Soldiers, kin face cuts in base services
By Kristin M. Hall - The Associated Press
Posted : Friday Jan 8, 2010 14:41:03 EST
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Soldiers and their families on Army posts around the country could see cutbacks in trash pickup, lawn-mowing and other services as the military tries to hold down non-war spending while escalating [...]
U.S. Soldiers carry the remains of U.S. Army Spc. Israel Candelaria Mejias during a transfer ceremony on Dover Air Force Base, Del., April 7, 2009. Mejias died in Baghdad, Iraq, April 5, 2009, of wounds sustained from a mine detonation during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment and attached [...]
A new building serves as headquarters for the Warrior Transition Brigade at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
Staying Power: Army Program Reinvents Wounded Care
By Fred W. Baker III
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2008 – When the first news stories broke in February 2007 detailing a [...]
Army Greets New Osprey
Story by Pfc. Benjamin Watson
CAMP MACKALL, N.C. – On a cloudless summer day at Camp Mackall Airfield, the U.S. Army reached a new milestone in its airborne operations capabilities with the MV-22 Osprey aircraft.
The July 22, 2008 operation marked the first official use of the Osprey by the Army for training purposes, [...]
After reading this article from the Strategy Page and speaking with persons training our forces and some in training, I knew James Dunnigan was right.
Today’s training of medics, particularly those being trained in Special Operations Command, is so extensive that there have been reported minor rumblings from a few with MD after their names, that [...]