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FALLEN HEROES - Staff Sgt. Benjamin G. Prange, 30, Pfc. Keith M. Williams, 19

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died July 24, in Mirugol Kalay, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. 42 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - Martin Hoffmann, Army Secretary in 1970s, Dies at 82

As secretary of the Army in the 1970s, Martin R. Hoffmann presided over a cheating scandal at West Point and helped usher in the all-volunteer Army.. 9 more words


FALLEN HEROES - Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., 20

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr., 20, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died July 24, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from an illness sustained in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. 25 more words

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CPT Humbert Roque “Rocky Versace, Army Special Forces
Detachment A-23, 5th Special Forces Group, (Intelligence Advisor, MAAG at Camau)
Date of Birth: 02 July 1937 (Honolulu HI) 851 more words


Have We Forgotten Our Heroes? Chapter 2

MSG Kenneth Mills Roraback, US Army Special Forces
Date of Birth: 09 February 1932 (Brooklyn NY)
Date of Death: 26 September 1965 (Vietnam)

The U.S. Army Special Forces, Vietnam (Provisional) was formed at Saigon in 1962 to advise and assist the South Vietnamese government in the organization, training, equipping and employment of the Civilian Irregular Defense Group (CIDG) forces. 1,031 more words


Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor Monday on a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war. 338 more words


Ice-T stands up for our veterans

Most people probably don’t know that long before he became a hip-hop icon and television star, rapper and actor Ice-T served in the United States Army from 1979 to 1981 in the 25th Infantry Division. 293 more words

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