POWIDZ, Poland — U.S. Army Europe’s Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges stood atop the railhead that supplies the strategic air base in this small central Poland village, and told his military planners they were thinking too small, too “Petticoat Junction” about the potential of Powidz. 353 more words
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By the time John Kohout of Port Charlotte, Fla. graduated from jump school at Fort Benning, Ga. V-E Day had come and gone. Since the Germans had already surrendered he became a replacement soldier in the 11th Airborne Division sent to the Philippines as part of the occupation force. 1,229 more words
In considering The Problem with Competitive Awards in the Sharing Economy I raised the eyebrows of competitive individuals. They struggle to see the Sharing Economy fosters collaboration over competition, insisting that we will never get rid of competition. 704 more words
Militaria collecting has a broad spectrum possessing many facets that allow people to specialize or focus their efforts on specific themes or concepts. Aside from settling on a particular branch or time period, collectors might choose to get very narrow with their collections. 513 more words
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A wounded Army veteran missing part of his left leg carried his racing partner across the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, according to WCVB in Boston.
CHAPEL HILL, Tenn. (WKRN) – The soldier killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in Maryland Monday has been identified as a native of Chapel Hill, Tennessee. 364 more words