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FALLEN HEROES - Sgt. Douglas J. Riney, 26, Michael G. Sauro, 40

The Department of Defense announced today the death of one soldier and one Department of Army civilian employee who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Sgt. Douglas J. 59 more words

Department Of Defense


Road Warrior Bitter Brew at a roadside diner,
or Army’s Warrior Sludge,
some call it nostalgia,
I call it Coffee,
My Friend.


Recruiting to Focus on All Army Components

The Army will begin recruiting for all components, trying to find the best fit for a new soldier in the active component, the Reserve or the Army National Guard, the commander of Army Recruiting Command says. 264 more words

Total Force

FALLEN HEROES - Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31

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

Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Takoma Park, Maryland, died Oct. 44 more words

Department Of Defense

This Day in History: The Long Surrender

A group of Native Americans on this day in 1877 surrendered to the United States Army. This was no normal surrender; it was a long and difficult 1,170 miles from Oregon to Bear Paw Mountains in Montana. 1,705 more words

This Day In History

General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Michael L. Howard, deputy commanding general (Operations), 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York, to director, Force Management, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. 246 more words

Department Of Defense

I Took My Airborne Pipe Off The Fireplace Mantle This Morning

I had recently retired my Airborne Churchwarden Pipe after a significant break-in/testing period, retired it under glass atop the fireplace mantle, somehow hoping, ne’er to put wooden match to her again. 212 more words