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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

Society

New National Army Museum Groundbreaking

The ceremony and groundbreaking of the new National Army Museum was recently held at Fort Belvoir. The museum will be free-of-charge to visitors, and is expected to open in 2019. 66 more words

History

Shrinking Army Aims to Keep Guard, Reserve Combat-Ready

Before citizen-soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Georgia National Guard troops spent months training away from their families and day jobs as they prepared for war. 48 more words

United States Army

FALLEN HEROES - Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas, died Sept. 32 more words

Department Of Defense

George Spillman - Graduate of US Army Ranger School Deployed out of Fort Lewis, Washington

George Spillman is a graduate of the US Army Ranger school and was deployed out of Fort Lewis, Washington when he fought overseas. Spillman earned the Carnegie Medal after rescuing a mother and her children from a burning truck in the field. 204 more words

Business

FALLEN HEROES - 1st Lt. Jeffrey D. Cooper, 25

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

1st Lt. Jeffrey D. Cooper, 25, of Mill Creek, Washington, died Sept. 36 more words

Department Of Defense

Deadly Silences: The Longest Night

Review: The Longest Night, by Andria Williams
Random House, 2016. 383 pp. $27

As Chekhov famously observed, a playwright mustn’t put a loaded rifle on stage if he doesn’t plan on having a character fire it. 861 more words

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