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You Won't Want to Miss this Interview!

August 22, 2017- I’m really excited to tell you that I’ll be interviewing Tracy Dion from Catcentric.org! Tracy is a writer, blogger, and feline care and behaviour coach who currently resides in Massachusetts. 122 more words


Share your story with the National Museum of the U.S. Army

Since before the birth of this nation, men and women have fought to protect and defend this land and its people against enemies, both at home and abroad.  137 more words


Video and photos: Amy Guth jumps with the U.S. Army Golden Knights

Amy Guth jumps with SFC Noah Watts of the U.S. Army Golden Knights. Video courtesy U.S. Army Parachute Team. 383 more words

Amy Guth

James McCloughan – Medal of Honor Awardee

From the Task and Purpose website

In May 1969, Specialist James McCloughan survived a 48-hour massacre — and never stopped fighting to save 10 members of his unit. 58 more words


Simone Askew Selected 1st Captain of Corps of Cadets at West Point

via army.mil

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadet Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy’s Corps of Cadets… 296 more words


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WEST POINT, N.Y. — Cadet Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy’s Corps of Cadets for the 2017-2018 academic year, achieving the highest position in the cadet chain of command. She will assume her duties on Aug. 14. Askew, an International History major, currently leads 1,502 cadets as the Regimental Commander of Cadet Basic Training II. As First Captain she is responsible for the overall performance of the approximately 4,400-member Corps of Cadets. Her duties also include implementing a class agenda and acting as a liaison between the Corps and the administration. Askew is the first African-American woman to hold this esteemed position. “Simone truly exemplifies our values of Duty, Honor, Country. Her selection is a direct result of her hard work, dedication and commitment to the Corps over the last three years,” said Brig. Gen. Steven W. Gilland, commandant of cadets. “I know Simone and the rest of our incredibly talented leaders within the Class of 2018 will provide exceptional leadership to the Corps of Cadets in the upcoming academic year.” Outside of the curriculum, Askew is a member of the Army West Point Crew team and developing leaders as the Cadet-in-Charge of the Elevation Initiative. She is a graduate of Air Assault School, an EXCEL Scholar, a member of the Phi Alpha Theta Honorary National History Society, a recipient of the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Military Leadership, and holds the highest female Recondo score during Combat Field Training II for the class of 2018. To see a video feature story on Askew, click here: http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Fairfax-County-Woman-Makes-History-at-West-Point_Washington-DC-438421463.html?_osource=SocialFlowTwt_DCBrand Source: Simone Askew Selected First Captain | Article | The United States Army

Joseph Boskin, Ph.D.

Title: Professor Emeritus of History
Company: Boston University
Location: Cambridge, MA United States

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Walt Halloran [US 165th Signal Photo Company]

Walt Halloran interview by James Holland @James1940 on Twitter

You were born and brought up in Minnesota?

Yes on a little farm in Chapsville.

How far is that from Rochester?Walt Halloran Bulge Colour… 11,634 more words

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