Tag Archives: battle

Our Flag Was Still There

Beginning in April 2012 and continuing through 2015, the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and other government and non-profit partners will commemorate the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and The Star Spangled Banner. New Orleans was chosen as the host city for the opening events marking the 200th anniversary. The three-year commemoration will also end in New Orleans, …

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That One Moment That Changes Everything

Video provided by Army Medicine On deployment, there are times when it seems that life goes by slowly.  Then, there are times when a few moments – a few seconds  – can change, or take, a life.  Those moments impact so many people, from the fellow soldiers, to the medics, to the family members, the hospital employees, and the wounded …

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Women Training for Combat

By Gary Sheftick, Army News Service From www.army.mil WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Army announced its intent to open six occupational specialties and more than 13,000 positions to women. These six military occupational specialties, or MOSs, were previously closed to women because they were normally co-located with direct combat units: — 13M Multiple Launch Rocket System crewmember — 13P MLRS Operations/Fire …

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Living History

By the 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment Members of the Living History Detachment, a part of the Illinois State Military Museum, held a World War I encampment event recently. The event aims to teach the public about what the uniforms, weapons, military life, and tactics for the American forces who participated in WWI. [youtube G0to2GaB580 nolink]

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