For me, as for many of us, the morning of September 11, 2001 started off like any other. It was a beautiful day in St. Charles, Missouri. My wife & I had one young son & one on the way. An Army guy, I was a traditional National Guardsman and a small business owner with […]
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On September 11th, 2001, I was a Captain of Armor in the Illinois National Guard’s 66th Brigade. I served as a traditional National Guard soldier, drilling part-time as I’d done for 8 years during college and after active duty. After 12 years in the U.S. Army, I’d considered strongly the idea of separating from service. […]
Army Spends Millions to Search for Unexploded Ordnance By Debbie Gregory Unexploded ordnance experts have been searching for military munitions off Hawaii’s Makua Beach, focusing on a 22-acre area after a 5-inch projectile was found offshore in 2016. “It’s about the length of two football fields and the depth of one football field,” said Col. […]
Special Forces Legend, “Iron Mike” Dies By Debbie Gregory Last month, the Army lost a special ops legend. Maj. Gen. Michael D. Healy, 91, spent 35 years serving in the military, completing tours in Korea and Vietnam. Healy began his career with parachute training followed by attendance at a number of Army Colleges, including Ranger […]
Army Chaplain Completes Ranger School at Age 41 By Debbie Gregory. Army Chaplain Completes Ranger School at Age 41 By Debbie Gregory. Capt. Ryan Mortensen is the kind of person who loves a challenge. The 41-year-old is one of only 1,600 chaplains in the U.S. Army, and he is now one of only 20 chaplains […]
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