Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:47:46 +0000 Service honors El Paso corporal listed as missing in action in 1950 After 67 years, the family of an El Paso serviceman who was listed as Missing in Action during the Korean War felt his presence. Army Cpl. Ismael Garcia went MIA in the Battle of Chosin Reservoir on Dec. 2, 1950. Garcia was presumed dead on Dec. 31, 1953. "I think he was here," whispered 92-year-old Margie Velez, the oldest sister of the soldier during a memorial ceremony at Fort Bliss National Cemetery last week.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:44:32 +0000 Fire destroyed vet's home in 2001; NH community now helping build new structure Riemer, an Air Force veteran, has been living in a small out-building on his property after a fire destroyed his Derry home in 2001. With no running water and heat provided by a small wood stove, Riemer still finds time to volunteer to help others including bringing food to those in need.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:38:22 +0000 Illinois man killed in Afghanistan 'always wanted to be a Ranger' Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, of Bloomington, was a Ranger team leader at the time of the raid and was on his third deployment to Afghanistan. His former high school track coach said Rodgers always made known his intentions to become an Army Ranger.
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Historical D - I - K
Special Note: While we know some reliefs are well deserved or earned in every way (like Lt.Col (R) Stemple) - many listed here may be as the result of political correctness, social experimentation and oversensitive service members using the regulations to distract from their own shortcomings. Its up to you to decide!
Ex-brigade commander slammed for behavior -Army report says fired colonel’s underlings lived in ‘abject fear’
By Joe Gould - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Nov 20, 2011