He served in the United States Army and in six years of service, he attained the rank of Captain. He began a tour of duty on in the Republic of Vietnam on 12 May Humbert Roque Versace is listed as Missing in Action.
In the orange light of late afternoon, a mile-long Army convoy of 33 heavily loaded trucks crossed a bridge over the Tigris River into the dusty, trash-strewn streets of Al Amarah, Iraq. Stuart Redus was at the wheel of a boxy old big-rig, 28th in line, with Staff Sgt. Fernando Torres in the passenger seat.
The Bush administration declined a request today from the Salvation Army, the nation's largest charity, to exempt religious charities that receive federal money from local laws that bar discrimination against homosexuals. The decision came on the same day that the charity's request was made public in an article in The Washington Post, which obtained an internal Salvation Army document that asserted that the administration had already made a commitment to the charity's request. The disclosure of the request outraged some civil rights groups and lawmakers and raised fresh questions about one of President Bush's top legislative priorities.
A site for writing about problems with the current medical hold system at the Training Bases in the US Army. The personal has become political I'm the mother of two US veterans of the war in Iraq, one about to do his 2nd tour.
I am examining how that principle applies to the body of work that I have produced for this blog, which is a Personal blog. Since I started this blog inthere have been posts. Former Army Lt.
An important document of Irish labour history, freely available online for the first time here, O'Casey's book tells the history of the formation of the Irish Citizen Army in The workers' militia was formed by the Transport and General Workers Union in Dublin inshortly after the great Dublin lockout and strike of that year. Originally formed to defend workers' demonstrations from attacks by police, O'Casey charts developments as they conclude with the Citizen Army participating in the nationalist Dublin Easter Uprising of
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The command is part of the Department of Defense and is the only unified combatant command created by an Act of Congress. The idea of an American unified special operations command had its origins in the aftermath of Operation Eagle Clawthe disastrous attempted rescue of hostages at the American embassy in Iran in The ensuing investigation, chaired by Admiral James L.
What to choose for the very last inscription in this project - for the person who died on the last day of the war, the day the Armistice was signed - exercised me for some time. In the end it came down to three inscriptions: To my dear son, one of three Who gave their lives For the country This is the inscription for Private Leonard Brock who died of wounds in a German prisoner of war camp on 11 November One of his brothers had died of wounds in November and the other in March
MAAF maintains a roster of Atheists in Foxholes, just in case there are any rumors that we don't exist. The next time you hear someone repeat that old myth, just send them here to see how atheists have served honorably in combat - always have, always will. MAAF has thousands of members, and this list is only a small subset of those who have chosen to speak out publicly.