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In Memoriam Fallen Hero Sgt. Spitzer; New Braunfels, Tx. RIP

NEW BRAUNFELS -- A New Braunfels Marine Corps sergeant was killed in action Wednesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense. Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, the DoD reports. Spitzer, who served as a mortarman, enlisted in the Marine Corps on Aug. 17, 2009, according to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, headquarters of th...

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In Memoriam : Fallen Hero LCpl Adam Wolff

Marine Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff Died June 20, 2014 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 25, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died June 20 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Three Lejeune Marines killed in AfghanistanThree North Carolina-based Marines were killed in Afghanistan on Friday, the Defense Department announced.Staff Sgt. ...

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HeroBracelets and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund for Immediate Release

HeroBracelets.org SO PROUD of our partnership with the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund since 2004.   FROM:          INTREPID FALLEN HEROES FUND   CONTACT:   Rubenstein Communications                         Jennifer Pastrich – 212-843-8096 / jpastrich@rubenstein.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INTREPID FALLEN H...

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US Army Marksmen Win Pistol Championship

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (June 26, 2014) -- Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit gave the Army both the individual and team championships at the 55th Interservice Pistol Championships, held here, June 15-20. The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, or USAMU, Blue won the overall team championship for the ninth consecutive year, while Staff Sgt. Patrick Franks claimed his first overall individual championship. "One of the reasons why we've been so successful is our ability to have...

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Re-Enlisting at the Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, June 23, 2014) -- The only thing standing in the way of Joseph A. Powell enlisting in the Army was his braces. "I had to wait one year. It was the most depressing year of my life," Powell said. In 2008, Powell was finally able to enlist in the Army along with his twin brother, Joshua M. Powell. On June 19, 2014, the two brothers, along with 11 other Soldiers, re-enlisted during a ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard. The event coincided with cel...

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Military Pageant: Twilight Tattoo

(Army News Service, June 26, 2014) -- On a summer evening in the national capital region, the Army's top enlisted advisor honored a special group of men and women who have worn the uniform. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III hosted a Twilight Tattoo, an hour-long, live-action military pageant, here yesterday in honor of non-commissioned officers. NCOs are truly the "backbone of the Army" and have served the nation with distinction and honor, Chandler said. "In its darkest ti...

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UNTIL They Come HOME - Wear Red on Fridays

Wear our Amazing Red HeroBracelet until He or She comes home - Red Custom HeroBracelet !  15.49  #Heroes #herobracelets

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Troops Morale, Welfare and Recreation

MWR Summer Recreation Activities Open to Troops, Families By Terri Moon CronkAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 – With summer just beginning, Defense Department officials want to remind service members and their families that low- to no-cost fitness and recreation opportunities exist to maintain military family readiness, a morale, welfare and recreation official said today. Chris Wright, MWR program analyst with DOD’s military community and family policy o...

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Physical Fitness ~ "Best Warrior" test!

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