Hero Stories for August 2009

James D. Argentine

Lance Cpl. James D. Argentine, 22, of Farmingdale, New York, died August 6, 2009, while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. Lance Cpl. Argentine was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. </d

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Warrior Leader Course offerered in Kuwait for first time

In order to reduce the amount of time that Soldiers spend away from their families, and because of the quick operation tempo, there were almost 500 Soldiers in Kuwait, who needed to attend Warrior Leader Course, so a plan for conducting the course in theater was ma

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Tags: DOD Releases

Warrior Leader Course offered in Kuwait for first time

In order to reduce the amount of time that Soldiers spend away from their families, and because of the quick operation tempo, there were almost 500 Soldiers in Kuwait, who needed to attend Warrior Leader Course, so a plan for conducting the course in theater was ma

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Tags: DOD Releases

Anthony C. Garcia

Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony C. Garcia, 21, of Panama City, Florida, died August 5, 2009, while supporting combat operations in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Petty Officer 3rd Class Garcia served as a corpsman with Marines assigned to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe, Hawaii. </d

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Military working dogs give Soldiers run for their money

Four legs are better than two when trying to evade a military working d

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Iraqi soldiers train for route clearance operations

As the Iraqi Army develops its capabilities to support the mission of providing for security for the population of Iraq, it is necessary for Iraqi Army soldiers to gain knowledge of new skil

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Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony C. Garcia

Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony C. Gar

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Keiffer P. Wilhelm

Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm, 19, of Plymouth, Ohio, died August 4, 2009, in Maysan province, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. Pvt. Wilhelm was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. </d

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Tags: Army , DOD Releases , Ohio , OIF

America's Mighty Warriors.

I'm sitting at the desk in my hotel room after just completing our 8 hour Troopathon at the Reagan Library. I've gone over and over in my head trying to figure out why this year even though we had a better set, added celebrities to our line up and had better media coverage that our final funds raised to support the troops was half of last years efforts. I turn on the TV and click through the channels trying to find coverage of our days event. I had heard earlier in the day that Michael Jac...

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My Hero. Capt. Mark Garner

In Memory of Capt. Mark Garner, US Army, Afghanistan God bless you Capt. Garner. We will never forget you and your service to our country...Thank You Joel Hoop

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