US Army veteran shares story of Cold War-era service
For 58-year-old retired U.S. Army veteran Steve Queen, what started as a way to possibly land a job as a bus driver turned into seven years of service to his country that spanned the globe.
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Buffalo Soldiers deserve hero status in Colorado Springs
And largely forgotten are their infantry regiments assigned to dusty outposts across a dozen states including Colorado to build forts and roads and telegraph lines, guard stage stations and watering holes, escort supply trains, survey parties and mail routes, and perform other less-glamorous work of settling the Wild West .
Mon Jul 14, 2014
People in the news: Villa Park man graduates from West Point
Scott Williams of Villa Park recently graduated from the U.S. Military Academy-West Point.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
National Review Online
It certainly helps to live under a commander-in-chief who not only lands on an aircraft carrier in a fighter jet, but then delivers from that platform a clearheaded and stirring address on America's role as Earth's foremost guardian of individual liberty.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Saab Awarded an Additional Training Contract for the U.S. Army
Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC. has been awarded a $10.9 Million Training Systems order by the U.S. Army for radio systems to improve communication capabilities during live training exercises.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Vernon Clifton Canfield
He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the Army ended in 1954, but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The News Tribune
New Army report projects cuts of up to 16,000 soldiers from JBLM
A decade of growth at Joint Base Lewis-McChord could be wiped away by 2020 if the Army carries out severe force reductions in the South Sound as described in a planning document released Thursday.
Vernon Clifton Canfield, 85
He joined the US Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the army ended in 1954 but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington ~ 24 JUNE 2014
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, , formerly Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, is a joint United States military installation in Pierce County and Thurston County, Washington, United States.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Kennewick native re-enacts D-Day ceremonies in Normandy
Sgt. 1st Class Ryan D. Anderson was one of 25 members of the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment to take part in the D-Day anniversary ceremonies.
The News Tribune
70th anniversary of D-Day was special pilgrimage for JBLM ranger and family
Mike Okita and his three sisters wanted to send his parents, both in their 80s, on their first trip to Europe.