DOD Announces Navy Casualty and Identifies Sailor Listed as Whereabouts Unknown The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor and the identity of another sailor listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN). The announcement resulted from a July 23 incident in Logar province, Afghanistan, while the sailors were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.…Details
For an exemplary commitment to the Soldiers, NCOs, and Officers of Echo Company, Task Force Shadow. In embodying the best traits of the American spirit and patriotism, your continuous support and construction of care packages is what each Soldier has sworn to defend. We would like to express our gratitude and thanks to the people…Details
He clutches the cross hanging on his chain next to his dog tags. He knows he may not see some of his buddies again.
You walk down the beach, staring at all the pretty girls.
He patrols the streets, searching for insurgents and terrorists.
You call your girlfriend and set a date for tonight.
He waits for the mail to see if there is a letter from home.
You hug and kiss your girlfriend, like you do everyday.
He holds his letter close and smells his love’s perfume.
You roll your eyes as a baby cries.
He gets a letter with pictures of his new child, and wonders if they’ll ever meet.
Students at St. John’s University, Queens, NY, under the direction of professor Jane Paley participated in a “Socks for Soldiers’ drive that resulted in the collection of 600 pair of heavy-duty sweat socks for U.S. Troops deployed overseas. Professor Paley said, “We are thrilled to be participating in the work of your wonderful organization.” Thanks…Details