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Remember ~ Honor ~ Teach

In 1992, one individual with a surplus of wreaths started something at Arlington National Cemetery that has continued to grow to over 1,200 locations today. Drawing on a boyhood experience, Morrill Worchester started a tradition of laying wreaths on the graves of service members that would go on quietly for over ten years. Then in […]

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Help; When Needed

ep·i·dem·ic – n. a sudden, widespread occurrence of a particular undesirable phenomenon. We have been at Fort Riley for a total of five years between two cycles here, but in that time there hasn’t been such a heartbreaking time as the last ninety days or so. There’s been an epidemic of news stories that read “soldier found […]

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100 years and counting–Part Two

(If you missed it, read Part One here.) As I sit here listening to the artillery, the impact being made by Big Red One soldiers today is not overlooked. Marching on from Desert Storm, the 1st Infantry Division soldiers didn’t take a back seat to the world theatre. October 1995 – 1ID units moved into […]

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