I was stationed in Washington, D.C., during an election year and the voting craze was everywhere, even in the water. I managed to avoid it until a close friend reminded me of something I had learned in junior high.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has conducted a Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, commonly called
The corridor in the basement of the Spinnelli Barracks in Mannheim, Germany, is lined with Soldiers and their families. Weapons are being issued to members of the 512th Maintenance Company, 51st Maintenance Battalion, 29th Support Group, 21st Theater Support Command. Within hours, the 512th will fly through dark skies to set up shop in Iraq. Wives, husbands and children cling to each other for what may be their last embrace for possibly a year.
The wing has changed, but the mission stayed the same.
As the new 86th Operations Group commander, Col. Randy Kee will aim to continue the legacy of those who had served in the position before him.
Ramstein begins a new program Monday to “re-blue” and positively guide airmen to acceptable military behavior.
Various organizations expressed concern that wounded and ill Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom military people arrive at hospitals with little more than the clothes on their backs.