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Wounded Army Casualty Assistance Officer gets to honor Soldiers as a civilian

Wounded Army Casualty Assistance Officer gets to honor Soldiers as a civilian By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Daniel McNeal retired May 27, 2019 after more than 30 years of military service. McNeal spent several years in the Navy before joining
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Injured Soldier says to care for all veterans

Injured Soldier says to care for all veterans By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition COLORADO SPRING, Colo. "I feel great, I love life," says U.S. Army retired Sgt. 1st Class Michael Schlitz. The energy and passion from Schlitz kept Army Wounded Warrior Program Advocates on the edge of
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Life might be different but Advocates make the difference

Life might be different but Advocates make the difference By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Johnathan Holsey says he woke up a different person on November 11, 2004. "You never think it's your convoy that is going to get hit. Thi
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Pushing yourself to the limit

Pushing yourself to the limit By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. - You probably never realize how much you need your thumb until you can't use it. Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Simper of the Utah Army National Guard now faces that notion every day. In November
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Wounded Soldier getting out? Get a Career Education and Readiness Plan

Wounded Soldier getting out? Get a Career Education and Readiness Plan. By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. Retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Kristian Mathews spent the last few months of his 16 year Army career at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii Warrior Transition Unit recovering from a
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Competition helps Army veteran on and off the field

Competition helps Army veteran on and off the field By: Christopher Fields, Army Warrior Care and Transition JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Retired U.S. Army Spc. Angela Euson has been training hard since last year's Department of Defense Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colorado to represent Team Army again in 2019. Her performance
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Capt. Israel Reyes: The innovative artist

Capt. Israel Reyes: The innovative artist By Annette P. Gomes, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. - The artist Vincent Van Gogh's quick and heavy utilization of paint, French post-Impressionist, Georges Pierre Seurat's pointillism and M.C. Escher's keen eye for mathematics. These are all artistic important creative minds who've
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Injured Soldier with eight kids makes it work

Injured Soldier with eight kids makes it work By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. The resiliency of children is highlighted during the month of the military child in April. They often change communities and schools and changes in circumstances can alter expectations and the family dynamic.
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Motivating my brother

Motivating my brother By MaryTherese Griffin, Army Warrior Care and Transition ARLINGTON, Va. Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine and retired U.S. Army Capt. Tim Bomke at first glance are an unlikely pair. They are from opposite sides of the country, have a 13 year age difference and different
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Cross-functional team receives national award for BAMC Secretarial Designee program

Story by Lori Newman on 06/07/2019 The Brooke Army Medical Center Secretarial Designee Cost Analysis Team received the 2018 Distinguished Team Award at the local and national level from the American Society of Military Comptrollers. The national award was presented at the ASMC Professional Development Institute in San Antonio o
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Former 'Big Red One' Soldier receives Distinguished Service Cross

Story by Patrecia Geistfeld on 04/08/2019 Story and photo by Gail Parsons 1st Inf. Div. Post One never knows how they will respond when faced with incredible violence and destruction as death stares them in the eye. Throughout the Army's history, many Soldiers have risen above their own survival instinct
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