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On Its 237th Birthday, U.S. Army Contemplates Its Future

June 15, 2012 by

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By Steven Bucci ~ The U.S. Army is the nation’s oldest military service. It was founded in 1775 by the Continental Congress with an allocation of $2 million. The tradition remains sound, but the costs have certainly gone up. Around the world, in environments both calm and hostile, the soldiers, sergeants, and officers of the […]

Meet Our Decorated Heroes: Army Specialist Pvt. 1st Class Monica Brown

June 18, 2008 by

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Combat Medic Specialist Brown's heroism and selfless devotion to duty during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan. Disregarding her personal safety she treated and used her body to shield wounded soldiers while under intense enemy fire. For her bravery and her courageous actions, Army Specialist Pvt. First Class Monica Brown was awarded the Silver Star.