National  Military Appreciation Month



Secretary of Defense
speaks on National Military
Appreciation Month

 GENERAL FRANKS THANKS US
TROOPS FOR WAR EFFORT

• RECIPIENTS SELECTED FOR 2002
"NEWMANS' OWN AWARDS"
 
• 
PENTAGON HONORS CHARITY
WORK 

• 
SECDEF THANKS VETERANS FOR
THEIR SERIVICE

MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION
MONTH/NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL AWARDED
 OLD GUARD CONDUCTS FLAGS
IN CEREMONY AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

 SECDEF REMEMBERS THE
SACRIFICES OF TODAY'S SERVICE-
MEMBERS

 SECDEF SAYS VETERANS
ORGANIZATIONS WORK HARD FOR VETERANS/AMERICANS

DOD ENCOURAGES FOLKS TO
SIGN VIRTUAL THANK YOU NOTE TO TROOPS

DEFENSE SECRETARY RUMSFELD
40TH RECIPIENT OF LONE SAILOR AWARD
TWO SOLDIERS AWARDED
MEDAL
OF HONOR POSTHOUMOUSLY
ARMED FORCES RECOGNIZED
WITH NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL

SITES OF INTERESTS
MILITARY APPRECIATION
'HALL OF COINS' TO OFFICER
KILLED AT PENTAGON
ARTWORK ON RESCUE PLANE
PAYS TRIBUTE TO HERO
NAMI DOC SELECTED FOR NATIONAL
SPIRIT OF WOMEN AWARD
TEAM MARINES HONORS
AVAITION HEROES
PENDLETON MARINES HONORED
FOR HIGHWAY HEROISM
WORDS OF APPRECIATION
PRESIDENT PRESENTS
CONGRESSIONAL MEDALS OF HONOR
PENSACOLA AREA CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE
MCDONALD'S HONORS MEN AND
WOMEN IN UNIFORM THROUGH NATIONAL SALUTE PROGRAM
Aviation ordnancemen on the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) muscle ordnance into place

Aviation ordnancemen on the USS Enterprise
(CVN 65) muscle ordnance into place as aircraft are readied for strike missions against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. DoD photo by Lt. j.g. Douglas E. Houser, U.S. Navy.

Pvt. Eileen Schnetzka of the 511th Military Police Company

Pvt. Eileen Schnetzka of the 511th Military Police Company, 10th Mountain Division, stands watch in a humvee at a checkpoint at Bagram Airfield. Schnetzka, who is from York, Pa., is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Pfc. Jeremy W. Guthrie, 314th Press Camp Headquarters.

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment determine their position during a movement to contact exercise

Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment determine their position during a movement to contact exercise. The 26th Inf. will return to Kosovo this spring when the Division returns to that peacekeeping mission. Photo by the Department of the Army.


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Wolfowitz Thanks Guardsmen for Their Service
By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md.

July 31, 2002 — Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz visited with and thanked the members of the 113th Fighter Squadron here for their service in protecting the nation's capital since Sept. 11.
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Altus Airman Zooms to Top Spot in Newman's Own Award Program
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON

July 10, 2002 — Tech. Sgt. Brian K. Williams' "Pilot for a Day" at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., wins the $10,000 top prize in the 3rd annual Newman's Own Awards for Military Community Excellence competition.
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Military Community Excellence Grants to be Announced

Fifteen volunteer organizations will receive $50,000 in grants for their innovative programs to improve quality of life for servicemembers and their families.
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Bush Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Hero
By Linda D. Kozaryn
Bush Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War HeroAmerican Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
July 8, 2002 — Forty years ago, Army Capt. Humbert Roque 'Rocky' Versace wanted to become a priest and work with Vietnamese orphans. He'd been accepted into a seminary, but his dream was not to be fulfilled.
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House of Representatives Thanks Nation's Troops
By Linda D. Kozaryn
House of Representatives Thanks Nation's TroopsAmerican Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
June 27, 2002 — It's not often that the entire House of Representatives agrees on one thing. Yet they all agree that the men and women of America's armed forces deserve the nation's thanks.
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Bush: West Point Grads Answer History's Call to Duty
By Gerry J. Gilmore
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
June 1, 2002 — President Bush today told graduates of U.S. Military Academy's Class of 2002 at West Point, N.Y., that America's war against terrorism is an unprecedented confrontation between good and evil.
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Paula Zahn Signs 'Thank You Note' to Troops
By Linda D. Kozaryn
Paula Zahn Signs 'Thank You Note' to TroopsAmerican Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
May 31, 2002 — CNN anchor Paula Zahn signed a virtual 'Thank You Note' to America's service members this afternoon during a Pentagon visit.
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Civic Leaders Get a Glimpse of Military Life
By Linda D. Kozaryn
Civic Leaders Get a Glimpse of Military LifeAmerican Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
May 30, 2002 — A mayor, a newspaper editor, a businesswoman and 55 other civic, business and industry leaders got an inside look at the military recently, and like all veterans, they've got "war stories" to tell.
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Loss, Patriotism Feelings Rise at Memorial Day Events
By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
May 27, 2002 — When Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Tracy Thomas started singing "America the Beautiful," a few people in the Memorial Amphitheater here began waving small American flags. By the time the chief had finished everyone was standing and waving the Stars and Stripes.
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Memorial Day Message from the Secretary Of Defense
Ever since Memorial Day was established in 1868,
Memorial Day Message from the Secretary Of DefenseAmericans across the land have gathered together to remember, in ceremony and sacred observance, all those who, in the words of one soldier-poet, "tasted death in youth, that Liberty might grow old."
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Defense Department Remembers Fallen Heroes On Memorial Day
The Department of Defense will observe Memorial Day at bases, deployed locations, and ships at sea in its worldwide observance of Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day 2002 Message from the Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Across our great land, thousands of American flags, proudly waving, mark the final resting place of soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and merchant mariners who had their lives cut short so that we may live freely and enjoy the blessings of liberty. Memorial Day is the one day of the year that we set aside to remember and honor our country's patriots, yet we owe them a debt of gratitude, every day of every year.
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Rolling Thunder Rides Again
By Linda D. Kozaryn
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON
May 26, 2002 — Their pony tails and beards are now mostly gray. Their faces are worn and grizzled. Yet, the Vietnam veterans who gather here each year on Memorial Day weekend remain determined. They will not let America forget that some of their brothers in arms never came home.
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Last Updated
August 6, 2002


National Military Month



MILITARY FAMILY
MILITARY FAMILY
MILITARY CHILDREN
MILITARY TEENS
MILITARY ASSISTANCE
ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE
AIR FORCE CROSSROADS
NAVY LIFELINES
MARINE CORPS COMMUNITY
SERVICES
COAST GUARD FAMILY
PROGRAMS


SITES OF INTERESTS
ARMED FORCES RECOGNIZED
WITH NATIONAL DEFENSE
SERVICE MEDAL
MILITARY APPRECIATION
WEEKEND
UNITED STATES
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
USO
(UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATION)





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A crewmember readies an F-14A Tomcat

A crewmember readies an F-14A Tomcat for upcoming flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on the flight
deck of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) .
Aircraft are being readied for strike missions against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban regime. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason D. Malcom, U.S. Navy.





Army soldiers with 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Serkankheil, Afghanistan — Army soldiers with 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), scan the
nearby ridgeline for enemy movement during Operation Anaconda. The operation marks
the largest U.S. offensive since the Gulf War. U.S.Army Photo by Spc. David Marck Jr.,
314th Press Camp Headquarters.







Pfc. Michael Williams (left), from Phoenix, Ariz., spots targets for Staff Sgt. Kevin Lacrosse, a sniper from St. Albans, Vt

Pfc. Michael Williams (left), from Phoenix, Ariz., spots targets for Staff Sgt. Kevin Lacrosse, a sniper from St. Albans, Vt. The soldiers, part of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, are deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jon D. Sheffer,
10th Mtn. Div.






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