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2012-12-03 08:20:23

RESTON, Va., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS International LLC (SOSi) today announced the addition of Lieutenant General (United States Army, Retired) Frank Helmick as the company's new Vice-President for Corporate Strategy. Lieutenant General (Ret.) Helmick joins the SOSi executive team at the company's operational headquarters in Reston, Virginia to lead the planning and execution of its growth strategy for the defense and national security sectors. (Photo:...

2012-05-23 06:24:06

NEW YORK, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spike TV will salute America's heroes this Memorial Day with a 12 hour "Band of Brothers" marathon that will feature an opportunity for viewers to send messages to troops and veterans that will run on-screen. On Monday, May 28 (9:00am-9:00pm ET/PT), viewers can post personal comments and thoughts via Spike's Facebook page that will be streamed live on-screen honoring our brave soldiers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/NY85419LOGO...

2012-04-27 06:22:28

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a five year hiatus, the return of the Lauderdale Air Show kicked off with a spectacular sunset landing of a member of the 101st Airborne Division's elite parachute demonstration team on the fifth floor courtyard of W Fort Lauderdale, the headquarter hotel for the event. In spite of the breeze, Sergeant Matthew Thode jumped from a plane at 10,000 feet and displayed pyrotechnics as he wove down between the two towers of the W...

2011-06-08 12:39:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Lawrence County to fly at half-staff on Saturday, June 11, in honor of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Edward Mills Jr. Staff Sgt. Mills, of New Castle, was killed in action in Afghanistan on May 26. He was a member of the U.S. Army 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne...

2010-06-01 13:45:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japan America Society of Southern California (JASSC) will commemorate more than 100 years of loyal friendships and fruitful ties between the Japanese and Americans at its 101st Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration at Club Nokia in the LA LIVE entertainment district on Wednesday, June 9, 2010. A very special guest and honoree will be present to receive the JASSC's Kokusai Shimin Sho International Citizens Award at the Gala Dinner. Master of...

2009-11-13 18:46:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hermann Historica oHG of Munich, Germany, the world leader in handling sales of militaria antiquities, antique arms and armour, firearms, hunting collectibles, orders and decorations as well as objects of military history, today concluded its auction of one of the most extensive and well preserved private collections of World War II artifacts. Following two days of bidding at the auction site in La Gua, France, as well as by telephone and Internet, the...

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2008-12-01 08:10:00

Military health officials are bracing for a surge of soldiers that have been deployed over a year that are expected to suffer from brain injuries and psychological problems. Some 15,000 soldiers are heading home to Ft. Campbell and experts believe as many as one in five of the 101st Airborne Division soldiers will suffer from stress-related disorders. In anticipation, the base has doubled its psychological health staff. Many troops that are stationed with the three 101st Airborne combat...

2006-09-03 11:27:30

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army officer has recommended that four U.S. troops face the death penalty if convicted of killing three detainees during a raid in Iraq in May, one of the soldier's lawyers said on Sunday. The investigating officer, Lt. Col. James Daniel, made his recommendation after finding "aggravating circumstances" in the case, said the lawyer, Paul Bergrin. The last U.S. soldier to be executed was hanged at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1961 -- for the...

2006-08-01 12:52:00

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A military court opened a preliminary hearing in Baghdad on Tuesday to determine whether four U.S. soldiers charged over the deaths of three male prisoners in Iraq will face court martials. They have already been charged with murder, attempted murder, conspiracy, communicating a threat, and obstructing justice in the killings in or around May 9 north of Baghdad. The Article 32 hearing comes at a sensitive time when the military is investigating other cases of...

2006-07-11 12:21:57

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A lawyer for a former U.S. soldier charged with killing a family of four in Iraq and raping one of them asked a judge on Tuesday for a gag order preventing officials from President George W. Bush on down from commenting on the case. Without that, a court filing said, 21-year-old Steven Green will not get a fair trial. He pleaded not guilty last week to four counts of murder and one count of rape, and a Kentucky grand jury is currently considering the case against...