After a year at war, Miyoko Hikiji wrote a memoir that spans the traditional literary genres. It is a very real account of a tour in Iraq, complete with the dust, blood and tears. It is also a moving narrative of people reaching out to one another in a time of crisis for comfort, support and love.
“Steinkamp demonstrated all the skills of the Marine squad leader in a very long day of combat in Afghanistan,” said Brig. Gen. James Lukeman, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division. “From planning the mission, maneuvering his squad, coming into contact with the enemy, setting up supporting fire positions and engaging the enemy, down to close combat with grenades, calling in (medical evacuations), and calling in Cobra (helicopters), he showed the courage and heroism which earned him this Silver Star.”
“Our mission is to destroy the insurgents’ hiding places, to capture insurgents and to eliminate those who are trying to destroy this country,” said Lt. Col. Ahmadullah Popal, the 2nd SOK commander. “Our commandos are experts and well-trained soldiers who bring a lot of good changes for their nation.”
None of 107 U.S. Reactors in Study is Adequately Protected, But Among Most Vulnerable are 11 Reactors in CA, CT, FL, MD, MA, MO, NY, NC, TX, VA, … Including 1 within 25 Miles of White House.
For members of the1156th Engineer Company, located in Kingston, N.Y., the exercise gave them an opportunity to exchange techniques and procedures for extracting and evacuating casualties with Westchester County firefighters, McCoy said