Soldiers Magazine

Monthly magazine provides news and information about Army operations and policies

Articles from Vol. 64, No. 12, December

100 Years of Soldier & Spiritual Support
As the Army celebrates "The Year of the Noncomissioned Officer," this month also marks the centennial of the chaplain assistant. To highlight this special event, Soldiers features the stories of two chaplain assistants, both NCOs, one deployed to a...
California or Bust
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] FIVE antique military vehicles, representing every conflict from World War I to Vietnam, convoy through Washington's morning rush hour at 30 mph. The mirrors, lights and signals are microscopic, and one car doesn't have signals...
First Soldiers in Space
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] COLONEL Robert L. Stewart floated through the space shuttle Challenger's cargo bay and over to his jetpack--known in NASA terms as a Manned Maneuvering Unit. He eased himself into it and swung the pack's armrests into position....
Soldiers Blaze Path to the Heavens
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] FOURTEEN Soldiers have followed Brig. Gen. Richard Stewart into space, where they have built an impressive legacy. Army astronauts have deployed satellites, conducted spacewalks and built space structures. They have performed...
The 'Reel' Army
THE summer movie season can be filled with action-packed, blockbuster movies. The 2009 season was no exception, presenting audiences with "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," and "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra." The hordes of '80s children who gleefully...
Three Army Posts Transform to Joint Bases
TWO Army installations in Virginia and one in New Jersey officially transformed Oct. 1, to become part of new joint bases. Near the nation's capital, the Fort Myer Military Community joined with the Marine Corps' Henderson Hall, to form Joint Base...
Welcome to Nebraska
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "My wife keeps saying to me, 'When are you going to stop?' My answer is, 'I don't know."' --Retired Staff Sgt. Saul A. Marquez WHEN it comes to withstanding the whirling, violent winds of a good ole' Midwestern thunderstorm,...
Welcome to Wyoming
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The convoy raised awareness for the hobby of restoring military vehicles. --Col. Steven Mount WHEN Col. Steven Mount, deputy chief of staff for Operations with the Wyoming Army National Guard, joined the Army in 1974....