Soldiers Magazine

Monthly magazine provides news and information about Army operations and policies

Articles from Vol. 66, No. 9, September

Afghanistan in a Decade
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THE U.S. Army Center of Military History provided Soldiers magazine with a compilation of data, illustrating some of the key events that have occurred in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past 10 years. This compilation is not...
'Capital Guardians' Respond to Needs of the Nation
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] EVERYONE has a routine, be it an individual or an organization. Routines promote organizations and familiarity, and can even foster expertise. The Army builds Soldiers' discipline with strict routine, and civilians find comfort...
How to Save a Life
IT would have been so easy. All Staff Sgt. Tiffany Skelton had to do was take a few extra pills--she was on Zoloft, Paxil and three others--and she would drift off into a peaceful, permanent sleep. Or she could nick her wrists with one of the swords...
Iraq in a Decade
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 2001 September--Following attacks on the twin towers and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush declares a "war on terror," citing Iraq as a significant player in an "axis...
New Gallery Showcases Guard's Legacy
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THE National Guard Educational Foundation, established in 1975 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that advocates for the Guard through education, is enthusiastic about telling the Guards story....
SAGE Aims to Save Fuel in Afghanistan
THE Army has been developing programs and technologies to slice its high fuel demand and has rolled out an operational energy strategy. The Smart and Green Energy for Base Camps initiative is one effort that will show how available technology can...
September 11th: We Remember 'Our Personal Reflections'
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] * Capt. Emilee Veen TEN years ago I was working on Capitol Hill in Washington as a U.S. Senate staffer. I was in D.C., Sept. 11, 2001, and was part of the mass evacuation...
Soldiers Born from Ground Zero Ashes
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 dawned as a perfect late summer day with beautiful weather and a clear blue sky. It was the kind of day almost anyone would be happy to spend outdoors--anyone, that is, but now-New York National Guard Capt....
'Vigilant Warriors' Provide Professional Care of GTMO Detainees
"VIGILANT Warriors." These two words are not only the motto of U.S. Army Souths 525th Military Police Battalion, but they embody the mindset of the Soldiers serving within its ranks. Their mission is one of the most challenging the Army has to offer:...