Soldiers Magazine

Monthly magazine provides news and information about Army operations and policies

Articles from Vol. 64, No. 10, October

Can U Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] IN the past several years, Elmo and Rosita's families have undergone some scary and confusing changes. Just like approximately 700,000 preschool-age military children, the loveable monsters of Sesame Street have had their...
Fighting Floods, Drugs in Central, South America
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] NEARLY a quarter of the 1,100 individuals employed in the American section of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, are Soldiers. And like the foreign nationals, American contractors, Sailors, Marines and Airmen stationed there, they...
Hiking for the People
NOT everybody in Honduras goes hungry, but many do. The tiny country is one of the poorest in Central America, with more than one in four Hondurans unemployed. As part of monthly "chapel hikes" out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Soldiers, Sailors,...
New Belvoir Hospital to Help Replace Walter Reed
THE patient- and family-focused design of a new community hospital at Fort Belvoir is taking physical shape after a year of construction. Under the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005, the new hospital will replace DeWitt Army Community Hospital...
New Campaign Streamers Available
FIVE new campaign streamers have been approved for use on Army and unit flags. Three streamers represent named campaigns in Iraq, and two represent named campaigns in Afghanistan. The named-campaign streamers replace the non-specific Iraq and Afghanistan...
Soldiers Bring Care to People in Need
PROVIDING medical care to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines assigned to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, is one part of the mission of the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element. The JTF-B MEDEL also facilitates humanitarian operations that...
Soldiers Show Support for Six-Year-Old Boy with Cancer
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] RACHEL and Alex Pertile have secretly paid for the meals of servicemembers when they see them out with their families in local restaurants. It was their way to show thanks to the men and women who serve in the armed forces....
The Haunting of Fort Monroe
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "I'VE got to tell you guys, and I mean this, I don't come through here at night," Heather McCann, deputy public affairs officer at Fort Monroe, Va., said as she led us past the Casemate Museum. Lamp posts illuminated the...