American Heroes Press Top Stories June 8, 2010

Army Casualty

Marine Casualty

Army Casualty


High in the rugged mountains outside Salt Lake City, FBI personnel preparing for assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan took their seats at rows of long tables inside a no-frills training facility and studied the first aid kits and CPR dummies in front of them.

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Immigration and Law Enforcement

On June 10, 2010, Conversations with American Heroes at the Watering Hole will feature a conversation with attorney and former police officer Sean J. Rogers on Immigration and Law Enforcement.

Army’s Discrimination of the Injured

In the past weeks my ears have been flooded with military health care horror stories. I am currently on transition leave and will soon no longer be active duty, but retired. Even though I have put away the uniform and the boots I am still receiving calls and emails about the Army medical system, TRICARE. The conversation usually starts with a junior enlisted Soldier seeking advice hearing tidbits of my own troubles. Two of the biggest complaints that I hear are in reference to PTSD and joint/bone problems.

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Medal Comes After 66 Years

World War II-era Coast Guardsman Harry Milton Daube, 88, the last living survivor of the sinking of the USS Leopold, was presented the Purple Heart Medal during a June 4 ceremony at his home in New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

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