American Heroes Press Top Stories June 11, 2010

Marine Casualty

WWII Pearl Harbor Sailor Identified

The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman missing in action from World War II has been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.  He is U.S. Navy Fireman Third Class Gerald G. Lehman, of Hancock, Mich.  He will be buried Saturday in Hancock.

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Survivor Shares Story to Combat Troop Suicides

Kim Ruocco hung up the phone with her husband, relieved he had finally agreed to seek help for his increasingly severe bouts of depression. Still, she had a nagging feeling that something wasn’t right. She decided to catch a red eye flight from Massachusetts to California, where her husband’s reserve unit was located, so she could be with him when he sought help.

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Chairman’s Corner: Happy Birthday Army!

For 235 years, the United States Army has truly been the strength of our nation. And today, I believe it is the best it has ever been.

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FBI Buffalo Teams Up with Regal Transit Center 18 Plus IMAX on Anti-Bullying Awareness Initiative

Special Agent in Charge James H. Robertson, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Buffalo Field Office, announces a collaboration, “Stop Bullying Western New York,” with the FBI Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association, National Federation of Just Communities of Western New York (NFJC), Child & Adolescent Treatment Services (CATS), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Master Khechen, The International Bullying Prevention Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Stop Bullying Now Campaign,” and PACER Center (Minneapolis, MN) to bring awareness to the ever-growing problem of bullying.

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Special operations Airmen train from the air to the water

It’s 3 a.m. in Panama City Beach, Fla. The bay looks like black liquid glass as the motor boat filled with combat controllers-in-training cuts through the water.

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Explosive ordnance Airmen clear the way for Afghan National Army

KANDAHAR CITY, Afghanistan (AFNS) — “Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole!” When Staff Sgt. Benjamin Stewart, an explosive ordnance disposal technician, yells these words, it’s time for the boom.

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SSGN Force Reaches Historic Milestone

The Submarine Force announced it has achieved another first with all four guided-missile submarines (SSGN) deployed for the first time simultaneously June 10.

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Father’s Day

A gift for your hero on Father’s Day

Advancement and Promotion in your Organization

This section contains reading recommendations for promotion and advancement within police, law enforcement and criminal justice careers.  In addition to providing you recommendations for books, we also provide you with background on the author(s).  As example, the qualification of the writing team of Schroeder and Lombardo are well outlined.  Clearly, advice about cop work from cops who know. 

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