Retired veterans listen as Dustin Roderigas explains how he restored a World War II-era Willys jeep and 75mm M1A1 Pack howitzer. Several of the veterans recalled using similar jeeps and howitzers in battles during Guadalcanal and the Vietnam War. Roderigas is an assistant exhibits specialist at the Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum, where he restores military equipment and artifacts. (Photo by Ben Sherman, Fort Sill Cannoneer)

Museum keeps Soldier’s love of Army alive

31 May 2012

After an IED explosion in Iraq left him with a traumatic brain injury, retired Staff Sgt. Dustin Roderigas is grateful to be working, and maintaining his ties to the Army.

Climbers from the Army's Northern Warfare Training Center dismount a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska, May 17, 2012, at the start of their expected 14- to 20-day climb up Mount McKinley. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew E. Winstead, U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs)

Rising to the challenges of Denali

21 May 2012

Six members of the Army's Northern Warfare Training Center team are doing what the Army hasn't done since 9/11: attempting to summit North America's tallest peak.

During a May 16 White House ceremony, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. The award was presented by President Barack Obama. Sabo's widow, Rose Mary Sabo-Brown, received the medal on Sabo's behalf. Sabo was killed in Cambodia, May 10, 1970. (U.S. Army photo by C. Todd Lopez, Army News Service)

President presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam hero’s widow

16 May 2012

  WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 16, 2012) — More than 42 years after performing selfless, heroic actions in Cambodia, which resulted in his death, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. was recognized at a White House ceremony when his widow accepted the Medal of Honor on his behalf. Among those attending the May 16 […]

Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. in Vietnam, March 1970. (Photo courtesy of George Sabo)

Remembering a hero

14 May 2012

Rose Mary Sabo-Brown vividly remembers May 15, 1970 as the worst day of her life. It was the day she learned that her new husband, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. of the 101st Airborne Division, wasn’t coming home from Vietnam.