Walk a mile in my brogans

Walk a mile in my brogans

3Jul 2013

A Soldiers Live journalist shares his experiences after spending time with Civil War re-enactors, many of whom are U.S. Army veterans.

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7Sep 2012

The Military Crisis Line is staffed by caring, qualified responders from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, many of whom have served in the military themselves. They understand what service members have been through and the challenges members of the military and their loved ones face.

The Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815. (Painting by Herbert Morton Stoops, courtesy of the U.S. Army Center of Military History)

Why Soldiers should care about the War of 1812

18Jun 2012

Two hundred years ago today, President James Madison signed the United States’ first declaration of war, catapulting the fledgling country into its second War of Independence, better known as the War of 1812.

Staff Sgt. Leigh LaFosse poses with her clarinet. LaFosse decided to audition for "Pershing's Own" while working on her doctorate in music. She thought she would return to academia after serving, but discovered she enjoyed being a member so much, that she intends to spend her career with the band. (Photo courtesy of The U.S. Army Band)

Anatomy of a ‘Pershing’s Own’ audition

12Mar 2012

A United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own" Soldier shares what it was like to audition for the elite musical ensemble, and her experiences during her first year with the band.