Thursday, July 10, 2008

"Best Warriors" Face Scrupulous Tests to Challenge Soldier Skills!

- Fort McCow, located in Wisconsin, is hosting The U.S Army Reserve Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" competion. Army Reserve contendors will compete in grueling events to test every skill, quality, and ability a "Warrior" Soldier should encompass.
- Command Sgt. Maj. Leon Caffie provides us with insight into the competition.
- We'll also speak with John Gonsalves, President of Homes for our Troops, a non-profit organization founded in 2004 that assists severely injured returning service members and their families by raising money and materials to build handicapped accessible homes.

HOT TOPICS: New Walter Reed Medical Center ground breaking! l Gays don't harm unit cohesion! l Ohio gives veterans in-state tuition rate!

Monday, July 7, 2008

The Liberty Memorial's Eternal Flame Will Remain Lit For At Least Another Year!

- Live from the "Save the Flame" event rally, we speak with some of the very generous individuals responsible for relighting the Eternal Flame atop the Liberty Memorial at the National WWI Museum in Kansas City.
-Brian Alexander,President and CEO of the National WWI Museum, speaks with us about the importance of keeping this national symbol burning.
- Jeannie Carlson, a neighbor to the The Liberty Memorial, realized the Eternal Flame had been extinguished one evening and decided something had to be done. She tells us her story.
- Thomas H. Holcom, President of Pioneer Services, explains why his company offered to match donations up to $25,500 to help keep the Flame burning.
- Carl J. DiCapo, Chairman of the Development Committee and past President of the Liberty Memorial, talks about the unexpected donation he received at the rally.
- Kristine Krausse, Community Relations Specialist with Lockton Companies, describes the overwhelming response from her organization's employees to support the project.

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HOT TOPICS: President Bush finally signs the new GI Bill into law!l General Wesley Clark's remarks about Senator McCain's Presidential capabilities!