Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Michael Egan 36 years old from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard September 19, 2005 News of Egan?s death came to Pennsauken shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, Krista Egan, Sgt. Egan's sister-in-law, said. His mother, Irene, was on the telephone when an Army sergeant walked up to … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Lance Cpl. Jeremy P. Tamburello 19 years old from Denver, Colorado 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force November 8, 2005 His parents didn't want him to enlist, but it was his passion for helping people that led L/Cpl. Jeremy Tamburello to the military. "He was a very noble, very compassionate, … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Cpl. Reynold Armand 21 years old from Rochester, New York 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force August 7, 2007 Reynold Armand didn't want to wait until he turned 18 to join the Marines. He persuaded his adoptive mother to sign papers allowing him to sign up a year early. "I'm very proud of him," said … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Force Protection Team Members of the force protection team at Camp Eggars, Afghanistan, assess damage resulting from an explosion near the gate. A vehicle-born improvised explosive device exploded near the German Embassy and a U.S. base. Eliminating threats such as the VBIED is the focus of Army's 3rd Counter-IED Conference that was scheduled July … [Read more...]