Archive: August 2005

Official Notice

Our company commander delivered official word of the deployment in June, during our 2 weeks of summer training....

By Bert Stover | August 31, 2005; 5:05 AM ET | Comments (29)

About 'Reporting for Duty'...

Sometime over the next few months, I expect to be deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years of service in the Virginia Army National Guard. My goal in writing this blog is to relate the events and emotions of transitioning from a civilian life, where freedom is taken for granted, to a full time gig in an Army at war....

By Bert Stover | August 31, 2005; 5:00 AM ET | Comments (11)

Common Army Acronyms

AQC = Aircraft Qualification Course ASVAB = Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery ARNG = Army National Guard AVN = Aviation Branch MEPS = Military Entrance Processing Station MOS = Military Occupational Specialty OEF = Operation Enduring Freedom...

By Bert Stover | August 31, 2005; 4:30 AM ET | Comments (9)

 

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