May 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Editor’s note: The following is the conclusion of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She’s deployed in Afghanistan as a critical care nurse in charge of the intensive care unit at the Kandahar NATO Role 3 Hospital. The first part told of a Navy Seal team member (identified in the blog as the patient) who came to the hospital with a bullet wound to the head. Continue Reading
May 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
This post is about one particularly hard day, meant only to give you a glimpse of what it is like here and how we cope with what we see.
It was 0830 and I was in my office working on some useless spreadsheet when my pager went off. It said “Ax1, GSW APH ETA 10 m.” This translates to incomingone injured, life threatening (Alpha), Gun Shot Wound, coming by Apache Helicopter, Estimated Time of Arrival, 10 minutes. Continue Reading
April 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The South Dakota Army National Guard ceremony is being held at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn City Center in Sioux Falls.
April 18, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
Someday soon five soldiers in Afghanistan, who have likely never been to Lake County, will receive a shoe-size box filled with an assortment of items intended to brighten their day. Continue Reading
April 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
The soldiers helped with engineering projects in Kuwait and Afghanistan.
April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
RICHARDTON Returning home from a tour of duty overseas, you would think Spc. Dillon Baer would be most excited to reunite with friends and family that he’s known for years. Continue Reading
April 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Sgt. Kory Twardowski of Dickinson isn’t the type of guy you’d expect to be described as cute, fuzzy and cuddly. Continue Reading
March 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) More than 90 soldiers from the North Dakota National Guard have returned home to North Dakota. Continue Reading
March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK A North Dakota soldier who was wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan that killed two of his comrades is back home in Bismarck recovering and doing administrative work for the National Guard. Continue Reading
January 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) About 200 airmen have returned to Ellsworth Air Force Base after about six months overseas.