Field Report #316 December 15, 2008

Let's Say Thanks - Support Our Troops
Just because Thanksgiving is over, doesn't mean the thanking needs to stop. No matter if you're for the war or against it - no doubt our soldiers could use a bit of love.

Thanks to a recommendation from the Army Wounded Warrior Program at Fort Riley, Kan., retired Army Sgt. Victor Thibeault of San Ramon, Calif., will study general education with the help of a “Sentinels of Freedom” scholarship that also benefits his family.

November Recruiting Goals Met
All active-duty and reserve-component U.S. military services met or exceeded their November recruiting goals, according to a Defense Department news release issued today.

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Scholarships Help Spouses Finish Education
Military spouses with an eye on professional certification or a post-secondary education may not have to foot the entire bill, thanks to a National Military Family Association scholarship program.

The Pentagon Channel, “The Grill Sergeants,” is ranked as one of iTunes' top 25 videos of the year.

The Defense Department has launched a year-long pilot program to recruit about 1,000 non-U.S. citizen health care workers and language and cultural specialists for service in America’s military, a senior DoD official said here today.

Course in Financial Readiness
Soldiers here are getting an education in personal finance that commanders say goes a long way in promoting battle readiness.

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