Old Guard News

November 2018

November 8 – Presidents, first families worked, played on Fort Myer
https://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/presidents-first-families-worked-played-on-fort-myer/article_ba1c47ed-b0ae-5dcc-9521-9367221b498c.html

November 9 – Apple Valley resident is American Legion district commander
https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_thisweek/community/apple_valley/apple-valley-resident-is-american-legion-district-commander/article_8799aa50-e370-11e8-b9dc-bff62b969bb8.html

November 12 – Former U.S. Army Sgt. and Marvel Comics dynamo Stan Lee has passed away at age 95 – Honorary Member of 2d Battalion
https://connectingvets.radio.com/articles/wwii-veteran-and-marvel-comics-legend-stan-lee-passes-away-95

November 21 – SMA Daniel A. Dailey serves up Thanksgiving meal at The Old Guard DFAC
https://www.dcmilitary.com/sma-daniel-a-dailey-serves-up-thanksgiving-meal-at-the/article_d4a9ef00-230a-5865-984c-1ee184238c15.html

October 2018

October 5 – This is the special M17 pistol that will guard The Unknown Soldier
https://www.militarytimes.com/off-duty/gearscout/2018/10/05/this-is-the-special-m17-pistol-that-will-guard-the-unknown-soldier/

September 2018

September 2 – Horse-drawn caisson carries McCain’s casket
https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/09/the-latest-horse-drawn-caisson-carries-mccains-casket/

September 6 – Arlington Cemetery opens new section with Civil War burials
https://www.sfchronicle.com/news/us/article/Arlington-Cemetery-opens-new-section-with-Civil-13208770.php

September 6 – Unknown Civil War soldiers buried in new section at Arlington National Cemetery
https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/06/us/arlington-national-cemetery-expansion-civil-war-soldiers-burial/index.html

September 7 – Former Morristown resident lead escort for Sen. McCain’s funeral procession
https://www.shelbynews.com/common/story.php?ID=3142

September 7 – Cardamon receives a flag set from MSVC-MOAA
http://www.vindy.com/news/2018/sep/07/cardamon-receives-a-flag-set-from-msvc-m-aust/

August 2018

August 2 – Music with a Bang: “Pershing’s Own” 1812 Overture Concert
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/286978/music-with-bang-pershings-own-1812-overture-concert

August 13 – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Silver Dollars Sought
http://www.coinnews.net/2018/08/13/tomb-of-the-unknown-soldier-centennial-silver-dollars-sought/

August 13 – MDW conducts interagency active-shooter training
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/289488/mdw-conducts-interagency-active-shooter-training

August 20 – Woodbridge man dies in motorcycle crash
https://www.princewilliamtimes.com/news/woodbridge-man-dies-in-motorcycle-crash/article_bbd5fb8c-a49d-11e8-b851-bfa478ef6e51.html

August 22 – Arlington National Cemetery reopens after bomb threat investigation
http://wjla.com/news/local/bomb-threat-under-investigation-at-arlington-national-cemetery

August 24 – Family raising money for a veteran whose organs saved 8 people
http://connectingvets.com/articles/family-james-caputi-whose-organs-saved-8-people-raising-money-funeral-costs

August 30 – ‘Celebrating our legacy’ … and much more
https://www.legion.org/commander/243030/celebrating-our-legacy-and-much-more

July 2018

July 17 – The Old Guard bids farewell during change command, responsibility
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/284761/old-guard-bids-farewell-during-change-command-responsibility

July 18 – 60 Soldiers enlist in the Army National Guard during Twilight Tattoo
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/284957/60-soldiers-enlist-army-national-guard-during-twilight-tattoo

July 30 – MDW welcomes new CSM
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/286224/mdw-welcomes-new-csm

June 2018

June 1 – Carrigg receives Military News’ Hero at Home honor
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/carrigg-receives-military-news-hero-at-home-honor/article_2b410233-02ed-5ea5-87b2-3bedcccaba16.html

June 3 – Vietnam vet carries on Richard’s Coffee Shop nonprofit museum
http://www.greensboro.com/life/harry-thetford-vietnam-vet-carries-on-richard-s-coffee-shop/article_fb92ab27-45e8-5c06-9dd8-7414b3a70c00.html

June 11 – Army, Nationals team up to celebrate the Army’s birthday with America’s favorite pastime
https://www.army.mil/article/206745/army_nationals_team_up_to_celebrate_the_armys_birthday_with_americas_favorite_pastime

June 14 – Milley salutes civilians at Twilight Tattoo
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/milley-salutes-civilians-at-twilight-tattoo/article_5d9a174d-6981-56b5-a8e9-efccadaf7700.html

May 2018

May 17 – NFL great, NASCAR elite make JBM-HH pitstops
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/nfl-great-nascar-elite-make-jbm-hh-pitstops/article_6960e962-d6e0-5c67-92ad-9e9d67512b43.html

May 28 – Paying ultimate respect to those who died in military service
http://www.nwherald.com/2018/05/25/olson-paying-ultimate-respect-to-those-who-died-in-military-service/auwer3n/

May 29 – The Unflinching Sentinels Who Guard The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier
https://taskandpurpose.com/sentinel-guard-tomb-unknown-soldier/

May 31 – The Old Guard ‘privileged’ to take on Flags In mission
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/the-old-guard-privileged-to-take-on-flags-in-mission/article_b2827610-2480-5736-912b-01973f7314c9.html

March 2018

March 15 – TAPS family holds 10th annual Honor Guard gala
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/taps-family-holds-th-annual-honor-guard-gala/article_3470a7f6-d9de-5e08-b3a2-13f9780a0f20.html

March 15 – ANC Millennium Project dedication scheduled for July
http://www.dcmilitary.com/pentagram/news/local/anc-millennium-project-dedication-scheduled-for-july/article_f1f09ff5-af04-51aa-b802-067c92775fa3.html

March 21 – 2 JBLM soldiers, ages 21 and 22, die in boating accident on American Lake
http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/military/article206278394.html

March 26 – Medal of Honor recipient Corporal Leander Herron
http://www.dodgeglobe.com/news/20180326/medal-of-honor-recipient-corporal-leander-herron

March 27 -In segregated D.C., few officials feared rioting. They had not considered the suffering of black residents.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/many-people-thought-dc-was-riot-proof-but-no-one-had-ever-looked-at-the-lives-of-black-people-in-the-segregated-city/2018/03/26/214c8fe0-27ca-11e8-bc72-077aa4dab9ef_story.html?utm_term=.0708e0f966cd