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Fort Rucker ACS: Financial peace buildsresiliencyArticle Fort Bragg, community come together to'march forward' in military Family supportArticle Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall: PeaceinterpretationArticle USAG Wiesbaden: Combat spouses: 1stArmored Division spouses enjoy day on therangeArticle Fort Leavenworth re-affirms Army FamilyCovenantArticle Schofield Barracks: Hale Kula encourageschildren to runArticle Fort Sill: Resiliency Training Campusprovides services for military familiesArticle Fort Stewart: ACS preps couples for post-deploymentArticle Fort Sam Houston: Gold Star FlagCeremony honors fallen heroes and theirFamiliesArticle Fort Leavenworth: Hearts Apart helpschildren of deployed SoldiersArticle
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All-Army women go 8-0 at Armed Forces Softball Championships
NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The undefeated All-Armywomen won eight games and put six players on the all-tournamentteam at the 2010 Armed ForcesSoftball Championships, Sept.19-23. Sgt. Windy Klein of FortHood, Texas, pitched and batteda tournament-high .545 to leadAll-Army (8-0) against All-AirForce (3-5) and All-Navy (1-7).Klein was joined on the all-tournament squad by teammatesSpc. Ashley Caswell of FortBragg, N.C.; Staff Sgt. ShaqinaSmith of Camp Casey, Korea; Sgt. April McGarity of Fort SamHouston, Texas; Spc. Jenna Martin of Fort Hood, Texas; and Capt.Lindsey Gerheim of Fort Campbell, Ky. The young All-Army women'steam, with an average age of 24, won with solid defense and timelyhitting. They opened Sunday with a 5-0 victory over Air Force and a14-0 shutout of Navy, followed by a 3-1 win over Air Force and a 6-1conquest of Navy on Monday. They only allowed two runs in their firstfour games -- in slow-pitch softball. "Our shortstop, Jenna Martin, was just huge going in the hole and making double plays, backhandingballs, and throwing runners out by two and three steps," said All-Armywomen's manager Sgt. 1st Class Rob Bailey III. "And our pitcher,Windy Klein, listens real well and makes adjustments. We just playgood defense and put enough runs across."
Article Final Honor Flight 'A Very Touching Trip'
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Adelaide Cape watched quietly asWorld War II veterans reunited with their loved ones at the HuntsvilleInternational Airport following the last Honor Flight Tennessee Valleyon Sept. 11. When a passerbyasked if things were OK, the HonorFlight volunteer coordinator smiledas tears fell down her cheeks. "Itwas very emotional, a verytouching trip," she said. For thepast four years, Cape hascoordinated the on-groundvolunteers - known as the "greenshirters" - who assist veterans asthey board their Honor Flight andthen as they reunite with theirfamilies upon their return. Theyhave also helped with all the planning and arranging that goes into thepre- and post-flight activities at the Huntsville airport, and with theprogram's training and fund-raising events. On this last Honor Flight -number 12 - Cape also got to share in the experience as a volunteeron the flight to the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C. "Theytold me I needed to go one time," she said. "I am so glad I did. It was just an unbelievable experience. The things I noticed so much - likethe way our female guardians held the hands of their honorees at thememorial - were about the personal connections between the veteransand the people who were there to help them."