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Son, grandson, brother, uncle, cousin, nephew, friend, soldier, patriot and American Hero..... SGT Mark Adams Cofield died in service to his country, while assigned to 18th Airborne Corps HQ, Ft. Bragg, NC. He was deployed to Iraq since Oct 2010. Mark was born on March 16, 1986 in Springfield, IL, to parents John Adams Cofield, MAJ, US Army, originally of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Tariena (Tari) Dragoo Cofield, originally from Cammack, Indiana. Mark grew up in many different locations in the world due to his Dad's military service, and lived in Colorado Springs from 1994 until 2009 when he joined the US Army.
SGT Mark Adams Cofield US Army Obituary: View Mark Cofield's Obituary by The Gazette
Posted by Wendy Hoffman at 7/27/2011 11:46:00 AM
Using new-age technology to cope with age-old wounds of war, they tap into mobile phone applications, or “apps,” designed to help with post-traumatic stress and brain injuries.
Invisible war wounds: There’s an app for that? - Military News | News From Afghanistan, Iraq And Around The World - Military Times
Posted by Wendy Hoffman at 7/27/2011 09:18:00 AM
The late Philip Graham, once one of the owners of The Washington Post, famously said that "journalism is the first draft of history."
On this the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that launched the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we find it fitting to look at that draft of history as it has appeared in The Fayetteville Observer.
Posted by Wendy Hoffman at 9/11/2010 02:50:00 AM
BAGHDAD - American commanders, worried about increased violence in the wake of Iraq's inconclusive elections, are reconsidering the pace of a major troop pullout this summer, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
The withdrawal of the first major wave of troops is expected to be delayed by about a month, the officials said. Waiting much longer could endanger President Obama's goal of reducing the force level from 92,000 to 50,000 troops by Aug. 31.more...
Posted by Wendy Hoffman at 5/11/2010 06:53:00 PM