July 6, 2004
email@example.com BOONSBORO - One member of a Boonsboro family left the U.S. Army after being injured last year in Iraq. Now, another family member has enlisted in the military. U.S. Army Spc. Mary Burral, 25, took medical retirement on May 23, 2004, exactly one year from the day she arrived at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for surgeries and treatment of injuries she received when the five-ton truck she was driving was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, Mary Burral said Monday.
August 31, 2000
Chambersburg men assist in Bosnia CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Letterkenny Army Depot employees Ron Blansit and John Buterbaugh, both Chambersburg, Pa., residents, spent more than a month this spring working to support U.S. servicemen and women in Bosnia. Their mission was to perform modifications to the TOW Missile system mounted on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. These modifications consist of a nearly complete teardown and reassembly of the armament control unit, software and hardware modifications to the missile guidance set, and a hardware modification to the Launcher along with optics adjustments to the sight assembly.
May 19, 2003
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. James A. Mills has been serving in and around Iraq since February. He is a member of the VMU-1 Special Unit. Upon return to the United States, he will be stationed at Twentynine Palms, Calif. where his wife, Christine, lives. A 1998 graduate of Clear Spring High School, he is the son of Shirley L. Mills of Hagerstown. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark A. Wiley, 33, serves in Quality and Training Aircrew Life Support with the 436th Operations Support Squadron at Dover (Del.
June 2, 2006
U.S. Army SSG Duane Enderle, son of Kay and Duane Enderle of Hagerstown, received the Bronze Star for exceptional valorous conduct in the face of the enemy of the United States of America as an infantry squad leader, 1st Platoon, B Company 1-125IN (M), Camp Habbiniyah, Iraq, on Oct. 27, 2005, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. During a platoon movement for an operation on MSR Michigan, the second vehicle of a six-vehicle formation was hit by an IED. A collision occurred with an M2 Bradley fighting vehicle.