On Point

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Elmer E. Ellsworth

Written By: Emily George “The beginnings of great periods have often been marked and made memorable by striking events.  Out of the cloud that hangs around the vague inceptions of…

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From a Teenager in China to an Army Lawyer in America: The Remarkable Career of Judge Advocate General John L. Fugh

Written By: Fred L. Borch While many soldiers can claim to have “remarkable” careers, few match the achievements in uniform of John Liu Fugh.  Born in Beijing, China, in 1934,…

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Artwork of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

[Featured Image: An American patrol pauses near an Afghan town in Sergeant First Class Elzie Golden’s 2003 oil on canvas, The Hazara Province.  (Army Art Collection)] October 2016 marks the fifteenth…

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What Really Happened on 16 March 1968? What Lessons Have Been Learned? A Look at the My Lai Incident Fifty Years Later

Written By: Fred L. Borch On 16 March 1968—fifty years ago—First Lieutenant William L. “Rusty” Calley, Jr., and his platoon murdered at least 300 Vietnamese civilians (and perhaps as many…

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369th Sustainment Brigade

Written By: Melissa Ziobro Much has been written about the “Harlem Hellfighters” of the 369th Infantry Regiment during World War I, but little is known about the unit in subsequent…

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6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion

Written By: Kevin M. Hymel The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion was a unique U.S. Army unit and it had the distinction of being the only all-African American, all-female unit…

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Three Days in March: El Paso, the U.S. Army, and the Escobar Revolution of 1929

Written By: G. Alan Knight Once again, El Paso, Texas, found itself dragged into the chaotic world of Mexican political and military strife for three tension-filled days in March 1929.…

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Army Aviation

While an argument can be made that Army Aviation began with the use of observation balloons during the Civil War, the Army’s initial foray into modern aviation came with the…

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Key to the Northern Country:  The Hudson River Valley in the American Revolution

Edited by James M. Johnson, Christopher Pryslopski and Andrew Villani.  Albany:  State University of New York, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4384-4814-5.-695-2.  Illustrations. Maps.  Notes.  Bibliography.  Index. Pp. vii, 307.  $24.95. The North…

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Every Army Man is with You:  The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

By Nicolaus Mills.  New York:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.  ISBN 978-1-4422-3985-2.  Photographs.  Appendixes.  Notes.  Bibliography.  Index.  Pp. ix, 240.  $37.00. For Army football fans the last several decades have been…

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