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Archive: April, 2009

From field to nuptials during training at Guard site
April 24, 2009
Maj. Mark Woodsmall and his new bride, Beth, greet their wedding guests for the first time as husband and wife. The couple was married early April in the chapel at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Butlerville, Ind. Woodsmall was attending weekend training with the 38th Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan.

"Passport" program helps Soldiers, families re-unite
April 24, 2009

Oregon Guard launches Homefront Heroes program for kids
April 23, 2009

New 'Operation Purple' program provides family retreats
April 23, 2009

Guard families participate in 2009 White House Easter egg roll
April 14, 2009
Children at the 2009 Easter Egg Roll held on the South Lawn of the White House were given a souvenir Easter egg. This year's egg is the greenest egg in history, according to the White House Web site. It is made from hardwood certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, which means that the wood comes from environmentally and socially sustainably managed forests.

New 'eMagazine' keeps families in the know
April 10, 2009

Program offers confidential counseling for troops, families
April 2, 2009

DoD celebrates military children in April
April 2, 2009