A Backpack Journalist

Strengthening and Empowering Military Families (POINTS OF LIGHT- SERVICE UNITES SESSION)

Hannah, A Backpack Journalist, Interns, Backpack Reporters

June 20, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, New Work by Military Youth, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

 A Military Family Member’s Point of View  Written by Hannah Rauhut PREFACE:  It was 3:30 am, Washington, DC.  A loud noise awoke me.  However, first thought came to me was - Hannah needs to write about her experience.  What...

Service Unites at the Points of Light Conference, Washington, DC

June 20, 2013

Filed under ENews - it's the news!, New Work by Military Youth, Points of Light, Volunteer Conference

#NCVS  #1AMERICA DAY 1:  Volunteerism unites!  That’s the “word” coming from the sessions at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, DC.  Backpackers (Daniel, Hannah and Jessica) covered the exhibit floor...

GI Film Festival starting now!

May 4, 2013

Filed under GI Film Festival, New Work by Military Youth, Our Blog

http://gifilmfestival.com/2013-films/ Live near Washington, DC!  IF so be sure and check out the listing of films showing this year at the GI Film Festival. We will see you there next year - as we are now working on our...

Daniel Jones, A Backpack Journalist – Intern & Army Reserve Youth! performs live!

April 10, 2013

Filed under Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth, Walter Reed Military Hospital 2nd Annual Arts & Healing for the Military Continuum

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, Maryland April 10, 2013 So how does Daniel open his performance?  He asked the audience: "How many of you out there are in the military or love a soldier?  Then,...

A Backpack Journalist presents at the National 4H Conference

April 8, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth

Washington, DC April 8, 2013 A Backpack Journalist Interns -Lexie and Kat spent time today at the 4H National Conference sharing their lives as a Military Youth!  The 4H National Conference brought together youth ambassadors from all over the United States.  The majority of the member...

4-H Military Partnership Meeting – Share Fair!

February 9, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth

Crystal City, Virginia February 7, 2013 Sharing ideas is a perfect way to "pay forward" a great project that can serve a multitude of people!.  That's what the 4-H Share Fair is all about. We attended the recent Share Fair...

“Backpackers” visit the “hill” – Congress that is! Plus had a National Security Briefing-The Heritage Foundation

February 7, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth, Our Blog, PTSD Awareness, Working the HIll/The Heritage Foundation

Wednesday, February 6, 2012 It's cold.  We bundle up and head for the metro.  Backpacks, pen and paper and our voice recorders neatly packed in our gear along with a camera to be sure and collect the images also. So what's the purpose of our day?  Ever seen a news story about how work really gets ...

The Super Bowl’s Best Ad! Thanks to RAM!

MS. D

February 4, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Our Blog

New Orleans, LA - February 4, 2012 It was not hard to pick the ad that had the most meaning!  Think about this - a tribute to the American Farmer!  Where would we be without our food supply?  Ever thought about that? Click...

Check out: 1 Mind 4 Research.org

A Backpack Journalist, LLC

February 4, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Advocacy, Cover the Assignment, PTSD Awareness

Atlanta, Georgia General Peter Chiarelli, retired Vice Chief of the US ARMY, has a new home on the west coast.  He is the CEO of l Mind 4 Research.  This company is all about studying issues surround brain injury and coming...

Family Strong – current issue (ARFP)

February 2, 2013

Filed under A&E, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog, Top Stories

Washington, DC  February 1, 2013 Hot off the Press - Family Strong Magazine, published by Army Reserve Family Programs. Soon to be on line at www.arfp.org.  Check out the article on A Backpack Journalist - pages 2, 8 & 9.  A Backpack Journalist spent the weekend at Ft. Meade w...

Hands on Scholastic Journalism for youth!
Cover the Assignment