A Backpack Journalist

4H Military Partnership Conference – Crystal City, Virginia

January 4, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog

Thursday, February 7, 2013 Join A Backpack Journalist -and a group of "Backpackers" - military youth reporters on Thursday, February 7, 2013, 8 AM.  Each "Backpacker" will be presenting to the assembly,  Linda Dennis to introduce...

Vietnam Veterans Education Fund – Groundbreaking Ceremonies: THE EDUCATION CENTER

January 4, 2013

Filed under New Work by Military Youth, Our Blog, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund/The Wall that Heals

Washington, DC - November 28, 2012 Today, a few  "Backpackers"  attended the Ceremonial Groundbreaking of the Vietnam War Memorial THE EDUCATION CENTER in Washington, DC., across from the THE WALL. At A Backpack Journalist in ou...

Ranger Ready – Sgt. 1st Class, Leroy Petry – Medal of Honor

Kat Boynton, Emarah Cousar, A Backpack Journalist, Interns, Reporters

March 29, 2012

Filed under Cover the Assignment, DCOE Conferences, New Work by Military Youth, Thank You, Heroes

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, US Army – 75th Ranger Regiment, Ft. Benning, Georgia.  Ranger Ready”. Interviewed by Kat Boynton and Emarah Cousar – A Backpack Journalist Interns.   Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry...

Scorpion inside my helmut

Quincy Winder, edited by ZIa Johnson, Interns, Backpack Reporters

October 31, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth

Raytheon (Technical Services Division), Indianapolis, Indiana Eric K. Moore, Raytheon – RTC Systems Engineer One of the neatest experiences I have
at AUSA is flying an F-16 combat aircraft to test out the new Raytheo...

More than Just Airplanes – Boeing

Emarah, Cousar, Pedro Rampolla, Intern, Reporter, Editor

October 30, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth

And, on display.... When one thinks of Boeing, the images of big commercial jetliners flying through the air and sitting around an airport come to mind. While it is true that Boeing, America’s leading aircraft manufacturer, design...

A-Z – found at AUSA -2011!

A Backpack Journalists, Reporters

October 30, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth

The Challenge to the Backpackers at AUSA October - 2011 Take the letters of the alphabet and find and report!  Our Backpackers spent 3 days on the floor of AUSA, Washington Convention Center searching!  What follows are the...

Interview with MG Edward Tonini, TAG Kentucky

DeAnna Stinnett, Reporter, Intern, Kentucky Youth Program

October 29, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth, Thank You, Heroes

A Backpack Journalist program is a program that teaches youth about the aspects of journalism like photography, writing, poetry and songwriting. Recently, this program had the opportunity to interview Adjutant General Edward Tonini...

You ain’t seen nothing yet…as heard at the Ten Miler

Kat Boynton, Reporter, Intern

October 29, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, New Work by Military Youth, Thank You, Heroes

COL (Ret) Austin Schmidt enters the Command of Forward Operation Base Camp Bucca and takes charge. “So I’m the Colonel,” he states more than asking. “Yes Sir,” one of the lower ranks agrees. “So I’m the...

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