A Backpack Journalist

Celebrating our THANKS LIST for 2013! Welcome 2014!

December 31, 2013

Atlanta, Georgia - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Washington, DC & Charleston, South Carolina December 31 2013 This year is closing down. It's been a great one.  From Atlanta to Washington, DC, to Colorado Springs, Mt. Hood, Oregon to Golden, Color...

Association of the United States Army – AUSA – October 21-23 – coming soon (we hope)

October 10, 2013

Atlanta, Georgia AUSA says - we are on!  October 21-23 - we are heading to the Washington Convention Center and will be in Booth 3626!  Plus we are apart of the Family Forum I - on Monday!  It's video streaming on line and...

Nature Storytelling with Fossils!

October 3, 2013

ATLANTA, GEORGIA October 3, 2013 - First draft is now in and soon will be in our online store! That's right, 34 pages of beautiful photographs and reporting by Backpackers who attended the Nature Storytelling workshop at Florissant Fossil Beds Nationa...

National Cowboy Poetry Competition website goes live!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

September 19, 2013

ATLANTA, GA September 19, 2013 It's live.  www.nationalcowboypoetrycompetition.com! November 1, 2013 - we are heading out across our nation to hold "Cowboy Gatherings" for youth and to spend a day in a hands-on Cowboy...

General George Washington & “Backpackers” at the Faces of the First Exhibit – First Division Museum

August 8, 2013

WHEATON, Illinois Cantingy Park & THE FREEDOM EXPRESS & The First Division Museum & The McCormick Museum. General George Washington suddenly appeared one Thursday during the History Comes Alive Day at Cantingy P...

History Comes Alive!

August 4, 2013

Come back often to read the stories, articles and view photo images from Cantigny Park and the First Division Museum and The McCormick Museum.  Chicago area military youth -now "Backpackers" spent 3 days in A Backpack Journalist...

Virtual Mental Health Fair – A Backpack Journalist was there! PTSD Won’t Stop Me!

July 2, 2013

Connecting Virtually for Mental Health Resources Follow this link to read all about the "Virtual Fair held recently by DCOE  on facebook and a host of other resources! A Backpack Journalist - was there - with our PTSD WON...

Backpackers visit Volunteers from Point of Light at the World War II Memorial, and find another story! Read on!

June 24, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC June 22, 2013 The World War II Memorial is always busy with lots of visitors. We are there to find the volunteers, who attended the Points of Light Conference (Service Unites) and are spending the m...

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