A Backpack Journalist

Day 2 Armory – Ten Miler Health Expo

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 26, 2011

DAY 2 – DC Armory Today we are off to the D.C. National Guard Armory where the Health & Fitness Expo in preparation of the Army 10 Miler is to take place. As we are coming up from the Metro amongst a mass of people, we ...

Day One – the Ops Room

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 26, 2011

  Even Backpackers need an operations room when “Covering the Assignment”!  A quick glance at the room, finds large sticky note papers covering the walls, used to keep track of assignments for each day. We all sit around the conference table with o...

Special Thanks to Mama Lynch!

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 26, 2011

DAY ONE the Ops Room   Even Backpackers need an operations room when “Covering the Assignment”!  A quick glance at the room, finds large sticky note papers covering the walls, used to keep track of assignments...

Ms. D’s – Before AUSA – 2011

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 26, 2011

Before Day 1 A Backpack Journalists team of teachers and interns have arrived in Washington, DC!  Trunks and black cases of computers and Canon cameras arrive with us.  It’s all about now getting ready and organizing our...

Interview: MG Lynn – Ft. Gordon, Georgia

Quincy Winder, Zia Johnson, Reporter, Intern

October 25, 2011

Interview with MG Lynn – Ft. Gordon, GA Recently, Quincy Winder, Youth Challenge Graduate and Backpack Journalist, had an opportunity to sit and interview MG Alan Lynn, Commanding General of Fort Gordon, Georgia. What you are a...

Interview with Sylvia Kidd, Director of Family Programs -AUSA

Pedro Rampolla, Stacey Sharpe, Sam Nein, Zia Johnson, Reporters, Interns

October 24, 2011

Reported by Pedro, Sam, Zia and Stacey Note:  A Backpack Journalist – Interns spent time with Sylvia Kidd, Director of AUSA Family Programs on July 26, 2011 at the NGB Volunteer Conference.  We wish to thank her and her staff at A...

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