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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...

Ready to Seek Psychological Health Care? Find the Right Resources

Diana Moon, DCOE Public Affairs

January 30, 2013

Filed under 4-H Partnership Conference, Cover the Assignment, Info for Parents, Our Blog, PTSD Awareness

If you’re looking for information about psychological health care, but are unsure what resources are available or which ones are confidential, the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury...

Cover the Assignment – 2013 Inauguration Week-end

Kat Lexie and Ms. D, Backpack Journalists

January 21, 2013

Filed under 2013 Presidential Inauguration, Washington, DC, New Work by Military Youth, Our Blog

Washington, DC - Monday, January 21,2013 After each Cover the Assignment, Backpack Journalists sit down and write up what we call "after-action report".  These past three days have been busy and we have been all over the Washington,...

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...

Day 2 Armory – Ten Miler Health Expo

Linda Dennis, Program Manager

October 26, 2011

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog

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

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog

  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

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog, Thank You, Heroes

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

Filed under AUSA - 2011, Cover the Assignment, Our Blog, Personal Columns

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...

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