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Lexie, Kat and Ms. D – Backpackers attend the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Weekend!

January 24, 2013

Our reporting is forthcoming.  Here we are at the Inauguration Parade.  It was cold but worth the wait!  ...

Cover the Assignment – 2013 Inauguration Week-end

Kat Lexie and Ms. D, Backpack Journalists

January 21, 2013

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

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

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

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...

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