Soldier Today


Thursday, December 14, 2017
From the SMA’s Leader Book

We want the Army to be society’s model of fair treatment. We want to assure that all soldiers are treated fairly, not because it is necessary but because it is right. Those units that have the fewest incidents are those whose noncommissioned officers really know their men and take a personal interest in their welfare.
SMA Silas L. Copeland, USA Ret.

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SMA Leon Van Autreve Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 SMA Leon Van Autreve scholarship recipients.  

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New Assignments

On behalf of the Sergeant Major of the Army

Command Sergeant Major Greg M. Chambers, United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, AL, has been selected as the Sergeant Major, Nominative Sergeants Major Program Office (NSPO), Washington, DC.


Last Member of 555th Parachute INF BN, Dies


Clarence Beavers, second from right, in a transport plane with other members of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion during a training exercise in 1944.
 
Clarence Beavers, the last surviving member of a groundbreaking group of black paratroopers deployed during World War II against what were described as the world?s first intercontinental-range airborne weapons ? giant bomb-laden balloons launched from Japan and aimed at North America ? died on Dec. 4 at his home in Huntington, N.Y. He was 96.
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Promotion Knowledge

What is Army Emergency Relief (AER)?

AER is a private, nonprofit organization to collect and hold funds to relieve distress of members of the Army and their dependents. AER provides emergency financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) and their families in time of distress.


Health and Fitness

A rose by any another name

Helps prevent or reverse Alzheimer’s disease, kills cancer cells, relieves IBS and Crohn’s disease, stops seizures, fights Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis, ends joint pain, migraines, and pain in general, relieves anxiety and stress like nothing else, and much, much, more. In fact, the things people swear CBD (cannabidiol) can do are almost unbelievable. But not only are the recovery stories real, scientific evidence is mounting that CBD may well be one of the most effective natural substances ever discovered.


Humor

IN what other job can you do things NOT the RIGHT WAY, but the “MILITARY WAY”?


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