AW2 Weekly Digest May 3-7

  • AW2 Soldier SSG Brian Beem, featured in Fairbanks News-Miner, is returning to Iraq and is determined to walk out of the country on his own terms.
  • AW2 Soldier MAJ Tammy Duckworth, featured in Federal News Service, spoke at the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency Asian-Pacific Heritage Month Observance.
  • AW2 Soldier SGT Daniel Lopez, featured in The Daily Press, has a drive to compete that is not dulled by loss.
  • AW2 Soldiers SGT Joseph Mershon, SGT Drew McComber, SPC Craig Smith, and 1LT Mark Wise were featured in a story about their Purple Heart Ceremony at Walter Reed.
  • AW2 Soldier SGT Ryan Major, featured in Times-Picayune, attended an event at the White House honoring the New York Yankees.
  • AW2 Soldier 1LT Zach Osborne, featured on WDBJ-TV, shared his story of courage and survival.
  • AW2 Soldier SGT Andrew Peden, featured in The Gazette, made a surprise visit to see girlfriend and newborn daughter.
  • AW2 Soldier SPC Craig Smith, featured on, was presented a Purple Heart and is participating in the Warrior Games.
  • AW2 Veteran Mark Tippett, featured in The Daily Press, discussed traumatic brain injury and his new career at the Washington Navy Yard.

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