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  • Skeletons found at Army Ranger site

    06/08/2006 10:46:48 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 73 replies · 2,786+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Mon Jun 5, 2006 | CHRIS CAROLA
    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. - A husband and wife team of amateur archaeologists have unearthed human skeletons, believed to be about 250 years old, at a burial site here on the Hudson River island that's considered the birthplace of today's U.S. Army Rangers. AP - Mon Jun 5, 1:18 PM ET JoAnne Fuller unearths a skeleton on Rogers Island at Fort Edward, N.Y., Thursday, June 1, 2006 . The Fullers, a husband and wife team of amateur archaeologists, have unearthed human skeletons on the Hudson River island that's considered the birthplace of today's U.S. Army Rangers. (AP Photo/ Jim McKnight) Richard...
  • Timing of Statue's Unveiling Upsets Vets

    05/28/2005 9:47:19 AM PDT · by neverdem · 3 replies · 723+ views
    LA Times ^ | May 28, 2005 | CHRIS CAROLA
    Associated Press FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — Maj. Robert Rogers, the frontiersman whose 18th century manual on guerrilla warfare has become a blueprint for Army Ranger fighting tactics, is getting what some consider a long-overdue honor: a statue in his memory. But some veterans believe unveiling the monument on Memorial Day is insensitive because Rogers was loyal to England during the Revolutionary War. "I think it's a travesty that we would think about honoring a person, especially someone who fought against us, on that day," said Bob Bearor, who served in the Army's 101st Airborne Division in the 1960s. "It's a...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Profiles Robert Rogers and Roger's Rangers - Nov. 29th, 2004

    11/28/2004 9:41:12 PM PST · by SAMWolf · 78 replies · 7,535+ views
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. .................................................................. .................... ........................................... . U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. . . Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their...
  • The FReeper Foxhole Profiles General Israel Putnam - Nov. 1st, 2004

    10/31/2004 10:14:36 PM PST · by SAMWolf · 124 replies · 9,016+ views
    Legendary Connecticut ^ | 1992 | David E. Philips
    Lord, Keep our Troops forever in Your care Give them victory over the enemy... Grant them a safe and swift return... Bless those who mourn the lost. . FReepers from the Foxhole join in prayer for all those serving their country at this time. .................................................................. .................... ........................................... . U.S. Military History, Current Events and Veterans Issues Where Duty, Honor and Countryare acknowledged, affirmed and commemorated. . . Our Mission: The FReeper Foxhole is dedicated to Veterans of our Nation's military forces and to others who are affected in their relationships with Veterans. In the FReeper Foxhole, Veterans or their...