Monthly archives: January, 2010

SPC Troy Yocum to hike 7000 miles across America while drumming

SPC Troy Yocum is taking on the challenge of raising $5 million for military families in need by hiking 7000 miles across America while drumming. The journey will take 15 months passing through 25 states and 25 large cities. Starting April 17th, 2010, Iraq war veteran Troy Yocum will hike about 20 miles a day,…


Foot on Bomb, Marine Defies a Taliban Trap

The New York Times article, “Foot on Bomb, Marine Defies a Taliban Trap” is an amazing recount of a near-miss with an I.E.D. On January 22, Lance Cpl. Ryan T. Mathison stepped on a mine that did not go off, thus beginning a journey through the Taliban’s tactics and eventually leading to an affirmation of…