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Military Matters

Mikaela Clark and Chuck Cordill, editor

Military Lingo—A spoken-word tradition serves those who serve

“He will always be the light in my life,” said Theresa Inouye, as she grabbed a silver mini-flashlight out of her purse and put it down on the table next to her keychain, which had a dog tag attached to it. [More]


The military has a unique lexicon, passed down through the ranks of soldiers throughout the ages. Here, Korean War soldiers gather in the “mess tent” for “chow” and a “cup of joe.”

Web Photo

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Sociologist compiles class material in Iraq

Currently, I am working daily with the Iraqi Army and Iraq Police attached to the Iraqi Security Forces in Tikrit, Iraq. U.S. and Coalition forces have proclaimed 2006 as the “Year of the Iraqi Police.” Building and sustaining a viable police force has been deemed essential to stabilizing the country. Unfortunately, an average of 70 police officers are killed monthly in Iraq. This has made being an Iraqi police officer one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. [More]


Major Knowles, center, shown with Iraqi Security Force officers, is part of a task force charged with helping Iraqi Police become a self-sustaining force.

Photo by Gordon Knowles

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