One of the most impressive places I have encountered in covering those who have suffered wounds and injuries while serving is the Fisher House at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, which offers a place for family members to stay while loved ones recuperate. From talking to people there, I know how much it means to the healing process.
U.S. Central Command will have a new chief of staff. Army Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, commanding general, U.S. Army Alaska/deputy commander, U.S. Alaskan Command, Fort Richardson, Alaska, has been named by the Army to take over the position held by Maj. Gen. Karl Horst.
I am a sucker for barbecue. I can eat it every day, several times a day and make a pretty mean sauce.
Two soldiers were killed in Afghanistan last week.