Approximately 20 U.S. Army Soldiers served as mentors to 100 youths from the Chicago area during the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend hosted on the Chicago State University campus Jan. 23-25.
1st. Sgt. Raquel Steckman is the first woman in the Army appointed to a sapper company as a first sergeant, now with the 374th Engineer Company (Sapper), headquartered in Concord, California.
This course, titled the Sapper Advanced Tactical Medical Course, is 18 days long and goes far beyond the standard Army medics training.
Army, Marine, Navy and Air Force members from the greater Chicago area came to the O'Hare Airport to salute the Snowball Express.