Feature Stories

Tag: Know Your Mil

The Quietly Determined Soldier
June 16, 2019
Staff Sgt. Govinda L. Acuna, 595th Transportation Brigade, works out at 3:30 a.m. at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 4, 2019.

Father, Son Strengthen Bond While Deployed Together
June 7, 2019
Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Scott, left, and his son, Staff Sgt. John Scott, are both currently deployed to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, where they serve with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s Centurion Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment. Robert is the Base Defense Operations Cell noncommissioned officer in charge and John is a platoon sergeant and operations noncommissioned officer. This is the second time the Scotts have been deployed at the same time, but only the first when they’ve been deployed together.

Identical Twins Share Deployment Together
June 4, 2019
Army Spc. Joseph Maurino, left, and his identical twin brother, Pvt. Matthew Maurino, are currently deployed together to Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. Both the Manalapan, New Jersey, natives are infantryman with the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment. Matthew is with Alpha Company and Joseph is with Bravo Company.