Tag: Army Col. Ryan Dillon

Military April 19, 2018

By Katie Lange: Military: There Is Time In Your Day for DoD Education Programs
By Shannon Collins DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Gold Star Children Take on Business World Thanks to TAPS
By Air Force Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno 621st Contingency Response Wing: Service Dog Lends War Veteran a Helping Paw
By Shireen Bedi Office of the Air Force Surgeon General: Face of Defense: Doctor Builds Partnerships Through Global Health Engagement
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity: ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says
By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Increasing Global Threats Call for Capabilities to Deter, Defend, Officials Say

Columbus, Georgia, circa 1960. “Judge Paige.” More specifically, Myles Anderson Paige (1898-1983), the Alabama-born lawyer whose multifaceted career included stints as WWI Army captain, Assistant New York State Attorney General, criminal courts jurist and National Guard colonel. Not to mention picnic food taster. 4×5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive.

Myles Anderson Paige, the first African American to be appointed a New York City Criminal Court Judge, was born on July 18, 1898 in Montgomery, Alabama. Paige was a star football player at Howard University, graduating from the Washington D.C. institution with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1921. While at Howard he joined Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Paige served in the United States Army during the World War I as captain of the 369th regiment. Paige’s ascension to captain was swift and impressive considering he began his military career as a corporal in September of 1917 and was promoted to second lieutenant a week later. The following week he became first lieutenant and before the end of September he was captain and company commander.


Just A Car Guy: Will Eisner the originator of the graphic novel, namesake of the Eisner Award, the comic book and cartoon industry equivalent of the Oscar, drew comics for, and about, the U.S. military to assist the maintenance mechanics in learning the dull info
Just A Car Guy: the Paul Bunyan load, September, 1952. A 1949 Peterbilt 390, 12 foot bunks, and adjustable Rossi chocks. the 40 foot logs were 7, 8 and 9 feet in diameter. 53,670 board feet. Driver, Wes Copeland, previously a WW2 bomber pilot
Just A Car Guy: Winnie Fritz was a farmhand at 6, a Army nurse unit commanding officer in Vietnam in 1970 at 22, a nurse to presidents and kings at Walter Reed at 23, a pilot, and the clinical operating officer of an international health system at 31.