army http://wamc.org en Berkshire County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-county-soldier-killed-afghanistan <p>A U.S. Army soldier from the Berkshire County town of Dalton was among three killed Tuesday in an attack in Afghanistan.</p><p>According to military officials 24-year old Army Spc. Mitchell Kirk Daehling was killed along with fellow soldiers Spc. William Joseph Gilbert and Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey C. Baker. The soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device.</p><p>Daehling was a 2006 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School. On the school’s website a statement reads in part, “Mitch was a true "Warrior" in every sense of the word.” The school’s mascot is the Warrior.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 21:56:10 +0000 Lucas Willard 64979 at http://wamc.org Just before new season, Yankees renew series with Army http://wamc.org/post/just-new-season-yankees-renew-series-army <p></p><p>The New York Yankees are set to open their season against rival Boston today. But before turning their attention to a high-stakes season of adversity, the Bronx Bombers spent Saturday touring the facilities at West Point and holding an exhibition game against the Army cadets. The game rekindled an old tradition for the two storied programs.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:47:12 +0000 Ian Pickus 61156 at http://wamc.org Just before new season, Yankees renew series with Army