GUARDLIFE :: Vol 29, No. 3


Lt. Col. Roberta Niedt
Maj. Denise Waggoner
2nd Lt. Luz Aponte

Assistant Editor-Production
Tech. Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

Members of the 253rd
Transportation Company

Roman Martyniuk
Staff Sgt. Barbara Harbison

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About The Cover : Convoy Duty - Sgt. Michael J. Spallina (foreground) and Staff Sgt. David A. Dickinson (rear) performing convoy duty in one of the 253rd Transportation Company's Gun Trucks. Photo by 1st Sgt. Michael Vey.

Guardlife Corrections : On page 6 of Volume 29, Number 2, the title of the story: A Day In The Life Of The 253rd By Capt. Michael Ciarrocca, Commander, 253rd Transportation Company, and the cutline for the picture did not print. Listed in the photo are members of the 253rd Transportation Company as they prepare for a convoy run. (l-r) Spc. Anna Maggi, Pfc. Nicola Harvey, Sgt. Russell Smith, Pvt. Andrew Scott, Staff Sgt. Gracie Henderson, unknown, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mickey McGuire. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Camp, 253rd Transportation Company.