U.S. Army/Capt. Justin Wright

Fire. Mortar. Boom. That's really all you need to know about what's happening in this photo, and based on the tag, that's about all you get. For those who aren't familiar with PAO parlance: A "tag" is how you identify a photo so it shows up when you search for it.

And really, what else should you search for if not: "fire mortar boom."

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In the summer of 1969, hundreds of thousands of people descended on a small dairy farm in Bethel, New York for a watershed moment in recent music history: The Woodstock Music and Art Fair.

The four-day festival was a celebration of peace, youth, life, love, long hair and incredible music. However, the fiestival might have ended in disaster, were it not for an unexpected ally.

This is the inside story of how the U.S. Army ran a resupply mission to party-goers at Woodstock.

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Michael Beaton

The Army has negotiated refunds for about 200 soldiers who made travel arrangements and then were subsequently told they actually weren't able to go on leave, Stars & Stripes reports.

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In early November, the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, currently deployed to eastern Europe, was told by their commanding officer they were allowed to take leave for the holidays.

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Tom note: Here is the second entry in our  10 Long March posts for 2018, the 9th most-read item of the year, which originally ran on May 10,  2018. These posts are selected based on what's called 'total engaged minutes' (the total number of time spent reading and commenting on an article) rather than page views, which the T&P; editors see as a better reflection of Long March reader interest and community. Thanks to all of you for reading, and for commenting--which is an important part of this column. 

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