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Steve Vogel Steve Vogel has been reporting on the military for over a decade, covering the Gulf War and peacekeeping operations in Somalia, Rwanda and the Balkans for The Post and other publications. In 1998, he launched a new beat for the Post covering local and regional military issues. His Military Matters column, which includes news of interest to the Washington area's large military population, appears every other week. Vogel can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at (301) 934-1289.

Latest Columns
Vietnam Veterans Offer Sustenance to Soldiers Wounded in Iraq (Post, Jan. 1, 2004)

Bearing Reminders of Terror, USS Cole Is Back in Action (Post, Dec. 11, 2003)

Wartime Innovations Given Their Due (Post, Nov. 27, 2003)

Army, Marine Corps Plan Museums That Entertain, Educate (Post, Nov. 6, 2003)

Pentagon Renovation Chief Says Rebuilding Iraq 'Is Really Going to Happen' (Post, Oct. 19, 2003)

For Sentinels, Isabel Prompts No Deviation From Routine (Post, Oct. 9, 2003)

Tomb Guards Stand Sentinel Through Isabel's Threatening Sweep (Post, Oct. 2, 2003)

Siblings of 9/11 Pilot to Help Others Achieve Their Brother's Dream (Post, Sept. 25, 2003)

Foundation Helps Others Live 9/11 Pilot's Dream (Post, Sept. 21, 2003)

NFL Wants Uniform Look Front and Center at Kickoff Concert on the Mall (Post, Sept. 4, 2003)

NFL Wants a Uniform Look in Front Rows of Concert (Post, Aug. 24, 2003)

A New Base for Developing Chemical, Biological Defenses (Post, Feb. 20, 2003)

Change in Command for District, Maryland National Guards (Post, Feb. 6, 2003)

Publishers Arming U.S. Troops Overseas With Thousands of Free, Pocket-Size Books (Post, Dec. 19, 2002)

Publishers Arming U.S. Troops Overseas With Free, Pocket-Size Books (Post, Dec. 19, 2002)

Answer to $100,000 Question Yields $125,000 Payday for Army Staff Sergeant (Post, Nov. 21, 2002)

After One Year, a Stark Reminder of Ongoing War on Terrorism (Post, Oct. 17, 2002)

For Korean War Veterans, an Emotional Return to Chosin Reservoir (Post, Oct. 3, 2002)

A Double Dose of Active Duty for Dozens of Reserve and Guard Airmen (Post, Sept. 12, 2002)

USS Forrestal Veterans Gather 35 Years Later to Honor Shipmates' Sacrifice (Post, Aug. 1, 2002)

Pentagon Mourns Loss of 'Operational Brains, Spiritual Ballast' (Post, July 18, 2002)

Soldiers' ID Cards Go High-Tech (Post, July 4, 2002)

Robinson Secondary School Gets Permanent Reminder of Namesake's Heroism (Post, June 6, 2002)

35 Years After His Death, Army Vietnam POW Earns a Medal of Honor for Bravery in Captivity (Post, May 23, 2002)

Guardsmen Reflect on Successes, Anxieties of Bosnia Duty (Post, April 25, 2002)

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