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Tidbits® of Eastern South Dakota

June 11-24, 2010

Watertown Business Association Welcomes You to

Uptown Watertown The Heart of the City

114 East Kemp Avenue Uptown Watertown (605) 886-2540

Uptown Festival of Arts & Crafts

Jeff’s

Saturday, June 12, 2010 9 am to 5 pm • Kemp Ave

Thursday Night Live on Kemp June 17 featuring Pop’s Blue Rhythm June 24 featuring Mudshovel

For more information: Call 882-8900 or www.UptownWatertown.com

MAPLE STREET DINER ow Open Kitchen N -1pm 7am Saturday Open Monday - Friday

Kitchen Hours 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Coffee, Drinks & Desserts 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

Midland Plaza • 100 South Maple Street (Uptown Watertown Across from the Courthouse)

ANDOR, INC. Taecker Plumbing and Heating “The business that service built”

9 N. Maple Uptown Watertown 886-2457

Service and Mechanical Contracting Since 1957

QUOTE “Without discipline, the Army would just be a bunch of guys wearing the same color clothing.” – quote from the TV show “MASH”

Clothing • Household • Collectibles & More!

102 West Kemp • (605) 882-9955

Join In the Old Carnegie Library

27 1st Ave SE Watertown, SD 57201 886-7335

•FREE Admission •Gift Shop offering local books & Gifts

Tidbits of Eastern South Dakota is locally owned and published bi-weekly by:

Concrete Lawn Art Midland Plaza • 100 S. Maple

Uptown Watertown

100 S. Maple • Suite 203 • Watertown, SD 57201

(605) 868-2345

Chamber of Commerce Member Big Stone Lake • Brookings • Milbank Watertown Business Association

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center 10 S. Broadway • Uptown Watertown (605) 886-7208 • (888) 886-7208

THE ARMY (continued): • Did you know that Army soldiers no longer roll up their sleeves? In order to ensure a more uniform look, the brass decided that the sleeves would no longer be worn rolled up, even in the summer. First, this had a practical reason as it helped reduce sun and other skin injuries. Second, it was all part of the Army’s current initiative to instill a warrior attitude in the soldiers of always being prepared for combat. Most infantry units had never authorized the sleeves to be rolled up. Lastly, the design of the new ACU’s made rolling up the sleeve extremely impractical. • The largest army component is the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), which executes the land defense of the U.S., provides military support to civil authorities, and trains, sustains, mobilizes and protects strategic land forces worldwide. • The U.S. Army has over 400,000 enlisted soldiers and 76,000 officers.

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• With headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., the U.S. Army Reserve consists of about 250,000 soldiers. It fields a large portion of the support staff, especially in civil affairs, engineering, transportation and maintenance. • The Army National Guard fields approximately 370,000 troops (not including Alaska, Hawaii and Guam). It can provide eight combat divisions, one armored cavalry regiment and 21 combat brigades. • The secretary of the Army is the civilian head of the United States Army and reports to the secretary of defense for operational authority. He is named by the president and approved by the Senate. • The Canadian Forces were heavily involved in World War II and the Korean War, but since then, from the 1950s on, Canadian soldiers have generally been used in peacekeeping missions, assisting the United Nations.

MIDLAND PLAZA 100 SOUTH MAPLE STREET WATERTOWN, SOUTH DAKOTA

125 East Kemp Uptown Watertown 605-886-6415

Hours: 10-5 Thurs.-Sat. 12-4 Sunday

(605) 881-0707 AFFORDABLE OFFICES AND SUITES FOR RENT! A VARIETY OF BUSINESSES TO COME SEE STOP IN AND HAVE BREAKFAST OR LUNCH AT

MAPLE STREET DINER

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