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First Army Centennial

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Kevin Braafladt with some of the uniforms and other "artifacts" he's collected.

One of the commands based on Arsenal Island is preparing to celebrate its centennial. First Army was formed in 1918, and its headquarters moved to the Quad Cities in 2011.

Herb Trix has more. 

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.