• Musician, Joe Cantafio, Barrington, IL, ‘101st Rock Division Band,’ entertains some of the tens of thousands of spectators to the Army Exhibit at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.  Cantafio performed 18 shows to help attract the crowd during the largest auto show in North America that ran from February 12th thru the 21st.  Cantafio was at the show to support the United States Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion that placed an abundance of Army assets in the show.

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    Musician, Joe Cantafio, Barrington, IL, ‘101st Rock Division Band,’ entertains some of the tens of thousands of spectators to the Army Exhibit at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Cantafio performed 18 shows to help attract the crowd during the largest...

  • Soldiers from the Chicago Recruiting Battalion, Downers Grove Recruiting Company, present the nation's colors, while Gold-Star family member Joe Cantafio, '101st Rock Division Band' sings the National Anthem at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting.  Pictured from left to right are: Staff Sgt. Joseph Beard, Staff Sgt. Shaun Kackert, Staff Sgt. Michael Kasper and Staff Sgt. Roy Painter.

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    Soldiers from the Chicago Recruiting Battalion, Downers Grove Recruiting Company, present the nation's colors, while Gold-Star family member Joe Cantafio, '101st Rock Division Band' sings the National Anthem at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show Opening...

  • Drill Sergeants, Staff Sgt. Victor Maldanado, B Co., 1/317th Infantry Regiment, Fort Monroe, VA; Staff Sgt. Marlon Green, A Co., 1/13th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC and Sgt. 1st Class Miguel Medina Jr., C Co., 2/58th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, GA, demonstrate basic training with Future Soldiers in front of thousands of on lookers at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.

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    Drill Sergeants, Staff Sgt. Victor Maldanado, B Co., 1/317th Infantry Regiment, Fort Monroe, VA; Staff Sgt. Marlon Green, A Co., 1/13th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC and Sgt. 1st Class Miguel Medina Jr., C Co., 2/58th Infantry Regiment, Fort...

  • Some of the two million spectators take in the Army-Branded Harley Davidson, while others waited in long lines to climb aboard the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP), combat vehicle displayed in the Army exhibit at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.

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    Some of the two million spectators take in the Army-Branded Harley Davidson, while others waited in long lines to climb aboard the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP), combat vehicle displayed in the Army exhibit at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.

  • Eager participants at the Army exhibit for the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, try out the newly unveiled "Army - Race for Strength," Video Game where they test their skills by navigating through a convoy of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected and Stryker vehicles.

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    Eager participants at the Army exhibit for the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, try out the newly unveiled "Army - Race for Strength," Video Game where they test their skills by navigating through a convoy of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected and Stryker vehicles.

  • The Army Defender Simulator houses a HUMVEE and various Weapons Systems to give participants a chance to rehearse a combat mission through villages with the goal of getting to a safe zone; all through a 360-Degree Controller.  The truck was part of the Army exhibit at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, the largest in the nation.

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    The Army Defender Simulator houses a HUMVEE and various Weapons Systems to give participants a chance to rehearse a combat mission through villages with the goal of getting to a safe zone; all through a 360-Degree Controller. The truck was part of the...

  • Capt. Nancy Cech, Chicago Recruiting Battalion, Downers Grove Recruiting Company, administers the Oath of Enlistment to future Soldiers on the opening day of the 2010 Chicago Auto Show in the U.S. Army Exhibit area.

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    Capt. Nancy Cech, Chicago Recruiting Battalion, Downers Grove Recruiting Company, administers the Oath of Enlistment to future Soldiers on the opening day of the 2010 Chicago Auto Show in the U.S. Army Exhibit area.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Marlon Green, ‘Drill Sergeant Exhibitor Program’ (DSEP), Accessions Support Brigade (ASB), Fort Knox, KY, counts push-ups for one of the many thousands of eager participants at the Army Physical Fitness area during the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.  Green, A Co., 1/13th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC is on a six-month tour with the DSEP.  The members of the team tour the country promoting physical fitness and good nutrition, as well as substitute teaching for high school gym classes.

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    Sgt. 1st Class Marlon Green, ‘Drill Sergeant Exhibitor Program’ (DSEP), Accessions Support Brigade (ASB), Fort Knox, KY, counts push-ups for one of the many thousands of eager participants at the Army Physical Fitness area during the 2010 Chicago...

  • Steve Ellison, 19, a Pipe Welder in Channahon, IL and Angel Smith, 19, a student at Marine Valley Community College, react to their test drive in the Apache Helicopter Simulator, at the Army Exhibit during the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. “The screen moves with you and it feels like you are really flying,” expressed Smith.  Ellison chimed in with an exuberant “It was so real because we went upside down.  I want one in my house! I wish this was real.”

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    Steve Ellison, 19, a Pipe Welder in Channahon, IL and Angel Smith, 19, a student at Marine Valley Community College, react to their test drive in the Apache Helicopter Simulator, at the Army Exhibit during the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. “The screen...

  • Attendees of the 2010 Chicago Auto Show view the Army's exhibit that featured a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (MATV), an Apache Helicopter Simulator, a Drill Sergeant Physical Fitness Demonstration Team, a field-mobile hospital, the Army's NHRA Dragster and performances by Mr. Joe Cantafio, 101st Division Rock Band.

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    Attendees of the 2010 Chicago Auto Show view the Army's exhibit that featured a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (MATV), an Apache Helicopter Simulator, a Drill Sergeant Physical Fitness Demonstration Team, a field-mobile hospital...

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