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  • U.S. Army South to assume responsibility as JTF-Haiti Headquarters

    Mar 16, 2010

    U.S. Army South continued to push Soldiers to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during the past several days as its headquarters element deployed to provide support to the Joint Task Force-Haiti headquarters as part of Operation Unified Response.

  • Soldiers transition Haiti responsibilities to U.N. forces

    Mar 10, 2010

    More than 470 soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, will depart Haiti Thursday after completing their relief missions in support of Operation Unified Response.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command continues support to Haiti mission

    Mar 8, 2010

    For the more than a dozen Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers and civilians deployed in Haiti to provide continued support of Haiti Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Operations, the mission remains priority one.

  • Troops in Haiti remember fallen

    Feb 17, 2010

    Exactly 30 days after the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti, U.S. servicemembers paused Friday to remember those who perished in the disaster.

  • U.S. Army South first responders return from Haiti

    Feb 8, 2010

    Hours after the earthquake struck Haiti, members of U.S. Army South's Humanitarian Assistance Survey team were notified that they would be departing for Port-au-Prince the next day.

  • U.S. Army South treats more than 5,100 patients in El Salvador

    Feb 4, 2010

    Members of U.S. Army South and the Army Reserve treated more than 5,100 patients in El Salvador over a nine-day period.

  • NGB, NORTHCOM discuss disaster response during hurricane workshop

    Feb 2, 2010

    The National Guard Bureau and U.S. Northern Command conducted their annual hurricane workshop Jan. 19-22 in downtown Tampa.

  • Army South deploys additional Soldiers, civilians to Haiti

    Jan 25, 2010

    In an ongoing effort to aid earthquake victims in Haiti, additional U.S. Army South Soldiers and civilians deployed Jan. 23 to the devastated Caribbean nation as part of Joint Task Force Haiti and Operation Unified Response.

  • Haiti task force commander notes progress

    Jan 19, 2010

    Humanitarian assistance efforts in Haiti are improving every day despite enormous challenges, the commander of Joint Task Force Haiti said.

  • Obama makes Haiti response top U.S. priority

    Jan 14, 2010

    President Barack Obama said today said he's made helping Haiti in the wake of a crippling earthquake the top priority of every U.S. government agency.

  • Military assesses Haiti disaster, readies for response

    Jan 13, 2010

    U.S. Southern Command will deploy a team of 30 people to Haiti to support U.S. relief efforts in the aftermath of yesterday's devastating earthquake.

  • Soldier returns to Panama home

    Jan 5, 2010

    After the U.S. Army invaded Panama in 1989 to oust the dictator Gen. Manuel Noriega, the country's people went on to rebuild their lives.

  • A special celebration: U.S., Canadian special forces commemorate combined efforts during WWII

    Dec 11, 2009

    As a CH-47 Chinook passed over a prairie training area on Fort Lewis, Wash., 14 U.S. and Canadian Special Forces members jumped out on cue during an annual event that celebrates "Menton Week."

  • U.S. military docs treat nearly 3,000 people in storm ravaged El Salvador

    Dec 9, 2009

    The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element performed a Medical Civil Action Program, or MEDCAP, from Nov. 19 to 23 treating 2,987 people in several different cities affected by the El Salvador mudslides.

  • Ecuador's 'Amazonas' train with U.S. military to become 'River Rats'

    Nov 13, 2009

    Recognizing the importance of Riverine operations, the U.S. Military Group in Ecuador, in partnership with the Ecuadorian Army, began training together in October to enhance the capabilities of jungle units to control the rivers in their zones.

  • New commander takes helm at U.S. Army South

    Nov 10, 2009

    The Army component of U.S. Southern Command marked a new chapter in its storied history as the former special assistant to the commanding general; U.S. Army Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, N.C., took command of U.S. Army South during a ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 9.

  • U.S. Army South celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 29, 2009

    U.S. Army South proudly joins the rest of the nation in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of our largest linguistic and ethnic minority in a month-long tribute to Hispanic contributions.

  • Members of U.S. Army South team treat more than 7200 patients in Haiti

    Sep 24, 2009

    JACMEL, Haiti (Sept 24, 2009) - U.S. Army Soldiers from throughout the United States came together under the direction of U.S. Army South to treat more than 7,200 patients during a medical readiness and training exercise here Sept. 8-23.

  • Fighting floods, drugs in Central, South America

    Sep 23, 2009

    Nearly a quarter of the 1,100 individuals employed in the American section of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, are Soldiers. And like the foreign nationals, American contractors, Sailors, Marines and Airmen stationed there, they support the mission of Joint Task Force-Bravo.

  • PANAMAX: Teamwork against terrorism

    Sep 19, 2009

    Hundreds of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen from all over the Western Hemisphere are here to conduct one of the largest multinational, joint exercises in the world - Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2009.

  • U.S. Army North NCOs adapt to new challenges during Vibrant Response 2009

    Aug 17, 2009

    Most Soldiers have come to expect that their next assignment will lead to another change in scenery on the eve of yet another deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Servicemembers train to respond to domestic emergencies

    Aug 9, 2009

    Soldiers arrived at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for an exercise that will focus on responding to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosive incidents and is designed to confirm the readiness and abilities of incoming units.

  • Beyond the Horizon kicks-off in Colombia

    Aug 5, 2009

    At the invitation of the Colombian government, distinguished visitors from Colombia and the U.S., community leaders and members of the U.S. and Colombian military gathered at an opening ceremony in Cartagena to kick-off the humanitarian civic assistance mission Beyond the Horizon on July 8.

  • 'Vibrant Response' to train troops for disasters

    Jul 27, 2009

    Consequence-management response forces, or CCMRF, are staging a training exercise beginning July 31, to prepare for potential domestic disasters capable of injuring or killing several thousand civilians.

  • ARNORTH NCO helps donate laptops to local school

    Jul 13, 2009

    When Sgt. 1st Class Rudy Hass was told to exchange his section's old laptops for new ones he asked the question "what can we do with the old laptops'" Instead of letting them go some place where they might sit for months without being used he registered them in the Department of Defense's computers for learning program.

  • Honduras-based U.S. troops not involved in coup, remain safe

    Jun 30, 2009

    American forces stationed in Honduras were not involved in the military coup over the weekend and remain safe, a Pentagon official said.

  • National Guard tests emergency response at Vigilant Guard

    Jun 22, 2009

    The National Guard tested its emergency response capabilities and strengthened its relationships with other emergency response agencies last weekend at Vigilant Guard 2009 in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Aca,!EoeAmalgam DartAca,!a,,c tests NORTHCOMAca,!a,,cs air defense

    Jun 22, 2009

    Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors tested months of planning and preparation, June 18-20, with a major U.S. Northern Command air defense exercise.

  • National Guard stands ready for hurricane season

    Jun 9, 2009

    The National Guard is essential to hurricane response, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told lawmakers in Washington, D.C., last week.

  • ARNORTH Chaplain NCOs help retired Paratroopers display their heritage

    May 20, 2009

    U.S. Army North noncommissioned officers gathered with retired Paratroopers at the Drop Zone CafAfA and Bar, San Antonio, May 20 to present a parachute and parachute reserve to the Alamo Silver Wings Airborne Association to replace one that was stolen from the restaurant earlier this year.

  • U.S. Army South Participates in FAHUM 2009

    Apr 30, 2009

    In April, U.S. Army South conducted Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias (FAHUM) 2009, along with partner nations from the Caribbean and Central America. The training exercise enhances disaster relief and response coordination between military, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations from throughout the hemisphere.

  • Mullen visits Border Patrol

    Apr 20, 2009

    Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with U.S. Border Patrol agent Maria Valencia at a stop to observe the U.S. - Mexican border while in El Paso, Texas, April 17, 2009. Mullen also visited Joint Task Force-North, to better understand the current situation and violence that is plaguing the region.

  • Army South sponsors classroom at Sergeants Major Academy

    Apr 13, 2009

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Key U.S. Army South leaders celebrated a proud moment on as a classroom at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy was dedicated in honor of their venerated command headquartered at the historic Old BAMC building at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • U.S. Army North helps put hurricane plans to the test

    Apr 8, 2009

    A step-by-step hurricane response drill this month will allow a host of state and federal agencies to test their disaster contingency plans before the June 1 start of hurricane season. More than 150 planners and consequence managers will assemble at Fort Belvoir April 14-15 for what has become an annual exercise before the start of hurricane season.

  • New Headquarters "Topped Out"

    Apr 2, 2009

    With this "topping out" ceremony, the headquarters under construction for U.S. Southern Command here reached a new milestone. The ceremony also marked 170,000 hours of work on the complex, which will house both U.S. Army Garrison - Miami and USSOUTHCOM personnel. They are scheduled to move in Sept. 30, 2010.

  • Fort Sam Houston Women's History Month celebration

    Mar 23, 2009

    The month of March is nationally recognized as Women's History Month; a time to reflect on the many contributions of women in history. U.S. Army South is sponsoring the Women's History Month activities for the Fort Sam Houston installation. This year's theme is "Women Taking the Lead to Save our Planet" and throughout March, everyone here will have the opportunity to participate in various events to help save our planet.

  • Obama considers deploying National Guard to U.S.-Mexico border

    Mar 13, 2009

    WASHINGTON - As President Barack Obama considers deploying National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to control escalating violence, Arizona's governor has requested about 250 more National Guard troops on its border with Mexico, and the Texas governor is considering a similar action.

  • Redeploying Soldiers use paintball to blow off steam

    Feb 15, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Paintballs ricocheted off inflatable barriers as 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Soldiers bobbed and weaved, trying their best to miss paint-filled projectiles.

  • Panama residents benefit from U.S. Army medical training

    Feb 10, 2009

    As the Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, got underway Feb. 2, a long line of people waited patiently outside a grade school in this small, rural town for their turn to be treated by teams of Panamanian health officials and U.S. Army medical practitioners. Across the school playground, Army animal care specialists administered medicine, vaccine and vitamins to a steady flow of reluctant cats, dogs, rabbits, goats, cattle and horses. Children ranging in all ages ate snow cones and ran around playing tag as their parents looked on in curious anticipation.

  • Brazilian chief gets Legion of Merit

    Feb 6, 2009

    Gen. George W. Casey, Army chief of staff, presents the Legion of Merit to Gen. Enzo Matrins Peri, chief of staff of the Brazilian Army, during a full-honor arrival ceremony at Fort Myer's Conmy Hall Feb. 5.

  • Mexican Army Col. Dem Gerado Merida Sanchez

    Feb 2, 2009

    Mexican Army Col. Dem Gerado Merida Sanchez (second from the left) headed a delegation from the Office of the Mexican Secretary of National Defense recently visited the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command's G2 (Security) Office as part of a Office of the Secretary of Defense invitation. Members of the delegation received briefings and insight on the implementation of Army security procedures.

  • Army forces conduct combined jump training at Soto Cano

    Feb 2, 2009

    "Follow me!" yelled a 6-foot-tall U.S. Army Airborne Soldier, motioning with his arm to the Soldiers behind him. Eyes bright with excitement, the jump master turned and stepped out the back of a CH-47D Chinook helicopter as smoothly as if he were stepping off his own front porch.

  • Military commissions must obey President's directive, official says

    Feb 2, 2009

    The military commissions system created in 2006 to try accused terrorists held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, must comply with President Barack ObamaAca,!a,,cs directive to suspend all legal proceedings there, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said at a news conference today.

  • JTF Guantanamo gets new deputy commander

    Jan 29, 2009

    Like an oceanAca,!a,,cs tide, a new wave of troops has arrived at Joint Task Force Guantanamo. Among the new faces is Brig. Gen. Rafael OAca,!a,,cFerrall, the new JTF deputy commander.

  • U.S. Army South unfurls new 'Spanish Galleon' flag

    Jan 28, 2009

    United States Army South Commander Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber unfurled the new U.S. Army South flag at his headquarters here Jan 23.

  • U.S. Army South hosts Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio

    Jan 28, 2009

    More than 25 members of the Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio visited the U.S. Army South headquarters Dec. 15 at the invitation of Army South Commander Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber.

  • Web Cast from Iraq to Chicagoland Attorneys

    Jan 27, 2009

  • Web Cast from Iraq to Chicagoland Attorneys

    Jan 27, 2009

    Capt. Lindsey Kimber, Staff Judge Advocate, 34 Task Force, Combat Action Brigade in Iraq gives a Web Cast to Chicagoland attorneys during a Veterans Advocacy Training seminar at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Ill. January 23, 2009.

  • Local Chicagoland Businesses and Community Members Send Pizzas to Troops

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Obama calls for closing Guantanamo Detainee Facility

    Jan 22, 2009

    President Barack Obama Thursday called for the closing of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within one year.

  • Soldier rejoins after 38-year service break

    Jan 5, 2009

    Young men and women frequently follow the footsteps of their parents and grandparents by joining the military. Army Maj. (Dr.) Robert Sexton reversed that role when he followed his two sons into the military after a 38-year-break from his previous service.

  • 2008 holiday message from the Army senior leaders

    Dec 16, 2008

    The 2008 holiday season letter from the Army senior leaders Chief of Staff of the Army George W. Casey, Jr., Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston.

  • Chicago Bulls, USO team up to host military families

    Dec 11, 2008

    Dozens of excited children of deployed parents lined the hallways of the Chicago Bulls Academy when Benny, the Bulls mascot, led them into a holiday party.

  • Military Movie Night with Chicago Bears

    Dec 3, 2008

  • U.S. troops providing flood relief in Panama, Costa Rica

    Dec 3, 2008

    Two U.S. military disaster-relief teams from Joint Task Force-Bravo, based at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras, have delivered more than 278,000 pounds of relief supplies to victims in flood-affected communities in Panama and Costa Rica.

  • World's largest U.S. consulate opens across border from Fort Bliss

    Dec 2, 2008

    Numerous U.S. and Mexican dignitaries attended the official grand opening of the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

  • Illinois Army National Guard, 33rd Brigade Combat Team, Hosts Media Day

    Nov 19, 2008

    The Illinois National Guard provided military air transport for Distinguished Visitors and Media to Fort Bragg, N.C. and back on November 13, 2008. Attendees observed training and visited with Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Combat team who are in their final stages of training prior to deployment to Afghanistan later this year. Their mission represents the largest deployment of the Illinois National Guard since World War II.

  • City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony

    Nov 14, 2008

    City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony. Master of Ceremonies the Honorable James A. Balcer, Alderman - 11th Ward; Remarks by the Honorable Pat Quinn, Lt. Governor, State of Illinois; Keynote Address by Colonel Roger H. C. Dolan, U.S. Army (Ret.) Vietnam Veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient; attended by Maj. Gen. Dennis Celletti, Deputy Adjutant General Army for the state of Illinois; Colonel Vincent Quarles, Commander, Chicago District, Army Corps of Engineers; Color Guard provided by the Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion; the 85th Army Band; Alison Ruble, USO sings National Anthem and God Bless America; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for "The Winds and Words of War" library exhibit.

  • ARSOUTH, CENTAM Working Together for the Americas

    Nov 13, 2008

    Senior army leaders representing five countries spent a week Aca,!A"Trabajando juntos para las AmAfAricas,Aca,!A? or Aca,!A"Working together for the Americas,Aca,!A? during the Central American Army Leaders Conference at the U.S. Army South headquarters here from Nov. 2-6.

  • Military Service Members Recognized at Chicago Bears Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

    Soldiers and Military service members were recognized during the Chicago Bears Veterans Day game at Soldier Field November 9, 2008.

  • Soldier Recognized During the Chicago Bulls Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

  • Northwestern University Celebrates Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2008

    In honor of Veterans Day, Northwestern University recognized local Soldiers during a football game in Evanston, Ill. November 8, 2008.

  • Mosquito Coast

    Nov 5, 2008

    Joint efforts in Central America region are supporting stability and prosperity.

  • WWII Medal of Honor hero dies

    Oct 21, 2008

    Retired Col. Robert B. Nett, 86, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient and honorary colonel of the Officer Candidate School battalion at Fort Benning, died at his home Oct. 19 after a brief illness.

  • Kathy Griffin Recognizes Chicagoland Soldiers

    Oct 17, 2008

    Native Chicago comedian and actress, Kathy Griffin, recognized local Chicagoland Soldiers during her sold-out performances at the historical Chicago Theater, Thursday, October 16.

  • Corps of Engineers: Fort Carson Training

    Oct 16, 2008

    USACE invests $110 million in high-tech training grounds at Fort Carson, Co.

  • Absentee voting allows everyone to participate

    Oct 15, 2008

    The 2008 presidential campaign has entered the home stretch as Election Day quickly approaches. Soldiers and family members eligible to vote are being encouraged by the Army to take part in this political process.

  • Domestic abuse includes emotional, financial control

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Domestic abuse occurs when one person in an intimate relationship or marriage tries to dominate and control the other person. Abusers donAca,!a,,ct Aca,!A"play fair.Aca,!A? They use fear, guilt, shame and intimidation to wear you down and gain complete power over you. They may threaten you, hurt you or hurt those around you.

  • Vehicle care plan prior to deployment crucial

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" After a long and successful deployment, you finally make it back home to Hawaii. What would be better than a drive out to one of the many beautiful beaches or a trip into Honolulu or Waikiki' You and your buddies dump your deployment bags in the barracks and hop in the car and ... dude, where is the car'

  • 8th HRSC trades desert for beaches

    Oct 15, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers with the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center (HRSC) traded the sandstorms of Kuwait for the sandy beaches of Hawaii as they returned home, Sept. 26. At the redeployment ceremony, family members and friends welcomed the more than 80 Soldiers who spent the last 14 months at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Aging Polk barracks receiving millions in renovations

    Oct 14, 2008

    Community members who live and work on the installation know that Fort PolkAca,!a,,cs barracks are aging. Original construction of the buildings in the late Aca,!Eoe70s and early Aca,!Eoe80s was designed for a 50 year lifespan.

  • Fisher House provides home away from home

    Oct 9, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" The Pacific Ocean created a breathtaking backdrop for the annual FounderAca,!a,,cs Day at the Fisher House here, Sept. 26. Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) cadets from Punahou High School kicked off the day with the presentation of colors as the National Anthem rang softly in the background. Chaplain (Capt.) Tim Wilson, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), then led the crowd in prayer.

  • U.S. Army South observes partner nations' independence celebrations

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" U.S. Army South observed BrazilAca,!a,,cs and ChileAca,!a,,cs respective independence days and ChileAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces Day during a ceremony at U.S. Army South headquarters Sept. 12.

  • U.S. Army South Chaplain rallies Salvadoran religious leaders: Discusses disaster response initiativ

    Oct 6, 2008

    COMALAPA AIR BASE, El SalvadorAca,!" Laughter erupted throughout a hotel conference room near Comalapa Air Base, El Salvador as U.S. and Salvadoran Army officials, meeting with local religious leaders for a conference, enjoyed a light moment.

  • PERSEVERE - Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - There were at least 26,000 motivations for running in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 24th annual Aca,!A"Ten MilerAca,!A? here Saturday.

  • U.S. Army South memorial ceremony honors victims of 9/11 attacks

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 11, 2008) Aca,!" A distinct, thunderous sound in the distance abruptly ended the peaceful morning for Chaplain (Col.) James Boelens, who was spending a day of excess leave from the Pentagon by relaxing in his backyard under a clear, blue sky.

  • Secretary Geren at 2008 Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren, talks with runner and Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Holsey, before the start of the 24th Army Ten-Miler in Arlington, Va., Oct. 5. Holsey was wounded in Iraq by a roadside bomb, which resulted in his left leg being amputated below the knee. Almost 27,000 runners participated in the race that routed the streets of Washington and Arlington.

  • Warriors Prepare for Competition

    Sep 30, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple is the U.S. Army National Guard Soldier of the Year competitor at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, for the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Materiel Command competitor, checks the sling on his M16, while Sgt. 1st Class Darnyell Parker, Fort Lee Warrior Training Center instructor observes. The pre-combat checks and inspections were scheduled Sept. 30 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • U.S Army Reserve and Pickens-Kane, CB Richard Ellis Group, Sears Holdings, and Army & Air Force

    Sep 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve joined with Pickens-Kane, CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation and Army and Air Force Exchange Service to launch public-private partnerships that will create employment opportunities for Army Reserve Soldiers and provide Employer Partners with Soldier employees exhibiting Army values, experience and leadership skills. The joint initiative helps to strengthen the community, support Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families, and maintain a strong economy.

  • U.S Army Reserve and Pickens-Kane, CB Richard Ellis Group, Sears Holdings, and Army & Air Force

    Sep 24, 2008

  • Pilots fly Lakota to Sioux powwow

    Sep 23, 2008

    Fort PolkAca,!a,,cs 5th Aviation Battalion has been flying the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new utility helicopter for a year, and recently pilots had a chance to meet the namesake of their birds, the Lakota tribe of South Dakota.

  • Guardsmen aid livestock stranded by Ike

    Sep 22, 2008

    National Guard Soldiers teamed up with the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry last week to airlift food and water to thousands of cattle isolated by the floodwaters of Hurricane Ike.

  • Canadians integrate U.S. Soldiers into training

    Sep 21, 2008

    Soldiers from the 4th Platoon, H Company, 2nd Royal Canadian Regiment and the 209th Military Intelligence Company, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division pose for a group shot after Military Operations in Urban Terrain training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center on Sept. 12.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers are Recognized for Their Service on 9-11

    Sep 17, 2008

    Chicagoland Soldiers are recognized for the continued service in a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza along the Chicago River September 11, 2008. The ceremony was officiated by Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va. and included a Soldier reenlistment, recruitment awards and a future Solider swear-in.

  • Hurricane relief

    Sep 17, 2008

    Hurricane Ike leaves Galveston residents with few options. The Army is helping out.

  • Gen. William S. Wallace Visits Chicagoland on 9-11

    Sep 16, 2008

    General William S. Wallace, a Chicago native and the Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, VA., helps his hometown celebrate continued service during the Global War on Terrorism by participating in numerous events on 9-11.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers Recognized for Their Service on 9-11

    Sep 16, 2008

  • U.S. Army Garrison - Miami anti-terrorism exercise involves local police, fire fighters.

    Sep 15, 2008

    A U.S. Army Garrison - Miami anti-terrorism exercise involved local police, bomb squads and fire departments practicing their interoperability with each other and the garrison Directorate of Emergency Services. The t exercise simulated a hazardous material spill and chemical exposure at U.S. Southern Command headquarters.

  • 8th TSC recognizes Volunteer of the Year

    Sep 15, 2008

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii Aca,!" The military community is full of volunteers Aca,!" military, civilian and family members, who go above and beyond their duties everyday as an effort to enrich the quality of life for everyone.

  • Mosaic tile: Blue Star Card holders become artists at the Arts & Crafts Center

    Sep 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Army family member Catherine Florang sat at a long table with other military spouses, carefully placing small pieces of broken tile on a wood board at the Schofield Barracks Arts & Crafts Center, Aug. 23. She reminisced about the day spent with her husband, Pvt. Robert Florang, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, prior to his deployment to Iraq.

  • Military Firefighters, Police in Iraq Reflect on 9/11

    Sep 11, 2008

    At 8:45 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy struck the hearts and minds of millions around the world when a hijacked plane flew into One World Trade Center in New York City.

  • Army Guard names top Soldier and NCO

    Sep 11, 2008

    Soldiers from Utah and Montana have been named the Army National GuardAca,!a,,cs top Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year following two days of Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Seal Your Vote

    Sep 5, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones speaks about MPSA and how they help Soldier's Ballots get in on time to count

  • Gustav Cleanup

    Sep 5, 2008

    Clean-up and recovery is underway as Hurricane Gustav passes.

  • U.S. Army Golden Knights Help Celebrate Chicago Air and Water Show

    Sep 4, 2008

  • Army Family Action Plan

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. MacDonald says the Army Family Action plan still at work.

  • Healing Waters

    Sep 4, 2008

    In a small Pennsylvania town, Project Healing Waters is feeding the soul. Dave Annarino reports.

  • AFAP Housing

    Sep 3, 2008

    Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers get great on-post housing.

  • Gunning for Gold

    Sep 2, 2008

    Olympics wrap up; Fort Riley covenant signing.