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  • CSM Elders at Naval Weapons Station, S.C.

    Jul 11, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights Command Sgt. Maj. Dan Elders visit to the 841st Transportation Battalion and the Army Field Support Battalion-Afloat, both located at the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, S.C.

  • Spartan Missile Motor Destruction

    Jul 11, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the destruction of 22 Spartan Missile motors at Anniston Army Depot, Ala.

  • Austin Officials Advise Leaders / Surge Update

    Jul 11, 2007

    The 1st Brigade Combat Team and City of Austin officials are working together to answer questions and bring advise to local Iraqi leaders; Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, the 3rd Infantry Division commander, says troop surge is helping in region south of Baghdad.

  • Bald Eagle Delisted

    Jul 11, 2007

    Bald eagle delisted from threatened species list.

  • Gen. Casey Visits Fort Bliss

    Jul 10, 2007

    The next stop for Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., and Maj. Gen. Robert P. Lennox, commanding general, Fort Bliss, TX, is a visit to White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Casey received briefings on growth, FCS, and held a town hall meeting for Soldiers, civilians, and family members while at Fort Bliss.

  • Enlistment Quest

    Jul 10, 2007

    Soldiers loses 166 pounds, earns GED to join Army.

  • CTC Awards

    Jul 10, 2007

    Army receives two environmental awards from the White House.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot Environmental Award

    Jul 10, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command discusses Letterkenny Army Depots receipt of the 2006 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award.

  • Tiger Honors Troops

    Jul 9, 2007

    Tiger Woods honors troops at the Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am at Congressional Country Club on July 4th.

  • Austin, Texas, Becomes a Model for Local Iraqi Governments

    Jul 9, 2007

    To help Iraqi local governments move to self-sufficiency, the U.S. Army is using expertise from the Austin, Texas, city manager's office to examine concepts of governance.

  • 316th Sustainment Command Deploys as First of its kind

    Jul 6, 2007

    Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs versatile and mobile, can cater to several military branches --whether U.S., Coalition or Iraqi and will manage logistics at every level in theater, from the individual Soldier to the collective unit mission,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Gregory E. Couch, commander of the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), an Army Reserve unit, based in Coraopolis, Pa, near Pittsburgh.

  • Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am

    Jul 6, 2007

    Tiger Woods honors troops at the Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am at Congressional Country Club on July 4th.

  • Utah NG Fights Fires / Achilles Hope Run

    Jul 5, 2007

    Utah National Guard helps fight wild fire in Utah; Wounded Warriors participate in Achilles Hope and Possibility 5 mile run.

  • Spc. Natasha McKinnon, Wounded Warrior at WRAMC

    Jul 5, 2007

    Spc. Natasha McKinnon mastering her prosthetic limb at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Bald Eagle Numbers Soaring

    Jul 2, 2007

    Bald Eagle leaving endangered list due in part to Army environmental stewardship.

  • Closing the Circle Awards

    Jul 2, 2007

    Army receives two Closing the Circle environmental awards from the White House. James Williams reports.

  • Texas Guard Responds to Flood-Ravaged Areas

    Jul 2, 2007

    Recent torrential rain has swept through much of Texas, causing severe flooding over 650 miles from Brownsville to Oklahoma. National Guard troops continue to help in flood-ravaged areas of those states.

  • Clean Up is a Breeze for Local Aviation Unit

    Jun 29, 2007

    Aircrews from the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation Regiment, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade located near Ronkonkoma, Long Island, partnered with the local New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Park Rangers to perform an innovative training mission clean-up project in a New York State Park located between Deer Park and Baywood.

  • Duke Basketball Coach Presents Award

    Jun 28, 2007

    Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski returns to USMA to present Coach K award to cadets.

  • Texas Troops Deploy

    Jun 28, 2007

    Nearly 200 members of the Texas National Guard will soon be headed for Iraq.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition

    Jun 28, 2007

    Active and Reserve Component Drill Sergeants from across the country compete for top honors in the 2007 competition. John Harlow reports.

  • Mechanic School Goes 3-D

    Jun 28, 2007

    In an effort to increase training effectiveness and reach a new generation of Soldiers, the U.S. Army 187th Ordnance Battalion Wheel Vehicle Mechanic School at Fort Jackson has employed an innovative training method.

  • USACE Katrina Analysis / eCYBERMISSION

    Jun 28, 2007

    USACE releases risk analysis prototype based on post-Katrina analysis; eCYBERMISSION competition announces winners.

  • A Happy Homecoming for Support Unit

    Jun 26, 2007

    Nothing was going to dampen the festive mood June 15 at Wilson Fitness Center Aca,!" not delays in the air, on the McChord Air Force Base tarmac or even during weapons turn-in.

  • Fort Bliss Construction Project

    Jun 26, 2007

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are in the midst of a $3 billion construction project at Fort Bliss, TX in preparation for the arrival of the 1st Armored Division from Germany.

  • Miss USA, KEM Visit Soldiers

    Jun 25, 2007

    The reigning Miss USA Rachel Smith and R&B artist KEM paid a call on the Army Friday. After lunch and a Pentagon tour, the two visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where they spent several hours chatting with wounded warriors.

  • Immersing Soldiers in Foreign Culture Aids the Learning Process

    Jun 22, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs not uncommon for Americans going on vacation abroad to research the country they are visiting. After all, as guests, they want to be respectful of othersAca,!a,,c cultures, and mindful of their customs and courtesies.

  • The Army Begins Here

    Jun 22, 2007

    Along with recruiters, Army drill sergeants help mold Soldier-trainees into the world's finest fighting force, imbuing them with a sense of Warrior Spirit and Ethos. This week, those drill sergeants showcased their skills and leadership ability at Fort Eustis, Va., during the Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • Cheerleaders Jump With Golden Knights

    Jun 21, 2007

    Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader hopefuls tandem jump with Army Golden Knights parachute team as part of a segment for their reality show Making the Team. Staff Sgt. Scott Malone reports.

  • Third Army Conducts Military Exchange with Central Asian Partner

    Jun 20, 2007

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central hosted a delegation of soldiers from the Turkmenistan National Army for an information exchange here June 15-18. The exchange between the two armies is part of a week-long trip where Turkmenistan medical soldiers received an inside look at the U.S. militaryAca,!a,,cs largest peacetime medical exercise Aca,!A"Golden Medic.Aca,!A?

  • Preparing for Combat

    Jun 20, 2007

    Soldiers from the 58th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and 155th Tailored Logistics Element train at Fort Dix, N.J., May 26 in preparation for deployment to Iraq.

  • SecArmy Geren Senate Hearings

    Jun 20, 2007

    Senate nomination hearings for Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren for confirmation as 20th Secretary of the Army.

  • Drill Sergeants Compete for Top Honors

    Jun 20, 2007

    After their recruiter, the most significant Soldier that a recruit meets is his or her drill sergeant. The drill sergeant prepares the recruit mentally and physically for the rigors of combat. As such, the drill sergeant must be the best of the best at many things. Although winners of the week-long competition will be announced for the Army Drill Sergeant of the Year on Friday at Fort Eustis, Va., every one of these dedicated professionals is a winner.

  • Medical Action Plan - "10 Quick Wins"

    Jun 19, 2007

    The Army meets its "10 Quick Wins" set forth under its Medical Action Plan.

  • Top 10 Inventions of 2006

    Jun 19, 2007

    Top Ten Inventions of 2006 - Army Material Command awards its Army Top Ten inventions for 2006 at a ceremony in Arlington, VA. Crystal Park reports.

  • Celebrating the Army Birthday Marne Style at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield

    Jun 18, 2007

    The United States Army turned 232 years old, Thursday. The event was commemorated with ceremonies at home and abroad by Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Army Birthday Run at Fort Myer, VA

    Jun 18, 2007

    Army Birthday Run at Fort Myer, VA led by Director for the Army Staff Lt. Gen. James Campbell and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston.

  • Army Birthday Celebration at Camden Yards

    Jun 18, 2007

    The Army held a celebration for its 232nd birthday at Camden Yards, the home park of the Baltimore Orioles. Gen. Richard Cody was in attendance and the Golden Knights dropped into the stadium.

  • WRAMC Cake Cutting Ceremony

    Jun 15, 2007

    The Acting Secretary of the Army, the Sgt. Maj. of the Army, the Acting Surgeon General and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Commander celebrate the Army Birthday with wounded troops and Walter Reed medical personnel at a cake cutting ceremony at Walter Reed.

  • Army Intelligence Command to Build Joint Detention Training Facility

    Jun 15, 2007

    The intelligence community reached a milestone earlier this month as leaders broke ground for the first joint detention training facility in the Defense Department.

  • New, Emerging Technology Featured at Army Birthday Event

    Jun 15, 2007

    The Army celebrated its 232nd birthday here yesterday in the Pentagon courtyard by displaying some of the newest clothing, personal equipment and weaponry coming on line to support warfighters.

  • Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army leaders host a Pentagon ceremony to celebrate the 232nd Army birthday at the Pentagon. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Army Racing

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army racing team members say they draw strength from the Soldiers, who are there for them on race day and between races. Teamwork, motivation and professionalism are hallmarks of U.S. Soldiers and the Civilians who represent the Army trackside.

  • Pentagon Army Birthday Ceremony

    Jun 14, 2007

    Pentagon Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony, June 14.

  • INSCOM to Build Joint Detention Training Facility

    Jun 14, 2007

    The intelligence community reached a milestone June 5 as leaders broke ground for the first joint detention training facility in the Department of Defense.

  • Cheerleaders Jump With Golden Knights

    Jun 14, 2007

    Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders jump with The Golden Knights.

  • Army Birthday Celebrated at Baseball Game

    Jun 14, 2007

    The Army celebrated its birthday at the Tampa Bay Devil Rays vs. San Diego Padres game on June 13.

  • A Splendid Homecoming

    Jun 13, 2007

    Soldiers and Civilians returning home on R&R (rest and recuperation) from Iraq and Afghanistan were showered with affection when they landed at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport this month.

  • General George Casey at Father of the Year Awards

    Jun 13, 2007

    Chief of Staff of the Army General Casey receives Father of the Year from National Fathers Day Council.

  • Hard Work Helps

    Jun 13, 2007

    New Horizons offers humanitarian assistance to the beleaguered citizens of Panama. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Disabled Vets to Test Limits During Wheelchair Games

    Jun 12, 2007

    More than 20 veterans injured during combat in Iraq and Afghanistan will join some 600 other disabled veterans next week for the 27th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

  • U.S. Senate 232nd Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2007

  • Warrior Transition Brigade at WRAMC

    Jun 12, 2007

    Warrior Transition Brigade stands up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • VSO/MSO Conference

    Jun 12, 2007

    Veterans Service Organizations and Military Service Organizations attend a conference where the Army updates them on current practices especially those related to medical and the Army receives feedback.

  • New Mexico Steps Outside the Box to Improve Guard Soldiers' Weapons Skills

    Jun 12, 2007

    The National Guard, Border Patrol and other law enforcement organizations got some innovative advanced weapons training. Soldiers who have gone through the training and subsequently been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan say it has helped them tremendously.

  • VSO/MSO Conference

    Jun 8, 2007

    Soldier and Veteran care is addressed at the VSO/MSO Conference.

  • Building Connections

    Jun 8, 2007

    New Horizons exercise brings Soldiers to Panama to practice combat engineering during a humanitarian mission.

  • Something to Cheer About

    Jun 7, 2007

    This week at the Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, the Golden Knights' Tandem Team jumped with the Dallas Cowboys football cheerleaders as part of the Country Music Television reality show, "Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders - Making the Team."

  • New, Improved Military Equipment Showcased

    Jun 7, 2007

    America's servicemembers are the best-equipped in the world and the public got a chance to see some of the new technology that is saving lives and winning the fight on the battlefields.

  • 232nd Army Birthday Events

    Jun 7, 2007

    The Army Celebrates its 232nd Birthday with numerous high profile events.

  • Prosthetics Demonstration at WRAMC

    Jun 7, 2007

    Wounded Warriors demonstrate the prosthetic technology at WRAMC. Jini Ryan reports.

  • 15 Terrorists Captured / Hurricane Preparation

    Jun 6, 2007

    Joint Operations in Iraq result in the capture of 15 suspected terrorists; The Army supplies coastal states equipment in preparation for hurricane season.

  • First Army Commander's Warrior Challenge Challenges Soldiers

    Jun 5, 2007

    Early on the morning of May 6, more than 110 elite warriors representing all 16 First Army training brigades and four of its installations converged on Camp Bullis in the Texas hill country to compete in a marksmanship contest the likes of which very few of them had ever seen.

  • A.I. Prosthetics

    Jun 5, 2007

    Wounded Soldiers demonstrate artificially intelligent prosthetics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Motorcycle Safety

    Jun 5, 2007

    With the weather warming up, Soldiers around the world are hitting the highway on two-wheel machines. Whether you're riding a cruiser, a crotch rocket or a hog -- safety comes first. Jini Ryan went to the experts for some motorcycle safety tips.

  • FCS at Pentagon

    Jun 4, 2007

    Future Combat Systems holds a demonstration at the Pentagon.

  • Walter Reed Workshop Showcases Prosthetic Technology

    Jun 4, 2007

    As the use of improvised explosive devices has continued steadily against U.S. troops in Iraq, the Defense Department has made treating those troops seriously injured in the blasts a top priority.

  • Army Helps Prepare Hurricane States for Heavy Season

    Jun 4, 2007

    The Army is helping out U.S. states and territories that are in the paths of potentially deadly hurricanes by providing equipment to help fill shortages identified by National Guard commanders there, a senior Army official said.

  • 2007 U.S. Army Soldier Show Rocks Fort Jackson

    Jun 1, 2007

    Fort Jackson hosted the 2007 United States Army Soldier Show Saturday and Sunday at the MG Robert B. Solomon Center. This yearAca,!a,,cs production theme, AmericaAca,!a,,cs Soldiers Serving Proud, reflects a SoldierAca,!a,,cs love of country, courage and commitment to family.

  • Two New Helicopters

    Jun 1, 2007

    Two teams from the Army Operational Test Command went to Fort Campbell, KY and Barstow, CA to test two new helicopters, the CH-47F Chinook and the UH-72A Lakota.

  • Gen. Casey Interview (Pt. 2)

    May 31, 2007

    "Closer Look" with General Casey who describes the state of the Army.

  • Gen. Casey Interview (Pt. 1)

    May 30, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George Casey, is making sure his plans for the Army are on target. Part 1 of 2 part interview with Gail McCabe.

  • National Guard Team Earns NASCAR Victory

    May 29, 2007

    In his 156th NEXTEL Cup Series start, Casey Mears, driver of the No. 25 National Guard/GMAC "American Heroes" Chevrolet, won the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday evening at Lowe's Motor Speedway to earn his first victory at NASCAR's highest level.

  • Flags at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 29, 2007

    Third US Infantry Regiment continue a Memorial Day honor by placing flags throughout Arlington National Cemetery. Crystal Park reports on "Flags In."

  • Joint Organization Trains Troops to Defeat IEDs

    May 29, 2007

    "IEDs are the number one killer on the battlefield," said Army Brig. Gen. Robert W. Cone. "I donAca,!a,,ct think weAca,!a,,cre doing enough to address that at home stations."

  • National Memorial Day Parade Honors Wounded Warriors

    May 29, 2007

    "The ultimate sacrifice is to give oneAca,!a,,cs life. Right under that is this population," said Capt. Skelton, referring to Wounded Warriors. "Their lives are forever changed. For the rest of their lives they will forever be reminded -- every time they look into a mirror -- of the sacrifice they made for their country."

  • Flags In / Keni Thomas at Vietnam Wall

    May 25, 2007

    "Flags In" at Arlington National Cemetery; Keni Thomas to perform at Vietnam Wall for Memorial Day.

  • Belize Aircraft Recovery Mission

    May 25, 2007

    Soldiers from 1-228th Aviation Regiment preform aircraft recovery mission in Belize City, Belize.

  • Guard's Lack of Equipment Puts U.S. at Risk, Chief Says

    May 25, 2007

    "Those 40-year-old trucks are here in the U.S. because they are not good enough to go to the war. But someone thinks they are good enough to be used to save American lives," Lt. Gen. Blum said. "I say they're not good enough."

  • Ammo Plant

    May 24, 2007

    Radford Army Ammunition Plant steps up production.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier Takes USAAC Title

    May 24, 2007

    A Fort Jackson Soldier was selected Soldier of the Year for the U.S. Army Accessions Command on Friday after two days of competition here.

  • Army Finds Success in New Method of Returning Land to Civilian Use

    May 23, 2007

    Honey Lake in California became the test site for the Army Corps of Engineers for a unique method of returning old military land to civilian use.

  • Body Armor Quality

    May 23, 2007

    PEO Soldier defends the quality of its Body Armor and the decision not to use the new Dragon Skin armor. Staff Sgt. Raymond Flores reports.

  • Soldiers Train for Disaster

    May 23, 2007

    National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, along with first responders from other organizations, search for simulated wounded and dead during an exercise at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana, May 12.

  • Army Corps of Engineers Makes Important Archaeological Find

    May 23, 2007

    The Army Corps of Engineers made a significant archaeological discovery. Contrary to popular view, Inupiat Eskimos may have lived on the Snake River Sandspit in Nome, Alaska, long before the late 1800s Gold Rush brought thousands of people to the area.

  • National Guard Fights Wildfires

    May 21, 2007

    National Guard Soldiers have been helping to battle wildfires in many locations throughout the United States over the last several weeks.

  • MacArthur Award

    May 21, 2007

    Cpt. Timothy Gittins received the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and in on TIME Magazines Top 100 Most Influential People of the Year List.

  • Families of Fallen Honored During 'Time of Remembrance'

    May 21, 2007

    More than 3,100 families and friends of servicemembers lost in Iraq and Afghanistan gathered on the grounds of the Washington Monument today to remember their loved ones during a "Time of Remembrance" tribute.

  • General MacArthur Award to Captain Gittins

    May 18, 2007

    Captain Timothy Gittins received the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and in on TIME Magazines Top 100 Most Influential People of the Year List.

  • General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Goes to 28 Junior Officers

    May 17, 2007

    Twenty-eight Army officers were presented the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award for exceptional leadership skills by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey and Jake Tobin, MacArthur Foundation representative, at the Pentagon yesterday.

  • Fort Carson Encroachment

    May 17, 2007

    Fort Carson creates partnerships while sustaining training capability. James William reports.

  • Training in Utah

    May 16, 2007

    Utah National Guard Soldiers and Airmen and Air Force personnel conduct a combat search and rescue exercise at the Utah Test and Training Range in Sandy, Utah, on May 3.

  • Carson Encroachment

    May 16, 2007

    Fort Carson Environmental Resource Managers develop strong civic partnerships and pursue conservation easements in order to sustain the installations ability to train.

  • Attaches Survey U.S. Disaster-Response Capabilities

    May 16, 2007

    Attaches from Serbia, Jordan, Kenya, Tunisia, Bolivia and Hungary got a first-hand look at U.S. military and civilian first responders' ability to respond to a catastrophe at the National Guard's Vigilant Guard exercise in Indiana on May 12.

  • Wounded Soldiers Kayak With Team River Runner

    May 15, 2007

    Wounded Soldiers recovering at WRAMC learn how to kayak with the Potomac Rivers Runners. Crystal Park has the story.

  • Departure Runs Smoothly

    May 14, 2007

    For the first time, Army makes use of Grays Harbor to ship out equipment for deploying Fort Lewis unit.

  • MRAPS / Army Recruiting Numbers

    May 14, 2007

    Secretary of Defense Gates talks about the advantages of the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAPS) at a Pentagon Press Conference; Army recruiting numbers hit benchmarks across the board.

  • Guard Tested as First Military Responder to Nuclear Disaster

    May 14, 2007

    National Guard Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum said his staff deliberately put together the worst possible scenario that would test the limits of the Guard's ability to respond to a major disaster and interact with other state and federal agencies.

  • Leadership Awards / MyPay Virtual Keyboard

    May 11, 2007

    2007 Gen. MacArthur Leadership Awards among whom is CPT Gittins; MyPay sets up Virtual Keyboard for added layer of protection for servicemembers.

  • Guard Responds to Domestic Crises Nationwide

    May 10, 2007

    The National Guard continues to demonstrate its readiness as it responds to natural disasters from coast to coast.

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