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  • ACAP Express Program

    Feb 13, 2008

    ACAP launches Express program allowing Soldiers, families and civilians to sign up for programs using the internet.

  • Wounded Warrior Education Initiative

    Feb 13, 2008

    The Army partners with University of Kansas to provide Wounded Warriors an opportunity to earn their Master's Degree then job placement at Fort Leavenworth. Staff Sgt. Raymond Flores reports.

  • Army Testing 'Advantage Fund' Recruiting Incentives

    Feb 12, 2008

    The Army has begun a pilot program in five cities offering qualified recruits a down payment for home ownership or seed money to start their own business.

  • Soldier goes from officer to enlisted to officer

    Feb 12, 2008

    When the executive officer for Task Force Marshall was promoted Friday to lieutenant colonel at McCrady Training Area, it was a moment Richard MacDermott thought might never happen. He likens his rise and fall through the ranks to the twists and turns of a roller coaster. MacDermott enlisted in the Army in 1975, and then received a presidential appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He graduated as a second lieutenant in 1980. In 1993, after being promoted to major he resigned his commission. He spent the next 6 1/2 years working in Kuwait as a contractor.

  • All-Army Soccer Team Wins Silver Medal

    Feb 12, 2008

    Second Lt. Andrew Filauro and Staff Sgt. Titus Kamau led the All-Army men's team to a silver medal in the 2008 Armed Forces Soccer Championship Tournament Jan. 31 through Feb. 5 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Commander Receives Freedom Award

    Feb 12, 2008

    Following an indescribably difficult deployment in Diyala province, Iraq, the commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, will be awarded the first Aca,!EoeNo Greater SacrificeAca,!a,,c Freedom Award in Washington D.C., Feb. 13.

  • Suggesters claim Army award--a first for Tobyhanna

    Feb 12, 2008

    Three Tobyhanna electronics mechanics took top honors in the annual Army-wide suggestion competition after discovering a way to save about $150,000 a year.

  • Guard Car Wins Daytona's Shootout, Martin Takes 8th

    Feb 11, 2008

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. saluted National Guardsmen and women worldwide after winning the Budweiser Shootout Feb. 9 at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Lt. Gen. Schoomaker on Wounded Warrior Care

    Feb 11, 2008

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker talks about changes and improvements made to Wounded Warrior care in past year.

  • Army Space Anniversary

    Feb 11, 2008

    Redstone Army Arsenal hosts a ceremony commemoration the 50th Anniversary the Army's launch into space. Gail McCabe has the story.

  • Guard Responds to Storms across Nation

    Feb 11, 2008

    Nearly 300 members of the National Guard responded to call-ups from governors in seven states for emergency assistance during the first week in February after tornados and severe thunderstorms leveled communities in the South and snowstorms left residents without power and motorists stranded in the West.

  • Welcoming First Team Black Hawks home

    Feb 8, 2008

    Lt. Col. Christopher Joslin, the commander of the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, watches from Cooper Field as eight of his battalionAca,!a,,cs UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly over the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field on their return flight to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 8. These helicopters recently returned to the United States via a cargo ship after completing their mission in Iraq.

  • Gen. Casey Awarded Legion of Honor

    Feb 8, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by HervAfA Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.

  • SecArmy: Soldiers Moved Heaven, Earth to Fix Care

    Feb 8, 2008

    The Army Medical Command has done much since the Army was shaken by revelations that Soldiers werenAca,!a,,ct getting the best treatment possible at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • SecArmy Geren Visits University of Kansas

    Feb 8, 2008

    Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren, visits the University of Kansas to help welcome 8 Soldiers into the Wounded Warrior Education Initiative Program.

  • In Honor of President Ronald Reagan

    Feb 7, 2008

    Three Blackhawk helicopters from Aviation Company, National Training Center and Fort Irwin perform a fly-over during a ceremony in honor of the 97th birthday of the late President Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Ca. on February 6th, 2008.

  • SMA to Congress: Army Improving Quality of Life

    Feb 7, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston told Congress today that 22 new child development centers will be built this year across the Army, adding spaces for more than 15,000 children by September 2009.

  • An Open Letter from an Army Recruiter

    Feb 7, 2008

    Sgt. Justin C. Ellis joined the Army in 1999. He got out after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan but found that the grass was not as green on the other side as he thought.

  • Arkansas Guard promotes first African-American general

    Feb 7, 2008

    On Sept. 4, 1957, Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus defied the Supreme Court, calling in the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine African American students from entering Little RockAca,!a,,cs Central High School. At the time, there were no African Americans in the Arkansas National Guard.

  • Leavenworth welcomes Army Secretary

    Feb 7, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to announce the launching of the Warriors in Transition Education Initiative, Feb. 5-6.

  • Troops Help Tribe Stabilize California Landslide

    Feb 7, 2008

    National Guard troops joined members of the Hoopa Indian Reservation to work on an engineering project designed to stabilize a hill and remove dirt from a major landslide in northern California.

  • Army Partners with KU for Wounded Warrior Education

    Feb 6, 2008

    The Army and the University of Kansas struck up a partnership that will allow wounded Soldiers to earn a masterAca,!a,,cs degree at the school and to apply what they have learned inside the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own academic community.

  • Bidding Farewell to Drill Sergeants

    Feb 6, 2008

    The last Fort Lee drill sergeants have switched headgear but not responsibilities. More than 20 noncommissioned officers from the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade donned their berets during an end of trail ceremony Jan. 30. The ceremony also marked the end of a long-held tradition of drill sergeants leading advanced individual training Soldiers at Fort Lee since 1985. Fort Lee is one of several AIT locations that are transitioning from drill sergeants to platoon sergeants and squad leaders.

  • Fort Lee Retention Program Tops in TRADOC

    Feb 6, 2008

    Aca,!A"Soldiers taking care of Soldiers.Aca,!A? That seemed to be the dominant theme tossed around at an awards ceremony held Jan. 24 recognizing Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs retention program as the best operation within the Training and Doctrine Command for fiscal year 2007. The ceremony, held at the Regimental Club, served to trumpet the accomplishments of the many units, reenlistment noncommissioned officers, retention NCOs and career counselors that helped to make them the best among 19 TRADOC commands.

  • Tornadoes Bring out National Guard

    Feb 6, 2008

    More than 160 National Guard members turned out Wednesday to support tornado recovery missions in three of the states hit by a violent string of twisters Tuesday night.

  • Soldiers alleviate hostile threat during training mission

    Feb 5, 2008

    Fort RuckerAca,!a,,cs Special Reaction Team foil assault plot during an evaluated exercise Jan. 25.

  • Ohio Guard First to Receive Bio Detection System

    Feb 5, 2008

    Soldiers from the 637th Chemical Company gathered last month to display and demonstrate their newest weapon in the fight against terrorism - the Joint Biological Point Detection System.

  • Aviation Leaders Gather at Rucker for Conference

    Feb 5, 2008

    Active and retired Army leaders from around the globe came together at Fort Rucker this week to discuss the health of Army Aviation and how they can work together to keep the branch strong far into the future during the 2008 Army Aviation Senior Leaders Conference.

  • Task Force Iguana

    Feb 5, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers from Task Force Iguana train El Salvador forces for upcoming deployment to Iraq. Pfc. Jeremy Vaught reports.

  • Wounded Warrior Inspires Giants at Super Bowl

    Feb 4, 2008

    When the New York Giants upset the New England PatriotsAca,!a,,c perfect season in the last two minutes of SundayAca,!a,,cs Super Bowl, they did it with one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own as an honorary teammate.

  • Hatch Act

    Feb 4, 2008

    The Hatch Act provides directives for federal, state and local employees, including Soldiers, regarding political activities.

  • Troop Prepares for New Life

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" After more than nine years of serving his country, one dedicated Soldier prepares for life as a civilian. But before he makes the journey from camouflage to pinstripe suits, he takes time to reflect on his life so far and recent duty in Iraq.

  • General Thanks Troops, Families for Sacrifices

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Friends and family of the 1st Cavalry Division gathered at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center Jan. 29 to honor six First Team troopers and recognize the efforts of nearly 25 volunteers.

  • Discover Village

    Feb 4, 2008

    Fort Lewis, Wash. completes Discover Village an RCI housing area and there are more renovated and news homes to come by 2012.

  • Wranglers Change Commands

    Feb 4, 2008

    15th Special Troops Battalion Change of Command Ceremony on Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 31

  • Celebrating Change with Cavalry Class

    Feb 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., of Portola Valley, Calif., outgoing commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, leads a cavalry charge down Cooper Field on Fort Hood after an uncasing and relinquishing of command ceremony Feb. 1.

  • First Team General Relinquishes Reins of the Cavalry, Brings Division Home

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division unfurled their colors and bade farewell to their commanding general during a relinquishment of command ceremony at the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field here Feb. 1.

  • Soldiers Remember Tour through Painting

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Nearly every Soldier on the streets of Baghdad has a digital camera enabling them to trap their memories on a flash card. Many of those pictures will be forgotten or deleted. Others were compiled into a commemorative painting, allowing 1st Cavalry Division to bring an artistic piece of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08 into their living room.

  • Migration - It's not just for the birds

    Feb 1, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill.--When you think of migration, what comes to mind' Birds flying south for the winter' Computers changing from one network to another' As strange as it may sound, at Joint Munitions Command, as well as all of the Rock Island Arsenal, it is the latter.

  • Commission: Guard, Reserves Must Be 'Backbone' of Homeland Ops

    Feb 1, 2008

    The Department of Defense must improve its capabilities and readiness so the military can take a primary role in response to major catastrophes inside the United States, according to a report released to Congress Thursday.

  • NY Giants Send Shout Outs to Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2008

    New York Giants football players send shout outs to troops to watch the Superbowl Sunday in Arizona versus the New England Patriots.

  • Reluctant Hero: Apache Pilot Receives Distinguished Flying Cross

    Jan 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" A 1st Cavalry Division AH-64D Longbow Apache pilot got word that two of his friends, fellow pilots, were shot down during a fierce battle in An Najaf, a city in Iraqi Army control south of Baghdad Jan. 28, 2007.

  • Staff Sgt. Honored Guest at State of the Union

    Jan 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Craig Charloux, injured in Iraq, is Laura Bush's guest for President Bush's State of the Union Address Monday.

  • New Archbishop Pledges to Find More Chaplains

    Jan 29, 2008

    During his installation Friday, the new archbishop of the Military Services pledged to help fix the critical shortage of Catholic chaplains.

  • Sgt. Jill Stevens Named "America's Choice"

    Jan 29, 2008

    Miss Utah and Utah National Guard Soldier, Sgt. Jill Stevens, wins America's Choice Award and finishes in top 15 at 2008 Miss America Pageant.

  • Army and Air Force Discuss Interoperability

    Jan 28, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley, along with other senior leaders from both Services, discuss issues of mutual interest regarding interdependency and interoperability.

  • Battalion Wrangled Up Patriotic Gift for Supportive Kids

    Jan 25, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"It reminds me of my daddy because heAca,!a,,cs been gone for a long, long, long time,Aca,!A? the little girl said in a small voice while looking off into the distance.

  • Boot Camp Challenge

    Jan 25, 2008

    Recruits undergo basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., January 2008.

  • Sgt. Stevens Pagent Update

    Jan 25, 2008

    Utah National Guard Soldier, Sgt. Jill Stevens, thanks Soldiers for their support at she competes in Miss America Pageant this Saturday.

  • Army Family Member Competing for Miss America

    Jan 24, 2008

    There will be one Miss America viewer this weekend whoAca,!a,,cs hoping that victory started at Fort Jackson.

  • TRADOC In-Depth Part II with BG Jeffrey Foley

    Jan 24, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Signal Center and School talks with the TRADOC News Service about how the Signal Center is preparing Soldiers for the introduction of Win-T and Future Combat Systems to the signal world. Foley also talks about the care given to Wounded Warriors at Fort Gordon and the training AIT soldiers get at the Signal Center and School.

  • 'The Sarge' Readies for NHRA Top Fuel Season

    Jan 24, 2008

    With the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series campaign less than a month away, Army Top Fuel driver Tony Aca,!A"The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher is already figuring on another edge-of-your-seat type of season.

  • Playing War Games at the U.S. Army Women's Museum

    Jan 23, 2008

    This is not a game where you move red pegs along a board to sink your opponentAca,!a,,cs battleship. The Flames of War miniatures game requires battlefield strategy, tactical reasoning and just a little luck to ensure oneAca,!a,,cs miniscule Aca,!A"band of brothersAca,!A? survives the war. The U.S. Army WomenAca,!a,,cs Museum brought a group of such strategists together Saturday for the third annual Flames of War Day.

  • Finding his Way: Quartermaster General Traveled Road to Gridiron Stardom, Veered Off to Career that

    Jan 23, 2008

    The way Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross sees it, his dream of becoming a professional football player wasnAca,!a,,ct meant to be. But as fate would have it, he would become an Army officer...

  • Active First recruits visit Pentagon

    Jan 23, 2008

    Some of the newest recruits into the U.S. Army's Active First recruiting program meet the press with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, director of the Army National Guard Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn and Army Guard recruiters at the Pentagon, Jan. 10.

  • Re-Enlisting at Camp Victory / SSG David Green Competes in Rodeo

    Jan 23, 2008

    Army Reserve celebrates centennial by re-enlisting 100 reservists at Camp Victory; Staff Sgt. Green of the Denver Recruiting Battalion competes in his first pro rodeo.

  • Maneuver Space Logging

    Jan 23, 2008

    Fort Stewart's Public Works Department improves training areas for soldier through a program called maneuver space logging. James Williams reports.

  • USAMU shooter wins Soldier of Year

    Jan 23, 2008

    USAMU shooter wins Soldier of Year

  • Last Jump: XVIII Airborne Corps heads out the door in more ways than one

    Jan 22, 2008

    The XVIII Airborne Corps from Fort Bragg, N.C. performs their final airborne operation before deploying as the Mult-National Corps-Iraq in Baghdad.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 22, 2008

    An electronics technician aligns an AN/TVQ-2 Ground Vehicle Laser Locator Designator.

  • Sheila Casey Speaks About Army Families

    Jan 22, 2008

    Sheila Casey, wife of Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George Casey, takes role of top Army spouse seriously and works to support families.

  • Sixth Graders Welcome Troopers Home from a War Zone

    Jan 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Although most junior high students are in school on a Wednesday afternoon, studying for the next math test or thinking about the next school dance, more than 100 H.G. Isbill Junior High School students got an up-close-and-personal experience with military life during a welcome home ceremony held at the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs parade field Jan. 16.

  • Nominations being accepted for SDDC's 2008 Quality Award Program

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Nomination packages are now being accepted for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution CommandAca,!a,,cs 2008 Quality Award Program competition honoring Department of Defense approved transportation providers in all modes and services for sustained exceptional performance throughout 2007.

  • Permanent party Soldiers keep their skills current

    Jan 17, 2008

    Permanent party Soldiers in the 171st Infantry Brigade are certified in the 40 Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills.

  • 10-week change allows BCT Soldiers more time for PT, basic rifle marksmanship

    Jan 17, 2008

    The recent change of Basic Combat Training from nine weeks to 10 has not created any problems, but has allowed more time for BCT Soldiers to work on physical training and basic rifle marksmanship.

  • Army Fields Up-Armored Humvees to NTC

    Jan 16, 2008

    Brand new, lined up one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the Army's current Up-Armored Humvees have finally made their way to the National Training Center.

  • Calendar Offers Ways to Support Troops

    Jan 15, 2008

    Your new gym membership has yet to be used and that clutter you resolved to organize still needs tackling, but your resolution to help others this year still has hope. Thanks to America Supports YouAca,!a,,cs 12-month calendar of ways to show appreciation for the nationAca,!a,,cs troops and their Families, there is a fresh idea for keeping your resolution on track every month.

  • Tobyhanna offers expanded tactical operations training

    Jan 15, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" Tobyhanna personnel have created a realistic training tool for TOC field service representatives. A Tactical Operations Center training facility in the form of a tent will be available this month for training field service representatives.

  • ANAD co-op program educates students, provides career skills

    Jan 15, 2008

    Since 2001, Anniston Army Depot and the Alabama Department of Education have combined efforts to support the ANAD Career Academy.

  • Fort Jackson Erosion Control

    Jan 15, 2008

    Erosion control at Ft. Jackson allows troops to train even after heavy rain.

  • Nevada NG Flood Relief / W-2 Posting for MyPay

    Jan 11, 2008

    Nevada National Guard provides flood relief; W-2 posting dates for MyPay and tax filing info.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Center fully operational

    Jan 11, 2008

    Fort Bragg is happy to announce full compliance with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs decision last year to establish Soldier and Family Assistance Centers in 29 Army installations by January 2008. As of Jan. 3, the Fort Bragg SFAC in the Soldier Support Center became fully operational as an SFAC hub for Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and their Families.

  • Active First Program Helping Army Meet Recruiting Goals

    Jan 11, 2008

    During a press conference Jan. 10 at the Pentagon, the Army's senior most civilian said the Army National Guard's "Active First" program has contributed to the Army's on-target recruitment goals.

  • More than a million served

    Jan 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Viewed more than a million times, it continues to bring families and Soldiers together by spreading information.

  • 101st Airborne Tech / 2008 NASCAR Season

    Jan 10, 2008

    101st Airborne Division Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan are getting helmet impact sensors; Mark Martin and the Army NASCAR team are preparing for 2008 season.

  • History in the Making

    Jan 9, 2008

    The first wave of more than 10,000 logistics officers exchanged their branch insignia at a ceremony at Fort Lee, Va., Jan. 9 following the establishment of the Logistics Branch Jan. 1. Aca,!A"Beginning today, we officially write a new chapter in history for Army logisticians,Aca,!A? said Maj. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general. Representing logisticians Army-wide, more than 50 officers from Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation branches were united under the Logistics Branch in order to meet the sustainment challenges of the 21st century warfighter.

  • Logistics Officers Don New Branch Insignia

    Jan 9, 2008

    The first wave of more than 10,000 logistics officers exchanged their branch insignia at a ceremony at Fort Lee, Va., Wednesday following the Jan. 1 establishment of the Logistics Branch.

  • Environmental Report - Maneuver Space

    Jan 8, 2008

    Most of the soldiers stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, have spent much of the last several years deployed to the Middle East. In their absence, the Public Works Department has improved training areas. James Williams has more.

  • Golden Knights All-American Bowl Jump

    Jan 8, 2008

    During the week-long festivities of the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the Golden Knights gave special V.I.P.s a view of San Antonio, Texas they'll never forget. "Deal or No Deal" model Pilar got first class treatment from the U.S. Army Parachute Team.

  • Caisson Platoon Horse Adoption

    Jan 8, 2008

    Old Guard Soldier hopes to find some wild mustangs a home with the Caisson Platoon. Jini Ryan has the story.

  • ItAca,!a,,cs Hard to Say Aca,!EoeGood-byeAca,!a,,c

    Jan 7, 2008

    Soldiers from the 76th Brigade Combat Team, Indiana Army National Guard, hold a departure ceremony at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 2. With more than 3,400 Soldiers from about 30 Indiana communities deploying for a 12-month tour in Iraq, this is the largest Indiana National Guard deployment since World War II.

  • AMC's BRAC Transition

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights an interview with the team leader on AMCAca,!a,,cs BRAC transition.

  • Gen. Benjamin Griffin Message to AMC

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the AMC commander Gen. Benjamin Griffin's 'Salute to the Workforce' message.

  • Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command showcases Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's work on an advanced concept technology demonstration for chemical and radiological detection.

  • Military Delivers Wheelchairs to Miskito Coast

    Jan 3, 2008

    A Civil Military Operations team from Joint Task Force-Bravo delivered 100 donated wheelchairs to disabled villagers here Dec. 28.

  • Toy Drive in Honduras

    Dec 27, 2007

    The Joint Task Force-Bravo Chapel organized a toy drive for children in Honduras. The toys were distributed Dec. 23. Donations for the drive came from families of servicemembers stationed at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 26, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • AFB Concert - Holiday Tribute

    Dec 21, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs a Holiday Tribute at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • Year In Review - International Ties

    Dec 21, 2007

    Theater Security Cooperation builds ties between Soldiers and military members of other countries. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Fort Lee

    Dec 20, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Peter Geren received a glimpse into Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs future during his first visit to the installation Dec. 14. The tour took him to some of the construction resulting from the Base Realignment and Closure process, a topic that would bring area civic leaders, Army commandants and garrison leadership together for a summit that afternoon.

  • Year In Review - Soldier Support

    Dec 20, 2007

    Throughout the War on Terror, Americans have show their support to Soldiers in many ways. Staff Sgt. Dan Wiltshire reports on how simple thank yous continue to matter.

  • Army Creates New Branch for Logistics Officers

    Dec 14, 2007

    The Army plans to develop a new corps of multifunctional logisticians with creation of the new logistics branch.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps Senior Leaders Attend 3-day Seminar for Deployment Preparation

    Dec 13, 2007

    Education was the watchword for senior leaders of the XVIII Airborne Corps as they took part in a cultural awareness seminar Dec. 4 Aca,!" 6 at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville Aca,!"thus taking one step closer in preparation for a 2008 deployment as the Multi-National Corps Aca,!" Iraq Headquarters.

  • National Guard: Protecting America for 371 Years

    Dec 13, 2007

    AmericaAca,!a,,cs Citizen Soldiers are ready and willing to respond to crisis anywhere in the world, be it conflicts, natural disasters, border security or humanitarian missions. You can depend on them. Here are some snapshots, all taken within the last two months.

  • National Guard Learns Lessons from a City Under Fire

    Dec 13, 2007

    In 2006, Haifa was a city under attack by terrorists. After visiting the city, National Guard leaders are now applying lessons learned on how to respond to a sustained terrorist attacks against a U.S. city.

  • Missouri NG Provides Storm Relief

    Dec 12, 2007

    Missouri National Guard Soldiers help provide relief to residents impacted by Mid-West ice storms.

  • Lt. Gen. Speakes on Army RESET Program

    Dec 12, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes talks about the Army RESET Program and what it means for Soldiers and Families.

  • Wounded Warrior Wants to Remember

    Dec 11, 2007

    First Sgt. Michael Christ wears two bracelets on his arm so heAca,!a,,cll never forget. One has the name of two Soldiers, Spc. Robert Johnson and Sgt. Nathan Fields who were killed in Iraq in January 2006; the other is in memory of Spc. Derek Plowman who died on July 20, 2006. Aca,!A"Robert and Nathan were special,Aca,!A? said Christ, who is a patient in the active duty rehab unit at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Aca,!A"Robert always had a smile, and Nathan always had a joke.Aca,!A?

  • Oregon National Guard Relief Efforts / Pay and Personnel Process

    Dec 11, 2007

    Oregon National Guard saves hundreds from floods in state; New pay and personnel system will integrate all three components of the Army and streamline pay and personnel processes.

  • SSAM Club in NYC

    Dec 11, 2007

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines Club in NYC offers big hotel saving to military members. Staff Sgt. Raymond Flores takes a look.

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