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  • AF/PAK Border Foot Patrol

    Sep 12, 2009

  • Deployed Soldiers Remember 9-11

    Sep 12, 2009

    Deployed military personnel gather to pay tribute to the victims and herism of those involved in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.

  • Lest we forget

    Sep 11, 2009

  • FFID Soldier saves fellow Soldiers life

    Sep 11, 2009

    BGen. Keith Walker, Director of the Future Force Integration Directorate presents Spc Ramona Dunlap with an Army Commendation Medal for her actions in preventing a fellow soldier from taking their own life.

  • Feeding Soldiers becomes easier with new kitchen system

    Sep 11, 2009

    Soldiers deployed to remote locations in Iraq and Afghanistan have recently been using charcoal and wooden pallets to create a "grill" to cook meals. However, the Expeditionary TRICON Kitchen System is changing that.

  • President remembers 9/11 victims at Pentagon

    Sep 11, 2009

    As a steady rain fell down on the southwest side of the Pentagon, a spot where eight years ago, American Airlines Flight 77 smashed into the building, families of the 184 who were killed gathered to pay tribute to their loved ones.

  • 'JTF Empire Shield' still serving after 8 years

    Sep 11, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Michael Wilson stands watch outside Penn Station in New York City as part of a National Guard task force that has continuously served since the terrorist attacks eight years ago.

  • AMSC launches 2nd Annual Excellence in Education Award Program

    Sep 11, 2009

    Army Management Staff College (AMSC) is seeking Army organizations to apply for the 2009 Excellence in Education (EIE) Award.

  • Strong Food, Clean Water improves locals' lifestyle

    Sep 11, 2009

    The leading threats to the lives of Afghan children under the age of five are death at birth, diarrhea or starvation. In order to combat these causes, the international community introduced programs to fight malnourishment, and bacteria and parasites in local water.

  • 9/11 victims remembered in Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2009

    Servicemembers of JSC-A and 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command along with 30th Naval Construction Regiment Sailors honored the fallen during a Sept. 11 ceremony.

  • 9/11 hero, Vietnam veteran to be honored next to World Trade Center steel

    Sep 10, 2009

    Retired Col. Rick Rescorla, a Vietnam veteran who died during the terrorist attacks on 9/11, will be honored with the unveiling of a bronze statue Sept. 17 at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Pentagon civilians reflect on 9/11 at year-old memorial

    Sep 10, 2009

    On the eve of the eight-year anniversary of 9/11, Pentagon employees who witnessed that tragedy first-hand took time to reflect from inside the memorial built to commemorate that day.

  • Robotics Rodeo demos technology to save Soldiers' lives

    Sep 10, 2009

    With all the displays down, robots safely packed away and evaluation sheets handed in, it was time to conclude the Fort Hood, Texas, Robotics Rodeo.

  • Encrypted key distribution over SIPR unlocks lifesaving capability

    Sep 10, 2009

    To avoid having to physically courier electronic encryption data known as encrypted key across the battlefield, Project Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) has developed a new capability to send it electronically over the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET).

  • Special project oversees orderly drawdown from Iraq

    Sep 10, 2009

    In line with the current agreement to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq by 2011, the Communications and Electronics Command's Life Cycle Management Command, has stood up a drawdown Special Project Office to coordinate a successful drawdown of a vast amount of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment fielded in Iraq over the past six years.

  • An EPIC tool makes searching for logistics policy easy

    Sep 10, 2009

    The US Army Logistics Innovation Agency has created the Enterprise Policy and Process Interactive Capability - or EPIC - an electronic policy search tool that has remedied the archaic and cumbersome methods of searching and finding Army logistics policy.

  • New selection process, assignment procedures for CSMs in 2010

    Sep 9, 2009

    Beginning in October 2010, the Army will hold command sergeant major selection boards that will mirror the current officer selection process where new commanders are centrally selected and assigned to battalions and brigades.

  • PRT-Zabul helps reconnect Afghans, government

    Sep 9, 2009

    A country's future depends upon the people connecting with the government. Afghanistan has held only its second democratic elections since ousting the Taliban in 2001 and now is trying to rebuild the government's relationship with its people. Coalition forces provide a helping hand through the use of Provincial Reconstruction Teams.

  • Sustainment Moves to the Next Level: Rethinking our Life Cycle Focus

    Sep 8, 2009

    While these are demanding times for our Army, with more than 240,000 Soldiers executing missions in nearly 80 countries around the world, our path to restoring the Army's balance is clear.

  • Feedback Powers Users Conference

    Sep 8, 2009

    Feedback from Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines attending the Department of Defense (DoD) Project Manager (PM) Mobile Electric Power (MEP) User Conference are expected to strengthen products, prototypes and future conferences.

  • Vietnam-era panel discusses challenges of 3rd HBCT's upcoming advisory mission

    Sep 3, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Seven former advisers in Vietnam and one Vietnamese officer met with more than 30 officers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Friday at the National Infantry Museum to discuss the challenges and lessons they learned in developing partnerships.

  • 14th CSH Soldiers remember 'mentor, friend'

    Sep 3, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - SPC Richard Allyn Walters made a lasting impression on the troops of 14th Combat Support Hospital, who gathered Friday at Sightseeing Chapel to pay final respects to a man they called a father figure, mentor and friend.

  • Study points to fats, carbs as 'brain food'

    Sep 3, 2009

    A high-fat diet, at least for a few days, could enhance mental performance, according to a study unveiled Tuesday.

  • Robotics Rodeo aims to save lives

    Sep 2, 2009

    A Robotics Rodeo began Tuesday with exhibitors from all over America descending on Fort Hood, Texas, to show off the latest advancements in robotics technology.

  • Gen. Dempsey says Army altering training for wars

    Sep 2, 2009

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, said Tuesday the Army is training for and fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in a vastly different way than it did during the initial days of the conflicts.

  • Deployed US Soldiers become assistant combatives instructors

    Sep 2, 2009

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, "Horsemen," 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division completed 40 hours of level one combatives training to become certified assistant instructors during a weeklong train-the-trainer session, Aug. 17-24.

  • Army Management Staff College opens registration for FY10 classes

    Sep 1, 2009

    Army and DOD employees, along with their military supervisors, can now sign up for a Fiscal Year 2010 Civilian Education System class at the Army Management Staff College.

  • Holiday Greetings teams set to tape at 60 locations

    Sep 1, 2009

    Taping for one of the most recognizable holiday programs in America will begin soon, months before wreaths are hung and lights are strung in homes across the country.

  • Signal Command icon retires after 54 years

    Sep 1, 2009

    Betty Olson, known as 'Miss Betty' formally here, secretary to the commanding general for the Army's Signal Command at Fort Huachuca for more than 40 years and a federal employee for the last 54 years, retired Aug. 27, one day after a daylong celebration of her achievements as one of this post's longest recorded employees.

  • Army Management Staff College opens registration for FY10 Civilian Education System classes

    Aug 31, 2009

    The staff and faculty at Army Management Staff College are eager to welcome Army and other Department of Defense civilian leaders into the Civilian Education System program this upcoming fiscal year.

  • Chief of Staff visits Kuwait to evaluate readiness to foster withdrawal from Iraq

    Aug 29, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey visits with Lt. Gen. William Webster, the commanding general, Third Army, and servicemembers during a visit to Kuwait.

  • US mortar men train Iraqi Soldiers

    Aug 29, 2009

    Iraqi Soldiers of the 4th Iraqi Army Division, 48th Brigade, Light Mortar Battery rapidly launched more than 200 mortar rounds during a live fire exercise, finishing three weeks of basic mortar training at Al Siniyah Air Base in Bayji, Aug. 18.

  • Army 'ready' anytime, anywhere

    Aug 28, 2009

  • European training command welcomes new commanding general

    Aug 28, 2009

  • Guard's Patriot Academy gives dropouts second chance

    Aug 27, 2009

    Only months ago, four dozen high-school dropouts from around the country faced a bleak future and limited opportunities in the work force. Now they are Soldiers at the Patriot Academy, on their way to earning their high-school diplomas and credits toward a college degree.

  • Third Army breaks ground on new headquarters

    Aug 27, 2009

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central began a historic step in its move from Fort McPherson to Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C., as leaders from the 20th Fighter Wing, the 9th Air Force, the CIty of Sumter and Third Army broke ground for the unit's new command and control complex Aug. 17.

  • Soldiers provide goods, goodwill to Iraqi villages

    Aug 27, 2009

    Soldiers handed out humanitarian aid packages of food and supplies to the citizens of Faddaqhryah and Bahar in southern Iraq, Aug. 18.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment Command employs capabilities of USARJ Command Center

    Aug 25, 2009

    About 70 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) deployed their forward command post (FCP) here Aug. 12 to the U.S. Army, Japan / I Corps (Forward) / U.S. Army Garrison, Japan command center to exercise their theater sustainment capabilities. The 8th TSC is the command responsible for logistics sustainment in the Pacific Theater, providing support from the factory to the foxhole for warfighters from Alaska to Korea, an area spanning 9,000 miles. This command post exercise also tests the reach back capability provided by the 8th TSC main command post (MCP), located at Ft. Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Main Command Post provides 'reach back' capability for 8th Theater Sustainment Command

    Aug 25, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) are once again refining their craft to conduct operations in the Pacific Theater with a command post exercise August 17 through 30 here. The exercise comes on the heels of the unit becoming fully operational capable, which makes the experience very important to training its veteran and new personnel alike.

  • Army Capstone Concept balances winning today's wars with preparing for future conflict

    Aug 24, 2009

    "We have to be able to defeat the enemy, conduct security operations, and also conduct a broad range of activities while conducting stability operations - and be able to transition continuously across the spectrum of offensive, defensive, stability and civil-support operations." said Brig. Gen. H.R. McMaster, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center's Concepts Development and Experimentation Directorate.

  • Commander promotes his hero at APG

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Law school available to junior officers

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education program. Under this program, up to 25 Army officers may be selected to attend law school at government expense while on active duty.

  • Immunizations not just for kids

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Whatever age, whatever sport, protect the eyes

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Third Army conducts combined arms rehearsal during Lucky Strike exercise

    Aug 24, 2009

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, Third Army/U.S. Army Central Commanding General, comments during a combined arms rehearsal for the unit's Lucky Strike Exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 23.

  • Commentary: As it should be

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Slain Tampa Police Officer Remembered in Kandahar

    Aug 24, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Colleagues of a Tampa law enforcement officer killed Aug 19 in the line of duty took time to pay their respects to a fellow policeman, soldier and friend at Kandahar Airfield. Several Army Reserve members of the Orlando-based 143d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, who also serve as Tampa police officers in their civilian capacity, remembered Cpl. Mike Roberts, who was killed by a heavily-armed homeless man.

  • Third Army helps gear up the 19th Engineers Bn.

    Aug 22, 2009

    The 19th Engineer Battalion deployed to Afghanistan with less than mission-capable, or Code F maintenance-required equipment. They are now working with a combination of new and contracted equipment as it is prepared and shipped to them by the 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Battalion.

  • Green Belt class aims to improve communication

    Aug 21, 2009

    Seeking to improve the process by which hearing-impaired employees request interpreters, ASC has launched a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project. Two training sessions set the stage for the project. They were held on June 15-19 and July 13-17 in the Army Sustainment Command Headquarters' Command Assessment and Continuous Improvement Conference Center.

  • Installation supply, maintenance activities set to reorganize

    Aug 21, 2009

    A large but quiet change will take place in Army installation supply and maintenance activities during the next two years.

  • Finding work is key to rebuilding lives of returning Wounded Warriors

    Aug 21, 2009

    Finding meaningful employment is a crucial component of helping severely wounded Soldiers to rebuild their lives and starting to experience a normal life.

  • CSU hosts leadership forum

    Aug 20, 2009

    FORT BENNING GA - GEN David Petraeus and GEN(R) Colin Powell will headline the Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum Aug. 31 through Sept. 1 at the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development at Columbus State University.

  • AMSC opens registration for FY10 Civilian Education System classes

    Aug 20, 2009

    The staff and faculty at Army Management Staff College are eager to welcome Army and other Department of Defense civilian leaders into the Civilian Education System program this upcoming fiscal year.

  • Graduates rave about Army Civilian Education System program

    Aug 20, 2009

    Army Management Staff College graduated a combined total of 107 students from its Intermediate course (IC) and Continuing Education for Senior Leaders (CESL) program recently. Of the total, 29 students graduated from the senior leader program and 78 graduated from the Intermediate Course at ceremonies held in their honor. Although the classes are different, all students had at least one thing in common--they took time away from their home stations to invest in their development as leaders. The graduates raved about the courses.

  • U.S. Army Central 10-Miler teams prepare for Washington D.C.

    Aug 20, 2009

    The 26 runners representing U.S. Army Central and Fort McPherson in the 25th Annual Army 10-Miler are doing all they can to make sure they stand on the winner's podium Oct. 4.

  • 'Yank' magazine energized Soldiers, reminding them of the reasons for fighting

    Aug 20, 2009

  • VIPs salute 402nd Army Field Support Brigade's performance in Iraq

    Aug 20, 2009

    Army Materiel Command's Commanding General, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, and the Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logisitics and Technology, Dean G. Popps, visited the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, and praised Soldiers, civilian employees and contract workers for their superb support of forces in the field.

  • Army Field Support Battalions in Iraq earn Quartermaster honors

    Aug 20, 2009

    Both Army Field Support Battalions operating in Iraq named Distinguished Units of the Regiment by the Quartermaster of the Army, Brig. Gen. Jesse Cross.

  • AKO, DKO increase security measures

    Aug 19, 2009

    The Army Knowledge Online and Defense Knowledge Online Web portals are changing procedures for users who log on without a common access card.

  • Soldiers learn to impart mental toughness on others

    Aug 19, 2009

    Some 50 Soldiers will finish up "master resiliency training" this week in Philadelphia, Pa., as part of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • The moment I realized that I was actually going to war

    Aug 18, 2009

    Fort Benning Ga. - I can remember how miserable I was at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin Calif., as the cold winter of January 2007 did everything it could to paralyze me. No matter how many layers of clothes I put on, how long I tried to stand by the portable heaters or how many times I told myself to "Soldier up", I didn't feel any better about the below zero temperature. Still, I knew that NTC was my step before I deployed to Iraq and I wanted to make sure I was ready.

  • 11th ADA BDE/31st ADA BDE Transition of Authority

    Aug 18, 2009

    A transfer of authority ceremony from the 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade to the 31st ADA Brigade took place at the BCP Theater, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 15. Col. Daniel L. Karbler, 31st ADA, brigade commander, assumed command authority for the Central Command Air Defense Brigade Headquarters Patriot Mission from Col. Joseph P. DeAntona, 11th ADA, brigade commander.

  • Third Army breaks ground on new headquarters, prepares for move to Shaw Air Force Base

    Aug 17, 2009

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central began a historic step in its move from Fort McPherson, Ga., to Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C. as leaders broke ground for the unit's new command and control complex.

  • WW II veterans reflect on how music helped them cope with wartime service

    Aug 17, 2009

    Battle of the Bulge veterans recently reflected on how popular music during their wartime service helped them to cope with their experiences.

  • Unintended footsteps: Grandson follows his grandfather

    Aug 14, 2009

    Spc. John Sheldon, who is from Pittsburgh, Pa., had not intended to join the Army; he certainly did not intend to become a public affairs specialist, and he did not intend to follow in his grandfathers footsteps. But that's exactly what he has done-in his own way. ....Sheldon's grandfather was Walter, or Walt, Sheldon. ....."He is best known for his nonfiction work-it started with detective novels to pay the bills," John said. "(His writings were) first hand, non-fiction accounts and interviews of the occupation of Japan, and history of Vietnam, the history of the Korea war, and other biographical and U.S. military history books. (His best known work) is the 'The Honorable Conquerors' and it is also the most referenced book about the occupation of Japan." Other non-fiction work includes "Tigers in the Rice" 1969, "Hell or High Water" 1968, and "Tour of Duty" 1959.

  • U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy shifts focus of curriculum

    Aug 14, 2009

    The 60th class of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy began nine months of instruction last week with a redesigned curriculum to reflect today's military.

  • USARAK NCOs ready Soldiers for deployment

    Aug 13, 2009

    Leaders of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, at Fort Richardson, Alaska prepare Soldiers for deployment by conducting Individual Readiness Training Aug. 10 at the Education Center. The Soldiers will join the 4-25 units already conducting missions in Afghanistan. The IRT classes included lessons on security and route safety, combat life saving methods and first aid, and operational security.

  • Aviation symposium emphasizes importance of relationships, common learning

    Jul 28, 2009

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central hosted twenty-seven representatives from nine countries in its area of operations for the third International Aviation Symposium in Atlanta, Ga., July 20-24. This was the third year of the three symposia set. The first part of the week involved briefings given by aviators from both the United States and partner nations in attendance. The group also traveled to Ft. Rucker, Al. to visit the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence.

  • Third Army/U.S. Army Central hosts Counterinsurgency Seminar with Pakistan Military

    Jul 28, 2009

    Senior leaders from the Pakistan and U.S. Army met in Atlanta, Ga., July 20-24 for Third Army/U.S. Army Central's Counterinsurgency seminar. The seminar not only provided a venue for discussion and learning, it fostered relationships amongst the two countries while they studied past events in order to shape future operations.

  • Fort Myer's Chaplain's Corner

    May 21, 2009

    Chaplain's Corner is a weekly column in the Pentagram managed by Installation Chaplain (LTC) Barry White, whereby multiple chaplains in the National Capital Region provide their commentary on life in the military.

  • Joint services place 'Flags In' at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 21, 2009

    Every Memorial Day since 1948, Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) have made their way through Fort Myer's Selfridge Gate, rucksacks filled with American flags.

  • Property accountability key to sustaining expeditionary operations

    May 21, 2009

    Our expeditionary Army does not take its equipment from garrison to training to battle and back again... Army Sustainment Command is ensuring property on the move stays on the books...

  • PEO Soldier unveils lighter, more lethal weapons systems

    May 21, 2009

    Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., serves as the organization responsible for virtually everything a Soldier wears or carries opened its doors recently to give the media a look at some new gear in development that will lighten a Soldier's load while improvimg survivability, lethality and comfort.

  • Military officials present book to military children

    May 21, 2009

    The "Children of Valor" book is created to honor the children who have a parent who was killed or died as a result of the War on Terror since 9/11 and now rests in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Gen. Casey's 2009 Memorial Day Message

    May 21, 2009

    Chief of Staff Gen. Casey takes a few moments to offer words of support and encouragement for Soldiers, Civilians, contractors and their families around the world as we look toward Memorial Day.

  • G-1 addresses personnel issues before Congress

    May 21, 2009

    The Army will continue to rely on vital personnel programs to relieve stress on the force, said the Army's G-1 during testimony on Capitol Hill, May 20.

  • U.S. Army Materiel Command launches full online presence

    May 21, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command can now be found on many of your favorite social media Web sites including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, iReport, LinkedIn and Twitter.

  • Financial Readiness: A Joint Mission Multiplier, Miami Garrison supplies the weapons to ensure perso

    May 20, 2009

    There is an enemy threatening our armed forces. This enemy is the leading cause or contributing factor in divorce nation-wide, eclipsing infidelity. This enemy is a stressor that can affect every facet of a service member's life and health. That enemy is financial instability; getting it under control has become a serious issue for Army leadership. "When Soldiers are distracted by personal problems, financial or otherwise, it diminishes their quality of life and their ability to focus on the mission at hand; and impacts overall unit readiness," said Army Vice Chief of Staff, General Peter W. Chiarelli in a recent 'VCSA Sends'. "As leaders we must always remember our primary responsibility to take care of Soldiers and their Families." U.S. Army Garrison - Miami is tasked with supporting the U.S. Southern Command, a joint regional unified command responsible for overseeing U.S. military operations in an area of focus that includes the Caribbean, Central and South America.

  • Training Prepare Individual European Soldiers for Deployment

    May 20, 2009

    European soldiers attend 5-day training course at the 7th U.S. Army JMTC to prepare them for meeting their units downrange.

  • Wolfhounds compete in Best Ranger competition during deployment

    May 20, 2009

    Four Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Division, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division "Wolfhounds", became the first teams from a deployed unit to compete in the Best Ranger Competition during the 2009 event at Fort Benning, Ga, May 8-11.

  • Iraqi Police conduct search, clear farm land in Owja

    May 20, 2009

  • Ad Dujayl Council members meet, propose new sewer systems

    May 20, 2009

    In an attempt to solve this issue for the families of Ad Dujayl and increase their confidence in the Government of Iraq, leaders of the Provincial and City council along with Coalition forces gathered to discuss essential services and projects that will eventually lead to new sewer systems for the people of the city, May 12.

  • Provincial Investment Commission Offers Capital to Tuz Entrepreneurs

    May 20, 2009

    The Salah ad-Din Provincial Investment Commission visited entrepreneurs from Tuz April 30 to discuss potential business partnerships which will further stimulate the city's economic growth and foster an even more stable security situation.

  • Kandahar troops, civilian first responders train together first time

    May 18, 2009

    As the gray smoke dissipates, men and women lie scattered on the gravel in the immediate area. Some moan, some call for help and some are silent. These U.S. Servicemembers are role players taking part in a force protection exercise simulating a mass-casualty event at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers serve Army leaders with a smile

    May 15, 2009

    This is a story of the Executive Dining Facility whose Soldiers serve up masterpiece meals to the likes of Secretary Geren.

  • Commentary: Memorial Day from chaplain's foxhole

    May 15, 2009

    One evening, a casualty officer and I drove down the road on our way to inform a Soldier's spouse that her husband had died in Iraq. As an Army chaplain, many thoughts entered my mind. I thought about how difficult it would be for this young mother and how empty the two children's lives would be without their dad. On our way to the house, the casualty officer had assured me that he would be able to deliver the sad news. But when we got to our destination his confidence disappeared.

  • Talent show puts CDC children in spotlight

    May 15, 2009

    The Child Development Center on Fort McPherson held a talent show featuring children of all ages April 30 .

  • RIA-JMTC rolls out first FRAG Kit 6

    May 13, 2009

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center rolled the newest armor kit to protect our warfighters Friday. The Fragmentation Kit Six or FRAG Kit 6, is the latest armor protection set for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs M1151 HMMWV.

  • Logistics awards recognize the best in the Army

    May 13, 2009

    Congratulations to the winners and runners-up of the Army's 2009 Logistics Excellence Awards.

  • Developing leaders is job 1 at TRADOC

    May 12, 2009

    The operational environment of the future will present the Army and its leaders with hybrid threats, increased complexity and increased challenges that arise, when confronting an adaptive enemy, according to Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command in a May 12 speech to the Joint Warfighting Conference in Virginia Beach, Va.

  • Warrior Transition Command stands up at Pentagon

    May 12, 2009

    A new command to provide sole guidance and policy for the Army's 36 Warrior Transition Units and the nine Community Based Warrior Transition Units was debuted May 11, in the Pentagon courtyard.

  • Iron medics test their skills during EFMB

    May 12, 2009

  • MacArthur awards go to company leaders reflecting duty, honor, country

    May 11, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. presented 28 Soldiers with the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award at a Pentagon ceremony Friday.

  • Highlander Brigade Soldiers fire weapons, roll-over in HEAT

    May 10, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division conducted U.S. Army Central Command directed training in Kuwait to prepare for their onward movement to Iraq.

  • Medic 'a true hero' on battlefield

    Oct 30, 2008

    A former 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division commander returned to Fort Lewis Oct. 23 to pin the nationAca,!a,,cs second-highest award for valor on the chest of one of the brigadeAca,!a,,cs medics. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli presented the Distinguished Service Cross to Staff Sgt. Christopher B. Waiters, only the 17th awarded since the Vietnam War.

  • Innovative unit training

    Oct 30, 2008

    Four Stryker vehicles of Bravo CompanyAca,!a,,c, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry regiment's 3rd Platoon hit their initial phase line in the late afternoon of Oct. 24, the fourth day of live-fire training on Fort LewisAca,!a,,c Range 75.

  • Operation Smiles

    Oct 30, 2008

    Stand-Alone photo of Sustainers from Fort Eustis helping local population around Tallil Air Base and COB Adder.

  • "Raw Materiel"

    Oct 27, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command rock band "Raw Materiel" perform at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 26, 2008.

  • 'Ordinary' Army Reserve Soldier receives Silver Star for 'extraordinary' heroism

    Oct 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"I donAca,!a,,ct consider myself a hero,Aca,!A? said Army Reserve Sgt. Gregory S. Ruske. Aca,!A"I was just an ordinary guy put in an extraordinary situation. I reacted based on my upbringing, training and compassion, and thankfully, it worked out in the end.Aca,!A?

  • Iraqi transporters hit the road: General Transportation Regiment Graduates training at Taji

    Oct 23, 2008

    On Oct 23, the Iraqi Army's first General Transportation Regiment graduated from unit set fielding at Camp Taji Iraq. This is the first unit of its kind in the Iraqi Army. The GTR is designed to transport all classes of supply across Iraq and is a big step forward in IRaqi Army self-sustainment.

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