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  • Flight of three - inbound

    Oct 23, 2008

    A formation flight of three UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 104th Aviation Battalion arrive at Patton Army Airfield, October 22, 2008. The aircraft transported a group which included General Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command from Ali Al Salem Airbase to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Soldier wins State Department award

    Oct 17, 2008

    A Fort Sill Soldier wins a State Department award for work while deployed.

  • Sustainers make voting Aca,!Eoetoo easyAca,!a,,c across Iraq

    Oct 17, 2008

    3rd ESC is responsible for mail delivery in all of Iraq. Part of that job is tracking all absentee ballots in theater. The 3rd ESC helps to make voting a seamless process for Soldiers deployed to Iraq.

  • MRAP Test Team wins top Army acquisition award

    Oct 17, 2008

  • Consider people with disabilities when planning for emergencies

    Oct 16, 2008

    Every October we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the talents, skills and dedication of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce. During this month, we reaffirm our commitment to ensure people with disabilities who want to work can and that they receive the training they need to achieve their goals. During this month, we should also take the time to recognize what needs to be done to ensure that all of our employees, family members and friends with disabilities are well prepared to effectively handle themselves in an emergency situation, both at work and at home.

  • CAP provides solution to disableds' needs

    Oct 16, 2008

    The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) ensures individuals with disabilities have equal access to information, the environment and opportunities in the DoD and throughout the federal government. CAP helps the federal government work to become the model employer for people with disabilities by trying to increase the recruitment, replacement, promotion and retention of people with disabilities and wounded servicemembers through eliminating the cost of accommodations.

  • Hapeville police deputize students

    Oct 16, 2008

    Students from the Pre-kindergarten (pre-k) class at the Fort McPherson Child Development Center (CDC) received their official, plastic deputy badges Wednesday during a safety class with Cpl. James Carroll, a police officer with the Hapeville Police Department.

  • RDECOM and HENAAC Join Forces for a Diverse Engineering Future

    Oct 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and HENAAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding Oct. 11, during a ceremony as part of the HENAAC 20th Anniversary Conference.

  • Sergeant major volunteers to deploy with son to Iraq

    Oct 16, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Danny Wood, Indiana Army National Guard, volunteered for his 4th deployment to go with his son, 1st Lt. Andrew Wood to Iraq.

  • Sustainer laundry specialists bring cheer to Warfighters

    Oct 15, 2008

    Sustainers from the 137th Quartermaster Co., 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, provide much needed services to 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment Soldiers at COP Heider.

  • Q-West 'Souq' opens dialogue between Sustainers and Iraqi provincial partners

    Oct 15, 2008

    Recently, the 3rd ESC's 16th Sustainment Brigade worked with local Iraqis and other Coalition Forces to open an Iraqi Bazaar or "Souq."

  • Iraqi-based Industrial Zone opens two new facilities in Balad

    Oct 11, 2008

    Iraqi government and business leaders recently joined Coalition Forces officials in celebrating the opening of two Iraqi-owned businesses near Joint Base Balad, a strategic logistical hub in Iraq.

  • Hispanic Soldiers mambo on Hill 167

    Oct 9, 2008

    The following is the conclusion of 1st Lt. Walt B. ClarkAca,!a,,cs mission as platoon leader of Company C, 65th Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs 2nd platoon Aca,!A"Borinqueneers. In the Oct. 3 edition of the Sentinel, Clark, with orders to Aca,!A"raid Chinese outpost positions on Hill 167,Aca,!A? guided his platoon into a heated battle.

  • Georgia state representative to address country's rich diversity

    Oct 9, 2008

    Georgia State Rep. Pedro Marin, House District 96, will be the guest speaker at a luncheon held at The Commons at Fort McPherson, Ga. on October 14, 2008 in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month. He will address this yearAca,!a,,cs theme: Aca,!A"Getting involved: Our Families, Our Community, Our Nation.Aca,!A?

  • First Army celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 9, 2008

    Employees of Headquarters, First Army, dance with flamenco dancers from the local Calo Gitano group during the Hispanic American Heritage Month celebration held Oct. 3, 2008 at the Getaway club at Fort Gillem, Ga.

  • New manual to cover training for full spectrum

    Oct 9, 2008

    The new FM 7.0 will be fielded in about six weeks and Aca,!A"prescribes the fundamental changes in how we are training our Army for full-spectrum operations,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Robert Abrams, deputy commander for training at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Using the government travel card correctly

    Oct 9, 2008

    Do's and don'ts when using government travel card

  • Ready Army: Preparedness is a year-round effort

    Oct 9, 2008

    Preparing is a year round task

  • Army would be lost without civilians, says Under Secretary

    Oct 9, 2008

    The civilian workforce is integral to the future of the Army, the Under Secretary of the Army said Wednesday during the Army Civilian Luncheon at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting.

  • First shipment from Amedee Army Airfield since expansion

    Oct 8, 2008

    Six FSSP modules were loaded aboard six C-17 Globemaster III's at Amedee Army Airfield located on Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, Calif.

  • 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.

  • FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

    Oct 6, 2008

    FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command today unveiled a new stability operations field manual, FM 3-07 at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2008

    Oct 6, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Soldiers preserve Al AsadAca,!a,,cs cultural, historical landmark: Aca,!A"AbrahamAca,!a,,cs Wel

    Oct 5, 2008

    The oasis at Al Asad was once believed to be the biblical Aca,!A"AbrahamAca,!a,,cs Well.Aca,!A? Though research has proven otherwise, the importance of the oasis still has a rich historical and cultural significance to the citizens of Iraq. As guests in Iraq, Servicemembers should do our best to protect and preserve these sites.

  • 'Disabled' does not mean 'disqualified'

    Oct 3, 2008

    For individuals with disabilities, normal workplace conditions may be workplace barriers, preventing them from carrying out their essential daily functions. These barriers may be physical obstacles, such as inaccessible facilities or equipment. They may also be in the form of procedures or policy, such as unbendable work schedules and deadlines, when breaks are taken or how tasks are performed. Reasonable accommodation removes these barriers for employees with disabilities.

  • Hispanic Soldiers take hill, capture page in military history

    Oct 3, 2008

    Walt B. Clark, a first lieutenant and platoon leader of Company C, 65th Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs 2nd platoon Aca,!A"Borinqueneers,Aca,!A? looked at his assignment as a challenge in leadership since he was selected to lead the mostly Spanish-speaking Soldiers from the tropical island of Puerto Rico.

  • 3rd ESC Sustainers train new Iraqi General Truck Regiment

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers assist in training Iraq's first General Truck Regiment.

  • Military motorcyclists rally for safety

    Oct 2, 2008

    The Army does everything together. Soldiers train together, eat together and travel together. So why not bring military motorcycle enthusiasts together Aca,!" for safetyAca,!a,,cs sake' There appears to be a growing trend spawning an interest in motorcycle culture these days, and with that in mind, Chief Warrant Officer Robert Reynolds, safety officer and Motorcycle Program manager, U.S. Army Central (USARCENT), thought maybe Atlanta-area military riders would enjoy a gathering of this nature. Therefore, USARCENT hosted the Atlanta Area Military Motorcycle Safety Rally Sept. 25 and 26 at Fort Gillem. Reynolds got the idea from a recent trip he made to Washington D.C., where he witnessed a similar event staged at the Pentagon. He took his idea to the USARCENT commander, Lt. Gen. James J. Lovelace, who gave him the green light.

  • Garrison commander signs proclamation promoting domestic violence awareness

    Oct 2, 2008

    If you think your spouse or partner is abusive, or you suspect that someone you know is in an abusive relationship, never feel like there's nothing you can do about it. If you at least recognize the warning signs and review the red flags on domestic abuse and violence covered in this article, you can help that person take the first and most important step -- breaking free.

  • Ready Army Soldiers, Civilians stick to financial plan

    Oct 2, 2008

    Such turbulent economic times can strike us with fear and uncertainty, but calm and riding out the storm are probably the best courses of action to choose. Many are worried about their retirement funds, but we have a few advantages in the Army. Both military retirement and funds under the Civil Service Retirement System are what is called a defined benefit. As long as our government is up and running, these retirement funds are safe and IAca,!a,,cm confident the United States of America isnAca,!a,,ct going anywhere.

  • 3rd ESC Sustainers partner with Iraqi neighbors for production of clean water

    Oct 2, 2008

    Slideshow of images from ribbon cutting of new water purification facility near COB Adder in Iraq.

  • Sustainers, Iraqi government join forces to provide clean drinking water for Abdul Razaq

    Oct 2, 2008

    Article with pictures of a humanitarian operation conducted by one of the 3rd ESC's units.

  • Tactical Tracking System Deploys for Stateside Use

    Oct 2, 2008

    A satellite-based system for tracking friendly forces in war has now been used in domestic missions. Blue Force Tracking-Aviation served since July to support National Guard units battling wildfires in California and Nevada and to support units providing security at the Democratic National Convention in Denver at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.

  • State Officials from across U.S. visit Iraq, receive updates on overseas voting procedures

    Oct 1, 2008

    This article is about a recent visit by secretaries of state from numerous US states to the 3rd eSC and Joint Base Balad. Secretaries received briefs on overseas voting processes, mail processing, and voter assistance.

  • Rangers receive awards for valor

    Sep 30, 2008

    Spc. Joe Gibson received the Silver Star and 44 other Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment received other combat awards following their recent deployment at a ceremony Sept. 26 at the at Fort Lewis, Wash., presided over by Adm. Eric T. Olson, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Fla. Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., commanding general, I Corps and Fort Lewis, was in attendance.

  • 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.

  • Making a Good Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, smiles as his sponsor makes an adjustment to his uniform prior to the board apperance Sept. 29 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Ready for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, prepares for his board appearance Sept. 28 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Beaming with Confidence

    Sep 29, 2008

    A confident Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, US Army Forces Command exits the Soldier of the Year Board Event Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, VA.

  • Preparing for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, straightens the pockets on his Class A jacket before entering the Soldier of the Year Board Event on Sept. 29, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Dressed for Success

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, Eighth Army's Soldier of the Year, double checks his Class A uniform before his board appearance Sept. 29 at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Answering to the Sgt. Maj. of the Army

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, appears before board members during the board appearance event of the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Knock With a Purpose

    Sep 29, 2008

    Eighth Army's Sgt. Victor Berlus knocks on the door just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Last-Minute Adjustments

    Sep 29, 2008

    The Army National Guard's Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino receives some last-minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Larry Ganieany, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Testing Army Knowledge

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command NCO of the year, answers questions during her board appearance at the 2008 Department of the Army Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition held Sept. 29 Aca,!" Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Ready for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Best Warrior Begins With Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sound Advice

    Sep 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins gets instructions from Sgt. Maj. Alice Dallman while his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal looks on. Wiggins was competing in the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Awaiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe's Staff Sgt. Jonathan "Jack" Higgs awaits the word to knock and enter just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Final Preparation

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski of the National Capital Region, gets in some last minute study time from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Bouchard, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Lawmakers bid farewell on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter retire on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

  • Retirement Ceremony

    Sep 29, 2008

    Retirement ceremony took place 24 Sept. 08 for Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter

  • Wright Flyer 'returns' to Fort Myer after 100 years

    Sep 29, 2008

    It took a century to achieve, but for the hundreds gathered in Fort Myer's Conmy Hall this month, it was well worth it.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    The 24 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from 12 major commands gathered Sept. 28 for a Welcome Social to kick off the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" Week in Photos, Sept. 22 - 28, 2008

    Sep 29, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Mom, POWs-MIAs honored at event

    Sep 26, 2008

    Donna L. Craven, right, director of religious education for the U.S. Army Garrison ChaplainAca,!a,,cs Office, presents a rose to Christine Jones Sept. 19 during the National POW-MIA recognition Day ceremony held at the Fort McPherson Post Chapel. Jones, 91, received definitive information in July about her sonAca,!a,,cs death. Maj. Bobby M. Jones, an Air Force flight surgeon, had been missing in action since Nov. 28, 1972, when the jet he was in disappeared from radar near Danang in South Vietnam.

  • Courage, determination push minority through West Point

    Sep 26, 2008

    Victor Macias, who currently serves as one of several training administrators for G-3 Training Integration, U.S. Army Forces Command, recounts his struggle as a young Mexican attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

  • Staff takes 'readiness' to masses

    Sep 26, 2008

    The Ready Army program launched at Fort McPherson Sept. 19 with a personal touch. With meet-and-greets at U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) headquarters and presentations at the Community Wellness CenterAca,!a,,cs Holistic Health and Wellness Fair and as part of childrenAca,!a,,cs activities for the pre-kindergarten class at the Child Development Center, members of the U.S. Army GarrisonAca,!a,,cs Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS) Aca,!A"took the program to the people.Aca,!A?

  • "Ready Army" column from Fort McPherson's garrison commander

    Sep 26, 2008

    Ready is the Army-wide campaign recognizing the full spectrum of threats that face our Soldiers and families in the 21st century. As we strive to restore balance, increase the readiness of our force and improve the quality of life for our Soldiers and families, Ready Army offers the tools to prepare the centerpiece of our Army for challenging times.

  • RDECOM Demonstrates Samples of its Newest Technologies at the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 25, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • Secretary of the Army visits Indiana's 1-293rd Infantry

    Sep 25, 2008

    Article about the Secretary's visit with a Indiana National Guard unit assigned to the 3rd ESC from Fort Knox.

  • RDECOM Showcases Technologies at 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • Secretary Geren visits 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Iraq

    Sep 23, 2008

    Secretary Geren visits 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Iraq

  • Vital acquisition training treks to Southwest Asia

    Sep 22, 2008

    Here today, for the first time in Southwest Asia, Eighteen Soldiers, Army Civilians and contractors completed the classroom portion of the Intermediate Systems Acquisition Course Ac"a,! known in the field as Acquisition 201B Ac"a,! one of the most difficult to obtain requirements for professional certification in the Acquisition, Technology and Logistics field.

  • Lawyer ensures justice for clients, IDs weakness in self

    Sep 19, 2008

    A Q&A session with new Fort McPherson JAG Lt. Col. Meg Foreman.

  • Army preps families for emergencies

    Sep 19, 2008

    Ready Army is a new, Army-wide campaign developed by HQDAAca,!a,,cs Installation Preparedness Branch, Army Emergency Management Program. The campaign was launched Sept. 1 to coincide with the fifth annual National Preparedness Month.

  • Fort Rucker gets Ready

    Sep 19, 2008

    Fort Rucker community gets Ready.

  • 3rd ESC Sustainment photos from Iraq

    Sep 19, 2008

  • Wounded warrior shares trauma, gets specialized care (Fort McPherson)

    Sep 16, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Raymond D. Long recalls the help and support he received while undergoing treatment at the Shepherd Center for a traumatic brain injury he had sustained in Iraq. Long is currently assigned with the Warrior Transistion Unit at Fort

  • Covenant signing signifies recommitment for Fort McPherson

    Sep 16, 2008

    Hundreds gathered Tuesday at the State Capitol to witness the Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant signing ceremony Aca,!" a public recommitment between the community and the Armed Forces in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The covenant is designed to develop and foster effective partnerships through improved quality of life for servicemembers and their Families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state.

  • 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine)

    Sep 16, 2008

    The 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine,) U.S. Army Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, is a self-contained and deployable veterinary animal treatment facility. It is one of only three mobile veterinary clinics in the U.S. Army regularly conducting field exercises.

  • Sentinel

    Sep 15, 2008

    Fort McPherson web site showing coverage and information about the Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant Ceremony held at the Georgia State Capitol Sept. 9, 2008. The Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant is designed to develop and foster effective state and community partnerships with the Armed Forces in improving the quality of life for Service Members and their Families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state.

  • Mom, widow finds strength in supporting others

    Sep 15, 2008

    Shelly Hall, widow or Army aviator Kelly Hall, who died in a training accident, was one of the keynote speakers at the Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant Ceremony held at the Georgia State Capitol Sept. 9, 2008. The Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant is designed to develop and foster effective state and community partnerships with the Armed Forces in improving the quality of life for Service Members and their Families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Sept. 8 - 14, 2008

    Sep 14, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Defense Language Institute 67th Anniversary Ball

    Sep 11, 2008

    Announcement for DLIFLC Anniversary celebration in Monterey Calif.

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in Iraq

    Sep 8, 2008

    Master Sergeant Eric J. Geressy, a student of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sergeants Major Course Class 59, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his action on Sept. 4, 2007 while serving as the First Sergeant of Eagle Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Iraq.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Sept. 1 - 7, 2008

    Sep 7, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Out of storage in Qatar, into the fight in Afghanistan

    Sep 7, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! Operational and environmental conditions in Afghanistan place heavy loads on not just Soldiers, but also the combat and tactical vehicles used to transport people and equipment around the Operation Enduring Freedom area of operations.

  • 'Currahee' BLST makes a difference at FOB Sharana

    Sep 5, 2008

    An article describing a Brigade Logistic Support Team's operation at a remote Forward Operating Base, as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Currahee BLST supports Task Force Currahee of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from FOB Sharana and FOB Salerno.

  • Rocking the vote

    Sep 3, 2008

    A voter's assistance event being conducted in Kuwait, part of Armed Forces Voting Week activities.

  • Army Materiel command "Eastern Expansion" underway at Bagram Airfield

    Sep 2, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 20, 2008) Ac"a,! Growing families have a tendency to spread out Aca,!" the Army Materiel Command family here is no exception. As support requirements have matured, necessary logistics operations, from robotics to the Project Manager-Soldier Rapid Fielding Initiative to a host of other AMC equipment maintenance and repair facilities have been established wherever suitable space could be found across the bustling Bagram Airfield landscape.

  • Deployed civilians aid Soldiers in global war on terror

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Lost in the mass of Army Combat Uniform-clothed Soldiers downrange, one can also find Department of Defense (DoD) civilians deployed right alongside those Soldiers.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Aug. 25 - Aug. 31, 2008

    Sep 2, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17

    Aug 25, 2008

    Fort Benning Aca,!" The Commanding General of the United States Army Infantry Center will host the 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17 at the Columbus Iron Works and Trade Center, Columbus, Ga. The theme for this yearsAca,!a,,c conference is: "The Infantry: Heart of the Army in the Contemporary Operational Environment." The conference assembles Army leaders with recent experience in combat, training for combat, and with Army transformation and modularity. The aim of the conference is to identify the methods that are working well in preparation and in execution of the Global War On Terrorism and to see how future systems will benefit Soldiers.

  • Camp Victory paratroopers celebrate airborne history, XVIII Airborne Corps' birthday

    Aug 24, 2008

    A two-fold ceremony took place at the Al Faw Palace here Aug. 22, one which celebrated a historic birthday as well as honored all airborne-qualified servicemembers from past and present.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Aug. 18 - 24, 2008

    Aug 24, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • Getting AMPed up!

    Aug 24, 2008

    Senior electrician Viswasankar Thambi, a contract employee from Kanyakumari, India, checks the control panel on a new 400-ampere generator test stand as he and other technicians ready it for use at the 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade's Fuel and Electric Shop, Aug. 20, 2008, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The new stand will allow testing of automotive alternators, generators, regulators and starters under full electrical load, ensuring they will hold up under combat conditions when installed in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, Humvees and other vehicles being used by warfighters in Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Satan's Chariot

    Aug 24, 2008

    Just before lifting off on an escort mission, a Polish variant of the Mil Mi-24 (NATO designation "Hind") helicopter gunship ground taxis on the ramp adjacent to the airstrip at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Aug. 16, 2008. During the Soviet experience in Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989, Mujahideen rebels gave the heavily armored, 26,000 pound aircraft the nickname "Shaitan-Arba" (Satan's Chariot).

  • Ready to roll

    Aug 24, 2008

    Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles await final road testing at the 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Army Preposition Stock area at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug 18, 2008.

  • Ready to roll

    Aug 24, 2008

    Mark Roberts, Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspector with Science Applications International Corp., signs off on the final inspection for a Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle, Aug. 18, 2008 at the 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Army Preposition Stock area at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 'Let's go!'

    Aug 24, 2008

    A remote-controlled "monster truck" appears to challenge an earth compacter to a little racing action as site preparation is underway on the Army Materiel Command's Eastern Expansion project adjacent to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Aug. 20, 2008.

  • 'Cry havoc! ... and let slip the dogs of war."

    Aug 24, 2008

    Like giant Saint Bernard dogs on leash, two M984 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck wreckers on their way to support the Warfighter in Operation Enduring Freedom await onward movement to Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 from 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, based at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar. As the primary recovery means for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle, the HEMTT wrecker is crucial to the logistical support of the fight .

  • AMC Soldiers, civilians learn combat medical skills

    Aug 22, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 20, 2008) Ac"a,! Aca,!A"YouAca,!a,,cre under fire, what are you going to do'Aca,!A? This is the question assistant training facilitator, Sgt. Cheryl Lewandowski shouted in the ear of Department of the Army civilian employee Ted Shelton as he faced a deployed personAca,!a,,cs worst nightmare Aca,!" a battlefield casualty with multiple life-threatening injuries.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, week in photos, August 11 - 17, 2008

    Aug 17, 2008

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