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  • Suicide -when destructive thoughts turn to actions

    Aug 12, 2009

    It probably started before the birth of her second child, but by the time she started back to work from maternity leave she was in full blown depression-and it only got worse.

  • HQ TRADOC recognizes Retention Teams

    Aug 12, 2009

    HQs TRADOC hosts annual retention seminar at Hampton Roads Convention Center.

  • Sustainability includes a stable workforce, involved community

    Aug 11, 2009

    In part two of the series, the program manager discusses the vital role community plays in sustaining the armed forces. Community involvement is an indispensable component of the Army system.

  • 'Muck wars' brings Club Beyond youth group together

    Aug 11, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 100 local teens slid into an evening of fun and fellowship during a Club Beyond event held at Stoneman Field, here, July 29.

  • Educated Soldiers win wars, TRADOC tells educators

    Aug 11, 2009

    "The side that has the smartest Soldiers ... is the side that wins war."

  • USARPAC Civilians exercise their health,wellness

    Aug 10, 2009

    Dozens of Department of Army Civilians and Soldiers gathered at historic Palm Circle for a 2.5 mile walk, Aug. 7, to kick off the third U.S. Army, Pacific Civilian Health and Wellness Fair.

  • Garrison Supports Strong Families

    Aug 10, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison - Miami is promoting strong military families by sponsoring several programs, national and local, to give servicemembers and DoD employees the tools to develop a strong marriage. Joe Walker, garrison family advocacy program manager, arranged for more than 20 military and civilian couples to participate in two separate programs, a Marital and Relationship Conference and "A Weekend to Remember," both at no charge and one with free day care. The weekend conferences were filled with classes, speakers and workshops designed to foster better communications between married and almost-married pairs. The benefit to the military is obvious, Walker said. "When you are talking about marriage counseling you are talking about prevention," he said. "Anything that you can do to ensure the safety and wholeness of a family helps ensure readiness for the mission and helps the families know that we are here for them, the greater military family."

  • Americans and Iraqis work to urgently preserve Iraqi cultural landmark

    Aug 10, 2009

    The ancient Assyrian City of Ashur faces imminent threats. Recent construction of a dam on the Tigris River is causing large sections of the City to be swept away, while other precious artifacts are being looted.

  • Military spouses advance with MyCAA

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Obtaining full replacement value on PCS move-damaged property

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Commentary: Leaders can lead the effort to reduce PT injuries

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Injuries: the modern military epidemic

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Commentary: Opening of the Defense Acquisition University

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Soldiers can find a sympathetic ear online, through TRIAP

    Aug 7, 2009

    Soldiers who need somebody to talk to, any time of the day or night, can turn to the TRICARE Assistance Program.

  • Forbes ranks West Point as nation's top college

    Aug 7, 2009

    A report released Wednesday by Forbes magazine ranked the U.S. Military Academy as the top college in the country in their America's Best College review.

  • Residence-related Army accidents down by more than 100

    Aug 6, 2009

    US Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center sees a reduction in residence-related accidents for this fiscal year.

  • Ordnance Museum begins move to Fort Lee

    Aug 6, 2009

  • Hawaii-based divers repair Alaskan breakwater

    Aug 4, 2009

    Seventeen members of the Army's 7th Diving Team, stationed at Fort Shafter Flats, Hawaii, traded in their board shorts and t-shirts for dry suits and sweatshirts July 14, as they began a month-long mission to repair a floating breakwater system at Bar Point Harbor in Ketchikan, Alaska.

  • MILITARY TALENT TAKES CENTER STAGE

    Aug 4, 2009

    Soldiers, spouses and military affiliates were greeted by flashing cameras and elegantly dressed ushers as they walked the red carpet to watch talent hopefuls take the stage during a U.S. Army Festival of the Arts and Recreation Program Events Competition, Talent Show at the Tropics Recreation Center, here, Saturday.

  • DoD Personal Property Program actively seeks servicemembers' input

    Aug 4, 2009

    Have you ever had your household goods moved and at the end of the process, thought, 'That was the best move I've had, I hope my next move is that good.' Or conversely, 'That move was horrible, I hope no one else has to use movers like these.'

  • Class teaches kids how to stay safe when home alone

    Jul 31, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Children learned how to be responsible and take charge when they're home alone during a class at the Kalakaua Community Center, here, July 22.

  • MMA brings military, local fighters to a faceoff

    Jul 31, 2009

    Military and local fighters threw punches, kicks and bodies during the first ever mixed martial arts event at the Tropics Recreation Center, in Hawaii, July 25.

  • The Best of the 'TF Lightning' Warriors

    Jul 31, 2009

    The "Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North" came to the end with Sgt. Michael Hauser, 25th Special Troops Bn. security detachment, 25th Inf. Div., winning the NCO competition, and Spc. Daniel M. Vickers, Forward Support Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade taking the top spot on the junior-enlisted side.

  • 25th STB NCO and 65th Engineer Bn. Soldiers Win 'Top Warrior' Prize

    Jul 31, 2009

    The winners of the Joint Best Warrior Competition - MND - N: Sgt. Michael Hauser and Spc. Daniel Vickers

  • Army looks to refine initial officer training

    Jul 31, 2009

    Initial officer training will see changes later this year as part of the Army's ongoing effort to improve force generation and make better use of personnel and training resources.

  • USARPAC's Joint Task Force Homeland Defense joins interagency partners for Lightning Rescue �

    Jul 30, 2009

    United States Army, Pacific's Joint Task Force-Homeland Defense (JTF-HD) joined other DoD and interagency partners July 28 at a conference in Waikiki to discuss and train on interoperability during Exercise Lightning Rescue 09. Lightning Rescue is an annual pandemic influenza preparedness and response exercise, which gives joint civil-military response teams the opportunity to validate and synchronize federal, state and local agencies' preparedness plans in case of a pandemic

  • Paik provides prospective from Pusan to Panmunjom

    Jul 30, 2009

    Key leaders of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division received valuable insights from a highly decorated retired Republic of Korea Army general as they completed a weeklong professional development event in July.

  • 'Redlegs' receive torrent of training during 'Guns Monsoon'

    Jul 30, 2009

    Firing batteries from 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division spent a week of refresher training covering the basic tactics used during Paladin operations.

  • Brig. Gen. Terry Takes Reins of 8th Theater Sustainment Command

    Jul 29, 2009

    Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to their departing commander and welcomed their new commander in a ceremony on historic Palm Circle here Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Michael Terry assumed command of the 8th TSC, and Maj. Gen. Raymond Mason, who commanded the past two years, left Fort Shafter to assume the role of the G4 at the U.S. Army Forces Command, headquartered at Fort McPherson, in Ga.

  • Joint Training Center Builds ISF Capabilities

    Jul 29, 2009

    With the help of Coalition Forces, Iraqi soldiers stationed in Tuz are ramping up training efforts to ensure they are fully prepared for the 2011 withdrawal of American troops from Iraq. Military Police from the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division have been working rigorously with the Iraqi Army to ensure their soldiers have the most cutting-edge training available

  • CF and Iraqis "Giving Back Kindness"

    Jul 29, 2009

    At the invitation of Lt. Col. Khalid Hajji Mohammad, Maj. Gen. Robert Caslen, commander of the 25th Infantry Division, visited both Iraqi Army and his own troops at Matar al-Saddiq July 17 to laud the progress of several joint operations currently underway in the Tuz Qada.

  • Continued Progression: Female Soldiers

    Jul 28, 2009

    An integral part of the operational activity for the brigade, Sgt. Dawn Cloukey's main role with her unit is to keep the communication efforts, while out on ground movements, running efficiently for the vehicles in her unit.

  • Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North (Part 2)

    Jul 28, 2009

    Service members currently deployed to northern Iraq participatie in the "Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North" at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, July 26-29. The competition is part of a 4-day physical and mental trial to find the best warrior currently serving in northern Iraq. Each Soldier or Sailor participating triumphed at a brigade-level competition to earn the right to participate in the contest.

  • New award recognizes those who deliver quality of life

    Jul 27, 2009

    Nominations are now being accepted for a new award that recognizes teams or individuals responsible for improving the quality of life at Army garrisons.

  • Sink or Swim

    Jul 27, 2009

    Spc. Ambiorix Diaz, supply clerk, 94th Army Airand Missile Defense Command takes his final stroke during a swimming technique exercise as part of a U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Learn to Swim course given at Richardson pool, here, July 20-24. The class is offered once a month and provides soldiers an opportunity to build confidence in their swimming skills.

  • Sink or Swim

    Jul 27, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii--Spc. Ambiorix Diaz, supply clerk, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command steps off the five meter platform after completing the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Learn to Swim course given at Richardson pool, here, July 20-24. The class is offered once a month and provides soldiers an opportunity to build confidence in their swimming skills. "After completing the class I feel more comfortable with my swimming ability especially in deep water. Before I couldn't even pass five feet without getting scared," said Diaz.

  • Army Management Staff College commandant retires after 28 years of Army service

    Jul 27, 2009

    Army Management Staff College Commandant Col. Garland H. Williams retires after 28 years of Army Service. Under Williams' leadership, Army Management Staff College launched the Civilian Education System leader development program--a significant milestone in Army training and education.

  • Joint Best Warrior Competition COB, Speicher, Iraq 2009

    Jul 27, 2009

    Joint Best Warrior Competition COB, Speicher, Iraq 2009

  • Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North Part 1

    Jul 27, 2009

    Service members deployed to the brigades and units currently supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in northern Iraq tested their physical and mental limits during a multi-tiered competition to find the best warrior in Multi-National Division - North. The four-day event brought the winners of each brigade and unit's individual best warrior competitions together to find out who is the best warrior in the division. The day's events included a multiple objective fitness challenge followed by a live fire stress shoot.

  • Army unveils new Antiterrorism Strategic Plan

    Jul 24, 2009

    The Army has developed Phase II of its Antiterrorism Strategic Plan, called "Tempering the Weapon."

  • Water - It does the body good

    Jul 24, 2009

  • Overcoming the sounds of silence: Rifleman Radio improves Soldier communication field

    Jul 24, 2009

  • Gunnery sergeant of 'Full Metal Jacket' fame visits APG for program called 'Lock n�

    Jul 24, 2009

  • SMA calls for review of TRICARE standards

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Army's top enlisted Soldier said military families are experiencing problems finding TRICARE providers off installations, especially in more rural areas.

  • Japan Olympic running coach trains U.S. Army Japan run team

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Japanese Self Defense Force Olympic training center has agreed to train U.S. Army Japan 10 miler team. The first assessment, July 21, 2009 was held on the school's Camp Asaka track.

  • Single Soldiers "Touch Up" History

    Jul 21, 2009

    Single soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program used their individual abilities as well as teamwork to assist in the restoration of the historical Hawaiian Railway here, July 15.

  • 'Nobody likes doing this'

    Jul 21, 2009

    Running a training event that Soldiers do not look forward to participating in can be a challenge, but leaders from Recon Platoon, 4th Chemical Company, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division do just that in operating a "CS gas" chamber. The training, however unpleasant, reinforces crucial Nuclear, Biological and Chemical defense skills.

  • 'Crawling' through urban operations

    Jul 21, 2009

    The rotation of personnel during the summer "permanent-change-of-duty-station season" can be challenging for units assigned to Korea's 2nd Infantry Division. The constant rotation in and out of country by large numbers of personnel can pose significant challenges for leaders focused on training Soldiers and ensuring their units are ready to "Fight Tonight."

  • Keris Strike 09 Opening Ceremony

    Jul 21, 2009

  • Ichi Ban! Yama Sakura-56 Staff Exercise

    Jul 20, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii- U.S. and Japanese Armies worked as one team in planning the upcoming Yama Sakura 56 exercise.

  • Youth spend "A day with Strykers"

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Most 11-year olds donAca,!a,,ct have the opportunity to jump in and out of armored vehicles, test out engagement skills trainer simulators and share stories with real Soldiers.

  • 130th Engineer Brigade Assumes Responsibility

    Jul 17, 2009

    The 130th Engineer Brigade uncased its colors, assuming responsibility of Mosul's reconstruction efforts from the 18th Eng. Bde. during a Transfer of Authority ceremony at Contingency Operating Station Marez, Wednesday, July 15.

  • VIDEO: Interview with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Jul 17, 2009

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren talks to SRTV's Sgt. Ashleigh Torres about the challenge of being Secretary of the Army during wartime.

  • 94th AAMDC Officer Gets Musical

    Jul 17, 2009

    Army Capt. Theo Voudouris, staff judge advocate, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, who has devoted much of his life to musical art and performance. This article is about his life, growing up around the theater, and his current project where he plays Glen Guglia in the Diamond Head Theater's premiere production of "The Wedding Singer".

  • Brigade competitions brings out heart of deployed Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2009

    Four Soldiers did just this with a minimal crowd as they competed in 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division's four-day Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition, which tested their technical and tactical proficiency in Soldier tasks and drills, July 9-12.

  • The Many Professions of PFC Patton

    Jul 17, 2009

    For many Soldiers, life before the Army stems from a small, quiet hometown and for others, life before the Army began in a bustling cityscape or rural town. For Pfc. John Patton, a native of the island of Kwajalein Atoll, within the Marshall Islands, life before the Army began in an entirely different country.

  • Outgoing secretary lauds Soldiers, families, NCOs

    Jul 17, 2009

    In his last days as the Army's 20th secretary, Pete Geren opened up about issues he faced while serving, including the challenge of an ongoing war, advancing medical care for Soldiers, and the importance of families.

  • Hawaii Soldiers Spruce Up U.S.S. Missouri

    Jul 16, 2009

    Under a cloudless blue sky, more than 40 Soldiers from the 40th Quarter Master Company, 45th Special Troops Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, took a trip back in time as they volunteered to help beautify the U.S.S. Missouri battleship Tuesday, here. The Soldiers performed a variety of tasks cleaning various areas of the ship, moving old equipment, and helping to replace the main deck. While the work itself may not have been fun, each volunteer was able to walk away with a sense of accomplishment.

  • Individual Award of Excellence in Safety

    Jul 16, 2009

    Brig. Gen. William Wolf, Director of Army Safety, presents Eric D. Mitomi, 9th Mission Support Command, with the Individual Award of Excellence in Safety at a cermony held at Fort Shafter July 13.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest aims to channel thrill-seeking behavior of combat veterans

    Jul 16, 2009

    Warrior Adventure Quest is a new program to assist Soldiers in transitioning back to their home station after a combat tour. The program combines outdoor recreation activities, leadership and psychological training.

  • Keris Strike 09 Opening Ceremony

    Jul 15, 2009

    KS 09 is a USARPAC sponsored combined brigade level command post exercise conducted annually in Malaysia with the Malaysian Army focusing on Peace Support and Stability Operations.

  • First joint U.S.-Vietnamese medical readiness exercise continues

    Jul 14, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army and U.S. Army Pacific.

  • Army announces new task orders, contractors with operations in Afghanistan

    Jul 14, 2009

    Two new task orders supporting LOGCAP IV contract operations in Afghanistan are now in effect, Army officials announced July 7. DynCorp International, LLC was awarded the work for southern Afghanistan and Fluor Intercontinental was selected for work in northern Afghanistan, the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island, Ill., announced.

  • 9th Mission Support Command employee receives Safety Award

    Jul 14, 2009

    Brig. Gen. William Wolf, Director of Army Safety, presents Eric D. Mitomi, 9th Mission Support Command, with the Individual Award of Excellence in Safety at a cermony held at Fort Shafter July 13. Mitomi implemented numerous changes in the unit's safety program and received a 97% passing rate during a recent inspection.

  • USARPAC Medical Readiness Exercise in Vietnam continues

    Jul 14, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The bilateral MEDRETE, conducted from July 7-15, includes 17 medical and non-medical participants from U.S. Army Pacific and approximately 17 participants from Vietnam in medical team and support.

  • 732nd Military Intelligence Battalion named Army's 2008 Command Language Program of the Year

    Jul 13, 2009

    732nd Military Intelligence Battalion named Army's 2008 Command Language Program of the Year

  • Joint Combined Exchange Training in Thailand

    Jul 13, 2009

    Special Forces Soldiers, or Green Berets, regularly conduct training with members of foreign nations. 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) recently dispatched a team to Thailand to conduct Joint Combined Exchange Training, or JCET.

  • Firefight in Afghanistan

    Jul 13, 2009

    U.S. Army Soldiers and Afghan National Security Forces battle insurgents in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, July 12, during Operation Mountain Fire. (click to see more images.)

  • First bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and U.S. trains, supports

    Jul 10, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The bilateral MEDRETE, scheduled from July 7-15, will have 17 medical and non-medical participants. Vietnam has approximately 17 participants in medical team and support.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Alaska troops, families

    Jul 10, 2009

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top enlisted leader addressed topics such as deployment tour lengths, dwell time and changes to noncommissioned officer training, during a town hall forum July 7, at Fort Richardson, Alaska.

  • Craddock: NATO must find better ways for nations to participate

    Jul 10, 2009

    Options exist to help members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization better meet their obligations within the alliance, said the former NATO commander, who left the post less than two weeks ago.

  • 4th of July at Camp Zama, Japan

    Jul 9, 2009

    Fireworks photo at Camp Zama's 2009 Independance day celebration .

  • Logistics Data Processing Center Does Non-Stop Service

    Jul 9, 2009

    More than 2.5 million transactions processed in and out daily, 24/7 support for the war fighter 365 days a year, system access control of 30,000-plus access requests daily, vital research functions for the logistics community. What critical service center performs all these tasks' Welcome to the Corps/Theater Automated Data Processing Service Center or CTASC. In a modest office in the Sparkman Center, there lies a vital part of the Army's logistical enterprise. Collocated to Redstone Arsenal in 2006 from sites as far abroad as Korea and Germany, the LOGSA CTASC provides Armywide end user support for the Standard Army Retail Supply System application - the Army's tactical supply system - supporting supply classes II, III(P), IV, VII and IX by monitoring the flow of incoming and outgoing data and providing technical assistance with equipment and records.

  • Fort Myer, Va., Area Chaplains' Corner: Devoting time with God

    Jul 9, 2009

    This is a regular Fort Myer Pentagram column which features a different chaplain from around the National Capital Region each week. This particular column happens to be authored by the manager of the Chaplain's Corner program. Chap. (LTC) White corrals all these chaplains, including Marine, USAF, Navy, Army, Coast Guard chaplains from any faith, and they provide a weekly column.

  • First bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and U.S.

    Jul 9, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE mission U.S. Army Pacific has 17 medical and non-medical participants. Vietnam should have approximately 17 participants in medical team and support and is scheduled from July, 7-15

  • Fort Myer, Va., NCO Spotlight: NCO goes for challenge, competence

    Jul 9, 2009

    Fort Myer spotlighted NCO was a chaplain assistant, but got a new MOS to Acquisition, Logistics and Technology contract specialist. This NCO lives by some principles useful for Soldiers and civilians, young and old.

  • TRADOC connects via Social Media

    Jul 9, 2009

    Web-based collaboration tools, generally known as social media, are changing the way people stay connected. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is working to leverage social media in training Army leaders to be more adaptive and agile in their conduct of operations, and to broaden discussion across the Army and with the public.

  • Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers

    Jul 8, 2009

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific, and Gene Castanetti, director of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, watch Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, chief of staff, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers from past conflicts, July 7, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Approximately 20 Japan Self Defense Force personnel are attending the U.S.-Japan Senior Leader Seminar to discuss topics concerning both countries.

  • Exercise Garuda Shield 09 closes in Indonesia

    Jul 8, 2009

    BANDUNG, Indonesia - Exercise Garuda Shield 09 culminated in a ceremony at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Ankatan Darat, or Indonesian Army, Infantry Training Center, approximately 30 minutes from Bandung, Indonesia, June 29.

  • Space and Missile Defense Conference in Huntsville in August Focuses on Path Ahead

    Jul 8, 2009

    The 12th Annual Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition will take place August 17-20, 2009, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The theme for this year's event is Space & Missile Defense...the Path Forward.

  • Japan's Chief of Staff lays wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers

    Jul 7, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific, and Gene Castanetti, director of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, watch Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, chief of staff, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers from past conflicts, July 7, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Approximately 20 Japan Self Defense Force personnel are attending the U.S.-Japan Senior Leader Seminar to discuss topics concerning both countries.

  • Alltop flies high at Army First Sergeant Course - Air Force Master Sergeant makes history at USASMA

    Jul 7, 2009

    Air Force Master Sgt. Danny Alltop, is just days away from making history - in the Army that is. Alltop will graduate July 10 from the U.S. Army's First Sergeant Course taught at Fort Bliss, Texas, and thus go into the history books as the first airman to do so.

  • U.S. patrol base renaming ceremony in Samarra honors sacrifice, productive future

    Jul 3, 2009

    Amid the sounds of a ceremonial final roll call in tribute to Staff Sgt. Todd Olson, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division changed the name of Patrol Base Olson to Fond'k Albo Hera, June 30.

  • Renaming Ceremony Restores Iraqi Tradition, Honors Fallen

    Jul 3, 2009

    Lt. Col. Chris Stenman, commander of the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, partnered with Brig. Gen. Hewa Ahmed Star, commander of the Iraqi Army's 16th Brigade came together amid members of the Government of Iraq and Tuz Security Forces June 29 to restore Forward Operating Base Bernstein back to its original name - Matar al-Saddiq.

  • New provincial leader works to strengthen relationship with US Engineers

    Jul 3, 2009

    Seated around a conference table in the United States Army Corps of Engineers regional headquarters here, the Salah ad-Din Province Deputy Governor met U.S. forces and USACE engineers to strengthen their working relationship and discuss upcoming projects to improve the lives of the people of the province, June 29.

  • Tendon Valiant Medical Readiness Exercise in Indonesia

    Jul 2, 2009

  • 2009 Independence Day message from Gen. David Petraeus

    Jul 2, 2009

    Gen. David Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, offers feedback from his perspective on the hard work and sacrifices being made both at home and overseas as we celebrate Independence Day 2009.

  • Leaders of veterans discuss issues facing Soldiers

    Jul 2, 2009

    The Army's fourth annual leadership conference for veterans' and military-service organizations was held June 26 at the Pentagon. and although a number of issues were discussed, one echoed throughout the day: suicide prevention.

  • "One Team" run kicks off holiday weekend with Safety Message

    Jul 1, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - (July 1, 2009) U.S. Army, Pacific Commanding General Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, leads all units based at Fort Shafter during his quarterly "One Team" run.

  • Army limits re-enlistment options for rest of fiscal year

    Jul 1, 2009

    In an effort to slow the momentum of what has been an exceptionally productive year in recruiting and retention, the Army has limited re-enlistment options during the last three months of fiscal year 2009.

  • Gentry bids USASMA farewell

    Jul 1, 2009

    Col. Donald E. Gentry relinquished command of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy in ceremonies June 29 handing it over to Command Sgt. maj. Raymond Chandler III, a frist for the academy.

  • YMCA's Camp Erdman hosts Operation Purple activities

    Jun 30, 2009

    MOKULEIA, Hawaii - Sitting on a Swiss army stretcher under a well-shaded ironwood tree, Shalonda Flowers, age 7, could sense the presence of her father, even though he is deployed.

  • Garrison CDCs celebrate Army birthday with a story

    Jun 30, 2009

    HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - The children talked excitedly amongst themselves, their eyes lighting up at the sight of a red, white and blue cake, featuring 234 gold-tipped candles standing at attention.

  • Nearly 3,000 attend U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jun 30, 2009

    The 2009 edition of The U.S. Army Soldier show brought Soldiers and their families from nearby Rock Island Arsenal and thousands of civilians to the i wireless Center, Moline, Ill., May 20.

  • Army announces test of wikis to revise TTPs

    Jun 30, 2009

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center has launched a test allowing Soldiers and leaders to make real-time updates to the Army's tactics, techniques and procedures via a wiki environment.

  • 18th MEDCOM executes first training exercise

    Jun 30, 2009

    BELLOWS AIR FORCE STATION, Hawaii - (June 25, 2009) A team of Soldiers lift a casualty on a stretcher and run toward a helicopter waiting to fly them out of an urban battle zone to safety.

  • USASMA opens International Student Hall of Fame

    Jun 30, 2009

    The first International Student Hall of Fame class inducted three students from Australia, Botswana and Macedonia. Warrant Officer Stephen Ward, Australian Army Regimental Sergeant Major graduated from the USASMA non-resident graduate course in 1994. Botswana Sergeant Major Herman Bahuma is the current Defense Force Sergeant Major in Makopong Village, Botswana. He is a graduate of USAMA Class 48. Sergeant Major of the Army Boban Stojanovik, is the Macedonia Armed Forces sergeant major. He is a graduate of the USASMA Class 58.

  • Tuz Joint Communication Center focal point of the "Way Ahead"

    Jun 30, 2009

    Workspace improvements will lead to better functionality, according to Lt. Col. David Snodgrass, Deputy Commanding Officer of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, who visited the Tuz JCC June 21.

  • The "Silo" begins its transition

    Jun 30, 2009

    FOB Brassfield-Mora, known by local Iraqis as the 'Silo,' will be transitioned from U.S. forces back to the citizens of Samarra. The meeting between Bahaa Naja Ali, the director general of seeds and grains, and Lt. Col. Sam Whitehurst, commander, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, was the first step forward.

  • GoI, IP leaders receive in-depth look into CF forensic procedures and apprenticeships

    Jun 30, 2009

    During the tour Iraqi leaders visited the Joint Expeditionary Forensic Facility, Combined Counter Exploitation Explosive Cell labs and the Iraqi Based Industrial Zone, continuing the efforts of the brigade to bring about greater transparency and data awareness for Iraqi leadership of the province.

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