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  • Dance your way to health with Zumba

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 20 women shook their hips and showed off their dance moves at the weekly Zumba exercise class at the Health & Fitness Center here, Nov. 5. An intricate array of music rang out as instructor Madalene Aponte led the group through a variety of global dances.

  • Assistant Secretary shares sustainability vision

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Office for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health visited Hawaii, Oct. 26-31. Tad Davis, a man passionate about the Army, its people and the environment, spent the week meeting with military and community leaders to share and continue the efforts underway in Hawaii to keep people safe.

  • Nov. 11 celebrates service, sacrifices of past 90 years

    Nov 6, 2008

    Ninety years ago on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month Aca,!" the guns fell silent over the bloody battlefields of Europe after four years of slaughter, ending World War I.

  • Blue Star Card helps make deployment bearable

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs the last week of the month, and for many Army spouses, itAca,!a,,cs time to celebrate. Another month of deployment is completed, and Darlene Marshall, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR), Blue Star Card Program coordinator, warmly greets spouses as they arrive at the Nehelani Club for the Aca,!A"Big R: Countdown to Redeployment Party.Aca,!A?

  • AFC a strong commitment to Soldiers and families

    Nov 6, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" One year ago, Gen. Richard Cody, then Army Vice Chief of Staff, signed the Army Family Covenant here in Hawaii, pledging a stronger commitment to Army families.

  • FMWR brings Army Family Covenant to families

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Army Family Covenant has provided all Army installations the opportunity to increase the quality of life of Soldiers and families through increased funding and programming.

  • FMWR focused on improving quality of life

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Even before the words Aca,!A"Army Family CovenantAca,!A? (AFC) were a part of everyday conversations in Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) offices, the idea of bringing an increased quality of life to Soldiers and family members was a part of our everyday culture.

  • ACS continues efforts to aid family members with new hires

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With the signing of the Army Family Covenant (AFC) last November, Soldiers and family members have seen increased benefits and programs over the past year.

  • Make a movie - save a life

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the launch of a peer-to-peer video competition, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center hopes to harness the power of peer influence to help prevent accidents and save lives.

  • Soldiers of Alpha Company, 205th give the "Mighty Mo" a good Army cleaning

    Nov 5, 2008

    Alpha Company, 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade volunteered their time to clean-up the USS Missouri, Oct. 24.

  • Wounded warrior receives Purple Heart

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A member of the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment received a Purple Heart at a ceremony here, Oct. 24. Sgt. Mark Yarbrough received the award for wounds he sustained when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near his vehicle while on patrol in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, June 17.

  • Dept. of Army Photo Lab ensures Soldiers look good

    Nov 4, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" A veteran of the photography business, Marc Parrone has been making people smile for more than 25 years. At the Department of the Army (DA) Photo Lab here, however, Parrone is the only one smiling Aca,!" behind the camera.

  • Making a difference

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Pfc. John Butkus, infantryman with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment Rear Detachment, cleans mold from the 1944 M-4A3E8 U.S. Medium Tank outside the Tropic Lightning Museum as part of National Make A Difference Day, Oct. 25. More than 10 volunteers of the 2-35th Inf. Regt. cleaned harmful organic material and mold from the artifacts outside and also painted the interior of the museum.

  • Country star entertains at Tropics

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Many entertainers use to playing at large music festivals of thousands and opening for country legends such as Tracy Lawrence, George Jones and Tim McGraw, might balk at performing for an intimate crowd of Soldiers.

  • Neighbors from beyond: Military personnel share ghostly encounters from Hawaii's installations

    Nov 3, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Do you ever get that feeling that someone is following you' Or you see something from the corner of your eye, turn, and it is gone' Many equate this to an overactive imagination, but can imagination make those tiny hairs on the back of your neck stand up'

  • Watchdogs prepare to deploy: Headquarters makes history with first OIF deployment

    Nov 3, 2008

    The 8th Military Police Brigade, "Watchdogs", cased their colors during a ceremony on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Oct. 31. This is the first deployment for the brigade in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Army Parachute Team graduates first wounded warrior and largest female class

    Oct 31, 2008

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The U.S. Army Parachute Team graduated 12 Soldiers including five females and the team's first wounded warrior.

  • American Freedom Festival

    Oct 31, 2008

    On October 25, 2008 the American Freedom Foundation presented the 5th Annual American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. American Freedom Foundation co-founder, Sergeant Major of the Army (retired) Jack L. Tilley hosted the event, which pays tribute to the men and women of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces. More than 8,000 enthusiastic music fans packed the Patriot Center to hear country music stars Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and James Otto. The entire event was broadcast to over 350 military bases in over 170 countries around the world on The Pentagon Channel. Lieutenant General Robert Wilson, Brigadier General Gary Cheek and Rear Admiral Matt Nathan were asked to come on stage to accept a contribution from the American Freedom Foundation to Giftstoarmy.army.mil in the amount of $100,000! It has been the mission of the foundation to help our wounded warriors and their families in as direct a way as possible. Giftstoarmy.army.mil will direct this contribution to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Brooke Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital to help provide care to our wounded heroes. A hush came over the audience as Lieutenant General Wilson gave his moving remarks about our military and their families and what they meant to all of us.

  • 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.

  • Commanding General

    Oct 29, 2008

  • USARPAC Home

    Oct 28, 2008

  • Engineers uncase colors in Hawaii

    Oct 24, 2008

    The 130th Engineer Brigade offically uncased their colors during a ceremony at Schofield Barracks Oct. 23. The ceremony formally completed the brigade's move from Germany to Hawaii.

  • Soldiers conduct bilateral training with Japanese allies

    Oct 24, 2008

    In its continuing dedication to supporting Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs areas of responsibilities, I Corps and Fort Lewis played host Oct. 8-19 to the Japan Ground Self-Defense ForceAca,!a,,cs 22nd Regiment for two weeks of bilateral training.

  • Flu Shots

    Oct 24, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii- Specialist Laurie Choate, Health Care Specialist, U.S. Army, Pacific Special Troops Battalion, immunizes Sgt. Michael Starnes, USARPAC STB, against influenza. Units from Fort Shafter, in cooperation with Tripler Army Medical Center staged a mass influenza vaccination clinic for the post.

  • New Theater Signal Commander

    Oct 24, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Commander, U.S. Army, Pacific, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, passes the 311th Signal Command (Theater) colors to 311th Incoming Commander Brig. Gen. Alan Lynn signifying the official change of command from Outgoing Commander Maj. Gen. Donna Dacier during an Oct. 17 ceremony at Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle.

  • '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?

  • 2nd Infantry Division celebrates 91 years

    Oct 24, 2008

    The 2nd Infantry Division celebrated its 91st birthday Oct. 24 at Camp Red Cloud, Korea.

  • Warriors work together for WPI

    Oct 23, 2008

    During the War Path I exercise at Camp Casey, 210th Fires Brigade's Thunder Inn Dining Facility Soldiers received reinforcement from Headquarters and Headquarters Support Company, Division Special Troops Battalion's Kimbourne Dining Facility at Camp Red Cloud.

  • Commander's Corner: ACS important in all phases of deployment

    Oct 23, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" Army Community Service (ACS) provides a wide range of programs and support services to assist Soldiers and family members throughout deployment.

  • Spouses join Soldiers for predeployment briefing

    Oct 23, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 600 Soldiers and family members became better prepared for their upcoming deployment at a deployment briefing and exposition, Oct. 17, at the Nehelani.

  • Bridging the Gap: Wildcards, 601st ROK aviators exchange technical, cultural expertise

    Oct 22, 2008

    The 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation (Air Assault) Regiment, also known as, Wildcards, hosted several members of the Republic of Korea 601st Aviators Battalion Oct. 9 as part of an ongoing officer professional development and exchange program.

  • Lynn assumes command of 311th TSC

    Oct 20, 2008

    311th Signal Command (Theater) Change of Command and Maj. Gen. Donna Dacier's retirement

  • 500th MI Brigade meets its retention goals, earns recognition

    Oct 20, 2008

    The 500th Military Intelligence Brigade Retention Award Ceremony, October 7, awarded deserving unit for meeting they 2008 retention goals. Eight Soldiers were also reenlisted at the start of the award ceremony.

  • Soldiers see results with new PT regimen

    Oct 20, 2008

    Soldiers from Headquarters Detachment, 500th Military Intelligence Brigade have every opportunity to succeed with newly designed and implemented fitness program, Special Population PT.

  • CW5 retires after 36 years of dedicated service

    Oct 20, 2008

    A distinguished 36 year-long military career came to an end October 3, when Chief Warrant Officer Five Rollie Purvis retired during a ceremony at the Kunia Tunnel, Hawaii.

  • USARPAC LINKS

    Oct 20, 2008

  • Survey gives customers representation

    Oct 17, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Customers who live, work, train or play on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) will have an opportunity to provide detailed feedback about garrison services. The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Installation Management Command (IMCOM) will be releasing its Customer Assessment Survey, which will be used to evaluate and improve the delivery of garrison services and programs to our Soldiers and families.

  • 25th Infantry Soldiers Take Part In AUSA Conference, Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 17, 2008

    Members and leadership of 25th Infantry Division attended the 2008 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting and exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. October 6-8.

  • MRAP Test Team wins top Army acquisition award

    Oct 17, 2008

  • Moore welcomed as newest Hawaii CASA

    Oct 16, 2008

    HILO, Hawaii Aca,!" On behalf of Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army-Pacific (USARPAC), swore in Hawaii island native William Moore as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA), recently.

  • Hope hangs on Clothesline Project

    Oct 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" In commemoration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Clothesline Project for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii kicked off at the Main Post Exchange, Oct. 1.

  • Pay, ID theft, legislation top agenda at Retiree Appreciation Day

    Oct 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Getting information to more than 8,700 Army retirees and surviving spouses who live in Hawaii is no easy task, especially when many of them donAca,!a,,ct surf the Internet. ThatAca,!a,,cs why the Retirement Services Office regularly canvasses its mailing list and invites those who can to attend its annual Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 4.

  • PTA training ranges benefit from solar energy

    Oct 16, 2008

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii Aca,!" If you havenAca,!a,,ct noticed, alternative energy resources to gas and oil-based energy are surging forward. One of the benefits here in Hawaii is the constant exposure to the sun and the use of its energy through solar panels.

  • Quilts warm, comfort the hearts of families with deployed troops

    Oct 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Quilting is a skill I have yet to master, but not because my mother didnAca,!a,,ct try to teach me. As a child, I watched her diligently work at a long table, numerous fabric patterns spread to each side. As she patiently explained the process, I watched her needle-battered fingers tell a story as well.

  • Thousands flock to Schofield for Oktoberfest 2008

    Oct 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers and family members broke out their lederhosen, feathered hats and appetites for Oktoberfest 2008, at Sills Field, here, Oct. 3. More than 3,000 people enjoyed the German feast of bratwurst, spatzle and sauerkraut, in addition to traditional music and games.

  • RDECOM Participates in HENAAC's 9th Annual College Bowl

    Oct 16, 2008

    HOUSTON Aca,!" AmericaAca,!a,,cs future Hispanic scientists and engineers were welcomed to HENAACAca,!a,,cs 9th Annual College Bowl in Houston Oct. 10, as part of HENAACAca,!a,,cs 20th Anniversary Conference. Students from across the country participated in the high-energy event to compete for scholarships and sharpen their professional skills before entering the technology industry.

  • 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.

  • K-Quad DFAC number 1 in Pacific Region

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" If you ask your father what comes to his mind when you say the phrase Aca,!A"Army chow,Aca,!A? he will most likely think about black, tar-like coffee, chipped beef on toast, and other food barely fit for human consumption. However, Aca,!A"this ainAca,!a,,ct your fatherAca,!a,,cs Army anymore.Aca,!A?

  • Absentee voting allows everyone to participate

    Oct 15, 2008

    The 2008 presidential campaign has entered the home stretch as Election Day quickly approaches. Soldiers and family members eligible to vote are being encouraged by the Army to take part in this political process.

  • Domestic abuse includes emotional, financial control

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Domestic abuse occurs when one person in an intimate relationship or marriage tries to dominate and control the other person. Abusers donAca,!a,,ct Aca,!A"play fair.Aca,!A? They use fear, guilt, shame and intimidation to wear you down and gain complete power over you. They may threaten you, hurt you or hurt those around you.

  • Commander's Corner: Blue Star Card program shows appreciation

    Oct 15, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" This monthAca,!a,,cs article highlights one of the many programs available to support spouses and family members of deploying Soldiers. As thousands of families prepare for the many challenges that these deployments bring, the entire garrison team remains committed to taking care of your family members while you are deployed.

  • Preventing domestic violence takes center stage

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2008, Col. Matthew Margotta, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, signed the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation, Sept. 22.

  • Vehicle care plan prior to deployment crucial

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" After a long and successful deployment, you finally make it back home to Hawaii. What would be better than a drive out to one of the many beautiful beaches or a trip into Honolulu or Waikiki' You and your buddies dump your deployment bags in the barracks and hop in the car and ... dude, where is the car'

  • 8th HRSC trades desert for beaches

    Oct 15, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers with the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center (HRSC) traded the sandstorms of Kuwait for the sandy beaches of Hawaii as they returned home, Sept. 26. At the redeployment ceremony, family members and friends welcomed the more than 80 Soldiers who spent the last 14 months at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Military ohana showcase star power

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The reality show craze is in full effect, and people nationwide are yearning for their 15 minutes of fame. Soon after the popular TV reality show Aca,!A"American IdolAca,!A? ended its seventh season, similarly Army HawaiiAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Operation Rising StarAca,!A? held its final event to determine the installation's best vocalist.

  • Wacker takes over responsibilities as 9th MSC's command sergeant major

    Oct 15, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) senior enlisted responsibilities changed hands from Command Sgt. Maj. Joven Miranda to Command Sgt. Maj. Forrest Wacker in a ceremony on the 9th MSC Parade Field, here, Sept. 28.

  • Wardle takes charge of Rear Det.

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!"Lt. Col. Randy Wardle assumed duties as the 25th Infantry Division's Rear Detachment commander, Oct. 1. Wardle comes to the position with a wealth of experience in communications, having served as the division's deputy communications officer, the executive officer for the 125th Signal Battalion, G6 for the division, and as the Secretary of General Staff under the commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division.

  • MPs add nonlethal weapons to arsenal

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers from the 39th Military Police Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, have a new set of nonlethal tools at their disposal.

  • AHFH offers new spouse briefing

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Service members new to Hawaii are benefiting greatly by attending several briefings; however, their spouses normally donAca,!a,,ct attend, even though much of the information at these talks pertains to the entire family.

  • Education Front: Educators, families discuss deployment impact

    Oct 15, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" More than 140 educators and family members gathered at two separate deployment briefings, Sept. 17 and 24, to learn firsthand how deployments affect children and teens in military families. In addition, attendees discovered ways to better support and communicate with those military children, and collected information on available resources should problems arise.

  • Baby massage stimulates bonding

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Babies are intuitive. They have a highly developed sense of touch and can often communicate their needs to parents without words.

  • Japanese, American Soldiers come together for bilateral exercise

    Oct 10, 2008

    Usually separated by an ocean, they have come together this month at Fort Lewis in pursuit of the same goals. Opening ceremonies were held Tuesday on North Fort Lewis for Rising Warrior 2008, a bilateral training exercise involving Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade, and the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. Rising Warrior will continue through Oct. 20.

  • Fisher House provides home away from home

    Oct 9, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" The Pacific Ocean created a breathtaking backdrop for the annual FounderAca,!a,,cs Day at the Fisher House here, Sept. 26. Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) cadets from Punahou High School kicked off the day with the presentation of colors as the National Anthem rang softly in the background. Chaplain (Capt.) Tim Wilson, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), then led the crowd in prayer.

  • All PTA law enforcement officers get expert marksmen

    Oct 9, 2008

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii Aca,!" No matter where you go, society requires the protection of a police force. This fact is true even in a remote location like Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), where it takes a force to secure this Army installation, day and night, rain or shine, weekends and holidays.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center Humanitarian Mission

    Oct 9, 2008

    One article, 3 photos As part of a humanitarian outreach program and the Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs (PACOM) mission to strengthen relationships and set conditions for regional security and prosperity, Tripler Army Medical Center sent specialized surgical teams to three Southeast Asia countries this year. The Department of Defense has a large number of humanitarian programs ongoing worldwide ranging from medical missions to fresh water projects to building schools.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center Ear, Nose, Throat Docs

    Oct 9, 2008

    One article and two images. As part of a humanitarian outreach program, Tripler Army Medical Center sent specialized surgical teams to three Southeast Asia countries this year. Tripler Army Medical Center is the Department of DefenseAca,!a,,cs tertiary referral medical center for Asia and the Pacific. The missions were part of the Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs (PACOM) mission to strengthen relationships and set conditions for regional security and prosperity.

  • 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.

  • EUSA band performs in two cultural festivals

    Oct 7, 2008

  • 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.

  • Fort Rucker's Army 10-Mile team takes top spot second year in a row

    Oct 6, 2008

    Fort Rucker's 10-Miler team takes first place honors again this year in the Open Mixed Team category.

  • 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.

  • USAPAC NCO Vies for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evaluation event Oct 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • USAPAC NCO Competes at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Zachary Ferrara responds to a grader after peforming emergency medical procedures on a casualty Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Every Soldier a Sensor

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, walks carefully through the lane to seek out improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, leaves the start point during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Map Check

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Sgt. Luke A. Solorzano reads a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Almost Finished

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific

  • Running with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, keeps focus during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific, tightens the straps on his ruck sack as he conducts pre-combat checks and inspections during the 2008 Department of the Army "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Public Affairs Office

  • 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.

  • "Backbone" of Joint Logistical Operation - Army NCOs

    Sep 29, 2008

    Soldiers, NCOs and Officers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) headquarters led Joint Logistics Over The Shore (JLOTS) 2008, Exercise Pacific Strike, June 1 to Aug. 1. Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th TSC, and the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division loaded their equipment for transport on the USNS Pililaau. The Pililaau brought the equipment to Camp Pendleton where it would be downloaded in-stream to the beaches of Camp Pendleton, where later all of it would be driven to Fort Irwin, Calif., for a mission rehearsal exercise prior to their deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Exiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific Command, looks for his sponsor as he exits the board appearance Sept. 29, during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Massage aids in stress release and overall health

    Sep 29, 2008

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii Aca,!" Rest & Recuperation (R&R) leave for military members means just that, and Soldiers find many different ways to relax with family and friends between trips overseas.

  • 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.

  • Soldier's ohana in Hawaii makes return memorable

    Sep 29, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" When Sgt. Nathan Rolens packed for his return to Honolulu last week, one item Aca,!" a pea-sized pebble Aca,!" took priority. In fact, the pebble was so special, Rolens decided to carry it on the flight with him.

  • 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.

  • Heating things up at the FRG chili cook-off

    Sep 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Family readiness groups (FRGs) from across the 25th Infantry Division put their cooking skills to the test, Sept. 19, at the Tropics, here, as part of Family and Morale, Welfare and RecreationAca,!a,,cs (FMWR) Chili Cook-Off.

  • 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.

  • Police teams compete for top honors

    Sep 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"You go left; you go right,Aca,!A? yelled the team leader dressed in full battle gear to his two snipers as they jumped out of the command vehicle.

  • 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.

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