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  • Logistics Soldiers train Iraqis in fuel, ammunition

    Jul 29, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have a unique mission providing logistical training and support for numerous American and Iraqi units in Kirkuk.

  • Senior logisticians get first-hand view of ongoing Iraq drawdown efforts

    Jul 29, 2009

    Thirteen senior logisticians met in Iraq to discuss the plans for continuing the responsible drawdown of forces and equipment in Iraq and the repositioning of assets to Afghanistan.

  • Transporters honored with St. Christopher award

    Jul 29, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Seven transporters received the military order of Saint Christopher award here July 9.

  • Soldiers, families stay connected using reading program

    Jul 29, 2009

    "That is good," said the fish. "He's gone away, yes. But your mother will come. She will find this big mess," goes the timeless story of the Cat in the Hat.

  • Container Repair Yard increases production, reaches milestone

    Jul 28, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Just seven months ago, Joint Base Balad's Iraqi-owned container repair yard consisted of forty-five workers and a quota to repair a minimum of sixty containers per month.

  • Fort Lewis' 80th Ordnance Battalion Receives Combat Patch

    Jul 28, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 80th Ordnance Battalion, from Ft. Lewis, Wash., conducted a combat patch ceremony here July 7, to recognizing 30-consecutive days in a combat zone.

  • Sustainers, Al Seqir partner to move cargo around Iraq

    Jul 27, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers of the 49th Transportation Battalion, a subordinate unit of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), control and track all ground and air movements around Iraq daily in support of Coalition forces.

  • Sustainers take control of warehouse

    Jul 27, 2009

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - Soldiers of the 639th Quartermaster Company partnered to manage the East Liberty Supply Support Activity warehouse, an array of supply items for base customers here and the surrounding camps and forward operating bases.

  • Sustainment Bn., mission complete, with courage

    Jul 27, 2009

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - The Rockville, Md., 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted a transfer of authority ceremony with the 620th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion from St. Louis, Mo., here July 2.

  • MNF-I Commander visits 3d ESC

    Jul 27, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Gen. Ray Odierno, Multi-National Force - Iraq commander, visited the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) here, July 21

  • Forward redistribution point saves taxpayer dollars

    Jul 27, 2009

    Shipping containers arrive here every day at the forward redistribution point, filled to the brim with every imaginable item: toilet paper, pens, pencils, turbine engines, humvee repair parts, even a rock climbing wall.

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

    Jul 24, 2009

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Grippe visits Joint Base Balad

    Jul 24, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank A. Grippe, Multi-National Corps-Iraq senior enlisted leader, visited Soldiers at Joint Base Balad, Iraq July 22, 2009.

  • EOD NCO reaches five-year mark after tough, life-changing injury

    Jul 23, 2009

    Soldier overcomes disability challenges despite missing limb.

  • Texas unit at home in Iraqi wilderness

    Jul 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - For the second time in four years, troops from a Texas National Guard unit finds themselves in the full time service to their state and nation supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Knight brings Ohio elementary school a special gift

    Jul 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq -For one Soldier of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, going back to her hometown on a rest and recuperation break involved more than visiting Family members and relaxing.

  • Northwestern 'Neighbors' partner for medevac training

    Jul 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Recently, two Pacific Northwest-based Army National Guard units partnered in Iraq for medical evacuation training at the Air Force Theater Hospital here.

  • Texas Guardsmen ready to go home

    Jul 22, 2009

  • Dark Knights make firing range a safe place

    Jul 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers from the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, qualified on their M16 rifles at Sykes range here June 22-24.

  • Soldier, civilian united by green thumbs

    Jul 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - A splash of green. It's the first thing that strikes a visitor when he sees Chief Warrant Officer 3 David M. Craig's containerized housing unit-a splash of green in a sea of uniformity.

  • Vietnam veteran re-enlists in Iraq

    Jul 21, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Hershel L. Mayfield, a native of Tallassee, Ala., has been serving in the Army for 39 years; thirty-seven of which were with the 158th Maintenance Company, part of the Alabama Army National Guard.

  • Fiscus takes reins of the 1st Bn, 402nd AFSB

    Jul 21, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq -- Lt. Col. Paul R. Fiscus assumed command of the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in a ceremony here July 8, presided by Col. Brian R. Haebig, the 402nd AFSB commander.

  • Coalition leaders, Al Ghizi Shaykhs met to discuss CMO

    Jul 21, 2009

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Kansas based Army National Guard command and civil military operation leadership introduced four Al Ghizi tribal shaykhs to incoming Coalition CMO leaders during a luncheon here June 30.

  • Portland Soldiers participate in new MRAP training, prepare for Iraq roads

    Jul 21, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Soldiers from the Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 218th Field Artillery Regiment, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, an Army National Guard unit from Portland Ore., are participating in a special drivers training in Kuwait in advance of the unit's convoy security mission in Iraq.

  • Webster University offers credits for Civilian Education System course

    Jul 20, 2009

    Army Civilian Corps senior leaders now have another incentive for attending the Army Management Staff College.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Injured Veterans Summit Mount Rainier

    Jul 16, 2009

    A little more than a year ago, the vehicle Mario Barragan was riding in was struck by a roadside bomb in AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs Helmand Province. The blast killed one Soldier and severely wounded Barragan and a fellow Soldier. Barragan, along with two other Soldiers injured in the line of duty, attempted to summit 14,410 foot Mt. Rainier with more surgeries scheduled after the climb.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Q-West Soldiers compete in triathlon

    Jul 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - As the sun began to rise in the northern Iraqi sky, Capt. Peter Lewis, commander, Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, briefed a group of Soldiers here June 28. The brief was not of routes or military maneuvers but a briefing for the first triathlon held in northern Iraq.

  • Sustainers Iraqis partner to build business initiatives

    Jul 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Coalition Soldiers will partner with local Iraqi business leaders to teach business skills at an extravaganza bazaar here July 4.

  • Transportation Soldiers double-up on safety

    Jul 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Col. Martin B. Pitts, commander, 16th Sustainment Brigade, tied green safety streamers to the guidons of two companies from the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sust. Bde., during a ceremony at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation base complex here June 30.

  • U.S., Afghan Forces Medically Assist Wounded Insurgent

    Jul 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Soldiers medically evacuate an insurgent, who was wounded after attacking coalition forces.

  • Gunfight in Barge Matal, Afghanistan

    Jul 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division fight insurgents in Nuristan, Afghanistan, duing Operation Mountain Fire

  • Afghans help build base

    Jul 15, 2009

    An Afghan villager carefully places a brick while constructing a wall at Forward Operating Base Bostick in Konar Province, Afghanistan, as part of ongoing base expansion in the country.

  • Container Management A Must

    Jul 15, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Grace Williams, Victory Base Complex Garrison Container Manager, recently attended a container management conference in Kuwait where she learned that the Department of Defense has spent more than 640 million dollars on the purchase and leasing of containers in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Brig. Gen. Lally visits 49th Trans. Bn

    Jul 15, 2009

  • NCOs can resolve problems

    Jul 15, 2009

  • PLS vehicle: Backbone of distribution

    Jul 15, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - The Palletized Load System is odd looking but is touted as the vehicle backbone of the Army's distribution and resupply system.

  • NCOs need to practice what they preach

    Jul 15, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class Jenny Anne Bright believes noncommissioned officers have to practice what they preach.

  • Army announces next Iraq rotation

    Jul 14, 2009

    Three division headquarters and eight brigade combat teams have been scheduled to support Operation Iraqi Freedom in the next rotation beginning this fall.

  • 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.

  • Army's second oldest branch celebrates its 234th birthday

    Jul 14, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The Adjutant Generals Corps, the Army's "go-to" branch for nearly all things related to personnel, celebrated its 234th birthday here June 13 at an event hosted by 10th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers.

  • Sustainers partner to provide IA medic training

    Jul 14, 2009

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - An ongoing Sustainer partnership provided combat life saver skills to the Iraqi Army during a five day training course here June 15 - 19.

  • Deployed fathers take advantage of technology

    Jul 14, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - A deployed Soldier's toughest challenge may be separation from Families for an extended period of time, but many Soldiers here take advantage of the various forms of communication devices to remain in contact with their loved-ones in the states.

  • 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.)

  • Medical Mountaineering

    Jul 13, 2009

    Soldiers of 1st Special Forces Group conduct mountain medical training

  • Q-West opens new ammunition supply point operations center

    Jul 13, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - A small detachment of Soldiers at the ammunition supply point here said goodbye to their tiny "conex," or container express, and welcomed a new, air-conditioned building June 29.

  • I-BIZ owners, attorneys discuss Iraqi labor law

    Jul 13, 2009

    Business owners from the local Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone met to discuss Iraqi labor law, June 29.

  • Band Members Embark on a Historic Tour

    Jul 10, 2009

    Early the morning of June 25, 73 Soldiers drawn from the 56th Army Band, the 1st Cavalry Division Band, the 25th Infantry Division Band, and the 34th Infantry Division Band boarded a C-17 airplane and headed to Contingency Operating Base Basra on the first leg of the July Fourth Celebration Concert tour.

  • Fort Lewis Soldier nails down spot at 12th World Track and Field Championships

    Jul 9, 2009

    Give hammers to most people, and they'll pound a few nails. Mike Mai prefers to throw one far enough to reach the world championships. With his third-place finish in the hammer throw at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Eugene, Ore., late last month, Mai secured a spot on the U.S. team for the 12th World Track and Field Championships Aug. 15 to 23 in Berlin.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Windy City NCO wants to be part of history

    Jul 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - "I want to be a part of history," said Staff Sgt. Ronald White, squad leader, 51st Transportation Company, 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Hier at Al Asad

    Jul 9, 2009

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - There are approximately 20,000 dual military married couples in the Army today, where both partners must make sacrifices in service of their nation.

  • Soldiers hear message, address important issues to senior leader

    Jul 8, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe, Multi-National Corps-Iraq Command Sergeant Major, visits servicemembers throughout Iraq to gain insight on the issues that they face.

  • Ground broken on Fort Lewis splash park, playground facility

    Jul 7, 2009

    Fort Lewis continued its expansion and enhancement of facilities June 24, breaking ground on a splash park, playground and multipurpose facility. All three will be affiliated with the new Child, Youth and School Services sports complex on main post.

  • 'it's nothing personal'

    Jul 7, 2009

    He might have gotten into the martial arts for the wrong reasons, but Louis Davis seems determined to finish his taekwondo career in the right way. "I started when I was about 14 years old," Davis said. "I learned everything backwards. At that time, I was a kid with a chip on my shoulders. "The man upstairs put martial arts in my path to prevent me from going down a very bad road." Instead, he chose a route that led him into the Army nearly 15 years ago. Now a 38-year-old sergeant with the 602nd Forward Support Company, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Davis is much nearer the end of his competitive athletic career than the beginning. This weekend, he will take part in the USA Taekwondo Senior National Championships in Austin, Texas.

  • Quartermaster Co. repair Soldiers' clothing

    Jul 7, 2009

  • Sustainers partner to improve Iraqi Army food service

    Jul 7, 2009

    CAMP UR, Iraq - Sustainers visited an Iraqi Army dining facility to observe the IA food operations and service here June 20.

  • Transportation Soldiers adapt to ever-changing mission

    Jul 7, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The Soldiers of 3rd Platoon, 70th Transportation Company, 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have adapted to ever-changing mission requirements here.

  • NCOs need to look to the left

    Jul 7, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Sgt. Guillermo Martinez Quintana, a native of Mayaguez, P.R., says that every noncommissioned officer needs to look to his left.

  • M's celebrate Army's birthday with Fort Lewis Soldiers

    Jul 6, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Barnes walked toward the mound at Safeco Field, while approximately 25,000 spectators cheered him on. Within seconds, the ball left his hand and traveled 60 feet and 6 inches across home plate. The whole ceremonial process of throwing the first pitch at a Major League baseball game, including walking on and off the field, went as quickly as the fastball he threw.

  • NBA all-star shows his appreciation to Fort Lewis

    Jul 6, 2009

    Former University of Washington and current Portland Trailblazer star Brandon Roy, and Seattle Seahawk linebacker and first round draft pick Aaron Curry visited Fort Lewis to sign autographs, talk with fans and show their appreciation for Soldiers and their families.

  • Fort Lewis unit 'ready for anything'

    Jul 6, 2009

    The 'Outlaws' from 62nd Chemical Company, 23rd Chemical Battalion hone their skills at Yakima Training Center.

  • Fort Lewis, prison share unique goal of restoring native prairie land

    Jul 6, 2009

    The relationship might be an unconventional one, but together Fort Lewis and the Stafford Creek Correctional Facility share a common goal - restoring native prairies. The grasses native to the prairies, which are primarily located at Fort Lewis, have been crowded out by invasive species. Stafford Creek offenders began the reintroduction process of indigenous prairie grasses by sowing five different types, while Fort Lewis will later receive the cells and plant them in an on-post nursery.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers learn about biometrics at JRTC

    Jul 6, 2009

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in a biometrics class at the Joint Readiness Training Center as part of their training for the unit's upcoming deployment to Iraq. Biometrics is the science of using physiological features, such as fingerprints or irises, as a method of identification, said James Langston, the class instructor and JRTC field support engineer. In the field, said Langston, one of the key pieces of biometrical equipment is the Handheld, Interagency, Identity Detection Equipment, which debuted in 2004.

  • Fort Lewis obedience classes response to banned dog policy

    Jul 6, 2009

    An Army policy banning aggressive-breed dogs from on-post housing, coupled with the occasional dog attack occurring on Fort Lewis, led to The Pet Brigade's decision that it was time to do something. Two weeks ago, the Pet Brigade started offering dog obedience classes.

  • Commentary: Weight gain leads to new mission

    Jul 6, 2009

    It's funny how increased weight and poor conditioning can sneak up on you. It's even funnier that the solution can be right under your nose, if you just look for it.

  • Fort Lewis Stryker brigade 'trained and ready'

    Jul 6, 2009

    Emboldened by thin coalition presence, strong tribal allegiances and radical doctrine that would return Afghanistan to seventh-century Shariah law, the Taliban has tightened its grip on the southern part of the country. But a U.S. force is en route to inconvenience the jihad. "We're going to the heart, the birthplace of the Taliban," said Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Prosser, the senior enlisted Soldier of 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. "(The Taliban) had better pray 10 times a day instead of five, because we're bringing a lot of folks with a lot of guns and we're bringing hell with us."

  • Fort Lewis Stryker brigade marks its departure for Afghanistan

    Jul 6, 2009

    The six battalions and cavalry squadron that make up 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division formed on Watkins Field June 19, signaling the end of preparations for war by "the most advanced ground combat formation in history," according to their commander.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers harness new skills

    Jul 6, 2009

    An infantryman's long education isn't over when he graduates from his One Station Unit Training. There are a multitude of special skills unique to certain units that must be learned and practiced.

  • TF 1-161 Gulf War Veteran gives insight on Iraq's future during his final days in a familiar la

    Jul 6, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - "Go Long!" called out one member of the Washington National Guard's Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment as they broke out a football for a five-hour layover at Contingency Operating Base Speicher

  • Indiana Guard Soldiers bid farewell

    Jul 6, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers of the Indiana National Guard's 1538th Transportation Company from Elkhart, Ind. recently celebrated the end of their mission here.

  • Soldiers in Iraq enjoy taste of home over holiday weekend

    Jul 6, 2009

    Thousands of pizzas were served to Soldiers during the 4th of July celebration Saturday.

  • Journey's end: The father of a Fort Lewis Soldier finishes son's book after his death in c

    Jul 6, 2009

    The bond between a Fort Lewis Soldier and his father has survived death and become tangible in a unique book. The volume will soon join the growing number chronicling Iraq combat experiences, but "Last Journey: A Father and Son in Wartime" is different. The author sets the accounts of his son's concurrent military, intellectual and internal lives in the biography of a truly exceptional Soldier, adding his own narrative to his son's original e-mails and journal entries. In a literal labor of love, Darrell Griffin Sr., the father of a former 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division staff sergeant, finished the book he started in collaboration with the son he lost in Iraq. For his research and seeking closure for his grief, he made an improbable trip to Iraq to the Sadr City street where his son died.

  • Army celebrates, Soldiers reflect

    Jul 5, 2009

    The oldest and youngest Soldier assigned to I Corps, Multi-National Corps-Iraq compare their experiences.

  • Colbert goes 'commando' for a week

    Jul 5, 2009

    Stephen Colbert visits Baghdad to film "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" as a part of his USO tour.

  • Army takes new approach to suicide prevention

    Jul 5, 2009

    Story highlights new Army suicide prevention program

  • Transporters wrap up tour in Iraq

    Jul 1, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers from the 1538th Transportation Company conducted their final mission on June 5, wrapping up a successful 12-month deployment, and marked the end of their deployment with a transfer of authority ceremony here June 25.

  • 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.

  • 404th AFSB shows Stryker brigade that 'Sustain to Win' is way of life

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. - There are no "big box stores" in the desert. So what does a commander do when his unit is facing a show-stopping maintenance glitch' Who's a leader to call' Not Ghostbusters. They won't make house calls

  • 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.

  • From academia to the Arsenal: 22 interns get Army experience at RIA

    Jun 30, 2009

    Interns from throughout the country are learning to work for one of the most important organizations in the world ... the U.S. Army. As 22 college students are learning, the Minority College Relations Program is turning out to be the experience of a lifetime.

  • Green Berets lead Parade

    Jun 30, 2009

    The City of Yelm, Wash. annually hosts a gathering of residents. The beginning of this celebration is a parade that proceeds down the main street of the community.

  • Max visits Taji's Tenn. Guardsmen

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Brig. Gen. Terry "Max" Haston, the Tennessee Army National Guard assistant to the adjutant general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Breece, the Tenn. ARNG senior enlisted leader, visited Soldiers from the 776th Maintenance Company here May 27.

  • Athletic NCO pushes Soldier care

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Alaska's Sherpas sustain Coalition forces across Iraq

    Jun 30, 2009

    Twenty-eight Alaska Guardsmen, flying C-23 Sherpa aircraft, deliver cargo and transport service members around Iraq every day to sustain Coalition forces.

  • Quartermaster Co. completes mission

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - The 590th Quartermaster Company from Fort Drum, N.Y., a field service company deployed here in March 2008, transferred its authority to the 855th QM Co., from South Bend, Ind., June 12.

  • 287th Sustainment Brigade Begins MRAP Rollover Training

    Jun 29, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Knowing what to expect and how to react during a vehicle rollover were the learning objectives of the 287th Sustainment Brigade's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Egress Training here May 29

  • The Mobile Redistribution Team saves taxpayer dollars

    Jun 29, 2009

    JOINT SECURITY STATION LOYALTY, Iraq - As part of the responsible drawdown of forces in Iraq, leaders are presented with a number of challenges. One of these challenges is, 'what do we do with all this stuff''

  • Iraqi logisticians 3d ESC leaders discuss operations

    Jun 29, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Iraqi Army and 3d Sustainment Command Expeditionary leaders from across Iraq met here to discuss current and future operations of Iraqi Army supply and maintenance systems June 23.

  • Wounded warriors return to Iraq

    Jun 29, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - It was the third charge, the third explosion of a roadside bomb that took off his leg. The last time Sgt. Christopher A. Burrell was in Iraq he was pulled from a burning vehicle in Sadr City, a neighborhood in Baghdad. A tourniquet applied by another Soldier saved his life, but a nurse here at the Air Force Theater Hospital had to break the tragic news-his left leg was gone, taken by an explosively formed projectile.

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS SEEK CANDIDATES FOR ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION

    Jun 25, 2009

    Army Parachute team seeks candidates for Assessment and Selection.

  • Army Evaluation Task Force Soldiers Test New Systems During STX

    Jun 25, 2009

    Story is about two days of a two-week company STX to run battle scenarios using high-tech Future Combat Systems equipment. Both days included media on the battlefield training for the company commanders. Story also mentions that FCS is changing its name to Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization. Four photos of field training are included.

  • Medics turn aid station into Afghan emergency room

    Jun 25, 2009

    Outside Forward Operating Base Blessing, combat medics serving with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, spend every morning combing through a crowd of sick or injured Afghans desperate for medical attention.

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