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  • Year of the NCO, engaged III Corps Leaders: Eleven 4th BCT Soldiers step up to lead in 1st Cav Div

    Feb 19, 2009

    COB ADDER, Iraq - Eleven newly-promoted noncommissioned officers, assigned to the 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in an induction ceremony at the Memorial Hall Feb. 1.

  • Generals discuss SATCOM capabilities of the past, present and future

    Feb 19, 2009

    Interviews by Josh Davidson, of the Program Executive Office, Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T), on emerging and future satellite communications technology with Gen. Kevin Chilton, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence and Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley.

  • Suicide Prevention Stand Down

    Feb 19, 2009

    Chaplain (Col.) Jerry Stone goes over course material with Sgt. Justin Buttars, DeWitt Health Care Network, during a break from the suicide prevention stand down seminar Wednesday at Wood Theater. The prevention theme is 'Shoulder to Shoulder, No Soldier Stands Alone,' and was implemented by the vice chief of staff of the Army in response to the rising suicide rates the Army experienced from 2007 to 2008.

  • Engineer officer training graduates observe 90th anniversary of school

    Feb 19, 2009

    Graduates of Fort Belvoir's Engineer Officer Training School returned to the installation Sunday to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Engineer OTS of World War I. The event, which included a formal dinner, was highlighted by speeches from several guests, including the keynote speaker, Maj. Gen. Don Riley, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Pre-K program has students ready for the next step

    Feb 19, 2009

    A place full of new surroundings and all new faces may be intimidating to a young boy or girl just starting school for the first time. To help make a smooth transition, the Army has developed an initiative for kids to conquer those early anxieties. Called "Strong Beginnings," it's a pre-kindergarten program designed to prepare children for the next level of education.

  • All-Army Small Arms Championships set for March

    Feb 18, 2009

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will host the 2009 Army Rifle and Pistol Championships in conjunction with the U.S. Army Infantry Center from February 21 to 28 2009. Training and competitions are open to all Soldiers of all Army components, of any rank, with of any military occupational specialty, including West Point and college ROTC cadets.

  • Operation Clean Sweep well under way

    Feb 18, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Units across Fort Hood have been coming together to execute Operation Clean Sweep, an Army-wide effort to turn in and redistribute unneeded or unusable supply items.

  • Sustainment Soldiers honor black history month

    Feb 17, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Hundreds of Soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered Feb. 9 at Club Hood to honor black history month with a special prayer breakfast.

  • Fort Lewis based 'virtual staff ride' re-creates Baqubah battle

    Feb 13, 2009

    ground-breaking approach to training has arisen from interviews with 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment Soldiers about their three months of fierce combat from March to June 2007 in Diyala Province, Iraq. The Fort Lewis Battle Command Training Center introduced a feature on its Web page last week that allows units to take virtual staff rides, translating Syke's Regulars' neighborhood-by-neighborhood fight to oust al-Qaida from Baqubah into leadership-development training.

  • Commentary: Real lessons of history get lost in clutter

    Feb 13, 2009

    February is Black History Month followed by Women's History Month in March. Both observances seem to suffer from a common failing - trying to re-write history in light of what we wish had happened, rather than what did.

  • Sill NCO earns volunteer award

    Feb 13, 2009

    A Fort Sill NCO earns a volunteer award for his work with kids.

  • Fort Sill NCO explains role

    Feb 13, 2009

    A Fort Sill CSM explains the role of an NCO while on a firing line.

  • Army Training: For the Dogs

    Feb 13, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Robert Weddle, unlike most military dog handlers, has only enjoyed a partnership with Elmo for a short three months, only one of which being prior to deploying to Iraq's Contingency Operating Base Speicher, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Families coping together, how they made it through deployment

    Feb 12, 2009

    For better or worse. In garrison or on deployment. Army spouses learn quickly when they marry a Soldier, they also marry the Army. Frequent moves, long separations, combat deployments and long hours are the norm for Army Families, so they learn quickly to make the most of any time they have together.

  • Looking back on 3rd ACR's deployment

    Feb 12, 2009

    Col. Michael Bills, commander, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, is unabashedly proud about the regiment's Soldiers and their performance during their 15-month deployment to Iraq. "All heroes, every one of them," Bills said about the Brave Rifles Soldiers. Thirty months ago, 3rd ACR moved from Fort Carson, Colo., with 439 Soldiers and no equipment.

  • Year of the NCO: Mechanic teaches new troops tools for success

    Feb 12, 2009

    Maintaining tactical vehicles and ensuring they are combat ready can be considered a challenging task, but for Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division who work in the 'Thunder Horse' motor pool on base it's a routine operation.

  • Service personally rewarding for Cayanong

    Feb 12, 2009

    It's not uncommon for someone to have second thoughts about joining a branch of the military. However, that wasn't the case for Monica Cayanong. Cayanong, a first sergeant with the Army's Veterinary Command at Fort Belvoir, has recorded more than 20 years in a career filled with praise and accommodations. She was recently inducted into the elite Sgt. Audie Murphy Club and has aspirations of one day becoming a sergeant major.

  • Students get hands-on experience during Job Shadow Day

    Feb 12, 2009

    Students from Mount Vernon High School arrived at battalion head quarters on Fort Belvoir last Thursday for Job Shadow Day. Fort Belvoir's Public Affairs Office's Community Relations section put the event together to show students how education can lead into rewarding futures.

  • WINTER TRAINING IN YUMA PROVED TO BE A "CROWNING" AFFAIR

    Feb 11, 2009

    Miss U.S.A. Crystle Stewart jumps with the U.S. Army Parachute Team during winter training in Yuma Arizona.

  • The Citadel, a Kirkuk province historical site

    Feb 11, 2009

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade assumes Joint Logistics Command mission in Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2009

    The 45th Sustainment Brigade assumed responsibility of the Joint Logistics Command from 101st Sustainment Brigade, during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Feb. 7.

  • 96th Transportation Company Soldiers Match Skills During Truck Rodeo

    Feb 10, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - More than 80 Soldiers of the 96th Transportation Company, 419th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, recently showed off their driving abilities during a truck rodeo. The event remained open for a week in order to allow all Soldiers to compete after finishing their missions.

  • Wagonmaster Leaders Sit Down to Talk

    Feb 10, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - More than 100 junior leaders gathered Feb. 2 at the 15th Sustainment Brigade's Phantom Dome training area for a session of leader development aimed at creating better noncommissioned officers and leaders.

  • Wagonmasters host high school students for shadow day

    Feb 10, 2009

    The 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), hosted six local high school students Jan. 28 as a part of Killeen Independent School District's Groundhog Job Shadow Day.

  • Wagonmasters compete for Commander's Cup

    Feb 10, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), wrapped up a two-week competition Jan. 30 in the brigade's quarterly Wagonmaster Stakes.

  • Year of the NCO, Engaged III Corps Leaders

    Feb 9, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - A fresh winter rain from the previous night has turned Camp Taji into a pool of wet, sticky mud. Comparable to the slippery blizzard conditions experienced in some parts the United States, the slick mud on the large camp causes traffic to become lethargic, and Soldiers can be seen wearing waterproof boots, walking gingerly through the slosh as they make their way to work.

  • 69th ADA leaders renew emphasis on NCO education

    Feb 9, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Noncommissioned officers from 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade kicked off the "2009 Year of the NCO" at Raider Physical Fitness Center at Fort Hood Jan. 22. The brigade command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Tedd J. Pritchard, plans to host monthly "NCO University" classes.

  • Year of the NCO: Retired NCOs remember

    Feb 6, 2009

    The Year of the Noncommissioned Officer is well underway and NCOs are being honored Army-wide, but Fort Myer Military Community Command Sgt. Maj. Jefferson Varner III wants to ensure that the year-long celebration of enlisted leaders isn't limited to those currently serving.

  • Canadians train at Fort Sill

    Feb 5, 2009

    A Canadian artillery unit trains at Fort Sill

  • Blazing the trail: A Buffalo Soldier's Story

    Feb 5, 2009

    The Equal Opportunity Program at Fort Belvoir sponsored a Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Holiday Observance at DeWitt Hospital Friday. Maxwell was a guest speaker at the event.

  • Communication system loses weight, gains readiness

    Feb 4, 2009

    Time and communications are critical to operation security in a down-range environment, where the difference of minutes can save SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives. A Huntsville, Ala., company specializing in satellite communications has developed and deployed an ultra-portable communication system that hits the ground running with the warfighterAca,!"one that can be on satellite in less than an hour.

  • Helping Soldiers mend: nonprofit's dgital library, gaming donation add fun to healing process

    Feb 3, 2009

    CAUSE donates gaming digital library to Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade. This is the fifth gaming library this organization has donated to the Army's wounded Warriors

  • Atshiyana Village opens new elementary school in Kirkuk Province

    Feb 1, 2009

  • 'Ace of Cakes' treats U.S. Army, Hawaii To Special Military Cake

    Jan 30, 2009

  • Refurbished skating rink open at Fort Sill

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Sill completed refurbishment of a skating rink for MWR

  • Child obesity; a national epidemic

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Sill doctors talk about child obesity. First in a series

  • Range fires never left alone

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Sill has precautions against range fires

  • New FA Museum has new curator

    Jan 30, 2009

    The new Field Artillery museum has a new curator

  • FCP

    Jan 30, 2009

    Soldiers should have an FCP plan

  • TJAG praises team's preparations for I Corps deployment

    Jan 30, 2009

    The high quality of legal support to which Fort Lewis Soldiers and their families have become accustomed will continue through the deployment of the I Corps headquarters both in Washington and Iraq, said the head of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 9,000-member Aca,!A"law firm.Aca,!A? The 37th Judge Advocate General of the United States Army, known as the Aca,!A"T-JAG,Aca,!A? Lt. Gen. Scott C. Black, praised the installation Office of the Staff Judge Advocate during what might be his final visit to Fort Lewis

  • Village culvert connects Sunni Arabs, Turkomen

    Jan 29, 2009

  • Fort Hood transportation Soldiers support 56th Presidential Inauguration

    Jan 26, 2009

    WASHINGTON Aca,!" While much of the country was focused on the inauguration ceremony and parade for the nationAca,!a,,cs 44th President Jan. 20, a group of 25 Soldiers from the Fort Hood, Texas, based 49th Transportation Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), were working behind the scenes to ensure things went smooth.

  • Commentary - Good NCOs: you know them when you see them

    Jan 23, 2009

    ItAca,!a,,cs harder to list the qualities of a good noncommissioned officer than you might think. But everyone who has been in the Army can name NCOs they think are great.

  • Fort Sill's ADA BRAC expansion locked on

    Jan 23, 2009

    BRAC expansion for the ADA school is progressing on schedule

  • Fort Sill forms community council

    Jan 23, 2009

    Fort Sill and nearly 100 SW Oklahoma community leaders form a council to discuss local issues.

  • Transportation Soldiers return home

    Jan 22, 2009

    Transportation Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade return from 15 months in Iraq.

  • Motivated Soldier

    Jan 22, 2009

    A noncommissioned officer shows his motivation during a 15th Sustainment Brigade noncommissioned officer run down Battalion Avenue here, Jan. 15. The run was a way for the brigade to kickoff the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Year of the NCO.

  • Sustainment Soldiers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Hundreds of Soldiers from across the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered at Howze Theater here Jan. 13 to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Sustainment Soldiers work to keep in shape, even while pregnant

    Jan 15, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Normally, there arenAca,!a,,ct a whole lot of pregnant Soldiers in a given company at any one time, and that can make it difficult for pregnant Soldiers to stay physically fit during their pregnancy.

  • 15th SB Soldiers learn how to get out of debt and make money

    Jan 15, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" 15th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers learned how to take control of their personal finances in a class at the Phantom Warrior Center here, Jan. 8.

  • Wounded Soldier recognized for sacrifice, choice

    Jan 15, 2009

    Bonds of fellowship forged in combat, a desire to lead, and eagerness to continue serving despite tremendous odds, gives Spc. Christopher York an inner strength to endure much hardship. It gives him the strength of character and push that optimizes the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs motif -- Army Strong! On Dec. 15, 2007, York and several of his platoon members were on a patrol in Iraq as members of the 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kan. An explosive-formed projectile tore through his HMMWV while on the patrol and changed his life forever. Neither the three Soldiers, nor the Iraqi interpreter, in the truck were left unharmed.

  • U.S.A.P.T COMMAND AND STAFF ATTEND USS BUSH COMMISSIONING

    Jan 15, 2009

    Members of the U.S.A.P.T. (Golden Knights) attend the commissioning ceremony of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

  • Sustainment Soldiers deploy to Iraq, Afghanistan

    Jan 7, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" About 450 Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), started the New Year off in a new place Aca,!" the combat zone.

  • New CSM assumes role for 'Monarchs'

    Dec 29, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers of the 180th Transportation Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), welcomed a new senior enlisted advisor during a short ceremony Dec. 24 at Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Kieschnick Physical Fitness Center.

  • Finance detachment deploys

    Dec 29, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" With a strong freezing wind blowing across the tarmac, about 30 Soldiers from Detachment D, 230th Financial Management Company, walked slowly to a waiting plane Dec. 21, beginning their year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Installations to receive new SWET training devices

    Dec 22, 2008

    Power-projection platforms across the Army will soon receive the new Shallow Water Egress Trainers, or SWETs, designed to keep deploying Soldiers from drowning when their vehicles overturn into water.

  • 15th Sustainment Brigade trains on future now

    Dec 19, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The SoldierAca,!a,,cs face was lit by the soft glow from the three flat screen computer monitors lined up in front of him. His eyes flew over a rotating virtual battlefield. He could see where every friendly vehicle and unit was and instantly communicate with them.

  • Artists give back to troops

    Dec 18, 2008

    Singer John Ondrasik talks to the Fort Sill Cannoneer about "For the Troops II"

  • Racing Heroes Meet Military Heroes

    Dec 17, 2008

    Several professional racing drivers paid a visit to deployed military personnel and fans on Contingency Operating Base (COB) Speicher, near Tikrit Iraq Dec. 15.

  • www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

    Dec 16, 2008

    www.army.mil/warriorcaremonth is now www.army.mil/warriorcarenews

  • Army releases new training manual

    Dec 15, 2008

    The Army released the new field manual FM 7-0, Training for Full Spectrum Operations, at the Training General Officer Steering Committee conference at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Dec. 15.

  • Story time for Staff

    Dec 15, 2008

    Col. Larry Phelps, commander, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), reads "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," to his staff officers at the 13th ESC Holiday Ball in Salado Dec. 13.

  • Wagonmasters talk timing at prayer breakfast

    Dec 15, 2008

    Chicago native Maj. Ken Carlson, chaplain, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), talks to Soldiers Dec. 9 at the Freeman CafAfA Dining Facility during a prayer breakfast hosted by the brigade. Carlson told the Soldiers there was a time for everything, and now was their opportunity to be strengthened together spiritually as an Army family.

  • Technology improves unit communication

    Dec 12, 2008

    The annual Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment concluded this week with an open house on McKenna MOUT Wednesday that showcased more than 30 kinds of technology. The open house presented an opportunity for industry and military leaders to learn about the uses and advantages of technology studied during the experiment, said Harry Lubin, chief of Fort BenningAca,!a,,cs Live Experimentation Division with the Maneuver Battle Lab. Now in its fifth year, the experiment focused on the impact of network technology on small units.

  • DUI vehicle saves lives

    Dec 11, 2008

    A traveling presentation graphically shows Fort Sill Soldiers what effects alcohol can have on driving.

  • Haley's Holiday Hope

    Dec 11, 2008

    A 9 year-old Lawton girl, whose father is a Fort Sill Soldier is giving up her birthday presents and asking birthday part-goers to donate a toy to a local children's shelter.

  • Wagonmaster NCOs get schooled on education

    Dec 9, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Noncommissioned officers from across the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), gathered Dec. 2 at the Clear Creek Community Event Center here to learn up on education opportunities available to them and their Soldiers.

  • Wagonmasters hold FRG tree lighting, puppet show

    Dec 8, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"Three Aca,!A| two Aca,!A| one.Aca,!A? With the help of dozens of children, Col. Larry Phelps, commander, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), threw the giant switch lighting the brigadeAca,!a,,cs Christmas tree during a junior Family Readiness Group event Dec. 5 at the brigadeAca,!a,,cs headquarters.

  • Santa Claus visits 15th STB

    Dec 8, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"Ho, ho, ho. What do you want for Christmas little boy'Aca,!A? the bearded figure in the red suit asked the smiling child in his lap.

  • Army reacts to 10-K nuclear detonation

    Dec 8, 2008

    A 10-kiloton nuclear device detonates on American soil killing an estimated 100,000 people. It is the first major attack against the United States since the three-pronged terrorist attack Sept. 11, 2001. First responders are on the scene but are overwhelmed and request federal intervention. Such was the doom and gloom scenario during a command post exercise conducted at Fort Stewart, Ga., in mid-September. The exercise was dubbed Exercise Vibrant Response and was the first exercise of its kind for CCMRF -- CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force. CBRNE means chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives.

  • Country singer Tracy Lawrence enjoys lunch with Wagonmaster Soldiers

    Dec 4, 2008

    Country music singer Tracy Lawrence has lunch with about 20 Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Dec. 3 at the Freedom CafAfA Dining Facility. The singer was visiting Fort Hood for a CD signing and took the opportunity to have lunch with a few Soldiers.

  • Transforming the Army at war

    Dec 4, 2008

    ransforming the Army at war requires a careful balance between sustaining and enhancing todayAca,!a,,cs force to win, while investing in the future force to win the United StatesAca,!a,,c wars tomorrow. The Army Campaign Plan manages this transformation and provides guidance for the functions required to restore balance to the Army.

  • 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment welders

    Dec 3, 2008

    A group of Soldiers in Mosul work with fire and steel.

  • 297th Transfer Company Supports Signal Co. Redeployment

    Dec 2, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The Centralized Receiving and Shipping Point, or CRSP, is run by the 297th Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade.

  • 49th Trans' CSM passes the saber

    Dec 1, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Bivens replaced Command Sgt. Maj. Ricky Knox as 49th Transportation Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)Aca,!a,,cs senior noncommissioned officer at a ceremony at 15th SB here, Nov. 25.

  • Freeman CafAfA tops post Thanksgiving Competition

    Dec 1, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Walking up to the Freeman CafAfA to enjoy a meal this Thanksgiving, one might have noticed something not normally seen outside of Army dining facilities.

  • Care for wounded extends beyond physical

    Nov 26, 2008

    Soldiers recovering from injury and illness require not only medical care but mental and spiritual assistance as well. For Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Unit, who are focused on their recovery, there are time constraints and often physical limitations in their abilities to seek out the services offered to all Soldiers and Family members.

  • WTU empowers warriors to heal

    Nov 26, 2008

    Specialist Anthony Brawdy and Sgt. 1st Class Karl Pasco are two combat-arms Soldiers serving their country. Both Soldiers joined the Army, deployed to Iraq and were severely wounded while serving there.

  • Commentary: Fort Lewis spouse thankful for life's challenges

    Nov 26, 2008

    A Fort Lewis spouse talks about the challenges of military family life Aca,!" and the reasons we shoud be thankful for those challenges.

  • Fort Sill Fitness Walk

    Nov 26, 2008

    Close to 15,000 people across the area took part in the first CG's Challenge-Western miles Fitness Walk at Fort Sill Nov. 25.

  • 'Job Well Done': Bush makes final Presidential visit to thank 101st Airborne Division

    Nov 25, 2008

    President Bush visited Fort Campbell Nov. 25, to thank Soldiers who had recently returned from fighting in the War on Terror.

  • 15th SB schools Soldiers on sling load

    Nov 25, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"I hear a bird!Aca,!A? The group of Soldiers turned to face the soundAca,!a,,cs direction, shielding their eyes with their hands from the morning sun.

  • 15th SB spruces up Pershing Park

    Nov 25, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Residents of Pershing Park may not recognize their Community Life Center after its remodeling, Nov. 21.

  • Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade's spouses orientation

    Nov 25, 2008

    Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade commander, Col. David Thompson, asks spouses what the WTB could do better during the WTB Spouses Orientation Nov. 20 at Fort Hood's SoldiersAca,!a,,c Family Assistance Center. More than 30 spouses of Soldiers at the Warrior Transition Brigade at Fort Hood learned about the programs available to their Warriors during the Warrior Transition Brigades Spouses Orientation Nov. 20. The busy spouses asked Thompson to create a "Virtual Family Readiness Group." Thompson assigned the task that day and is looking to launching the virtual FRG in early December.

  • Family Engagement Kit

    Nov 25, 2008

    The USACRC has updated its Family Engagement Kit developed to encourage Family Members to take an active role in their SoldierAca,!a,,cs off-duty safety, particularly those returning from a deployment. Research has shown that some Soldiers take deployment and the return home in stride, without missing a beat, for others it not a seamless reintegration. Some individuals have a more difficult time trying to re-connect with their past life or to integrate and modify their deployment behavior into their present situation. Regardless of whether Soldiers are readying for a deployment, returning from a deployment or neither, Family Members are a front line of defense and can positively affect Soldiers behavior. This kit has simple, yet effective, Aca,!A"how toAca,!A? instructions combined with other useful aids to help Family Members take care of all our Soldiers.

  • Wagonmasters stand down for safety

    Nov 24, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers and civilians of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), took a day Nov. 20 to stand down and focus on safety issues at home and in the workplace.

  • New brigade CSM takes NCOs for a run, talks with junior enlisted

    Nov 24, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The noncommissioned officers of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), started the morning of Nov. 21 off right Aca,!" with a four-mile run.

  • Intel goes old school

    Nov 21, 2008

    When the 201st Military Intelligence Brigade was redesignated in July as the 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, it was clear changes were afoot for the intelligence gatherers. Under the command of Col. Robert Whalen, the brigade is in the process of developing a type of unit not widely used since the Vietnam Conflict Aca,!" a long range surveillance company.

  • From soldier to spaceman-A journey beyond the Army

    Nov 21, 2008

    This story is about an Army astronaut who is slated to launch on the space shuttle this summer. His mission will be several months long aboard the space station.

  • Folds Of Honor Foundation and Scholarships For Dependents

    Nov 20, 2008

    Description of the founding of Folds of Honor, a non-profit educational foundation to provide scholarships to the dependents of those killed or injured in the defense of the nation

  • Soldier finds her rhythm at work, on dance floor

    Nov 20, 2008

    The stress of being deployed to a combat zone can make it challenging for soldiers to find a daily battle rhythm. But one soldier here is taking action to make sure both her personal and professional life stay Aca,!A"in step.Aca,!A?

  • 377 Trans returns home

    Nov 18, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Returning home from a deployment from Iraq is one of the most joyous occasions in the Army.

  • Trans. Co trains for NTC, deployment

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" After a set of final checks, the convoy is ready to go. The convoy pulls out of their forward operating base and moves along their route, keeping watch for dangers along the way.

  • 15th SB 1st to push brigade "fort to port"

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Many Soldiers here know how time consuming it can be for a unitAca,!a,,cs equipment to be transferred around from the container yard, to the Deployment Readiness and Reaction Facility, to the line haul site, and finally shipped down to the coast.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- In this world it is hard enough to make history once, but Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody has done it twice in one day.

  • 4th Inf. Div.'s 'Outlaws' remain Army Strong

    Nov 14, 2008

  • Ironhorse medic provides much more than 'relief to the wounded'

    Nov 14, 2008

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Since the latter half of the 19th century, the International Red Cross has existed under various names and titles, names as broad as "International Committee for Relief to the Wounded."

  • Fort Lewis helped Casey, Army find balance

    Nov 14, 2008

    Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey discusses how visits with I CorpsAca,!a,,c Soldiers helped develop his goals for the Army.

  • I Corps gets 'rave reviews' from Chief of Staff for training performance

    Nov 14, 2008

    I Corps received an enthusiastic thumbs-up last weekend from the highest level of the Army hierarchy. Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. praised the performance of the I Corps headquarters during its recent two-week mission readiness exercise.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges all to walk for fitness

    Nov 13, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general challenges the local community to walk for fitness

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