Archive: Oct 2006

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  • Fitness guru talks spirit, body with Soldiers in Iraq

    Oct 12, 2006

    Billy Blanks - fitness guru, martial artist, actor and creator of Tae Bo - stopped here at the 4th Infantry Division Field House last week to work out with Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers and teach them to blend mental and physical fitness to meet their personal goals.

  • Soldiers in South Korea ready for war 365 days a year

    Oct 11, 2006

    "ItAca,!a,,cs a country that time has forgotten," said Special Operations Command, Korea, Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Kimmich of North Korea.

  • U.S. Army Soldiers assigned 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment patrol a road at sunset

    Oct 6, 2006

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment patrol a road at sunset during a cordon and search operation in Sheik Hamid, Iraq, Sept. 28, 2006, to gain information on terrorists cells operating in the area. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eli J. Medellin) (Released)

  • Fort Belvoir begins community shielding survey

    Oct 6, 2006

    Fort Belvoir is in the first stages of a program that can help the installation provide care for its members during a crisis. Community shielding, a concept developed by the Critical Incident Analysis Group at the University of Virginia, is a public preparedness strategy to shelter citizens in place during a weapons of mass destruction attack or other large scale catastrophe, said Gregory Saathoff, associate professor of research and executive director of the CIAG at UVA.

  • Army exhibit to highlight war-time "Call to Duty Aca,!" Boots on the Ground"

    Oct 5, 2006

    Soldiers' personal experiences, first-person documentaries, and interactive demonstrations highlight four "zones" comprising Aca,!A"The Army ExhibitAca,!' during the 2006 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Oct. 9-11, at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center.

  • Army Takes Delivery of Cannon-firing Platform for FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

    Oct 5, 2006

    The Army today took delivery of the firing platform for a new cannon artillery system that will reduce battlefield risk to Soldiers, while meeting an essential Army modernization requirement.

  • Army to test GM's fuel cell vehicle

    Oct 5, 2006

    The Army has become the first of General MotorsAca,!a,,c customers to receive the corporationAca,!a,,cs latest in fuel cell technology.

  • Signal command manages global communications from Hawaii

    Oct 5, 2006

    The Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs 311th Signal Command (Theater) became the newest element in the U.S. Army Pacific Command during a Sept. 15 ceremony at Fort Shafter.

  • ATC Hosts Future Combat Systems Technology Demonstration

    Oct 4, 2006

    On September 20 and 21, ATC hosted a Future Combat Systems (FCS) Technology Demonstration for Army Leadership, members of Congress and the media.

  • 205th's 'Unsung Warriors' return

    Oct 4, 2006

    The return of not one, but almost 300 Soldiers from the 205th MI Battalion, Saturday, after an almost year long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Camaraderie in combat: 1st Brigade always Ready

    Oct 4, 2006

    The Department of Defense has recently directed Soldiers of the 1st Armored DivisionAca,!a,,cs 1st Brigade Combat Team to extend their year-long rotation in Iraq. The brigade was slated to return home in January, but a recent decision was made for troops to stay for approximately six more weeks.

  • New Iraqi Plan Aims to Combat Sectarian Violence

    Oct 4, 2006

    New Iraqi Plan Aims to Combat Sectarian Violence

  • New Iraqi Plan Aims to Combat Sectarian Violence

    Oct 4, 2006

    Senior U.S. officials in Iraq are calling a four-point plan released yesterday by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to halt sectarian violence Aca,!A"a significant step in the right direction.Aca,!' MalikiAca,!a,,cs plan, released yesterday, aims at uniting Shiite and Sunni parties to reduce and ultimately stop growing sectarian violence that threatens Iraq. Aca,!A"This Aca,!A| shows that the Iraqi leaders want their country to succeed and are responding to the wishes of their people for security,Aca,!' said U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and Army Gen. George W. Casey, commander of Multinational Force Iraq.

  • WRAMC Soldiers To Provide 'Warrior Care' in Baghdad

    Oct 4, 2006

    Twenty-six Walter Reed Army Medical Center Soldiers will deploy to Iraq to support the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad.

  • Well-being: DOD Works to Reduce Military Suicides

    Oct 4, 2006

    Suicide rates in the military are about half the number of those in the general military-aged population for the same age groups, but the Department of Defense is reaching out to its members to help further reduce the number of suicides within its ranks, a DOD official said.

  • Army Readiness Detailed

    Oct 4, 2006

    Army Readiness Detailed

  • America Supports You: New England Group Keeps Troops Warm

    Oct 4, 2006

    A group from Massachusetts worked diligently on the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to keep the nationAfAcAc'A!Ac"Acs servicemembers warm.

  • Hiring Heroes' paves road to jobs

    Oct 4, 2006

    More than 200 wounded warriors, veterans and family members explored job opportunities and honed interview skills with job recruiters at a Hiring Heroes Career Fair on Fort Sam Houston Sept. 19.

  • Fort Carson CDC associate writes two books

    Oct 4, 2006

    Aca,!A"ThereAca,!a,,cs always some sacrifice that needs to be made when you leave children behind,Aca,!' Richardson said. Aca,!A"Kids are very confused and angry, so I wrote about what itAca,!a,,cs like to be a mother in the military.Aca,!'

  • Test Text

    Oct 4, 2006

  • Nemechek falls short in Kansas

    Oct 4, 2006

    Aca,!A"We were a splash of fuel away from having a good day," said Joe Nemechek after finishing 27th in Sunday's Nextel Cup race.

  • MND-B transfers control of FOB Duke to ISF

    Oct 4, 2006

    Iraqi officials and Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad leaders transferred responsibility of Forward Operating Base Duke to Iraqi security forces during a press conference Oct. 1.

  • U.S. Army privatizing transient lodging at 13 posts

    Oct 3, 2006

    The U.S. Army announced Sept. 28 its selection of Actus Lend Lease to create the Lodging Development and Management Plan as part of the Army's Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) Program. Under PAL, the Army plans to privatize transient lodging at 13 Army installations throughout the United States.

  • Army General Nominated to be International Security Assistance Force Commander in Afghanistan

    Oct 3, 2006

    The Secretary of Defense announced Sept. 21 that the President has nominated Gen. Dan K. McNeill for reappointment to the grade of general with assignment as Commander, International Security Assistance Force, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Afghanistan. McNeill is currently serving as Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia.

  • New simulator gives tank mechanics hands-on experience on Abrams

    Oct 3, 2006

  • Best Warrior

    Oct 3, 2006

    Warriors from around the world will gather here Monday - Oct. 6 to determine who is the most technically and tactically professional Soldier and noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army, during the fifth annual Department of the Army Soldier and NCO of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!' Competition.

  • Afghan NCOs become drill sergeants

    Oct 3, 2006

    The ninth class of Afghan National Army noncommissioned officers graduated the Drill Sergeant Training Course at the Kabul Military Training Center recently.

  • Army secretary visits Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Oct 3, 2006

    After spending time with Soldiers in Afghanistan last week, Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey says he continues to be pleased with progress being made in the war-torn country.

  • Iraqis take control of northern Diyala

    Oct 3, 2006

    Iraqis assumed control over a larger portion of their country during an Iraqis in the Lead Ceremony at Forward Operating Base Normandy Oct. 1.

  • Army Astronaut Returns to Earth

    Oct 3, 2006

    Astronaut U.S. Army Col. Jeffrey N. Williams is assisted by Russian search and recovery personnel after landing in Kazakhstan. Williams, who was in space for six months, was the primary flight engineer and NASA science officer aboard the International Space Station.

  • VCSA visits America's First Team

    Oct 3, 2006

    With deployment on the horizon, Soldiers at the Ironhorse Dining Facility quenched their qualms about leaving for Iraq with a little help from one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest-ranking senior leaders.

  • CGSC team helps Iraqi staff college

    Oct 2, 2006

  • Operation Warrior Trainer offered at Fort McCoy

    Oct 2, 2006

    An opportunity is available to Army Reserve and Army National Guard Soldiers returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom to participate in the Operation Warrior Trainer (OWT) program.

  • National observance honors physical therapists in October

    Oct 2, 2006

    October is National Physical Therapy Month. This month celebrates the pioneers of the profession as well as current physical therapists and the patients whose lives they change. A physical therapist is a professional who evaluates and treats a variety of diseases, conditions and injuries.

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