Archive: Nov 2006

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  • Veterans Urged to Wear Military Medals On Veterans Day

    Nov 8, 2006

    With National Veterans Awareness Week underway and the national Veterans Day observance on Nov. 11, the Veterans Affairs secretary is urging all veterans to show their pride by wearing their military medals.

  • On Guard!

    Nov 8, 2006

    Sgt. Jack Thorn, from the 561st Military Police Company, 10th Mountain Division, provides security while fellow Soldiers talk to Afghan policemen about suspicious activity in their area in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Wounded Warrior Salute

    Nov 8, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Mia Sidlasky, a patient from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, salutes with The Old Guard Soldier Staff Sgt. Ebony Y. Flowers at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

  • America Proud

    Nov 8, 2006

    Soldiers from Grand Prairie TexasAca,!a,,c 2d Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment hold the nationAca,!a,,cs Colors for the pre-race National Anthem prior to the start of the Nov. 5 NASCAR Dickies 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway.

  • Soldiers Media Center tells Army story better, faster

    Nov 8, 2006

    The Soldiers Media Center activated today in a Pentagon ceremony that consolidates the Army's key command information organizations and represents an evolution in how the Army communicates.

  • Army homepage gets extreme makeover

    Nov 8, 2006

    The Army homepage, www.army.mil, got a new look today.

  • VA Secretary: Veterans Day particularly significant while nation at war

    Nov 8, 2006

    Observing Veterans Day is especially important this year as AmericaAca,!a,,cs military members put their lives in danger to protect the country and defend its freedoms, Veterans Affairs Secretary R. James Nicholson told American Forces Press Service.

  • The making of Army Strong

    Nov 8, 2006

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new advertising campaign will begin with the launch of three television ads Nov. 9, just before Veterans Day.

  • Grilling for CFC

    Nov 8, 2006

    Army Brig. Gen. Nolen Bivens, chief of staff, U.S. Southern Command, serves a hot dog to Luis Cruz, a Department of Defense policy officer, while Marine Maj. McClendon Waters, chief of staff executive officer, grills hamburgers and Shannon Ballentine, a Tri-County Combined Federal Campaign loaned executive, puts more burgers on the grill for Cheeseburgers for Charity Nov. 2. The charity fundraiser, part of the CFC which ends Nov. 15, raised just under $500 for CFC agencies. Members of SOUTHCOM have raised more than $50,000 so far.

  • Commander visits Guantanamo

    Nov 8, 2006

    Army Brig. Gen. Edward Leacock, deputy commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, briefs Adm. James Stavridis, commander, U.S. Southern Command, on detention operations Oct. 28 as Rear Adm. Harry Harris, commander, JTF-GTMO, right, and Navy Capt. Mark Leary, commander, Naval Station Guantanamo, listen. The briefing took place during the joint combatant commander's first visit to JTF-GTMO since taking command Oct. 19.

  • Army 10-Miler

    Nov 8, 2006

    Runners from the US Army South Participate in the Army 10-Miler in Washington DC.

  • U.S. Southern Command chief of staff visits local VA hospital

    Nov 8, 2006

    Brig. Gen. Nolen Bivens, U.S. Southern Command chief of staff, talks to a Veterans Administration Hospital patient while others look on during a visit Oct. 26. Leaders from SOUTHCOM visit the hospital monthly to talk with patients and hospital staff.

  • DoD Committed to Taking Care of Military Families

    Nov 7, 2006

    The one overriding lesson of the all-volunteer force is the importance of the military family, a top Defense Department official said here today.

  • Wounded Servicemembers Take on 26.2-Mile Challenge in New York

    Nov 7, 2006

    Dozens of war-wounded servicemembers lined up alongside the record crowd of 37,000 competitors for Nov. 5's New York City Marathon.

  • National Guard Troops Help Border Residents

    Nov 7, 2006

    Medical professionals from the Army National Guard and Texas state agencies offered basic dental care, medical exams, blood pressure and diabetes screenings, immunizations and pharmaceuticals to some 7,000 low-income residents along the Texas-Mexico border during the annual Operation Lone Star.

  • Gen. John Abizaid Quote - September 18, 2006

    Nov 7, 2006

    Gen. John Abizaid, commander, U.S. Central Command, in a Sept. 18, 2006 interview.

  • Quote by Gen. John Abizaid about the Iraqi forces.

    Nov 7, 2006

    Quote by Gen. John Abizaid about the Iraqi forces.

  • Training Quote by Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gaskin, drill sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga.

    Nov 7, 2006

  • Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) Training

    Nov 7, 2006

    Camp BuehringAca,!a,,cs Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain facility, commonly known as MOUT, is certainly no game. Trick and Troop C of the 2-107th Cavalry Regiment of the Ohio National Guard leave for Iraq this month; this is among the final training exercises they will complete before leaving.

  • Veterans urged to wear military medals on Veterans Day

    Nov 7, 2006

    With National Veterans Awareness Week underway and the national Veterans Day observance on Nov. 11, the Veterans Affairs secretary is urging all veterans to show their pride by wearing their military medals.

  • Nemechek battles to an 18th-place finish in Texas

    Nov 7, 2006

    Though Joe Nemechek fought a handling problem and a broken axle, the U.S. Army driver managed to notch an 18th-place finish Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • Remembering Veterans Day

    Oct 4, 2011

    The following commentary is reprinted courtesy of Michelle Cuthrell, a freelance writer whose husband is assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade at Fort Wainright, Alaska. This story first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.

  • New Web site offers training, resources for casualty assistance, notification officers

    Nov 6, 2006

  • New Web site offers training, resources for casualty assistance, notification officers

    Nov 6, 2006

  • New Web site offers training, resources for casualty assistance, notification officers

    Nov 6, 2006

    WASHINGTON Aca,!" A new Casualty Assistance Training and Resource Web site is available on S1NET, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Battle Command Knowledge System, to help those who aid family members after a SoldierAca,!a,,cs death.

  • Freedom Team Competes in New York City Marathon

    Nov 6, 2006

    Approximately 70 recently disabled war heroes completed the 2006 New York City Marathon Sunday. The athletes were part of the Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded War Veterans, sponsored by the Achilles Track Club, a non-profit organization that gives disabled people the opportunity to compete in a variety of sporting events.

  • Soldiers take it on the chin for Hispanic Heritage Month

    Nov 6, 2006

    12 Soldiers from all across Germany traded blows and even knocked each other unconscious, yet not a single Article 15 was issued. No, the Army has not gone soft on punishment, this was boxing. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Wiesbaden Fitness Center hosted an amateur boxing match Oct. 20.

  • Army Secretary views MiTT training at Fort Riley

    Nov 3, 2006

    Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey met with 1st Infantry Division Military Transition Team members at Fort Riley yesterday.

  • 4th IA opens multi-use compound

    Nov 3, 2006

    The 4th Iraqi ArmyAca,!a,,cs 3rd Brigade celebrated the grand opening of its new multi-use military compound during a ribbon cutting ceremony at Patrol Base Andrea located west of Sulaimanya in northern Iraq, Oct. 16.

  • Army Strong

    Nov 3, 2006

  • Re-enlistment Ceremony

    Nov 3, 2006

    4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division Command Sgt. Maj. David Turnbull, Oct. 14, 2006, during the ArmyAfAcAc'A!Ac"Acs largest-ever reenlistment ceremony during a deployment, in which more than 300 Soldiers from the Iraq-bound brigade reenlisted, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait

  • VA secretary pins Purple Heart on three Soldiers

    Nov 3, 2006

    Citing the long, proud tradition of sacrifice and valor of Americans in combat, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson yesterday awarded the Purple Heart to four servicemembers wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Artillery Fire

    Nov 3, 2006

    Soldiers send a 105 mm howitzer round downrange during a fire mission outside Forward Operating Base Kalsu, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • Army Secretary views MiTT training at Fort Riley

    Nov 3, 2006

    Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey met with 1st Infantry Division Military Transition Team members at Fort Riley yesterday.

  • Six Soldiers advance to Military Idol semifinals

    Nov 2, 2006

    Six Soldiers sang their way into the Military Idol semifinals at Wallace Theatre Monday.

  • Army scorpion expert in Kuwait stung by insect, irony

    Nov 2, 2006

    A soldier dedicated to studying dangerous wildlife recently got attacked by one of the aggressive fat-tailed scorpions he spent months warning other Soldiers to avoid.

  • Information Assurance Protects From Inside

    Nov 2, 2006

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" Three simple keys, when struck in unison, open an entire world of information with a password.

  • Air Traffic Service Soldiers Deploy to Iraq Theatre of Operations

    Nov 2, 2006

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss. - Over 60 more Soldiers with the Arkansas Army National Guard departed Camp Shelby, Miss, on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, for their yearlong deployment in Iraq. Family members and Guard leaders gathered at Camp Shelby Monday to bid farewell to the Soldiers, who are deploying with Company D, 1st Battalion, 114th Aviation (Air Traffic Services) of the 77th Aviation Brigade.

  • Army praises AFMC units for future battlefield improvements

    Nov 2, 2006

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFPN) -- Two Air Force Materiel Command units -- the Air Force Research Laboratory's Human Effectiveness Directorate and the Aeronautical Systems Center Special Operations Forces Systems Group -- recently teamed with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center's Future Force Warrior Advanced Technology Demonstration program office to experiment with bridging the communications gap between ground-based Army troops and tactical air control party, or TACP, Airmen.

  • Intensive Search Continues for Kidnapped Soldier

    Nov 2, 2006

    An intensive search continues for Spc. Kousay Altaie, a 41-year-old U.S. Army Reserve soldier kidnapped Oct. 23 outside BaghdadAca,!a,,cs International Zone, a spokesman for Multinational Force Iraq told reporters during a Baghdad briefing today.

  • USAREUR Soldiers Participate in Polish Pilgrimage

    Nov 2, 2006

    Some US Soldiers in Europe joined thousands of their Polish and other European counterparts to pay tribute to the legendary protector of Poland. USAREURs Richard Bumgardner has more on the Soldiers experience during the annual 10-day pilgrimage to honor the Black Madonna of Czestochowa.

  • Business Transformation

    Nov 2, 2006

  • Sudan Soldier at BCT - The Army Today 11-1-06

    Nov 2, 2006

    A Soldier who grew up in Sudan and is now at Basic Combat Training says he joined the US Army out of gratitude to America for saving his life. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Thirteen Soldiers sing for Military Idol honors

    Nov 2, 2006

    Army Knowledge Online is your ticket to watch the competition and help select the second Military Idol.

  • Afghan Leader Visits Kabul Military Training Center

    Nov 1, 2006

    The speaker of the Afghan National Assembly's Lower House visited the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) Oct. 31 to get a first-hand look at Afghan soldier training.

  • Afghan Interpreters Save Lives, Impart Knowledge

    Nov 1, 2006

    Training for missions, which the Afghan Army and police are doing at JRTC, Fort Polk, the U.S. Army's premier training center, would not be as effective without Afghan interpreters.

  • Iraqi, U.S. Soldiers Work to Save Saab al Bour

    Nov 1, 2006

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