Archive: Dec 2006

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  • Anchors aweigh

    Dec 5, 2006

    National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum rides aboard a Coast Guard 25-foot boat while visiting Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Nov. 15, 2006. Blum was there to visit National Guard Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

  • Artists paint portraits for families of fallen Soldiers

    Dec 5, 2006

    Kaziah Hancock, an artist and patriot in Manti, Utah, has put her professional life on hold as a result of channel-surfing on the radio.

  • Concept perfected in Iraq, Afghanistan used along U.S. border

    Dec 5, 2006

    The National Guard Bureau chief got a look this week at how the forward operating base concept used for U.S. military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world can work for domestic missions, too.

  • Bringing smiles to children

    Dec 5, 2006

    Soldiers say that one of their most enjoyable and rewarding experiences in Iraq is bringing smiles to the local children while on patrol or during humanitarian missions.

  • Millions tune in for Army-Navy game

    Dec 5, 2006

    They might be brothers in arms, but for one weekend a year they're heated competitors in one of the biggest rivalries in college football.

  • Gen. John Craddock quote

    Dec 5, 2006

    , upon taking the reins of U.S. European Command Dec. 4, 2006, in a ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany. Craddock also will assume responsibilities as supreme allied commander in Europe Dec. 7.

  • U.S. military troops prepare to return to Honduras

    Dec 4, 2006

    SOTO CANO AIR BASE, HONDURAS aEUR" U.S. military personnel are preparing to return to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, after deploying to Panama Nov. 25 as part of a humanitarian aid/disaster relief task force to provide assistance to Panamanian civilians affected by recent flooding.

  • Hall of Honor / Soldiers Medal Presented

    Dec 4, 2006

  • Restructured Army Reserve command goes to Fort Jackson

    Dec 4, 2006

    Fort Jackson will be home to one of four new Regional Readiness Sustainment Commands, continuing a transformation plan announced last year by the U.S. Army Reserve Command.

  • The road ahead: Iraqi provincial control desired end-state

    Dec 4, 2006

    A little more than two weeks into his own transition as the commanding general of the Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad, Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr. has already met twice with Iraqi provincial government leaders and is determined to continue to help move the process forward.

  • Liveblogging: Unified Endeavor 07-1

    Dec 4, 2006

    Earlier this week, U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) began the latest iteration of the Unified Endeavor Mission Rehearsal Exercise series to prepare the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division for deployment to Afghanistan. USJFCOM's MCC(SW/AW) Chris Hoffpauir liveblogged all day Nov. 15 directly from Unified Endeavor 07-1 at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

  • eCybermission participants see latest technologies at Army Science Fair

    Dec 4, 2006

    The 25th Army Science Conference drew over 1,500 top scientists, industry leaders, and military and government officials to discuss the latest emerging technologies impacting the Army today Nov. 27 through 30.

  • C4 Program to Deliver Joint Training Set to Begin

    Dec 4, 2006

    U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) will hold a command control, communications and computer (C4) planners course in January to provide knowledge and experience of joint systems in theater.

  • Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon quote

    Dec 4, 2006

    , commander, Multinational Division North, at a press briefing Dec. 1, 2006.

  • New medical simulation center adds reality to training

    Dec 4, 2006

    It's almost too realistic: the darkness, smoke, flashing lights, yelling, bodies strewn across the ground, blood - all used in a new Fort Drum facility designed to ready military medical professionals for combat emergencies.

  • New MREs

    Dec 4, 2006

  • Guard chief: relief on way for Guard's equipment shortages

    Dec 4, 2006

    National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum assured National Guard Soldiers that relief is on the way for the Guard's chronic equipment shortages. The Army National Guard will receive almost $29 billion during the next five years.

  • Iraqis to command four northern divisions by February

    Dec 4, 2006

    "By February, all four Iraqi divisions in Multinational Division North will be under Iraqi ground-force command," said Army Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, Multinational Division North.

  • Climbing mountains

    Dec 4, 2006

    There are plenty of mountains in Afghanistan for 10th Mountain Division to climb, as well as plenty of opportunities to bring hope and peace to the people of that country.

  • On duty in Africa

    Dec 4, 2006

    Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force aEUR" Horn of Africa provide medical care, humanitarian assistance and military training to a number of African countries, including those outside the Horn of Africa region.

  • 3rd ID's rich heritage

    Dec 4, 2006

    Thousands of 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers and veterans at Fort Stewart, Ga., celebrated the division's illustrious history and heritage during Marne Week birthday celebrations the week of Nov. 20.

  • Silver Star Families undertake holiday project

    Dec 1, 2006

    Silver Star Families of America, a group dedicated to supporting wounded servicemembers and their families, is thinking outside the box this Christmas.

  • Training Takes Over As Medics Treat Soldiers They Know

    Dec 1, 2006

    The medics of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, train hard to save the lives of any soldier, and sometimes that includes the lives of soldiers they work with on a daily basis.

  • 3rd Infantry Division celebrates Marne Week birthday bash

    Dec 1, 2006

    Thousands of Soldiers filled the streets of Fort Stewart as the 3rd Infantry Division formed up for a division-wide run to kick off Marne Week, a three-day celebration of the division's history and heritage. As the miles-long formation snaked around the post's golf course and parade field, troops led by Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, 3rd ID commanding general, bellowed out cadences and sang "The Dog Face Soldier Song."

  • Kirkuk Hospital, Clinics Receive Medical Supplies

    Dec 1, 2006

    Coalition Forces delivered medical supplies and equipment to the Kirkuk General Hospital Nov. 12, 2006.

  • Operation Gratitude / Army Navy Correction

    Dec 1, 2006

  • Peter C.W. Flory Receives NATO Assignment

    Dec 1, 2006

    The Department of Defense announced today Peter C. W. Flory was selected to serve as NATO assistant secretary general for defence investment (ASG/DI), beginning in January 2007.

  • American Indian Heritage Month

    Dec 1, 2006

  • Florida Guard Delivers Donations to Kabul Orphanage

    Dec 1, 2006

    Blankets, school supplies and soccer balls made their way to hundreds of orphaned children in Kabul, Afghanistan, thanks to a deployed Florida U.S. Army Guard unit and donations from Americans.

  • Iraqis, coalition working to counter terrorists' strategy

    Dec 1, 2006

    "Al Qaeda, foreign terrorists and extremists do not want to let the Iraqis decide their own future," said Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman. "Through two elections and a constitutional referendum, the Iraqi people have demonstrated they want to be a part of this political process and they want to have a representative government."

  • Guard chief joins Border Patrol in praising 'Operation Jump Start' troops

    Dec 1, 2006

    National Guard Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum praised Guard Soldiers serving along the Southwest U.S. border for protecting the United States against threats ranging from illegal immigrants and criminal activity to drugs and terrorism.

  • Defensive move

    Dec 1, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Evans (left), 527th Military Police Company, uses a two-finger takedown maneuver to defend against an attacker approaching from the rear during an unarmed self-defense class Nov. 16, 2006, at the Miller Hall gym in Giessen, Germany.

  • Bob Ross quote

    Dec 1, 2006

    Army head football coach Bobby Ross, at weekly media luncheon, Nov. 21, 2006, in Philadelphia.

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