Archive: Sep 2006

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  • Intelligence Gathering In Iraq

    Sep 11, 2006

    Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division gather intelligence along the Syria/Iraq border. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • U.S. Army Announces Installation Management Command Activation

    Sep 11, 2006

    The Army is reorganizing how it manages installations worldwide into an integrated command with the activation of the Installation Management Command in early Fiscal Year 2007.

  • Army Chief of Engineers to Retire

    Sep 11, 2006

    The Secretary of the Army, in consultation with the Chief of Staff of the Army, has agreed to submit the request for retirement of LTG Carl A. Strock, Chief of Engineers and Commander, US Army Corps of Engineers to the Secretary of Defense for approval. LTG Strock made his request based on family and personal reasons, which the Secretary of the Army honors and supports.

  • Beams of light honor those who died at Pentagon

    Sep 11, 2006

    People kept a respectful silence as 184 beams of white light emanated from the PentagonAca,!a,,cs center courtyard yesterday evening, rising into the night sky like lonely wraiths searching for lost loved ones.

  • Thousands converge on National Mall for America Supports You Freedom Walk

    Sep 11, 2006

    They represented a cross-section of America's thousands of men, women and children of all ages, races and backgrounds from every corner of the country and came together yesterday during the second annual America Supports You Freedom Walk here to pay tribute to those killed on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • 'Rattle the Runway Ride' commemorates 9/11 victims, families

    Sep 11, 2006

    About 1,200 Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders, along with a peppering of folks on other types of bikes, rode in the fourth annual Aca,!A"Rattle the Runway Ride" Sunday to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • MNC-I holds 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    Sep 11, 2006

    Multi-National Corps-Iraq held a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Al Faw Palace today, reminding everyone in attendance why servicemembers stand on foreign ground.

  • Nemechek slips to 32nd-place finish in Richmond

    Sep 11, 2006

    A lack of traction in Saturday night's Nextel Cup race at Richmond International Raceway sent Joe Nemechek to the back with a 32nd-place result.

  • Top Army NCO: Soldiers see duty as 'Badge of Honor'

    Sep 11, 2006

    The morale of American GIs serving in Iraq continues to be high, regardless of the danger, difficult conditions and family sacrifices they face, the Army's top enlisted leader said Thursday.

  • Army committed to force protection, not false security

    Sep 11, 2006

    Army leaders are committed to ensuring soldiers have the best force-protection capability possible, but also want to avoid giving Soldiers a false sense of security, service officials said here Sept. 8.

  • Pentagon's crash-site memorial inspires remembrance

    Sep 11, 2006

    They were young and old, college students and retirees, rural visitors and city natives, government employees and private-sector workers, uniformed military personnel and civilians, black and white, Asian and Hispanic; but they all shared a common sense of purpose today.

  • 9/11 heroes: Corps of Engineers' boat crews

    Sep 11, 2006

    Immediately after the second tower collapsed on 9/11, members of the Corps of Engineers' fleet were underway. Stationed along the Hudson River for a Coast Guard boat-safety class, the Corps' boats from the Philadelphia and New York districts became taxis to safety for people trying to flee the scene. "Everyone volunteered to help without a second thought", said Joe Meyers from the Corps' New York district. In all, they ferried 2,300 people off Manhattan.

  • Pentagon flag retreats from American history museum

    Sep 11, 2006

    One of America's best known red, white and blue symbols was lowered for the last time Sept. 7 at the "Smithsonian Museum of American History", where it had been the centerpiece of its September 11, 2001, "Bearing Witness to History" exhibit that opened Sept. 11, 2002.

  • Iraqi army takes the lead in Kirkuk province

    Sep 10, 2006

    Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, transferred security responsibility for the majority of the Kirkuk province to two battalions of the Iraqi army during a ceremony at an Iraqi military compound just outside of Kirkuk yesterday.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Dartt

    Sep 10, 2006

    Sgt. 1st Class Samuel Dartt, an engineer from U.S. Army, Pacific, shares a coloring book with Ganzorig Purev, 10, outside the Simba Kindergarten School, which his unit is building near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • TRADOC Soldier of the Year is proud of accomplishment

    Sep 10, 2006

    Spc. April Nicole Johnigan, representing U.S. Army Accessions Command, outscored three other competitors to become the 2006 Training and Doctrine Command Soldier of the Year. The four-day competition, culminating with a July 27 awards ceremony, measured SoldiersAca,!a,,c overall fitness, warrior tasks, marksmanship, knowledge of general military subjects, and oral and written communication.

  • Fort Myer Soldier receives volunteerism award from American Legion

    Sep 10, 2006

    Sgt. Renee Kraus, administrative noncommissioned officer to the Fort Meyer, Va., garrison command sergeant major, shares the spirit of giving with the local military community by volunteering with So Others Might Eat, a nonprofit Washington, D.C. organization.

  • Cyber-Mobilization: The New Levee en Masse

    Sep 10, 2006

    The means and ends of mass mobilization are changing, bypassing the traditional state-centered approach that was the hallmark of the French Revolution and leaving advanced Western democracies merely to react to the results.

  • Army Birthday Speech 2006

    Sep 10, 2006

    A Speech commemorating the Army's 230 years of service to our nation.

  • 4th of July 2006: CALL TO DUTY - Boots On The Ground

    Sep 10, 2006

    Good morning/afternoon/evening ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you on this most special of American holidays about what it means for Soldiers to answer the Call to Duty and put their boots on the ground when they are needed and where they are needed..

  • Project engineer doesn't take 'yes' for an answer

    Sep 10, 2006

    Ghassem Khosrownia, a project engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAca,!a,,c Gulf Region Central District in Baghdad, Iraq, knows something about cultural challenges Aca,!" heAca,!a,,cs a first-generation immigrant from Iran who earned his U.S. citizenship 20 years ago.

  • Army's Future Combat Systems Modernization Program Completes In-Process Preliminary Design Revi

    Sep 10, 2006

    The Army moved one step closer to transforming itself into a more relevant, capable and ready 21st-century force when, last week, it successfully completed In-Process Preliminary Design Review of its principal modernization effort, the Future Combat Systems (FCS) program. The In-Process Preliminary Design Review is the latest in a series of successful program milestones affirming that FCS modernization is meeting the ArmyAca,!a,,cs cost projections, time schedule and performance expectations. Requirements and functionality for all 18 FCS systems now have been clearly defined; and the program is proceeding to design, build, integrate and test actual hardware and software.

  • Black Hawk

    Sep 10, 2006

    Soldiers from the 542nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance) fly their UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter on a medical mission to Tal Afar, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • Soldiers on Patrol

    Sep 10, 2006

    Soldiers from Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, pause at the end of a patrol near Wynot, Iraq. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • Old Glory

    Sep 10, 2006

    Old Glory is retired from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History by the Army Old Guard Aug. 7, 2006. It will never be flown again. On Sept. 12, 2001, a day after the terrorist attacks, this flag was draped over the side of the Pentagon, where it remained for a month before it went to the museum. This photo appeared on www.army.mil.

  • Active Army Achieves Re-enlistment Goal One Month Early

    Sep 10, 2006

    The Active Army made its fiscal year 2006 retention goal with one month left in the year when the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army re-enlisted a Fort Campbell, Ky., Soldier today.

  • Army, CNN crew treat wounded Iraqi Soldiers more more more

    Sep 9, 2006

    U.S. military officials reported that a satellite-guided bomb slammed into several Iraqi buildings including a Republican Guard headquarters and the Iraqi Information Ministry center, south of Baghdad on Tuesday.

  • Army develops new technology for first responders

    Sep 8, 2006

    U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) and U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Monmouth demonstrated Aug. 29 capabilities developed in response to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • All-Army women's team wins Armed Forces Softball Championship

    Sep 8, 2006

    By a cumulative score of 140-57, the All-Army womenAca,!a,,cs softball team went 8-1 against sister services to win the 2006 Armed Forces WomenAca,!a,,cs Softball Championship Aug. 21-24 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

  • Army's medical staff works to overcome mental health stigma

    Sep 8, 2006

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top doctor wants to help put aside the stigma preventing Soldiers and family members from seeking or receiving the mental health care they need and deserve.

  • Gainey reflects on 9/11's impact on the force

    Sep 8, 2006

    For the man who now serves as the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, watching the televised image of an airliner hitting the World Trade Center signaled the end of an era as the country was thrust into war.

  • Armed Forces Voters Week focuses on electronic options

    Sep 8, 2006

    The Defense Department is focusing efforts to ensure servicemembers stationed overseas and in the United States know their options for voting in the 2006 congressional and local elections.

  • Army's Future Force Warrior passes major milestone

    Sep 8, 2006

    The Army's Future Force Warrior system is one step closer to being fielded as the Ground Soldier System following a successful demonstration in August of its electronic networking capability.

  • Army training not easier

    Sep 8, 2006

    Lt. Col. Scott Power was in the last hard Ranger School class in 1989. Lt. Col. Chris Forbes was in the last hard Officer Basic Course in 1988. And Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gaskin, he was in the last hard basic training in 1995.

  • How 9/11 changed the Army

    Sep 8, 2006

    As the 1941 Aca,!A"day of infamyAca,!' sneak attack on Pearl Harbor launched America into a world war against nations, the horrific attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon launched a war against nation-less terrorists. This war required the Army to take a different approach to organizing, training and fighting.

  • 9/11: Keeping the heart of the Pentagon beating

    Sep 8, 2006

    Sept. 11, 2001, started beautifully. But by 10 a.m., the clear blue skies were marred by black smoke rising above horrific scenes of death and destruction.

  • ARCENT Soldier remembers New York City on 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 8, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Ruihu Wu is a member of the Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs New York-based 436th Movement Control Battalion. He is currently deployed to Kuwait with the 143rd Transportation Command. On Sept. 11, 2001, Wu was working at a New York City law firm, one building away from the World Trade Center towers. Five years later, this is what he has to say.

  • How 9/11 influenced National Guard members' service

    Sep 8, 2006

    The 9/11 terrorist attacks five years ago had a profound effect on men and women serving in the National Guard. These are three of their stories:

  • Walter Reed offers 'breakthrough' vaccine for women

    Sep 8, 2006

    Women patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center can now get vaccinated against certain subtypes of the virus that can lead to cervical cancer Aca,!" a deadly cancer in women.

  • Iraq Quote

    Sep 8, 2006

  • Katrina Quote

    Sep 8, 2006

    Not a day goes by that I do not reflect on the tragic loss of life and property as a result of this devastating storm; and we also, in the Corps of Engineers, recognize how vital it is that we accomplish our missions, to really set the conditions for the full recovery of this area, of the Gulf Coast.

  • Guarding information is everyone's responsibility

    Sep 8, 2006

    It's really very simple. If we keep our information and communications secure lives will be saved. Operational Security and Information Assurance are not just Army programs. They are a mindset that requires the constant attention of every Army officer, enlisted Soldier, civilian employee, contractor and family member.

  • Freedom Walks to commemorate 9/11, honor veterans

    Sep 8, 2006

    Tens of thousands of Americans in all 50 states and the District of Columbia are preparing to put on their walking shoes during the next few days as they participate in Freedom Walks to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and to honor veterans, past and present.

  • 9/11 Remembrance: NYPD cyclists begin fifth ride to Pentagon

    Sep 8, 2006

    After a brief stop at Ground Zero in New York this morning, 105 bicyclists, some for the fifth time, began the 272-mile trek that will end at the Pentagon on Sept. 11.

  • AKO to video stream Army's home opener vs. Kent State

    Sep 8, 2006

    The EPSN Classic broadcast of Saturday's 2006 home opener, the 83rd in the illustrious history of Michie Stadium, will be streamed live on the internet via the Army Knowledge Online Web site as the Black Knights host Mid-American Conference foe Kent State.

  • Army releases new interrogation manual

    Sep 8, 2006

    The Army announced today the publication of Field Manual 2-22.3, Aca,!A"Human Intelligence Collector Operations.Aca,!'

  • Veteran receives Silver Star for heroism in Vietnam

    Oct 17, 2011

    Richard L. Smith was serving with Company B, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, when he first came under fire on Nov. 17, 1965.

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