Archive: Jan 2007

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  • Orlando Magic holds 'Seats for Soldiers' night

    Jan 31, 2007

    Nearly 300 Soldiers and airmen from the Florida National Guard cheered the Orlando Magic during its Friday game at the Amway Arena during the team's 'Seats for Soldiers' night. Members from all other branches of the military were also present during this night of exclusive recognition for those supporting the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Cody Awards Medal / Iraqi General Visits

    Jan 31, 2007

    Cody awards medals to Soldier at Center of the Intrepid; Top Iraqi General visits Fort Riley.

  • Winning through Giving

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers in Iraq are offering local residents vaccines for their farm animals. PFC Ashleigh Torres reports from Baghdad on how the new Civil Action Program has troops on their toes.

  • Center of the Intrepid

    Jan 31, 2007

    Center of the Intrepid opens with special guests attending.

  • Converted Infielder Pitches Way to Army Female Athlete of Year Honors

    Jan 31, 2007

    Sgt. Shannon Eichenseer, a two-time All-Armed Forces softball player, has been selected as the Army's 2006 Female Athlete of the Year by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.

  • Marathon Runner Named Army's Male Athlete of Year

    Jan 31, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Barry Brill, an endurance runner and bicyclist, has been selected as the Army's 2006 Male Athlete of the Year by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.

  • Fort Lewis' Meredith Named Army Coach of the Year

    Jan 31, 2007

    Staff Sgt. (retired) Lonnie Meredith, who led both flag and tackle football teams to successful seasons at Fort Lewis, Wash., has been selected as the Army's 2006 Coach of the Year by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.

  • Soldiers, Army Civilians Eligible for Home Copy of Microsoft Office

    Jan 31, 2007

    All Army Soldiers and civilian personnel are now eligible for a licensed copy of Microsoft Office desktop applications to use on a home computer.

  • Airborne!

    Jan 31, 2007

    Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division practice emergency exits from their vehicle during training at Camp Taji, Iraq, Jan. 24.

  • Emergency Care

    Jan 31, 2007

    Maj. Lisa J. Dewitt administers medicine to a woman having a seizure. Dewitt is participating in a medical civic action program in Sagallou, Djibouti, Jan. 23.

  • Mechanics Keep Coalition Forces Moving

    Jan 31, 2007

    Mechanics from the 1st Cavalry Division are setting a quick pace and high standard for vehicle repairs here.

  • First Army Leads National Guard's First Modular Division in Warfighter Exercise

    Jan 31, 2007

    Under First Army's watchful eye, Indiana's 38th Infantry Division went to war in Kansas last week as the first National Guard division to fight in the newest transformed modular configuration under the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) program.

  • The Unsung Heroes

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers and civilians who support the frontline Soldiers are vital to the mission.

  • Army Broadcaster Saves Civilian's Life

    Jan 31, 2007

    They say you never know what you'll do in a life-threatening situation until it occurs, but for one Wiesbaden Soldier "doing the right thing" came as naturally as drawing breath.

  • Vehicle Mechanics Keep Coalition Forces Moving

    Jan 31, 2007

    When they took over operations from the 4th Battalion Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), the platoon had more than 30 vehicles in need of repair. Not only did they catch up on their own vehicles, they've taken on the job of servicing more than 700 vehicles from all the different coalition elements on the base. How do they do it' Hard work, long hours and pride in their mission.

  • Ginn Racing Optimistic After Las Vegas Test Session

    Jan 31, 2007

    Ginn Racing concluded a two-day test session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway yesterday afternoon, as the team continues to ready for the fast approaching 2007 season.

  • Iraqi Village Builds Women's Center

    Jan 31, 2007

    A woman from the village of Assriya, takes advantage of a new $230,000, 400-square-meter Women's Center. Local residents have sewn dozens of dresses, sold many in the local market, and are now looking to expand their business enterprise.

  • Army Program Sends Cadets, Company-Grade Officers to Graduate School

    Jan 31, 2007

    The Advanced Civil School Program is offering graduate school opportunities to junior and soon-to-be officers to enhance critical skills throughout the Army.

  • Combing Mahmudiyah

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division search for terrorists and their weapons in Mahmudiyah.

  • The Medicine Man

    Jan 31, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Charles F. Parnell, from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, administers medicine and vitamins to villagers in Sagallou, Djibouti, Jan. 24.

  • Scrub Brush Patrol

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers from Troop C, 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment search for weapons caches near the Iranian border in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody quote

    Jan 31, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody at the first awards ceremony at the Center for the Intrepid, a new, state-of-the-art rehabilitation center for Soldiers at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Cody awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medals to Master Sgt. Daniel Robles, who lost both legs after an attack in Iraq.

  • Women's Museum to Open New Exhibit, Honor Silver Star Recipient

    Oct 7, 2011

    The U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, Va., is opening a new exhibit recognizing the contributions of women Soldiers during the war on terror.

  • Painting a Story

    Jan 30, 2007

    Seeing war through the eyes of a Soldier. SPC Richard Fink introduces us to a man in Hanau, Germany, who is putting his thoughts on canvas.

  • Being Mindful of Mines

    Jan 30, 2007

    Explosive ordinance disposal troops teach children in Kosovo a valuable life-saving lesson about unexploded mines, as many still litter the countryside in that part of the world. SPC Victor Gardner has the story.

  • Army Recruits 200th Participant in Partnership for Youth Success Program

    Jan 30, 2007

    The Army signed on Raytheon Corporation as its 200th partner in its Partnership for Youth Success program today at the Pentagon.

  • Rugged Terrain No Challenge for Riggers in Afghanistan

    Jan 30, 2007

    Parachute riggers are making outstanding contributions to America's war on terrorism in Afghanistan. That's the word from Sgt. Maj. Mary Brown, the top enlisted Soldier at Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, Quartermaster Center and School.

  • ADS and GSAT Tested

    Jan 30, 2007

    Military tests non-lethal Active Denial System; Ground Situational Awareness Toolkit is tested for use in combat.

  • 14th Street Bridge in Iraq

    Jan 30, 2007

    Famous Iraqi bridge inspected for coalition and civilian use by 411th Engineer Brigade.

  • 7th Signal Brigade conducts Arctic Dragon exercise

    Jan 30, 2007

    Seventh Signal Brigade turned an empty field into an operations center during exercise Arctic Dragon, held here at Funari Barracks from Jan. 22 to 25.

  • Chinook aviators train for war, peace

    Jan 30, 2007

    Though it may be the most understated Army aircraft, the CH-47 Chinook plays an important role in combat zones and also provides humanitarian relief, according to officials.

  • Dodge the Wash

    Jan 30, 2007

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division wait as U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters approach their drop zone near Mahmudiyah.

  • Air Ambulance Team Awarded for Daring Rescue

    Jan 30, 2007

    When the soldiers from the 68th Medical Company made a promise last March they may not have known what it would take to keep their word.

  • Sinise Supports Disabled Veterans' Memorial

    Jan 30, 2007

    Actor and military advocate Gary Sinise earned praise for his portrayal of a disabled Vietnam veteran in the 1994 movie, "Forrest Gump." Sinise now is helping to build a memorial for America's 3 million living disabled military veterans.

  • Joint Center Prepares Deploying Troops for IED Threat

    Jan 30, 2007

    As a full-time member of the opposing force at the National Training Center here, Spc. Tim Lawson is accustomed to putting troops preparing to deploy through rigors like they'll confront in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Arnold Fisher quote

    Jan 30, 2007

    Arnold Fisher, Jan. 30, chairman of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund; at the dedication of a $50 million state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation facility for Soldiers.

  • Security Meeting Raises Hopes for Peace

    Jan 30, 2007

    Coalition forces and the Iraqi army met with local leaders of the Karkh District during a security council meeting to discuss security issues that have been highlighted during recent events on Karkh District's Haifa Street.

  • Wounded Servicemembers Get $50 Million Rehabilitiation Center

    Jan 30, 2007

    An aircraft carrier that sparked the spirits of a nation following the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor during the dark, early days of World War II has become the namesake of the world's most technologically advanced rehabilitation center for amputees and burn victims unveiled during an emotional-packed ceremony here yesterday.

  • All Clear

    Jan 30, 2007

    Spc. Joshua Herron, a paratrooper from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, clears a room during a training exercise at Camp Taji, north of Baghdad, on Jan. 26.

  • Shootout on Haifa Street

    Jan 30, 2007

    Sgt. Kevin McCallum, from the 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, prepares to fire again at insurgents on Haifa Street in Baghdad, Jan. 24.

  • Beefing Up the Border

    Jan 30, 2007

    Soldiers from the National Guard are assisting the U.S. Border Patrol by monitoring illegal activity along the U.S./Mexico border and also are improving the border security infrastructure.

  • $50 Million Rehabilitation Center Opens on Fort Sam Houston

    Jan 30, 2007

    Thanks to the generosity of 600,000 Americans, wounded warriors now have a $50 million state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation facility.

  • Field Artillery Innovation

    Jan 29, 2007

    MG David Ralston discusses the innovations of the Field Artillery branch by working with the Air Force, plans for the Fires Center of Excellence and how lethal and non-lethal fires play into the future of the Field Artillery.

  • 10th Mountain Extended

    Jan 29, 2007

    3,200 10th Mountain Extension Soldiers tour extended; 2,000 dollar bonus for Soldier referral.

  • Suwon Community

    Jan 29, 2007

    US Soldiers in Korea have fun while maintaining strong positive relations with their hosts by attending a Korean cultural demonstration.

  • Progress Quietly Proceeds in Afghanistan, General Says

    Jan 29, 2007

    "The Taliban have not achieved any of their objectives in the last year," Army Maj. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley, commander of Combined Joint Task Force 76 and commanding general of the 10th Mountain Division.

  • Top Iraqi General Visits Fort Riley, Sees Transition Team Training

    Jan 29, 2007

    Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Gen. Babaker Shawkat B. Zebari visited Fort Riley training areas Jan. 26 to observe transition team training, meet with post leaders and conduct a press conference for local and national reporters.

  • 'Homemade' tool will save $87,000 per year

    Jan 29, 2007

    A simple tool designed by an employee here has solved a frustrating problem for avionics technicians. Personnel in the Flight Control Systems Branch repair and test flight control panels used in Black Hawk helicopters. Part of the work involves removing a faceplate, which means removing several screws held in place by nuts. The branch is part of the Command, Control and Computers/Avionics Directorate's Avionics Division.

  • U.S. missile defense in Europe to counter rogue states

    Jan 29, 2007

    Missile defense assets the United States is planning to base in Eastern Europe will be aimed at countering threats posed by rogue nations, such as Iran, and will not pose a threat to allies in the region, a senior defense official said here yesterday.

  • Female combat medics earn respect from Afghan Army

    Jan 29, 2007

    Both women have earned Combat Medical Badges because of their work under fire. They drive armored Humvees for the embedded trainers assigned to the 3rd Kandak during patrols and provide medical support to the ANA, Afghan police, U.S. military personnel and civilians.

  • Cody Awards First Medal at New Rehab Center

    Jan 29, 2007

    With the star-studded grand opening just a day away, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody officiated over the first awards ceremony at the Center for the Intrepid yesterday at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Product Manager for Intelligent Munitions System receives charter

    Jan 29, 2007

    "IMS is an integral part of the Future Combat System. It combines detailed battlefield intelligence with precision munitions so our forces can precisely attack light-wheeled and heavy-tracked vehicles as well as enemy personnel," said Winbush, explaining that multiple units can be networked to expand the area of force protection and battle space shaping in both tactical and urban terrain.

  • Successful Missile Defense Intercept Test Takes Place Off Hawaii

    Jan 29, 2007

    A planned intercept test for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense element was successfully conducted today at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii.

  • The Old Guard receives AUSA-GWC award

    Jan 29, 2007

    It's an award that has been given to such distinguished leaders as Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), former Senator Bob Dole, former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, and Gen. Hugh Shelton (Ret.). Since 1979, George Washington Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army has been awarding their Commander-in-Chief Award to a deserving leader who makes a great contribution to America.

  • Medics Administer Aid to Nearby Villages

    Jan 29, 2007

    Iraqi citizens stood in line holding their numbered tickets, and children trudged barefoot through the cold, ankle-deep mud anticipating a chance to be seen by U.S. and Iraqi doctors.

  • Soldiers Free Torture Victims Near Fallujah

    Jan 29, 2007

    Coalition forces discovered an insurgent torture house with blood-stained walls. The Soldiers freed three victims found inside.

  • Military Police Teach Rule of Law, Tolerance to Iraqi Police

    Jan 29, 2007

    A U.S. military police brigade deployed in Baghdad is teaching Iraqi police about democratic principles such as tolerance, in addition to law enforcement skills.

  • Female Combat Medics Earn Respect from Afghan Army

    Jan 29, 2007

    Oregon Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jo Turner and Spc. Cheryl Ivanov have found a niche in a "Good Ol' Boys' Club" while serving in Afghanistan.

  • Rocks and Potholes

    Jan 29, 2007

    Soldiers from the Connecticut National Guard and Afghan troops patrol the road to Kalagush, Jan. 9.

  • Letting Them Lead

    Jan 29, 2007

    Sgt. Domonic Simpson, from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, provides security as Iraqi security forces conduct a cordon and search operation in the Karmaliyah area of Baghdad, Jan. 16.

  • Defense Secretary Robert Gates quote

    Jan 29, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Jan. 26, referring to the new Iraq strategy and Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus, who was confirmed by the Senate to lead Multi-National Force-Iraq.

  • Married Couple Shares Reenlistment 'Vows' at Taji

    Jan 29, 2007

    Justin and Karla Thomsen do just about everything together - even go to war. So it was no surprise that the two 1st Cavalry Division noncommissioned officers reenlisted together here Jan. 25.

  • Army Programs Help Keep Military Marriages Strong

    Jan 29, 2007

    Before Capt. Paul Olsen completed his first tour in Iraq as commander of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, his wife, Erin, contemplated what life was like before her husband's most recent deployment; the couple had spent two of the past three years living on different continents.

  • Biggest Loser: Fort Sam Workers Resolve to Lighten Up

    Jan 29, 2007

    Don't call Cheryl Harrison a loser, unless you're referring to her weight. She hopes to drop a few pounds, and dress sizes, as she competes against four other Fort Sam Houston employees for the title of Fort Sam Houston's "Biggest Loser."

  • 101st Airborne Division Officer Earns Silver, Bronze Stars

    Oct 17, 2011

    A 101st Airborne Division intelligence officer was awarded both a Silver Star and a Bronze Star with Valor for exceptional actions in east Baghdad last year.

  • U.S. Army recruits 200th partner for PaYS program

    Jan 27, 2007

    The Army enlisted Raytheon Jan. 30 as the Army's newest partner in its Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey signed the formal partnership agreement with Keith Peden, Raytheon's senior vice president of Human Resources, in a special ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • National Guard Bureau Chief Confirmed for Additional Two Years

    Jan 26, 2007

    The National Guard Bureau Chief, Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum, was notified Jan. 26 the United States Senate confirmed his nomination for a two-year extension in his current position. In December 2006, he was nominated for this extension by President Bush. Lt. Gen. Blum will have served as the chief for four years in April 2007.

  • Baqubah Raid

    Jan 26, 2007

    On Jan. 22, Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, along with Iraqi security forces, capture a building used by insurgents in Baqubah.

  • Reflagged Strykers Gear Up for Next Life-Cycle Mission

    Jan 26, 2007

    After 450-plus days in Iraq, including a four-month extension, the former 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team is home again with a new name aEUR" the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, and a new mission aEUR" to reset and retrain and be ready.

  • Chaplains' Reach Out to Soldiers Extended in Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2007

    U.S. military chaplains serving in Afghanistan want troops who have been extended to know support is there for them. "Hang in there; we're right with you," is what chaplains want recently extended soldiers to know, a senior chaplain said.

  • Customs

    Jan 26, 2007

    Military customs officials keep contraband at bay.

  • Old Guard Recognized

    Jan 26, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody presents the Association of the U.S. Army, George Washington Chapter's Commander-in-Chief Award to Col. Bob Pricone and Command Sgt. Major Craig Roberson, Commander and Command Sergeant Major of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). The Old Guard is the first military unit to ever receive this award; previous recipients include Gen. Colin Powell, William J. Perry, and Robert J. Dole.

  • As Baby Gets Older, Mom Finds Herself Clueless

    Jan 26, 2007

    This is a commentary written by Kamryn Jaroszewski, editor of the "Alaska Post."

  • Iraqi Soldiers Lead Cordon and Search

    Jan 26, 2007

    The Emergency Services Unit in Kirkuk, with support from 25th Infantry Division Soldiers, conducted an early morning cordon and search operation Jan 20 outside the city.

  • Nonlethal method of repelling enemy

    Jan 26, 2007

    The Active Denial System is designed to engage and repel human targets by projecting a beam of energy that creates an intolerable heating sensation on the skin, said Tech. Sgt. John DeLaCerda, the NCO in charge of the 820th SFG advanced technologies section.

  • Unsung Signal Soldiers Keep Commando Brigade Connected

    Jan 26, 2007

    During the Revolutionary War, dispatches from Gen. Washington, about three a day, were "gloomy to the point of despair," said members of Congress. But the dispatches came through by couriers and turned the tide of the war.

  • War Game Encourages Interagency Teamwork

    Jan 26, 2007

    Military and other government decision makers are working this week to determine how best to use the government's powers to defeat an insurgency.

  • Protecting His Comrades

    Jan 26, 2007

    Pfc. Pedro Rangel, 1st Cavalry Division, provides security with his M240B machine gun from a rooftop while fellow Soldiers build a new combat outpost in Ghazaliya, Iraq, Jan. 14.

  • Commuting Cavalry Style

    Jan 26, 2007

    A Black Hawk helicopter takes off after picking up Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment in Tal Aswad, Iraq, following a cordon and search operation Jan. 12.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody quote

    Jan 26, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody, Jan. 25, referring to the 3,200 Soldiers of 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, who have their tour extended up to 120 additional days.

  • Afoot with the Artillery

    Jan 26, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi soldiers and police patrol Mahmudiyah, a suburb of Baghdad.

  • Cavalry Conducts First-Ever Satellite-Fed Town Hall Meeting

    Jan 26, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the 1st Cavalry Division's deputy commanding general for support addresses more than 400 First Team family members at the division's Town Hall meeting at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center Jan. 25.

  • BG John Macdonald on ICOM (Part 2)

    Jan 25, 2007

    A continuation of the interview with Deputy Commander of IMCOM, BG John Macdonald.

  • Retention Options

    Jan 25, 2007

    Different retention options for re-enlistment advice; $2000 bonus for referring a friend to enlist.

  • Changes in the 21st Theater Support Command

    Jan 25, 2007

    The Army continues to evolve and make changes in Europe. PFC Jonathan Pruett tells us how the 21st Theater Support Command in Kaiserslautern, Germany, delivers many of these changes.

  • Protect Your Family: Have a Current Will

    Jan 25, 2007

    There is a commercial on television that shows an older woman depositing quarters into a parking meter and talking about how wonderful it would be if we could do this for additional increments of time added to our lives. The more quarters we put into the "life meter," the more time we could buy.

  • Fort Jackson Officer Helps Stranger Live Another Day

    Jan 25, 2007

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  • Afghanistan Deployment Extended for 10th Mountain Division

    Jan 25, 2007

    Some 3,200 soldiers of the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, will have their tour in Afghanistan extended for up to 120 additional days, Defense Department officials announced today.

  • New Technology Expands Military's Combat Capability

    Jan 25, 2007

    A new system will allow troops to identify possible enemy firing locations by tracking where shots are coming from.

  • Texas Guardsmen Return Home from Sinai Peacekeeping Mission

    Jan 25, 2007

    A bitter, wintry, ice-cold rain falling steadily outside could not dampen the spirits of troopers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, based in Waco, who received a warm welcome from their families and friends Jan. 23 during an official welcome-home ceremony at the post's Abrams Field House auditorium.

  • Black Jack Officer Follows Path Back to Iraq

    Jan 25, 2007

    Most Soldiers have been to Iraq more than once. Second Lt. Jeremy Reyes has been twice, his first time as a civilian with the Coalition Provisional Authority in 2004.

  • Paratroopers Go to Combat with More Than Equipment

    Jan 25, 2007

    The Army makes sure that every Soldier going into combat has the best hardware and equipment money can buy. But hidden away somewhere underneath all the gear, most Soldiers also carry an item or two that their supply sergeants didn't issue.

  • Preparing for War

    Jan 25, 2007

    Paratroopers from C Co, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, sharpen their skills in Kuwait in preparation for possible deployment to Iraq.

  • Army Extends Unit in Afghanistan

    Jan 25, 2007

    The Army announced today the extension of the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, currently deployed to Afghanistan. The extension of up to 120-days affects approximately 3,200 deployed Soldiers and their families. These Soldiers will maintain the tactical momentum on the ground to deny the Taliban a base of operations.

  • Iraq Electrical Grid gets a Boost

    Jan 25, 2007

    The $31.2 million rehabilitation and expansion of a 400kV/132kV substation, along with the five feeders in the Diyala Province, will provide a more reliable power source for more than 63,000 people.

  • Army's 'Blue to Green' Program Hits Milestone

    Jan 25, 2007

    The Army's "Blue to Green" program, designed to allow airmen, sailors and Marines affected by force shaping to move to the Army, recently hit a milestone, a Defense Department official said here today.

  • DNA Registry Unlocks Key to Fallen Servicemembers' Identities

    Jan 25, 2007

    Deep within a nondescript warehouse in this Washington suburb lie millions of blood-smeared cardboard cards that hold the key to every servicemember's unique personal identity, captured in DNA.

  • DoD, VA Announce Plans for Joint Inpatient Record System

    Jan 25, 2007

    The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have announced plans for a common inpatient electronic health-record system.

  • AW2 Meets Wounded Soldiers' Needs

    Jan 25, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Johnathan Holsey was certain his military career had ended on Nov. 10, 2004. That day, just outside Ramadi, Iraq, a roadside bomb exploded, so severely injuring his left leg that it had to be amputated just below the knee.

  • States Declare May 1 'Silver Star Day'

    Oct 14, 2011

    Thanks to the efforts of Silver Star Families of America, Indiana and New Mexico have proclaimed May 1 as "Silver Star Day" to honor the nation's wounded servicemembers.

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