Archive: Jan 2007

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  • Driving for the Guard: Mears Takes the Wheel of No. 25

    Jan 17, 2007

    Casey Mears will drive the No. 25 National Guard/GMAC Chevy Monte Carlo SS in the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup and the No. 24 National Guard Chevy in the Busch Racing Series. This is the first year that the Guard will have cars competing in both divisions.

  • Governors, Adjutants General Support New 12-Month Mobilization Policy

    Jan 17, 2007

    The nation's governors and adjutants general have expressed support for the recently announced change to Department of Defense policy that will limit total mobilization time of Guard and Reserve units to 12 months.

  • Civic Action Team Promotes Preventive Medicine

    Jan 17, 2007

    Today, medical needs exceed supply. In the Horn of Africa, the civic action team at Combined Task ForceaEUR"Horn of Africa is bringing preventive medicine strategies and items to try to ease some of the resultant strain.

  • Black Soldiers in World War II

    Jan 17, 2007

    A collection of images taken from the National Archives that depict the service of African-Americans during World War II.

  • Shedding Light on 'Winter Blues'

    Jan 17, 2007

    As quickly as the holidays came, they are now over. For most people the stresses of the season are subsiding, but for others the wintertime blues just won't go away.

  • Korean Community Honors U.S. Soldiers

    Jan 17, 2007

    Korean community honors Soldiers during holidays, Dec. 2006

  • Soldier Arrival / Minn. Guard Extended

    Jan 17, 2007

    First Soldiers arrive in Baghdad as part of new Iraq strategy; Minnesota Guard unit extended in Iraq.

  • Javelin Live Fire

    Jan 17, 2007

    When paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team need to knock out armored vehicles they rely on the Javelin.

  • SMA Preston talks with 43rd ADA at Fort Bliss, Tx.

    Jan 17, 2007

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston talks with Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment Jan. 12 at Fort Bliss, Tx.

  • Special Forces Soldiers receive combat training from renowned UFC fighter

    Jan 17, 2007

    On Pearl Harbor Day, BJ Penn, voted one of the best pound-for-pound fighters ever by Elite Fighter magazine, gave his own time and expertise to some Green Berets at Fort Lewis, Wa. simply because he wanted to contribute to the war on terror. At his own expense and with his younger brother Reagan, also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, in tow, BJ spent two days with the 1st Special Forces Group sharing his vast knowledge of submission grappling, twice.

  • SDDC becomes a Major Subordinate Command to AMC

    Jan 17, 2007

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) is officially a Major Subordinate Command to U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Installation aims to meet Army recycling goals

    Jan 17, 2007

    Fort McCoy is looking at ways to increase and intensify its recycling efforts so the installation can strive to meet the Department of the Army goal of recycling 40 percent of its solid waste stream.

  • 'Providers' Give Iraqi Soldiers Tools to Complete Missions

    Jan 17, 2007

    While 10th Mountain Division Soldiers participate in counterinsurgency missions, others in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team are contributing from behind the scenes.

  • Campbell becomes 17th commander of Army's largest command

    Jan 17, 2007

    Gen. Charles C. Campbell became the 17th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) during a ceremony on Hedekin Field January 9, 2007.

  • USJFCOM hosts first-responder focused modeling and simulation demonstration event

    Jan 17, 2007

    U.S. Joint Forces Command is showing how officials and first-responders can use modeling and simulation to prepare for the catastrophe of a simulated 10-kiloton nuclear explosion in Washington, D.C. in an event designed to share information on the capabilities of several different systems.

  • Oil Protection Forces Guard Vital Pipelines

    Jan 17, 2007

    U.S. and Iraqi soldiers make every effort to protect oil facilities and pipelines, as these are critical to Iraq's infrastructure.

  • NATO, U.S., Afghan Forces Battling Taliban in Afghanistan

    Jan 17, 2007

    NATO, U.S. and Afghan forces are preparing to counter an expected Taliban spring offensive.

  • Afghan Army Making Tremendous Progress

    Jan 17, 2007

    The Afghan National Army is making tremendous progress and is a factor on the battlefield.

  • Apache Pit Stop

    Jan 17, 2007

    An AH-64 Apache from 10th Mountain Division's Combat Aviation Brigade refuels in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Jan. 5.

  • Welcome to Zafaraniyah

    Jan 17, 2007

    Pfc. Joshua Pedersen, from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, greets Iraqi children during a patrol in the Zafaraniyah area of east Baghdad, Jan. 6.

  • Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry quote

    Jan 17, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, commander, Combined Forces Command Afghanistan, speaking with reporters Jan. 16 in Kabul.

  • They Rule the Night

    Jan 17, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division conduct a cordon and search mission near Taji, Iraq, Jan. 8.

  • Afghan citizens prevent terrorist attack on U.S. base

    Jan 17, 2007

    Two Afghan citizens prevented a terrorist attack yesterday morning when a vehicle loaded with explosives attempted to crash through the front gate of Camp Phoenix.

  • Hall: New Policies to Relieve Stress, Promote Unit Cohesion

    Jan 17, 2007

    The new Defense Department policy limiting the duration of call-ups to 12 months is already in effect for National Guard and Reserve members being ordered to active duty, the senior DoD reserve affairs official reported yesterday.

  • Volunteers Spark Warmth at Burn Center

    Jan 16, 2007

    Troops deployed to Afghanistan give there off time to help local burn victims.

  • DOD releases results of 2005 health-related behaviors survey

    Jan 16, 2007

    The Department of Defense announced results Jan. 12 of its "2005 Survey of Health Related Behaviors Among Active Duty Military Personnel." The findings show notable decreases in the use of cigarettes and illegal drugs since initiation of the surveys in 1980 and progress toward meeting selected Healthy People 2010 objectives.

  • Kentucky Guard Unit Checks Air Quality at Derailment Site

    Jan 16, 2007

    A special team of National Guardsmen is conducting an environmental survey at the site of a train derailment that occurred this morning in Brooks, Ky.

  • Patrolling the Euphrates for Insurgents

    Jan 16, 2007

    In Iraq, U.S. troops are navigating the Euphrates River, and conducting searches. PV2 Jon Cano reports that it's a move to stop the growing insurgency.

  • Army Sees 20-Percent Reduction in Accident Fatalities

    Jan 16, 2007

    The Army achieved a 20-percent reduction in accident fatalities in fiscal 2006 according to a recent report on safety.

  • Schumacher Captures Titus Trophy, Looks Ahead to Pre-Season Testing

    Jan 16, 2007

    With pre-season testing but two weeks away, U.S. Army NHRA Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, is still being reminded of his dramatic 2006 world championship season.

  • Soldier Adventure Van / SGT STAR

    Jan 16, 2007

    American Soldier Adventure Van hits the road; Ask SGT STAR, virtual Soldier on goarmy.com.

  • Dredge McFarland

    Jan 16, 2007

    USACE Dredge McFarland maintains East and Gulf Coast waterways for industrial and recreational transportation. Keeping the channels navigable is a major mission. Correspondent Mary Cochran has the story.

  • Former Ambassador Keeps King's Dream Alive

    Jan 16, 2007

    Pictures flashed on several screens in the auditorium of the Army Test and Evaluation Command in Alexandria Friday as a distinctive voice boomed. The black and white photos showed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he delivered speeches in towns such as Montgomery, Selma, Memphis and Washington D.C.

  • CRC Expands Safety Reach with New Publication

    Jan 16, 2007

    The knowledge center for all accidental loss is expanding its reach with the production of the U.S. Army's official safety magazine, "Knowledge."

  • Company shows why Baghdad needs a "Woman's Touch"

    Jan 16, 2007

    Most infantry Soldiers would be a little surprised to see a female Soldier riding with them in their Bradley fighting vehicle through the streets of Baghdad. But Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, regularly conduct search missions with female Soldiers.

  • Fisher House Foundation to Build Many More Homes

    Jan 16, 2007

    The Fisher House Foundation will expand its efforts to help injured U.S. troops and their families by building five new comfort homes per year until 2010, the foundation's chairman said last night on CNN's "Larry King Live."

  • Reform Association Works With Coalition to Promote Afghan Reconstruction

    Jan 16, 2007

    Coalition representatives met Jan. 12 with members of the newly formed Khost Reform Association at a forward base in Khost province, Afghanistan, to discuss the group's focus on national unity and reconstruction.

  • Operations in Iraq Net Insurgents, Weapons Caches

    Jan 16, 2007

    In one of several operations in Iraq over the past few days, Iraqi police captured an imam suspected of condoning the killing of civilians through the issuance of fatwas.

  • Casey: Iraqis to Lead New Plan

    Jan 16, 2007

    The first additional U.S. troops who will take part in new security operations in Iraq have arrived in Baghdad.

  • Tribute to Soldiers

    Jan 16, 2007

    Soldiers and other servicemembers are honored prior to the start of a football game at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 6.

  • Music in Mosul

    Jan 16, 2007

    Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division band perform during a transfer of authority ceremony in Mosul Dec. 18. The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division relinquished authority to the 2nd Iraqi Army Division.

  • George W. Casey Jr. quote

    Jan 16, 2007

    George W. Casey Jr., commander, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Jan. 15, describing the plan to increase U.S. troop levels in Iraq and the concurrent Iraqi commitment.

  • Cave Cache

    Jan 16, 2007

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division's Special Troops Battalion located an enemy weapons on the side of a mountain in Mandikowl, Afghanistan, Dec. 23.

  • Thousands benefiting from first primary healthcare clinic in Salah Al Den

    Jan 16, 2007

    More than 112,000 people in the Salah Al Den Province are receiving healthcare from the first completed PrimaryHealthcare Center in the north.

  • Martin, Smith Enjoy Successful First Day at Daytona Pre-Season Thunder

    Jan 16, 2007

    Ginn Racing's Mark Martin and Regan Smith kicked off the first day of this week's Preseason Thunder test session Monday at Daytona International Speedway, with Smith posting the fourth fastest time in the No. 39 Ginn Racing Chevrolet and Martin posting the 15th fastest time in the U.S. Army Chevrolet.

  • Safety Officer's Invention Saves Humvee-Trapped Soldiers

    Jan 16, 2007

    One of the top killers of Soldiers in Iraq isn't necessarily combat-related. Since operations began there in 2003, many Soldiers have died trying to escape Humvees that have rolled into Iraq's numerous irrigation canals.

  • One Army Team Responds to Extension of Army National Guard Brigade

    Jan 14, 2007

    The Army National Guard -- with the full support of the Department of the Army at the Pentagon -- is rapidly organizing support for Soldiers' families and employers of the 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, following the unit's recently deployment extension in Iraq. Army National Guard Soldiers in the unit from 28 states are affected by the extension.

  • Army announces Surface Deployment and Distribution Command change

    Jan 12, 2007

    The U.S. Army recently designated Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command as an Army service component command to the U.S. Transportation Command and as a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • 25th CAB pilots earn Broken Wing award

    Jan 12, 2007

    Two pilots with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) were awarded Broken Wing awards, recently, for successfully landing a damaged aircraft during training at the Pohokoloa Training Area, when they were back in Hawaii, Feb. 23, 2006.

  • 78th Aviation Battalion upgrades crew machine guns

    Jan 12, 2007

    Soldiers and aviators from the 78th Aviation Battalion of U.S. Army Japan are now fielding a new crew-served weapon, the M240H machine gun, thanks to a recent upgrade which replaced the old, antiquated M60D machine gun that was widely used during the Vietnam War.

  • Army Releases FY06 Safety Report: 20-percent Reduction in Accident Fatalities

    Jan 12, 2007

    With the emphasis on safety by Army senior leaders, and the implementation of safety program improvements and initiatives targeted at leading accident factors, the Army achieved significant accident reductions in Fiscal Year 2006. Details are highlighted in the Army's Fiscal Year 06 Annual Safety Report located online at https://crc.army.mil/Report/Fy06yearend.doc.

  • Hawaii-trained Guam National Guard trains Ethiopian army

    Jan 12, 2007

    The Ethiopian army trainees crept slowly through the thorn-studded East African brush, clutching well-worn Kalashnikov rifles. Somewhere in this rocky landscape a simulated ambush awaited them.

  • Just Keep Running

    Jan 12, 2007

    There's an old Army cadence that goes something like this; "One mile, no sweat! Two miles, better yet! Three miles, oh no!" Three miles...that's the distance the 2nd Stryker Regiment decided to run to bring in the new year. CPL Sarah Martinez has more on this from Vilseck, Germany.

  • Soldiers Use Air Assets to Capture Bomb Makers

    Jan 12, 2007

    Improvised explosive devices are a primary threat to soldiers in the Kirkuk Province. To combat the threat, soldiers in Hawija are augmenting their ground fight with air assets. Those assets are proving invaluable.

  • Patient Care System Aims to Reduce Medical Errors

    Jan 12, 2007

    The defense department has trained thousands of military health care providers to employ a quality management system that's designed to minimize human errors in hospital operating and delivery rooms, a senior defense official said yesterday.

  • 20,000 Additional Troops to Iraq

    Jan 12, 2007

    Pentagon announces 20,000 additional troops to Iraq.

  • Preventative Maintenance

    Jan 12, 2007

    Routine vehicle inspections allow Troops to be ready for whatever mission pops-up.

  • Ford Funeral

    Jan 12, 2007

    Old Guard Soldiers honor President Ford in Washington, DC.

  • New Networks Monitor Power Distribution in Iraq

    Jan 12, 2007

    Restoring and improving the electrical supply in Iraq has been one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' biggest and most costly challenges.

  • Developing pentatheletes: Harvey announces AL21 initiative

    Jan 12, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey announced a new leader development initiative for the Army's military and civilian leaders at the Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, Wednesday. The Army Leaders for the 21st Century initiative has been established to improve the leader development process of building military and civilian leaders who are capable of accomplishing complex and challenging missions in the 21st Century national security environment.

  • Worst-case scenario

    Jan 12, 2007

    California Army National Guard Soldiers from Petaluma practice urban search and extraction techniques during an exercise at the Santa Rosa Fire Department Training Center in Santa Rosa, Calif., Jan. 6.

  • Window with a view

    Jan 12, 2007

    Spc. Tim Parson, from the 158th Aviation Regiment, keeps a lookout aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter on the way to conduct a resupply mission for forward operating bases near the village of Naray, Afghanistan, Jan. 5.

  • Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV quote

    Jan 12, 2007

    Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, spokesman, Multi-National Force aEUR" Iraq, Jan. 12

  • Cordon and search

    Jan 12, 2007

    Soldiers from Company A, 8th Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division combed the Al Amin area of east Baghdad in search of illegal militia.

  • Bush Discusses New Iraq Strategy at Fort Benning

    Jan 12, 2007

    President Bush visited Fort Benning, Ga., yesterday to share thoughts on his new strategy for the war in Iraq with the Soldiers there, but not before offering them his praise.

  • Army program enables wounded warrior to serve again

    Jan 12, 2007

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program helps Soldiers through the recovery process and helps them to get their lives back together.

  • Army Program Enables Wounded Warrior to Serve Again

    Jan 12, 2007

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program helps Soldiers get through the recovery process.

  • 'Surge' Extends Minnesota Guard Unit's Iraq Tour

    Jan 12, 2007

    At least 4,000 National Guard Soldiers may spend an extra four months in Iraq as part of President Bush's troop increase.

  • Army Immediately Begins Implementing DoD Force Adjustments for Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    As a result of the President's Iraq strategy review, the Secretary of Defense directed today an increase in forces for Operation Iraqi Freedom. This announcement will result in a potential increase in Army troop presence in Iraq of more than 20,000 personnel by May. This plus-up will give commanders in Iraq the capability to employ up to 20 brigades to assist in achieving stability and security.

  • Detecting Hidden Weapons

    Jan 11, 2007

    Metal detectors have become a valuable asset for Soldiers trying to find a hidden weapons cache. PFC Ashleigh Torres follows along as Army scouts in Baghdad search for what may lie beneath.

  • Bush outlines new strategy for course ahead in Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Jan. 11, 2007) aEUR" President Bush's new strategy for Iraq, announced last night in a televised speech to the nation, includes more than 20,000 additional U.S. troops on the ground in Baghdad and Anbar province, increased responsibility for the Iraqi government and Iraqi security forces, and more diplomatic and economic initiatives.Speaking from the White House, Bush said his new strategy "will change America's course in Iraq and help us succeed in the fight against terror."

  • Gates' referring to growing the force in Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates, during a White House news conference held Thursday, January 11th.

  • More Provincial Reconstruction Teams to Stand Up in Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    President Bush's new strategy for Iraq includes expanding the number of provincial reconstruction teams from 10 to at least 18 in order to better support political and economic progress, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said during a news conference today.

  • Gates Calls for 65,000 More Soldiers

    Jan 11, 2007

    The active-duty Army will grow by 65,000 personnel over the next five years, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said during a White House news conference today.

  • Digital Battlefield / Elvis Receives Medal

    Jan 11, 2007

    Digital battlefield with Land Warrior and Mounted Warrior; Elvis receives medal.

  • Soldiers Practice Rolling Over

    Jan 11, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, trained dozens of Soldiers on Humvee rollover techniques Friday and Saturday in the parking lot near the 89th Military Police Brigade Headquarters. Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer, commonly known as HEAT, is designed to give Soldiers an idea of what it's like to be in a rollover.

  • NORTHCOM Agency Helps Civil Authorities Prepare For WMD Events

    Jan 11, 2007

    A joint U.S. military organization headquartered in Virginia regularly coordinates with state and local emergency preparedness agencies to prepare for potential new terrorist attacks on the homeland and other catastrophic events, the organization's commander said here yesterday.

  • Texas National Guard Team Responds to Bird Deaths

    Jan 11, 2007

    In a scene reminiscent of emergency measures seen in cities across the country after 9/11, downtown Austin, Texas, was temporarily blocked to people and traffic so authorities could investigate the unexplained deaths of more than 60 birds Jan. 8.

  • Bands on the Run

    Jan 10, 2007

    The USO and MWR are constantly bringing stars from the states to perform overseas for military audiences. In Naples, Italy, SSgt Trevor Pedro tells us about a band that traveled a long way just to bring everyone a piece of home.

  • Country Music Star Visits Vicenza

    Jan 10, 2007

    Armed Forces Entertainment hosts over 1,200 shows around the world each year, reaching over 500,000 people at 270 military installations. SPC Nakisha Fonoti tells us how the agency teamed up with the USO to bring a country music star to Vicenza, Italy.

  • Soldier Adjusts to Life Back Home

    Jan 10, 2007

    From carrying weapons and protecting yourself from the dangers of war, to carrying diapers and protecting your familyaEUR| troops back from battle are settling in with loved ones after an unsettling year in Iraq. Michelle Michael spent time with one Soldier re-learning his role as husband and father.

  • Heading to Kosovo

    Jan 10, 2007

    With so much emphasis placed on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan many have forgotten that the U.S. still has a troop presence in Kosovo. SPC Kevin Link has this story from Camp Atterbury, Indiana and tells us about the next division ready for duty in Kosovo.

  • Army announces Information Operations writing contest winners

    Jan 10, 2007

  • Engineering a solution

    Jan 10, 2007

    Soldiers from the 502nd Engineer Company disassemble a bridge near Taji, Iraq, Jan. 3, to deter insurgents from transporting weapons across the river.

  • Iraqi soldiers pressure insurgents in western Baghdad

    Jan 10, 2007

    Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, are stepping up pressure on insurgent leaders in the Karkh section of Baghdad.

  • Good backup

    Jan 10, 2007

    Pfc. Ashley Stevens, from the 10th Mountain Division, provides security while fellow Soldiers talk to Afghan national policemen about suspicious activity in the area in Bagram.

  • On high alert

    Jan 10, 2007

    Spc. Reginald Robinson (right) and Pfc. Joseph Miller, 1st Infantry Division, provide security for a house-clearing mission in the Adhamiyah area of Baghdad.

  • Spc. Jessica Gaulke quote

    Jan 10, 2007

    Spc. Jessica Gaulke, 22, Minneapolis' 2007 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes, who joined the Guard and will soon deploy to Iraq.

  • Texas National Guard Team Puts Training to Good Use

    Jan 10, 2007

    In a scene reminiscent of emergency measures seen in cities across the country after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, downtown Austin was temporarily blocked to people and traffic Jan. 8 so authorities could investigate the unexplained deaths of more than 60 birds.

  • New Networks Monitor Power Distribution in Iraq

    Jan 10, 2007

    Restoring and improving the electrical supply in Iraq has been one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' biggest and most costly challenges. Although access to power varies greatly and is at times unpredictable, the USACE has restored electricity to many homes, businesses and public facilities throughout the country.

  • Renovation Increases Packaging Laboratory's Unique Capabilities

    Jan 10, 2007

    The Packaging Applications Testing Facility, part of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Logistics Support Activity, tests packaging, sealing, identification, storage and container systems for Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health. In accordance with Title 10 US Code AS2539b, the lab and testing services are also available for testing requests from the private sector. Equipment ranges from small bench-top and walk-in environment simulation chambers, to a 4-ton overhead crane, and an altitude chamber that simulates atmospheric pressures up to 100,000 feet.

  • Cavalry Teaches Iraqis Advanced First Aid

    Jan 10, 2007

    Troops from 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, attached to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, spent four days training Iraqi security forces in first aid, and provided them with some advanced medical techniques at Combat Outpost Nimur.

  • Iraqi-American Soldier Serves Proudly

    Jan 10, 2007

    Eight years and many small miracles later, Spc. Jotyar Tile retuned to Iraq and will be serving both his countries.

  • Troops Capture Terror Suspects in Meat-Packing Plant

    Jan 10, 2007

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division, conducted a nighttime raid on a Baghdad meat-packaging facility suspected of being a terrorist meeting place in the Al Rashid district Jan. 7.

  • Rounds on target

    Jan 10, 2007

    Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, preparing for deployment, got some valuable live-fire training at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • New enlisted advisor wowed by Guards Soldiers' pride in high-tempo missions

    Jan 10, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Ray Hudson, senior enlisted advisor to the National Guard bureau chief, said Guard troops recognize the country is counting on them at a critical time in its history.

  • Afghan security forces becoming competent, capable

    Jan 10, 2007

    Continued support of the U.S. and international community to building a strong Afghan army and police force is essential as that country moves forward with social and economic progress.

  • Delivering smiles

    Jan 10, 2007

    Capt. Rufus Schumate, a company commander from the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, and Iraqi soldiers are greeted by children as they arrive to deliver humanitarian aid packages in the village of Al Hak.

  • Army pride

    Jan 10, 2007

    Soldiers from the Army Recruiting Command, Camp Atterbury, Ind., and Indiana Army National Guard are recognized at the first round playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs in Indianapolis Jan. 6.

  • Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey quote

    Jan 10, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey, to the All American Bowl audience Jan. 6.

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