Archive: Oct 2007

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  • Thirteen Heroes

    Oct 31, 2007

    The Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, was on hand to honor thirteen Soldiers awarded for their service as first responders immediately following Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Elder Interview

    Oct 31, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights an interview with Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Elder who discusses the need for multifunctional logistics, transformation and penathletes.

  • Patient Simulator

    Oct 31, 2007

  • Staff Sergeant Gets Longest Drive, Settles for Runner-up

    Oct 31, 2007

    Army Staff Sgt. Bryan King of Wuerzberg, Germany, was runner-up in the 2007 Military Long Drive Championship Oct. 25 and U.S. Coast Guard Airman Ryan Hixson won with a drive of 367 yards.

  • Army Astronaut Preps for 3rd Spacewalk to Check Damaged Panel

    Oct 31, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock is preparing for his third spacewalk with Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski, scheduled Thursday, as the space shuttle DiscoveryAca,!a,,cs crew continues to evaluate a damaged solar array discovered Tuesday.

  • Brick Factory Patrol

    Oct 31, 2007

    Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, search for hidden weapons caches at a brick factory in Narhwan, Iraq.

  • Bridging the Rowoian Tuy

    Oct 31, 2007

    Soldiers with the 70th Engineer Battalion built a 110-foot Bailey bridge over the Rowoian Tuy River near the village of Jaji, Paktya Province, Afghanistan, for the local population in less than three days.

  • Gold Medal of Remembrance

    Oct 31, 2007

    Gold Medal of Remembrance presented to 1st Lt. Patrick Engeman and his sister, Nicole.

  • 2nd MI Soldiers Visit to France

    Oct 31, 2007

    Soldiers from the 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion visit the battlefields of Normandy, France and talk to residents who recalled the events of D-Day. Spc. Nicholas Anderson has the story.

  • Former WW II Adversaries Meet as Friends

    Oct 31, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" When asked how high he was flying that day, Charles Hebert has a simple answer.

  • Army Completes Largest Fielding of Battlefield EMR Systems

    Oct 31, 2007

    This month the Army and Air Force completed the largest training and equipping effort of digital medical recording systems to date.

  • Miss Utah Visits Wounded Warriors

    Oct 31, 2007

    Sgt. Jill Stevens, combat medic, recent university graduate and reigning Miss Utah 2007, visited wounded warriors Oct. 24 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Ceremonies of saintly nature

    Oct 31, 2007

  • Soldiers don golden spurs

    Oct 31, 2007

  • S.O.S.!

    Oct 31, 2007

    Soldiers from the Indiana Army National Guard participate in water survival and operational training at a lake in Evansville, Ind. Here, they are attempting to board their overturned Zodiac boat.

  • Brig. Gen. John F. Campbell quote

    Oct 31, 2007

    Army Brig. Gen. John F. Campbell, deputy commander for maneuver, Multinational Division Baghdad, referring to the rescue of seven kidnapped sheiks in northern Baghdad.

  • Guard Readies for Aftermath of California Fires

    Sep 29, 2011

    Under a sky still smoky from active wildfires, National Guard Citizen-Soldiers prepared for the flash floods and mudslides that will come long after the flames are extinguished.

  • Brain injury, post combat stress education continues

    Oct 30, 2007

    Story on TBI and PTSD chain teaching.

  • 509th Parachutes into North Africa, November 1942

    Oct 30, 2007

    509th Parachutes into North Africa, November 1942.

  • Award Ceremony at Soldier Field

    Oct 30, 2007

    A survey of the Army's participation in the Chicago Bears 2007 Veterans Day observance game.

  • 1st Armored Division Accepts Multi-National Division - North Mission in Tikrit

    Oct 30, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq -- U.S. Army Europe's 1st Armored Division officially assumed control of Multi-National Division Aca,!" North in a transfer of authority ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher here Oct. 28.

  • LetAca,!a,,cs Hope This Never Happens

    Oct 30, 2007

    A simulated dirty bomb (a conventional explosion containing fake nuclear material) Aca,!A"explodesAca,!A? in Portland, Ore., Oct. 16, during an exercise to test Soldiers and other first responders.

  • Far Away but Still 'Close to Home'

    Oct 30, 2007

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" It may not be Aca,!A"realAca,!A? time, but it is family time for those serving downrange and loved ones back home.

  • On The Home Front: Top Cavalry Garden Dedicated

    Oct 30, 2007

  • Gen. Casey on Supporting Army Families

    Oct 30, 2007

    Gen. George Casey talks about supporting Army families through Army Family Covenant following signing ceremony in Germany.

  • Joint U.S.-Romanian Jump

    Oct 30, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers conduct joint parachuting exercise with Romanian counterparts. Navy Petty Officer Christopher Lenart reports from Romania.

  • Brig. Gen. Douglas B. Earhart quote

    Oct 30, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Douglas B. Earhart, commander, U.S. contingent in the NATO-led Kosovo Force, referring to the upcoming Kosovo elections and follow-on negotiations on the status of the province.

  • Hoping for Best, Preparing for Worst

    Oct 30, 2007

    Soldiers and other servicemembers from the Chemical Biological Incident Response Force check for simulated contamination during Exercise Capital Shield 2008 in Lorton, Va., Oct. 22.

  • Spacewalk Connects Truss to International Space Station

    Oct 30, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and mission specialist Scott Parazynski began a spacewalk at 4:45 a.m. EDT today to help fasten the Port 6 truss to its new home on the International Space Station.

  • U.S. Army, Europe Military Police 'RIP' into Iraq Mission

    Oct 30, 2007

    U.S. ARMY EUROPE MILITARY POLICE Aca,!EoeRIPAca,!a,,c INTO IRAQ MISSION By Sgt. Daniel Blottenberger 18th Military Police Brigade Public Affairs Office BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Aca,!A"This is a change of environment for us, but we are expecting the unexpected and we are trained for anything that might come our way. I want to be here and I love what IAca,!a,,cm doing here,Aca,!A? said Sgt. Ryan Blas of the 18th Military Police Brigade CommanderAca,!a,,cs Personal Security Detachment. The PSD team and the rest of U.S. Army Europe's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th MP Brigade are now in the final stage of training known as Aca,!A"Relief In Place,Aca,!A? part of the process that passes a mission here from an outgoing unit to an incoming one. The 18th, deployed from Mannheim, Germany for a 15-month tour, is assuming the mission that had been the responsibility of the outgoing 89th MP Brigade from Fort Hood, Texas

  • IMCOM-Europe Garrisons Win Army Recreation Awards

    Oct 30, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Army recognized 12 recreation programs from garrisons in Europe during the recent National Recreation and Parks Association conference in Indianapolis.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army Visits Soldiers, Views Training During Day in Grafenwoehr, Vilseck

    Oct 30, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston observed training and talked with troops about the ever-changing face of todayAca,!a,,cs force during a visit to the Joint Multinational Training Command here Oct. 28. U.S. Army Europe Command Sgt. Maj. Iuniasolua T. Savusa and V Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph Beam joined Preston for the visit. Preston began his day here talking with Warrior Leader Course students at the 7th Army NCO Academy. In his remarks he praised the Soldiers for choosing the Army as a career, and challenged them to talk about their jobs and share their experiences with their families and friends back home.

  • Army's Highest-Ranking NCO Makes Busy Nine-Day Visit to U.S. Army, Europe Soldiers

    Oct 30, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Junior Soldiers are now taking on more responsibilities, so the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Education System is adapting to give them the leadership and warrior skills they need for the continuing fight against global terrorism, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top NCO told a group of military policemen during a breakfast meeting here Oct 26.

  • Pilot Earns Distinguished Flying Cross for Landing Plane After Being Wounded in Iraq Attack

    Oct 30, 2007

    LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, Balad, Iraq -- Aca,!A"The whole flight was eight minutes out, eight minutes back,Aca,!A? said Chief Warrant Officer 5 Terrance Lee,. Aca,!A"You donAca,!a,,ct think about those things (while flying). ItAca,!a,,cs only while youAca,!a,,cre lying in the bed in the hospital, thatAca,!a,,cs when ... lots of things go through your head.Aca,!A?

  • From Tactical to Practical, Military Meets California's Needs

    Sep 29, 2011

    When the call came requesting federal help to combat the flames engulfing Southern California, the Department of Defense, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the California National Guard sprang into action.

  • 'Witch Doctors' begin journey home

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs medical evacuation unit, the horrors of war are all too real. But, those missions of transporting hurt and dying patients are over for a few troopers.

  • Iraqi Policemen learn the basics during 10-day prep course

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Left, left, left, right,Aca,!A? the 30-man platoon of Iraqi Police in training shouted in Arabic while marching to their next class.A,A

  • Joining Forces for a Better Ameriya

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAWK, Iraq Aca,!" Cooperation is the key to any successful mission, and for one western Baghdad neighborhood of Ameriya the cooperation between forces from U.S., Iraqi and community volunteers is beginning to pay off.

  • Air Cavalry prepares spouses for reunion, reintegration with their Soldiers

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" As the families of the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 15th Sustainment Brigade welcome their Soldiers home, the rest of the First Team spouses are spending time learning what to expect and how to prepare for the reunion with their loved ones.

  • Tamimi, Jibouri tribes uphold reconciliation in Diyala

    Oct 29, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" The Tamimi and Jibouri tribes, the two largest tribes in IraqAca,!a,,cs Diyala province, met Oct. 24 to discuss the importance of reconciliation and signed a fellowship agreement stressing cooperation and friendship between the two tribes.

  • Tennessee community donates soccer equipment to Harthia school children

    Oct 29, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" After hearing a presentation from a Tennessee National Guardsman who had recently returned from Iraq about how the future of the country will be in the hands of its children, Richard Kolasheski and others at the American Legion Post 256 in Loudon, Tenn. came away with a new idea for helping Soldiers fighting overseas.

  • Army Sets Training, Plans Next Steps for Medical Action

    Oct 29, 2007

    Every Warrior Transition Unit member must be certified by January 2, 2008, said Col. Paul Cordts, director of health policy and services at the office of the surgeon general.

  • Prosperity runners raise money for Breast Cancer

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" The 5K fun runs hosted by the Prosperity Run Club have all but been routine for Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pierce. He has made a run of winning just about all of them since the run club director, Maj. Scarlett Foster, started it.

  • National Police battalion claims small victory while at police academy

    Oct 29, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" When the Iraqi soccer team claimed the Asian Cup Championship earlier this year, the entire country rejoiced in their victory. It served as a small symbol of victory that encompassed all sects of people and brought them together, if only for a moment.

  • Iraqi Army general visits Stallion area of operations to discuss security

    Oct 29, 2007

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!"Senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division met with Iraqi Army Lt. Gen Abud Qanbar, commanding general of the Baghdad Operations Command to discuss security within the 2nd Aca,!A"StallionAca,!A? Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, area of operations here Oct. 25.

  • Army Astronaut Walks in Space

    Oct 29, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and mission specialist Scott Parazynski are scheduled to camp out tonight in the airlock of Space Shuttle Discovery in preparation their spacewalk Tuesday morning.

  • Dragon red legs vie to be best field artillery crew in Top Gun competition

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For Army field artillery men, commonly referred to as Aca,!Eoered legs,Aca,!a,,c a term adopted during the Civil War when artillery men wore red stripes down the sides of their uniform pant legs, it has been said that there can be few greater accolades than being named Aca,!A"top gun.Aca,!A?

  • Army Honors Children of Fallen

    Oct 29, 2007

    The Army honored the children of fallen-hero Chief Warrant Officer 4 John W. Engeman today, in a ceremony split between the Pentagon and Baghdad that was a time of tears, laughter and above all, pride.

  • Hard Working Soldier Remembered at Memorial

    Oct 29, 2007

    BALAD, Iraq (Oct. 24, 2007) Aca,!" As the sun set over Logistical Support Area Anaconda, Soldiers gathered in a crowded chapel to pay respects to their fallen comrade in Balad, Iraq, Oct. 24.

  • Leaders Renew Commitment to Families in Europe

    Oct 29, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. joined U.S. Army Europe leaders in signing the Army Family Covenant before an enthusiastic crowd at Campbell Barracks Friday, renewing the Army's commitment to its Families.

  • Accident Takes Out Army Chevy in Atlanta

    Oct 29, 2007

    An accident forced Mark Martin to take an early exit from Sunday's Pep Boys Auto 500 Nextel Cup race.

  • Army Dragster Beaten in Quarterfinals

    Oct 29, 2007

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, who handles the controls of the U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster, lost in the quarterfinals of the ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals Sunday.

  • USACE Builds Truck Stop and Water Treatment Center

    Oct 29, 2007

    The USACE builds an Iraq truck stop and water treatment center.

  • Ft. Lee Military Working Dog Competition

    Oct 29, 2007

    TRADOC hosts Military Working Dog Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Crystal Park reports.

  • Golden Knights Return from India Bearing Medals

    Oct 29, 2007

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, returned from Hyderabad, India adding gold, silver and a new record to their list of accomplishments.

  • Ramadi Unity Parade Marks Key Event in Iraqi Reconciliation

    Oct 29, 2007

    A remarkable parade in IraqAca,!a,,cs Anbar province, openly attended by citizens from all walks of life, demonstrates that Iraqi reconciliation efforts are working, a coalition commander said.

  • Iraqi Government Must Solidify Accomplishments, General Says

    Oct 29, 2007

    The Iraqi government needs to act now, not later, to solidify gains made in the war-torn country, the coalition commander in northern Iraq said.

  • Sgts. 1st Class Tony Copeland and Aaron Manning quote

    Oct 29, 2007

    Said simultaneously by Sgts. 1st Class Tony Copeland and Aaron Manning, 1st Cavalry Division, as they watch streaming video of their rival hometown high school football teams. The two, stationed together at Camp Taji, Iraq, share the same hometown of Valdosta, Ga.

  • Volunteers climb to new heights to advance Army research

    Oct 29, 2007

    Human research volunteers at the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass., participate in studies and evaluations that are critical to Army research.

  • Redstone team provides modified Blackhawks to support Multi-National Force-Iraq

    Oct 29, 2007

    The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Engineering Directorate Prototype Integration Facility recently delivered two Army Airborne Command and Control System Command Configuration aircraft to areas of operation.

  • Guard Pilot Answers Call, Long Road to Active Army

    Oct 29, 2007

    It didn't matter that he already had a good job that paid well, and his convictions weren't shaken after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wanted to join the Army full time. He wanted to become a full-time warrior.

  • Efficiencies sought and taught with Lean Six Sigma

    Oct 29, 2007

    Twelve students from various military organizations attended a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Course recently at the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass.

  • ARL supports research program at Edward Waters College

    Oct 29, 2007

    Five undergraduate students from Edward Waters College, a historically Black college located in Jacksonville, Fla., spent the summer at the U.S. Army Research Lab where they worked closely with scientists and engineers making significant contributions to their teamAca,!a,,cs research projects.

  • I'm Still Standing

    Oct 29, 2007

    Ten-year-old Hailey Dibiasi, a wildfire survivor, poses with (from left) Pfc. Edgar Rivera, whose cousin was killed saving another family member's life in the southern California wildfires; Sgt. Jerrod Dett, whose home was burned down; Pfc. Eliza Bealer, an evacuee; and Pfc. Chris Adams, whose home was destroyed by the wildfire. The photo was taken prior to a San Diego vs. Houston game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Oct. 28. Despite their losses, the Soldiers chose to remain on duty, along with 2,000 other National Guard Soldiers who helped tackle the fires.

  • TARDEC, ARL partnership to see armor upgrades

    Oct 29, 2007

    Two U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command organizations have partnered to answer the Aca,!EoeCall to DutyAca,!a,,c for the Route Clearance Vehicle Expedient Armor upgrades.

  • Future of precision airdrop showcased

    Oct 29, 2007

    Media attended a showcase of the latest airdrop technologies Oct. 25 during the Precision Airdrop Technology Conference and Demonstration at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.

  • Ansbach Tests Force Protection, Emergency Response Capabilities

    Oct 29, 2007

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach put itself and the local communityAca,!a,,cs emergency responders to the test during a force protection and incident response exercise Oct. 15-17.

  • October Declared 'Energy Awareness Month'

    Oct 26, 2007

    President Bush declared October Aca,!A"Energy Awareness MonthAca,!A? and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren signed a memorandum earlier this month urging energy conservation.

  • Guard on Duty as Californians Return Home

    Oct 26, 2007

    Before Mike Maury could thank the firefighters who he thought had prevented his house from going up in flames, he thanked the California National Guard for protecting it from looters.

  • Senior Leaders Renew Army Commitment to Families at Heidelberg Covenant Signing

    Oct 26, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. joined U.S. Army Europe Commander Gen. David McKiernan and other senior leaders in signing the Army Family Covenant before an enthusiastic crowd at Campbell Barracks here today, renewing the ArmyAca,!a,,cs commitment to its Families. Casey and McKiernanAca,!a,,cs signatures were joined by those of Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston; USAREUR Command Sgt. Maj. Iuniasolua Savusa; Col. Robert J. Ulses, U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg commander, and USAG Heidelberg Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda J. Lomax.

  • Wounded Warriors Honored by the First Team

    Oct 26, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The courage, selfless service and sacrifices of 18 American heroes wounded while serving in Iraq were recognized during the 1st Cavalry Division's Purple Heart and Volunteer of the Month Ceremony held Oct. 23 at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

  • 18th Military Police Brigade Soldiers Move into Iraq to Assume 15-Month Mission

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP VICTORY, Baghdad Iraq -- Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Military Police Brigade, made their way here from Baghdad International Airport with quiet anticipation. Aca,!A"I was a little hesitant, anxious and relieved to get here and get to work,Aca,!A? said Spc. Anthony Henderson, a human resources specialist with the unit. Aca,!A"I was hesitant because I wasnAca,!a,,ct positive on what to expect, but I was relieved knowing that the time on our deployment is now starting to tick away.Aca,!A?

  • Fires Squadron helps Iraqi farmers get irrigation water, plan for further projects

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" With nearly three months in country, the Fires Aca,!A"HellAca,!A? Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, has been working with both Sunni and Shia local tribal leaders, local government officials and 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team to help improve agriculture and other critical infrastructure efforts in their area of operations.

  • Unyielding dedication: Soldier is making defense of a nation a career

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" It didnAca,!a,,ct matter that he already had a good job that paid well, and his convictions werenAca,!a,,ct shaken after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wanted to join the Army full time. He wanted to become a full-time warrior.

  • Renovations complete; elementary school opens in central Baghdad

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" After months of renovations supervised by the Qadisiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council, hundreds of students lined up to attend their schoolAca,!a,,cs grand reopening ceremony at the Al Hamza Elementary School Oct. 22.

  • Patrolling BaqoubaAca,!a,,cs markets

    Oct 26, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division patrol Baqouba, Iraq, where markets are now open following improved security in the city.

  • Rock Aca,!a,,cn Coffee at Taji

    Oct 26, 2007

  • 'Capital Shield' Propels NCR into Response Mode

    Oct 26, 2007

    A deadly bomb Monday threw the region into Aca,!A| another Capital Shield exercise that primed the readiness of the military to lock arms with local and federal interagency partners in response.

  • No Wax, Please!

    Oct 26, 2007

  • Army NG and USACE Fight Fires in California

    Oct 26, 2007

    Update on the Army National Guard and Corps of Engineers involvement in fighting the fires in California.

  • MND-N continues to rebuild northern Iraq

    Oct 26, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" Multi-national Division - North continues working with the Government of Iraq to rebuild the infrastructure and improve the quality of life for the people of Northern Iraq.

  • 'Chargers' honored for service in Diyala

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Gathered in formation at a combat outpost in Baqouba, Iraq, Soldiers from Aca,!A"BoneAca,!A? Company, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stood tall, reflecting on their deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Airlift Mission

    Oct 26, 2007

    Soldiers airlift a downed Chinook helicopter in Guatemala. Sgt. William Nash has the story.

  • Sgt. Timothy Bilbrey quote

    Oct 26, 2007

    Sgt. Timothy Bilbrey, referring to the new Army program that offers a bonus for enlisting active duty and later transferring to the Guard. Sgt. Bilbrey trains Virginia National Guard enlistees awaiting shipment to basic training.

  • Under Attack

    Oct 26, 2007

    A Soldier conceals himself with smoke after one of his vehicles was hit by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Oct. 18. The Soldier is from 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment.

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Calls for Renewed Commitment During U.S. Army, Europe-Sponsored Conference

    Oct 26, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- NATO is evolving but its members must speed up the pace of transformation, reduce restrictions to operational missions, and fulfill their pledged commitment to the alliance, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told senior European defense officials gathered here for the annual Conference of European Armies Oct. 25

  • Stuttgart Wins IMCOM-Europe Soccer Title

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP DARBY, Italy Aca,!" Two soccer teams from U.S. garrisons in Germany battled for the Installation Management Command-Europe soccer championship, with Stuttgart defeating Wiesbaden 2-1.

  • Stryker Soldiers Part of Collaborative Effort to Renovate Baghdad Girls School

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- When students at the Yarmook GirlAca,!a,,cs School in Sadr City returned from summer vacation last month, they found that their school had received an extreme make-over, thanks to U.S. Army, Europe Soldiers, the Iraqi National Police and the government of Iraq. Soldiers from USAREUR's 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi National Police officers visited the recently renovated school Oct. 22 to see the improvements and hand out backpacks and soccer balls to the students.

  • Joint Task Force-East Volunteers Join Seabees in Renovating Romanian Children's Center

    Oct 26, 2007

    CONSTANTA, Romania -- Volunteer service members at Joint Task Force East made home a better place for 60 handicapped Romanian children. A fresh coat of paint and some spackle went a long way when Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Aca,!" 40 headed an effort to improve the Horizon Community Service Center, a facility for handicapped children, Oct. 13 and 14.

  • Fight Prevailing Against California Fires

    Sep 29, 2011

    The Santa Ana winds lost strength in Southern California Thursday , allowing military and civilian firefighters to make progress against wildfires that had blazed across seven counties.

  • Shingo Academy Inducts AMC Commander

    Oct 25, 2007

    Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs top general recently made history as the first public sector leader to be honored for best business practices.

  • Capital Shield: Exercise propels NCR into response mode

    Oct 25, 2007

    Imagery from the Capital Shield 08 exercise conducted by Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and its service, interagency and state and local partners Oct. 22 to 23 (2007).

  • JCS Chairman at Leavenworth: Leaders Can Fix Issues

    Oct 25, 2007

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said great military leadership can solve the militaryAca,!a,,cs seemingly intractable problems.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Visits Fort Riley

    Oct 25, 2007

    Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was at Fort Riley, Kan., Oct. 24 to hear what challenges and struggles face Soldiers and Family members today.

  • Running Against Cancer

    Oct 25, 2007

    Over the years, Chief Warrant Officer 3 David Boyer has participated in several long-distance events, just for the sheer love of running. This weekend heAca,!a,,cll be lacing up his sneakers to run a marathon in memory of a friend who never had the opportunity to run one.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Visits Army Posts

    Oct 25, 2007

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael G. Mullen, visited Fort Sill Oct. 23 as part of a two-day trip in which he also made stops at forts Leavenworth and Riley, Kan.

  • Underground History - Sites on Military Installation Bridge Gaps in Regional Archaeological Records

    Oct 25, 2007

    Hunters and gatherers roamed the grounds of what we now call Fort Lee about 8,000 years ago. They built base camps, burned pottery and made stone tools. Even today, those artifacts are being unearthed and sometimes discovered just lying on open ground.

  • Supply Specialists in Short Supply

    Oct 25, 2007

    The growing demand of Soldiers trained in unit supply and automated logistics is translating into the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School training more specialists than their annual requirement.

  • NG Pulled From Border Security to Fight Fires

    Oct 25, 2007

    Army National Guard has been activated and pulled from border security to help fight the fires in California.

  • 10-Week BCT

    Oct 25, 2007

    John Harlow talks to CSM Johns Sparks, TRADOC Command Sgt. Major about the change to extent Basic Combat Training from 9 weeks to 10 weeks and how it will benefit the Army and the Soldier.

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