Archive: Oct 2007

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  • 'Active First' Program Offers Up to $60,000 in Bonuses

    Oct 25, 2007

    A new Army program dubbed Aca,!A"Active FirstAca,!A? promises up to $60,000 in bonuses to recruits who opt for 30 to 48 months of active duty then transfer to the National Guard.

  • TLC for Iraqi Boy

    Oct 25, 2007

    Ayhab and his father are escorted by U.S. and Iraqi soldiers in Narhwan, Oct. 6. The boy will be airlifted to a hospital in Najaf where he will receive colonoscopy reversal surgery.

  • Adm. Michael G. Mullen quote

    Oct 25, 2007

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen, to Soldiers at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman visits Fort Sill

    Oct 25, 2007

  • Former SMA Still Serves

    Oct 25, 2007

    Jack L. Tilley left the Army twice Aca,!" first after a tour in Vietnam, then again in 2004. But he still thinks heAca,!a,,cs a Soldier.

  • Army Reserve Chief Discusses Priorities for Today's Reservists During Heidelberg Town Hall

    Oct 25, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Oct. 22, 2007)-- Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, offered an assessment of todayAca,!a,,cs Reserve and its future during a town hall meeting at the Patrick Henry Village theater here Monday. Stultz, who also commands the U.S. Army Reserve Command, spoke for more than an hour and then fielded questions from the crowd of about 100 military and civilian attendees, providing a unique perspective from the top.

  • Army Helping Attack California Wildfires

    Sep 29, 2011

    Army National Guard helicopters were attacking southern CaliforniaAca,!a,,cs ferocious wildfires Tuesday as Soldiers on the ground were manning traffic control points and the Army Corps of Engineers prepared for relief missions to provide people who had lost their homes with some of the necessities of life.

  • Tobyhanna employees attend first CPIM program

    Oct 24, 2007

    Fifteen Tobyhanna Army Depot employees took part in the first Association for Operations Management training course which was an accelerated nine-month study program.

  • With the 38th Regiment in Mufriq

    Oct 24, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, patrol in Mufriq, Iraq.

  • Book Minimizes Mess in Military Moves

    Oct 24, 2007

    Your orders have gone through. Your household goods have (finally) arrived. Your recently-renovated quarters or brand-new privatized house is overflowing with boxes. You canAca,!a,,ct find your bed linens and you know none of your curtains are going to fit your new windows. Now what'

  • Joint Training Mission

    Oct 24, 2007

    Soldiers and Airmen trained together at Fort Fisher, N.C. The MH-47 Chinook crew and helicopters are from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., and the Airmen are from Hurlburt Field, Fla.

  • Iraqi Army runs 'solo' medical operation

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" There was a long line of black headcovers, children running around unworried, a medical crew ready to take care of their own and military men providing security as Iraqi Army troops turned a school in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Bakariya Village into a temporary medical clinic Oct. 22.

  • Black Jack All-Stars: 'NFC' sneaks by 'AFC,' 41-36

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" With four seconds on the clock and only 20 yards from the championship, the Aca,!A"AFCAca,!A? All-StarsAca,!a,,c quarterback Joshua Parker used a gadget play putting the ball in receiver Mario GrimesAca,!a,,c hands.

  • Georgia High School Football Rivalry Extends Thousands of Miles to Iraq

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"My team is the best,Aca,!A? Sgt. 1st Class Tony Copeland, noncommissioned officer in charge of 1st Brigade Combat TeamAca,!a,,cs personnel office and Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Manning, 1st BCT Iraqi Security Forces Cell noncommissioned officer, stated in unison.

  • Houston Cheerleaders Compete to Raise Nearly $4,000 for Wagonmaster's FRG

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The Family Readiness Group co-leaders accepted a gift of nearly $4,000 from the cheerleading squads of Klein Forest and Westfield High Schools during a Homecoming Game held Oct. 12 in Houston.

  • Fort Hood, Reserve Units Return Home

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" When Soldiers come home from a deployment to Iraq, nothing will stop their families from meeting them at the welcome ceremony, not even the weather.

  • Coffee connoisseur fuels 15th BSB Soldiers

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Anybody can take grounds and put them in a coffee pot and make a pot of coffee,Aca,!A? explained Chief Warrant Officer Tilden Morgan, as he prepares a shot of espresso at his office at FOB Prosperity, Aca,!A"but anybody who knows anything about the taste of coffee knows that espresso has a distinct flavor.Aca,!A?

  • Preparing for Lunch

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Warrior Brigade holds 100th video teleconference at Taji

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When Soldiers deployed to Kuwait for Operation Desert Storm, opportunities to contact the home front were extremely limited.

  • MND-B's commander honors Taji troopers

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Neutral location established to advance reconciliation in Taji

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The Sheiks Conference CenterAca,!a,,cs grand opening took place Oct. 18 near Taji, Iraq. Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi police, Iraqi Army, representatives of the Iraqi government, Iraqi security volunteers as well as 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division troops gathered at the center with a common goal Aca,!" reconciliation.

  • CFC-O campaign kicks off in Iraq

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Specialized Training Sets National Police Apart from the Rest

    Oct 24, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" While violence has taken a downward slide recently, the Iraqi National Police are beginning to move on to learn tactics and procedures that will push them into the next several stages of law enforcement.

  • Iraqi Army, Fires Squadron hold joint medical effort in Fira Shia

    Oct 24, 2007

  • U.S. Soldiers End 3 Months of Training in Romania

    Oct 24, 2007

    Joint Task Force EastAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Proof of PrincipleAca,!A? exercise in Romania gave U.S. Army Europe artillerymen a chance to learn infantry skills from the experts.

  • Tribal sheiks gather, open center for reconciliation

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Families, friends remember the lives of the fallen

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Battling Wildfires

    Oct 24, 2007

    The Pentagon is sending troops and equipment to help with the battle against raging California wildfires.

  • Army Boxers Lead U.S. Medal Count at Military World Games

    Oct 24, 2007

    Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Shepherd won a gold medal in the heavyweight division to highlight the U.S. Armed Forces boxing team's four-medal performance at the 4th CISM Military World Games.

  • 1st Cav Hostage Rescue / Army Astronaut Blasts Off

    Oct 24, 2007

    1st Cavalry Division Soldiers rescue hostages and confiscate weapons in Iraq; Army Col. Douglas Wheelock heads to International Space-station on the Shuttle Discovery.

  • CSM/SGM Utilization and Management System

    Oct 24, 2007

    In an interview with Staff Sgt. Dan Wiltshire, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston and Sgt. Maj. Michael Croom talk about the new CSA/SGM Utilization and Management System.

  • Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum quote

    Oct 24, 2007

    Chief of the National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum.

  • Door Opener

    Oct 24, 2007

    Spc. Anthony Register uses his M-203 grenade launcher to breach an unoccupied house in the East Rashid district of Baghdad, Oct. 9, where a weapons cache is suspected. Sgt. Register is assigned to 3rd Platoon, Company H, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment.

  • Vilseck Home to Warrior Transition Unit

    Oct 24, 2007

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" In keeping with the Army warrior ethos Aca,!A"I will never leave a fallen comrade behind,Aca,!A? Warrior Transition Units are being activated in Europe as part of the Army Medical Action Plan announced by the Department of Defense in June.

  • U.S. Army, Europe Artillery Soldiers Complete Final Phase of 'Proof of Principle' Exercise

    Oct 24, 2007

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR BASE, Romania -- Joint Task Force EastAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"proof of principleAca,!A? exercise here gave U.S. Army Europe artillerymen a chance to learn infantry skills from the experts. Aca,!A"The Romanian men weAca,!a,,cre training with are infantrymen; weAca,!a,,cre artillery,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Thomas Matsel, commander of Aca,!A"Task Force Deep SteelAca,!A? and the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery. Aca,!A"They are the experts,Aca,!A? he said, adding that most of the Romanian troops they trained with are also combat veterans.

  • 'Vanguared' Commander Applauds Iraqi Voluntees Contribution to Improved Security, Economy

    Oct 24, 2007

    Multi-National Division - Baghdad Public Affairs Office BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A U.S. Army, Europe battalion commander working directly with Iraqi Security Volunteers cited their efforts as one of the major factors in the economic revival of the Saydiyah, a southern neighborhood in the Iraqi capital. Lt. Col. George Glaze, commander of the "Vanguards" of the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division based in Schweinfurt, Germany, is responsible for the security of a large part of West Rashid that includes Saydiyah and Radwiniyah.

  • SemperComm Opens Morale-building Contest

    Oct 23, 2007

    The troop-support group SemperComm is now asking for nominations for its 2008 awards program recognizing the morale-raising efforts of troops stationed throughout the world.

  • AMC Participates in AUSA

    Oct 23, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights its participation in the Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting and exposition held in Washington, D.C.

  • Red River Army Depot

    Oct 23, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the Red River Army Depot and its improvements to the HMMWV repair line, which was a gold recipient of the 2007 Shingo Prize Public Sector Award for excellence in manufacturing.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot and Firefinder Radar

    Oct 23, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the Tobyhanna Army Depot and the Firefinder radar system, which was a gold recipient of the 2007 Shingo Prize Public Sector Award for excellence in manufacturing.

  • Purple Heart / Defense of Freedom Display

    Oct 23, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the Purple Heart/Defense of Freedom educational display in front of AMC headquarters.

  • Army Astronaut Lifts Off for Space Station

    Oct 23, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Douglas H. Wheelock blasted off at 11:38 a.m. today as the Space Shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center, Fla., with a mission of delivering equipment to the International Space Station.

  • The Dogs of War

    Oct 23, 2007

    Military working dogs are adept at sniffing out explosives and drugs and are used extensively at home and abroad in the fight against terrorism.

  • Historic Launch Held at Camp Taji

    Oct 23, 2007

    The residents of this camp are exposed to an incessant buzzing -- a sound of safety for the troops on the ground in Multinational Division Baghdad area of operations.

  • MP Teams Contend for Top Dog Award

    Oct 23, 2007

    A four-day competition challenged teams to detect explosives and narcotics, search for personnel, apprehend suspects, negotiate obstacles and complete various canine-related tasks last week in the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Military Working Dog Warrior Police Challenge last week at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Soldier Takes Gold in Shotgun World Cup

    Oct 23, 2007

    Two-time Olympian Pfc. Walton Glenn Eller of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit proved himself once again to be one of the best Double Trap shooters in the world Oct. 20 by winning the Gold Medal in the 2007 International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup Final.

  • Working Dog Competition

    Oct 23, 2007

    The 2nd Annual TRADOC Military Working Dog Warrior Police Challenge. The top two honors went to handlers from Fort Lee, VA.

  • Magic Men

    Oct 23, 2007

    Two Soldiers perform magic tricks to maintain morale of fellow Soldiers in Iraq. Spc. Matt Mikolas reports.

  • Faulenberg Returned to German Authorities

    Oct 23, 2007

    WuerzburgAca,!a,,cs Faulenberg Kaserne, a military installation since 1877 and home to U.S. Soldiers since 1947, has been returned to the German government.

  • Liberian Serves U.S. Army with Gratitude

    Oct 23, 2007

    Spc. Momo S. Larmena Jr. has made a life out of giving back to his country, first to his native Liberia and now to the United States, his adopted country.

  • 'Civilian Surge' Key to Securing Self-Sufficient Iraq

    Oct 23, 2007

    The recent plus-up of troops and embedded provincial reconstruction teams to Iraq is providing unprecedented opportunity for Iraqi citizens, a coalition commander said.

  • California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger quote

    Oct 23, 2007

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Monday, declaring a state of emergency for seven southern California counties affected by wildfires. The governor asked the National Guard to pull 800 Soldiers from the U.S.-Mexico border to help fight the fires. Additional Guard Soldiers and Airmen from as far away as North Carolina are helping to battle the blazes. (photo is NASA satellite image of S. Calif.)

  • Shared Joy

    Oct 23, 2007

    Sgt. Franklin Bangura waves at Iraqi children during the opening of their new school in Lutafiyah, Oct. 1. Sgt. Bangura is assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry).

  • Strengthening the International Military Backbone

    Oct 23, 2007

    SION, Switzerland Aca,!" Aca,!A"Communication is the keyAca,!A? served as the main theme for the 2007 NATO/ Partnership for Peace International NCO leadership course at the Swiss Armed Forces junior training center in Sion, Switzerland. Two Aca,!A"communicatorsAca,!A? from United States Army, EuropeAca,!a,,cs 5th Signal Command were handpicked as guest speakers to give their expertise to noncommissioned officers representing 19 different nations.

  • LRMC Warrior Transition Unit Program Up and Running

    Oct 23, 2007

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany Aca,!" A new Army health system is firmly in place to assist Soldiers as they prepare for return to duty or transition to civilian life.

  • Guard Supporting California Firefighting

    Sep 29, 2011

    The California National Guard has made available 1,500 Guardmembers to support efforts to fight at least 14 wildfires that are ravaging.

  • Drum Soldiers to Appear in Recruiting Ads

    Oct 22, 2007

    A film crew descended on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Oct. 10-11 to shoot scenes for their latest production, a series of commercials for the Army Strong recruiting ad campaign.

  • Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Warrior Transition Unit Program Up and Running

    Oct 22, 2007

    A new Army health system is firmly in place to assist Soldiers as they prepare for return to duty or transition to civilian life. Aca,!A"We are ready and prepared to receive you,Aca,!A? said Capt. LaAca,!a,,cShonia White, interim commander for the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) that oversees the program for Soldiers stationed at Baumholder, Kleber, Landstuhl, SHAPE, Wiesbaden and Vicenza.

  • HENNAC Conference

    Oct 22, 2007

    The U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command served as an ambassador-level sponsor and participant in the 19th Annual HENAAC Conference, a national Hispanic engineering awards conference and competition.

  • Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner Receives Award from College of American Pathologists

    Oct 22, 2007

    The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized the dedicated men and women of the Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner (OAFME), for the dignity, honor, respect, and professionalism, which they deliver each day in exercising their duties, at a special ceremony held on Sept. 30, 2007, at the College's annual meeting.

  • Soldiers Compete in Military World Games

    Oct 22, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers and other servicemembers participate in the 4th Conseil Internationale du Sport Militaires (Military World Games) in India this month. The games are the largest international, military, Olympic-style event in the world, with more than 5,000 athletes competing from 103 countries.

  • Basic Combat Training Extension

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks discusses the change in Basic Combat Training from nine weeks to 10 weeks.

  • Noncommissioned Officer Educational System Changes

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks talks discusses changes that are coming to the Noncommissioned Officer Educational System (NCOES). The changes to NCOES are part of the Army Initiative to accelerate leader development.

  • Wellness Assessment and Education Program

    Oct 22, 2007

    Col. Tom Williams discusses the Wellness Assessment and Education Program that is meant to enhance leader readiness and sustainment.

  • Army, USASMA farewells academy's 17th CSM

    Oct 22, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Dale retires as the 17th Command Sergeant Major of the US Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • Air Cavalry Trooper To Ride Into Space

    Oct 22, 2007

    Col. Douglas H. Wheelock, a former commander with the 9th Cavalry Regiment, is saddling up for a trot into space aboard the space shuttle Discovery from Oct. 23 to Nov. 6.

  • Army Marks 50 Years Since First Vietnam Casualty

    Oct 22, 2007

    A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the first U.S. service member to die in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Conflict was conducted Sunday at West Point Cemetery.

  • Army Astronaut on NASA's Oct. 23 Shuttle Mission

    Oct 22, 2007

    NASA will launch an Italian-built U.S. module for the International Space Station with a space shuttle crew that includes Army Col. Douglas H. Wheelock, a mission specialist who will be making his first spaceflight. Aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, the STS-120 mission is projected to take the Node 2 connecting module to the station Oct. 23, when it will liftoff from Launch Pad 39A at NASAAca,!a,,cs Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

  • Ribbon-cutting Launches Army Medical Department Adventure Van

    Oct 22, 2007

    The Army Medical Department Adventure Van, a joint medical recruiting project with the U.S. Army Accessions Command, made its debut with a ribbon-cutting and walk-through Oct. 11 in Alexandria, Va. Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, Commander of the U.S. Army Medical Command and Acting Surgeon General, introduced this new venue to attendees and cut the ribbon.

  • Army Astronaut to Deliver Node to Space Station

    Oct 22, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Douglas H. Wheelock is scheduled to blast into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery Tuesday, weather permitting at Cape Canaveral, Fla., with a mission of delivering equipment to the International Space Station.

  • Health Care / Paratroopers Reenlist

    Oct 22, 2007

    Army fixing problems with health care system; Paratroopers Reenlist Down Range; Group in West Virginia gears up for Christmas.

  • Army Family Covenant Signing

    Oct 22, 2007

    Fort Knox hosts the first signing of the Army Family Covenant as Secretary of the Army Geren, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Casey and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Preston renew the Army commitment to families.

  • Harry G. Kramer III quote

    Oct 22, 2007

    Harry G. Kramer III, son of Harry G. Kramer Jr., a Soldier who was the first U.S. combat fatality in the Vietnam War. The occasion was a wreath-laying ceremony at the West Point Cemetery, Oct. 21.

  • Soldiers Sail Into Port

    Oct 22, 2007

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Oct. 15, after a four-month humanitarian deployment to 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Army medical and civil affairs personnel, as well as those from the other services, participated.

  • Battle of the Bulge Walk Scheduled Dec. 15

    Oct 22, 2007

    TERVUREN, Belgium Aca,!" The 30th annual memorial walk commemorating the Battle of the Bulge and the siege of Bastogne is planned for Dec. 15 in Bastogne, Belgium.

  • Does An Army Travel on its Stomach'

    Oct 19, 2007

    C Rations Adopted by the Army in 1939.

  • Army Evaluates Medical Action Plan Progress

    Oct 19, 2007

    The Army is on phase four of the Army Medical Action plan and has staffed 65 percent of Warrior Transition Units across the globe to improve care for wounded Soldiers, Brig. Gen. Mike Tucker, the planAca,!a,,cs director, told reporters at the Pentagon today.

  • Eight National Guard brigades alerted for Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom

    Oct 19, 2007

    The Department of the Army today joined the Department of Defense in announcing Oct. 19 the alert of seven Army National Guard Brigade Combat Teams and one Army National Guard Fires Brigade for planned rotations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

  • October Brings Awareness of Workers with Disabilities

    Oct 19, 2007

  • Military World Games in India

    Oct 19, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers and other servicemembers participate in the 4th Conseil Internationale du Sport Militaires (Military World Games) in India this month. The games are the largest international, military, Olympic-style event in the world, with more than 5,000 athletes competing from 103 countries.

  • Soldiers Competing in Serbia at Shotgun World Cup

    Oct 19, 2007

    Fifty-six athletes representing 21 countries are taking part this week in the 2007 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Final in Shotgun in Kovilovo, Serbia.

  • Iraqi Army "Junior Hero" visits school children in Jerf Al-Mila

    Oct 19, 2007

    JERF AL-MILA, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) are taking part in a program designed to reach out to Iraqi school children throughout villages in which the battalion operates.

  • Historic launch held at Camp Taji

    Oct 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The residents of Camp Taji, Iraq, are exposed to an incessant buzzing Aca,!" a sound of safety for the troops on the ground in Multi-National Division-Baghdad area of operations.

  • Concerned Local Citizens lead troops to cache

    Oct 19, 2007

    MUQDADIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" Acting on information from Concerned Local Citizens, Soldiers from 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, unearthed a weapons cache and detained one suspected terrorist near Baloor village, in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, Oct 17.

  • Five hostages released, illegal prisons discovered in Baqouba

    Oct 19, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Company D, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, acting on a tip, discovered two houses used as make-shift prisons and released five local citizens who were held for ransom in the village of Buhriz in Baqouba, Iraq, Oct. 16.

  • Operation Greywolf Hammer II clears al-Suk, Muqdadiya

    Oct 19, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" In an effort to rid al-Qaeda from their perceived safe havens, Iraqi Security Forces, with support from Coalition Forces assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted Operation Market Fury in support of Operation Greywolf Hammer II, focusing on MuqdadiyahAca,!a,,cs Al Suk market area.

  • Army Captain Finishes 5th in CISM Greco-Roman Wrestling

    Oct 19, 2007

    Army Capt. Philip Johnston's fifth-place finish in the 96-kilogram division Tuesday was the highlight of the U.S. Armed Forces Greco-Roman wrestling team's two-day tournament at the 4th CISM Military World Games.

  • Cav Support Troopers Return to Fort Hood

    Oct 19, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Approximately 250 Soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division returned to Fort Hood Oct. 18 to waiting family members, rear detachment Soldiers and a special guest.

  • "It's Bat Girl... in Baghdad'"

    Oct 19, 2007

  • Defense Department Contracts for 2,400 More MRAP Vehicles

    Oct 19, 2007

    The Defense Department has let contracts for an additional 2,400 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, bringing the total number of the vehicles ordered to 8,800.

  • Family Covenant Signing at Fort Knox

    Oct 19, 2007

    The Army top leaders sign the Family Covenant at Fort Knox.

  • Med Trauma Training

    Oct 19, 2007

    Medical Trauma Training with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID, at the National Trauma Center. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Afghan, Coalition Forces Battle Taliban, Narcotics, Emphasize Training

    Oct 19, 2007

    Army leaders this week discuss progress in Afghanistan and what must be done to ensure continued success.

  • 1st Air Cavalry Shifts Tactics, Enables Iraqis to Complete Mission

    Oct 19, 2007

    Changing up flight patterns in response to evolving threats and working together with Iraqi forces are keys to success in the skies over Baghdad, a coalition commander said.

  • Iraq Reconstruction Efforts Make Meaningful Progress, General Says

    Oct 19, 2007

    U.S.-backed programs designed to jump-start IraqAca,!a,,cs battered infrastructure are making meaningful progress, a senior U.S. Army engineer general said.

  • Mike Hoskins quote

    Oct 19, 2007

    Mike Hoskins, Office of the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy (photo is Aca,!A"Stop Family ViolenceAca,!A? U.S. postage stamp).

  • Should've Seen the One That Got Away!

    Oct 19, 2007

    Capt. Bruce Wagner, 115th Brigade Support Battalion chaplain, reels in his first catch of the day at a pond on Camp Taji, Iraq. Soldiers go there to fish and relax between combat missions.

  • WRHCS thanks staff for showing 'way ahead'

    Oct 19, 2007

    More than 200 members of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center community were recognized for their efforts in moving WRAMC Aca,!A"aheadAca,!A? during award ceremonies hosted by Col. Patricia Horoho, Walter Reed Health Care System commander, Oct. 12 and Sept. 5.

  • U.S. Women's Soccer Squad Faces Tough Teams in CISM

    Oct 18, 2007

    The U.S. Armed Forces women's soccer team lost 4-0 to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's powerful squad that features 11 players from its national team in Sunday's opening match of the 4th CISM Military World Games in Hyderabad, India.

  • MEDCOM Launches Pneumonia Vaccination Campaign

    Oct 18, 2007

    The Army Medical Department is launching a concerted effort to reduce the needless suffering, death, and waste of medical resources that stem from widespread failure by older beneficiaries to get their pneumonia vaccinations.

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