Archive: Oct 2007

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  • Sgt. Nunn Finishes 9th in CISM Racewalk

    Oct 18, 2007

    Army Sgt. John Nunn finished ninth in the men's 20,000-meter racewalk Monday at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 4th Military World Games in Hyderabad, India.

  • Sgt. Nunn Finishes 9th in CISM Racewalk

    Oct 18, 2007

    Army Sgt. John Nunn finished ninth in the men's 20,000-meter racewalk Monday at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 4th Military World Games in Hyderabad, India.

  • Tribute Mural

    Oct 18, 2007

    Soldiers of 2-159th Aviation Battalion paint a mural to pay tribute to 9-11 and fallen comrades.

  • Battlemind Prep. / Golden Knights Take Honors

    Oct 18, 2007

    Battlemind helps families prepare for deployment; Women Gold Knights take top honors at nationals.

  • Soldiers Train with Raven UAV's

    Oct 18, 2007

    The soldiers came from different locations, with different backgrounds, but they had one thing in common: an overwhelming eagerness to learn how to use the Raven unmanned aerial vehicle in the battlefield.

  • Last Frankenstein Race Completes 30-Year Run

    Oct 18, 2007

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" The focus was on fun Oct. 12 when almost 900 runners and walkers marked the end of an era at the Darmstadt military communityAca,!a,,cs last Frankenstein Castle Run/Walk.

  • Corps of Engineers' Huntsville Center celebrates 40th anniversary, unique mission

    Oct 17, 2007

  • Army Leaders Sign Covenant with Families

    Oct 17, 2007

    Senior leaders signed the Army Family Covenant today and pledged to support SoldiersAca,!a,,c Families while they defend the nation.

  • BGAD, local company partner on multiple recycling programs

    Oct 17, 2007

    RICHMOND, Ky. - Officials at the Blue Grass Army Depot and a Kentucky recycling company believe in recycling - and keeping unwanted items out of landfills. Starting almost six years ago, BGAD and the Bluegrass Regional Recycling Corporation, a statewide nonprofit agency, implemented a successful recycling program focusing on the plastic tubes and textile straps discarded during renovation of 30 mm containers.

  • Maj. Paul Alban quote

    Oct 17, 2007

    Maj. Paul Alban, an Army surgeon in Iraq, describing his artwork, which has been an inspiration to Soldiers.

  • Knight's Wins are Golden

    Oct 17, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Elisa Tennyson, who grabbed gold medals for the Golden Knights at the 2007 Nationals in both Style and Accuracy, is shown here training for the Style competition. She is now ranked number one in the nation.

  • Holiday Deadlines Rapidly Approaching for Troop Support

    Oct 17, 2007

    While the holidays may still seem far away, Americans hoping to show their support to deployed troops must be aware of some rapidly approaching deadlines set by the Military Postal Service Agency: mail going parcel post must be sent by Nov. 14 while first-class mail must be sent by Dec. 10 to arrive by Dec. 25.

  • Iraqi general visits Ironhorse Brigade, pleased with reconciliation efforts

    Oct 17, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The general in charge of leading the Iraqi efforts in Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon (Baghdad Security Plan), Iraqi Army Lt. Gen. Abud Qanbar, commanding general of the Baghdad Operations Command, met with senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division here Oct. 15 to discuss the brigadeAca,!a,,cs recent progress in and way ahead for the reconciliation process.

  • First Team welcomes home band, personnel troopers

    Oct 17, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Under a cool, cloudy Central Texas night, a plane landed at Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Robert Gray Army Airfield, but this was no ordinary plane.

  • Free Video Editing / $92,000,000 COE Contract

    Oct 17, 2007

    Online company offering free video editing for Soldiers and their Families; Army Corps of Engineers awards $92 million contract for a new battlefield medical center.

  • Army Family Covenant at AUSA

    Oct 17, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Casey discusses the Army Family Covenant at Family Forums at this year's AUSA. Crystal Park reports.

  • India launches 4th CISM Military World Games

    Oct 17, 2007

    The Opening Ceremony for the largest sporting event in India's long history resembled opening night at the Olympics -- complete with military pomp and circumstance, to boot.

  • Army Earns 'Nobel'-Like Awards for Business Efficiencies

    Oct 17, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs coveted awards -- equivalent to "Nobel Prize for Manufacturing" -- are an affirmation of the successful implementation of best business practices.

  • Diplomacy Best Approach to Turkey-Iraq Tensions

    Oct 17, 2007

    Turkey is a strong NATO ally and partner in the war on terror, and the best way to handle its conflicts with neighboring Iraq over Kurdish rebels is diplomatically, said a senior U.S. military leader.

  • Col. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr. quote

    Oct 17, 2007

    Col. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., commander, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • POW/MIA Remembrance Run

    Oct 17, 2007

    About 170 Soldiers and other servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo participate in a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action 24-hour Remembrance Run Oct. 11, at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Soccer Fortifies German-American Relations

    Oct 17, 2007

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" When old comrades gather, what usually follows is tons of fun, fellowship and food. That assumption certainly held true at Wiesbaden Army Airfield during a soccer match near Minue Field.

  • USAG Giessen Folds Up Tent

    Oct 17, 2007

    A small crowd converged on U.S. Army Garrison Giessen for the unitAca,!a,,cs official closure ceremony Sept. 28.

  • 'Nobel' Achievement: Army Earns 12 Shingo Awards

    Oct 16, 2007

    Army Materiel Command received 12 Shingo Public Sector Awards Oct. 11 for using Lean manufacturing practices

  • 'Wagonmasters' ending their longest year

    Oct 16, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" In cavalry terms, they are almost close enough to let the horses smell the barns. For Fort Hood Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, the 15 months of riding the trails, literally, of Iraq is at an end.

  • RDECOM AMSAA engineer deemed most promising by HENAAC

    Oct 16, 2007

    Katryna Segovia, a general engineer with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering CommandAca,!a,,cs Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity was named Aca,!A"Most Promising Engineer with an Advanced DegreeAca,!A? by HENAAC during its 19th Annual Awards Competition in San Diego, Calif.

  • U.S.-North Korea Aca,!EoeFriendship Through SportsAca,!a,,c

    Oct 16, 2007

    Women from the U.S. Army and other services competed against North Korea on the soccer field during the Military World Games in Hyderabad, India, Oct. 14. North Korea defeated the U.S. team 4-0, but the match provided a golden opportunity for positive interactions between the two countries.

  • RDECOM participates in HENAAC's 8th Annual College Bowl

    Oct 16, 2007

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command served as an ambassador-level sponsor for the 19th Annual Hispanic Engineering National Achievement and Awards Conference. RDECOM particpated in the 19th Annual Awards Show and the 8th Annual College Bowl Competition.

  • U.S., Afghan Officials Visit 'Unified Endeavor'

    Oct 16, 2007

    Senior military officials from Afghanistan and the United States observed Exercise Unified Endeavor at Fort Campbell Friday.

  • Golden Knights Set 'Firsts' at Skydiving Nationals

    Oct 16, 2007

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, wrapped up national skydiving competition in Chicago at the 2007 USPA Nationals last month with several "firsts" and a number of medals.

  • Father Adopts Son's Mission / Army Wife Drops 100

    Oct 16, 2007

    Father joins Army to take on son's mission; Army wife loses 100 pounds, joins Army.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Iraq Training at NTC

    Oct 16, 2007

    25th ID's 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team trains at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in preparation for deployment. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Kaiserslautern Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

    Oct 16, 2007

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany--Parents, children and community leaders here will be shouting, Aca,!A"Look at Me, IAca,!a,,cm Drug Free,Aca,!A? during National Red Ribbon Week, which is being held Oct. 20 to 28.

  • Unforgettable Memories

    Oct 16, 2007

    Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Brian Waters, of the 101st Airborne Division, is overcome with emotion as he visits The Moving Wall at Historic Fort Concho in San Angelo, Texas, Oct. 12. The replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., travels to multiple cities throughout the year and has toured the country over the last 20 years.

  • Spc. Sean M. Noel quote

    Oct 16, 2007

    Spc. Sean M. Noel, 21, an unmanned aerial vehicle pilot and instructor in Afghanistan.

  • Doctor designs mural 'laughing' at death

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 15, 2007) -- While deployed to Iraq many Soldiers look for ways to stay creatively occupied during their spare time between missions and work. Many Soldiers write and record music while others write poems or stories.

  • Brigade Reports Progress in Northwestern Baghdad

    Oct 15, 2007

    A reduction in violence in neighborhoods on BaghdadAca,!a,,cs northwest side and an improved security situation is allowing reconstruction efforts and economic gains to flourish, the commander of the brigade which has patrolled the area for nearly a year said during a press conference Oct. 12.

  • Fires Squadron gets combat patch

    Oct 15, 2007

    Fires Squadron gets combat patch

  • Double your pleasure

    Oct 15, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Deployments usually separate family members from one another. Yet, for twin, 1st Cavalry Division brothers, being in Iraq is as close to being home as anything theyAca,!a,,cve come to know since they started their military careers.

  • U-A-V is easy to pronounce

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Army Chevy Finishes 16th in Bank of America 500

    Oct 15, 2007

    Mark Martin called it a "tough night" after posting a 16th-place finish in Saturday's Nextel Cup race at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

  • National Police begin training at the Numaniyah Academy

    Oct 15, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" More than 100 miles of desert were crossed before the 5th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division, and their transition team counterparts made it to their destination.

  • Eye on Baghdad

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Soldiers celebrate proud Hispanic heritage

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" In an evening full of pride, joy, song and dance Hispanic American troops offered a celebration for their fellow Soldiers during the Hispanic Heritage Month program at the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center here Oct. 11.

  • Dog Day Reenlistment on Taji

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Ironhorse trooper named top battalion retention NCO in 1st Cav. Div.

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Daniel Countiss, battalion retention noncommissioned officer, 1st Aca,!A"DragonAca,!A? Battalion 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is being recognized as the top battalion retention NCO within the 1st Cav. Div. during fiscal year 2007.

  • Leading Ladies: Adhamiyah Women Join Volunteer Guard Force

    Oct 15, 2007

    In a well-lit meeting room in a government building in Baghdad, 20 Iraqi women sat in a circle, intently watching the demonstration in the center of the room. They were dressed modestly but with some flair: bright pink and blue headscarves mixed in among the black chadors and chunky, designer purses rested on the floor beneath their seats.

  • Eye on AMC

    Oct 15, 2007

  • AMC links package

    Oct 15, 2007

  • 'Grey Wolf' Honors Life, Sacrifice of Fallen Comrade

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Staff Sgt. Donnie Dixon sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom Aca,!" not only for our freedom as Americans, but freedom for the people of Iraq,Aca,!A? said Col. David Sutherland, commander of 3rd Brigade 1st Cavalry Division, as he spoke about the death of a Soldier from his personal security detachment.

  • Coalition Forces establish presence in MuqdadiyaAca,!a,,cs Baloor neighborhood

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Brigades to Begin Joint Air-to-Ground Training

    Oct 15, 2007

    The new air-ground integration concept for brigade combat teams is designed to improve combat effectiveness while reducing fratricide and collateral damage on the battlefield, according to U.S. Joint Forces Command. .

  • Corps of Engineers Rebuild Iraqi Infrastructure

    Oct 15, 2007

    The Corps of Engineers continues to work to rebuild Iraq's infrastructure.

  • 2007 Best Warrior Awards

    Oct 15, 2007

    Feature on the 2007 Best Warrior Competition and announcement of winners by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston at the AUSA Annual Meeting.

  • Patricia S. Bradshaw quote

    Oct 15, 2007

    Patricia S. Bradshaw, deputy undersecretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy, speaking at the annual AUSA meeting Oct. 10.

  • Making Pals in Otifiya

    Oct 15, 2007

    A Soldier from the 1st Armored Division interacts with Iraqi children during a patrol in the Otifiya neighborhood of Baghdad.

  • Commanders Credit Iraqi Civilians with Improved Security, Rejecting Extremism

    Oct 15, 2007

    The local citizens now understand that the future of Iraq can be better if they get involved quashing al Qaeda influence and participating in the development of their own democracy, say two Army leaders on the ground.

  • Ironhorse trooper takes Silver Star with ounce of humility

    Oct 14, 2011

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Riding in a humvee down a dusty road, Sgt. Ken Thomas, a team leader and cavalry scout for Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, sits in the right front passenger side of the vehicle, relating that never in a million years did he ever think he would receive a Silver Star Medal while deployed to Iraq.

  • Coming to America

    Oct 13, 2007

    BAGHDAD, IRAQ - Iraqi translators who work for the United States military provide an extremely valuable service, but these Iraqis also take on considerable risk for themselves and their families.

  • Policy Changes for Top NCOs

    Oct 12, 2007

    New promotion, training and assignment policies introduced for top Army NCOs.

  • Gen. Casey Addresses 2007 AUSA Convention

    Oct 12, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., speaks at the 2007 Association of the United States Army convention.

  • Moment of Valor: SFC Byron Barrios

    Oct 12, 2007

    Despite an IED detonation in close proximity to his Stryker, SFC Byron Barrios exhibited great leadership and courage in helping his fellow Soldiers.

  • Moment of Valor: PFC Joshua Phillipus

    Oct 12, 2007

    When Pfc. Joshua Philippus got his first taste of combat, it wasnAca,!a,,ct a nice and easy introduction. The danger of it all hit him right in the head. Literally.

  • Surgeon General's Office Applies Business Transformation to In-Processing

    Oct 12, 2007

    The business transformation practices set in motion by Lt. Col. Rick Dickinson means in-processing to the Office of the Surgeon General now takes only a third of the time it did before.

  • New web-based system helps get repair parts faster

    Oct 12, 2007

    An innovative Army repair team here and a DOD combat support agency are working together to get repair parts faster so maintenance experts can keep weapons in top condition for Soldiers.

  • Army Building its Civilian Bench for Mobility

    Oct 12, 2007

    A new DOD directive will emphasize mobility for civilian employees and training an expeditionary workforce ready to deploy to hot spots like Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Soldiers Training Iraqi Mechanics

    Oct 12, 2007

    Iraqi soldiers began learning basic vehicle maintenance for their Humvees in a new step toward self-sufficiency this week.

  • Exhibits Maker Builds Model IEDs for Soldier Training

    Oct 12, 2007

    Ruben Zunega has spent the last 32 years making everything from full-scale plastic tanks to 3-D topographical maps. But his latest project might just be his most important.

  • Missile Defense Tops Agenda

    Oct 12, 2007

    U.S. plans to base missile defense radar and interceptors in Poland and the Czech Republic and RussiaAca,!a,,cs opposition to those plans were at the heart of talks between U.S. and Russian leaders here this morning.

  • First Reserve Soldier Receives Silver Star for Valor in Afghanistan

    Oct 14, 2011

    When Army Staff Sgt. Jason Fetty put himself between a suicide bomber and the bomber's intended targets at the grand opening of a new medical facility in Khost, Afghanistan, he wasn't thinking of the strategic, or even tactical, importance of his actions.

  • Army Refitting More Humvees Faster with New Approach

    Oct 11, 2007

    The Army has cut to a fraction the time it takes to rebuild battle-damaged Humvees with a new assembly-line process at Red River Army Depot, Texas.

  • Grieving Parents Find Comfort in Each Other

    Oct 11, 2007

    Losing a child in war is like losing an appendage, said two military wives and mothers whose sons have made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq during the third and final Family Forum at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting Wednesday.

  • Decision Point Approaches in Kosovo, NATO Chief Says

    Oct 11, 2007

    With elections nearing and the question of independence uncertain, the next few months will be a Aca,!A"telling timeAca,!A? for people in the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo, NATOAca,!a,,cs top military officer said.

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr.

    Oct 11, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., at AUSA this week.

  • On Target

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Apaches arenAca,!a,,ct only things flying

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Buddy system: Apache pilots serve in same units since Basic Training

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When Zachary Johnson and Eric Dillman first met seven years ago at a selection board for Army pilot candidates, they had no idea they would spend the first decade of their Army careers in tandem.

  • 'Spearhead' Soldier recognized for selfless service

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Step back, and take a look at the life of any average young American. Look a little closer, and glimpse into the life of the young American Soldier. What is seen may seem anything but ordinary.

  • Battalion honored for surpassing retention goals

    Oct 11, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Sgt. Myron Jamerson never planned on getting involved in Army retention, but itAca,!a,,cs a choice that has left him with few regrets.

  • Grey Wolf spouses prepare to reunite with their Soldiers

    Oct 11, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division's 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team rear detachment held a Reunion Workshop Oct. 9 at the Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center to prepare the unit's spouses for what to expect when their Soldier returns here from a 15-month deployment to Iraq in the next few months.

  • Preparing for the homecoming

    Oct 11, 2007

    Preparing for the homecoming

  • U.S., Romanian Paratroopers Jump into Combined Exercise

    Oct 11, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers and airmen from the Southern European Task Force conducted combined, joint airborne operations with Romanian Soldiers from the 60th Airborne Battalion this week.

  • The Army Family Covenant

    Oct 11, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., U.S. Army Chief of Staff, discusses the Army Family Covenant during a military family forum.

  • Overcoming Fear

    Oct 11, 2007

    2nd SBCT Cdr. Col. Todd McCaffrey talks about impact of training at the National Training Center as his unit prepares to deploy to Iraq.

  • 2007 Best Warriors Share Advice

    Oct 11, 2007

    2007's Best Warrior winners and competitors share advice on competition.

  • Army to Accelerate Leader Development

    Oct 11, 2007

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently announced a plan to accelerate leader development at all levels and Wednesday a panel at the Association of the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs annual meeting outlined more of the specifics.

  • AUSA Wraps up with firsts in Womens Ten Miler Team, Volunteer Family of the Year and Bainbridge Awar

    Oct 11, 2007

    By 8th Army PAO staff Washington, D.C. -- When the AUSA convention wrapped up Wednesday, in Washington D.C., 8th Army had left its mark on the 2007 event in at least three categories. The 8th Army Women took first place in the Army Ten-miler, a 35th ADA family won Volunteer Family of the Year, and an 8th Army Korean combat veteran took home the Sergeant Major of the Army William G. Bainbridge Medal for distinguished service. The 8th Army Women's Army Ten-Miler team edged out the Fort Bragg women by two minutes and change with a combined time of 4 hours 34 minutes and 15 seconds to take first place in Women's Active Duty Open division of the Army 10-Miler race Sunday in Washington DC. The women finished 44th overall in a field of 500 teams. The 8th Army men's team finished fourth in the active duty Men's open division and 10th overall finish with a time of 3:56:32 . The 8th Army Women's Army Ten-miler team improved from a third place finish last year and braved unseasonably warm weather which claimed the life of a Virginia man to win first place in the Active Army Open Women's title, which is also called "The Commander's Cup." The Korea women's team win had a big assist from it's 32-34 division women members. Angela Jackson's time of 1:03:03 earned her a 12th place finish in the women's overall of a field of 7,488 women and 2nd place finish in the 32-34 women's division. Olga Elliott's time of 1:09:43 earned her a 11th place spot in that division. The Army Ten-Miler is the largest 10-mile race in America and the second largest 10-mile race in the world. This year's race had 26,000 registered runners and 660 teams A'a,!f' 99% of runners registered online A'a,!f' 56% are men and 44% are women A'a,!f' 68% are civilian and 32% are military A'a,!f' 76% are from the greater Washington, DC region A'a,!f' More than 1,300 Soldiers and volunteers support the race. See more results and facts on http://www.armytenmiler.com/ Sunday, October 07, 2007 Washington DC Army Ten Miler Active Duty Open Results 1 Eighth Army Korea Women #161 - (10 Mile) OAll: 44 4:34:15 Name Sx-Ag Time Overall Division Place / Total Points Bib Race Angella Jackson F 34 1:03:03 181 F 30-34 2 / 0 0.00158 419 10 Mile Laurel Hawkins F 28 1:09:09 534 F 25-29 19 / 0 0.01274 417 10 Mile Olga Elliott F 32 1:09:43 585 F 30-34 11 / 0 0.00867 416 10 Mile Elas Bullard F 30 1:12:21 857 F 30-34 17 / 0 0.01340 414 10 Mile Beofra Butler F 33 1:13:33 1006 F 30-34 25 / 0 0.01970 415 10 Mile Phyllis King F 44 1:16:21 1481 F 40-44 24 / 0 0.02393 420 10 Mile Erin Adkins F 25 1:24:28 3481 F 25-29 193 / 0 0.12944 413 10 Mile Heather Kinzey F 35 0 F 35-39 0 / 0 0.00000 421 10 Mile 4 Eighth Army Korea Men #160 - (10 Mile) OAll: 10 3:56:32 Name Sx-Ag Time Overall Division Place / Total Points Bib Race Joseph Borg M 26 57:41 56 M 25-29 21 / 0 0.01807 70029 10 Mile Paul Lancaster M 33 58:20 65 M 30-34 8 / 0 0.00547 70145 10 Mile Ryan Min M 30 1:00:00 91 M 30-34 14 / 0 0.00958 70181 10 Mile Alex Pagon M 24 1:00:32 103 M 20-24 13 / 0 0.01890 70202 10 Mile Mark Sullivan M 48 1:02:44 174 M 45-49 11 / 0 0.00869 70262 10 Mile Jeong Kim M 36 1:04:38 246 M 35-39 35 / 0 0.01943 70135 10 Mile Dale Hart M 46 1:06:03 316 M 45-49 24 / 0 0.01896 70108 10 Mile Chad Carvalho M 24 1:35:16 7316 M 20-24 513 / 0 0.74564 70042 10 Mile The family of Lt. Col John Chavez won the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Volunteer Family of the Year. The family won the award for its many hours of community service, even 3-year old Nicholas and 5-year old Sebastian contributed by frequently visiting a senior living facility near Osan Airbase Korea. Lt. Col Chavez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 43rd Artillery when the family put in the many hours of service to the community. The family has since moved to Fort Bliss, Texas. Command Sergeant Major (R) William Pewther received the Sergeant Major of the Army William Bainbridge Medal for exceptional service to the noncommissioned officer corps during the opening ceremony for AUSA at the Washington D.C. convention center. Pewther served in the 7th Infantry Division in Pusan, Korea as part ot 8th United States Army during the Korean War.

  • Soldiers Get Training for Combat Logistics Patrols

    Oct 11, 2007

    Night after night, the Soldiers are out on the road running the combat logistics patrols that move supplies in and around the brigade's area of operations. Although they have been performing this mission for nearly 11 months without any major incidents, the Soldiers are getting some valuable training.

  • Army Works to Accelerate Leader Development

    Oct 11, 2007

    The Army is exploring new ways to accelerate the development of leaders prepared for the broad challenges theyAca,!a,,cll face in whatAca,!a,,cs expected to be an era of persistent conflict, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs chief of staff said.

  • Army to Expand Basic Combat Training to 10 Weeks

    Oct 11, 2007

    Early next month, Basic Combat Training will expand from nine to 10 weeks at all five Army boot camps.

  • 1st Cav Links

    Oct 10, 2007

  • CAC Commanding General leads discussion on accelerating leader development

    Oct 10, 2007

  • The Army Family Covenant

    Oct 10, 2007

    Slide documenting the Army Family Covenant as introduced by the Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, during his keynote address at the 2007 Association of the United States Army convention in Washington, D.C.

  • Army Names NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Oct 10, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff, General Richard A. Cody, and Sergeant Major of the Army, Kenneth O. Preston, congratulate the 2007-2008 NCO and Soldier of the Year-- Staff Sgt. Jason R. Seifert and Spc. Heyz T. Seeker-- after the SMA Awards Luncheon Oct. 8 at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting.

  • Children of Deployed Parents Need Special Care

    Oct 10, 2007

    The nearly-two million military children in America were a special focus of TuesdayAca,!a,,cs Family Forum at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting.

  • The Army Keeps Rolling Along -- By Train

    Oct 10, 2007

    Railroads and the U.S. Army have a close relationship, going back to the Civil War. Today, U.S. Army still relies on railroads, both in the United States and overseas, to move materiel.

  • October 2007 - AUSA Eisenhower Luncheon Remarks

    Oct 10, 2007

    As General Sullivan and Secretary Geren mentioned, the theme for this year is "America's Army: The Strength of the Nation." I'd like to talk to you today about what that means, about what I've seen in my first six months on the job, and about the direction that the Secretary and I think we need to move the Army over the next three to four years to ensure that we retain that strength.

  • Why Have A Lock If You Leave the Door Open'

    Oct 10, 2007

    Security devices and procedures are only effective if used fully and correctly. Yet some people find it too much trouble to have to re-enter a password or reinsert a CAC when their computer has timed out.

  • This is Our Army - Fort Irwin, California

    Oct 10, 2007

    Images from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, CA.

  • Troops in Iraq Run Shadow Army Ten-Milers

    Oct 10, 2007

    More than a thousand Servicemembers and Civilians ran 10-mile races in Iraq Sunday to coincide with the annual Army Ten-Miler held in Washington, D.C.

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