Archive: Oct 2007

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  • '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 ARMORED DIVISION SOLDIERS GET UP-CLOSE TRAINING AS They PREPARE IN KUWAIT FOR MOVE INTO IRAQ

    Jul 20, 2015

    Most Soldiers deploying to Iraq are accustomed to a stay in Kuwait, completing additional training before heading north, and the recently deployed Soldiers of U.S. Army, Europe's 1st Armored Division headquarters are no exception.

  • 1ST ARMORED DIVISION SOLDIER GOES 'WHERE THE ACTION IS' ON SIXTH DEPLOYMENT WITH 'OLD IRONSIDES'

    Jul 20, 2015

    While many Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division headquarters recently began their first combat tours in Iraq, one "Iron Soldier" seems to be finding this deployment stuff a hard habit to break.

  • STRYKER UNITS UNCOVER BOMBS, WEAPONS CACHES DURING EAST BAGHDAD OPERATIONS

    Jul 20, 2015

    Troops from U.S. Army Europe's 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment discovered several improvised explosive devices during clearing operations in the East Rashid District of the Iraqi capital Oct. 8. The eastern Baghdad operations are aimed at clearing out the al-Qaeda in Iraq presence in the area.

  • DEPLOYED U.S. ARMY EUROPE PERSONNEL ELIGIBLE FOR FREE VEHICLE REGISTRATION EXTENSION

    Jul 20, 2015

    U.S. Army, Europe Soldiers and civilian employees in Germany who are preparing for duty in the Middle East can leave a car with their spouses or store one at an Army storage site. Either way, their vehicle registrations will be extended at no cost for the duration of the deployment, USAREUR officials say.

  • SIGNAL SOLDIERS HEAD FOR SECOND DEPLOYMENT IN SOUTHWEST ASIA

    Jul 20, 2015

    The 5th Signal Command's 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion conducted its last formation before shipping out to Southwest Asia for 15 months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, at the Sullivan Barracks gymnasium in MANNHEIM, Germany Oct. 7.

  • FATHER, SON FLYING MISSIONS TOGETHER ON DEPLOYMENT WITH TASK FORCE LED BY U.S. ARMY, EUROPE AVIATORS

    Jul 17, 2015

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Tim Kelly has been a pilot for almost 40 years. During these four decades, he has been on two combat tours in Vietnam and flown with many other pilots.

  • U.S. ARMY, EUROPE PERSONNEL TO TAKE FOREIGN LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AS PART OF DoD INITIATIVE

    Jul 16, 2015

    U.S. Army Europe officials have announced that all USAREUR Soldiers are required to take an online survey by January 15 to assess their language capabilities.

  • U.S. ARMY, EUROPE COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR OUTLINES USAREUR OPERATIONS, TRAINING AT WASHINGTON MEETING

    Jul 16, 2015

    Many people start their day with a look at current events; for those attending one breakfast meeting here Oct. 10, the news was all about U.S. Army, Europe.

  • 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.

  • Above and Beyond

    Oct 10, 2007

    The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announced the establishment of the Aca,!A"Above and Beyond Citizen HonorsAca,!A? initiative in an early morning press conference in Washington DC Tuesday. Several members of the Medal of Honor Society were joined by retired Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Colin Powell, and NFL great Tiki Barber as they made the announcement from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

  • 2007 Best Warriors Announced at AUSA

    Oct 10, 2007

    The 2007 Best Warriors were announced by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Ken Preston at AUSA.

  • 6-9 ARS says 'Goodbye' to fallen heroes

    Oct 10, 2007

    MUQDADIYA, Iraq (Oct. 7, 2007) -- Aca,!A"This loss cuts deep and is still extremely painful for all of us,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Keith Gogas, commander of 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of five of his Soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. quote

    Oct 10, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., in his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting's Eisenhower Luncheon.

  • Army 10-Miler

    Oct 10, 2007

    Volunteers area vital component to an event like the Army ten mile race. Staff Sgt. Dan Wiltshire introduces us to one such special lady.

  • Fish pond a tranquil refuge for some Taji troops

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The sound of fish jumping and splashing around captured the attention of those present at the pond, taking them away from the gun fire in the distance. The pond, surrounded by various trees, provides Soldiers here with an oasis needed from the reality they face daily.

  • 'Grey Wolf' FA Battery Rises to the Top

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (September 13, 2007) Aca,!" It is not every day a unit in the U.S. Army achieves one of the highest standards set in relation to their specific mission, and even raises the bar on those standards while deployed to Iraq. But when a unit does, whether formally recognized or not, there is a sense of accomplishment among the team.

  • Army Chief of Staff Sees Future of 'Persistent Conflict'

    Oct 10, 2007

    In his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting's Eisenhower Luncheon, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., chief of staff of the Army, said he foresees decades of persistent conflict, but expects the Army to rise to the challenge.

  • Ironhorse troopers celebrate 100 days left

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division celebrated what they hope signifies their final 100 days of their 15-month deployment during a party here Oct. 6.

  • Air Cav celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered Oct. 6 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Quick reaction helps pilots thwart attack

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the past year, Apache pilots from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade have conducted countless reconnaissance missions in search of roadside bombs and mortar systems aimed toward forward operating bases or Iraqi neighborhoods.

  • 'Garryowen' troopers continue building relationships Iraqis near Taji

    Oct 10, 2007

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Aca,!A"GarryowenAca,!A? Cavalry Regiment, who work out of a nearby Coalition outpost, are continuing to reach out in operations to build relationships and trust with the people in the areas they patrol here.

  • MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

    Oct 10, 2007

    MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

  • Soldiers, Salhiyah NAC reopen Omar Muktar Boys' School

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop A, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and members of the Salhiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council were on hand at the Omar Muktar BoysAca,!a,,c School Oct. 4, to take part in the grand opening of their most recent project.

  • Supporting Soldiers

    Oct 10, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. presents a Freedom Team Salute Commendation to Holly Petraeus, wife of Multinational Force Aca,!" Iraq Commander Gen. David H. Petraeus, on Oct. 9 during the annual convention of the Association of the United States Army. An Army "brat" and Army spouse of 32 years, Mrs. Petraeus received the commendation for her support to Soldiers. Freedom Team Salute is an official program sponsored by the secretary of the Army and Army chief of staff. The ceremony was also attended by Sterling K. Brown, cast member of Lifetime TVAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Army Wives.Aca,!A?

  • Army 10-Miler in Kosovo

    Oct 10, 2007

    More than 250 runners from 24 countries took part in the Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, version of the Army 10-Miler on Oct. 7. Cpl. Gerry Wercky, 36, from the Belgian contingent of the Kosovo Force, was the top finisher with a time of 1:00.22. Master Sgt. James Kotwicki, 38, of the 29th Infantry Division was the top U.S. finisher with a time of 1:07:02 and a 10th place finish overall. Approximately 1,500 U.S. Soldiers and Airmen are assigned to KFORAca,!a,,cs Multi-National Task Force (East) at Camp Bondsteel for the peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.

  • Chief Sees Future of `Persistent Conflict'

    Oct 9, 2007

    In his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army Annual MeetingAca,!a,,cs Eisenhower Luncheon, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. said he foresees decades of persistent conflict, but expects the Army to rise to the challenge.

  • Army Unit from Fort Hood Announced for Iraq Rotation in Summer 2008

    Oct 9, 2007

    The Army confirmed the Department of Defense announcement Oct. 9 sending Soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, to Iraq as part of a normal rotation of forces. The "Cobras" will deploy in the summer of 2008 to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • America's Army: Modernization Maintains Momentum

    Oct 9, 2007

    A panel of senior Army leaders discussed the objectives and way forward for Aca,!A"Army Modernization Aca,!" Maintaining MomentumAca,!A? at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting today.

  • Army Focuses on Soldiers' Families at AUSA Annual Meeting

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Mr. Pete Geren and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey put Army Families center stage Oct. 8 in speeches at the Association of the United States Army convention. To renew their commitment to Army Families, Mr. Geren and Gen. Casey introduced The Army Family Covenant.

  • Army Turns over Ballistic Missiles to the Air Force and NASA

    Oct 9, 2007

    The launch of Sputnik by the USSR on October 4, 1957 shocked the United States and had it scrambling to match the achievement.

  • Army Wife Loses 100 Pounds, Gains New Life

    Oct 9, 2007

    SheAca,!a,,cs traveled the world in support of her husbandAca,!a,,cs military career and the U.S. Army. But she wanted to be more than just the supportive spouse.

  • 2007 AUSA Keynote Address

    Oct 9, 2007

    General Sullivan - Chief - thank you for your kind words. From the time you entered Norwich University as a cadet in 1955, you've served our nation with distinction. You've commanded every level, including the Big Red one, two tours of Vietnam, six years of senior Army leadership at the Office of the Pentagon, and Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

  • Army Racer Qualifies First, Takes First-Round Loss

    Oct 9, 2007

    After qualifying number one on Saturday, Tony "the Sarge" Schumacher was leveled by 16th-place qualifier, Morgan Lucas, in the opening round of action Sunday in the Torco Racing Fuels Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park.

  • Boot Camp Iraqi Style

    Oct 9, 2007

    U.S. and Iraqi noncommissioned officers supervise the training of Iraqi soldiers at an Iraqi army compound in Mahmudiyah.

  • New Policy Gives Top NCOs More Choices

    Oct 9, 2007

    Changing the way the Army selects, trains, promotes and assigns sergeants majors and command sergeants majors is all about flexibility and choice, officials said.

  • Defensive Training for Chemical Attack

    Oct 9, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division near Camp Ramadi, Iraq, train to survive a chemical attack. While such an attack is not anticipated, Soldiers routinely train for it just in case.

  • Envisioning Success

    Oct 9, 2007

    Competitor Sgt. Sadat Allhasan takes a moment after zeroing to get himself in the right mind set prior to the M4 qualification event of the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 4. Photo by T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Army Changing Selection, Assignment Policy for Top NCOs

    Oct 9, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston unveiled the newest modernization effort for the U.S. Army enlisted force during a meeting with senior non-commissioned officers today at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition.

  • CSM/SGM Utilization and Management System

    Oct 9, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston and Sgt. Maj. Michael Croom of Army G-1, discuss the new Command Sergeant Major and Sergeant Major Utilization and Management System.

  • AUSA Theme Announced

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren welcomes attendees to AUSA and outlines the Army's new theme "America's Army: Strength of the Nation."

  • Secretary of the Army Geren's Welcome Speech at AUSA

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary Geren welcomes attendees to AUSA and outlines the Army's new theme. Jini Ryan reports on the opening ceremony.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete M. Geren quote

    Oct 9, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete M. Geren, at the annual convention of the Association of the United States Army, Oct. 8.

  • Army Family Strong

    Oct 9, 2007

    Families are strong. Army Families are ARMY STRONG.

  • Spc. Heyz T. Seeker quote

    Oct 9, 2007

    Spc. Heyz T. Seeker, the Army's top Soldier at the Best Warrior Competition.

  • Staff Sgt. Seifert, Spc. Seeker Named Army's Best Warriors

    Oct 8, 2007

    In AmericaAca,!a,,cs best Army ever, two Soldiers now have bragging rights as Aca,!A"best of the best.Aca,!A?

  • Warrior Transition Units at Center of Army Medical Action Plan

    Oct 8, 2007

    The Army is establishing 32 Aca,!A"Warrior Transition UnitsAca,!A? at major installations across the force to streamline care for wounded Soldiers, a panel told those at today's annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army.

  • AUSA Opens With Pledge to Army Families

    Oct 8, 2007

    The annual convention of the Association of the United States Army kicked off here today with emphasis on America's Army as Aca,!A"The Strength of the NationAca,!A? and promises by leadership to do Army Families right.

  • Gen. Casey Calls Strong Families the Key to a Strong Force

    Oct 8, 2007

    The Army is committed to building and maintaining strong Families, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during the first Family Forum of the United States Army Annual Meeting.

  • Brazilian Soldiers Sweep Top Spots in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 8, 2007

    Six Brazilian Soldiers and a woman who served in the Russian Army led a field of more than 17,000 runners in the 23rd Army Ten-Miler Sunday at the Pentagon.

  • Keeping Soldiers healthy is the mission of the Wellness Assessment and Education Program

    Oct 7, 2007

  • Army to expand Basic Combat Training to 10 weeks

    Oct 7, 2007

  • High Five on the Objective

    Oct 7, 2007

    Sgts. Josh Evans, left, and Landon Nordby congratulate each other after finishing the Army 10-Miler Saturday at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq. Nordby finished second overall with time of one hour, 30 seconds. The sergeants are members of the personal security detail for Gen. David H. Petraeus, Multi-National Forces-Iraq commander.

  • Finishing Strong

    Oct 7, 2007

    Nancy Olson makes her way across the finish line to claim first place for women in the Army 10-Miler at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq. Olson, a former Marine Corps major and current civilian contractor, ran the race in one hour, 13 minutes.

  • The Winner - MSG Colunga

    Oct 7, 2007

    Master Sgt. Juan Colunga took first place overall in the Army Ten-Miler at Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Off and Running on Victory

    Oct 7, 2007

    Roughly 800 runners took part in the annual Army 10-Miler race Sunday morning at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Running in the Desert - Army 10 Mile Baghdad Style

    Oct 7, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff for Multi-National Corps-Iraq, chats with runners moments before the start of Saturday's Army 10-Miler at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • USAREUR participates in Army Ten-Miler

    Jul 20, 2015

    Three of U.S. Army Europe's Ten-Miler team members were among the first 100 in their gender division to complete the largest Ten-Miler in the U.S.

  • Army Designates Civilian Corps Champion

    Oct 5, 2007

    The Army took a major step to recognize and advance Civilian contributions to the Army's success by designating a champion for enhancing civilian training and education and for applying those enhancements to the civilian workforce systemically.

  • Army corrects the facts in "Balancing Act" magazine story

    Oct 5, 2007

    The Oct. 1 issue of Government Executive includes a story based on Army Chief of StaffAca,!a,,cs General George W. CaseyAca,!a,,cs Sept. 6 remarks at a forum sponsored by that magazine. Unfortunately, the story contains some inaccuracies that the Army is working with the magazine to correct.

  • Best Warrior - Day Five, Mystery Event (Combatives)

    Oct 5, 2007

    TheyAca,!a,,cve been put through the ringer, but yet they continue to show their Army Strong, as the Soldiers battle one another during the final event of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition. All have put forth their best efforts and are now anxiously awaiting for MondayAca,!a,,cs award ceremony in Washington, D.C., during which the winners will be announced.

  • Fighting for Position

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Staff Sgt. Victor Trinidad and Sgt. Patrick Mann battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Leaving it All on the Mat

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Staff Sgt. Jason Seifert and Staff Sgt. Shayne Cherry battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Grit and Determination

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Spc. Heyz Seeker and Pfc. Patrick Murphy battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • With All Their Might

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Pfc. Patrick Murphy and Cpl. Mihai Mocanu battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Army Finalizes Command Realignment

    Oct 5, 2007

    Army Regulation 10-87 has been published to fully implement the transformation of the Army's command structure to more effectively support an expeditionary Army at war.

  • Army to Expand Basic Combat Training to 10 Weeks

    Oct 5, 2007

    In early November, Basic Combat Training will expand from nine to 10 weeks at all five Army BCT sites: Fort Jackson, S.C., Fort Sill, Okla., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Fort Knox, Ky., and Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Showing She's Army Strong

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Sgt. Steven Rovelstad and Sgt. Jamiell Goforth battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Warriors Battle for Top Honors

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Sgt. Steven Rovelstad and Sgt. Jamiell Goforth battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Best Warrior - Combatives

    Oct 5, 2007

    Competitors Sgt. Sadat Allhassan and Staff Sgt. Brian Yoder battle it out in the combatives ring during the 2007 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.

  • Your Mission Is...

    Oct 5, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Mark Dornbusch and Spc. Erik Nowak, representing U.S. Army National Guard, were given the task of eliminating insurgent threats and executing a live recovery of a hostage in the room-clearing scenario, Oct. 5. This was one of several tasks the 'Best Warriors' had to complete for the Mystery Event at the 2007 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Rollover Recovery

    Oct 5, 2007

  • Forceful Entry

    Oct 5, 2007

    Spc. Brian Hancock kicks in the door while Sgt. Edward Chisholm prepares to storm into the entrance in a Mystery Event scenario involving insurgents and a hostage. The room-clearing task was one of several during the Mystery Event at the 2007 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Oct. 1-5 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Successful Rescue

    Oct 5, 2007

    Sgt. Sadat Allhassan, Third Army competitior, assists the hostage after a successful room-clearing during the Mystery Event at the 2007 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Oct. 1-5 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Mojave Desert Training

    Oct 5, 2007

    Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division and some other units based in Hawaii train at Fort Irwin, Calif., in preparation for an upcoming deployment to Iraq

  • Joint Intelligence Training Center Now Complete

    Oct 5, 2007

    The Department of Defense Human Intelligence Training-Joint Center of Excellence celebrated the five courses that now fall under and complete the JCOE umbrella, and the joint effort that made this unification happen in a ceremony Monday.

  • Diverse Warriors Aim for Army Best

    Oct 5, 2007

    Twenty-six warriors are competing in the best Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competitions here this week. Three were born in other countries.

  • Army Marksmanship Team Heads for World Competition

    Oct 5, 2007

    Fourteen servicemembers from the U.S. Military Shooting Team will leave Monday for India where they will compete in the Conseil International du Sport Militaire. Team USA is expected to compete against hundreds of shooters from approximately 30 countries.

  • Recruiting and Retention Goals Met

    Oct 5, 2007

    The Army celebrates meeting it's FY 2007 Recruiting and Retention goals.