Archive: Nov 2007

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  • Top Army Acquisition Chief to Step Down

    Nov 30, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today received and accepted the resignation of Claude M. Bolton, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

  • Marching on Home

    Nov 30, 2007

    Tired and ready to go home, Soldiers of the 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion marched towards Green Ramp, peering around their comrades trying to catch a glimpse of their Families in the hangar cheering for them.

  • U.S. Army Element Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives formally activated

    Nov 30, 2007

    The U.S. Army Element Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives was officially activated in a Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., ceremony Nov. 28.

  • Gen Casey Remarks at Army Diversity Breakfast

    Nov 30, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., speaking at an Army Diversity Breakfast on Nov. 29, 2007, during which he announced the creation of a Diversity Task Force, headed by a general officer, to review the ArmyAca,!a,,cs diversity policies, practices and progress.

  • Hotline Helps Soldiers and Families

    Nov 30, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline has received and answered more than 8,000 calls from Soldiers, veterans, Families and concerned citizens, and about 85% of callers have received favorable responses, according to the hotlineAca,!a,,cs deputy director.

  • Army Funds Crunch Would Affect Installations Worldwide

    Nov 30, 2007

    Installation operations and quality of life programs for soldiers and their families would be affected worldwide if the Army doesnAca,!a,,ct receive additional funding from Congress soon, a senior officer said here today.

  • Wounded Soldiers' Advocate Named Assistant Surgeon General

    Nov 30, 2007

    One of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top advocates for the care and treatment of its ill and wounded Soldiers and their Families, Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, will now serve as assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • AMC Band receives Iraq Campaign streamer

    Nov 30, 2007

    In recognition of its 2003 deployment to Iraq on a morale and spirit-lifting mission during the first holiday season after the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the <a href="http://www.amc.army.mil/pa/AMCBand.asp">U.S. Army Materiel Command Band </a> was awarded an Iraq Campaign Streamer during a ceremony at the bandAca,!a,,cs practice facility in building 2184 Nov. 21.

  • Depot, JSU graduate 3rd class in Leadership and Management Program

    Nov 30, 2007

    The third class of the depotAca,!a,,cs Leadership and Management Program graduated Nov. 16 at Jacksonville State UniversityAca,!a,,cs Merrill Hall. Anniston Army Depot has partnered with JSU to provide depot leaders with a strategic overview of the key functional, analytical and managerial elements required for effective leadership, said Thyris Banks, chief of depot operations.

  • Depot wins 2nd straight Alabama Quality Award

    Nov 30, 2007

  • Anniston munitions operations benchmarked by Mozambique officers

    Nov 30, 2007

    Officers from the Mozambique Army visited Anniston Army Depot Wednesday to tour operations at the Anniston Defense Munitions Center, a tenant activity there.

  • Morning Show studio renovations complete, tune in for more

    Nov 30, 2007

    The Anniston Army DepotAca,!a,,cs Morning Show took on a new look Nov. 14 with the first broadcast in the newly renovated studio

  • Fort Bragg leadership signs Army Family Covenant

    Nov 30, 2007

    A Fort Bragg Army Family covenant signing ceremony, was held Nov. 20, 10 a.m., at the Casablanca Community Center., where Fort Bragg leadership pledged to support and honor Families as Soldiers continue to fight the Global War on Terrorism.

  • FRG Coordinator Has Five Family Members Deployed

    Nov 30, 2007

    This West Virginia National Guard family readiness assistant ought to know a thing or two about her job: five members of Cathy HammackAca,!a,,cs family are serving in Iraq.

  • Army Advocate for Wounded Soldiers to Serve as Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transi

    Nov 30, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top advocates for the care and treatment of its ill and wounded Soldiers and their Families now will serve as assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • White Devil medic gets presidential call

    Nov 30, 2007

    Sgt. Frank Gervascio, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, like many Soldiers overseas, talked with someone back in the United States on Thanksgiving. The person on the other end of the line of GervascioAca,!a,,cs conversation though wasnAca,!a,,ct a friend or a relative Aca,!" it was the president of the United States.

  • Contaminated Water in New Jersey

    Nov 30, 2007

    USACE helps clean up contaminated ground water in New Jersey.

  • Force Protection

    Nov 30, 2007

    USACE Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) technology protects soldiers and assets on the front lines. The technology is also used for homeland security. Mary Cochran reports.

  • The life of an airborne Ranger

    Nov 30, 2007

    Sgt. Jim McKinzie McKinzie, a 35-year-old generator mechanic, squad leader and truck commander in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, is known for being one of the hardest working noncommissioned officers in his unit, as well as the only Ranger-qualified NCO in the battalion.

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr. quote

    Nov 30, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., announcing Nov. 29 the creation of a Diversity Task Force, headed by a general officer, to review the ArmyAca,!a,,cs diversity policies, practices and progress.

  • Eyes on the Ground

    Nov 30, 2007

    An AH-64D Apache helicopter flies Baghdad. The crew, from Company B, 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, is looking for enemy mortar and anti-aircraft systems.

  • Guard Film Tells Soldiers' Stories

    Nov 30, 2007

    Like many Soldiers deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, Soldiers from the Oregon National GuardAca,!a,,cs 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry brought their personal cameras to Iraq during their deployment in 2004. They snapped photos of each other firing weapons, shot video of explosives they detonated and logged plenty of footage of their own commentaries intermixed with Soldier humor.

  • Blue Star Program Still Shining in Schweinfurt

    Nov 30, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The Blue Star Card program Aca,!" the Schweinfurt Child and Youth Services version of the overall Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command 15:12 initiative Aca,!" continues to roll on here.

  • Entertainers Bring Song And Cheer to Wounded Warriors at LRMC

    Nov 30, 2007

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nov. 30, 2007) Germany Aca,!" A taped football game between the Patriots and Eagles took on the semblance of a TV reality show Nov. 29 for Army Specialist Robert Hammond. While watching the game at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Hammond was interrupted when a group of New England Patriot cheerleaders appeared suddenly at his bedside. For the next five minutes, the injured Soldier became a victim of holiday cheer by the Patriot pom-pom squad and singers Melina Leon and Jamie OAca,!a,,cNeal.

  • Go Army, Dragon Style

    Nov 29, 2007

    Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team ("Dragon Brigade"), 1st Inf. Division show their support for the "Black Knights" of the U.S. Military Academy.

  • USARPAC Lights Up Holiday Season

    Nov 29, 2007

    USARPAC Commanding Gen. Lt. Gen. John M. Brown III, his wife Elaine Brown, Sybil Brandenburg, wife of Deputy Commanding General Maj. Gen. William Brandenburg, USARPAC Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Zettlemoyer and hundreds of service members and their families sing carols at the official treelighting ceremony, held at Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle Nov. 28, 2007.

  • SecArmy "Of Interest" Links

    Nov 29, 2007

  • Chaplain School Named for Vietnam Hero

    Nov 29, 2007

    The building housing the Army Chaplain Center and School at Fort Jackson, S.C., was renamed Watters Hall in a Nov. 20 ceremony honoring a chaplain killed in action 40 years ago in Vietnam.

  • Is Lawton-Fort Sill ready for BRAC

    Nov 29, 2007

    Story asks Lawton city leaders if the area is ready for the influx of 10,000 people for BRAC.

  • SecArmy, TRADOC CG Sign Army Family Covenant

    Nov 29, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren joins Gen. William S. Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General; Col. Jason T. Evans, Garrison Commander; Command Sgt. Maj. John D. Sparks, TRADOC CSM; and Command Sgt. Maj. Leroy A. James, Garrison CSM, in signing the Army Family Covenant during a ceremony at Fort Monroe, Va., Nov. 29.

  • Soldiers Train While Supporting Simulation Conference

    Nov 29, 2007

    Army Reserve Soldiers gained experience on simulators this week as several commands showcased their technoligies at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in the Orlando Convention Center..

  • Black Knights Seek to End Streak in 108th Army-Navy Classic

    Nov 29, 2007

    The 108th Army-Navy Game will be played Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore and CBS will broadcast the game nationally beginning at noon.

  • "Gamblers" get their combat spurs

    Nov 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division have recently been taking part in one of the cavalryAca,!a,,cs oldest traditions: receiving spurs for service in combat.

  • Soldiers Aid Bangladesh Cyclone Victims

    Nov 29, 2007

    A medical team from the United States Army, Pacific Command provided humanitarian aid and medical assistance to millions of people affected by Cyclone Sidr.

  • Reconstruction Team works to improve agriculture for Iraqi farmers

    Nov 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!"The Baghdad 5 Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team, attached to the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is closely coordinating with the Inma (growth in Arabic) Agribusiness Program, to work with Iraqi farmers in the region here.

  • Reduced Operations at All Army Bases

    Nov 29, 2007

    The Army announces that it has taken initial steps to plan for reduced operations at all Army bases while the congressional review continues on funding for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror.

  • Army Reserve Warrior Family Assistance Center

    Nov 29, 2007

    The Army Reserve now has a crisis action team in place to help Citizen Soldiers needing assistance. Scott Fergerson reports on the opening of the Army Reserve Warrior Family Assistance Center at Fort McPherson, Ga.

  • U.S. Army bids farewell to modern chemical weapons capability; NSCMP completes final step in destroy

    Nov 29, 2007

    On Nov. 27, 2007, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency officially bid Aca,!A"bye-byeAca,!A? to binary chemical weapons, after completing the final step in destroying the binary precursor chemicals known as DF and QL. The chemicals were neutralized last year at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., and shipped to a facility in Texas for final treatment and disposal using wet air oxidation technology. The milestone was safely achieved one month ahead of schedule.

  • USAG Vicenza Breaks Ground for New Schools, Childcare Facilities

    Nov 29, 2007

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday on Caserma EderleAca,!a,,cs Villaggio della Pace for the construction of new schools and childcare facilities for U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldier Shares Deployment in Iraq With Field Artillery Brother

    Nov 29, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Nov 27, 2007)-- Most American servicemembers are separated from their loved ones while in combat, but one U.S. Army Europe Soldier was brought closer to a brother who is also deployed. Capt. Phillip Garner of the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery was already in Iraq when Spc. Alex Lamont Garner of USAREUR's 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out that he too would be deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • The Honorable Mr. Pete Geren

    Nov 28, 2007

  • Chairman Stresses Uncertain Nature of Conflict to USAWC Students

    Nov 28, 2007

    Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. Army War College students

  • Arabic Cultural-Awareness Training Now Available

    Nov 28, 2007

    Arabic cultural-awareness training from Third U.S. Army/U.S. Army Central and the Jordanian Armed Forces is now available to all American servicemembers.

  • Happy Toddler

    Nov 28, 2007

    An Iraqi child smiles as he sits with his mother and waits to be seen by a U.S. Army medic from Company C, 203rd Medical Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, during a medical civic action program in Narhwan.

  • Sgt. Elliott Bottom quote

    Nov 28, 2007

    Sgt. Elliott Bottom, referring to fellow noncommissioned officer Sgt. Jonathan Ruiz, 23, who is credited with saving the life of a Soldier in Iraq who was suffering from depression.

  • Army Issues Instructions to Prepare for Funding Shortfall

    Nov 28, 2007

    The Army announced that it has taken initial steps to plan for reduced operations at all Army bases while the congressional review continues on funding for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror.

  • Corps of Engineers Program to Help Installations Remove Small Structures at Minimal Cost

    Nov 28, 2007

    The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville has launched a new program that provides a cost-effective way for installations to remove their unwanted small structures at minimal cost to the installations.

  • Soldier Selected as Male Shotgun Shooter of the Year

    Nov 28, 2007

    Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock, a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, has been selected as Male Shotgun Shooter of the Year by USA Shooting. Pfc. Hancock, 18, had a successful year winning the World Cup in Italy and setting a finals world record in men's skeet.

  • Celebrating St. Barbara in Baghdad

    Nov 28, 2007

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division and the 138th Fires Brigade, Kentucky Army National Guard, conducted a traditional Saint BarbaraAca,!a,,cs induction ceremony at the Al-Faw Palace here, Nov. 23.

  • Six Soldiers Remain in 'Operation Rising Star' Contest

    Nov 28, 2007

    Six Soldiers remain in the inaugural Operation Rising Star singing competition. Online voting at www.OpRisingStar.com through Dec. 3 will determine the winner.

  • Unit Receives Task Force Marne's First MRAPs

    Nov 28, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recently became the first in Task Force Marne to receive the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles, known as MRAPs.

  • 'Black Jack Runway' models show off the latest to fashion-starved troops

    Nov 28, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" After months of preparation and waiting for Internet-ordered outfits and accessories to be delivered, the Black Jack Runway cast and crew finally put on their highly anticipated performance on in front of a standing-room-only audience at the Black Jack Bistro Dining Facility here, Nov. 22.

  • Active First Program / Generic Packages

    Nov 28, 2007

    National Guard "Active First" program offers up to $60k bonuses for enlistees; WRAMC mail policy changes, cannot accept any packages labeled 'Any Wounded Soldier' or "A Recovering American Soldier."

  • Aca,!EoeGrey WolfAca,!a,,c Brigade Cases Colors in Iraq

    Nov 28, 2007

  • Army Issues Instructions to Prepare for Funding Shortfall

    Nov 28, 2007

    The Army announced today that it has taken initial steps to plan for reduced operations at all Army bases while the congressional review continues on funding for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror.

  • Combat Support Hospital

    Nov 28, 2007

    Medical personnel saving lives at the Baghdad Combat Support Hospital. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Kurtz has the story.

  • Learning the Basics with Army Family Team Building

    Nov 28, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" If youAca,!a,,cre wondering what your spouses mean when they say the ETA for dinner will be NLT 1900 hours, the Army Family Team Building program has just the class for you.

  • Texas Guard Demolishes Crack Houses

    Nov 28, 2007

    This month, the corner of Gabriel and Oak streets in Granger, Texas, became the latest site in a series of abandoned home demolitions performed by the Texas National Guard Counter Drug Task Force.

  • Sherman, Savannah and a "Shocking Bad Hat"

    Nov 28, 2007

    ShermanAca,!a,,cs March to the Sea is well known in Civil War history but the manner in which he obtained a new hat after opening his route to the sea is not so well known.

  • Iraq Infrastructure Needs Maintenance, Operations Procedures

    Nov 28, 2007

    Establishing proper maintenance procedures and operations processes is as important as providing power plants, hospitals and other infrastructure in Iraq, a senior U.S. military engineer said.

  • Army Issues Instructions to Prepare for Funding Shortfall

    Nov 28, 2007

    The Army announced Nov. 28 that it has taken initial steps to plan for reduced operations at all Army bases while the congressional review continues on funding for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror.

  • Spc. Cassandra L. Miles quote

    Nov 28, 2007

    Spc. Cassandra L. Miles, in Afghanistan, serving her third combat tour. She was wounded twice by IEDs.

  • Inner Peace

    Nov 28, 2007

    Chaplain (Capt.) John Barkemeyer conducts mass for Soldiers on a remote contingency operating base near Ramadi, Iraq.

  • Garmisch Helps Medevac Seriously Injured Child

    Nov 28, 2007

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" Members of U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch assisted in the Nov. 13 medical evacuation of a seriously injured German child.

  • Army Reserve Opens Warrior, Family Assistance Center

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers, Family members and DoD civilians gathered Nov. 20 at Fort McPherson for a ribbon-cutting ceremony that signified the official opening of the Army Reserve Warrior and Family Assistance Center.

  • Twice-wounded Soldier Returns to Duty

    Nov 27, 2007

    A Soldier serving her third combat deployment returned to Afghanistan Nov. 12 from undergoing medical treatment in Germany after suffering her second injury from two Improvised Explosive Device detonations.

  • TEST PAGE

    Nov 27, 2007

    WASHINGTON (Nov 16, 2007)--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released the Martis Creek Dam Consensus Report, an external peer review that validates the USACE high-risk classification of the dam and the interim risk reduction measures currently in effect.

  • Secretary of the Army visits West Point

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Lt. Gen. HonorAfA Receives 'Friend of 4-H' Award

    Nov 27, 2007

    Telling his young audience of more than 1,000 students to Aca,!A"learn the concept of discipline and lead disciplined, ethical lives,Aca,!A? Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, commanding general, First Army, was an award recipient and featured speaker at the 2007 4-H National Convention held here last night.

  • Fort Myer leadership signs Army Family Covenant

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Why I Serve: Soldier sacrifices family time to serve Soldiers, country

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Rosie Threatt could have been lost in the group of her large family.

  • Soldiers celebrate fraternity 'founders day' in Iraq

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Aca,!A"Warriors,Aca,!A? 1st Cavalry Division, who are part of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, an all African-American fraternity, celebrated their founderAca,!a,,cs day Nov. 17.

  • Going home ... stress': Tools available to alleviate issues

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" As 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers are finally able to make their way home after 15 long months in Baghdad some their leaders wants to remind them of the stresses that still will exist once they depart the country.

  • Centurions hold first silver spur ride

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The tradition of having to Aca,!A"earn your spursAca,!A? reaches back to the beginning of the cavalry. The 1st Aca,!A"CenturionAca,!A? Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held their first silver spur ride here, Nov. 24.

  • A double dose of Duncans: Twin brothers sign up for four more years, identical re-up deal

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" They hear Aca,!A"Are you two related'Aca,!A? and Aca,!A"If I punch you, will your brother feel it'Aca,!A? more times than they care to mention, but these twin brothers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, have only heard the oath of enlistment twice now.

  • MEDEVAC finishes packing ... their helicopters, bags

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The medical evacuation unit for the 1st Cavalry Division is headed back home to Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 18, after a short delay in Balad, Iraq.

  • Army Mechanics Go Distance to Keep Wheels Rolling

    Nov 27, 2007

    A young Soldier rubbed sleep from his eyes as he stumbled into the giant machinery garage at 10 p.m., his vision flooded with harsh yellow light. HeAca,!a,,cd been working on various trucks and machines since 4 a.m., but he still had to work on one more.

  • Why I Serve: Air Cavalry Mechanic dedicated to the welfare of his Soldiers

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" While all 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Soldiers may be focused on the mission, one noncommissioned officer in particular has given his all toward mission success Aca,!" leading and caring for his Soldiers while deployed to Iraq.

  • Baghdad Day celebrated at Zawra Park

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" For the first time in nearly four years, residents from across Baghdad gathered together to honor their cityAca,!a,,cs heritage and celebrate the once-annual holiday known simply as Baghdad Day, Nov. 17.

  • Remembering Kennedy: Troops reflect on assassination 44 years later

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Although most AmericansAca,!a,,c thoughts turned to giving thanks and eating turkey this Nov. 22, the date also marked the 44th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas-- an event that a few members attached to the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division still remember well.

  • With faith & hope: Christmas traditions survive in Baghdad

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - According to Christian belief, in the first century the Saint Thomas evangelized the region we today call Iraq. An estimated 600,000 Christians live in this country of 22 million people.

  • MND-B CG Meets the Troops

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Karkh looks to increase police force during recruitment drive

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" As part of the effort to increase the police force across the Iraqi capital, a police recruitment drive was held in the Karkh security district Nov. 15 thru 18.

  • MNC-I commander visits Sab Al Bor

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!"The Multi-National Corps-Iraq commanding general, Lt. Gen Raymond Odierno met with senior leaders from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division to discuss the progress of security within the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div.Aca,!a,,cs area of operations, Nov. 21.

  • Recruiting Drives Paying off for Iraqi Police, Auxiliary Forces

    Nov 27, 2007

    As violence against the Coalition dropped significantly, recruitment drives throughout Baghdad in November had residents lining up to join Iraqi Police forces.

  • Stre-e-e-e-e-e-etch!

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers, Airmen, and Afghan children stretch before a soccer game at the Nangarhar Provincial Reconstruction Team Forward Operating Base in Jalalabad.

  • Stallions receive awards for valor

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Black Jack NCO Takes Pride in Leadership Skills

    Nov 27, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" When Command Sgt. Maj. Jim F. Lee, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs top noncommissioned officer, and the other board members met last month, he and his panel were looking for a noncommissioned officer who exhibited in-depth knowledge, self confidence and professional attitude they felt an NCO should possess to represent the brigade as their best of the year.

  • Never forgotten: Loved Ones Say Farewell to Fallen Soldiers

    Nov 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Families, friends and service members of the First Team gathered in the 1st Cavalry Division Memorial Chapel Nov. 14 to say their final farewells and honor the lives of four fallen troopers.

  • American Thanksgiving still a tradition for Ironhorse troopers

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Fallen Soldier honored during dedication ceremony

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 22, 2007) Aca,!" Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered in what was known as the Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Square at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, outside of Baqouba, Iraq, for a dedication ceremony and renaming of the square to honor a fallen friend and Soldier, Staff Sgt. Donnie Dixon.

  • Black Jack officers serve it up

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Soldiers gather together with "second family" for holiday meal

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The line into the Pegasus Dining Facility was longer than usual at lunchtime on Thanksgiving Day this year. Soldiers waited patiently for what might be the finest meal they eat during their deployment here.

  • Thanksgiving at Loyalty

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Turkey Day Redux: Troops spend second consecutive Thanksgiving in Iraq

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were treated to turkey and all the trimmings for their second consecutive Thanksgiving in Iraq.

  • Soldiers Help Afghan People

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team provide humanitarian supplies and help to build a new district center in Charbaran, eastern Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

  • Cav. Families Thankful for Soldiers' Holiday Return

    Nov 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - It is the day before Thanksgiving, a little after 1 a.m. when five passenger buses packed with 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers rolled in front of the roaring crowd of more than 250 people like Hollywood superstars.

  • Training in the Beehive State

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers from the Utah National Guard conduct joint training with Airmen at Camp Williams, Utah.

  • Bridging the Euphrates

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers from the 20th Engineer Brigade this month built a temporary bridge across the Euphrates River to establish a supply line in support of an operation near Baghdad.

  • Electric Power and Roadways in Iraq

    Nov 27, 2007

    USACE provides 13 hours of power per day to Iraqis; USACE improves roadways in Iraq.

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