Archive: Nov 2007

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  • Sgt. Jill Stevens - Miss Utah

    Nov 19, 2007

    One of the Army's own will take a shot at the 'Miss America 2008' Title Jan. 26 in Las Vegas. A combat medic and Miss Utah 2007, Sgt. Jill Stevens is a member of the Utah National Guard's 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment.

  • Army Breaks Ground for New Hospital

    Nov 19, 2007

    A new chapter in Army healthcare in the National Capital Region began Nov. 8 at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fort Belvoir, Va. community hospital.

  • Soldier Journals Her Run at Miss America

    Nov 19, 2007

    One of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own will take a shot at the Aca,!A"Miss America 2008Aca,!A? title Jan. 26 in Las Vegas and a new Army Web site will follow her progress.

  • Spouse Program / Ft. Belvoir Hospital

    Nov 19, 2007

    New program to help spouses; Ground-breaking ceremony for new hospital on Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Exhibit

    Nov 19, 2007

    This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Exhibit, showcasing many items left behind by visitors. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Army Medic More than Beauty Queen

    Nov 19, 2007

    Sgt. Jill Stevens, named Miss Utah 2007, is more than a beauty queen. SheAca,!a,,cs also a Soldier. Her ability to make people smile, combined with her medical expertise, has been a tremendous asset in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward quote

    Nov 19, 2007

    Gen. William E. Aca,!A"KipAca,!A? Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command.

  • They Rule the Skies

    Nov 19, 2007

    AH-64D Apaches from 1st "Attack" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, come in for a landing at Camp Taji, Iraq, after completing a reconnaissance mission over Baghdad.

  • DeWitt breaks ground for new hospital

    Nov 16, 2007

  • ECBC named Laboratory of the Year

    Nov 16, 2007

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Edgewood Chemical Biological Center was recently named the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Laboratory of the Year for 2007 for significant advances made in biological standoff detection. Aca,!A"The enormous technical ability of ECBCAca,!a,,cs scientists, engineers and other specialists was the most significant factor in ECBC winning this award this year,Aca,!A? said Dr. Joe Corriveau, ECBC acting director for Research and Technology.

  • New Black Hawk Unveils Latest Helo Technology

    Nov 16, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs latest version of the Black Hawk helicopter, the UH-60M, paid a call on the Pentagon Wednesday to show off its various upgraded technical capabilities. While this was the Aca,!A"MAca,!A? modelAca,!a,,cs maiden flight into the Washington area, the newest version was introduced to the Army in late October when a single bird flew from the Sikorsky factory in Connecticut directly to Fort Campbell, Ky., for a preview to the 30 Black Hawks which begin delivery to the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division next month.

  • Crew chief receives Purple Heart

    Nov 16, 2007

  • Touring of western Baghdad

    Nov 16, 2007

  • Black Jack Soldier prepares to go from green to gold

    Nov 16, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" When Spc. Emmanuel Danso first approached his company commander, Capt. Greg Turner about his interest in becoming a commissioned officer, Turner replied with his usual response to such inquiries.

  • Success in Iraq is Possible, Says Deputy Commander of U.S. Army Europe's 1st Armored Division

    Nov 16, 2007

    WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 15, 2007 -- Success is possible in Iraq, a U.S. Army Europe senior commander there said, based on progress he has seen since his recent return to the country. Speaking to a group of Internet journalists and "bloggers" via telephone from Iraq Nov. 15, Brig. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr. said he is "absolutely amazed" at improvements there since his return last month. This is his third tour in the country. Boozer is the deputy commander for maneuver for U.S. Army Europe's 1st Armored Division, serving here as deputy commander of Multi-national Division - North.

  • Hanau Leaders Sign Commitment to Support Families

    Nov 16, 2007

    HANAU, Germany Aca,!" Senior leaders signed the Army Family Covenant here Nov. 8, pledging to support Soldiers' families more than ever before.

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr. quote

    Nov 16, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., to the Senate Armed Services Committee Nov. 15.

  • Patrolling the Neighborhood

    Nov 16, 2007

    A Soldier from Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, patrols Baghdad.

  • Aviano memorial service salutes six service members killed in Black Hawk crash

    Nov 16, 2007

    Aviano memorial service salutes six service members killed in Black Hawk crash

  • Nov. 15, 2007 - Statement on the Army's Strategic Imperatives

    Nov 15, 2007

    Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Committee, on behalf of the more than one million Active, Guard, and Reserve Soldiers, their Families, and the Civilians of the United States Army, serving around the globe, the Secretary and I welcome the opportunity to discuss the direction we intend to take the Army in the next several years.

  • Secretary of the Army Statement on the Army's Strategic Imperatives

    Nov 15, 2007

    Chairman Levin, Senator McCain, and distinguished members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, I want to thank you for inviting General Casey and myself to appear before you today to discuss the ArmyAca,!a,,cs strategic imperatives.

  • In-person parts acquisition support at depot increasing in strength

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Defense Logistics Agency assigned three additional personnel to its customer service team at Anniston Army Depot, providing more in-person assistance to production management specialist and parts managers.

  • Fowler hired under Always a Soldier program

    Nov 15, 2007

    When Derek Fowler began his civilian federal career three months ago, he brought a wealth of skills and knowledge with him. And that was by design. Fowler, a former Marine and now a small arms repairer inspector, comes to Anniston Army Depot with eight years of military service. He is the third employee to be to be hired at the installation under the auspices of the Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program since its inception in June 2004.

  • HMMWV jack plate program ahead of schedule at Anniston depot

    Nov 15, 2007

    Anniston Army Depot is on its second jack plate program for the U.S. Army, this time producing quantities above the monthly schedule, and supervisors here say this work is supplementary to the depotAca,!a,,cs significantly increasing workload for the maintenance and overhaul of combat vehicles coming back from the war.

  • AMC CG visits Anniston depot, presents awards

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Commanding General of the Army Materiel Command, Gen. Benjamin Griffin, and members of his staff visited Anniston Army Depot and the local community on Wednesday and Thursday as part of his quarterly tour.

  • UH-60 Unveiled / Exercise Bright Star

    Nov 15, 2007

    Army Aviation unveils the UH-60 M at the Pentagon; Exercise Bright Star drops international troops in Egypt.

  • Camp Humphreys Groundbreaking

    Nov 15, 2007

    Camp Humphreys groundbreaking ceremony signifies US troops starting to move South from to establish new USFK headquarters in Korea. A1C Jamie Cicora reports.

  • TRADOC In-Depth Archives

    Nov 15, 2007

  • TRADOC News Service Archives

    Nov 15, 2007

  • The Insurrectos Attack

    Nov 15, 2007

    Danger in the Darkness

  • Program Builds Strong Army Marriages

    Nov 15, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Pernell MabryAca,!a,,cs wife Wanda gave birth to twins the day before he deployed to Iraq. Like many other Soldiers, he missed their first Christmas and their first steps, and he didnAca,!a,,ct know if they would bond with him when finally came home. The separation and reunion, he and his wife said, came with many challenges and unexpected adjustments.

  • Army Secretary Sees Opportunity from 'Calamities'

    Nov 15, 2007

    Out of calamity comes opportunity, Army Secretary Pete Geren told Congress today.

  • 'America's Army' Contractors Take Basic Training

    Nov 15, 2007

    The developers of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army, the official video game series of the U.S. Army, spent four days on Fort Jackson recently learning what it is like to transition from civilian to Soldier.

  • Field artillery history on display

    Nov 15, 2007

  • 'Singing Cowboy' brings Soldiers a little taste of home

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers had a chance to hear music from home during a performance by a Fort Hood-area singer and song writer at the Pegasus Dining Facility here, Nov. 12.

  • Checkpoints, keeping Ameriyah safe

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Checkpoints are a vital tool in maintaining security in an area, and thanks to the joint efforts of U.S. and Iraqi forces another checkpoint was opened to maintain the security in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi capital.

  • Battalion honored for retention achievement

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division Special Troops Battalion was awarded the Commanding GeneralAca,!a,,cs Retention Award for meeting and exceeding their retention goals for fiscal year 2007 during an award ceremony at the division headquarters building here, Nov. 12.

  • Army Aviation: A Retrospective

    Nov 15, 2007

    Army aircraft from World War I through the Vietnam War were flown at an air show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. During World War I, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs aircraft were part of the Army Air Service branch. During World II it became the Army Air Forces. Today, the Army has an extensive number of helicopters as well as some fixed-wing aircraft.

  • One mean street to another: From Camden, N.J., to Baghdad, one Soldier shares his story of success

    Nov 15, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Anyone who has gone to a Soldier of the Month or promotion board, knows how intense and intimidating it can be, no matter how much studying and prior preparation.

  • Aca,!EoeSinging CowboyAca,!a,,c entertains Soldiers

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Mission complete

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Singing Cowboy visits Prosperity

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Spartans look to lend a hand to National Museum of Iraq

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" When what was supposed to be simply a short meeting turned into a grand tour of the National Museum of Iraq, some 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers got to see a part of early civilization that was beyond their imagination Aca,!A| in some cases, artifacts which dated back to more than 5,000 years ago.

  • Another step in Ameriyah's progress

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers met with the Ameriyah Neighborhood Advisory Council representatives to discuss the progress and the future plans for the community at the councilAca,!a,,cs headquarters, Nov. 8.

  • Cav mechanics keep battalion rolling

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Keeping mission-essential equipment operational can be difficult when Soldiers come to a new dusty environment with less-than-perfect road conditions. It is ever harder when you have never seen the equipment before.

  • Time for your check-up

    Nov 15, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, provide medical assistance to Iraqi nationals in Horse Village, Iraq, Nov. 7.

  • MNF-I general in charge of strategic operations visits Ironhorse Brigade

    Nov 15, 2007

  • MEDEVAC unit completes relief in place

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The unit that has performed arguably the most difficult yet rewarding mission in Iraq is on its way home after 15 months.

  • Soldier stays in Iraq to recover from injuries

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The haunting sounds of Aca,!A"Incoming! Incoming!Aca,!A? will forever be ingrained in Sgt. Cindy FloresAca,!a,,c psyche.

  • MND-B commanding general says cooperative efforts make Baghdad safer

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" The Iraqi capital is a safer place than when the 1st Cavalry Division took over responsibility of the Multi-National Division - Baghdad area of operation nearly a year ago, according to its commanding general.

  • Afghanistan leaders meet with 4th BCT commanders in "Jirga"

    Nov 15, 2007

    4th BCT commanders meet with Afghanistan Learders in "Jirga"

  • Summit connects government to the people

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi Police, Iraqi Army leaders, representatives of the Iraqi government, as well as senior leaders from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Multi-National Division - Baghdad gathered at the Sheik Support Center near here to discuss bringing the region back to the government of Iraq during the Northwest Baghdad Regional Summit Nov 8.

  • New Program to Boost Army's Employment Aid to Spouses

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Departments of Defense and Labor announced a joint program Wednesday to provide military spouses with resources to help find jobs, receive training and launch careers.

  • Apache Pilot's Family Presented Distinguished Service Cross

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Army recognized his determination to continue fighting in a flak-riddled Apache helicopter and Sunday posthumously awarded Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Keith Yoakum the Distinguished Service Cross.

  • School Supplies to Needy Children

    Nov 15, 2007

    Major recognized for his efforts to get school supplies to needy children in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kosovo.

  • Recycling Day 2007

    Nov 15, 2007

    November 15th is America Recycles Day. Tad Davis, Deputy Asst. SecArmy for ESOH, talks about the Army accomplishments when it comes to recycling. James Williams reports.

  • Bamberg Supports Army Family Covenant Signing

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers and families gathered in Preston Hall on Warner Barracks here Nov. 8 to witness the signing of the Army Family Covenant Aca,!" a worldwide initiative recognizing the ArmyAca,!a,,cs commitment to Soldiers and families serving their country.

  • Col. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr.

    Nov 15, 2007

    Col. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., commander, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, southeast of Baghdad, where 2,000 Iraqis, both Shiite and Sunni, have joined 17 concerned citizen groups.

  • Concerned Iraqi Citizens Help 'Sledgehammer' Brigade Smash Crime

    Nov 15, 2007

    Crime has been slashed by 50 percent in an area just outside Baghdad, thanks to Iraqi citizens partnering with coalition Soldiers who live among them, an American commander said.

  • Reconciliation Effort

    Nov 15, 2007

    A brass quintet from the 3rd Infantry Division performs at a Nov. 8 detainee release ceremony at Forward Operating Base Constitution in Baghdad. The ceremony was overseen by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who addressed the nearly 500 releasees: "You are Iraqi citizens and your family is waiting for you to help rebuild the country... the schools, the houses, and the factories."

  • 5th Signal Command Representatives Join French Officials in Wissembourg Armistice Day Observance

    Nov 15, 2007

    WISSEMBOURG, France -- Wind and cold rain enveloped U.S. Army Europe Soldiers who joined their French hosts here Nov. 11 for a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I. Aca,!A"This weather is fitting,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, commanding general, 5th Signal Command. Aca,!A"Years ago, Soldiers were down in the trenches fighting for their country on a day like this.Aca,!A?

  • Grafenwoehr Sergeant Earns Distinction as Europe's Top Army Medic Following 60-Hour Competition

    Nov 15, 2007

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- A medical NCO here proved he has mastered Army medical and Soldier tasks when he was named "Top Medic in Europe" for 2008 in the rigorous 60-hour Expert Field Medical Challenge. Staff Sgt. Gabriel Noel I. Camacho, NCO-in-charge of education and training at U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Bavaria scored highest among nine candidates to earn top honors in the Nov. 4-6 event. Camacho will represent U.S. Army Europe in the Army Medical Command EFMC at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas next spring.

  • U.S. Army Europe's 'Dagger Brigade' Gets Credit for Increased Security, Restoration o

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Aca,!A"Thirty-two hundred years of invaders and oppression in this land,Aca,!A? said Maj. Timothy E. Collier, civil affairs officer for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Aca,!A"From Genghis Khan on, this part of the world has been invaded time and time again.Aca,!A? This area has been devastated by years of destruction. Today, while coalition forces have spent nearly five years trying to reconstruct the nation and revitalize the Iraqi government, terrorists and insurgents have wreaked havoc throughout the area, preventing the government, economy and people

  • Pale Horse Troop finds two caches buried in soccer stadium

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Nov. 14, 2007Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop P, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, currently attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, found two caches of weapons and explosives while on patrol in the Ramaniyah neighborhood Nov. 5. Buried under the bleachers of a soccer stadium in two locations, the Soldiers found 45 blocks of C-4 explosives, 33 mortars, almost 2000 rounds of ammunition, a rocket-propelled grenade and launcher, 2 Dragunov-style sniper rifles, 2 protective vests and a grenade.

  • Paratroopers from Five Nations Jump in 'Bright Star'

    Nov 14, 2007

    U.S. and coalition forces conducted a Aca,!A"Friendship JumpAca,!A? at Koum Asheem drop zone in Cairo Sunday as part of Exercise Bright Star.

  • Soldiers Provide Medical Assistance

    Nov 14, 2007

    Army medical personnel and all Soldiers trained in combat medical care are ready to assist the sick and wounded any time and any place.

  • Medical Operation Highlights a Grass-Roots Effort at Building Trust

    Nov 14, 2007

    A medical operation in Al Buaytha, Iraq, helped coalition forces gain the confidence of local residents.

  • Army Study Finds Delayed Combat Stress Reporting

    Nov 14, 2007

    Army medical researchers found that between the initial Post-Deployment Health Assessment and the Post-Deployment Health Re-assessment three to six months later, Soldiers are more likely to report signs of post-combat stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Health Care Centers Completed in Iraq

    Nov 14, 2007

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed work on three new Health Care Centers in Basrah, Iraq.

  • Ft. Stewart Prescribed Burn

    Nov 14, 2007

    Fort Stewart's prescribed burn team protects nature while enhancing military training. James Williams reports.

  • Col. Paul E. Funk II quote

    Nov 14, 2007

    Col. Paul E. Funk II, commander, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 1st Brigade Combat Team, in Baghdad.

  • Presidential Leap

    Nov 14, 2007

    Former President George H.W. Bush, 83, the oldest living president, free falls with Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliot at the grand reopening of the Bush Library in College Station, Texas (Texas A&M University), Nov. 10.

  • Grafenwoehr Army Family Covenant Signed

    Nov 14, 2007

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr area signed the Army Family Covenant Nov. 5, pledging their support to SoldiersAca,!a,,c families while they defend the nation.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Awareness Video

    Nov 13, 2007

    Contents from the U.S. Army's Official Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Awareness Video.

  • Mental Health Needs of Soldiers Returning from Iraq Identified Through Two Army Medical Surveys

    Nov 13, 2007

    A new Army medical study published in the Nov. 14 issue of Aca,!A"JAMA,Aca,!A? The Journal of the American Medical Association, reports on results from 88,235 post-Operation Iraq Freedom returning Soldiers...

  • Vietnam Memorial Collection Spans 25 Years

    Nov 13, 2007

    When the sleek, black granite Aca,!A"healing wallAca,!A? bearing the names of 58,256 Americans who died during the Vietnam War were dedicated on this day 25 years ago, no one thought the Vietnam Veterans Memorial would become the backdrop to more than 100,000 remembrances of those who fell.

  • Study Finds Delayed Combat Stress Reporting

    Nov 13, 2007

    In a study that will appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday, Army medical officials examined increased Soldier-reported mental-health concerns in mandatory post-deployment health screenings.

  • Market Patrol

    Nov 13, 2007

    Soldiers from Troop B, 3rd Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, go on a combined patrol of the Narhwan village marketplace with Iraqi police.

  • Carlisle Barracks reaffirms commitment to families

    Nov 13, 2007

  • Soldiers Train Iraqi Police

    Nov 13, 2007

    Iraqi police train at the Iraqi Police Prep Course at Taji. The instructors are Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Carlisle Barracks Reaffirms Commitment to Families

    Nov 13, 2007

  • Soldiers to Civilians / New PT Uniform

    Nov 13, 2007

    Transition from Soldier to civilian gets easier for wounded Soldiers; New Army PT uniform in testing phase.

  • Italian Training with EST

    Nov 13, 2007

    Italian troops train using Engagement Skills Training simulator at at virtual facility in Vicenza, Italy. SPC Joe Tolliver reports.

  • 'Bright Star' Teams Guard with Egyptian Armored Division

    Nov 13, 2007

    A large-scale command post exercise is being conducted jointly this week with Egyptian Army staff officers as part of Bright Star 2007.

  • Fostering Democracy at Grass Roots Level in Iraq

    Nov 13, 2007

    During Saddam Hussein's regime, complaining or bringing up problems to the government usually didn't harvest the desired effect. Then it could have meant death for the person and his family who brought the claim against the tyrannical regime.

  • 'Grill Sergeants' to debut on Pentagon Channel

    Nov 13, 2007

    Under the hot lights of the television studio, Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner was the featured chef in the taping of a new Pentagon Channel lifestyle program called, Aca,!A"The Grill Sergeants" which will debut later this fall. In between shoots at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, Turner said it was an honor to be chosen as the showAca,!a,,cs first host. Aca,!A"I have been humbled by the amount of work from a lot of great people here and the camaraderie among everyone putting this show together,Aca,!A? said Turner. Brian Natwick, Pentagon Channel general manager, said the concept for the show originated to expand the channelAca,!a,,cs lifestyles programming. Having already filmed an exercise show called, Aca,!A"Fit for Duty,Aca,!A? Natwick said a cooking show would fit well into the lineup. Aca,!A"In lifestyle programming, the goal was to put an emphasis on readiness,Aca,!A? said Natwick. Aca,!A"The first show focuses on physical fitness, and the new show highlights healthy eating. The two shows meld well in providing information on how to stay fit and healthy so that our military members can continue on with their mission.Aca,!A? A recent taping was all about the family dining experience. Segments included Aca,!A"Saving Private Dining: Reviving the Art of Eating Together,Aca,!A? and Aca,!A"For the Love of Family Favs ... Bringing the Family Closer.Aca,!A?

  • Soldiers Deliver Food, Medicine After Tropical Storm Noel

    Nov 13, 2007

    A team of servicemembers from the United States and the Dominican Republic delivered more than 4,900 pounds of provisions to villages in the south-central region of the Dominican Republic Nov. 11.

  • Fort Lee Leader Honored for Her Efforts Supporting BRAC

    Nov 13, 2007

    Esther T. Lee, deputy to U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Gwen Bingham, was awarded the Dr. F. Nathaniel Gatlin Award for her achievements in bridging gaps between the military and civilian communities during the ongoing Base Realignment and Closure process.

  • Measures Improve Afghanistan's Police Force

    Nov 13, 2007

    Ongoing training efforts, pay reforms and weeding out corrupt individuals have improved the image and performance of AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs police.

  • Georgie Carter Krell quote

    Nov 13, 2007

    Georgie Carter Krell, a past national president of American Gold Star Mothers, an organization for mothers who have lost sons or daughters in the service of their country, speaking at a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 11.

  • Soldiers Provide 'Firepower' for Destroyer

    Nov 13, 2007

    Soldiers from the Massachusetts Army National Guard provide the gun salute for the commissioning of the USS Sampson (DDG 102) in Boston, Nov. 3.

  • Major Goes 'Above and Beyond' for Afghan Kids

    Nov 13, 2007

    When he heard he was deploying to Afghanistan with the 25th Infantry Division in 2004, Maj. Todd Schmidt was focused on his mission, but he also immediately began planning how he could help the impoverished Afghan people. That desire became Operation Dreamseed, a nonprofit organization that has distributed hundreds of tons of school supplies to local children.

  • Veterans Day at Yorktown, VA

    Nov 12, 2007

    Image from the Veterans Day Celebration in Yorktown, VA.

  • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial 25th Anniversary Parade

    Nov 10, 2007

    Images from the Nov 10 parade to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC

  • Wounded Warrior Stands to Pin on Silver Bars

    Nov 9, 2007

    Exactly two months after losing both legs, 2nd Lt. Mark Little stood proudly outside on his new prosthesis for the first time to receive the silver bars of a first lieutenant.

  • Black Hawk Crash in Italy Kills 6

    Nov 9, 2007

    A sixth U.S. service member died Thursday evening of injuries sustained when a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter attached to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment crashed at approximately noon Thursday 22 miles southwest of Aviano, Italy.

  • New Army Reserve unit stands up in Birmingham

    Nov 9, 2007

    A stand-up ceremony Nov. 3 uncased the colors of the new Army Reserve Sustainment Command Troop Program Unit in Birmingham, Ala. The unit will be in carrier status beginning Nov. 16 and will become effective Sept. 16, 2009.

  • SDDC develops Deployment Support Command

    Nov 9, 2007

    Department of the Army has approved the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., concept plan to establish an Army Reserve Deployment Support Command.

  • Mom Joins Sons as Defenders of Freedom

    Nov 9, 2007

    Pvt. Vickie Granroth Myllyoja is a 5-foot, 2-inch blonde advanced individual training Soldier assigned to Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Company C, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade. She lost her 45-year-old husband 10 months ago to a heart condition, made good on a vow to live a meaningful life, and joined sons, Coalton and Cody Campioni, as defenders of freedom.

  • Veterans Enroll in Registry of American Soldier

    Nov 9, 2007

    Veterans have the opportunity to record details of their service for their descendents and future generations of the American public on the Registry of the American Soldier, managed by the Army Historical Foundation of Arlington, Va. .

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