Archive: Nov 2007

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  • SecArmy Geren Covenant Signing at Ft. Myer, VA

    Nov 9, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren participates in Army Family Covenant signing at Fort Myer, VA.

  • Whitelight

    Nov 9, 2007

    JFIIT tests new night time identification system at NTC during Bold Quest 2007 demonstration.

  • 'Customer' Feedback Crucial to Medical Action Plan

    Nov 9, 2007

    Aca,!A"The challenge for all of us,Aca,!A? Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker asserted, before beginning the Army Medical Action Plan Assessment Conference, in Landsdowne, Va., late last month, Aca,!A"is to ensure we stay focused on our wounded SoldiersAca,!a,,c recovery.Aca,!A?

  • A Voyage of Discovery

    Nov 9, 2007

    Army Col. Doug Wheelock was among the astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery. STS-120 was the 23rd shuttle mission to the International Space Station and was a resounding success.

  • Adventure Trip Hits Mark With Veterans

    Nov 9, 2007

    Soldiers wounded in combat are rediscovering adventure, gaining confidence and are in the healing process.

  • Sixth U.S. service member dies after UH-60 Black Hawk crash

    Nov 9, 2007

    Sixth U.S. service member dies after UH-60 Black Hawk crash

  • Dr. (Maj.) Lee J. Trombetta quote

    Nov 9, 2007

    Army Dr. (Maj.) Lee J. Trombetta, a general surgeon in Afghanistan, referring to a program which partners Soldiers with local Afghan doctors.

  • Taking the High Ground

    Nov 9, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Kahler, left, supervises and provides security for Pfcs. Jonathan Ayers and Adam Hamby while they emplace an M240 machine gun in a fighting position in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. The Soldiers are from 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Combined Federal Campaign Tops $1 Million Mark from U.S. Army Europe, Installation Management Comman

    Nov 9, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Nov. 8, 2007 -- With three weeks remaining in the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas, CFC-O officials say U.S. Army Europe and the Installation Management Command-Europe have collected more than $1 million from more than 7,400 donors -- a participation rate of 19 percent.

  • Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force in Iraq Aim to be 'Biggest Losers'

    Nov 9, 2007

    LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, Balad, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- Being physically fit and in shape may come easy for some people, but others have to work hard on exercising and eating right.

  • U.S. Army Europe's 76th Army Band Performs with Fellow Military Musicians from Nine Nations at

    Nov 9, 2007

    BERLIN, Germany Nov. 8, 2007 -- The organizer of the annual Berlin Military Music Festival, Klaus Goerk, welcomed the commander of the 76th Army Band, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Daryl B. Vail, at the traditional bandmaster meeting at Julius-Leber-Kaserne here Oct. 31 with the statement that he was Aca,!A"very pleased to see his house band again after an absence of two years.Aca,!A?

  • U.S. Army Europe's 95th Military Police Battalion Begins Mission in Baghdad

    Nov 9, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- The Aca,!A"SuperstarsAca,!A? of U.S. Army Europe's 95th Military Police Battalion officially assumed responsibility for military police operations in East Baghdad during a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah here Nov. 8.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Help Reduce Violence in Baghdad's Adhamiyah District

    Nov 9, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Nov 8, 2007)-- If the people in the Adhamiyah DistrictAca,!a,,cs Abu Hanifa Market hadnAca,!a,,ct already heard about the afternoonAca,!a,,cs grenade attack on a U.S. Soldier, they heard about it when Lt. Col. Jeff Broadwater showed up.

  • Ansbach Community Attends Army Family Covenant Signing

    Nov 9, 2007

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" About 100 Soldiers, spouses, children and civilians attended the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Army Family Covenant signing ceremony here Oct. 31 on Bismarck Kaserne.

  • DLIFLC celebrates Veteran's Day with big bang

    Nov 8, 2007

    Cannon firing during Veteran's Day ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Army Space Initiatives Aim to Help Warfighters

    Nov 8, 2007

    New satellites, radar sites, laser technology and missile-defense locations overseas are among initiatives planned by the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Space and Missile Defense Command that will help warfighters in the next five years, according to Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell.

  • Army Green, Army Strong: Nov. 15 America Recycles Day

    Nov 8, 2007

    On Nov. 15, the Army will join with the rest of the country to observe and celebrate America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Celebrating its 10th year, America Recycles Day promotes the social, economic and environmental benefits of recycling and encourages more people to join the movement toward a better natural environment.

  • Additional U.S. service member dies after UH-60 Black Hawk crash

    Nov 8, 2007

    Additional U.S. service member dies after UH-60 Black Hawk crash

  • 4 U.S. service members killed in UH-60 Black Hawk crash

    Nov 8, 2007

    4 U.S. service members killed in UH-60 Black Hawk crash

  • DOD, VA Simplifying Transition for Wounded Warriors

    Nov 8, 2007

    To provide better care and simplify life for wounded and seriously-ill servicemembers, the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs signed two landmark agreements this week to develop one physical examination system and to provide Aca,!Eoefederal recovery coordinatorsAca,!a,,c to ensure servicemembers and veterans receive their benefits.

  • 1st Cavalry, 2nd IBCT leaders get look at Abu Nuwas progress

    Nov 8, 2007

  • Karkh residents meet with government reps at town hall forums

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" During Saddam Hussein's regime, complaining or brining 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.

  • Veterans Day Events

    Nov 8, 2007

    To celebrate Veterans Day, the U.S. Park Service is allowing free access to servicemembers, vets and Famiies at all parks across the country, and Vietnam Veterans of America is sponsoring a parade for the 25th Anniversary of the Wall.

  • California Levees

    Nov 8, 2007

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is at work repairing California state owned levees that threaten people, property and the environment. Mary Cochran reports.

  • The Poster Goes to War

    Nov 8, 2007

    Art That Inspired a Nation

  • Benelux Holds Army Family Covenant Signing

    Nov 8, 2007

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Benelux leaders, family members and host nation employees Aca,!" before a packed house Nov. 6 in Brunssum, Netherlands Aca,!" witnessed the signing of the Army Family Covenant, a pledge of support for Army Families.

  • War Survivor Boosts Continued Service of Disabled Vets

    Nov 8, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"I should have died. Having almost died, I am far more fearless.Aca,!A?

  • 'Vanguard' Battalion Wrapping Up Its 15-Month Deployment in Iraq

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- It has been 15 months since the Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry entered a combat zone, answering their nationAca,!a,,cs call to serve. Now, the Army has one message for the Schweinfurt, Germany-based Soldiers: Mission complete.

  • U.S. Army Europe Signal Soldiers Assume Deployment Mission in Baghdad Ceremony

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of U.S. Army Europe's 5th Signal Command unfurled its colors and assumed its official duties in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during a transfer of authority ceremony here Nov. 3.

  • Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention program (SHARP)

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Maj. Gen. William C. Lee

    Nov 7, 2007

    MG Lee

  • Operation Ultra Magnus Sends al Qaida on Run

    Nov 7, 2007

    Coalition forces and Iraqi Army soldiers killed five al-Qaida in Iraq operatives, wounded three and detained seven during Operation Ultra Magnus in and around Hussein Hamadi, Oct. 28-30.

  • Air Cavalry Soldiers recognize National American Indian Heritage Month

    Nov 7, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, got a brief glimpse into American Indian history and culture, Nov. 3.

  • Warriors' Injuries Affect Spouses Too

    Nov 7, 2007

    The calls family members receive about a servicememberAca,!a,,cs injury come out of the blue at all hours of the day and night, and they all have the same general effect. They all mean lives will change.

  • Pilots' valor honored for thwarting ambush

    Nov 7, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Set up in five trucks with heavy machine guns, enemy forces sat in wait for a helicopter to fly over their location west of Baghdad on the last day of May.

  • Soldier Sings Anthem at Alma Mater

    Nov 7, 2007

    Soldier sings national anthem at his alma mater.

  • Gen. Richard Cody quote

    Nov 7, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody

  • Army Names All-American Football Players

    Nov 7, 2007

    Army names 2008 All-American football players.

  • The Long Road Home

    Nov 7, 2007

    After a 16-month deployment to Iraq, paratroopers from the 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment return to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army Astronaut Returns to Earth

    Nov 7, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and the Discovery space shuttle crew safely landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a challenging 15-day mission shortly after 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today.

  • Tanker school training

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Tankers draw a bead on excellence

    Nov 7, 2007

    The Master Gunner Course held at Fort KnoxAca,!a,,cs Armor School is a two phased course that prepares mid-grade NCOs to serve as the gunnery and technical advisors for commanders at the company level and above. The course is taught for both the M1A2 and the M1A1 Abrams tanks. The two are usually separate courses. But the Master Gunner course has combined the two tanks this cycle into the Multi-Track Master Gunner Program.

  • Fort Campbell receives delivery of first UH-60M

    Nov 7, 2007

    There is a new bird flying over Fort Campbell that is sure to have all eyes throughout the Army on 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. The new UH-60M Blackhawk helicopter arrived Oct. 25 to a crowd of eager Soldiers assigned to 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment at Sabre Army Heliport after flying straight from the Sikorsky factory in Stratford, Conn.

  • First Army Commander Receives Marshall Award

    Nov 7, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, commanding general of First U.S. Army, received the Alumni Leadership Award from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Monday in New York City.

  • Army Family Covenant signed during ceremony

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Combined forces fight to secure Iraqi town

    Nov 7, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs a scene reminiscent of an old Spaghetti Western. The good guys, donning their white, 10-gallon hats, mosey down a dusty street, promising justice to the weak and punishment to the wicked, but instead of cowboy hats, the good wear helmets made of Kevlar and the bad, they still wear black.

  • Medical battalion improves care for wounded

    Nov 7, 2007

    Fort Campbell, Ky., October 22, 2007 nIn the summer of 2007, the Army Medical Action Plan was created to help develop solutions to improve processes and procedures for providing care to ill and injured Soldiers at Army and VA medical treatment facilities. In todayAca,!a,,cs Army, ill and injured Soldiers are more commonly known as a Warriors In Transition.

  • New center consolidates information

    Nov 7, 2007

    The opening of a new facility on Fort Campbell will act as a one-stop-shop for wounded Soldiers and family members. The Soldier Family Assistance Center enables wounded SoldiersAca,!a,,c transitioning back into Army or civilian life from Warrior Transition Units to receive essential information in one central location

  • USACE Rids D.C. of WWI Chemical Munitions

    Nov 7, 2007

    Corps of Engineers remove D.C. Residential Area of WWI Chemical Munitions.

  • Combatives

    Nov 7, 2007

    Third annual combatives competition at Ft. Benning, GA. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Army Leaders Honor Families

    Nov 7, 2007

    The vice chief of staff of the Army and Army leaders around the world added their names to the Army Family Covenant this week.

  • Darmstadt Celebrates Army Family Covenant

    Nov 7, 2007

    The Army community joined together for ceremonies held Nov. 5 in Darmstadt, Germany, for the signing of an Army Family Covenant, which is pact between the service and its Soldiers and families Aca,!" recognizing the strength of the family as the backbone of the military and committing time and resources to improving housing, education, job opportunities and more.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hold Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 7, 2007

    OCPA-SE performed as the chief military liaison and oversaw the 2007 Tampa Bay BuccaneersAca,!a,,c Military Appreciation Day Game versus the Arizona Cardinals on November 4, 2007. OCPA-SE coordinated the participation of more than 250 military members from USSOCOM, USCENTCOM, FLARNG and the USAR including OIF/OEF veterans to lead the Buccaneers out of the tunnel during pre-game introductions, flag bearers during the National Anthem, having the families of two Tampa Soldiers KIA in OIF/OEF conduct the coin flip at mid-field and having MG Steven Hashem, USSOCOM, administer the oath of enlistment to more than 150 recruits from all five services in an on-field halftime ceremony. MG Hashem was escorted by two wounded warriors from OIF that are being treated at the James A. Haley VeteranAca,!a,,cs Medical Center in Tampa.

  • Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs quote

    Nov 7, 2007

    Retired Army Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, acknowledging that the easy answers to combating IEDs have already been explored (photo is of a cache of explosively formed penetrators discovered by U.S. Soldiers in Iraq).

  • Helping Iraqis in the U.S.

    Nov 7, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Kelly H. Johnson, left, and Sgt. Christopher F. King are among the Soldiers and Airmen of the North Dakota Nation Guard who have volunteered to Aca,!A"adoptAca,!A? two Iraqi families who have relocated to Fargo, N.D. The Soldiers, from the 188th Engineer Company, are helping to build houses for them.

  • Covenant Promises Continued Improvements at Schweinfurt

    Nov 7, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Army Families are Army Strong, and Army leadership is making a promise to ensure families only grow stronger in the future.

  • 2007 Army Posture Statement

    Nov 7, 2007

    The annual Army Posture Statement is an unclassified summary of Army roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Army posture and budget testimony before Congress, the APS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Army.

  • Army Family Strong

    Nov 7, 2007

    Families are strong. Army Families are Army Strong.

  • Business Transformation

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Future Combat Systems

    Nov 7, 2007

    Future Combat Systems (FCS) is the Army's modernization program consisting of a family of manned and unmanned systems, connected by a common network, that enables the modular force, providing our Soldiers and leaders with leading-edge technologies and capabilities allowing them to dominate in complex environments.

  • H.E.A.T. Comes to Kaiserslautern

    Nov 7, 2007

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers here can now prepare for when their world turns upside down thanks to the Training Support Center-KaiserslauternAca,!a,,cs new teaching tool: the HMMWV (High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) Egress Assistance Trainer.

  • Rendezvous With Destiny

    Nov 6, 2007

  • "Rendezvous With Destiny"

    Nov 6, 2007

  • Joint effort clears space, increases recycling fund

    Nov 6, 2007

    Profits from recycling scrap steel increased nearly $10,000 after depot and Defense Distribution Depot-Tobyhanna employees joined forces to clear space in and around eight buildings.

  • 101st Soldiers Puts Initial Boots on Ground in Iraq

    Nov 6, 2007

    Recently, a group of Soldiers from Kentucky put their boots on the ground in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom VI.

  • Rakkasans Officially Take Reins From Commandos

    Nov 6, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs most-deployed brigade traded seats with the brigade with the highest percentage of multiple deployers at a ceremony on Camp Striker Nov. 2.

  • The Fort Campbell Courier

    Nov 6, 2007

    This newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. Army. Contents for the Fort Campbell Courier are not necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Fort Campbell Homepage

    Nov 6, 2007

  • 101st Airborne Division homepage

    Nov 6, 2007

    The Division is one the nation's Premier Power Project Platform and is the home to the only Air Assault Division in the world, the famed 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is formed of three brigades plus Division Artillery, Division Support Command, 101st Aviation Brigade, 159th Aviation Brigade, 101st Sustainment Brigade and several separate commands.

  • Leaders Armywide Signing Family Covenant

    Nov 6, 2007

    The vice chief of staff of the Army and Army leaders around the world added their names to the Army Family Covenant this week.

  • Veterans Day Commemoration

    Nov 6, 2007

    To bring honor to those who serve.

  • Rakkasans Assist Iraqis With Legal Claims

    Nov 6, 2007

    The nondescript building at the Radwaniyah Palace Complex Civil Military Operations Center appears unassuming, but the Government Information Center represents a beacon of hope for some Iraqis.

  • Rakkasans recover 800 gallons of nitric acid

    Nov 6, 2007

    Rakkasans, 101st Airborne Division

  • 'The Sarge' Takes Top Fuel Championship

    Nov 6, 2007

    Tony Aca,!A"The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher, aboard his U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster, captured the Auto Club Finals here Sunday at Auto Club Raceway and in the process secured an unprecedented fourth consecutive NHRA POWERade world championship.

  • Baghdad Zoo opens bear habitat

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Even through they didnAca,!a,,ct have the press Ling Ling and Ming Ming had when they were given to the United States by China, Baghdad ZooAca,!a,,cs newest residents, Sameer and Lamiyah, didnAca,!a,,ct seem to really care that more than 30 zoo officials and Coalition Forces members were on had to official open a new exhibit.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers prepare to head home

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 5, 2007) -- It was a mild fall season in October 2006 when the Soldiers of the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, packed their gear, kissed their families goodbye and headed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • On The Home Front: Welcome Home

    Nov 6, 2007

  • Soldiers to Evaluate PT-Jacket Prototypes

    Nov 6, 2007

    Soldiers this month will begin testing two new PT-jacket prototypes made from fabrics designed to provide more reflection in dark early-morning or evening hours.

  • U.S. Army in Europe Focus of Conference with Allies

    Nov 6, 2007

    The U.S. Army Europe commander asked French and German opinion leaders to support the ArmyAca,!a,,cs continued presence in Europe during a conference here Oct. 30.

  • Sponsorship Gateway to Europe (S-GATE)

    Nov 6, 2007

    Link to the U.S. Army Sponsorship Gateway to Europe

  • Mountain Search in Afghanistan

    Nov 6, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, search mountains of Afghanistan for weapons caches and enemy activity. Spc. Nathan Bowen reports.

  • Army Fields MRAP in Iraq

    Nov 6, 2007

    Towering overhead and aligned one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs next generation of combat vehicles have rolled into Iraq. The new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle is currently being fielded here for the first time anywhere, and Soldiers are getting their first hands-on look at the latest development in troop protection.

  • USSOUTHCOM Deploys UH-60s to Aid 'Noel' Victims

    Nov 6, 2007

    A team of 19 Soldiers, Airmen and two helicopters from U.S. Southern CommandAca,!a,,cs Joint Task Force Bravo departed here Monday en route to the Dominican Republic, where it will assist with recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Noel.

  • Lt. Col. Thomas C. Graves quote

    Nov 6, 2007

    Lt. Col. Thomas C. Graves, referring to 1st Lt. Walter B. Jackson, who became the seventh Soldier since the Vietnam War to receive the Distinguished Service Cross, the nationAca,!a,,cs second highest award for valor in battle.

  • Thumbs-Up

    Nov 6, 2007

    Spc. Kirby Wasson, from 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, makes friends with an Iraqi child Oct. 29 in Baghdad.

  • U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force Iron Begins Offensive to Drive Al Qaeda From Northern Iraq

    Nov 6, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq -- Task Force Iron, led by U.S. Army Europe's 1st Armored Division, launched a major offensive called Operation Iron Hammer across four provinces in northern Iraq Nov. 5.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Join with Iraqi Police, Government Officials for Schools Upgrades

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Shala Mikla was supposed to be teaching her students about biology Oct. 31. Instead, the class got a lesson in cooperation. That was what was on display when U.S. Army Europe Soldiers and Iraqi National Police officers visited MiklaAca,!a,,cs classroom at the Al-Andalus GirlAca,!a,,cs School in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Sadr City neighborhood to view recently completed renovations.

  • Schweinfurt's Task Force 1-26 Returns from Iraq

    Nov 6, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- The first large group from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, to deploy to Iraq is now also the first to return: Task Force 1-26 has come home.

  • Veterans Visit Installation They Built in 1951

    Nov 6, 2007

    LIVORNO, Italy Aca,!" Standing on a street corner near the dock here, Al Fritsch, now in his 70s, waved an American flag.

  • U.S. Army Europe Asks Opinion Leaders to Support U.S. Forces in Europe During Heidelberg Conference

    Nov 6, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The U.S. Army Europe commander asked French and German opinion leaders to support the ArmyAca,!a,,cs presence in Europe during a conference here Oct. 30. Aca,!A"The current plan that weAca,!a,,cre on takes us down to about 28,000 Soldiers. I go on record saying thatAca,!a,,cs not enough to do our missions today,Aca,!A? said Gen. David D. McKiernan, USAREUR commander.

  • Married commanders share retention success

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Capts. Daniel and Michelle Ramos are married. They are both captains. They both command a company in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. And now, they both have the distinction of making their retention mission for fiscal year 2007.

  • Centurions clear streets of IEDs for their fellow Ironhorse troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

    HOR AL BOSH, Iraq -- Everyday a select group of Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Special Troops Aca,!A"CenturionAca,!A? Battalion head out in their mine resistant vehicles, hitting the streets near Camp Taji, Iraq to clear routes of improvised explosive devices within the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs area of operations.

  • Ironhorse Brigade honored as tops in retention

    Nov 5, 2007

  • CG visits Air Cavalry troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

  • 3rd BCT Soldiers receive their spurs

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Soldiers from both the 215th Brigade Support Battalion and 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, celebrated the close end of their deployment in support Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08, with the honorary spur ceremony, an old Cavalry tradition, Nov. 2 and 3.

  • The waiting game

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Cavalry Sergeant has sights set on NBA

    Nov 5, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Of the hundreds of rooms inside the main palace on Forward Operating Base Prosperity, there is one in particular, a room that emits that kind of sound that sounds like muffled club-like music just before you enter.

  • Fixing multi-million dollar 'toys': 1st Air Cavalry troopers hit their 200th Phase

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When most kids get a new electronic toy, they play with it until it no longer interests them. But a small portion of those kids, when they get bored with the toy, simply grab some screw drivers and take it apart to see what makes it tick.

  • First Iraqi Police prep class graduates

    Nov 5, 2007

    The first iteration of the 10-day Iraqi Police preparatory class graduated on Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct. 30. The 30 Iraqi Police recruits will attend the Police Academy in order to officially be initiated as IPs.

  • Soldiers bid fond farewell to fallen comrade

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Aca,!A"Cpl. Adam Chitjian was a loving husband, a true friend and a great Soldier,Aca,!A? said Capt. Mathew Miletich, commander of E Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of one of his Soldiers, Adam Chitjian.

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