Archive: Nov 2007

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  • Commandant of War College visits Diyala, promotes son

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Bikers make do without their hogs

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" More than 200 Soldiers turned out for a day of unwinding and talking about hogs, squids and the importance of keeping the dirty side down.

  • Depot produces 50k Blue Force Tracking kits

    Nov 5, 2007

    Tobyhanna has passed a milestone in producing kits for a key system that enhances situational awareness on the battlefield.

  • Helping the Villagers of Al Karaya

    Nov 5, 2007

    Soldiers from the 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division and Iraqi security forces participate in a medical mission to Al Karaya, Iraq.

  • Trucking Through Afghanistan

    Nov 5, 2007

    Paratroopers from the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, convoy supplies through a treacherous route in AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs southeastern Paktika Province. The 70-kilometer journey is from Forward Operating Base Orgun-E to the Bandar Command Observation Post.

  • The NCO Journal

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Long Drive Golf Competition

    Nov 5, 2007

    Soldiers, Staff Sgt. Bryan King, finishes second at 2007 Military Long Drive Golf Competition in Mesquite, Nevada.

  • USSTRATCOM, USASMDC senior NCOs visit SMC Class 58

    Nov 5, 2007

    Top senior enlisted leaders from the U.S. Strategic Command and the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command spoke to Sergeants Major Course Class 58 students about understanding and operating in todayAca,!a,,cs expanded battle space, during a briefing Nov. 1, in the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy East Auditorium, Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • USAREUR Family Covenant

    Nov 5, 2007

    Gen. Casey joins the USAREUR command as officials sign the Army Family Covenant during ceremony in Heidelberg, Germany.

  • U.S. Army Materiel Command Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Nov 5, 2007

    AMC Change of Responsibility Ceremony from outgoing CSM Daniel K. elder, to incoming CSM Jeffrey J. Mellinger, Nov 2., at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Pushing the Envelope

    Nov 5, 2007

    Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets participate in the 2007 Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Competition held at Camp Atterbury, Ind. The event drew about 350 cadets from universities in Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.

  • Accident Costly Again for Martin, U.S. Army Team

    Nov 5, 2007

    For the second week in a row, Mark Martin was a victim of a multi-car accident. The U.S. Army driver was in a seven-car wreck and the incident shoved him to a 34th-place finish in Sunday's Dickies 500 Nextel Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • Army Family Covenant Signed at Mannheim

    Nov 5, 2007

    MANNHEIM, Germany - The Army community of Mannheim, Germany, joined the worldwide Army Family Covenant program with a Nov. 2 signing ceremony that included Brig. Gen. Susan Lawrence, commander of 5th Signal Command, cutting a cake for attendees.

  • President Visits Fort Jackson

    Nov 5, 2007

    President George W. Bush visited Fort Jackson Friday where he observed training, attended graduation and spent private time with area Gold Star families.

  • Astronauts Repair Panels During Spacewalk

    Nov 5, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and Mission Specialist Doug Parazynski successfully repaired a torn solar array panel during SaturdayAca,!a,,cs seven-hour, 19-minute spacewalk.

  • SecDef Gates Honors Military Women at Memorial

    Nov 5, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates paid tribute to women who have answered AmericaAca,!a,,cs call to duty since the nationAca,!a,,cs founding during the Women in Military Service for America MemorialAca,!a,,cs 10th anniversary celebration.

  • Concerned Iraqi Citizen Movement Saves American Lives

    Nov 5, 2007

    Iraqi citizens are increasingly coming together to voluntarily battle al Qaeda in Iraq, thereby saving American lives and reshaping military operations in the country, a coalition commander said.

  • President Bush quote

    Nov 5, 2007

    President Bush, Nov. 2, at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Wiesbaden Holds Army Family Covenant Signing

    Nov 5, 2007

    HANAU, Germany Aca,!" Army leaders, family members and host nation officials joined together to pledge their support of Army Families while signing the Army Family Covenant in Wiesbaden Oct. 30.

  • Gen. Cody signs Army Family Covenant at Schofield

    Nov 2, 2007

    The Army Vice Chief of Staff and senior leaders from around Hawaii signed the Army Family Covenant here Nov. 1, pledging a stronger commitment to Army Families.

  • Presidential Remarks at Fort Jackson

    Nov 2, 2007

    Commander-in-Chief George W. Bush delivers an address at a Basic Combat Training graduation ceremony at Fort Jackson, SC.

  • Bush makes historic visit to Fort Jackson

    Nov 2, 2007

    President George W. Bush paid a historic visit to Fort Jackson Friday Aca,!" the first president to visit the installation in more than 50 years.

  • Lieutenant Awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Nov 2, 2007

    First Lieutenant Walter B. Jackson became the seventh Soldier since the Vietnam War ended in 1975 to receive the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in action. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren presented the DSC, which is second in precedence to only the Medal of Honor for valor in battle, at a ceremony held in the PentagonAca,!a,,cs Hall of Heroes this afternoon.

  • Gen. Casey visits Fort Sill

    Nov 2, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George Casey meets with students in the Fort Sill Career Captain's Course to find out what is on their minds.

  • Fort Sill signs RCI

    Nov 2, 2007

    Fort Sill signed a 50-year partnership contract with Picerne Family Housing Oct. 26 to develop family housing communities.

  • Discovery Crew Preps for Spacewalk

    Nov 2, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and other space shuttle Discovery astronauts spent the day preparing to repair a torn solar array panel during a spacewalk scheduled Saturday, after engineers spent days developing procedures and configurations to fix the tear.

  • Guard Visit Strengthens Ohio's Partnership with Serbia

    Nov 2, 2007

    Despite the nine-hour red-eye flight, Maj. Gen. Gregory L. Wayt wore a warm smile as he descended from the Ohio Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft early Sept. 15 and embraced his good friend, Lt. Col. Gen. Zdravko Ponos, chief of Serbian Armed Forces.

  • Army Secretary Honors 9/11 Citizen-Soldiers

    Nov 2, 2007

    Scores of Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers risked all to aid their fellow citizens on one of the darkest days of New YorkAca,!a,,cs history, Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Army Prepares Spouses for Reunion, Reintegration

    Nov 2, 2007

    As the Families of the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 15th Sustainment Brigade welcome their Soldiers home, the rest of the First Team spouses are spending time learning what to expect and how to prepare for the reunion with their loved ones.

  • More than 3,000,000 served: Camp Liberty Dining Facility Hits Landmark Figure

    Nov 2, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The Pegasus Sports Oasis, the dining facility for the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad and1st Cavalry Division here celebrated its three millionth customer in a one-year span Oct. 27.

  • Gold Medal

    Nov 2, 2007

    Gold Medal of Remembrance bestowed to son and daughter of Chief Warrant Officer (CW4) Engeman who was killed in Iraq in 2006.

  • Army Family Covenant Signed in Vicenza

    Nov 2, 2007

    CASERMA EDERELE, Italy Aca,!" Surrounded by Army Families for which it is written, Maj. Gen. Frank Helmick, Southern European Task Force commander, displays the Army Family Covenant he had just signed Nov. 2 with Col. Virgil Williams, U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza commander, and their respective command sergeants major, Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice and Command Sgt. Maj. Keith Filipp. The covenant is a document introduced by the secretary of the Army and the Army chief of staff stating the ArmyAca,!a,,cs commitment to caring for Soldiers and their families. The signing ceremony included a briefing about the many programs and funding the Army has already brought to the Vicenza military community, and the showing of the Army Family video.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Fidel Gomez quote

    Nov 2, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Fidel Gomez, 5th Cavalry Regiment. His Soldiers are building relationships with Iraqis in Baghdad.

  • Good to be Home Again

    Nov 2, 2007

    Paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, march past waiting family members as they arrive at Fort Bragg, N.C., Oct. 27, following a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • NG Helps Protect CA Residents From Landslides

    Sep 28, 2011

    California National Guard Soldiers fill sandbags to help residents of Southern California protect their homes and property from floods and mudslides that usually accompany wildfires.

  • Gansler Commission Cites Systemic Problems in Army Contracting

    Nov 1, 2007

    Not enough people, too little training, and an antiquated system. Those are the key findings in a report released today on Army contracting in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

  • Urgent Reform Required: Army Expeditionary Contracting

    Nov 1, 2007

    Report of the "Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management in Expeditionary Operations."

  • Army Installations Sign Family Covenant

    Nov 1, 2007

    Leaders at Army installations across the country joined the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top brass this week in pledging to support and honor Families as Soldiers continue the fight in the war on terrorism.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour Underway

    Nov 1, 2007

    High school senior football players await their fate as the Army travels the nation to name 84 players for its All-American Bowl all-star game held January 5, in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Army accepts Gansler Commission report on contracting; commits to action

    Nov 1, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren accepted Nov. 1 the report of an independent commission citing structural weaknesses and organizational shortcomings in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs acquisition and contracting system used to support expeditionary operations.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC named 2007 Baldrige award winner

    Nov 1, 2007

    News article about first site visit in DOD history of a Baldrige award examiner team to a military organization.

  • Army Strong Day in St. Louis

    Nov 1, 2007

    The city of St. Louis, Missouri, declared Monday, October 29, 2007, Army Strong Day.

  • New PT program helps pregnant Soldiers

    Nov 1, 2007

    The Pregnancy/Postpartum Physical Training program utilizes tailored exercises to bring expecting moms back to their Soldier mission as quickly as possible.

  • DOD Chaplain Schools to Relocate to Fort Jackson

    Nov 1, 2007

    A Base Realignment and Closure initiative mandates Navy and Air Force chaplain schools at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., and Naval Station Newport, R.I., relocate to Fort Jackson beside the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, forming the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center.

  • American Indians in the U.S. Army

    Nov 1, 2007

  • Army Astronaut to Help Repair Damaged Solar Array

    Nov 1, 2007

    NASA postponed Army Astronaut Col. Doug WheelockAca,!a,,cs third spacewalk, scheduled for today, until Saturday, when instead of evaluating a torn solar array, he and Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski are expected to repair it.

  • American Legion Commander Visits Walter Reed

    Nov 1, 2007

    During his first visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center Oct. 24, the national commander of the American Legion discussed the transition of warriors from military to other medical care.

  • Former Ranger Makes Music from Military Memories

    Nov 1, 2007

    He wears a bracelet inscribed with the names of friends lost in action and is getting ready for his third trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, but former-Ranger Keni Thomas has traded his AK-47 for a guitar and now tours with the United Service Organization instead of the Army.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers enjoy fear-filled Halloween

    Nov 1, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 31, 2007) -- Halloween is a special time of year when for one night, you can scare the living daylights out of your friends and family members without getting in trouble for it.A,A But what are you to do if youAca,!a,,cre a deployed Soldier in the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08'A,A You party, of course!

  • School in Al Awad opens

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The thick red ribbon was crisply sliced with a pair of scissors signifying the official opening of the school in Al Awad, Iraq Oct. 29.

  • SMA Outlines Changes to Army Education during Visit to Europe

    Nov 1, 2007

    Junior Soldiers are now taking on more responsibilities, so the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Education System is adapting, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston said while on a nine-day visit with troops across Europe.

  • Landstuhl Outpatient Facility Makes Good on Promise to Wounded

    Nov 1, 2007

    Patients at a new medical transient facility that opened in Germany say itAca,!a,,cs proof the military is living up to its promises to ensure Soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan get the best care possible.

  • Self-Promotion System

    Nov 1, 2007

    New Soldier self-service promotion system for E-5 and E-6.

  • Aca,!EoeFrightfulAca,!a,,c Run at Fort Hood

    Nov 1, 2007

    Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, celebrated Halloween with a division run.

  • Daddy 101

    Nov 1, 2007

    Soldiers about to become first-time fathers get some tips on how to care for their newborn. Ken James reports from Germany.

  • 24-Hour Operations

    Nov 1, 2007

    Most people sleep at night. But for Soldiers in harmAca,!a,,cs way, darkness is no reason to remain idle. Here, a Soldier from 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, conducts a night raid in Baghdad, Oct. 18.

  • Stacy Nelson quote

    Nov 1, 2007

    Stacy Nelson, a social work case manager, to families of 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers, who are returning to Fort Hood, Texas, from Iraq.

  • Iraqi Army, Volunteers, Cavalry Troops Celebrate Success in Ameriya

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted a social gathering, including a cookout and a soccer tournament, for Iraqi Army troops and a volunteer group from Ameriya, a neighborhood in the Al Mansour District of western Baghdad here, Oct. 28.

  • Wuerzburg Hospital Sounds Final Retreat

    Nov 1, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The American flag was lowered for the last time at Wuerzburg Army Hospital Oct. 19, during a somber retreat ceremony.

  • American Indian Soldiers

    Nov 17, 2011

    Indigenous and proud. Resilient and prolific. American Indians have made many contributions to the U.S. Army. We honor their call to duty during the month of November in this heritage series feature.

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