Archive: Dec 2007

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  • The Armed Services Blood Program Thanks Loyal Donors

    Dec 31, 2007

    January is National Blood Donor Month and the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) staff extends a worldwide thank you to all blood and platelet donors. The ASBP will collect more than 170,000 units of blood and blood products this year because donors stop and take the time to give to those whose lives are in jeopardy. A very special thank you goes out to the war fighters serving overseas who donate blood on the spot when the need is great.

  • Operation Raider Reaper Concludes With Tribal Reconciliation

    Dec 31, 2007

    Tribal leaders of Khalis and Hibhib in Diyala province held a reconciliation meeting at the Governance Center here Dec. 27.

  • Hidden Baghdad: Paratroopers Find City on Mend During Patrols

    Dec 31, 2007

    Sgt. Nicholas HardebeckAca,!a,,cs platoon was about midway through their afternoon patrol when the sound of explosions began echoing from a nearby street. Sgt. Hardebeck cocked his head to listen for a moment. Aca,!A"Fire crackers. Just people celebrating,Aca,!A? he said casually. At the beginning of their deployment, the sergeant and the other paratroopers from his unit, Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, might not have reacted as calmly. But after almost a year on the ground, the paratroopers are accustomed to the sights and sounds of Baghdad. What was once alien and strange Aca,!" and liable to cause overreactions Aca,!" now seems commonplace.

  • No Furlough for Army Civilians

    Dec 31, 2007

    No furlough for Army Civilians - Congress approves emergency funds.

  • Army Field Band Concert - Sleigh Ride

    Dec 31, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs Sleigh Ride at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • Spc. Rodney Warchuck quote

    Dec 31, 2007

    Spc. Rodney Warchuck, a radio operator in Iraq.

  • A Chilly Day

    Dec 31, 2007

    Spc. Nicholas Barron, Bagram Provincial Reconstruction Team, pulls security in Parwan Province, Afghanistan.

  • 3ID CG visits troops, sheik at PB Warrior's Keep

    Dec 30, 2007

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" The commanding general of Multi-National Division Center greeted troops and met with a local sheik at Patrol Base WarriorAca,!a,,cs Keep Dec. 26.

  • Troops celebrate Christmas with dinner, candlelight service

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Police attention helps burned boy

    Dec 29, 2007

  • New MND-B Deputy Commander sees successes in Northeast Baghdad

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Relax time

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Soldiers receive combat patches

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Ironhorse Brigade troopers unfurl gift flags during commemoration of famous crossing

    Dec 28, 2007

  • Lancers bridge cultural gaps as security improves

    Dec 28, 2007

    ABU OBAED, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers in Company A, 2nd Aca,!EoeLancerAca,!a,,c Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are continuing their work by patrolling in the communities near here building relationships and trust while operating out of a Coalition outpost (COP) west of Baghdad.

  • Ironhorse Brigade troopers unfurl gift flags during commemoration of famous crossing

    Dec 28, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division unfurled 150 flags in a ceremony here Dec. 25 to mark the 231st anniversary of Gen. George Washington, commander of the Continental Army and later the first President of the United States, crossing the Delaware River during Christmas of 1776.

  • Intelligence Cell Defends the Digital Battlefield

    Dec 28, 2007

    U.S. military forces in Europe now have a better way to defend against cyber attacks aimed at destroying networks and infiltrating sensitive data.

  • Presidential Message to the Men and Women of the United States Armed Forces

    Dec 28, 2007

    On behalf of a grateful Nation, Laura and I send our best wishes for the holidays.

  • Kirkuk IP: A Binding Brotherhood in Training

    Dec 28, 2007

    Aca,!A"Upon entering our academy...you are no longer Turkman, Arab, Christian, Kurd...you are an Iraqi,Aca,!A? Col. Samir Murshed Khushid, commandant of the Kirkuk Police Academy and former Peshmerga soldier, said. He tells his recruits they are here to serve their fellow citizen, to Aca,!A"protect them, ethnicity does not matter.Aca,!A?

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 28, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • Christmas in Iraq, Soldiers dine together, enjoy holiday atmosphere at DFAC

    Dec 28, 2007

  • Army Field Band Concert - Mannheim Steamroller

    Dec 28, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs Mannheim Steamroller at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • Iraqi Army Brings Smiles to Children

    Dec 28, 2007

    Iraqi soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) brought smiles to children at a local elementary school in northwest Baghdad by delivering donated school supplies and care packages, Dec. 17.

  • 4th Infantry Division homepage

    Dec 28, 2007

  • Talking to leaders

    Dec 28, 2007

    MND-B Commander, Maj. Gen. Jeffery Hammond, visits troops.

  • Another Bird Keeps Soldiers on Ground Safe

    Dec 28, 2007

    When people think of aircraft in Iraq, many imagine fighter jets and helicopters, but many donAca,!a,,ct know about a smaller and equally important aircraft in use today. Shadow 200 RQ-7B unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs are flown over the skies of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division area of operations to provide safety for Soldiers on the ground.

  • Expressing Appreciation

    Dec 28, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Lawrence E. Fontaine and fellow North Dakota National Guard Soldiers visit veterans at a nursing home in Lisbon, N.D.

  • Maj. Patrick Michaelis quote

    Dec 28, 2007

    Maj. Patrick Michaelis, an operations officer with the 1st Cavalry Division in Iraq.

  • Army National Guard Director Reviews 2007, Looks Ahead

    Dec 28, 2007

    With 2007 drawing to a close, Director of the Army National Guard Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn looked back on the year and what it meant for the 350,000+ Citizen-Soldiers he leads.

  • Soldiers push against al-Qaeda remnants

    Dec 28, 2007

    In a major drive to root out al-Qaeda forces west of Iskandariyah, Soldiers wrested the Khidr area from insurgent control during Operation Dragoon, which took place Dec. 15-21.

  • Army Announces Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely Partner for Residential Communities Initiative

    Dec 27, 2007

    Today, the Army announced its selection of Actus Lend Lease, LLC to develop the Community Development and Management Plan (CDMP) for Fort Wainwright and Fort Greely, as part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Residential Communities Initiative (RCI). Under the RCI Program, the Army plans to privatize family housing at 45 installations, to include over 86,000 family housing units located throughout the United States.

  • Toy Drive in Honduras

    Dec 27, 2007

    The Joint Task Force-Bravo Chapel organized a toy drive for children in Honduras. The toys were distributed Dec. 23. Donations for the drive came from families of servicemembers stationed at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Search for Missing U.S. Servicemembers

    Dec 27, 2007

    Soldiers and others in the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command comb through a crash site in Boualapha Province, Laos, searching for the remains of servicemembers lost during the Vietnam War.

  • Field Artillery Troops Train Volunteers

    Dec 27, 2007

    One of the biggest areas of focus in northwest Baghdad is training the Iraqi volunteers who have stepped up to ensure freedom and democracy in their own neighborhoods.

  • Ironhorse Brigade reflects on progress in OIF Rotation 06-08

    Dec 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When the senior leadership and Soldiers of the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division first arrived to Iraq nearly 15 months ago, the security situation here was quite different from the one they now experience as they patrol the streets throughout their area of operations.

  • 1st ACB battalion cases colors: Task Force XII battalion starts mission in MND-B

    Dec 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" A Dec. 24 transfer of authority ceremony signaled the end of a 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, unitAca,!a,,cs 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Home in time for Christmas

    Dec 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, TEXAS Aca,!" While the sleigh that landed at Fort Hood's Robert Gray Army Airfield a little after midnight on the morning of Dec. 25 didn't belong to Santa Claus, it was packed with presents for friends and families of the 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Christmas wishes granted for 1st Cav families

    Dec 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Christmas is almost upon the 1st Cavalry Division and thousands of military families are wishing one special Christmas wish Aca,!" to have their Soldier home from Iraq for the holidays.

  • 'Wagonmasters' uncase colors after 18 months

    Dec 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Nearly 18 months after casing their colors in preparation for one year in Iraq, the 15th Sustainment Brigade returned to Fort Hood and uncased their colors following a 15-month deployment.

  • Welcome Home

    Dec 27, 2007

  • Iraqi Army brings smiles

    Dec 27, 2007

    JERF AL MILA, Iraq -- Iraqi soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) brought smiles to the faces of children at a local elementary school in Jerf Al Mila, northwest Baghdad Dec. 17, by delivering donated school supplies and care packages.

  • "You Will Always Be an American Hero"

    Dec 27, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"A true American hero has fallen,Aca,!A? said Sgt. 1st Class John Shatto. With the deployment coming to an end some 1st Cavalry Division families are celebrating joyous reunions with their Soldiers. However, the harsh reality that some Soldiers have made the ultimate sacrifice during their 15-month fight against terrorism became evident at the 1st Cavalry Division Memorial Chapel Dec. 20.

  • JTF-Bravo Deploys Medics to Costa Rica

    Dec 27, 2007

    For the first time in more than three years, United States servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo deployed to Costa Rica for a Medical Readiness Training Exercise Dec. 17. More than 600 patients were seen during the two-day exercise, with five critical enough to require air evacuation to the city of Limon, a 15-minute flight that would have taken days to hike through the mountainous terrain. The 1st Battallion-228th Aviation Regiment transported a girl diagnosed with cerebral palsy and pneumonia, which was the most critical case seen by the team.

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 27, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • Army Field Band Concert - Frosty the Snowman

    Dec 27, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs Frosty the Snowman at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • SDDC's 841st loads, ships first large MRAP deployment via high seas

    Dec 27, 2007

  • Madoor quote

    Dec 27, 2007

    Madoor, referring to her niece, Noor Mustafa, 7, who received a wheelchair from U.S. Soldiers in Iraq. Noor was orphaned when her parents died and is in the care of her aunt.

  • Iraqi Children Get New Wheelchairs

    Dec 27, 2007

    Fifteen Iraqi children can now get around a little easier, thanks to the new wheelchairs they received at the Radwaniyah Palace Complex Civil-Military Operations Center earlier this month.

  • Triple Threat Pressures al Qaeda in Iraq, General Says

    Dec 27, 2007

    Having been ejected from Baghdad and its environs during the surge of forces, al Qaeda in Iraq is attempting to re-establish itself in regions north of the capital city, a senior U.S. military officer posted in Iraq said.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Dec 27, 2007

  • 1st Cav. Div. transfers authority of MND-B to 4th Inf. Div.

    Dec 27, 2007

    MND-B Transfer of Authority ceremony

  • A Christmas Story: Paratroopers in Baghdad enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at a local sheikh's hous

    Dec 26, 2007

    Local Iraqi invites Soldiers for a Christmas feast.

  • The 2008 All-American Bowl

    Dec 26, 2007

    The Army.mil 2008 All-American Bowl microsite with news updates, Soldier Hero profiles, images, and more.

  • Air Borne to the Airborne

    Dec 26, 2007

    The weather was bad; the warfare was worse; but air and land forces of America and our allies worked together to win.

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 26, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • Lt. Col. Mark McGrail quote

    Dec 26, 2007

    Lt. Col. Mark McGrail, 101st Airborne Division surgeon, referring to the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ability to diagnose traumatic brain injuries in theater and prevent further injury.

  • Giving Thanks

    Dec 26, 2007

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Baghdad say Grace before their holiday meal.

  • Iraqi Double Amputee Walks Out of Hospital

    Dec 23, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq (Army News Service, Dec. 27, 2007) -- Standing upright and walking on her own is something 20-year-old Soham Hassan Ka-Naan, a young woman from Khargulia, never thought she would be able to do again.

  • Chief of Staff visits Hammer Soldiers for Christmas

    Dec 22, 2007

  • Macdonald assumes command of FMWRC

    Dec 21, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Belinda Pinckney passed command of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command to Brig. Gen. (Promotable) John A Macdonald today during a traditional change of command ceremony at the Wallace Theater. Macdonald remarked on how pleased he was too see so many familiar faces among the crowd of FMWRC employees in attendance, and alluded to Gen. MacArthurAca,!a,,cs infamous Aca,!A"I Shall ReturnAca,!A? speech. Aca,!A"I have returned,Aca,!A? he quipped, Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm feeling a bit of deja-vu today.Aca,!A?

  • Deploying Soldiers Take Test to Help ID Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Dec 21, 2007

    The Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metric (ANAM), administered before, during and after deployments, helps identify Soldiers suffering from traumatic brain injury. More than 12,000 Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., recently completed the computer program that measures reaction times to simple math equations, pattern identification and matching exercises.

  • Medics Compete with Army's Best

    Dec 21, 2007

    Three medics competed with top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from throughout the Army in the 2007 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va. SSG Russell A. Burnham, a 68W health-care specialist at the AMEDD Center and School, and SGT Steven Rovelstad, a 68E dental technician at Tripler Army Medical Center, represented Medical Command, while SGT Jamiell E. Goforth, a 68W health-care specialist for the 404th Aviation Support Battalion, represented Forces Command.

  • Holiday Message to the Army

    Dec 21, 2007

    We have the opportunity this holiday to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in this great Nation. For more than two centuries, our country has been the source of hope for those who seek opportunity and freedom. For more than 232 years, the Army has been the guarantor of those freedoms.

  • 8th Army Soldiers Help Clean up Korean Oil Spill

    Dec 21, 2007

    More than 25 Soldiers from U.S. Army Troop Command Korea assisted in oil clean up efforts off the coast of Taean Wednesday as the first part of an eight-day, 8th U.S. Army operation that marks the largest and latest efforts of U.S. Soldiers assisting the Republic of Korea in their time of ecological crisis.

  • 4th Infantry Division Website

    Dec 21, 2007

  • Year in Photos - 2007

    Dec 21, 2007

    This annual year-end special features the best of Army.mil's feature photos. These photos capture the essence of America's Army - the Soldiers and their Families - the Strength of the Nation.

  • AFB Concert - Holiday Tribute

    Dec 21, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs a Holiday Tribute at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • Army Launches Troop-Stationing Web Site

    Dec 21, 2007

    The Army launched its latest web site today, Grow the Army, to illustrate upcoming troop movements and upcoming unit stationing changes.

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: J. B. Shugarts has a great frame and will only continue to get bigger and better. HeAca,!a,,cs a very athletic player who has played both tight end and tackle, but he is clearly a tackle at the next level. J.B. utilizes his outstanding footwork in space, and gets to the second and third levels quickly. He plays the game with passion and grit, and always finishes his blocks. Once he focuses on one position in college, his upside is tremendous. Statistics/Personal: Shugarts earned first team All-District honors as a sophomore. As a junior, he earned All-Greater Houston honors. He added Scout.com All-Combine First Team honors after impressing the Scouts at the U.S. Army Junior Combine. He benches 340 pounds, squats 425 and has a 27 1/2-inch vertical jump. College: Committed to Ohio State

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: Michael Brewster is a dominating drive blocker. Once he locks up on you, itAca,!a,,cs all over. Brewster has super leg drive and is overpowering at the point of attack. Equally impressive is the way he blocks on the move when pulling and trapping. He shows excellent quickness for a big man and is tough even when he gets to the second level. You also have to love BrewsterAca,!a,,cs motor, as he plays until the whistle blows every play. He is always moving and attacking. Statistics/Personal: One of the top overall prospects in the state of Florida's 2008 class, Brewster played his sophomore season at Lake Highland Prep and will play his junior year at Edgewater. Brewster benches 380 pounds and has a 25-inch vertical jump. He added Scout.com All-Combine First Team honors after impressing the Scouts at the U.S. Army Junior Combine that was held in San Antonio in early January. College: Committed to Ohio State

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: Robert Blanton is an exceptional defensive back with tremendous closing speed. He plays very well along the line in press coverage, and is a sure tackler. BlantonAca,!a,,cs fast hips, great awareness, and presence on the field allow him to make quick, accurate decisions. He also shows leadership on the field, and has the ability to come back well from the rare poor play. Statistics/Personal: During his sophomore season, Blanton picked off seven passes and recorded 147 tackles, four blocked kicks and two TDs. These numbers earned him a spot on both the all-conference and all-county teams as a junior. College: Committed to Notre Dame

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Biography: D.J. Monroe is all about speed. He is one of the fastest football players in the state of Texas, but also has great instincts. He is very physical for his size, and can play in any type of coverage. His tremendous speed also makes him a threat returning kicks. Statistics/Personal: Monroe earned All-District honors as a Sophomore and a Junior, including co-MVP honors in 2006. He was also the 4A state 100-meters champion with a time of 10.45 seconds as a Sophomore. Tom Lemming Report: DJ has been blessed with terrific instincts and has proven to be one of the best pass defenders in the southwest. Tough and pretty physical for a little guy, he excels in all types of coverage. He plays bigger than his size would indicate, has a vertical and shows very good anticipation and timing. College: Committed to Texas

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: Jonas Gray is one of the nation's top power backs. He has improved his breakaway speed and he eats up the yardage. He is very explosive off-tackle, and does not hesitate when hitting the hole. He may not be extremely elusive, but he does have exceptional cut-back ability for being a power back. He also has very good hands out of the backfield. Statistics/Personal: In seven games during his junior season Jonas rushed for 1,252 yards and 19 touchdowns. In nine games as a sophomore, he ran for 797 yards and 15 touchdowns. College: Committed to Notre Dame

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Biography: Mike Mauti has good size, strength, and speed. He plays well laterally, moving sideline to sideline, but heAca,!a,,cs just as tough with plays coming right at him. He fights off blockers and finds the ball, and plays hard on every down. MautiAca,!a,,cs also aggressive and plays with a nasty streak. He tackles well and shows good instincts, vision and agility. Statistics/Personal: Mauti finished with 121 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions (both returned for touchdowns) and two forced fumbles. He also benches 340 pounds, squats 420, has a 385 pound power clean and a 33-inch vertical jump. By attending PSU, Mike will carry on the Mauti family football tradition in Happy Valley. His older brother, Patrick, is a walk-on WR at PSU currently and his father, Rich, was a two year letterman in the 1970s. Tom Lemming Report: He has unbelievable intensity and plays the game lie it should be played, all out. He has to take no prisoners type attitude, is aggressive, quick to the ball and hits like a ton of bricks. He certainly has the intensity and aggressive play to make it big at the next level. College: Committed to Penn State

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: Blair Walsh is a promising and gifted young kicker with a great work ethic. He has an outstanding leg and pinpoint accuracy, and is among the elite kickers in the Class of 2008. Statistics/Personal: Over the past two seasons, Walsh has made 21 of 24 kicks inside the 48-yard line. His career long FG is a 57-yarder. College: Committed to Georgia

  • All American Bowl 2008

    Dec 21, 2007

    Scouting Report: The one thing that stands out with Lane Clelland more than anything is that heAca,!a,,cs physical. HeAca,!a,,cs a punishing OL that gets after you until the whistle blows. Clelland has good size, is quick off the ball, and uses his hands well. He has a powerful lower body and just drives people off the ball. In pass protection, he shows good footwork and punch, often throwing defensive lineman to the ground. Statistics/Personal: Clelland's brother Lance played football for Northwestern. He reports a max squat of 525 pounds and has repped 225 pounds 13 times. College: Committed to Notre Dame

  • 1ACB commander pilots last flight over Baghdad

    Dec 21, 2007

    Shanahan commanded about 3,000 Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade during a 15-month deployment that saw violence in Baghdad drop to the lowest levels in nearly two years. The brigadeAca,!a,,cs Black Hawk fleet conducted missions including air medical evacuation, air assaults, commander and leader transportation and movement of personnel from base to base within the Baghdad area. Additionally, the brigadeAca,!a,,cs AH-64D Apache helicopters provided support to ground forces and disrupted roadside bomb, mortar and rocket attacks on Iraqi civilians and coalition bases. The brigades CH-47D Chinooks transported hundreds of thousands of personnel and tens of thousands of tons of cargo.

  • General visits 1ACB in Kuwait

    Dec 21, 2007

  • MalmAfAdy Survivor Recalls Massacre

    Dec 21, 2007

    BAUGNEZ, Belgium Aca,!" Sixty three years after Nazi Waffen SS troops mowed down 84 members of his unit in cold blood, survivor Ted Paluch walked the hallowed Belgian ground where his friends had lost their lives, and he had lost his youth.

  • Gen. Richard Cody on Army Growth

    Dec 21, 2007

    Secretary Geren and Gen. Cody announce the Army's plan to grow by 74,000 troops.

  • Chief of Staff Re-enlists 267 Soldiers in Iraq

    Dec 21, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. re-enlisted 267 Soldiers in a ceremony at Camp Victory's Al Faw Palace Dec. 19.

  • Year In Review - International Ties

    Dec 21, 2007

    Theater Security Cooperation builds ties between Soldiers and military members of other countries. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Pop Artist Sends 'Gift of Music' to Troops

    Dec 21, 2007

    In keeping with the holiday season, musician John Ondrasik sends the gift of music to Soldiers overseas and stateside.

  • Army to Tap Troops Not Yet Deployed

    Dec 21, 2007

    The Army is reaching out to Soldiers who have not deployed to combat in an effort to take some of the strain off of those who have deployed more than once.

  • Army Aid Improves 'Sight, Sound, Smile' in Bangladesh

    Dec 21, 2007

  • Battle of the Bulge Memories, Emotions Live On

    Dec 21, 2007

    BASTOGNE, Belgium Aca,!" Standing next to the killing field where he once found himself face down in the snow Aca,!" surrounded by the dead and dying Aca,!" Ted Paulich said his return wasnAca,!a,,ct as emotional as it once was, especially having visited three other times. His resiliency and composure quickly crumbled, though, when asked to honor 84 U.S. Soldiers murdered near Malmedy, Belgium, in World War II.

  • Army to Tap Troops Not Yet Deployed

    Dec 21, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs assignments branch is reaching out to Soldiers who have not deployed to combat in an effort to take some of the strain off of those who have deployed more than once.

  • Maj. Brett Nelson quote

    Dec 21, 2007

    Army Maj. Brett Nelson, ophthalmologist, treating impoverished civilians in Bangladesh.

  • Holiday Spirit

    Dec 21, 2007

    Soldiers worldwide are celebrating the holidays, even as they continue to serve day and night, often in less than ideal conditions.

  • Lean Training

    Dec 20, 2007

    Members of the 345th Combat Support Hospital prepare a casualty for triage during training. Such efforts to prepare Army Reserve units for deployment will be more efficient thanks to this Lean Six Sigma project.

  • Lean Six Sigma Analysis Helps Streamline Staff In-processing

    Dec 20, 2007

    Any work setting requires new employees to undergo in-processing, often characterized by activities like filling out paperwork and reading manuals. Some in-processing procedures are quick, easy and self-explanatory, while others are burdensome and complex. Before 2006, the latter was the case at the Army's Office of the Surgeon General.

  • Unit Must Deal with Deadly Germs

    Dec 20, 2007

    Although they may not be carrying a rifle in combat, Soldiers of the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases' Aeromedical Isolation Team serve a vital role in protecting the nation and world.

  • Nanotech: Big Potential in Little Particles

    Dec 20, 2007

    Researchers in the new field of medical nanotechnology are already rushing to build these new weapons in the war against disease.

  • Civilians Can Donate Blood

    Dec 20, 2007

    The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) can now accept blood donations by people other than active-duty service members, their immediate Families, retirees and Department of Defense (DoD) employees.

  • 'Therapy Dogs' Help Soldiers Who Are Dealing with Stresses of Combat

    Dec 20, 2007

    Soldiers serving in Iraq have some new Aca,!A"best friends.Aca,!A? Budge and Boe, two black Labrador retrievers, have enlisted to help soldiers who are dealing with mental-health issues among the severe stresses of combat.

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Fort Lee

    Dec 20, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Peter Geren received a glimpse into Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs future during his first visit to the installation Dec. 14. The tour took him to some of the construction resulting from the Base Realignment and Closure process, a topic that would bring area civic leaders, Army commandants and garrison leadership together for a summit that afternoon.

  • CAAA Seeks Continuous Improvements with New Green Belts

    Dec 20, 2007

    Eleven Crane Army Ammunition Activity employees took a step forward toward the goal of becoming Lean Six Sigma Green Belts when they received their training course certificates Dec. 6.

  • CAAA Seeks Continuous Improvements with New Green Belts

    Dec 20, 2007

    Eleven Crane Army Ammunition Activity employees took a step forward toward the goal of becoming Lean Six Sigma Green Belts when they received their training course certificates Dec. 6.

  • Soldiers to Mentor Students at All-American Bowl

    Dec 20, 2007

    More than 90 Soldier heroes will be paired with AmericaAca,!a,,cs leading high-school athletes in the week of festivities leading up the Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Jan. 5.

  • Aid Mission Improves 'Sight, Sound, Smile' in Bangladesh

    Dec 20, 2007

    A team of seven medical personnel from Tripler Army Medical Center recently teamed with army physicians from Bangladesh to treat impoverished civilians at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Bogra, a Bangladeshi Army hospital. The "Sight, Sound, and Smile" mission name is derived from the three types of disease addressed by the surgical team: cataracts, chronic ear disease and cleft lip and palate.

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