Archive: Dec 2007

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  • Contaminated Timber

    Dec 7, 2007

    Fort Jackson foresters search for trees with bullets inside them. James Williams has the story.

  • A Bradley for Christmas'

    Dec 7, 2007

    Santa Claus this year is letting his reindeer have a rest, arriving at his appointed rounds in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Here, he stops at Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane, Wash. Operation Spokane Heroes hosted the holiday party for Families of deployed servicemembers, who met Santa, rode a carousel and had pizza.

  • 76 Posts Sign Covenant to Improve Family Support

    Dec 7, 2007

    Seventy active-duty installations and six Reserve posts have hosted Army Family Covenant signing ceremonies so far and Army leaders point out that the ceremonies are simply visible representations of a much larger and long-term commitment.

  • National Guard Rescues Hundreds in Oregon Flooding

    Dec 7, 2007

    The Oregon National Guard this week assisted in the rescue of between 200 and 400 residents of the coastal town of Vernonia, Ore., after heavy rains Sunday and Monday caused extensive flooding.

  • SDDC's 836th demonstrates simultaneous deployment and distribution capabilities

    Dec 7, 2007

    While one of the unofficial mottoes of the U.S. Pacific Command is "From Alaska to Madagascar," expectations from the field are nearly nonexistent for a single transportation battalion to manage multiple deployment and distribution missions simultaneously for military cargo throughout an entire region.

  • SDDC partners with, provides IRRIS technology to FEMA

    Dec 7, 2007

  • Wave of Holiday Generosity in Motion for LRMC Wounded Warriors

    Dec 7, 2007

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany (Dec. 7, 2007) Aca,!" A strong and steady wave of donations are arriving daily at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The wave of gifts and cards will usually crest toward the end of December, but chaplains, their assistants and a dedicated core of volunteers will be kept busy until January spreading the holiday cheer earmarked for LRMC patients arriving from downrange, said Chaplain (Col.) James Griffith, director of the Clinical Pastoral Division.

  • CAAA receives Army Superior Unit Award

    Dec 6, 2007

    Brig. Gen. William N. Phillips, commanding general of the Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, and Brig. Gen. James E. Rogers, commanding general of the Joint Munitions Command, visited Crane Army Ammunition Activity Nov. 28 and presented the activity with an Army Superior Unit Award.

  • GI's Don't Give Up!

    Dec 6, 2007

    Down but not out: 101st Airborne Troops moving during attack near Bastogne, December 1944

  • Business Leader Speaks on Diversity

    Dec 6, 2007

    Frances Hesselbein, chairman of the board of governors of the Leader to Leader Institute and co-editor of 24 books in 28 languages on leadership, inclusion and diversity was guest speaker at the ArmyAca,!a,,cs first senior leader diversity breakfast at the Pentagon on Nov. 29.

  • Fort Campbell Falcons Soar to State Championship

    Dec 6, 2007

    Fort Campbell High School will play for a Kentucky Class 2A state football championship Saturday for the first time since 1980 after defeating Metcalfe County 24-15 in a regional semifinal game Nov. 30 in Edmonton, Ky.

  • Army officials renew vows with Soldiers, families

    Dec 6, 2007

  • Nominations Open for Employer Support Freedom Award

    Dec 6, 2007

    National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families have an opportunity over the next six weeks to submit nominations for the 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

  • Estonians, Garryowen troopers honor partnership

    Dec 6, 2007

  • Mission Complete: Attack aviation battalion cases colors

    Dec 6, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The casing of their colors was a welcome sight for the Soldiers of one of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs attack aviation battalions.

  • High-tech communications aid warfighter

    Dec 6, 2007

    For three years, Tobyhanna Army Depot field technicians have helped improve battlefield communications by transforming Army helicopters into high-tech command and control platforms.

  • Registering Voters Delivers 'Civic Culture'

    Dec 6, 2007

    BRUSSELS, Belgium Aca,!" The Brussels U.S. military community can boast of 20 newly registered voters, thanks to a Brussels Arts CenterAca,!a,,cs voter registration event held last month.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Help Test, Screen Iraqi Police Applicants

    Dec 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Dec. 5, 2007) -- Soldiers from U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment participated in a four-day Iraqi police recruitment drive in the Karkh Security District that attracted thousands of potention new police officers. The Nov. 15-18 event was conducted in Sadimiyah the first day, then moved to the Olympic stadium complex in Salhiyah for the final three days.

  • Transition Team Led by U.S. Army Europe Military Police Helps Train More Iraqi Police for Baghdad Se

    Dec 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Dec. 5, 2007) -- The Iraqi capital's top police officials and members of the Provincial Police Transitional Team led by U.S. Army Europe's 18th Military Police Brigade gathered today at the Baghdad Provincial Directorate of Police Headquarters Academy here Dec. 4 to witness a new class of 707 Iraqi police officers graduate and perform a training demonstration.

  • Leadership, Teamwork Work Help U.S. Army Europe Military Police Hone Iraqi Police in Iskandariyah

    Dec 6, 2007

    ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq (Dec. 5, 2007) -- For members of U.S. Army Europe's 127th Military Police Company, mission success in Iskandariyah can be measured by the success of the local Haswah Market. Aca,!A"Markets are the best way to measure success in Iskandariyah,Aca,!A? said 1st Lt. Nathan Diaz, a platoon leader for the company's 3rd Aca,!A"WolfpackAca,!A? platoon.

  • Information Assurance Team Keeps U.S. Army Europe Computer Systems Safe and Up-to-Date

    Dec 6, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Dec. 5, 2007)-- Over the past several years the U.S. Army has invested billions of dollars in computer software, hardware and equipment to keep up with the worldAca,!a,,cs ever-changing technology. With the military's growing need for internet access comes an equal need to keep military networks, servers and systems safe from viruses, hackers and other underlying dangers that could hinder the safety and well-being of U.S. Soldiers and civilian employees.

  • NTC Opening New Urban Training Site

    Dec 5, 2007

    Soldiers will soon begin training on what Fort Irwin officials say will one day be the largest Military Operations Urban Training site in the Army inventory.

  • Wounded 'Knight' Returns to Playing Field

    Dec 5, 2007

    A former West Point football player who was wounded in action joined the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top brass for the coin toss at SaturdayAca,!a,,cs Army-Navy Game in Baltimore.

  • Safety Center Issues 'Family Engagement Kit' for Redeployment

    Dec 5, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Redeployment Family Engagement Kit raises awareness of the leading indicators in accidents while passing along the Aca,!A"whatAca,!A? and Aca,!A"howAca,!A? of best practices, Army Safety Center officials said.

  • USA Express deadline: Dec. 14

    Dec 5, 2007

    Army Entertainment Division is seeking military musicians and singers to deliver entertainment to troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, Djibouti and Kuwait.

  • Air Assault

    Dec 5, 2007

    Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi soldiers are picked up in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after completing an air assault mission southeast of Kirkuk.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow quote

    Dec 5, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow, 1st Cavalry Division in Iraq.

  • SFACs on Track to be Fully Operational in January

    Dec 5, 2007

    Key personnel responsible for the establishment of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Soldier and Family Assistance Centers on Installation Management Command garrisons gathered this week to train for the new mission and to discuss the way ahead for SFAC implementation.

  • Maj. Gen. Stanton Speaks on Possible Furlough

    Dec 5, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Edgar Stanton on possible furlough to help Army reduce spending during budget shortfall.

  • Tendon Mondial Insights

    Dec 5, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers conduct Medical Training exercises in Mongolia, building healthy relationships between nations. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Water for Al Buaytha

    Dec 5, 2007

    Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, bring water to the residents of Al Buaytha, a parched area in Iraq.

  • Patrolling Arab Jabour

    Dec 5, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, patrol Arab Jabour, Iraq.

  • Commander of U.S. Army Europe's 'Dagger' Brigade Lauds Unit's Successes During 1

    Dec 5, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Dec. 4, 2007) -- Shortly before leading his staff and about 200 other Soldiers of the 2nd "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division into the Finney Fitness Center here for their welcome home ceremony Nov. 20, Col. J.B. Burton reflected with reporters on the U.S. Army Europe brigadeAca,!a,,cs 15-month mission to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre coming home. Fifteen months of hard fighting. Fifteen months of positive and measurable change across everywhere that a Aca,!EoeDaggerAca,!a,,c Brigade Combat Team formation was located,Aca,!A? Burton said, detailing a few of the accomplishments of his subordinate battalionsAca,!a,,c task forces.

  • Virtual FRGs

    Dec 4, 2007

  • IMCOM

    Dec 4, 2007

  • MyArmyLifeToo

    Dec 4, 2007

  • Army MWR Website

    Dec 4, 2007

  • Soldiers Gain Realistic Urban Training at Army's National Training Center

    Dec 4, 2007

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed construction of the $12 million phase one of a new Military Operations Urban Terrain (MOUT) training site at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Phase one includes 41 main buildings and 24 smaller structures. To keep costs within budget, the Corps of Engineers used studcast panels -- thin-shell precast concrete panels made of two inches of lightweight concrete combined with light-gauge, cold-formed steel framing -- rather than traditional concrete and steel construction for the project.

  • President Names Acting Under Secretary of Army

    Dec 4, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today expressed his appreciation for President BushAca,!a,,cs intent to designate Nelson M. Ford to be the acting under secretary of the Army.

  • President Names Ford as Acting Under Secretary of the Army

    Dec 4, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today, Dec. 4, expressed his appreciation for President BushAca,!a,,cs designation of the Honorable Nelson M. Ford, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller (ASA(FM&C)), to be the Acting Under Secretary of the Army.

  • Honoring the Wounded and Fallen

    Dec 4, 2007

    During the 108th Army Navy football game in Baltimore Dec. 1, players and fans recognized AmericaAca,!a,,cs wounded and fallen warriors. Symbolizing their many sacrifices was former Army football player Lt. Col. Gregory Gadson, who lost both legs to a roadside bomb in Baghdad.

  • AAFES Offers Free Music Downloads for Troops

    Dec 4, 2007

    Recognizing that music has always been integral to morale, more than a dozen of the biggest names in country, rock, pop and R&B are teaming up with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and America Supports You to deliver a special gift to troops this holiday season Aca,!" a free compilation of songs produced exclusively for Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines.

  • Old Technology Meets New

    Dec 4, 2007

    An Iraqi child drives a donkey cart past a 2nd Infantry Division Stryker vehicle in Baqubah. While the Stryker is relatively new technology, the donkey cart has been in use in Iraq for thousands of years.

  • Soldier Pride

    Dec 4, 2007

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  • Soldiers Win Medals in USA Shooting Match

    Dec 4, 2007

    The 2007 USA Shooting Three Times Airgun Match came to a close Dec. 2 with Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Libby Callahan and Sgt. 1st Class Daryl L. Szarenski of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., claiming titles on the final day of competition.

  • Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA

    Dec 4, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, commander, First Army, addressing the 4-H National Convention in Atlanta.

  • DOD Establishes Psychological Health, TBI Center of Excellence

    Dec 4, 2007

    The Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury began initial operations Friday. The DCoE will be fully functional by October 2009, and is currently operating in temporary office spaces in Rosslyn, Va.

  • European Providers Learn Skills for Dealing with PTSD

    Dec 4, 2007

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands Aca,!" In the first European training of its kind, more than 150 healthcare providers from military installations scattered throughout the theater received instruction earlier this fall on the care and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and its related ailments.

  • On the move! Tooele Army Depot, Deseret sign ammunition movement agreement

    Dec 4, 2007

  • Airmen come home

    Dec 4, 2007

    Airmen with 9th Air Support Operations Squadron greet members of their squadron as they exit a bus from the Austin Airport Nov. 29 after seven months in Iraq. The 13 Airmen that returned from Iraq had been assigned to various locations throughout Iraq which included Baghdad, Taji and Mosul. The airmen will now have 10 days off to spend with family and friends before they head back to work.

  • America's Army Goes Xbox, Now PC

    Dec 4, 2007

    When the Aca,!A"AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army: True SoldiersAca,!A? game hit the streets in mid November, recruiters across the country held launch events at local stores to capitalize on the excitement of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army coming to the Xbox 360. Now the gameAca,!a,,cs creators are hoping to stir up excitement in the PC gaming world.

  • Relief in Bangladesh / Iraqi Police Recruiting

    Dec 4, 2007

    Cyclone relief efforts in Bangladesh; Iraqi police force recruiting effort.

  • Gator Survey

    Dec 4, 2007

    Fort Benning officials monitor alligators population along section of Chattahoochee River to ensure it remains stable. James Williams reports.

  • 'School of the Trooper' Fills New U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldier with Information, Pride

    Dec 4, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq (Dec. 4, 2007) -- A new Soldier arrives with bags in hand and waits patiently for a representative from his unit come integrate him into a new unit and a new home away from home here. Hours go by and he begins to wonder if anyone even knows he's here. The doubtful first impression of a unit left in the mind of such a Soldier is one U.S. Army Europe's 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment -- an organization with a history of welcoming Soldiers with open arms -- works hard to avoid.

  • Teen Records Life Without Mom for Today Show

    Dec 4, 2007

    At first glance, Michaela Streitfield, 16, seems like a typical teenager, but those who watch the Today Show on Dec. 7 will learn sheAca,!a,,cs anything but. Her mother, Master Sgt. Lynette Streitfield, has recently returned from a year-long deployment in Iraq as an active-duty member of the National Guard. During that time, Michaela and her father, Bob Streitfield, lived in George Washington Village without their mother and wife.

  • Workshop Teaches Teachers About Army Life

    Dec 4, 2007

    Recognizing that deployments affect not only Soldiers and their Families but their supporters, Wiesbaden Army Airfield hosted a workshop and tour to show Department of Defense Dependent Schools staff members the challenges Soldiers face.

  • Col. Terry Ferrell quote

    Dec 4, 2007

    Col. Terry Ferrell, commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division in Baghdad.

  • Open House

    Dec 4, 2007

    The president and Mrs. Bush share their seat with a boy who was one of 200 invited to the White House for the childrenAca,!a,,cs holiday party, hosted by the first lady Dec. 3. The children all have parents in the military, and about half of those parents are deployed.

  • Scout Learns Arabic to Help Platoon, Mission

    Dec 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD (Dec 4, 2007) Aca,!" When Sgt. Jason Stisser, of Troop O, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out he was coming back to Iraq, he quickly brushed up on his Arabic. That prior preparation has been benefiting both him and his platoon in their current duties. Based out of Forward Operating Base Prosperity in central Baghdad, his unit, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, covers the Karkh District. In a recent clearing mission dubbed, Operation Saber Sweep, the white and blue platoons of 4-2nd SCR, along with Iraqi Army soldiers, went from apartment building to apartment building gathering census information on the area residents.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers to Train with Russian Troops During 'Torgau' Exercise

    Dec 4, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Dec. 3, 2007)-- April 25, 1945, was a historic day for the Soldiers of V CorpsAca,!a,,c 273rd Infantry Regiment, 69th Infantry Division. As they moved deep into eastern Germany, the American troops apprehensively chased remnants of the German army. Approaching the Elbe River in the small town of Torgau, the Soldiers saw something unexpected Aca,!" men in Soviet uniforms. As they came together to shake hands, the union of the U.S. and Soviet armies marked the symbolic defeat of GermanyAca,!a,,cs Third Reich and the victory of the Allied forces.

  • Army Family Action Plan Conference Opens

    Dec 3, 2007

    Army leaders renewed their commitment to Families during the opening session of the Army Family Action Plan Conference today, and announced that Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Chief of Staff of the Army George W. Casey Jr. will chair a Soldier and Family Readiness Board of Directors.

  • Scout learns Arabic to help platoon, mission

    Dec 3, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" When Sgt. Jason Stisser, of Troop O, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out he was coming back to Iraq, he quickly brushed up on his Arabic. That prior preparation has been benefiting both him and his platoon in their current duties.

  • Baghdad Zoo opens new horse stables, pool

    Dec 3, 2007

  • Prosperity Christmas Tree Lighting

    Dec 3, 2007

  • Wash rack operations signify redeployment for 'Grey Wolf'

    Dec 3, 2007

    KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait Aca,!" For the majority of Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, their deployment has come to and they are either home or on their way; but for approximately 400 Soldiers throughout the brigade, their mission is not complete until they complete a rigorous detail Aca,!" detailing.

  • General Schloesser

    Dec 3, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, Commander, 101st Airborne Division

  • New FRA sets up shop at Fort Carson

    Dec 3, 2007

    A team of Tobyhanna Army Depot technicians is supporting the warfighter from a new location in the Rocky Mountains.

  • With colder weather on the way, troops distribute heaters in central Baghdad

    Dec 3, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" A small and severely underprivileged area in the Janeen neighborhood in the center of the Iraqi capital known as the Aca,!A"Quds Camp,Aca,!A? has been overlooked by the local government in Qadisiyah, and achieving recognition and assistance for these people from the local neighborhood advisory council has been a major goal for the Soldiers of Battery A, 3rd Aca,!A"Red DragonsAca,!A? Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division for several months.

  • Hope Comes to Prosperity

    Dec 3, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" After being severely burned by a phosphorous hand grenade while serving as a river boat gunner in the NavyAca,!a,,cs Brown Water Black Berets during the Vietnam War, Dave Roever thought that his life, as he knew it, was over.

  • Commanding general visits 1st ACB

    Dec 3, 2007

  • Brig. Gen. Pinckney to Head New Diversity Task Force

    Dec 3, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Belinda Pinckney will head up a new task force to review the ArmyAca,!a,,cs diversity policies, practices and progress.

  • Army Addresses Patient Privacy and Legal Concerns in Recent Story

    Dec 3, 2007

    Regarding the Dec. 2 story in a Washington, D.C., newspaper about Army Lt. Elizabeth WhitesideAca,!a,,cs medical and legal case, the U.S. Army position is very clear: no decision has been made yet as to whether charges against the officer will proceed to court martial. That is the purpose of the Article 32 investigation: the investigating officer will look at existing evidence and circumstances and advise the court-martial convening authority so he may determine whether a court martial is warranted or dispose of the charges in some other appropriate manner.

  • Air Assault Mission

    Dec 3, 2007

    Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, participate in an air assault mission along the Zaghytun Chay River, about 50 miles southeast of Kirkuk, Iraq.

  • Ghurkhas Train with U.S. Soldiers in India

    Dec 3, 2007

    More than 120 U.S. Soldiers trained in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains with their Indian counterparts during Exercise Yudh Abhyas in November, building on existing skills and sharing tactics

  • Gen. Casey Announces Creation of Diversity Task Force

    Dec 3, 2007

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

  • Assisting Soldiers and Families / USO Packages

    Dec 3, 2007

    New center dedicated to assisting reserve Soldiers and their families; Company raises money for USO care packages.

  • USACE Fallujah Sewage

    Dec 3, 2007

    USACE overseas construction of Fallujah's first sewage treatment plant. No more sewage in the streets, always a good thing.

  • Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker quote

    Dec 3, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, named Army assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • Holiday Mail

    Dec 3, 2007

    Sgt. Kyle Schonfield passes a box to Spc. Justin Manel while loading mail and packages onto a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Nov. 27, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Both Soldiers are with the 485th Postal Company. The helicopter will deliver the mail to servicemembers at forward operating bases and outposts across the region.

  • Healing Warriors Appreciate New Warriors in Transition Program

    Dec 3, 2007

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" When it comes to learning about programs developed specifically for them, wounded Soldiers assigned here are being updated by community leadership.

  • 5-158 AVN. Transforms Briefing Space into Movie Theater

    Dec 3, 2007

    After spending a little time in Task Force ReadyAca,!a,,cs newly renovated theater, you might think youAca,!a,,cre in a multiplex cinema back home. With its plush stadium-style seating, a booming surround-sound system, full-size movie screen and a real popcorn machine, the theater offers Task Force Ready Soldiers some much-needed respite from the dust, noise and activity outside.

  • Sergeant Hands Out His Action Figures at Army-Navy Game

    Oct 14, 2011

    As a child, Sgt. Tommy Rieman loved GI Joe action figures so much that he dreamed of being a Aca,!A"real American hero.Aca,!A? Little did he realize that one day his dream would come true.

  • Army Navy Football Game 2007

    Dec 1, 2007

    Images from the 108th meeting of the football teams of the US Military Academy at West Point, New York and the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. in Baltimore Md. Dec. 1, 2007.

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