Archive: Feb 2007

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  • Saved by an SUGV

    Feb 12, 2007

    After sending a small unmanned ground vehicle (SUGV) into a building to search for IEDs, Soldiers prepare to enter the structure during a demonstration of the Army's Future Combat Systems program Feb. 1 at the Oro Grande Base Camp, Fort Bliss, Texas. After the exercise one Soldier said he was able to clear the rest of the building before anyone got "hurt" thanks to the information provided by the SUGV.

  • A Day in Kahn Bani Sahd

    Feb 12, 2007

    Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, and Iraqi security forces from the 5th Iraqi Army Division search for anti-Iraqi forces and their weapons in Kahn Bani Sahd Feb. 6.

  • West Point Cadets Save Lives

    Feb 12, 2007

    "Duty, Honor, Country." This is the motto of the United States Military Academy at West Point. The motto, however, is more than just words, as evidenced by the enthusiastic showing of Cadets who took a break from their studies to give blood for the troops.

  • Military Blood Program Web Site Has New Look, Updated Content

    Feb 12, 2007

    The Armed Services Blood Program Web site has been redesigned, offering updated content as well as a new look, officials said.

  • eCybermission, Tobyhanna Volunteers Accept the Challenge

    Feb 12, 2007

    Tobyhanna employees are helping increase the nation's number of scientists, mathematicians and engineers by participating in a free Web-based science, math and technology competition.

  • Tobyhanna Employees Use Lean, Save Minutes, Miles

    Feb 12, 2007

    Cutting non-value added steps from the raceway installation process has reduced travel distance and repair time for electricians working on the AN/ASM-189 electronics repair van.

  • Medal of Honor - Bruce P. Crandall

    Feb 12, 2007

    Medal of Honor recipient Bruce P. Crandall was honored at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes, February 27, 2007. View the ceremony and access the website honoring this U.S. Army hero.

  • Army Depot's Test Equipment Undergoes Modernization

    Feb 12, 2007

    Tobyhanna Army Depot has developed a new strategy to combat test equipment obsolescence by employing modern hardware and software technologies.

  • Paratroopers Stand up Joint Security Station in Hurriyah

    Feb 12, 2007

    The sudden clap of a firearm's discharge prompts the split-second reaction of paratroopers patrolling the volatile streets of Iraq's capital on foot. From behind urban cover aEUR" a car, a corner or even a light post aEUR" they meticulously scan their interlocking sectors of fire to ensure 360-degree security for the platoon conducting a presence patrol.

  • Technology Helps Soldiers Stay Close to Loved Ones

    Feb 12, 2007

    "Snail mail" is quickly becoming a thing of the past for deployed Soldiers thanks to the 1st Cavalry Division's commitment to keeping families close through video teleconferences.

  • Investigators Studying Latest Army Helo Cases to Prevent Future Incidents

    Feb 12, 2007

    As the Army investigates the recent spate of helicopter crashes in Iraq, it's working to get lessons being learned from them back to air crews in the field as quickly as possible.

  • Generals Outline the Way Forward in Afghanistan

    Feb 12, 2007

    It will take more troops to conduct a combination of security and stability operations to end fighting in Afghanistan, Gen. Bantz J. Craddock, NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe said in Munich, Germany, Feb. 10.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Feb 12, 2007

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, the new commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq, Feb. 10 at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Schumacher Drops Out in First Round

    Feb 12, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel pilot, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, lost in the first round of the Carquest Auto Parts Winternationals here Sunday at Auto Club Raceway.

  • Pole Day Qualifying Completed; Martin Looks to Daytona 500

    Feb 12, 2007

    Mark Martin qualified 33rd in Sunday's Pole Day at Daytona International Speedway. The U.S. Army Team will now turn its attention to Thursday's Gatorade Duel qualifying race, as they continue to get ready for Sunday's Daytona 500.

  • Army Soldier Earns Medal of Honor for Vietnam Valor

    Feb 9, 2007

    The White House announced today, Feb. 9, that President George W. Bush will present the Medal of Honor to Army veteran Bruce P. Crandall in recognition of his valor at Landing Zone X-Ray during the Battle of Ia Drang in Vietnam.

  • Supplemental Funds Critical to Army Readiness, Officials Say

    Feb 9, 2007

    The Army is the best equipped, trained and led force it's ever been, but it needs continued funding to ensure it's ready to face future conflicts, the Army's top two leaders said in congressional testimony today.

  • Cyber Patrol: Beware of What You Post

    Feb 9, 2007

    Every day a dedicated group of Army experts search the Internet looking at official and unofficial Army Web sites and blogs.

  • Soldiers at Sea

    Feb 9, 2007

    Soldiers and Sailors put together a causeway so vehicles can be driven from ship to shore in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala, Feb. 6. The Soldiers and Sailors are participating in a simulated disaster response exercise, with emphasis on the engineering and logistical aspects.

  • Stump Remover

    Feb 9, 2007

    Master Sgt. Dale Greenfield, an engineer from the South Dakota Army National Guard, removes a tree stump at the groundbreaking for construction of a new school in Caliguate, Nicaragua, Feb. 5. The Soldiers, along with Airmen, are building a school and clinic, as well as providing free health and veterinary care.

  • The 761st Tank Battalion: Fighting the Enemy, Beating Stereotypes

    Feb 9, 2007

    Nicknamed "the Black Panthers," the Soldiers of the 761st Tank Battalion fought racial stereotypes of the time, but still went on earn the nation's respect and an honored place in military and American history.

  • Soldier Wins High-Definition 'Tiki' in Army MWR Fantasy Football

    Feb 9, 2007

    Spc. Anthony Owens mastered the art of playing fantasy football to win a high-definition television in the U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 2006 Fantasy Football promotion.

  • With Three "Big Brothers" Looking After Him, Smith Ready to Make Cup Debut

    Feb 9, 2007

    If Regan Smith ever feels out of sorts as a rookie in the Nextel Cup garage he knows he has an experienced and friendly support group to seek advice from.

  • 3-D technology transforms design process

    Feb 9, 2007

    A designer navigates high above the floor moving from room to room adding a pipe here, putting up a wall there and sprinkling the final touches on the building layout that will contribute to millions of dollars in savings.

  • 82nd Airborne Sets Up Shop in Adhamiyah

    Feb 9, 2007

    The 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team established a combat outpost in the heart of Baghdad this week in an effort to reduce sectarian violence in the Iraqi capital and assist the Iraqi security forces to take control of the city.

  • Missile Defense Elements Participate in Air Force Operational Missile Test

    Feb 9, 2007

    Lt. General Henry "Trey" Obering, Missile Defense Agency (MDA) director, announced today the successful completion of an exercise held Feb. 7 involving Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) elements while participating in a routine operational test of a U.S. Air Force strategic missile from Vandenberg AFB, Calif. as a "target of opportunity."

  • Petraeus Bids Fort Farewell

    Feb 9, 2007

    Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Commander Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus bid farewell to Fort Leavenworth during a ceremony Feb. 2 in Bell Hall's Eisenhower Auditorium.

  • MEDEVAC Unit Stays on Alert to Save Injured Comrades

    Feb 9, 2007

    This air ambulance company's primary job is to respond quickly whenever there is a call to evacuate or transport an injured person.

  • South Baghdad neighborhoods get water, sewer upgrade

    Feb 9, 2007

    Crews are busy installing new water mains in three small neighborhoods in south Baghdad and another contractor is just about finished repairing a major sewer collapse there.

  • Fort Drum Leaders Help 10th Mountain Division Families Through Extension

    Feb 9, 2007

    Families of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, received the second of six briefings from Fort Drum leaders offering help in such areas as finance, behavioral health, spirituality and legal concerns.

  • Future Combat Systems Restructuring a 'Balancing Act'

    Feb 9, 2007

    The Army's Future Combat System program has been restructured as part of a "balancing act" between equipping the current force and modernizing the future force, a top Army acquisition official said yesterday.

  • Zabul Provincial Hospital Welcomes Jordanians

    Feb 9, 2007

    A Jordanian medical team of doctors, nurses and medical technicians were welcomed at the Zabul Provincial Hospital Jan. 31 by local citizens, government officials and the commanders of the 82nd Airborne and 10th Mountain divisions.

  • Soldiers in Africa Get French Commando Training

    Feb 9, 2007

    Soldiers, Sailors and Marines from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa recently graduated from a grueling five-day French commando's course at the Commando Training Center in Arta, Djibouti.

  • Top Police Training Official in Iraq Sees Encouraging Signs

    Feb 9, 2007

    Despite ongoing violence and intimidation around the country, Iraq's police forces are steadily growing in numbers and professionalism.

  • Mountain Men of 1st Cav Division

    Feb 8, 2007

    Team of 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers provide signal support systems from a remote mountain location in Maqdadiyah, Iraq. SPC Samantha Szesciorka has the story.

  • Silent Communications

    Feb 8, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Roger Krause, from the Virginia Army National Guard, shows a group of Tajik soldiers how to use hand and arm signals to direct others to get into a wedge formation, during an exercise in Tajikistan Jan. 30.

  • House Call

    Feb 8, 2007

    (From left) Pvt. Diamond Hahn, Spc. Terry Sullivan and Spc. Daniel Coronado get ready to enter a house during a mission near Baghdad, Jan. 30. The Soldiers are from Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Airborne in Water / Monroe PMO Dumps the Pump

    Feb 8, 2007

    Airborne troops work in the water; Monroe PMO dumps the pump with new admin vehicle.

  • Lt. Gen. James D. Thurman quote

    Feb 8, 2007

    Lt. Gen. James D. Thurman, during his assumption of command of V Corps at Heidelberg, Germany, Feb. 6 after his return from Iraq.

  • Visiting Doctors at LRMC

    Feb 8, 2007

    Visiting doctors work with Military doctors at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to help treat wounded Soldiers. Michelle Michael has the story.

  • 2 Armies, 1 Mission

    Feb 8, 2007

    Soldiers from Multi-National Force-Iraq are embedded with Iraqi security forces from the 5th Iraqi Division. Together, they search for insurgents and weapons caches in Chubinait on Feb. 3.

  • Soldiers Work to Make Baghdad's Adhamiyah District Safer for Residents

    Feb 8, 2007

    The dead of night covered their movements. Out of their Strykers, down the street and into a courtyard, the Soldiers moved. Kicking in the door at 3 a.m. was just enough to catch their targets off guard. Elements of the 2nd Infantry Division's 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team had taken two more suspected insurgents off the streets.

  • Multinational Group Visits Camp Atterbury

    Feb 8, 2007

    A group of dignitaries from an array of countries escorted by Emily Kalogeropoulos, an English language officer working with the U.S. Department of State visited Camp Atterbury Feb. 5 to gain knowledge about the role of local National Guard troops.

  • Business owner recognized for his support of wounded warriors

    Feb 8, 2007

    A local business owner was recently recognized by the Joint Munition and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command commander for his generosity and kindness in support of wounded military members. During a tour of the Jackie Evans Inc., manufacturing facility in Passaic Maj. Gen. Paul S. Izzo presented Mario Monaco Jr. with a two-star note in recognition of continued support to wounded Soldiers Jan. 23.

  • Military Channel's 'Operation V-Day' Nears

    Feb 8, 2007

    Friends and family back home will have a chance to see their servicemembers in action and hear their personal messages via video thanks to the efforts of a cable network dedicated to the military. Beginning at 6 a.m. on Feb. 14, Discovery Communications' Military Channel plans to launch "Operation V-Day," a 24-hour commercial-free airing of messages from troops around the world to their loved ones in the states.

  • Kirkuk Soldiers and Airmen provide care following attack

    Feb 8, 2007

    Two Iraqi civilians were injured near Kirkuk, Iraq when they were caught in the crossfire between Iraqi, authorities and insurgents Feb. 1

  • America Supports You: Military Channel's 'Operation V-Day' nears

    Feb 8, 2007

    Friends and family back home will have a chance to see their servicemembers in action and hear their personal messages via video thanks to the efforts of a cable network dedicated to the military.

  • American, Iraqi Soldiers Reestablish Presence in Az-Zaidon Area

    Feb 8, 2007

    The "Golden Dragons" of 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) joined by troops from 3rd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, surrounded the village of Ibrahim Sallal, southwest of Az-Zaidon, Iraq, in the pre-dawn darkness of Feb. 3.

  • New Sea-Based Missile Defense Radar Completes Successful Journey to Alaska

    Feb 8, 2007

    Lt. General Henry "Trey" Obering, Missile Defense Agency director, announced today that the Sea-based X-band Radar (SBX) has successfully traveled from Hawaii to the waters of the Aleutian Island chain of Alaska.

  • Modern Iraqi Police Force Critical to Security

    Feb 8, 2007

    "Perhaps no tool is more important to a burgeoning democracy than a well-trained police force capable of establishing the rule of law in Iraq and of protecting the Iraqi people," said Maj. Gen. Kenneth Hunzeker, the U.S. commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team.

  • Africa Command Geared Toward Stability

    Feb 8, 2007

    Many of the missions U.S. Africa Command will perform will be non-kinetic, such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, said Army Lt. Gen. Walter Sharp, director of the joint staff.

  • Major Bruce P. Crandall Photo Slideshow

    Feb 7, 2007

    The life and career of Medal of Honor recipient LTC (Ret.) Bruce P. Crandall.

  • Umatilla Depot safely destroys last 8-inch sarin-filled artillery projectile

    Feb 7, 2007

    Workers at the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility have safely destroyed the last of 14,246 8-inch diameter GB (sarin) nerve agent projectiles originally stockpiled at the Umatilla Chemical Depot.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot repairs generators in Germany

    Feb 7, 2007

    Letterkenny Army Depot is now repairing generators at the facility that will be the hub of all generator reset work in the European theater of operations.

  • Longest-serving Defense employee retires

    Feb 7, 2007

    A 94-year-old Army civilian retired Jan. 2 after 65 years of service, making him both the longest-serving and oldest Department of Defense employee.

  • Renovation increases packaging laboratory's unique capabilities

    Feb 7, 2007

    A modernization of the Packaging, Storage and Containerization Center's testing laboratory has improved its capabilities as the lead activity for storage and shipping related testing.

  • SDDC becomes a Major Subordinate Command to AMC

    Feb 7, 2007

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) is officially a Major Subordinate Command to U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Thurman assumes command of V Corps

    Feb 7, 2007

    Lt. Gen. James D. Thurman formally assumed command of V Corps and welcomed the corps headquarters and other corps units home from deployment to Iraq during a ceremony at Campbell Barracks here Feb. 6.

  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ADVISOR OF THE YEAR

    Feb 7, 2007

    Rock Island Arsenal's Master Sgt. Latisha Turner was named an Equal Opportunity Advisor of the Year for the Army Materiel Command on Dec. 14 at the Annual Worldwide Equal Opportunity Advisor Training Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Product Manager for Intelligent Munitions System receives charter

    Feb 7, 2007

    The Project Manager for Close Combat Systems, part of the Joint Munition and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, chartered its first Product Management Office, the Product Manager for Intelligent Munitions System in an assumption-of-charter ceremony here Dec. 8.

  • Zabul Provincial Hospital Welcomes Jordanians

    Feb 7, 2007

    A Jordanian medical team of doctors, nurses and medical technicians were welcomed at the Zabul Provincial Hospital Jan. 31 by local citizens, government officials and the commanders of the 82nd Airborne and 10th Mountain divisions.

  • Army Aviator to be Awarded Medal of Honor

    Feb 7, 2007

    The White House announced today that President Bush will present the Medal of Honor to Bruce P. Crandall in recognition of his actions at Landing Zone X-Ray during the Battle of Ia Drang, Vietnam, in November 1965.

  • Suspected Al-Qaeda Bombers Captured

    Feb 7, 2007

    Coalition forces nabbed two suspected al Qaeda-affiliated bombers during a morning raid in west Taji, Iraq, Feb. 7.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Mohammed Jasim Hussen quote

    Feb 7, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Mohammed Jasim Hussen, 1st Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, Feb. 7, referring to training his troops are receiving from Soldiers of 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Diyala Government, Coalition Forces Focus on Reconstruction

    Feb 7, 2007

    Iraq's provincial government and coalition forces are working earnestly to improve the way of life for the people of Diyala through reconstruction efforts focused on the their needs throughout the the province. "We have big plans for the people of Diyala," said Ra'ad Hameed Al-Mula Jowad Al-Tanimi, governor of Diyala, during a press conference. "There are lots of projects being worked to improve the health, school and education, electricity, water and housing."

  • North Carolina Army National Guard's Sgt. 1st Class

    Feb 7, 2007

    Urban combat often devolves into a series of actions that traverse winding streets and narrow alleys--sometimes for hours. That was certainly the case for Sgt. 1st Class Stephens on June 24, 2004, in Baqubah.

  • Soldier Volunteers Show Softer Side of War

    Feb 7, 2007

    In a place where chaos and destruction are part of everyday life, smiles can make a world of a difference. Add humanitarian assistance to the equation, combined with a desire to help others, hearts can be won. That's what Soldiers, Airmen and civilians are doing, and they're progressively winning the hearts of Iraqis in Baghdad at the Civil Military Operation Center here.

  • Defense Budget and the Army

    Feb 7, 2007

    Defense Budget Request is in, Armys slice of the budget, Army Leadership goes to Capital Hill to testify.

  • Chinook Simulator

    Feb 7, 2007

    Two Chinook Pilots in Germany use a simulator to train for deployment to Iraq. Michelle Michael has the story.

  • Staying Ready

    Feb 7, 2007

    Soldiers from the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment got some realistic training recently during an exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Army Sergeants Major Academy Warfighter Exemplifies Army Strong

    Feb 7, 2007

    Loyalty and allegiance by definition means faithfulness to whatever one is tied to, by duty, pledge or promise. It's a person's willingness to devote their moral and intellectual resources bigheartedly and enthusiastically, which describes Sgt. Maj. Brent Jurgersen, the first full limb amputee student to attend the Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • No Walk in the Park

    Feb 7, 2007

    Sgt. Michael Flores (left) an Iraqi soldier and Spc. Nathan Wright search for insurgents in the village of Sijn. The Soldiers are from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Africa Command Will Consolidate U.S. Efforts on Continent

    Feb 7, 2007

    The new U.S. Africa Command, which President Bush announced today, will consolidate U.S. government efforts in Africa and the ability to work with partner nations.

  • Chinook Fact File

    Feb 7, 2007

    The venerable twin-engine, tandem rotor Chinook helicopter has undergone numerous upgrades since the first CH-47A model was delivered to the Army for use in Vietnam.

  • Hero Dog

    Feb 6, 2007

    Meet Eddie, a Soldiers' best friend, who helped to sniff out a large weapons cache near Tikrit, Iraq.

  • Lt. Col. Jimmy Phillips quote

    Feb 6, 2007

    Lt. Col. Jimmy Phillips, commander, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Feb. 6, in the Salman Pak area of Baghdad.

  • Rooftop Duty

    Feb 6, 2007

    Spc. Robert Thompson, from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, provides security from the rooftop of the combat outpost compound in Ghazaliya, Iraq, Feb. 1.

  • Comfort in Combat

    Feb 6, 2007

    Cmdr. Harry Griffith, the Marine Corps' Regimental Combat Team 2 chaplain, leads servicemembers in prayer at the Camp Ripper chapel in Iraq, Jan. 21.

  • Dangerous Neighborhoods

    Feb 6, 2007

    Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division investigate terrorists' hideouts in the villages of Abu Nural and nearby Kahlis, Iraq, Jan. 25.

  • SemperComm to Recognize Creative Troops

    Feb 6, 2007

    The troop-support group SemperComm is asking for nominations for its 2007 awards program recognizing the morale-raising efforts of troops stationed throughout the world.

  • Army Announces Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009 Budgets

    Feb 6, 2007

    The U.S. Army announced Feb. 5 the details of its budget for Fiscal Years 2008 and 2009, which covers from Oct. 1, 2007, through Sept. 30, 2009. The FY08 budget request is $130 billion. The FY09 budget request is 140.7 billion. The FY08/09 budget is structured, first and foremost, to provide trained and equipped forces to the combatant commanders, balancing immediate war-fighting needs with the development of future enhancements. The Army will continue to focus on winning the Global War On Terrorism, accelerating transformation to a modular structure and sustaining the all-volunteer force.

  • Monroe PMO 'Dumps the Pump' With New Admin Vehicle

    Feb 6, 2007

    It may not be equipped for high-speed chases or hauling in bad guys, but the new Provost Marshal Office vehicle that arrived here in late January includes one key feature that's quite remarkable.

  • LZX-Ray Battlescape - Day Three

    Feb 6, 2007

    Photos from LZX-Ray November 16, 1965

  • Belvoir Prepares EPG for Construction

    Feb 6, 2007

    Known to most as the Engineer Proving Ground, Fort Belvoir's North Area will be home to two major organizations coming to Belvoir as part of Base Realignment and Closure 2005.

  • Veteran Driver Set to Make Debut in No. 01 U.S. Army Chevy

    Feb 6, 2007

    Mark Martin's appearance in this Saturday night's Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway will be his record-extending 19th consecutive start and 20th overall. The all-star event will also mark his debut for Ginn Racing in the No. 01 U.S. Army Chevrolet.

  • Iraq Handbook / FCS Live Fire

    Feb 6, 2007

    New handbook out to help Soldiers survive Iraq; FCS gets thumbs up at first live fire.

  • Wounded War Veterans Reach New Heights

    Feb 6, 2007

    The sky was the limit for six wounded Iraq war veterans who met here Feb. 2 at Sport Rock Indoor Climbing Center.

  • Army Vice Chief, Retired Generals Visit U.S. Army North

    Feb 6, 2007

    The Army's Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody and a host of retired general officers visited U.S. Army North Jan. 29 to receive an update on the command and to look at its newest technologies.

  • Inexperienced Driver Course

    Feb 6, 2007

    A soldier gets behind the wheel of a HUMVEE for the first time. Incidentally the first time driving a vehicle ever. Drivers course builds his confidence.

  • Aspen Road to Connect Southern Iraq with Kuwait

    Feb 6, 2007

    For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, opening lines of communication is just as important as constructing a hospital or a police station or building a new water treatment plant.

  • Doctor Adapts to Life as Soldier in Iraq

    Feb 6, 2007

    Today a strong, dust-filled wind blew out of the south. It kicked up a loose pop can and rattled it down the gravel street that serves as home to the Headquarters of the 2nd of the 137th General Support Aviation Battalion.

  • Aircrews Take Iraqi and Coalition Forces Into Action

    Feb 6, 2007

    Army helicopters take Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers into battle, when speed and surprise are vital to the mission.

  • Budget Request Highlights Army Equipment, Training, Quality of Life

    Feb 6, 2007

    A 3-percent pay raise for servicemembers, an increase in ground forces and continued funding of the global war on terrorism are on the table now that President Bush has delivered his fiscal 2008 defense budget request and 2007 emergency supplemental request to Congress today.

  • Warfighter Support Tops Modernization Spending in Budget Request

    Feb 6, 2007

    President Bush's fiscal 2008 budget request seeks to pump more money into the development of future capabilities that will support America's warfighters.

  • Lifting Troops Out of Harm's Way

    Feb 5, 2007

    Bomb blasts are one of the biggest threats to U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq. That threat is putting even more pressure on military pilots who carry Soldiers and supplies by air. Michelle Michael introduces us to two Chinook pilots in Mannheim, Germany, training for combat.

  • Mission in Muqdaiyah

    Feb 5, 2007

    Fresh off the plane, cavalry Soldiers serving in Iraq conduct their first major combat operation since hitting the ground. SPC Samantha Szesciorka is with them in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

  • Old Guard receives AUSA-GWC award

    Feb 5, 2007

    It's an award that has been given to such distinguished leaders as retired Gen. Colin Powell, former Senator Bob Dole, former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, and retired Gen. Hugh Shelton. Since 1979, George Washington Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army has been awarding their Commander-in-Chief Award to a deserving leader who makes a great contribution to America. This year, for the first time ever, board members of the chapter selected not an individual, but a unit of Soldiers. The 2006 recipient of the Commander-in-Chief Award is the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

  • Schumacher Eyes Past With Season Opener Looming

    Feb 5, 2007

    A new NHRA POWERade drag racing season may be right around the corner, but U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, is still definitely living in the past.

  • LZX-Ray Battlescape - Day Two

    Feb 5, 2007

    Photos from LZX-Ray November 15, 1965

  • 2007 Newman's Own Awards Open for Nominations

    Feb 5, 2007

    Newman's Own, the Fisher House Foundation and the Military Times Media Group are inviting volunteer organizations that serve military families to compete for a share of $75,000 in grants.

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