Archive: Feb 2007

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  • Army Picks Top Environmental Programs

    Feb 5, 2007

    Six installations, one team and one individual have been declared winners in the fiscal 2006 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. The awards honor the Army's top programs in endangered species protection, historic preservation, waste reduction, environmental cleanup and pollution prevention.

  • LZX-Ray Battlescape - Day One

    Feb 5, 2007

    Photos from LZX-Ray November 14, 1965

  • 3rd COSCOM to Move to Fort Knox

    Feb 5, 2007

    The Army continues moving units in Europe to the United States as part of the ongoing plan to give the nation's fighting force more flexibility to meet future threats.

  • Army to Transfer M1A1 Tanks to Marine Corps

    Feb 5, 2007

    The Army will transfer 80 M1A1 Abrams tanks over the next eight months to the Marine Corps to help them replace earlier models which the Army has already upgraded.

  • Soldiers Test Driving Skills

    Feb 5, 2007

    Visualize several cars and trucks maneuvering around obstacles, slipping and sliding into the barricades of water, and even drifting and spinning out of control, all in the name of safety.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Ciotola quote

    Feb 5, 2007

    Multinational Corps aEUR" Iraq Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Ciotola, speaking to Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq, Jan. 27.

  • HEROES Tax Act / Tax Assistance

    Feb 5, 2007

    HEROES Tax Act; Installation Tax Assistance.

  • Language and Culture Class

    Feb 5, 2007

    Soldiers in Vicenza, Italy attend a new video game language class to prepare for an upcoming deployment. Navy Journalist Joe Ebalo has more.

  • Dusty Commute

    Feb 5, 2007

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter descends to extract Soldiers from Kif, Iraq, following an operation. The Soldiers are from the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Don't Leave Home Without It

    Feb 5, 2007

    Spc. Jesus Santana, from the 2nd Infantry Division, ensures there is sufficient ammunition for his weapon prior to a patrol in Baghdad, Jan. 23.

  • Re-enlistment benefits Soldiers, Leadership

    Feb 5, 2007

    SECOND INFANTRY DIVISION, Korea -- Every Soldier in the Army joins for his or her own reasons. Some may join out of patriotism. Some may join to travel and gain job experience. Others may join for educational benefits. Many may not expect to serve past their initial term of enlistment.

  • View from the Tailgate

    Feb 5, 2007

    CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Combined Joint Task Force 76 carry troops and supplies over the rugged mountains of eastern Afghanistan, Jan. 26.

  • Paratroopers Trade Parachutes for Sea Legs

    Feb 5, 2007

    Paratroopers here have added another element to their arsenal of maneuver capabilities: amphibious transportation.

  • New Women's Museum Exhibit Features Kentucky National Guard Sergeant

    Feb 5, 2007

    More than 100 people were on hand Saturday as the U.S. Army Women's Museum opened an exhibit recognizing the contributions of women Soldiers during the war on terrorism.

  • Youths Treated to 'Seussical' Performance

    Feb 5, 2007

    German businessman Wilfried Kastening was able to repay a Soldier's kind gesture, 62 years prior, by He inviting 50 American children from the U.S. Army Garrisons Wiesbaden and Darmstadt to the Theatre Unlimited Performing Company's premiere of "Seussical the Musical" Jan. 20 at the English Theatre in Frankfurt.

  • U.S. Soldiers Work With Iraqis To Stop Corruption

    Feb 5, 2007

    When the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, deployed last August in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, leaders saw fit to place the task of providing security for the Bayji Oil Refinery to the paratroopers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in hopes of preventing corruption and ensuring security.

  • VA, FBI Investigate Missing Hard Drive in Birmingham, Ala.

    Feb 5, 2007

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week that an employee reported a government-owned, portable hard drive used by the employee at a department facility in Birmingham, Ala. aEUR" and potentially containing personal information about some veterans aEUR" is missing and may have been stolen.

  • Anti-Insurgent Operations Conducted Throughout Iraq

    Feb 5, 2007

    Coalition and Iraqi security forces killed terrorists and discovered multiple weapons caches throughout Iraq over the last three days.

  • Black Jack Soldiers, CBS Sports Kick Off Inaugural Baghdad Bowl

    Feb 5, 2007

    With the Super Bowl still a day a way, by Saturday afternoon the biggest game in Baghdad had been decided.

  • USAREUR announces command's best military journalists, broadcasters

    Feb 2, 2007

    U.S. Army, Europe selected its best military and civilian journalists and broadcasters from nearly 100 entries during the 2006 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware journalism competition.

  • Army Demos Future Combat Systems (FCS) in Live-Fire Soldier Exercise

    Feb 2, 2007

    The Army this week successfully completed the first Live-Fire Soldier exercise, Experiment 1.1, involving Future Combat Systems (FCS) technologies and equipment. The culmination of an eight-month demonstration that took place at both Fort Bliss, Texas, and Huntington Beach, Calif., the exercise is the first step in accelerating the delivery of key FCS capabilities to current-force Soldiers and part and parcel of the most comprehensive Army modernization effort in more than half a century.

  • African-Americans Continue Tradition of Distinguished Service

    Feb 2, 2007

    African-Americans have a long tradition of honorable and distinguished service in America's armed forces, going back 231 years to the nation's birth aEUR" and even before.

  • 'Buffalo Soldiers' Earned Indians' Respect On Frontier

    Feb 2, 2007

    The African-American cavalrymen known as "Buffalo Soldiers" proved that they could ride, shoot and fight as well as anyone else during their service on the American frontier.

  • New Handbook Helps Soldiers Survive First 100 Days in Iraq

    Feb 2, 2007

    A new handbook on how Soldiers can survive their first 100 days in Iraq is now available.

  • Military OneSource Offers Free Online Tax Filing

    Feb 2, 2007

    The Defense Department's Military OneSource family support program is once again offering free, online tax preparation and filing for servicemembers and their families, officials said.

  • Deadline Nears for Commissary Scholarship Program

    Feb 2, 2007

    Military families have an opportunity to apply for scholarships for their children at certain commissaries, but they better do it soon aEUR" the deadline is Feb. 21.

  • Fashion Look

    Feb 2, 2007

    Sgt. Jonathan Manley, from 2nd Infantry Division, checks the shirt size of an Iraqi boy during a clothing donation to a middle school in Baghdad, Jan. 23.

  • Now Hear This

    Feb 2, 2007

    Spc. Eduardo Cruz-Roman, from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, provides security from a Stryker vehicle during a broadcast message to inform residents about an upcoming cordon and search operation in Baghdad, Jan. 24.

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for the Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Tad Davis

    Feb 2, 2007

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for the Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Tad Davis, Feb. 3, referring to the Army's endangered species protection, environmental restoration, pollution control, historic preservation and waste reduction programs.

  • 1-25 Stryker Brigade Begins Reset Period

    Feb 2, 2007

    Before the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team aEUR" now the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division aEUR" left Iraq, the Army was already busy planning for its return to the Army's "Ready Force Pool" and future missions.

  • AFN Hessen Soldier Honored for Heroism

    Feb 2, 2007

    He's used to being on the news, and now, AFN Hessen's SPC Anthony Scroggins is in the news. German police have honored him for saving a man who was nearly stabbed to death inside a hospital. SSG Jason Allgood has the story.

  • Army Sergeant Major William J. Doherty

    Feb 2, 2007

    In April of 2005, then 1st Sgt. Doherty was part of an operation to detain a high profile member of an Iraqi insurgent group who was speaking in a public venue.

  • Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Martin K. Richburg

    Feb 2, 2007

    Checking e-mail was never supposed to be this dangerous. On March 27, 2006, Staff Sgt. Richburg was talking to his wife on his cell phone outside an Internet cafA on a base in Iraq.

  • Lt. Col. Brian E. Winski

    Feb 2, 2007

    On the night of Sept. 13, 2006, Lt. Col. Winski led a team to capture a high-value terrorist leader east of Baghdad. As the group approached its target, insurgents opened fire, crippling one of the vehicles.

  • Lean Six Sigma Training in Full Swing at USMA

    Feb 2, 2007

    West Point doesn't produce bombs or ammunition or upgrade vast amounts of Army equipment, nor does it ensure Soldiers are logistically capable of fighting a war.

  • Afghanistan SF leader gets first DSC since Vietnam

    Feb 2, 2007

    Maj. Mark E. Mitchell today became the first soldier since Vietnam to receive the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second-highest military award for valor.

  • Twins awarded Silver Stars

    Feb 2, 2007

    Captains Dan and Dave Hibner, identical twins, have both received Silver Stars for their actions in Iraq.

  • Anzio: Soldiers Reinforce Warrior Skills

    Feb 2, 2007

    Those attending Advanced Individual Training at Fort Jackson do not just learn their Military Occupational Specialty, they are Soldiers first and must continue to hone their warrior skills.

  • Faces of Battle

    Feb 2, 2007

    Tens of thousands of troops are serving in harm's way. But they are more than just numbers; they are faces.

  • Free Software / Women's Museum

    Feb 2, 2007

    Microsoft Office free to Army personnel; Women's Museum to open new exhibit recognizing the contributions of women Soldiers during the war on terror.

  • MP trio earns medals for saving Iraqis

    Feb 2, 2007

    Labor Day 2005 will be a day to remember for three Soldiers who were awarded medals that day for risking their lives to rescue four Iraqi National Guard members during an insurgent attack earlier this year.

  • Foreign Press Visit

    Feb 2, 2007

    More than 30 Radio, T-V, and Print Journalists converged on Fort Riley to get an unique look at the Transition Team Training mission. SPC Richard Colletta has the story.

  • Response to Inappropriate Behavior Toward Injured Dog

    Feb 2, 2007

    My sincere thanks to all who brought to the Army's attention a personal and unsanctioned video showing three Soldiers behaving in an appalling and unacceptable manner toward an injured dog in Iraq.

  • Military Working Dogs: The Army's Four-Footed Heroes

    Feb 2, 2007

    Some Army "heroes" serving with Soldiers in the war on terror seldom get publicity, although they, too, have died in combat. They are military working dogs, and during the Vietnam War 281 of these four-footed heroes died in action.

  • Soldiers Testing FCS Technology Give Thumbs Up

    Feb 2, 2007

    The Army completed the first live-fire exercise, Experiment 1.1, involving Future Combat Systems technologies and equipment at the Oro Grande Range at Fort Bliss, Texas, yesterday.

  • Army's Equipment 'Reset' Program Ahead of 2006 Pace

    Feb 2, 2007

    The combination of available money and around-the-clock work is enabling the Army to increase the pace of refurbishment of equipment that's damaged or worn out on the battlefields.

  • Soldier Honored with Silver Star for Combat Actions

    Oct 14, 2011

    A Soldier who helped pull his wounded men from a burning vehicle and ran alone through the streets of Ramadi to get them evacuated was awarded the Silver Star Jan. 27.

  • Quinn earns Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

  • Adamec earns Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Adamec, a weapons sergeant in 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, was awarded the Silver Star Sept. 10 for his actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • SF Soldier gets Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

    Oct 14, 2011

    Master Sgt. Anthony S. Pryor, a team sergeant with Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, received the Silver Star for his gallantry in combat during a raid on an al Qaeda stronghold in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Riley commander awarded Silver Star for Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Oct 17, 2011

    Ingram, commander of the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, received the Silver Star in Baghdad for conspicuous gallantry in combat during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Staff Sgt.'s valor earns him Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    When his gun truck was hit with two rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire, Staff Sgt. Gerald A. Wolford pressed on to lead his heavy machine gun section through a four-hour battle to secure three river crossings in Ah Samawah, Iraq.

  • 1st Infantry Division awards Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    The 1st Infantry Division commander, Maj. Gen. John R.S. Batiste, awarded the Silver Star medal, one of the highest military decorations for valor, to Staff Sgt. Raymond Bittinger.

  • Actions earn 1st Calvary Division Soldier Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    Pfc. Christopher Fernandez, of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, was awarded a Silver Star Medal for valor by the 1st Cavalry Division commanding general Aug. 13.

  • Beating 10:1 odds, Soldier earns Silver Star

    Oct 7, 2011

    In a fight, two against one is bad odds. Ten against one is a recipe for disaster. Yet those were the odds Sgt. Tommy Rieman and his squad faced and beat when they were ambushed by more than 50 anti-American insurgents near Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq last December.

  • 1AD lieutenant earns Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    Like many Soldiers honored as heroes, 1st Lt. Christopher Dean of V Corps' 1st Armored Division says he was just doing his job the day he earned a Silver Star for leading the rescue of a patrol ambushed in Baghdad.

  • Senior Soldier awarded Silver Star for actions in fierce fight

    Oct 17, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ron Riling said he's honored to be awarded the Silver Star, but he'd gladly give it back if it would bring back the 12 Marines who lost their lives in Rammadi, Iraq, April 6.

  • V Corps Tanker gets Silver Star for heroism in Iraq

    Oct 17, 2011

    Spc. Micheaux Sanders deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 fresh from Army basic training.

  • V Corps Lt. earns Silver Star for taking lead in Ba'qubah battle

    Oct 17, 2011

    After leading his platoon through a fierce onslaught, enemy fire pounding them from every direction, 1st Lt. Neil Prakash went back in for more.

  • First Reserve Soldier receives Silver Star for Iraq

    Oct 17, 2011

    As the 724th Transportation Company was welcomed home from Iraq Feb. 25, the first Army Reserve Soldier in the Global War on Terrorism received a Silver Star.

  • 1st Cav Soldier earns Silver Star in Fallujah

    Oct 14, 2011

    Injured by the flying fragments of an enemy grenade, a Soldier collected himself and noticed his buddies were down. He rushed to protect them, firing round after round at his attackers as bullets punced into the walls around him. If he and his friends were to live, there was nothing he could do but continue to fight alone and wait for reinforcements.

  • 1st BCT Soldier presented Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    A 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldier from the 4th Infantry Division was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom at a ceremony held at the 4th Inf. Div. headquarters May 5.

  • 1st Infantry Division Soldier receives three awards for heroism

    Oct 13, 2011

    A 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldier from the 1st Infantry Division was awarded the Silver Star, the Soldier's Medal and the Bronze Star with Valor this month for his actions on three separate occasions during Operation Iraqi Freedom at ceremonies held in Germany.

  • Female Soldier receives Silver Star in Iraq

    Oct 17, 2011

  • NCO awarded Silver Star for actions during ambush

    Oct 14, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Gary Villalobos of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment was awarded the Silver Star Medal Oct. 12 for his gallantry in combat while outnumbered by insurgents June 7 in Tal Afar, Iraq.

  • Army aviator receives Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    An Army aviator was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in a ceremony Oct. 1 in Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Soldier awarded Silver Star for heroism in Afghan battle

    Oct 17, 2011

    A Special Forces Soldier was awarded the Silver Star for heroism in a firefight while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom during early 2005.

  • Soldiers Travel Iraq's Dangerous Routes to Deliver Goods

    Feb 1, 2007

    Soldiers of the 15th "Wagonmasters" Sustainment Brigade. These soldiers travel Iraq's most dangerous routes when called upon to transport everything from sheetrock to tracked vehicles.

  • Fort Hood Medical Soldiers Awarded for Heroism

    Feb 1, 2007

    It was a busier day than normal at the Camp Aned Battalion Aid Station on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border when Maj. John Oh, a general surgeon attached to the 10th Mountain Division, found himself wondering if he would live to see another day.

  • Iraqis Learning to Take the Lead

    Feb 1, 2007

    US Soldiers remain proactive and conduct searches with the Iraqi army, getting weapons off the street. SPC Scott Pittillo reports from Gasaliya, Iraq, that while Iraqi soldiers have come a long way, there are still a few things to learn.

  • Casey: Army is Not Broken

    Feb 1, 2007

    The Army faces significant challenges in the years ahead, but it is still the world's preeminent land power and has not been overly strained by the war on terror, said Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • Commission Hears Testimony on Future of Guard's Top Post

    Feb 1, 2007

    The Commission on the National Guard and Reserves heard testimony here today from three top leaders concerning how best to empower the Guard through its top leadership position.

  • Cowboys of Afghanistan

    Feb 1, 2007

    Combined Joint Task Force 76 conducts a veterinarian civic action program in Panjshir, Afghanistan, Jan. 17.

  • Always Vigilant

    Feb 1, 2007

    Spc. Chris Jankowski, from Company B, 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, provides overwatch security of an Iraqi police station in Buhriz, Jan. 27.

  • Smoke of Battle

    Feb 1, 2007

    Sgt. Sean Milligan, from the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, fires on insurgents through the smoke and dust of a building in downtown Baghdad, Jan. 24.

  • Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey quote

    Feb 1, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey, before the Commission on National Guard and Reserves, Jan. 31.

  • Afghanistan Riggers / TX NG Returns

    Feb 1, 2007

    Rugged terrain no challenge for riggers in Afghanistan; Texas National Guard Soldiers return from Sinai Peacekeeping Mission.

  • MD National Guard Deploys to GITMO

    Feb 1, 2007

    Maryland National Guard deploys to Guantanamo Bay Cuba. Sergeant Michael Houk reports.

  • Referral Bonus Program a Win-Win for Soldiers, Army

    Feb 1, 2007

    The Army's Referral Bonus Pilot Program aEUR" which offers Soldiers and retirees $2,000 for referring future Soldiers aEUR" has achieved some notable successes, said Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

  • Little Caesars Pizza Offers Business Opportunity to Veterans

    Feb 1, 2007

    A former Soldier who lost both his legs in an Iraqi-roadside bomb explosion is beginning a new career today because his compelling spirit moved a stranger to give back to those who have served the nation.

  • Rugged Terrain No Challenge for Riggers

    Feb 1, 2007

    Parachute riggers are making outstanding contributions to America's war on terrorism in Afghanistan. That's the word from Sgt. Maj. Mary Brown, the top enlisted soldier at Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, Quartermaster Center and School.

  • Top Personnel Official: 'Jointness' Key to Future of Military Medicine

    Feb 1, 2007

    As the military health care system transforms its governance structure, the services must work together to sustain the high quality of care servicemembers and their families receive, a top Defense Department official said here yesterday.

  • Army Destroys Insurgent Stronghold in Diyala

    Feb 1, 2007

    The U.S. Army concluded a massive, nine-day assault Jan. 13, centered on a series of small villages in the Diyala province that for the past 18 months had been used as a safe haven for insurgents.

  • DoD Official: 'Surge' Won't Leave Troops Ill-Equipped, Unprotected

    Feb 1, 2007

    "We will not send Soldiers who are improperly protected. Every Soldier will get the Army standard for force protection," said Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes.

  • Training Center Transformation Ensures Combat-Ready Troops

    Feb 1, 2007

    The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., is where Soldiers are trained to fight terrorists and insurgents in the most realistic environment imaginable.

  • Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey quote

    Feb 1, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey, before the Commission on National Guard and Reserves, Jan. 31.

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