Archive: Mar 2007

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  • Miles to Go

    Mar 23, 2007

    Sgt. Justin Walker provides security during a patrol of the Riyadh village in Iraq, March 8. Walker is from Company D, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Looking Relaxed

    Mar 23, 2007

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team jump during the opening ceremony for the 2007 Aerospace and Arizona Days air show at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz., March 17.

  • Retired Command Sgt. Maj. and Medal of Honor recipient Gary L. Littrell quote

    Mar 23, 2007

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. and Medal of Honor recipient Gary L. Littrell, March 22, referring to his visits with Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last two years. He likes to ask them if they know why they are serving and fighting.

  • Gates: Delayed Funding Will Hurt Army

    Mar 23, 2007

    A delay in approving the Defense Department's fiscal 2007 supplemental budget request will seriously damage the Army's readiness, possibly resulting in delayed training for units headed to Iraq and reduced funding for building and equipment repairs, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here yesterday.

  • Martin Excited for Smith in Nextel Cup Debut

    Mar 23, 2007

    Mark Martin cannot even recall the last time he didn't start a Nextel Cup race.

  • Retired Enlisted Vets Call Armed Forces Retirement Home 'Home'

    Mar 22, 2007

    There is a place where servicemembers from all of the nation's armed forces aEUR" many of whom have survived some of America's bloodiest battles aEUR" will always be welcome. These veterans are as young as 43 and as old as 101.

  • Red Cross Honors 'Hometown Heroes'

    Mar 22, 2007

    They come from many parts of the world aEUR" the former Czechoslovakia, Japan and the U.S., but they have a common nature aEUR" the desire to donate their time. As volunteers with the Red Cross here on Fort Jackson they have nearly 60 years of service at Moncrief Army Community Hospital (MACH) between them

  • Welcome to This Week in Army History

    Mar 22, 2007

    "Military History, accompanied by sound criticism, is indeed the true school of war." - General Antoine Henri Jomini.

  • DOD Honors Women's Achievements

    Mar 22, 2007

    The Defense Department observed Women's History Month and honored the women filling its ranks in a ceremony yesterday at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • New Baghdad Area Dining Facility Feeds 9,000 Per Meal

    Mar 22, 2007

    After months of construction and waiting, the largest dining facility on Iraq's Victory Base Complex opened to cheers and a flood of Soldiers and civilians March 20.

  • Book Memorializes Nisei Linguists' Contributions to WWII

    Mar 22, 2007

    An unusual group of Soldiers now has its story told in a book written by Dr. James C. McNaughton and published by the U.S. Army Center of Military History.

  • Alabama Declares May 1 'Silver Star Day'

    Mar 22, 2007

    May 1 will be "Silver Star Day" in Alabama, as Gov. Bob Riley signed a proclamation officially declaring the observance in a brief ceremony yesterday.

  • One Way to End A War

    Mar 22, 2007

    Wars end in many different ways. Limited wars often end with negotiated settlements. The American Civil War - involving such vital issues as preserving the Union, freeing the slaves, and struggling for Southern independence - could not be settled that way. It had to be fought to a military conclusion.

  • GEN Schoomaker Address

    Mar 22, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff, GEN Peter Schoomaker, addresses the state of the Army with US News and World Report.

  • History, Patriotism, Civic Duty - What Children Should Learn in School

    Mar 22, 2007

    What year did Abraham Lincoln sign the Emancipation Proclamation' What British document provided a framework for the United States' founding fathers while they penned the Declaration of Independence' In what document can the words "separation of church and state" be found'

  • Scooping the Rio del Hombre

    Mar 22, 2007

    Soldiers from the 228th Aviation Regiment, aboard a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, get some valuable firefighting training along the Rio del Hombre River, near Zambrano, Honduras, March 15.

  • Cabinets for Habitat

    Mar 22, 2007

    A group of Soldiers at Fort Belvoir, Virginia found a way to turn potential scrap into building material for an organization dedicated to providing homes for the homeless. Don Dees tells us how Cabinets for Habitats was born.

  • New Law Offers Alternative Sentencing for California Servicemembers with PTSD

    Mar 22, 2007

    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the country's first state alternative sentencing program in the nation for war on terror veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.

  • VA Reviews Facilities, Most Issues Involve 'Normal Wear and Tear'

    Mar 22, 2007

    aEUR" To ensure the 1,400 hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other facilities where veterans receive health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs are in top-notch physical condition, the Department's senior physician said a special review of all facilities concludes most deficiencies involve "normal wear and tear."

  • Army Reaches Public Through YouTube, Flickr, Del.icio.us

    Mar 22, 2007

    The Army has started sharing videos and photos of Soldiers in action around the world at popular content-sharing Web sites.

  • The Quicker Picker Upper

    Mar 22, 2007

    UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters land in Samarra, Iraq, to pick up Soldiers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, following an operation March 3.

  • They Shall Not Pass

    Mar 22, 2007

    Sgt. Ross Willey, from the Oregon Army National Guard, welds a railroad rail into place to create a vehicle barrier south of Sasabe, Ariz. The barrier will be used to prevent vehicles from illegally crossing the Arizona-Mexico border.

  • Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Mar 22, 2007

    Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, honoring the Army's top recruiters in a Pentagon ceremony March 20.

  • AMC showcases technologies, capabilities at AUSA winter meeting

    Mar 21, 2007

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command will showcase key initiatives and equipment supporting Warfighters in the Global War on Terrorism at the Association of the U.S. Army Winter Symposium March 7 through 9 in the Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  • New Leadership, Programs to Improve Medical Facilities, Processes

    Mar 21, 2007

    More than 5,600 Soldiers from operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom have received world-class in-patient treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., but many have had a different experience with outpatient care.

  • First Army's 189th Infantry Brigade Trains Provincial Construction Teams for Afghanistan

    Mar 21, 2007

    Stabilizing, securing, reconstructing and developing Afghanistan so it can sustain itself as a self-functioning democracy is the mission of the Provincial Reconstruction Team.

  • USAREUR Units Participate in Juniper Cobra 2007

    Mar 21, 2007

    Nearly five hundred Soldiers, Sailors and Airman from the United States' European Command and the Israeli Defense Forces recently took part in a 10 day training exercise geared to hone their skills in joint missile defense tactics against a wide variety of aerial threats, to include missiles carrying nuclear and chemical weapons.

  • SOF Adventure Van Gives Fans a View of Special Operations

    Mar 21, 2007

    While most of the attention of the race fans at the NASCAR Nextel Kobalt Tools 500 was focused on the Special Operation Forces demonstration team, there was another group of SOF Soldiers working at the track.

  • Center for the Intrepid / Captain Career News

    Mar 21, 2007

    State of the art healing is taking place in San Antonio, TX at the Center for the Intrepid; Captain Career News updates.

  • NY Harbor Deepening Project

    Mar 21, 2007

    The Port of New York and New Jersey is the largest on the East coast. The USACE is deepening the port to a depth of 50 feet and restoring a national park. Mary Cochran reports.

  • Enemy Contact

    Mar 21, 2007

    Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division and Iraqi security forces from 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division encounter insurgents in Buhriz.

  • USJFCOM Signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Alion

    Mar 21, 2007

    U.S. Joint Forces Command signed a cooperative research and development agreement with Alion Science and Technology Corporation to improve joint interoperability for modeling and simulation tools.

  • Support Soldiers Bring Hot Chow to Outpost

    Mar 21, 2007

    As the Mustang Battalion's Legionnaires found their way out of Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah and moved up to Forward Operating Base Hope near Sadr City, they knew that relocating meant no more hot meals.

  • U.S., Iraqis Continue Flow of Troops to Baghdad

    Mar 21, 2007

    More Iraqi army units have deployed into Baghdad as part of Operation Law and Order, while an American aviation unit's deployment to the Iraqi capital city has been sped up.

  • The Long March

    Mar 21, 2007

    Paratroopers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division patrol the Ghorak Valley of Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan during Operation Achilles, March 6.

  • A Frisky Sheep

    Mar 21, 2007

    New York National Guard veterinarian Lt. Col. John F. Lopinto administers de-worming medication while Staff Sgt. Kellie Lonnemann and a local resident struggle to hold down the sheep during a veterinary civil assistance program in Kisno Polje, Kosovo, March 19.

  • Gen. Bantz J. Craddock quote

    Mar 21, 2007

    Gen. Bantz J. Craddock, commander, U.S. European Command, before the House Armed Services Committee last week, testifying he's concerned he might not have enough troops to work effectively with partner nations and wage war, if necessary, in his area of responsibility, due to missions elsewhere.

  • All-Army Women Prevail in Military March Madness

    Mar 21, 2007

    Sgt. Evevetta Crawford averaged 20.2 points in six games to help the All-Army team win the 2007 Armed Forces Women's Basketball Championship March 12-17 at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.

  • test commanders quote for amc

    Mar 20, 2007

    General Benjamin Griffin, Commanding General AMC

  • Fire Mission

    Mar 20, 2007

    Artillerymen from Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division participate in a live-fire exercise at Forward Operating Base McHenry, Iraq.

  • Madigan Showcases Care

    Mar 20, 2007

    Quality care for Soldiers is Team Lewis' most important task, and one that is not taken lightly. That was the message expressed to members of the local and nat-ional media who attended a press conference at Madigan Army Medical Center and toured the MAMC medical hold and medical holdover barracks March 7.

  • Geren Honors 'Best of the Best' Recruiters, Career Counselors

    Mar 20, 2007

    In a Pentagon ceremony this morning Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren honored six noncommissioned officers he called "the best of the best."

  • Unusual Circumstances Don't Ruffle Smith for Cup Debut

    Mar 20, 2007

    It's a scenario that Regan Smith never imagined he would be faced with when making his Nextel Cup debut.

  • Army Recognizes Nisei Linguists with Capitol Hill Tribute

    Mar 20, 2007

    The Army is co-hosting a Capitol Hill tribute to the Nisei linguists of World War II as part of the public release of a new history on Japanese-Americans in the Military Intelligence Service. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) is officiating the recognition ceremony March 20 at 4:00 p.m. in a special ceremony at the Russell Senate Office Building, Room 418. The U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, the U.S. Army and the Japanese-American Veterans Association are co-sponsors.

  • Chemical Officer Breaks Cultural Barriers in Kuwait

    Mar 20, 2007

    Most deployed Soldiers wake up in a tent and go to work in a fortified compound surrounded by other Americans and a familiar culture.

  • Admiral Fallon and CENTCOM / Outpatient Hotline

    Mar 20, 2007

    Admiral Fallon assumes command of CENTCOM; 1-800 number available for outpatient issues.

  • Alwaiya Children's Hospital

    Mar 20, 2007

    Package of the Alwaiya Childrens Hospital and the reconstruction project managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. It is one of five hospital renovations in Baghdad. Produced by Troy Rolan.

  • New USFK Marriage Regulation Protects Servicemembers

    Mar 20, 2007

    Servicemembers stationed in the Republic of Korea who want to marry a non-U.S. citizen will now have to take a few extra steps to make it down the aisle.

  • First Massive Ordnance Penetrator Explosive Test Successful

    Mar 20, 2007

    he Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) successfully conducted the first explosive test of the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) conventional weapon concept yesterday at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The test consisted of a statically emplaced conventional weapon within a DTRA test tunnel. "This demonstration of the bomb's capability to defeat tunnels was a significant step in the development of this innovative concept," said Robert Hastie, Ph.D., MOP program manager.

  • Corsair Troopers Fire Unfamiliar Weapons Systems

    Mar 20, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Tonya Johnson had never fired a Mark-19 grenade machine gun aEUR" until March 17.

  • Maintenance Rids Aircraft of 'Battle Damage'

    Mar 20, 2007

    Upon completing a combat mission, an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, returns home. The pilots complete a thorough, post-flight inspection when they discover a small hole and some peeled back metal with jagged edges in the stabilator, the tail wing of the aircraft aEUR" evidence of a bullet hole. It is apparent that the aircraft has sustained battle damage.

  • Iraqi Army Seizes 20 Trucks of Black Market Oil

    Mar 20, 2007

    Iraqi army soldiers seized a convoy of 20 illegal fuel trucks carrying crude oil in the Qayarrah region, south of Mosul, Feb. 20.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier Grows Stronger Through Adversity

    Mar 20, 2007

    A Fort Jackson first sergeant has seen and experienced many different things in his nearly 20-year Army career as airborne, air assault, Ranger and pathfinder, but he never imagined that he would literally have to learn to "see" again.

  • Maj. Gen. Ronald Silverman quote

    Mar 20, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Ronald Silverman, commander of the 3rd Task Force Medical Command, March 19, at the opening of a new level III trauma hospital, the first such facility in Anbar Province, Iraq, where 40 percent of U.S. casualties occur.

  • Paratroopers, Iraqi Police Provide Medical Aid in Sadr City

    Mar 20, 2007

    Despite Sadr City's reputation as a bastion of anti-American sentiment, once people entered the treatment rooms there were no politics aEUR" just mothers and fathers seeking help for their sick children.

  • Iams, Mighty Dog Products Recalled

    Mar 20, 2007

    Commissaries worldwide have been directed to remove from their shelves certain cat and dog food products listed in a recall by Menu Foods Inc., based on a Food and Drug Administration warning issued March 17.

  • Field Artillery Fires New Modular Artillery Charge System on Taji

    Mar 19, 2007

    While many artillerymen get the opportunity to fire artillery pieces only in training, Soldiers from the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment's Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, have already fired more than 1,100 rounds in real-world missions to engage enemy targets in support of combat operations in theater.

  • Soldiers Never Leave Their Fallen

    Mar 19, 2007

    Soldiers and other personnel from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command travel from their headquarters at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, to Xekong Province, Laos, in February to search for the remains of servicemembers killed in action during the Vietnam War. The team includes anthropologists, medics and explosive ordnance disposal experts.

  • 'Muse of Fire' Gives Eyewitness Accounts of War

    Mar 19, 2007

    "Muse of Fire," a film that debuted here Wednesday night, uses American troops' eyewitness accounts and private journals to bring to life the tragedy, pain, horror, death and even the hope and optimism of war.

  • Patchwork Quilt Drop Zone

    Mar 19, 2007

    Soldiers from the 5th Quartermaster Detachment (Aerial Delivery), along with Airmen from the 786th Security Forces Squadron, jump over southwestern Germany March 7.

  • Gunbattle in Diyala

    Mar 19, 2007

    Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division conduct their first mission March 14 in Buhriz, located in the volatile province of Diyala, Iraq.

  • Common Core Course to be Requirement for Captains' Career Courses

    Mar 19, 2007

    The Captain's Career Common Core Course will become required for graduation from all branch Captain's Career Courses beginning June 1.

  • USARAK's Phone Operators Exceed Job Requirements

    Mar 19, 2007

    There's a lot of power behind the number zero. Just ask the nine operators with the 59th Signal Battalion and Directorate of Information Management.

  • DA Civilians Referral Bonus / Skydiving

    Mar 19, 2007

    DA Civilians now eligible for 2,000 dollar Referral Bonus Program; 101st Airborne amputee on Screaming Eagles parachute demonstration team.

  • Army Dominates Armed Forces Boxing

    Mar 19, 2007

    Thirty-one Boxers representing four branches of the military stepped into the ring looking for a berth at the US Nationals and Olympic trials. Army Sergeant Scott Malone reports Soldier captured 10 of the 13 titles as the Army team dominated the 2007 Armed Forces Boxing Championships in San Antonio.

  • Flags Make Way From Iraq to America's Front Yards

    Mar 19, 2007

    Since paratroopers of the 73rd Cavalry Regiment's 1st Squadron set foot in Iraq, they've raised and lowered a new flag every hour on the hour. Each flag has then become available to purchase through the unit's Family Readiness Group.

  • Soldiers Add, Replace Armor on Vehicles

    Mar 19, 2007

    In a place that feels as hot as the sun, one unit is turning up the heat to ensure the safety of soldiers on the road.

  • Schumacher Hooks Year's First Win

    Mar 19, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, won his first race of the 2007 season here Sunday in the ACDelco Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

  • Martin Closes Out 621-Race Streak with Top-10 Finish in Atlanta

    Mar 19, 2007

    Mark Martin closed out the fifth-longest consecutive race streak in NASCAR Cup history with a 10th-place finish in Sunday's Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Martin's 621 consecutive race streak began Feb. 14, 1988, at the Daytona 500.

  • Covering Their Buddies

    Mar 19, 2007

    Sgt. Karl King and Pfc. David Valenzuela lay down cover fire while their squad maneuvers down a street from behind the cover of a Stryker combat vehicle to engage gunmen who fired on their convoy in Al Doura, Iraq, March 7. The Soldiers are from Company C, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Perimeter Security

    Mar 19, 2007

    A Soldier from Company D, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment provides security during a meeting with the district subgovernor in Sabari, Afghanistan, March 6.

  • Iraq Security Plan Working

    Mar 19, 2007

    Moving coalition forces out of big forward operating bases and into smaller community-based combat outposts as part of the Baghdad Security Plan has reduced violence.

  • Fort Bliss Chefs Named Installation Champs in Army Culinary Competition

    Mar 19, 2007

    It will be a competition blissfully remembered by the Texas-based team of chefs who earned Installation of the Year Award at the 2007 U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., March 16. It is the first in the competition's 32-year history that Fort Bliss has won the top award.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Mar 19, 2007

    Gen. David H. Petraeus to his troops in Iraq, March 15.

  • 4 Star Battle Chefs

    Mar 19, 2007

    Soldiers and other servicemembers compete in the 32nd annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, held in March at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Army Announces Wounded Soldier Hotline

    Mar 18, 2007

    The Army will open the phone Monday on its new Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline, providing wounded and injured Soldiers and their family members with another way to resolve medical issues.

  • Army Launches Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline: 1-800-984-8523

    Mar 18, 2007

    At the direction of the Acting Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff, Army, the Army will open March 19 its newly created Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline. The purpose of the hotline's call center is twofold: to offer wounded and injured Soldiers and family members a way to seek help to resolve medical issues and to provide an information channel of Soldier medically related issues directly to senior Army leadership so they can improve how Army serves the medical needs of our Soldiers and their families.

  • Referral Bonus Extended to Army Civilians

    Mar 16, 2007

    aEUR" The Army has expanded its $2K Referral Bonus program to include civilian employees, making it possible for them to earn $2,000 while helping the Army boost enlistments.

  • Fallon Takes Reins of Central Command

    Mar 16, 2007

    For the first time since the United States created a combatant command with responsibility for the Middle East, Northern Africa and Southwest and Central Asia, a naval officer took over the helm of U.S. Central Command here today. Adm. William J. Fallon, a naval aviator with almost 40 years of service, assumed duties as commander of CENTCOM from Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, who is retiring after leading CENTCOM for more than three years.

  • $2,000 Army recruiting-referral bonus expanded to Army Civilians

    Mar 16, 2007

    Effective March 15, the Referral Bonus Program is expanded to include Department of the Army Civilians. This recruiting incentive currently pays Soldiers and Army retirees $2,000 for referring applicants who enlist in the Regular Component of the Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard; complete basic training; and graduate advanced individual training.

  • Holdover 'Home' Helps Healing

    Mar 16, 2007

    Chief Warrant Officer Timothy Voss suffered a back injury and was medically evacuated from Balad Air Base, Iraq a month ago. The Missouri reservist's current home is the 649th Area Support Group medical holdover facility here.

  • Medical Center Revamp / Veteran Citizenship

    Mar 16, 2007

    Army medical centers invite fixes to aid wounded warriors; wounded troops become citizens at Walter Reed.

  • USACE Sewer and Water

    Mar 16, 2007

    The Army Engineer Corps helps to revitalize the sewer and water infrastructure in Doura, Iraq. Julie Cupernall Reports.

  • Military Targets Terrorism in North Africa

    Mar 16, 2007

    The United States is keeping a watchful eye on developments in North Africa to ensure terrorists don't gain a foothold there.

  • Resting a Spell

    Mar 16, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Pearce sits beside an Iraqi boy during a visit to a sheik's house in Riyahd, March 8. Pearce is from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Where's the Lollypop'

    Mar 16, 2007

    1st Lt. Arnelle Lewis, a nurse from the Virgin Islands Army National Guard, takes a Guatemalan boy's temperature during a medical readiness training exercise in Santa Cruz Balanya, Guatemala, on March 10.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody quote

    Mar 16, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody, at a House of Representatives subcommittee hearing March 13, regarding force needs dictated by the war, that compel the Army to transfer equipment from non-deployed elements to units preparing to deploy.

  • Petraeus Troops the Lines

    Mar 16, 2007

    Gen. David H. Petraeus began his efforts to troop the lines throughout Iraq over the last month. Here, he is reviewing the conditions at Zafaraniyah Market in northeast Baghdad after increases in security were implemented. In mid-February this same market was devastated by two car bombs that killed more than 50 civilians. Today the market is thriving due to Iraqi and coalition efforts.

  • Virtual Javelin

    Mar 15, 2007

    The Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command has developed a Javelin virtual training system at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • Veterans Affairs Invites Feedback on Services, Launches Web Site

    Mar 15, 2007

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson, head of the new interagency task force examining the processes for combat veterans seeking services and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies, announced the creation of a dedicated Web page to solicit input on the ease of accessing federal services.

  • Keylogging Risks / Army NASCAR Wins Challenge

    Mar 15, 2007

    TSP alert against criminals using keylogging to steal personal account information; Army NASCAR Pit crew wins 4th straight Checkers Rally Double Drive Thru Challenge.

  • Amputee Pursues Skydiving Dream

    Mar 15, 2007

    When Spc. Max Ramsey boarded a C-130 at Campbell Army Airfield last week, it wasn't the first time he packed a parachute onto an airplane. He's been skydiving more than 350 times since 2001.

  • Contractors Drive the Nightly Supply Run in Iraq

    Mar 15, 2007

    Soldiers of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Corps (Expeditionary) travel the roads of Iraq nightly as part of the vital logistics train in support of all coalition forces within the Multi-National Division-Baghdad area. And, running the gauntlet alongside them are their civilian drivers. Contracted employees, crewing specially designed trucks, make convoy runs to support the 15th SB's mission of supplying and sustaining the 25,000-plus combat troops currently on the ground in the MND-B area.

  • Sadr City Joint Security Station

    Mar 15, 2007

    Package of Paratroopers working with Iraqi Security Forces to establish the Sadr City Joint Security Station. Produced by Staff Sgt. Randy Randolph.

  • Stolen Wallet Recovered After 22 Years

    Mar 15, 2007

    In what could be a scene out of "Cold Case," a retired Fort Jackson nurse has her wallet back aEUR" 22 years after reporting it stolen.

  • Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Gas Chamber - 'My Biggest Memory from Basic Combat Training'

    Mar 15, 2007

    Many Soldiers will say their most vivid memory of Basic Combat Training was the moment they pulled off their protective mask and felt the sting of reality in the gas chamber. Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment recently got their turn in Fort Jackson's Nuclear, Biological, Chemical chamber. On a rainy day in their third week of BCT, they completed the NBC training.

  • ACS, School Officials Help Parents Moving With Children

    Mar 15, 2007

    "Home is where the Army sends you" is a familiar phrase among Army families. A permanent change of station can be tough for many reasons, but PCSing with children produces many other challenges.

  • ABC News Reporter Shares 'First Team' Story with World

    Mar 15, 2007

    Martha Raddatz, senior White House correspondent for ABC News, visited the Clear Creek Post Exchange March 10 to sign copies of her latest book "Long Road Home," based on the 1st Cavalry Division's battle in Sadr City in April 2004, which claimed the lives of eight Soldiers and wounded more than 60 others.

  • Combat Readiness Center Leader Stresses Safety to Soldiers in Iraq

    Mar 15, 2007

    Safety: a word echoed through the ranks of the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. But, why'

  • Riggers Keep Soldiers off Road, Out of Harm's Way

    Mar 15, 2007

    With most American deaths in Iraq attributed to roadside bombs, coalition troops here are taking steps to counter the threat of IEDs.

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