Archive: Mar 2007

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  • Rehab Center Caters to Technology-savvy Generation

    Mar 15, 2007

    With a one-of-a-kind virtual reality simulator and a sports program that could challenge even the most intense extreme sports fan, the Army's new physical rehabilitation center offers patients "therapy disguised as fun," said Col. John Shero, deputy chief of administration, Brooke Army Medical Center, at a March 8 facility tour.

  • Life-saving Turret Prototype Stems from Airman's Death

    Mar 15, 2007

    Less than 80 days after Airman 1st Class Leebernard Chavis was felled by a sniper's bullet near Baghdad, Airmen in Iraq were testing an improved turret that designers hope will offer service members better protection.

  • Rapid Equipping Force Partners with D.C. High School

    Mar 15, 2007

    Talking about mentorship and giving back to the community has always been fashionable discussion in military culture. The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va., is doing more than just talking.

  • Aberdeen Test Center Focuses on Warfighters While Advancing Innovations

    Mar 15, 2007

    As the Defense Department hurries to get the latest weapons systems and protective equipment to deployed troops, the Aberdeen Test Center here is operating at what its commander calls a "fast and furious rate" to ensure effectiveness and safety remain top priorities. The center, on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, is the most diverse of seven Department of Defense test facilities and is a critical partner in the Army's Rapid Fielding Initiative, said Col. John Rooney, center commander.

  • Coalition Servicemembers Reach Out to America via YouTube

    Mar 15, 2007

    Coalition military officials in Iraq are hoping to reach out to younger, broader audiences by posting clips of servicemembers in action on a popular video-sharing Web site.

  • Paratroopers Attend Afghan Cultural Awareness Class

    Mar 14, 2007

    While on deployment, an education center presents many learning opportunities to Soldiers. The services offered help servicemembers reach their goals of achieving degrees, it also assists them with their military mission. Task Force Fury paratroopers from the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, Task Force Fury, took a cultural awareness class while here in an effort to better understand the Afghan culture.

  • General Notes Downturn in Violence, Increased Confidence in Iraq

    Mar 14, 2007

    Violence is down in Iraq and Iraqis "are starting to see this growth and gaining new confidence," a coalition spokesman in Baghdad said today.

  • 'Afghanistan First' Program Shifts Focus to Training

    Mar 14, 2007

    Give an Afghan a job hauling bags of cement, he works for a day. Give an Afghan a job that offers on-the-job-training, and he works for the rest of his life. That is the general idea behind a shift in focus in the Afghanistan First program, a policy that gives incentives to Afghan companies and contractors in Afghanistan that use local Afghan labor to fulfill work contracts.

  • Personable Petraeus

    Mar 14, 2007

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, Multi-National Force aEUR" Iraq, visits Hit, Iraq. Although Petraeus is noted for his strategic thinking, he's also fond of mingling with Iraqi security forces and civilians, as well as U.S. and other coalition Soldiers.

  • Remembering the Fallen

    Mar 14, 2007

    Soldiers look at a display honoring fallen comrades from the 1st Armored Division, March 6, at Ray Barracks in Friedberg, Germany. The division returned from Iraq in February after a 14-month deployment.

  • Maj. Gen. William Caldwell quote

    Mar 14, 2007

    Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, coalition spokesman, to reporters in Baghdad March 14.

  • Officer Reflects on Her 30 Years of Service

    Mar 14, 2007

    As March is designated Women's History Month, a deployed female officer with the Army Reserve reflected on 30 years of personal experience regarding women in the Army. Lt. Col. Amy Blumenthal, a support operations plans officer for the 377th Theater Support Command, has experienced and witnessed changes both as an officer and enlisted Soldier. "I've learned and seen a lot," Blumenthal said. "My military experience has made me have more confidence in myself. I was a turtle in a shell, and now I'm out of the shell."

  • Senior Army Leaders to Outline Army Posture before Congress

    Mar 14, 2007

    Army senior leaders will testify before Congress starting March 13 regarding the posture of the U.S. Army.

  • SecArmy and Walter Reed Staff

    Mar 14, 2007

    Acting Sec Army talks to Walter Reed staff about obligation to work through controversy.

  • Laying Foundations

    Mar 14, 2007

    USACE conducts a civil affairs mission in Baghdad.

  • Army All-American Bowl Soldier Heroes 2007

    Mar 14, 2007

    The pictures featured here represent the more than 88 Soldiers honored at game-week festivities of the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The game, which brings together the nation's best high school football athletes, features a series of events that showcase the ideals of leadership, courage and strength that the elite athletes and Soldiers pictured here live by. The Soldiers represent Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve commands from 27 states across the country, and each Soldier has earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal or Purple Heart for service in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

  • Wounded Troops Become Citizens at Walter Reed Ceremony

    Mar 14, 2007

    Better job and educational opportunities or family reasons may have led them from the lands of their birth to the United States, but serving in the armed forces made it possible for four servicemembers to become citizens March 12. Three Soldiers and a Marine took the oath of citizenship in a naturalization ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center hosted by the Defense and Homeland Security departments.

  • Faces of the Long War

    Mar 14, 2007

    In the war on terror, Soldiers, coalition partners and civilians worldwide are doing their part to win what has been termed, the Long War.

  • Reconstruction Conference Offers Hope for Ramadi

    Mar 14, 2007

    A cooperation, a presence and a movement by the people - these are the things that have improved conditions in the Anbar providence so Ramadi could begin rebuilding, said U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. John Allen, deputy commander Multi-National Forces - West following a reconstruction and economic growth conference March 7 in Ramadi.

  • Coalition, Iraqi Forces Capture Anti-Iraqi Forces, Find Weapons Caches

    Mar 14, 2007

    Coalition and Iraqi security forces captured or killed dozens of suspected insurgents, and insurgents killed more than 20 civilians in several attacks over the past few days in Iraq, military officials reported.

  • Sheik Abdul Sattar quote

    Mar 14, 2007

    Sheik Abdul Sattar, March 7, at the Ramadi Reconstruction Conference, attended by leaders of the 3rd Infantry Division and Multinational Force-West. Sattar, who helped spark the Anbar Awakening Movement, advocates cooperation with coalition forces as the path to peace and prosperity in the region.

  • Schumacher Seeks First Win of 2007; Sampey, Brown Ready for Motorcycle Opener

    Mar 14, 2007

    Army NHRA pilots Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown will take to historic Gainesville Raceway this weekend for the 38th annual ACDelco Gatornationals. Schumacher, who pilots the Army Top Fuel dragster, will be looking to pocket his first victory of the still young 2007 season as Sampey and Brown, aboard their Army Suzukis, will attempt to kick off the Pro Stock Motorcycle campaign in solid fashion.

  • Great Flying Machine

    Mar 13, 2007

    An inside look at an Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer.

  • BAMC Invites Improvements to Better Serve Wounded Warriors

    Mar 13, 2007

    The investigation of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. has broadened into an investigation of the military health care system, particularly where it pertains to the quality of wounded warriors' outpatient care. Acting swiftly to find solutions to a bureaucratic system Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker has likened to "running in hip boots in a swamp," Army leaders have dispatched inspector teams to medical facilities throughout the Army to review in- and outpatient care facilities.

  • Soldiers brighten hospital walls

    Mar 13, 2007

    The walls of the pediatric rooms in Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's in-patient ward are full of colorful cartoon characters, hot air balloons and aquatic life because of the generosity of two talented Soldiers.

  • 1/34th BCT Surpasses $15 Million in Reenlistment Bonuses

    Mar 13, 2007

    A Minnesota Army National Guard unit surpassed $15 million in reenlistment bonuses awarded to Soldiers in the unit who have extended their military obligations since deploying here less than a year ago. More than 1,100 Soldiers in the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division have reenlisted since the unit arrived in Iraq last April, some of them even taking the oath within a few days of reaching their stopover in Kuwait the month before, according to Sgt. 1st Class John McCann, 1/34th's brigade retention NCO.

  • WWI Veteran / 1,000 Dollar Bonus

    Mar 13, 2007

    The last known combat veteran of WWI has died. Retired Army CPL Howard V. Ramsey died in his sleep just before his 109th birthday; 1,000 dollar check for the 1,000th GRAP enlistment.

  • Dredge New York

    Mar 13, 2007

    The Army Corps of Engineers is deepening the Port of New York to 50 feet, in a 1.6 billion dollar project. Mary Cochran reports.

  • Reinforcing Our Border

    Mar 13, 2007

    Spc. Israel Bryd, from the 258th Engineer Company, transports a steel pipe that will be used for a vehicle barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border near Ajo, Ariz.

  • Appointment in Samarra

    Mar 13, 2007

    UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters prepare to pick up Soldiers for an air assault mission near Samarra, Iraq, March 3.

  • Pushing the Training Envelope

    Mar 13, 2007

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division get some realistic pre-deployment battlefield training at Fort Stewart, Ga., March 3.

  • CID Warns 'Keylogging' Can Steal Thrift Savings Plan Funds

    Mar 13, 2007

    Soldiers, family members and Army civilians using their home computers to access Thrift Savings Plan accounts online can be vulnerable to having personal information stolen, according to a recent alert posted on TSP's Web site.

  • Soldiers, Combat Aircrews Engage Enemy

    Mar 13, 2007

    Joint combat environments don't just exist on the ground, but also exist in the sky above Iraq.

  • 'Money Wars' Support Wounded Warriors

    Mar 13, 2007

    The Wounded Warrior Project is $5,007.93 richer, thanks to Fort Leavenworth's TRADOC Analysis Center. During a ceremony Feb. 28 at TRAC Headquarters in McNair Hall, Ron Magee, director of TRAC-Fort Leavenworth, announced the results of the fund-raiser.

  • Army Neutralizes 1,623 Tons of Mustard Agent, Meets Requirements for Aberdeen Chemical Agent Disposa

    Mar 13, 2007

    The Army announced yesterday the completion of all requirements to close the Aberdeen Chemical Agent Disposal Facility. The command neutralized 1,623 tons of mustard agent, decontaminated and disposed of the steel containers used to hold the agent, and demolished buildings used during the disposal process.

  • Man's Best Friends Are Unsung Heroes

    Mar 13, 2007

    They may not carry firearms or communicate as humans do, but specialized search dogs are equipped and trained for battle in ways that make a Soldier's job more efficient and the streets of Iraq safer.

  • Midst of Battle

    Mar 13, 2007

    Sgts. Brandon Velasquez and John Eckert and Spc. Morgan provide fire support from a rooftop during a gunbattle in the Al Doura neighborhood of Baghdad March 5. The Soldiers are from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Wish Come True

    Mar 13, 2007

    Riley Woina, 14, of Plymouth, Conn., becomes one of the Army's newest Rangers during a graduation at Fort Benning this month. Col. Michael Linnington, U.S. Army Infantry School's assistant commandant awarded him the coveted Ranger tab. Woina, who has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, stood in the ranks with other Ranger students at Fort Benning with the help of the Ranger Training Brigade and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. As part of his wish, Woina spent a week training with Ranger students.

  • Operations in Baghdad Move Forward

    Mar 13, 2007

    Although recent operations to secure Baghdad are off to a good start, Americans must be patient in expecting progress, a senior coalition spokesman said in Baghdad today.

  • Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard quote

    Mar 13, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard, commander, Iraqi Assistance Group, to reporters in Baghdad March 11.

  • Army Inspector General Details Findings on Soldier Disability System

    Mar 12, 2007

  • Acting SecArmy Addresses WRAMC Staff

    Mar 12, 2007

    In his first public address as acting secretary of the Army, Pete Geren today addressed personnel of the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command and Walter Reed Army Medical Center at WRAMC.

  • Army Surgeon General to Retire

    Mar 12, 2007

    Yesterday, Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley, Army Surgeon General and commanding general of Army Medical Command, submitted his request to retire from the U.S. Army to Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren. Maj. Gen. Gale Pollock, current Deputy Surgeon General, assumed Kiley's duties until a successor is named.

  • SecArmy Geren at Walter Reed

    Mar 12, 2007

    Acting SecArmy Pete Geren gives a briefing at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Simulating Iraq

    Mar 12, 2007

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division get some realistic pre-deployment battlefield training at Fort Stewart, Ga., March 3.

  • Airborne Salad

    Mar 12, 2007

    Pfc. Sasha Sanders makes a salad during the Junior Chef of the Year competition March 6 at Fort Lee, Va. The competition is still going on this week.

  • Extended Tours in Korea / Tiger Woods Offers Admission

    Mar 12, 2007

    GEN B.B. Bell wants to replace one year tours in Korea with three year tours; Tiger Woods offers free admission for active duty to his golf tournament.

  • Gen. Cody Announces Changes at WRAMC

    Mar 12, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff General Richard Cody conducts media round table and announces a new position as part of the hospital restructuring and talks about Tiger Team of medical experts visiting hospitals at installations. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Army Inspector General Details Findings on Soldier Disability System

    Mar 12, 2007

    On 12 March, The U.S. Army Inspector General provided House and Senate Congressional committees a completed inspection report on the Army Physical Disability Evaluation System detailing findings of military medical and personnel policies, procedures and services for wounded and injured Soldiers.

  • Army Surgeon General Submits Retirement Request

    Mar 12, 2007

    On March 11 Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley, Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of Army Medical Command, submitted his request to retire from the U.S. Army to Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren. Maj. Gen. Gale Pollock, current Deputy Surgeon General, immediately assumed the Surgeon General's duties.

  • Soldiers Compete for Trimester Title

    Mar 12, 2007

    Soldiers from units under the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division competed Feb. 13 and 14 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, for the title of Soldier of the Trimester.

  • Military Culinarians Serve Up Their Best for Annual Army Competition

    Mar 12, 2007

    More than 150 military cooks are competing during the 32nd Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 4-16.

  • Iraqi Forces Control Three of Four Divisions in Northern Iraq

    Mar 12, 2007

    Three of the four Iraqi army divisions in the north are now under the control of the Iraqi Ground Forces Command, and U.S. troops are turning over more counterinsurgency operations to those units.

  • U.S. Strategic Command Refines, Fields New Capabilities

    Mar 12, 2007

    To adapt to the shifting national security environment, the U.S. Strategic Command is refining and fielding new capabilities.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody quote

    Mar 12, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody, March 9 at a news conference, during which he announced a number of steps the Army is taking to eliminate problems for wounded Soldiers and restore trust and credibility in the system.

  • Geren Assumes Duties as Acting Secretary of the Army

    Mar 9, 2007

    Mr. Pete Geren assumed his duties as Acting Secretary of the Army here today. The Secretary of Defense named Mr. Pete Geren as Acting Secretary of the Army March 2, 2007, following Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey's resignation.

  • Geren Assumes Duties as Acting Secretary of the Army

    Mar 9, 2007

  • DODEA Middle School Principal Meets With President Bush at White House

    Mar 9, 2007

    Dr. Ellen Minette Principal, Heidelberg Middle School, Heidelberg, Germany, met with President Bush March 6 at the White House. The President met with Dr. Minette and three other school principals as part of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) Administrator Awards Program.

  • Army Air Operations Continue in Support of Global War on Terrorism

    Mar 9, 2007

    The U.S. Army announced today that air operations continue without interruption supporting the commanders in both Iraq and Afghanistan to give Coalition Forces the tactical-air advantage in the Global War on Terrorism.

  • New Leaders, Wounded Warrior Transition Brigade to Steer WRAMC Changes

    Mar 9, 2007

    The Army's vice chief of staff announced yesterday that a new group of leaders aEUR" all combat veterans aEUR" will steer changes in inpatient and outpatient care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • GEN Petraeus / Tax Season

    Mar 9, 2007

    New Iraq commander GEN Petraeus speaks out; tax season winding down.

  • SecArmy Harvey Farewell

    Mar 9, 2007

    A farewell message from Dr. Francis Harvey, the 19th Secretary of the Army.

  • Securing Tahrir

    Mar 9, 2007

    Iraqi security forces and U.S. Soldiers with the Military Transition Team, embedded with 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division, attempt to eliminate IED manufacturing sites in Tahrir and to rid the town of al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists, Feb. 26.

  • Ohio Guard Attains 1,000th GRAP Enlistment, Becomes Top State in Total Recruits

    Mar 9, 2007

    Two Soldiers from the 237th Personnel Services Battalion helped mark a significant milestone March 3 in the Ohio Army National Guard's yearlong participation in the Guard Recruiting Assistance Program.

  • USNORTHCOM Takes Part in Annual DICE Exercise

    Mar 9, 2007

    As the military combatant command charged with defending the American homeland, one of U.S. Northern Command's missions is providing defense support of civil authorities, such as support to state and local first responders, as directed by the president or secretary of defense during a national emergency.

  • America's Last Known WWI Combat Veteran Laid to Rest

    Mar 9, 2007

    The echo of a 21-gun salute and bugler playing Taps seemingly marked the end of an era as a state and national treasure was laid to rest in Portland, Ore., March 2.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker quote

    Mar 9, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, March 8, to House Armed Services Committee members.

  • Walter Reed Briefing: GEN Cody

    Mar 9, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff, GEN Richard A. Cody gives a briefing on leadership personnel and policy changes at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Pet Wellness Day

    Mar 9, 2007

    Capt. Lane Hansen, a veterinary officer from the 1st Special Forces Group, and a Filipino Soldier inject vitamin B into a child's pet during a medical civic action program at Lambayong village Feb. 25.

  • Up and Over

    Mar 9, 2007

    Soldiers scramble for better positions during a rooftop gunbattle with insurgents in the Al Doura section of Baghdad, March 5. The Soldiers are from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Petraeus Decries 'Barbaric' Insurgent Attacks

    Mar 9, 2007

    Sensational attacks like the March 6 suicide bombing that killed more than 100 religious pilgrims in Karbala, Iraq, illustrate insurgents' lack of respect for human life, said the top U.S. military officer in Iraq.

  • Secretary Harvey Says Farewell

    Mar 9, 2007

    Outgoing Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey said farewell today to the organization he'd led since his November 2004 appointment by President Bush.

  • NFL Players Visit Victory Troops, Continue 12-day Trek of Middle East

    Mar 9, 2007

    Troops here packed the MWR facility commonly known as "Area 51" to meet some of their favorite NFL players March 6.

  • Army Names New Walter Reed Deputy Commanding General

    Mar 8, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody and Walter Reed Army Medical Center Commanding General Maj. Gen. Eric Schoomaker announced March 8 that Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker will become the new deputy commanding general of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Afoot in Khalis

    Mar 8, 2007

    Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division go on a foot patrol of Khalis, Iraq, Feb. 21.

  • Defense Secretary Talks to Belvoir Soldiers

    Mar 8, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told Soldiers that he would hold accountable those responsible for outpatient conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center when he spoke at an Enlisted Breakfast at Fort Belvoir's Community Club on March 1.

  • Contestants Vie for Title of Fort Sam's 'Biggest Loser'

    Mar 8, 2007

    They've been called overweight, obese, stocky and thick, but until now they've never been called losers.

  • SecArmy Farewell Message

    Mar 8, 2007

    SecArmy Francis Harvey gives a farewell message to the troops.

  • Afghan Legal Classes

    Mar 8, 2007

    The changes taking place in Afghanistan are being made with one goal in mind - establishing an Afghanistan that can stand on its own. Gail McCabe reports a key component to national independence is based on knowledge of the law.

  • Soldiers Provide Supplies for Women's Day

    Mar 8, 2007

    Bagram's Provincial Reconstruction Team visited Kapisa Province to deliver materials and supplies to the Department for Women's Affairs, March 5.

  • Spouses to Teachers Expands to Pacific

    Mar 8, 2007

    Military spouses living overseas and interested in a professional and portable teaching career now have additional assistance with the Spouses to Teachers program.

  • Public Invited to Soldier Show Auditions

    Mar 8, 2007

    The public is invited to attend live auditions for the 2007 U.S. Army Soldier Show March 11 at Fort Belvoir, Va.'s Wallace Theater.

  • Training Prepares Soldiers for Combat Casualty Care

    Mar 8, 2007

    A soldier in the front passenger seat of the Humvee screams, writhing in agony from an "injury" to his right leg caused by a roadside bomb. The driver of the vehicle struggles to reach him, crawling over equipment and leaning over the back of the injured soldier's seat, working to put a tourniquet on the wounded leg and save his life.

  • Outgoing Army Secretary Reflects on His Tenure

    Mar 8, 2007

    In his last official interview March 7, outgoing Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey reflected with pride on many facets of his 28-month tenure.

  • Petraeus: Iraq Security Plan Can Work, But Will Take Time

    Mar 8, 2007

    A new strategy that puts U.S. and Iraqi forces inside Baghdad neighborhoods to safeguard residents against insurgent and sectarian violence can work, but it'll take time to be fully implemented, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq said.

  • Frisbee Tutor

    Mar 8, 2007

    Spc. Amanda Alward plays with a child at the Talon-Talon orphanage in Zamboanga, Philippines, Feb. 28. U.S. Soldiers from the Joint Special Operations Task Force - Philippines and troops from the Philippines armed forces are sponsoring the orphanage.

  • Securing Our Border

    Mar 8, 2007

    Sgt. Alan Burke, Pvt. David Prater, Sgt. Chris McNinch and Spc. Walter Nichols, from the Michigan Army National Guard, undergo entry identification team training in Phoenix, Ariz., Feb. 21. The training teaches Soldiers the U.S. Customs and Borders Patrol procedures for observing the Arizona-Mexico border for illegal activity.

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates quote

    Mar 8, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, March 7, announcing his approval of Gen. David H. Petraeus' request to send 2,200 troops to Iraq, in addition to the 21,500 going as part of the surge.

  • Army Names New Walter Reed Deputy Commanding General

    Oct 14, 2011

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody and Walter Reed Army Medical Center Commanding General Maj. Gen. Eric Schoomaker announced March 8 that Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker will become the new deputy commanding general of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Taking Care of Our Wounded

    Mar 7, 2007

    Colonel Bryan Gambel, Commander, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, talks about the process wounded troops go through when they come from downrange to LRMC.

  • Doing Good on Haifa Street

    Mar 7, 2007

    Soldiers from Troop C, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division, go on a humanitarian mission Feb. 13 to one of the most dangerous thoroughfares of Baghdad, known as Haifa Street.

  • Memorial Death March Honors Veterans, Registration Deadline Nears

    Mar 7, 2007

    Thousands of Soldiers and civilians converge at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., each spring to share the common experiences of blisters, sore muscles and exhaustion, as they undertake the grueling Bataan Memorial Death March.

  • GEN Cody Testifies About Walter Reed

    Mar 7, 2007

    GEN Cody testifies on work being done to fix Walter Reed problems.

  • She Said Yes!

    Mar 7, 2007

    Spc.(P) Scott Probst, 501st Forward Support Battalion, places an engagement ring on the finger of his fiance, Sgt. Yustina Aguilera, upon his return from Iraq. Probst is one of the many Soldiers returning to Friedberg after a one-year rotation in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Probst and Aguilera meet in Baghdad duriing OIF I. where Probst was a member of the Quick Reaction Force guarding Aguilera's Forward Operating Base.

  • Exportable Training Capability

    Mar 7, 2007

    Exportable Training Capacity is providing training in areas other than traditional training sites. Gail McCabe reports from Fort Lewis, Washington.

  • Martin Aims to Expand on Las Vegas Record

    Mar 7, 2007

    If Mark Martin had a choice of tracks he would like to take his Nextel Cup points lead to, Las Vegas Motor Speedway would be high on the list.

  • Fort Benning to Host World Cup USA

    Mar 7, 2007

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will host the International Shooting Sport Federation Rifle and Pistol World Cup USA March 31 to April 7.

  • V Corps Aviators Train With Republic of Georgia Infantry

    Mar 7, 2007

    At first glance, they look like U.S. Soldiers. They wear combat uniforms and move just as swiftly as some of the U.S. Army's elite. But these AK-47 toting troops are from the Republic of Georgia, here to train alongside V Corps' 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers preparing for their upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • New Yorkers Enjoy Taste of Home in Texas

    Mar 7, 2007

    A handful of wounded warriors recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center here are getting a taste of home - minus the neck-wrenching skyscrapers and taxi-filled city streets.

  • Open Sesame

    Mar 7, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Trevor Warrior, from Company B, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, guides a Stryker vehicle as it removes the gate from a shop suspected of containing weapons during a cordon and search mission with Iraqi Soldiers in Rusafah.

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