Archive: Apr 2007

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  • Snipers in Afghanistan Receive New Weapon

    Apr 23, 2007

    Soldiers from Task Force Fury are the first in a combat zone to receive a new sniper rifle, the XM110 semi-automatic sniper system.

  • Army Driver Moves from 11th to 10th in Nextel Cup Points

    Apr 23, 2007

    Despite problems Mr. Mark Martin encountered in his Car of Tomorrow debut Saturday night, the savvy U.S. Army driver still managed to pull off a respectable 12th-place finish at Phoenix International Raceway.

  • DAY THREE DIARY, ARMY BEST RANGER COMPETITION

    Apr 22, 2007

    Day Three Diary, Army Best Ranger Competition

  • Best Two-Man Ranger Team In the Army

    Apr 22, 2007

    Army announces winners of the 2007 Best Ranger Competition.

  • Break Time

    Apr 21, 2007

    A competitor takes a break from the greuling, 60-hour Army Best Ranger Competition.

  • DAY TWO DIARY, ARMY BEST RANGER COMPETITION

    Apr 21, 2007

    Day Two Diary of the Army's Best Ranger Competition.

  • 2007 Best Ranger Competition Preview

    Apr 20, 2007

    From Fort Benning Georgia, a preview of the 2007 Best Ranger Competition.

  • WEBCAST - 2007 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 20, 2007

    DVIDS video webcast of 2007 Best Ranger Competition coverage.

  • DAY ONE DIARY, ARMY BEST RANGER

    Apr 20, 2007

    Day one diary, Army Best Ranger Competition

  • The Adventures of Doggy Grek

    Apr 20, 2007

    Military working dog Grek and his handler, Staff Sgt. Kevin Reese, search for al Qaeda insurgents, known to be nearby in Buhriz, Iraq, April 10. Staff Sgt. Reese and Grek are from 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Iraqi Soldiers are joining in the house-to-house search as well.

  • Training in the Sunshine State

    Apr 20, 2007

    Soldiers from the 67th Armored Regiment, 4th Infantry Division and other servicemembers from the United States and Canada participate in Exercise Atlantic Strike V at the air-ground training complex in Avon Park, Fla.

  • Acting Secretary of the Army Testifies before the Senate on Veterans' Care

    Apr 20, 2007

    Summary of planned remarks given by Acting Secretary of the Army testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Care.

  • Statement Before the Senate Armed Services and the Senate Veterans Affairs Committees

    Apr 20, 2007

    Record statement given by Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren before the U.S. Senate Armed Services and the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committees.

  • Not Just Another Sporting Event, Best Ranger Competition is Training For Combat

    Apr 20, 2007

    Best Ranger commentary by Col. Greg Hager of the Ranger Training Brigade.

  • Infantry School Command Sergeant Major Tackles Ranger Competition With Son

    Apr 20, 2007

    The most curious partnership in this year's Best Ranger Competition may be Command Sgt. Maj. Doug Greenway and his son, Staff Sgt. Brandon Greenway.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Apr 20, 2007

  • Army Earth Day

    Apr 20, 2007

    Sustaining the Environment for a Secure Future - Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. Each year, the US Army celebrates Earth Day at approximately 200 major commands, installations and organizations in the continental United States and around the world.

  • Deployment Compensation

    Apr 20, 2007

    DoD compensates Soldiers for long deployments with money and Administrative Absence.

  • Purple Hearts at WRAMC

    Apr 20, 2007

    Wounded Warriors receive their Purple Heart awards during a ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Crystal Park reports.

  • Securing Iraq: A Pivotal Moment in Time

    Apr 20, 2007

    Soldiers Radio and Television takes an in-depth look at the military efforts to secure Iraq.

  • X-band Antenna Reset Supports Army, Marines, Air Force in Southwest Asia

    Apr 20, 2007

    Antenna Systems Branch technicians here have Reset and upgraded 28 Lightweight High Gain X-Band antennas for the Army, Marines and Air Force. The ASaEUR"4429 LHGXA is a mobile large aperture tactical antenna. It consists of a 16-foot reflector mounted on a trailer and operates with X-band satellites and AN/TSC-85D and 93D satellite terminals to provide data, voice and Internet communications.

  • Jungle Gym

    Apr 20, 2007

    Capt. Jesse Stewart does pull-ups at a patrol base in As Sadah, Iraq, April 6. Capt. Stewart is the commander of Troop C, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment (Airborne Recon), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

  • General Details U.S. Military Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Apr 20, 2007

    The recent security crackdown in Baghdad has not pushed violence into other parts of Iraq, despite various "high-profile attacks" that might indicate the opposite, a senior U.S. military officer said.

  • She Seems in a Bit of a Hurry

    Apr 20, 2007

    Pfc. Gabriella Ravensborg, from the 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, runs for cover during an exercise at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 11.

  • Israel Idonije quote

    Apr 20, 2007

    Israel Idonije, a defensive end with the Chicago Bears, visiting Soldiers in Iraq, April 16.

  • Father Son Team Eager To Compete

    Apr 19, 2007

    Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Douglas Greenway and his son Staff Sgt. Brandon Greenway perpare for the 2007 Best Ranger Competition.

  • Army Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 19, 2007

    Rangers prepare for upcoming Best Ranger Competition, 20-24 April 2007.

  • Afghanistan Briefing

    Apr 19, 2007

    Brigadier General Joseph Votel, Deputy Commanding General for Operations for Combined JTF-82, and Deputy Commanding General, 82nd Airborne Division, discusses ongoing security and stability operations in Afghanistan.

  • Iraq Media Availability

    Apr 19, 2007

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Multi-National Force-Iraq Commanding General David Petraeus speak with reporters in Iraq.

  • First Father-Son Best Ranger Team

    Apr 19, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Greenway and Staff Sgt. Brandon Greenway will be the first father-son team to enter the Best Ranger Competition.

  • Fort Campbell Advice Columnist Captures Nation's Interest

    Apr 19, 2007

    The Fort Campbell Courier's advice columnist, Ms. Vicki, has jumped into the spotlight, garnering attention from newspapers and television stations nationwide.

  • Tour Gives Educators Insight Into Army Medical Careers

    Apr 19, 2007

    Twenty-seven military and civilian educators and organization presidents from throughout the nation converged at Fort Sam Houston April 15 through 18 for the first-ever Army Medical Specialist Corps Educators Tour.

  • 2007 Best Ranger Promo Video

    Apr 19, 2007

    A link package for the 2007 Best Ranger promotional video.

  • V Corps Soldier Puts Medical Training to Quick Use on Crash Victims

    Apr 19, 2007

    After a tough week of training for the Army's Expert Field Medical Badge, Spc. Mary Salinas-Cantu of V Corps' 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, was looking forward to the weekend. Little did she know how soon she would put the training to use.

  • 2011 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 19, 2007

    The 2011 Best Ranger Competition 28th anniversary of this grueling three-day athletic competition. It features the best athletes in the world; our Army Rangers!

  • Army Wrestlers Win Champs / March2Success

    Apr 19, 2007

    All-Army Wrestlers Win Greco-Roman National Championship; Students, Educators Rave Over March2Success Program.

  • Air Re-Supply Drop

    Apr 19, 2007

    Package of the 13th Sustainment Command teaming up with the Air Force to deliver supplies by air to troops on the ground. Produced by Spc. Bryan Tull.

  • Soldiers Prepare for Battle

    Apr 19, 2007

    Soldiers from various commands in U.S. Army, Europe get some valuable training in Friedberg, Germany, April 4.

  • Army Releases New OPSEC Regulation

    Apr 19, 2007

    Changes to the Army's operations security regulation address accountability, new technology and the inclusion of all Army personnel in OPSEC practices.

  • Enlisted Spouses Share Issues with Army's Senior Spouse

    Apr 19, 2007

    The Army's senior spouse met with some of Fort Jackson's enlisted spouses during a forum Tuesday at the Post Conference Room.

  • Chief of Staff Shares Vision, Gets Feedback

    Apr 19, 2007

    The Army's top-ranking officer paid a visit to Fort Jackson on Tuesday to tour the installation a week after taking over the Army's top uniformed position.

  • New Behavioral Health Website Offers Answers

    Apr 19, 2007

    What exactly is a Post-Deployment Health Reassessment' Where can I get help for my spouse who is having nightmares about experiences in combat' My buddy said he's thinking about committing suicide, what should I do'

  • All-Army Female Wrestlers Shine at U.S. National Championships

    Apr 19, 2007

    First Lt. Leigh Jaynes won the women's 130-pound freestyle title to lead three female Soldiers competing in the 2007 U.S. National Wrestling Championships April 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  • Engineers Complete Reconstruction Projects

    Apr 19, 2007

    Because the concept of kindergarten is a new one to Kurdish parents, enrollment in the Batel Kindergarten is just now filling up - a year after it opened its doors.

  • Coalition, Afghan Forces Counter Taliban Offensive

    Apr 19, 2007

    Coalition and Afghan National Army operations have blunted the Taliban spring offensive in eastern Afghanistan, Brig. Gen. Joseph Votel said.

  • Coalition Helps Iraq Secure Rule of Law

    Apr 19, 2007

    Coalition efforts are underway to help the Iraqis in the important business of building their nation's rule of law, said Maj. Gen. William Caldwell.

  • A Hit With the Kids

    Apr 19, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Ed Franco plays with local refugee children in Dar Ul Aman, Kabul, Afghanistan, April 8, during a volunteer community outreach program. He and fellow Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division are distributing clothes, shoes and toys donated by U.S. citizens.

  • Scoping Out the Situation

    Apr 19, 2007

    A Special Forces Soldier looks for another target during a firefight April 10 in the Sangin District of Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.

  • Staff Sgt. Mario Medina quote

    Apr 19, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Mario Medina, referring to giving 110 percent effort to being the best trained Soldier possible. He was named "Top Medic in the Army" on April 16.

  • DOD Unveils Compensation Program for Frequent Deployments

    Apr 19, 2007

    The Defense Department yesterday unveiled a program that will reward administrative leave to servicemembers whose service in combat does not meet the department's goal for the time at home-station between deployments.

  • Volunteers to enhance skills at Europe-wide conference

    Apr 19, 2007

  • Army Restricts Spending While Waiting for Congressional Approval

    Apr 19, 2007

    Due to budget shortfalls, the Army announced April 16 that spending restrictions will be enforced while waiting for Congress to pass an emergency supplemental for funding requirements associated with the war on terror.

  • Paratroopers Search Zaghiniyat

    Apr 18, 2007

    Soldiers from Troop C, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division search for insurgent in Zaghiniyat, Iraq, March 29.

  • Best Ranger Starts Friday / Camp A.R.M.Y.

    Apr 18, 2007

    Best Ranger competition starts Friday at Ft. Benning, GA; Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge offers summer adventures to kids with deployed parents.

  • National Guard Honor Guard Competition

    Apr 18, 2007

    National Guard Soldiers compete in the National Honor Guard Competition held in Reno, Nevada.

  • Soldiers Provide Medical Care for Vietnamese People

    Apr 18, 2007

    Soldiers partner with civilians to provide healthcare and other humanitarian assistance for the people of Hue, Vietnam.

  • Army Scientists Hot On the Trail of a Monster Glacier

    Apr 18, 2007

    Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America, is advancing on the Alaskan town of Yukatat. Flooding and loss of the local fishing industry might result. The Army Corps of Engineers is closely monitoring the situation in an attempt to better understand the problem and prevent a catastrophe.

  • No Keys, No Problem

    Apr 18, 2007

    Cpl. Benjamin Meyer, a combat engineer with Company A, 325th Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, uses a power saw to cut away storefront locks during an early morning raid on a suspected sniper position in the Adhamiyah section of Baghdad April 3.

  • A '5' On Richter Scale

    Apr 18, 2007

    An Afghan National Army Soldier shakes a fighting position with his rocket propelled grenade launcher April 10, during a firefight with extremists in the Sangin District of Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.

  • Capt. Andrew Heymann quote

    Apr 18, 2007

    Army Capt. Andrew Heymann, who organized the "Boston Marathon in Iraq" on April 16. He was describing the conditions of the race, eerily similar to those in Boston on that day, minus the dust.

  • NFL Athletes Boost Soldiers' Morale in Iraq

    Apr 18, 2007

    Instead of an outer tactical vest they don shoulder pads. Instead of combat boots, they slide on cleats, and instead of an army combat uniform top, they wear team jerseys.

  • Logistics units, activities recognized

    Apr 18, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany aEUR" Twenty-six awards were handed out during ceremonies held April 17 for U.S. Army, Europe and Installation Management Command-Europe maintenance and supply units.

  • All-Army Wrestlers Win Greco-Roman National Championship

    Apr 18, 2007

    Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler Sgt. Glenn Garrison led the All-Army Team to its fifth Greco-Roman national crown in the past seven years at the U.S. National Wrestling Championships April 6-7.

  • Policy Change Boosts G.I. Bill Eligibility for Some Guard, Reserve Members

    Apr 18, 2007

    A recent Defense Department policy change widens the eligibility window for some reserve-component troops who want to use their Montgomery G.I. Bill education benefits, a senior DoD official said here yesterday.

  • Students, Educators Rave Over March2Success Program

    Apr 17, 2007

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command is helping prospective recruits and other students improve their test-taking strategies and math, science and English skills though March2Success, a free Web-based program.

  • East Baghdad Patrol

    Apr 17, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, patrol east Baghdad, in search of terrorists and their weapons.

  • MEDRETEN

    Apr 17, 2007

    This Army Medical Department poster fosters the "ONE TEAM" motto Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

  • Gen. Petraeus Letter / Army Anesthesia Ranking

    Apr 17, 2007

    Gen. David Petraeus issues letter to families of Soldiers affected by the deployment extension; Army anesthesia program ranked second in nation.

  • Betty Humphrey Visits Camp Humphrey

    Apr 17, 2007

    Betty Humphrey visits Camp Humphreys, S. Korea, which is named for her late husband CWO Ben Humphreys who died 45 years ago in a helicopter crash near the camp. During her visit she also attended a ceremony during which the camp was renamed Garrision Humphreys. SrA Liku Dziubyna reports.

  • AMC Home Page

    Apr 17, 2007

    AMC Links

  • 4th Inf. Div. Association Here to Provide for Family, Friends of Ivy Division - Both Past, Present

    Apr 17, 2007

    Soldiers, past and present, have a solid organization right under their wings prepared to serve families, friends, and members of the 4th Infantry Division community.

  • Soldiers Break From Combat at Freedom Rest

    Apr 17, 2007

    Rest and relaxation is a luxury to Soldiers on the battlefield, where the fears of being hit by IEDs or losing a buddy in combat haunt Soldiers daily. The recent extension of tours to 15 months makes active-duty Soldiers need a break that much more.

  • AMEDD Retention

    Apr 17, 2007

    This U.S. Army Medical Department poster entitled "AMEDD Retention" was created to foster the ONE TEAM motto embraced by the AMEDD Carl R. Darnall Army Medcial Center.

  • Battlemind

    Apr 17, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston discusses the preparation of equipment and keeping gear serviceable and combat-ready. Through Battlemind Training, Soldiers can use skills to keep their mind combat-ready too.

  • Army Corps of Engineers Working to Protect New Orleans from the Next Hurricane

    Apr 17, 2007

    Special pumps are an integral part of the new Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction System that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is building in New Orleans to protect the city from another Katrina.

  • Soldiers Battle for 'Top Army Medic' Title

    Apr 17, 2007

    In a grueling competition April 13-16 at Camp Bullis and Fort Sam Houston, Texas, medics from throughout the Army met to see who is best.

  • Helping a Fellow Soldier

    Apr 17, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Alec Rubenstein gets treated by Spc. Kon Im for a metal fragment lodged in his foot during a cordon and search for weapons caches and insurgents in Old Baqubah, Iraq, April 2. The Soldiers are from 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Riders On the Storm

    Apr 17, 2007

    Soldiers prepare for an approaching sandstorm en route to a raid of a suspected insurgent hideout in Sharqat, Iraq, April 3. The Soldiers are from Company A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment.

  • Mr. Barry Caraway quote

    Apr 17, 2007

    Mr. Barry Caraway, a biker and organizer of "Hearts to Heroes" motorcycle ride supporting the Soldiers, April 14, in Arizona.

  • Funding Needs Prompt Army Spending Constraints

    Apr 16, 2007

    The Army remains determined to do whatever necessary to execute its mission: defending the nation and prosecuting the war on terror while ensuring uninterrupted support to the Families of our deployed Soldiers. With the Fiscal Year 2007 emergency supplemental for funding operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror, still under congressional review, the Army will slow spending and the Department of Defense will move funds from other accounts to the Army, Army officials announced April 16.

  • Army Strong - - Celebrating 400 Years of Service

    Apr 16, 2007

    "400 Years, and Army Strong!"

  • Hardy Mountain Men

    Apr 16, 2007

    Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division climb the mountains of eastern Afghanistan near the village of Aybat on April 15, to eliminate the extremists and establish links of trust and friendship with the local population.

  • The Nazis Surrender

    Apr 16, 2007

    "The crusade on which we embarked in the early summer of nineteen forty-four has reached its glorious conclusion." General Dwight D. Eisenhower.

  • Military Hero of the Game-Tampa Bay Lightning

    Apr 16, 2007

    LTC James Botters and his family were honored at a recent Tampa Bay Lightning Game for his support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Shades of Green Salutes Veterans

    Apr 16, 2007

    Shades of Green, an Armed Forces Recreation Center on Walt Disney World, is offering military veterans with less than 20 years of service an opportunity to vacation on the resort this September as part of a "Salute to our Veterans" program.

  • 'No' Means 'No,' Protect Yourself from Sexual Assault

    Apr 16, 2007

    The following is a commentary by Ms. Elaine Wilson, who writes for the Fort Sam Houston Public Information Office.

  • Gen. Casey Visits WRAMC

    Apr 16, 2007

    Gen. Casey visits WRAMC to present Soldiers with awards and says medical care and is a top priority and comments on improvements by leadership.

  • Officials Discuss Executive Agency for UAVs

    Apr 16, 2007

    Air Force officials invited Defense representatives to the Pentagon April 13 to discuss the Air Force's proposal to assume executive agent responsibilities for medium- and high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles. The proposal was put forward March 5 in a memorandum to senior Defense officials from Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley.

  • Iraq Aviation Safety

    Apr 16, 2007

    The role of aviators in the war in Iraq is becoming even more critical, as IEDs and suicide bombers take their toll on civilians and Soldiers.

  • PEO STRI Expands Support to Soldiers

    Apr 16, 2007

    Mr. Claude M. Bolton, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, recently granted Dr. James T. Blake the Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) authority for simulation, training and instrumentation programs. As the program executive officer for the Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), Blake oversees a $2 billion budget and manages more than $6.7 billion in contracts.

  • Stryker Battalion Restores Market Security

    Apr 16, 2007

    Coalition forces launched an operation April 2 to clear and secure the market area in Baqubah, Iraq, in order to reestablish the city's economic center.

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Shows Their Appreciation

    Apr 16, 2007

    On Friday, April 13, the legendary southern-rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd took some time to show their appreciation to some very special people. Two honored guests and a handful of Soldiers along with their spouses spent some time with the band for pictures and autographs prior to Skynyrd taking the stage of the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Fla.

  • Honoring the Fallen

    Apr 16, 2007

    Honor guard Soldiers remember the nation's prisoners of war and missing in action during a ceremony at the 50th annual Oklahoma National Guard Leadership Conference and Military Ball in Tulsa, Okla., March 31.

  • DOD Clarifies Reserve-Component Mobilization Policy

    Apr 16, 2007

    National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers will mobilize and deploy for only one year, despite a new policy that active Soldiers will deploy for 15-month tours, according to the Defense Department.

  • Corps Commander Highlights Progress in Iraq

    Apr 16, 2007

    With more than half of the U.S. surge troops in Baghdad, there has been steady progress in the Baghdad security plan, a top U.S. commander in Iraq said.

  • Army Top Fuel Driver Takes First-Round Loss

    Apr 16, 2007

    For the second straight race, U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher lost in the first round of eliminations here Sunday in the SummitRacing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

  • She Must Have Said 'Yes'

    Apr 16, 2007

    Spc. Scott Probst, from the 501st Forward Support Battalion, presents an engagement ring to his fiance, Sgt. Yustina Aguilera, in Friedberg, Germany, upon his return from Iraq. Spc. Probst and Sgt. Aguilera first met in Baghdad several years ago.

  • Precision Teamwork

    Apr 16, 2007

    The pit crew services Mark Martin's 01 Army Chevrolet during the closing laps of the Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway April 15. Thanks to their exceptional performance, Mr. Martin was able to gain several spots on pit road during the race, ultimately finishing in third place. Mr. Martin's strong finish vaults the Army back into the top 12 in the chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup.

  • Sgt. Maj. Katrina Easley quote

    Apr 16, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. Katrina Easley, branch chief for uniform policy at Army G-1, April 16, referring to the Army's change in policy that allows more Soldiers to wear the combat patch.

  • Letter From Gen. Petraeus to Families of Deployed Soldiers

    Apr 16, 2007

    The following is a letter to Families of Soldiers serving in Multinational Force-Iraq from Gen. David H Petraeus, MNF-I commander.

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