Archive: Apr 2007

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  • BOSS program puts Soldiers in charge

    Apr 16, 2007

    LIVORNO, Italy aEUR" A week of studying budgeting, advertising, marketing, and the difference between appropriated and nonappropriated funds is not your average training for young Soldiers.

  • Army Driver Continues Impressive Start, Finishes Third in Texas

    Apr 16, 2007

    The Mark Martin 2007 story got even more interesting following his impressive third-place finish in Sunday's Samsung 500 Nextel Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • Combat Patches Authorized at Lower Echelons

    Apr 16, 2007

    The Army has changed its policy on the wear of combat patches as a result of the way Soldiers and their units now deploy.

  • Soldier, wife prevail despite obstacles

    Apr 16, 2007

    Sgt. Jeffrey Cahoon, Co. B, 702nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, and his wife Bernadette were married in Korea 13 months ago, before United States Forces Korea introduced a new marriage regulation, Regulation 600-240. The new regulation sets a step-by-step guideline for Soldiers intending to marry non-U.S. citizens in Korea. They said they endured much stress that could have been relieved had the regulation been in place at that time.

  • 2ID boasts award-winning TKD team

    Apr 16, 2007

    Founded in 2000, the 2nd Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Taekwondo team is headed by Taekwondo Grandmaster Kim, Mun Ok. The team performs at many official 2ID events for both Soldiers and civilians in Korea.

  • Joint patrols offer safety for Soldiers during off-time

    Apr 16, 2007

    In a recent effort to ensure off-duty Soldiers remain safe outside of Camp Casey, Korea, the 2nd Infantry Division provost marshal, Lt. Col. David Kelly, spearheaded a program to create joint American military police and Korean national police patrols.

  • Fort Sill's 2-5 FA has a blast with 1-15 FA

    Apr 16, 2007

    Fort Sill's 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment came to Korea to conduct training on their Paladin Howitzers as part of Operation Foal Eagle in March and early April. They were supported by the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment while at St. Barbara Training Area.

  • Fort Irwin Soldiers take part in Foal Eagle

    Apr 16, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 11th Cavalry Regiment stationed at Fort Irwin traveled to Korea in March to participate in Operation Foal Eagle. The Soldiers conducted various types of exercises, including live fires with their Bradley Fighting Vehicles, while at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex.

  • Fires Bde. holds sexual assault prevention rally

    Apr 16, 2007

    The Department of Defense is officially recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In an effort to educate Soldiers in the 2nd Infantry Division about sexual assault prevention, Soldiers from 210th Fires Brigade held a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention rally outside of Camp Casey, Korea April 7.

  • ARNORTH Prepares for Hurricane Season

    Apr 13, 2007

    U.S. Army North wrapped up a three-day Rehearsal of Concept exercise here today in preparation of this year's hurricane season.

  • Deployment Extensions Briefing

    Apr 13, 2007

    U.S. Army senior operations leaders discuss the details of the active-duty troop extensions for Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

  • Deployment Plan / Recruitment Bonus

    Apr 13, 2007

    Secretary Gates lays out the new deployment plan, of 15 months deployed and 12 months at home, at a Pentagon press briefing; NG Soldier sets record for highest recruitment bonus received at 94,000 dollars.

  • New Horizons DENTRETE

    Apr 13, 2007

    New Horizons DENTRETE exercise in Central America.

  • Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations to Speed Up Fielding New Capabilities

    Apr 13, 2007

    U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) will begin to use Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTDs) instead of Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations (ACTDs) to prepare possible new capabilities for the warfighter.

  • DOD Educator Honored

    Apr 13, 2007

    Mr. Richard R. Alix, principal of Naples Elementary School in Naples, Italy, has been selected as the Department of Defense Education Activity's nominee to the 2007 National Distinguished Principals Program.

  • Terrain Team Ensures Roads are Mapped Out

    Apr 13, 2007

    Most offices have them, but trailer six in the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s compound here, holds a very large one.

  • New Pentagon Channel 'Recon' Shares Stories of Conspicuous Courage

    Apr 13, 2007

    It was supposed to be a routine security patrol in Mosul, Iraq, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, 2005. Army Pfc. Stephen Sanford and his fellow soldiers of the Company C, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, planned to arrest suspected insurgents, take them back to the detention center and "relax, stretch out a bit." Instead, squad members would find themselves in an intense firefight.

  • Army Chief of Staff Visits Walter Reed

    Apr 13, 2007

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center to discuss wounded Soldier care and to award the Purple Heart to three Soldiers wounded in Iraq.

  • Lt. Col. Charles Stein quote

    Apr 13, 2007

    Retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Stein, a Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran, speaking at a Days of Remembrance ceremony April 10 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Mr. Stein escaped to the United States but his parents were killed in 1942 at the Chelmno death camp in Poland.

  • Protecting U.S. Ambassador

    Apr 13, 2007

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division provide security for Mr. Ryan Crocker, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, at a market in the Al Doura neighborhood of Baghdad, April 5.

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Calls for Immediate Fix to Disability Process

    Apr 13, 2007

    Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England yesterday called for a new policy that moves wounded troops from Iraq and Afghanistan to the front of the line in the disability rating process while system-wide fixes to the disability and health care systems are put in place.

  • Guard Leaders Urge Solid Funding to Close Equipment, Training Gaps

    Apr 13, 2007

    The National Guard force is second to none in terms of the quality of its people, but severe equipment shortfalls are keeping it from being fully ready, the chief of the National Guard Bureau told Congress.

  • Army Deployment Change Helps Sustain Plus-Up

    Apr 13, 2007

    The Army will be able to sustain 20 combat brigades in Iraq for at least a year, officials said during a news conference yesterday.

  • IMCOM-Europe develops online calendar to assist PCS moves

    Apr 13, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany aEUR" The Installation Management Command-Europe has created a new online calendar to help Soldiers, civilian employees and families leaving the region this summer.

  • Soldiers break longest Gimbab world record

    Apr 12, 2007

    Soldiers with 19th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), 501st Sustainment Brigade and their family members had a chance to experience the 8th Uljin Snow Crab Festival in Hupo Harbor, Uljingun, April 6 to 8.

  • Two Soldiers Share Army Story With American Public

    Apr 12, 2007

    Two Soldiers have been selected to tell the Army's story to the American public through the Defense Department's "Why We Serve" public outreach program.

  • BCT Reception and Integration: Pilot in-Processing Tested

    Apr 12, 2007

    A Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training battalion recently tested a new way of doing business by fast-tracking incoming Soldiers through in-processing.

  • CID Seeks Soldiers to Become Special Agents

    Apr 12, 2007

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is seeking qualified Soldiers to become criminal investigators.

  • New Soldier Sees Realities of War

    Apr 12, 2007

    Sweat and dirt streak down Pvt. Eric Rundquist's face as he rides within the dusty confines of a Bradley fighting vehicle. A muffled thud suddenly shakes the 40-ton personnel carrier, and passengers rush to check on each other.

  • Mr. Geren Testifies before Senate April 12 on Veterans' Care

    Apr 12, 2007

    Acting Secretary of the Army Mr. Pete Geren testified April 12 before the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on the disability rating system and transition of veteransAca,!a,,c medical care from the Department of Defense to the Department of Veteran Affairs. His testimony also addressed outpatient care for Soldiers at Army hospitals.

  • Revised Lunch Program / Congress Report

    Apr 12, 2007

    DODs Free and Reduced School Lunch Program has been revised; Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren has submitted a new Army Medical Report to Congress and the DOD.

  • Iraq Assistance Group

    Apr 12, 2007

    The Iraq Assistance Group is the primary coalition agency tasked with getting transition teams where they are needed. Gail McCabe speaks with the I-A-G Commanding General.

  • V Corps Pilot Earns 'Aviator of the Year' Title

    Apr 12, 2007

    On a routine air-assault mission in Afghanistan, six aircraft from what is now V Corps' 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and members of the Canadian Special Forces were ordered to perform a raid on a high-value target. As the first aircraft, a CH-47 Chinook, started downward to insert the Canadian soldiers, a rocket-propelled grenade struck its side, engulfing the big twin-rotor helicopter in flames.

  • Holocaust Survivor Recalls Dark Time in History

    Apr 12, 2007

    Retired Lt. Col. Charles Stein, a Holocaust survivor and World War II veteran, shared the tragic events that changed the course of his life nearly 70 years ago during a Days of Remembrance ceremony here April 10.

  • Sparks Flying

    Apr 12, 2007

    Cpl. Benjamin Meyer of Steven's Point, Wis., 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 suspected sniper positions in Baghdad's Adhamiyah district.

  • Army Anesthesia Program Ranked Second in Nation

    Apr 12, 2007

    An Army Medical Department Center and School program was ranked second in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report magazine in this year's edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," which hit the stands in early April.

  • Sec. Gates Extends Army Tours in Iraq to 15 Months

    Apr 12, 2007

    All Soldiers in the U.S. Central Command area of operations will serve 15-month tours in the region beginning immediately, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced yesterday.

  • Iraq Briefing: Maj. Gen. William Caldwell

    Apr 12, 2007

    Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman Major General William Caldwell speaks with reporters in Iraq.

  • Summer adventures await children of deployed parents

    Apr 12, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, GermanyaEUR" Children of deployed Soldiers in Europe have until May 4 to apply for summer camps that range from manning a sailing ship to exploring a German coastal island.

  • Gen. Casey Speaks to the Army Family

    Apr 11, 2007

    I am proud of the courage, competence, and commitment of our Soldiers and civilians both to the ideals that made this country great and to making a difference in our world. You epitomize what is best about America.

  • U.S., Egyptian Soldiers Look Ahead to Counterinsurgency Training

    Apr 11, 2007

    Members of the New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division hosted military peers from Europe and the Middle East as planners, laying the foundation for the New York National Guard's deployment back to the Middle East later this year.

  • Army of One

    Apr 11, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Jose Vargas joined 58 Sailors and Marines in taking the oath of citizenship, administered by U.S. Federal District Judge Thomas J. Whelan April 4, in San Diego. The ceremony was held aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7).

  • Honoring Fallen Comrades

    Apr 11, 2007

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division form up to honor fallen servicemembers at Kirkuk Regional Air Base/Forward Operating Base Warrior, Iraq, April 7.

  • Master Sgt. Kittie Messman quote

    Apr 11, 2007

    Retired Army Master Sgt. Kittie Messman, Values project manager in the Army G-1's office, April 9, referring to the new posters going up in Army installations worldwide.

  • Minnesota National Guard Improves Roadways

    Apr 11, 2007

    Minnesota Army National Guard Soldiers and Iraqi citizens of Al Batha recently restored 15 kilometers of Al Batha city streets in southern Iraq.

  • Cav Brings Support to Soldiers at BAMC

    Apr 11, 2007

    Soldiers who are injured downrange need many things for a successful recovery. One of those necessities is encouragement and support and the 1st Cavalry Division family is dedicated to making sure there is no shortage of that.

  • Army Arts and Crafts Contest Open to MWR Patrons

    Apr 11, 2007

    The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command's Arts and Crafts program is calling for entries for the 2007 Army Arts and Crafts Contest.

  • TRADOC Soldier Cruises with Cooking Oil

    Apr 11, 2007

    Drooling over a tricked-out truck isn't unusual for many American males.

  • Registration Open for Camp A.R.M.Y. Challenge in Europe

    Apr 11, 2007

    Children of deployed Soldiers in Europe have until May 4 to apply for summer camps with activities that range from manning a sailing ship to exploring a German coastal island.

  • Army Welcomes New Chief of Staff

    Apr 11, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr. became the 36th chief of staff of the Army on April 10, assuming the position from Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker.

  • Huachuca Center to be Home of Human-Intel Training

    Apr 11, 2007

    The Department of Defense is establishing a home for human intelligence at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The center will answer a need for developing and exploiting intelligence from human sources.

  • Afghans, Coalition Have Forces Needed to Deal With Taliban

    Apr 11, 2007

    Taliban capabilities have gotten more robust, but so have the capabilities of the Afghan National Army and police to deal with them, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said today.

  • Garrison 'konnects' with kids during parents' deployments

    Apr 11, 2007

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany aEUR" A new Army Community Services program at the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern is designed to help children who have deployed parents.

  • 'Biggest Losers' Shape Up, Slim Down

    Apr 11, 2007

    Ms. Olivia Mendoza is learning a new math these days. She's discovered that she can burn about 140 calories for every 10 minutes of high-intensity aerobics. By her calculations, she can then eat a 60 calorie chocolate rice cake, workout and still be ahead by 80 calories.

  • Situational Awareness

    Apr 11, 2007

    Spc. Jessie Jones and Iraqi security forces scan the rooftops while conducting a cordon and search operation in the Monsaur area of east Baghdad April 4. Spc. Jones is with 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Stop!

    Apr 11, 2007

    A Soldier from 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) teaches tactical hand signals to Nigerian Soldiers from the 322nd Parachute Regiment during exercise Flintlock 2007 in Maradi, Niger, April 4. The closed-fist signal means "stop."

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr. quote

    Apr 11, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., April 10, during his Army chief of staff change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Myer, Va., April 10.

  • Soldiers, Airmen Mentor Afghan Medical Instructors

    Apr 11, 2007

    A team of five highly-skilled Air Force and Army medics mentor Afghan National Army instructors at the Combat Medic School in Kabul. Their mission is to guide the ANA instructors into leading the Combat Medic Course, which was recently extended to eight weeks. As instructors, they serve as mentors and help promote the growth and professionalism of the ANA's road to self-sufficiency.

  • Improving the Joint National Training Capability

    Apr 11, 2007

    The director of U.S. Joint Forces Command's Joint National Training Capability details the capability's status and how it's improving by conducting analysis of service and combatant command training environments as well as adding new training site connectivity.

  • April 10, 2007 - Gen. Peter Schoomaker, Chief of Staff of the Army, Change of Responsibility to Gene

    Apr 11, 2007

    Transcript of remarks given at the ceremony for General Peter Schoomaker, Chief of Staff of the Army's change of responsibility to General George Casey, Jr.

  • General Pershing Creates an American Expeditionary Force

    Apr 11, 2007

    "When you're finished changing, you're finished"<br/>- Benjamin Franklin.

  • Top Army Civilian Provides Update on Army Medical Actions

    Apr 10, 2007

    Today, April 10, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top civilian leader, Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, provided a written update to members of Congress and the Department of Defense on the status of corrective actions taken at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and throughout the Army medical system.

  • General George Casey Discusses New Army Chief of Staff Role

    Apr 10, 2007

    The following are remarks by General George Casey upon assumption of his duties as the new Army Chief of Staff during the April 10, 2007, Change of Responsibility at Fort Myer, Va.:

  • CSA Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Apr 10, 2007

    GEN Schoomaker passes on Chief of Staff duties to GEN Casey.

  • CSA Transition Ceremony

    Apr 10, 2007

    Transition Ceremony at Fort Myer for as outgoing CSA GEN Peter Schoomaker passes responsibilities of the Army to incoming CSA GEN George Casey.

  • Gen. George W. Casey Jr. Becomes Army Chief of Staff

    Apr 10, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr. today became the 36th chief of staff of the Army, assuming the position from Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker. Casey was the first commander of the Multi-National Force-Iraq, a coalition of more than 30 countries, until February. He had served as Schoomaker's vice chief of staff before deploying to Iraq in 2003 to assume command of the coalition.

  • Fort Jackson 2007 NCO, Soldier of the Year Named

    Apr 10, 2007

    A musician with the 282nd Army "Victory" Band and a chaplain's assistant were named Fort Jackson's 2007 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, respectively.

  • Combat Training in Germany

    Apr 10, 2007

    Soldiers from the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment and 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, along with Polish Soldiers, train for combat at the Hohenfels Training Area in Germany.

  • Soldiers Participate in Opening Day Ceremonies

    Apr 10, 2007

    Soldiers from Third Army/U.S. Army Central at Fort McPherson, Ga., joined servicemembers from all branches to participate in the opening day ceremony for the Atlanta Braves April 6 at Turner Field. The Soldiers held the 300 foot long flag during the national anthem, which was performed by country artist Tracy Byrd, and received a standing ovation from the crowd. The cermony also included a F-22 Raptor fly-over and a special appearance by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. The Soldiers received autographs from the Braves players and was treated to free tickets to watch the game.

  • Schoomaker Passes Duties to Casey

    Apr 10, 2007

    GEN Schoomaker passes on Chief of Staff duties to GEN Casey. He releases his final message on Army.mil.

  • SAPR Program Pt. 2

    Apr 10, 2007

    The Army observes Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Part 2.

  • Change of Command Brings About Role Reversal for Commanding Couple

    Apr 10, 2007

    Capt. Ken S. Murray, of Baton Rouge, La., handed over the reigns of Co. C to his wife, Capt. Teresa D. Murray of West Palm Beach, Fla., in front of the Troop Medical Clinic the company recently built.

  • Training for War in Korea

    Apr 10, 2007

    Soldiers from a variety of units in South Korea are training alongside other servicemembers from the U.S. and Korea, as part of Foal Eagle 2007, which started in March and is continuing.

  • Army's First Standard Humvee Egress Trainer Prepares Soldiers for Rollovers

    Apr 10, 2007

    The Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) fielded the first standardized Army HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer (HEAT) to Fort Carson, Colo. April 3. An Operational Needs Statement from the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) prompted PEO STRI to rapidly produce and field the training device to Soldiers at home and in theatre.

  • 'Commo' Team Wires Spartan Brigade for Success

    Apr 10, 2007

    Information is as crucial to the Operation Enduring Freedom battlefield as rifles, artillery and mortars, and it grows more important by the day. The weapons by which this unique "ammo" is fired are computers, high-tech radio equipment and tracking devices.

  • Army Improves Combat Vehicle Crewman Coverall

    Apr 10, 2007

    The Army has developed an improved one-piece uniform for mounted soldiers with enhanced fire resistance and durability, as well as providing better fit and function, all of which will aid against the effects of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

  • Tankers Talk Shop, Try Out Weapon Systems

    Apr 10, 2007

    Soldiers from Dagger Troop, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, attached to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, took the time recently to get to know their Iraqi Army counterparts.

  • Haven't I Seen You Before'

    Apr 10, 2007

    Master Sgt. John Conner, an infantryman with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, eats dinner with his son, Pfc. Jeremy Conner, an infantryman with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Forward Operating Base Marez, Iraq, April 1.

  • Make Way!

    Apr 10, 2007

    Sgt. Dallas Chambless, a 3rd Infantry Division Soldier who suffered a spinal cord injury two days after returning home from his second deployment to Iraq, prepares to take a run down Snowmass Mountain during the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., April 6.

  • Cpl. Shane Parsons quote

    Apr 10, 2007

    Cpl. Shane Parsons, a 4th Infantry Division Soldier who lost both legs and suffered a traumatic brain injury in Ramadi, Iraq, as he shimmies up the rock-climbing wall at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village, Colo., April 6.

  • Small Change Makes Big Impact

    Apr 10, 2007

    Three Tobyhanna electronics mechanics' suggestion to replace a diode in a sensor will save the Army about $150,000 a year. The suggestion also earned the men a $3,939.99 cash award. In a twist of terminology, instead of discarding a $3,356 basic sight assembly scanner when the Zero Azimuth Position Sensor broke, Tim Kime, David Voorhees and Andy Martino proposed, via the command's suggestion program, to reclassify the ZAPS from a component to a part, thereby authorizing them to repair the broken sensor. The ZAPS is used in the basic sight assembly scanner of the Bradley fighting vehicle.

  • Stuttgart Housing Office takes two Army awards

    Apr 10, 2007

    STUTTGART, Germany - The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Housing Office recently earned two service-level awards.

  • Commitment Extends Beyond RSOI

    Apr 9, 2007

    19th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) met with 50th Homeland Reserve Division Headquarters in Daegu for the first time to participate in friendly activities including a game of soccer, tug-of-war and dinner.

  • Walter Reed Now

    Apr 9, 2007

  • ANP Assists Coalition in Bomb Defusing Operation

    Apr 9, 2007

    Afghan National Police assisted the 13th Psychological Operations Battalion during a bomb defusing operation in Charikar yesterday. ANP officers maintained security and handed out humanitarian aid to more than 70 villagers at an evacuation site while explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the airfield rendered safe a 500-pound Soviet bomb that fell on a village almost 20 years ago.

  • Guard Units Alerted for Iraq Rotations

    Apr 9, 2007

    Army officials confirmed today that four National Guard brigade combat teams aEUR" totaling more than 12,000 Soldiers aEUR" have been alerted for deployment to Iraq. The first BCT will deploy in December, and the remaining three in 2008. The troop movement is part of routine unit replacements, and is not associated with the current plus-up of forces in Iraq.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention Month

    Apr 9, 2007

    The Army observes Sexual Assault Prevention Month.

  • Sailors train for detainee ops mission

    Apr 9, 2007

    Task Force Outlaw Soldiers are training several hundred Navy Sailors at Fort Bliss. The Sailors are scheduled to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan where they will maintain custody and control of detainees.

  • SAPR Program Pt. 1

    Apr 9, 2007

    Army observes Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Part 1.

  • Army Values Posters Get a Makeover

    Apr 9, 2007

    New Army Values posters are going up in offices and barracks world-wide. The original Army Values posters were first published nine years ago. "This update is important because the Army Values posters serve as a visual reminder of our culture and provide an incentive for Soldiers to live up to the Army Values," said Kittie Messman, Values project manager in the Army G-1's office.

  • Farewell Message from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker

    Apr 9, 2007

    Tomorrow we will stand on the parade field at Fort Myer and the mantle of Army Chief of Staff will pass to General George W. Casey. It has been a tremendous privilege and honor to serve alongside you, the Soldiers, Civilians, and family members, who make the Army the world's preeminent land force, the ultimate instrument of national resolve.

  • Four Army National Guard Brigade Combat Teams Notified for Iraq Rotations

    Apr 9, 2007

    The Department of the Army confirmed today the Department of Defense announcement alerting four Army National Guard Brigade Combat Teams for rotations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The first Brigade Combat Team would deploy in December 2007 and the remaining in 2008. These alerts are not associated with the current plus-up of forces and are a part of routine unit replacements.

  • Spc. Joseph D. Bacani quote

    Apr 9, 2007

    Purple Heart Medal recipient Spc. Joseph D. Bacani, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center April 6.

  • Baghdad Security Plan Seeing Many Successes

    Apr 9, 2007

    The success of combat outposts and joint security stations within the Baghdad area have been so successful that there is talk of increasing the number of combined Iraqi and coalition force stations, according to Maj. Gen. William Caldwell IV, Multinational Force Iraq spokesman.

  • New ARCIC Future Force Integration Directorate Chief Assumes Duties

    Apr 9, 2007

    Brig. Gen. James L. Terry assumed his duties today as the Director, Future Force Integration Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), at Ft. Bliss, Texas. BG Terry previously served as Deputy Commanding General (Operations), 10th Mountain Division (Light)/Deputy Commanding General, Combined Joint Task Force-76, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

  • Why Climb It'

    Apr 9, 2007

    It's a tradition for Soldiers and Airmen to climb a 1,500 ft. high mountain called the "Ghar," to symbolize the end of their deployment to Afghanistan, March 30.

  • USJFCOM Supports Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance

    Apr 9, 2007

    The Distributed Common Ground Station (DCGS) 2007 conference focused on working towards shared vision of integrating joint intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems for the warfighter came to a close here today.

  • Web Link Connects Guardsmen, Reservists to Employer Support Network

    Apr 9, 2007

    National Guard and Reserve members now need turn no farther than their computers to get help with employment issues arising from their military service or mobilization. A new link on the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Web site leads reserve-component members to one of some 900 volunteer ESGR ombudsmen. The link is on the right side of the ESGR Web site at www.esgr.mil.

  • "Walter Reed NOW" Newsletter

    Apr 9, 2007

    We are gaining momentum - progress can be seen in nearly every facet of healthcare here at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. With the valued assistance of the Army Staff providing support, coupled with congressional leaders and others examining overarching processes, itAca,!a,,cs clear to me, our nationAca,!a,,cs warriors in transition are going to benefit greatly from these sweeping improvements. We are dependent upon these dynamic groups to join with us and continue to unravel the complex issues that still face our servicemen and women. They have served us with greatness and honor Aca,!" let us honor them with great healthcare service.

  • Detainee ops commander visits 402nd TF Outlaw

    Apr 6, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Stone, incoming commanding general for Task Force 134, the group in charge of detainee operations in Iraq, visited the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade's Task Force Outlaw at Fort Bliss, Texas. TF Outlaw conducts detainee operations training for deploying units.

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