Archive: Jun 2007

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  • DLI Soldiers participate in Army Birthday run

    Jun 15, 2007

    Defense Language Institute Soldiers participate in Army Birthday run.

  • Searching for IED Makers

    Jun 15, 2007

    Soldiers from various units assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division search for vehicle-borne IED makers in Mosul, Iraq, June 5.

  • WRAMC Cake Cutting Ceremony

    Jun 15, 2007

    The Acting Secretary of the Army, the Sgt. Maj. of the Army, the Acting Surgeon General and the Walter Reed Army Medical Center Commander celebrate the Army Birthday with wounded troops and Walter Reed medical personnel at a cake cutting ceremony at Walter Reed.

  • Army Recognizes Greatest Inventions for 2006

    Jun 15, 2007

    Researchers behind the Army's top 10 greatest inventions for 2006 were recognized at a ceremony Tuesday in Arlington, Va.

  • Army Intelligence Command to Build Joint Detention Training Facility

    Jun 15, 2007

    The intelligence community reached a milestone earlier this month as leaders broke ground for the first joint detention training facility in the Defense Department.

  • New, Emerging Technology Featured at Army Birthday Event

    Jun 15, 2007

    The Army celebrated its 232nd birthday here yesterday in the Pentagon courtyard by displaying some of the newest clothing, personal equipment and weaponry coming on line to support warfighters.

  • Iraqi Leaders Call for Unity Following Mosque Bombing

    Jun 15, 2007

    "We must condemn the bad actions of terrorists, and the sons of all tribes must come together and forgive each other," said the governor of Salahuddin Province, where the bombing took place. "We need to work for reconciliation. Shiia and Sunni must work together for Iraq."

  • Away On Father's Day

    Jun 15, 2007

    Cpl. Kyle Patterson, a vehicle commander with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Kirksville, Mo., shows off a picture of his son, 17-month-old Lane, at Forward Operating Base Falcon, Iraq, June 12. Cpl. Patterson will be spending his first FatherAca,!a,,cs Day away from his family.

  • Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Jun 15, 2007

    Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, speaking to Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center on June 13.

  • Army Birthday Bash Features New, Emerging Technology

    Jun 15, 2007

    Servicemembers, civilian workers and contractors roamed through displays to touch fabrics being incorporated into new uniform items, peek through the sites of new optical equipment, and kick the tires on new Future Combat System vehicles.

  • USARPAC Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 14, 2007

    USARPAC Army Birthday Ball June 9, 2007

  • Birthday Wreath at Tomb of Unknowns

    Jun 14, 2007

    The United States Army 232nd Birthday Wreath is laid down at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery by Acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston. They are assisted by Sgt. 1st Class Derek Dotson, sergeant of the guard

  • Tampa Celebrates the 232nd Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2007

    Tampa celebrates the Army's 232nd Birthday

  • Fort Riley Celebrates Army History

    Jun 14, 2007

    Fort Riley troops bring history to life with period uniforms dating from the Revolutionary War during ceremonies at Fort Riley's Cavalry Museum in honor of the Army's 232nd birthday June 14. Col. Kevin O'Connell, 1st Sustainment Brigade commander, and Pvt. Lonnie Worley, representing the youngest Fort Riley Soldier, cut the Army's birthday cake.

  • Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army leaders host a Pentagon ceremony to celebrate the 232nd Army birthday at the Pentagon. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Army's Newest Units to Address Soldier Medical Care and Transition Nationwide

    Jun 14, 2007

    The U.S. Army announced today a series of improvements for wounded SoldiersAca,!a,,c medical care and outpatient assistance to prepare them for continued, successful military service or transition to active citizenship Aca,!" including the national establishment June 15 of Warrior Transition Units at the ArmyAca,!a,,cs major installations nationwide.

  • Army Racing

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army racing team members say they draw strength from the Soldiers, who are there for them on race day and between races. Teamwork, motivation and professionalism are hallmarks of U.S. Soldiers and the Civilians who represent the Army trackside.

  • Pentagon Army Birthday Ceremony

    Jun 14, 2007

    Pentagon Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony, June 14.

  • Army Colonel Helps Afghan Air Corps Fly Again

    Jun 14, 2007

    When Col. John Hansen began working with the Afghan National Army Air Corps in October, 2005, he found only a remnant of the former Afghan air force.

  • INSCOM to Build Joint Detention Training Facility

    Jun 14, 2007

    The intelligence community reached a milestone June 5 as leaders broke ground for the first joint detention training facility in the Department of Defense.

  • Army Team Hits Midway Point for Countdown to Championships

    Jun 14, 2007

    In previous NHRA drag racing seasons, Army drivers, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, would typically wait until halfway through a 23-race schedule before evaluating their championship hopes.

  • Twilight Tattoo Reception at Women's Memorial

    Jun 14, 2007

    Twilight Tattoo Reception at Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 13.

  • 232nd Army Birthday Re-enlistment

    Jun 14, 2007

    Forty-nine 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers re-enlist in front of the Task Force Marne headquarters on the Army's 232nd birthday, June 14. Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, 3rd ID commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews, Jr., 3rd ID command sergeant major, presided over the ceremony for the Soldiers who serve throughout Multi-national Division - Center.

  • Fort Riley celebrates Army's 232nd birthday

    Jun 14, 2007

    Fort Riley celebrates the Army's 232nd birthday

  • Growth in Iraqi Forces Will Ensure Training Depth, Unity, General Says

    Jun 14, 2007

    Given the levels of violence in Iraq and anticipation of a declining U.S. presence in the future, the Iraqi security forces need to grow in 2008 at about the same rate theyAca,!a,,cre growing this year, the U.S. general who was in charge of training Iraqi forces until this week said.

  • Medical Models Cut Time, Risk for Walter Reed Patients

    Jun 14, 2007

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center's 3-D Medical Applications Center uses technology originally designed for the manufacturing industry to cut down on the amount of time a patient is in surgery by as much as six hours.

  • Cheerleaders Jump With Golden Knights

    Jun 14, 2007

    Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders jump with The Golden Knights.

  • Officials Urge Calm in Iraq While Planning Way Ahead After Mosque Attack

    Jun 14, 2007

    A senior U.S. military official in Iraq joined Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in urging calm in the wake of an attack yesterday on the Golden Mosque compound in Samarra, Iraq.

  • Army Birthday message

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army Birthday message from acting Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston. As of June 14, the Army is 232 years strong.

  • Army Song on the Army's Birthday

    Jun 14, 2007

    HANAU, Germany - Family member Michelle Terry joins U.S. Army Garrison Hessen Command Sgt. Maj. Jose A. Fontanez in a chorus of the "Army Song" during a celebration of the Army's 232nd birthday here June 14, 2007. Soldiers, civilians and Families enjoyed a free barbecue courtesy of the morale, welfare and recreation office and the commissary.

  • Army Birthday Cake Cutting

    Jun 14, 2007

    Maj. Stuart A. Kidder, 64th Replacement Company commander, and one of USAG Hessen's newest Soldiers, Pvt. Scott Maclean, cut the cake at the Hanau Community Dining Facility's Army Birthday Luncheon June 14 on Pioneer Kaserne. Maclean had just gotten off the bus from Frankfurt Airport and was inprocessing at 64th Replacement Co.'s operations center before heading to a field artillery unit in Baumholder.

  • Fort Bragg Army Birthday 10-Miler

    Jun 14, 2007

    Approximately 900 participants ran in the 11th Annual Fort Bragg Army Birthday 10-Miler on the installation Friday. Gen. Richard A. Cody, the Army vice chief of staff, told runners there's no better way to start celebrating the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 232nd Birthday than with a little shuffle to see who is strong, and who is airborne Army Strong.

  • TACOM LCMC EMPLOYEES RECEIVE FEA AWARDS

    Jun 14, 2007

    U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock Island employees received Quad City Federal Executive Association Awards at a luncheon held May 30 at the Stoney Creek Inn, Moline, Ill.

  • Top DOD enlisted advisor visits ASC, Arsenal

    Jun 14, 2007

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The Defense Department's top NCO visited Rock Island Arsenal June 6, and was hosted by the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. Army Command Sgt. Major William J. Gainey spent time at the ASC Distribution Management Center and observing operations at the Arsenal's Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center during the visit.

  • Building dedicated as training facility in honor of former DAC Directorate

    Jun 14, 2007

    McAlester, Okla --- On June 8 a building dedication was held at the U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) in honor of the late James (Jim) Q. Wheeler, who passed away on February 5, 2007. Classroom Building 4 was officially dedicated and named the James Q.

  • Army Birthday Flag Day

    Jun 14, 2007

    Soldiers from Natick Soldier Systems Center joined the Town of Natick Veterans Council at the local Veterans' Memorial Park for an early morning flag raising ceremony to celebrate both Flag Day and the Army Birthday.

  • 500k R&R Milestone

    Jun 14, 2007

    Army reaches 500,000 passenger milestone for the Rest and Recuperation Program. Sgt. 1st Class Scott Malone reports on the homecoming at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Texas.

  • Army Birthday Cake for Lunch in Baghdad

    Jun 14, 2007

    A huge Army Birthday cake was shared with troop in Iraq during lunch at the dining facility in the United States Embassy, Baghdad celebrating the Army's 232 years of service to our Nation June 14. The cake illustrates the birthday theme, Call to Duty: Boots on the Ground, Army Strong.

  • CJTF-HOA Army Birthday Cake Cutting

    Jun 14, 2007

    DJIBOUTI, Africa (June 14, 2007) -- (Left to right) Lt. Col. Donald Westbrook, the oldest Soldier of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa; Brig. Gen. Sanford Holman, deputy commander of CJTF-HOA; Specialist Jesse Mantanona, the youngest Soldier of CJTF-HOA and Sgt. Maj. William Lee, the 1132nd project manager, prepare to cut the birthday cake in celebration of the U.S. Army's 232nd Birthday. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Mary Popejoy.

  • WRAMC Cake Cutting

    Jun 14, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston, wounded Soldiers, and other high-ranking guests took time to celebrate the Army birthday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center with a ceremonial cake cutting.

  • Army Birthday Celebrated at Baseball Game

    Jun 14, 2007

    The Army celebrated its birthday at the Tampa Bay Devil Rays vs. San Diego Padres game on June 13.

  • Medical Outreach Brings Care to Afghans

    Jun 14, 2007

    During a two-day medical engagement, more than 350 Afghans received preventative medicine supplies, medications and medical treatment from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Precision Airdrops Deliver Directly to Battlefield Soldiers

    Jun 14, 2007

    Water, food and ammunition are only useful if they make it to the people who need them. Fortunately for battlefield Airmen, Soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan these supplies are flown in using the Joint Precision Airdrop System.

  • Medical Models Cut Time, Risk for Walter Reed Patients

    Jun 14, 2007

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center's 3-D Medical Applications Center uses technology originally designed for the manufacturing industry to cut down on the amount of time a patient is in surgery by as much as six hours.

  • Fort Bragg holds 11th Annual Army Birthday 10-Miler; Gen. Richard A. Cody encourages

    Jun 13, 2007

    Approximately 900 participants ran in the 11th annual Army Birthday 10-Miler on Fort Bragg Friday. The men's overall champion was 37 year-old Derek Fenton and the women's overall champion was 29 year-old Donna M. Palisca.

  • Group Links Guard Families With Loved Ones

    Jun 13, 2007

    The nonprofit group Aca,!A"Operation HomelinkAca,!A? provided 100 Massachusetts National Guard families with refurbished desktop computers earlier this month to ensure they can communicate with deployed loved ones via e-mail.

  • A Splendid Homecoming

    Jun 13, 2007

    Soldiers and Civilians returning home on R&R (rest and recuperation) from Iraq and Afghanistan were showered with affection when they landed at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport this month.

  • 'Emeril Live' to Showcase Military Cooks

    Jun 13, 2007

    The savory aroma of cedar plank salmon, fire roasted red pepper soup and other gourmet meals tantalized Fort Hamilton guests as Chef Emeril Lagasse presented winners of the Aca,!A"Emeril LiveAca,!A? Military Cookoff April 6 at the Chelsea Market in Manhattan.

  • 'Kissin' Grannies' Welcome Soldiers Home

    Jun 13, 2007

    Linda Tinnerman, 66, of Grand Prairie, Texas, estimates she has kissed tens of thousands of young military men and women in the past few years.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Birthday Message

    Jun 13, 2007

    An Army Birthday message from the Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth Preston.

  • General George Casey at Father of the Year Awards

    Jun 13, 2007

    Chief of Staff of the Army General Casey receives Father of the Year from National Fathers Day Council.

  • 'Influencers' Cost Soldiers Their Lives

    Jun 13, 2007

    In February, two Soldiers died in a rollover accident in Iraq when the Humvee they were operating rolled into a canal. Though the Soldiers drowned, preliminary reports suggest they were driving under the influence ... but not of alcohol.

  • Hard Work Helps

    Jun 13, 2007

    New Horizons offers humanitarian assistance to the beleaguered citizens of Panama. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Army Environmental Programs Awarded for Making a Difference

    Jun 13, 2007

    Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Rucker, Ala.; and Department of the Army were awarded for contributions to the environment at yesterday's 2007 White House Closing the Circle Awards ceremony.

  • Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Celebrates 500,000th R&R Traveler

    Jun 13, 2007

    A Aca,!A"shower of affectionAca,!A? greeted an aircraft carrying the 500,000th servicemember and DOD civilian returning home for R&R from operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Tuesday.

  • Leadership Crucial to Developing Iraqi Security Forces

    Jun 13, 2007

    Iraqi security units have developed to the point where they can assume a greater share of the security burden, the U.S. general in charge of training those forces until earlier this week told Congress.

  • Walter Reed Prosthetic Technician 'Pulls' for Troops

    Jun 13, 2007

    As a prosthetic technician at Walter Reed, his job is part science, part art, and a lot of muscle.

  • Howard Stallcup quote

    Jun 13, 2007

    Howard Stallcup, a retired Army first sergeant, training Iraqi police. His son, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Stallcup, is with the Army Corps of Engineers, helping to rebuild the countryAca,!a,,cs essential services.

  • IMCOM-Europe names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Jun 13, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- As the 11 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competitors from Installation Management Command-Europe lined up to be recognized, it was fitting that they did so alphabetically.

  • Leaders, Wounded Warriors Celebrate Army Birthday at WRAMC

    Jun 13, 2007

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center joined installations and commands worldwide this week in celebrating the Army's 232nd birthday with a cake-cutting ceremony Tuesday in the hospital's Heaton Pavilion.

  • CENTCOM Advisor: Extended Deployments Set Growth Conditions in Iraq

    Jun 13, 2007

    U.S. forces in Iraq are managing deployment schedules to maximize efficiency and generate the greatest momentum for changes taking place to benefit the Iraqi people, a senior enlisted official there said yesterday.

  • Cav RoundUp 13 June 07

    Jun 13, 2007

    Daily newscast from Multi-National Division - Baghdad

  • MG Lynch Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 12, 2007

    A 232nd U.S. Army birthday greeting from Major General Rick Lynch, Commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Task Force Marne.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 12, 2007

    A 232nd Army Birthday greeting from the 1st Cavalry Division/Multi-National Division Baghdad.

  • Humvee 3-D Simulator Wins M&S Award

    Jun 12, 2007

    Fort Jackson's Wheel Vehicle Mechanic School is transforming how it teaches Soldiers to maintain Humvees by using computer technology that makes each part of the vehicle Aca,!A"come alive.Aca,!A?

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    Jun 12, 2007

  • Environmental excellence: Army Receives 2007 White House Closing the Circle Awards

    Jun 12, 2007

    The Office of the Federal Environmental Executive today, June 12, presented 2007 Closing the Circle Awards to Army Headquarters and to Fort Hood. The Closing the Circle Awards recognize outstanding achievements of Federal employees and their facilities for efforts that resulted in significant contributions to, or have made a significant positive impact regarding, environmental stewardship. The awards focus on waste prevention, recycling, and green purchasing activities, environmental management, green/sustainable building, electronics stewardship, and reduced fuel usage. This year also includes three special Aca,!A"Sowing the SeedsAca,!A? awards that recognize leadership in setting future vision.

  • Disabled Vets to Test Limits During Wheelchair Games

    Jun 12, 2007

    More than 20 veterans injured during combat in Iraq and Afghanistan will join some 600 other disabled veterans next week for the 27th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

  • U.S. Senate 232nd Army Birthday Cake Cutting Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2007

  • Warrior Transition Brigade at WRAMC

    Jun 12, 2007

    Warrior Transition Brigade stands up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • VSO/MSO Conference

    Jun 12, 2007

    Veterans Service Organizations and Military Service Organizations attend a conference where the Army updates them on current practices especially those related to medical and the Army receives feedback.

  • New Mexico Steps Outside the Box to Improve Guard Soldiers' Weapons Skills

    Jun 12, 2007

    The National Guard, Border Patrol and other law enforcement organizations got some innovative advanced weapons training. Soldiers who have gone through the training and subsequently been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan say it has helped them tremendously.

  • Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik quote

    Jun 12, 2007

    Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik, speaking in Arabic to Iraqi leaders and security forces at the ceremony in which he took command of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq on June 10. The organization is responsible for assisting the Iraqi government in developing, organizing, training and equipping IraqAca,!a,,cs military.

  • Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Jump to New Heights with Golden Knights

    Jun 12, 2007

    It was the surprise and challenge of a lifetime rolled-up into one big package for several women training to be members of one of the nationAca,!a,,cs premiere cheerleading squads.

  • Army Day at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2007

    Four separate pictures with cutlines of the Army Day at the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga.

  • Officials Optimistic About Army Recruiting Despite May Shortfall

    Jun 11, 2007

    Defense officials said today theyAca,!a,,cre not overly concerned that the Army fell slightly short of its recruiting goal for May, noting that the service is still 2,000 recruits ahead of its year-to-date goals.

  • Military Working Dog teams compete for USAREUR title

    Jun 11, 2007

    HESSEN, Germany - They are a special breed, Military Working Dog teams, the handlers and the hounds.

  • My Father's Legacy: Teaching Me Who the Real Heroes Are

    Jun 11, 2007

    The following is a commentary by Carrie David Ford, editor of the Fort Jackson Aca,!A"Leader.Aca,!A?

  • PEO STRI Helps Soldiers Refine Intelligence Collection Techniques

    Jun 11, 2007

    The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) fielded the first tactical questioning trainer to Fort Huachuca, Ariz., June 9. The device offers military intelligence units sustainment training in strategic examination skills for situations when an interpreter is required.

  • Combat Stress Prevention

    Jun 11, 2007

    Combat Stress Control Prevention Team travels Diyala Province talking to Soldiers.

  • Law Enforcement Seeing Incremental Progress, Iraq Training Official Says

    Jun 11, 2007

    Iraq's police force is seeing incremental improvements across the spectrum of its mandate, and the communities it serves are benefiting as a result.

  • Kirkuk Example Provides Hope Despite Terrorist Attacks, Commander Says

    Jun 11, 2007

    Kirkuk, Iraq's northern oil center, is an example of people of all sects, tribes and religions being able to live and work together in the Middle East. That's why it is a terrorist target, said a brigade commander.

  • Army Path Takes Amputee Soldier to Forefront of Amputee Care

    Jun 11, 2007

    As an armored cavalry troop commander, Maj. Rozelle lost his right foot to an anti-tank mine in Iraq in 2003. Since then, he has been blazing new trails for amputees in the Army.

  • 'Dark Horse' Leader Reflects on Being an Army Dad

    Jun 11, 2007

    In the movie "We Were Soldiers" a young lieutenant who'd recently become a father asks Mel Gibson's character, Lt. Col. Hal Moore, what he thought about being a Soldier and a father.

  • Spc. Pablo Mora quote

    Jun 11, 2007

    Spc. Pablo Mora, 82nd Airborne Division, who is serving in Afghanistan and previously served in Iraq. The Guatemalan native is in the process of becoming a U.S. citizen.

  • Forensic Science Gives Edge to Warfighters

    Jun 11, 2007

    Since opening its doors seven months ago, the Multinational Corps Aca,!" Iraq Law Enforcement Forensics Laboratory has been enabling warfighters to track down criminals and insurgents throughout Iraq.

  • Army Research Unit Developing New Way to Assign Pilots to Advanced Aircraft

    Jun 11, 2007

    The computer-based test, called the Track Assignment Classification Tool or TACT, will replace the traditional order-of-merit aircraft selection process and should, according to officials, maximize the likelihood of a pilot completing a successful career as an Army aviator.

  • Army Driver Scores Season's 7th Top-10 Finish

    Jun 11, 2007

    Mark Martin and the U.S. Army Team used a combination of pit strategy and speed to earn a seventh-place finish in Sunday's rain-shortened Nextel Cup race at Pocono Raceway.

  • USCENTCOM R&R LEAVE PROGRAM HITS MILESTONE WITH 500,000TH PARTICIPANT

    Jun 9, 2007

    The U.S. Army will achieve a significant milestone June 12 in the successful operation of the U.S. Central CommandAca,!a,,cs Rest and Recuperation Leave Program by serving the 500,000th participant since the programAca,!a,,cs inception Sept. 25, 2003.

  • Birthday Cake Cutting on Capitol Hill

    Jun 8, 2007

    Army and Congressional leaders honor the Army's 232nd birthday with a ceremonial birthday cake cutting during the U.S. House of Representatives Army Caucus Breakfast.

  • VSO/MSO Conference

    Jun 8, 2007

    Soldier and Veteran care is addressed at the VSO/MSO Conference.

  • June 2007 - Remarks at 66th Annual Father of the Year Awards

    Jun 8, 2007

    Gen. Casey's speech at the 66th Annual Father of the Year Awards in New York.

  • Additional Units Stand Up to Assist Wounded Warriors

    Jun 8, 2007

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center officials yesterday activated the second and third companies focused solely on overseeing the health, welfare and morale of Aca,!A"warriors in transition.Aca,!A? Walter Reed officials activated Battle Company and Chosen Battery of the Warrior Transition Brigade, while the much-maligned Medical Hold Company was deactivated, during a ceremony. Battle Company and Chosen Battery join Able Troop, which was activated April 27, as part of the new Warrior Transition Brigade Aca,!A"to facilitate the healing process of warriors in transition and their families physically, mentally and spiritually,Aca,!A? said Army Col. Terrence McKenrick, the brigadeAca,!a,,cs commander.

  • Fort Drum Recognized by DOD for Cultural Resources Program

    Jun 8, 2007

    Fort Drum was recognized for the cultural resources program it provides to 10th Mountain Division Soldiers in a Pentagon ceremony yesterday which netted the fort the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for Installation Cultural Resources Management. Fort Drum provides the 10th and other units with heritage training through educational outreach and resource-preservation-in-theater training that helps Soldiers slated for deployment demonstrate their respect for the people, land and culture of Middle Eastern countries.

  • Interim Policy Allows Soldiers to Retain ACUs Following Redeployment

    Jun 8, 2007

    A temporary change to Army uniform policy now allows active-duty Soldiers to retain the Army Combat Uniforms they were issued prior to deployment into combat zones. Legislation is presently on Capitol Hill for consideration by Congress which would allow the interim change to become permanent. A final decision is expected by the end of September. According to Col. Rebecca Samson, chief, Troop Support Division, Army G-4: Aca,!A"Organizational Clothing and Individual Equipment is the property of the Army, not the individual Soldier, so the Army cannot give OCIE-issued ACUs to Soldiers because itAca,!a,,cs prohibited without proper authority.

  • Fresh Water in Iraq

    Jun 8, 2007

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves forward in providing fresh water and utilities to Iraqi citizens of Mosul. Five water pump stations have been completed.

  • Building Connections

    Jun 8, 2007

    New Horizons exercise brings Soldiers to Panama to practice combat engineering during a humanitarian mission.

  • Special Forces train at Oro Grande Range

    Jun 7, 2007

    Elements from the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group parachuted into Oro Grande Range to augment teams already on the ground conducting training.

  • Military Health Discussion

    Jun 7, 2007

    Mike Duggan, deputy director for National Security and Foreign Relations Division discusses military health concerns at the Veterans Service Organization and Military Service Organizations meeting June 5 at the Pentagon.

  • Something to Cheer About

    Jun 7, 2007

    This week at the Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, the Golden Knights' Tandem Team jumped with the Dallas Cowboys football cheerleaders as part of the Country Music Television reality show, "Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders - Making the Team."

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