Archive: Jun 2007

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  • U.S., Iraqi Troops Transform 'Purple Heart Boulevard'

    Jun 7, 2007

    Soldiers called Haifa Street in Baghdad 'Purple Heart Boulevard' for the trouble they encountered on the street. Today, U.S. and Iraqi forces are teaming to provide security for the Iraqis living on Haifa Street.

  • Al Qaeda Support Waning in Iraq's Diyala Province, General Says

    Jun 7, 2007

    Circumstantial evidence indicates al Qaeda in Iraq is weakening and popular support is swinging toward the coalition in Iraq's Diyala province, the commander of U.S. military forces there said.

  • New, Improved Military Equipment Showcased

    Jun 7, 2007

    America's servicemembers are the best-equipped in the world and the public got a chance to see some of the new technology that is saving lives and winning the fight on the battlefields.

  • Soldier Gets 2 Special Visitors

    Jun 7, 2007

    Army Sgt. Johnson reclines on his hospital bed with his 3-month-old son while showing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace the injuries he sustained while on patrol in Iraq. The visit took place at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5.

  • Warrant Officer Tammy Brooks quote

    Jun 7, 2007

    Warrant Officer Tammy Brooks, a breast cancer survivor, upon completing a Race for the Cure on June 2, describing the support she has received from fellow Guard Soldiers.

  • Soldier Silhouettes

    Jun 7, 2007

    Seen sometimes as silhouettes when they're up and about at the crack of dawn and still going strong at sunset, Soldiers are on the job worldwide 24/7.

  • 232nd Army Birthday Events

    Jun 7, 2007

    The Army Celebrates its 232nd Birthday with numerous high profile events.

  • Prosthetics Demonstration at WRAMC

    Jun 7, 2007

    Wounded Warriors demonstrate the prosthetic technology at WRAMC. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Occupational Therapy, Determination Get Amputees Through the Day

    Jun 7, 2007

    Amputees work individually and with therapists in creative and interesting ways to regain skills they had before their injuries.

  • Iraqi People Taking Stand Against Al Qaeda

    Jun 7, 2007

    Violence in Anbar province has plummeted, and local men are flocking to police and army recruiting stations. Now, Iraqis outside Anbar are experiencing their own awakening, Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Bergner said.

  • Staff Sgt. Amaury Garcia quote

    Jun 7, 2007

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Amaury Garcia, commenting on the first women to graduate from the Kirkuk Police Academy.

  • Schweinfurt turns out in force for marrow donation

    Jun 7, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- One hundred and twenty members from the Schweinfurt community are life-savers - or are at least willing to be.

  • Cargo Ramp Security

    Jun 7, 2007

    A CH-47 Chinook helicopter flies over Kabul, Afghanistan, during a June 4 visit by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

  • Army Chefs put the "brrr" in Berwyn International Food Festival

    Jun 6, 2007

    Soldiers show off culinary talents at the Berwyn International Food Festival in Berwyn, Ill.

  • Occupational Therapy, Determination Get Amputees Through the Day

    Jun 6, 2007

    Sgt. Dennis Cline never was the kind of child who put together plastic models.

  • NHRA Drivers Seek Birthday Gift for Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2007

    With the Army's 232nd birthday arriving next week, U.S. Army NHRA pilots, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, would like nothing better than to provide a nicely wrapped victory present here this weekend in the Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.

  • Firefight in Rashid

    Jun 6, 2007

    Soldiers from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division and Iraqi security forces, encounter insurgents during a patrol of Rashid, Iraq, June 2.

  • 15 Terrorists Captured / Hurricane Preparation

    Jun 6, 2007

    Joint Operations in Iraq result in the capture of 15 suspected terrorists; The Army supplies coastal states equipment in preparation for hurricane season.

  • Barge Mission

    Jun 6, 2007

    Army Apache helicopters on their way to Iraq are transferred to a barge for transit down the Rhein River. Michelle Michael reports.

  • Commander Says Forces Have Upper Hand Against Taliban

    Jun 6, 2007

    Coalition forces have gained the upper hand against Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, said the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan.

  • Lt. Gen. Dempsey: Problems, Solutions Mark Iraq Training Landscape

    Jun 6, 2007

    As he finishes his tour in Iraq this week, the senior U.S. military official in charge of training the Iraqi police and army offered a candid assessment of the coalition-led training regimen.

  • Sharpening Their Tactics

    Jun 6, 2007

    Pvt. Hershell Ross and Sgt. Cleveland Upton play a game of chess between combat patrols in the Aamel area of Baghdad. The Soldiers are from 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Chief Warrant Officer George Grayhek quote

    Jun 6, 2007

    Chief Warrant Officer George Grayhek, 65, an intelligence electronic warfare officer and Vietnam veteran now serving in Iraq.

  • Graf saving energy, one long-lasting bulb at a time

    Jun 6, 2007

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- In 1992 Dieter Bauernschmitt, with little fanfare, unscrewed a blown light bulb from his living room ceiling and replaced it with a brand new bulb.

  • Federal, Civilian Agencies Prepare for 'Very Active' Hurricane Season

    Jun 5, 2007

    In a scenario in one of the largest hurricane-preparedness exercises in America, Aca,!A"Hurricane Yvettee,Aca,!A? with wind gusts up to 130 mph and 9-to-12-foot wave surges, slammed the nationAca,!a,,cs northeast coast.

  • WWII Vet Remembers Service

    Jun 5, 2007

    A World War II veteran who fought the Nazis with Patton's 3rd Army found himself reminiscing about the war during a Pentagon tour one week before the 63rd anniversary of D-Day.

  • Combat Training in the Combat Zone

    Jun 5, 2007

    Soldiers from of Battery C, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in an air-assault training exercise at Camp Taji, Iraq.

  • First Army Commander's Warrior Challenge Challenges Soldiers

    Jun 5, 2007

    Early on the morning of May 6, more than 110 elite warriors representing all 16 First Army training brigades and four of its installations converged on Camp Bullis in the Texas hill country to compete in a marksmanship contest the likes of which very few of them had ever seen.

  • Army to Celebrate 232nd Birthday

    Jun 5, 2007

    Installations and commands all over the world will celebrate the Army's 232nd birthday June 14.

  • Field Medicine

    Jun 5, 2007

    While doctors and medics provide high-quality treatment for the sick and injured, Soldiers of all ranks and all specialties know and practice the basics of field medicine.

  • Ansbach BOSS maintains Army crown

    Jun 5, 2007

    ANSBACH, Germany - The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach earned three awards during the annual Army BOSS forum held in Landsdowne, Va.

  • Counterinsurgency Expert Advises Soldiers in Iraq

    Jun 5, 2007

    Recruit more Iraqi Soldiers and increase their divisions from 11 to 20 is what one counterinsurgency expert said he would do if he was in the shoes of the Multinational Forces Aca,!" Iraq commander.

  • Soldiers as Handymen

    Jun 5, 2007

    Soldiers are not only adept at fighting but also at building and fixing things.

  • Saving Robots to Save Battlefield Lives

    Jun 5, 2007

    One arm and a visceral cavity, wide open with its contents scattered about, is the cost of saving SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives. But the brain is intact. Despite the destruction, the remotely operated vehicle can be rebuilt and salvaged by Camp VictoryAca,!a,,cs Joint Robotics Repair Facility.

  • D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

    Jun 4, 2011

    Veterans recount the June 6, 1944 Allied forces operation that turned the tide of World War II.

  • D-Day: The Normandy Invasion

    Jun 14, 2011

    On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight and defeat Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.

  • A.I. Prosthetics

    Jun 5, 2007

    Wounded Soldiers demonstrate artificially intelligent prosthetics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Precautions Make Motorcycling Fun, Not Fatal

    Jun 5, 2007

    Although May's National Motorcycle Safety Awareness month has ended, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center is reminding Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians that safe motorcycle practices are a year-round responsibility.

  • Motorcycle Safety

    Jun 5, 2007

    With the weather warming up, Soldiers around the world are hitting the highway on two-wheel machines. Whether you're riding a cruiser, a crotch rocket or a hog -- safety comes first. Jini Ryan went to the experts for some motorcycle safety tips.

  • Army Chief of Staff Discusses Plans for 'Way Ahead'

    Jun 5, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, called the U.S. Army in Europe's mission "an important part of our overall Army effort" during a stop at Grafenwoehr June 1, part of a theater-wide visit to talk to troops about the "way ahead" for the Army.

  • Army Driver Moves to 12th in Nextel Cup Points

    Jun 5, 2007

    Mark Martin and the No. 01 U.S. Army Team showed its best Car of Tomorrow effort of the season with a seventh-place finish in Monday's rain-delayed Nextel Cup race at Dover International Speedway.

  • Plus-Up Improving Security, Quality of Life in Baghdad

    Jun 5, 2007

    The plus-up of coalition and Iraqi security forces into Baghdad neighborhoods is aimed at improving the security situation in the Iraqi capital. Yet, there are other programs benefiting by having more boots on the ground.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Ciotola quote

    Jun 5, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Ciotola, Multinational Corps - Iraq, stressing the important role of noncommissioned officers to Iraqi Army enlisted leaders, gathered at Al Faw Palace for the Iraqi Army Command Sergeants Major Conference May 20.

  • Bagpiper of Bagram

    Jun 5, 2007

    Sgt. John M. Savery plays a Great Highland Bagpipe in the parking lot of the joint operations center on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 21. He said this is a good way to relax.

  • 3rd Battalion supports deployed 173rd ABCT

    Jun 5, 2007

    As the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in Vicenza, Italy, prepared for its current deploy to Afghanistan, the 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade ensured the 173rd's vital radio equipment was set for theater operations.

  • Fit for Duty

    Jun 4, 2007

    Combat operations can at times result in great physical exertion. But sometimes, Soldiers need to supplement their day-to-day activities with some physical training of their own.

  • The Walls of Al Dora

    Jun 4, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and Iraqi Soldiers, surmount walls and other obstacles during a reconnaissance operation aimed at removing rocket-firing insurgents in the Al Dora area of Baghdad, May 25.

  • Army Birthday Ball in Los Angeles

    Jun 4, 2007

    Scenes from the Los Angeles area Army Ball held on June 1.

  • Movers & 'Sheikers'

    Jun 4, 2007

    Sheiks, tribal leaders and village elders are the local decision makers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Soldiers understand this and regularly seek their counsel and share ideas and concerns to further security and prosperity for the betterment of the peoples in this region.

  • New Pentagon Channel Show Helps Make Troops 'Fit for Duty'

    Jun 4, 2007

    Hosts of a new show coming to the Pentagon Channel want to make troops hurt. They want to make them sweat. They want to push servicemembersAca,!a,,c limits. Above all, they want to ensure members of the U.S. military are Aca,!A"Fit for Duty.Aca,!A?

  • Lean Six Sigma Efforts Near $2 Billion in Savings

    Jun 4, 2007

    Lean Six Sigma techniques implemented throughout the Army continue to prove successful, and leaders anticipate reaching a $2 billion-savings mark this year.

  • FCS at Pentagon

    Jun 4, 2007

    Future Combat Systems holds a demonstration at the Pentagon.

  • K9 Team Brings Special Skills to the Fight

    Jun 4, 2007

    For nearly every cordon and search operation in Iraq, a special two-Soldier team provides an extra sense to the efforts to find anti-Iraqi forces and hidden weapons.

  • The Risks of Supplements

    Jun 4, 2007

    Army doctor warns about risks associated with taking workout supplements during the summer months.

  • Portrait at Army Medical Museum Links Generations

    Jun 4, 2007

    Lt. Col. Edwin Kellam has more to look forward to than his annual field trip to Fort Sam Houston visiting sites with his senior Junior ROTC class every year; he also gets to see his father, so to speak.

  • Walter Reed Workshop Showcases Prosthetic Technology

    Jun 4, 2007

    As the use of improvised explosive devices has continued steadily against U.S. troops in Iraq, the Defense Department has made treating those troops seriously injured in the blasts a top priority.

  • Army Helps Prepare Hurricane States for Heavy Season

    Jun 4, 2007

    The Army is helping out U.S. states and territories that are in the paths of potentially deadly hurricanes by providing equipment to help fill shortages identified by National Guard commanders there, a senior Army official said.

  • Watching in Al Thobat

    Jun 4, 2007

    A Soldier provides security for fellow platoon members during a patrol in Al Thobat, Iraq, May 18. The Soldier is from Company A, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

  • Lt. Col. Irvine Bryer quote

    Jun 4, 2007

    Lt. Col. Irvine Bryer, a chaplain in Iraq and Vietnam veteran, who will offer Qurans to hospitalized suspected insurgents if they so desire.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army Visits Soldiers in Djibouti

    Jun 4, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visited Soldiers deployed here in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa June 2-4.

  • IMCOM-Europe Soldiers aim for excellence

    Jun 4, 2007

    STUTTGART, Germany - Call it an Army version of an Olympic decathlon. Eleven Soldiers assigned to garrisons throughout Europe spend three days undergoing a comprehensive evaluation of skills ranging from physical fitness to military knowledge Aca,!" and their ability to remain poised under pressure.

  • U.S. Army Prepares for Hurricane Season with Equipment and Planning

    Jun 1, 2007

    As the United States enters the 2007 Hurricane Season June 1 the Department of the Army and its leadership are working to ensure that all components of the United States Army are fully equipped and trained to support the individual states in the event of a hurricane or crisis. The Stafford Act and the National Response Plan give the Federal Emergency Management Agency the lead in responding to any disaster. The Army is prepared to assist civil authorities, if requested.

  • Deployed civilians recognized by the Army Materiel Command

    Jun 1, 2007

    Army Materiel Command civilians who have deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom are awarded an AMC civilian campaign pin upon the completion of their tour. In September 2005, Gen. Benjamin Griffin, commanding general, AMC, signed the policy of awarding the pin into effect.

  • Command, control of Pine Bluff Arsenal transferred to Joint Munitions Command

    Jun 1, 2007

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.-Operational control of industrial activities at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., has transferred from the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency to the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, announced officials at the Headquarters, Army Materiel Command.

  • Display to showcase Soldier technology, chow to Congress

    Jun 1, 2007

    NATICK, Mass. aEUR" Why are American military forces the best protected, best equipped and best sustained troops in the world today' And how does science play a part in the technology used by our Soldiers' Congress will get the answer to these questions during Soldier Modernization Day, June 6, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

  • Army Commissions a New Generation of Officers

    Jun 1, 2007

    Among the seven initiatives Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey has said are vital for balancing the Army's strategic requirements and resources is the need to improve leader development. And over the past several weeks he has taken the opportunity to express his views in person to newly commissioned Army officers.

  • 2007 U.S. Army Soldier Show Rocks Fort Jackson

    Jun 1, 2007

    Fort Jackson hosted the 2007 United States Army Soldier Show Saturday and Sunday at the MG Robert B. Solomon Center. This yearAca,!a,,cs production theme, AmericaAca,!a,,cs Soldiers Serving Proud, reflects a SoldierAca,!a,,cs love of country, courage and commitment to family.

  • 232nd Army Birthday

    Jun 1, 2007

    Since its birth on June 14th, 1775 - over a year before the Declaration of Independence - the United States Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of our nation. Soldiers have fought more than 10 wars. This 232nd Birthday is a recognition of The Army's history, traditions, and service.

  • Two New Helicopters

    Jun 1, 2007

    Two teams from the Army Operational Test Command went to Fort Campbell, KY and Barstow, CA to test two new helicopters, the CH-47F Chinook and the UH-72A Lakota.

  • Time, Patience Needed for Plus-Up Payoff, General Says

    Jun 1, 2007

    The U.S. troop plus-up in Iraq will pay off with time and patience, a top U.S. commander in Iraq said.

  • Farmer Molen

    Jun 1, 2007

    1st Lt. Ken Vander Molen, with the Nooristan Provincial Reconstruction Team, helps a local man plow his field in Paroons, Afghanistan, May 3. 1st Lt. Molen, from 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, is conducting medical capabilities programs in the area.

  • Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins quote

    Jun 1, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy director for operations on the Joint Staff, May 30.

  • Messengers Learn the Meaning of 'Army Strong'

    Jun 1, 2007

    Those charged with spreading the Army's message now have a better understanding of what Army Strong means.

  • Kaiserslautern remembers missing children

    Jun 1, 2007

    KAISERLAUTERN, Germany - Nickie Bergeman simply reached up to grab something from the top shelf at a stateside commissary. By the time she turned around, her 18-month-old son was missing.

  • A final tribute to fallen comrades

    Jun 1, 2007

    FRIEDBERG, Germany. Soldiers of the 1st Armored Division, 1st Brigade Combat Team, known as the Ready First, paid a final tribute to their fallen comrades with a memorial ceremony held May 24 on the parade field of Friedberg's Ray Barracks.

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