Archive: Aug 2007

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  • Check Out Suicide Prevention Multimedia Products on USACHPPM Website

    Aug 31, 2007

    The US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine website if filled with important material about suicide prevention, including brochures, help cards, news articles, and a variety of multimedia resources for Soldiers, Families and Leaders.

  • New equipment training helps Coast Guard cut costs

    Aug 31, 2007

    The Coast Guard has found that new equipment training they received from TACOM LCMC Rock Island not only makes them weapon repair experts - - it helps them save money too.

  • Hats Off to Fort Sam's Workers

    Aug 31, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs easy to forget the true meaning of Labor Day when there are a bevy of barbecues and poolside picnics to enjoy. But the holiday is not just a day of rest and relaxation; itAca,!a,,cs a tribute to the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the nation. From childcare providers with 20-plus years of service under their belt to senior volunteers who drive patients from distant parking spots to Brooke Army Medical CenterAca,!a,,cs front door, Fort Sam Houston has an abundance of dedicated workers who deserve a dayAca,!a,,cs tribute.

  • Looking for a Bomb Maker

    Aug 31, 2007

    Soldiers from Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Regiment, clear BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Adhamiyah district and search for a suspected IED manufacturer.

  • Hometown News Kicks Off Holiday Greetings Program

    Aug 31, 2007

    The Army and Air Force Hometown News Service from San Antonio once again will have a camera team traveling throughout Europe in September and October recording holiday greetings for broadcast on stateside television and radio stations. The camera team will also be taping holiday greetings to send to relatives in the 50 states and U.S. territories. Those eligible to participate in the holiday greetings program are active duty, government civilians, retirees, Department of Defense Dependent School teachers and Family members stationed overseas who wonAca,!a,,ct be home for the holidays. Staff Sgt. Scott Malone, the European team chief who produced more than 400 holiday greetings in the Kaiserslautern military community last year, said the primary thing to remember while taping holiday messages is to relax.

  • Images of Post World War II Japan

    Aug 31, 2007

    From the U.S. Army Center of Military History, a collection of artwork depicting post World War II Japan.

  • Armed Services Blood Program Calls for AB Blood Donors

    Aug 31, 2007

    The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is asking all AB donors to come forward and give blood! AB donors, as universal plasma donors, possess a unique gift and therefore play a vital role in saving lives. Many do not know that group AB blood is a critical component used to treat patients during times of urgency.

  • eCYBERMISSION

    Aug 31, 2007

    eCYBERMISSION is a web-based science, math and technology competition for 6th through 9th grade teams.

  • RDECOM left CORE links

    Aug 31, 2007

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is the Army's focal point for developing and accelerating innovative technology and sound engineering solutions that provide our U.S. forces with decisive and dominant capability where they need it, when they need it.

  • Alternative Fuels Used by Soldier

    Aug 31, 2007

    Reserve Soldier uses alternate fuels in his diesel car.

  • Hawkins' Walk a Mile for a Soldier

    Aug 31, 2007

    Marcia Hawkins makes it to Washington D.C. after her long walk starting in Deerfield, Mass.

  • Iraq's Security Landscape a 'Mosaic,' General Says

    Aug 31, 2007

    The general who oversees training for IraqAca,!a,,cs security forces called the country a Aca,!A"mosaic,Aca,!A? and said each of IraqAca,!a,,cs regions poses unique challenges to security efforts.

  • Searching for Extremists

    Aug 31, 2007

    Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, provide security during a halt on a patrol in the Diyala River Valley region of Iraq, Aug. 15.

  • Ryan McCarty quote

    Aug 31, 2007

    Ryan McCarty, whose twin sisters, Spcs. Sarah and Angela Andrews, helped promote him to sergeant in Iraq, August 2007.

  • Fighting Cancer: A Family Story

    Aug 31, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" There are several simple descriptions for cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control.

  • 50 Years of Army Aviation in Heidelberg

    Aug 31, 2007

    Heidelberg, Germany Aca,!" The ArmyAca,!a,,cs only aviation detachment here does not own any aircraft or man any flight control towers, but the 50-year-old organization is responsible for almost every Army aircraft taking to the air over Europe.

  • High-intensity mission wraps up Lightning Strike

    Aug 30, 2007

  • Secretary of the Army Arrival Ceremony Remarks

    Aug 30, 2007

    General Casey, thank you for your kind words and for hosting this ceremony today. George Casey Aca,!" a Soldier for 37 years. The son of a Soldier, the father of a Soldier. George and Sheila Casey have devoted their adult lives to our Army and our nation. George and Sheila, thank you so much for your service.

  • Army Reaffirms Commitment to Hawaii on Depleted Uranium

    Aug 30, 2007

    The Army has reaffirmed and demonstrated its commitment to ensuring public safety with regards to the depleted uranium discovered (DU) here and at Pohakuloa Training Area on the Island of Hawaii.

  • Soldiers Enjoy The BeyoncAfA Experience

    Aug 30, 2007

    As a two-time veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Ackley had been trained by the Army to be prepared for any experience his time in Iraq could throw at him. But this past Tuesday night with four fellow OIF veterans at his side, little in his Army training had prepared him for his next experienceAca,!" The BeyoncAfA Experience

  • An Infantryman's Inspiring Recovery

    Aug 30, 2007

    An injured infantryman is inspiring the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team here with his rapid recovery and his determination to become a better, stronger Soldier.

  • Secretary Geren Welcomed to Army in Arrival Ceremony

    Aug 30, 2007

    Reshaping support to Army Families and rebalancing a force stretched by war will be the priorities for Army Secretary Pete Geren. Secretary Geren spoke during an arrival ceremony hosted here today by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. In a nod to Secretary GerenAca,!a,,cs Dallas background, the Army Band played Aca,!A"The Yellow Rose of TexasAca,!A? during the pre-event concert. Secretary Geren, who represented Dallas in the House of Representatives from 1989 to 1997, has served as the 20th Army secretary since July 16. Aca,!A"Pete Geren is the right person, at the right time, to serve as secretary of the Army,Aca,!A? Gen. Casey said in his remarks at the ceremony.

  • 9/11 Reflections: SMA Preston

    Aug 30, 2007

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth Preston reflects on September 11, 2001.

  • Sgt. Elvin Marmol on 9/11

    Aug 30, 2007

    Sgt. Elvin Marmol with the 64th Brigade Support Battalion, talks to a reporter about how Sept. 11, 2001, motivated him to enlist in the Army, what he was doing the day of the attack and some of positive things he's experienced while stationed in Iraq.

  • Maj. Francis Kelly on 9/11

    Aug 30, 2007

    Maj. Francis Kelly with the 411th Engineer Brigade, talks to a reporter about the events of Sept. 11, 2001, why he chose to continue his service in the Army Reserve and the positive impact that coalition forces are having in Iraq.

  • 9/11 at the Pentagon

    Aug 30, 2007

    Soldiers Radio and Television footage from the Pentagon just after the 9/11 attacks in 2001. Servicemembers present that day during recovery and rescue efforts reflect on the experiences of that day, and what it means to them.

  • Florida Guard Female First to Train on NASAMS

    Aug 30, 2007

    Florida Army National Guard female first to train on NASAMS

  • First Army Commander Visits: HonorAfA Tours Training Sites on Bliss, McGregor

    Aug 30, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, commanding general of First Army, visits Fort Bliss training sites

  • Twister!

    Aug 30, 2007

    After an F-4 tornado ripped through Northwood, N.D., Aug. 26, Soldiers from the North Dakota Army National Guard sprang into action to help.

  • Acting Surgeon General Named Woman of the Year

    Aug 30, 2007

    The acting surgeon general of the Army was named the American Legion AuxiliaryAca,!a,,cs Woman of the Year at the organizationAca,!a,,cs national conference in Reno, Nev., Aug. 28.

  • Spouses Need Battle Buddies Too

    Aug 30, 2007

    The following is a commentary by Chelsea Iliff from the "Fort Huachuca Scout." Alone in a foreign country, in a new apartment, with no vehicle and no household goods, I was forced to make friends when my husband deployed to Iraq for the first time in October 2003.

  • Army Fights Contracting Fraud

    Aug 30, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren announced yesterday two efforts to ensure policies and procedures are in place for all joint, expeditionary contracting operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

  • Alaska Guard Soldiers Protect the Homeland

    Aug 30, 2007

    Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers protect the U.S. with missile defense system.

  • Afghan, Coalition Forces Kill Extremists, Destroy Heroin Lab, Promote Rule of Law

    Aug 30, 2007

    Afghan and coalition forces continue operations against extremists, participate in humanitarian missions and provide Afghan law books to hundreds of judges.

  • He's Not Heavy...

    Aug 30, 2007

    Spc. Courtney Harris uses the firemanAca,!a,,cs carry to haul Spc. Vilayhong Khampraseuth out of Aca,!A"harmAca,!a,,cs wayAca,!A? during a simulated attack at Camp Atterbury, Ind. The Soldiers, from the California Army National Guard, are undergoing pre-deployment training.

  • The Honorable Pete Geren on The Special Commission on Army Contracting

    Aug 29, 2007

    The Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the U.S. Army, commenting on the mission of a Special Commission on Army Contracting, during a press conference on Aug. 29, 2007.

  • Army Takes Further Action to Fight Fraud

    Aug 29, 2007

    Throughout 2007 the Army has undertaken a rigorous effort to remediate weaknesses in contracting. Today, the Secretary of the Army has established two efforts to broaden the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ongoing efforts to ensure policies and procedures are in place for all joint, expeditionary contracting operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait and better prepare the Army for acquisition and logistical support of combat operations in the future.

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/25/07

    Aug 29, 2007

    Soldier-mom Marcia Hawkins and nine others are walking 400 miles from Deerfield, Mass., to Washington, D.C., to let America's military know the country appreciates their service - whatever branch, wherever stationed.

  • Mobilized for War

    Aug 29, 2007

    Soldiers from the National Guard participate in pre-deployment training at Fort Dix, N.J. Most of these Soldiers will be leaving for Iraq.

  • Infantryman Earns Spot on 2008 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team

    Aug 29, 2007

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Downs recently took another step toward becoming the oldest U.S. boxer in Olympic history.

  • 365 and Counting

    Aug 29, 2007

    Last Sunday, the 82nd Airborne Division set a new record. There have been no personally-owned vehicle accident fatalities for 365 days and counting.

  • Walk A Mile Photo Upate - 8/25/07 - 2

    Aug 29, 2007

    Our final day We made it, and what a trip it was! Such an emotional day, we walked the Mt. Vernon trail into Washington DC and were greeted by well wishers and the media. We culminated our mission on the national mall, where we walked up the Steps of the Lincoln memorial and turned to gaze in to the reflection pool, a very emotional pause. The following morning at 10:30 am. We were invited to lay a "Walk a Mile for a Soldier" wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier, grateful We were able to pay tribute to the fallen soldiers we were dedicating our entire march to, we then were invited to meet the tomb guards in their Quarters and absorb quite a bit of very prestigious history. A special thank you to Lisa Ann Maynard for all your help in making this Happen for us. I am so very proud of my "battalion". I could not have asked for a Better group of individuals, and i can say i would go onto the front lines with any of you in heartbeat! We had a great mix of weather, which only added to the sense of being a Soldier! The harder it rained and the hotter it got the lighter our feet felt! We were just as enthusiastic the last day as we were when we left the Fire station the previous Sunday and we never wavered the entire week. We hit several high points on our journey, we were able to meet the mother of a fallen Soldier, many who have served, and many who love our military as much as we do! I personally have come away from this mission with more than I could have ever imagined, and I can say for certain that my mission did not end in Washington DC. I will as soon as i am able to, I will start to draft our next mission, I will tell you that i have learned many things on this trip, and I will When I am able, put the experience in to words and post for all to Share. -- Marcia Hawkins

  • Battalion of Walkers

    Aug 29, 2007

    Marcia Hawkins, mother of a deployed soldier, and her 'Battalion of Walkers' arrives in Washington D.C. at the end of a walk from Massachusetts.

  • Two Years Since Katrina

    Aug 29, 2007

    It has been two years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. Mary Cochran reports.

  • Electricity Generation in Iraq Improves, General Says

    Aug 29, 2007

    Efforts to improve IraqAca,!a,,cs electrical power grid continue to make good progress, a senior U.S. military engineering officer reported from Baghdad.

  • Chaplains Essential to Army at War

    Aug 29, 2007

    According to Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas L. Carver, the Army's new chief of chaplains, chaplains in today's Army are more important than any time since World War II.

  • Army Extends Level of Support to Fallen Soldiers' Families

    Aug 29, 2007

    Families of deceased active-duty Soldiers can receive an extended level of support from a long-term care program.

  • Overwatch Security

    Aug 29, 2007

    1st Lt. William Cromie , Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, watches his Soldiers as they clear an ambush point previously used by Taliban extremists in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, Aug. 15.

  • Spc. John Green quote

    Aug 29, 2007

    Spc. John Green, training Iraqi police in Bayji. About 20 police were killed recently when a car filled with explosives detonated. After the attack many policemen stopped going to work, in fear that they might be killed as well.

  • Mount Rainier Rescues a Reserve Specialty

    Aug 29, 2007

    Most of the 6,000 to 8,000 climbers who each year attempt to scale this long-dormant volcano walk off the mountain under their own power. For the unfortunate few who canAca,!a,,ct Aca,!" either because of injury or incapacitation Aca,!" the trip down is often courtesy of an Army Reserve CH-47 Chinook.

  • AFN Broadcaster Receives Soldier's Medal for Saving Stabbing Victim's Life

    Aug 29, 2007

    Spc. Anthony Scroggins was all smiles Aug. 28 as American Forces Network-Europe commander, Lt. Col. Scott Malcom, pinned the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal on his uniform.

  • Japan's Free Press

    Aug 28, 2007

    The evolution of the Japanese press since August 1945 is unique in the annals of military occupation. Instead of the press being closed down, with only certain journals permitted to publish under license, General MacArthur directed that all Japanese newspapers and magazine continue to publish. The way to learn democratic free press procedures was by doing.

  • Letters to General MacArthur

    Aug 28, 2007

    Not only the appearance but the content of the letters sent by the Japanese people to General of the Army Douglas MacArthur have changed significantly since the start of the Allied occupation. The most obvious inference to be drawn from the current mail's new look is that Japan's enterprising citizens have successfully completed their first three years' apprenticeship in democratic ways.

  • Innovation on the "fly".

    Aug 28, 2007

    The movement of Aca,!A"EAca,!A? Company, 126th Infantry from Australia to Port Moresby, New Guinea was a desperate measure and the first airlift in American military history.

  • Riding Shotgun Apache Style

    Aug 28, 2007

    In the extreme case of a battlefield or natural disaster area rescue, the pilot or co-pilot of an AH-64 Apache will ride on the outside of the helicopter so the passenger(s) can sit inside. At Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, Aug. 25, Soldiers practice the tricky operation.

  • Lt. Gen. Blum Addresses State of the Guard

    Aug 28, 2007

    Domestic equipment shortages remain the barrier to even greater excellence from a transformed National Guard, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said here Aug. 25. Aca,!A"We know what we do. We know why we do it. We know what we need,Aca,!A? Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum told National Guard officers and others attending the National Guard Association of the United StatesAca,!a,,c 129th General Conference. Aca,!A"Imagine what we could do if we had what we needed to do it.Aca,!A?

  • Salute Battery

    Aug 28, 2007

  • Golden Knights landing

    Aug 28, 2007

  • Staff Sgt. Robert Habib

    Aug 28, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Robert Habib plays the snare drum during the TRADOC Band Concert at Fort Monroe, Va. on Aug. 23, 2007.

  • Walk A Mile Photo Upate - 8/25/07

    Aug 28, 2007

    Soldier-mom Marcia Hawkins and nine others are walking 400 miles from Deerfield, Mass., to Washington, D.C., to let America's military know the country appreciates their service. "We made it, too emotional right now! Hugs to everyone, will talk to you all soon. Wreath tomorrow. What a trip it has been! - Marcia"

  • OIF Veteran Returns Home to Help Army Recruiters

    Aug 28, 2007

    Spc. Workman, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom is taking part in the Special Recruiter Assistance Program (SRAP)

  • Army Leaders Forum - Army Secretary Geren

    Aug 28, 2007

    Army Leaders Forum, Aug. 23, 2007, focuses on the Honorable Pete Geren, the Secretary of the Army.

  • $100 Million for Family Programs

    Aug 28, 2007

    Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff okay $100 million for Family Programs and Services.

  • Med Simulator

    Aug 28, 2007

    Medical simulator training center helps prepare soldiers for battlefield.

  • Lt. Gen. Blum: Imagine a Fully Equipped National Guard

    Aug 28, 2007

    Domestic equipment shortages remain the barrier to even greater excellence from a transformed National Guard, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said.

  • Women Medics Earn Respect in Combat

    Aug 28, 2007

    Women medics care for the sick and wounded, provide security for fellow Soldiers and sometimes fight when necessary. ItAca,!a,,cs all part of their duties in the combat zone.

  • Occupation of Japan

    Aug 27, 2007

    The Allied Occupation of Japan is more than a mere military mission. It is also an experiment, a paradox, and a symbol. As a military mission, its major functions are virtually completed. The culminating act in the victory of Allied arms in the Pacific war, the occupation quickly succeeded in its assigned task of disarming the vanquished and rendering Japan's war-making power totally ineffective.

  • Occupied Japan -- A Progress Report

    Aug 27, 2007

    When General MacArthur landed with the first United States troops in Japan in September 1945, he found devastated cities and a wide-spread collapse of economic and financial structures.

  • Men and Machines In Occupied Japan

    Aug 27, 2007

    Combing the far reaches of the Pacific from sun-baked atolls to the main islands of Japan, a vast mop-up operation is reclaiming millions of dollars in vehicular equipment for use for Far East Command troops. Conducted since 1948 by the U.S. Eighth Army Ordnance Section's Industrial Group, Fifth Echelon, commonly called BIG-5, the automotive salvage program is not only saving millions of dollars for American taxpayers; it is also bolstering the Japanese economy by teaching modern industrial methods to about 10,000 Japanese workers, thus paving the way for a rejuvenated Japanese automotive industry.

  • Japan Since VJ Day

    Aug 27, 2007

    Responsibility for repelling the North Korean Communist hordes who shattered a Sunday morning's calm on 25 June by unprovoked invasion of South Korea is the latest task added to the heavy burden carried by the Far Easy Command. As Commanding general, Far Easy Command, and as Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, General Douglas MacArthur flew to Korea early in the conflict to observe the situation personally. On 8 July he was named Supreme Commander of United Nations Forces in Korea.

  • AMC commanders transfer theater command authority

    Aug 27, 2007

    AMC commanders transfer theater command authority

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. Quote

    Aug 27, 2007

    Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., speaking at the 129th National Guard Association of the United States General Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Aug. 26, 2007.

  • Gen. Casey: National Guard Vital in Long War

    Aug 27, 2007

    The National Guard is making a vital contribution to current wars and will continue to be integral as we enter a period of persistent conflict, the chief of staff of the Army said here Aug. 26.

  • Gun Seibu--In Japan

    Aug 27, 2007

    The signing of the Instruments of Surrender, on 2 September 1945, brought an official end to the smoke and roar of battle in the Pacific. With the ushering in of peace, policy directives from the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington gave the Supreme Commander powers and discretion to use the Japanese government and its agencies, including the Emperor, to accomplish the Occupation mission. The Supreme Commander thereupon established a supervisory military administration over Japan, inaugurating a new and unparalleled chapter in the history of military government.

  • Army Wife in Tokyo

    Aug 27, 2007

    "I don't care how much I loved my husband, I wouldn't follow him to a heathen country like Japan!" the lady bus driver in Galveston had announced stoutly. She considered me a most inhuman mother to permit the Army doctors to give Cecil Jr. the dozen or more necessary inoculation and vaccinations. As a matter of fact, Cecil Jr., himself, didn't mind nearly as much as she did. He was not sick from any of them, although the 11-year-old twins, especially Barbara, stayed in bed a day or two after the typhoid and tetanus shots.

  • Coalition Exercise Focused on Improving Combat Identification

    Aug 27, 2007

    U.S. Joint Forces CommandAca,!a,,cs Joint Fires Integration and Interoperability Team will deploy with an eight-nation coalition to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the National Training Center at Fort Irwin Calif., Sep. 7-19 to assess technologies designed to reduce friendly fire incidents and enhance combat effectiveness.

  • A Soldier in Kyushu

    Aug 27, 2007

    The Soldier on occupation duty in Kyushu is first of all a fighting-man. The major portion of his time is given to a rigorous training schedule. But, once his training day is over, he finds a variety of facilities for pleasant living. he is quartered in comfortable barracks, eats good American food in well-equipped dining halls, attends church services in attractive chapels, sees the latest American films, tunes in daily news broadcasts from the States, purchases at a well-stocked post exchange, participates in leisure-time activities at Red Cross clubs, and engages in competitive sports. Except for differences in climate and geography, he moves in an orbit of garrison life similar to that in the States.

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/24/07

    Aug 27, 2007

    Soldier-mom Marcia Hawkins and nine others are walking 400 miles from Deerfield, Mass., to Washington, D.C., to let America's military know the country appreciates their service - whatever branch, wherever stationed.

  • More Than Grapes Planted

    Aug 27, 2007

    Local Iraqi citizens tipped coalition forces that a weapons cache was hidden in a vineyard in the Diyala River Valley. Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct the search Aug. 16.

  • Kibben Takes Command of Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Aug 27, 2007

    Col. Charles W. Kibben became the fourteenth commander of Crane Army Ammunition Activity here July 12, overlooking Naval Support Activity Crane's Lake Greenwood. Kibben replaces Col. Todd R. Smith, who became the Chief of Staff at U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command (JMC), Rock Island, Ill.

  • Happy Independence Day

    Aug 27, 2007

    Afghans invited U.S. Soldiers to join in celebrating Independence Day, Aug. 19. Afghanistan achieved its independence on that day in 1919 from Great Britain.

  • 1st Inf. Div. Spouse Pens Book on Army Wives

    Aug 27, 2007

    Hoping to share the everyday moments of ordinary Army wives, Janelle Mock penned the book, "Portraits of the Toughest Job in the Army: Voices and Faces of Modern Army Wives."

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Fort Dix

    Aug 27, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Fort Dix, N.J., Aug. 24.

  • MNC-I Exceeds Retention Goal

    Aug 27, 2007

    Multinational Corps-Iraq retention goals for fiscal 2007 were met Aug. 15, more than six weeks ahead of schedule.

  • "Steve got me in touch with Branden's Mom, Jill."

    Aug 27, 2007

    Hello, Oh my gosh we are having the greatest time, the response has been wonderful! We are meeting a soldier tomorrow for breakfast and then he will take us to a route he has picked us to walk. I can tell you this has been the best experience I have ever had next to having my kids! I cannot not wait to share all of this with all of you. Hugs for now, Marcia

  • Help Heal Hire Program

    Aug 27, 2007

    Help Heal Hire Program for Warriors in Transition.

  • Training Afghan Commandos

    Aug 27, 2007

    Training commandos for the Afghan National Army.

  • 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety Campaign Draws to a Close

    Aug 27, 2007

    Labor Day marks the end of the 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign and the Army remains dedicated to engaging and educating all Soldiers on safe practices Aca,!" both on and off duty.

  • Soldiers Bring Mobile Communications to Battlefield

    Aug 27, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Matthew Hancock looked over the schematics the 82nd Airborne had put together for a mobile tactical operations center and knew that he could build something similar for his battalion.

  • MRAPs Displayed on Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Aug 27, 2007

    A team of test operators and mechanics here gave members of the media and other visitors a firsthand look today at the mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle, or MRAP, which is currently being tested on its automotive quality and ability to protect servicemembersAca,!a,,c lives.

  • $1.6 Million in Grants Awarded to Support Soldiers

    Aug 27, 2007

    The Texas Resources for Iraq-Afghanistan Deployment Fund of the Dallas Foundation awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to assist Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families through seven non-profit organizations.

  • Commanders Say Iraqi Citizens Turning Against Insurgents

    Aug 27, 2007

    Iraqis who once aligned themselves with militants are now taking up arms against al Qaeda, Army leaders in Iraq said.

  • Soldiers Build Road in Alaska for Indian Tribe

    Aug 27, 2007

    First proposed by the Metlakatla Indian community nearly 60 years ago, the road project has finally become a reality, thanks to the help of Soldiers.

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno quote

    Aug 27, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno, commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, Aug. 26.

  • Supporting Boots on the Ground

    Aug 27, 2007

    Two AH-64D Apache helicopters from 1st Aca,!A"AttackAca,!A? Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, taxi back to their parking spots at Camp Taji, Iraq, after completing a mission Aug. 15. The battalion supports ground troops through reconnaissance and aerial weaponry. The Apache crews of 1st ACB have disrupted numerous roadside bomb attacks aimed at Iraqi civilians and coalition forces throughout the Baghdad area of operations.

  • Aric Almirola Fights Through Adversity at Bristol

    Aug 27, 2007

    Starting at the rear of the field plus a lack of early cautions handicapped Aric Almirola in Saturday night's Nextel Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The end result was a 36th-place finish for the 23-year-old driver, who was making his second career Cup start and his first with the U.S. Army race team.

  • SACEUR praises Schweinfurt community

    Aug 26, 2007

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The Supreme Allied Commander Europe spent an hour Wednesday answering questions, sharing information, and praising Soldiers, Family members, and civilians in the Schweinfurt military community.

  • Army Recruiting July 2007

    Aug 25, 2007

  • Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

    Aug 25, 2007

  • Air defense Soldiers ready to react

    Aug 25, 2007

    HANAU, Germany Aca,!" As the U.S. presence in Germany progressively gets smaller due to base closures, deployments and unitsAca,!a,,c relocating stateside, the need for vigilance still remains.

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