Archive: Aug 2007

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  • PTSD/MTBI Chain Teaching Program

    Aug 24, 2007

    PTSD/MTBI Chain Teaching Program

  • LandWarNet Conference Remarks by the Honorable Pete Geren, Secretary of the Army, in Ft. Lauderdale,

    Aug 24, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks during the LandWarNet Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., August 21.

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/23/07

    Aug 24, 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.

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/23/07

    Aug 24, 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.

  • Walk A Mile Photo Upate - 8/23/07

    Aug 24, 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.

  • Senior Enlisted Advisor Passes on Lessons Learned to NCO Academy Grads

    Aug 24, 2007

    The Army Medical Command Noncommissioned Officer AcademyAca,!a,,cs newest graduates were given a few words of wisdom by someone with more than his share of experience leading troops.

  • Army Curators Study History at Fort Sam Houston

    Aug 24, 2007

    More than 30 museum curators, senior staff members and museum technicians from Army museums nationwide met at Fort Sam HoustonAca,!a,,cs Army Medical Department Museum Aug. 14 for the first Basic Curatorial Methods Training course in almost five years.

  • New Chief of Chaplains Reports for Duty

    Aug 24, 2007

    According to Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas L. Carver, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new chief of chaplains, chaplains in todayAca,!a,,cs Army are more important than any time since World War II. Their very mission, nurturing the living, caring for the wounded and honoring the dead, is essential to an Army at war.

  • Every Soldier Counts / Referral Bonuses

    Aug 24, 2007

    Gen. Petraeus, every Soldier counts; 2,000 dollar referral bonus paying off.

  • Dinner is Served

    Aug 24, 2007

    Food service specialists give meals an extra kick at COP Callahan. Staff. Sgt. Randy Randolph has the story.

  • Guardsmen Train on High-Tech Simulator

    Aug 24, 2007

    Pvt. Elias Kvasnikoff is traveling down a dusty road through a small Iraqi village when suddenly his Humvee lurches, the windows shatter and the convoy comes to a screeching halt. He has taken a direct hit by an insurgentAca,!a,,cs rocket-propelled grenade. If heAca,!a,,cs not dead, heAca,!a,,cs lucky.

  • Alaska Guard Sees Dynamic Change in Face of Deployments

    Aug 24, 2007

    The Army National Guard in Alaska is manned to 98 percent and recruiting numbers are going up. This is in the midst of what Maj. Gen. Craig E. Campbell called their most challenging deployment.

  • Violence Down in Iraq; Iraqi Forces Becoming More Capable

    Aug 24, 2007

    Due to the sustained presence of coalition forces in former insurgent safe havens and increased capability of Iraqi security forces, levels of violence in Iraq are the lowest theyAca,!a,,cve been since June 2006.

  • Raise Your Right Paw

    Aug 24, 2007

    Military working dog Zorby sits patiently as his handler, Staff Sgt. Dallas O'Dell, Task Force Semper Lex, and another Soldier, reenlist him aboard a helicopter over eastern Kosovo, Aug. 22. Military working dogs perform valuable services worldwide, from rescuing people trapped in buildings to sniffing out explosives and drugs.

  • Col. Richard Welch quote

    Aug 24, 2007

    Army Col. Richard Welch, chief of Multinational Division BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Reconciliation and Engagement Cell.

  • Army Football Sets Military Appreciation Day

    Aug 24, 2007

    The Army Athletic Association will kick off the football season with Military Appreciation Day during West PointAca,!a,,cs Sept. 8 contest against Rhode Island at historic Michie Stadium.

  • Garmisch Staff Sergeant Selected as IMCOM's NCO of the Year

    Aug 24, 2007

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" A staff sergeant from U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch was selected as Noncommissioned Officer of the Year by Installation Management Command.

  • USAREUR Strykers Case Colors for Iraq

    Aug 24, 2007

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" Thousands of people from the Vilseck community gathered to bid farewell to the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment at their deployment ceremony Aug. 3.

  • Schiller assumes command of Sierra Army Depot

    Aug 23, 2007

    Sierra Army Depot change of command held on july 26, 2007

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/22/07

    Aug 23, 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.

  • BAMC Steps up Care for Warriors in Transition, Families

    Aug 23, 2007

    Since June, Brooke Army Medical Center has implemented a series of sweeping changes designed to improve the quality of care for Soldiers in transition and their Families.

  • Lean, Six Sigma prove cost effective for business operations

    Aug 23, 2007

    The depot this year saved more than $19 million after a program aligning two process-improvement activities helped eliminate waste and reduced variation in business and industrial processes. Lean and Six Sigma, or LSS, training was implemented at Anniston Army Depot in 2004, with the first class completing projects and receiving their certifications in 2005.

  • ANAD hosts Change of Command ceremony

    Aug 23, 2007

    Col. Sherry Keller assumed command of Anniston Army Depot from Col. Alexander Raulerson in an outdoor Change of Command ceremony on Aug. 16. Keller is the depotAca,!a,,cs 31st commander and first female commander.

  • Shingo results in, ANAD to be awarded

    Aug 23, 2007

    Anniston Army Depot learned Aug. 13 that two of its production operations are scheduled to receive a public sector Shingo award for excellence in manufacturing at an awards presentation in October.

  • Graf Ranges Play Vital Role for Deployment Training

    Aug 23, 2007

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" For anyone living near here, itAca,!a,,cs no secret that area ranges play host to live fire exercises throughout the year. The loud booms and rat-tat-tats that quickly become just background noise serve as daily reminders that those ranges are back there being used.

  • After-Army Review: Two Former Soldiers Tell How Army Life Helped Them

    Aug 23, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs something nearly every Soldier will face sooner or later: transitioning from the Army to civilian life. Whether they choose to do so after seven years or 27, the changes in lifestyle and environment can conjure up every emotion in the book. Regardless of what they go on to do, many say their time in the Army more than prepared them for what they tackled next.

  • Charlie Co 1-16 INF "Bandidos"

    Aug 23, 2007

    "My father, Bob Fransen recently completed a 5 Mile walk with your orginization and has a picture on your site. My name is SGT. Brian Fransen and I am stationed in Iraq and was curious if you could put a picture of myself with some of my fellow soldiers on your site. Enclosed are two (2) pictures from Charlie Co 1-16 INF "Bandido's". Thank you for what you all are doing for the Soldiers here in Iraq. God Bless. GO ARMY!!"

  • LandWarNet Conference Remarks by the Secretary of the Army in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Aug 23, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks at the LandWarNet Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and continues on to visit Fort McPherson, Ga., Aug. 21.

  • 'Walk a Mile' Photo Update - 8/22/07

    Aug 23, 2007

    Day 4 - The walkers started in Edison, NJ. and traveled down through Rt. 27, Highland Park, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Franklin, Kingston and Princeton. They braved some rain but were greeted by supporters along the route.

  • Dean Relief / MRAPs to Iraq

    Aug 23, 2007

    Soldiers and Airman assist in Dean relief efforts; Mine Resistant Ambush Protection vehicles headed to Iraq.

  • SecArmy Geren Interview Pt. 3

    Aug 23, 2007

    In Part 3 of an interview with Jini Ryan, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren talks about supporting the Soldiers.

  • Sampey Loses in Final Round of Toyo Tires Nationals, Brown Out in Quarterfinals

    Aug 23, 2007

    After enduring numerous rain delays over the last three days, U.S. Army Pro Stock Motorcycle pilot, Angelle Sampey, could not quite close the deal here as she lost in the final round of the Toyo Tires Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.The three-time world champion was automatically disqualified in her match up with Matt Guidera after she wiped out the 1,000-foot timing cone. Aca,!A"ThatAca,!a,,cs certainly not the way I would have preferred to finish off this race after being here for so long,Aca,!A? said a dejected Ms. Sampey. Aca,!A"I was side-by-side with Matt for much of the way down the track and then I started drifting toward the center. I tried to muscle my bike back into the groove, but I just couldnAca,!a,,ct get it done. I ultimately hit the cone and that was it.Aca,!A?

  • Guard Chief: Nation's Guard Members at Peak of Excellence

    Aug 23, 2007

    As chief of the National Guard Bureau bragged about todayAca,!a,,cs Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen to sports commentators at Fenway Park, a 91-year-old World War II veteran sitting in the stands below the broadcasting booth made much the same claims on behalf of todayAca,!a,,cs Guardmembers. During the fifth inning of the Aug. 17 Red Sox game against the Los Angeles Angels, LTG H Steven Blum told Gerry Remy and Don Orsillo of the New England Sports Network that 70 percent of Guardmembers have served at least one tour related to the Global War on Terrorism. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre in 40 countries,Aca,!A? Blum said. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre providing about 50,000 troops overseas as you and I are talking and watching this ballgame; 6,000 on the Southwest border; and about 10,000 called out by their governors for forest fires, floodsAca,!A| getting ready for hurricanes.Aca,!A?

  • Program Gives Chance a 'Chance'

    Aug 23, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" An Army program to provide free, qualified care for exceptional family members has just become even better, and might mean a little boy named Chance learns to communicate with the world.

  • Walk A Mile for A Soldier - Progress Map - 8/21/07

    Aug 22, 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.

  • 62nd Medical Brigade Takes Up Medical Mission in Iraq

    Aug 22, 2007

    The 3rd Medical Command, Fort Gillem, Ga., transferred responsibilities as the commanding medical unit in Iraq to the 62nd Medical Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash., during transfer of authority ceremony Aug. 15 at Al-Faw Palace at Camp Victory.

  • Army Field Support Battalion - Afloat

    Aug 22, 2007

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights the Army Field Support Battalion-Afloat and its mission.

  • Referral Bonus Program Draws 6,800 New Soldiers

    Aug 22, 2007

    Under the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Referral Bonus Program, sponsors have referred 31,000 recruits resulting in 6,800 contracts as of early August, according to officials at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command in Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Aric Almirola to Make Debut in 01 Army Chevy at Bristol

    Aug 22, 2007

    Aric Almirola makes his debut in the 01 Army Chevrolet in Saturday nightAca,!a,,cs Nextel Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway. It will be the second career Cup race for the 23-year-old driver and his first with Dale Earnhardt Inc. Mr. Almirola joined DEI after a whirlwind week in mid-July. In a matter of a few days after leaving Joe Gibbs Racing to sign with Ginn Racing, he found himself headed to DEI when the company merged with Ginn. Hailing from Tampa, Fla., Mr. Almirola will share the 01 Army ride with veteran Mark Martin in selected races of the current season and also during the 2008 campaign.

  • Environmental Education for Afghans Essential, U.S. Officials Say

    Aug 22, 2007

    The U.S. Army, in concert with environmental and wildlife agencies, are hoping to prevent further damage to habitats and endangered species in Afghanistan.

  • Simone Hartley quote

    Aug 22, 2007

    Simone Hartley, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, Germany Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program, referring to deployments and how separation can take its toll on youth of all ages. He and other family advocacy counselors say parents should take steps to help children cope during this difficult time.

  • Courteous Soldier

    Aug 22, 2007

    While conducting a foot patrol Aug. 14, in support of Operation Lightning Hammer in Mukeisha, Iraq, Sgt. Nic Root holds the door open for a local resident carrying water from a nearby canal. Sgt. Root is from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Soldiers Provide Earthquake Relief

    Aug 22, 2007

    Medical personnel from the Army and other services, attached to Joint Task Force-Bravo are treating hundreds of Peruvians in the vicinity of Pisco, where a magnitude 8 earthquake struck Aug. 15. The task force is based at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Become a Special Agent, Get $20K

    Aug 22, 2007

    A $20,000 lump-sum critical skills accession bonus is being offered to active duty enlisted Soldiers who complete the Criminal Investigation Command special agent warrant officer basic course by Sept. 30, 2008. The CSAB targets the 31 series military occupational specialty for Military Police Corps noncommissioned officers selected for appointment to warrant officer positions in the 311A MOS. Enlisted special agents with at least 24 months of CID investigative experience and a minimum of 60 hours of college credit and who are no longer on probationary status, are eligible to receive the bonus.

  • Pimp My Ride

    Aug 22, 2007

    A National Guard Soldier has pimped his ride. And not just in any fashion, he's done it Army style. Sgt. Nicholas Ashby purchased a 2004 Infinity G-35 coupe after his re-deployment from Iraq. Then he started to trick it out -- all in the name of fallen comrades. Now Ashby and his ride are on a year long Hot Import Nights tour -- so more people can remember the fallen.

  • Olympic Boxing / Walk a Mile

    Aug 22, 2007

    Soldiers compete at U.S. Olympic Boxing Team Trials; Marcia Hawkins leads group on 400-mile walk from Dearborn, MA to Washington DC for 'Walk a Mile for a Soldier.'

  • SecArmy Geren Interview Pt. 2

    Aug 22, 2007

    In Part 2 of an interview with Jini Ryan, Sec Army Pete Geren talks about his priorities for the Army.

  • Army NASCAR Team Faces Tough Outing at Michigan

    Aug 22, 2007

    One of the longest weekends in NASCAR history culminated in a frustrating ending for Mark Martin and the U.S. Army Race Team. Running in the 16th position all the way to mid-point of Tuesday's Nextel Cup race at Michigan International Speedway here, Mr. MartinAca,!a,,cs 01 Army Chevrolet began to smoke heavily, bringing out the third caution of the race. Mr. Martin and the team were forced to take the car behind the wall for an hour to repair a broken rear seal in the engine before the Army driver returned to the track. A few turns around the track and his race day ended when the engine called it quits on lap 170 of 200. He finished 42nd.

  • Vice Chief of Staff Designates West Point Center of Excellence for Professional Military Ethics

    Aug 22, 2007

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard Cody expanded West PointAca,!a,,cs role as AmericaAca,!a,,cs premier leader-development institution Friday by designating the U.S. Military Academy the Army Center of Excellence for the Professional Military Ethic.

  • Not Afraid of Heights

    Aug 22, 2007

    A Soldier from the U.S. Army's Golden Knights descends into Atlantic City, N.J., in front of the Borgata Hotel to start the festivities of the 5th-annual Atlantic City air show Aug. 13.

  • Power, Influence Dictate Patterns of Violence in Central Iraq

    Aug 22, 2007

    Rather than clearly drawn lines in a Sunni vs. Shiia sectarian battle, the driver of much of Iraq's current violence is the murkier struggle for "power and influence," a coalition commander said.

  • Meritorious Unit Commendations awarded to field support unit

    Aug 22, 2007

    The 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, a subordinate unit of the Army Sustainment Command, was awarded Secretary of the Army Meritorious Unit Commendations for service in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom by the commander of the Army Materiel Command, Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin in a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 20.

  • Gen. Richard A. Cody quote

    Aug 22, 2007

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody, in a speech to cadets at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., Aug. 18.

  • Gen. Cody's Remarks to the USMA Corps of Cadets

    Aug 21, 2007

    Remarks made by Gen. Richard A. Cody, U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff, to Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

  • Minnesota Guard Responds to Flooding

    Aug 21, 2007

    The Minnesota National Guard this week is participating in rescue and recovery efforts, following severe flooding in southern Minnesota.

  • Texas National Guard Ahead of Hurricane Dean

    Aug 21, 2007

    Military vehicles and commercial buses are staged in the Rio Grande Valley in preparation for the possible evacuation of communities along the south Texas and Mexico coastlines that may be affected by Hurricane Dean.

  • Army Takes Issue with Payday Loans

    Aug 21, 2007

    EveryoneAca,!a,,cs heard the familiar radio spots cajoling people to take out a payday loan. It sounds easy enough. They offer a loan, which is paid back when your paycheck arrives.

  • 'Walk a Mile' Photo Update - 8/20/07

    Aug 21, 2007

    Photos sent in by Marcia Hawkins on Day 2 of 'Walk a Mile for a Soldier.' They started off on the Mass./Ct. state line, passed through Glastonbury Ct., and ended up in Portland Ct.

  • Oklahomans Volunteer Use of Their Land for Military Training

    Aug 21, 2007

    Moments after receiving word of casualties in the battlefield, the blades of a U.S. military helicopter at the main base begin rotating. Within minutes, flying above barren fields and urban areas, the crew races toward the casualties knowing the significance of each tick of the clock. After a few tense moments at a remote landing zone, the wounded are secured in the chopper and the crew speed to the military hospital where lifesaving medical care awaits.

  • Soldiers Rescue Women from Fire, Awarded Soldiers Medal

    Aug 21, 2007

    Two 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers were awarded the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest peacetime honor, for saving an elderly woman and her handicapped daughter from a burning apartment in Uijeongbu, Korea last year.

  • Operation Market-Garden

    Aug 21, 2007

    On September 17, 1944, the First Allied Airborne Army launched Operation Market-Garden, an airborne assault deep into Holland. This mission was later immortalized in the book and movie A Bridge Too Far.

  • Soldier's Second Olympic Boxing Bid Could be Last Hurrah in Ring

    Aug 21, 2007

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Mahlon Kerwick has dedicated his Olympic dream to his Family.

  • Football Coach/Assistant Principal Deploys

    Aug 21, 2007

    High school football coach/assistant principal misses first season in 15 years for deployment.

  • SecArmy Geren Interview Pt. 1

    Aug 21, 2007

    Part 1 of an interview with Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren. Interview by Jini Ryan.

  • Army Chef Inducted into Top Culinary Society

    Aug 21, 2007

    The American Academy of Chefs inducted Chief Warrant Officer 4 David J. Longstaff, senior mission command food advisor and a certified executive chef, into their honor society July 20 at the Marriott Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

  • Operation Phantom Strike Continues to Put Pressure on Extremists

    Aug 21, 2007

    Operation Phantom Strike, a series of combined coalition-Iraqi Aca,!A"quick-strikeAca,!A? offensives that launched last week continues to pressure extremist elements across Iraq, a top official there said.

  • MWR 'Dress the Dog' Contest Offers Prizes for Multiple Purchasers

    Aug 21, 2007

    There is still time to qualify for a chance to win a 2008 Ford Mustang, an all-inclusive, five-night stay at Shades of Green on Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., or Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, one of five $100 gift cards to military exchanges and commissaries, various electronic products or a mountain bike.

  • Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch quote

    Aug 21, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, Multinational Division Central and 3rd Infantry Division commander, Aug. 16.

  • Table Walking

    Aug 21, 2007

    Soldiers and Airmen of the Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team partake in an Afghan lunch of naan, rice, roast meat and chai in Panjshir Province, Aug. 7.

  • Aid in Peru a Team Effort

    Aug 21, 2007

    Dozens of Soldiers and other U.S. military personnel are in Peru helping with earthquake recovery efforts. The troops are from Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, and several U.S. bases. A magnitude 8.0 quake struck the country Aug. 15 in the vicinity of the city of Pisco.

  • Texas National Guard Ready for Hurricane Dean

    Aug 20, 2007

    National Guard Soldiers and Airmen, most of them from Texas, are making final preparations for a rapid response should Hurricane Dean strike the Texas coast later this week.

  • Army Begins Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury Chain Teaching

    Aug 20, 2007

  • Army Begins Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury Chain Teaching

    Aug 20, 2007

  • CERDEC digital tool helps Commander predict the future while making decisions

    Aug 20, 2007

    Through the Common Operational Picture (COP) provided in Army Battle Command Systems (ABCS) 6.4, a Commander now receives a wealth of information that allows him to confidently make informed decisions. The large amount of data in the COP, however, can make the process of deciding how to react a little more challenging. While digital systems provide the Commander with a look at the present COP, Running Estimates Services (RES) will help him hypothesize into the future.

  • Suicide Named Third Leading Cause of Death Among National Guard Soldiers

    Aug 20, 2007

    In terms of a threat to Army National Guard Soldiers, it easily rivals rounds from a concealed sniper, the devastation of an improvised explosive device or a blast from rocket-propelled grenade.

  • 143rd Marks Beginning of Reserve Transformation

    Aug 20, 2007

    143rd marks the beginning of the Army Reserve Transformation.

  • Medical Engagement

    Aug 20, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers work with local doctors to provide medical care to Iraqis. Pfc. Joseph Labutka reports.

  • Fort Hood Spouse Featured on Famous Cereal Box

    Aug 20, 2007

    Robin Crouse was bashful at first about having a costarring role with breakfast star Tony the Tiger.

  • Army Cooks Take the Cake in 'Iron Chef' Competition

    Aug 20, 2007

    Food service personnel of the 3rd Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team competed in their own version of the Iron Chef competition here Aug. 16.

  • Schumacher Exits in First Round, Rain Delays Motorcycle Action

    Aug 20, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher, dropped a first round encounter to Doug Foley here Sunday in the Toyo Tires Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

  • Medical Personnel Treat Hundreds of Quake Victims in Peru

    Aug 20, 2007

    Soldiers and other military personnel from Joint Task Force Bravo deployed to Peru from Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras saw more than 200 patients during their first three hours of earthquake relief work and are now treating many more.

  • Gen. Petraeus: Iraqis Need to Demonstrate Progress, Hope

    Aug 20, 2007

    The clock is ticking for American troop presence in Iraq, and if more time is needed, it will require more progress in the region, the commander of coalition troops there said.

  • Gen. Cody Praises All-Volunteer Force

    Aug 20, 2007

    Calling today's Army the best that's ever been, Army Vice Chief Gen. Richard A. Cody said he doesn't want to return to a draft-filled force.

  • More Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles Shipped to Middle East

    Aug 20, 2007

    U.S. troops serving in Iraq will have a little more protection soon, as two of the military's newest armored vehicles are on their way to the theater.

  • Mail Call

    Aug 20, 2007

    Spc. Creashon Laskey hands Pvt. Michael Bailey a package at the Task Force Phantom mailroom in Camp Victory, Iraq. Mail connects Soldiers with Family and friends and is a big motivational factor on the front lines.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jason Alexander quote

    Aug 20, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Alexander, winner of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? competition.

  • Gen. Petraeus Interview

    Aug 17, 2007

    SRTV's Gail McCabe sits down for an exclusive interview with Gen. David Petraeus, commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq.

  • Hawaii Army National Guard, from Hurricanes to Fires

    Aug 17, 2007

    Approximately one dozen Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers quickly shifted their focus from Hurricane preparedness to fire suppression over the last two days after Hurricane Flossie quietly passed by and a wildfire raged in Waialua, Hawaii.

  • Army Releases Suicide Data, Promotes Prevention Programs

    Aug 17, 2007

    Though its number of suicides increased in 2006, the Army's suicide rate still is lower than the rate for the same age and gender group in the overall U.S. population, according to a report the service released Aug. 16.

  • Army Suicide Prevention Program Fact Sheet

    Aug 17, 2007

  • Suicide Prevention

    Aug 17, 2007

    The Army is continually looking for ways to prevent suicides.

  • 'Biggest Losers' Strut Their Slimmer Stuff

    Aug 17, 2007

    After a lifelong struggle with her weight, it only took six months for a military spouse and mother of five to lose 27 pounds and gain a hefty new title Aca,!" Fort Sam HoustonAca,!a,,cs Biggest Loser.

  • Father Helps Son Continue Family's 175 Years in Army

    Aug 17, 2007

    For the Day family, military service is a family tradition Aca,!" and has been since the Revolutionary War. When you add up all the years of military service for the Day family, it reaches to 175 years.

  • Marcia Hawkins 400-Mile Walk

    Aug 17, 2007

    Marcia Hawkins, mother of a deployed soldier, has organized a 400-mile walk from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C. to show support for the troops.

  • IED Demolitions

    Aug 17, 2007

    Soldiers go on patrol to destroy IEDs before they harm Soldiers or civilians. PFC Jon Cano reports.

  • 10,000 Feet High

    Aug 17, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, and Afghan soldiers participated in an air assault mission 10,000 feet above sea level to search for extremists who fired rockets at Forward Operating Base Naray, injuring seven Soldiers.

  • Buffalo Mine Protected Vehicle

    Aug 17, 2007

    Spc. Victor Hernandez, a combat engineer with C Company, 130th Engineer Company, Puerto Rico National Guard, shows Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, the capabilities of the Buffalo Mine Protected Vehicle used by his unit to counter improvised explosive devices in Iraq.

  • Walk a Mile for a Soldier

    Aug 17, 2007

    Soldier-mom Marcia Hawkins and nine others will start a seven day, 400-mile walk from Deerfield, Mass., to Washington, D.C., Sunday to let AmericaAca,!a,,cs military know the country appreciates their service Aca,!" whatever branch, wherever stationed.

  • One on One - Marcia Hawkins

    Aug 17, 2007

    This episode of One on One features Ms. Marcia Hawkins, a military mom walking 400 miles from Massachusetts to Washington, D.C., to honor U.S. troops.

  • New Chinook Unveiled at Fort Campbell

    Aug 17, 2007

    Aviation history was made at Fort Campbell Wednesday as a newly designed CH-47 Chinook helicopter was officially ushered into operation.

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