Archive: Aug 2007

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  • Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno quote

    Aug 17, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Multinational Corps Iraq commander, Aug. 16, referring to the high retention rate in Iraq.

  • We're Still in Kansas

    Aug 17, 2007

    Soldiers role-play Iraqis in a simulation designed to increase cultural awareness of Soldiers deploying for Iraq. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is viewing the simulation, held at Fort Riley, Kan., Aug. 9.

  • Soldiers Provide Medical, Dental Treatment to Hondurans

    Aug 17, 2007

    U.S. military personnel are providing medical and dental services to residents in Honduras during a two-week medical readiness training exercise.

  • Army Suicides Up, Prevention Efforts Strengthened

    Aug 17, 2007

    An Army study released today indicates that during calendar year 2006 Soldier suicides reached their highest level since 1980.

  • DoD, Partners Continue I-35 Bridge Recovery Operations

    Aug 16, 2007

    Defense Department agencies assisting with search and recovery operations at the site of the I-35W bridge collapse are continuing their efforts around-the-clock.

  • One small step to save Science Education

    Aug 16, 2007

    The Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) is doing its part to keep up with the rapid growth of foreign scientific innovation by engaging the community to motivate its youth in science and math education. The CERDEC is contributing to the effort by sponsoring annual math and science summer camps at Fort Monmouth, headed by educator Mark Peters.

  • Northern Exposure to Training

    Aug 16, 2007

    Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, 25th Infantry Division and other Army units train for combat at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Aug. 1.

  • Healing Hands Visit Honduras Hospital

    Aug 16, 2007

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Aca,!" In a brightly lit room in Hospital Escuela here Aug. 14, two U.S. hand surgeons bent over the hand of a 64-year old Honduran man.

  • Camp Lets Kids of Deployed Parents be Kids

    Aug 16, 2007

    Aca,!A"He had to save us. He had to save all of us,Aca,!A? said 10-year-old Savana Bucklewn of her fatherAca,!a,,cs three-year deployment to Iraq, a deployment so long she didnAca,!a,,ct recognize him when he did come home.

  • Book Helps Military Spouses Create Lives of Their Own

    Aug 16, 2007

    They have one of the toughest jobs in the military and they do it without pay, without leave and often without thanks.

  • CERDEC matures and transitions new technology to secure battlefield networks

    Aug 16, 2007

    The Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) successfully matured and transitioned cutting-edge technology for securing battlefield networks, culminating with a successful demonstration at Telcordia labs in Piscataway, New Jersey June 26.

  • Preparing for Afghanistan

    Aug 16, 2007

    Soldiers from Company F, 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Air Brigade, train for a deployment to Afghanistan at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County, Ind., July 18.

  • Katrina Flag

    Aug 16, 2007

    U.S. flag is returned to hurricane Katrina victim.

  • Army's 'Best Warrior' NCO Advises Competitors

    Aug 16, 2007

    Winning the Army's Best Warrior NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition brings recognition and respect.

  • Deaf Spouse

    Aug 16, 2007

    A deaf spouse prepares for husband's deployment and her own battle with cancer. Michelle Michael reports.

  • Officer Hails 'Tremendous Success' of Iraqi Automated ID System

    Aug 16, 2007

    The Iraqi governmentAca,!a,,cs automated biometrics identification system -- used to screen civilian workers, police and soldiers, as well as to catch criminals -- is a Aca,!A"tremendous success,Aca,!A? a U.S. military officer said in Baghdad today.

  • Army Engineers Work to Connect Afghanistan One Road at a Time

    Aug 16, 2007

    U.S. Army engineers in Afghanistan are doing their part to restore security and the countryAca,!a,,cs economy by building roads, bridges and levees to connect AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs people.

  • Army Captain Scores Rare Win in 4th Circuit Gun Case

    Aug 16, 2007

    A third-year law student at Wake Forest University accomplished what no other criminal appellate lawyer in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has managed: She won a reversal of a 15-year conviction for a felon in possession of a firearm based on the defense the possession was justified.

  • Security Efforts, Iraqi Government Improvements Spur Economic Growth

    Aug 16, 2007

    Recent surge operations and a continued commitment to ownership by the Iraqi government are contributing to increased economic progress in Iraq.

  • Operations in Iraq Build on Security Progress, Intelligence

    Aug 16, 2007

    Operations Phantom Strike, Lightning Hammer and Marne Husky, combined operations launched this week by coalition and Iraqi forces, are using the information and intelligence gained through operations over the summer to more effectively target insurgents throughout Iraq.

  • Col. Martin Schweitzer quote

    Aug 16, 2007

    Col. Martin Schweitzer, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, in Afghanistan, Aug. 7.

  • Security for Worshippers

    Aug 16, 2007

    2nd Lt. Jacob Becker observes the streets of Al Furat, Iraq, Aug. 9 for insurgent activity, while thousands of Iraqi citizens walk to pray during the 7th Imam holy day. 2nd Lt. Becker is assigned to the National Police Transition Team.

  • MSTC Open House Features Human Patient Simulators

    Aug 15, 2007

    The Fort Bliss Medical Simulation Training Center held an open house to mark its official opening, July 19. Four human patient simulators took center stage at the event. These simulators are the most innovative training tools Soldiers will use to train on combat lifesaver skills, said Joe Ricondo, Jr., Military Education and Government Systems and Programs.

  • Aug. 14, 2007 - Remarks at the National Press Club

    Aug 15, 2007

    Transcript of remarks made by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 14, 2007.

  • JPAC Recovers Possible Remains, Personal Effects in Laos

    Aug 15, 2007

    Four recovery teams from the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command recently completed JPACAca,!a,,cs 100th recovery mission in the Lao PeopleAca,!a,,cs Democratic Republic, recovering possible human remains and personal effects.

  • Employer Support Recognized by Reserve-Component Soldiers

    Aug 15, 2007

    Challenged by the loss of employees, civilian employers of National Guard and Reserve Soldiers endure sacrifice in a time of war that only a Soldier could understand.

  • Communication is Key for Children of Deploying Parents

    Aug 15, 2007

    Deployments are tough on military Families, especially children.

  • A Hard-Fought Victory!

    Aug 15, 2007

    In September 1847, an Army operation to seize and destroy a weapons manufacturing site and munitions storage area in hostile enemy territory results in a brief but heated battle that secures the outermost defenses of the enemyAca,!a,,cs capital.

  • Task Force Marne / USCIS Help Line

    Aug 15, 2007

    Gen. Casey re-enlists more than 100 Task Force Marne Soldiers; USCIS launches Immigration help line for Military Families.

  • Patrol Base Dragon

    Aug 15, 2007

    Soldiers turn terrorist stronghold into home away from home.

  • Army Assists in Reinvigorating Iraq's Economy

    Aug 15, 2007

    In addition to security operations in Iraq, the U.S. Army is supporting the economic development of Iraq. Security and prosperity go hand-in-hand, according to Gen. David Petraeus' counterinsurgency strategy.

  • Army Preparing for Future of Conflict, Gen. Casey Says

    Aug 15, 2007

    The Army is growing its ranks and transforming into an agile force ready to face a future that could be rife with conflicts around the world, the Army chief of staff said.

  • Gen. George W. Casey quote

    Aug 15, 2007

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., during a visit with Soldiers in Afghanistan, Aug. 12.

  • Keeping the Army Strong

    Aug 15, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey, senior enlisted advisor to the Joint Chiefs, congratulates an Army recruiter during a visit to a Wichita, Kan., recruiting station, Aug. 9. Army recruiters, who face tremendous challenges, have been doing a superb job.

  • Army Unveils First Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System for New Combat Vehicles

    Aug 15, 2007

    The Army today unveiled its first hybrid-electric propulsion system for a new fleet of Manned Ground Vehicles (MGVs), which will be tested and evaluated at the Power and Energy Systems Integration Laboratory (P&E SIL) in Santa Clara.

  • Island Adventure Completes Camp A.R.M.Y Challenge

    Aug 15, 2007

  • Island Adventure Completes Camp A.R.M.Y Challenge

    Aug 15, 2007

    LANGEOOG, Germany Aca,!" ThereAca,!a,,cs something about summer and kids that go together. ItAca,!a,,cs a time when kids can be, well, kids. ItAca,!a,,cs also a time when life-long memories are formed, like old photographs that never fade. ItAca,!a,,cs a time of care-free fun that people yearn for as they age. And itAca,!a,,cs a time of adventure experienced for the first time Aca,!" as seen through young, bright eyes.

  • M299 Personal Decontamination Kit

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the M299 personal decontamination kit.

  • Army Study Confirms Recreation, Family Programs Linked to Readiness, Retention

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Army has announced results from a recently completed study that identified positive, measurable links between Soldiers' use of recreation and Family programs and readiness and retention.

  • AMC Ammunition Plants

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights AMC ammunition plants and their accomplishments.

  • 2006 Greatest Inventions Competition

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the 2006 Army's Greatest Inventions competition.

  • CMA 45 Percent Chemical Weapon Destruction

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights CMA's 45 percent chemical weapon destruction milestone.

  • Clearing Khan Bani Sa'ad

    Aug 14, 2007

    Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers clear Khan Bani Sa'ad of insurgents and weapons caches. The Soldiers are from Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • A Civil Affairs Mission

    Aug 14, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers and Iraqi police meet with local villagers in Al Wahida to address security, health and infrastructure concerns, while others hunt for insurgents suspected in the area. The Soldiers are from the 97th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade and Company C, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • Army Chief of Staff Visits Soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Aug 14, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. administered the oath of enlistment to 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers in Iraq Sunday after spending time with troops in Afghanistan last week.

  • Pool Therapy Keeps 'Black Jack' Soldiers in the Fight

    Aug 14, 2007

    With the opening of Montpetit Pool here last month, Soldiers from the 2nd Aca,!A"Black JackAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have had a daily escape from the summer heat.

  • Army Racing Vodcast - Indy

    Aug 14, 2007

    On this episode of the US Army Racing Vodcast, more good news from the Sarge, and the 01 Chevy at the Brickyard. Also a peek behind the scenes with the NASCAR crew, and much, much more! Stay tuned for next weeks episode.

  • Interview with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Aug 14, 2007

    Join Jini Ryan as she interviews the Secretary of the Army, Mr. Pete Geren.

  • High Retention and Recruiting / Record Deal

    Aug 14, 2007

    All active duty services meet recruiting numbers, retention remains high; Pfc. Marco Sanchez gets 250,000 dollar record deal.

  • Briarra's Story

    Aug 14, 2007

    The Story of a young girl struggling with Leukemia.

  • General Assesses Quality of Iraqi Army, Police

    Aug 14, 2007

    IraqAca,!a,,cs security forces are making great strides, but the army is enduring a shortage of experienced military leaders, while law enforcement is troubled by sectarian divisiveness.

  • Congratulations to All Iraqis!

    Aug 14, 2007

    A member of the Iraqi National Police Force at a checkpoint in East Rashid, Baghdad, shows a copy of the Baghdad Now newspaper to a Soldier that proclaims the victory of the Iraqi national soccer team in the Asia Cup, Aug. 6. The newspaper is put together by the U.S. Army's Detachment 1080, 318th Psychological Operations Company.

  • Lt. Col. Joseph Knott quote

    Aug 14, 2007

    Lt. Col. Joseph Knott, program manager for the Army Compatible Use Buffer Program. The program establishes buffer areas near Army and Army National Guard installations to protect endangered species and natural landscapes and to prevent incompatible development in the vicinity of military installations. The buffers also significantly reduce the impact of encroachment on Soldier training and military-equipment testing.

  • Improved Tricare Reserve Select Plan Takes Effect Oct. 1

    Aug 14, 2007

    National Guardsmen and Reservists enrolled in the Tricare Reserve Select health plan can now go to the Tricare Web site to transfer to the new, improved program that will replace it Oct. 1.

  • Soldiers Recognized at Hot Import Nights-Chicago

    Aug 13, 2007

    US Army and Army Reserve Soldiers receive on-stage recognition at Boost MobileAca,!a,,cs Hot Import Nights auto show August 10 at ChicagoAca,!a,,cs Soldier Field.

  • America's Army to Launch New Game

    Aug 13, 2007

    America's Army will declare war on the fictional country of Ganzia Sept. 27 when it launches "True Soldiers" for X-Box 360, the latest evolution of the popular Army-sponsored computer game.

  • Soldiers Rescue Boy from Well

    Aug 13, 2007

    Multinational Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers rescued a 2-year-old Iraqi boy from a dry well located near his familyAca,!a,,cs residence Aug. 9.

  • Immigration Services Launches Military Help Line

    Aug 13, 2007

    Servicemembers and their Families stationed around the world are now able to call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for help with immigration services and benefits using a dedicated, toll-free telephone help line, 1-877-CIS-4MIL (1-877-247-4645).

  • "Redhawk" Flies to New Mission in Oklahoma

    Aug 13, 2007

    Crisscrossing the United States to conduct training missions is nothing new to the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 361st Regiment Aca,!A"RedhawkAca,!A?, 5th Armored Brigade, First Army Division West, based at Fort Carson, Colo. What is new to these Soldiers is the role that they are now fulfilling as Unit Mobilization Assistors with the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard.

  • Army Couple Helps Injured at I-35 Bridge

    Aug 13, 2007

    Disasters often result in pain, crippling injuries and death. But they can also bring out the best in people.

  • 'Black Jack' Soldier Signs Record Deal

    Aug 13, 2007

    Growing up in the Mission District of San Francisco, Calif., Pfc. Marco Sanchez always dreamed of a music career.

  • Trends Encouraging in Baghdad Hotspots, Commander Says

    Aug 13, 2007

    The security situation in eastern Baghdad is improving, the coalition commander for that region said.

  • Veterans Service Group Leaders Visit Iraq, Gain Understanding

    Aug 13, 2007

    After a whirlwind trip to Iraq, the heads of three major veterans service organizations came home with a new understanding of the situation and of the morale of those serving there.

  • Music to Motivate

    Aug 13, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division Band perform for Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers and dignitaries in Baghdad.

  • Accident Spoils Regan Smith's Nextel Cup Homecoming

    Aug 13, 2007

    Regan Smith was an early victim in Sunday's Nextel Cup Aca,!EoewreckfestAca,!a,,c at Watkins Glen International. The U.S. Army driver, who grew up near the historic road course, was involved in an accident on Lap 21 of 90, which resulted in a 37th place finish.

  • Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey

    Aug 13, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. William J. Gainey, senior enlisted advisor to the Joint Chiefs.

  • Army NHRA Drivers Taken Out in First Round

    Aug 13, 2007

    U.S. Army NHRA drivers, Tony Aca,!A"The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, all lost in the first round of eliminations here Sunday in the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

  • Arkansas Guardsman Awarded Silver Star

    Oct 14, 2011

    Capt. John F. VanlandinghamAca,!a,,cs mission for Operation Iraqi Freedom was to train Iraqi National Guard troops to defend their country. When insurgents attacked the convoy he and his comrades were traveling in, Capt. Vanlandingham ignored his own personal safety to save the lives of several ING troops by venturing numerous times into the kill zone to help them escape.

  • Aug. 3, 2007 - CSA and Wife Discuss Family Readiness

    Aug 10, 2007

    Transcript of Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife, Sheila Casey, discussing Army Family initiatives during a visit to during a visit to the Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Child Development Center.

  • Sec. Geren on Supporting Army Families

    Aug 10, 2007

    Army Secretary Pete Geren discusses planned programs that will support Army Families.

  • New TCS Policy

    Aug 10, 2007

    The Army is putting the temporary back in Temporary Change of Station orders.

  • Reception Day at West Point

    Aug 10, 2007

    The next group of cadets begin the journey down the long grey line.

  • Employees take look inside life of Warfighter

    Aug 10, 2007

    Department of the Army (DA) interns and government employees participated in the Communications- Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC) sponsored Greening Course, a program to familiarize civilian personnel with the Soldier environment July 9-13 at Fort Monmouth.

  • Army Presents Energy and Water Management Awards

    Aug 10, 2007

    The Secretary of the Army, the Hon. Pete Geren, recognized the Army's top achievers in energy and water conservation Aug. 8 for saving a combined total of more than 737,132 million British thermal units of energy, 214 million gallons of water and $9.2 million during Fiscal Year 2006. The Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award winners improved efficiency, instituted renewable technologies and promoted energy awareness at installations worldwide.

  • RDECOM Retention

    Aug 10, 2007

  • Secretary of the Army Shares Perspective on Force, Families

    Aug 10, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke one-on-one about his present and future priorities for the Army this week with Soldiers Media Center reporter Jini Ryan. Mr. Secretary, thank you very much for joining us. This is a very difficult time for the Army; there's an on-going war; there are over-arching institutional changes, and the Army is also dealing with some very critical issues like Walter Reed. Why did you take the job to become the secretary of the Army'

  • First Female Soldier to Win FORSCOM Soldier of the Year Is Combat Medic

    Aug 10, 2007

    Spec. Jamiell Goforth, a combat medic with Headquarters Support Company, 404th Aviation Support Battalion, won the 2007 Forces Command Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Bragg, N.C, July 29-Aug. 3. She is the first female Soldier to win this title.

  • Medical Field Service School

    Aug 10, 2007

    U.S. ARMY, LEADING THE WAY IN MEDICAL INNOVATION

  • USFIT Program to Eliminate Sizing Shortfalls for Clothing, Equipment

    Aug 10, 2007

    Sizing shortfalls in clothing and equipment distributed at central issue facilities is soon to be a thing of the past with the new Uniform System for Improved Tariffs program.

  • PTSD/TBI Advancements

    Aug 9, 2007

    The Army is continually advancing its understanding of the scope of the complexities of PTSD/TBI to improve Soldier care.

  • Coalition Successes Mount Against al Qaeda in Iraq

    Aug 9, 2007

    There has been some tactical momentum achieved in July and into the first week now of August, said Brig. Gen. Kevin Bergner.

  • Gen. Petraeus Promises Frank Assessment in Iraq Benchmark Report

    Aug 9, 2007

    The commander of coalition forces in Iraq said he wonAca,!a,,ct Aca,!A"pull any punchesAca,!A? in the Iraqi benchmark report due to Congress by Sept. 15.

  • Allies in Africa

    Aug 9, 2007

    Gen. William E. Ward, U.S. European Command deputy, and U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Pamela Bridgewater, inspect Ghanaian military members at Burma Camp in Accra, Ghana, Aug. 6. Gen. WardAca,!a,,cs visit was an effort to bolster relations with African nations.

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno quote

    Aug 9, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the commander of Multinational Corps Iraq, Aug. 8.

  • Michigan Guard Battles Fire

    Aug 9, 2007

    The Michigan Army National Guard uses its UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, fitted with a large water bucket, to extinguish a fire 10 miles from Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Mich., Aug. 8.

  • Soldier Collects Toys for Iraqi Children

    Aug 9, 2007

    Before she deployed, Spc. Diana Sokol listened to Soldiers tell stories about how Iraqi children asked them for soccer balls and other items. She saw photos of kids in the city with virtually nothing but the clothes on their back, and she knew she would take action once deployed.

  • GEN Campbell Challenges and Priorities Pt. 2

    Aug 9, 2007

    General Hondo Campbell talks about the challenges and priorities of FORSCOM, part 2.

  • WRAMC Honors a Fallen Soldier/Ranger Rendezvous

    Aug 9, 2007

    An Army medic killed in action is honored at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington D.C.; the 2007 Ranger Rendezvous begins its week long celebration in Fort Benning, GA.

  • MWR Sponsors Long Drive Championship, Winner Takes $10K

    Aug 9, 2007

    Golfers are driving for dough at more than two dozen Army installations during the 2007 Military Long Drive Championships presented by Cadbury Schweppes and one big hitter will walk off with $10,000 and bragging rights as the 2007 Military Long Driver. In conjunction with the 2007 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championships, 25 Army installations are hosting local qualifiers open to active duty, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers through Sept. 4.

  • Army Reserve Transforms in Unstable Climate

    Aug 9, 2007

    The Army Reserve is changing from a strategic reserve to an operational force, that force's top general said.

  • U.S. Soldiers Partner With Iraqi Troops in Mahmudiyah

    Aug 9, 2007

    Soldiers leading operations in and around Mahmudiyah, Iraq, have Aca,!A"cracked the code when it comes to working with the Iraqi army,Aca,!A? their task force commander said.

  • Honoring the Fallen

    Aug 9, 2007

    Spectators and military veterans view the inscribed names of 58,219 who died or are missing at the Dignity Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall exhibition, held at the Miller-Woodlawn Funeral Home in Bremerton, Wash., July 14.

  • Col. David W. Sutherland quote

    Aug 9, 2007

    Army Col. David W. Sutherland, commander of coalition forces in Diyala province, to Iraqi police leaders in Baqubah.

  • Honoring the Purple Heart

    Aug 9, 2007

    The medal, which features George Washington's family crest and the first president's silhouette set against a purple heart, is awarded to U.S. servicemembers wounded by an instrument of war in an enemy's hands.

  • LRMC receives Level II Trauma Center verification from American College of Surgeons

    Aug 9, 2007

    LRMC receives Level II Trauma Center verification from American College of Surgeons

  • U.S. Forces join with NATO Counterparts to stand up JTF - East

    Aug 9, 2007

    U.S. Forces join with NATO Counterparts to stand up JTF - East

  • Hunzeker becomes 53rd V Corps Commander

    Aug 9, 2007

    Hunzeker becomes 53rd V Corps Commander

  • Hunzeker becomes 53rd V Corps Commander

    Aug 9, 2007

    Hunzeker becomes 53rd V Corps Commander

  • First TIGER engines, transmissions sent for testing

    Aug 8, 2007

    In partnership with defense contractor Honeywell International Inc., Anniston Army Depot completed the first set of durability AGT 1500 turbine engines as part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Total Integrated Engine Revitalization, or TIGER, program.

  • Recruiting and Retention

    Aug 8, 2007

    The Army is on track to meet its Fiscal Year 2007 recruiting mission.

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