Archive: Sep 2007

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  • Texas Soldiers Join Their 'Brothers-in-Arms' in Honduras

    Sep 24, 2007

    U.S. and Honduran Soldiers train together and build valuable relationships.

  • Grand Finale

    Sep 24, 2007

    The U.S. Army Band plays during an enlisted call with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace at the Pentagon Sept. 20. Gen. Pace is stepping down from his position Oct. 1.

  • Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil quote

    Sep 24, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., commander of Multinational Division Baghdad, Sept. 21.

  • Tony Schumacher Loses Point Lead, Remains in Top Four

    Sep 24, 2007

    For the 11th time this season, U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, dropped a first-round race here Sunday in the O'Reilly Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.

  • Mark Martin Finishes 4th in Dover

    Sep 24, 2007

    Mark Martin was in position to win Sunday's Nextel Cup race, but the Army driver settled for an impressive fourth-place finish at Dover International Speedway.

  • AWAG Conference Strengthens Volunteers

    Sep 24, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Contrary to its traditional name Aca,!" American WomenAca,!a,,cs Activities, Germany Aca,!" the group is open to all volunteers throughout Europe.

  • 12th Combat Aviation Brigade & Minnesota National Guard share the load

    Sep 22, 2007

    A flight crew from 2nd Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment sits on top of their patriotic UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq. The 2-147th is a Minnesota National Guard battalion attached to the 12th CAB as part of Task Force XII. Pictured are Chief Warrant Officer Bill Rawling, Capt. Andrea Ourada, Sgt. Jeffrey Miles and Sgt. Roger Gibeault. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jaren Lukach, 2-147th)

  • U.S. Army, Europe announces FY08 additional transformation actions

    Sep 22, 2007

  • 3-158th Soldiers prove a younger Army not necessarily a bad thing

    Sep 22, 2007

  • Army Honors Its 'Top Dogs'

    Sep 21, 2007

    Army working dogs routinely save lives in combat and in humanitarian operations. Now, some of the lucky dogs have even more bragging rights.

  • 'Grey Wolf' continues pursuit of al-Qaeda in Diyala Province

    Sep 21, 2007

    DIYALA, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Security and Coalition Forces aggressively targeted and pursued al-Qaeda elements in Diyala province, in support of 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Operation Lightning Hammer II, a division-wide operation to deny terrorist elements the ability to harm the population.

  • Army Selects First Senior Fellows

    Sep 21, 2007

    The Army announced today that it has selected 19 Army Civilians with the potential to serve in the Senior Executive Service for the inaugural class of Army senior fellows, scheduled to begin this fall.

  • Reenacting Little Rock Integration

    Sep 21, 2007

    The 101st Airborne return to Little Rock, Ark., to reenact their role in the 1957 integration of Little Rock's Central High School.

  • Estill Remains

    Sep 21, 2007

    The daughter of a WWII pilot finds peace after her father's remains are recovered. Master Sgt. Mike Wetzel reports from Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten.

  • New San Antonio Center for Wounded Warriors to Replace Current Facility

    Sep 21, 2007

    A new Warrior and Family Support Center being built here will be 10 times the size of the current facility.

  • NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Drive National Guard Car

    Sep 21, 2007

    Dale Earnhardt Jr., whose familyAca,!a,,cs name is part and parcel with American motorsports legend, will drive the Chevrolet the National Guard will sponsor in NASCARAca,!a,,cs top-level Sprint Cup series in 2008.

  • Violence in Iraq Down, Iraqi Capability Up, Lt. Gen. Odierno Says

    Sep 21, 2007

    Sgt. Rommel Soriano, left, and Capt. Chris Halstead provide outer cordon security during a combined clearing operation with Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad. The Soldiers are from 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Archway of Rusafa

    Sep 21, 2007

    A Soldier from 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, provides security in the Rusafa district of Baghdad.

  • Maj. Chris Belcher quote

    Sep 21, 2007

    Maj. Chris Belcher, referring to extremists in Afghanistan using children as human shields during a firefight.

  • U.S. ARMY EUROPE TEAM'S TRAINING SUPPORT CENTER ADDS REALISM, VALUE TO EXERCISE IN ROMANIA AND

    Sep 21, 2007

  • Guardian Shield Practices Emergency Scenarios

    Sep 21, 2007

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The common perception of emergency response training or a command-post exercise involves Soldiers, firefighters and other first responders reacting to simulated disasters and mass casualty situations.

  • MG Fil Quote 1

    Sep 20, 2007

  • 1st Cavalry Division Home

    Sep 20, 2007

  • Planning the Way Ahead to Save Lives

    Sep 20, 2007

    The U.S. Army must continue its transformation and cultural change in relation to safety if it is to decrease accidental losses and protect Soldiers said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during a visit to Fort Rucker and the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center recently.

  • Crane Army and Navy hosts POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    Sep 20, 2007

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined with Naval Support Activity Crane, and Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, in hosting the annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Ceremony Sept. 20.

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

    Sep 20, 2007

    Every Soldier should gain an understanding of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) over the next three months, as a program of "chain teaching" will be carried out by unit leaders throughout the Army. Commanders will use a standardized script and supporting audio-visual products describing signs and symptoms of these conditions and reinforcing what Soldiers know about taking care of each other. There also will be a companion video oriented towards family members.

  • PTSD/TBI Advancements

    Sep 20, 2007

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

  • 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas

    Sep 20, 2007

    September 24th marks the 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas. From Sept. - Nov. 1957, elements of the division's 1st Airborne Battle Group, 327th Infantry were deployed to Little Rock, Arkansas, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to enforce Federal court orders during the Little Rock Crisis.

  • Army Suicide Prevention Program

    Sep 20, 2007

    The loss of an American SoldierAca,!a,,cs life is a tragedy regardless of the reason. In the case of suicides, the U.S. Army is committed to providing the support and care necessary to overcome difficult times by providing resources to our Soldiers and their families, and Department of the Army Civilians. As leaders we are determined to provide targeted and tailored training, and to know our Soldiers so we may intervene and immediately provide treatment when necessary.

  • 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas

    Sep 20, 2007

    September 24th marks the 50th Anniversary of Operation Arkansas. From Sept. - Nov. 1957, elements of the division's 1st Airborne Battle Group, 327th Infantry were deployed to Little Rock, Arkansas, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to enforce Federal court orders during the Little Rock Crisis.

  • Rainy Weather no Match for "Operation Soldier Assist"

    Sep 20, 2007

    With saw blades whirring, hammers pounding and rain lightly falling, over 40 home remodeling professionals, Missouri National Guard Soldiers and other volunteers from the Kansas City area helped remodel the home of a local wounded Soldier, retired Sgt. George Bellis.

  • Abu Ghraib IPs graduate from training

    Sep 20, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" IraqAca,!a,,cs capital gained 744 more Police officers as the newest members of the Iraqi Security Force graduated from the Baghdad Police College in the Rusafa District Sept. 20.

  • 15th BSB medics provide first aid training to AAFES employees

    Sep 20, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" It was a strange bit of irony that occurred just days before a scheduled first-aid training class when one of Cynthia SmithAca,!a,,cs employees suffered deep cuts to two of his fingers requiring a visit to the aid station here.

  • Soldier proves cousin wrong 17 years after bet

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For one 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division AH-64D Apache crew chief, a career in the Army began with a challenge.

  • It's all about the people for aviation supply sergeant

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Service is nothing new to U.S. Army Soldiers, but for some, ultimate service comes from serving those who serve. Sgt. 1st Class Tammie Provost Solomon does just that.

  • Quote from Gen. David D. McKiernan

    Sep 20, 2007

  • Batting a thousand: Ironhorse Brigade hits monumental reenlistment number

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division marked its 1,000th reenlistment during Operation Iraqi Freedom rotation 06-08 here Sept. 19 with the reenlistment of Spc. Stephen Mattson, a supply specialist with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment.

  • First Team earns first in retention

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Baghdad Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division is the number one division in retaining Soldiers within the U.S. Army Forces Command in fiscal year 2007.

  • Future IPs learn hand-to-hand combat

    Sep 20, 2007

    Future IPs learn hand-to-hand combat

  • Police trainees prepare for service

    Sep 20, 2007

    Police trainees prepare for service

  • Workshops, Career Fair Help Wounded Find Jobs

    Sep 20, 2007

    Wounded warriors received assistance in resume writing, interviewing and proper dress Sept. 17 in an effort to prepare them for the next dayAca,!a,,cs Hiring Heroes Career Fair and job market.

  • Polish Land Forces Learn from U.S. Soldiers

    Sep 20, 2007

    WEDRZYN TRAINING AREA, POLAND Aca,!" Polish Land Forces here received a lesson in theater security straight from subject matter experts: U.S. Soldiers they will be working with when they deploy for Operation Enduring Freedom later this year.

  • Changing Global Environment drives TRADOC to enhance and accelerate leader development -- Protracted

    Sep 20, 2007

    The global operational environment our Army leaders face today is forcing the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, as the architect for the Army, to enhance and accelerate the way leaders are developed throughout the force.

  • Hollywood Shows Support at Emmys

    Sep 20, 2007

    Hollywood stars sends messages of support to the troops from red carpet of the Prime Time Emmy Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles, California.

  • WRMC Advanced Training Center

    Sep 20, 2007

    The $10 million Military Advanced Training Center at Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the newest state-of-the art facility for amputees. Mary Cochran reports.

  • USAREC's Boots on the Ground

    Sep 20, 2007

    Six recruiters volunteers to be retrained as career counselors and deploy with brigade combat teams in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. The Soldiers return to Recruiting Command after the deployment.

  • Iraqi Citizen Tips Lead to Killing of Notorious 'Emir of Taji' Terrorist

    Sep 20, 2007

    Thanks in part to tips from concerned Iraqi citizens, coalition forces have killed an al Qaeda leader who orchestrated a massive bombing in an impoverished Baghdad neighborhood, a U.S. military spokesman announced.

  • 'Richmond Rumble' Hundreds of bikers rally for safety ride

    Sep 20, 2007

  • American, Afghan Women Discuss Future

    Sep 20, 2007

    Several influential Afghan women from Laghman province met earlier this month with U.S. Army and Air Force women to discuss their role in the future of their province.

  • Racers reflect Army diversity, values

    Sep 20, 2007

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Sep 20, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, announcing (along with Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr.) the new Army Integrated Family Support Network.

  • IV injections added to BCT requirements

    Sep 20, 2007

  • The Greatest Generation

    Sep 20, 2007

    World War II veterans from Utah visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 15. The memorial, located on the National Mall, is dedicated to all Americans, military or civilian, who served overseas or on the home front during World War II.

  • EPA and United Nations recognize Army environmental accomplishments

    Sep 20, 2007

    The U.S. Army joins its sister military services and the Department of Defense Sept. 16 at recognition ceremonies in Montreal to receive the Environmental Protection AgencyAca,!a,,cs Best of the Best Award, and the United Nations Partner Award.

  • Army Commemorates 1957 Little Rock Deployment, Part Two

    Sep 19, 2011

    Fifty years ago the 101st Airborne Division entered Little Rock, Ark., on orders of the president of the United States. The mission: to uphold a Supreme Court ruling to integrate public schools.

  • Operation Arkansas: A Different Kind of Deployment

    Sep 19, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 101st Airborne Division landed in Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 24, 1957, to help end America's racial divide.

  • Army announces mandatory PTSD detection training

    Sep 19, 2007

    Most know Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect anyone whoAca,!a,,cs been in direct combat, but not everyone knows PTSD can also affect those who have deployed in support roles.

  • Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr.

    Sep 19, 2007

  • Army leads NCO to computer skills, career

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Most Soldiers who need computer access while in theater are aware of the numerous rules regulating its use. Many Soldiers however, may not know who enforces those rules at the lowest level.

  • Division's Special Troops Battalion commander connects with Fort Hood Families via satellite

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"The answer to the next question is Aca,!EoeDonAca,!a,,ct count on it,Aca,!a,,cAca,!A? joked Lt. Col. Daniel Garcia as he consulted his Aca,!A"special advisorAca,!A? at the tail end of a live satellite feed Family Readiness Group meeting with more than 150 Family members and rear detachment troops at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

  • Three Soldiers lauded for courage under fire

    Sep 19, 2007

    The only information coming in was 10 Iraqi Army soldiers had been killed and their brigade commander was taking fire and needed help. With that little bit of information and the belief they were facing a force of no more than 15 or 20 militants, 12 paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Military Transition Team 0810, went to the aid of the soldiers of the 1st Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, Jan. 28.

  • Soldier earns kudos for working outside job specialty

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For most aircraft maintainers, a tour in Iraq involves the use of tools and a lot of elbow grease.

  • Yorktown, "The World Turned Upside Down"

    Sep 19, 2007

    Luck, the alignment of the stars and assistance from the French create a significant victory for the American Forces. This event has Great Britain decide that they have had enough and political actions begin to end the hostilities.

  • Fort Bragg Soldier Receives Soldier's Medal

    Sep 19, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Dennis J. Brady of the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade here, was awarded the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal Monday for heroic efforts in saving the life of Air Force Capt. David Bethel while on a scuba dive in Carmel, Calif., Dec. 2, 2006.

  • Soldiers Dethrone Air Force for Armed Forces Men's Softball Championship

    Sep 19, 2007

    The All-Army team spoiled All-Air ForceAca,!a,,cs bid for a fourth consecutive championship by capturing the gold medal at the Armed Forces MenAca,!a,,cs Softball Championship tournament Sept. 12-14.

  • A Visit to Barla

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, participate in a cordon and search in Barla, Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Rucker, Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2007

    The Army's senior leader, Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., visited Fort Rucker training facilities and met with Soldiers during a visit Tuesday.

  • TRADOC Links

    Sep 19, 2007

  • Commitment Pays Off For Paratroopers in Adhamiyah

    Sep 19, 2007

    The platoon has good reason to feel proud about its achievements. With the new Iraqi school year just around the corner, the platoon has six school renovation projects on the verge of completion.

  • Program Integrates Iraqi Soldiers Into U.S. Units

    Sep 19, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs a win-win situation. The Iraqi soldiers learn new techniques and tactics, while the American platoons get the benefit of the embedded soldiersAca,!a,,c cultural knowledge.

  • News Anchor Bob Woodruff Starts Fund for TBI

    Sep 19, 2007

    As ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff healed from traumatic brain injury; he became determined to help shed light on TBI, to make something good come out of such a tragic experience for him and his family.

  • Iraqi Interpreter Starts New Life with Help of Retired Fort Knox Soldier

    Sep 19, 2007

    On Jan. 29, 2006, ABC News announced their news anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt had been critically injured by a roadside bomb while traveling in Iraq.

  • Jungle Mission

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Special Operations Group are participating this month in humanitarian work in south Mindanao island, Philippines.

  • High Plains Troopers

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers from the 89th Montana Cavalry Regiment, Montana National Guard, participate in a battle streamer dedication ceremony for 1st Battalion, 163rd Infantry Regiment, at Fort William Henry Harrison, Mont., Sept. 8. The Soldiers rededicated the battle streamers of their World War II predecessors and receive streamers for Operation Iraqi Freedom, the war on terror and a valorous unit citation for actions in Iraq.

  • USAREUR plays key role for Immediate Response 07

    Sep 19, 2007

    WEDRZYN TRAINING AREA, POLAND, Some 300 U.S. Army Europe Soldiers from Germany and Italy are in to Poland to train along side Illinois guardsmen and Polish troops during exercise Immediate Response 07.

  • SecArmy visits Wounded Warriors, celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Sep 19, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits injured troops at Walter Reed Army Medical Center during Hispanic Heritage Celebrations, Sept. 18. The Secretary was accompanied by members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.

  • Dropping Weight to Join / Latina Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldier lost 160 pounds to join the Army; Latina Soldiers honored by Latina Style magazine.

  • Ferel Hogs at Ft. Benning

    Sep 19, 2007

    Fort Benning officials attempt to reduce the installation's feral hog population.

  • Maryland Guard Vigilant in Homeland Defense Exercise

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers of the Maryland National Guard were among the first at the scene of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. Six years later, some of these same Soldiers are participating in a homeland defense exercise.

  • Iraqi Security Forces Make Progress in Northern Iraq

    Sep 19, 2007

    Iraqi security forces have made much progress toward readiness in the past year within Multinational Division NorthAca,!a,,cs area of responsibility, a top official in the region said.

  • Patricia and John Biltoft quote

    Sep 19, 2007

    Army Corps of Engineers couple Patricia and John Biltoft, said jokingly, adding they are there to help the Iraqi people. Married 27 years, they have five children and five grandchildren.

  • Husband & Wife Team Arrives At Tallil To Share New Adventure In Iraq

    Sep 19, 2007

    Adding to the sense of Family at the headquarters of the Gulf Region South district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Iraq is a newly-arrived couple, Patricia and John Biltoft.

  • Shall We Gather at the River

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, reenlist near Baqubah, Iraq, at Aca,!A"Apache Lake,Aca,!A? site of the SoldiersAca,!a,,c favorite swimming hole. Following the ceremony, the Soldiers had some mud wrestling fun.

  • Spartan Soldier survives multiple terriorist attacks

    Oct 7, 2011

  • Five recognized for valor

    Oct 7, 2011

  • Joint Medical Team presents lab equipment to RMI

    Sep 18, 2007

    A joint medical team from Hawaii traveled to the Republic of Marshall Islands Sept. 9-10 to help present a vital piece of laboratory equipment at the Majuro Hospital which can be used to detect Avian Influenza and many other dangerous diseases.

  • It's All Happening At The Zoo!

    Sep 18, 2007

  • Brick by brick: Ironhorse Brigade assisting villagers rebuild their lives

    Sep 18, 2007

    FALAHAT, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Aca,!A"DaggerAca,!A? Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division joined with members of the brigadeAca,!a,,cs Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team and Company A, 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion to assist local tribal sheiks and villagers here with several construction projects Sept. 16.

  • First Troopers Return Home

    Sep 18, 2007

    KILLEEN, TEXAS Aca,!" The first three troopers from the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 15th Sustainment Brigade arrived to the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport Sept. 17 to waiting family members and fellow troopers.

  • Chief of chaplains visits Baghdad troops

    Sep 18, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Simply put, God is the only necessity for Soldiers in combat, said the ArmyAca,!a,,cs chief of chaplains during a Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad prayer breakfast here Sept 12.

  • Five Big Hitters Set for Military Long Drive Championship

    Sep 18, 2007

    The field is set for the finals of the 2007 Military Long Drive Championship presented by Cadbury Schweppes. One Air Force, one Coast Guard and three Army golfers will compete for $10,000 and bragging rights as the U.S. militaryAca,!a,,cs longest driver.

  • Smith Gains More Experience in N.H. Nextel Cup Race

    Sep 18, 2007

    Regan Smith finished 36th in Sunday's Sylvania 300 Nextel Cup race at New Hampshire International Speedway. It was the seventh career Cup start for the 23-year-old driver.

  • Integrated Family Support Network to Reach Out to Geographically Dispersed Families

    Sep 18, 2007

    The Army Integrated Family Support Network, a new program to provide assistance to Soldiers and their Families in geographically dispersed areas was announced today by Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey.

  • Commissaries Triple Availability of Organic Foods

    Sep 18, 2007

    U.S. sales of organic foods have grown between 20-25 percent annually for the past seven years and during that time, the Defense Commissary Agency has more than tripled the number of organic products available on their shelves.

  • Commissioning Ceremony/ Air Force Anniversary

    Sep 18, 2007

    LSV Maj. Gen. Robert Smalls Commissioning Ceremony in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Air Force's 60th Anniversary.

  • E Company Route Iraq

    Sep 18, 2007

    IED Soldiers and the dangerous job they do everyday looking for the things that most soldiers try to avoid.

  • Maryland Guard Vigilant in Homeland Defense Exercise

    Sep 18, 2007

    Soldiers of the Maryland National GuardAca,!a,,cs 115th Military Police Battalion were among the first troops securing the scene at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, and six years later, some of these same Soldiers are fully engaged in a homeland defense exercise aimed at preparing for a potential repeat of that dayAca,!a,,cs events Aca,!" training they hope never to use.

  • Illinois Guardsman Returns to Polish Home

    Sep 18, 2007

    WEDRZYN TRAINING AREA, Poland Aca,!" Soldiers from the Illinois Army National Guard recently traveled to Poland to participate in the U.S. Army Europe-driven exercise, Immediate Response 07, and to prepare for a deployment downrange.

  • Soldiers Not Losing Hope for Missing Comrades

    Sep 18, 2007

    As the nation observes the 2007 National POW/MIA Recognition Day this Friday, Col. Michael Kershaw in Iraq wants Aca,!A"the families back home to know that we are not going to stop searching for the missing Soldiers until they are found. The families need to know the Soldiers are doing everything they can to find them.Aca,!A?

  • Sgt. Martin McNally quote

    Sep 18, 2007

    Sgt. Martin McNally, a dog handler with the 49th Mine Dog Detachment in Afghanistan (photo is of Aca,!A"BenAca,!A? from the 49th, rescuing a role-playing Soldier from a simulated minefield).

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