Archive: Jan 2008

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  • Fort Eustis MWR Opens New Clubhouse at The Pines Golf Course

    Jan 31, 2008

    Golfers at Fort Eustis have a new 19th hole. A grand opening ceremony Jan. 25 officially welcomed patrons through the doors of a new clubhouse at The Pines Golf Course. The building exemplifies the Army Family Covenant's pledge to provide Soldiers and Families a quality of life that is commensurate with their service.

  • New Construction at Fort Irwin

    Jan 31, 2008

    Images of construction of the unaccompanied senior non-commissioned officer housing at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin.

  • Army Responds to Rising Suicide Rates

    Jan 31, 2008

    The Army is taking steps to meet the rising suicide rates among Soldiers head-on, the serviceAca,!a,,cs top mental-health expert told reporters at the Pentagon today.

  • Army Meeting 2008 Recruiting Goals

    Jan 31, 2008

    The Army is on track for meeting its fiscal 2008 recruiting goals. During testimony Jan. 31 before the Senate Armed Services Committee military personnel subcommittee, Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, told lawmakers the active duty Army is on track to meet its recruiting goal of some 80,000 new Soldiers in FY 2008, but is working to help the Army Reserve meet its number.

  • Army Charts New Course for Intel Aircraft Program

    Jan 31, 2008

    The project manager of an airborne-intelligence program delayed due to a contract termination in 2006 has proposed a new strategy.

  • Gen. B.B. Bell quote

    Jan 31, 2008

    Army Gen. B.B. Bell, Jan. 30, addressing the need to make more assignments to South Korea accompanied tours in light of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs worldwide operational commitments.

  • German-American Initiative Aimed at Protecting Environment, Saving Resources

    Jan 31, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" A cooperative effort between the city of Wiesbaden, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and private industry aims to save resources, decrease waste, address environmental concerns correctly and provide for sustainable development.

  • New Soldiers welcomed, old friends missed

    Jan 31, 2008

    15th Sustainment BrigadeAca,!a,,cs farewell dinner, Jan. 25. Bidding faerwell to 16 non-commissioned and commissioned officers from both the 15th Sus. Bde., and 15th Special Troops Battalion.

  • Soldiers Remember Fallen Heroes Who Watched the Skies, Soared into History

    Jan 31, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" On a seemingly mundane Monday morning Soldiers line up one by one, not in a Aca,!A"typicalAca,!A? formation, but in chapel pews, not to mourn a the loss of, but to celebrate lives of two true American heroes.

  • NY Giants Send Shout Outs to Soldiers

    Jan 31, 2008

    New York Giants football players send shout outs to troops to watch the Superbowl Sunday in Arizona versus the New England Patriots.

  • Sgt. Perez Soldier Profile

    Jan 31, 2008

    Support Troops Italy, down range and at permanent duty stations play a key role in the Global War on Terror. Senior Airman Sarah Mihlfeld profiles one such Soldier in Vicenza, Italy, Sgt. Elizabeth Perez in Vicenza.

  • U.S. Commander in South Korea Wants to Examine Tour Lengths

    Jan 31, 2008

    The U.S. commander in South Korea wants to re-examine the tour length for personnel assigned to the peninsula.

  • FARP Soldiers work around the clock to provide fuel, ammo for aircraft

    Jan 31, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan. 31, 2008) Aca,!" As soon as the vehicle pulls in, and is safe to approach, a crew rushes out to do their job. They work together in a swift yet synchronized motion pumping gallons of fuel into the gas tank, air into the tires and refilling other crucial items. TheyAca,!a,,cre not a professional racing pit crew; they are Task Force XII Soldiers working at the Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) here. Every day these FARP Soldiers transfer hundreds of gallons of fuel and thousands of pounds of ammunition into aircraft to keep them in the fight and the enemy on his heels.

  • Rock-paper-scissors game

    May 14, 2012

    A Soldier from 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, interacts with an Iraqi child during a combined medical engagement outside a clinic in Buhrez, Iraq, Jan. 25.

  • Court-martial convening authority dismisses all charges against lieutenant

    Jan 30, 2008

    After reviewing the Article 32 report of investigation as well as recommendations from the investigating officer and the chain of command at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Army Maj. Gen. Richard J. Rowe Jr., court-martial convening authority and commanding general of the National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington, dismissed all charges and specifications today, Jan. 30, in the case of U.S. vs. 1st Lt. Elizabeth Whiteside.

  • All-Army Boxing Championships Conclude at Huachuca

    Jan 30, 2008

    Boxing fans from throughout southern Arizona filled Barnes Field House Friday night to watch the championship bouts of the 2008 All-Army Boxing Championships.

  • All-Army Boxing Championships Conclude at Huachuca

    Jan 30, 2008

    Boxing fans from throughout southern Arizona filled Barnes Field House Friday night to watch the championship bouts of the 2008 All Army Boxing Championships.

  • Army Spouse Writes About Deployment Struggles

    Jan 30, 2008

    When Soldiers march off to war, so do their spouses, writes one Army spouse in her new book. They fight to stay connected with their Soldiers across miles and distance, and to survive on their own.

  • Reluctant Hero: Apache Pilot Receives Distinguished Flying Cross

    Jan 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" A 1st Cavalry Division AH-64D Longbow Apache pilot got word that two of his friends, fellow pilots, were shot down during a fierce battle in An Najaf, a city in Iraqi Army control south of Baghdad Jan. 28, 2007.

  • Logistics Civil Augmentation Program

    Jan 30, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights members of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support unit and their upcoming deployment to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

  • Robert Wilson quote

    Jan 30, 2008

    Robert Wilson, deputy project manager for Tactical Radio Communications Systems, offering a historical perspective on the affects of commandersAca,!a,,c physical presence and todayAca,!a,,cs high-tech battlefields.

  • Air Assault

    Jan 30, 2008

    Soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division stand by as helicopters take off from Iskandaria, Iraq, during an operation.

  • Sgt. Stevens Named 'America's Choice'

    Jan 30, 2008

    Utah Army National Guard Sgt. Jill StevensAca,!a,,c quest to capture the crown as the 80th Miss America ended with a flurry of pushups on the stage of the nationally-televised pageant Saturday, Jan. 26.

  • Staff Sgt. Honored Guest at State of the Union

    Jan 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Craig Charloux, injured in Iraq, is Laura Bush's guest for President Bush's State of the Union Address Monday.

  • Iraq Security Update

    Jan 30, 2008

    Local citizens are helping drive down violence in Iraq. Gail McCabe talked to Gen. David Petraeus and other commanders while walking the streets of Baghdad.

  • U.S. Army South Team Responds to Flooding in Bolivia

    Jan 30, 2008

    U.S. Army South sent a Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team to Bolivia this week to survey the damage caused by recent flooding there.

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno quote

    Jan 30, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, commander, Multinational Corps Iraq.

  • Night Moves

    Jan 30, 2008

    A emergency rescue worker is lowered from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the North Carolina National Guard's 131st Aviation Battalion during a multi-agency helicopter rescue training exercise at the North Carolina National Guard facility in Salisbury, N.C., Jan. 14. Soldiers from the North Carolina National Guard are assisting with the training of civilian Helo Aquatic Rescue Teams first responders.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers Make Quick Work of Recovering Vehicle Attacked by Bomb in Afghanistan

    Jan 30, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 29, 2008) -- Chief Warrant Officer 2 Sammy Rodriguez, the battalion maintenance technician for U.S. Army Europe's 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment has a job that isnAca,!a,,ct exciting until things go wrong. On a routine mission Jan. 23 to deliver supplies to the Korengal Outpost in Kunar Province, one of the vehicles in the convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive device. Luckily, none of the vehiclesAca,!a,,c occupants were injured. The vehicle itself wasnAca,!a,,ct so fortunate.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers Help Set Up Coordination Center for Emergency Services in Afghanistan

    Jan 30, 2008

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 29, 2008) -- Every week Nangarhar law enforcement representatives and Task Force Raptor Soldiers meet at the Joint Provincial Coordination Center in Jalalabad to exchange information and discuss what they can do to better serve the citizens of the province. The JPCC is a model in eastern Afghanistan for synchronizing the efforts of the U.S. forces, Afghan National Police, Afghan Border Police, Afghan National Army and emergency fire and medical services.

  • HQAMC Advance Team arrives, members excited to be in Huntsville

    Jan 29, 2008

    The first phase of headquarters Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs five-phase Base Realignment and Closure execution plan is complete and the Advance Team members are on the ground.

  • Soldier Show Needs Soldier-Performers, Technicians

    Jan 29, 2008

    For those who missed the December deadline for an audition in the 2008 U.S. Army Soldier Show, now is the time to contact director Tim Higdon. Audition spaces are still available for the 2008 season.

  • Operation Iron Boston Targets al Qaeda Hideout

    Jan 29, 2008

    Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers air assaulted into the SaAca,!a,,cid Abdullah Corridor Jan. 27.

  • New Archbishop Pledges to Find More Chaplains

    Jan 29, 2008

    During his installation Friday, the new archbishop of the Military Services pledged to help fix the critical shortage of Catholic chaplains.

  • Civilian, Soldier fire support system operator work side-by-side

    Jan 29, 2008

    During his deployment to Iraq, which ended in December 2006, Spc. Gary Bixler received more than just system support from Josh Adams, a civilian digital systems engineer.

  • Scout Represents Army at State of Union Address

    Jan 29, 2008

    Two weeks ago, Staff Sgt. Craig Charloux was on post-deployment leave with his wife, Bobbi Jo and 9-year old son Stephen in Maine. The last thing the 1st Cavalry Division scout expected was a phone call from his rear detachment commander, notifying him that he had been invited to attend the presidentAca,!a,,cs final State of the Union Address.

  • Task Force Kelly "got skills"

    Jan 29, 2008

    When the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade assigned to Bagram, Afghanistan, needed their battle damaged CH-47D helicopter repaired, Task Force Kelly was there to make the repairs. The task force, a group of Army National Guard Soldiers from Mississippi and Illinois, immediately provided critical repairs on the CH-47D, a Chinook helicopter used for heavy lift of passengers and cargo.

  • President Addresses Military Families; Army Programs Focus on Family Care Improvements

    Jan 29, 2008

    President George W. Bush discussed the vital role of military families, including Army Families, during the Jan. 28 State of the Union address to the nation from Washington, D.C. Army leaders appreciated the PresidentAca,!a,,cs important remarks and echoed many of them, noting Army plans to expand Family assistance efforts under the Army Family Covenant while continuing improvements to many existing services.

  • 2008 State of the Union Excerpts

    Jan 29, 2008

    Excerpts from the 2008 Presidential State of the Union speech, delivered on January 28, 2008 in Washington D.C., by President George W. Bush.

  • Having passed through stormy clouds, Army intelligence aircraft sets new course

    Jan 29, 2008

    The project manager of an airborne intelligence aircraft program delayed due to a contract termination in 2006 has proposed a strategy to ultimately deliver on the programAca,!a,,cs promise of providing timely and critical intelligence to ground commanders.

  • Modern battle command system developers relate to command in the Revolutionary War

    Jan 29, 2008

  • Lt. Gen. Lovelace Interview About USARCENT

    Jan 29, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Lovelace talking to a military reporter about USARCENT's role, mission and his vision for the organization.

  • Facility ensures quality of deployed systems

    Jan 29, 2008

    Crossing through the gates of Fort Hood, Texas, are many Soldiers who will soon deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan to support the Global War on Terrorism. There, the staff of the Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Central Technical Support Facility works to ensure the quality of the systems with which they will deploy.

  • New net-centric service revolutionizes Army readiness reporting

    Jan 29, 2008

    Fort Monmouth, N.J. -- The Army is testing a new web-based service intended to provide a clear and consistent picture of Army unit readiness by improving information collaboration across command levels, military branches and government agencies.

  • Charter given to new assistant project manager for vehicular intercom systems

    Jan 29, 2008

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" Maj. Jake Crawford III received the charter for his new assignment as the assistant project manager, Vehicular Intercom Systems in a ceremony here on Nov. 16. As APM VIS, Crawford will provide vehicle intercom systems and tactical headsets that save SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives by allowing them to communicate in the high-noise environments of combat vehicles and protect them from hearing damage or loss from high-decibel vehicle noise and explosion blasts.

  • National Guard Soldier sees technology advance in Army and industry

    Jan 29, 2008

    1st Lt. Brian Wilkins has seen the technological advancements of both the Army and industry from both ends of the spectrum. As a systems engineer with FloridaAca,!a,,cs 146th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB), Wilkins engineers and plans past, current and future operations.

  • Sgt. Jill Stevens Named "America's Choice"

    Jan 29, 2008

    Miss Utah and Utah National Guard Soldier, Sgt. Jill Stevens, wins America's Choice Award and finishes in top 15 at 2008 Miss America Pageant.

  • Army Testing Privatized Housing for Unaccompanied Soldiers

    Jan 29, 2008

    As part of the Residential Communities Initiative, the Army is privatizing housing for Soldiers and their families. But a pilot program under RCI is also providing homes for unaccompanied Soldiers.

  • President George W. Bush quote

    Jan 29, 2008

    Excerpt from President George W. BushAca,!a,,cs 2008 State of the Union Address, Jan. 28.

  • Rooting Out Terrorists from Mosul

    Jan 29, 2008

    Soldiers from a military transition team assigned to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division take cover as they return fire during a smalls arms engagement in Mosul, Jan. 23. The Soldiers work side by side with the Iraqi Army to provide assistance and advice.

  • Wounded Warriors Take Healing Process Outdoors

    Jan 29, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" They say that fishing is good for the soul. Even renowned guitarist Eric Clapton is known to relax by wading the fly-fishing streams of Wales.

  • FM 3-0

    Jan 28, 2008

    The upcoming edition of Field Manual (FM) 3-0 reflects Army thinking in a complex era of persistent conflict, where stability operations are as important -- if not more so -- than offensive and defensive operations.

  • Volunteers Still Helping Clean up Korean Oil Spill

    Jan 28, 2008

    Volunteers from a company near the DMZ in Korea traveled to Mallipo Beach Jan. 27 to help clean up KoreaAca,!a,,cs worst oil spill.

  • Army Arts and Crafts Contest Spotlights Winners

    Jan 28, 2008

    More than 200 Soldiers, including those serving in Iraq and Kuwait, Civilians, Family members and MWR patrons from 39 garrisons generated 530 entries in the 2007 Army Arts and Crafts Contest. Crafts were entered in 2D and 3D categories in ceramics, drawings, fibers and textiles, glass, metals and jewelry, oil-base painting, water-base painting, wood, and mixed media and further divided into novice and accomplished artist divisions.

  • Guard Soldiers Train Djiboutians in Anti-Terrorism Tactics

    Jan 28, 2008

    After completing 70 days of training under Guam National Guard Soldiers, 60 Djiboutian National Army soldiers graduated from the Able Dart 08-01-Tadjoura Train-the-Trainer Course at the Regiment Inter-Army Tadjoura compound last week. Guam National Guard unit 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry (Light), Delta Company, serving under Combined Joint Task Force-Horn facilitated the anti- and counter-terrorism training for the Djiboutian soldiers, enabling them to return to their regiments to provide fellow soldiers the same skills.

  • 3ID Completes Operation Browning

    Jan 28, 2008

    For three days, Coalition Forces weathered harsh cold and deadly pressure-plate improvised explosive devices to secure a foothold in southern Arab Jabour, beginning with an air assault Jan. 20.

  • Army Reserve Chief: One-Year Deployment Alert Needed

    Jan 28, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz visited the Camp Bucca detention facility in southern Iraq Jan. 19 and told Soldiers that Army Reserve units preparing to deploy would benefit from a full year on alert.

  • Interview with Brig. Gen. Michael Tucker

    Jan 28, 2008

    An interview with Brig. Gen. Michael Tucker, the Asst. Surgeon Gen. for Wounded Care and Transition, on the WTU's and their mission-essential task.

  • Brig. Gen. Tucker on WTU Program

    Jan 28, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Tucker on how Soldiers at WTU's heal faster because they are close to home.

  • The Warrior's Heart

    Jan 28, 2008

    Capt. Troy Thomas makes friends just outside of Patrol Base Assassin, Iraq. Thomas is from Troop A, 3rd Battalion, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Jan 28, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, Jan. 27, envisioning troops performing a mission that places greater emphasis on empowering IraqAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"reconcilablesAca,!A? Aca,!" those who embrace cooperation over divisiveness.

  • Army and Air Force Discuss Interoperability

    Jan 28, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley, along with other senior leaders from both Services, discuss issues of mutual interest regarding interdependency and interoperability.

  • IMCOM-Europe Names Top Journalists

    Jan 28, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Installation Management Command-Europe has announced its region-level winners for the 2007 Army Keith L. Ware Journalism Awards.

  • Tripler's chief provost marshal is not who you might think

    Jan 25, 2008

    Tripler Army Medical Center's Chief Provost Marshal Don Devaney is a product of his 30-year Army career, which harmonizes with the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs role in monumental change in AsiaAca,!a,,cs modern history.

  • Prof. Sarah Sewall: Unified Quest 2008

    Jan 25, 2008

    Professor Sarah Sewall, of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, talks with the TRADOC News Service about her participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's wargame that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflct. Sewall brings an outside perspective to help the Army formulate a strategy to move ahead and prepare for future conflicts.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Links

    Jan 25, 2008

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. Quote

    Jan 25, 2008

  • CLEM09

    Jan 25, 2008

    CSM Jenny Clement is the first CSM in FA

  • All-Army Soccer Team Visits Pentagon

    Jan 25, 2008

    Only in the Army would a soccer player go directly from the battlefield to the playing field.

  • Battalion Wrangled Up Patriotic Gift for Supportive Kids

    Jan 25, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"It reminds me of my daddy because heAca,!a,,cs been gone for a long, long, long time,Aca,!A? the little girl said in a small voice while looking off into the distance.

  • All-Army Soccer Team

    Jan 25, 2008

    Members of the 2008 All-Army Soccer Team meet with Pete Geren, the 20th Secretary of the U.S. Army, in his office Jan. 22 at the Pentagon. The All-Army Team is training for the 2008 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship Tournament Jan. 31 through Feb. 5 at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.

  • Mountaintop Duty

    Jan 25, 2008

    Soldiers from Company B, 864th Engineer Battalion build an outpost in the middle of the eastern Afghan mountains.

  • Stars and Stripes Interview With Army Chief of Staff

    Jan 25, 2008

    Full transcript of an interview with Stars and Stripes. General Casey was visiting the Yama Sakura bi-lateral exercise in Japan hosted by General Oriki, Chief of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces.

  • New Year Brings New Leadership: Conrad Whyne Accepts Position as CMA Director

    Jan 25, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) is kicking off the new year with a major change in leadership. Conrad Whyne will officially replace Dale Ormond as the new director of CMA on Jan. 25.

  • Chemical Materials Agency announces new director

    Jan 25, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency is kicking off the new year with a major change in leadership. Conrad Whyne officially replaced Dale Ormond as the new director of CMA Jan. 25.

  • Dec. 19, 2007 - Speaking to 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers in Iraq

    Jan 25, 2008

    General George Casey, Jr. speaks breifly to a group of 3ID Soldiers during a pre-Christmas trip to Iraq.

  • Muqdadiyah Patrol

    Jan 25, 2008

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, patrol Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

  • Jan. 16, 2008 - Remarks at ILW Breakfast

    Jan 25, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff General George W. Casey, Jr. speaks at an ILW breakfast January 16th, 2008.

  • Boot Camp Challenge

    Jan 25, 2008

    Recruits undergo basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C., January 2008.

  • Nov. 6, 2007 - Remarks to Univ. Of Oklahoma Journalism Students

    Jan 25, 2008

    General George W. Casey, Jr. speaks to a group of journalism students at the University of Oklahoma.

  • Dec. 4, 2007 - Remarks at Brookings Institution

    Jan 25, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff, General George W. Casey, Jr remarks to a Brookings Institution audience.

  • Lean Six Sigma Saves Big Bucks for Heidelberg

    Jan 25, 2008

    LTC Andrea Lester, chief of medical logistics for the United States Army Europe, Seventh Army, led a team that completed the first black belt Lean Six Sigma project in Europe Regional Medical Command, helping Heidelberg MEDDAC trim $250,000 in annual supply and administrative costs. Lean Six Sigma is a tool used Army wide to improve business processes.

  • E-mail Connects Doctors in Iraq with Experts in U.S.

    Jan 25, 2008

    Space-age technology makes it possible for Army health-care providers deployed overseas to have access to the technical knowledge of medical specialists within a few hours. E-mail teleconsultations make the best treatment available while avoiding unnecessary evacuations of patients for specialty care.

  • Patients Learn Balance, Confidence on Horseback

    Jan 25, 2008

    Since Walter Reed Army Medical Center began a therapeutic riding program in spring 2006, 25 Soldiers have had the opportunity each week to work on balance and coordination skills courtesy of the Old Guard's caisson platoon.

  • PEO Ammo recognizes ANMC Spartan mission, Tolbert wins AMC award

    Jan 25, 2008

    Team is theme at ANMC awards ceremony Anniston Army Depot, Ala.--The leadership of Anniston Munitions Center, a tenant activity here, acknowledged the efforts of more than 200 people at its quarterly recognition ceremony Wednesday.

  • Optics repairers in tritium room seeing fewer radioactive sources

    Jan 25, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot, Ala.--Six employees in the depot's optics and final repair branch are rarely seen working. That's because they work with radioactive sources that must be kept in a locked room, away from co-workers and passersby.

  • AMC director of Public and Congressional Affairs speaker at ANAD MLK observance

    Jan 25, 2008

  • As Surge Deployment Winds Down, Paratroopers Reflect

    Jan 25, 2008

    Most of ShaAca,!a,,cab was still sleeping as a Humvee weaved its way through the neighborhoodAca,!a,,cs maze-like streets early one frigid, January morning. Commanding the patrol was 1st Lt. Austin DziengelewskiAca,!a,,cs platoon of paratroopers from 2nd Battalion Aca,!A"The White Falcons,Aca,!A? 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. The patrol was on their way to a squatter village in the area, where displaced families were living in makeshift tents. With the temperatures dropping below freezing at night, the paratroopers were worried people in the camps might freeze to death. The platoonAca,!a,,cs mission was to find them and see what help they needed.

  • Army Investigating Battlefield-detainee Deaths

    Jan 25, 2008

    Army officials in Europe are cooperating fully with a U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command investigation into alleged misconduct by members of a Europe- based 1st Infantry Division unit involving detainees during a 2007 deployment to Iraq.

  • Sgt. Stevens Pagent Update

    Jan 25, 2008

    Utah National Guard Soldier, Sgt. Jill Stevens, thanks Soldiers for their support at she competes in Miss America Pageant this Saturday.

  • Army Aviation Symposium

    Jan 25, 2008

    A look at current aviation plans and the newest technology during the Army Aviation Symposium as Army leaders talk about the way ahead. Crystal Park reports.

  • Celebrating 65 Years of Service to the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command

    Jan 25, 2008

    2007 marks 65 years that TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Acquisition Specialist John Bruce has been employed at the Detroit Arsenal, in Warren, Mich.

  • MEDCOM's Top NCO Brings Experience

    Jan 25, 2008

    CSM Althea Green Dixon became the top noncommissioned officer of Medical Command, after serving as the command sergeant major of North Atlantic Regional Medical Command and Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Wounds Can't Keep Medic Out of Fight

    Jan 25, 2008

    A medic serving her third combat deployment returned to Afghanistan after receiving medical treatment in Germany for injuries suffered in her second improvised-explosive-device detonation. SPC Cassandra L. Miles volunteered to return after suffering a mild concussion and possible brain injury in an IED attack. She survived another IED attack earlier this year, when she suffered headaches and burns.

  • Mother, Daughter Make Service Family Affair:Pair Enlist and Train as Combat Medics at AMEDD Center a

    Jan 25, 2008

    Setting out to fulfill a life-long dream of joining the Army, Michelle Silverman asked her daughter Amber Pearson to go down to the recruiter's office with her for moral support. Little did she know that her daughter would be joining the Army right along with her.

  • Soldiers Try out Improved Body Armor

    Jan 25, 2008

    For as long as the Army has used Interceptor Body Armor, Soldiers have complained that it is too heavy, too hot and too cumbersome.

  • Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch quote

    Jan 25, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander, Multinational Division Central, Jan. 23.

  • Motivational Training

    Jan 25, 2008

    Soldiers from Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, fire a 105mm high explosive/time variable round from a howitzer during training at the Warrior Range in Kirkuk, Iraq.

  • Soldiers of Europe's 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Try out Army's Improved Body Armor

    Jan 25, 2008

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany (Jan. 25, 2008) Aca,!" For as long as the Army has used Interceptor Body Armor, Soldiers have complained that it is too heavy, too hot, and too cumbersome. But those complaints may be a thing of the past for Soldiers in U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, who recently donned the ArmyAca,!a,,cs newest body armor -- the Improved Outer Tactical Vest.

  • Army and Air Force Discuss Interoperability

    Jan 24, 2008

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley, along with other senior leaders from both Services, met Jan. 23 at Bolling Air Force Base to discuss issues of mutual interest regarding interdependency and interoperability.