Archive: Jan 2008

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  • Insurgents Out, Combat Outpost In

    Jan 24, 2008

    Just days after a major precision air strike in southern Arab Jabour to root out al-Qaeda in Iraq, combat engineers traversed the battlefield, arriving in the area to construct Multi-National Division Aca,!" CenterAca,!a,,cs newest combat outpost.

  • Quick response by munitions clearance team in Iraq helps stranded Marines

    Jan 24, 2008

    The attached article and photo are from a convoy incident in Iraq on Jan. 14. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., Coalition Munitions Clearance team came upon some Marines Jan. 14, 2008, whose tanks had flipped over, disabling their communication capabilities and putting them in danger from insurgents. The CMC team secured the team, rendered first aid, and called in a medical evacuation helicopter to pick up an injured Marine.

  • Army Family Member Competing for Miss America

    Jan 24, 2008

    There will be one Miss America viewer this weekend whoAca,!a,,cs hoping that victory started at Fort Jackson.

  • "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty"

    Jan 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"A people that have forgotten their heritage, are a people who have lost faith in themselves.Aca,!A? Winston Churchill

  • TRADOC In-Depth Part II with BG Jeffrey Foley

    Jan 24, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Signal Center and School talks with the TRADOC News Service about how the Signal Center is preparing Soldiers for the introduction of Win-T and Future Combat Systems to the signal world. Foley also talks about the care given to Wounded Warriors at Fort Gordon and the training AIT soldiers get at the Signal Center and School.

  • Getting a Leg Up

    Jan 24, 2008

    Pfc. Ryan Mahan and Spc. Stephen McLain hoist Pfc. Ryan Springstead as he looks over a wall to see if they can enter a house through the roof of a building in Chinchal, Iraq. The Soldiers are assigned to 3rd Platoon, Troop A, 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and the operation took place earlier this month.

  • Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling quote

    Jan 24, 2008

    Army Maj. Gen. Mark Hertling, commander, Multinational Division North, Jan. 22.

  • Sergeant in U.S. Army Europe-Led Aviation Task Force Chooses Soldier's Life over Law Career

    Jan 24, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan. 24, 2008) -- Sgt. David Williams says he joined the Army more than four and a half years ago because he owed a lot of money. Williams had racked up more than $100,000 in debt on student loans. Aca,!A"After I graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science, I went to the University of Southern California School of Law and earned a Juris Doctorate,Aca,!A? said Williams, a production control manager for unmanned aerial vehicles in Company G, Task Force XII, the aviation task force led by U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade. Aca,!A"My friends from college went on to become lawyers, and I have cousins who followed in my footsteps to law school, who are lawyers.Aca,!A?

  • 'The Sarge' Readies for NHRA Top Fuel Season

    Jan 24, 2008

    With the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series campaign less than a month away, Army Top Fuel driver Tony Aca,!A"The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher is already figuring on another edge-of-your-seat type of season.

  • Renowned Artist Visits Iraq to Set Stage for Painting of U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviatio

    Jan 24, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan. 24, 2008) -- For centuries, art has immortalized different aspects of war, from the ferocity of combat to the bond between Soldiers who live and die together. U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade became the latest Army unit to begin the process of gaining immortality in art when artist James Dietz paid the brigade a visit here Jan. 13. Dietz, a renowned military and aviation artist, decided to visit 12th CAB Soldiers here and at Logistics Support Area Anaconda in Balad, to begin developing an outline for a 12th CAB commemorative print.

  • Playing War Games at the U.S. Army Women's Museum

    Jan 23, 2008

    This is not a game where you move red pegs along a board to sink your opponentAca,!a,,cs battleship. The Flames of War miniatures game requires battlefield strategy, tactical reasoning and just a little luck to ensure oneAca,!a,,cs miniscule Aca,!A"band of brothersAca,!A? survives the war. The U.S. Army WomenAca,!a,,cs Museum brought a group of such strategists together Saturday for the third annual Flames of War Day.

  • Finding his Way: Quartermaster General Traveled Road to Gridiron Stardom, Veered Off to Career that

    Jan 23, 2008

    The way Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross sees it, his dream of becoming a professional football player wasnAca,!a,,ct meant to be. But as fate would have it, he would become an Army officer...

  • Army Family Support Goes Virtual

    Jan 23, 2008

    In an age of persistent conflict and geographically-dispersed Families, the Army is taking Family support to a new level with virtual installations and virtual Family Readiness Groups.

  • Last Jump: XVIII Airborne Corps Heads Out Door

    Jan 23, 2008

    The XVIII Airborne Corps Special Troops Battalion performed its last pre-deployment jump Jan. 15 at Sicily drop zone on Fort Bragg - heading out the door of a C-130 high-performance aircraft before heading to Baghdad.

  • Honoring the King

    Jan 23, 2008

  • Battle manager counts on depot repair

    Jan 23, 2008

    An Air Force Air Battle Manager has seen first hand depot support of a key system in air and ground support coordination.

  • Army to Retire BDUs

    Jan 23, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Deputy Chief of Staff for G-1 (Personnel) announced this month that the final wear-out date for the Army Battle Dress Uniform and Desert Battle Dress Uniform will be April 30 for both active-duty and reserve- component Soldiers.

  • Thrill Ride

    Jan 23, 2008

    The Curran familyAca,!a,,cs idea of fun involves getting soaked while traveling at speeds up to 60 mph.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Gerard Spitzer repairs a circuit card repair station.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Kevin Ellis tests the electro-optics guidance control system on a Maverick missile.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Robert Holmes checks for circuit cards on a Maverick missile infrared guidance control system.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    George Becker balances a Maverick missile infrared guidance control system.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Robert Stanaback tests a gryo optics assembly.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Ronald Davis aligns an infrared guidance control system.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 23, 2008

    Robert Stevens purges and fills a Maverick missile guidance control system.

  • Army Chief Information Officer Visits MND-C Brigades

    Jan 23, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs chief information officer visited three Multi-National Division Aca,!" Central communication operations sections Jan. 19 to get a feel for the way communications are being run in the Task Force Marne area of operations.

  • Cold War Memorial Dedication Ceremony-Chicago

    Jan 23, 2008

  • BOSS Program Helping More Than Single Soldiers

    Jan 23, 2008

    Aca,!A"I remember my first experience representing the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program at the Army Family Action Plan conference,Aca,!A? said Marlon Martin, now manager of the Army-wide BOSS program.

  • New Ammo Will Decrease Fragments in Close Urban Environs

    Jan 23, 2008

    A new type of ammunition is arriving in time to help Soldiers in dangerous urban landscapes, such as those in Iraq.

  • Active First recruits visit Pentagon

    Jan 23, 2008

    Some of the newest recruits into the U.S. Army's Active First recruiting program meet the press with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, director of the Army National Guard Lt. Gen. Clyde Vaughn and Army Guard recruiters at the Pentagon, Jan. 10.

  • Governor Bids Farewell to Deploying New York Guard

    Jan 23, 2008

    More than 1,400 New York Army National Guard Citizen Soldiers bound for Afghanistan formally bid farewell to their friends and family Jan. 16 at deployment ceremonies held across the state.

  • Re-Enlisting at Camp Victory / SSG David Green Competes in Rodeo

    Jan 23, 2008

    Army Reserve celebrates centennial by re-enlisting 100 reservists at Camp Victory; Staff Sgt. Green of the Denver Recruiting Battalion competes in his first pro rodeo.

  • Maneuver Space Logging

    Jan 23, 2008

    Fort Stewart's Public Works Department improves training areas for soldier through a program called maneuver space logging. James Williams reports.

  • Hero of the Gridiron

    Jan 23, 2008

    Lt. Col. Greg Gadson (U.S. Military Academy class of 1989), was an honorary team captain for the N.Y. Giants, along with Hall of Fame Linebacker Harry Carson, during the National Football Conference Championship game Jan. 20 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisc. Gadson lost both legs in Iraq. His son Jaelen attended the game with him.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Jan 23, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, hailing the Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs 100th anniversary during a re-enlistment ceremony in Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit announces ALL ARMY shooting competition date.

    Jan 23, 2008

    All Army Small Arms Championships

  • USAMU shooter wins Soldier of Year

    Jan 23, 2008

    USAMU shooter wins Soldier of Year

  • Last Jump: XVIII Airborne Corps heads out the door in more ways than one

    Jan 22, 2008

    The XVIII Airborne Corps from Fort Bragg, N.C. performs their final airborne operation before deploying as the Mult-National Corps-Iraq in Baghdad.

  • BOSS, AFAP programs more relevant that ever

    Jan 22, 2008

    BOSS representatives discuss participation in the AFAP process and how it affects change Army-wide.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jan 22, 2008

    An electronics technician aligns an AN/TVQ-2 Ground Vehicle Laser Locator Designator.

  • Girl Scouts ship cookies to SWA

    Jan 22, 2008

    A local Girl Scout troop sent a little bit of home to Soldiers overseas.

  • Sheila Casey Speaks About Army Families

    Jan 22, 2008

    Sheila Casey, wife of Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George Casey, takes role of top Army spouse seriously and works to support families.

  • Army Reserve Begins 100th Birthday with Baghdad Re-enlistment

    Jan 22, 2008

    A mass re-enlistment for 100 Reserve Soldiers at Camp Victory Jan. 18 kicked off the U.S. Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs year-long 100th birthday celebration.

  • Air Assault Expeditionary Force (AAEF)

    Jan 22, 2008

    Air Assault Expeditionary Force at Fort Benning, GA develops new battlefield technology. Ron Andruss reports.

  • Martin Luther King Colleague Recalls Struggle

    Jan 22, 2008

  • Secretary Bolton Retires from Acquisition, Logistics and Technology

    Jan 22, 2008

    Claude M. Bolton, Jr. formally left his position as Assistance Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology during a retirement ceremony Jan. 18 at the Pentagon.

  • Recruiter Can Take a 'Buck' and That's no 'Bull'

    Jan 22, 2008

    Eight seconds may not seem like a long span of time Aca,!" unless you are riding a 2,000-pound tornado with horns Aca,!" then it feels like an eternity.

  • Warrior Transition Leaders Meet: Mission Second Only to Combat

    Jan 22, 2008

    Getting Soldiers healed from physical, psychological or emotional wounds is an Army mission of highest priority, second only to combat, a senior official said during the Warrior Transition Leadership and Training Conference Jan.13-18.

  • Army Game's Medic Training Helps Save Two Lives

    Jan 22, 2008

    A longtime player of the game Aca,!A"AmericaAca,!a,,cs ArmyAca,!A? became a first responder following a car accident in November when he employed the life-saving techniques he learned by playing the video game.

  • MEDEVAC Crews Brave Enemy Fire to Save Soldiers

    Jan 22, 2008

    Aero-medical evacuation crews from Task Force Marne faced enemy gunfire to deliver five injured Soldiers to safety on Jan. 18.

  • Judy Gromatzky quote

    Jan 22, 2008

    Judy Gromatzky, a junior high school teacher, whose class welcomed 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers home from Iraq.

  • Staying Army Strong

    Jan 22, 2008

    More than 100 Army Reserve Soldiers gather at the Al Faw palace at Camp Victory, Iraq, Jan. 18, to reenlist during a ceremony marking the 100th Anniversary of the Army Reserve. For more, see <a href="http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx'id=48718"> <b>Soldiers Re-enlist to Commemorate 100th Army Reserve Anniversary</b></a>

  • Book Lists Ways to Strengthen Military Families

    Jan 22, 2008

    On military bases and in towns and cities across America, servicemembers and their spouses are quietly waging their own war, the war to keep their Families together in spite of the stresses of extended and repeated deployments.

  • Stuttgart Opens Warrior Transition Unit

    Jan 22, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart has activated its Warrior Transition Unit as part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new mandated Medical Action Plan.

  • Air Force Weather Team Vital to Keeping Aircraft of U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force Flying in Iraq

    Jan 22, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan. 22, 2008) -- Adrift in a sea of black-and-white maps and radar images that litter the office hangs a photo of a beautiful beach with crystal-blue water and palm trees gently swaying in the breeze. This depiction of perfect weather seems oddly out of place for a weather office in a country where the weather is anything but perfect. And the team at the Task Force XII staff weather office is used to feeling a little out of place. The eight non-flight Airmen, working amongst a few thousand Soldier-aviators who patrol the skies of Baghdad every day, are proud of their unique role supporting the aviation task force here led by U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • U.S. Army Europe Medics Treat Soldiers, Local Citizens at Remote Aid Station in Afghanistan

    Jan 22, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan 22, 2008) -- Surrounded by snow-covered mountains, the medical personnel of Task Force Saber operate an aid station on Forward Operating Base Naray along the Pakistan border in northeastern Afghanistan. The aid station team is comprised of medical personnel from U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and 160th Forward Surgical Team. The medicsAca,!a,,c first responsibility is to U.S. Soldiers who are wounded, injured or just need routine medical treatment.

  • U.S. Army Europe Paratroopers Watch for Taliban, Smugglers on Afghan Road

    Jan 22, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan 22, 2008) -- Paratroopers from U.S. Army Europe's 2nd platoon, Able Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry operate tactical checkpoints on a almost daily on the only road leading into the Korengal Valley. The Pech River Road is one of two paved roads in all of Kunar Province. The road allows easy travel in an area dominated by mountains from the Hindu Kush Mountain Range.

  • Sixth Graders Welcome Troopers Home from a War Zone

    Jan 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Although most junior high students are in school on a Wednesday afternoon, studying for the next math test or thinking about the next school dance, more than 100 H.G. Isbill Junior High School students got an up-close-and-personal experience with military life during a welcome home ceremony held at the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs parade field Jan. 16.

  • Not quite business as usual at CCAD

    Jan 18, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs all about maintaining our ability to surge, said CCADAca,!a,,cs new chief of the Business Development Office, Bob Straiton. The former executive officer for the Army ROTC program at Texas A&M Corpus-Christi and lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserves was speaking of what he feels should be one of the DepotAca,!a,,cs primary goals in preparation for a decrease in DoD workload in conjunction with a slowing of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • SDDC's 841st loads, ships first large MRAP deployment via high seas

    Jan 18, 2008

    The first sealift shipment of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to the U.S. Central Command were received and loaded by the 841st Transportation Battalion at the Port of Charleston, S.C. in December 2007.

  • Nominations being accepted for SDDC's 2008 Quality Award Program

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Nomination packages are now being accepted for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution CommandAca,!a,,cs 2008 Quality Award Program competition honoring Department of Defense approved transportation providers in all modes and services for sustained exceptional performance throughout 2007.

  • AMC CG visits FOBs in Afghanistan, re-enlists 3 Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2008

    Jan. 18, 2008 - 401st AFSB Afghanistan - Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command spent the day visiting Soldiers at Forward Operation Bases in Afghanistan.

  • Col. Jonathan Jaffin quote

    Jan 18, 2008

    Col. Jonathan Jaffin, deputy commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command

  • Caring for the Injured

    Jan 18, 2008

    An Iraqi woman with prosthetic legs prepares to go to a physical therapy session on Patrol Base Assassin, Iraq, Jan. 10, where Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division are stationed. The woman lost both legs three years ago during an enemy rocket attack in Rustamiyah.

  • Aviation Modernization Program to Field Lakota, Modify Current Helos

    Jan 18, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs $14.6-billion aviation modernization program includes fielding the Lakota UH-72A, along with a number of modifications to existing helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles.

  • Europe's First: Forward Surgical Team Goes Airborne

    Jan 18, 2008

    During an Airborne Conversion Ceremony Dec. 11 at Miesau Ammo Depot, Germany, 20 medical Soldiers from the newly designated 67th FST (Airborne) proudly donned the maroon beret distinguishing them as the only airborne forward surgical team in Europe and one of only five Army-wide.

  • Leaders' Course Welcomes First Class of Iraqi NCOs

    Jan 18, 2008

    As the midday sun warmed the ground at FOB Kalsu Jan. 15, 56 Iraqi soldiers stood beside 18 U.S. noncommissioned officers, in front of two countriesAca,!a,,c flags, with one common purpose and made history.

  • Darby Uses Soccer to Support Cancer Group

    Jan 18, 2008

    LIVORNO, Italy Aca,!" Camp Darby recently hosted a charity soccer tournament to assist an Italian organization that aids families of children stricken by cancer.

  • 67th Forward Surgical Team Goes Airborne

    Jan 18, 2008

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany Aca,!" During a ceremony held at Miesau Ammo Depot, Germany, 20 medical Soldiers from the newly designated 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) donned maroon berets, distinguishing them as the only airborne forward surgical team in Europe and one of only five Army-wide.

  • As Closure Draws Near, Former Darmstadt Members Reminisce

    Jan 18, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" Gustav Rupietta, a former German prisoner of war, is still fond of the Americans he encountered more than 60 years ago.

  • Awareness, treatment essential to dealing with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Jan. 17, 2008) -- Soldiers returning from a war zone often have difficulty adjusting to life at home. They may be easily irritated, react suddenly and unexpectedly to loud noises, or become withdrawn and unwilling to communicate. Experts say people who experience a frightening, traumatic event -- such as combat -- often react with heightened levels of arousal and fear. Memories of the event are painful, and may trigger a fear response similar to that caused by the original event.

  • Army Aims to Better Identify Soldiers with Brain Injuries

    Jan 17, 2008

    The Army released a report Jan. 17 that outlines how the service can better identify and help Soldiers who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.

  • Army's Largest Solar Array Generates More Than Power

    Jan 17, 2008

    Officials cut the ribbon Monday on the ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest solar array, a 2-megawatt system at Fort Carson that should produce enough power for 540 homes.

  • ARMY, NAVY, COAST GUARD TO SHARE BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION CAPABILITIES

    Jan 17, 2008

    This press release announces a data-sharing agreement between the Army, Navy and Coast Guard solidified by a recently-signed memorandum of agreement.

  • Chief Outlines Plan to Get Army Back in Balance

    Jan 17, 2008

    After six years of war in the Middle East, the Army is out of balance, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • Guard's Miss America Contestant Focused on Mission as Pageant Nears

    Jan 17, 2008

    Utah Army National Guard Sgt. Jill StevenAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"personal combat zoneAca,!A? has shifted from Afghanistan to Nevada, from a minefield to a beauty contest, from combat boots to high heels.

  • Permanent party Soldiers keep their skills current

    Jan 17, 2008

    Permanent party Soldiers in the 171st Infantry Brigade are certified in the 40 Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills.

  • 10-week change allows BCT Soldiers more time for PT, basic rifle marksmanship

    Jan 17, 2008

    The recent change of Basic Combat Training from nine weeks to 10 has not created any problems, but has allowed more time for BCT Soldiers to work on physical training and basic rifle marksmanship.

  • Removing Dark Stains: Soldiers Help Clean up Korea's Worst Oil Spill

    Jan 17, 2008

    The once-fresh sea air was now nauseating, as if the breeze carried a pungent grease smell across the Taean coast. Stones worn smooth by the ocean tides littered the beach, each one heavy with black oil that seeped through a charcoal dust that had been laid down days earlier as the first step to stem the pollution.

  • Gen. Richard Cody quote

    Jan 17, 2008

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody, attributing quality training for the Army aviation community's ability to sustain its operations tempo in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Oil Spill Cleanup

    Jan 17, 2008

    Sgt. David Craig, United Nations Command Honor Guard, Kim, Yong-chul and his brother Kim, Chan-guk help clean excess oil off rocks at Baeknipo Beach, Taean County, South Korea. Craig is part of the 8th U.S. Army relief effort for the West Sea oil spill. Soldiers volunteered to help South Koreans clean up the worst oil spill in the countryAca,!a,,cs history. A Hong-Kong-registered oil tanker, the Hebei Spirit, leaked 10,500 tons of crude oil after it collided with a vessel off the western coast of South Korea Dec. 7. For more information, see: <a href="http://www.army.mil/-news/2008/01/15/7005-troops-continue-korean-oil-spill-cleanup"><b>Troops Continue Korean Oil Spill Cleanup</b></a>

  • U.S. Army Europe paratrooper killed in combat wills $20,000 to his unit rear detachment

    Jan 17, 2008

    CASERMA EDERLE, Vicenza, Italy (Jan. 17, 2008)-- All Soldiers, especially those who deploy to combat, want to take care of their families in the event something happens to them, but one U.S. Army Europe Soldier took that concern one step further by including his fellow paratroopers in his family. Staff Sgt. Michael Gabel of USAREUR's D Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, who died of wounds received in combat in Afghanistan Dec. 12, donated more than $20,000 of his life insurance to the 173rdAca,!a,,cs rear detachment.

  • Mannheim Celebrates the New Year

    Jan 17, 2008

    MANNHEIM, Germany Aca,!" Nearly 400 German and American guests gathered Jan. 11 at the Federal Academy of Defense Administration and Technology for a New YearAca,!a,,cs reception highlighting the Mannheim military community.

  • Rakkasans uncover VBIED factory

    Jan 16, 2008

    A routine gathering with local leaders resulted in the discovery of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device factory near Hamid Shaban Jan. 13.

  • Army Fields Up-Armored Humvees to NTC

    Jan 16, 2008

    Brand new, lined up one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the Army's current Up-Armored Humvees have finally made their way to the National Training Center.

  • Army Fields Up Armored HMMWV's to NTC

    Jan 16, 2008

    Brand new, aligned one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the Army's current Up Armored HMMWVAca,!a,,cs (UAH) have finally made their way to the ArmyAca,!a,,cs premier warfighting training center, the National Training Center (NTC).

  • Army Marksmen set sights on 2008 Olympics -- First Olympic Team members selected March 3

    Jan 16, 2008

    First Olympic Team members selected March 3

  • Former SMAs talk shop with sergeants major students at USASMA

    Jan 16, 2008

    Six of the U.S. Army's 12 former sergeants major of the Army gathered in the East Auditorium of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Jan. 7 to answer questions asked by more than 645 military students attending the Sergeants Major Course.

  • Faith in the Face of Fear.

    Jan 16, 2008

    On the night of February 3, 1943, four chaplains were an island of faith and courage in an ocean of terror and turmoil.

  • Baghdad Violence Decreasing with Reconciliation Efforts

    Jan 16, 2008

    Northwest Rashid community leaders, senior Iraqi Security Forces leaders and Iraqi government members gathered here Jan. 6 for a reconciliation meeting.

  • Changing Thought Patterns Crucial in Treating PTSD

    Jan 16, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers returning from a war zone often have difficulty adjusting to life at home.

  • Lt. Col. Patrick Frank quote

    Jan 16, 2008

    Lt. Col. Patrick Frank, a battalion commander with the 1st Infantry Division in Iraq, attributing the improved security situation in West Rashid to monthly meetings between Sunni and Shia leaders, hosted by coalition forces.

  • Buddy System

    Jan 16, 2008

    Soldiers conduct buddy checks at Camp Taji, Iraq, before starting a resupply mission to combat outposts and joint security stations. The Soldiers are from the 1st Cavalry Division and the 25th Infantry Division.

  • Fallen Soldier Gives Back

    Jan 16, 2008

    CASERMA EDERLE, Vicenza, Italy Aca,!" All Soldiers, especially those who are deploying, want to take care of their families in the event something happens to them, but one Soldier took this one step further by including his fellow paratroopers in his family.

  • Water Dogs Keep Water Flowing

    Jan 15, 2008

    A four-man team of water purification specialists assigned to Company A, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion oversees the production of more than 40,000 gallons of water a day for the those living at forward operating base Fenty.

  • Calendar Offers Ways to Support Troops

    Jan 15, 2008

    Your new gym membership has yet to be used and that clutter you resolved to organize still needs tackling, but your resolution to help others this year still has hope. Thanks to America Supports YouAca,!a,,cs 12-month calendar of ways to show appreciation for the nationAca,!a,,cs troops and their Families, there is a fresh idea for keeping your resolution on track every month.

  • 100th Stryker repair completed at Qatar site

    Jan 15, 2008

    CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar-A ceremony marking the completion of the 100th Stryker Combat Vehicle was held Jan. 12 at the Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility, Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

  • All-Army Small Arms Championships set for Mar 6-18

    Jan 15, 2008

    All Army Smalls Arms Championships to be held at Ft Benning, Mar 6-18 08

  • Tobyhanna offers expanded tactical operations training

    Jan 15, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. Aca,!" Tobyhanna personnel have created a realistic training tool for TOC field service representatives. A Tactical Operations Center training facility in the form of a tent will be available this month for training field service representatives.

  • ANAD co-op program educates students, provides career skills

    Jan 15, 2008

    Since 2001, Anniston Army Depot and the Alabama Department of Education have combined efforts to support the ANAD Career Academy.

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