Archive: Jan 2008

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  • In Remembrance and Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday and Army Diversity

    Jan 15, 2008

    Our Nation will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a federal holiday on 21 January. While this is a day off from work for most Soldiers and Army Civilians, I encourage everyone to take some time and reflect on why we honor Dr. King.

  • Troops Continue Korean Oil Spill Cleanup

    Jan 15, 2008

    The smell of crude oil was still evident as 45 Soldiers and Airmen joined more than 150 workers and other volunteers as they started another day of beach cleanup after Korea's worst oil spill a month ago at Mallipo Beach.

  • Fort Jackson Erosion Control

    Jan 15, 2008

    Erosion control at Ft. Jackson allows troops to train even after heavy rain.

  • USACE Builds Iraq Clinic

    Jan 15, 2008

    USACE GRD hands over million dollar medical clinic near Baghdad.

  • Sensors May Lead to Faster Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Jan 15, 2008

    While it still may be years away, military medical officials hope to one day place a sensor on every troop that would measure a blastAca,!a,,cs impact and alert a combat medic to the possibility of a brain injury.

  • FMWRC Commander Maj. Gen. Macdonald receives second star

    Oct 14, 2011

    Maj. Gen. John A. Macdonald received his second star during a promotion ceremony Jan. 11 that officially elevated the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Headquarters to a two-star command. Macdonald, who commanded the Army Community and Family Support Center in Alexandria, Va., for 16 months in 2004-06, has returned for a second go-round with the same organization under a new name. He also will continue to serve as Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Installation Command in Arlington.

  • Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III quote

    Jan 14, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, Commander, XVIII Airborne Corps.

  • TRADOC CG welcomes Iraqi Minister of Defence

    Jan 14, 2008

    The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, welcomed the Iraqi Minister of Defence, Mr. Abdul Qadir Mohammed Jassim, at Fort Monroe, Va., today. The minister is visiting select U.S. military commands to gain a better understanding of U.S. military organizations, programs, and training that may be applicable to the institutional capacity development and force generation in the Iraqi Ministry of Defence.

  • Vice Chief Credits Training for Aviation Record

    Jan 14, 2008

    The Army's vice chief of staff said the Army's aviation safety record in 2 million flight hours supporting the war on terror over the last six years can be attributed to good training.

  • Chairman Says Guantanamo Mission Mitigates Global Risk

    Jan 14, 2008

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen toured the new Expeditionary Legal Complex and the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Sunday, thanking service members guarding detainees for their service.

  • Kirkuk Academy Graduates 1,325 Police

    Jan 14, 2008

    A total of 1,325 Iraqi Police recruits graduated Jan. 9 during a ceremony at the Kirkuk Police Academy in northeastern Iraq.

  • A New Year and a New War - The Tet Offensive 1968

    Jan 14, 2008

    A New Year and a New War!

  • Coordinated medical engagement a success in Abu Farris

    Jan 14, 2008

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Gloomy weather did not deter Iraqi doctors, Iraqi Army medics and Coalition Forces from holding a coordinated medical engagement in Abu Farris, Iraq, Jan. 12.

  • Bats Over Tokyo

    Jan 14, 2008

    Bats were to attack Japanese cities of wood.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Rende quote

    Jan 14, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Rende, in Iraq, working on a college degree online during off-duty hours.

  • AK-47 Training

    Jan 14, 2008

    Soldiers from the 552nd Military Police Company train Iraqi police officers at Combat Outpost Spear in Mosul.

  • Patrolling Baghdad

    Jan 14, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment and Iraqi police patrol Baghdad.

  • Israeli MOUT Facility Model for National Guard

    Jan 14, 2008

    National Guard Soldiers could one day train at a state-of-the-art urban warfare training center in Israel, or one modeled after it, according to Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum.

  • Military Clothing Designers on Cutting Edge

    Jan 14, 2008

    When you think about clothing designers, you probably think of a favorite designer or perhaps a favorite store and not the U.S. military, but the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has clothing designers who design, develop and improve military clothing and equipment.

  • Secretary of the Army Geren Remarks (As Prepared) to the Sergeants Major Academy in Fort Bliss, TX

    Jan 14, 2008

    "I also would like to recognize the foreign senior enlisted leaders who represent their countries here at the Sergeants Major Academy. For the 49 students, from 35 countries Aca,!" 4 of you here for the first time Aca,!" I would note that you are the latest in a tradition of international students who have studied here and shared your rich experiences with American NCOs. There have been 433 international soldiers from 59 countries who have graduated from this course. I know your presence here means a great deal to you, and it means a great deal to our country..."

  • Anniston Army Depot cuts ribbon on first Child Development Center

    Jan 14, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot cut the ribbon on its first Child Development Center Dec. 18, 2007.

  • Army Aviation Introduces Newer Fleets

    Jan 14, 2008

    Army Aviation is introducing newer fleets and improved unmanned aircraft to help Troops fight more efficiently.

  • USACE Jobs for Iraqis

    Jan 14, 2008

    USACE is rebuilding Iraq's infrastructure impacting the country's economy greatly.

  • ANAD, GDLS nominated for Contractor-Military Collaboration of the Year

    Jan 14, 2008

    The Stryker reset partnering program between Anniston Army Depot and General Dynamics Land Systems was a finalist for the 2007 Contractor-Military Collaboration of the Year Award.

  • World-class Boxer Trains at Fort Jackson, Learns Ropes

    Jan 14, 2008

    World-class welterweight boxer Luis Collazo got a taste of Army life during a recent trip to Columbia, S.C., much of which was spent here at Fort Jackson preparing for an upcoming bout in the ring.

  • President Offers Message of Hope to Troops in Kuwait

    Jan 14, 2008

    President George W. Bush made a stop in Kuwait Saturday during his Middle East tour to meet with key U.S. leaders and speak to deployed service members.

  • Benelux Managers Serve as Command 'Welcome Wagon'

    Jan 14, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" When it comes to accessing data in the information age, most people use the Web. The same can be said for folks wanting to learn more about living in Belgium; they too use a program tagged as the W.E.B. But thereAca,!a,,cs one big difference: the resource here is flesh and bone, not circuits and wires.

  • Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson quote

    Jan 14, 2008

    Army Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff for Multinational Corps Iraq, referring to weapons and gear Soldiers are discovering during operations in Iraq.

  • Getting Acquainted

    Jan 14, 2008

    Spc. Chad Tipton poses for a photo with Iraqi children during a humanitarian operation in the Baladiat area of east Baghdad, Jan. 7. Tipton is from 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Maj. Gen. Jeffery W. Hammond quote

    Jan 11, 2008

    We still face determined enemies who threaten peace and security. There is still much work ahead. Our job, alongside our Iraqi counterparts, is to provide sustainable security and set conditions for improving life in Baghdad. This we will do, as a team." - Maj. Gen. Jeffery Hammond, Commander, 4th Infantry Division during the December 19, 2007 Multi-National Division Baghdad transfer of authority ceremony.

  • Secretary of the Army - Salute to the Military Speech, Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce

    Jan 11, 2008

    "Solomon Ortiz, thank you for your kind words. WeAca,!a,,cve been friends for nearly 20 years, and it is great to be here tonight with you in your hometown with your friends and supporters. Your life story is truly an American dream. Born right here in Robstown, you joined the Army at age 18 and went to basic training up the road at Fort Hood and then served in France."

  • Secretary of the Army - AUSA Symposium on Building an Expeditionary Army for Persistent Conflict

    Jan 11, 2008

    "Your theme at this yearAca,!a,,cs symposium, "Building an Expeditionary Army for Persistent Conflict,Aca,!A? is one of the most complex challenges our Army has ever faced. And it presents challenges, and each of you here this morning is a partner in the effort to address these challenges."

  • CNBC's Suze Orman Presents Finance Course to Troops

    Jan 11, 2008

    Suze Orman delivered a high-energy crash course in personal finance Jan. 11 at Fort Dix's Timmermann Center.

  • Recruiting Companies Need Commanders

    Jan 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command wants more officers at the rank of captain to consider serving as company commanders.

  • Commentary: American Soldier Remains Nation's Ultimate Weapon

    Jan 11, 2008

    Now in its seventh year, the Global War on Terrorism is producing a new generation of American Soldier.

  • One Year Later, New Iraq Strategy Showing Successes

    Jan 11, 2008

    President BushAca,!a,,cs strategy for Iraq, announced one year ago during a televised speech to the nation, is accomplishing many of its goals and laying important groundwork for initiatives yet to be fulfilled, military and defense officials agree.

  • New Technology Enhancing Aviation Capability in Theater

    Jan 11, 2008

    Army aviation continues to successfully Aca,!A"fight the fight,Aca,!A? in support of operations, while simultaneously transforming and modernizing its forces, agreed a panel of aviation commanders at the AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Aviation Symposium and Exposition.

  • Nevada NG Flood Relief / W-2 Posting for MyPay

    Jan 11, 2008

    Nevada National Guard provides flood relief; W-2 posting dates for MyPay and tax filing info.

  • USACE Supports Iraqi Education

    Jan 11, 2008

    USACE doubles the size of all-girls school in dangerous neighborhood and also donates supplies.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Center fully operational

    Jan 11, 2008

    Fort Bragg is happy to announce full compliance with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs decision last year to establish Soldier and Family Assistance Centers in 29 Army installations by January 2008. As of Jan. 3, the Fort Bragg SFAC in the Soldier Support Center became fully operational as an SFAC hub for Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and their Families.

  • Active First Program Helping Army Meet Recruiting Goals

    Jan 11, 2008

    During a press conference Jan. 10 at the Pentagon, the Army's senior most civilian said the Army National Guard's "Active First" program has contributed to the Army's on-target recruitment goals.

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno quote

    Jan 11, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, commander, Multinational Corps Iraq, who said that by living, eating and patrolling with Iraqi forces throughout the country, U.S. Soldiers are getting known by the Iraqi people they are working to protect.

  • Which Pistol is the Real Deal'

    Jan 11, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Terry Dahl holds a real 9 mm pistol in his right hand and a toy 9 mm pistol in his left at an Iraqi police station in Seddah, to demonstrate how similar the fake and real weapons look. Coalition forces are asking shop owners to stop selling the toys to children so they are not mistaken for insurgents. Staff Sgt. Dahl is with the 9th Psychological Operations Battalion.

  • 65th Military Police Company deploys

    Jan 11, 2008

    Soldiers with the 65th Military Police Company deployed to Iraq Dec. 13 from Green Ramp. Their mission will be to act as the police transition team and mentor the Iraqi police into a self-sustaining and self-governing police force capable of maintaining law and order and defeating insurgent forces aiming to disrupt the Iraqi government. This will be the unit's third deployment to Iraq.

  • IMCOM-Europe NCO of the Year Advances Another Stripe

    Jan 11, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" With his parents, wife and the U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch community in attendance, the Installation Management Command-Europe noncommissioned officer of the year was promoted here Jan. 7 in a ceremony at the headquarters building.

  • Troops take part in casualty exercise

    Jan 11, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan. 9, 2008) Aca,!" It was a day off for Spc. Lisett Chaparro, and she decide to ride her bike to the post office to mail some souvenirs home to her Family. For Chaparro, and most of the people here, this day was just like any other Aca,!A| at least until the alarm sounded. Aca,!A"It was extremely loud and everybody could hear it,Aca,!A? said Chaparro, a combat medic in Headquarters, Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment from Los Angeles. Aca,!A"I grabbed my bike and rode all the way (to the clinic); I had two minutes to get on all my gear.Aca,!A?

  • Fort Bragg

    Jan 10, 2008

  • Army Closes Ray Barracks in Germany

    Jan 10, 2008

    The voice of Elvis Presley echoed through Ray Barracks one last time Monday, returning for a brief moment to his old military stomping grounds.

  • More than a million served

    Jan 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Viewed more than a million times, it continues to bring families and Soldiers together by spreading information.

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Show Battlefield to Soldiers

    Jan 10, 2008

    In the civilian world, sneaking a peak at an exam before taking it will earn someone a failing score. Sneaking a peak at the front lines before leaving the base for a mission, however, can save lives in a combat zone.

  • U.S. Offensive Targets al Qaeda in Northern Iraq

    Jan 10, 2008

    American military forces in northern Iraq launched an offensive this week targeting al Qaeda elements operating in the region.

  • New U.S. Offensive Targets al Qaeda in Northern Iraq

    Jan 10, 2008

    American military forces in northern Iraq launched an offensive this week targeting al Qaeda elements operating in the region.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Jan 10, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, emphasizing the importance of relationships in achieving common goals in Iraq.

  • 101st Airborne Tech / 2008 NASCAR Season

    Jan 10, 2008

    101st Airborne Division Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan are getting helmet impact sensors; Mark Martin and the Army NASCAR team are preparing for 2008 season.

  • Year in Review - USACE

    Jan 10, 2008

    The 2007 USACE Year in Review to include Lt. Gen. Robert Van Antwerp taking command, constructions projects to improve quality of life, reconstruction projects in Iraq, ERDC blast protection technology progress in News Orleans, levee repair in California, and construction of Advanced Training Center at WARMC. Mary Cochran reports.

  • Program Flames Winds of Change for the Better

    Jan 10, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands Aca,!" Picture every member of an Army platoon stranded in the middle of the ocean, trapped on a burning platform. Jumping from the structure and abandoning the post is not an option. Every Soldier must turn to fight the fire.

  • History in the Making

    Jan 9, 2008

    The first wave of more than 10,000 logistics officers exchanged their branch insignia at a ceremony at Fort Lee, Va., Jan. 9 following the establishment of the Logistics Branch Jan. 1. Aca,!A"Beginning today, we officially write a new chapter in history for Army logisticians,Aca,!A? said Maj. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general. Representing logisticians Army-wide, more than 50 officers from Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation branches were united under the Logistics Branch in order to meet the sustainment challenges of the 21st century warfighter.

  • Logistics Officers Don New Branch Insignia

    Jan 9, 2008

    The first wave of more than 10,000 logistics officers exchanged their branch insignia at a ceremony at Fort Lee, Va., Wednesday following the Jan. 1 establishment of the Logistics Branch.

  • CHPPM Entomologists Wage War on our Smallest Enemies

    Jan 9, 2008

    From earliest times, lice, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, flies and other pests have rendered countless military personnel unfit for battle due to the diseases they carry. The Entomological Sciences Program team at the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine at Aberdeen Proving Ground has been in the front lines of the war against these tiny terrorists for many years.

  • Newport Chemical Depot reaches 75% VX destruction milestone

    Jan 9, 2008

    NEWPORT CHEMICAL DEPOT, Ind. --- Workers at the Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility have safely neutralized 75 percent of the VX stored at the Newport Chemical Depot. The depot reached the milestone January 8.

  • Warrior Transition Office Focuses on Soldiers, Families

    Jan 9, 2008

    In an interview Tuesday, the deputy director of the Warrior Transition Office pledged that his office, medical officials and Warrior Transition Unit cadre will always listen to concerns wounded warriors and their Families might have about their care.

  • General officer pistol program has rich history

    Jan 9, 2008

    When Gens. Omar N. Bradley, George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower retired, they purchased the pistols they were issued when they were on active duty. And still today, when general officers retire they can buy the pistols they were issued. The General Officer Pistol Team, of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock IslandAca,!a,,cs Weapons Product Support Integration Directorate, oversees the process for the active Army, National Guard and Army Reserve.

  • General Officer Pistol Program has rich history

    Jan 9, 2008

    When Gens. Omar N. Bradley, George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower retired, they purchased the pistols they were issued when they were on active duty.

  • All-American Bowl 2008

    Jan 9, 2008

  • Soldiers Implement New Contract Training in Kuwait

    Jan 9, 2008

    Soldiers with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work and saved the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Foley

    Jan 9, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Foley talks with the TRADOC News Service about the importance off what is being taught at the Army Signal Center and School at Fort Gordon, Ga. The General also talks about the way advanced individual training soldiers are trained at Fort Gordon.

  • Army MWR contest provides daily dose of comedy

    Jan 9, 2008

    MWR patrons 18 years of age and older can log on to www.ArmyMWR.com daily Jan. 10 through February 8 to take part in the Aca,!A"Online Improv Wild West Comedy TourAca,!A? by submitting a joke, quip or other humorous comment about the improvisational topic of the day.

  • All-American Bowl Wrap-Up

    Jan 9, 2008

    Wrap-up of 2008 U.S. All-American Bowl in San Antonio, TX.

  • 1st Cav Comes Home / New Army Ads

    Jan 9, 2008

    First wave of 1st Cav Soldiers return home to Fort Hood, Texas; Army Debuts new Ads during All-American Bowl.

  • Army Destroys Half of Chemical Stockpile

    Jan 9, 2008

    The Army has now safely destroyed 50 percent of the United States' chemical-agent stockpile since beginning to comply with the Chemical Weapons Convention April 29, 1997.

  • 2008 All-American Bowl Wrap-Up

    Jan 9, 2008

    A wrap-up of the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl weekend.

  • Soldiers Learn to Rappel in Djibouti

    Jan 9, 2008

    Soldiers deployed from Fort Myer, Va., gained confidence in a rappelling training session conducted by Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 Det. 20, Jan. 4.

  • Surge, Strategy Working in Iraq, but Challenges Remain

    Jan 9, 2008

    As the troop surge in Iraq approaches its one-year anniversary, the commander of Multinational Force Iraq said he's buoyed by successes made and momentum built, but recognizes the job is far from over.

  • ARDEC Wins 2007 Baldrige National Quality Award

    Jan 9, 2008

    ARDEC becomes the first DOD organization to win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

  • Guard Providing Relief in Nevada Flooding

    Jan 9, 2008

    Nevada Sen. Harry Reid inspected the flooded town of Fernley, Nev., in an Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter Monday and requested President George Bush declare the Fernley flood a disaster, making home and business owners and the town eligible for federal aid.

  • 7th Army NCO Academy S-4 wins supply excellence award

    Jan 9, 2008

    The S-4 shop at the 7th Army Noncommissioned Officers Academy received top honors Monday as they accepted the U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs Supply Excellence award.

  • Mohammad Attar quote

    Jan 9, 2008

    Iraqi Project Engineer Mohammad Attar, who oversees a Sadr City hospital upgrade for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • WTU Vans Ready to Roll in Europe

    Jan 9, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Fourteen Mercedes-Benz vans, outfitted to accommodate wheelchairs, are being distributed this month to Warrior Transition Units throughout Europe.

  • eConnection Goes Live

    Jan 9, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Get ready to get connected with the new eConnection magazine, an online publication generated to keep people current on morale, welfare and recreation activities in Europe.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general visit AMC sites

    Jan 8, 2008

  • New contract training implemented, Soldiers praised

    Jan 8, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Soldiers of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work saving the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

  • Deadline for Freedom Award Nominations Approaching

    Jan 8, 2008

    The deadline for servicemembers in the National Guard and Reserve to nominate their employers for the 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is fast approaching.

  • Lt. Gen. HonorAfA Leaving Legacy at First Army

    Jan 8, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Russell L. HonorAfA, commander of First Army, is retiring from the Army and will relinquish his command Jan. 11 in a ceremony at Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Ga.

  • Sadr City's Al Baladi Hospital renovations near completion

    Jan 8, 2008

    Extensive renovations will soon be complete at one of Sadr CityAca,!a,,cs major hospitals in east Baghdad.

  • Environmental Report - Maneuver Space

    Jan 8, 2008

    Most of the soldiers stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, have spent much of the last several years deployed to the Middle East. In their absence, the Public Works Department has improved training areas. James Williams has more.

  • Sheiks Provide Information on al Qaeda in Iraq

    Jan 8, 2008

    In a vital and encouraging boost to the efforts against al-Qaida in Iraq, local sheiks met with Coalition Forces to discuss cooperation and future Concerned Local Citizen programs here, Jan. 4.

  • ASC employee earns disability award

    Jan 8, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL. Ill. - Bruce E. Beyer, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., was presented the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Outstanding Individual with Disability Award Dec. 4 at the Department of Defense Disability Awards Ceremony and Forum in Bethesda, Md.

  • Top Army Leaders Help Open SFAC at Fort Sam

    Jan 8, 2008

    The Soldier and Family Assistance Center, a new one-stop support shop for Warriors in Transition and their Families, opened Jan. 2 in the lower level of Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • New Helmet Sensors to Measure Blast Impact

    Jan 8, 2008

    Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division preparing to deploy to Afghanistan are being issued sensors that attach to their helmets to measure the impact from blasts, roadside bombs and other activities.

  • Armed Forces Bowl

    Jan 8, 2008

  • No. 8 Army Team Prepares for 2008 Season

    Jan 8, 2008

    NASCAR driver Mark Martin and the No. 8 U.S. Army Team spent Jan. 7 getting acquainted, while testing the high-banked 2.5-mile tri-oval of Daytona International Speedway.

  • William H. Craig quote

    Jan 8, 2008

    William H. Craig, a civilian who spent a week with the Warrior Transition Brigade at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Golden Knights All-American Bowl Jump

    Jan 8, 2008

    During the week-long festivities of the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the Golden Knights gave special V.I.P.s a view of San Antonio, Texas they'll never forget. "Deal or No Deal" model Pilar got first class treatment from the U.S. Army Parachute Team.

  • Battle of Cowpens

    Jan 8, 2008

    Aca,!A"This Victory so decisive and Glorious gained with an inferior force over a select corps of British troops reflects the highest honor on our arms and must have an important influence on the Affairs of the South.Aca,!A? George Washington, February 14, 1781, General Orders.

  • U.S. Army Europe Water Purification Team Processes Thousands of Gallons Daily for Afghanistan Airfie

    Jan 8, 2008

    JALALABAD AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Jan. 8, 2008)-- The four-man team of water purification specialists assigned to U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs Company A, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion is responsible for producing more than 40,000 gallons of water every day for the service members, contractors and civilian employees living here.

  • Lt. Gen. Van Antwerp on Afghan Construction Projects

    Jan 8, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp Jr. says Afghan workers play vital role in Corps of Engineer construction projects throughout the country.

  • Caisson Platoon Horse Adoption

    Jan 8, 2008

    Old Guard Soldier hopes to find some wild mustangs a home with the Caisson Platoon. Jini Ryan has the story.

  • Afghan Army Mechanics Get Maintenance Training From U.S. Army Europe Support Soldiers

    Jan 8, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FENTY, Afghanistan (Jan. 8, 2008)-- Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's Company B, 173rd Brigade Support Battalion paid a visit to Forward Operating Base Hughie Dec. 29 to train Afghan army mechanics. More than 20 Afghan National Army Soldiers assigned to 5th Kandak, 3rd Brigade, learned how to perform Humvee preventive maintenance checks and service.

  • SDDC partners with, provides IRRIS technology to FEMA

    Jan 7, 2008

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command recently announced it has entered into an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use the Intelligent Road/Rail Information Server to support effective decision making during emergency response and recovery situations.

  • U.S. Army Destroys 50 Percent of U.S. Chemical Agent Stockpile

    Jan 7, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency announced Dec. 10 the safe destruction of 50 percent of the United States' chemical agent stockpile since the April 29, 1997 entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention, accomplishing yet another landmark in its chemical demilitarization program.

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