Archive: Jan 2008

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  • Logistics modernization transforms business practices

    Jan 7, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna is in the final stages of integrating the Army's Logistics Modernization Program, which has introduced business processes that are consistent with current industry standards.

  • OSHA approves PBCDF for highest safety honor

    Jan 7, 2008

    WHITE HALL Aca,!" The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has approved the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal FacilityAca,!a,,cs application for Star Status in the Voluntary Protection Programs. OSHAAca,!a,,cs VPP Star Status is one of the nationAca,!a,,cs highest honors for worker safety.

  • ItAca,!a,,cs Hard to Say Aca,!EoeGood-byeAca,!a,,c

    Jan 7, 2008

    Soldiers from the 76th Brigade Combat Team, Indiana Army National Guard, hold a departure ceremony at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 2. With more than 3,400 Soldiers from about 30 Indiana communities deploying for a 12-month tour in Iraq, this is the largest Indiana National Guard deployment since World War II.

  • Brigade Support Battalion Trains for Rainy Day

    Jan 7, 2008

    The vehicle recovery team of the 610th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division recently trained for BaghdadAca,!a,,cs upcoming rainy season at Forward Operating Base Falcon.

  • New Law Gives Disabled Veterans More Home Grants

    Jan 7, 2008

    A change in federal law allows certain seriously injured veterans and servicemembers to receive multiple grants for constructing or modifying their homes, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced today.

  • Partnership Program Paying off for Army, Soldiers

    Jan 7, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Partnership for Youth Success program, which began in 2000, has now promised more than 53,000 Soldiers from the Army and Army Reserve a leg up on civilian employment.

  • TF Marne NCOs Team Up To Build IA's 'Backbone'

    Jan 7, 2008

    Aca,!A"No one is more professional than I,Aca,!A? states the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs NCO Creed, and noncommissioned officers at Forward Operating Base Kalsu are gearing up to instill the same pride and professionalism in their Iraq Army counterparts.

  • Guard's 76th Brigade Mobilizes for Iraq

    Jan 7, 2008

    The RCA Dome has crowned five NCAA championships and stood home to the Indianapolis Colts, but on Jan. 2, the dome hosted the largest going away party in IndianaAca,!a,,cs history.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews Jr. quote

    Jan 7, 2008

    Multinational Division Center Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews Jr., in Iraq.

  • Army MWR Contest to Provide Daily Dose of Comedy

    Jan 7, 2008

    Patrons of Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs can test their comedic skills by entering a joint MWR -Picturehouse Films promotion to win one of 30 flip video cameras to be awarded, and a chance to bring world-class comedy to the installation of their choice.

  • Sgt. Jill Stevens Appearing on TLC TV Show

    Jan 7, 2008

    Sgt. Jill Stevens appearing on Miss America: Reality Check, a new reality show on TLC.

  • Year in Review - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Jan 7, 2008

    Year in review of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Europe Blood Bank Draws New Mark

    Jan 7, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" 2nd Lt. Alex Borowicz believed he was just doing his job when he stopped by the Kelley Barracks Fitness Center right before Christmas to donate blood for fellow Soldiers downrange.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Improve Soldier Care, Iraqi Economy with Clinic Upgrade

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (Jan. 7, 2007) -- Soldiers with U.S. Army Europe's Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, have continued to Aca,!A"improve their foxholeAca,!A? since their arrival here in August, and the evidence is visible in the recently upgraded Troop Medical Clinic here.

  • Task Force XII Soldiers stand ready

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan, 7, 2008) Aca,!" Spc. David Leopold sat in the break room of the brigade air defense operations center. A fuel handler for Company E, 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, Leopold is used to working hard. For the past few days, heAca,!a,,cd been doing just that while manning a guard tower on his forward operating base just outside Baghdad.

  • Crew chiefs keep MND-B Apaches in the fight

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan 07, 2008) Aca,!"AH-64D Apache Longbow crew chiefs are proud of their aircraft. TheyAca,!a,,cre quick to tell you itAca,!a,,cs one of the most advanced pieces of equipment in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs arsenal. They boast that the 58 foot-long war-fighting machine travels up to 227 miles per hour and is armed with as many as 16 Hellfire rockets, up to 75 (2.75 inch) aerial rockets; and can carry 1,200 rounds for its 30 millimeter machine gun.

  • 1st Cav Soldiers Return Home

    Jan 6, 2008

    Close to 1,400 Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team and 1st Air Cavalry Brigade return home to Fort Hood, Texas, following a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • All-American Bowl Pairs Soldiers with Best High School Football Players

    Jan 5, 2008

    Standing at the 50-yard line of the Alamodome, and in front of a national TV audience, Warrant Officer Stephanie Leonard shouted into the public address microphone the reason why she and 90 other Soldier heroes are here to share their leadership and experiences -- "I am Army strong!"

  • East Takes Army's All American Bowl All-Star Contest

    Jan 5, 2008

    The Army's largest community relations effort, the All-American Bowl, showcased the best high school football players in the nation. The event was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Decorated Veterans, Top Players Honored at Bowl Banquet

    Jan 5, 2008

    The top players in the nation were honored along with some of the most courageous Soldier-heroes during a special awards banquet in San Antonio, Texas. The dinner preceded the Army-sponsored All-American Bowl, pitting the top high school players in the nation in an East vs. West contest.

  • Army Strong Zone

    Jan 4, 2008

    Examples of the Army's latest technology and adventure displays entice visitors outside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, leading up to the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl all-star high school football game to be nationally-televised Saturday, January 5, 2008.

  • Army Launches New Recruiting Ads During All-American Bowl

    Jan 4, 2008

    U.S. Army Accessions Command launched five new recruiting ads during the All-American Bowl Saturday.

  • Black Jack Soldiers begin movement home

    Jan 4, 2008

    CAMP VIRGINIA, Kuwait Aca,!" For Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team, the first step home after their 15-month deployment to Iraq begins in Kuwait.

  • Lt. Gen. Freakley All-American Bowl Remarks

    Jan 4, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, Commanding General, U.S. Army Accessions Command remarks to the U.S. Army All American football players, the All American Marching Band musicians, coaches, parents and distinguished guests of the U.S. Army All American Bowl. Recorded at the Welcome BBQ at the North Wind Ranch in San Antonio, Texas.

  • 10,000th VX Rocket Eliminated at PBCDF

    Jan 4, 2008

    PINE BLUFF ARSENAL, Ark. -- The Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility eliminated the 10,000th VX nerve-agent filled rocket Jan. 3.

  • Quote from MG Macdonald

    Jan 4, 2008

    Quote from FMWRC Commander BG Macdonald.

  • Defense Ammunition Center receives Army Superior Unit Award

    Jan 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center, McAlester, Okla., was presented the Army Superior Unit Award by Brig. Gen. James E. Rogers, commanding general, U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command Dec. 13 for meritorious performance of a difficult and challenging mission during the time period of Dec. 26, 2004 through Dec. 27, 2006.

  • RRAD receives Compensation and Disability Award

    Jan 4, 2008

    Red River Army Depot is continuing to add to our list of significant achievements. In early November, RRAD received the 2007 Theodore Roosevelt Compensation and Disability Award. The award honors a company and a government or nonprofit organization for its efforts to reduce the number and cost of injuries to workers on the job.

  • Defense Ammunition Center engineers recognized for Army Team Award

    Jan 4, 2008

    A team comprised of five ammunition logistics engineers from the Defense Ammunition Center was recognized Dec. 13, 2007 by Brig. Gen. James E. Rogers, commanding general, U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command for their nomination in the 2006 AMC Outstanding Integrated Product/Weapon System of the Year Award competition.

  • Soldiers, Players Mix During Texas-style Welcome

    Jan 4, 2008

    Soldier-Heroes and all-star football players meet during a barbecue in San Antonio, Texas, during activities prior to this Saturday's Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl football contest.

  • New Units in Germany Helping Injured Soldiers

    Jan 4, 2008

    For wounded Soldiers, there are two new units available in Germany to help them transition back to the military or civilian sector.

  • Commentary: Warrior Transition Brigade Worth Emulating

    Jan 4, 2008

    Recently I was given the opportunity to spend a week with the Warrior Transition Brigade at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Wash., D.C. , to view firsthand how the Army had improved the transition process for outpatient Soldiers and to see if the ArmyAca,!a,,cs way might have application in the civilian healthcare world

  • All-American Bowl Preview

    Jan 4, 2008

    Top high school football players prepare to compete in Army All-American Bowl.

  • 2008 All-American Bowl Preview

    Jan 4, 2008

    A preview of the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, in San Antonio, Texas. Staff Sgt. O'Brien reports.

  • Where's My Chow'

    Jan 4, 2008

    A unit pet eyes SoldiersAca,!a,,c food at Combat Outpost Zagania in Muqdadiyah, Iraq. The Soldiers are from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Voter Registration Push Underway

    Jan 4, 2008

    The 2008 election year kicked off Jan. 3 with the Iowa caucuses, while New HampshireAca,!a,,cs presidential primary takes place Jan. 8. Other statesAca,!a,,c primaries, many with bumped-up voting dates, follow right behind the Granite State.

  • Pfc. Alexander Cesario quote

    Jan 4, 2008

    Pfc. Alexander Cesario, a forward observer in Iraq, who carries an American flag that his father carried in combat in Vietnam.

  • Army Names All-American Bowl Player of Year Finalists

    Jan 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection committee announced during a press conference Thursday that it selected six of the nationAca,!a,,cs top high-school football players as finalists for the 2008 Army Player of the Year Award.

  • Three Silver Star Teammates Honored as 'Soldier-Heroes'

    Oct 17, 2011

    More than 90 Soldier-heroes from throughout the Army converge on San Antonio, Texas, to be honored during activities leading up to this Saturday's Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl high school all-star football game at the Alamodome. Three of those Soldier-Heroes are fellow squad members and teammates who received the Silver Star for their actions in Afghanistan.

  • AMC's BRAC Transition

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights an interview with the team leader on AMCAca,!a,,cs BRAC transition.

  • Gen. Benjamin Griffin Message to AMC

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the AMC commander Gen. Benjamin Griffin's 'Salute to the Workforce' message.

  • Edgewood Chemical Biological Center

    Jan 3, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command showcases Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's work on an advanced concept technology demonstration for chemical and radiological detection.

  • Troops Deliver Supplies to Kandahar Orphans

    Jan 3, 2008

    Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition troops delivered more than a ton of food, clothes and toys to the nearly 380 children of Shahid Ali Ahad Khan Karzi Orphanage and school in Kandahar District, Kandahar Province, Dec. 30.

  • Service members celebrate New YearAca,!a,,cs on Taji

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Army Presents Rehabilitation Center $1,000 Check

    Jan 3, 2008

    A group of some of the top high school football athletes in the nation, representing both the East and West squads, take time out to mingle with children from the Warm Springs Rehabilitation Center in San Antonio. The athletes, along with representatives from the Army's 5th Recruiting Brigade, presented the center with a check for $1,000.

  • Top U.S. commander in Iraq visits Taji

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Reaching the top: Sergeant Major Freyre promoted

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Blackjack families decorate bricks for deployed Soldiers

    Jan 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After more than six months of planning, selling and painting, the families of the Aca,!A"BlackjackAca,!A? Brigade finally put their bricks in place.

  • 2008 AAB Skills Challenge Pt. 2

    Jan 3, 2008

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2008 All-American Bowl skills challenge.

  • 2008 AAB Skills Challenge Pt. 1

    Jan 3, 2008

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2008 All-American Bowl skills challenge.

  • Military Delivers Wheelchairs to Miskito Coast

    Jan 3, 2008

    A Civil Military Operations team from Joint Task Force-Bravo delivered 100 donated wheelchairs to disabled villagers here Dec. 28.

  • DIMHRS Project Training

    Jan 3, 2008

    DIMHRS Project Director talks about training Soldiers on how to use the new program.

  • Year In Review - Alternate Therapy

    Jan 3, 2008

    Army doctors use alternate therapy to help wounded Soldiers get back on their feet. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Sewer Project Helps East Baghdad Clean Up Streets

    Jan 3, 2008

    Thousands of families in east Baghdad will soon have their neighborhoods free of raw sewage in the streets.

  • Let the Game Begin: 'All-American' Bowl Events Kickoff

    Jan 3, 2008

    Some of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs most decorated Soldiers introduced themselves to some of the top high school football athletes in the country during an ice-breaking social when they were matched up to a friendly competition of push-ups, sit-ups, with a little karaoke thrown in.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George. W. Casey Jr. quote

    Jan 3, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George. W. Casey Jr., in a salute to the troops.

  • Wiesbaden Community Sees Building Boom

    Jan 3, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" With many Soldiers assigned here currently serving in Iraq, engineers and construction crews are shaping U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden into a first-rate place to live for those troops and their families.

  • Crane Army Plans for Improved Storage with Bunker Complex

    Jan 3, 2008

    Key players from Crane Army Ammunition Activity, Naval Support Activity Crane and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work together to ensure success on the proposed construction of a new ammunition bunker for CAAA.

  • Battlemind Prepares Soldiers for Combat, Returning Home

    Jan 3, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Today, every Soldier headed to Iraq and Afghanistan receives Battlemind training, but few know the science behind it.

  • Army Kicks Off All-American Bowl Week

    Jan 3, 2008

    The top 91 high-school football players in the country meet with their Army "Soldier-hero" counterparts during a series of events and contests leading up to this weekend's nationally-televised "All-American" Bowl football game at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Soldiers and Players View Fiesta Bowl

    Jan 3, 2008

    Soldier heroes and high-school football players watch the Fiesta Bowl during a viewing party in San Antonio Jan. 2. The players are in town for the Army All-American Bowl, Jan. 5, an annual matchup of the nation's top high-school football players.

  • Armed Forces Bowl Honors America's Military

    Jan 2, 2008

    The action on the field at the Armed Forces Bowl Dec. 31 in front of a record crowd of 41,000 was merely the capstone to a day of events honoring the men and women who defend the nation.

  • Army Chief of Staff Salute to the Troops

    Jan 2, 2008

    Op-ed written by Gen Casey that appeared in the New York Daily News, Dec 31st, 2007.

  • Engineers Transfer 3 Completed Power Plants to Iraqis

    Jan 2, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently turned three 132kV electrical substations over to Iraqi authorities in the Basrah Province.

  • Operation Patriot Strike Nets AQI Suspects

    Jan 2, 2008

    Going after al-Qaeda cell leaders in the Ubaydi farmland 20 miles south of Baghdad, U.S. and Iraqi troops launched a three-pronged assault on the area which netted dozens of detainees, Dec. 29.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Jan 2, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, recognizing the high school athletes who will participate in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs All-American Bowl.

  • New Engineers Drilling Wells in Djibouti

    Jan 2, 2008

    For the past year, the mission of the 1132nd Engineering Detachment Well Drilling Team has been to provide potable water to the people of Djibouti, but now their mission is to train their replacements to do the same

  • 'New' Wheels

    Jan 2, 2008

    A Soldier from 1st Cavalry Division is invited for a ride with an Iraqi child who is driving a mule cart in Sab al Bor.

  • Ironhorse Brigade Reflects on Progress in Iraq

    Jan 2, 2008

    The Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade has seen a Aca,!A"phenomenal changeAca,!A? from having 150 enemy attacks per week 15 months ago, to having only about 10 significant events per week, now mostly involving the finding of weapons caches and improvised explosive devices.

  • Celebs Visit Troops in Afghanistan / Soldiers Get Stockings

    Jan 2, 2008

    Celebrities visit troops in Afghanistan; Soldiers in Kuwait get stockings.

  • Year In Review - Army Medical Action Plan

    Jan 2, 2008

    The Army takes steps to improve the medical system and care for wounded Soldiers. Ana Tsukano reports.

  • CSA visits 2ID

    Jan 1, 2008

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visited with Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division and all over the peninsula during a trip to Korea Dec. 14. Casey, who has been serving as CSA for a little more than eight months, boosted the morale of many Soldiers who will be spending the holidays away from their Families.

  • Innovative science helps tankers work 'smarter not harder'

    Jan 1, 2008

    Construction was completed Nov. 20 on an Operational Preservation System for the tanks and Bradleys of the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, the system is the first system of its kind on the peninsula and the second one for the regular Army.

  • Servicemembers learn 'synergistic fight'

    Jan 1, 2008

    Sixty-two Soldiers and Airmen learned the meaning of a synergistic fight during the Joint Firepower Course taught at Camp Hovey Dec. 3-8. Six instructors from the 57th Fighter Wing's Air Ground Operations School taught an intensive six-day version of the course, which is normally filled with students from the Marines, Air Force, Navy, and Coalition forces and taught at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

  • Soldiers experience Christmas in Korea

    Jan 1, 2008

    Christmas trees are decorated, carols are widely heard in the streets but what does one expect for Christmas in another country' Even though most Koreans celebrate Christmas and nearly half of the population is known to be Christian, Christmas in Korea does not follow the same customs as in Europe or North and South America.

  • 2ID Tae Kwon Do Team performs for new CG

    Jan 1, 2008

    Twenty-four Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division Tae Kwon Do team performed for Maj. Gen. John W. Morgan III, 2ID commanding general, in the Camp Red Cloud gym Dec. 5.

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