Archive: Oct 2008

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  • Partnership aids Soldiers in need of state services

    Oct 10, 2008

    Soldiers facing financial challenges now can find more help than ever without leaving post. Late last month, Fort Lewis Army Community Service formed a partnership with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services to provide better access for Soldiers and their families.

  • Live-fire training in real time

    Oct 10, 2008

    17th Fire Brigade units help add sense of realism to exercise Aca,!" Units from Fort LewisAca,!a,,c newest brigade, the 17th Fires Brigade, added an element of realism to 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs live-fire exercise at Yakima Training Center in September. The three firing batteries of 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery, along with a meteorological team from F Target Acquisition Battery and a number of support Soldiers, traveled to Yakima to provide support during live-fire training conducted by the Stryker brigade. The 5th Brigade is preparing for deployment to Southwest Asia in early 2009.

  • Army operationalizing reserve component

    Oct 10, 2008

    The Army is changing how it generates forces and is overhauling the National Guard and Reserve, said the commander of Forces Command Wednesday.

  • Soldier Olympians visit President Bush at White House

    Oct 10, 2008

    Ten Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit visited the White House Oct. 7.

  • Army Exceed Recruiting Goal for Fiscal Year 2008

    Oct 10, 2008

    The Army announced Oct. 10 it exceeded its Fiscal Year 2008 goal by recruiting more than 169,500 men and women in all Army components.

  • After 4 decades of service, Serao says good-bye to Picatinny

    Oct 10, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" The Armament Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Enterprise and Systems Integration Center parted ways with its executive director in a retirement ceremony here Oct. 2.

  • Charleston showcases commitment to Soldiers, Families

    Oct 10, 2008

    When Barclay MurphyAca,!a,,cs 36-year-old husband, Maj. Ed Murphy, was killed in a helicopter crash while serving in Afghanistan in April 2005, she was left a widow to raise two young children on her own.

  • Schoomaker portrait unveiled at Pentagon ceremony

    Oct 10, 2008

    An oil portrait of General (Retired) Peter J. Schoomaker was unveiled at the Pentagon today, to the delight of family, friends and top government officials. Schoomaker, former Chief of Staff of the Army, was honored with a special painting in the Hall of Heroes, a physical reminder of his achievements while serving in the Army. Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren were in attendance at the ceremony.

  • Daytona Champ Ryan Newman to drive for Army NASCAR team

    Oct 10, 2008

    The Army Accessions Command announced Thursday that it will sponsor Ryan Newman, the reigning Daytona 500 champion, and his No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet for the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

  • Belgian city honors Screaming Eagles' WWII heroism

    Oct 10, 2008

    BASTOGNE, Belgium - Officials from the city famous as the setting for WWIIAca,!a,,cs Battle of the Bulge unveiled a new monument in Bastogne, Belgium, Sept. 26 to commemorate the 101st Airborne DivisionAca,!a,,cs defense against advancing German soldiers in mid-December 1944.

  • Wounded Warriors receive upgraded living quarters

    Oct 10, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES AIR BASE, Belgium Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux opened the doors to its new Warrior in Transition barracks rooms Oct. 9.

  • Army Exhibit

    Oct 10, 2008

    Army Exhibit showcases the changing face of warfare.

  • Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 10, 2008

    More than 26,000 runners run in the Army Ten-Miler race at the Pentagon.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition (part 2)

    Oct 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition (part 2)

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition

    Oct 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition

  • Germans, Americans honor fallen U.S. troops

    Oct 10, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" An eyewitness never forgets. So was the case on Aug. 11, 1955.

  • New training site in Germany prepares Soldiers for real-world missions

    Oct 10, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" The distinct cackle of machine gun fire and the ear-piercing detonation of a simulated vehicle born improvised explosive device are not the sounds associated with a U.S. Army kaserne in Germany that hosts a two-star, theater-level command headquarters.

  • Oct. 7, 2008 - Remarks at Eisenhower luncheon

    Oct 10, 2008

    "In an era of persistent conflict, Landpower will be indispensable in achieving lasting and decisive results for our Nation." Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff

  • Fisher House provides home away from home

    Oct 9, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" The Pacific Ocean created a breathtaking backdrop for the annual FounderAca,!a,,cs Day at the Fisher House here, Sept. 26. Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) cadets from Punahou High School kicked off the day with the presentation of colors as the National Anthem rang softly in the background. Chaplain (Capt.) Tim Wilson, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), then led the crowd in prayer.

  • All PTA law enforcement officers get expert marksmen

    Oct 9, 2008

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii Aca,!" No matter where you go, society requires the protection of a police force. This fact is true even in a remote location like Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), where it takes a force to secure this Army installation, day and night, rain or shine, weekends and holidays.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center Humanitarian Mission

    Oct 9, 2008

    One article, 3 photos As part of a humanitarian outreach program and the Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs (PACOM) mission to strengthen relationships and set conditions for regional security and prosperity, Tripler Army Medical Center sent specialized surgical teams to three Southeast Asia countries this year. The Department of Defense has a large number of humanitarian programs ongoing worldwide ranging from medical missions to fresh water projects to building schools.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center Ear, Nose, Throat Docs

    Oct 9, 2008

    One article and two images. As part of a humanitarian outreach program, Tripler Army Medical Center sent specialized surgical teams to three Southeast Asia countries this year. Tripler Army Medical Center is the Department of DefenseAca,!a,,cs tertiary referral medical center for Asia and the Pacific. The missions were part of the Pacific CommandAca,!a,,cs (PACOM) mission to strengthen relationships and set conditions for regional security and prosperity.

  • Brigade run boosts morale

    Oct 9, 2008

  • Air Cav. Warriors hone aerial sabers

    Oct 9, 2008

  • Hispanic Soldiers mambo on Hill 167

    Oct 9, 2008

    The following is the conclusion of 1st Lt. Walt B. ClarkAca,!a,,cs mission as platoon leader of Company C, 65th Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs 2nd platoon Aca,!A"Borinqueneers. In the Oct. 3 edition of the Sentinel, Clark, with orders to Aca,!A"raid Chinese outpost positions on Hill 167,Aca,!A? guided his platoon into a heated battle.

  • Network provides answers to 'disabled' employees

    Oct 9, 2008

  • Georgia state representative to address country's rich diversity

    Oct 9, 2008

    Georgia State Rep. Pedro Marin, House District 96, will be the guest speaker at a luncheon held at The Commons at Fort McPherson, Ga. on October 14, 2008 in celebration of Hispanic American Heritage Month. He will address this yearAca,!a,,cs theme: Aca,!A"Getting involved: Our Families, Our Community, Our Nation.Aca,!A?

  • Army 'a mighty engine' says former secretary of state

    Oct 9, 2008

    Despite concerns about a balance between what it is being asked to do and what it can indefinitely sustain, the Army remains strong, said former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright.

  • First Army celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 9, 2008

    Employees of Headquarters, First Army, dance with flamenco dancers from the local Calo Gitano group during the Hispanic American Heritage Month celebration held Oct. 3, 2008 at the Getaway club at Fort Gillem, Ga.

  • Senior leadership provides updates at NCO Professional Development Forum

    Oct 9, 2008

    Command Sergeants Major across the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command participated in a panel presentation on noncommissioned officer career professional development at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Army Modernization - Visualizing the Objective Force

    Oct 9, 2008

    Members of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command presented a panel discussion on Army Modernization at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Human dimension defined at AUSA

    Oct 9, 2008

    Members of the Army community came together at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army to discuss how the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command approaches the human dimension concept. Facilitated by Brig. Gen. Peter Palmer of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, representatives across TRADOC explained how the human dimension concept would shape and enhance Soldier development, from accessions to warfighting scenarios.

  • Sustaining the All-Volunteer Army: Recruiting update from AUSA

    Oct 9, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Accessions Command, provided an update on recruiting and accessions at the Army Exhibit at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • TRADOC Commanding General speaks to ROTC and JROTC cadets

    Oct 9, 2008

    The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen William S. Wallace spoke to an audience of nearly 500 ROTC and Junior ROTC cadets and shared some of his experiences from his 39-year military career. As he looked out in the audience of young ROTC and JROTC cadets, the general saw the future of the Army.

  • Myth busted: scientists unveil high-tech Army

    Oct 9, 2008

    Advancements in science and technology that support full-spectrum operations, like exoskeletons, were discussed at the annual meeting and exhibition of the Association of the United States Army in Washington D.C.

  • New manual to cover training for full spectrum

    Oct 9, 2008

    The new FM 7.0 will be fielded in about six weeks and Aca,!A"prescribes the fundamental changes in how we are training our Army for full-spectrum operations,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Robert Abrams, deputy commander for training at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • FCS exhibit

    Oct 9, 2008

    Future Combat Systems brings tomorrow's life-saving technology to today.

  • Family forum

    Oct 9, 2008

    Mrs. Casey speaks about families.

  • Using the government travel card correctly

    Oct 9, 2008

    Do's and don'ts when using government travel card

  • Ready Army: Preparedness is a year-round effort

    Oct 9, 2008

    Preparing is a year round task

  • Watervliet Arsenal: When Good Isn't Good Enough

    Oct 9, 2008

    What started off as a serious logistical challenge at the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal one year ago, has turned into a $2 million windfall for the Department of Defense.

  • Soldiers, students part of record-setting reading event at Fort Carson

    Oct 9, 2008

    Two Fort Carson, Colo., Soldiers serving in Iraq and more than 100 students from the Mountain PostAca,!a,,cs Abrams Elementary School were part of a nationwide effort shattering the world record for the largest shared-reading experience in history.

  • Army would be lost without civilians, says Under Secretary

    Oct 9, 2008

    The civilian workforce is integral to the future of the Army, the Under Secretary of the Army said Wednesday during the Army Civilian Luncheon at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting.

  • Army Community Service offers self-defense class at Fort Carson

    Oct 9, 2008

    Anyone can be sexually assaulted, according to Isaac Costley of Calvary Martial Arts and Fitness. However, Costley said, there are ways to minimize the chances of becoming a victim, and better ways to fight back if sexual assault becomes unavoidable. Confidence and basic sexual assault reaction skills are what Army Community Service and Costley were trying to get across to Family members of deployed Soldiers with their four-part Sexual Assault Awareness, Protection and Defense Course.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Oct 9, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition - October

    Oct 9, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren - Address to the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition - October 6, 2008

  • Army outlines success of Warrior Transition Units

    Oct 9, 2008

    The Army has three dozen Warrior Transition Units across the country dedicated to nurturing the wounded back to health and even into civilian life, Brig. Gen. Gary Cheek told AUSA members Tuesday.

  • Kaiserslautern fire department enlists 'Bert, Ernie' for fire safety

    Oct 9, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Raising children to be fire-safety conscience adults is why the U.S. Army Garrison KaiserslauternAca,!a,,cs Fire Department is performing a Aca,!A"Sesame StreetAca,!A? puppet theater with Aca,!A"Bert & ErnieAca,!A? at the garrisonAca,!a,,cs three Child Development Centers.

  • Staff Sgt. Michael Calderaro, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

    Oct 9, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Calderaro, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

  • Army Reservist to receive Silver Star for heroism in Afghanistan

    Oct 9, 2008

    Sgt. Gregory S. Ruske is quick to call himself an ordinary Soldier, but later this month the Army Reserve will single him out for extraordinary heroism in Afghanistan that earned him the Silver Star.

  • 12th CAB Soldiers return home after 'magnificent' performance in Iraq

    Oct 9, 2008

    Homecoming ceremonies from August to the end of September brought home to Ansbach almost 3,500 Soldiers who deployed last summer.

  • Stuttgart youths participate in reading record attempt

    Oct 9, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Youngsters in the Stuttgart Military Community took part in the third annual Read for the Record Oct. 2, in an attempt to break the world record for the most children reading the same book with an adult on the same day.

  • First shipment from Amedee Army Airfield since expansion

    Oct 8, 2008

    Six FSSP modules were loaded aboard six C-17 Globemaster III's at Amedee Army Airfield located on Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, Calif.

  • 'Safety First:' Division, Brigade safety coordinators ensure combat power

    Oct 8, 2008

    FORT IRWIN Calif. Aca,!" For the first three days since their arrival at the National Training Center (NTC) located here at Fort Irwin, Calif., Troops of the Aca,!EoeIronhorseAca,!a,,c Brigade have conducted the largest vehicle draw in the history of NTC, according to Maj. Jim Outland, 1st Brigade supply officer from Bridgeton N.J.

  • 'Operation Chipper Jones' a home run

    Oct 8, 2008

    BALAD, Iraq Aca,!" A typical U.S. Army unit utilizes a concept that many successful organizations employ: teamwork. The teamwork concept came into play during a five-day mission conducted by the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat, 1st Cavalry Division here Sept. 12.

  • Long Knife destinations

    Oct 8, 2008

    COB ADDER, Iraq Aca,!"The biggest topic people have asked me about this month has been Environmental Morale Leave. IAca,!a,,cm not embarrassed to admit that IAca,!a,,cve never really known exactly what the acronym stands for.

  • Base Realignment Brings Physician Issues to Light

    Oct 8, 2008

    Base Realignment and Closure activities occurring at Redstone Arsenal mean more than new buildings, additional Army civilian employees and a growing North Alabama community. They also mean new services throughout Huntsville and the surrounding area as local leaders work to make North Alabama more attractive to potential transferees. And that can only mean good things for current local residents as improvements also better their quality of life. This is most evident in one area that the Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee has addressed during the past year. In November 2007, the committee learned that Army Materiel Command transferees were concerned about the perceived inability to locate available physicians in Huntsville. Aca,!A"What we are trying to do is if we hear of an issue for transferees we try to resolve it,Aca,!A? said Joe Ritch, chairman of the Tennessee Valley BRAC Committee. Aca,!A"We were hearing multiple stories from multiple groups of transferees having trouble with finding physicians.Aca,!A?

  • Software Engineering Expansion Gives Soldiers Boost

    Oct 8, 2008

    Software engineering and development that help Soldiers train to fight with more lethality just got bigger and better. More than 100 people celebrated the expansion of the new 78,800 square foot Software Engineering Directorate building during a ribbon cutting Sept. 29. The annex was started in September 2006 and completed in July this year, with another building on the way. The new $19.6 million facility will expand the ArmyAca,!a,,cs capability to support aviation, unmanned air vehicles, and missile system projects, as well as provide a platform to conduct testing and development in all levels of the Army weapons systems life cycle. What SED gives to the Soldier is the guts, said Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, commander of the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • Comfort for widows of Soldiers

    Oct 8, 2008

    On Tuesday mornings, a group of women gather at the Bicentennial Chapel to discuss their lives Aca,!" the blessings, the struggles, the surprises, the disappointments -- that come with being a member of a select group of Army wives. These women have endured a loss that bonds them to each other forever Aca,!" the loss of their husbands to war.

  • The U.S. Army's Golden Knights

    Oct 8, 2008

    The U.S. Army Golden Knights performed at the Amigo Airshow at Biggs Army Airfield on Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-10-08)

    Oct 8, 2008

    RDECOM Update is an initiative of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Public Affairs Office, to supplement its award-winning monthly magazine. The goal is to provide a snapshot approach of news and information throughout the command.


  • Oct 8, 2008

    The Network is the centerpiece of Army modernization.

  • AMSAA Celebrates 40 years of Service to the Nation

    Oct 8, 2008

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD Aca,!" For more than 40 years the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior leaders have turned to the Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity here to get the hard numbers and clear analysis they need to guide the Army. AMSAA celebrated its anniversary Oct. 2, but that ceremony was of many observances the organization held this year to mark the service it began at the height of the Vietnam Conflict.

  • COMSEC Reset mission exceeds 100,000 items

    Oct 8, 2008

    Employees in Tobyhanna Army Depot's COMSEC Division have Reset over 100,000 communication items since 2004.

  • "Best Warrior" Competitors Bring Wealth of Job Experience to the Challenge

    Oct 8, 2008

    Soldiers of all backgrounds and job experiences competed at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3.

  • Being 'Best Warrior'

    Oct 8, 2008

    Many of the contestants gained valuable experience in conducting basic Army operations during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Run Army!

    Oct 8, 2008

    The largest 10-mile race in America took place this past weekend.

  • Soldier of the Year Competition

    Oct 8, 2008

    Soldier of the Year competitors reflect on the events.

  • Maverick missile system work increasing

    Oct 8, 2008

    Technicians will see their mission to overhaul, repair and test Maverick missile guidance and control systems (GCS) grow from about 300 to more than 700 per year.

  • BRAC important in improving Soldier quality of life

    Oct 8, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson, ACSIM/CM IMCOM led the forum Aca,!A"Quality of Life Equal to Quality of Service,Aca,!A? which discussed the priority of giving Soldiers and their families the best quality of life and how BRAC plays an important role in that goal.

  • Heidelberg theater celebrates 50 years

    Oct 8, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Oct. 8, 2008) Aca,!" Celebrating 50 years is a big accomplishment for any relationship. This year, the Heidelberg military community is doing just that with its community theater Aca,!" the Roadside Theater.

  • Vice chief: FCS vehicles will transform warfighting

    Oct 8, 2008

    New Army fighting vehicles promise to transform the nature of war as dramatically as the tank did in the 20th Century, said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli in remarks delivered Monday at an annual breakfast meeting of the Association of the United States Army.

  • RRAD breaks ground on Sustainment Center

    Oct 8, 2008

    RRAD breaks ground for Maneuver Systems Sustainment Center with ceremony

  • Red River awards 53 apprentice diplomas to graduates

    Oct 8, 2008

    RRAD graduates 53 apprentices

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren announcing that during 2009 the Army will showcase the NCO story to

    Oct 8, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren announcing that during 2009 the Army will showcase the NCO story to the Army and to the American public.

  • Wiesbaden students win Berlin Airlift competition

    Oct 8, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Besides gaining a better understanding of the Berlin Airlift and strengthening German-American relations, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden students garnered several thousand euros in prize money for their schools.

  • Garmisch ACS team officially opens for business

    Oct 8, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" The newly assembled U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch Army Community Service team held a Aca,!A"softAca,!A? opening Oct. 1 in the garrison headquarters building to showcase the many new programs and offerings now available.

  • USAREUR competes in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 8, 2008

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 7, 2008) Aca,!" The 12-Soldier U.S. Army Europe Ten-Miler team accomplished its goal of finishing as a unit during the 24th running of the Army Ten-Miler here Oct. 5. Several members of the USAREUR Ten-Miler team also met personal goals of posting career bests in the annual race through the streets of the nationAca,!a,,cs capitol.

  • Chief says NCO corps glue holding Army together

    Oct 8, 2008

    During an address at the 2008 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey said the Noncommissioned Officer Corps is what keeps the Army together.

  • Soldiers integral parts of communities, says secretary

    Oct 7, 2008

    Community support is essential in maintaining the well being of Soldiers and families with todayAca,!a,,cs high op-tempo and repeated deployments, said Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and other officials at the Association of the United States Army Annual MeetingAca,!a,,cs second Family Forum today.

  • AMC to showcase improvements in logistics and acquisition at AUSA annual meeting

    Oct 7, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command will showcase a wide variety of advancements and emerging technologies in logistics and acquisition at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting and exposition at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 6-8.

  • Seven Installation Management Command installations win Secretary of the Army "Quality of Life

    Oct 7, 2008

    Quality of Life Awards were presented to seven Installation Management Command installations during the "Strengthening Soldiers and Families Through Community Partnership" Family Forum Oct. 7 at the 2008 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • Soldier of the Year Competition Winners

    Oct 7, 2008

    Coverage from the 2008 Soldier of the Year Competition in Ft. Lee, VA.

  • AUSA Opening Ceremony

    Oct 7, 2008

    The 2008 annual AUSA Expo kicks off in Washington, D.C.

  • 'Missing Parts in Action' team inspires Ten-Miler runners

    Oct 7, 2008

    Brazilian Army Pvt. Reginaldo Campos Jr. won the menAca,!a,,cs division and Veena Reddy of Centreville, Va., led the women in the 24th Army Ten-Miler, but the true Aca,!A"rabbitsAca,!A? were the Aca,!A"Missing Parts in ActionAca,!A? competitors from Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington and Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Carrying the War into Enemy Country

    Oct 7, 2008

    Versatile GIs Excel at Rapidly Adapting to New Realities

  • Secretary of the Army "Quality of Life Awards" presentations

    Oct 7, 2008

    The Secretary of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Quality of Life Awards were presented Oct. 7 at the 2008 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The eight award winners were recognized during the Family Forum, "Strengthening Soldiers and Families Through Community Partnership."

  • Wounded warriors, Families enjoy Aggie hospitality

    Oct 7, 2008

    Sgt. Andy Weissenberger was ready for some football. He was one of more than 100 wounded warriors and Family members from Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit to get a free-pass to the Texas A&M game against the Black Knights of Army. The 42-year-old Enterprise, Ala., native grew up loving the Auburn Tigers and playing for his hometown team.

  • LandWarNet transforming to enable Warfighters

    Oct 7, 2008

    Army leadership discussed the importance of transforming LandWarNet to an enterprise structure in order to enable Warfighter capabilities Monday, at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exhibition.

  • "My best Soldiers": thirty-six years of the Women's Army Corps

    Oct 7, 2008

    Thirty years ago on Oct. 20, 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed Public Law 95-485 disbanding the WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps (WAC) as a separate corps within the United States Army following thirty-six years of dedicated service.

  • Army Evaluation Task Force key to FCS integration

    Oct 7, 2008

    The Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition kicked-off Monday; the Army exhibit, AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army: Strength of the Nation, began its WarriorAca,!a,,cs Corner presentations with a piece on Future Combat Systems.

  • Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command

    Oct 7, 2008

    Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command

  • Chief, top spouse talk families at AUSA

    Oct 7, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army and his wife focused on the Army Family Covenant at the first Family Forum during the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting Monday, saying that major strides have been made, but that the Army still has work to do.

  • 173rd marks Freedom Team Salute milestone

    Oct 7, 2008

    In a process that lasted several days in three military communities in two countries, the first brigade-level Freedom Team Salute commendation officially came to a close when hundreds of Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne) recognized their spouses in a ceremony at Finney Fitness Center here Sept. 24.

  • ChiAfA..vres prepare U.S., NATO forces for future missions

    Oct 7, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" The warfighting strategy in Afghanistan continued to shift last month, as the Department of Defense announced the deployment of two additional units.

  • EUSA band performs in two cultural festivals

    Oct 7, 2008

  • Army Secretary announces 'Year of NCO' at AUSA meeting

    Oct 6, 2008

    During his keynote address at the opening of the 2008 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren announced that 2009 would be "the Year Of The Noncommissioned Officer."

  • Guard, Reserve Soldier named Army's best warriors

    Oct 6, 2008

    Two Soldiers, one from the Army Reserve and the other from the Army National Guard, were named the Army's best warriors during a lunch at the 2008 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition here.

  • Korean Armed Forces Commemoration

    Oct 6, 2008

  • U.S. Army South observes partner nations' independence celebrations

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" U.S. Army South observed BrazilAca,!a,,cs and ChileAca,!a,,cs respective independence days and ChileAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces Day during a ceremony at U.S. Army South headquarters Sept. 12.

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