Archive: Oct 2008

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  • First Things First

    Oct 6, 2008

  • U.S. Army South Chaplain rallies Salvadoran religious leaders: Discusses disaster response initiativ

    Oct 6, 2008

    COMALAPA AIR BASE, El SalvadorAca,!" Laughter erupted throughout a hotel conference room near Comalapa Air Base, El Salvador as U.S. and Salvadoran Army officials, meeting with local religious leaders for a conference, enjoyed a light moment.

  • First Team commanding general reenlists Soldiers

    Oct 6, 2008

  • Scholarship recipients reap benefits of being part of First Team family

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" As the costs of tuition at most universities and colleges continue to rise, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers and their families have an option available to them which helps defray some of the costs incurred when seeking higher education.

  • Human Dimension explained at AUSA National Meeting

    Oct 6, 2008

  • 1st Cav. Soldiers receive awards for valor

    Oct 6, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" One of the first thoughts that came to Sgt. Steven Robinson during a rocket attack at Forward Operating Base Garry Owen was to ensure that his Soldiers were alright.

  • Iraqis improve irrigation in Amarah

    Oct 6, 2008

  • Long Knives celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 6, 2008

  • HEEL Transfer System to aid mustard agent disposal process

    Oct 6, 2008

    DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT, STOCKTON, UT - Workers at the U.S. Army's Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility today began using the new Heel Transfer System process to help remove solidified mustard agent residue in bulk containers at Deseret Chemical Depot.

  • Fort Rucker's Army 10-Mile team takes top spot second year in a row

    Oct 6, 2008

    Fort Rucker's 10-Miler team takes first place honors again this year in the Open Mixed Team category.

  • PERSEVERE - Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - There were at least 26,000 motivations for running in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 24th annual Aca,!A"Ten MilerAca,!A? here Saturday.

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    WASHINGTON (TRADOC News Service, Oct. 6, 2008) - The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, unveiled new Army doctrine today at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army in Washington.

  • Rocket pioneers

    Oct 6, 2008

    Rocket Pioneers Wernher von Braun, Bernhard Tessmann and Karl Heimburg built early U.S. military rockets at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., home of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command and the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in April 1950.

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command today unveiled a new stability operations field manual, FM 3-07 at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington.

  • 26,000 run Army Ten Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    About 26,000 runners and 4,000 others converged in the PentagramAca,!a,,cs South Parking lot Sunday morning for the 24th Annual Army Ten Miler.

  • Army space Soldiers

    Oct 6, 2008

    Space Soldiers,Aca,!A? the men and women assigned to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, perform myriad, oftentimes little-known, missions using space as their springboards to support U.S. military commanders and civilian organizations both at home and abroad.

  • 2008 Army 10-Miler champs

    Oct 6, 2008

    The Army 10-Miler men's team from Fort Bliss, Texas, holds their trophy aloft after accepting the first place award for the men's category from Maj. Gen. Richard Rowe Sunday in Arlington, Va. The Fort Bliss Women's Team took third place in the women's category.

  • Gen. Wallace speaks at ROTC luncheon

    Oct 6, 2008

    Highlights of Gen. Wallace speech at the ROTC Luncheon at AUSA.

  • Army To Recognize Quality of Life Achievement

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army will present eight Quality of Life Awards Oct. 7 at the 2008 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The awards will be presented during a 20-minute ceremony at the end of the second of three Family Forums, Aca,!A"Strengthening Soldiers and Families Through Community Partnership.Aca,!A?

  • Army astronauts

    Oct 6, 2008

    Just as the Army has its Aca,!A"navy,Aca,!A? Aca,!" something that sounds like a misnomer but isnAca,!a,,ct Aca,!" it has its space, not a prescribed area of land but limitless avenues in the universe that have yet to be charted.

  • Army Announces Force Structure Actions for Fort Bragg, N.C.

    Oct 6, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced Sept. 24 the 4th Psychological Operations Group, 1st Psychological Operations Battalion (Bn), 3d Psychological Operations Bn, 5th Psychological Operations Bn, 6th Psychological Operations Bn, 8th Psychological Operations Bn and the 9th Psychological Operations Bn will convert to a modular design at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. These actions will result in an increase of 938 military and zero civilian authorizations at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. All stationing actions will be completed by March 16, 2010.

  • 26,000 runners hit the pavement in the 2008 Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    A clear, cool morning greeted more than 26,000 runners from 40 countries who participated in the 24th annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 5. The race began at the Pentagon, wound through part of the district and back to the Pentagon.

  • U.S. Army South memorial ceremony honors victims of 9/11 attacks

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 11, 2008) Aca,!" A distinct, thunderous sound in the distance abruptly ended the peaceful morning for Chaplain (Col.) James Boelens, who was spending a day of excess leave from the Pentagon by relaxing in his backyard under a clear, blue sky.

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, unveiled new Army doctrine today, Oct. 6, at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army in Washington. The new stability operations manual, Field Manual 3-07, puts stability operations into doctrine after it was recently introduced in FM 3-0, Operations, where its importance was elevated to the same level as offensive and defensive operations.

  • America's haunted Army

    Oct 6, 2008

    Ghost stories have long fascinated the living. Some seek the thrills, others are searching for answers about the afterlife. People can find both the exhilarating and the enlightening on several Army posts.

  • FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

    Oct 6, 2008

    FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

  • Building Smart

    Oct 6, 2008

    Venture onto any Army installation and itAca,!a,,cs easy to see that construction is booming.

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

    Oct 6, 2008

    Patrick A. Serao, a member of the Senior Executive Service and executive director of the Armament Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Enterprise and Systems Integration Center retired Oct. 2 at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.

  • IED Interrogation Arm

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army is confronting a new kind of warfare. The current Iraq War, in contrast to the Gulf War of the early 1990s, has spawned an environment where unconventional warfare has become the norm.

  • Secretary Geren at 2008 Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren, talks with runner and Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Holsey, before the start of the 24th Army Ten-Miler in Arlington, Va., Oct. 5. Holsey was wounded in Iraq by a roadside bomb, which resulted in his left leg being amputated below the knee. Almost 27,000 runners participated in the race that routed the streets of Washington and Arlington.

  • Man of the Year

    Oct 6, 2008

    USA Wrestling, the national governing body for amateur wrestling in the United States, has named Van Stokes, Man of the Year.

  • SecArmy Geren with Corps of Cadets

    Oct 6, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, center, has a photo opportunity with the U.S. Corps of Cadets senior leadership and Brig. Gen. Michael Linnington, far left, Commandant of the Corps of Cadets, after the congressional retirement review for Rep. Dave Hobson, R-Ohio, center right, and Rep. Jim Saxton, R-N.J., center left, at the United States Military at West Point, N.Y. Friday. The congressmen took a review of the Corps of Cadets in honor of their 41 combined years of service to the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day set for Oct. 25 at Grafenwoehr

    Oct 6, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, in partnership with the Grafenwoehr Retiree Council, will host its Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 25 from 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

  • SecArmy Geren addresses Corps of Cadets at West Point

    Oct 6, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren addresses the U.S. Corps of Cadets during the congressional retirement review for Rep. Dave Hobson, R-Ohio, far right, and Rep. Jim Saxton, R-N.J., second from right, at the United States Military at West Point, N.Y. Friday. The congressmen took a review of the Corps of Cadets in honor of their 41 combined years of service to the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command today unveiled a new stability operations field manual, FM 3-07 at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington.

  • Gen. Wallace on FM 3-07

    Oct 6, 2008

    Gen. William Wallace, TRADOC Commander, shares his thoughts on the new FM 3-07 manual.

  • Lt. Gen. Caldwell on FM 3-07 Manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, Commanding General Combined Arms Center, shares his thoughts on the new FM 3-07 manual.

  • Make your destination downtown Leesville: Where new beginnings, collaborations lead to improvements,

    Oct 6, 2008

    The Army-Community Heritage Partnerships Program, in conjunction with The National Trust Main Street Center, has begun an initiative to strengthen the ties (economic, historic and social) between Army installations and neighboring communities. Fort Polk and Leesville, Louisiana are working together to revitalize the downtown historic area.

  • Brig. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, chief of staff of Multinational Corps Iraq

    Oct 6, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, chief of staff of Multinational Corps Iraq

  • JRTC, Fort Polk to experience growth spurt

    Oct 6, 2008

    Saying the future of the post could not be any brighter, Brig. Gen. James Yarbrough, commander, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, announced that the ArmyAca,!a,,cs recently activated 162nd Infantry Training Brigade will call the sprawling Vernon Parish installation its new home.

  • Army Launches New Energy Initiatives, Test Projects at Posts

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army recently established a Senior Energy Council to serve as a board of directors focusing on Army energy policy, programs and funding to leverage the ArmyAca,!a,,cs nationwide energy-conservation efforts. The secretary also announced five major energy projects as part of the councilAca,!a,,cs initial work. These projects are in addition to ongoing efforts like the solar projects at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Fort Carson, Colo.; large-scale energy-management programs at Fort Hood, Texas; ambitious recycling programs at Fort Bragg, N.C., new photo voltaic equipped housing at Fort Shafter, Hawaii; and high-tech energy conservation projects at Fort Lewis, Wash.

  • Kandahar Army 10-miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    A runner nears the half-way point of the Army 10-miler at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, as a C-130 takes off Oct. 5. The 189th Combat Service Support Battalion sponsored the run so that coalition servicmembers, civilian employees, and contractors at Kandahar could join the thousands of other runners around the world taking part in the 2008 Army 10-miler.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2008

    Oct 6, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • 'Prevent Home Fires' theme for annual fire prevention observance

    Oct 6, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Fire Prevention Week 2008 begins and ends at home. That's the message Yongsan fire prevention experts want to get out to the community.

  • Yongsan 'kicks off' CFC-Overseas season

    Oct 6, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall launched the fund drive season by kicking a "CFC football" to a team of unit coordinators during halftime at a Seoul American High School varsity football game.

  • Faces of Strength

    Dec 15, 2011

    Explore profiles of men, women and children who embody the strength of America.

  • Soldiers preserve Al AsadAca,!a,,cs cultural, historical landmark: Aca,!A"AbrahamAca,!a,,cs Wel

    Oct 5, 2008

    The oasis at Al Asad was once believed to be the biblical Aca,!A"AbrahamAca,!a,,cs Well.Aca,!A? Though research has proven otherwise, the importance of the oasis still has a rich historical and cultural significance to the citizens of Iraq. As guests in Iraq, Servicemembers should do our best to protect and preserve these sites.

  • I Corps prepared for deployment

    Oct 3, 2008

    AmericaAca,!a,,cs Corps will make history this spring when it goes to Iraq for its first combat deployment in more than a half-century. The Department of Defense Tuesday announced the deployment of Headquarters, I Corps, to Iraq in 2009. I Corps will replace XVIII Airborne Corps and assume duties as the Multi-National Corps-Iraq.

  • Transportation Soldiers train on Medevac

    Oct 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" When Soldiers are critically wounded on the battlefield, they often depend on medical evacuation, or medevac, helicopters to get them to treatment as fast as possible.

  • 3rd ID 10-Miler Team Competes in Washington, D.C.

    Oct 3, 2008

    3rd ID 10-Miler Team Competes in Washington, D.C.

  • Fort Stewart Protects Gopher Tortoise

    Oct 3, 2008

    Fort Stewart helps protect the Gopher tortoise, which is an indigenous species to Georgia.

  • Soldier Show Thrills Stewart

    Oct 3, 2008

  • Soldiers learn skills for homeland defense mission

    Oct 3, 2008

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team recently went through training for the (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive) Consequence Management Response Force, or CCMRF, a mission they will be taking up in October. The training encompassed skills Soldiers may need during a CCMRF deployment such as first aid, Nuclear Biological Chemical equipment, reacting to a nuclear attack, communications and weapons training.

  • Combatives Tourney Caps Off "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, and Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez, U.S. Army Reserve Command, square off in a combatives tournament. This was the final event in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Spartans Learn, Demonstrate Arts of War - Combatives

    Oct 3, 2008

    2nd BCT Soldiers learn combatives at Fort Stewart

  • Hunter Hosts Fishing Derby

    Oct 3, 2008

  • Leave Your Wallet, Take The Camera - Sesame Street Comes To Stewart

    Oct 3, 2008

    Sesame Street Program helps children adapt to military life.

  • Detainee Operations at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command,conduct a search and detainee operation at an entry point during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Receiving the Next Task at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, receives a full magazine of simulation rounds just before the group of warriors conduct a room-clearing and hostage rescue scenario during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • USAPAC NCO Vies for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evaluation event Oct 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • U.S., Iraqis partner during aerial mission

    Oct 3, 2008

    AMARAH, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers of the 38th Iraqi Army Brigade and the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division completed their second combined tactical air insertion Sept. 28.

  • Puebla Under Siege: Surrounded American Soldiers Resist Guerilla Infiltration

    Oct 3, 2008

    Aca,!A"Fortified towns are hard nuts to crack, and your teeth are not accustomed to itAca,!A|But some seem to think forts are as easy taken as snuff.Aca,!A? Benjamin Franklin, 1745.

  • A Moment's Respite at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evacuation event Oct 2. He was one 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Exercise helps 5th Bde. prepare for mission-readiness test

    Oct 3, 2008

    Successful execution of a comprehensive fire coordination exercise was the last step in preparing the Destroyer Brigade for its biggest challenge next February. The newest Stryker brigade in the Army, Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is scheduled to conduct its mission-readiness exercise in February at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, Calif. The field training exercise that ended last week at Yakima Training Center was exactly what the brigade needed to set the conditions for success in California.

  • Phase 1 contracts awarded for Excalibur Ib projectile

    Oct 3, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" The Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command Acquisition Center here awarded the initial contracts totaling $20.7 million to begin the Excalibur Increment Ib effort today.

  • 2008 Ready Army Message

    Oct 3, 2008

    The 2008 Ready Army Message, signed by the Army Senior Leadership.

  • Soldiers compete to be named best at warrior competition

    Oct 3, 2008

    Two dozen of the Army's best Soldiers descended on Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, to battle it out for the titles of Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Therapy dogs

    Oct 3, 2008

    Therapy dogs help Soldiers with PTSD heal.

  • Army mobilizes to increase Burrowing Owl habitat in Oregon

    Oct 3, 2008

    Umatilla Chemical Depot, Hermiston, Ore. Aca,!" While the U.S. Army Umatilla Chemical Depot is best known for the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility and its mission to dispose of deadly chemical weapons, life of a different kind thrives in other areas of the depot.

  • Preparing for the Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command function checks a machine gun Sept. 30. Barber is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • 'Disabled' does not mean 'disqualified'

    Oct 3, 2008

    For individuals with disabilities, normal workplace conditions may be workplace barriers, preventing them from carrying out their essential daily functions. These barriers may be physical obstacles, such as inaccessible facilities or equipment. They may also be in the form of procedures or policy, such as unbendable work schedules and deadlines, when breaks are taken or how tasks are performed. Reasonable accommodation removes these barriers for employees with disabilities.

  • Hispanic Soldiers take hill, capture page in military history

    Oct 3, 2008

    Walt B. Clark, a first lieutenant and platoon leader of Company C, 65th Infantry RegimentAca,!a,,cs 2nd platoon Aca,!A"Borinqueneers,Aca,!A? looked at his assignment as a challenge in leadership since he was selected to lead the mostly Spanish-speaking Soldiers from the tropical island of Puerto Rico.

  • Kiwis on the assault during Coalition training

    Oct 3, 2008

    Soldiers with 5th Platoon Bravo Company, 2nd/1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment assaulted a mock Afghan village during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, near Hohenfels, Germany, Sept. 18.

  • USAPAC NCO Competes at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Zachary Ferrara responds to a grader after peforming emergency medical procedures on a casualty Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Signal for "Best Warrior" Success

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray uses aircraft landing signals after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Reserve Command's Top Competitor in Action

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray moves away from the aircraft after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Soldier of the Year Competes for DA Title

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Spc. Daniel Horner calls for a medical evacuation during the 9-line MEDEVAC event. He is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • MEDCOM Soldier Engages in "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier moves a casualty along before engaging targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • USASOC Soldiers Battle for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command's Spc. Barrett Kauling, 2007 Soldiers of the Year Sgt. Heyz Seeker, and Sgt. 1st Class Steven Kroll pose for pictures after Kauling and Kroll performed a medical evacuation Oct. 2. The two were two of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • 3rd ESC Sustainers train new Iraqi General Truck Regiment

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers assist in training Iraq's first General Truck Regiment.

  • TRADOC's NCO of the Year Takes Aim at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch fires at targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Top Compete at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch and Spc. Daniel Horner move away from aircraft after performing a medical evacuation. The two were competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Engineers unveil THINK, COBRA tech programs

    Oct 2, 2008

    Engineers from the Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center met with more than 125 private-industry representatives recently in Aberdeen, Md., to introduce two new technology development programs for its Command and Control Directorate.

  • Military motorcyclists rally for safety

    Oct 2, 2008

    The Army does everything together. Soldiers train together, eat together and travel together. So why not bring military motorcycle enthusiasts together Aca,!" for safetyAca,!a,,cs sake' There appears to be a growing trend spawning an interest in motorcycle culture these days, and with that in mind, Chief Warrant Officer Robert Reynolds, safety officer and Motorcycle Program manager, U.S. Army Central (USARCENT), thought maybe Atlanta-area military riders would enjoy a gathering of this nature. Therefore, USARCENT hosted the Atlanta Area Military Motorcycle Safety Rally Sept. 25 and 26 at Fort Gillem. Reynolds got the idea from a recent trip he made to Washington D.C., where he witnessed a similar event staged at the Pentagon. He took his idea to the USARCENT commander, Lt. Gen. James J. Lovelace, who gave him the green light.

  • Depot loaning Civil War artifacts to Battle of Richmond Visitors Center

    Oct 2, 2008

    BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT, Richmond, Ky. - The Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Ky., has its own Indiana Jones, and because of his efforts and work with the Historic Properties Director of Madison County, Ky., the public will soon be able to enjoy some of the treasures he has unearthed.

  • Former Army property becomes a Civil War Interpretive Center

    Oct 2, 2008

    BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT, Richmond, Ky. - Many people may not realize a battle involving the death and injury of more than 1,300 Americans was fought on the Blue Grass Army Depot property in Richmond, Ky.

  • AUSA 2008 - Warrior's Corner, The Army Exhibit Videos

    Oct 2, 2008

    View the recordings from the Army Exhibit at this year's 2008 AUSA conference in Washington D.C.

  • Chilean Officer joins U.S. Army South team

    Oct 2, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" U.S. Army South is another step closer to becoming a western-hemisphere, international organization by adding a second foreign officer to its staff.

  • Garrison commander signs proclamation promoting domestic violence awareness

    Oct 2, 2008

    If you think your spouse or partner is abusive, or you suspect that someone you know is in an abusive relationship, never feel like there's nothing you can do about it. If you at least recognize the warning signs and review the red flags on domestic abuse and violence covered in this article, you can help that person take the first and most important step -- breaking free.

  • Maj. James Hess, plans and operations officer for the 3rd ESC's personnel section

    Oct 2, 2008

    Maj. James Hess, plans and operations officer for the 3rd ESC's personnel section

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Drum

    Oct 2, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, visited Fort Drum on Monday to speak to Soldiers and their family members as 3rd Brigade Combat Team prepares for its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. During his second visit to post this year, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior officer met with Spartan Brigade leaders to discuss their change of mission from Iraq to Afghanistan and their adjustments to training and preparation.

  • Ready Army Soldiers, Civilians stick to financial plan

    Oct 2, 2008

    Such turbulent economic times can strike us with fear and uncertainty, but calm and riding out the storm are probably the best courses of action to choose. Many are worried about their retirement funds, but we have a few advantages in the Army. Both military retirement and funds under the Civil Service Retirement System are what is called a defined benefit. As long as our government is up and running, these retirement funds are safe and IAca,!a,,cm confident the United States of America isnAca,!a,,ct going anywhere.

  • Pentagon hosts National Capital Area CFC kick-off

    Oct 2, 2008

    The Combined Federal Campaign, which runs from Sept. 1 through Dec. 15, held the National Capital Area CFC kick-off ceremony at the Pentagon Oct. 2. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren launched the ceremony.

  • Redstone Receives City Environmental Award

    Oct 2, 2008

    The Garrison has been honored by the city of Huntsville for its environmental efforts. The Garrison was among the recipients of 2008 Air Pollution Control Achievement Awards presented Sept. 24 at the city council chambers. John Callahan, deputy chairman of the cityAca,!a,,cs air pollution control board, presented the plaque to Garrison commander Col. Bob Pastorelli. Aca,!A"Again it shows the environmental consciousness that the Garrison has for Redstone Arsenal, and working to help protect the environment of the whole community,Aca,!A? Terry Hazle, chief of environmental management division in the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs Directorate of Public Works, said.

  • Army mobilizes to increase Burrowing Owl habitat in Oregon

    Oct 2, 2008

    While the U.S. Army Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD) is best known for the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) and its mission to dispose of deadly chemical weapons, life of a different kind thrives in other areas of the depot.

  • Army going green with fuel use

    Oct 2, 2008

    The recent gasoline shortage delayed some fuel deliveries but didnAca,!a,,ct affect operations everywhere in the Army. The Defense Energy Support Center is the executive agent for fuel and they are dedicated to reducing fuel usage across the Army.

  • Lean Six Sigma to Improve Management of Sustainment Funds

    Oct 2, 2008

    In these days of dwindling budget cuts and reduced funding, all Army organizations are taking a closer look at how best to manage their budgets and stretch their dollars in order to enable them to provide the best support to our Soldiers.

  • RDECOM Engineer Awarded Two Patents for New Grenade Ammunition Designs

    Oct 2, 2008

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued an Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employee two patent approvals for new designs to be incorporated into the ammunition belt for the MK 19 grenade machine gun. ARDEC is a subordinate element of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Hispanic heritage honored at Fort Bliss

    Oct 2, 2008

    An observance honoring Hispanic Heritage Month and the contributions and influence Hispanics and their culture have had on the U.S. was held at Fort Bliss' Soldier Hall.

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