Archive: Oct 2008

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  • Installation Supports War on Terrorism: Picatinny Technology Combats Heat-Seeking Missiles

    Oct 2, 2008

    In the past several years, the proliferation of low-cost heat-seeking missiles has become a threat to United States military operations. As these weapons become more accessible to terrorist groups and third-world nations they become the weapon of choice for attacking Army helicopters.

  • Lightweight .50-Caliber: Lethality at half the weight

    Oct 2, 2008

    As Soldiers training for combat look to lighten their load, they can look forward to the Lightweight .50-Caliber Machine Gun.

  • Local Students Join CERDEC Employees for End-of-Summer Science Celebration

    Oct 2, 2008

    Fort MonmouthAca,!a,,cs Gibbs Hall buzzed with excitement as the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center hosted its 14th Annual Outreach Closing ceremony, marking the end of summer 2008.

  • CERDEC Conducts Largest Future Force C4ISR & Networking Technology Demonstration to Date

    Oct 2, 2008

    The U.S. Army showcased more than 100 new and current technologies tested in the largest integrated exercise of its kind at Fort Dix, N.J.

  • IMCOM National Capital Region District activated, Brig. Gen. Rogers takes charge

    Oct 2, 2008

    Installation Management CommandAca,!a,,cs National Capital Region-District was officially activated Oct. 1 with an assumption of responsibility ceremony at Fort BelvoirAca,!a,,cs Wallace Theater. Brig. Gen. Dennis E. Rogers, IMCOMAca,!a,,cs director of operations and facilities, took charge of the district, which includes Belvoir, forts Myer and McNair in Washington, D.C.; Fort Meade, Md.; and the Joint Personnel Property Shipping Office, Washington Area.

  • ARL Encourages Young Minds at the Summer Student Research Symposium

    Oct 2, 2008

    Ten college students working as summer interns at Army Research Laboratory recently earned awards including cash and valuable additions to their budding resumes by writing and presenting scientific papers at the ArmyAca,!a,,cs premier research laboratory here.

  • Military recipient

    Oct 2, 2008

    The winners of the PACE awards.

  • RDECOM Inventors Patent Multi-channel Technology with Wide Array of Uses

    Oct 2, 2008

    Two employees here recently developed a patented technology with potential uses in radar, sonar, imaging, satellites, global positioning systems, communications devices, and wireless communications, according to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Anniston Ammo welcomes new commander, hosts JMC CG

    Oct 2, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Lt. Col. Duncan MacMullen assumed command of Anniston Defense Munitions Center in a ceremony here Sept. 25.

  • Dietitians Complete Inaugural Graduate Program

    Oct 2, 2008

    The first class of dietitians to complete the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Graduate Program in Nutrition received their masterAca,!a,,cs degrees Sept. 26 at Wood Auditorium here. Ten first lieutenants completed the 20-month training and received diplomas from Baylor University, which sponsors the program.

  • Safety First: Spotlight on PBA's reduction of injuries, workers compensation claims

    Oct 2, 2008

    Ensuring dominant land force capability for Soldiers, the United States and our allies, is all part of a dayAca,!a,,cs work for the many men and women of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Fort Sam Houston Hosts 8th Annual Buddy Walk

    Oct 2, 2008

    Taking steps to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome, thousands of adults and children came together to celebrate and walked a mile Sept. 27 at Fort Sam HoustonAca,!a,,cs MacArthur Parade Field to support the Annual Buddy Walk.

  • For WTC Cadre

    Oct 2, 2008

    For WTC cadre to link to AMEDD/WTO resources

  • Using a Cautious Approach

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, goes low in search of improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Moving with a Purpose

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, pulls a wounded Soldier out of the hostile zone during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • "Best Warrior" Soldiers Engage in Battle Drills

    Oct 2, 2008

    After recovering an injured Soldier from a hostile environment, Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operation Command, conducts a medical evaluation and explains treatment to the grader during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills event. This was the first event Oct. 2 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Every Soldier a Sensor

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, walks carefully through the lane to seek out improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Clearing the Course

    Oct 2, 2008

    After the smoke clears from the first improvised explosive device, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, continues through the lane to seek out other devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Night Course at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Shine a Light

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski, National Capital Region, opens a chem-light to guide the way during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Navigating Through "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Capital Region, prepares for the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • "Best Warrior" After Dark

    Oct 2, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, Army Materiel Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Late Night Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, U.S. Eighth Army competitor, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Urban Orienteering at Night

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, prepares for the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Night Falls on "Best Warrior" Competition

    Oct 2, 2008

    2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, leaves the start point during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Getting from Point A to Point B

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • 3rd ESC Sustainers partner with Iraqi neighbors for production of clean water

    Oct 2, 2008

    Slideshow of images from ribbon cutting of new water purification facility near COB Adder in Iraq.

  • Sustainers, Iraqi government join forces to provide clean drinking water for Abdul Razaq

    Oct 2, 2008

    Article with pictures of a humanitarian operation conducted by one of the 3rd ESC's units.

  • Preparing for the future

    Oct 2, 2008

    Children in military communities can be sure of one thing Aca,!" change. Whether that change is a transition from one installation to another, from middle school to high school and on to college, or from graduation to the workforce, it represents a challenge to most students and their families.

  • Heidelberg engraver offers service with a smile

    Oct 2, 2008

    Joe Foley says two of the projects that stick out most in his memory are a spaceship and a base for a 12-liter beer stein. While those types of projects donAca,!a,,ct come across his desk every day, rest assured Foley can figure out how to help if something like that comes around again. Foley is the resident engraver at the Heidelberg Arts and Crafts Center, a position heAca,!a,,cs been in for the past four years.

  • Tactical Tracking System Deploys for Stateside Use

    Sep 29, 2011

    A satellite-based system for tracking friendly forces in war has now been used in domestic missions. Blue Force Tracking-Aviation served since July to support National Guard units battling wildfires in California and Nevada and to support units providing security at the Democratic National Convention in Denver at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.

  • Surprise Encounter

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Commmand, and Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S Army Special Operations Command, encounter a scenario during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1, during the 2008 Department of the Army Best Warrior, NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Finding the First Waypoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command, begins the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Ready for Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez, U.S. Army Reserve Command competitor, gets ready to begin the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Ready to Move Out

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Captial Region competitor, gets ready to begin the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Charging Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Steven Kroll, U.S. Army Special Operations Command competitor, charges to his point on the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/SOY Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Finding the Right Route

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, studies his map and plots his next point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Finding the Path Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command competitor, prepares to find his next point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • On the Right Spot

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, arrives at a point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Right Way Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, eyes a point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Planning Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Higgs, U.S. Army Europe, checks the grid coordinates en route to a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Checking the Grid

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Robert Gordon, Army Materiel Command, checks the grid coordinates en route to a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • On the Right Path

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, seeks a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Finding the Right Route Through "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Stanley Black, U.S. Army Europe, seeks a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Finding the Next Checkpoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    The National Capital Region's Sgt. Zachary Muske marks points on a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • On the Mark

    Oct 1, 2008

    Eighth U.S. Army's Sgt. Victor Berlus marks his map after reaching a point in the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Europe's Sgt. Stanley Black awaits the start of the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • On the Road to "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Staff Sgt. Robert Gordon makes his way to another point in the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • Plotting Points

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Michael Moore prepares to plot points on a map prior to the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Soldier is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • Map Check

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Sgt. Luke A. Solorzano reads a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • Onto the Next Checkpoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    The National Capital Region's Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski travels to the next point during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • On the Right Course

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier tries to find his way to the next point during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are 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)

  • "Best Warrior" Urban Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch and Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins plot points on maps prior to the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. They are three of the 24 Soldiers who are 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.

  • Fort Bliss aviation history honored

    Oct 1, 2008

    The Army and Fort BlissAca,!a,,c influence on El Paso history and development can be seen in the Aviation History Gallery, which opened Friday in the El Paso International Airport.

  • Soldiers strive to help veterans

    Oct 1, 2008

    U.S. Army 1/1 AD and the El Paso, TX community organized the annual "Stand Down" which is designed to supply El Paso's homeless veterans with food, clothing, toiletry items, sleeping bags, health care and social services.

  • Army Announces Changes to Forces at White Sands Missile Range, Fort Riley

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army announced today, Oct. 1, a force-structure change for White Sands Missile Range, N.M, and Fort Riley, Kan. These actions represent an increase of 719 military authorizations with no change to present civilian authorizations at White Sands Missile Range, and a decrease of 175 military authorizations at Fort Riley. These stationing actions will be completed by Oct, 14, 2012.

  • Army Announces Changes to Forces at White Sands Missile Range, Fort Riley

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army announced today, Oct. 1, a force-structure change for White Sands Missile Range, N.M, and Fort Riley, Kan. These actions represent an increase of 719 military authorizations with no change to present civilian authorizations at White Sands Missile Range, and a decrease of 175 military authorizations at Fort Riley. These stationing actions will be completed by Oct, 14, 2012.

  • Freedom of Information Act

    Oct 1, 2008

  • Pushing for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard, performing push ups at the APFT during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/SOY Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Pushing for Points

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino

  • Ready to Write

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Capital Region, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • "Best Warrior" Written Examination

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Stanley Black, U.S. Army Europe, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Time to Test "Best Warrior" Knowledge

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, Eight U.S. Army Korea, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Army leaders at NYC ceremony anticipate meeting recruiting goal

    Oct 1, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren presided over a ceremony Wednesday morning in which nine future Soldiers took the oath of enlistment as part of celebrating the all-volunteer ArmyAca,!a,,cs anticipated success in achieving its recruiting goal.

  • Test Taking Confidence

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Ready for the "Best Warrior" Exam

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Test Time

    Oct 1, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, U.S. Army Materiel Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Taking the "Best Warrior" Exam

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, U.S. Space and Missile Defense command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Going for the Best Grade

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Exam Time

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Training and Doctrine Command, prepares for the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Ready for a Mental Challenge

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Moving with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Almost Finished

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific

  • Nearing the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski, National Capital Region, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Focused on the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, is focused on the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • At the Finish Line

    Oct 1, 2008

    A determined Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard, finishes the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test ahead of the rest. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Determined to Win

    Oct 1, 2008

    A determined Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard, keeps ahead of the other competitors during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Race to Win "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Captial Region, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Competition Intensifies

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Patients make furry friends at Walter Reed

    Oct 1, 2008

    On the second and fourth Friday of every month, Walter Reed Army Medical Center here goes to the dogs.

  • SDDC commanding general confirmed for second star

    Oct 1, 2008

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Brig. Gen. James L. Hodge, commanding general, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), for promotion to the grade of major general Oct. 2.

  • Pushing to be the Best

    Oct 1, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, U.S. Army Materiel Command, is in control of his push-up count in the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Give Me One More

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, focuses on the sit-up portion of the APFT Oct. 1, during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Focus on the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Higgs, U.S. Army Europe, focuses hard on completing the two mile run at the APFT portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Path to "Best Warrior" Success

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, catches his breath during the two mile run at the APFT portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • One Mile, No Sweat!

    Oct 1, 2008

    Early morning action set the tone for the day's events during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. The 24 competitors began the morning with the Army Physical Fitness Test, then into the classroom for a written exam and essay, followed by a urban wafrare orienteering course. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Ready to Run

    Oct 1, 2008

    Early morning action set the tone for the day's events during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. The 24 competitors began the morning with the Army Physical Fitness Test, then into the classroom for a written exam and essay, followed by a urban wafrare orienteering course. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Intense Competition

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, maintains a good rhythm during the push-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Running with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, keeps focus during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • SDDC Links 1

    Oct 1, 2008

    Links for Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.

  • Stride for Success

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • One More Lap

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch finishes the final lap of two-mile portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Fit for Competition

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch pumps out a few extra sit-ups before the time expired in the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Going Strong, Army Strong

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, completes another lap during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaking about the importance of blogging during the recent Blog Wo

    Oct 1, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaking about the importance of blogging during the recent Blog World Expo held in Las Vegas.

  • Amenities give Soldiers home away from home in Iraq

    Oct 1, 2008

    CAMP ECHO, Iraq Aca,!" Although most would rather be at home, Soldiers from the 4th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs, 2nd Brigade Combat Team here, are enjoying the comforts and amenities of life at their temporary home away from home.

  • Sunset

    Oct 1, 2008

    1st Sgt. Jon A. Martin, Company D, 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (Assault), stands atop a UH-60 Black Hawk before itAca,!a,,cs pulled into the belly of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III. The Black Hawk was the very last of the battalionAca,!a,,cs aircraft to be loaded before the unitAca,!a,,cs redeployment to Germany.

  • Undefeated Fort Hood Soldier dominates for 3rd MMA title belt

    Oct 1, 2008

    Aca,!A"The Mighty MonarchAca,!A? locked his arms around his opponent, forcing him against the cage while repeatedly smashing his knee into the large manAca,!a,,cs head and body. After several well-placed blows, the battered fighter sank to the mat and succumbed to the continual pounding of a crushing right hand.

  • Paratroopers from 1st Bn., 325th AIR prepare for the EIB test

    Oct 1, 2008

    Paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division prepare for the Expert Infantryman Badge test.

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