Archive: Nov 2008

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  • Mentors help students year-round

    Nov 20, 2008

    Soldiers and mentors who participate in The Little Soldiers program sort through donated school supplies recently. This is the second year the group has been mentoring students at the school. Soldiers meet with about 20 girls from Conley Hills weekly.

  • FORSCOM color guard gets salute at NFL game

    Nov 20, 2008

    For a few brief moments, the U.S. Army Forces Command color guard held the attention of millions of eyes in their homes and thousands in the Georgia Dome awaiting the game between the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos Nov. 16.

  • Life's work leads to hall of fame

    Nov 20, 2008

    Mike Kehoe didnAca,!a,,ct serve his country with the idea of raking up a lot of recognition for himself. In fact, he finds recognition somewhat embarrassing. But this retired colonel has received his share of medals and awards for his service in Vietnam and throughout his military career. Recognition also followed him in a civilian career as a teacher. And now, as he goes about his work as a veterans service officer in the Madison County office of the State of Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, recognition has found him again. Kehoe has been inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame for 2008

  • Field Assistance Team Focuses on Soldier Feedback

    Nov 20, 2008

    This concept has been a focus for the Field Assistance in Science and Technology organization, which connects the Soldier to the vast network of labs and research centers of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center. FAST maintains a presence at 23 locations, specifically at every combatant command, corps headquarters and each of the training centers.

  • Great American Smokeout: employees learn to kick butts

    Nov 20, 2008

    Nov. 20 was the American Cancer SocietyAca,!a,,cs 33rd Great American Smokeout, and many people will be attempting to quit smoking and overcome their nicotine addiction. While many may not be able to completely kick the habit, members of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem community will have additional help with a pair of battle buddies at the Community Wellness Center on Fort McPherson.

  • WWII vet receives Bronze Star 63 years later

    Nov 20, 2008

    Although the honor was bestowed more than six decades later, for one World War II veteran his service has not been forgotten. Former Pfc. Douglas W. Kearney, 85, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal Nov. 12.

  • American Indian Heritage Month luncheon brings history, culture

    Nov 20, 2008

    On the surface, most attendees expected the typical feathers-clad American natives carrying animal skin-drums and eager to perform a rain dance to be the entertainment for the Native American Indian Heritage Month luncheons held Nov. 14 at The Commons at Fort McPherson and the Getaway club on Fort Gillem. Not this time. Aca,!A"EdutainersAca,!A? (educators/entertainers) from Rolling Thunder Enterprise came with a message of peace.

  • Army Announces Force Structure Action for Fort Bliss

    Nov 20, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced today, Nov. 20, the planned activations of the 4th Finance Company, the 16th Public Affairs Detachment and the 4th Air Defense Artillery Battery at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Historians lay out battle plan

    Nov 20, 2008

    Several members of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem community stepped onto a bus Nov. 14 that would take them to the battlefield. It was not to the desert of Iraq or the mountains of Afghanistan where these individuals were headed; rather, it was a battlefield a few hours away in Chattanooga, Tenn. The U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) sponsored a staff ride to the site of a pivotal, yet often forgotten, Civil War battlefield.

  • Community, Army leaders, sign covenant at Yakima

    Nov 20, 2008

    A day after Veterans Day, Yakima Valley community leaders, Army officials from the Yakima Training Center and service members from other military services signed the Army Community Covenant at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Science.

  • Army Schedules Date for Execution of Pvt. Ronald A. Gray

    Nov 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army has scheduled the execution of Pvt. Ronald A. Gray for Dec. 10, 2008, at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind.

  • Freedom of Information Act

    Nov 20, 2008

  • New centers helping families of wounded warriors

    Nov 20, 2008

    A key component of caring for wounded warriors is taking care of their families. That's why Soldier Family Assistance Centers now thrive at 34 Army installations across the globe.

  • Post opens gates to community in outreach tour

    Nov 20, 2008

    Bad weather forced changes in the itinerary of the first Community Outreach Tour Friday, but it did not stop the 36 Midlands-area residents from learning about their neighbors on Fort Jackson. Aca,!A"We wanted to Aca,!Eoeopen the gateAca,!a,,c of this historic post to show the citizens of this area all of the great things that are happening on Fort Jackson,Aca,!A? said Col. Jeffrey Sanderson, Fort Jackson chief of staff, who briefed the visitors on the installationAca,!a,,cs mission. Aca,!A"We are very proud of our ability to transform citizens into Soldiers, and in talking with the community, we realized that lots of folks from the surrounding communities had not been on Fort Jackson in quite some time. Our community outreach initiative is designed to show our citizens what AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army is doing behind the gates.Aca,!A?

  • Upstate New York mayors reaffirm support to their Army

    Nov 20, 2008

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. (November 19, 2008) Aca,!" Aca,!A"We are not a military communityAca,!A|but we are a community with military,Aca,!A? said Albany Mayor Gerald D. Jennings today at a ceremony to reaffirm the Capital DistrictsAca,!a,,c support and commitment to Soldiers, their Families, to Veterans, and to Department of the Army Civilians at the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal.

  • West Point receives hydraulic hunting stand

    Nov 20, 2008

    West Point receives hydraulic hunting stand story and 2 photos

  • Soldier finds her rhythm at work, on dance floor

    Nov 20, 2008

    The stress of being deployed to a combat zone can make it challenging for soldiers to find a daily battle rhythm. But one soldier here is taking action to make sure both her personal and professional life stay Aca,!A"in step.Aca,!A?

  • CSA focuses on Army families during visit

    Nov 20, 2008

    Stabilization, family readiness, dwell time, veteran and wounded warrior care and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq -- these are the topics Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. discussed during his visit to Fort Hood while meeting with the Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division, Nov. 17.

  • High-adrenaline program reduces risky behavior for redeploying Soldiers

    Nov 20, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" A free adventure program designed to help redeploying Soldiers deal with post-combat stress will hit the slopes soon.

  • Operation Rising Star

    Nov 20, 2008

    Army spouse is a Rising Star.

  • Army Field Support Brigade arranges book donation to Iraqi university

    Nov 20, 2008

    In a country with a desperate need for engineers, two 402nd Army Field Support Brigade contractors are bridging an Oregon university with Iraqi students and faculty thirsty for knowledge. Two hundred students and teachers from Dhi Qar University are the beneficiaries of new engineering textbooks from the Oregon State University College of Engineering delivered during a ceremony Nov. 11 that marks the beginning of an exchange program to enhance higher education.

  • Ethno footprint

    Nov 20, 2008

    Redstone Arsenal collects stories from people displaced when the installation opened.

  • Leaders Sign Army Warrior Health-Care Covenant

    Nov 20, 2008

    Leaders from the Army medical community reaffirmed the serviceAca,!a,,cs commitment to provide world-class care to wounded Soldiers and their Families by signing the Army Warrior Health-Care Covenant Nov. 13 at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Families Of Fallen Soldiers Continue To Receive Support

    Nov 20, 2008

    The first quarterly face-to-face focus group for Families of fallen Soldiers was held Nov. 5 at Army Community Service Mobilization and Deployment Program. With a small group meeting for the first time, the group voiced concerns and experiences, providing guidance in an effort to meet their needs in an ongoing basis.

  • Doctoral physical therapists set to graduate

    Nov 20, 2008

    Since July 2007, five physical therapists have been perfecting their skills through research and caring for wounded warriors at Brooke Army Medical Center to help define the future of physical therapy.

  • Covenant programs help family members find jobs

    Nov 20, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium -- Finding a job after moving to Belgium is difficult for many family members, but Army Family Covenant programs through Army Community Services offer many resources to help job seekers.

  • Col. John Spiszer, commander, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

    Nov 20, 2008

    Col. John Spiszer, commander, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division

  • Going Home

    Nov 20, 2008

    The sun sets behind an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III as Soldiers wait in line to board the aircraft taking them back to the United States from Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Nov. 17, 2008.

  • Final closure of USAG Hessen

    Nov 20, 2008

    HANAU, Germany -- A ceremony was held Nov. 18 on Pioneer Kaserne marking the final closure of U.S. Army Garrison Hessen, Germany. During the ceremony, Dr. Robert Schloesser, chief of the closure team, described the massive effort that went into preparing the U.S. military installations in Hanau for return to the German government. "This is a tribute to all of the hard work by Hanau employees and cooperation by all of the units stationed here," said Schloesser, in having the facilities ready for return some 14 months ahead of schedule. After taking down the last U.S. flag to fly over Pioneer Kaserne, Schloesser gave it to Torsten Halsey, deputy curator of the Americans in Hessen Exhibition. The exhibit, which showcases the American presence in the German state since World War II, opens Nov. 21 at Hanau's Schloss Philippsruhe and runs through March 29. Opening hours are Tuesdays to Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Wounded Warrior Diaries: Canine handler battles injuries to return to duty

    Nov 20, 2008

    Despite losing a leg in combat, Sgt. Chris Alvin Burrell is focusing on his rehabilitation to one day return to what he calls his Aca,!A"normal day of work.Aca,!A?

  • Italian noncommissioned officers join American paratroopers for four-week Basic NCO Course training

    Nov 20, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy -- Aca,!A"Sky SoldiersAca,!A? from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and several of their Italian army counterparts completed the second phase of the U.S. Army Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course at Caserma Ederle here Oct. 14 Aca,!" Nov. 6. Instructors from Fort Benning, Ga., conducted the four weeks of instruction that included classroom, computer simulation, and field training. The course, designed for staff sergeants and Soldiers preparing to be promoted to staff sergeant, was taught as a Aca,!A"give-and-takeAca,!A? between instructors and Soldiers who shared battlefield experiences and exchanged tactics and techniques.

  • 21st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers get some realistic urban 'sergeants' time'

    Nov 20, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The spire on the mosque glinted in the late afternoon sky. Soldiers huddled near the entryway to the house next door. Suddenly they rocked backward and then kicked open the door. This scenario did not unfold in Iraq or Afghanistan. It happened at a mock forward operating base at Panzer Kaserne here Nov. 13 during Aca,!A"sergeantsAca,!a,,c timeAca,!A? training for Soldiers from the Special Troops Battalion of U.S. Army Europe's 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

  • Foreign Attaches visit USARPAC

    Nov 19, 2008

    Foreign Attaches visit Fort Shafter as part of a three day tour of Hawaii's military facilities.

  • USARPAC NCO Induction upholds traditional rite of passage

    Nov 19, 2008

    First USARPAC Special Troops Battalion non-commissioned officer induction ceremony.

  • USARPAC Good Samaritan Run

    Nov 19, 2008

    Soldiers from USARPAC Special Troops Battalion donating non-perishable goods to charity during a morning run.

  • Army to launch SportBike RiderCourse

    Nov 19, 2008

    The 210 Soldiers killed in accidents during fiscal year 2008 included 51 who were riding motorcycles off duty.

  • Login changes to bolster AKO security

    Nov 19, 2008

    Operators of the Army's Web-based information portal "Army Knowledge Online" plan to implement new security procedures on the system as early as January.

  • Photos to go with Embedded Team Mentors story

    Nov 19, 2008

    The story is about one of the ETTs in Afghanistan. some of them came from fort knox originally, a fact that was taken into consideration when written. The team is due back in time for this holiday season, but left at Christmas last year, The photos were taken by the ETT guys in Afghanistan and accompany the story

  • 'Sex Signals' tour teaches awareness, prevention

    Nov 19, 2008

    Soldiers filed into Howze Theater on Fort Hood, Texas Nov. 6, for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training, expecting a slide show presentation.

  • Soldier trades football aspirations for Army career

    Nov 19, 2008

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Twillie Curry had long since traded his aspirations of becoming a professional football player to follow another dream Aca,!" becoming a soldier.

  • FCS launcher to protect new class of Navy ship

    Nov 19, 2008

    The Non-Line of Sight Launch System, being developed as part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Future Combat Systems, has been selected for use aboard the first of the U.S. NavyAca,!a,,cs Littoral Combat Ships, the USS Freedom.

  • U.S. and Indian Armies exercise peace keeping at Yudh Abhyas '08

    Nov 19, 2008

    HONOLULU - Wednesday November 5, 2008 marked the final day of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2008 in which Soldiers from the Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command (MSC), the California Army National Guard's 40th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and the 49th Infantry Brigade (Indian Army) took part.

  • A Celebration of Veterans

    Nov 19, 2008

    HUNTSVILLE,Al. -- A Veterans Day parade honors those who served with floats, bands, and enthusiastic supporters.

  • Nov. 14, 2008 - Lt. Gen. Dunwoody promotion ceremony

    Nov 19, 2008

    General George William Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army at LTG (P) Ann Dunwoody Promotion to General ceremony on 14 November 2008.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program

    Nov 19, 2008

    I A.M. Strong. Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program

    Nov 19, 2008

    Secretary Geren speaks out against sexual assault and harassment.

  • A four-star promotion

    Nov 19, 2008

    A slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's four-star promotion ceremony conducted in the Pentagon auditorium, Nov. 14, 2008.

  • Army Astronaut

    Nov 19, 2008

    Soldier in space.

  • Lionshare '08

    Nov 19, 2008

    The community gets in on Army Training.

  • Carson completes community center

    Nov 19, 2008

    Fort Carson opened a new community center, the Joel Hefley Community Center, Nov. 14. The center was named for retired Rep. Joel Hefley, 5th Congressional District, who was instrumental in supporting Fort Carson and the family housing initiatives.

  • Fort Bliss community honors 'Protectors of Freedom'

    Nov 19, 2008

    The sound of cheers and cries of Aca,!A"Thank you!Aca,!A? filled the air in downtown El Paso as spectators lined the streets to show appreciation for the nationAca,!a,,cs veterans.

  • NETCOM DCO retires after 30 years of service

    Nov 19, 2008

    Col. John M. Blaine, the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) deputy commander for operations, was officially recognized during a retirement ceremony held in the Pentagon Oct. 10. The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Chief Information Officer/G-6, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, who presided at the ceremony, presented Blaine with the Legion of Merit for his 29 years of service to the country.

  • Illinois Army National Guard, 33rd Brigade Combat Team, Hosts Media Day

    Nov 19, 2008

    The Illinois National Guard provided military air transport for Distinguished Visitors and Media to Fort Bragg, N.C. and back on November 13, 2008. Attendees observed training and visited with Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Combat team who are in their final stages of training prior to deployment to Afghanistan later this year. Their mission represents the largest deployment of the Illinois National Guard since World War II.

  • Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Eric B. Schoomaker, Army surgeon general

    Nov 19, 2008

    Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Eric B. Schoomaker, Army surgeon general

  • Deployed employee earns award for job well done

    Nov 19, 2008

    A newly-trained technician supporting warfighters in Iraq has been recognized by Central Command for outstanding duty performance.

  • Chief of staff visits Brooke Army Medical Center

    Nov 19, 2008

    Warrior Care Month allows us to restate our commitment to the SoldierAca,!a,,cs life, said Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, during a Purple Heart Ceremony on Nov. 17 at the Center for the Intrepid.

  • Quality Month concludes with presentation

    Nov 19, 2008

    William Levinson, Lean Six Sigma quality consultant, briefs depot Lean Six Sigma starpoints on the American roots of Lean, during a presentation here on Oct. 30.

  • Workers beat BAIS deadline by 25 days

    Nov 19, 2008

    More than 100 battlefield sensor systems were readied and delivered nearly a month ahead of schedule in support of a surveillance system program.

  • Combat medic training evolves to save lives

    Nov 19, 2008

    One day before the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Army senior leaders put into place a plan to overhaul the serviceAca,!a,,cs combat medic training. Officials wanted to replace Cold War-era health care specialists who worked mainly in hospitals as nursing assistants with more qualified, combat-oriented medics for line units.

  • Covenant delivers new Wiesbaden programs, beefed-up staffing

    Nov 19, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Once the ink dried on the Army Family Covenant, the demand for community family and youth programs at U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden surged.

  • Citizens of German town honor American Soldiers who died there during closing days of World War II

    Nov 19, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Nov. 18, 2008) Aca,!" German citizens observed Volkstrauertag, a national day of mourning for those who died during World Wars I and II, sometimes called Remembrance Day, Nov. 16. Every year since the end of World War II 63 years ago, the citizens of Duehren, a small town south of Sinsheim, Germany, have gathered on that day to honor the 51 men from their town who died in World War II, along with 25 missing.

  • Tribal elder links native, force warriors

    Oct 23, 2012

    Fort Carson celebrated American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month.

  • Black Dragons move to new home, teach new Iraqi brigade

    Nov 18, 2008

    JOINT SECURITY STATION KUMAYT, Iraq Aca,!" The 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, returned to the First TeamAca,!a,,cs fold here after spending the first few months in Balad Nov. 10.

  • ISF, Long Knives hold border security conference

    Nov 18, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARRY OWEN, Iraq Aca,!" For the first time in the Maysan Province, leaders from the Iraqi Army, Iraqi Police and Iraqi Border Patrol met with Coalition leaders near the provincial capital of Amarah Nov. 15.

  • E-waste recycling day keeps electronics out of landfill

    Nov 18, 2008

    Fort Bliss' 2nd Annual Electronics Waste Collection Day yielded 15,894 pounds worth of electronics that will be recycled. This is a 60% increase over the previous year's collection.

  • 377 Trans returns home

    Nov 18, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Returning home from a deployment from Iraq is one of the most joyous occasions in the Army.

  • Adversaries

    Nov 18, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Susan Lawrence, Commanding General, NETCOM

  • Warrior Care Month Slideshow - 3 - Reintegration

    Nov 18, 2008

    Warrior Care Month Slideshow - 3 - Reintegration

  • Albers assumes command of Fort Polk's WTB

    Nov 18, 2008

    In a change mirroring the ArmyAca,!a,,cs commitment to Soldiers wounded while on active duty, Fort PolkAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit was redesignated a Warrior Transition Battalion and received a commander Nov. 12.

  • Warrior Care Month Slideshow - 2 - Rehabilitation

    Nov 18, 2008

    Warrior Care Month Slideshow - 3 - Rehabilitation

  • Training targets teamwork among EMS, Army personnel

    Nov 18, 2008

    When Capt. Jacy Park, commander, 51st Chemical Company, 83rd Chemical Battalion, learned her company would change its primary mission from detection to decontamination, she decided her Soldiers needed a little Aca,!A"interagencyAca,!A? training to prepare for any emergency Fort Polk might face in the event of a chemical accident or attack.

  • Iron Chef gets creative with MREs

    Nov 18, 2008

    Can a celebrity chef, restaurant owner, cookbook author and winner of the Food NetworkAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Iron Chef,Aca,!A? create five-star, restaurant-quality dishes out of two Meals Ready to Eat'

  • RDECOM Reaches Out to Women Engineers

    Nov 18, 2008

    Engineering students from across the country got a glimpse at career opportunities that support the Warfighter as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recently participated in the 2008 Society of Women Engineers Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center.

  • Business Alliance shows support for Fort Belvoir at Community Covenant event

    Nov 18, 2008

    Hundreds braved sometimes inclement weather Nov. 15 to show their appreciation for the nationAca,!a,,cs service members and their families and to pay special tribute to Fort Belvoir during an Army Community Covenant Signing Ceremony at Northern Virginia Community CollegeAca,!a,,cs Woodbridge campus.

  • Healthcare Covenant part of Walter Reed 'Service Day'

    Nov 18, 2008

    Army Service Day and Warrior Care Month activities Monday began with the signing of a Warrior Healthcare Covenant at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • CSA outlines topics to discuss with incoming administration

    Nov 18, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. recently outlined three topics he believes are important for the Army to address with the incoming administration.

  • Iron Chef gets creative with MREs

    Nov 18, 2008

    Chef Roberto Donna, a restaurant owner, cookbook author and winner of the Food NetworkAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Iron Chef,Aca,!A? took on Mission: MRE and attempted to make four five-star, restaurant-quality dishes out of two meals ready to eat. He could add only five ingredients total, but herbs and spices were free. Soldiers rated each dish on a scale of one-to-five Army stars.

  • Cranking up the heat: 2 BCT Paratroopers compete in DA Level of the Connelly Competition

    Nov 18, 2008

    The Field Kitchen Team from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, were judged at the Department of the Army-level Philip A. Connelly Competition on November 13. This is the final level of the competition.

  • Give an Hour

    Nov 18, 2008

    Give an Hour is a non-profit organization that provides free mental health service to U.S. Military personnel and their families.

  • Desert Challenge

    Nov 18, 2008

    Wounded warriors find an oasis of healing in the desert.

  • Wounded, injured Troops enjoy dinner, camaraderie at local dinners

    Nov 18, 2008

    As ghostlike Capitol Hill workers scurried through a cold, misty fog early Friday evening, a nearby group of wounded and injured warriors cosseted in a warm room broke bread and shared stories about far-away lands and future hopes.

  • Army astronaut blasts off for space station

    Nov 18, 2008

    Army Lt. Col. Robert S. Kimbrough blasted off in the space shuttle Endeavour on November 14 on a scheduled 15-day mission to the International Space Station.

  • Col. John H. Hort, commander of the 4th Infantry Division's, 3rd Brigade Combat Team

    Nov 18, 2008

    Col. John H. Hort, commander of the 4th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs, 3rd Brigade Combat Team

  • Multi-national Solders lay wreaths in Heidelberg on German National Day of Mourning

    Nov 18, 2008

    Heidelberg, Germany (Nov 18, 2008) - A multi-national group of Soldiers carries memorial wreaths to lay in the Ehrenfriedhof (honor cemetery) in Heidelberg, Germany during a German Volkstrauertag (National Day of Mourning or Remembrance Day) ceremony, Nov. 16. Several U.S. and German dignitaries also participated in the memorial, including Werner Pfisterer, member of the Stuttgart parliament and the Heidelberg city council (third from left in background); Gen. Carter Ham, commander of U.S. Army Europe and 7th Army (fourth from left in background); Col. Robert Ulses, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg (fifth from left in background); Heidelberg Lord Mayor Dr. Eckart WAfA1/4rzner (sixth from left in background); and Lt. Gen. Roland Kather, commander of NATO's Allied Land Component Command Headquarters Heidelberg. More than 800 servicemembers, primarily German, but also French, British, Italian and Russian, who died in the world wars are interred in the cemetery atop Heidelberg's KAfAPnigstuhl peak.

  • Daylong celebration welcomes 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers home from 15-month combat tour in

    Nov 18, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany (Nov. 17, 2008) Aca,!" Aca,!A"Three thousand, two hundred and fifty-six Aca,!EoeGriffinAca,!a,,c Soldiers deployed into combat, and 15 months later 3,256 returned safely to their Families,Aca,!A? said Col. Timothy J. Edens, commander of U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 12th Combat Aviation Brigade. Speaking to a crowd of hundreds that gathered on a frigid morning, in fog so thick the guests of honor standing in formation before them on the flight line at Katterbach Army Airfield were no more than blurred shadows moments earlier, Edens called that statistic Aca,!A"the one that shines above all others to me, and will resonate in my heart forever.Aca,!A?

  • Germans honor American Soldiers as part of war dead

    Nov 18, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- German citizens observed Volkstrauertag, literally people mourning day, Sunday. The day is a national day of mourning for those who died during World Wars I and II. Among those remembered are 13 German soldiers who died April 2, 1945 Aca,!" Easter Monday Aca,!" in defense of the town against American Soldiers of the 397th Infantry Regiment, who were clearing towns on their march toward Heilbronn. Between April 1 and 3, 1945, 21 Americans died in the Sinsheim area, just more than a month before the German surrender on the western front May 7.

  • Bamberg martial arts events offered to troops

    Nov 18, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Soldiers are being offered discounted ticket price to a mixed martial arts competition in BambergAca,!a,,cs Jako Arena Dec. 13. The ticket price is available to all troops stationed in Bavaria. Soldiers will also be able to attend a free mixed martial arts workshop at Warner Barracks Freedom Fitness Facility Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

  • Covenant supports critical services at Vicenza

    Nov 18, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" Since Army leaders unveiled the Army Family Covenant worldwide last year, more than one million dollars has been committed to family programs at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza.

  • First class customer service starts with training

    Nov 18, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Strong customer service is a business essential, even in a military environment.

  • Helicopter battalion to relocate from Korea to U.S.

    Nov 17, 2008

    The 1-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion in Korea will relocate to Fort Carson, Colo., in March and then train for deployment to Iraq in the fall of 2009, Army officials announced Monday morning.

  • New EW career field to 'blind enemy' with science

    Nov 17, 2008

    By 2010 the Army expects to have more than 1,500 Soldiers trained in the art of "blinding and deafening" America's enemies by wielding the radio spectrum as a weapon.

  • Fort Bliss commanding general grants amnesty for unregistered firearms

    Nov 17, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Howard Bromberg, Fort Bliss commanding general, will grant an amnesty period from Nov. 16 to Dec. 15 for firearms violations on the installation.

  • Multimillion-dollar 'Save a Life' simulator comes to Fort Bliss

    Nov 17, 2008

    There have been eight deaths involving Fort Bliss Soldiers this year. In an effort to reduce high-risk behavior, Fort Bliss officials are bringing a multimillion-dollar drinking and driving simulator from Dec. 15 through 19.

  • Fort Bliss provides driving simulators to save lives

    Nov 17, 2008

    New privately owned vehicle and motorcycle simulators are some of the many training resources Fort Bliss and Army Tactics Safety Management Program officials have initiated to help safe SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives.

  • DLIFLC Observes Veteran's Day

    Nov 17, 2008

    Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center holds a ceremony for the 89th observance of Veteran's Day.

  • Operation Just Cause: the Invasion of Panama, December 1989

    Nov 17, 2008

    On December 20, 1989 President George H. W. Bush addressed the deteriorating situation then occurring in Panama. He stated: "General NoriegaAca,!a,,cs reckless threats and attacks upon Americans in Panama created an imminent danger to the 35,000 American citizens in Panama. As President, I have no higher obligation than to safeguard the lives of American citizens. And that is why I directed our Armed Forces to protect the lives of American citizens in Panama and to bring General Noriega to justice in the United States."

  • Iraqi Army takes one more step toward self-sufficiency

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATI NG BASE ADDER, Iraq. An Explosives Ordinance Disposal Team, assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division traveled to Combat Outpost Six to train the newly-formed 10th Iraqi Army EOD team Nov 7.

  • Muthanna security forces enables cure in Iraq

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Noor Muhammad, a seven-year-old girl from Rumyitha in Muthanna Province, came to a cooperative medical engagement Nov. 1 with an earache her father could not cure.

  • Nothing says happy Veterans Day like a hug from a child

    Nov 17, 2008

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment were honored by students and faculty of the Venable Village Elementary School, at a Veterans Day program performed by the entire third grade class Nov. 7 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Oregon State, Dhi Qar University begin relationship

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" The president of an organization affiliated with Oregon State University met with the Dhi Qar University chancellor Nov. 11 near Nasiriyah.

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