Archive: Nov 2008

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  • 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.

  • Fort Polk career counselors meet fiscal year retention

    Nov 17, 2008

    The efforts of Fort Polk career counselors were rewarded Nov. 6 at Alligator Lake, where they gathered for a fiscal year-end cookout. During fiscal year 2008, the Army Reserve component counselors exceeded their goal by retaining 200 percent of their assigned number of Soldiers.

  • Fort Hood Soldiers march in Waco VeteranAca,!a,,cs Day parade

    Nov 17, 2008

  • 1st Air Cav. Brigade flies in fun for disabled children

    Nov 17, 2008

    KILLEEN, Texas Aca,!" The dry, freshly cut grass was flying around like snow in a blizzard as the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter came in for a landing.

  • National Guard makes connections at Fort Polk

    Nov 17, 2008

    Making connections, whether physical or abstract, can be an important aspect of problem solving. Fort Polk has achieved just such a connection through its long-standing relationship with the Louisiana National Guard. The Guard signed on for several engineering and construction jobs on and around Fort Polk, Louisiana.

  • 1st Air Cavalry Brigade gets the blues

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division has roots that start all the way back in the jungles of Vietnam.

  • Gospel Explosion captures hearts; minds of Long Knife Soldiers

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Sounds of music and merriment could be heard by the Soldiers stationed here, as they stepped into Memorial Hall for the 2008 Gospel Explosion Oct. 31.

  • Army Announces Korea's 1-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion re-stations to Fort Carson prior to

    Nov 17, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced today, Nov. 17, the re-stationing of 1-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) and associated Aviation Intermediate Maintenance (AVIM) structure from the Republic of Korea to Fort Carson, Colo., in March 2009. This restationing will allow the Apache helicopter battalion to conduct necessary training and equipping prior to deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Fall of 2009. US Army aviation assets are critical to Coalition forces in Iraq and protect and support troops currently in contact with the enemy. The total number of equipment and military personnel associated with this realignment is 24 Apache helicopters and approximately 500 Soldiers.

  • Hershel Walker speaks to Fort Bliss Soldiers about mental health

    Nov 17, 2008

    Aca,!A"I wanted help and I wanted to understand. ThereAca,!a,,cs no shame in admitting you have a problem Aca,!" I did!Aca,!A? With those words, Hershel Walker, the legendary 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, pro football star and Olympian, revealed he had suffered from a form of mental illness called dissociative identify disorder Aca,!" DID.

  • Rough Riders take a spirited Halloween Run

    Nov 17, 2008

  • The Spartan Battalion welcomes a new era

    Nov 17, 2008

  • 'Mud House' plays at Ziggurat of Ur

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Several hundred Iraqi citizens enjoyed a nighttime performance of the Mud House play at the Ziggurat of Ur Nov. 9.

  • Senior NCO makes difference in Iraq

    Nov 17, 2008

    Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq. At least once every week, the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. William May, and a few of his Soldiers drive past a small Bedouin school located in southern IraqAca,!a,,cs Dhi Qar province, near the American base here.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 17, 2008

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody took the reins as the 17th commander of Army Materiel Command Nov. 14 at Fort Belvoir, Va. Before assuming command, Dunwoody had been promoted at the Pentagon becoming the first female four-star flag officer in U.S. history.

  • Black Dragons assist the 41st IA Brigade

    Nov 17, 2008

  • New unit, new comrades, new mission;These Greywolf Soldiers face different pre-deployment obstacles

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Two companies from 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division performed individual weapons qualifications on Oct. 17 at the reflexive fire range on Fort Hood, just one of many requirements they must accomplish before the brigade deploys to Iraq this winter.

  • Long Knives cut path for Smile Train in Dhi Qar

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Seven-year-old Baneen Haydar Enad came out of surgery just minutes before the provincial governor, Aziz Kadum Alwan al Ogheli, arrived.

  • Ord Military Chapel Provides "Light in the Night"

    Nov 17, 2008

    Ord Military Community Chapel holds "Light in the Night" celebration on Halloween to provide service members and their families a safe and scare-free environment.

  • Army spouse, veteran wins Rising Star

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Army spouse and veteran Joyce Dodson won the 2008 Operation Rising Star military singing contest Friday and will now have the chance to go to Los Angeles to record a demo CD.

  • Rough Riders kick off partnership in Iraq

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" As the sun began to set on the baseAca,!a,,cs soccer complex, 15 U.S. Soldiers warmed up for a big game here Oct 23.

  • Long Knives can now dip spoon in a cup of joe

    Nov 17, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Aca,!A"Long KnivesAca,!A? can now enjoy their own coffee house with the opening of Green Beans Coffee Oct. 29.

  • Long Knives receive a little taste of home

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARRY OWEN, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"We go where you goAca,!A? is the Army and Air Force ExchangeAca,!a,,cs motto, and AAFES lived up to every word when it opened a new Post Exchange shoppette here Oct. 26.

  • FCS Active Protection System in 'Top 50' inventions

    Nov 17, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Active Protection System, designed to safeguard Soldiers and vehicles from incoming fire, has been named one of the best inventions of 2008 by Time magazine.

  • Female four-star

    Nov 17, 2008

    Gen. Ann Dunwoody takes over as Commander of Army Materiel Command at a ceremony on Fort Belvoir

  • Students meet Veterans

    Nov 17, 2008

    Students and Korean War Vets meet to discuss the not-so-forgotten war.

  • Fort Bliss' Electronics Waste Recycling Day

    Nov 17, 2008

    In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Fort Bliss DPW-E will host an Electronics Waste Recycling Day, to ensure that electronic waste items are disposed of properly.

  • Fort Bliss community unveils memorial wall

    Nov 17, 2008

    Almost 65 years ago, a company of Hispanic Soldiers with an average age of 20 set out on a mission to cross the heavy-fortified Rapido River in southern Italy during World War II. Nearly every Soldier who attempted the crossing was killed by mines, artillery or gunfire.

  • Trans. Co trains for NTC, deployment

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" After a set of final checks, the convoy is ready to go. The convoy pulls out of their forward operating base and moves along their route, keeping watch for dangers along the way.

  • 15th SB 1st to push brigade "fort to port"

    Nov 17, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Many Soldiers here know how time consuming it can be for a unitAca,!a,,cs equipment to be transferred around from the container yard, to the Deployment Readiness and Reaction Facility, to the line haul site, and finally shipped down to the coast.

  • Leaking Chemical Agent Rocket Overpacked at Depot

    Nov 17, 2008

    The M55 rocket reported leaking GB (Sarin) agent vapor within its shipping and firing tube yesterday has been overpacked into a leak proof stainless steel container.

  • Fort Bliss families get deployment assistance from community child crisis center

    Nov 17, 2008

    Seldom is there an opportunity to undo damage once it has been done. ThatAca,!a,,cs why the Child Crisis Center of El Paso offers parents a safe place to bring their children before tragedy strikes.

  • Salvation Army receives grant to assist Fort Bliss military personnel

    Nov 17, 2008

    The Salvation Army recently received $169,000 from the Permian Basin Foundation to assist servicemembers and their families who are going through difficult financial hardships.

  • Army astronaut blasts off on latest shuttle mission

    Nov 17, 2008

    Army astronaut Lt. Col. Shane Kimbrough is a crew member on the space shuttle mission launched Friday, bound for the International Space Station.

  • Fort Bliss Soldiers partner with local schools to honor veterans

    Nov 17, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Armored DivisionAca,!a,,cs 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment and 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, participated in Veterans Day celebrations as Partners in Education with local schools.

  • Veterans Day Parade - Reviewing Officer

    Nov 17, 2008

  • Please Add a Title!

    Nov 17, 2008

    Soldiers and leadership support Huntsville/Madison Veterans Day Parade

  • First foreign-military spouses graduate from Bliss course

    Nov 17, 2008

    The graduation ceremony for a two-week course at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy was held Friday for the seven women who attended, four of whom were spouses of foreign-military soldiers attending the academy Aca,!" a first in the history of the course.

  • 'Black Jack' Brigade hosts Hispanic heritage event

    Nov 17, 2008

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division got a chance to experience authentic Hispanic food and dances Oct. 9, at the Howze Theater on post in celebration of the national Hispanic American Heritage Month Observance.

  • Fort Monroe Family Covenant Display

    Nov 17, 2008

    Fort Monroe ACS talks up family covenant at Hampton Soldier Show

  • Arena Racing Enlistment

    Nov 17, 2008

    Fort Monroe garrison commander enlists 40 Soldiers at public event

  • Website provides centralized resource links for wounded warriors

    Nov 17, 2008

    The National Resource Directory, an online resource center for wounded, ill, and injured servicemembers, their families, veterans, and those who care about them, was launched Monday at Naval Medical Center in San Diego.

  • Food Fun at Fort Monroe

    Nov 17, 2008

    Top chefs provide holiday cooking tips to spouses at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • A Show of Strength

    Nov 17, 2008

    Indian Chief teaches Army audience the word "strong" in his native language

  • Welcome Home!

    Nov 17, 2008

    Morris Waltemath of Fort Wayne, Ind., hugs his son Indiana National Guard Lt. Col Ross Waltemath, the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's personnel officer who returned from Iraq Nov. 5, 2008, as Ross Waltemath's daughters, Victoria, left, and Madison, watch. The brigade's Iraq deployment marked the largest Indiana Guard deployment since World War II.

  • Wounded Warriors get recovery assistance at Bamberg's library

    Nov 17, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany - Some of the most difficult injuries to overcome are the emotional scars from physical damage. Long after the body has healed, the mind continues to experience the pain and the stress that accompany the injury. Even in cases where the body was damaged during a recreational sport or during a training accident, the mind and emotions must re-adjust to the limitations that arise from the injury.

  • DoDDS teachers get an inside look at combat, redeployment

    Nov 17, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" When Soldier-parents deploy to serve in harmAca,!a,,cs way, they leave knowing their children will be comforted by Department of Defense Dependents Schools teachers and administrators.

  • Fort Bliss veteran's gala celebrates history, heroes

    Oct 7, 2011

    More than 800 people attended the ninth annual Veterans Day Gala, hosted by the Air Defense Artillery Association, Thursday at the Centennial Club to honor 12 El Paso veterans of war.

  • Hawaii communities honor veterans

    Nov 16, 2008

    WAIANAE, Hawaii Aca,!" The Waianae Military Civilian Advisory Council (WMCAC) honored veterans and service members during its annual Veterans Day Parade and Hoolaulea (Hawaiian party), here, Nov. 8.

  • Soldiers keep up the family business

    Nov 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" There are as many father and son businesses as there are professions Aca,!" movers, roofers, landscapers and even junkyard men have proudly tacked on Aca,!A"and SonAca,!A? to their names. While the Army is not likely to be renamed Aca,!A"and SonsAca,!A? anytime soon, sometimes soldiering is the family business.

  • CYS2 increases benefits, free child care for military ohana

    Nov 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With the Department of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ongoing commitment to increasing quality of life for Soldiers and family members, Child, Youth and School Services (CYS2) has increased benefits and expanded services within the past several months and has many more in the works.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody quote

    Nov 15, 2008

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, the first female four-star general in U.S. military history.

  • Community Profile: Coach of the Year

    Nov 15, 2008

    For Sgt. 1st Class Agustin Mendez, commitment to his Family and the Army continues to bring him opportunities to touch the lives of others.

  • Commander's Corner: Army Community of Excellence

    Nov 15, 2008

    The Yongsan community can rightfully be proud. For the second time in two years, we've been selected as finalists in the Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Koreans study Yongsan architecture

    Nov 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" A group of Seoul National University graduate students and their professor toured the Garrison Nov. 6.

  • USFK recognizes DoDDS employees

    Nov 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Force Korea recognized educators Nov. 7 at the Dragon Hill Lodge Naija Ballroom.

  • Garrison podcast: new, notable

    Nov 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Community members have a new way to get information about Yongsan happenings. U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan launched an audio "podcast" in late August.

  • Yongsan enjoys good neighbor concert

    Nov 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" There was a full house at Seoul American High School Auditorium Nov. 13 as the Gangnam Symphony Orchestra performed a free concert for the Yongsan community.

  • Army 2007 Sustainability Report released

    Nov 14, 2008

    Today, Nov. 14, Army officials released the ServiceAca,!a,,cs first Annual Sustainability Report highlighting environmental achievements and milestones supporting the ArmyAca,!a,,cs sustainability concept and goals. The purpose of an annual sustainability report is to inform and engage primary stakeholders, partners, the American people, and other interested parties on the ArmyAca,!a,,cs progress to embody the principles of sustainability in operations, installations, systems and community engagements.

  • Veterans Day Parade

    Nov 14, 2008

    Brig. Gen. (U.S. Army ret.) Bob Drolet (left), president of the Alabama Association of the U.S. Army and chairman of the Veterans Day Committee in Huntsville/City of Madison, waves to Veterans Day parade participants along with Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

  • Child care expansion topic of town hall

    Nov 14, 2008

    A recent Fort Riley town hall meeting focused its efforts on educating Soldiers, Family members, civic and community leaders on what the post is doing to expand its child care services. In addition, leaders from the Central Flint Hills Region discussed their plans to provide more services and accommodate additional Soldiers, their Families and DA civilians coming to Fort Riley as a continuing part of the Fort Riley expansion.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    Slideshow of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody's change of command ceremony conducted at the Fort Belvoir, Va., parade field, Nov. 14. Gen. Benjamin Griffin retired from the Army during the ceremony.

  • Extreme Makeover surprises Fort Riley Family

    Nov 14, 2008

    Extreme Makeover, Home Edition picked a Fort Riley, Kan. family, the Tutwilers, to have their home rebuilt. Spc. Tutwiler was severely injured while in Iraq, his spouse had cancer and their home in located in Chapman, Kan. was hit by a tornado after he returned from Iraq.

  • Family Readiness Group prepares single Soldier barracks for the brigade's return

    Nov 14, 2008

    Fort Riley Family Readiness Group volunteers prepare single Soldier barracks with welcome home signs. The 1st ID Combat Aviation Brigade has begun it's redeployment phase from Iraq to Fort Riley, Kan.

  • First female general

    Nov 14, 2008

    Gen. Dunwoody is promoted to Four-Star General in a ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • First female four-star in U.S. history takes command of AMC

    Nov 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- In this world it is hard enough to make history once, but Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody has done it twice in one day.

  • West Point WTU Soldiers meet Giants

    Nov 14, 2008

    West Point WTU Soldiers meet Giants photo and caption

  • 2008 America Recycles Day Message

    Nov 14, 2008

    2008 America Recycles Day Message

  • Fort McCoy FRG helps deployed Soldiers focus on military mission

    Nov 14, 2008

    The Family Readiness Group (FRG) at Fort McCoy is in place and functioning so deployed Soldiers can focus on their military mission.

  • Army promotes first woman to four-star general

    Nov 14, 2008

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody became the first female four-star general in the U.S. armed forces at a promotion ceremony Friday morning in the Pentagon.

  • Run 4 U.S. supports wounded warriors

    Nov 14, 2008

    Run 4 US Supports Wounded Warriors in Fort Carson

  • Fort McCoy Child Development Center construction under way

    Nov 14, 2008

    Child Development Center Construction

  • First female four-star promoted

    Nov 14, 2008

    Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. pins the fourth star on Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Nov. 14,2008. Casey is assisted by Dunwoody's husband, Craig Brotchie.

  • Fort Lewis cooks find recipe for success

    Nov 14, 2008

    Hard work, professionalism and dedication have paid off for a Fort Lewis team of cooks from 402nd Brigade Support Battalion. They comprise one of three teams that won the Philip A. Connelly competition in the field kitchen category at Forces Command, and they will compete Dec. 3 at the Department of Army level.

  • 4th Inf. Div.'s 'Outlaws' remain Army Strong

    Nov 14, 2008

  • Units' return makes holiday extra special

    Nov 14, 2008

    Veterans Day weekend had a more special meaning for the loved ones involved Nov. 7 at Sheridan Sports and Fitness Center as about 140 Soldiers from 514th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance) and 547th Medical Company (Area Support) returned home.

  • Local students show Veterans Day spirit to Fort Lewis Soldiers

    Nov 14, 2008

    Woodbrook Middle School, in Lakewood, Wash., celebrated a day early with a Veterans Day Assembly, Monday that included a guest speaker and color guard from Fort Lewis. Many of the school's students are children of Soldiers. They took a personal interest in celebrating the contributions of veterans.

  • Outgoing general: FCS success credit to evaluators

    Nov 14, 2008

    The Army Evaluation Task Force at Fort Bliss, Texas, is "making Future Combat Systems happen," said the outgoing FCS program manager.

  • Ironhorse medic provides much more than 'relief to the wounded'

    Nov 14, 2008

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Since the latter half of the 19th century, the International Red Cross has existed under various names and titles, names as broad as "International Committee for Relief to the Wounded."

  • Fort Lewis provides advice for future careers

    Nov 14, 2008

    Fort Lewis employment services explain how early job experiences can be leveraged into higher paying careers.

  • City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony

    Nov 14, 2008

    City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony. Master of Ceremonies the Honorable James A. Balcer, Alderman - 11th Ward; Remarks by the Honorable Pat Quinn, Lt. Governor, State of Illinois; Keynote Address by Colonel Roger H. C. Dolan, U.S. Army (Ret.) Vietnam Veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient; attended by Maj. Gen. Dennis Celletti, Deputy Adjutant General Army for the state of Illinois; Colonel Vincent Quarles, Commander, Chicago District, Army Corps of Engineers; Color Guard provided by the Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion; the 85th Army Band; Alison Ruble, USO sings National Anthem and God Bless America; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for "The Winds and Words of War" library exhibit.

  • Commentary: Fort Lewis mom chalks it up to lessons learned

    Nov 14, 2008

    Fort Lewis Army Wife Michelle Cuthrell is the author of Aca,!A"Behind the Blue-Star Banner: A Memoir from the Home Front." She is a regular contributor to Fort LewisAca,!a,,c Northwest Guardian.

  • Support network available to help Fort Lewis families cope with suicide

    Nov 14, 2008

    Those who have lost loved ones to suicide need support, information and healing. They can find those tools for coping with loss Nov. 22 at National Survivors of Suicide Day.

  • Fort Lewis to be pilot site for pre-kindergarten program

    Nov 14, 2008

    Helping the children of Army families deal with the unique challenges they face in their schooling is always a priority for Fort Lewis leaders. That is true, even for the youngest of students. Fort Lewis is one of eight Army installations selected to test a new pre-kindergarten program called Strong Beginnings, which will start Jan. 5.

  • Fort Lewis helped Casey, Army find balance

    Nov 14, 2008

    Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey discusses how visits with I CorpsAca,!a,,c Soldiers helped develop his goals for the Army.

  • I Corps gets 'rave reviews' from Chief of Staff for training performance

    Nov 14, 2008

    I Corps received an enthusiastic thumbs-up last weekend from the highest level of the Army hierarchy. Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. praised the performance of the I Corps headquarters during its recent two-week mission readiness exercise.

  • Army astronaut blasts off for space station

    Nov 14, 2008

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

  • VCSA speech at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command Annual Leadership Training Conference

    Nov 14, 2008

    VCSA speech at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command Annual Leadership Training Conference on 27 October 2008.

  • Address to Alvin Bernstein Lecture Series - Johns Hopkins University

    Nov 14, 2008

    VCSA speech to during the Alvin Bernstein Lecture Series at Johns Hopkins University on 6 November 2008

  • Cross Service Coordination: Navy offers Safe Harbor to wounded sailors

    Nov 14, 2008

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are fought in deserts and mountains far removed from the oceansAca,!a,,c blue waters. But U.S. Navy sailors are increasingly seeing desert and mountain combat as they augment the units of traditional foot soldiers and medics.

  • Top performers to release second CD for troops

    Nov 14, 2008

    Some of the music industry's hottest singers and bands are set to release a free CD of their top hits for servicemembers and their families for the second year in a row on Nov. 25.

  • First foreign-military spouses graduate from Fort Bliss SLDC course

    Nov 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy recently held a graduation ceremony for the Senior Spouse Leadership Development Course that included for the first time, spouses of international students attending the Sergeants Majors Course Class 59.

  • Warrior, Family Support Center gets upgrade in San Antonio

    Nov 14, 2008

    A new $4 million, 12,000-square-foot Warrior and Family Support Center is slated to open Dec. 1, boasting its own dining room plus a great room, a classroom, a video game room and, overall, just a lot more room.

  • Gen. Peter Chiarelli at Ground Zero, NYC

    Nov 14, 2008

    GEN Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, speaks to wounded warriors at the World Trade Center ground zero in New York City during the USO/Microsoft Salute To Our Troops weekend on 8 November 2008. Twenty-five wounded warriors and their families were presented with a flag which had been flown over the ground zero site.

  • Healing environment for Wounded Warriors

    Nov 14, 2008

    If youAca,!a,,cre a wounded Soldier, Redstone Arsenal is a great place to mend. Far from the battlefield and away from large units of Soldiers preparing for deployment, Redstone has established itself Aca,!" through its Fox Army Health Center Warrior Transition Unit and Community Based Warrior Transition Unit Aca,!" as an ideal healing environment for Soldiers with physical and psychological injuries or illnesses. Aca,!A"Their job when they get here is to get better,Aca,!A? said Dr. (Maj.) Mike Madkins, who oversees the medical care for the Fox WTU Soldiers. Aca,!A"We ask them a lot of questions about things that could impact their healing. Hopefully, we will create an environment for them where they will heal and focus on their mission to return to their unit. Everything weAca,!a,,cre doing is focused toward their healing.Aca,!A?

  • WTU case manager enjoys helping

    Nov 14, 2008

    Fort Leavenworth WTU healer

  • Aircraft survivability equipment saving lives in war

    Nov 14, 2008

    Army aviation is predicated on close air support, short-range transportation, surveillance and search and rescue. The term Aca,!A"defenseAca,!A? plays little part in aviation doctrine with the exception of defending ground forces. However, itAca,!a,,cs the defensive systems located within fixed and rotary winged aircraft that allow its crews to accomplish their primary mission while operating in a combat zone. In boxing even the most explosive puncher has to be leery of a cunning fighter who can attack with just the right amount of finesse to render them unconscious. This is the same theory behind the threats that Army aviators are faced with in the ongoing Global War on Terror. With Man Portable Air Defense Systems serving as a prime threat to U.S. aircraft, it is vital that the aviation community is provided with technology that will keep them one-step ahead of a cunning enemy.

  • Aircraft survivability equipment saving lives in war

    Nov 14, 2008

    Army aviation is predicated on close air support, short-range transportation, surveillance and search and rescue. The term Aca,!A"defenseAca,!A? plays little part in aviation doctrine with the exception of defending ground forces. However, itAca,!a,,cs the defensive systems located within fixed and rotary winged aircraft that allow its crews to accomplish their primary mission while operating in a combat zone. In boxing even the most explosive puncher has to be leery of a cunning fighter who can attack with just the right amount of finesse to render them unconscious. This is the same theory behind the threats that Army aviators are faced with in the ongoing Global War on Terror. With Man Portable Air Defense Systems serving as a prime threat to U.S. aircraft, it is vital that the aviation community is provided with technology that will keep them one-step ahead of a cunning enemy.

  • Soldier inspires others to heal

    Nov 14, 2008

    WASHINGTON - When you ask Staff Sgt. Brian Schar how he lost his legs, he deadpans, "shark attack." His Able Troop squad leader, Staff Sgt. Christopher Howell, nods solemnly in agreement but starts to crack into laughter as Schar tries to detail the attack, giving the joke away.

  • Dail urges logisticians to 'keep troops foremost in your minds'

    Nov 14, 2008

    The outgoing director of the Defense Logistics Agency here urged military logisticians to always keep the troops foremost in their minds.

  • ATF Breaks Ground for Explosives Training Site

    Nov 14, 2008

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives held its National Center for Explosives Training and Research facility Aca,!EoegroundboomingAca,!a,,c Thursday, fully living up to the term. ATFAca,!a,,cs facility will be a state-of-the-art facility, fully integrating its explosives-training, research, and information-sharing activities. This additional range and classroom space will enable ATF to meet increasing demands from federal, state, local and international partners for its advanced post-blast and other explosives-training classes.

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