Archive: Nov 2008

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  • We are called to support the commander in chief

    Nov 14, 2008

    In this time of change for the U.S., post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Benson counsels all citizens Aca,!" particularly Redstone Arsenal Soldiers and civilians Aca,!" to put their differences aside and pull together to serve their nation and its new president. Speaking to a small gathering at the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs first quarterly prayer breakfast at the Officers and Civilians Club on Nov. 5, the morning after the presidential election, Benson said all Christians are called to Aca,!A"serve their country and their commander in chief.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"YouAca,!a,,cre all called by the Lord to serve this country. Do so. But also take it to Him in prayer,Aca,!A? Benson said. Aca,!A"We have an enormous challenge in front of us. We are called to support the commander in chief in his mission for our country. Back it, support it, make it work. We are a wonderful, wonderful country. We really are the land of freedom.Aca,!A? Benson said there is no other nation on Earth where a descendent of a once enslaved people can rise in freedom to achieve its highest office.

  • We are called to support the commander in chief

    Nov 14, 2008

    In this time of change for the U.S., post Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Benson counsels all citizens Aca,!" particularly Redstone Arsenal Soldiers and civilians Aca,!" to put their differences aside and pull together to serve their nation and its new president. Speaking to a small gathering at the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs first quarterly prayer breakfast at the Officers and Civilians Club on Nov. 5, the morning after the presidential election, Benson said all Christians are called to Aca,!A"serve their country and their commander in chief.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"YouAca,!a,,cre all called by the Lord to serve this country. Do so. But also take it to Him in prayer,Aca,!A? Benson said. Aca,!A"We have an enormous challenge in front of us. We are called to support the commander in chief in his mission for our country. Back it, support it, make it work. We are a wonderful, wonderful country. We really are the land of freedom.Aca,!A? Benson said there is no other nation on Earth where a descendent of a once enslaved people can rise in freedom to achieve its highest office.

  • First lady

    Nov 14, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Dunwoody is the first female Four Star General in the U.S. Army.

  • Shuttle Endeavor

    Nov 14, 2008

    Lt. Col. Shane Kimbrough prepares for launch time.

  • Wounded warriors praise WTU assistance

    Nov 14, 2008

    Ft Leavenworth WTU

  • Army CSMs tour of Lake City ammo plant

    Nov 14, 2008

    Some of the Army's most senior leaders toured an ammunition facility that plays a major role in making all service members safe.

  • Volunteers in Europe help wounded warriors

    Nov 14, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES AIR BASE, Belgium -- During Warrior Care Month, the U.S. Army Garrison Benelux Soldier and Family Assistance Center is educating military families on the local resources available to support warriors, but it is also introducing some volunteer programs within Belgium and the Netherlands.

  • Warm Welcome for Landstuhl Air Ambulance Unit

    Nov 14, 2008

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany Aca,!" Chief Warrant Officer 2 Derek Joshua reunites with his family Nov. 2 after a deployment to Iraq. The reunion consisted of 125 Soldiers from Company C of the 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, an air ambulance company that successfully completed its 15-month deployment flying helicopter medical evacuation missions in Iraq. (U.S. Army Photo/Michelle Barrera)

  • When a crisis hits, USAG Schinnen is ready

    Nov 14, 2008

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- The phones in the military police station begin to ring and finally a radio cracks to confirm that a fire has been discovered. Sgt. Charlie Cook, an MP on U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, filters the racket of phones and radios, summons the garrison's life line with the host nation and in minutes Dutch fire fighters are ready to attack the blaze and medical help is on the way.

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

    Nov 14, 2008

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

  • Honoring Host Nation Neighbors on 90th Anniversary of Armistice Day

    Nov 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux provides oversight to three additional garrisons in Belgium and the Netherlands who support NATO operations worldwide. In its continued commitment to its host nation communities, each garrison participated Armistice Day celebrations throughout the two countries.

  • Wounded warriors join worldwide gaming event at USO Warrior Center

    Nov 14, 2008

    On Nov. 11, 2008, the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany hosted a video game competition which pitted servicemembers from around the world, as well as a few Tampa Bay Buccaneers players, against each other.

  • U.S. Signal Soldiers join German servicemembers on march toward armed forces proficiency badge

    Nov 14, 2008

    NIEDERMOHR, Germany (Nov. 13, 2008) -- Leaves crunched underfoot as a group of German and American Soldiers took off with 25-pound rucksacks strapped to their backs under an overcast German sky. Twelve Soldiers from 5th Signal CommandAca,!a,,cs 43rd Signal Battalion and members of the German air defense unit Polycone, based in Bann, Germany, marched together Nov. 6 toward earning the Abzeichen fAfA1/4r Leistungen im Truppendienst -- the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency.

  • 18th Engineer Brigade assumes mission in Kirkuk region

    Nov 14, 2008

    KIRKUK, Iraq (Nov. 13, 2008) -- The 18th Engineer Brigade officially assumed responsibility for missions in the Kirkuk region when its leaders uncased the brigade colors here Nov. 6. The engineers are responsible for Iraqi engineer partnership, as well as route clearance and construction projects in northern Iraq. The unfurling was part of a traditional ceremony at Forward Operating Base Warrior that passed the Kirkuk area of responsibility from the 1st brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division to the 18th. During the event Col. Matthew Russell, the 18th's commander, and brigade senior noncommissioned officer Command Sgt. Maj. David Clark uncased their unit's standard.

  • Study certifies Heidelberg, Stuttgart and Mannheim health care facilities among the best

    Nov 14, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Nov. 13, 2008) -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Aca,!" Heidelberg successfully completed its Joint Commission survey as an ambulatory care center Nov. 5 at Nachrichten Kaserne here. The Joint Commission surveys approximately 15,000 health care organizations worldwide and grants accreditation to organizations that demonstrate a strong commitment to providing safe, high-quality health care and continually work to improve that care, according to the commissionAca,!a,,cs Web site.

  • New Family Readiness Center opens at USAG Humphreys

    Nov 14, 2008

    Family members at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, Korea got an early Christmas present when the garrison opened its first Family Readiness Center on Nov. 7. Led by garrison commander Col. John E. Dumoulin and Command Sgt. Maj. Jason K. Kim, a group of Family Members cut the ribbon and officially opened the newest facility to support the military community and families in Korea.

  • U.S. and ROK troops link up in battlefield training

    Nov 13, 2008

    About 100 American and Republic of Korea Soldiers worked side-by-side during Operation Iron Door, a two-day field training exercise here Nov. 5 and 6.

  • Old cigar, NASA hard hat among keepsakes

    Nov 13, 2008

    A 1960 Aca,!A"Hav-A-TampaAca,!A? cigar, a New Testament Bible, a few old government badges and a well-worn NASA hard hat are reminders to Tom Phillips of how far he has come in his Army civilian career since the early days of the German rocket team at Redstone Arsenal. This engineer, now 75 years young, is still very much part of the military/civilian community of Redstone Arsenal, working as a technical monitor/team leader for the Small Business Innovation Research Program managed through the Weapons Sciences Directorate of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. But 51 years ago, as a young Soldier and industrial engineer, Phillips wasnAca,!a,,ct sure he would like an assignment that took him to a place he didnAca,!a,,ct even know was on the map. Through a library search, Phillips discovered that Huntsville was a city of 15,000, was known for its cotton textile mills, and shoe and Martin Stove manufacturing, and was the new home of Dr. Wernher von Braun and his missile team.

  • Old Cigar, NASA Hard Hat Among Keepsakes

    Nov 13, 2008

    A 1960 Aca,!A"Hav-A-TampaAca,!A? cigar, a New Testament Bible, a few old government badges and a well-worn NASA hard hat are reminders to Tom Phillips of how far he has come in his Army civilian career since the early days of the German rocket team at Redstone Arsenal. This engineer, now 75 years young, is still very much part of the military/civilian community of Redstone Arsenal, working as a technical monitor/team leader for the Small Business Innovation Research Program managed through the Weapons Sciences Directorate of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. But 51 years ago, as a young Soldier and industrial engineer, Phillips wasnAca,!a,,ct sure he would like an assignment that took him to a place he didnAca,!a,,ct even know was on the map. Through a library search, Phillips discovered that Huntsville was a city of 15,000, was known for its cotton textile mills, and shoe and Martin Stove manufacturing, and was the new home of Dr. Wernher von Braun and his missile team.

  • Voting deadline nears to determine 'Rising Star' winner

    Nov 13, 2008

    Online voting for the Military Vocalist of the Year in the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation-sponsored Aca,!A"Operation Rising StarAca,!A? Contest will be open until 10 a.m. Friday at OpRisingStar.com

  • 300th tower deploys to save lives

    Nov 13, 2008

    In 2003 Raytheon officials approached then Maj. Gen. John Urias with an idea to boost surveillance for troops in Iraq. Urias, who was both the program executive officer for air, space and missile defense and the deputy commander for the Space and Missile Defense Command, liked the concept and forwarded it up the chain to then Army vice chief of staff Gen. Jack Keane. The idea of persistent surveillance capability appealed to Keane, too. Aca,!A"His rationale was, Aca,!EoeIf it saves one life, itAca,!a,,cs worth it,Aca,!a,,cAca,!A? Urias recalled. The Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment tower was born. On Thursday, the Army and Raytheon celebrated the 300th RAID tower to be delivered to theater. The surveillance system helps protect troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • 82nd Abn. Paratroopers test fire new weapons

    Nov 13, 2008

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division test fire and critque new weapons systems at a range that Program Executive Office Soldier provided the weapons for.

  • ARSOUTH, CENTAM Working Together for the Americas

    Nov 13, 2008

    Senior army leaders representing five countries spent a week Aca,!A"Trabajando juntos para las AmAfAricas,Aca,!A? or Aca,!A"Working together for the Americas,Aca,!A? during the Central American Army Leaders Conference at the U.S. Army South headquarters here from Nov. 2-6.

  • Royal Hospital Chelsea pensioners visit Pentagon

    Nov 13, 2008

    Five British soldier pensioners from the Royal Hospital Chelsea in England paid a visit to the Pentagon Wednesday to listen to how the U.S. Army is handling the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan, and heard insights from the Sergeant Major of the Army as well as what his job encompasses.

  • U.S. Army Extends "Army Strong" Campaign with New Advertising

    Nov 13, 2008

    The United States Army extended its Aca,!A"Army StrongAca,!A? campaign with four new national advertising spots that started rolling out on Veterans Day Nov. 11. The new advertising will further define the unique personal development opportunities gained from serving our Nation as a Soldier under the Aca,!A"Strength Like No OtherAca,!A? theme.

  • Renovated range on target for better training

    Nov 13, 2008

    Adding realism to training may increase learning, but the condition at the Fort McPherson firing range probably wasnAca,!a,,ct what the Army had in mind for realistic training environments. Aca,!A"All it needed was a few burned out cars and Soldiers training for Iraq would have thought they were in downtown Baghdad,Aca,!A? said Howard Mullen, chief of training in the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS). Due to a lack of maintenance and funds, the range had deteriorated. Ivy covered the fences, paint was peeling off the walls, metal structures were rusting and targets were shot up to kingdom come. Aca,!A"It was in deplorable condition,Aca,!A? Mullen reiterated. Aca,!A"I wanted it to meet the standards for qualification and provide a nice working environment.Aca,!A? Now, thanks to the hard work of Mullen and several other post employees, that desire has become a reality.

  • Gillem Gallop draws 153 participants to 5K

    Nov 13, 2008

    More than 150 people ran in the 5K Gillem Gallup Nov. 7,2008, beginning and ending at Stephen's Lake at Fort Gillem. The run was organized in honor of Fort GillemAca,!a,,cs 67th birthday

  • Army Experience Center opens its doors to educators

    Nov 13, 2008

    The Army Experience Center hosted its first EducatorAca,!a,,cs Symposium Oct. 29, providing Philadelphia-area principals, superintendents, school counselors and teachers the opportunity to learn about the many ways in which the U.S. Army is committed to education.

  • Recycling: Army goes green on post

    Nov 13, 2008

    Although the Army phased out the battle dress uniform in 2007, the Army is still going Aca,!A"green.Aca,!A? Like most Americans, on Saturday the Army will be celebrating America Recycles Day, a day instituted by the National Recycling Coalition to encourage recycling.

  • Eat up 'big bellies' are good for environment

    Nov 13, 2008

    Unlike many people watching their weight, the environmental agency on Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, Ga. are opting for Aca,!A"big bellies.Aca,!A? To help reduce trash heading to landfills, the Fort Gillem Environmental Office staff is placing the big belly solar trash cans on Fort McPherson, said Fred Jordan, environmental protection specialist, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Environmental Office.

  • Make sure your voice is heard

    Nov 13, 2008

    For the past 25 years, the needs of our Army Family have remained front and center in the hearts and minds of Army leaders worldwide and will remain in the forefront with the continued success of the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference Aca,!" success that can only be accomplished with your assistance.

  • Army looks to new technology for possible follow-on to M-4

    Nov 13, 2008

    Army and industry leaders gathered Thursday to exchange information about the latest advances in small-arms technology and to look for a weapon that could be a follow-on to the M-4 carbine.

  • USARCENT celebrates 90 years with week-long sporting events, ball

    Nov 13, 2008

    Aca,!A"We talk about our lineage and honors Aca,!A| battle streamers from Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe, and realize that these men were there. These men earned those streamers. It is upon their shoulders we built our Army. They are AmericaAca,!a,,cs greatest generation and theyAca,!a,,cve helped our Soldiers to become AmericaAca,!a,,cs newest greatest generation.Aca,!A? Lt. Gen. James Lovelace, commander, U.S. Army Central (), spoke those words the evening of Nov. 8 during USARCENTAca,!a,,cs anniversary ball as he honored two World War II veterans, Dalton Mathis and George Kottwitz.

  • Veterans honored in local parade

    Nov 13, 2008

    Col. Deborah B. Grays, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, Ga., Maj. Gen. Larry H. Ross, assistant adjutant general for the Defense Support of Civil Authorities Office and Sen. Valencia Seay, state senator, were among the numerous guests present at the the Veteran's Day parade held on Nov. 8, 2008 in Riverdale, Ga.

  • Two planes, eight guns, and lots of Aca,!A"Zeros.Aca,!A?

    Nov 13, 2008

    When the Japanese launched a sneak attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, Army aviators were among the first to respond and engage the enemy in combat marking our nation's entry into WWII.

  • Sexual assault prevention

    Nov 13, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks out against sexual assault.

  • November is Warrior Care Month

    Nov 13, 2008

    Ft Meade and Warrior Care Month

  • Fort Meade Transition unit gives future, hope to injured soldiers

    Nov 13, 2008

    Baltimore Examiner article on the Fort Meade WTU

  • Fort Meade Transition unit helps some change from military to civilian life

    Nov 13, 2008

    Article on Fort Meade WTU by Capitol Gazette

  • Evans Army Community Hospital receives Joint Commission seal of approval

    Nov 13, 2008

    Evans Army Community Hospital was certified by The Joint Commission.

  • Last known WWI vet celebrates Veterans Day

    Nov 13, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Richard J. Rowe Jr. greets America's only known surviving World War I veteran, Frank Buckles, 107, at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11. Rowe, who spoke at the gathering, spoke with Buckles and, with other well-wishers thanked him for his service and wished him full recovery from a recent bout with pneumonia. The Charles Town, W.Va., native entered the Army at age 16 and rose to the rank of corporal.

  • Bikers collect toys for Fort Carson Santa's Workshop

    Nov 13, 2008

    Local bikers collect toys for Fort Carson's Santa's Workshop. Toys are made available to Soldiers who may not be able to otherwise afford the presents for their children at Christmas.

  • Military commemorative stone dedicated in Moline, Ill.

    Nov 13, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Robert M. Radin, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, capped off a busy, blustery Veterans Day by dedicating MolineAca,!a,,cs new Military Commemorative Stone at Browning Park.

  • Community rallies behind deployed Soldiers

    Nov 13, 2008

    Christmas for Our Troops, a local charity, prepared Christmas gift boxes for deployed Fort Carson Soldiers.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges all to walk for fitness

    Nov 13, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general challenges the local community to walk for fitness

  • Fort Sill WTU case managers make the healing happen

    Nov 13, 2008

    Feature article on the case managers at Fort Sill's WTU

  • Fort Carson DENTAC Soldier receives Soldier's Medal

    Nov 13, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jamie West, Fort Carson Larson Dental Clinic noncommissioned officer in charge, was recognized for rescuing three children from falling in an ice pond and pulling one of them out Feb. 23.

  • Fort Sill's Fitness Center under renovation

    Nov 13, 2008

    Fort Sill's Rinehart Fitness Center is getting a complete overhaul.

  • Fort Carson AFAP decides issues

    Nov 13, 2008

    Fort Carson, Colo., held its annual Army Family Action Plan conference Nov. 6-7, 2008.

  • Fort Sill's RACH recruiting physicians

    Nov 13, 2008

    Fort Sill's hospital is slowly winning the physician recruiting battle.

  • Walter Reed inspires hospital administrator to rejoin Army

    Nov 13, 2008

    A former Soldier and hospital administrator from Texas watched the unfolding news reports about Soldiers and Walter Reed Army Medical Center here last year with excitement and optimism.

  • Polish commander awards ASC officer in Afghanistan

    Nov 13, 2008

    An Army Sustainment Command officer working at Ghazni, Afghanistan received recognition from a Polish general for his efforts as an Army Materiel Command LOGCAP support officer to the Polish Military Contingent and Polish Battle Group in a recent ceremony.

  • Anbiya assumes responsibility of IMCOM-Europe

    Nov 13, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Installation Management Command-EuropeAca,!a,,cs new command sergeant major assumed the responsibilities of her office here Nov. 13.

  • West Point AEC offers opportunities for Soldiers and civilians

    Nov 13, 2008

    AEC offers opportunities for Soldiers and civilians story and photos

  • Wounded Soldiers recuperate at West Point's WTU

    Nov 13, 2008

    Specialist Ian Gillis thought the truck carrying him through a portion of Afghanistan fell into a ditch. No tumble into a ditch had ever "crushed (him) under like a soda can," he said, but he had gone into shock and was not entirely sure what was going on. When he tried to stand up, he thought his left leg was broken at least in three places. He could hardly breathe, and he was in the worst pain he could have imagined. He later learned the truck hit an antitank mine.

  • Wounded Warriors Pay It Forward

    Nov 13, 2008

    Pay it back or pay it forward, whatever term is used it means the same and to a group of wounded warriors and Family members from the Warrior and Family Support Center, it was time to pay back for all the community has given for their support.

  • Veterans Day Ceremony Honors Service Members Past, Present

    Nov 13, 2008

    San Antonians paid tribute to all of those who have served and those who are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces during a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

  • West Point wounded warriors give advice to cadets

    Nov 13, 2008

    The best thing Spc. Ian Gillis' commander ever did for him was tell him he was proud of him and make time for the other Soldiers in his unit to call him at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from Afghanistan.

  • Partnership against suicides

    Nov 13, 2008

    Army partners with National Institute for Mental Health.

  • Fort Sam Remembers 30th Anniversary Of WAC Disestablishment

    Nov 13, 2008

    It has been 30 years since the WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps was disestablished on Oct. 20, 1978. The WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps was the womenAca,!a,,cs branch of the U.S. Army. Over 150,000 American women, between the ages of 21 and 45, served in the WAC during World War II. Members of the WAC were the first women other than nurses to serve within the ranks of the Army.

  • Carson Country

    Nov 13, 2008

    The U.S. Corps of Engineers are improving installations Army-wide with green construction. Look at Fort Carson's rapid expansion.

  • High school students mentor military children

    Nov 13, 2008

    High school students mentor military children - story and photo about MCEC meeting at West Point

  • Building teams, solving problems

    Nov 13, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy -- To gauge the emphasis that the Army Family Covenant puts on supporting the families of Soldiers, just take a look at what's happening here.

  • Veterans Affairs Secretary, Dr. James B. Peake

    Nov 13, 2008

    Veterans Affairs Secretary, Dr. James B. Peake

  • Allied Strike II training

    Nov 13, 2008

    Spc. Nicholas Ranstad, right, leads a fire team of Air Force joint terminal air controllers in search of a high-value target during an exercise in support of Allied Strike II at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, Germany, Nov. 6, 2008. Allied Strike II is a combine U.S. and coalition forces exercise that trains joint terminal attack control members in preparation for deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Schinnen Commander Speaks at Margraten Veterans Day

    Nov 13, 2008

    VeteranAca,!a,,cs Day at the American Military Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, dawned with howling winds and driving rain, but the clouds parted just in time for a ceremony at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, commemorating the precise moment in history when the armistice was signed ending World War I.

  • Stuttgart exercise puts anti-terrorism plan to test

    Nov 13, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" A C-17 Globemaster with 31 Department of Defense civilians and servicemembers taxis down the runway at the Stuttgart Army Airfield and comes to a stop.

  • Hohenfels 'makes a difference'

    Nov 13, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" Volunteers at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels rolled up their sleeves and made numerous donations for wounded warriors here and a nearby childrenAca,!a,,cs home in Parsberg, joining together with millions of volunteers across the United States during the 18th annual Make a Difference Day.

  • Military Service Members Recognized at Chicago Bears Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

    Soldiers and Military service members were recognized during the Chicago Bears Veterans Day game at Soldier Field November 9, 2008.

  • Soldier Recognized During the Chicago Bulls Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

  • Northwestern University Celebrates Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2008

    In honor of Veterans Day, Northwestern University recognized local Soldiers during a football game in Evanston, Ill. November 8, 2008.

  • Vice president thanks veterans at Arlington service

    Nov 12, 2008

    Vice President Dick Cheney spoke to hundreds at the 55th annual Arlington National Cemetery VeteranAca,!a,,cs Day observance, praising the courage and valor of American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen.

  • Help now available for foreclosed renters: DoD authorizes funding for local moves when landlords for

    Nov 12, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Miami has implemented guidelines to help servicemembers of United States Southern Command and Special Operations Command South who are facing eviction due to the foreclosure of their rental property

  • Run 4 U.S. supports wounded warriors

    Nov 12, 2008

    Two non-profit organizations in the Colorado Springs area held a run over the Veterans Day holiday weekend to help provide support to wounded warriors.

  • World Affairs Council members 'fly-in' for inside look at Army

    Nov 12, 2008

    "It's very hard as a citizen, watching the news, to get an appreciation for what's really happening on the ground (in Iraq)," said retired Army Col. Marc Hildebrand, following a briefing on the conditions in Baghdad from Col. J.B. Burton, Deputy Undersecretary of the Army executive officer and recent brigade commander in Iraq.

  • First female four-star general promoted Friday

    Nov 12, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody became the first female four-star general in U.S. military history in a Pentagon ceremony and later assumed command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command from outgoing commander, Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin at Fort Belvoir Friday.

  • History Comes Alive at Fort Lee

    Nov 12, 2008

    History came alive at Aca,!A"The 90th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War IAca,!A? event Nov. 11 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Military encouraged to 'kick butt' in Great American Smokeout

    Nov 12, 2008

    The Department of Defense and TRICARE are encouraging military servicemembers and their families to take part in the annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 20.

  • Former WACs remember women's Army

    Nov 12, 2008

    Gen. Douglas MacArthur called them Aca,!Eoemy best Soldiers,Aca,!a,,c during World War II, saying that the women serving in the WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps worked harder, complained less and were better disciplined then many of his male Soldiers.

  • An American cemetery in France

    Nov 12, 2008

    Take a look at the largest American cemetery overseas.

  • Wounded Warriors Moved to the "Head of the Line" Thanks to Interagency Effort

    Nov 12, 2008

    VA receives award for wounded warrior collaboration

  • Weapons Qualification

    Nov 12, 2008

    US Army Sustainment Command Soldiers take aim during M9 Pistol qualification at Klaes-Tralau Memorial Range near Shaffton, Iowa, about 20 miles north east of Rock Island Arsenal Nov. 7. Soldiers of ASC manned the range during the week to support the commandAca,!a,,cs training requirements on the M9 Pistol and the M16A2 Rifle.

  • 43rd Signal Battalion Soldiers ruckmarch with German counterparts toward receiving the German Profic

    Nov 12, 2008

    NIEDERMOHR, Germany (November 6, 2008) Aca,!" Leaves crunched underfoot as a group of German and American Soldiers took off with 25-pound rucksacks strapped to their back under an overcast German sky.

  • Thirty-three Picatinny employees receive Army Research and Development Achievement Awards

    Nov 12, 2008

    Thomas H. Killion, deputy assistant secretary of the Army, announced Oct. 27 that 33 Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employees are winners of the 2008 Army Research and Development Achievement Awards. The RDA award is the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top award for research and development. In all the Army recognized 39 projects, eight of which were designed by the ARDEC employees.

  • Rock Island Arsenal farewell's 41 Citizen-Soldiers

    Nov 12, 2008

    Forty-one Citizen-Soldiers from the Multi-Functional Command departed from Rock Island Arsenal to support the US Army Sustainment Command in Southwest Asia Nov. 7. Soldiers and civilians lined the streets of Rock Island Arsenal to bid farewell to the US Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Care for wounded extends beyond the physical

    Nov 12, 2008

    FT Hood SFAC helps warriors in transition

  • Shoppers get head start on holidays with Fort Bliss bazaar

    Nov 12, 2008

    A line of shoppers formed at the doors of Stout Physical Fitness Center Saturday morning, waiting for the start of the Fort Bliss Noncommissioned Officers WivesAca,!a,,c Club Holiday Bazaar.

  • Fort Bliss' Hallelujah Festival offers families a Halloween alternative

    Nov 12, 2008

    For 22 years, the Fort Bliss chapel community has offered area residents the chance to glorify God with the Hallelujah Festival, an event organizers call a Christian alternative to Halloween.

  • Warrior Transition Unit Resident Cadre Training

    Nov 12, 2008

    First WTU cadre resident course

  • Warrior recovers, career continues

    Nov 12, 2008

    SPC Sean Gaines soldiers on at Ft Campbel

  • American Red Cross Launches Certified Nurse Assistant Program at LRMC

    Nov 12, 2008

    Landstuhl Certified Nurse Assistant program helps patients

  • DOD senior leaders Veterans Day activities

    Nov 12, 2008

    Senior Army leaders spent Veterans Day paying tribute to Veterans at Arlington National Cemetery as well as military hospitals around Washington D.C.

  • Kaiserslautern celebrates military families

    Nov 12, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" For years, the Department of Defense has been preaching a Aca,!A"purple suitAca,!A? concept in which every U.S. military branch works together to reach a common goal.

  • Spc. Carol Bell, one of 77 servicemembers who took the oath of allegiance and officially became U.S.

    Nov 12, 2008

    Spc. Carol Bell, one of 77 servicemembers who took the oath of allegiance and officially became U.S. citizens while deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Cheney thanks veterans during Arlington event

    Nov 12, 2008

    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. Aca,!" Vice President Richard B. Cheney thanked U.S. veterans of all wars during the annual Veterans Day ceremony here, and said the men and women fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan carry on their legacy of service, bravery and sacrifice.

  • Staying Power: Wounded Soldier advocate finds his calling

    Nov 12, 2008

    MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Doug Miller never really knew what he wanted to do when he grew up Aca,!" that was, until after he retired this year. The 65-year-old combat veteran and former technology businessman finally found his calling, he said, taking care of Army wounded warriors.

  • Operation Sustainer Strong Veterans Day remarks

    Nov 12, 2008

    Speech by Brig Gen Lally in honor of Veterans Day in Iraq.

  • Sustainers conduct mass re-enlistment in honor of Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2008

    This release and attahcments cover the Veterans Day celebration on Joint Base Balad on 11 November 2008. The celebration included reenlistment by over 250 service members from 34 different states across America.

  • Navajo women, servicemembers relate history of female veterans

    Oct 23, 2012

    The Women in Military Service for America Memorial was the site of a joint-services, Veterans Day celebration that featured women from all branches of the military, along with 11 female Navajo veterans.

  • U.S. Forces Korea honors veterans

    Nov 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" About 100 U.S. and Korean dignitaries and community members gathered to honor veterans at the 8th U.S. Army War Memorial Nov. 11.

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