Archive: Dec 2008

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  • Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general

    Dec 15, 2008

    Lieutenant General James H. Pillsbury assumed the duties as the U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Deputy Commanding General on December 8, 2008. Lieutenant General Pillsbury is also serving as the Executive Director for Conventional Ammunition.

  • Fort Bliss Soldiers share experiences with students

    Dec 15, 2008

    Eight Soldiers assigned to William Beaumont Army Medical Center shared their military experiences and a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 20 with students from La Union Elementary School.

  • El Paso mayor impresses attendees at Fort Bliss prayer luncheon

    Dec 15, 2008

    The 5th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense ArtilleryAca,!a,,cs unit ministry team held a prayer luncheon, which included El Paso Mayor John Cook as a guest, at the LancerAca,!a,,cs Club East.

  • Fort Bliss spouses developed a esprit de spurs on obstacle course

    Dec 15, 2008

    Spouses of 6th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, servicemembers showed up in force to participate in the squadronAca,!a,,cs spur ride at Abernathy Park.

  • Fort Bliss assists with community tree-lighting

    Dec 15, 2008

    A Marine color guard prepares to present the colors for the singing of the national anthem prior to El PasoAca,!a,,cs 73rd annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, held Saturday at the downtown plaza. The event included performances from the 62nd Army BandAca,!a,,cs brass quintet and a speech from Col. Daniel Alvarez, acting deputy commander of the Mobilization and Deployment Brigade.

  • Reserve Soldier saves choking boy

    Dec 15, 2008

    Army Reserve Pfc. Dustin Hayes of the 332nd Medical Brigade was awarded the Army Commendation Medal Nov. 16 for saving the life of 6-year-old Jayden Stine.

  • Fort Bliss Soldiers help doll ladies bring cheer for Christmas

    Dec 15, 2008

    Twenty Soldiers from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, served as escorts and assisted attendees at the 35th annual Doll Ladies Tea Dec. 2nd at the OfficersAca,!a,,c Club. The event honors the tradition of Operation Santa Claus, a program through which toys are collected and repaired and then given to underprivileged children for Christmas.

  • Fort Bliss' pie throwing raises money for families

    Dec 15, 2008

    Taking a cue from one of the most timeless gags in the history of physical comedy, Soldiers from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, threw pies at their senior-enlisted cadre Dec. 2 to raise money for the unitAca,!a,,cs family readiness groups.

  • Fort Bliss holds 'Best in the West' chili cook-off

    Dec 15, 2008

    Six teams of Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery, competed to be named Aca,!A"the Best in the WestAca,!A? at the unitAca,!a,,cs first chili cook-off Dec. 3. The event was coordinated as a fundraiser for the unitAca,!a,,cs family readiness group to support the entire cost of the unit Christmas party so the Soldiers and their family members donAca,!a,,ct have to pay out-of-pocket expenses.

  • New university to take lead in educating Army civilians

    Dec 15, 2008

    The new Army Civilian University is taking its first major step by assuming oversight of the Army Management Staff College at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Local chiropractic college offers service to troops

    Dec 15, 2008

    Active-duty military personnel and their dependents may be eligible to receive free chiropractic care from Palmer Chiropractic Clinics. The services include chiropractic exams, adjustments, radiological imaging, laboratory work and rehabilitation at any of PalmerAca,!a,,cs clinics across the nation.

  • Long Knives aid Iraqi veterinarians

    Dec 15, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Coalition Soldiers are partnering with the Iraqi Department of Veterinary Medicine to improve the Samawa Veterinary Hospital and a nearby slaughterhouse.

  • New T-Log course graduates third class

    Dec 15, 2008

    The Theater Logistics Studies Program, known as T-Log, at Fort Lee, Va., graduated its third group of students Dec. 11, in a small ceremony officiated by Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, deputy chief of staff, G-4.

  • Story time for Staff

    Dec 15, 2008

    Col. Larry Phelps, commander, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), reads "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," to his staff officers at the 13th ESC Holiday Ball in Salado Dec. 13.

  • Wagonmasters talk timing at prayer breakfast

    Dec 15, 2008

    Chicago native Maj. Ken Carlson, chaplain, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), talks to Soldiers Dec. 9 at the Freeman CafAfA Dining Facility during a prayer breakfast hosted by the brigade. Carlson told the Soldiers there was a time for everything, and now was their opportunity to be strengthened together spiritually as an Army family.

  • WHINSEC Board of Visitors provide leadership, legislative updates

    Dec 15, 2008

    The federal oversight committee known as the Board of Visitors for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation met here Dec. 5 to discuss engagement strategies for a new Congress and the way ahead for WHINSEC.

  • Chicago Medal of Honor Committee Launches 2009 Convention

    Dec 15, 2008

  • 3rd Special Forces Group honors 19 with Silver Stars

    Dec 15, 2008

    In one of the largest awards ceremonies since the Vietnam era, the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) awarded 19 Silver Star Medals, two Bronze Star Medals for Valor, two Army Commendation Medals for Valor and four Purple Hearts here at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Dec. 12.

  • Firefighters benefit from training provided by German State of Rheinland-Pfalz

    Dec 15, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Twelve Army firefighters from fire stations in Germersheim, Miesau and Baumholder were among 20 Aca,!A"studentsAca,!A? graduating Dec. 12 in Koblenz for completion of from industrial firefighter (Werkfeuerwehrmann) certification training provided by the State of Rheinland-Pfalz, as additional training beyond their regular personal qualification.

  • Col. Thomas James, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division

    Dec 15, 2008

    Col. Thomas James, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division

  • Soldier stands out among fellow infantrymen

    Dec 15, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq Aca,!" One standout infantryman earned six individual recognitions as 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad, infantry leaders honored Soldiers for their heroism and bravery, Dec. 10, 2008.

  • Bush visits Baghdad, hails passage of agreements, bids farewell to troops

    Dec 15, 2008

    President Bush paid a surprise visit to Iraq yesterday, where he praised lawmakers in Baghdad for passing the Status of Forces Agreement with the United States and offered a farewell message of thanks to U.S. troops serving there.

  • Mail team keeps holiday season morale high in Iraq

    Dec 15, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq Aca,!" A team of certified mail handlers is helping to boost morale for deployed Soldiers by ensuring they receive their holiday care packages from family and friends back home.

  • Fire chief moonlights in National Guard

    Dec 15, 2008

    An 18-year veteran of the New York City Fire Department is achieving another veteran status, this time as a Soldier.

  • Wiesbaden homecomings rekindles memories for NCO from New York

    Dec 15, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Homecomings are a cause for celebration. But as families and friends in the past few weeks have greeted returning members of the 1st Armored Division, which deployed in harmAca,!a,,cs way for more than 14 months in Iraq, one Wiesbaden noncommissioned officer joined in the celebration while remembering those who will never return.

  • IMCOM-Europe, USAREUR honor food services winners

    Dec 15, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top food service Soldiers and dining facilities were honored at the Installation Management Command-Europe and U.S. Army Europe 41st Annual Food Service Awards Ceremony at the Patrick Henry Village Pavilion here, Dec. 11.

  • Fierce battle above Shok Valley earns Silver Stars

    Oct 17, 2011

    There are no roads leading into the Shok Valley. The village, which stands sentinel over the valley, is home to one of the fiercest of the insurgent forces in Afghanistan Aca,!" the Hezeb Islami al Gulbadin, or HIG, and one day in April, coalition forces went where no body had gone bebfore

  • 3 ACR, RHHT Soldier Emphasizes Safety

    Dec 14, 2008

    Spc. Lennard Lebrette, a combat medic with 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Regimental Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, buckles his safety belt inside a Mine Resistant Aambush Protected vehicle at Foward Operating Base Marez, Iraq. "We lost two Soldiers because they failed to buckle up," Lebrette said, cautioning of the dangers of neglecting standing safety precautions, even in heavy armor tactical vehicles.

  • Arctic Wolf Soldiers Honor Fallen Soldiers, Friends

    Dec 14, 2008

    A group of "Arctic Wolves" Soldiers embrace at a memorial for Staff Sgt. Solomon Sam and Sgt. John Savage at Forward Operating Base Marez Dec. 10. Solomon served as a heavy equipment operator and squad leader of 3rd Platoon 523rd "Wolverine" Battalion, Savage served two tours of duty in Mosul, his latest with the 94th Engineer Battalion. Both Soldiers lost their lives following an improvised explosive detonated outisde of FOB Marez.

  • Iraqi Army, 25th ID Leaders Meet in Mosul

    Dec 14, 2008

    Iraqi Army leaders met with 25th Infantry Division leaders in the streets of a once-dangerous neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq. Together the two armed forces, sharing the same goal, displayed the vast improvement in the safety and liberty of Iraq.

  • Tropic Lightning

    Dec 14, 2008

  • MND-N CSM Leota Speaks to Lower-Enlisted Soldiers

    Dec 14, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota, Multi-National Division - North Command Sgt. Maj., speaks to several lower-enlistged Soldiers in Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12, about the benefits of re-enlistment and battlefield promotions.

  • FOB Gabe's Strykers

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division "Arctic Wolf" Soldier exits a Stryker in Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12 following a short convoy through the streets of Iraq. .

  • U.S. Army/Iraqi Army Camaraderie

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Soldier enjoys a friendly chat with an Iraqi Army soldier in Forward Operating Base Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12.

  • Arctic Wolves Celebrate the Christmas Season at FOB Warhorse

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Soldier provides the finishing touches to a Christmas billboard at Forward Operating Base Warhorse Dec. 12. The 1st bde "Arctic Wolves" are stationed out of Fort Wainright, Alaska.

  • Artic Wolves Ride in Comfort and Utility

    Dec 14, 2008

    A 1st Brigade, 25th infantry Division Soldier contently rides in a Stryker vehicle en route to Forward Operating Base Gabe, Iraq Dec. 12. The 1st bde "Arctic Wolves" are stationed out of Fort Wainright, Alaska.

  • Lovett Assumes Command of HHSB

    Dec 14, 2008

    Capt. Joseph J. LeMay, Headquarters and Headquarters Service Battery, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, welcomes incoming company commander Capt. Kevin W. Lovett, HHSB, 2nd Btn., 8th FA, 1st Bde, 25th ID, at a change of command ceremony on Forward Operating Base Warhorse, in Iraq December 12.

  • MND-N Command Sergeant Major

    Dec 13, 2008

    Task Force Lightning Leaders pay a visit to Bravo Company 1/5, 25ID.

  • Free press grows in southern Iraq

    Dec 12, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Nearly 60 journalists from southern Iraq met at Camp Dhi Qar, near Nasiriyah, to talk with Italian journalists and discuss the growth of IraqAca,!a,,cs free press Dec. 7-8.

  • Ironhorse ships off its gear

    Dec 12, 2008

  • SLIDE SHOW: YAMA SAKURA, CAMP ASAKA, JAPAN

    Dec 12, 2008

    Japan Aca,!" Over 1,200 U.S. Army Soldiers and nearly 4,500 members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conducted exercise Yama Sakura 55 here December 7-14, 2008. Yama Sakura, which means Aca,!A"mountain cherry blossom,Aca,!A? is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen military operations and ties between the U.S. Army and the JGSDF.

  • 1st Infantry Division Band to perform at Kansas State University

    Dec 12, 2008

    The Big Red One 1st ID Band will perform a Christmas concert at Kansas State University (KSU).

  • Fort Riley to open new Warrior Transition Battalion gym

    Dec 12, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to the Fort Riley Warrior Transition Battalion will soon have access to another gym. This gym will inlcude standard free weights and machine weights. It will also include handicap accessible equipment to help Soldiers recover from their injuries.

  • Middle school student shadows post firefighters for a day

    Dec 12, 2008

    A Fort Riley Middle School student realized her dream. She was allowed to shadow a firefighter from Fort Riley's Emergency Services department for one day.

  • Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard horses receive visit from a veterinarian technician

    Dec 12, 2008

    The Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard Horses receive veterinarian services. Fort Riley's Mounted Color Guard and their horses have been selected to participate in President (Elect) Obama's Inauguration Jan. 20, 2008.

  • Fort Monroe Tree Lighting

    Dec 12, 2008

    Fort Monroe youths join Garrison Commander in 2008 tree lighting ceremony

  • Family Readiness Groups ready barracks for returning 1st Infantry Division single soldiers

    Dec 12, 2008

    Family Readiness Groups prepare single Soldier barracks for Soldiers assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's, 1st Sustainment Brigade - The 'Durable' Brigade is returning to Fort Riley after a 15 month deployment to Iraq.

  • Camp Cope teaches children skills to cope with war

    Dec 12, 2008

    Children play and learn how deal with deployment stress while their military parent(s) are in Iraq or Afghanistan

  • Leader's Reaction Course

    Dec 12, 2008

    Special Operations Command Pacific warriors train with the Leader's Reaction Course.

  • FCS insights, part 1

    Dec 12, 2008

    Future Combat Systems is born out of the need to communicate on the battlefield.

  • Technology improves unit communication

    Dec 12, 2008

    The annual Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment concluded this week with an open house on McKenna MOUT Wednesday that showcased more than 30 kinds of technology. The open house presented an opportunity for industry and military leaders to learn about the uses and advantages of technology studied during the experiment, said Harry Lubin, chief of Fort BenningAca,!a,,cs Live Experimentation Division with the Maneuver Battle Lab. Now in its fifth year, the experiment focused on the impact of network technology on small units.

  • YAMA SAKURA, CAMP ASAKA, Japan

    Dec 12, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, Japan Aca,!" Over 1,200 U.S. Army Soldiers and nearly 4,500 members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conducted exercise Yama Sakura 55 here December 7-14, 2008. Yama Sakura, which means Aca,!A"mountain cherry blossom,Aca,!A? is an annual bilateral exercise designed to strengthen military operations and ties between the U.S. Army and the JGSDF.

  • Support Soldiers Make It Happen For YS55

    Dec 12, 2008

    Task Force 35, stationed at Sagami Depot, 10 kilometers north of Camp Zama, is part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC), based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Its Soldiers are among the more than 1,000 American Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen participating in Yama Sakura 55, along with their counterparts from the Japanese ground, air and maritime services. Yama Sakura is a bilateral U.S.-Japan, computerized command post exercise designed to better the defense of Japan, and to protect each countryAca,!a,,cs interests throughout East Asia.

  • Belvoir Opens New WTU Housing

    Dec 12, 2008

    Fort Belvoir opens WTU barracks on post.

  • Command and General Staff College graduates ILE Class

    Dec 12, 2008

    The Combined Arms CenterAca,!a,,cs Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth conducted graduation ceremonies for nearly 300 officers attending the Intermediate Level Education program on Dec 12 at 10 a.m. in Eisenhower Hall of the Lewis and Clark Center. Guest speaker was Gen. Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army.

  • West Point unit helps soldiers heal with care and comfort

    Dec 12, 2008

    The West Point Soldier Family Assistance Center provides support for wounded, ill, or injured soldiers and their families.

  • Playing games, preparing for war

    Dec 12, 2008

    Army Captain Alton McCallum reflects on how playing Army football gave him the mental strength to move on from an IED explosion in Afghanistan that almost cost him his leg.

  • Installation Helps Celebrate Holidays with Community Partners

    Dec 12, 2008

    The 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield joined in celebrating the holidays with their community partners around Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield over the Dec. 5-7 weekend.

  • Warrior transition unit gets new leader

    Dec 12, 2008

    New commander at Fort Eustis Warrior Transition Unit

  • Army Reserve Soldier learns life lessons from father, Army

    Dec 12, 2008

    As national media outlets and world leaders focus on the inaugural ceremony for the new Commander in Chief in Washington D.C., a small, seemingly unnoticed promotion ceremony took place at the U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Command headquarters here on Friday. There were no bands, color guards or secret service scanning the perimeter, but instead, one command sergeant major doing the right thing Aca,!" ensuring todayAca,!a,,cs Soldier get the recognition and spotlight to shine.

  • Signal Cove of Remembrance opens

    Dec 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Command/9th Signal Command (Army) held a memorial and dedication ceremony in Greely Hall, Dec. 10, to honor 56 Soldiers and Civilians who gave their lives while supporting signal operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Tree Lighting Helps Boost Christmas Spirit

    Dec 12, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield holds Christmas Tree Lighting to the theme, 'T'was the Night before Christmas.' The event, attended by more than 1000 Soldiers, Families and local community members transported attendees to a winter wonderland.

  • Suicide survivors find tools for coping with loss of loved ones

    Dec 12, 2008

    Family and friends who have lost loved ones to suicide went to Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma and more than 170 other sites across the country Nov. 22 to find tools for coping with those losses.

  • Commentary: The easiest gift of all

    Dec 12, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs the holiday season, a time for giving. Too bad many of us forget to pass along the easiest, least-expensive gift of all Aca,!" a simple pat on the back and recognition for a job well done.

  • Former Fort Lewis Soldier now advocate for children

    Dec 12, 2008

    Armando Mejia is a living contrast; the former infantry Soldier with the sharp edges and tough demeanor common to the profession now spends his days in a softer arenaAca,!" playing with, mentoring and advocating for children. Mejia, a former Wounded Warrior and the military liaison for the Boys and Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound, spoke about this transition to more than 400 Warriors in Transition, staff and community members at the Warrior Transition BattalionAca,!a,,cs town hall here Dec. 4.

  • 2nd BCT Soldier Receives Purple Heart

    Dec 12, 2008

    Major General Tony Cucolo, 3rd Infantry Division commanding general, pins the Purple Heart on Spc. Danny Segui, 1/64 Armor, 2nd BCT, as Georgia Congressman John Barrow looks on, Dec. 5 at Marne Garden on Fort Stewart.

  • Finance wizards offer Fort Lewis sage advice

    Dec 12, 2008

    Forts Lewis and McChord Air Force Base hosted a conclave of personal finance readiness experts who addressed service membersAca,!a,,c financial concerns at the American Lake Community Center, Dec. 4. The event was part of the Department of Defense-sponsored Installation Financial Readiness Challenge Roadshow and featured finance experts who spoke to service members on a variety of topics of concern in todayAca,!a,,cs staggering economy.

  • Installation DUI Campaign Aims For Safety

    Dec 12, 2008

    To counter-act the increasing number of alcohol-related incidents Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield have begun an aggressive campaign to promote driving under the influence awareness and influence Soldiers, Family, and Department of Defense Civilians to alter their behavior and facilitate safe and sensible celebration habits.

  • Fort Lewis play promotes discussion about rape

    Dec 12, 2008

    Fort Lewis became the second Army installation to offer Aca,!A"Sex Signals,Aca,!A? a 70- to 90-minute presentation that encourages audience participation to determine its direction and discuss the issues covered. The training targets Soldiers in the 18-25 age group in which date rape usually occurs.

  • 29th Infantry Division Soldiers Learn Lessons of a Lifetime

    Dec 12, 2008

    CAMP ASAKA, Japan Aca,!" A task force of the 29th Infantry Division, composed of Virginia and Maryland National Guardsmen, conducted two weeks of training near Tokyo with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force 2-14 December, 2008.

  • Dublin Trip Honors Veterans For Service

    Dec 12, 2008

    This year more than 75 Soldiers along with the 3rd Infantry Division Color Guard and the 3rd ID Band traveled with the Veterans Council to help present the fruit baskets, pay honor to their service, visit with them, and present a holiday concert at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin, Ga.

  • Soldier Spends Time With Friends For Holidays

    Dec 12, 2008

    For 17 years, the Soldier now stationed with 1st Brigade Combat TeamAca,!a,,cs Headquarters and Headquarters Company has enjoyed the holiday season with Family. This year, however, heAca,!a,,cs spending it with friends - Army friends.

  • Home For The Holidays - 4th BCT Makes Up For Missed Christmas

    Dec 12, 2008

    4th BCT Soldiers arrive home for the Holidays - Make up time for missed Christmas.

  • Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr. quote

    Dec 12, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, Jr., Commander, 25th Infantry Division and Task Force Lighting

  • Vanguard Soldiers Continue Returning Home

    Dec 12, 2008

    4th BCT, 3rd ID continues redeployment

  • Operation Toy Drop earns paratroopers foreign wings

    Dec 12, 2008

    More than 2,000 Soldiers donated over 3,000 toys for a chance to earn foreign jump wings during the Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop Dec. 5-6 at Sicily Drop Zone near Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • 4th BCT Commander sums up deployment

    Dec 12, 2008

    4th BCT Commander, Col. James, summarizes the brigade's deployment to Iraq.

  • Commentary: Cyber security can be gone in a flash

    Dec 12, 2008

    Right now, Soldiers are singing, "all I want from Santa is my thumb drive back."

  • BRAC Road Show helps TACOM employees prepare for upcoming move

    Dec 12, 2008

    Ramon Rivero is faced with a life-changing decision -- whether to follow his job when his command relocates due to a 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommendation. But after attending an information session here Dec. 2 he feels he has up-to-date information that will help him decide. The 2005 BRAC Commission recommendation relocates all of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock IslandAca,!a,,cs 1,200 jobs, most to Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Mich., by September 2011. Early mission moves are scheduled for next year.

  • Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen, MND-N Commander

    Dec 12, 2008

  • Gen. David D. McKiernan, commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. F

    Dec 12, 2008

    Gen. David D. McKiernan, commander of NATOAca,!a,,cs International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan

  • Fight night

    Dec 12, 2008

    Pfc. Roosevelt Smith, from the 339th Military Police Brigade, from Davenport, Iowa, blocks a jab from his opponent during a fight night held on Camp Bucca in Basra, Iraq, Dec. 4, 2008.

  • 25th ID Links Package

    Dec 12, 2008

  • Garrison public affairs chief wins prestigious award

    Dec 12, 2008

    The Installation Management Command recognized David McNally for winning the Korea Region Stalwart Award in a ceremony Dec. 10. The IMCOM commanding general presented the award at a formal banquet during the annual Garrison Commander's Conference.

  • Installation Management Command presents 2008 Stalwart Awards

    Dec 11, 2008

    The Installation Management Command honored the Stalwart Award nominees and winners during a banquet and awards ceremony Dec. 10 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, Calif. These individuals excelled in support of the Army, Soldiers and their Families from July 2007 to July 2008.

  • Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) Best Crew Competition

    Dec 11, 2008

    The Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) Best Crew Competition is a program which offers Soldiers from 1st Space Company, 1st Space Battalion, the opportunity to prepare, train and show their skills in a profession that they alone represent. Because 1st Space Company is the only theater missile warning unit in the Army, the competition not only identifies the best theater missile warning crew in the company, but also the best crew in the Army. These crews are without question the best in the world at what they do.

  • Chicago Bulls, USO team up to host military families

    Dec 11, 2008

    Dozens of excited children of deployed parents lined the hallways of the Chicago Bulls Academy when Benny, the Bulls mascot, led them into a holiday party.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's newest business partner

    Dec 11, 2008

    Watervliet Arsenal celebrated the arrival of its newest civilian tenant, Vistec Lithography Inc., on Nov. 25, 2008. Col. Scott N. Fletcher, commander of the Arsenal, welcomes, from left to right, Alain E.Kaloyeros of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany; Assembly Majority Leader Ronald Canestrari; U.S. Sen. Charles Shumer (D-N.Y.); and Papken Der Torossian of Vistec Lithography.

  • Chicago Bulls and USO of Illinois Team Up for Military Family Appreciation Holiday Party

    Dec 11, 2008

    The Chicago Bulls and the USO of Illinois teamed up to host Military family members at a Holiday party luncheon December 8, 2008.

  • DUI vehicle saves lives

    Dec 11, 2008

    A traveling presentation graphically shows Fort Sill Soldiers what effects alcohol can have on driving.

  • Haley's Holiday Hope

    Dec 11, 2008

    A 9 year-old Lawton girl, whose father is a Fort Sill Soldier is giving up her birthday presents and asking birthday part-goers to donate a toy to a local children's shelter.

  • Ukrainians complete mission in Iraq

    Dec 11, 2008

    The Ukrainian Army hosted an end of mission ceremony at Camp Echo Dec. 9 after five years of service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Water survival

    Dec 11, 2008

    Special Operations Command Pacific members make sure their skills stay updated with the Combat Water Survival Test.

  • Soldiers intercept, destroy ballistic missile in space

    Dec 11, 2008

    Alaska Army National Guard troops from the 49th Missile Defense Battalion launched and directed a ground-based interceptor Friday that destroyed a target ballistic missile in space, miles above the Pacific Ocean.

  • Rollovers

    Dec 11, 2008

    In the U.S., motor vehicle accidents are the greatest killer of Soldiers outside of combat. The Engineer Research and Development Center supports today's Army with award-winning technology that saves lives on the front lines and at home. Mary Cochran reports on a new program appropriately called Synthetic Automotive Virtual Environment (S.A.V.E.).

  • Commander-in-chief meets with West Point cadets

    Dec 11, 2008

    Commander-in-chief meets with West Point photo and caption

  • West Point WTU Soldiers receive gifts and breakfast

    Dec 11, 2008

    West Point WTU Soldiers receive gifts and breakfast photo and caption

  • West Point WTU Soldiers receive gifts and breakfast

    Dec 11, 2008

    West Point WTU Soldiers receive gifts and breakfast photo and caption.

  • Ribbon cut for Army Guard Readiness Center expansion

    Dec 11, 2008

    Ground was ceremonially broken Wednesday for an estimated $98-million expansion of the Army National Guard Readiness Center in Arlington, Va.

  • Take a look, it's in a book: Wide world of reading found next door

    Dec 11, 2008

    Without putting any additional squeeze on their wallets, several Fort McPherson Soldiers and Civilian employees are taking long trips this holiday season. Using their imagination and guided by the words of their favorite authors, these people are venturing deep into the worlds of fiction and nonfiction, courtesy of the Fort McPherson Library. Unlike many gifts under the Christmas tree this year, the gift of knowledge from the library carries no price tag.

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