Archive: Feb 2008

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  • Lt. Gen. Schoomaker on Wounded Warrior Care

    Feb 11, 2008

    Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker talks about changes and improvements made to Wounded Warrior care in past year.

  • ABOUT

    Feb 11, 2008

  • Army Space Anniversary

    Feb 11, 2008

    Redstone Army Arsenal hosts a ceremony commemoration the 50th Anniversary the Army's launch into space. Gail McCabe has the story.

  • Gen. Burwell B. Bell quote

    Feb 11, 2008

    Army Gen. Burwell B. Bell, commander, U.S. Forces Korea and Combined Forces Command, February 2008.

  • Offense=Defense=Stability and Civil Support. Change the way you think about war. FM 3-0; coming Feb.

    Feb 11, 2008

  • 2008 JOINT SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND SMALL ARMS CHAMPIONSHIP

    Feb 11, 2008

    GENERAL INFORMATION 1. DATES: 27 April Aca,!" 2 May, 2008 2. MATCH REGISTRATION SITE: Range 66E. 3. MATCH OFFICIALS: The Championship Director is GySgt Corey Nash. SCAMPI 383-4445, commercial 910-243-4445/4769/4770 SIPR nashc@soc.smil.mil NIPR Aca,!" nashc@jdi.socom.mil 4. ELIGIBILITY: a. Active Duty Military b. Reserve Components c. National Guard d. DOD Personnel e. NRA membership is NOT required f. Civilian: National Match EIC Pistol and Rifle and side matches only. Civilians must comply with CMP Rule 4.0 with the additional age restriction of 18 for Rifle and 21 for Pistol. Rules can be found at the following: Current Civilian Marksmanship Program Competition Rules 10th edition (available From The Civilian Marksmanship Program, PO Box 576 Port Clinton, OH 43452; Email: mailto:copetitiona@odcmp.com ; Web Site: http://www.odcmp.com or http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions.htm ).

  • 18th Military Police Brigade helps create new permanent training center for Iraqi Police

    Feb 11, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 11, 2008) -- A new training center for Iraqi Police officers officially opened its doors here Feb. 9. Baghdad Iraqi Police and coalition forces spent a year searching for the right location for a sizeable training area that could house and train IP recruits. The Furat Training Facility will allow the IP to establish operations to train thousands of recruits who will go through IP Basic Recruit Training and advanced leadership courses.

  • Guard Responds to Storms across Nation

    Nov 18, 2011

    Nearly 300 members of the National Guard responded to call-ups from governors in seven states for emergency assistance during the first week in February after tornados and severe thunderstorms leveled communities in the South and snowstorms left residents without power and motorists stranded in the West.

  • Calling Home

    Feb 9, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus says hello to Spc. Lyshaniz Ince's mother, Lillian Lugo, while touring the new USO facility Thursday at Camp Anaconda, Balad. Ince was talking to her mother, a resident of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, when the general popped into the room and asked the Soldier if he could talk to her mother.

  • Hitting the Links.... Virtually

    Feb 9, 2008

    Sgt. Jonathan Wester stands by to assist Gen. David H. Petraeus, Multi-National Forces-Iraq commander, with a round of Wii golf in the interactive video game room of the new USO center at Camp Anaconda, Balad.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Changes Command

    Feb 8, 2008

    With the passing of the United States Army Pacific colors, the service component command changed leadership Feb. 1 on historic Palm Circle.

  • Welcoming First Team Black Hawks home

    Feb 8, 2008

    Lt. Col. Christopher Joslin, the commander of the 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, watches from Cooper Field as eight of his battalionAca,!a,,cs UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly over the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field on their return flight to Fort Hood, Texas, Feb. 8. These helicopters recently returned to the United States via a cargo ship after completing their mission in Iraq.

  • Welcome Home! Now What' Grey Wolf Soldiers reunite with families, readjust to home

    Feb 8, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" During November and December 2007, Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, anxiously unloaded busses to walk across the parade field of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters and were able to greet joyous family members and friends welcoming these tired Soldiers home.

  • Gen. Casey Awarded Legion of Honor

    Feb 8, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. is awarded the Legion of Honor by HervAfA Morin, Defense Minister, commander of the French Foreign Legion. The decoration is France's highest, first created by Napoleon Bonaparte shortly after the French Revolution. The ceremony took place Jan. 30 at the French ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.

  • SecArmy: Soldiers Moved Heaven, Earth to Fix Care

    Feb 8, 2008

    The Army Medical Command has done much since the Army was shaken by revelations that Soldiers werenAca,!a,,ct getting the best treatment possible at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • One Year Later: Surgeon General Lauds Care Improvements

    Feb 8, 2008

    One year after the Army began answering to publicity surrounding outpatient deficiencies at one of its leading medical facilities, itAca,!a,,cs top doctor announced, Aca,!A"We have made major revisions in our approach to care for our Soldiers and their families.Aca,!A?

  • FM 3-0

    Feb 8, 2008

    Lethal and non-lethal power...precision, guided by a moral compass. Field Manual 3-0 offers a blueprint for an uncertain future. FM 3-0, coming Feb. 28.

  • SecArmy Geren Visits University of Kansas

    Feb 8, 2008

    Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren, visits the University of Kansas to help welcome 8 Soldiers into the Wounded Warrior Education Initiative Program.

  • Female Searcher in Iraq

    Feb 8, 2008

    One Soldier is strengthening relationships with Iraqi women. Spc. Stephanie Bacon has more on Pfc. Nikki Wadhawan, a searcher with Ironhawk Squadron, 3rd ACR.

  • In Honor of President Ronald Reagan

    Feb 7, 2008

    Three Blackhawk helicopters from Aviation Company, National Training Center and Fort Irwin perform a fly-over during a ceremony in honor of the 97th birthday of the late President Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Ca. on February 6th, 2008.

  • SMA to Congress: Army Improving Quality of Life

    Feb 7, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston told Congress today that 22 new child development centers will be built this year across the Army, adding spaces for more than 15,000 children by September 2009.

  • Guard Expanding State Partnership Program to Pacific

    Feb 7, 2008

    Following successes in Europe, South and Central America, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa, the National GuardAca,!a,,cs State Partnership Program is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • An Open Letter from an Army Recruiter

    Feb 7, 2008

    Sgt. Justin C. Ellis joined the Army in 1999. He got out after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan but found that the grass was not as green on the other side as he thought.

  • Arkansas Guard promotes first African-American general

    Feb 7, 2008

    On Sept. 4, 1957, Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus defied the Supreme Court, calling in the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine African American students from entering Little RockAca,!a,,cs Central High School. At the time, there were no African Americans in the Arkansas National Guard.

  • Leadership is theme as Anniston Ammo hosts JMC's commanding general

    Feb 7, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Leadership of the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command made a site visit here Tuesday to receive status reports on the operations of the Anniston Munitions Center and pass along lessons learned.

  • BRAC, APG 2012

    Feb 7, 2008

  • RDECOM exhibits technologies at WEST 2008

    Feb 7, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, exhibited its cutting-edge technologies at the Western Conference and Exposition 2008, Feb. 5 to 7 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Leavenworth welcomes Army Secretary

    Feb 7, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren visits Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to announce the launching of the Warriors in Transition Education Initiative, Feb. 5-6.

  • Lethal and non-lethal power...precision guided by a moral compass. FM 3-0 - Coming Feb. 2

    Feb 7, 2008

  • HRC Merges Active, Reserve Personnel Offices

    Feb 7, 2008

    The Adjutant General combined Army Reserve personnel actions and services, previously under Human Resources Command-St. Louis, with the office that handles personnel actions for the Active Army, effective Feb. 1.

  • PEO-STRI Demonstration

    Feb 7, 2008

    PEO-STRI demonstrates the Army's newest training and simulation devices from Congress on Capitol Hill.

  • Commissary Plastic Bags

    Feb 7, 2008

    While you can still pick paper or plastic at the commissary, some shoppers want you to go green. Michelle Michael reports.

  • 18th Military Police Brigade applies enhanced 'systems' approach to improving Iraqi Police

    Feb 7, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 7, 2008) -- Iraqi Police expansion and improvement in Baghdad has reached an all-time high in the past six months, coalition officials say, with new recruits filling police ranks in Baghdad provinces by the day. As 18th Military Police Brigade Police Transition Teams assess improvements in the number of IPs and rule of law operations at the police station level, the brigade is beginning a transition to a "systems approach" while moving the Iraqi Police headquarters to the next level of performance -- the enhanced Police Transition Team, or ePTT.

  • The future can sometimes be as clear as mud. Field Manual 3-0 offers a blueprint for an uncertain fu

    Feb 7, 2008

  • U.S. Military Police help Iraqi Police officers get their monthly pay

    Feb 7, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 7, 2008) -- Service members assigned to the 18th Military Police Brigade here helped process nearly 200 Iraqi Police officers from the Hy al Amil Police and Patrol Station here who came to Joint Security Station Black Lion Jan. 31 to receive their monthly pay from the station commissioner. The policemen were paid after completing security verification that identified them using an eye iris scan and identification checks, and an inspection and inventory of their assigned weapons.

  • Nearly 500 new Iraqi Police officers graduate from Baghdad police training facility

    Feb 7, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 7, 2008) -- Top Iraqi Police official Maj. Gen. Kadhem Hamid Sharhan, the Baghdad provincial police commander joined members of the 18th Military Police BrigadeAca,!a,,cs command group and Provincial Police Transition Team at the Camp Fiji Iraqi Police Training Facility here Feb. 2 to watch 493 new Iraqi Police officers graduate and perform a training demonstration. Aca,!A"This increase in police force will better the peace for the citizens,Aca,!A? said Capt. Mohammad, training commander for the Iraqi policeAca,!a,,cs Forward Unit. Aca,!A"I see only good things in our future.Aca,!A?

  • New facility improves conditions for deploying Soldiers in Italy

    Feb 7, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy (Feb. 7, 2008) -- VicenzaAca,!a,,cs deploying Soldiers will no longer have to sit on a damp football field or in a noisy hangar waiting for their planes. With the upcoming opening of the Personnel Alert Holding Area at Aviano Air Base, deploying troops will be treated to a fully enclosed, climate-controlled building just steps from their departing aircraft. Aca,!A"This new building is a real force multiplier for our Soldiers,Aca,!A? said Martin Fano, director of the Arrival/Departure Airfield Control Group, U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza. Aca,!A"This will streamline operations and give us the capabilities we have always needed.Aca,!A?

  • Troops Help Tribe Stabilize California Landslide

    Oct 23, 2012

    National Guard troops joined members of the Hoopa Indian Reservation to work on an engineering project designed to stabilize a hill and remove dirt from a major landslide in northern California.

  • National Guard Responds to Tornado Outbreak

    Sep 29, 2011

    More than 160 National Guard members turned out Wednesday to support tornado recovery missions in three of the states hit by a violent string of twisters Tuesday night.

  • Wounded Warrior Education Initiative

    Feb 6, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (center) congratulates retired 1st Lt. Jason Gladnes, one of the first eight candidates for the Wounded Warrior Education Initiative as Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) Ron James waits his chance to congratulate.

  • Army Partners with KU for Wounded Warrior Education

    Feb 6, 2008

    The Army and the University of Kansas struck up a partnership that will allow wounded Soldiers to earn a masterAca,!a,,cs degree at the school and to apply what they have learned inside the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own academic community.

  • Bidding Farewell to Drill Sergeants

    Feb 6, 2008

    The last Fort Lee drill sergeants have switched headgear but not responsibilities. More than 20 noncommissioned officers from the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade donned their berets during an end of trail ceremony Jan. 30. The ceremony also marked the end of a long-held tradition of drill sergeants leading advanced individual training Soldiers at Fort Lee since 1985. Fort Lee is one of several AIT locations that are transitioning from drill sergeants to platoon sergeants and squad leaders.

  • Fort Lee Retention Program Tops in TRADOC

    Feb 6, 2008

    Aca,!A"Soldiers taking care of Soldiers.Aca,!A? That seemed to be the dominant theme tossed around at an awards ceremony held Jan. 24 recognizing Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs retention program as the best operation within the Training and Doctrine Command for fiscal year 2007. The ceremony, held at the Regimental Club, served to trumpet the accomplishments of the many units, reenlistment noncommissioned officers, retention NCOs and career counselors that helped to make them the best among 19 TRADOC commands.

  • Commandant Leaves War College to Direct Army Staff

    Feb 6, 2008

    Lt. Gen. David Huntoon Jr. pinned on his third star Jan. 25 at the U.S. Army War College as he prepared to leave the position of commandant and assume new duties as director of the Army Staff at the Pentagon.

  • Army Budget 2009 / DoD Requests Funds

    Feb 6, 2008

    Army budget request for fiscal year 2009; DoD requests emergency war funds.

  • Al-Jadida Market

    Feb 6, 2008

    An Iraqi marketplace provides a safe environment for consumers to shop.

  • Signal Battalion Preps Future Network in 'Dragon Warrior'

    Feb 6, 2008

    Signal waves and U.S. Army Europe Soldiers blanketed the Bavarian fields during a network training exercise dubbed Aca,!A"Dragon Warrior.Aca,!A?

  • Hard to Say 'Good-bye'

    Feb 6, 2008

    Sgt. Chad Ward holds his wife and son Asher at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, before deploying to Iraq, Jan. 30. Ward is an infantry team leader with 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Conference brings experts together to refine ways of reintegrating Soldiers after deployment

    Feb 6, 2008

    HEDELBERG, Germany (Feb. 6, 2008) -- U.S. Army Europe leaders and community agencies responsible for the reintegration of Soldiers and civilian employees returning from deployment will soon find updated tools at their disposal. The key tool in negotiating the reintegration process Aca,!" the USAREUR reintegration checklist -- has been refined to bring it in step with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs recently revised reintegration process and provide more depth on post-deployment issues such as alcohol abuse, mental health concerns and brain injury awareness, said Sgt. 1st Class Steven Stanfill from the policy branch of the USAREUR personnel directorate.

  • Royal Tongan Marines awarded for service in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Feb 6, 2008

    A contingent of Royal Tongan Marines made a mark upon Camp Victory during a six-month deployment here, and they were honored for their service during that time at an awards presentation at the Al-Faw Palace Feb. 5.

  • Tornadoes Bring out National Guard

    Sep 29, 2011

    More than 160 National Guard members turned out Wednesday to support tornado recovery missions in three of the states hit by a violent string of twisters Tuesday night.

  • Army Announces Wounded Warrior Education Initiative with University of Kansas

    Feb 16, 2012

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway will welcome eight Army Wounded Warriors into the Wounded Warrior Education Initiative Program as part of a joint announcement Feb. 6 at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. This pilot program, initiated by the Secretary of the Army, allows severely wounded Soldiers the opportunity to complete a masterAca,!a,,cs degree, then return to the Army and work in assignments where the Combined Arms Center benefits from their education and personal experiences.

  • FM 3-0 Teaser

    Feb 5, 2008

    A short teaser for FM 3-0.

  • Soldiers alleviate hostile threat during training mission

    Feb 5, 2008

    Fort RuckerAca,!a,,cs Special Reaction Team foil assault plot during an evaluated exercise Jan. 25.

  • Korean Lunar New Year Brings Families Together

    Feb 5, 2008

    Korea has two different New Year's days and Feb. 7 is celebrated as Lunar New Year, the first day of the lunar calendar, called "Sul Nal."

  • Army issues request for proposal for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

    Feb 5, 2008

    A Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued by the U.S. Army today for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Family of Vehicles (FOV). JLTV is a Joint U.S. Army/U.S. Marine Corps program with the U.S. Army designated as the lead service.

  • Baghdad Welcomes Hundreds of New Iraqi Police

    Feb 5, 2008

    Top Iraqi Police officials and Coalition military police gathered at the Camp Fiji training facility Feb. 2 to witness 493 new Iraqi Police officers graduate and perform a demonstration.

  • Ohio Guard First to Receive Bio Detection System

    Feb 5, 2008

    Soldiers from the 637th Chemical Company gathered last month to display and demonstrate their newest weapon in the fight against terrorism - the Joint Biological Point Detection System.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Announcement

    Feb 5, 2008

    The Department of Defense announced today, Feb. 5, the nomination of Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno as the next Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. Gen. Richard A. Cody will remain the Army Vice Chief of Staff through mid to late summer.

  • Injured Warrior Strives to be Back with Grey Wolf Troops

    Feb 5, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Heroes are those who go above and beyond average expectations, reaching impossible goals, putting others safety above their own and sacrificing their own lives so that others may see another day.

  • Aviation Leaders Gather at Rucker for Conference

    Feb 5, 2008

    Active and retired Army leaders from around the globe came together at Fort Rucker this week to discuss the health of Army Aviation and how they can work together to keep the branch strong far into the future during the 2008 Army Aviation Senior Leaders Conference.

  • Budget Request Funds 43,000 More Soldiers

    Feb 5, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs budget request went forward to Congress Feb. 4 as part of President BushAca,!a,,cs fiscal 2009 budget. The request includes funding for an across-the-board pay raise of 3.4% and money to increase the serviceAca,!a,,cs end strength by 43,000 Soldiers.

  • Williams installed as 47th U.S. Army War College Commandant

    Feb 5, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Robert Williams was installed as the 47th Commandant of the U.S. Army War College during a ceremony held Jan. 28 in Bliss Hall at Carlisle Barracks. His most recent assignment was as the Commanding General of the United States Armor Center and Fort Knox Kentucky from September 2006 until January 2008.

  • Huntoon promoted, set to direct Army staff

    Feb 5, 2008

    Lt. Gen. David Huntoon was promoted Jan. 25, 2008 at the U.S. Army War College.

  • Engineers ready for deployment with demolition training

    Feb 5, 2008

    Demolition training prepares engineers for deployment to Iraq.

  • Senior aviation leaders gather at Fort Rucker for annual conference

    Feb 5, 2008

    Aviation leaders met at Fort Rucker last week to discuss the health of Army Aviation.

  • Combating Suicide Rates / Active Army Goals

    Feb 5, 2008

    Army taking head-on approach to combating suicide rates; Active Army meeting recruiting goals, Reserve working to catch up.

  • Task Force Iguana

    Feb 5, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers from Task Force Iguana train El Salvador forces for upcoming deployment to Iraq. Pfc. Jeremy Vaught reports.

  • U.S. Army Europe mapmakers key part of every aerial mission for aviation task force

    Feb 5, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Feb. 5, 2008) -- Two specialists and a private are key elements to every aerial mission Task Force XII takes on here. The trio provides task force aviators with a clearer picture of the terrain theyAca,!a,,cre flying over and landing on. Pfc. Todd Liebhart, Spc. Jay Mallison and Spc. Ramon Perez make up the task forceAca,!a,,cs topographic analyst team. In other words, they make the up-to-date maps task force operations officers use to plan and pilots use to execute their missions.

  • Warrior Country Boxing Invitational is a knockout

    Feb 5, 2008

    Warrior Country's best jabs, hooks and haymakers were on display at the Boxing Invitational, Jan. 19 at Camp Casey's Hanson Field House. Matches ranged from welterweight to super-heavyweight, between Army, Air Force and Marine Corp servicemembers

  • This is why we watch

    Feb 5, 2008

    PFC TurnerAca,!a,,cs monthly sports column: I believe this is why we watch year in and year out. It's why we raise our children to be fans of one team as if it were a genetic trait passed through generations of ancestors. Whether you follow pro ball or college, or if you spend your Friday nights picking bubble gum off your shoes from the old rusted bleachers of a local high school, our love of the game is what separates America from the rest of the world.

  • 2ID Soldiers learn vital skills for water survival

    Feb 5, 2008

    The Water Survival Training Center at Camp Humphreys trains air crews of all types to survive many different situations should they have to touch down over the coast or any body of water. This is done with a realistic simulator that puts the aircrew into the water upside down and teaches them the necessary skills to escape.

  • Lights stay lit after Christmas: Seoul City Hall

    Feb 5, 2008

    World of Travel is a new column by staff writer Pfc. Bo Park. It will contain different travel tips, and you donAca,!a,,ct have to travel the world to enjoy them. Often we are constrained by money, but you can still make the most of your time in Korea. You can then say you've been there and done that (at least some of it!).

  • Korean Lunar New Year brings Families together

    Feb 5, 2008

    Korea has two different New YearAca,!a,,cs days, Solar and Lunar New Year. Feb. 7 is Lunar New Year, the first day of the lunar calendar, called 'Sul Nal'. On 'Sul Nal', Koreans enjoy activities and games.

  • KATUSA wins board, excels in life, Army

    Feb 5, 2008

    Sgt. Jo, Doo Yeon, Headquarters and Headquarters Support Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, committed to the Paik, Sun Yup board and became one of four 2ID KATUSAs to win the award for the first quarter of 2008.

  • Boards foster pride, discipline in Soldiers

    Feb 5, 2008

    Award-winning motivational speaker Jim Foster once said that "discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments." That phrase sums up what going to the board taught SPC Beth Lake, editor of the 2nd Infantry Division's newspaper, The Indianhead.

  • Beyond the call of duty

    Feb 5, 2008

    Two Soldiers rendered life-saving aid at the scene of an accident Jan. 11. Staff Sgt. Kimberly Veal and Pfc. Bradley Herron were traveling back to base when they saw the aftermath of a car accident near their exit.

  • A struggle for peace: History repeats itself through racial profiling

    Feb 5, 2008

  • 210th Fire Brigade evaluates field performance

    Feb 5, 2008

    Just as a Fortune 500 company would hire consultants outside of its business to come in and evaluate spending and employee performance to save money, the Army uses professional observer/controllers to evaluate a unit's wartime mission capabilities to save time, supplies and lives.

  • Honor awarded to 2CAB's outstanding KATUSA

    Feb 5, 2008

    Hard work and determination paid off for SGT Oh, Chang Min of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade as he won the 8th Army Gen. Paik, Sun Yup Leadership award for 1st Quarter FY 2008.

  • U.S. Army Europe Signal Battalion prepares for future during network exercise 'Dragon Warrior&#

    Feb 5, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany (Feb. 5, 2008) -- Signal waves and U.S. Army Europe Soldiers blanketed the Bavarian fields here in an effort to Aca,!A"kill two birds with one stoneAca,!A? during a network training exercise dubbed Aca,!A"Dragon Warrior.Aca,!A? The doubleheader exercise began in January, when Soldiers from the 72nd Signal Battalion of USAREURAca,!a,,cs 5th Signal Command packed up convoys at their headquarters in Mannheim, Germany with their newly fielded Joint Network Node equipment for deployment to Aca,!A"Graf.Aca,!A?

  • 1st HBCT test readiness in Iron Focus III

    Feb 5, 2008

  • 1-72 aids oil spill cleanup

    Feb 5, 2008

    Company E, 1st Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, organized a company trip to Malipo Beach Jan. 27. They were the first unit from Area 1 to visit the site of the oil spill that happened Dec. 7, 2007.

  • Forward arming and refueling team keeps aircraft in U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force in the fight

    Feb 5, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Feb. 5, 2008)-- As soon as the vehicle pulls in and is safe to approach, a crew rushes out, and in a swift synchronized motion, begins pumping fuel into its tank, air into its tires and refilling other crucial items. Sounds like a professional racing pit crew ... but itAca,!a,,cs not. It's Soldiers from Task Force XII, the aviation task force that supports Multi-National Division - Baghdad, running the Forward Arming and Refueling Point here. The task force is led by U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 12th Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • 1-15 Soldiers learn to adapt, overcome

    Feb 5, 2008

    1st Bn., 15th FA conducted live-fire training Jan. 10.The training consisted of several different elements from 1-15's arsenal. Soldiers also performed military operations in urban terrain training.

  • Wounded Warrior Inspires Giants at Super Bowl

    Feb 4, 2008

    When the New York Giants upset the New England PatriotsAca,!a,,c perfect season in the last two minutes of SundayAca,!a,,cs Super Bowl, they did it with one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own as an honorary teammate.

  • Hatch Act

    Feb 4, 2008

    The Hatch Act provides directives for federal, state and local employees, including Soldiers, regarding political activities.

  • Former Giant Cheers Team from Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2008

    Among Soldiers watching the Super Bowl during the early morning hours Monday at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, was a former New York Giants player, Lt. Col. Nate Rivers.

  • Home at Last: Soldiers Adjust to Stateside Lifestyle

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Every SoldierAca,!a,,cs redeployment experience is different. Some have to find a place to live and readjust to the slow pace of garrison life while others have to adjust to a busy house full of children.

  • Lt. Gen. Odierno Interview with Gail McCabe - Transcript of LTG Odierno's Side

    Feb 4, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Odierno Interview with Gail McCabe - Transcript of LTG Odierno's Side

  • A Truman Legacy

    Feb 4, 2008

    Truman had not always been a champion of racial equality. But he learned all his life, historians said, and he changed his opinion on civil rights.

  • Army Outlines Fiscal Year 2009 Budget

    Feb 4, 2008

    The Army announced Feb. 4 the details of its budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, which covers the period from Oct. 1, 2008, through Sept. 30, 2009. The FY 2009 budget request is $140.7 billion.

  • SecDef Listens to Fort Campbell Soldiers', Spouses' Concerns

    Feb 4, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met with a number of soldiers who are getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan, and he visited with a group of Army spouses Friday during his first official visit to Fort Campbell.

  • Dolomite Peaks Challenge Soldiers Training for Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2008

    Amongst the jagged, snow-covered peaks of the Italian Dolomites, U.S. Army Europe Soldiers are training alongside Italian troops, learning to survive a cold-weather environment.

  • It's Pretty Light, Actually

    Feb 4, 2008

    Soldiers from the 832nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance) unload a UH-1 Huey helicopter at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Jan. 29, during exercise Pacific Lifeline. The exercise is intended to test the military's ability to rapidly deploy a medical team anywhere in the Pacific in response to a humanitarian assistance mission or disaster scenario.

  • Lt. Gen. Odierno Interview

    Feb 4, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, Commander of the Multi-National Corps-Iraq, gives the Pentagon Channel an exclusive interview.

  • Soldier who taught civilian employees the Soldier's life returns to front lines

    Feb 4, 2008

    As the former coordinator for the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Greening Program, Sgt. Michael R. Tumminelli used his military experiences to help civilian employees understand what itAca,!a,,cs like to be a Soldier. Now heAca,!a,,cs taking a Aca,!A"refresher courseAca,!A? with Task Force Phoenix in Herat, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Army previews future network's revolutionary "mobile backbone"

    Feb 4, 2008

    NAVAL AIR ENGINEERING STATION LAKEHURST, N.J. Aca,!" The Army conducted an engineering field test of its future tactical communications network here Oct. 15-26 and demonstrated a new mode of combat communications with a Aca,!A"mobile backbone,Aca,!A? Nov. 5-6.

  • Troop Prepares for New Life

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" After more than nine years of serving his country, one dedicated Soldier prepares for life as a civilian. But before he makes the journey from camouflage to pinstripe suits, he takes time to reflect on his life so far and recent duty in Iraq.

  • General Thanks Troops, Families for Sacrifices

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Friends and family of the 1st Cavalry Division gathered at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center Jan. 29 to honor six First Team troopers and recognize the efforts of nearly 25 volunteers.

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