Archive: Feb 2008

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  • Discover Village

    Feb 4, 2008

    Fort Lewis, Wash. completes Discover Village an RCI housing area and there are more renovated and news homes to come by 2012.

  • Sgt. Jill Stevens at Miss America

    Feb 4, 2008

    Sgt. Jill Stevens competes for top honors at the 2008 Miss America Pageant and makes it to the Top 16 as "America's Choice" contestant. Sgt. Rebecca Doucette reports.

  • USNORTHCOM Responds to Commission: Ready for Homeland Defense

    Feb 4, 2008

    U.S. Northern CommandAca,!a,,cs primary mission is Homeland Defense, and its commander said Friday that USNORTHCOM stands ready to respond to any homeland-defense or civil-support mission requirement.

  • Wranglers Change Commands

    Feb 4, 2008

    15th Special Troops Battalion Change of Command Ceremony on Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 31

  • Celebrating Change with Cavalry Class

    Feb 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., of Portola Valley, Calif., outgoing commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, leads a cavalry charge down Cooper Field on Fort Hood after an uncasing and relinquishing of command ceremony Feb. 1.

  • First Team General Relinquishes Reins of the Cavalry, Brings Division Home

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division unfurled their colors and bade farewell to their commanding general during a relinquishment of command ceremony at the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field here Feb. 1.

  • Soldiers Remember Tour through Painting

    Feb 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Nearly every Soldier on the streets of Baghdad has a digital camera enabling them to trap their memories on a flash card. Many of those pictures will be forgotten or deleted. Others were compiled into a commemorative painting, allowing 1st Cavalry Division to bring an artistic piece of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08 into their living room.

  • Misty Morning

    Feb 4, 2008

    Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, patrol a rural area near Muqdadiyah, Iraq, Jan. 28.

  • Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick quote

    Feb 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Recruiting Command commander, in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee's Military Personnel Subcommittee.

  • Carbon Monoxide: a Silent Killer

    Feb 4, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" Thirty people die and another 1,500 are hospitalized in Belgium annually from carbon monoxide poisoning.

  • Stuttgart Housing Renovations Boost Quality of Life

    Feb 4, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Renovations to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart family housing on Robinson and Kelley Barracks will go a long way in improving quality of life for military families stationed here.

  • Dolomite Peaks Challenge U.S. Army Europe, Italian Soldiers Training for Mountains of Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2008

    TONALE, Italy (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. The group of 11 Soldiers from the Southern European Task Force, U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza and the 13th Military Police Company, all based at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, began the four-week winter survival course in early January. Aca,!A"At the end of this training the Soldiers will better understand how to move in the mountains in Afghanistan,Aca,!A? said Capt. Davide Maghini, a training section chief in SETAF's operations division and winter survival instructor. Aca,!A"They will use these skills and will better be able to manage the bad weather and be able to move on snow.Aca,!A?

  • Wounded U.S. Army Europe Soldiers in Italy Snag Some Therapeutic Relaxation During Fishing Excursion

    Feb 4, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy (Feb. 4, 2008) -- They say fishing is good for the soul. For Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Unit on Caserma Ederle here, a day trip to Laghi Verdi in nearby Valproto di Quinto Vicentino Jan. 23 was a way to relieve stress by spending a sunny day among friends and comrades sharing a bit of friendly competition. Richard Boudreau was the man behind the event. Aca,!A"I tried to figure out something that would benefit the Soldiers and get them out of the barracks for some fun,Aca,!A? said Boudreau.

  • Fort Campbell Arrival

    Feb 3, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, commander of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), greets Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates upon his arrival at Ft. Campbell, K.Y., Feb. 1, 2008.

  • Migration - It's not just for the birds

    Feb 1, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill.--When you think of migration, what comes to mind' Birds flying south for the winter' Computers changing from one network to another' As strange as it may sound, at Joint Munitions Command, as well as all of the Rock Island Arsenal, it is the latter.

  • Moving mountains

    Feb 1, 2008

    How many Army civilians does it take to move a mountain'

  • Institute names Army fire support system 'Outstanding U.S. Government Program'

    Feb 1, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System was named the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement 2008 Outstanding U.S. Government Program at its Network Centric Warfare Awards ceremony here at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Jan. 23.

  • Commission: Guard, Reserves Must Be 'Backbone' of Homeland Ops

    Feb 1, 2008

    The Department of Defense must improve its capabilities and readiness so the military can take a primary role in response to major catastrophes inside the United States, according to a report released to Congress Thursday.

  • Test Class Graduates at Iraqi NCO Academy

    Feb 1, 2008

    Graduating from the Task Force Marne Noncommissioned Officers Academy here on Jan. 28 is just the starting point for 56 Iraqi NCOs.

  • Defense Authorization Act Sets Changes for Guard

    Feb 1, 2008

    The position of the chief of the National Guard Bureau has been elevated to a four-star billet 100 years after the bureau came into existence.

  • Medical Team Restores Sight for Honduras's Needy

    Feb 1, 2008

    A U.S. military medical team has performed more than 170 eye surgeries and restored sight to many people who hadnAca,!a,,ct seen in years at Hospital del Sur, Choluteca, Honduras as part of a Medical Readiness Education and Training Exercise.

  • Ft. Carson Solar Arrays

    Feb 1, 2008

    Ft. Carson creates solar array to save Army money and make installation more environmentally friendly.

  • Brig. Gen. Tucker on WTUs

    Feb 1, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Michael Tucker talks about Warrior Transition Units and how the units provide a place for Soldiers to heal. Sgt. Courtney Thomas reports.

  • Ansbach Opens Gates to Kinderheim Children

    Feb 1, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach invited 43 children from Walburgisheim Von Feucht Kinderheim (a childrenAca,!a,,cs home) to Storck Barracks for a chance to experience Americana celebrations.

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