Archive: Mar 2008

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  • Success is So Sweet

    Mar 19, 2008

    Brian Conklin, a U.S. Agency for International Development representative working with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, walks beside Gen. David Patraeus, commander, Multi-National Force Aca,!" Iraq, as he answers questions from reporters March 12, while patrolling a market area in the town of Sab al Bor, northwest of Baghdad. Gen. Patraeus was on a fact-finding mission to the region to gather information about the many reconciliation and economic successes for that area.

  • Carl P. Cecil quote

    Mar 19, 2008

    Carl P. Cecil, president of the West Point class of 1979, at an ethics and leadership seminar for high school students.

  • Interns Assisting Hohenfels Community

    Mar 19, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" Allison Billhardt, Brittney Hawkins and Susan Daniel are pulling 45-hour weeks to help the smallest members here.

  • MILCON: Rebuilding U.S. Army Hawaii

    Mar 18, 2008

    The Honolulu District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a number of projects at Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter, Tripler Army Medical Center, and other locations throughout the state of Hawaii.

  • Young Leader Makes Magazine's Select List

    Mar 18, 2008

    Penny Koger-Thomas was surprised when she opened the February issue of Ebony Magazine. She was traveling from New York to Alabama in January and was in the Charlotte, N.C., airport. She subscribes to the magazine but bought it at the airport because of the famous personalities and articles mentioned on the front cover.

  • Soldier Input Helps JLENS System Design

    Mar 18, 2008

    Early user assessment is akin to kicking the tires on a new vehicle. ItAca,!a,,cs best for the designers to get the userAca,!a,,cs input before the final product.

  • 260 Returning Iraqi Families Receive Aid

    Mar 18, 2008

    Waving their flags of peace, members of the Mamouri and Khazraj tribes walked toward the Gharani tribe, led by Sheikh Muhammed.

  • USACE Projects in Afghanistan

    Mar 18, 2008

    Corps of Engineers is managing more than two billion dollars in new construction in Afghanistan.

  • DoD Releases Sexual Assault Report

    Mar 18, 2008

    Defense officials released the Aca,!A"Report on Sexual Assault in the MilitaryAca,!A? for the 2007 fiscal year March 14, revealing out of 2,688 reported cases, about 2,000 of the victims opted to share information with law enforcement officers .

  • Army National Guard Urges Motorcycle Safety

    Mar 18, 2008

    Capt. Will Germann was lucky. When he fell off his motorcycle after riding too fast and skidded for 25 yards, he slid onto the sidewalk so oncoming traffic didnAca,!a,,ct hit him. He was wearing a helmet so he didnAca,!a,,ct lose the skin on his face.

  • USACE School Yousefia

    Mar 18, 2008

    USACE is at work on the largest construction program in Iraq since World War II. The building impacts the country's most precious resource, it's children. Mary Cochran reports.

  • Yongsan civilians in uniform raise eyebrows

    Mar 18, 2008

    Some Army civilians are among the handful of "emergency essential civilians" who agree to continue to serve during contingency operations. Other Army civilians will evacuate during noncombatant evacuation operations while EECs will stay behind and continue to work ... in uniform.

  • Long Knives one step closer to deployment: Brigade conducts training rotation in Louisiana

    Mar 18, 2008

    FORT POLK, La. Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs newly re-flagged 4th Brigade Combat Team began its mission readiness exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center with only a few hurdles to climb here March 11.

  • Combat Stress and PTSD: Knowing the Difference

    Mar 18, 2008

    For thousands of Soldiers returning home this spring, homecoming and reintegrating with Family and friends will be more challenging than hugs and parades, the result of stress that begins in-theater.

  • Insides Out

    Mar 18, 2008

    Richard Pace prepares a desktop computer hard drive for re-imaging. Re-imaging is loading the depot operating system and applications such as Word and Outlook.

  • Technicians restore legacy shelters

    Mar 18, 2008

    A team of electronics technicians here are standardizing legacy (first generation) Tactical Operations Center (TOC) shelter components, providing a command and control infrastructure that will allow commanders to execute their mission anywhere in the world.

  • Essence of an Artist

    Mar 18, 2008

    Robert "Stretch" Lewis is a man of many names, who takes on the role of father, husband, electronics mechanic, artist/interior designer and sports fanatic.

  • Schinnen Sort Center Helps Customers Recycle, Save Money

    Mar 18, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs Saturday morning and Alfredo Dorio is busy directing traffic at U.S. Army Garrison SchinnenAca,!a,,cs Recycling Sort Center.

  • West Point Sponsors High School Ethics Conference

    Mar 18, 2008

    Some 122 juniors from 28 northern Virginia high schools gathered last week at George Mason University to discuss ethics and leadership development under the sponsorship of the West Point class of 1979 and the West Point Society of DC.

  • Illinois Soldiers march in Chicago's 53rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade

    Mar 18, 2008

    Illinois Soldiers from the U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion and the U.S. Army Reserve 416th Theater Engineer Command march in the city of Chicago's 53rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday March 15, 2008.

  • The "S" word: Wagonmaster Soldiers learn to help others deal with suicide through conversa

    Mar 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Suicide. ItAca,!a,,cs the Aca,!A"SAca,!A? word a lot of Soldiers donAca,!a,,ct like to talk about, especially when it comes to one of their Aca,!A"battle buddiesAca,!A? committing suicide.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Stephen James conducts parking enforcement in the main parking lot.

  • A Mystery Solved, the Revolution Revisited

    Mar 18, 2008

    The discovery and identification of an 18th Century supply ship of the British Army.

  • Camping in Garmisch Doesn't Mean Roughing It

    Mar 18, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" A stroll through the winter wonderland of the Armed Forces Recreation Center campground here reveals a bucolic setting that seems straight out of a travel book.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Robert Leombruni processes visitors at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Security Division personnel process an average of 250 visitors daily.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer David Fairclough checks a delivery truck arriving at the depot.

  • Distribution of power

    Mar 18, 2008

    Matt Blundetto works on a PP-8479(V) 3/ASM Power Distribution Box Assembly.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Ethan Hammon qualifies with his assigned weapon, an M9 9mm pistol

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Sgt. Jason Orenich, [Duryea resident] responds to a radio call. Orenich, a day-shift desk sergeant, is responsible for receiving queries, monitoring alarms and dispatching patrols.

  • West Point Leadership Conference

    Mar 18, 2008

    Senior West Point Cadet Travis Haigler speaks with high school juniors on the importance of Aca,!A"doing the right thingAca,!A? at the West Point Leadership and Ethics Conference for Northern Virginia High Schools held at George Mason University March 13.

  • Col. Tom James quote

    Mar 18, 2008

    Col. Tom James, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team in Iraq.

  • New Protective Vest

    Mar 18, 2008

    Sgt. Phillip Nichols, a mechanic with Company B, 168th Brigade Support Battalion, gets fitted for his new Improved Outer Tactical Vest at Camp Slayer, Iraq, March 14. The new vests were issued to Soldiers who arrived in-theater with the Interceptor Body Armor. The Soldiers also must have 120 days or more remaining in their deployment.

  • MILCON: Fort Lee Expanding under BRAC

    Mar 17, 2008

    With the signing into law of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Act by President George W. Bush on Nov. 9, 2005, the landscape of Fort Lee would forever be changed.

  • Army Employee Helping in Albania after Deadly Explosions

    Mar 17, 2008

    An Army Corps of Engineer employee is helping Albanian officials identify humanitarian aid needed following a series of deadly explosions Sunday near Tirana, the Albanian capital.

  • Team Tobyhanna Resets 8 ESVs in field; Georgia-based Army Unit meets deployment schedule

    Mar 17, 2008

    The first field Reset of eight AN/ASM-189 electronics vans completed by Team Tobyhanna ensured a Georgia-based Army unit was able to deploy to Iraq.

  • Exercise tests Army War College students to think, act under pressure

    Mar 17, 2008

  • Army Sets Way Ahead for Correspondence Course Testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, directed on Dec. 16 that the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course ProgramAca,!a,,cs on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • The Way Ahead for Army Correspondence Course Program on-line testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    On Dec. 16, the commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Gen. William S. Wallace, directed the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, to determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course Program's (ACCP) on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • Three Soldiers Qualify for Olympic Shotgun Team

    Mar 17, 2008

    The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Shooting (Shotgun) concluded March 16 with Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., earning a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Skeet. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers Pfc. Walton Glenn Eller III and Spc. Jeffrey G. Holguin were selected to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Double Trap March 15.

  • Keeping Precious Cargo Safe

    Mar 17, 2008

    The Soldier of Headquarters Support Company, Task Force Dragon, Fort Bragg, N.C., provide convoy security for select servicemember and civilian passengers traveling through Baghdad.

  • Mental Health Report

    Mar 17, 2008

    The Army's fifth annual Mental Health Report is released.

  • PRT Training

    Mar 17, 2008

    At Fort Bragg, Afghanistan is the focus of a larger-than-life training exercise. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Army Emergency Relief Campaign Kicks Off

    Mar 17, 2008

    The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign began March 1 and continues through May 15.

  • Sgt. Amanda Timmer quote

    Mar 17, 2008

    Army Sgt. Amanda Timmer, who helped set up an Internet center for the Kut Girls Secondary School in Iraq.

  • FM 3-0 Release Letter

    Mar 14, 2008

  • Army Contracting Command activation

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command is activated.

  • MILCON: Fort Riley Getting Makeover

    Mar 14, 2008

    Call it an extreme military makeover. ThatAca,!a,,cs essentially what Fort Riley, Kan., has been undergoing since 2003, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began overseeing an ever-increasing number of upgrades to the installation, home to 35,069 Soldiers and civilians.

  • Tripler exhibits art of dealing with cancer

    Mar 14, 2008

    Ricky LumangAca,!a,,cs red tears are the pain of leukemia, the chemotherapy turning his smooth head a much darker shade against the choppy, crayon-colored blue sky. Nine-year-old RizelleAca,!a,,cs portrait of her fatherAca,!a,,cs struggle with bone-marrow cancer was part of an art exhibit here March 7-8 entitled Aca,!A"Oncology on Canvas,Aca,!A? TriplerAca,!a,,cs version of an international exposition encouraging those touched by cancer to relate their emotions through art.

  • Senior noncommissioned officer says goodbye, thank you for the 30 years

    Mar 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Medals sat in perfect intervals across his chest, service ribbons clenched onto his freshly-pressed arm sleeve, laces held together his glossy dress shoes, while the big, yellow and black patch stood tall on his shoulder. But, sadly it would be the last occasion he would wear the uniform.

  • 2 BCT Run

    Mar 14, 2008

  • Cav Soldier remembered for his loyalty; faith

    Mar 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division gathered together March 12 to remember the life of Spc. Joshua Carrol, who died as the results of an automobile accident Feb. 26 in Cameron, Texas.

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony held for world-class Natick facility

    Mar 14, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. -- On March 7, the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center here held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Thermal Test Facility. This facility will provide the centerAca,!a,,cs researchers with unprecedented capabilities to evaluate the effect of flame and thermal threats against protective clothing and individual equipment. It also will assist in the development of new and improved materials for flame and thermal protection for the individual Soldier.

  • AMC stands up provisional contracting command

    Mar 14, 2008

    With the uncasing and transfer of the flag from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command to its new executive director and the reading of the permanent orders, the Army Contracting Command is now a provisional major subordinate command of AMC.

  • 'Big Red One' Brigade Gets Tap for Afghanistan Deployment

    Mar 14, 2008

    The Department of Defense has announced that the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas, will deploy to Afghanistan beginning in June.

  • She is quite a Fellow

    Mar 14, 2008

    Assisting in the development of civilian leaders who thrive in diverse situations is one of the tasks of the Army Management Staff College. Creating multi-functional leaders for the future is one of the tasks of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Fellows program. Watching these two functions align was a privilege.

  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B. Peake speaks during Army Day at the American College of Healt

    Mar 14, 2008

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B. Peake stressed the need for continued cooperation between military and Veterans Affairs hospitals in treating wounded veterans in a speech Thursday, March 13 given to members of the Army Medical Department at the 2008 American College of Health Executives Conference in Chicago.

  • Army Stands Up Contracting Command

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Thursday activated the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ability to respond globally in support of warfightersAca,!a,,c needs.

  • Rapid Equipping Force Partners With D.C. High School

    Mar 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Army News Service, March 14, 2008) -- The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Rapid Equipping Force has renewed its partnership with Washington, D.C.Aca,!a,,cs, Ballou Senior High School to support a team of students as they gear up to participate in the annual FIRST Regional Robotics Competition.

  • Troops Take a Moment to Reconnect; Pray

    Mar 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" In the hectic fields of battle, Soldiers are often thinking of their buddies on their right and left, hoping that they will be kept out of danger. That mentality doesnAca,!a,,ct necessarily change when the bullets stop flying.

  • Operation MySpace

    Mar 14, 2008

    Operation MySpace brought 5,000 troops together in the Kuwaiti desert this week for a jam-packed concert.

  • USACE Schofield Barracks

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is investing a billion dollars and upgrading quality of life for single soldiers at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

  • Americans Tackle 500-year-old Belgian Tradition

    Mar 14, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" For more than 500 years, ChiAfA..vres residents have been extending the Aca,!A"Fat TuesdayAca,!A? party by playing Crossage on Ash Wednesday.

  • Gen. Bantz J. Craddock quote

    Mar 14, 2008

    Gen. Bantz J. Craddock, NATOAca,!a,,cs supreme allied commander in testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, March 12. Several eastern European nations, including Croatia, Albania and Macedonia wish to join NATO.

  • Army Family Covenant Saves Schweinfurt Families Thousands

    Mar 14, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" When measuring an impact of the Army Family Covenant here, one big number jumps out: $25,548.

  • Contracting Command Forms at Belvoir

    Mar 13, 2008

    Jeffrey P. Parsons prepares to accept a flag during the standing up of the new Army Contracting Command (provisional) March 13 at Fort Belvoir, Va. The new command will provide global contracting capability in support of warfighter needs across the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Contracting Command Stands up at Belvoir

    Mar 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command under Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin (left) stands up the Army Contracting Command (provisional) March 13 at Fort Belvoir, Va., under the leadership of ACC Executive Director Jeffrey P. Parsons (center) as AMC Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger looks on. The new command will provide global contracting capability in support of warfighter needs across the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Enlisted Aides Support Mission Behind Scenes

    Mar 13, 2008

    If the general looks sharp in his uniform, they'll beam with pride. If the admiral's official quarters are clean and orderly, they'll gladly take credit. And if the ambassador to Japan is floored by the hors d'oeuvres, the hospitality knockout is all theirs.

  • U.S. Declares War on Germany...

    Mar 13, 2008

  • Culinary Arts Competition Heats Up

    Mar 13, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top chefs gathered at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, here this week to trade recipes, techniques, join the Culinary Arts Team and become better chefs.

  • Returning from 15-month deployment spurs celebration

    Mar 13, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers with the 1st Cavalry Division played pool, rode a mechanical bull, enjoyed some food and beverages and danced the night away March 8.

  • bg brooks quote

    Mar 13, 2008

    Brig. Gen. (P) Vincent K. Brooks 1st Cavalry Division Commanding General

  • Soldiers complete urban combat training

    Mar 13, 2008

    About 120 permanent-party Soldiers from the 1st Aviation Brigade completed a Aca,!A"round robinAca,!A? training event March 1.

  • "I've Been Everywhere" Video

    Mar 13, 2008

    A unique Iraq twist to Johnny Cash's popular "I've Been Everywhere" song. Features the 1st Cavalry Division in their deployment to Iraq in 2006-2008.

  • Phenomenal Effort

    Mar 13, 2008

    Fort Rucker and Wiregrass area communities responded to a bus accident at Mateson Range Sunday, March 9. Thanks to the community response effort, within one hour of the accident, all 23 wounded Marines on board had been taken to local medical facilities.

  • Northern Iowa Community Leaders Meet with Senior Army Leadership

    Mar 13, 2008

    More than a dozen leaders from two northern Iowa communities met with senior Army leadership Wednesday at the Pentagon to learn more about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs mission and the challenges it faces.

  • Drill sergeants training right on the mark

    Mar 13, 2008

    Aca,!A"We are teaching them to master the four fundamentals of rifle marksmanship and the tactical methodology behind them so that they can incorporate it into their training of Soldiers,Aca,!A? Keeney said. Aca,!A"Then we expand on the four major fundamentals.Aca,!A?

  • Torture House Taken Out

    Mar 13, 2008

    A tactical strike team takes out a torture house in Iraq.

  • Veterans Salute

    Mar 13, 2008

    Hospitalized veterans in Atlanta are the center of attention during a visit by Soldiers from USARCENT. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Gen. Burwell B. Bell quote

    Mar 13, 2008

    Gen. Burwell B. Bell, commander, U.S. Forces Korea, in testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, March 11.

  • A Convenient Stone

    Mar 13, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Mathew Davies uses his radio while providing security during a traffic-control point inspection in Yarmouk, Iraq, March 5, 2008. He is from Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Military Culinarians Compete

    Mar 12, 2008

    The 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition is held annually at Fort Lee, Va. This year's competition, March 1-14, features field kitchen cooking, Armed Forces Chef and Junior Chef of the Year, events, student skills competition and ends with an awards ceremony where the Installation of the Year award is presented.

  • Food Service Instructors Savor Challenge

    Mar 12, 2008

    A last minute team cancellation at the Armed Forces Field Kitchen Event March 7 provided a group of Fort Lee food service instructors the opportunity to showcase their skills. Given a few minutes of preparation, an empty mobile kitchen trailer and a list of rations, the self-proclaimed Aca,!A"Dream TeamAca,!A? set to doing what they do best. Aca,!A"Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs finest are simply doing what they teach advanced individual training students every day,Aca,!A? said Staff Sgt. Leroy Hamlett, as he observed his colleaguesAca,!a,,c performance a few feet away. Hamlett was a member of the support staff at the field site, which was operated under Chief Warrant Officer 4 Georgene Davis, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence.

  • Judges Ensure Military Culinarians Improve Their Craft

    Mar 12, 2008

    Chef judges do more than just grill the culinarians at this competition. They mentor them as much as they judge their work. Aca,!A"The competitor should go away feeling good because they know what to do to make themselves better,Aca,!A? said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Robert Sparks, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, culinary skills division chief.

  • Enlisted Aides Work Behind Scenes to Support U.S. Military Flag Officers

    Mar 12, 2008

    If the admiralAca,!a,,cs official quarters are clean and orderly, theyAca,!a,,cll gladly take credit. And if the ambassador to Japan is floored by the hors dAca,!a,,coeuvres, the hospitality knockout is all theirs. Welcome to the world of the enlisted aide, where military members take on the little things like preparing uniforms, cooking and managing a household so that admirals and generals can concentrate on the bigger things.

  • Jessica Simpson Joins the Army

    Mar 12, 2008

    Singer-actress Jessica Simpson may not be a major movie star yet, but troops in Kuwait flocked to see her latest film, Aca,!A"Major Movie Star,Aca,!A? when a free screening was offered Monday at Camp Buehring.

  • AMC CG visits Redstone Arsenal

    Mar 12, 2008

  • HQAMC-Forward hires first active duty, civilian employees at Redstone

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - As the U.S. Army Materiel Command prepares for its permanent transition to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Headquarters Army Materiel Command Aca,!" Forward is expanding the AMC family with the hiring of the first civilian and active duty employees at Redstone.

  • Army logisticians encouraged to attend annual training workshop

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This yearAca,!a,,cs workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

  • Soldiers get appreciation; polish pizza-making skills at fun-filled event

    Mar 12, 2008

    COOPERAS COVE, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"I donAca,!a,,ct know anybody who doesnAca,!a,,ct like pizza,Aca,!A? said Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Johndrow, the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs top noncommissioned officer and a self-proclaimed pizza-lover.

  • Chairman of Joint Chiefs Visits Warhorse Soldiers

    Mar 12, 2008

    Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers Mar. 10 at Fort Carson.

  • The Kwajalein Hourglass

    Mar 12, 2008

  • The Army Space Journal

    Mar 12, 2008

  • Command Fact Sheets

    Mar 12, 2008

  • Iraqi Security Volunteers Receive First Month's Pay

    Mar 12, 2008

    Sons of Iraq (Abna al Iraq) volunteers gathered outside a crowded council building in the village of Abayachi, north of Baghdad on March 2 to get their pictures taken and fingerprints cataloged in preparation for their first pay day.

  • Schweinfurt Youth Sports Receives $20K in Grants

    Mar 12, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt Child and Youth Sports programs recently received more than $20,000 in grants from the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA).

  • New Force Protection Program Put into Action at Heidelberg

    Mar 12, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Garrison leaders here found themselves responding to a hostage taking and explosions during a realistic exercise that assessed leadership reaction while under fire.

  • Suicide Prevention Task Force Program starts in CONUS

    Mar 12, 2008

    In an effort to counteract rising suicide rates and keep Soldiers and their Family members spiritually, emotionally and mentally fit, the Suicide Prevention Task Force process is being imported to some U.S. installations from Europe.

  • Schofield Soldier Receives Medal for Act of Heroism

    Mar 12, 2008

    Driving upon the scene of a horrific accident and finding a lone victim near death is a tragic scenario no one wants to encounter. For one Schofield Soldier, that scenario became a reality July 30, 2006.

  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

    Mar 12, 2008

    The producers of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition are looking for troops to identify deserving Soldiers who's home is in need of a makeover for an upcoming show.

  • Motorcycle Simulator

    Mar 12, 2008

    Before you strap on your helmets and chaps, Fort Stewart has a 'simulated' way to keep you safe. Kristin Smith reports.

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