Archive: Mar 2008

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  • Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV quote

    Mar 12, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, visiting the Times Square military recruiting station March 10 to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the structure last week.

  • Ambassadors of Goodwill

    Mar 12, 2008

    Spc. Marc Fillie and a fellow Soldier deliver rice to an Iraqi home during a humanitarian aid mission in Al Makum. The Soldiers are from 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

  • EUCOM Quality of Life Conference underway

    Mar 12, 2008

    Garmisch, Germany (Mar. 12, 2008) Aca,!" The European Command's Quality of Life Conference entered its first full day of activities Monday as delegates, subject matter experts and facilitators began 14 hours of brainstorming and developing issues during the next three days. The meetings are held annually to allow service members and their families a chance to bring issues to senior leaders. "This year's theme, 'Share and Advance' denotes the key role each of you will play in sharing your extensive experience to ultimately advance the quality of life for service members, civilians and their families within the European theater," said Navy Cmdr. Stacy Henderson, U.S. European Command and Quality of Life mistress of ceremonies, as she addressed the group during the welcome session.

  • Botswanan logistics officers learn deployment procedures during Germany visit

    Mar 12, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Mar. 12, 2008) -- With the ongoing operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas around the world, it is critical for military forces of different nations to work together. Aca,!A"One of the most important things you need are friends and allies; you need help,Aca,!A? said Dr. William Stokes, host nation support officer for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command here. Aca,!A"If you donAca,!a,,ct have them, it becomes enormously difficult to accomplish your mission.Aca,!A? Stokes and other members of the 21st TSC and one of its subordinate units, the 7th Army Reserve Command, fostered one relationship when it hosted a visit by three logistics officers from the Botswana Defense Forces earlier this month.

  • MILCON: Fort Benning Expanding

    Mar 11, 2008

    The planning for the expansion at Fort Benning, Ga., began in 2001. Since then more than $1 billion in construction to support Soldiers and their families have either been completed or under construction by 2011.

  • Army Educator Helping African Students

    Mar 11, 2008

    Deployed to Africa, in a sliver of a country between Somalia and Ethiopia, an education counselor from Camp Darby, Italy, is assisting students beyond the fence perimeter.

  • JLTV one step closer to entering technology development

    Mar 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army and Marine Corps co-hosted a three-day preproposal conference at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Feb. 19-21, to inform industry of the U.S. governmentAca,!a,,cs acquisition strategy for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program.

  • White Sands Testing New Laser Devices

    Mar 11, 2008

    A new series of laser aiming and illumination devices for Soldiers' weapons are now being tested at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Gen. Daniel McNeill Interview

    Mar 11, 2008

    SRTV's Gail McCabe sits down to speak with Gen. Daniel McNeill, Commander, NATO ISAF.

  • Diyala Province

    Mar 11, 2008

    Successful surge operations have chased the enemy in Iraq to the north and south of Baghdad. Gail McCabe reports from the Diyala Province where Al-Qaeda strongholds are being stamped out.

  • Long Knife Artillery Battalion prepares Soldiers, Families for deployment: 5-82 Field Artillery Regi

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The Long Knife BrigadeAca,!a,,cs field artillery battalion held a pre-deployment briefing for both Soldiers and their Family Members at an offsite training area in Austin late February.

  • AMC to activate new Army Contracting Command (provisional)

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Materiel Command will activate the U.S. Army Contracting Command as a provisional major subordinate command in a ceremony here March 13 at 1 p.m.

  • Chemical Corps Soldier personifies personal courage, places mission first

    Mar 11, 2008

    Chemical Corps Soldier Sgt. Charles A. Claude Jr., redeployed to Fort Bliss, Texas, in December 2007, after serving a 15 month tour in Mosul, Iraq, with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, where he earned the Bronze Star with Aca,!A"VAca,!A? device for valor and the Purple Heart for doing what heAca,!a,,cs always done Aca,!" Aca,!A"placing the mission first.Aca,!A?

  • Chaplain Assistant Jumps into Women's History

    Mar 11, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Monica J. Dixon, the Multi-National Corps-Iraq chaplain sergeant major, is the first female chaplain assistant to achieve jumpmaster status.

  • Cobras become Long Knives: 4th BCT, 4th inf. Div. re-flags to join 1st Cav. Division

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT HOOD Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division bid farewell to one brigade combat team and welcomed another in one week.

  • Silver Star to Female Soldier

    Mar 11, 2008

    Spc. Monica Brown is the first female Soldier in Afghanistan to receive the Silver Star.

  • Retamozzo Keeps Olympic Dream Alive at Armed Forces Boxing Championships

    Mar 11, 2008

    National Guard Sgt. Cherri Retamozzo returned from a four-year hiatus from the ring to win two bouts in the 2008 Armed Forces Boxing Championships Feb. 5-7 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. On the eve of her 26th birthday, Retamozzo won a 34-11 decision against NavyAca,!a,,cs Sonia Deputee of Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, Calif.

  • From C-rations to MREs...NSRDEC improves Soldier rations

    Mar 11, 2008

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate showcased its latest in meal technology March 5 at the Pentagon to the Secretary of the Army and guests.

  • Team honored for role in Lebanon's campaign against terror

    Mar 11, 2008

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - A TACOM LCMC Rock Island team that answered an urgent requirement in June 2007 received accolades from TACOM LCMCAca,!a,,cs commanding general during his visit here Feb. 20.

  • 1st Cav Cdr: Soldiers Key Ingredient in Deployment's Success

    Mar 11, 2008

    The commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division spotlighted the effects on violence the First-Team led troop surge had on violence in Iraq throughout the divisionAca,!a,,cs recent deployment during an Association of the United States Army chapter meeting here March 5.

  • ITR Military Tours Program to unveil Australian vacation packages

    Mar 11, 2008

    The joint services Australia Military Tours Program might encourage folks with a desire to vacation Aca,!A"Down UnderAca,!A? to take the plunge. The U.S. Army Information, Ticket and Reservation Travel Show, featuring Australian Getaways, will be at Fort Belvoir, Va., from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on March 4; Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., on March 5; Fort Stewart, Ga., on March 6; and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation/ITT/ITR Vendors Fair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on March 9.

  • 'Chosen Company' patrols rugged hills and valleys of Afghanistan's Nuristan Province

    Mar 11, 2008

    NURISTAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Mar. 11, 2008) -- Just after sunrise on the first day of March, Soldiers from the 2nd platoon of Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, set out for a long day patrolling the mountains around their base in search of signs of enemy activity in the area. The companyAca,!a,,cs 3rd squad set out from Forward Operating Base Bella and moved through the valley of Jamachgal-Khwar to begin traversing the steep mountains of the region. They completed their patrol late in the afternoon after what looks like a 3-kilometer trek on a map, but in reality was much longer.

  • General Visits Times Square Recruiting Station

    Mar 11, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, visited the Times Square military recruiting station Monday to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the station last Thursday.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Michael Loetz quote

    Mar 11, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Loetz, who received a Bronze Star Medal for saving the life of an Afghan truck driver.

  • Extra! Extra!

    Mar 11, 2008

    Sgt. Jamie Rivas, from the 312th Tactical Psychological Operations Company, hands out an issue of the Aca,!A"Baghdad NowAca,!A? newspaper to an Iraq lady in the Rashid district of Baghdad.

  • Armament experts train Afghan mechanics to work with U.S. small-arms

    Mar 11, 2008

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Mar. 11, 2008) -- Soldiers from the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion trained a group of Afghan National Army mechanics in small-arms repair at Forward Operating Base Fenty, March 3. The training brought together troops of the ANAAca,!a,,cs 5th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps and Soldiers from the armament section of Company B of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team's support battalion. The Afghan participants learned about gas- and recoil-operated weapons and their functions; trained in weapons clearing, disassembly, reassembly and functions check procedures; and learned how to identify faults on the U.S. M-4 rifle and M-249 Squad Automatic Weapon and Russian-made PKM machine guns.

  • Military Police Soldiers provide on-the-job training for new Iraqi policemen

    Mar 11, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Mar. 11, 2008) -- For the past month four 18th Military Police Brigade Soldiers have been living at the Jamia Iraqi Police Station and training the Iraqi Police force there. The Iraqi police officers at the Jamia Police Station and Joint Security Station, former Sons of Iraq (Abna al-Iraq) members, are now conducting on-the-job training with the 401st Military Police Company Police Transition Team. The OJT phase follows a two-week basic recruiting course the IP officers completed at the Camp Fiji and al Furat Police Training Academies here.

  • Aviation Life Support Equipment team takes care of equipment that takes care of pilots

    Mar 11, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Mar. 11, 2008) -- Have you ever been walking and had a small rock get inside your shoe' Remember that sharp, and annoying, discomfort you felt with every step you took' Now imagine having to walk around for hours with that rock in your shoe and not being able to remove it. An aviator can experience a similar type of pain during a mission if a piece of equipment -- such as a flight helmet -- needs to be fixed or just doesnAca,!a,,ct fit properly. The 12th Combat Aviation BrigadeAca,!a,,cs Aviation Life Support Equipment shop is responsible for inspecting and repairing that equipment for aviators in Multi-National Division - Baghdad.

  • Vicenza Hosts Family Assistance Workshop

    Mar 11, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" The Vicenza Military Community hosted the first Europe-based Joint Services Family Assistance workshop for service providers recently. The workshop featured an Office of the Secretary of Defense team of subject-matter experts from areas such as relocation assistance, children and youth initiatives and counseling.

  • Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson quote

    Mar 10, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and IMCOM Commanding General

  • White Sands Testing New Weapons to Counter IEDs

    Mar 10, 2008

    Science fiction is becoming reality at the Joint Directed Energy Test Site at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The site, currently undergoing an expansion, is being used to test and evaluate new directed-energy weapons designed to detect and destroy Improvised Explosive Devices.

  • CAC Commander visits Times Square recruiting station

    Mar 10, 2008

    The commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, visited the Times Square military recruiting station this morning to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the station last Thursday.

  • Combat Feeding Directorate

    Mar 10, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate and the advances made to the Unitized Group Ration-Express and the First Strike Ration.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Mellinger Interview

    Mar 10, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights its first interview with Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-03-10)

    Mar 10, 2008

    RDECOM Update is an initiative of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Public Affairs Office, to supplement its award-winning monthly magazine. The goal is to provide a snapshot approach of news and information throughout the command.

  • Paratrooper Saves French Soldier's Life

    Mar 10, 2008

    Spc. Nicholas Colgin heard the call for Aca,!A"medicAca,!A? and responded by running through sporadic enemy fire to a wounded French soldier. Hospital officials said ColginAca,!a,,cs actions ultimately saved the French soldierAca,!a,,cs life.

  • Excalibur Round Debuts in Afghanistan

    Mar 10, 2008

    Soldiers fired the first 155mm GPS-guided Excalibur artillery round in Afghanistan Feb. 25.

  • Times Square Recruiting

    Mar 10, 2008

    It's back to business as usual for the Times Square New York City Military Recruiting Center after a bomb exploded there Thursday.

  • Mustangs go virtual for first time since returning from Iraq

    Mar 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Just a few weeks after returning from a well-earned vacation, the troops from Company C, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, are already getting back in the driverAca,!a,,cs seat.

  • Brigade joins 1st Cav. Div.

    Mar 10, 2008

    4th Infantry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team reflagged as 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team during a ceremony held on March 7th.

  • Soldiers: Key ingredient in deployment's success

    Mar 10, 2008

    KILLEEN, Texas Aca,!" Commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division painted a portrait of the First TeamAca,!a,,cs recent deployment to Iraq during an Association of the United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs Central Texas Aca,!" Ford Hood Chapter meeting held at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center March 5.

  • Spartans ease into garrison duties with fun week

    Mar 10, 2008

    With the majority of the brigade having recently returned from vacation after their deployment, the Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are beginning the transition from life in a combat zone to life in garrison.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Mar 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, referring to Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, now 107, the last surviving American World War I veteran.

  • Making Tracks

    Mar 10, 2008

    Minnesota National Guard Soldiers follow along behind a track vehicle as they conduct cold-weather training at Camp Vearnes, Norway. The Soldiers are participating in the 35th annual U.S./Norwegian Troop Reciprocal Exchange, a two-week training and cultural exchange program.

  • Coming soon to Schweinfurt: Warrior Adventure Quest

    Mar 10, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt is one of 14 garrisons in the Army and the only one in Installation Management Command-Europe selected to receive funding for the Warrior Adventure Quest.

  • 12th Combat Aviation Brigade attorney teaches law of armed conflict to Iraqi Air Force cadets

    Mar 10, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Mar. 10, 2007) -- Teaching law to brand-new military officers can get pretty complicated. The nuances and Aca,!A"what ifAca,!A? scenarios can be so confusing, they might as well be written in Arabic. For an American Army staff judge advocate, teaching those laws to Iraqi air force cadets, the best way to clear up the confusion was to do just that. Maj. James Teixeira, an Army attorney for the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, has been teaching the law of armed conflict and military justice classes for years. They are required classes for the Army; American Soldiers get at least some version of the training about every six months.

  • Chaplain assistant jumps into women's history

    Mar 8, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Monica J. Dixon, an Ashville, N.C., native, Multi-National Corps-Iraq chaplain sergeant major, is the first female chaplain assistant to achieve jumpmaster status.

  • Army Wins at Lehigh in Overtime, Drops Semifinal to American U

    Mar 7, 2008

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. Aca,!" Josh Miller scored a career-high 25 points, including 19 after halftime, to lead the fifth-seeded Army menAca,!a,,cs basketball team to a come-from-behind, 64-61 overtime victory against No. 4 Lehigh at Stabler Arena on Wednesday, March 5 in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament.

  • Motorcycle safety

    Mar 7, 2008

    Command team members lead the way at Fort Gordon to make motorcycle safety priority one by taking the required Department of Defense courses.

  • Army, State Department Partner on Stability Operations

    Mar 7, 2008

    When it comes to conducting stability operations, a new core mission for Soldiers, the Army wonAca,!a,,ct be going it alone.

  • March 7, 2008 - Letter to Army Recruiters

    Mar 7, 2008

    Letter from Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey Jr. to Army Recruiters, regarding the recent attack on a recruitment station in Times Square, NYC.

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. Quote

    Mar 7, 2008

  • February 2008 - Opening Remarks Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense

    Mar 7, 2008

    Opening remarks to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense by General George Casey, Army Chief of Staff

  • February 2008 - Opening Remarks House Armed Services Committee

    Mar 7, 2008

    Opening remarks to the House Armed Services Committee by General George W. Casey, Army Chief of Staff

  • February 2008 - Opening Remarks Senate Armed Services Committee

    Mar 7, 2008

    As delivered opening remarks by General George Casey, Army Chief of Staff

  • WWI Exhibit Unveiled

    Mar 7, 2008

    The military honors the last living World War I veteran, Cpl. (Ret.) Frank Buckles, age 107. George McNamara has more.

  • Army Releases Fifth Mental Health Study

    Mar 7, 2008

    A team of Army behavioral healthcare providers shared findings of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs fifth Mental Health Advisory Team, known as MHAT-5, with news media Thursday at the Pentagon.

  • Cobras run together one last time

    Mar 7, 2008

  • Grey Wolf wounded warriors receive walking sticks

    Mar 7, 2008

    FOR HOOD, TexasAca,!"A group of Soldiers and civilians from the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, took a trip to Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Feb. 22.

  • TRADOC Soldier pins on Purple Heart

    Mar 7, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd Maggard of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Protocol Office was presented the Purple Heart today for injuries he suffered in combat during his recent service in Iraq. The presentation was made by Gen. William S. Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General.

  • Schofield Barracks

    Mar 7, 2008

    The Army is investing 40 billion dollars over the next five years to build and refurbish facilities world wide. This benefits the entire Army family. Mary Cochran reports how the upgrades effect single Soldier living at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.

  • Letterkenny, Wilson College form education partnership

    Mar 7, 2008

    A symbolic signing ceremony was held Feb. 25 on the campus of Wilson College to establish an education/training partnership between Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., and Wilson College.

  • ROC drill prepares units in Afghanistan for arrival of new MRAPs

    Mar 7, 2008

    To prepare for the upcoming delivery of the new Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, the 401st Army Field Support Brigade-Afghanistan recently conducted a MRAP Rehearsal of Concept fielding drill.

  • 1,000th CSS VSAT terminal rolls off the line

    Mar 7, 2008

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. - The 1,000th Combat Service Support Very Small Aperture Terminal rolled off the assembly line at the plant of L-3 Global Communications Solutions, Inc. in Victor, N.Y. Jan. 9.

  • Communications pipes will expand to meet future demand

    Mar 7, 2008

    In the future, the Army will continue to provide many capabilities to enhance the WarfighterAca,!a,,cs ability to fulfill his or her mission. Its communications pipe will expand to allow for such capabilities.

  • Frank Buckles, WWI Veteran

    Mar 7, 2008

    Feature on Cpl. (Ret.) Frank Buckles the last living American WWI Veteran who was an ambulance driver during the war. Col. Paul Little reports.

  • Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble Inducted Into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

    Mar 7, 2008

    Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble, first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the Medal of Honor, inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

  • Times Square Recruiting Station Bombing Causes Minor Damage

    Mar 7, 2008

    No one was injured and only minor structural damage was reported after a bomb went off outside the Armed Forces Recruiting Station in New York CityAca,!a,,cs Times Square early Thursday morning.

  • Brig. Gen. Robert M. Brown quote

    Mar 7, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Robert M. Brown, Program Executive Officer, Soldier and commander, U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center

  • Honoring Afghan Women

    Mar 7, 2008

    (From left) Afghan Army Brig. Gen. Khatool Mohammadzai; Dr. Husn Banu Ghazanfar, from the Ministry of Women's Affairs; and Brig. Gen. Rodney Anderson, deputy commander, Combined Joint Task Force-82, cut a cake during an international women's day celebration on Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, March 3, 2008.

  • Army Salutes Last Doughboy

    Mar 7, 2008

    The last American known to have served in France during World War I was on hand to help Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren unveil a new portrait exhibit at the Pentagon Thursday.

  • Healing is Job One for Wounded Troops

    Mar 7, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Injured Wiesbaden warriors received firsthand assurances by the Army leader responsible for warrior care and transition that nothing has higher priority than their recovery.

  • The Last Doughboy

    Mar 7, 2008

    Former Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, age 107, the last of the American 4.7 million doughboys who fought in World War I, was saluted by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren at a portrait-exhibit dedication at the Pentagon March 6. In 2006, photographer David DeJonge set out to document AmericaAca,!a,,cs remaining World War I veterans. He has donated his collection of nine portraits to the Pentagon, where they will remain on permanent display.

  • Strykers Visit Korea

    Mar 7, 2008

    From the moment the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Inf. Div. rolled onto "Rod Range" it was not difficult to see why they Strike First and Strike Hard.Aca,!A?

  • 'Manchu' Soldiers learn Stryker tactics

    Mar 7, 2008

    Soldiers of Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, had the opportunity to show off their Strykers to the 2-9 Aca,!A"ManchusAca,!A?. Co. C/1-24 stationed at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, visited Korea in support of Key Resolve. During their training, they conducted joint SergeantsAca,!a,,c time Training with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Feb. 21 at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex.

  • KATUSA Soldier excels through Paik, Sun Yup Board

    Mar 7, 2008

    Many KATUSAs want their two-year military service to be a great chance for their life. Sgt. Mo, Min Young, Company B, 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, who won the division-level Paik, Sun Yup Board, is one of them. He encountered the moment and grasped it, being "the one" because he was ready for it.

  • Infantry-'Man's' best friend: C-21

    Mar 6, 2008

    Spc. Christopher Stanfield, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, shares his account and experience working in a Stryker unit as well as the dominance of the Stryker in a combat zone.

  • BSBAca,!a,,cs rodeo proves mission effective for drivers

    Mar 6, 2008

    Under combat conditions, rough roads, urgent maneuvers and other circumstances can take place. The ability to keep Soldiers moving in and out of a combat environment is the key to the success of the mission.

  • Better support for USFK Soldiers: AMC weighs in

    Mar 6, 2008

    Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited the 2nd Infantry Division Feb. 22 as part of an overall visit to the United States Forces Korea Feb. 21-23.

  • Soldiers 'ruck' in remembrance

    Mar 6, 2008

    Eighth U.S. Army hosted a Bataan Memorial Death March Qualifier at Carey Fitness Center, U.S. Army Garrison-Casey Feb. 23 for Servicemembers to compete and qualify for the annual Bataan Memorial Death March in White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This, the official march, consists of a 26.2-mile course with a 35-lb. rucksack.

  • IMCOM Links

    Mar 6, 2008

  • Footpaths of past generations lead to success today

    Mar 6, 2008

    All the while, as he was growing up in Huntsville, Hundley Batts knew what he wanted to do with his life. When asked, the young newspaper delivery boy would tell people Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm going to be a businessman.Aca,!A? And because of the progress made by blacks who came before him, Batts was able to fulfill that dream. Today, Batts is the successful owner of an insurance company and two radio stations, he is a member of several local community and civic organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce, Huntsville Heritage Foundation and Rotary Club, and was recently recognized as one of five 2008 Northern Alabama Business Hall of Fame Laureates by Junior Achievement of Northern Alabama.

  • LOGSA Workers Gather to Remember Past

    Mar 6, 2008

    Cynthia McCollum of the Logistics Support Activity is making history herself. So, it was only fitting that she delivered the keynote address at LOGSAAca,!a,,cs African-American History Month Luncheon.

  • Veterans Reconnect at Orientation

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Feb. 26 orientation for the next group of WWII veterans going on Honor Flight to see their memorial in Washington, D.C. was somewhat of a reunion for Hood, who lived in Huntsville for 30 years before moving to Killen. At the orientation, he reconnected with fellow veterans Gil Crain, who had been in his 1952 wedding; Don Worrell, who he worked with while at NASA in the 1970s; and Horace Bibb, who he used to go to church with.

  • Veterans Reconnect at Orientation

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Feb. 26 orientation for the next group of WWII veterans going on Honor Flight to see their memorial in Washington, D.C. was somewhat of a reunion for Hood, who lived in Huntsville for 30 years before moving to Killen. At the orientation, he reconnected with fellow veterans Gil Crain, who had been in his 1952 wedding; Don Worrell, who he worked with while at NASA in the 1970s; and Horace Bibb, who he used to go to church with.

  • New Combat Chow Options Previewed at Pentagon

    Mar 6, 2008

    Retired Soldiers, modern day warfighters, television news reporters and Department of Defense civilians lined up March 5 to get a little taste of life in the combat zone.

  • Candid Lunch with Army IG on Menu for Tripler Wounded Warriors

    Mar 6, 2008

    U.S. Army Inspector General Lt. Gen. R. Steven Whitcomb talks candidly while eating lunch with Soldiers from Tripler Army Medical CenterAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit at the Schofield Barracks' dining facility March 5.

  • Army Announces Fifth Mental Health Advisory Team (MHAT) Assessment

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Department of the Army announced March 6 the results of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs fifth Mental Health Advisory Team (MHAT) report: MHAT V. This assessment examined the morale and mental health of Soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in the fall of 2007. MHAT V continued the precedent of deploying advisory teams to Iraq and Afghanistan to assess behavioral healthcare requirements of Soldiers.

  • Army announces next steps in U.S. Army Europe transformation

    Mar 6, 2008

    The Army announced today status changes for two Germany-based units as part of its ongoing stationing efforts announced Dec. 19, 2007. These actions were taken to comply with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act and will coincide with U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs transformation efforts.

  • Sun Sets on Long Knife Brigade, Rises on Highlanders

    Mar 6, 2008

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division made history Tuesday as they reflagged to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division during a noon ceremony at Noel Field here.

  • Senior Leaders Seek Stronger Bonds at Home

    Mar 6, 2008

    Senior leaders from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered with their spouses for a weekend to learn some techniques to keep their relationships strong.

  • Norwegian Wood

    Mar 6, 2008

    A Minnesota Army National Guard Soldier builds a campfire during the 35th annual U.S./Norwegian Troop Reciprocal Exchange on Camp Vearnes, Norway.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody quote

    Mar 6, 2008

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody, during Master Sgt. Woodrow KeebleAca,!a,,cs posthumous induction into the Hall of Heroes a day after President Bush bestowed the Medal of Honor on the Korean War hero.

  • Sun sets on Long Knife, rises on Highlanders: 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div. re-flags to join 1st Armored Di

    Mar 6, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division made history Wednesday as they re-flagged to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division during a noon ceremony at Noel Field March 4.

  • Senior leaders seek stronger bonds at home

    Mar 6, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Senior leaders from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered with their spouses for a weekend to learn some techniques to keep their relationships strong.

  • Army Science Board meets with Ironhorse Brigade to discuss Iraq

    Mar 6, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Members of the Army Science BoardAca,!"an advisory panel of experts from various military, technical and scientific backgroundsAca,!"met with senior leadership from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division here Feb. 27 in a series of meetings to discuss lessons learned from the brigadeAca,!a,,cs recent deployment, Operation Iraqi Freedom Rotation 06-08.

  • Ansbach's Hearts Apart Helps Fill Separation Gaps

    Mar 6, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Separation is a fact of life for military families, and U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Army Community Service wants to help people get through it.

  • MNC-I welcomes Royal Tongan Marines' third contingent to Iraq

    Mar 6, 2008

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" The third contingent of Royal Tongan Marines to deploy to Iraq took security control of the 46,000 square-foot Al-Faw Palace here during a transfer of authority ceremony Feb. 28.

  • Living Successfully: Making the Most of Long Separations

    Mar 6, 2008

    Friends, yoga, a family support group, online courses, England and a toddler lifted a new Army wife out of her funk when her husband went to war.

  • IMCOM-Europe Youth Benefiting from Covenant

    Mar 6, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Last October, the Army Family Covenant was announced as garrison-level signings were held worldwide. The $1.4 billion service-wide program promised to improve the lives of military Families, especially those impacted the most by a high operations tempo that isnAca,!a,,ct slowing down any time soon.

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