Archive: Mar 2008

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  • In the Heat of Competition, Chefs Share Experience

    Mar 5, 2008

    On Fort Lee, McLaughlin Hall is the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, where military chefs from all over the world learn the skills of their trade. Even as the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition heats up, it still serves as a training environment for the chefs trying to earn gold, silver and bronze awards. A roomful of competitors gathered Saturday for an hour-long tutorial in preparation for the Armed Forces and Junior Chef of the Year events.

  • 'Penguin walk' popular on slippery surfaces

    Mar 5, 2008

    When the temperature drops the number of slips and falls tends to rise. Vigilance and caution are fundamental to keeping Tobyhanna employees safe in wet and icy conditions common to northeastern Pennsylvania during the winter.

  • Aca,!EoeGrey WolfAca,!a,,c CSM motivates elementary school in Austin

    Mar 5, 2008

  • Room dedicated to Medal of Honor recipient

    Mar 5, 2008

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted Into Hall of Heroes

    Mar 5, 2008

    The Defense Department posthumously inducted Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble into its Hall of Heroes Tuesday, a day after President Bush bestowed the Medal of Honor on the Korean War hero.

  • Bagram Airfield Hosts International Women's Day

    Mar 5, 2008

    WomenAca,!a,,cs history month kicked off with a celebration of International WomenAca,!a,,cs Day here March 3. International WomenAca,!a,,cs Day is an official holiday held every March 8 in 23 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia to commemorate the economic, political and social struggles and achievements of women worldwide.

  • Cobras give gift of life to deployed Soldiers

    Mar 5, 2008

    Soldiers lined up inside the 704th Brigade Support Battalion's motor pool Feb. 7 to donate blood and help fellow battle buddies currently deployed to Iraq.

  • Soldiers Can Fast Track Careers with Education Programs

    Mar 5, 2008

    Soldiers who may be stuck in their careers because of busy schedules or limited educations can turn to the Basic Skills Education Program to help them boost their test skills and get promoted.

  • Black Jack FRG treats Soldiers, families with 'welcome home' party

    Mar 5, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Since Sgt. 1st Class Johnny Timmons came back home from Iraq in January, he and his wife, who have only been married a few years, havenAca,!a,,ct had too much Aca,!A"aloneAca,!A? time Aca,!A| well at least a night without her young daughter.

  • Army in Europe Retiree Council seeking new members

    Mar 5, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Mar.5, 2008) -- The Army in Europe Retiree Council is inviting retired Soldiers living in Europe to apply for membership. The council works under the supervision of the U.S. Army Europe personnel directorate to provide guidance and leadership insights on issues and concerns affecting military retirees living in Europe.

  • Rapid-Reaction Force

    Mar 5, 2008

  • Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno quote

    Mar 5, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, who recently returned from Iraq, where he served as commander of Multinational Corps Iraq.

  • Mainz-Kastel NCO Earns DoD Honors

    Mar 5, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Talk about leaving the service on a high note. Before Sgt. 1st Class Albert W. Sutton retires from the Army next month, he has to swing by the Pentagon to pick up his Department of Defense Senior Enlisted Service Member of the Year award.

  • Iwo Jima veterans honored on battle's anniversary

    Mar 4, 2008

    A vial of volcanic ash and black sand from the island of Iwo Jima, a Japanese flag dated 1945 and signed by World War II Marines, and the faded Aca,!" but not forgotten Aca,!" memories of a few good Marines were the highlights of a ceremony Feb. 19 in recognition of the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.

  • Cargo helicopter pilots get lift with training

    Mar 4, 2008

    Flight training is reaching new heights without ever leaving the ground. The Army has moved into a new era in proficiency and safety, and RedstoneAca,!a,,cs PM Cargo is leading the way.

  • Education program boosts Soldier opportunity

    Mar 4, 2008

  • Coalition honors those who care for Soldiers, families

    Mar 4, 2008

    The Soldier and their family Aca,!" thatAca,!a,,cs who are at the heart of all the activities sponsored every year by the North Alabama Veterans and Fraternal Organizations Coalition and its 48 member organizations.

  • CMA completes disposal mission milestone

    Mar 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) has reached another major milestone with the destruction of another munition type at one of its sites. This milestone was reached on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, when the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., destroyed its last M55 rocket.

  • Cobras hone sniper skills: "Hounds of Hell" prepare for scheduled summer deployment to Ira

    Mar 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team conducted sniper familiarization and qualification at Trapnell Sniper Range Feb. 11.

  • 'Gladiator' Family Readiness Group celebrates success during ceremony

    Mar 4, 2008

  • Cav makes 'Soldiers' out of Family members

    Mar 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment conducted its first Family day, Feb. 9 at Jack Mountain Range.

  • PEO Soldier: Modernization at Good Value

    Mar 4, 2008

    The Army is now modernizing what Soldiers wear, carry and fight with at a rate faster than at any time in history.

  • Military Culinarians Compete

    Mar 4, 2008

    The 33rd Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 1 - 14 at Fort Lee, Va., features more than 160 military chefs competing in a variety of events, from Armed Forces chef of the Year to field cooking. For the first time, each branch of the Armed Forces is represented in competition. For information, visit www.lee.army.mil.

  • Soldiers Injured as Severe Weather Strikes Camp Shelby

    Mar 4, 2008

    Fourteen Soldiers with the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were injured last night as a result of severe weather passing through Camp Shelby.

  • Soldier, Cadet Qualify for Olympic Airgun Team

    Mar 4, 2008

    The five-person 2008 U.S. Olympic Airgun Team was chosen March 3 at the Olympic Training Center with a West Point cadet and a Soldier from Fort Benning, Ga., making the cut.

  • Upcoming retreats focus on helping Black Jack Soldiers reconnect with spouses

    Mar 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" It has been said that absence makes the heart grow fonder, however most therapists and counselors would tell you that communication is the key to a happy and long lasting relationship.

  • Cobras give gift of life to deployed Soldiers

    Mar 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers lined up inside 704th Brigade Support BattalionAca,!a,,cs motor pool Feb. 7 for the chance to donate blood and help their fellow battle buddies that are currently deployed to Iraq.

  • 411th CSB activates in Korea

    Mar 4, 2008

    The 411th Contracting Support Brigade was activated during a ceremony Feb. 6 in the Naija Ballroom of the Dragon Hill Lodge at U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Yongsan, in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • Heritage Families

    Mar 4, 2008

    The U.S. government established military bases around the country in the early 1940s in preparation for World War II. Most residents adjusted to the invasion of troops, tanks and trucks. Others did not. James Williams has more.

  • President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux

    Mar 4, 2008

    Calling him a Aca,!A"mentor, teacher and legend,Aca,!A? President George W. Bush awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously March 3 to Master Sgt. Woodrow Aca,!A"WoodyAca,!A? Wilson Keeble.

  • Alaska NG and Mongolia / FCS Hybrids

    Mar 4, 2008

    Alaska's National Guard partnership with Mongolia is flourishing; Future Combat System Hybrids are about to roll off the line.

  • SETAF Helo Jump

    Mar 4, 2008

    Paratroopers from the Southern European Task Force Stationed in Vicenza, Italy jumped out of a U-H 60 helicopter to regain jump procedure proficiency.

  • Sniffing a Possible Cache

    Mar 4, 2008

    Sgt. Max Free, from the 67th Engineer Detachment, and his military working dog, find a tunnel hidden by reeds during a clearing operation in Kesra, Iraq, Feb. 24, 2008.

  • Gen. David H. Petraeus quote

    Mar 4, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, describing the way ahead in Iraq

  • Editorial: Covenant Delivering on Promises

    Mar 4, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Spurred by increased funding received under the Army Family Covenant, your installation Army Community Service will now be fully staffed for the first time in recent memory, and better prepared than ever to serve the needs of commanders, Soldiers and Families. But ACS needs you to cast a vote Aca,!A| with your feet.

  • 18th Engineer Brigade survey teams provide real-world expertise while training for Iraq deployment

    Mar 4, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany (Mar. 4, 2008) -- Rarely do plans come together so well. Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Bardy, platoon sergeant for the Technical Headquarters Section of U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 18th Engineer Brigade wanted his 19 surveyors and construction designers ready for the missions they will take on when the unit deploys to Iraq later this year. USAREUR's Joint Multinational Training Command and the U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels wanted the ability to land unmanned aerial vehicles in their training area. The brigadeAca,!a,,cs Mission Rehearsal Exercise here last month provided the perfect opportunity for both to get what they wanted.

  • Remembering Master Sgt. Woodrow W. Keeble

    Mar 3, 2008

    Featuring family interviews, this Pentagon Channel feature honors the life, service and legacy of Medal of Honor recipient, Master Sgt. Woodrow W. Keeble.

  • Master Sgt. Woodrow W. Receives Medal of Honor

    Mar 3, 2008

    A Pentagon Channel news package covering the Medal of Honor ceremony for Master Sgt. Woodrow W. Keeble.

  • Korean War Hero Receives Posthumous Medal of Honor

    Mar 3, 2008

    WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 Aca,!" President Bush today presented the Medal of Honor to the family of the late Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble, the first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nationAca,!a,,cs highest military award, for heroism during the Korean War.

  • President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux

    Mar 3, 2008

    Russell Hawkins displays the Medal of Honor presented by President George W. Bush posthumously to his stepfater, Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the first full-blooded Sioux to receive the military's highest award for valor. Kurt Bluedog, Keeble's grand-nephew, responds to questions from the press outside the White House following the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.

  • Interview With Marvin Hamlisch

    Mar 3, 2008

    On February 8, 2008, the Jazz Ambassadors of The United States Army Field Band shared the stage of Carnegie Hall with legendary conductor and composer Marvin Hamlisch. SFC Andrew Layton, saxophonist, sat down with the maestro for a thoughtful and candid conversation.

  • Down Mexico Way

    Mar 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army goes south of the border.

  • Large Cache Found in Iraqi Barn

    Mar 3, 2008

    An observant Iraqi citizen contributed to a significant cache find in southern Arab Jabour Friday.

  • Boston Under Siege

    Mar 3, 2008

    Insurgents had surrounded the City. The Army was forced to withdraw.

  • 'Gladiator' Soldiers Party at Battalion Social

    Mar 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 3rd Aca,!A"GladiatorAca,!A? Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered together for one night of food, fun and a great big Aca,!A"thank youAca,!A? at the 3rd BSTBAca,!a,,cs social, Feb. 15.

  • 4th Inf. Div.'s 'Cobras' to become 1st Cav. Div.'s 'Long Knives'

    Mar 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Fort Hood will soon say farewell to one set of colors while welcoming another.

  • Seattle District, Army Corps of Engineers MILCON Projects

    Mar 3, 2008

    Images of Seattle District's MILCON projects on Ft. Lewis

  • Infantry Company Hosts 'GI Jane Day'

    Mar 3, 2008

    Alpha Company, 1-6th Infantry had a rash of officer and NCO impersonators, replete with gross uniform violations, in their training area Feb. 28. It was all for a good cause, though, and the military police did not have to be summoned to make arrests.

  • CMA completes disposal mission milestone

    Mar 3, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency has reached another major milestone with the destruction of another munition type at one of its sites.

  • Automation of explosives safety site plans

    Mar 3, 2008

    Ammunition. Soldiers depend on it to complete their missions, but if it is not stored properly it can cause fatal damage. A tool used to assist with storing ammunition safely, is explosives safety site planning. Explosives safety site plans are required by Department of Defense 6055.9-STD and Department of Army Pamphlet 385.64.and are used to mitigate the risk involved in ammunition storage and help ensure required ammunition is available to the warfighter.

  • MILCON projects at Ft. Lewis, WA 2008

    Mar 3, 2008

    Story on Seattle District, Army Corps of Engineers' MILCON efforts in its AOR.

  • 15th Sustainment Brigade

    Mar 3, 2008

  • Maintenance Soldiers Train on Convoy Procedures

    Mar 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The insurgents sit patiently, hiding in ditches along the side of the road, waiting for the right moment.

  • Army to Muster 10,000 IRR Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command will conduct a muster of about 10,000 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers beginning this month.

  • Elementary school welcomes troops home

    Mar 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Students from Trimmier Elementary School put on a ceremony to welcome home their adopted unit from the 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Family Readiness Group honored by Black Jack leadership during luncheon

    Mar 3, 2008

    KILLEEN, Texas Aca,!" Just a few weeks after the troops from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, returned from their 15-month tour in Iraq, the leaders took time to thank several people who were vital to their success.

  • Gen. Wallace, TRADOC at AUSA Winter Symposium

    Mar 3, 2008

    In his presentation to the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Gen. William S. Wallace, the commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, put to rest some myths about the quality of Soldiers in todayAca,!a,,cs Army, introduced the new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, and spoke of the importance of land power.

  • Being Productive Helps Warriors in Transition

    Mar 3, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Bamberg Warrior Transition Unit is looking beyond the physical injury in addressing the mind, spirit and heart of each injured Soldier by incorporating part-time work into their daily routines.

  • Lt. Gen. Caldwell FM 3-0 Update

    Mar 3, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, the Combined Arms Center Commanding General, talks about FM 3.0.

  • Gen. Casey Big Change

    Mar 3, 2008

    Gen. George Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff speaks on the updated FM 3-0 and its effect on the Army operations. Staff Sgt. Raymond Flores reports.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army Nelson Ford quote

    Mar 3, 2008

    -Acting Under Secretary of the Army Nelson Ford

  • Baumholder Infantry Company gives Army spouses a taste of Soldier training

    Mar 3, 2008

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany (Mar. 3, 2008) -- Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, had a rash of officer and NCO impersonators -- replete with gross uniform violations -- in their training area Feb. 28. Fortunately it was all for a good cause, and the military police did not have to be summoned to make arrests. The impersonators were there for Alpha Company's Aca,!A"GI Jane Day.Aca,!A? More than 20 spouses of Soldiers in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division company donned their husbandsAca,!a,,c ACUs, complete with body armor and Kevlar helmets, for the event.

  • Soldiers Get 'Xtreme' Start to Army Career

    Mar 3, 2008

    Twenty future Soldiers entered the fighting cage at the Xtreme Fighting Championship Mixed Martial Arts Salute to Our Armed Forces Sunday, and raised their hands to support a different kind of fight.

  • Acting USA's Post-Dinner Speech

    Mar 1, 2008

    Acting USA Post-Dinner Speech AUSA Winter Symposium Fort Lauderdale, Fla. February 28, 2008

  • CG Quote #2

    Mar 1, 2008

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