Archive: Apr 2008

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  • Kansas, Kentucky Sign Compact for Military Schoolchildren

    Apr 25, 2008

    The nationAca,!a,,cs military children are one step closer to smoother school transfers, thanks to the signing of a bill by the governors of Kansas and Kentucky.

  • EOD Team of Year Blows Away Competition

    Apr 25, 2008

    An Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the 734th EOD Company at Fort Bliss, Texas took top honors Friday in the first EOD Team of the Year Competition held since Sept. 11, 2001.

  • FCS Launch System Tested at White Sands

    Apr 25, 2008

    The non-line-of-sight launch system has completed the first of multiple summer tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., meeting all mission requirements.

  • 12-Month Tours

    Apr 25, 2008

    Starting August 1, the Army will return to 12-month tours from the current 15-month schedule. Gen. George Casey says better times are ahead.

  • Soldiers Reunited With Recruiter

    Apr 25, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Shawnda Bass is reunited with her recruiter Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Clifton Magwood, after 15 years. Jini Ryan has the story.

  • Israel's War Drill Offers Lessons for Guard

    Apr 25, 2008

    A first-ever national level civil defense exercise in Israel offered insights the National Guard could apply in the United States.

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates quote

    Apr 25, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, to cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

  • The Shadow is Watching

    Apr 25, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Alton Jefferson, from Company B, 173rd Special Troops Battalion, prepares a Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle for a reconnaissance flight over Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

  • USAG-Humphreys

    Apr 25, 2008

    Camp Humphreys' new land ready to be developed. Work set to begin on six eight-story barracks in June as military expands base.

  • Berlin Airlift Project Brings U.S., German Students Together

    Apr 25, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" As the small parachutes floated into outstretched hands of anxious children at Aukamm Elementary School, the scene could have been Berlin in 1948. Only it wasnAca,!a,,ct Lt. Gail Halvorsen dropping candy from his C-54 aircraft.

  • Stryker Soldiers build relationships to bring security, services to Baghdad neighborhoods

    Apr 25, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq (April 25, 2008) -- For the Soldiers of Company F, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, interpersonal relations, consensus information and the pictures they create are the biggest contributors to the safety and security of citizens in the Saha and Abu TAca,!a,,cshir communities of southern Baghdad. Aca,!A"We want to build a relationship to give the people a normal life -- to bring the resources into the community,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Scott Reineke, commander of the 2nd Squadron. Aca,!A"This is about building relations in Abu TAca,!a,,cshir and Saha,Aca,!A? Reineke told his commanders and staff officers during the unitAca,!a,,cs final rehearsal for a three-phase operation that began April 16 in support of Operation Raider Typhoon.

  • Annual paintball tournament held at Casey

    Apr 25, 2008

  • Conference brings family readiness

    Apr 25, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (April 24, 2008) -- Just a few months ago, Sgt. 1st Class Rick Littlejohn was patrolling the streets of Ramadi with a military transition team from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He likes to say that although the team was Aca,!A"blown up many times,Aca,!A? they never lost a member. Today Littlejohn is a rear detachment NCO with U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade. Over small talk in the lounge at the Revita Hotel I asked him which job heAca,!a,,cd rather have. He doesnAca,!a,,ct hesitate. Aca,!A"No contest! IAca,!a,,cd rather be on the MITT team!Aca,!A? he said emphatically. Rear detachment work is tough, he adds; far more complicated and demanding than being a tanker in Iraq -- and it never stops.

  • American drivers in Europe should be aware of standards for child safety seats

    Apr 25, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (April 24, 2008) -- Recent changes to German child car safety seat laws may not affect Americans driving in Germany, but U.S. Army Europe officials say travelers need to be aware of laws already on the books, especially if vacationing outside Germany. Although USAREUR will not be requiring car seats approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation to be replaced, officials said, itAca,!a,,cs wise to know the laws for child safety restraints when traveling in Europe

  • KATUSA, U.S. Soldiers strengthen alliance during 32nd Friendship Week

    Apr 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The 32nd annual KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week brought U.S. and Korean Soldiers together in spirited competition and cultural exchanges April 21-25.

  • U.S. service members in Trinidad give the gift of life

    Apr 24, 2008

    Approximately 10 Soldiers from Beyond the Horizon Aca,!" Caribbean, a multinational humanitarian and civic-assistance exercise sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and planned and supervised by U.S. Army South, rolled up their sleeves for a great cause and donated blood to help save the life of an 8-year-old Trinidad girl named Ariana Peters at Mount Hope Hospital on Apr. 22.

  • Consider Korea

    Apr 24, 2008

    Forget everything that youAca,!a,,cve heard about Republic of Korea (ROK). At best, people are sharing humorous anecdotes and popular statistics. At worst, comments about Korea are a projection of political propaganda and lingering memories of the wildly popular television series, Aca,!A"MASH.Aca,!A? IAca,!a,,cll never forget the images that raced through my head Aca,!" none of them good Aca,!" when I heard that we were on assignment to Korea. Thankfully, they couldnAca,!a,,ct have been more wrong.

  • Dragon Hill Lodge throws big party to celebrate 18th anniversary

    Apr 24, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Dragon Hill Lodge celebrates its 18th anniversary May 2-3 with a block party, cake cutting ceremony, games and activities, and a chance to win $10,000.

  • K-16 Spring Festival

    Apr 24, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The K-16 Community Activities Center held its Spring Festival April 19, treating participants to Korean culture and fun and games for children.

  • U.S., Honduran Army Engineers Create an Equation for Success

    Apr 24, 2008

    Here, feral pigs wander in and out of houses, only to be shooed away by homeowners or chased off by dogs and chickens. Cicadas fill the air with their mating song. The punishing heat of summer is only broken when breezes sweep dust off the ground, sending clouds past the neighborhood's colorfully painted homes and against the local grade school.

  • Crane Army Focuses on Safety Excellence

    Apr 24, 2008

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity conducted a Voluntary Protection Program Center of Excellence mock inspection of its safety and health management systems recently in an effort to provide better working conditions for its employees.

  • Army Veterinarians: Helping Animals, Helping People

    Apr 24, 2008

    Sgt. Porter, Lt. Col. Shannon L. Sutherland of the 7729th Medical Support Unit from Ft. Lewis, Washington, and Staff Sgt. Robyn Porter of the 478th Civil Affairs Battalion of Miami, Florida, spent a day under punishingly hot sunshine treating animals for Hondurans who have neither the resources nor ability to travel regularly to a veterinarian. The people here are dependent upon occasional Honduran governmental initiatives Aca,!" and U.S. military missions like this Aca,!" to render the needed medical treatment.

  • U.S. Army South engineer saves Panamanian's life

    Apr 24, 2008

    Nico DeGreef, the chief project engineer for U.S. Army South, was enjoying a peaceful drive along the scenic 40-mile road from Panama City to the Gatun Lake Pueblo in Colon when his solitude was suddenly shattered by a memorable series of events.

  • Engineers Continue Beyond the Horizon Construction Exercise

    Apr 24, 2008

    In the city of Comayagua, members of the 322nd Engineer Company of Decorah, Iowa, work together with Honduran Army engineers to build new walls within the Jose Trinidad School.

  • Commentary: Best Ranger Competitor Battles Back

    Apr 24, 2008

    Bert Tisserand watched the Best Ranger Competition for the first time last weekend as his son, Staff Sgt. Mitchell Tisserand, competed with Capt. Brian Braithwaite.

  • Army Newswatch - Episode 08-09

    Apr 24, 2008

    This edition episode of Army Newswatch includes: Around the Army; Gen. Petraeus Testimony; State of Zaidon; Iraqi School; Master Gunner; Bottom Line; Nashville Star Auditions; Soldier Show, and more ...

  • MILCON Special

    Apr 24, 2008

    It's the largest military building boom since 1942 and it directly impacts the Army Family. Reporters across the globe tell this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers story.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Caffie

    Apr 24, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Caffie, Army Reserve CSM, discusses the changes in expectations for Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • ARDEC Presented Baldrige Award for Innovation and Performance Excellence

    Apr 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center was presented the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award April 23. The award is the nationAca,!a,,cs highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.

  • Army Reserve Centennial

    Apr 24, 2008

    Army Reserve celebrates centennial by re-enlisting 100 Reserve Soldiers at the Capitol in Washington DC.

  • RRAD rolls out first Armored Security Vehicle--TACOM DCG praises "premier" depot

    Apr 24, 2008

    Even in rainy weather, depot members showed their support during a rollout ceremony April 8 for the M1117 Armored Security Vehicle. The ASV will be restored to like-new condition at Red River Army Depot. On hand for the ceremony were TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Deputy Commander Jack Dugan, Brig. Gen. David Quantock, commandant for U.S. Army Military Police School and Tom Walmsly, general manager for Textron.

  • Bennett Nashville Star Audition

    Apr 24, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Bennett, who was wounded in Iraq, auditions for the NBC Show Nashville Star during the military only auditions in Norfolk, VA. Jini Ryan reports.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC Receives Baldrige Award for Innovation

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officially became the first Department of Defense organization to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Wednesday.

  • Surprise Reunion at Reserve Anniversary Validates Career

    Apr 24, 2008

    On the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve, a re-enlistment ceremony at the Capitol turned into a surprise reunion for a Soldier and the man she credits with changing her life a decade ago.

  • 350th Human Resources Command Deploys

    Apr 24, 2008

    As Family members, friends and employers gathered at Army Community Service April 19 to bid farewell to Soldiers assigned to the 350th Human Resources Command, they enjoyed a surprise visit by the 82nd Airborne Division Aca,!A"All-American ChorusAca,!A? from Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Community rallies 'round deploying engineers

    Apr 24, 2008

    Community members including nearly three dozen members of the Patriot Guard Riders surrounded the Soldiers of B Company, 46th Engineer Battalion April 19 for an afternoon deployment farewell at Fort Rucker's Lake Tholocco.

  • Future Looks Bright for Non-Line of Sight

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Non-Line of Sight Launch System has completed the first of multiple summer tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., meeting all mission requirements and proving NLOS-LS is a weapon of choice for the Army of tomorrow. The Future Combat System Technical Field Test, conducted in February and March, was the initiation of a summer of demanding developmental and operational tests for the Future Combat System command and control network, as well as a host of FCS related programs, to include Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs NLOS-LS. The efforts of the project office paid off, as NLOS-LS reaped praise from users and evaluators alike during the test.

  • Event to Test Arsenal's Response to Terrorism

    Apr 24, 2008

    The official word is out: Redstone Arsenal employees are asked to prepare for a large-scale weapons of mass destruction simulation event May 7-8 that will test responses among the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs emergency personnel as well as its organizations and tenants. Thanks to more thorough security measures and heightened public awareness, chances are an incident similar to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will not occur on Redstone Arsenal. But, as an installation regarded as a prime target for terrorists, Arsenal emergency personnel are continually training and preparing to respond to a wide range of large-scale weapons of mass destruction situations.

  • Research Center Technology Among World's Best

    Apr 24, 2008

    Technology developed at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center has been selected as the winner for the Army at the 2008 DoD TechMatch Hot Technologies Contest. The award was presented during this yearAca,!a,,cs WorldAca,!a,,cs Best Technologies Showcase on March 26-27 in Arlington, Texas. The winning technology aimed at developing MicroElectroMechanical Systems-based or alternative low-cost phased arrays for tactical seekers.

  • Chaguanas Rotary Club honors U.S. Army South colonel

    Apr 24, 2008

    Col. Robert Casias, commander of the Partnership for the Americas Engagement Team -Caribbean, spoke to the Chaguanas Rotary Club in Trinidad Apr. 22 about Beyond the Horizon 2008, an international humanitarian mission sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and planned and supervised by U.S. Army South.

  • Anton Family Nominated for National Volunteer Award

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association for the U.S. Army has nominated the Anton family for the AUSA Rubbermaid-Irwin Family of the Year 2008 Award. Dale and Kim Anton have devoted many hours to the support of the Redstone military community, as evidenced by their commitment to the health, well-being, and demonstration of appreciation for many of the troops and their families over the years. Dale, a logistics engineer with DRS Test & Energy Management, has worked at Redstone Arsenal as a defense contractor for 11 years.

  • Redstone Pays Tribute to 'Unique Citizen Soldier'

    Apr 24, 2008

    At age 48, AMCOM worker John Moore is taking a leap into the dangerous unknown of a foreign country during wartime. The longtime Resource Management employee has volunteered to deploy to Bagram, Afghanistan for six months, where he will be an Army Materiel Command deployed civilian working for Personnel in support of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade. Once he made that call to volunteer, MooreAca,!a,,cs life has become a whirlwind of administrative paperwork, personal arrangements to make sure things are cared for at home and preparations to leave his job temporarily vacant.

  • Darmstadt Celebrates Earth Day

    Apr 24, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" Even though the Army installation here nears a closure brought about by transformation, the Darmstadt Community paused together April 22 to leave something new and lasting.

  • 100th Anniversary of the United States Army Reserve

    Apr 24, 2008

    Senior Army Leader Message - 100th Anniversary of the United States Army Reserve

  • Civilians Answering Deployment Call

    Apr 24, 2008

    At age 48, AMCOM worker John Moore is taking a leap into the dangerous unknown of a foreign country during wartime. The longtime Resource Management employee has volunteered to deploy to Bagram, Afghanistan for six months, where he will be an Army Materiel Command deployed civilian working for Personnel in support of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Petraeus-Odierno Team Nominated to Lead CENTCOM, Iraq

    Apr 24, 2008

    The White House will nominate Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, currently commander of Multinational Force Iraq, to be the next U.S. Central Command commander, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced Wednesday.

  • 100th Anniversary of the United States Army Reserve

    Apr 24, 2008

    Today, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve. Authorized by Congress on April 23, 1908, the Army Reserve is a critical component of the total Army. Initially comprised of just 160 medical officers, it has grown to 195,000 strong. At its inception, the Army Reserve - our Warrior Citizens - brought civilian expertise into military service. After demonstrating their importance in World War I, the Army Reserve evolved into an essential component of the Nation's landpower - a role it still serves today.

  • Hanau Bids Farewell to U.S. Army

    Apr 24, 2008

    HANAU, Germany Aca,!" Emotions flowed during a ceremony marking the end of six decades of an American presence in this community.

  • 2008 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week begins

    Apr 24, 2008

    Korean and American Soldiers work side-by-side in a unique program known as "KATUSA," or Korean Augmentees to the U.S. Army. April 22, More than 2,000 U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers officially kicked off the 2008 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week at Yongsan Garrison, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • Army Materiel Command senior chaplain visits Kuwait

    Apr 24, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! The visit had the usual, formal purposes - assess religious support, meet fellow chaplains, gauge morale and spiritual readiness.

  • Yongsan continues upgrades to family housing, barracks

    Apr 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Nearly 200 homes and 20 barracks have been renovated under a continuing garrison-wide program to upgrade housing facilities.

  • Army Program Helps With Off-Post Childcare

    Apr 23, 2008

    In the military world, childcare is a top issue for Families serving our country. Fort Sam Houston is no exception and as part of the Army Family Covenant children and Families are top priority.

  • Army Program Offers Outlet For Civilian Employees

    Apr 23, 2008

    The Fort Sam Houston Employee Assistance Program exists to help civilian federal employees deal with personal issues that are impacting their work performance.

  • FSH Provost Marshal Unveils Segway At Fiesta

    Apr 23, 2008

    The Fort Sam Provost Marshal Office unveiled three new patrol vehicles called Segways April 20.

  • Community Celebrates Fiesta At Fort Sam

    Apr 23, 2008

    Fort Sam Houston joined in on the city-wide Fiesta festivities April 20 by opening its gates to the San Antonio community for a Fiesta celebration of its own.

  • Honest communication preserves Army Families throughout deployment

    Apr 23, 2008

    Fort Rucker community supports Families during deployment

  • Band of brothers disbanded: Dagger Troop deactivated and colors cased

    Apr 23, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Their unit was different. It wasnAca,!a,,ct a traditional field artillery battery, but rather, was designated a troopAca,!"a unit mixed with field artillery men, tankers and fire support teams Aca,!" organized from platoons throughout the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, who sometimes took on missions normally reserved for infantrymen.

  • CSA: Guard, Reserve Serve as Connection Between Army, Society

    Apr 23, 2008

    Americans maintain a connection to the military through the Soldiers that come from their own communities, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said.

  • Army Reserve Celebrates First Century with 100 Re-enlistments

    Apr 23, 2008

    On the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve, 100 Soldiers representing every state in the union re-enlisted during a ceremony on the west lawn of the Capitol Building.

  • 1ID 'Surge' Brigade Returns to Riley

    Apr 23, 2008

    Aca,!" About 1,200 Soldiers shook off the last remnants of sand and sun from a 14-month deployment and stepped into the waiting arms of their Family and friends at Fort Riley.

  • JMRC Falcon Team Uses Air Assets to Train Mentors for War

    Apr 23, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Joint Multinational Readiness Center Observer/Controllers train NATO Operational Mentor Liaison Teams on mentoring the Afghan National Army and liaising with coalition forces in support of ISAF.

  • 'Vigilant Guard' Testing First-Responder Capabilities

    Apr 23, 2008

    In the wake of a devastating earthquake and simulated flooding, a portion of the 122nd Engineer Battalion swung into action Monday during the Vigilant Guard 2008 Exercise.

  • Future Officers Hear from Retired Vice Admiral

    Apr 23, 2008

    ROTC cadet 2nd Lt. Theodore Allen of Alabama A&M University had quite a lunch April 9 at the Officers and Civilians Club. He was among the guests at the Military Officers Association of AmericaAca,!a,,cs program honoring ROTC and Junior ROTC cadets. He even got to cut the ceremonial cake with retired Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, the MOAA president and keynote speaker, and Garrison commander Col. John Olshefski.

  • Alert for Trouble

    Apr 23, 2008

    Spc. Rebecca Buck provides perimeter security outside an Iraqi police station in Tarmiya Province, Iraq. She is a medic with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • USA Takes Home Seven Medals from Beijing

    Apr 23, 2008

    The final day of competition at the "Good Luck Beijing" 2008 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup took place Sunday in the midst of a cold hard downpour of rain, with Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit earning a spot in the finals and finishing in fourth place.

  • Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz quote

    Apr 23, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, chief, Army Reserve, commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command

  • Cooper Arrives at Garrison from Iraq

    Apr 23, 2008

    Remembering names hasnAca,!a,,ct been a problem for Command Sgt. Major Rickey Cooper during his 27 years in the Army. After all, name recall has always been a matter of looking at the name tag on a SoldierAca,!a,,cs uniform. But thatAca,!a,,cs changed for Cooper now that heAca,!a,,cs the new command sergeant major at the Garrison.

  • Staff Sgt. Maranata Temese quote

    Apr 23, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Maranata Temese

  • Puppy Love

    Apr 23, 2008

    Sgt. Massey, from the 3rd Infantry Division, holds a puppy adopted by the Musayyib Iraqi Police Station.

  • Master craftsman at work

    Apr 23, 2008

    Photos of engine rebuild being done at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait by a member of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Korean taxi service at installations sees 'slow-down'

    Apr 23, 2008

  • 'Grey Wolf' Hero Receives Silver Star

    Oct 17, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Standing tall, a young Soldier received his awardAca,!"the Silver Star medalAca,!"the third highest military award given for gallantry in action against the enemy, preceded only by the Distinguished Service Cross and the Medal of Honor.

  • Commandants gather, discuss what's necessary for NCOES transformation

    Apr 22, 2008

    More than 150 commandants and senior NCOs from NCO academies throughout the Army gathered for the 2008 Commandants Workshop held in the Centennial Club, April 15-17 at Fort Bliss, Texas, to share their professional opinions and discuss ways to make the far-from-simple NCOES transformation as successful and beneficial as possible. The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy hosts the workshop annually as both a training seminar and a forum for sharing and brainstorming NCOES and NCO academy topics.

  • Military working dog retires with handler's family

    Apr 22, 2008

    A 2-year-old military working dog, whose master was killed in action in Afghanistan earlier this year, found comfort in a new home Friday. Bo, a specialized search dog assigned to the 6th Military Police Detachment, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment here, was adopted by his handlerAca,!a,,cs brother in a ceremony at the Gwinnett County Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville, Ga.

  • Ironhorse Brigade units recognized for retention achievements

    Apr 22, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division recognized the 115th Brigade Support Battalion and Company E, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment for retention achievements at a ceremony held here April 15.

  • Mortar platoon fires rounds

    Apr 22, 2008

    Infantry Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Multi-National Division - Baghdad fired mortar tubes April 11 to register their weapons at Joint Security Station Shawra Wa Um Jidir, in east Baghdad.

  • Army Community Covenant Ceremony at Fort Benning

    Apr 22, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks during the Army Community Covenant Ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga., April 17.

  • Chief of Staff Recognizes Army's Best Rangers for 2008

    Apr 22, 2008

    A team representing the 75th Ranger Regiment won the 2008 Best Ranger Competition which ended Sunday at Fort Benning after 60 hours of competition.

  • 2008 Earth Day Message

    Apr 22, 2008

    Earth Day, April 22, is an opportunity for the United States Army to reassert our belief that a strong, healthy environment is important for protecting our future. And just as the Army is working to restore balance to the force, we must also ensure that environment maintains its balance.

  • CSA meets with Basic Training Soldiers

    Apr 22, 2008

    CSA meets with Basic Training Soldiers after witnessing their First Aid training.

  • Army Reserve Marks First 100 Years

    Apr 22, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve marks its first century of service to the nation Wednesday and its Soldiers have served wherever America has sent its Army since April 23, 1908.

  • Best Ranger Winners

    Apr 22, 2008

    Best Ranger competition results from Ft. Benning.

  • Community Covenant Signing

    Apr 22, 2008

    Soldiers and Families at Fort Benning, GA, receive a strong show of support during the inaugural signing of the Army Community Covenant. Gail McCabe has more.

  • U.S. Army South colonel "joins" Trinidad Lions Club

    Apr 22, 2008

    CHAGUANAS, Trinidad Aca,!" U.S. Army Col. Robert Casias of Alice, Texas is traveling through the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago this spring and summer while building relationships between the U.S. military and the defense forces of the small twin-island nation.

  • MNC-I commander visits Hawr rajab and Patrol Base Stone

    Apr 22, 2008

    Photos of Austin at Girls school, with shop keeper and awarding a CAB

  • President George W. Bush quote

    Apr 22, 2008

    President George W. Bush

  • Preparing for Next Hurricane

    Apr 22, 2008

    The Louisiana National GuardAca,!a,,cs State Aviation Command Aca,!A"rescuesAca,!A? a civilian stranded due to flooding caused by a simulated hurricane during an exercise. The helicopter is a UH-1 Iroquois Aca,!A"Huey."

  • Pesticide treatment to begin on trees, bushes

    Apr 21, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Directorate of Public Works will start treating trees and bushes with pesticides to reduce damage from insects and bugs.

  • 12-Month Deployments to Reduce Stress, Build Depth

    Apr 21, 2008

    Soldiers can now look forward to less time away from their families as the Army finalizes plans for shortened deployment lengths in support of the war on terror.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-04-21)

    Apr 21, 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.

  • Medals of Valor Awarded for Sadr City Operation

    Apr 21, 2008

    Multiple improvised-explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and a hail of gunfire greeted Silver LionsAca,!a,,c Soldiers as they conducted route clearance in the southern portion of the Sadr City district of Baghdad April 11.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson students visit Ironhorse Brigade

    Apr 21, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Graduate students from The University of TexasAca,!a,,c Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs took a field trip to visit the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on Fort Hood, Texas, April 8.

  • New General hits the Cav

    Apr 21, 2008

  • DivisionAca,!a,,cs top NCO says goodbye to the First Team

    Apr 21, 2008

  • Steel Dragons first to meet re-up mission in Cav Country

    Apr 21, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team became the first battalion to meet its annual retention mission in the 1st Cavalry Division, April 16.

  • ECBC to Deploy New Waste to Energy Technology to Iraq

    Apr 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is scheduled to deploy the Tactical Garbage to Energy Refinery, a prototype technology which converts waste to energy, to Iraq, April 29, 2008.

  • DYNAMITE COMES IN SMALL PACKAGES

    Apr 21, 2008

    Aca,!A"Bill aint big, nor nothinAca,!a,,c like that, but oh boy, can he go some!Aca,!A?

  • Army Earth Day 2008 Promo

    Apr 21, 2008

    The Army celebrates Earth Day April 22.

  • Fort Hood a LEEDer in Environmental Stewardship

    Apr 21, 2008

    As the Army transitions to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for military construction, Fort Hood plans to be the first Army installation to build and certify a LEED Silver-level building under the statutory limit of $750,000 following the release of the Army requirements. Secretary of the Army Environmental Award winner.

  • Gen. Casey/Dwell Time

    Apr 21, 2008

    The Army plans to give its soldiers two years dwell time between one year deployments by the end of 2011.

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