Archive: Apr 2008

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  • Sec. Geren at Bloggers' Roundtable

    Apr 21, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren at the Bloggers' Roundtable, March 26, 2008.

  • ASC Commanding General honors TACOM LCMC civilian volunteer

    Apr 21, 2008

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command honored a TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Rock Island employee for outstanding service in Iraq at a presentation held April 11 on Rock Island Arsenal.

  • "...doing our part..."

    Apr 21, 2008

    Photo of work being done on a Stryker Combat Vehicle in Qatar.

  • Soldiers Can Earn Master's Degree In Social Work

    Apr 21, 2008

    Starting in June, Soldiers will have the opportunity to earn their masterAca,!a,,cs degree in social work from an accredited university while still carrying out their active-duty military commitment.

  • ALI Policy Extended to Include Staff Sergeant Promotions

    Apr 21, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs automatic list integration policy has now been extended to include promotions to staff sergeant.

  • Sustaining the Future - Community Pt. 2

    Apr 21, 2008

    The Army's strategy for the environment links three key elements of a long-range vision for sustaining the mission and securing the future. Today, we look at community.

  • 2008 Soldier Show

    Apr 21, 2008

    2008 Army Soldier Show begins its six month tour to entertain military audiences around the world. David Annarino reports.

  • From 'Lean' concept to reality - in 18 months

    Apr 21, 2008

    CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (Apr. 17, 2008) Ac"a,! At a ceremony here today, the newest HMMWV maintenance facility in the Southwest Asia area of operations opened.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Apr 21, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

  • Brightening Their Day

    Apr 21, 2008

    Lt. Col. Elizabeth J. Largeman reads a book to children who are waiting to be seen by Army medical personnel during a medical civil action project in Dammerjog, Djibouti. Servicemembers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa provided medical care to more than 500 people in the area during a two-day period this month.

  • Rakkasans run for the cure

    Apr 21, 2008

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq Aca,!" Rakkasans at Camp Striker ran a 5-kilometer race that kicked off simultaneously with a Ride for the Cure bicycle race in Clarksville, Tenn., April 19. The idea to do a run for the cure of breast cancer in Iraq came from Capt. Troy KingAca,!a,,cs wife, a breast cancer survivor.

  • Team Reflection

    Apr 21, 2008

    Sgt. Kimberly Vock, 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade looks out at members of the battalion as they get ready to compete in the Kickball event of the Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar Commander's Cup, Apr. 19, 2008. Representing the "Champion Brigade" and Army Materiel Command, the battalion's team fought hard, but wound up on the short end of a 1-0 battle against Area Support Group - Qatar. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant)

  • Hollywood shows up for Yongsan premiere

    Apr 21, 2008

    Actor Robert Downey Jr. (left) and director Jon Favreau sign posters of their new movie, Iron Man, at Yongsan Garrison's multiplex theater April 16 during a free, advance showing of the movie based on a Marvel Comics superhero. Nearly 600 Yongsan community members turned out to watch the movie and get autographs and photo opportunities with Downey and Favreau. This showing, in coordination with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, came two weeks before the movie is to released to theaters worldwide May 2.

  • Maderiyah Community Center opens

    Apr 21, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq Aca,!" An old stable in Maderiyah found a new purpose April 17, when the once-dilapidated structure opened as a fully renovated and furnished community center.

  • Commander's Corner: KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week

    Apr 21, 2008

    This week, we had a true success story. Thousands of Korean and American Soldiers participated in the 2008 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week. This is a prime example of how strong the U.S.-Korea alliance can be.

  • 2008 Best Ranger Final -- Top Three Teams

    Apr 20, 2008

    Finish Line at last for the top three teams in the 2008 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 18-20 at Fort Benning, Ga. From left to right: Team five made up of Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry representing the 75th Ranger Regiment, who took first place; brothers Capt. Jeff Soule and Maj. Greg Soule took the second spot representing James Madison University ROTC; and, team nine made up of Sgt. Jeremy Billings and Sgt. Jeremiah Beck took third representing the 75th Ranger Regt.

  • Best Ranger -- Finish Line

    Apr 20, 2008

    Finish Line at last for the top three teams in the 2008 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 18-20 at Fort Benning, Ga. From left to right: Team five made up of Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry representing the 75th Ranger Regiment, who took first place; brothers Capt. Jeff Soule and Maj. Greg Soule took the second spot representing James Madison University ROTC; and, team nine made up of Sgt. Jeremy Billings and Sgt. Jeremiah Beck took third representing the 75th Ranger Regt.

  • Best Ranger -- Transporting Downed Pilot

    Apr 19, 2008

    After administering first aid in the downed pilot scenario, team 19 members 1st Lt. Tyler Jensen (left) and Capt. Scott Leuthner of the 199th Infantry Brigade transport their transport their charge to safety during day two of the Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Downed Pilot Scenario

    Apr 19, 2008

    In the downed pilot scenario, team 19 member 1st Lt. Tyler Jensen of the 199th Infantry Brigade readies an IV during the second day of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Almost There

    Apr 19, 2008

    A Best Ranger competitor pushes himself to the top of the 80-foot rock climb on day two of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Rock Wall Climbing

    Apr 19, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jeremy Cook of team six representing the 75th Ranger Regiment makes his way up the 80 foot rock climb on day two of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Rappelling

    Apr 19, 2008

    A Best Ranger competitor rappels the 80 foot rock-climb tower during day two of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Team One Briefing

    Apr 19, 2008

    Team one, made up of Staff Sgt. Miguel Antia (standing right) and Sgt. 1st Class Chad Stackpole of the 4th Ranger Training Battalion (seated) talk about the days events at the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Day Two Briefing

    Apr 19, 2008

    April 19, day two of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., started with team 18 made up of Sgt. 1st Class Wistoski (left) and Capt. Paul Witkowski being briefed before events. Team 18 represents the 5th Ranger Training Battalion.

  • Wisconsin Guard Engineers build schools and friendships in Trinidad

    Apr 19, 2008

    TRINIDAD - Pvt. Geoffrey Cooper of the Trinidad and Tobago Engineer Corps is just one of many from his countryAca,!a,,cs defense forces working hand in hand with U.S. Soldiers here in support of Beyond the Horizon, a joint and international humanitarian mission sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and planned and supervised by U.S. Army South.

  • Virgin Islands Guardsman visits Trinidad for first time

    Apr 19, 2008

    TRINIDAD - Sgt. Wrensford Ault of the 786th Quartermaster Battalion, Virgin Islands National Guard, is enjoying his first experience here in Trinidad while participating in Beyond the Horizon, a joint and multinational humanitarian exercise sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and planned and supervised by U.S. Army South.

  • Best Ranger -- Heavy-Load Jumping

    Apr 19, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Mitchell Tisserand (left) and teammate Capt. Brian Braithwaight of team 20 representing the 5th Ranger Training Battalion head for the drop zone on day one of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger Chute

    Apr 19, 2008

    First there were ladders, then there were heavy chutes and high winds during the first day of the Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Pyramid Climbers

    Apr 19, 2008

    Rangers climb cargo netting as part of the obstacle course on day one of the Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- On the Run

    Apr 19, 2008

    Capt. Isaac Henderson (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Scott of the 4th Ranger Training Battalion head for the obstacle course on day one of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger Log Ladder Climb

    Apr 19, 2008

    Over, under, up and down on the first day of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Chutes on the Sun

    Apr 19, 2008

    Rangers drift under heavy wind on day one of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Jump Done, What's Next'

    Apr 19, 2008

    First Lt. Bryan Pittman of the 199th Infantry Brigade packs his gear following a helo jump before the next evolution on day one of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Just Bear It

    Apr 19, 2008

    Sgt. Andrew Fuccillo of team 7 representing the 75th Ranger Regiment pushes through chilly waters and barbed wire in the early morning hours of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Walking on Water

    Apr 19, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Blake Simms of the 4th Ranger Training Battalion nearly walks water at the start of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Rocket Start

    Apr 18, 2008

    Leading his fellow Rangers, Sgt. Andrew Fuccillo of team 7 representing the 75th Ranger Regiment sprints to the front of the field at the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Best Ranger -- Out the Gate

    Apr 18, 2008

    Team 27's Capt. David Webb representing the 199th Infantry Brigade busts loose at the start of the 2008 Best Ranger Competition April 18, 2008 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Marshall Awards Speech

    Apr 18, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks to the Marshall Award winners at Evans Hall in Lexington, Va., April 17.

  • 16 Student Teams Win in eCYBERMISSION Regional Competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Sixteen student teams from throughout the United States are first place regional winners in the 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • April 2008 - Remarks at the 25th Anniversary of the Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    On the occasion of this 25th Anniversary of the Best Ranger Competition, let me congratulate all the participants and thank those who make this event possible.

  • 'Best Rangers' wrap up 2008 competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry of the 75th Ranger Regiment crossed the finish line Sunday in first place after a grueling weekend to win the 25th Best Ranger Competition.

  • AMC Always a Soldier program - passion into purpose

    Apr 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier Program was stood up Feb. 9, 2004 by then Commanding General Paul Kern. The program has given many wounded Soldiers employment opportunities, allowing them to continue to serve the Army they love in a different capacity. The program's current Program Manager Sean M. Lewis says he feels fortunate to have found his dream job that allows him to turn his passion into purpose.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Lawrence Pope

    Apr 18, 2008

    Mr. Pope talks to the TRADOC News Service about his participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's war game that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflict.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with 1st Lt. Sharon Toulouse

    Apr 18, 2008

    Lt. Toulouse shares her experience as a Senate Youth Program mentor. SYP is a week-long program in Washington DC that takes the nation's finest high school students and lets them observe how the US government works while military personnel serve as mentors and guides.

  • AMC CSM visits 841st Transportation Battalion

    Apr 18, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command, visits the Surface Deployment Distribution Command, 841st Transportation Battalion, Charleston, S.C., March 28.

  • Securing the Future - Environment

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Army's strategy for the environment links three key elements of a long-range vision for sustaining the mission and securing the future. Today, we look at environment.

  • Sustaining the Future - Community

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Army's strategy for the environment links three key elements of a long-range vision for sustaining the mission and securing the future. Today, we look at community.

  • Nashville Star

    Apr 18, 2008

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines along with other member of the military family try our at military only casting call for the NBC TV show 'Nashville Star.' Crystal Park has the story.

  • Eagles on the Air

    Apr 18, 2008

    For Earth Day: Researchers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., place radio telemetry packs on bald eagles to track their migratory patterns. The proving ground is one of the eagles' prime nesting areas in the mid-Atlantic.

  • Anniston Munitions Center wins superior honors for community relations

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Anniston Defense Munitions Center received third place for community relations special events at the U.S. Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium on April 1 in McLean, Va.

  • ANAD mechanics certified by transmission maker

    Apr 18, 2008

    INDIANAPOLISAca,!"Allison Transmission is just a stone's throw away from a famous motor speedway known as Aca,!A"The Brickyard.Aca,!A? And Anniston Army Depot is located only 10 miles from the Talladega Superspeedway, NASCARAca,!a,,cs most competitive track.

  • Infants, toddlers first to fill depot's Child Development Center

    Apr 18, 2008

  • LEAD and Joint Project Manager - Biological Defense sign agreement

    Apr 18, 2008

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Col. Steven Shapiro, Letterkenny Army Depot commander, and Air Force Col. Daniel Berry, Joint Project Manager - Biological Defense, signed a memorandum of agreement April 14 during a ceremony in building 350.

  • Language program gets high marks

    Apr 18, 2008

    The next Stryker brigade scheduled to deploy from Fort Lewis is disproving the adage about too many cooks spoiling the broth. The more Aca,!A"chefsAca,!A? contributing ideas to classes for teaching Soldiers language and culture, the better it gets. The program has been so successful, in fact, that Fort LewisAca,!a,,c Language Enabled Soldier concept as executed by 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division has been briefed to the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior intelligence officer and its methods shared with the Defense Language Institute.

  • Three Firms to Vie for LOGCAP Services in Theater

    Apr 18, 2008

    Logistics-support services in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan will now be split among three companies: DynCorp, KBR and Fluor Intercontinental Inc.

  • Soldiers Distribute School Supplies in Kalsu

    Apr 18, 2008

    Soldiers delivered backpacks filled with school supplies, soccer balls and notebooks April 14 to the al-Raqhaa School for primary and secondary students, and the Abu Shear School for primary students.

  • Fort Lewis officials leverage system to lessen environmental impact

    Apr 18, 2008

    From composting and waste disposal to anti-idling campaigns and recycling, Fort Lewis is working to get all organizations on post involved in protecting the environment through its Environmental Management System. Since 2005, Fort Lewis has been working toward the goal of every organization having an EMS, a system that allows an organization to evaluate itself and create a plan to lessen its environmental impact.

  • Iraq's Army Emerges From Shadow of Former Self

    Apr 18, 2008

    Iraqi soldiers armed with food, school supplies and a promise to support and protect the people of Sewsenan visit the village April 16.

  • Names written in stone, history

    Apr 18, 2008

  • Ironhorse Brigade recognizes its volunteers

    Apr 18, 2008

  • Israeli Defense Forces delegation visits 'Black Jack'

    Apr 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas- When the Israeli Defense Forces Doctrine Department sent a six-person delegation to the United States on a fact-finding mission, they decided to meet with combat veterans from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division April 16.

  • Fort Benning kicks off Army Community Covenant initiative

    Apr 18, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston join Maj. Gen. Walt Wojdakowski, Fort Benning commanding general, Mayor Jim Wetherington of Columbus, Ga., and Mayor Jeff Hardin of Phenix City, Al., in signing the Army Community Covenant at Fort Benning, Ga., April 17.

  • Governors See National Guard Progress in Kosovo

    Apr 18, 2008

    The governors of Iowa and Minnesota, whose National Guard troops are deployed in Kosovo, toured the Delaware-sized new nation April 11-13, joined by Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, and other senior military officials.

  • AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

    Apr 18, 2008

    AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

  • 405th AFSB hosts European Army Aviation General Officers Symposium

    Apr 18, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James Myles, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., wrapped up a week-long tour of U.S. Army Europe by chairing an Army Aviation General Officers Symposium, which was hosted in Seckenheim by the 405th Army Field Support Brigade March 28.

  • Army Makes Training Grenades Safer for the Environment

    Apr 18, 2008

    Two frequently used ordnance simulators no longer contain perchlorate thanks to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Perchlorate Replacement Team. A fiscal 2007 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award winner for excellence in weapons system acquisition.

  • 21st TSC Commander visits 405th AFSB

    Apr 18, 2008

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade hosted Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, 21st Theater Sustainment Command commander, and 21st TSC Command Sgt. Maj. David Wood April 14. The purpose of the visit was to deliver a command briefing on the 405thAca,!a,,cs theater and integration support capabilities.

  • Tough Competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Luis Regalado, from D Company, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, works to gain the advantage over Staff Sgt. Isagani Maawac, from C Co., during the 264th Medical Battalion Combatives Tournament April 12 at the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • 405th AFSB helps Soldiers prepare for battle

    Apr 18, 2008

    Preparations for war are in full swing in Bamberg, Germany, as several units prepare for upcoming deployments to the Southwest Asia theater of operations. The 405th Army Field Support Brigade is supporting them and other units in the European theater with the brigadeAca,!a,,cs Left Behind Equipment program.

  • Army Trains Military Animal Care Guardians

    Apr 18, 2008

    When it comes to taking care of the militaryAca,!a,,cs animals the Army is the only one that can do the job, and that training takes place here at the Army Medical Department Center and School in the Department of Veterinary Science.

  • Regenerative Medicine Seen as Means to Help Wounded Warriors

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Defense Department launched a five-year, Army-led cooperative effort to leverage cutting-edge medical technology to develop new ways to assist servicemembers whoAca,!a,,cve suffered severe, disfiguring wounds during their wartime service.

  • LOGCAP IV logistics contract awarded through full and open competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army announced today, April 17, the selection of three companies on a full and open competition basis that will augment essential logistics support services to military forces in the field. The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, or LOGCAP, uses private sector contractors to provide a broad range of logistics and support services to U.S. and allied forces during combat, such as those missions now under way in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to other contingency, peacekeeping, humanitarian and training operations.

  • K-Town players visit Italy for baseball action

    Apr 18, 2008

    LIVORNO, Italy Aca,!" Much like Major League Baseball players, a dozen youth from the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany recently went south to prepare for their upcoming season.

  • Army Recycling Programs in Germany Deliver Savings

    Apr 18, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Recycling is a concept the German community has adopted with vigor, and Army communities located throughout the country are emulating those efforts by helping Soldiers, civilians and family members to clean up their recycling habits as well.

  • Community focuses on Alcohol Awareness Month

    Apr 18, 2008

  • Yongsan honors Holocaust victims

    Apr 17, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" More than 100 Yongsan community members gathered April 16 to commemorate the Holocaust during a special ceremony at the Multipurpose Training Facility.

  • Local group donates $40K to support friendship week

    Apr 17, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" A local private organization donated about $40,000 to directly support activities during the 2008 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week in a formal presentation to the garrison leadership April 18.

  • LOGCAP IV logistics contract awarded through full and open competition

    Apr 17, 2008

    The U.S. Army announced today, April 17, the selection of three companies on a full and open competition basis that will augment essential logistics support services to military forces in the field. The Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, or LOGCAP, uses private sector contractors to provide a broad range of logistics and support services to U.S. and allied forces during combat, such as those missions now under way in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to other contingency, peacekeeping, humanitarian and training operations.

  • Artillery unit goes air assault

    Apr 17, 2008

    Technology combined with old-fashioned infantry tasks last week for an intense, realistic day of training for a Fort Lewis artillery unit. Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment staged an air-assault raid April 11, banking in, landing and dashing from CH-47 Chinook helicopters to nearby buildings in Regenburg mock village to nab a high-value target. The precision strike made use of the Land Warrior System, an 11-pound equipment array worn by Soldiers, integrating radios, computers, optics and Global Positioning Systems to give them heightened situational awareness on the battlefield.

  • Benning Signs First Covenant with Local Communities

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army formally signed its first community covenant Thursday between Fort Benning and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala., launching a mutual commitment of support by the Army and the local communities to Soldiers and Families.

  • Exceptional Civilian Service

    Apr 17, 2008

    Six U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Employees were awarded the highest honor available to Army Civilians, the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service, by Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren.

  • Three Key Elements of Sustainment

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army's strategy for the environment links three key elements of a long-range vision for sustaining the mission and securing the future. Today, we look at the first element.

  • Soldiers Go To Sea

    Apr 17, 2008

    During a four-day exercise off the coast of Hawaii in mid-April, Soldiers conducted battle-station drills, abandon-ship drill, seaborne live-fire training, helicopter drills with the Coast Guard and medical evacuation exercises. The Soldiers are from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command.

  • Fort Sam Houston Combats Child Abuse

    Apr 17, 2008

    Health care and childcare professionals from Fort Sam Houston and the local community attended a conference at Army Community Service April 12 to learn about the impact of deployment on Families.

  • Army Family stays in touch via robot

    Apr 17, 2008

    One fortunate father away in Baghdad had the opportunity to see his son for the first time in real time April 10 with the use of an RP-7 Remote Presence Robotic System and a computer link.

  • ULYSSES UNDAUNTED

    Apr 17, 2008

    The long war appeared unwinnable -- until a new general with a new strategy took a new road: the road which led to victory.

  • Fort Benning Signs Community Covenant

    Apr 17, 2008

    As Army Family members and civic leaders gather around, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (center) signs the Army's first formal community covenant between Fort Benning, Ga., and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. To the secretary's left: Sgt. Maj. the Army Kenneth O. Preston. who also signed. Other signers included , to the secretary's right: Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington ; Maj. Gen. Walt Wojdakowski, Fort Benning commander ; and Phenix City mayor Jeff Hardin.

  • Army Selects 8 Officers for Olmsted Scholarships

    Apr 17, 2008

    Eight Army officers have been selected for 2009 Olmsted Scholarship to study overseas.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC to receive Baldrige Award for performance excellence

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officially will become the first Department of Defense organization in history to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C., April 23.

  • Fort Polk Heritage Project

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Fort Polk, La., heritage project reaches out to honor the families displaced as the Army established the installation on the eve of World War II. Fred Cryer, 80, describes his reaction to the effort.

  • MWR Keeps Bartley 'in the Game'

    Apr 17, 2008

    As a member of the All-Armed Forces Team, Sgt. Ron Bartley is representing the United States in the 2008 Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Championship Tournament this week at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

  • Army Signs Covenant with Towns Near Benning

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army signed a community covenant today between Fort Benning and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. In the covenant, 11 community leaders pledge that they and the Army will continue with their commitments to Soldiers, Families, educators, employers, civic and business leaders, and citizens. From right to left: Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington and Fort Benning Commander Maj. Gen. Walter Wojdakowski display the signed community covenant.

  • DISA Breaks Ground for Headquarters at Meade

    Apr 17, 2008

    "We have all gathered to celebrate one of the biggest moments in DISA's history," said the Defense Information Systems Agency Director Lt. Gen. Charles E. Croom Jr. at the ground-breaking ceremony April 16 for the agency's new headquarters at Fort George G. Meade.

  • Units Now Eligible for Combat Action Streamer

    Apr 17, 2008

    Army units that have been deployed in support of combat operations now have a new way to be recognized: the Combat Action Streamer.

  • Fort Sill offers prenatal exercise class

    Apr 17, 2008

    Fort Sill's Rinehart Fitness Center offers prenatal fitness classes to women.

  • High-tech hits Fort Sill...literally

    Apr 17, 2008

    A high-tech instrument package fell to earth and landed inside an impact area on a Fort Sill range. It was recovered for the private company by EOD and range personnel.

  • DAC showcases equipment designed to support the warfighter

    Apr 17, 2008

    The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) held an Engineering Media Day on March 31 to display equipment designed and developed by DAC engineers. Local and regional media representatives attended along with federal congressional and senate representatives and McAlester Chamber of Commerce members.

  • USSOUTHCOM AOR

    Apr 17, 2008

  • MNC-I helps Iraqi logistics staff improve capabilities

    Apr 17, 2008

    MNC-I is working to help the Iraqi Forces improve their logistics systems and capabilities

  • Security team competes, builds camaraderie

    Apr 17, 2008

    The MNC-I CSM's PSD team competed in PSD related tasks to bond, boost morale.

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