Archive: Apr 2008

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  • Army civilian by day...champion fighter by night

    Apr 17, 2008

    An employee with the Joint Munitions Command is the International Fight League new middleweight champion. Article talks about how he balances his job, his training, and his homelife.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren quote

    Apr 17, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

  • The Pontiff Arrives in U.S.

    Apr 17, 2008

    President George W. Bush and daughter Jenna escort Pope Benedict XVI at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., April 15, 2008, to begin his weeklong visit to the United States. Soldiers were part of the joint-service color guard welcoming the Pontiff.

  • Yongsan wins ACOE honors

    Apr 17, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - The U.S. Army Chief of Staff announced the Fiscal 2008 Army Communities of Excellence winners in a congratulatory message April 15. Three Army installations out of 179 worldwide made the final list. Yongsan won third place and $750,000.

  • Army musicians worldwide gather for training

    Apr 16, 2008

    Article about the Army Band Leader Training in Williamsburg, Va., April 9 through 13.

  • Salsa Band

    Apr 16, 2008

    Photo of The Salsa Band of the 248th Army Band by Sidney Lilly.

  • MILCON: Fort Myer Building DoD's Largest Childcare Center

    Apr 16, 2008

    The construction of a 50,831 square-foot Child Development Center is underway at Fort Myer, Va., and when completed it will be the largest childcare facility in the Department of Defense.

  • RAMP system produces 1 millionth part

    Apr 16, 2008

  • Army Announces Communities of Excellence Winners

    Apr 16, 2008

    Fort A. P. Hill, Va, will be honored as winner of the Army Chief of Staff Communities of Excellence Award for Year 2008 at a Pentagon ceremony May 8.

  • Electronic Submission of Evaluations on Track

    Apr 16, 2008

    Electronic submission of evaluations via Aca,!A"My FormsAca,!A? has increased from 19 percent to 70 percent in the past few weeks, according to Human Resources Command officials.

  • Martin, U.S. Army Team Finish 5th in Phoenix

    Apr 16, 2008

    "We were really spectacular this weekend and it's a shame we finished fifth," said Mark Martin, who saw victory slip away after he was called into the pits for fuel with 10 laps remaining in Saturday night's Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.

  • Army Soldier Show

    Apr 16, 2008

    The Army Soldier Show kicks off it's 25 year, opening its 2008 tour at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

  • Bunker Historian

    Apr 16, 2008

    Since the end of the cold war, one man has picked up what others left behind. Michelle Michael takes us to Lampertheim where a bunker serves as a makeshift museum for military history.

  • Soldiers Win Shooting Medals at Beijing World Cup

    Apr 16, 2008

    The U.S. Shooting Team earned two medals April 15 at the "Good Luck Beijing" 2008 International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup, which is the test event for the 2008 Olympic Games.

  • Schinnen Volunteers Fill 'Empty Spot' on Resumes, in Communities

    Apr 16, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands Aca,!" Jen GreenfieldAca,!a,,cs adventure into the world of volunteering began unexpectedly when her fitness instructor asked her to teach a class in his absence.

  • All in the family

    Apr 16, 2008

    Lindsay Hardin doesnAca,!a,,ct always follow her brothersAca,!a,,c lead, but she knows when they have a good idea. So on March 19, the day her older brother, James, 20, shipped out for Basic Training at Fort Benning, Ga., 19-year old Lindsay enlisted as a military police officer. In doing so she not only followed James, but also her brother Jarrod, a 17-year old junior who last November enlisted in the Army Reserve as a combat engineer, using the Split-training Option. Lindsay shipped to Fort Leonard Wood in April; Jarrod will follow in June.

  • Col. Curtis L. Thalken quote

    Apr 16, 2008

    Col. Curtis L. Thalken, commander, New England District

  • Stuttgart Soldiers Master Art of Combatives

    Apr 16, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Punches rained down on Spc. John Bench.

  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Magruder selected for Ranger Hall of Fame

    Apr 15, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Former U.S. Army South commander Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Lawson Magruder III will be inducted into the Army Ranger Hall of Fame this summer, in recognition of Aca,!A"an exemplary 32-year career that left a lasting mark of Ranger excellence in every assignment and at every level of commandAca,!A? according to the official citation.

  • U.S. Army Medical Command Chooses Best Warriors

    Apr 15, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian R. Wiggins and Spc. Daniel Farrier are winners of the 2008 Best Warrior competitions for U.S. Army Medical Command. Wiggins, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Fort Jackson, S.C., Veterinary Treatment Facility, and Farrier, a pharmacy technician at Stuttgart, Germany, Army Health Clinic, emerged victorious from a grueling five days of physical and mental challenges.

  • MILCON: Belvoir Projects to Enhance Quality of Life

    Apr 15, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is executing five major projects, and several smaller projects at Fort Belvoir totaling more than $3.5 billion to meet the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Transformation goals and to enhance quality of life for the Soldier and their family.

  • Hawaii Army National Guard Receives Army's Highest Environmental Award

    Apr 15, 2008

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.-- For its efforts to restore Diamond Head Crater to a more pristine natural condition, the Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG) at Fort Ruger will receive the ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest honor in environmental stewardship Aca,!" the Secretary of the Army Environmental Award. The award will be conferred at a ceremony at the State Department of Defense on April 17th.

  • Army Reserve, Inova Health System Launch Partnership

    Apr 15, 2008

    The Army Reserve joined with Inova Health System Monday in the launching of a public-private partnership that will allow both organizations to recruit, train and employ people interested in serving in the Reserve and in health-care careers.

  • Army Rehearses for Hurricane Season

    Apr 15, 2008

    Officials from 43 government agencies gathered around a detailed map at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 10 for a Rehearsal of Concept drill on hurricane relief operations.

  • Creating the Modern Army; building American Expeditionary Force, 1917

    Apr 15, 2008

    Facing the largest overseas deployment in AmericaAca,!a,,cs History, the U.S. Army found itself unprepared; the ensuing transformation built our modern Army.

  • Record of Decision for permanent stationing of the 2/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team announced

    Apr 15, 2008

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The Army announced today its decision to station the 2/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team permanently at Schofield Barracks Military Reservation while conducting required military training at sites in Hawaii. The rationale for this decision is published and explained in a record of decision that is available on the worldwide web at www.aec.army.mil.

  • Carlisle Barracks, U.S. Army War College employees learn more about Civilian Education System

    Apr 15, 2008

    Post civilian employees were given a first-hand look at the new civilian education system during a noon-time lecture April 3 in Bliss Hall.

  • Carlisle Barracks hosts Welcome Home Warrior-Citizens ceremony

    Apr 15, 2008

    As the U.S. Army Reserves prepares to celebrate it's 100th anniversary, more than 20 reserve Soldiers were honored for their service during a Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Ceremony April 11 in Bliss Hall at Carlisle Barracks, home of the U.S. Army War College.

  • Army Offers Renewed Incentives for Captains to Stay

    Apr 15, 2008

    In an effort to encourage more mid-grade officers to remain in service, the Army is again offering a Aca,!A"menu of incentivesAca,!A? for active-component captains that includes options for a cash bonus, attendance at graduate school or the Defense Language Institute.

  • St. Baldrick's Foundation

    Apr 15, 2008

    Dozens of Soldiers in Baghdad, Iraq shave their heads to raise money for pediatric cancer through the St. Baldrick's Foundation.

  • USACE Haditha Dam

    Apr 15, 2008

    USACE is at work in Iraq improving power generation capabilities. Repairs at Haditha Dam have boosted power to local communities and Baghdad. Kevin Casey reports.

  • Army Briefs Sabine River Authority Officials

    Apr 15, 2008

    A host of Army leaders, to include the secretary of the Army, provided Texas officials a comprehensive overview of the service and its global responsibilities during a Aca,!A"fly-inAca,!A? at the Pentagon Monday.

  • Recycling programs prove smart ideas, a little effort can make big differences

    Apr 15, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (April 15, 2008) -- Recycling is a concept the German community has adopted with vigor, and U.S. Army Europe and Installation Management Command-Europe officials are trying to catch up on those efforts by helping USAREUR Soldiers, civilians and family members to clean up their recycling habits as well. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs costing us millions of dollars to not [recycle properly],Aca,!A? said Marty Hanson, U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg Pollution Prevention Program manager.

  • Golf Legend Visits Wounded Warriors

    Apr 15, 2008

    Jack Nicklaus spent time with a group of about 40 Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., and its Eisenhower Army Medical Center April 9. The Soldiers are members of the hospitalAca,!a,,cs Warriors in Transition Unit and the local Veterans Affairs Active Duty Rehabilitation program.

  • Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III quote

    Apr 15, 2008

    Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III, military deputy to the acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics And Technology, to the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee on air and land forces

  • Good Marksmanship

    Apr 15, 2008

    1st Lt. Melissa Lewis takes out a simulated sniper during a United Nations peacekeeping exercise in Rajendrapur Cantonment, Bangladesh, April 12, 2008. She is the platoon leader of 1st Platoon, 57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade.

  • '78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    Photos of mobile parts hospital, to accompany story '78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

  • 78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facility 'grinds on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    Photos of Mobile Parts Hospital and staff

  • 78,000 and counting - deployed mobile parts facilities 'grind on'

    Apr 15, 2008

    The article is customer-focused look at the Mobile Parts Hospital currently deployed in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan.

  • Austere Challenge proving new headquarters concept as units move ahead toward 7th Army

    Apr 15, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (April 14, 2008) -- Soldiers, equipment, vehicles, and high-tech electronics flooded into GrafenwAfAPhr Training Area in the beds of trucks and the bellies of cargo planes. A honeycomb of modular tents rose swiftly constructed under a blanket of security and safety measures and then filled with everything needed -- from pencils to computer networks -- to transform the complex into a sophisticated base of operations. Soon the mazelike canvas corridors were crowded with Soldiers from the varied staff sections of the V Corps and U.S. Army Europe headquarters elements, establishing a deployed command

  • 'Flame On!"

    Apr 15, 2008

    Brian Wells, a welder from Anniston Army Depot, Ala., cuts out fire extinguisher mounting plates. The plates will be installed on Army wreckers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Wells is deployed and assigned to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Medic earns Bronze Star for valor for actions during Afghanistan firefight

    Apr 15, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (April 14, 2008) -- A medic attached to Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, was awarded a Bronze Star for valor April 1 for his actions during an insurgent assault in AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs Kunar province last year. Sgt. Kyle S. Dirkintis woke to the sound of gunfire Aug. 22, 2007 for the first time in his three months of deployment at the remote Ranch House Outpost.

  • Yongsan wins ACOE honors: Garrison takes $750K prize as one of Army's top installations

    May 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - The U.S. Army Chief of Staff announced the Fiscal 2008 Army Communities of Excellence winners in a congratulatory message April 15. Three Army installations out of 179 worldwide made the final list.

  • JTF-Bravo supports U.S. Army South in Honduras

    Apr 14, 2008

    SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras Aca,!" A U.S. Army South exercise in Honduras is testing Joint Task Force-BravoAca,!a,,cs ability to support forward deployed troops over three months as U.S. military personnel on Soto Cano Air Base nearly double.

  • 2008 Land Forces Symposium

    Apr 14, 2008

    Atlanta, Ga. - Gen. (Ret.) John Abizaid, former commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the U.S. Army, and Lt. Gen. James J. Lovelace, commander of U.S. Army Central, engage in dialogue during the opening session of the Land Forces Symposium, Apr. 14, 2008. The theme of this yearAca,!a,,cs symposium (which delegates from 22 countries are participating in) is Adaptability of Land Forces to 21st Century Security Challenges. It emphasizes the importance of multinational cooperation in addressing issues both regionally and sub-regionally in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

  • MILCON: Huachuca Building Energy-Efficient Neighborhoods

    Apr 14, 2008

    During the past five years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has built about 650 new family housing units on Fort Huachuca.

  • MWR "Fan-tastic Summer" Offers Prizes for Patronizing Branded Restaurants

    Apr 14, 2008

    Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons can win valuable prizes simply by eating hot dogs at participating MWR food and beverage facilities this summer. Patrons who participate in the Aca,!A"Fan-tastic SummerAca,!A? promotion may become eligible to win the grand prize of a trip for four to see the New York Yankees play in one of the last games in the old Yankees stadium in New York City. The trip includes four tickets behind home plate, airfare, lodging and $2,500 spending money.

  • Army engineers honored in Panama for going "Beyond the Horizon"

    Apr 14, 2008

    U.S. Army South sent 14 Soldiers from the 115th Engineering Group, Utah Army National Guard, to Panama in early February to make repairs and improvements to schools, clinics and community centers as part of Aca,!A"Beyond the Horizon,Aca,!A? a humanitarian and civic-assistance operation sponsored by U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) to spread goodwill and build relationships with partner nations throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Warrior Workplace Program Helps Soldiers Face Transition

    Apr 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District is assisting the Community Based Health Care Organizations of Massachusetts in a first of its kind program that will assist many combat wounded Soldiers by providing opportunities for meaningful work assignments that complement their medical care and recovery program.

  • Construction begins on new USTRANSCOM consolidated facility

    Apr 14, 2008

  • Islamic NCO 'Paying It Forward' in Iraq

    Apr 14, 2008

    Throughout his life, Staff Sgt. Steven Atlas has tried to live by one philosophy: Aca,!A"pay it forward.Aca,!A? The basic principle of this creed is simple: if he helps you, then in return, you should try to help someone else.

  • Visibility of excess components on APC just became easier with new program at Sierra Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Euipment Regeneration and Utilization Center (AERUC) Program kicks-off at Sierra Army Depot.

  • 'Austere Challenge' Testing New 7th Army Concept

    Apr 14, 2008

    The establishment of early-entry and operational command posts in late March during the deployment phase of Austere Challenge 2008 marked a significant milestone in the merger of USAREUR and V Corps into a single organization known as 7th Army.

  • New Safety Stop Light

    Apr 14, 2008

    A new method to help prevent accidents or near misses in the workplace

  • Army Knowledge Online Upgrades Pave Way for DoD-Wide Net-centricity

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Knowledge Online, the U.S. Army's enterprise portal and the world's largest intranet, is gearing up to support as many as 2.5 million users by the end of April.

  • Former MNF-Iraq Spokesman Addresses Joint Public Affairs Community

    Apr 14, 2008

    Students at the Defense Information School and Army Public Affairs Center here received a senior operatorAca,!a,,cs perspective on the importance of public affairs in supporting mission commandersAca,!a,,c objectives, as seen from his perspective as former spokesman for Multi-National Force-Iraq.

  • Troops Become U.S. Citizens in Iraq Ceremony

    Apr 14, 2008

    Two hundred fifty-nine foreign-born U.S. troops currently serving throughout Iraq became American citizens at Al Faw Palace April 12, in the largest naturalization ceremony to date in Iraq.

  • New Pain Management Clinic to Open

    Apr 14, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center is one of a handful of academic institutions in the country that has an operating acute pain service and, on April 18, WRAMC will set a new standard with the opening of the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Clinic.

  • Army Wives Go on Air with Talk Radio

    Apr 14, 2008

    Every Monday night at 8 p.m., a group of Army wives gathers to hear news, relationship advice, parenting tips and deployment support, but this isnAca,!a,,ct your traditional readiness or support group.

  • Celebrities welcome home troops

    Apr 14, 2008

  • Army Senior Leaders' Message of Support

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army senior leaders send message of support to Soldiers and Families following Presidential announcement on 12-month deployment policy effective August 1st.

  • Central Texas Salutes Fort Hood Heroes

    Apr 14, 2008

    Thousands Fort Hood, Texas, families and friends enjoy the Aca,!A"Salute to our HeroesAca,!A? event on the April 11.

  • USACE Repurposes Iraqi Army Fort

    Apr 14, 2008

    USACE turns one of Saddam's 30 year old army forts into a federal penitentiary. This 27 million dollar project employs the local Kurdish population. USACE Correspondent Kevin Casey reports.

  • Hood Kids Enjoy Fun Day

    Apr 14, 2008

    Thousands attended the Aca,!A"Salute to our SoldiersAca,!A? day at the Fort Hood stadium April 11 to see live entertainment, play games and have fun during the all-day event geared toward thanking troops who served during the corps last rotation through Iraq.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. quote

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • An Uplifting Experience

    Apr 14, 2008

    1st Sgt. Shane Chapman gives another Soldier a boost to check for possible threats during a cordon and search mission in Al Sinaa, Iraq. The Soldiers are from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers train underground

    Apr 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Beams of light pierced the darkness of the tunnel, revealing musty corridors and possible enemy hiding places. At the front of the beam, only rifle tips and dark silhouettes of Soldiers could be seen maneuvering through the black.

  • Call For Fire Competition Challenges, Improves 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers

    Apr 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" After training for several days at an Observe Fire Trainer, the top four fire support specialists from the Aca,!EoeGrey WolfAca,!a,,c Brigade competed in a brigade shoot-off March 20.

  • Battlemind Training Helping Soldiers, Families

    Apr 14, 2008

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" For military families, the months following redeployment, or a SoldierAca,!a,,cs return home from Iraq, should be filled with love and laughter.

  • Bluzapalooza hits Victory Base Complex

    Apr 14, 2008

    Various blues and jazz musicians toured Victory Base Complex to bring music and support to the troops.

  • Soldier combat harmful insects

    Apr 14, 2008

    MNC-I Vector Control works to keep the insect population under control to prevent the spread of illness.

  • Parents gather to celebrate childbirth

    Apr 14, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - More than 80 expectant parents and new parents in the Yongsan community gathered at Army Community Service in for a baby shower April 12. Parents won baby items and received information on child care.

  • Officials: Water dispensers can cause burns

    Apr 14, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Army Community Service workers are seeing an increase in the number of child burn cases. Most incidents are due to Korean water dispensers -- commonplace in off-post apartments. They dispense hot and cold water on demand.

  • Servicemembers in Iraq become U.S. citizens: 259 raise their hands in largest U.S. overseas naturali

    Apr 12, 2008

    Two-hundred fifty-nine U.S. servicembers serving in Iraq become the United States newest citizens April 12 during a naturalization ceremony in Baghdad.

  • Cutting-Edge Training Facility Opens At Camp Bullis

    Apr 11, 2008

    On April 1, Col. John Cook, host and commander, 32nd Med. Bde., officially opened Forward Operating Base Warrior at Camp Bullis during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Giving it a 'tri'

    Apr 11, 2008

    Fort Rucker sponsors the first Sgt. Audie Murphy Triathlon June 21 at Lake Tholocco.

  • FCS Land Warrior: Value Added to Army

    Apr 11, 2008

    The future of Army combat technology was demonstrated on Capitol Hill Thursday, exhibiting several systems that enable Soldiers to fight better, faster and most importantly, safer.

  • Soldier Body Armor was Tested, General Says

    Apr 11, 2008

    Despite reports to the contrary, the body armor being used by Soldiers today in Iraq has been tested.

  • Army Message: Leadership Recognizes Personal Sacrifices by Soldiers, their Families

    Apr 11, 2008

    Today, President Bush announced his decision to return to twelve-month deployments in the CENTCOM theater for active Army units. The President's decision reflects the improved security situation in Iraq - one made possible by your unwavering commitment and willingness to sacrifice - as well as the recognition of the impact of extended deployments on Army Families and our readiness. Today's policy changes will help reduce that strain as we continue to grow the Army and restore balance.

  • 101st Airborne takes over for 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan

    Apr 11, 2008

    For the first time since World War II, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) replaced the 82nd Airborne Division on the battlefield with a transfer of authority ceremony April 10 for Regional Command Aca,!" East in Afghanistan.

  • Formation at Twilight

    Apr 11, 2008

    Like Soldiers at Retreat, M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Semitrailers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait await darkness - and their next mission; Apr. 10, 2008. U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant, 401st Army Field Support Brigade Public Affairs

  • Best Ranger Ramps Up / Basic Skills Education

    Apr 11, 2008

    Best Ranger candidates will rendezvous to Fort Benning for the Best Ranger Competition. Also, Basic Skill Education Program gives Soldiers assistance to get promoted faster.

  • Combat Medic

    Apr 11, 2008

    A Soldier's selfless goal to preserve life on an unforgiving battlefield. Sgt. Kim Williams takes us to combat medic training.

  • U.S. Army Europe announces Annual KONTAKT Award winners

    Apr 11, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (April 11, 2008) Aca,!" U.S. Army, Europe honors KONTAKT groups and individuals for their outstanding contributions to the German-American Friendship Program OUTREACH-Germany with the announcement today of winners in the USAREUR 2007 Awards Competition. The competition salutes excellence among Soldiers, Family members, civilian employees and host nation supporters throughout Germany for their day-to-day support to the local military and civilian communities and their efforts towards the German-American friendship in calendar year 2007.

  • U.S. Army Liberates Flossenburg Concentration Camp

    Apr 11, 2008

    Aca,!A"How can other men treat other men like this'Aca,!A?

  • Too Many to Count

    Apr 11, 2008

    Soldiers watch as a flock of sheep moves past them during a cordon and search mission for high-value insurgents in Upper Dugmut, Iraq, April 3, 2008. The Soldiers are from 3rd Platoon, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

  • Yongsan Public Works battles termites

    May 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Garrison officials are dealing with potential termite problems around the installation.

  • Commander's Corner: Alcohol Awareness Month

    Apr 10, 2008

    Alcoholism is a serious problem. It affects families like nothing else. This month, we pause to pay close attention to the causes of this destructive addiction.

  • Civilian physical training program set to begin

    Apr 10, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Army civilians and family members here will soon have a new way to lose weight and become physically fit as the civilian "Fit for Life" program begins here May 1.

  • MILCON: Fort Sill Sizzling Growth

    Apr 10, 2008

    The move of the Air Defense Artillery School and the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Fort Sill is sparking a number of construction projects.

  • West Point Signs Community Covenant with New York

    Apr 10, 2008

    New York State elected officials and representatives of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point signed the first Community Covenant during the annual West Point Day at the state capitol Wednesday.

  • Army Message: Leadership Recognizes Personal Sacrifices by Soldiers, their Families

    Apr 10, 2008

    To Our Soldiers and Families: Today, President Bush announced his decision to return to twelve-month deployments in the CENTCOM theater for active Army units. The PresidentAca,!a,,cs decision reflects the improved security situation in Iraq Aca,!" one made possible by your unwavering commitment and willingness to sacrifice Aca,!" as well as the recognition of the impact of extended deployments on Army Families and our readiness. TodayAca,!a,,cs policy changes will help reduce that strain as we continue to grow the Army and restore balance.

  • Aviation personnel meet modern warfighting demands

    Apr 10, 2008

    This article is the second in a four-part series about the 25th anniversary of the Aviation Branch. It discusses the conditions and circumstances that led up to the creation of the Aviation Branch.

  • Chief Outlines Army's Construction Request

    Apr 10, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army visited Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2009 military-construction budget and how its planned building projects are essential to helping the Army rebalance itself.

  • Vice Chief Addresses Army's Readiness at House Hearing

    Apr 10, 2008

    Gen. Richard A. Cody told Congress Wednesday frequent deployments have affected the ArmyAca,!a,,cs preparedness for the full spectrum of missions, but added Soldiers are making a difference in Iraq due to their determination and resiliency.

  • Annual Salute to Top Army Civilians

    Apr 10, 2008

    Describing his organizationAca,!a,,cs employees as people who do a Aca,!A"kick tail job,Aca,!A? the recipient of the local 2008 Department of the Army Civilian of the Year Award said he represents the work of an excellent group of Army civilians.

  • Fitness center named in honor of fallen hero

    Apr 10, 2008

    A newly-built fitness center on Victory Base Complex was dedicated April 10 in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Paul. R. Smith, a man his peers and seniors said demanded perfection.

  • President Bush Announces Shorter Deployments

    Apr 10, 2008

    Letter to Soldiers and Families

  • Fort Rucker 'douses' competition

    Apr 10, 2008

    Fort Rucker firefighters named the Large Fire Department of the Year in the Southeast Region.

  • To Our Soldiers and Families

    Apr 10, 2008

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