Archive: Apr 2008

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  • Iraqi officers visit Anniston and Red River Army depots

    Apr 4, 2008

    Seven Iraqi Army officers-two generals, four colonels, a major and two translators-visited the Red River and Anniston Army depots during the last week of March to observe maintenance operations and see how depots function.

  • Royal treatment: Miss Alabama shares values, patriotic spirit

    Apr 4, 2008

    During her visit to Fort Rucker March 25-26 Miss Alabama Jamie Langley called on community youngsters to make good decisions, especially when dealing with peer pressure. Langley also addressed the audience at Fort Rucker's Women of the Year ceremony commemorating Women's History Month.

  • Widow Receives Fallen Soldier's Bronze Star with Valor

    Apr 4, 2008

    A little more than a year after he was killed during his third tour of duty in Iraq, a former Fort Riley Soldier has been awarded a posthumous Bronze Star with Valor for his courage under fire more than two years ago.

  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Warriors in Transition

    Apr 4, 2008

    The Honorable Elaine Chao, U.S. secretary of labor, visited the U.S. Army Garrison Soldier and Family Assistance Center in Brooke Army Medical Center March 26.

  • Doing the Right Thing

    Apr 4, 2008

    Lt. Col. Thomas Boccardi, commander, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, shakes hands with a recently released detainee during a reconciliation ceremony at an Iraqi police station in Tarmiya, March 19, 2008.

  • Top Army Spouse Discusses Families

    Apr 4, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army and his wife visited Fort Leavenworth March 27 to talk to address students in the Pre-Command Course, along with their spouses, and the Army's senior spouse took the opportunity to talk about the state of Army Families.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith: A Soldier Who Inspired Many

    Apr 4, 2008

    April 4, 2008, marks the fifth anniversary of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. SmithAca,!a,,cs heroic actions in Iraq.

  • Multi-National Corps-Iraq commander

    Apr 4, 2008

  • 96th CAB, USASOC community relations receives 1st place award

    Apr 3, 2008

    MCLEAN, Va. (Sine Pari, Apr. 3, 2008) Aca,!" The 96th Civil Affairs Battalion and the USASOC Headquarters received a first place award for community relations special events April 1 at the U.S. Army World Wide Public Affairs Symposium.

  • MILCON: Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield Expanding

    Apr 3, 2008

    Soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., have witnessed a vast expansion of their living and working conditions over the past five years that continues with new barracks, command facilities, a fitness center and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest chapel coming on line.

  • Red Dragon volunteers recognized

    Apr 3, 2008

    Red Dragon volunteers are recognized at a ceremony on Fort Hood at the Soldier and Family REadiness Center on April 2nd.

  • The Mustang scout who never quit: Injured Cav troop has no regrets

    Apr 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Just about every Soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division who comes back from Iraq gets to march across Cooper Field here on Fort Hood as part of the welcome home ceremony.

  • Raid in Mosul

    Apr 3, 2008

    Northern IraqAca,!" 2nd Iraqi Army Division Soldiers clear a building during a combined operation with U.S. Special Forces near Mosul March 29.

  • Army Briefs Chicago Business Group

    Apr 3, 2008

    Col. Gary Cheek, deputy director of Strategy, Plans and Policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, briefs the Chicago-area World President's Organization about the Army's role in the war on terrorism. The group, made up of prominent business people and their spouses, visited the Pentagon Thursday as part of the Army's Executive Outreach Program.

  • Special Forces Soldiers Pay Tribute to Fallen Comrades

    Apr 3, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRBASE, Afghanistan (Courtesy of CJTF-82 Public Affairs, Apr. 2, 2008) Aca,!" Early Thursday morning the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan honored two fallen comrades in a memorial ceremony.

  • Army's New Field Manual Discussed on Hill

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., testified before the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new operations manual, Field Manual 3-0 this week.

  • Security Assistance Command Starts Arriving This Summer

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command says he and his workers look forward to moving to Redstone Arsenal under base realignment and closure.

  • National Guard Welcomes Nationals to New Stadium

    Apr 3, 2008

    Baseball, hot dogs and the National Guard. Such was the scene for the inaugural game at the new $611-million Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., March 30.

  • Celebrating our Military Children

    Apr 3, 2008

    This is a special month for a special group of people. Every year, the Defense Department celebrates April as the Month of the Military Child. Redstone Arsenal joins in with a schedule of events, planned by Child and Youth Services, for military families.

  • Got contamination' Call the ACERT

    Apr 3, 2008

    When Soldiers and other servicemembers are out in the field and have battle-damaged, possibly contaminated equipment, they need to know where they can go for safe, reliable turn-in.

  • Local Director Runs Worldwide Testing Network

    Apr 3, 2008

  • Construction on Rise Throughout Redstone

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fueled by base realignment and closure, construction is booming at Redstone Arsenal. Funds have been appropriated for 13 projects, most BRAC-related, totaling $543 million. A typical year would have $40 million to $50 million worth.

  • Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Ready Reserve Soldiers

    Apr 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command-St. Louis has dedicated a memorial to the 17 Army Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers who have fallen in support of the war on terrorism.

  • UTC HASC Hearing

    Apr 3, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren's speech as prepared for the House Armed Services Committee Hearing in Washington, D.C., Feb. 28.

  • SASC Hearing

    Apr 3, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren's speech as prepared for Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., Feb. 26.

  • Reserve Marines building more than structures in Trinidad

    Apr 3, 2008

    The students of The Princess Elizabeth Centre for Physically Handicapped Children will soon enjoy improvements to their facility by U.S. Marine Corps Reserve engineers and members of the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF).

  • Fort Sill educates area school counselors

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fort Sill helps area school counselors learn how to receive military children who are coming to the area through BRAC.

  • Sill welcomes new Garrison CSM

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fort Sill garrison CSM retires and ceremony welcomes replacement

  • Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV quote

    Apr 3, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV

  • Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber Quote

    Apr 3, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber quote

  • Army Chief of Staff addresses public affairs community

    Apr 3, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. addresses the 2008 Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium April 1 at McLean, Va.

  • Army Chief of Staff speaks to public affairs community

    Apr 3, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. addresses the 2008 Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium April 1 at McLean, Va.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Tim Leckie quote

    Apr 3, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Tim Leckie, a convoy security platoon sergeant in Iraq

  • Water Vital in Arid Iraq

    Apr 3, 2008

    Pfc. Mike Skirkanion, from 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, provides security at a water access point in the Taji Qada, Iraq.

  • Benelux WTU, SFAC Puts Soldiers, Families First

    Apr 3, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" The Benelux Warrior Transition Unit squad leader has bled for his country.

  • Raven takes flight, Eagle comes to roost

    Apr 3, 2008

    Task Force Eagle takes over for Task Force Raven for the Garrison mission at Multi-National Corps - Iraq.

  • Running for a cause - Special Olympics Torch Run comes to Camp Victory

    Apr 3, 2008

    Special Olympics Torch Run was conducted around Z Lake at Camp Liberty March 30.

  • Equipment Training Improves Iraqi Army healthcare

    Apr 3, 2008

    U.S. Army teaches Iraqi Army how to use their oxygen conversion systems to provide medical grade oxygen for patient care.

  • MILCON: Fort Wainwright Building for Stryker Brigade

    Apr 2, 2008

    In Fiscal Year 2007, the Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded contracts valued at about $168 million to build seven projects at Fort Wainwright.

  • Large Balloon To Be Seen Over Redstone Arsenal

    Apr 2, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. Aca,!" A large tethered balloon, called an aerostat, may be seen over western Redstone Arsenal from today through April 10. The aerostat, called a High Altitude Long Endurance Testbed, will be part of a disaster response communication experiment titled Flagship at RedstoneAca,!a,,cs Test Area 3.

  • ASMDA 2008 Space Camp scholarships available

    Apr 2, 2008

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) is offering 16 scholarships to selected children to attend a one-week Space Camp June 29 Aca,!" July 4, at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

  • 2007 Space Camp Photo

    Apr 2, 2008

    2007 Space Camp Photo

  • Training Focus of 'Sexual Assault Awareness Month'

    Apr 2, 2008

    Army Leaders at all levels will be stressing education, awareness, and prevention of sexual assault throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • Cav Troops Unwind at Division Ball

    Apr 2, 2008

  • Phishing E-mail To MWR Patrons Turns Out To Be Army Exercise

    Apr 2, 2008

    More than 10,000 Soldiers, civilians and Family members with military e-mail addresses received an e-mail March 30 promising free tickets to area theme parks, with a link to a Web site that appeared to belong to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command. These e-mails were sent without the knowledge or consent of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) or installation MWR offices. These e-mails were "phishing" emails developed by the Army Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT) in a Global Computer Network Defense exercise, Bulwark Defender 08 (BD08) to test the defensive posture of the Army LandWarNet.

  • Communication, Routine Key to Successful Family Separations

    Apr 2, 2008

    Army spouse Jenille Clay and her children had everything in place to celebrate the birthday of her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Donnell Clay, back in 2003. Aca,!A"We baked cupcakes and decorated them,Aca,!A? she recalled. Aca,!A"We put birthday hats on, decorated the kitchen, sang Aca,!EoeHappy BirthdayAca,!a,,c for dad and took pictures.Aca,!A? There was only one thing wrong with that picture Aca,!" dad was more than 7,000 miles away in Iraq supporting the War on Terror. He received the pictures via e-mail.

  • 1st Mission Support Command presents Garita

    Apr 2, 2008

    LTC Lizette Brown as part of her 5-day (March 14 through the 19th) Media Cooperative tour promoting the Tradewinds 2008 exercise, her Dominican Republic heritage and women in the US Army Reserve, was interviewed by one radio Station: FM 92.5, Nueria Piera Show, three TV stations; Channel 7- S.I.N. TV News Broadcast, Channel 11- Diventido con Jochy Show, and Channel 45-La Hora de Consuelo, two Newspapers: El Caribe and El Dia, and one Magazine: Mujer Unica.

  • Simulator prepares helicopter repairers

    Apr 2, 2008

    Simulator prepares students for efficient "bleed and flush"

  • Veterans' Clinic Opens at Fort Rucker

    Apr 2, 2008

    New health clinic at Fort Rucker brings Wiregrass veterans convenience, saves driving time, money

  • Aviators Take on Insurgents in Iraq

    Apr 2, 2008

    AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crews engaged more insurgents in Iraq during the final days of March than in the previous three months combined, according to Task Force XII officials.

  • 2nd Brigade Troops celebrate Black Jack Inn opening

    Apr 2, 2008

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

    Apr 2, 2008

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

  • Soldiers Receive Signal Corps Honor

    Apr 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Many sections of the Army, have awards unique to their field. For the information technology professionals of the Signal Corps Regiment Association, it is an honor to be inducted into the Bronze Order of Mercury.

  • Attack pilots recognized for valor

    Apr 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Three 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, AH-64D Apache attack pilots were recognized during an awards ceremony March 18 for their courageous contributions in Iraq.

  • Plans for additional homes on Fort Drum underway

    Apr 2, 2008

    Plans for new single-family and duplex-styled homes on Fort Drum are moving forward. Construction and management of additional homes have advanced to defense oversight agencies and North Country community partners.

  • Overcoming Obstacles

    Apr 2, 2008

    Officer Candidate Marvin Johnson gives advice to Officer Candidate Jiyon White on how to complete an obstacle on the Bolton Confidence Course at Fort Benning, Ga., March 13, 2008. The candidates are in their first week of training.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Brigade Changes Command

    Apr 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"One chapter in the brigadeAca,!a,,cs history closes and another opens as my commanders and I relinquish command of this amazing brigade and its outstanding Soldiers and officers to Col. Gary Volesky and his new team of commanders,Aca,!A? said Col. David Sutherland during his change of command ceremony.

  • Respite Care Service Receives Financial Boost

    Apr 2, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Exceptional Family Member Program respite care service received an important financial boost from funding provided to Installation Management Command-EuropeAca,!a,,cs Army Community Services under the Army Family Covenant. This is the second year funding has been provided for this program.

  • Celebrating Military Children

    Apr 2, 2008

    Now, more than ever, we have to demonstrate our commitment to provide our children and their parents and caregivers with a strong supportive environment where children can be safe and thrive. The quality of life for our Families must match the quality of their SoldierAca,!a,,cs service.

  • Journalist Reminisces About Time with Cav at the 'First Team' Ball

    Oct 14, 2011

    KILLEEN, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division is officially home. To celebrate and reconnect with their spouses and military family, Soldiers gathered at the Killeen Civic and Conference to Aca,!A"capture the cavalry spiritAca,!A? at their military ball March 26.

  • 405th AFSB helps Soldiers prepare for battle

    Apr 1, 2008

  • MILCON: Fort Richardson Building for Troop Increase

    Apr 1, 2008

    The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a workload ranging between $125 and $200 million a year at Fort Richardson.

  • Stryker Cavalry Explains How Maupin Found

    Apr 1, 2008

    The remains of Staff Sgt. Keith Matthew Maupin were recovered March 20 northwest of Baghdad by elements the Multi-National Division Aca,!" BaghdadAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, which is based out of Vilseck, Germany.

  • Women's History Month Finale at Darmstadt Combines Art, Vision

    Apr 1, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" Read a copy of the July 1943 edition of Transportation Magazine and youAca,!a,,cll get an eye-awakening look at that eraAca,!a,,cs gender beliefs.

  • Organization Leads Fight Against IEDs

    Apr 1, 2008

    If America allows the improvised-explosive device to control its strategic decisions, it will become the weapon of choice for all of AmericaAca,!a,,cs enemies, according to the director of the organization charged with its defeat.

  • Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward quote

    Apr 1, 2008

    Gen. William E. Aca,!A"KipAca,!A? Ward, speaking to representatives from 43 African nations during the U.S.-Africa Defense Policy Dialogue

  • Guard Helping Save Crops from Louisiana Flood Waters

    Apr 1, 2008

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard are helping farmers fight to save millions of dollars worth of crops from the flood waters of the Mississippi River in Pointe Coupee Parish, La.

  • Six Honored for Journalistic Excellence at Public Affairs Worldwide

    Apr 1, 2008

    Four Soldiers and two Department of the Army civilians were recognized March 31 for excellence in Army journalism.

  • Yongsan Fun Fair features information on community services

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" YongsanAca,!a,,cs annual Community Fun Fair is set for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Child Development Center parking lot.

  • Yongsan Library promotes writing through essay contest

    Apr 1, 2008

  • BOSS Factor: Soldiers Stage Own Version of TV's Dare-Reality Show

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" They choked down spiced-up peppers, had their eyebrows waxed, and wolfed down something that looked like dog food mush. YongsanAca,!a,,cs version of Fear Factor came in the form of BOSS Factor March 29.

  • Seoul Middle School wins DODDS Math Counts competition

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Seoul American Middle SchoolAca,!a,,cs math team won the Department of Defense Dependent Schools Math Counts competition in March, with one Aca,!A"mathleteAca,!A? moving on to compete at the U.S. national level.

  • WTU Soldier Listed Fit for Duty

    Apr 1, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" A Soldier assigned here is one of the first in U.S. Army Europe to return to normal duty standing after recovering in a Warrior Transition Unit.

  • Arbor Day ceremonies signify U.S., Korea Good Neighbor alliance

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan and Yongsan-gu officials gathered March 27 to celebrate Arbor Day at Yongsan Garrison and at Namsan Botanical Garden in Seoul.

  • Yongsan community relations officer wins Army award

    May 4, 2012

    MCLEAN, Va. -- U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan's community relations officer earned Department of the Army recognition for excellence in his field April 1.

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