Archive: Jun 2008

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  • 1st Space Battalion gets kudos for an accident free year

    Jun 30, 2008

    Col. Timothy Coffin, commander of the 1st Space Brigade, presented Lt. Col. Thomas James, commander of the 1st Space Battalion, with a safety certificate on behalf of SMDC/ARSTRAT Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell. The certificate was presented to recognize 12 months without a Class A, B or C accident in the battalion.

  • Celebrating Independence and its Guardians: 2008 July 4th Senior Leader Message

    Jun 30, 2008

  • CSM Jeffrey J. Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command command sergeant major

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of CSM Jeffrey J. Mellinger, U.S. Army Materiel Command command sergeant major

  • Maj. Gen. James A. Cheatham, U.S. Army Materiel Command assistant deputy commanding general for Rese

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Maj. Gen. James A. Cheatham, U.S. Army Materiel Command assistant deputy commanding general for reserve affairs

  • Fort Hood wins best antiterrorism program award, runner-up in remaining three categories

    Jun 30, 2008

    Five Army installations were recognized by the Installation Management Command for their top efforts in antiterrorism. U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood, Texas, won the antiterrorism award for Best Installation Program, and John Simard from Fort Drum, N.Y., was named Best Program Manager.

  • Kathryn A. Condon, U.S. Army Materiel Command executive deputy to the commanding general

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Kathryn A. Condon, U.S. Army Materiel Command executive deputy to the commanding general

  • SFC Jamie Buckley performs at Country USA in Oshkosh, WI.

    Jun 30, 2008

    Sergeant First Class Jamie Buckley performed at Country USA, a three-day music festival in Oshkosh, Wi., 28 June. Following SFC Buckley's performance, over 100 future service members from all branches of service recited their oath of enlistment on the main stage. Brig. Gen Jeffrey E. Phillips, Deputy Chief of Army Public Affairs, administered the oath of enlistment to the future volunteers.

  • An Uncommon Hero

    Jun 30, 2008

    Aca,!A"My Scouts soon came hand to hand with the insurgents, driving them from their trenches and completely demoralizing and dispersing themAca,!A?

  • Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

    Jun 30, 2008

    Biography of Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command

  • Hodge takes command of SDDC

    Jun 30, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Brig. Gen. James L. Hodge took command of the U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command during a change of command ceremony this morning at the Scott Air Force Base parade field.

  • Army Prepares for Next Rotations in Iraq

    Jun 30, 2008

    The Department of the Army confirmed today, June 30, the Department of DefenseAca,!a,,cs announcement for the next rotation of four brigade combat teams consisting of approximately 18, 000 personnel in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The deployment window for these units will begin in the early months of 2009.

  • Nine Receive Purple Heart at Walter Reed

    Jun 30, 2008

    Nine Soldiers received the Purple Heart in a ceremony held at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Friday.

  • DoD announces deployment of two more 1st Cavalry Division brigades

    Jun 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, TexasAca,!" The Department of Defense announced June 30 that the 1st and 2nd Brigade Combat Teams of the 1st Cavalry Division will be deploying to Iraq in early 2009.

  • DoD, Department of Education Sign Agreement

    Jun 30, 2008

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England and Deputy Secretary of Education Raymond Simon signed an agreement at the Pentagon Wednesday to work together to ease transition challenges for military children.

  • Sergeant mentors new troops in Iraq

    Jun 30, 2008

    TALLIL, Iraq Aca,!" One of the most challenging things a leader can face during their deployment is maintaining their SoldiersAca,!a,,c readiness for combat.

  • Warriors welcome new CSM, say goodbye to old friend

    Jun 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered to say goodbye to their old command sergeant major and welcome their new senior noncommissioned officer during a change of responsibility ceremony June 26.

  • Long Knife Soldier dusts off medical skills

    Jun 30, 2008

    CONVOY SUPPORT CENTER SCANIA, Iraq Aca,!" A military intelligence officer finally got to work where her heart is Aca,!" in the medical community.

  • New Soldiers become combat lifesavers

    Jun 30, 2008

    Recently re-deployed Soldiers are noting that the first 10 minutes after a Soldier is wounded are critical in saving his life. Those precious minutes are known as Aca,!A"the platinum 10.Aca,!A?

  • Army Strong: Greywolf squadron takes on rigorous physical fitness routine

    Jun 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers in an armored reconnaissance squadron of the 3rd Aca,!A"GreywolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are taking a different approach to physical fitness.

  • Defense Satellite Communications System puts a lid on things

    Jun 30, 2008

    On June 20, the SATCOM Systems Company installed the "lid" onto the second Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) located at the Missile Defense Complex. An event that most personnel on site took the opportunity to witness, this is the final "golf ball" that will be dominating the terrain at Fort Greely, Alaska.

  • NATIONAL NEWS HOSTS TOUT ARMY'S MESSAGE THORUGH UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

    Jun 30, 2008

    Geraldo Rivera, ESPN's Crawford and Jacobson, and Fox New's Ainsley Earhardt--National News Hosts who Tout Army's Message Through A Unique Experience with the Golden Knights.

  • Wiesbaden Celebrates Berlin Airlift Anniversary

    Jun 30, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany (June 30, 2008) Aca,!" In 1948, a political and military Cold War began when Berlin nearly fell into Josef StalinAca,!a,,cs hands. Stranded deep inside Soviet-controlled territory, 2 million Germans faced starvation. The resulting Allied response Aca,!" the Berlin Airlift Aca,!" not only saved a population, it also launched a friendship between countries that had been at war three years earlier. Sixty years later, thousands of Americans Germans Aca,!" including participants of the legendary humanitarian mission and survivors of the blockade Aca,!" gathered here for two days to celebrate the airliftAca,!a,,cs anniversary.

  • Wiesbaden celebrates Berlin Airlift anniversary

    Jun 30, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" In 1948, a political and military Cold War began when Berlin nearly fell into Josef StalinAca,!a,,cs hands.

  • Medical team evaluates healthcare equipment

    Jun 30, 2008

    A Joint Medical Technology Assessment and Review Team is currently in Iraq evaluating the equipment being used at Level III healthcare facilities in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait. A Level III healthcare facility is one which is responsible for evacuating patients from supported divisional and nondivisional units and providing resuscitative and hospital care.

  • Comfort food from home feeds motivation

    Jun 30, 2008

    Military dining facilities try their hardest to satisfy the broad tastes of servicemembers, and to keep them motivated. Even though food service providers work really hard itAca,!a,,cs impossible for them to get everything just right. A jar of salsa from my favorite restaurant in New Mexico is sometimes the only thing that motivates me to get through the day.

  • Col. Earl Noble quote

    Jun 30, 2008

    Col. Earl Noble, project manager, Army Knowledge Online

  • Baghdad Bad Boys beat deployment blues

    Jun 30, 2008

    On Victory Base Complex the local Aca,!EoeBlue Grass BoysAca,!a,,c go by another name, Aca,!A"Baghdad Bad Boys.Aca,!A? Although when they play during the Sunday morning service held at 8:30 a.m. at Hope Chapel they do not refer to themselves as such.

  • Cultural exchange

    Jun 30, 2008

    Pfc. Travis Grimes Aca,!A"high-fivesAca,!A? an Iraqi boy as Pfc. Homer Thompson looks on during a cordon and search in Shulla, June 22, 2008. The Soldiers are assigned to 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment.

  • Biometrics technology reveals true identities

    Jun 30, 2008

    According to the National Science and Technology Council and Committee on Homeland and National Security, fingerprinting is one of the most reliable and convenient methods used to identify people because of the uniqueness of fingerprints and the ease of obtaining them.

  • Family Strong, Like Father Like Daughter

    Jun 30, 2008

    When you think about a teenager joining the army you can envision the parent or parents taking their child to the airport to see them off to basic training. However, that was not the case with Mario and Gabrielle Alejandrino.

  • Iraq Assistance Group under new command

    Jun 30, 2008

    The Iraq Assistance Group held a change-of-command ceremony at the Joint Visitor Bureau on Camp Victory Friday.

  • Inactivation of 1st Personnel Command sign of change in Army human resources operations

    Jun 30, 2008

    SCHWETZINGEN, Germany (June 27, 2008) -- Aca,!A"Today is about history and tradition, but more importantly (itAca,!a,,cs) about the future.Aca,!A? With those words, U.S. Army Europe Chief of Staff Brig. Gen. Rusty L. Frutiger alluded to changes in personnel operations within USAREUR while honoring the legacy of 1st Personnel Command at the commandAca,!a,,cs inactivation ceremony on Kilbourne Kaserne here, June 26. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs bittersweet, but itAca,!a,,cs also exciting,Aca,!A? said Col. David T. Jones, the 1st PERSCOM commander. Aca,!A"The important thing is moving on. Getting (human resources) professionals where they need to be is a step ahead.Aca,!A?

  • U.S. Army Troop Command- Korea Deactivates

    Jun 30, 2008

    U.S. Army Troop Command- Korea deactivates and reactivates as Special Troop Battalion.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

    Feb 28, 2012

    Biography of Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

  • Outriggers 'Catch the Wave' at Vacation Bible School

    Jun 27, 2008

    More than 125 youth attended the Outrigger Island Vacation Bible School at Fort Stewart, June 16-20 held at Diamond Elementary School.

  • New Laser Eye Surgery Center Opens at Winn

    Jun 27, 2008

    Cutting-edge laser eye surgery procedures for active-duty Soldiers are now available as Winn Army Community Hospital officials opened the Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program (WRESP) Center, June 23 at Fort Stewart.

  • Fort Stewart Hero Saves Local Civilian

    Jun 27, 2008

    A military police Soldier from the 139th Military Police Company performed a heroic act, June 11 when he administered first aid

  • American Red Cross Helps Warriors in Transition

    Jun 27, 2008

    The American Red Cross has a new outreach program that helps provide Soldiers in the Warriors in Transition Unit and their Families the support they need.

  • Covenant Goals Exceeded by DHR

    Jun 27, 2008

    Fort Stewart and Hunter Army AirfieldAca,!a,,cs Directorate of Human Resources exceeds Covenant goals in customer service.

  • Stewart-Hunter Opens Pet Boarding Facility

    Jun 27, 2008

    Fort Stewart opens a new pet boarding facility June 27 at Holbrook Pond

  • Dogs help wounded warriors heal at Walter Reed

    Jun 27, 2008

    One of the most popular therapists at Walter Reed Army Medical Center prefers to show his enthusiasm and appreciation by wagging his tail and giving slobbery kisses.

  • Coaliton releases 300 detainees in Iraq

    Jun 27, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, commanding general of Multi-National Forces-Iraq, joined Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations) and the 300th Military Police Brigade at a ceremony observing the release of about 300 security detainees.

  • E-cyber Mission National Competition

    Jun 27, 2008

    Student finalists attend the national judging event for the Army-sponsored science fair E-cyber Mission.

  • Army Inventions

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Army recognizes its Top 10 Greatest Inventions of 2007.

  • 233-Year-Old Army Shows Experience, Youthful Spirit

    Jun 27, 2008

    Col. Walt Lorcheim is nearing the end of his service to the Army. Pvt. Ricky Hartwell is just beginning. Together, they represent the best of the Army -- one with experience, the other with youthful spirit. They showed their solidarity on the evening of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday June 14, with each of them joining forces with Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs leadership to ceremonially cut two cakes Aca,!" Hartwell and Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, commander of the Space and Missile Defense Command, cut the Army birthday cake with a military saber while Lorcheim and Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, commander of Redstone Arsenal and the Aviation and Missile Command, used a saber to cut a cake in honor of the birthday of the nationAca,!a,,cs flag.

  • Tiny ticks a threat to Soldier health, mission readiness

    Jun 27, 2008

  • DoD establishes departmental policy on the use of DoD information systems

    Jun 27, 2008

    Alerts users to a new notice on all government computers.

  • APG 2012 Web Site Up and Running

    Jun 27, 2008

    Unveiling of APG 2012 WEb site at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • AMEDD Soldier serves it up for All-Army team

    Jun 27, 2008

  • Army aviation test mission on rise

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Aviation Technical Test Center tries to ensure that what looks good on paper works well, and safely, in the air.

  • Luncheon recognizes community, APG partners in education

    Jun 27, 2008

  • Earn money in Army referral program

    Jun 27, 2008

  • Honoring Old Glory in Veterans Park

    Jun 27, 2008

    Old Glory flew high and proud on June 14 as HuntsvilleAca,!a,,cs veterans groups celebrated the 231st birthday of the U.S. flag with patriotic music, exhibits and speeches at Veterans Memorial Park. It was an historic event in a park that will undergo a drastic change during the next year as the new $4 million veterans memorial is built on its grounds. For that reason, said retired Sgt. David Carney, president of the North Alabama Veterans and Fraternal Organizations Coalition, the downtown Huntsville park became a special location for several veterans groups and the community to celebrate Flag Day 2008.

  • Thanks for Taking Care of Soldiers

    Jun 27, 2008

    The 2008 Army Emergency Relief numbers speak for themselves. This yearAca,!a,,cs fund-raising campaign raised $292,120.03 to eclipse a $225,000 goal, surprising AER officer Kristi Foster. Aca,!A"This is my seventh year to do this and every year you surprise me,Aca,!A? Foster told the campaign participants assembled for the AER award ceremony June 17 at Heiser Hall. Aca,!A"It was absolutely amazing. And IAca,!a,,cm still just overwhelmed by your efforts, your generosity, your work. Thank you very much.Aca,!A?

  • APG Engineer Places in All-Army Photo Contest

    Jun 27, 2008

    APG announces Army photo contest winners. A mechanical engineer for the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity was recognized for receiving honorable mention in the people category in the All-Army Digital Photography Contest for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons and professionals June 13. He also accepted a check for $200 on behalf of his sister, Caitlin, who lives in Connecticut, for winning second place and an honorable mention in the same category.

  • SGM Randall Williams retires after 23 years

    Jun 27, 2008

    Col. John Hamilton (right), Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT), congratulates and presents Sgt. Maj. Randall Williams, G-3 Operations Sergeant Major, SMDC/ARSTRAT, a three-star note signed by the CG, SMDC/ARSTRAT. The event was a key highlight during a retirement dinner conducted June 19 in honor of Williams who is retiring this summer after more than 23 years of honorable service in the U.S. Army.

  • Army combatives training is helping today's Soldier become more effective

    Jun 27, 2008

    Because the modern Soldier spends more time clearing rooms and engaging the enemy in hand-to-hand combat than those Soldiers before him, a renewed emphasis has been put on the importance of subduing an enemy without a weapon. That isnAca,!a,,ct to say Soldiers of yesteryear never had to rely on a swift hand to best an enemy. ItAca,!a,,cs just that AmericaAca,!a,,cs desert Soldier of the 21st century finds himself coming into close contact with the enemy on a more frequent basis than before. And thanks to a former Fort Lewis Army Ranger, todayAca,!a,,cs Soldier is becoming better trained to effectively neutralize that close-quarters threat.

  • AKO receives charter, new project manager

    Jun 27, 2008

    This story describes the change of charter ceremony hosted Jun 27 at Fort Belvoir. AKO/DKO has received a new leader. He is the first board-selected project manager for the Army's intranet. COL Earl Noble will lead AKO as Defense Knoledge Online become more of a reality.

  • Soldiers train on new Strykers

    Jun 27, 2008

    New Stryker vehicles arrived at 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in May, boosting morale and firing thrusters on an already rocketing training schedule.

  • Feedback to aid in future Stryker vehicle upgrades

    Jun 27, 2008

    In its continuing mission to keep todayAca,!a,,cs Stryker brigade combat teams equipped with the latest and greatest upgrades, the Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager, SBCT, and program manager, Stryker showcased its new innovations, June 18 at the 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment motor pool. Not only did the TCM SBCT want to give Soldiers a glimpse into future Stryker add-ons, They were looking for input, too. TCM SBCT Senior Program Analyst for Futures and Current Operations, Sean Hunter, said they were there to get feedback from Soldiers familiar with the vehicle.

  • Mullen vows to 'get it right'

    Jun 27, 2008

    Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Fort Lewis June 18, where he toured barracks, met with leaders and talked to Soldiers.

  • Missouri National Guard conducts riot control training

    Jun 27, 2008

    The 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, KFOR 10 Missouri National Guard, successfully completed its Mission Readiness Exercise rotation at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, and is currently deployed to Kosovo, in support of the NATO-led peacekeeping mission there.

  • USAG-Yongsan Wins Antiterrorism Award for Gate Renovations

    Jun 27, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan won an antiterrorism award from the Installation Management Command, along with a $75,000 prize.

  • AUSA Huntsville/Redstone Chapter Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 27, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell (center), commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, pauses as Pvt. 2 Ricky Hartwell, Bravo Co. 832d Ordnance Battalion, joins him in cutting a ceremonial Army Birthday cake June 14 on Redstone Arsenal. The event was a key highlight of the Association of the U.S. Army Huntsville/Redstone Chapter's celebration of the Army's 233rd birthday at the Redstone Arsenal Officers and Civilians Club.

  • Warriors@Work

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the Warriors@Work program to assist Guard and Reserve servicemembers injured in the line of duty to return to their homes, where they will continue to receive care locally while they are evaluated for a return to duty, a medical release or an appearance before a medical board, program officials said.

  • Caring for burned Soldiers

    Jun 27, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Schlitz grimaces in pain as Spc. Steven Neveau, a burn-therapy assistant, rotates the burned SoldierAca,!a,,cs arm to keep scar tissue from freezing his already limited movement.

  • Best care anywhere

    Jun 27, 2008

    Sgt. Rodolfo Martinez was medevaced to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, following a vehicle-bomb explosion in Afghanistan that also trapped him beneath rubble. The forward observer, assigned to the 82nd Airborne DivisionAca,!a,,cs 508th Infantry Regiment, would like to return to LRMC one day, but in a different capacity, he said.

  • A close look at AW2

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program, also referred to as AW2, was created in 2004 in response to the needs of the most severely wounded, injured or ill Soldiers from the war on terror.

  • Life at the MTD

    Jun 27, 2008

    The majority of wounded warriors arriving at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center reside at the Medical Transient Detachment while receiving care.

  • Lauding the large WTU

    Jun 27, 2008

    Taking care of Soldiers is a tradition as old as the Army itself. Gen. George Washington led the way with an order to vaccinate the entire Continental Army for smallpox, a feat never done before. And young Maj. Walter Reed led the fight against yellow fever, isolating the carrier and providing treatment for the disease at the beginning of the 20th century.

  • Soldier-Moms Find Comfort in Program Designed for Them

    Jun 27, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" After the birth of her third child, Sgt. Delores Gordon, said it took her three attempts to pass her Army Physical Fitness Test, with 30 days between each test.

  • WRAMC: Providing top-notch care

    Jun 27, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., has made great progress in caring for wounded servicemembers. Since the war on terror began five years ago, WRAMC personnel have treated almost 8,000 servicemembers who supported operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom. About 560 of them were amputees, said Chuck Scoville, WRAMCAca,!a,,cs chief of amputee services.

  • Caring for TBI patients

    Jun 27, 2008

    They walk, talk and stand tall in uniform like other Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., who wear the immediately recognizable combat patches so commonly seen at the post thatAca,!a,,cs home to XVIIIth Airborne Corps and the 82nd Airborne Division, among other elite units. Outwardly, people wouldnAca,!a,,ct notice their injuries.

  • TRADOC turns 35

    Jun 27, 2008

    While there is a lot of change taking place in U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Army overall, much has also remained unchanged.

  • Mullen Offers Encouragement as New Africa Command Takes Shape

    Jun 27, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany, June 26, 2008 Aca,!" The top U.S. military officer challenged the U.S. Africa Command staff today to seize the opportunities presented as they stand up a new, uniquely organized command that brings more focus to a vital part of the world.

  • Graf Signs Partnership with Neighbors

    Jun 27, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. military and host nation communities here have been neighbors for decades. Now they are partners in establishing cultural exchanges.

  • U.S. - German Army Partnership Air Assault Training, Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Jun 27, 2008

    U.S. and German soldiers conduct Partnership Air Assault training at the Hohenfels Training Area, Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Grafenwoehr Training Area Challenges JROTC Cadets at Soldier Skills during Camp

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Grafenwoehr Training Area hosted 118 youth from Germany, Italy and Belgium for an 11-day JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge, June 15-25. The students participated in the ropes course, obstacle course and land navigation at various Grafenwoehr training sites.

  • Senior enlisted leaders of 39 nations confer

    Jun 27, 2008

    More than 50 senior noncommissioned officers from 39 armies in Europe and North America met to discuss common issues at the second U.S. Army Europe Conference of European Armies for NCOs in Weiden, Germany, June 10-12.

  • USAG-Yongsan Welcome Guide

    Jun 26, 2008

    Welcome! This is your comprehensive guide for moving to USAG-Yongsan!

  • Shopping with a Ration Control Card

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - For Civilian Employees and Family Members, the most important thing you may need in Korea, besides a great pair of walking shoes, is a Ration Control Card.

  • Yongsan schools set high standards

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - If you are coming to Korea as a command-sponsored family, your children will be eligible to attend Department of Defense Dependent Schools. Noncommand-sponsored children are accommodated on a space-available basis.

  • Anniston depot repairs Fort Drum's fire control boxes

    Jun 26, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot has a reputation for being the rebuild capital of the world. When employees here from the Directorate of ProductionAca,!a,,cs Weapons and Fire Control Value Stream were asked to assist the 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), from Fort Drum, N.Y., with the inspection and repair of M119 Towed Howitzer fire control components, their unique substantial remanufacturing capability was put to the test.

  • Spouse network eases move to Korea

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Family members traveling to Korea can expect to find a world of change and adjustments. However, organizations like the American ForcesAca,!a,,c SpousesAca,!a,,c Club aim to make everyone feel at home during a tour of duty in the Republic of Korea.

  • ANAD presented Army Superior Unit Award

    Jun 26, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"The depot was awarded the Army Superior Unit Award during a June 23 ceremony for the depotAca,!a,,cs performance in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Sesame Street tour going to 43 installations

    Jun 26, 2008

    Instead of asking how to get to Sesame Street, Elmo and the gang will soon be asking how to get to Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and 41 other military installations across the country.

  • Planning your move to Korea

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Advance planning for your move to Korea will save stress and better prepare you for a great tour of duty in the "Land of the Morning Calm."

  • Official Praises Proposed Education Benefits

    Jun 26, 2008

    A Defense Department spokesman Wednesday expressed satisfaction that a proposed GI Bill allowing servicemembers to transfer their education benefits to family members passed the first round of congressional voting.

  • Bringing a pet to Korea

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON , Republic of Korea - In recent years, U.S. Forces Korea has pushed to normalize tours of duty and make serving in Korea more "family friendly." However, owning a pet is still restricted based on residence location.

  • Army researchers host educational event for eCYBERMISSION finalists

    Jun 26, 2008

    Scientists and Soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research introduced 16 eCYBERMISSION national finalist teams to various aspects of Army medical research during an educational event Tuesday.

  • FCS capability accelerated for infantry

    Jun 26, 2008

    Soldiers in Infantry Brigade Combat Teams now get the first crack at Future Combat System technology, Army officials said during a conference at the Pentagon June 26.

  • AMC Deputy Chief of Staff on Target with M14 Enhanced Battle Rifle

    Jun 26, 2008

    The U.S. Army Material CommandAca,!a,,cs Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics and Operations had an opportunity June 17 to fire the M14 Enhanced Battle Rifle that is being assembled by the Weapons Product Support Integration Directorate of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.

  • Crane Army, Bedford Recycling Begin "Win-Win Partnership"

    Jun 26, 2008

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity received its first check for more than $60,000 from Bedford Recycling, Inc., at a ceremony June 26, as part of its new contract to sell recyclable material to the local company.

  • Army to Accelerate Future Combat Systems (FCS) Deliveries to Infantry Brigade Combat Teams

    Jun 26, 2008

    The Army announced today, June 26, that it is accelerating the delivery of key cutting-edge Future Combat Systems (FCS) capabilities to Soldiers in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs infantry brigade combat teams, known as IBCTs.

  • AFIRMing Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2008

    The Defense Department has 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.

  • Easing pain with acupuncture

    Jun 26, 2008

    A medical procedure dating back thousands of years was introduced to patients and medical staff recently at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

  • APG celebrates Army birthday in weeklong celebration

    Jun 26, 2008

    Aberdeen Proving Ground children celebrate the Army's 233rd birthday during a weeklong celebration.

  • Iraq medevac

    Jun 26, 2008

    When a patrol of Strykers from the 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team was attacked recently in Iraq, aeromedical evacuation crews from the 3rd Inf. Div.Aca,!a,,cs Combat Aviation Brigade came to the rescue.

  • Turning grief into action

    Jun 26, 2008

    Sergeant 1st Class Vince Jacques dangled upside down with his legs trapped under the dashboard of the Humvee in which heAca,!a,,cd been riding. The vehicle was a mangled mess after running over an improvised explosive device in Iraq.

  • All-volunteer force: success story at 35

    Jun 26, 2008

    The idea of an all-volunteer force, while not new, was born amidst the withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Vietnam in the summer of 1969. President Richard M. Nixon, who had called for an end to the draft during the 1968 presidential campaign, instructed the Army chief of staff, Gen. William C. Westmoreland, to determine the feasibility of ending the ArmyAca,!a,,cs reliance on selective service to fill the ranks.

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