Archive: Jun 2008

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  • Anniston hosts newest TACOM LCMC CG

    Jun 26, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOTAca,!"Maj. Gen. Scott West saw the depot for the first time on June 23 as the commanding general of TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, a post he has held since April.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Jun 26, 2008

  • Pride, teamwork on display during Black Jack Fister's recertification course

    Jun 26, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Ask Spc. Seth Eaton what he loves so much about being a fire support specialist and he has no problem rattling off a long list of responses

  • Army hosts national youth 'cyber' science fair

    Jun 26, 2008

    Sixteen teams of students from across the country converged on the nationAca,!a,,cs capital Monday to present a variety of science projects to a panel of judges in the Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Fort Sam Dedicated To Conservation Efforts

    Jun 26, 2008

    Camp Bullis is not just home to a slew of military training missions, but is also home to five federally endangered species, most notably the golden-cheeked warbler.

  • Marine Honored for Professionalism, Courage

    Jun 26, 2008

    Marine Lance Cpl. Douglas Cianchetta was awarded a Purple Heart on June 18 during a bedside ceremony with Family, fellow Marines and Brooke Army Medical Center staff. Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Magnus presented the medal, which is given to members of the armed forces of the United States who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy.

  • JROTC camp builds leadership

    Jun 26, 2008

    More than 260 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets came together at Camp Bullis from high schools all over south Texas, some from as far away as Pharr, Texas, to participate in the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge June 9 to 14.

  • Cermony Marks Start of New Graduate Program

    Jun 26, 2008

    Eighteen Soldiers made history as they were inaugurated into the Army-Fayetteville State University Master of Social Work Program during a ceremony June 23 at Wood Auditorium.

  • Warriors Awarded Purple Hearts

    Jun 26, 2008

    Five courageous Warriors in Transition were honored June 16 for their bravery at a Purple Heart ceremony held at Brooke Army Medical CenterAca,!a,,cs fourth floor auditorium. Brig. Gen. James Gilman, commander, Great Plains Regional Medical Command and Brooke Army Medical Center, said the Purple Heart honorees help make BAMC staff better, more complete caregivers.

  • New civil affairs battalion joins fight

    Jun 26, 2008

    The 401st Civil Affairs Battalion from Webster, N.Y., turned over the reins to the 445th CA Bn., during a transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Slayer June 21.

  • 49ers Coach Visit

    Jun 26, 2008

    49ers head coach Mike Nolan visits troops in Afghanistan.

  • ABC looking for military Family contestants for new game show

    Jun 26, 2008

    ABC is looking for military Families with a lot of personality who could benefit from a cash prize to participate in a new television reality show. Nomination/justification is to be e-mailed by July 3 to tvshowcasting@yahoo.com with name, contact information, picture of the Family and home, brief biography of each Family member, and their ages, any challenges the Family would like to include, wish list of home improvements and a statement of why the Family wants to be on the show

  • ABC looking for military Family contestants for new game show

    Jun 26, 2008

    ABC is looking for military Families with a lot of personality who could benefit from a cash prize to participate in a new television reality show. Nomination/justification is to be e-mailed by July 3 to tvshowcasting@yahoo.com with name, contact information, picture of the Family and home, brief biography of each Family member, and their ages, any challenges the Family would like to include, wish list of home improvements and a statement of why the Family wants to be on the show

  • Greatest Army inventions of 2007 announced

    Jun 26, 2008

    Greatest Army inventions of 2007 announced

  • Kids of Soldiers, trained as Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2008

    3rd Brigade Combat Team hosts a kid-friendly version of the Saber Spur Ride on June 20 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Lancers lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity

    Jun 26, 2008

  • Lifesaving Bradley vehicles each getting $1.2M lease on life

    Jun 26, 2008

    The last new Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled off the assembly line in 1995, and the Army plans to use the armored vehicles for decades. That makes the work of Sueck, all the more important. Last year, at the BAE Systems plant here, he worked on 50 bomb-blasted Bradleys. In all, Iraqi insurgents have destroyed 148 Bradleys, including nine so far this year.

  • Soldiers assist in flooded Midwest

    Jun 26, 2008

    National Guard Soldiers along the Mississippi River are working alongside first responders and aid organizations with flood relief assistance.

  • Iraqi army shows great growth in year

    Jun 26, 2008

    The Iraqi army has grown by 60 percent in the last year, and stands now at nearly 180,000 soldiers. The army is also now training its own soldiers, and its effectiveness in combat has allowed it to concentrate more on improving logistics and supply chains.

  • Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody quote

    Jun 26, 2008

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody

  • Making friends on patrol

    Jun 26, 2008

    Pvt. Jesse Huckleberry greets a child while on patrol in the Taji Qada area of northwest Baghdad, June 18, 2008. Huckleberry is with Company B, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment Aca,!A"Wolfhounds,Aca,!A? 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Fort Lee Bike Patrols Aims to Strengthen Neighborhood Relations

    Jun 26, 2008

    Fort Lee Bike patrol officers Sgt. Torrian Peterson, Sgt. Chante Williams, and Sgt. Scott Thompson prepare for training in community policing. The main component of the new initiative with the Fort Lee Police is community involvement.

  • Mortuary Affairs Reservists Conduct Search and Recovery Training

    Jun 26, 2008

    Soldiers, from both the U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard, were training at Fort Lee Aca,!" the home of military mortuary affairs Aca,!" to earn the mortuary affairs military occupational specialty. Part of that training is learning how to locate and process remains.

  • Yongsan Housing: Home is where the heart is

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON , Republic of Korea Aca,!"Where you will live after your arrival in Seoul is undoubtedly one or your largest concerns. You should be assured that the Yongsan Garrison Housing Office will do everything we can to make your transition here as smooth as possible.

  • Welcome to USAG-Yongsan!

    Jun 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - If you are a newcomer to Korea, welcome! U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan is home to more than 25,000 U.S. Servicemembers, Department of Defense Civilian Employees, Family Members, contractors and retirees. Nearly 1,000 Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers and more than 3,000 Korean National employees serve alongside U.S. Servicemembers at our nine military installations in the Seoul area.

  • Planning your move to Korea

    Oct 2, 2014

    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."

  • Guard fighting Midwest floods, California fires

    Sep 29, 2011

    National Guard troops fought both Midwest flooding and California wildfires Thursday.

  • Seoul offers cosmopolitan life

    Oct 2, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON , Republic of Korea - As the capital of Korea, Seoul is a modern metropolis with conveniences and culture one might expect to find in any first-world nation.

  • Commander's Corner: Enjoy your tour in Korea!

    Jun 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" With our July Fourth celebration just around the corner, itAca,!a,,cs time to talk more in-depth about summer activities on and around Yongsan. People who say they have nothing to do in their spare time definitely need to read this commentary Aca,!" there are so many choices, some would argue too many choices!

  • Sears Holding Corporation signs Statement of Support for National Guard and Reserve

    Jun 25, 2008

  • Community Profile: 'No other team-building exercise rivals Community Theater'

    Jun 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Since he can remember, performing arts was in John Wood's blood. It started as a young boy when his mother read poetry to him. As soon as he learned to read, he stayed with poetry. He attended a high school active in theater and continued on with his passion in college at Southern Illinois University. With a degree in theater, he joined the Army and was stationed at Yongsan Garrison from 1974-1977. As a Soldier then, he worked in the same program he now manages.

  • Yongsan downs Daegu in men's double-header softball match

    Jun 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON Aca,!" Yongsan handed Daegu landslide losses during double-header post-level menAca,!a,,cs softball action June 22. The first game didnAca,!a,,ct get past the second inning. Yongsan hammered home 16 runs in the top of the second and wrapped up the game with a scoreless bottom, 25-3.

  • Yongsan Garrison 'Ninjas' slash costs, improve processes

    Jun 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Tae Aca,!A"TedAca,!A? Yu had an idea that was as easy as flipping a switch. In wintertime, by simply turning off the voltage transformers that power air conditioning units, he saved about $54,000 annually in energy costs.

  • Colorado Springs Celebrates Summer with an SMDC/ARSTRAT Picnic

    Jun 25, 2008

    Food, fun, and laughter were in good supply at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Organization Day on June 20 at Turkey Creek Recreation Area on Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Birthday Cake At the Fort Stewart Youth Center

    Jun 25, 2008

    Cake cutting at the Fort Stewart Youth Center Army birthday bash.

  • Joint Munitions Command employee helps those affected by Midwest flooding

    Jun 25, 2008

    Susan McMahon works for the Joint Munitions Command, but in times of disaster, she takes on the role of first responder. Along with her husband Jeff McMahon, division chief for business programs at the Rock Island Arsenal Garrison, Sue McMahon is in the business of helping others in their most trying times

  • Army's eCYBERMISSION Competition Announces National Winners

    Jun 25, 2008

    Four national winning teams were announced Tuesday in the U.S. Army's 2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • Steering Committee completes 10 Family Action issues

    Jun 25, 2008

    Dental care for retirees overseas, more carryover leave for Soldiers, and earlier retired pay for deployed reserve-component Soldiers were three of the 10 issues listed as completed by the General Officer Steering Committee for the Army Family Action Plan at its conference June 5.

  • Army MWR leader named Man of Year by USA Wrestling

    Jun 25, 2008

    Van Stokes has been named Man of the Year by USA Wrestling, the national governing body for amateur wrestling in the United States.

  • Wall-e premier

    Jun 25, 2008

    Several Soldiers, Family members and Civilians from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin attended the World Premier of the new Disney/Pixar motion picture Wall-e at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, June 21, 2008. Army and Air Force Exchange Service Restaurant, Hospitality and Theater Division arranged for military personnel to attend the world premier. Wall-e opens in theaters Friday, June 27th.

  • Army Modernization in an Era of Persistent Conflict

    Jun 25, 2008

    By LTG Stephen M. Speakes and COL Gregory M. Martin, Army Magazine, Vol 58, No 1, January 2008. A strategic environment of persistent conflict requires continuous modernization to stay ahead of our enemies whose asymmetric attacks have demonstrated their great adaptive abilities. Continuous modernization will need the best efforts of industry to innovate and speed product deliveries and, in turn, will require the will of the nation to bear the financial burdens these conditions impose for years to come.

  • Modernising the American Army in an Era of Persistent Conflict

    Jun 25, 2008

    America is currently faced with a volatile,uncertain, complex and ambiguous strategic operating environment that includes no shortage of threats to our national security interests. Violent Islamic extremists, politically motivated but cowering under the cloak of religion and certainly not reflective of the vast majority of decent, law-abiding Muslims, have already attacked our shores and threaten our very way of life, calling for a global Islamic caliphate under Islamic ShariAca,!a,,ca law.

  • Army Adjusts to New Battlefield, General Says

    Jun 25, 2008

    By Navy Seaman William Selby Special to American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 30, 2008 Aca,!" The Army has continued to refine the way it fights in todayAca,!a,,cs modern battlefield, a senior military official said yesterday. Aca,!A"We have an important new concept that is working, that we need to essentially give capability to, and thatAca,!a,,cs the modular force,Aca,!A? Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes, the serviceAca,!a,,cs deputy chief of staff for programs, said during a conference call with online journalists and bloggers. Aca,!A"The way that weAca,!a,,cre going to empower the modular force is through Future Combat Systems,Aca,!A? Speakes said. For almost 10 years, the Army has researched and developed technology that eventually will replace Cold WarAca,!"era systems with the modular capability that will be used to fight in todayAca,!a,,cs modern battlefield. Fund shortages in the late 1990s put some programs on hold, and the military has had to restart critical research and development for technologies that the military has known for some time that it needs, Speakes explained.

  • Speakes Quote

    Jun 25, 2008

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  • Redstone, Pennsylvania Guard Win Defense Awards

    Jun 25, 2008

    Army installations making strides in historic preservation and sensitive species protection earned two Department of Defense Environmental Awards for fiscal 2007. In Alabama, the U.S. Army Garrison Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs protection of local history resulted in the DoD Environmental Award for Cultural Resources Management. In Pennsylvania, the natural resources conservation team at Fort Indiantown Gap, a National Guard installation, garnered the award in the Natural Resources Conservation, Team category for their protection of the regal fritillary butterfly.

  • G-8 Strategic Communications

    Jun 25, 2008

    STRAT COMM: Army G-8 Brochure 2008, Army Modernization Strategy 2008, Army Posture Statement, Army Campaign Plan and more

  • Children of deployed troops attend sports, fitness camp

    Jun 25, 2008

    BITBURG, Germany Aca,!" When children of deployed Soldiers get together, thereAca,!a,,cs no need for them to dwell on having a parent serving downrange Aca,!" every kid is experiencing the same rollercoaster of emotions.

  • G-8 in the News

    Jun 25, 2008

  • G-8 Congressional Statements

    Jun 25, 2008

  • G-8 Audio/Video

    Jun 25, 2008

  • Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Schloesser quote

    Jun 25, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Schloesser, commander, Combined Joint Task Force 101 and 101st Airborne Division

  • A Popular Soldier

    Jun 25, 2008

    Sgt. David Williams, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 502nd Infantry Regiment, dances with Iraqi children in Shula, Iraq, June 8, 2008. Williams and his unit are installing barriers throughout the city.

  • Family Fun Day in Oahu

    Jun 25, 2008

    Special Operations Command, Pacific servicemembers and their Families enjoyed Fun Day June 20, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • GRENADES: What's all this taping about'

    Jun 25, 2008

    Last year a Soldier lost his arm, and two other Soldiers in his squad suffered serious injuries, when he attempted to un-tape a grenade for turn-in. Yet, every day a Soldier somewhere will tape the safety pin and lever of a freshly issued hand grenade.

  • Easy Rider

    Jun 25, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center unveiled the New Patient Evacuation Vehicle to the Public.

  • Walt Songaila -- preaching the gospel according to Lean Six Sigma

    Jun 25, 2008

  • Army selects 2008 Drill Sergeant of Year

    Jun 25, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Herbert Thompson IV of Fort Jackson, S.C. and Sgt. 1st Class Michael Noland of the 95th Reserve Division in Oklahoma City have been named the 2008 Drill Sergeant of the Year in a competition hosted by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • 'Fit For Life' enthusiasts lose 200 pounds in first month

    Jun 25, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Collectively, they lost more than 200 pounds, walked thousands of steps, and learned to lead healthier lives. That was in the first month. While it's not a complete version of the Biggest Loser, it comes close.

  • 'Rough edges'

    Jun 25, 2008

    James Brewer, a mechanic from Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas, grinds seal residue from 6.5 liter Humvee engine oil pans during the rebuild process at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Forward Repair Activity, June 23, 2008.

  • Walt Songaila -- preaching the gospel according to LSS

    Jun 24, 2008

    Joint Munitions Command Lean Six Sigma director Walt Songaila

  • Violence in Iraq Drops to Four-Year Low

    Jun 24, 2008

    Violence in Iraq dropped in May to its lowest level in four years, according to a Defense Department report released to Congress Monday.

  • Balad Opens Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone Service Center

    Jun 24, 2008

    A ribbon-cutting June 17 opened the Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone, or I-BIZ, Service Center at Joint Base Balad, the first of several initiatives to provide local Iraqi business leaders with opportunities to tap into military contracts.

  • NCAA champs visit Pentagon, Army Secretary

    Jun 24, 2008

    Team members, coaches and staff of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, NCAA champs, visit the Pentagon and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 24.

  • Mississippi National Guard

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Mississippi National Guard adds two lightweight UH72A Lakota Helicopters to its arsenal.

  • VA Welcomes Vets

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Washington, D.C. VA welcomed 1200 returning vets in a 'Welcome Home Celebration.'

  • Picatinny participates in Liberty Science Center's salute to uniformed heroes

    Jun 24, 2008

    Picatinny Arsenal joined area law enforcement agencies and emergency service representatives to participate in a Uniformed Heroes Day at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J., June 14.

  • N.J., N.Y. and PA military organizations team up to support service members, families

    Jun 24, 2008

    As military members prepare to mobilize, regional military organizations are working together to offer support and assistance to them and the families they leave behind.

  • Last Remaining VX Nerve Agent Eliminated at PBCDF

    Jun 24, 2008

    The U.S Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced the safe destruction of the last VX nerve agent-filled M23 landmine in the Pine Bluff Arsenal (PBA) stockpile, marking the end of all VX-filled munitions stored at the site. The last landmine was destroyed at the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) on June 20, 2008, several months ahead of the projectAca,!a,,cs baseline schedule.

  • Last VX-filled landmine destroyed at Pine Bluff Arsenal

    Jun 24, 2008

    PINE BLUFF ARSENAL, Ark. -- The Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) and Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, located at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark., have successfully transported and destroyed the last VX nerve-agent filled landmine located at the Arsenal.

  • Adm. Mike Mullen quote

    Jun 24, 2008

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, speaking at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, June 23, 2008

  • A Vital Supporting Role

    Jun 24, 2008

    Heavy mobile equipment mechanic Carl Bess troubleshoots the driver's seat hydraulic assist mechanism for an M1117 Guardian, Armored Security Vehicle (ASV), June 18, 2008, at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's ASV Repair Facility in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Bess is a Department of the Army Civilian employee, deployed to Southwest Asia from Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas. The ASV Repair Facility receives battle-damaged or battle-weary M1117s from U.S. Army units in Iraq or Afghanistan, and returns them to operational status.

  • Jumping in the Aca,!EoeTar HeelAca,!a,,c State

    Jun 24, 2008

    Soldiers of the 305th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, parachute from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft during a joint forcible entry exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., June 17, 2008.

  • TV star in Iraq to help fellow "little people"

    Jun 24, 2008

    Matt Roloff, star of The Learning ChannelAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Little People, Big World,Aca,!A? examines the XVIII Airborne Corps pen set he was presented June 11 while waiting for the Rhino at Victory Base Complex. Roloff is in Iraq to visit and extend medical aid to an Iraqi citizen who is a dwarf. A film crew from The Learning Channel accompanied Roloff on the trip.

  • Comedians bring laughter to troops in Middle East

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Lone Wolf Entertainment Comedy Tour visited Victory Base Complex courtesy of Morale, Welfare and Recreation during the month of June. The Victory Times sat down with comedians Jerry Wayne Longmire, Kris Shaw and Tom Tran to find out a little about their experiences on tour in Iraq.

  • Aspiring Eagle Scout Helps Improve Playgrounds

    Jun 24, 2008

    LIVORNO, Italy Aca,!" Children here now have a safer playground thanks in part to the efforts of a dedicated teenager.

  • IAG puts Iraqis in lead

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Iraqi Assistance Group provides training to the Iraqi security force through the use of transition teams so it can operate as an independent entity providing safety and security to the people of Iraq.

  • Garrison honors good neighbor event sponsors

    Jun 24, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison officials honored local civic leaders at an appreciation luncheon at CommiskeyAca,!a,,cs Restaurant June 23.

  • Army Environmental Commander Visits Big Isle's Pohakuloa Training Area

    Jun 24, 2008

    Col. Michael O'Keefe, commander, U.S. Army Environmental Command, visited Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), June 6. O'Keefe's visit was an essential part of his U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI), itinerary.

  • Army Spouse Overcomes Adversity, Sets Sights on Olympics

    Jun 24, 2008

    In the sultry, harmonious melody of the blues, Eric Clapton once sang, Aca,!A"Nobody knows you when youAca,!a,,cre down and out.Aca,!A? Adriane Stone knows this feeling firsthand.

  • AHFH leads nation in smart growth

    Jun 24, 2008

    Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) is one of an elite group of residential communities chosen to participate in the U.S. Green Building CouncilAca,!a,,cs (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) pilot program.

  • Oahu's jewels of the forest fight for survival

    Jun 23, 2008

    The day started off with the loud Aca,!A"whoosh, whoosh, whooshAca,!A? of the rotors as the helicopter flew down to the landing zone, the powerful blades mesmerizing and menacing as they whipped weeds and debris into a frenzy Aca,!" a testament to human invention.

  • First Female Nominated for Fourth Star

    Jun 23, 2008

    President George W. Bush has nominated Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, new deputy commanding general of Army Materiel Command, for the rank of four-star general and the top slot at U.S. Army Materiel Command.

  • Yongsan gears up for July 4th celebration

    Jun 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -Aca,!" Independence Day has always been a chance for the Yongsan community to gather together and celebrate the birth of the nation, and this year will be no different.

  • White House Nominates First Female for Fourth Star

    Jun 23, 2008

    President George W. Bush has nominated the new deputy commanding general of Army Materiel Command for the rank of four-star general and the top slot at AMC.

  • Soldiers Bring Hope with Adult Literacy Program in Iraq

    Jun 23, 2008

    Coalition Soldiers recently developed a literacy program and opened it to 500 Sons of Iraq members in four sub-districts of Hawijah, Iraq: Zaab, Abassi, Riyadh, and Hawijah city, areas many military officials considered lost only a year ago, on June 15.

  • Lt. Gen. Dunwoody nominated to receive 4th star

    Jun 23, 2008

    The Defense Department announced today, June 23, Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody is nominated for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general.

  • Black Jack leaders attend motorcycle safety course

    Jun 23, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" With the number of motorcycles on Fort Hood on the rise, the number of motorcycle accidents and fatalities has also seen an increase from two to six over the last year alone, according to statistics from the III Corps Safety Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

  • USASMA makes history: graduates first of back-to-back SMNRC classes

    Jun 23, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, made history June 20 by graduating 442 senior noncommissioned officers from Sergeants Major Nonresident Course Class 1-08 in the morning and then welcoming 337 more senior NCOs to Class 2-08 later that evening.

  • Army Wrestler Earns Greco-Roman Berth in Beijing Olympics

    Jun 23, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers secured an Olympic berth by defeating U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program teammate Spc. Timothy Taylor in the Greco-Roman heavyweight finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling on June 15.

  • Long Knife Brigade's last main body flight deploys to OIF 08-10

    Jun 23, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas- The last 4th Aca,!A"Long KnifeAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division main body flight took off from Fort Hood, Texas without a hitch this past week carrying its passengers to a 15-month deployment in Iraq.

  • Stephen Speakes: Combat evolves, and innovation gives our soldiers an edge

    Jun 23, 2008

    Stephen Speakes: Combat evolves, and innovation gives our soldiers an edge. Cutting-edge testing ensures that equipment will be ready when it hits the battlefield.

  • Col. (Dr.) Karl Friedl quote

    Jun 23, 2008

    Col. (Dr.) Karl Friedl, director of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center on Fort Detrick, Md., referring to the importance of computational biology, defined as the application of computer science, applied mathematics and statistics to addressing biological challenges

  • Perfecting a Coordinated Response

    Jun 23, 2008

    A role-playing member of opposing forces engages Soldiers in simulated combat near Avon Park, Fla. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, National Guard troops, as well as allied forces, are participating this month in Exercise Atlantic Strike VII near Avon Park, Fla. The exercise emphasizes air-ground coordination.

  • Fort Story celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 23, 2008

    Photo of Army Birthday celebration at Fort Story.

  • Soldiers Sail the Seas

    Jun 23, 2008

    Soldiers with the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's 10th Support Group in Okinawa, Japan, participate in training in Yokohama, Japan, with Army vessels during Exercise Pacific Reach '08, June 13-17.

  • Fort Eustis celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 23, 2008

    Photos of the Army Birthday celebration at Fort Eustis.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Deputy Commanding General for Operations says farewell

    Jun 23, 2008

    Lt. Gen Kevin T. Campbell, commanding general for U.S. Army SMDC/ARSTRAT, presents departing Brig. Gen. John E. Seward, deputy commanding general for SMDC/ARSTRAT Operations, the first Honorable Order of Saint Dominic silver medallion and certificate during a farewell ceremony for Seward on the afternoon of June 19 in Colorado Springs, Colo. This new order is specifically designed for Space Professional Soldiers. Seward departs Colorado Springs for his next assignment in Hawaii.

  • Volunteer tutor sharpens young math skills

    Jun 23, 2008

    Michael Petrie is used to starting at the beginning of the chapters in his fifth-grade math book. So when tutor Ed Burchenal skipped forward to the chapter review, Michael was a little confused. Aca,!A"I thought weAca,!a,,cd go right to the chapter review,Aca,!A? Burchenal explained to his student. Aca,!A"I want to get you up to speed. I want to work on geometry and things youAca,!a,,cll see in sixth-grade math.Aca,!A? With that, it was on to reviewing points, lines and planes for Michael during his weekly math tutoring session.

  • Four-Star Paratrooper Retires

    Jun 23, 2008

    In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson was in office, gas cost 34 cents a gallon and the nation was growing impatient with the war in Vietnam. Not exactly a great time to join the Army for some, but Gen. Dan K. McNeill held the unpopular view that he owed a debt to the country.

  • Bagram Hosts Surgeons' Conference

    Jun 23, 2008

    A Regional Command-East surgeons' conference was held at the Jirga Center here, June 18-19, to bring all senior health care leadership in RC-E together, and to discuss current and projected operations that support the military in theatre.

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