Archive: Jun 2008

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  • Update: Iowa National Guard Continues Flood Relief

    Jun 23, 2008

    The Iowa National Guard, in conjunction with other local, state and federal agencies, continued to provide assistance, coordination and planning in support of flood relief operations across the state of Iowa last week.

  • Schinnen MPs Learn From Redman Suit, Black Belt

    Jun 23, 2008

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands Aca,!"The U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen Military Police section has added a new piece of equipment to its force, one that provides full-body trauma protection during the toughest training.

  • Rubenstein First Two-Star Medical Service Corps Chief

    Jun 23, 2008

    Maj. Gen. David A. Rubenstein was sworn is as Chief of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps Jun. 9 in San Antonio, Texas, becoming the first MSC Chief to wear two stars.

  • Lt. Gen. David P. Valcourt quote

    Jun 23, 2008

    Lt. Gen. David P. Valcourt, deputy commander and chief of staff of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

  • Toys Could Save Lives

    Jun 23, 2008

    Sgt. Donald Dean, with Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, uses toys to demonstrate how to react to an ambush during a pre-convoy battle drill review on Forward Operating Base Loyalty, Iraq, June 3, 2008.

  • CDC Staffs Learn New Accreditation Process

    Jun 23, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Three of the six child development centers in Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg U.S. military communities have received accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and the remaining three are nearing completion.

  • Yongsan drivers get new plastic licenses

    Jun 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Since 1974, Yongsan officials have been issuing driverAca,!a,,cs licenses in pretty much the same way. But now, the 21st century called and said, Aca,!A"plastic is the wave of the future.Aca,!A?

  • Utah National Guard Soldiers Receive Silver Star, Bronze Star

    Oct 7, 2011

    "Bittersweet." -- That's how 1st Lt. Tyler J. Jensen, 19th Special Forces Group, summed up his feelings June 19 about receiving the first Silver Star awarded to a member of the Utah National Guard in decades.

  • Thompson, Noland are 2008 Drill Sergeants of the Year

    Jun 22, 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 were named the 2008 Drill Sergeant of the Year in a competition hosted by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, June 16 Aca,!" 22, 2008

    Jun 22, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar

  • Seeing the way home

    Jun 22, 2008

    As the Sun sets at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Staff Sgt. Steven Trahan (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Brian May, 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana National Guard, supervise the offload of a FLU 419 Small Emplacement Excavator, June 20, 2008. The SEE is being prepared for shipment home as the 769th ends its service with the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq.

  • Dust doesn't slow down runners in Iraq

    Jun 21, 2008

    Runners from Victory Base Complex took part in Spring Fling 2008, a 10-Kilometer fun run, at Victory Stage South, June 8.

  • Hook, line and sinker!

    Jun 21, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Douglas W. Anderson, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment,caught this fish at Camp Slayer, Iraq, June 1.

  • Happy Birthday Army!

    Jun 21, 2008

    Soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen gathered at Al Faw Palace at Camp Victory, Iraq, June 14 to celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday.

  • Servicemembers bring boy and girl scouting to Iraqi children

    Jun 21, 2008

    Servicemembers have made it their mission to mentor children that live around Victory Base Complex. These servicemembers are using the guidance and knowledge they gained in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to enrich the lives of Iraqi children.

  • 117th Air Control Squadron train to control battlefield airspace

    Jun 20, 2008

    117th Air Control Squadron, Georgia Air National Guard, based at Hunter Army Airfield controlled the air space June 9 during a two-week-long annual field training for the reserve component units.

  • Retreat ceremony Farewells Marne Senior Leaders

    Jun 20, 2008

    In a Farewell Retreat ceremony, Brig. Gen. James L. Huggins, 3rd Inf. Div. Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver; Brig. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, Division Deputy Commanding General for Support; and Col. Mark E. McKnight, Division Chief of Staff were honored for their dedication and service to the division.

  • Warriors in Transition Initiatives Help Boost Morale at Stewart-Hunter

    Jun 20, 2008

    Soldiers in the WarriorAca,!a,,cs in Transition Battalion are benefiting from some new changes to their duty hours. Currently their duty hours have been reduced from ten-and-a-half-hour days to eight-hour days.

  • Covenant Provides New Stewart-Hunter Single-Soldier, Family Housing

    Jun 20, 2008

    Single, senior Soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart will soon have new quarters available to them, thanks to a new construction project.

  • 101 Days of Summer Safety: Prevent Heat Injuries

    Jun 20, 2008

    Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, puts emphasis on 101 Days of summer safety, provides tips to prevent heat injuries.

  • Moving Wall Memorializes Fallen Heroes

    Jun 20, 2008

    For Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers and Family members recently had the opporutnity to visit The Moving Wall, recently displayed at J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, Ga.

  • Admiral Mullen Visits Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield

    Jun 20, 2008

    The Chairman, Joint Chief of StaffAca,!a,,cs Admiral Michael G. Mullen and wife Deborah visited Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and the 3rd Infantry Division for an Aca,!A"all hands callAca,!A? June 12.

  • Tree Dedication Honors Fallen Soldiers

    Jun 20, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield honors three fallend 3rd Infantry Division with a tree dedication ceremony June 12, at Warrior's Walk.

  • Stewart-Hunter CYS celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 20, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield celebrates the Army Birthday

  • Flood Fight

    Jun 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with State, Federal agencies and local communities to hold back record setting river levels along the Mississippi River. Mary Cochran reports from Quincy, IL.

  • Blake takes top enlisted post

    Jun 20, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake became the second command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command in a change of responsibility ceremony held June 19 at ASC headquarters at Rock Island, Ill. Command Sgt. Maj. Norberto D. Osbourne, who held the position since ASC was established in September 2006, retired during the same ceremony.

  • Leaders Book Notes - Recruiting

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Notes - Recruiting

  • Leaders Book Notes - Noncommissioned Officer Education System

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Notes - Noncommissioned Officer Education System

  • Leaders Book Notes - Dietary Supplements

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Notes - Dietary Supplements

  • C4ISR, APG host first BRAC job fair

    Jun 20, 2008

    More than 1,500 job seekers turn out The Susquehanna Workforce Network, Harford County Office of Economic Development and Harford Community College joined forces on Wednesday, June 4 with Army Team C4ISR and Aberdeen Proving Ground officials to host the first BRAC Job Fair for the incoming government positions moving to APG this summer.

  • Leaders Book Notes - FM 3-0

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Notes - FM 3-0

  • Leaders Book Note - ASU

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Note - ASU

  • LoCMO leverages the industrial base

    Jun 20, 2008

    During the ArmyAca,!a,,cs current state of high operational tempo, the maintenance and repair of equipment is a high-priority mission for many units, but European-based units have a unique option to assist them.

  • Leaders Book Notes - Authorized Protective Eyewear List

    Jun 20, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Preston's Leaders Book Notes - Authorized Protective Eyewear List

  • Army Partners with Academia for Emergence of New Technology

    Jun 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army is in its fifth year of a 10-year partnership with Arizona State University, and reports on-time progress in its journey towards creating a flexible display screen for the dismounted Soldier

  • Guard Ratchets up in Missouri, Tackles Flooding in 5 States

    Jun 20, 2008

    Missouri is the latest Midwest state to see increasing numbers of National Guard Citizen-Soldiers on duty in the face of the regionAca,!a,,cs worst flooding in 15 years.

  • Garrison commander shares meaning of Army's birthday with children

    Jun 20, 2008

    Colonel Cynthia Murphy, the Fort Lewis Garrison commander, gave special consideration to the young children at Clarkmoor Child Development Center by reading a book that introduced the significance of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday June 13 during the Army-wide event that cumulatively took place at more than 125 CDCs, reaching 60,000 children.

  • Soldiers, families celebrate birthday on roller skates

    Jun 20, 2008

    Soldiers and their families commemorated the 233rd anniversary of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs beginnings with a skating party at the Summit Arena roller skating rink June 13.

  • Cody joins in celebration

    Jun 20, 2008

    As Fort Lewis Soldiers and families celebrated the 233rd Army Birthday Ball June 12, United States Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody reminded them of what it is to be a Soldier fighting in todayAca,!a,,cs Army.

  • Post commemorates Army's birthday in style

    Jun 20, 2008

    Fort Lewis Soldiers donned their best uniforms and shined their dress shoes in celebration of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday June 12 at the American Lake Club on North Fort Lewis.

  • "Nature Heals" Army civilian builds living, healing monument to the fallen

    Jun 20, 2008

    Americans have demonstrated an altruistic streak when it comes to their military servicemembers. Many have donated money or time to charitable organizations dedicated to helping disabled veterans recover from wounds, both internal and external.

  • MND-C Medical Units Await a Happy Ending for Baby Noor

    Jun 20, 2008

    On June 30 in Boston, Soldiers half a world away will have their thoughts on a year-old baby they helped save

  • Neseer M. Jemeel quote

    Jun 20, 2008

    Neseer M. Jemeel, the Iraqi father of 1-year-old Noor, who was treated by coalition doctors and later flown to Boston for additional treatment

  • Almost Better than Mom's Cooking

    Jun 20, 2008

    Spc. Nathaniel Long, from the 4th Infantry Division, prepares hot dogs and sausages for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed at a joint security station in the Sadr City district of Baghdad.

  • 54th Engineers take mission from 479th Engineers

    Jun 20, 2008

    The 479th Engineer Battalion from Watertown, NY., ended it's sucessful Iraq mission during the transfer of authority ceremony with the 54th on June 19

  • Army names Tobyhanna its top maintenance depot

    Jun 20, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot has won the 2008 Army Chief of Staff Maintenance Excellence Award for Depot Maintenance.

  • Midlands communities pledge their support to Fort Jackson

    Jun 20, 2008

    The Army Community Covenant was ratified by leaders from the state of South Carolina, Midlands communities and the Army Friday during a ceremony at Dreher High School. The covenant pledges the communitiesAca,!a,,c support to the Soldiers and family members in the area.

  • U.S. Army Europe bids farewell to its senior enlisted member in Heidelberg ceremony

    Jun 20, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (June 19, 2008) -- U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs noncommissioned officer corps bid farewell to their top NCO on behalf of the commandAca,!a,,cs 46,000 Soldiers and their Families during a farewell retreat ceremony here June 18. Command Sgt. Maj. Iuniasolua T. Savusa, USAREURAca,!a,,cs senior enlisted member since May 2006, was recently selected to serve as the command sergeant major of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan by former USAREUR commanding general and ISAF commander Gen. David McKiernan.

  • Youth instructional classes free for children of deployed parents

    Jun 20, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Youth instructional programs such as ballet and martial arts are free for children of deployed Soldiers or Civilians as a benefit under the Army Family Covenant.

  • TIGER team reaches milestone, motors on

    Jun 20, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! A small team of technicians working in a non-descript warehouse-like building here recently completed its 200th M1 Abrams tank engine Aca,!A"revitalization,Aca,!A? in Kuwait, saving millions of dollars through cost avoidance, while getting these 1500 horsepower turbine power plants back into tanks and back in the fight.

  • MPs receive awards from Cody

    Oct 7, 2011

    The Army Vice Chief of Staff, Gen. Richard A. Cody, saved one of his favorite things until the end of the first day of his visit to Fort Lewis June 11. Cody, who has announced his retirement, came to the installation to give the keynote remarks at the Army birthday ball the following evening. The vice chief talked to many I Corps Soldiers last week, often interrupting his itinerary to chat with an individual or group. He told the assembled members of the 571st Military Police Company, that he relished the opportunity to present awards to 10 of its Soldiers, among his last official tasks before leaving the Army.

  • THAAD battery does outreach

    Jun 19, 2008

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" The Soldiers of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs first THAAD battery are doing more than undergoing new equipment training on the air defense system. TheyAca,!a,,cre also reaching out to the El Paso community. Battery A of the 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade under the 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, has adopted a domestic violence shelter in El Paso. The shelter is called Dame La Mano, which is Spanish for Give Me Your Hand.

  • Army Launches Recruiter Assistance Program

    Jun 19, 2008

    Active-duty enlisted Soldiers and future Soldiers in the Delayed Entry Program can now serve as assistant recruiters and make extra money in their off-duty hours.

  • 2008 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition

    Jun 19, 2008

    Seven of the Army's top training NCOs from across the nation compete for the title of 2008 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Salute the Troops Airshow Wows Stewart-Hunter

    Jun 19, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield community members are treated to a spectacular airshow, June 14 at Wright Airfield.

  • Combined Drill Sergeant School ground breaking at Fort Jackson

    Jun 19, 2008

  • Fort Jackson Army Birthday celebration

    Jun 19, 2008

    Fort Jackson celebrates the Army's 233rd birthday!

  • Army Olympians Compete with Pedestrians at Times Square

    Jun 19, 2008

    Army athletes hosted a fitness challenge Wednesday at the Times Square Recruiting Station, kicking off the road to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

  • Commentary: Ignorance is not bliss in the voting booth

    Jun 19, 2008

    In case you missed it Aca,!" and judging by the turnout, or lack thereof, a great majority of South Carolina voters did Aca,!" the non-presidential primary elections took place last week here in the Palmetto State. Only one in every five registered voters across the state cast a ballot.

  • Long Knives arrive in Kuwait: 4th Brigade Combat Team continues overseas preparation for Iraq

    Jun 19, 2008

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait Aca,!" There are many thoughts that could possibly run through the mind of a Soldier stepping off an aircraft and setting foot onto a foreign country prior to a deployment. That Soldier could be thinking about family, friends or the mission at hand.

  • New leadership welcomed to 'Greywolf'

    Jun 19, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Bolger, distinguished guests, and friends of the First Team and of Greywolf Brigade,Aca,!A? said Spokane, Wash. native Col. Gary Volesky, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. Aca,!A"Thank you for attending our ceremony.Aca,!A?

  • Head out on the highway ... safely BAMC motorcycle riders learn safe-riding skills

    Jun 19, 2008

    More than 50 Brooke Army Medical Center motorcycle riders learned to ride safer June 6 during the Motorcycle Safety Day course hosted by the BAMC Motorcycle Mentorship Program at Evans Theater here.

  • Fort Sam pays tribute to Van Autreve

    Jun 19, 2008

    The Fort Sam Houston community honored the late Sgt. Maj. of the Army Leon L. Van Autreve during a wreath-laying ceremony Friday at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

  • DoD marrow program saves lives

    Jun 19, 2008

    It started with a lack of energy, mysterious bruises and a series of nosebleeds. While Staff Sgt. Abel Martinez figured he was just run down, he was concerned enough to go to the Brooke Army Medical Center Emergency Room.

  • CYS hosts fun, educational Army birthday events

    Jun 19, 2008

    Fort Sam Houston celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday Friday. Joining in the celebration, Child and Youth Services hosted an Army history computer scavenger hunt at the Youth Center and a birthday celebration at the Child Development Center.

  • Army Turning Trash into Energy in Iraq

    Jun 19, 2008

    A test of the Tactical Garbage to Energy Refinery, or TGER, is turning trash into energy at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Relocation Program helps make PCS moves less stressful

    Jun 19, 2008

    A permanent change of station move is stressful enough without the frustration of attempting to keep things normal.

  • Study targets wastewater collection system

    Jun 19, 2008

    Inspection crews will conduct a physical survey of the wastewater collection system on Fort Sam Houston. Information gained from the study will be used to repair and improve the system.

  • 17 countries participate in Fuerzas Comando at Camp Bullis

    Jun 19, 2008

    Security forces from 17 countries are participating in a Special Operations Forces team skill competition called Fuerzas Comando, hosted by U.S. Southern Command, June 19 to 26 at Camp Bullis.

  • Fort Bliss says Happy Birthday U.S. Army

    Jun 19, 2008

    In celebration of the 233rd birthday of the U.S. Army, Col. Edward Manning, Fort Bliss Garrison commander, and Shoshanna Johnson read Happy Birthday U.S. Army!, the Army birthday story, to children at the Main Child Development Center.

  • Wyoming Guard Analyst Cracks Gang Code

    Jun 19, 2008

    Small towns are the hallmark of Wyoming, but gang activity from Denver had been increasing, until police turned to the National Guard for help.

  • NY Business Council Visits Army Leaders

    Jun 19, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke with 31 CEOs and CFOs from the Business Council of New York State at the Pentagon June 18. The business leaders were briefed on Army communications strategy, reset and homeland defense.

  • Wounded Warriors win highest Georgia broadcasters recognition

    Jun 19, 2008

    Men and women in uniform were recognized as Georgians of the Year at the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention June 6 at the Marietta Conference Center and Resort in Marietta, Ga.

  • 'View from the top'

    Jun 19, 2008

    Heavy mobile equipment mechanic Carl Bess troubleshoots the driver's seat hydraulic assist mechanism for an M1117 Guardian, Armored Security Vehicle, June 18, 2008, at the 401st Army Field Support Brigade's ASV Repair Facility, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • General Cites Challenging Recruiting Environment

    Jun 19, 2008

    The Army is now exceeding its recruiting requirements, but that force may contain more soldiers who needed waivers to sign up in the years ahead, a senior officer said, but added that may not be as bad as it sounds.

  • World of Travel: National Museum of Korea, Yongsan Family Park

    Jun 18, 2008

    Cpl. Bo Park guides you through a visit to the National Museum of Korea and Yongsan Family Park in Seoul.

  • MP Officer returns to 2ID as Division Chaplain

    Jun 18, 2008

    Lt. Col. Richard Spencer served as a Military Police Officer at Camp Casey in 1977. Now, 30 years later, he is back with 2nd Infantry Division as a Catholic Priest serving as the division chaplain.

  • 2-9 Soldier eyes Beijing

    Jun 18, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Keith Sanderson, a weapons squad leader with 2nd Platoon, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, secured his spot on the U.S. Marksmanship Team May 19 during the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup. The three-day competition, in which eight Soldiers won a spot on the team, took place at Phillips Range at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • USFK recognizes 2ID's 'good neighbors'

    Jun 18, 2008

    USFK distinguished two people who bridged 2ID and the local community during the sixth annual USFK Good Neighbor Programs Award ceremony June 12 at the Dragon Hill Lodge, Yongsan Garrison.

  • 210th FRG hosts family roundup

    Jun 18, 2008

    The 210th Fires Brigade Family Readiness Group hosted a roundup for Soldiers and their Families in New Town Park, Dongducheon June 4. From toddlers to spouses, a total of 92 people with 42 spouses enjoyed a variety of dishes prepared by the FRG.

  • 210th Fires conducts convoy training

    Jun 18, 2008

    It was not just practice as usual. The enemy force was stationary targets, but the rounds were anything but fake. Live ammunition made the stakes higher and the training all the more real.

  • Gladiators train to handout enemy beatdowns

    Jun 18, 2008

    Soldiers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team trained on weapons and Combatives during "Gladiators Weapons Week" June 2- 5 at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex.

  • 2CAB changes command

    Jun 18, 2008

    Soldiers of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade received a new commander June 12 as Col. William H. Morris handed over the reins of the unit to Col. Joseph A. Bassani, the former Chief of Plans for the United States Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

  • Army Birthday run

    Jun 18, 2008

    The 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division commemorated the Army's birthday with a brigade run June 18. The Fort Wainwright Fire Department provided cooling spray as the Soldiers ran by.

  • New Director: WTU Population Doubles in First Year

    Jun 18, 2008

    In an interview with Soldiers Radio and Television Tuesday, the new assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition said that the number of Soldiers in the 35 Warrior Transition Units around the Army has doubled in the past year.

  • Web 2.0, Military Style

    Jun 18, 2008

    [By Maryann Lawlor, <a href="http://www.afcea.org/" target="_blank" title="This link will open in a new window."><em>SIGNAL Magazine</em></a>, March 2008]

  • CIO/G-6 Organization

    Jun 18, 2008

    CIO/G6 Organization

  • AMC Welcomes First Female Deputy

    Jun 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command welcomed its new deputy commanding general during a ceremony Tuesday morning at AMC headquarters on Fort Belvoir.

  • Leadership

    Jun 18, 2008

    CIO/G-6 Leadership

  • Minnesota National Guard recruiters enjoy record-breaking year

    Jun 18, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren stands proudly with members of the Minnesota National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion (left to right) Master Sgt. John Schwartz of Woodbury, Minn.; Master Sgt. David Eustice of Janesville, Minn.; Lt. Col. Jacob Kulzer of Brooklyn Center, Minn.; and Maj. Stephen Burggraff of Centerville, Minn., during the Secretary's visit to the State Capitol building for the Minnesota Army Family Community Covenant signing ceremony, June 16. The Battalion exceeded its annual National Guard Bureau mission of 1,352 enlistments in March, resulting in a historical record-breaking year in production. This production year also introduced the "Active First" program and Minnesota has been leading the way. The month of May resulted in the battalion achieving their assigned mission of 1,800 and the battalion is currently hovering above the 2,000 enlistment mark. When Lt. Col. Jacob Kulzer, the battalion commander, was asked what he can attribute the success to, he replied that it is the result of the hard work and dedication of his Soldiers to aspire to be the best. Additionally, he attributes the competency of his senior Non-Commissioned Officers, outstanding support of the state leadership and close relationships with the supported units within the 34th "Red Bull" Infantry Division.

  • Storm ushers end of era for Baseball Hall of Fame Game

    Jun 18, 2008

  • Re-enactors trace Fort Drum's military history

    Jun 18, 2008

    Fort Drum relived its history as re-enactors brought its past to the present Saturday and Sunday at the Heritage Center.

  • Missouri Governor Signs Covenant, Bill to Support Military

    Jun 18, 2008

    Senior commanders of the two military installations in Missouri signed a community covenant June 11 with Gov. Matt Blunt, who at the same ceremony signed House Bill 1678 into law.

  • Minnesota Guard Recruiters Top of Nation

    Jun 18, 2008

    The Minnesota Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion has already beaten its goal for the year -- with more than three months to spare.

  • AKO Opens New Call Center

    Jun 18, 2008

    Army Knowledge Online and Defense Knowledge Online dedicated a new helpdesk and call center Wednesday to offer round-the-clock support to world-wide users.

  • Ahmad quote

    Jun 18, 2008

    Ahmad, the father of a 10-year-old Afghan boy who was diagnosed by coalition doctors as having terminal cancer

  • Nice to Be Home

    Jun 18, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Mark Olafson, from the 817th Engineer Company, meets his Family upon returning home to Jamestown, N.D., June 7, 2008, after a deployment to Iraq.

  • Depot only organization 'Resetting' TRC-190 high frequency radios

    Jun 18, 2008

    The depot is the first and only agency operating a Reset program for the AN/TRC-190 High-Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio system.

  • Guard Soldiers Assist in Flood Relief Efforts

    Jun 18, 2008

    Soldiers continue assisting with flood relief efforts in Iowa and throughout the Midwest.

  • First Team's command sergeant major reflects on his new assignment

    Jun 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" With the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 4th Brigade Combat Team already training on the ground in Kuwait as they start a 15-month deployment to Iraq and the divisionAca,!a,,cs 3rd Brigade Combat Team just a few months away from a fall deployment, the First TeamAca,!a,,cs new command sergeant major has a lot on his mind these days as his division continues to prepare for another deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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