Archive: Jun 2008

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  • Mannheim Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 16, 2008

    Maj. Armando Reyes, right, U.S. Army Garrison Mannheim, Germany, and Pvt. Rodney Slone, 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, cut the Army Birthday cake during a ceremony at the Top Hat Club on Benjamin Franklin Village. Reyes and Slone represent the oldest and youngest Soldiers in the Mannheim military community.

  • Warrior Transition Unit helps Soldiers recover, return to duty

    Jun 16, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Jun 16, 2008) -- Soldiers in need of complex medical care or facing medical separation or reclassification due to their health or physical status now find the support they need within Warrior Transition Units. WTUs offer Soldiers an opportunity to focus on their primary mission of healing while maintaining Army discipline and standards.

  • WTU Supports, Promotes, Returns Soldiers to Duty

    Jun 16, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers needing complex medical care and those facing medical separation or career field reclassification due to health or physical status can find the support they need within Warrior Transition Units located in Europe as well as stateside.

  • IMCOM-Europe Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 16, 2008

    Installation Management Command-Europe celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday during celebrations at garrisons located from Belgium to Italy. Events included readings of the "Happy Birthday Army,Aca,!A? a book by Army Youth Services, to children at Child Development Centers, cake-cutting ceremonies and even parades.

  • Officials continue work to bring back full taxi service

    Jun 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials continue efforts to bring commercial taxi service back to full capability. Until taxi service is fully restored, shuttle bus service will continue running every 15 minutes during peak hours, and the community can participate in a voluntary ride-share program.

  • Run for the Fallen

    Jun 15, 2008

    The Run for the Fallen began on the Army Birthday, June 14th at Fort IrwinAca,!a,,cs Painted Rocks. The purpose of the run is to honor all of the Service members lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom by running one mile in memory of each one. Four runners will relay across thirteen states in 72 days to complete the run. The run is scheduled to finish at Arlington National Cemetery on August 24th.

  • Task Force 134 welcomes new leadership

    Jun 15, 2008

    A change of command ceremony for Task Force 134, detainee operations, was held at Al Faw Palace June 6. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Stone transferred command to U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Garland P. Wright Jr.

  • Making good first impressions

    Jun 15, 2008

    A small group of Soldiers is responsible for presenting the Multi-National Corps - Iraq traditions and standards to the world.

  • "The Unit" cast visits Iraq, finds inspiration

    Jun 15, 2008

  • Soldiers remember sacrifices of comrades

    Jun 15, 2008

    The U.S. stands out among other countries for one reason: the freedom of its citizens. Americans are extremely lucky to have the freedoms they do. We have the right to say literally whatever is on our minds to whomever we wish or wear whatever attire we choose.

  • Soldiers practice freedom of prayer

    Jun 15, 2008

    The Multi-National Corps - Iraq Chaplain's office hosted the annual National Prayer Breakfast at Al Faw Palace May 16.

  • New CSM puts 'boots on the ground' in Southwest Asia

    Jun 15, 2008

    An experienced leader, trainer and maintainer assumed responsibilities as the senior non-commissioned officer of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in a June 7 ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Devastating effects of suicide hurt many

    Jun 15, 2008

    Many people are affected when someone commits suicide. Fellow Soldiers, entire units and that person's family feel the pain and go through the struggle afterwards.

  • Memorial Day importance not lost in Iraq

    Jun 15, 2008

    "We cherish too, the poppy red that grows on fields where valor led. It seems to signal to the skies that blood of heroes never dies."

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, week in photos, June 9-15

    Jun 15, 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

  • Geraldo Rivera and The Golden Knights help celebrate Army Birthday in Chicago

    Jun 14, 2008

    Geraldo Rivera, host of FOX News show, Geraldo at Large, marched along side U.S. Army permeir parachute team, The Golden Knights, and Chicago-land Soldiers during the 43rd Puerto Rican Day parade in Chicago, IL, Saturday, June 14, 2008. The Puerto Rican Day parade was one of many events in which Soldiers participated to celebrate Army Birthday in the Chicago-land area.

  • Tech Demo Part of Army Birthday at Pentagon

    Jun 14, 2008

    Visitors to the Pentagon were treated June 13 to a look at a prototype of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon.

  • Fort Monroe Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    Various shots of the 233rd Army birthday activities at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Ceremony, etiquette: making good first impressions on the world from Iraq

    Jun 14, 2008

    A small group of Soldiers is responsible for presenting the Multi-National Corps - Iraq traditions and standards to the world. ProtocolAca,!a,,cs job is to ensure that every general officer and distinguished visitor is shown proper customs and courtesies in the Victory Base Complex area of operations.

  • Livorno Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    LeAire George, left, asks Lt. Col. Steven Cade, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Livorno, Italy, if she can have another slice of cake, while Yuki Claudio, right, enjoys a large bite. The children at the Camp Darby Child Development Center celebrated the 233rd Army Birthday with a special book reading and cake cutting just for them.

  • Schweinfurt celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    John McIntyre, acting deputy commander of U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt, Germany, gets a little assistance cutting the Army Birthday cake from four-year-old Isis Didymus at the USAG Schweinfurt Child Development Center.

  • SETAF Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    Brig. Gen. William B. Garrett III, commander of Southern Europe Task Force, reads to a preschool class at the Child Development Center on Caserma Ederle, Italy, June 13 as part of the Army Birthday celebration.

  • IMCOM-Europe Director Participates in Army Birthday Book Reading

    Jun 14, 2008

    Diane Devens, director of Installation Management Command-Europe, reads to children three to five-years-old while visiting the Child Development Center on Caserma Ederle, Italy, June 13. Various events held to celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday included activities at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza Child and Youth Services

  • Running Army Strong on the 233rd Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    Camp Arifjan, Kuwait celebrates the 233rd Birthday of the U.S. Army by putting 'shoes on the track.'

  • Gen. George Casey Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 13, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey sends out a special 233rd Army Birthday greeting.

  • 233rd Army Birthday Video

    Jun 13, 2008

    The 233rd Army Birthday video pays tribute to the service, sacrifice and commitment of Soldiers, their Families, Army Civilians and communities who defend freedom everyday. Remembering the ArmyAca,!a,,cs proud heritage for over two centuries, our Soldiers continue to carry forth the traditions of those dedicated men and women before them. Just over 3 minutes in duration, please use this video over the next couple of months to open presentations to both our internal and external audiences.

  • Fort Riley, KS and 1st Infantry Division celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Fort Riley, KS, celebrations of the Army's 233rd Birthday included a June 11 ceremony, and June 10 readings of the children's birthday book.

  • Fourth Honor Flight Pays Tribute

    Jun 13, 2008

    He got to see his daughter Marie graduate from high school with an advanced diploma. He spent time with his wife vacationing in Tunica, Miss. He enjoyed an afternoon cookout with friends and some good times with his children. And, oh yes, he got in a few winning softball games with his buddies in the Redstone league.

  • I Realize How Blessed We are to Live in this Country

    Jun 13, 2008

    He got to see his daughter Marie graduate from high school with an advanced diploma. He spent time with his wife vacationing in Tunica, Miss. He enjoyed an afternoon cookout with friends and some good times with his children. And, oh yes, he got in a few winning softball games with his buddies in the Redstone league. Alabama Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Joe Cox Aca,!" well-known among fellow Soldiers for his unswerving dedication to the Guard, for his athletic skills on the ball field and for his easy, fun-loving nature -- was home on leave recently from a one-year deployment in Kuwait. He returned to his duties in the Middle East on June 7.

  • Army Leaders Cut Birthday Cake, Enlist Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2008

    Top Army leaders celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday a day early with a cake-cutting, future-Soldier swearing-in and re-enlistment ceremony at the Pentagon today.

  • West Point celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (June 13, 2008) -- The West Point community celebrated the birthday of the U.S. Army in a celebration at the Child Development Center here Friday.

  • Post Commander Addresses Accident

    Jun 13, 2008

    Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs commander publicly sent his condolences last week to the family of the Marshall Space Flight Center engineer who was killed May 30 when a Huntsville Police Department high-speed car chase ended in a multi-car collision on the Arsenal at the intersection of Martin and Rideout roads. Aca,!A"All of us are saddened by what occurred,Aca,!A? Maj. Gen. Jim Myles said.

  • Fort Stewart Army Birthday Bash Cake Cutting

    Jun 13, 2008

    IN THIS IMAGE YOU WILL SEE FORT STEWART CHAPLAIN MOORE AND MISS LINDA HEIFFERON, DMWR, CUTTING THE ARMY BIRTHDAY CAKE.

  • Fort Lee Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 13 with a ceremony at Williams Stadium. The day's event included an enlistment and re-enlistment ceremony, a post-wide run, and an afternoon of activities for Soldiers and Family members.

  • At Fort Riley, KS, celebration of the U.S. Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    At Fort Riley, KS, a June 11 celebration of the U.S. Army's 233rd Birthday was held, featuring message from First Infantry Division Chief of Staff, COL Gibbs; cake; music; and more!

  • MRAPs on the move

    Jun 13, 2008

    A strategic partnership between Letterkenny Army Depot and BAE Systems is a proven win-win for Soldiers. Government, industry and the community have achieved milestones building RG33s for the warfighter.

  • Soldier Wins Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 13, 2008

    A Soldier of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit beat 72 of the military's best shooters to win the coveted Interservice Pistol Champion title June 12.

  • Rock Island Arsenal Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Teens at U.S. Army Garrison Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., celebrated the Army birthday with cake and reading of the Army Birthday book.

  • LSS Project saves Army more than $9M

    Jun 13, 2008

    A Lean Six Sigma project initiated by the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), focusing on optimization of the Defense Message System, has resulted in a $9.7 million savings to the Army and could potentially save more than $35 million if all recommended improvements are approved and implemented.

  • Qualified DAC interns enter the ammunition workforce

    Jun 13, 2008

    MCALESTER, Okla. Aca,!" Forty-two interns graduated May 5 from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs oldest career program, the U.S. Army Defense Ammunition CenterAca,!a,,cs Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance) career program.

  • Fort Riley's Garrison Commander reads "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!"

    Jun 13, 2008

    COL Piscal, Fort Riley's Garrison Commander, reads "Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!" to children at Child and Youth Services facility, June 10, 2008

  • Annual symposium focuses on demil initiatives

    Jun 13, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center hosted the 16th annual Global Demilitarization Symposium and Exhibition at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Utah, May 5-9.

  • Contract Awarded for Kwajalein Cable System (KCS)

    Jun 13, 2008

    A contract awarded June 11 to establish a secure fiber optic cable system will allow the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll to be connected to the continental U.S. through facilities on Guam. The Kwajalein Cable System (KCS) is a positive move by U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site (USAKA/RTS) to continue supporting national defense missions.

  • COMMENTARY: Commando Brigade officer cherishes shared birthday with the Army

    Jun 13, 2008

    Commando Brigade officer cherishes shared birthday with the Army

  • Food Inspection Specialists Are On Frontline Of Defense

    Jun 13, 2008

    Before becoming the militaryAca,!a,,cs food inspectors, Soldiers must attend an eight-week course at the Army Medical Department Center and School, Department of Veterinary Science at the Food Safety and Defense Branch at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Training and education center dedicated at Letterkenny

    Jun 13, 2008

    A coalition of leaders who made a new Training and Education Center possible at Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., gathered May 28 to cut the ribbon and dedicate the facility.

  • Adopt-a-Missile Workday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Space Company, 1st Space Battalion participate in the Adopt-a-Missile workday at the Peterson Air and Space Museum June 11. The Soldiers who participated in the event for the first time gave a much needed cleaning to the museum's Nike Ajax surface to air missile display. The Nike Ajax was the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs first operational guided surface to air missile, and saw Cold War service defending U.S. cities from air attack from 1954 to 1963. The museum has two other Army surface-to-air missiles on display, a HAWK system and a Nike Hercules.

  • Business opportunity showcase event at Letterkenny Army Depot

    Jun 13, 2008

    More than 170 people representing 38 companies and 11 government and military organizations from across the nation recently attended the Letterkenny Business Opportunity Showcase.

  • Fort Drum celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Army Exercise Delivers Timber to Tribes

    Jun 13, 2008

    National Guard and Army Reserve units have delivered truckloads of lumber during the past week to towns on the Pine Ridge Reservation as part of this yearAca,!a,,cs joint Aca,!A"Golden CoyoteAca,!A? exercise.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT and NORTHCOM Celebrate Army Birthday in Colorado Springs

    Jun 13, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT and U.S. Northern Command co-hosted an Army Birthday celebration at Building Three on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 13, with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT celebrates Army Birthday with living history Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday on June 13 at the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal. The ceremony included the traditional cake-cutting, musket and cannon firings, and costumed interpreters representing 11 eras of military history.

  • Fort Drum employee marks half century of service

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Samaritan Medical Center establishes Fort Drum Behavioral Health Clinic in Watertown

    Jun 13, 2008

    Samaritan Medical Center has established the first off-post behavioral health clinic exclusively for active-duty Soldiers. Providers at the Fort Drum / Samaritan Behavioral Health Clinic, located at 165 Coleman Ave., Watertown, began seeing patients Monday.

  • Fort Dix Kids Celebrate Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Fort Dix celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 12 with a parade, cake and book reading at Wurman Hall.

  • Ft. George G. Meade cuts Army Birdthday Cake!

    Jun 13, 2008

    COL Kenneth McCreedy and his wife LeAnn mark the Army's 233rd Birthday with a cake cutting ceremony at a Ft. Meade Child Development Center.

  • Lessons of Baqubah now on DVD

    Jun 13, 2008

    For most of SykesAca,!a,,c Regulars, Baqubah was the source of their greatest pride and their worst nightmares. The battle for the capital of Diyala Province during the U.S. troop surge of 2007, is already a topic of discussion among military analysts and historians. Aca,!A"Baqubah was arguably the most significant campaign of the war in Iraq after the initial invasion was completed,Aca,!A? said Dr. Bill Reeder, the chief of leader development at the I Corps Battle Command Training Center. The 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment Soldiers remaining at Fort Lewis who joined that struggle went to a movie premiere of sorts on June 5, a viewing more sober than gala. The BCTC staff spent months processing the battle with its participants, piecing together interviews, still photos and videos shot by Soldiers themselves. The aim was to produce a linear account on DVD of the extended battle in the hope of distilling lessons for the counterinsurgency fight and future U.S. warfare.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Jun 13, 2008

    Photo of Army birthday celebration

  • Commentary: The Army embodies American values

    Jun 13, 2008

    Saturday is an important day Aca,!" the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday. I hope Soldiers care. It would be a shame if they didnAca,!a,,ct. This is a time to pause and reflect with pride on the remarkable organization we all Aca,!" Soldiers, civilian employees, family members Aca,!" are part of. For longer than our nation has existed, the Army has embodied what it means to be American.

  • Military children focus of summit

    Jun 13, 2008

    Medical, social work and education professionals gathered at McChord Air Force Base last week for a summit on taking care of military children. Madigan Army Medical Center hosted the three-day event, called Aca,!A"Military Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health and Well-Being During Wartime and Beyond,Aca,!A? to Aca,!A"bring together military families, youth and medical experts in various areas to focus on solutions that will enhance the quality of life for military children,Aca,!A? according to a MAMC press release. There has been little official research during previous conflicts on how deployments and wartime affect children, said Maj. Eric Flake, a developmental pediatrician at MAMC. Flake was also the principal investigator for a research study titled Aca,!A"Psychosocial Effects of Deployment on Military Children,Aca,!A? which found, in part, that military support was an influential factor in how much stress a family experienced during a deployment. The more supported a family felt, the less stress it experienced, Flake said.

  • Chicago Celebrates 233rd Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army and the city of Chicago honored AmericaAca,!a,,cs Soldiers Aca,!" past, present, and future Aca,!" and their families on June 11th, 2008, in observance of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday. The ceremony featured two Reserve Soldiers Aca,!" Maj. Gen. Cooke and Staff Sgt. House Aca,!" this year, and also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Army Reserve. The event included a ceremonial cake cutting featuring Maj. Gen. Peter S. Cooke, Commanding General of the U.S. Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs six-state 96th Regional Readiness Command, Staff Sgt. Terrence House, and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Greene. It also included an official proclamation by Mayor Richard M. Daley and a presentation of a Combat Action Badge by Maj. Gen. Cooke to Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran Staff Sgt. Terrence House, U.S. Army Reserve Regional Support Group-West. The Combat Action Badge is awarded to Soldiers who have been directly engaged by enemy forces in combat.

  • Chief of Staff Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey reads 'Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!' to children at Fort Belvoir's Child Development Center as part of Army birthday festivities.

  • Normandy D-Day

    Jun 13, 2008

    Master Sgt. Ron Przysucha covers events in a small French village near Normandy, France where soldiers from America, France and Germany commemorate the events of over a half century before with an airborne jump. Produced by 1st Lt. James Williams.

  • Wounded Warriors Take Part In New Golf Club Program

    Jun 13, 2008

    Every Wednesday for two hours, the Fort Sam Houston Golf Club, along with the Professional Golfers Association and Disabled Sports USA, hosts a golf clinic for wounded warriors.

  • Army Invention Saves Severely Injured Soldiers' Lives

    Jun 13, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A new lifesaving standard of care has garnered the Institute of Surgical Research here a prestigious Army title Aca,!" invention of the year. The innovation, called Damage Control Resuscitation of Severely Injured Soldiers, was named one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Top Ten Greatest Inventions of 2007.Aca,!A?

  • Brussels Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Lt. Col. Darin Conkright, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium, and the youngest Soldier in Brussels, Pfc. Chris Newman, slice the Army Birthday cake in front of the assembled garrisonAca,!a,,cs celebration of the Army Birthday.

  • SMA Reads Army Birthday Book

    Jun 13, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston reads the Army Birthday Children's Storybook Thursday to about 20 children at Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Child Development Center at Forest Glenn, located in Silver Spring, Md. After the reading, Preston and two of the children blew out candles on the official "Army birthday" cake followed by the singing of the Army Song. The Army Birthday Children's Storybook was written for children by Army Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command to help Army children understand the importance, history, contributions and sacrifices their parents make.

  • Grafenwoehr Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Col. Brian Boyle, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, takes time to engage in a question and answer session on the Army Birthday story he'd just read to 200 children at the Vilseck School Age Services facility in Germany.

  • Wiesbaden Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Youth from the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Child Development Center celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday during a parade on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany.

  • Soldiers Put Icing on Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Deep within the Pentagon Thursday, Army chefs kept adding food coloring to white buttercream icing and mixing, trying to create the perfect shade of gold.

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen quote

    Jun 13, 2008

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, during a tour of the new Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Bamberg Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Carol Rosenberg, wife of Lt. Col. Gary Rosenberg, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg, Germany, reads the "Happy Birthday ArmyAca,!A? book to children at BambergAca,!a,,cs Child Development Center June 9 in celebration of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday.

  • Multi-National Corps Iraq

    Jun 13, 2008

    Link to MNC-I

  • Darmstadt Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" The community of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt celebrated the Army's Birthday June 12 with a luncheon and ceremony at the Kelley Dining Facility, the last such event for the closing installation. Lt. Col. David Astin (middle), commander of USAG Darmstadt; Command Sergeant Major Harold Littlejohn (left); and the youngest Soldier present, Pvt. 2 Mary Barba, 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the cake for attendees, who lined up around the dining hall to participate in the luncheon.

  • Ansbach Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Honoring the Army's 233rd Birthday, Lt. Col. Tammy McKenna, commander of U.S. Garrison Ansbach, Germany; Heather Lammers, Katterbach Child Development Center director; and Judith Vazquez, CDC administration assistant, cut and serve Army birthday cake at the Katterbach CDC June 12. Prior to the cake cutting, McKenna read "Happy Birthday Army," a book by Army Youth Services to CDC children. The garrison's Child and Youth services hosted numerous events to better include the garrison's younger members in the birthday celebrations.

  • Team Visiting Europe to Explain New Personnel System for Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" To prepare for the March 1, 2009, implementation of the Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System, representatives from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs DIMHRS Program Office will be visiting installations throughout Europe in June.

  • Stuttgart Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Morgan Pastore reads the Army Birthday Book to children at the Panzer Child Development Center June 12 in Germany. The book, written by Army Youth Services, was published to help children better understand Army history and their role in the greater Army Family. After the reading, the children sang "Happy Birthday" to the Army and ate birthday cake. (Photo by Susan Huseman)

  • Heidelberg celebrates the Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday together.

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Darmstadt Celebrates Army's Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" The community of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt celebrated the Army's Birthday June 12 with a luncheon and ceremony at the Kelley Dining Facility, the last such event for the closing installation. Lt. Col. David Astin (middle), commander of USAG Darmstadt; Command Sergeant Major Harold Littlejohn (left); and the youngest Soldier present, Pvt. 2 Mary Barba, 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, cut the cake for attendees, who lined up around the dining hall to participate in the luncheon.

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan leaders today marked the U.S. Army's 233rd birthday celebration with children at the Yongsan Child Development Center, reading the Army's new children's birthday book and cutting a specially designed cake.

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    USAG-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall reads the Army story to children June 13 at the Yongsan Child Development Center to celebrate the U.S. Army's 233rd birthday.

  • Future Combat Systems Showcased on National Mall

    Jun 13, 2008

    Prototype 1 of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon was unveiled June 11 on the National Mall, Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. The NLOS-C, part of Future Combat Systems, is part of the Army's modernization program. The NLOS-C was one of several pieces of FCS hardware on display at the Mall. Also on display were the Class I and Class IV unmanned aerial vehicles, the Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle, the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle and several Tactical Unattended Ground Sensors. Visitors to the FCS open house at the Mall included Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.), Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • Happy 233rd birthday U.S. Army!

    Jun 13, 2008

    Aca,!A"Turning 233 years old means there's a lot of candles on a birthday cake, doesn't it'Aca,!A? asked Sgt. Maj. Errol Snyder, operations sergeant major, 2nd Stryker Combat Brigade Team (SBCT), 25th Infantry Division.

  • Guard Floods States with Help as Waters Rise

    Sep 28, 2011

    Governors in four of six Midwestern states affected by heavy rains and subsequent flooding called out more than 2,000 National Guardmembers this week as flood waters forced residents from their homes, left thousands without power and damaged infrastructure.

  • Army Birthday Cake Cutting

    Jun 12, 2008

    Maj. Gen. John W. Morgan III, commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, and Division Command Sgt. Maj. Brian M. Stall cut the Army Birthday cake with the oldest Soldier, Master Sgt. Dwight Lawler, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2ID and the youngest Soldier, Pfc. Derek Hauk, Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion during the Army Birthday ceremony in front of Freeman Hall, Camp Red Cloud, Korea.

  • Army Birthday Run

    Jun 12, 2008

    Division Special Troops Battalion Soldiers at Camp Red Cloud, Korea start the Army Birthday celebration off with a four-mile run.

  • NTC and Fort Irwin celebrate U.S. Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday June 12 with a post-wide fun run and a cake cutting ceremony. The ceremony featured Soldiers in historical uniforms who attached battle streamers to the U.S. Army Flag.

  • Keener wins Carroll Award

    Jun 12, 2008

    Gerald Keener, manager of Casey Lanes on USAG-Casey, learned he was selected for the James A. Carroll Jr., Award May 6, for his superior management of Casey Lanes. The criteria for being selected for the Carroll award include everything involved in running a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program from services to the community to financial improvements.

  • Army Birthday Book

    Jun 12, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Greene reads the Army Birthday book to children at the Fort Wainwright School Age Services June 10.

  • Army Birthday Week at Fort Bliss

    Jun 12, 2008

    Fort Bliss Child and Youth Services host several events focused on children in honor of the Army's 233rd Birthday.

  • The 1st Virginia Regiment color guard participate at Fort Belvoir's 233rd Army Birthday celebra

    Jun 12, 2008

    A living history group portrays the 1st Virginia Regiment color guard, carrying Virginia's first flag at Fort Belvoir's 233rd Army Birthday celebration today.

  • First Team troopers celebrate ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    Aca,!EoeFirst TeamAca,!a,,csAca,!a,,c celebration of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday

  • Phishing Scam Targets Families of Fallen

    Jun 12, 2008

    A Aca,!A"phishing scamAca,!A? targeting the Families of fallen Soldiers reportedly has con artists promising compensation in exchange for information that might aid them in identity theft.

  • Historic P-40 aircraft returns to 'action' near Kawamura Gate

    Jun 12, 2008

    A World War II-era fighter returned to action here, recently. Well, sort of. From a distance, the Curtis P-40 Warhawk at WheelerAca,!a,,cs Kawamura Gate looks as though it just rolled off the assembly line and is ready to scream down the runway looking for a fight.

  • Natural Resources reaches out in the name of conservation

    Jun 12, 2008

    What do a hunter, an artist and a high school student have in common' The Oahu Army Natural Resources Program (OANRP) recently learned the answer Aca,!" a desire to know more about their natural environment and a willingness to devote invaluable time to this cause.

  • Army Chief of Staff Celebrates Army Birthday with Fort Belvoir children

    Jun 12, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. continued the Secretary of the Army initiative to include Army children in the 233rd Army Birthday celebration by reading to children at Fort BelvoirAca,!a,,cs Markham School Age Services today.

  • USAG commander reads to CDC children for Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    Col. Marguerite Garrison, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, read "Happy Birhtday, U.S. Army to children at the Child Development Center June 11 on Fort McPherson.

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    Fort Bliss Child and Youth Services focuses the Army's 233rd birthday celebration on children.

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