Archive: Jun 2008

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  • Fort Belvoir Children Celebrate Flag Day, Army Birthday in style

    Jun 12, 2008

    Waving miniature red, white and blue flags, residents of Fort Belvoir gathered at Pullen Field today for a parade celebrating Flag Day and the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday.

  • Quad renovation receives award, praise from historical society

    Jun 12, 2008

    Old photographs are fun to look at because they show how people and places have changed over time. However, if you compared an old photo of SchofieldAca,!a,,cs historic troop barracks (known as the quads) to the actual buildings today, you would be hard-pressed to tell the difference.

  • 1-14th 2nd SBCT Soldier Awarded Purple Heart

    Jun 12, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Robert B. Brown, deputy commanding general, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment Aca,!A"Golden Dragons,Aca,!A? 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, awards a Purple Heart to Sgt. 1st Class Willie S. Grimes, tanker, 1-14th 2nd SBCT, at a ceremony in front of 1-14th Battalion Headquarters, Schofield Barracks, June 6.

  • Army's Greatest Inventions of 2007 Recognized

    Jun 12, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Top Ten Greatest Inventions for 2007 were recognized in a luncheon ceremony today in Arlington, Va. Currently in its sixth year, the program chooses winners based on their impact on Army capabilities, inventiveness and potential benefits outside the Army.

  • Families celebrate Army Birthday at Fort McPherson festival

    Jun 12, 2008

    Fort McPherson's Army Birthday Festival celebrated 233 years on Tuesday, June 10, at Hedekin Field.

  • Night Vision Helmet Brackets

    Jun 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights Tobyhanna Army Depot's large-scale manufacturing of helmet brackets for the night vision mount assembly. The depot improved the product by making it nearly four times stronger than the current bracket and with the help of Lean Six Sigma, is now making the bracket in under four minutes per part.

  • Celebrating the Army's Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    Soldiers from Fort Lee and Fort Pickett, Va., visited schoolchildren from the local communities to read the Army Birthday Book and share a little Army history.

  • 2,000 Troops Run for Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    When the bugle plays reveille at 6:30 a.m., it usually signifies the start of the day for Soldiers on Fort Myer. Thursday morning more than 2,000 Soldiers and DoD employees listened to reveille from the Summerall Field parking lot, where they gathered for the Department of the Army Staff Run.

  • CSA Celebrates Army Birthday with Fort Belvoir Children

    Jun 12, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. paid a call on youngsters at the School-Age Services Center aboard Fort Belvoir, Va., this morning to share in the Army's 233rd birthday. The general read "Happy Birthday Army," a new book by Army Youth Services to the roomful of 5-year-olds. Following the reading he took questions from the kids, answering one in particular -- who after a discussion on Army dogs wanted to know if "there were Army cats'" Next Casey cut and served the kids cake before heading back to his office at the Pentagon.

  • Guard Soldiers Receive Battlefield Promotions

    Jun 12, 2008

    Five National Guard Soldiers in Iraq are the first to benefit from a new Army experimental program reintroducing battlefield promotions for the first time since World War II.

  • Army Celebrates 233rd Birthday in ChicagoAca,!a,,cs Daley Plaza

    Jun 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army celebrates its 233rd birthday June 11 with a cake cutting ceremony in Daley Plaza that featured Maj. Gen. Peter S. Cooke, commanding general 96th Regional Readiness Command as the guest speaker.

  • Twilight Tattoo: Tribute to Freedom Program Harks Back Centuries

    Jun 12, 2008

    Soldiers celebrate their 233rd birthday at the Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo, held June 11, 2008, at Fort Myer, Va.

  • CSA Reads to Kids at Fort Belvoir

    Jun 12, 2008

    Jr. paid a call on youngsters at the child development center at Fort Belvoir, Va., this morning to share in the Army's 233rd birthday. The general read "Happy Birthday Army," a new book by Army Youth Services to the roomful of 5-year-olds. Following the reading he took questions from the kids, answering one in particular -- who after a discussion on Army dogs wanted to know if "there were Army cats'" Next Casey cut and served the kids cake before heading back to his office at the Pentagon.

  • Army's birthday lends opportunity to show, tell

    Jun 12, 2008

    Marking the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday, Soldiers, Family members, civilians and contractors gathered Tuesday on Hedekin Field at Fort McPherson to celebrate the history, sacrifice and service Soldiers have contributed over the years to secure the freedoms all Americans enjoy today.

  • 'Rendezvous'

    Jun 12, 2008

    101st Airborne Division bandmember sing the division's theme song 'Rendezvous with Destiny' at an Army Field Support Brigade change of command ceremony at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Capitol Hill Cake Cutting

    Jun 12, 2008

    Capitol Hill cake cutting and reception. Includes sound bite from Sgt. Major of the Army Preston.

  • Digital Records Improve Soldiers' Medical Care

    Jun 12, 2008

    Soldiers who need medical care while deployed donAca,!a,,ct need to worry about paper records getting lost thanks to the Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care system, which stores their records digitally

  • 'Operation Storytime' Keeps Deployed Soldiers in Touch with Families

    Jun 12, 2008

    From thousands of miles away, Soldiers are able to keep in touch with their loved ones through a program called Aca,!A"Operation Storytime.Aca,!A?

  • NLOS-C Unveiled on Capitol Hill

    Jun 12, 2008

    Prototype 1 of the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon was unveiled Wednesday on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C. A total of eight such prototypes will eventually be delivered to Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz., by 2010. There, Army scientists will put the prototypes through rigorous testing to ensure they meet performance requirements. U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe from Oklahoma, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey Jr., viewed the system. Casey said the unveiling is a milestone in Future Combat Systems development. "We have been talking and briefing and telling people about the FCS, and right here today it is real. After a decade of hard work and planning and effort, it is real," he said. The NLOS-C is one of the eight manned ground vehicles in Future Combat Systems.

  • UAREUR celebrates ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    01 Capt. Adam Schmidt, U.S. Army Europe executive service division, reads Aca,!A"The Army StoryAca,!A? to children from the Patrick Henry and Mark Twain Village child development centers during Army Birthday Celebrations June 12. The celebration, which included the traditional cake, took place in the USAREUR headquarters garden and included Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees. 02 Civilian employees Ingrid Levene, left, and Norbert Hooks, right, along with 50 children from the Patrick Henry and Mark Twain Village child development centers watch (from left) Pvt. 1st Class Jasmine Carey, the youngest Soldiers assigned to U.S Army Europe headquarters, Col. Kirk Lawrence, USAREUR deputy chief of staff, and Chief Warrant Officer Eddie Lee Royal, the oldest Soldier assigned to USAREUR headquarters, cut a cake during celebration of the Army 233rd birthday June 12. The celebration took place in the USAREUR headquarters garden and included Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees.

  • 2/405th AFSB Executes Change of Command Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2008

    The 2nd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB), located in Vilseck, Germany, conducted a change of command ceremony on June 9. The ceremony, during which Lt. Col. Jordan Chroman passed command to Lt. Col. Morris Hatcher, was presided over by Col. Bobby Ray Pinkston, commander of the 405th AFSB.

  • USAREUR celebrates ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    Capt. Adam Schmidt, U.S. Army Europe executive service division, reads Aca,!A"The Army StoryAca,!A? to children from the Patrick Henry and Mark Twain Village child development centers during Army Birthday Celebrations June 12. The celebration, which included the traditional cake, took place in the USAREUR headquarters garden and included Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees. Civilian employees Ingrid Levene, left, and Norbert Hooks, right, along with 50 children from the Patrick Henry and Mark Twain Village child development centers watch (from left) Pvt. 1st Class Jasmine Carey, the youngest Soldiers assigned to U.S Army Europe headquarters, Col. Kirk Lawrence, USAREUR deputy chief of staff, and Chief Warrant Officer Eddie Lee Royal, the oldest Soldier assigned to USAREUR headquarters, cut a cake during celebration of the Army 233rd birthday June 12. The celebration took place in the USAREUR headquarters garden and included Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees.

  • 1st Lt. Charles Staab quote

    Jun 12, 2008

    1st Lt. Charles Staab, a platoon leader who helped establish a council for better opportunities for women in Iraq

  • Exploring a Cold-War Relic

    Jun 12, 2008

    An Army diver from Fort Eustis, Va., descends to the former Soviet submarine Juliett 484 at the bottom of Providence River, R.I., June 7, 2008. Army divers are exploring ways to raise the sub, which sank in about 30 feet of water during a Nor'easter that struck the area April 2007.

  • Fallen Soldier's Legacy Lives On For Children of Iraq

    Jun 12, 2008

    "Kicks fo Nick" program allows Soldier's legacy to live on with the children of Iraq

  • Guard Soldiers Bring Water to Hope after Flooding

    Sep 28, 2011

    National Guard troops provided fresh, potable water from 400-gallon, camouflaged water tanks to the people of Hope, where the water supply was contaminated by flooding.

  • Pacific Medical Team Prepares Northern Marianas For Bird Flu

    Jun 11, 2008

    More reality-based than reality show, a U.S. Pacific partnership tested the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas IslandsAca,!a,,c ability to deal with overwhelming disaster May 22, the first exercise of its kind.

  • South Post Chapel to get $900,000 renovation

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Yongsan's main chapel is getting a $900,000 renovation starting Monday.

  • Army Celebrates Birthday on Capitol Hill

    Jun 11, 2008

    U.S. Army and Congressional leaders celebrated the 233rd U.S. Army Birthday on Capitol Hill.

  • ANAD MWR awarded by IMCOM-SERO

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Leadership from the Installation Management Command-Southeast Region OfficeAca,!a,,cs Morale, Welfare and Recreation division presented an award to the depotAca,!a,,cs MWR staff here on May 30 for reaching the highest level of excellence within its roles and responsibilities.

  • Anniston Recruiting Company holds change of command

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Anniston Recruiting Company held its change of command ceremony here June 6 at the physical fitness center.

  • Cpl. Newton Duke receives Purple Heart

    Jun 11, 2008

    Cpl. Newton Duke received the Purple Heart on June 7 from LTG Kevin T. Campbell, SMDC/ARSTRAT commanding general. Duke is a veteran of the Korean War. He survived twenty-seven months as a Prisoner of War in North Korea from 1951-1953 and was wounded seven times throughout his career. In addition to the Purple Heart, he is the recipient of the POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and a Presidential Unit Citation.

  • Cyclists Trace 'Road to Liberty' on D-Day

    Jun 11, 2008

    Cyclists from across Europe traced historyAca,!a,,cs footsteps as nearly 300 riders from America, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany and Luxembourg traversed lower NormandyAca,!a,,cs beaches and battlefields to mark the 64th Anniversary of D-Day June 6.

  • Another Stryker variant reset at Anniston

    Jun 11, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.Aca,!"Workers here in the Stryker repair facility received another variant of the eight-wheeled vehicle on June 2. Twenty-seven mobile gun systems are being reset to pre-combat condition and modified with upgrades.

  • Future Combat Systems Complete First Major Test

    Jun 11, 2008

    In the high mountain desert of Fort Bliss, Texas, Future Combat Systems successfully completed a first Force Development Test and Experiment May 18.

  • 53rd Signal Battalion Changes Command

    Jun 11, 2008

    The 53rd Signal Battalion is the oldest operational battalion in the 1st Space Brigade and the only unit in the Department of Defense that conducts payload and transmission control of the Defense Satellite Communications System and Wideband Global System satellite constellations. On June 4, the battalion held a change of command ceremony at the Medal of Honor Park on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Command Sgt. Maj. to give speech in Guam for Army Birthday

    Jun 11, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph C. Borja, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, will give a speech in Guam during the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday celebration June 13. He will also have a live television interview with Sonya Artero from Kuam TV. Borja's hometown is Agana, Guam.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT and NORTHCOM Celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday in Colorado Springs

    Jun 11, 2008

    Soldiers from USNORTHCOM and SMDC/ARSTRAT will join together to celebrate the Army's 233 Birthday this Friday, Jun. 13, at 9 a.m. on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Building a deeper leadership bench

    Jun 11, 2008

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  • Fort Carson, Community signs Covenants

    Jun 11, 2008

    Fort Carson and surrounding communities sign Army Community Covenants June 6.

  • Ironhorse Brigade holds prayer luncheon

    Jun 11, 2008

  • Out with the old Aca,!A|

    Jun 11, 2008

  • Horse Cavalry Detachment shoots, rides the old-school way during pre-show

    Jun 11, 2008

    KILLEEN, Texas Aca,!" When they showed up to the rodeo grounds, the crowd might not have expected to see something reminiscent of 1800Aca,!a,,cs horsemanship at the pre-rodeo show event.

  • Malloy accepts responsibility as First TeamAca,!a,,cs command sergeant major

    Jun 11, 2008

  • Army Birthday at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison Color Guard, Fort McPherson, Ga., presented the national colors at the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, June 8 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

  • Army Birthday at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison Fort McPherson, Ga., presented the national colors at the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, June 8 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

  • Army Birthday Celebrates Congressional Partnership

    Jun 11, 2008

    Army and congressional leaders celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs partnership with Congress yesterday at a cake-cutting ceremony on Capitol Hill.

  • Army Birthday at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2008

    Spc. Letisha Crawford of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson, Ga., greets youths coming in to watch the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, June 8 at Turner Field.

  • Army Birthday at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2008

    Major (Ret.) Carlos W. Morgan, ambassador, U.S. Army Freedom Team Salute, sings the National Anthem at the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, June 8 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga.

  • Napa Valley Flood Control

    Jun 11, 2008

    For the first time in 150 years Napa residents can walk the river promenade. USACE joined forces with local agencies to construct a community friendly flood control system. Mary Cochran was at the opening ceremony.

  • Army MWR Provides Aca,!EoeFitness AnywhereAca,!a,,c Kits for Deployed Soldiers

    Jun 11, 2008

    The Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command purchased 3,205 TRX Suspension Trainer Force Training, or Aca,!A"fitness anywhere,Aca,!A? kits for deployed Soldiers to get complete-body workouts wherever they can find a beam, doorway or tree limb to anchor the resistance-training device.

  • Celebrating the Army Birthday with SecArmy Geren

    Jun 11, 2008

    This week the Army celebrates its 233rd birthday. SecArmy Pete Geren says the sacrifice soldiers make for our country is the strength of our nation.

  • Schinnen Celebrates the Army's Birthday

    Jun 11, 2008

    Lt. Col. Glen McFarland (right), the most senior Soldier at U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, the Netherlands, offers the first slice of Army Birthday cake to Spc. Aunna Neuser, the garrisonAca,!a,,cs newest member, during a quarterly award ceremony June 11, 2008, to mark the U.S. Army's 233rd Birthday, which officially occurs on June 14.

  • Fort Riley's Army birthday celebration includes children's book reading

    Jun 11, 2008

    Article about Fort Riley's kickoff to Army Birthday Celebrations, June 10, 2008

  • At Fort Riley, KS, June 10 reading of the Army Birthday Book

    Jun 11, 2008

    Photos from June 10 reading of Army Birthday Book

  • Fort Bliss high fliers, hard rockers turn out for annual festival

    Jun 11, 2008

    Team Bliss Soldiers, family members and civilians attend the annual International Balloonfest held in the community surrounding Fort Bliss.

  • Bamberg Youth Design Personalized Flag for Sky Soldiers

    Jun 11, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Bamberg Community Library and the high schoolAca,!a,,cs Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps pulled together to help create a flag dedicated to deployed Soldiers of the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion.

  • Lord Mayor Walter Hoffmann quote

    Jun 11, 2008

    Darmstadt, Germany's Lord Mayor Walter Hoffmann, to Soldiers and personnel of the U.S. garrison

  • Balancing Act

    Jun 11, 2008

    A Soldier from Multi-National Division - Baghdad entertains residents of BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Jameela market in Sadr City, by assisting a storeowner with a delivery of bread, May 31, 2008.

  • Happiness in Hwar

    Jun 11, 2008

    Georgian soldiers from Multi-National Division - Center deliver food and supplies to the children of Hwar, Iraq

  • 132 seniors graduate from Seoul American High School

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" High school officially ended June 7 for 132 graduates of Seoul American High School Senior Class of 2008.

  • Community Profile: Former basketball star runs Yongsan youth sports program

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Rickey Clark was 6 feet tall when he was 12. Six years later, at 6-foot-6-inches, he was one of the top 100 high school basketball players in the country in 1987. Now, he's the Child and Youth Services sports director here since 2005. He and his staff of seven manage what he says is the largest overseas youth sports program in the military.

  • Monsoon season brings heavy rains

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison officials are increasing awareness of the monsoon season, a rainy season in Asia when heavy rains and strong winds can cause severe impact on Army installations in Korea.

  • 39 Seoul middle school students inducted in junior honor society

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The National Junior Honor Society inducted 39 new members from Seoul American Middle School June 5.

  • Super Sunday Service brings 1,000 under one roof

    Jun 10, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" More than 1,000 Yongsan community members gathered at Collier Field House to participate in a joint worship service June 8.

  • Performance evaluations critical to NSPS pay increases

    Jun 10, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" A strong performance evaluation is the key factor to earning salary increases and bonuses for employees in the National Security Personnel System, according to the results of the U.S. Army Garrison-YongsanAca,!a,,cs first mock pay pool panel process.

  • Commander's Corner: Garrison eases into new civilian personnel system

    Jun 10, 2008

    I want to tell to you about the new way the Department of Defense is compensating Civilian Employees. The National Security Personnel System has been place for a few years now, but only recently has it affected our Garrison workforce.

  • Yongsan safety officials: No U-turns into Camp Kim

    Jun 10, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan Garrison officials are warning drivers to avoid using illegal U-turns into Camp Kim.

  • Sergeant Lends Ear to Fellow Soldier, Prevents Suicide

    Jun 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, TexasAca,!" Soldiers are called upon to fight against the continuing war on terrorism, but one Soldier had to fight a different battle last week when he helped a fellow Soldier who was in need of assistance.

  • Geren Book Reading

    Jun 10, 2008

    SecArmy Geren reads 'Happy Birthday U.S. Army' to children at Fort Myer CDC. Crystal Park reports.

  • Army Appreciation Day

    Jun 10, 2008

    Soldiers at Washington Nationals baseball game for Army appreciation day.

  • Celebrating the Army Birthday in Korea

    Jun 10, 2008

    Although the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday is June 14, U.S. Army Garrison Daegu, South Korea, has started the celebration a week early with a number of activities including childrenAca,!a,,cs book readings, displays of military vehicles, scavenger hunts, art contests and barbeque and pool parties.

  • TACOM repair procedure will save $3.9 million

    Jun 10, 2008

    A new M2 machine gun repair procedure will save $3.9 million over the next three years according to a Value Engineering study.

  • TRADOC Commander receives MacArthur award

    Jun 10, 2008

    The Virginia Peninsula Aca,!" Gen. Douglas MacArthur Chapter, Association of the United States Army, presented the MacArthur Award to the Gen. William S. Wallace, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, at the chapterAca,!a,,cs Industry Day dinner. The MacArthur Award is given annually to a citizen, military or civilian who has significantly contributed to national defense, the Army, Soldiers, AUSA and the local chapter.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army visits with Black Jack Soldiers

    Jun 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Nelson M. Ford, the acting under secretary of the Army and assistant secretary of the Army for Financial Management and Comptroller, made a special visit with Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at the North Fort Hood Rifle Range as they were going through the Close Quarter Marksmanship course June 5.

  • Military Channel visits 'Grey Wolf' artillery

    Jun 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"The recoil of the gun, the explosive sound of the gun firing, is quite impressive, you know, earth moving,Aca,!A? said a network television series director. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs intimidating; I wouldnAca,!a,,ct want to be on the other end of it.Aca,!A?

  • Texas Training Guard's First Dive Team

    Jun 10, 2008

    The Texas Army National Guard is currently preparing physically fit and academically minded Soldiers to be a part of the 627th Heavy Dive Team, the Texas GuardAca,!a,,cs first team of divers, as well as the only Guard divers found nationwide.

  • Army Wins Day One at Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 10, 2008

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit are continuing to lead in the 49th annual Interservice Pistol Championship Matches, which started June 6 at Phillips Range.

  • Guard Begins Training with 'Different Kind of Party'

    Jun 10, 2008

    Like a G.I. party to clean up the barracks, the quartering party for the 2008 annual training here, June 9, had nothing to do with beer and barbeque.

  • Fort Lee Prepares to Celebrate Army Birthday

    Jun 10, 2008

    Personnel on Fort Lee, Va., prepare to celebrate the Army's Birthday June 13.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 10, 2008

    A 233rd Army Birthday greeting from Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston.

  • Secretary of the Army Pete Geren's Birthday Message

    Jun 10, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren sends out a birthday message.

  • Army Birthday Greeting From Afghanistan

    Jun 10, 2008

    An Army Birthday shout out from Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Command Sergeant Major Arthur L. Coleman Jr.

  • Army Birthday - Operation Storytime from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion (video)

    Jun 10, 2008

    The 168th Brigade Support Battalion presents a special Army Birthday edition of Operation Storytime.

  • Women Find New Opportunities in Arab Jabour

    Jun 10, 2008

    She wears a head scarf and long robe covering her from shoulder to toe; only her hands and face are visible. Yet despite her traditional clothing, Maha Aziz Abass Al-Jabouri is working hard to cast aside the stereotypical role of women in the Arab Jabour region.

  • First Lady Laura Bush quote

    Jun 10, 2008

    First Lady Laura Bush, giving words of praise and encouragement to servicemembers for their efforts and results

  • Historical Records Move to Kaiserslautern

    Jun 10, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Army Europe history, 30,000 boxes worth, has found a new home here after traveling almost 50 miles from its former site at Bensheim, Germany.

  • Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Visit

    Jun 10, 2008

  • U.S. Army completes production of first non-line-of-sight cannon prototype

    Jun 10, 2008

    The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program successfully completed full prototype integration of the first FCS Manned Ground Vehicle (MGV) Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C). The Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon, which has the ability to rapidly deliver precision munitions in both urban and conventional battlespace is the lead prototype in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs family of eight FCS Manned Ground Vehicles.

  • Women find new opportunities in Arab Jabour

    Jun 10, 2008

    Iraqi women learning skills, trades, breaking into the workforce in Iraq

  • Child of Berlin Airlift Tells Her Story

    Jun 10, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" A storybook came alive for German and American youth here when the taleAca,!a,,cs lead character appeared in person.

  • National Guard Gets First Lakota Helicopters

    Jun 9, 2008

    The National Guard received its first two UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters last week, marked by a ceremony Saturday in Tupelo, Miss.

  • Army Birthday 2008 events at Fort Campbell

    Jun 9, 2008

    Press release for Fort Campbell 2008 Army Birthday Week events.

  • Joint IED Defeat Organization Steps Up Fight

    Jun 9, 2008

    The director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization told members of the Association of the U.S. Army last week the insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq will not take on the coalition with conventional weapons but that they will continue to constantly use weapons of an asymmetric nature, specifically IEDs.

  • Fort Campbell 2008 Army Birthday celebration

    Jun 9, 2008

    Photos from Fort Campbell Kentucky's week-long 2008 Army Birthday celebration..

  • Secretary Begins Army Birthday With Myer Youth

    Jun 9, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren stepped away from his desk at the Pentagon for a few moments, June 9, to spend time with some of the youngest members of the Army Family.

  • Army Birthday celebration in full swing

    Jun 9, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren kicks off the 233rd Army Birthday Week celebration by reading "Happy Birthday Army" storybook to children at the Fort Myer Child Development Center, June 9.

  • Web 2.0 Military Style

    Jun 9, 2008

    Need for security hinders but does not stop services from implementing tools that improve communication. Exuberance tempered with caution describes the U.S. militaryAca,!a,,cs current outlook about deploying Web 2.0 technologies.

  • IMCOM Realigns U.S. Regions, Creates National Capital Area District

    Jun 9, 2008

    Installation Management Command will realign the boundaries of its three U.S. regions on July 1, moving 13 states and their 11 installations of various sizes from the West Region to Northeast and Southeast regions.

  • Soldiers Pitch in for Army Night at Nationals Stadium

    Jun 9, 2008

    Soldiers participated in the opening events prior to the June 6 game between the Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. Events included presentation of the colors, singing of the National Anthem, throwing of the first pitch, and participation in the "starting lineup." Additionally, one Soldier was chosen to welcome fans over the loud speakers and announce the "play ball" message to start the game.

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