Archive: Jun 2008

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  • Top-Notch Mechanic

    Jun 4, 2008

    Daniela Milhem, a mechanic for Maintenance Activity Kaiserslautern (Germany), works on a Humvee. The base recently won an Army Award for Maintenance Excellence in the Department of the Army level of the annual competition Aca,!" the facility's fourth in six years. <a href="http://www.army.mil/-news/2008/06/03/9593-hard-work-flexibility-earn-units-in-europe-army-level-logistics-awards/index.html">click for more</a>

  • Planning First FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

    Jun 4, 2008

    The Army plans to reveal the first of eight manned ground vehicles of the future combat systems.

  • Combined Patrols Helping Iraqis Assume Baghdad Security

    Jun 4, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers took to the shadows Sunday to provide security overwatch for Iraqi volunteers manning a hasty checkpoint in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Bayaa community.

  • 'Navy gray - desert brown'

    Jun 4, 2008

    A U.S. Navy, MH-60S Night Hawk helicopter awaits the return of its medical crew following delivery of a patient from Camp Buehring, Kuwait to the U.S. Military Hospital at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Tuesday, June 3, 2008.

  • Stryker Strikes

    Jun 4, 2008

    Soldiers from B Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, fire 120mm mortars from their Stryker during crew certification at Fort Lewis, Wash. <a href=" http://www.army.mil/-news/2008/05/30/9517-cavalry-unit-on-target/index.html ">click for more</a>

  • Mannheim Tests Mass Casualty Plan

    Jun 4, 2008

    MANNHEIM, Germany Aca,!" New procedures aimed at improving the synchronization of Army and host nation emergency responders were tested here May 31.

  • Seoul Elementary thanks school volunteers

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Nearly 100 volunteers, teachers and school officials gathered at the Seoul American Elementary SchoolAca,!a,,cs cafeteria May 29 to recognize the schoolAca,!a,,cs volunteer corps.

  • Yongsan school reading teams match wits in annual 'battle of books' contest

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Reading teams from Seoul American Elementary School and Seoul American Middle School matched reading comprehension wits May 22 at the third annual Battle of the Books competition.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted into PentagonAca,!a,,cs Hall of Heroes

    Jun 3, 2008

    Spc. Ross A. McGinnis, the second Soldier to earn the Medal of Honor in Iraq, was inducted into the Hall of Heroes during a Pentagon ceremony Tuesday.

  • Annual symposium focuses on demil initiatives

    Jun 3, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) hosted the 16th annual Global Demilitarization Symposium and Exhibition at the Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Utah on May 5-9. Over 400 military, civilians and contractors attended the event, with representatives from 17 international countries. Various U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) organizations and government contractors participated as exhibitors, with over 30 display booths present.

  • Madison Barrack's lineage as Fort Drum predecessor to be honored June 7

    Jun 3, 2008

    The North Country community will continue the year-long celebration of Fort Drum's first one hundred years June 7 with the dedication of a historical marker at Madison Barracks at Sackets Harbor and a historical music concert.

  • Helmet Sensors, Improved Armor Helping Soldier Survivability

    Jun 3, 2008

    About 7,000 Soldiers from the 101st Airborne and 4th Infantry Divisions who are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan are wearing helmet sensors to help Program Executive Office-Soldier improve upon the safety features of the advanced combat helmet.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-05-21)

    Jun 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) was presented the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

  • Tobyhanna cuts power to electrostatic discharge

    Jun 3, 2008

    Protecting state-of-the-art electronics equipment from the damaging effects of electrostatic discharge is a top priority at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Logistics Assistance Representatives

    Jun 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command highlights one of AMC's Logistics Assistance Representatives. Jessie Horn discusses her experience while overseas and provides insight into what it means to support Soldiers while serving with them in Iraq.

  • New leader rides in, former rides out

    Jun 3, 2008

  • 1st Space Battalion hosts Changes of Command

    Jun 3, 2008

    In April, the 1st Space Battalion held changes of command for both 2nd Space Company and 4th Space Company.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Col. Daniel Roper

    Jun 3, 2008

    Col. Daniel Roper, the director of the Army and Marine Corps Counter-insurgency Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., sat down in late January with the TRADOC News Service to discuss COIN. At the time of the interview, Roper had recently returned from Iraq and talks about what the Counter-insurgency Center does to train Soldiers and Marines and gives his assessment of how the COIN operation is progressing in Iraq.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Melissa Ankerway

    Jun 3, 2008

    Melissa Ankerway, a painter helper, touches up the paint on an unmanned aircraft system trailer.

  • Charlie Company visits Operation Combined Endeavor

    Jun 3, 2008

  • Wideband Global SATCOM: Coming to a theater near you

    Jun 3, 2008

    WGS-1 was launched Oct. 11, 2007 and was activated Apr. 14, 2008, and is now providing invaluable communications capabilities to the warfighter.

  • MG Michael L. Oates

    Jun 3, 2008

    photo and brief bio of MG Oates

  • Goldstayn acquires more than 38 years of federal service, retires

    Jun 3, 2008

    Alan Goldstayn retires after more than 38 years of federal service.

  • 10th Mountain Uncases the Colors in Iraq

    Jun 3, 2008

    MG Michael Oates and DCSM James Redmore uncase the 10th Mountain colors for the first time in Iraq

  • McKiernan Assumes Command of NATO Forces in Afghanistan

    Jun 3, 2008

    Gen. David D. McKiernan assumed command of NATO's International Security Assistance Force from U.S. Army Gen. Dan K. McNeill during a ceremony in Kabul Tuesday.

  • Combat Camera: the Army's unseen Warriors

    Jun 3, 2008

    If you have ever seen video and still photos of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army in action while watching the nightly news, or while watching one of the many documentaries containing archive combat footage on television today, then you most likely have seen some of the extraordinary video and photos taken by one of the United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs unseen front-line warriors, the combat camera Soldier.

  • III Corps Units

    Jun 3, 2008

    Link to the III Corps Units Page

  • Depot employee claims command-level award

    Jun 3, 2008

    A Tobyhanna employee is CECOM- Life Cycle Management CommandAca,!a,,cs (CECOM) 2008 Management Control Process Award Winner.

  • Army Celebrates Army Birthday With Army Kids

    Jun 3, 2008

    The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation CommandAca,!a,,cs Child and Youth Services Directorate has developed age-appropriate Army birthday parties at installations around the globe to celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday June 9-14.

  • Long Knives start deploying to Iraq

    Jun 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" A normal Saturday morning in the home of Sgt.Craig Morvant and his family usually consists of Morvant preparing breakfast for his wife, Marcy and his three boys - Justin, Ben and Jacob.

  • Fox more clever than fish

    Jun 3, 2008

    BELTON, Texas Aca,!" The sun hasnAca,!a,,ct even risen above the horizon, yet there is a quiet flurry of activity down by the shore of Stillhouse Lake in Belton, Texas.

  • Army in Europe 10-Miler Team Set

    Jun 3, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" The top two qualifiers for the Army Europe 10-Miler race held here May 31 will be leading a 12-Soldier team later this year during the serviceAca,!a,,cs annual premier run.

  • Birthday Book to Help Youth Better Understand Army

    Jun 3, 2008

    A new book by Army Youth Services was published to help children better understand Army history and their role in the greater Army Family.

  • General Pins on Fourth Star, Prepares for Korea Job

    Jun 3, 2008

    Gen. Walter L. Aca,!A"SkipAca,!A? Sharp was promoted Monday prior to his Tuesday assumption of command of U.S. Forces Korea, the Combined Forces Command and United Nations Command, replacing Gen. B.B. Bell.

  • 'Container handling capability - Northbound'

    Jun 3, 2008

    A new RT-240 'Kalmar' Rough Terrain Container Handler, bound for use in Operation Iraqi Freedom, sits in position on an M1000 Heavy Equipment Transport Semitrailer, Monday, June 3, 2008 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • First Military Spouse Naturalized Overseas

    Jun 3, 2008

    Jonathan Scharfen, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, poses with Sgt. 1st Class Lom Chouchan, Zita Chouchan and the coupleAca,!a,,cs children, Atilla and Eva, at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29, 2008. Zita Chouchan took her citizenship oath as the first military spouse living overseas to become a naturalized U.S. citizen under a newly enacted law. <a href="http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx'id=50065"> Click for more</a>

  • Chicago Businessmen Gain Insight from Army Leaders

    Jun 3, 2008

    Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are not only helping with counter insurgency efforts, they are helping connect the people with their governments, Army leaders told Chicago businessmen Friday..

  • 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Connects German, American Students

    Jun 3, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" A classic American novel, along with a library project here, has connected American and German teenagers while also encouraging the youth to increase their reading practices.

  • General Sharp takes command of UNC/CFC/USFK

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Gen. Walter L. Sharp assumed command today of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, saying the U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance will stay Aca,!A"flexible and powerful enoughAca,!A? to deal with any potential threats in the region.

  • Sharp Takes Command in Korea

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Gen. Walter L. Sharp assumed command today of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, saying the U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance will stay Aca,!A"flexible and powerful enoughAca,!A? to deal with any potential threats in the region.

  • U.S. Army Europe commanding general salutes team for humanitarian assistance following Albania explo

    Jun 3, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Lt. Gen. Gary D. Speer, U.S. Army, Europe acting commanding general, hosted a ceremony in his office May 20 to recognize USAREUR members of a U.S. European Command Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team that provided assistance to Albania in March and April. The HAST, including specialists in environmental science, engineering, explosive ordnance disposal, civil affairs and mortuary affairs, responded to what U.S. ambassador to Albania John L. Withers II termed a disaster Aca,!" a series of explosions March 15 at a weapons demilitarization facility in Gerdec, Albania, where the stockpiled weapons were awaiting demolition by a commercial company.

  • AAFES hopeful full-time taxi service will resume soon

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials announced Monday that a solution to providing full-time taxi service may be drawing nearer.

  • Hard work, flexibility earn units in Europe Army-Level Logistics Awards

    Jun 3, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (June, 2, 2008) -- Every commander in the Army knows the value of logistics. Aca,!A"For want of a nailAca,!A|,Aca,!A? right' TodayAca,!a,,cs Army inspires its logistics specialists with an array of awards programs that recognize the best people and programs in its maintenance and supply arsenal. The Department of the Army recently announced the winners of those awards -- the 2008 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards -- and the names of several organizations in Europe were on the winners list.

  • May 26, 2008 - Memorial Day Speech at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Jan 8, 2013

    Transcript of an address given by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day 2008.

  • President Awards Medal of Honor to Soldier Killed in Iraq

    Jun 2, 2008

    Spc. Ross McGinnis was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony Monday.

  • Dallas JROTC students visit Fort Hood, 1st Cavalry Division

    Jun 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, TexasAca,!"High school students and instructors from Dallas were given a tour of the 1st Cavalry Division here May 30.

  • 4th BCT runs last time before deploying

    Jun 2, 2008

  • Red River Army Depot receives top honors at AMC AT/FP conference

    Jun 2, 2008

    Red River Army Depot is awarded two out of four top force protection awards for 2007.

  • First Team band turns sheet of music with new leader

    Jun 2, 2008

  • Attack Pilots Recognized for Valor

    Jun 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" An AH-64D Apache attack pilot from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, received the Distinguished Flying Cross in a ceremony May 22.

  • Squad PT competition focuses on warrior skills

    Jun 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"A little friendly competition to kind of bring out their competitive spirit,Aca,!A? is how Capt. Brendan Gallagher, the commander of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, described his companyAca,!a,,cs physical training competition held at North Fort Hood May 28.

  • Servicemembers Hold Iron Chef Competition in Afghanistan

    Jun 2, 2008

    The love of food, both preparing and serving, coupled with a dose of friendly competition, led to BagramAca,!a,,cs first Iron Chef competition, held at the Aviation Dining Facility on May 28.

  • Repair teams ready thousands of SINCGARS radios for deployment

    Jun 2, 2008

    Technicians here have repaired nearly 10,000 Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems in support of the Communications Electronics Evaluation Repair Teams (CEER-T) program.

  • New mortar counterfire radar test system online

    Jun 2, 2008

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna Army Depot has established a new radar test capability that will improve readiness and save the Army materiel and money. On May 7, the ribbon was cut to officially open the Mechanical Live Fire Test Simulator. The $2.5 million simulator tests the AN/TPQ-48 Lightweight Counter Mortar Radar system, which is used to back plot the location of enemy mortars and other indirect weapons.

  • First Military Spouse Naturalized Overseas

    Jun 2, 2008

    U.S. Customs and Immigration Services held the first-ever naturalization ceremony for a military spouse stationed overseas at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29.

  • USMA Graduation

    Jun 2, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren speaks to the class of 2008 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point graduation ceremony.

  • Depot employees teach students tricks of the trade

    Jun 2, 2008

    Students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) teamed up with Tobyhanna Army Depot employees to learn about different career opportunities available the depot.

  • 149th Transportation Battalion trains with Navy during Exercise Trident Arch

    Jun 2, 2008

    Photo, "149th Trans Bn," and article, "149th Transportation Battalion trains with Navy during Exercise Trident Arch"

  • President Bush quote

    Jun 2, 2008

    President Bush, presenting the Medal of Honor to Pfc. Ross Andrew McGinnis (posthumously) June 2, 2008

  • Where Eagles Dare: Chinook Crew Supports Nightime Raid

    Jun 2, 2008

    After months of training, American and Iraqi Special Forces, and American CH-47 Chinook and AH-64 Apache crews all participated in a recent mission here to capture high-value targets in northern Iraq as part of Operation Santa Monica.

  • West Point Commencement Remarks by Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Jun 2, 2008

    Today we gather to recognize the cadets of the Class of 2008, men and women who, in the spring of 2004, answered the call of our nation, a nation at war-, "Here am I. Send me."

  • 10th Mountain Division assumes Multi-National Division-Center Headquarters mission in Iraq

    Jun 2, 2008

    10th Mountain Division receives the Transfer of Authority of the Multi-National Division Center from 3rd Infantry Division

  • 2nd BCT Plants Seeds of Success with Farming Initiatives

    Jun 2, 2008

    After nearly a year in Iraq as the last of the Aca,!A"surge brigades,Aca,!A? the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, has seen the south-Baghdad area transformed from insurgent stronghold to model of peace and security.

  • Heroes at Home Program

    Jun 2, 2008

    Paige Hemmis is giving veterans one less thing to worry about with a brand new home makeover through Heroes at Home Program.

  • Spouses Serve as Soldiers for Day

    Jun 2, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" When someone thinks of a SoldierAca,!a,,cs training, numerous sights and sounds immediately come to mind: mud; field rations; sweat; gunfire.

  • MOH Teacher Reflection

    Jun 2, 2008

    Spc. Ross McGinnis' former teacher talks about his effect on the students.

  • 10th Mountain Takes Over Iraq's MND-Central

    Jun 2, 2008

    A bright red, white and blue flag with the words Aca,!A"Climb to GloryAca,!A? now flies above Multi- National Division - Center headquarters, symbolizing the transfer of authority from the 3rd Infantry Division to the 10th Mountain Division, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Schweinfurt BOSS Program Named Best in Europe

    Jun 2, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison SchweinfurtAca,!a,,cs Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program, recognized for focusing on the needs of troops as well as the entire community, was recently named the best in Europe.

  • West Point Commencement Remarks by Secretary Geren

    Jun 2, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren gives remarks during the West Point Commencement, May 31.

  • CFC gives $113,000 to IMCOM-Europe Youth, Family Programs

    Jun 2, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" For decades, Soldiers have been giving to the Combined Federal Campaign, a program whose 2006 drive collected $271 million for hundreds of charitable organizations.

  • Combined Federal Campaign gives more than $100,000 for direct support of Youth, Family programs in E

    Jun 2, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (May 30, 2008) -- For decades Soldiers have been giving to the Combined Federal Campaign, a program whose 2006 drive collected $271.6 million for hundreds of charitable organizations. Today, the campaign gave back. In a ceremony at U.S. Army Europe headquarters on Campbell Barracks here May 30, RenAfAe Acosta handed Lt. Gen. Gary D. Speer, acting U.S. Army Europe commander, and Diane M. Devens, regional director of Installation Management Command-Europe, a check for $113,900.

  • Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum quote

    Jun 2, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, assistant surgeon general for force protection

  • Commander's Corner: Job fair strikes chord with community

    Jun 2, 2008

    Last week, U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan sponsored an important event for our community members. Our May 30 Army Community Service Job Fair brought together 40 representatives who were seeking quality employees. More than 300 U.S. Servicemembers and Family Members attended the festive event at the Yongsan ACS parking lot.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, May 26 Aca,!" June 1, 2008

    Jun 1, 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.

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