Archive: Jul 2008

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  • USAG-Red Cloud strengthens alliance with Korea's 65th Division

    Jul 31, 2008

    USAG-Red Cloud commander, welcomes Republic of Korea 65th Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Kim, Joo Myung, to a friendship dinner to enhance alliances.

  • American Red Cross opens new office on Red Cloud

    Jul 31, 2008

    American Red Cross, USAG-Red Cloud, celebrates the opening of their office location with a cake cutting ceremony.

  • Army's senior black female aviator retires

    Jul 31, 2008

    Back in 1980 Christine B. Aca,!A"NickeyAca,!A? Knighton became just the second black woman in the United States to earn the right to wear aviator wings within the Department of Defense and the first from her home state of Georgia, an accomplishment that didnAca,!a,,ct go unnoticed by then-President Jimmy Carter who personally congratulated her on the achievement.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES SILVER FOR OVERALL BEST COUNTRY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team's Female Style and Accuracy competitors took Silver in overall country for the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • Studies reveal new generation gap

    Jul 31, 2008

    Recent research appears to validate what some Army leaders have said for years: todayAca,!a,,cs young recruits look at the world differently. The staff psychologist of the 75th Ranger Regiment traveled from Fort Benning to Stone Education Center July 25 to share his observations that explain this modern version of a generation gap between Soldiers entering the service today and their older NCOs and officers. His audience was senior commanders and NCOs, staff and civilian leaders.

  • Mrs. Casey urges Army Families

    Jul 31, 2008

    Sheila Casey knows times are tough, but asked Army Families to hang in there. She urged Fort Hood Family members to take advantage of available Army programs and get involved during a July 24 visit to the post.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Hood

    Jul 31, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest ranking general recently took the opportunity to meet with Soldiers and senior leaders at Fort Hood.

  • Deciding whether to rent or buy a home

    Jul 31, 2008

  • Soldier reflects on Family's three generations of Army service

    Jul 31, 2008

    Paging through the Harris family photo album, three generations of war fighters look back. Combined, the pictures not only tell the story of one familyAca,!a,,cs legacy of service to their country, but also give a glimpse of how the opportunities and experiences available to service members of color have changed in the last 60 years.

  • Deseret sampling project successfully completed ahead of schedule

    Jul 31, 2008

    Workers at the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Deseret Chemical Depot in UtahAca,!a,,cs Tooele County today completed a major secondary project, removing chemical agent samples for analysis and measuring solid materials from each of DCDAca,!a,,cs original stockpile of nearly 6,400 mustard agent-filled bulk containers.

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

    Jul 31, 2008

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody

  • Peter Kunkel Now Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller)

    Jul 31, 2008

    Mr. Peter E. Kunkel became the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) July 24. Kunkel will direct and manage all financial management activities and operations in the Army, and he will continue to serve as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller, where he has served since 2007.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES BRONZE IN ACCURACY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team continues to battle for placement in the Women's division at the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • Sexual assault prevention policy to focus on changing social norms

    Jul 31, 2008

    The Army plans to launch new initiatives for the prevention of sexual assault during a summit this September in Washington, D.C.

  • NCO Academy Opens Doors To Warriors in Transition For First Time

    Jul 31, 2008

    TheyAca,!a,,cve overcome the difficulties of life on the battlefield, long separations from loved ones and even brushes with death. But despite severe injuries and months out of the physical training loop, seven wounded warriors are willingly taking on a new challenge Aca,!" NCO Academy.

  • 'New Horizons' aviators supporting humanitarian missions in Peru

    Jul 31, 2008

    New Horizons Peru-2008 includes the construction of t two schools, three clinics, and two waters wells, as well as nine medical missions, and CH-47 Chinooks are providing support.

  • Soldier Reunites With Lifesaver 14 Years Later

    Jul 31, 2008

    Aca,!A"YouAca,!a,,cre still on fire!Aca,!A? are four distinct words that Staff Sgt. Randall Scharmen clearly remembers. The words were from an unidentified Soldier who rushed to ScharmenAca,!a,,cs rescue and ultimately saved his life during a fatal crash March 23, 1994 at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. The crash claimed 23 SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives. A year later, another Soldier died.

  • 'Lone Star' medics helping Rio Grande Valley residents

    Jul 31, 2008

    Texas National Guard troops had to dodge flooded streets, downed power lines and trees after Hurricane Dolly to begin Operation Lone Star, but they are in place and the medical and dental clinics are open to Rio Grande Valley residents for the next two weeks.

  • Custom Choppers

    Jul 31, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jim Irby, an Alabama National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk crew chief, paints flames on his aircraft at Mather Field, Calif. The washable fluorescent paint makes it easier for firefighting aircraft to see one another in the smoky conditions near the fires. Alabama is one of 14 states that sent aircrews and aircraft to California to assist in the fire-fighting effort.

  • Online Language Guides

    Jul 31, 2008

    The Defense Language Institute now provides a Website with language guides.

  • Kissimmee River Restoration

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is restoring an ecosystem that stretches 9000 square miles in Florida.

  • Happy Birthday JAG Corps

    Jul 31, 2008

    Sgt. Diana Anzaldua, command judge advocate noncommissioned officer in charge, Brooke Army Medical Center, and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lenny Chance, legal administrator, U.S. Army Medical Command, cut a cake July 29 in honor of the 233rd birthday of the Judge Advocate GeneralAca,!a,,cs Corps.

  • San Antonio leaders pledge support Of Soldiers, Families

    Jul 31, 2008

    Leaders from the San Antonio and Fort Sam Houston communities joined Lt. Gen. Thomas Turner, commanding general, Army North, in an Army Community Covenant signing ceremony July 27 at the gazebo on Staff Post Road.

  • Garrison Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 31, 2008

    Fort Sam Houston bids Col. Wendy Martinson farewell during a change of command ceremony July 29 at the postAca,!a,,cs main flagpole. Martinson, who has been the garrison commander for three years, relinquished her command to incoming commander Col. Mary Garr.

  • SHAPE teenager named IMCOM-Europe Youth of the Year

    Jul 31, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" How much is enough'

  • (2) Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army

    Jul 31, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army

  • July 25, 2008 - Remarks at Military Child Education Coalition 10th annual conference

    Jul 31, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr. speaks with organizers at the 10th annual Military Child Education Coalition conference in Grapevine, Texas, July 25.

  • U.S. Pacific Command sends first enlisted delegation to China

    Jul 31, 2008

    BEIJING Aca,!" In August, China will welcome the world to its country as it hosts this yearAca,!a,,cs Summer Olympics. Amid BeijingAca,!a,,cs last-minute preparations, the countryAca,!a,,cs military took a big step and welcomed a first of its kind visit from a delegation of American military members.

  • 70th Trans heads downrange

    Jul 31, 2008

    MANNHEIM, Germany Aca,!" Lt. Col. Thomas Blair and Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Vater, 18th Military Police Brigade rear detachment command, bid farewell to each of the more than 140 Soldiers from the 70th Transportation Company who are deploying to Iraq for 15 months.

  • Stuttgart CYS newcomer program welcomes, orients teens

    Jul 31, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!"It was dAfAjAfA vu for Madison Krause.

  • Carroll Soldier-teachers receive warm thanks from local school children

    Jul 30, 2008

    CAMP CARROLL Aca,!" What can the Army do for its host nation of Korea' That is one question which provoked USAG DaeguAca,!a,,cs initiatives on various Good Neighbor programs. A good answer to that question would be to provide English education at nearby schools and institutions. It is a very effective way to facilitate a friendly ROKAca,!"U.S. interaction, especially at a time when Korean lawmakers, education experts, teachers and parents are eagerly searching for methods to improve studentsAca,!a,,c English skills.

  • Army Community Service open house celebrates 43 years of dedicated service

    Jul 30, 2008

    Camp Henry Aca,!" Army Community Service helps Soldiers and their families in many ways. From making an investment plan to save for retirement to modern parenting techniques, when life hands you lemons, ACS wonAca,!a,,ct make lemonade but they have a recipe for delicious lemon bars theyAca,!a,,cll share with you.

  • 4 USAG-Yongsan employees earn civilian of the year honors

    Jul 30, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Forces Korea named four U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan employees as 2008 USFK Civilian Employees of the Year.

  • Army Announces Summit to Map Path Ahead for Sexual Assault Prevention Program

    Jul 30, 2008

    The Army announced today, July 30, a summit planned for Sept. 8-12 in Alexandria, Va., to help train its personnel who manage the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program. The summit will refocus the overall direction of the program centered on sexual assault prevention, risk reduction, and fellow Soldier intervention.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT conducts successful demonstration on Homeland and SBIR Technologies

    Jul 30, 2008

    On July 25, the New Initiatives Division and the Advanced Technology Division of the Space and Missile Defense Command/ Armed Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) Technical Center conducted a successful demonstration of an integrated suite of Homeland Technologies and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Technologies.

  • Gen. (Ret.) Colin Powell addresses the Rotunda about the 60th Anniversary of Armed Forces Integratio

    Jul 30, 2008

    The former Joint Chiefs of Staff speaks at the Capitol Rotunda ceremony marking the 60th Anniversary of the Integration of the Armed Forces.

  • Working Together

    Jul 30, 2008

    Soldiers and Sailors join together for this year's Joint Logistics over the Shore operation in Camp Pendleton, CA.

  • Army Undersecretary

    Jul 30, 2008

    In an exclusive interview, our Gail McCabe speaks with the Army's second highest ranking civilian.

  • New tool may enhance the way Soldiers communicate with locals in theater

    Jul 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division could soon have a new tool for their upcoming deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom that enhances the way they communicate with the people living in Iraq.

  • Army Chaplains celebrate 233 years of service

    Jul 30, 2008

    FORT HOOD, TexasAca,!" Aca,!A"Unit Ministry Team, going where the Soldiers go, to bring them a word and outstretched hand, worship, hope and help wherever we can.Aca,!A?

  • Recalled physic teacher flying MEDEVAC's

    Jul 30, 2008

    AMARAH, Iraq Aca,!" One day, Donald Crider was teaching high school physics in Seattle; The next, heAca,!Eoes assigned to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Long Knife Brigade, tasked with the mission to fly helicopters in southeastern Iraq.

  • HHC, 53rd Battalion Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 30, 2008

    On July 8, Capt. Michael Euperio passed the responsibility, leadership and mission of company commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 53rd Battalion, to Capt. Jonathan Gendron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

  • Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army

    Jul 30, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army

  • Soldiers, Sailors train 'over the shore'

    Jul 30, 2008

    Hundreds of Army trucks, Humvees and other vehicles have continually rolled through the Pacific surf and onto the beach here over the past week, just as they did more than 60 years ago during the D-Day invasion of Normandy and 50-some years ago during MacArthurAca,!a,,cs invasion of Inchon, Korea.

  • Swayney bids SMDC/ARSTRAT farewell

    Jul 30, 2008

    On July 25, 2008 Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) held a farewell ceremony for Lt. Col. Kina Swayney, Deputy Chief of Staff for the G1.

  • Wounded Soldier returns to Italy to greet comrades as they come home from Afghanistan deployment

    Jul 30, 2008

    Spc. Jesse A. Murphree, Destined Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), greets his 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team comrades returning from deployment in Afghanistan, on the flight line at Aviano Air Base, Italy, July 22. Murphree lost his legs in an improvised explosive device attack in the Korengal Valley, near Ali Abad, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2007, and has been undergoing treatment at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Quilt donor

    Jul 30, 2008

    Jean Wright, an Army Developmental Test Command employee at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., has been an enthusiastic quilt maker for about 25 years. She recently gave two of her creations to young Soldiers recuperating from amputations at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Farewell General Richard A. Cody

    Jul 30, 2008

    Gen. Richard A. Cody, the 31st vice chief of staff of the Army, retires this month after a distinguished 36-year career. A master aviator who saw combat duty in both Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, Cody leaves a legacy of leadership, advocacy for Soldiers and lifelong service to the nation.

  • U.S. Army Parachute Team's Tennyson Takes Silver in World Games

    Jul 30, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Elisa Tennyson, a member of the U.S. Army Parachute Team, battled to hold on to second place during the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • Nelson Ford becomes 29th Under Secretary of the Army

    Jul 30, 2008

    Mr. Nelson M. Ford became the 29th Under Secretary of the Army July 24, following being appointed by President George W. Bush and his confirmation by the U.S. Senate. As the Army's number two civilian leader, Ford serves as deputy and senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army.

  • Flagship projects focus on Wiesbaden troops

    Jul 30, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" While much news has been made of the transformation occurring in todayAca,!a,,cs military, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ensuring buildings and people that arenAca,!a,,ct undergoing front-page makeovers donAca,!a,,ct get left behind.

  • Yongsan school expansion plan on schedule

    Jul 30, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON Aca,!" Two of YongsanAca,!a,,cs school expansion projects are nearing completion and new ones are just starting as the comprehensive plan to make room for an estimated 150 additional children moves forward.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 21 Aca,!" 27, 2008

    Jul 30, 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.

  • Remembering Integration: Brunson family shares 100 years of service

    Jul 29, 2008

    Serving in the Army is a family tradition for the Brunsons of Fayetteville, N.C. Six members of the family share a career of service and sacrifice in the Army.

  • Leisure activities around the MND-C

    Jul 29, 2008

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers understand the necessity of long hours and endless days of work while deployed. They understand discipline; they understand sacrifice. Soldiers can comprehend their purpose here and a focus on the greater good.

  • Interview with Col. Sandusky

    Jul 29, 2008

    Jini Ryan interviews the Commander of the Defense Language Institute about new language products being made available to all Soldiers.

  • AFN Korea: The frontline network

    Jul 29, 2008

    The official birth of the American Forces Network Aca,!" Korea occurred in 1945, but the event that cemented the unitAca,!a,,cs place in history took place on Oct. 4, 1950, at the height of the Korean War that had begun some four months earlier.

  • New GI Bill provides increased educational benefits

    Jul 29, 2008

    The latest GI Bill considerably improves the opportunity for todayAca,!a,,cs servicemembers to obtain their education, a senior Defense Department official said.

  • The Korean housing boom!

    Jul 29, 2008

    The Quonset hut, once the symbol of a hardship tour and living quarters for Soldiers of all ranks during the Korean War and Vietnam era, is slowly dying in Korea as Army officials revolutionize life on the peninsula, building some of the most modern, well-maintained facilities in the Army.

  • Bringing more families to Korea

    Jul 29, 2008

    While the number of command-sponsored positions in Korea doubled over the past few years to the current 3,000, the goal is to give every Soldier the option of bringing family members to Korea, according to the 8th Army command sergeant major.

  • Soldiers in Korea get full-spectrum training

    Jul 29, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to Korea donAca,!a,,ct just have the opportunity to live in one of the fastest growing, technologically advanced countries in the world. They also get a military assignment where Army training is second to none, and that will fully prepare them for any follow-on assignment they take.

  • Transformation in Korea

    Jul 29, 2008

    For more than half a century now, since the cessation of fighting between North and South Korea, American Soldiers have taken the lead role in the stand-off between South Korea and its communist neighbors to the north.

  • Chemical Leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jul 29, 2008

    Army officials confirmed today that a mobile laboratory conducting a routine weekly check of the ambient air inside one of the chemical agent storage igloos tested positive for the blister agent H (Mustard).

  • MND-C sergeants major meet

    Jul 29, 2008

    Major General Michael Oates, MND-C and 10th Mountain Division commanding general, opened the conference speaking to the sergeants major about their importance to the Army and impact on younger Soldiers.

  • Living the Korean culture

    Jul 29, 2008

    Korea is a land of contrasts. Ancient temples and palaces nestle into hillsides as high-rise apartment buildings spring up everywhere. It is one of the most wired, tech-savvy nations in the world, but is also filled with tradition-al markets and rice paddies.

  • Friendly Neighbors

    Jul 29, 2008

    Louisiana National Guardsmen provide support to local New Orleans residents during daily operations aimed to help the New Orleans Police Department.

  • Land Forces Symposium

    Jul 29, 2008

    Army leaders from around the world meet in Atlanta, GA for the 2008 Land Forces Symposium. Gail McCabe reports.

  • RRAD continues impressive Lean journey

    Jul 29, 2008

    RRAD receives three Shingo medallions for excellence in manufacturing.

  • Army civilians 'reset' ADAM air defense system

    Jul 29, 2008

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is a key player in the Reset and upgrade of systems central to air and missile defense in the tactical theater.

  • SMA visits troops in Afghanistan

    Jul 29, 2008

    SMA visits troops in Afghanistan

  • SMA visits troops in Afghanistan

    Jul 29, 2008

    SMA visits 101st troops in Afghanistan

  • SMA visits troops in Afghanistan

    Jul 29, 2008

    SMA visits 101st troops in Afghanistan

  • Bestselling author visiting Army in Europe libraries

    Jul 29, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Installation Management Command-Europe Library Program is presenting critically acclaimed author Andrew Carroll as part of his WhatAca,!a,,cs Your Story' tour, a series of discussions and readings planned at nine locations throughout Germany.

  • US Army Garrison Red Cloud, archived stories

    Jul 29, 2008

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  • Top medical officer in Iraq garners first star

    Jul 29, 2008

    It wasnAca,!a,,ct until his high school years in Honolulu that Joseph Caravalho Jr. realized he wanted to be a physician. Fast forward more than thirty years and that same man is the top medical officer in Iraq; one with a new star on his chest, as Brig. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr. was promoted July 28 to his current rank here, with his family witnessing via video teleconference.

  • New Horizons training day focuses on safety, culture

    Jul 29, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Soldiers and civilians around Yongsan participated in the 13th New Horizons Training program July 24, a semiannual session designed to provide a review of safety issues, cultural awareness, and conduct and responsibility.

  • California Guard rescues nation's largest Ponderosa Pine

    Sep 29, 2011

    California National GuardAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Task Force PickAca,!A? came to the rescue when the wildfires in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest threatened the nationAca,!a,,cs tallest Ponderosa Pine tree.

  • Army dominates Interservice Rifle Championships

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Service Rifle Team of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., won every team match at the 2008 Interservice Rifle Championships July 14 to 22.

  • "Ironhorse" PAOs take home a Telly

    Jul 28, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs public affairs section was honored for excellence in video production at a ceremony held at the 1st Cav. Div. headquarters July 22.

  • End of the trail for top Ironhorse trooper: Command Sergeant Major Stanley D. Small retires after 30

    Jul 28, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Looking out of the window with a smile on his face Command Sergeant Major (ret) Stanley D. Small, previous command sergeant major for 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, reminisced about more than 30 years of service to the United States Army.

  • CHESS consolidated buy period opens for computer products

    Jul 28, 2008

    CHESS, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and SolutionsAca,!A? consolidated buy period opens July 28 and will run through Sept. 30, giving Army customers the chance to buy computer hardware and software at significant savings.

  • Joe Murchison, an African-American paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division, during the early int

    Jul 28, 2008

    Joe Murchison, an African-American paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division, during the early integration years

  • 60th Anniversary Integration

    Jul 28, 2008

    Army celebrates 60 years of an integrated force.

  • Colombia hosts 2008 Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference

    Jul 28, 2008

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Only weeks after a dramatic hostage recovery operation that freed three U.S. military contractors, former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, and 11 other Colombians, the Colombian Army played host to the 2008 Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference, July 21-25 , in Bogota.

  • Dunwoody Confirmed as First Female Four-Star

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Senate has confirmed Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody as the first female U.S. Military four-star general.

  • Blue Platoon Forms Band of Brothers

    Jul 28, 2008

    With the sun rising in the background, Soldiers gather around each other, get down on a knee and begin their prayer. A tradition for the Soldiers, the prayer is said by someone new before the group heads out on a convoy mission into Baqubah, Iraq. They ask for safety and security so they can properly conduct their mission, and bring the Army one step closer to its goal -- provide a safe and secure nation for the people of Iraq.

  • First Team CSM visits Aca,!A"AttackAca,!A? mechanics

    Jul 28, 2008

  • Brazilian delegation visits Beyond the Horizon 2008 - Suriname

    Jul 28, 2008

    AYOKO KAZERNE, Suriname - A delegation of Brazilian military officials received an operational overview of the Beyond the Horizons 2008 - Suriname exercise from U.S. Army South organizers July 19-21 at the Ayoko Kazerne Base Camp to familiarize themselves with humanitarian operations being conducted throughout the country.

  • ISF guards borders with Long Knives assistance

    Jul 28, 2008

    AMARAH, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Security Forces are working with Coalition forces to interdict criminals and smugglers at the border near Amarah. Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division continue to build their relationship with ISF and follow their lead in securing the border.

  • Sheikh meeting unites leaders

    Jul 28, 2008

    SAMAWA, Iraq Aca,!" More than 500 Islamic tribal leaders gathered in Samawa to discuss upcoming Iraqi elections and issues affecting their tribes July 16.

  • Logistics Support for the Operational Army

    Jul 28, 2008

    The Logistics Support Activity does just what its name implies. LOGSA helps a multitude of other organizations work more efficiently by collecting, storing and organizing data. Aca,!A"We are the ArmyAca,!a,,cs single authoritative database for logistics,Aca,!A? commander Col. James Rentz said. Aca,!A"We do enterprise level analytics across the Army in many different spectrums -- supply, maintenance, distribution, transportation and finance. We take data from all of the standard Army management information systems.Aca,!A?

  • IRONHORSE Brigade contributes to the community

    Jul 28, 2008

    Soldiers participate in a Habitat for Humanity event in Killeen, Texas on July 24th.

  • Dark Horse medics deliver patients via air

    Jul 28, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" As not to be outdone by their combat brethren of Troop B, who struck first with an air assault mission last month, Dark Horse medics of 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division called on their newest assets during their annual emergency medical technician recertification..

  • What goes up

    Jul 28, 2008

    An Airborne student trains on the 250-foot towers during Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Clock ticking until new way of doing business

    Jul 28, 2008

    Kathy Harris and the other workers who filled the 650-seat Bob Jones Auditorium on July 16 now know the magnitude of the Logistics Modernization Program. LMP is about moving the Army supply system into the 21st century. This town hall meeting updated the Aviation and Missile Command work force on the coming change in business processes.

  • Lean Six Sigma project improves in-processing

    Jul 28, 2008

    Deborah J. Joyce, director, Installation Safety Office, was the manager for the Lean Six Sigma project that improved Soldiers' in-processing through Fort McPhersonAca,!a,,cs One Stop.

  • Soldier Gives Part of Himself to Help Friend

    Jul 28, 2008

    A Soldier expects his comrades to cover him on the battlefield, but what about once he gets home' For one Soldier, when a life threatening illness hit his best friend, time and distance didnAca,!a,,ct matter. Maj. Benjamin Johnson donated a kidney to Maj. Keith Elliott.

  • Mechanical arm attaches to vehicles for IED clearance

    Jul 28, 2008

    In Iraq, the Army is fighting a new kind of unconventional warfare. One characteristic of that is the use of improvised explosive devices by enemy insurgents.

  • Guard helping Texans recover after hurricane

    Jul 28, 2008

    More than 800 members of the Texas National Guard and state Guard joined forces with emergency responders in a massive relief operation to help the communities near in the Rio Grande Valley recover after Hurricane Dolly.

  • Aca,!A"Still Serving;Aca,!A? Fort McPherson hosts 33rd Retiree Appreciation Day

    Jul 28, 2008

    The 33rd Retiree Appreciation Day was held June 21 at The Commons at Fort McPherson, Ga. More than 200 former servicemembers and their spouses attended the annual event hosted by the U.S. Army Garrison.

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