Archive: Jul 2008

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  • Career Impact

    Jul 16, 2008

    Ensuring stability is the driving force behind the massive construction effort in Afghanistan. Gail McCabe introduces us to an Army civilian who has built his career with quality construction.

  • Reserve Soldiers Compete

    Jul 16, 2008

    Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition.

  • Army announces new RCI partner at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jul 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army announced that Balfour Beatty Communities, LLC will replace American Eagle Communities Midwest as its partner with Leonard Wood Family Communities, LLC (LWFC). The partnership is part of the Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) Family Housing Privatization Project at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • Design of the National Museum of the U.S. army goes to New York company

    Jul 16, 2008

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers New England District identified Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP of New York, NY (SOM) as the highest qualified firm for possible design of the National Museum of the United States Army. The U.S. Army now will proceed to negotiate with SOM prior to moving forward to contract award.

  • Garmisch recounts 'Day of the Tigers'

    Jul 16, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" April 29, 1945, began as another sunny spring day in the bucolic villages of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a quiet German community near the Austrian border. Sixty-three years ago, as World War II drew to a close, the tolling of church bells and the whistle of a Zugspitzbahn cog train normally were the loudest sounds.

  • Lt. Col. Louis N. Finelli quote

    Jul 16, 2008

    Army Lt. Col. Louis N. Finelli, chief deputy medical examiner and director of the Armed Forces DNA Identification Lab, referring to the lab positively identifying the remains of the czar and his family

  • Summer Fun at K-16 Air Base

    Jul 16, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" K-16 Air Base held its annual Summer Festival July 11, treating nearly 800 community members to special entertainment and lots of fun and games for children.

  • Thrift Shop volunteers earn special recognition for clothing donations

    Jul 16, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Thinking of just throwing out those old clothes' Think again, because the Secondhand Rose Thrift Shop can use them, if anything to help out orphanages and other organizations in need. During the USAG-Yongsan Volunteer of the Quarter Ceremony July 9, the Thrift Shop earned special recognition for donating bags of used clothes to the Canaan Orphanage in Cheonan, located about 80 miles southwest of Seoul.

  • Car, motorcycle fans gear up for Yongsan auto show

    Jul 16, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan Garrison will host its annual Auto and Motor Show for car and motorcycle enthusiasts at the Yongsan Commissary parking lot July 26 starting at 10 a.m.

  • JLOTS 2008 exercise Pacific Strike

    Jul 15, 2008

    080712-a-1211m-003.jpg Aca,!" The U.S. Naval Ship Pililaau passes the historic Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu as it heads to port in the home of its namesake, Medal of Honor awardee Herbert K. Pililaau. The USNS Pililaau, a large, medium-speed Roll-on/Roll-off Ship, is here in support of JLOTS 2008 exercise Pacific Strike, a joint exercise of the U.S. militaryAca,!a,,cs ability to transfer war fighting and humanitarian equipment to shore from ships at sea. The Pililaau will transport 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division equipment and 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command equipment from Hawaii to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for reception, staging and onward movement to the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. US Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Moeller

  • Memorial March

    Jul 15, 2008

    North Dakota National Guard memorial march.

  • Lyons' Lessons

    Jul 15, 2008

    Military engineers are helping to rebuild Afghanistan from the ground up. Gail McCabe introduces us to one Soldier who sees Afghanistan as one of the best classrooms she's ever been.

  • Soldiers climb Mount McKinley

    Jul 15, 2008

    Two officers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, reached the 20,320-foot Mount McKinley summit May 17, despite some debilitating challenges during various stages of the expedition.

  • Enemy Attackers Burn U.S. City

    Jul 15, 2008

    If the ransom had been paid would they have burned the town anyway'

  • 1/405th AFSB Hosts Change of Command Ceremony

    Jul 15, 2008

    The 1st battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade hosted a change of command ceremony July 9 at Panzer Kaserne in Kaiserslautern during which Lt. Col. James Kennedy took command from Lt. Col. Ronnie Bell, Jr. The ceremony was the first change of command for the unit, which was activated two years ago.

  • Aviation Branch welcomes Barclay

    Jul 15, 2008

    Brig. Gen. James O. Barclay III assumed command of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker on July 11.

  • Chemical Leak at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Jul 15, 2008

    Army officials confirmed today that a mobile laboratory conducting a routine daily check of the ambient air under a containment shroud within one of the chemical agent storage igloos tested positive for the nerve agent GB (Sarin).

  • Umatilla Depot begins 8-inch VX artillery projectile disposal

    Jul 15, 2008

    UMATILLA CHEMICAL DEPOT, Hermiston, Ore. - Umatilla Chemical Depot storage workers today began delivering 8-inch diameter VX-filled artillery projectiles to the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, marking the official start of a new individual munitions campaign. The first 8-inch VX projectiles or Aca,!A"shellsAca,!A? will soon be processed at UMCDF.

  • TACOM LCMC Rock Island Sponsors Display at Air Show

    Jul 15, 2008

    Thousands of people from Iowa and Illinois looked to the sky June 21-22, but not in search of the next storm that would push the waters of the Mississippi and other local rivers further over their banks. They instead looked up at a perfect blue sky to watch the Quad City Air Show at the Davenport Municipal Airport.

  • Golden earns star

    Jul 15, 2008

    Col. Walter M. Golden Jr. was promoted to brigadier general in an Honor Eagle ceremony at Fort Rucker on July 2.

  • 'Immediate Response' underway in Republic of Georgia

    Jul 15, 2008

    About 300 Georgia National Guard Soldiers arrived in Tiblisi, Georgia, Monday for Immediate Response 2008, a three-week international exercise to help build relationships with coaliton partners from several Eastern European nations.

  • Dr. Michael Doyle quote

    Jul 15, 2008

    Dr. Michael Doyle, eCYBERMISSION program manager, informing students about programs the Army has to offer at a technology conference in Florida

  • Air assault training

    Jul 15, 2008

    Cavalry Scouts from Troop B, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, dismount a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during an air assault exercise at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Army beefing up Warrior Transition Unit staffs, policies

    Jul 15, 2008

    Improving Soldier and Family quality of life is a continuing effort for the Warrior Care and Transition Office. As part of that progress the Army announced changes to warrior care that will streamline the program, improve procedures already in place and require all Warrior Transition Units to be fully staffed by July 14.

  • Warrior Transition Units

    Jul 15, 2008

    Recruitment for WTU.

  • Training helps Soldiers, families cope with deployment

    Jul 15, 2008

    Aca,!A"Every Soldier needs to prosper and learn how to cope, dayAca,!"to-day while deployed,Aca,!A? Chap. (Maj.) Paul Ramsey, the division family life chaplain for Multi-National Division Aca,!" Center, said of the Deployment Enrichment training. Aca,!A"Each topic helps them stay connected to their spouse and family.Aca,!A?

  • Herat Butter

    Jul 15, 2008

    Good techniques are key in reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, especially 'buttering.'

  • Former NSRDEC Soldier remembers tragedy, thankful to be alive

    Jul 15, 2008

    LANDSTUHL, Germany Aca,!" Thousands of miles from their small patrol base in Iraq, 1st Sgt. Rick Haddad and Spc. Justin Donnelly reunited Thursday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

  • Army uses LSS to improve operations

    Jul 15, 2008

    NATICK, Mass. - Helicopters have long played a role in getting needed supplies to Soldiers in the field. One way this is accomplished is through sling loading. Sling loading is where a helicopter hovers while some type of cargo, whether it is food, ammunition or other needed equipment, is attached underneath. The load is fastened to a cargo hook via a sling set.

  • METC To Consolidate Enlisted Medical Training At Fort Sam

    Jul 15, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A ceremonial groundbreaking for the Medical Education and Training Campus July 10 marked another step toward what leaders are calling the largest consolidation of training in the history of the Department of Defense.

  • Landstuhl library earns federal honors

    Jul 15, 2008

    LANDSTUHL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, Germany Aca,!" If you continue past the USO office and barber shop at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, youAca,!a,,cll come to the end of the hallway where youAca,!a,,cll find the 2007 Federal Library/Information Center of the Year.

  • Capt. John Zdeb quote

    Jul 15, 2008

    Capt. John Zdeb, a company commander with the 7th Infantry Regiment in Iraq

  • Making the cut

    Jul 15, 2008

    An Iraqi police applicant performs pull-ups during the physical fitness test portion of the application process in Sheik Amir, July 8, 2008, as Iraqi and coalition forces observe.

  • Missing 10th Mountain Soldiers recovered, returned home after determined search

    Jul 15, 2008

    Coalition forces recovered the remains and equipment of Staff Sgt. Alex Jimenez, of Lawrence, Mass., and Spc. Byron Fouty, of Waterford, Mich., west of Jurf As Sukhr on July 8, 2008, led to the site by one of the men who buried them.

  • 173rd Airborne Brigade Captain earns Silver Star for actions during Afghanistan ambush

    Oct 17, 2011

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (July 15, 2008) -- A 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Soldier received a Silver Star for valor in a ceremony here July 12. Capt. William G. Cromie's medal was presented by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, commander of Combined Joint Task Force - 101. Cromie earned the Silver Star for his actions during an ambush Nov. 16, 2007, while serving as platoon leader for the 3rd platoon of Alpha Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion, during a route clearance operation along the Korengal Road in Konar province. The platoon was called on after receiving a tip that an improvised explosive device may have been placed there.

  • Yongsan Garrison: If walls could talk

    Jul 14, 2008

    At first glance, the nondescript buildings seem like so many others on this military installation in central Seoul. But, the weathered bricks tell a story: they were once property of the Imperial Japanese Army.

  • Yongsan, Seoul senior officials reaffirm commitment to share firefighting resources

    Jul 14, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan and Seoul City Fire Department senior officials reaffirmed their commitment July 14 to share firefighting resources under a mutual aid agreement.

  • PTA's Fire & Emergency 'rescues' top award

    Jul 14, 2008

    No one knows about fires and emergencies better than the firefighters and emergency medical technicians here. The U.S. Army recently selected Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) Fire and Emergency Services as the Army Fire Department of the Year 2007 (small department category).

  • Warrior Brigade's "Rear-D" Represents at Tropic Lightning Challenge 2008

    Jul 14, 2008

    Rear-Detachment Soldiers of the 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 2nd Striker Brigade Combat Team (Aca,!A"Warrior BrigadeAca,!A?) represented their comradeAca,!a,,cs currently deployed to Iraq by competing in this yearAca,!a,,cs Tropic Lightning Challenge here, June 30 - July 2.

  • Tropic Lightning Challenge 2008 -- 25th ID Celebrates 66 Years if Division History

    Jul 14, 2008

    Tropic Lightning Challenge 2008 marks 66 years of 25th Infantry Division history.

  • Dark Horse troops perform air assault

    Jul 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" With 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs upcoming deployment to Iraq early next year, the cavalry scouts of Troop B, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment entered their train-up, and they started it with something completely new to most of them.

  • Gen. Oates visits Long Knife Brigade

    Jul 14, 2008

  • Soldiers saving Soldiers, medics teach basic life saving skills

    Jul 14, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Aca,!A"Pay attention, this may save your life,Aca,!A? are the words spoken by Spc. Madison Lukas to a room full of Soldiers during medical preparedness training at the motor pool area of 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, July 11 on Fort Hood, Texas. The training is part of an ongoing program to prepare Soldiers to be first responders.

  • Soldiers refresh medical skills at simulation training center

    Jul 14, 2008

    COB ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Members of Company C., 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, recently completed training at the Medical Simulation Training Center in Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • Long Knives jump onto paratroopers' successes

    Jul 14, 2008

    MUTHANNA, Iraq Aca,!" Military leaders and members of the Muthanna Provincial Reconstruction Team met with local mayors and tribal sheikhs at the Joint Security Site near Combat Outpost Six.

  • TACOM LCMC resets mobile parts hospital slated for use in Iraq

    Jul 14, 2008

    The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command held a ceremony June 25 at Ultra Tech Machinery Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, to recognize completion of the first reset Mobile Parts Hospital module slated to be used in Iraq.

  • Wounded warrior gets ESPY nod

    Jul 14, 2008

    Capt. Scott Smiley brings new meaning to the section of the Warrior Ethos that reads Aca,!A"I will never quit.Aca,!A?

  • Army Reserve, D.C. Police sign partnership

    Jul 14, 2008

    The Army Reserve and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department formally signed a partnership Tuesday that will allow both organizations to recruit, train and employ men and women desiring to serve the nation and the district.

  • Iraqis take lead in Operation Awakening Eyes II

    Jul 14, 2008

    About 600 Iraqi Soldiers conducted a series of raids to disrupt insurgent activity within the Golden Hills region south of Baghdad Thursday.

  • Army showcases technologies at student conference

    Jul 14, 2008

    ORLANDO Aca,!" The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command recently participated in the 30th anniversary Technology Student Association Conference.

  • U.S. Army Europe engineers building relationships, security, infrastructure in Iraq

    Jul 14, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq (July 14, 2008) -- This arid outpost lies just to the northwest of Tikrit, Iraq, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein and the northern marker of the infamous Sunni Triangle, an area that stretches from the center of Iraq toward its eastern border with Iran and is densely populated with Sunni Muslims. It was here that the 18th Engineer Brigade, a U.S. Army Europe unit based in Heidelberg, Germany, under the command of Col. Matthew H. Russell, assumed authority for engineer operations in northern Iraq in May.

  • Mitchell assumes post as RRAD's 38th commander

    Jul 14, 2008

    During a formal ceremony held 9 July, Col. Daniel G. Mitchell assumed command of Red River Army Depot succeeding outgoing commander Col. Douglas J. Evans. Officiating the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Paul L. Wentz, commanding general for the 13th Sustatainment Command, Ft. Hood, Texas.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train their comrades from Republic of Georgia in force protection techniqu

    Jul 14, 2008

    TBILISI, Republic of Georgia (July 14, 2008) -- U.S. and Georgian forces came together here July 7 to conduct force protection training in preparation for the upcoming exercise Immediate Response 2008. Soldiers from U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 18th Military Police Brigade and 21st Theater Sustainment Command and Georgian Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Brigade continued to develop and strengthen their relationships as they learned how to conduct personnel and vehicle searches at an entrance control point.

  • Georgia on my mind

    Jul 14, 2008

    Immediate Response 2008, an annual, bilateral security cooperation exercise conducted between U.S. and NATO and coalition partners, is being conducted this month in the Republic of Georgia. It is a long-standing joint chiefs of staff-directed exercise focused on interoperability training and theater security cooperation, and is designed to promote understanding and cooperation between military forces of the United States and its allies. A seven-servicemember team from American Forces Network Europe (AFNE) is conducting live-radio programming and radio/TV news coverage for about 1,000 U.S. Soldiers, Marines and National Guard SoldiersAca,!"plus troops from the Georgian, Ukrainian, Azerbaijani and Armenian military servicesAca,!"deployed to the training area. AFNE deployed their Tactical Mobile Radio and Television System to the exercise, their third consecutive Immediate Response exercise, using the tactical broadcasting system.

  • Army Adjusts to New Battlefield, General Says

    Jul 14, 2008

    LTG Speakes talks with bloggers about Army Modernization: Aca,!A"We have an important new concept that is working, that we need to essentially give capability to, and thatAca,!a,,cs the modular force,Aca,!A? Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes, the serviceAca,!a,,cs deputy chief of staff for programs, said during a conference call with online journalists and bloggers.

  • Island Adventure provides break for deployment kids

    Jul 14, 2008

    LANGEOOG, Germany Aca,!" For an Army brat in 2008, a stable and cohesive family life can be a rare luxury, especially if you consider the effects of extended and often repeated deployments of one or even both parents.

  • Gen. David D. McKiernan quote

    Jul 14, 2008

    Gen. David D. McKiernan, commander, International Security Assistance Force

  • Corner security

    Jul 14, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Platoon, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, provide security during a patrol in Sa'ada, Iraq, July 7, 2008.

  • Changes shuffle units in Aviation Task Force in Iraq

    Jul 14, 2008

    Since the Soldiers in Task Force XII and Task Force 49 arrived in Iraq, their deployments have been a bit different from those of most aviation brigades. The intertwining relationship between these two headquarters is a byproduct of the drawdown of troops brought in during last yearAca,!a,,cs surge.

  • Sinise entertains troops, supports children

    Jul 14, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The Lt. Dan Band played U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt July 7 with a blend of rock, funk, soul and pop covering the last 40 years of music, and then some.

  • Commander's Corner: Sponsorship is a vital mission

    Jul 14, 2008

    First impressions count. For new Soldiers, Civilian Employees and their Family Members, the difference between a good move and a bad one may come down to information.

  • Red Cloud Firefighters certify during Live Fire Practical Training

    Jul 14, 2008

    Garrison firefighters recently completed Live Fire Practical Training to certify at the same level as firefighters in the continental United States: the National Fire Protection Association Standards.

  • California calls more Guard troops for fire duty

    Sep 29, 2011

    An additional 2,000 National Guard troops were ordered to state active duty by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Friday to boost the stateAca,!a,,cs ongoing firefighting efforts and prepare for the threat of additional fires over the next several months, according to a press release from his office.

  • New USAG-Red Cloud Command Sergeant Major addresses challenges, delights of serving in Korea

    Jul 13, 2008

    New USAG-Red Cloud Command Sergeant Major addresses challenges, delights of serving in Korea.

  • Congressmen visit Ft. Bliss

    Jul 13, 2008

  • Leaders in Iraq discuss stability, growth

    Jul 13, 2008

    One month Aca,!A"boots on the groundAca,!A? is not enough time to reshape an army or transform a country. It is, however, long enough to show Maj. Gen. Michael Oates, Multi-National Division -- Center commander, a country heading in the right direction, with safer communities and committed military leaders.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, July 7 Aca,!" 13, 2008

    Jul 13, 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.

  • Qatar repair facility in full swing

    Jul 13, 2008

  • USAG-Yongsan salutes top volunteers of quarter

    Jul 12, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Teven Broyles, 14, got the volunteer bug earlier this year after deciding he was through Aca,!A"sitting around and doing nothing.Aca,!A? A regular Middle School and Teen Center volunteer, he stuck with it because he saw how much fun it was. What was fun for him turned into official recognition from U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan officials, who selected him as the top youth volunteer of the quarter.

  • Installation Pauses to Enforce Safety

    Jul 11, 2008

    Set up in a carnival-type atmosphere, the safety day included hands-on demonstrations and interactive activities that emphasized summer safetY JULY 2.

  • Georgia communities gather at Fort Stewart to sign Community Covenant

    Jul 11, 2008

    Stewart-Hunter, surrounding communities sign the Army Community Covenant July 11 at the Main Post Chapel on Stewart.

  • Secretary: Army accelerating future technology, on path to 'balanced force'

    Jul 11, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren said Thursday that while the Army is stretched, the service is on a path toward balance on a number of fronts, including modernization.

  • Missing Soldiers To Be Returned Home

    Jul 11, 2008

    The Department of Defense today announced the deaths of two soldiers previously listed as "Missing-Captured" while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast

    Jul 11, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren's prepared remarks from July 10, 2008 at the Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast at the Crystal Gateway Marriot.

  • Watervliet forges ahead with new commander

    Jul 11, 2008

    WATERVLIET, July 11, 2008 - Col. Scott N. Fletcher took command from Col. Kevin R. Moore in a military ceremony today at the Watervliet Arsenal that symbolized the changing of authority.

  • Tankers take all in ground training event

    Jul 11, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!"Aca,!A"GreywolfAca,!A? crewmen of the M1A2 main battle tank have proven over and over in combat the awesome lethality of man and machine. But the realities of todayAca,!a,,cs battlefields have armor troops abandoning the battle cry of Aca,!A"Death before dismount.Aca,!A?

  • Something new this way comes

    Jul 11, 2008

    Out with the old, in with the new- Chinooks that is.

  • IRONHORSE leadership mounts up

    Jul 11, 2008

  • Logistician helps fix launcher process

    Jul 11, 2008

    In a seemingly incongruous recipe -- mix a Texas Longhorn with a Texas A&M Aggie -- the PEO Missiles and Space has produced a prize-winning and fund-saving hero in the person of Rachelle Lapperre.

  • DAC awarded Candidate for Accreditation status

    Jul 11, 2008

    MCALESTER, Okla. Aca,!" The Commission Executive Committee of the Council on Occupational Education has awarded Candidate for Accreditation status to the Defense Ammunition CenterAca,!a,,cs Training Directorate located here.

  • Several AMC organizations receive DoD VE award

    Jul 11, 2008

    Several U.S. Army Materiel Command organizations were recognized during the Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Pentagon awards ceremony June 19.

  • Installation child care offers Family setting

    Jul 11, 2008

    Army Family Covenant offers child care assistance at Stewart-Hunter.

  • Wounded Soldier throws 1st Pitch at Astros game

    Jul 11, 2008

    It was an exceptional day for Staff Sgt. Joseph James. A double amputee formerly with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, James threw the first pitch of the game July 3 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, where the Astros were to play the L.A. Dodgers.

  • Phantom Warrior troops straddle motorcycles for safety

    Jul 11, 2008

    III Corps Headquarters Command conducts a motorcycle safety ride in the Fort Hood area

  • Helmand Province

    Jul 11, 2008

    In the southern part of Afghanistan, the Army Corps of Engineers is working hard to build facilities for Afghan Security Forces. Gail McCabe has the story.

  • Sexual Assault Prevntion

    Jul 11, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren attends annual training for sexual harassment and assault prevention at the Pentagon.

  • Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik quote

    Jul 11, 2008

    Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik, former commander of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq and the NATO training mission in Iraq, in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, July 9, 2008

  • Combat Training

    Jul 11, 2008

    Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, advance on a target house during an exercise in Florida.

  • Ansbach helps families, returning Soldiers readjust

    Jul 11, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" With the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade approaching the end of a 15-month deployment to Iraq, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach is increasing efforts to prepare families and Soldiers for a smooth reunion

  • Afghanistan base renamed in honor of commander who died in combat

    Jul 11, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (July 11, 2008) -- Forward Operating Base Naray here was renamed FOB Bostick to honor and remember a commander who died leading his Soldiers in combat. Soldiers, Marines, Airmen and Afghan National Army Soldiers gathered near FOB NarayAca,!a,,cs helicopter landing zone June 28 to officially rename the base in memory of Maj. Thomas Bostick, former commander of Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne), from Llano, Texas.

  • U.S. Army Air Force member honored 64 years after his death

    Jul 11, 2008

    MONS, Belgium Aca,!" Mons recently honored World War II pilot, 2nd Lt. John Steinwedel, 64 years after his death, as a plaque was unveiled to honor the American who was murdered after parachuting onto a roof in the city from his P-47 D Thunderbolt.

  • Oates visits Jurf as Sahkr

    Jul 11, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Michael Oates visited the area to assess the operating environment in and around Jurf as Sahkr and attend a leadership engagement that included Col. SaAca,!a,,ceed, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 33rd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, and Col. Thomas James, 4th BCT commander.

  • Brussels volunteer honored for giving gift of life

    Jul 11, 2008

    BRUSSELS, Belgium Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Peter Bouck, a volunteer in the Department of Defense's C. W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Program, recently traveled stateside to donate stem cells to a patient.

  • Garrison officials honor Korean War dead

    Jul 11, 2008

    BUPYEONG-GU, Republic of Korea - U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan leaders participated in a wreath-laying ceremony July 11 to honor Korean War dead and to help dedicate a new Korean War Monument.

  • Korean American Friendship Council welcomes new members

    Jul 11, 2008

    <b>BUPYEONG-GU, Republic of Korea</b> Aca,!" Garrison officials met with Bupyeong Ward municipal and civic leaders in a Korean American Friendship Council July 11. The meeting is an opportunity to discuss mutual concerns and help build camaraderie.

  • Remembering Task Force Smith

    Jul 10, 2008

    Memorial ceremony for the members of Task Force Smith.

  • 8th U.S. Army officials tour Hannam Village housing area

    Jul 10, 2008

    HANNAM VILLAGE, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Eighth U.S. Army leaders toured a leased housing area July 10 near Yongsan Garrison in Seoul. Installation Management Command-Korea and U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan officials gave a Hannam Village tour to 8th U.S. Army Commander Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr. and Command Sergeant Major Robert Winzenried.

  • Yongsan firefighters gain chemical protective equipment

    Jul 10, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan firefighters recently gained specialized protective firefighting equipment to increase its capability to deal with chemical incidents. The Yongsan Fire Department added 10 "Level A" suits that lock out chemical vapors and 40 "Level B" suits for support operations.

  • Army Community Covenant signed for Fort Bliss Community

    Jul 10, 2008

    The Fort Bliss community and visitors withstood the deluge of rain that flooded the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony at Cohen Stadium in El Paso on July 9.

  • Fort Bliss Community Signs Army Covenant

    Jul 10, 2008

    The Fort Bliss community and visitors withstood the deluge of rain that flooded the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony at Cohen Stadium in El Paso on July 9.

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