Archive: Aug 2008

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  • Planning Ahead Helps Pet Boarding Process

    Aug 29, 2008

    Planning ahead helps Pet Boarding go smoother - Fort Stewart opens pet boarding facility.

  • World War II Hero Captured, Escapes

    Aug 29, 2008

    World War II veteran, Judge Anthony Alaimo tell his story of capture, patience, and escape from Germans.

  • Help Prevent Soldier Suicides

    Aug 29, 2008

    3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield encourages Soldiers, Families to watch out for suicide signs.

  • First Wounded Warriors To Return To Units Identified

    Aug 29, 2008

    The first nine Soldiers likely to leave Fort Stewart and Hunter Army AirfieldAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit have been identified, according to WTU Command Sgt. Maj. Randy Cowan. The reassignments are the result of changes initiated by the Department of the Army to re-structure WTU entry and exit criteria.

  • Hunter Pilots Train For The Attack

    Aug 29, 2008

    1st Battalion, 10th Avn's Apache helicopter conducts a live fire at Fort StewartAca,!a,,cs Multi-Purpose Range Complex, Aug.19, including Hellfire missile firing and terrain negotiation.

  • 293rd MP receives Bronze Star With Valor

    Aug 29, 2008

    The military policeman assigned to the 293rd Military Police Company, 385th MP Battalion received the Bronze Star with Valor for his meritorious efforts while deployed, at a ceremony held in his honor here, Aug. 26.

  • Tactical medic course prepares 'Raiders'

    Aug 29, 2008

    Night falls all too quickly at Evans Army Air Field as medics from 1st Brigade Combat Team carry "wounded" Soldiers and civilians across the wet grass. Rain doesn't stop the medics as they reach a secure location and start inspecting their patients.

  • Child Development Center makes reading fun for keiki

    Aug 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Before TV, computers and video games, families around the world read as a primary leisure activity. People would spend hours reading books and travel to far away lands solely in their minds.

  • PAMSXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, United States Army, Pacific, passes the Pacific Armies Management Seminar colors to Japanese Maj. Gen. Misakazu Kakegawa as co-host for next yearAca,!a,,cs PAMS during the closing ceremony in Jakarta Aug. 29.

  • PAMSXXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Japanese Maj. Gen. Misakazu Kakegawa accepts the Pacific Armies Management Seminar colors as co-host for next yearAca,!a,,cs seminar during the closing ceremony in Jakarta Aug. 29.

  • PAMSXXXII

    Aug 29, 2008

    Members of the Indonesian 7th Cavalry Battalion demonstrate martial art skills by jumping through a ring of fire for participants in this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Armies Management Seminar in Jakarta Aug. 28. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 29, 2008

    Delegates listen to a briefing by Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial DatoAca,!a,,c Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim on Aca,!A"Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operationsAca,!A? during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd, United States Army Pacific

  • PAMSXXXII_final_closing

    Aug 29, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior leaders and security officers from 30 countries converged here Aug. 25-29 with the goal of sharing experiences, fostering partnerships and furthering multi-lateral cooperation in the Pacific region during this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Army Management Seminar. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia PacificAca,!a,,cs regional ground forces in U.S. Army, PacificAca,!a,,cs area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas.

  • PAMSXXXII_final_closing

    Aug 29, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior leaders and security officers from 30 countries converged here Aug. 25-29 with the goal of sharing experiences, fostering partnerships and furthering multi-lateral cooperation in the Pacific region during this yearAca,!a,,cs Pacific Army Management Seminar. PAMS is the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia PacificAca,!a,,cs regional ground forces in U.S. Army, PacificAca,!a,,cs area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas.

  • Soldier rescues swimmers, earns Soldier's Medal

    Aug 29, 2008

    Four years after risking his own life to save two swimmers who had been pulled out to sea in cold and rough waters off Virginia Beach, Va., Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd A. Heinrichs Jr., a 1st Cavalry Division Soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, received the highest military award for heroism not related to combat.

  • Foundation announces Army scholarship awards

    Aug 29, 2008

    The Army Scholarship Foundation announced Aug. 15 the award of seven scholarships to children of Soldiers, veterans and spouses of active duty enlisted Soldiers. The foundation was created in 2001.

  • National convention brings Guard to Denver

    Aug 29, 2008

    National Guard troops from across the country descended on Denver last week to help support one of the largest events the city had ever seen.

  • Schweinfurt BOSS event series takes top Army honors

    Aug 29, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Schweinfurt is once again pulling in Army-wide recognition as a community on the forefront of family and Soldier programming. On the heels of a Department of the Army recognition for having the best recreation center, the United States Army Garrison Schweinfurt Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program earned honors for best event in its category.

  • Louisiana Guard gears up for Gustav

    Aug 29, 2008

    The Louisiana National Guard has already activated about 3,000 troops who are monitoring and preparing for Tropical Storm Gustav, which is expected to develop into a Category 3 hurricane as it heads toward the Gulf coast.

  • Dr. Steven Wolf, chief and task area manager of clinical trials at the Army Institute of Surgical Re

    Aug 29, 2008

    Dr. Steven Wolf, chief and task area manager of clinical trials at the Army Institute of Surgical Research

  • 'Operation Sapper Torch'

    Aug 29, 2008

    Sgt. Joshua Robbins, a native of Dickson, Tenn., serving with the 66th Engineer Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, torches an area with a flame thrower in an effort to deny terrorists concealment, and give coalition forces at Joint Security Station Mushada East a clear line of sight along a road.

  • Baumholder's future: 'greener,' more user-friendly environment

    Aug 29, 2008

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany Aca,!" When discussing the look of U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder 25 years down the road, community members picture the installation as a modern, self-sufficient community designed with functionality in mind Aca,!" a legacy of the current U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder.

  • Gen Casey Visits the National Training Center

    Aug 28, 2008

    US Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visits the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, August 14, 2008. Gen Casey was at the NTC to observe how the center prepares Soldiers for deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • National Guard, NorthCom prepare for Gustav response

    Aug 28, 2008

    Thousands of National Guard troops are mobilizing as Tropical Storm Gustav moves toward the Gulf Coast, where it is expected to make landfall within days as a Category 3 hurricane.

  • Oil analysis: The aviator's asset maximizer

    Aug 28, 2008

    Think that aviation maintenance only involves wrenches, bolts and screws' Think again. An integral part of aviation maintenance is a lot more high-tech than that: oil analysis Aca,!" the actual scientific evaluation of an aviation engineAca,!a,,cs oil. And itAca,!a,,cs easier to perform than you think. The Army Oil Analysis ProgramAca,!a,,cs Mannheim Laboratory Center at Coleman Barracks in Germany will do the dirty work. Literally.

  • 405th AFSB to Relocate to Daenner Kaserne

    Aug 28, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GERMANY Aca,!" As announced by U.S. Army Europe today, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade headquarters will move from Hammonds Barracks in Seckenheim, Germany, to Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, no later than the end of fiscal year 2009.

  • U.S. Army stands up joint program office at Selfridge

    Aug 28, 2008

    HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. Aca,!" The U.S. Army, today, officially announced the relocation of ArmyAca,!a,,cs Project Manager for Joint Combat Support Systems, which falls under the leadership of the Program Executive Office for Combat Support & Combat Service Support, to Selfridge Air National Guard Base. The transition will bring approximately 200 jobs into the joint military community.

  • Big Red One Rocks at Harley-Davidson's 105th Anniversary

    Aug 28, 2008

    MILWAUKEE -- The 1st Infantry Division Rock Band from Fort Riley, Kan., was the opening act for the Harley-Davidson 105th anniversary celebration Aug. 28. During World War I, almost half of all Harley-Davidson motorcycles produced were sold for use by the U.S. military. At war's end, it is estimated that the Army used some 20,000 motorcycles in their efforts, most of which were Harley-Davidson. When World War II ended, Harley-Davidson had produced almost 90,000 WLA models for military use.

  • Watervliet Arsenal: The land of opportunity

    Aug 28, 2008

    WATERVLIET Aca,!" Aca,!A"Seeking like-minded tenant and business partner to develop nearly 57 acres of secured property.Aca,!A?

  • Arsenal's future workforce tied by one purpose

    Aug 28, 2008

    WATERVLIET ARSENALAca,!" Although they traveled different roads and for different reasons, they now come together with a common purpose Aca,!" to support our nationAca,!a,,cs servicemen and women.

  • Icon of Photography spends 50 years documenting Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2008

    He calls himself "Rice-Paddy Daddy," but to many, he is the joyful South Korean who has photographed U.S. Soldiers for the past 50 years.

  • Smoke grenade sparks range fire

    Aug 28, 2008

    For the 55th Signal Company, Combat Camera, it all started with a smoke grenade, dry conditions and a layer of leaves in the woods.

  • Just another Air Cav day

    Aug 28, 2008

    A typical day in the life of those Soldiers assigned to the Air Cavalry Brigade

  • National Association of Postmasters president signs statement of support for the National Guard and

    Aug 28, 2008

  • Soldier Recognized at Chicago Bears Game

    Aug 28, 2008

  • 3/405th AFSB receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

    Aug 28, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GERMANY Aca,!" The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade recently received certification from the International Organization for Standardization 9001:2000 for the battalionAca,!a,,cs quality management system.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Leadership Meets in Chattanooga to Discuss Command Objectives

    Aug 28, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT's leadership team met in Chatanooga, Tenn. on Aug. 25-28 for an offsite to discuss command objectives and critical tasks for the fiscal year. They also looked at objectives and tasks for 2010-2015, as well as addressing the command's mission, vision, and guiding principles.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Delegates listen to a briefing by Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd, United States Army Pacific

  • Black Hawk pilot speaks out on Iraq commitment

    Aug 28, 2008

    The nationAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Black Hawk DownAca,!A? pilot, who is the only survivor of a helicopter crash in Somalia nearly 15 years ago during the Battle of Mogadishu, told a group of contract managers that the U.S. has accomplished too much in Iraq to pull out before achieving mission success.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim, gives a briefing on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    Malaysian Maj. Gen. Martial Dato' Zulkipk bin HJ. Kassim, gives a briefing on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • Casualty Center Does Duty with Lots of Heart

    Aug 28, 2008

    For more than 20 years, Jean Manley has been helping military families deal with an aspect of life that is difficult, emotional and heart-breaking. With her gentle manner and efficient thoughtfulness, Manley provides a helping hand as military families come to grips with the loss of their beloved Soldier, whether they are an elderly veteran or retiree who has died of natural causes, a veteran or retiree who has died in an accident, or an active duty Soldier who has succumbed to an untimely death. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs a very hard time for the families and we have to be there to assist them,Aca,!A? Manley said. Aca,!A"The circumstances you work under in this job can be very difficult at times.Aca,!A?

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

    Aug 28, 2008

    PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar

  • Army Stands Against Suicides

    Aug 28, 2008

    The Army has incentive to participate in national Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13. Aca,!A"The suicide rate is up in the Army,Aca,!A? Ruby Turner, alcohol and drug control officer in the GarrisonAca,!a,,cs Human Resources Directorate, said. Aca,!A"And I think this is why they want to focus on this, so we can prevent it and recognize it. And itAca,!a,,cs aimed at reducing suicide in the Army. Aca,!A"WeAca,!a,,cre having an increase in suicides (Armywide). A lot of people coming back from Iraq are having, I would say, adjustment problems,Aca,!A? she said. The ArmyAca,!a,,cs theme for this observance is Aca,!A"Shoulder-to-Shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone.Aca,!A?

  • Conference focuses on Iraqi Security Forces' future

    Aug 28, 2008

    Leaders from Task Force Mountain, Multinational Corps - Iraq and units working with Iraqi Security Forces met with Iraqi Army commanders for a one-day conference Aug. 20.

  • Post community celebrates women's impact on world

    Aug 28, 2008

    It all started in 1848 when a few women sat down together for tea.

  • 1st ID unit prepares for deployment

    Aug 28, 2008

    As the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team prepares for its upcoming deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the brigade is taking steps to get rid of its gear - but only for a short time.

  • Task Force Mountain

    Aug 28, 2008

    Taskforcemountain.com is the official site for news and information regarding the Soldiers of Task Force Mountain, Multi National Division - Center, Iraq.

  • BTH task force, Suriname Armed Forces discuss personnel recovery

    Aug 28, 2008

    PARAMARIBO, Suriname Aca,!" Col. Ernst L. Mercuur, commander of the Suriname Armed Forces, and his staff received an overview of Personnel Recovery procedures from Col. Robert A. Casias, Beyond the Horizon Task Force Commander, U.S. Army South, Aug. 4, 2008 at the Suriname Armed Forces Headquarters as part of Beyond the Horizon 2008 Aca,!" Suriname to familiarize themselves with operational procedures and support requirements.

  • TRADOC Tags Top Retention Troops

    Aug 28, 2008

    Three TRADOC NCOs win top 2008 titles for Career Counseling and Retention of Army Soldiers.

  • Hotel dedicated at Fort Irwin in honor of fallen soldier

    Aug 28, 2008

    A hotel named in honor of a fallen soldier was dedicated at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 22, 2008, in the town of Medina Wasl in the National Training CenterAca,!a,,cs training area, Aca,!A"The Box.Aca,!A? The Lyndon Marcus Jr. International Hotel is named for Pfc. Lyndon A. Marcus Jr., 21, of Long Beach, Calif., who died May 3, 2004, in Balad, Iraq, when his military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal. He was assigned to 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. His brigade commander at the time was then-Col. Dana J.H. Pittard, now Brig. Gen. Pittard, commanding general of NTC and Fort Irwin.

  • GEMS sparks students' interest in sciences

    Aug 28, 2008

    For dozens of students from Maryland to New Mexico, the Labor Day weekend means the end of their participation in a program called GEMS, for "Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science."

  • Salute To Fort Sam's Workers

    Aug 28, 2008

    Americans set aside a day each year to pay tribute to the nationAca,!a,,cs workers, and the contributions they have made to the strength and well-being of the nation.

  • Golden Knight Guest

    Aug 28, 2008

    Bill Murray jumps with the Golden Knights.

  • Army researchers try to regrow fingers from 'pixie dust'

    Aug 28, 2008

    A powder that regrows limbs sounds like the stuff of fairy tales, but medical experts here are hoping they can use it to make magic happen for wounded warriors.

  • Officials Urge Community To Prepare Before Disaster Hits

    Aug 28, 2008

    With September being National Preparedness Month, installation officials are encouraging Fort Sam Houston residents and employees to get a kit, to make a plan and to practice it.

  • Eagle Scout Project Benefits Military, Families

    Aug 28, 2008

    Life Scout Michael Weaver, 17 years old, of Boy Scout Troop 262, Flower Mound, Texas, informed his scoutmaster that for his Eagle Scout Project, his goal was to collect $4,000 worth of goods to donate to the Fisher Houses at Fort Sam Houston. His scoutmaster was skeptical, as this had never been done before.

  • Coach Helps Warriors In Transition Return To Civilian Life

    Aug 28, 2008

    Society offers coaches for virtually every aspect of life, from Little League and soccer to voice and athletics and even down to labor and delivery.

  • Casualty, Mortuary Affairs Conference Highlights Importance Of Mission

    Aug 28, 2008

    To enhance current operations and coordination of military funeral honors, the Fort Sam Houston Casualty Assistance Center hosted a Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Conference Aug. 11 and 12 at the LaQuinta Inn and Conference Center in downtown San Antonio. More than 80 personnel, military and civilian, attended the conference.

  • Army Leaders Address Training Needs Of 21st Century Recruits

    Aug 28, 2008

    The Army is meeting all of its recruiting goals and getting people who are motivated to become Soldiers. That was one point the commanding general of the Training and Doctrine Command made at the Initial Entry Training Forum Aug. 18 to 21 in San Antonio.

  • Special Delivery

    Aug 28, 2008

    Troops in the harsh Afghanistan terrain look to the sky for supplies.

  • Cancer has not stopped Heidelberg marathoner

    Aug 28, 2008

    Heidelberg, Germany -- Watching Gloria Steed run down Heidelberg's Hauptstrasse as she trains for the November Athens Classic Marathon, you would never guess that she's taking part in a more serious race every day.

  • AMC, JMC Commanders visit Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Aug 28, 2008

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity hosted Army Materiel Command Commander Gen. Benjamin Griffin and Joint Munitions Command Commander Col.(promotable) Larry Wyche Aug. 20, presenting a strong overview of the activityAca,!a,,cs operations and efforts toward continuous improvement.

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

    Aug 28, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff George W. Casey Jr.

  • Sergeant's Time Training

    Aug 28, 2008

    Soldiers of 664th Ordnance, run arm in arm for support against the strong winds coming from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after preparing a concrete slab to be carried away by sling load during a SergeantAca,!a,,cs Time Training session, Aug. 22.

  • Engineers bridge gaps on major Afghan highway

    Aug 28, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Aug. 27, 2008 Aca,!" Members of the Australian Reconstruction Task Force and Task Force CastleAca,!a,,cs 420th Engineer Brigade completed the emplacement of two Mabey Johnson bridges near Andar and Moqur in eastern Afghanistan.

  • Pool re-opening symbolizes return to normalcy

    Aug 28, 2008

    BEIDA, Iraq, Aug. 27, 2008 Aca,!" In what was once a recruiting hotbed for terrorist and illegal militia elements in northern Baghdad, community leaders gathered to celebrate the grand reopening of a pool complex that now serves as a spot of relief for residents.

  • Garrison holds appreciation day for Korean policemen

    Aug 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Garrison officials held Korean National Police Appreciation Day Aug. 25, treating 86 KNP officers to a tour of the installation and other activities to thank them for their Good Neighbor partnership.

  • PAMS XXXII - Pacific Armies managment Seminar photos

    Aug 27, 2008

    JAKARTA- Senior Army and security officials from 30 nations gathered for the Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) XXXII. PAMS is the U.S. Army's largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia Pacific's regional ground forces in U.S. Army, Pacific's area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas. This year's main theme is "Critical Land/Security Forces' Challenges."

  • Soldiers win National Trophy Rifle Team matches

    Aug 27, 2008

    In three team matches of the 2008 National Trophy Rifle Matches, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Sgt. 1st Class Grant Singley found himself playing an important role in his teamAca,!a,,cs capture of the Hearst Doubles, National Trophy Team and National Trophy Infantry Team matches.

  • POW legacy lives in stone

    Aug 27, 2008

    The legacy of a World War II prisoner of war lives on through a rock that marks the entrance of Camp Atterbury. Libero Puccini, one of the crafters of that monument, recently passed away

  • Picatinny supports war on terrorism

    Aug 27, 2008

    Picatinny Arsenal engineers developed a radiometric trailer capable of measuring infrared signatures of aircraft countermeasure flares at long range.

  • Army launching 'I. A.M. Strong' prevention campaign

    Aug 27, 2008

    The I. A.M. Strong campaign will empower Soldiers to Aca,!A"Intervene, Act, and MotivateAca,!A? to prevent sexual assault, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston said.

  • CSA: More dwell time will allow conventional ops training

    Aug 27, 2008

    Dwell time for Soldiers between deployments is expected to increase to 17 months next year, and almost to 24 months by 2011, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. He said this will allow the National Training Center to once again focus on Aca,!A"conventional operationsAca,!A? and not just counter-insurgency training.

  • Preparedness campaign rolling out just in time

    Aug 27, 2008

    Fort Rucker commanders are doing everything possible to help prepare community members for potential disastersAca,!"natural and man-made.

  • New Uniform

    Aug 27, 2008

    The Army Service Uniform prevents Soldiers from spending too much on the new Blue.

  • Helping Army Families

    Aug 27, 2008

    One family knows just how the Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers and military families.

  • Freedom Rest

    Aug 27, 2008

    Soldiers get some much deserved R&R at this resort in Baghdad.

  • History of Military gaming

    Aug 27, 2008

    Gaming has long been an important tool used by militaries to assist in training, analysis and mission readiness.

  • Improving "America's Army"

    Aug 27, 2008

    In 2000 the Army and the gaming industry forged what is so far an eight-year partnership, combining Soldiers' knowledge of all things Army with industry professionals' understanding of how technology can be leveraged to relate the Army experience.

  • A Letter to Veterans

    Aug 27, 2008

    To Those Who Have Served: A Letter to the Veterans

  • Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army, Pacific and co-host for Pacific Armies Management

    Aug 27, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army, Pacific and co-host for Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Ansbach entertainment director receives prestigious honors

    Aug 27, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" The American Association of Community Theatre recognized the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach entertainment director with a special recognition award, honoring her contributions to community theater.

  • Aviation Battalion lives up to its name; proves 'ready' for any mission

    Aug 27, 2008

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq (Aug, 25, 2008) Aca,!" If ever there was an organization that has had to live up to a nickname, itAca,!a,,cs the 5th General Support Aviation Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment led Aca,!A"Task Force ReadyAca,!A?. The missions they perform fall under the general support umbrella, but include air assaults, VIP support, medical evacuations, cargo, air traffic services and an assortment of air and ground maintenance. TF Ready Commander, Lt. Col. Jack Bone says itAca,!a,,cs more than just a nickname; they really are Aca,!A"readyAca,!A? for anything.

  • Deployed Soldier donates money, R&R time to the needy

    Aug 27, 2008

    Whether it is sacrificing time with their family, personal comforts - or even their life - the duty of a Soldier eventually requires sacrifice in some way or another. Certain Soldiers, though, go beyond that to give more.

  • Larger cafeteria improves school lunch breaks

    Aug 27, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Space, or lack of, is always an issue on Yongsan Garrison, but not any more at the school cafeteria. A summer-long project to expand the size of the cafeteria means middle school students won't have to compete for a seat and they can have lunch at a more normal time. The project added 150 seats to the previous 350 capacity.

  • Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers

    Aug 27, 2008

    Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers - Double Jeopardy isn't just the second round of a television game show. It also deals with how people are protected from repeated prosecution and punishment for the same crime.

  • 2nd CAB pledges neighborly flights

    Aug 27, 2008

    The commander of the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a town hall meeting to discuss issues concerning the community of Pyongtaek July 11.

  • 2ID receives latest winter equipment

    Aug 27, 2008

    Thanks to Program Executive Office Soldier, the nearly 10,000 Soldiers of 2ID received the Extreme Cold Weather Clothing System, and the Modular Lightweight Load-Carrying Equipment.

  • DSTB troops train on survival skills

    Aug 27, 2008

    Soldiers in the Division Special Troops Battalion conducted reflexive fire, convoy live-fire battle drills and casualty evacuation training June 24-25.

  • Villagers enjoy fun-packed evening with 2ID

    Aug 27, 2008

    The 2nd Infantry Division held a Good Neighbor program event at Youngjung-myeon in cooperation with USO Casey and the Youngjung-myeon district office July 31.

  • Crusaders utilize CCTT

    Aug 27, 2008

    Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, utilized live and virtual environments in a training exercise designed to prepare them for combat operations July 1 at Camp Casey.

  • New CAC means more fun for Camp Eagle Community

    Aug 27, 2008

    Camp Eagle Soldiers and Family members celebrated the grand opening of their new Community Activities Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 18.

  • HHC 2CAB prepares for tomorrow's fight today

    Aug 27, 2008

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade participated in Ulchi Freedom Guardian recently and used the exercise as an opportunity to test their newest equipment.

  • 6 foot 3 versus 3 foot 6

    Aug 26, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Kareem Nitoto, a point guard with the University of Hawaii Men's Basketball Team, coaches Preston Jenkins in the "triple threat" position at the Martinez Gym, Aug. 18. The team spent four days teaching military children basketball fundamentals and learning about the Army.

  • Suicide Prevention: Speak up so others don't act out

    Aug 26, 2008

    Speaking up and intervening early can save the life of a friend, colleague or loved one contemplating suicide, said Maj. David Reynolds, chief of Clinical Health Psychology at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

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