Archive: Aug 2008

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  • Operation Soccer Ball looks to build friendship through futbol

    Aug 9, 2008

    In the dusty streets and empty lots of Sadr City, Baghdad, Diwaniya and Mosul, improved security conditions have allowed servicemembers to work at rebuilding a nation. TheyAca,!a,,cre dribbling, passing and kicking their way to a better Iraq through a universal language Aca,!" soccer.

  • War journals help historians accurately document history

    Aug 9, 2008

    Everyone has a story to tell. This is especially true for deployed servicemembers. Pictures, letters, blogs and journals give fellow troops, those at home and future generations a real picture of what it was like serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • 'Charge!'

    Aug 8, 2008

    Troopers of the Horse Detachment, Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, reenact a cavalry charge at the RSS Change of Command Ceremony, August 6 at Fort Irwin, Calif. Lt. Col. Brent E. Barnes relinquished command to Lt. Col. Andrew C. Cooper.

  • International network visits depot, gains knowledge of operations

    Aug 8, 2008

    Al Jazeera English news satellite network visited Anniston Army Depot July 24 to learn more about the critical role the installation has in repairing and overhauling Army equipment for our men and women in uniform.

  • PM Small Caliber Ammo changes management

    Aug 8, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Management of the the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command's Office of the Product Manager for Small Caliber Ammunition changed hands during a ceremony here June 26.

  • Explore the world of Leisure Travel

    Aug 8, 2008

    A recent Aca,!Eoepark and rideAca,!a,,c trip took Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Families to GeorgiaAca,!a,,cs capital city, Atlanta. Community members are encouraged to Explore the world of Leisure Travel.

  • Lean initiative simplifies process on M1 line

    Aug 8, 2008

    Anniston Army Depot, Ala. -- In an effort to reduce waste and improve quality while ensuring a superior product for the customer, former safety specialist Dave Kane and heavy mobile mechanic supervisor Joe Cox put their heads together, and the results reaped huge benefits.

  • Culture adds flavor to Picatinny Arsenal

    Aug 8, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal community members observed Multicultural and Employee Day by hosting a special celebration for Picatinny employees and their family members.

  • Globetrotters Visit Hunter Army Airfield

    Aug 8, 2008

    Globetrotters vist Hunter Army Airfield July 2.

  • Stewart-Hunter Ten-Miler reps announced

    Aug 8, 2008

    Stewart-Hunter 10 -Miler qualifier (Mens)

  • 240th FST trains for Trauma

    Aug 8, 2008

    The 240th Forward Surgical Team, based at Fort Stewart, traveled to Miami with the knowledge base of Iraq trauma patient care to participate in a training event, June 8-22. They initiated and sustained wartime skills of critical, resuscitative surgical care for trauma patients at the Ryder Trauma Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

  • Mother, daughter enlist together

    Aug 8, 2008

    Mothers and daughters share a special bond, but few have shared what Lavonne Baer and her daughter Alyssa did recently when they both enlisted in the Army.

  • Outlaws prove unstoppable

    Aug 8, 2008

    Outlaws conduct hitting clinic enroute to a 31-13 massacre of the 514th Engineer DetachmentAca,!a,,cs Hell Fighters at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Softball Championships.

  • MNC-I commander reenlists Long Knives

    Aug 8, 2008

  • Cooks work long hours to feed troops

    Aug 8, 2008

    FOB GARRY OWEN, Iraq Aca,!" A small band of cooks start working before the crack of dawn and work until long after the sun sets. Their mission is to make sure all 1,000 Soldiers attached to the 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavarly Division, Long Knife Brigade receive three meals a day.

  • Communities team up for National Night Out

    Aug 8, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield joined Hinesville and Liberty County in community partnership to help prevent crime and increase awareness at the 25th annual National Night Out held at Bradwell Park, Aug. 2.

  • Sustainment Brigade's Arrival Starts Flood of Emotion

    Aug 8, 2008

    Approximately 70 Soldiers of the 3rd SB Advance Party returned home from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Aug. 1.

  • SMDC to participate in Huntsville's Space and Missile Defense Conference

    Aug 8, 2008

    More than 6,000 people are expected to take part in the 11th Annual Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for Aug. 12-14 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Marne Soldier, Rossie the Riveter Remembered at

    Aug 8, 2008

  • Black Diamonds awarded Purple Hearts

    Aug 8, 2008

    Sgt. Benjamin Davis and Spc. William Joblin, 92nd Eng., were awarded the Purple Heart as a result of separate Improvised Explosive Devices that injured them during OIF V.

  • Tomahawk fury/Training event prepares pilots for war zone

    Aug 8, 2008

    Student pilots flew to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to shoot Hellfire misiles for the first time during the culminating event for the AH-64D Apache Longbow and OH-58D Kiowa Warrior classes.

  • 2nd Brigade Completes redeployment

    Aug 8, 2008

    3rd Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team came home to a humid welcome July 24, wrapping up the more than 14-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for the brigade.

  • Army displays 100 technologies at end of 4-month test

    Aug 8, 2008

    Cutting-edge technologies for both land and air missions were viewed at Fort Dix Tuesday at the C4ISR On-the-Move Event 08, culminating four months of high-tech testing.

  • Senator visits wounded warriors on post

    Aug 8, 2008

    Concern about support for AmericaAca,!a,,cs fighting men and women brought one of New YorkAca,!a,,cs U.S. senators to speak with wounded warriors here.

  • Wounded Warrior to Aim for Gold in Beijing Paralympics

    Aug 8, 2008

    OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 7, 2008 Aca,!" With the worldAca,!a,,cs attention focused on the Olympic Games that open tomorrow in Beijing, a former 3rd Infantry Division soldier severely wounded in Iraq is gearing up to compete in the Paralympic Games that open there Sept. 6.

  • Family works to bring something positive from pain

    Aug 8, 2008

    Aug. 23, 2003, began as an ordinary day for the Cavalet Family, but it turned to tragedy.

  • Injured Soldier's perseverance inspires others

    Aug 8, 2008

    After he lost his leg in an explosion, Sgt. 1st Class Roy Mitchell had a choice: give up or thrive in life. He chose the latter.

  • Soldiers Return

    Aug 8, 2008

    The 316th Army Reserve is welcomed home at a ceremony in the Hall of Heroes.

  • Everglades Research

    Aug 8, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is going back to basics with a research project that shows great potential in South Florida.

  • Task Force Anzio changes hands in Kandahar

    Aug 8, 2008

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- U.S. Army Col. Ralph W. Haddock took over command of the U.S. National Command Element (Task Force Anzio) from U.S. Army Col. Arthur P. Crowder during a change-of-command ceremony here Aug. 6. Task Force Anzio provides operational oversight as well as logistical and administrative support to two Provincial Reconstruction Teams, one infantry company from 1-4 Infantry Battalion, as well as the 189th Combat Service and Support Battalion. Task Force Anzio is also charged with carrying out the base operations mission to support all U.S. forces at Kandahar Air Field.

  • Civil Affairs Soldier earns State Department Award

    Aug 8, 2008

    An Army Reserve Civil Affairs Soldier assigned to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) has been awarded the Department of StateAca,!a,,cs prestigious Superior Honor Award, Aug. 5, 2008, at Meadows Parade Field here. Capt. Laura Peters, a brigade liaison officer for a provincial reconstruction team in Iraq, was honored for conducting exemplary Civil Affairs actions and interagency operations in Samara and Tikrit while working concurrently with the Department of State. Only a few of military personnel have been awarded the SHA.

  • Ever vigilant

    Aug 8, 2008

    Army Sgt. Michael Bearden, a native of Cartersville, Ga., pulls security while other Soldiers inspect a checkpoint during the Shiite ceremony commemorating the death of the 7th Imam, in Kazimiyah, Iraq, July 29.

  • Col. John Cuddy, commander of the Regional Police Advisory Command South

    Aug 8, 2008

    Col. John Cuddy, commander of the Regional Police Advisory Command South

  • Unsafe electrical practices can lead to devastating results

    Aug 8, 2008

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" Electricity: hard to imagine a world without it. With it, however, comes a responsibility to handle it properly in order to prevent accidents that can occur from shock, electrocution and fires. Recent reports highlighting the electrical deaths of 16 servicemembers in Iraq have brought heightened awareness to the risk electricity poses in theater, and senior leaders are stressing the importance of safety in its regard.

  • Region commander tours USAG-Yongsan

    Aug 8, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison officials gave a community orientation tour to the Installation Management Command-Korea Region commander Friday, Aug. 8.

  • Camp Eagle opens new Community Activity Center

    Aug 8, 2008

  • Silver Star recipient says talking helps counter PTSD

    Oct 17, 2011

    Silver Star recipient Staff Sgt. Omar Hernandez said when he returned from his third tour in Iraq last year, he hesitated to seek help because he did not want to be perceived as crazy or weak.

  • Spartans Farewell Brigade Commander, Welcomes New

    Oct 14, 2011

    2nd Brigade combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division changes command.

  • Family Readiness Group receives phone cards from local church members

    Aug 7, 2008

    On Aug. 7 U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) welcomed Martha Mosley, a member of Lakewood Baptist Church in Huntsville, who was here to donate 40 550-minute phone cards to the Family Readiness Group for deployed SMDC/ARSTRAT Soldiers.

  • Radford receives Army Energy and Water Management award

    Aug 7, 2008

    Radford Army Ammunition plant was presented the Small Group Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award in the Efficiency/Energy Management category Aug. 8.

  • 1st Air Cav receives new heavy-lift helos

    Aug 7, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" From the outside, the CH-47F Chinooks donAca,!a,,ct look much different from their predecessors, aside from the new paint job, but making that observation is like judging a book by its cover.

  • Welcome Home

    Aug 7, 2008

    Lt. Col. Tony Chavez was welcomed home from a year long deployment to Afghanistan in a ceremony at Building 3, July 31. Chavez deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Jul. 19, 2007, and returned Jul. 22, 2008.

  • Soldiers test FCS equipment in 'culminating' exercise

    Aug 7, 2008

    Soldiers of the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, Fort Bliss, participated in a three-day training exercise at DoAfA+-a Ana Range Complex July 28-30 that tested the experimental technologies of the Army Future Combat Systems.

  • 405th AFSB hosts change of command ceremony

    Aug 7, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, Germany Aca,!" Col. John Aca,!A"JackAca,!A? Haley took command of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade from Col. Bobby Ray Pinkston in a military ceremony Aug. 5.

  • Business Expo showcases improved security in Iraq

    Aug 7, 2008

    Companies in Babil Province displayed their products at a business exposition Sunday in Iskandariyah, Iraq, about 60 miles south of Baghdad.

  • Pennsylvania Guard convoys to California and back

    Aug 7, 2008

    PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. - Crossing 11 states and four time zones with 25 military vehicles for a total of 2,580 miles equals one successful convoy for the National Guard 1067th Transportation Company based here in Phoenixville and Lehighton, Pa.

  • Civil Affairs Soldier wins the Superior Honor award from the Department of State.

    Aug 7, 2008

    Civil Affairs Soldier wins the Superior Honor award from the Department of State. Only a few USACAPOC(A) Soldiers have ever won the award which is given for extraordinary accomplishments in Iraq. Awarded for conducting Civil Affairs actions in Samara and Tikrit and working with the Department of State and the US Army.

  • Saving Lives, Little Robot Doing Big Job

    Aug 7, 2008

    FORT POLK, La. - Children often play with remote control cars during their childhood. Some children also want to be Soldiers when they grow up. Now the Army is now giving servicemembers the opportunity to play with remote controlled cars on the job, but these are not the type purchased at any toy store. These robots save lives.

  • Leaking Mustard Munition Located and Overpacked

    Aug 7, 2008

    A leaking Mustard 155mm artillery shell detected on July 28th has been located within the igloo and overpacked into a leakproof container.

  • Soldier finishes second in military pentathlon in Turkey

    Aug 7, 2008

    A Nevada Guardsman finished second in an international military pentathlon event in Istanbul, Turkey, July 4-13.

  • Clarity through Blindness

    Aug 7, 2008

    Army Times 2007 Soldier of the Year talks about how being blind has helped him see.

  • Education Expands Options for Wounded Warriors

    Aug 7, 2008

    Sgt. James FordAca,!a,,cs career imploded the moment an improvised explosive device exploded on a roadside in Afghanistan in October 2007. Two out of the six people present were injured, including Ford. The Soldier sustained a right leg fracture, shattered heel and mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

  • Military Aviation

    Aug 7, 2008

    A relic of the past returns to life after 100 years. Dave Annarino tells the tale.

  • Warriors, Staff Team Up For Dodge Ball Tournament

    Aug 7, 2008

    More than 100 Warriors in Transition and staff from the Center for the Intrepid and Warrior Transition Battalion joined forces to compete in the first annual WTB Dodge Ball Tournament July 30 at the Center for the Intrepid.

  • An Unusual Education for an Army Officer

    Aug 7, 2008

    The discovery of an unknown sea creature and the mystery of the strange spirits known as the Aca,!A"Wok-WokAca,!A? are just two examples of the very odd and unusual education of Colonel Horace P. Hobbs.

  • USAG Ansbach hosts mountain bike race

    Aug 7, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Mark Juliano fires the starter pistol for a 25k men's race held at the Urlas Training area July 26 as part of the 2008 U.S. Forces Europe Mountain Bike Championship Series. Anthony Delauder took first place with a finish of one hour, 15 minutes and 47.3 seconds.

  • 1st Lt. Erik Peterson, a staff officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment

    Aug 7, 2008

    1st Lt. Erik Peterson, a staff officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment

  • American Idol legends support troops in Southwest Asia

    Aug 7, 2008

    Justin Guarini, a former Aca,!A"American IdolAca,!A? participant, signs autographs for Maj. Shelia Phillips-Hicks, from St. Robert, Mo., at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, Aug 6. Guarini earned second place during the first season of the hit television series. He was beginning a support tour of U.S. military installations in Southwest Asia; also on the idol tour: Gina Glocksen, Brandon Rogers and Nadia Turner.

  • Hohenfels ACS earns accreditation, commendation

    Aug 7, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison HohenfelsAca,!a,,c Army Community Service has received Department of the Army accreditation with commendation, scoring the highest of all ACS divisions in Europe

  • 'Great Men in Aprons' challenge looking for top cooks in Korea

    Aug 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Step aside, Grill Sergeant. Aca,!A"Men in ApronsAca,!A? from around Korea just might give you a run for your Pentagon Channel time slot.

  • Commander's Corner - Vacation is time to recharge batteries

    Aug 7, 2008

    Even though the PresidentAca,!a,,cs visit to Yongsan on Wednesday created some traffic congestion on Yongsan proper, you may have noticed a little less traffic in Seoul the past several weeks. ThatAca,!a,,cs because millions of our Korean neighbors are on vacation. Many local businesses closed their doors as they traded business suits for vacation garb.

  • Shuttle bus service to revert to regular schedule

    Aug 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Shuttle bus service will return to normal operating schedule beginning Aug. 11.

  • Job fair to help fill critical CYS positions

    Aug 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison officials are aggressively pursuing new employees to fill critical child care positions in YongsanAca,!a,,cs Child and Youth Services programs.

  • Expansion plan to ease parking crunch

    Aug 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan drivers soon may not have to drive around a parking lot three or four times to grab a space as Garrison Public Works officials continue carrying out a plan to add more than 250 parking spaces on post.

  • School bus riders must renew pass photos, pick up new ID passes

    Aug 6, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON Aca,!" School bus passes for children who have already registered will be available for pick-up after Aug. 13.

  • 3 USAG-Yongsan Korean employees earn professional financial certification

    Aug 6, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Three Korean employees analysts in the U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Directorate of Resource Management earned Certified Defense Financial Manager certifications after completing months of study, on-the-job-training and passing three comprehensive exams.

  • Second Mustard Leak Detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

    Aug 6, 2008

    A second leak has been detected in another igloo of projectiles containing chemical agent Mustard. This is the second Mustard leak found by Blue Grass Chemical Activity mobile laboratories in two weeks

  • Wheelchair Games help mentor, mend Army vet

    Aug 6, 2008

    Tyler Wilson, a 23-year-old Army veteran, experienced his second life-changing event within three years at the 28th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

  • 100th Stryker repaired at Anniston

    Aug 6, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--Workers at the Stryker battle damage repair facility here have reached a milestone in their efforts to repair the Army's 19-ton, eight-wheeled armored vehicles that have returned from Southwest Asia.

  • AMC wins two top Army-level safety awards

    Aug 6, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" Thanks to a renewed command emphasis and commitment to safety and occupational health at every level, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has won two significant Army safety awards designed to recognize, promote and motivate success in accident prevention.

  • Free Fallin'

    Aug 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Female Parachute Team takes the Silver Medal in Slovakia Competition. They now head to Italy for the 2008 Euro Cup.

  • Darmstadt garrison bids Germany farewell

    Aug 6, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" With a lump in the throat and the gift of an American flag to this cityAca,!a,,cs lord mayor, U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt officially ended six decades of service at its inactivation ceremony Aug. 5.

  • Toads and Bats

    Aug 6, 2008

    Hohenfels, Germany boasts some of the largest populations of threatened animals in all of Bavaria.

  • Respite care benefits families, providers in different ways

    Aug 6, 2008

    When Tracy Jarvis and her family moved to Heidelberg after the closing of Geibelstadt, Jarvis wanted to be a family child care provider, but because her husband is a contractor and they live off post, she was only able to be a substitute provider. During the FCC training, someone came in to talk about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs respite care program. Her interest was piqued.

  • Keeping low

    Aug 6, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Miguel A. Martinez-Velazquez, the chaplain's assistant noncommissioned officer in charge of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, shelters 3rd BCT Brigade Chaplain Maj. Paul Jaedicke from incoming fire during the role play training for chaplain and chaplain's assistants Aug. 3 at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La. The chaplains and thier assistants are training for an upcoming deployment in support of the war on terror.

  • Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

    Aug 6, 2008

    Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

  • Applauding Chiarelli

    Aug 6, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, joins Gen. Peter Chiarelli's mother Audrey, center, and wife Beth, right, in applauding Chiarelli's promotion, Aug. 4, 2008. The general, who previously served as senior military assistant to Gates, was both promoted and sworn in as the Army's new vice chief of staff during Pentagon.

  • President visits Korea, thanks troops

    Aug 6, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of KoreaAca,!" President George W. Bush spoke to a full-capacity crowd of servicemembers, families and civilian employees here at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Collier Field House, Aug. 6.

  • Pacific partnership produces Indonesian Army's first WLC

    Aug 5, 2008

    Three U.S. Army, Pacific NCOs traveled to Indonesia to train junior NCOs by conducting the first U.S. Army Warrior Leader Course with the Indonesian Army.

  • Seoul Baseball Club first foreign team in Korean Little League Baseball Federation

    Aug 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. military little leaguers here could get a shot to play on KoreaAca,!a,,cs national team. They are players on the Seoul Baseball Club, the first foreign little league team to be a member of the Korean Little League Baseball Federation.

  • Operation Homefront makes school fun

    Aug 5, 2008

    The Oahu Veterans Center was a meeting ground for excited children and parents as they gathered to pick up much-needed school supplies here, July 27. More than 100 brightly colored backpacks filled with notebooks, pens, crayons and folders lined the sidewalk as children picked out their favorite color and excitedly rummaged through supplies. Shy smiles from childrenAca,!a,,cs faces showed appreciation for the volunteersAca,!a,,c efforts.

  • Bodybuilder champ forms fitness partnership with Korean college

    Aug 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Tracey Briggs never figured bodybuilding would help bring two cultures closer together. But when Briggs won the Yongsan Bodybuilding Competition in October 2007, Professor Chung Aca,!A"JadeAca,!A? Yeon Ok took note.

  • Goats, fire endanger Waikoloa dry forests

    Aug 5, 2008

    Satisfaction is the end word for this all-volunteer force trying to protect Big Island land against forest fires and feral goats living in the area.

  • Consumers in Hawaiian military communities can drink their water confidently

    Aug 5, 2008

    Every year since 1999, public water suppliers have been required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide Consumer Confidence Reports to their water users. These reports are essentially annual water quality reports that provide information on the origin of the drinking water, any sources of potential contamination, and the contaminant data for the previous year.

  • 'Conservation Camp' interns clean up Makua Valley

    Aug 5, 2008

    In the last morning hours, Friday, in the fern-filled gully of Kahahaiki, the northern most gulch of valley here, strange sounds could be heard echoing off the valley walls.

  • Lt. Gen. Chiarelli Promotion

    Aug 5, 2008

    Pentagon promotion ceremony honoring Lt. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, incoming Army Vice Chief of Staff.

  • Community collects, sends aloha to deployed Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2008

    More than 15 Soldiers lined up as 300 cases of Girl Scout cookies passed effortlessly between their hands and were stacked outside of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SCBT) building here, July 17. The cases, along with 1,000 donated aloha shirts, are currently on their way to Soldiers in Iraq.

  • G-8 Organizational Day & Picnic

    Aug 5, 2008

    The G8's annual Organizational Day picnic is on 22 August 2008 at Castle Park on Fort Belvoir. $11- Adults / $5 - 11yrs & below Cash or Check payable to G8 Bank Last Day of Ticket Sales is 20 Aug No refunds after 15 Aug **Please bring extra water and lounge chairs

  • Picatinny helps support warfighters on the home front

    Aug 5, 2008

    The Picatinny Arsenal community supported families of deployed New Jersey National Guard soldiers during an America's Day for Kids celebration August 1.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Fort Hood, 1st Cav. Div. Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior-most noncommissioned officer recently took the opportunity to meet with 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers.

  • Vivandieres: Forgotten Women of the Civil War

    Aug 5, 2008

    Seeing a woman in the midst of a hotly contested Civil War battlefield surprised the veteran officer!

  • Massachusetts militia soldier was Olympic pioneer

    Aug 5, 2008

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2008 Aca,!" Imagine the Olympic Games without the specter of terrorists, tests for outlawed drugs or gold medals. That was the Olympics that a soldier who served in the Massachusetts militia experienced in Greece in 1896.

  • USASOC greets Osprey

    Aug 5, 2008

    The U.S. Army reached a new milestone in its airborne operations capabilities with the MV-22 Osprey aircraft July 22. The operation marked the first official use of the Osprey by the Army for training purposes, said Marine Lt. Col. Baron A. Harrison, Marine liaison at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg, N.C. Until now, the Osprey had seen use by the U.S. Navy, Marines and Air Force, but not the Army. Because it is still a relatively new aircraft Aca,!" the OspreyAca,!a,,cs first flight was in spring of 1989 Aca,!" the Army had not shown a great deal of interest.

  • Long Knives help open new dining facility

    Aug 5, 2008

    Attendees at the grand opening of Camp AdderAca,!a,,cs newest dining facility, Heroes D-FAC, unveil its new sign during a ceremony July 29. Linda Logan, a KBR employee, won a contest to name the facility..

  • Your Money

    Aug 5, 2008

    Financial Planner Practitioner talks about investing.

  • Butterfly Tour

    Aug 5, 2008

    A rare insect finds refuge within the fence line of a military installation.

  • Chiarelli takes oath as vice chief

    Aug 5, 2008

    In a Pentagon ceremony Monday afternoon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates promoted Lt. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli to four-star general and Army Secretary Pete Geren administered ChiarelliAca,!a,,cs oath of office as the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 32nd vice chief of staff.

  • Up in flames

    Aug 5, 2008

    Sgt. William Reese watches flames rise into the night sky after setting canal vegetation ablaze in Tahwilla, Iraq, July 30. Extremists have been using the canal's thick vegetation to plant bombs under the cover of darkness. Reese is assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment.

  • Col. Ted Martin, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division

    Aug 5, 2008

    Col. Ted Martin, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division

  • Individual Warriors compete in 8th Army Triathlon

    Aug 5, 2008

    Soldiers arrived at CaseyAca,!a,,cs Hanson Field House from around the peninsula to compete in the 8th Army Individual Triathlon July 19. The contest involved three divisions: WomenAca,!a,,cs, MenAca,!a,,cs Senior, and MenAca,!a,,cs Open, with 32 contestants vying for top honors.

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