Archive: Sep 2008

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  • Pentagon Memorial opens to the public

    Sep 11, 2008

    The Pentagon Memorial will be open to the public on Sept. 11, 2008, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT. The opening will include a musical tribute featuring the Navy Band and the Sea Chanters Chorus, the official chorus of the U.S. Navy. Recognized as "The World's Finest," the Band features some of the nation's top musicians and performs a wide variety of music.

  • How to survive the exchange rate

    Sep 11, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" For many Americans living in Europe, a night out on the town, a quick trip to Paris or a shopping spree at the mall became a thing of the past when the dollar lost its buying edge against the euro.

  • New York Guardsmen in Afghanistan to commemorate terror attack anniversary

    Sep 11, 2008

    CAMP PHOENIX, Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2008 Aca,!" Men and women of the New York Army National Guard who served at Ground Zero are commemorating the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, in Afghanistan this year. A ceremony is planned tomorrow at this base in the Afghan capital of Kabul, and it will be timed to coincide with the first plane strike at the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. EDT.

  • President George W. Bush addressing the nation the evening of Sept. 11, 2001

    Sep 11, 2008

    President George W. Bush addressing the nation the evening of Sept. 11, 2001

  • Paying tribute to the military's men, women and children

    Sep 11, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs been seven years since the images of airplanes smashing into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were seared into our memories. Seven years since the world changed dramatically Aca,!" especially for those who have grown up in the wake of 9-11.

  • Commentary: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

    Sep 11, 2008

    Sept. 11, 2001, has left an indelible mark on citizens of the United States and maybe the world. It's one of those events where we'll always recall exactly what we were doing when the first and second planes hit the World Trade Center.

  • 212th CSH Gives Free Healthcare at Small Bulgarian Village

    Sep 10, 2008

    U.S. Army healthcare specialists treated about 90 children, adults and senior, in a small Bulgarian town Sept. 1 and 2, delivering free care in support of Joint Task Force EastAca,!a,,cs humanitarian mission. Members of the 212th Combat Support Hospital, out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, offered the treatment in the temporary facility they set up at the local primary school.

  • Pentagon employee recounts experience in wake of terrorist attack

    Sep 10, 2008

    The oily black smoke that filled the corridors of the Pentagon "was almost like something that was alive," said a survivor of the terrorist attack there Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Female Combat Veterans Share Experiences Through Exhibit

    Sep 10, 2008

    Soldiers from Fort Lee, Va., contributed to the Richmond Visual Art Center's exhibit highlighting female Soldier stories.

  • Fort Bragg's Prime Power units weather storms to keep critical facilities up, running

    Sep 10, 2008

    As a storm hits an area, power to the local hospital shuts off and the emergency back-up generator can only power so much. When a storm or incident cuts off an entire area, the balance of modern day living hangs by a thread. The 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power) is a versatile power generating battalion assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers Stand Shoulder-to-shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone

    Sep 10, 2008

    In support of National Suicide Prevention Week and in concert with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs commitment to the safety and well-being of its Soldiers, civilians and families, a team of representatives from key installation organizations recently formed a suicide prevention task force to assist in promoting the prevention of suicide. The mission of the task force is to increase awareness in programs, training and resources available to assist in suicide prevention.

  • Chaplain Recalls Fear, Confusion, Faith During 9/11 Attack

    Sep 10, 2008

  • Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli

    Sep 10, 2008

    In his role as the Army's vice chief of staff, Chiarelli will serve as the principal advisor and assistant to the chief of staff of the Army, advising and assisting the CSA on issues related to personnel, logistics, operations and plans.

  • Air Cav leaders conduct dynamic offsite

    Sep 10, 2008

  • Hip-hop rapper visits Long Knife Soldiers

    Sep 10, 2008

    COB Adder, IraqAca,!"Rapper Baby Bash visited Contingency Operating Base Adder Sept. 9. He performed some of his hit songs, then signed autographs and took pictures with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers.

  • Married couples find deployment easier as Long Knives

    Sep 10, 2008

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" The first time Staff Sgt. Tonga Rose and her husband, Sgt. First Class Marcus Rose, deployed to Iraq in 2003, they were separated by approximately 80 miles. Tonga was stationed at Camp Taji; Marcus was near Tikrit.

  • Long Knife Soldiers understand importance of buddy aid

    Sep 10, 2008

    AMARAH, Iraq Aca,!" Three junior leaders of the Long Knife Brigade have several lessons they want to teach the next generation of Soldiers.

  • Installation Warrior in Transition Gets Extensive Vehicle Makeover Courtesy of 'NASCAR Angels&#

    Sep 10, 2008

    Hundreds of thousands of viewers nationwide will have the opportunity to see a Fort Lee Soldier get a vehicle makeover. Spc. Josh Grant, assigned to the postAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit, had his model year 2004 pickup truck refurbished courtesy of the nationally syndicated TV show, Aca,!A"NASCAR Angels.Aca,!A?

  • Army to test Warrior Adventure Quest this week with three BCTs

    Sep 10, 2008

    This weekend the Army begins testing a new program designed to help redeploying Soldiers avoid accidents and make the adjustment from a high-paced, high-adrenaline combat environment to garrison or Aca,!A"homeAca,!A? life.

  • Army launches Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

    Sep 10, 2008

    The Army is conducting a Sexual Assault Prevention and Risk Reduction training summit for leaders across the force this week in Alexandria, Va. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke at the SAPR Summit Tuesday morning, officially lauching the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign and Strategy. Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addressed the summit Wednesday morning

  • USASOC News Service

    Sep 10, 2008

    Link to the official USASOC news source.

  • Walking 2,700 miles for troops earns Presidential award

    Sep 10, 2008

    Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm proud to have met Keela Carr,Aca,!A? President George W. Bush told an audience before turning to her Aug. 20 and saying: Aca,!A"And I want to thank you for doing what <i>you</i> do.Aca,!A? He then presented her with the PresidentAca,!a,,cs Volunteer Service Award.

  • Flag that flew over NYC firehouse on 9/11 serves as sharp reminder for Soldiers in Iraq

    Sep 10, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The flag of the United States of America is one of the most widely recognized symbols in the world Aca,!" it is the symbol of freedom and democracy. And one flag in particular has a special meaning for the Soldiers of Multi-National Division Aca,!" BaghdadAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

  • Fort Eustis goes country

    Sep 10, 2008

    Aaron Tippin, country music star, visits Soldiers at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • CSA adresses Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Risk Reduction Training Summit 2008

    Sep 10, 2008

    Chief of Staff of the Army, GEN. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Army leadership about changing the ArmyAca,!a,,cs cultural understanding of sexual assault at the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Risk Reduction Training Summit 2008 in Alexandria, VA., Sept. 10, 2008. Aca,!A"I want to be clear that it is our duty as leaders to set the climate and conditions which leave no doubt that such behavior has no place in our ranks" Army photo by D. Myles Cullen

  • Army Astronaut

    Sep 10, 2008

    Soldiers Radio and Television introduces Lt. Col. Shane Kimbrough, one of our Army Astronauts who is gearing up to head into space. Kimbrough is assigned to the crew of STS-126 targeted for launch in November 2008. Endeavour will carry a reusable logistics module that will hold supplies and equipment, including additional crew quarters, a second treadmill, equipment for the regenerative life support system and spare hardware.

  • Garmisch exercise tests Soldiers, host nation emergency services

    Sep 10, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"Exercise, exercise, exercise,Aca,!A? was a repeated caveat here Sept. 5, as this normally quiet outpost nestled at the foot of the German Alps erupted with activity.

  • 9/11 Anniversary

    Sep 10, 2008

    One Pentagon survivor remembers the attacks from seven years ago.

  • FCS People

    Sep 10, 2008

    Gail McCabe introduces us to a group of people who are paving the road to Army Transformation in Huntington Beach, CA.

  • Elmar Schmeisser, Army Research Office program manager

    Sep 10, 2008

    Elmar Schmeisser, Army Research Office program manager

  • 'Area beautification'

    Sep 10, 2008

    Beneath the streetlights of northwest Baghdad's Hurriya neighborhood Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers with Company A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, grab hold of concertina wire. Soldiers plan to gather up as much concertina wire as they can and use safety cones in its place whenever possible in an effort to beautify Hurriya.

  • Soldiers reopen road, stimulate business in Iraqi market

    Sep 10, 2008

    BAGHDAD, Sept. 9, 2008 Aca,!" News of the grand reopening of Aden Street on the Suk Shelal Market in the Shaab neighborhood here was greeted with great enthusiasm from the public. Many shop owners said the increase in vehicular traffic will be good for their stores, since many more individuals will see the marketplace. As a result, there is a renewed sense of vigor and excitement as store owners build new advertising signage to attract people driving through the area.

  • Army explores fringe science, looks to communicate through brain waves

    Sep 10, 2008

    The 1982 Clint Eastwood thriller Aca,!A"FirefoxAca,!A? seemed like the ultimate military science fiction story: A former Vietnam War pilot steals a state-of-the-art Soviet fighter plane armed with weapons controlled solely by thought. More than 25 years later, the Army is funding research to explore the futuristic concept of using brain waves to communicate.

  • Florida Guardsmen act fast to keep Key West citizens safe

    Sep 10, 2008

    KEY WEST, Fla., Sept. 9, 2008 Aca,!" Wading into the waist-deep storm surge from Hurricane Ike this morning, members of the Florida Army National Guard helped local law enforcement officers avert what could have been a disaster for some people ignoring safety warnings.

  • U.S. Represents at Singapore Army Half Marathon

    Sep 9, 2008

    Soldiers, participated in the Republic of SingaporeAca,!a,,cs 17th Annual Singapore Army Half Marathon, August 24 in Singapore City.

  • Army Spirit bivouacs in Rochester, N.Y.

    Sep 9, 2008

    ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept 9, 2008 -- Soldiers from the National Capital Region arrive here by plane, bus, truck and trailer to tell the Army story through dramatization, music and multi-media display. Following tech-in of the several elements and a final dress rehearsal, Spirit of America opens here Sept 12 for four shows in two days. The following week it will be in Worcester, Mass.

  • 'A Hell of a Journey:' Joe Galloway releases new book from the battlefields of Ia Drang

    Sep 9, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Joe Galloway, co-author of the New York Times Best Sellers, We Were Soldiers OnceAca,!A| and Young (1992), and We are Still SoldiersAca,!A| A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam (2008) visited Soldiers and families of the 1st Cavalry Division Sept. 3 at Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Clear Creek Post Exchange.

  • Soldiers to stage 'Spirit of America' in Rochester, Worcester

    Sep 9, 2008

    Spirit of America, a historical pageant performed by Soldiers, will be staged this weekend in Rochester, N.Y., and Sept. 19-20 in Worcester, Mass.

  • Gen. Wallace's Seuss-isms on Leadership

    Sep 9, 2008

    In a speech to the 2008 graduating class of the United States Military Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace gave future West Point cadets a unique perspective on Army Strong leadership. General Wallace relayed his leadership philosophy to future Army officers conveyed through the works of Dr. Seuss; both timeless and classic. -Posted online with permission from Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.-

  • New Data Transfer Device mission grows

    Sep 9, 2008

    Technicians are successfully remanufacturing a Data Transfer Device (DTD) system new to Tobyhanna. About 1,000 AN/CYZ-10 (V3) Data Transfer Devices, often called a Crazy 10 or DTD, have been remanufactured and tested for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Communications Security Logistics Agency.

  • Equal Opportunity conference deals with issues for deployed Soldiers

    Sep 9, 2008

    Equal Opportunity advisors and leaders from all parts of Multi-National Division Aca,!" Center gathered for a conference at Camp Victory to discuss issues facing deployed Soldiers Aug. 26 - 27. The 2-day event, billed as a human relations conference, focused heavily on the topics of sexual assault, sexual harassment and ways to prevent them.

  • Bamberg team wins Army energy management award

    Sep 9, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" In an era of ever-increasing oil prices and questions about AmericaAca,!a,,cs commitment in preserving the environment, U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg has written an energy-saving success story thanks to a three-man crew from the Department of Public Works.

  • Joe Bowser

    Sep 9, 2008

    Gail McCabe introduces us to a wounded warrior that is using his experience to help others.

  • Flying High

    Sep 9, 2008

    The Army celebrates 100 years of Army Aviation.

  • Ship simulator provides testing for containerized ammunition

    Sep 9, 2008

    The Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) located in McAlester, Okla. has developed a one of a kind capability within the Department of Defense (DOD) that allows engineers to simulate real-life shipping conditions for containerized ammunition.

  • Sgt. Michael Swintek, a chaplain's assistant at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

    Sep 9, 2008

    Sgt. Michael Swintek, a chaplainAca,!a,,cs assistant at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

  • 'Special' training

    Sep 9, 2008

    Green Berets from Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 1st Special Forces Group climb Castle Rock near Leavenworth, Wash., recently during mountaineering training. The Soldiers were climbing to maintain the skills that allow them to reach their objectives in mountainous terrain anywhere in the world. The Soldiers completed their mission of scaling the 600-foot cliff face with packs despite a high winds and temperatures.

  • Florida National Guard prepares as Ike strikes Cuba

    Sep 9, 2008

    OKEECHOBEE, Fla., Sept. 8, 2008 Aca,!" As Hurricane Ike moved westward toward Cuba yesterday, emergency management officials cautioned residents in Key West and South Florida to pay close attention to the hurricane's track in case the storm turned north toward the United States.

  • U.S. Army Europe Welcomes New Commanding General

    Sep 9, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Sep. 08, 2008) -- United States Army Europe welcomed its 34th commanding general, Gen. Carter F. Ham, today during a ceremony on the Campbell Barracks parade field here. Army Gen. John Craddock, commanding general of U.S. European Command, officiated at the ceremony. Aca,!A"To Carter Ham, and Christi, congratulations, welcome aboard. I donAca,!a,,ct think there could have been a better choice or a more perfect fit for this job,Aca,!A? Craddock said. Aca,!A"(General Ham) understands taking care of Soldiers and Families, the turbulence, the challenges, the sacrifice that we ask, and he has the credentials and experience to bring that to U.S. Army Europe and 7th Army.Aca,!A?

  • Teamwork leads to Army-level award for team leader

    Sep 9, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Most good leaders, when praised for their work, direct that praise at their employees, so it should be no surprise when the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007 Alcohol and Drug Control Officer of theYear, Tim Holloman does the same. Holloman, the ADCO for U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg, said he was surprised to receive the recognition in his second year when so many of his fellow ADCOs have been in the position for many years.

  • AHFH takes home two top awards for 'going green'

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) was recently selected as the recipient for two Multifamily Executive Awards.

  • Commentary: All in Army must work to prevent suicides

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The loss of any Soldier's life is a great tragedy, regardless of cause or reason. In the case of suicide, a preventable tragedy, the aftermath for Soldiers and family members can be devastating.

  • JVEF honors Wheeler's contribution

    Sep 8, 2008

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii Aca,!" More than 300 educators, volunteers and family members gathered to celebrate military participation in schools at the Hale Koa, Aug. 29, for the annual Joint Venture Education Forum (JVEF) meeting.

  • 70th Engineer Company deploys

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"You have trained long and hard for the challenges that lie ahead, and you should feel confident that you are ready,Aca,!A? said a proud Lt. Col. Scott Petersen, 65th Engineer Battalion commander, to more than 30 members of the 70th Eng. Company during the unitAca,!a,,cs deployment ceremony here, Aug. 28.

  • Garrison shifts energy conservation efforts to fifth gear

    Sep 8, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"It is the little things that really matter. Simple conservation measures Aca,!" for example, turning off lights when you leave the room, washing clothes in cold water, turning off the window air conditioner when you leave your house, and just leaving the windows open Aca,!" can make a huge difference,Aca,!A? said Col. Matthew Margotta, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI).

  • All in the Family

    Sep 8, 2008

    Article explores trend at Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion where recruiters and commanders are enlisting family members.

  • Army Secretary demands culture change, launches campaign on sexual assault and sexual harassment, co

    Sep 8, 2008

    The Army is conducting a Sexual Assault Prevention and Risk Reduction training summit Sept. 9-12 in Alexandria, Va., to introduce senior leaders and their sexual assault prevention program managers to a new campaign to prevent sexual assaults and sexual harassment and make the ArmyAca,!a,,cs program the national model for prevention.

  • Matt Roloff visits Long Knife Soldiers

    Sep 8, 2008

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!"

  • Iraqi Army goes back to the basics

    Sep 8, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Approximately 20 Iraqi Army Soldiers looked like a well-oiled machine, as the trainer-candidates formed up in five-man stack teams at Camp Dhi-QarAca,!a,,cs basic training site Aug. 25.

  • Long Knives build FOB Hunter

    Sep 8, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HUNTER, Iraq Aca,!" The Long Knife Brigade is building its second forward operating base in the first few months of its deployment to Iraq.

  • Employees walk for the battle against cancer

    Sep 8, 2008

    Sierra Army Depot joins with the local community to Celebrate, Remeber, and Fight Back, to help raise money for the American Cancer Society in its mission to eliminate cancer as a major health issue.

  • JTF-East begins training, medical aid in Bulgaria

    Sep 8, 2008

    A ceremony Sept. 1 official began Joint Task ForceAca,!"EastAca,!a,,cs training rotation in Bulgaria, and the same day healthcare specialists began a humanitarian mission in the town of Sungurlare.

  • Army celebrates century of military aviation

    Sep 8, 2008

    The Army kicked off a celebration recognizing 100 years of military aviation during a Sept. 6 ceremony at Fort Myer, Va.

  • Navy F-14 Tomcat on deck

    Sep 8, 2008

    The F-14 Tomcat recently joined the ranks of military exhibits along Hap Arnold Boulevard at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • "City Quiet"

    Sep 8, 2008

    Capture of Naples, October 1, 1943

  • Like father, like daughter'

    Sep 8, 2008

    Newly commissioned 2nd Lt.Kenneth Lewter of the 100th Missilde Defense Brigade, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, takes his oath as an officer, accompanied by his small daughter, Jayda,who apparently wants to "support and defend" too.

  • Martin, Army team battle back to top-5 finish at Richmond

    Sep 8, 2008

    Mark Martin and the No. 8 U.S Army/Dale Earnhardt Inc. team overcame poor track position and a pair of slow pit stops to rebound for a fifth-place finish in Sunday's weather-delayed Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Heavy industrial worksite boasts no injuries since '05

    Sep 8, 2008

    It's been more than 1,130 days since anyone working in one of Tobyhanna's heavy industrial areas has suffered a recordable injury.

  • Heroes saved lives in Pentagon 9/11

    Sep 8, 2008

    The casualty toll at the Pentagon may have been much worse Sept. 11, 2001, officials said, without the heroic actions of many Soldiers and civilian employees that day.

  • Picatinny celebrating National Hunting, Fishing Day Sept. 13

    Sep 8, 2008

    The Picatinny Rod and Gun Association will sponsor this yearAca,!a,,cs National Hunting and Fishing Day here 10 a.m. until noon Sept. 13. This event captures the heart of all youngsters who attend the annual event not to mention the parents and grandparents alike.

  • Looking back at Picatinny: Observing Labor Day during WW II

    Sep 8, 2008

    During World War II, the country was in a state of emergency and all Picatinny employees were emergency workers. This meant they worked all holidays, including Labor Day.

  • Unique PT event earns top Army prize for Kaiserslautern BOSS

    Sep 8, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" You wonAca,!a,,ct find knocking out 50 sit-ups between eating cookies, bananas and pickles, and drinking juice and milk on any Army physical fitness test. However, such endeavors did help the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers organization win honors Aca,!" best event for large-sized installation Aca,!" during the ArmyAca,!a,,cs BOSS forum in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8.

  • Getting Help

    Sep 8, 2008

    Col. Ritchie talks about Suicide Prevention.

  • Picatinny observes National Suicide Prevention Week

    Sep 8, 2008

    Picatinny Arsenal will observe National Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 7 - 13.

  • Hearing Protection

    Sep 8, 2008

    Hearing protection is vital down range.

  • Capt. Richard Clark, a Voting Assistance Officer at Geilenkirchen NATO Airbase

    Sep 8, 2008

    Capt. Richard Clark, a Voting Assistance Officer at Geilenkirchen NATO Airbase

  • Kids get taste of Soldier life, outdoor fun during Spur Ride

    Sep 8, 2008

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" The children of VilseckAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment had some fun, learned something new and were put through their paces during the regimentAca,!a,,cs Youth Spur Ride Aug. 21

  • I could do that blindfolded...

    Sep 8, 2008

    Pfc. John Askey, a Phillipsburg, Pa., native assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry regiment, assembles an M-4 rifle blindfolded as part of the Chaos Ironman Competition at the Forward Operating Base Loyalty, Aug. 20. Askey was on the winning team and represented his teammates during the M-4 rifle assembly Aca,!" the event chosen to break a three-way tie after the main competition.

  • Soldiers deliver school supplies to Afghan villages

    Sep 8, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan Aca,!" Task Force Gladiator, together with the Afghan National Police and a contracted construction and supply company, delivered 75 desks, 10 chalk boards and 150 sets of school supplies to the villages of Jurghati, Hasanzi and Shawo Katay in the Kohi Sofi district of AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs Parwan province Aug. 26.

  • Family members, troops, veterans join 4th annual Freedom Walk

    Sep 8, 2008

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2008 Aca,!" Some came to the National America Supports You Freedom Walk today to help heal scars left when the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack on the Pentagon ripped a loved one from their life. Some came to remember coworkers with whom they had served, whose days were cut short when American Airlines Flight 77 smashed into the building. Many who hadnAca,!a,,ct experienced a personal loss said they walked to honor those who did, and to show support for troops who continue to defend the freedoms attacked that day.

  • Getting help is a sign of strength

    Sep 8, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" The Army is a team that embraces the Warrior Ethos by never accepting defeat and never quitting.

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in Iraq

    Oct 17, 2011

    Master Sergeant Eric J. Geressy, a student of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sergeants Major Course Class 59, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his action on Sept. 4, 2007 while serving as the First Sergeant of Eagle Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Iraq.

  • USFK Commander pays official visit to Yongsan

    Sep 7, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Walter Sharp paid an official visit to the U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan community Friday, Sept. 5 speaking with residents and touring renovated family housing.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Sept. 1 - 7, 2008

    Sep 7, 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.

  • Out of storage in Qatar, into the fight in Afghanistan

    Sep 7, 2008

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait Ac"a,! Operational and environmental conditions in Afghanistan place heavy loads on not just Soldiers, but also the combat and tactical vehicles used to transport people and equipment around the Operation Enduring Freedom area of operations.

  • 46th Engineers build better future for Baghdad

    Sep 6, 2008

    Within hours of being in country, the Soldiers of the 46th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) picked up their tools and went to work on various projects around the city of Baghdad. The 46th Eng. Bn. is assigned to the 926th Engineer Brigade serving with Multi-National Division Baghdad. <br> It was just the first week of June when the engineers left their homes at two different posts (Fort Polk, Louisiana and Fort Rucker, Alabama) and boarded planes for Kuwait.

  • Engineers help erase violence: MND-B engineers demolish damaged building to make room for new struct

    Sep 6, 2008

    The fundamental tenet to winning an insurgency is to gain the support of the population. One way of winning the citizensAca,!a,,c hearts and minds is to help erase painful memories of past violence and carnage. This is one of the missions of the Army engineers deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in northern Baghdad. Accordingly, the Soldiers of the 955th Engineer Company helped Iraqi citizens return to normal by removing a symbol of violence from their neighborhood.

  • Engineer Soldiers hit ground running: Members of 1st Platoon, A Co, 46th ECB (H) begin work at two s

    Sep 6, 2008

    Alpha Company, 46th Engineer Combat Battalion Soldiers get to work building structures, mere days after arriving in country.

  • U.S., Korea strengthen air defense readiness

    Sep 5, 2008

    SEOUL, South Korea- Soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, based out of Fort Shafter, trained with U.S. and Republic of Korea Combined Forces air defense during the Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise here Aug. 18-22.

  • CSA inspires Hawaii recruiters

    Sep 5, 2008

    PEARL CITY, Hawaii Aca,!" Hawaii recruiters met the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior officer recently when Gen. George Casey, Army Chief of Staff, stopped in for a visit to the Pearlridge Recruiting Station, Sept. 4.

  • Tuskegee Airman Looks to Today's Soldiers

    Sep 5, 2008

    Describing the Soldiers of the 832nd Ordnance Battalion as Aca,!A"co-workers for democracy,Aca,!A? a World War II Tuskegee Airman told the young Soldiers that the U.S. is depending on them to be ready when their country needs them.

  • Understanding Stress helps suicide prevention

    Sep 5, 2008

    Understanding stress helps suicide prevention

  • Reserve NCO Retires After 42-Plus Years

    Sep 5, 2008

    Reserve Master Sgt. John Kennedy has spent a lot of years in his Army boots. Forty-two and a half, to be exact. Drafted to serve in Vietnam, Kennedy has been known as Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs longest serving active duty Reserve Soldier. But on Sept. 1, Kennedy officially retired from his role at Headquarters & Headquarters Garrison Operations, ending a military career that has included tours in Vietnam and Korea, a deployment in Afghanistan, and various medals and honors, including two Purple Hearts, a Bronze Star with Valor and induction in the Madison County Hall of Heroes. HeAca,!a,,cs also enjoyed a civilian career on Redstone Arsenal. Aca,!A"The Army is probably the best thing that happened to me, even though it wasnAca,!a,,ct my choice,Aca,!A? Kennedy, 61, said. Aca,!A"It taught me discipline, it helped me to mature, it gave me an education, training and lots of opportunities. Because of the training, I was able to work in civil service. And all the people IAca,!a,,cve met in the Army and government have been great.Aca,!A?

  • 101 Critical Day Campaign closes, safety continues

    Sep 5, 2008

    As the 101 Critical Days of Summer Safety campaign comes to a close, Fort Stewart hosted an installation-wide safety day for Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers and civilians, Aug. 26.

  • Showing Thanks to Military Retirees

    Sep 5, 2008

    For military retirees, Redstone Arsenal is the place to be this Friday and Saturday. ItAca,!a,,cs the annual Retiree Appreciation Day. This is the second time in its 37-year history the event will be held on two days. Aca,!A"This is the opportunity we provide to them to come to a one-stop shop,Aca,!A? retirement services officer Cindy Anderson said, Aca,!A"where they can get everything from ID cards to vehicle registration and information (on pay and benefits).Aca,!A? The event is co-sponsored by the Garrison and the Retiree Advisory Council. Aca,!A"The purpose of the Retiree Appreciation Day is to get people aware of their benefits,Aca,!A? retired Col. Michael Gray, officer co-chairman for the retiree advisory council, said. The groupAca,!a,,cs enlisted co-chairman is retired Sgt. Maj. Doug Patrick. Aca,!A"ThereAca,!a,,cs very few installations that have two-day RADs, and weAca,!a,,cre one of them,Aca,!A? Gray said. Aca,!A"We traditionally have about 3,000 attendees.Aca,!A?

  • Soldiers' stories of lives saved, lost: Lamas helps brother-in-arms

    Sep 5, 2008

  • 3rd Sustainment Brigade Changes Command

    Sep 5, 2008

    3rd Sustainment Brigade Changes Command at Fort Stewart Aug. 27.

  • 3rd CAB Changes Command

    Sep 5, 2008

    3rd Inf. Div. CAB Changes Command

  • 56th Texas National Guard Arrives At Stewart to Train For Iraq

    Sep 5, 2008

    56th IBCT arrives at Fort Stewart, Ga to Train up in preparation for deployment to Iraq.

  • Army discusses 25 years of progress with families

    Sep 5, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren recently took time to reflect on the progress the Army has made in 25 years since beginning of the Army Family Action Plan.

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