Archive: Sep 2008

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  • Army turns to junior leaders to help prevent suicides

    Sep 5, 2008

    With National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13, Army officials say they are reviewing their current policies and emphasizing the help junior leaders and fellow Soldiers can provide to a team member in crisis.

  • Suicide Prevention: No Soldier Stands Alone

    Sep 5, 2008

    A force stands ready to help prevent suicides in the form of unit command, social workers, medical and psychological professionals, helping agencies and -- likely the first line of defense - the SoldierAca,!a,,cs own battle buddies. This is part of a package run in the Fort Hood Sentinel this week at www.forthoodsentinel.com.

  • 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) mountaineers

    Sep 5, 2008

    Green Berets of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) climb Castle Rock near Leavenworth, Wash. The Soldiers conducted military mountaineering training to maintain the skills that allow them to reach their objectives in mountainous terrain anywhere in the world. The Soldiers completed their mission to reach the summit with packs despite 30 mile-per-hour wind gusts and 95-degree Fahrenheit temperture.

  • Face of Defense: Real Estate Agent Chooses to Serve

    Sep 5, 2008

    A little more than two years ago, Juliana Rizzo was a real estate agent living in Long Island, N.Y., with her two children, Angelo and Amanda, when she decided it was time to fulfill her childhood dream.

  • America Supports You: Americans Can Text 'Thanks' to Troops

    Sep 5, 2008

    In an effort to reach the Hispanic community, which is represented in large numbers in the armed services, America Supports You is working with Interlex, an advertising, marketing and public relations firm with multicultural capabilities.

  • Family Members, Survivors Remember at Pentagon's 9/11 Memorial

    Sep 5, 2008

    A group of family members, survivors and first responders shared their thoughts about 9/11 while visiting the nearly completed Pentagon Memorial here yesterday.

  • Detroit Arsenal CYSS wins award for partnership with local schools

    Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison - Detroit Arsenal's Child, Youth and School Services Center wins prestigious Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award.

  • Survivor Recalls Memories of Pentagon Attack

    Sep 5, 2008

    The emotional trauma caused by memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon have dulled some for survivor Patrick Smith, but the pain will never leave him.

  • Army Family Action Plan continues sustainability

    Sep 5, 2008

  • AMC Commander Gets Fired Up at Watervliet

    Sep 5, 2008

    AMC Commander Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin visited the Watervliet Arsenal Sept. 4, 2008 to get a sense of the current Arsenal issues as viewed by the new commander, Col. Scott N. Fletcher. A significant issue facing the Arsenal today involves the Army's offering of up to 57 acres of Arsenal property for commercial development through an initiative called the Enhanced Use Leasing program (EUL).

  • Letterkenny answers the call

    Sep 5, 2008

    Letterkenny Army Depot answers the call by providing Soldier support and saving lives. A request from the Program Office for Force Projection, through Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, requested that LEAD fabricate armor plating for installation on the Buffalo vehicle.

  • Golden Knights' selection underway

    Sep 5, 2008

    The Golden KnightsAca,!a,,c 2008 Assessment and Selection kicked off with 20 candidates vying for the honor of wearing the black and gold uniform of the The U.S. Army Parachute Team.

  • Picatinny ARDEC emergency operations center provides support for Democratic National Convention

    Sep 5, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" Throughout the Democratic National Convention Aug. 25 Aca,!" 28, PicatinnyAca,!a,,cs Armament Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Testbed Emergency Operations Center supported the Colorado Emergency Preparedness Partnership.

  • Golden Knights sweep Canopy-Piloting Competition

    Sep 5, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, pulled off a sweep of the Canopy Piloting Competition during the 2008 Swoop Week Championship ending Sept. 1 in Longmont, Colo.

  • ARCENT begins 'Lucky Warrior' in Kuwait

    Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Army Central continued its full-spectrum operations transformation as Soldiers deployed from Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Ga., to Camp Buehring, Kuwait, to conduct Lucky Warrior 08-01.

  • JMTC Soldier Wins USAREUR & 7th Army Soldier of the Year

    Sep 5, 2008

    Joint Multinational Training Command soldier wins USAREUR's 2008 Soldier of the Year competition.

  • New chapter for Col. Story

    Sep 5, 2008

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - A familiar face is once again being seen around U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command. Col. Kurt S. Story - former Chief of Staff for Army Space Command, G3 Chief of Operations for SMDC/ARSTRAT, and 1st Space Brigade commander - has returned to the command, this time as the Deputy Commander for Operations. SMDC/ARSTRAT Commanding General Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell welcomed Story back at a ceremony Sept. 4 in Building Three, the command's operational headquarters.

  • Seal Your Vote

    Sep 5, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones speaks about MPSA and how they help Soldier's Ballots get in on time to count

  • Gustav Cleanup

    Sep 5, 2008

    Clean-up and recovery is underway as Hurricane Gustav passes.

  • 'Currahee' BLST makes a difference at FOB Sharana

    Sep 5, 2008

    An article describing a Brigade Logistic Support Team's operation at a remote Forward Operating Base, as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Currahee BLST supports Task Force Currahee of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from FOB Sharana and FOB Salerno.

  • Lt. Col. Thomas E. Languirand, chief of the Army's personnel command policy and programs divisi

    Sep 5, 2008

    Lt. Col. Thomas E. Languirand, chief of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs personnel command policy and programs division

  • National Guard teams with local citizens to stem breached levee

    Sep 5, 2008

    Members of the National Guard and personnel from a local construction company in Plaquemine Parish, La. secure heavy sandbags to a CH-47 Chinook Sept. 3. The National Guard dropped about 175 sandbags into a 300-foot breach in a Plaquemine Parish levee.

  • Yongsan Lanes earns Army management award

    Sep 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Bringing a mechanical bull into the bowling alley wasn't exactly a new idea for Robert Victorine. He just needed an excuse to do it. It's another example of how Yongsan Lanes tries to offer myriad programs and activities for serious and recreational bowlers, and those just looking for something different to do.

  • Donation links communities, aids youth sports

    Sep 5, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt youth sports program received a surprise boost Aug. 28 from the people of Weston, Conn.: 23 boxes of donated baseball supplies.

  • National Guard troops in four states prepare for Hanna

    Sep 5, 2008

    ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 4, 2008 Aca,!" Four states along the East Coast are employing their National Guards as Tropical Storm Hanna nears. Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina have almost 40,000 Army and Air National Guard members available to their governors, if needed. This includes almost 11,000 in North Carolina, 9,000 in Florida, 11,000 in South Carolina and 9,000 in Georgia.

  • Country bowling night at Yongsan brings a lot of 'bull'

    Sep 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Kristina Bean, 12, spent most of the summer riding horses while on vacation in the United States. Coming back to Yongsan, she graduated to bulls - mechnical, that is. She was one of dozens of country fans who participated in Yongsan Lanes Country Night that culminated weeklong activities as part of National Bowling Week.

  • Combat Medic Receives Bronze Star with Valor

    Sep 5, 2008

    Spc. Ryan Martinette earned a Bronze Star with Valor while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom two years ago. More importantly, he learned to give of himself, learned what it is to be a Soldier and found out what it means to be a combat medic.

  • Team Lee Stresses Suicide Awareness

    Sep 5, 2008

    Fort Lee will focus its efforts for National Suicide Prevention Week, which runs Sunday through Sept. 13. The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs theme for this year is Aca,!A"Shoulder to Shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone.Aca,!A?

  • Absentee voting: deadlines fast approaching

    Sep 5, 2008

    With the Democratic and Republican Conventions now behind us, the 2008 presidential campaign enters the home stretch as Americans look to Election Day, Nov. 4.

  • Cooking With Pena and the ROK

    Sep 5, 2008

    Pvt. Genifer Pena, a food service specialist with the 106th Medical Detachment, prepares potato salad with Sgt. Nam, Jae Min, the senior chief food specialist with the 1st Military Working Dog Center, Chuncheon, South Korea. For 9 days she was imbedded with the ROK cooks as the 129th Medical Detachment deployed and provided veterinarian assistance to the MWDC. Her mission was to prepare an American dish with every meal for both the ROK and U.S. Soldiers.

  • Army Observes National Suicide Prevention Week: Reinforces Theme of "Shoulder to Shoulder - No

    Sep 4, 2008

    In conjunction with its observance of National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13, and the National Guard and Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs month-long observation, Sept. 6 Aca,!" Oct. 5, the Army is promoting the need for leaders at all levels to be more proactive and take greater responsibility to prevent suicides through increased training, intervention and access to behavioral health resources.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Cites Pentagon Memorial's Importance

    Sep 4, 2008

    With the official opening of the Pentagon Memorial a week away, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflected on the events of nearly seven years ago that inspired the memorialAca,!a,,cs creation.

  • Memorial Reminds Americans That Each Generation Must Fight for Freedom

    Sep 4, 2008

    The Pentagon Memorial -- scheduled to be dedicated next week on the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack -- is a reminder that Aca,!A"each generation inherits freedom, and itAca,!a,,cs up to each generation to protect it and pass it along,Aca,!A? a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS SWEEP CANOPY PILOTING COMPETITION, DONATES PRIZE MONEY TO WOUNDED WARRIOR FOUNDATION.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS' 2008 ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION UNDERWAY.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • 'Its fun to play at the Y-M-C-A'

    Sep 4, 2008

    When summer hits and school lets out, parents can be sure of two things; their children will have plenty of energy to burn, and they as parents will spend countless hours trying to find new and entertaining ways to keep their children from uttering those famous words, Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm bored!Aca,!A?

  • COE Humanitarian Workshop

    Sep 4, 2008

    CAMP ZAMA, JAPAN Aca,!" More than 30 U.S. Servicemembers from around the Pacific Rim attended a five-day training workshop that focused on military assistance to civilian-led humanitarian assistance and disaster responses here on Aug. 25 Aca,!" 29. The Hawaii-based Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance administered the Combined Humanitarian Assistance Response Training, which focused on a wide variety of topics such as refugee assistance, food and water distribution, and public health considerations.

  • Eisenhower's Granddaughter Revisits History At Fort Sam

    Sep 4, 2008

  • Program Offers Customers New Ways To Submit Feedback

    Sep 4, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" A new Army program is offering garrison customers new avenues to let their voices be heard, whether itAca,!a,,cs to recognize outstanding service, bring forth a concern or make a recommendation.

  • Ready Army Launches at Fort Sam

    Sep 4, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" Ready Army, an emergency preparedness campaign, is under way and aimed at Soldiers, their Families, Army civilians and contractors to prepare them for all hazards and to encourage them to Aca,!" Get a kit. Make a plan. Be informed.

  • ADMC, Amtec have developed a 'chemistry' in missile recycling

    Sep 4, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--An award-winning, one-of-its-kind tactical missile demilitarization and recycling program at Anniston Army Depot has fostered a thriving partnership between the Army and Huntsville, Ala.-based Amtec Corporation. Anniston Defense Munitions CenterAca,!a,,cs Missile Recycling Center dismantles obsolete TOWAca,!"tube-launched, optically tracked, and wire-guidedAca,!"missiles that were first manufactured in the early 1970s.

  • U.S. Army Golden Knights Help Celebrate Chicago Air and Water Show

    Sep 4, 2008

  • Motion Picture Academy returns Oscar to Army

    Sep 4, 2008

    Sixty-six years after first earning an Academy Award, the Oscar statuette is now back in the hands of the United States Army and bound for Washington, D.C., to be placed on display at the Pentagon.

  • And the Oscar Goes To.......

    Sep 4, 2008

    The Oscar statuette earned by Frank CapraAca,!a,,cs 1942 documentary Aca,!A"Prelude to War,Aca,!A? the first film in the United States Army Special ServicesAca,!a,,c Aca,!A"Why We FightAca,!A? series, was returned to the to the U.S. Army in a ceremony Sept. 3rd at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study.

  • THE ANTIETAM CAMPAIGN

    Sep 4, 2008

    Aca,!A"AntietamAca,!a,,cs cannon long shall boom.Aca,!A? Herman Melville.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT FA40 Space Symposium Underway

    Sep 4, 2008

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A crowd of 100 individuals attended the 2008 U.S. Army FA40 Space Operations Symposium opening event in Colorado Springs on the evening of Sept. 2, at the Radisson Hotel. The four-day symposium is designed to provide an operational update to the Army Space Operations Professionals (FA40) as well as provide education on force improvements and new initiatives at strategic, operational and tactical levels. The symposium will also serve as a forum to discuss Army Space Operations Officer's roles, responsibilities, opportunities and Army Space issues impacting the Army community.

  • Army Family Action Plan

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. MacDonald says the Army Family Action plan still at work.

  • Healing Waters

    Sep 4, 2008

    In a small Pennsylvania town, Project Healing Waters is feeding the soul. Dave Annarino reports.

  • Volunteers urged to register with online tracking system

    Sep 4, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Volunteers here are being asked once again to step up to the plate. Only this time, itAca,!a,,cs not for the benefit of an organization or event, but for themselves.

  • AMC's Condon speaks at Women's Equality Day luncheon, briefly tours Anniston depot

    Sep 4, 2008

    To commemorate the occasion at the Tank Rebuild Center of the World, one of Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs top female leaders addressed an audience of more than 105 Anniston Army Depot employees at the WomenAca,!a,,cs Equality Day luncheon. Citing one of her favorite passages, Kathryn Condon, executive deputy to the commanding general, spoke about change. Aca,!A"Be the change you want to see in your world,Aca,!A? she said.

  • Picatinny ARDEC emergency operations center provides support for Democratic National Convention

    Sep 4, 2008

    In a partnership between the New Jersey Business Force and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Picatinny Arsenal's testbed Emergency Operations Center was put to use during the Democratic National Convention Aug. 25-28.

  • Give me 'five'

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Patrick Aspland, a Fort Ann, N.Y., native, gets a Aca,!EoefiveAca,!a,,c from a young child while leaving the Boob al-Sham community, northeast of Baghdad, Aug. 25. Aspland is the executive officer for the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad.

  • Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, deputy chief of staff G-1, U.S. Army

    Sep 4, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, deputy chief of staff G-1, U.S. Army

  • 129th Medical Detachment, South Korea

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Michelle Franklin, commander of the 129th Veterinary Medicine Medical Detachment, and 1st Lt. Park, Sung-gu, a veterinarian with the 1st Republic of Korea Military Working Dog Center, operate on Kase, a 5-year-old German shepherd while Pvt. 1st Class Jo, Sung-ha, 1st ROK MWDC records the operation for training purposes at the ROK MWDC. The 129th Veterinary Medicine Medical Detachment, a self-contained and deployable veterinary animal treatment facility, deployed to the ROK MWDC, Chuncheon, South Korea, Aug. 23 - 31 to conduct combined veterinarian-care operations.

  • 602nd Aviation Support Battalion Soldiers provide essential support to brigade

    Sep 4, 2008

    Soldiers from Alpha Company 602nd Aviation Support Battalion recently trained to clean up fuel spills and to provide clean water to their unit using the Light Water Purification System.

  • Soldiers help battle California wildfires

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- Six Soldiers, dressed in yellow firefighter jackets with helmets and thick boots, stood in front of a 78,000 pound tactical fire truck awaiting orders. A fire suddenly blazed 40 feet into the sky behind them, but the Soldiers didnAca,!a,,ct flinch. Instead, they made their way around the truck, taking time to check and secure their gear.

  • The 2008 Army Modernization Strategy

    Sep 3, 2008

    The official 2008 Army Modernization Strategy, available for download at Army.mil

  • Life on the DMZ

    Sep 3, 2008

    Seoul, South Korea, is a huge city Aca,!" some 10.3 million Koreans live there amongst modern skyscrapers, ancient temples, endless fields of high-rise apartment complexes and an expansive network of subways and trains.

  • Guard, Corps of Engineers continue hurricane operations

    Sep 3, 2008

    Some 14,000 troops are supporting recovery efforts following Hurricane Gustav and the Guard is monitoring three additional storms developing in the Atlantic region: Hanna, Ike and Josephine.

  • Interactive DVD among new tools to prevent suicides

    Sep 3, 2008

    National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13, will be an opportunity for the Army to roll out some new initiatives and training tools, said one of the Army Aca,!a,,cs leading psychiatrists.

  • Watervliet Arsenal's future workforce tied by one purpose

    Sep 3, 2008

    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. Such is the feeling and passion of the apprentices at the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Watervliet Arsenal, according to Al Frament, the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs Apprenticeship Program Coordinator.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Bowling Tournament

    Sep 3, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT Headquarters and Headquarters Company hosted a bowling tournament at the Redstone Arsenal bowling alley on Friday, August 22, at 11 a.m. With 6 teams and 23 participants, the groups cheered for strikes and taunted those with gutter balls while simultaneously enjoying one another's company. The FWC Strikers team of Simone Philson, Mark Collins, Veronica Collins, and Lee Henry finished in first place.

  • IA, U.S. conduct air assault, apprehend criminals in Maysan

    Sep 3, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Army Soldiers conducted an air assault Aug. 30 to apprehend four criminals connected to attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces in the Dhi Qar and Maysan provinces.

  • Hollywood comes to town: D.B. Sweeney raises a supportive voice for the troops

    Sep 3, 2008

    You may know D.B. Sweeney from his acting roles in numerous big-budget films such as Lonesome Dove, The Cutting Edge, or Gardens of Stone, and even though he has never won an Oscar for these roles, he should be nominated for best Aca,!A"supportingAca,!A? actor of the troops.

  • Rocking the vote

    Sep 3, 2008

    A voter's assistance event being conducted in Kuwait, part of Armed Forces Voting Week activities.

  • H3 Workshop

    Sep 3, 2008

    The Army is healing, helping and hiring its Heroes.

  • AFAP Housing

    Sep 3, 2008

    Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers get great on-post housing.

  • Simulated car bomb kicks off Hohenfels exercise

    Sep 3, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" To early-morning drivers, it seemed as if Hohenfels was in the middle of a catastrophe.

  • Oregon Guard trains on howitzer

    Sep 3, 2008

    Field artillerymen of Battery A, 2-218th Field Artillery, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard, fire a 105mm shell from a howitzer at Yakima Training Grounds, Wash., during the unitAca,!a,,cs annual training Aug. 9.

  • Staff Sgt. Guy Bounds, a National Guardsman from Starkville, Miss.

    Sep 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Guy Bounds, a National Guardsman from Starkville, Miss.

  • Army releases 2008 Modernization Strategy

    Sep 2, 2008

    Last week the Army released the 2008 Army Modernization Strategy, the blueprint for the future of Army modernization.

  • 'Ready Army' campaign begins as part of National Preparedness Month

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army launched the Aca,!A"Ready ArmyAca,!A? campaign Sept. 2, in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security's National Preparedness Month, which encompasses the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Funeral

    Sep 2, 2008

    The funeral of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones at Public Hall in downtown Cleveland Aug. 30 included a joint-service Honor Guard and representation from the Army's Office of the Chief of Legislative Liaison .

  • Apache crew chiefs get rare chance to fly

    Sep 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" When CH-47F Chinook or UH-60 Black Hawk crew chiefs finish their pre-flight checks, they jump aboard and fly off with the pilots, but typically when AH-64D Apache attack helicopter crew chiefs finish up their pre-flight duties, they simply salute the two pilots and head back to the hangar.

  • Couples strengthen communication skills at retreat

    Sep 2, 2008

    LAIE, Hawaii Aca,!" They came from across the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) prepared to strengthen their marriages and repair strained relationships brought on by the stress and uncertainty of separation and deployment to a war zone.

  • Army Experience Center opens in Philadelphia

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army opened the Army Experience Center, a one-of-a-kind, 14,500-square-foot virtual educational facility Friday at the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia.

  • Free Internet service provided to Rough Rider Soldiers

    Sep 2, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!"Captain Victor Egbon, had an idea, but he wasnAca,!a,,ct sure how possible it would be.

  • Army school helps recruits meet requirement for enlistment

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army is nearing capacity on it's basic training preparatory school at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Romanian 'White Sharks' assume authority from 'Black Wolves'

    Sep 2, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Romanian, Iraqi and U.S. military leaders and several local Iraqi leaders gathered for the Romanian ArmyAca,!a,,cs 341st Infantry Battalion, Aca,!A"White Sharks,Aca,!A? assumption of authority from the 151st Infantry Battalion, Aca,!A"Black Wolves,Aca,!A? at Camp Dracula Aug. 21.

  • Iraqi Army, Long Knives provide medical care

    Sep 2, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARRY OWEN, Iraq- The improving security situation and ever-increasing capabilities of the Iraqi Army are enabling the people of Maysan Province to receive improved medical care.

  • Guard supporting Gustav evacuees, patrolling New Orleans

    Sep 2, 2008

    More than 7,000 National Guard troops assisted local authorities with evacuation and security efforts in New Orleans and performed dozens of other missions across Louisiana as Hurricane Gustav approached.

  • G-1 Army Suicide Prevention Program

    Sep 2, 2008

    The official G-1 Army Suicide Prevention Program website.

  • Fort Bragg's Directorate of Logistics works smarter to support Soldiers

    Sep 2, 2008

    Every Soldier requires weapons, ammunition, food, supplies, clothing and vehicles, but many probably donAca,!a,,ct realize one organization is responsible for just about everything a Soldier needs to do his job. The Fort Bragg Directorate of Logistics provides logistics, some training and readiness support to active duty and reserve components units, state and federal agencies and other customers for maintenance, transportation, supply and services. Aca,!A"We touch everything that the Soldier eats, wears, the fuel that he puts in his vehicle, the material he uses to build his foxhole, the weapon and bullets that he fires and the vehicle he drives,Aca,!A? said Robert Franks, DOL director.

  • Guard assisting with convention security in Minnesota

    Sep 2, 2008

    During the first day of the Republican National Convention here, members of the Minnesota Army National Guard were called upon to provide crowd control.

  • Survivor of 9/11 Attack Honors Memory of Sister Who Died in Pentagon

    Sep 2, 2008

    Fifteen minutes before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack at the Pentagon, two sisters, both Defense Department employees, sat in the buildingAca,!a,,cs five-sided center courtyard to talk about their familyAca,!a,,cs newest development.

  • Equality Day March inspires tri-border area

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- It could have been a scene from 1920 as military and civilian personnel at USAG Schinnen, Netherlands, marked WomenAca,!a,,cs Equality Day with a two-mile morning march to celebrate the day women first won the right to vote, Aug. 26.

  • Memorial Designer Reflects on Work as Opening Nears

    Sep 2, 2008

    Being chosen to design the Pentagon Memorial that will be dedicated here Sept. 11 is an achievement that may never be topped in an architectAca,!a,,cs career, one of the Pentagon MemorialAca,!a,,cs lead designers said.

  • Gunning for Gold

    Sep 2, 2008

    Olympics wrap up; Fort Riley covenant signing.

  • Army Test Pilot

    Sep 2, 2008

    Army Test Pilots put military aircraft through their paces.

  • Fort Bragg trains for a race against time to safety

    Sep 2, 2008

    In theater, time is everything. From the moment danger is detected to the time spent getting everyone out of harmAca,!a,,cs way, whether it was from an explosion to a hostile situation they must be ready to evacuate, sometimes leaving little to no time to even adjust or lock their seat belts in place.

  • Fort Bragg's Directorate of Logistics works smarter to support Soldiers

    Sep 2, 2008

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Every Soldier requires weapons, ammunition, food, supplies, clothing and vehicles, but many probably donAca,!a,,ct realize one organization is responsible for just about everything a Soldier needs to do his job. The Fort Bragg Directorate of Logistics provides logistics, some training and readiness support to active duty and reserve components units, state and federal agencies and other customers for maintenance, transportation, supply and services. Aca,!A"We touch everything that the Soldier eats, wears, the fuel that he puts in his vehicle, the material he uses to build his foxhole, the weapon and bullets that he fires and the vehicle he drives,Aca,!A? said Robert Franks, DOL director.

  • Fort Bragg recognizes two units with environmental compliance awards

    Sep 2, 2008

    The 37th Engineer Battalion and 7th Special Forces Group were recognized by the Directorate of Public WorksAca,!a,,c Environmental Division for their outstanding compliance with environmental regulations during the third quarter of fiscal year 2008.

  • Watervliet Arsenal to offer 57 acres for private development

    Sep 2, 2008

    Through an Industry Forum hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Sept. 11, the Watervliet Arsenal will offer up to 57 acres of property for private development. Seven parcels of land, which include softball fields to unoccupied buildings, will be offered to private developers as part of the Enhanced Use Leasing Program. Under this program, the Corps of Engineers will seek a developer or multiple developers who will enter into a long-term lease, normally 25-50 years, in exchange for in-kind services.

  • Hometown News kicks off holiday greetings program

    Sep 2, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Sep. 02, 2008) Aca,!" An Army and Air Force Hometown News Service team from San Antonio, Texas, will be traveling throughout Europe this month recording holiday greetings for broadcast on television and radio stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Those eligible to participate include: active-duty service members, government civilians, retirees, Department of Defense Dependent School teachers and family members who will not be home for the holidays.

  • Army Materiel command "Eastern Expansion" underway at Bagram Airfield

    Sep 2, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 20, 2008) Ac"a,! Growing families have a tendency to spread out Aca,!" the Army Materiel Command family here is no exception. As support requirements have matured, necessary logistics operations, from robotics to the Project Manager-Soldier Rapid Fielding Initiative to a host of other AMC equipment maintenance and repair facilities have been established wherever suitable space could be found across the bustling Bagram Airfield landscape.

  • Deployed civilians aid Soldiers in global war on terror

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Lost in the mass of Army Combat Uniform-clothed Soldiers downrange, one can also find Department of Defense (DoD) civilians deployed right alongside those Soldiers.

  • Speaker shares survival story

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With Nov. 3 just around the corner, when Americans Aca,!" men and women Aca,!" will turn out in multitudes to elect the 44th President of the United States, it seems fitting that this yearAca,!a,,cs WomenAca,!a,,cs Equality Day theme was Aca,!A"Celebrating WomenAca,!a,,cs Right to Vote.Aca,!A?

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, Aug. 25 - Aug. 31, 2008

    Sep 2, 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.

  • Wheeler school earns JVEF award

    Sep 2, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" The 2008 Joint Venture in Education Forum (JVEF) Norbert Commendation Award was bestowed on Wheeler Middle School, the first middle school to earn this honor.

  • Hawaii school funds depend on survey cards

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Students will bring home a federal survey card for parents to complete Sept. 1; these cards need to be returned to schools Sept. 2.

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