Archive: Jan 2009

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  • New vehicles used in anti-IED training

    Jan 29, 2009

    At more than 8 feet tall and weighing more than 33,000 pounds, Fort JacksonAca,!a,,cs newest addition definitely leaves an impression. But last week, approximately 20 Soldiers, Sailors and civilians faced the massive Iraqi Light Armored Vehicle as part of a training class aimed at protecting deployed military personnel against Improvised Explosive Devices.

  • New housing rules include breed restrictions

    Jan 29, 2009

    Those considering a move on-post may realize that while the family is welcome, some of their furry friends are not. The Department of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs revised pet policy for privatized housing, released earlier this month, prohibits several categories of Aca,!A"aggressive or potentially aggressiveAca,!A? dog breeds.

  • Guard responds in states hit by ice, snow

    Jan 29, 2009

    An increasing number of National Guard troops were activated in two states on Tuesday as a major winter storm spread ice and snow from Texas to Maine.

  • Village culvert connects Sunni Arabs, Turkomen

    Jan 29, 2009

  • Army expands role in promoting stability, security in Africa

    Jan 29, 2009

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Army Southern European Task Force officially has assumed its new role as the Army component for U.S. Africa Command, and has launched an effort to build and strengthen relationships with African army organizations and national and international partners.

  • Obama thanks troops after meeting with defense chiefs

    Jan 29, 2009

    WASHINGTON Aca,!" In his first visit to the Pentagon as commander in chief, President Barack Obama today thanked U.S. troops and pledged to provide the resources they need to accomplish their missions.

  • SFAC specialist helps wounded troops 'figure out what to do'

    Jan 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- When wounded warriors in the Heidelberg area go to the Soldier and Family Assistance Center, they will find the friendly face of someone who says her favorite part of her job is simply talking with Soldiers.

  • Students spend a day in the 'Real World' medical style

    Jan 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Approximately 100 students and parents made their way through the Real World Medical Career Fair Jan. 25 at Heidelberg Middle School on Patrick Henry Village.

  • MPs acknowledged for saving family from fire

    Jan 29, 2009

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- Two Soldiers from the 272nd Military Police Company received the Army Commendation Medal in Mannheim Jan. 22 for their heroic actions in rescuing a family from an apartment fire.

  • Garrison staff attends installation management workshop

    Jan 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - About 40 key staff members from U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan and the Installation Management Command-Korea Region attended a workshop Jan. 29 at the Yongsan Religious Retreat Center.

  • Iraqi family accepts Sustainers generosity

    Jan 29, 2009

    During a logistical mission, Soldiers from the 353rd Trans. Co., 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, took time to bring care packages to a Family who lives on the banks of the Tigris River Dec. 12.

  • ISF, medical workers vote in Salah ad-Din province special elections

    Jan 29, 2009

    Iraqi Police, Iraqi Army and provincial officials work together to coordinate security at the Provincial Joint Coordination Center in Tikrit, Iraq, during the Salah ad-Din special elections Jan. 28. Salah ad-Din province held a special needs voting day for Iraqi Police, Iraqi Army, and medical workers so that they are available to work during the elections on Jan. 31. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 25th Infantry Division.)

  • ISF, medical workers vote in Salah ad-Din province special elections

    Jan 29, 2009

    Ali Abed, an Iraqi Policeman, proudly shows his blackened finger after voting during the Salah ad-Din special elections. Salah ad-Din province held a special needs voting day for Iraqi Police, Iraqi Army, and medical workers so that they are available to work during the elections Jan. 31. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 25th Infantry Division.)

  • Iraqi Transportation Network welcomes new partnership

    Jan 29, 2009

    The 699th Maintenance Company, 100th Brigade Support Battalion, assumed responsibility to provide command and control and escort element of the Iraqi Transportation Network on Joint Base Balad, Iraq on Jan. 6, 2009.

  • Time to remember four heroic chaplains

    Jan 29, 2009

  • Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Pennoni, Jr.

    Jan 28, 2009

    Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Pennoni, Jr.

  • Space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 crew lands in Middle East to show troop support

    Jan 28, 2009

    Returning to Earth from their November 2008 mission, the crew from the Space Shuttle EndeavourAca,!a,,cs STS-126 mission will pay a special visit to the troops in Germany and the Middle East Jan. 26-Feb. 5. Crew members visiting the troops include Commander Chris Ferguson (Capt., USN), Pilot Eric Boe (Col., USAF) and Mission Specialists Donald Pettit, Steve Bowen (Capt., USN), Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (Capt., USN) and Shane Kimbrough (Lt. Col., USA).

  • Ice covered

    Jan 28, 2009

    Iced statue after a Jan. 28 2009 ice storm at Fort Campbell, KY.

  • Frozen warrior

    Jan 28, 2009

    Ice covered statue at Fort Campbell

  • 56th Presidential Inaugural Parade

    Jan 28, 2009

    Since 1956, the Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) have been a part of presidential inaugural parades. On Jan. 20, 2009, the United States welcomed its 44th president, Pres. Barack H. Obama. For Obama's inaugural parade, over 700 Old Guard Soldiers participated in the parade, in elements such as the Commander in Chiefs Guard, the Fife and Drum Corps, the Armed Forces Color Guard, the Army Honor Guard Company, and the joint and Army cordon.

  • Iraqi Army partners with Sustainers for ammunition operations

    Jan 28, 2009

    Iraqi Army leaders met with Sustainers from the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) at the Bayji National Ammunition Depot, Iraq on Jan. 26.

  • Wounded Warriors Teach Skiing At Whitetail Resort

    Jan 28, 2009

    Wounded Warriors Teach Skiing At Whitetail Resort

  • Pre-Deployment Promotion

    Jan 28, 2009

    Image of promotion ceremony for members of an Army Reserve unit deploying to Afghanistan.

  • Tribal Leaders host Sustainment Commanders

    Jan 28, 2009

    Shaykh Tayseer Mohammed Al-Marshad of the Al Ghizi tribe invited Col. Robert Schmitt, 287th Sustainment Brigade commander, and Lt. Col. David Whaling, 157th Combat Services Support Battalion, to a formal luncheon at his Al Nasiriyah compound on Jan. 21.

  • Disney Parks Celebrate U.S. Military With Free, Multi-day Admission to Theme Parks in 2009

    Jan 28, 2009

    As Disney Parks ask Aca,!A"What Will You Celebrate'Aca,!A? and invite guests to turn their personal milestones into magical family vacations in 2009, AmericaAca,!a,,cs military personnel will have one more reason to celebrate: Free multi-day admission to DisneyAca,!a,,cs U.S. theme parks.

  • Wreath at Arlington Cemetery

    Jan 28, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, the Sergeant of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, assists then President-Elect Barack H. Obama and then Vice-President- Elect Joseph Biden lay a wreath in Arlington National Cemetery on January 18, 2009.

  • Taking His Place in History

    Jan 28, 2009

    Photo of the new official photo of President Barack Obama being hung in the Fort Meade garrison headquarters building on Jan. 21.

  • Army testing cannon for FCS Mounted Combat System

    Jan 28, 2009

  • First Junior Enlisted Full Honors in Arlington

    Jan 28, 2009

  • Vietnam vet, former Steeler shares lessons with Guard

    Jan 28, 2009

    A Vietnam War veteran, who overcame great odds to become a successful National Football League player, shared his message of strength, attitude and optimism during the North Dakota National Guard's 2009 Safety Conference Jan. 24.

  • The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) brings a new battalion into the new year

    Jan 28, 2009

    The Old Guard celebrated the activation of 4th Battalion in Conmy Hall, Fort Myer on Dec. 18. On June 3, 1784, the battalion began as a company of the First American Regiment. After several reactivations and redesignations throughout the centuries, 4th battalion was redesignated to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment on Oct. 1, 2005.

  • Old Guard leads the way for Inaugural Parade

    Jan 28, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) participated in almost every aspect of the 56th Inauguration of President Barack H. Obama in Washington D.C. The Old Guard has marched as the official Aca,!A"Escort to the President" since the 1953 inaugural parade of President Eisenhower after President Truman designated them the title in 1952.

  • Army implements new initiatives and reorganizes existing programs committed to Sexual Harassment/Ass

    Jan 28, 2009

  • Army implements new initiatives and reorganizes existing programs committed to Sexual Harassment/Ass

    Jan 28, 2009

    Army implements new initiatives and reorganizes existing programs committed to Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response

  • Army implements new initiatives and reorganizes existing programs committed to Sexual Harassment/Ass

    Jan 28, 2009

    Army implements new initiatives and reorganizes existing programs committed to Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response

  • Old Guard Soldier cooks up prize-winning creation

    Jan 28, 2009

    An Old Guard Soldier walked away with a silver medal at the 2008 U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition in Fort Lee, Va., on Friday. Spc. Jeffrey Vaughan, a cook with the 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) submitted Draco, a 2 A,A1/2 foot long Chinese Dragon made of white chocolate into the centerpiece category of the competition.

  • U.S. Army South unfurls new 'Spanish Galleon' flag

    Jan 28, 2009

    United States Army South Commander Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber unfurled the new U.S. Army South flag at his headquarters here Jan 23.

  • U.S. Army South hosts Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio

    Jan 28, 2009

    More than 25 members of the Military-Civilian Club of San Antonio visited the U.S. Army South headquarters Dec. 15 at the invitation of Army South Commander Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber.

  • Fort Campbell library program promotes reading

    Jan 28, 2009

    For the third year running, the Robert F. Sink Library, in conjunction with the Military Child Education Coalition, is hosting the Tell Me a Story program for military families and other members of the post community. The event is set for Feb. 22 from 3 until 5 p.m. at the library, 38 Screaming Eagle Blvd.

  • Fort Campbell unleashes dog parks

    Jan 28, 2009

    Fort Campbell will soon add two dogs parks to community areas.

  • Gates: Guard's domestic missions must not suffer

    Jan 28, 2009

    The National GuardAca,!a,,cs domestic responsibilities must not suffer because of operational missions, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday.

  • Soldiers of 1st Armored Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team continue partnership with Iraqis for

    Jan 28, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Jan. 28, 2009) -- Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division continued their support of upcoming Iraqi provincial elections by taking part in a regional security meeting at 9th Iraqi Army Division headquarters in Al Rasheed, Jan. 29. During the meeting, which brigade officials described as an opportunity to discuss how to ensure safe, secure and legitimate elections, 2nd BCT leaders watched Iraqi army and police elements conduct a full dress rehearsal of their security plan for the MadaAca,!a,,cin Qada.

  • Depot employee claims award with determination, hard work

    Jan 28, 2009

    A tenant employee earned a Defense Logistics Agency-level award for her role in processing over 45,000 lines of unserviceable and battle-damaged combat equipment valued at $4.6 million.

  • High marks net honor graduate award

    Jan 28, 2009

    Edward Kilduff, security specialist, achieved honor status while attending the Defense Security Service Academy.

  • National Engineers' Week - Feb. 15-21

    Jan 28, 2009

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT EMPLOYS 141 ENGINEERS -- Safety engineer (1), Civil engineers (2), Environmental engineers (2), Chemical engineers (2), Electrical engineers (3), Computer engineers (5), Mechanical engineers (23), Electronics engineers (83), and Industrial engineers (20)

  • New technology improves cable harness fabrication

    Jan 28, 2009

    A technologically-advanced process will save time and improve the quality of cable harnesses produced at Tobyhanna.

  • 10th Mountain Division leads new Afghanistan deployments

    Jan 28, 2009

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - As part of the shift in the U.S. focus in the war on terror, Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division's, 3rd Brigade Combat Team are taking up positions in eastern Afghanistan that until now have had little coalition presence.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest provides recreation outlets for combat-tested Soldiers

    Jan 28, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The first of approximately 8,000 Soldiers began cycling through Installation Management Command-Europe's high-adventure, adrenaline-pumping Warrior Adventure Quest recreation program earlier this month.

  • Iraqis, Sustainers, PRT, Cavalry Troopers join forces to build economic momentum near Balad

    Jan 28, 2009

    Iraqi business owners hosted Coalition forces and members of the Balad Provincial Reconstruction Team Saturday to discuss expansion of local businesses using Iraqi trucking initiatives in a combined effort to boost the local economy here.

  • Stryker Brigade, Military Police Soldiers return from Iraq

    Oct 14, 2011

    More than 180 Soldiers from two Hawaii-based units, the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 25th Infantry Division, and the 728th Military Police Battalion, returned from 15-month deployments to Iraq early Tuesday morning to a joyous reception at the Wheeler Army Airfield Multiple Deployment Facility, Hawaii.

  • 25th AFAP: Army to double money for family programs

    Jan 27, 2009

    The Army Family Action Plan kicked off its 25th anniversary conference with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren telling the 117 delegates that funding would double from $700 million to $1.4 billion for family programs in the coming year.

  • Web Cast from Iraq to Chicagoland Attorneys

    Jan 27, 2009

  • Web Cast from Iraq to Chicagoland Attorneys

    Jan 27, 2009

    Capt. Lindsey Kimber, Staff Judge Advocate, 34 Task Force, Combat Action Brigade in Iraq gives a Web Cast to Chicagoland attorneys during a Veterans Advocacy Training seminar at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Ill. January 23, 2009.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT employee works with NASA on Ares I

    Jan 27, 2009

    Dave Tilson, SMDC/ARSTRAT engineer, worked with NASA on the Ares I Vehicle this summer.

  • Army striving to decrease sexual assault, increase reporting

    Jan 27, 2009

    Through its Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention and Response Program, the Army hopes to change command climates to make victims of sexual assault feel more comfortable reporting the crime.

  • Painting with powder

    Jan 27, 2009

    Brian Kanuik, powder coat technician, uses a new method to apply a primer coat of paint to an antenna mount.

  • Long Knives attend Oasis Grand Opening

    Jan 27, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" As part of a program initiative to spark the local economy in the Dhi Qar province, Iraqi businessmen held a grand opening for the new Oasis Market here Jan. 23.

  • Communication and Technology

    Jan 27, 2009

  • Senior enlisted mechanic teaches new troops tools for success

    Jan 27, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Maintaining tactical vehicles and ensuring they are (combat ready) can be considered a challenging task, but for Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division who work in the Aca,!EoeThunder HorseAca,!a,,c motor pool on base here itAca,!a,,cs a routine operation.

  • Operation Goodwill aids Iraqis in Maysan

    Jan 27, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE GARRY OWEN, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Police from the Al Hussein Station assisted by Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, joined forces during Operation Goodwill to send a positive message to the citizens in Amarah Jan. 23.

  • Torch party lights the way for First Team troopers as they head to Iraq

    Jan 27, 2009

    After returning from a range, Division Special Troops Battalion torch party personnel, Jasper, Texas native Staff Sgt. Rad Chimney, a food service specialist noncommissioned officer with Company A, and Houston native Pfc. Steven Curry, a food service specialist from Headquarters Service Company, DSTB, sort through spent ammunition shells Jan. 23 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Along with scheduling weapons ranges for DSTB Soldiers in Kuwait, the torch party also provides the DSTBAca,!a,,cs main body troops with ammunition and transportation to the range training site.

  • 81st RSC supports more than 100 Soldiers, families during Orlando Yellow Ribbon event

    Jan 27, 2009

    The 81st Regional Support Command welcomed more than 100 Soldiers and their families at the Orlando Yellow Ribbon Reintegration held Jan. 23-25 near Downtown Disney complex. The Soldiers, who have recently returned from combat tours, and their families, participated in the three-day event.

  • 1st Cav. makes stop in Kuwait before Iraq

    Jan 27, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait Aca,!" Main Body Soldiers from the Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, took their first major step toward their 12-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Rotation 08-10 this week arriving to Kuwait before heading to their final destination in Iraq.

  • A different perspective: Deployment through an artist's eyes

    Jan 27, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- When a Soldier deploys for the first time, it can be an overwhelming experience which will draw on all the life lessons, personal accountability and integrity they have gained over the course of their life.

  • Senior executive mentors support the fiscal 2009 IMCOM mentoring program - serving the Army bench

    Jan 27, 2009

    The Installation Management CommandAca,!a,,cs Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program kicked off its fourth year with a recent meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Senior executives J. Randall Robinson, IMCOM West Region director, and mentoring champion, and IMCOM Executive Director John Nerger opened the fiscal 2009 program with the 30 mentee and mentor pairs selected from IMCOM regions and headquarters.

  • Parts pull mission on mechanized vehicles expands at Sierra

    Jan 27, 2009

    Critical parts pull effort began at Sierra to support production lines at Anniston Army Depot

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT employee works with NASA on Ares I

    Jan 27, 2009

    David Tilson, SMDC/ARSTRAT engineer, worked on NASA's Ares I Vehicle this summer.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT employee works with NASA on Ares I

    Jan 27, 2009

    David Tilson, SMDC/ARSTRAT engineer, worked on NASA's Ares I Vehicle this summer.

  • AMSC hosts Leadership Symposium

    Jan 27, 2009

    Challenges come in every profession. The military knows this all too well. On Tuesday, the Army Management Staff College at Fort Belvoir kicked off its three-day Leadership Symposium on the very subject and welcomed Maj. Gen. Vincent E. Boles, assistant DCS, G-4, as its keynote speaker.

  • Vet inspectors help recall peanut butter products

    Jan 27, 2009

    Veterinary Command food inspectors are assisting in the recall of peanut butter products from store shelves, vending machines, theaters, dining facilities and other places on U.S. bases

  • Brothers in life, brothers in arms

    Jan 27, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs not uncommon to meet two brothers who both serve in the Army, but itAca,!a,,cs a little more unusual to meet a pair who serves in the same division.

  • 'Blues Platoon' conducts 'Fallen Angel' training

    Jan 27, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" In preparation for their upcoming deployment to Iraq, the Blues Platoon participated in essential training exercises designed to test their ability to provide security for downed aircraft Jan.15 on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • 'Black Jack' Brigade honors MLK legacy

    Jan 27, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait Aca,!" Even though the Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division has only spent a few weeks in Kuwait, and most of their focus has been to train for their mission to Iraq, the Equal Opportunity Office took the time to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Aca,!a,,cs life achievements Jan. 19 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • Mannequins help Soldiers learn to save lives

    Jan 27, 2009

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- The firefight echoed through the tent.

  • Hohenfels donations nearly double CFC goal

    Jan 27, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" Though many American families are feeling the pinch of the global economic slump, the Combined Federal Campaign Overseas saw an increase in donations this year from the U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels community Aca,!" more than $50,000 worth.

  • CSA visits Asymmetric Warfare Group, 1st Army East

    Jan 27, 2009

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. spent the better part of Jan. 22 at Fort Meade, Md., learning more about the capabilities, manning and training cycles of the Asymmetric

  • Guest speaker emphasizes King's call to service

    Jan 27, 2009

    Aca,!A"Yes, I can!Aca,!A? Those three words echoed throughout the MG Robert B. Solomon Center as Theresa K. Gibson spoke to more than 600 attendees gathered to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 15. For the Fort Jackson schools administrator, the phrase Aca,!"Aca,!" adapted from President ObamaAca,!a,,cs campaign slogan Aca,!"Aca,!" serves as a rallying cry as Americans continue toward making KingAca,!a,,cs dream a reality.

  • Year of the Noncommissioned Officer - Spotlight NCO

    Jan 27, 2009

  • Civilian leaders learn teamwork, Army style

    Jan 27, 2009

    More than 50 members of the Leadership Columbia program visited Fort Jackson Jan. 13 to learn about how the Army trains Soldiers and develops leaders. Leadership Columbia is a program sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce that aims to enhance young leadersAca,!a,,c understanding of the community. The visitors participated in a classroom training session before hearing from Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commander of the U.S. Army Accessions Command, about the recruiting challenges facing todayAca,!a,,cs Army.

  • Canine battle buddies take bite out of crime

    Jan 27, 2009

    Sit, stay and fetch are often the first commands a dog learns; for the Fort Jackson military working dogs and the specialized search dogs these commands are Aca,!A"puppiesAca,!a,,c play.Aca,!A? For Guera, Gurda, Gury and Blecky, four of the eight working dogs at Fort Jackson, sniffing out explosives and narcotics is just another day at the office.

  • 1st Armored Division Soldiers discuss election security, ongoing projects with Iraqi leaders

    Jan 27, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Jan. 27, 2009) -- Soldiers from the Aca,!A"Iron BrigadeAca,!A? -- the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division -- participated in a MadaAca,!a,,cin Qada combined targeting meeting with military and community leaders of the Qada at the Wahida government center, Jan. 22. The purpose of the meeting was to inform local leaders of security measures for upcoming provincial election, as well as provide an update on several development initiatives involving brigade forces operating in the MadaAca,!a,,cin Qada. The gathering was just one session senior brigade and Multi-National Division - Baghdad members have had with local leaders regarding the election in recent days.

  • Revving up recycling at Wiesbaden

    Jan 27, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden spends about $2 million a year for refuse disposal, at least a tenth of which could be saved if everyone did his or her part to recycle, according to post officials.

  • Teens and Single Soldiers Work Through the Issues

    Jan 27, 2009

    ChiAfA..vres, BelgiumAca,!"The Army Family Action Plan is a program that allows members of the ChiAfA..vres community to express concerns they have or to share ideas to improve the quality of life for Servicemembers, civilian employees and their Families.

  • Army Family Covenant program teaches basic skills

    Jan 27, 2009

    CHIAfaEURoVRES, Belgium Aca,!" The Army is teaching Timothy to walk. HeAca,!a,,cs not recovering from war wounds. HeAca,!a,,cs not even a Soldier. Timothy Zitterich is a 9-month-old boy, who because of the Army Family Covenant is developing his motor skills.

  • Stanley Soldiers deliver school supplies, goodies to Seoul Orphanage

    Jan 27, 2009

    A small group of Soldiers from Camp StanleyAca,!a,,cs 304th Signal Battalion, along with the campAca,!a,,cs commissary store manager, arrived at Myung-Jin Orphanage in Kang-Dong-Gu Jan. 7 with a truck-load of school supplies and other Aca,!EoegoodiesAca,!a,,c for approximately 100 children.

  • Santa mobbed by students during visit to Joint Security Area

    Jan 26, 2009

    Santa Claus, on his way back to the North Pole Dec. 23, decided to drop in on Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion Aca,!" Joint Security Area, Camp Bonifas. Although Soldiers there guard the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, Santa knew the area is also a popular tourist attraction. Within minutes of entering the unitAca,!a,,cs main dining facility, however, he was mobbed by more than 20 students from a nearby school.

  • Warriors celebrate MLK day on Casey

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Local Chicagoland Businesses and Community Members Send Pizzas to Troops

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Lessons in character celebrated with Cadet Choice Award

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Military movement builds battlefield skills

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Military movement builds battlefield skills

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Military movement builds battlefield skills

    Jan 26, 2009

  • Military movement builds battlefield skills

    Jan 26, 2009

    Story and photos about an obstacle course Cadets undergo at West Point to teach them battlefield skills.

  • Fort Stewart Army wife wins Lifetime Television Network contest

    Jan 26, 2009

    Newlyweds Latrice and warrant officer Robert Aca,!A"DanAca,!A? Haseman, 260th Quartermaster Battalion pose for a picture after it was announced they won an all-expense paid honeymoon to Santa Ynez wine country in southern California, courtesy of LifetimeAca,!a,,cs Army Wives.

  • Army testing cannon for FCS Mounted Combat System

    Jan 26, 2009

    The lightweight Future Combat Systems XM-360 120mm cannon -- designed to sit atop the new Mounted Combat System -- was test-fired Jan. 22 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Soldiers provide key inaugural support

    Jan 26, 2009

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey Jr., flanked by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, salutes as our nationAca,!a,,cs colors pass the reviewing stand during the 2009 presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2009. More than 5,000 men and women in uniform provided military ceremonial support to the presidential inauguration, a tradition dating back to George Washington's 1789 inauguration.

  • Army support during the 2009 presidential inauguration

    Jan 26, 2009

    A collection of images showing the U.S. Army's support of the 2009 presidential inauguration.

  • New FCS program manager meets with employees

    Jan 26, 2009

    The new program manager of Army modernization pledged his support to Soldiers and his commitment to the success of Future Combat Systems during a visit to White Sands Missile range Jan. 12.

  • 'Helping A Hero' Donates Homes to Wounded Soldiers

    Jan 26, 2009

    'Helping A Hero' Donates Homes to Wounded Soldiers

  • U.S., British troops hone joint skills for Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2009

    The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division's mission rehearsal exercise at Fort Polk, La., includes preparation for British air support.

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