Archive: Jan 2009

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  • 2-25 Aviation Flys-over PGA event

    Jan 8, 2009

    Pilots and air crew assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a Aca,!A"Fly OverAca,!A? with three UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters up the first fairway of The Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, during Opening Ceremonies of the PGA Mercedes-Benz Championship, Maui, Hawaii, Jan. 8.

  • Army announces $1.3 billion housing agreement in Korea

    Jan 8, 2009

    The Department of the Army has reached agreement on terms of the largest single military housing project since World War II. The $1.3 billion project will provide 2400 units of family housing at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, Republic of Korea. Humphreys Family Communities LLC, will construct, own, provide equity, and issue debt for the project.

  • Indian army plans future operations with U.S.

    Jan 8, 2009

    Less than two months after a series of terrorist attacks on the people of India, senior officials from the U.S. Army, Pacific, joined by the Marine Forces Pacific and Special Operations Command, Pacific, met with members of the Indian army for the 13th annual Indian Executive Steering Group to coordinate training engagements between the ground forces of the two countries.

  • Technologies Score Big at All-American Bowl

    Jan 8, 2009

  • Aviation Test Buildings Land at Redstone

    Jan 8, 2009

    It started with a vision three years ago at Fort Rucker. Today that vision has turned to reality. And no amount of rain could dampen the enthusiasm of both developmental flight testers and program/product managers alike as they stood underneath the tent during a ground breaking ceremony for the Aviation Technical Test CenterAca,!a,,cs two new Combined Test Team buildings near the airfield Dec. 17. Aca,!A"This is a big day,Aca,!A? Brig. Gen. Tim Crosby, program executive officer for aviation, said. Crosby, an Aca,!A"alumnusAca,!A? of the testing community who flew with the old Aviation Test Board at Fort Rucker in the 1990s, said he was thrilled when Huntsville became the place of choice for the Base Realignment and Closure move of ATTC. Aca,!A"These buildings will enable PEO personnel and aircraft manufacturerAca,!a,,cs flight test personnel to work alongside ATTC to enhance flight test coordination and execution,Aca,!A? he said. It will also house the facilitation of government and contractor test team personnel moves from their various locations around the country to a centralized flight test site on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Army aviation working harder, smarter

    Jan 8, 2009

    The days of sending pilots out of Fort Rucker's aviation flight school for a year of on-the-job-training are over, said the installation commander there.

  • Team Redstone honors retiring congressman

    Jan 8, 2009

    Redstone senior leaders, city officials, employees and friends gathered Dec. 18 in Bob Jones Auditorium to express their appreciation and farewell to retiring Rep. Bud Cramer during a salute ceremony. After 17 years of serving the 5th District in the House of Representatives, Cramer bids farewell. Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm retiring so I can do something else,Aca,!A? said Cramer, who officially retired Jan. 2. Aca,!A"Greatness is walking out the door,Aca,!A? said Redstone commander Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, who equated him to sports greats such as Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods. Aca,!A"You represent everything in our Warrior Ethos.Aca,!A?

  • Wounded Warrior: 'I Just Feel Lucky to be Here'

    Jan 8, 2009

    For Col. Frederick Heaggans, director of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command Forward, supporting the war fighter is more than a phrase on a bumper sticker or a line in a speech. It is something he has bled for.

  • Water rehab with S.U.D.S.

    Jan 8, 2009

    Wounded Warriors dive into rehab at Guantanamo Bay Cuba.

  • Fort Benning expansion

    Jan 8, 2009

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is at work in Georgia, constructing a new complex to make a home for the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

  • Army issues apology for letter error

    Jan 8, 2009

  • Afghan security training

    Jan 8, 2009

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan Aca,!" Sgt. Aaron Duncan, Alpha Company, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, explains a traffic control point to the Afghan Security Guards.

  • Nelson Ford, former Under Secretary of the Army speaking during his farewell address Jan. 5, 2009

    Jan 8, 2009

    Nelson Ford, former Under Secretary of the Army speaking during his farewell address Jan. 5, 2009

  • Technology prepares NATO Soldiers in Northern Europe

    Jan 8, 2009

    CHIAfaEURoVRES AIR BASE, Belgium Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Benelux may not have the armor power of Fort Hood, Texas, or the infantry forces of Fort Bragg, N.C., but when it comes to technology, its installations are equipped with some of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs best automation equipment: The Engagement Skills Trainer 2000 and Northern EuropeAca,!a,,cs only Digital Training Facility.

  • Technology helps teens in Europe learn to drive

    Jan 8, 2009

    MONS, Belgium - Teenagers are learning to drive in the rain, in the fog, even on narrow mountain roads at night. They're driving while their friends talk and laugh behind them and even while their cell phones ring. But because of new technology, their lives are in no way at risk.

  • Excerpt from Mr. Nelson Ford's Farewell Address

    Jan 7, 2009

    Closing remarks from Under Secretary of the Army Nelson FordAca,!a,,cs January 5, 2009, farewell address that sum up the resource challenges we face, and posit an approach for tackling these challenges.

  • ARNORTH Change of Command

    Jan 7, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner (center), commanding general, U.S. Army North (ARNORTH) presides over the ARNORTH Headquarters and Headquarters Company change of command ceremony Jan. 6, 2009, at Fort Sam Houston. Maj. Thomas R. Hopkins (right) will replace Scott A. Peachey (left) and take command of HHC, which supports more than 500 Soldiers and civilians working at ARNORTH. ARNORTH is the Joint Force Land Component Command for U.S. Northern Command and conducts homeland defense and civil support missions in times of crisis throughout the U.S.

  • 'Caveman' teaches robotics to troops in Iraq

    Jan 7, 2009

    Soldiers in Iraq are now better trained to use the ArmyAca,!a,,cs latest robotic systems thanks to the work of Redstone ArsenalAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Caveman.Aca,!A? Although his moniker dates to prehistoric times, Norm Root is very much up to date with the high-tech use of robots like the Marcbot IV-N and Packbot 510 with Fastac Kit in explosive hazard identification, surveillance and reconnaissance, and route clearance. He recently returned from a two-month training mission in Iraq where he taught Soldiers and Marines the techniques and tricks of using the robots for bomb identification and other life threatening situations in theater. Aca,!A"They asked me at first to train Soldiers and Marines on the new equipment, the Marcbot IV-N. But those are just now getting in the field and it turned out training was really needed with the Fastac. So they asked me if I would train them on how to use the Fastac, which is in very big demand,Aca,!A? said Root, who is a Redstone contractor with Qualis Corp. working in support of PEO-Ground Combat Systems, Robotic Systems Joint Project Office.

  • "Black Jack" honors two fallen Soldiers

    Jan 7, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" As most 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers were only days from getting on a plane headed for Iraq, it was on their highest priority to honor two of its own after their recent deaths.

  • Medics test hearing for Iraqi children

    Jan 7, 2009

    CONTINGENCYOPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Approximately 15 Samawa schoolchildren received their first hearing exams at Contingency Operating Base Adder Dec 28.

  • New Physical Fitness Research facility opens at Fort Leavenworth

    Jan 7, 2009

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. Aca,!" Officials from the Combined Arms Center here and the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa., cut the ribbon to a new $1 million facility for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Physical Fitness Research Institute (APFRI) Jan. 7. The annex, located in Eisenhower Hall of the Command and General Staff College campus, features some of the most technologically advanced diagnostic equipment available for fitness assessment.

  • AMC moving toward better future

    Jan 7, 2009

    As 2009 begins, the Army Materiel Command is coming closer to realizing a synergy through its move to Redstone Arsenal that will Aca,!A"re-energize and transformAca,!A? its work force, said one of its leading generals. Lt. Gen. Jim Pillsbury, who is the former commander of Redstone Arsenal and the Aviation and Missile Command, and who is now the Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs deputy commander, has an insiderAca,!a,,cs perspective on the Army organizations that will be co-located at the Arsenal when the base realignment and closure recommendations are completed by 2011. AMCOM along with Program Executive Office-Aviation and PEO-Missiles and Space are subordinate commands to AMC, now headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Va. AMC is the ArmyAca,!a,,cs premier provider of materiel readiness, including technology, acquisition support, materiel development, logistics power projection and sustainment, ranging from weapon systems to maintenance and distribution of spare parts.

  • Government extends workplace smoking ban

    Jan 7, 2009

    In late December of 2008, the General Services Administration published a bulletin that canceled and replaced the existing federal workplace smoking policy, and imposed further smoking bans in and around federal facilities.

  • NETCOM Commanding General promoted

    Jan 7, 2009

    Susan Lawrence, commanding general of U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) was promoted to major general Dec. 11.

  • Soldiers bolster U.S. bobsled team for world championships

    Jan 7, 2009

    Several Soldiers have bolstered the United States Bobsled Team for the 2009 World Championships, scheduled for Feb. 20 through March 1 in Lake Placid, N.Y. Pfc. John Napier, a bobsledder in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, teamed with Cory Butner of Yucaipa, Calif., to win the two-man title in the 2009 U.S. Bobsled National Championships Jan. 3-4 at the Olympic Sports Complex in Lake Placid.

  • Army issues apology for letter error

    Jan 7, 2009

    The Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., is sending a personal letter to 7,000 families who received improperly addressed correspondence from the Army.

  • Senior Army Leaders kickoff 'Year of the NCO' at Fort Bliss

    Jan 7, 2009

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, U.S. Congressman Silvestre Reyes, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston announced the Year of the Noncommissioned Officer during a press conference held Jan. 5 at the Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Up in the ranks: veteran of 26 years becomes top Special Forces enlisted

    Jan 7, 2009

    Feature article of Command Sgt. Maj. Mario Vigil, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) command sergeant major.

  • Papajohns.com Bowl salutes the military

    Jan 7, 2009

  • Soldiers field-test MRAPs, X-Bots, Boomerangs in Iraq

    Jan 7, 2009

    Operation Iraqi Freedom is helping create a whole new way of fielding force protection products beginning with the mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle which has saved lives and greatly reduced combat injuries to Soldiers on patrol.

  • Sustainment Soldiers deploy to Iraq, Afghanistan

    Jan 7, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" About 450 Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), started the New Year off in a new place Aca,!" the combat zone.

  • Gates, Mullen thank Bush for commitment to troops

    Jan 7, 2009

    The top Defense Department leaders honored President George W. Bush Tuesday at a farewell ceremony for his deep commitment to the men and women in uniform and their families and the trust he instilled as he led them through challenging times.

  • 18th MP Brigade returns home

    Jan 7, 2009

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 18th Military Police Brigade has returned from their deployment in support of operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • KONTAKT Club donates toys to local children

    Jan 7, 2009

    Their eyes twinkled with glee as they saw the boxes of stuffed animals wheeled into the room. The Kindergarten students of the Bertold-Scharfenberg-Schule seemed ready to burst with excitement yet they managed to stay seated waiting breathlessly for their teachers and Principal Peter Wambach to tell them what was about to happen.

  • Heritage families at Fort Polk

    Jan 7, 2009

    2008 Year in Review: Fort Polk honors the families displaced when the installation opened nearly 70 years ago.

  • Ensuring the best care for today's injured soldiers.

    Jan 7, 2009

    Ensuring the best care for today's injured soldiers through resident WTU cadre courses

  • Army uses adventure activities to fight PTSD

    Jan 7, 2009

    Army uses adventure activities to fight PTSD

  • Doctor Rejoins Army After 38-Year Service Break

    Jan 7, 2009

    Doctor Rejoins Army After 38-Year Service Break

  • Saving energy saves dollars for programs, facilities

    Jan 7, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Saving energy saves valuable dollars.

  • President George W. Bush

    Jan 7, 2009

    President George W. Bush

  • Tactical radio setup

    Jan 7, 2009

    Sgt. Ryan Pike, left, and Staff Sgt. Altaf Swati setup a tactical satellite radio while checking on the progress of several schools being built in Afak, Iraq, Dec. 28, 2008. Pike and Swati are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division's, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. The Iraqi government is paying for the school construction projects.

  • Black Jack Brigade takes off for Iraq

    Jan 6, 2009

  • NETCOM Publications

    Jul 1, 2011

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  • Another exercise developing proficiency in Missile Defense completed

    Jan 6, 2009

    Every year the 100th Missile Defense Brigade conducts an exercise to evaluate the training plans and functional capability of their subordinate - the 49th MD Battalion - and this year was no differentAca,!A|except for the bitter cold.

  • Iraqi, U.S. Soldiers conduct reconnaissance patrol in Hamza

    Jan 6, 2009

    Iraqi and U.S. Army Soldiers conducted a combined reconnaissance patrol in Hamza Dec. 30.

  • VA Ramps Up Job Search for Injured Vets

    Jan 6, 2009

    VA reaches out to employ Wounded Warriors

  • Last VX nerve agent eliminated from Army stockpile

    Jan 6, 2009

    The Army Chemical Materials Agency marked the destruction of all VX nerve agent munitions Dec. 24, with the destruction of the last land mine containing VX at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility in Anniston, Ala.

  • Chicago Storm Military Appreciation Day

    Jan 6, 2009

    The Chicago Storm professional indoor soccer team and the U.S. Army formed a partnership for the 2008-2009 Xtreme Soccer League season, and the Storm's next home match is a Military Appreciation Day.

  • NETCOM Webmail Link

    Jan 6, 2009

    NETCOM Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2

  • 40th Signal Battalion Mass Reenlistment

    Jan 6, 2009

    Lt. Col. Linda Jantzen (bottom center), 40th Signal Battalion commander, administers the Oath of Enlistment to more than 120 Soldiers of her unit at 12:01 a.m., Jan. 1, at Al Faw Palace in Baghdad, Iraq. The event was part of a coordinated battalion mass reenlistment, with simultaneous reenlistments occurring in Bagram and Kandahar, Afghanistan, and Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

  • A Special Christmas Gift: Thunderbird Soldiers redeploy

    Jan 6, 2009

    More than 130 Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 11th Signal Brigade touched down at 10:15 a.m. Christmas Eve, at Libby Army Airfield at Fort Huachuca. "Thunderbird" Soldiers returned from Iraq after serving a 15-month tour of duty.

  • Army leaders kick off 'Year of the NCO' at Texas installation

    Jan 6, 2009

    Army senior leaders officially kicked off the service's year-long focus on the noncommissioned officer corps during a media event on Fort Bliss, Texas, Monday.

  • SMA visits Balad, Iraq

    Jan 6, 2009

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Wounded Warriors in Balad, Iraq.

  • Year of the NCO

    Jan 6, 2009

    2009 is the year of the NCO.

  • Army Preparatory School

    Jan 6, 2009

    2008 Year in Review: Soldiers who had dropped out of high school try again to make the grade.

  • Bamberg offers military mobile phone Web site

    Jan 6, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" In an effort to keep the U.S. military community here more informed with local stories and events, U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg has developed a Web site for mobile phone users.

  • Institute enlightens Americans on German politics, economics

    Jan 6, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" As world political and economic systems become more integrated, and the U.S. presence in Europe endures, there is a growing desire to know more about the host country.

  • Maj. Gen. Michael Oates, commander of Multinational Division Center in Iraq and the 10th Mountain Di

    Jan 6, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Michael Oates, commander of Multinational Division Center in Iraq and the 10th Mountain Division, interacting with Soldiers during a recent online chat.

  • Taking the lead

    Jan 6, 2009

    An Iraqi Army soldier patrols in a neighborhood of the Al Karradhah district of eastern Baghdad Dec. 31, with support from U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Under the security agreement, which took effect Jan. 1, Iraqi Security Forces will now oversee all military operations in Iraq.

  • "First in, last out" battalion deploys to Iraq

    Jan 5, 2009

    More than 375 Soldiers of the 65th Engineer Battalion, part of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command will deploy to the Tikrit area, north of Baghdad, in early January 2009 and will support the 25th Infantry Division with route clearance, combat engineering missions. During the 12-month deployment the Soldiers will also assist and train their Iraqi counterparts.

  • Indian ESG Kicks Off

    Jan 5, 2009

  • Physician assistant outshoots the Infantry

    Jan 5, 2009

    Capt. Karyn Manges used her talent to land both a rifle team and educational scholarship from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. At Xavier she was an All-American shooter for four years, and the NCAA Champion in 1998. She enlisted as a medic in October 2000 and immediately became a part of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, a unit that is dedicated to representing the Army at shooting events.

  • MRAP ambulances provide protection, 'Rolling ERs'

    Jan 5, 2009

    So medics can go where the warfighters go, Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) ambulances are being used in Iraq and Afghanistan. MRAPs were designed to increase safety of troops operating in an environment heavy with mines, improvised explosive devices and ambushes.

  • Looking for a vein

    Jan 5, 2009

    Sgt. Tammy Ellis of C Company, 27th Brigade Support Battalion, supervises as a Romanian soldier of the 341 Whitesharks Battalion starts an intravenous infusion during combat lifesaver training. The Romanians are part of the coalition forces at Contingency Operating Base Adder in Iraq.

  • Going for a ride

    Jan 5, 2009

    Pfc. David Juarez, an animal care specialist with the 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine), Korean veterinarian 1st Lt. Park, Sung-gu, and Maj. Michelle Franklin, commander of the 129th, help load a military working dog onto a truck during an exercise at the First Republic of Korea Military Working Dog Center at Chuncheon, South Korea. Some of the 500 dogs at the center received medication, in-patient care and surgery. The 129th provides a mobile veterinary clinic with imaging, laboratory, hospitalization, preventive medicine and civic action program capabilities. In garrison, in runs the veterinary hospital in Yongsan.

  • It's all about YOU! National Blood Donor Month 2009

    Jan 5, 2009

    As the official United States military blood program, the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) is keenly aware of the role our volunteer donors play in helping to provide the vital elixir that is blood. Therefore, during the month of January, the ASBP celebrates those individuals who are the core of our programAca,!"our dedicated blood and platelet donors and sends out a heartfelt thank you to all!

  • IA's bring in New Year with new troops

    Jan 5, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Approximately 2,100 Iraqi Army Soldiers graduated their initial training at the Besmaya Range Complex Dec. 31 increasing the might of the Iraqi Security Forces.

  • IA Soldiers learn advanced medical skills

    Jan 5, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!"Approximately 15 Iraqi Army medics completed advanced combat medical skills training at Camp Mittica, near Tallil Air Base, in southern Iraq Dec 31.

  • Long Knives, Coalition celebrate New Year

    Jan 5, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" While every New YearAca,!a,,cs Eve party marks the passage of time, the celebration at the baseAca,!a,,cs Memorial Hall had a little more meaning for the Soldiers stationed here.

  • The Eagle has landed

    Jan 5, 2009

    Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell has agreed to a trial period for Eagle articles and photos to go all-digital. The idea is to encourage readers to get online at SMDC/ARSTRATAca,!a,,cs Web site, www.army.mil/smdc and look there for Aca,!A"Eagle Articles.Aca,!A?

  • Food inspectors ensure good groceries

    Jan 5, 2009

    On the frontlines of the ongoing battle against food-borne diseases is a group of Soldiers called veterinary food inspection specialists, 68Rs. These Soldiers are the first line of defense in ensuring that Soldiers and the American public have safe and wholesome food.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets participate in 2009 NHL Winter Classic

    Jan 5, 2009

    140 Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets from the George S. Patton Military Academy helped unfurl American and Canadian flags at the 2009 NHL Winter Classic January 1, 2009. The Chicago Blackhawks took on the Detroit Red Wings in the friendly confines of Chicago's Wrigley Field.

  • Soldiers, Afghan Police boost security in Nangarhar Province

    Jan 5, 2009

    A unit of 1st Infantry Division Soldiers is teaming up with Afghan National Police to bring security to a key area of eastern Afghanistan by reaching out to residents and coordinating with military and government leaders about their needs.

  • 'Cross Briefs' help BSTB Soldiers understand each other

    Jan 5, 2009

    You know the old saying that your right hand should always know what your left hand is doing' Well, imagine how tough that would be if you had almost 70 hands.

  • VA ramps up job search for injured vets

    Jan 5, 2009

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will be increasing the number of disabled veterans positions in its workforce in 2009. Thirty percent of VA employees are veterans and nearly eight percent of those employees are service-connected disabled veterans.

  • Medics teach life-saving techniques

    Jan 5, 2009

    Working with the Afghan National Army soldiers 16 hours a week, the medics with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are providing instruction on a multitude of crucial life-saving techniques. Spanning through first aid and beyond, the training seems difficult, but the AfghansAca,!a,,c enthusiasm helps the medics guide their students through its challenges.

  • Jointness in a Disjointed Age

    Jan 5, 2009

    Aca,!A"The Secretary of War, in the name of the President, congratulates you and the gallant officers and soldiers of your commandAca,!A|.The combined operations Aca,!A|will be held in admiration throughout the world as a proof of the naval and military prowess of the United States.Aca,!A?

  • Soldier rejoins after 38-year service break

    Jan 5, 2009

    Young men and women frequently follow the footsteps of their parents and grandparents by joining the military. Army Maj. (Dr.) Robert Sexton reversed that role when he followed his two sons into the military after a 38-year-break from his previous service.

  • Harlem Globetrotters in Yongsan

    Jan 5, 2009

    Yongsan was first on the peninsula to kick off this year's tour of basketball's well-known entertaining team, the Harlem Globetrotters.

  • 2008 Summer Olympics

    Jan 5, 2009

    2008 Year in Review: Army Olympic Gold Medalists.

  • Year of the NCO Senior Leader Message

    Jan 5, 2009

  • Year of the NCO Senior Leader Message

    Jan 5, 2009

    Year of the NCO Senior Leader Message

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., October 2008

    Jan 5, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., October 2008

  • Iraqi village welcomes new partnership and Sustainer friends

    Jan 5, 2009

    Four years is a long time for friends to not see each other. Attitudes can change which was a concern for the Civil Military Operations team from the 287th Sustainment Brigade as they visited the village of Al Habib in Muthanna province, Dec. 23. The trip's primary purpose was to assess the community's water pump for possible replacement, but the result was the renewing of old ties.

  • 2008: A look back at a successful year

    Jan 5, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The USAG-Yongsan community saw many positive changes in 2008. From dining facility and quarters renovations, to classroom construction and school improvements, the Garrison invested time and resources into community improvement.

  • Commander's Corner: Happy New Year

    Jan 5, 2009

    Happy New Year! It is an honor to report to you that this year will be better than the last. ThatAca,!a,,cs an ambitious statement, but I know we can back it up. Let me tell you about how good things were last year.

  • East defeats West during All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2009

    In what has become the U.S. Army's premier showcase of both the nation's best talent of high school football athletes and it's most courageous and decorated Soldier-Heroes, the All-American all-star high school football game made its ninth appearance on Saturday.

  • Command Delivers Connectivity During Crises

    Sep 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army sector of U.S. Northern Command is contributing to homeland security and defense by bringing communications where and when it is needed most. To enhance its ability to keep leaders and first responders connected, U.S. Army North recently opened a new network operations center at its home base in San Antonio. The center provides situational awareness of the plethora of connectivity equipment the organization literally sends out into the field during both natural and manmade crises.

  • "FLE Renegade" Provides Logistics Support Forward To Marines

    Jan 4, 2009

    Providing first-class logistics support to the Marine Corps and never let a mission fail is the mission of Forward Logistics Element Renegade since arriving at Sykes, Nov. 14. The FLE provides Meals-Ready-To-Eat, rations, bottled water, bulk water, and fuel to the Marines, located in Northwestern Iraq, who are conducting security operations near the Syrian border.

  • One Team Warrior Runners Video

    Jan 2, 2009

  • USARPAC Home Links

    Jan 2, 2009

  • Unit keeps eye on bugs in Cuba

    Jan 2, 2009

    Mosquitoes can be a nuisance or a serious health risk for Joint Task Force Guantanamo in Cuba. Avoiding the risk of the diseases they carry is the task of the Joint Detention GroupAca,!a,,cs preventive medicine office. The office, made up of four 525th Military Police Battalion Soldiers, weekly tracks the mosquito population to make sure they arenAca,!a,,ct carrying any dangerous illness. Insects are collected weekly and sent to the Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine for testing.

  • Art hits the wall at Walter Reed

    Jan 2, 2009

    Sgt. Del Fierro fought sand storms to complete an eight feet tall, 28 feet wide wall mural painted with then SPC Jeremy Walters while deployed in Iraq. A tribute to fallen comrades, the mural features an American eagle and flag blending into an Iraqi sunset with a symbol in the middle to represent the last SoldierAca,!a,,cs march. His bright, cartoon caricatures of Bugs Bunny, Pluto, Dopey, Wall-E, Winnie-the-Pooh and Stitch grace six ceiling tiles, placed over the beds of Walter ReedAca,!a,,cs youngest patients to re-direct their anxiety and make their hospital experience more pleasant.

  • Soldiers, athlete son, to unite at All American Bowl

    Jan 2, 2009

    This summer, Master Sgt. Fotini Nixon will pack her son up for his first year at college -- a momentous occasion for any parent.

  • Soccer tournament brings sense of normalcy back to Taji

    Jan 2, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soccer players put on a display of footwork and skill during a Taji Qada soccer tournament at the Taji Stadium, northwest of Baghdad, Dec. 26. The tournament was hosted by local leaders in the area in conjunction with Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment Aca,!A"Strykehorse,Aca,!A? 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Aca,!A"Warrior,Aca,!A? 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad.

  • 2009 U.S. Army All American Bowl links

    Jan 2, 2009

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which is considered the nationAca,!a,,cs premier All-American game by high school football players, coaches, and fans from across the country, is set to kickoff at noon on Jan. 3 in San Antonio.

  • Armed Forces Bowl puts military might on display

    Jan 2, 2009

    The sixth annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl football game featured the Houston Cougars (7-5) taking on the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons (8-4) Dec. 31 at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • All-American Bowl

    Jan 2, 2009

    Xavier Nixon is first All-American Bowl player with both parents in the active Army.

  • Desert challenge

    Jan 2, 2009

    2008 Year in Review: Wounded Warriors take their rehab on the road.

  • MNC-I Commander Visits 3/25 Broncos

    Jan 2, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander, Multi-National Corps - Iraq, is welcomed by Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., commander, Multi-National Division Aca,!" North, upon arrival at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, Dec. 30. The two key leaders of U.S.-in-Iraq forces met briefly prior to AustinAca,!a,,cs trip to the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team Headquarters.

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