Archive: Oct 2009

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  • Fiscal Year 2009 Recruiting Success

    Oct 13, 2009

    What is it' The Department of Defense (DOD) announced on Oct. 13, that in fiscal year 2009 (FY09) the Active Army achieved its fourth consecutive year of recruiting success and that the quality of Army recruits exceeded standards. The Active Army had 70,045 accessions, making 108 percent of its 65,000 goal. The Army National Guard had 56,071 accessions, making 100 percent of its 56,000 goal, and the Army Reserve had 36,189 accessions, making 105 percent of its 34,598 goal.

  • Small-town VFW supports deployed Missouri National Guardsmen

    Oct 13, 2009

    When it comes to proving that you don't have to be the biggest to make a large impact, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4288 has done so often. Nestled in the small community of Corder, Mo. - population 413, located about an hour east of Kansas City - the post boasts 104 members. Even more, nearly a dozen of its current members are Missouri Army National Guardsmen who are currently serving their country in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. In fact, they are set to deploy to Afghanistan, as members of the same unit - the 203rd Engineer Battalion, whose mission will be route clearance along some of the country's most remote routes.

  • Police Skills Right on Target

    Oct 13, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MCHENRY, Iraq - Using a weapon is typically the last thing a police officer wants to do, but skill with a firearm is critical in the unfortunate event that its use is required.

  • New direction forged at Missouri National Guard Commander's Conference

    Oct 13, 2009

    Some 300 unit, battalion and company commanders attended this year's Missouri National Guard commander's conference at the Hilton Convention Center in Branson. A flurry of presentations, as well as a real-time Twitter feed, went on throughout the two-day event, where topics included detailed policies and procedures and broader goals for the Missouri Air and Army National Guard.

  • Strengthen bonds, build friendships

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

    Oct 13, 2009

  • The Mechanic's Corner: Always confirm vehicle's drive status

    Oct 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Driving a vehicle in four-wheel drive when it should have been in two-wheel drive is not the best of circumstances.

  • Bridging the gap

    Oct 13, 2009

  • And they're off...

    Oct 13, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, commanding general, U.S. Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., started the 12th annual Quad Cities Marathon in downtown Moline, Ill., Sept. 27.

  • Tiger Academy teaches Iraqi soldiers medical procedures

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Maverick Soldiers take ambulance evacuation training class

    Oct 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Every Soldier is an infantryman, no matter their military occupational specialty. In the event of a casualty, every Soldier must also be a medic.

  • Afghanistan IT Infrastructure Expansion Earns Moore Bronze Star

    Oct 13, 2009

    For his efforts in helping the Combined Joint Task Force 101st Airborne Division with its expansion in Afghanistan, Col. David Moore received the Bronze Star from Mr. Dean Popps, Army acquisition executive, acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

  • ROTC at the Ten-Miler

    Oct 13, 2009

    More than 50 Army ROTC teams made the trek to the nation's capital to compete in the Army Ten-Miler earlier this month.

  • ACB soccer teams prepare for tournament

    Oct 13, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The ball flies through the air as two players from opposing sides jump to head it, both falling hard onto the dirt surface in a crumbled heap

  • Army leaders detail commitment to Family Covenant

    Oct 13, 2009

    Since the Army Family Covenant was first signed two years ago, the service's investment in family programs and facilities has doubled to $1.5 billion, Army leaders said.

  • Knock, talk mission with IA

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Commentary: Reintegration not just for adults

    Oct 13, 2009

    While my friends were outside playing in the colorful leaves on Saturday, I was in Elgin, going through the Illinois National Guard's Children's Reintegration program.

  • Event to honor military

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Thunderous welcome

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Ironhorse promotions

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Unexpected company

    Oct 13, 2009

  • RDECOM senior leader promoted to Brigadier General

    Oct 13, 2009

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Deputy Commanding General and Senior Commander of the Soldier Systems Center Brig. Gen. Harold J. Greene was promoted from colonel on Oct. 9 in a ceremony held at Top of the Bay, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Maintaining SoI security north of Baghdad

    Oct 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD - As the Sons of Iraq continue to carry out their job of helping maintain security, visits from their American and Iraqi partners provide assistance and support to make sure the SoI have the resources to keep the peace.

  • Mechanic's Corner: Checking the half shafts

    Oct 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Part of quality preventative maintenance is looking for anything loose that shouldn't be and making the adjustment.

  • Half a million mark for 1st ACB fuelers

    Oct 13, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Keeping the AH-64D Apache attack helicopters in the air 24 hours a day requires non-stop supplies of fuel at an unrelenting pace.

  • Picatinny veterans recognized for selfless service

    Oct 13, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Veterans were recognized for their service during major U.S. military conflicts to include World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and the two ongoing overseas contingencies during a ceremony at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall in Rockaway, Sept. 22.

  • Guantanamo celebrates 68th MP anniversary

    Oct 13, 2009

    There is a saying that states, some things get better with age. While many of us may not look forward to our 68th birthday, the Soldiers of the 525th Military Police Battalion at Joint Task Force Guantanamo took time to celebrate their branch's anniversary.

  • AKO 'Go Mobile' to give users virtual desktop in backpack

    Oct 13, 2009

    By January, Soldiers on the go will be able to do just about anything they do now on their desktop computer if they're issued portable equipment attached to a cell phone.

  • Honduran, 228th Aviation Regiment and JTF-Bravo firefighters team up to train

    Oct 13, 2009

    A group of 24 Honduran firefighters practice loading, unloading and arm signals during the litter training Oct. 7 at the base flightline. The JTF-Bravo firefighters and 228th Aviations Regiment worked with the Honduran firefighters to bring them up to speed on different aircraft procedures used here in case the firefighters ever have to work together in the local community. Some of the training included litter training, aircraft training and general firefighter safety and procedures

  • Newly trained counter-IED teams deploy to Afghanistan

    Oct 13, 2009

    Servicemembers who participated in the first state-side training program for joint counter-IED teams have just arrived in Afghanistan for a year-long assignment.

  • Brigade anticipates move into new building

    Oct 13, 2009

    In an effort to bring more of its personnel under one roof, the 470th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade is relocating its Soldiers and civilians' places of duty on Fort Sam Houston.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody quote

    Oct 13, 2009

  • About NSSC

    Oct 13, 2009

  • NSSC Command Group

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Preserving History: 11th Airborne vets return to Germany

    Oct 13, 2009

    Former paratroopers, the "Angels" of the 11th Airborne Division stationed around Augsburg 1956-1958, return to Bavaria to be reunited with their duty stations and the German soldiers they trained.

  • US Army PM FSS

    Oct 13, 2009

  • US Army PM Soldier Equipment

    Oct 13, 2009

  • US Army NSRDEC

    Oct 13, 2009

  • US Navy CTRF

    Oct 13, 2009

  • US Army ILSC-SBC

    Oct 13, 2009

  • USARIEM

    Oct 13, 2009

  • USAG Natick

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Iraqi Engineers continue to take the lead

    Oct 13, 2009

    "Today we are here to learn from the Iraqis about their successes and problems, and then learn what we can do to enable and help them as partners," Maj. Bill M. Redding, Elizabethtown, Ky., and Iraqi Ground Force Command liaison officer said. The Iraqi Ground Force Command and the Director of Military Engineering hosted an engineering conference Sept. 29 at Camp Iraqi Hero, Baghdad. Engineers from around the country collected at the Camp for the first all Iraqi facilitated conference.

  • Servicemembers, civilians shadow Army 10-miler

    Oct 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD-Nearly 1000 Servicemembers and civilians gathered around the Victory Stage, Camp Victory, to run the Army 10-miler, Oct. 4, hours before it was run in D.C.

  • Surgeons focus on logistics, sustainability

    Oct 13, 2009

    Multi-National Corps-Iraq Surgeon Col. Dallas W. Homas and his office are partnering with members of the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Iraqi Ground Forces Command to improve medical capabilities of Iraqi military and civilian physicians.

  • Saving Lives, Affording Justice -- One Scene at a Time

    Oct 13, 2009

    Task Force Troy weapons intelligence teams have conducted more than 1400 missions alongside explosive ordnance disposal teams throughout Iraq since arriving in April; collecting evidence on pre- and post-blast improvised explosive device events. These IED events include of suicide vests, vehicle-borne IEDs, explosively-formed penetrators, magnetically attached IEDs, indirect fire and weapon caches.

  • Wounded warriors lead the way

    Oct 13, 2009

    On Oct. 8, more than 70 Soldiers, veterans and other military supporters kicked off the WWP Soldier Ride, Carolinas, which is a five-day event from Oct. 7-11. Riders began the 20-mile bike journey at Fort Bragg's Wilson Park and will make similar rides in Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte.

  • Fort Bragg hosts joint, multi-national training exercise

    Oct 13, 2009

    More than 100 paratroopers from Egypt, Germany, Pakistan and Kuwait arrived at Fort Bragg on Sept. 26, to take part in Operation Bright Star, a multi-national training exercise bringing together Soldiers from different nations to train, teach, and learn from each other.

  • Berlin: The phoenix arisen

    Oct 13, 2009

    A Cold Warrior returns to Berlin for the first time in 30 years, finding an exciting, vibrant city sans guns, guards, minefields and KGB tails.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Oct 13, 2009

    Images of tactical training from Bright Star 09 in Egypt.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Task Force Wings takes to MND-N skies

    Oct 13, 2009

    25th CAB's Transfer of Authority story and photos

  • Benelux Civilians Support Joint Mission in Vital Roles

    Oct 13, 2009

    Within the USAG Benelux there are many civilians who work tirelessly within both the U.S. and international communities to facilitate training, education and medical care among other things. Due to the close ties between SHAPE and the USAG Benelux, a number of civilians find themselves in a variety of joint roles, forging a link between military members from around the world.

  • Division commander focuses on future fights

    Oct 13, 2009

    As he focuses on a new approach to supporting the fight in Afghanistan, the new 10th Mountain Division commander said he also intends to volunteer his Soldiers to serve as an operational test-bed for the Army's long-term modernization efforts.

  • Brussels: A Joint, Inter-agency Community

    Oct 13, 2009

    The U.S. Army has had a formal presence in Brussels since August 1967. The predecessor activity of the U.S. Army Garrison Brussels was then called the NATO Support Activity (NSA) and was activated by the Army to carry out its mission of supporting the U.S. representation at the NATO alliance's then-new Brussels headquarters. The NSA was abolished in October 2005, when the existing entity assumed its new designation as the U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, a unit of the Army's Installation Management Command-Europe.

  • Europe-based Soldiers come together in Schweinfurt for sling load certification

    Oct 13, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Grabbing straps. Tugging strings. Checking chain links. Thirty-eight Soldiers from across U.S. Army Europe trained to become certified sling load inspectors, responsible for inspecting cargo lifted and transported via helicopter, at Camp Robertson training area near Schweinfurt Oct. 5-9.

  • Zumba adds Latin dance to fitness routine

    Oct 13, 2009

    For an evening out with Latin music and dancing, all Stuttgart military community members need to do is stop by the gym. They may want to trade their dancing shoes for trainers, however, and be ready to work up a sweat. Zumba, the Latin-American dance and fitness class, that has become a global phenomenon in the past 10 years, is now available at the Patch Fitness Center on Patch Barracks. Classes are Tuesday and Thursday from 7-8 p.m. and Saturday from 9-10 p.m.

  • Special operations forces gather in Croatia for multinational training

    Oct 13, 2009

    More than 100 servicemembers assigned to the U.S. Special Operations Command Europe took part in Jackal Stone '09, a multinational special operations exercise held Sept. 10 - 27 throughout various locations in Croatia.

  • Sesame Street shows military children they're not alone

    Oct 13, 2009

    It's not every day that Elmo, Cookie Monster and their friends visit the Stuttgart military community.

  • The long, dark tunnel: service members and deployment

    Oct 13, 2009

    If deployment is a tunnel, deployed service members are the train. Like a car on a track, they focus on their mission at hand to get through the days away from home. However, when the tunnel is behind them, service members often struggle to slow the train down without derailing.

  • Soldiers across Europe meet at annual fest

    Oct 13, 2009

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines from the Stuttgart military community celebrated the 35th Soldaten Wasen - the 'Soldier's Fest' - along with their German and French counterparts Sept. 28 at the Stuttgarter Volksfest in Bad Cannstat.

  • Jones named winner of Operation Rising Star Competition during finals

    Oct 12, 2009

  • National Fire Prevention Week: Stay Fire Smart

    Oct 12, 2009

  • International Humanitarian Law at USAG-Casey Family Readiness Center

    Oct 12, 2009

  • USAG RC Lean Sigma Green Belt Award ceremony on the Village Green

    Oct 12, 2009

  • The Readiness Core Enterprise - Improving Army Force Generation

    Oct 12, 2009

  • Red Cross holds disaster course for Warrior Country

    Oct 12, 2009

  • Soldiers learn to connect mind, body, soul through breathing

    Oct 12, 2009

    Yoga was the first cultural exchange between the Indian Army and the U.S. Soldiers as part of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 09. YA09, which is scheduled for Oct. 12-27, is a bilateral exercise involving the Armies of India and the United States. The primary goal of the exercise is to develop and expand upon the relationship between the Indian and U.S. Army.

  • Dog and handler flying high over Afghanistan

    Oct 11, 2009

    This photo highlights the partnership between a military working dog handler and his dog, "Heri". They travel around Southern Afghanistan together, even in helicopters, to search for and defeat IED's.

  • Soldiers train Afghan police officers in Parwan

    Oct 11, 2009

    PARWAN, Afghanistan - The training consisted of traffic control point operations, vehicle and personnel search, and first aid operations, all culminating with a live training scenario incorporating all three days of instruction.

  • Strykehorse Soldiers give Indian Army first look at Strykers

    Oct 11, 2009

    Soldiers assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment "Strykehorse," 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, are deployed in support of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 09 in Babina, India, Oct. 10. YA09, which is scheduled for Oct. 12-27, is a bilateral exercise involving the Armies of India and the United States. The primary goal of the exercise is to develop and expand upon the relationship between the Indian and U.S. Army. The exercise represents the largest deployment of Strykers for Pacific Rim Soldiers outside of OEF and OIF.

  • 286th CSSB mentors ANA supply battalion

    Oct 10, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Soldiers from the Maine National Guard 286th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion trained Afghan National Army soldiers on the basic functions of M-16 rifles Sept. 5 and 6 at ANA Camp Hero, Kandahar province.

  • U.S.-led program provides Afghanistan humanitarian aid, economic growth

    Oct 10, 2009

    Success in the war in Afghanistan depends on winning the confidence of the people. U.S. forces attempt to achieve this goal by increasing reconstruction activities and changing the way U.S. troops interact with the Afghan population.

  • Chaplain assistants fill time-honored role in Afghanistan

    Oct 10, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The role of the U. S. Army chaplain assistant can be traced back to the American Civil War. Officially, the military occupational specialty now identified as 56M began in 1909 when the Chief of Staff of the Army authorized that each chaplain have one enlisted Soldier assigned to him as an aid. One hundred years later, chaplain assistants still fill a crucial need by supporting their assigned chaplain in a broad range of areas, from secretarial work to physical protection.

  • Preparing Afghan pupils with paper, pencils

    Oct 10, 2009

    In a country where education was once outlawed for many children the Taliban, U.S. forces work to help rebuild Afghanistan's education system that has been devastated from 25 years of war and an unstable government.

  • From prisoners to Soldiers: One chaplain's ministry

    Oct 10, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Remote Forward Operating Base Baylough lies nestled beneath the mountains. During an evening in late May, the Soldiers attending a small service held by a visiting chaplain heard an explosion and felt the small, recreational building shaking. Believing they were under attack, the troops ran out of the service, wielding their weapons and ready to fight.

  • Army answering flood of 9/11 GI Bill questions

    Oct 9, 2009

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  • Fort Lewis mountain bikers take it to extremes

    Oct 9, 2009

    Thousands of miles from home, he pedaled and sometimes carried his one-speed bike up and down the hills and across the flats until his legs burned and he was muddy and wet. The effort paid off for Tony Corke, a Somerset, England, native who recently moved to Tacoma. Riding alone Saturday for 30 kilometers on a showery morning, he dominated the sport class of the Fort Lewis Extreme Mountain Bike Race II over four laps of the challenging Soldiers Field House cross country course, winning in 1 hour, 35 minutes, 44 seconds. Steven Brady was second in 1:42:19.

  • New fire safety education tool makes debut on Fort Lewis

    Oct 9, 2009

    Hundreds gathered outside Fire Station Five for the annual Fort Lewis Fire and Emergency Services Fire Safety Fair on Saturday to help kick off National Fire Prevention Week.

  • Fort Lewis NCOs carry on proud tradition in Audie Murphy Club

    Oct 9, 2009

    Three Fort Lewis Soldiers count themselves among the ranks of NCOs inducted into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, after a ceremony Sept. 25. Proudly wearing the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award medallion, Sgt. Blake Jones, Sgt. 1st Class William Byrd and Sgt. 1st Class Scott Howerton successfully completed selection into the prestigious organization that recognizes professionalism, leadership and contributions to the Army community.

  • Yakima Training Center takes on international look

    Oct 9, 2009

    Approximately 350 soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force made the trek to Yakima Training Center during September for a month of training. The troops were in the United States to take part in Exercise Rising Thunder, an annual training event that usually teams Japanese and American units.

  • Horse therapy gallops toward helpful transitions

    Oct 9, 2009

    Equine-assisted therapy is running along at a healthy pace at Fort Campbell. The benefits have been shown in using this dynamic form of treatment for Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers, not only with physical, but psychological treatment needs.

  • Fort Lewis biologists, volunteers transform steeple into bat house

    Oct 9, 2009

    A din of hammers, saw blades and drills came from a small army of employees and volunteers from Fort Lewis Fish and Wildlife and The Nature Conservancy who met at the Sequalitchew Creek EcoPark on Sept. 29 to construct bat and bee boxes.

  • Presidio DOIM/NEC wins the 2009 Network Enterprise Center of the Year Award

    Oct 9, 2009

    The Directorate of Information Management, U. S Army Garrison Presidio of Monterey, received the Headquarters Department of Army 2009 Network Enterprise Center of the Year Award, Small Category - CONUS, On 21 August 2009 at the LandWarNet Conference held in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.

  • Units enter overseas theater without leaving Campbell

    Oct 9, 2009

    Out the back gates, away from the stamp of civilization and Army life, is an entire other world that most dependents hear about but never see. Fort Campbell continues for thousands of acres, but just outside the gate, Soldiers are able to step into another country. On Palmyra Road is an uninhabited village that presents a sort of non-specific Iraq, Afghanistan type of a theme. It is here that Soldiers train to combat the top killer in both Iraq and Afghanistan - improvised explosive devices.

  • Fort Lewis teams with environmental groups to preserve habitat

    Oct 9, 2009

    Fort Lewis Fish and Wildlife, Fort Lewis Forestry, Fort Lewis Fire Department, and The Nature Conservancy teamed up to reintroduce fire to the land to conserve the prairie habitat. The partnership is a first for the agencies.

  • National Energy Awareness Month Senior Army Leader message

    Oct 9, 2009

  • Commentary: Help available to end domestic abuse

    Oct 9, 2009

    One of the great, positive changes in Army culture over the years is the ever-increasing willingness to acknowledge and talk about domestic abuse in Army families.

  • National Energy Awareness Month Senior Army Leader message

    Oct 9, 2009

  • RDECOM senior leader promoted to Brigadier General

    Oct 9, 2009

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Deputy Commanding General and Senior Commander of the Soldier Systems Center Brig. Gen. Harold J. Greene was promoted from colonel on Oct. 9 in a ceremony held at Top of the Bay, Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Soldiers drop into local town

    Oct 9, 2009

    Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, hit the field Sept. 19-25 to conduct a Joint Live Fire Exercise, designed to increase platoons' ability to plan, integrate, employ and control critical enablers into their mounted and dismounted maneuver operations.

  • Chaplain Provides Guidance in Time of Need

    Oct 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq - "As a civilian pastor I can't go to your office to check up on you, but as an Army chaplain, everywhere you go, that's where I am," said Maj. Michael J. King, chaplain, 17th Fires Brigade, from Vine Grove, Ky.

  • Power managers get top recognition for defense acquisitions

    Oct 9, 2009

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Project Manager Mobile Electric Power has been chosen to receive the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award for 2009 in the Program Management category. The achievement was based on two criteria: Power and Energy Reduction Initiatives, and Acquisition Process Re-engineering.

  • Mentoring the next generation

    Oct 9, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Reginald Brooks (right), an observer-controller-trainer with 3rd Battalion, 345th Training Support Combat Service/Combat Service Support (3/345th CSS), teaches terrain recognition to recruits and potential recruits from the Atlanta Army Recruiting Station Sept. 12 at Fort Gillem. Brooks joined fellow Soldiers from 3/345th CSS and the Atlanta Recruiting Station to instruct and mentor more than 60 recruits on basic Army warrior tasks.

  • Fort McPherson, Fort Gillem communities show educators appreciation

    Oct 9, 2009

    Courtesy photo Col. Deborah B. Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander (center, in uniform), takes a photo with educators from throughout the metro-Atlanta school district during the Educators' Appreciation Recognition Reception held Sept. 12 at The Commons at Fort McPherson. More than 260 educators were recognized for their support to the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem communities.

  • 11th ACR Horse Det. rides home victorious

    Oct 9, 2009

    11th ACR Horse Detachment competes against other teams around the country in the National Cavalry Competition.

  • Walkers prove you don't need snow to use poles

    Oct 9, 2009

    There's no snow on the ground, so why are some people bringing out the ski poles' It may look like a practical joke to the uninformed, but in actuality, the poles are part of the exercise regimen of Nordic pole walking. Nordic pole walking originated with Nordic skiing.

  • Bringing a lost Soldier home

    Oct 9, 2009

    The Fort McPherson U.S. Army Garrison Funeral Honors Team carries the casket of Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth L. Stancil at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Oct. 2, prior to placing him in the hearse that will carry him home to Chattanooga, Tenn. Stancil went missing in action when his helicopter went down Dec. 28, 1965 during a re-supply mission in Vietnam. Stancil's remains were recovered earlier this year after 44 years of searching and negotiations with the Vietnamese government. He is survived by his daughter Renee Stancil Wells.

  • Sergeant major leaves 'Silver' lining in legacy

    Oct 9, 2009

    Soldiers throughout the Army are versed in the battles they face while defending their country. In this time of war, the risk of life or limb is prevalent as Soldiers rotate in and out of combat zones. Tough, hard-charging sergeants major are a vital component in the Army's battle against terrorism and are a guiding force for the NCO corps, referred to as the backbone of the Army.

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    Oct 9, 2009

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