Archive: Nov 2009

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  • FOB Warrior mourns loss of fallen Soldier

    Nov 16, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- Soldiers, Airmen and civilians gathered to mourn the loss of Pvt. Francheska Velez in a memorial service held in her honor at Forward Operating Base Warrior, Kirkuk, Nov. 13.

  • CECOM Commander Quote

    Nov 16, 2009

    Major General Randolph P. Strong, CECOM Commanding General

  • Island Paradise at the Forefront of Missile Defense

    Nov 16, 2009

    The 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command (AAMDC) is in the process of standing up a fully functional Missile Defense Task Force for the Pacific Region on the island of Guam, greatly enhancing its ability for a rapid response to any missile threat in the area of responsibility (AOR). The current plan has the 94th AAMDC standing up a Missile Defense Task Force consisting of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Missile (THAAD) Battery, a PAC-3 Patriot Missile Battery, and a Stinger Missile "SLAMRAAM" Battery, providing a full spectrum of missile defense against any threat in the region.

  • RDECOM earns Superior Unit Award

    Nov 16, 2009

    Army officials named the Research, Development and Engineering Command as winners of the Superior Unit Award. The award is presented by the U.S. Army for service to the nation "beyond what is expected."

  • Guardsman serves as fourth CSM for Ranger battalion

    Nov 16, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. William Paul made history Oct. 29 when he became the first National Guard Soldier to serve as the 4th Ranger Training Battalion senior NCO.

  • Three states respond to Ida flooding

    Nov 16, 2009

    More than 160 National Guard members in three states have responded to flooding caused by heavy rains from Tropical Storm Ida today.

  • Forging Sabre meeting

    Nov 16, 2009

    About 600 Singaporean soldiers and airmen are in Southwest Oklahoma for the three-week long Forging Sabre combined warfighter exercise with U.S. Soldiers and Oklahoma National Guard Soldiers from Fort Sill.

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    Nov 16, 2009

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  • Williams becomes SDDC's newest Deputy to the Commander

    Nov 16, 2009

    Michael K. Williams, a member of the Senior Executive Service, changed jobs at the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and became the third Deputy to the Commander. Prior to assuming his current position, Williams served as director of SDDC's Transportation Engineering Agency and the United States Transportation Command Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center.

  • Fort Benning website is experiencing technical issues.

    Nov 16, 2009

    The Fort Benning website is currently experiences technical issues, and technicians are working to get the site working as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience, and we will keep you updated.

  • Media Advisory: Army Officials to Discuss Army's Suicide Prevention Efforts

    Nov 16, 2009

  • Generator mechanics keep 25th CAB powered up

    Nov 16, 2009

    On October 30, 2009, the 209th ASB generator mechanic team completed repairs to a 60-kilowatt MEP 806 Bravo Model generator, the largest generator to date the team has been called upon to diagnose and repair at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq.

  • Army NCO assumes joint leadership role at USTRANSCOM

    Nov 16, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. TomAfA!s R. Hawkins is the new USTRANSCOM senior enlisted advisor and is the first Soldier to hold the position. Formerly SDDC's senior NCO, Hawkins now serves as the principal advisor to the USTRANSCOM commander for all matters concerning joint force integration, career development, utilization and sustainment of more than 150,000 enlisted personnel serving the headquarters and USTRANSCOM's air, land and sea components throughout the world.

  • For CERDEC Branch Chief, it's more than just a job, it's an adventure

    Nov 16, 2009

    In her eight years working for the CERDEC, Sultana initially started her engineering career as an intern and has progressed to her current leadership role as Ground Mobile Radio branch chief for the Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate. In hopes of enrolling in a leadership training course, Sultana stumbled upon the Executive Leadership Development Program on the DoD website.

  • Maj. Gen. James Barclay Quote package

    Nov 16, 2009

    Maj. Gen. James O. Barclay III, Commanding General, USAACE/Fort Rucker

  • Rapid Port Opening Element: Logistics first responders

    Nov 16, 2009

    The addition of three Rapid Port Opening Elements to the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command brings an expeditionary answer to the challenge of logistics support in contingency response operations for the Department of Defense. As the surface piece of U.S. Transportation CommandAca,!a,,cs Joint Task Force Aca,!" Port Opening, the RPOEs deploy as part of a joint expeditionary logistics force to establish a port of debarkation and forward distribution node.

  • MC4 Wins Awards for Medical Business Transformation in the War Zone

    Nov 16, 2009

    In October, the Army's tactical medical recording program, MC4, earned two awards-an Army Acquisition Excellence Award and the Major Jonathan Letterman Award for Medical Excellence. The program was honored for improving and expanding the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) on the battlefield and to garrison battalion aid stations.

  • California National Guard Commander Visits Troops in Kosovo

    Nov 16, 2009

  • Dakota Guard commander visits troops in Kosovo, Africa

    Nov 16, 2009

    The North Dakota adjutant general spent two days in Kosovo with troops as they prepared to assume responsibility Nov. 14 for a U.S.-led NATO peacekeeping mission.

  • Belvoir, Prince William County renew Community Covenant in Manassas

    Nov 16, 2009

  • Get Your Guide to Christmas Markets in the Benelux Region here

    Nov 16, 2009

    USAG SCHINNEN, Netherlands - The Holiday Season is here and brings all of us assigned to and living in Europe an opportunity to discover age-old European traditions and to share the experience by sending your photos to paousagshi@eur.army.mil.

  • President orders thorough review of events before Fort Hood tragedy

    Nov 16, 2009

    President Barack Obama used his weekly address today to call for a careful and complete review of what happened before the Nov. 5 tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Soldiers in Europe prep for Afghanistan using advanced simulation

    Nov 16, 2009

    About 1,500 U.S., Romanian and Bulgarian soldiers enhanced their combat skills with the Deployable Instrumentation Systems Europe at the Babadag Training Area in eastern Romania and the Novo Selo Training Area in Bulgaria from the beginning of August to the end of October as part of Joint Task Force-East's 2009 exercise.

  • CECOM Links

    Jun 19, 2012

  • Comprehensive Transition Plan

    Nov 15, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The Comprehensive Transition Plan (CTP) is a personal goal setting process being implemented for wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers who are assigned to one of the Army's Warrior Transition Units (WTUs) or Community-Based WTUs (CBWTUs). The CTP provides a focused, goal-oriented roadmap for recovery and transition that speeds healing and sets the Soldier and Family up for future success after the clinical aspects of the rehabilitation are complete. Established individually by each Soldier and Family with the full support of the WTU leadership and health care providers, the CTP helps the Soldier and Family take ownership of the recovery and transition process to achieve a future that they themselves define-not one defined by the injury or illness.

  • USACE delivers major projects at Iraq's Taji Air Base

    Nov 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed another in a series of military reconstruction projects in Iraq to help revitalize the Iraqi military.

  • Multi-state task force in Kosovo accepts transfer of authority

    Nov 14, 2009

    A new U.S.-led Kosovo Forces task force, made up of Soldiers from 37 states, officially took over responsibility of Multi-National Task Force-East on Saturday, joining units from five other NATO nations, all of which are maintaining a safe and secure environment and freedom of movement in Kosovo.

  • Transfer-of-Authority Ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo

    Nov 14, 2009

    20091114-A-9465E-183.jpg - MNTF-E KFOR 12 commanding general Brig. Gen. Alan S. Dohrmann, Bismarck, and MNTF-E Command Sgt. Major Jack W. Cripe, Dickinson, N.D., unfurl their task force colors during a Transfer-of-Authority Ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. The unfurling of the colors represents KFOR 12's taking charge of peace-support operations in Kosovo.

  • Transfer-of-Authority Ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo

    Nov 14, 2009

    20091114-A-9465E-100.jpg -- MNTF-E KFOR 12 commanding general Brig. Gen. Alan S. Dohrmann, Bismarck; KFOR 11 commanding general Brig. Gen. Keith D. Jones, Col. Robert Fode, Bismarck; and KFOR commander German Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler salute the troops of KFOR 12, during the Transfer-of-Authority ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. (Left to Right) Lt. Col. Paul Harron, KFOR 12 staff officer; Col. Giselle Wilz, KFOR 12 operations officer; and Lt. Col. Darcie Handt, KFOR 12 logistics officer, all of Bismarck, return their commanders' salutes.

  • Transfer-of-Authority ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo

    Nov 14, 2009

    20091114-A-9465E-060.jpg - KFOR (Kosovo Forces) commander German Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler presents KFOR 12 Multi-National Task Force-East (MNTF-E) commanding general Brig. Gen. Alan S. Dohrmann with the MNTF-E colors, during a Transfer-of-Authority ceremony held at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. The presentation of colors symbolizes the turnover of responsibility from California National Guard's KFOR 11 to North Dakota National Guard's KFOR 12.

  • Corps of Engineers builds awareness with Stanislaus River Salmon Festival

    Nov 13, 2009

    More than 1,500 people attended the inaugural Stanislaus River Salmon Festival Nov. 7, at the Corps' Stanislaus River Parks in Central California.

  • Veterans Day Observance in Monterey

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Presidio of Monterey and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center observed Veterans Day by placing a memorial wreath in the shadow of the Berlin Wall memorial at the Presidio. Several Korean War Vets attended and added another perspective to the proceedings. Local dignitaries attended and media outlets reported on the observance.

  • Study finds morale, mental health better in Iraq than Afghanistan

    Nov 13, 2009

    While the mental health and morale of Soldiers in Iraq is improving, according to the latest study, more behavioral-health providers are needed in Afghanistan.

  • POM invited to kick butts Nov. 19

    Nov 13, 2009

    The American Lung Association says smoking is the main cause of COPD, which is a group of lung diseases that include emphysema and chronic bronchitis. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, this condition affects more than 12 million people in the United States.

  • America Kicks Butts Nov. 19

    Nov 13, 2009

    The American Lung Association says smoking is the main cause of COPD, which is a group of lung diseases that include emphysema and chronic bronchitis. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, this condition affects more than 12 million people in the United States.

  • Fallen New York Soldier Honored in Oils:American Fallen Soldiers Project Makes Presentation at New Y

    Nov 13, 2009

    The American Fallen Soldier Project based in Texas came to the state headquarters of the New York National Guard to present a painted portrait of the late Sgt. David M. Fisher of Watervliet to his mother in a special ceremony at Division of Military and Naval Affairs on Friday afternoon November 13th.

  • Heroes 'rock out' with heroes on even playing field

    Nov 13, 2009

    Spc. Demaro McFarlane, a Soldier with DC National Guard, grew up in the National Capital Region and is a huge Washington Redskins fan. "Growing up I thought these guys were Gods. To actually see them as regular people is just ... Wow."

  • Bringing awareness to WT program benefits

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT CAMPBELL, Tenn. - Transitioning isn't always easy, especially for Soldiers adapting to life altered by a combat injury. Fort Campbell aims to make Soldiers' transitions seamless through even the most trying times with the help of the Warriors in Transition Unit and the Soldier and Family Assistance Center.

  • For NCOs, Fort Campbell's Warrior Leader Course a 'stepping stone'

    Nov 13, 2009

    At Fort Campbell, the Warrior Leader Course is the first NCOA course of five. It's the basic foundation of all NCOA courses.

  • We built this city on DRMO; DRMO helps bring theatre home; Recycling aids in Soldiers training

    Nov 13, 2009

    DRMO helped transform Range 60 from a collection of metal conexes into a city. Chairs from the NCO academy, old church pews, satellite dishes and various vehicles - a crash truck, dump truck, pickup trucks and even a fire engine - populated the otherwise deserted city.

  • President proclaims Military Family Month

    Nov 13, 2009

    President Barack Obama pledged his support of military members and their families and said Americans have a "solemn obligation" to preserve their well-being in his proclamation declaring November as Military Family Month.

  • Campbell ready to break ground on new commissary

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT CAMPBELL, Tenn. - A closed off street and a recently fenced off area are gathering more and more attention at Fort Campbell. It's not because of an inconvenience, but because of what is to come. Construction will soon begin on a state-of-the-art commissary at Fort Campbell.

  • Commentary: Quit during Great American Smokeout

    Nov 13, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Soldiers face stresses unique to their occupation. Time away from home, deployments and heavy workloads cause Soldiers to feel substantial work-related stress.

  • Smoking increases risk of impotence

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Commentary: Quit during Great American Smokeout

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Great American Smokeout Nov. 19 may be for you, if improving health and saving money interests you.

  • ACS sponsors Month of the Military Family event

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Presidio of Monterey Army Community Service will celebrate the Month of the Military Family at the ACS office in the Ord Military Community 4:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 20.

  • ACS sponsors Month of the Military Family event

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Presidio of Monterey Army Community Service will celebrate the Month of the Military Family at the ACS office in the Ord Military Community 4:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 20.

  • Keeping good Soldiers in boots

    Nov 13, 2009

  • MDW IG takes oath of office

    Nov 13, 2009

    US Army Military District of Washington and Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region Commander Brig. Gen. (P) Karl R. Horst administered the oath of office to the command's new inspector general, Col. Sandra R. Clark Thursday.

  • Community Celebrates Military, Veterans

    Nov 13, 2009

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Fort Sam Houston celebrates Veterans Day with the San Antonio community.

  • Army orders probe at Arlington National Cemetery, releases investigation findings

    Nov 13, 2009

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh announced Friday that he has ordered an investigation into allegations of lost accountability of some graves, poor record keeping and other issues at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Veterans honored during ceremony on Fort Polk

    Nov 13, 2009

    An overflow crowd spread across the parking lot in front of Fort Polk's headquarters Nov. 11 to pay homage to Soldiers and other service members during a Veterans Day ceremony. Louisiana's Fourth District Congressman, Rep. John Fleming, R-Minden, was guest speaker for the event. He said the United States military has helped liberate the people of Iraq, and now it's time to do the same in Afghanistan.

  • November: Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 13, 2009

    Chief Red Iron Hawk performs on a wood-carved flute during Fort Belvoir's American Indian Heritage Month celebration at the post's Community Center Nov. 12. President Obama proclaimed November as National Native American Heritage Month.

  • Amanda's story: Escaping the clutches of domestic abuse

    Nov 13, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 13, 2009) -- Courted and captivated, a young Cecil County girl, caught up in a whirlwind relationship, married a Soldier who seemed to be everything she wanted. Not all Soldiers, however, embrace the Army values, and before long, a fairy-tale existence gave way to a brutal reality.

  • AER offers college aid for military children, spouses

    Nov 13, 2009

  • 94th merits Meritorious Unit Commendation

    Nov 13, 2009

    Beginning in World War II, performing in theater during the United States' various conflicts, moving from state to state (Wyoming, Alaska), inactivated and activated over the course of the 20th century and reborn in 2005 at Fort Polk, the 94th Brigade Support Battalion finished another memorable chapter in its diverse history Nov. 6 at Mountain Field. The battalion received the Meritorious Unit Commendation for service during deployment to Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah in southeast Baghdad, Iraq, from Nov. 30, 2007 to Jan. 5, 2009. According to the commendation, the 94th showed "the ability to innovate and accomplish the mission far beyond the call of duty."

  • 3-89 receives Valorous Unit Award

    Nov 13, 2009

    The 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, received the Valorous Unit Award during a ceremony Nov. 6 at Mountain Field on Fort Polk.

  • Army Chief of Staff to visit Master Resilience Training

    Nov 13, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey is scheduled to arrive November 16, 2009 and will be available to speak to media at 9:55 a.m.. All interested media must be on site no later than 9:15 a.m. to register in the William Fontaine room of the Sheraton Philadelphia University Hotel.

  • 5-25 earns Meritorious Unit Commendation

    Nov 13, 2009

    Soldiers of the 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, gathered at Warrior Memorial Park Nov. 4 to receive the Meritorious Unit Commendation. The unit was awarded for its actions while deployed to Iraq in 2007-2008.

  • Boston Bruins give back to the defenders of freedom

    Nov 13, 2009

    It was Military Appreciation night at the TD Garden last night and several hundred Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen were on hand for the Bruins 1-0 shootout loss against the Florida Panthers.

  • Vets thanked for today's freedoms

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - American veterans deserve the nation's deepest appreciation and respect, according to President Barack Obama's Veterans Day proclamation. "Our nation's servicemen and women are our best and brightest, enlisting in times of peace and war, serving with honor under the most difficult circumstances and making sacrifices that many of us cannot begin to imagine."

  • Charlie Daniels Band to perform at RiverCenter

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The devil went down to Georgia, and the Charlie Daniels Band will sing about it. The country music artist, who's most famous for his hits, The Devil Went Down to Georgia and He's Coming Back, will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Jonathan and Lisa Moore will open the concert.

  • Tumor doesn't stop WTB troop from reaching goals

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - A lemon-sized brain tumor ended SPC Henel Blaise's dream of a military career but, with the help of Fort Benning's Warrior Transition Battalion, Blaise is finding a new path.

  • Year of the NCO: Celebrating pride-in-service, honoring veterans

    Nov 13, 2009

    Fort Sam Houston noncommissioned officers came together at the Army Community Service center Nov. 5 to celebrate their pride-in-service by honoring veterans, prisoners of war and those still missing in action.

  • POM hosts federal benefits open-season event

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Federal Benefits Program open season for 2010 runs government-wide through Dec. 14.

  • POM hosts federal benefits open-season event

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Federal Benefits Program open season for 2010 runs government-wide through Dec. 14.

  • Combatives Soldiers demonstrate wrestling techniques

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Wrestling season is here. It gears up in November and lasts through March, making the perfect winter activity for kids who play sports during other seasons, said Air Force Lt. Col. Hiram Morales, head coach for the Child, Youth & School Services wrestling team.

  • NCO demonstrates baking skills

    Nov 13, 2009

    Sgt. Steven Baca (right), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, shows off his yummy chocolate batter at the Teen Center Nov. 5.

  • Presidio of Monterey Commander's Cup

    Nov 13, 2009

    First quarter Commander's Cup competition held at the Presidio of Monterey. Army teams claim both first place finishes.

  • Welcome Home!

    Nov 13, 2009

  • ESGR Luncheon

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Salute to Bosses Awards luncheon recognizes civilian employers, nominated by their employees, who have gone above and beyond supporting them while performing their duties in the guard and reserves.

  • Rangers race in New York City marathon

    Nov 13, 2009

    For retired Capt. Chad Fleming, failure was not an option. The last few miles of the New York City Marathon loomed ahead as Fleming stopped again to readjust his prosthetic leg.

  • Iraqi Army opens new center for engineers

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- With the opening of a new joint tactical operations center on K-1 Military Base in Kirkuk province, Iraq, engineers with the 12th Military Engineer Regiment, 12th Iraqi Army Division, now have a place to work with their U.S. military partners.

  • 201st MIB trains in the field for deployment

    Nov 13, 2009

    The 201st Military Intelligence Battalion conducted more training here Oct. 26-29 in preparation for its deployment overseas next year.

  • Iraqi children receive tools to succeed

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- While pens, pencils and paper might seem like common items to school children in the U.S., they are often a commodity hard to come by for children in Iraq.

  • Our Lineage and Honors

    Nov 13, 2009

    The 3rd ESC has a proud tradition and history of honors. Constituted 14 September 1950 in the Army of the United States as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Logistical Command.

  • Iraqi village improves through Iraqi Army assistance

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- The small mud and straw primary school in the village of Albu Sabah in Kirkuk province, Iraq, often lacks the necessary supplies the children need.

  • Gopher tortoise species thrives in post's sandy soil

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - From 2,500 to 3,000 gopher tortoises call Fort Benning home. This particular tortoise is recognized in Georgia as a threatened species and thrives in the state's coastal plains, including Fort Benning with its areas of sandy soil, ideal for burrowing, said Mark Thornton, endangered species biologist for the Conservation Branch, Environmental Management Division.

  • U.S., IA look door to door

    Nov 13, 2009

  • All-Star pitcher leads baseball mini camp at Fort Benning

    Nov 13, 2009

    Returning to where he played youth baseball, Detroit Tigers pitcher Edwin Jackson led a mini baseball clinic on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • "Muleskinners" celebrate Veterans Day

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Portrait honors Dexter Elementary's namesake

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - For years, Herbert J. Dexter Elementary School has gone without a picture of its namesake. That changed Nov. 6 when, for the school's 40th anniversary, the parent teacher organization presented a portrait of MAJ Herbert Dexter.

  • Army Releases October Suicide Data

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Students attend boot camp

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - More than 240 Dexter Elementary School students attended "boot camp" Nov. 4 in honor of the school's 40th year. The camp featured activities similar to those MAJ Herbert J. Dexter, the school's namesake, likely encountered at Fort Benning in the 1950s. Kids spent the afternoon doing sprints, jumping jacks, low crawls, guerrilla drills, mountain climbing techniques and bear crawls.

  • Bridge offers fresh path

    Nov 13, 2009

  • 75th Rangers pay homage to fallen, veterans

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Veterans, Rangers and family members gathered at the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, memorial Wednesday to remember fallen Rangers, commemorate veterans and celebrate 25 years since the 3rd Battalion was activated.

  • Northern Alabama Veterans Day Parade Celebrates Those Who Serve

    Nov 13, 2009

    The Northern Alabama Veterans Day parade in Huntsville, the second largest in Alabama, is intended to thank living veterans for their service, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security are appreciated, and to emphasize the fact that all those who served have sacrificed and done their duty. The parade was Nov. 11, and SMDC/ARSTRAT's commanding general, LTG Kevin T. Campbell, was the key reviewing officer.

  • Air Cav. attack aviators maintain weapons proficiency

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Presidio Marines run in boots and utes

    Nov 13, 2009

    Presidio of Monterey Marine Corps Detachment members take to their home streets in their "boots and utes" as they run a prescribed route to their classes in the Price Fitness Center here Nov. 12. The Marines have runs such as these to build camaraderie within their unit.

  • Cavalry, IA troopers earn silver spurs

    Nov 13, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - In order for a trooper to be inducted in the Order of the Spur, and earn the privilege of wearing silver spurs, he must survive a demanding test of tactical and technical knowledge.

  • Garryowen trains Iraqi Federal Police

    Nov 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD - One of U.S. forces' main roles in Iraq is training, assisting and supporting the Iraqi Security Forces securing their country.

  • IA, Ironhorse patrol Tarmiyah

    Nov 13, 2009

    BAGHDAD - With Iraqi election approaching, U.S. and Iraqi Soldiers began a four-day mission in the small town of Tarmiyah, Nov. 7.

  • Long Knives participate in moment of silence

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Nov. 11, 2009 - Harvard Memorial Church Veteran's Day Ceremony

    Nov 13, 2009

    Remarks as delivered by Gen. George W. Casey Jr. at the Harvard Memorial Church Veteran's Day Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2009.

  • Presidio of Monterey Commander's Cup Competition held

    Nov 13, 2009

    First quarter Commander's Cup competition held at the Presidio of Monterey. Army teams claim both first place finishes.

  • Fort Hood press conference, Nov. 6

    Nov 13, 2009

    This is a time for the Army family to stand together, this is a time for 'Army Strong' to mean what it says -- and this is a time to know that we are working every moment to ensure that their safety and security is met to the highest possible degree.

  • VFW Unmet Needs

    Nov 13, 2009

  • Improvements planned for Presidio Cemetery

    Nov 13, 2009

    THE PRESIDIO of Monterey Cemetery is scheduled for major improvements, the Presidio's Directorate of Public Works (DPW) has announced.

  • Experience earned and shared

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- Much is expected of non-commissioned officers serving in a combat zone. From leading Soldiers on dangerous patrols to conducting training for individual Soldier growth, NCOs are expected to do a little bit of everything.

  • Sustainers host Strong Bonds retreat

    Nov 13, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Members of Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and 233rd Transportation Company attended a Strong Bonds retreat Nov. 6-8 at Louisville's Galt House Hotel & Suites. The Strong Bonds retreat was organized and implemented by the 3d ESC chaplain's office and offered ways to increase individual Soldier and Family readiness and resiliency through relationship education and skills training. The retreats are planned quarterly and give single Soldiers and couples the opportunity to relax while receiving training.

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