Archive: Mar 2009

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  • Largest school in Mahmudiyah re-opens

    Mar 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, joined their Iraqi Army partners from the 2nd Battalion, 25th Brigade, 17th Iraqi Army Division, for the re-opening ceremony of the Althaira school in the village of Althaira, Mahmudiyah Qada, March 8.

  • 3HBCT keeps Greywolf's wounded in 'Cav family'

    Mar 10, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "Once Cav., Always Cav. ... Once Greywolf, Always Greywolf." For a group from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division's command group and Family Readiness Support assistants, it's more than just a catchphrase; it's a pledge of support they make to all former Cav. Soldiers.

  • The Old Guard Commander's Challenge Winners!

    Mar 10, 2009

  • Soldiers from The Old Guard help the First Lady kick-off Women's History Month

    Mar 10, 2009

  • Kids have Fun and learn to cope and at Operation Purple camp

    Mar 10, 2009

    The National Military Family Association's Operation Purple camp program will once again be accepting applications online, beginning March 16, at www.operationpurple.org. The program aims to help military kids experience carefree fun while also learning coping skills to deal with war-related stress, and fosters relationships with others who know what they are going through because they are experiencing it, too. Operation Purple camp also helps kids to gain confidence and teaches them to be stewards of the community and of the environment.

  • Army FMWRC offers Great Getaways to Armed Forces Recreation Centers

    Mar 10, 2009

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Imagine attending a luau on Waikiki Beach; golfing in the shadows of the Magic Kingdom; sightseeing a seventh-century city in The Land of the Morning Calm; sunbathing beneath a famous lighthouse on the Atlantic; or skiing or hiking in the Bavarian Alps. One of those dream vacations awaits the winner of the Great Getaways Sweepstakes, an Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command-sponsored contest that began March 1 and runs through May 31 at www.afrcresorts.com

  • Boxing Smoker: a knock out with Air Cav style, pride

    Mar 10, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The sound of leather gloves collide with human skin was deafened by the cheers from a rabid crowd ring through Abrams Field House during the III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Boxing Smoker, which attracted more than 120 participants from Army installations all across the United States, March 2-5.

  • Immersive technology melds Hollywood, warrior training

    Mar 10, 2009

    WASHINGTON -- Training technology development in California has demonstrated the possibility of having Soldiers walk through virtual environments that contain both real-world objects and simulated characters.

  • Our Leadership

    Mar 10, 2009

  • Volunteer videos selected to help thousands worldwide

    Mar 10, 2009

    The Army Community Services director for the Department of the Army has selected three locally produced how-to videos to be added Army-wide to the My Army Life Too Web site.

  • 'Key Resolve' begins in Korea

    Mar 10, 2009

    Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2009 began Monday and will continue through March 20 across the Republic of Korea.

  • The Old Guard marches in the April 4 Cherry Blossom Parade

    Mar 10, 2009

  • A first, last flight for Apache pilot

    Mar 10, 2009

    Three flight schools. More than 150 combat missions. An estimated 4,000 career flight hours; 700 of those in combat. Number of hours logged flying a CH-47 Chinook: 0.

  • Buy your tickets for the May 8th Old Guard Ball

    Mar 10, 2009

  • Post kicks off Army Emergency Relief campaign

    Mar 10, 2009

    Fort Leavenworth began its 2009 Army Emergency Relief Annual Fund Raising Campaign with a kick-off ceremony Feb. 27 at the Frontier Conference Center. The AER national campaign slogan this year is "Adding Strength to Army Strong."

  • Military looks to dispel myths, advance treatment for TBI

    Mar 10, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - Get a good night's sleep. That is medical professionals' seemingly simple, yet sometimes complicated, goal when they reintegrate Soldiers who have returned from deployments and might have suffered traumatic brain injuries, according to Brig. Gen. Keith Gallagher, commander of Europe Regional Medical Command.

  • U.S., Korean troops train to rescue downed aviators

    Mar 10, 2009

    Joint-combined downed aviator training Feb. 18-19 involved the Republic of Korea's 21st Infantry Division and U.S. troops working together on combat search and rescue, or CSAR capabilities.

  • Female First Sergeants Lead Post Soldiers

    Mar 10, 2009

    Fort Leavenworth's three female first sergeants say motivating and mentoring enlisted Soldiers is one of the best careers a noncommissioned officer can have.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT employees compete for local DA Civilian of the Year award

    Mar 10, 2009

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. -- Three U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employees have been nominated for the 2009 Department of the Army Civilian of the Year award. The award, sponsored by the Redstone Arsenal-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States Army, recognizes civilian employees who have demonstrated exceptional performance as members of the Army team.

  • Read to children: They will thank you later

    Mar 10, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - "It takes hundreds of hours of lap time for a child to gain the pre-literacy skills necessary to learn to read early and well," said the National Children's Reading Foundation Web site about the need for parents to read to their children.

  • ReStore recovering materials from Fort Riley homes

    Mar 10, 2009

    "It's better than a win-win situation. It is a win-win-win-win situation," said Gary Stowe, ReStore director, in reference to the effort currently underway on Fort Riley to reclaim building material and supplies from homes slated for demolition.

  • Saving dollars, space -- Thanks Lean Six Sigma

    Mar 10, 2009

    A team of subject-matter experts from throughout the Joint Munitions Command developed a new process that addresses excess inventory. The initial evaluation of 153 items found that 43 items could be removed, resulting in a cost avoidance of $2,391 in inventory program costs and clearing an additional 82,243 cubic feet at the government-owned contractor-operated and government-owned government-operated plants.

  • Schweinfurt youth participate in Imagemakers contest

    Mar 10, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - The back wall of the School Age Services (SAS) gymnasium came to life March 3, covered with photographs and digital art in the Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Imagemakers competition.

  • Out West, Wyche visits Hawthorne Army Depot

    Mar 10, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Larry Wyche experienced his first taste of Hawthorne Army Depot when he visited on February 10. Wyche became the commanding general of the Joint Munitions Command last August and also serves as the commander of the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command. The general is touring JMC installations to, as he put it, "meet the good people and see the great things they are doing in support of our warfighters." Wyche brings more than 25 years of combat command experience to the ammunition mission.

  • New Chaplain on board

    Mar 10, 2009

    About 13 years ago Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Hann deployed to the southern New Mexico desert for a major exercise and stopped briefly at White Sands Missile Range. Now he is the Post Chaplain.

  • Dinner kicks of Bataan March season

    Mar 10, 2009

    White Sands Missile Range held its first event leading up to the Bataan Memorial Death March last week when about 150 people from White Sands and surrounding communities honored Death March Survivors with a dinner.

  • An order of inclusion

    Mar 10, 2009

    What a diff'rence a day makes, twenty-four little hours..." What a difference June 25, 1941, made; a day that created the landscape for federal employment equality. That date may not bear notable significance to the general public; but for African-Americans during that era, June 25 marked the beginning of desegregated government and defense employment. On June 25, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802.

  • 20th Support Command (CBRNE) - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosives

    Mar 10, 2009

  • Year of the NCO: Benelux Spotlight

    Mar 10, 2009

    MONS, Belgium -- Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Bartelle, the senior noncommissioned officer Allied Command Operations, took time to show his appreciation to two NCOs instrumental in planning the Black History Month celebration at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Belgium.

  • Army Reserve Iraq role to continue despite Afghanistan mission, General says

    Mar 10, 2009

    WASHINGTON - As the Army Reserve prepares to deploy more troops to Afghanistan, its top officer said he anticipates no decrease, at least in the near term, in the need for Army reservists in Iraq.

  • Dutch Prime Minister Takes Time Out for Brussels First-Grader

    Mar 10, 2009

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - Many youngsters who learned to read after 1995 are acquainted with Stanley Lambchop, a.k.a. "Flat Stanley." One student in Brussels sent his Flat Stanley to the Dutch Prime Minister and received a pleasant surprise.

  • Clearing the Tangi: Task Force in Afghanistan takes troubled valley

    Mar 10, 2009

    Flexing for the first time the massive military muscle now deployed to this area, coalition forces cleared one of its most troubled insurgent hotspots, sending a forceful message to insurgent fighters here that the coalition will go wherever, whenever it wants.

  • Army Contacts Soldiers About Potential Information Release

    Mar 10, 2009

    The Army recently discovered a potential penetration of Soldier information that occurred on a password-protected, secure web-based database of almost 1600 Soldiers. As a cautionary measure, the Army is notifying those affected Soldiers via email or letter.

  • Army Emergency Relief equates to 'Soldiers helping Soldiers'

    Mar 10, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- Think nonprofit organization, think Army Emergency Relief, to actively help a fellow Soldier or neighbor who is suffering from a financial emergency.

  • Senior Mentor Assists 8th Theater Sustainment Command During Exercise

    Mar 10, 2009

    Maj. Gen. (ret) Robert Shadley rose through the ranks during his 33-years as an Army officer, culminating his career as the director of logistics for U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort. McPherson, Ga. Today, Shadley shares the knowledge gained during his three decades in uniform as a senior mentor for the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's (TSC) command post exercise (CPX), at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • Military Saves helps Soldiers help themselves

    Mar 10, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- Everyone is trying to stretch greenbacks lately and the Military Saves program at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach showed 36 Soldiers and family members how to build wealth with a variety of classes.

  • 1st Armored Division Soldiers receive medals for valor in Iraq

    Mar 10, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Two Soldiers from 1st Armored Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team were awarded the Army Commendation Medals with "V" device for valor during an award ceremony here Feb. 6.

  • Volunteer videos selected to help thousands worldwide

    Mar 10, 2009

    The Army Community Services director for the Department of the Army has selected three locally produced how-to videos to be added Army-wide to the My Army Life Too Web site.

  • MND-B Soldiers attend grand re-opening of school in Lutifiyah

    Mar 9, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Teachers, students and Soldiers from Company A, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Multi-National Division- Baghdad, met for the grand re-opening of Almuwifikia School in Lutifiyah, Mahmudiyah Qada March 3.

  • MND-B Soldiers provide humanitarian aid to locals in Radwaniyah

    Mar 9, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers from Company C, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment; Radwaniyah Iraqi Police; and local sheiks joined together to provide food supplies, school bags and blankets for residents in Jari village March 6.

  • IA Commandos train to lead

    Mar 9, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HUNTER, Iraq - Another chapter on operations in southern Iraq was written as Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 41st Iraqi Army Brigade 'Commandos' honed their combat edge with the 'Black Dragons' of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division during a three-day training operation in the Maysan Province recently.

  • U.S. Army Chaplains, Solid as a Rock

    Mar 9, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HUNTER, Iraq - Two U.S. Army chaplains are building much more than the faith of their Soldiers on the remote base here.

  • Iraqi Police 'land' joint training

    Mar 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Seven Iraqi police officers jumped out of UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters and hit the dirt at Camp Cedar's landing zone during an air assault training exercise here March 2.

  • MND-B NCO keeps 'Dragons' firing

    Mar 9, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Christine Wallace, from Lubbock, Texas, works in a small office inside the motor pool of Company E, 299th Brigade Support Battalion, at Forward Operating Base Mahmudiyah. Wallace spends her days helping Soldiers from the 1st Combined Arms "Dragon" Battalion, 63rd Armored Regiment which is attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

  • March 15th, The Old Guard marches in the DC St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 9, 2009

  • Joint Service Drill Exhibition April 26 at George Mason University

    Mar 9, 2009

  • Sustainment Soldiers participate in boxing smoker: Photos

    Mar 9, 2009

    Photos of the III Corps boxing smoker at Fort Hood.

  • The Year of the NCO kicks off in Junction City, Kansas

    Mar 9, 2009

    Fort Riley helped kick-off the Army's celebration of the "Year of the NCO" in Junction City, Kan. The ceremony featured Fort Riley Noncommissioned Officers members of the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club dressed in periodic uniforms from the Civil War, WW I & II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts.

  • 25th CAB improves Pohakuloa Training Area

    Mar 9, 2009

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade recently invested about $1.5 million and thousands of man hours to complete a series of range improvement projects at Pohakuloa Training Area in Hawaii.

  • Fort Greely Pioneers 'Sustainability'

    Mar 9, 2009

    Fort Greely became the first Alaska Installation to lead the Army's nationwide Sustainability Initiative with its Strategic Sustainability Goal Setting Conference conducted here Feb. 18-20.

  • Department of the Army Retirement Ceremony 3pm on March 26, 2009 at Conmy Hall on Ft. Myer, Va.

    Mar 9, 2009

  • Fort Riley's fleet is going 'Green'

    Mar 9, 2009

    Fort Riley's Transportation Motor Pool will receive 13 Neighborhood Electric Vehicles as part of the Army's conversion to the use of more fuel efficient and energy saving vehicles and equipment.

  • Army's top medic visits 'Lifeline' crew in Iraq

    Mar 9, 2009

    With top leaders in the U.S. Army naming 2009 as the "Year of the Noncommissioned Officer," the Army's senior medic flew from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to Camp Liberty to meet with Multi-National Division-Baghdad's Army Medical Corps enlisted leaders and Soldiers.

  • Depots streamline to save billions

    Mar 9, 2009

    The Base Realignment and Closure Commission's 2005 decision to transfer depot-level reparable procurement management and related non-core supply, storage and distribution and support functions from the Army Materiel Command to the Defense Logistics Agency will have a dual benefit. The change should eliminate the cumbersome process of having to contact multiple agencies for assistance. A single department within DLA will be the source for purchases, questions and/or concerns.

  • Troops to Teachers helps Soldiers fill teaching slots

    Mar 9, 2009

    a Fort Riley Soldiers can take advantage of a Department of Education program to earn their bachelors degree, teaching certification and possibly a bonus for volunteering to teach in low-income school districts.

  • Iraqi Commandos train with 1st Cavalry in Maysan

    Mar 9, 2009

    Another chapter on operations in southern Iraq was written as Iraqi Soldiers honed their combat edge with the "Black Dragons" of 1st Cavalry Division during a three-day training mission in the Maysan Province.

  • 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team celebrates black history on FOB Marez

    Mar 9, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq - 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held two separate Black History Month observance luncheons Feb 18 and 19, at Forward Operating Base Marez and FOB Diamondback dining facilities in Mosul, Iraq.

  • Old Guard leads way in St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 9, 2009

  • Social Security expedites disability applications for America's 'Wounded Warriors'

    Mar 9, 2009

    A website describing social security benefits for wounded warriors

  • Veterans Benefits By State

    Mar 9, 2009

    A state by state listing of veteran's benefits, including links to the appropriate state agencies.

  • NSSC Scores Touchdown with Year of the NCO Kickoff Event

    Mar 9, 2009

    Short article describing the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center's Year of the NCO kickoff event.

  • LMP moves AMC into the 21st century

    Mar 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command is bringing its logistics data collection system into the 21st century with the use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool. The ERP tool, better known as the Logistics Modernization Program, will modernize the ArmyAca,!a,,cs national logistics business practice and supporting technology to meet current and future military readiness requirements. It is the cornerstone for the Single Army Logistics Enterprise and is the first step to enabling end-to-end supply chain visibility for AMC, its depots, industry partners, and the warfighter.

  • Ansbach sophomore wins DoDEA Europe writing competition

    Mar 9, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- "How do veterans help the youth of today'"

  • FREEZE FRAME - Photographer revels in thrill of sport one image at a time

    Mar 9, 2009

    BIKES...camera... action! Those are the only three things on Brian Wilcox's mind when he gears-up for a dirt flying, height defying motocross photo shoot.

  • Von Braun Complex III Construction Continues

    Mar 9, 2009

    Construction worker Lawrence Small attaches cables to a precast exterior panel of VBIII. The project, begun in 2008, is expected to be completed by December 2010.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Wideband Components Branch

    Mar 9, 2009

    The Wideband Components Branch's 16 employees overhaul mechanical and electrical components on the AN/TRC-170 Troposcatter Radio Terminal Set subassemblies. Branch personnel use oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and signal generators to troubleshoot systems. The branch is part of the Communications Systems Directorate. The TRC-170 is a wideband communications system that links voice and data by providing transmission and reception of radio frequency signals. The system reflects signals off land objects or layers of the atmosphere and is capable of sending and receiving multiplex digital analog voice, digital data or a combination of both.

  • Know the facts, myths of suicide

    Mar 9, 2009

    VICENZA, Italy - Suicide is a huge problem in the Army, and it is on the rise.

  • BCTC named for Soldier's Soldier

    Mar 9, 2009

    As this is the Army's Year of the NCO, it was only fitting that Fort Polk christened its new Battle Command Training Center in honor of a former command sergeant major who was respected and admired by those he served with for 35 years. The new $30 million facility was named for Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Tom Berry. Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk commander Brig. Gen. James Yarbrough said Berry, who died in 2005, spent his life committed to the Soldiers under his guidance.

  • Teamwork, technology helps personnel locate, track assets on the depot

    Mar 9, 2009

    A lost communications-electronics system has helped find a better way to project cost. Productivity Improvement and Innovation and Production Management personnel have combined the Master Production Scheduling project and Radio Frequency Identification technology to help locate and track assets here.

  • Mar. 5, 2009 - Womens History Luncheon

    Mar 9, 2009

  • Depot produces 12k antenna flex-mount devices

    Mar 9, 2009

    Dozens of employees at Tobyhanna have teamed up to fabricate, assemble and ship 12,500 retrofitted and new antenna flex-mount devices to Army and Navy units serving in Southwest Asia.

  • IMCOM Northeast Region leaders visit Tobyhanna

    Mar 9, 2009

    Tobyhanna Army Depot is the largest full-service Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance maintenance and logistics support facility in the Department of Defense. Employees repair, overhaul and fabricate electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. Tobyhanna's missions support all branches of the Armed Forces. The depot is the Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Communications-Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control Systems and the Air Force Technology Repair Center for ground communications and electronics. About 5,700 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the command's mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control, computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment Command Begins Command Post Exercise

    Mar 9, 2009

    The 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) continued its path toward validation as a fully operational capable command, deploying its forward command post (FCP) here for a command post exercise (CPX), which began March 9.

  • Sustainers train extensively to safely drive MRAPs

    Mar 9, 2009

    The Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle is used by many 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers during convoy operations in Iraq today.

  • Major CAB complications

    Mar 9, 2009

    Maj. Chad M. Nangle, the G-3 chief of future operations for the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Austin, Minn., native, received his combat action badge on Joint Base Balad four years after the event that earned him the award.

  • Germany-based artillery battalion donates tractors to cultivate Iraq's Lutifiyah region

    Mar 9, 2009

    COMBAT OUTPOST MEADE, Iraq (Mar. 9, 2009) -- Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery presented 14 new tractors to sheiks from the Lutifiyah Nahia region during a ceremony here, March 5. The battalion, part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, used funds from the Commander's Emergency Response Program to purchase the tractors, said brigade officials. Each ArmaTrac 602 tractor should help to cultivate an area of more than 25,000,000 square feet.

  • Power Lifting Qwest

    Mar 9, 2009

    Spc. Joseph Zimmerman, Headquarters and Headquarters Co., 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, attempts to dead-lift 551 pounds during the Q-West Powerlifting Quest 1000 at Contingency Operating Base Q-West, Iraq, Feb. 15. Zimmerman, 225 pounds, won the pound-for-pound heavyweight award by lifting 1,411 pounds in three events - the deadlift, bench press and back squat.

  • Ceremonies add Rashid missions to 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division operations in Iraq

    Mar 9, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq (Mar. 9, 2009) - Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division accepted authority for operations in Iraq's Rashid district during a pair of transfer of authority ceremonies here, March 4.During the first ceremony, the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division transferred authority for their area of operations in Rashid to the 2nd BCT. "Along with local leaders and the [Iraqi security forces] we have formed an unbeatable team in Rashid," said Col. Ted Martin, commander of 1st BCT, during his remarks at the event. "I thank you for your friendship, patriotism and support. No longer can the enemy use neighborhoods as battlefields. Each day brings new hope for the citizens of Rashid."

  • Engineer project trains Soldiers for combat, improves training area - and helps frogs

    Mar 9, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany (Mar, 06, 2009) -- Helping frogs here is helping train Soldiers for combat. In an effort to improve part of a nearby training area dubbed Area Mike, the U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt Directorate of Public Works partnered with the 500th Engineer Horizontal Company of the 15th Engineer Battalion, which arrived to Schweinfurt in 2008. "This is coordination between the troops and DPW, and coordination between the U.S. Army and the host nation. It's an overall stewardship supporting the environment and training," said Lothar Rueckert, chief of DPW's environmental division.

  • Training Aids Production Center Opens in Grafenwoehr

    Mar 9, 2009

    The Joint Multinational Training Command's Training Aids Production Center (TAPC) opens the doors to its new facility in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest Pilot Recruiting Program

    Mar 8, 2009

  • Army's top medic visits "Lifeline" crew

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD -With top leaders in the U.S. Army naming 2009 as the "Year of the Noncommissioned Officer," the Army's senior medic flew from Fort Sam Houston, Texas to Camp Liberty to meet with Multi-National Division-Baghdad's Army Medical Corps enlisted leaders and Soldiers.

  • 'Iron Knights' assume authority of Baghdad's West Rashid District

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The 'Iron Knights' of Task Force 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, assumed authority of West Rashid from the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st BCT, 4th Inf. Div., during a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Falcon March 4.

  • First Lightning's newest American

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldier, after emigrating from Haiti, decided to put on the Army Combat Uniform for a living, recently earned his U.S. citizenship.

  • Iraqi Police support local children

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD - More than 500 students at Al Tadhia Primary School received school supplies through a collaborated effort by local Iraqi Police and Soldiers from the 340th Military Police Company, Task Force 91 MP, 8th Military Police "Watchdog" Brigade, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, Feb. 25. Pencils, paper, notebooks, sporting equipment and other basic items were donated to the students through Soldiers of the 340th MP Co. and delivered by New Baghdad Iraqi Police.

  • Prepare for troop reduction: Iraqis discuss training, equipment

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD - As security stabilizes, the Iraqi Army engineers are asking questions that only a year ago seemed far from anyone's thoughts.

  • Poor economy, re-up rates prompt changes in retention

    Mar 8, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - At a time where our economy back home is ailing, the Army is having unprecedented success at retaining its Soldiers; especially in view of the new, flexible GI Bill and the job security that military service holds.

  • Tractors for Lutifiyah

    Mar 8, 2009

    COMBAT OUTPOST MEADE, Iraq - Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers presented 14 new tractors to local Sheiks from the Lutifiyah Nahia, during a ceremony held at Combat Outpost Meade March 5.

  • Paratroopers' on the ground in East Rashid

    Mar 8, 2009

    BAGHDAD - "There's no need to worry about this area, there's Paratroopers on the ground," said Lt. Col. Dave Bair, of Fairfax, Va., commander, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi National Division - Baghdad, speaking of the East Rashid district where he and his troops work every day conducting security patrols and participating in civil affairs efforts to help the people and the local economy.

  • Watchdog MRAPs made safer by REF

    Mar 8, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Light-wheeled vehicle mechanic Soldiers from the 8th Military Police "Watchdog" Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, received hands-on training from the Army's Rapid Equipping Force for properly installing dual-wire mitigation kits on the brigade's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored vehicle fleet Feb. 24.

  • 1st Air Cav. aviators welcome JROTC students

    Mar 8, 2009

  • Volunteers read to children as part of Dr. Seuss Day

    Mar 8, 2009

    Volunteers read to children at the Ord Military Community Child Development Center in celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, 2009.

  • Dr. Seuss Day celebrated at the Monterey Road Child Development Center

    Mar 8, 2009

    Volunteers read to children at the Ord Military Community Child Development Center in celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, 2009.

  • Dr. Seuss Day at the Monterey Road Child Development Center

    Mar 8, 2009

    Volunteers read to children at the Ord Military Community Child Development Center in celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, 2009.

  • Dr. Seuss Day volunteers read to kids at Monterey Road CDC

    Mar 8, 2009

    Volunteers read to children at the Ord Military Community Child Development Center in celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 2, 2009.

  • Soldier's death motivates completion of water project

    Mar 8, 2009

    On the fateful day of Dec. 30, 2008, during a mission to coordinate the distribution of purified drinking water from the Salah ad-Din Department of Water to the Salah ad-Din Hospital in Tikrit, Pfc. Christopher Lotter, Task Force Steel, 25th Infantry Division, was killed by sniper fire.

  • ER Team practices response drills

    Mar 7, 2009

    The Joint Base Balad Emergency Response Team and Army postal service workers conducted training response drills to suspicious substances discovered in packages at the Joint Military Mail Terminal here Feb. 5-6.

  • Iraqis invest in future at Balad economic seminar

    Mar 7, 2009

    Coalition forces and members of the Balad Provincial Reconstruction Team hosted the first Iraqi banking and finance conference here for Iraqi business investors, future entrepreneurs and local government leaders Tuesday.

  • Vanguards Honor Volunteers, FRGs

    Mar 6, 2009

  • Spartan Soldiers Advance Their Combative Skills

    Mar 6, 2009

    Master William Guy, master in several forms of martial arts including Hapkido and Taekwondo, came to Fort Stewart, Feb. 23 - 25 to teach and train the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers a more "in-depth" aspect of combatives at Caro Gym.

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