Archive: Mar 2009

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  • IMCOM-Europe journalists take Army-level awards

    Mar 23, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Several Installation Management Command-Europe journalists were recognized as being among the service's best during the 2008 Department of the Army Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Journalism Awards competition.

  • Remember the Alamo

    Mar 23, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber, commander of U.S. Army South, spoke at the Alamo Mar. 10 in a ceremony honoring the 173rd anniversary of the famous battle there in 1836.

  • AMU shooter aims for 2012 Paralympics

    Mar 23, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Josh Olson knows what it means to reinvent himself. An Infantryman for most of his Army career, Olson never dreamed he would someday be an internationally ranked shooter with the Army's World Class Athlete Program. But, everything changed for Olson after losing his right leg in an attack during his 2003 deployment to Iraq.

  • Fort Sam Houston Women's History Month celebration

    Mar 23, 2009

    The month of March is nationally recognized as Women's History Month; a time to reflect on the many contributions of women in history. U.S. Army South is sponsoring the Women's History Month activities for the Fort Sam Houston installation. This year's theme is "Women Taking the Lead to Save our Planet" and throughout March, everyone here will have the opportunity to participate in various events to help save our planet.

  • Filmmaker follows his brothers to Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Mar 23, 2009

    "Thank you." At the Friday premiere of the documentary film Brothers at War at Carmike 15 Cinemas in Columbus, these two words were spoken often - filmmakers thanked Soldiers for their service, and Soldiers thanked filmmakers for producing a film many of them called an accurate and honest depiction of their experiences in Iraq.

  • Strong effort gives Newman, Army team 7th-place finish at Bristol

    Mar 23, 2009

    It all came together for the U.S. Army team Sunday as driver Ryan Newman posted a solid seventh-place finish in the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

  • Camp Darby programs enhance children safety

    Mar 23, 2009

    Several initiatives are taking place in the Camp Darby community to enhance safety while celebrating Month of the Military Child in April. The Camp Darby Livorno Unit School has joined in by enhancing the social studies program by taking children on field trips to better know the community and their relative's workplaces and Dare and the Safety office are offering bike safety classes and child seat inspections.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Livorno 2009 NCO Induction ceremony

    Mar 23, 2009

    LIVORNO, Italy - Being inducted into the Army's noncommissioned officer corps is a time-honored tradition, with even more focus on the event in 2009 as it is Year of the NCO.

  • Soldiers, college students work side-by-side to build homes for homeless

    Mar 23, 2009

    Nineteen Soldiers from the 11th Engineer Battalion helped build several Habitat for Humanity houses last week in south Columbus. They partnered with college students on spring break to provide housing for low-income families at a low, interest-free cost.

  • Army Family Action Plan addresses top issues at Camp Darby

    Mar 23, 2009

    LIVORNO, Italy -- The Camp Darby community joined the Army in celebrating a quarter of a century of helping Soldiers and family members with the Annual Army Family Action Plan. March 4-5, Camp Darby community members convened for the 2009 AFAP to discuss everything from shopping privileges at the post commissary to the availability of language classes at Camp Darby.

  • Press Release

    Mar 23, 2009

    "Sex Signals," a Catharsis Productions Presentation hosted at Fort Myer WHO & WHAT: Fort Myer is hosting an improvisational comedy, education and audience participation, "Sex Signals." The show provides a provocative, in-your-face look at issues surrounding dating, sex and date rape on college campuses. WHEN: Tuesday, March 23, 2009, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. WHERE: Town Hall, Sheridan Ave., Fort Myer, Va. 22211 WHY: The purpose is to provide education on the misunderstandings of the opposite sex, gender role stereotypes and help improve communication in interpersonal relationships. For more information, contact Old Guard Public Affairs at 703-696-3157/703-696-4183 or via e-mail at brian.kent.parker@conus.army.mil

  • Fort Sill Drill Sergeant of the Year suffers from TBI

    Mar 23, 2009

    The Fort Sill Drill Sergeant of the Year talks about his traumatic brain injury

  • JTF-CS tackles Sudden Response 2009 exercise

    Mar 23, 2009

    The specter of the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai in which 10 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks left more than 170 people dead, loomed large in the national consciousness as global media flashed images into American homes preparing for their Thanksgiving repasts. The gravity of this event was not ignored by the leadership of Joint Task Force Civil Support, based out of Fort Monroe. Sudden Response 2009 (SR-09), held Feb. 27 to March 6 at Naval Station Norfolk, addressed what to do if something similar happened on American soil. The Mumbai attacks were carried out by a small team of armed fanatics that targeted the tourist portion of IndiaAca,!a,,cs financial capital and largest city. For SR09, the scenario was translated to Orlando, Fla., also a city of major tourist attractions.

  • Detroit Arsenal CDC Teaches Preschool Children How to Speak Spanish

    Mar 23, 2009

    The Child Development Center at the Detroit Arsenal is helping children to get a head start on their futures in the global economy by teaching them Spanish. With multiculturalism exploding across the world, the ability for these children to be multilingual is one of the most important skills that they can have in order to lead productive and successful lives.

  • Women in History- Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines play vital role in nation's defense

    Mar 23, 2009

    Who do you think of when you hear the phrase "women in the military'" Does a black and white photo of your mother, sporting her dress blues, pop into your head; do you see your sister the night she broke the news to your parents that she was joining the service; or do you picture your daughter, bearing a Cheshire Cat grin, the day she returned from basic training'

  • Troops and Iraqi police sweep area for weapons

    Mar 23, 2009

    BAGHDAD - On the first day of spring, Baghdad University College of Agriculture in Abu Ghraib needed some cleaning. Instead of brooms and dustpans, Iraqi police and U.S. Soldiers used detection dogs, shovels and mine detectors to sweep for unexploded ordnance, improvised explosive devices and weapons caches March 21.

  • Women's History Month celebrates achievements, diversity

    Mar 23, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - More than 140 years ago, Lucy Hobbs became the first woman to graduate dental school. The achievement is only half the story. For several years, Lucy Hobbs was denied admission to several dental schools on the basis of being a woman. She persisted though, and eventually earned the reputation, 'the lady who pulls teeth,' putting to rest any doubts about women's abilities as dentists.

  • Deadly needles in the haystack

    Mar 23, 2009

    Camp Taji, Iraq - 710th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 3rd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group spent time looking for potentially dangerous ordnance among the scrap metal at the Sheik Khalid scrap yard.

  • Soldiers don Keystone combat patch

    Mar 23, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, marked another milestone today in its yearlong mobilization, train-up and deployment to Iraq - receipt of the order for Soldiers to place the brigade's combat patch on their uniforms.

  • On mission with engineers

    Mar 23, 2009

  • ARCIC leader attains national recognition

    Mar 23, 2009

    One of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's own has been named one of the Top Blacks in the Military by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. Col. Robert S. Ferrell, director of Future Combat Systems' Strategic Communication Directorate at the Army Capabilities Integration Center-Forward in Arlington, Va., was notified of the award in a letter signed by Tyrone D. Taborn, chairman and chief executive officer of Career Communications Group, publishers of the magazine. CCG, based in Baltimore, Md., presented the promotable colonel his award at the Fifth Annual Stars and Stripes Dinner Feb. 20 in Baltimore.

  • Pro wrestlers visit MND-B

    Mar 23, 2009

  • ISF, Paratroopers respond after IDF attack in al-Karada

    Mar 23, 2009

  • Prayers from Baghdad: The Bugler

    Mar 23, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - My prayer/poem for this week highlights those quietly steadfast professionals in the Division Band who proudly honor our fallen warriors.

  • Commentary: What you hear in a war zone

    Mar 23, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - While living in Portsmouth, Ohio a few years ago, I had an apartment located no more than 150 feet from a rail yard. My first few weeks living there presented a small challenge. I had a hard time sleeping through the screeches, bangs, bumps and grumbles in the night as rail workers prepared trains for their departures across the country.

  • Spartans test medic skills in southern Iraq

    Mar 23, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Seven combat lifesavers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division participated in a unit medical competition here March 14 to determine who could provide the best combat casualty care.

  • Army 'takes care of its own'

    Mar 23, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- A widow looking for help did not know where to turn. Her husband, a retired Army veteran, had just passed away. While she wanted more than anything to provide him the dignified burial he surely deserved; she was strapped financially.

  • Sergeant reflects on fateful day

    Mar 23, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany (Mar. 20, 2009) - More than two years have passed since Staff Sgt. Clifford Neighbors received an Army Commendation Medal with V device for valor and a Bronze Star while serving with the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry in Iraq. Neighbors's actions on the streets of Baghdad in August 2006 earned him the valor award he attributes to his team and a former platoon sergeant. During a routine mission making the rounds of Iraqi National Police checkpoints, Neighbors's convoy was halted by three improvised explosive devices.

  • Leadership begins with integrity and values

    Mar 23, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Mar. 20, 2009) - Sgt. Juan Carreon believes living by the Army's values and maintaining personal integrity are two hallmarks of good noncommissioned officer. "As an NCO, one of the things I will not give up are my personal values," said Carreon, a human resources specialist with V Corps' Headquarters and Headquarters Company. "We all have family values, but each individual has personal values that we have to stand by and stick by," he said.

  • Personnel Blast or Contaminant Tracker

    Mar 22, 2009

  • Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System

    Mar 22, 2009

  • Iraqi EOD police learn advanced CSI techniques

    Mar 22, 2009

    The Iraqi policemen learned advanced post-blast analysis techniques in the classroom, and then applied the knowledge in a series of Coalition-led training exercises. In the final exercise, explosives experts rigged a truck with a 40-lb bomb and safely detonated it so the investigators could examine a fresh, large crime scene.

  • MND-N Soldier photos - March 2009

    Mar 22, 2009

  • Judicial Conference fosters fellowship, professional development for Salah ad Din judges

    Mar 22, 2009

    Voices clamoring "Soura, Soura" filled the air amid camera flashes and cigarette smoke as nearly 50 judges from Salah ad Din province met Mar. 12-14 for a judicial conference in Sulyamaniah.

  • AFRICOM commander describes conditions for U.S. involvement

    Mar 22, 2009

    Africa Command will intervene in conflicts on the continent only after warring countries have shown a political will to reconcile, the Africom commander told a congressional panel March 18, 2009.

  • Fallen military intelligence heroes live on in memories of fellow Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2009

    During a gathering of Soldiers organized by the G-2 section at division headquarters on COB Speicher, the memories of two fallen intelligence Soldiers is revived for a new Soldiers serving OIF.

  • Maintaining batteries maximizes potential

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Directorate of Public Works (DPW), Environmental Division, hosted four vehicle battery maintenance and management training sessions at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter, recently.

  • FCC benefits include family atmosphere for children

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Seven months ago, Kelly Thomas was offered a Child Development Center spot for her 2-year-old daughter, and surprisingly, Thomas declined it.

  • Residents to receive AHFH surveys soon

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - How important is garage storage to you' Do you feel there is adequate parking for your family vehicles'

  • Soldiers 'Stryke Back' during Nehelani welcome party

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sarah Carnes, 3, spun around and shook her tiny hips in a dance she later revealed was her "daddy is home dance," during the "Stryke Back Bash" at the Nehelani here, March 12.

  • Armed Services YMCA promotes fire safety

    Mar 21, 2009

    Wheeler's Armed Services YMCA hosted the Federal Fire Department, Feb. 25, during Playmorning to promote fire safety.

  • 'Duke' mahalos warriors

    Mar 21, 2009

    HONOLULU - On March 12, our administration participated in the welcome home ceremony at Schofield Barracks for the members of the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, who returned from a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Education aids in fire prevention

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Unattended cooking and burning candles caused half of the fires on Army installations in 2008, according to Victor Flint, battalion chief, Federal Fire Department-Hawaii.

  • Honolulu Festival celebrates Pacific Rim culture

    Mar 21, 2009

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii - For three days, residents and visitors celebrated the unique relationship Hawaii shares with its Pacific Rim neighbors during the 15th Annual Honolulu Festival here, March 15-18. The festival brought thousands together to showcase the diversity of the people of the Pacific Islands and Asia through arts, crafts and performances in and around Waikiki.

  • Flexible CYS2 programs support Army families

    Mar 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI), Child, Youth and School Services (CYS2) programs are staying flexible to meet the child care needs of the community by providing numerous options for parents.

  • A night with the Knights

    Mar 21, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Spc. Anthony Rodriguez (center) dribbles past a defender during the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball game at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Physical Fitness Center, March 18. Soldiers and family members packed the stands at the center to watch the Army Hawaii All-Star Basketball team battle it out against their favorite Hollywood celebrities.

  • National Training Center hosts Congressional Staff

    Mar 21, 2009

    Photos taken on Army Day at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Almost 40 Congressional Staffers participated in small unit tactical training at NTC Congressional staff in order to better understand the training and mission requirements of the Army's war fighters, 20 March 2009. NTC, Fort Irwin is the Nation's pre-eminent joint training center, replicating the contemporary operating environment and arduous environmental conditions for a full spectrum operational training experience.

  • First IA officer graduates FOB Dolby course

    Mar 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division continued their mission of training the Soldiers of the Iraqi Army. In support of the Security Agreement implementation, 'Iron Brigade' Soldiers have shifted their focus from combat operations to advising, training and mentoring the IA.

  • Wentworth Military Academy graduates reunite

    Mar 21, 2009

  • MP leader receives gift from IP commander for police transition work

    Mar 21, 2009

  • MP liaison receives commendation from IP Chief

    Mar 21, 2009

  • Iraqi Army marches in Maysan

    Mar 21, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HUNTER, Iraq - Nearly 500 Iraqi soldiers traveled approximately 20 miles to reinforce that the Iraqi army is capable of providing stability in southern Iraq March 7.

  • U.S. Military Leaders of Northern Iraq Gather for Commander Conference

    Mar 21, 2009

    Task Force Lightning leadership hosted a two-day Commander's Conference for the leaders of the many brigades supporting the U.S. Army in Northern Iraq at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, March 12.

  • Sustainer teammates receive citizenship

    Mar 21, 2009

    Two Soldiers - Spc. Hugo Murguia and Cpl. Juan Villegas from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 3rd Battalion, 133rd Field Artillery Regiment, 287th Sustainment Brigade - became naturalized United States citizens during a ceremony at Al Faw Palace, Camp Victory, Iraq, March 3.

  • 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosts Sustainer Challenge

    Mar 21, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers from across Iraq gathered here March 18-19 to compete in the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s Sustainer Challenge competition, a team-based event designed to test the limits of physical endurance, combat skills and team spirit.

  • Sustainers host Sex Signals play to combat sexual assault

    Mar 21, 2009

    Sex Signals, a multi-media play tackling issues about dating, sex and consent will be performed for Soldiers and Airmen at Holt stadium here as part of a larger theater-wide tour March 9 at 10:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

  • Department of State Holds Joint Exercise with COB Adder Commands

    Mar 21, 2009

    On Saturday, Feb. 28, the Tallil, Iraq, Regional Security Office, an element of the U.S. Department of State, conducted a Joint Training Exercise with Department of Defense personnel on Contingency Operating Base Adder.

  • Protestent Women of the Chapel (PWOC)

    Mar 21, 2009

  • Female Chaplain Recruiting and Retention

    Mar 21, 2009

    First female chaplain recruiting and retention conference

  • Strong Bonds

    Mar 21, 2009

    The Army's premiere relationship program for commanders to use to help their Soldiers and Family members build resiliency in all their primary relationships.

  • U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Natural Resource Program Takes Home Award

    Mar 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii-Army conservation efforts here and across Oahu gained national exposure, Thursday, when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) presented U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) with the 2008 Military Conservation Partner Award.

  • Army Engineer coin is literally 'out of this world'

    Mar 20, 2009

    Military commanders present coins to individuals who accomplish something particularly special or go beyond the call of duty - but few, if any, have experienced a journey quite like one Brig. Gen. Kendall P. Cox awarded last summer.

  • Exercise, exercise, exercise

    Mar 20, 2009

    Garrison Commander Col. Yvette Kelley looks on as members of the Directorate of Public Safety receive information about a scenario during the Force Protection Exercise March 14. The event allowed leaders to practice reaction decision-making should a real threat occur here.

  • Exercise, exercise, exercise

    Mar 20, 2009

    Simulation cell members call in test emergency scenarios to post departments March 18 during the Force Protection Exercise (FPE) to replicate what would happen during an actual emergency here.

  • Tournament raises big bucks for AER

    Mar 20, 2009

    Fort Rucker 2009 Army Emergency Relief No-Limit Texas Hold'em Charity Benefit raised $6,500 for AER during the more than 12-hour tournament March 14 at Aviators' Landing.

  • Former inspector general honored for lifetime service

    Mar 20, 2009

    A lifetime of service award was presented to former Inspector General and 'conscience of the Army' today in a ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • From the classroom to the flight line, fieldtrip gives local children Army Aviation experience

    Mar 20, 2009

    A class of 5- and 6-year-olds from the Enterprise Preparatory Academy took the morning of March 19 to learn about Army Aviation and meet pilots.

  • Richmond coach visits Fort Eustis

    Mar 20, 2009

    University of Richmond coach visits Fort Eustis

  • SMA celebrates Year of the NCO at 8th annual ATSC workshop

    Mar 20, 2009

    The Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston was the keynote speaker March 10 at the 8th Annual Army Training Support Center Distributed Learning Workshop, March 9 through 12, at the Marriot at City Center in Newport News.

  • Army Led Solid State Laser Science & Technology Effort Achieves 100kW

    Mar 20, 2009

    A Joint solid state laser (SSL) Science & Technology effort executed by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command has achieved weapon level (100kW+) performance in the laboratory. This accomplishment marks the first time that a SSL has achieved the level of performance required for weapon applications of interest to the Army. A 100kW laser can rapidly heat a target causing various catastrophic effects, such as exploding a warhead or airframe failure.

  • Technical expo shows technology is grand

    Mar 20, 2009

    Twenty businesses exhibited products March 12 at the Technology Expo held March 12 at The Commons on Fort McPherson.

  • Youngsters 'scout out' career opportunities

    Mar 20, 2009

    Cub Scout Pack 150 and Boy Scout Troop 150 from Enterprise visited the Fort Rucker Fire Department and 6th Military Police Detachment March 14.

  • 3d MEDCOM helping Soldiers, Families adjust after deployment

    Mar 20, 2009

    Increasing demands on Soldiers in the Global War on Terror are placing increasing stresses on the Families of those deployed Soldiers. To help alleviate those stresses, the 3d Medical Command (Deployment Support) (MEDCOM) Family Readi-ness team organized phase 3 of the Army's Yellow Ribbon Campaign. The meeting was held March 7 at the Mariott Hotel, near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

  • Bandmember finds variety in instruments, activities

    Mar 20, 2009

    Whether it's playing the trombone, Soldiering or competing in 40- and 50-mile trail races, Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Rozmarin goes at it full tilt.

  • Band leads Atlanta's St. Pat's Day parade

    Mar 20, 2009

    The U.S. Army Forces Command Army Ground Forces Band passes the reviewing stand during the March 14 127th St. Patrick's Day parade,

  • Miscellaneous itemized deductions easy to forget, can add up to major savings

    Mar 20, 2009

    Miscellaneous itemized deductions are often the most difficult to remember at tax time.

  • U.S. Army Reserve Command NCO training exercise

    Mar 20, 2009

    NCOs from Headquarters, U.S. Army Reserve Command, received hands-on training in evacuating casualties as part of a Year of the NCO professional development program held March 12 on Fort McPherson's Hedeken Field.

  • Noncommissioned officers must be experts in their field

    Mar 20, 2009

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston challenged junior non-commissioned officers to become subject-matter experts in their respective fields.

  • Equal Opportunity leaders learn life-altering lessons

    Mar 20, 2009

    The U.S. Army Garrison Equal Opportunity (EO) Office staff hosted a week-long seminar, which began March 16, to train local and not-so-local EO leaders.

  • Survivor outreach program helps loved ones heal

    Mar 20, 2009

    With so many families having sacrificed so much, the Army created the Survivor Outreach Program to give survivors a larger support system. "It's about coming together to cope with losses," said Lidell Simpson, family advocacy program trainer with Army Community Service.

  • Garrison practices teamwork

    Mar 20, 2009

    The March 5-6 Fort Rucker Garrison Commander's Strategic Planning Conference engaged leaders and directors in strategic planning which included break-out sessions and a test of their teamwork and leadership skills at the post Leadership Reaction Course.

  • Army Family Action Plan is a wheel in motion

    Mar 20, 2009

    More than 25 years ago, the U.S. Army began to change from one of mostly short-term, unmarried Soldiers with a low re-enlistment rate, to an all-volunteer force of career-minded professionals with families.

  • Osprey lands at Liberty Command Pad

    Mar 20, 2009

  • MND-B Soldiers mold, train junior IA leaders

    Mar 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - As Coalition forces drawdown in Iraq and reduce their combat role, the Iraqi Army has taken on more and more of the security responsibility in Iraq. This has allowed Coalition forces to focus more on advising, training and mentoring the IA.

  • NCO mentors young Soldiers

    Mar 20, 2009

    Master Sgt. James Goins, serving as first sergeant of B Co., 2nd Bn., 25th Avn. Regt. in Hawaii, is currently here at the NCOA for ANCOC training.

  • Kabul City Lights

    Mar 20, 2009

    Greater security increases Kabul's economy

  • Students 'think outside the box'

    Mar 20, 2009

    Leadership Reaction Course tests NCO leadership abilities, teamwork and communication skills.

  • To build an army: Military Transition Team cornerstone to 6th IA success

    Mar 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The U.S. withdrawal plan for Iraq hinges on the ability of Iraqi Security Forces to stand on their own without the support of Coalition forces. According to the Security Agreement, a self-sufficient Iraq must be able to effectively secure its borders, police its cities and combat an ever-adapting insurgent threat.

  • Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Role Model Award

    Mar 20, 2009

    For the Army's civilian winner of the 2009 Department of Defense Women's History Month Foreign Language and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Role Model Award serving her country, giving back to her community, and helping students of all ages build a future is part of the job-a job she loves.

  • Pfc. Robert Edwards - Former chef turned medic

    Mar 20, 2009

  • Ceremony Honors Veterans Past and Present

    Mar 20, 2009

    The late afternoon showers drenched the procession marching from Johnson to Madison squares on March 16. But the rain could not deter its mission - to honor Revolutionary War Hero Sgt. William Jasper and servicemembers past and present with a parade and ceremony.

  • CAB Soldiers Give Back By Working For Women In Crisis

    Mar 20, 2009

    "I'm building shelves in the closets to make more room," said Spc. Jeremy Wallace, member of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade. He looks at his sketch and then continues, "It's going to be a lot of work, but I'm hoping to get it done in a few hours." Wallace is one of five Soldiers giving back to the community by volunteering with the Living Vine, an organization that works with women in crisis pregnancies.

  • NCO teaches bistro cooking in the barracks

    Mar 20, 2009

    When it comes to cooking, Sgt. Edmund Perez knows how to prepare a healthy, affordable meal in about thirty minutes.

  • IMCOM-Europe director mentors at Kaiserslautern event

    Mar 20, 2009

    Mentoring Aca,!" how to and what it actually means Aca,!" was the focus of the Installation Management Command-Europe Region Director Diane DevensAca,!a,,c speech March 17 at the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern WomenAca,!a,,cs History Month 2009 Luncheon.

  • Professional development gives teachers new ideas

    Mar 20, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- For teachers of military children overseas, "Education is not a static profession ... educational techniques and methods are evolving every year to meet the needs of the students."

  • War heroes and descendants scatter soil from historic battlefields

    Mar 19, 2009

    Heroes are honored Thursday as they add soil from Revolutionary War to Iraqi battlefields during the Sacred Soil Ceremony at the new National Infantry Museum.

  • Soldiers Go Green for Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 19, 2009

    The wave of green Soldiers hardly stood out amongst the sea of civilians wearing green during the St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17 in Savannah. As Soldiers made their way down the streets of downtown Savannah, they were lauded with affection in the form of beads and kisses - as evidenced by the bright red lipstick left on the cheeks of Soldiers.

  • Soldiers train to save lives in combat

    Mar 19, 2009

    The percussion of enemy weapons fire filled the air as smoke passed by overhead; the scene grew quiet as the only other sounds were cries for help, all seemed lost until a fellow Soldier rushed to a wounded Soldier's side and uttered, "You're going to be ok." This scenario could be lifted from the battlefield or even found in a movie; however, for the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division it was part of the combat life-saving training held at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex during the Desert Rogues deployment to the Republic of Korea, March 11.

  • Brothers at War: Coming soon to a theater near post

    Mar 19, 2009

    Producing the film "Brothers at War," has been a personal crusade for Jake Rademacher.

  • Old Guard Marches to Honor the Backbone of the Army

    Mar 19, 2009

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston hosted an Army Full Honor Review in honor of the Year of the NCO at a ceremony in Conmy Hall at Fort Myer, Va. The ceremony consisted of five platoons from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and the U.S. Army Band (Pershing's Own). The ceremony was held to highlight the contributions of NCOs in the Army. Soldiers in the review were dressed to show the variety of missions Soldiers are capable of. At the ceremony, Preston read the Charge of the Noncommissioned Officer to 29 newly inducted NCOs.

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