Archive: Apr 2009

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  • Army chief visits JRTC

    Apr 16, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visited the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk April 14-15, meeting with leaders of both JRTC and the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division.

  • IMCOM, FSH celebrate the Year of the NCO

    Apr 16, 2009

    Before an audience filled to capacity with Soldiers, Family members and civilians at the Army Community Service auditorium, Installation Management Command-West set aside an hour, April 10 to pay tribute to the noncommissioned officer, the backbone of the Army.

  • Fort Benning's Drill Sergeant of the Year to be recognized at the Columbus Lion's Military

    Apr 16, 2009

    Fort Benning's Drill Sergeant of the Year, Staff Sergeant Michael F. Johnston from Charlie Company 2nd Battalion 58th Infantry Regiment will be honored during the Columbus Lions Military Appreciation Night April 18, 2009 at the Columbus Civic Center.

  • Nomination window for the Distinguished and Honorary Member of the Regiment now open

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Hurricane Rehearsal of Concept Drill 2009 Photos

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Fort Campbell senior NCOs transfer responsibility

    Apr 16, 2009

    Soldiers of U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Campbell, gathered in front of the newly remodeled Garrison Headquarters building Wednesday to say good bye to Command Sgt. Maj. Larry L. Chapman and to welcome incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Mark F. Herndon.

  • Fort Campbell celebrates military children in April

    Apr 16, 2009

    Military children endure much more than the normal child, and the time has come to honor them for their courage and bravery. April is the Month of the Military Child and many programs on Fort Campbell will be holding event recognizing its children.

  • ROTORS, MOTORS, RESET: Fort Campbell Aviation mechanics hover among Army's best

    Apr 16, 2009

    The Aviation Logistics Management Division of the Fort Campbell Directorate of Logistics is charged with resetting Army aircraft that have carried out intense missions under extreme weather and terrain. RESET, which is part of the Army Force Generation cycle, is designed to return Soldiers and equipment to combat readiness like clockwork.

  • Chairman speaks to defense priorities for foreseeable future

    Apr 16, 2009

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen's No. 1 priority is making sure "we get it right" for Soldiers and their families, he told approximately 400 4th Infantry Division Soldiers at Fort Hood.

  • Crane Army Earns DoD, AMC Value Engineering Award

    Apr 16, 2009

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity won both the fiscal 2008 Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Award and the Army Materiel Command Installation Award for its joint, Army-Navy work on the decoy flare rebuild project.

  • HUMP,2,3,4: Marching into History with the U.S. Camel Corps.

    Apr 16, 2009

    Aca,!A"The camelAca,!A|. With an army, however, generally speaking, it is not so valuable as a mule or horse. Their use in the United States is still an experiment.Aca,!A? (Colonel H. L. Scott, from his Military Dictionary, 1864.)

  • U.S. Army Africa: Liberia Security Sector Reform

    Apr 16, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> Soldiers assigned to U.S. Army Africa and Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa are leading the U.S. military's effort to build security capacity in Liberia. Liberia struggled through two civil wars in recent years and is now making efforts to build a professional military that supports peace and stability.

  • Opportunities For Veterans

    Apr 16, 2009

    Corps of Engineers, Ohio River Division, seeks Veterans for Civilian positions.

  • Four Soldiers win national championships en route to Greco-Roman crown

    Apr 16, 2009

    Four Soldiers won individual titles while leading the All-Army wrestling team to its ninth Greco-Roman crown in 10 years at the 2009 U.S. National Wrestling Championships April 10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers, Sgt. Brad Ahearn and Spcs. Jermaine Hodge and Faruk Sahin won their respective weight classes as the All-Army team outscored the New York Athletic Club, 82-78, to win its fifth consecutive national team title.

  • TRADOC focuses on leader development

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Soldiers' newest GI Bill exceeds tuition assistance, also benefits dependents

    Apr 16, 2009

    Officially known as the "Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008" by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD), was signed by President Bush on June 30, 2008. It will be published as Army policy by the end of April 2009, and will become effective August 1, 2009.

  • Annual drill prepares agencies for hurricane season

    Apr 16, 2009

    During what has become an annual Rehearsal of Concept, or ROC, drill on hurricane relief operations, more than 150 participants from a wide variety of government agencies came together to rehearse the course of action they would take to deal with a hurricane emergency.

  • Secretary Gates recognizes Aviation warfighting role

    Apr 16, 2009

    Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates visited the home of Army Aviation April 14.

  • 154th Transportation Company repositioned to Afghanistan

    Apr 16, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - A transportation company here was moved from Iraq to Afghanistan on April 14, marking the second time in three weeks a 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) unit has moved directly from one combat theater to another.

  • First Team's Deputy Commanding General Support visits Long Knives

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Using inter-departmental expertise to benefit Soldiers

    Apr 16, 2009

    Helping separating or retiring service members get a leg up on their civilian life is a mission worth doing in the best way possible. Those charged with providing that help in Miami are leveraging some tremendous assets they have at their disposal.

  • Medical care in Lutifiyah

    Apr 16, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Security gains, along with an emerging focus on rebuilding Iraqi infrastructures, changes mission priorities for U.S. troops, as they move away from combat operations and on to what the military terms as civil capacity efforts.

  • 1-7 Cav medic makes friend, treats Iraqi man

    Apr 16, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A combat medic, Pfc. Steve Barrett from Vero Beach, Fla., assigned to 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Division, cuts a bandage after wrapping an Iraqi factory worker's hand in Boob al-Sham here, April 14. The unit was doing a factory assessment when the man showed the Soldiers a severely lacerated hand wound he sustained while working.

  • Dobbins clears hurdle for military commissary

    Apr 16, 2009

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson and U.S. Representative Phil Gingrey recently announced Dobbins Air Reserve Base has cleared a major hurdle in its quest to build a military commissary on the base.

  • Clean-up crew clears catastrophe

    Apr 16, 2009

    Andrew Gracia cuts the remainder of a tree into smaller parts while co-worker Luke Miller waits to cut his side. Both work for King Tree Experts, which was called to Fort McPherson April 13 to remove a tree on Staff Row that toppled onto one of the residences there. The roofing and screens on the porches were damaged but a full estimate has not been done yet. Several trees fell throughout the post during sorms that brought heavy rains and high winds. No one was injured.

  • 1-7 Cav conducts school assessment

    Apr 16, 2009

  • USAG Celebrates Easter

    Apr 16, 2009

    Chap. (Lt. Col.) Dennis A. Niemeier, Fort McPherson Catholic chaplain, celebrates Easter Mass Sunday at the Cantonment Chapel at Fort McPherson. Easter services were held at each of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem chapels, and a sunrise service was held on Fort McPherson's Hedekin Field.

  • Aviation forensics team protects crews

    Apr 16, 2009

    Joint Combat Assessment Team identifies ways to help protect future aircrews, passengers and aircraft through the collection of forensic evidence.

  • Army Names New Senior Energy Executive

    Apr 16, 2009

    Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Environment) Keith Eastin announced today the appointment of Jerry Hansen as the Army's Senior Energy Executive.

  • 'Top' takes care of Soldiers, molds, mentors them

    Apr 16, 2009

    Nineteen years might not be enough to qualify for a retirement from the Army, but it is enough time to see a lot of change. Since enlisting, 1st Sgt. Anthony Daniel, first sergeant for Company A, U.S. Army Garrison, has viewed much of that change, served through several conflicts and two wars and has changed his military occupation specialty, but he said the one constant he has seen through it all is the professionalism of the Soldiers serving.

  • FORSCOM, garrison launch Facebook groups

    Apr 16, 2009

    As part of the U.S. Army Forces Command strategic communication strategy, a Facebook group site has been launched for FORSCOM Soldiers, family members and civilians to collaborate and communicate with each other in this digital age. Featuring news, photos, videos and a discussion board, the FORSCOM group site is a way to get involved in social media and to provide relevant and meaningful exchange outside of the workplace.

  • Fort Lee to Start Chapter Dedicated to Sgt. Audie Murphy

    Apr 16, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Zelon Odom is Fort Lee's point man to establish a Sgt. Audie Murphy Club chapter on post. The Quartermaster Center and School's Operations noncommissioned officer in charge, Odom has been an SAMC member 11 years. He said SAMC members endeavor to set themselves apart from their peers, and that was his motivation to attain membership.

  • 510th HRC outlasts 611th SOC to capture intramural basketball championship

    Apr 16, 2009

    510th vs 611th intramural basketball championship

  • I. A.M. Strong tool to help prevent sexual assaults

    Apr 16, 2009

    April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and provides us with an opportunity to highlight the Army's ongoing commitment and initiatives to aggressively address sexual harassment and assault.

  • Chasing History

    Apr 16, 2009

    The 217th Military Police Detachment from Fort Lee, Va., ran the nearly 100-mile route during the annual Lee's Retreat April 8.

  • There's no place like home...EOD team redeploys

    Apr 16, 2009

    Friends and Family members of 25 Soldiers from the 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) wave to the bus carrying their loved ones home as it pulls into the Neal Fitness Center parking lot on Fort Gillem. The 52nd Soldiers returned Saturday from a 15-month tour in support of Task Force Troy at Camp Victory, Iraq. While deployed, the Soldiers defeated more than 4,000 improvised explosive devices, captured tens of thousands of ordnance and disrupted insurgent networks that targeted Soldiers. See page 16 for more photos.

  • 597th Transportation Group selects NCO, Soldier of the year

    Apr 16, 2009

    597th NCO of the year competiiton

  • PPPT program helps maintain fitness for soon-to-be Soldier moms

    Apr 16, 2009

    Pregnant Soldier PT

  • The US Army Drill Team is poised to take the trophy at the second annual Joint Service Drill Exhibit

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Safety First

    Apr 16, 2009

    Motorcycle, safety

  • Bronze Star awarded to Vietnam veteran

    Apr 16, 2009

    More than 38 years after his actions during the Vietnam War, retired Master Sgt. Marvin Caldwell received the Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony April 4.

  • On GITMO small gestures, big projects save energy

    Apr 16, 2009

    Green isn't the first thing people think of when they think of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. In recent years, however, the base has taken great steps to save energy and lower pollution in this small community, through projects big and small designed to make the base more energy efficient.

  • The Greenest of the Green

    Apr 16, 2009

    The recently completed neighborhood center in Fairfax Village on Fort Belvoir is one of the greenest buildings on post, according to Clark Realty.

  • Restricted Access

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Month of the Military Child:Proud to be a brat

    Apr 16, 2009

    The word "brat" is usually a negative term and typically used when describing badly behaved children. However, "military brat" is not considered to be a derogatory term and is usually one of endearment. During April, Month of the Military Child, it is especially important to honor the strength and adaptability these children have.

  • FLIR training preps for Iraq

    Apr 16, 2009

    Sgt. Jayson W. Sears, a combat observation lasing team leader with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82d Airborne Division, keys in artillery coordinates using a Forward Looking Infrared while patrolling in an armored security vehicle during the brigade's Intensive Training Cycle concluded in early April 2009. Sears, originally from Henderson, Texas, is excited to be equipped with the FLIR for the brigade's next deployment, since the high-tech targeting system is vastly superior to the equipment he used during the brigade's last deployment to Iraq.

  • TRADOC Resource Center

    Apr 16, 2009

  • Living with autism: EDIS helps family adapt

    Apr 16, 2009

    When you look at Susie Dzreke, you see a nearly 3-year-old girl, who probably tops out her growth chart. But if you spend any time with her, you'll notice she doesn't make eye contact or speak, she moves almost constantly - mostly spinning - and she likes things a specific way - her books must be open and her colored blocks must form a line. Susie has autism.

  • Resetting after deployment: Helicopter reset program ensures aircraft are ready to fly after years i

    Apr 16, 2009

    Mannheim's Coleman Barracks is the site of some important work that directly helps Soldiers deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Without the work of hundreds of maintenance workers there, many of the Army's aircraft would not be ready for use after long deployments.

  • Army team wins Greco-Roman championship

    Apr 16, 2009

    Four Soldiers won individual titles while leading the All-Army wrestling team to its ninth Greco-Roman crown in 10 years at the 2009 U.S. National Wrestling Championships, April 10, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  • Briefing Room

    Apr 16, 2009

  • TRADOC Organization

    Apr 16, 2009

  • North Dakota guardsmen continue statewide flood fight

    Apr 16, 2009

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The number of National Guardsmen fighting rising water levels in North Dakota has more than doubled from last week. More than 1,000 additional members of the North Dakota National Guard were activated April 13, adding to a force of about 900 who already were on active duty.

  • Blankets for a babies - a message of love

    Apr 16, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Handmade blankets piled high are now a staple at the American Red Cross. A new program called "Blankets for Babies" has been established for family members in the Baumholder community who have had a baby while their Soldier was deployed.

  • Command-directed EROD delivers severe consequences

    Apr 16, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Civilian misconduct and poor decisions overseas can lead to a range of consequences, ranging from community service to being involuntarily removed from the country.

  • NCOs guide German counterparts through weapons training

    Apr 16, 2009

    Bamberg, Germany -- With this month's Year of the NCO theme being diversity, having noncommissioned officers from U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg unite with German soldiers seems appropriate. Soldiers from Warner Barracks welcomed members of the German army's 2nd Company, 466th Maintenance Battalion for two days of training, interaction and camaraderie.

  • Ward sends: A tribute to our children

    Apr 15, 2009

    During April, the "Month of the Military Child," I ask you to pay special attention to our most precious members of our community -- our children who provide unconditional love and support to our military/civilian family.

  • USARAK NCOs in Action: Arctic Light Individual Training

    Apr 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Alaska NCOs conduct Arctic Light Individual Training in extreme cold weather conditions at Fort Wainwright. The three-day course helps minimize cold weather injuries by preparing Soldiers for operating in extreme cold weather. It also assists leaders in mitigating the risks associated with the cold.

  • USARAK NCOs in Action: Zero Range

    Apr 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Alaska NCOs in action

  • USARAK NCOs in Action: SFC Kieth Hiura

    Apr 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Alaska NCOs in action

  • Community Based Warrior Transition Units

    Apr 15, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> Community Based Warrior Transition Units (CBWTUs) allow a recuperating Soldier to live at home and to access medical facilities near home while remaining on active duty. The primary mission of the CBWTUs is to provide high quality health care and administrative processing for reserve component Soldiers while allowing them to live and perform duties close to their homes and families (they work at an armory or reserve center within the confines of their profiles). The CBWTU program currently manages more than 900 Soldiers. CBWTUs are manned primarily by mobilized Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers who provide command and control (C2) for National Guard and Reserve Soldiers undergoing medical treatment in neighborhood healthcare facilities.

  • MND-B chaplains conduct Easter services for JSS Soldiers

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Sailors Get A Close Look At Marne Life

    Apr 15, 2009

    Eighteen months since that conversation, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division commander, Lt. Col. Clark Lindner watched as he and his friend's plan thrived. April 8, Lindner and 3/7 Cav. Soldiers hosted Navy Sailors from USS Georgia from King's Bay, Ga. at Fort Stewart, showing them what it means to be a Soldier.

  • Fort Stewart Sunrise Services Brings Hope, Support

    Apr 15, 2009

    -- Faith, hope, and support were messages shared throughout the installation's Easter Sunrise Service, April 12, at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden.

  • Rough Riders challenge IA on the soccer field

    Apr 15, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - For the second time during this deployment, Iraqi and American transportation units competed for bragging rights on the soccer field.

  • Iraqi Army, U.S. Soldiers work to end smuggling

    Apr 15, 2009

    Iraqi and American forces are working together to make Iraq a safer place.

  • Army couple reaffirms commitment to serve

    Apr 15, 2009

    Spc. Bradley Tollberg, a scout in the 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and his wife, Spc. Sadie Tollberg, the nuclear, biological and chemical clerk for Headquarters Troop, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, reenlisted together in front of the 3rd HBCT's Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial on Fort Benning, April 9.

  • WMD task force trains with Koreans in 'Key Resolve'

    Apr 15, 2009

    The Combined Joint Task Force for the Elimination of Weapons of Mass Destruction helped reinforce the strategic United States-Republic of Korea relationship during the annual combined training event, Key Resolve, March 9-19.

  • Stewart-Hunter Recreation Activities Combat Post-Deployment Stress

    Apr 15, 2009

    Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team recently returned from operations in Iraq and are the first group of Soldiers here to take part in a new Army-wide program designed to help troops funnel their combat stress through recreational activities.

  • Sustainment Bde Soldiers Volunteer At Local Schools

    Apr 15, 2009

    Four Soldiers From 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Volunteered Their Time To Read To Students From The First Presbyterian Christian Academy As Part Of Read Across Liberty Day, A Day Dedicated To Reading Education And Awareness Sponsored By Liberty Kiwanis Club Of Liberty County And The Rotary Club Of Hinesville.

  • Fort Stewart Basketball Championship

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Fire Support Team

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Leaders look at environmental stewardship

    Apr 15, 2009

    With Earth Day approaching, federal officials and Army leaders examined both the past and future of environmental protection during a visit to Fort Meade April 14.

  • Laser Team

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Reading "I'm bored"

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Foal Eagle

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Air Assault Training

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Minister of Defense of Australia lays wreath at Tomb

    Apr 15, 2009

    Minister of Defense of Australia lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

  • CBRN Training

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Fort Stewart Command Post Exercise

    Apr 15, 2009

  • The Minister of Defense of Lebanon lays wreath at the Tomb

    Apr 15, 2009

    Minister of Defense of Lebanon lays wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

  • NCOs are 'backbone' of the Army

    Apr 15, 2009

    Former CECOM Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Miguel Buddle reflects on the crucial role that NCOs play in the Army.

  • Fiber optics training offered to Fort Meade Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers

    Apr 15, 2009

    About 20 Soldiers from Fort Meade's Warrior Transition Unit took part in a six-week training course in fiber optic technology on Fort Meade. Students completed the class with 12 credits from Baker University in Wichita, Kan., and certification for handling fiber optics from Electronics Technicians Association International.

  • Citizen Soldiers mobilize for deployment

    Apr 15, 2009

    Hundreds gathered for the mobilization ceremony for Alpha Company, 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion April 13 at the Fort Meade Pavilion. More than 100 Soldiers left for duty in Iraq later that afternoon.

  • Day of the Sniper: 'Million dollar' shot clears road in Iraq

    Apr 15, 2009

    The four man sniper team hardly dared to breathe. For two days and nights they had waited for the right situation, and it was finally here. To Sgt. 1st Class Brandon McGuire it seemed that all his prior experience had prepared him for this moment.

  • Army Diversity showcased at USASMDC/ARSTRAT

    Apr 15, 2009

    Army diversity is defined as "the different attributes, experiences, and backgrounds of our Soldiers, Civilians, and Family Members that further enhance our global capabilities and contribute to an adaptive, culturally astute Army." Diversity is a major strength of our Army. Our Army is the strength of this Nation.

  • Staff Sgt. Powell re-enlists at USASMDC/ARSTRAT

    Apr 15, 2009

    Maj. Pam Tingle, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander, administers the oath of re-enlistment to Staff Sgt. Andre Powell, USASMDC/ARSTRAT G-3 operations sergeant, on April 14. Powell has already served six years and is re-enlisting for another six.

  • Sgt. Christopher Miller receives David L. Clark leadership award

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Fort Drum NCOs discuss role at round-table meeting

    Apr 15, 2009

  • Garrison Intern Returns to her Childhood Roots

    Apr 15, 2009

    Candra Buchanan knows a lot about support for Soldiers and their families because she grew up as a military child. Now as a member of the Garrison Intern Program, she wants to do what she can for future generations. Born in Huntsville, she traveled as a military family member. "We lived all over the world," she said. "I grew up on military bases." The experience helped mold Buchanan's personality. "I'm laid back," she said. "I'm more of an observer. Going to different countries and always meeting new people, I learned to sit back and watch a little at first. I like to kind of assess the situation before I jump in."

  • Education Outreach Aimed at Inspiring Future Workers

    Apr 15, 2009

    Recruiting for civilian jobs at Redstone Arsenal can start at an early age. While high school students would naturally be the primary target for Army civilians involved in AMCOM's Education Outreach Program, they are also talking to children in local elementary and middle schools in hopes of inspiring younger students who have an interest in science and math to someday look to the Arsenal for employment. BRAC and the decline in the number of young people entering science and math fields has caused "concern about having enough people to fill jobs," AMCOM deputy commander Ronnie Chronister said. "This is an opportunity for mission failure. We want kids in high school and college thinking they have an opportunity for a career at Redstone Arsenal."

  • Thanking Civilians for Joining the War Effort

    Apr 15, 2009

    Crispin Banda has deployed to Iraq three times. But that's not enough. He has just volunteered to deploy a fourth time. He will leave in June for a 179-day deployment to Balad. Although he is very much a part of today's war effort, Banda no longer wears a uniform. The retired sergeant first class deploys as a civilian, representing the Logistics Support Activity and the logistics information warehouse. What motivates Banda to volunteer to travel to a war zone' The eyes of the Soldiers. "I've traveled all through Iraq training Soldiers," he said. "It's all about the war fighter. I can see it in their eyes. I want to be there to help them. I feel our mission is important to the war fighter. I'm a DA civilian teaching them. I don't carry a gun. I carry the weapon of knowledge."

  • Gen. Martin Dempsey Quote for TRADOC page

    Apr 15, 2009

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, TRADOC Commanding General

  • Redstone Arsenal Gates Entering Modern Era

    Apr 15, 2009

    On the surface, the changes taking place at Redstone Arsenal's gates may look to drivers like a move toward modernization. Although modernization is certainly one objective of the renovations, for security personnel working for the Directorate of Emergency Services the changes also represent a move toward additional safety and security for the entire Redstone Arsenal community. With this week's opening of the new Gate 1 on Martin Road, Arsenal employees will get a driver's view of the new gate house, guard booths, overhead canopy, curbing, speed humps, truck bypass and emergency traffic signals. What they won't see is the steel cable grab-it net that has been installed just underneath the road surface that can be instantly activated to stop vehicles from entering or exiting the Arsenal. "All of our gates will eventually have this modern new appearance," said Phil Harrell, director of Emergency Services. "It is a standard Department of the Army design that has been used by our Directorate of Public Works and its contractors, and certified by the Corps of Engineers."

  • Randy Gradishar and USASMDC/ARSTRAT Lead the Way

    Apr 15, 2009

    "Leading the Way," with a special emphasis on celebrating "2009--The Year of The Noncommissioned Officer," was the key point of this year's U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command annual ball conducted Apr. 13 at the Double Tree Hotel.

  • Honoring Those Behind the Soldier

    Apr 15, 2009

    Although the members of the Third Region of the Association of the U.S. Army do a lot to support the Soldier, a retired member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told those attending the region's annual awards dinner that they don't "truly understand" how important that support is to Soldiers and their families. And, he added, support for the Soldier within the Third Region is strongest in the area represented by AUSA's Redstone-Huntsville chapter. "What this great community does for Soldiers and their families here ... I don't think you truly understand what it means when you put your arms around these Soldiers," said retired Gen. Gordon Sullivan, whose 36 years of service culminated with his role as the 32nd chief of staff - the senior general officer in the Army - and as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is now the AUSA president and chief operating officer.

  • "I. A.M. Strong" Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault Prevention Summit

    Apr 15, 2009

    Speech at the 6 Apr Summit

  • Heroes' welcome: Medal of Honor recipients visit MND-B troops

    Apr 15, 2009

  • 2-8 Cav. 'Demon' tankers mentor Iraqi counterparts

    Apr 15, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The M1A1 Abrams tank is one of the newest additions to the Iraqi Army's arsenal. U.S. Army armor Soldiers and contracted civilians are assisting the 9th IA Division with getting their armored crewmen trained on the new equipment at Forward Operating Base Hammer.

  • Ceremony recognizes military working dog's contributions, achievements

    Apr 15, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Military working dog teams from throughout Victory Base Complex came out April 13 for a ceremony at the division chapel to honor one of their own.

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