Archive: May 2009

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  • SDDC welcomes two units into family in patch changing ceremony

    May 20, 2009

    SDDC welcomes two units into family in patch changing ceremony

  • Eustis AIT student becomes naturalized U.S. citizen

    May 20, 2009

    Eustis AIT student becomes naturalized U.S. citizen

  • Australia's senior warrant officer visits Eustis

    May 20, 2009

  • Australia's senior warrant officer visits Eustis

    May 20, 2009

    Australia's senior warrant officer visits Eustis

  • C'mon in, we're open

    May 20, 2009

    Fort Eustis Community Center opening

  • Community service celebrated during Fort Eustis' Retiree Appreciation Day

    May 20, 2009

    Community service celebrated during Fort Eustis' Retiree Appreciation Day

  • Conference brings MPEP Soldiers together

    May 20, 2009

    U.S. Army North (ARNORTH) held its first Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP) conference May 4-8 at Fort Sam Houston to better assess how MPEP Soldiers are working with their Canadian or Mexican counterparts.

  • Army wants to be good neighbors in Colorado

    May 20, 2009

    The Army won't resort to eminent domain to acquire land for the expansion of the PiAfA+-on Canyon Maneuver Site in Colorado.

  • Colorado Springs-area leaders honor local servicemembers

    May 20, 2009

    The Colorado Springs area held an Armed Forces Week luncheon honoring local installation enlisted personnel. A Fort Carson NCO was named best senior NCO of the area.

  • Carson exercise readies first responders

    May 20, 2009

    Fort Carson Directorate of Emergency and Fire Services held a joint community readiness exercise with local police and fire departments to simulate a terrrorist attack and the response of all the emergency services.

  • May 2009 Construction Photos - Blue Grass Chemical-Agent Destruction Pilot Plant, Blue Grass Army De

    May 20, 2009

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical weapons stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close the BGCAPP.

  • Casey: Army NCOs second to none

    May 20, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff George W. Casey Jr. addresses media on the NCO corps

  • Patriotic paint project honors sons' service

    May 20, 2009

    Hidden Dam maintenance staff repaints peeling paint in dam control tower in red, white and blue to honor military service.

  • Carson opens up gates to public

    May 20, 2009

  • NCOs put out to pasture after retirement

    May 20, 2009

    With 34 years of service between them, two prominent members of the Fort Carson Mounted Color Guard have retired. The two, who not only pulled their own weight but carried the Mounted Color Guard for so many years, were given a brief but warm send off at Fort Carson's Turkey Creek Ranch, May 11.

  • ARNORTH Chaplain NCOs help retired Paratroopers display their heritage

    May 20, 2009

    U.S. Army North noncommissioned officers gathered with retired Paratroopers at the Drop Zone CafAfA and Bar, San Antonio, May 20 to present a parachute and parachute reserve to the Alamo Silver Wings Airborne Association to replace one that was stolen from the restaurant earlier this year.

  • Year of the NCO: 15th SB NCOs train to fight

    May 20, 2009

  • Army recognizes former NCOs in Congress

    May 20, 2009

    As part of the Army's continued celebration of the Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, senior Army leaders, Tuesday, recognized 10 members of the 111th Congress who have served as NCOs.

  • A Warrior's Return: wounded Paratrooper reunited with his unit

    May 20, 2009

    Sgt. John Hoxie, a Paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division who lost his arm and leg in combat in Iraq, returned to Fort Bragg for the first time after two years of rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army Medical center, now walking on an artificial leg. Hoxie's story has been an inspiration to his fellow Soldiers.

  • Financial Readiness: A Joint Mission Multiplier, Miami Garrison supplies the weapons to ensure perso

    May 20, 2009

    There is an enemy threatening our armed forces. This enemy is the leading cause or contributing factor in divorce nation-wide, eclipsing infidelity. This enemy is a stressor that can affect every facet of a service member's life and health. That enemy is financial instability; getting it under control has become a serious issue for Army leadership. "When Soldiers are distracted by personal problems, financial or otherwise, it diminishes their quality of life and their ability to focus on the mission at hand; and impacts overall unit readiness," said Army Vice Chief of Staff, General Peter W. Chiarelli in a recent 'VCSA Sends'. "As leaders we must always remember our primary responsibility to take care of Soldiers and their Families." U.S. Army Garrison - Miami is tasked with supporting the U.S. Southern Command, a joint regional unified command responsible for overseeing U.S. military operations in an area of focus that includes the Caribbean, Central and South America.

  • Service, sacrifices remembered with love

    May 20, 2009

    Veteran military journalist Renita Foster relates a moving story about her visit to a Holland cemetery for U.S. Soldiers, in which a woman visits the grave of a U.S. Army Solder she was to marry during World War II.

  • Memorial Day message

    May 20, 2009

    Gen. Dempsey's Memorial Day message to TRADOC Soldiers and civilians.

  • Training Prepare Individual European Soldiers for Deployment

    May 20, 2009

    European soldiers attend 5-day training course at the 7th U.S. Army JMTC to prepare them for meeting their units downrange.

  • 277th Aviation Support Battalion ammo handlers have a blast with EOD

    May 20, 2009

    The ammunition handlers from Headquarters Support Company, 277th Aviation Support Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade teamed up with Sailors from the Navy Explosive Ordnance Detachment May 11 to dispose of some damaged rockets - by blowing them up.

  • Hohenfels customers give garrison instant feedback with new ICE kiosks

    May 20, 2009

    The computer monitor and podium that recently appeared in the waiting area of Bldg. 10 may not be the most exciting thing to ever happen at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, but if the excitement it elicits from garrison officials is any indicator, it is a small thing that could be the start of big changes at Hohenfels.

  • News/Public and Congressional Affairs

    May 20, 2009

  • 277th Service Support Activity supplies parts to keep Task Force Falcon moving

    May 20, 2009

    With depots on Contingency Operating Base Speicher and Forward Operating Base Sykes, the Soldiers and civilians of the 277th Aviation Support Battalion's Service Support Activity work around the clock to provide everything from helicopters and HUMVEES to pens and printer paper across the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, setting the standard for Service Support Activity in Iraq.

  • ANAD Career Academy wins 15 medals at state SkillsUSA

    May 20, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--High school and college students from the depot's Career Academy returned home with 15 medals from the Alabama SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference held April 30 in Montgomery.

  • Fox Company, 3-10 GSAB expands air-traffic services, improves airspace safety

    May 20, 2009

    After inheriting one of the most dangerous Army airfields in Iraq, the Air Traffic Controllers of Fox Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade have expanded their services to become a ground-control approach facility, making the airfield at Contingency Operating Base Speicher one of the safest in theater.

  • Hammer Focus prepares 3HBCT, 3ID for NTC and future deployment.

    May 20, 2009

    "Hammer Focus is like our Super Bowl," said 1st Sgt. Quentin Fenderson, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment. "Since January, we have been going through everything from small-arms qualification, our gunnery tables and company level training exercises. Hammer Focus brings that all together."

  • NCO shares his love of the Army with school children

    May 20, 2009

    As seventh graders from Blackmon Middle School filed off their school buses and made their way down to Essenbager Field, Staff Sgt. Terry Jones, a platoon sergeant in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, stood perfectly still. The red guidon in his right hand was held firmly and he stared stoically forward as the children in his platoon flowed around him. Many made jokes and giggled at his military bearing, not knowing what to make of it.

  • Walt Disney World retreat brings 76 1-15 families closer together

    May 20, 2009

    "We had two goals for the retreat, one was to provide couples an opportunity to bond and become equipped with the knowledge and wisdom for a better marriage, and two, for the couples and families to have a great time," said Jeon.

  • Wolfhounds compete in Best Ranger competition during deployment

    May 20, 2009

    Four Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Division, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division "Wolfhounds", became the first teams from a deployed unit to compete in the Best Ranger Competition during the 2009 event at Fort Benning, Ga, May 8-11.

  • Depot employee earns quarterly award

    May 20, 2009

    A Systems Integration and Support Directorate employee earned a depot-level award for his knowledge, skill and attention to detail, ultimately helping to improve the quality of the Component Painting Branch's work performance.

  • Iraqi Police conduct search, clear farm land in Owja

    May 20, 2009

  • Ad Dujayl Council members meet, propose new sewer systems

    May 20, 2009

    In an attempt to solve this issue for the families of Ad Dujayl and increase their confidence in the Government of Iraq, leaders of the Provincial and City council along with Coalition forces gathered to discuss essential services and projects that will eventually lead to new sewer systems for the people of the city, May 12.

  • Zeroing In: IMCOM-E Soldiers battle in annual competition

    May 20, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Thirteen Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from garrisons throughout Installation ManA,A!agement Command-Europe gathered here May 10-13 to compete for the titles of IMCOM- E 2009 Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year.

  • Provincial Investment Commission Offers Capital to Tuz Entrepreneurs

    May 20, 2009

    The Salah ad-Din Provincial Investment Commission visited entrepreneurs from Tuz April 30 to discuss potential business partnerships which will further stimulate the city's economic growth and foster an even more stable security situation.

  • Zeroing In: IMCOM-E's best Soldiers go head-to-head in annual competition

    May 20, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - "This experience is going to test you mentally, physically, and if you believe in a higher power, spiritually. That's what this competition is designed to do," Command Sgt. Maj. Tracey E. Anbiya, Installation Management Command-Europe region command sergeant major, said to a group of 13 gathered Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from installations across Europe. "But regardless of whether you win or lose, you stand shoulders above your peers because you competed," Anbiya said. These Soldiers and NCOs were gathered May 10 in Grafenwoehr, Germany to compete for the title of IMCOM- E's 2009 Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year.

  • Chaplains reinforce more than faith

    May 20, 2009

    Reinforcements are something every unit loves to have -- more Soldiers help to win the fight and save lives at the same time. The duty of being a Soldier can be difficult at times, and no matter how many extra Soldiers arrive to the battlefield, the burden sometimes just does not seem to lift.

  • Highlander Infantry Soldiers promote good fun

    May 20, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Washington Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment Soldiers took time off from the roads to enjoy camaraderie while promoting unit cohesion during the first Highlander Games here April 30.

  • Remembering her brother in Marez

    May 20, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - She fidgeted with her black bracelet showing a black and white portrait of a man wearing dark sunglasses inscribed with a date and some words. Underneath her uniform, she wears a cross concealing within it, a vial of ashes. She smiled as she said, "I am a walking memorial of my brother."

  • 555th Engineer Brigade work to improve Iraqi Roads

    May 20, 2009

    SALAH AD-DIN PROVINCE, Iraq - It was more than 20 years ago when the Iraqi government built a road to connect Iraq Highway 1 with the Balad air base and nearby Bakir Village. Since that time the population in this province has grown. Not only did this road support the air base, local farmers and province residents depended on this highway as well.

  • Soldiers sharpen skills during exercise

    May 20, 2009

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Field exercises are the bread and butter of American Soldiers preparing to serve in operations anywhere in the world at a moment's notice.

  • Texas Guardsmen celebrate Cinco De Mayo

    May 20, 2009

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - For every Orozco, there's an Alderman. For every Garcia, there's a Wallace. For every Rodriguez, there's a Scholari. The Texas Army National Guardsmen of 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment (Task Force Avalanche) are as culturally diverse as their state. In recognition of this shared heritage, the unit celebrates a different culturally-inspired holiday every month.

  • Division Families enjoy hands-on experience at Korean Ceramic Expo

    May 20, 2009

  • Division recognizes contributions of Asian Americans

    May 20, 2009

    Soldiers who serve in the 2nd Infantry Division work toward the completion of their missions on the Korean peninsula. Not every Soldier comes from the same place or looks alike. Soldiers are different in personal qualities even as they share a common mission and vision. In recognition of one proud and prominent group of Soldiers and Americans, the division held an Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration May 15 at the Commanding General's Mess on Camp Red Cloud.

  • Soldiers streamline unit movement into theater

    May 20, 2009

    In the last nine months they've trained and processed more than 12,000 Soldiers into the Iraq Theater of operations. By the time they leave in August, that number is expected to climb to nearly 18,000.

  • Red Cloud PBC celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Month

    May 20, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Lavender, USAG-RC Command Sgt. Maj., addresses Spouses and dependents in the USAG-Red Cloud Pear Blossom Cottage May 8 during the Military Spouse Appreciation Month Luncheon. "I think sometimes we take military spouses for granted and we assume they will be there for us," Lavender said. "When we refer to our spouses as our better half, we mean it takes two halves to make a whole. You spouses are the whole part that makes the Army today, and I want to thank each and ever one of you for what you do. On behalf of Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-RC commander, I want to say, you are our future and our dreams. Future meaning 30 minutes from now, an hour from now, next month or next year. That is the future. Dreams are where we want to go together. You are the dreams of the future of what this PBC is going to be like in the near and far future. You are truly the ones that make things happen."

  • TF 30th MEDCOM uncases colors in Afghanistan

    May 20, 2009

    Please see attached story.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Month feted in Casey's Pear Blossom Cottage

    May 20, 2009

    More than 30 spouses and Family members gather in USAG-Casey's Pear Blossom Cottage to celebrate Military Spouse's Month and try different cuisines May 7. The many dishes provided were cooked by Military Spouses and served to Soldiers and their spouses and dependents.

  • Soldiers, Civilians and Family members attend 2nd Infantry Division Prayer Breakfast

    May 20, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Soldiers; Civilians and Family members crowded Mitchell's Club early morning May 7 here for the annual 2nd Infantry Division Prayer Breakfast for the 58th annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. The event was sponsored by the 2ID Chaplain's Fund and featured Chaplain (Col.) Kenneth Kerr, Eighth United States Army command chaplain.

  • Red Cloud commander celebrates partnership with Uijeongbu Police

    May 20, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander, presents cufflinks and tie clasps to Senior Superintendent Yoon, Dong-gil, chief of Uijeongbu Police and his staff at the Korean National Police appreciation dinner held April 29 in the garrison courtyard. The KNP functions include law enforcement, criminal investigation, and public safety. Jackson thanked the KNP for their participation in riot control, countering student demonstrations, and other public disorders that would occur at USAG-Red Cloud.

  • Army names top maintenance award winner

    May 20, 2009

    The third week of April was a benchmark for USAG-Red Cloud's Directorate of Logistics. That is when the Department of the Army announced they had awarded Red Cloud Department of Logisitcs the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence.

  • BOSS talent competition heats up the beach

    May 19, 2009

  • Remembering the sacrifices of Soldiers, Families

    May 19, 2009

    Working with Families of Fallen Soldiers adds new meaning to Memorial Day

  • Sacramento District park rangers teach water safety in Folsom

    May 19, 2009

    Eastman Lake park ranger Ella Thurston teaches life jacket safety at the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Get W.E.T. - Water Education Today - fair in Folsom, Calif. The annual fair teaches visitors about the American River watershed and responsible water use.

  • 'Lil Bit' lifts All-Army women over Navy in Armed Forces Basketball

    May 19, 2009

    Sgt. Shamyra "Lil Bit" Daigle brought the biggest game to the All-Army women's 74-70 victory over All-Navy in the 2009 Armed Forces Basketball Championships May 16 at Naval Support Activity Mid-South.

  • MG Myles quote

    May 19, 2009

    Maj. Gen. James R. Myles, commander, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command

  • Technologies Exhibited to Aberdeen Community on Armed Forces Day

    May 19, 2009

    Aberdeen Proving Ground opened its gates to the surrounding community to experience the military environment on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 16. Among the activities for the community to enjoy, the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command and Army Team Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance exhibited technologies supporting today's warfighters.

  • AMCOM Intranet

    May 19, 2009

  • Tax Center

    May 19, 2009

  • New manpower chief vows to strengthen Army Family

    May 19, 2009

    President Barack Obama's nominee for assistant secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs said, May 12, at his confirmation hearing that he is aware of the concerns about dwell time, which directly affects families.

  • U.S. Army Safety Center calls drivers to 'share the roads'

    May 19, 2009

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has joined the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other state and national organizations in May to remind motorists and motorcyclists to be extra alert during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

  • Expanded Education Benefits for Children of Fallen Soldiers

    May 19, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The policy regarding the education of the dependents of fallen Soldiers has been expanded. The new policy allows currently-enrolled students in Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) who are dependents of fallen Soldiers may continue in DDESS schools without limitation, regardless of their physical residence or upcoming school transition points. The policy change is effective immediately.

  • Cultural Sweetness

    May 19, 2009

    PHOTOS BY SSG SADIE E. BLEISTEIN Ten-year-old Jarrod Norris picks strawberries during the second part of an 8th U.S. Army Good Neighbor Program Cultural Experience Tour in Icheon, South Korea, May 13. Jarrod spent the first half of his day behind a pottery wheel experiencing the International Ceramic Festival in Icheon.

  • Music for the Seoul

    May 19, 2009

    Photo by SSG Sadie E. Bleistein Donald L. Peterson, director of the Brigham Young University Wind Symphony conducts a concert combining the talents and music of the BYU Wind Symphony and 8th U.S. Army Band May 5 at the Korean Broadcasting System Concert Hall, Yeouido, South Korea.

  • 82nd Airborne Division celebrates All American Week

    May 19, 2009

    The 82nd Airborne Division celebrated All American Week May 18-21, an annual event honoring the legacy and achievements of the famous Division

  • Keeping their legacies alive: George Patton's grandson donates Medal of Honor books to Army lib

    May 19, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "To all who serve, thank you for your dedication and support of America, and the freedom you are securing by your individual contribution." With those words on a signed letter from George Patton Waters, grandson of Gen. George S. Patton, more than 15 copies of the illustrated book "Medal of Honor - Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty" were handed over to Col. Ray Graham, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander at the Wiesbaden Library May 8. Graham accepted the books from Christine Havlik, a retired Department of Defense Dependents Schools teacher who met Waters at a World War II commemorative event in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

  • The All American Memorial Ceremony

    May 19, 2009

    During the 82nd Airborne Division's All American Week, May 18-21, the division held the All American Memorial Ceremony to honor fallen Paratroopers and their families.

  • 173rd ABCT Experiences Realistic Medical Training at JMTC

    May 19, 2009

    Soldiers from the 173rd ABCT train on realistic mass casualty scenarios at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Medical Simulation Training Center.

  • Military spouses recognized for endurance, strength

    May 19, 2009

    About 18 months ago, Lt. Col. Anthony Haager, U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt commander, put a pen to the Army Family Covenant, acknowledging that the Army recognizes the importance of the Soldiers' families to their readiness. In that same room May 8, the celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day took place.

  • Army Team C4ISR Recruits Former Recruits

    May 19, 2009

    The U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command, in conjunction with Army Team Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, has identified its recruitment needs to sustain its transition mission from Fort Monmouth, N.J., to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Recently, the CECOM LCMC and Army Team C4ISR participated in an Employer Networking Event at Walter Reed Army Medical Center hosted by its U.S. Army Garrison, Human Resources Directorate, Transition Employment Assistance Management Service or TEAMS.

  • Iraqis and Marines trade welding skills

    May 19, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Two Marines from the 2nd Maintenance Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group traveled from Al Taqaddum, Iraq to train at the container repair yard here April 19 to 22.

  • Brig. Gen. LeDoux visits Balad Reservists

    May 19, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Brig. Gen. Karen E. LeDoux, commanding general, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), U.S. Army Reserves from Des Moines, Iowa, met with Soldiers from the 847th Human Resources Company here April 23, to emphasize the importance of the mission Reserve Soldiers perform in Iraq.

  • Sustainers share Earth Day with local Dhi Qar province school

    May 19, 2009

    DHI QAR PROVINCE, Iraq - Coalition leaders from the 287th Sustainment Brigade celebrated Earth Day by teaching the necessity and wonder of plant life to students at Al Moamen School here April 22.

  • Seventh-graders, Soldiers reach out to Iraqi orphans

    May 19, 2009

    TIKRIT, Iraq - Sustainment Soldiers traveled to a nearby orphanage here with boxes of school supplies donated by Longs Peak Middle School students, Longmont, Colo., for Iraqi school children April 18.

  • White House Transportation Looking for Recruits

    May 19, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Have you ever wondered who drives many of those black armored cars in the president's motorcade' Or who makes sure that Air Force One is properly loaded'

  • Delivering supplies: Iraqi school get tools from Kansas

    May 19, 2009

    DHI QAR PROVINCE, Iraq - Many happy young students at the Al Moamen School were excited as the Kansas Guard Soldiers from the 287th Special Troops Battalion, 287th Sustainment Brigade visited and delivered school supplies for the students and teachers here May 5.

  • Heidelberg's School-Age Services hosts Ballschule program

    May 19, 2009

    "You're a winner if you're having fun," said Thorsten Damm, program manager for the Ballschule Heidelberg during a session at School-Age Services on the Community Support Center May 13. For 10-15 first and second graders, every Wednesday is Ballschule day, a time to be active and have fun. They are also learning skills that will help them at various sports throughout their lifetime.

  • European training center offers Special Forces training to conventional forces

    May 19, 2009

    The 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's International Special Training Centre (ISTC) has opened its courses to qualified conventional forces from the U.S. military stationed in Europe.

  • Guard Bureau chief sees peacekeeping as likely Army National Guard mission

    May 19, 2009

    WASHINGTON - The National Guard can expect peacekeeping roles in Afghanistan and Iraq in the future, the chief of the National Guard Bureau said last week.

  • Engineers dazzle students with technology

    May 19, 2009

    The Far East District Corps of Engineers held an Engineers Day at Seoul American High School May 15, bringing more than a dozen engineering experts to introduce students to the changing impact of new technology and science.

  • Remembering Seoul's hidden American heroes

    May 19, 2009

    As Memorial Day approaches, veterans cemeteries from Omaha Beach in Normandy, France to Arlington, Virginia will fill with visitors remembering Soldiers who served and sometimes gave their lives fighting for freedom.

  • Edwin McCain rocks Yongsan

    May 18, 2009

    Edwin McCain performed a concert outside Main Post Club May 14 not as a Top 40 star with well-known hits like "I'll be," but as a guy having fun on stage with his band while bringing entertainment to troops.

  • Iraqi forces now securing historical Ziggurat at Ur

    May 18, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Approximately 500 attendees were on hand to see security of the well-preserved Ziggurat of Ur ceremoniously transferred back to the Iraqi security forces here May 13.

  • JSS Loyalty expands base for Iraqi counterparts

    May 18, 2009

  • Stallion Soldiers, ISF deliver aid to outlying village

    May 18, 2009

  • MPs assist IPs in day-to-day operations

    May 18, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - U.S. military policemen with the 591st MP Company, 93rd MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, visited a police station in Saab al-Bour, here, May 15, to assess the station and accompany the Iraqi Police while they handed out fliers.

  • Wall removal marshals economic boost

    May 18, 2009

    BAGHDAD-The town of Boob al-Sham's economy has seen a healthy change in the few weeks since Soldiers of 1st "Garryowen" Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Iraqi police from 2nd Battalion, 1st National Police Division, removed a series of large barrier walls from an industrial area near the Baghdad-Diyala highway in northeast Baghdad.

  • IP, Pa. Guardsmen provide help in Taji

    May 18, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Iraqi National Police, working with Pennsylvania National Guardsmen, distributed over five truckloads worth of food and household supplies to needy women in the Taji area, north of Baghdad, May 16.

  • Bridging the gap: American high school students deliver the goods

    May 18, 2009

    BAGHDAD- In an effort to give a group of high school students a glimpse into the lives of Iraqis, a Dubuque, Iowa teacher assigned a service project to her students to apply 'real world problem solving solutions' that would benefit the people of the war torn country.

  • Joint patrols build confidence, trust

    May 18, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Based out of Joint Security Station Ur, Soldiers from Company A "Warriors", 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Battalion, 44th Brigade, 11th Iraqi Army Division continued to march as they wiped the sweat from their brows during a joint patrol in Hamandiyah, in northeast Baghdad, May 14.

  • Digging into ice cream, issues

    May 18, 2009

  • Soldier in Focus - Spc. Robert Barber

    May 18, 2009

    BAGHDAD - It takes great skill to be a good mechanic. It takes patience, attention to detail, and the desire to continually increase knowledge to be a great mechanic.

  • GoI, Longknife close JSS Yarmouk

    May 18, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 54th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division and Multi-National Division Baghdad Soldiers gave a man his home back after he graciously lent it out to serve as part of a joint security station for the past several months.

  • School of Advanced Military Studies- 25th Anniversary

    May 18, 2009

    <b> What is it' </b> School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) educates the future leaders of our Armed Forces, our Allies, and the Interagency at the graduate level to be agile and adaptive leaders who think critically at the strategic and operational levels to solve complex ambiguous problems. The school consists of two programs: the Advanced Military Studies Program, a second year of intermediate, master's-level education and the Advanced Operational Art Studies Fellowship, a Senior Service College Fellowship. SAMS is a part of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

  • Korean-American exercise focuses on fire safety

    May 18, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Fire and hazardous materials incidents may strike at any moment, whether on or off post. When a fire threatens the Yongsan Community, a well-coordinated Korean-American response is vital to saving lives and property.

  • Kandahar troops, civilian first responders train together first time

    May 18, 2009

    As the gray smoke dissipates, men and women lie scattered on the gravel in the immediate area. Some moan, some call for help and some are silent. These U.S. Servicemembers are role players taking part in a force protection exercise simulating a mass-casualty event at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Commander's Corner: Memorial Day Weekend

    May 18, 2009

    Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26, will be a busy and enjoyable time for those of us at U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan. We have a lot of events planned to make this a great holiday.

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