Archive: Jun 2009

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  • YMCA's Camp Erdman hosts Operation Purple activities

    Jun 30, 2009

    MOKULEIA, Hawaii - Sitting on a Swiss army stretcher under a well-shaded ironwood tree, Shalonda Flowers, age 7, could sense the presence of her father, even though he is deployed.

  • Camp Liberty clinic keeps service members smiling

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The tools and weapons Soldiers use to accomplish their missions are well-known. A rifle, bayonet, body armor, helmet, uniform and boots make up the basic issue. While on their mission, Soldiers may forget about another set of weapons that are essential during a deployment: a toothbrush and dental floss. Oral hygiene sometimes falls under the 'not too important' category for Soldiers who are on a forward operating base.

  • Garrison CDCs celebrate Army birthday with a story

    Jun 30, 2009

    HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - The children talked excitedly amongst themselves, their eyes lighting up at the sight of a red, white and blue cake, featuring 234 gold-tipped candles standing at attention.

  • 1st ACB stands-down, stress summer safety

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Drill sergeant competition sees camaraderie amid challenge

    Jun 30, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Michael Johnston and Staff Sgt. Joshua Marshall's victory drew the week-long Drill Sergeant of the Year competition to a close on Friday at Fort Monroe's Continental Park.

  • Daggers, MoE celebrate renovations to Baghdad School of Art for Girls

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Over the past eight months Soldiers of the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad have partnered with the Iraqi Ministry of Education (MoE) to further educational opportunities for the children of Baghdad.

  • Hands-free driving required in Hawaii

    Jun 30, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Now it's going to be important to keep your hands on the steering wheel, both on-post and off.

  • Nearly 3,000 attend U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jun 30, 2009

    The 2009 edition of The U.S. Army Soldier show brought Soldiers and their families from nearby Rock Island Arsenal and thousands of civilians to the i wireless Center, Moline, Ill., May 20.

  • Dagger Lifeline: Moving through Iraq's streets

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Much like blood that flows through the human body, Soldiers of the 299th Brigade Support Battalion "Lifeline", 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division move through streets of Iraq in the silence of night to support forward operating bases throughout the Baghdad area.

  • First-ever NCO commandant takes reigns of Sergeants Major Academy

    Jun 30, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Chandler became the 19th Commandant of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, a first for an enlisted Soldier during a ceremony, June 29, at East Fort Bliss. Previously Chandler was the academy's command sergeant major.

  • Taji troops help defend wetland habitats

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers in one Pennsylvania Army National Guard company, here, have been "enlisting" over the past week in an effort to preserve stateside wetlands - for the benefit of wildlife and people.

  • 404th AFSB shows Stryker brigade that 'Sustain to Win' is way of life

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. - There are no "big box stores" in the desert. So what does a commander do when his unit is facing a show-stopping maintenance glitch' Who's a leader to call' Not Ghostbusters. They won't make house calls

  • Soldiers rock to First Team band

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Mahmudiyah had a chance to "lose themselves in the music" and escape from their troubles, if only for a little while, thanks to G. O. 1 Underground, the 1st Calvary Division's Army Rock Band.

  • Space technology assists Iraqi irrigation inventory project

    Jun 30, 2009

    Soldiers from the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team's geospatial intelligence section are playing a role in helping Iraqi leaders prepare to expand irrigation and farming throughout Iraq.

  • Army announces test of wikis to revise TTPs

    Jun 30, 2009

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center has launched a test allowing Soldiers and leaders to make real-time updates to the Army's tactics, techniques and procedures via a wiki environment.

  • First Iraqi NPs graduate from engineer academy

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Playing with video game remote controls that power motorized robots may seem like a fun way to start the day.

  • Bringing Alfie back to the Presidio

    Jun 30, 2009

    When Alfie Khalil died in 2006, it resonated upon all who knew him at the Defense Language Institute and the Presidio of Monterey.

  • New program looks to increase dairy production

    Jun 30, 2009

    MAHMUDIYAH, Iraq- Soldiers with the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, and a family of Iraqi dairy farmers are spearheading a pilot program designed to increase milk and cheese production in the Mahmudiyah area, south of Baghdad.

  • From academia to the Arsenal: 22 interns get Army experience at RIA

    Jun 30, 2009

    Interns from throughout the country are learning to work for one of the most important organizations in the world ... the U.S. Army. As 22 college students are learning, the Minority College Relations Program is turning out to be the experience of a lifetime.

  • Dagger Brigade Soldiers seek to build community ties

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A crater left by an improvised explosive device in the road leading into the village of Khadir is a stark reminder to the Soldiers of Company D, 1st Battalion, 63rd Combined Arms Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division that there are still insurgents in the area.

  • Dragons' public work projects flourish in Diyala

    Jun 30, 2009

    DIYALA PROVINCE, Iraq - The streets of Tuwaitha, Jisr Diyala, and Jurf Nadaf West are cleaner than ever now that the 1st "Dragons" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division has teamed-up with local leaders in the province, which is north of Baghdad, in order to provide funding for public works projects.

  • Ironhorse troopers get new MWR

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Air Cav Medevac: On call and ready

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - As the phone rings, silence fills the room, all eyes and ears become focused on the Soldier answering. The word "urgent" is uttered and the sequence begins.

  • Making new friends in Mahmudiyah

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - As U.S. troops continue to leave the cities for the rural areas, in accordance with the articles of the Security Agreement, an important first step is just getting to know their new neighbors.

  • Green Berets lead Parade

    Jun 30, 2009

    The City of Yelm, Wash. annually hosts a gathering of residents. The beginning of this celebration is a parade that proceeds down the main street of the community.

  • Cav troops join Iraqis for Baghdad Island ground breaking ceremony

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers from the 1st "Black Knights" Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, attached to the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, joined with representatives from the Government of Iraq (GoI) to hold a ground breaking ceremony for Baghdad Island, a nearly 150-acre recreational facility here, June 22.

  • Aviation medical director works from the field

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Playing a vital role in Army aviation, flight surgeons help keep aviators healthy and air-worthy.

  • Stand To!

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Father's Day in Baghdad: Two families bond during deployment

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - For fathers in the 225th Engineer Brigade deployed to Iraq, Father's Day was spent missing their children at home.

  • Corps of Engineers builds high-tech paint shop for stealth fighters

    Jun 30, 2009

    Painting an F-22 fighter is more complicated than most people would think. This high-tech facility allows the Air Force to paint its F-22's with the exacting precision required.

  • Joint cooperation provides wheelchairs for children in Beladiyat

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Providing wheelchairs for Iraq's disabled children is a huge undertaking.

  • 1CD honors three fallen Greywolves during memorial

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Fellow Soldiers, friends and family member came to the 1st Cavalry Division Memorial Chapel June 18, to pay respects to three, young Grewolf Soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq.

  • Kirkuk commerce expected to get boost from new project

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq-A Soldier with business experience worked with the Kirkuk, Iraq, Chamber of Commerce June 18 to connect local consumers and investors with Kirkuk business leaders.

  • Army Secretary observes first day for West Point Class of '13

    Jun 30, 2009

    The Secretary of the Army visited "R Day" at the U.S. Military Academy June 29. It was the first day for the Class of 2013, and like every class at the academy since its founding in 1802, the cadets got their first taste of life as a "plebe" - a first-year cadet.

  • 'Black Jack' Signal Soldiers open lines of communication

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq-Signal Corps Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division met June 19 at Forward Operating Base Warrior, for their first in-theater non-commissioned officer development program to discuss lessons learned from the first six months of deployment and to develop plans for the next six months.

  • Army Chaplain adapts to better serve Soldiers

    Jun 30, 2009

    Army Chaplain (Maj.) Henry McCain is leading the way for military chaplains and their expanded role and duties helping Soldiers both in garrison and deployed environments.

  • 18th MEDCOM executes first training exercise

    Jun 30, 2009

    BELLOWS AIR FORCE STATION, Hawaii - (June 25, 2009) A team of Soldiers lift a casualty on a stretcher and run toward a helicopter waiting to fly them out of an urban battle zone to safety.

  • Watervliet Arsenal: Where small science has huge impact

    Jun 30, 2009

    Vistec Lithography, a business tenant on the Watervliet Arsenal, announced Tuesday in a press conference that it will be shipping a new electron beam lithography system to the United States Army for advanced research and development. Representatives from Vistec Lithography Inc. were joined by U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, New York State Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari, Arsenal Commander Col. Scott N. Fletcher, and Tony Gaetano, president of the Arsenal Business & Technology Partnership.

  • Military uses virtual therapy to help troops heal wounds

    Jun 30, 2009

    Military uses virtual therapy to help troops heal wounds

  • Paratroopers, NPs patrol Oubaidy

    Jun 30, 2009

  • "Ironhorse" ponies up armored trucks for Iraqi Army

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD -Iraqi troops in northeast Baghdad have a new weapon in their arsenal, thanks to "Ironhorse" troops, here.

  • 'Dawg medic' lives up to his call sign

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Laurence Cameron was given the radio call sign "Dawg Medic" by other Soldiers during this deployment, but it wasn't until a recent mission that the Rock Hill, S.C., native actually lived up to the nickname.

  • W.Va. NGB Adjutant General reenlists troops in Iraq

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Life Line Medics host 6th IA Surgeon

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - In an effort to build on relationships that have been forged over the last nine months, Soldiers from C Company, 299th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, hosted the Division Surgeon from the 6th Iraqi Army Division, June 19, at Camp Liberty.

  • 'Long Knife' Soldiers receive Health Re-assessments after deployment

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Just days after stepping off the plane from Iraq, Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division completed "Reverse Soldier Readiness Processing" to catch physical, mental, or financial issues that Soldiers may encounter after a deployment.

  • Convoy makes a stop in Nebraska

    Jun 30, 2009

    GRETNA, Neb. -- When it comes to withstanding the whirling, violent winds of a good ole' Midwestern thunderstorm, Don Chew of Brighton, Colo., has probably seen or encountered just about everything.

  • Long Knives continue reintegration training

    Jun 30, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After a 12-month deployment to southern Iraq, troops assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division "Long Knives," are adjusting to life at Fort Hood by completing Battlemind Training classes June 15 at the base's Palmer Theater.

  • Guardrail improvements enhance intelligence support and deployability

    Jun 30, 2009

    The Software Engineering Center has made significant improvements to the Guardrail signals intelligence system. The center is part of the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command.

  • Paratroopers, NP distribute wheelchairs in 9 Nissan

    Jun 30, 2009

  • JSS Oubaidy transfers to ISF

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Fostering partnership with Iraqi air force

    Jun 30, 2009

    AL TAJI AIRBASE, Iraq - For two militaries separated by mere walls here, the distance between the U.S. and Iraqi forces seems like a barrier few climb, let alone get an opportunity to see over the top of.

  • In His Own Words: LTC Mark T. Vande Hei

    Jun 30, 2009

    The 2009 Astronaut Candidate Class includes Army LTC Mark Vande Hei. Here, Vande Hei explains his reaction to his selection in his own words.

  • Army, Air Force team up to train Iraqi Air Force

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Hold the sensor steady, don't shake, try to move at a constant, steady pace, make sure to watch the screen, look for abnormalities ... oh, and remember to breathe.

  • Iraqis graduate electrical course

    Jun 30, 2009

    TARMIYAH, Iraq - The Ministry of Electricity celebrated the addition of 20 new linesmen to help restore much-needed electrical services to a rural area north of Baghdad.

  • History finds itself in the heart of Iowa

    Jun 30, 2009

    BELLE PLAINE, Iowa - An eager crowd awaited the approximate 45 vehicles from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA) Transcontinental Convoy that soon filled their main street on June 22nd.

  • Soldier spreads the love with care packages

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Dale O'Neill recently received 120 pounds of goods in care packages from friends and family, but the Memphis, Tenn., native didn't end up with any of the items.

  • Troopers run fiber optic at JSS Ur

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Master Resilience Trainers

    Jun 30, 2009

    The Master Resilience Trainer (MRT) course is intended to teach how to impart resilience skills to Soldiers, family members and Army civilians. MRTs are one component of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness which is the Army's strategy to increase resilience and enhance performance by developing the five dimensions of strength: social, emotional, spiritual, family and physical. This train-the-trainer course, currently civilian-based, is designed to instruct teachers on how to impart resilience skills in their students.

  • ADA colors uncased at Fort Sill

    Jun 30, 2009

    Ceremonies at Fort Sill, Okla., Tuesday officially uncased the Air Defense Artillery Center colors here and established the ADA School and its commandant as part of the Fires Center of Excellence.

  • Combat Aviation Brigade wraps up error-free Iraqi deployment

    Jun 30, 2009

    The 4th Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade found another reason to celebrate its recent return from a successful year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom - everyone returned home to their families.

  • Summer fun: Sha'ab pool opens

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi children in northeast Baghdad now have a fun place to cool off from the triple digit temperatures of summer.

  • Spreading goodwill in Ameriyah

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Police officer clutches his weapon in one hand and a black garbage bag in the other hand, with eyes fixed ahead, scanning every corner and open window in the Ameriyah neighborhood during a joint patrol, here, June 17.

  • Soldier in Focus - Spc. Aljalel Eaddy

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD -Ask any company commander or executive officer and they will tell you the supply system is extremely vital to the overall success of the unit and mission. The supply Soldier is responsible for literally millions of dollars worth of property and while deployed, the days are long and tiresome, but are filled with new experiences that might not be possible in the garrison environment.

  • 1st Air Cav. receives Brig. Gen. Rudesheim

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Daggers help pave new roads in Nasir Wa Salam

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - To improve conditions in Iraq, Soldiers of the 2nd "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division continue finding new ways to help reconstruct the communities in their area.

  • Army launches new water-safety tool

    Jun 30, 2009

    To prevent water-related deaths and injuries, the Army has launched a new interactive, Web-based, multimedia water safety tool.

  • Adhamiyah packing facility serves as model for future facilities throughout Iraq

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Members of the embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team III (ePRT) attached to the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad attended the grand opening of the Rabee fruit and vegetable packing facility in Adhamiyah June 14.

  • Weather Stays Nice for SMDC/ARSTRAT Picnic

    Jun 30, 2009

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Colorado Springs annual organization day was at Turkey Creek Park on June 12.

  • Stryker infantry, engineers support Iraqi Army-led search for weapons caches

    Jun 30, 2009

    NUBAI, Iraq - A platoon of Pennsylvania Army National Guard Soldiers played a support role in an Iraqi Army-led, battalion-level search for weapons caches near Nubai, north of Baghdad, June 16. The search of several areas discovered no caches but achieved another level of success for the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team's 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment and the unit's IA partners.

  • IA Engineers host first Sapper Call

    Jun 30, 2009

  • IA officers finish staff development course

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers of the 17th Division Iraqi Army, Motorized Transportation Regiment, recently finished its first staff development course at Forward Operating Base Falcon, south of Baghdad.

  • Mission ends for mobile engineers

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Clearing roads of dangerous IEDs is a difficult job for engineer units. Any route clearance Soldier will tell you that after travelling the same routes day in and day out, they know exactly what looks out of place; it's this knowledge that helps keep these guys safe.

  • Hurriyah clinic converts to solar power

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Another health clinic in northwest Baghdad was converted to a solar-powered facility.

  • Hurriyah Public Works Sub Station transfers to Government of Iraq

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The local Iraqi government in northwest Baghdad's Hurriyah neighborhood has increased its ability to provide for its people.

  • Constuction near completion on IA/U.S. operations center

    Jun 30, 2009

    BAGHDAD - U.S. engineers are completing construction of a Joint Operations Center for both Iraqi and Coalition forces.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT DCG-O Town Hall

    Jun 30, 2009

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Deputy Commanding General for Operations, Brig. Gen. Kurt S. Story, spoke to a filled auditorium during a June 8 Town Hall meeting at Peterson Air Force Base.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT intramural bowling team wins championship

    Jun 30, 2009

    "ARSTRATEGERY," the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense/Army Forces Strategic Command bowling team, won the Peterson Air Force Base Intramural National League Championship and also won team scratch series, the best score all season for a single game by a team without handicap.

  • AMSC cuts ribbon for Thayer Hall

    Jun 30, 2009

    The Army Management Staff College hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reopening of Thayer Hall June 24 -- marking a milestone in the college's history.

  • USASMA opens International Student Hall of Fame

    Jun 30, 2009

    The first International Student Hall of Fame class inducted three students from Australia, Botswana and Macedonia. Warrant Officer Stephen Ward, Australian Army Regimental Sergeant Major graduated from the USASMA non-resident graduate course in 1994. Botswana Sergeant Major Herman Bahuma is the current Defense Force Sergeant Major in Makopong Village, Botswana. He is a graduate of USAMA Class 48. Sergeant Major of the Army Boban Stojanovik, is the Macedonia Armed Forces sergeant major. He is a graduate of the USASMA Class 58.

  • Fort Polk kids celebrate Army's birthday

    Jun 30, 2009

    Fort Polk's Child Development Center went all out June 19 in helping Army kids understand -- and celebrate -- the Army's 234th birthday.

  • Clint Black headlines Polk's fourth festivities

    Jun 30, 2009

    Headlining Fort Polk's celebration of American independence this year is country superstar Clint Black, who recently starred on television's Celebrity Apprentice. To date, Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, a benchmark in any artist's career. An astounding one-third of the songs eligible for single release achieved hit song status at country radio. Black takes the stage at 8 p.m.

  • FJ Leader Quote

    Jun 30, 2009

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  • CYSS and FMWR feature two new programs for Wiesbaden youths

    Jun 30, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The results of the Wiesbaden Teen Center's June Food for Thought survey screamed from the page. "We want swimming. We want fitness classes. We want rock climbing and bowling and horseback riding."

  • German-American initiative promotes resource conservation

    Jun 30, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden garrison environmental engineers joined their host nation counterparts on Wiesbaden Army Airfield June 17 to look at ways to improve energy conservation efforts.

  • New Interactive Water Safety Tool Available

    Jun 30, 2009

    In an effort to reduce the number of incidences of water related deaths and injuries to Soldiers, Family members and Civilians, the U. S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has launched an interactive, Web-based, multimedia Water Safety tool available on the USACR/Safety Center home page at https://safety.army.mil/WaterSafety.

  • The United States Army Field Band rocks the Midwest

    Jun 30, 2009

  • AMSC cuts the ribbon for Thayer Hall

    Jun 30, 2009

    The Army Management Staff College hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the reopening of Thayer Hall on June 24-marking a milestone in the college's history.

  • Summer Safety Saves Lives

    Jun 30, 2009

    Army Sustainment Command Summer Safety Campaign seeks to reduce risks

  • Max visits Taji's Tenn. Guardsmen

    Jun 30, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Brig. Gen. Terry "Max" Haston, the Tennessee Army National Guard assistant to the adjutant general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Breece, the Tenn. ARNG senior enlisted leader, visited Soldiers from the 776th Maintenance Company here May 27.

  • Athletic NCO pushes Soldier care

    Jun 30, 2009

  • Alaska's Sherpas sustain Coalition forces across Iraq

    Jun 30, 2009

    Twenty-eight Alaska Guardsmen, flying C-23 Sherpa aircraft, deliver cargo and transport service members around Iraq every day to sustain Coalition forces.

  • Crane Army's Safety Day Reinforces Personal Responsibility

    Jun 30, 2009

    More than 500 Crane Army employees attended its third annual off-site, command safety stand down in Bloomington, Ind., June 18 in order to cultivate a culture of change that emphasizes safety first.

  • Iraqi troops ready for security role

    Jun 30, 2009

    The withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from all Iraqi cities and towns was completed over the weekend and ahead of the June 30 deadline, a Pentagon spokesman said.

  • Honduras-based U.S. troops not involved in coup, remain safe

    Jun 30, 2009

    American forces stationed in Honduras were not involved in the military coup over the weekend and remain safe, a Pentagon official said.

  • Covenant continues to provide for Army families

    Jun 30, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Since October 2008, the Army Family Covenant has delivered more than 150,000 free hours of respite care in Europe, along with saving Soldiers and their families more than $1.5 million while participating in Child, Youth and School Services activities.

  • Tuz Joint Communication Center focal point of the "Way Ahead"

    Jun 30, 2009

    Workspace improvements will lead to better functionality, according to Lt. Col. David Snodgrass, Deputy Commanding Officer of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, who visited the Tuz JCC June 21.

  • The "Silo" begins its transition

    Jun 30, 2009

    FOB Brassfield-Mora, known by local Iraqis as the 'Silo,' will be transitioned from U.S. forces back to the citizens of Samarra. The meeting between Bahaa Naja Ali, the director general of seeds and grains, and Lt. Col. Sam Whitehurst, commander, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, was the first step forward.

  • Eighth Army recognizes best warrior winners, finalists

    Jun 30, 2009

    In the presence of many leaders, a luncheon was held June 26 to congratulate the 2009 Best Warrior competition finalists and winners at the Naija Ballroom on Yongsan Garrison.

  • GoI, IP leaders receive in-depth look into CF forensic procedures and apprenticeships

    Jun 30, 2009

    During the tour Iraqi leaders visited the Joint Expeditionary Forensic Facility, Combined Counter Exploitation Explosive Cell labs and the Iraqi Based Industrial Zone, continuing the efforts of the brigade to bring about greater transparency and data awareness for Iraqi leadership of the province.

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