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  • U.S. Army Alaska celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    FORT RICHARDSON, Alaska - U.S. Army Alaska marked the Army's 234th birthday June 15 with 3.9 mile run around Fort Richardson's garrison area. A cake-cutting ceremony capped the event with USARAK's oldest and youngest Soldiers doing the honors, in accordance with Army tradition.

  • ARMY OFFERS 10-DAY LEAVE FOR NEW FATHERS

    Jun 16, 2009

    The Army's new paternity leave policy gives fathers additional time to be with their Families when a child is born. The policy, signed into law under President George W. Bush on Oct. 14, 2008 grants married Soldiers up to 10 consecutive days of non-chargeable administrative leave after the birth of a child.

  • 'America's Army 3' brings new features to game

    Jun 16, 2009

    Thousands of gamers will be able to play "America's Army 3," the newest version of the Army's popular video game, beginning today.

  • Awards catch up with wounded warriors

    Jun 16, 2009

    Wounded Warriors receive medals, engage in Army Wounded Warrior Education Initiative

  • Carlisle Barracks, Army War College family celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

  • Letter to The Old Guard

    Jun 16, 2009

  • Fort Campbell celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, commanding general Fort Campbell and 101st Airborne Division, and Pvt. Jesse Appleton, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, take part in the annual cake cutting ceremony Friday celebrating the U.S. Army's 234th birthday at Cole Park Commons, Fort Campbell. Appleton is the youngest Soldier at Fort Campbell.

  • PEO Soldier showcases gear at Pentagon

    Jun 16, 2009

    A water-cooled vest can take the heat off in Iraq -- making Soldiers more comfortable, and extending mission times.

  • Fort Jackson, Columbia Blowfish Celebrate Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosted 3,600 Soldiers on June 6 for Military Appreciation Night at the Columbia Blowfish baseball game. In honor of the Army's 234th birthday, Soldiers were provided free tickets, hotdogs, cokes, and a fireworks show after the game.

  • Knights at Turkish border improve convoy facility

    Jun 16, 2009

    HABUR GATE, Iraq - There are three ways that most U.S. Army supplies enter Iraq: by air, by sea through Kuwait, or by convoy through Turkey. On the Turkish border in northern Iraq is a small Army convoy support center run by Logistical Task Force Alpha, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Before you throw that away

    Jun 16, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Night vision devices with a combined price tag of nearly $59,000. Saddle assembly gun mounts valued at more than $22,000. Armor for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle totaling approximately $10,000.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient honored, Army Birthday Celebrated at National Infantry Museum

    Jun 16, 2009

    Fort Benning, Georgia Aca,!" Medal of Honor recipient SPC Ross McGinnis was the first Soldier honored at the National Infantry Museum, a week before the museumAca,!a,,cs exhibits open. ItAca,!a,,cs fitting McGinnis is the first Soldier honored in this museum because he, and Infantry Soldiers like him, were the inspiration for the museum, said MG(R) Jerry White, chairman of the National Infantry Foundation.

  • JLOTS 2009

    Jun 16, 2009

    The annual Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) training exercise is designed to ensure the capability of the Department of Defense to meet deployment and sustainment requirements when and where seaports are unavailable. Temporary piers and causeways and landing craft are used to move cargo and vehicles from ship to shore and back. JLOTS 2009, designed around a disaster relief scenario, is managed by U.S. Transportation Command and commanded at Camp Lejeune, N.C., by the Army's 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Scorpions build new stock control and transportation office

    Jun 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers from the 351st Ordnance Company and the 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, along with the Department of Public Works here, built a new stock control and transportation office at the "Scorpion" ammunition supply point.

  • Indiana Guardsmen reinforce critical training skills

    Jun 16, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Training is critical in developing and maintaining the skills and discipline needed for Soldiers in order to have a successful safe mission- whether in a training exercise or deployment to a combat zone.

  • Army War College grad tackles assignment in space

    Jun 16, 2009

    Col. Tim Kopra is scheduled to leave Earth behind when Shuttle Flight 127 launches from the Kennedy Space Center Wednesday, headed for the International Space Station.

  • Gen. Ward honored at 100 Black Men of America's national conference

    Jun 16, 2009

    The 100 Black Men of America organization honored Gen. William "Kip" Ward with a lifetime leadership award and an honorary membership at its 23rd Annual Conference this week in New York City, June 13, 2009.

  • 398th CSSB celebrates Year of the NCO

    Jun 16, 2009

  • Baumholder rolls out red carpet for returning 2nd Brigade Soldiers and their families

    Jun 16, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Bringing home stories from the warfront, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, is back in Baumholder after more than 14 months in Iraq.

  • Blackhawk family members build camaraderie, understanding through military-style competition

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Much like their Soldier counterparts in the desert, spouses of the 172nd Infantry Brigade dodged bullets, marched with weapons and practiced their shots June 3 during brigade's Spouses' Shootout Challenge. The day-long event took place at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, and while several bruises, paint splatters, and sweat stains were evident after the challenge, participants cheered and clapped with enthusiasm for each other during the final awards ceremony. The children of the brigade joined forces June 6 for a similar event, the Wee-EIB.

  • Vilseck Elementary School teacher named teacher of the year

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Gretchen Wall has been a teacher for Department of Defense Dependent Schools for 22 of her 26-year teaching career. The 2008-2009 school year was her first year teaching at Vilseck Elementary School in more than 20 years. The impact she has made on her students and parents since her return to VES led to her 2010 Bavaria District Teacher of the Year nomination.

  • Grafenwoehr student suits up for Space Camp

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFEWOEHR, Germany - This summer, one Grafenwoehr Middle School student will be hanging out in zero gravity, preparing for a Space Shuttle missions and experiencing the heart-stopping G-Force of a rocket launch. Philip Ramirez, a seventh grader at Netzaberg Middle school, was awarded a full scholarship to NASA Space Camp this June in Huntsville, Ala. The Bernard Curtis Brown II scholarship is offered through the Military Child Education Coalition to all children enrolled in grades six through nine and have a parent on active duty in the military.

  • GES students compete in Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Four Grafenwoehr Elementary School students traveled to Iowa State University May 27 to 30 to participate in the Odyssey of the Mind world finals. It was their first time GES sent a team to participate in the event. The Odyssey of the Mind is a worldwide program that develops creative problem solving in students from kindergarten through college. Students form teams, start with a problem and design props and devices to creatively solve the problem.

  • Four Vilseck JROTC cadets earn slots at George C. Marshall Leadership Symposium

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Four Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Vilseck High School, Cadet Command Sgt. Maj. John Lee, Cadet Master Sgt. Sara Carriker, Cadet Master Sgt. David Wood and Cadet Sgt. 1st Class Christy Manoogian, will travel to Washington D.C., June 25-30 for the annual George C. Marshall Leadership Symposium.

  • Historic Cobra King heads to new home in Patton Museum

    Jun 16, 2009

  • McChrystal assumes command in Afghanistan

    Jun 16, 2009

    Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal assumed command of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan June 15, vowing that the coalition will prevail despite a struggle he conceded will be "long and hard."

  • USEUCOM hosts State Partnership Program Conference

    Jun 16, 2009

    STUTTGART, Germany - The U.S. European Command kicked-off the bi-annual State Partnership Program Conference here June 15.

  • Wiesbaden teens earn national recognition

    Jun 16, 2009

    Officials from Boys & Girls Clubs of America say that the six-member teenage singing group '1-LUV' from Wiesbaden, Germany, set the standard for what to expect from military teens.

  • Reaching all ages in USAG Wiesbaden on the Army's 234th Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    Photographic coverage of the Army's 234th Birthday Celebration in the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden

  • ISF section turns new corner

    Jun 16, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The Iraqi Security Forces section of the 10th Sustainment Brigade here said it has shifted away from its role as trainers to the Iraqi Army and is now in the early mentorship phase of its partnership with them.

  • United States Army, Pacific names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Jun 15, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" Each Soldier started the Warrior Challenge even with zero points. After a week of combatives, a physical fitness test, land navigation and numerous other events, two Soldiers stood ahead of the rest.

  • Carlisle Barracks family celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

  • United States Army 234th Birthday Ball

    Jun 15, 2009

  • Secretary Geren celebrates Army birthday with Army children

    Jun 15, 2009

    As the Army celebrated 234 years of service, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren stopped by Fort Myer's Cody Child Development Center Monday to make sure the youngest members of the Army family were appreciated.

  • Privatization of U.S. Army Lodging to Raise Quality of Life for Soldiers on the Move

    Jun 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army today announced that it will transfer the first 10 installations under the Army's Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) program on August 15, 2009. The transfer is a reinforcement of the U.S. Army's commitment to improving its transient lodging to enhance the quality of life of soldiers and their families.

  • OPM-SANG

    Jun 15, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> U.S. Army Office of the Program Manger (OPM), Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG) Modernization Program is a U.S. Army Military and Civilian Advisor Team assigned to Saudi Arabia to provide advice and assistance in modernizing SANG. The program is fully funded by the Saudi Arabian Government through foreign military sales cases executed by U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC) and Army Material Command (AMC). OPM-SANG is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabiaand is organized into four advisor divisions- Maneuver, Support and Sustainment, Health Affairs, and Technical Affairs (Construction)-and a support staff-G1, G2/G3, G6, Finance, Contracting, Installation Management, Linguistics, Security and Acquisition Management.

  • Army celebrates 234th birthday at Pentagon

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Army kicked off the celebrations of its 234th birthday at the Pentagon June 12 with senior leaders praising the noncommissioned officer corps, a cake-cutting, Program Executive Office Soldier demonstration and a display of antique Army vehicles which are participating in the reenactment of the 1919 Army transcontinental convoy from Washington to San Francisco.

  • Procurement changes lead to more effective munitions in Afghanistan, Iraq

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Army has made significant changes to the processes used in procuring non-standard ammunition that have resulted in improved reliability and quality.

  • Got mask'

    Jun 15, 2009

    180th Transportation Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers disassemble hundreds of protective "gas" masks at 180th's motor pool here, June 9, as part of the unit's reset support to III Corps. Soldiers and a contracted civilian reset team worked together to inspect and rebuild masks from units which recently returned from a deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

  • Fort Lee Celebrates Army's 234th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    With 234 years of Army history and tradition to celebrate, more than 1,000 members of Team Lee gathered at Williams Stadium June 12. Fort Lee's Army Birthday Celebration recognized the 2009 theme "Year of the Noncommissioned Officer," as the installation's NCOs were out in force during the ceremonies.

  • New York celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Army's 234th birthday was celebrated in New York City with a wreath ceremony at the USS Intrepid, ringing of the closing bell Friday at the New York Stock Exchange and an Army Appreciation Day at Yankee Stadium Sunday.

  • Garuda Shield Humanitarian and Civic Assistance projects

    Jun 15, 2009

  • US, TNI-AD work together to ensure safety

    Jun 15, 2009

    BANDUNG, Indonesia - Staff Sgt. Mark Newgent, a native of Pearl City, Hawaii and force protection specialist assigned to the 9th Mission Support Command checks for explosives residue in a vehicle at a hotel in Bandung, Indonesia, June 12.

  • 19 nations gather for UN classes

    Jun 15, 2009

    BANDUNG, Indonesia - Officers from 19 nations gathered June 11 in Bandung, Indonesia, approximately 80 miles from Jakarta, for three days of academic classes as part of Garuda Shield 09. Pacific Command Global Peace Operations.

  • Arsenal Garrison Manager Reads Army Birthday Book to CDC Children

    Jun 15, 2009

    Joel Himsl, Rock Island Arsenal Garrison Manager, read "Sam The Army Dog" a children's book created in celebration of the Army's 234th Birthday this year, to a room full of children at the Arsenal's Child Development Center on June 15.

  • First Digital Master Gunner Coin Awarded

    Jun 15, 2009

    Frank Connolly is honored for being the first person to achieve Digital Master Gunner certification, a job described as being "at the top of the pyramid in terms of field support." Connolly has been on multiple deployments both in Afghanistan and Iraq and brings decades of experience to the mission of supporting Soldiers in the field.

  • Dunwoody throws first pitch at Yankees game

    Jun 15, 2009

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command, throws out the ceremonial first pitch during the NY Yankee vs. NY Mets game June 14 in honor of Military Appreciation Day at the stadium. Dunwoody also met with NY Yankees General Manager Joe Girardi, and members of the Golden Knights who jumped into the stadium.

  • Warrant officers graduate from ILE pilot program

    Jun 15, 2009

    Five U.S. Army warrant officers joined more than 930 Army, sister-service, international and interagency students in graduating from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College's Intermediate Level Education course, June 12.

  • AMC celebrates Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command celebrated the 234th birthday of the U.S. Army June 12 with festivities at HQAMC's Parade Field, Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Q-West Chaplains Introduce Video Teleconference Counseling for Couples

    Jun 15, 2009

    Maj. James Boulware, brigade chaplain, 16th Sustainment Brigade, is helping couples work on their marriages, despite being thousands of miles away from each other. He has started a program that allows Soldiers at Q-West to see and talk to each other video teleconference, and receive a two-way counseling. The chaplain's office offers this to couples within the brigade who are seeking to strengthen their marriages and work through marital problems

  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program more than just about Soldiers, spouses

    Jun 15, 2009

    CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla. - Water slides, kickball, lazy-river inner tube excursions and the near perfect weather were just a few select menu items available for youths of all ages attending a recent Army Reserve weekend getaway. From toddlers taking midday naps in the comforting arms of a volunteer to a quick round of bingo between new-found friends, the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program staff takes each three-day event and learns how to make it better the next time for the unseen heroes of deployments - the children.

  • Atlanta Falcons travel to Kelley Hill to support 3rd HBCT Soldiers

    Jun 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division welcomed 10 Atlanta Falcon football players and 10 dancers from the team's cheerleading squad to Kelley Hill on Fort Benning, June 8.

  • Army takes top honors at 50th Interservice Pistol Championships

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Army "Blue" team, made up of Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, took home top honors in the overall team championship at the 50th Interservice Pistol Championships last week, and the South Carolina National Guard won for best post/station team.

  • Watervliet Arsenal, political leaders unify on the Army's Birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

  • Past meets present on 2009 Transcontinental Motor Convoy

    Jun 15, 2009

    The 2009 transcontinental motor convoy is retracing the route of the first major motorized expedition across the United States. Traveling from coast to coast in 1919, the original convoy set out to examine the feasibility of rapidly moving troops and equipment across the country as well as showcasing the military's use of some of the latest motorized technology.

  • Chicago Celebrates the Army's 234th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Army celebrated its 234th Birthday in Daley Center, Chicago June 11, 2009. Honored guests included Mr. Dan Grant, the Director of Veterans Affairs for the State of Illinois, Mr. John Scully, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, Command Sergeant Major William P. Lindo, CSM for the Military Entrance Processing Command, and Medal of Honor Recipient Mr. Allen J. Lynch. Musical performances during the ceremony were conducted by the 85th Army Band, Ms. Alison Ruble, USO of Illinois and Mr. Joe Cantafio, 101st Division Rock band. A Morell Award and Recruiter ring were presented during the ceremony where over 25 new enlistees were sworn in.

  • Fort Rucker opens new water park

    Jun 15, 2009

    Fort Rucker's new water park features water fun features for kids of all ages.

  • Army wins three Effie Awards for marketing

    Jun 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army was honored June 3 with three Effie Awards for brand marketing success at the 41st annual Effie Awards ceremony.

  • Wounded Warriors, Chief of Military History join Command in Army Birthday celebration

    Jun 15, 2009

    A Battle of Normandy veteran and 11 Wounded Warriors from Alabama joined U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Soldiers and civilians in honoring the Army's 234th birthday in a ceremony here on June 11. Visiting the command to celebrate the occasion was Charles Robic, an infantry scout in World War II. He was involved in numerous battles during and following the D-Day invasion. He was wounded in August 1944 during fighting in the hedgerows of Normandy and awarded the Purple Heart.

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    Jun 15, 2009

  • First amputee graduates from WOCC

    Jun 15, 2009

    Former Staff Sgt. Johnathan Holsey was distinguished June 5 as the first amputee to graduate from the Fort Rucker Warrant Officer Career College.

  • MacArthur Award presented to NCO Corps

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Virginia Peninsula, Gen. Douglas MacArthur Chapter of the Association of the United States Army presented the 2009 Gen. Douglas MacArthur award to the Army Noncommissioned Officer Corps at its annual dinner last night in Newport News. The chapter president Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Edward Dyer and the Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Lt. Gen. David Valcourt presented the award to Command Sgt. Maj. David Bruner, the TRADOC Command Sergeant Major and Command Sgt. Daniel Reid, 8th Transportation Brigade Command Sergeant Major.

  • Simulator Leaves You 'Drunk As A Skunk'

    Jun 15, 2009

    Members of the Fort Monmouth, N.J., community got a chance to test their driving and motor skills using a drunk driving simulator that yielded eye-opening results. The "Save A Life Tour" was sponsored by the Garrison Substance Abuse Program.

  • Guard unit finds home at Tobyhanna

    Jun 15, 2009

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - It's been a year since Capt. James Minicozzi and members of the 55th Brigade Combat Team's Special Troops Battalion sat with senior officers and depot personnel to discuss the pros and cons of moving the unit's 59 members from an armory in Scranton to Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Tobyhanna observes Memorial Day

    Jun 15, 2009

    A wreath honoring deceased Tobyhanna employees and their family members was placed by Janice Gimbi, chief of staff, and Anthony Ferreira, AFGE Local 1647, during the depot's Memorial Day observance ceremony on May 28.

  • Army celebrates birthday by honoring the fallen

    Jun 15, 2009

    On the Army's 234th Birthday, from left to right, Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Kenneth Preston, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., with the assistance of Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, the Sergeant of the Guard at the Tomb.

  • 2009 Drill Sergeant of the Year

    Jun 15, 2009

  • Reading on the Army's birthday at Ansbach

    Jun 15, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- Sgt. Jose Fonseca, D Company of the 2-159th Aviation Battalion, reads "The Army Story," to about 80 children at the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Storck Barracks Child Development Center playground June 12 in celebration of the Army's 234 birthday.

  • Sustainers Shaykh reach out to Bedouin Families

    Jun 15, 2009

    DHI QAR PROVINCE, Iraq -Soldiers have reduced rock throwing incidents by children here over the last few months by participating in civil military operations and educating Bedouin families about the "safety first" campaign.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg celebrates the U.S. Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrions Heidelberg celebrated the U.S. Army's 234th Birthday June 13 with a picnic and games at the Patrick Henry Village Child Development Center.

  • Celebrating the Army's 234th Birthday in the Benelux

    Jun 15, 2009

    CHIAfaEURoVRES, Belgium -- Soldiers, civilians and familymembers celebrated the Army's 234th Birthday throughout U.S. Army Garrison Benelux June 11 and 12.

  • Birthday salute

    Jun 15, 2009

    The 36th Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. salutes the tombstone of the Army's 15th Chief of Staff Gen. George C. Marshall at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., on the U.S. Army's 234th birthday, June 14, 2009. Casey and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, visited the grave sites of all the previous Army Chiefs of Staff and Sergeants Major of the Army that have been laid to rest at Arlington.

  • National Guard hosts civilian training for Afghanistan operations

    Jun 15, 2009

    Civilian employees representing various federal departments are being trained alongside their military counterparts in preparation for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Happy Birthday! Grafenwoehr celebrates Army's 234th year

    Jun 15, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Grafenwoehr Soldiers, families and community members gathered June 11 at the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Dining Facility to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday and commemorate the courageous acts of patriotism that enabled the United States Army to be born. "It's important to celebrate the Army's birthday because, like all birthdays, it's a time of remembrance," said Capt. Ronald Underwood, USAG Grafenwoehr Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander. "It's especially important for these children to know what our ancestors have done, not just then, but all the major wars and battles that we've fought.

  • Army Community Service recognizes SHAPE, Chievres volunteers

    Jun 15, 2009

    CHIEVRES, Belgium -- SHAPE and Chievres Garrison leadership thanked volunteers June 9 for their efforts in improving the joint, international community during the past year. More than 100 community volunteers were hailed at the Army Community Service-sponsored 2009 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon on SHAPE.

  • Brussels students help Afghani counterparts, a penny at a time

    Jun 15, 2009

    BRUSSELS, Belgium -- How much is a penny worth' Not much, you might think, and it's become less and less over the years. For example, it takes 44 pennies to buy a postage stamp that will mail a First Class letter via the U.S. postal system. A popular U.S. weekly periodical sells for 495 pennies at a newsstand back in the U.S. Here in Europe, the small Euro cent has similarly low purchasing power. Both U.S. and European cents are becoming broadly unpopular with their respective publics, and are frequently kept in drawers and jars in lieu of being spent in western societies.

  • Eighth U.S. Army Commander thanks NCOs

    Jun 15, 2009

    During the Army Ball celebration here June 12, the commander of all American Soldiers on the Korean peninsula recognized Army NCOs for their leadership.

  • Servicemembers participate in cultural tour program

    Jun 15, 2009

    The Republic of Korea Ministry of National Defense Friends Forever Program has invited 300 United States Forces Korea servicemembers to participate cultural tours over the summer to increase their understanding of the Korean history, customs and traditions as a part of the Republic of Korea-United States Friends Forever Program.

  • Eighth U.S. Army, ROK Army hold Alliance Conference

    Jun 14, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., 8th Army Commanding General, and other 8th Army staff officers met June 11 with Republic of Korea Army Chief of Staff Gen. Lim Choung-bin and their ROK Army officer counterparts in an alliance conference held at the Octagon, the ROK version of the Pentagon, located in Daejeon, Korea.

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    Jun 14, 2009

  • Blue Ribbon Panel Hears Different Views On Ground Combat Vehicle

    Jun 14, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> Today, The Army Vice Chief of Staff (VCSA) is hosting a Blue Ribbon Panel workshop at the National Defense University (NDU) to hear from knowledgeable individuals on the way ahead regarding the development of a new Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV).

  • Looking through MPRC

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Confidence Course

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Getting Ready For Pass and Review

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Tank Briefing

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Locking a Winch

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Confidence Course Cargo Rope

    Jun 14, 2009

  • EOD Training

    Jun 14, 2009

  • Cobra

    Jun 14, 2009

  • 229th celebrates 234th Army birthday

    Jun 14, 2009

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The 229th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted the 234th Army birthday ball June 13.

  • World missions a regular occurrence for Dental Services company

    Jun 14, 2009

    Global Medic, the U.S. Army Reserve Command's premier medical training exercise. The exercise's goal is to replicate all aspects of combat service support on the battlefield so that Soldiers have the opportunity to practice an array of life-saving skills.

  • Incoming MRTC Commander visits Global Medic

    Jun 14, 2009

    Army Col. (P) Bryan Kelly, incoming commander of the Medical Readiness Training Command, visited the Global Medic training site here June 9. The Medical Readiness Training Command is based out of Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio.

  • Web standards order opens some social networking sites in CONUS

    Jun 13, 2009

  • Transcontinental military convoy departs D.C. bound for San Francisco

    Jun 13, 2009

    Mid-morning June 13, history began to repeat itself as antique military vehicles from the Military Vehicle Preservation Association began winding its way through downtown Washington, D.C., on the first leg of a journey that will take the drivers 3,251 miles in 26 days traveling at about 35 mph to San Francisco, Calif.

  • More than 200 make bid for triathlon title

    Jun 13, 2009

    More than 200 competitors gathered Saturday at the Main Post Bowling Alley parking lot to compete in the fourth annual Reverse Sprint Triathlon, consisting of a 5K run, 20K bike ride and a 550-meter swim. Participants made their way around Main Post running and biking and headed to Carey Pool to swim to the finish line.

  • Riverside marks its 100th year at Benning

    Jun 13, 2009

    Riverside sits on an 18-acre estate, a plot of land equal in size to the grounds at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This year, the white-columned frame house, home to a succession of commanding generals - including Omar Bradley, Courtney Hodges, Joseph Harper and Carmen Cavezza - turns a century old.

  • Soldiers complete mounted react to contact live fire

    Jun 13, 2009

    B Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, was among the first units on Sand Hill to complete the new mounted react to contact live fire June 1 and Tuesday. During the exercise, Soldiers in four humvees had to respond to an IED, dismount to pull security and pursue the enemy. The Soldiers and opposing force used high-speed paint ammunition during the scenario-driven event

  • Junior captains lock up in combatives tournament

    Jun 13, 2009

    A class of more than 150 junior officers from Maneuver Captains Career Course Team 2 capped off its Level 1 Army Combatives training with a tournament June 3. Champions emerged in six weight classifications. The event was held at Briant Wells Fieldhouse, home of the U.S. Army Combatives School.

  • District names Dexter teacher as Teacher of the Year

    Jun 13, 2009

    Pam Koon, who teaches physical education at Dexter Elementary, was named the 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year for the Georgia/Alabama Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary School district.

  • New home construction continues on post

    Jun 13, 2009

    Although the Residential Communities Initiative is only in its fourth year, more than 1,000 new homes have been built on Fort Benning and nearly 40 new homes in Dahlonega, Ga.

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