Archive: Jul 2009

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  • First joint U.S.-Vietnamese medical readiness exercise continues

    Jul 14, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army and U.S. Army Pacific.

  • Army announces next Iraq rotation

    Jul 14, 2009

    Three division headquarters and eight brigade combat teams have been scheduled to support Operation Iraqi Freedom in the next rotation beginning this fall.

  • Army announces new task orders, contractors with operations in Afghanistan

    Jul 14, 2009

    Two new task orders supporting LOGCAP IV contract operations in Afghanistan are now in effect, Army officials announced July 7. DynCorp International, LLC was awarded the work for southern Afghanistan and Fluor Intercontinental was selected for work in northern Afghanistan, the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island, Ill., announced.

  • EPICON study release 1E462 at 2:30 PM July 15, 2009

    Jul 14, 2009

  • C-RAM Soldiers scan Basra skies for hostile rockets

    Jul 14, 2009

    Pfc. Dustin Clark was manning the night shift when suddenly the warning system went off... beep, beep, beep.

  • 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 14, 2009

    The competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Lonkard hands over command of WTB

    Jul 14, 2009

    Lt. Col. Natalie Lonkard handed over command of Fort Campbell's Warrior in Transition Battalion to Lt. Col. Chris Jarvis

  • Soldiers support filming of Transformers sequel

    Jul 14, 2009

    About 20 Soldiers from Fort Bliss, Texas, helped director Michael Bay with the battle scenes for "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen."

  • Environment archive

    Jul 14, 2009

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    Jul 14, 2009

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    Jul 14, 2009

  • Program speeds up new hire learning curve in USASMDC/ARSTRAT Future Warfare Center

    Jul 14, 2009

    The administrative lag-time in getting new government employees up to speed and fully operational has often been a barrier to productivity. Some of these issues were resolved with a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) project launched July 13. "We've instituted a SharePoint Web site repository, utilizing screen captures, which provides a how-to guide to assist with the in-processing requirements of new employees," said Angela Jones, LSS program manager and deployment director at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Future Warfare Center.

  • 9th Mission Support Command employee receives Safety Award

    Jul 14, 2009

    Brig. Gen. William Wolf, Director of Army Safety, presents Eric D. Mitomi, 9th Mission Support Command, with the Individual Award of Excellence in Safety at a cermony held at Fort Shafter July 13. Mitomi implemented numerous changes in the unit's safety program and received a 97% passing rate during a recent inspection.

  • VIDEO: Do My Military Job

    Jul 14, 2009

    At the 2009 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition, WTKR News Anchor Bianca Martinez went through a few tasks the competitors faced, and with the help of the 2008 Drill Sergeant of the Year, Sgt. 1st Class Herbert Thompson, became a Drill Sergeant for a day.

  • Fort Irwin first stop on Pentagon Channel tour

    Jul 14, 2009

    Fort Irwin and National Training Center spouses Deanna Raihl and Candice Jamoles will be featured on the July 15 "Around the Services" newscast on the Pentagon Channel as part of the Pentagon Channel's tour of major military installations.

  • Presidio of Monterey Offices

    Jul 14, 2009

  • Tenant units at Presidio

    Jul 14, 2009

  • USARPAC Medical Readiness Exercise in Vietnam continues

    Jul 14, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The bilateral MEDRETE, conducted from July 7-15, includes 17 medical and non-medical participants from U.S. Army Pacific and approximately 17 participants from Vietnam in medical team and support.

  • DLIFLC to sponsor showings of "The Linguists"

    Jul 14, 2009

    promotion for DLIFLC-sponsored movie showing

  • CSF Related Links

    Jul 14, 2009

  • Army Prepares for Next Rotations in OIF

    Jul 14, 2009

    The Department of the Army confirmed today, the Department of Defense announcement for the next rotation of major units scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The announcement involves three division headquarters and eight brigade combat teams comprising approximately 30,000 people. The deployment window for these units will begin in the fall and continue into early 2010.

  • Army Prepares for Next Rotations in OEF

    Jul 14, 2009

    The Department of the Army confirmed today, July 14, the Department of Defense's announcement for the next rotation of major units scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The announcement involves two brigade combat teams consisting of approximately 7,500 people. These units will replace redeploying units, with no change in force strength. The deployment window for these units will begin in the fall and continue into early 2010.

  • Quote from GEN Charles C. Campbell, Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command

    Jul 14, 2009

    GEN Charles C. Campbell, Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command

  • Major General Harold Gary Bunch, Assistant Deputy Commanding General for Reserve Affairs

    Jul 14, 2009

    Major General Harold Gary Bunch assumed the duties of the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Assistant Deputy Commanding General for Reserve Affairs on May 19, 2009.

  • Army's second oldest branch celebrates its 234th birthday

    Jul 14, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The Adjutant Generals Corps, the Army's "go-to" branch for nearly all things related to personnel, celebrated its 234th birthday here June 13 at an event hosted by 10th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Jul 14, 2009

    The Army established Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) to enhance the resilience, readiness and potential of Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Sustainers partner to provide IA medic training

    Jul 14, 2009

    CONTIGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - An ongoing Sustainer partnership provided combat life saver skills to the Iraqi Army during a five day training course here June 15 - 19.

  • Deployed fathers take advantage of technology

    Jul 14, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - A deployed Soldier's toughest challenge may be separation from Families for an extended period of time, but many Soldiers here take advantage of the various forms of communication devices to remain in contact with their loved-ones in the states.

  • Army Guardsman named 'Chaplain of the Year'

    Jul 14, 2009

    Chaplains have a myriad of reasons for serving their country, but recognition is usually not one of them. "Chaplains are often in the position where we love to serve so much, it's always a surprise to be rewarded for it," said Capt. Rebekah Montgomery, who will receive the "Chaplain of the Year" award from the Military Chaplains' Association July 17.

  • Pushing Fear Aside . . .

    Jul 14, 2009

    WEERT, Netherlands -- Soldiers had to push fear aside and put courage in its place to successfully complete obstacle courses and training exercises designed with 60-foot height challenges at the Royal Dutch Military School.

  • Cadet Finds Reserve Unit In Europe

    Jul 14, 2009

    Living and learning in Paris, the "City of Lights," a Vermont college U.S. Army ROTC cadet found a "home away from home" in Kaiserslautern, Germany, with the U.S. Army Reserve 7th Civil Support Command.

  • Year of the NCO: First sergeant, train those lieutenants

    Jul 14, 2009

    Recalling the "light green, crystal clear" lake at the foot of the Bavarian Alps rushing toward him, 1st Sgt. Jake Stockdill truly enjoyed his latest jump - a water landing.

  • Casey garrison welcomes new commander

    Jul 14, 2009

    Lt. Col. Donald Meisler passed the United States Army Garrison - Casey flag to Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud garrison commander, who in turn passed it to Casey's new Commander, Lt. Col. Richard Fromm signifying a change of command from Meisler to Fromm July 10 in Carey Physical Fitness Center on USAG-Casey.

  • Welcome to Fort Jackson's Website! Looking for a Soldier in Basic Combat Training'

    Sep 27, 2013

    Click on Families of Soldiers in Training in the links column on the left side of the page.

  • U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii launches university for civilian workforce

    Jul 13, 2009

    Across the nation, students of all ages are gearing up to head back to school, and many U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Department of the Army (DA) civilians are getting ready to do the same. After more than two years of development, Hawaii Garrison University (HGU) will open its doors to its first students, launching the inaugural 2009/2010 school year, here, July 28.

  • Strong Beginnings: Pilot program prepares Pre-K children for the classroom

    Jul 13, 2009

    Two U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Child Development Centers (CDC) have been helping children transition from preschool to kindergarten through an Army pilot program called Strong Beginnings Pre-K.

  • Spouse encourages families to 'get hopping' with Space-A travel

    Jul 13, 2009

    Army spouse give tips on traveling taking military Space-Available Flights.

  • Schofield Barracks Hawaii celebrates 100 years

    Jul 13, 2009

    The installation commemorated its 100th anniversary with a ceremony during the Fourth of July Spectacular on Sills Field.

  • FMWR and Tripler work together to provide wounded warrior programs

    Jul 13, 2009

    Wounded warriors are benefiting from a joint effort between Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) to help them heal as part of the Warrior Transition Wellness Program.

  • 732nd Military Intelligence Battalion named Army's 2008 Command Language Program of the Year

    Jul 13, 2009

    732nd Military Intelligence Battalion named Army's 2008 Command Language Program of the Year

  • Newman charges to 6th-place finish in Chicago

    Jul 13, 2009

    Ryan Newman made a late-race surge to post a sixth-place finish in Saturday night's LifeLock.com 400 Sprint Cup event at Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Preston visits Fort Greely

    Jul 13, 2009

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth Preston visited the 49th Missile Defense Battalion at Fort Greely July 7 during a tour of Alaska Army installations. During his stay with the 49th, he talked with missile defenders about their mission of protecting the nation against ballistic missile attack.

  • Joint Combined Exchange Training in Thailand

    Jul 13, 2009

    Special Forces Soldiers, or Green Berets, regularly conduct training with members of foreign nations. 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) recently dispatched a team to Thailand to conduct Joint Combined Exchange Training, or JCET.

  • ARNORTH NCO helps donate laptops to local school

    Jul 13, 2009

    When Sgt. 1st Class Rudy Hass was told to exchange his section's old laptops for new ones he asked the question "what can we do with the old laptops'" Instead of letting them go some place where they might sit for months without being used he registered them in the Department of Defense's computers for learning program.

  • Veterans compete in wheelchair games

    Jul 13, 2009

    A wide range of disabilities cannot stop more than 500 of America's wheelchair athletes, all U.S. military veterans, who are competing in the 29th National Veterans Wheelchair Games being held July 13-18 in Spokane, Wash.

  • 1,100 schools sign new GI Bill 'Yellow Ribbon' pact

    Jul 13, 2009

    More than 1,100 colleges, universities and schools across the country have entered into "Yellow Ribbon" program agreements with the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve financial aid for veterans participating in the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

  • Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition kicks off at McCoy

    Jul 13, 2009

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. - "We know you are all good, but we are looking for the best here." Those were the words of encouragement from Sgt. Maj. Andrew Young to the 28 competitors participating in the 2009 U. S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition held here July 12 - 17. Young, the competition's non-commissioned officer-in-charge, gathered the competitors before the organized chaos of events that will push the mental and physical limits of the citizen warriors representing the best of the Army Reserve.

  • Firefight in Afghanistan

    Jul 13, 2009

    U.S. Army Soldiers and Afghan National Security Forces battle insurgents in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, July 12, during Operation Mountain Fire. (click to see more images.)

  • Fort Jackson H1N1 update

    Jul 13, 2009

    As of July 7, there have been a total of 32 confirmed H1N1 cases since April. Moncrief Army Community Hospital is awaiting laboratory results in 45 other cases in which patients tested positive for Type A flu.

  • Cav troopers jump into Little Big Horn on anniversary of famous battle

    Jul 13, 2009

    Leaders from 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division jumped into Little Big Horn, Montana on June 28 for a four-day Staff Ride.

  • H1N1 Flu Update

    Jul 13, 2009

  • H1N1 Flu Status Report

    Jul 13, 2009

  • PSD Personality

    Jul 13, 2009

  • H1N1 Status Report

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Medical Mountaineering

    Jul 13, 2009

    Soldiers of 1st Special Forces Group conduct mountain medical training

  • Weather Conditions

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Army Guardsman named 'Chaplain of the Year'

    Jul 13, 2009

    Chaplain (Capt) Rebekah Montgomery of the Army National Guard will be recognized as the Military Chaplain Association's Chaplain of the Year July 17. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. S. Patrick McCollum)

  • Sharepoint Portal (Authenication Required)

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Community Calendar

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Telephone Directory

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Countdown to Launch for Endeavor, Army Astronaut

    Jul 13, 2009

    The countdown to launch of space shuttle Endeavour is under way at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, with Army astronaut LTC Tim Kopra on board.

  • News Archive

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Command Post of the Future program nears fielding of 6,000th unit

    Jul 13, 2009

    With nearly 6,000 systems currently fielded, the Command Post of the Future empowers warfighters to visualize the battlespace and synchronize the elements of combat power while simultaneously collaborating and sharing data in near-real time.

  • AMCOM In-Sourcing Information

    Jul 13, 2009

  • Q-West opens new ammunition supply point operations center

    Jul 13, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - A small detachment of Soldiers at the ammunition supply point here said goodbye to their tiny "conex," or container express, and welcomed a new, air-conditioned building June 29.

  • I-BIZ owners, attorneys discuss Iraqi labor law

    Jul 13, 2009

    Business owners from the local Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone met to discuss Iraqi labor law, June 29.

  • Humphreys opens only overseas Army Traffic Safety Training Facility

    Jul 13, 2009

    The doors to Humphreys' Army Traffic Safety Training Facility opened here in June, making this the only overseas Army installation to have such a facility.

  • Watershed project offers recreational value at Humphreys

    Jul 13, 2009

    A new environmental watershed across from Independence Park not only offers indigenous wildlife a natural wetland habitat, but it also provides a quiet park for those who live and work here.

  • Soldiers enter WLC to learn, leave to lead

    Jul 13, 2009

  • 5th QM Co. cross trains with Navy EOD in Sicily

    Jul 13, 2009

    SICILY, Italy - Building strong bonds with other military services plays a vital role in the Army's mission in Europe, and the Army often takes advantage of joint training operations to build and strengthen those bonds.

  • 409th CSB welcomes new commander

    Jul 13, 2009

    Soldiers, civilians and families of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, as well as the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gathered at Panzer Parade Field to welcome the 409th CSB's new commander.

  • Assessment to grade Army Family Covenant success

    Jul 13, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - From mid-July through September, The United States Army in Europe and Installation Management Command Europe Region will join forces to evaluate just how well the Army Family Covenant is meeting the needs and expectations of Soldiers and Families in Europe.

  • Paratroopers conduct sling load operations to move vital computer equipment

    Jul 12, 2009

  • 277th Engineers improve Liberty access road

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The "Dirt Devils" of the 277th Engineer Company, an Army Reserve unit based in San Antonio, have just wrapped up resurfacing and upgrades to the roadways north of Western Bypass Road connecting Camp Liberty and Camp Victory. The Soldiers conducted roadwork to keep the road serviceable so it can continue to relieve congestion from smaller roads traveling through Strawberry Hill Road.

  • Soldiers get comic relief in Iraq

    Jul 12, 2009

    ZAIDAN, Iraq - Combat Outpost Meade, south of Baghdad, became Comedy Club Meade for an hour July 8, when comedians Scott Kennedy, Jackie Kashian and Nate Bargatze stopped by to perform for Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 113th Field Artillery Regiment, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team.

  • Behind scenes maintenance drives Air Cav

    Jul 12, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - Sparks fly from a welder's tool, illuminating the room, while just next door all-wheel mechanics, covered in sweat and grease, fix engine parts, all while fighting a typically hot Iraqi summer afternoon.

  • MNF-I commanding general visits Dagger

    Jul 12, 2009

  • Spc. Christina Hines- Former EMT, Aspiring pilot uses Army to accomplish lifelong dream

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Today's Soldier in Focus is Spc. Christina Hines, an automatic logistics specialist assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad. Hines, a native of Sebastian, Fla., joined the Army two years ago and is currently serving her first deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • West Virginia FRG receives donations from Martinsburg Institute

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - West Virginia's Martinsburg Institute recently donated $5,000 to the 150th Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, "Calvary Pride" family readiness group to support the squadron's homecoming awards banquet next year.

  • Educational opportunities abound for deployed 1st Cavalry Soldiers

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - One word sums up what a post-secondary education creates for someone: Opportunity. A person with a college degree, on average, can earn twice as much, or more, in their lifetime compared to someone who only has a high school diploma.

  • Four 120th CAB Soldiers honored for their service

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. First Class Edward Kramer, Sgt. Juan Baldeosingh, Sgt. Roger Adams Jr., and Spc. Robert Bittiker, were honored, remembered, and mourned during a memorial service held at Forward Operating Base Mahmudiyah July 5.

  • National Guard unit formed by Benjamin Franklin still defending freedom

    Jul 12, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - As America celebrated its 233rd birthday this past week, a Pennsylvania National Guard unit that predates the American Revolution, continued its mission of defending freedom with combat operations here in Iraq.

  • Gen. Odierno, NFL Legends Visit Forward Operating Base Warrior

    Jul 12, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- It was a long line for Soldiers and Airmen, but awaiting them at the end were legendary NFL coaches ready to sign photos, shirts or anything else you could scribble a signature on.

  • Independence Days bring Iraqis, U.S. Soldiers together

    Jul 12, 2009

  • Iraqi liaison officers, new addition to U.S. brigade in Kirkuk

    Jul 12, 2009

    A group of Iraqi liaison officers have begun working side-by-side with Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to improve security and coordination.

  • Watchdog becomes 'out of many, one'

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The Latin phrase E Pluribus Unum was presented to Congress as the words for the seal for the United States of America on July 4, 1776. Half-way around the world from its origin, the phrase which means "out of many, one" held significant meaning for 236 Service members, at the Naturalization Ceremony held here, at the al-Faw Palace, July 4.

  • MTV visits 30th HBCT Real World Soldier in Iraq

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A two-man team from MTV's Real World program spent a week at Joint Security Station Saydiyah filming the final portions of a follow-up story on one of the show's former participants, Spc. Ryan Conklin of Company B, 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team.

  • A unique call to duty: Fraternity "brothers in arms" give to Soldiers and Iraqi children

    Jul 12, 2009

    BAGHDAD - "From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."

  • Greywolf and ISF leaders celebrate Independence Day together in Mosul

    Jul 12, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq - Iraqi Security Forces leaders from Ninewa Province attended a luncheon with commanders from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Forward Operating Base Diamondback July 4 to celebrate America's Independence Day.

  • Charger Battalion helps bring running water to rural areas outside Mosul

    Jul 12, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq - In the rural areas outside the city of Mosul, soldiers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are helping local villagers obtain running water by repairing and building water pumping stations in eight different locations of the Qayyarah Sub-District in Ninewa Province. Four of the water stations were completed June 27 which included a ribbon cutting ceremony at each of those stations.

  • Greywolf Soldiers meet NFL Coaches

    Jul 12, 2009

  • Official USACAPOC(A) Web site

    Jul 11, 2009

  • 30th HBCT celebrates the Fourth of July

    Jul 10, 2009

  • Here come the judges: MND-B dedicates new courtroom on Camp Liberty

    Jul 10, 2009

  • Soldier in focus: SFC Pollard

    Jul 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - When Soldiers of Company B, 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, arrived at Joint Security Station Saydiyah, just south of Baghdad, in May 2009, they found conditions that were livable, but could use improvement.

  • MPs check progress of Tarmiyah IP station

    Jul 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - In 2006, an insurgent's bomb destroyed the Tarmiyah Iraqi Police Station, leaving a burning pile of rubble. Today, the station has literally risen from the ashes and is a new source of pride and an improvement for security in this town near Taji, north of Baghdad.

  • FDA: unregulated supplements pose health risk to unaware consumers

    Jul 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Rows of colorfully designed jars and plastic tubs scream "Shock your muscles" and promise "Get ultra-ripped fast" or "Gain 12 pounds in 2 weeks!" At the end of the aisle, slick magazines line the shelves showcasing the newest methods to gain mass or how to push 20 percent more weight instantly when you use their new technique.

  • Alpha Troop "Dawgs" sweep for caches

    Jul 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The sun has yet to crest the horizon as Soldiers of A Troop "Dawgs," 1st Battalion, 150th Armor Reconnaissance Squadron, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, move out to begin their mission.

  • 1st ACB celebrates Independence Day with combat patch ceremony

    Jul 10, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - For many Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade it was a day of firsts.

  • Mother, son serve together in Iraq

    Jul 10, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - One Pennsylvania National Guard Soldier has two ways he can address Capt. Dorothy Watkins. He can call her ma'am or he can call her mom.

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