Archive: Jul 2009

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  • Iraqi NCOs attend master training course

    Jul 8, 2009

    The noncommissioned officer corps is essential to an Army's success, and the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, has recently instituted a Master Trainer Course to help develop junior NCOs in the Iraqi army.

  • Civil Affairs Missions in Iraq

    Jul 8, 2009

    Army Reserve Soldiers in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) play a vital role in the military's reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Civil Affairs Soldiers use their cultural expertise and additional skillsets from the civilian workforce to help build a better, more stable government and infrastructure for the Iraqi people. In these photos, taken in the Spring of 2009, Civil Affairs Soldiers advise Iraqi officials on civil-military operations, help stimulate Iraq's economy with business and agriculture development, and brighten the days of children in Iraqi orphanages. These are only a few of Civil Affairs Soldiers' many missions overseas.

  • LINKS: More Army environmental sites

    Jul 8, 2009

  • LINKS: Flickr, Twitter, YouTube

    Jul 8, 2009

  • Program meeting brings insight, expertise to PBA

    Jul 8, 2009

    On June 17, Pine Bluff Arsenal hosted the Office of the Project Manager for Close Combat Systems program review on grenades at the PBA Training Center. Approximately 30 to 45 individuals were present for the review representing the Arsenal, PM-CCS, U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, the U.S. Army's Infantry, Chemical and Chemical Engineering Schools and the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Arsenal laundry facility re-opens in grand style

    Jul 8, 2009

    After years of much needed renovations, the Pine Bluff Arsenal laundry facility, Building 32-070, located in the motor pool area of the installation has re-opened.

  • New drill, pin machine streamlines processes on M485

    Jul 8, 2009

    A new piece of equipment on the Pine Bluff Arsenal's M485 155mm illumination projectile line will make life a whole lot easier for the Ammunition Operation employees working on that production line in the future.

  • America's favorite past time salutes North Carolina Army Reserve Band

    Jul 8, 2009

    DURHAM, N.C. - "Daddy, daddy! Look, real live G.I. Joes," a young boy excitedly said, jumping up and down while tugging on his father's sports shirt. "Just like the ones we see on television," the father said as they watched nearly two dozen Army Reserve Soldiers walk onto the Durham Bulls Athletic Park field during a recent baseball game here. "Do you think they have been to war and saw bad guys," the boy asked his father as he pressed his nose through the black netting separating the playing field and several thousand fans attending the Tuesday-night game.

  • DLES launches 'Biggest Loser' program

    Jul 8, 2009

    The Pine Bluff Arsenal's Directorate of Law Enforcement and Security is getting in shape and getting healthy through their own version of "Biggest Loser". The program, which was launched in May, is strictly voluntary, but organizer Kristy Burnett, a DLES administrative assistant, said that it is already paying off in results.

  • Barnett to Amann: PBA has new leadership

    Jul 8, 2009

    Under a hot sun, blue skies, amid white tents with Arsenal, community, state and federal government leaders and guests looking on, Col. Bill M. Barnett IV, outgoing commander, relinquished command July 2 of Pine Bluff Arsenal to Col. Franz J. Amann in the courtyard of the Creasy Complex.

  • Respite care offers families valuable rest

    Jul 8, 2009

    For Army families who are responsible for regular care of persons with disabilities, the Exceptional Family Member Program Respite Care Program provides a temporary rest period for caregivers.

  • Sneaky snake makes support challenging for conservation branch

    Jul 8, 2009

    "To a lot of people, a snake is a bad thing. We are constantly trying to change their minds," said Christopher A. Melder, contract wildlife biologist at Fort's Polk's Directorate of Public Works, Environment and Natural Resources Management Division, Conservation Branch. One snake in a bit of a tight spot is the Louisiana pine snake. Without some help from Fort Polk's conservation branch, it could be in danger of fading away.

  • 'Wagonmasters' execute successful Freedom Fest

    Jul 8, 2009

    The 15th Sustainment Brigade "Wagonmasters," with the help of at least 21 military and civilian organizations, executed the annual Freedom Fest at Hood Stadium here July 4 after 6 months of preparation and a year of planning.

  • Clint Black entertains Fort Polk troops

    Jul 8, 2009

    Clint Black entertained Fort Polk Soldiers and Family members during July 4 festivities here.

  • Region IX DCE aids Hawaii during major hurricane exercise

    Jul 8, 2009

    It's a scenario that emergency responders in Hawaii hope will never happen. A Category 4 hurricane with winds exceeding 135 miles per hour and a storm surge of 15 feet aimed directly at Oahu's southern shore. But, it's an event that experts believe will happen sometime in the future and officials want to be as prepared as possible.

  • Alabama Guard's 46th CST Trains with the US Coast Guard

    Jul 8, 2009

    Mobile, Ala.- Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (9-11), local, state and federal agencies have broadened their training exercises to depict various scenarios that are an increasing threat to the U.S. democracy and its citizen's way of life. Terrorist groups continue to upgrade and modify their weapons and execution methods while continuously searching for new and unexpected targets.

  • ARNORTH tests ability to respond

    Jul 8, 2009

    U.S. Army North participated in a June exercise intended to test its ability to respond to natural and manmade disasters. The exercise, Ardent Sentry 2009, was part of the national exercise program designed to rehearse the capabilities of the Department of Defense and other federal and state agencies to respond to homeland defense and civil support scenarios.

  • Task Force Warrior remembers Sgt. Ricky DeWayne Jones

    Jul 8, 2009

  • Space and Missile Defense Soldiers Teach Middle-School Students

    Jul 8, 2009

    At the Galileo School of Math and Science in Colorado Springs, Soldiers from SMDC/ARSTRAT's two brigades volunteered to teach applications of sciences to the brilliant young students at this magnet middle school. The sessions are part of a new partnership between Colorado Springs School District 11 and the command.

  • Murray takes command of BJACH, MEDDAC

    Jul 8, 2009

    Col. Kelly A. Murray took command of Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Polk, during a change of command ceremony at 8:30 a.m. June 30 on Warrior Field.

  • Soldiers hear message, address important issues to senior leader

    Jul 8, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe, Multi-National Corps-Iraq Command Sergeant Major, visits servicemembers throughout Iraq to gain insight on the issues that they face.

  • Space and Missile Defense Conference in Huntsville in August Focuses on Path Ahead

    Jul 8, 2009

    The 12th Annual Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition will take place August 17-20, 2009, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The theme for this year's event is Space & Missile Defense...the Path Forward.

  • July 4th at Golden Park

    Jul 8, 2009

    Soldiers in the 198th and 192nd Infantry Brigades attend a Columbus Wood Bats game at Golden Park in celebration of July 4th.

  • Baseball Sponsors "Arsenal Appreciation Night"

    Jul 8, 2009

    For the first time, the Tri-City ValleyCats Baseball organization recognized the nearly 200 years of service the Watervliet Arsenal has provided to our country by sponsoring a "Watervliet Arsenal Appreciation Night" in front of 5,900 fans. Arsenal Commander Col. Scott N. Fletcher gets pre-game throwing tips from one of the ValleyCats. Fletcher threw out the ceremonial first pitch.

  • Year of the NCO: 'Practice what you preach'

    Jul 8, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class JennyAnne Bright believes noncommissioned officers have to practice what they preach.

  • 'Real World' crew visits former cast member in Iraq

    Jul 8, 2009

    A two-man team from MTV's "Real World" program spent a week at Joint Security Station Saydiyah here filming the final portions of a follow-up story on one of the show's former participants.

  • Japan's Chief of Staff lays wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers

    Jul 7, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific, and Gene Castanetti, director of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, watch Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, chief of staff, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers from past conflicts, July 7, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Approximately 20 Japan Self Defense Force personnel are attending the U.S.-Japan Senior Leader Seminar to discuss topics concerning both countries.

  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Stands Up 402nd Civil Affa

    Jul 7, 2009

    Speaking at a reestablishment ceremony to a formation of Soldiers, VIPs and a small crowd of visitors at Fort San Felipe del Morro, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Jurasek, commander, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, said, "my officers will lead from the front; my NCOs [non-commissioned officer] will lead by example; and my Soldiers will complete their mission with technical and tactical proficiency and set the example to which all other Soldiers should strive to achieve."

  • Torres the Gunner

    Jul 7, 2009

    Sgt. Danielle Torres, a civil affairs specialist working in the operations and intelligence section with the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade headquarters company from Philadelphia, is the only female gunner in their convoy security team. She is humble about her strength and intimidating ability, as it is not every day in Iraq one might see a female lugging around a .50 caliber machine gun, let alone harnessed in as the gunner. "I like being up there. I feel like I am contributing more than if I were in the back," said Torres, a 22-year-old Army Reserve Soldier.

  • 15th STB takes day to relax, have fun

    Jul 7, 2009

    15th Special Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Soldiers and Family members participated in the unit's organizational day June 26 at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area here.

  • Army announces eCybermission national winners

    Jul 7, 2009

    More than 100 sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth graders along with their families from across the country spent last week here preparing their entries for final judging in the Army's seventh annual eCybermission National Showcase where the national winners received $5,000 each in savings bonds.

  • Alltop flies high at Army First Sergeant Course - Air Force Master Sergeant makes history at USASMA

    Jul 7, 2009

    Air Force Master Sgt. Danny Alltop, is just days away from making history - in the Army that is. Alltop will graduate July 10 from the U.S. Army's First Sergeant Course taught at Fort Bliss, Texas, and thus go into the history books as the first airman to do so.

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    Jul 7, 2009

  • 1st Armored Division Brigade activated at Fort Bliss

    Jul 7, 2009

    FORT BLISS, Texas-- The evolution of Fort Bliss and the Army continued with the activation ceremony of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division Aca,!A"BulldogsAca,!A?, held at the Fort Bliss Museum and Study Center, July 2.

  • Commentary: Ready Army takes daily preparation

    Jul 7, 2009

    As we approach the peak season for hurricanes and the anniversaries of both Hurricane Katrina and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, it is a good time to ask ourselves, "Am I as prepared as I can be for all potential hazards'"

  • "Trained, Prepared, and Ready"

    Jul 7, 2009

    180th Transportation Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), cased its colors during a ceremony outside the battalion headquarters here June 30 in preparation for the battalion's upcoming deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Ground broken on Fort Lewis splash park, playground facility

    Jul 7, 2009

    Fort Lewis continued its expansion and enhancement of facilities June 24, breaking ground on a splash park, playground and multipurpose facility. All three will be affiliated with the new Child, Youth and School Services sports complex on main post.

  • Yellow Ribbon Fund Keeps Troops' Families Mobile

    Jul 7, 2009

  • Recent training helps Belvoir civilians save a life

    Jul 7, 2009

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 7, 2009) -- Members of the acquisition community are often recognized for the systems they provide -- which saves lives. Rarely do those same people save lives with their own hands, as was the case, June 18.

  • 'it's nothing personal'

    Jul 7, 2009

    He might have gotten into the martial arts for the wrong reasons, but Louis Davis seems determined to finish his taekwondo career in the right way. "I started when I was about 14 years old," Davis said. "I learned everything backwards. At that time, I was a kid with a chip on my shoulders. "The man upstairs put martial arts in my path to prevent me from going down a very bad road." Instead, he chose a route that led him into the Army nearly 15 years ago. Now a 38-year-old sergeant with the 602nd Forward Support Company, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Davis is much nearer the end of his competitive athletic career than the beginning. This weekend, he will take part in the USA Taekwondo Senior National Championships in Austin, Texas.

  • Reserve Soldier joins president for 4th of July

    Jul 7, 2009

    As the fireworks exploded above the Washington Monument, Army Reserve Spc. David Hutchinson enjoyed the blooms of color from one of the best views in the district, the White House's South Lawn.

  • Flying 8-Balls:The Ploesti Raid.

    Jul 7, 2009

    U.S. Army Air Forces conducts daring and costly low-level attack on the Ploesti Oil Fields, Rumania

  • Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance: helping heroes in times of need

    Jul 7, 2009

  • RDECOM warrant officer named Military Suggester of the Year

    Jul 7, 2009

    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Jason A. Greegor, a military advisor with the Development, U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command's Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center in Warren, Michigan was honored as the 2008 Military Suggester of the Year by the Secretary of the Army, Honorable Pete Geren.

  • Army picks top student teams for eCYBERMISSION

    Jul 7, 2009

    Four student teams earned national titles in the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION program July 2 in a ceremony that showcased the students' science, math and technology skills while earning those on the winning teams $5,000 in Savings Bonds. eCYBERMISSION awarded a total of $1.2 million to 6th through 9th grade students on 96 teams that won at some level of the competition.

  • Col. Brewer quote

    Jul 7, 2009

    Presidio of Monterey Garrison Commander Col. Darcy A. Brewer

  • Watervliet Arsenal: Forging steel and families of strength

    Jul 7, 2009

    When the last machine is turned off each day there is an eerie sense that all is not done at the historic Watervliet Arsenal. Among the buildings that some date back to the 1800s, are machines that have felt the touch of hundreds, if not thousands, of machinists. Many of those machinists are no longer alive today in a natural sense. But from machinists' palm grease, sweat, and blood that they have shed through the years some say their spirit remains each day, each night, and maybe, forever.

  • MRAP rollover simulator saves lives in Afghanistan

    Jul 7, 2009

    According to Army statistics, 144 non-hostile related Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle rollover incidents were reported from Nov. 1 2007, through March 31, 2008. U.S. servicemembers increasingly use the MRAP in combat because of its ability to withstand improvised explosive devices. However, because of growing concern about the MRAP's susceptibility to roll, the MRAP Egress Trainer was designed and is currently being fielded in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers first to field new grenade launcher

    Jul 7, 2009

    The barrels were hot in the Army's charter fielding of the new M-320 grenade launcher as Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division fired the weapons for the first time.

  • 'Wagonmasters' hone skills during exercise

    Jul 7, 2009

    Members of the headquarters, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), spent June 15 through 25 in a virtual Iraq, providing support to Multi-National Division - North.

  • The eyes of AAFES are upon you

    Jul 7, 2009

  • Old Guard Change of Command

    Jul 7, 2009

  • ARNG team gives special welcome home to all wounded

    Jul 7, 2009

    ARNG team gives special welcome home to all wounded

  • Spartan Brigade under new leadership

    Jul 7, 2009

    Col. Christopher L. Spillman took command of the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade in a ceremony at the Main Post Parade Field June 23.

  • 18th Fires Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 7, 2009

    A crucial element of the 82nd Airborne Division's "King of Battle," the 18th Fires Brigade received its new commander June 24, as Col. Wilson A. Shoffner assumed command of the unit, which was commanded by Col. Christopher F. Bentley for the past two years.

  • Safety Center adds two Web-based tools for deployed Soldiers

    Jul 7, 2009

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness and Safety Center has launched two new Web applications to better assist leaders and Soldiers in mitigating risk while forward deployed to areas with limited internet connectivity.

  • Paratrooper injured in Iraq parachutes into Key West

    Jul 7, 2009

    A paratrooper injured in Iraq took the final step in his recovery the last week of June - a step out the tailgate of a military aircraft into the skies above Key West, Fla.

  • U.S. Academy Prep School cadets help make a house a home

    Jul 7, 2009

    Cadet Candidates from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, N.J., volunteer their time and begin work on restoring the exterior paint and landscaping of a home in Neptune, N.J., as part of Coastal Habitat for Humanity's "A Brush With Kindness" program.

  • New engineer excavator stands up to anti-tank mine

    Jul 7, 2009

    The Army's new High Mobility Engineer Excavator saved the life of a Soldier in Iraq May 29, when an anti-tank mine exploded as he was digging a culvert trench near South Balad Ruz.

  • New adrenline rush at Camp Darby

    Jul 7, 2009

    A new and exciting program is starting at Camp Darby this August. As part of Warrior Adventure Quest, Camp Darby Outdoor Recreation has a new paintball course and equipment. According to ODR Program Manager, Robert Collodi, players are divided in two groups to simulate a battle against each other using compressed air pistols commonly referred to as "markers" and bio-safe paintballs.

  • EOD Soldiers view 'The Hurt Locker'

    Jul 7, 2009

    Fast-paced, heart-stopping, explosive action fills the new movie The Hurt Locker, even though Soldiers say many of the scenes are inaccurate.

  • Celebrating Independence Day at the American Beach

    Jul 7, 2009

    Hundreds of visitors flocked to the American Beach in Tirrenia to celebrate Independence Day with games, barbecue, sports and fireworks. American classic touch football and beach volleyball had Americans and Italians laughing and diving in the sand. While children enjoyed coloring on a huge wall mural, making sand candy out of colored sugar and running around waving American flags.

  • Benning boasts Army's top drill sergeant

    Jul 7, 2009

    For the first time in more than two decades, the Army's top active-duty drill sergeant hails from Fort Benning. SSG Michael Johnston of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, is the 2009 winner after a weeklong competition that tested the service's best drill sergeants on warrior tasks, battle drills and their ability to instruct young Soldiers. It took place June 21-26 at Fort Monroe and Fort Eustis in Virginia.

  • Combined Arms Center tests wikis to update tactics, techniques and procedures

    Jul 7, 2009

    The Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate and Battle Command Knowledge System, part of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, KS have launched a test allowing Soldiers and leaders to make real time updates to the Army's Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP) via a wiki environment. The intent is to accelerate the creation and sharing of knowledge, as compared to typical timeframes for staffing revisions to Field Manuals (FMs).

  • Quartermaster Co. repair Soldiers' clothing

    Jul 7, 2009

  • Sustainers partner to improve Iraqi Army food service

    Jul 7, 2009

    CAMP UR, Iraq - Sustainers visited an Iraqi Army dining facility to observe the IA food operations and service here June 20.

  • Transportation Soldiers adapt to ever-changing mission

    Jul 7, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The Soldiers of 3rd Platoon, 70th Transportation Company, 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have adapted to ever-changing mission requirements here.

  • Biden, Odierno preside over naturalization ceremony in Iraq

    Jul 7, 2009

    Vice President Joe Biden and Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, commander of Multinational Forces Iraq, presided over a July 4 naturalization ceremony in which 237 servicemembers deployed to Iraq became American citizens.

  • Russia allows transit for Afghanistan-bound U.S. troops

    Jul 7, 2009

    An agreement signed in Moscow today permits the United States to transit troops and weapons across Russian territory en route to Afghanistan.

  • NCOs need to look to the left

    Jul 7, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Sgt. Guillermo Martinez Quintana, a native of Mayaguez, P.R., says that every noncommissioned officer needs to look to his left.

  • Second lady visits Bamberg, Schweinfurt

    Jul 7, 2009

    Dr. Jill Biden visited with U.S. troops and family members in Germany over the Independence Day weekend. Biden said the administration is trying to raise awareness about improving educational and health care benefits for veterans, servicemembers and military family members.

  • Wounded Warrior Diaries: Family heals together, stays together

    Mar 1, 2012

    A retired Army captain who survived third-degree burns over 30 percent of his body while stationed in Iraq believes that through family, faith and a lot of hard work, anything can be overcome.

  • M's celebrate Army's birthday with Fort Lewis Soldiers

    Jul 6, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Barnes walked toward the mound at Safeco Field, while approximately 25,000 spectators cheered him on. Within seconds, the ball left his hand and traveled 60 feet and 6 inches across home plate. The whole ceremonial process of throwing the first pitch at a Major League baseball game, including walking on and off the field, went as quickly as the fastball he threw.

  • NBA all-star shows his appreciation to Fort Lewis

    Jul 6, 2009

    Former University of Washington and current Portland Trailblazer star Brandon Roy, and Seattle Seahawk linebacker and first round draft pick Aaron Curry visited Fort Lewis to sign autographs, talk with fans and show their appreciation for Soldiers and their families.

  • Fort Lewis unit 'ready for anything'

    Jul 6, 2009

    The 'Outlaws' from 62nd Chemical Company, 23rd Chemical Battalion hone their skills at Yakima Training Center.

  • Fort Lewis, prison share unique goal of restoring native prairie land

    Jul 6, 2009

    The relationship might be an unconventional one, but together Fort Lewis and the Stafford Creek Correctional Facility share a common goal - restoring native prairies. The grasses native to the prairies, which are primarily located at Fort Lewis, have been crowded out by invasive species. Stafford Creek offenders began the reintroduction process of indigenous prairie grasses by sowing five different types, while Fort Lewis will later receive the cells and plant them in an on-post nursery.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers learn about biometrics at JRTC

    Jul 6, 2009

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in a biometrics class at the Joint Readiness Training Center as part of their training for the unit's upcoming deployment to Iraq. Biometrics is the science of using physiological features, such as fingerprints or irises, as a method of identification, said James Langston, the class instructor and JRTC field support engineer. In the field, said Langston, one of the key pieces of biometrical equipment is the Handheld, Interagency, Identity Detection Equipment, which debuted in 2004.

  • Research labs set on 'cognitive radio' technology for Warfighter support

    Jul 6, 2009

    The development of cognitive radios is designed to help locate vacant frequencies faster and thereby help the Soldier in maintaining constant communications.

  • Fort Lewis obedience classes response to banned dog policy

    Jul 6, 2009

    An Army policy banning aggressive-breed dogs from on-post housing, coupled with the occasional dog attack occurring on Fort Lewis, led to The Pet Brigade's decision that it was time to do something. Two weeks ago, the Pet Brigade started offering dog obedience classes.

  • Commentary: Weight gain leads to new mission

    Jul 6, 2009

    It's funny how increased weight and poor conditioning can sneak up on you. It's even funnier that the solution can be right under your nose, if you just look for it.

  • Fort Lewis Stryker brigade 'trained and ready'

    Jul 6, 2009

    Emboldened by thin coalition presence, strong tribal allegiances and radical doctrine that would return Afghanistan to seventh-century Shariah law, the Taliban has tightened its grip on the southern part of the country. But a U.S. force is en route to inconvenience the jihad. "We're going to the heart, the birthplace of the Taliban," said Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Prosser, the senior enlisted Soldier of 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. "(The Taliban) had better pray 10 times a day instead of five, because we're bringing a lot of folks with a lot of guns and we're bringing hell with us."

  • Fort Lewis Stryker brigade marks its departure for Afghanistan

    Jul 6, 2009

    The six battalions and cavalry squadron that make up 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division formed on Watkins Field June 19, signaling the end of preparations for war by "the most advanced ground combat formation in history," according to their commander.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers harness new skills

    Jul 6, 2009

    An infantryman's long education isn't over when he graduates from his One Station Unit Training. There are a multitude of special skills unique to certain units that must be learned and practiced.

  • The mounted beach patrol

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Doing their part to support the Fort Irwin/NTC mission

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Army program designed to advance senior civilian careers

    Jul 6, 2009

    Army program designed to advance senior civilian careers

  • 93rd Signal Bde. celebrates Signal Corps anniversary

    Jul 6, 2009

    93rd Signal Bde. celebrates Signal Corps anniversary

  • Harbormaster transitions from research and development

    Jul 6, 2009

    CERDEC leveraged its congressional plus-up funding to move essential technology to the production stage for the Harbormaster system.

  • 97th Trans. Co. returns to Eustis after deployment

    Jul 6, 2009

    97th Trans. Co. returns to Eustis after deployment

  • July 6 3 p.m. OPCA Conference Room Media Round Table

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Garrison Headquarters and Headquarters Company activates at Fort Eustis

    Jul 6, 2009

    Garrison Headquarters and Headquarters Company activates at Fort Eustis

  • Selection Box

    Jul 6, 2009

  • Future Army C4ISR facilities a convergence of many goals

    Jul 6, 2009

    The future home of Army C4ISR at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., will provide a more cohesive operating and physical location compared to the multitude of scattered buildings at Fort Monmouth, N.J.

  • 5-159th Avn. Regt. spouses get a special ride

    Jul 6, 2009

    5-159th Avn. Regt. spouses get a special ride

  • Tallman Arrives

    Jul 6, 2009

  • 7th Sust. Bde. helps out with Achievable Dream

    Jul 6, 2009

    7th Sust. Bde. helps out with Achievable Dream

  • Drill sergeants compete at Forts Eustis, Monroe for army's top spot

    Jul 6, 2009

    Drill sergeants compete at Forts Eustis, Monroe for army's top spot

  • Agri-business development team plants seeds of hope for Afghan people

    Jul 6, 2009

    Teams of National Guardsmen from Missouri and 11 other farm-belt states are deploying to Afghanistan on year-long tours to to help Afghanistan attain a functional level of prosperity and self-sustainability through improved agricultural methods.

  • RDECOM NCOs participate in local parade

    Jul 6, 2009

    Command Sergeant Major Hector Marin, of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, and SFC Amin Henriquez, operations NCO, stand next to the Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle in which they rode during the parade. CSM Marin led the military contingent's parade of vehicles as part of the Aberdeen Proving Ground's salute to the Year of the NCO.

  • Deputy Undersecretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health

    Jul 6, 2009

    The office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health (DASA-ESOH) provides policy, programming and oversight of the Army's ESOH programs.

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