Archive: Jul 2009

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  • 3rd ID Honors Children at Gold Medal Ceremony

    Jul 23, 2009

    Vivianaiy Cimarrusti is just your average seven-year-old. She plays video games and is in a dance class. But Vivianai holds a burden no child should have to carry. Vivianaiy is part of a group of children who have lost a mother or father during Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Falcon Focus: CAB Completes Training at Fort Bliss

    Jul 23, 2009

    The plane landed and emptied its cargo of equipment, baggage and Soldiers. It was the arrival of Task Force Brawler back to Hunter Army Airfield, the last of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade's four task forces to participate in Falcon Focus a training event at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • 549th MP Co Honors Their Own

    Jul 23, 2009

    Honoring their fallen comrades, the 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion held a tree dedication ceremony, July 16 at Warrior's Walk at Fort Stewart.

  • Fort Rucker MPs return from combat

    Jul 23, 2009

  • Fort Rucker welcomes tandem law enforcement team

    Jul 23, 2009

    Civilians, Soldiers team up to protect Fort Rucker

  • Soldiers test Improved Outer Tactical Vest

    Jul 23, 2009

    Prior to any deployment, Soldiers learn the ins and outs of every piece of their equipment and gear they have.

  • 22d Chemical Battalion remembers Cameron's dad

    Jul 23, 2009

  • 3/69th BFV Crews Qualify at Table 8

    Jul 23, 2009

    Bradley fighting vehicle crews from Co. A, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted their crew qualifications, July 10 at the Red Cloud-A range.

  • DMOF: Working lab for new technology

    Jul 23, 2009

    Using cutting-edge technology, Tobyhanna visionaries have created a workspace that will showcase, test and demonstrate new methods and systems.

  • Year of the NCO: three-time Iraq vet continues to lead

    Jul 23, 2009

    "It's important to get Soldiers to understand that the Army really cares. We're in the people business. And, for a first sergeant, the most important thing is taking care of their Soldiers and the families that support them."

  • Reservist Uses Military Training On and Off Job

    Jul 23, 2009

    Any way you look at it, Reserve 1st Sgt. Mickey Hines seems to be in the business of protecting the public. If he's not serving as the first sergeant for the 326th Chemical Company, headquartered on Patton Road, then he is working as a warrant officer for the Florence Police Department. For more than 20 years, the two jobs have complimented each other - things learned on Reserve duty make him a better police officer, things learned as a police officer make him a better Reserve Soldier.

  • 30th HBCT troops, Iraqi Soldiers conduct traffic control stops

    Jul 23, 2009

  • Company C Soldiers prepare for Iraq deployment

    Jul 23, 2009

    On a hot July afternoon, a platoon of Soldiers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) waited for their turn at a known distance range at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • 113th Field Artillery Soldiers find little change in post June 30 operations

    Jul 23, 2009

    ADWANIYAH, Iraq - Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 113th Field Artillery Regiment, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, have found that little has changed in their operating area south of Baghdad since the June 30 security agreement went into effect.

  • Airborne medics train ISF counterparts on basic combat medic skills

    Jul 23, 2009

    BAGHDAD - With Iraqi forces in the lead of security in Baghdad, U.S. Paratroopers trained their partners on the importance and duties of a combat medic during a day-long training event July 22 at Joint Security Station Loyalty, Iraq.

  • U.S. Army Simulations prepare NATO commanders for Afghanistan

    Jul 23, 2009

    NATO exercise simulating multinational battle command structure in Afghanistan

  • Coming soon to a theater near you...

    Jul 23, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- A year ago Joyce Dodson won "Operation Rising Star," a military imitation of FOX's hit show "American Idol."

  • Army continues to honor Fort Eustis families through expanded services for children, youth

    Jul 23, 2009

    Army continues to honor Fort Eustis families through expanded services for children, youth

  • New wireless internet services offered to Bamberg Soldiers

    Jul 23, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Soldiers throughout the world are beginning to enjoy a new wireless Internet service. Through the Army Recreation Machine Program, the Family, Morale and Welfare Recreation Command is providing Soldiers with a unique Wi-Fi service. The project has been developing stateside for almost two years and is beginning to branch out to overseas installations.

  • San Antonio educators visit Belvoir

    Jul 23, 2009

    Every year, a group of educators takes the long flight from San Antonio to Washington, D.C., to get a better understanding and a broader appreciation of our nation's military mission.

  • Gerber Village homes becoming new again

    Jul 23, 2009

  • Engineers and Soldiers collaborate during 82nd Airborne's visit to RDECOM

    Jul 23, 2009

    Soldiers from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division continue their two-week tour of the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command's facilities and are using the opportunities to collaborate with the engineers and scientists who develop much of the Army's technological solutions to battlefield needs.

  • Gen. McKiernan Retirement Speech

    Jul 23, 2009

  • BBQ Safety in Garmisch "well-done"

    Jul 23, 2009

    After a Breitenau Military Housing Area resident brought the issue up at the last Town Hall, the Safety Officer, Fire Chief and Housing Manager saw a need to remind residents not to grill on their balconies for a variety of reasons.

  • Religious freedom brings hope, improves resolve

    Jul 23, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRA, Iraq - When I arrived in the United States seven years ago, I read the Constitution and found this document guarantees whoever lives within our borders freedom of religion, despite what I heard in Arabic media. I joined the U.S. Army and swore to protect and defend this document and I was surprised to find I enjoyed those same freedoms while in the Army.

  • New GI Bill transfer options take effect Aug. 1

    Jul 23, 2009

    Although the Post 9/11 GI Bill is not effective until Aug. 1, servicemembers may submit a request to transfer benefits to their spouses and children now.

  • Cemetery starts construction on 74-acre phase

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Fort Jackson National Cemetery is ready to begin its next phase of construction after the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded LW Construction, LLC a $10 million contract, officials announced recently.

  • Former post CSM has storied history

    Jul 23, 2009

    I met retired Command Sgt. Maj. Russell Anderson at an Association of the United States Army meeting. Like many of the other veterans I have spoken with, Anderson shared with me his unique journey.

  • ACS sends SOS to families

    Jul 23, 2009

    Fort Jackson Army Community Service recently started a program to provide services to surviving family members of service members. The Survivor Outreach Services, or SOS, program is available to families of service members who died either while on active duty or from a service-related illness or injury obtained while on active duty.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates 92nd birthday

    Jul 23, 2009

    "Tradition, Training, Transformation" was the theme of the first birthday celebration recognizing Fort Jackson's beginnings 92 years ago. On July 18, 1917, the installation was established as Camp Jackson.

  • Hayes embodies 'can-do' attitude

    Jul 23, 2009

    First Sgt. LaShan Hayes said that when she first became a Soldier, her leaders' get-it-done attitude motivated her to leave excuses behind.

  • Flu cases rise: H1N1 cases concentrated among BCT Soldiers

    Jul 23, 2009

    Fort Jackson's H1N1 influenza cases are steadily climbing among Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • Join our Facebook discussion on the 9/11 GI Bill

    Jul 23, 2009

  • Handover signals commitment to Iraqi government, Obama says

    Jul 23, 2009

    The transfer of Iraq's towns and cities to Iraqi control last month is emblematic of the U.S. fulfilling its commitment to the country, President Barack Obama said yesterday.

  • U.S. forces foster growth in Afghanistan

    Jul 23, 2009

    U.S. forces aided Afghan farmers and villagers recently in operations aimed at cultivating a brighter future in Afghanistan.

  • Aviation preps for flight

    Jul 23, 2009

    A photo slide show of mechanics and a crew cheif prep for flights

  • Tri-Border AFAP issue elevates to Dept. of Army

    Jul 23, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- A suggestion about the Military Spouse Preference hiring benefit, which originated at the Tri-Border Army Family Action Plan conference hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen this past February, has been selected as one of two European issues that will now be forwarded to the Department of the Army's AFAP for inclusion in its annual conference. If resolved at the DA level, the results could impact military communities around the globe.

  • Garmisch ACS Team celebrates history and looks to the future

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Garmisch ACS celebrates its first year of service along with the Army celebrating 44 years of Army Community Service. Its been a busy first year!

  • Five governors tour Afghanistan, mark progress

    Jul 23, 2009

    Five state governors visit Afghanistan to see the progress of the Agribusiness Development Team and greet Soldiers from their respective states.

  • Japan Olympic running coach trains U.S. Army Japan run team

    Jul 23, 2009

    The Japanese Self Defense Force Olympic training center has agreed to train U.S. Army Japan 10 miler team. The first assessment, July 21, 2009 was held on the school's Camp Asaka track.

  • On the job with E.O.D.

    Jul 23, 2009

    Photo slide show of EOD operating in Logar province, Afghanistan.

  • Logistics Modernization Program Expands Army Business System Enterprise Capabilities

    Jul 22, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The Logistics Modernization Program is spearheading an effort to reengineer the Army's IT logistics processes by creating a Web-based system to manage its supply chain. The LMP uses established industry standards to deliver integrated logistics and financial management capabilities that allow Soldiers to manage and distribute assets, maintain data, and conduct financial control and reporting duties. The LMP project office is part of the Army Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems.

  • Black Butte Lake park ranger teaches water safety to Operation Military Kids campers

    Jul 22, 2009

    Black Butte Lake park ranger Holly Myers taught water safety to Operation Military Kids summer campers Monday, July 20 at the Tehama County 4-H Club's Camp Tehama.

  • Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss groundbreaking

    Jul 22, 2009

  • Family Support Leads Soldier to Recognition

    Jul 22, 2009

    When Alabama Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Doug Witt received his 1st Sgt. John Ordway Leadership Award, the occasion brought back more than the memories of a 24-year military career. It also brought to mind the family - his wife, two teenage children, and parents and grandparents - who have provided support to a part-time Soldier in times of war and national emergencies. "My entire family has supported me in my military career," he said. "My wife and I were dating in high school when I joined the Guard in 1985. She was there to put me on the plane to attend basic training and when I returned from my advanced individual training. We married and she's stuck by me the whole time."

  • Changing the Course of Flight Testing at Redstone

    Jul 22, 2009

    Two new buildings on Redstone Arsenal - buildings 4836 and 4838 - represent a major step toward making the Army's Aviation Test Center of Excellence a reality. The buildings, built at the Redstone Airfield in support of the current Aviation Technical Test Center and the Program Executive Office for Aviation, were officially opened Friday with a ribbon cutting attended by about 50 employees representing ATTC, PEO for Aviation, the Aviation Engineering Directorate, Redstone Technical Test Center and the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center. The buildings are part of the Combined Test Team Developmental Flight Test Complex, which will eventually include a flight test hangar and other facilities. "These buildings fundamentally allow us to change the way we do flight testing in the Army," ATTC commander Col. Chris Sullivan said. "The opportunities these buildings represent for ATTC and RTTC, for PEO Aviation and AMRDEC are tremendous. They are already doing testing here today. These buildings will allow testing to accelerate. We couldn't be more excited about the opportunities they represent and we appreciate the partnership with PEO Aviation to build them."

  • Huntley makes initial visit to Tank Rebuild Center of the World

    Jul 22, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.-Since taking the helm as the Army Materiel Command's Chief of Public and Congressional Affairs, Col. Henry Huntley made his first site visit to Anniston Army Depot.

  • Marine 'Poolies' Step to Boot Camp

    Jul 22, 2009

    Mama, Mama, can't you see' "What the Marine Corps has done for me'" That military cadence - along with other favorites - could be heard from across the fairway at the Huntsville Municipal Golf Course on July 11 as more than 80 Marine recruits hiked 5.5 miles with "Molle Packs" on the grounds surrounding John Hunt Park. It was a first-time event for Marine recruiters and their recruits, who came together in a regional Marine Poolie activity that included recruiting stations in north Alabama and south Tennessee. Although the Marines are known for organizing various physical training events for poolies (slang for recruits) at their recruiting stations, this was the first time for a large-scale event at the Marine Reserve's Kilo Battery headquarters on South Memorial Parkway.

  • 2009 Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry--REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

    Jul 22, 2009

  • Donahue takes command of South Pacific Division

    Jul 22, 2009

    Col. Scott F. "Rock" Donahue assumes command of the South Pacific Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from Col. Janice Dombi in a ceremony July 21 in Sausalito, Calif.

  • Retired E-9s stay connected to their active-duty counterparts through E-9 Association

    Jul 22, 2009

    One local organization allows retired E-9s to stay connected to their active duty counterparts. Since 1977, E-9s in all branches of military service have had the opportunity to participate in the E-9 Association, which allows E-9s to meet in both social and professional settings to discuss ideas, information and share knowledge.

  • Army Materiel Command keeps Fort Riley ready for action

    Jul 22, 2009

    When a brigade deploys the Soldiers may be gone, but behind the scenes, the 3rd Battalion of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade, continues forward to keep Fort Riley ready for action. A part of Army Materiel Command, the 3rd Battalion at Fort Riley is but one part of the 407th, one of seven field support brigades managed by the Army Sustainment Command out of Rock Island, Ill.

  • New campaign streamers available now for unit flags

    Jul 22, 2009

    Five new campaign streamers have been approved for use on Army and unit flags. Three streamers represent named campaigns in Iraq, and two represent named campaigns in Afghanistan.

  • Symposium sets top five issues for wounded warriors

    Jul 22, 2009

    The top issues for wounded warriors across the nation were discussed at the 5th annual Army Wounded Warrior Program Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, July 14-16.

  • Wheelchair basketball helps warriors get back in game

    Jul 22, 2009

    It was another battle within the beltway, this time on wheels, as Walter Reed Army Medical Center faced the National Naval Medical Center for bragging rights in wheelchair basketball Tuesday.

  • 2009 Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry

    Jul 22, 2009

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    Jul 22, 2009

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    Jul 22, 2009

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    Jul 22, 2009

  • Below-knee amputee runs for berth in 2012 Paralympics

    Jul 22, 2009

    Sgt. Jerrod Fields capped his track and field season by winning a gold medal at the 2009 Endeavor Games and is setting his sights on the 2012 Paralympics.

  • Army Ground Forces Band: Back by popular demand at 'The Fred'

    Jul 22, 2009

    One of the Army's three national touring bands, U.S. Army Forces Command's Army Ground Forces Band, will perform a free, public concert at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City, Ga. Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature rousing, patriotic music fit for an audience of all ages.

  • Greywolf Soldiers compete in grueling four day competition

    Jul 22, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, MOSUL, Iraq - U.S. Soldiers train to be the best day in and day out. Over a four day period in 110 degree weather the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held the Greywolf Best Warrior Competition in Mosul beginning July 16 to determine the most physically fit and tactically well-rounded Soldiers in the brigade.

  • Father, son Soldiers reunite in Heidelberg for R&R

    Jul 22, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Sons have followed their dad's footsteps into the military as long as militaries have existed, but in the case of one Heidelberg Soldier, his son followed him to Germany for some rest and relaxation, too.

  • Welcome Home: 18th Engineer Brigade returns after 15-month deployment

    Jul 22, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- After 15 months and more than 20,000 miles on the ground in Iraq, approximately 130 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Engineer Brigade returned to Heidelberg July 19.

  • Potential 'Green' energy solutions may yield savings in cost and lives

    Jul 22, 2009

    For one segment within the Department of Defense (DoD), less dependence on fossil fuels has been an ongoing goal for reasons related to both financial costs and human lives. A recent "Green" Command Post display explored the possibilities.

  • Stryker vehicle proves to be good fit for Pennsylvania Guard's cavalry troopers

    Jul 22, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - Decked out in pope glass, camo netting and possibly an ice chest or two, the vehicle begins to resemble a parade float. But Soldiers who depend on the Stryker each day at Camp Taji, Iraq, a base camp north of Baghdad, are fond of their "trucks" that bring a new level of versatility and mobility to the battlefield.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach breaks unofficial DoD record for supporting troops

    Jul 22, 2009

    By putting a little unity into community, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach reclaimed the unofficial Department of Defense record for "a human formation for troop support" during the Largest Desert Ribbon Event held July 10.

  • Soldiers give the gift of speech

    Jul 22, 2009

    After Soldier's from 1st Bn., 32nd Inf., 10th Mountain Division, heard about a village elder in the Kunar Province who had lost his voice box due to cancer, during a routine patrol, the Soldiers decided to help the man speak again.

  • Expansion at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jul 22, 2009

    Major renovation projects ensue at the Detroit Arsenal, Warren, MI.

  • Food storage facility now available in Panjshir

    Jul 22, 2009

  • Texas unit at home in Iraqi wilderness

    Jul 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - For the second time in four years, troops from a Texas National Guard unit finds themselves in the full time service to their state and nation supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • USAG Ansbach opens up new BOSS Center to rave reviews

    Jul 22, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- Stepping inside the new Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers Club at Katterbach Army Airfield was quite a surprise to many of the Soldiers here.

  • Knight brings Ohio elementary school a special gift

    Jul 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq -For one Soldier of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, going back to her hometown on a rest and recuperation break involved more than visiting Family members and relaxing.

  • Northwestern 'Neighbors' partner for medevac training

    Jul 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Recently, two Pacific Northwest-based Army National Guard units partnered in Iraq for medical evacuation training at the Air Force Theater Hospital here.

  • Texas Guardsmen ready to go home

    Jul 22, 2009

  • Panjshir hosts martial arts sports festival in the valley

    Jul 22, 2009

    Panjshir governer, Haji Bahlol, the president of the International Olympic Committee of Afghanistan, Zamir Ogbar, and members of the Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team attended a martial arts sports day festival, July 16. Due to improvements in security festivals like these are now possible.

  • AFAP issues from Europe forwarded for Army-level review

    Jul 22, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Two issues originating from garrison Army Family Action Plan conferences in Europe will be forwarded to the Department of the Army's AFAP for inclusion into its annual conference in January 2010 - and possible implementation service wide.

  • Dark Knights make firing range a safe place

    Jul 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers from the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, qualified on their M16 rifles at Sykes range here June 22-24.

  • Soldier, civilian united by green thumbs

    Jul 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - A splash of green. It's the first thing that strikes a visitor when he sees Chief Warrant Officer 3 David M. Craig's containerized housing unit-a splash of green in a sea of uniformity.

  • Soldiers post near record times in 8th Army Triathlon

    Jul 22, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The Eighth United States Army held its 2009 Individual Triathlon here July 18 where 26 Soldiers vied to set new 8th Army records for a ironman style event requiring a 400 meter freestyle swim, 30 kilometer bicycle run, and a 5 meter run. Times were fast but no records were set as Eric Reid, competing in the Men's Senior division, finished 1 with a time of 58:49, only 1:47 seconds from the record time set by Art Mathisen of 57:02 in 2006.

  • Soldier's Families enjoy cooking class

    Jul 22, 2009

    Cooking intructor Adelaida Delao demonstrates the wrapping technique for a perfect egg roll during a class held July 17 in USAG-Red Cloud's Pear Blossom Cottage.

  • Children learn and play in Camp Adventure

    Jul 22, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea- For the past two month's children from the ages 5-13 have been enjoying summer fun provided by the Community Activities Center and a group of individuals from the University of Northern Iowa during the Camp Adventure program.

  • Warrior Readiness Company welcomes new cammander

    Jul 22, 2009

    CAMP STANLEY South Korea - Lt. Col. James Burns, 2nd Infantry Division, Division Special Troops Battalion commander, presided over a change of command ceremony passing responsibility and command from Capt. Alex Glade to Capt. Matthew Maimone in the Camp Stanley Physical Fitness Center July 17.

  • Bamberg women empowered through running: Spouse group finds common spirit with Second Lady Dr. Jill

    Jul 22, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- A group of U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg women known as the 'Winning Our Wars' Fraus, continue to achieve great aspirations through solidarity and hard work.

  • Garrison commander accepts quality of life funds

    Jul 22, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson (right) accepts a check for $3,224.81 from Renee Acosta (center), President and CEO of Global Impact of the Combined Federal Campaign and Maj. Gen. Lawrence L. Wells (left), United States Forces Korea deputy chief of staff. More than $62,000 was earmarked for Family and youth programs in Korea. The funds presented are from those funds given by USFK personnel for Family support and youth programs. The CFC overseas is one of two branches of the campaign, the other being the branch for within the United States.

  • Mother of fallen 1st Infantry Division Soldier operates center to enrich lives of others

    Aug 20, 2012

    Aca,!A"Changing the lives of many,Aca,!A? is the goal of the Anthony Joseph Dixon Resource Center in Berlin, N.J. The resource center is named in honor of Spc. Anthony Joseph Dixon, who was killed in action Aug.1, 2004, in Samarra, Iraq while serving with Troop B, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Single Soldiers "Touch Up" History

    Jul 21, 2009

    Single soldiers of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program used their individual abilities as well as teamwork to assist in the restoration of the historical Hawaiian Railway here, July 15.

  • 'Nobody likes doing this'

    Jul 21, 2009

    Running a training event that Soldiers do not look forward to participating in can be a challenge, but leaders from Recon Platoon, 4th Chemical Company, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division do just that in operating a "CS gas" chamber. The training, however unpleasant, reinforces crucial Nuclear, Biological and Chemical defense skills.

  • 'Crawling' through urban operations

    Jul 21, 2009

    The rotation of personnel during the summer "permanent-change-of-duty-station season" can be challenging for units assigned to Korea's 2nd Infantry Division. The constant rotation in and out of country by large numbers of personnel can pose significant challenges for leaders focused on training Soldiers and ensuring their units are ready to "Fight Tonight."

  • U.S. Army Medical Research in Africa

    Jul 21, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> Officers serving with the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit - Kenya (USAMRU-K) are working to combat diseases in East Africa, while learning more about how to best prevent diseases among U.S. Soldiers.

  • Keris Strike 09 Opening Ceremony

    Jul 21, 2009

  • Social Media Links

    Jul 21, 2009

    Links to U.S. Army Forces Command's Social Media sites: Facebook and Twitter.

  • Australian officer presented with 28 combat awards

    Jul 21, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Schloesser, 101st Airborne Division commanding general presented Australian army Maj. Jason Duggan with 28 awards for Task Group 633.7's contributions while attached to Task Force Eagle Assault, during Operation Enduring Freedom IX.

  • Secretary Geren reviews troops in farewell

    Jul 21, 2009

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren was given a farewell review July 17, by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. at Fort Myer's Conmy Hall.

  • HHC USASMDC/ARSTRAT gets new first sergeant

    Jul 21, 2009

  • HHC USASMDC/ARSTRAT gets new first sergeant

    Jul 21, 2009

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command received a new HHC first sergeant when 1st Sgt. William Murphy assumed duties during the ceremony conducted June 5 at Peterson Air Force Base's Building 3.

  • Army colonel completes first spacewalk

    Jul 21, 2009

    Army Col. Tim Kopra participated in the first space walk of the Space Shuttle Endeavor, STS-127, on Saturday.

  • Soldier in Focus - Spc. Zachary

    Jul 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Spc. Shaheed Zachary currently serves as a truck commander for the military police platoon assigned to 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.

  • Iraqi Air Force rides with Air Cav on joint air assault

    Jul 21, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - As the Iraqi military continues its ascent to take control of their nation's defense and the war on terror, the ongoing joint training between themselves and the U.S. Army is more critical than ever.

  • Old Hickory Soldiers receive combat patch

    Jul 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The nearly 900 Soldiers of the 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, joined a select group when they received the coveted combat patch July 19.

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