Archive: Aug 2009

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  • Iraq drawdown moves into second phase as planners discuss challenges

    Aug 26, 2009

    As Multi-National Corps - Iraq moves into the second phase of the drawdown of troops and equipment from Iraq, it faces challenges ranging from the withdrawal of people and material ranging from roughly 80,000 servicemembers to a connex filled with pink roller skates.

  • The 402nd says a Hart-felt goodbye

    Aug 26, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 2nd of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade held a farewell dinner to say good-bye to their commander Lt. Col. Joe L. Hart, at the east morale welfare and recreation center here at Joint Base Balad, Aug. 15.

  • Tough love' for Iraqi Security Forces

    Aug 26, 2009

    Baghdad - Discussions between Multi-National Corps - Iraq teams from across the country addressed the transition of missions, bases and contracts to the Iraqi government based around a common theme - tough love for Iraqis as they take control of their country.

  • Train the Trainer

    Aug 26, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 155th Brigade Combat Team, qualified at Debro Range for the counter-improvised explosive device Level III training Aug. 20, at Joint Base Balad.

  • Romanian president visits Joint Task Force-East

    Aug 26, 2009

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania (Aug. 26, 2009) -- The president of Romania, Traian Basescu, and other distinguished guests visited U.S. and Romanian Land Force servicemembers Monday participating in the 2009 Joint Task Force-East exercise at the Mihail Kogalniceanu Airfield.

  • Women's Equality Day celebrates universal suffrage

    Aug 26, 2009

    Soldiers will celebrate Women's Equality Day Wednesday with lunches, lectures, fun runs and other observances across the Army.

  • 8th TSC Soldiers experience Japanese culture

    Aug 26, 2009

    In the middle of a two-week command post exercise at Camp Zama, a group of 8th Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers, based out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, took a break to enjoy the ancient culture of Japan.

  • Women's Equality Day: U.S. Army Pays Tribute

    Aug 25, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> August 26 of each year is designated in the United States as Women's Equality Day. Instituted by Rep. Bella Abzug and first established in 1971, the date commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, the Woman Suffrage Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave U.S. women full voting rights in 1920.

  • World War II Special Operations Unit Celebrates 63rd Reunion

    Aug 25, 2009

    A little more than six decades ago, Vernon J. Doucette was a sergeant in the First Special Service Force fighting his way north on the Italian peninsula during World War II. Doucette, who served in 4th Company, 3rd Regiment of the Force, remembers the campaign in detail. He, along with other members of the FSSF, along with families and friends, gathered Aug. 19 - 22 in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Canada's east coast for their 63rd annual reunion.

  • Army aims to stop flow of paper money to Iraq, Afghanistan

    Aug 25, 2009

    The United States hasn't gone cashless quite yet, but in Afghanistan and Iraq, that's the goal -- at least when it comes to the way the Army plans to conduct business there.

  • 100th MDB Completes Army Warrior Training with Team Building Exercise

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Although no tents were pitched or shower points constructed, the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) went to minimum manning on their city-saving consoles to conduct an Army Warrior Training exercise here August 22.

  • Army Contracting Command leader quote

    Aug 25, 2009

    Mr. Jeff Parsons, Executive Director, Army Contracting Command

  • Guard opens first Patriot Academy for dropouts

    Aug 25, 2009

    The Indiana Army National Guard is hosting the grand opening and dedication of the first Patriot Academy, where high school dropouts who want to serve in the Guard can earn their diplomas.

  • Blind Employee Overcomes Odds to Succeed

    Aug 25, 2009

    "Civilian Salute" is a series of articles that highlight Civilian Employees

  • Voice' of Fort Lee Gives All To Helping Others

    Aug 25, 2009

    This is part of a series, "Civilian Salute" which highlights Civilian employees who work on Fort Lee.

  • Individuals, organizations receive technology awards

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 20)-The 2009 LandWarNet Conference came to a close today with an awards ceremony at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

  • Army Field Band shares many special moments with Fort Meade

    Aug 25, 2009

    The United States Army Field Band and Alumni concert draws captive audience despite the rain. Housed inside the Fort Meade Pavilion, concert goers remained dry as the Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus illustrated why they are The Musical Ambassadors of the Army.

  • Detroit Arsenal Celebrates Women's Equality Day with a Health and Wellness Fair

    Aug 25, 2009

    Detroit Arsenal Celebrates Women's Equality Day

  • CERDEC labs set sights on 'Smart' technology for the Warfighter; Part II: Spectrum Managem

    Aug 25, 2009

    A 'smart' radio knows which radio frequencies are vacant, temporarily unoccupied, or occupied and acutely bounces from one to the other providing seamless, efficient communication for Soldiers in the battlefield.

  • Army Ground Forces Band braves threatening skies to entertain hundreds at 'The Fred' in Pe

    Aug 25, 2009

    Army Ground Forces Band braves threatening skies to entertain hundreds at 'The Fred' in Peachtree City, Georgia.

  • "Dragons" quick to assist

    Aug 25, 2009

  • ACB maintainers keep Apaches in air

    Aug 25, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - AH-64D Apache attack helicopter pilots are usually the ones that get all the glory in an attack aviation unit.

  • Army Community Covenant

    Aug 25, 2009

    The Community Covenant program is designed to foster and sustain effective state and community partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer to other states.

  • Global Network Enterprise Construct to Restore Balance on the Network

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Through the Global Network Enterprise Construct (GNEC), the objective is to restore balance on the Army's network in parallel with the Chief of Staff of the Army's goal to restore balance throughout the Army, according to Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson.

  • U.S. Army Commander in Europe: We have to build alliances

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- During the opening speech of the LandWarNet 2009 conference, Gen. Carter F. Ham harked back to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and drew parallels between it and walls that exist in the governance of the Army's network.

  • Program helps protect endangered species

    Aug 25, 2009

    A number of endangered or protected species such as the swallowtail butterfly, sand lizard, yellow iris flower and the exotic Zygaena carniolica moth are thriving on Baumholder's military training area.

  • Casualty liaison team to leave Ibn Sina Hospital

    Aug 25, 2009

    Baghdad - Six Soldiers with second platoon, 623rd Casualty Liaison Team, 10th Sustainment Brigade, at the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Ibn Sina Hospital here are scheduled to move with the 10th CSH to Sather Air Base, Iraq, in September after the U.S. gives control of Ibn Sina to the Iraqi government.

  • Soldiers work with local nationals

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Local nationals from areas around Joint Base Balad travel here every day to work with the Department of Public Works, enabling Soldiers to focus on their missions.

  • Army, employees win big with beneficial suggestions

    Aug 25, 2009

    Crane Army employees received separate cash awards and certificates of achievements for their suggestions to the program that saved the Army a considerable amount of money.

  • Leaders use battlefield incidents to train for Joint operations

    Aug 25, 2009

    A new integrated training that targets decision making and planning skills in crisis situations was demonstrated during the TRADOC Senior Leaders Conference here Wednesday.

  • Regional Director Visits the Detroit Arsenal

    Aug 25, 2009

    Russell Hall, Director, IMCOM Northeast, visits the Detroit Arsenal

  • Navy Reservists Gain Valuable Experience with Crane Army

    Aug 25, 2009

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity hosted 51 Reservists from CHB 7, 8, 10 and 14 Aug. 3-14 at its reserve compound, providing them with the opportunity to train and become certified on equipment and vehicles related to their trade.

  • Year of the NCO: Focus on three outstanding Baumholder NCOs

    Aug 25, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Editor's note: In recognition of their commitment to service and willingness to make great sacrifices on behalf of the nation, the secretary of the Army established 2009 as the Year of the NCO. Highlighted below is a look at some of the noncommissioned officers in the Baumholder community.

  • Support groups help Soldiers, families deal with traumatic brain injuries

    Aug 25, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Why am I like this' Am I the only one feeling this way' These are just a couple of questions Soldiers ponder when returning from a 14-month deployment with a mild traumatic brain injury.

  • Transformation: Wiesbaden construction projects in full swing

    Aug 25, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Change is coming to the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden in the form of big projects with big price tags. Through the summer of 2012 the Transformation Stationing Management Office will be overseeing more than 150 construction projects intended to transform the garrison at a cost of more than $300 million.

  • Chairman cites security as key part of Afghan strategy

    Aug 25, 2009

    Providing security is a key component of President Barack Obama's strategy for Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday.

  • 1st AD prepares for Iraq mission: Thanks German leaders for support during deployment

    Aug 25, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Two new agreements between the United States and Iraq governments have changed the combat rules for American troops. The nonbinding strategic framework agreement and a security agreement have carved out a different mission and a whole new playing field for 1st Armored Division troops set to return to Iraq by the end of the year.

  • VA simplifies compensation for post-traumatic stress

    Aug 25, 2009

    The Veterans Affairs Department is taking steps to help veterans seeking compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder, VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced recently.

  • Chris Barron and The Time Bandits rock Q-West

    Aug 25, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Chris Barron, former front man for the Spin Doctors and The Time Bandits, performed two shows at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq Aug. 10 and 11.

  • Washington National Guard Protects and Serves 13th ESC

    Aug 25, 2009

  • US, Japan, ROK agree to work together on HA/DR issues

    Aug 25, 2009

    Three chiefs of armies discussed the future of Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief during a meeting at the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference VI, in Tokyo, Aug. 25.

  • Army, Air Force Save $50 million for Taxpayers

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - As most U.S. forces in Iraq prepare for the largest strategic reposturing of forces in 40 years, Task Force 586 has already started the process.

  • 377th Theater Sustainment Command commander visits JBB

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, commanding general of the 377th Theater Sustainment Command out of New Orleans, toured the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) logistic facilities and talked to leaders and Soldiers Aug. 20 at Joint Base Balad.

  • Reduction in force means reduction in ammo

    Aug 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 23rd Ordnance Company out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, continues to assist with the withdrawal of Class V ammunition at Joint Base Balad, as MNC-I prepares to make reductions for the responsible drawdown of personnel and equipment in Iraq.

  • 8th Theater Sustainment Command employs capabilities of USARJ Command Center

    Aug 25, 2009

    About 70 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) deployed their forward command post (FCP) here Aug. 12 to the U.S. Army, Japan / I Corps (Forward) / U.S. Army Garrison, Japan command center to exercise their theater sustainment capabilities. The 8th TSC is the command responsible for logistics sustainment in the Pacific Theater, providing support from the factory to the foxhole for warfighters from Alaska to Korea, an area spanning 9,000 miles. This command post exercise also tests the reach back capability provided by the 8th TSC main command post (MCP), located at Ft. Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Main Command Post provides 'reach back' capability for 8th Theater Sustainment Command

    Aug 25, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) are once again refining their craft to conduct operations in the Pacific Theater with a command post exercise August 17 through 30 here. The exercise comes on the heels of the unit becoming fully operational capable, which makes the experience very important to training its veteran and new personnel alike.

  • Youth swim camp teaches art of fun, skills of swimming

    Aug 24, 2009

    Normandy Pool on Fort Bragg was the Mecca of cool, wet fun as children of all ages met for swim lessons the week of Aug 3 to 7. The Flying Fish Swim Camp was hosted by the Fayetteville Flying Fish Swim Team. The goal of the swim team, together with coach and swim instructor, Oscar Roverato, was to build each child's confidence being in the water and encourage them to also have fun. "It's about having fun and learning to swim," Roverato said.

  • Operation Homelink founder: Gift computers not free

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Internet-communications ready Dell "netbook" computers handed out to Families of six dozen Iraq-bound paratroopers Friday at the Hall of Heroes were not free. The computers were earned everyday by Soldiers and their Families, who do the heavy lifting for America. That was the sentiment of Operation Homelink founder, Dan Shannon, who, along with Troy West of Dell Computer, presented the Families of 75 paratroopers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division with brand-new, ultra-compact notebook computers, enabling the Families to communicate with their deploying Soldiers online.

  • Kids' Olympics brings out Fort Bragg's young athletes

    Aug 24, 2009

    Children from across Fort Bragg swarmed the Main Post Polo Field Saturday to participate in the 12th Annual Armed Services YMCA Kids' Olympics. The 78 children competed for medals in 10 events based on their age group and gender. Lynne Grates, director, Fort Bragg ASYMCA, encouraged the children to do their best, but to remember that having fun was the most important thing. "Just have fun. You're not competing against each other, just yourselves," said Grates. "Remember to encourage your fellow athletes and cheer for everyone today. Everyone is a winner."

  • Community celebrates paratroopers

    Aug 24, 2009

    The 69th National Airborne Day was celebrated by more than 2,000 friends, Family members and distinguished guests at the $22 million Airborne and Special Operations Museum in downtown Fayetteville, Saturday. National Airborne Day traces its beginnings back to 1940 when 48 Soldiers answered the call and became the Army's first parachute test platoon. On Aug. 16, 1940, these volunteer Soldiers performed the first official Army parachute jump and became America's first paratroopers. "We remember our brave and beloved servicemembers today who are deployed around the globe in service to our nation," said Col. (Ret.) Jim Huggins, the museum director. "This is a day of celebration and also one of remembrance."

  • At Fort Bragg, new motor pool an improvement for brigade maintenance teams

    Aug 24, 2009

    A newly-built motor pool is seldom a cause for excitement for anyone other than the Soldiers who will maintain it. But the new facility that houses mechanical support personnel from the 82nd Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team is a step outside the norm. The new 48,000 square-foot facility, which sits just off the southern end of Butner Road, features 12 vehicle bays, a unmanned aerial vehicle facility, organizational storage buildings, petroleum storage rooms, a hazardous material storage room and more than 128,000 square feet of parking space.

  • Fort Bragg Families receive free computers

    Aug 24, 2009

    More than 250 Fort Bragg Families received free desktop computers. The giveaway was part of a back-to-school event, sponsored by the Kramden Institute and computer manufacturing giant Lenovo Saturday at Albritton Junior High School. This year's event marked the second time the agencies combined to sponsor the event here. The first award day took place in 2007, in which 255 computers were given away.

  • Fayetteville organization shows military community how much they 'care'

    Aug 24, 2009

    When Spc. William Haubris, 20, returned from Iraq Aug. 6, he and other single Soldiers of the 18th Fires Brigade had packages waiting for them. The packages, given by Fayetteville Cares, were designed to prevent a Soldier from having to go shopping within 48 hours of returning from deployment, said Joanne Chavonne. The packages contained a toothbrush and toothpaste; shampoo and conditioner; and sandwich meat and bread, Haubris said. "I thought it was really nice that people treat you with respect and try to help you out as much as they can," he said of Fayetteville Cares.

  • 'One of the best' named Army clinical director of the year

    Aug 24, 2009

    Scott Mims grew up the son of a 30-year Army veteran. His mother, Lynnette, retired from Womack Army Medical Center after more than 20 years of service. "I grew up in this environment and I feel very comfortable with this population," said Mims, who in July, was recognized as Army Clinical Director of the Year in the same hospital in which his mother had worked many years ago.

  • Classes at Fort Bragg save time

    Aug 24, 2009

    The 4th BCT paratroopers graduated from the Contracting Officer, Food Ordering Officer and Project Purchasing Officer classes Aug. 4, allowing them to skip several days of training in Afghanistan. "These classes will save us time in Afghanistan," said Capt. Nathan Dorsch, assistant S-4, supply officer for the 4th BCT.

  • Fort Bragg's 1st BCT safety program recognized as Army's best

    Aug 24, 2009

    A brigade from the 82nd Airborne Division was recognized as the Army's safest brigade by the command sergeant major of U.S. Army Forces Command at the division headquarters, Aug. 5.

  • New program helps Fort Bragg Soldiers avoid potential fees while deployed

    Aug 24, 2009

    To help redeploying Soldiers avoid discovering their vehicle has been towed and they owe more in towing fees than the car is worth, the Fayetteville Police Department is working with Fort Bragg and has developed a program to help prevent Soldiers from coming home to a large, vehicle storage debt

  • Army Family Covenant: What it means to Fort Bragg

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Army Family Covenant has helped to improve and enhance Fort Bragg's existing Family programs and services. This is just one way for us to recognize that the strength of our Soldiers comes from the strength of their Families.

  • 'Greywolf' Soldiers, Families splash away summer heat

    Aug 24, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - For the Soldiers and Family members of 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Aug. 14, was an opportunity to gather for an end of summer pool party.

  • Soldiers from Fort Bragg's 20th Engineer Brigade reach enlisted milestone

    Aug 24, 2009

    Twenty-four Soldiers from the 20th Engineer Brigade held up their right hands and were sworn in to the Corps of Noncommissioned Officers at the York Theater Friday. The ceremony, the 20th Eng. Bde.'s first since redeploying in November of last year, was to recognize the Soldiers who had been promoted to the rank of sergeant and mark what is often a significant moment in the career of an enlisted Soldier.

  • Military and Family Members Enjoy A Day At The Fair

    Aug 24, 2009

    On August 14 the Monterey County Fair held a special Military Day as a way of recognizing the important contribution of the men and women of the armed forces. All those with valid active military ID, along with their dependants, were admitted free and offered discounted ride passes.

  • AMCOM Town Hall, Wednesday, September 2, 1300-1500

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Named Campaign Streamers for Unit Colors

    Aug 24, 2009

    <b>What is it'</b> On April 16, 2008, the Department of Defense (DOD) approved four named campaigns for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and three named campaigns for Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). A total of five campaigns are now closed and those streamers are currently available to replace the previous two streamers. Commands that are authorized the U.S. Army Flag, can now requisition these replacement streamers. Other eligible units that have already received campaign participation credit (CPC) must request their appropriate streamers for placement on their Colors.

  • First team remembers fallen comrade as true American

    Aug 24, 2009

    Family and friends will remember him as a Soldiers' Soldier and true American.

  • Army Research Lab educates hundreds of students during GEMS summer camps

    Aug 24, 2009

    Hundreds of middle and high school students were exposed to world-class laboratories and scientific experiments during the Army Research Laboratory's Gains in the Advancement of Mathematics and Science programs this summer.

  • Supplying the cavalry

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Army Capstone Concept balances winning today's wars with preparing for future conflict

    Aug 24, 2009

    "We have to be able to defeat the enemy, conduct security operations, and also conduct a broad range of activities while conducting stability operations - and be able to transition continuously across the spectrum of offensive, defensive, stability and civil-support operations." said Brig. Gen. H.R. McMaster, director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center's Concepts Development and Experimentation Directorate.

  • 1st ACB Soldiers pull no punches

    Aug 24, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - THUD! The sound a strike makes when it's delivered to the body.

  • 82nd Association Convention brings together past and present Paratroopers

    Aug 24, 2009

    Paratroopers of different eras came together to bond over their similar experiences during the 63rd 82nd Airborne Division Association National Convention held in Indianapolis, Ind. from August 19-22.

  • 1st Air Cav. Chaplains gather, discuss Soldier issues

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Hunting for the enemy and souvenirs

    Aug 24, 2009

    Hunting for souvenirs was an important pastime for many GIs during World War II and provided them with strong psychological benefits. "When Soldiers pick that object up, even though it may be years later, a memory is triggered and they're reliving that adventure once more," said one military historian.

  • U.S. Army Surgeon General quote for Army Medicine CORE page

    Aug 24, 2009

    LTG Eric B. Schoomaker, U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command

  • Please Add a Title!

    Aug 24, 2009

  • C-17 fuselage moves across country to new school

    Aug 24, 2009

    Fort Lee was the final stop in a unique logistics operation Aug. 22, as a giant C-17 cargo aircraft fuselage arrived from California to its new home in Virginia. Soldiers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade at Fort Eustis used an Army tugboat and Army Warping Tugs to push the fuselage on a floating causeway to a site on the Appomattox River. The 170-foot-long, 25-foot-high fuselage will become a part of a new multi-mode training site at Fort Lee, where more than 2,000 military students will be trained annually.

  • Spirit of America

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Soldier and Statesman: Tasker H. Bliss

    Aug 24, 2009

    "Why has this million youth come with songs on their lips to die out there...' Why do they think their death so well won' Ideals. ...peace and justice and liberty, and truth and righteousness." Bliss, July 4, 1918 Paris, France.

  • YES: Getting kids excited about science

    Aug 24, 2009

    YES, a Fort Detrick, Md., partnership with Hood College, encourages students to delve into science and engineering careers and offers a week's worth of hands-on experimentation, exploration and excitement.

  • Soldiers help develop emerging Army systems

    Aug 24, 2009

    Soldier designs and feedback are helping shape combat systems being developed at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., and Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Post parishioners anticipate new chapel

    Aug 24, 2009

    Construction plans for a 22,600 square-foot chapel on Guthrie Airfield stand in the works, according to Installation Management Command Chaplain (Maj.) Mark Mitera.

  • Nevada News

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Soldiers take time out to teach new shooters

    Aug 24, 2009

    Every summer at Camp Perry, Ohio, prior to the National Rifle and Pistol Trophy Matches, Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit take time out of their own training to pass their knowledge and shooting skills on to the next generation of American shooters.

  • Nevada Governor-Hosted Community Covenant Ceremony

    Aug 24, 2009

    Lieutenant Governor Brian Krolicki announces new initiative to document stories of Nevada's service-members involved in the Global War on Terror at the Community Covenant Ceremony on August 18, 2009.

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    Aug 24, 2009

  • MPs conduct property checks for vacationing residents

    Aug 24, 2009

    When Soldiers and Families spend several days away from home, their residences can become targets of criminals. However, Community Police can ensure their homes remain safe during their absence.

  • 'Squared Away' regiment rejoins TRADOC

    Aug 24, 2009

    After serving six years under Air Traffic Services Command (ATSCOM), the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment rejoined Training and Doctrine Command's (TRADOC) 110th Aviation Brigade. A transition ceremony held Aug. 13 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum marked the change.

  • Newman charges to 6th-place finish in Bristol

    Aug 24, 2009

    A calculated pit strategy plus a late-race charge resulted in a sixth-place finish for Ryan Newman in Saturday night's Sharpie 500 Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

  • Citizenship possible with ACS help

    Aug 24, 2009

    When defense of the United States requires Soldiers to serve in foreign countries, occasionally romance blossoms and Family status changes. Should Family status change while a Soldier is serving on foreign soil, Army Community Services (ACS) can help new Family members establish permanent legal residency.

  • Community celebrates paratroopers

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Seventeen-year old rises to the challenge, issues her own

    Aug 24, 2009

    When Jessica Zachar opened her local newspaper and saw fellow Harker Heights High School student Stephanie Graham's picture, she was both intrigued and challenged.

  • Commander promotes his hero at APG

    Aug 24, 2009

  • NCO provides a good example to the last day

    Aug 24, 2009

    Sergeant Michael White, of Baltimore, MD will soon be home. The Fort Hood Soldier is leaving service and will be using his Post-911 GI Bill to attend college in the fall. Since he was a Veteran, he received preferential placement in school and will study electrical engineering.

  • Selfless service: Soldier pulls pregnant woman from burning car

    Aug 24, 2009

    A few years ago, Brittany Bragwell's grandmother gave her an angel figurine that had the inscription, "Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly."

  • Law school available to junior officers

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education program. Under this program, up to 25 Army officers may be selected to attend law school at government expense while on active duty.

  • BenAfAt Laboratories' line of sight goes beyond cannon

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Army's BenAfAt Laboratories conducted in Albany Thursday its first Black Silicon symposium that was attended by more than 20 representatives from such institutions as Harvard, MIT, RPI, and the Army Research Laboratories. BenAfAt is well known for its work at the Watervliet Arsenal in research, development, and prototype production of large caliber weapon systems. What most people don't know, however, is that much of BenAfAt's research for cannon and tank development also enhances capability for a variety of Soldier systems, from infrared devices to stereo lithographic modeling.

  • Immunizations not just for kids

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Whatever age, whatever sport, protect the eyes

    Aug 24, 2009

  • 'Man's best friend' MP, dog deploy to Middle East

    Aug 24, 2009

    When most Soldiers deploy overseas, it is with fellow Soldiers, but Friday, 6th Military Police Detachment Cpl. Simeon Dunker deployed with man's best friend.

  • Birdies flock to Ruggles for charity invitational

    Aug 24, 2009

  • AUSA picnic hosts 90 Soldiers

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Third Army conducts combined arms rehearsal during Lucky Strike exercise

    Aug 24, 2009

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, Third Army/U.S. Army Central Commanding General, comments during a combined arms rehearsal for the unit's Lucky Strike Exercise at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Aug. 23.

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