Archive: Sep 2009

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  • Fort Riley, Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers work together on trench project

    Sep 23, 2009

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Soldiers from Fort Riley and Fort Leonardwood, Mo., are working together for the benefit of both installations. The 94th Engineer Battalion is a construction effects battalion from Fort Leonardwood. It includes two horizontal companies, one vertical company, and a survey and design section.

  • Re-organization of Warrior Transition Battalion gradual transition

    Sep 23, 2009

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - The Warrior Transition Battalion is made up of Soldiers who require complex medical care. These individuals require care because they were either wounded in combat or became ill or injured in a non-combat situation.

  • K-State Women's Basketball Team visits Durable's domain

    Sep 23, 2009

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - As coaches and players from the Kansas State University women's basketball team stepped into the 1st Sustainment Brigade headquarters Sept. 16, an air of excitement followed them through the door.

  • Fort Riley hosts Air Assault training

    Sep 23, 2009

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - After a two-mile run, a six-mile road march, an obstacle course, hundreds of push-ups, orientation flights and classroom work, it's safe to say Soldiers taking the Air Assault Course are tired. But the fun isn't dying out anytime soon, and neither is their enthusiasm.

  • Cone takes command of III Corps, Fort Hood

    Sep 23, 2009

  • 2009 Congressional Medal of Honor Society held its 51st Annual Convention in Chicago, IL with Multip

    Sep 23, 2009

    The annual Medal of Honor (MOH) Society week-long convention was held in Chicago, IL. United States Army Public Affairs-Midwest collaborated with the 2009 MOH Convention Host Committee, to bring multiple military assets to Chicago to participate in the numerous activities held throughout the week. An Outreach Program was established to get the 58 Medal of Honor Recipients out in the community interacting with the public, helping gain awareness and support for our great heroes. Some of the events included a Welcome Reception at the Union League Club of Chicago; Memorial Service in memory of their fellow MOH recipients that have passed since the last year's convention; 'Medal of Honor Day' at Wrigley Field with the Chicago Cubs; recognition during a Naturalization Ceremony for 150 American Citizens at Daley Plaza by Secretary of State Jessie White and the Mayor's Office of Special Events, and a Patriot Award Dinner with Gary Sinise as the emcee. In addition, a military escort program was established to greet each MOH recipient upon their arrival at the airport and escort them all week to dinners, performances by the Army Down Range Chorus, a private tour to the Chicago History Museum, and a Golf Tournament at Cantigny Park, just to name a few.

  • Live Fire: 2BCT Paratroopers train for combat during combined arms, live fire exercise

    Sep 23, 2009

    Replicating as closely as possible the experience of combat was the goal during the combined-arms, live fire training conducted recently by platoons from 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Live Fire: 2BCT Paratroopers train for combat with platoon live fire exercise

    Sep 23, 2009

    Replicating as closely as possible the experience of combat was the goal during the combined-arms, live fire training conducted recently by platoons from 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Al Quibla market helps bring 'sense of normalcy' to Basrah neighborhood

    Sep 23, 2009

    "If you build it, they will come" is a line made famous by the 1989 film "Field of Dreams." With the completion of the al Quibla market in Basrah City, it's a line the Basrah Provincial Reconstruction Team, civil affairs Soldiers from 17th Fires Brigade and Iraqi contractors hope rings true.

  • R&D NCO's gather to strengthen their corps

    Sep 23, 2009

    Non-commissioned officers from the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command gathered to strengthen their unity and focus during professional development training at the Communication-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center at Fort Monmouth, N.J. Sep. 9-11.

  • Vice president's wife discusses Guard 'Yellow Ribbon' program

    Sep 23, 2009

    Dr. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joseph Biden, met Monday with Maj. Gen. Joseph Taluto, the adjutant general of New York.

  • Team Redstone celebrates Hispanic heritage

    Sep 23, 2009

    Several hundred people joined Team Redstone to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during an observance at Bob Jones auditorium on Sept. 23.

  • National Resource Directory Web Site

    Sep 23, 2009

    What is it' The National Resource Directory (NRD) is an online tool for wounded, ill and inA,A!jured service members, veterans, their families, and those who support them. It provides access to more than 11,000 services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. The NRD is a collaborative partnership among the Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs. The information contained within the NRD is from federal, state and local governmental agencies; Veterans service and benefit organizations; non-profit and community-based organizations; academic institutions and professional associations who provide assistance to wounded warriors and their families.

  • USAMU Soldier takes gold at Benning match

    Sep 23, 2009

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shot their way onto the medal stand today at the 2009 International Rifle and Pistol Fall Selection "Champion of Champions" matches at Pool International Shooting Complex.

  • Alpha Detachment Strong Bonds

    Sep 23, 2009

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Chaplain (MAJ) Kevin Pies led Strong Bonds training for 20 Officers, Warrant Officers, Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers with Alpha Detachment, 1st Space Company (JTAGS-Europe) in August.

  • Sacramento District natural resources staff reaches out to wildlife conservation community

    Sep 23, 2009

    USACE staff shared the Corps' environmental stewardship message at the Wildlife Society's 16th annual conference in Monterey, Calif.

  • Face of Defense: Wounded Paratrooper Returns to Fight

    Sep 23, 2009

    Face of Defense: Wounded Paratrooper Returns to Fight

  • Humanitarian Organization for Wounded Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2009

    Humanitarian Organization for Wounded Soldiers

  • National Preparedness Month draws to an end

    Sep 23, 2009

    National Preparedness Month draws to an end

  • Tourney Offers Disabled Vets Fun, Rehabilitation

    Sep 23, 2009

    Golf Tourney Offers Disabled Vets Fun, Rehabilitation

  • Soldiers get in shape with CG's Spiritual Fitness Concert Series

    Sep 23, 2009

    Soldiers get in shape with CG's Spiritual Fitness Concert Series

  • Vets, Soldiers come together to refurbish Army's Skycrane

    Sep 23, 2009

    Vets, Soldiers come together to refurbish Army's Skycrane

  • Transition chief vows to protect wounded veterans

    Sep 23, 2009

    Transition chief vows to protect wounded veterans

  • Initial Military Training deputy commander visits Fort Eustis

    Sep 23, 2009

    Initial Military Training deputy commander visits Fort Eustis

  • 6th Trans. Bn. gets new command sergeant major

    Sep 23, 2009

    6th Trans. Bn. gets new command sergeant major

  • Soldier honored for bravery and sacrifice

    Sep 23, 2009

    Soldier honored for bravery and sacrifice

  • Army's top NCO visits Fort Jackson, talks about leadership, transformation

    Sep 23, 2009

    The Army's top noncommissioned officer said Soldiers' "dwell time" between combat deployments is increasing as the Army begins its most in-depth transformation since World War II.

  • Army's electronic warfare needs receive heightened emphasis

    Sep 23, 2009

    Protecting Soldiers from improvised explosive devices and providing them with an accurate and complete understating of their environment across the spectrum has brought about significant change in focus for the Army in the area of Electronic Warfare.

  • Army Gold Start Mothers screenshot for CORE blog post

    Sep 23, 2009

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jessica N. Hamilton

    Sep 23, 2009

    USASMDC/ARSTRAT Civilian Spotlight

  • Army Wounded Warrior Program Turns Five

    Sep 23, 2009

    Local community groups that want to help severely wounded soldiers have a new way they can get involved. The U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2), which turns five this year, launched a new program that provides information to local groups that want to help. Background AW2 started with a few hundred soldiers and now numbers more than 5,000 soldiers severely wounded since 9-11. At the foundation of the program is the AW2 Advocate, someone who provides personalized support to soldiers, veterans, and their families for as long as it takes. Severely wounded soldiers, veterans, and their families will need to adjust and re-adjust to the effects of their injuries for their entire lifetime.

  • Gold Star Mothers microsite screen shot for blog post

    Sep 23, 2009

  • Army mindset needs changing in order to help security forces, says Caldwell

    Sep 23, 2009

    The former State Department coordinator for counterterrorism discussed lingering challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying itAca,!a,,cs important not to abandon political and security objectives in order to avoid a similar fate that occurred in post-Vietnam.

  • Former ambassador discusses State Department's counterterrorism efforts

    Sep 23, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The former State Department coordinator for counterterrorism discussed lingering challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan Wednesday, saying it's important not to abandon political and security objectives in order to avoid a similar fate that occurred in post-Vietnam.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT NCO, Soldier of the Year to Compete for Top Honors

    Sep 23, 2009

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year have been doing preparation for the Best Warrior Competition to take place at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28-Oct. 2.

  • Iron Soldiers review; expand "basic" Soldier knowledge

    Sep 23, 2009

    Iron Soldiers review; expand "basic" Soldier knowledge

  • Medal of Honor recipient honored at White House, Pentagon; USASMDC/ARSTRAT Command Sergeant Major pr

    Sep 23, 2009

    The nation's highest medal of valor, the Medal of Honor, was recently awarded to an Army Soldier. If you missed this story, read about it here: http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/monti/index.html

  • There's no 'silver bullet' for Afghanistan, 4-star general says

    Sep 23, 2009

    Currently, Afghanistan is the major problem facing the United States, a four-star general in charge of training many soldiers who will end up deploying to that landlocked Asian nation said Tuesday. "Afghanistan is a very human problem," said Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, who heads the Army's Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Interactive Training for Property Accountability

    Sep 23, 2009

    Discover information on distance learning (DL) courses and links to websites where Soldiers can take or order property accountability courses online.

  • October 2009 Soldiers Magazine

    Sep 23, 2009

  • Valued readers

    Sep 23, 2009

  • 'On Target'

    Sep 23, 2009

  • BRAC

    Sep 23, 2009

  • Corps of Engineers recognizes safety milestone at major BRAC project

    Sep 23, 2009

    Workers at a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers military construction project recognized for nearly 500,000 consecutive hours without a single lost-time accident.

  • 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment participates in PANAMAX '09

    Sep 23, 2009

    Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters, with 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation regiment assigned with Joint Task Force-Bravo, lands on the flight deck during flight quarters aboard the amphibious dock transport ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) Sept. 15. Mesa Verde is underway for Fuerzas Alidas (FA) PANAMAX 2009. FA PANAMAX is an annual U.S. Southern Command joint and multi-national training exercise tailored to the defense of the Panama Canal, involving civil and military forces from around the world.

  • Iron Soldiers prepare to defend network

    Sep 23, 2009

    Iron Soldiers prepare to defend network

  • UAHuntsville All-American serving her country and its Warfighters

    Sep 23, 2009

    Former All-American outfielder with the University of Alabama in Huntsville's softball team and the UAHuntsville 2006 Top Engineering Student is now a member of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center team serving her country and supporting Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • Soldiers show support for six-year-old boy with cancer

    Sep 23, 2009

    Rachel and Alex Pertile have secretly paid for the meals of servicemembers when they see them out with their families in local restaurants. It was their way to show thanks to the men and women who serve in the armed forces. They never imagined the favor would be returned in such an inspiring way.

  • Can U tell me how to get to Sesame Street'

    Sep 23, 2009

    In the past several years, Elmo and Rosita's families have undergone some scary and confusing changes.

  • Petraeus draws 'big picture' for Soldiers at Infantry conference

    Sep 23, 2009

    At the Infantry Warfighting Conference Tuesday, Gen. David Petraeus walked nearly 2,000 Soldiers through "the big picture," in respect to counterinsurgency operations in the region that constitutes the United States Central Command, the smallest but most volatile of the six U.S. geographic combatant commands.

  • Soldiers bring care to people in need

    Sep 23, 2009

    Providing medical care to the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines assigned to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, is one part of the mission of the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element.

  • Hiking for the people

    Sep 23, 2009

    Not everybody in Honduras goes hungry, but many do. The tiny country is one of the poorest in Central America, with more than one in four Hondurans unemployed.

  • First female commandant takes reins at Drill Sergeant School

    Sep 23, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King made it clear that even though she just made history Tuesday, she was more concerned with the immediate future.

  • Fighting floods, drugs in Central, South America

    Sep 23, 2009

    Nearly a quarter of the 1,100 individuals employed in the American section of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, are Soldiers. And like the foreign nationals, American contractors, Sailors, Marines and Airmen stationed there, they support the mission of Joint Task Force-Bravo.

  • Cav trooper survives Sadr City sniper

    Sep 23, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. James Freed was pulling security by a brand-new soccer field near Sadr City on June 5, 2009. Like on other missions, his eyes were constantly darting from the streets to the buildings, the rooftops and the corners. And then it happened so fast he didn't hear the shot.

  • The Mechanic's Corner: Keep visibility high during rainy season

    Sep 23, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - A priority for mounted patrols is the ability to see clearly from inside a humvee and spot potential safety and security threats. Any obstruction to visibility is a hazard.

  • Today Belongs to History

    Sep 23, 2009

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" Little else but homes with cropped roofs just outside of ChiAfA..vres Air Base betray the peaceful farming community that this Belgian area has become through the years.

  • Rapid Magazine Repairs Enable CAAA to Support the Warfighter

    Sep 23, 2009

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity had to adjust its plans on repairs to one of its magazines when a request for ammunition came down from the Joint Munitions Command. Quick work by Army and Navy employees ensured ammuntion would flow to the Warfighter for a special request.

  • Iron Soldiers hone weapon skills, prepare for deployment

    Sep 23, 2009

  • 'Monumental' contributions liberated Belgium during World War II

    Sep 23, 2009

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" Inside a cramped brick farming shed in southern Belgium, 2nd Lt. Claude B. Cook had just fashioned an impromptu egg breakfast for his weary troops when he peeked his head above the windowsill after hearing a nearby firefight. Within seconds he was dead. Hit by wayward .50 caliber bullet at that exact moment, he was one of 12 U.S. Soldiers killed during the first day of the liberation of Belgium Sept. 2, 1944.

  • Jill Biden visits New York guardsmen, families

    Sep 23, 2009

    Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, met with New York National Guard personnel and their families following an appearance in the state with President Barack Obama.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers can now schedule DA photos, order visual information services online

    Sep 23, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Starting Oct. 1, Soldiers in Europe can schedule their official DA Photography appointments online, as directed by Headquarters, Department of the Army.

  • MPs advise residents to keep a watchful eye in wake of car break-ins

    Sep 23, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden Military Police are reminding families to not be "targets of opportunity." Last month MPs closed 20 cases of car break-ins that occurred in Crestview and Hainerberg Housing. All were linked to a U.S. military family member who, according to police, saw vehicles in military housing areas as easy targets.

  • Employees honored for saving money through Lean Six Sigma, years of service

    Sep 23, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Garrison leaders recognized employees for saving millions of dollars and having dedicated more than 1,400 years of service during a ceremony in the Community Activity Center Sept. 10.

  • U.S. Forces Europe bodybuilding champions crowned at Wiesbaden competition

    Sep 23, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A computer network administrator and a worship team leader took home the titles from the 2009 U.S. Forces Europe Bodybuilding Championship Sept. 12 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center.

  • USAREUR leaders join Wiesbaden NCOs for Suicide Prevention Training

    Sep 23, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A sea of green stared down at Sgt. 1st Class Lori Luster as she stifled a sob. In front of Gen. Carter Ham, U.S. Army Europe and 7th Army commander, and a crowd of 800 Soldiers, mostly noncommissioned officers, Luster fought to keep her composure.

  • 1-4 Infantry Soldiers return from Afghanistan ready to share lessons-learned

    Sep 23, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany - Soldier's of Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry (1-4) in Hohenfels, Germany, arrived home Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, after returning from an eight-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Post-deployment Families reconnect at Kailua Beach Retreat

    Sep 22, 2009

    Family members work together at Kailua Beach Park, Hawaii, during the first U.S.Army, Pacific Family building retreat, an event for Soldiers recently returned from deployments and their Family members.

  • Shotgun shooters qualify for 2010 World Championships

    Sep 22, 2009

    Five Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit earned berths last week on the 2010 U.S. World Championship team.

  • Women's Equality Day Observance: Much remains to be done

    Sep 22, 2009

    it has been nearly 90 years since the U.S. Constitution guaranteed women the right to vote and people should now ask themselves the question "How far have we come during that time'"

  • U.S. Army Materiel Command Aca,!" Logistics Support Activity, Logistics Information Warehouse

    Sep 22, 2009

    What is it' LOGSAAca,!a,,cs mission is to serve as the Army's authoritative source for logistics data, provide logistics intelligence, life cycle support, technical advice, and assistance to the current and future force; integrate logistics information (force structure, readiness, and other logistics data) for worldwide equipment readiness, distribution analysis, and asset visibility for timely and proactive decision making. As the Army transforms to meet the needs of the battlefield of the future, changes in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs overall structure, operations, and protocol drive similar changes in the logistics world Aca,!" moving Army logistics toward the Single Army Logistics Enterprise (SALE). The logistics demands of smaller, more mobile, rapidly-deploying task forces require transformation in the logistics processes supporting the Warfighter. Our goal is to be Army's pre-eminent provider of logistics intelligence, ensuring logistics enables Warfighters dominance on the battlefield.

  • Army Birthday at the Robertson Blood Center

    Sep 22, 2009

  • "Dragons" certify IA mechanics

    Sep 22, 2009

  • On guard at JSS Ur

    Sep 22, 2009

  • TRADOC Commanding General on flu prevention

    Sep 22, 2009

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and Col. Karen O'Brien, TRADOC surgeon, explain how to help mitigate the spreading of the H1N1 flu virus.

  • 1st Air Cav conducts presence patrol

    Sep 22, 2009

  • U.S., IA troops training the trainer

    Sep 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The role of U.S. combat troops in Iraq has evolved from the frontlines to the classroom, with efforts focused on training Iraqi Security Forces.

  • Phase maintenance ensures aircrafts remain battle ready

    Sep 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - While maintaining a constant presence in the skies to keep the local population safe from the threat of attacks from insurgents and criminals, aircraft of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade become well worn in the process.

  • Bringing the Smoke: Long Knife Trooper wins Fort Hood Boxing Championship

    Sep 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - When Sgt. Reshard Hicks was 10 years old growing up in Tallahassee, Fla., his grandparents couldn't seem to stop him from fighting during school. Fourteen years later, Hicks, assigned to the 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, "Long Knives," is still fighting, but found a much better venue at Fort Hood and III Corps' boxing tournament held at the base's Abrams Field House Sept. 9 - 15.

  • 410th CSB responds to military contracting requirements during PANAMAX 09

    Sep 22, 2009

    The 410th Contract Support Brigade's participation in PANAMAX 09 grows each year and this year was no exception as the unit's headquarters, the Expeditionary Contracting Command, deployed from Fort Belvoir, Va. to Fort Sam Houston, Texas to also participate.

  • Long Knife Soldiers receive interactive Training

    Sep 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Approximately 350 "Long Knife" Soldiers attended a class on sexual harassment and assault known as "Sex Signals" Sept. 16, at Fort Hood's Phantom Warrior Club.

  • Great experience

    Sep 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas (ASBP, September 1, 2009) - Sergeant James Borders is a frequent and welcome visitor to the Robertson Blood Center at Fort Hood. The non-commissioned officer generator mechanic stopped by the Robertson Blood Center at Fort Hood to donate blood and had a pleasant surprise. His phlebotomist, another non-commissioned officer, Sergeant First Class Ramon Quinones, was exceptionally skilled. "This is the first sergeant I've seen that could get a needle both in and out of me without me feeling it." As a regular donor at the donor center on Fort Hood, Sgt. Borders received an email through the online web application (www.militarylifeforce.com) letting him know there was a new shirt design available for donors. "I want the shirt but really, I feel like I am obligated at a time of war." Sgt. Borders serves with the 289th Quartermaster Co., part of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, an oft-deployed unit at Fort Hood. After donating, the blood is processed, tested, and shipped to support military personnel deployed around the world. To find out more about the ASBP or to arrange a military blood drive, visit the official web page at www.militaryblood.dod.mil.

  • It's been settled. The Army has found its elite fighters for 2009.

    Sep 22, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - More than 300 Soldiers from around the world slugged it out over three straight days at Fort Benning's Smith Fitness Center during the fifth annual U.S. Army Combatives Tournament, and individual champions emerged Sunday in seven weight classifications - bruised, battered and bloodied in some cases.

  • NCO Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Matthew Beach

    Sep 22, 2009

  • Two Family members diagnosed with H1N1 virus in FMMC

    Sep 22, 2009

    The 11-month-old child of a Henderson Hall Marine was diagnosed with the H1N1 virus Friday, Sept. 18. The Marine is not exhibiting flu like symptoms at this time. However, flu like symptoms may take up to seven days to appear after close contact with infected persons, according to Fort Myer Safety personnel.

  • Presidio firefighters qualify for world competition

    Sep 22, 2009

    Time is the mortal enemy of firefighters, since fire doubles in size every 90 seconds.

  • AMC Equal Opportunity/ Equal Employment Opportunity Roundtable

    Sep 22, 2009

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command held the annual AMC Equal Opportunity/ Equal Employment Opportunity roundtable here Sept. 15-17.

  • NCO Spotlight: 'Strive to be your best every day'

    Sep 22, 2009

  • Navy Training Day raises awareness of suicide prevention

    Sep 22, 2009

    In conjunction with the Army designation of September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and the National Suicide Prevention Week September 6-12, CIDDM used its Training Day forum to get the word out to the approximately 600 Sailors in attendance.

  • Patriot Day renews memories of '9/11' events

    Sep 22, 2009

    DLI observance of 2009 Patriot Day

  • Visit from Brig. Gen. McMaster kicks off distinguished lecturer series

    Sep 22, 2009

    Leaders in today's Army must be thinkers as much as they are fighters. A young platoon leader in Iraq or Afghanistan could easily find himself doing the job of a diplomat, a politician, an engineer, and a social worker, even while he remains focused on defeating the enemy in combat. To help leaders meet the daunting intellectual demands that modern warfare entails, the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team recently inaugurated its Distinguished Lecturer Series.

  • FEMA: Best emergency response is preparation

    Sep 22, 2009

    As National Preparedness Month draws to a close, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the best way for Soldiers to contribute to emergency response is to prepare themselves and their families for disasters before they happen.

  • DLIFLC's Korean School celebrates South Korea Independence Day

    Sep 22, 2009

    Celebration of Korean Independence at Asian School 2

  • Family of fallen Soldier builds vintage motorcycle in his honor

    Sep 22, 2009

    Thomas Barbieri loves it when people ask him about the World War II replica motorcycle he built, because it gives him a chance to talk about his son, T.J.

  • Soldier feedback vital to latest technologies

    Sep 22, 2009

    Meeting the needs of Soldiers in the fight is the top priority for senior Army leaders, but understanding those needs requires two-way communication.

  • Leaders discuss future of Infantry, Armor

    Sep 22, 2009

    "We're coming home, and we're damn excited about doing it," Maj. Gen. Mike Milano said when he took the stage alongside Maj. Gen. Michael Ferriter for the Infantry Warfighting Conference State of the Infantry and Armor address.

  • Ft. Detrick Volksmarch for the Prevention of Suicide

    Sep 22, 2009

    Over 350 Soldiers, family members and Army Civilians gathered at Nallin Pond Sept. 3 for a two-mile Volksmarch for the Prevention of Suicide. Major Gen. James K. Gilman, Commander, Medical Research and Material Command spoke to the crowd before the volksmarch, and highlighted the need for a holistic approach to combat rising suicide rates in the Army. The march had fourour checkpoints along the route where participants could find resources covering Behavioral Health, Physical Health, Spritual Fitness and Environmental Health.

  • ARNORTH Soldiers hone M-16, M-9 weapons skills at Camp Bullis

    Sep 22, 2009

    More than 50 Soldiers from U.S. Army North qualified with either the M-16 rifle or the M-9 pistol at Camp Bullis Sept. 15-18.

  • Third Army partners with Kazakhstan

    Sep 22, 2009

  • North Carolina National Guard hosts Botswana Defence Force officers

    Sep 22, 2009

    CAMP BUTNER, North Carolina - Major General William E. Ingram, Jr. and members of the North Carolina National Guard hosted officers from the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) at Camp Butner National Guard Training Center near Durham, North Carolina, August 17, 2009.

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