Archive: Sep 2009

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  • WWII veteran warms wounded Soldiers

    Sep 11, 2009

    Support to Soldiers comes in many forms, and few things are more tangible to wounded warriors than the quilts that warm their recovery.

  • Families to launch docent program at Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 11, 2009

    Families who lost loved ones during the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon plan to mark the first anniversary of the Pentagon Memorial by introducing a new docent program - and they're looking for volunteers to help.

  • AMSC launches 2nd Annual Excellence in Education Award Program

    Sep 11, 2009

    Army Management Staff College (AMSC) is seeking Army organizations to apply for the 2009 Excellence in Education (EIE) Award.

  • Task force born on 9/11 still guards New York

    Sep 11, 2009

    New York National Guard Joint Task Force Empire Shield has continuously served since the 9/11 terrorist attacks eight years ago today.

  • AAFES takes Army Family Covenant message 'to the streets'

    Sep 11, 2009

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is hitting the road with a message that says the Army cares.

  • Contracting Career Opportunities

    Sep 11, 2009

  • New Contracting Brigade Activated at Fort Shafter

    Sep 11, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -The 413th Contracting support Brigade was activated Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. at a ceremony on Palm Circle at Fort Shafter. Brig. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, Expeditionary Contracting Command commander, presented the unit's colors to Col. Mike Hoskin, who now has the responsibility of leading the organization as it supports the warfighters on the battlefield by providing contingency contracting.

  • RDECOM holds 9/11 Memorial Service

    Sep 11, 2009

    Command Sergeant Major Carl O. Campbell, 406th Army Field Support Brigade, Army Sustainment Command, addresses the audience during the 9/11 Memorial Service at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Patriot Day Senior Army Leader Message

    Sep 11, 2009

  • Strong Food, Clean Water improves locals' lifestyle

    Sep 11, 2009

    The leading threats to the lives of Afghan children under the age of five are death at birth, diarrhea or starvation. In order to combat these causes, the international community introduced programs to fight malnourishment, and bacteria and parasites in local water.

  • 9/11 victims remembered in Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2009

    Servicemembers of JSC-A and 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command along with 30th Naval Construction Regiment Sailors honored the fallen during a Sept. 11 ceremony.

  • Kaiserslautern Reserve Soldiers take top honors

    Sep 11, 2009

    The 406th Adjutant General Battalion, Human Resources Company in Kaiserslautern, Germany, received top honors during the 2009 Army Chief of Staff's Combined Logistics Excellence Awards during the CLEA ceremony held June 2 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va.

  • Mannheim chapel's coffeehouse offers Soldiers, families place for fun, fellowship

    Sep 11, 2009

    Tucked away in the basement of the Coleman Barracks Chapel in Mannheim, you'll find a weekly gathering of pool players, musicians, singers and everyday folks gathered for fellowship on the last day of the work week. This is "Jacob's Well," and this is where men and women from all walks of life - both military and civilian - come to break bread, talk, listen and learn. This is the place where conversations range from religious faith and Christianity to the rigors of the past week and plans for the weekend.

  • Schweinfurt training area opens up for 173rd ABCT exercise

    Sep 11, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- The Army is constantly altering its training methods and objectives to fully prepare Soldiers for the current threats and contingencies. In an effort to meet these demands and increase Soldiers' readiness, Camp Robertson, part of the Schweinfurt local training area, has upgraded its facilities to provide the tools and equipment needed for collective pre-deployment training.

  • New NCOs to be honored at ceremony

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - More than 60 newly promoted sergeants and appointed corporals are expected to take part in the U.S. Army Infantry Center's NCO Induction Ceremony Sept. 25 at the Benning Conference Center.

  • Santa's Castle spreads holiday cheer

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - A stuffed animal for a toddler, a new bike for a teenager, a board game for the family - that's what Santa's Castle does, said Tiffani Cunningham, publicity coordinator for Santa's Castle.

  • Free combat-stress workshops focus on acceptance, open to community

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - The free workshops, broken into two daily sessions, are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 18-19 at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. They'll be led by Harold McRae, a professional counselor and licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice in Columbus, and Sarah Bird, a leading practitioner in energy psychology from Ireland who's worked as a personal development consultant for the past two decades.

  • Post cable company vows better service

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Technicians with Windjammer Cable, including the company's top regional engineer, arrived on post Tuesday to assess the amplifiers on Fort Benning that control the signal quality received on the installation.

  • Walk on the wild side

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Eye to eye with a 15-foot giraffe - it doesn't happen most every day, unless you're at Wild Animal Safari, that is, where it's nothing out of the ordinary. At the park, there are animals from six continents, everything from the American bison and blackbuck antelope to the Bactrian camel and kangaroo. But don't expect your typical zoo experience. On the 200-acre preserve in Pine Mountain, Ga., you'll get up close and personal with the animals. If you choose, you can pet them, feed them and, if you're not quick, be slobbered on by them.

  • Patriot Day: A time to remember, a time to prepare

    Sep 10, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> On September 11, 2001 nearly 3,000 people were lost on a single day -- a day that is remembered as the worst attack on American soil. Every year on September 11, which was designated as Patriot Day on December 18, 2001, we remember those who lost their lives and the people they left behind. Patriot Day is a time for reflection. It is a time to remember the brave first responders who risked their lives to save others. It is a time to remember the Pentagon workers who survived the events of September 11th but were still profoundly affected. But it is mostly time for us to remember those people who are no longer with us because of that horrible day.

  • New maneuver center insignia announced

    Sep 10, 2009

    When the first Soldiers of the maneuver center don new shoulder insignia during the MCOE activation ceremony Oct. 1, it will be a revised version of the new patch introduced in February 2008.

  • Register now for upcoming job fair on post

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - "Network and network early," Vickie Washington said. "Because it's through networks and contacts you've made that you may ultimately find a job."

  • Captain using Ironman to highlight Wounded Warrior cause

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - CPT Jason Tebedo has experienced at least half the pain of a triathlon. He'll face the full brunt next month. On Oct. 10, he's scheduled to compete in the Ford Ironman World Championship at Kona, Hawaii, an endurance race that leads participants over 2.4 miles of swimming through ocean waves, 112 miles of biking and a 26.2-mile marathon run.

  • 9/11 hero, Vietnam veteran to be honored next to World Trade Center steel

    Sep 10, 2009

    Retired Col. Rick Rescorla, a Vietnam veteran who died during the terrorist attacks on 9/11, will be honored with the unveiling of a bronze statue Sept. 17 at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center on Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Sierra demonstrates once again depot capabilities to senior leaders

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Essay winner asserts change needed in NCO education

    Sep 10, 2009

    "Educating the Strategic Corporal: A Paradigm Shift" took first place in this year's Gen. William E. DePuy writing competition on leadership.

  • Pentagon civilians reflect on 9/11 at year-old memorial

    Sep 10, 2009

    On the eve of the eight-year anniversary of 9/11, Pentagon employees who witnessed that tragedy first-hand took time to reflect from inside the memorial built to commemorate that day.

  • Colombia War College visits U.S. Army South

    Sep 10, 2009

    More than 25 students, from the Colombian Army, Navy and Air Force, participated in the visit which focused on essential Army South missions and training and areas important to Colombia. Members of Army South briefed the students on various exercises and operations to include Fuerzas Aliadas Panamax, Beyond the Horizon and Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarian, which are operations and engagements conducted with Latin American partner nations to help foster hemispheric security and stability.

  • OSHA JHA Triggers Safety Process Improvement for Army Palletized Loading Systems (PLS)

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Combat lifesavers suspend IV training

    Sep 10, 2009

    In a fragmentary order dated Aug. 25, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, commander of Training and Doctrine Command, called for suspension of IV training from the Combat Lifesaver Course in Initial Military Training for Soldiers, beginning Sept. 1.

  • 9/11 Pentagon victims recall their journey of survival

    Sep 10, 2009

    Sept. 11, 2001, changed the lives of all Americans.

  • West Point Trophy Point team place five in top 25

    Sep 10, 2009

    In June, the West PointDirectorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fitness Center enlisted 20 community women in a 12-week triathlon-training program to prepare for the Aug. 30 New York Diamond Girl Sprint Triathlon at Harriman State Park.

  • AMC Commanding General Presents Sec Army Award to JMC

    Sep 10, 2009

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commander, presented the Joint Munitions Command's Resource Management Directorate with the 2008 Secretary of the Army Award for Improving Manpower and Force Management at a ceremony held Sept. 2 on Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Buffalo Soldier Memorial Service at West Point

    Sep 10, 2009

    Retired Buffalo Soldier Sgt. Sanders Matthews (left); 1st Lt. Jessie Mooney, Military Police Company platoon leader and wreath bearer; and Col. Ricanthony Ashley, chief of radiology at Keller Army Community Hospital, Class of 1986 and guest speaker for the 48th annual Buffalo Soldier Memorial Ceremony held Sept. 6, placed the wreath during the ceremony and rendered appropriate honors.

  • Army Contracting Command Leadership and Career Opportunities

    Sep 10, 2009

    Mr. Jeff Parsons, Executive Director, Army Contracting Command

  • Robotics Rodeo demos technology to save Soldiers' lives

    Sep 10, 2009

    With all the displays down, robots safely packed away and evaluation sheets handed in, it was time to conclude the Fort Hood, Texas, Robotics Rodeo.

  • Encrypted key distribution over SIPR unlocks lifesaving capability

    Sep 10, 2009

    To avoid having to physically courier electronic encryption data known as encrypted key across the battlefield, Project Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T) has developed a new capability to send it electronically over the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET).

  • PT the Paratrooper Way

    Sep 10, 2009

    Paratroopers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division do morning Physical Training at Fort Bragg, N.C. Sep. 10.

  • Bikes Over Baghdad: X-Games athletes visit Baghdad

    Sep 10, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Crowds cheered and X-Games sports stars bounced off of ramps and concrete T-walls as Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers hosted "Bikes Over Baghdad" at Camp Liberty, here, Sept. 9.

  • Fort Benning Blog goes Live!

    Sep 10, 2009

    Fort Benning's Official Blog is now available! This is the place for anyone interested in learning more about Fort Benning.

  • Maverick fuelers fill important daily function

    Sep 10, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Radar and satellite equipment beep and flash, as information flicker across computer screens used for base defense.

  • 'First Team' reads for literacy

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Tour helps to 'stomp the stigma' out of mental illness

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Secret Service AIAD leads to meeting with President for West Point cadet

    Sep 10, 2009

    An Academic Individual Advanced Development trip is designed to introduce cadets to the world, to give them insight into potential majors or hands-on experience with chosen career paths. Rarely, if ever, does it afford a cadet the opportunity for face time with the senior person in the organization. However, for Yearling Sam Lough, his path to his summer AIAD with the U.S. Secret Service started at the top with the director, Mark Sullivan, and led to some one-on-one time with President Obama.

  • Soldiers earn bragging rights during Apache Olympics

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Soldiers relished the opportunity to compete against and among their fellow artillery brethren and enjoy time with Family members during the third annual 'Apache Olympics' Aug. 27 at the Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

  • 3rd ID celebrates single Soldiers

    Sep 10, 2009

    Games, food and fun set the tone for single troops of the Marne Division as the Fort Stewart Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program hosted Single Soldier Appreciation Week, Sept. 2-3. The event not only spotlighted single Soldiers, but helped boost Soldier morale and enhance Soldiers' quality of life.

  • Special project oversees orderly drawdown from Iraq

    Sep 10, 2009

    In line with the current agreement to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq by 2011, the Communications and Electronics Command's Life Cycle Management Command, has stood up a drawdown Special Project Office to coordinate a successful drawdown of a vast amount of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment fielded in Iraq over the past six years.

  • Detainee release program a success in Kirkuk

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- A detainee release program in Kirkuk City, Iraq, which began in March in accordance with the Strategic Framework and Security Agreement between the Government of Iraq and U.S. forces, has resulted in the release of 165 detainees at Forward Operating Base Warrior, Kirkuk.

  • Hunter vounteer honored for service

    Sep 10, 2009

    Marcia Steele, who was honored recently with the Emma Marie Baird Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service, doesn't have to hear the words "thank you" when she helps someone. She really likes to hear those words, of course. But she said her deepest, "heartfelt satisfaction" comes just from the knowledge that "I have been able to help someone. I have done a kind deed." Steele, wife of deployed Army Staff Sgt. Joseph Steele, was the first Hunter Army Airfield recipient of the award in about 19 years. She was nominated for providing more than 4,000 hours of service to Army Community Services and other organizations since 2006.

  • Iraqi Security Forces enforce law

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- A joint operation between Iraqi Army and Iraqi Police dubbed "Enforce the Law VI" was carried out in the Rashaad Valley, Kirkuk province, Iraq Sept. 2.

  • Dutch Royal Family visits West Point

    Sep 10, 2009

    His Royal Highness, Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (second from left), speaks with Firstie John Gilmore on the steps of Washington Hall Tuesday. The Prince, and his wife, Princess Maxima, in red speaking with Firstie Eric Bernau, visited West Point to commemmorate the Quadricentennial of Henry Hudson's passage up the waterway that bears his name. The Dutch Royal Family had lunch with the Corps of Cadets before the Prince spoke to about 80 cadets in the Haig Room of Jefferson Library.

  • 3rd CAB deploys to Afghanistan

    Sep 10, 2009

    The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade wrote a new chapter in the Marne Division history book when its Medical Evacuation Company deployed to Afghanistan, Sept. 3, from Hunter Army Airfield. Whereas the majority of the division will be returning to Iraq, the aviation brigade will join the surge into Afghanistan, representing the 3rd Infantry Division on a new battlefield.

  • Perfecting marksmanship

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Army Releases August Suicide Data

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Service academies' cadet leadership meet at West Point

    Sep 10, 2009

    Cadet and midshipmen leadership from the five service academies came together to improve individual leadership skills in the areas of goal setting, team building and problem solving, as well as strengthening the ties among the cadet and midshipmen leadership of the five service academies at the 28th annual Robert T. Stevens Leadership Conference Aug. 30-Sept. 3 at West Point.

  • In hard times, remember the lessons of Sept. 12

    Sep 10, 2009

    The U.S. Labor Department's latest employment report, released Sept. 4, places the jobless rate at 9.7 percent. Sept. 3, the U.S. National Association of Realtors confirmed that home sales in the second quarter of 2009 are down 2.9 percent from 2008 levels, which had been the worst year for home sales in nearly a decade.

  • "Dragon" Soldier leaves his mark

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Celebrating our nation's Constitution

    Sep 10, 2009

    "We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union . . ." These familiar words are the preamble to what may be the most important legal document in modern world history - the Constitution of the United States. This document provides the basis for the protections that we sometimes take for granted - freedoms that are not enjoyed in other nations.

  • 100th MDB Conducts Semi-annual 9mm Range

    Sep 10, 2009

    The 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) conducted a 9mm qualification range on Sept. 3 at Fort Carson, Colorado.

  • Land-Power leadership

    Sep 10, 2009

  • 3/7 Inf operation helps develop stronger Families

    Sep 10, 2009

    The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, is committed to the wellbeing of its Soldiers and Family Members, and the Cottonbaler Battalion is doing their part in this commitment through an initiative dubbed "Operation Able Baler." The two-week operation allowed leaders within the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment to become more familiar with their troops and their Families and helped to build a stronger, more independent team for the upcoming deployment.

  • Marne Soldiers inducted into Sgt Audie Murphy Club

    Sep 10, 2009

    Two Marne Soldiers carried on his legacy when they were inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony held in the Patriot Auditorium in Winn Army Community Hospital, Sept. 1.

  • Howitzer Air Drop

    Sep 10, 2009

    The 725th Support Battalion air drops a 10-ton M198 Howitzer to a unit in Afghanistan.

  • The Knot ties Belvoir to good weddings

    Sep 10, 2009

    If the thought of planning a wedding reception is overwhelming, try planning four receptions a week. That's what the staff at Fort Belvoir's Officers' Club does on a regular basis. In fact, they hold about three to four every Saturday.

  • New chaplain takes deputy position

    Sep 10, 2009

    Back in his homeland, the Philippines, everyone always thought Chaplain (Maj.) Felix Sermon changed his name because he was a chaplain.

  • Combined Federal Campaign starting soon

    Sep 10, 2009

    Though it will not officially begin until Oct. 1, information on this year's Combined Federal Campaign will be available at select tables during Fort Belvoir's Garrison Organization Day, Sept. 18.

  • Back to School

    Sep 10, 2009

  • Dr Condoleezza Rice visits Stewart, celebrates Women's Equality with 3rd ID

    Sep 10, 2009

    On a crisp, cool Atlanta morning, three Blackhawks took off from Brown Airfield, carrying Dr. Condoleezza Rice and Soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division across the Atlanta skyline to Fort Stewart. Fort Stewart welcomed the former Secretary of State, Sept. 8 to speak on Women's Equality in the Army. The event, hosted by 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, focused on the trials and tribulations of women throughout history. Dr. Rice was the keynote speaker for the event. She also visited the Raider Dining Facility to have lunch with Soldiers, and she visited Warriors Walk.

  • New Parent Support Group celebrates special day, milestone with Families

    Sep 10, 2009

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - "Happy Birthday to you, and you and you ..." As multicolored balloons and bouncing beach balls filled the air, 28 people celebrated a joint birthday party for the New Parent Support Program. Nine adult Family members, three Soldiers and 16 children attended the annual birthday party Sept. 3 at Army Community Service.

  • Retirement Services Office holds appreciation day next week

    Sep 10, 2009

    Military retirees, widows and widowers are invited to Fort Belvoir's Retiree Appreciation and Widow/Widower Day Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Barden Education Center, room 160.

  • Gates has candid talk with Belvoir Soldiers, parents

    Sep 10, 2009

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates made his visit to Fort Belvoir a special one Tuesday, as he met with military families to better understand the challenges facing their children, particularly those who have both parents on active duty.

  • Hunter says goodbye to Pinwheel Barracks

    Sep 10, 2009

    After 55 years of housing Soldiers, the last of three Pinwheel Barracks is finally coming down on Hunter Army Airfield. In place of the historic barracks, the Savannah District of the Army Corps of Engineers will build six, 72-man barrack complexes on Horace Emmet Wilson Blvd. for 3rd Combat Aviation Soldiers, according to Calvin Shipman, Hunter's project manager for the new construction. Construction of four of the barracks is scheduled to begin in Fiscal Year 2013 at a cost of $11.5 million; construction of the other two is scheduled to begin in Fiscal Year 2014 at a cost of $5.9 million.

  • Corps of Engineers program saves IMCOM money, paves way for Guard/Reserve center

    Sep 10, 2009

    Facilities Reduction Program's largest project to date removed excess family housing units at Moffett Field, Calif.

  • TRADOC Commanding General on flu prevention

    Sep 10, 2009

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and Col. Karen O'Brien, TRADOC surgeon, discuss tips to prevent the spread of the flu and H1N1 vaccine procedures.

  • Fort Riley buckles up for safety's sake

    Sep 10, 2009

    Buckle up for safety's sake and for the sake of the 1st Infantry Division and Garrison Safety Offices. The offices, in conjunction with the Directorate of Emergency Services, did seat belt checks Sept. 3 as part of Motor Vehicle Safety Day.

  • An EPIC tool makes searching for logistics policy easy

    Sep 10, 2009

    The US Army Logistics Innovation Agency has created the Enterprise Policy and Process Interactive Capability - or EPIC - an electronic policy search tool that has remedied the archaic and cumbersome methods of searching and finding Army logistics policy.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program's respite care gives special needs Families time to recoup

    Sep 10, 2009

    The Exceptional Family Member Program's respite care gives Families of individuals with special needs an opportunity to rest. The program provides care for special needs individuals so the primary caregivers can have some time off.

  • Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker to assume Command of USASAC

    Sep 10, 2009

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, program manager for the Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program, will assume command of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command from Executive Director Richard Alpaugh in a ceremony at the Bob Jones Auditorium here, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.

  • Family Life Ministries Center offers guidance in time of need

    Sep 10, 2009

    Three words sum up the counseling services offered at the Family Life Ministries Center: experienced, confidential and free.

  • Retired APG NCO receives national award

    Sep 10, 2009

  • WWII medic, prisoner of war shares experiences with medical community

    Sep 10, 2009

    As part of the 1st Infantry Division, 16th Regiment, retired Master Sgt. Charles Shay was part of the initial assault at Normandy on D-Day. He was there at three o'clock in the morning when they were ordered to debark into small landing crafts; He was there at five o'clock in the morning when the orders came to proceed to the beach; And he was there at six o'clock in the morning when they hit the first obstacles the Germans had left in the water. This is the experience Shay shared with the Soldiers at the Europe Regional Medical Command's Non-Commissioned Officer Conference held in Garmisch, Germany, last month.

  • "Extreme Makeover" project brings initiative to locals of Logar Province

    Sep 10, 2009

    Soldiers operating in Charkh district recently began working with local nationals to improve their communitiesAca,!a,,c one project at a time.

  • Platoon sergeants still support AIT Soldiers

    Sep 10, 2009

    Commentary: Platoon sergeants still support AIT Soldiers

  • 384th departs on deployment

    Sep 10, 2009

    384th departs on deployment

  • Help is available for Soldiers, civilians during tough economic times

    Sep 10, 2009

    Help is available for Soldiers, civilians during tough economic times

  • Fort Eustis, Story WTU and Boss Soldiers welcome students back to school

    Sep 10, 2009

    Fort Eustis, Story WTU and Boss Soldiers welcome students back to school

  • Commentary: Free health care available to those willing to sacrifice

    Sep 10, 2009

    As Americans and their elected officials heatedly debate how to implement universal health care, the value of that compensation for the U.S. military is left out of the equation.

  • NCO creates wartime art

    Sep 10, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Surrounding most buildings at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, are giant reinforced concrete structures known colloquially as T-walls. These monolithic monstrosities protect Soldiers in the event of indirect fire, and more often than not, bear the insignia of whatever unit they protect.

  • 368th Seaport Operation Company Soldier Becomes US Citizen

    Sep 10, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - Pfc. Lisandro Lantigua, a cargo specialist with the 368th Seaport Operation Company, from Buena Vista, Calif., became a United States Citizen at a ceremony Aug. 5th at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Soldiers, KBR continue efforts to end water shortage

    Sep 10, 2009

    Q-WEST, Iraq - In the hot summer months, seasonal trends at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq, and the surrounding areas make water a commodity and water conservation a necessity to prevent depletion of the area's water reserves.

  • Kwajalein hospital, dental and fire department staffs train to handle hazardous material decontamina

    Sep 9, 2009

    Two members from the Joint Task Force - Homeland Defense division visited Kwajalein, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Aug. 19-21 for a Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) concerning hazardous material decontamination.

  • USARPAC Soldiers run in Singapore Army Half Marathon

    Sep 9, 2009

    SINGAPORE- Temperatures in the 100s and high humidity were just a few of the obstacles six members of United States Army, Pacific had to endure during a Singapore Army-sponsored half marathon here, Aug. 21.

  • National Preparedness Month and Ready Army

    Sep 9, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> September is National Preparedness Month. During September, the Army is highlighting Ready Army, a program that encourages Soldiers, civilians, contractors and their families to prepare for all hazards.

  • Alaska Soldiers learn to play safe in the Last Frontier

    Sep 9, 2009

    Soldiers at Fort Richardson, Alaska, receive safety training on many of the off-duty outdoor activities available to them while stationed in the Last Frontier, including cold-weather camping, hunting and snowmobiling.

  • CelebrAfAmos Hispanic Heritage month

    Sep 9, 2009

    Beginning with a 10-kilometer run and a five-kilometer walk Sept. 19, Soldiers of Multi-National Division - Baghdad will participate in a month-long series of events and celebrations honoring Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Tour raises awareness of mental illness

    Sep 9, 2009

    Ambassadors from the land of Hollywood visited Multinational Division - Baghdad Soldiers, here, Sept. 4.

  • Post 9-11 GI Bill improves educational benefits package

    Sep 9, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. Christopher Lee, of Headquarters Support Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, has a plan. He wants to attend college after he gets out of the Army to pursue a bachelor's degree in nursing. This will in turn get the Alexander, La. native on the right path to becoming an anesthetist, which is the career he has his hopes set on.

  • Learning the Air Cav way

    Sep 9, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - For troops of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, deployed since April, there has been ample time to adjust to the rigors and firm guidelines during a deployment.

  • Williams leads early qualifiers in Military Long Drive Championship

    Sep 9, 2009

    Utah Army National Guard Capt. Jeremy Williams is the early leader in the clubhouse as local qualifying rounds wind down in the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.

  • Continuing a family legacy: "Black Knight" Soldier proudly serves his country

    Sep 9, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - A family history with decades of military service has led one Soldier to continue his family legacy and proudly serve his country as a Soldier.

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