Archive: Oct 2010

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  • Bliss Soldiers, health care worker receiving flu vaccine, community dates forthcoming

    Oct 21, 2010

    According to William Beaumont Army Medical Center officials, thousands of Fort Bliss Soldiers and health care workers continue to receive influenza vaccinations, and open dates for the greater Bliss community are soon to follow.

  • AMC to showcase advancements in logistics and acquisition at AUSA annual meeting

    Oct 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command will showcase a wide variety of improvements and emerging technologies in logistics and acquisition at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual meeting and exposition at the Washington Convention Center Oct. 25-27.

  • State of the Military: 'Fort Bliss is the future' is theme

    Oct 21, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas -- "Fort Bliss is the future" was the repeated theme at Friday's meeting in downtown El Paso that signified the unity between the installation and its surrounding city, Oct. 15.

  • AH-1 Cobra retirement program at Fort Drum ends; final four helicopters head to Thailand

    Oct 21, 2010

    A Fort Drum-based operation that brought in tens of millions of dollars for the Army by rebuilding and selling AH-1 Cobra helicopters is about to ship its last four aircraft, bringing a successful and profitable venture to a close.

  • The U.S. Army Drill Team to Perform During Falcons Half-Time Show

    Oct 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army Drill Team to Perform During Falcons Sunday Half-Time Show

  • 4th BCT deploys to eastern Afghanistan, community shows support

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Members of Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk and the local community gave a warrior's send-off to Soldiers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), on Sept. 30 at Honor Field.

  • Malaria medication, valuable tool in Afghanistan

    Oct 21, 2010

    At least 38 cases of malaria have been diagnosed in troops serving in Afghanistan since January 2010.

  • Third Army boosts personnel recovery

    Oct 21, 2010

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  • Digital Subscription Service Expands North Dakota Guard's Ability to Provide Real-Time News and

    Oct 21, 2010

    A new digital subscription service now provides the North Dakota National Guard an efficient, cost-effective way of tailoring information to its many audiences. North Dakota became the first state to launch with GovDelivery after the National Guard Bureau allowed an enterprise pilot to extend the service to 18 states.

  • USACE, EUCOM partner to aid border security in Estonia

    Oct 21, 2010

    VAf"RSKA, Estonia - Members of the Estonia Police and Border Guard Bureau, U.S. Embassy Tallinn, EUCOM and USACE Europe District officially opened a $240,000 helicopter landing pad.

  • DCAMP helps return Soldiers to the fight

    Oct 21, 2010

    Sgt. Danli Samonte has just completed another session of physical therapy and waits patiently while his right arm is iced. Five days ago he was part of a mounted patrol with C Battery, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Combat Regiment, when his vehicle struck a 200-pound improvised explosive device planted in the road.

  • Gleeful show links past, present

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show went online at Fort Jackson last weekend with a nod to modern technology and social media.

  • Soldiers in southern Iraq re-enlist en masse

    Oct 21, 2010

    At the halfway point of their current deployment, 209 Soldiers simultaneously raised their right hands and renewed their oath to serve their country in a time of war during a mass re-enlistment ceremony at five locations across southern Iraq and Kuwait.

  • Wheel power: WTU Soldiers ride on road to recovery

    Oct 21, 2010

    Master Sgt. Casey Davis' love for cycling came to an abrupt halt when he was recently diagnosed with Grave's Disease - an autoimmune disease which affects the thyroid gland.

  • Students make special treats for troops

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Some special people have a special message for service members deploying downrange. "You're not forgotten, we love you and we're always thinking of you."

  • Contracting teams give helping hand to Kosovo school

    Oct 21, 2010

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - Members of the 1902nd Contingency Contracting Team used the A-B-Cs of contracting as part of a humanitarian project enabling more than 1,400 students in Zhur, Kosovo, to enjoy simple comforts in their school for the first time in many years. The school recently underwent major repairs with the assistance of Army Kosovo

  • Government files emergency appeal on 'Don't Ask' injunction

    Oct 21, 2010

    The Justice Department today filed an emergency appeal on behalf of the Defense Department to halt a federal judge's injunction against the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law.

  • Soldier-couple take on Army Ten-miler: Post Ten-Miler teams head to Washington for annual road race

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The couple who play together, stay together. At least that's the theory two married Soldiers will test as they run this year's Army Ten-Miler together. First Lt. Mike Reed, commander of the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) Fitness Training Company, and his wife, 2nd Lt. Judy Reed, who is attending the Adjutant General Basic Officer Leadership Course at the Soldier Support Institute, are among 23 runners from Fort Jackson who will compete Sunday in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C.

  • Red Ribbon Week to begin

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson will mark Red Ribbon Week Saturday through Oct. 31 to honor those who have sacrificed their lives in support of the war against drugs and those who commit to living drug-free.

  • Network awareness key to its security

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Gone are the days of faxes and paper routing slips; the Army is totally reliant on computers for almost every aspect of how it does business. With that reliance comes a tremendous amount of risk and a significant responsibility for each of us to ensure we do our part in exercising discipline when operating on our networks.

  • Life lessons numerous for new runner

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Saturday morning I found myself in an unusual situation. Instead of my typical routine of getting up late and reading the newspaper over several cups of steaming coffee, I was up long before dawn, having donned my running gear and was headed downtown.

  • Eagles prepare for flight

    Oct 21, 2010

  • Natick loses one of its own

    Oct 21, 2010

    A treasured member of the U.S. Army Garrison-Natick family was lost Oct. 2, 2010, when Bob Happy passed away. He was remembered Oct. 19 at the Garrison Town Hall in Hunter Auditorium.

  • Deployed servicemembers, civilians compete in Army 10-Miler shadow run

    Oct 21, 2010

    More than 500 deployed servicemembers and civilians participated in a shadow run of the Army 10-Miler here Oct. 17.

  • Taliban leader killed during Pech River Valley operation

    Oct 21, 2010

    Coalition forces learned that Gul Nabi, a mid-level Taliban commander was killed in an engagement with the combined security forces Oct. 17.

  • Security Forces continue operations in Pech River Valley

    Oct 21, 2010

    Afghan National Security Forces and Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, continued targeting insurgent fighters operating in the Darah-Ye Pech District of Kunar province Oct. 17.

  • National Guard takes control of major U.S. command in Afghanistan

    Oct 21, 2010

    Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, the senior supply and logistics command for all U.S. forces in Afghanistan, changed hands between two National Guard units Oct. 17 during a transfer of authority ceremony.

  • Afghan baby healed through coalition partnership

    Oct 21, 2010

    Afghan 10-month-old, Nawida, receives medical treatment to stop infection.

  • Afghan, U.S. Special Forces clear Kandahar

    Oct 21, 2010

    Afghan Commandos from 3rd Commando Kandak, advised by Soldiers from Special Operations Task Force - South, found a "general distaste" for the Taliban in a small village in the Panjwa'I district of Kandahar Province during a clearing operation Oct. 14 - 16. Found and neutralized during the operation were five IEDs.

  • Postal Service Centers announce mailing dates, extend hours for upcoming holiday rush

    Oct 21, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- Christmas comes early this year-and Hanukkah even earlier-for those sending holiday packages through the mail. To ensure packages from Europe reach their destinations in time for Christmas, postal officials recommend mailing packages by these deadlines:

  • 557th converts from Ground Ambulance Company to Area Support Medical Company

    Oct 21, 2010

    During the transformation ceremony in an airfield hangar, the 557th Medical Company, a nearly 70-year old medical company, publicly converted from a Ground Ambulance Company to an Area Support Medical Company - a change that became official Oct.16.

  • Friendly competition warms kitchen

    Oct 21, 2010

    As Soldiers dashed around the kitchen collecting cooking supplies from ingredients and knives to pots and pans while converting measurement sizes for the recipes they were given to cook, Moore stepped into the competition with little experience in the kitchen backing him and was still, "willing to face up to my fear, which was to be put directly on the spot," he said. "I expected it to be a challenge and that it wouldn't be easy."

  • Chaplain reflects on past, wonders what if

    Oct 21, 2010

    In 30 years of ministry I've witnessed people demonstrate great resilience and choose to live through some of their darkest days, and I've seen people choose to take their lives due to great perceived pain. Some have been close friends, others have come to me looking for a chaplain, but all of them have been important to me.

  • 8th Army Taekwondo Competition

    Oct 21, 2010

  • Maintainers struggle for perfection

    Oct 21, 2010

    A unit is only as good as its weakest link. At least that is the philosophy of 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command G-4 maintenance members. Working to ensure there are no weak links is Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Little and Yim Su-chin. As part of their jobs, they work with subordinate units to ensure the 19th ESC remains ready from the sea to the DMZ.

  • Night Stalkers awarded at Hunter

    Oct 14, 2011

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. -Lieutenant Colonel Kirk Keepers became emotional when he talked about Soldiers in the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the performance that earned seven of them prestigious awards, Oct. 15. He addressed the seven Night Stalkers, along with other military and civilians attendees, at an award ceremony in the 3/160th SOAR hanger, recognizing their fearless actions and superb performance during recent overseas contingency operations.

  • Warriors deliver knockout

    Oct 20, 2010

    CAMP STANLEY, South Korea - Eleven competitors vie for top honors during the 2010 Warrior Country Taekwondo Championship in the physical fitness center here Oct. 9.

  • Army fire officials render aid for Uijeongbu disaster exercise

    Oct 20, 2010

    UIJEONGBU, South Korea - Fire billowed from the Uijeongbu gymnasium adjacent to Red Cloud Garrison here as 5,000 citizens were packed inside for the city's annual civic holiday program.

  • Tour gives students taste of America

    Oct 20, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON - Twenty-four students and four teachers from Dongducheon Foreign Language High School visited U. S. Army Garrison Casey here Oct. 14 for a tour.

  • Division offers Wi-Fi incentive to boost college enrollment

    Oct 20, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker is set on changing the educational culture in Warrior Country and he's offering Wi-Fi in dining facilities as an incentive to encourage his Soldiers to invest in themselves.

  • Commander asks business owners to help

    Oct 20, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea - U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud commander Col. Hank Dodge had a simple message for Korean Special Tourist Association bar and club owners here Oct. 14: prostitution, human trafficking and underage drinking are non-negotiable.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness looks at one-year milestone

    Oct 20, 2010

    Just one year after the Army first implemented the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, its director is impressed with the number of Soldiers who have participated in the program and with how many have said it is effective.

  • Army's Best Warrior competition underway

    Oct 20, 2010

    The Army's top Soldiers are half way through the week-long Best Warrior Competition, which will determine the titles for both Army Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Bronco Soldiers prepare for chemical threats during "Dragon Week"

    Oct 20, 2010

    3rd Brigade Combat Team Chemical Corps Soldiers refresh their knowledge of chemical hazards and learn new reaction and preventative tactics during as part of Dragon Week on Schofield Barracks.

  • Knowledge-management tools helping treat brain injuries

    Oct 20, 2010

    Knowledge-management tools are helping warriors with traumatic brain injury, Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli told nearly 500 at a conference Tuesday.

  • CCAD Returns First OH-58 Armed Scout Helicopter to the Fight

    Oct 20, 2010

  • Soldier displays courage under fire

    Oct 20, 2010

    "It kind of felt like Chuck Norris kicked me in the side," is how Pfc. Phillip Mexcur describes what it feels like to get shot. But that is the extent of the theatrics Mexcur will offer in his narration of the day he was hit by two rounds of sniper fire; a story he tells in such a subtle tone his voice barely reaches above a whisper, as if he were telling a bedtime story rather than a near-death experience.

  • Army reservist fights information war in Afghanistan

    Oct 20, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Evan L. Batie, a reservist with the 319th Psychological Operations Co., 13th Psychological Operations Battalion, is on the forefront of the information war in Afghanistan.

  • Army Chief of Chaplains visits mobilizing unit at Camp Shelby

    Oct 20, 2010

    Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Douglas L. Carver, chief of chaplains for the U.S. Army, visited the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team during mobilization training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to check on their Unit Ministry Teams prior to deployment.

  • Stress no more, resiliency is here

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Rail Gunners master resiliency team taught its 14th master resiliency training class at the Fort Hood Education Center, here, Oct. 12-15.

  • "What Right Looks Like" - NEW FORSCOM/USARC Battalion Conducts 1st PT Test

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Oct. 20, 2010) - An important cooperative training milestone was reached Tuesday, as leaders of the U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Special Troops Battalion (STB) administered the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) to Soldiers of the battalion for the first time, here.

  • Long Knife advise ISF in Ninewa

    Oct 20, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, joins troops from the Iraqi Security Forces on a patrol after speaking with leaders from an Iraqi police station about how his troops can assist the Iraqis in improving security in their area at a local Iraqi police station, Oct. 17.

  • Long Knife cavalry scouts train ISF

    Oct 20, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq-Standing side-by-side outside the gate of an American compound, Sgt. Curtis Jones and his Iraqi counterpart, Pvt. Fayez Ramthan Ali, keep a watchful eye over a nearby checkpoint; pulling security and searching personnel entering the combat outpost.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Construction Photos - October 2010

    Oct 20, 2010

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close BGCAPP.

  • Using lessons learned in Haiti, SDDC trains for Pacific disaster relief

    Oct 20, 2010

    A disaster relief scenario based on SDDC's experience in Haiti gave the 836th Transportation Battalion an opportunity to practice delivering cargo for the Pacific Reach 2010 exercise in Japan.

  • The Army Exhibit at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting

    Oct 20, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Exhibit at Booth 1775 is the premier U.S. Army display at the 2010 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition, held Oct. 25-27, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. Soldiers are the centerpiece of the exhibit's dynamic multimedia experience. Diverse presentations at this professional development venue help broaden understanding and build trust in why America's Army is the strength of the nation.

  • Senior APG leader discusses BRAC opportunities, challenges

    Jun 1, 2011

    WILMINGTON, Del. -- The base realignment and closure process is creating significant opportunities and challenges for Aberdeen Proving Ground, the installation's senior civilian leader told about 100 business and community leaders Oct. 19.

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Construction Photos - October 2010

    Oct 20, 2010

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • Military leaders discuss U.S.-Pakistani partnership

    Oct 20, 2010

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2010 - Defense Department leaders met today with Pakistan's army chief of staff to discuss military-to-military partnership and security assistance as part of the Third U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue under way this week.

  • Army names new superintendent for Arlington National Cemetery

    Oct 20, 2010

    The secretary of the Army announced Oct. 19 appointment of Patrick K. Hallinan as the new superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Best Warrior: Day Three

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2010) -- Day Three of the annual Best Warrior Competition began with an equipment issue and refresher training on weapons assembly/disassembly and the HUMVEE Egress Assistance Trainer. The training may be critical for the most demanding part of the competition, the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, which dominate the remainder of the five-day event.

  • 'Super Saturday' puts West Point cadets back in the field

    Oct 20, 2010

    2nd Regiment cadets at West Point had their M4 carbines out of the arms room and their boots down in the dirt as they conducted their "Super Saturday" training event. Sixty-four squads accomplished seven soldiering tasks in a fast-paced, round-robin style to become reacquainted with the combat training they normally receive each summer. Over the course of an eight-hour operation, squads of eight to 12 cadets moved through the foot operations that included boat crossings, land navigation, force-on-force, room clearing and Soldier First Responder, said Firstie Eric Schweppe, 2nd Regiment operations officer.

  • 'GameTime' covers spectrum of West Point athletics

    Oct 20, 2010

    Sports are a way of life at West Point. Whether it's intramural, intercollegiate or club, the "every cadet an athlete" concept involves all 4,400 members of the Corps of Cadets. Simply put, that's a lot of sports, and it can be difficult to keep tabs on it all. Two firsties have made it easier for everybody with "GameTime." "GameTime" is the sports show hosted by Cadet Brigade Athletic Officer Judson Noel and deputy BAO Caitlin Finnegan. Since its inaugural episode several weeks ago, they've covered the spectrum of West Point athletics with scores, game footage and upcoming events.

  • Walking for those who can't

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - According to Pentagon estimates there are nearly 40,000 servicemen and women who have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan only to wage their biggest fight yet-the fight to rehabilitate.

  • Final luncheon salutes veterans of Korean War

    Oct 20, 2010

    Employee works to express gratitude to Korean War veterans.

  • Aviation unit holds mass re-enlistment in Iraq

    Oct 20, 2010

    The 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, a U.S. Army aviation battalion deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn, re-enlisted 15 Soldiers in a ceremony outside their headquarters on Joint Base Balad, Oct. 19.

  • Army Research Lab boosts computer processing using gaming technology

    Oct 20, 2010

    Army Research Laboratory computer scientists and engineers have turned to children's gaming technology to advance military applications intended for the combat zone. By combining traditional computer processing units or just about any desktop system one might find in a military computer organization, with graphics processing units, or specialized processors with functions that elevate gaming platforms like X-Box, Playstation and Wii to pictorial coolness, the Army can perform floating point arithmetic at exponentially faster rates. This can improve on and even expand fielded applications for Soldiers.

  • JSC-A Transfer of Authority

    Oct 20, 2010

    Slideshow from the Joint Sustainment Command - Afghanistan transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 1 at Kandahar Airfield.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Rachel S. Howard

    Oct 20, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Rachel S. Howard

  • Army testing diesel-electric truck

    Oct 20, 2010

    The Army is now testing a new Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, or HEMTT A3 -- a 35,000-pound, diesel-electric-powered truck able to improve fuel economy by 20 percent and transport up to 100 kilowatts of exportable power.

  • Depot closes doors on ammunition mission

    Oct 20, 2010

  • National Guard takes control of major U.S. command in Afghanistan

    Oct 20, 2010

    Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, the senior supply and logistics command for all U.S. forces in Afghanistan, changed hands between two National Guard units Oct. 17 during a transfer of authority ceremony.

  • Reserve "Wildcat" NCOs train on new physical readiness training

    Oct 20, 2010

    Out with the old, and in with the new. Non-commissioned officers assigned to the Army Reserve's 81st Regional Support Command here are spending their after-work hours learning new tricks of the trade.

  • Federal Voting Asssistance Program

    Oct 20, 2010

    Learn more about how to cast your vote electronically with the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

  • Electronic options move the vote

    Oct 20, 2010

    Voting for military members, their families and overseas citizens is easier now than ever before. More than half the States post absentee ballots online for military and overseas voters.

  • Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives - Pueblo Exchange, July-September 2010

    Oct 20, 2010

  • Domestic Violence: Rehabilitation is possible

    Oct 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - There are many programs on Fort Hood aimed at preventing domestic violence, and through Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center there are also programs aimed at treating abusive relationships.

  • Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives - Blue Grass Exchange, July-September 2010

    Oct 20, 2010

  • M1A1 Abrams transfer marks significant milestone

    Oct 20, 2010

    Iraqi and U.S. senior leaders gathered at Camp Iraqi Hero to commemorate the Iraqi Army's expanding inventory of M1A1 Abrams tanks, increasing its conventional defensive capabilities.

  • 2010 AUSA Meeting & Expo information

    Jun 2, 2011

    Monday, Oct. 25 will be the first day of the Association of the U.S. Army 2010 Annual Meeting & Exposition.

  • 2010 AUSA Meeting & Expo information

    Oct 20, 2010

    The annual Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Conference begins on Monday, Oct. 25th. Live web video streaming will be offered for selected panels and forums, available on Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS).

  • M1A1 Abrams transfer marks significant milestone

    Oct 20, 2010

    <b>BAGHDAD —</b> Iraqi and U.S. senior leaders gathered at Camp Iraqi Hero Oct. 14 to commemorate the Iraqi Army's expanding inventory of M1A1 Abrams tanks, increasing its conventional defensive capabilities.

  • M1A1 Abrams transfer marks significant milestone

    Oct 20, 2010

    <b>BAGHDAD —</b> Iraqi and U.S. senior leaders gathered at Camp Iraqi Hero Oct. 14 to commemorate the Iraqi Army's expanding inventory of M1A1 Abrams tanks, increasing its conventional defensive capabilities.

  • Ruling allows openly gay men, women to sign up

    Oct 20, 2010

    Openly gay men and lesbian women now can apply to join the military, Defense Department officials say.

  • Army Reserve chief announces realignment

    Oct 20, 2010

    As part of the Army Reserve's ongoing and continuous transformation, the Army Reserve Chief announced another step in his plans to reorganize and realign his headquarters to better support worldwide operations and establish the foundations for an enduring Army Reserve.

  • White House Science Fair brings presidential recognition to students

    Sep 9, 2011

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with America's top youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education Monday at the White House.

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  • The 1908th Combat Stress Control Detachment, one of two Army Reserve units to suffer casualties in

    Oct 19, 2010

    One of the Army Reserve units affected in the Fort Hood shootings redeploys to Topeka, Kan.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Maj. Kengi A. Hutchins

    Oct 19, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Maj. Kengi A. Hutchins

  • Falcon base transfers to Iraqi government

    Oct 19, 2010

    Contingency Operating Site Falcon, in southern Baghdad, was transferred from U.S. control to the government of Iraq Oct. 10 during a formal transfer ceremony.

  • Picatinny earns national recognition for superior conservation efforts

    Oct 19, 2010

    A Picatinny Arsenal team was the only Department of the Army recipient of an annual award recognizing teams from federal agencies for their energy, water and environmental management excellence, Oct. 7 in Washington D.C.

  • Army senior leaders discuss issues at War College

    Oct 19, 2010

    More than 20 senior leaders came to the Army War College Thursday to discuss current and future challenges and issues that face America's military.

  • U.S. Military Color Guard at Yankee Stadium

    Oct 19, 2010

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point provided a Cadet Color Guard as the official colors for the American League Championship series game at Yankee Stadium, New York, N.Y., Oct. 18. Seventy-five cadets also unfurled a giant ceremonial American flag during the pre-game festivities.

  • Heavy transporters enjoy organization day at the lake

    Oct 19, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2010) - Transporters from the 233rd Trans Co spent a beautiful Thursday afternoon at Elizabethtown, Kentucky's Freeman Lake Park participating in the unit's Organization Day Oct. 7.

  • Black Dragons say farewell to the Battlekings

    Oct 19, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq-Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, held a transfer of authority ceremony with members of the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, outside their battalion headquarters, here, Oct. 12.

  • Spartans assume command, relieve Titan troops

    Oct 19, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq-Troopers of the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, assumed command as they took over for Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Troops Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division during a ceremony, here, Oct. 10.

  • PDTE helps units train for deployment

    Oct 19, 2010

    Units preparing to deploy to Southwest Asia from Fort Hood, Texas, can draw training equipment from the 407th Army Field Support Brigade's 4th Battalion. This program is called PDTE or Pre-deployment Training Equipment. The "Mighty" 407th AFSB is part of the Army Sustainment Command headquartered at Rock Island, Ill.

  • Army Reserve engineers end Iraq tour

    Oct 19, 2010

    Army Reserve Engineer Soldiers deployed to Iraq jump TOC to Afghanistan to ensure that critical housing is built in time to get Soldiers out of tents for the winter.

  • Double-amputee vet, legendary rock and roller leave Belvoir 'Feelin' Alright'

    Oct 19, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Double-below-the-knee amputee Dale Beatty was the star of the show at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legendary guitarist Dave Mason's inaugural Feelin' Alright Golf Classic Oct. 7 at Fort Belvoir Golf Club.

  • Study seeks Hawaii schools feedback

    Oct 19, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific leaders are encouraging military parents and students between the ages of 10 and 18, to express their opinions regarding education in Hawaii to potentially impact the future of our military children attending schools on Oahu.

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