Archive: Dec 2010

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  • Interagency training preps workforce for Afghanistan

    Dec 21, 2010

    The war on terror is in a transitional phase and training at an Indiana site prepares both Soldiers and civilians for their jobs in Afghanistan.

  • Blackhawk Soldiers finish year strong, take on "Cav Stakes"

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers from C Troop, 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division performed a multi-day competition, through a variety of individual tasks such as; weapons assembly and disassembly, combat lifesaver evaluation and communication checks.

  • New directorate presides over worldwide mission

    Dec 21, 2010

    A new directorate will preside over workload executed outside the Defense Department's largest full service electronics maintenance facility.

  • Arctic Legion Soldiers assist Santa, donate toys

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers from B Company, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Team, 25th Infantry Division load a box of donated toys collected during the battalion's toy drive Dec. 10 at the B/1-24th company area. 150 toys were donated to the Salvation Army for families in the Fairbanks, Alaska area.

  • ACC CSM on the ground at Redstone Arsenal

    Dec 21, 2010

    The Army Contracting Command's Command Sgt. Maj. Tony L. Baker is the command's first senior leader to arrive at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Redstone contracting official leads way to better business

    Dec 21, 2010

    On her way into work most mornings, Cathy Dickens likes to spend quiet time thinking about the day ahead. It's a 30-minute drive, giving her plenty of time to contemplate how she hopes the day will go, and what decisions, actions and meetings will be critical to mission success. "I want to make sure we stay true to the mission, true to the organization," Dickens said. "I want to make sure we are allowing decision making that is guided by the right motivations. So, on the way to work I turn off the radio and I say a prayer, and I think about what we want to accomplish, how we will handle things and what we need to do to ensure the right impact."

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila paid a holiday visit to troops in the heart of the Last Frontier.

  • New visitor center combines green building, community involvement

    Dec 21, 2010

    With overwhelming support from the public, stakeholders, partners and congressional offices, the new M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center overlooking the Clarence Cannon Dam and Mark Twain Lake opened Oct. 2, welcoming hundreds of visitors in its first month open to the public.

  • Preston visits Kuwait - 1

    Dec 21, 2010

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston autographs Sgt. 1st Class John Stiles' notebook during the 2010 Sergeant Major of the Army Hope and Freedom Tour, Camp Buehring, Kuwait. Preston travels with a USO tour every year during the Holiday season to help improve the morale of deployed troops, and to exchange information with them about the progress of the Global War on Terrorism.

  • 'Greatest Race' delivers message of unity

    Dec 21, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Unity through diversity was the focus of a play presented by the Child, Youth and School Services SKIES Unlimited program at the Aberdeen Area Youth Center Dec. 4.

  • Defender 6 Army Family Action Plan Update: Employment and Family Support

    Dec 21, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, Defender 6, delivers an update to Army Family Action Plan issues related to employment and Family support.

  • New Central Issue Facility opens in Kuwait

    Dec 21, 2010

    The grand opening of a full-service Theater Central Issue Facility on Camp Buehring, Kuwait, Dec. 17, means that personnel deploying into the Army Central Command area can now travel with much lighter loads.

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    Dec 21, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Zipped in by sleigh, Aberdeen Proving Ground Garrison Commander Col. Orlando Ortiz and APG Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Rhoades kicked off the installation's annual Festival of Trees and Holiday Celebration Dec. 8 at the post recreation center.

  • APG preps for winter

    Dec 21, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Surprise snow storms that blanketed Aberdeen Proving Ground last winter, along with back-to-back blizzards in February, had residents and personnel digging themselves out of one snow heap after another.

  • SMA tour brings holiday cheer to troops

    Dec 21, 2010

    The Sergeant Major of the Army's 2010 USO Hope and Freedom tour headed out for southwest Asia Dec. 14. In tow, they brought six country music stars, two Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders and 18 members of The U.S. Army Band.

  • USACE builds energy-efficient HQ for SHAPE Special Operations

    Dec 21, 2010

    $20 million, 55,800 square-foot building will be the first LEED Silver-certified facility at SHAPE.

  • Soldiers' Families receive free Christmas trees

    Dec 21, 2010

    Some believe the spirit of Christmas is captured by the fragrance of a fresh-cut fir, lit up and decorated in a warm living room. It's why organizers of Trees for Troops, a national campaign that delivers free farm-grown trees to service members and their Families, recently trucked 600 snow-covered conifers onto Fort Drum to be handed out to Soldiers.

  • Former NFL players visit with Fort Drum Soldiers

    Dec 21, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Although they may be on different teams, Soldiers and football players understand what it means to tackle obstacles.

  • Depot embarks on year-long project to repair equipment

    Dec 21, 2010

    Six different types of the AN/TRC-190 radio terminal are now being Reset here.

  • Casey visits Camp Zama

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., reenlists Staff Sgt. Kyle Chapman and Sgt. Thomas Bounds while visiting Soldiers and families at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • Casey visits Camp Zama

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., reenlisted and then presented a coin to Staff Sgt. Kyle Chapman and his daughter, while visiting Soldiers and families at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • Casey visits Camp Zama

    Dec 21, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., presents a Meritorious Service Medal to Capt. Eugene F. Page, of the 78th Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, on Camp Zama, Japan.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the town hall meeting, Gen. Casey spoke and both he and his wife answered questions and concerns from the audience.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the town hall meeting, Gen. Casey spoke and both he and his wife answered questions and concerns from the audience.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the town hall meeting, Gen. Casey spoke and both he and his wife answered questions and concerns from the audience.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the town hall meeting, Gen. Casey spoke and both he and his wife answered questions and concerns from the audience.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the town hall meeting, Gen. Casey spoke and both he and his wife answered questions and concerns from the audience.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, stops to talk with Staff Sgt. Jamiell E. Goforth, MEDDAC Alaska, at Fort Wainwright's Last Frontier Community Center during his visit Dec. 20, 2010.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, and his wife Sheila, visited Soldiers and family members at Fort Wainwright's, Last Frontier Community Activity Center, Dec. 20. During the meeting, Casey and his wife addressed the audience with their holiday wishes and a look at how the Army is doing.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Wainwright

    Dec 21, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife Sheila paid a visit to troops in the heart of the Last Frontier this week.

  • Pentagon celebrates the season of Hanukkah

    Dec 21, 2010

  • Pentagon celebrates the season of Hanukkah

    Dec 21, 2010

    Hanukkah, the Hebrew word, meaning ''dedication," is the Jewish festival of lights, celebrated for eight days and nights, starting on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar.

  • Supply from sky: Parachute riggers make difference in Kandahar

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers from the parachute rigging team of Special Operations Task Force - South, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, are providing aerial resupply to Special Operations Forces in remote locations with the items needed to sustain everyday life. From water, to food, to ammunition and fuel.

  • DoD to carefully plan 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal implementation

    Dec 21, 2010

    The Defense Department will "move out carefully, deliberately and purposefully" to implement the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell law," a Pentagon spokesman said today.

  • American general decorates German colonel in Afghanistan

    Dec 21, 2010

    For one German officer it was a time to say goodbye after a successful six-month tour. For an American general , it was a time to recognize him for his work in a change of command ceremony Dec. 9. Col. Ralf Kneflowski, co-commander of the Regional Support Command-North at Camp Spann near Mariz-e Shariff, said serving in Afghanistan was a life-changing experience. The other co-commander is American Col. Paul Calbos.

  • 702nd EOD Soldiers train with Estonian civilian counterparts

    Dec 21, 2010

    A team of Soldiers from the 702nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company trained with representatives from Estonia's EOD centers on Vallon detector systems in December. These systems were donated by the U.S. Department of State as part of their Weapons Removal and Abatement program.

  • SNAP team enables Third Army's mobile communications

    Dec 21, 2010

    SNAP team enables Third Army's mobile communications

  • Students share stories with a furry friend

    Dec 21, 2010

    Sitting in the quiet library at Netzaberg Middle School, 11-year-old Jennifer Shimkus read aloud. Although no other students were around to hear it, Shimkus was not alone. A new program, "Pet Reading," began at the middle school earlier this month and allows students a 15-minute session to share a story with the canine volunteer.

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    Dec 21, 2010

    For one German officer it was a time to say goodbye after a successful six-month tour. For an American general , it was a time to recognize him for his work in a change of command ceremony Dec. 9. Col. Ralf Kneflowski, co-commander of the Regional Support Command-North at Camp Spann near Mariz-e Shariff, said serving in Afghanistan was a life-changing experience. The other co-commander is American Col. Paul Calbos.

  • Tierheim trips are well-received

    Dec 21, 2010

    Soldiers and family members from the garrisonAca,!a,,cs Headquarters and Headquarters Company recently partnered with the animal shelter, and collected and donated more than 1,300 pounds of pet food and 425 pounds of cat litter

  • Just 'one of the guys'

    Dec 21, 2010

    As other girls might consider cheerleading or volleyball as a viable extracurricular activity, it's the pigskin that makes junior Charrica Arnaiz and sophomore Stephanie Leitold shine.

  • Eighth Army Surgeon Office honors troops with tree

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - To honor U.S. troops during the holidays, the 8th Army force health protection chief recently decided to give an old Christmas standard a new twist.

  • Supply, maintenance units awarded for excellence

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army maintenance and supply units were recognized for excellence during ceremony here Dec. 16.

  • Iron Horse Soldiers bond with ROK Special Forces

    Dec 21, 2010

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Pfc. Richard Dejesus never thought that he would find a best friend thousands of miles away from the United States.

  • 2nd Infantry Division to be issued new combat vehicles in 2011

    Dec 21, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Units of the 2nd Infantry Division will receive new M1A2 Abrams Tanks and M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from December of 2010 to May of 2011.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Callie M. Chavana

    Aug 29, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Callie M. Chavana

  • Logistics Innovation Agency

    Dec 20, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency (LIA) is the field operating agency of the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4. LIA's mission is to provide innovative solutions for improved Logistics readiness, and our vision is to be the logistics innovation leader. To achieve this mission and vision, LIA combines premier processes and robust analytical test beds to explore and analyze new ideas.

  • Caseys visit Wainwright

    Dec 20, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of Staff (second from left) and his wife Sheila visited Soldiers and family members from U.S. Army, Alaska to bring holiday greetings and hear Soldier and family concerns.

  • USAKA heads to Ebeye for softball game

    Dec 20, 2010

    In an endeavor to continue positive relations with its Marshallese neighbors and friends, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site staff arranged to have an international softball game between the best of USAKA and the Ebeye All-Stars. The game was hosted by Ebeye on Dec. 11 and USAKA came out on top with a score of 11-7.

  • Army outlines Ground Combat Vehicle RFP

    Dec 20, 2010

    Army experts answered more than 200 questions Dec. 18, from members of industry at a Ground Combat Vehicle pre-proposal conference in Dearborn, Mich.

  • New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army Invested

    Dec 20, 2010

    The newest Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army was invested in a ceremony held yesterday at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

  • Wounded warriors swim with sharks

    Dec 20, 2010

    Donning full scuba gear, 17 wounded warriors from Fort Bragg's Warrior Transition Battalion swam Sunday with sharks and other sea life in Georgia Aquarium's large tank in Atlanta.

  • Presidio Health Clinic shines following $10 million renovation

    Dec 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Army Health Clinic at the Presidio of Monterey is Aca,!A"state of the artAca,!A? following an extensive renovation, say spokespersons for the ArmyAca,!a,,cs California Medical Detachment, which operates the facility.

  • Aviation and Missile, Research, Development and Engineering Center's Team ED Gives Back

    Dec 20, 2010

    AMRDEC's Engineering Directorate volunteered with Habitat for Humanity to finish a build at a local house in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command debates broadening Intermediate Level Education Scholars Program,

    Dec 20, 2010

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command examines Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program (VTIP), among other

    Dec 20, 2010

  • Robotics systems 'sniff out' chemicals

    Dec 20, 2010

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is leading research in robotic systems that can sniff out chemical agents. ARL's robust research with the University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania is developing a portable micro gas chromatograph as a system on a chip no larger than a dime.

  • El Paso Community Covenant Signing Ceremony

    Dec 20, 2010

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command debates broadening of Intermediate Level Education (ILE) "Sch

    Dec 20, 2010

  • HRC-St. Louis closes due to BRAC

    Dec 20, 2010

    Due to base realignment and closure, HRC-St. Louis and its Human Resources Contact Center will permanently close Dec. 22 at noon.

  • 208th Army Reserve Band spread holiday cheer

    Dec 20, 2010

    A story about the 208th Army Reserve band performing their annual Christmas concert in Newberry, S.C.

  • Soldiers get award for aiding civilian after mortar attack

    Dec 20, 2010

    Two Soldiers serving in Iraq were awarded medals Dec. 18 for providing quick medical aid to a civilian who was wounded by a mortar attack on Camp Taji.

  • 2010 Winter-break Exodus

    Dec 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Defense Language Institute students vacated the Presidio of Monterey in large numbers this past weekend during the 2010 "Winter-break Exodus." Service members are shown here loading up to travel to the Monterey, San Jose and San Francisco airports. Classes are scheduled to resume Jan. 4, 2010.

  • Reserve IG team assists Soldiers, commanders to foster better force

    Dec 20, 2010

    For some, being the eyes and ears of any commander might be a difficult task. Although supporting more than 49,000 Soldiers, their families and a large civilian workforce may seem nearly impossible, the 81st RSC's inspector general section handles the task with confidence.

  • Crane Army Ammunition Activity Looks to Improve Energy Savings

    Dec 20, 2010

    The challenge has been placed to the employees of Crane Army Ammunition Activity by its commander, Col. Linwood Clark: find ways to reduce energy usage and commit to them.

  • Human Resources Command- St. Louis- closes due to BRAC: Get ID/CAC service from alternate sources

    Dec 20, 2010

  • WTU cadre work together to heal wounded warriors

    Dec 20, 2010

    There's a fine line between helping and hindering an injured Soldier. Knowing the difference can be critical to recovery. Tackling the complexities involved in treating a Soldier's physical and mental wounds in tandem is a challenge Fort Polk's Warrior Transition Unit cadre takes on daily.

  • Mother: 'God put those Soldiers there'

    Dec 20, 2010

    After saving a 21-year-old civilian trapped in a burning truck, three members of the 1-509th Infantry received the Soldier's Medal Dec. 15 at Fort Polk, La.

  • Disability Committee Moves Ahead

    Dec 20, 2010

    This year has been a time of growing and utilizing our assets. One of those assets is the Disability Committee's Non-Paid Work Experience Program. Within the last six months, the program has been adopted by several organizations on the Rock Island Arsenal. The month of December was the time to recognize those individuals who have been a vital drive behind the program and those who have been a tremendous help to the Disability Program Committee. The following people were hired this year under some of the Disability programs: Dave Roden, Corey Stradt and John Peniston. Roden was the only person hired under the Workforce Recruitment Program for 2010. Stradt and Peniston were hired from the NPWE Program.

  • Company founded by veteran plays Santa

    Dec 20, 2010

    Soldiers and members of ProCare RX, Atlanta, pose with toys donated to Operation Gift Dec. 10 after the company donated more than $5,000 worth of gifts to the cause. ProCare RX, founded by Roger Burgess, a Vietnam veteran, and his wife, Barbara, has contributed to Operation Gift, which helps Soldiers with financial need have a better Christmas, for the past four years.

  • Old Guard Soldiers honor Medal of Honor recipient

    Dec 20, 2010

    Soldiers from 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), honor Sgt. David C. Dolby, Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient at Arlington National Cemetery, Dec. 16. The Old Guard is responsible for conducting all Army full honor funerals in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Final holiday prayer breakfast points people on path to treasure

    Dec 20, 2010

    The Fort McPherson U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Chaplain Office had its last holiday prayer breakfast Dec. 9 to allow the community one last chance to meet before celebrating the holidays with their Families. Guest speaker Chap. (Col.) Michael Tarvin, command chaplain, U.S. Army Forces Command, elaborated on Bible passage Matthew 6:19-20, which states, "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal, but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven."

  • PWOC sends Christmas blessings overseas

    Dec 20, 2010

    This year, thanks to the efforts of the Fort McPherson Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC), the needy in other countries will have a better Christmas. The PWOC worked with Operation Christmas Child (OCC), an organization that supplies relief gifts to children from countries all over the world, to send shoeboxes full of gifts to needy Families.

  • 'What resolution do you plan on making for the New Year''

    Dec 20, 2010

    Man on the street:The Sentinel asked members of the community: 'What resolution do you plan on making for the New Year''

  • Sentinels guard Unknowns on first snow day of season

    Dec 20, 2010

    Tomb Sentinels guard the Tomb of the Unknowns on the National Capital regions first snow day of the season.

  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" information portal

    Jun 2, 2011

    Information about the repeal of the DADT policy.

  • SecArmy greets SecNav

    Dec 20, 2010

    The Secretary of the Army John McHugh (left) and the Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus greet each other at center field after the coin toss for the 2010 Army Navy Football Game at Lincoln Financial Field, Dec. 11, 2010.

  • Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta gets the game flag

    Dec 20, 2010

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, holds the U.S. Flag presented by Navy parachutist Jim Woods (right) at the 111th Army Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 11, 2010. Also shown are Golden Knight parachutist Sgt. 1st Class John Berentis (left) and Sgt. Maj. Stephen Young of the Golden Knight Command Group.

  • HMMWV Reset in 60 seconds

    Dec 20, 2010

    In one minute, see the complete HMMWV Reset process at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas.

  • First 'Jingle Bell Run' opens Natick Fitness Trail

    Dec 20, 2010

    Sometimes the holiday season can feel like a marathon - lots of running around and not enough fun.

  • Battle of the Bulge remembered

    Dec 20, 2010

    This December marks the 66th anniversary of the famous Battle of the Bulge. It was Hitler's last great gamble to reverse the tide of war against the victories of western Allies.

  • 'Reindeer' stampede across JBM-HH

    Dec 20, 2010

    JBM-HHAca,!a,,cs Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a Reindeer Stampede in support of the annual Operation Santa that consisted of the Reindeer Stampede, a senior health fair and an all weekend basketball tournament.

  • Fort Sill volunteer restores Civil War cannon

    Dec 20, 2010

    The nearly 100 hours of restoring the artifact doesn't translate to a paycheck, instead for Harry Shapell, Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum volunteer, it is a labor of love.

  • Troops celebrate holidays in Iraq with party, sporting events

    Dec 20, 2010

    An aviation brigade from Fort Riley, Kan., hosted a holiday party in Iraq Dec. 19, giving deployed service members a chance to celebrate the season despite being away from home. The party, held on Camp Taji by the Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, included live music, food and sporting events. Service members from several Army and Air Force units on the camp attended the party.

  • Iraqi army air traffic controller takes skills test

    Dec 20, 2010

    Army air traffic controllers serving in Iraq with the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment work closely with their counterparts in the Iraqi army on Camp Taji. Together, the U.S. and Iraqi controllers monitor and direct air traffic around the base. The battalion's troops work with civilian contractors from the Washington Consulting Group to train the Iraqi soldiers.

  • Partnered forces target Taliban in Helmand

    Dec 20, 2010

    A partnered Afghan and International Security Assistance Force patrol killed several insurgents during an operation targeting two Taliban leaders in Afghanistan's Helmand province yesterday, military officials reported.

  • Deployed brigade reaches reenlistment goal in record time

    Dec 20, 2010

    According to Department of the Army goals, the 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, had one year to reenlist 427 Soldiers starting Oct. 1. It took them 61 days.

  • Iron Stronghold Resiliency Center opens on Camp Adder

    Dec 20, 2010

    In order to bring the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program to more Soldiers, the 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, recently opened the Iron Stronghold Resiliency Center on Camp Adder, Iraq.

  • Major Iraqi oil refinery demonstrates self-sufficiency

    Dec 20, 2010

    The South Refinery Company, an Iraqi Government-owned oil company in Basra, has gained the attention of United States Division-South for its ingenuity and resourcefulness in repairing parts of its facility that had been inoperable for decades.

  • Eighth Army celebrates holidays at annual concert

    Dec 20, 2010

    SEOUL - South Korean and American sevicemembers and families celebrated the holidays at the Korea-America Friendship Holiday Concert here at Seoul Performing Arts Center Dec. 19.

  • 18th CSSB sling load team trains for real-world missions

    Dec 20, 2010

    The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade sling load team conducted training with riggers from the 5th Quartermaster Detachment, 21st Special Troops Battalion, at Rhine Ordnance Barracks here, Nov. 29-30, in order to get a better understanding of how to unhook cargo after an airdrop and rig the cargo for helicopter pickup.

  • Pacesetters prevail at Camp Adder Fight Night

    Dec 20, 2010

    Although the skill set of most Pacesetters deals with dropping artillery shells on their enemies on the battlefield, lately the 3rd Battalion, 29th Artillery Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division has become known for dropping opponents in the ring.

  • 240th QMSC Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

    Dec 20, 2010

    The casing of the guidon is a time-honored tradition that signifies a unit leaving one duty post and embarking on another mission elsewhere.

  • US, Iraqi leaders discuss rule of law in Basra

    Dec 20, 2010

    Iraqi leaders and United States Division-South legal experts met recently to discuss rule of law at the Basra Operations Command (BaOC) Commander's Legal Conference.

  • West Point cadets receive exclusive briefing from general in Afghanistan

    Dec 20, 2010

    Nine West Point cadets and two German exchange students participated in an video teleconference and learned about the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan from an hour-long discussion led by Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, deputy commander for Regional Support, NTM-A and Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan. McGuiness was communicating from Camp Eggers in Kabul, and the cadets were at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • Out of sight, out of mind, indispensible: 1st Inf. Div. Hub Platoon keeps units in Iraq connected

    Dec 20, 2010

    Every day in southern Iraq, thousands of U.S. Soldiers across 33 bases are communicating with each other. Most don't realize it, but their connectivity is due to the efforts of a small group of Big Red One Soldiers in Kuwait.

  • American geophysicist aims to boost science program in Basra

    Dec 20, 2010

    U.S. officials in Basra have signed a mutual agreement with Collaboration Organization Basra (COB), a non-governmental organization for community developments, establishing a science program for middle and high school Iraqi students.

  • Accidents on the decline in USD-S

    Dec 20, 2010

    According to the official Army accident database, the Army closed out Fiscal Year 2010 with 3,911 accidents and 505 fatalities. It was a 50 percent decrease in accidents and two percent decrease in fatalities since FY 2009.

  • Central Issue Facility in Kuwait to lessen need for duffle-bag-drag

    Dec 20, 2010

    Opening of only CIF in Kuwait

  • Sharp: Alliance will respond 'decisively' to attacks

    Dec 19, 2010

    SEOUL - The top American military officer here said the Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance will respond "rapidly, proportionately and decisively" to any future North Korean provocations.

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