Archive: Dec 2010

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  • Operation Toy Drop brings thousands of toys to children in need

    Dec 12, 2010

    Over 5,000 toys were donated Dec. 10 and 11 by Soldiers stationed throughout Fort Bragg, N.C. The toys will be distributed throughout the region over the coming weeks to families and children in need of a little assistance this holiday season

  • U.S., Iraqi forces sign property transfer agreement

    Dec 12, 2010

    The United States Forces-Iraq and Iraqi Army signed a document transferring ownership of areas at Camp Taji known as "The Triangle" and "North Side" Dec. 5.

  • "A Purpose behind the Painting"

    Dec 12, 2010

    Spc. Bernal uses artistic talent to create lasting Lifeliner image

  • Iraqi Army schools produce newly-trained Soldiers

    Dec 12, 2010

    The Iraqi Army Engineer School, Bomb Disposal School and Field Engineer Regiment conducted a joint Basic Combat Training graduation ceremony for approximately 200 Soldiers at Camp Taji Nov. 30.

  • Obama visits US forces in Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2010

    Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade were on hand as President Obama visited servicememembers stationed at Bagram Airfield

  • ANSF, coalition leaders discuss Operation Hamkari

    Dec 12, 2010

    Afghan and coalition leaders discussed in Kandahar City Dec. 9 quantifiable results of the recent partnered strategy that puts civilian reconstruction efforts first and military action second.

  • Coordination center disperses life-saving information region wide

    Dec 12, 2010

    8:25 a.m. While communicating with the provincial information center, a roaming Afghan National Police unit rolls over a hidden pressure plate with their vehicle tire. The weight triggers the detonator, causing an instant explosion.

  • Whole lotta bundles

    Dec 12, 2010

    Contractors with the Bagram Regional Mail Distribution Center unload pallets of mail from an airplane at Bagram Air Field. The Bagram RMDC unloads at least 200,000 pounds of mail daily during the holidays. (U.S. Army photo by Private First Class Donte Gordon)

  • Soldiers relieve stress through poetry

    Dec 12, 2010

    Stress can be one of the biggest issues a war fighter faces while deployed and to stay healthy each Soldier must find a way to battle that pressure.

  • Combat Wounded Warriors Gain Closure with 'Operation Proper Exit'

    Dec 12, 2010

    Combat Wounded Warriors return to Iraq to gain closure as part of Operation Proper Exit, hosted by the 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Division -Center, Dec. 10.

  • 40th Engineer Company Soldiers hunt IEDs, ensure freedom of movement

    Dec 12, 2010

    The improvised explosive device, easily made and effective in producing casualties, has become the biggest nemesis for Coalition and Afghan National Security Forces in Afghanistan. But in the Uruzgan Province, the Soldiers of B Company, 40th Engineer Battalion, self-proclaimed "IED hunters," are out on the roads actively searching out IEDs to protect both the local civilians and military.

  • Iraq Armor School moves to Besmaya

    Dec 12, 2010

    The Iraq Armor School, Eastern Wing, moved from Camp Taji to the Combined Arms School at the Besmaya Combat Training Center Nov. 24.

  • Officers graduate first Iraqi Field Artillery Pre-Commanders Course

    Dec 12, 2010

    Seventeen Iraqi Army majors graduated from the first Iraqi Field Artillery Pre-Commanders Course taught at the Iraqi Field Artillery School in Abu Ghraib Dec. 1.

  • Iraqi MoD officially adopts NCO Education System

    Dec 12, 2010

    Iraq's Ministry of Defense officially adopted a Noncommissioned Officer Education System for the Iraqi Army Oct. 20, affording Iraq's noncommissioned officers the opportunity to engage in professional development within a standardized system that fosters professionalism and advancement.

  • Taji Training Center, NCO Academy graduate 1900

    Dec 12, 2010

    The Taji Training Center conducted a graduation ceremony for its largest Basic Combat Training class to date during a combined ceremony with the Taji Noncommissioned Officer Academy Nov. 28 at Camp Taji.

  • 'Task Force Warrior' takes on Afghan training role

    Dec 12, 2010

    With the ceremonial uncasing of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, colors embellished with streamers representing service in every major American campaign since the War of 1812, "Task Force Warrior" assumed the Afghan training and advisory mission of the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, ("Triple Deuce") 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Dec. 11. Held at Kabul Military Training Center, where 20,000 recruits train annually to become soldiers in the Afghan National Army, the ceremony was attended by personnel from the Afghan National Army and coalition countries supporting NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, including the United States, Britain, Turkey, Australia, France, Greece and Poland.

  • South Carolina Gold Star Families gather for holiday celebration

    Dec 11, 2010

    Instead of exchanging gifts, several dozen family members at the second annual Survivor Outreach Services holiday gathering shared memories of their beloved Soldiers who have died.

  • 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Armament Soldier Sets Standard for Hard Work, Job Discipline

    Dec 11, 2010

    During the last nine months at Multi National Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Spc. Jessica Newton has remained a fixture on the flight line as an armament specialist with D Company, Task Force No Mercy. The daily opportunity to work with helicopters has only increased her respect and interest in the aircraft.

  • Stetsons and Spurs A Cavalry Legacy

    Dec 11, 2010

    Cavalry Soldiers stand apart from the rest of the crowd. They take great pride in their customs and traditions, much like a distinguished cultural. Their heritage drives their traditions and pride they carry. The history of the Cavalry can be traced back to 1776, when the U.S. Cavalry was established with horse-mounted Troopers. The role of the Cavalry has always been reconnaissance, security and mounted assault. After World War II, the Cavalry began phasing out horses and transitioning to a mechanized, mounted force.

  • Scouts' Honor

    Dec 11, 2010

    A Banshee Troop scout weapons team, two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters, successfully aided coalition ground forces clear a known enemy location to protect and assist them in recovering dangerous weapons in Zabul province, Afghanistan early October.

  • Dart on Target

    Dec 11, 2010

    The downed aircraft recovery team of D Troop, Task Force Saber is responsible for reacting within minutes to damaged helicopters that are unable to return to Kandahar Airfield.

  • Army-Navy pregame activities

    Dec 11, 2010

    Army-Navy pregame activities at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

  • Flight Synergy

    Dec 11, 2010

    Two different aircraft with separate objectives fly together to accomplish the single mission of securing southern Afghanistan, protecting coalition ground forces and Afghan civilians from insurgent activity.

  • Behind the Scenes Setting the Stage for Success

    Dec 11, 2010

    In the midst of Operation Enduring Freedom, E Troop, Task Force Saber Soldiers are powering the forward arming and refueling point at Forward Operating Base Wilson in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • Side by Side for Peace and Prosperity

    Dec 11, 2010

    Task Force Saber Pathfinder Team One conducted a Kandahar Airfield defense mission with the British Royal Air Force Regiment in Kandahar province, Afghanistan Nov. 16 during the Afghan holiday Eid-al-Qorbon, a celebration of forgiveness, friendship and peace.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Dec 11, 2010

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Kuwaiti Brig. Gen. Mohammed Al Khether, 25th Commando Brigade Special Forces commanding general (right), Col. Robert G. Cheatham, Area Support Group - Kuwait commander (center) and Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill, Office of Military Cooperation - Kuwait chief (left), plant friendship trees at the ASG-K headquarters for Third Army Dec. 9 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Air Force Brig. Gen. Touhill, Brig. Gen. Khether and Col. Cheatham planted the two palm trees as a symbol of solidarity between Kuwaiti and U.S. forces. "We have partners that we can depend on in case anything happens in the region," Brig. Gen. Khether said.

  • The defense of COP Margah: a story of valor

    Dec 11, 2010

    Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, successfully defended COP Margah from a complex attack against more than 120 insurgents during the early morning hours of Oct. 30.

  • CAB Soldiers re-enlist on USS Missouri

    Dec 10, 2010

    Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade stand before the flag from "Ground Zero," the site of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, as they re-enlists on the U.S.S. Missouri Memorial, in Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7.

  • Santa's Workshop ensures gifts under trees

    Dec 10, 2010

    More than 1,500 Fort Carson children will awake to presents under their trees Christmas morning, thanks to the generosity of Mountain Post and local community volunteers who stocked the Santa's Workshop shelves with toys.

  • 4th Inf. Div. opens Yellow Ribbon Room

    Dec 10, 2010

    The Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, opened its Yellow Ribbon Room at Fort Carson Dec. 1 to support family readiness by opening lines of communication. The DSTB Yellow Ribbon Room contains six cubicles, each with a laptop and webcam. The broadband Internet stations are equipped to stream real-time video and audio signals from overseas. They are also available for sending e-mails, completing homework, paying bills and browsing websites.

  • Traweeks spend 10 great years on Kwajalein

    Dec 10, 2010

    After almost 10 years of service to U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site, Billy Traweek and his wife Lauren are moving on to their next assignment. USAKA/RTS staff hosted a farewell luncheon and ceremony Dec. 8 to thank the Traweeks for their hard work and dedication while here on Kwajalein. At the luncheon Traweek was awarded an Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, which was presented by Col. Joseph Gaines, the commander of USAKA/RTS.

  • <b>Through military ceremony, 1ID's Duke Brigade announces deployment<b>

    Dec 10, 2010

    Braving the elements, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division marched to their deployment ceremony in a time-honored tradition. The ceremony draws its history from hundreds of years of family and friends saying goodbye to their loved ones as they prepare to deploy. The 3/1 IBCT held their deployment ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9 at Brooks Field on Fort Knox. The brigade is scheduled to deploy in early winter to eastern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Their mission will be to assist Afghan National Security Forces in protecting the Afghan people, neutralize the insurgency, and set the conditions necessary for successful transition of regional control to the Afghan government.

  • Helping wounded warriors and their families

    Dec 10, 2010

    NARFE donates $200 for the families of wounded warriors.

  • Making A Lost General Their Wing Man

    Dec 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A fifth floor conference room at the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command took on another dimension of importance Dec. 1 when it was named after a local military leader whose legacy is still very much a part of both the Arsenal and the Huntsville area community.

  • Local students win at science fair

    Dec 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Wahiawa Elementary School was abuzz with excitement, Dec. 2, as 57 fifth-graders representing eight area elementary schools shared their projects with judges, parents and teachers at the 4th Annual North Central District Science Fair.

  • Garrison Commander Gives Community High Marks

    Dec 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Garrison commander Col. John Hamilton understands the significance of discussing Redstone Arsenal growth and transition plans with more than 100 business and community leaders at the annual BRAC to the Future community conference which was held Friday at the Von Braun Center.

  • Ground Support Keeps Aviators Flying

    Dec 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's one sure way to get customer feedback from those who use your systems in the field - bring them to your city of business, provide them with lots of information about product issues and upgrades, and introduce them to the managers who are responsible for providing the best support possible.

  • Lighting Brings Post Christmas Tree To Life

    Dec 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Justus Turner, 3, wants Army guys for Christmas. Army guys is exactly what he got and then some at the eighth annual community Christmas tree lighting Thursday at Bicentennial Chapel. Not only was the event decked out with real life Soldiers, but even the man with the naughty and nice list made an appearance.

  • Local students win at science fair

    Dec 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Wahiawa (Hawaii) Elementary School was abuzz with excitement, Dec. 2, as 57 fifth-graders representing eight area elementary schools shared their projects with judges, parents and teachers at the 4th Annual North Central District Science Fair.

  • Military Service Is Family Affair

    Dec 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It's not easy for Laverne Arthur to remember all the military installations she and her husband Ron have visited over the years. There's Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Riley, Kan., Camp Lejeune, N.C., Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., 29 Palms, Calif., Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Parris Island, S.C., and a whole slew of installations in Okinawa, Japan, to name a few.

  • Army cook earns Bronze Star

    Dec 10, 2010

    Her facial expression was one of astonishment as Maria Rodriguez-Torres listened to the narrative accompanying her husband's Bronze Star medal earned in Afghanistan.

  • Holiday crowd enjoys snow at AMR

    Dec 10, 2010

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Snow fell, here, Saturday. Keiki wearing summer shorts and sandals jumped right into the piles of snow, specially brought in for the 14th Annual Holiday Fun Fest. The event was organized by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and drew in more than 1,000 visitors.

  • West Point cadets drum up support in Pentagon

    Dec 10, 2010

    Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point stormed the Pentagon Dec. 10 to rally support for the Black Knights in advance of Saturday's football game against Navy's Midshipmen.

  • Pershing's Decision: How the United States Fought its First Modern Coalition War

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Earlier separation notices enable flexibility for Monmouth personnel

    Dec 10, 2010

    To enable civilian employees declining a transfer of function from Fort Monmouth to Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Md., to apply for retirement and severance pay benefits as soon as possible, the projected date for beginning to issue separation notices to those personnel has been moved up from June 15, 2011, to Jan. 18, 2011.

  • Wounded warriors, surviving family enjoy Patriot Hunt

    Dec 10, 2010

    When Rachaelle Langmack's husband died in the line of duty, his absence left a hole in her son's life that she couldn't fill, until she heard of Patriot Hunts.

  • Ask the Garrison Commander: On-post animal policies, housing BAHAca,!E+issues addressed

    Dec 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The "Ask the Garrison Commander" program is designed as a communication tool to allow Soldiers, civilians and family members to have their concerns addressed and questions answered by the commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • Streaming debuts at live town hall

    Dec 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Health, wellness and safety, and more than 20 queries on a variety of housing, education and security issues, filled a fast-paced, 90-minute televised town hall, here, Dec. 1.

  • APS - 3 equipment overhauled in Korean port

    Dec 10, 2010

    Packed with more than 1,000 trucks, trailers, and other equipment belonging to the Army's Prepositioned Stocks - 3 program, the USNS Watson docked in Gwangyang, South Korea, to service its cargo.

  • Tracking the SMDC-ONE Nanosatellite

    Dec 10, 2010

    Members of the USASMDC/ARSTRAT Concepts Analysis Laboratory observe and record telemetry and tracking data for the SMDC-ONE nanosatellite during a recent orbit that brought the satellite over the Redstone Arsenal, Ala., ground station.

  • Lt. Gen. Lynch visits Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Dec 10, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - During his Dec. 9 trip to the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commanding general of Installation Management Command and the assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, reaffirmed his commitment to Soldiers and their Families.

  • DAS visit Operational Test Command

    Dec 10, 2010

    Lt. Gen. William J. Troy, Director of the Army Staff, visited the U.S. Army Operational Test Command, Fort Hood, TX, Dec. 9 for briefing, orientation and discussion with OTC leadership. Brig. Gen. Don MacWillie is the OTC commanding general and is responsible for four local and three forward test directorates plus staff. He also oversees the Forward Operational Assessment (FOA) team mission for ATEC which sends teams of 24-27 soldiers, DA civilians and contractors into theater to complete assessment of rapidly fielded equipment.

  • BG Akin's Holiday Message to Sustainers

    Dec 10, 2010

    On behalf of the entire 3d Expeditionary Sustainment Command, I want to take this opportunity to wish you the warmest of Holiday greetings and a Happiest New Year. First and foremost - thank you for the tremendous job you are doing taking care of our Soldiers, our Civilians and their Families. The over seven thousand Soldiers of the ESC remain adaptive and ready to ensure the warfighter has everything they need to accomplish the mission.

  • Smokeless tobacco not permitted in workplace

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As an assistant inspector general, one holds the duty of correcting any violation of regulation, policy, or law. Most violations can be corrected with a "Teach and Train" also known as "an on the spot correction."

  • Exhibits at Walter Reed examine the war on terrorism

    Dec 10, 2010

    The National Museum of Health and Medicine at Walter Reed Army

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedule

    Dec 10, 2010

  • BUENA STUDENTS TOUR TIC

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Twenty students from Buena High School toured the facilities of the Technology Integration Center (TIC) Nov. 30, 2010, at Fort Huachuca to gain a better understanding of the electronic components the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) tests and fields for the Army and other Government agencies.

  • Spirit alive at West Point for Army-Navy Game

    Dec 10, 2010

    After a Spirit Dinner at the Cadet Mess, the Black Knights led the Corps of Cadets out of Washington Hall and onto Daly Field for a Spirit Rally and Bonfire Dec. 9. The game ball was handed to the captain of the West Point Marathon Team who led his teammates out of West Point for a more-than-170-mile run to Philadelphia.

  • Maneuver Center takes shape

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2010) - Army efforts to assemble the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning took a giant step forward this year, but hurdles remain before the organization becomes fully operational next September, the deputy garrison commander for transformation said Tuesday at the monthly MCoE community update.

  • Inaugural class completes Maneuver Pre-Command Course

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2010) - Another batch of senior officers made it through Fort Benning's Pre-Command Course on Thursday, but this class made a little history.

  • 'Twin Towers' wrap up basic training

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2010) - A set of identical twins made it through basic training this fall. In the process, they left behind a trace of confusion on Sand Hill.

  • Military working dogs uncover hidden stashes

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 10, 2010) - "Bomb" and "drug" dogs have been scouring Fort Benning this week, sniffing out explosives and illegal narcotics in barracks rooms and buildings. But it's not what you think. These dogs are military working dogs undergoing annual certification. And the drugs and explosives' They're training aids - planted by members of the 209th Military Police Detachment's military working dogs section - with just enough authenticity for the dogs to sniff them out.

  • Warrior Training Center's Air Assault Course prepares students for combat operations

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "The toughest 11 days in the Army" is a common phrase among students at Fort Benning's Air Assault School

  • Post town hall meetings to expand to Facebook

    Dec 10, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning town hall meetings are a way to have issues and concerns addressed with leadership and agencies on post. In order to provide Soldiers and their families more opportunity to do so, Fort Benning is planning its first Facebook town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12.

  • Hunting for recreation: Fort Bragg wounded warriors enjoy day

    Dec 10, 2010

    Patriot Hunts is a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting wounded warriors with wilderness excursions. On Dec. 4, Rachaelle Langmack (whose husband died in the line of duty) and her 12-year old son, Carson participated in a European tower pheasant shoot, hosted on the 2,000 acre Allen Brothers Hunting Preserve near Bladenboro, N.C.

  • Extreme makeover: Improving Fort Bragg buildings to meet the demands of today

    Dec 10, 2010

    The buildings where we live and work contribute more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than the cars we drive. Currently there are 11 projects which aim to fine-tune or retro-commission many of the buildings on Fort Bragg. This retro-commissioning projects aims to make a large impact on the 25 million square feet of floor space on the installation

  • Fort Bragg schools find initiative on America Recycles Day

    Dec 10, 2010

    Sustainable Fort Bragg and Fort Bragg Schools collaborated on America Recycles Day on Nov. 15 to Bag the Bag. For the Bag the Bag initiative, the Chico Bag ™ Bag Monster visited Albritton School and Irwin School to educate classes about recycling and the disadvantages of plastic bags. Albritton School students admonished the Bag Monster with chants of "You should be recycled!" and "See you in the recycling bin!"

  • McHugh: DoD teachers vital to military readiness

    Dec 10, 2010

    Teachers are vitally important to military readiness, the Army's top official said today during a ceremony recognizing the top teachers in the Defense Department's worldwide school system.

  • Tree lighting ceremonies kick off Stewart, Hunter holiday season

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Women-led US teams work with Afghan women

    Dec 10, 2010

    Following the counterinsurgency tenet of supporting civilians, the Army and Marines have deployed women-focused teams to gain insight into Afghanistan's mostly silent female population.

  • DoD expands community-based child care options

    Dec 10, 2010

    The Defense Department will launch an initiative early next year aimed at expanding the quality and quantity of community-based child care options for geographically dispersed Reserve and Active Duty families and for families facing long waits for on-base care.

  • Iowa ADT brings tractor, hope to Chowkay

    Dec 10, 2010

    The Iowa National Guard's 734th Agribusiness Development brought a two-wheeled tractor to the Chowkay Demonstration Farm Dec. 5. The tractor represented a level of technology not often seen since revolution and war consumed Afghanistan's agriculture sector in the late 1970s.

  • Army medics help boy back on his feet

    Dec 10, 2010

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - The fair-skinned blonde medic cradled the Afghan boy in her arms as she entered the coffee shop here. A Soldier and another young woman followed them inside. The boy's legs were wrapped in blankets and people inside the shop turned their heads to gaze at the boy as the group came in.

  • 101st Div. makes Ky. gov. honorary Screaming Eagle

    Dec 10, 2010

    BAGRAM Airfield, Afghanistan - The commander of the Combined Joint Task Force-101 and Regional Command East, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John Campbell, made Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear an honorary Screaming Eagle over a video teleconference Nov. 4 for his support and dedication to the 101st Airborne Division.

  • A day in the life of an Army truck driver in Afghanistan

    Dec 10, 2010

    Garrett Bartlett has logged thousands of miles across barren landscapes. He carries the mail and supplies vital to the well-being of Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Connolly in Nangarhar Province.

  • Afghan, coalition leaders discuss strategy

    Dec 10, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Afghan National Security Forces leaders in Regional Command-East briefed coalition and local Afghan government leaders on their strategy for the upcoming months Dec. 5.

  • Deployed Australians still full of holiday cheer

    Dec 10, 2010

    The Christmas tree is topped with an angel, wrapped with sparkly garland and decorated with cheerful, bright ornaments but Cpl. Chloe Jakob, an administration clerk and part-time Christmas tree decorator, isn't home in Australia but deployed to Multi National Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan.

  • Iron Rakkasans operate in insurgent haven to find, remove threats

    Dec 10, 2010

    GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Task Force Iron Rakkasan conducted Operation Blade III in eastern Ghazni Province Dec. 5. Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, have conducted several operations in the Brimzi area over the past couple of weeks and Blade III was an extension of those missions.

  • Defense secretary visits Task Force Panther

    Dec 10, 2010

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Task Force Panther Soldiers crowd in close to listen to remarks by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates at Forward Operating Base Connolly in eastern Afghanistan Dec. 7. Gates visited soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Panther, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

  • Working on a Kiowa

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Wife, Mother Serves for Family, Country

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Commander in Chief surprises 10th CAB Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Transfer of Authority finds brothers trading places

    Dec 10, 2010

  • Military service is a Milas family tradition

    Dec 10, 2010

    Story about brothers trading places in Afghanistan.

  • Aerostat balloon provides Aca,!A"eyes in the skyAca,!A? for enhanced security in Uruzgan provin

    Dec 10, 2010

    Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition Forces expanded their capability to impede insurgent activities in the Uruzgan province with the launch of the Persistent Threat Detection System at Multi National Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Dec. 7.

  • Commander in Chief visits 10th CAB Soldiers at Bagram Airfield

    Dec 10, 2010

    President Barack Obama surprised nearly 3,500 servicemembers gathered in a large aircraft hangar at Bagram Airfield late Friday night. The commander in chief, casually dressed, made his entrance around 10:30 p.m., and walked across the stage to the podium to a loud greeting from servicemembers, after being introduced by International Security Assistance Force Commander Gen. David Petraeus.

  • Combat Patch Ceremony

    Dec 9, 2010

    Photo and cutline from our Patch ceremony at Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Keiki, spouses treated to holiday entertainment at Native Hawaiian Liaison event

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -A,A Christmas came early for spouses and children of deployed Soldiers at a holiday party at the Nehelani, here, Friday. The spouses and keiki are members of the Blue Star Card Program, a U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii initiative.

  • USARHAW celebrates holiday creativity

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Greeting cards go hand-in-hand with the holidays, and on Army installations across Oahu, it's no different. Well, maybe a little different. Giant holiday cards measuring 4 feet by 8 feet have greeted residents, employees and visitors as they enter Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter and Tripler Army Medical Center since the 1990s.

  • JVEF renews funding for Army School Partnership Program

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Joint Venture Education Forum allotted $94,000 for the Army School Partnership Program, here, Nov. 10.

  • Credit repair is a legal situation, responsibility

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Credit repair businesses advertise that they can repair a credit score, remove negative information or even legally create a new credit identity. But don't believe these claims; they're likely a scam. The truth is, there is no fast way to improve credit worthiness. Improving your credit takes time, a conscious effort and ticking to a personal debt repayment plan.

  • DoD housing project reaches milestone

    Dec 9, 2010

    HONOLULU - The largest, privatized housing contract ever awarded by the Department of Defense and the Department of the Army - one that has earned recognition as one of the largest solar-powered communities in the world - has achieved another notable milestone.

  • CAB conducts air assault exercise with 3-4 Cav.inf

    Dec 9, 2010

    Soldiers from A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, conduct air assault training with a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, at East Range, near Wheeler Army Airfield.

  • Food, culture mixed together, served at workshop

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A helping of Hawaiian culture and food was served to the audience at the traditional Hawaiian foods workshop, Nov. 16, here, at the Sgt. Yano Library.

  • Fort Riley signs FMWR Employee and Customer Covenant

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - The signing of the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Employee and Customer Covenant was a promise to provide excellent customer service. The covenant was signed by Col. Kevin Brown, Fort Riley garrison commander, and Steve Tully, DFMWR director, following a meeting Dec. 1 at King Field House.

  • Fort Riley home to top-rated division-level installation CPAC

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Employees at the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center were surprised with a rather large box of chocolates from their director, Dianne Peters, Dec. 1. The reason for the abundance of sweets was to celebrate the centers ranking for the Fiscal Year 2010 Civilian Human Resources Agency Customer Satisfaction Survey. The Fort Riley CPAC exceeded the Army average in every category and received an overall satisfaction rate of 4.35 out of a possible 5, Peters said.

  • School age centers offer computer labs, homework center

    Dec 9, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Parents needing before- and after-school child care in Army Hawaii can enroll their children at Child, Youth and School Services' school age centers.

  • Community policies aim to ensure safe holiday season

    Dec 9, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" To help ensure this holiday season is a safe one, residents in Island Palm Communities at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, should heed installation policies when decorating their homes.

  • 'Tis the season

    Dec 9, 2010

    Beatris Parra searches for holiday decorations at the Hui Thrift Shop's Christmas Room, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 16.

  • Photo Release - Army North, Fort Sam Houston CG enlists young Americans into U.S. Army at Spurs game

    Dec 9, 2010

    San Antonio - Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, commanding general, U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, meets with young recruits and speaks with them about today's Army. He told them they were about to enter the best equipped and best trained Army in the world. Swan enlisted 32 new Soldiers into the Army during a ceremony Dec. 8 at the ATT Center in downtown San Antonio. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion San Antonio. Afterward, the new recruits and their Families were invited to stay and watch the Antonio Spurs basketball game against the Golden State Warriors.

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