Archive: Feb 2010

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  • Warriors over Humphreys 71 - 69 in 8th Army b-ball championship

    Feb 2, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Area I Warriors gave everything they had on the basketball court as they made two buzzer beater shots to take down the Area III team Humphreys 71-69 in the 8th Army Championship Jan. 30 for men 33 years old and over in Casey garrison's Carey Fitness Center.

  • Fitness clinic treats all on Hovey

    Feb 2, 2010

    CAMP HOVEY, Republic of Korea - The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sports division on U.S. Army garrison Red Cloud treated more than 50 Soldiers, civilians and Family members to a Fitness Clinic and Training Seminar Jan. 30 in the Camp Hovey Fitness Center.

  • Fast pace offensive play helps Humphreys win 8th Army tournament

    Feb 2, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The members from the 348 Quartermaster, 19th Training Support Company USAG-Humphreys, TRU used their size and speed to their advantage to defeat the 501st Sustainment Brigade, Camp Carroll, Devils 66-61 in overtime to win the 8th Army championship for the unit level basketball division.

  • ACS provides support for third nation spouses

    Feb 2, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - In the course of human events as they happen in Army garrison life, Soldiers frequently marry third-country nationals as well as host-country nationals, without thought or planning for their status in regard to immigration or citizenship post nuptials. Sometimes this absence of planning leads to Soldiers changing stations without being able to take their new spouses and dependents, which results in the new spouse being left behind with no support.

  • Tax Center opens for the benefit of all in Area I

    Feb 2, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The Judge Advocate General's office in Casey garrison's Maude Hall opened their Tax Center with a ribbon cutting and cake cutting Feb. 1. The afternoon marked the first day of business for the Tax Center in Area 1.

  • Warrior University provides a degree at three

    Feb 2, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Education Centers in Red Cloud and Casey garrisons now have and additional outlet for Soldiers who are willing to better themselves with the addition of Warrior University, a new program affiliated with the Real Warrior Campaign plan steered by Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, 2nd Infantry Division commander.

  • Cobra Gold 2010

    Feb 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Marking the 177th year of U.S.-Thai relations, U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers join other U.S. forces and five partner countries for the 29th annual Cobra Gold exercise-Cobra Gold 10-being held in Thailand. Military personnel representing Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Republic of Korea and the United States will participate in the joint and coalition multinational exercise hosted annually by the Kingdom of Thailand Feb. 1-11. Cobra Gold 2010 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises designed to promote regional peace and security and will consist of a coalition task force (CTF) and United Nations Force (UNF) command post exercise (CPX), humanitarian civic assistance projects, and field training exercises including live fire events. A separate global peace operation initiative (GPOI) field training event is also planned.

  • Fort Greely Follows Time-Honored NCO Tradition

    Feb 2, 2010

    The tradition of inducting newly promoted NCOs into the Corps of the Non-Commisioned Officer is upheld by the passing of this time-honored milestone from senior to junior NCOs. The military police officers of the 49th Missile Defense BN, Alaska Army National Guard are no different as one platoon sergeant utilizes the skills her Soldiers possess to train and continue on this NCO tradition.

  • Fort Greely Follows Time Honored NCO Tradition

    Feb 2, 2010

    The tradition of inducting newly promoted NCOs into the Corps of the Non-Commisioned Officer is upheld by the passing of this time honored milestone from senior to junior NCOs. The military police officers of the 49th Missile Defense BN, Alaska Army National Guard are no different as one platoon sergeant utilizes the skills her Soldiers pocess to train and continue on this NCO tradition.

  • Division run brings 'Tropic Lightning' together

    Feb 2, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., 25th Infantry Division's commanding general, leads the annual division run during the early morning hours at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. This year's run marks the first occasion in which Caslen has been able to participate in a group event with the majority of the brigades and battalions stationed at Schofield Barracks.

  • '1st Lightning' Soldiers support Wildcats on 'GameDay'

    Feb 2, 2010

  • General receives Trumpet Award for inspiring others

    Feb 2, 2010

    Gen. William E. Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, became a Trumpet Award recipient Saturday for his ability to inspire others.

  • NGB, NORTHCOM discuss disaster response during hurricane workshop

    Feb 2, 2010

    The National Guard Bureau and U.S. Northern Command conducted their annual hurricane workshop Jan. 19-22 in downtown Tampa.

  • Army Family Action Plan on target for 2010

    Feb 2, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (Feb. 2, 2010) - In early January, 96 Department of the Army delegates from across the nation selected 16 of 82 pending quality-of-life issues to resolve through the Army Family Action Plan Process. The AFAP process is the principal Army program Army leaders use to enhance the quality of life for Soldiers and their Family members. The delegates who attended the DA-level conference represented the entire Army Family - Active and Reserve Component Soldiers, leaders, Family members, retirees and DA civilians.

  • Wounded warrior becomes first blind Soldier to take company command

    Feb 2, 2010

    Capt. Scotty Smiley became the first blind officer to assume company command as he accepted the guidon for a Warrior Transition Unit at West Point, N.Y., Monday.

  • Senior Tanzanian general visits U.S. Army Africa

    Feb 2, 2010

    Leaders from U.S. Army Africa welcomed Maj. Gen. Wynjones Matthew Kisamba to the command headquarters at Caserma Ederle on Jan.27.

  • Operation Rising Star winner cuts CD, praises Army Family Covenant

    Feb 2, 2010

    Capt. Matt Pratt and his wife Lisa lived the dream of the Army Family Covenant on Feb. 1, in Southern California.

  • Ceremony inducts Soldiers into NCO corps

    Feb 2, 2010

    LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (Jan. 27, 2010) -- In a ceremony here steeped in military tradition, 15 Soldiers were formally inducted into the Army's noncommissioned officer corps.

  • Enlisted commandants discuss integrating film industry technology into training

    Feb 2, 2010

    Commandants from the Army's Noncommissioned Officer Academies discussed new ways to train and educate Soldiers and noncommissioned officers at the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies on Jan. 26.

  • USO packages bound for troops overseas

    Feb 2, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl Horst, commander of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington and Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region, helps pack boxes going to troops overseas.

  • FY11 budget includes $400 million for re-enlistment bonuses

    Feb 2, 2010

    The Army revealed its Fiscal Year 2011 budgets Feb. 1, including $143 billion to fund training and sustainment of the total force, and an additional $102 billion to fund operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Joint Munitions Command's Environmental Processes Are Soldier Ready

    Feb 2, 2010

    The Joint Munitions Command's five year journey to reach its Environmental Management System goals means kudos to its installations because they took an active role in getting there. The JMC's installations met the International Organization for Standardization 14001:2004 requirement by its December 2009 deadline in accordance with Executive Order 13423 and Army policy. The ISO standard provides guidance on a management system that minimizes harmful effects on the environment.

  • Mississippi Guardsman embodies Army Value of integrity

    Feb 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - A Mississippi Army National Guard Soldier received a command sergeant major award during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Jan. 29.

  • "Provider" commander visits "Wagonmasters" at Habur Gate

    Feb 2, 2010

    Habur Gate, Iraq - Flying to Habur Gate from the south in a UH-60 Black Hawk, the scenery gradually changes from flat, tan desert sands to patchwork fields of varied shapes and shades of green to smoothly rolling hills and finally small green mountains divided into tiers by bands of brownish rock.

  • Son of singing preacher-man finds time to rhyme

    Feb 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - As the son of a preacher, Spc. Shanesel Dawson, a Shreveport, La., native, and the Nuclear Biological and Chemical noncommissioned officer in charge for 1083rd Transportation Company, 264th Combat Support Supply Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), out of Minden, La., grew up listening to his father sing the word of God.

  • More than 3,000 Soldiers move in Taji's first fixed-wing redeployment

    Feb 2, 2010

    More than 3,000 Soldiers participated in the first fixed-wing redeployment operation out of Camp Taji, Iraq, Jan. 27.

  • Haiti News

    Feb 2, 2010

    News from the 3rd ESC and JTF Haiti

  • "For Heroism...." The Soldier's Medal

    Feb 2, 2010

    The first awards of the Soldier's Medal were announced by the War Department on October 17, 1927 when the first four awards were made.

  • Child, Youth and School Services offers free online tutoring, resources

    Feb 2, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Soldiers and Family Members now have access to their own personal tutors, thanks to a new program. Child, Youth and School Services offers free resources and tutoring for children of active and wounded Soldiers, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers, Army civilians and survivors, through Tutor.com. Tutor.com is an online tutoring and homework assistance service for students. The service provides help to students 24 hours a day with homework, test preparation, educational resources and even term paper reviews in more than 16 academic subjects as well as Advanced Placement level and introductory college courses.

  • Final Control and Support Building Beam; First Blast Concrete - Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destructi

    Feb 2, 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 the BGCAPP.

  • Tax Center opens for business; ready to save customers thousands in tax prep fees

    Feb 2, 2010

    Money doesn't grow on trees, but the tax professionals at military Tax Centers can help you find it in places you might not expect.

  • North Dakota attorney heads up legal assistance office on Kosovo mission

    Feb 2, 2010

    Like everyone else stationed here, 1st Lt. Matthew E. Headley needs to go through security to get on Camp Bondsteel. Eight years ago, though, it was Headley who was standing at the gate, working as a guard providing security at NATO camps in Bosnia. "I graduated from Bemidji (Minn.) State and came over to Bosnia as a contractor for a year," he said. "I was just looking for something to do. I was doing security, base security like they do here." Headley now works to provide a different sort of security. He is the chief of legal assistance and claims at Camp Bondsteel and heads an important three-person team that deals with a wide range of issues important to Soldiers away from home. The team does everything from filling out tax forms to addressing child support, landlord/tenant, mortgage and consumer matters.

  • Operation Unified Response transitions to Haitian self-sustainment

    Feb 2, 2010

    Joint Task Force - Haiti is beginning to transition to the next phase of its involvement in Operation Unified Response, following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked the island nation of Haiti about two weeks ago.

  • First month of 2010 chalks up two firsts for Blue Grass Chemical Weapons Destruction Plant

    Feb 2, 2010

  • Continuing the tradition

    Feb 2, 2010

    Photo release showing the 1st Infantry Division's senior noncommisioned officer, Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Champagne, placing the Big Red One combat patch on the shoulder of Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, the division's commander.

  • Staying Big Red One Strong

    Feb 2, 2010

    Photo release shows the reenlistment ceremony of the first Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division to reenlist during the unit's current deployment to Iraq.

  • Military announces Afghanistan web project

    Feb 2, 2010

    The International Security Assistance Force's joint command announced a new Web site today to support the public affairs project, "30 Days Through Afghanistan."

  • Budget, defense reviews focus on current wars

    Feb 2, 2010

    When Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates came to his post two years ago, he recognized a glaring deficiency in the defense budgeting process: "Those fighting the current war had no seat at the budget table at all."

  • ENCAP projects provide infrastructure, training

    Feb 2, 2010

    In a village too small to recognize on a map, the principal of the Wadnakhunsan School in the Ratchaburi Province in Central Thailand, observes progress on a multi-purpose room currently under construction in front of the main school building.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Juanita B. Sales Lee

    Aug 29, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Juanita B. Sales Lee

  • Behind the Food Surge

    Feb 1, 2010

    Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team assist in numerous way to ensure the Food Surge reaches the people of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

  • Training

    Feb 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE LIBERTY, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class Mario Curtis of Victoriaville, Calif., the communications and electronics platoon sergeant for 1st Maintenance Company, 260th Combat Service Support Battalion, 96th Sustainment Brigade, trains Pfc. Marc Jones from Port Huron, Mich., a radar repairer and Spc. David Henning from Milton, Del., a supply specialist, on the proper procedures and operation of the company's Single Channel Ground-To-Air Radios. Since the 1st Main. Co.'s rank have varied military specialties within, it is not unusual to see a variety of cross level military proficiency training.

  • Mobile, Ala., Soldier takes 3rd in Dr. MLK run

    Feb 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION TAJI, Iraq - Cpl. Terrance Clausell, a native of Mobile, Ala., and a 498th Transportation Company, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13 Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), heavy equipment operator, came in third place overall in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance day five kilometer run here Jan. 18.

  • Operations Company Maintains Presence at Basra During Transition

    Feb 1, 2010

  • Franks Report

    Feb 1, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> In July of 2008, General George W. Casey, Jr., Army Chief of Staff, asked retired General Frederick Franks Jr. to review the current Physical Evaluation Board (PEB)/Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) process and recommend improvements to supporting the Army's wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and their families. General Franks sought guidance from numerous experts within the Army, across the services and from several allied nations. Franks produced three strategic and 43 tactical recommendations designed to create a PEB/MEB process with greater trust and transparency.

  • West Point's Smiley-driving on with life

    Feb 1, 2010

  • West Point's Smiley-driving on with life

    Feb 1, 2010

    Soldier, Infantryman, Airborne, Ranger, combat diver, mountain climber, skier, triathlete, surfer, husband and father are just a few words to describe Capt. Scotty Smiley. Now, add company commander to his decorated resume and incredible distinction. At 1 p.m. Monday, Smiley became the first blind officer who has been bestowed the responsibility of leading a company as he assumed command of the Warrior Transition Unit at West Point.

  • Commanding General thanks air, space and missile defense community during keynote speech

    Feb 1, 2010

    Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, was the keynote speaker at the annual membership and awards luncheon of the Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) on Jan. 29.

  • Nov. 19, 2009 -National Guard Joint Senior Leadership Conference

    Feb 1, 2010

  • Future Army Chaplain Answers Call to Serve

    Feb 1, 2010

    WASHINGTON - Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Alec Scott felt a higher calling at a young age that led him not only down a military path, but down a religious one as well.

  • CSA addresses worldwide challenges at Brookings Institution

    Feb 1, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said as the Army looks to the future, his two key concerns are weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terrorists and countries that won't deny safe havens to those terrorists.

  • MDW Commanding General Retention Excellence Awards

    Feb 1, 2010

    Several Military District of Washington career counselors were honored on Jan. 29, 2010 during the Commanding General's Retention Excellence Awards Ceremony.

  • New Iraqi tanker unit takes lead

    Feb 1, 2010

    New Soldiers of the 5th Iraqi Tank Battalion joined U.S. Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry for their first patrol.

  • Iraqi mortarmen complete first live-fire exercise

    Feb 1, 2010

    Iraqi troops demonstrated their mortar skills to U.S. counterparts during a live-fire exercise in eastern Al Anbar province Jan. 27.

  • Guard assists seven states with winter-storm emergencies

    Feb 1, 2010

    Winter storms created dangerous conditions across the nation's midsection late last week and into the weekend, and more than 560 National Guard members were called out in seven states to deal with the mess.

  • Three retire, combined service more than 60 years

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz--Colonel Timothy Faulkner, U.S. Army Garrison commander, Fort Huachuca congratulates Anna Garces, wife of retiring Sgt. 1st Class Steven Garces during Friday's Installation Retirement Ceremony in Fitch Auditorium. Sgt. 1st Class Steven Garces has 20 years of service. Sgt. Major Thomas Sanchez has 26 years of service. Both men and their families plan to reside in Sierra Vista. Chief Warrant Officer Four Rodney Thomas has 21 years of service. He and his family plan to reside in Covington, Ga.

  • Cobra Gold 2010 kicks off in Thailand

    Feb 1, 2010

    Cobra Gold 2010, the annual combined, joint exercise featuring armed forces of United States, Thailand and more than 20 other nations began Feb. 1, in Thailand's eastern province of Rayong.

  • Fort Belvoir Tax Center prepares for filing season

    Feb 1, 2010

    Fort Belvoir's Tax Center opens Monday to allow military personnel and their families to file their 2009 taxes. This year's center is in the Community Center near Pence Gate.

  • Signal unit honors retirees in Greely Hall ceremony

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz--Five people were recognized for their government service in a ceremony held in Greely Hall here Jan. 21. In addition to the ceremony, two of the honorees participated in a hallway ribbon cutting for the official dedication of the Golden Corridor. "The 9th Signal Command Golden Corridor is dedicated as a tribute to those conspicuous few who have retired from Headquarters, 9th Signal Command, after having completed 50 years or more of federal service," said Daniel Bradford, civilian deputy commander and senior technical director for the unit. "The command is honored to receive Mr. Jerry King and Ms. Betty Olson as the first former civil servants inducted."

  • Native grasses to be reintroduced to East Range: Project concentrates on natural resources

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz--Since the late 1970s, Fort Huachuca has been attempting to rehabilitate degraded grasslands and watersheds, a continual effort by land management agencies in southern Arizona. Vernadero Group Inc., the Environmental and Natural Resource Division's environmental consultant and contractor, and ENRD personnel have been planning and implementing restoration efforts on the fort. The East Range Watershed Rehabilitation Project is concentrating the fort's resources toward natural resource improvements. The project includes removal of mesquite and woody brush species, revegetation by reseeding with native grasses, installation of erosion control structures, and cultural resource protection in planned treatment areas.

  • Mission of National Training Center at forefront of National Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 1, 2010

    As Brig. Gen. (CH) Donald Rutherford spoke at Fort Irwin and the National Training Center's National Prayer Breakfast on Monday morning, he emphasized the mission of the National Training Center, which is "Train the force."

  • Fort Huachuca supports DoD aerostat test

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz -- Fort Huachuca is supporting the Department of Defense in evaluating advanced capabilities to increase intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and force protection capabilities in the contemporary operating environment.

  • Greensburg farm donates meat to local military families

    Feb 1, 2010

    Approximately 10 families of deployed Soldiers from the 14th Quartermaster Company, Greensburg, Pa., received a unique donation straight from a farm; wrapped and freezer-ready, free-range beef, courtesy of Jemajo Farms.

  • Check out this week's Tip of the Bayonet

    Feb 1, 2010

    THE 2010 BEST RANGER COMPETITION COVERAGE. CLICK HERE FOR MORE....

  • Leigh Jones, I A.M. STRONG concert slated for tomorrow night at Rocker II

    Feb 1, 2010

  • Deputy's move signals 'gravitational' shift

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The top civilian employee of the CECOM LCMC will begin work Feb. 1 in temporary office space at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Md., a critical milestone in a series of events that will center the 8,500-person-strong command at its new location later this year.

  • The 2010 Annual Tuba-Euphonium Conference

    Feb 1, 2010

    The 2010 Annual Tuba-Euphonium Conference featured concerts, recitals, exhibits, master classes and lectures by leading low brass authorities from around the world. The conference was held from Wednesday, January 27 through Saturday, January 30 at Brucker Hall at Fort Myer, Virginia. Events were free and open to the public. Military musicians were invited to perform with the Armed Forces Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble.

  • Reception Center welcomes newcomers to Europe

    Feb 1, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - They say first impressions are the truest, and members of the U.S. military's Frankfurt Gateway Reception Center at the Frankfurt Airport take that saying to heart. A,A "Our motto is world-class reception, and that's what we strive to provide through excellent customer service," said 1st Lt. Jacqueline Wood, executive officer for the reception center which is part of 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Human Resources Sustainment Center Europe.

  • 55th Sustainment Soldiers take top ranks in Best Warrior Competition

    Feb 1, 2010

    You're under fire. A Soldier near you is down with a gunshot wound in the chest and arm; his leg is partially amputated and his Kevlar is damaged. What do you do' Sgt. Gary O'Nneil posed this question to competitors during the first aid portion of this year's Best Warrior Competition, hosted by the 55th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Mount Air: Former homestead tied to Fort Belvoir history

    Feb 1, 2010

    Just to the north of Fort Belvoir, in a quiet subdivision, sits the remains of Mount Air. Now a park run by Fairfax County, all that remains of the once great Northern Virginia plantation are the ruins of the house proper and a few surrounding outbuildings.

  • Army chapels raising funds for Haiti relief - Belvoir contributes more than $41K

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Last weekend, the Fort Belvoir Chapel Community gave more than $41,000 in special offerings designated for Disaster Relief in Haiti.

  • AFTB celebrates 15th anniversary

    Feb 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- 2009 was a milestone year for Army Family Team Building. It marked its 15th anniversary helping Soldiers and families get acclimated to Army life.

  • Free online Tax Help through H & R Block/ Tax Center Opens

    Feb 1, 2010

    Military OneSource is now offering free online tax filing services through H&R Block. Prepare your 2009 state and federal taxes with this easy-to-use program which is provided by the DoD. H&R Block At HomeA,A(R) is available for free to active duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members and their families.

  • DeWitt PCM changes aim to improve access to health care

    Feb 1, 2010

    Beginning in February, the hospital introduces four main departments - Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Primary Care - and establishes procedures to allow primary care managers the ability to see only patients assigned to them. The changes are part of the hospital's focus on improving the quality of health care patients receive and increasing access to health care as it begins transitioning to the new, state-of-the-art Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

  • 'Honk': German couple treats Wiesbaden military community youths to theater afternoon

    Feb 1, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Their smiles told the story. A,A As members of the musical "Honk" sang and danced at the English Theatre Frankfurt Jan. 16, some 45 youths from the Wiesbaden military community followed every twist and turn in the action with laughter and applause.

  • Crane Army Reaches Safety Milestone

    Feb 1, 2010

    CAAA reached a safety milestone of 1 million hours without a lost work day, marked from June 11, 2009, until Dec. 21, 2009, indicating the injuries encountered by CAAA employees were minor enough that no employee missed a full day of work after their injury.

  • Benelux, SHAPE Police conduct active shooter training

    Feb 1, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - The USAG Benelux and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe held a rare training exercise to enhance their ability to respond to incidents similar to the November shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Air Cav. fuelers reach over two million gallons pumped

    Feb 1, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - The relentless nature of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade aviation mission requires aircraft to be in the air at all times.

  • Iraqi Army mortarmen participate in first live fire exercise

    Feb 1, 2010

    Iraqi troops demonstrated their mortar skills to U.S. counterparts during a live-fire exercise in eastern Al Anbar province Jan. 27 aimed at moving them closer to self sufficiency.

  • Engineer medics train lifesaving techniques to Iraqi Soldiers

    Feb 1, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers have stepped back and let their Iraqi counterparts take the lead in operations, but U.S. Soldiers are still essential to the success of Iraq. Medics from 16th Engineer Brigade taught Iraqi counterparts some basic medical skills at the Iraqi Old Ministry of Defense building Jan. 25.

  • Exercise tests 7th CSC's ability to rapidly deploy

    Feb 1, 2010

    Rain, sleet, snow and below-freezing temperatures did not prevent the Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command's Incident Management Team from participating in Bavarian Thunder 2010, a training exercise that culminated at the Deployment Processing Center here Jan. 25-28. This exercise focused on deployment of personnel, equipment and vehicles.

  • Marines train at Udari Range, Kuwait

    Feb 1, 2010

    Series of photos of 11th MEU assault landing via helicopter, assaulting a command and control cell and evacuating by helicopter

  • Marlins visit Big Red One

    Feb 1, 2010

    Representatives of the Florida Marlins baseball team visit the 1st Infantry Division headquarters in southern Iraq. Marlins are the first team to visit troops in Iraq since the beginning of OIF in 2003.

  • Name change to Multi-National Battle Group-East begins Feb. 1

    Feb 1, 2010

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - Multi-National Task Force-East (MNTF-E) officially will change its name to Multi-National Battle Group - East (MNBG-E) Monday, Feb. 1, signifying the task force's transformation to a more responsive and flexible force structure under KFOR's "Deterrent Presence" plan. The change is in response to the ever improving security situation throughout Kosovo, brought about by the hard work and cooperation of the people and institutions in Kosovo.

  • Name change to Multi-National Battle Group-East begins Feb. 1

    Feb 1, 2010

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - Multi-National Task Force-East (MNTF-E) officially will change its name to Multi-National Battle Group - East (MNBG-E) Monday, Feb. 1, signifying the task force's transformation to a more responsive and flexible force structure under KFOR's "Deterrent Presence" plan. The change is in response to the ever improving security situation throughout Kosovo, brought about by the hard work and cooperation of the people and institutions in Kosovo. "This is not only a change in name; it's a change in the way we will conduct operations in Battle Group East," said Brig. Gen. Al Dohrmann, commander of MNBG-E. "The intent is that it

  • CSA visits Ft. Polk

    Feb 1, 2010

  • 8th Army recognizes Korean Service Corps Battalion

    Feb 1, 2010

    SEOUL - The Korean Service Corps Battalion Annual Dinner was held Jan. 29 at Lotte Hotel in Seoul to recognize the KSC Battalion's accomplishments throughout the past year.

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