Archive: Mar 2010

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  • Soldier from 3666th Support Maintenance Company gains U.S. Citizenship

    Mar 3, 2010

  • Downloading Equipment

    Mar 3, 2010

  • "Team Wagonmaster" races into spring

    Mar 3, 2010

  • Beyond Health Benefits

    Mar 3, 2010

    Recruiters take their Future Soldiers to local high school to conduct PT in the hallways.

  • Soldiers check polling sites prior to Iraq's election

    Mar 3, 2010

    At the request of Iraqi security forces, U.S. Soldiers joined them Monday to patrol along sites that will be used in the upcoming March 7 election.

  • 2010 Army Posture Statement

    Mar 3, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Posture Statement is the written testimony of the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff, Army to Congress for the annual posture hearings. The Army Posture Statement informs Congress on the state of the Army and outlines the Army's compelling needs for Congress to consider when reviewing the President's budget for the following fiscal year. The Army Posture Statement also informs internal and external audiences about recent Army accomplishments and current initiatives. The online version of the Army Posture Statement includes addenda which explain key programs and policies. It also contains over 200 information papers which provide details on important initiatives and activities.

  • Fort Huachuca links

    Mar 3, 2010

  • COL Timothy Faulkner, Garrison Commander, Fort Huachuca

    Mar 3, 2010

    COL Timothy Faulkner, Garrison Commander, Fort Huachuca

  • Camp C.O.P.E.

    Mar 3, 2010

  • U.S. Army Europe changes sexual-assault reporting for civilians

    Mar 3, 2010

    A six-month pilot program, that began March 1, is now giving adult civilian beneficiaries of the military healthcare system in U.S. Army Europe the option to file a restricted report for sexual assaults.

  • 3rd HBCT upholds tradition through military balls

    Mar 3, 2010

  • Improving the U.S. Army

    Mar 3, 2010

    "Unless a staff officer is able to assist his commander in getting things done in addition to coordinating, planning, and policy making, he is not serving his full usefulness." General Alexander M Patch: 1951.

  • Old Guard cooks prepare for Culinary Competition

    Mar 3, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Brian Chiles and Spec. Kenneth Killingbeck, food service specialists with 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), prepare their 'Fantasia'-inspired sculptures for the largest culinary competition in the United States, the 35th Annual Army Culinary Arts Competition, at Fort Lee.

  • Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of Scud Missile Attack

    Mar 3, 2010

    Every February 25 for the last 19 years, friends and families of the 14th Quartermaster Company in Greensburg, Pa., gather to pay homage to the 13 Soldiers who were killed in an Iraqi Scud missile attack. The day is a distinctive day that changed the community forever.

  • Third Army visits Carter Center, shapes the future

    Mar 3, 2010

    On Feb. 17, 2010, a contingent of officers from Third Army/U.S. Army Central reported for duty at The Carter Center in downtown Atlanta. Led by Third Army's Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Stephen Twitty, the team was prepared to learn about The Carter Center's great mission and programs, tour The Center and Museum, and meet with President Jimmy Carter's Conflict Resolution team to discuss "Shaping the Future" in the Central Command Area of Responsibility.

  • USA Together

    Mar 3, 2010

  • USA Together

    Mar 3, 2010

  • Route Clearance Shop keeps missions moving

    Mar 3, 2010

    Product Manager Assured Mobility Systems, part of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Iraq, provide complete contract logistics support, for maintenance of the mine-resistant ambush-protected family of vehicles for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • USACE Power Response Team provides temporary power after ice storm

    Mar 3, 2010

    Tulsa DistrictAca,!a,,cs Power Response Team helped provide temporary power to critical facilities after ice storm in western Oklahoma left 180,000 people without power, some for several weeks.

  • Army Family Covenant: Medical initiatives improve access to care

    Mar 3, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The medical care provided in Army hospitals and clinics is regarded as among the best in the world and exemplifies the military's commitment to upholding the tenants of the Army Family Covenant.

  • Army Field Support Battalion moves MRAPs to meet missions

    Mar 3, 2010

    2/401st AFSB teams up with JPO MRAP to move MRAPs more efficiently, better serving Soldiers on the battlefield.

  • Artillery Soldiers find ways to celebrate, or ignore, Valentine's Day

    Mar 3, 2010

    FOB SPEICHER, Iraq--It is said that love knows no boundaries, and no one is more familiar with this than deployed Soldiers. Despite being thousands of miles from their loved ones, the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, also known as Task Force Leader, still found ways to celebrate the country's most commercialized holiday.

  • Engineering Week 2010: The Math and Science of Engineering

    Mar 3, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - During Engineers Week, engineers and architects around the district volunteered to help students interested in math and science realize where their interests can lead them, as well as spark an interest in other students.

  • Fort Sill Museums to add new Artillery Park

    Mar 3, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla.--In 1897, the French military had a secret weapon. It was an artillery gun that had a hydro-pneumatic recoil mechanism which allowed it to stay in battery after it been fired. Cannoneers didn't have to re-aim the gun and so it could be fired again very quickly. It was revolutionary. It was the French 75 mm field gun, and it will be one of the field artillery weapons displayed at the new Artillery Park. Construction is under way for the park which will take visitors through a timeline of domestic and foreign field artillery beginning in the 19th century to modern day. The park is alongside the Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum and replaces the Cannon Walk exhibit.

  • 2/405th AFSB takes the show on the road

    Mar 3, 2010

    2nd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, is visiting units throughout Germany to showcase the battalion's capabilities and services to supported units. The road show also includes presentations from other organizations affiliated with the AFSB, such as the Army Oil Analysis Program laboratory in Mannheim, Germany.

  • Conserving natural resources requires everyone's support

    Mar 3, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - As soon as you enter the garrison each morning, you are already interacting with the environment, Benelux environmental officials said.

  • McChrystal urges troops to serve as role models

    Mar 3, 2010

    As more U.S. and coalition troops arrive in Afghanistan, their top commander there has some requests for them: Recognize the impact of every action you take, and serve as role models for Afghan security forces as they build leaders and weed out corruption from their ranks.

  • Half-marathon honors fallen warriors

    Mar 3, 2010

    Servicemembers from all military branches came together for the Fallen Soldier Half-Marathon Feb. 27 to pay tribute to those who died in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jimmie L. Sherode

    Mar 3, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jimmie L. Sherode

  • Yes we can: USACE employees help students manage can construction project

    Mar 3, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Four eighth-grade geometry students accepted the challenge to plan, design and construct a sculpture completely from cans.

  • USAREUR medical chief visits Camp Bondsteel hospital

    Mar 3, 2010

    The commanding general of the Europe Regional Medical Command visited Soldiers and toured the post Medical Treatment Facility here March 2. Brig. Gen. Keith W. Gallagher, who is also the command surgeon for United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, started his visit by meeting a cross-section of "Task Force Med Falcon" Soldiers for lunch. The Soldiers are part of Multi-National Battle Group-East in Kosovo.

  • Military To Medicine

    Mar 3, 2010

  • U.S. KFOR Soldiers begin security mission at Camp Nothing Hill in northern Kosovo

    Mar 3, 2010

    U.S. KFOR Soldiers from Multi-National Battle Group-East's 1-144th Maneuver Task Force (MTF) took part in a ceremony here on March 1, signifying the beginning of their security mission in northern Kosovo. During their time at Camp Nothing Hill, the 1-144th MTF Soldiers will be under the command of Multi-National Battle Group-North. Lt. Col. Palle Svendsen, deputy commander of MNBG-N, was on hand as the 1-144th MTF took responsibility.

  • U.S. Forces advise, befriend Iraqi Police in Dhi Qar

    Mar 3, 2010

  • KFOR Soldiers join multi-ethnic chess tournament in Strpce/Shterpce

    Mar 3, 2010

    Chess players from the Kosovo Albanian and Kosovo Serbian communities as well as Soldiers from Ukraine, Poland and the United States got together at a multi-ethnic chess tournament in Strpce/Shterpce on Feb. 27.

  • Scouting the border: Cavalry assisting border guards in Iraq

    Mar 3, 2010

    The border between Iraq and Iran is heavily guarded, with numerous forts on both sides. However, illegal weapons and other dangerous items are still carried into Iraq by smugglers who supply extremists fighting against the Iraqi government.

  • Keeping watch on critical pieces

    Mar 3, 2010

  • 12-year-old Inspires Black History Month Celebration

    Mar 2, 2010

    Hundreds of Soldiers filled the post theater to see the 12-year-old guest speaker, Elijah Howard. The president of Youth NAACP in Killeen, Texas, Elijah was the star of the show at the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Black History Month observance at Fort Hood's Howze Theater Feb. 26.

  • Allied Cadets visit Warrior Country

    Mar 2, 2010

    Leaders and Soldiers of the 2ID welcomed Korean brothers-in-arms to Warrior Country for a tour a major Division facilities and equipment.

  • Do you know who your Facebook friends are'

    Mar 2, 2010

    A recent find in our social media communities has been the use of military support Facebook groups as the construction site for houses of adversary propaganda through violent, anti-American posts, videos and photos. What makes it scarier is friends and families have welcomed the invitation without looking at the pictures hanging on the walls or the violent movies playing on the television.

  • Safety Check

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq-Sgt. Kory Smith of Charleston, S.C., clears Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). The HHC recently conducted a qualification range to ensure that all Soldiers were fully qualified prior to the unit's redeployment to Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., in April.

  • KEEP 'EM ROLLING

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq- Pfc. Jason Watts of Fort Bragg, N.C., and a generator mechanic assigned to the 659th Maintenance Company's palletized load system maintenance support team, works on a PLS to repair it to fully mission capable standards. His team's work ensures that the PLS trucks within the 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion are combat ready and effectively able to assist customers throughout United States Division-Center.

  • Mississippi Guardsman deliver gifts for Rhode Island town

    Mar 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Mississippi Army National Guardsmen delivered care packages from a Rhode Island town to a village near Contingency Operating Location Q-West, during a routine perimeter patrol Feb. 1.

  • Rock & Roll Wall of Fam

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - In 1926, the second week of February was called "Negro History Week" as founded by United States historian Carter G. Woodson, and now the month of February is known in the United States as Black History Month.

  • Seven Soldiers from 2025th Transportation Company receive Combat Action Badges

    Mar 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - Seven Soldiers from the 2025th Transportation Company, 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), were awarded the Army's Combat Action Badge during a ceremony Feb. 2 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq.

  • Soldier and Statesman Honored

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) provide full military honors in the burial of retired Army General Alexander M. Haig Jr. Haig was a four-star Army General who served as a senior adviser to three presidents. He died at the age of 85 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on March 2, 2010.

  • State income taxes due' There's a wrong way to pay

    Mar 2, 2010

    During income tax season a concern for some military members is where to file state returns. Some are confused after they have moved from another state because of military duties.

  • Presidio of Monterey

    Mar 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- During income tax season a concern for some military members is where to file state returns. Some are confused after they have moved from another state because of military duties.

  • U.S. Army Exhibit Attracts Record Crowds at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show

    Mar 2, 2010

  • State income taxes due' There's a WRONG way to pay!

    Mar 2, 2010

  • Command Celebrates Black History Month

    Mar 2, 2010

    U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command celebrates Black History Month.

  • Retired general's life remembered, honored

    Mar 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Retired Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen, a former commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, died of an apparent heart attack while playing tennis Feb. 20. He was 60. Dodgen retired from the Army in January 2007 after more than 34 years service. After retiring from the Army, Dodgen went to work for Northrop Grumman in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Training Support and Resourcing Conference

    Mar 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> In a fully collaborative effort with other Army operational readiness stakeholders, the Readiness Core Enterprise lead hosts a Training Support and Resourcing Conference quarterly to plan, synchronize and facilitate execution of all significant training events, training support and resourcing processes for brigade-sized units as they progressively build readiness and prepare to meet their latest arrival date or available force pool date. The TSRC better enables the Army's effort to provide trained and ready forces to combatant commanders, while also providing Soldiers and their families a greater level of predictability. Representatives from HQDA, National Guard Bureau, Army Reserve Command, Training and Doctrine Command, Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, DRUs, ASCCs and representatives from the generating force attend or are invited to participate in the week-long TSRC at Fort McPherson, Ga.

  • IMCOM Commander Lt. Gen. Lynch visits Fort Irwin families

    Mar 2, 2010

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- When Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of Installation Management Command, and his wife, Sarah, visited Fort Irwin Feb. 28-March 1, the couple took time to sit down with more than a dozen Fort Irwin/National Training Center spouses to discuss life in the High Desert.

  • 43rd SB ready for Afghanistan: Unified Endeavor completes brigade's deployment training

    Mar 2, 2010

  • New group offers survivors hope

    Mar 2, 2010

  • Gen. Weyand funeral service

    Mar 2, 2010

    Funeral service for retired Army Gen. Frederick C. Weyand, former Army Chief of Staff, in Honolulu, Feb. 26.

  • Soldier, statesman buried in Arlington National Cemetery

    Mar 2, 2010

    The Army mourned the loss of a decorated four-star general turned statesman March 2 as Gen. Alexander Haig was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Alaska Airborne Sappers set for OEF deployment

    Mar 2, 2010

    The paratroopers of Fort Richardson, Alaska's 23rd Engineer Company (Airborne), 6th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade gear up for deployment to Afghanistan

  • Long time intelligence expert retires after 46 years service

    Mar 2, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, GA (March 1, 2010) - One of U.S. Army Forces Command's (FORSCOM) veteran intelligence experts retired here Feb. 28 after more than 46 years conducting, managing and supporting Army military intelligence activities in the United States, Europe, Vietnam, Korea and Southwest Asia. Melvin W. Kerns, who was the assistant deputy chief of Staff, G-2 at FORSCOM at retirement, started with the Army's largest command in January 1984.

  • Soldier mixes fitness with competition

    Mar 2, 2010

  • U.S. Army, Hawaiian community honor late general

    Mar 2, 2010

    Family members of the late retired Army Gen. Frederick Weyand gathered at Honolulu's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific to honor the life and accomplishments of one of the U.S. Army's most influential and storied war-time leaders.

  • Soldier gets kick out of Fairbanks football

    Mar 2, 2010

  • Students help Soldier help Afghanistan schools

    Mar 2, 2010

    An Army's lieutenant's letter home to his school-teacher mom inspires an outpouring of aid from Alaska grade-schoolers.

  • Employees get opportunity to CARE for others

    Mar 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Americans are generous. Individual contributions totaled almost $230 billion in 2008, but when a disaster, such has the Haiti earthquake, occurs, Americans pour out even more charity - in money, supplies and time.

  • VA announces $41 million in hospital contracts

    Mar 2, 2010

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced the award of two contracts totaling $41.5 million to create a "polytrauma center" that cares for the most severely injured veterans and to improve the existing wards at the Audie L. Murphy VA Medical Center.

  • Guardsman in Afghanistan watches daughter perform in Alaska

    Mar 2, 2010

    Thousands of miles away in Afghanistan, an Alaska Army National Guardsman was still able to see his 12-year-old daughter's school play at Trailside Elementary School in Anchorage, Alaska, Feb. 25.

  • Reserve Soldier claims All-Army Small Arms Championship

    Mar 2, 2010

    Close to 300 Soldiers from all elements of the Army descended on Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 20-27, to take part in the 2010 All-Army Small Arms Championships, the Army's pre-eminent marksmanship training and competition.

  • Army provides path to economic empowerment

    Mar 2, 2010

  • Wounded warriors climb to new heights

    Mar 2, 2010

  • Police partners: German, U.S. law enforcers team up to beef up security, crime prevention

    Mar 2, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Getting pulled over by the police doesn't always mean you've done something wrong in the Wiesbaden military community. U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Directorate of Emergency Services is taking a new approach to law enforcement that involves partnerships with its citizens and the German Polizei.

  • U.S. Army South HSC change-of-command ceremony

    Mar 2, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Capt. Juan Talamantes, Jr., who last served as the aide-de-camp for the U.S. Army South commanding general, took command March 1 of the Headquarters and Service Company, Special Troops Battalion, U.S. Army South.

  • New training in Europe brings reality to virtual worlds

    Mar 2, 2010

    The Army's newest virtual training device is open for business to U.S. Army Europe Soldiers at the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • Fasching parade provides fun, education for students

    Mar 2, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany AcE+' Superman sauntered across the gymnasium floor at Grafenwoehr Elementary School, Feb. 16, followed by a gypsy, a princess, a pirate and Barbie, complete with pink hair. This motley crew represented Pearl Clark's third-grade class, which was more than ready for the annual Fasching parade.

  • Soldiers reach new heights with Warrior Adventure Quest

    Mar 2, 2010

    HIRSCHBACH, Germany AcE+' Spc. Jeffrey Fruchtenickt shifted his weight in his chair and spoke up first. "I'll admit it, I was nervous," Fruchtenickt said. "But that's the point, right'" "It's definitely a stress reliever and keeps you focused," added Sgt. Antwan Stratton. "I wasn't thinking of anything up there except getting to the ground safely."

  • Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan to get new MultiCam uniforms, boots, gear

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan will be issued the new "MultiCam" fire-resistant Army Combat Uniform complete with new Mountain Combat Boots and MultiCam-patterned Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment, or MOLLE, gear beginning in July.

  • Tournament brings pool enthusiasts together

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The relentless clatter of pool balls colliding reverberated throughout the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility, as players watched each other's moves amid a sea of green felt.

  • Phillips Receives Third Star

    Mar 2, 2010

  • GRD Website

    Mar 2, 2010

    The Corps of Engineers Gulf Region District team up with APM Terminal of Norfork, VA to provide soccer uniforms and equipment to a poor rural village in northern Iraq. The Corps is rehabing a water treatment facility for the village of Twaila.

  • Mississippi Guardsman visit friend, bring gifts

    Mar 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Soldiers with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., give clothing and other items to Khalil Abrahim, and his family at his home near Al Qayarrah, where Abrahim grows wheat and raises sheep, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. A Company serves as the Q-West force protection company and provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline, among the unit's numerous other missions. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

  • Morley is Hawaii bound

    Mar 2, 2010

    The life of Spc. Jessica Morley is a busy life. She is first a Soldier at the U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) working as a Biological Research Assistant and the president of the Natick Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS). Now she is preparing for the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Soldier of the Year (SoY) competition.

  • Medic certifies Iraqi Kurdish troops as Combat Life Savers

    Mar 2, 2010

    The room full of Iraqi Kurdish Soldiers remained quiet as they focused their full attention on the American at the front of the room.

  • Army solicits proposals for new combat vehicle

    Mar 2, 2010

    The Army released a request for proposal Feb. 25, for the Ground Combat Vehicle -- marking an official start for defense contractors to begin competing for the right to build the service's next combat vehicle.

  • Moving the ammo

    Mar 2, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Pvt. Nicholas Williams, an ammunition specialist of the 60th Ordnance Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and a native of Grand Prairie, Texas, operates a forklift of ammunition while Pvt. Jose Cruz also an ammunition specialist with the 60th Ord. Co. and a native of Trenton, Tenn., ground guides the forklift to a pallet during ammunition loading operations. Cruz ensures that Williams has his forks in the right place under the load, as all material handling equipment requires a ground guide, especially when handling ammunition. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Meeker)

  • Keeping it Safe

    Mar 2, 2010

    Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Newton of Fort Riley, Kansas, the section supervisor for the ground support equipment platoon of the 1st Maintenance Company, 260th Combat Service Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), makes the final checks on the motor pool's hazardous materials consolidation point. Sgt. Larry Moore and Sgt. Timothy Maxey, both from Fort Riley, Kansas, have worked weeks creating the HAZMAT point, which meets all army standards for HAZMAT storage.

  • CRSP Yard

    Mar 2, 2010

    Pfc. William Green, a 29-year-old native of Newport News, Va., is a member of the 169th Seaport Operations Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary). Green works as a cargo checker and forklift operator in the Central Receiving and Shipping Point out of the Victory Base Complex. He inspects and verifies all cargo documentation coming in and going out of the yard to ensure expedient processing to customers all over Iraq.

  • Observers set to ensure safe, fair Iraqi national elections

    Mar 2, 2010

    Soldiers across Iraq have been assisting various stakeholders with their efforts to ensure that the national elections held March 7, are run fairly and safely.

  • USACE completes last of Wye River Accord projects in Israel

    Mar 2, 2010

    NACHSHONIM, Israel - With the completion of an $8 million vehicle maintenance facility at Nachshonim Dry Storage Base in central Israel, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finished the last of dozens of military construction projects originally ordered by the Wye River Memorandum, an agreement brokered to ease tension between Israel and the then-Palestine Liberation Organization. The project, overseen by the Corps' Europe District, was part of almost $275 million in foreign military sales projects that came as part of the 1998 memorandum, which, in part, sought to ensure the Jewish state completely redeployed its military from parts of the West Bank into new facilities within recognized borders.

  • Analysis program focuses on preventing combat injuries

    Mar 2, 2010

    Every time a servicemember is killed or wounded in combat, it sets off a sweeping process aimed at identifying what happened, who perpetrated it and how it might have been prevented -- and instituting changes to reduce the likelihood of it being repeated.

  • Defender 6 Sends: Army Community Covenant - Europe's Special

    Mar 2, 2010

    In America, the Secretary of the Army created the Army Community Covenant in 2008 to build mutual relationships and strengthen bonds between Soldiers, Families and American communities. The ACC has been a valuable tool in fostering and sustaining effective state and community partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families on home front U.S.A.

  • Playgroups also bring parents together

    Mar 1, 2010

    USAG YONGSAN, Republic of Korea - Yongsan's Army Community Services Family Advocacy Program offers playgroups for interactive play for parents and children ages three and under.

  • Women's History Month

    Mar 1, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> March is Women's History Month; a time to celebrate the contribution of women to the United States Army. It is a time to honor the sacrifices and accomplishments of women who not only shaped our service but the country as well. Women play a vital role in today's Army; they are the Soldiers on the front-line; they are leaders, officers and noncommissioned officers standing with our troops; they are members of the United States Army Civilian Corps, as well as employers, spouses, mothers and sisters who offer critical support to the troops.

  • Chaplains deliver every thirty days

    Mar 1, 2010

    The chaplains of Task Force Mountain Warrior are providing spiritual fitness to Soldiers by visiting every combat outpost and forward operating base in their area of operation in eastern Afghanistan at least once a month.

  • Armament Section perfects their weapon expertise

    Mar 1, 2010

    Sgt. Lana Thompson of Fort Riley, Kansas, the small arms noncommissioned officer in charge for the armament section of the 1st Maintenance Company, 260th Combat Service Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), spot checks Spc. Cortney Fontus from Brooklyn, N.Y., and Spc. Sean Machen from Sacramento, Calif., on their knowledge of their personal weapon systems. The armament section's work load is always fluctuating, so the section is always training to increase the knowledge and expertise of each Soldier.

  • 15th Sust. Bde. celebrates African American history

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Members of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), gathered at the Contingency Operating Location Q-West Morale, Welfare and Recreation center Feb. 15 to celebrate African American heritage.

  • Trans. Co. stands down for safety

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers with the 40th Transportation Company, 395th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), conducted a training stand-down on Feb. 6 and 7 at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq.

  • Mississippi Guardsman embodies Army value of respect

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - A Mississippi Army National Guard Soldier received a command sergeant major's award during a ceremony here, Feb. 15.

  • Mississippi Guardsman embodies Army value of selfless service

    Mar 1, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - A Mississippi Army National Guard Soldier received a Command Sergeant Major's Award during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Feb. 15.

  • FA 30 students officially begin qualification course at Fort Leavenworth

    Mar 1, 2010

  • U.S. Army South Soldier Receives Bronze Star

    Mar 1, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, Texas (March 1, 2010) - Warrant Officer Abelardo Villarreal, currently assigned to U.S. Army South, was awarded the Bronze Star recently in front of the U.S. Army South Headquarters.

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