Archive: May 2010

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  • Army Communicator

    May 13, 2010

  • Chaplain fights cancer with support of her military and martial arts families

    May 13, 2010

    During the final months of her deployment to Iraq, Chaplain (Capt.) Melissa Hale was medically evacuated back to the U.S. when she discovered what most women hope they never find; a lump in her left breast.

  • Convoy Live Fire Tests Leaders and Soldiers

    May 13, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, are accustomed to supporting other units in the military, but they have to support themselves as well...

  • Army Aviation honors its own in Florida

    May 13, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Aviation honored two of its own during a UH-1 Huey dedication ceremony May 5 at Northwest Florida Regional Airport. The tribute honored the late CW4s Michael J. Novosel Sr. and Jr., who left indelible examples for today's Aviators to follow.

  • Games give injured Soldier something to focus on

    May 13, 2010

    It was just an average day of work for Staff Sgt. Eugene Ethengain IV, whose job in logistics meant he worked with the Air Force to unload planes coming from theater into McGuire Air Force Base, N.J. Average, that is, until he was pulled out of the aircraft and onto the conveyor belt and then the ground.

  • 597th Maint. Co. deploys to Iraq

    May 13, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the sun peaked over the top of 597th Maintenance Company's building at Knox Army Heliport the morning of May 11, eight Soldiers prepared for a six-month deployment to Iraq.

  • 4th CAB fine tunes for Afghan deployment

    May 13, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The 4th Combat Aviation Brigade "Iron Eagles" from Fort Hood, Texas, know a lot about preparation. The unit sent 233 of its more than 3,000 members to Fort Rucker for a weeklong Aviation Training Exercise May 3-7.

  • ASC's Feldmann promoted in rainy ceremony

    May 13, 2010

    Sgt. Adam Feldman watched proudly as his father, Brig. Gen. Steven J. Feldmann, was promoted during a May 7 ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal's Constitution Square. The younger Feldmann, a recruiter for the Iowa National Guard, took charge of his father's new one-star flag during the ceremony. Despite the rain, the elder Feldmann smiled broadly as Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commanding general of Army Sustainment Command, removed the insignia of colonel. Feldmann's wife, Jane, placed the new star of brigadier general on her husband's uniform.

  • Golden Knights seek candidates for assessment, selection

    May 13, 2010

  • Golden Knights seek candidates for assessment, selection

    May 13, 2010

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team the Golden Knights is currently seeking candidates for their 2010 Assessment and Selection, which will begin Sept. 7, 2010.

  • Rakkasans on Hamburger Hill

    May 13, 2010

  • Despite strain, Army remains best in past 40 years

    May 13, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (May 12, 2010) - Nearly a decade of combat has taken its toll on the nation's Soldiers, but despite the strain, the Army remains more effective today than at any time in 40 years. That was the core of the message the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, Gen. Charles C. Campbell, delivered in his keynote speech to the Society of American Military Engineers' 2010 Joint Engineer Training Conference and Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, May 5.

  • Athletes strive for Olympic gold: Games mark unit's third year hosting Special Olympics

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As a torch was ignited at the Solomon Center Friday night, so too, was the enthusiasm of almost 1,100 athletes from across the state who traveled to Fort Jackson to showcase their athletic talents.

  • We've moved!

    May 13, 2010

    www.benning.army.mil is the MCoE and Fort Benning's new online home. Remember to add this new address to your favorites.

  • 7th Army JMTC Staff Ride strengthens relations between U.S, Slovenian NCOs

    May 13, 2010

    POLJCE, Slovenia - Nearly 50 senior Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC) participated in a week long staff ride in the country of Slovenia from March 29 through April 2.

  • Top enlisted crowned in contest

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- They say three's a crowd, but many platoon sergeants, noncommissioned officers and Soldiers would be proud to be in this company.

  • NCO Academy group leader named SSI's top NCOAca,!E+

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Sgt. 1st Class Larry Brown, a small group leader for the NCO Academy Senior Leader Course, was recently named the Soldier Support Institute's NCO of the Year.

  • New Americans: 52 Soldiers become new U.S. citizens

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- A group of non-citizen Soldiers assembled at Hilton Field last Thursday as their dream of becoming Americans came true.

  • Fort Jackson readies for heat

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- For the Soldiers in Company D, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment, Friday was a typical day in Basic Combat Training, as they spent the day on the range, practicing Basic Rifle Marksmanship skills. Not so typical was the look the Soldiers sported - their uniform pants were rolled up and untucked from their combat boots.

  • Field Day: Intern gets in the swing of things

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- I will never forget the first time I took a full swing at a golf ball. Three successful lessons in pitching, putting and chipping in the "Get Golf Ready" course at the Fort Jackson Golf Club had me feeling confident that it would be easy. In my mind, the short game and iron shots were essentially the same. I just had to swing harder, right'Wrong.

  • Concert to celebrate forces

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Saturday's Armed Forces Day celebration will take on a musical twist, as Hilton Field is transformed into an outdoor concert venue.

  • Back to school: Battalion commanders learn creative approach to leadership

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Four battalion commanders find themselves caught in a snowstorm with about 15 items, such as a blanket and a map, a van and a decision to make - should they stay in the van, or should they go for help'

  • Athletes strive for Olympic gold: Games mark unit's third year hosting Special Olympics

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As a torch was ignited at the Solomon Center Friday night, so too, was the enthusiasm of almost 1,100 athletes from across the state who traveled to Fort Jackson to showcase their athletic talents.

  • ACS hosts spouse appreciation event

    May 13, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson military spouses came together Friday to strengthen bonds, exchange information and to celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The event took place at the Family Readiness Center and featured free food, door prizes and the opportunity to obtain information on classes and programs for spouses.

  • Miss America 2010 visits U.S. servicemembers and families in Germany

    May 13, 2010

    Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron arrived in Stuttgart, Germany the morning of May 9 kicking off a five-day tour where she will visit U.S. military personnel and their families, U.S. school children attending Department of Defense schools, and wounded warriors at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and at warrior transition centers in Baumholder, Grafenwoeher, Kaiserslautern and Stuttgart.

  • Official urges Reserve component funding, predictability

    May 13, 2010

    Emphasizing the critical role the reserve components play in U.S. national defense, the senior Pentagon reserve affairs official emphasized to Congress today the importance of adequately funding the force and providing predictability about deployments.

  • Obama, Karzai reaffirm goals, U.S.-Afghan partnership

    May 13, 2010

    President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai reaffirmed the shared U.S. and Afghan goals to defeat al-Qaida and to establish good governance and a growing economy in Afghanistan.

  • Military volunteers improve community for Djibouti youth

    May 13, 2010

    More than two dozen military volunteers piled into shuttles for the chance to improve a local community's facility and interact with Djiboutian youth May 8, 2010.

  • Photo project in remote east African village provided impressions for a lifetime

    May 13, 2010

    Civil Affairs teams from the 478 and 418 Battalion, accompanied by other U.S. service members, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, left a lasting impression on local residents of Alioune, Djibouti through a new photo project, May 9, 2010.

  • Pre-jump training prepares African parachutists for airborne operations

    May 13, 2010

    U.S. Army jumpmasters assigned to Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara conducted a Basic Airborne Refresher course May 7, 2010 for African paratroopers as part of the Flintlock 10 special operations exercise in an effort to improve capacity building of African forces for future airborne missions.

  • House Speaker Pelosi visits U.S. Africa Command, discusses security in Africa

    May 13, 2010

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the third-highest ranking leader in the U.S. government, visited U.S. Africa Command on May 10, 2010, and said a stable and secure Africa helps to improve the stability and security of the United States.

  • USACE begins conversion of a World War II-era building into modern fire station for Moldova resident

    May 13, 2010

    COMRAT, Moldova - Residents of Comrat and the 12 villages that surround the city will by the end of 2010 have a newly renovated regional fire and rescue station.

  • 2010 Warrior Games

    May 13, 2010

    Celebrate the achievement and abilities of wounded, ill and injured servicemembers through athletic competition.

  • Students thank JSA Soldier for carrying classmate out of 3rd Infiltration Tunnel

    May 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea Aca,!" At ceremony here May 13, Seoul American Middle School students thanked the JSA Security Battalion Soldier who carried one of their classmates out of the 3rd Infiltration Tunnel near the Korean DMZ.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldier earns Silver Star

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - The Army has always recognized Soldiers with outstanding merit and selflessness. Whether it is volunteering to make a difference in his community, or making the ultimate sacrifice on the battlefield, Soldiers who go above and beyond the call of duty are honored for their actions. Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Olson Jr., platoon sergeant for 2nd Platoon, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, was awarded the Silver Star May 7 for distinguishing himself in combat.

  • Army Warfighting Challenges

    May 12, 2010

    < b>What is it' </ b> Army Warfighting Challenges (AWFCs) are current and mid-term military problems and gaps that help define capabilities needed for current and future force combat effectiveness. The Army's Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) identifies AWFCs using national and defense policy, strategy, and directives in conjunction with Joint and Army policy, doctrine, and concepts. TRADOC refines the AWFCs list through observations, insights, and lessons learned from current operations, along with experiments, war games, studies, and analyses. Using multiple sources provides an integrated approach to identifying our most critical problems and helps ensure AWFCs are relevant.

  • Wolfhound Soldiers give back to "the Mighty Mules"

    May 12, 2010

    With the occasional ringing of a school bell echoing throughout the campus of Leilehua High School (Mighty Mules), fifteen Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment (Wolfhounds), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division along with three civilian engineers laid and paved a cement walk way to provide a dry path to the school's media room, Apr. 16.

  • Tour normalization construction busy on Casey

    May 12, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - If you come through the front gate at Casey Garrison expecting it to look like it did only three or four years ago, you will be surprised, says Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, Red Cloud garrison commander.

  • Pet owners learn pet CPR, first aid

    May 12, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - What if you returned home from work and found your pet schnauzer laying on the floor and not breathing' Would you know how to check if he has a heartbeat or is breathing' He may have only minutes or seconds to live., Wwould you know what to do'

  • 304th cleans up Songsan-dong

    May 12, 2010

    SONGSAN-DONG South Korea - Soldiers from the 304th Signal Battalion at Camp Stanley and civilians from Songsan-dong work to beautify the ville outside gate 2 May 1. The event is part of a spring cleanup effort that includes planting shrubs and general beautification. - U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Jamal Walker

  • 25th ID Soldiers Reenlist during Retention Ceremony

    May 12, 2010

    Six Soldiers from 25th Infantry Division reenlisted during a retention ceremony April 21 at the Nehelani Banquet and Conference Center, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Wives given coins for Spouse Appreciation Day

    May 12, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON- Spouses were awarded coins for their contributions and sacrifices they have made for Soldiers during a Military Spouse Appreciation Day gathering at the Red Cloud Garrison's Pear Blossom Cottage May 7.

  • POV registration now open on Casey

    May 12, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON CITY South Korea - A new agreement between Dongducheon City, Casey Garrison and the Directorate of Emergency Services is now making it easier for Status of Forces Agreement cardholders in Red Cloud Garrison to register their privately owned vehicles.

  • Secretary of the Army visits PBC on Casey

    May 12, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Secretary of the Army John McHugh (center) greets Chris Bradford, Red Cloud Garrison Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation director; Linda Hough, Army Community Services director, and Lindsay Ejnik, Pear Blossom Cottage manager, during his visit to Casey Garrison May 3. The secretary was joined on visit by Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell (right), 2nd Infantry Division deputy commanding general (maneuver) and Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., commander, Eighth U.S. Army (behind). During the secretary's brief visit to the cottage he learned about tour normalization efforts and how the cottage is assisting family members in the once family member restricted area.

  • Second contingent of 14th MI Battalion returns from Iraq

    May 12, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The wait by eager family members and sleepy-eyed children was finally rewarded after 43 Soldiers marched into the Army Community Service building here late May 4.

  • Employees honored at Presidio Garrison presentation

    May 12, 2010

  • ACS describes Exceptional Family Member Program

    May 12, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, ARIZ. -- Fort Huachuca's Army Community Services is currently emphasizing the "Exceptional Family Member Program" which provides information and assistance to connecting exceptional family members with military and community support services that meet their needs.

  • AMC wins three DoD level awards

    May 12, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.- The U.S. Army Materiel Command won three of the 2009 Value Engineering Achievement Awards. The Department of Defense honored each recipient for their outstanding achievements through the application of Value Engineering, May 12 at the Pentagon auditorium.

  • Fort Huachuca employee named TRADOC's 2009 top civilian instructor

    May 12, 2010

    An instructor with the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion has been selected as the Training and Doctrine Command 2009 Instructor of the Year in the Department of the Army Civilian Category.

  • Students Engage Army Drills

    May 12, 2010

    A group of 18 students from Wisconsin's high schools were selected to participate in the Warrior Athlete Drill Challenge March 28. This event marked the second year the Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion and the Milwaukee Bucks collaborated to assemble Wisconsin's top youth with the Army's premier trainers.

  • Campbell comes together for flood relief

    May 12, 2010

    More than 500 volunteers including Soldiers, their families and other community members worked in various areas of Clarksville, Tenn., morning in an effort to help restore their community after the worst flooding in 50 years.

  • Soldiers say extreme sports best way to beat post-deployment blues

    May 12, 2010

    When Soldiers return from a battle zone, they can have trouble adjusting from the fast-paced, combat environment to the caterpillar-crawl of their everyday lives.

  • Supporting Army Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families with Information Technology (IT)

    May 12, 2010

    The Installation Management Community is committed to leveraging the power of technology to expand our communication capabilities and enhance our ability to serve and support Solders, Civilians, and Families.

  • Wounded Warrior Games get help from Army Space Soldiers

    May 12, 2010

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Volunteers from the 1st Space Brigade assisted in the preparation for the inaugural wounded Warrior Games taking place this week in Colorado Springs.

  • 7th Signal Command Selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

    May 12, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- Marksmanship, physical fitness, day and night land navigation' Check. Quick egress from the High-Mobility Multipurpose Vehicle Egress Assistance Trainer after roll over' Roger. Up early' Tasked past darkness' Oh, yea. Tear-gassed, inspected, tested, grilled, drilled' Check, again.

  • First lady announces presidential directive on military families

    May 12, 2010

    First Lady Michelle Obama today announced a new 90-day review to develop a coordinated Federal government-wide approach to supporting and engaging military families.

  • RDECOM Social Media Directory

    May 12, 2010

  • ACC TODAY

    May 12, 2010

    ACC TODAY Spring Edition 2010 - Find todayAca,!a,,cs top news, breaking news and links to electronic versions of ACC Today at www. http://www.acc.army.mil/news. ACC Today is a quarterly publication produced by the Army Contracting Command Public and Congressional Affairs Office. All editorial content of ACC Today is prepared, edited, provided and approved by the Army Contracting Command Public and Congressional Affairs Office.

  • Providers are kids at heart during provider appreciation day

    May 12, 2010

    Child care providers at the Detroit Arsenal spent the day May 7 doing training and participating in team-building activities in celebration of National Provider Appreciation Day.

  • Teens take measures to fight global warming

    May 12, 2010

    Thirty-seven youth donated more than 114 hours to an Energy Star project as part of the Middle School and Teen program's energy task force.

  • Students visit Army chemical, biological center

    May 12, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Army scientists and engineers are mentoring promising students involved in the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium program.

  • Team Closes Ranks After Losses

    May 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone lost two of its own May 5 when a highly volatile chemical exploded during demilitarization processes at Test Area 10. The two Army contractors were identified as Jerry A. Grimes, 58, of Hartselle; and James R. Hawke, 53, of Hazel Green. Both sustained severe burns in the explosion and died in the evening hours of May 5 at the burn center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. They were employed by locally based Amtec Corp. A memorial fund has been set up at Redstone Federal Credit Union for the benefit of the surviving spouses and their families. Donations may be made at any RFCU branch location by referencing the Jerry A. Grimes Memorial Fund and the James R. Hawke Memorial Fund. RFCU tellers can handle single donations divided between the funds in accordance with donor instructions.

  • Volunteers Make a World of Difference at the Detroit Arsenal

    May 12, 2010

    Nearly 250 volunteers and guests participated in the 20th annual U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

  • Next Provost Sergeant Major of the Army selected

    May 12, 2010

    The U.S. Army announced today that CSM Gary J. Fowler has been selected to serve as the next Provost Sergeant Major of the Army.

  • <b>WINN Docs Partner with Community Leaders to Combat Childhood Obesity</b>

    May 12, 2010

    To end childhood obesity, Fort Stewart, Liberty County, and the City of Hinesville have united to form the first military/civilian community Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition (We Can!) Program in the country. The community-wide health and fitness campaign was launched May 7 with a proclamation signing and meeting between partners.

  • Army Space Warriors take time out to recognize their spouses

    May 12, 2010

    PETERSON AFB, Colo. - Members of the 1st Space Brigade kicked off this year's Military Spouses Appreciation Day in the lobby of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command operation's headquarters in Building 3 on the afternoon of May 7.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Christina R. Ryan

    May 12, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Christina R. Ryan

  • Logisticians learn at DAU Insight Day

    May 12, 2010

    Event trained more than 200 Army logisticians and acquisition personnel.

  • Cadre team prepares to 'go live' with LMP

    May 12, 2010

    A team of Army Sustainment Command experts has begun delivering training on the Logistics Modernization Program, in preparation for an Oct. 13 "go live" date. LMP is part of the overarching logistical strategy called the Single Army Logistics Enterprise. The first part to be implemented, LMP will replace the 30-year old Commodity Command Standard System and the Standard Depot System.

  • Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division commander promoted to brigadier general

    May 12, 2010

    Col. Peter A. DeLuca, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, was promoted May 11. The ceremony was held at the home of Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp, Chief of Engineers and USACE Commander.

  • Army looks to regroup after first day of Warrior Games competition

    May 12, 2010

    You win some, you lose some. That statement sums up the Army's scorecard after the first day of competition at the inaugural Warrior Games held at the Olympic Training Center.

  • USACE begins conversion of a World War II-era building into modern fire station for Moldova resident

    May 12, 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District recently began renovating a World War II-era converted fire station in Comrat, Moldova. The project seeks to update all living and sleeping accomodations, modernize the communication room, and add five new fire truck garages, as well as an Emergency Operations Center. The EOC and fire station will provide rescue and emergency operation services for roughly 35,000 people in 12 surrounding villages. When complete in late 2010, the facility will also serve as the emergency headquarters for capital, Chisinau, located 64 miles north.

  • WTC commander envisions future of Warrior Games

    May 12, 2010

    It's been only one day since the start of the inaugural Warrior Games for wounded, ill and injured servicemembers at the Olympic Training Center, and the commander of the Warrior Transition Command is already dreaming about future competitions.

  • Louisiana Guard works round the clock on oil spill response

    May 12, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard is conducting around-the-clock operations to fill in a breach in support of operations related to the oil spill off the Louisiana coast.

  • Family Child Care offers chance to work from home, have own business and get college-level education

    May 12, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Ask them why they do it and you'll get any number of reasons. They may mention the free college-level training, the chance to operate their own businesses or the opportunity to have a career while staying home with their own children.

  • Soldiers make history: Baumholder servicemembers march in Russia's Victory parade

    May 12, 2010

    Soldiers of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team marched into history during Russia's 65th Victory Day parade in Moscow, May 9.

  • Melodic medicine for the soul: Singer reaches out to wounded warriors

    May 12, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The clash of gold chains and military coins dangled from Theresa Sareo's neck as she walked toward the microphone. The personal reminders of thanks and appreciation clanged softly as she took a few steps to the center of the floor. The audience - wounded warriors, Soldiers, retirees and family members - watched as Sareo's knee-length purple dress exposed a hard metal prosthetic leg.

  • ACAP helps Soldiers and Family members transition to civilian life

    Oct 14, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Changing careers is a stressful undertaking, perhaps even more so for those leaving military service after many years, but the Army has a plan to help ease the stress and show a way through the transition - the Army Career and Alumni Program.

  • Toby Keith takes Warriors on 'An American Ride'

    May 11, 2010

  • College students get a taste of Warrior Division

    May 11, 2010

  • College students get a taste of Warrior Division

    May 11, 2010

  • Assault battalion hosts Boy, Cub Scouts night at K-16 Air Base

    May 11, 2010

  • Warriors take "action" on big-Army issues

    May 11, 2010

  • 'Ironhorse' warriors compete in PT Challenge

    May 11, 2010

  • Allied artillerymen train, qualify

    May 11, 2010

  • Army Employs Lean Six Sigma Downrange to Help Cut Costs

    May 11, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army has incorporated the principles of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) into its sustainment operations. LSS combines the principles of Lean - reducing and eliminating non-value activities - with Six Sigma - reducing variation and increasing quality - to improve process effectiveness and alignment with customer requirements.

  • State Department joins African Land Forces Summit, stresses importance of preventing conflict

    May 11, 2010

    The first plenary session of the African Land Force Summit began with Department of State's Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary, ambassador Donald Y. Yamamoto, who spoke on the Obama administration's policy on relations with Africa.

  • Family members address pertinent issues

    May 11, 2010

    Delegates from the U.S. Army, Pacific Family gathered at Schofield Barracks May 3-6 to discuss issues directly impacting USARPAC Soldiers and their Families.

  • Army Secretary calls on Hawaii

    May 11, 2010

    On the last leg of his visit to the Pacific area of operations, Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the MA,,A kua Military Reservation, 25th Infantry Division and Schofield Barracks here May 6.

  • Operation Rising Star winner's song catching on with military crowd

    May 11, 2010

    "Trust Your Hopes Not Your Fears" is a song that embodies the strength and positive outlook Army spouses need to support their Soldiers.

  • Special Forces team 'best of best' during Best Ranger Competition

    May 11, 2010

    The three-day Best Ranger competition pitted the 'best of the best' against each other during a non-stop contest at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Speaker of House visits wounded warriors at Landstuhl

    May 11, 2010

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and fellow members of congress visited patients and staff May 10 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. During her bedside visits with injured servicemembers from Iraq and Afghanistan in the Intensive Care Unit and Medical-Surgical Wards, Pelosi thanked Wounded Warriors for their service and commitment to our country.

  • Chicago school leaders learn lessons from U.S. Army training

    May 11, 2010

    In a virtual Afghan village, the American Soldier approaches the local leader aggressively, gripping his weapon diagonally in front of him. The leader turns his head sharply to the side, pushing his hand forward to signal for the Soldier to stop. Replay the same scene with the Soldier walking respectfully toward the leader, his weapon slung across his back. This time the village leader nods toward the Soldier and gives the traditional hand-over-the-heart greeting followed by a handshake and kiss on the cheek.

  • Spiritual Resiliency Leads to Strength

    May 11, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - At 5 a.m., while groups of service members and civilians are just getting out of bed to go run along the roads of Victory Base Complex before the start of the day, another small group stands atop Signal Hill on Camp Liberty praying.

  • Army Sustainment Command logisticians tour FedEx facility

    May 11, 2010

    On an officer professional development tour, members of the 2nd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade visited the Frankfurt, Germany, FedEx facility.

  • Army celebrates Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 11, 2010

    During the month of May the Army is celebrating Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and recognizing the contributions that Asian/Pacific American Soldiers have made in the defense of our Nation.

  • Tomahawks make macro difference with micro grants

    May 11, 2010

    Company B, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment Soldiers visited Majid's falafel shop and another business to hand out paperwork for the shop owners to apply for the micro-grants.

  • Soldiers' time at JSS ends with transfer

    May 11, 2010

    After living at Joint Security Station Sheikh Amir since January, Soldiers with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment "Tomahawks," cut the power to the station April 13.

  • Digital master gunners leverage past experience to support units

    May 11, 2010

    Article describes the support operations to ensure that expertise and knowledge is promptly and effectively applied to resolve a unit's most complex command & control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance technology challenges.

  • African Land Forces Summit delegates tour Pentagon

    May 11, 2010

    As part of the African Land Forces Summit in Washington D.C., 78 senior African military leaders tour the pentagon - delegates included the Chiefs of Staff from 30+ countries

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