Archive: May 2010

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  • ISF, US forces cooperate to recover downed aircraft

    May 27, 2010

    With the increase in partnership missions and training between United States Forces - Iraq and the various elements of the Iraqi Security Forces, a recent event showed just how well the ISF have developed their capabilities and how far they have progressed.

  • Iraqi media officers train in southern Iraq

    May 27, 2010

    Iraqi Security Force public information officers met with their U.S. counterparts at Contingency Operating Base Basra May 19, 2010, for classes designed to improve their public affairs and media relations capabilities.

  • Serving the Soldier

    May 27, 2010

  • Troop care tops nation's obligations, Biden says

    May 27, 2010

    Caring for troops is the nation's "one truly sacred obligation," Vice President Joe Biden said during a dinner for wounded warriors.

  • Goal-oriented commander inspires success

    May 27, 2010

    The U.S. military has a long-standing reputation of excelling at reaching its goals, and many service members join the military to give themselves a sense of direction. Twenty years ago, one Soldier embarked on a journey that would contribute to not only his success, but the successes of those he commands as well.

  • U.S., NATO forces set sights on Kandahar

    May 27, 2010

    With U.S. and NATO forces on the verge of major operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan, a top commander there underscored the complexity of their charge, citing "political problems and impunities" as the main challenge to overcome.

  • Medic performs above his grade

    May 27, 2010

    As the mission in Iraq has transitioned to one of fostering political stability and bolstering the Iraqi Security Forces, Military Transition Teams, who embed with and advise the ISF, have played an integral role.

  • Deployed Soldiers improve quality of life

    May 27, 2010

    The 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, "Bulldogs" have been working diligently to build upon the existing security, safety measures and living conditions at Joint Security Station Jenkins since arriving in late April 2010.

  • 15th Eng. Bn. puts its platoons to the test

    May 27, 2010

    Soldiers from 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade spent two weeks simultaneously completing construction projects and conducting platoon evaluations in May at the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas.

  • Iraqi, US students build on relationship

    May 27, 2010

    Students from the Brookstone school in Columbus, Ga., held a video teleconference May 5, 2010, with Iraqi students a hemisphere away in Babil Province.

  • Memorial Day - a Soldier's remembrance

    May 27, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Mike Alberts provides his reflection of Memorial Day.

  • Lobos' support company keeps 25th CAB moving

    May 27, 2010

    The Soldiers of Headquarters and Support Company, 209th Aviation Support Battalion, Task Force Lobos, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, keep aviation moving at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, as one of the larger companies in TF Lobos, the "Terminators" are responsible for moving, and tracking equipment and personnel, maintaining the vehicles that keep helicopters armed and fueled, and ensuring Soldiers are healthy and fed, all critical missions to sustain the brigade's combat power.

  • Tripartite mission denies violent extremists support zones, safe haven

    May 27, 2010

    The Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 25th General Support Aviation Battalion, TF Hammerhead; 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, TF Diamond Head; and 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Horse, supported a tripartite force during Operation Chelan III, April 24, consisting of 4th Brigade, 1st Iraqi Army Division, Diyala Iraqi Police; and 3rd Peshmerga Brigade Soldiers, and their U.S. counterparts, during an air assault into the Lake Hamrin region, near Jalula, Iraq, in Salah ad-Din province, to deny violent extremist networks logistical areas to stage attacks against the Iraqi people.

  • Fort Monroe handoff to preserve history, military housing

    Nov 7, 2011

    When the Army vacates historic Fort Monroe next year, the plan is to convert it to a National Park, yet lease an office complex inside and continue to house military families there.

  • Virtual Individual Position Record

    May 26, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Virtual Individual Position Record (VIPR) is an electronic "continuity book" that is intuitive in operation, broad in knowledge collected and readily searchable for ease of knowledge retrieval. The book - known as VIPR - was tailored by U.S. Army Forces Command to be hosted on Microsoft SharePoint, easing data entry by using the familiar Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, and Power Point. The VIPR consists of a Job Information Form with data cells in which the employee can enter tacit position knowledge. These cells are organized to elicit the most relevant job information such as position description, duties and responsibilities, tasks and processes, authority, management responsibilities, professional development and reading, and professional Internet sites and contacts. Additional SharePoint libraries provide areas in which the employee can place relevant documents that expand on position knowledge, and provide ready references for the new employee. Entry means are flexible, and the data is easily retrieved by the user and others who need the knowledge. The VIPR provides a "living" enduring forum for collaboration on projects, documents, reports and planning.

  • Wounded warriors begin their journey from 'Sea to Shining Sea'

    May 26, 2010

    Through much fanfare and the support of family members and the local community of San Francisco, 18 of our nation's heroes embarked on a journey from San Francisco Calif., to Virginia Beach Va.

  • Soldiers in Iraq get taste of Asia

    May 26, 2010

    The United States Division - Center Equal Opportunity Office and volunteers from different units on Victory Base Complex participated in the Asian Pacific Cultural World Showcase at the Camp Liberty Field House May 23.

  • WINN Soldiers Share Memorial Day Message with Community

    May 26, 2010

  • Depot designated Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for APE

    May 26, 2010

  • Long Knife wives earn their spurs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- "Long Knife" spouses had a chance to earn their spurs, May 22, during the all day event that tested their physical and mental abilities.

  • Refining Iraq's green thumb: Ninewa province gets agricultural overhaul

    May 26, 2010

    Iraq currently imports 72 percent of its agricultural goods from foreign nations, including Syria and Iran, driving market prices ever higher in a fledgling economy.

  • Solar walls to generate heat for depot buildings

    May 26, 2010

    Solar walls are being installed on several buildings at Tooele Army Depot. Buildings that use fossil fuels such as gas and propane, particularly buildings with shipping and receiving operations, can be expensive to heat during the winter months. To heat the 11 buildings participating in the project using fossil fuels cost the depot more than $153,000 in fiscal 2008, said Jay Weyland, TEAD's Energy Manager. "(The project) reduces our dependence upon fuel, oil, natural gas, propane and electricity," he said.

  • 307th deploys in support of surge efforts

    May 26, 2010

    For the first time since the Vietnam War, friends and family members of Soldiers from the 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion's Headquarters and Headquarters and Bravo Companies gathered May 24 to bid farewell to the Soldiers at a deployment ceremony at Helemano Military Reservation in Wahiawa.

  • EIB sets men above rest: Long wait over for Greywolf Soldiers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - It's been seven years since "Greywolf" troopers have tested themselves to earn the Expert Infantryman's Badge.

  • TEAD hosts testing for OB/OD emissions study

    May 26, 2010

    Tooele Army Depot facilitated a multi-agency collaborative effort to better understand open burning and open detonation (OB/OD) emissions during a study conducted in March.

  • TEAD participates in special installation pilot study

    May 26, 2010

    A ceremony welcoming Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) into the Installation Management Command (IMCOM), West Region, took place April 14, as part of a kickoff event for the IMCOM Special Installation Pilot Study.

  • Remembering Soldiers of the "Forgotten War"

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- It's been nearly 60 years since Sgt. Dean Scantling returned from the Korean War, but the pride of serving his country is something he never forgets.

  • One last flight on lacrosse field before Aviation career

    May 26, 2010

    Coming out of high school, 2nd Lt. Tyler Seymour's number one goal was to play lacrosse at a Division I level school. The two-time high school All-American was not sure where he wanted to go. Not being from the traditional lacrosse "hot bed," the Nashua, N.H., native went on his official visits to make his mind up. A trip to West Point sealed the decision.

  • ASC employees receive FEA awards

    May 26, 2010

    Fourteen employees from the Headquarters of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command were among those honored during an annual awards luncheon sponsored by the Quad City Chapter of the Federal Executive Association May 20 at Heritage Hall on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Artillerymen aim for the basics

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Calling for artillery fire is to a forward observer what shooting a tank is to a tanker; it's their bread and butter, and they must be able to do it successfully.

  • West Point diving champ now focused on Signal Corps career

    May 26, 2010

    Lindsey Adao spent her cadet career diving into everything headfirst with zeal and moxie that led her to being an ambitious cadet and one of the greatest divers in the history of the Army swimming and diving program. Now, Adao takes all her lessons learned at West Point and dives into her professional career as a signal corps officer after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy May 22.

  • 'Steel Dragons' help out at field day

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in Hattie Halstead Elementary School Annual Field Day celebration in Copperas Cove, Texas, May 21.

  • "Greywolf" engineers blast to build confidence

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With artillery shells flying overhead, engineers from C Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, massed in bunkers at Fort Hood's Curry Demo Range and prepared for their world to explode.

  • Army Reserve Fallen Soldiers Remembered

    May 26, 2010

    Memorial day service for Army Reserve Soldiers with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne).

  • West Point Class of '80 grad reflects on first class of female cadets

    May 26, 2010

    Col. Debra Lewis knows something about firsts. A member of the first class of women to graduate the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Lewis was also the first female U.S. Army Corps of Engineers district commander of Philadelphia and Seattle districts and the first woman to command a USACE district in Iraq in 2006. Lewis returned May 20 for her retirement ceremony, reflecting on a 30-year Army career and those of her time at West Point. The significance of their presence at the academy wasn't fully comprehensible to her back then, Lewis said, but then again, it permeated every facet of their lives.

  • Commission accomplished

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-A college graduation is a significant milestone. For most, it represents the culmination of years of work, study and test anxiety; a segue into a new life, or at least the potential for a new life.

  • Machine gun range gets "Garryowen" mission ready

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in a machine gun range, at the Trapnal Range, May 18.

  • PHOTOS: Stable call at 1st Cav Museum

    May 26, 2010

    Stable call at 1st Cav Museum on May 24th, 2010

  • Cav trooper earns top honors

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Since 1st Cavalry Division units started returning from their Iraq deployment, getting their newest noncommissioned officers through the many different career-enhancing schools became first priority.

  • Building spiritual muscles

    May 26, 2010

    Fort Hood, Texas-Anyone in the military can attest that physical fitness is essential to good health and success in the Army.

  • Army inspires next generation rocket scientists

    May 26, 2010

    The Army is inspiring the next generation of rocket scientists through the world's largest rocket design contest.

  • Celebrating diversity

    May 26, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Students with Fort Jackson's Pierce Terrace Elementary School participated recently in the school's 18th Annual International Day. Each class chooses a country to showcase during the day's events.

  • Rethinking safety at all levels: Fatality numbers an issue for senior NCOs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Since February, seven Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division have been killed in accidents.

  • Venable Village Elementary School honors volunteers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- The Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division have contributed more than 800 hours of service to the Venable Village Elementary School since August, 2009.

  • Soldiers participate in Ft. Detrick Twilight Tattoo Press Conference on May 25, 2010

    May 26, 2010

    Sgt. Craig Taylor, a member of The U.S. Army Drill Team lets Christine Demas, Executive Director of the Ft. Detrick Alliance, feel the weight of his rifle during a questions and answer session after the Ft. Detrick Twilight Tattoo Press conference in Frederick, MD on May 25, 2010.

  • Raider Battalion provides urban focus to Puerto Rico National Guard unit

    May 26, 2010

    The 1-347th Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade provided urban operations training to A Company, 1-296th Infantry Battalion, 92nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the Puerto Rico National Guard, which is completing its final mobilization tasks stateside prior to deploying to Kosovo in support of the ongoing Kosovo Force mission.

  • Raider Battalion provides urban focus to Puerto Rico National Guard unit

    May 26, 2010

    The 1-347th Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, provided urban operations training and validation to A Company, 1-296th Infantry Battalion, 92nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade of the Puerto Rico National Guard, which is completing its final mobilization tasks stateside prior to deploying to Kosovo in support of the ongoing Kosovo Force mission.

  • Justice: Focus on the Warfighter

    May 26, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- For the Army's science and technology command, May 26 became the day to share a vision of the future. "Agility and speed," Maj. Gen. Nick Justice told the gathering. "That's what we're after."

  • IMCOM, USAREUR leaders speak at Army Medical Symposium

    May 26, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Some 1,900 Army medical professionals heard from two senior Army leaders May 20 during the Army Medical Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, hosted by U.S. Army Medical Command and the Association of the U.S. Army.

  • Retirement Ceremony

    May 26, 2010

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment conduct a department of the Army retirement ceremony for 49 retirees at Joint Myer-Henderson Hall on May 20th. In 1922, the War Department issued an authorization that makes this unit unique among the US military. Because of their valor and contributions, the Old Guard marches and passes in review with "Bayonets Fixed" a distinction not afforded to any other US military unit.

  • Commentary: Muslim major reflects on Memorial Day

    May 26, 2010

    As Memorial Day approaches, I take pause to reflect on the sacrifices of the loyal servicemembers who have given their life for a higher cause.

  • Fallen Fort Hood Soldier remembered

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Leaders, Soldiers and friends gathered, here, at the 25th Street Chapel, May 13, to remember and honor one of their own.

  • Armed Services Blood Program Wins Best Ad Campaign Award for the Second Year in a Row

    May 26, 2010

    The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) won Best Ad Campaign 2009 for the second year in a row from the Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals (ADRP) in their "Tools of the Trade," award category. The award was received for the military blood program's "Power of Blood" campaign

  • Welcome to the brotherhood: Saber troopers earn spurs

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - You can find them on e-bay for $20, but some cavalry Troopers are willing to shed blood, sweat and tears to earn them.

  • Phantom Warrior RFC: Supporting local hookers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As far as sports go, some rank fairly low among Americans in terms of familiarity.

  • Korea LARs Improve Defensive Capabilities

    May 26, 2010

    LARs and Soldiers of 2-2 Aviation, 2nd ID, worked on the division's aerial mine capability at K-16 Airbase, South Korea.

  • "Blacksmiths", students combine forces for field day

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Killeen, Texas elementary students and 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers held a field day at the school, May 7, as an opportunity to acquaint the unit with their adopted school before the end of the year.

  • "Black Jack" medics geared up and ready to go

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-A unit returning from a combat assignment must take time to repair, refurbish and replace combat equipment, in an effort to ensure that it is prepared to deploy again if called upon to do so.

  • Commissary shows off to single Soldiers

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Waiting to walk into the Clear Creek Commissary, here, May 11, Spc. Rob Manning, from Battle Creek, Mich. said he was eager to see what the commissary had in store for him and other single Soldiers.

  • New recruits sample Army, Cav life

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - When Yoe High School senior, Joshua Pruitt, a new Army recruit, enlisted last year, he only had a small idea of what Army life might be like before heading off to basic training.

  • Army recognizes science, technology command for small business ties

    May 26, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The Army honored its science and technology command with nine of the 11 awards given for working with small businesses during the U.S. Army Small Business Innovation Research Achievement Awards ceremony at the Pentagon Conference Center May 24.

  • Soldiers, chaplain build morale at clay shoot

    May 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division met at the Sportsman Center, here, May for a little range time with Chaplain (Maj.) Mike Patterson, of Vero Beach, Fl.

  • Guard, Israeli Home Front Command trade experiences

    May 26, 2010

    A four-year relationship between the National Guard and the Israeli Defense Force's Home Front Command is yielding valuable lessons for both sides.

  • States prepare to assist Louisiana in oil spill response

    May 26, 2010

    National Guard leadership in several states are closely watching Louisiana this week and are prepared to assist in its oil spill operations if needed, a senior Guard leader said today.

  • States prepare to assist Louisiana in oil spill response

    May 26, 2010

    The National Guards of several states are closely watching Louisiana this week and are prepared to assist in its oil spill operations if needed.

  • Queen of the Netherlands, U.S. Secretary Shinseki to attend Margraten Memorial Day ceremony

    May 26, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - Queen Beatrix, the Queen of the Netherlands and U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki will participate at the 65th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten, Netherlands 3 p.m., May 30. This annual event, which attracts thousands of spectators, includes choral music, the presentation of more than 65 wreaths and a flyover by the Royal Dutch Air Force. Secretary Shinseki will also make remarks at the ceremony in Margraten.

  • IMCOM-Southeast deputy director retires

    May 26, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. -- IMCOM-Southeast Region Director Davis D. Tindoll, Jr. congratulates Col. Jeffrey Cairns after presenting him the Legion of Merit while Greta Cairns looks on. Cairns, a career Special Forces officer, retired May 31 after 30 years of service. He formerly commanded the Presidio of Monterey Garrison and last served as the deputy director of IMCOM-Southeast.

  • Corps of Engineers builds joint military training facilities in Bulgaria

    May 26, 2010

    Part of USAREURAca,!a,,cs Task Force-East initiative, Novo Selo will host up to 2,500 U.S. and international soldiers for military training activities.

  • Turkish KFOR Soldiers demonstrate quick reaction skills

    May 26, 2010

    Soldiers from Turkey, the newest partner nation in Multinational Battle Group East, showed their capacity to react quickly to unexpected situations during exercises in Kacanik/Kacaniku and Viti/Vitina on May 20. The Turkish Soldiers have been designated as MNBG E's Quick Reaction Force (QRF) and the exercises were designed to validate their ability to respond to emergencies in the MNBG E area of operations.

  • Serving the Army and the Nation for over 250 Years

    May 26, 2010

    The histories of multiple branches of the Army-artillery, cavalry, medical-are part of the story of one of the oldest Army posts.

  • National Guard Chief Visits Camp Bondsteel

    May 26, 2010

    The Chief of the National Guard Bureau traveled to Kosovo May 23-24 to meet with Soldiers and to learn more about the Guard's mission in the Balkans. General Craig McKinley was joined on the trip by his senior enlisted advisor, Command Chief Master Sergeant Denise Jelinski-Hall. His party also included Lieutenant General Harry Wyatt, the director of the Air National Guard, and Major General Kelly McKeague, assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for National Guard Matters.

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  • The U.S. Army's Philippine Scouts

    May 26, 2010

    These were General Douglas MacArthurAca,!a,,cs soldiersAca,!"the guys who fought AmericaAca,!a,,cs first battle of World War II. The Philippine Division. Probably the best trained and possibly the best prepared U.S. Army division at the outset of the war.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Steve R. Davis

    May 26, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Steve R. Davis

  • Pace award honors standouts at Army headquarters

    May 26, 2010

    Two Department of the Army headquarters innovators were honored for their contribution and service during 2009 at the Pentagon Tuesday.

  • Volunteers honored as 'sails' of the Hohenfels community

    May 26, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- The many volunteers-Soldiers, civilians, family members and host nation partners-who donate their time to support community organizations got a big 'thank you' from the Hohenfels community during the 2010 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Community Activity Center, May 13.

  • German and American nurses meet during Hohenfels nurses week

    May 26, 2010

    When a Soldier, civilian or family member from the Hohenfels community needs medical care, they visit the Hohenfels Health Clinic where before seeing a doctor, they most likely first see an American nurse. When one of those community members is referred to an off-post facility for specialty care, they likewise will probably first see a German nurse. The two groups got the opportunity to meet and share stories when nurses from the Burglengenfeld and Parsberg hospitals visited the Hohenfels Health Clinic, May 14, as the culmination of a week's worth of events the clinic planned to honor its nurses during National Nurse's Week.

  • Soldiers from Charlie Company Reenlist

    May 26, 2010

    Capt. Edward Arntson reenlists Sgt. Robert William, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, Charlie Company (The Old Guard), on top of a M1151 HMMWV, while deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq. Williams, a Land O' Lakes, Fla. native, will be completing his second deployment in three years. Charlie Company deployed in August 2009. Charlie Company plans to redeploy back to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall later this year.

  • 3d ESC lends Pierce Elementary a helping hand

    May 26, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Several Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered to assist Pierce Elementary during its Field Day events on May 20-21. The assistance comes as an initiative by the 3d ESC to give back to the Fort Knox communities that supported them during two deployments within the past few months.

  • Connellsville's American Legion Post 301 signs Community Covenant

    May 26, 2010

  • Corps of Engineers helps provide reliable power to Iraq

    May 26, 2010

    Fans of the old Star Trek television series were constantly bombarded each episode by Capt. Kirk pleading with Scotty, the engineering officer of the star ship Enterprise, for more engine power to escape one deep space disaster after another.

  • South Korea sets responses to North Korean provocations

    May 26, 2010

    South Korean officials have laid out a full and appropriate response to the North Korean sinking of a South Korean frigate that killed 46 sailors in March, and the U.S. government fully supports the response.

  • Gates can accept 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' amendment

    May 26, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates can accept a proposed congressional amendment overturning the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in the military, but would prefer that lawmakers wait until a Defense Department review to assess its full impact is completed.

  • Teamwork, competition drive Soldiers beyond normal endurance

    May 26, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - Driven by the power of competition, Soldiers of 39th Signal Battalion and HHC, USAG Benelux pushed beyond their physical norms May 19 during a quarterly training event.

  • U.S., Slovak senior enlisted share leadership skills

    May 26, 2010

    In the early morning hours of May 18, an awkward silence filled a room in a plain white building in downtown Zvolen, Slovakia, where host nation and U.S. military members waited for one man to break the silence.

  • 21st TSC SJA 'lays down the law' for middle school students

    May 26, 2010

    The judge ordered the courtroom into session as the trial of Luke Simmons began. Simmons, a Kaiserslautern American Middle School student, was accused of illegally downloading music by a major corporation.

  • Europe District promotes healthy living through Army fitness program

    May 26, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Like the Army's focus on maintaining physical fitness among its Soldiers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ensuring its civilian employees are maintaining healthy lifestyles.

  • Warrior Country recognizes its 'true treasures'

    May 26, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Nearly 100 residents embarked on a simulated treasure hunt through Warrior Country during the 2nd Infantry Division and U.S. Army Red Cloud Volunteer Recognition Awards Ceremony at the Warrior's Club May 18.

  • Garrison KATUSA soldiers get new leader

    May 26, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Koreans Augmented to the U.S. Army soldiers in Warrior Country received a new leader when the mantle of command was passed to Lt. Col. Lee Kyun-chul in the packed Red Cloud Theater May 18.

  • Chaplain says farewell to students

    May 26, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - When Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Acuff, Red Cloud Garrison chaplain, came to Korea he wanted to get involved in a few good neighbor projects with the local community outside of the garrison.

  • Red Cloud leadership reviews cadets

    May 26, 2010

    Red Cloud Garrison and Casey Garrison command group, directors, special staff, Soldiers and KATUSAs watch the parade of the pupils, the highlight of their tour, which last 40 minutes as they visited the Korea Military Academy in Nowon-gu, Seoul, as part of their quarterly team building May 14. The academy is famous for strict discipline, patriotism, and officer pupils, who can't smoke, can't drink or get married during their four year matriculation. In the past this was not an open place to the public, but since 1997 it has become a popular tourist site. Visitors can take a guided tour which starts at the School Information Center and continues to the museum, memorial hall, and the exhibition. The Army Museum holds various military treasures and remains, where visitors learn about the history of the Republic of Korea army.

  • Casey school on track for August opening

    May 26, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Casey Elementary School Principal Shelly Kennedy and Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific officials met with garrison leaders May 20 to talk about logistics issues and check on progress of the new school, which will open for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • MiTT Soldiers awarded for work with IA

    May 26, 2010

    Military transition team members on southern Iraq's Contingency Operating Site Kalsu receive awards for faithful service.

  • MRT supplies help in moving materials

    May 26, 2010

    As well as advising and assisting the Iraqi government and security forces, Soldiers of the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's material redistribution team play an important role in the organization of supplies and equipment of the brigade.

  • Joint training sharpens ISF skills

    May 26, 2010

    The capability of Iraqi Security Forces is paramount to keeping Iraq safe, and U.S. Soldiers are training Iraqi troops to provide that stability and security for their country.

  • Tracers

    May 26, 2010

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - Soldiers with 558th Military Police Company fire .50-caliber machine gun rounds at the base of a training target to indicate to nearby helicopters where to fire their rockets during partnered aerial-ground integration training between U.S. and Iraqi forces May 21, 2010, at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. The 558th is part of 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade, based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, 1/82 AAB, USD-C)

  • A Kiowa sunset

    May 26, 2010

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter with Task Force Saber, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, flies past the setting sun outside Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, May 21, 2010. The helicopter participated in partnered fire aerial-ground integration training between 82nd Airborne Division and 7th Iraqi Army Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, 1/82 AAB, USD-C)

  • US medical staff break language barrier, train IA

    May 26, 2010

    Soldiers from the 17th Fires Brigade medical staff recently held a two-day course on preventive medicine at Contingency Operating Base Basra for medical personnel from the Iraqi Army's 14th Division.

  • Revolutionary War hero's progeny serves in Iraq

    May 26, 2010

    The struggles of the Iraqi people to build a functioning democracy have been compared to the efforts of the American people during the War for Independence and the founding of the United States.

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