Archive: Aug 2010

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  • Knowledge

    Aug 3, 2010

  • ACS celebrates 45th birthday

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Army Community Service marked 45 glorious years Friday with a birthday celebration inside the Sosa building that included face-painting for kids and cake for all.

  • EFMP Training, workshops relieve parental stresses

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- A child was born not knowing how to play, or how to make friends, and lacks imagination.

  • USASAC celebrates 45 years as 'Army's Face to the World'

    Aug 3, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command celebrated 45 years of service with an Organization Day at Redstone Arsenal July 30.

  • "Long Knife" ships equipment, ready for Operation New Dawn

    Aug 3, 2010

    "Long Knife" ships equipment, ready for Operation New Dawn

  • Red Team hosts United States Field Artillery Association golf tournament

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-After a week of pouring rain and thunderstorms, the clouds parted and let the sun shine on the Red Team United States Field Artillery Association golf tournament held at the Clear Creek Golf Course, here, July 29.

  • Double 'TEC,' at Operation River Assault 2010

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Hewitt Becomes Interim Leader at JMC

    Aug 3, 2010

    JMC relinquishment of command ceremony.

  • NewYork Army National Guard Officers Participate in National Guard, Israel Army Exercise

    Aug 3, 2010

    Two New York Army National Guard officers learned that despite different languages-Hebrew instead of English-the concerns of Israeli Army civil defense soldiers and National Guardsmen who respond to domestic emergencies, are similar. Col. David Martinez, the Director of Domestic Operations for the New York National Guard, and Lt. Col. Richard Goldenberg, Public Affairs Officer for the 42nd Infantry Division represented the Empire State in Shared Future 2010, the bilateral military support to civil authorities training exercise between the National Guard Bureau and the Israeli Home Front Command.

  • "Wranglers" back in the saddle

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers of the 15th Special Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and family members looked on as the Wranglers uncased their colors during a small ceremony here July 16.

  • Army kicks off Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 3, 2010

    Army Installations throughout the country will engage in anti-terrorism awareness programs this month stressing vigilance, reporting suspicious activities and protecting Army communities. In February, the Department of the Army determined Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month would be held in August each year -- a month Army leaders have deemed an appropriate reminder of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • "Heroes at Home" Program transitions to New Parent Support Program

    Aug 3, 2010

    "Heroes at Home," a DoD-funded program in partnership with the Parents as Teachers National Center, will be transitioning to the New Parent Support Program (NPSP), a Family Services program run by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command.

  • Fort Hood survivor outreach services holds 2nd annual TAPS survivor seminar and good grief camp

    Aug 3, 2010

    The 2010 TAPS Fort Hood Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp brought together nearly 300 Family members from as far away as South Korea, Alaska and Nebraska who joined other survivors in weekend-long program of comfort and support.

  • Gen. Casey visits Fort Benning

    Aug 3, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visited Fort Benning, Ga., to address the Land Forces Symposium, visit the Maneuver Center of Excellence and learn about its Warrior Transition Battalion on Aug. 2, 2010.

  • 407th AFSB welcomes new commander

    Aug 3, 2010

    Col. Danny Tilzey took the reins from Col. Rebecca Jones during the 407th Army Field Support Brigade's change of command that took place at Fort Hood, Texas, on July 29. Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, Army Sustainment Command commanding general, presided over the ceremony. The 407th AFSB is one of seven such ASC units delivering Warfighter support.

  • Natick Soldier Takes Oath of Allegiance

    Aug 3, 2010

    PV2 Oshane Ebanks of the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) did something last week that most of us take for granted - he became a citizen of the United States. For many of us, citizenship is a right given at birth, but for Ebanks, who immigrated from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in 1996, it was something that was hard fought and earned. ight given at birth, but for Ebanks, who immigrated from St. Elizabeth, Jamaica in 1996, it was something that was hard fought and earned.

  • Training surge at Graf to prep forces for Afghanistan

    Aug 3, 2010

    August marks the beginning of a three-month surge in training at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area and Hohenfels Training Area in eastern Bavaria. The training includes tactics for Counter-Improvised Explosive Device, International Security Assistance Force training, and full-spectrum operations, as well as small-arms qualifications, vehicle gunnery, and live-fire exercises.

  • Army Sustainment Command: Materiel Provider - Synchronization, Distribution and Sustainment of Mater

    Aug 3, 2010

    Interview with Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commanding general of U.S. Army Sustainment Command, reveals the breadth and depth of the command's part in the Materiel Enterprise. ASC synchronizes distribution and sustainment of materiel for the Army Materiel Command to and from the field in support of the Warfighter.

  • Army rifle shooters knock 'em down at Interservice Championship

    Aug 3, 2010

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Service Rifle team braved the heat and stiff competition to uphold the Army's reputation as the military's best marksmen and came out on top at the 49th Interservice Rifle Championships. With their accomplishment, the USAMU enabled the Army to complete a sweep of all Interservice marksmanship championships in 2010-Soldiers and teams from the USAMU previously won the shotgun and pistol Interservice competitions, as a team and individually.

  • National Guard ramps up Southwest boarder support

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Move.mil launches redesigned website

    Aug 3, 2010

    Officials this week launched an improved website to assist both the military and Transportation Service Providers in using the Defense Personal Property System.

  • Suicide solution involves leadership, Mullen says

    Aug 3, 2010

    Addressing the National Guard Family Program Volunteer Workshop in New Orleans, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen touched on the need to care for servicemembers, both physically and emotionally.

  • Family in far places

    Aug 3, 2010

    U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gerardo "Josh" DeAvila was wounded in action while on patrol in Marjah, Afghanistan July 10.

  • Petraeus puts protecting people at strategy's center

    Aug 3, 2010

    Army Gen. David H. Petraeus said the guidance will take "learn and adapt" to heart as the mantra for counterinsurgency, and added that he will learn and adapt his guidance in the weeks and months ahead.

  • 101st Soldiers use 'Clarksville flood experience' to save Afghan lives

    Aug 3, 2010

    Drawing on experience gained during the flood relief operations in Clarksville, Tenn., in early May, Soldiers from Fort Campbell's 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, assisted local Afghan civilians when flash flooding hit Adah Village in eastern Afghanistan's Beshood District, Nangarhar province July 28.

  • Obama lauds military for service in Iraq, Afghanistan

    Aug 3, 2010

    In a speech at the Disabled American Veterans National conference in Atlanta, Barack Obama lauded veterans for their service and sacrifice. He praised today's military for bringing the Iraq war to a close, as well as embracing the difficult mission ahead in Afghanistan.

  • 25ID Command Group

    Aug 3, 2010

  • 25ID Command Group

    Aug 3, 2010

  • USAG Benelux employees convert from NSPS to GS, Aug. 15

    Aug 3, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - IMCOM employees throughout U.S. Army Garrison Benelux currently hired under the National Security Personnel System convert to the General Schedule system Aug. 15 as part of the last local wave of the transition schedule.

  • MISSION ENABLER: Providing Trained, Mission-Ready Soldiers for Current and Future Operations

    Oct 14, 2011

    Q: How has the Army learned and adapted over eight years of war and what does that mean for the future training environment' A: Well, we've been in an eight-year fight with adaptive adversaries, and we have learned a great deal. And we've acted on that learning. Importantly, we've learned that we must be a force that's grounded in fundamentals relevant to threats across the full spectrum of conflict. It can't be just be the fundamentals of major combat operations, or counterinsurgency fundamentals, or peacekeeping fundamentals.

  • Eighth Army capitalizes on MC4 system in South Korea

    Aug 2, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth U.S. Army is leveraging an Army electronic medical records system to provide better combat medical care to its Soldiers and better situational awareness to its leaders.

  • First three-star Army general of Hawaiian ancestry retires after more than 38 years service to natio

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (Aug. 2, 2010) - The first person of Hawaiian ancestry to wear the three stars of an Army lieutenant general retired here today after 38 years service to the Army and the nation. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Peterson, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, had served as the deputy commander at FORSCOM since Dec. 11, 2006 when he arrived, following service in Iraq. Hosted by Gen. James D. Thurman, FORSCOM's commanding general, the Soldiers and Civilian staff gathered at the field in front of FORSCOM Headquarters for the ceremony to honor Peterson.

  • Navy Chaplain Visits Fort Hood WTB

    Aug 2, 2010

    Navy chaplain from the Joint chiefs visits WTB to learn about WTB's best practicies in the unit ministry program.

  • 406th AFSB welcomes new commander

    Aug 2, 2010

    Col. Johnny Johnston took command of the 406th AFSB on July 23 at Fort Bragg, N.C. ol. Kenneth Dyer relinquished command of the 406th AFSB during the change of command ceremony.

  • Gold Star Mother Shares 'Hugs' with Fort Hood Wounded Soldiers

    Aug 2, 2010

    Gold Star Mothers are encouraging Soldiers who have lost a battle buddy, to share stories of their friend with their fallen battle buddies families. Not only has a Soldier lost a friend, but a mother has lost her son or her daughter.

  • Quilting Bees Warming Hearts of Fort Hood Soldiers

    Aug 2, 2010

    Quilters from Sun city, Texas, donate han-made quilts to wounded Soldiers at Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade.

  • Chile furthers reach in Asia by hosting PAMS XXXIV

    Aug 2, 2010

    Senior officers from 25 nations traveled to Santiago to discuss the role of land forces to combat transnational threats in the Asia-Pacific region, as part of the 34th iteration of the Pacific Armies Management Seminar.

  • Local Reserve Soldier return home from year-long deployment

    Aug 2, 2010

    Soldiers of the 716th Quartermaster Company return home after a year-long deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan and are greeted by Brig. Gen. Peter Lennon, Commander, 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and fellow Soldier, Staff Sgt. Paul Martin. Martin was unable to deploy with the unit as a result of injury inflicted during the Fort Hood shooting last year.

  • Fort Hood WTB Blood Drive Sending Pints to the Battle

    Aug 2, 2010

    More than 40 blood units were collected July 27 during the WTB's 1st Battalion Blood Drive, hosted by Charlie Company. Staff Sgt. April Martinez, who organized the event, said Fort Hood's Robertson Blood Center representatives said Charlie Company's drive was one of the most successful unit drives ever and had to call for reinforcements because of the blood drive's popularity. Martinez added that Soldiers and staff were eager to donate because it was a way to show support for the community, as well as replenish the blood supply destined for Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Redstone Attracts Bid For New Facility

    Aug 2, 2010

    FARNBOROUGH, England -- Raytheon Company's Missile Systems announced July 19 at the Farnborough International Air Show in England its business plans to build an all-up-round Standard Missile state-of-the-art integration and testing facility on Redstone Arsenal.

  • 'Flipping and Grilling' for Fort Hood Soldiers

    Aug 2, 2010

    More than 700 hamburgers and hot dogs were consumed by Soldiers and their Families during the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade's Organizational Day.

  • Volleyball Order of Day for Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade

    Aug 2, 2010

    More than 700 Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers and Families enjoy Organizational Day July 28 at Lake Belton.

  • Bravo Soldier Steps Out With First Book

    Aug 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- High school boredom and daydreaming were the seeds to success for a Bravo Company private whose fantasy novel is so popular that it's hard to find copies these days.

  • Trip of Faith Leads To Blessings Of Life

    Aug 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In early 2009, Linda and Stanford Mendenhall were given an invitation that changed their lives. Come to Huntsville, they were urged. Be a part of the Redstone Arsenal family, they were encouraged.

  • Niner Officers and NCOs challenged with obstacles of a different kind

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT LEE, VA (July 29, 2010)- Self-assessments sometimes come at a cost. In this case, noncommissioned officers and officers of the 49th Quartermaster Group ran, climbed, crawled and sweated their way to physical exhaustion during run-throughs of the Fort Pickett obstacle course July 22. The event wasn't deemed a competition, said the senior NCO present, but one in which all the merits of team-building were stressed.

  • 'Digital rodeo' helps Army look at smart-phone apps

    Aug 2, 2010

    A "digital rodeo" took place July 28-29 at Fort Bliss, Texas, as part of the Army's discovery phase of "Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications."

  • National Immunization Month

    Aug 2, 2010

    <b>What it is'</b> August is National Immunization Month for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the perfect time for the Army to remind Soldiers and Civilians and their family members about the importance of immunizations for adults and children-especially children preparing to enter or return to school or college as summer vacation ends. The DoD theme is "Immunization Health and the DoD family." Immunizations are one of the most significant public health achievements of the 20th century. Vaccines have helped eliminate smallpox worldwide and poliovirus in the U. S. and significantly reduced the number of cases of measles, diphtheria, rubella and other serious diseases. Despite these efforts, people in the U.S. still die from these and other vaccine-preventable diseases.

  • "Sabers" say goodbye to one of their own

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Family members and Soldiers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, gathered to mourn the loss of one of their own at the 1st Cavalry Division's Memorial Chapel, here, July 29.

  • August Observed as Anti-Terrorism Month, Stay Vigilant

    Aug 2, 2010

    The Department of the Army has declared August 2010 as the Army's Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. During this month, our Army will reinforce the DA's anti-terrorism strategic plan by instilling heightened awareness and vigilance to prevent and protect our communities and critical resources from acts of terrorism. In an era of persistent engagement and the near-constant threat of terrorism, we must sustain a strong defense posture. Extremist ideologies and separatist movements will continue to threaten our Army and our nation. We must remain capable of deterring and defending against the full range of threats, including terrorist attack. Enduring protection from terrorist acts can only become successful by integrating anti-terrorism doctrinal principles combined with constant anti-terrorism awareness into all of our activities and missions.

  • LRS: True test for the "quiet professional"

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- In 1943, Gen. Frederick Browning, commander of the British First Airborne Corps, granted a battalion of paratroopers from the United States Army's 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment membership in the British Parachute Regiment and authorizing them to wear the British-style maroon berets.

  • Joint Munitions Command Receives Interim Leader

    Aug 2, 2010

    JMC Relinquishment of Command ceremony.

  • Army deploys innovative battery-recharging kit

    Aug 2, 2010

    The Army has begun deploying battery-recharging kits that run on renewable energy to Afghanistan. The Rucksack Enhanced Portable Power System, or REPPS, combines solar panels, connectors and adaptors for increased charging options.

  • Getting a Taste of Military Life

    Aug 2, 2010

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Ill. - Military Explorer Post 9044 hosted its Annual Explorer Challenge event on Rock Island Arsenal from July 8-11.

  • Bucket Test

    Aug 2, 2010

    A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter operating out of Army Aviation Support Facility 3 at the Albany International Airport fills a "Bambi Bucket" in the Hudson River during fire fighting training conducted on Wednesday, July 28. New York Army National Guard helicopters stand read to support state and local fire services in fighting forest and grass fires during the summer months.

  • MDW to pilot hiring reform process

    Aug 2, 2010

    Frustrated that hiring actions move at the speed of turtles' So is the Department of Defense

  • Chaplain Corps celebrates 235th anniversary

    Aug 2, 2010

    Army chaplains, chaplain assistants, Family members and others from the National Capital Area

  • Rader Clinic gets new commander during COC

    Aug 2, 2010

    On Friday, July 23, at a change of command ceremony at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson

  • First Army visits veterans, retirees

    Aug 2, 2010

    Maj. Nikki Blystone, a planning officer with First Army G-4, talks with Laird Addis, age 96, during a stop at the Bickford Cottage Assisted Living Center in Iowa City, Iowa, on July 23. Blystone and six other First Army representatives met with veterans and other retirees at the center the day before participating in the 2010 Bix 7 Race in Davenport, Iowa.

  • Installation honors Yard of Month winners

    Aug 2, 2010

  • Installation honors Yard of Month winners

    Aug 2, 2010

    On July 27, Melinda Kimbrell (left), wife of Maj. Larry Kimbrell Jr., space operations officer, Third Army/U.S. Army Central G-3, was honored with a plaque from Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Roberts, U.S. Army Garrison command sergeant major after winning her category in the Fort McPherson "Yard of the Month" competition.

  • Directorate is the center of Belvoir contracting universe

    Aug 2, 2010

    Processing an average of more than 3,000 contracts valued at more than $300 million annually, the Fort Belvoir Directorate of Contracting is the hub for contracting activity at Fort Belvoir (Va.), Fort A.P. Hill (Va.), and other local military facilities. "I think our office provides the best service to our customers. We have a very good working relationship with our customers and continue to work on good communication," said Christine Thompson, director of contracting, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Belvoir DOC.

  • FORSCOM directorates have day of fun, food, fellowship

    Aug 2, 2010

    Personnel from the U.S. Army Forces Command's G-3/5/7 directorates enjoyed a day of fun and team building during their organizational outing July 21 at the Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro. Approximately 400 Soldiers, Civilian employees and Family members participated in group activities, shared stories, showed off their athletic skills, played card games and ate plenty of food as they left the day-to-day challenges and pressures of work for one afternoon.

  • Programs help installations stand against anger

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. -- It can "lead to the dark side," but anger doesn't have to be an emotion that takes over and ruins one's life.

  • Army Community Services turns 45

    Aug 2, 2010

    For 45 years, Army Community Services has been serving Soldiers, Civilian employees, Families and retirees. On July 23, the U.S. Army Garrison ACS staff celebrated and continued their history of service by providing the community with food and various door prizes during an ACS birthday celebration.

  • Summer to remember

    Aug 2, 2010

    For as long as I can remember, the Army has been a part of my life. I grew up hearing stories of places my father had been or missions he was a part of. I had the privilege of him landing a helicopter on the field of my elementary school for all the students to see. I have experienced the anguish of watching my father deploy to Iraq, only to return a stronger man.

  • Joint Munitions Command Welcomes New Chaplain

    Aug 2, 2010

    Welcome of new JMC chaplain. Describes his view of his duties, describes his hobbies.

  • Summer Hire Program: welcome to real world

    Aug 2, 2010

    For approximately 20 years, Fort McPherson has held the Summer Hire Program. Last year, I missed the age requirement to meet the qualifications to apply by two days. This year, I was old enough. When I received the call stating I got the job, I was really excited. This was my first job and I didn't know what to expect; I was a little nervous. However, this has been an experience I will never forget.

  • Women gather to discuss health, wellness

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT MCPHERSON, Ga. -- Healthy living is important, so much so that the Fort McPherson Protestant Women of the Chapel is dedicating six weeks to a health based seminar titled, "Excuses today, health problems tomorrow: Six steps to a healthy you."

  • Soldiers witness latest 'weapons' to combat spinal, traumatic brain injuries

    Aug 2, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Soldiers from Fort McPherson got to see July 27 the latest technology being used to help rehabilitate those suffering from spinal and traumatic brain injuries at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.

  • Army North Soldiers meet, greet children of deployed parents during Operation Purple

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Kids serve, too. That's the message at Operation Purple, a summer camp for children whose parents are deployed or are about to deploy. At the Blue Streak Stables in Seguin, one of three camps hosting Operation Purple in Texas, U.S. Army North Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston took a day July 29 to talk about the military and to lead 55 young girls in leadership challenges and relay races.

  • ARNORTH welcomes new deputy to the CG

    Aug 2, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army North welcomed its new deputy to the commanding general during a ceremony in the historic Quadrangle here July 30. Guy Sands-Pingot, who is a brigadier general in the Army Reserve, was appointed as a member of the Senior Executive Service - the uppermost ranks of federal civil service. He will support Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, commanding general, Army North and Fort Sam Houston, and will serve as the command's senior civilian employee.

  • USAG Brussels MPs conduct Active Shooter Training

    Aug 2, 2010

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - U.S. Army Garrison Brussels Military Police Soldiers conducted Active Shooter training on July 26 at Sterrebeek Annex near here.

  • Military and civilian personnel take part in African Union Peace Support Operations Training

    Aug 2, 2010

    The week of July 12, 2010, African Union Commission's Peace and Support Operations Division (PSOD) Operational Division (PSOD) participated in a familiarization program that provided strategic level, operational level, and functional training.

  • Under Secretary of the Army Visits FORSCOM/USARC Construction Site

    Aug 2, 2010

    Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal visited the new home of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command during a two-day swing through Fort Bragg, N.C., July 30, 2010.

  • Army promotes anti-terrorism awareness in August

    Aug 2, 2010

    Soldiers, family members and civilians Army-wide have felt the effects of the acts of terror committed at Fort Hood in November 2009 and those attempted at Fort Dix in 2007. Though the results might not seem obvious to all community members, Army security groups have responded to these and other terrorist attacks by promoting individual awareness and vigilance across posts worldwide. Whether it is a poster in the commissary, or required training for Soldiers, law enforcement officials are making it evident that the safety of any community is dependent on its members, as they are at the forefront in providing authorities with tips and information.

  • U.S. and Mozambican officials announce Shared Accord 2010

    Aug 2, 2010

    Spokespersons from the U.S. Embassy in Maputo, along with Mozambique military officials, jointly announced plans for Exercise SHARED ACCORD during a press briefing at the Mozambique Ministry of Defense here, July 23, 2010.

  • Engineering interns meet with Gen. Ward

    Aug 2, 2010

    Engineering interns from three U.S. universities took a day off of their daily tasks to meet with General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, July 26, 2010.

  • Army research improves battlefield communications

    Sep 9, 2011

    Research being done at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is leading to significant improvements in how Soldiers send and receive data - including videos, voice transmissions, and other communications - on the battlefield.

  • Congolese delegation gets AFRICOM facts firsthand

    Aug 1, 2010

    A delegation of senior media representatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) visited U.S. Africa Command headquarters July 26-30, 2010, as part of the command's Public Information Partnership (PIP) initiative.

  • Senior US. military leaders hike Namsan Mountain

    Aug 1, 2010

    SEOUL Aca,!" Senior American military leaders and their spouses hiked to the top of Namsan Mountain in Seoul July 30.

  • 2010 Land Forces Symposium

    Aug 1, 2010

    The Land Forces Symposium is an annual forum that brings together senior army leaders from Central Command's (CENTCOM's) area of responsibility (AOR) to discuss common challenges, exchange views and foster security cooperation throughout the region while simultaneously building trusted relationships with partner nations. This is the fifth symposium held and the theme for this year's symposium is <i>Multilateral Approaches to Regional Challenges</i>; it will consist of three panels focusing on:

  • U.S., Iraqi Security Forces open refurbished school

    Aug 1, 2010

    Recently, a decrease in violence, brought on by a partnership between U.S. forces and a strengthened Iraqi Security Force, has allowed the school a refurbished school in Malahma and was recently re-opened to the public.

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