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  • Sean Astin Sends Message of Support

    Apr 12, 2010

    I served for 10 years as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army. It was an incredibly rewarding way to learn about the Civilian and Military leadership of our Armed Forces.

  • New civilian aide to secretary of the Army has JBLM ties

    Apr 9, 2010

    A former I Corps deputy commanding general and chief of staff was named civilian aide to the secretary of the Army two weeks ago in a ceremony at the Pentagon.

  • Former Heisman winner discusses his struggle with mental health

    Apr 9, 2010

    Herschel Walker told a group of Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit at Fort Meade, Md., that he was diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder after his football career ended, the reaction of many Soldiers was not one of surprise, but of admiration.

  • Joe Mantegna sends message of support

    Apr 5, 2010

  • Homes for Our Troops, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization, is donating the house.

    Apr 1, 2010

    RyAnne Noss said she has received a number of gifts since her husband, SFC Scot Noss of 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, was injured in Afghanistan during his eighth deployment. Last month, a group of Rangers helped kick off the construction of RyAnne and Scot's new home in Trussville, Ala. The house is being donated by Homes for Our Troops, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization that builds specially adapted homes for injured Soldiers.

  • Cowboys, cowgirls and chuck wagons ride in to support heroes

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston's Cowboys for Heroes celebration marks its fifth year honoring and supporting wounded warriors. The annual event was held March 27 at the Fort Sam Houston Equestrian Center, where wounded warriors and Family members found themselves in a realistic western-looking campground, surrounded by authentic chuck wagons.

  • Cuba Gooding Jr. sends message of support

    Mar 31, 2010

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. sent an open letter to U.S. troops expressing his support for their service and sacrifice.

  • Monterey business owner contributes money to support local troops

    Mar 31, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Service and family members in Monterey will soon feel the positive effects of a local donor's generous action.

  • Camp welcomes surviving Families

    Mar 26, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Last year, NASCAR royalty Kyle and Pattie Petty welcomed Fort Bragg's surviving spouses and their children to Victory Junction, which is a camping facility in Randleman, N.C., dedicated to creating happy memories for children.

  • Army signs covenant with native Hawaiians

    Mar 25, 2010

    FORT DERUSSY, Hawaii - Leaders from across Hawaii, representing various Native Hawaiian organizations, community groups, political and civil interests, joined Army leaders, here, March 24, to formally sign a Native Hawaiian Covenant.

  • Deployed Soldiers remembered at St Patrick's Day parade

    Mar 25, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - Many Soldiers were missed at the 186th edition St. Patrick's Day Parade held in Savannah, Ga., March 17, due to the 3rd Infantry Division's fourth deployment to Iraq and combat mission in Afghanistan. However, these Dog Face Soldiers were certainly not forgotten. Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Family Members, leaders and fellow Soldiers showed support to deployed troops by participating in the nation's second largest St. Patrick's Day festivity.

  • Stress dogs can be a Soldier's best friend

    Mar 22, 2010

    It can be difficult for some Soldiers to open up after a traumatizing event, or even if they are having problems at home while they are overseas. But the 85th Medical Detachment, 1st Medical Brigade, a combat stress control unit, is learning to work with some very unique ice breakers...

  • Community Leaders Focus On Needs Of Military Children

    Mar 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- They didn't choose the military. But the military and all of the Tennessee Valley community has chosen to be there for them. Nearly 2 million children across the world are connected to the U.S. military, according to the Military Child Education Coalition, half of whom have experienced a parent deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. That's nearly 1 million children dealing with tough issues, such as a sick or injured parent, separation, cycles of deployment, post-traumatic stress disorder, and even death.

  • American Red Cross Month reminds Americans to give

    Mar 15, 2010

    The American Red Cross was founded by Clara Barton in 1881 and, more than 129 years later, the organization remains the front-runner in providing emergency response relief, first aid training, and emergency messages to servicemembers anywhere in the world.

  • Aiken schools join transition study

    Mar 12, 2010

  • Partnership for Children helps Fort Bragg community

    Mar 12, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Andrea Seppelt is an Army wife and the mother of two young boys, one with special needs.

  • WNBA player hosts ice cream social

    Mar 11, 2010

    The children of deployed Soldiers in 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team received a sweet treat from WNBA 2009 world champion Phoenix Mercury guard Ketia Swanier Saturday at Kelley Hill's Kefurt Gym.

  • Funeral procession draws massive response

    Mar 11, 2010

    Story, photos of the on- and off-post communities' response to honor fallen Marine from nearby hometown.

  • Community welcomes home local Army Reserve Soldiers

    Mar 9, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers of the 14th Quartermaster Company, Greensburg, Pa., returned home after a year-long deployment in Iraq. The unit received a warm welcome from friends, families, peers, veteran organizations, local businesses and political representatives. Originally meant to provide water purification support, the unit was cross-leveled to operate three of the largest warehouses in Iraq and perform a clean-up mission. The unit recycled $250 million of excess materials back into the Army Supply System.

  • Soldiers and Families Gobble Up 2,000 Free Steaks

    Mar 5, 2010

    Volunteers donated and cooked 2,000 steaks, free of charge, for Soldiers and families of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Medical Brigade, and 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) during the Fort Hood Community Strong event Mar. 3 at the Freeman Dining Facility.

  • Afghanistan St. Pat's Day race connects with home station event

    Mar 5, 2010

    4th Inf. Div. Soldiers connect with race in Colorado Springs on St. Patrick's Day.

  • Dogs go the distance: Program provides service to veterans with PTSD

    Mar 4, 2010

    For over 40 years Ken Costich, a former Army colonel, has dealt with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.

  • Dr. Biden Prepares Care Packages for Guard Families

    Mar 1, 2010

    Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, joined USO volunteers here Feb. 23 in putting together care packages for the families of 3,000 Florida National Guard servicemembers who will deploy in the coming weeks

  • Fort Bliss TAPS seminar helps families tackle grief

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" Strangers from across Texas gathered in the sunlit auditorium of the Fort Bliss Youth Plex united by a common experience: the loss of a loved one. Colleen Thigpen, her best friend Karen Neugent and her two sons Maverick and Matthew made the drive up from Houston to attend the Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors seminar and the Good Grief Camp for children Feb. 20.

  • Volunteering To Affect Positive Change

    Feb 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Reimbursement for Soldier non-medical caregivers. Funding for service dogs for wounded warriors. Shortages in Behavioral Health service providers. Restrictions on Family Readiness Group fund-raising. Enrollment eligibility for Reserve Component Soldiers in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Those were the top five issues that surfaced during the annual Army Family Action Plan Conference hosted by the Department of the Army in Washington, D.C., in January. The theme for this year's conference was "Changing the Army One Issue at a Time." The top five issues were chosen from among 82 issues presented at the conference. Each issue, first introduced at installation AFAP conferences, represents months of research and preparation, hours of intense discussions, and voting approvals by volunteers from throughout the Army who relied on facilitators and subject matter experts to review and understand the issues. Among those volunteers were two representatives of Redstone Arsenal - delegate Alphadella McRae, a program management assistant with the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center who is also married to a retired Army officer, and facilitator Elise Becton, an Arsenal volunteer and the widow of Barry Becton, whose service as a DA civilian included a stint as the chief fire inspector at Redstone in 2006.

  • We appreciate our local communities

    Feb 4, 2010

    "We're in this together. This has got to be a partnership. We can't do it by ourselves." This quote, by former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Linton Wells II, epitomizes the relationship we at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem have with our local communities. With the unique support of our off post partners, we as an Army community are able to succeed on a daily basis.

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

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kans-A partnership became stronger Jan. 30. More than 150 Soldiers serving with the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division showed up at Bramlage Coliseum, home of the Kansas State University Wildcats men's basketball team, to support the Wildcats on ESPN's nationally televised College GameDay show. The hour-long show is a pre-game broadcast, featuring college basketball analysts Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Reece Davis and Hubert Davis, who hash out the day's predictions and highlight the stand-out players in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's basketball program.

  • Community Covenant and Military Appreciation Night with Oklahoma City Thunder

    Jan 27, 2010

    Oklahoma dignitaries from various government offices and all military branches joined together to sign and demonstrate the U.S. Army's Community Covenant, January 11, 2010, during half time at the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New York Knicks NBA game at the Oklahoma City Ford Center.

  • Military Appreciation Night with Oklahoma City Thunder

    Jan 27, 2010

    Oklahoma dignitaries from various government offices and all military branches joined together to sign and demonstrate the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Community Covenant, January 11, 2010, during half time at the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. New York Knicks NBA game at the Oklahoma City Ford Center.

  • Volunteers honored at Stewart-Hunter

    Jan 27, 2010

    Nearly half of Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's 1,400 volunteers were recognized in formal receptions held at Club Stewart, Jan. 19 and Hunter Club, Jan. 20. Brigadier General Jeffrey E. Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-rear, spoke at each reception, welcoming the volunteers and thanking them for their selfless service. After quoting Mahatma Gandhi's famous words, "Be the change you want to see in the world," he congratulated Stewart volunteers for "being the change they wanted to see by giving" of themselves, which he said made them "fully-functioning human beings."

  • 'Operation Christmas Aloha' Charity Receives Thanks

    Jan 22, 2010

    Several local community members, volunteers and their families gathered at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 6, by invitation of the leaders of the 25th Infantry Division to show appreciation for their recent participation and devotion of time, funds, and gifts which helped to make "Operation Christmas Aloha" a success.

  • Army Reserve, National Guard sign employer partnership agreements during Army All-American Bowl Week

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- During the 10th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl game, the U.S. Army Reserve inked agreements with six companies and organizations Jan. 8. These agreements help ease employment opportunities for America's Soldiers and veterans and help strengthen the community, support Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers and their Families, and maintain a strong economy.

  • Chatham County school Superintendent Meets with Hunter Parents

    Jan 21, 2010

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. -- About 20 parents and staff members from Hunter Army Airfield met with Dr. Thomas Lockamy, Savannah-Chatham County school superintendent, to discuss school-related topics that impact military children at Hunter Army Airfield at the Hunter Club, Jan. 14.

  • Carolina Hurricanes salute military members

    Jan 15, 2010

    Nearly 17,000 Carolina Hurricane fans got to see something extra as they waited to enter the RBC Center here for a 5 p.m. game Sunday. Humvees, weapons and armored vehicles from the Army, Marines and Coast Guard as well as booths from other organizations such as the USO and the Military Appreciation Day, Inc. surrounded the south lawn of the coliseum.

  • Ringling Bros clowns entertain crowds at Stewart-Hunter, encourage reading

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. --More than 800 Family Members saw Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown Ambassadors of Reading perform at three locations at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 7 and 8.

  • Stewart-Hunter keeps the Army Family Covenant

    Jan 14, 2010

    <B>FORT STEWART, HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </B>-- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are committed to upholding the Army Family covenant, which was signed Nov. 7, 2007. The covenant represents a $1.4 billion commitment to improve the quality of life for Army Families. As another example of Stewart's on-going efforts to support the covenant, Brigadier General Jeffrey Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General-Rear, stood at the speaker's podium in front of Hunter Lanes at the ribbon cutting that celebrated the completion of the $1.34 million renovation project there.

  • 'Operation Christmas Aloha' Charity Receives Thanks

    Jan 12, 2010

    Several local community members, volunteers and their families gathered at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Jan. 6, by invitation of the leaders of the 25th Infantry Division to show appreciation for their recent participation and devotion of time, funds, and gifts which helped to make "Operation Christmas Aloha" a success.

  • Programs for troops continue to bring joy on all fronts

    Jan 12, 2010

    Servicemembers have been fighting wars on two fronts for nearly nine years, and they continue to get support from thankful Americans back home. It is seen in programs such as Adopt a US Soldier, Any Soldier and Treats The Troops, to name a few. These programs are designed not only to bring joy to those receiving letters and packages of support, but also for those who have taken the time to sponsor Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines deployed around the world

  • 9/11 survivor helps Families of wounded Soldiers

    Jan 11, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - In 2005, the Birdwells donated $5,000 to the Child Development Center; another $2,500 was donated in 2007. And on Thursday, Dec. 16, the Birdwells made a third donation of $2,500.

  • Ritter visits Fort Carson, addresses veterans assistance

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. visited Fort Carson to sign a proclamation recognizing the efforts of a nonprofit organization to assist veterans separating from the military in finding jobs in the construction field.

  • Baby, it's not so cold outside

    Jan 8, 2010

    Fort Carson Enlisted Spouses Charitable Organization arranges a coat drive for Fort Carson Families.

  • Fort Carson Family gets holiday wish

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - The Family of Sgt. Robert McPherson, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division was given a new van through the NFL's Operation Once in a Lifetime Heroic 7 Wishes program.

  • Countering impact of persistent conflict through holistic fitness

    Dec 29, 2009

    Army established the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness directorate on Oct. 1, 2008. The mission of this program is to develop and institute a holistic fitness program for Soldiers, families, and Army civilians in order to enhance performance and build resilience.

  • Motorcyclists bring Christmas to wounded warriors, Families

    Dec 24, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Santa and sixty of his elves from around the state of Texas arrived on motorcycles, in a combined effort between the Adopt a Hero for Christmas organization and the American Legion, to visit the Warrior and Family Support Center, Dec. 19 and donate all sorts of goodies and gifts to wounded warriors and their Families.

  • USO collects holiday cheer for Hawaii's wounded warriors

    Dec 22, 2009

    HONOLULU - Volunteers with the USO-Hawaii gathered at Pearl Harbor's Navy Exchange, Dec. 15, collecting holiday goods and gift certificates for injured service members transitioning from active duty to civilian.

  • Women's association sends holiday care packages to troops

    Dec 22, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The holidays for many deployed Soldiers and Marines just got a little bit brighter, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the North American Taiwanese Women's Association-Hawaii Chapter (NATWA-HI).

  • Christmas comes early for families of deployed Soldiers

    Dec 18, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "What a great Christmas gift!" said Andrea Young, Family Readiness Support assistant for 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team. "You don't a get an opportunity very often where an organization comes, finds you and says 'Can we give you a computer'' A lot of people can't afford $300 to $400 to spend on a computer. This is above and beyond generosity."

  • Community Covenant ends silence at the Arsenal

    Dec 17, 2009

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. Aca,!" More than 300 Arsenal employees heard something this month in the postAca,!a,,cs historic Aca,!A"Big Gun ShopAca,!A? that they havenAca,!a,,ct heard very often in nearly 200 years Aca,!" a thank you from local and state leadership. The Albany County Executive, Michael Breslin; City of Watervliet Mayor, Michael Manning; and New YorkAca,!a,,cs Director of VeteransAca,!a,,c Affairs, retired Army Col. James McDonough; traveled to the Arsenal on Dec. 10 to reaffirm the Capital DistrictAca,!a,,cs and New York StateAca,!a,,cs commitment to Soldiers, their families, Department of the Army Civilians, and to Veterans.

  • Teaming up for a military Christmas

    Dec 15, 2009

    HIALEAH, Fla. - Five military families are enjoying a better holiday season this year thanks to Walmart and Operation Homefront.

  • Benelux garrison signs Army community covenant

    Dec 14, 2009

    BASTOGNE, Belgium - Three signatures formalized decades of friendship between the U.S. military, local residents and a Belgian army unit Dec. 12, a unique twist to traditional stateside U.S. Army Community Covenants.

  • Chicago Bulls and the USO of IL, Celebrate Christmas with Soldiers and their Families

    Dec 12, 2009

  • Wreath Across America at Arlington

    Dec 12, 2009

    The Worcester Wreath Company, 6,000 volunteers and the non-profit Wreaths Across America decorate Arlington National Cemetery with 15,000 fresh balsam fir wreaths Saturday. Images from the occasion.

  • Operation Homefront assists Soldiers, families

    Dec 10, 2009

    The economic woes being felt by people from all walks of life, certainly include members of the military. This is where Operation Homefront can step in to help.

  • Connecting with family

    Dec 8, 2009

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Ann Bean, and her sons, Elijah (left), 11, and Micah (right), 13 get ready to record a 10-minute holiday Web message to their father, who is deployed, Chief Warrant Officer Keith Bean, tactical operations officer and Chinook pilot, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, during OperationAca,!E+Best Wishes at Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union, here, Nov. 24.

  • Girl Scouts help Soldiers celebrate Thanksgiving

    Dec 7, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Cole Service Unit Girl Scouts served Soldiers living in Benner Barracks a Thanksgiving Day dinner. The 71 Girl Scouts either prepared part of the meal or helped serve during the meal held in the barracks day room. The Cole Service Unit includes six Girl Scout Troops ranging from kindergarten Daisies to middle school Cadets.

  • Mission Thanksgiving

    Dec 7, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Approximately 400 Soldiers assigned to the 32nd Medical Brigade stood in formation in the Jimmy Brought Fitness Center waiting to be released to San Antonio area Families for Thanksgiving Day activities. Another 400 Soldiers assigned to the 32nd Medical Brigade boarded buses taking them to the Valero Corporation hanger for Thanksgiving Dinner, football games and parades on multiple television screens, plus lots of thank-you greetings from Valero volunteers.

  • Eagle Scout Helps Deployed Soldiers

    Dec 3, 2009

    When the Soldiers of the 558th Military Police Company held their deployment ceremony last August, they had no idea that one spectator in the crowd would play a big part in raising their morale months later. Toby Bledsoe, a Boy Scout with Troop 135 at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, decided to make care packages for deployed Soldiers for his Eagle Scout project after witnessing his first deployment ceremony.

  • Mullen Offers Thanks to Military Families

    Nov 24, 2009

    President Barack Obama has proclaimed the week of Nov. 22-28 as National Family Week, and the nation's top military officer has issued a message to all military families...

  • Army Community Service helps send aid to Afghans

    Nov 23, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany - For the second-ever Make a Difference Day service project at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, community members donated their time to help people miles away by focusing on a cause that hits very close to home. After gathering donations for weeks, volunteers of all ages spent part of their Saturday, Oct. 24, at Army Community Service packing boxes filled with toiletries, hardware supplies and sports equipment to send to men, women and children in Afghanistan.

  • Leaders re-sign Covenant at Hohenfels

    Nov 23, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany - Senior leaders from the Joint National Training Command, Joint Multinational Readiness Center and U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels renewed the Army's commitment to taking care of Soldiers and families when they re-signed the Army Family Covenant at USAG Hohenfels.

  • Belvoir, Mount Vernon-Lee sign Covenant

    Nov 19, 2009

    Local officials, Soldiers and members of the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce united on Friday morning to honor our nation's heroes and sign the Army Community Covenant - a declaration stating the longstanding partnership between the U.S. Army and surrounding community.

  • Homeless dogs help healing troops

    Nov 18, 2009

    Lawrence Minnis never met a dog he didn't like. "I want just about every dog I see," the Army captain said with a laugh. Minnis is especially fond of pit bulls, and he somewhat resembles his favorite breed -- broad-shouldered, stocky and muscular.

  • Proof of Army Family Covenant success found among facts, figures

    Nov 17, 2009

    Two years ago, former Secretary of the Army Pete Geren joined Fort Monroe leaders here for the signing of a much celebrated document called the Army Family Covenant. It made several promises - the foremost of which is a commitment to "create a quality of life in the military community that is commensurate with the value of the American Soldier."

  • Volunteers Reach Out to Military Families

    Nov 17, 2009

    An army of volunteers wrote letters of thanks and assembled care packages for delivery to military families during Operation Appreciation, held Nov. 11 at George Washington University here.

  • Belvoir, Prince William County renew Community Covenant in Manassas

    Nov 16, 2009

  • Boston Bruins give back to the defenders of freedom

    Nov 13, 2009

    It was Military Appreciation night at the TD Garden last night and several hundred Soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen were on hand for the Bruins 1-0 shootout loss against the Florida Panthers.

  • Appreciating our military Families

    Nov 12, 2009

    LIVORNO, Italy - During the month of November Camp Darby's Army Community Services is showing its appreciation for Military Families with a special barbecue and new programs like the single parent support group. One event that highlighted the sacrifices made by families supporting their service members was a chili and rib cook-off and barbecue appreciation event Nov. 10.

  • President Proclaims Military Family Month

    Nov 6, 2009

    President Barack Obama pledged his support of military members and their families and said Americans have a "solemn obligation" to preserve...

  • Knights serve up a warm welcome to returning warriors

    Nov 3, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The fourth annual Soldier Appreciation Breakfast treated more than 300 Soldiers and family members to a hot meal at the Main Post Chapel Annex, here, Oct. 25.

  • Girl Scouts launch yearlong campaign to help military families

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Fort Carson, community leaders sign covenant

    Oct 30, 2009

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - Leaders from Fort Carson and civic leaders from the Pikes Peak region gathered at El Pomar Foundation's Penrose House Oct. 22 for a ceremony to sign the Army Community Covenant.

  • Community leaders sign Army Covenant at Texas A&M

    Oct 30, 2009

  • WFSC participates in 'Make a Difference Day' building PETs

    Oct 30, 2009

    The Warrior and Family Support Center jumped on the band wagon Oct. 24 and participated in "Make a Difference Day" a national, annual event where neighbors help neighbors by participating in a project that will help the community. Volunteers at WFSC built Personal Energy Transportation vehicles, hand-craned wheelchairs with solid rubber tires for use on dirt and grass. Known as PETs the wheelchairs are shipped to less fortunate disabled people in other countries allowing them better mobility in areas without sidewalks or paved roads.

  • Community leaders gather at A&M to sign Army Covenant

    Oct 29, 2009

  • Ceremony unites leaders, troops, families

    Oct 28, 2009

  • Army Community Covenant posed to Pepperell

    Oct 26, 2009

  • Community covenant with Fort Carson being renewed

    Oct 26, 2009

  • Supervisors show support for military

    Oct 26, 2009

  • Communities Aim to Add Support for Armed Forces

    Oct 26, 2009

  • Oakland County, MI Community Covenant

    Oct 23, 2009

    Oakland County, MI Community Covenant ceremony at Auburn Hills Palace.

  • For veterans: Town signs on to nationwide effort

    Oct 22, 2009

  • McHugh puts Soldiers, families at center of agenda

    Oct 21, 2009

  • Historic signing of veteran's document by Spirit Lake Nation

    Oct 21, 2009

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    Oct 20, 2009

  • Monroe Troops Participate in Bingo Bash

    Oct 19, 2009

    A Fort Monroe Soldier teams up with a patient at the VA Hospital in Hampton during a recent Bingo session

  • Beaches communities band together to support vets

    Oct 19, 2009

  • <h4> Camp Patriot</h4>

    Oct 19, 2009

  • First Lady Embarks on Mission to Help Military Families

    Oct 16, 2009

    First Lady Embarks on Mission to Help Military Families

  • Army Community Covenant: bikers rally across two states for wounded warriors

    Oct 15, 2009

    Motorcycles roared through Fort Sam Houston's Binz-Engleman gate when 68 riders representing 18 chapters from New Mexico delivered toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, and clothing items including sweats, tennis shoes, and children's games and puzzles during their fourth annual visit Oct. 8 to the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Army Family Covenant and U.S. Army Soldier Show Oct. 14

    Oct 14, 2009

  • Ceremony to honor military in Auburn Hills

    Oct 14, 2009

  • Event to honor military

    Oct 13, 2009

  • Kankakee, Bradley and Bourbonnais, IL Community Covenant Ceremony

    Oct 9, 2009

    Kankakee, Bradley and Bourbonnais, IL Community Covenant Ceremony signed on October 3, 2009.

  • Tampa, FL Community Covenant Ceremony

    Oct 9, 2009

    Tampa, FL Community Covenant signing held on September 26, 2009.

  • Kutztown, PA Community Covenant

    Oct 8, 2009

    Community Covenant signing on October 3, 2009 at Kutztown University pre-game ceremony located in Kutztown, PA.

  • Legion post shows support of troops

    Oct 7, 2009

  • Communities support soldiers deploying

    Oct 7, 2009

  • Oct. 5, 2009 - Remarks at Symbolic Resigning of the Army Family Covenant

    Oct 6, 2009

    This nation, in order to continue to field the best, most effective military and Army the world has ever seen, we have to take care of the Soldier and his and her family as well.

  • Army fights against domestic violence

    Oct 5, 2009

    Army leaders plan to work hand in hand with family advocacy specialists to increase awareness of domestic violence, educate military families about the signs of abuse and reinforce the negative effects domestic abuse has on Army family readiness while highlighting prevention and victim programs and services.

  • Fairfield Community Covenant

    Oct 2, 2009

    Fairfield signed a Community Covenant on September 30, 2009 signifying support for Soldiers and Families.