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  • President dedicates Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 11, 2008

    President George W. Bush dedicated the Pentagon Memorial Sept. 11, saying the nation will never forget the sacrifice and heroism there following the terrorist attack seven years ago.

  • Picatinny's GPS-guided Excalibur artillery round deemed 'amazingly accurate' by troop

    Sep 11, 2008

    From taking out top al-Qaida operatives to safely firing within 50 meters of dismounted infantrymen, the Picatinny Excalibur projectile is already paying dividends a year after its initial fielding to Soldiers.

  • Picatinny engineer awarded two patents for new grenade ammunition designs

    Sep 11, 2008

    Picatinny engineer awarded two patents for new grenade ammunition designs. New design estimated to save Army more than $2 million a year.

  • Military Firefighters, Police in Iraq Reflect on 9/11

    Sep 11, 2008

    At 8:45 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy struck the hearts and minds of millions around the world when a hijacked plane flew into One World Trade Center in New York City.

  • Soldier and NCO of the year - 2008

    Sep 11, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe and Seventh ArmyAca,!a,,cs top 12 Soldiers battled it out for three days in August to determine the commandAca,!a,,cs top warriors Aca,!A| both Soldier and NCO. Today the winners were announced during a ceremony at KaiserslauternAca,!a,,cs ArmstrongAca,!a,,cs Club.

  • Army Guard names top Soldier and NCO

    Sep 11, 2008

    Soldiers from Utah and Montana have been named the Army National GuardAca,!a,,cs top Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year following two days of Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 11, 2008

    As we remember 9/11, Kathy Dillaber tells her story of survival, and the loss of her sister, through images of the Pentagon Memorial.

  • Army to test Warrior Adventure Quest this week with three BCTs

    Sep 10, 2008

    This weekend the Army begins testing a new program designed to help redeploying Soldiers avoid accidents and make the adjustment from a high-paced, high-adrenaline combat environment to garrison or Aca,!A"homeAca,!A? life.

  • Army launches Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

    Sep 10, 2008

    The Army is conducting a Sexual Assault Prevention and Risk Reduction training summit for leaders across the force this week in Alexandria, Va. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke at the SAPR Summit Tuesday morning, officially lauching the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign and Strategy. Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. addressed the summit Wednesday morning

  • 9/11 Anniversary

    Sep 10, 2008

    One Pentagon survivor remembers the attacks from seven years ago.

  • FCS People

    Sep 10, 2008

    Gail McCabe introduces us to a group of people who are paving the road to Army Transformation in Huntington Beach, CA.

  • Army explores fringe science, looks to communicate through brain waves

    Sep 10, 2008

    The 1982 Clint Eastwood thriller Aca,!A"FirefoxAca,!A? seemed like the ultimate military science fiction story: A former Vietnam War pilot steals a state-of-the-art Soviet fighter plane armed with weapons controlled solely by thought. More than 25 years later, the Army is funding research to explore the futuristic concept of using brain waves to communicate.

  • Florida Guardsmen act fast to keep Key West citizens safe

    Sep 10, 2008

    KEY WEST, Fla., Sept. 9, 2008 Aca,!" Wading into the waist-deep storm surge from Hurricane Ike this morning, members of the Florida Army National Guard helped local law enforcement officers avert what could have been a disaster for some people ignoring safety warnings.

  • Soldiers to stage 'Spirit of America' in Rochester, Worcester

    Sep 9, 2008

    Spirit of America, a historical pageant performed by Soldiers, will be staged this weekend in Rochester, N.Y., and Sept. 19-20 in Worcester, Mass.

  • Joe Bowser

    Sep 9, 2008

    Gail McCabe introduces us to a wounded warrior that is using his experience to help others.

  • Flying High

    Sep 9, 2008

    The Army celebrates 100 years of Army Aviation.

  • Florida National Guard prepares as Ike strikes Cuba

    Sep 9, 2008

    OKEECHOBEE, Fla., Sept. 8, 2008 Aca,!" As Hurricane Ike moved westward toward Cuba yesterday, emergency management officials cautioned residents in Key West and South Florida to pay close attention to the hurricane's track in case the storm turned north toward the United States.

  • Commentary: All in Army must work to prevent suicides

    Sep 8, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The loss of any Soldier's life is a great tragedy, regardless of cause or reason. In the case of suicide, a preventable tragedy, the aftermath for Soldiers and family members can be devastating.

  • JTF-East begins training, medical aid in Bulgaria

    Sep 8, 2008

    A ceremony Sept. 1 official began Joint Task ForceAca,!"EastAca,!a,,cs training rotation in Bulgaria, and the same day healthcare specialists began a humanitarian mission in the town of Sungurlare.

  • Army celebrates century of military aviation

    Sep 8, 2008

    The Army kicked off a celebration recognizing 100 years of military aviation during a Sept. 6 ceremony at Fort Myer, Va.

  • Martin, Army team battle back to top-5 finish at Richmond

    Sep 8, 2008

    Mark Martin and the No. 8 U.S Army/Dale Earnhardt Inc. team overcame poor track position and a pair of slow pit stops to rebound for a fifth-place finish in Sunday's weather-delayed Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Heroes saved lives in Pentagon 9/11

    Sep 8, 2008

    The casualty toll at the Pentagon may have been much worse Sept. 11, 2001, officials said, without the heroic actions of many Soldiers and civilian employees that day.

  • Getting Help

    Sep 8, 2008

    Col. Ritchie talks about Suicide Prevention.

  • Hearing Protection

    Sep 8, 2008

    Hearing protection is vital down range.

  • Family members, troops, veterans join 4th annual Freedom Walk

    Sep 8, 2008

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2008 Aca,!" Some came to the National America Supports You Freedom Walk today to help heal scars left when the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack on the Pentagon ripped a loved one from their life. Some came to remember coworkers with whom they had served, whose days were cut short when American Airlines Flight 77 smashed into the building. Many who hadnAca,!a,,ct experienced a personal loss said they walked to honor those who did, and to show support for troops who continue to defend the freedoms attacked that day.

  • CSA inspires Hawaii recruiters

    Sep 5, 2008

    PEARL CITY, Hawaii Aca,!" Hawaii recruiters met the ArmyAca,!a,,cs senior officer recently when Gen. George Casey, Army Chief of Staff, stopped in for a visit to the Pearlridge Recruiting Station, Sept. 4.

  • Army discusses 25 years of progress with families

    Sep 5, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren recently took time to reflect on the progress the Army has made in 25 years since beginning of the Army Family Action Plan.

  • Army turns to junior leaders to help prevent suicides

    Sep 5, 2008

    With National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13, Army officials say they are reviewing their current policies and emphasizing the help junior leaders and fellow Soldiers can provide to a team member in crisis.

  • America Supports You: Americans Can Text 'Thanks' to Troops

    Sep 5, 2008

    In an effort to reach the Hispanic community, which is represented in large numbers in the armed services, America Supports You is working with Interlex, an advertising, marketing and public relations firm with multicultural capabilities.

  • Family Members, Survivors Remember at Pentagon's 9/11 Memorial

    Sep 5, 2008

    A group of family members, survivors and first responders shared their thoughts about 9/11 while visiting the nearly completed Pentagon Memorial here yesterday.

  • Golden Knights' selection underway

    Sep 5, 2008

    The Golden KnightsAca,!a,,c 2008 Assessment and Selection kicked off with 20 candidates vying for the honor of wearing the black and gold uniform of the The U.S. Army Parachute Team.

  • Golden Knights sweep Canopy-Piloting Competition

    Sep 5, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, pulled off a sweep of the Canopy Piloting Competition during the 2008 Swoop Week Championship ending Sept. 1 in Longmont, Colo.

  • ARCENT begins 'Lucky Warrior' in Kuwait

    Sep 5, 2008

    U.S. Army Central continued its full-spectrum operations transformation as Soldiers deployed from Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Ga., to Camp Buehring, Kuwait, to conduct Lucky Warrior 08-01.

  • Seal Your Vote

    Sep 5, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones speaks about MPSA and how they help Soldier's Ballots get in on time to count

  • Gustav Cleanup

    Sep 5, 2008

    Clean-up and recovery is underway as Hurricane Gustav passes.

  • National Guard troops in four states prepare for Hanna

    Sep 5, 2008

    ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 4, 2008 Aca,!" Four states along the East Coast are employing their National Guards as Tropical Storm Hanna nears. Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina have almost 40,000 Army and Air National Guard members available to their governors, if needed. This includes almost 11,000 in North Carolina, 9,000 in Florida, 11,000 in South Carolina and 9,000 in Georgia.

  • Absentee voting: deadlines fast approaching

    Sep 5, 2008

    With the Democratic and Republican Conventions now behind us, the 2008 presidential campaign enters the home stretch as Americans look to Election Day, Nov. 4.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Cites Pentagon Memorial's Importance

    Sep 4, 2008

    With the official opening of the Pentagon Memorial a week away, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflected on the events of nearly seven years ago that inspired the memorialAca,!a,,cs creation.

  • Memorial Reminds Americans That Each Generation Must Fight for Freedom

    Sep 4, 2008

    The Pentagon Memorial -- scheduled to be dedicated next week on the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack -- is a reminder that Aca,!A"each generation inherits freedom, and itAca,!a,,cs up to each generation to protect it and pass it along,Aca,!A? a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

  • Motion Picture Academy returns Oscar to Army

    Sep 4, 2008

    Sixty-six years after first earning an Academy Award, the Oscar statuette is now back in the hands of the United States Army and bound for Washington, D.C., to be placed on display at the Pentagon.

  • Army Family Action Plan

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. MacDonald says the Army Family Action plan still at work.

  • Healing Waters

    Sep 4, 2008

    In a small Pennsylvania town, Project Healing Waters is feeding the soul. Dave Annarino reports.

  • Life on the DMZ

    Sep 3, 2008

    Seoul, South Korea, is a huge city Aca,!" some 10.3 million Koreans live there amongst modern skyscrapers, ancient temples, endless fields of high-rise apartment complexes and an expansive network of subways and trains.

  • Guard, Corps of Engineers continue hurricane operations

    Sep 3, 2008

    Some 14,000 troops are supporting recovery efforts following Hurricane Gustav and the Guard is monitoring three additional storms developing in the Atlantic region: Hanna, Ike and Josephine.

  • Interactive DVD among new tools to prevent suicides

    Sep 3, 2008

    National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 7-13, will be an opportunity for the Army to roll out some new initiatives and training tools, said one of the Army Aca,!a,,cs leading psychiatrists.

  • IA, U.S. conduct air assault, apprehend criminals in Maysan

    Sep 3, 2008

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Army Soldiers conducted an air assault Aug. 30 to apprehend four criminals connected to attacks against Iraqi and Coalition Forces in the Dhi Qar and Maysan provinces.

  • Rocking the vote

    Sep 3, 2008

    A voter's assistance event being conducted in Kuwait, part of Armed Forces Voting Week activities.

  • H3 Workshop

    Sep 3, 2008

    The Army is healing, helping and hiring its Heroes.

  • AFAP Housing

    Sep 3, 2008

    Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers get great on-post housing.

  • Simulated car bomb kicks off Hohenfels exercise

    Sep 3, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" To early-morning drivers, it seemed as if Hohenfels was in the middle of a catastrophe.

  • Army releases 2008 Modernization Strategy

    Sep 2, 2008

    Last week the Army released the 2008 Army Modernization Strategy, the blueprint for the future of Army modernization.

  • 'Ready Army' campaign begins as part of National Preparedness Month

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army launched the Aca,!A"Ready ArmyAca,!A? campaign Sept. 2, in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security's National Preparedness Month, which encompasses the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Army Experience Center opens in Philadelphia

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army opened the Army Experience Center, a one-of-a-kind, 14,500-square-foot virtual educational facility Friday at the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia.

  • Army school helps recruits meet requirement for enlistment

    Sep 2, 2008

    The Army is nearing capacity on it's basic training preparatory school at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Guard supporting Gustav evacuees, patrolling New Orleans

    Sep 2, 2008

    More than 7,000 National Guard troops assisted local authorities with evacuation and security efforts in New Orleans and performed dozens of other missions across Louisiana as Hurricane Gustav approached.

  • Guard assisting with convention security in Minnesota

    Sep 2, 2008

    During the first day of the Republican National Convention here, members of the Minnesota Army National Guard were called upon to provide crowd control.

  • Gunning for Gold

    Sep 2, 2008

    Olympics wrap up; Fort Riley covenant signing.

  • Army Test Pilot

    Sep 2, 2008

    Army Test Pilots put military aircraft through their paces.

  • National convention brings Guard to Denver

    Aug 29, 2008

    National Guard troops from across the country descended on Denver last week to help support one of the largest events the city had ever seen.

  • Louisiana Guard gears up for Gustav

    Aug 29, 2008

    The Louisiana National Guard has already activated about 3,000 troops who are monitoring and preparing for Tropical Storm Gustav, which is expected to develop into a Category 3 hurricane as it heads toward the Gulf coast.

  • Smoke grenade sparks range fire

    Aug 28, 2008

    For the 55th Signal Company, Combat Camera, it all started with a smoke grenade, dry conditions and a layer of leaves in the woods.

  • Golden Knight Guest

    Aug 28, 2008

    Bill Murray jumps with the Golden Knights.

  • Special Delivery

    Aug 28, 2008

    Troops in the harsh Afghanistan terrain look to the sky for supplies.

  • Engineers bridge gaps on major Afghan highway

    Aug 28, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Aug. 27, 2008 Aca,!" Members of the Australian Reconstruction Task Force and Task Force CastleAca,!a,,cs 420th Engineer Brigade completed the emplacement of two Mabey Johnson bridges near Andar and Moqur in eastern Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers win National Trophy Rifle Team matches

    Aug 27, 2008

    In three team matches of the 2008 National Trophy Rifle Matches, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Sgt. 1st Class Grant Singley found himself playing an important role in his teamAca,!a,,cs capture of the Hearst Doubles, National Trophy Team and National Trophy Infantry Team matches.

  • POW legacy lives in stone

    Aug 27, 2008

    The legacy of a World War II prisoner of war lives on through a rock that marks the entrance of Camp Atterbury. Libero Puccini, one of the crafters of that monument, recently passed away

  • Army launching 'I. A.M. Strong' prevention campaign

    Aug 27, 2008

    The I. A.M. Strong campaign will empower Soldiers to Aca,!A"Intervene, Act, and MotivateAca,!A? to prevent sexual assault, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston said.

  • CSA: More dwell time will allow conventional ops training

    Aug 27, 2008

    Dwell time for Soldiers between deployments is expected to increase to 17 months next year, and almost to 24 months by 2011, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. He said this will allow the National Training Center to once again focus on Aca,!A"conventional operationsAca,!A? and not just counter-insurgency training.

  • New Uniform

    Aug 27, 2008

    The Army Service Uniform prevents Soldiers from spending too much on the new Blue.

  • Helping Army Families

    Aug 27, 2008

    One family knows just how the Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers and military families.

  • Freedom Rest

    Aug 27, 2008

    Soldiers get some much deserved R&R at this resort in Baghdad.

  • Army Family Action Plan continues sustainability

    Aug 26, 2008

    Maj. Gen. John MacDonald told bloggers last week in a Pentagon teleconference that the Army Family Action Plan through its series of workshops has resolved or reviewed some 633 Soldier and Army family issues since inception in 1983 and that it will continue to be sustainable.

  • Hot New Look!

    Aug 26, 2008

    The Army Introduces Soldiers to the New Army Service Uniform.

  • Operation Summer Surge

    Aug 26, 2008

    North Dakota National Guard Soldiers get ready for basic training.

  • Commentary: Women's Suffrage movement 'pathway' to greater female participation in mi

    Aug 26, 2008

    Women's Equality Day is Aug. 26, commemorating when women were granted suffrage. Since the American Revolution and the founding of our country, many women have honorably served in our nationAca,!a,,cs defense...

  • Soldiers now have more flexibility in naming beneficiaries

    Aug 25, 2008

    Based on changes to law over the past two years, Soldiers now have greater flexibility in determining whom they designate to receive their $100,000 death gratuity.

  • Virtual Combat

    Aug 25, 2008

    While so many troops are already downrange, many others are preparing to head there in the coming months. Part of the preparation for some Soldiers in Germany involves two tractor-trailers and a few pairs of $6,000 goggles. SSG Vanessa Heinzelman explains.

  • September Soldiers Magazine focuses on Army gaming

    Aug 25, 2008

    The September issue of Soldiers magazine highlights the use of gaming throughout the Army. The same technologies used in popular video games are being leveraged to help entertain, rehabilitate and train Soldiers like never before.

  • 'Run for Fallen' trek ends at Arlington

    Aug 25, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to the National Guard Bureau were among 150 men and women who ran the final 6.2-mile leg of the national Run for the Fallen which paid tribute to the more than 4,000 members of the armed forces who have died during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Women's Equality

    Aug 25, 2008

    Lt. Col. Ensworth talks about women's equality and the 19th Amendment.

  • Sinkholes

    Aug 25, 2008

    Soldiers try to remain safe while training for war. But sometimes a hidden danger lies beneath.

  • EUCOM Chief checks Georgia relief effort first-hand

    Aug 25, 2008

    TBILISI, Georgia, Aug. 24, 2008 Aca,!" The commander of U.S. European Command traveled to the former Soviet republic of Georgia to ensure the ongoing U.S. humanitarian effort in the wake of a Georgian conflict with Russia is proceeding smoothly.

  • Bragg begins hearing in Tikrit officer murder case

    Aug 22, 2008

    An Article 39a hearing began Thursday morning in the case of the United States vs. Staff Sgt. Alberto Martinez, who is charged with murdering two officers at Forward Operating Base Danger near Tikrit, Iraq, on June 7, 2005.

  • Guard supports Tropical Storm Fay relief

    Aug 22, 2008

    As Tropical Storm Fay moved slowly up FloridaAca,!a,,cs east coast and caused flooding in coastal communities, members of the Florida National Guard continued to support storm relief efforts of first responders.

  • Do Your Part

    Aug 22, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones talks about the ways Military leaders help Servicemembers with voting.

  • The Box

    Aug 22, 2008

    Tony McKinney gives us an exclusive look inside The Box.

  • Army releases message announcing new service uniform

    Aug 21, 2008

    Out with the old, in with the blue. The Army has made it official; the green service uniform, which has defined the service since the mid-1950s, is on the outs.

  • Army research on invisibility not science fiction

    Aug 21, 2008

    Invisibility has long existed in the realm of imagination and fantasy, but for Army scientists and researchers studying ways to apply the latest technology to save SoldiersAca,!a,,c lives, fantasy is slowly becoming a reality.

  • Tropical Storm Fay underscores need for 'Ready Army' initiative

    Aug 21, 2008

    Just as Tropical Storm Fay hit Florida communities, the Army's annual workshop for installation preparedness wrapped up in Tampa, Fla., and Army officials announced a new initiative: Ready Army.

  • Pentagon Memorial Project

    Aug 21, 2008

    A look back at the construction for the Pentagon Memorial that took place during the summer of 2007.

  • America Supports You: Freedom Walk Plans Shape Up Worldwide

    Aug 21, 2008

    Individuals and organizations around the globe are planning special commemorations to mark the quickly approaching seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

  • America Supports You: Mobile Memorial Honors Fallen Servicemembers

    Aug 21, 2008

    A California troop-support group is paying tribute to Servicemembers who died while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom with a mobile memorial.

  • Pentagon Force Protection Agency Braces for Tourists

    Aug 21, 2008

    While there are already tours of the building, the Pentagon will become a major destination for visitors to Washington after the dedication of the Pentagon September 11th Memorial next month. Officials expect between 45,000 and 60,000 people to visit the site Sept. 11, with up to 2 million people visiting the site in a year.

  • Pentagon Memorial Evokes Emotion as Completion Date Nears

    Aug 21, 2008

    Laychak has worked tirelessly to keep alive the memory of 125 servicemembers and civilian workers at the Pentagon and 59 passengers and crew aboard American Airlines Flight 77 killed in the attack. As president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund, he has been the public face to a project he said captured broad, collaborative support.

  • Commentary: Every American should visit a Warrior Transition Unit

    Aug 21, 2008

    Nothing is more disappointing than to see people doubt what the Army is doing to take care of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers without having the facts right.

  • Sinkhole Stinkhole

    Aug 21, 2008

    Sometimes there's a hidden danger that lies beneath - sinkholes appear without warning in military training ground in Germany.

  • Iraq Band

    Aug 21, 2008

    In Iraq, five soldiers with a common bond combine to spread their talent throughout the dessert.

  • Grease Monkey project trains IA mechanics

    Aug 21, 2008

    Iraqi and U.S. Army mechanics worked in tandem on Iraqi Army vehicles as part of a three-day project here nicknamed Grease Monkey recently.

  • Soldiers strive to improve conditions for Iraqis

    Aug 21, 2008

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2008 Aca,!" When Army Staff Sgt. David Cox looks at a map of Baghdad and sees the neighborhoods that form a little block in the southern part of the city known as Abu Tshir, he realizes how tenuous a position his platoon and fellow soldiers are in.

  • Military kids go to camp

    Aug 20, 2008

    HIGH VIEW, W.Va. (Army News Service, Aug. 20, 2008) - Kids at Camp Sandy Cove here are spending the week doing typical camp activities such as canoeing, practicing archery, cooking outdoors and even learning the trapeze, but these aren't your typical campers.

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