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  • President Bush Announces Shorter Deployments

    Apr 10, 2008

    President Bush today directed Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to reduce the deployment time for U.S. Soldiers in Iraq from 15 months to one year.

  • Cold-Weather Clothing System Increases Survivability, Comfort

    Apr 10, 2008

    Weather is among many challenges Soldiers face in Afghanistan and depending upon the season, the temperature in the rugged mountain nation can range from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to well above 100 F.

  • Growing Scientists, Engineers: Army Educational Outreach Marks 3rd Year

    Apr 9, 2008

    An estimated 150,000 students across the nation are reached annually by the Army Educational Outreach Program.

  • Remembering April 9, 1942: Bataan Death March

    Apr 9, 2008

    Wounded Warriors led an all-time record of more than 4,400 marchers at the start of the 19th annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Iraq Security Situation Improved But Still Fragile

    Apr 9, 2008

    Last year's surge of U.S. troops into Iraq has helped tamp down violence and improve security there, but the situation remains fragile, the top U.S. military and diplomatic officials in Iraq testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee here today.

  • Petraeus Recommends Pause in Iraq Troop Reductions

    Apr 8, 2008

    The United States should take 45 days after the last "surge" brigade leaves Iraq in July to evaluate the situation before deciding future troop levels, the coalition's top military commander said here today.

  • Gimlets Work to Flush Terror Out of Sadr City

    Apr 8, 2008

    Days after intense fighting and the call to peace from Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr March 30, Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers patrol the outskirts of BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Sadr City, ensuring the safety of the cityAca,!a,,cs residents.

  • Bell, Bartley Lead Army in Armed Forces Basketball

    Apr 8, 2008

    Sgt. Ron Bartley had 40 points and eight rebounds to lead the All-Army menAca,!a,,cs team to a 95-93 overtime victory over All-Air Force in the 2008 Armed Forces MenAca,!a,,cs Basketball Championships.

  • Martin Drives to Eighth-Place Finish in Texas

    Apr 7, 2008

    Mark Martin picked up two spots on the final lap of SundayAca,!a,,cs Samsung 500 to post his best finish of the 2008 season, an eighth-place run at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • MND-B Soldier Reunited with Birth Family

    Apr 7, 2008

    A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldier has the support of new family memebers at home during his deployment here.

  • Iraqi Security Forces Managing Recent Violence in Sadr City

    Apr 7, 2008

    Even though the violence in Sadr City has recently risen, Iraqi Security Forces have increased their support for the residents living in the area.

  • Detainees Treated Fairly Says New Guantanamo Deputy

    Apr 7, 2008

    The recently appointed Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force - Guantanamo said he knows why many have a hard time letting go of misconceptions about detainee treatment at the facility.

  • Soldiers in Iraq Remember Smith's Bravery Under Fire

    Apr 5, 2008

    Exactly five years after his heroic actions, Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, the 3rd Infantry Division's 51st Medal of Honor recipient, was remembered in a ceremony April 4 at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Senior Leaders Share Army Insight with Prominent Business People

    Apr 5, 2008

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, April 4, 2008) Aca,!" A group of senior army officials met with members of the Chicago World PresidentAca,!a,,cs Organization and their spouses Thursday, to paint a picture of the Army and its role in the global environment.

  • Beyond the Horizon 2008 underway in Trinidad and Tobago

    Apr 4, 2008

    CAMP MAUSICA, Trinidad Aca,!" A few miles south from the hustle and bustle that is the Port of Spain, a small yet powerful gathering of military and government officials celebrated their continuing partnership Mar. 26, a partnership between both a powerful nation and a small Caribbean country merely 45 years old.

  • The Mustang Scout who Never Quit: Injured Cavalry Troop Has No Regrets

    Apr 4, 2008

    Just about every Soldier in the 1st Cavalry Division who comes back from Iraq gets to march across Cooper Field here on Fort Hood as part of the welcome-home ceremony.

  • Widow Receives Fallen Soldier's Bronze Star with Valor

    Apr 4, 2008

    A little more than a year after he was killed during his third tour of duty in Iraq, a former Fort Riley Soldier has been awarded a posthumous Bronze Star with Valor for his courage under fire more than two years ago.

  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Warriors in Transition

    Apr 4, 2008

    The Honorable Elaine Chao, U.S. secretary of labor, visited the U.S. Army Garrison Soldier and Family Assistance Center in Brooke Army Medical Center March 26.

  • Top Army Spouse Discusses Families

    Apr 4, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army and his wife visited Fort Leavenworth March 27 to talk to address students in the Pre-Command Course, along with their spouses, and the Army's senior spouse took the opportunity to talk about the state of Army Families.

  • Army Briefs Chicago Business Group

    Apr 3, 2008

    Col. Gary Cheek, deputy director of Strategy, Plans and Policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, briefs the Chicago-area World President's Organization about the Army's role in the war on terrorism. The group, made up of prominent business people and their spouses, visited the Pentagon Thursday as part of the Army's Executive Outreach Program.

  • Army's New Field Manual Discussed on Hill

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., testified before the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new operations manual, Field Manual 3-0 this week.

  • National Guard Welcomes Nationals to New Stadium

    Apr 3, 2008

    Baseball, hot dogs and the National Guard. Such was the scene for the inaugural game at the new $611-million Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., March 30.

  • Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Ready Reserve Soldiers

    Apr 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command-St. Louis has dedicated a memorial to the 17 Army Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers who have fallen in support of the war on terrorism.

  • Training Focus of 'Sexual Assault Awareness Month'

    Apr 2, 2008

    Army Leaders at all levels will be stressing education, awareness, and prevention of sexual assault throughout the month of April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • Phishing E-mail To MWR Patrons Turns Out To Be Army Exercise

    Apr 2, 2008

    More than 10,000 Soldiers, civilians and Family members with military e-mail addresses received an e-mail March 30 promising free tickets to area theme parks, with a link to a Web site that appeared to belong to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command. These e-mails were sent without the knowledge or consent of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) or installation MWR offices. These e-mails were "phishing" emails developed by the Army Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT) in a Global Computer Network Defense exercise, Bulwark Defender 08 (BD08) to test the defensive posture of the Army LandWarNet.

  • Aviators Take on Insurgents in Iraq

    Apr 2, 2008

    AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crews engaged more insurgents in Iraq during the final days of March than in the previous three months combined, according to Task Force XII officials.

  • MILCON: Fort Richardson Building for Troop Increase

    Apr 1, 2008

    The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a workload ranging between $125 and $200 million a year at Fort Richardson.

  • Stryker Cavalry Explains How Maupin Found

    Apr 1, 2008

    The remains of Staff Sgt. Keith Matthew Maupin were recovered March 20 northwest of Baghdad by elements the Multi-National Division Aca,!" BaghdadAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, which is based out of Vilseck, Germany.

  • Organization Leads Fight Against IEDs

    Apr 1, 2008

    If America allows the improvised-explosive device to control its strategic decisions, it will become the weapon of choice for all of AmericaAca,!a,,cs enemies, according to the director of the organization charged with its defeat.

  • Guard Helping Save Crops from Louisiana Flood Waters

    Apr 1, 2008

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard are helping farmers fight to save millions of dollars worth of crops from the flood waters of the Mississippi River in Pointe Coupee Parish, La.

  • Six Honored for Journalistic Excellence at Public Affairs Worldwide

    Apr 1, 2008

    Four Soldiers and two Department of the Army civilians were recognized March 31 for excellence in Army journalism.

  • WTU Soldier Listed Fit for Duty

    Apr 1, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" A Soldier assigned here is one of the first in U.S. Army Europe to return to normal duty standing after recovering in a Warrior Transition Unit.

  • 'Iraqi Village' on Irwin

    Mar 31, 2008

    In the middle of the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, Calif., sits a simulated Iraqi village built by the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.

  • Remains Found in Iraq Identified as MIA Maupin

    Mar 31, 2008

    As the Army confirmed remains found last week in Iraq belonged to Staff Sgt. Keith 'Matt' Maupin, Army Secretary Pete Geren told Families of others missing Aca,!A"We will not stop searching for your loved ones..."

  • New Army Broadcaster Named Rising Star

    Mar 31, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren presented the "Rising Star" for Outstanding New Broadcaster award to Spc. Nathan Jones as part of the Keith L. Ware Awards ceremony held during the 2008 Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium in McLean, Va. Jones is assigned to American Forces Network-Bavaria as a broadcast journalist. His morning radio show there reaches an audience of about 80,000. Five other Army public affairs professionals were also honored during the ceremony.

  • MILCON: Impacting Army from Texas to Korea

    Mar 31, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert VanAntwerp, the Army's chief of Engineers, talks about the largest military construction program since World War II. Mary Cochran reports on how the $39 billion MILCON program will affect Soldiers and Families from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Camp Humphries, Korea.

  • Kids Cope

    Mar 28, 2008

    Children in Schweinfurt tell their stories of strength and sacrifice during a time of war. Michelle Michael reports.

  • First Warrior Transition NCO Class Graduates

    Mar 28, 2008

    Both wounded warriors and brigade cadre graduated Friday from the first-ever Warrior Transition Brigade Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course.

  • MWR Offers Wii Warrior Challenge

    Mar 28, 2008

    The "Wii Warrior Challenge" provides an opportunity for adult Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons to compete in a Superstars type of competition with other gaming aficionados on 25 Army installations.

  • MRAP Kits Completed in Record Time

    Mar 28, 2008

    To meet a critical warfighter need, Tobyhanna produced a month's worth of kits in just nine days.

  • SDDC Ships 2000th MRAP to Theater

    Mar 28, 2008

  • Commentary: Drinking + Driving = Dangerously Dumb

    Mar 28, 2008

    During a recent church service, our chaplain asked us to pray for a Fort Belvoir family whose brother had come to visit. During the brother's stay, he was killed by a drunk driver.

  • Army Medics Apply Recent Training, Saving Civilian Lives

    Mar 27, 2008

    Just a few days after graduation from combat medic training, three Soldiers put their newly acquired medical skills to the test.

  • New Policy Taking Effect for Evaluations

    Mar 27, 2008

    Beginning April 1, HRC will require that all OERs and NCOERs be electronically submitted using "My Forms" on Army Knowledge Online.

  • Jackson Testing New Weapons Qualification Method

    Mar 27, 2008

    Aca,!A"One shot, one killAca,!A? may be the motto of the Army sniper, but for Soldiers qualifying in Basic Rifle Marksmanship, the traditional one shot per target on the range could soon come to an end.

  • MILCON: Gordon Barracks Get Facelift

    Mar 26, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs home of the Signal Corps and information technology is receiving a facelift with the Gordon Trainee Barracks Upgrade Project which will renovate 35 buildings.

  • Secretary Recognizes Best Recruiters, Career Counselors

    Mar 26, 2008

    Six Soldiers were honored today for their contributions to the health of the Army's all-volunteer fighting force.

  • New SRAP: More Combat Vets to Bolster Recruiting

    Mar 26, 2008

    The Army announced Monday that a test of the Chief of Staff of the Army Special Recruiter Assistance Program will begin in May.

  • Engineers Meet to Improve Digital TOCs

    Mar 26, 2008

    Representatives from government and industry are now undergoing five weeks of analysis and activity at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., to improve the Army's digital tactical operations centers and command posts.

  • Partnership Brings DoD Flu Shots to Pacific Islands

    Mar 26, 2008

    An ongoing partnership between the U.S. Army, local airlines and other federal and non-governmental agencies yielded the Defense DepartmentAca,!a,,cs entire stock of excess seasonal influenza vaccinations to benefit U.S.-affiliated islands in the Pacific March 24.

  • MILCON: Fort Drum Projects Total $2 Billion

    Mar 25, 2008

    Change is the word of the day at Fort Drum, where for the past five years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been working to complete more than $2 billion worth of projects that will support 20,000 soldiers and family members by the year 2014.

  • Aberdeen Breaks Ground for Commo-Electronics Complex

    Mar 25, 2008

    Army officials broke ground March 17 on a new $477-million complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., marking the start of construction of "Phase One" of the Team C4ISR campus for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

  • Center Brings Lessons from Field to Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2008

    One Soldier's insight into how things can be done better in the combat zone today can save time for or the life of another Soldier in the combat zone tomorrow.

  • MILCON: Fort Eustis Changing Footprint

    Mar 24, 2008

    Fort Eustis will dramatically change its operational footprint over the next few years as it loses the Transportation School and gains the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters.

  • PDHRA Screens 320,000th Soldier

    Mar 24, 2008

    This month the Army screened its 320,000th Soldier as part of the Post-Deployment Health Reassessment program.

  • Soldier Fights for Options in Autism Care

    Mar 24, 2008

    Lt. Col. Scott Campbell seems to defy the laws of physics. His family life hints (if not proves outright) that true perpetual motion is a possibility.

  • Record Number of Nominations Pour in for Employer-Support Award

    Mar 24, 2008

    National Guard and Reserve members are responsible for a 97-percent increase in nominations for this yearAca,!a,,cs Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

  • 25th Annual Soldier Show to Give Taste of Baghdad

    Mar 24, 2008

    The cast and crew of the U.S. Army Soldier Show will emphasize their working motto of Aca,!A"entertainment for the Soldier, by the SoldierAca,!A? in a simulated deployed setting to celebrate the showAca,!a,,cs 25th anniversary, which will open April 11 at the Wallace Theater here.

  • Soldiers Trying New Protective Vests in Baghdad

    Mar 24, 2008

    After stomping around for a few days with the new Improved Outer Tactical Vest, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers came back with mixed reviews for the new tactical gear.

  • MILCON: Fort Bragg Building for 43,000 Soldiers

    Mar 21, 2008

    Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., have witnessed a vast expansion of their living and working conditions over the past five years that continues with new barracks, dining facilities, command facilities and training ranges constantly coming on line.

  • Soldiers Triumph at Winter World Triathlon

    Mar 21, 2008

    Sounds of the rocketAca,!a,,cs red glare were heard as Staff Sgt. Lori Nix scrambled through the snow into the finishing chute Feb. 24 to become the first American to win a Winter Triathlon World Championship in the Black Forest of Germany.

  • Soldiers Receive Culinary Honors

    Mar 21, 2008

    The 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Competition capped two weeks of intense competition, training and camaraderie with an awards ceremony March 14 at Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Mifflin Hall.

  • Defense Department Honors Female 'Firsts,' Role Models

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Defense Department honored Army Col. Valerie Ratliff Wednesday night for her efforts to break down barriers for future generations of women.

  • Vice President Cheney Presents Silver Star

    Mar 21, 2008

    Vice President Dick Cheney presented the Silver Star to Spc. Monica Brown, Thursday, in Afghanistan.

  • AER Doubles Aid to Meet Rising Needs

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Army Emergency Relief program has increased the financial assistance it provides to Soldiers and Families in need by about 40 percent since 2005, according to the programAca,!a,,cs director.

  • All-Army Small Arms Championships Yield Awards, Training

    Mar 21, 2008

    Along with more than 400 trophies, plaques and medals that were awarded to the Army's top combat shooters in the All-Army Small Arms Championships, each Soldier left with something even more valuable - advanced marksmanship training.

  • Idea To Save Army Millions

    Mar 21, 2008

    A Tobyhanna electronics technicianAca,!a,,cs idea to restore malfunctioning Dewar Detector Assemblies will save the Army more than $1 million annually.

  • Reserve Centennial Headlines April Soldiers Magazine

    Mar 21, 2008

    The April edition of Soldiers Magazine, on the presses now, recognizes a century of service by the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • Civilian Policy Chief Wants Expeditionary Workforce

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Pentagon's civilian personnel policy chief wants to create an expeditionary civilian workforce and encourages civilian employees to become more mobile in their careers.

  • Army Firefighters Rescue Man from Rising Water

    Mar 21, 2008

    When Ronnie McDonald, 70, left for work at 5:05 a.m. March 19 he never thought he'd be spending the next couple of hours on top of his van watching water from Coal Creek fill it up.

  • 2nd Woman Since WWII Gets Silver Star

    Mar 21, 2008

    The second female Soldier since World War II was awarded a Silver Star Thursday for her gallant actions during combat in Afghanistan last year.

  • MILCON: Fort Bliss Building 7 BCT Complexes

    Mar 20, 2008

    The Fort Bliss Expansion Program includes 90 projects involving 300 buildings and 3,100 acres to accommodate 10 million square feet of living and work space in support of about 30,000 Soldiers.

  • Wounded Soldier Hotline Marks Anniversary

    Mar 20, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs celebrated its one-year anniversary March 19, having fielded almost 12,000 calls in a 12-month period.

  • Guard Helping Residents in Midwest Flooding

    Mar 20, 2008

    National Guard elements in Missouri, Arkansas and Indiana are helping evacuate residents, providing shelter, supplying potable water and performing other missions to help residents affected by Midwest flooding.

  • Army Leaders Discuss Issues with Chicago Businessmen

    Mar 20, 2008

    The acting under secretary of the Army and the assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition talked about some of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs most important missions and challenges with business executives from the Chicago area at the Pentagon Wednesday.

  • Second SMA Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

    Mar 19, 2008

    The second Sergeant Major of the Army, George W. Dunaway, who was coined a Aca,!A"SoldierAca,!a,,cs SoldierAca,!A? by his troops was accorded full military honors as he was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery here today.

  • Senior Army Leaders Discuss Hot Issues with Chicago Business Leaders

    Mar 19, 2008

    Acting Undersecretary of the Army Nelson M. Ford chats with Larry Gies of the Young President's Organization over lunch. Gies and other Chicago business leaders were at the Pentagon for a Aca,!A"Fly-In,Aca,!A? to talk about important issues with Army leaders.

  • Bush on 5 Years: Removing Saddam Right Decision

    Mar 19, 2008

    Five years ago, March 20, American forces marched into Iraq to liberate that nation. Today, President George W. Bush says the decision was the right one.

  • Vets 'Resolve to Win' Support for Troops

    Mar 19, 2008

    "Form it up!" Dennis McCool barked, dressed in an Army tracksuit as he positioned himself in front of a group of men and women outside American Legion Post 177 in Fairfax, Va., Sunday morning.

  • 'Dagger' Brigade Switches Patch in Activation Ceremony

    Mar 19, 2008

    The 2nd Aca,!A"DaggerAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division officially became the 172nd Infantry Brigade (Separate) Aca,!A"BlackhawksAca,!A? during an activation ceremony in Schweinfurt, Germany, March 17.

  • U.S. Senators Walk Streets of Iskandariyah

    Mar 19, 2008

    A delegation of senators visited Iskandariyah, Iraq, March 17 where they discussed the security, governance and economic progress of the city with Coalition forces.

  • MILCON: Rebuilding U.S. Army Hawaii

    Mar 18, 2008

    The Honolulu District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a number of projects at Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter, Tripler Army Medical Center, and other locations throughout the state of Hawaii.

  • Young Leader Makes Magazine's Select List

    Mar 18, 2008

    Penny Koger-Thomas was surprised when she opened the February issue of Ebony Magazine. She was traveling from New York to Alabama in January and was in the Charlotte, N.C., airport. She subscribes to the magazine but bought it at the airport because of the famous personalities and articles mentioned on the front cover.

  • Soldier Input Helps JLENS System Design

    Mar 18, 2008

    Early user assessment is akin to kicking the tires on a new vehicle. ItAca,!a,,cs best for the designers to get the userAca,!a,,cs input before the final product.

  • 260 Returning Iraqi Families Receive Aid

    Mar 18, 2008

    Waving their flags of peace, members of the Mamouri and Khazraj tribes walked toward the Gharani tribe, led by Sheikh Muhammed.

  • DoD Releases Sexual Assault Report

    Mar 18, 2008

    Defense officials released the Aca,!A"Report on Sexual Assault in the MilitaryAca,!A? for the 2007 fiscal year March 14, revealing out of 2,688 reported cases, about 2,000 of the victims opted to share information with law enforcement officers .

  • West Point Leadership Conference

    Mar 18, 2008

    Senior West Point Cadet Travis Haigler speaks with high school juniors on the importance of Aca,!A"doing the right thingAca,!A? at the West Point Leadership and Ethics Conference for Northern Virginia High Schools held at George Mason University March 13.

  • Army Employee Helping in Albania after Deadly Explosions

    Mar 17, 2008

    An Army Corps of Engineer employee is helping Albanian officials identify humanitarian aid needed following a series of deadly explosions Sunday near Tirana, the Albanian capital.

  • Army Sets Way Ahead for Correspondence Course Testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, directed on Dec. 16 that the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course ProgramAca,!a,,cs on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • Three Soldiers Qualify for Olympic Shotgun Team

    Mar 17, 2008

    The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Shooting (Shotgun) concluded March 16 with Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., earning a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Skeet. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers Pfc. Walton Glenn Eller III and Spc. Jeffrey G. Holguin were selected to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Double Trap March 15.

  • Army Emergency Relief Campaign Kicks Off

    Mar 17, 2008

    The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign began March 1 and continues through May 15.

  • 'Big Red One' Brigade Gets Tap for Afghanistan Deployment

    Mar 14, 2008

    The Department of Defense has announced that the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas, will deploy to Afghanistan beginning in June.

  • Army Stands Up Contracting Command

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Thursday activated the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ability to respond globally in support of warfightersAca,!a,,c needs.

  • Army Family Covenant Saves Schweinfurt Families Thousands

    Mar 14, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" When measuring an impact of the Army Family Covenant here, one big number jumps out: $25,548.

  • Contracting Command Forms at Belvoir

    Mar 13, 2008

    Jeffrey P. Parsons prepares to accept a flag during the standing up of the new Army Contracting Command (provisional) March 13 at Fort Belvoir, Va. The new command will provide global contracting capability in support of warfighter needs across the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Contracting Command Stands up at Belvoir

    Mar 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command under Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin (left) stands up the Army Contracting Command (provisional) March 13 at Fort Belvoir, Va., under the leadership of ACC Executive Director Jeffrey P. Parsons (center) as AMC Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger looks on. The new command will provide global contracting capability in support of warfighter needs across the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Culinary Arts Competition Heats Up

    Mar 13, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top chefs gathered at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, here this week to trade recipes, techniques, join the Culinary Arts Team and become better chefs.

  • Northern Iowa Community Leaders Meet with Senior Army Leadership

    Mar 13, 2008

    More than a dozen leaders from two northern Iowa communities met with senior Army leadership Wednesday at the Pentagon to learn more about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs mission and the challenges it faces.

  • Chairman of Joint Chiefs Visits Warhorse Soldiers

    Mar 12, 2008

    Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers Mar. 10 at Fort Carson.

  • Iraqi Security Volunteers Receive First Month's Pay

    Mar 12, 2008

    Sons of Iraq (Abna al Iraq) volunteers gathered outside a crowded council building in the village of Abayachi, north of Baghdad on March 2 to get their pictures taken and fingerprints cataloged in preparation for their first pay day.

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