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  • President Awards Medal of Honor to Soldier Killed in Iraq

    Jun 2, 2008

    Spc. Ross McGinnis was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony Monday.

  • Servicemembers Hold Iron Chef Competition in Afghanistan

    Jun 2, 2008

    The love of food, both preparing and serving, coupled with a dose of friendly competition, led to BagramAca,!a,,cs first Iron Chef competition, held at the Aviation Dining Facility on May 28.

  • First Military Spouse Naturalized Overseas

    Jun 2, 2008

    U.S. Customs and Immigration Services held the first-ever naturalization ceremony for a military spouse stationed overseas at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt, Germany, May 29.

  • Where Eagles Dare: Chinook Crew Supports Nightime Raid

    Jun 2, 2008

    After months of training, American and Iraqi Special Forces, and American CH-47 Chinook and AH-64 Apache crews all participated in a recent mission here to capture high-value targets in northern Iraq as part of Operation Santa Monica.

  • West Point Commencement Remarks by Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Jun 2, 2008

    Today we gather to recognize the cadets of the Class of 2008, men and women who, in the spring of 2004, answered the call of our nation, a nation at war-, "Here am I. Send me."

  • 2nd BCT Plants Seeds of Success with Farming Initiatives

    Jun 2, 2008

    After nearly a year in Iraq as the last of the Aca,!A"surge brigades,Aca,!A? the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, has seen the south-Baghdad area transformed from insurgent stronghold to model of peace and security.

  • 10th Mountain Takes Over Iraq's MND-Central

    Jun 2, 2008

    A bright red, white and blue flag with the words Aca,!A"Climb to GloryAca,!A? now flies above Multi- National Division - Center headquarters, symbolizing the transfer of authority from the 3rd Infantry Division to the 10th Mountain Division, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • 972 Graduate from U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    May 31, 2008

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (May 31, 2008) - In a stadium where severe weather threatened, 972 cadets graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point today.

  • Army North Prepares for Hurricane Season

    May 30, 2008

    Hurricane season begins in June and U.S. Army North has been planning in order to anticipate the needs of federal, state and local partners and speed any military response to those affected by natural disasters.

  • Anniston Demilitarizes Last VX Projectile

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. (May 24) Aca,!" All 139,581 nerve agent VX-filled artillery shells that had been stored here for decades have now been demilitarized at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility.

  • Army Expands Battlemind Training

    May 30, 2008

    Due to its success preparing Soldiers for deployment, the Army has decided to transition Battlemind training from a deployment cycle requirement to standard training Armywide.

  • Chicago Area Business Leaders Visit Pentagon

    May 30, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo, chief of Army Public Affairs, speaks to the World Presidents' Organization, Chicago Chapter, about communications warfare at the Pentagon Fly-in visit, May 30, 2008.

  • Army Plans 233rd Birthday Celebrations

    May 30, 2008

    Soldiers, Family members and Army Civilians nationwide are getting ready to celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday on June 14 with a weeklong round of cake cuttings, balls, childrenAca,!a,,cs birthday parties and more.

  • First FCS Manned Vehicle to Make Public Debut

    May 30, 2008

    The first of the manned ground vehicles in Future Combat Systems will be unveiled in the week leading up to the Army's 233rd birthday, June 14.

  • Army Continues Fight Against Soldier Suicides

    May 30, 2008

    Despite a new report showing that 2007 had the ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest suicide rate since record-keeping began in 1980, Army officials told Pentagon reporters Thursday that new prevention and mental-health efforts are helping Soldiers.

  • Combat Outpost Named for Fallen Soldier

    May 30, 2008

    Soldiers at a remote combat outpost in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, have renamed their base to remember a fallen comrade: Spc. Jacob Lowell.

  • Macaspac Wins His Second All-Army Chess Championship

    May 29, 2008

    First Lt. Arthur Macaspac honed his game by playing tournaments at New YorkAca,!a,,cs renowned Marshall Chess Club and won his second crown in the All-Army Chess Championships May 11-16 at Fort Myer Community Center.

  • Staff Ramps up for JTF-East Exercise in Romania

    May 29, 2008

    Troops from U.S. Army Europe arrived at Mihail Koganiceanu Air Base in Romania last week to serve as the headquarters staff for Joint Task Force East.

  • National Guard Car Takes Second Place at Indy 500

    May 28, 2008

    About 60 Soldiers of the Indiana National Guard were rewarded for their work with free tickets to the Indianapolis 500 to see the Guard-sponsored #4 car run by Panther Racing.

  • MC4 Device Recording Patient Info in Combat Hospitals

    May 28, 2008

    Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker has announced continued expansion of medical information technology to support a comprehensive electronic health record for patients in combat zones.

  • Department of Defense Inspector General Report No. D-2008-098 `Internal Controls Over Payments Made

    May 28, 2008

    On May 22, the Department of Defense inspector general released Report No. D-2008-098 titled Aca,!A"Internal Controls Over Payments Made in Iraq, Kuwait and Egypt.Aca,!A?

  • Signal Regimental CSM Reveals Future To Signaleers Downrange

    May 28, 2008

    The Army's transformation efforts signal change for the service's trained communications experts.

  • Greatest Army inventions of 2007 Announced

    May 28, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, the U.S. Army vice chief of staff and other senior Army science and technology leaders will recognize the U.S. Army's "Top Ten Greatest Inventions of 2007 " in an awards ceremony June 12 at the Hyatt Crystal City - Arlington, Va.

  • Vanguard Soldiers Pay Respect To Fallen Heroes

    May 28, 2008

    Task Force Vanguard Soldiers honored their fallen brothers during a Memorial Day service May 26 here, 60 kilometers south of Baghdad.

  • Army to Equip Brigade with 'Land Warrior'

    May 28, 2008

    As Land Warrior reaches its first anniversary in combat, the Army is seeking to equip an entire brigade combat team with the high-tech system which increases mission speed and effectiveness and decreases risks to the warfighter.

  • Iowa Guard Helping with Tornado Recovery

    May 28, 2008

    About 175 Iowa National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are now serving on state active duty in support of tornado relief and recovery efforts for northeast Iowa following a category V tornado.

  • CSA Honors Fallen at Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    May 27, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said the Vietnam Veterans Memorial not only captured the memories and sacrifices of the fallen, but he believes the wall has changed the way people think about that war and that change has benefited Soldiers today.

  • Task Force at Bliss Testing FCS Spin Out 1

    May 27, 2008

    Future Combat System Spin Out 1 items, currently being evaluated by Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, were demonstrated earlier this month on Capitol Hill.

  • Bronze Star Recipients Lead Memorial Day Parade

    May 27, 2008

    Two Soldiers who earned the Bronze Star in Iraq were among four Army grand marshals for the National Memorial Day Parade May 26.

  • President Honors Fallen on Memorial Day

    May 27, 2008

    Sunshine Monday morning made the white stone of Arlington National CemeteryAca,!a,,cs Memorial Amphitheater gleam as President George W. Bush paid tribute to those that have given their lives to protect their country.

  • 44 Troops in Afghanistan Pledge U.S. Citizenship

    May 27, 2008

    In the presence of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, U.S. Immigration ServiceAca,!a,,cs acting director Jonathan Scharfen, and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Schloesser, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-101, 44 service members from 21 countries swore oaths of allegiance and became U.S. citizens.

  • CSA Enlists New Troops at Chicago Memorial Day Parade

    May 27, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. administers the Oath of Enlistment to more than 30 new recruits from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps Saturday during the 2008 Chicago Memorial Day observance and parade. Gen. Casey was this years' Grgrand marshal.

  • Present, Future Weapons Displayed on Capitol Hill

    May 23, 2008

    Some of the Army's most high-tech future weapons were recently on display on Capitol Hill as part of the "Empowering Soldiers Through High Technology" exhibit sponsored by the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology.

  • Second OIF Soldier to Receive Posthumous Medal of Honor

    May 23, 2008

    President Bush has announced that Spc. Ross McGinnis will posthumously be awarded the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony June 2, two weeks shy of what would have been his 21st birthday.

  • Six USAMU Soldiers Competing in Summer Olympics

    May 23, 2008

    Six Soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit won seven slots on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Shooting Team that will compete at the Olympic Games this summer.

  • Bronze Star Recipients to Lead Memorial Day Parade

    May 23, 2008

    Two Soldiers who earned the Bronze Star in Iraq are among four Army grand marshals for the National Memorial Day Parade May 26.

  • Injured Soldiers Struggle to Maintain Relationships, Intimacy

    May 23, 2008

    When Soldiers return from war with catastrophic injuries, one of their biggest worries is how their spouses and significant others will react.

  • Old Guard Sets 'Flags-In' for Memorial Day

    May 23, 2008

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) began their rounds Thursday afternoon to place a small American flag into the ground in front of every grave marker at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • President Bush Attends 82nd Airborne Division Review

    May 23, 2008

    President Bush attends the 82nd Airborne Division Review at Ft. Bragg, N.C., May 22. Bush addressed Soldiers and Family at the event and awarded various medals to Soldiers being honored for valor in combat.

  • Chicago-area Entrepreneurs Get Inside Story on Army

    May 22, 2008

    "This is very much a captain's war -- a sergeant's war," the director of the Army staff told entrepreneurs from the Chicago area at the Pentagon Wednesday.

  • Absentee Voting Campaign Kicks Off

    May 22, 2008

    The nation will not only select a president in the 2008 elections, but also 34 senators, 435 congressmen, 13 state governors and thousands of local officials. As in the past, officials said the military vote promises to play an integral role in the democratic process.

  • Physical Therapists Keep Soldiers on Their Feet

    May 22, 2008

    Army physical therapists work to alleviate pain brought on by day-to-day and combat activities occurring at Contingency Operating Base Speicher Iraq, treating Soldiers similarly to professional athletes.

  • Soldiers Helping Researchers Study PTSD

    May 22, 2008

    A number of Soldiers have volunteered to assist the University of Texas conduct a study to learn more about the emotional and psychological wounds of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Army Enterprise Developing Through Process Improvement

    May 21, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs top uniformed budget officer stressed the importance of transforming the service to a capability-focused Army Enterprise during the Army Leader Forum at the Pentagon Tuesday.

  • Operation Marne Piledriver Ends, Projects Continue

    May 21, 2008

    Operation Marne Piledriver, the first major operation initiated by Task Force Marne that targeted capacity building through the Mahmudiyah Qada, is drawing to a close, though many projects will continue on their own.

  • Wounded Warriors on Road 2 Recovery

    May 21, 2008

    Thirteen wounded warriors began a 480-mile bike trek Tuesday that started at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and will end Sunday at Lowes Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., site of the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

  • Deployed Parents to Watch DoDDS Graduations Live

    May 21, 2008

    Some deployed servicemembers will be able to view their high school graduating seniors crossing the stage and moving their tassels from right to left via live webcasts on graduation day.

  • Memorial Day Ceremony to Honor Military Heroes at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 21, 2008

    A patriotic ceremony honoring the service and sacrifice of AmericaAca,!a,,cs military members is scheduled for May 26 at 11 a.m. in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • AKO, DKO Approach 2 Million Users

    May 20, 2008

    Almost 2 million users are now registered with Army Knowledge Online and Defense Knowledge Online.

  • Four Soldiers Qualify for Olympic Marksmanship Team

    May 20, 2008

    Maj. Mike Anti, Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker, Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski and Keith Sanderson of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit have qualified for spots on the 2008 U.S. Olympic team.

  • 82bd Airborne Kicks Off 'All-American Week'

    May 20, 2008

    The 82nd Airborne Division Commander Maj. Gen. David Rodriguez and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston lead the 82nd up and down Longstreet Road on Fort Bragg, N.C., during a division run which kicked off All-American Week Monday.

  • Army Prepares for Next Rotations to Iraq

    May 19, 2008

    The 25th Infantry Division headquarters has been scheduled to deploy back to Iraq later this year along with one of its brigades and six other brigade combat teams.

  • Army Exhibits High-tech Gear for Armed Forces Day

    May 19, 2008

    Set against a backdrop of aerial stunts in the skies over Andrews Air Force Base, Md., the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new technologies were on display at the Joint Service Open House for Armed Forces Day.

  • Two Soldiers Qualify for Olympic Marksmanship Team

    May 19, 2008

    Maj. Mike Anti of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit qualified for a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic team at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Shooting (Smallbore), while Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker and Keith Sanderson lead the competition in Men's Three-Position Rifle and Men's Rapid Fire Pistol, respectively.

  • U.S. Sends Relief Supplies to China

    May 19, 2008

    The U.S. military has responded to Chinese requests, delivering critically needed relief supplies to the earthquake-stricken Sichuan province.

  • 'Reset' Aims to Standardize Redeployment Services

    May 19, 2008

    Planning for this summerAca,!a,,cs redeployment of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team from Afghanistan, representatives Installation Management Command-Europe and U.S. Army Garrisons Vicenza, Schweinfurt and Bamberg met here May 5-7 to develop a standard model to ensure that all redeploying Soldiers and Families receive the same redeployment-related programs and services regardless of their location.

  • White Sands Builds Facility to Research Aircraft Sound

    May 16, 2008

    The future of military and civilian aircraft will be a silent one with the construction of the Aeroacoustic Research Complex, which will research and map aircraft noise, on White Sands Missile Range.

  • Soldiers Give Gift of Life to Trinidad Girl

    May 16, 2008

    Some 10 U.S. Soldiers from Beyond the Horizon, a joint humanitarian exercise, rolled up their sleeves and donated blood to help save the life of an 8-year-old girl at Mount Hope Hospital in Trinidad, April 22.

  • Ansbach Sets Largest Yellow Ribbon Formation Record

    May 16, 2008

    On the evening of May 14, 1,358 Soldiers, Family members, Civilians and local nationals of the Ansbach community came together at Storck barracks to set the unofficial armed-forces record for the largest yellow-ribbon formation.

  • HighRollers Rock Out

    May 16, 2008

    Sounds of The Eagles, Bon Jovi, and original music by Spc. David Palmer, echoed through the night as the HighRollers band performed May 10 at the Camp Taji Mudhouse on an open "mic" night.

  • NTC Improves Force Protection Training

    May 16, 2008

    The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., has made significant progress in improving force protection training for Army brigade combat teams as they prepare for eventual deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Army High Tech Showcased on Capitol Hill

    May 15, 2008

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 15, 2008) - "Empowering Soldiers through High Technology" was the theme behind a showcase of Army joint exhibits and capabilities in support of Soldiers today and tomorrow on Capital Hill May 13 and May 15. The Army's acquisition community hosted the event. Congressional members and staff viewed a wide-ranging portfolio of technology that included upgraded and future weapons systems; weapon delivery systems; and medical and communications technology. Some of the technology displayed is being added to Army's portfolio now, and some is expected to be added in the future.

  • Best Sappers Compete in Grueling Challenge

    May 15, 2008

    After 52 hours of engineer challenges requiring muscle-wrenching, rain-soaked exertion, little or no sleep and miles of running, Capt. Jason Winkelmann and 2nd Lt. Joel Groves, both from the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, placed first May 8 in the 2008 Best Sapper Competition.

  • 'Safety Factor' Targets Single Soldiers

    May 15, 2008

    The new multi-media presentation Aca,!A"Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Safety FactorAca,!A? was designed to build awareness of hazards that can befall single Soldiers during off-duty activities.

  • U.S. Flights Continue to Deliver Supplies to Burma

    May 15, 2008

    A total of eight Air Force C-130s have delivered supplies to Burma as part of the U.S. relief effort following Cyclone Nargis, a senior military official said yesterday.

  • Army Taking Care of Business through Continuous Process Improvement

    May 14, 2008

    When a CEO told the Army, Aca,!EoeIAca,!a,,cd do business with you if you were more efficient,Aca,!a,,c the Army listened, said AMC Commander Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin.

  • Company-grade Leaders Receive MacArthur Awards

    May 14, 2008

    Twenty-eight commissioned and warrant officers from the active Army, Army Reserve and the National Guard received the 2008 General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon today, May 14.

  • Commentary: Army Modernization Necessary, Successful, Long Overdue

    May 14, 2008

    If you owned a 1978 Chevy Impala, you'll remember that it was big, powered by a 12-mile-per-gallon V-8 engine. Its advanced safety features were lap seatbelts and drum brakes. It had a push-button radio and Aca,!" if you were lucky - an 8-track player.

  • Cutting Red Tape After Katrina Helps Earn JAG Award

    May 13, 2008

    When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in 2005, the Department of Defense was ready to spring into action with a full spectrum of relief efforts, but red tape needed to be cut.

  • Fort Drum, Community Leaders Sign Covenant

    May 13, 2008

    While Soldiers signed up to serve the nation, Northern New York community members signed up to serve Soldiers.

  • Paratroopers Join Afghan Forces to Take Control of Bridge, Checkpoint

    May 13, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry and Legion Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry teamed with members of the Afghan National Army and Afghan Border Police for Operation Mountain Highway II in eastern Nuristan province in late April.

  • Soldiers Remember Fallen, Missing One Year Later

    May 12, 2008

    The Aca,!A"Polar BearsAca,!A? of 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment gathered Monday on Fort Drum, N.Y., to remember two Soldiers still missing from their ranks after an insurgent attack one year ago near Qarghuli Village, Iraq.

  • First of Three Planned U.S. Relief Flights Brings Aid to Burma

    May 12, 2008

    The first U.S. military plane loaded with relief supplies arrived in Burma today as members of Aca,!A"Joint Task Force Caring ResponseAca,!A? prepared to dispatch two more relief flights to the cyclone-stricken region.

  • Soldiers Capture Gold, Bronze in Women's Trap at World Cup USA

    May 12, 2008

    The Women's Trap final was held at the 2008 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup USA for Shotgun May 9 with U.S. shooters from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., claiming the gold and bronze medals.

  • Wounded Gain Work Experience in 'Warrior Internship Network'

    May 12, 2008

    Fort RileyAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Battalion and supporting medical units have partnered with the Junction City, Kan.-based Welcome Home to Heroes Foundation to develop the ground-breaking Warrior Internship Network.

  • Young Iraqi Girl Receives Prosthetic Legs

    May 12, 2008

    A 12-year-old Iraqi girl received two new prosthetic legs May 9, as part of an Iraqi Ministry of Defence program at the MOD Prosthetics Clinic located in the International Zone.

  • Missouri Guard Soldiers Aid Tornado Victims

    May 12, 2008

    Soldiers from the Missouri National Guard provided emergency aid to locals after a tornado ripped through Newton County on Saturday.

  • Guard Answers Calls in Storm-battered States

    May 12, 2008

    National Guard members in four states were called out by their governors to assist civil authorities Monday after tornados crossed the Southwest May 10 and flooding on the Delaware coast left communities in need of emergency assistance.

  • Commentary: Many Honor Values in Final Salute

    May 9, 2008

    Officer at Staff Sgt. Matt Maupin's funeral lauds his mother for her poise and urges all Soldiers to call home this weekend.

  • Mother's Day to be Spent with Daughter in Training

    May 9, 2008

    Sunday morning, most Soldiers going through Initial Entry Training will not have the opportunity to wish their mom a happy MotherAca,!a,,cs Day in person, but one daughter and mother here are training in the same company.

  • Children's Book Explains Why Mom Deploys

    May 9, 2008

    A new childrenAca,!a,,cs book, written by a former Soldier and single mother, helps to explain why mom deployed and how to cope with the emotions associated with her departure.

  • Fort Dix Contractor Finds Hope Amidst Burma Cyclone Disaster

    May 9, 2008

    The world sat engrossed in horror as news of the Burma cyclone disaster started to trickle in earlier this week. The death toll seemed to rise with each passing hour and hope began to fade.

  • Military Marriage: Spouses Cope with Deployments

    May 8, 2008

    May 9 is Military Spouse Day. A lot of marriages have been tested in Iraq, said an Army chaplain who returned from a year-long deployment there in November.

  • 'Salute Military Golf' Helps Wounded Get Back in Swing

    May 8, 2008

    The Salute Military Golf Association has helped hundreds of combat-wounded service members get back into the swing of life - both physically and psychologically - by providing free instruction, golf clubs, balls and practice facilities.

  • Army Honors Top Installations

    May 8, 2008

    Three installations were singled out as best in the Army as winners of the 2008 Army Communities of Excellence competition, which honors the top installations in regards to the overall operating environment, facilities and services offered to its Army community.

  • Halo 3 Xbox Tournaments Scheduled on 21 Installations

    May 8, 2008

    Video gamers can compete for an Xbox 360 Elite in the 2008 Xbox Games Halo 3 Tournaments on 21 Army installations June 1 through July 23.

  • Army Showing Appreciation to Spouses

    May 8, 2008

    Army installations across the nation are honoring military spouses Friday with ceremonies, social events, spa treatments and gifts.

  • Bragg Cuts Ribbon on Model Apartment for Single Soldiers

    May 8, 2008

    When the ribbons fell to the ground Wednesday outside the model privatized apartment at Fort Bragg, N.C., it marked the beginning of a new way to house single Soldiers.

  • 'Unified Quest' Focuses on Future Persistent Conflict

    May 7, 2008

    The Nigerian government is near collapse and rival factions are vying for power in that troubled part of the world, or at least a visitor to the Army War College this week would think that to be the case.

  • Army Reducing Stigma of Psychological Care, Offering Telepsychiatry

    May 7, 2008

    In the ArmyAca,!a,,cs recent fight to reduce the stigma of seeking and receiving treatment for combat stress, the latest weapon is telepsychiatry.

  • White House Ceremony Honors Military Spouses

    May 7, 2008

    President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates paid tribute Tuesday to about 1,100 military spouses who gathered for a Military Spouse Day celebration at the White House, where Bush promised to continue pushing for more benefits for military families.

  • ARNORTH Conducts Disaster Response Exercise

    May 6, 2008

    U.S. Army North kicked off National Level Exercise 02-08 in the Seattle, Wash., area on May 1st to test their response to a simulated chemical attack in the area. The exercise is testing ARNORTH's communications capabilities with local, state and other federal agencies, as well as their ability to bring together responders to a mass casualty situation.

  • Army Wives' Cast Works to Create Realistic Military Parallel

    May 6, 2008

    Drama can occasionally creep into the lives of military families, but since last season, itAca,!a,,cs been a sure thing for the military families portrayed on Lifetime NetworkAca,!a,,cs top-rated show.

  • McKiernan Departing U.S. Army Europe for Afghanistan

    May 6, 2008

    Calling his final formation with U.S. Army Europe Soldiers one of the proudest moments of his 36-year military career, Gen. David D. McKiernan, USAREUR and 7th Army commanding general, said farewell to the command in a ceremony on Campbell Barracks May 2.

  • Army Has Not Lowered Soldier Recruiting Standards

    May 5, 2008

    Despite a rise in conduct waivers offered to recruits last year, Army officials emphasized the service is not lowering its standards -- explaining that circumstances surrounding each case and the recent behavior of those recruits earned them a second look.

  • Defense Secretary Encourages Treatment for Combat Stress

    May 5, 2008

    The Defense Department is working to reduce stress on the force and improve quality of life for the troops, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told Soldiers at the Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss Friday.

  • Gone Fishing: Texas Town Hosts Fishing Tournament for Wounded Warriors

    May 5, 2008

    More than 125 wounded Soldiers and their Families were able to forget about hospitals, doctors and physical therapy during a day of fishing, relaxation and old-fashioned Texas barbeque Saturday.

  • UAS Center Unveiled at Army Aviation's 25th Anniversary

    May 5, 2008

    Army aviation officials unveiled a new Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence during the 25th anniversary of the Army Aviation Branch, Friday.

  • Puget Sound Community Signs Covenant with Fort Lewis

    May 5, 2008

    Puget Sound community leaders joined Fort Lewis officials May 2 to sign the Army Community Covenant, a formal recognition of the relationship between Soldiers, their families and the communities surrounding post. Representatives from local cities, schools, commerce and civic organizations joined Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., commanding general of I Corps and Fort Lewis, Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe, command sergeant major of I Corps and Fort Lewis, and Jack Creighton, Washington State Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army at Clover Park Technical College to sign the covenant and pledge support for Fort LewisAca,!a,,c Soldiers and families.

  • Army Encourages Safe Motorcycle Techniques

    May 5, 2008

    The National Capital Region Joint Motorcycle Safety Event, hosted by the Department of the Army at the Pentagon May 2-3, provided safe-riding demonstrations, ridership skill competitions, and a motorcycle rally.

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