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

    May 4, 2008

    More than 125 wounded Soldiers and their Families from Brooke Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas, and Fort Bragg, N.C., participated in a fishing tournament during Warrior's Weekend in Port OAca,!a,,cConnor, Texas, May 3. About 135 local fishermen volunteered their time and boats to take the wounded warriors fishing on the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Raven Launches New Battlefield Perspective

    May 1, 2008

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne got a hands on perspective on the Raven, an unmanned aerial vehicle, during a 10-day Raven training course from April 22 to May 2 at the 3rd Brigade Combat Team headquarters.

  • Women's Team Makes Historical Jump On Lake

    May 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army parachute team, the Golden Knights, made history April 18 during opening ceremonies of the third annual Warriors on the Water bass tournament.

  • Police Transition Teams Help Develop IP Communication Systems

    May 1, 2008

    Soldiers visited the Baghdad Patrol Headquarters Communications Center April 30 to assess and develop communication systems as a part of a program to determine the requirements needed for a legitimate Iraqi police force.

  • Special Forces Soldier Awarded Second Highest Medal For Combat

    May 1, 2008

    A 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldier was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross during a ceremony at Bank Hall, Fort Bragg, N.C., April 30 for valorous actions during Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Fort Campbell Barracks Improving

    Apr 30, 2008

    Recently, unsatisfactory barracks conditions at other Army installations came to light through Internet postings; due to that scrutiny commanders at Fort Campbell inspected numerous barracks over the weekend to ensure Soldiers are not living in substandard conditions.

  • Problems Corrected at Fort Bragg Dorms

    Apr 30, 2008

    The poor conditions in a barracks at Fort Bragg, N.C. have largely been corrected, said an Army general responsible for maintaining such facilities.

  • MND-B Troops Seek to Help Clinics in Baghdad

    Apr 30, 2008

    Multi National Division-Baghdad Soldiers visited health clinics in western Baghdad on April 2, after receiving reports that many were lacking medical equipment and power to adequately provide care for their local populace.

  • Battalion Emphasizes Family Readiness

    Apr 30, 2008

    The new commander at Fort Hood reiterated Family Readiness Groups are essential tools for passing information from the command to every member of the unit when he met his troops on April 22, setting several goals to prepare Soldiers and Families for deployment.

  • Army Wounded Warrior Program Honors Four Years of Service

    Apr 30, 2008

    The U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program is proud to announce that April 30, 2008 marks four years of committed service to severely wounded, injured, and ill Soldiers and their Families.

  • Sesame Street Releases New DVD for Military Children

    Apr 30, 2008

    Just like approximately 700,000 preschool-age military children in America, the loveable monsters of Sesame Street are undergoing some tough and confusing times.

  • May Soldiers Magazine: Final Salute

    Apr 29, 2008

    As a prelude to Memorial Day, the May issue of Soldiers Magazine, themed Aca,!A"The Final Salute," focuses on the many pieces involved in the casualty-assistance process.

  • National Guard Members Join 'Rebuilding Day' Projects

    Apr 29, 2008

    At least 60 Airmen, Soldiers and Civilians with the Air and Army National Guard brought Christmas early to a disabled Maryland resident April 26 by repairing her home on "National Rebuilding Day."

  • Politicized Military Would Lose Public Trust, Official Says

    Apr 29, 2008

    If the U.S. military lost its politically neutral footing, the armed forces would surrender the public's trust, a senior U.S. military officer who explained a new Defense Department directive on troops' political activity said in an interview.

  • "Flying Iguanas" jump in Honduras

    Apr 28, 2008

    Drivers on the highway near Tegucigalpa were treated to an unusual sight April 24 as 138 paratroopers from 17 countries descended from clear blue skies to the ground at Tamara Drop Zone, the home of the Honduran airborne school.

  • U.S. civilian leaders visit JTF-Bravo

    Apr 28, 2008

  • U.S., Iraqi Women Find Common Ground in Kirkuk

    Apr 28, 2008

    The Inaugural Northern Iraq WomenAca,!a,,cs Conference held at Forward Operating Base Warrior in Kirkuk, Iraq, brought close to 100 female Iraq and U.S. professionals together to discuss shared cultural issues, April 20.

  • Airborne Soldier Awarded Bronze Star for Valor

    Apr 28, 2008

    A Bronze Star for Valor was awarded to Sgt. Ryan P. Inabnet, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 1-91 Cavalry Squadron at Fire Base Naray, Kunar province, April 24.

  • Mobile NCO Courses Keeping Soldiers with Families

    Apr 27, 2008

    Mobile training teams are taking Basic NCO courses on the road and allowing Soldiers who recently redeployed home from Iraq to attend without spending more time away from their Families.

  • Crowds Pay Final Honors to Staff Sgt. Maupin

    Apr 26, 2008

    People show their respect as the remains of Staff Sgt. Keith 'Matt' Maupin are moved to the Union Township Civic Center near Cincinatti, Ohio.

  • Red Maple Marks Army Reserve Centennial

    Apr 25, 2008

    A ceremony Wednesday afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery commemorated 100 years of service and sacrifice by Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Coalition Forces Provide Prosthesis to Iraqi Soldier

    Apr 25, 2008

    While on a joint mission with Coalition forces Jan. 10, 2008, an 8th Iraqi Army Division soldier was struck by an improvised explosive device as he crossed a pedestrian footbridge on the east side of Route Minnesota in the Chaka Four Region.

  • Kansas, Kentucky Sign Compact for Military Schoolchildren

    Apr 25, 2008

    The nationAca,!a,,cs military children are one step closer to smoother school transfers, thanks to the signing of a bill by the governors of Kansas and Kentucky.

  • EOD Team of Year Blows Away Competition

    Apr 25, 2008

    An Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the 734th EOD Company at Fort Bliss, Texas took top honors Friday in the first EOD Team of the Year Competition held since Sept. 11, 2001.

  • FCS Launch System Tested at White Sands

    Apr 25, 2008

    The non-line-of-sight launch system has completed the first of multiple summer tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., meeting all mission requirements.

  • Israel's War Drill Offers Lessons for Guard

    Apr 25, 2008

    A first-ever national level civil defense exercise in Israel offered insights the National Guard could apply in the United States.

  • Commentary: Best Ranger Competitor Battles Back

    Apr 24, 2008

    Bert Tisserand watched the Best Ranger Competition for the first time last weekend as his son, Staff Sgt. Mitchell Tisserand, competed with Capt. Brian Braithwaite.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC Receives Baldrige Award for Innovation

    Apr 24, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., officially became the first Department of Defense organization to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Wednesday.

  • Surprise Reunion at Reserve Anniversary Validates Career

    Apr 24, 2008

    On the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve, a re-enlistment ceremony at the Capitol turned into a surprise reunion for a Soldier and the man she credits with changing her life a decade ago.

  • Petraeus-Odierno Team Nominated to Lead CENTCOM, Iraq

    Apr 24, 2008

    The White House will nominate Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, currently commander of Multinational Force Iraq, to be the next U.S. Central Command commander, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced Wednesday.

  • CSA: Guard, Reserve Serve as Connection Between Army, Society

    Apr 23, 2008

    Americans maintain a connection to the military through the Soldiers that come from their own communities, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said.

  • Army Reserve Celebrates First Century with 100 Re-enlistments

    Apr 23, 2008

    On the 100th anniversary of the Army Reserve, 100 Soldiers representing every state in the union re-enlisted during a ceremony on the west lawn of the Capitol Building.

  • 1ID 'Surge' Brigade Returns to Riley

    Apr 23, 2008

    Aca,!" About 1,200 Soldiers shook off the last remnants of sand and sun from a 14-month deployment and stepped into the waiting arms of their Family and friends at Fort Riley.

  • 'Vigilant Guard' Testing First-Responder Capabilities

    Apr 23, 2008

    In the wake of a devastating earthquake and simulated flooding, a portion of the 122nd Engineer Battalion swung into action Monday during the Vigilant Guard 2008 Exercise.

  • USA Takes Home Seven Medals from Beijing

    Apr 23, 2008

    The final day of competition at the "Good Luck Beijing" 2008 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup took place Sunday in the midst of a cold hard downpour of rain, with Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit earning a spot in the finals and finishing in fourth place.

  • Chief of Staff Recognizes Army's Best Rangers for 2008

    Apr 22, 2008

    A team representing the 75th Ranger Regiment won the 2008 Best Ranger Competition which ended Sunday at Fort Benning after 60 hours of competition.

  • Army Reserve Marks First 100 Years

    Apr 22, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve marks its first century of service to the nation Wednesday and its Soldiers have served wherever America has sent its Army since April 23, 1908.

  • 12-Month Deployments to Reduce Stress, Build Depth

    Apr 21, 2008

    Soldiers can now look forward to less time away from their families as the Army finalizes plans for shortened deployment lengths in support of the war on terror.

  • Medals of Valor Awarded for Sadr City Operation

    Apr 21, 2008

    Multiple improvised-explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades and a hail of gunfire greeted Silver LionsAca,!a,,c Soldiers as they conducted route clearance in the southern portion of the Sadr City district of Baghdad April 11.

  • ALI Policy Extended to Include Staff Sergeant Promotions

    Apr 21, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs automatic list integration policy has now been extended to include promotions to staff sergeant.

  • 2008 Best Ranger Final -- Top Three Teams

    Apr 20, 2008

    Finish Line at last for the top three teams in the 2008 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 18-20 at Fort Benning, Ga. From left to right: Team five made up of Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry representing the 75th Ranger Regiment, who took first place; brothers Capt. Jeff Soule and Maj. Greg Soule took the second spot representing James Madison University ROTC; and, team nine made up of Sgt. Jeremy Billings and Sgt. Jeremiah Beck took third representing the 75th Ranger Regt.

  • Best Ranger -- Finish Line

    Apr 20, 2008

    Finish Line at last for the top three teams in the 2008 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 18-20 at Fort Benning, Ga. From left to right: Team five made up of Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry representing the 75th Ranger Regiment, who took first place; brothers Capt. Jeff Soule and Maj. Greg Soule took the second spot representing James Madison University ROTC; and, team nine made up of Sgt. Jeremy Billings and Sgt. Jeremiah Beck took third representing the 75th Ranger Regt.

  • 'Best Rangers' wrap up 2008 competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry of the 75th Ranger Regiment crossed the finish line Sunday in first place after a grueling weekend to win the 25th Best Ranger Competition.

  • Three Firms to Vie for LOGCAP Services in Theater

    Apr 18, 2008

    Logistics-support services in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan will now be split among three companies: DynCorp, KBR and Fluor Intercontinental Inc.

  • Governors See National Guard Progress in Kosovo

    Apr 18, 2008

    The governors of Iowa and Minnesota, whose National Guard troops are deployed in Kosovo, toured the Delaware-sized new nation April 11-13, joined by Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau, and other senior military officials.

  • Regenerative Medicine Seen as Means to Help Wounded Warriors

    Apr 18, 2008

    The Defense Department launched a five-year, Army-led cooperative effort to leverage cutting-edge medical technology to develop new ways to assist servicemembers whoAca,!a,,cve suffered severe, disfiguring wounds during their wartime service.

  • Benning Signs First Covenant with Local Communities

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army formally signed its first community covenant Thursday between Fort Benning and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala., launching a mutual commitment of support by the Army and the local communities to Soldiers and Families.

  • Fort Benning Signs Community Covenant

    Apr 17, 2008

    As Army Family members and civic leaders gather around, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren (center) signs the Army's first formal community covenant between Fort Benning, Ga., and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. To the secretary's left: Sgt. Maj. the Army Kenneth O. Preston. who also signed. Other signers included , to the secretary's right: Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington ; Maj. Gen. Walt Wojdakowski, Fort Benning commander ; and Phenix City mayor Jeff Hardin.

  • Army Selects 8 Officers for Olmsted Scholarships

    Apr 17, 2008

    Eight Army officers have been selected for 2009 Olmsted Scholarship to study overseas.

  • MWR Keeps Bartley 'in the Game'

    Apr 17, 2008

    As a member of the All-Armed Forces Team, Sgt. Ron Bartley is representing the United States in the 2008 Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Championship Tournament this week at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

  • Army Signs Covenant with Towns Near Benning

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army signed a community covenant today between Fort Benning and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala. In the covenant, 11 community leaders pledge that they and the Army will continue with their commitments to Soldiers, Families, educators, employers, civic and business leaders, and citizens. From right to left: Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Columbus Mayor Jim Wetherington and Fort Benning Commander Maj. Gen. Walter Wojdakowski display the signed community covenant.

  • DISA Breaks Ground for Headquarters at Meade

    Apr 17, 2008

    "We have all gathered to celebrate one of the biggest moments in DISA's history," said the Defense Information Systems Agency Director Lt. Gen. Charles E. Croom Jr. at the ground-breaking ceremony April 16 for the agency's new headquarters at Fort George G. Meade.

  • Units Now Eligible for Combat Action Streamer

    Apr 17, 2008

    Army units that have been deployed in support of combat operations now have a new way to be recognized: the Combat Action Streamer.

  • MILCON: Fort Myer Building DoD's Largest Childcare Center

    Apr 16, 2008

    The construction of a 50,831 square-foot Child Development Center is underway at Fort Myer, Va., and when completed it will be the largest childcare facility in the Department of Defense.

  • Army Announces Communities of Excellence Winners

    Apr 16, 2008

    Fort A. P. Hill, Va, will be honored as winner of the Army Chief of Staff Communities of Excellence Award for Year 2008 at a Pentagon ceremony May 8.

  • Electronic Submission of Evaluations on Track

    Apr 16, 2008

    Electronic submission of evaluations via Aca,!A"My FormsAca,!A? has increased from 19 percent to 70 percent in the past few weeks, according to Human Resources Command officials.

  • Martin, U.S. Army Team Finish 5th in Phoenix

    Apr 16, 2008

    "We were really spectacular this weekend and it's a shame we finished fifth," said Mark Martin, who saw victory slip away after he was called into the pits for fuel with 10 laps remaining in Saturday night's Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway.

  • Soldiers Win Shooting Medals at Beijing World Cup

    Apr 16, 2008

    The U.S. Shooting Team earned two medals April 15 at the "Good Luck Beijing" 2008 International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup, which is the test event for the 2008 Olympic Games.

  • U.S. Army Medical Command Chooses Best Warriors

    Apr 15, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian R. Wiggins and Spc. Daniel Farrier are winners of the 2008 Best Warrior competitions for U.S. Army Medical Command. Wiggins, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Fort Jackson, S.C., Veterinary Treatment Facility, and Farrier, a pharmacy technician at Stuttgart, Germany, Army Health Clinic, emerged victorious from a grueling five days of physical and mental challenges.

  • MILCON: Belvoir Projects to Enhance Quality of Life

    Apr 15, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is executing five major projects, and several smaller projects at Fort Belvoir totaling more than $3.5 billion to meet the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Transformation goals and to enhance quality of life for the Soldier and their family.

  • Army Reserve, Inova Health System Launch Partnership

    Apr 15, 2008

    The Army Reserve joined with Inova Health System Monday in the launching of a public-private partnership that will allow both organizations to recruit, train and employ people interested in serving in the Reserve and in health-care careers.

  • Army Rehearses for Hurricane Season

    Apr 15, 2008

    Officials from 43 government agencies gathered around a detailed map at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 10 for a Rehearsal of Concept drill on hurricane relief operations.

  • Army Offers Renewed Incentives for Captains to Stay

    Apr 15, 2008

    In an effort to encourage more mid-grade officers to remain in service, the Army is again offering a Aca,!A"menu of incentivesAca,!A? for active-component captains that includes options for a cash bonus, attendance at graduate school or the Defense Language Institute.

  • Army Briefs Sabine River Authority Officials

    Apr 15, 2008

    A host of Army leaders, to include the secretary of the Army, provided Texas officials a comprehensive overview of the service and its global responsibilities during a Aca,!A"fly-inAca,!A? at the Pentagon Monday.

  • MILCON: Huachuca Building Energy-Efficient Neighborhoods

    Apr 14, 2008

    During the past five years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has built about 650 new family housing units on Fort Huachuca.

  • Warrior Workplace Program Helps Soldiers Face Transition

    Apr 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District is assisting the Community Based Health Care Organizations of Massachusetts in a first of its kind program that will assist many combat wounded Soldiers by providing opportunities for meaningful work assignments that complement their medical care and recovery program.

  • 'Austere Challenge' Testing New 7th Army Concept

    Apr 14, 2008

    The establishment of early-entry and operational command posts in late March during the deployment phase of Austere Challenge 2008 marked a significant milestone in the merger of USAREUR and V Corps into a single organization known as 7th Army.

  • Army Knowledge Online Upgrades Pave Way for DoD-Wide Net-centricity

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Knowledge Online, the U.S. Army's enterprise portal and the world's largest intranet, is gearing up to support as many as 2.5 million users by the end of April.

  • Former MNF-Iraq Spokesman Addresses Joint Public Affairs Community

    Apr 14, 2008

    Students at the Defense Information School and Army Public Affairs Center here received a senior operatorAca,!a,,cs perspective on the importance of public affairs in supporting mission commandersAca,!a,,c objectives, as seen from his perspective as former spokesman for Multi-National Force-Iraq.

  • Troops Become U.S. Citizens in Iraq Ceremony

    Apr 14, 2008

    Two hundred fifty-nine foreign-born U.S. troops currently serving throughout Iraq became American citizens at Al Faw Palace April 12, in the largest naturalization ceremony to date in Iraq.

  • New Pain Management Clinic to Open

    Apr 14, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center is one of a handful of academic institutions in the country that has an operating acute pain service and, on April 18, WRAMC will set a new standard with the opening of the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine Clinic.

  • Army Wives Go on Air with Talk Radio

    Apr 14, 2008

    Every Monday night at 8 p.m., a group of Army wives gathers to hear news, relationship advice, parenting tips and deployment support, but this isnAca,!a,,ct your traditional readiness or support group.

  • FCS Land Warrior: Value Added to Army

    Apr 11, 2008

    The future of Army combat technology was demonstrated on Capitol Hill Thursday, exhibiting several systems that enable Soldiers to fight better, faster and most importantly, safer.

  • Soldier Body Armor was Tested, General Says

    Apr 11, 2008

    Despite reports to the contrary, the body armor being used by Soldiers today in Iraq has been tested.

  • 101st Airborne takes over for 82nd Airborne in Afghanistan

    Apr 11, 2008

    For the first time since World War II, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) replaced the 82nd Airborne Division on the battlefield with a transfer of authority ceremony April 10 for Regional Command Aca,!" East in Afghanistan.

  • West Point Signs Community Covenant with New York

    Apr 10, 2008

    New York State elected officials and representatives of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point signed the first Community Covenant during the annual West Point Day at the state capitol Wednesday.

  • Chief Outlines Army's Construction Request

    Apr 10, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army visited Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2009 military-construction budget and how its planned building projects are essential to helping the Army rebalance itself.

  • Vice Chief Addresses Army's Readiness at House Hearing

    Apr 10, 2008

    Gen. Richard A. Cody told Congress Wednesday frequent deployments have affected the ArmyAca,!a,,cs preparedness for the full spectrum of missions, but added Soldiers are making a difference in Iraq due to their determination and resiliency.

  • 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.

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