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  • PEO Soldier: Modernization at Good Value

    Mar 4, 2008

    The Army is now modernizing what Soldiers wear, carry and fight with at a rate faster than at any time in history.

  • Soldiers Injured as Severe Weather Strikes Camp Shelby

    Mar 4, 2008

    Fourteen Soldiers with the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were injured last night as a result of severe weather passing through Camp Shelby.

  • Soldier, Cadet Qualify for Olympic Airgun Team

    Mar 4, 2008

    The five-person 2008 U.S. Olympic Airgun Team was chosen March 3 at the Olympic Training Center with a West Point cadet and a Soldier from Fort Benning, Ga., making the cut.

  • President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux

    Mar 4, 2008

    Calling him a Aca,!A"mentor, teacher and legend,Aca,!A? President George W. Bush awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously March 3 to Master Sgt. Woodrow Aca,!A"WoodyAca,!A? Wilson Keeble.

  • Editorial: Covenant Delivering on Promises

    Mar 4, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Spurred by increased funding received under the Army Family Covenant, your installation Army Community Service will now be fully staffed for the first time in recent memory, and better prepared than ever to serve the needs of commanders, Soldiers and Families. But ACS needs you to cast a vote Aca,!A| with your feet.

  • President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux

    Mar 3, 2008

    Russell Hawkins displays the Medal of Honor presented by President George W. Bush posthumously to his stepfater, Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble, the first full-blooded Sioux to receive the military's highest award for valor. Kurt Bluedog, Keeble's grand-nephew, responds to questions from the press outside the White House following the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.

  • Large Cache Found in Iraqi Barn

    Mar 3, 2008

    An observant Iraqi citizen contributed to a significant cache find in southern Arab Jabour Friday.

  • Infantry Company Hosts 'GI Jane Day'

    Mar 3, 2008

    Alpha Company, 1-6th Infantry had a rash of officer and NCO impersonators, replete with gross uniform violations, in their training area Feb. 28. It was all for a good cause, though, and the military police did not have to be summoned to make arrests.

  • Army to Muster 10,000 IRR Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command will conduct a muster of about 10,000 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers beginning this month.

  • Elementary school welcomes troops home

    Mar 3, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Students from Trimmier Elementary School put on a ceremony to welcome home their adopted unit from the 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Soldiers Get 'Xtreme' Start to Army Career

    Mar 3, 2008

    Twenty future Soldiers entered the fighting cage at the Xtreme Fighting Championship Mixed Martial Arts Salute to Our Armed Forces Sunday, and raised their hands to support a different kind of fight.

  • Army to Revolutionize Healthcare with Whole-Person Concept

    Feb 29, 2008

    A change in healthcare begins March 1 across the Army, the Department of Defense and the nation, said the executive officer for the assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • Guard Team Responds to Toxic Ricin in Vegas

    Feb 29, 2008

    A National Guard Civil Support Team was on scene within an hour Thursday evening after Las Vegas authorities sought help with a suspicious substance that later turned out to be deadly ricin.

  • Army Forms Contracting Command, Campaign Plan

    Feb 29, 2008

    The acting undersecretary of the Army told Pentagon reporters today that the Army has begun steps to establish both an Army Contracting Command and an Army Contracting Campaign Plan to help improve Army contracting.

  • Soldiers More Than Understand Full-Spectrum Operations

    Feb 29, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs newest operations manual, FM 3-0, defines full spectrum operations and includes stability operations as part of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs core mission.

  • First Sergeant Course Changes Curriculum

    Feb 29, 2008

    Students attending the First Sergeant Course Phase II, whether in residence or through video tele-training, are quickly realizing that the course is not like the one described by former students.

  • Combat Veterans Now Get Five Years of VA Health Care

    Feb 29, 2008

    Military veterans who served in combat are now eligible for five years of free medical care from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The announcement this week increased a two-year care limit that had been in effect nearly a decade.

  • First 'Active First' Soldier Graduates

    Feb 28, 2008

    Pvt. Raymond Loree has become the first Army National Guard Soldier to graduate directly into the active ArmyAca,!a,,cs ranks through a new program called Active First.

  • Future Combat Vehicles to be Hybrid Electric

    Feb 28, 2008

    The firing platform for the Mounted Combat System 120mm cannon vehicle will start coming off the production line this winter.

  • Army Posture: Strong, But Stretched, Leaders Tell Senate

    Feb 27, 2008

    The U.S. Army remains ready to engage and defeat America's enemies despite experiencing strain after seven years of wartime deployments, the Army's top civilian and military leaders told a Senate panel here today.

  • Army Unveils New Field Manual for Operations

    Feb 27, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, brings the first major update of Army capstone doctrine since the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

  • Vice President Welcomes 1st Cavalry Division Home

    Feb 27, 2008

    Vice President Richard B. Cheney visited Fort Hood Feb. 26 to welcome home a roaring crowd of about 9,000 troopers from the 1st Cavalry Division and he credited the recent progress in Iraq to hard work by the Soldiers.

  • Army Acquisition Efforts Contribute to Economic Boom in Iraq

    Feb 27, 2008

    The Army acquisition communityAca,!a,,cs efforts in Iraq have contributed to an economic boom in the country, and reflect the serviceAca,!a,,cs core mission of stability operations.

  • Arizona National Guard Rescues U.S. Senators

    Feb 27, 2008

    When a helicopter carrying three senior U.S. senators was forced to make an emergency landing Feb. 23 in the mountains of Afghanistan due to blizzard conditions, Soldiers of the Arizona National Guard's 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry responded.

  • Diversity Task Force Fighting 'Silent Epidemic'

    Feb 26, 2008

    Fewer minorities are graduating from high school, which decreases the number of high-school graduates who can join the Army, according to the director of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Diversity Task Force, who has already met with the Congressional Black Caucus on the issue, called the Aca,!A"silent epidemic.Aca,!A?

  • Retamozzo Returns to Ring at Armed Forces Boxing

    Feb 26, 2008

    National Guard Sgt. Cherri Retamozzo returned from a four-year hiatus from the ring to win two bouts in the 2008 Armed Forces Boxing Championships Feb. 5-7 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C.

  • Chief of Staff Reflects on New Manual for Operations

    Feb 26, 2008

    Crafted from the hard lessons in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army is releasing this week an updated version of FM 3-0, the field manual for Aca,!A"Operations.Aca,!A?

  • Arizona National Guard Rescues U.S. Senators

    Feb 26, 2008

    When a helicopter carrying three senior U.S. senators was forced to make an emergency landing Feb. 23 in the mountains of Afghanistan due to blizzard conditions, Soldiers of the Arizona National GuardAca,!a,,cs 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry responded.

  • Army Reserve Seeks to Partner with Business

    Feb 25, 2008

    Transforming the Army Reserve into an Aca,!A"operational forceAca,!A? includes forging a partnership with American businesses to share not only talent -- but eventually health care, retirement plans and training as well.

  • Austin Assumes Control of MNC-I

    Feb 25, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III assumed command of Multi-National Corps-Iraq as Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno left to be the Army's next vice chief of staff.

  • U.S., Philippine Troops Jump in Balikatan

    Feb 25, 2008

    Language and cultural barriers all but disappeared for paratroopers of two nations as they jumped from a low-flying U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft Friday.

  • Stability Operations Now Part of ArmyAca,!a,,cs Core Mission

    Feb 25, 2008

    Soldiers have been in Iraq keeping the peace, battling insurgents, protecting civilians and helping to rebuild that country for nearly five years now.

  • Army Launches Reset Pilot

    Feb 22, 2008

    The Army has launched a pilot test of the Reset model, an initiative designed to test the ability to accelerate reconstitution of the force, increase unit readiness, and improve preparation for deployment.

  • Soldier's Motorcycle Design Wins TV Contest

    Feb 22, 2008

    A Aca,!A"chopperAca,!A? designed by an Illinois National Guard Soldier was featured on Orange County Choppers, a popular television show specializing in custom motorcycle design.

  • New Afghan Program Graduates First Police

    Feb 22, 2008

    The first class of 259 Afghan National Police from Zabul province graduated Feb. 21 from the new Focused District Development eight-week training initiative in Kandahar and on the same day the first class of 143 graduated in Herat.

  • First Sioux to Receive Medal of Honor

    Feb 22, 2008

    During the final allied offensive of the Korean War, Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble risked his life to save his fellow Soldiers. Almost six decades after his gallant actions and 26 years after his death, Keeble will be the first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the Medal of Honor.

  • Former Army Chaplain Chiefs Confer on Current Issues

    Feb 21, 2008

    As the Army's chaplaincy focuses on expanding services to wounded warriors and redeploying Soldiers, 15 former chiefs of chaplains gathered in Arlington, Va., for a "Graybeard Conference" Feb. 15 to discuss lessons learned from their tenures and relate them to the biggest concerns for today's Army.

  • Balikatan 08 kicks off in Philippine Jungle

    Feb 21, 2008

    Philippine and U.S. servicmembers stood shoulder to shoulder Feb. 18 to begin this yearAca,!a,,cs Balikatan 08 exercise which continues to March 3. The next day U.S. Soldiers maneuvered through thick jungle brush to eat wild leaves and insects and quench their thirst with king cobra blood.

  • Army to Launch New Program for Wounded Warriors

    Feb 20, 2008

    The Army is ready to launch a new phase in caring for wounded warriors, the assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition told Soldiers and Army Civilians during an Army Leader Forum at the Pentagon Tuesday.

  • Army Realizes Energy Savings with Housing Privatization

    Feb 20, 2008

    Where Army housing has been privatized, the service has found energy usage has dropped by as much as 10 percent.

  • Army Wrestlers Match World's Best

    Feb 20, 2008

    Army wrestlers earned two silver medals and a bronze at the 2008 Dave Schultz Memorial International wrestling competition at the U.S. Olympic Training Center over the weekend.

  • Lakota Leaders Join Army to Welcome New Helicopter Fleet

    Feb 20, 2008

    Rosebud Sioux tribal leaders joined the Army Feb. 5 to celebrate the proud name for a new Army helicopter Aca,!" the UH-72A Lakota.

  • Army Helping Soldiers Heal at Wiesbaden WTU

    Feb 20, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" WiesbadenAca,!a,,cs wounded warriors now have a healing hospice designed by community caretakers to ensure their personal recovery takes top priority.

  • Modified M1-A2 Abrams Tanks Improve Safety, Precision

    Feb 19, 2008

    Technicians are modifying M1-A2 Abrams tanks here to make them more safer and more precision-effective in the dense, urban Baghdad environment. For Multi-National DivisionAca,!"Baghdad tankers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division these equipment modifications are taking place in the form of the Tank Urban Survival Kit which is being added to their M1-A2 Abrams tanks.

  • Services Integrate Training at National Training Center

    Feb 19, 2008

    The National Training Center has made significant progress in integrating the NavyAca,!a,,cs Joint Task Force Exercise as part of the joint training available to warfighters who train here at the ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest maneuver combat training center according to Navy Cmdr. Mike Tatsch, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Air Force Center of Excellence.

  • Army Drag Racing / Women's Boxing Champion

    Feb 19, 2008

    Army starts drag racing in 2008; Army sergeant is the women's champion in the Armed Forces Boxing Championship.

  • Interview with Lt. Gen. Lovelace, USARCENT

    Feb 19, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Raymond Flores interviews Lt. Gen. James Lovelace, Commanding General of U.S. Army Central. Lt. Gen. Lovelace talks about how every ARCENT Soldier is a leader, the transformation of USARCENT into a warfighter capable command for full spectrum operations, and his top priorities for ARCENT.

  • 841st Maritime Movement Journal

    Feb 17, 2008

    841st Transportation Battalion bi-monthly newsletter. The command newsletter for operations of the Charleston, SC based SDDC command that oversees strategic sealift at all East Coast strategic seaports to include Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, Wilmington, NC, Norfolk, VA, Philadlephia, PA, and Morhead City, NC.

  • Walter Reed's Warrior Clinic Officially Opens

    Feb 15, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard Cody were at Walter Reed Army Medical Center today for the official opening and ribbon cutting of the hospitalAca,!a,,cs Warrior Clinic.

  • Yuma Testing Systems for War on Terror

    Feb 15, 2008

    The Developmental Test Command at Yuma Proving Ground has conducted a considerable workload of testing to help the Army develop weapon systems and munitions to fight the war on terror.

  • Pushing Men out of Planes Kept Him in Army

    Feb 15, 2008

    Back in 1971, then 2nd Lt. Jim Campbell began paying off the four years of Army service debt he incurred when he accepted an ROTC scholarship.

  • ACAP 'Express' to Debut Feb. 28

    Feb 15, 2008

    The launch of the Army Career Alumni Program Express, Feb. 28, will give Soldiers, their Families and Civilians a jump start on new careers as they retire or separate from the Army.

  • Corps e-Spondence Blog

    Feb 15, 2008

    USACE Commander, Lt. Gen. Van Antwerp launched his "Corps e-spondence" blog.

  • AMAP Update

    Feb 15, 2008

    SRTV medical correspondent, Col. Paul Little provides a one year update on the Army Medical Action Plan.

  • Postal Service to Offer Discount for Military Care Packages

    Feb 14, 2008

    The U.S. Postal Service will begin offering a discount Priority Mail rate March 3 and a larger box for care packages sent to military members overseas.

  • USO Drives to Connect Deployed Troops with Valentines

    Feb 14, 2008

    The USO of Hampton Roads, Va., did their part to keep loved ones who are separated by overseas deployments close this ValentineAca,!a,,cs Day, by collecting recycled cell phones for Soldiers.

  • U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION Program Sets New Participation Record

    Feb 14, 2008

    Setting a new record for participation, 11,533 students representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories have registered for the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition. eCYBERMISSION, now in its sixth year, is a free web-based science, math and technology competition for students in grades six through nine.

  • PEO STRI Demonstration

    Feb 14, 2008

    Army shows Congress the latest developments in simulation training at their annual demo on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Crystal Park reports.

  • War College Previews Future Robotics

    Feb 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army War College Robotics Day Feb. 12 was an opportunity for future leaders to see emerging technology.

  • Army Demonstrates Training Tools to Congress

    Feb 13, 2008

    Several of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs latest techno training tools were displayed on Capitol Hill last week, including a life-size medical mannequin that can blink, tear, salivate and even show allergic reactions, and a real-time language translator SoldierAca,!a,,cs wear on their wrist that will speak

  • Commandos Capture Key Taliban Leader

    Feb 13, 2008

    Afghan National Army Commandos from the 203rd Kandak, assisted by Coalition forces, captured a key insurgent facilitator in Khowst Province Feb. 9

  • Army, VA Sign Mutual Support Agreement

    Feb 13, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. Peake signed a mutual support agreement, Feb. 12, outlining continued assistance to service members and their families transitioning through the military Disability Evaluation System.

  • Army Testing 'Advantage Fund' Recruiting Incentives

    Feb 12, 2008

    The Army has begun a pilot program in five cities offering qualified recruits a down payment for home ownership or seed money to start their own business.

  • Defense Department Seeks Death Penalty for Six Guantanamo Bay Detainees

    Feb 12, 2008

    The Defense Department announced today it has sworn criminal charges and is seeking the death penalty against six detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Virginia Wildfires Bring out More Guard Troops

    Feb 12, 2008

    Fighting wildfires in Virginia became the newest mission for members of the National Guard who were dealing with many domestic emergencies as the new week began on Feb. 11.

  • Guard Joins Fight against Virginia Wildfires

    Feb 12, 2008

    More than 120 Virginia National Guard Soldiers went on state active duty Feb. 11 to join in the commonwealthAca,!a,,cs battle against wildfires raging throughout the state.

  • NTC Leaps Forward with Joint Integrated Training

    Feb 11, 2008

    The operations group at the National Training Center has made significant strides in fully integrating joint assets in order to enhance the experience of Army brigade combat teams who train here in the California desert.

  • Army Vice Chief Visits Troops Near Afghan Border

    Feb 11, 2008

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody talked to Soldiers at a forward operating base near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan Saturday about the Army's plan to alleviate some of the burden of long deployments.

  • New Twist On Old Story: Dog Eats Military Records

    Feb 11, 2008

    ST. LOUIS (Army News Service, Feb. 11, 2008) -- Teachers have heard it innumerable times from children who decided to play outside instead of knuckling down, but now it was a grown man lamenting the actions of his Aca,!A"best friend.Aca,!A?

  • Guard Car Wins Daytona's Shootout, Martin Takes 8th

    Feb 11, 2008

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. saluted National Guardsmen and women worldwide after winning the Budweiser Shootout Feb. 9 at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Guard Responds to Storms across Nation

    Feb 11, 2008

    Nearly 300 members of the National Guard responded to call-ups from governors in seven states for emergency assistance during the first week in February after tornados and severe thunderstorms leveled communities in the South and snowstorms left residents without power and motorists stranded in the West.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Changes Command

    Feb 8, 2008

    With the passing of the United States Army Pacific colors, the service component command changed leadership Feb. 1 on historic Palm Circle.

  • SecArmy: Soldiers Moved Heaven, Earth to Fix Care

    Feb 8, 2008

    The Army Medical Command has done much since the Army was shaken by revelations that Soldiers werenAca,!a,,ct getting the best treatment possible at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • One Year Later: Surgeon General Lauds Care Improvements

    Feb 8, 2008

    One year after the Army began answering to publicity surrounding outpatient deficiencies at one of its leading medical facilities, itAca,!a,,cs top doctor announced, Aca,!A"We have made major revisions in our approach to care for our Soldiers and their families.Aca,!A?

  • SMA to Congress: Army Improving Quality of Life

    Feb 7, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston told Congress today that 22 new child development centers will be built this year across the Army, adding spaces for more than 15,000 children by September 2009.

  • Guard Expanding State Partnership Program to Pacific

    Feb 7, 2008

    Following successes in Europe, South and Central America, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa, the National GuardAca,!a,,cs State Partnership Program is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Arkansas Guard promotes first African-American general

    Feb 7, 2008

    On Sept. 4, 1957, Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus defied the Supreme Court, calling in the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine African American students from entering Little RockAca,!a,,cs Central High School. At the time, there were no African Americans in the Arkansas National Guard.

  • HRC Merges Active, Reserve Personnel Offices

    Feb 7, 2008

    The Adjutant General combined Army Reserve personnel actions and services, previously under Human Resources Command-St. Louis, with the office that handles personnel actions for the Active Army, effective Feb. 1.

  • Troops Help Tribe Stabilize California Landslide

    Feb 7, 2008

    National Guard troops joined members of the Hoopa Indian Reservation to work on an engineering project designed to stabilize a hill and remove dirt from a major landslide in northern California.

  • Army Partners with KU for Wounded Warrior Education

    Feb 6, 2008

    The Army and the University of Kansas struck up a partnership that will allow wounded Soldiers to earn a masterAca,!a,,cs degree at the school and to apply what they have learned inside the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own academic community.

  • Commandant Leaves War College to Direct Army Staff

    Feb 6, 2008

    Lt. Gen. David Huntoon Jr. pinned on his third star Jan. 25 at the U.S. Army War College as he prepared to leave the position of commandant and assume new duties as director of the Army Staff at the Pentagon.

  • Signal Battalion Preps Future Network in 'Dragon Warrior'

    Feb 6, 2008

    Signal waves and U.S. Army Europe Soldiers blanketed the Bavarian fields during a network training exercise dubbed Aca,!A"Dragon Warrior.Aca,!A?

  • Tornadoes Bring out National Guard

    Feb 6, 2008

    More than 160 National Guard members turned out Wednesday to support tornado recovery missions in three of the states hit by a violent string of twisters Tuesday night.

  • Korean Lunar New Year Brings Families Together

    Feb 5, 2008

    Korea has two different New Year's days and Feb. 7 is celebrated as Lunar New Year, the first day of the lunar calendar, called "Sul Nal."

  • Baghdad Welcomes Hundreds of New Iraqi Police

    Feb 5, 2008

    Top Iraqi Police officials and Coalition military police gathered at the Camp Fiji training facility Feb. 2 to witness 493 new Iraqi Police officers graduate and perform a demonstration.

  • Ohio Guard First to Receive Bio Detection System

    Feb 5, 2008

    Soldiers from the 637th Chemical Company gathered last month to display and demonstrate their newest weapon in the fight against terrorism - the Joint Biological Point Detection System.

  • Aviation Leaders Gather at Rucker for Conference

    Feb 5, 2008

    Active and retired Army leaders from around the globe came together at Fort Rucker this week to discuss the health of Army Aviation and how they can work together to keep the branch strong far into the future during the 2008 Army Aviation Senior Leaders Conference.

  • Budget Request Funds 43,000 More Soldiers

    Feb 5, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs budget request went forward to Congress Feb. 4 as part of President BushAca,!a,,cs fiscal 2009 budget. The request includes funding for an across-the-board pay raise of 3.4% and money to increase the serviceAca,!a,,cs end strength by 43,000 Soldiers.

  • Wounded Warrior Inspires Giants at Super Bowl

    Feb 4, 2008

    When the New York Giants upset the New England PatriotsAca,!a,,c perfect season in the last two minutes of SundayAca,!a,,cs Super Bowl, they did it with one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own as an honorary teammate.

  • Former Giant Cheers Team from Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2008

    Among Soldiers watching the Super Bowl during the early morning hours Monday at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, was a former New York Giants player, Lt. Col. Nate Rivers.

  • SecDef Listens to Fort Campbell Soldiers', Spouses' Concerns

    Feb 4, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met with a number of soldiers who are getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan, and he visited with a group of Army spouses Friday during his first official visit to Fort Campbell.

  • Dolomite Peaks Challenge Soldiers Training for Afghanistan

    Feb 4, 2008

    Amongst the jagged, snow-covered peaks of the Italian Dolomites, U.S. Army Europe Soldiers are training alongside Italian troops, learning to survive a cold-weather environment.

  • USNORTHCOM Responds to Commission: Ready for Homeland Defense

    Feb 4, 2008

    U.S. Northern CommandAca,!a,,cs primary mission is Homeland Defense, and its commander said Friday that USNORTHCOM stands ready to respond to any homeland-defense or civil-support mission requirement.

  • Commission: Guard, Reserves Must Be 'Backbone' of Homeland Ops

    Feb 1, 2008

    The Department of Defense must improve its capabilities and readiness so the military can take a primary role in response to major catastrophes inside the United States, according to a report released to Congress Thursday.

  • Test Class Graduates at Iraqi NCO Academy

    Feb 1, 2008

    Graduating from the Task Force Marne Noncommissioned Officers Academy here on Jan. 28 is just the starting point for 56 Iraqi NCOs.

  • Defense Authorization Act Sets Changes for Guard

    Feb 1, 2008

    The position of the chief of the National Guard Bureau has been elevated to a four-star billet 100 years after the bureau came into existence.

  • Medical Team Restores Sight for Honduras's Needy

    Feb 1, 2008

    A U.S. military medical team has performed more than 170 eye surgeries and restored sight to many people who hadnAca,!a,,ct seen in years at Hospital del Sur, Choluteca, Honduras as part of a Medical Readiness Education and Training Exercise.

  • Army Responds to Rising Suicide Rates

    Jan 31, 2008

    The Army is taking steps to meet the rising suicide rates among Soldiers head-on, the serviceAca,!a,,cs top mental-health expert told reporters at the Pentagon today.

  • Army Meeting 2008 Recruiting Goals

    Jan 31, 2008

    The Army is on track for meeting its fiscal 2008 recruiting goals. During testimony Jan. 31 before the Senate Armed Services Committee military personnel subcommittee, Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, told lawmakers the active duty Army is on track to meet its recruiting goal of some 80,000 new Soldiers in FY 2008, but is working to help the Army Reserve meet its number.

  • Army Charts New Course for Intel Aircraft Program

    Jan 31, 2008

    The project manager of an airborne-intelligence program delayed due to a contract termination in 2006 has proposed a new strategy.

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