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  • Soldiers Train While Supporting Simulation Conference

    Nov 29, 2007

    Army Reserve Soldiers gained experience on simulators this week as several commands showcased their technoligies at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in the Orlando Convention Center..

  • Black Knights Seek to End Streak in 108th Army-Navy Classic

    Nov 29, 2007

    The 108th Army-Navy Game will be played Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore and CBS will broadcast the game nationally beginning at noon.

  • Soldiers Aid Bangladesh Cyclone Victims

    Nov 29, 2007

    A medical team from the United States Army, Pacific Command provided humanitarian aid and medical assistance to millions of people affected by Cyclone Sidr.

  • Arabic Cultural-Awareness Training Now Available

    Nov 28, 2007

    Arabic cultural-awareness training from Third U.S. Army/U.S. Army Central and the Jordanian Armed Forces is now available to all American servicemembers.

  • Soldier Selected as Male Shotgun Shooter of the Year

    Nov 28, 2007

    Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock, a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, has been selected as Male Shotgun Shooter of the Year by USA Shooting. Pfc. Hancock, 18, had a successful year winning the World Cup in Italy and setting a finals world record in men's skeet.

  • Six Soldiers Remain in 'Operation Rising Star' Contest

    Nov 28, 2007

    Six Soldiers remain in the inaugural Operation Rising Star singing competition. Online voting at www.OpRisingStar.com through Dec. 3 will determine the winner.

  • Army Issues Instructions to Prepare for Funding Shortfall

    Nov 28, 2007

    The Army announced today that it has taken initial steps to plan for reduced operations at all Army bases while the congressional review continues on funding for operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and requirements associated with the Global War on Terror.

  • Texas Guard Demolishes Crack Houses

    Nov 28, 2007

    This month, the corner of Gabriel and Oak streets in Granger, Texas, became the latest site in a series of abandoned home demolitions performed by the Texas National Guard Counter Drug Task Force.

  • Army Reserve Opens Warrior, Family Assistance Center

    Nov 27, 2007

    Soldiers, Family members and DoD civilians gathered Nov. 20 at Fort McPherson for a ribbon-cutting ceremony that signified the official opening of the Army Reserve Warrior and Family Assistance Center.

  • Army Mechanics Go Distance to Keep Wheels Rolling

    Nov 27, 2007

    A young Soldier rubbed sleep from his eyes as he stumbled into the giant machinery garage at 10 p.m., his vision flooded with harsh yellow light. HeAca,!a,,cd been working on various trucks and machines since 4 a.m., but he still had to work on one more.

  • Recruiting Drives Paying off for Iraqi Police, Auxiliary Forces

    Nov 27, 2007

    As violence against the Coalition dropped significantly, recruitment drives throughout Baghdad in November had residents lining up to join Iraqi Police forces.

  • Iraqi Security Forces Grow Better, Stronger

    Nov 27, 2007

    Iraqi security forces are growing stronger and more effective as they take the lead in more operations and continue to recruit and train record numbers to fill their ranks.

  • NASA Building Test Pad at White Sands for New Spacecraft

    Nov 26, 2007

    NASA took a step toward sending a new generation of explorers to the moon with the groundbreaking for a new test launch pad at White Sands Missile Range Nov. 14.

  • Combat Firefighters Train to Battle Blazes

    Nov 26, 2007

    When the Bravo Company Aca,!EoeMad BullsAca,!a,,c of the 526th Brigade Support Battalion arrived in theater, the recovery-section and gun-truck platoon gained a new piece of equipment, a combat fire truck, and a firefighting mission to go with it.

  • Oregon Guardsmen Help Each Other Re-integrate

    Nov 26, 2007

    Three Oregon National Guard Soldiers, bonded by catastrophic injuries and lost loved ones, are helping other Soldiers readjust to life as civilians as part of the Oregon National Guard Re-integration Team. Oregon is the only state that combines its re-integration efforts with the jobs program and the Career Transition Assistance Program.

  • 'Awakening' in Iraq Signals Citizens' Rise Against al Qaeda

    Nov 26, 2007

    Determined to rise up against al Qaeda terrorists, concerned local citizens, working together with coalition forces, have started neighborhood watch programs in northern Iraq.

  • Couple Celebrates First Thanksgiving in Iraq

    Nov 26, 2007

    On Thanksgiving, this Army couple was just thankful to have each other and be able to spend this deployment together when so many other couples have to be apart.

  • Army Fields HIMARS to Fourth Battalion

    Nov 26, 2007

    The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System is now being fielded to the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery at Fort Lewis' Yakima Training Center -- the fourth unit Armywide to receive the rocket system mounted on a five-ton truck chasis.

  • Posts Continue Pledge of Improved Care for Families

    Nov 23, 2007

    From Camp Zama, Japan, to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., leaders at installations across the Army signed Family Covenants in November, with the remaining posts scheduled for signing ceremonies throughout December. The Army Family Covenant represents a $1.4 billion commitment to improve the quality of life for Army Families. It formally recognizes the sacrifices made on the home front while the Army is at war and pledges to standardize funding for existing Family programs and services. The covenant also seeks to increase the accessibility and quality of health care, improve Soldier and Family housing, ensure excellence in schools, youth services and child care, and expand education and employment opportunities for Family members.

  • Wounded Warriors Entitled to Keep Bonus Payments

    Nov 21, 2007

    Soldiers who become ill or are wounded while on active duty are entitled to keep all recruitment bonuses due them. The Army reiterated that policy today, after a Wounded Soldier inadvertently received a letter from the Army that stated he would be required to pay back any enlistment money he received.

  • Yellow Ribbons Way to Thank Wounded Warriors

    Nov 21, 2007

    A new initiative to honor and say Aca,!A"thank youAca,!A? to wounded U.S. servicemembers began recently, and the organizers are asking for your help.

  • Warrior Transition Unit Draws Praise in Germany

    Nov 21, 2007

    Spc. Joseph Gooch didnAca,!a,,ct know what to expect as the first injured Soldier reporting to the new Warrior Transition Unit in Wiesbaden.

  • Army Team Closes out NASCAR Season with Top-10 Finish

    Nov 21, 2007

    Mark Martin ended the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season Sunday with a solid ninth-place finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Martin started the 400-mile event sixth and ran the majority of the race inside the top 10.

  • Soldiers Set to Serve up Turkey

    Nov 21, 2007

    Aca,!A"The Thanksgiving Day dinner is the meal of meals for the Army,Aca,!A? said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Shawn M. Malinowski, the food service advisor with Multi-National Division - Baghdad. Aca,!A"There is no money, no effort, nothing wasted on this day.Aca,!A?

  • Troops Bring Thanksgiving to Honduran Villagers

    Nov 21, 2007

    About 70 Soldiers and other servicemembers brought Thanksgiving villagers in La Sampedran, Honduras.

  • Deployed Troops to Get Traditional Thanksgiving

    Nov 20, 2007

    Even though military members serving in the Middle East will be far from home this season, they will still be able to eat traditional holiday meals.

  • Army Forges Partnership with 10 Colleges

    Nov 20, 2007

    Higher-education leaders from across the country came to Fort Monroe Nov. 14 to discuss the Army's new Aca,!A"College of the American Soldier,Aca,!A? a partnership with 10 participating colleges.

  • Award Recognizes Spirit of Bob Hope in Others

    Nov 20, 2007

    The "Spirit of Hope" awards honor Bob Hope's values of duty, honor, courage, loyalty, commitment, integrity and selfless dedication reflected in servicemembers today.

  • Dave Matthews Band Rocks West Point after Army Beats Navy, Air Force

    Nov 19, 2007

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point was rocking Wednesday and Thursday nights as cadets, faculty and other local community members packed Eisenhower Hall for two nights of free concerts by the Dave Mathews Band.

  • Twelve Soldiers Remain in Operation Rising Star Singing Contest

    Nov 19, 2007

    A dozen Soldiers sang their way into the semifinals of the 2007 Operation Rising Star contest. You can help select the final six.

  • Americans Can Text 'Thanks' to Troops

    Nov 19, 2007

    For those seeking a way to show appreciation to troops serving far from home this holiday season, look no further than Aca,!A"Giving Thanks,Aca,!A? a new initiative from the Defense DepartmentAca,!a,,cs America Supports You program.

  • Unexploded Ordnance Threatens Soldier Safety

    Nov 19, 2007

    A recent unexploded ordnance accident that claimed the life of a Soldier is serving as a deadly reminder to be extra cautious when handling munitions.

  • Army Breaks Ground for New Hospital

    Nov 19, 2007

    A new chapter in Army healthcare in the National Capital Region began Nov. 8 at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fort Belvoir, Va. community hospital.

  • Soldier Journals Her Run at Miss America

    Nov 19, 2007

    One of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs own will take a shot at the Aca,!A"Miss America 2008Aca,!A? title Jan. 26 in Las Vegas and a new Army Web site will follow her progress.

  • New Black Hawk Unveils Latest Helo Technology

    Nov 16, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs latest version of the Black Hawk helicopter, the UH-60M, paid a call on the Pentagon Wednesday to show off its various upgraded technical capabilities. While this was the Aca,!A"MAca,!A? modelAca,!a,,cs maiden flight into the Washington area, the newest version was introduced to the Army in late October when a single bird flew from the Sikorsky factory in Connecticut directly to Fort Campbell, Ky., for a preview to the 30 Black Hawks which begin delivery to the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division next month.

  • Nov. 15, 2007 - Statement on the Army's Strategic Imperatives

    Nov 15, 2007

    Mr. Chairman and distinguished Members of the Committee, on behalf of the more than one million Active, Guard, and Reserve Soldiers, their Families, and the Civilians of the United States Army, serving around the globe, the Secretary and I welcome the opportunity to discuss the direction we intend to take the Army in the next several years.

  • Program Builds Strong Army Marriages

    Nov 15, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Pernell MabryAca,!a,,cs wife Wanda gave birth to twins the day before he deployed to Iraq. Like many other Soldiers, he missed their first Christmas and their first steps, and he didnAca,!a,,ct know if they would bond with him when finally came home. The separation and reunion, he and his wife said, came with many challenges and unexpected adjustments.

  • Army Secretary Sees Opportunity from 'Calamities'

    Nov 15, 2007

    Out of calamity comes opportunity, Army Secretary Pete Geren told Congress today.

  • 'America's Army' Contractors Take Basic Training

    Nov 15, 2007

    The developers of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army, the official video game series of the U.S. Army, spent four days on Fort Jackson recently learning what it is like to transition from civilian to Soldier.

  • New Program to Boost Army's Employment Aid to Spouses

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Departments of Defense and Labor announced a joint program Wednesday to provide military spouses with resources to help find jobs, receive training and launch careers.

  • Apache Pilot's Family Presented Distinguished Service Cross

    Nov 15, 2007

    The Army recognized his determination to continue fighting in a flak-riddled Apache helicopter and Sunday posthumously awarded Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Keith Yoakum the Distinguished Service Cross.

  • Paratroopers from Five Nations Jump in 'Bright Star'

    Nov 14, 2007

    U.S. and coalition forces conducted a Aca,!A"Friendship JumpAca,!A? at Koum Asheem drop zone in Cairo Sunday as part of Exercise Bright Star.

  • Army Study Finds Delayed Combat Stress Reporting

    Nov 14, 2007

    Army medical researchers found that between the initial Post-Deployment Health Assessment and the Post-Deployment Health Re-assessment three to six months later, Soldiers are more likely to report signs of post-combat stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Col. Paul E. Funk II quote

    Nov 14, 2007

    Col. Paul E. Funk II, commander, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 1st Brigade Combat Team, in Baghdad.

  • Presidential Leap

    Nov 14, 2007

    Former President George H.W. Bush, 83, the oldest living president, free falls with Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliot at the grand reopening of the Bush Library in College Station, Texas (Texas A&M University), Nov. 10.

  • Vietnam Memorial Collection Spans 25 Years

    Nov 13, 2007

    When the sleek, black granite Aca,!A"healing wallAca,!A? bearing the names of 58,256 Americans who died during the Vietnam War were dedicated on this day 25 years ago, no one thought the Vietnam Veterans Memorial would become the backdrop to more than 100,000 remembrances of those who fell.

  • Study Finds Delayed Combat Stress Reporting

    Nov 13, 2007

    In a study that will appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association Wednesday, Army medical officials examined increased Soldier-reported mental-health concerns in mandatory post-deployment health screenings.

  • 'Bright Star' Teams Guard with Egyptian Armored Division

    Nov 13, 2007

    A large-scale command post exercise is being conducted jointly this week with Egyptian Army staff officers as part of Bright Star 2007.

  • 'Grill Sergeants' to debut on Pentagon Channel

    Nov 13, 2007

    Under the hot lights of the television studio, Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner was the featured chef in the taping of a new Pentagon Channel lifestyle program called, Aca,!A"The Grill Sergeants" which will debut later this fall. In between shoots at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, Turner said it was an honor to be chosen as the showAca,!a,,cs first host. Aca,!A"I have been humbled by the amount of work from a lot of great people here and the camaraderie among everyone putting this show together,Aca,!A? said Turner. Brian Natwick, Pentagon Channel general manager, said the concept for the show originated to expand the channelAca,!a,,cs lifestyles programming. Having already filmed an exercise show called, Aca,!A"Fit for Duty,Aca,!A? Natwick said a cooking show would fit well into the lineup. Aca,!A"In lifestyle programming, the goal was to put an emphasis on readiness,Aca,!A? said Natwick. Aca,!A"The first show focuses on physical fitness, and the new show highlights healthy eating. The two shows meld well in providing information on how to stay fit and healthy so that our military members can continue on with their mission.Aca,!A? A recent taping was all about the family dining experience. Segments included Aca,!A"Saving Private Dining: Reviving the Art of Eating Together,Aca,!A? and Aca,!A"For the Love of Family Favs ... Bringing the Family Closer.Aca,!A?

  • Soldiers Deliver Food, Medicine After Tropical Storm Noel

    Nov 13, 2007

    A team of servicemembers from the United States and the Dominican Republic delivered more than 4,900 pounds of provisions to villages in the south-central region of the Dominican Republic Nov. 11.

  • Major Goes 'Above and Beyond' for Afghan Kids

    Nov 13, 2007

    When he heard he was deploying to Afghanistan with the 25th Infantry Division in 2004, Maj. Todd Schmidt was focused on his mission, but he also immediately began planning how he could help the impoverished Afghan people. That desire became Operation Dreamseed, a nonprofit organization that has distributed hundreds of tons of school supplies to local children.

  • Wounded Warrior Stands to Pin on Silver Bars

    Nov 9, 2007

    Exactly two months after losing both legs, 2nd Lt. Mark Little stood proudly outside on his new prosthesis for the first time to receive the silver bars of a first lieutenant.

  • Black Hawk Crash in Italy Kills 6

    Nov 9, 2007

    A sixth U.S. service member died Thursday evening of injuries sustained when a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter attached to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment crashed at approximately noon Thursday 22 miles southwest of Aviano, Italy.

  • Mom Joins Sons as Defenders of Freedom

    Nov 9, 2007

    Pvt. Vickie Granroth Myllyoja is a 5-foot, 2-inch blonde advanced individual training Soldier assigned to Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Company C, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade. She lost her 45-year-old husband 10 months ago to a heart condition, made good on a vow to live a meaningful life, and joined sons, Coalton and Cody Campioni, as defenders of freedom.

  • Veterans Enroll in Registry of American Soldier

    Nov 9, 2007

    Veterans have the opportunity to record details of their service for their descendents and future generations of the American public on the Registry of the American Soldier, managed by the Army Historical Foundation of Arlington, Va. .

  • 'Customer' Feedback Crucial to Medical Action Plan

    Nov 9, 2007

    Aca,!A"The challenge for all of us,Aca,!A? Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker asserted, before beginning the Army Medical Action Plan Assessment Conference, in Landsdowne, Va., late last month, Aca,!A"is to ensure we stay focused on our wounded SoldiersAca,!a,,c recovery.Aca,!A?

  • Army Space Initiatives Aim to Help Warfighters

    Nov 8, 2007

    New satellites, radar sites, laser technology and missile-defense locations overseas are among initiatives planned by the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Space and Missile Defense Command that will help warfighters in the next five years, according to Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell.

  • Army Green, Army Strong: Nov. 15 America Recycles Day

    Nov 8, 2007

    On Nov. 15, the Army will join with the rest of the country to observe and celebrate America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Celebrating its 10th year, America Recycles Day promotes the social, economic and environmental benefits of recycling and encourages more people to join the movement toward a better natural environment.

  • DOD, VA Simplifying Transition for Wounded Warriors

    Nov 8, 2007

    To provide better care and simplify life for wounded and seriously-ill servicemembers, the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs signed two landmark agreements this week to develop one physical examination system and to provide Aca,!Eoefederal recovery coordinatorsAca,!a,,c to ensure servicemembers and veterans receive their benefits.

  • Operation Ultra Magnus Sends al Qaida on Run

    Nov 7, 2007

    Coalition forces and Iraqi Army soldiers killed five al-Qaida in Iraq operatives, wounded three and detained seven during Operation Ultra Magnus in and around Hussein Hamadi, Oct. 28-30.

  • Army Astronaut Returns to Earth

    Nov 7, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and the Discovery space shuttle crew safely landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a challenging 15-day mission shortly after 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time today.

  • First Army Commander Receives Marshall Award

    Nov 7, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, commanding general of First U.S. Army, received the Alumni Leadership Award from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Monday in New York City.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hold Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 7, 2007

    OCPA-SE performed as the chief military liaison and oversaw the 2007 Tampa Bay BuccaneersAca,!a,,c Military Appreciation Day Game versus the Arizona Cardinals on November 4, 2007. OCPA-SE coordinated the participation of more than 250 military members from USSOCOM, USCENTCOM, FLARNG and the USAR including OIF/OEF veterans to lead the Buccaneers out of the tunnel during pre-game introductions, flag bearers during the National Anthem, having the families of two Tampa Soldiers KIA in OIF/OEF conduct the coin flip at mid-field and having MG Steven Hashem, USSOCOM, administer the oath of enlistment to more than 150 recruits from all five services in an on-field halftime ceremony. MG Hashem was escorted by two wounded warriors from OIF that are being treated at the James A. Haley VeteranAca,!a,,cs Medical Center in Tampa.

  • Leaders Armywide Signing Family Covenant

    Nov 6, 2007

    The vice chief of staff of the Army and Army leaders around the world added their names to the Army Family Covenant this week.

  • Soldiers to Evaluate PT-Jacket Prototypes

    Nov 6, 2007

    Soldiers this month will begin testing two new PT-jacket prototypes made from fabrics designed to provide more reflection in dark early-morning or evening hours.

  • U.S. Army in Europe Focus of Conference with Allies

    Nov 6, 2007

    The U.S. Army Europe commander asked French and German opinion leaders to support the ArmyAca,!a,,cs continued presence in Europe during a conference here Oct. 30.

  • Army Fields MRAP in Iraq

    Nov 6, 2007

    Towering overhead and aligned one after the other in a seemingly endless row, the ArmyAca,!a,,cs next generation of combat vehicles have rolled into Iraq. The new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle is currently being fielded here for the first time anywhere, and Soldiers are getting their first hands-on look at the latest development in troop protection.

  • USSOUTHCOM Deploys UH-60s to Aid 'Noel' Victims

    Nov 6, 2007

    A team of 19 Soldiers, Airmen and two helicopters from U.S. Southern CommandAca,!a,,cs Joint Task Force Bravo departed here Monday en route to the Dominican Republic, where it will assist with recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Noel.

  • Accident Costly Again for Martin, U.S. Army Team

    Nov 5, 2007

    For the second week in a row, Mark Martin was a victim of a multi-car accident. The U.S. Army driver was in a seven-car wreck and the incident shoved him to a 34th-place finish in Sunday's Dickies 500 Nextel Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • President Visits Fort Jackson

    Nov 5, 2007

    President George W. Bush visited Fort Jackson Friday where he observed training, attended graduation and spent private time with area Gold Star families.

  • Astronauts Repair Panels During Spacewalk

    Nov 5, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and Mission Specialist Doug Parazynski successfully repaired a torn solar array panel during SaturdayAca,!a,,cs seven-hour, 19-minute spacewalk.

  • SecDef Gates Honors Military Women at Memorial

    Nov 5, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates paid tribute to women who have answered AmericaAca,!a,,cs call to duty since the nationAca,!a,,cs founding during the Women in Military Service for America MemorialAca,!a,,cs 10th anniversary celebration.

  • Lieutenant Awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Nov 2, 2007

    First Lieutenant Walter B. Jackson became the seventh Soldier since the Vietnam War ended in 1975 to receive the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in action. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren presented the DSC, which is second in precedence to only the Medal of Honor for valor in battle, at a ceremony held in the PentagonAca,!a,,cs Hall of Heroes this afternoon.

  • Discovery Crew Preps for Spacewalk

    Nov 2, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and other space shuttle Discovery astronauts spent the day preparing to repair a torn solar array panel during a spacewalk scheduled Saturday, after engineers spent days developing procedures and configurations to fix the tear.

  • Guard Visit Strengthens Ohio's Partnership with Serbia

    Nov 2, 2007

    Despite the nine-hour red-eye flight, Maj. Gen. Gregory L. Wayt wore a warm smile as he descended from the Ohio Air National Guard KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft early Sept. 15 and embraced his good friend, Lt. Col. Gen. Zdravko Ponos, chief of Serbian Armed Forces.

  • Army Secretary Honors 9/11 Citizen-Soldiers

    Nov 2, 2007

    Scores of Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers risked all to aid their fellow citizens on one of the darkest days of New YorkAca,!a,,cs history, Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Army Prepares Spouses for Reunion, Reintegration

    Nov 2, 2007

    As the Families of the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 15th Sustainment Brigade welcome their Soldiers home, the rest of the First Team spouses are spending time learning what to expect and how to prepare for the reunion with their loved ones.

  • Gansler Commission Cites Systemic Problems in Army Contracting

    Nov 1, 2007

    Not enough people, too little training, and an antiquated system. Those are the key findings in a report released today on Army contracting in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

  • Army Installations Sign Family Covenant

    Nov 1, 2007

    Leaders at Army installations across the country joined the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top brass this week in pledging to support and honor Families as Soldiers continue the fight in the war on terrorism.

  • Army Astronaut to Help Repair Damaged Solar Array

    Nov 1, 2007

    NASA postponed Army Astronaut Col. Doug WheelockAca,!a,,cs third spacewalk, scheduled for today, until Saturday, when instead of evaluating a torn solar array, he and Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski are expected to repair it.

  • American Legion Commander Visits Walter Reed

    Nov 1, 2007

    During his first visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center Oct. 24, the national commander of the American Legion discussed the transition of warriors from military to other medical care.

  • Former Ranger Makes Music from Military Memories

    Nov 1, 2007

    He wears a bracelet inscribed with the names of friends lost in action and is getting ready for his third trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, but former-Ranger Keni Thomas has traded his AK-47 for a guitar and now tours with the United Service Organization instead of the Army.

  • SMA Outlines Changes to Army Education during Visit to Europe

    Nov 1, 2007

    Junior Soldiers are now taking on more responsibilities, so the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Education System is adapting, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston said while on a nine-day visit with troops across Europe.

  • Landstuhl Outpatient Facility Makes Good on Promise to Wounded

    Nov 1, 2007

    Patients at a new medical transient facility that opened in Germany say itAca,!a,,cs proof the military is living up to its promises to ensure Soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan get the best care possible.

  • Staff Sergeant Gets Longest Drive, Settles for Runner-up

    Oct 31, 2007

    Army Staff Sgt. Bryan King of Wuerzberg, Germany, was runner-up in the 2007 Military Long Drive Championship Oct. 25 and U.S. Coast Guard Airman Ryan Hixson won with a drive of 367 yards.

  • Army Astronaut Preps for 3rd Spacewalk to Check Damaged Panel

    Oct 31, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock is preparing for his third spacewalk with Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski, scheduled Thursday, as the space shuttle DiscoveryAca,!a,,cs crew continues to evaluate a damaged solar array discovered Tuesday.

  • Army Completes Largest Fielding of Battlefield EMR Systems

    Oct 31, 2007

    This month the Army and Air Force completed the largest training and equipping effort of digital medical recording systems to date.

  • Miss Utah Visits Wounded Warriors

    Oct 31, 2007

    Sgt. Jill Stevens, combat medic, recent university graduate and reigning Miss Utah 2007, visited wounded warriors Oct. 24 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Guard Readies for Aftermath of California Fires

    Oct 31, 2007

    Under a sky still smoky from active wildfires, National Guard Citizen-Soldiers prepared for the flash floods and mudslides that will come long after the flames are extinguished.

  • Spacewalk Connects Truss to International Space Station

    Oct 30, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and mission specialist Scott Parazynski began a spacewalk at 4:45 a.m. EDT today to help fasten the Port 6 truss to its new home on the International Space Station.

  • From Tactical to Practical, Military Meets California's Needs

    Oct 30, 2007

    When the call came requesting federal help to combat the flames engulfing Southern California, the Department of Defense, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the California National Guard sprang into action.

  • Army Sets Training, Plans Next Steps for Medical Action

    Oct 29, 2007

    Every Warrior Transition Unit member must be certified by January 2, 2008, said Col. Paul Cordts, director of health policy and services at the office of the surgeon general.

  • Army Astronaut Walks in Space

    Oct 29, 2007

    Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock and mission specialist Scott Parazynski are scheduled to camp out tonight in the airlock of Space Shuttle Discovery in preparation their spacewalk Tuesday morning.

  • Army Honors Children of Fallen

    Oct 29, 2007

    The Army honored the children of fallen-hero Chief Warrant Officer 4 John W. Engeman today, in a ceremony split between the Pentagon and Baghdad that was a time of tears, laughter and above all, pride.

  • Leaders Renew Commitment to Families in Europe

    Oct 29, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. joined U.S. Army Europe leaders in signing the Army Family Covenant before an enthusiastic crowd at Campbell Barracks Friday, renewing the Army's commitment to its Families.

  • Accident Takes Out Army Chevy in Atlanta

    Oct 29, 2007

    An accident forced Mark Martin to take an early exit from Sunday's Pep Boys Auto 500 Nextel Cup race.

  • Army Dragster Beaten in Quarterfinals

    Oct 29, 2007

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, who handles the controls of the U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster, lost in the quarterfinals of the ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals Sunday.

  • Golden Knights Return from India Bearing Medals

    Oct 29, 2007

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, returned from Hyderabad, India adding gold, silver and a new record to their list of accomplishments.

  • Guard Pilot Answers Call, Long Road to Active Army

    Oct 29, 2007

    It didn't matter that he already had a good job that paid well, and his convictions weren't shaken after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wanted to join the Army full time. He wanted to become a full-time warrior.

  • October Declared 'Energy Awareness Month'

    Oct 26, 2007

    President Bush declared October Aca,!A"Energy Awareness MonthAca,!A? and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren signed a memorandum earlier this month urging energy conservation.

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