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  • First Lady Visits Troops in Afghanistan

    Jun 9, 2008

    First Lady Laura Bush visited troops here Sunday during a brief stop on her third trip to Afghanistan, giving words of praise and encouragement to service members for their efforts and results in Afghanistan.

  • Off-Road Prototype Vehicles Tested in Afghanistan

    Jun 9, 2008

    Recently, Soldiers from Combined Task Force Currahee test drove a new vehicle that could help alleviate manoeuvrability constraints in Afghanistan.

  • National Guard Responds to Indiana Flooding

    Jun 9, 2008

    Indiana National Guard troops were activated Saturday to help residents caught in flash flooding across the state when unprecedented rainfall made the already saturated soil unstable.

  • Soldiers Told 'Just Say No' to Question 21

    Jun 6, 2008

    When filling out security-clearance questionnaires, Soldiers have been told to just answer Aca,!A"noAca,!A? to receiving mental-health consultation if it was counseling strictly to deal with stress from combat or related to marital, family or grief issues.

  • Soldiers Honor WWII Veterans at Normandy

    Jun 6, 2008

    Sixty-four years ago, a multi-national force of more than 130,000 Soldiers embarked on what is to this day, the largest one-day military invasion in history.

  • Medal of Honor Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 6, 2008

    The Army unveils Medal of Honor recipient Spc. Ross McGinnis' headstone at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • MP Soldiers Build Rapport With Iraqi Citizens

    Jun 6, 2008

    Military police exuded a genuine, vested interest for the community as they patrolled the Baghdad neighborhoods surrounding Forward Operating Base Loyalty, May 31.

  • Camp Atterbury Resumes Training After Two Tornadoes

    Jun 6, 2008

    It could have easily been a scene out of a blockbuster natural disaster movie after two tornadoes ripped through Camp Atterbury within 10 minutes of each other on Tuesday, but instead Soldiers, Marines and civilians regrouped, restored power, and resumed training.

  • Soldiers, Police Provide Pens, Smiles to Iraqi Children

    Jun 6, 2008

    After being asked by Family members what he or his fellow Soldiers of the 230th Military Police Company needed for their deployment, one Soldier felt the unit didnAca,!a,,ct need anything, but local Iraqi children could use some assistance.

  • Wounded Help Break Ground on Psychological Health, TBI Center

    Jun 5, 2008

    Wounded warriors joined Army and Defense officials Thursday to break ground for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury in Bethesda, Md.

  • Saving Rare Butterfly, Artifacts Helps Posts Win Environmental Award

    Jun 5, 2008

    Two Army installations received the 2008 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award Wednesday, one for natural resources conservation and one for cultural resources management.

  • Hall of Heroes Induction

    Jun 5, 2008

    The Pentagon held the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of MOH Recipient Spc. Ross McGinnis.

  • Army Unveils New Headstone for Medal of Honor Recipient

    Jun 5, 2008

    Pfc. Ross A. McGinnis received the highest military honor possible this week, the Medal of Honor, and on Wednesday a new headstone marking his achievement was unveiled at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • McGinnis

    Jun 5, 2008

    Family and friends honor MOH Recipient Spc. Ross McGinnis at The White House, Pentagon and Arlington Cemetery.

  • Darmstadt Throws Farewell Fest for U.S. Garrison

    Jun 5, 2008

    The city of Darmstadt, Germany, threw a Farewell Fest Friday to say danke schoen and auf wiedersehen to Darmstadt's U.S. military community, and to celebrate more than 60 years of kinship.

  • Army Upgrades Unclassified AKO Portal

    Jun 5, 2008

    This article provides information to the reader on recent upgrades to the AKO unclassified portal. This, along with upgrades to the classified portal and the implementation of AKO Forward, is paving the way to Defense-wide network cetricity (DKO).

  • Army Scientists Developing Hurricane Prediction Models

    Jun 4, 2008

    Hurricane season officially began June 1, but Army scientists and engineers have been working all year developing new models to determine the probability and impact of coastal storms.

  • Army Recognizes 85 Organizations for Logistics Excellence

    Jun 4, 2008

    Hundreds of members of the Army's logistics community gathered to be recognized for their contributions to the Army during the 2008 Combined Logistics Excellence Awards ceremony and banquet June 3.

  • Planning First FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

    Jun 4, 2008

    The Army plans to reveal the first of eight manned ground vehicles of the future combat systems.

  • Combined Patrols Helping Iraqis Assume Baghdad Security

    Jun 4, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers took to the shadows Sunday to provide security overwatch for Iraqi volunteers manning a hasty checkpoint in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Bayaa community.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted into PentagonAca,!a,,cs Hall of Heroes

    Jun 3, 2008

    Spc. Ross A. McGinnis, the second Soldier to earn the Medal of Honor in Iraq, was inducted into the Hall of Heroes during a Pentagon ceremony Tuesday.

  • Helmet Sensors, Improved Armor Helping Soldier Survivability

    Jun 3, 2008

    About 7,000 Soldiers from the 101st Airborne and 4th Infantry Divisions who are deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan are wearing helmet sensors to help Program Executive Office-Soldier improve upon the safety features of the advanced combat helmet.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Col. Daniel Roper

    Jun 3, 2008

    Col. Daniel Roper, the director of the Army and Marine Corps Counter-insurgency Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., sat down in late January with the TRADOC News Service to discuss COIN. At the time of the interview, Roper had recently returned from Iraq and talks about what the Counter-insurgency Center does to train Soldiers and Marines and gives his assessment of how the COIN operation is progressing in Iraq.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Melissa Ankerway

    Jun 3, 2008

    Melissa Ankerway, a painter helper, touches up the paint on an unmanned aircraft system trailer.

  • Wideband Global SATCOM: Coming to a theater near you

    Jun 3, 2008

    WGS-1 was launched Oct. 11, 2007 and was activated Apr. 14, 2008, and is now providing invaluable communications capabilities to the warfighter.

  • McKiernan Assumes Command of NATO Forces in Afghanistan

    Jun 3, 2008

    Gen. David D. McKiernan assumed command of NATO's International Security Assistance Force from U.S. Army Gen. Dan K. McNeill during a ceremony in Kabul Tuesday.

  • Birthday Book to Help Youth Better Understand Army

    Jun 3, 2008

    A new book by Army Youth Services was published to help children better understand Army history and their role in the greater Army Family.

  • General Pins on Fourth Star, Prepares for Korea Job

    Jun 3, 2008

    Gen. Walter L. Aca,!A"SkipAca,!A? Sharp was promoted Monday prior to his Tuesday assumption of command of U.S. Forces Korea, the Combined Forces Command and United Nations Command, replacing Gen. B.B. Bell.

  • Chicago Businessmen Gain Insight from Army Leaders

    Jun 3, 2008

    Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are not only helping with counter insurgency efforts, they are helping connect the people with their governments, Army leaders told Chicago businessmen Friday..

  • Sharp Takes Command in Korea

    Jun 3, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Gen. Walter L. Sharp assumed command today of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea, saying the U.S.-Republic of Korea Alliance will stay Aca,!A"flexible and powerful enoughAca,!A? to deal with any potential threats in the region.

  • 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.