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  • JTF-Bravo Volunteers Deliver Food to Honduran Village

    Dec 17, 2007

    United States servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo took to the mountains around Soto Cano Air Base Dec. 14 to deliver food and supplies to Hondurans living off the beaten path.

  • SMA Kicks Off USO Holiday Tour in Iraq

    Dec 17, 2007

    Any Soldier who has been deployed knows that if the sergeant major of the Army and the USO are in town, then itAca,!a,,cs close to Christmas.

  • Evacuated Soldiers Now Get Immediate Combat Injury Pay

    Dec 17, 2007

    When Soldiers are evacuated from a combat zone due to a combat-related injury, they no longer need to wait 30 days to begin receiving their Combat-Related Injury Rehabilitation Pay

  • Local leaders, Soldiers team to bring computer literacy to Assiriyah

    Dec 14, 2007

    ASSIRIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" Thanks to recent improvements in security, local leaders here with a little help from Soldiers in Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are bringing civic improvement projects to residents throughout this village of more than 2,600 people.

  • Fort Riley Thaws Out After Midwest Ice Storm

    Dec 14, 2007

    The ice storm that ripped through the Midwest Monday left more than 8,000 people and 80 percent of homes here without power.

  • Guard Members Respond to Midwest Ice Storms

    Dec 14, 2007

    More than 140 National Guard members in the Midwest responded this week to a band of deadly, mid-December storms that stretched from eastern Texas to the Ohio Valley and into northern New York and New England.

  • Wounded Warrior Program Provides Enduring Support to Families

    Dec 14, 2007

    ThereAca,!a,,cs no set limit on how long the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior program will provide one-on-one service to severely wounded Soldiers and their Families, a U.S. Army official said Wednesday.

  • Army Helping Build All-American Team

    Dec 14, 2007

    They're not just strong. They're Army strong. But they're not Soldiers they're America's top high-school football players using the same leadership, discipline and teamwork that Soldiers put into play on the battlefield. These students will battle it out Jan. 5 in this year's Army All-American Bowl, an East-West match-up in San Antonio sponsored by U.S. Army Accessions Command.

  • Voice of the Army Family Heard Through AFAP Process

    Dec 14, 2007

    Delegates at the Army Family Action Plan conference reviewed 70 quality-of-life issues from Army installations throughout the world and 10 issues from the Army Wounded Warrior Symposium held here Dec. 3-7.

  • Army Creates New Branch for Logistics Officers

    Dec 14, 2007

    The Army plans to develop a new corps of multifunctional logisticians with creation of the new logistics branch.

  • Army Will Form Logistics Branch

    Dec 14, 2007

    The Department of the Army announced the establishment of a new branch Thursday, which will become effective January 1, 2008.

  • Steering Committee Completes 10 AFAP Issues

    Dec 13, 2007

    The General Office Steering Committee met last week as part of the Army Family Action Plan conference and 10 issues were completed, including family counseling at remote locations, allowing contractors to enroll children in DoD schools, and family-member access to e-learning

  • 'The Voice of the Army Family' is heard through AFAP process

    Dec 13, 2007

    Delegates at the Army Family Action Plan conference reviewed 70 issues from Army installations throughout the world and 10 issues from the Army Wounded Warrior Symposium Dec. 3 through 7. Each year, the delegates vote to determine the top 5 conference issues which are then briefed at the next General Officer Steering Committee. This year, seven issues will be reported as a result of a four-way tie...

  • Stryker Soldier Awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Dec 13, 2007

    A 1st Stryker Brigade Soldier who saved the life of his platoon leader was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross Dec. 12 at Fort Wainwright for his actions during an ambush in Iraq.

  • National Guard Learns Lessons from a City Under Fire

    Dec 13, 2007

    In 2006, Haifa was a city under attack by terrorists. After visiting the city, National Guard leaders are now applying lessons learned on how to respond to a sustained terrorist attacks against a U.S. city.

  • Walter Reed Commander Promoted to Surgeon General

    Dec 12, 2007

    Both officers and enlisted from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Washington-area medical community gathered Tuesday at the Pentagon for the promotion ceremony of Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, who assumed the position of surgeon general of the Army at the same time.

  • 'Trees for Troops' Program Gets Boost From Guard

    Dec 12, 2007

    Volunteers from the New York National GuardAca,!a,,cs 42nd Infantry (Rainbow) Division spread holiday cheer by helping load donated Christmas trees bound for overseas troops and Army Families stationed across the United States.

  • Notre Dame Honors Medical Officer with Corby Award

    Dec 12, 2007

    Notre Dame, a university renowned for its football program, but blessed with an equally distinguished tradition of military service selected Dr. (Brig. Gen.) Philip Volpe as the recipient of one of its highest alumni awards, the Rev. William Corby C.S.C. Award for distinguished military service.

  • Clinic Testing New mTBI Screening

    Dec 11, 2007

    A pilot testing program for mild traumatic brain injury, or mTBI, using Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics, has been developed to identify affected Soldiers.

  • Wounded Warrior Wants to Remember

    Dec 11, 2007

    First Sgt. Michael Christ wears two bracelets on his arm so heAca,!a,,cll never forget. One has the name of two Soldiers, Spc. Robert Johnson and Sgt. Nathan Fields who were killed in Iraq in January 2006; the other is in memory of Spc. Derek Plowman who died on July 20, 2006. Aca,!A"Robert and Nathan were special,Aca,!A? said Christ, who is a patient in the active duty rehab unit at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Aca,!A"Robert always had a smile, and Nathan always had a joke.Aca,!A?

  • U.S. Forces Help Hondurans Complete Final Hurdle

    Dec 11, 2007

    Students of the Honduran army's elite unit TESON parachuted from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Dec. 8, completing the final hurdle in their training.

  • Human Terrain Team Helps Soldiers in Iraq Understand Cultural Landscape

    Dec 11, 2007

    On a bright afternoon, Dr. Dave Matsuda traveled with a group of U.S Soldiers to tour a food distribution depot in the Ur neighborhood. The Soldiers were worried about how to keep the depot from being infiltrated by Moqtada Al SadrAca,!a,,cs ShiAca,!a,,cite militia army, which controls that part of the Iraqi Capital. The chief of security at the depot, however, assured them the warehouse was safe, because his Aca,!A"organizationAca,!A? protected it from SadrAca,!a,,cs influence.

  • Iraqi Leaders Commit to Unity During Summit

    Dec 11, 2007

    Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi Army and police leaders, Iraqi government representatives and leaders from Multi-National Division-Baghdad gathered at an Iraqi Police station in Nassir Wa Salam to discuss bringing the region back to Iraqi government control during the Northwest Baghdad Regional Security Summit last week.

  • Junior-enlisted Soldiers quote

    Dec 11, 2007

    Junior-enlisted Soldiers in Afghanistan reciting Aca,!A"A SoldierAca,!a,,cs Request,Aca,!A? during a promotion ceremony for Soldiers entering the noncommissioned officer ranks.

  • Modern Art Flourishing

    Dec 11, 2007

    Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander, Multi-National Corps - Iraq, talks with Haider Hashim, manager of the Akad Art Gallery, Dec. 8, in Baghdad. The gallery, located on Abu Nuwas Street, is part of a resurgence of businesses in the area made possible by improving security conditions.

  • Soldiers in Iraq Hear Sons Win State Football Championship

    Dec 11, 2007

    Twelve Soldiers in Iraq were not able to see their sons win the Kentucky Class 2A state football championship Saturday as the Fort Campbell High School Falcons defeated highly-favored Newport Central Catholic 21-7.

  • U.S. Soldiers Training with Russian Troops in 'Torgau'

    Dec 10, 2007

    U.S. and Russian soldiers are training together this week in an exercise named Aca,!A"TorgauAca,!A? in remembrance of the place where the two armies first met in Germany during World War II.

  • Trends Must be Reversed to Stop Terrorist Recruiting

    Dec 10, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey said more than 1,100 terrorists groups are operating around the world and listed a number of global trends that need to be reversed if America is to prevail in conflicts of the 21st Century.

  • ARDEC Named First Federal Baldrige Winner

    Dec 7, 2007

    President George W. Bush and Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez have selected the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center here as the first Department of Defense organization in history to receive the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

  • Fort Irwin Soldier wins Operation Rising Star Singing Contest

    Dec 7, 2007

    Spc. Richard Sianoya, winner of the 2007 Operation Rising Star singing contest, plans to use his $2,000 prize to help move his mother from their hometown of Manila, Philippines, to live with him in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • 1st Cavalry Passing Baghdad Mission to 4ID

    Dec 7, 2007

    After 399 days as Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad, the 1st Cavalry Division will turn its mission over to the Fort Hood, Texas-based 4th Infantry Division on Dec. 19.

  • 76 Posts Sign Covenant to Improve Family Support

    Dec 7, 2007

    Seventy active-duty installations and six Reserve posts have hosted Army Family Covenant signing ceremonies so far and Army leaders point out that the ceremonies are simply visible representations of a much larger and long-term commitment.

  • National Guard Rescues Hundreds in Oregon Flooding

    Dec 7, 2007

    The Oregon National Guard this week assisted in the rescue of between 200 and 400 residents of the coastal town of Vernonia, Ore., after heavy rains Sunday and Monday caused extensive flooding.

  • Business Leader Speaks on Diversity

    Dec 6, 2007

    Frances Hesselbein, chairman of the board of governors of the Leader to Leader Institute and co-editor of 24 books in 28 languages on leadership, inclusion and diversity was guest speaker at the ArmyAca,!a,,cs first senior leader diversity breakfast at the Pentagon on Nov. 29.

  • Fort Campbell Falcons Soar to State Championship

    Dec 6, 2007

    Fort Campbell High School will play for a Kentucky Class 2A state football championship Saturday for the first time since 1980 after defeating Metcalfe County 24-15 in a regional semifinal game Nov. 30 in Edmonton, Ky.

  • Nominations Open for Employer Support Freedom Award

    Dec 6, 2007

    National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers and their Families have an opportunity over the next six weeks to submit nominations for the 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.

  • High-tech communications aid warfighter

    Dec 6, 2007

    For three years, Tobyhanna Army Depot field technicians have helped improve battlefield communications by transforming Army helicopters into high-tech command and control platforms.

  • NTC Opening New Urban Training Site

    Dec 5, 2007

    Soldiers will soon begin training on what Fort Irwin officials say will one day be the largest Military Operations Urban Training site in the Army inventory.

  • Wounded 'Knight' Returns to Playing Field

    Dec 5, 2007

    A former West Point football player who was wounded in action joined the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top brass for the coin toss at SaturdayAca,!a,,cs Army-Navy Game in Baltimore.

  • Safety Center Issues 'Family Engagement Kit' for Redeployment

    Dec 5, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Redeployment Family Engagement Kit raises awareness of the leading indicators in accidents while passing along the Aca,!A"whatAca,!A? and Aca,!A"howAca,!A? of best practices, Army Safety Center officials said.

  • USA Express deadline: Dec. 14

    Dec 5, 2007

    Army Entertainment Division is seeking military musicians and singers to deliver entertainment to troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, Djibouti and Kuwait.

  • SFACs on Track to be Fully Operational in January

    Dec 5, 2007

    Key personnel responsible for the establishment of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new Soldier and Family Assistance Centers on Installation Management Command garrisons gathered this week to train for the new mission and to discuss the way ahead for SFAC implementation.

  • President Names Acting Under Secretary of Army

    Dec 4, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today expressed his appreciation for President BushAca,!a,,cs intent to designate Nelson M. Ford to be the acting under secretary of the Army.

  • AAFES Offers Free Music Downloads for Troops

    Dec 4, 2007

    Recognizing that music has always been integral to morale, more than a dozen of the biggest names in country, rock, pop and R&B are teaming up with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and America Supports You to deliver a special gift to troops this holiday season Aca,!" a free compilation of songs produced exclusively for Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines.

  • Soldiers Win Medals in USA Shooting Match

    Dec 4, 2007

    The 2007 USA Shooting Three Times Airgun Match came to a close Dec. 2 with Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Libby Callahan and Sgt. 1st Class Daryl L. Szarenski of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit of Fort Benning, Ga., claiming titles on the final day of competition.

  • DOD Establishes Psychological Health, TBI Center of Excellence

    Dec 4, 2007

    The Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury began initial operations Friday. The DCoE will be fully functional by October 2009, and is currently operating in temporary office spaces in Rosslyn, Va.

  • America's Army Goes Xbox, Now PC

    Dec 4, 2007

    When the Aca,!A"AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army: True SoldiersAca,!A? game hit the streets in mid November, recruiters across the country held launch events at local stores to capitalize on the excitement of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army coming to the Xbox 360. Now the gameAca,!a,,cs creators are hoping to stir up excitement in the PC gaming world.

  • Workshop Teaches Teachers About Army Life

    Dec 4, 2007

    Recognizing that deployments affect not only Soldiers and their Families but their supporters, Wiesbaden Army Airfield hosted a workshop and tour to show Department of Defense Dependent Schools staff members the challenges Soldiers face.

  • Army Family Action Plan Conference Opens

    Dec 3, 2007

    Army leaders renewed their commitment to Families during the opening session of the Army Family Action Plan Conference today, and announced that Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Chief of Staff of the Army George W. Casey Jr. will chair a Soldier and Family Readiness Board of Directors.

  • Brig. Gen. Pinckney to Head New Diversity Task Force

    Dec 3, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Belinda Pinckney will head up a new task force to review the ArmyAca,!a,,cs diversity policies, practices and progress.

  • Ghurkhas Train with U.S. Soldiers in India

    Dec 3, 2007

    More than 120 U.S. Soldiers trained in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains with their Indian counterparts during Exercise Yudh Abhyas in November, building on existing skills and sharing tactics

  • Gen. Casey Announces Creation of Diversity Task Force

    Dec 3, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. has announced the creation of a Diversity Task Force, headed by a general officer, to review the ArmyAca,!a,,cs diversity policies, practices and progress.

  • Sergeant Hands Out His Action Figures at Army-Navy Game

    Dec 3, 2007

    As a child, Sgt. Tommy Rieman loved GI Joe action figures so much that he dreamed of being a Aca,!A"real American hero.Aca,!A? Little did he realize that one day his dream would come true.

  • Army Navy Football Game 2007

    Dec 1, 2007

    Images from the 108th meeting of the football teams of the US Military Academy at West Point, New York and the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. in Baltimore Md. Dec. 1, 2007.

  • Top Army Acquisition Chief to Step Down

    Nov 30, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren today received and accepted the resignation of Claude M. Bolton, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology.

  • Hotline Helps Soldiers and Families

    Nov 30, 2007

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline has received and answered more than 8,000 calls from Soldiers, veterans, Families and concerned citizens, and about 85% of callers have received favorable responses, according to the hotlineAca,!a,,cs deputy director.

  • Army Funds Crunch Would Affect Installations Worldwide

    Nov 30, 2007

    Installation operations and quality of life programs for soldiers and their families would be affected worldwide if the Army doesnAca,!a,,ct receive additional funding from Congress soon, a senior officer said here today.

  • Wounded Soldiers' Advocate Named Assistant Surgeon General

    Nov 30, 2007

    One of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top advocates for the care and treatment of its ill and wounded Soldiers and their Families, Brig. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, will now serve as assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • Fort Bragg leadership signs Army Family Covenant

    Nov 30, 2007

    A Fort Bragg Army Family covenant signing ceremony, was held Nov. 20, 10 a.m., at the Casablanca Community Center., where Fort Bragg leadership pledged to support and honor Families as Soldiers continue to fight the Global War on Terrorism.

  • FRG Coordinator Has Five Family Members Deployed

    Nov 30, 2007

    This West Virginia National Guard family readiness assistant ought to know a thing or two about her job: five members of Cathy HammackAca,!a,,cs family are serving in Iraq.

  • Guard Film Tells Soldiers' Stories

    Nov 30, 2007

    Like many Soldiers deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, Soldiers from the Oregon National GuardAca,!a,,cs 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry brought their personal cameras to Iraq during their deployment in 2004. They snapped photos of each other firing weapons, shot video of explosives they detonated and logged plenty of footage of their own commentaries intermixed with Soldier humor.

  • Chaplain School Named for Vietnam Hero

    Nov 29, 2007

    The building housing the Army Chaplain Center and School at Fort Jackson, S.C., was renamed Watters Hall in a Nov. 20 ceremony honoring a chaplain killed in action 40 years ago in Vietnam.

  • 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.

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