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  • America's Army to Launch New Game

    Aug 13, 2007

    America's Army will declare war on the fictional country of Ganzia Sept. 27 when it launches "True Soldiers" for X-Box 360, the latest evolution of the popular Army-sponsored computer game.

  • Soldiers Rescue Boy from Well

    Aug 13, 2007

    Multinational Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers rescued a 2-year-old Iraqi boy from a dry well located near his familyAca,!a,,cs residence Aug. 9.

  • Immigration Services Launches Military Help Line

    Aug 13, 2007

    Servicemembers and their Families stationed around the world are now able to call U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for help with immigration services and benefits using a dedicated, toll-free telephone help line, 1-877-CIS-4MIL (1-877-247-4645).

  • Army Couple Helps Injured at I-35 Bridge

    Aug 13, 2007

    Disasters often result in pain, crippling injuries and death. But they can also bring out the best in people.

  • 'Black Jack' Soldier Signs Record Deal

    Aug 13, 2007

    Growing up in the Mission District of San Francisco, Calif., Pfc. Marco Sanchez always dreamed of a music career.

  • Accident Spoils Regan Smith's Nextel Cup Homecoming

    Aug 13, 2007

    Regan Smith was an early victim in Sunday's Nextel Cup Aca,!EoewreckfestAca,!a,,c at Watkins Glen International. The U.S. Army driver, who grew up near the historic road course, was involved in an accident on Lap 21 of 90, which resulted in a 37th place finish.

  • Army NHRA Drivers Taken Out in First Round

    Aug 13, 2007

    U.S. Army NHRA drivers, Tony Aca,!A"The SargeAca,!A? Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, all lost in the first round of eliminations here Sunday in the Lucas Oil Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.

  • Arkansas Guardsman Awarded Silver Star

    Aug 13, 2007

    Capt. John F. VanlandinghamAca,!a,,cs mission for Operation Iraqi Freedom was to train Iraqi National Guard troops to defend their country. When insurgents attacked the convoy he and his comrades were traveling in, Capt. Vanlandingham ignored his own personal safety to save the lives of several ING troops by venturing numerous times into the kill zone to help them escape.

  • Secretary of the Army Shares Perspective on Force, Families

    Aug 10, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren spoke one-on-one about his present and future priorities for the Army this week with Soldiers Media Center reporter Jini Ryan. Mr. Secretary, thank you very much for joining us. This is a very difficult time for the Army; there's an on-going war; there are over-arching institutional changes, and the Army is also dealing with some very critical issues like Walter Reed. Why did you take the job to become the secretary of the Army'

  • USFIT Program to Eliminate Sizing Shortfalls for Clothing, Equipment

    Aug 10, 2007

    Sizing shortfalls in clothing and equipment distributed at central issue facilities is soon to be a thing of the past with the new Uniform System for Improved Tariffs program.

  • Soldier Collects Toys for Iraqi Children

    Aug 9, 2007

    Before she deployed, Spc. Diana Sokol listened to Soldiers tell stories about how Iraqi children asked them for soccer balls and other items. She saw photos of kids in the city with virtually nothing but the clothes on their back, and she knew she would take action once deployed.

  • MWR Sponsors Long Drive Championship, Winner Takes $10K

    Aug 9, 2007

    Golfers are driving for dough at more than two dozen Army installations during the 2007 Military Long Drive Championships presented by Cadbury Schweppes and one big hitter will walk off with $10,000 and bragging rights as the 2007 Military Long Driver. In conjunction with the 2007 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championships, 25 Army installations are hosting local qualifiers open to active duty, National Guard and Reserve Soldiers through Sept. 4.

  • Artist Creates Giant Rendition of Purple Heart Medal

    Aug 8, 2007

    When Gen. George Washington created the Purple Heart Medal in 1872, he probably never envisioned it would be so huge. Literally.

  • Readiness Assistants Already Helping Army Families

    Aug 8, 2007

    Army leadership assured that more emphasis would be placed on Family readiness last month as Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey Jr. directed that $100 million be immediately applied to Family programs Army-wide.

  • Soldier Earns Berth in World Rowing Championships

    Aug 8, 2007

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program rower Capt. Matt Smith has earned a berth in the 2007 International Federation of Rowing AssociationsAca,!a,,c World Championships slated for Aug. 26 through Sept. 2 in Munich, Germany. Capt. Smith teamed with Simon Carcagno to win the lightweight menAca,!a,,cs pair event with a time of 6 minutes, 42.8 seconds for 2,000 meters at the world championships trials Aug. 2 on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J

  • Soldiers Help Iraqi Boy Get Surgery

    Aug 8, 2007

    Soldiers have answered the prayers of an Iraqi boy and his parents in Hollandia.

  • Fact Sheet

    Aug 8, 2007

  • TCS Frequently Asked Questions

    Aug 8, 2007

  • Army Puts 'Temporary' Back in TCS Orders

    Aug 8, 2007

    The Army is putting the Aca,!A"temporaryAca,!A? back into temporary change of station orders that authorize and fund assignments for Soldiers in contingency assignments not in a combat zone.

  • Thinking of Home, Cavalry Unit Maintains Focus in Iraq

    Aug 7, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, have found themselves in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the Iraqi capital. After more than a year patrolling and surviving the streets of Baghdad, the squadron finds itself on the downhill slope toward home at Fort Lewis, Wash. Although many Soldiers are counting down the remaining days, they are still patrolling the streets of Karkh district.

  • Leader Handbook Looks at First 100 Days in Combat

    Aug 6, 2007

    A new handbook published by the Center for Army Lessons Learned at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., gives leaders a glimpse into the first 100 days of combat.

  • Safety Officials: POV Fatality Numbers Down

    Aug 6, 2007

    The number of Soldiers dying in privately owned vehicle and motorcycle accidents is down, according to Army safety officials.

  • Army Chief of Staff, Wife Talk Family Readiness in Hawaii

    Aug 6, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and his wife, Sheila, witnessed the immediate impact of new Family support initiatives here Friday.

  • Walter Reed Names Building After Fallen Combat Medic

    Aug 6, 2007

    About 50 family members, friends and fellow Soldiers of Cpl. Angelo J. Vaccaro, an Army medic killed in Afghanistan, gathered for a dedication ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, as Aca,!A"Building 38Aca,!A? was renamed Aca,!A"Vaccaro Hall.Aca,!A?

  • Mark Martin Solid With Another Top-10 Finish

    Aug 6, 2007

    For the second week in a row and the ninth time this season, Mark Martin took the checkered flag with a top-10 finish.

  • Iraq Makes Security, Economic, Political Gains, Officials Say

    Aug 3, 2007

    Ongoing, tangible progress is being made in Iraq across security, economic and political fronts, say U.S. officials.

  • Army's Medical Hotline Continues to Help Soldiers, Families

    Aug 3, 2007

    The Army's four-month-old "Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline" continues to find answers to Soldiers' and Families' medical questions.

  • Army Boosts Enlistment Bonuses

    Aug 2, 2007

    To bolster the growth of the Army by more than 34,000 Soldiers, Army officials are implementing a new bonus for recruits who sign up by the end of this fiscal year. U.S. Army Recruiting Command this week announced a $20,000 Aca,!A"quick-shipAca,!A? bonus for aspiring recruits with no prior military service who enlist for at least two years of active duty and report to basic training within 30 days of enlistment. The program ends Sept. 30

  • Brits Team with Yanks to Train Iraqi Army

    Aug 2, 2007

    One of the United StatesAca,!a,,c long-standing allies is helping build the Iraqi Army, sometimes from the ground up. Here there are four British Soldiers serving with troops of the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) out of Fort Drum, N.Y., at any given time. They aid the Aca,!A"Golden DragonsAca,!A? of 2nd Bn., 14 Inf. Regt. military transition team.

  • First Army Brings Alerted Brigade Leadership Together for Planning Strategies

    Aug 2, 2007

    As the United States approaches its sixth year in the war on terrorism, AmericaAca,!a,,cs Army Reserve Components continue to play a historic, unprecedented and vital role in the conflict. That trend continues as First Army gears up to prepare five National Guard Brigade Combat Teams for deployment in the coming months. As part of that preparation, First Army hosted a proactive workshop at Fort Gillem to assess manning, equipment and training issues earlier in the process than ever before. Aca,!A"This is a journey,Aca,!A? said First Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Russel L. HonorAfA, Aca,!A"and, as in any journey, where you start has a direct relationship to where you end up. ThatAca,!a,,cs why we are here, at the beginning of the cycle to work out as many of the details as we can.Aca,!A?

  • PTSD, Mild TBI Chain Teaching Begins at Pentagon

    Aug 1, 2007

    The Army launched its Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury chain teaching program at the Pentagon last week by training flag officers and Army senior executive service civilians how to recognize and help distressed Soldiers who may or may not recognize their unseen injuries. Announced by the Army July 18, the PTSD and mild TBI program is mandatory for all active-duty and reserve-component Soldiers from the highest to lowest levels in the chain of command. More than a million Soldiers are expected to receive the same training as senior leaders within 90 days.

  • General Censured in Cpl. Tillman Case

    Aug 1, 2007

    The Army's senior civilian announced today that a retired three-star general will receive a letter of censure as the result of a review of previous military investigations into the death of Cpl. Patrick D. Tillman. Secretary of the Army Pete Geren said a "perfect storm" of events initially obfuscated the facts regarding the April 22, 2004, death of Cpl. Tillman, an Army Ranger who was killed by friendly fire near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Cpl. Tillman, a former National Football League star, was initially reported to have died as a result of enemy fire.

  • Civilian Job Skills Help Guard Soldiers Address Afghanistan's Poppy Problem

    Jul 31, 2007

    Afghan and international forces are trying to solve Afghanistan's poppy problem and to maximize agricultural output.

  • Coalition Reclaims al-Jamea'a

    Jul 30, 2007

    As Operation Arrowhead Ripper moves along in Diyala, ever so quietly, Operation Rogue Thunder swept through a section of the capital in hopes of ridding the area of anti-Iraqi forces for good. The 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army, their Military Transition Team and Soldiers from the U.S. 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, cleared al-Jamea'a of caches, bombs and insurgents while helping to ramp up security efforts to reclaim the area terrorized and bullied by al-Qaeda.

  • VA's Suicide Hot Line Begins Operations

    Jul 30, 2007

    To ensure veterans with emotional crises have round-the-clock access to trained professionals, the Department of Veterans Affairs has opened a national suicide prevention hot line for veterans. Aca,!A"Veterans need to know these VA professionals are literally a phone call away,Aca,!A? said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson. Aca,!A"All servicemembers who experience the stresses of combat can have wounds on their minds as well as their bodies. Veterans should see mental-health services as another benefit they have earned, which the men and women of the VA are honored to provide.Aca,!A?

  • CSA Recognizes Recruiting Missions Met

    Jul 27, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff George W. Casey visited Mechanicsburg, Pa., Recruiting Station today to congratulate recruiters on reaching their yearly recruiting mission six months ahead of schedule.

  • 'Sesame Street' Deployment Show Nominated for Emmy

    Jul 27, 2007

    A television special that looks closely at challenges military Families face when a parent is deployed has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding ChildrenAca,!a,,cs Program.

  • Professional Fighters Share Techniques with Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Jul 26, 2007

    Four Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars concluded a four-day visit to service members earlier this week at Camp Vance in Afghanistan.

  • Commission Urges Improvements to Servicemembers' Care

    Jul 26, 2007

    A commission tasked to fix problems with wounded servicemembersAca,!a,,c care today presented a 29-page proposal to President Bush that suggests overhauling the disability-rating system and urges more attention be paid to returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffering from brain injuries.

  • New Surveillance Camera Minimizes Danger in Iraq

    Jul 26, 2007

    A new surveillance system that minimizes Soldiers' exposure to harm while providing continual observation in operating areas has been fielded in Iraq after just three weeks of design and manufacturing.

  • Soldier Secures Olympic Berth at Pan Am Games

    Jul 26, 2007

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete 1st Lt. Mickey Kelly secured a berth in the 2008 Olympic Games with a third-place finish in the women's modern pentathlon July 23rd at the XV Pan American Games Rio 2007.

  • First Soldier Receives $2,000 from Reserve Recruiting Assistance Program

    Jul 25, 2007

    On July 16, Pvt. Dustin McMore of Conway, Ark., became $2,000 richer by becoming the Army Reserve's first recipient of the Army Reserve Recruiter Assistance Program (AR-RAP) bonus.

  • TV Show Recounts Military Subsistence History

    Jul 25, 2007

    FORT LEE, Va. -- In researching the evolution of military subsistence, producers of the Food Network show, Aca,!A"The Secret Life OfAca,!A|,Aca,!A? looked no further than the U.S. military in finding the worldAca,!a,,cs best-fed fighting force. That trail led them to the heart of military subsistence, the Quartermaster Center and School, where military members and civilians have been engaged the past 47 years in keeping warriorAca,!a,,cs minds off their stomachs and on the mission.

  • DoD Extends R&R Program for Soldiers on 15-month Deployments

    Jul 24, 2007

    The Department of Defense approved a policy change to the U.S. Central Command Rest and Recuperation Leave Program last week, increasing the R&R time provided to servicemembers currently serving 15-month deployments in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

  • Camaraderie Runs Deep for 'Bayonet' Soldiers

    Jul 24, 2007

    The Stryker moves in formation down Route Irish, itAca,!a,,cs humming engine luring the Soldiers inside to fall fast asleep in the dark, early morning. All is well, until the odor of the city creeps into the hatch. Senses are alarmed; eyebrows rise. The stench means the Soldiers are now deep in the city, and enemy contact could come at any time.

  • New Benning Fitness Center Showcases Design Criteria

    Jul 24, 2007

    Soldiers and Family members at many installations exercise in older facilities with basic equipment, limited space and few frills.

  • Soldier Chefs Keep Units Fueled at Remote Outpost

    Jul 24, 2007

    It has been said that an Army runs on its stomach, and most Soldiers would agree.

  • VA Researchers Develop New Prosthetic Ankle

    Jul 24, 2007

    Veterans with lower-leg amputations can look forward to having a prosthetic ankle-foot that matches their natural ease of motion, thanks to research funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs and conducted by researchers from the Department and two of the nationAca,!a,,cs top universities.

  • Task Force Provides Iraq Training to Salvadoran Military

    Jul 24, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers conduct military-to-military training for Salvadoran Soldiers deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Tony Schumacher Wins on Hole Shot to Cap Rain-marred Program

    Jul 23, 2007

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher won his third race of the 2007 NHRA POWERade season yesterday by defeating Brandon Bernstein on a hole shot in the finals of the 20th Annual Schuck's Auto Supply NHRA Nationals here at Pacific Raceways.

  • 'Herculean Work' Drives MRAP Production, Procurement, Officials Say

    Jul 23, 2007

    The Defense Department is marshalling all resources possible to speed up the delivery of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to deployed troops as quickly as possible, defense officials told Congress Thursday.

  • Some TRICARE Beneficiary Data Put At Risk

    Jul 23, 2007

    Data for nearly 600,000 households enrolled in TRICARE stored on a government-contractorAca,!a,,cs unprotected computer server could have been exposed to hackers, defense officials announced Friday.

  • New Prosthesis Could Help Keep Troops in the Fight

    Jul 23, 2007

    A new prosthesis under development will give servicemember amputees more flexibility and help them better perform their military jobs if they choose to stay on active duty.

  • Pace Visit Brings Encouragement, Coins, Rumor Control

    Jul 20, 2007

    Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, yesterday visited servicemembers of Task Force Bayonet at this Forward Operating Base Fenty near Jalalabad,.

  • Soldiers Win Gold, Silver Medals During in Pan Am Games

    Jul 19, 2007

    A veteran Army marksman showed his protAfAgAfA another thing or few during Tuesday's 50-meter prone shooting event at the Deodoro Military Club, Brazil's National Shooting Center.

  • Peer Amputee Volunteer Puts Experience, Compassion Into Recovery

    Jul 19, 2007

    The peer visitor program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center began four years ago with a small group of amputees experienced in listening and helping new amputees. It has since grown into a formal program offering training and certification.

  • Army Working to Ensure Terror Plots Against Homeland Fail

    Jul 19, 2007

    The U.S. Army and U.S. Northern Command are acutely aware of information within the newly released National Intelligence Estimate and are committed to working to ensure terrorists don't succeed in attacking the United States, a NORTHCOM official said.

  • Army Targets Behavioral Health Issues Using Chain Teaching

    Jul 18, 2007

    The U.S. Army launches a Aca,!A"chain teachingAca,!A? program today to help Soldiers and their families identify symptoms of, and seek treatment for those suffering from, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

  • Beach Homes For the Brave Program Kicks-Off in Florida

    Jul 17, 2007

    Aca,!A"Beach Homes for the Brave,Aca,!A? a new program for military veterans and those wounded while serving in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom kicked off its inaugural event last weekend. This program provides the war veterans with a complimentary weekend getaway to Palm Island.

  • Army Launches Chain Teaching Program for PTSD, MTBI

    Jul 16, 2007

    The Army launched today a Aca,!A"chain-teachingAca,!A? program to help Soldiers and their Families identify symptoms and seek treatment for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

  • Soldier Wins Pan Am Games Gold Medal in 10-meter Air Rifle

    Jul 16, 2007

    Two-time Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker won a gold medal in the menAca,!a,,cs 10-meter air rifle event Sunday in XV Pan American Games Rio 2007 at the Deodoro Sports Complex.

  • 'Biggest Losers' Slim Down as Program Wraps Up

    Jul 16, 2007

    The six-month quest for a slimmer silhouette and healthier lifestyle is drawing to a close for the 33 participants of "The Biggest Loser" competition at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Schumacher Beaten in Semifinals, Sampey Out in Finals, Brown Fouls in Eliminations

    Jul 16, 2007

    U.S. Army Pro Stock Motorcycle rider, Angelle Sampey, lost in the finals to Matt Smith here Sunday in the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

  • Mark Martin Drives Backup Car to 14th-place Finish

    Jul 16, 2007

    Mark Martin picked up two positions on the final restart to bring home a 14th-place finish in Sunday's USG Sheetrock 400 Nextel Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Plus-Up Progress May Lead to Troop Reductions in Northern Iraq, General Says

    Jul 16, 2007

    Now at full strength, the U.S. troop plus-up in Iraq is showing Aca,!A"definitive progressAca,!A? and the number of forces serving in Iraq's Multinational Division North could be halved by summer 2009, Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon said.

  • Senate Names Pete Geren 20th Secretary of the Army

    Jul 13, 2007

    The Honorable Pete Geren became the 20th Secretary of the Army Friday, following his nomination by President George W. Bush and confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

  • Severely Wounded Troops Find Meaningful Ways to Continue Serving

    Jul 13, 2007

    Sgt. John Keith likes to finish what he starts. So even after a rocket-propelled grenade tore into the door of his Humvee during his deployment to Iraq, leaving his leg dangling, he wasn't willing to give up his 15-year military career.

  • Second 'Apprentice' Looks to Military for His Own Apprentice

    Jul 13, 2007

    The winner of NBCAca,!a,,cs second season of Aca,!A"The ApprenticeAca,!A? reality show, Kelly Perdew, is looking to hire an apprentice.

  • Soldiers Defend Body Armor's Performance in Combat

    Jul 13, 2007

    Soldiers are volunteering dramatic personal accounts of lives saved and injuries avoided thanks to the ArmyAca,!a,,cs body armor. Their first-hand accounts of what happens demonstrate confidence in what the Army is doing to protect them.

  • Army's Land Warrior System Increases Soldiers' Combat Capabilities

    Jul 13, 2007

    Soldiers from Fort Lewis, Wash., who have been using the Land Warrior and Mounted Warrior systems in Iraq for the last two months, report that these Aca,!A"great toolsAca,!A? have surpassed their expectations.

  • Holiday Spirit Arrives Early for Some

    Jul 13, 2007

    Most people donAca,!a,,ct start thinking about Christmas until late in the year. But for hundreds of troops here, a dose of holiday spirit will come several months early thanks to the generosity of people and organizations back home.

  • Private Wins 50K from ABC's National Bingo Night

    Jul 13, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs a dream come true for one Fort Wainwright Soldier. Pvt. Michelle Tracy won a $50,000 cash prize by playing the at-home version of National Bingo Night.

  • Transportation Soldiers Dismantle World's Largest Man-made Reef

    Jul 12, 2007

    Soldiers from the 97th Transportation Company recently returned from a more unconventional mission Aca,!" recovering thousands of tires from off the Florida coast in an effort to dismantle the world's largest man-made reef.

  • Tiger Woods Honors Troops

    Jul 12, 2007

    The worldAca,!a,,cs top-ranked golfer frequently played U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation courses as a youngster.

  • Troops Support Tiger Woods Throughout Inaugural AT&T National

    Jul 12, 2007

    Spc. Carmel Louis-Jacques led a contingent of Soldiers who supported tournament host Tiger WoodsAca,!a,,c tribute to the military throughout the inaugural AT&T National PGA Tour event July 3-8 at Congressional Country Club.

  • 'The Sarge' Races Toward NHRA Title

    Jul 12, 2007

    He wears an Army uniform, yet heAca,!a,,cs not in the military. He trains constantly, but without his team, he is nothing. HeAca,!a,,cs survived incredible tragedy only to brush himself off, eager to get back into the fight as soon as he can recover. For nearly 10 months of the year, he puts himself in harmAca,!a,,cs way, piloting the fastest and most powerful car in the world.

  • Arizona's 'Triple Deuce' Truckers Happy to be Alive

    Jul 11, 2007

    For many Soldiers the Arizona National GuardAca,!a,,cs 222nd Transportation Company, the Fourth of July was just another day of driving supplies into Iraq.

  • Bush Names Deputy EUCOM Commander to Lead AFRICOM

    Jul 11, 2007

    President Bush named Gen. William E. Aca,!A"KipAca,!A? Ward yesterday to help stand up U.S. Africa Command as its first commander.

  • Twin Brothers Pin on Captain's Bars Together

    Jul 10, 2007

    Together since conception, Capts. Jordan and Jonah Burfield were finally separated due to their deployments to Iraq. However, the Army also brought them back together for their promotions to captain at the Al Faw Palace here July 1.

  • Task Force Rock Prepares to Tame Afghanistan's 'Valley of Fire'

    Jul 10, 2007

    "We have fought with these guys," said Sgt. Raul Padilla. "This has become personal to us. The people, not just the Soldiers and policemen, of Afghanistan are depending on us to help them get control of their country."

  • Early Troop Withdrawal Would Leave Iraq More Violent, General Says

    Jul 10, 2007

    Iraqi security forces are not yet ready to secure their country, and if U.S. troops were withdrawn too soon, violence would escalate, a top U.S. commander in the region said Sunday.

  • Martin Looking for Final Piece of Puzzle with Top-Five at Chicago

    Jul 10, 2007

    Mark Martin boasts 238 top-five finishes in his illustrious Nextel Cup career. Those finishes have come on virtually every track on the Nextel Cup circuit, except for one Aca,!" Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Camp Lemonier Soldier Opens up About Life on the Big Screen

    Jul 9, 2007

    A majority of the leading men in Hollywood play military roles at some point in their career, but for one actor finding the inspiration to play a Soldier is easy to do.

  • Soldiers Bring Peace, Essential Services to Al-Fadhl

    Jul 9, 2007

    On April 10, Soldiers and their Iraqi counterparts started clearing a neighborhood in eastern Baghdad's Fadhl area. It began as a routine mission, but soon turned into a bloody firefight that lasted five hours and resulted in 14 wounded U.S. troops and scores of unknown enemy dead and wounded.

  • North Korea Expected to Field New, Higher-Threat Missile Soon

    Jul 9, 2007

    U.S. officials are Aca,!A"deeply concernedAca,!A? that North Korea is close to fielding a new short-range missile that could ultimately end up on the international arms market.

  • Austin, Texas, Becomes a Model for Local Iraqi Governments

    Jul 9, 2007

    To help Iraqi local governments move to self-sufficiency, the U.S. Army is using expertise from the Austin, Texas, city manager's office to examine concepts of governance.

  • Mark Martin Makes Strong Comeback, Finishes 17th in Daytona

    Jul 9, 2007

    Mark Martin battled back to finish 17th after picking up 13 positions in the closing laps of Saturday nightAca,!a,,cs Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Tony Schumacher Takes Champion Position in Thunder Valley Nationals

    Jul 9, 2007

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher held onto fifth place in the 2007 NHRA POWERade Top Fuel drivers' standings, all important for qualification in the Chase for the Championship, despite losing in the first round of yesterdayAca,!a,,cs NHRA O'Reilly Thunder Valley Nationals here at Bristol Dragway.

  • CID Provides Tips to Minimize Becoming a Sexual Assault Victim

    Jul 6, 2007

    Although Sexual Assault Prevention month has passed, the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to keep sexual assault prevention in the forefront.

  • Medical Element Aids Honduran Village

    Jul 6, 2007

    While many Americans prepared to celebrate the 4th of July with cookouts and fireworks, Soldiers and Airman from the Medical Element at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, volunteered their four-day weekend to help those in need.

  • Canines Offer Healing Therapy to Wounded Warriors

    Jul 6, 2007

    Sweetheart, Jackson and Ellie Mae, three four-legged pooches, are helping to change the lives of wounded warriors and injured Soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • The Dream to Be a Soldier Comes True

    Jul 6, 2007

    Two things stood in the way of Pvt. Daniel DungcaAca,!a,,cs enlisting in the military: 166 pounds and the lack of a high school diploma.

  • Defense Department Offers $1 Million Prize for Wearable Power Innovations

    Jul 5, 2007

    A typical dismounted troop going out for a four-day mission carries as much as 40 pounds of batteries and rechargers in his pack. The Defense Department wants to reduce that load significantly, and itAca,!a,,cs dangling a $1 million carrot to entice people to help them do it.

  • Sled Hockey Scores Goal with Wounded Warriors

    Jul 5, 2007

    Spc. Hollis Richardson glides across the rink balancing his body on just a slab of metal and two thin blades. He digs two sticks into the ice, kicking up a light mist as he rushes to propel himself to the puck. Veering to the right, he evades an opponent and knocks the puck to a teammate just as he collides with another player, metal slashing metal.

  • Soldier Makes Birdie Putt for Tiger in Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am

    Jul 5, 2007

    A Soldier from Fort Belvoir, Va., celebrated the Fourth of July by making the shot of the day in the star-studded Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am at Congressional Country Club here.

  • Soldier Uses His Head in Fight

    Jul 5, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Kyle Keenan's face bears no trace of the bullet that could have cost him his life.

  • Downed Pilots Endure 30 Minutes of Intensity Before Rescue

    Jul 5, 2007

    What started as a routine reconnaissance mission for two pilots July 2 suddenly became 30 minutes of intense action as they found themselves shot down, surrounded by enemy fighters, then finally rescued.

  • Nearly 600 Troops Reenlist in Baghdad on Independence Day

    Jul 5, 2007

    Hundreds of troops gathered at Al Faw Palace for the Multinational Force-Iraq Reenlistment, Naturalization and Independence Day Ceremony yesterday at Camp Victory. During the ceremony, 588 troops reenlisted and 161 were naturalized as American citizens.

  • Weekend brings mixed results for Army Racing

    Jul 3, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel Driver Tony Schumacher captured his second victory of the season Sunday July 1 in the inaugural Summit Racing Equipment Nationals here, while U.S. Army Pro Stock Motorcycle Pilots Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown lost in the semifinals and first round, respectively.

  • U.S. Servicemembers to Compete in Military World Games

    Jul 3, 2007

    Thousands of military athletes from the Conseil International du Sport MilitaireAca,!a,,cs 128 member-nations are expected to seek Aca,!A"friendship through sportAca,!A? during the 4th Military World Games Oct. 12-21 in Hyderabad, India.

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