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  • 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.

  • Guard on Duty as Californians Return Home

    Oct 26, 2007

    Before Mike Maury could thank the firefighters who he thought had prevented his house from going up in flames, he thanked the California National Guard for protecting it from looters.

  • 'Capital Shield' Propels NCR into Response Mode

    Oct 26, 2007

    A deadly bomb Monday threw the region into Aca,!A| another Capital Shield exercise that primed the readiness of the military to lock arms with local and federal interagency partners in response.

  • Fight Prevailing Against California Fires

    Oct 26, 2007

    The Santa Ana winds lost strength in Southern California Thursday , allowing military and civilian firefighters to make progress against wildfires that had blazed across seven counties.

  • Shingo Academy Inducts AMC Commander

    Oct 25, 2007

    Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs top general recently made history as the first public sector leader to be honored for best business practices.

  • Capital Shield: Exercise propels NCR into response mode

    Oct 25, 2007

    Imagery from the Capital Shield 08 exercise conducted by Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and its service, interagency and state and local partners Oct. 22 to 23 (2007).

  • JCS Chairman at Leavenworth: Leaders Can Fix Issues

    Oct 25, 2007

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said great military leadership can solve the militaryAca,!a,,cs seemingly intractable problems.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Visits Fort Riley

    Oct 25, 2007

    Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was at Fort Riley, Kan., Oct. 24 to hear what challenges and struggles face Soldiers and Family members today.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Visits Army Posts

    Oct 25, 2007

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael G. Mullen, visited Fort Sill Oct. 23 as part of a two-day trip in which he also made stops at forts Leavenworth and Riley, Kan.

  • 'Active First' Program Offers Up to $60,000 in Bonuses

    Oct 25, 2007

    A new Army program dubbed Aca,!A"Active FirstAca,!A? promises up to $60,000 in bonuses to recruits who opt for 30 to 48 months of active duty then transfer to the National Guard.

  • Former SMA Still Serves

    Oct 25, 2007

    Jack L. Tilley left the Army twice Aca,!" first after a tour in Vietnam, then again in 2004. But he still thinks heAca,!a,,cs a Soldier.

  • Army Helping Attack California Wildfires

    Oct 25, 2007

    Army National Guard helicopters were attacking southern CaliforniaAca,!a,,cs ferocious wildfires Tuesday as Soldiers on the ground were manning traffic control points and the Army Corps of Engineers prepared for relief missions to provide people who had lost their homes with some of the necessities of life.

  • Book Minimizes Mess in Military Moves

    Oct 24, 2007

    Your orders have gone through. Your household goods have (finally) arrived. Your recently-renovated quarters or brand-new privatized house is overflowing with boxes. You canAca,!a,,ct find your bed linens and you know none of your curtains are going to fit your new windows. Now what'

  • U.S. Soldiers End 3 Months of Training in Romania

    Oct 24, 2007

    Joint Task Force EastAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Proof of PrincipleAca,!A? exercise in Romania gave U.S. Army Europe artillerymen a chance to learn infantry skills from the experts.

  • Army Boxers Lead U.S. Medal Count at Military World Games

    Oct 24, 2007

    Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Shepherd won a gold medal in the heavyweight division to highlight the U.S. Armed Forces boxing team's four-medal performance at the 4th CISM Military World Games.

  • Army Astronaut Lifts Off for Space Station

    Oct 23, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Douglas H. Wheelock blasted off at 11:38 a.m. today as the Space Shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center, Fla., with a mission of delivering equipment to the International Space Station.

  • MP Teams Contend for Top Dog Award

    Oct 23, 2007

    A four-day competition challenged teams to detect explosives and narcotics, search for personnel, apprehend suspects, negotiate obstacles and complete various canine-related tasks last week in the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Military Working Dog Warrior Police Challenge last week at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Soldier Takes Gold in Shotgun World Cup

    Oct 23, 2007

    Two-time Olympian Pfc. Walton Glenn Eller of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit proved himself once again to be one of the best Double Trap shooters in the world Oct. 20 by winning the Gold Medal in the 2007 International Shooting Sport Federation Shotgun World Cup Final.

  • Working Dog Competition

    Oct 23, 2007

    The 2nd Annual TRADOC Military Working Dog Warrior Police Challenge. The top two honors went to handlers from Fort Lee, VA.

  • Guard Supporting California Firefighting

    Oct 23, 2007

    The California National Guard has made available 1,500 Guardmembers to support efforts to fight at least 14 wildfires that are ravaging.

  • Drum Soldiers to Appear in Recruiting Ads

    Oct 22, 2007

    A film crew descended on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield Oct. 10-11 to shoot scenes for their latest production, a series of commercials for the Army Strong recruiting ad campaign.

  • Army Marks 50 Years Since First Vietnam Casualty

    Oct 22, 2007

    A wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the first U.S. service member to die in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Conflict was conducted Sunday at West Point Cemetery.

  • Army Astronaut to Deliver Node to Space Station

    Oct 22, 2007

    Army Astronaut Col. Douglas H. Wheelock is scheduled to blast into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery Tuesday, weather permitting at Cape Canaveral, Fla., with a mission of delivering equipment to the International Space Station.

  • Army Evaluates Medical Action Plan Progress

    Oct 19, 2007

    The Army is on phase four of the Army Medical Action plan and has staffed 65 percent of Warrior Transition Units across the globe to improve care for wounded Soldiers, Brig. Gen. Mike Tucker, the planAca,!a,,cs director, told reporters at the Pentagon today.

  • Soldiers Competing in Serbia at Shotgun World Cup

    Oct 19, 2007

    Fifty-six athletes representing 21 countries are taking part this week in the 2007 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Final in Shotgun in Kovilovo, Serbia.

  • Army Captain Finishes 5th in CISM Greco-Roman Wrestling

    Oct 19, 2007

    Army Capt. Philip Johnston's fifth-place finish in the 96-kilogram division Tuesday was the highlight of the U.S. Armed Forces Greco-Roman wrestling team's two-day tournament at the 4th CISM Military World Games.

  • U.S. Women's Soccer Squad Faces Tough Teams in CISM

    Oct 18, 2007

    The U.S. Armed Forces women's soccer team lost 4-0 to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's powerful squad that features 11 players from its national team in Sunday's opening match of the 4th CISM Military World Games in Hyderabad, India.

  • MEDCOM Launches Pneumonia Vaccination Campaign

    Oct 18, 2007

    The Army Medical Department is launching a concerted effort to reduce the needless suffering, death, and waste of medical resources that stem from widespread failure by older beneficiaries to get their pneumonia vaccinations.

  • Sgt. Nunn Finishes 9th in CISM Racewalk

    Oct 18, 2007

    Army Sgt. John Nunn finished ninth in the men's 20,000-meter racewalk Monday at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 4th Military World Games in Hyderabad, India.

  • Army Leaders Sign Covenant with Families

    Oct 17, 2007

    Senior leaders signed the Army Family Covenant today and pledged to support SoldiersAca,!a,,c Families while they defend the nation.

  • Holiday Deadlines Rapidly Approaching for Troop Support

    Oct 17, 2007

    While the holidays may still seem far away, Americans hoping to show their support to deployed troops must be aware of some rapidly approaching deadlines set by the Military Postal Service Agency: mail going parcel post must be sent by Nov. 14 while first-class mail must be sent by Dec. 10 to arrive by Dec. 25.

  • India launches 4th CISM Military World Games

    Oct 17, 2007

    The Opening Ceremony for the largest sporting event in India's long history resembled opening night at the Olympics -- complete with military pomp and circumstance, to boot.

  • 'Nobel' Achievement: Army Earns 12 Shingo Awards

    Oct 16, 2007

    Army Materiel Command received 12 Shingo Public Sector Awards Oct. 11 for using Lean manufacturing practices

  • U.S., Afghan Officials Visit 'Unified Endeavor'

    Oct 16, 2007

    Senior military officials from Afghanistan and the United States observed Exercise Unified Endeavor at Fort Campbell Friday.

  • Golden Knights Set 'Firsts' at Skydiving Nationals

    Oct 16, 2007

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, wrapped up national skydiving competition in Chicago at the 2007 USPA Nationals last month with several "firsts" and a number of medals.

  • Brigade Reports Progress in Northwestern Baghdad

    Oct 15, 2007

    A reduction in violence in neighborhoods on BaghdadAca,!a,,cs northwest side and an improved security situation is allowing reconstruction efforts and economic gains to flourish, the commander of the brigade which has patrolled the area for nearly a year said during a press conference Oct. 12.

  • Leading Ladies: Adhamiyah Women Join Volunteer Guard Force

    Oct 15, 2007

    In a well-lit meeting room in a government building in Baghdad, 20 Iraqi women sat in a circle, intently watching the demonstration in the center of the room. They were dressed modestly but with some flair: bright pink and blue headscarves mixed in among the black chadors and chunky, designer purses rested on the floor beneath their seats.

  • Brigades to Begin Joint Air-to-Ground Training

    Oct 15, 2007

    The new air-ground integration concept for brigade combat teams is designed to improve combat effectiveness while reducing fratricide and collateral damage on the battlefield, according to U.S. Joint Forces Command. .

  • Coming to America

    Oct 13, 2007

    BAGHDAD, IRAQ - Iraqi translators who work for the United States military provide an extremely valuable service, but these Iraqis also take on considerable risk for themselves and their families.

  • Surgeon General's Office Applies Business Transformation to In-Processing

    Oct 12, 2007

    The business transformation practices set in motion by Lt. Col. Rick Dickinson means in-processing to the Office of the Surgeon General now takes only a third of the time it did before.

  • Army Building its Civilian Bench for Mobility

    Oct 12, 2007

    A new DOD directive will emphasize mobility for civilian employees and training an expeditionary workforce ready to deploy to hot spots like Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Soldiers Training Iraqi Mechanics

    Oct 12, 2007

    Iraqi soldiers began learning basic vehicle maintenance for their Humvees in a new step toward self-sufficiency this week.

  • First Reserve Soldier Receives Silver Star for Valor in Afghanistan

    Oct 12, 2007

    When Army Staff Sgt. Jason Fetty put himself between a suicide bomber and the bomber's intended targets at the grand opening of a new medical facility in Khost, Afghanistan, he wasn't thinking of the strategic, or even tactical, importance of his actions.

  • Army Refitting More Humvees Faster with New Approach

    Oct 11, 2007

    The Army has cut to a fraction the time it takes to rebuild battle-damaged Humvees with a new assembly-line process at Red River Army Depot, Texas.

  • Grieving Parents Find Comfort in Each Other

    Oct 11, 2007

    Losing a child in war is like losing an appendage, said two military wives and mothers whose sons have made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq during the third and final Family Forum at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting Wednesday.

  • U.S., Romanian Paratroopers Jump into Combined Exercise

    Oct 11, 2007

    U.S. Soldiers and airmen from the Southern European Task Force conducted combined, joint airborne operations with Romanian Soldiers from the 60th Airborne Battalion this week.

  • Army to Accelerate Leader Development

    Oct 11, 2007

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command recently announced a plan to accelerate leader development at all levels and Wednesday a panel at the Association of the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs annual meeting outlined more of the specifics.

  • Children of Deployed Parents Need Special Care

    Oct 10, 2007

    The nearly-two million military children in America were a special focus of TuesdayAca,!a,,cs Family Forum at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting.

  • October 2007 - AUSA Eisenhower Luncheon Remarks

    Oct 10, 2007

    As General Sullivan and Secretary Geren mentioned, the theme for this year is "America's Army: The Strength of the Nation." I'd like to talk to you today about what that means, about what I've seen in my first six months on the job, and about the direction that the Secretary and I think we need to move the Army over the next three to four years to ensure that we retain that strength.

  • Chief Sees Future of `Persistent Conflict'

    Oct 9, 2007

    In his keynote address at the Association of the United States Army Annual MeetingAca,!a,,cs Eisenhower Luncheon, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. said he foresees decades of persistent conflict, but expects the Army to rise to the challenge.

  • America's Army: Modernization Maintains Momentum

    Oct 9, 2007

    A panel of senior Army leaders discussed the objectives and way forward for Aca,!A"Army Modernization Aca,!" Maintaining MomentumAca,!A? at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting today.

  • Army Wife Loses 100 Pounds, Gains New Life

    Oct 9, 2007

    SheAca,!a,,cs traveled the world in support of her husbandAca,!a,,cs military career and the U.S. Army. But she wanted to be more than just the supportive spouse.

  • Army Changing Selection, Assignment Policy for Top NCOs

    Oct 9, 2007

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston unveiled the newest modernization effort for the U.S. Army enlisted force during a meeting with senior non-commissioned officers today at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition.

  • Staff Sgt. Seifert, Spc. Seeker Named Army's Best Warriors

    Oct 8, 2007

    In AmericaAca,!a,,cs best Army ever, two Soldiers now have bragging rights as Aca,!A"best of the best.Aca,!A?

  • Warrior Transition Units at Center of Army Medical Action Plan

    Oct 8, 2007

    The Army is establishing 32 Aca,!A"Warrior Transition UnitsAca,!A? at major installations across the force to streamline care for wounded Soldiers, a panel told those at today's annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army.

  • AUSA Opens With Pledge to Army Families

    Oct 8, 2007

    The annual convention of the Association of the United States Army kicked off here today with emphasis on America's Army as Aca,!A"The Strength of the NationAca,!A? and promises by leadership to do Army Families right.

  • Gen. Casey Calls Strong Families the Key to a Strong Force

    Oct 8, 2007

    The Army is committed to building and maintaining strong Families, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during the first Family Forum of the United States Army Annual Meeting.

  • Brazilian Soldiers Sweep Top Spots in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 8, 2007

    Six Brazilian Soldiers and a woman who served in the Russian Army led a field of more than 17,000 runners in the 23rd Army Ten-Miler Sunday at the Pentagon.

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