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  • 'Hiring Heroes' Leads Wounded Soldiers to Jobs

    Mar 2, 2007

    When citizens volunteer to be Soldiers, they swear to protect the country even when it means placing themselves in harm's way. Likewise, the nation has an obligation not to forget those warriors who return from conflict bearing battle scars.

  • Walter Reed Commanding General Relieved

    Mar 1, 2007

    Two weeks after Walter Reed Army Medical Center made national headlines for poor outpatient care, the center's top leader has been relieved of command.

  • Proper Weapons Practices Key to Ending Negligent Discharge Incidents in Iraq

    Mar 1, 2007

    The recent death of a Soldier in Baquba from poor weapons handling has increased focus on the prevention and consequences of negligent discharges among Soldiers in Iraq.

  • Joint Trauma Institute Takes on National Role

    Mar 1, 2007

    A San Antonio-based joint trauma institute is taking on a national role, a change that is expected to have a positive impact on trauma research, officials said Feb. 23 during a press conference at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research here.

  • Family Members To Travel Less for Loved One's Remains

    Mar 1, 2007

    Families of fallen Soldiers will no longer have to travel as far to pick up their loved one's remains.

  • Army Fields New Protective Neck Gear

    Mar 1, 2007

    The Army announced yesterday it is fielding 430,000 new helmet pads, officially referred to as Nape Pads, designed to better protect Soldiers' neck areas from ballistic fragmentation.

  • Savings Plans Help Soldiers Prepare for Future

    Mar 1, 2007

    The Thrift Savings Plan, a voluntary savings and investment retirement program for federal employees and uniformed servicemembers, is designed to make it easy for Soldiers to save for retirement.

  • Emergency Funds are Critical, Not so Hard to Build

    Mar 1, 2007

    Though financial experts disagree on the amount aEUR" quoting anything from $500 to two month's pay aEUR" they all agree that saving for an emergency fund is a "must-have" item in anyone's budget.

  • Children of Iraq

    Feb 28, 2007

    Sahar Al-Taee, a former civilian translator for the 3rd Medical Command, was kidnapped and later killed as a result of sectarian violence. In tribute to her work and devotion, Major Bobby Hart, who is in Iraq, directs his eyes, his words and his hope toward the future of Iraq...its children.

  • Violators of Military Hoaxes Act Could Receive Fines, Prison Time

    Feb 28, 2007

    Persons making false or misleading statements to families about the death, injury, capture or disappearance of a servicemember during war time could be fined, imprisoned or both.

  • Martin Rolling, Off to Career Best Start

    Feb 28, 2007

    Mark Martin is off to the best start of his racing career and for the first time since Sept. 22, 2002, the veteran is on top of the NASCAR world.

  • Guard to Get Shorter, More Predictable Deployments

    Feb 28, 2007

    There will be fewer, shorter and more predictable deployments for reserve-component troops, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the National Guard's 54 adjutants general today.

  • 'Surge' Units to be Fully Trained, Equipped, Leaders Say

    Feb 28, 2007

    The Army is deploying five brigade combat teams and a division headquarters to Iraq, in addition to extending one National Guard brigade combat team (BCT) already in theater. None of the five BCTs will deploy with less than a year between deployments, and each will meet the Army's pre-deployment training regimen.

  • Three Soldiers in Fort Campbell Platoon Earn Silver Stars

    Feb 28, 2007

    Just more than 200 Silver Stars have been awarded for Operation Iraqi Freedom since it began in 2003, and three of them now belong to Soldiers from one Fort Campbell platoon.

  • Army Aviator Inducted Into 'Hall of Heroes'

    Feb 27, 2007

    A day after President Bush presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to retired Lt. Col. Bruce P. Crandall, Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis J. Harvey and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Schoomaker inducted Crandall into the prestigious "Hall of Heroes" at the Pentagon.

  • Fast Cue-wielding Soldiers Can Win Trip to Las Vegas

    Feb 27, 2007

    Soldiers who can quickly clear a table of billiard balls have an opportunity to win a trip for two to Las Vegas in the Army MWR Speed Pool Tournament.

  • Virtual Experience Lets Civilians Act as Soldiers

    Feb 27, 2007

    Only Soldiers know how it feels to fight in a combat zone, but civilians now have an opportunity to get a virtual taste of the action.

  • Low Prices Meet Their Match at AAFES

    Feb 27, 2007

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's "We'll Match It!" initiative has been updated to allow authorized shoppers to compare prices between the exchange and "warehouse clubs."

  • Signal Company Keeps Brigade Talking

    Feb 27, 2007

    Paratroopers with Company C, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, the signal company for the brigade, have made it possible for their brigade to be successful while fighting the war on terror.

  • Leader Helps Troopers Understand Their Important Military Heritage

    Feb 27, 2007

    Most "Black Jack" Soldiers know the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division's history, but during its Black History Month observance Feb. 16, the keynote speaker at Forward Operating Base Prosperity, Iraq, discussed the 9th U.S. Cavalry and its legendary "Buffalo Soldiers."

  • Training Pays Off, Soldiers Escape Bradley Rollover

    Feb 27, 2007

    Rollover drills and situational-awareness training turned a potentially deadly rollover into a survival story for three Soldiers recently when their Bradley fighting vehicle rolled into a canal in Iraq.

  • Gearing Up: JRTC Trains 4th Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., for Accelerated Deployment

    Feb 27, 2007

    There might never have been a brigade training event on the scale of the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (SBCT) rehearsal for Iraq that ended Feb. 14. Certainly, one so big never came together so fast.

  • Army Aviator Awarded Medal of Honor

    Feb 26, 2007

    President Bush today presented the Congressional Medal of Honor to retired Lt. Col. Bruce P. Crandall for his actions at the Battle of Landing Zone X-Ray in Vietnam's Ia Drang Valley.

  • Military Playing Down Long Runs, Adopting More Diverse Fitness Programs

    Feb 26, 2007

    If a little bit of running is good for keeping warfighters in top form, then a lot of running is better, right' "Wrong!" say officials here at the Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine.

  • Fort Jackson Led the Way in 1960s School Desegregation

    Feb 26, 2007

    Hood Street Elementary School, built in 1963, was considered one of the first permanent structures at Fort Jackson and it was also the first public school in Columbia to integrate students during the civil rights movement.

  • Students Shadow Fort Riley Aviators

    Feb 26, 2007

    Eight Junction City High School students visited the 1st Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade Feb. 8 to see UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters up close and learn about the day-to-day lives of aviation Soldiers.

  • 'Military Saves' Encourages Soldiers to Prepare for Tomorrow

    Feb 26, 2007

    For most Soldiers, a savings account is something that's not on their agenda, and in many cases, if they think about it at all, it's in a vague, sometime-in-the-future sort of way.

  • Gunmen Don't Stop Medical Operation

    Feb 26, 2007

    Terrorists commonly use scare tactics to disrupt the everyday lives of others, but their tactics were unsuccessful during a recent medical operation.

  • Soldier's Students Send Shoes

    Feb 26, 2007

    Lt. Col. Robert Colfer, an Army Reservist who teaches history to 9th, 10th and 11th graders at Marblehead High School, of Marblehead, Mass., encouraged his students to get involved in humanitarian aid for children in Iraq.

  • Suze Orman Kicks Off Military Saves Week at Pentagon

    Feb 26, 2007

    The Defense Department's "Military Saves" program kicked off yesterday with Military Saves Week, which will continue through March 4.

  • Program Encourages Troops to Save Money, Reduce Debt

    Feb 26, 2007

    A new Defense Department program encourages servicemembers to become better money managers by paying off or avoiding credit card debt and starting savings accounts.

  • Schumacher Beaten in Semifinals

    Feb 26, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, lost in the semifinals of the Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals here Sunday at Firebird International Raceway.

  • Martin Scores Second Consecutive Top-Five Finish

    Feb 26, 2007

    U.S. Army driver Mark Martin left California Speedway leading the Nextel Cup driver point standings after posting a fifth-place finish in Sunday's Auto Club 500.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers Aid Stranded Motorists During Ice Storm

    Feb 23, 2007

    "I serve the people of the United States and live the Army Values." When most Soldiers recite those words from the Soldier's Creed, they likely imagine fulfilling this promise on the battlefield.

  • Gates: Wounded Servicemembers Should Not Have to Battle Bureaucracy

    Feb 23, 2007

    Injured American troops should not return home to battle the bureaucracies of a broken outpatient health care system, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told reporters at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here today.

  • Army Rangers Grant Child's Wish

    Feb 23, 2007

    For Army Rangers, soldiering is a way of life. For 14-year-old Riley Woina aEUR" a young boy living with cystic fibrosis aEUR" "rangering" is a dream come true.

  • TRiPS To Help Servicemembers Assess Travel Risks

    Feb 23, 2007

    A tool used by Soldiers to assess the risk of driving their privately owned vehicles on trips will become the same tool used by Airman, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen beginning next month.

  • Soldiers Score Medals in Shooting Championships

    Feb 23, 2007

    Kicking off the 2007 World Cup season, Team USA athletes hosted a successful Rocky Mountain Rifle Championship Feb. 14-18 at the U.S. Olympic Shooting Center. The test match showed that America's riflemen and women are set to take on the world in the year before the 2008 Olympic Games.

  • Mississippi Guardsman To Become First Non-Celebrity Face on NASCAR Cup Car

    Feb 23, 2007

    A Mississippi National Guardsman will be honored this Sunday by having his image unveiled on the hood of a NASCAR Nextel Cup Car aEUR" the #25 National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet driven by Casey Mears.

  • African-American NFL Players Tell Soldiers to Follow Dreams

    Feb 23, 2007

    Past and present members of the National Football League joined the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's observance of African-American History Month here today.

  • Behavioral Health Specialists Ease Servicemembers' Minds

    Feb 23, 2007

    Long hours of stressful work faced by deployed troops, combined with little privacy and not much free time, can end up taking a mental and emotional toll. Fortunately, Soldiers serving in every Brigade Combat Team in the Army will now have a greater opportunity to visit a behavioral health clinic and speak to a trained specialist.

  • Walter Reed Puts 'Full-Court Press' on Fixing Building 18

    Feb 23, 2007

    The Army surgeon general's staff is putting a "full-court press" on fixing the backed-up repairs needed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center's outpatient Building 18, the service's top medical officer said here yesterday.

  • The UH-1 Iroquois in Vietnam

    Feb 22, 2007

    Dr. Erik Villard, historian at the U.S. Army Center of Military History, discusses the Vietnam War legacy of the UH-1 Iroquois helicopter.

  • Troopers Learn to Airlift Equipment, Supplies in Combat Zone

    Feb 22, 2007

    When people think of air assaults they may have an image in their mind of soldiers repelling from helicopters down long ropes and then once on the ground, the soldiers go to attack an objective.

  • Officials Offer No Excuses, Only Changes at Walter Reed

    Feb 22, 2007

    Senior defense officials yesterday said they take full responsibility for the recently reported poor-quality outpatient housing and bureaucratic hassles some servicemembers have experienced at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and offered up a "no excuses" approach to fixing the problems.

  • Kentucky Guard Soldier Receives Distinguished Service Cross

    Feb 22, 2007

    A Kentucky National Guard Soldier has become the first Guard Soldier -- and only the fifth servicemember overall -- to receive the Distinguished Service Cross.

  • Leaders Visit Walter Reed, Express Resolve

    Feb 20, 2007

    Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey and GEN Richard A. Cody, vice chief of staff of the Army, speak with a medical hold Soldier about his living conditions in Building 18 outside of Walter Reed Army Medical Center. In comments to reporters afterward, Secretary Harvey stated that he and GEN Cody visited the building after learning of Soldier complaints. Both Army leaders expressed concern and found the facilities "disappointing," and "unacceptable," Harvey said. "This building has potential and we will get it turned around," GEN Cody added. A plan is already in place to upgrade the building and will be reported on to GEN Cody to ensure Soldiers are being provided a "quality of life equal to the quality of their service," Secretary Harvey concluded.

  • More Than One Way to OCS

    Feb 20, 2007

    Soldiers seeking to attend Officer Candidate School now have an alternative to appearing before the board. They can apply for direct OCS selection.

  • DoD Working on Patient-Care Issues

    Feb 20, 2007

    The Defense Department is working to address patient-care problems recently identified at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the department's flagship medical facility, a DoD spokesman said today.

  • After 40 Years, Air Defender Says Goodbye

    Feb 20, 2007

    Robert Rangel had two choices: show up at the induction ceremony Jan. 10, 1967, or go to jail. He chose the former, raised his right hand and became Pvt. Robert Rangel.

  • Army Racecar Driver Makes Fan's Dream Come True, Supports Tornado Victims

    Feb 20, 2007

    Myron Bowlin, who submitted the winning bid of $13,600 on eBay and won the Mark Martin Daytona 500 Dream Package that benefited Central Florida's tornado victims, rode a couple of laps around Daytona International Speedway with his favorite driver on the eve of the Great American Race.

  • Army Comes .02 Seconds Away from Winning Daytona 500

    Feb 20, 2007

    Everyone seemed to disappear but Mark Martin as he dominated the Daytona 500 track, maneuvering his 01 Army Chevy so no one could pass him and grab his number-one spot Feb. 18.

  • MiTT Focused on Iraqi Army NCO Corps

    Feb 20, 2007

    As a member of a military transition team, 1st Sgt. Joseph McFarlane spends the majority of his days training and advising members of the Iraqi Army.

  • Schumacher Feels for NASCAR Teammate Mark Martin

    Feb 20, 2007

    Like many race fans on Sunday, U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, was intently watching an exciting Daytona 500, which is NASCAR's traditional Nextel Cup Series season opener.

  • Force Increase Necessary for War on Terror, Leaders Say

    Feb 20, 2007

    The end-strength increases in the Army and Marine Corps will help reduce strain on the forces and position them for the long war against terrorism, said the leaders of the two services.

  • Martin Opens New Ginn Racing Era with Strongest Daytona Run of Career

    Feb 20, 2007

    "I just can't tell you how bad I wanted it," said Mark Martin seconds after climbing out of his No. 01 U.S. Army Chevrolet following Sunday's Daytona 500. "We gave it our best shot aEUR" we were within inches of getting it done."

  • Iraq Briefing: MG Joseph Fil

    Feb 16, 2007

    MG Joseph Fil speaks with Pentagon reporters via satellite, providing an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.

  • MND-B Commander: Peace in Iraq Possible

    Feb 16, 2007

    The goal of coalition forces new security strategy is to clear, control and retain Baghdad's neighborhoods, said the Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad commanding general during a press conference here Feb. 16.

  • Military Wives Go the Extra Distance

    Feb 16, 2007

    Many women will do just about anything for their family, and most Soldiers will do whatever it takes to make the mission a success. For Soldiers who are wives, commitment is more than a wedding vow; it is a pledge to see a promise through, no matter where it takes them.

  • Lab Officer Assists Typhoon Relief in Philippines

    Feb 16, 2007

    Capt. Michael Van Hoven was stunned when he saw CNN's Internet coverage of the typhoon that hit the Philippines in late November 2006.

  • All-Army Small Arms Championships Open to All Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2007

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and U.S. Army Infantry Center will host the 2007 Army Rifle and Pistol Championships March 2-10 and the U.S. Army Long-Range Championships March 11-13.

  • National Guard Assists in Storm-Battered New York

    Feb 16, 2007

    About 100 troops from the New York Army National Guard are assisting in snow removal in upstate New York, where winter storms have left more than 10 feet of snow in some areas over the past two weeks.

  • Korean War Veteran Recognized for Combat Valor

    Feb 16, 2007

    A Korean War veteran was awarded the Bronze Star with "V" device Feb. 2, more than 50 years after he risked his own life to save the lives of his fellow Soldiers.

  • Baghdad Roundtable

    Feb 15, 2007

    Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman MG William Caldwell speaks to reporters in Baghdad and provides an operational update.

  • Army Officer Named 2006 Amateur Female Triathlete of Year

    Feb 15, 2007

    An officer in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program was selected as the 2006 Amateur Female Triathlete of the Year by "Triathlete" magazine.

  • 'Cav Roundup' Now Available on iTunes

    Feb 15, 2007

    What happens when the Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad daily radio show 'Cav Roundup' meets Apple's iTunes' People are able to listen to the most up-to-date information on what's happening on the ground through the eyes of MND-B Soldiers.

  • Families First Casualty Call Center Helps Families Heal

    Feb 15, 2007

    It's been a year since the Army's Human Resources Command launched the Families First Casualty Call Center here to offer additional assistance to families of fallen Soldiers who were lost in combat or by accident.

  • Soldier-chefs to Flaunt Culinary Talents in Competition

    Feb 15, 2007

    Some 200 Soldier-chefs from Army installations around the world will trade body armor and M-16 rifles for filet knives, spatulas and pastry bags here March 5-16 during the 32nd annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition.

  • Soldiers Like FCS Test Systems So Much, They Don't Want to Return Them

    Feb 13, 2007

    Testing for some of the systems slated for the first "spin out" of the Army's Future Combat Systems program has gone well, except for one minor glitch: the Soldiers testing them don't want to give the prototypes back.

  • Active Army Meets January Recruiting Goals; Retention Remains Strong

    Feb 13, 2007

    The active Army exceeded its recruiting goals for January, the Defense Department announced yesterday.

  • Implementation of Security Plan Underway

    Feb 12, 2007

    Iraqi security forces and Soldiers from the Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad uncovered 14 weapons caches and detained 140 insurgent suspects in and around the Iraqi capital during the week of Feb. 3-9.

  • Avoid Trans Fat Warns Army Nutritionist

    Feb 12, 2007

    New York City is banning trans fatty acids from its restaurants. Kentucky Fried Chicken, Wendy's, Chili's and Ruby Tuesday have already eliminated trans fat from their menus.

  • Paratroopers Stand up Joint Security Station in Hurriyah

    Feb 12, 2007

    The sudden clap of a firearm's discharge prompts the split-second reaction of paratroopers patrolling the volatile streets of Iraq's capital on foot. From behind urban cover aEUR" a car, a corner or even a light post aEUR" they meticulously scan their interlocking sectors of fire to ensure 360-degree security for the platoon conducting a presence patrol.

  • Technology Helps Soldiers Stay Close to Loved Ones

    Feb 12, 2007

    "Snail mail" is quickly becoming a thing of the past for deployed Soldiers thanks to the 1st Cavalry Division's commitment to keeping families close through video teleconferences.

  • Investigators Studying Latest Army Helo Cases to Prevent Future Incidents

    Feb 12, 2007

    As the Army investigates the recent spate of helicopter crashes in Iraq, it's working to get lessons being learned from them back to air crews in the field as quickly as possible.

  • Schumacher Drops Out in First Round

    Feb 12, 2007

    U.S. Army Top Fuel pilot, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, lost in the first round of the Carquest Auto Parts Winternationals here Sunday at Auto Club Raceway.

  • Pole Day Qualifying Completed; Martin Looks to Daytona 500

    Feb 12, 2007

    Mark Martin qualified 33rd in Sunday's Pole Day at Daytona International Speedway. The U.S. Army Team will now turn its attention to Thursday's Gatorade Duel qualifying race, as they continue to get ready for Sunday's Daytona 500.

  • Supplemental Funds Critical to Army Readiness, Officials Say

    Feb 9, 2007

    The Army is the best equipped, trained and led force it's ever been, but it needs continued funding to ensure it's ready to face future conflicts, the Army's top two leaders said in congressional testimony today.

  • Cyber Patrol: Beware of What You Post

    Feb 9, 2007

    Every day a dedicated group of Army experts search the Internet looking at official and unofficial Army Web sites and blogs.

  • The 761st Tank Battalion: Fighting the Enemy, Beating Stereotypes

    Feb 9, 2007

    Nicknamed "the Black Panthers," the Soldiers of the 761st Tank Battalion fought racial stereotypes of the time, but still went on earn the nation's respect and an honored place in military and American history.

  • Soldier Wins High-Definition 'Tiki' in Army MWR Fantasy Football

    Feb 9, 2007

    Spc. Anthony Owens mastered the art of playing fantasy football to win a high-definition television in the U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 2006 Fantasy Football promotion.

  • With Three "Big Brothers" Looking After Him, Smith Ready to Make Cup Debut

    Feb 9, 2007

    If Regan Smith ever feels out of sorts as a rookie in the Nextel Cup garage he knows he has an experienced and friendly support group to seek advice from.

  • 82nd Airborne Sets Up Shop in Adhamiyah

    Feb 9, 2007

    The 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team established a combat outpost in the heart of Baghdad this week in an effort to reduce sectarian violence in the Iraqi capital and assist the Iraqi security forces to take control of the city.

  • Fort Drum Leaders Help 10th Mountain Division Families Through Extension

    Feb 9, 2007

    Families of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, received the second of six briefings from Fort Drum leaders offering help in such areas as finance, behavioral health, spirituality and legal concerns.

  • Future Combat Systems Restructuring a 'Balancing Act'

    Feb 9, 2007

    The Army's Future Combat System program has been restructured as part of a "balancing act" between equipping the current force and modernizing the future force, a top Army acquisition official said yesterday.

  • Soldiers Work to Make Baghdad's Adhamiyah District Safer for Residents

    Feb 8, 2007

    The dead of night covered their movements. Out of their Strykers, down the street and into a courtyard, the Soldiers moved. Kicking in the door at 3 a.m. was just enough to catch their targets off guard. Elements of the 2nd Infantry Division's 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team had taken two more suspected insurgents off the streets.

  • Multinational Group Visits Camp Atterbury

    Feb 8, 2007

    A group of dignitaries from an array of countries escorted by Emily Kalogeropoulos, an English language officer working with the U.S. Department of State visited Camp Atterbury Feb. 5 to gain knowledge about the role of local National Guard troops.

  • American, Iraqi Soldiers Reestablish Presence in Az-Zaidon Area

    Feb 8, 2007

    The "Golden Dragons" of 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) joined by troops from 3rd Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, surrounded the village of Ibrahim Sallal, southwest of Az-Zaidon, Iraq, in the pre-dawn darkness of Feb. 3.

  • Army Aviator to be Awarded Medal of Honor

    Feb 7, 2007

    The White House announced today that President Bush will present the Medal of Honor to Bruce P. Crandall in recognition of his actions at Landing Zone X-Ray during the Battle of Ia Drang, Vietnam, in November 1965.

  • Diyala Government, Coalition Forces Focus on Reconstruction

    Feb 7, 2007

    Iraq's provincial government and coalition forces are working earnestly to improve the way of life for the people of Diyala through reconstruction efforts focused on the their needs throughout the the province. "We have big plans for the people of Diyala," said Ra'ad Hameed Al-Mula Jowad Al-Tanimi, governor of Diyala, during a press conference. "There are lots of projects being worked to improve the health, school and education, electricity, water and housing."

  • SemperComm to Recognize Creative Troops

    Feb 6, 2007

    The troop-support group SemperComm is asking for nominations for its 2007 awards program recognizing the morale-raising efforts of troops stationed throughout the world.

  • Monroe PMO 'Dumps the Pump' With New Admin Vehicle

    Feb 6, 2007

    It may not be equipped for high-speed chases or hauling in bad guys, but the new Provost Marshal Office vehicle that arrived here in late January includes one key feature that's quite remarkable.

  • Veteran Driver Set to Make Debut in No. 01 U.S. Army Chevy

    Feb 6, 2007

    Mark Martin's appearance in this Saturday night's Budweiser Shootout at Daytona International Speedway will be his record-extending 19th consecutive start and 20th overall. The all-star event will also mark his debut for Ginn Racing in the No. 01 U.S. Army Chevrolet.

  • Wounded War Veterans Reach New Heights

    Feb 6, 2007

    The sky was the limit for six wounded Iraq war veterans who met here Feb. 2 at Sport Rock Indoor Climbing Center.

  • Budget Request Highlights Army Equipment, Training, Quality of Life

    Feb 6, 2007

    A 3-percent pay raise for servicemembers, an increase in ground forces and continued funding of the global war on terrorism are on the table now that President Bush has delivered his fiscal 2008 defense budget request and 2007 emergency supplemental request to Congress today.

  • Schumacher Eyes Past With Season Opener Looming

    Feb 5, 2007

    A new NHRA POWERade drag racing season may be right around the corner, but U.S. Army Top Fuel driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, is still definitely living in the past.

  • 2007 Newman's Own Awards Open for Nominations

    Feb 5, 2007

    Newman's Own, the Fisher House Foundation and the Military Times Media Group are inviting volunteer organizations that serve military families to compete for a share of $75,000 in grants.

  • Army Picks Top Environmental Programs

    Feb 5, 2007

    Six installations, one team and one individual have been declared winners in the fiscal 2006 Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards. The awards honor the Army's top programs in endangered species protection, historic preservation, waste reduction, environmental cleanup and pollution prevention.

  • 3rd COSCOM to Move to Fort Knox

    Feb 5, 2007

    The Army continues moving units in Europe to the United States as part of the ongoing plan to give the nation's fighting force more flexibility to meet future threats.

  • Army to Transfer M1A1 Tanks to Marine Corps

    Feb 5, 2007

    The Army will transfer 80 M1A1 Abrams tanks over the next eight months to the Marine Corps to help them replace earlier models which the Army has already upgraded.

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