Archive: Front Page

Showing 14100-14200 of 14609 items, Subscribe to RSS Feed
 
  • Martin, Smith Enjoy Successful First Day at Daytona Pre-Season Thunder

    Jan 16, 2007

    Ginn Racing's Mark Martin and Regan Smith kicked off the first day of this week's Preseason Thunder test session Monday at Daytona International Speedway, with Smith posting the fourth fastest time in the No. 39 Ginn Racing Chevrolet and Martin posting the 15th fastest time in the U.S. Army Chevrolet.

  • Safety Officer's Invention Saves Humvee-Trapped Soldiers

    Jan 16, 2007

    One of the top killers of Soldiers in Iraq isn't necessarily combat-related. Since operations began there in 2003, many Soldiers have died trying to escape Humvees that have rolled into Iraq's numerous irrigation canals.

  • Bush outlines new strategy for course ahead in Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Jan. 11, 2007) aEUR" President Bush's new strategy for Iraq, announced last night in a televised speech to the nation, includes more than 20,000 additional U.S. troops on the ground in Baghdad and Anbar province, increased responsibility for the Iraqi government and Iraqi security forces, and more diplomatic and economic initiatives.Speaking from the White House, Bush said his new strategy "will change America's course in Iraq and help us succeed in the fight against terror."

  • Gates' referring to growing the force in Iraq

    Jan 11, 2007

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates, during a White House news conference held Thursday, January 11th.

  • Army announces Information Operations writing contest winners

    Jan 10, 2007

  • Texas National Guard Team Puts Training to Good Use

    Jan 10, 2007

    In a scene reminiscent of emergency measures seen in cities across the country after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, downtown Austin was temporarily blocked to people and traffic Jan. 8 so authorities could investigate the unexplained deaths of more than 60 birds.

  • Afghanistan Briefing

    Jan 9, 2007

    MG Robert Durbin, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Abdul Hadir Khalid, First Deputy Minister for Security with the Afghan Ministry of Interior, provide an update on operations in Afghanistan.

  • EOD Soldiers train Iraqi Army counterparts

    Jan 9, 2007

    Soldiers from the 18th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, based at Fort Bragg, N.C., assumed the role of mentor and observer to 15 troops from the 2nd Iraqi Army Division.

  • GEN Bell on North Korean Nuclear Tests

    Jan 9, 2007

    General Burwell Bell, Commander of U.S. Forces Korea, believes North Korea will conduct another nuclear test in the future.

  • MG David Ralston

    Jan 8, 2007

    Major General David Ralston, Commanding General U.S. Army Field Artillery School and Fort Sill, Oklahoma, talks with the TRADOC News Service about the future of field artillery in the U.S. Army. MG Ralston looks at some of the technological advancements and how they will help field artillery Soldiers play a more prominent role in the Global War on Terrorism.

  • West beats East in All-American Bowl

    Jan 7, 2007

    The East running back finds a hole during the first quarter of the "All-American" Bowl all-star football game that split the best players in the nation into East and West squads. The West team won the game 24 to 7 in front of a crowd of 35,151 fans.

  • PEO Soldier, Accessions Command unveil traveling exhibit

    Jan 7, 2007

    A new traveling exhibit designed to help connect the American public to the American Soldier was unveiled amid the pageantry of the Army's Fan Fiesta exhibition, culminating with the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl high school all-star football contest played last Saturday at the Alamodome.

  • Army All-Americans recognized

    Jan 6, 2007

    Soldiers, players and Hall of Fame greats shared center stage to honor some of the nation's top high school football players during an awards dinner sponsored by the U.S. Army.

  • PEO Soldier and Accessions Command partner to unveil new traveling exhibit

    Jan 6, 2007

    A new traveling exhibit designed to help connect the American public to the American Soldier was unveiled amid the pageantry of the Army's Fan Fiesta exhibition, culminating with the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl high school all-star football contest played last Saturday at the Alamodome.

  • 88 Soldiers Honored in Texas

    Jan 5, 2007

    88 Soldier heroes honored in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Hometown Heroes

    Jan 5, 2007

    The All-American Bowl celebrates hometown heroes.

  • Army seeks recommendations for Maneuver Center of Excellence patch, crest, motto

    Jan 5, 2007

    The Army is accepting design ideas through March 31 for the shoulder sleeve insignia, distinctive unit insignia and motto for the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

  • Soldier Show seeks musicians for 2007 tour

    Jan 5, 2007

    The U.S. Army Soldier Show seeks musicians for its 2007 tour.

  • Army All-American Bowl Players Present Check to Rehab Center

    Jan 4, 2007

    A small group representing some of the top high school athletes in the country took time away from preparing for the All-American Bowl to spend time with children who are going through tough times.

  • Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr. quote

    Jan 4, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., commander, Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, in a New Year's message to his Soldiers.

  • 'Cuppa Joes' brings home to Soldiers at Camp Striker

    Jan 3, 2007

    Soldiers at Camp Striker can get free coffee in a relaxed setting at the newly opened "Cuppa Joes."

  • Commissaries ring up increased savings for military families

    Jan 3, 2007

    Commissary customers are ringing in the new year with record-breaking savings.

  • Saddam Hussein Executed for Crimes Against Humanity

    Dec 30, 2006

    Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed today, according to a statement issued by President Bush.

  • President Bush Statement on Saddam Hussein's Execution

    Dec 30, 2006

    An excerpt from President Bush's response to Saddam Hussein's execution.

  • President Ford's Funeral: Sequence of Events

    Dec 29, 2006

    A state funeral is scheduled for Gerald R. Ford, Jr., the 38th President of the United States, who died Tuesday evening at his home in Rancho Mirage, California.

  • President Ford's Funeral: Current Information

    Dec 29, 2006

    President Gerald R. Ford died on Dec. 26. Sequence of funeral activity events, related articles and background information provided.

  • Military tradition to be evident in Ford funeral events

    Dec 29, 2006

    Military tradition will be evident throughout the events associated with the death of former President Gerald R. Ford, as the services join the nation in bidding farewell to their former commander in chief.

  • Nearly 4,000 troops to participate in Ford funeral activities

    Dec 29, 2006

    Nearly 4,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guard members are gearing up to support the national farewell to former President Gerald R. Ford.

  • Transforming Afghanistan

    Dec 28, 2006

    Soldiers Radio and Television correspondent Gail McCabe takes a closer look at the role US military forces are playing in the transformation of Afghanistan from a war-torn land to a secure and independent nation.

  • Radio station opens doors, gives chance for free speech

    Dec 28, 2006

    In a city where there is no means for releasing information to its people, coalition forces have developed a project to give the people a chance at free speech.

  • Gates Approves 82nd Airborne Division Deployment to Kuwait

    Dec 27, 2006

    The 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team received orders today to deploy to Kuwait in early January to become the theater command's "call forward" force, Defense Department officials announced today.

  • President Ford Remembered

    Dec 27, 2006

    President George W. Bush's comments in remembrance of former president Gerald R. Ford.

  • Iraqi troops train with help from MiTTs

    Dec 27, 2006

    New basic training graduates with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) trained with the assistance of Military Transition Teams from the 1st Infantry Division.

  • Holiday Greetings

    Dec 27, 2006

  • Jingle Bells

    Dec 27, 2006

    US Army Field Band performs Jingle Bells during their annual Holiday Concert in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • 'Santa's Helper' delivers gifts to foreign nationals at Taji

    Dec 26, 2006

    One of the toughest times during a Soldier's deployment is the holidays, but Soldiers are not the only ones who are homesick and miss their loved ones.

  • Cheer from the Chief

    Dec 26, 2006

    Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd Welty Jr. shakes hands with Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker at Camp Liberty, Iraq, Dec. 23.

  • NCO receives Soldier's Medal for heroism in mall shooting rampage

    Dec 26, 2006

    A Fort Lewis non-commissioned officer received the Soldier's Medal from the Army's senior civilian for saving the lives of a man and several children in a 2005 shooting incident at a local mall. Secretary of the Army, Frances J. Harvey pinned the Army's highest non-combat award for valor on the chest of Staff Sgt. Moises Martinez of A Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. Due to Martinez's actions, no one died in the Nov. 20, 2005, shootings at the Tacoma Mall which evolved into a standoff between a 20-year-old man with an assault rifle and SWAT teams from the Tacoma police. Seven people were wounded in the shooting.

  • Holiday spirit

    Dec 26, 2006

    Soldiers fighting the war on terror worldwide, paused to celebrate the holiday season.

  • Embedded trainers tell Gates they're pleased with Iraqi army progress

    Dec 26, 2006

    Defense Secretary Gates learned that Iraqi units are gaining confidence in their abilities and are doing more to empower noncommissioned officers.

  • Coalition forces kill senior Taliban leader

    Dec 26, 2006

    A coalition air strike Dec. 19 in Afghanistan's Helmand Province killed a senior member of the Taliban's inner circle.

  • Troop greeting from Iraq

    Dec 22, 2006

    Troop greetings from Iraq.

  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

    Dec 22, 2006

    US Army Field Band performs I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus during their annual Holiday Concert in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • I'll Be Home For Christmas

    Dec 22, 2006

    US Army Field Band performs I'll be home for Christmas during their annual Holiday Concert in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Military Christmas

    Dec 22, 2006

    SSG Ron Henry, a member of Transportation Express, a Fort Eustis, Virginia singing group, honors our Soldiers with his performance of the song, "Military Christmas."

  • Soldiers Work 24/7 to Keep Supplies Flowing in Iraq

    Dec 22, 2006

    "We're like the combat Wal-Mart," said Warrant Officer Dempster Upshaw, a Soldier involved with logistics in Iraq. "What you can get at Wal-Mart, you can get here."

  • Michigan couple sends holiday cheer to Iraq

    Dec 22, 2006

    TAJI, Iraq (Army News Service, Dec. 22, 2006) aEUR" Though a white Christmas is out of the question, the holiday season will be a little homier for Soldiers deployed here thanks to a couple from Ludington, Mich., and a sergeant major from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade. Jim Nickelson and his wife, Beth, sent two Fraser fir trees to the 1st ACB to bring holiday cheer to the frontlines, Nickelson said."Hopefully it brightens their mood for a period of time while they're away from their families" for the holidays, he wrote in an email from his home. The Nickelsons' Needlefast Evergreens farm is adjacent to the childhood home of Sgt. Maj. Della St. Louis, the brigade operations sergeant major. St. Louis, for the third consecutive year, arranged for the shipment of the holiday trees the Nickelsons donated. The first was during the 1st ACB deployment from 2004 to 2005, and she had trees sent to 3rd Infantry Division which served in Iraq from 2005 to 2006, she said.

  • Holiday spirit

    Dec 22, 2006

    As Soldiers worldwide continue to fight the war on terror, they also are celebrating the holidays and are being treated to holiday meals and gifts, as well as USO celebrity tours.

  • Iraqi National Police, Cavalry calming tensions in al Doura

    Dec 22, 2006

    Cavalry Soldiers work with Iraqi National Police to calm tensions in Baghdad's south-central al Doura neighborhood.

  • Gates meets with troops over breakfast in Baghdad; asks their advice

    Dec 22, 2006

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates listened to enlisted Soldiers in Iraq, as he formulates a way-forward strategy for the region.

  • Sesame Street's Elmo to educate Americans on deployments

    Dec 22, 2006

    Elmo and the characters of Sesame Street are going to give Americans a chance to see what military families go through when their loved ones deploy to war zones. Sesame Street will air "When Parents Are Deployed" on most Public Broadcasting System stations Dec. 27. Armed Forces Network stations will air the special in January. "The special focuses on giving people an understanding of the sacrifices servicemembers' families make in a deployment," said Barbara Goodno, a senior program analyst with the Pentagon's Office of Family Policy.

  • Colorado National Guard responds to blizzard emergency

    Dec 22, 2006

    About 50 Colorado Army National Guard troops worked through the night, rescuing stranded motorists, clearing roadways for emergency vehicles and delivering American Red Cross supplies in the midst of a blizzard that's already blanketed the state with more than two feet of snow.

  • Training Iraqis to do their jobs

    Dec 21, 2006

    Prior to their August deployment the Soldiers of 4th Platoon, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, days were filled with continual training.

  • Army-led breast cancer study shows promising results

    Dec 21, 2006

    An Army-led breast cancer vaccination study offers hope to breast cancer survivors. Early study results suggest a 50 percent reduction in disease recurrence for vaccinated women. Dr. (Col.) George Peoples, a Brooke Army Medical Center surgeon and principal investigator for the study, released the results of the six-year study Dec. 14 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium here.

  • Happy Holidays

    Dec 21, 2006

    Holiday Greetings from troops to folks back home.

  • A Christmas Story

    Dec 21, 2006

    The touching story of a one-legged man whose own light shines bright this holiday season.

  • Patrolling Adhamiya

    Dec 21, 2006

    Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment provide security for Iraqi soldiers during a patrol in Adhamiya. The purpose of the patrol is to decrease sectarian violence and insurgency activity.

  • Dose of goodwill

    Dec 21, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Scott Ragsdel from Company B, 413th Civil Affairs Battalion, Combined Joint task Force - Horn of Africa, vaccinates a cow during a veterinarian civic action program in Siu Village, Kenya, Dec. 5.

  • Air-ground teamwork

    Dec 21, 2006

    An OH-58A Kiowa helicopter provides close air support Dec. 7, as U.S. Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division convoy into the village of Saddam in Kirkuk Province, Iraq.

  • Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard quote

    Dec 21, 2006

    Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard, commander, Iraq Advisory Group, in an interview from Baghdad Dec. 17, announcing that Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division have been tasked with training military advisors for duty with Iraqi soldiers and police.

  • A Final Wish Granted

    Dec 21, 2006

    An Army spouse fulfills her husband's last wish for US Citizenship.

  • Engineers Improving Oil Export

    Dec 21, 2006

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on various projects to ramp up oil production for the newly democratic country and help improve Iraq's economy.

  • Earning Spurs

    Dec 21, 2006

    It's a rite of passage, on and off the battlefield. SGT Eric Pahon reports on a military time honored tradition that puts Soldiers in spurs.

  • Lean Six Sigma improves Humvee repairs

    Dec 20, 2006

    A team from the 21st Theater Support Command is applying some focused fire to workplace inefficiency. And now they're seeing immediate results.

  • Coalition turns over An Najaf to Iraqis

    Dec 20, 2006

    The security and governance of nearly one-million An Najaf citizens was officially transferred to Provincial Iraqi Control in a ceremony here in southern Iraq Dec. 20.

  • Iraqis Graduate from Police Academy

    Dec 20, 2006

    New recruits, who graduated from the Transition Integration Police Academy on Dec. 17, will join Iraqi police stations throughout the 37 districts of the province to help make the Kirkuk area safer.

  • Removing weapons from Landikheyl

    Dec 20, 2006

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division and the Connecticut Army National Guard discover weapons caches in Landikheyl, Afghanistan, in November.

  • Dempsey: Iraqi forces will improve dramatically

    Dec 20, 2006

    The improvements in the Iraqi security forces over the next six months will be dramatic, said Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey, commander, Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq.

  • GEN Cody on Draft / W2s on MyPay

    Dec 20, 2006

    GEN Cody says a draft will not solve the problems in Iraq; W2s can be located on MyPay.

  • Eager to jump

    Dec 20, 2006

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division board a C-130 aircraft for a jump over Fort Bragg, N.C., Dec. 16. With them are German and Australian jumpmasters.

  • Goodwill mission

    Dec 20, 2006

    Spc. Danielle Deal, from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, visits a student in a Djibouti school after handing out school supplies to the children.

  • Reconciliation proceeds as Iraqi forces strengthen

    Dec 20, 2006

    The Iraq national reconciliation conference is an important step that the prime minister has taken, said Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, coalition spokesman.

  • Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey quote

    Dec 20, 2006

    Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey, commander, Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq, in a Dec. 19, 2006 interview from Baghdad.

  • Interrogation Exercise

    Dec 20, 2006

    Role-players ad realism to an exercise in which 524th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers hone their skills on collecting information interrogations. PVT Daniel Pauletto reports from Camp Casey, Korea.

  • Army accelerates conversion of brigade combat teams

    Dec 20, 2006

    The Army announced today it is accelerating the modular conversion of two active-component brigade combat teams to increase the number of combat and combat-support units available for current and future combat and homeland-defense missions.

  • Instructors see double at schoolhouse

    Dec 19, 2006

    Four Soldiers from A Company, 264th Medical Battalion, are causing more than a few instructors to do a double take here at the Army Medical Department Center and School. Even in a sea of green, it's tough to miss two sets of identical twins. "I couldn't tell the Jackson twins apart until about three weeks into training," said Staff Sgt. Veronica McKenzie, the Jackson twins' drill sergeant. "I'd start yelling at one, but it was the wrong one. I'd just tell him, 'Go tell your brother what I just told you.'" Pvts. Jerome and Joshua Jackson and Pvts. Chester and Lester Peak are hoping to leave a legacy at Fort Sam Houston, not so much for their similarities, but for their performance as individual Soldiers.

  • Moment in history bonds warriors

    Dec 19, 2006

    Sixty-five years after Imperial Japanese bombers attacked Pearl Harbor, Charles Horner, who lived through the "day of infamy," wanted to spend time meeting the warriors wounded in the global war on terrorism. Now 86 and living in a nursing home, Horner asked the staff at San Antonio's Heartland Health Care Center to help the visit happen through the center's "Heart's Desire" program.

  • Soldiers can depend on cooks to come through with a hot meal

    Dec 19, 2006

    The 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Brassfield-Mora enjoy good food thanks to their great cooks.

  • Postal workers deliver morale during holiday season

    Dec 19, 2006

    For deployed Soldiers, gifts and holiday cheer usually come through the postal service.

  • Soldiers honor defense secretaries

    Dec 19, 2006

    Soldiers were among the participants at the Pentagon for the farewell ceremony for Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld Dec. 15 and the swearing in ceremony of the new defense secretary, Robert Gates Dec. 18.

  • Providing cover

    Dec 19, 2006

    Cpl. Sean Mckenrick (left) and a fellow Soldier provide security as their platoon searches a house during a raid in Al Saab Bour, Iraq, Dec. 1. The Soldiers are from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (Light).

  • Eye in the sky

    Dec 19, 2006

    Chief Warrant Officer Mike Zanders, from the 17th Cavalry Regiment, conducts a preflight inspection on the thermal imaging sensor of an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter at Forward Operating Base Sykes, Iraq, on Dec. 3.

  • Army Announces Results of Third Mental Health Advisory Team Survey

    Dec 19, 2006

    The Department of the Army announced Dec. 19 the results of the Army's third Mental Health Advisory Team, which is a snapshot of the morale and mental health of deployed Soldiers last Fall in Iraq.

  • Iraqi Shiite national police help displaced Sunni Muslims

    Dec 19, 2006

    Iraq's predominantly Shiite national police force presented the Red Crescent with three truckloads of clothing to be distributed among the nearly 1,500 displaced Sunni Muslims living in the Samarra area.

  • Soldiers train to protect North America from terrorist attacks

    Dec 19, 2006

    Canadian and U.S. Soldiers and other personnel participated in an exercise involving multiple simulated attacks against the military and state and federal agencies throughout North America.

  • Oregon National Guard supports Mount Hood rescue effort

    Dec 19, 2006

    After finding the body of one missing climber on Mount Hood, Ore., members of the Oregon Army National Guard continue searching for two other lost climbers.

  • Military housing rates boosted 3.5 percent overall

    Dec 19, 2006

    Servicemembers will receive an average 3.5 percent boost in their basic allowance for housing compensation benefit in 2007, Defense Department officials said.

  • Safeguarding Information Technology Vital to DoD

    Dec 18, 2006

    Safeguarding and protecting vital computer-accessed information is the job of everyone working at the Defense Department, a senior DoD official said.

  • Mailroom in Iraq preps for holiday rush

    Dec 18, 2006

    The Army post office here is no different from those in the U.S. - the pace drastically picks up during the holiday season.

  • Mailroom Gears Up for Holidays

    Dec 18, 2006

    The troops of the 747th Adjutant General Company Postal, a reserve unit from Helena, Mont., sort and distribute the mail to 23 units on FOB Warrior and other surrounding forward operating bases.

  • Operation Warrior Training / Evaluation Brigade

    Dec 18, 2006

    Operation Warrior Trainer eases transition from reserve to active; New Evaluation Brigade tests systems.

  • Training Iraqi police

    Dec 18, 2006

    The Iraqi government decreed 2006 the "Year of the Police" in Iraq. As the year comes to a close, coalition forces continue to recognize the importance of building a competent police force with the confidence of the Iraqi people.

  • Namhae Anniversary

    Dec 18, 2006

    Meet a courageous Korean man who continues to pay respect to fallen American soldiers sixty years after their deaths.

  • Soldiers shine in early-season World Cup bobsled competitions

    Dec 18, 2006

    Sgt. Shauna Rohbock and Spc. Steve Holcomb won back-to-back gold and silver medals, respectively, during the first two weeks of the 2006-07 World Cup bobsled season.

  • AAFES: Troop support hits record high

    Dec 18, 2006

    According to the military command in charge of providing access to items of necessity and convenience to military families the world over, support for America's troops is at an all time high.

  • Explosive ordnance disposal teams play vital role in Iraq

    Dec 18, 2006

    Explosive ordnance disposal teams in Iraq and the Soldiers who escort them in convoys, work hard at keeping the roads clear of IEDs and protecting Soldiers and civilians.

  • 1 horsepower vehicle

    Dec 18, 2006

    An Iraqi farmer gives Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment a ride back to their vehicles on a cart during a patrol near Mussayyib in Babil Province.

  • Feel the beat

    Dec 18, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Meghan Groth, a veterinary technician from Third Army, U.S. Army Central, shows a Yemeni animal worker how a stethoscope is used to listen to heartbeats during a veterinary civil action program.

  • Maj. Robert Nash quote

    Dec 18, 2006

    Maj. Robert Nash, officer in charge of the Army Corps of Engineers' Baghdad office, in an interview Dec. 14, 2006

  • Veterans' cemeteries across America receive wreaths

    Dec 15, 2006

    In 1992, Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington, Maine donated 5,000 red-bowed wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery. It became a tradition.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)