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  • Garmisch wins big at Army Rec Awards

    Sep 19, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" The results are in and the Pete Burke Community Center and Garmisch Community Library on Artillery Kaserne are the best of the best.

  • Canadians go live-fire at JMRC's shoothouse

    Sep 19, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany, Sept. 17, 2008 Aca,!" Canadian Soldiers from India Company, 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment conduct live fire training Sept. 17 during Cooperative Spirit 2008 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany. Cooperative Spirit 2008 is a multinational Combat Training Center rotation intended to test interoperability among the American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies' Program (ABCA).

  • Open for Discussion: Benelux group helps combat vets talk through issues

    Sep 19, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, BELGIUM Aca,!" Although Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe and Army organizations located here do not deploy battalions of Soldiers to combat, there are individual troops and small groups who are on constant rotations to battle zones. Additionally, nearby installations are often the next assignment for many who have finished a tour of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Marshall Center librarian wins national honors

    Sep 18, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" Marshall Center library technician Jill Golden was honored as the 2007 Federal Library Technician of the Year during a ceremony at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., Sept. 12.

  • The Aussie with Awesome Aim

    Sep 18, 2008

    An Australian soldier assumes a solid fighting position behind rocks and tree roots during a training exercise Sept. 11 at Hohenfels, Germany. The maneuvers helped prepare the unit for Cooperative Spirit 2008, a joint training event for the America, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand Armies Program. ABCA has been dedicated to close interopability gaps between the five nations for decades.

  • U.S. Army awards 43 million euro contract for construction in Bulgaria

    Sep 18, 2008

    U.S. Army awards 43 million euro contract for construction in Bulgaria

  • Partnership develops into gold (and silver and bronze)

    Sep 18, 2008

    KASTELLAUN, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Europe Soldiers tested their skills with several German weapon systems Sep. 10 when their German partnership unit hosted a SchAfA1/4tzenschnur on a German rifle range just outside the city of Kastellaun.

  • JMTC Range Program Receives Army's Top Award for Management

    Sep 17, 2008

    The Joint Multinational Training CommandAca,!a,,cs (JMTC) Training Support Activity Europe (TSAE) received the highest award in the Army for Tier 1 installations last month for their management of U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs (USAREUR) Sustainable Range Program (SRP).

  • Australian troops clear buildings in 'Cooperative Spirit'

    Sep 17, 2008

    Military operations in urban terrain, or MOUT training, kicked off Aca,!A"Cooperative Spirit 2008,Aca,!A? a month-long exercise in Germany involving an exchange of tactics among American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ground forces.

  • Sky Soldier awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Sep 17, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy -- Staff Sgt. Erich Phillips, mortar platoon sergeant for Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, also known as Aca,!A"The Rock,Aca,!A? was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross Sept. 15, 2008 in Vicenza, Italy for his actions Aug. 22, 2007 at Ranch House in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

  • Soldier-survivor recalls Army's support throughout personal battle with cancer

    Sep 17, 2008

    Aca,!A"I love the Army,Aca,!A? said Sgt. 1st Class James Jordan. At the age of 33, while stationed in Korea, doctors found a tumor the size of a grapefruit in his chest. He had cancer, and almost nine years later, heAca,!a,,cs still in uniform. Aca,!A"I praise God for that,Aca,!A? he said. Jordan is the senior paralegal for the Europe Regional Medical Command Judge Advocate General office, having just arrived in country in July.

  • Recruiter earns Soldier's Medal for lifesaving actions on German autobahn

    Sep 16, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Alden thought heAca,!a,,cd left behind his duties as a volunteer firefighter when he deployed as one of Albany BattalionAca,!a,,cs Europe Detachment recruiters in 2006. On Feb. 21 of this year, however, he put his past training to the test in the face of a highway emergency and saved the life of a German driver by helping him escape from his flaming car and administering life-saving first aid. As a result of this heroic action, Sgt. 1st Class Alden was awarded the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal on Aug. 28.

  • Third time's the charm for Bamberg library

    Sep 16, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" The-third-time-is-the-charm expression usually refers to someone finally accomplishing a goal after repeated tries Aca,!" along with the joy that comes with it.

  • Sky Soldiers kick off Warrior Adventure Quest in Europe

    Sep 15, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" Paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team got WAQed during three days of high-adrenaline, high-adventure outdoor activities here Sept. 8-10.

  • Riding the Alps

    Sep 15, 2008

    Bikers in Germany take part in Ride The Alps.

  • Five nations begin joint training event in Germany

    Sep 15, 2008

    HOHENFELS, GermanyAca,!"American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ground forces held an opening ceremony for Cooperative Spirit 2008 Friday at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here.

  • ABCA Soldiers take break from Cooperative Spirit training

    Sep 14, 2008

    ABCA Soldiers take a break from training to watch the Australian Wallabies and New Zealand All Blacks rugby match Saturday at the Community Activities Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The fans are Soldiers participating in Cooperative Spirit 2008 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Sep 13, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany, Sept. 12, 2008Aca,!"Australian soldiers from 9 Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment prepare to enter and clear a building of simulated hostile enemies during a training mission at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Friday.

  • Five nations begin joint training event in Germany

    Sep 13, 2008

    HOHENFELS, GermanyAca,!"American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ground forces held an opening ceremony for Cooperative Spirit 2008 Friday at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here.

  • 9/11 memorial ceremonies from around the world

    Sep 12, 2008

    Soldiers around the world paused on Sept. 11, 2008, to pay tribute and remember the events of that fateful day seven years ago.

  • 21st TSC returns from Georgian humanitarian mission

    Sep 12, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" It was a fairly short but weighty deployment for the Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command. The majority of the 21st TSCAca,!a,,cs Soldiers who deployed to Republic of Georgia on a humanitarian assistance mission there returned to Panzer Kaserne Sept. 10. The others returned in smaller numbers at various times and dates.

  • Livorno troops participate in Lucca liberation ceremonies

    Sep 12, 2008

    LUCCA, Italy Aca,!" It was a typical hot September day here in this Tuscan town, much like it was six decades ago as World war II raged on.

  • Final Darmstadt 9/11 Ceremony

    Sep 12, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" Lt. Col. Dan McFarland, commander of the 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, salutes and Johann Partsch, Darmstadt city Stadtrat (city council member) bows his head in respect after laying a wreath at the plaque remembering the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. The ceremony was the last joint German-American observance of 9/11 and of the World War II 1944 bombing raid that virtually destroyed this cityAca,!a,,cs center, killing 12,000 people. All operations of U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt officially cease Sept. 30, with a transition team preparing its installations for turnover to the German government. The plaque was donated by the citizens of Darmstadt.

  • Sky is the limit for aviation maintenance unit

    Sep 12, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GERMANY Aca,!" Long before Kosovo Forces 10 deployed to Camp Bondsteel in support of the North Atlantic Treaty OrganizationAca,!a,,cs mission in Kosovo, preparations began to ensure that the unit had the best equipment possible as it headed into Eastern Europe. They called upon the 405th Army Field Support Brigade to assist as the unit departed the United States and moved into the European theater of operations.

  • Defense Language Institute 67th Anniversary Ball

    Sep 11, 2008

    Announcement for DLIFLC Anniversary celebration in Monterey Calif.

  • Youth center reopens at USAG Vicenza

    Sep 11, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" Just in time for back-to-school activities, the Villaggio Youth Center officially re-opened its doors Sept. 5 with a barbecue and dance for youth in grades 6-12 at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy.

  • Soldier and NCO of the year - 2008

    Sep 11, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe and Seventh ArmyAca,!a,,cs top 12 Soldiers battled it out for three days in August to determine the commandAca,!a,,cs top warriors Aca,!A| both Soldier and NCO. Today the winners were announced during a ceremony at KaiserslauternAca,!a,,cs ArmstrongAca,!a,,cs Club.

  • How to survive the exchange rate

    Sep 11, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" For many Americans living in Europe, a night out on the town, a quick trip to Paris or a shopping spree at the mall became a thing of the past when the dollar lost its buying edge against the euro.

  • Paying tribute to the military's men, women and children

    Sep 11, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs been seven years since the images of airplanes smashing into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were seared into our memories. Seven years since the world changed dramatically Aca,!" especially for those who have grown up in the wake of 9-11.

  • Commentary: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

    Sep 11, 2008

    Sept. 11, 2001, has left an indelible mark on citizens of the United States and maybe the world. It's one of those events where we'll always recall exactly what we were doing when the first and second planes hit the World Trade Center.

  • 212th CSH Gives Free Healthcare at Small Bulgarian Village

    Sep 10, 2008

    U.S. Army healthcare specialists treated about 90 children, adults and senior, in a small Bulgarian town Sept. 1 and 2, delivering free care in support of Joint Task Force EastAca,!a,,cs humanitarian mission. Members of the 212th Combat Support Hospital, out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, offered the treatment in the temporary facility they set up at the local primary school.

  • Garmisch exercise tests Soldiers, host nation emergency services

    Sep 10, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"Exercise, exercise, exercise,Aca,!A? was a repeated caveat here Sept. 5, as this normally quiet outpost nestled at the foot of the German Alps erupted with activity.

  • Bamberg team wins Army energy management award

    Sep 9, 2008

    BAMBERG, Germany Aca,!" In an era of ever-increasing oil prices and questions about AmericaAca,!a,,cs commitment in preserving the environment, U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg has written an energy-saving success story thanks to a three-man crew from the Department of Public Works.

  • U.S. Army Europe Welcomes New Commanding General

    Sep 9, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Sep. 08, 2008) -- United States Army Europe welcomed its 34th commanding general, Gen. Carter F. Ham, today during a ceremony on the Campbell Barracks parade field here. Army Gen. John Craddock, commanding general of U.S. European Command, officiated at the ceremony. Aca,!A"To Carter Ham, and Christi, congratulations, welcome aboard. I donAca,!a,,ct think there could have been a better choice or a more perfect fit for this job,Aca,!A? Craddock said. Aca,!A"(General Ham) understands taking care of Soldiers and Families, the turbulence, the challenges, the sacrifice that we ask, and he has the credentials and experience to bring that to U.S. Army Europe and 7th Army.Aca,!A?

  • Teamwork leads to Army-level award for team leader

    Sep 9, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Most good leaders, when praised for their work, direct that praise at their employees, so it should be no surprise when the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007 Alcohol and Drug Control Officer of theYear, Tim Holloman does the same. Holloman, the ADCO for U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg, said he was surprised to receive the recognition in his second year when so many of his fellow ADCOs have been in the position for many years.

  • JTF-East begins training, medical aid in Bulgaria

    Sep 8, 2008

    A ceremony Sept. 1 official began Joint Task ForceAca,!"EastAca,!a,,cs training rotation in Bulgaria, and the same day healthcare specialists began a humanitarian mission in the town of Sungurlare.

  • Unique PT event earns top Army prize for Kaiserslautern BOSS

    Sep 8, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" You wonAca,!a,,ct find knocking out 50 sit-ups between eating cookies, bananas and pickles, and drinking juice and milk on any Army physical fitness test. However, such endeavors did help the U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers organization win honors Aca,!" best event for large-sized installation Aca,!" during the ArmyAca,!a,,cs BOSS forum in Washington, D.C., Aug. 8.

  • Kids get taste of Soldier life, outdoor fun during Spur Ride

    Sep 8, 2008

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" The children of VilseckAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment had some fun, learned something new and were put through their paces during the regimentAca,!a,,cs Youth Spur Ride Aug. 21

  • Getting help is a sign of strength

    Sep 8, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" The Army is a team that embraces the Warrior Ethos by never accepting defeat and never quitting.

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in Iraq

    Sep 8, 2008

    Master Sergeant Eric J. Geressy, a student of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sergeants Major Course Class 59, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his action on Sept. 4, 2007 while serving as the First Sergeant of Eagle Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Donation links communities, aids youth sports

    Sep 5, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt youth sports program received a surprise boost Aug. 28 from the people of Weston, Conn.: 23 boxes of donated baseball supplies.

  • Absentee voting: deadlines fast approaching

    Sep 5, 2008

    With the Democratic and Republican Conventions now behind us, the 2008 presidential campaign enters the home stretch as Americans look to Election Day, Nov. 4.

  • Volunteers urged to register with online tracking system

    Sep 4, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Volunteers here are being asked once again to step up to the plate. Only this time, itAca,!a,,cs not for the benefit of an organization or event, but for themselves.

  • Simulated car bomb kicks off Hohenfels exercise

    Sep 3, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" To early-morning drivers, it seemed as if Hohenfels was in the middle of a catastrophe.

  • Equality Day March inspires tri-border area

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- It could have been a scene from 1920 as military and civilian personnel at USAG Schinnen, Netherlands, marked WomenAca,!a,,cs Equality Day with a two-mile morning march to celebrate the day women first won the right to vote, Aug. 26.

  • Hometown News kicks off holiday greetings program

    Sep 2, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Sep. 02, 2008) Aca,!" An Army and Air Force Hometown News Service team from San Antonio, Texas, will be traveling throughout Europe this month recording holiday greetings for broadcast on television and radio stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Those eligible to participate include: active-duty service members, government civilians, retirees, Department of Defense Dependent School teachers and family members who will not be home for the holidays.

  • Schweinfurt BOSS event series takes top Army honors

    Aug 29, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Schweinfurt is once again pulling in Army-wide recognition as a community on the forefront of family and Soldier programming. On the heels of a Department of the Army recognition for having the best recreation center, the United States Army Garrison Schweinfurt Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program earned honors for best event in its category.

  • Baumholder's future: 'greener,' more user-friendly environment

    Aug 29, 2008

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany Aca,!" When discussing the look of U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder 25 years down the road, community members picture the installation as a modern, self-sufficient community designed with functionality in mind Aca,!" a legacy of the current U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder.

  • Oil analysis: The aviator's asset maximizer

    Aug 28, 2008

    Think that aviation maintenance only involves wrenches, bolts and screws' Think again. An integral part of aviation maintenance is a lot more high-tech than that: oil analysis Aca,!" the actual scientific evaluation of an aviation engineAca,!a,,cs oil. And itAca,!a,,cs easier to perform than you think. The Army Oil Analysis ProgramAca,!a,,cs Mannheim Laboratory Center at Coleman Barracks in Germany will do the dirty work. Literally.

  • 405th AFSB to Relocate to Daenner Kaserne

    Aug 28, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GERMANY Aca,!" As announced by U.S. Army Europe today, the 405th Army Field Support Brigade headquarters will move from Hammonds Barracks in Seckenheim, Germany, to Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, no later than the end of fiscal year 2009.

  • Cancer has not stopped Heidelberg marathoner

    Aug 28, 2008

    Heidelberg, Germany -- Watching Gloria Steed run down Heidelberg's Hauptstrasse as she trains for the November Athens Classic Marathon, you would never guess that she's taking part in a more serious race every day.

  • Ansbach entertainment director receives prestigious honors

    Aug 27, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" The American Association of Community Theatre recognized the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach entertainment director with a special recognition award, honoring her contributions to community theater.

  • Aviation Battalion lives up to its name; proves 'ready' for any mission

    Aug 27, 2008

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq (Aug, 25, 2008) Aca,!" If ever there was an organization that has had to live up to a nickname, itAca,!a,,cs the 5th General Support Aviation Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment led Aca,!A"Task Force ReadyAca,!A?. The missions they perform fall under the general support umbrella, but include air assaults, VIP support, medical evacuations, cargo, air traffic services and an assortment of air and ground maintenance. TF Ready Commander, Lt. Col. Jack Bone says itAca,!a,,cs more than just a nickname; they really are Aca,!A"readyAca,!A? for anything.

  • Deployed Soldier donates money, R&R time to the needy

    Aug 27, 2008

    Whether it is sacrificing time with their family, personal comforts - or even their life - the duty of a Soldier eventually requires sacrifice in some way or another. Certain Soldiers, though, go beyond that to give more.

  • Suicide Prevention: Speak up so others don't act out

    Aug 26, 2008

    Speaking up and intervening early can save the life of a friend, colleague or loved one contemplating suicide, said Maj. David Reynolds, chief of Clinical Health Psychology at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

  • Stuttgart Soldiers learn art of off-roading

    Aug 26, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" Years ago, Soldiers here simply called it Aca,!A"the race track.Aca,!A? It was an oval-shaped dirt course inside the Local Training Area, lined with old tires and enough bumps to rattle drivers from head to toe. For those stationed in Stuttgart, it was the place to learn how to off-road.

  • Virtual Combat

    Aug 25, 2008

    While so many troops are already downrange, many others are preparing to head there in the coming months. Part of the preparation for some Soldiers in Germany involves two tractor-trailers and a few pairs of $6,000 goggles. SSG Vanessa Heinzelman explains.

  • EUCOM Chief checks Georgia relief effort first-hand

    Aug 25, 2008

    TBILISI, Georgia, Aug. 24, 2008 Aca,!" The commander of U.S. European Command traveled to the former Soviet republic of Georgia to ensure the ongoing U.S. humanitarian effort in the wake of a Georgian conflict with Russia is proceeding smoothly.

  • 3/405th AFSB supports USAID mission to the Republic of Georgia

    Aug 22, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GERMANY Aca,!" The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade, headquartered at Leghorn Army Depot on Camp Darby, Italy, answered an urgent call from the U.S. Agency for International Development to prepare humanitarian supplies for shipment to Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.

  • The Box

    Aug 22, 2008

    Tony McKinney gives us an exclusive look inside The Box.

  • Vught, Netherlands - a scenic escape rich with history

    Aug 22, 2008

    (USAG Schinnen Netherlands) Imagine a perfect summerAca,!a,,cs day and in little more than an hour you find yourself in a picture-perfect forest where quiet walking paths bend and wind on the outskirts of a beautiful Dutch town. Then blink to discover the World War II bunker surrounded by parked cars for the employees who work at the now modern-day high security prison.

  • Camp Darby fitness center named best small center in the Army

    Aug 22, 2008

    LIVORNO, Italy Aca,!" Camp Darby's fitness center director, Jimmy Roddy, was not surprised to learn the gym here won the 2008 Best Small Fitness Center in the Army; he sees that fact daily.

  • Sinkhole Stinkhole

    Aug 21, 2008

    Sometimes there's a hidden danger that lies beneath - sinkholes appear without warning in military training ground in Germany.

  • USAG Schinnen Soldier is Army's BOSS President of the Year

    Aug 20, 2008

    SCHINNEN, The Netherlands -- Sgt. Jessenia Diaz Lopez, president for the USAG Schinnen Netherlands Boss Program, took top honors as the commanding general and command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command named her "Boss President of the Year" during the annual Boss Forum at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Va., Aug. 8.

  • WWII hero Megellas to visit USAG Schinnen

    Aug 20, 2008

    (USAG Schinnen, Netherlands) World War II hero Lt. Col. (Ret.) James Megellas, 91, the 82nd AirborneAca,!a,,cs most decorated officer and author of the book Aca,!A"All the Way to BerlinAca,!A?, will be at the Schinnen Bookmark Saturday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. where he will give away some of books to Soldiers and autograph books.

  • Prevention coordinator receives Army-level award

    Aug 20, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Aca,!A"It make me sad when someone sits in front of me who faces losses in their life, and they say they heard the information and thought it wouldnAca,!a,,ct happen to them,Aca,!A? said Heather Robinson, U.S. Army Garrison KaiserslauternAca,!a,,cs Employee Assistance Program coordinator. Robinson was recently named the Prevention Coordinator of the Year by the Army Substance Abuse Program and will receive recognition in Dallas Aug. 22.

  • Combined effort rushes aid to Georgia

    Aug 20, 2008

    The 3rd Battalion of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade (AFSB), headquartered at Leghorn Army Depot on Camp Darby, Italy, answered an urgent call from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prepare humanitarian supplies for shipment to Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, working closely with Italian NATO allies and the U.S. Navy.

  • Athens silver medalist Anti finishes ninth in rifle prone at Beijing Games

    Aug 19, 2008

    In his fourth and possibly final Olympics, U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Maj. Michael Anti just missed making the final and finished ninth in the 50-meter rifle prone event Aug. 15 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

  • Combined effort rushes aid into Georgia

    Aug 19, 2008

    3/405th AFSB Italian employees work to get USAID Humanitarrian Aid pallets ready for shipment to Georgia via the U.S. Navy.

  • Army Undersecretary - Part 2

    Aug 19, 2008

    In part two of our series, Undersecretary Nelson Ford speaks about Future Combat Systems.

  • Peacekeeping

    Aug 18, 2008

    Missouri National Guardsmen train in Germany for a Mission in Kosovo.

  • Deployment children aim for the stars

    Aug 18, 2008

    TRANSINNE, Belgium Aca,!" With Joshua Mayo in the pilot seat and flight director Daniel Arvleo-Perez overseeing a mission control center hundreds of miles away, the space shuttle landed flawlessly. Not bad for a couple of teenagers.

  • 21st TSC and USAFE conduct humanitarian mission to Georgia

    Aug 15, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, GermanyAca,!" Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and Airmen from U.S. Air Force Aca,!" Europe, began providing emergency humanitarian assistance on Aug. 12, to the people of Georgia in response to the crisis situation in that country.

  • Kids Train

    Aug 15, 2008

    Spc. Nakisha Nieves shows us that kids can train just like Mom and Dad.

  • Rear detachment training in full swing in Schweinfurt

    Aug 15, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - ItAca,!a,,cs a familiar sight in Schweinfurt: busses line up in front of the battalions then Soldiers lugging duffle bags and body armor pour out and load up for a trip to Grafenwoehr or Hohenfels training areas. The 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade, the Blackhawk Brigade, is preparing to deploy.

  • Immediate Response '08

    Aug 14, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers from SETAF and the Georgia Army National Guard met U.S. Marine Corps reservists from Ohio and soldiers from the country of Georgia during a two-week exercise called "Immediate Response '08."

  • JTF-East Bulgaria ramps up for training

    Aug 14, 2008

    Trains rolling into Ziminitsa, Bulgaria, loaded down with vehicles, signaled the onset of operations Monday for Task Force Panther troops scheduled to begin training in Bulgaria as part of Joint Task Force-East 2008.

  • Nothing beats the power of one

    Aug 14, 2008

    The night before he lost a leg due to cancer, Canadian teenager Terry Fox decided to run across Canada to rally support for cancer research. That was in 1977. He trained for 18 months running over 3100 miles with is prosthetic leg and on April 12, 1980, Fox began his Aca,!A"marathon of hopeAca,!A? across Canada. After running 3,339 miles in 143 days, cancerous tumors in his lungs forced him to stop. Fox died June 28, 1981, but lived to see his goal of $1 per Canadian citizen when donations reached $24.17 million Feb. 1, 1981. Terry Fox has been a Canadian hero ever since.

  • Middle Eastern Artillery officers travel to Fort Sill for symposium

    Aug 14, 2008

    The meeting was supposed to get no publicity. The presence of the senior foreign officers was to be released only on a Aca,!A"need to knowAca,!A? basis. Unfortunately for security officers, it was impossible to hide a group of Middle Eastern officers, dressed in their countryAca,!a,,cs uniforms, from the people of Fort Sill and Lawton, Okla.

  • Hometown News kicks off holiday greetings program

    Aug 14, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" An Army and Air Force Hometown News Service team from San Antonio will be traveling throughout Europe in August and September to record holiday greetings for broadcast on television and radio stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories.

  • Nijmegen Challange 2008

    Aug 14, 2008

    Nijmegen, Netherlands (July 15-18, 2008) -- U.S. Army Maj. Doug LeVien, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Pierce, Sgt. William Anaab and U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. James Kagele celebrate their completion of the 92nd Annual Nijmegen International Four Days March. They participated as members of the United States Delegation in NATO's Joint Force Command Brunssum Allied International Marching Team. They marched 40-plus kilo-meters per day and carried over 22 pounds of dead weight. During the march a wreath laying ceremony was held July 17 at a Canadian World War II cemetery surrounded by the flags of NATOAca,!a,,cs 26 member nations. The march concluded July 18 with a parade through the center of Nijmegen as thousands of spectators cheered. The march is the largest of itsAca,!a,,c kind in the world. This year over 32,000 civilians and 6,000 military members from 30 countries participated.

  • USAG Schinnen news, information

    Aug 13, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands -- The USAG Schinnen Public Affairs Office releases community updates and compiles recent news reports here. Click her now to learn more about the Army's only garrison in the Netherlands!

  • Finney Recreation Center wins top DA honors

    Aug 13, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Striving to be the best Army community in Europe has long been the goal of USAG Schweinfurt commanders and garrison agencies. Recently, those efforts have been widely-recognized as successes, ranging from commendations for the best Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program in Europe to, most recently, the best recreation center in the Army.

  • Cyber hawks help keep network safe

    Aug 13, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" While Germany-based U.S. Soldiers fight terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan, a team of cyber professionals from the 1st Information Operations Command, 2nd Battalion, out of Fort Belvoir, Va., is forward deployed to Funari Barracks in Mannheim to battle threats to the U.S. Army Europe network.

  • New commander takes reins at USAG Vicenza

    Aug 13, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" Col. Erik Daiga took command of U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza in a ceremony on Caserma Ederle Aug. 12.

  • German Bundeswehr, Garmisch MPs host weapons competition

    Aug 12, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch Military Police and the Bundeswehr (German armed forces) hosted two shooting competitions here in July.

  • Kaiserslautern holds Warrior Response exercise

    Aug 12, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Balloon canisters, normally filled with helium, were packed with chorine. And within minutes of what was to be a joyous celebration Aca,!" a welcome home ceremony for redeploying Soldiers Aca,!" suddenly became chaos as the canisters opened, poisoning the air with yellow gas.

  • USASMA welcomes Sergeants Major Course Class 59

    Aug 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy welcomed the 645 senior noncommissioned officers of Sergeants Major Course Class 59 during opening ceremonies Aug. 8 in the Kenneth W. Cooper Lecture Center East Auditorium at the academy, Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Germans, Americans bid USAG Hessen farewell

    Aug 10, 2008

    HANAU, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs difficult to say goodbye, but as they say, life goes on,Aca,!A? said Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Gerald Moates following the U.S. Army Garrison Hessen closure ceremony here Aug. 7.

  • USAG Ansbach hosts mountain bike race

    Aug 7, 2008

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Mark Juliano fires the starter pistol for a 25k men's race held at the Urlas Training area July 26 as part of the 2008 U.S. Forces Europe Mountain Bike Championship Series. Anthony Delauder took first place with a finish of one hour, 15 minutes and 47.3 seconds.

  • Hohenfels ACS earns accreditation, commendation

    Aug 7, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison HohenfelsAca,!a,,c Army Community Service has received Department of the Army accreditation with commendation, scoring the highest of all ACS divisions in Europe

  • Free Fallin'

    Aug 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Female Parachute Team takes the Silver Medal in Slovakia Competition. They now head to Italy for the 2008 Euro Cup.

  • Darmstadt garrison bids Germany farewell

    Aug 6, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" With a lump in the throat and the gift of an American flag to this cityAca,!a,,cs lord mayor, U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt officially ended six decades of service at its inactivation ceremony Aug. 5.

  • Toads and Bats

    Aug 6, 2008

    Hohenfels, Germany boasts some of the largest populations of threatened animals in all of Bavaria.

  • Respite care benefits families, providers in different ways

    Aug 6, 2008

    When Tracy Jarvis and her family moved to Heidelberg after the closing of Geibelstadt, Jarvis wanted to be a family child care provider, but because her husband is a contractor and they live off post, she was only able to be a substitute provider. During the FCC training, someone came in to talk about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs respite care program. Her interest was piqued.

  • Troop Construction

    Aug 4, 2008

    Environmental officials at Hohenfels, Germany, use Soldier labor in construction projects.

  • Respite care eases stress

    Aug 4, 2008

    Respite Care provides time off for family members who care for someone with a special need, either physical or emotional. The program, funded through the Army Family Covenant, is a broad-based program that meets the needs of a diverse exceptional family member population.

  • AMC pilot program identifies, tracks contractors

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Synchronized Pre-deployment Operational Tracker Aca,!" or SPOT Aca,!" may soon make access for contractors to American installations easier.

  • Panzer MOUT site reflects downrange environment

    Aug 1, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" The Army has a term for urban combat: MOUT. It stands for military operations in urban terrain. With nearly half of the worldAca,!a,,cs population living in cities, the enemy has found a convenient place to hide.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM TAKES BRONZE IN ACCURACY

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team continues to battle for placement in the Women's division at the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

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