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  • Lt. Gen. Caldwell on FM 3-07 Manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, Commanding General Combined Arms Center, shares his thoughts on the new FM 3-07 manual.

  • 2008 Ready Army Message

    Oct 3, 2008

    The 2008 Ready Army Message, signed by the Army Senior Leadership.

  • Kiwis on the assault during Coalition training

    Oct 3, 2008

    Soldiers with 5th Platoon Bravo Company, 2nd/1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment assaulted a mock Afghan village during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, near Hohenfels, Germany, Sept. 18.

  • 3rd ESC Sustainers train new Iraqi General Truck Regiment

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Soldiers assist in training Iraq's first General Truck Regiment.

  • Preparing for the future

    Oct 2, 2008

    Children in military communities can be sure of one thing Aca,!" change. Whether that change is a transition from one installation to another, from middle school to high school and on to college, or from graduation to the workforce, it represents a challenge to most students and their families.

  • Heidelberg engraver offers service with a smile

    Oct 2, 2008

    Joe Foley says two of the projects that stick out most in his memory are a spaceship and a base for a 12-liter beer stein. While those types of projects donAca,!a,,ct come across his desk every day, rest assured Foley can figure out how to help if something like that comes around again. Foley is the resident engraver at the Heidelberg Arts and Crafts Center, a position heAca,!a,,cs been in for the past four years.

  • Base expands training areas to prep forces for Afghanistan

    Sep 30, 2008

    At Chievres Air Base in Belgium, an Army garrison used by U.S. forces who support NATO operations, the training missions for Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan are evolving. In less than three months, a mock village with more than 30 buildings and an outdoor market were constructed at ChiAfA..vres to prepare Soldiers, civilians and allied partners of the 650th Military Intelligence Group for their upcoming deployment.

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Materiel Command competitor, checks the sling on his M16, while Sgt. 1st Class Darnyell Parker, Fort Lee Warrior Training Center instructor observes. The pre-combat checks and inspections were scheduled Sept. 30 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Army Covenant benefits Tri-Border multi-service families

    Sep 30, 2008

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- ItAca,!a,,cs been a year since the Army rolled out a comprehensive program aimed at improving the quality of life for families, but in the tri-border area of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, those benefits now extend to all U.S. military families, not just Army.

  • Making a Good Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, smiles as his sponsor makes an adjustment to his uniform prior to the board apperance Sept. 29 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Beaming with Confidence

    Sep 29, 2008

    A confident Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, US Army Forces Command exits the Soldier of the Year Board Event Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, VA.

  • Preparing for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, straightens the pockets on his Class A jacket before entering the Soldier of the Year Board Event on Sept. 29, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Dressed for Success

    Sep 29, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, Eighth Army's Soldier of the Year, double checks his Class A uniform before his board appearance Sept. 29 at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Answering to the Sgt. Maj. of the Army

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, appears before board members during the board appearance event of the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Knock With a Purpose

    Sep 29, 2008

    Eighth Army's Sgt. Victor Berlus knocks on the door just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Last-Minute Adjustments

    Sep 29, 2008

    The Army National Guard's Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino receives some last-minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Larry Ganieany, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Testing Army Knowledge

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command NCO of the year, answers questions during her board appearance at the 2008 Department of the Army Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition held Sept. 29 Aca,!" Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Ready for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Best Warrior Begins With Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sound Advice

    Sep 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins gets instructions from Sgt. Maj. Alice Dallman while his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal looks on. Wiggins was competing in the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Attention to Detail

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins of the U.S. Army Medical Command gets a few last minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Awaiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe's Staff Sgt. Jonathan "Jack" Higgs awaits the word to knock and enter just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Final Preparation

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski of the National Capital Region, gets in some last minute study time from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Bouchard, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Lawmakers bid farewell on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter retire on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

  • Wright Flyer 'returns' to Fort Myer after 100 years

    Sep 29, 2008

    It took a century to achieve, but for the hundreds gathered in Fort Myer's Conmy Hall this month, it was well worth it.

  • USA wins 'Best Nation' at CISM in Sweden

    Sep 26, 2008

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit won four medals last week and the coveted title of Aca,!A"Best Nation in the WorldAca,!A? at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire - called CISM - at the Rodberget Shooting Centre in northern Sweden.

  • Swedish gold

    Sep 26, 2008

    The Army Marksmanship Unit is victorious in Sweden; USAMU is now the best in the world.

  • Wiesbaden: Upgrades, new facilities transforming garrison

    Sep 26, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs nearly impossible to overlook Aca,!" transformation in U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden is everywhere as it prepares the operational and support facilities for the command and control elements of the expeditionary 7th Army.

  • Cancer Awareness Laps for Life

    Sep 26, 2008

    About 1,500 community members participated in the 12-hour Cancer Awareness Laps for Life event in Heidelberg, Germany, Sept. 19-20.

  • Secretary of the Army visits LRMC

    Sep 25, 2008

    At the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, visitors come to see the wounded warriors on a daily basis. But one special visitor made a surprise visit.

  • Bags

    Sep 25, 2008

    A Commissary has gone green in Germany.

  • Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services visits USAREUR/IMCOM-Europe

    Sep 25, 2008

    Heidelberg, Germany (Sep. 25, 2008) Aca,!"USAREUR and IMCOM-Europe will host the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services September 29 and 30 as it conducts its worldwide assessment of Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force installations. Members of the Task Force would like to provide an opportunity for the public, or victims or witnesses of past sexual assaults to meet individually with a member of the Task Force. However, victims or witnesses involved in any incident subject to an ongoing or upcoming judicial proceeding will not be seen, because the Task Force will not risk endangering the investigation. The Task Force wants to make sure the public, victims and witnesses are heard and to have an opportunity to tell their story to someone outside of the military's chain of command.

  • Stuttgart's Kelley Hotel 3-for-3 in Army-wide contest

    Sep 25, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" The Kelley Hotel received its third Army-wide LodgA,A!ing of the Year Award recently.

  • Tough, realistic training prepares NZ Soldiers

    Sep 24, 2008

    2nd /1st Brigade, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment train durring 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.

  • Welsh Guards train at JMRC during CS08

    Sep 23, 2008

    British Army Soldiers from 3 Company, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards conduct deliberate attack training, Sept. 20, at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center as part of the American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ArmiesAca,!a,,c Program to host the Cooperative Spirit 2008 training event.

  • 3-2 leads the way at ABCA's training event in Germany

    Sep 22, 2008

    Spc. Rich Olson, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, leads the 7th Platoon command squad of 3 Company, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards into a house during the British Soldiers deliberate attack training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Germany Sept. 20, which is hosting Cooperative Spirit 2008 for the American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ArmiesAca,!a,,c Program. The goal of the training event is interoperability Aca,!" making sure the nations can not only talk electronically despite different communication systems but also work together tactically. The 3-2 is leading the exercise with each nation providing a battalion falling under them.

  • Canada goes live fire in 'Cooperative Spirit'

    Sep 22, 2008

    Company I, 2nd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment is at JMRC for a month-long training event called Cooperative Spirit 2008, a coalition training mission involving America, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (ABCA).

  • Keeping stock of field medicine

    Sep 21, 2008

    Physician's Assistant 1st Lt. Christina Campbell, a 30-year old, Sarasota, Fla., native, inventories her battalion's medical supplies at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany, Sept., 17, 2008. Campbell works at the aid station that is providing medical care to Soldiers participating in Cooperative Spirit 2008 as part of the American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand Armies Program.

  • Co. A, 5-20 preps equipment with MILES

    Sep 21, 2008

    Soldiers from Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, I Corps, equip their Strykers and themselves with MILES gear for Cooperative Spirit 2008 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Canadian Soldiers, U.S. Shoothouse in Germany

    Sep 19, 2008

    H Company, 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment conducts a live-fire Military Operation in Urban Terrain at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center shoothouse, as part of Cooperative Spirit 2008. The American, British, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand ArmiesAca,!a,,c Program is conducting the Cooperative Spirit training event to test and close the gaps in interoperability between the nations.

  • Fort Rucker gets Ready

    Sep 19, 2008

    Fort Rucker community gets Ready.

  • 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.

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