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  • Army Sustainment Command battalion in Afghanistan gets new commander

    Jun 16, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 10, 2008) Ac"a,! Leadership of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command battalion charged with supporting combined joint task force operations in the Operation Enduring Freedom area of operations passed from one experienced leader, trainer and maintainer to another in a ceremony here today.

  • Top Drill Sergeants Begin Quest for 2008 Army Title

    Jun 16, 2008

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command launches 2008 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • NATO Hosts High-School Graduation Podcast

    Jun 16, 2008

    NATO AIR BASE Geilenkirchen, Germany Aca,!" The tri-border NATO community here celebrated the graduation of AFNORTH International High SchoolAca,!a,,cs Class of 2008 Aca,!" and so did some parents currently deployed to sites in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • They Gave So Much

    Jun 16, 2008

    Army leaders pay tribute to fallen Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery during the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday, June 14.

  • WTU Supports, Promotes, Returns Soldiers to Duty

    Jun 16, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers needing complex medical care and those facing medical separation or career field reclassification due to health or physical status can find the support they need within Warrior Transition Units located in Europe as well as stateside.

  • Officials continue work to bring back full taxi service

    Jun 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Army and Air Force Exchange Service officials continue efforts to bring commercial taxi service back to full capability. Until taxi service is fully restored, shuttle bus service will continue running every 15 minutes during peak hours, and the community can participate in a voluntary ride-share program.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade, week in photos, June 9-15

    Jun 15, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar

  • Fort Monroe Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2008

    Various shots of the 233rd Army birthday activities at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Gen. George Casey Army Birthday Greeting

    Jun 13, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey sends out a special 233rd Army Birthday greeting.

  • 233rd Army Birthday Video

    Jun 13, 2008

    The 233rd Army Birthday video pays tribute to the service, sacrifice and commitment of Soldiers, their Families, Army Civilians and communities who defend freedom everyday. Remembering the ArmyAca,!a,,cs proud heritage for over two centuries, our Soldiers continue to carry forth the traditions of those dedicated men and women before them. Just over 3 minutes in duration, please use this video over the next couple of months to open presentations to both our internal and external audiences.

  • Army Leaders Cut Birthday Cake, Enlist Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2008

    Top Army leaders celebrated the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd birthday a day early with a cake-cutting, future-Soldier swearing-in and re-enlistment ceremony at the Pentagon today.

  • LSS Project saves Army more than $9M

    Jun 13, 2008

    A Lean Six Sigma project initiated by the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), focusing on optimization of the Defense Message System, has resulted in a $9.7 million savings to the Army and could potentially save more than $35 million if all recommended improvements are approved and implemented.

  • Qualified DAC interns enter the ammunition workforce

    Jun 13, 2008

    MCALESTER, Okla. Aca,!" Forty-two interns graduated May 5 from the ArmyAca,!a,,cs oldest career program, the U.S. Army Defense Ammunition CenterAca,!a,,cs Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammunition Surveillance) career program.

  • Adopt-a-Missile Workday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Soldiers from 1st Space Company, 1st Space Battalion participate in the Adopt-a-Missile workday at the Peterson Air and Space Museum June 11. The Soldiers who participated in the event for the first time gave a much needed cleaning to the museum's Nike Ajax surface to air missile display. The Nike Ajax was the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs first operational guided surface to air missile, and saw Cold War service defending U.S. cities from air attack from 1954 to 1963. The museum has two other Army surface-to-air missiles on display, a HAWK system and a Nike Hercules.

  • Business opportunity showcase event at Letterkenny Army Depot

    Jun 13, 2008

    More than 170 people representing 38 companies and 11 government and military organizations from across the nation recently attended the Letterkenny Business Opportunity Showcase.

  • Fort Drum celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT and NORTHCOM Celebrate Army Birthday in Colorado Springs

    Jun 13, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT and U.S. Northern Command co-hosted an Army Birthday celebration at Building Three on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 13, with a traditional cake-cutting ceremony.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT celebrates Army Birthday with living history Soldiers

    Jun 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday on June 13 at the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal. The ceremony included the traditional cake-cutting, musket and cannon firings, and costumed interpreters representing 11 eras of military history.

  • Fort Drum employee marks half century of service

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Samaritan Medical Center establishes Fort Drum Behavioral Health Clinic in Watertown

    Jun 13, 2008

    Samaritan Medical Center has established the first off-post behavioral health clinic exclusively for active-duty Soldiers. Providers at the Fort Drum / Samaritan Behavioral Health Clinic, located at 165 Coleman Ave., Watertown, began seeing patients Monday.

  • Fort Dix Kids Celebrate Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Fort Dix celebrated the Army's 233rd Birthday June 12 with a parade, cake and book reading at Wurman Hall.

  • Lessons of Baqubah now on DVD

    Jun 13, 2008

    For most of SykesAca,!a,,c Regulars, Baqubah was the source of their greatest pride and their worst nightmares. The battle for the capital of Diyala Province during the U.S. troop surge of 2007, is already a topic of discussion among military analysts and historians. Aca,!A"Baqubah was arguably the most significant campaign of the war in Iraq after the initial invasion was completed,Aca,!A? said Dr. Bill Reeder, the chief of leader development at the I Corps Battle Command Training Center. The 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment Soldiers remaining at Fort Lewis who joined that struggle went to a movie premiere of sorts on June 5, a viewing more sober than gala. The BCTC staff spent months processing the battle with its participants, piecing together interviews, still photos and videos shot by Soldiers themselves. The aim was to produce a linear account on DVD of the extended battle in the hope of distilling lessons for the counterinsurgency fight and future U.S. warfare.

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan leaders today marked the U.S. Army's 233rd birthday celebration with children at the Yongsan Child Development Center, reading the Army's new children's birthday book and cutting a specially designed cake.

  • Yongsan celebrates Army's 233rd Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    USAG-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall reads the Army story to children June 13 at the Yongsan Child Development Center to celebrate the U.S. Army's 233rd birthday.

  • Army Birthday Cake Cutting

    Jun 12, 2008

    Maj. Gen. John W. Morgan III, commanding general of the 2nd Infantry Division, and Division Command Sgt. Maj. Brian M. Stall cut the Army Birthday cake with the oldest Soldier, Master Sgt. Dwight Lawler, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2ID and the youngest Soldier, Pfc. Derek Hauk, Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion during the Army Birthday ceremony in front of Freeman Hall, Camp Red Cloud, Korea.

  • Army Birthday Run

    Jun 12, 2008

    Division Special Troops Battalion Soldiers at Camp Red Cloud, Korea start the Army Birthday celebration off with a four-mile run.

  • 2,000 Troops Run for Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    When the bugle plays reveille at 6:30 a.m., it usually signifies the start of the day for Soldiers on Fort Myer. Thursday morning more than 2,000 Soldiers and DoD employees listened to reveille from the Summerall Field parking lot, where they gathered for the Department of the Army Staff Run.

  • Army Celebrates 233rd Birthday in ChicagoAca,!a,,cs Daley Plaza

    Jun 12, 2008

    The U.S. Army celebrates its 233rd birthday June 11 with a cake cutting ceremony in Daley Plaza that featured Maj. Gen. Peter S. Cooke, commanding general 96th Regional Readiness Command as the guest speaker.

  • Pacific Medical Team Prepares Northern Marianas For Bird Flu

    Jun 11, 2008

    More reality-based than reality show, a U.S. Pacific partnership tested the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas IslandsAca,!a,,c ability to deal with overwhelming disaster May 22, the first exercise of its kind.

  • South Post Chapel to get $900,000 renovation

    Jun 11, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Yongsan's main chapel is getting a $900,000 renovation starting Monday.

  • Army Celebrates Birthday on Capitol Hill

    Jun 11, 2008

    U.S. Army and Congressional leaders celebrated the 233rd U.S. Army Birthday on Capitol Hill.

  • 53rd Signal Battalion Changes Command

    Jun 11, 2008

    The 53rd Signal Battalion is the oldest operational battalion in the 1st Space Brigade and the only unit in the Department of Defense that conducts payload and transmission control of the Defense Satellite Communications System and Wideband Global System satellite constellations. On June 4, the battalion held a change of command ceremony at the Medal of Honor Park on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Command Sgt. Maj. to give speech in Guam for Army Birthday

    Jun 11, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph C. Borja, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, will give a speech in Guam during the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday celebration June 13. He will also have a live television interview with Sonya Artero from Kuam TV. Borja's hometown is Agana, Guam.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT and NORTHCOM Celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday in Colorado Springs

    Jun 11, 2008

    Soldiers from USNORTHCOM and SMDC/ARSTRAT will join together to celebrate the Army's 233 Birthday this Friday, Jun. 13, at 9 a.m. on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Fort Carson, Community signs Covenants

    Jun 11, 2008

    Fort Carson and surrounding communities sign Army Community Covenants June 6.

  • Army Birthday at the Braves

    Jun 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison Color Guard, Fort McPherson, Ga., presented the national colors at the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies, June 8 at Turner Field in Atlanta.

  • Napa Valley Flood Control

    Jun 11, 2008

    For the first time in 150 years Napa residents can walk the river promenade. USACE joined forces with local agencies to construct a community friendly flood control system. Mary Cochran was at the opening ceremony.

  • Historical Records Move to Kaiserslautern

    Jun 10, 2008

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" Army Europe history, 30,000 boxes worth, has found a new home here after traveling almost 50 miles from its former site at Bensheim, Germany.

  • Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Visit

    Jun 10, 2008

  • IMCOM Realigns U.S. Regions, Creates National Capital Area District

    Jun 9, 2008

    Installation Management Command will realign the boundaries of its three U.S. regions on July 1, moving 13 states and their 11 installations of various sizes from the West Region to Northeast and Southeast regions.

  • Team Borlaug arrives at Camp Victory

    Jun 9, 2008

    As Iraq transitions from security to rebuilding, the arrival and integration of the Borlaug Institute of Texas A&M University Agricultural Team will help in developing Iraqi agriculture.

  • U.S. Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers

    Jun 9, 2008

    This article spells out what TDS is and how it serves Soldiers.

  • Action on the DMZ: Combat Service Support Soldiers train for battle

    Jun 9, 2008

    Combat Service Support Soldiers train near the DMZ by applying lessons learned from Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Band performs for Children's Day

    Jun 9, 2008

    The 2nd Infantry Division Band perform in the outdoor theater at the Gyeonggido English Village at Paju.

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade Aca,!" week in photos, June 2 Aca,!" 8, 2008

    Jun 8, 2008

    A slideshow of images showing operations, living and working in the U.S. Army's 401st Army Field Support Brigade area of operations in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Qatar.

  • 94th AAMDC Single Soldiers Lend Helping Hand

    Jun 6, 2008

    Soldiers from the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program at the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command implemented their will to give by volunteering to serve food, recently at the Next Step homeless shelter in KakaAca,!a,,cako.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot dedicates new facility to fallen Soldier

    Jun 6, 2008

    Letterkenny Army Depot, Pa., dedicated the new less-than-truckload facility to the memory of Sgt. Edward W. Shaffer May 27.

  • PEB works to deliver fair outcome for Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2008

    At Fort Sam Houston, a 16-person staff, skilled in medical and military matters, is dedicated to carrying out the PEB mission, which echoes Lovett's words, "Provide a full and fair hearing to determine a Soldier's physical fitness for continued military service ..."

  • Guided Missile Maintenance Facility breaks ground at LEAD

    Jun 6, 2008

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Guided Missile Maintenance Facility was held May 28 at Letterkenny Army Depot. Brig. Gen. Genaro J. Dellarocco, program executive officer, Missiles and Space, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., and Col. Steven Shapiro, Letterkenny Army Depot commander, oversaw the event.

  • 2nd BCT Soldiers to impart combat experience to West Point cadets during the summer

    Jun 6, 2008

    Mountain Division, west point

  • General Lee rides again

    Jun 6, 2008

    A little more than a year after the anti-tank guided missile Stryker dubbed General Lee was retired from Operation Iraqi Freedom, it made its return to Fort Lewis where Soldiers from 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division had been eagerly awaiting its arrival. General Lee once belonged to Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, C Company, 52nd Infantry Regiment (Anti-Tank), 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. But on April 15, 2007, while conducting operations just south of the Shiek Hamed village in Iraq, the Stryker was hit by a deeply buried improvised explosive device.

  • Chaplain Shares Army Life with International Audience

    Jun 6, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" In a small space between the Tower of Babel and Pentecost, the all-inclusive nature of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps was shared with students from Heidelberg UniversityAca,!a,,cs AfaEUR"kumenisches Institut und Wohnheim fAfA1/4r Studierende Heidelberg, or the Ecumenical Institute and student hall.

  • Covenant Delivers for Benelux

    Jun 6, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" When senior leaders worldwide began signing the Army Family Covenant late last year, they pledged an increase in the support of SoldiersAca,!a,,c families.

  • Kuwait team readies Strykers for home, reset

    Jun 6, 2008

    While bands play, flags wave and families rejoice at the return of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers to Fort Lewis, Wash., the operation to return home their battle-weary Stryker Combat Vehicles goes on here in Southwest Asia.

  • Town Hall Meeting Updates Fort Sam Community On BRAC Plans

    Jun 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A near-capacity crowd of 250 attended the first in a series of Base Realignment and Closure Town Hall meetings May 28 at the Army Community Service center.

  • IMCOM seeks 'eagles' for mentoring program

    Jun 5, 2008

    Senior leaders are showing fierce loyalty to the Installation Management Command by volunteering to serve as mentors or Aca,!A"eagles,Aca,!A? in the Centralized Mentoring Program.

  • Darmstadt Throws Farewell Fest for U.S. Garrison

    Jun 5, 2008

    The city of Darmstadt, Germany, threw a Farewell Fest Friday to say danke schoen and auf wiedersehen to Darmstadt's U.S. military community, and to celebrate more than 60 years of kinship.

  • Mannheim Tests Mass Casualty Plan

    Jun 4, 2008

    MANNHEIM, Germany Aca,!" New procedures aimed at improving the synchronization of Army and host nation emergency responders were tested here May 31.

  • Madison Barrack's lineage as Fort Drum predecessor to be honored June 7

    Jun 3, 2008

    The North Country community will continue the year-long celebration of Fort Drum's first one hundred years June 7 with the dedication of a historical marker at Madison Barracks at Sackets Harbor and a historical music concert.

  • RDECOM Update (2008-05-21)

    Jun 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) was presented the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

  • Tobyhanna cuts power to electrostatic discharge

    Jun 3, 2008

    Protecting state-of-the-art electronics equipment from the damaging effects of electrostatic discharge is a top priority at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • 1st Space Battalion hosts Changes of Command

    Jun 3, 2008

    In April, the 1st Space Battalion held changes of command for both 2nd Space Company and 4th Space Company.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Col. Daniel Roper

    Jun 3, 2008

    Col. Daniel Roper, the director of the Army and Marine Corps Counter-insurgency Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., sat down in late January with the TRADOC News Service to discuss COIN. At the time of the interview, Roper had recently returned from Iraq and talks about what the Counter-insurgency Center does to train Soldiers and Marines and gives his assessment of how the COIN operation is progressing in Iraq.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna - Melissa Ankerway

    Jun 3, 2008

    Melissa Ankerway, a painter helper, touches up the paint on an unmanned aircraft system trailer.

  • Wideband Global SATCOM: Coming to a theater near you

    Jun 3, 2008

    WGS-1 was launched Oct. 11, 2007 and was activated Apr. 14, 2008, and is now providing invaluable communications capabilities to the warfighter.

  • Chicago Businessmen Gain Insight from Army Leaders

    Jun 3, 2008

    Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are not only helping with counter insurgency efforts, they are helping connect the people with their governments, Army leaders told Chicago businessmen Friday..

  • 972 Graduate from U.S. Military Academy at West Point

    May 31, 2008

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (May 31, 2008) - In a stadium where severe weather threatened, 972 cadets graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point today.

  • Anniston Demilitarizes Last VX Projectile

    May 30, 2008

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. (May 24) Aca,!" All 139,581 nerve agent VX-filled artillery shells that had been stored here for decades have now been demilitarized at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility.

  • 2/405th AFSB receives Quartermaster Regiment honors

    May 30, 2008

    SECKENHEIM, GermanyAca,!"The 2/405th Army Field Support Brigade, Vilseck, Germany, has been recognized by the U.S. Army Quartermaster General as a Distinguished Unit of the Quartermaster Regiment.

  • AMC, 402nd AFSB colors fly over LSA Anaconda

    May 30, 2008

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Logistics Support Activity Anaconda, Iraq, recently held a flag raising ceremony to officially fly the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the brigade flags simultaneously for the first time.

  • Chicago Area Business Leaders Visit Pentagon

    May 30, 2008

    Maj. Gen. Anthony Cucolo, chief of Army Public Affairs, speaks to the World Presidents' Organization, Chicago Chapter, about communications warfare at the Pentagon Fly-in visit, May 30, 2008.

  • SDDC establishes a Strategic Business Office Command Affairs Office

    May 30, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has established a Strategic Business Office (G9 directorate) effective June 1.

  • Fort Drum

    May 30, 2008

  • West Point Class of 2008 Graduation Preparation

    May 29, 2008

    Class of 2008 at USMA at West Point prepares for graduation ceremony.

  • McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Founder's Day

    May 29, 2008

    Photo and long cutline.

  • New Region Director Joins IMCOM-Europe

    May 29, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Installation Management Command-Europe welcomed its new region director, while bidding farewell to the man who had overseen the organization since its inception.

  • Multi-Source Assessment Program

    May 29, 2008

    The Center For Army Leadership has launched the Multi-Source Assessment Program, an online assessment tool that promotes leadership development.

  • Language Day at Defense Language Institute

    May 29, 2008

    Language comes alive through cultural displays and colorful stage shows at the Defense Language Institute's Language Day. Jini Ryan reports.

  • JROTC cadets finish school year with awards, scholarships

    May 29, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Seoul American High School JROTC cadets finish the year with awards and a combined 72 scholarships, with six winning full scholarships to service academies.

  • Elementary school kids learn to be 'ambassadors' at SAES

    May 29, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Jessica Bates, 10, canAca,!a,,ct wait until school starts in August. SheAca,!a,,cll be one of the first faces new children and parents will see when they tour Seoul American Elementary School.

  • Yongsan embraces Army Family Covenant

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- In this week's Commander's Corner, USAG-Yongsan Commander Col. Dave Hall talks about the Army Family Covenant.

  • Yongsan block party ushers in summer

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan kicked off summer early with the Memorial Day Bash at the Main Post Club Saturday

  • Troop Command Conducts Asian Pacific Heritage Month Program

    May 28, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Troop Command-Korea hosted an Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Program May 22 to celebrate the contributions of Asian and Pacific Islanders.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT to celebrate the Army's 233rd Birthday

    May 28, 2008

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (SMDC/ARSTRAT) Historical Office will celebrate the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 233rd Birthday on June 13 from 8:30 a.m. Aca,!" 1 p.m. at the Von Braun Complex on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Task Force at Bliss Testing FCS Spin Out 1

    May 27, 2008

    Future Combat System Spin Out 1 items, currently being evaluated by Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas, were demonstrated earlier this month on Capitol Hill.

  • Sill rolls out Freedom's Thunder

    May 27, 2008

    The Army's first motorcycle safety rally holds its third annual ride.

  • Simulators Help Aviators Maintain Proficiency

    May 27, 2008

    Aviation units use simulators during mobilization training at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Field Artillery gets new CSM

    May 27, 2008

    Field Artillery gets new CSM

  • Wiesbaden Prepares for 60th Anniversary of Berlin Airlift

    May 23, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Visitors to the German cities of Wiesbaden, Frankfurt and Berlin find it hard today to imagine what the country resembled after the massive destruction of World War II.

  • Korean university students tour Yongsan Garrison

    May 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Students and staff from a Korean university toured Yongsan Garrison May 19 to gain insight on U.S. military culture as part of the U.S. Forces Korea Good Neighbor Program.

  • Illinois Lt Gov visits with Yongsan Soldiers

    May 23, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Illinois Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn talks with Capt. Gerard Dow (right), U.S. Forces Korea Protocol Office, during the governor's visit to Yongsan May 19. Over breakfast at the Three Kingdoms Inn Dining Facility here, Quinn met with Soldiers who are Illinois state residents. He also visited the Joint Security Area during his trip to Korea.

  • Wounded Soldiers Receive Purple Hearts

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A Purple Heart ceremony held May 12 was a show of appreciation for all men and women wearing the uniform with a special acknowledgment to the Families for their love, support and sacrifice.

  • Safety Day Puts Focus On Summertime Hazards

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As a reminder of the upcoming dog days of summer and hazards involved, Fort Sam Houston and the Army Medical Department Center and School held a Safety Day event May 20 on MacArthur Parade Field with temperatures sweltering around the 95 degree mark.

  • Soldiers Compete For Elite Medical Badge

    May 22, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers from around the world came together for two weeks in May at Camp Bullis to compete for the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge and prove to their comrades that they are the Aca,!A"best of the best.Aca,!A?

  • Class 58 graduates, bids farewell to USASMA

    May 22, 2008

    After completing more than 1,200 hours of instruction during the last nine months, 642 students from Sergeants Major Course Class 58 at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy graduated at Abraham Chavez Theatre in downtown El Paso, Texas, receiving their diplomas from TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace.

  • Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command

    May 22, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the mission of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 841st Transportation Battalion.

  • Last Drill Sergeant Class

    May 22, 2008

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. Aca,!" A 44-year tradition ended, Friday, as the Drill Sergeant School graduated its last class, cased its colors and permanently shut its doors.

  • Chicago-area Entrepreneurs Get Inside Story on Army

    May 22, 2008

    "This is very much a captain's war -- a sergeant's war," the director of the Army staff told entrepreneurs from the Chicago area at the Pentagon Wednesday.

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