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  • Black Jack welcomes new commanders, says 'farewell' to many during ceremony

    Apr 9, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" After more than two years under the command of Col. Bryan Roberts, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division welcomed a new commander.

  • Gen. Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker Testify

    Apr 8, 2008

    The Commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq, General David Petraeus, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, will testify on Capitol Hill this morning.

  • Soldiers Radio News - Gen. David Petraeus Addresses Congress

    Apr 8, 2008

    Gen. David Petraeus updates Congress on Iraq progress; Ranger Teams prepare for Best Ranger Competition next week.

  • Gen. Petraeus Testifies to Congress

    Apr 8, 2008

    Gen. David Petraeus, Commander of Multi-National Force Iraq, testifies to Congress on situation on the ground in Iraq and says progress is being made.

  • Gimlets Work to Flush Terror Out of Sadr City

    Apr 8, 2008

    Days after intense fighting and the call to peace from Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr March 30, Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers patrol the outskirts of BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Sadr City, ensuring the safety of the cityAca,!a,,cs residents.

  • Air Cav Brigade changes command

    Apr 8, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and all of its battalions changed command in a ceremony April 4 on Cooper Field, the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field.

  • One on One - Maj. Gen. Robert Cone

    Apr 8, 2008

    In this episode of One on One, SRTV's Gail McCabe interviews Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command, Afghanistan. Maj. Gen. Cone elaborates on encouraging Afghans to assume more responsibility for rebuilding and stabilizing the country. Tune in for more...

  • One on One - Maj. Gen. Jay Hood

    Apr 8, 2008

    SRTV's Gail McCabe interviews Maj. Gen. Jay Hood, Commanding General, 1st Army Div. East, on how training will improve the future of Afghanistan. Tune in for more...

  • Heidelberg SFAC Focus: Healing, Individual Needs

    Apr 8, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" Each movement on the couch causes visible pain to Sgt. 1st Class Priscilla Simmons. However, a smile on her face tells the story of a warrior who has found the right place to rest and heal.

  • Over Half a Billion Dollars in Construction Comes to Wiesbaden Garrison

    Apr 7, 2008

    An upcoming merger of U.S. Army Europe and the V Corps command headquarters Aca,!" both currently stationed in Heidelberg Aca,!" will unite both headquarters under the name Aca,!A"Seventh ArmyAca,!A? and move the flag to Wiesbaden within three years.

  • Festival to honor Army Earth Day April 18

    Apr 7, 2008

  • AMC Stand Up Ceremony

    Apr 7, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights the stand up ceremony to create the new provisional Army Contracting Command as a major subordinate command of AMC and discusses how the ACC will help ensure that contracting becomes a core competency in the Army.

  • Health Care Impacted by BRAC

    Apr 7, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights interviews with health care providers in Huntsville, Ala., to discuss the impacts of BRAC on the health care systems in the Tennessee Valley region.

  • Going Green

    Apr 7, 2008

    The Army is in the midst of the largest and greenest building boom since World War II. The Corps of Engineers is changing how buildings go up an down, under LEEDs.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Dr. Michael Vlahos

    Apr 7, 2008

    Dr. Vlahos talks with the TRADOC News Service about his participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's wargame that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflict.

  • FM 3-0 Testify / IRR Soldiers Memorialized

    Apr 7, 2008

    The commander of the Combined Arms Center in Fort Leavenworth, Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, testified before the Senate on FM 3-0. HRC has dedicated a memorial to 17 IRR Soldiers who died in the war on terror.

  • Mobile Master Gunner Trailer

    Apr 7, 2008

    Ft. Knox offers a convenient, portable alternative to their Master Gunner Training Course.

  • MILCON: Grafenwoehr Building Premiere Complex

    Apr 7, 2008

    More than 80 projects valued at close to $1 billion in todayAca,!a,,cs dollars make Aca,!A"Efficient Basing GrafenwoehrAca,!A? one of the largest military construction programs in Europe.

  • Detainees Treated Fairly Says New Guantanamo Deputy

    Apr 7, 2008

    The recently appointed Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force - Guantanamo said he knows why many have a hard time letting go of misconceptions about detainee treatment at the facility.

  • KATUSA-US Soldier Friendship Week begins April 21

    Apr 7, 2008

    United States Army Garrison-Yongsan will celebrate the bond between Korean and U.S. Soldiers with the "2008 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week" starting April 21.

  • Soldiers in Iraq Remember Smith's Bravery Under Fire

    Apr 5, 2008

    Exactly five years after his heroic actions, Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, the 3rd Infantry Division's 51st Medal of Honor recipient, was remembered in a ceremony April 4 at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Warriors in Transition

    Apr 4, 2008

    The Honorable Elaine Chao, U.S. secretary of labor, visited the U.S. Army Garrison Soldier and Family Assistance Center in Brooke Army Medical Center March 26.

  • Top Army Spouse Discusses Families

    Apr 4, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army and his wife visited Fort Leavenworth March 27 to talk to address students in the Pre-Command Course, along with their spouses, and the Army's senior spouse took the opportunity to talk about the state of Army Families.

  • Multi-National Corps-Iraq commander

    Apr 4, 2008

  • 96th CAB, USASOC community relations receives 1st place award

    Apr 3, 2008

    MCLEAN, Va. (Sine Pari, Apr. 3, 2008) Aca,!" The 96th Civil Affairs Battalion and the USASOC Headquarters received a first place award for community relations special events April 1 at the U.S. Army World Wide Public Affairs Symposium.

  • MILCON: Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield Expanding

    Apr 3, 2008

    Soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., have witnessed a vast expansion of their living and working conditions over the past five years that continues with new barracks, command facilities, a fitness center and the ArmyAca,!a,,cs largest chapel coming on line.

  • Army's New Field Manual Discussed on Hill

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., testified before the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new operations manual, Field Manual 3-0 this week.

  • Security Assistance Command Starts Arriving This Summer

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command says he and his workers look forward to moving to Redstone Arsenal under base realignment and closure.

  • Got contamination' Call the ACERT

    Apr 3, 2008

    When Soldiers and other servicemembers are out in the field and have battle-damaged, possibly contaminated equipment, they need to know where they can go for safe, reliable turn-in.

  • Local Director Runs Worldwide Testing Network

    Apr 3, 2008

  • Construction on Rise Throughout Redstone

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fueled by base realignment and closure, construction is booming at Redstone Arsenal. Funds have been appropriated for 13 projects, most BRAC-related, totaling $543 million. A typical year would have $40 million to $50 million worth.

  • Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Ready Reserve Soldiers

    Apr 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command-St. Louis has dedicated a memorial to the 17 Army Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers who have fallen in support of the war on terrorism.

  • Benelux WTU, SFAC Puts Soldiers, Families First

    Apr 3, 2008

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" The Benelux Warrior Transition Unit squad leader has bled for his country.

  • Raven takes flight, Eagle comes to roost

    Apr 3, 2008

    Task Force Eagle takes over for Task Force Raven for the Garrison mission at Multi-National Corps - Iraq.

  • MILCON: Fort Wainwright Building for Stryker Brigade

    Apr 2, 2008

    In Fiscal Year 2007, the Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded contracts valued at about $168 million to build seven projects at Fort Wainwright.

  • Phishing E-mail To MWR Patrons Turns Out To Be Army Exercise

    Apr 2, 2008

    More than 10,000 Soldiers, civilians and Family members with military e-mail addresses received an e-mail March 30 promising free tickets to area theme parks, with a link to a Web site that appeared to belong to the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command. These e-mails were sent without the knowledge or consent of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) or installation MWR offices. These e-mails were "phishing" emails developed by the Army Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT) in a Global Computer Network Defense exercise, Bulwark Defender 08 (BD08) to test the defensive posture of the Army LandWarNet.

  • Aviators Take on Insurgents in Iraq

    Apr 2, 2008

    AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crews engaged more insurgents in Iraq during the final days of March than in the previous three months combined, according to Task Force XII officials.

  • Soldiers Receive Signal Corps Honor

    Apr 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Many sections of the Army, have awards unique to their field. For the information technology professionals of the Signal Corps Regiment Association, it is an honor to be inducted into the Bronze Order of Mercury.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Brigade Changes Command

    Apr 2, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"One chapter in the brigadeAca,!a,,cs history closes and another opens as my commanders and I relinquish command of this amazing brigade and its outstanding Soldiers and officers to Col. Gary Volesky and his new team of commanders,Aca,!A? said Col. David Sutherland during his change of command ceremony.

  • Respite Care Service Receives Financial Boost

    Apr 2, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The Exceptional Family Member Program respite care service received an important financial boost from funding provided to Installation Management Command-EuropeAca,!a,,cs Army Community Services under the Army Family Covenant. This is the second year funding has been provided for this program.

  • Celebrating Military Children

    Apr 2, 2008

    Now, more than ever, we have to demonstrate our commitment to provide our children and their parents and caregivers with a strong supportive environment where children can be safe and thrive. The quality of life for our Families must match the quality of their SoldierAca,!a,,cs service.

  • MILCON: Fort Richardson Building for Troop Increase

    Apr 1, 2008

    The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a workload ranging between $125 and $200 million a year at Fort Richardson.

  • Women's History Month Finale at Darmstadt Combines Art, Vision

    Apr 1, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" Read a copy of the July 1943 edition of Transportation Magazine and youAca,!a,,cll get an eye-awakening look at that eraAca,!a,,cs gender beliefs.

  • Organization Leads Fight Against IEDs

    Apr 1, 2008

    If America allows the improvised-explosive device to control its strategic decisions, it will become the weapon of choice for all of AmericaAca,!a,,cs enemies, according to the director of the organization charged with its defeat.

  • Guard Helping Save Crops from Louisiana Flood Waters

    Apr 1, 2008

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard are helping farmers fight to save millions of dollars worth of crops from the flood waters of the Mississippi River in Pointe Coupee Parish, La.

  • Six Honored for Journalistic Excellence at Public Affairs Worldwide

    Apr 1, 2008

    Four Soldiers and two Department of the Army civilians were recognized March 31 for excellence in Army journalism.

  • Yongsan Fun Fair features information on community services

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" YongsanAca,!a,,cs annual Community Fun Fair is set for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Child Development Center parking lot.

  • Yongsan Library promotes writing through essay contest

    Apr 1, 2008

  • Seoul Middle School wins DODDS Math Counts competition

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Seoul American Middle SchoolAca,!a,,cs math team won the Department of Defense Dependent Schools Math Counts competition in March, with one Aca,!A"mathleteAca,!A? moving on to compete at the U.S. national level.

  • WTU Soldier Listed Fit for Duty

    Apr 1, 2008

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany Aca,!" A Soldier assigned here is one of the first in U.S. Army Europe to return to normal duty standing after recovering in a Warrior Transition Unit.

  • Arbor Day ceremonies signify U.S., Korea Good Neighbor alliance

    Apr 1, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan and Yongsan-gu officials gathered March 27 to celebrate Arbor Day at Yongsan Garrison and at Namsan Botanical Garden in Seoul.

  • 'Iraqi Village' on Irwin

    Mar 31, 2008

    In the middle of the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, Calif., sits a simulated Iraqi village built by the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.

  • MILCON: Impacting Army from Texas to Korea

    Mar 31, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert VanAntwerp, the Army's chief of Engineers, talks about the largest military construction program since World War II. Mary Cochran reports on how the $39 billion MILCON program will affect Soldiers and Families from Fort Bliss, Texas, to Camp Humphries, Korea.

  • United States and Republic of Korea Medical Exercise

    Mar 28, 2008

    United States and Republic of Korea Soldiers participate in a medical evacuation exercise.

  • First Warrior Transition NCO Class Graduates

    Mar 28, 2008

    Both wounded warriors and brigade cadre graduated Friday from the first-ever Warrior Transition Brigade Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course.

  • Commentary: Civilian Employer 'Does It Right' for Reserve Soldier

    Mar 28, 2008

    In 2003, my Reserve unit was called to active duty to support the training efforts at Fort Jackson, S.C. Being the first sergeant at the time, I was told to report within two hours of the notification.

  • Students Wow Army with InSITEful Inventions

    Mar 28, 2008

    The once blue and white-themed elementary gymnasium was reminiscent of a carnival, as colorful projects and posters hid the wooden floors at the annual Student Invention Through Education competition Feb. 29 in West Long Branch. The work of 50 young inventors from Betty McElmon School and Frank Antonides Middle School was displayed as students waited for judges to critique their work in the competition.

  • MRAP Kits Completed in Record Time

    Mar 28, 2008

    To meet a critical warfighter need, Tobyhanna produced a month's worth of kits in just nine days.

  • 2008 Bataan Memorial Death March

    Mar 28, 2008

    The 2008 Bataan Memorial Death March takes place this Sunday, March 30th at White Sands Missle Range in New Mexico.

  • United States Army Corps of Engineers MOUT Sites

    Mar 28, 2008

    United States Army Corps of Engineers is heading up the largest military construction effort since 1942. This impacts Army readiness with cutting-edge training grounds. Jay Field reports.

  • Austin Conducts Battlefield Circulation

    Mar 28, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, commanding general, Multi-National Corps - Iraq conducts battlefield circulation in Iraq; awards soldier Bronze Star.

  • Transformation Delivers USAG Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg

    Mar 28, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg re-designated to become the U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg in a ceremony March 27 on Patrick Henry Village.

  • Warm weather safety considerations

    Mar 28, 2008

    It's safe to say that warmer weather will be with us for a while now. U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Policy Letter 10-1 spells out community safety rules for joggers, bicycles, skateboards, skate, roller blades, motorcycles and mopeds.

  • Yongsan Red Cross honors volunteers at annual ceremony

    Mar 27, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The American Red Cross Yongsan Station honored its volunteer corps Thursday, announcing the volunteer of the year for 2007 and recognizing volunteers and staff for service.

  • MILCON: Fort Lewis Projects Exceed $2 Billion

    Mar 27, 2008

    Projects at Fort Lewis, Wash., include new barracks, unit headquarters, tactical equipment maintenance facilities, ranges, a medical clinic, working dog kennels and child development centers.

  • New detachment has Defense-Wide Buying Power

    Mar 27, 2008

    The changes coming to Redstone Arsenal in relation to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission report go beyond the addition of new facilities, additional employees and more missions. Those changes also involve administrative shifts designed to continue the ArmyAca,!a,,cs goal to become leaner, more efficient and more competitive. One such shift is the move of 68 AMCOM Acquisition Center employees involved with purchasing repairable spare parts for aviation systems and missiles to the Defense Logistics Agency.

  • NDIA Selects Army Testers of Year

    Mar 27, 2008

    The National Defense Industrial Association recognized the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top military, civilian and contract tester-evaluators for their 2007 contributions to the warfighter at a Pentagon ceremony yesterday. The recipients were selected on the basis of their scope of responsibilities, specific 2007 contributions and sustained long-term performance. A panel of executives and officers from the Army Test and Evaluation Command and the Army Test and Evaluation Management Agency made the selections:

  • Education Benefits and Healthy Lifestyles

    Mar 27, 2008

    More education benefits for Guard and Reserve. With more than 70 percent of its patients overweight, the Veterans Affairs is weighing in with exercise, good nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.

  • Jackson Testing New Weapons Qualification Method

    Mar 27, 2008

    Aca,!A"One shot, one killAca,!A? may be the motto of the Army sniper, but for Soldiers qualifying in Basic Rifle Marksmanship, the traditional one shot per target on the range could soon come to an end.

  • Homefront Spouse Fills Void with Work, Study, Volunteering

    Mar 27, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" True to her belief that Aca,!A"life doesnAca,!a,,ct happen to you, you happen to life,Aca,!A? Jordan Talbot didnAca,!a,,ct put her two lives on hold when her husband deployed to Afghanistan in April 2007.

  • Yongsan community plans events to honor military children

    Mar 26, 2008

    April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child, and Yongsan Garrison's Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program has planned several events to celebrate military children.

  • Seminars arm parents, kids for successful school transitions

    Mar 26, 2008

    U.S. Forces Korea brought trainers from the Military Child Education Coalition to Korea to share information, strategies and resources with parents on school transition issues.

  • MILCON: Gordon Barracks Get Facelift

    Mar 26, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs home of the Signal Corps and information technology is receiving a facelift with the Gordon Trainee Barracks Upgrade Project which will renovate 35 buildings.

  • Cavalry Grants Wish to 5-year-old Patient

    Mar 26, 2008

    Through the Make-A-Wish foundation, 5-year-old Gaven Cox took a break from his battle with cancer to "Soldier up" with members of the 1st Cavalry Division for a mission March 20.

  • Secretary Recognizes Best Recruiters, Career Counselors

    Mar 26, 2008

    Six Soldiers were honored today for their contributions to the health of the Army's all-volunteer fighting force.

  • Engineers Meet to Improve Digital TOCs

    Mar 26, 2008

    Representatives from government and industry are now undergoing five weeks of analysis and activity at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., to improve the Army's digital tactical operations centers and command posts.

  • Partnership Brings DoD Flu Shots to Pacific Islands

    Mar 26, 2008

    An ongoing partnership between the U.S. Army, local airlines and other federal and non-governmental agencies yielded the Defense DepartmentAca,!a,,cs entire stock of excess seasonal influenza vaccinations to benefit U.S.-affiliated islands in the Pacific March 24.

  • Managers prep for NSPS pay pool

    Mar 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Across U.S. Forces Korea, more civilian employees are entering the National Security Personnel System. The new Aca,!A"pay-for-performanceAca,!A? system was designed as a replacement to the old civil service system.

  • Garrison holds appreciation day for Korean policemen

    Mar 26, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" They stand outside the gates, helping to protect Yongsan Garrison and community members. Sixty Korea National Police officers got to see what it looks like behind the gates they guard during the KNP Appreciation Day March 17.

  • MILCON: Fort Drum Projects Total $2 Billion

    Mar 25, 2008

    Change is the word of the day at Fort Drum, where for the past five years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been working to complete more than $2 billion worth of projects that will support 20,000 soldiers and family members by the year 2014.

  • Aberdeen Breaks Ground for Commo-Electronics Complex

    Mar 25, 2008

    Army officials broke ground March 17 on a new $477-million complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., marking the start of construction of "Phase One" of the Team C4ISR campus for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

  • Center Brings Lessons from Field to Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2008

    One Soldier's insight into how things can be done better in the combat zone today can save time for or the life of another Soldier in the combat zone tomorrow.

  • Largest MILCON Effort to Date

    Mar 25, 2008

    United States Army Corps of Engineers is heading up the largest military construction effort since 1942. This impacts Army readiness with cutting-edge training grounds. Jay Field reports.

  • New Program Gives Soldiers Online Transition Assistance

    Mar 25, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" After serving oneAca,!a,,cs country in the military, returning to civilian life can be challenging

  • Garrison seeks improvement through strategic planning

    Mar 24, 2008

    K-16 AIR BASE, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Garrison officials met Tuesday, March 18 at the K-16 Community Activity Center for a day-long strategic planning conference. More than 30 managers and key employees discussed the road ahead and how to continue to provide quality services.

  • MILCON: Fort Eustis Changing Footprint

    Mar 24, 2008

    Fort Eustis will dramatically change its operational footprint over the next few years as it loses the Transportation School and gains the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Lt. Col. Kevin Rowlatt, Australian Army Liaison to TRADOC

    Mar 24, 2008

    Lt. Col. Rowlatt talks with the TRADOC News Service about his participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's wargame that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflict. Rowlatt brings an outside perspective to help the Army formulate a strategy to move ahead and prepare for future conflicts. John Harlow has more.

  • Post Deployment Health Reassessment Program

    Mar 24, 2008

    320,000 Soldiers and counting have been screened as part of the Post Deployment Health Reassessment Program which began three years ago this month.

  • Gen. Casey Visits Fort Drum

    Mar 21, 2008

    Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., U.S. Army Chief of Staff, visited Fort Drum, NY, to listen to Soldiers and their concerns.

  • MILCON: Fort Bragg Building for 43,000 Soldiers

    Mar 21, 2008

    Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., have witnessed a vast expansion of their living and working conditions over the past five years that continues with new barracks, dining facilities, command facilities and training ranges constantly coming on line.

  • Aberdeen groundbreaking sets stage for new era

    Mar 21, 2008

    Army officials broke ground Monday on a new $477 million complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., marking the start of construction of "Phase One" of the Team C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) campus there.

  • Civilian in Iraq Sees Changes Firsthand

    Mar 21, 2008

    Beanie babies, soccer balls, childrenAca,!a,,cs clothing, books, crayons and hygiene products can speak more than a thousand words of caring and concern when they are given to families who have survived the harsh realities of war. Phillip Schamp has seen the difference a gift from America can make in Iraq. He has seen the joy on a childAca,!a,,cs face as they hug a stuffed animal or kick a new ball. He has shared quiet moments of gratitude with Iraqi parents who know U.S. Soldiers and civilians are working for the same thing they want -- a future of freedom and opportunity for their children.

  • PEO Missiles and Space officer first to receive Canada's leadership award

    Mar 21, 2008

    When it comes to firsts, the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space continues to set the mark. The most recent addition to the list comes in the person of Maj. Frederick Hughes, the first Army officer to receive Canada's Leadership award following two years of service as an exchange officer in Ottawa.

  • RRAD, TRMD receive new Patriot equipment

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Theater Readiness Monitoring Directorate and Red River Army Depot celebrated the Initial Operations Capability for the Patriot PM 560 March 5 with a ceremony. The event signified that all verifications and validations are complete and Patriot missiles will now be processed using the PM 560 certification process at RRAD.

  • AER Doubles Aid to Meet Rising Needs

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Army Emergency Relief program has increased the financial assistance it provides to Soldiers and Families in need by about 40 percent since 2005, according to the programAca,!a,,cs director.

  • Idea To Save Army Millions

    Mar 21, 2008

    A Tobyhanna electronics technicianAca,!a,,cs idea to restore malfunctioning Dewar Detector Assemblies will save the Army more than $1 million annually.

  • Employee's admin skills net award

    Mar 21, 2008

    Superior organizational skills and administrative abilities paved the way for a Resource Management Directorate secretary to claim a CECOM-level Employee of the Quarter award.

  • Contracting Command Activation

    Mar 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command activates the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the Army's ability to respond globally in support of warfighters' needs. Crystal Park has more on the ceremony.

  • 2nd Woman Since WWII Gets Silver Star

    Mar 21, 2008

    The second female Soldier since World War II was awarded a Silver Star Thursday for her gallant actions during combat in Afghanistan last year.

  • MILCON: Fort Bliss Building 7 BCT Complexes

    Mar 20, 2008

    The Fort Bliss Expansion Program includes 90 projects involving 300 buildings and 3,100 acres to accommodate 10 million square feet of living and work space in support of about 30,000 Soldiers.

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