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  • 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.

  • Army kicks off 'TOCFEST' to develop tactical operations centers

    Mar 20, 2008

    Representatives from government and industry have commenced five weeks of analysis and activity at Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn to improve the ArmyAca,!a,,cs digital tactical operations centers and command posts.

  • MILCON

    Mar 20, 2008

    A major construction effort is impacting military bases across the globe. It's the largest military construction budget for the Corps of Engineers since World War II and it's changing how the Army lives and trains. Mary Cochran reports on what this transformation means to Soldiers and Families.

  • Gainey confirmed by Senate for third star

    Mar 20, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Maj. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey, commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate March 13 for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general.

  • SMA George W. Dunaway Buried at Arlington

    Mar 20, 2008

    SMA George W. Dunaway, the second Sergeant Major of the Army, is laid to rest at a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 20, 2008

    Ken Frederick performs an operational test on an AN/APX-72 radio frequency section. Federick is an electronics mechanic.

  • MILCON: Meade Prepares for New Tenants

    Mar 19, 2008

    As Fort George G. Meade gears up for the arrival of major tenants coming as part of Base Realignment and Closure legislation, the post and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have undertaken a round of facilities construction to meet the needs of Soldiers and their Families.

  • German Polizei, U.S. Dog Teams Train Together

    Mar 19, 2008

    MIESAU, Germany Aca,!" For the Global War on Terror to be successful, itAca,!a,,cs going to take a worldwide effort.

  • Interns Assisting Hohenfels Community

    Mar 19, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" Allison Billhardt, Brittney Hawkins and Susan Daniel are pulling 45-hour weeks to help the smallest members here.

  • MILCON: Rebuilding U.S. Army Hawaii

    Mar 18, 2008

    The Honolulu District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing a number of projects at Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter, Tripler Army Medical Center, and other locations throughout the state of Hawaii.

  • Soldier Input Helps JLENS System Design

    Mar 18, 2008

    Early user assessment is akin to kicking the tires on a new vehicle. ItAca,!a,,cs best for the designers to get the userAca,!a,,cs input before the final product.

  • Long Knives one step closer to deployment: Brigade conducts training rotation in Louisiana

    Mar 18, 2008

    FORT POLK, La. Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs newly re-flagged 4th Brigade Combat Team began its mission readiness exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center with only a few hurdles to climb here March 11.

  • Insides Out

    Mar 18, 2008

    Richard Pace prepares a desktop computer hard drive for re-imaging. Re-imaging is loading the depot operating system and applications such as Word and Outlook.

  • Schinnen Sort Center Helps Customers Recycle, Save Money

    Mar 18, 2008

    SCHINNEN, the Netherlands Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs Saturday morning and Alfredo Dorio is busy directing traffic at U.S. Army Garrison SchinnenAca,!a,,cs Recycling Sort Center.

  • The "S" word: Wagonmaster Soldiers learn to help others deal with suicide through conversa

    Mar 18, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Suicide. ItAca,!a,,cs the Aca,!A"SAca,!A? word a lot of Soldiers donAca,!a,,ct like to talk about, especially when it comes to one of their Aca,!A"battle buddiesAca,!A? committing suicide.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Stephen James conducts parking enforcement in the main parking lot.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Robert Leombruni processes visitors at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Security Division personnel process an average of 250 visitors daily.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer David Fairclough checks a delivery truck arriving at the depot.

  • Distribution of power

    Mar 18, 2008

    Matt Blundetto works on a PP-8479(V) 3/ASM Power Distribution Box Assembly.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Officer Ethan Hammon qualifies with his assigned weapon, an M9 9mm pistol

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 18, 2008

    Sgt. Jason Orenich, [Duryea resident] responds to a radio call. Orenich, a day-shift desk sergeant, is responsible for receiving queries, monitoring alarms and dispatching patrols.

  • Team Tobyhanna Resets 8 ESVs in field; Georgia-based Army Unit meets deployment schedule

    Mar 17, 2008

    The first field Reset of eight AN/ASM-189 electronics vans completed by Team Tobyhanna ensured a Georgia-based Army unit was able to deploy to Iraq.

  • Army Sets Way Ahead for Correspondence Course Testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    The commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, directed on Dec. 16 that the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course ProgramAca,!a,,cs on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • Keeping Precious Cargo Safe

    Mar 17, 2008

    The Soldier of Headquarters Support Company, Task Force Dragon, Fort Bragg, N.C., provide convoy security for select servicemember and civilian passengers traveling through Baghdad.

  • Mental Health Report

    Mar 17, 2008

    The Army's fifth annual Mental Health Report is released.

  • MILCON: Fort Riley Getting Makeover

    Mar 14, 2008

    Call it an extreme military makeover. ThatAca,!a,,cs essentially what Fort Riley, Kan., has been undergoing since 2003, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began overseeing an ever-increasing number of upgrades to the installation, home to 35,069 Soldiers and civilians.

  • Army Stands Up Contracting Command

    Mar 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Thursday activated the Army Contracting Command (Provisional) which will oversee more than $85 billion in contracts annually and focus on maintaining and improving the ArmyAca,!a,,cs ability to respond globally in support of warfightersAca,!a,,c needs.

  • Rapid Equipping Force Partners With D.C. High School

    Mar 14, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (Army News Service, March 14, 2008) -- The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Rapid Equipping Force has renewed its partnership with Washington, D.C.Aca,!a,,cs, Ballou Senior High School to support a team of students as they gear up to participate in the annual FIRST Regional Robotics Competition.

  • Army Family Covenant Saves Schweinfurt Families Thousands

    Mar 14, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" When measuring an impact of the Army Family Covenant here, one big number jumps out: $25,548.

  • Contracting Command Stands up at Belvoir

    Mar 13, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command under Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin (left) stands up the Army Contracting Command (provisional) March 13 at Fort Belvoir, Va., under the leadership of ACC Executive Director Jeffrey P. Parsons (center) as AMC Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger looks on. The new command will provide global contracting capability in support of warfighter needs across the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Enlisted Aides Support Mission Behind Scenes

    Mar 13, 2008

    If the general looks sharp in his uniform, they'll beam with pride. If the admiral's official quarters are clean and orderly, they'll gladly take credit. And if the ambassador to Japan is floored by the hors d'oeuvres, the hospitality knockout is all theirs.

  • Northern Iowa Community Leaders Meet with Senior Army Leadership

    Mar 13, 2008

    More than a dozen leaders from two northern Iowa communities met with senior Army leadership Wednesday at the Pentagon to learn more about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs mission and the challenges it faces.

  • Drill sergeants training right on the mark

    Mar 13, 2008

    Aca,!A"We are teaching them to master the four fundamentals of rifle marksmanship and the tactical methodology behind them so that they can incorporate it into their training of Soldiers,Aca,!A? Keeney said. Aca,!A"Then we expand on the four major fundamentals.Aca,!A?

  • AMC CG visits Redstone Arsenal

    Mar 12, 2008

  • HQAMC-Forward hires first active duty, civilian employees at Redstone

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - As the U.S. Army Materiel Command prepares for its permanent transition to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Headquarters Army Materiel Command Aca,!" Forward is expanding the AMC family with the hiring of the first civilian and active duty employees at Redstone.

  • Army logisticians encouraged to attend annual training workshop

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This yearAca,!a,,cs workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

  • Chairman of Joint Chiefs Visits Warhorse Soldiers

    Mar 12, 2008

    Adm. Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Soldiers Mar. 10 at Fort Carson.

  • Schweinfurt Youth Sports Receives $20K in Grants

    Mar 12, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt Child and Youth Sports programs recently received more than $20,000 in grants from the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA).

  • EUCOM Quality of Life Conference underway

    Mar 12, 2008

    Garmisch, Germany (Mar. 12, 2008) Aca,!" The European Command's Quality of Life Conference entered its first full day of activities Monday as delegates, subject matter experts and facilitators began 14 hours of brainstorming and developing issues during the next three days. The meetings are held annually to allow service members and their families a chance to bring issues to senior leaders. "This year's theme, 'Share and Advance' denotes the key role each of you will play in sharing your extensive experience to ultimately advance the quality of life for service members, civilians and their families within the European theater," said Navy Cmdr. Stacy Henderson, U.S. European Command and Quality of Life mistress of ceremonies, as she addressed the group during the welcome session.

  • MILCON: Fort Benning Expanding

    Mar 11, 2008

    The planning for the expansion at Fort Benning, Ga., began in 2001. Since then more than $1 billion in construction to support Soldiers and their families have either been completed or under construction by 2011.

  • JLTV one step closer to entering technology development

    Mar 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army and Marine Corps co-hosted a three-day preproposal conference at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Feb. 19-21, to inform industry of the U.S. governmentAca,!a,,cs acquisition strategy for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program.

  • Gen. Daniel McNeill Interview

    Mar 11, 2008

    SRTV's Gail McCabe sits down to speak with Gen. Daniel McNeill, Commander, NATO ISAF.

  • Long Knife Artillery Battalion prepares Soldiers, Families for deployment: 5-82 Field Artillery Regi

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The Long Knife BrigadeAca,!a,,cs field artillery battalion held a pre-deployment briefing for both Soldiers and their Family Members at an offsite training area in Austin late February.

  • AMC to activate new Army Contracting Command (provisional)

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Materiel Command will activate the U.S. Army Contracting Command as a provisional major subordinate command in a ceremony here March 13 at 1 p.m.

  • Cobras become Long Knives: 4th BCT, 4th inf. Div. re-flags to join 1st Cav. Division

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT HOOD Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division bid farewell to one brigade combat team and welcomed another in one week.

  • From C-rations to MREs...NSRDEC improves Soldier rations

    Mar 11, 2008

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate showcased its latest in meal technology March 5 at the Pentagon to the Secretary of the Army and guests.

  • 1st Cav Cdr: Soldiers Key Ingredient in Deployment's Success

    Mar 11, 2008

    The commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division spotlighted the effects on violence the First-Team led troop surge had on violence in Iraq throughout the divisionAca,!a,,cs recent deployment during an Association of the United States Army chapter meeting here March 5.

  • Vicenza Hosts Family Assistance Workshop

    Mar 11, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy Aca,!" The Vicenza Military Community hosted the first Europe-based Joint Services Family Assistance workshop for service providers recently. The workshop featured an Office of the Secretary of Defense team of subject-matter experts from areas such as relocation assistance, children and youth initiatives and counseling.

  • White Sands Testing New Weapons to Counter IEDs

    Mar 10, 2008

    Science fiction is becoming reality at the Joint Directed Energy Test Site at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The site, currently undergoing an expansion, is being used to test and evaluate new directed-energy weapons designed to detect and destroy Improvised Explosive Devices.

  • CAC Commander visits Times Square recruiting station

    Mar 10, 2008

    The commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, visited the Times Square military recruiting station this morning to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the station last Thursday.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Mellinger Interview

    Mar 10, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights its first interview with Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger.

  • Times Square Recruiting

    Mar 10, 2008

    It's back to business as usual for the Times Square New York City Military Recruiting Center after a bomb exploded there Thursday.

  • Brigade joins 1st Cav. Div.

    Mar 10, 2008

    4th Infantry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team reflagged as 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team during a ceremony held on March 7th.

  • Coming soon to Schweinfurt: Warrior Adventure Quest

    Mar 10, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt is one of 14 garrisons in the Army and the only one in Installation Management Command-Europe selected to receive funding for the Warrior Adventure Quest.

  • Army, State Department Partner on Stability Operations

    Mar 7, 2008

    When it comes to conducting stability operations, a new core mission for Soldiers, the Army wonAca,!a,,ct be going it alone.