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  • Army Community Relations Awards

    May 8, 2009

    Photos of recipients of the 9th Annual Chief of Public Affairs Community Relations Awards of Excellence. These awards recognize some of the finest outreach programs that connect the Army and its Soldiers to the American public. The Kathy Canham-Ross Award of Distinction is a separate discretionary award presented to an Army organization or individual to recognize extraordinary community relations contributions.

  • Fort Campbell spouses, volunteers pack gifts for Soldiers

    May 8, 2009

    For the second time since its inception in 2005, Toast to the Troops has returned to Fort Campbell just in time to stuff its 100,000th care package April 29.

  • Partnership with NASCAR team brings technology benefits to Soldiers

    May 7, 2009

    The Army has a partnership with NASCAR team Roush-Fenway Racing to discover and test technologies that can transfer from the race track to the battlefield.

  • 3000+ scouts join the Corps of Cadets at West Point

    May 7, 2009

    Story and photos about 47th Scout Camporee at West Point

  • West Point celebrates Asia-Pacific American Heritage month

    May 7, 2009

    Story and photos of West Point Asia-Pacific celebration

  • Community relations event strengthens U.S.-German bond

    May 7, 2009

    The customary sound of artillery and aircraft asA,A!sociated with the Grafenwoehr Training Area fell silent April 23 for members of the U.S. Army GarriA,A!son Grafenwoehr Community Relations Council as they toured the Nine Lagoons. The silence magnified the sounds of birds, bees and moving water as members from the garrison's environmental office explained the steps the U.S. military is taking to not only preserve, but protect the environment and land. The tour came at the end of the day-long council event, which brought close to 40 German civilian and military leaders of neighboring communities to Grafenwoehr and highlighted the facts and figures asA,A!sociated with the U.S. military's presence in Bavaria. "USAG Grafenwoehr, and Efficient Basing-Grafenwoehr, is a huge investment and decision by the United States government to make this an enduring installation," Col. Chris Sorenson, USAG Grafenwoehr commander, said. "We showed the outside community what the value of our installations in Grafenwoehr, Vilseck and Hohenfels is to them."

  • Anniston CFC celebrates 600-plus leadership givers

    Apr 30, 2009

  • Heidelberg culminates weeklong activities with celebration at Germersheim Army Depot

    Apr 29, 2009

    The Germersheim Army Depot community barbecue and tree planting was the culminating event for USAG Heidelberg's Earth Week initiative, which included many educational events from paper making and compost awareness at the Heidelberg reuse center to field trips to a local solar park and botanical gardens.

  • NCO honored as a "Hometown Hero"

    Apr 28, 2009

    For one weekend, Silver Star recipient SSG John J. Zamarripa, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, put his Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course study material aside to represent the Army in a different mission - the Army recruiting mission.

  • 'Voices of Men' Informs, Educates Hawaii Soldiers

    Apr 28, 2009

    To the music of "Eye of the Tiger," the feminist, activist Ben Atherton-Zeman took the spotlight at 9th Mission Support Command Auditorium April 22 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, to raise awareness about sexual assault. As part of the nationwide observance this month to raise awareness about one of the country's most under-reported crimes, Defense Department officials have developed initiatives and unconventional teaching methods to help prevent sexual assault.

  • CASAs sustain Army Strong

    Apr 28, 2009

    They're called Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army, or CASAs. They are special Army ambassadors who interface with Army commanders and the Secretary of the Army on issues affecting their region and they can be found across the U.S.

  • "Key to the City" presented to Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center

    Apr 27, 2009

    During the Jonesboro, Arkansas city council meeting on April 8th, LTC Dale Deehr, Officer-in-Charge, Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center, was presented with the "Key to the City" by Mayor Harold Perrin. The three-day Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) blood drive was hosted by the 875th Engineer Battalion, Arkansas National Guard, and sponsored by the E911 Fire Police Dispatch Center.

  • Commander helps polish 'jewels,' bring out their shine

    Apr 23, 2009

    One aspect of education is to expand a child's vocabulary, but April 16, a dozen girls from Jewell C. Anderson Elementary School in Conley were encouraged to decrease their lexicon. "You need to take 'I can't' and 'I won't' out of your vocabulary," said Col. Deborah Grays. "You can be anything you want to be."

  • Fort Stewart Girl Donates Time, Soda Can Tabs

    Apr 23, 2009

    Paige Streeper, 9, the daughter of Warrant Officer Michael Streeper, an Air Defense C41 Systems integrator with the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, and third grader at Button Gwinnett Elementary School in Hinesville, is passionately giving her time, and even tooth fairy money, to support the Savannah Ronald McDonald House. Paige donated 91,000 pop tabs, equal to 72 pounds, to the Ronald McDonald House Charities after getting her entire school and Tae Kwon Do class involved in the collection efforts.

  • Kansas State, Army Community Service partnership helps Soldiers, Families

    Apr 22, 2009

    K-State and the Fort Riley ACS partner to help Soldiers and their Families.

  • 1CD Soldiers volunteer to go back to school

    Apr 21, 2009

    KILLEEN, Texas -Maxdale Elementary School students will be encountering some distinctive visitors in their classrooms in the coming weeks.

  • NCOs of "Pershing's Own" recognized by Army Secretary

    Apr 21, 2009

    Army Secretary Pete Geren recognizes the noncommissioned officers of The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own", during a trip to Fort Myer, Va., Tues., April 21, 2009. During the visit, Geren linked the 'Year of the NCO' to the unique contributions of the band's NCOs in representing the Army to over two million Americans during 5,800 events in 2008.

  • Wagonmasters honor volunteers

    Apr 21, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and Family members from the 15th Sustainment Brigade gathered at the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Chapel Apr. 14 to recognize the efforts of 10 volunteers, including the brigade's volunteer of the year.

  • US Army Reserve Ambassador watches over Gators, Soldiers

    Apr 20, 2009

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Florida is known for its alligators, and keeping an eye on more than 50,000 of them is part of the daily responsibilities of one of the U.S. Army Reserve's newest ambassadors. U.S. Army Reserve Ambassador Dave Kratzer isn't wrestling 15-foot carnivorous reptiles in the Florida swamps, but rather helping oversee student issues at the University of Florida at Gainesville.

  • Gillem activities equal eggcellent afternoon

    Apr 10, 2009

    Children from The Learning Center run to gather eggs in the playground behind the Fort Gillem Post Chapel April 3 during an Easter egg hunt sponsored by the 52nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EOD). The 52nd EOD has a mentorship program with the daycare center.

  • Fort Campbell honors achievements of local women

    Apr 2, 2009

    Since 1978, women in Sonoma County, Calif., have been celebrating their history every March. But it wasn't until 1987 that the month was officially declared National Women's History Month. The Equal Employment Opportunity office on Fort Campbell takes it as an opportunity to educate the population about the history of women and to honor the achievements of local women.

  • 'Your honor' honors women at luncheon

    Apr 2, 2009

    "If you don't take care of yourself, who is going to take care of those who depend on you'" With this question, the Honorable Judge Glenda Hatchett, chief presiding judge of the Fulton County Juvenile Court, challenged all in attendance at the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem Women's History Month luncheon.

  • Technology Allows U.S. Students in Belgium, Texas to Share Projects

    Mar 30, 2009

    MONS, Belgium - Third-graders in Belgium are visiting a school that's 5,000 miles away. They're putting on concerts, showing off their school projects and mingling with other military kids their age, but they're doing it all without even leaving their classrooms. The students are part of SHAPE Elementary School's latest interactive learning tool - Video Teleconferencing.

  • Hollywood Knights: Stars shoot hoops with troops

    Mar 27, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Cheers and laughter echoed through the gymnasium as family members and fans lined the bleachers to kick off the Hollywood Knights celebrity basketball game here, March 18.

  • Soldier of the Year Visits Chicago

    Mar 26, 2009

    "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. visited Chicago, Ill. March 24-25, 2009. Obray is only the second Reserve Soldier to win the prestigious title of "Soldier of the Year". Obray's Army goals include attending professional military schools and becoming a Battalion Command Sergeant Major. Weighing 300 pounds at age 16, Obray credits military discipline with giving him the courage and ability to become physically and mentally fit. He is proud to represent the U.S. Army Reserve as "Soldier of the Year."

  • D.C. Police Chief speaks at ATEC for Women's History Month

    Mar 24, 2009

    From high school drop out to DC police chief, Cathy Lanier tells a compelling story.

  • VA marks special anniversary with wreath laying

    Mar 17, 2009

  • U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Mar 16, 2009

    The Golden Knights, the U.S. Army's official parachute demonstration team, kicked off their 50th anniversary during a special ceremony that celebrated the team's half century of serving the country as Army ambassadors while also representing more than one million American Soldiers.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers and Cadets March in St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 16, 2009

    Local Chicagoland Soldiers and ROTC Cadets marched in the 54th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Chicago, Saturday, March 14, 2009. Soldiers from the Chicago Recruiting Battalion, 416th Theater Engineer Command, and Cadets from Loyola and DePaul University were hailed by the estimated 250,000 spectators. Sgt. David Obray, 2008 Soldier of the Year, 416th Theater Engineer Command, marched in front of the combined formation in support of the 2009 Year of the NCO initiative.

  • Hawaii-based Soldiers get taste of Japanese culture

    Mar 16, 2009

    Spc. Sheila Alexander, a native of Brooklyn, New York, had never tried seaweed before. In fact, it had never crossed her mind that seaweed was edible. Alexander was one of more than 30 Soldiers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command who took advantage of some down time during a two-week command post exercise and got a real taste of Japanese culture.

  • Reservist saves woman from suicide attempt

    Mar 13, 2009

    HONOLULU - Today he is called "Spidey." Some even call him "Indiana Jones." These are new titles for David Yamamoto, a Honolulu police sergeant and an Army Reserve command sergeant major, after he leapt from the fourth floor of a five-story Waikiki parking structure to save a woman attempting suicide in September 2008.

  • Battle of the Alamo commemorated

    Mar 12, 2009

    "Remember the Alamo," said Maj. Gen. Keith Huber, commanding general, U.S. Army South, addressing members of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and guests attending the memorial service at the Alamo March 6 in honor of the defenders of the Alamo.

  • Soldier, NCO of the Year's Visit to D.C. Highlights Installation Concerns

    Mar 12, 2009

    Two Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division accompanied Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas and other community leaders to Washington, D.C. Feb. 23-26.

  • Georgia Chamber of Commerce Hosts Appreciation Luncheon

    Mar 12, 2009

    A military appreciation luncheon took place, Feb. 27 at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The luncheon, which recognized all branches of service, was organized by the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and included sponsors from various Savannah businesses.

  • Cadets teach middle school about amateur radio

    Mar 6, 2009

    Story and photo about West Point Cadet Amateur Radio Club teaching middle school students about HAM radios

  • All-American Bowl

    Feb 10, 2009


  • Marching Off

    Feb 9, 2009

    Photo of Joint Service Color Guard at NY Giants playoff game

  • Post, city leaders sign partnership agreement

    Feb 5, 2009

    With two signatures, an ordinary piece of paper became a legal document signaling the continued cooperation between the Fort McPherson U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) and the city of East Point, Ga. The Jan. 31, 2009 partnership signing, held in the command conference room of Bldg. 65 at Fort McPherson, Ga., was the 10th agreement between the two parties. Under the agreement, the two mutually exchange services, resources, facilities, real estate and information.

  • Guard supporting Special Olympics Winter World Games

    Feb 4, 2009

    About 200 Soldiers and Airmen from the Idaho National Guard are on duty now to prepare for the 2009 Special Olympics Winter World Games being held in Idaho Feb. 7-13.

  • State Department leader visits Operations Group

    Jan 31, 2009

    For Rotation 09-03, Ms. Greta Holtz, incoming head of the Office of Provincial Affairs in Iraq, Department of State, visited Operations Group to view how to best integrate their real-world teams into the National Training Center training scenario. They aim for State employees who will go to Iraq or Afghanistan to gain realistic experience in successfully dealing with both the U.S. military and local people.

  • 'Ace of Cakes' treats U.S. Army, Hawaii To Special Military Cake

    Jan 30, 2009

  • Child Development Center opens near IACH

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Riley opened another Child Development Center (CDC), the Whitside CDC is the second of 10 CDCs scheduled to opened between 2008 and 2013. The CDCs will provide the much needed child care center support for Soldiers and their Families due to the Fort's increase in active duty population from 8,000 in 2004 to more than 18,000 Soldiers by 2013. This CDC open is a part of Fort Riley's commitment to our Soldiers and their Families as stated in the Army Community Covenant signed in 2008.

  • Child Development Center opens near Irwin Army Community Hospital

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Riley opened another Child Development Center (CDC), the Whitside CDC is the second of 10 CDCs scheduled to opened between 2008 and 2013. The CDCs will provide the much needed child care center support for Soldiers and their Families due to the Fort's increase in active duty population from 8,000 in 2004 to more than 18,000 Soldiers by 2013. This CDC open is a part of Fort Riley's commitment to our Soldiers and their Families as stated in the Army Community Covenant signed in 2008.

  • Soldiers, students face off at cook off

    Jan 30, 2009

    Fort Riley Soldiers competed against each other during a culinary competiton.

  • New FA Museum has new curator

    Jan 30, 2009

    The new Field Artillery museum has a new curator

  • Petraeus set to perform coin toss for Super Bowl XLIII

    Jan 30, 2009

    WASHINGTON - From fighter jet flyovers to military performances at halftime shows, the National Football League and U.S. military have shared more than 40 years of Super Bowl history. The tradition continues Feb. 1 in Tampa, Fla., during Super Bowl XLIII, with Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, performing the ceremonial coin toss.

  • AMR 4th Annual Football Bash Clinic

    Jan 29, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii Aca,!" Coaches tweeted their whistles, gave out sage advice and ran participants ragged in an effort to turn them into football machines.

  • Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors helps families

    Jan 29, 2009

    Ishmael Stagner reminisced about his childhood during the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) seminar at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Jan. 24.

  • Warrior-to-Warrior

    Jan 29, 2009

    Army Staff Director, Lt. Gen. David Huntoon, talks with Army Cpl. John Hyland, C Company, Warrior in Transition Battalion, about injuries he sustained in Iraq. Huntoon toured Fort Sam HoustonAca,!a,,cs Brooke Army Medical Center, the Center for the Intrepid, and the Institute of Surgical Research (Burn Unit), the Warrior and Family Support Center and the Soldier and Family Assistance Center, Jan 23.

  • 56th Presidential Inaugural Parade

    Jan 28, 2009

    Since 1956, the Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) have been a part of presidential inaugural parades. On Jan. 20, 2009, the United States welcomed its 44th president, Pres. Barack H. Obama. For Obama's inaugural parade, over 700 Old Guard Soldiers participated in the parade, in elements such as the Commander in Chiefs Guard, the Fife and Drum Corps, the Armed Forces Color Guard, the Army Honor Guard Company, and the joint and Army cordon.

  • Old Guard Soldier cooks up prize-winning creation

    Jan 28, 2009

    An Old Guard Soldier walked away with a silver medal at the 2008 U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition in Fort Lee, Va., on Friday. Spc. Jeffrey Vaughan, a cook with the 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) submitted Draco, a 2 A,A1/2 foot long Chinese Dragon made of white chocolate into the centerpiece category of the competition.

  • Web Cast from Iraq to Chicagoland Attorneys

    Jan 27, 2009

  • Fort Stewart Army wife wins Lifetime Television Network contest

    Jan 26, 2009

    Newlyweds Latrice and warrant officer Robert Aca,!A"DanAca,!A? Haseman, 260th Quartermaster Battalion pose for a picture after it was announced they won an all-expense paid honeymoon to Santa Ynez wine country in southern California, courtesy of LifetimeAca,!a,,cs Army Wives.

  • Army support during the 2009 presidential inauguration

    Jan 26, 2009

    A collection of images showing the U.S. Army's support of the 2009 presidential inauguration.

  • Staff Ride combines strategy with history

    Jan 26, 2009

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. Aca,!" The Battle of Gettysburg was an important strategic battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War, and Old Guard officers were able to put their knowledge of the battle to the test.

  • Fort Bragg's new USO offers 'a touch of home'

    Jan 24, 2009

    More than 67 years ago the United Services Organization built the first government-funded USO building at Fort Bragg. Since then, through times of peace and war, the USO has provided the Fayetteville and Fort Bragg community with a variety of quality services through Morale, Welfare and Recreation to our Soldiers and their Families.

  • Non-commissioned officer earns his master's degree while deployed

    Jan 23, 2009

    Soldier uses his educational opportunities wisely by earning his masters degree while deployed 15 months in Iraq.

  • CGMCG helps welcome new president

    Jan 23, 2009

    Fourteen 1st Infantry Division Cavalry Soldiers along with their horses, Trooper, Cyclone and Chicote to ride in President Obama's Inauguration parade on Jan. 20.

  • Presidential patches

    Jan 22, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Joseph Ryker (left), wounded warrior, who just returned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, explains the significance of the 25th Infantry Division (ID) patch and combat patch to Punahou School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Staff Sgt. Daniel Dangaran, as Lt. Col. Randy Wardle, commander, 25th ID Rear Detachment, listens, Jan. 12. Dangaran carried the patches during the Presidential Inauguration parade with his JROTC unit, Tuesday.

  • Sustainment Soldiers honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Hundreds of Soldiers from across the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered at Howze Theater here Jan. 13 to honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Family Strong Series prepares family members for reintegration

    Jan 16, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Aca,!A"I took on a lot of responsibility when my dad left,Aca,!A? said 22-year-old Julian White. Aca,!A"As the eldest, I felt I needed to be a role model and help out more.Aca,!A? Although the White family is no stranger to deployment Aca,!" currently in their sixth, according to mom, Sybille White Aca,!" they do not get any easier.

  • 101st Soldiers unfurl flag at NFL Playoff game

    Jan 12, 2009

    Nashville, TN - Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) unfurled the U.S. flag during pregame and half time events during the Jan. 10, 2009 NFL Regional Playoff game between the Tennessee Titans and the Baltimore Ravens. Many of the Soldiers have just returned from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. The half time show paid tribute to all the Armed Forces. Fort Campbell has long had a strong relationship with the Titans, and Soldiers are often honored at home games.

  • Accessions Command introduces new Army spouse DVD

    Jan 9, 2009

    If the transition to Army life is challenging for a new recruit, imagine what it's like for the young military spouse who dives into that world without the benefit of initial entry training or easy access to a cadre of subject matter experts.

  • Eagles cheerleader, Army ROTC Cadet attends All-American Bowl

    Jan 9, 2009

    Eagles Cheerleader, Army ROTC cadet attends All-American Bowl.

  • VA Ramps Up Job Search for Injured Vets

    Jan 6, 2009

    VA reaches out to employ Wounded Warriors

  • Chicago Storm Military Appreciation Day

    Jan 6, 2009

    The Chicago Storm professional indoor soccer team and the U.S. Army formed a partnership for the 2008-2009 Xtreme Soccer League season, and the Storm's next home match is a Military Appreciation Day.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets participate in 2009 NHL Winter Classic

    Jan 5, 2009

    140 Chicagoland Soldiers and JROTC Cadets from the George S. Patton Military Academy helped unfurl American and Canadian flags at the 2009 NHL Winter Classic January 1, 2009. The Chicago Blackhawks took on the Detroit Red Wings in the friendly confines of Chicago's Wrigley Field.

  • East defeats West during All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2009

    In what has become the U.S. Army's premier showcase of both the nation's best talent of high school football athletes and it's most courageous and decorated Soldier-Heroes, the All-American all-star high school football game made its ninth appearance on Saturday.

  • Soldiers, athlete son, to unite at All American Bowl

    Jan 2, 2009

    This summer, Master Sgt. Fotini Nixon will pack her son up for his first year at college -- a momentous occasion for any parent.

  • 2009 U.S. Army All American Bowl links

    Jan 2, 2009

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl, which is considered the nationAca,!a,,cs premier All-American game by high school football players, coaches, and fans from across the country, is set to kickoff at noon on Jan. 3 in San Antonio.

  • Armed Forces Bowl puts military might on display

    Jan 2, 2009

    The sixth annual Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl football game featured the Houston Cougars (7-5) taking on the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons (8-4) Dec. 31 at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • All-American Bowl

    Jan 2, 2009

    Xavier Nixon is first All-American Bowl player with both parents in the active Army.

  • Petraeus welcomes Task Force Lightning

    Dec 26, 2008

    Gen. David H. Petraeus, commanding general, U.S. Central Command, cites the U.S. Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment during a re-enlistment ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, during a Christmas day visit Dec. 25 in which many Soldiers furthered their commitment to the U.S. Army. Petraeus, the top U.S. general officer in Iraq, commended the Soldiers for their devotion to serve during wartime, personally shaking hands with each of the re-enlisting Soldiers.

  • Chicago Medal of Honor Committee Launches 2009 Convention

    Dec 15, 2008

  • Chicago Bulls and USO of Illinois Team Up for Military Family Appreciation Holiday Party

    Dec 11, 2008

    The Chicago Bulls and the USO of Illinois teamed up to host Military family members at a Holiday party luncheon December 8, 2008.

  • 1st Space Brigade Soldiers serve their community

    Dec 3, 2008

    As part of their divisionAca,!a,,cs teambuilding program, a group of six Soldiers from the S2 Division, 1st Space Brigade, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command operations, performed community service in Colorado Springs, Colo., on November 25 at the Marian House Soup Kitchen.

  • Army Football notes: the Navy game

    Dec 2, 2008

    One of the most storied rivalries in all of sports resumes Saturday at noon with the kickoff of the 109th playing of the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia.

  • Army, Navy mesh to complete mission

    Dec 2, 2008

    Even with one of the most storied rivalries in college football taking place this weekend, Soldiers and Sailors in the field find it easier to join forces to complete the mission.

  • Army Family Covenant Re-signed

    Nov 26, 2008

    3rd ID reafirms committment to covenant - resigns on Division's 91st Birthday.

  • Preparing for Thanksgiving Day food service competition

    Nov 21, 2008

    Soldiers make decorations for no holds barred food service competition between Hawaii Army installations.

  • Warrior Care Month stresses premium medical support

    Nov 21, 2008

    An article wounded warrior care, focusing on aiding injured Soldiers and their families, and the benefits of the Warrior Transition Battalion. Celebrating the focus of Warrior Care Month.

  • Parent-to-Parent offers deployment support to families

    Nov 21, 2008

    Parents and family members learn and share ideas on staying involved during deployment.

  • From soldier to spaceman-A journey beyond the Army

    Nov 21, 2008

    This story is about an Army astronaut who is slated to launch on the space shuttle this summer. His mission will be several months long aboard the space station.

  • NFL Halftime Show Hosts Army

    Nov 20, 2008

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- More than 80 Future Soldiers marched onto Lambeau Field to conduct the oath of enlistment during the Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears halftime Sunday, Nov. 16. Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Buckley, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, sang the national anthem at the start of the game and "American Soldier" during the halftime. The U.S. Army Drill Team performed ceremonial drills as a tribute to service members past, present and future.

  • Army astronaut blasts off for space station

    Nov 18, 2008

    Army Lt. Col. Robert S. Kimbrough blasted off in the space shuttle Endeavour on November 14 on a scheduled 15-day mission to the International Space Station.

  • Extreme Makeover surprises Fort Riley Family

    Nov 14, 2008

    Extreme Makeover, Home Edition picked a Fort Riley, Kan. family, the Tutwilers, to have their home rebuilt. Spc. Tutwiler was severely injured while in Iraq, his spouse had cancer and their home in located in Chapman, Kan. was hit by a tornado after he returned from Iraq.

  • Fort Lewis provides advice for future careers

    Nov 14, 2008

    Fort Lewis employment services explain how early job experiences can be leveraged into higher paying careers.

  • City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony

    Nov 14, 2008

    City of Chicago Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony. Master of Ceremonies the Honorable James A. Balcer, Alderman - 11th Ward; Remarks by the Honorable Pat Quinn, Lt. Governor, State of Illinois; Keynote Address by Colonel Roger H. C. Dolan, U.S. Army (Ret.) Vietnam Veteran and Medal of Honor Recipient; attended by Maj. Gen. Dennis Celletti, Deputy Adjutant General Army for the state of Illinois; Colonel Vincent Quarles, Commander, Chicago District, Army Corps of Engineers; Color Guard provided by the Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion; the 85th Army Band; Alison Ruble, USO sings National Anthem and God Bless America; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for "The Winds and Words of War" library exhibit.

  • Support network available to help Fort Lewis families cope with suicide

    Nov 14, 2008

    Those who have lost loved ones to suicide need support, information and healing. They can find those tools for coping with loss Nov. 22 at National Survivors of Suicide Day.

  • Gen. Peter Chiarelli at Ground Zero, NYC

    Nov 14, 2008

    GEN Peter Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, speaks to wounded warriors at the World Trade Center ground zero in New York City during the USO/Microsoft Salute To Our Troops weekend on 8 November 2008. Twenty-five wounded warriors and their families were presented with a flag which had been flown over the ground zero site.

  • Honoring Host Nation Neighbors on 90th Anniversary of Armistice Day

    Nov 14, 2008

    The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux provides oversight to three additional garrisons in Belgium and the Netherlands who support NATO operations worldwide. In its continued commitment to its host nation communities, each garrison participated Armistice Day celebrations throughout the two countries.

  • Royal Hospital Chelsea pensioners visit Pentagon

    Nov 13, 2008

    Five British soldier pensioners from the Royal Hospital Chelsea in England paid a visit to the Pentagon Wednesday to listen to how the U.S. Army is handling the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan, and heard insights from the Sergeant Major of the Army as well as what his job encompasses.

  • Army Experience Center opens its doors to educators

    Nov 13, 2008

    The Army Experience Center hosted its first EducatorAca,!a,,cs Symposium Oct. 29, providing Philadelphia-area principals, superintendents, school counselors and teachers the opportunity to learn about the many ways in which the U.S. Army is committed to education.

  • Military Service Members Recognized at Chicago Bears Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

    Soldiers and Military service members were recognized during the Chicago Bears Veterans Day game at Soldier Field November 9, 2008.

  • Soldier Recognized During the Chicago Bulls Veterans Day Game

    Nov 12, 2008

  • Northwestern University Celebrates Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2008

    In honor of Veterans Day, Northwestern University recognized local Soldiers during a football game in Evanston, Ill. November 8, 2008.

  • Team River Runner

    Oct 24, 2008

    The River Runner group helps veterans heal. The River Runner group helps veterans heal.

  • Family forum

    Oct 9, 2008

    Mrs. Casey speaks about families.

  • Green communities

    Sep 26, 2008

    The Army builds green communities for Soldiers and their families.

  • Bags

    Sep 25, 2008

    A Commissary has gone green in Germany.