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  • Maj. Gen. Deborah C. Wheeling at Military Order of the Purple Heart ceremony

    Sep 18, 2008

    Major General Deborah C. Wheeling, Deputy Surgeon General for the Army National Guard. addresses the audience at the Military Order of Purple Heart's Ceremony memorial service honoring Nurses. This year's ceremony paid a special tribute Captain Maria Ortiz, who was killed in Iraq. The wreath laying was at the foot of the Nurses Memorial at Arlington Cemetery, Section 21, honoring the service of the many nurses who served and who lay in permanent rest in their special section of Arlington Cemetery.

  • Hurricane relief

    Sep 17, 2008

    Hurricane Ike leaves Galveston residents with few options. The Army is helping out.

  • A Day to Remember

    Sep 15, 2008

    The Pentagon memorial ceremony.

  • Flying High

    Sep 9, 2008

    The Army celebrates 100 years of Army Aviation.

  • Seal Your Vote

    Sep 5, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones speaks about MPSA and how they help Soldier's Ballots get in on time to count

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman Cites Pentagon Memorial's Importance

    Sep 4, 2008

    With the official opening of the Pentagon Memorial a week away, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflected on the events of nearly seven years ago that inspired the memorialAca,!a,,cs creation.

  • Memorial Reminds Americans That Each Generation Must Fight for Freedom

    Sep 4, 2008

    The Pentagon Memorial -- scheduled to be dedicated next week on the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack -- is a reminder that Aca,!A"each generation inherits freedom, and itAca,!a,,cs up to each generation to protect it and pass it along,Aca,!A? a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

  • Army Family Action Plan

    Sep 4, 2008

    Maj. Gen. MacDonald says the Army Family Action plan still at work.

  • Healing Waters

    Sep 4, 2008

    In a small Pennsylvania town, Project Healing Waters is feeding the soul. Dave Annarino reports.

  • H3 Workshop

    Sep 3, 2008

    The Army is healing, helping and hiring its Heroes.

  • AFAP Housing

    Sep 3, 2008

    Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers get great on-post housing.

  • Gunning for Gold

    Sep 2, 2008

    Olympics wrap up; Fort Riley covenant signing.

  • Freedom Rest

    Aug 27, 2008

    Soldiers get some much deserved R&R at this resort in Baghdad.

  • Women's Equality

    Aug 25, 2008

    Lt. Col. Ensworth talks about women's equality and the 19th Amendment.

  • Do Your Part

    Aug 22, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Jones talks about the ways Military leaders help Servicemembers with voting.

  • Sinkhole Stinkhole

    Aug 21, 2008

    Sometimes there's a hidden danger that lies beneath - sinkholes appear without warning in military training ground in Germany.

  • Towns show support for Soldiers

    Aug 20, 2008

    A standing-room only crowd filled the Cameron University Theater in Lawton, Okla. to see the Army Community Covenant signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

  • Army Undersecretary - Part 3

    Aug 20, 2008

    In part three of our series, Undersecretary Nelson Ford speaks about his personal commitment to the Army.

  • Army Family Action Plan

    Aug 15, 2008

    Army Family Action Plan celebrates 25 years of commitment to the Military Family.

  • Kids Train

    Aug 15, 2008

    Spc. Nakisha Nieves shows us that kids can train just like Mom and Dad.

  • Life-Changing Covenant

    Aug 14, 2008

    A family covenant changes a 3-year-old's life forever.

  • Dwindling Down

    Aug 11, 2008

    The end is near for Guardsmen battling the fires in California.

  • Prosthetics

    Aug 11, 2008

    Advancement of prosthetic technology lets amputees lead a more normal life.

  • Soldiers Return

    Aug 8, 2008

    The 316th Army Reserve is welcomed home at a ceremony in the Hall of Heroes.

  • Everglades Research

    Aug 8, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is going back to basics with a research project that shows great potential in South Florida.

  • Clarity through Blindness

    Aug 7, 2008

    Army Times 2007 Soldier of the Year talks about how being blind has helped him see.

  • Toads and Bats

    Aug 6, 2008

    Hohenfels, Germany boasts some of the largest populations of threatened animals in all of Bavaria.

  • Butterfly Tour

    Aug 5, 2008

    A rare insect finds refuge within the fence line of a military installation.

  • Troop Construction

    Aug 4, 2008

    Environmental officials at Hohenfels, Germany, use Soldier labor in construction projects.

  • Ways to Save

    Aug 1, 2008

    USAA Financial Planner Practitioner gives advice to Soldiers and their Families on how to save money.

  • Soldier of the Year

    Aug 1, 2008

    Soldiers in the National Capital region compete for a spot at the Soldier/NCO of the Year competition in September.

  • Kissimmee River Restoration

    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is restoring an ecosystem that stretches 9000 square miles in Florida.

  • Friendly Neighbors

    Jul 29, 2008

    Louisiana National Guardsmen provide support to local New Orleans residents during daily operations aimed to help the New Orleans Police Department.

  • Tropical Storm Dolly

    Jul 25, 2008

    National Guard troops in Texas for Hurricane Dolly.

  • Veterans of Integration

    Jul 25, 2008

    On the 60th anniversary of integration of Armed Forces, veterans who served during that period take a look back.

  • 35 Years as an All-Volunteer Force

    Jul 24, 2008

    Army celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the All-Volunteer Force.

  • 60th Anniversary Integration - 2

    Jul 24, 2008

    Army celebrates 60 years of an integrated force.

  • National Guard Indy Car

    Jul 24, 2008

    The new #4 National Guard Indy Car propels National Guard recruiting into another sport.

  • 60th Anniversary Integration - 1

    Jul 23, 2008

    Army celebrates 60 years of an integrated force.

  • Integrated Force

    Jul 23, 2008

    The Army celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Integration. Drill Sergeant Lawrence Bessey tells how Basic Trainees benefit from diversity.

  • Joining Together

    Jul 22, 2008

    El Paso, Texas, joined the growing number of American cities to strengthen its commitment to Soldiers.

  • Integrated Forces

    Jul 21, 2008

    Under Secretary of the Army reflects on 60th anniversary of Integrated Force.

  • Mercedes Wild

    Jul 21, 2008

    Sixty years after the Berlin Airlift, Mercedes Wild sits down with Spc. Cody Wilson as she tells the tale of her 'Chocolate Uncle.'

  • Children Welcome

    Jul 17, 2008

    The new Child Development Center on Fort Myer opens its doors to children of the Military community.

  • Career Impact

    Jul 16, 2008

    Ensuring stability is the driving force behind the massive construction effort in Afghanistan. Gail McCabe introduces us to an Army civilian who has built his career with quality construction.

  • Lyons' Lessons

    Jul 15, 2008

    Military engineers are helping to rebuild Afghanistan from the ground up. Gail McCabe introduces us to one Soldier who sees Afghanistan as one of the best classrooms she's ever been.

  • Warrior Transition Units

    Jul 15, 2008

    Recruitment for WTU.

  • Helmand Province

    Jul 11, 2008

    In the southern part of Afghanistan, the Army Corps of Engineers is working hard to build facilities for Afghan Security Forces. Gail McCabe has the story.

  • It's on FI-YA!

    Jul 9, 2008

    California National Guard provides air support to combat wildfires.

  • Warrior Transition Units

    Jul 7, 2008

    Warrior Transition Units are turning out to be victims of their own successes.

  • Everglades Restoration

    Jul 7, 2008

    The largest environmental restoration effort in history is underway. One U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project is the first step in Everglades rehab.

  • Slice of Home

    Jul 3, 2008

    Pizza for Patriots Father and Son duo ship out more than 2,000 pizzas to deployed troops.

  • Special Olympics

    Jul 1, 2008

    Michele Michael reports on a young man in Germany who doesn't let his physical challenges cast a shadow on the shining light of his own mind's eye.

  • E-cyber Mission National Competition

    Jun 27, 2008

    Student finalists attend the national judging event for the Army-sponsored science fair E-cyber Mission.

  • 49ers Coach Visit

    Jun 26, 2008

    49ers head coach Mike Nolan visits troops in Afghanistan.

  • Easy Rider

    Jun 25, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center unveiled the New Patient Evacuation Vehicle to the Public.

  • VA Welcomes Vets

    Jun 24, 2008

    The Washington, D.C. VA welcomed 1200 returning vets in a 'Welcome Home Celebration.'

  • Rock Art

    Jun 18, 2008

    Army officials protect artifacts from thousands of years ago.

  • Wounded Warriors Sports Program

    Jun 18, 2008

    Cowboy-Soldier Spc. Jake Lowery lost an eye and suffered massive head injures in Iraq a year ago but helped launch the Army's Wounded Warrior Sports Program last month.

  • Welcome Home to Veterans

    Jun 17, 2008

    The Washington, D.C. VA Medical center hosts a welcome-home celebration for 1200 veterans.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Reads to Students

    Jun 17, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army reads 'Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!' to students at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Future Combat Systems

    Jun 17, 2008

    The Army displayed the latest technology at the National Mall. The event shows the progress that our military is making and that the future is now.

  • Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2008

    Army marks 233rd birthday at the Pentagon. Crystal Park reports.

  • Chief of Staff Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey reads 'Happy Birthday, U.S. Army!' to children at Fort Belvoir's Child Development Center as part of Army birthday festivities.

  • Normandy D-Day

    Jun 13, 2008

    Master Sgt. Ron Przysucha covers events in a small French village near Normandy, France where soldiers from America, France and Germany commemorate the events of over a half century before with an airborne jump. Produced by 1st Lt. James Williams.

  • 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.

  • Celebrating the Army Birthday with SecArmy Geren

    Jun 11, 2008

    This week the Army celebrates its 233rd birthday. SecArmy Pete Geren says the sacrifice soldiers make for our country is the strength of our nation.

  • Geren Book Reading

    Jun 10, 2008

    SecArmy Geren reads 'Happy Birthday U.S. Army' to children at Fort Myer CDC. Crystal Park reports.

  • Army Appreciation Day

    Jun 10, 2008

    Soldiers at Washington Nationals baseball game for Army appreciation day.

  • Ear Infections

    Jun 9, 2008

    Army medical teams help treat residents of San Pedro Sula, Honduras with life-threatening ear infections.

  • Heroes at Home Program

    Jun 2, 2008

    Paige Hemmis is giving veterans one less thing to worry about with a brand new home makeover through Heroes at Home Program.

  • Sill rolls out Freedom's Thunder

    May 27, 2008

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

  • Vacation memories are hard to forget

    May 27, 2008

    Dan Adler of the Kwajalein Hourglass shares lasting memories from his quick two-week vacation in the Sacramento area of California this May.

  • Community Helps Spread Aloha to Wounded Warriors

    May 15, 2008

    Wounded Warriors, courtesy of Operation Comfort, recuperate Hawaiian style.

  • Celebrities welcome home troops

    Apr 14, 2008

  • Hood Kids Enjoy Fun Day

    Apr 14, 2008

    Thousands attended the Aca,!A"Salute to our SoldiersAca,!A? day at the Fort Hood stadium April 11 to see live entertainment, play games and have fun during the all-day event geared toward thanking troops who served during the corps last rotation through Iraq.

  • Photo Contest Recognizes Lee Soldier

    Apr 9, 2008

    A Fort Lee Soldier has been recognized by one of the oldest photography competitions in the country. First sergeant Celia L. Feller, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, took third place in two different categories of the All-Army Digital Photography Contest, the 50th iteration of the annual Army imaging contest.

  • The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Major General Scott Black speaks at Loyola University School of

    Apr 7, 2008

    The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Maj. Gen. Scott Black spoke Monday, April 7 to students and faculty at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago about law and health care in the military.

  • 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.

  • Celebrating our Military Children

    Apr 3, 2008

    This is a special month for a special group of people. Every year, the Defense Department celebrates April as the Month of the Military Child. Redstone Arsenal joins in with a schedule of events, planned by Child and Youth Services, for military families.

  • 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.

  • Illinois Soldiers march in Chicago's 53rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade

    Mar 18, 2008

    Illinois Soldiers from the U.S. Army Chicago Recruiting Battalion and the U.S. Army Reserve 416th Theater Engineer Command march in the city of Chicago's 53rd annual St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday March 15, 2008.

  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B. Peake speaks during Army Day at the American College of Healt

    Mar 14, 2008

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B. Peake stressed the need for continued cooperation between military and Veterans Affairs hospitals in treating wounded veterans in a speech Thursday, March 13 given to members of the Army Medical Department at the 2008 American College of Health Executives Conference in Chicago.

  • Military Culinarians Compete

    Mar 12, 2008

    The 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition is held annually at Fort Lee, Va. This year's competition, March 1-14, features field kitchen cooking, Armed Forces Chef and Junior Chef of the Year, events, student skills competition and ends with an awards ceremony where the Installation of the Year award is presented.

  • Judges Ensure Military Culinarians Improve Their Craft

    Mar 12, 2008

    Chef judges do more than just grill the culinarians at this competition. They mentor them as much as they judge their work. Aca,!A"The competitor should go away feeling good because they know what to do to make themselves better,Aca,!A? said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Robert Sparks, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, culinary skills division chief.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Center Director Dedicated to Mission of Helping Others

    Feb 29, 2008

    Kimberly Evans knows all about taking care of people. In fact, she says helping people is all she knows how to do. For those who have ever sought her help, or those she works around, it wasnAca,!a,,ct a surprise when she was named Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Soldier and Family Assistance Center director. The newly-created SFAC works in conjunction with the Warrior Transition Unit on post to assist wounded Soldiers. The following is a conversation with Evans about her take on helping others and her job.

  • 33rd Annual Culinary Arts Competition First to Feature Chefs From All Services

    Feb 27, 2008

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, in its 33rd iteration, will feature 200 contestants from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Coast Guard and for the first time, the Navy and Air Force in an event designed to showcase and improve military food service skills. The competition is scheduled March 1-14 at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence on Fort Lee, Va.

  • Illinois high school students chat live with American and Iraqi Generals in Iraq

    Feb 25, 2008

    Illinois high school students chat live with American and Iraqi Generals in Iraq

  • U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION Program Sets New Participation Record

    Feb 14, 2008

    Setting a new record for participation, 11,533 students representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories have registered for the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition. eCYBERMISSION, now in its sixth year, is a free web-based science, math and technology competition for students in grades six through nine.

  • Hitting the Links.... Virtually

    Feb 9, 2008

    Sgt. Jonathan Wester stands by to assist Gen. David H. Petraeus, Multi-National Forces-Iraq commander, with a round of Wii golf in the interactive video game room of the new USO center at Camp Anaconda, Balad.

  • In Honor of President Ronald Reagan

    Feb 7, 2008

    Three Blackhawk helicopters from Aviation Company, National Training Center and Fort Irwin perform a fly-over during a ceremony in honor of the 97th birthday of the late President Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Ca. on February 6th, 2008.

  • All-American Bowl Pairs Soldiers with Best High School Football Players

    Jan 5, 2008

    Standing at the 50-yard line of the Alamodome, and in front of a national TV audience, Warrant Officer Stephanie Leonard shouted into the public address microphone the reason why she and 90 other Soldier heroes are here to share their leadership and experiences -- "I am Army strong!"

  • East Takes Army's All American Bowl All-Star Contest

    Jan 5, 2008

    The Army's largest community relations effort, the All-American Bowl, showcased the best high school football players in the nation. The event was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Decorated Veterans, Top Players Honored at Bowl Banquet

    Jan 5, 2008

    The top players in the nation were honored along with some of the most courageous Soldier-heroes during a special awards banquet in San Antonio, Texas. The dinner preceded the Army-sponsored All-American Bowl, pitting the top high school players in the nation in an East vs. West contest.

  • Army Strong Zone

    Jan 4, 2008

    Examples of the Army's latest technology and adventure displays entice visitors outside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, leading up to the Army-sponsored "All-American" Bowl all-star high school football game to be nationally-televised Saturday, January 5, 2008.

  • Army Launches New Recruiting Ads During All-American Bowl

    Jan 4, 2008

    U.S. Army Accessions Command launched five new recruiting ads during the All-American Bowl Saturday.

  • Army Names All-American Bowl Player of Year Finalists

    Jan 4, 2008

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection committee announced during a press conference Thursday that it selected six of the nationAca,!a,,cs top high-school football players as finalists for the 2008 Army Player of the Year Award.

  • Army Presents Rehabilitation Center $1,000 Check

    Jan 3, 2008

    A group of some of the top high school football athletes in the nation, representing both the East and West squads, take time out to mingle with children from the Warm Springs Rehabilitation Center in San Antonio. The athletes, along with representatives from the Army's 5th Recruiting Brigade, presented the center with a check for $1,000.

  • 2008 AAB Skills Challenge Pt. 2

    Jan 3, 2008

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2008 All-American Bowl skills challenge.

  • 2008 AAB Skills Challenge Pt. 1

    Jan 3, 2008

    Exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the 2008 All-American Bowl skills challenge.