Archive: Human Interest

Showing 2300-2400 of 3499 items, Subscribe to RSS Feed
 
  • Hurricane relief

    Sep 17, 2008

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

  • Warrior quest

    Sep 17, 2008

    Paintball helps build tactical skills.

  • Sky Soldier awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Sep 17, 2008

    VICENZA, Italy -- Staff Sgt. Erich Phillips, mortar platoon sergeant for Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, also known as Aca,!A"The Rock,Aca,!A? was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross Sept. 15, 2008 in Vicenza, Italy for his actions Aug. 22, 2007 at Ranch House in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

  • 'The Sarge' sets Top Fuel career win record

    Sep 16, 2008

    U.S. Army Top Fuel pilot, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, became the winningest Top Fuel driver in National Hot Rod Association history here on Sunday after capturing the inaugural Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway.

  • 9-11 anniversary

    Sep 16, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Lovejoy looks back at the Pentagon attack on 9-11.

  • Gen. Petraeus ceremony

    Sep 15, 2008

    Gen. David Petraeus will hand over command of Multi-National Forces Iraq to Gen. Ray Odierno, Tuesday, in Baghdad.

  • 'Cell Phones for Soldiers' keeps lines of communication open

    Sep 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Communication is important, and communication between families and their deployed Soldier is essential, said Sgt. Maj. Lisa Torello, 322nd Civil Affairs Brigade.

  • Army Child and Youth Services name now includes 'school'

    Sep 15, 2008

    Army Child and Youth Services is now Army Child, Youth & School Services. The Army has renamed this key Family and MWR Program because of the renewed focus at every level to support the schools serving our Army children.

  • Schumacher sets all time dragster record

    Sep 15, 2008

    U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher roared to his 53rd career victory Sunday at the zMax Dragway, setting the record for most National Hot Rod Association victories of all time. Sgt. 1st Class Andy Hardy and Staff Sgt. Michael Gainey help him celebrate his win. Schumacher made the eighth and final run against former Army Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Antron Brown who switched to top fuel in 2007. The Sarge's 53rd career win gave him one more win NHRA Hall of Famer Joe Amato.

  • A Day to Remember

    Sep 15, 2008

    The Pentagon memorial ceremony.

  • G-1, Pentagon employees remember 9/11 fallen

    Sep 12, 2008

    One survivor of the attack on the Pentagon said she couldn't cry for more than two years after the event -- and today, the event still seems unreal.

  • Military Firefighters, Police in Iraq Reflect on 9/11

    Sep 11, 2008

    At 8:45 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy struck the hearts and minds of millions around the world when a hijacked plane flew into One World Trade Center in New York City.

  • Army Guard names top Soldier and NCO

    Sep 11, 2008

    Soldiers from Utah and Montana have been named the Army National GuardAca,!a,,cs top Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year following two days of Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 11, 2008

    As we remember 9/11, Kathy Dillaber tells her story of survival, and the loss of her sister, through images of the Pentagon Memorial.

  • 9/11: One Happy Ending

    Sep 11, 2008

    Sept. 11, 2001, was a horrific day for Americans. The sights of our countrymen losing their lives are forever seared in the mindAca,!a,,cs eyes of our Nation, including the memory of a young Brooklynite named Monique Page.

  • Pentagon employee recounts experience in wake of terrorist attack

    Sep 10, 2008

    The oily black smoke that filled the corridors of the Pentagon "was almost like something that was alive," said a survivor of the terrorist attack there Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Walking 2,700 miles for troops earns Presidential award

    Sep 10, 2008

    Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm proud to have met Keela Carr,Aca,!A? President George W. Bush told an audience before turning to her Aug. 20 and saying: Aca,!A"And I want to thank you for doing what <i>you</i> do.Aca,!A? He then presented her with the PresidentAca,!a,,cs Volunteer Service Award.

  • 9/11 Anniversary

    Sep 10, 2008

    One Pentagon survivor remembers the attacks from seven years ago.

  • Joe Bowser

    Sep 9, 2008

    Gail McCabe introduces us to a wounded warrior that is using his experience to help others.

  • Flying High

    Sep 9, 2008

    The Army celebrates 100 years of Army Aviation.

  • Martin, Army team battle back to top-5 finish at Richmond

    Sep 8, 2008

    Mark Martin and the No. 8 U.S Army/Dale Earnhardt Inc. team overcame poor track position and a pair of slow pit stops to rebound for a fifth-place finish in Sunday's weather-delayed Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Heroes saved lives in Pentagon 9/11

    Sep 8, 2008

    The casualty toll at the Pentagon may have been much worse Sept. 11, 2001, officials said, without the heroic actions of many Soldiers and civilian employees that day.

  • Getting Help

    Sep 8, 2008

    Col. Ritchie talks about Suicide Prevention.

  • Gustav Cleanup

    Sep 5, 2008

    Clean-up and recovery is underway as Hurricane Gustav passes.

  • Donation links communities, aids youth sports

    Sep 5, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt youth sports program received a surprise boost Aug. 28 from the people of Weston, Conn.: 23 boxes of donated baseball supplies.

  • 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.

  • Healing Waters

    Sep 4, 2008

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

  • Hollywood comes to town: D.B. Sweeney raises a supportive voice for the troops

    Sep 3, 2008

    You may know D.B. Sweeney from his acting roles in numerous big-budget films such as Lonesome Dove, The Cutting Edge, or Gardens of Stone, and even though he has never won an Oscar for these roles, he should be nominated for best Aca,!A"supportingAca,!A? actor of the troops.

  • 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.

  • Couples strengthen communication skills at retreat

    Sep 2, 2008

    LAIE, Hawaii Aca,!" They came from across the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) prepared to strengthen their marriages and repair strained relationships brought on by the stress and uncertainty of separation and deployment to a war zone.

  • Gunning for Gold

    Sep 2, 2008

    Olympics wrap up; Fort Riley covenant signing.

  • Army Test Pilot

    Sep 2, 2008

    Army Test Pilots put military aircraft through their paces.

  • Deployed civilians aid Soldiers in global war on terror

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Lost in the mass of Army Combat Uniform-clothed Soldiers downrange, one can also find Department of Defense (DoD) civilians deployed right alongside those Soldiers.

  • National award recognizes Army-Hawaii's own

    Sep 2, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" Since graduating college and taking her first civil service job in 1967, Vanita Rae Smith has had one goal.

  • Rainbow jumpers: Youth hone basketball skills at UH-sponsored clinic

    Sep 2, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Hundreds of sneakers squeaked across the polished hardwood floor at Martinez Gym as children learned fundamentals from members of the University of Hawaii MenAca,!a,,cs Basketball Team, Aug. 18-21.

  • Child Development Center makes reading fun for keiki

    Aug 29, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Before TV, computers and video games, families around the world read as a primary leisure activity. People would spend hours reading books and travel to far away lands solely in their minds.

  • Soldier rescues swimmers, earns Soldier's Medal

    Aug 29, 2008

    Four years after risking his own life to save two swimmers who had been pulled out to sea in cold and rough waters off Virginia Beach, Va., Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd A. Heinrichs Jr., a 1st Cavalry Division Soldier at Fort Hood, Texas, received the highest military award for heroism not related to combat.

  • Icon of Photography spends 50 years documenting Soldiers

    Aug 28, 2008

    He calls himself "Rice-Paddy Daddy," but to many, he is the joyful South Korean who has photographed U.S. Soldiers for the past 50 years.

  • GEMS sparks students' interest in sciences

    Aug 28, 2008

    For dozens of students from Maryland to New Mexico, the Labor Day weekend means the end of their participation in a program called GEMS, for "Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science."

  • Golden Knight Guest

    Aug 28, 2008

    Bill Murray jumps with the Golden Knights.

  • Special Delivery

    Aug 28, 2008

    Troops in the harsh Afghanistan terrain look to the sky for supplies.

  • Cancer has not stopped Heidelberg marathoner

    Aug 28, 2008

    Heidelberg, Germany -- Watching Gloria Steed run down Heidelberg's Hauptstrasse as she trains for the November Athens Classic Marathon, you would never guess that she's taking part in a more serious race every day.

  • POW legacy lives in stone

    Aug 27, 2008

    The legacy of a World War II prisoner of war lives on through a rock that marks the entrance of Camp Atterbury. Libero Puccini, one of the crafters of that monument, recently passed away

  • New Uniform

    Aug 27, 2008

    The Army Service Uniform prevents Soldiers from spending too much on the new Blue.

  • Helping Army Families

    Aug 27, 2008

    One family knows just how the Army Family Action Plan helps Soldiers and military families.

  • History of Military gaming

    Aug 27, 2008

    Gaming has long been an important tool used by militaries to assist in training, analysis and mission readiness.

  • Army couple has second set of twins

    Aug 26, 2008

    Nature took its course and delivered one Army couple a second set of twins who were coincidentally born 11 years later to the day Aca,!" Aug. 8 -- from the familyAca,!a,,cs first set of twins.

  • Hot New Look!

    Aug 26, 2008

    The Army Introduces Soldiers to the New Army Service Uniform.

  • Operation Summer Surge

    Aug 26, 2008

    North Dakota National Guard Soldiers get ready for basic training.

  • Wounded warriors take to the ice

    Aug 25, 2008

    In full hockey gear and padding, retired Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Bowser's prosthesis is not noticeable to the casual observer. He and a number of other amputees look and skate like able-bodied players.

  • Women's Equality

    Aug 25, 2008

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

  • Children get lessons on deployment

    Aug 22, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs tough for children to be away from their parents while they are serving tours overseas but on Aug. 14 and 15, children of Triple Nickel Soldiers were able to experience part of a deployment first-hand as part of the 555th Engineer Brigade Deployment Camp.

  • Do Your Part

    Aug 22, 2008

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

  • The Box

    Aug 22, 2008

    Tony McKinney gives us an exclusive look inside The Box.

  • Walter Reed doctors perform Guyana's first kidney transplant

    Aug 22, 2008

    Lt. Col. Edward Falta, chief of the Walter Reed organ transplant service and Dr. Rahul Jindal, assistant chief, performed the first kidney transplant operation in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, July 12.

  • Kids talk about growing up Army

    Aug 21, 2008

    Constant moving. Difficulty making and keeping friends. Parents who may leave for months at a momentAca,!a,,cs notice. Extra responsibilities. Loneliness. Missed birthdays and holidays. Constant fear that this time mom or dad might never come home.

  • West Point Cadet learns AKO ropes

    Aug 21, 2008

    At 7:30 in the morning, West Point Cadet Daniel James Smith was sitting at his computer at the Army Knowledge Online office inputting change-management requests into the business process management database.

  • Sinkhole Stinkhole

    Aug 21, 2008

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

  • Iraq Band

    Aug 21, 2008

    In Iraq, five soldiers with a common bond combine to spread their talent throughout the dessert.

  • Military kids go to camp

    Aug 20, 2008

    HIGH VIEW, W.Va. (Army News Service, Aug. 20, 2008) - Kids at Camp Sandy Cove here are spending the week doing typical camp activities such as canoeing, practicing archery, cooking outdoors and even learning the trapeze, but these aren't your typical campers.

  • 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.

  • Old Guard Soldiers named Military District of Washington's best

    Aug 20, 2008

    Twenty-eight Soldiers from all over the country and the world competed in a grueling competition that named the National Capital Region Non-commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year.

  • Army Undersecretary - Part 3

    Aug 20, 2008

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

  • Aiming for Gold

    Aug 20, 2008

    Pfc. Vincent Hancock takes Gold in his Olympic event.

  • Athens silver medalist Anti finishes ninth in rifle prone at Beijing Games

    Aug 19, 2008

    In his fourth and possibly final Olympics, U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Maj. Michael Anti just missed making the final and finished ninth in the 50-meter rifle prone event Aug. 15 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

  • Army Undersecretary - Part 2

    Aug 19, 2008

    In part two of our series, Undersecretary Nelson Ford speaks about Future Combat Systems.

  • Artilleryman reenlists for t-shirt

    Aug 19, 2008

    Forget money. Forget choice of duty station. Forget everything but the t-shirt.

  • Mapping out MND-C success

    Aug 18, 2008

    When it comes to mapping out mission success in the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Center area of operations, there's only one place to begin Aca,!" the topographic section. "We provide geospatial support and information, as well as tailor-made products to support mission planning," said Warrant Officer 1 Mike Baber, MND-C geospatial information and services officer-in-charge. "We support all the brigades in MND-C."

  • Soldier gets a second life

    Aug 18, 2008

    In the 2004 movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Lance Armstrong makes a cameo appearance and gives Peter La Fleur, played by actor Vince Vaughn, an indirect motivational speech.

  • Peacekeeping

    Aug 18, 2008

    Missouri National Guardsmen train in Germany for a Mission in Kosovo.

  • Iraqi journalists participate in media training

    Aug 15, 2008

    Twenty-one Iraqi journalists gathered at Combat Outpost Six near Samawah to participate in a media training exercise developed and executed by the Muthana Provincial Reconstruction Team, Aug. 7.

  • 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.

  • Soldiers in Iraq unite with families through reading

    Aug 14, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq, Aug. 14, 2008 Aca,!" As deployments have remained consistent for Soldiers and family members of the 4th Infantry Division, separation has been commonplace. To aid in strengthening the separated familiesAca,!a,,c relationships, the nonprofit United through Reading program promotes the Aca,!A"read aloudAca,!A? experience for separated families.

  • Life-Changing Covenant

    Aug 14, 2008

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

  • Reserve NCO sets Olympics age record

    Aug 13, 2008

    At age 56, U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Elizabeth Aca,!A"LibbyAca,!A? Callahan became the oldest U.S. female competitor in Olympic history with a 25th-place finish in the womenAca,!a,,cs 25-meter pistol shooting event Aug. 13 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

  • Army Undersecretary

    Aug 13, 2008

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

  • Wounded warriors train to climb Mount McKinley

    Aug 12, 2008

    Maj. Marc Hoffmeister and a group of severely wounded warriors are training to climb North AmericaAca,!a,,cs highest peak.

  • Retired Army marksman Erickson finishes 21st in Olympic trap

    Aug 12, 2008

    It rained on what might have been four-time Olympian Bret EricksonAca,!a,,cs final appearance on the worldAca,!a,,cs grandest shotgun shooting stage, literally and figuratively.

  • Olympic Opening Ceremony celebrates "One World, One Dream"

    Aug 12, 2008

    The elaborate Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad featured a display of ChinaAca,!a,,cs long and distinguished history and culture intertwined with the Aca,!A"One World, One DreamAca,!A? theme of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

  • A Lineage Kept

    Aug 12, 2008

    A new generation of Easy Company Soldiers are carrying on the Company's rich history and tradition.

  • Warfighting Conference

    Aug 12, 2008

    Highlights from the 2008 Joint Warfighting Conference in Virginia Beach.

  • First-ever female wins Forces Command NCO of year

    Aug 11, 2008

    To see her walking through the halls of the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command headquarters here, she looks like an average noncommissioned officer.

  • 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.

  • Tuning in to Kala Gush Radio

    Aug 11, 2008

    With steady hands, Mohibullah, a broadcaster for Kala Gush Radio, held his cell phone up to a microphone to pick up the voice of a local Afghan, who was calling in to make a request. Out his window the purple mountains stood tall against two small connexes that house the station.

  • Mother, daughter enlist together

    Aug 8, 2008

    Mothers and daughters share a special bond, but few have shared what Lavonne Baer and her daughter Alyssa did recently when they both enlisted in the Army.

  • Wounded Warrior to Aim for Gold in Beijing Paralympics

    Aug 8, 2008

    OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 7, 2008 Aca,!" With the worldAca,!a,,cs attention focused on the Olympic Games that open tomorrow in Beijing, a former 3rd Infantry Division soldier severely wounded in Iraq is gearing up to compete in the Paralympic Games that open there Sept. 6.

  • 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.

  • Silver Star recipient says talking helps counter PTSD

    Aug 8, 2008

    Silver Star recipient Staff Sgt. Omar Hernandez said when he returned from his third tour in Iraq last year, he hesitated to seek help because he did not want to be perceived as crazy or weak.

  • Civil Affairs Soldier wins the Superior Honor award from the Department of State.

    Aug 7, 2008

    Civil Affairs Soldier wins the Superior Honor award from the Department of State. Only a few USACAPOC(A) Soldiers have ever won the award which is given for extraordinary accomplishments in Iraq. Awarded for conducting Civil Affairs actions in Samara and Tikrit and working with the Department of State and the US Army.

  • Soldier finishes second in military pentathlon in Turkey

    Aug 7, 2008

    A Nevada Guardsman finished second in an international military pentathlon event in Istanbul, Turkey, July 4-13.

  • Clarity through Blindness

    Aug 7, 2008

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

  • Wheelchair Games help mentor, mend Army vet

    Aug 6, 2008

    Tyler Wilson, a 23-year-old Army veteran, experienced his second life-changing event within three years at the 28th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

  • Free Fallin'

    Aug 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Female Parachute Team takes the Silver Medal in Slovakia Competition. They now head to Italy for the 2008 Euro Cup.

  • Toads and Bats

    Aug 6, 2008

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

  • Massachusetts militia soldier was Olympic pioneer

    Aug 5, 2008

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2008 Aca,!" Imagine the Olympic Games without the specter of terrorists, tests for outlawed drugs or gold medals. That was the Olympics that a soldier who served in the Massachusetts militia experienced in Greece in 1896.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)