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  • Baghdad Patrol

    Jul 17, 2008

    In Iraq, Navy journalist Aaron Hubner met up with coalition forces as they swept the streets.

  • Korean palace takes visitors to storied past

    Jul 17, 2008

    SEOUL - Stoic guards and officials march to the palace gate with colorful robes and traditional flags flowing in the wind. Another day begins for the reenactors of Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul.

  • Tee-off for Wounded Warriors raises spirits

    Jul 16, 2008

    Wounded warriors and congressmen hit the links together Monday at the Army-Navy Country Club for the Congressional Charity Golf Classic.

  • 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.

  • Reserve Soldiers Compete

    Jul 16, 2008

    Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition.

  • Garmisch recounts 'Day of the Tigers'

    Jul 16, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" April 29, 1945, began as another sunny spring day in the bucolic villages of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a quiet German community near the Austrian border. Sixty-three years ago, as World War II drew to a close, the tolling of church bells and the whistle of a Zugspitzbahn cog train normally were the loudest sounds.

  • Memorial March

    Jul 15, 2008

    North Dakota National Guard memorial march.

  • 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.

  • Soldiers climb Mount McKinley

    Jul 15, 2008

    Two officers from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, reached the 20,320-foot Mount McKinley summit May 17, despite some debilitating challenges during various stages of the expedition.

  • Warrior Transition Units

    Jul 15, 2008

    Recruitment for WTU.

  • Herat Butter

    Jul 15, 2008

    Good techniques are key in reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan, especially 'buttering.'

  • Wounded warrior gets ESPY nod

    Jul 14, 2008

    Capt. Scott Smiley brings new meaning to the section of the Warrior Ethos that reads Aca,!A"I will never quit.Aca,!A?

  • Island Adventure provides break for deployment kids

    Jul 14, 2008

    LANGEOOG, Germany Aca,!" For an Army brat in 2008, a stable and cohesive family life can be a rare luxury, especially if you consider the effects of extended and often repeated deployments of one or even both parents.

  • Georgia communities gather at Fort Stewart to sign Community Covenant

    Jul 11, 2008

    Stewart-Hunter, surrounding communities sign the Army Community Covenant July 11 at the Main Post Chapel on Stewart.

  • 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.

  • Field Band performs tribute to Medal of Honor recipient

    Jul 10, 2008

    A special concert by the U.S. Army Field Band July 5 in Latrobe, Pa., honored an American who paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country: Medal of Honor recipient Spc. Ross McGinnis.

  • TOG Homecoming

    Jul 10, 2008

    Old Guard Soldiers return from Horn of Africa deployment.

  • Gen. Bismillah Khan Speaks

    Jul 10, 2008

    Gail McCabe speaks with the Afghan National Army's Chief of General Staff.

  • Darmstadt says farewell to Black Forest friends

    Jul 10, 2008

    DARMSTADT, Germany Aca,!" U.S. Army Garrison Darmstadt, which closes next month, marked 20 years of camaraderie with the Association for the Promotion of German-American Friendship during the two organizationsAca,!a,,c last exchange activity.

  • Army athletes compete in Olympic Track & Field Trials

    Jul 9, 2008

    Air Force World Class Athlete Capt. Kevin Eastler led military competitors in the Olympic Team Trials for Track & Field by earning his second Olympic berth in the 20-kilometer race walk, as the ArmyAca,!a,,cs top competitor finished fourth.

  • It's on FI-YA!

    Jul 9, 2008

    California National Guard provides air support to combat wildfires.

  • An Afghan Drive

    Jul 9, 2008

    A first hand look at Helmand Province in Afghanistan with a National Guard Soldier.

  • Peaceful board game reflects declining violence in Iraq

    Jul 8, 2008

    Two middle-aged men enjoyed a friendly afternoon game of checkers in a busy marketplace formerly known as "Anbar of the north" in Hawijah.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year

    Jul 8, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Noland and Staff Sgt. Herbert Thompson are named Reserve and Active Component Drill Sergeants of the Year. Dave Annarino was there for the competition.

  • Waivers Standards

    Jul 8, 2008

    The Department of Defense standardizes its waiver policy; four Brigade Combat Teams set to deploy to Iraq.

  • Troops celebrate Independence Day with Chicago White SoxA,A

    Jul 7, 2008

    More than 150 members of America's armed forces and their guests celebrated Independence Day with the Chicago White Sox by participating in an on-field pre-game parade and recognition ceremony at U.S. Cellular Field Friday.

  • Army signs community covenant in Hawaii

    Jul 7, 2008

    Community and Army leaders signed the Army Community Covenant July 4, in conjunction with the 37th Annual Fourth of July Spectacular, here on Sills Field.

  • Visiting X-Games athletes experience extreme living -- Soldier style

    Jul 7, 2008

    X-Game athletes, who 'dropped in' June 28 to intensify morale for servicemembers, got their own taste of extreme living when they experienced the life of a Soldier -- Bagram style.

  • 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.

  • Military ohana open hearts, homes to raise service dogs

    Jul 3, 2008

    It has happened to all of us. YouAca,!a,,cre running late for work, scampering around the house grabbing everything you need for the day, and you canAca,!a,,ct find your keys.

  • AT&T National honors troops during patriotic opening

    Jul 3, 2008

    About 20 wounded warriors were seated beside the No. 1 tee box at the opening ceremony of the AT&T National PGA Tour event, not far from 25 children of deployed parents.

  • Slice of Home

    Jul 3, 2008

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

  • All-Volunteer Force

    Jul 3, 2008

    Marking the 35th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Force at the Pentagon.

  • Wounded warriors meet musician, actor Steve Van Zandt

    Jul 3, 2008

    Four Warrior in Transition Soldiers stationed in Vicenza, Italy, experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity June 25 when they met guitarist Steve Van Zant, who is on tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Europe.

  • Lifetime brings 'Army Wives' to Walter Reed

    Jul 2, 2008

    Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the USO of Metropolitan Washington rolled out the red carpet Tuesday for wounded warriors, real Army wives and the cast and crew of Lifetime channelAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Army WivesAca,!A? for an exclusive screening of the drama series.

  • Olympic Shooting Team Soldiers on TV today

    Jul 2, 2008

    Members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Shooting Team, which includes six Soldiers, will be featured in an hour-long special of Shooting USA on the Outdoor Channel today. The show will air at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Eastern time on July 2 and 2:00 a.m. July 3.

  • All-Volunteer Force

    Jul 2, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey enlists Recruits and re-enlists Soldiers in Honor of the 35th anniversary of the All-Volunteer Force.

  • Abizaid Challenges

    Jul 2, 2008

    He no longer wears the uniform, but remains one of the pre-eminent military experts on the middle east. Gail McCabe talks to former U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander, Retired Gen. John Abizaid.

  • 35 Years of Your Choice

    Jul 1, 2008

    July 1st marks the 35th Anniversary of the All-Volunteer Army.

  • 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.

  • Wiesbaden celebrates Berlin Airlift anniversary

    Jun 30, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" In 1948, a political and military Cold War began when Berlin nearly fell into Josef StalinAca,!a,,cs hands.

  • Dogs help wounded warriors heal at Walter Reed

    Jun 27, 2008

    One of the most popular therapists at Walter Reed Army Medical Center prefers to show his enthusiasm and appreciation by wagging his tail and giving slobbery kisses.

  • E-cyber Mission National Competition

    Jun 27, 2008

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

  • Army Inventions

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Army recognizes its Top 10 Greatest Inventions of 2007.

  • A close look at AW2

    Jun 27, 2008

    The Army Wounded Warrior Program, also referred to as AW2, was created in 2004 in response to the needs of the most severely wounded, injured or ill Soldiers from the war on terror.

  • Lauding the large WTU

    Jun 27, 2008

    Taking care of Soldiers is a tradition as old as the Army itself. Gen. George Washington led the way with an order to vaccinate the entire Continental Army for smallpox, a feat never done before. And young Maj. Walter Reed led the fight against yellow fever, isolating the carrier and providing treatment for the disease at the beginning of the 20th century.

  • Caring for TBI patients

    Jun 27, 2008

    They walk, talk and stand tall in uniform like other Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., who wear the immediately recognizable combat patches so commonly seen at the post thatAca,!a,,cs home to XVIIIth Airborne Corps and the 82nd Airborne Division, among other elite units. Outwardly, people wouldnAca,!a,,ct notice their injuries.

  • Sesame Street tour going to 43 installations

    Jun 26, 2008

    Instead of asking how to get to Sesame Street, Elmo and the gang will soon be asking how to get to Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and 41 other military installations across the country.

  • Army researchers host educational event for eCYBERMISSION finalists

    Jun 26, 2008

    Scientists and Soldiers at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research introduced 16 eCYBERMISSION national finalist teams to various aspects of Army medical research during an educational event Tuesday.

  • All-volunteer force: success story at 35

    Jun 26, 2008

    The idea of an all-volunteer force, while not new, was born amidst the withdrawal of U.S. forces from South Vietnam in the summer of 1969. President Richard M. Nixon, who had called for an end to the draft during the 1968 presidential campaign, instructed the Army chief of staff, Gen. William C. Westmoreland, to determine the feasibility of ending the ArmyAca,!a,,cs reliance on selective service to fill the ranks.

  • Army hosts national youth 'cyber' science fair

    Jun 26, 2008

    Sixteen teams of students from across the country converged on the nationAca,!a,,cs capital Monday to present a variety of science projects to a panel of judges in the Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • 49ers Coach Visit

    Jun 26, 2008

    49ers head coach Mike Nolan visits troops in Afghanistan.

  • Army MWR leader named Man of Year by USA Wrestling

    Jun 25, 2008

    Van Stokes has been named Man of the Year by USA Wrestling, the national governing body for amateur wrestling in the United States.

  • Children of deployed troops attend sports, fitness camp

    Jun 25, 2008

    BITBURG, Germany Aca,!" When children of deployed Soldiers get together, thereAca,!a,,cs no need for them to dwell on having a parent serving downrange Aca,!" every kid is experiencing the same rollercoaster of emotions.

  • Easy Rider

    Jun 25, 2008

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

  • NCAA champs visit Pentagon, Army Secretary

    Jun 24, 2008

    Team members, coaches and staff of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, NCAA champs, visit the Pentagon and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, June 24.

  • VA Welcomes Vets

    Jun 24, 2008

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

  • Army Spouse Overcomes Adversity, Sets Sights on Olympics

    Jun 24, 2008

    In the sultry, harmonious melody of the blues, Eric Clapton once sang, Aca,!A"Nobody knows you when youAca,!a,,cre down and out.Aca,!A? Adriane Stone knows this feeling firsthand.

  • Soldiers Bring Hope with Adult Literacy Program in Iraq

    Jun 23, 2008

    Coalition Soldiers recently developed a literacy program and opened it to 500 Sons of Iraq members in four sub-districts of Hawijah, Iraq: Zaab, Abassi, Riyadh, and Hawijah city, areas many military officials considered lost only a year ago, on June 15.

  • Army Wrestler Earns Greco-Roman Berth in Beijing Olympics

    Jun 23, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers secured an Olympic berth by defeating U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program teammate Spc. Timothy Taylor in the Greco-Roman heavyweight finals of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling on June 15.

  • Four-Star Paratrooper Retires

    Jun 23, 2008

    In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson was in office, gas cost 34 cents a gallon and the nation was growing impatient with the war in Vietnam. Not exactly a great time to join the Army for some, but Gen. Dan K. McNeill held the unpopular view that he owed a debt to the country.

  • Utah National Guard Soldiers Receive Silver Star, Bronze Star

    Jun 23, 2008

    "Bittersweet." -- That's how 1st Lt. Tyler J. Jensen, 19th Special Forces Group, summed up his feelings June 19 about receiving the first Silver Star awarded to a member of the Utah National Guard in decades.

  • Army Partners with Academia for Emergence of New Technology

    Jun 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army is in its fifth year of a 10-year partnership with Arizona State University, and reports on-time progress in its journey towards creating a flexible display screen for the dismounted Soldier

  • Army Olympians Compete with Pedestrians at Times Square

    Jun 19, 2008

    Army athletes hosted a fitness challenge Wednesday at the Times Square Recruiting Station, kicking off the road to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

  • Wyoming Guard Analyst Cracks Gang Code

    Jun 19, 2008

    Small towns are the hallmark of Wyoming, but gang activity from Denver had been increasing, until police turned to the National Guard for help.

  • 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.

  • Military Dog Teams Hone War-Fighting Skills

    Jun 18, 2008

    MIESAU, Germany Aca,!" Snagging fleeing suspects and seeking explosives were two of numerous war-fighting skills that 36 teams demonstrated at the 2008 U.S. Army Europe Military Working Dog Competition.

  • Vets Help Donkey Power Drive Iraqi Brick Factory

    Jun 17, 2008

    An industrial complex in Iraq has quadrupled its employment and productivity, and a team from Multinational Division Center is helping the companies keep their labor force healthy. Capt. Rory Carolan, senior veterinarian and agriculture advisor with the 3rd Infantry Division's civil affairs team, and Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery, treated more than 250 donkeys employed in the absence of motorized vehicles at the Narhwan Brick Factory Complex.

  • 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.

  • Wuerzburg American Schools Close Their Doors

    Jun 17, 2008

    Wuerzburg American Elementary, Middle and High Schools

  • Task Force Summit Soldiers Challenge Iraqis on Soccer Field

    Jun 16, 2008

    A different kind of battle happened, June 11, in northeastern Iraq -- one where nobody died, no body-armor was necessary and no shots were fired.

  • Commentary: The Army Embodies American Values

    Jun 16, 2008

    Saturday was an important day - the Army's 233rd birthday. I hope Soldiers care.

  • Army Birthday Cake

    Jun 16, 2008

    Soldiers make the Army Birthday Cake at the Pentagon. It's six feet long and weighs 250 pounds.

  • Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2008

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

  • Deployed Dads Honored on Father's Day

    Jun 16, 2008

    Members of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard celebrate FatherAca,!a,,cs Day here by reminiscing about the births of their children.

  • Soldier Wins Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 13, 2008

    A Soldier of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit beat 72 of the military's best shooters to win the coveted Interservice Pistol Champion title June 12.

  • 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.

  • Wounded Warriors Take Part In New Golf Club Program

    Jun 13, 2008

    Every Wednesday for two hours, the Fort Sam Houston Golf Club, along with the Professional Golfers Association and Disabled Sports USA, hosts a golf clinic for wounded warriors.

  • SMA Reads Army Birthday Book

    Jun 13, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston reads the Army Birthday Children's Storybook Thursday to about 20 children at Walter Reed Army Medical Center's Child Development Center at Forest Glenn, located in Silver Spring, Md. After the reading, Preston and two of the children blew out candles on the official "Army birthday" cake followed by the singing of the Army Song. The Army Birthday Children's Storybook was written for children by Army Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command to help Army children understand the importance, history, contributions and sacrifices their parents make.

  • Soldiers Put Icing on Army Birthday

    Jun 13, 2008

    Deep within the Pentagon Thursday, Army chefs kept adding food coloring to white buttercream icing and mixing, trying to create the perfect shade of gold.

  • Army Birthday Run

    Jun 12, 2008

    Division Special Troops Battalion Soldiers at Camp Red Cloud, Korea start the Army Birthday celebration off with a four-mile run.

  • Army's Greatest Inventions of 2007 Recognized

    Jun 12, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Top Ten Greatest Inventions for 2007 were recognized in a luncheon ceremony today in Arlington, Va. Currently in its sixth year, the program chooses winners based on their impact on Army capabilities, inventiveness and potential benefits outside the Army.

  • 2,000 Troops Run for Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2008

    When the bugle plays reveille at 6:30 a.m., it usually signifies the start of the day for Soldiers on Fort Myer. Thursday morning more than 2,000 Soldiers and DoD employees listened to reveille from the Summerall Field parking lot, where they gathered for the Department of the Army Staff Run.

  • CSA Celebrates Army Birthday with Fort Belvoir Children

    Jun 12, 2008

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. paid a call on youngsters at the School-Age Services Center aboard Fort Belvoir, Va., this morning to share in the Army's 233rd birthday. The general read "Happy Birthday Army," a new book by Army Youth Services to the roomful of 5-year-olds. Following the reading he took questions from the kids, answering one in particular -- who after a discussion on Army dogs wanted to know if "there were Army cats'" Next Casey cut and served the kids cake before heading back to his office at the Pentagon.

  • Twilight Tattoo: Tribute to Freedom Program Harks Back Centuries

    Jun 12, 2008

    Soldiers celebrate their 233rd birthday at the Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo, held June 11, 2008, at Fort Myer, Va.

  • CSA Reads to Kids at Fort Belvoir

    Jun 12, 2008

    Jr. paid a call on youngsters at the child development center at Fort Belvoir, Va., this morning to share in the Army's 233rd birthday. The general read "Happy Birthday Army," a new book by Army Youth Services to the roomful of 5-year-olds. Following the reading he took questions from the kids, answering one in particular -- who after a discussion on Army dogs wanted to know if "there were Army cats'" Next Casey cut and served the kids cake before heading back to his office at the Pentagon.

  • Capitol Hill Cake Cutting

    Jun 12, 2008

    Capitol Hill cake cutting and reception. Includes sound bite from Sgt. Major of the Army Preston.

  • 'Operation Storytime' Keeps Deployed Soldiers in Touch with Families

    Jun 12, 2008

    From thousands of miles away, Soldiers are able to keep in touch with their loved ones through a program called Aca,!A"Operation Storytime.Aca,!A?

  • Cyclists Trace 'Road to Liberty' on D-Day

    Jun 11, 2008

    Cyclists from across Europe traced historyAca,!a,,cs footsteps as nearly 300 riders from America, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany and Luxembourg traversed lower NormandyAca,!a,,cs beaches and battlefields to mark the 64th Anniversary of D-Day June 6.

  • 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.

  • Army MWR Provides Aca,!EoeFitness AnywhereAca,!a,,c Kits for Deployed Soldiers

    Jun 11, 2008

    The Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command purchased 3,205 TRX Suspension Trainer Force Training, or Aca,!A"fitness anywhere,Aca,!A? kits for deployed Soldiers to get complete-body workouts wherever they can find a beam, doorway or tree limb to anchor the resistance-training device.

  • 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.

  • Sergeant Lends Ear to Fellow Soldier, Prevents Suicide

    Jun 10, 2008

    FORT HOOD, TexasAca,!" Soldiers are called upon to fight against the continuing war on terrorism, but one Soldier had to fight a different battle last week when he helped a fellow Soldier who was in need of assistance.

  • 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.

  • Army Wins Day One at Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 10, 2008

    Soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit are continuing to lead in the 49th annual Interservice Pistol Championship Matches, which started June 6 at Phillips Range.

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