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  • Beach Homes For the Brave Program Kicks-Off in Florida

    Jul 17, 2007

    Aca,!A"Beach Homes for the Brave,Aca,!A? a new program for military veterans and those wounded while serving in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom kicked off its inaugural event last weekend. This program provides the war veterans with a complimentary weekend getaway to Palm Island.

  • Army Launches Chain Teaching Program for PTSD, MTBI

    Jul 16, 2007

    The Army launched today a Aca,!A"chain-teachingAca,!A? program to help Soldiers and their Families identify symptoms and seek treatment for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

  • Soldier Wins Pan Am Games Gold Medal in 10-meter Air Rifle

    Jul 16, 2007

    Two-time Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker won a gold medal in the menAca,!a,,cs 10-meter air rifle event Sunday in XV Pan American Games Rio 2007 at the Deodoro Sports Complex.

  • 'Biggest Losers' Slim Down as Program Wraps Up

    Jul 16, 2007

    The six-month quest for a slimmer silhouette and healthier lifestyle is drawing to a close for the 33 participants of "The Biggest Loser" competition at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Schumacher Beaten in Semifinals, Sampey Out in Finals, Brown Fouls in Eliminations

    Jul 16, 2007

    U.S. Army Pro Stock Motorcycle rider, Angelle Sampey, lost in the finals to Matt Smith here Sunday in the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

  • Mark Martin Drives Backup Car to 14th-place Finish

    Jul 16, 2007

    Mark Martin picked up two positions on the final restart to bring home a 14th-place finish in Sunday's USG Sheetrock 400 Nextel Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Severely Wounded Troops Find Meaningful Ways to Continue Serving

    Jul 13, 2007

    Sgt. John Keith likes to finish what he starts. So even after a rocket-propelled grenade tore into the door of his Humvee during his deployment to Iraq, leaving his leg dangling, he wasn't willing to give up his 15-year military career.

  • Holiday Spirit Arrives Early for Some

    Jul 13, 2007

    Most people donAca,!a,,ct start thinking about Christmas until late in the year. But for hundreds of troops here, a dose of holiday spirit will come several months early thanks to the generosity of people and organizations back home.

  • Private Wins 50K from ABC's National Bingo Night

    Jul 13, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs a dream come true for one Fort Wainwright Soldier. Pvt. Michelle Tracy won a $50,000 cash prize by playing the at-home version of National Bingo Night.

  • Transportation Soldiers Dismantle World's Largest Man-made Reef

    Jul 12, 2007

    Soldiers from the 97th Transportation Company recently returned from a more unconventional mission Aca,!" recovering thousands of tires from off the Florida coast in an effort to dismantle the world's largest man-made reef.

  • Tiger Woods Honors Troops

    Jul 12, 2007

    The worldAca,!a,,cs top-ranked golfer frequently played U.S. Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation courses as a youngster.

  • Troops Support Tiger Woods Throughout Inaugural AT&T National

    Jul 12, 2007

    Spc. Carmel Louis-Jacques led a contingent of Soldiers who supported tournament host Tiger WoodsAca,!a,,c tribute to the military throughout the inaugural AT&T National PGA Tour event July 3-8 at Congressional Country Club.

  • 'The Sarge' Races Toward NHRA Title

    Jul 12, 2007

    He wears an Army uniform, yet heAca,!a,,cs not in the military. He trains constantly, but without his team, he is nothing. HeAca,!a,,cs survived incredible tragedy only to brush himself off, eager to get back into the fight as soon as he can recover. For nearly 10 months of the year, he puts himself in harmAca,!a,,cs way, piloting the fastest and most powerful car in the world.

  • Arizona's 'Triple Deuce' Truckers Happy to be Alive

    Jul 11, 2007

    For many Soldiers the Arizona National GuardAca,!a,,cs 222nd Transportation Company, the Fourth of July was just another day of driving supplies into Iraq.

  • Twin Brothers Pin on Captain's Bars Together

    Jul 10, 2007

    Together since conception, Capts. Jordan and Jonah Burfield were finally separated due to their deployments to Iraq. However, the Army also brought them back together for their promotions to captain at the Al Faw Palace here July 1.

  • Martin Looking for Final Piece of Puzzle with Top-Five at Chicago

    Jul 10, 2007

    Mark Martin boasts 238 top-five finishes in his illustrious Nextel Cup career. Those finishes have come on virtually every track on the Nextel Cup circuit, except for one Aca,!" Chicagoland Speedway.

  • Camp Lemonier Soldier Opens up About Life on the Big Screen

    Jul 9, 2007

    A majority of the leading men in Hollywood play military roles at some point in their career, but for one actor finding the inspiration to play a Soldier is easy to do.

  • Mark Martin Makes Strong Comeback, Finishes 17th in Daytona

    Jul 9, 2007

    Mark Martin battled back to finish 17th after picking up 13 positions in the closing laps of Saturday nightAca,!a,,cs Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

  • Tony Schumacher Takes Champion Position in Thunder Valley Nationals

    Jul 9, 2007

    Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher held onto fifth place in the 2007 NHRA POWERade Top Fuel drivers' standings, all important for qualification in the Chase for the Championship, despite losing in the first round of yesterdayAca,!a,,cs NHRA O'Reilly Thunder Valley Nationals here at Bristol Dragway.

  • Canines Offer Healing Therapy to Wounded Warriors

    Jul 6, 2007

    Sweetheart, Jackson and Ellie Mae, three four-legged pooches, are helping to change the lives of wounded warriors and injured Soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • The Dream to Be a Soldier Comes True

    Jul 6, 2007

    Two things stood in the way of Pvt. Daniel DungcaAca,!a,,cs enlisting in the military: 166 pounds and the lack of a high school diploma.

  • Sled Hockey Scores Goal with Wounded Warriors

    Jul 5, 2007

    Spc. Hollis Richardson glides across the rink balancing his body on just a slab of metal and two thin blades. He digs two sticks into the ice, kicking up a light mist as he rushes to propel himself to the puck. Veering to the right, he evades an opponent and knocks the puck to a teammate just as he collides with another player, metal slashing metal.

  • Soldier Makes Birdie Putt for Tiger in Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am

    Jul 5, 2007

    A Soldier from Fort Belvoir, Va., celebrated the Fourth of July by making the shot of the day in the star-studded Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am at Congressional Country Club here.

  • Soldier Uses His Head in Fight

    Jul 5, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Kyle Keenan's face bears no trace of the bullet that could have cost him his life.

  • Nearly 600 Troops Reenlist in Baghdad on Independence Day

    Jul 5, 2007

    Hundreds of troops gathered at Al Faw Palace for the Multinational Force-Iraq Reenlistment, Naturalization and Independence Day Ceremony yesterday at Camp Victory. During the ceremony, 588 troops reenlisted and 161 were naturalized as American citizens.

  • 28 Servicemembers Become U.S. Citizens

    Jul 3, 2007

    Twenty-eight servicemembers from 14 countries, all serving in the Third Army/U.S. Army Central area of operation, became new U.S. citizens at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 29.

  • Army Extends Family Readiness Support Assistants to Battalions

    Jun 29, 2007

    The Army's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, at the request of senior Army leadership, is expanding the Family Readiness Support Assistant program to reach all the way to the battalion level, Army-wide, to support deployed Soldiers and their Families.

  • America's Army Game Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

    Jun 29, 2007

    Wednesday July 4 marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of America's Army, the Army's computer game and one of the top-ten online games, and the launch of its new Web site,

  • 'Biggest Losers' Near End of Six-Month Weight-Loss Journey

    Jun 29, 2007

    The "Biggest Losers" are nearing the end of a six-month journey to shape up and adopt a healthier lifestyle. The competition, which started March 2, will wrap up Aug. 2.

  • Army Efforts Contribute to Removal of Bald Eagle from Endangered Species List

    Jun 28, 2007

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the removal of the bald eagle from the list of threatened and endangered species.

  • PGA Tour Players Slated for Exhibition at Fort Belvoir Golf Club

    Jun 27, 2007

    Five PGA Tour players and the reigning NCAA Division I champion are scheduled to conduct a golf exhibition July 3 at Fort Belvoir Golf Club.

  • Military Center Studies Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Jun 27, 2007

    The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center treats and researches traumatic brain injuries, signature wounds of Operation Iraqi Freedom, for the Department of Defense.

  • Family Begins Life Together in Earnest After Deployment

    Jun 27, 2007

    Imagine being married for almost 18 months, but spending only one of those months together.

  • Tiger Woods to Honor Soldiers, Families

    Jun 27, 2007

    Tiger Woods will honor Soldiers and military Families July 4 at the inaugural Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am Tournament, part of the AT&T National PGA Tour event, scheduled for July 3-8 at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

  • Fort Riley Medic Earns Silver Star

    Jun 27, 2007

    Even after having been thrown several meters, knocked unconscious, set aflame and buried under rubble all as a result of a suicide-vehicle-borne IED, a Fort Riley medic braved small-arms fire to save the lives of fellow Soldiers and Iraqi Policemen last year.

  • Miss USA, KEM Visit Soldiers

    Jun 25, 2007

    The reigning Miss USA Rachel Smith and R&B artist KEM paid a call on the Army Friday. After lunch and a Pentagon tour, the two visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where they spent several hours chatting with wounded warriors.

  • Registration Open for 'Great Getaways Sweepstakes'

    Jun 25, 2007

    Authorized Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons have a chance to win an all-inclusive Aca,!A"Great GetawaysAca,!A? vacation package for two at any of the four Armed Forces Recreation Centers.

  • Army Driver Shows Improvement Despite Disappointing Finish

    Jun 25, 2007

    The final result sheet will show that Regan Smith finished 30th in his maiden Nextel Cup road race. But what the statistics won't show is how the rookie Army driver improved during the second half of Sunday's event at Infineon Raceway.

  • Romani, Malubay Named Top 2007 Drill Sergeants

    Jun 22, 2007

    The top 17 drill sergeants from throughout U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command competed this week at Fort Eustis, Va., to earn the honor of being named the 2007 Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Miss USA Visits Soldiers

    Jun 22, 2007

    The reigning Miss USA Rachel Smith paid a call on the Army yesterday. After lunch and a Pentagon tour, Miss USA visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where she spent several hours chatting with wounded warriors.

  • Army Amputee Pushes for Policy Change

    Jun 22, 2007

    The man who has become the public face of Soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan has a message for the Army leadership: Change the policy to make it easier for amputees to remain on active duty and return to combat.

  • Long Time Coming: Third Army Soldier Honored for WWII Bravery

    Jun 22, 2007

    Murray CountyAca,!a,,cs highest decorated World War II veteran received his due Friday when Third U.S. Army Commander Lt. Gen. R. Steven Whitcomb and community members proclaimed June 15 as Glenn Martin Day at the Murray County Courthouse in Chatsworth, Ga.

  • Dream Comes True for Fort Riley Sergeant

    Jun 21, 2007

    The Aca,!A"Welcome Home to Heroes FoundationAca,!A? made a Fort Riley SoldierAca,!a,,cs dream come true yesterday by handing him the keys to a new home.

  • Food Network's 'Ace of Cakes' Visits APG, Designs Army Birthday Cake

    Jun 21, 2007

    The host of the Food NetworkAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Ace of CakesAca,!A? toured the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools here June 11 to find inspiration for an Army birthday cake.

  • Program Helps Basic Trainees Transition Back to Civilian Life

    Jun 21, 2007

    Kayla BryanAca,!a,,cs dream of becoming a drill sergeant may be on hold as she separates from the Army this week, but the young private is not going home without out a new plan and direction for her life.

  • U.S., Iraqi Troops Rescue Malnourished Boys From Baghdad Orphanage

    Jun 21, 2007

    U.S. and Iraqi army forces found an orphanage housing 24 severely malnourished and abused boys in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Fajr neighborhood June 10, military officials reported yesterday.

  • 'Biggest Losers' Confront Roadblocks, Enjoy Successes

    Jun 20, 2007

    Fort Sam HoustonAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Biggest LosersAca,!A? have 10 weeks of weight loss and fitness efforts under their belts. Some have gained, some have maintained, and a few are on their way to the store to buy new belts.

  • Army Sweeps Interservice Pistol Championships

    Jun 19, 2007

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and U.S. Army Reserve team won the top three honors at the 48th annual Interservice Pistol Championships June 8 to 15.

  • Wounded Soldier Reaffirms Commitment to Fight

    Jun 18, 2007

    Soldiers reenlist in the Army everyday, but for one Soldier with the 1st Cavalry Division's 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, reenlisting was an experience far from ordinary.

  • Young Medics Gain Experience, Confidence at Baghdad ER

    Jun 18, 2007

    The busiest emergency room in the world is providing a wealth of experience and confidence to 82nd Sustainment Brigade medics.

  • WCAP Soldiers Shine at Modern Pentathlon National Championships

    Jun 18, 2007

    The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program is in prime position to provide at least half of Team USAAca,!a,,cs modern pentathlon contingent for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

  • Tough Day For Martin at Michigan, Finishes 29th

    Jun 18, 2007

    Mark Martin and the U.S. Army Team finished 29th Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was their toughest outing of the season.

  • Soldiers Celebrate Army Birthday with Annual Run

    Jun 15, 2007

    An estimated 2,000 Soldiers showed up for a run honoring the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 232nd birthday today at Fort Myer, Va. Lt. Gen. James Campbell, director of Army Staff, and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston lead the three-mile run, which traveled through Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Defense Language Soldiers Run

    Jun 15, 2007

    Soldiers from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center run past the headquarters building June 13 during a 7.5 mile run in celebration of the Army's 232nd Birthday. They are Army Strong!

  • Army Team Hits Midway Point for Countdown to Championships

    Jun 14, 2007

    In previous NHRA drag racing seasons, Army drivers, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, would typically wait until halfway through a 23-race schedule before evaluating their championship hopes.

  • 'Emeril Live' to Showcase Military Cooks

    Jun 13, 2007

    The savory aroma of cedar plank salmon, fire roasted red pepper soup and other gourmet meals tantalized Fort Hamilton guests as Chef Emeril Lagasse presented winners of the Aca,!A"Emeril LiveAca,!A? Military Cookoff April 6 at the Chelsea Market in Manhattan.

  • 'Kissin' Grannies' Welcome Soldiers Home

    Jun 13, 2007

    Linda Tinnerman, 66, of Grand Prairie, Texas, estimates she has kissed tens of thousands of young military men and women in the past few years.

  • Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Celebrates 500,000th R&R Traveler

    Jun 13, 2007

    A Aca,!A"shower of affectionAca,!A? greeted an aircraft carrying the 500,000th servicemember and DOD civilian returning home for R&R from operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Tuesday.

  • Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Jump to New Heights with Golden Knights

    Jun 12, 2007

    It was the surprise and challenge of a lifetime rolled-up into one big package for several women training to be members of one of the nationAca,!a,,cs premiere cheerleading squads.

  • My Father's Legacy: Teaching Me Who the Real Heroes Are

    Jun 11, 2007

    The following is a commentary by Carrie David Ford, editor of the Fort Jackson Aca,!A"Leader.Aca,!A?

  • 'Dark Horse' Leader Reflects on Being an Army Dad

    Jun 11, 2007

    In the movie "We Were Soldiers" a young lieutenant who'd recently become a father asks Mel Gibson's character, Lt. Col. Hal Moore, what he thought about being a Soldier and a father.

  • Army Driver Scores Season's 7th Top-10 Finish

    Jun 11, 2007

    Mark Martin and the U.S. Army Team used a combination of pit strategy and speed to earn a seventh-place finish in Sunday's rain-shortened Nextel Cup race at Pocono Raceway.

  • Occupational Therapy, Determination Get Amputees Through the Day

    Jun 6, 2007

    Sgt. Dennis Cline never was the kind of child who put together plastic models.

  • NHRA Drivers Seek Birthday Gift for Soldiers

    Jun 6, 2007

    With the Army's 232nd birthday arriving next week, U.S. Army NHRA pilots, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Angelle Sampey and Antron Brown, would like nothing better than to provide a nicely wrapped victory present here this weekend in the Torco Racing Fuels Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.

  • WWII Vet Remembers Service

    Jun 5, 2007

    A World War II veteran who fought the Nazis with Patton's 3rd Army found himself reminiscing about the war during a Pentagon tour one week before the 63rd anniversary of D-Day.

  • Army to Celebrate 232nd Birthday

    Jun 5, 2007

    Installations and commands all over the world will celebrate the Army's 232nd birthday June 14.

  • Precautions Make Motorcycling Fun, Not Fatal

    Jun 5, 2007

    Although May's National Motorcycle Safety Awareness month has ended, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center is reminding Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians that safe motorcycle practices are a year-round responsibility.

  • Army Driver Moves to 12th in Nextel Cup Points

    Jun 5, 2007

    Mark Martin and the No. 01 U.S. Army Team showed its best Car of Tomorrow effort of the season with a seventh-place finish in Monday's rain-delayed Nextel Cup race at Dover International Speedway.

  • K9 Team Brings Special Skills to the Fight

    Jun 4, 2007

    For nearly every cordon and search operation in Iraq, a special two-Soldier team provides an extra sense to the efforts to find anti-Iraqi forces and hidden weapons.

  • Portrait at Army Medical Museum Links Generations

    Jun 4, 2007

    Lt. Col. Edwin Kellam has more to look forward to than his annual field trip to Fort Sam Houston visiting sites with his senior Junior ROTC class every year; he also gets to see his father, so to speak.

  • Messengers Learn the Meaning of 'Army Strong'

    Jun 1, 2007

    Those charged with spreading the Army's message now have a better understanding of what Army Strong means.

  • Restoring Army Antiques: Knox Motor Pool Puts Polish Back on Historic Vehicles

    May 31, 2007

    The repair bay on Richardson Tank Motor Park here is filled with what could be pieces of a life-sized hobby model kit.

  • 'Moving Tribute' Honors Military Members

    May 31, 2007

    Since the start of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, motorists nationwide display pride in this country and the military with "Support Our Troops" decals on their vehicles.

  • Soldier's Spouse Finds Niche in Bodybuilding Arena

    May 31, 2007

    The spirit of competition and the desire to represent her country during a major international event has one Fort Monroe spouse hitting the weight racks to further improve her muscle tone and become a major contender in the sport of body-building.

  • Soldiers Give Iraqi Boy the Chance of His Lifetime

    May 31, 2007

    There are certain expectations of U.S. Soldiers going outside the wire to conduct humanitarian missions in villages around their military bases. Saving a boy with a heart defect is generally not one of those expectations.

  • Staff Sergeant Reigns as King of All-Army Chess

    May 30, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Rudy Tia Jr. spent much of his R&R leave winning an unprecedented seventh All-Army Chess Championship May 13-18 at the community center here. Staff Sgt. Tia traveled from Camp Speicher, Iraq, to his home station at Fort Hood, Texas, then loaded his family into a Chevy Blazer and drove 23 hours to play in an Army MWR-sponsored chess tournament that heAca,!a,,cs dominated for the past decade. Aca,!A"ItAca,!a,,cs alright, I guess,Aca,!A? Tia said of winning the crown three more times than any other Soldier. Aca,!A"When I first won the tournament, it was enjoyable. I got so happy about it. But if you keep winning, the fun is not there any more.Aca,!A?

  • Martin, U.S. Army Team Finish 11th in Wild Coca-Cola 600

    May 29, 2007

    In a wild and crazy ending at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Mark Martin and the U.S. Army Team notched an 11th place finish in Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600. Martin overcame an early flat tire and was running in fifth position with just nine laps remaining in the season's longest race. Lacking the amount of fuel needed to go the distance, Martin brought his No. 01 U.S. Army Chevy down pit road for a splash of gas on Lap 392 of 400.

  • Amputee Blazes New Trails On, Off the Battlefield

    May 25, 2007

    Maj. David Rozelle learned early the importance of leading from the front and setting the example for his fellow Soldiers. He climbed up from the enlisted ranks through the Reserve Officers' Training Corps at North Carolina's Davidson College.

  • Army Chief of Staff Boosts Spirits at BAMC

    May 25, 2007

    The Army's top officer encouraged wounded warriors to continue the marathon to recovery May 22 during visits to Brooke Army Medical Center and the Center for the Intrepid, the Army's state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation center here.

  • Public Sends 201,000-Plus Phone Cards to Troops

    May 25, 2007

    The American public has sent more than 201,000 prepaid phone cards to servicemembers through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service's "Help Our Troops Call Home" program.

  • All-Army Volleyball Teams Reunite in Armed Forces Championships

    May 25, 2007

    Although All-Air Force squads won both team titles, the Soldier-athletes who participated in the 2007 Armed Forces Volleyball Championships May 8-12 were proud of their month spent in the Catskills focusing on a game they love.

  • 4th Inf. Div. Rededicates Wall of Honor

    May 24, 2007

    On a small patch of hallowed ground next to the 4th Infantry Division headquarters sits a symbol that serves as a reminder of the commitment to country by those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Lt. Dan Band Rocks Hohenfels

    May 21, 2007

    HOHENFELS, Germany Aca,!" The 12-member Lt. Dan Band, featuring actor Gary Sinise, kicked off its European tour here to the cheers of a full house.

  • Army Chief of Staff Stresses Family Support

    May 18, 2007

    In a visit to Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem Tuesday, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. emphasized his goal to support Army Families.

  • Army Ranger Named One of 'Time' Magazine's Most Influential People

    May 17, 2007

    Among the ranks of Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, the Pope and even Osama bin Laden stands Army ranger and combat veteran Capt. Timothy Gittins.

  • Charlie Daniels Supports Florida Troops

    May 16, 2007

    The Charlie Daniels Band treated Florida veterans to a special performance at the Florida State Fairgrounds' Ford Amphitheater here May 11. The show was the second stop of the 2007 Volunteer Jam Tour.

  • Mark Martin Finishes 14th at Darlington

    May 14, 2007

    Mark Martin and the 01 U.S. Army team battled Darlington RacewayAca,!a,,cs 1.366-mile oval with the Car of Tomorrow to land a respectable 14th-place finish in yesterdayAca,!a,,cs rain-delayed Nextel Cup event.

  • Army Spouse Honored at White House

    May 11, 2007

    Cindy Beerky was recognized for her work today by President Bush in a White House ceremony commemorating Military Spouse Day.

  • Spartan Spouses Celebrate Anniversary with Reenlistment

    May 10, 2007

    One couple here celebrated the sixth anniversary of their meeting in a unique way. From a rooftop located on the edge of Kunar Province, Sgt. 1st Class Jamie L. Outland-Brown and Staff Sgt. Darrell P. Brown reenlisted in the Army aEUR| indefinitely.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier Loves Being a Mom, Military Spouse

    May 10, 2007

    Being a parent and taking care of a home can be a challenge for anybody. Add to that being a Soldier and married to a deployed Soldier, however, and you have the makings of a super mom or dad.

  • BSEP Helps Soldiers Advance Careers

    May 10, 2007

    Do you know your score' The answer to that question can be important when referring to your credit, but it is just as important for Soldiers looking to advance their careers.

  • Soldier Succeeds as Lone Woman in Male-dominated Career Field

    May 10, 2007

    Women have been faced with obstacles throughout history and have fought back. They have swum against the current and stood against stereotypes and double standards to emerge as stronger, inspirational individuals.

  • OIF Vet Escorts Father's Remains Home from Vietnam

    May 9, 2007

    Sgt. 1st Class Lewis Clark Walton Jr. has completed two combat tours in Iraq. His father, Sgt. 1st Class Lewis Clark Walton Sr., only recently made it home from his second tour in Vietnam.

  • A Mother's Day Deployed

    May 9, 2007

    "I'm going to explain to him that I was out defending our country, and taking care of my family and doing what's right," Spc. Jessica Bailey said. To hear the young mother of one talk about her son, 2-year-old Caleb, her love for him is obvious.

  • Case Managers Navigate 'Medical Maze' for Patients

    May 9, 2007

    When servicemembers injured in war first arrive at Brooke Army Medical Center, they not only have to face the daunting task of recovery, but also have to navigate a medical maze of treatment plans, appointments and paperwork.

  • Chaplain Finds His Place in America

    May 8, 2007

    When Chaplain (Maj.) Daniel Oh first heard about the Virginia Tech shootings he was disturbed. Then he felt shame to learn that the gunman was Korean.

  • Boxing Tournament Brings Together Deployed Soldiers

    May 7, 2007

    After several weeks of preparation, the "Black Jack Boxing Fight Night Tournament" kicked off May 4 with Soldiers from throughout the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Angelle Sampey Beaten in Finals; Teammates Out in First Round

    May 7, 2007

    Army Pro Stock Motorcycle pilot, Angelle Sampey, lost in the finals here yesterday in the O'Reilly Midwest Nationals at Gateway International Raceway.

  • Mark Martin Finishes 17th in Richmond

    May 7, 2007

    In perhaps their toughest race, Mark Martin and his Army teammates refused to give up during yesterdayAca,!a,,cs Jim Stewart 400 Nextel Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.

  • Reservist Designs Occupational Therapy Weapon for Injured Warriors

    May 3, 2007

    A certified occupational therapy assistant at Fort Carson's Evans Army Community Hospital made a simulated M-4 carbine out of splint material to aid the recovery of Soldiers who have hand, wrist and arm injuries. Sgt. Christopher Burcalow, a reservist from the 4010th U.S. Army Hospital, New Orleans, La., assigned to EACH, said about 15 Soldiers have already used the weapon with positive results.


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