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  • Wounded warrior finds a home in Lyster's WTU

    Nov 7, 2008

    Wounded warrior finds hope in Warrior Transition Unit

  • Primary School students cast their votes in civics process

    Nov 7, 2008

    Fort Rucker Primary School students cast votes

  • Fort Sill taking on more Warrior Trainsition Course Soldiers

    Nov 6, 2008

    Fort Sill will soon be the only post to conduct the Warrior Transition Course.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges area youth to get fit

    Nov 6, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general has challenged area youth to get fit and stay fit and is sponsoring a walk to kick off the campaign.

  • Wounded Soldier happy with Sill WTU

    Nov 6, 2008

    A Soldier talks about his combat injuries and life in Fort Sll's WTU.

  • Make a movie - save a life

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the launch of a peer-to-peer video competition, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center hopes to harness the power of peer influence to help prevent accidents and save lives.

  • Platoon Sergeants Lead from Front in Competition

    Nov 5, 2008

    In the early morning of Oct. 23, four platoon sergeants, dressed in their Class As, stood quietly, waiting outside a conference room. They looked each other over, corrected any uniform malfunctions and spoke about the previous dayAca,!a,,cs events. They laughed, nervously, as they discussed possible questions which might be fired at them. The door to the conference room opened. It was the first platoon sergeantAca,!a,,cs turn to go inside and face the board of sergeants major. The other three men wished him Aca,!A"good luckAca,!A? as he prepared to enter the room. Little did they know, everything they had been working so hard for, every part of their weekAca,!a,,cs worth of competition, would be decided right here, right now.

  • 'Support the Strong' this holiday season

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker launched it's 'Support the Strong' campaign today, focusing on post donation-supported charities.

  • Rucker community teams to prepare Families

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker prepares Families for natural and manmade disasters.

  • Honoring our World War II veterans

    Nov 5, 2008

    Honor Flight Michigan is a group of dedicated volunteers that arrange two flights a week to take World War Two veterans to the District of Columbia to see their memorial. Two types of people go on these flights; World War Two veterans and volunteer "guardians" who spend the day as escorts and assisting the veterans. The cost to the veteran is absolutely nothing, the staff that arranges these flights are not paid, and it is a non-profit organization...

  • Combat vet commands European Combat Training Center

    Nov 5, 2008

    The new commander of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center wants the center to be Aca,!A"a learning organizationAca,!A? as it strives to meet the needs of the units it supports. Col. Charles A. Preysler assumed command of the JMRC during an early morning ceremony at the JMRC gymnasium on Oct. 21.

  • Tackling barriers by giving back

    Nov 4, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Angel Acevedo, a Milwaukee recruiter, volunteered to coach the varsity linemen at a hard-to-penetrate school. Acevedo wanted to give back to the school that had given him so much as well as break the barriers that limit his access to the students on campus.

  • Strike force trains recruiters, enlists applicants

    Nov 4, 2008

    A team comprised of the 1st Recruiting Brigade Mobile Recruiter Training Team and 22 company operation trainers successfully enlisted 80 applicants during Operation Strike Force Victory, a program continuing to provide results long after its end.

  • Army Parachute Team graduates first wounded warrior and largest female class

    Oct 31, 2008

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The U.S. Army Parachute Team graduated 12 Soldiers including five females and the team's first wounded warrior.

  • American Freedom Festival

    Oct 31, 2008

    On October 25, 2008 the American Freedom Foundation presented the 5th Annual American Freedom Festival at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. American Freedom Foundation co-founder, Sergeant Major of the Army (retired) Jack L. Tilley hosted the event, which pays tribute to the men and women of AmericaAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces. More than 8,000 enthusiastic music fans packed the Patriot Center to hear country music stars Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and James Otto. The entire event was broadcast to over 350 military bases in over 170 countries around the world on The Pentagon Channel. Lieutenant General Robert Wilson, Brigadier General Gary Cheek and Rear Admiral Matt Nathan were asked to come on stage to accept a contribution from the American Freedom Foundation to Giftstoarmy.army.mil in the amount of $100,000! It has been the mission of the foundation to help our wounded warriors and their families in as direct a way as possible. Giftstoarmy.army.mil will direct this contribution to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Brooke Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital to help provide care to our wounded heroes. A hush came over the audience as Lieutenant General Wilson gave his moving remarks about our military and their families and what they meant to all of us.

  • Tragedy inspires WTU Soldier, wife to serve

    Oct 31, 2008

    For most people, Aca,!A"making good out of badAca,!A? is easier said than done. One Fort Jackson family that was struck hard by fate epitomizes the idea and hopes to inspire others with their story.

  • Burials at Fort Jackson National Cemetery close at hand

    Oct 31, 2008

    Hundreds of dignitaries, veterans and members of the community came together Sunday for the dedication of the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The 585-acre property on which the cemetery is being constructed is located off Percival Road and was donated by Fort Jackson.

  • Don't spend your whole day at the polls: South Florida expands early-voting hours and provides

    Oct 30, 2008

    Early voting hours have been extended.

  • Education for Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers

    Oct 30, 2008

    Education classes are being offered to Soldiers in the Fort Sill WTU.

  • Combat Olympics

    Oct 30, 2008

    The 434th Field Artillery Brigade holds it's inaugural combat olympics

  • Fort Sill ADA stresses combat skills

    Oct 30, 2008

    Commander of new ADA Brigade at Fort Sill discusses ADA's role in combat.

  • Thirty years later: witnessing monumental change in Army diversity

    Oct 29, 2008

    Few women who served in the WomenAca,!a,,cs Army Corps are still in uniform today. Only those who have served at least 30 years have the distinction as former WAC Soldiers and can remember a time when they served under Pallas Athene collar insignia.

  • Serving those who served

    Oct 29, 2008

    The Presidio's Army Community Service and Residential Communities Initiative partnered with Rebuilding Together, Clark/Pinnacle, the Monterey County Veterans Office, and the commissary. Valerie Woods, Employment/Volunteer Program Manager for the Army Community Service at the Presidio of Monterey, organized the program this year and coordinated the efforts of the various agencies involved. Woods said about the process, "We identified veterans who needed help with home or yard maintenance in the communities of Seaside and Marina, California. They were: 1) an 82-year-old Army veteran with dementia who needed the front and back yard cleaned up and weeded - we filled a 30-foot trash bin; 2) a wheelchair-bound, 91-year-old veteran of the Women's Army Corp, also a widow of career Army veteran, wanted her hallway painted. She also wants her living room carpet cleaned, and we will be going back to do this with a couple more volunteers in two days; 3) a 96-year-old Navy veteran and his 93-year-old wife who needed to have the front yard weeded and cleaned up; 4) an Army veteran in his 80's who needed general yard work, clean-up, trimming of bushes. 35 volunteers worked four hours at this site. Everyone on the team did what each does best and contributed to make this event a success, especially the 110 volunteers from the military community and the military units at the Presidio of Monterey."

  • Army culinary team savors success with culinary olympics silver

    Oct 27, 2008

    After earning two gold medals in the hot and cold food competitions, the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team was presented the silver medal overall Oct. 23 at the World Culinary Olympics award ceremony.

  • Picatinny engineers travel to Deutschland for greening

    Oct 27, 2008

    Three Picatinny Arsenal enginners participated in an exercise in Germany to help gather feedback from soldiers and gain a sense of needs required by the warfighter.

  • Fort Benning remembers Medal of Honor winner, WWII hero

    Oct 27, 2008

    Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Col. (Ret.) Robert B. Nett's funerl and burial services at Fort Benning.

  • National Infantry Foundation launches In the Footsteps of Heroes

    Oct 27, 2008

  • Youth obesity

    Oct 27, 2008

    TRADOC's Commanding General talks about youth obesity and resolutions to solve it.

  • Engineers uncase colors in Hawaii

    Oct 24, 2008

    The 130th Engineer Brigade offically uncased their colors during a ceremony at Schofield Barracks Oct. 23. The ceremony formally completed the brigade's move from Germany to Hawaii.

  • Ready Army: Kids Fire Academy teaches youth hands-on safety

    Oct 24, 2008

    Kids Fire Academy teaches youth hands-on safety

  • Opening system to emerging players key to global future

    Oct 24, 2008

    Amb. Bob Hutchings, Diplomat-in-Residence at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, spoke in Bliss Hall Oct. 20 as part of the National Security Policy and Strategy program.

  • Jefferson Award for Public Service honors local Army spouse

    Oct 24, 2008

    Wendy Sledd poses for a photo at the Federally Employed Women's Breast Cancer Awareness program in the LVCC on Oct. 22. Sledd, spouse of Lt. Col. Keith Sledd, an Army War College student, has been selected for the Jefferson Award for Public Service for her dedication to volunteerism.

  • British leader champions NATO role

    Oct 24, 2008

    British General Sir John McColl, Deputy Supreme Allied Command Europe, speaks to Army War College students and faculty in Bliss Hall Oct. 16 during the 2008 Kermit Roosevelt Lecture. McColl spoke about the important role that NATO plays in the world.

  • 'Ordinary' Army Reserve Soldier receives Silver Star for 'extraordinary' heroism

    Oct 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"I donAca,!a,,ct consider myself a hero,Aca,!A? said Army Reserve Sgt. Gregory S. Ruske. Aca,!A"I was just an ordinary guy put in an extraordinary situation. I reacted based on my upbringing, training and compassion, and thankfully, it worked out in the end.Aca,!A?

  • Graduate learns about uncle's legacy in BCT

    Oct 24, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs been almost four decades since the death of national hero Audie Murphy, often cited as the countryAca,!a,,cs most decorated war veteran. Now, 66 years after the son of Texas sharecroppers first joined the Army, one of his relatives is on his way to creating his own Army legacy.

  • MASCAL tests readiness of Area 1 medics

    Oct 22, 2008

    Area 1 Soldiers and Civilians participated in an Adaptive Focus Antiterrorism Exercise along with Service members from United States Forces Korea and civilian Fire Emergency Services Response units Oct. 15-16.

  • Anxiety Thickens as USACAT Awaits Cold Food Results

    Oct 22, 2008

    After 24 hours of non-stop kitchen work during the Cold Food Display event at the World Culinary Olympics Oct. 22, the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team anxiously await the results.

  • Military Culinarians Display Talent

    Oct 22, 2008

    After 24 hours of non-stop kitchen work during the Cold Food Display event at the World Culinary Olympics Oct. 22, the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team anxiously await the results.

  • U.S. team claims Gold in Culinary Olympics

    Oct 21, 2008

    The World Culinary Olympics steamed up Oct. 20 as the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team participated in the Hot Food Competition, serving up the Gold for the U.S. military.

  • Military culinarians compete in Olympics

    Oct 21, 2008

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team is all smiles as they compete against 13 foreign military teams during the World Culinary Olympics, Oct. 19 Aca,!" 22, in Erfurt, Germany.

  • Five corporations join forces with Army Spouse Employment Partnership

    Oct 21, 2008

    Five corporations vowed to help SoldiersAca,!a,,c wives and husbands find work by joining forces with the Army Spouse Employment Partnership during the Association of United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs annual meeting at the Washington Convention Center.

  • Army launching effort to hire more wounded warriors

    Oct 20, 2008

    Army personnel officials are launching an outreach program as part of a push to hire more wounded warriors and their spouses as civilian employees.

  • U.S. Military Culinarians Compete

    Oct 20, 2008

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team competes against 13 foreign military teams during the World Culinary Olympics, Oct. 19 Aca,!" 22, in Erfurt, Germany.

  • Soldier wins State Department award

    Oct 17, 2008

    A Fort Sill Soldier wins a State Department award for work while deployed.

  • Army leadership meets with 'next generation'

    Oct 17, 2008

    Army leaders come to US Army War College to meet with students.

  • AMSAA marks 40th anniversary

    Oct 17, 2008

    Army's single source for certified performance data

  • MRAP Test Team wins top Army acquisition award

    Oct 17, 2008

  • RDECOM Participates in HENAAC's 9th Annual College Bowl

    Oct 16, 2008

    HOUSTON Aca,!" AmericaAca,!a,,cs future Hispanic scientists and engineers were welcomed to HENAACAca,!a,,cs 9th Annual College Bowl in Houston Oct. 10, as part of HENAACAca,!a,,cs 20th Anniversary Conference. Students from across the country participated in the high-energy event to compete for scholarships and sharpen their professional skills before entering the technology industry.

  • RDECOM and HENAAC Join Forces for a Diverse Engineering Future

    Oct 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and HENAAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding Oct. 11, during a ceremony as part of the HENAAC 20th Anniversary Conference.

  • MPs add nonlethal weapons to arsenal

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers from the 39th Military Police Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, have a new set of nonlethal tools at their disposal.

  • 12th PSYOP Battalion Trains for Battle

    Oct 15, 2008

    Soldiers with the 12th Psychological Operations Battalion prepare and train for a five day field exercise at FOB Victory near Fort Dix, New Jersey on September 20th, 2008. The U.S. Army Reserve unit is from Upland, CA and is preparing to deploy to Iraq in November. FOB Victory provides a simulated experience for units deploying to Iraq as part of their pre-deployment training. The 12th POB is part of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne).

  • Senior leadership provides updates at NCO Professional Development Forum

    Oct 9, 2008

    Command Sergeants Major across the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command participated in a panel presentation on noncommissioned officer career professional development at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Army Modernization - Visualizing the Objective Force

    Oct 9, 2008

    Members of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command presented a panel discussion on Army Modernization at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Human dimension defined at AUSA

    Oct 9, 2008

    Members of the Army community came together at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army to discuss how the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command approaches the human dimension concept. Facilitated by Brig. Gen. Peter Palmer of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center, representatives across TRADOC explained how the human dimension concept would shape and enhance Soldier development, from accessions to warfighting scenarios.

  • Sustaining the All-Volunteer Army: Recruiting update from AUSA

    Oct 9, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Accessions Command, provided an update on recruiting and accessions at the Army Exhibit at the National Meeting of the Association of the United States Army at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • TRADOC Commanding General speaks to ROTC and JROTC cadets

    Oct 9, 2008

    The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen William S. Wallace spoke to an audience of nearly 500 ROTC and Junior ROTC cadets and shared some of his experiences from his 39-year military career. As he looked out in the audience of young ROTC and JROTC cadets, the general saw the future of the Army.

  • New manual to cover training for full spectrum

    Oct 9, 2008

    The new FM 7.0 will be fielded in about six weeks and Aca,!A"prescribes the fundamental changes in how we are training our Army for full-spectrum operations,Aca,!A? said Brig. Gen. Robert Abrams, deputy commander for training at the Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Using the government travel card correctly

    Oct 9, 2008

    Do's and don'ts when using government travel card

  • Ready Army: Preparedness is a year-round effort

    Oct 9, 2008

    Preparing is a year round task

  • Army would be lost without civilians, says Under Secretary

    Oct 9, 2008

    The civilian workforce is integral to the future of the Army, the Under Secretary of the Army said Wednesday during the Army Civilian Luncheon at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting.

  • First shipment from Amedee Army Airfield since expansion

    Oct 8, 2008

    Six FSSP modules were loaded aboard six C-17 Globemaster III's at Amedee Army Airfield located on Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, Calif.

  • "Best Warrior" Competitors Bring Wealth of Job Experience to the Challenge

    Oct 8, 2008

    Soldiers of all backgrounds and job experiences competed at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3.

  • Being 'Best Warrior'

    Oct 8, 2008

    Many of the contestants gained valuable experience in conducting basic Army operations during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command

    Oct 7, 2008

    Gen. William S. Wallace, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command

  • Army Secretary announces 'Year of NCO' at AUSA meeting

    Oct 6, 2008

    During his keynote address at the opening of the 2008 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren announced that 2009 would be "the Year Of The Noncommissioned Officer."

  • U.S. Army South observes partner nations' independence celebrations

    Oct 6, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas Aca,!" U.S. Army South observed BrazilAca,!a,,cs and ChileAca,!a,,cs respective independence days and ChileAca,!a,,cs Armed Forces Day during a ceremony at U.S. Army South headquarters Sept. 12.

  • U.S. Army South Chaplain rallies Salvadoran religious leaders: Discusses disaster response initiativ

    Oct 6, 2008

    COMALAPA AIR BASE, El SalvadorAca,!" Laughter erupted throughout a hotel conference room near Comalapa Air Base, El Salvador as U.S. and Salvadoran Army officials, meeting with local religious leaders for a conference, enjoyed a light moment.

  • First Team commanding general reenlists Soldiers

    Oct 6, 2008

  • Human Dimension explained at AUSA National Meeting

    Oct 6, 2008

  • Fort Rucker's Army 10-Mile team takes top spot second year in a row

    Oct 6, 2008

    Fort Rucker's 10-Miler team takes first place honors again this year in the Open Mixed Team category.

  • PERSEVERE - Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 6, 2008

    WASHINGTON D.C. - There were at least 26,000 motivations for running in the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 24th annual Aca,!A"Ten MilerAca,!A? here Saturday.

  • Gen. Wallace speaks at ROTC luncheon

    Oct 6, 2008

    Highlights of Gen. Wallace speech at the ROTC Luncheon at AUSA.

  • FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

    Oct 6, 2008

    FM 3-07 - Stability Operations Manual (.pdf download)

  • Army unveils new Stability Operations manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command today unveiled a new stability operations field manual, FM 3-07 at the annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army in Washington.

  • Gen. Wallace on FM 3-07

    Oct 6, 2008

    Gen. William Wallace, TRADOC Commander, shares his thoughts on the new FM 3-07 manual.

  • Lt. Gen. Caldwell on FM 3-07 Manual

    Oct 6, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell, Commanding General Combined Arms Center, shares his thoughts on the new FM 3-07 manual.

  • Combatives Tourney Caps Off "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, and Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez, U.S. Army Reserve Command, square off in a combatives tournament. This was the final event in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Detainee Operations at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command,conduct a search and detainee operation at an entry point during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Receiving the Next Task at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, receives a full magazine of simulation rounds just before the group of warriors conduct a room-clearing and hostage rescue scenario during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • USAPAC NCO Vies for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evaluation event Oct 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • A Moment's Respite at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evacuation event Oct 2. He was one 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Exercise helps 5th Bde. prepare for mission-readiness test

    Oct 3, 2008

    Successful execution of a comprehensive fire coordination exercise was the last step in preparing the Destroyer Brigade for its biggest challenge next February. The newest Stryker brigade in the Army, Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is scheduled to conduct its mission-readiness exercise in February at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, Calif. The field training exercise that ended last week at Yakima Training Center was exactly what the brigade needed to set the conditions for success in California.

  • USAPAC NCO Competes at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Zachary Ferrara responds to a grader after peforming emergency medical procedures on a casualty Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Signal for "Best Warrior" Success

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray uses aircraft landing signals after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Reserve Command's Top Competitor in Action

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray moves away from the aircraft after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Soldier of the Year Competes for DA Title

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Spc. Daniel Horner calls for a medical evacuation during the 9-line MEDEVAC event. He is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • MEDCOM Soldier Engages in "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier moves a casualty along before engaging targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • USASOC Soldiers Battle for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command's Spc. Barrett Kauling, 2007 Soldiers of the Year Sgt. Heyz Seeker, and Sgt. 1st Class Steven Kroll pose for pictures after Kauling and Kroll performed a medical evacuation Oct. 2. The two were two of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's NCO of the Year Takes Aim at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch fires at targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Top Compete at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch and Spc. Daniel Horner move away from aircraft after performing a medical evacuation. The two were competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Using a Cautious Approach

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, goes low in search of improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Moving with a Purpose

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, pulls a wounded Soldier out of the hostile zone during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • "Best Warrior" Soldiers Engage in Battle Drills

    Oct 2, 2008

    After recovering an injured Soldier from a hostile environment, Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operation Command, conducts a medical evaluation and explains treatment to the grader during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills event. This was the first event Oct. 2 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Every Soldier a Sensor

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, walks carefully through the lane to seek out improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Clearing the Course

    Oct 2, 2008

    After the smoke clears from the first improvised explosive device, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, continues through the lane to seek out other devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Night Course at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Shine a Light

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski, National Capital Region, opens a chem-light to guide the way during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Navigating Through "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Capital Region, prepares for the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • "Best Warrior" After Dark

    Oct 2, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, Army Materiel Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Late Night Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, U.S. Eighth Army competitor, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

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