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  • Follow Mom

    Sep 29, 2008

    Feature story on parent and child who join the Army together.

  • Last-Minute Adjustments

    Sep 29, 2008

    The Army National Guard's Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino receives some last-minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Larry Ganieany, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Testing Army Knowledge

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command NCO of the year, answers questions during her board appearance at the 2008 Department of the Army Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition held Sept. 29 Aca,!" Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Ready for the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Best Warrior Begins With Board Appearance

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales of the U.S. Army Forces Command awaits her turn prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Sound Advice

    Sep 29, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins gets instructions from Sgt. Maj. Alice Dallman while his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal looks on. Wiggins was competing in the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Attention to Detail

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins of the U.S. Army Medical Command gets a few last minute uniform adjustments from his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Anthony McDougal prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Awaiting the Board

    Sep 29, 2008

    U.S. Army Europe's Staff Sgt. Jonathan "Jack" Higgs awaits the word to knock and enter just prior to his board appearance during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Final Preparation

    Sep 29, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski of the National Capital Region, gets in some last minute study time from his sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Gary Bouchard, prior to the board appearance event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Lawmakers bid farewell on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

    Sep 29, 2008

    Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter retire on Fort Myer's Whipple Field

  • Retirement Ceremony

    Sep 29, 2008

    Retirement ceremony took place 24 Sept. 08 for Sen. Warner, Congressman Hunter

  • Wright Flyer 'returns' to Fort Myer after 100 years

    Sep 29, 2008

    It took a century to achieve, but for the hundreds gathered in Fort Myer's Conmy Hall this month, it was well worth it.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes each competitor to the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition during a Welcome Social Sept. 28 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Welcome Warriors

    Sep 29, 2008

    The 24 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from 12 major commands gathered Sept. 28 for a Welcome Social to kick off the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Getting down to size - One woman's journey to lose weight, get healthy

    Sep 25, 2008

    Cindy McLafferty, a nursesAca,!a,,c assistant at Moncrief Army Community Hospital, has been trying to lose weight for 24 years. Nothing seemed to work until the right diet, rigorous exercise and her husbandAca,!a,,cs deployment combined for a losing recipe. The Army spouse had started to gain weight in 1984 after undergoing two brain surgeries.

  • APS ups the tempo

    Sep 25, 2008

    When Pvt. David Gates dropped out of high school during 11th grade five years ago, he thought it was the right thing to do. Aca,!A"My family really didnAca,!a,,ct have enough money to support me to go to school,Aca,!A? he said. Aca,!A"I thought it was in my best interest to leave, so that my family could take care of my (four) sisters.Aca,!A? He started to work as a trim carpenter, but soon found out how hard it was to make a living without a high school diploma. Aca,!A"My life wasnAca,!a,,ct really going anywhere. I wasnAca,!a,,ct really moving up in life,Aca,!A? he said. GatesAca,!a,,c career took a big step forward when he graduated with a GED from the Army Preparatory School Sept. 17, allowing him to move on to Basic Combat Training. Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cve always thought about going to the Army, ever since I was a little kid,Aca,!A? he said. Many of the 43 students who graduated in GatesAca,!a,,c class Aca,!"Aca,!" the largest to date Aca,!"Aca,!" share similar stories.

  • Country first, college second - AIT Soldier declines to defer deployment for school

    Sep 25, 2008

    Like many of her fellow Soldiers, when Pvt. Tanya Otto joined the Wisconsin National Guard, she planned on taking advantage of the many benefits available to her, including money to help pay for college. She has already completed one semester. But unlike many in her position, there is one benefit she declined to exercise Aca,!"Aca,!" the college-first option.

  • Joining the Army part of marriage pact

    Sep 25, 2008

    Getting married is a big step that brings about a lot of changes. For one new husband on Fort Jackson, an unscheduled career change was part of the deal. Pfc. Jeffrey Lang had no military background and was working construction in his native California when he met his wife of five months, Pfc. Kimberly Lang. KimberlyAca,!a,,cs father has been a Marine for 26 years and her brother is in the Army, so it was not too surprising when she decided to enlist.

  • Tour teaches educators about a Soldier's life

    Sep 25, 2008

    Sometimes, the most influential people in a childAca,!a,,cs life are his teachers. Because they spend most of their days and all their careers focused on youth development and education, teachers are in a unique position to know a lot about whatAca,!a,,cs best for a child. The more teachers know, the better they can help children. The National EducatorsAca,!a,,c Tour aims to make sure teachers from around the country get an accurate look at what a Soldier goes through when he or she first joins the Army, as well as what the Army lifestyle is and has to offer AmericaAca,!a,,cs sons and daughters. This yearAca,!a,,cs tour at Fort Jackson took place last week.

  • RDECOM Demonstrates Samples of its Newest Technologies at the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 25, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • RDECOM Showcases Technologies at 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference

    Sep 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command participated in the 2008 Infantry Warfighter Conference Sept. 16 to 17 in Columbus, Ga. Six of nine RDECOM laboratories and technology centers showcased technologies, demonstrating the innovations the Army is working towards for the Warfighter.

  • Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program Fires First Round From a Fully Automated Cannon

    Sep 24, 2008

    The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs Future Combat Systems (FCS) Program successfully fired the first artillery projectile from the Manned Ground Vehicle (MGV) Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Prototype Sept. 22 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Ariz.,. The NLOS-C, which has the ability to rapidly deliver precision munitions in both urban and conventional battle space and is the lead prototype in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs family of eight FCS Manned Ground Vehicles (MGVs)

  • 2-9 Tankers thunder through training

    Sep 24, 2008

    These days it is hard to gain that kind of experience outside the battlefield unless Soldiers train at the Close Combat Tactical Trainer center, which is exactly what the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment did Sept. 19 at Camp Hovey.

  • Pilots fly Lakota to Sioux powwow

    Sep 23, 2008

    Fort PolkAca,!a,,cs 5th Aviation Battalion has been flying the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new utility helicopter for a year, and recently pilots had a chance to meet the namesake of their birds, the Lakota tribe of South Dakota.

  • Fort Lee Supports DA "Best Warrior" Competition

    Sep 23, 2008

    ItAca,!a,,cs that time of year again. For the past six months, Team Lee Aca,!" the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee and tenant units Aca,!" have readied the stage for the annual Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Best Warrior Competition.

  • 'Best Warrior' to challenge Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2008

    A select group of Soldiers will take center stage during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year, Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 28 Aca,!" Oct. 3.

  • Army fires first round from cannon on FCS chassis

    Sep 23, 2008

    The Future Combat Systems program successfully fired the first artillery projectile from the manned ground vehicle non-line-of-sight cannon prototype.

  • Icon of Photography: Yu spends 50 years documenting Soldiers

    Sep 22, 2008

    The 71-year-old photographer, Yu, Hu Son, has followed 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers throughout the Korean peninsula for more than 50 years.

  • 1st BSTB learns NBC during Spartan Stakes

    Sep 22, 2008

    Chemical and biological attacks are a threat to a Soldier's life. To help mitigate this threat, Soldiers from 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion conducted training on Nuclear Biological and Chemical tasks Aug. 12-22 at Camp Hovey.

  • Medics receive battlemind training to help fellow Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2008

    Hundreds of Fort Drum Soldiers received training last week on one aspect of war that does not always take precedence: the battle of the mind.

  • Augusta civilians in Army boots

    Sep 19, 2008

    Citizen leaders go through tough Army training introduction.

  • Fort Rucker gets Ready

    Sep 19, 2008

    Fort Rucker community gets Ready.

  • 82nd Airborne stages to aid Ike-stricken states

    Sep 19, 2008

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, 72 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, N.C., Soldiers arrived here Sept. 13. While here they staged to prepare to provide support to devastated areas in Texas and Louisiana.

  • No price gouging here

    Sep 19, 2008

    As local stations increased their prices significantly on September 12, Fort Rucker's gas price rose only three cents, even though our supplier cost rose by 35 cents.

  • 3rd ESC Sustainment photos from Iraq

    Sep 19, 2008

  • Chicagoland Soldiers are Recognized for Their Service on 9-11

    Sep 17, 2008

    Chicagoland Soldiers are recognized for the continued service in a Service Recognition Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Plaza along the Chicago River September 11, 2008. The ceremony was officiated by Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va. and included a Soldier reenlistment, recruitment awards and a future Solider swear-in.

  • Recruiter earns Soldier's Medal for lifesaving actions on German autobahn

    Sep 16, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Alden thought heAca,!a,,cd left behind his duties as a volunteer firefighter when he deployed as one of Albany BattalionAca,!a,,cs Europe Detachment recruiters in 2006. On Feb. 21 of this year, however, he put his past training to the test in the face of a highway emergency and saved the life of a German driver by helping him escape from his flaming car and administering life-saving first aid. As a result of this heroic action, Sgt. 1st Class Alden was awarded the SoldierAca,!a,,cs Medal on Aug. 28.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers Recognized for Their Service on 9-11

    Sep 16, 2008

  • 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine)

    Sep 16, 2008

    The 129th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine,) U.S. Army Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, is a self-contained and deployable veterinary animal treatment facility. It is one of only three mobile veterinary clinics in the U.S. Army regularly conducting field exercises.

  • DAC provides a unique service-radiographic expertise

    Sep 15, 2008

    The U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) located in McAlester, Okla. offers unique ammunition-related services; one of those services is the availability of subject matter experts (SME) who provide answers to technical questions related to the radiographic inspection of ammunition or ammunition related items.

  • Sentinel

    Sep 15, 2008

    Fort McPherson web site showing coverage and information about the Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant Ceremony held at the Georgia State Capitol Sept. 9, 2008. The Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant is designed to develop and foster effective state and community partnerships with the Armed Forces in improving the quality of life for Service Members and their Families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state.

  • Mom, widow finds strength in supporting others

    Sep 15, 2008

    Shelly Hall, widow or Army aviator Kelly Hall, who died in a training accident, was one of the keynote speakers at the Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant Ceremony held at the Georgia State Capitol Sept. 9, 2008. The Georgia Armed Forces Community Covenant is designed to develop and foster effective state and community partnerships with the Armed Forces in improving the quality of life for Service Members and their Families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer from state to state.

  • Local Soldier Shares Spotlight with Robot

    Sep 12, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Stephan Faddis was just doing his job Aca,!" demonstrating a small unmanned ground vehicle to a group of tourists on the National Mall in the nationAca,!a,,cs capitol Aca,!" when a magazine photographer took his picture. A few months later, Faddis received a call from his co-workers at Fort Bliss, Texas, who were excited to discover a picture of the same unmanned ground vehicle on the cover of the August issue of Army magazine. And standing at the controls just behind the robot happened to be Faddis.

  • Defense Language Institute 67th Anniversary Ball

    Sep 11, 2008

    Announcement for DLIFLC Anniversary celebration in Monterey Calif.

  • JACKS - a single knowledge center for the CBRN community

    Sep 11, 2008

    JACKS is a Web-based knowledge management system that provides information for the CBRN defense community, regardless of the agency, equipment manager or data owner.

  • Chemical defense collaboration helps protect Warfighter, nation

    Sep 11, 2008

    Collaborative research here leads to countermeasures to protect the Soldiers and ultimately protects the nation.

  • APG is home to all kinds of 'critters'

    Sep 11, 2008

    Feature on a unique motorcycle that looks like a very small car on three wheels.

  • Test your Readiness Quotient

    Sep 11, 2008

    Take the readiness quotient test.

  • Suicide prevention theme focuses on mental health

    Sep 11, 2008

    With the theme: "Shoulder-to-Shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone," the U.S. Army and the Installation Management Command are encouraging awareness by Soldiers, family members and civilians about programs, training and resources available to assist in suicide prevention.

  • 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.

  • Female Combat Veterans Share Experiences Through Exhibit

    Sep 10, 2008

    Soldiers from Fort Lee, Va., contributed to the Richmond Visual Art Center's exhibit highlighting female Soldier stories.

  • Chaplain Recalls Fear, Confusion, Faith During 9/11 Attack

    Sep 10, 2008

  • Installation Warrior in Transition Gets Extensive Vehicle Makeover Courtesy of 'NASCAR Angels&#

    Sep 10, 2008

    Hundreds of thousands of viewers nationwide will have the opportunity to see a Fort Lee Soldier get a vehicle makeover. Spc. Josh Grant, assigned to the postAca,!a,,cs Warrior Transition Unit, had his model year 2004 pickup truck refurbished courtesy of the nationally syndicated TV show, Aca,!A"NASCAR Angels.Aca,!A?

  • Fort Eustis goes country

    Sep 10, 2008

    Aaron Tippin, country music star, visits Soldiers at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Gen. Wallace's Seuss-isms on Leadership

    Sep 9, 2008

    In a speech to the 2008 graduating class of the United States Military Preparatory School at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace gave future West Point cadets a unique perspective on Army Strong leadership. General Wallace relayed his leadership philosophy to future Army officers conveyed through the works of Dr. Seuss; both timeless and classic. -Posted online with permission from Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P.-

  • All in the Family

    Sep 8, 2008

    Article explores trend at Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion where recruiters and commanders are enlisting family members.

  • Employees walk for the battle against cancer

    Sep 8, 2008

    Sierra Army Depot joins with the local community to Celebrate, Remeber, and Fight Back, to help raise money for the American Cancer Society in its mission to eliminate cancer as a major health issue.

  • Soldier earns Silver Star for actions in Iraq

    Sep 8, 2008

    Master Sergeant Eric J. Geressy, a student of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sergeants Major Course Class 59, was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his action on Sept. 4, 2007 while serving as the First Sergeant of Eagle Company, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, assigned to Multi-National Division-Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Tuskegee Airman Looks to Today's Soldiers

    Sep 5, 2008

    Describing the Soldiers of the 832nd Ordnance Battalion as Aca,!A"co-workers for democracy,Aca,!A? a World War II Tuskegee Airman told the young Soldiers that the U.S. is depending on them to be ready when their country needs them.

  • Combat Medic Receives Bronze Star with Valor

    Sep 5, 2008

    Spc. Ryan Martinette earned a Bronze Star with Valor while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom two years ago. More importantly, he learned to give of himself, learned what it is to be a Soldier and found out what it means to be a combat medic.

  • Team Lee Stresses Suicide Awareness

    Sep 5, 2008

    Fort Lee will focus its efforts for National Suicide Prevention Week, which runs Sunday through Sept. 13. The U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs theme for this year is Aca,!A"Shoulder to Shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone.Aca,!A?

  • Cooking With Pena and the ROK

    Sep 5, 2008

    Pvt. Genifer Pena, a food service specialist with the 106th Medical Detachment, prepares potato salad with Sgt. Nam, Jae Min, the senior chief food specialist with the 1st Military Working Dog Center, Chuncheon, South Korea. For 9 days she was imbedded with the ROK cooks as the 129th Medical Detachment deployed and provided veterinarian assistance to the MWDC. Her mission was to prepare an American dish with every meal for both the ROK and U.S. Soldiers.

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS SWEEP CANOPY PILOTING COMPETITION, DONATES PRIZE MONEY TO WOUNDED WARRIOR FOUNDATION.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS' 2008 ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION UNDERWAY.

    Sep 4, 2008

  • Big Red One Rocks at Harley-Davidson's 105th Anniversary

    Aug 28, 2008

    MILWAUKEE -- The 1st Infantry Division Rock Band from Fort Riley, Kan., was the opening act for the Harley-Davidson 105th anniversary celebration Aug. 28. During World War I, almost half of all Harley-Davidson motorcycles produced were sold for use by the U.S. military. At war's end, it is estimated that the Army used some 20,000 motorcycles in their efforts, most of which were Harley-Davidson. When World War II ended, Harley-Davidson had produced almost 90,000 WLA models for military use.

  • Task Force Mountain

    Aug 28, 2008

    Taskforcemountain.com is the official site for news and information regarding the Soldiers of Task Force Mountain, Multi National Division - Center, Iraq.

  • TRADOC Tags Top Retention Troops

    Aug 28, 2008

    Three TRADOC NCOs win top 2008 titles for Career Counseling and Retention of Army Soldiers.

  • Preparedness campaign rolling out just in time

    Aug 27, 2008

    Fort Rucker commanders are doing everything possible to help prepare community members for potential disastersAca,!"natural and man-made.

  • Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers

    Aug 27, 2008

    Army Trial Defense Service protects Soldiers - Double Jeopardy isn't just the second round of a television game show. It also deals with how people are protected from repeated prosecution and punishment for the same crime.

  • Iraqi Freedom veteran and Paralympic athlete throws first pitch; new inductees raise hands, join mil

    Aug 26, 2008

    The Augusta GreenJacketsAca,!a,,c Olympics/Military Appreciation Night held Aug. 15 at Lake Olmstead in Augusta, Ga., was packed full of surprises. Fans of the Augusta GreenJackets broke a record Friday night, Aug. 15, when the season attendance passed the 177, 780 mark that was set a year ago, according to Billy Byler, a local sports writer with The Augusta Chronicle newspaper.

  • September Soldiers Magazine focuses on Army gaming

    Aug 25, 2008

    The September issue of Soldiers magazine highlights the use of gaming throughout the Army. The same technologies used in popular video games are being leveraged to help entertain, rehabilitate and train Soldiers like never before.

  • 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17

    Aug 25, 2008

    Fort Benning Aca,!" The Commanding General of the United States Army Infantry Center will host the 2008 Infantry Warfighting Conference Sept. 15-17 at the Columbus Iron Works and Trade Center, Columbus, Ga. The theme for this yearsAca,!a,,c conference is: "The Infantry: Heart of the Army in the Contemporary Operational Environment." The conference assembles Army leaders with recent experience in combat, training for combat, and with Army transformation and modularity. The aim of the conference is to identify the methods that are working well in preparation and in execution of the Global War On Terrorism and to see how future systems will benefit Soldiers.

  • Comment: Soldiers benefit from education in today's Army

    Aug 22, 2008

    Soldiers today need to be more adaptable than ever before in the Army's history Aca,!" and the enlisted education system is helping them succeed in the face of that challenge.

  • AMC Soldiers, civilians learn combat medical skills

    Aug 22, 2008

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Aug. 20, 2008) Ac"a,! Aca,!A"YouAca,!a,,cre under fire, what are you going to do'Aca,!A? This is the question assistant training facilitator, Sgt. Cheryl Lewandowski shouted in the ear of Department of the Army civilian employee Ted Shelton as he faced a deployed personAca,!a,,cs worst nightmare Aca,!" a battlefield casualty with multiple life-threatening injuries.

  • Father and daughter start Army family tradition in BCT

    Aug 21, 2008

    When Pvt. Gabrielle Alejandrino came home from school one day last year and told her father Mario, a mortgage broker, about wanting to join the Army, he was not exactly happy. Less than a year later, MarioAca,!a,,cs only daughter is in Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson Aca,!"Aca,!" but so is he.

  • Experiencing the Women's Auxiliary Corps

    Aug 20, 2008

    Debbie Kilpatrick, a Fort Lee environmental protection specialist, recalls her experience with the Women's Auxiliary Corps, in celebrating the history upon Women's Equality Day Aug. 26.

  • APFRI Health Day provides tools for healthier living

    Aug 19, 2008

    Health Day is the first entry of a year-long series of educational programs for the joint, interagency and international student body at the Army War College. APFRI links education about health and well-being with leader readiness. Presentations include world-class speakers who address the latest findings in health promotion and risk factor reduction research.

  • Peacekeeping

    Aug 18, 2008

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

  • Army honors post BOSS program

    Aug 15, 2008

    Army honors Fort Rucker BOSS program

  • Citadel Cadets take lesson from drill sergeant candidates

    Aug 15, 2008

    Upperclassmen cadets from The Citadel were pushed to their limits Saturday when they came to Fort Jackson to get a taste of teamwork and leadership. The cadets, who will act as The CitadelAca,!a,,cs drill sergeants to the 2008 incoming freshmen class, completed the Confidence Course and the Team Development Course under the guidance of drill sergeant candidates from the Drill Sergeant School.

  • Soldiering from Day One: Blended Reception reduces down time during in-processing

    Aug 15, 2008

    Down time is a thing of the past for Soldiers arriving at Fort JacksonAca,!a,,cs 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) for Basic Combat Training; that is because under a new reception process they begin soldierization on Day One. This process, known as Blended Reception, began as an effort to provide a more efficient and effective way of in-processing Soldiers as well as training them. It began as a pilot program in 2007 and was implemented across Fort Jackson in January.

  • USACAPOC(A) Air Operations

    Aug 14, 2008

    U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) prepare for airborne operations at Fort Bragg, N.C., at the United States Army Special Operations Command mock trainer on Saturday, July 27, 2008.

  • Middle Eastern Artillery officers travel to Fort Sill for symposium

    Aug 14, 2008

    The meeting was supposed to get no publicity. The presence of the senior foreign officers was to be released only on a Aca,!A"need to knowAca,!A? basis. Unfortunately for security officers, it was impossible to hide a group of Middle Eastern officers, dressed in their countryAca,!a,,cs uniforms, from the people of Fort Sill and Lawton, Okla.

  • Arlington County and Fort Myer sign Community Covenant

    Aug 13, 2008

    Arlington County and Fort Myer signed a Community Covenant Aug. 7

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 12, 2008

    Warriors Compete U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Public Affairs Office FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USACAPOC (A) News Service, May 14, 2008) Aca,!" Two Army Reserve Civil Affairs Soldiers scored first place in their respective categories during a five-day competition of military wits and physical endurance at Camp Rilea, Ore., May 9, 2008. Spc. Kimo Bandmann, assigned to the 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, Pleasant Grove, Utah, and Staff Sgt. William K. Sauder, assigned to the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion, Columbus, Ohio, were the champions of the competition in both the Soldier and noncommissioned officer categories respectively in the Best Warrior Competition hosted annually by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne). Aca,!A"The competition is designed to evaluate and sharpen the warrior skills of the best Soldiers and noncommissioned officers within the command,Aca,!A? said Command Sgt. Maj. Neil C. Huepel, the senior enlisted noncommissioned officer assigned to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C. Aca,!A"These competitors represent not only the command, but also the best Warrior Citizens within the U.S. Army Reserve.Aca,!A? Nine other Soldiers from across the commandAca,!a,,cs 27-state region competed in the competition, which included specific events like running a beach obstacle course, conducting an Army physical fitness test, mastering both day and night land navigation courses, qualifying with a rifle and grenade launcher, completing a list of ten Army common training tasks and answering questions before a six-member board. Sauder, a native Dublin, Ohio, is a combat veteran with eight years in the Army while Bandmann a resident of Springville, Utah, is new to the Army Reserve, spending four previous years within the U.S. Navy special warfare community. The two USACAPOC(A) winners will compete at the Army Reserve wide Best Warrior Competition in July. This Army Reserve-wide competition marks another event demonstrating the professional growth of the U.S. Army Reserve Soldier as it celebrates its centennial anniversary. USACAPOC(A) is five percent of the U.S. Army Reserve CommandAca,!a,,cs force and is responsible for 20 percent of the Army Reserve deployments. The command is comprised of nearly 10,000 Soldiers in 67 units across 27 states. USACAPOC(A) is home to 94 percent of the Department of DefenseAca,!a,,cs CA capability and 71 percent of the DoDAca,!a,,cs PSYOP capability. - USACAPOC (A) -

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers tour RDECOM

    Aug 12, 2008

    A group of 10th Mountain Division Soldiers got to meet the scientists and engineers behind the technologies that give them a fighting edge on the battlefield and get a sneak peek at what's in the pipeline during a recent tour of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities.

  • USASMA welcomes Sergeants Major Course Class 59

    Aug 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy welcomed the 645 senior noncommissioned officers of Sergeants Major Course Class 59 during opening ceremonies Aug. 8 in the Kenneth W. Cooper Lecture Center East Auditorium at the academy, Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Army Strong Against Cancer Team Supports American Cancer Society Event

    Aug 11, 2008

    Sierra Army Depot's team, Army Strong Against Cancer, participates in the American Cancer Society's signature event, Relay for Life.

  • Tomahawk fury/Training event prepares pilots for war zone

    Aug 8, 2008

    Student pilots flew to Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., to shoot Hellfire misiles for the first time during the culminating event for the AH-64D Apache Longbow and OH-58D Kiowa Warrior classes.

  • Injured Soldier's perseverance inspires others

    Aug 8, 2008

    After he lost his leg in an explosion, Sgt. 1st Class Roy Mitchell had a choice: give up or thrive in life. He chose the latter.

  • Chiarelli takes oath as vice chief

    Aug 5, 2008

    In a Pentagon ceremony Monday afternoon, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates promoted Lt. Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli to four-star general and Army Secretary Pete Geren administered ChiarelliAca,!a,,cs oath of office as the ArmyAca,!a,,cs 32nd vice chief of staff.

  • Army Hero Finally Gets Purple Heart

    Aug 4, 2008

    Describes a Military Intelligence Soldier's delayed receipt of the Purple Heart award.

  • Army giving opportunity to America's youth through preparatory school

    Aug 4, 2008

    Today the Army opens the doors for a new opportunity to help young men and women who fall short on the education needed to join the Army as the Army Preparatory School at Fort Jackson, S.C., accepts students.

  • Carlisle, Carlisle Barracks recognize more than 250-year partnership

    Aug 4, 2008

    For more than 250 years Carlisle and Carlisle Barracks have been community partners. On Aug. 1, the two formally recognized that relationship at an Army Community Covenant signing ceremony held on the Square in downtown Carlisle.

  • Carlisle, Carlisle Barracks recognize more than 250-year partnership

    Aug 4, 2008

    Army Community Covenant signing at Carlisle Barracks.

  • AMC pilot program identifies, tracks contractors

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Synchronized Pre-deployment Operational Tracker Aca,!" or SPOT Aca,!" may soon make access for contractors to American installations easier.

  • On-post housing opens to single Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2008

    FORT RUCKER, Ala.--Embracing the idea that every Soldier plays an important part in the Army Family, Fort Rucker's Picerne Military Housing recently opened all three Family housing neighborhoods to single Soldiers interested in living on post.

  • Drills prepare warriors for combat reality

    Aug 1, 2008

    AIT Soldiers train for urban combat at Fort Rucker's forward operating base.

  • Post celebrates new commander's arrival

    Aug 1, 2008

    Within minutes of taking command, Fort JacksonAca,!a,,cs new leader showed he is willing to buck tradition in favor of the welfare of his Soldiers. At his Change of Command ceremony July 24, before beginning his speech, incoming commander Brig. Gen. Bradley MayAca,!a,,cs first official order was for the Soldiers standing in formation, as the Carolina sun beat down on them, to stand, Aca,!A"at ease and shake it out. Loosen up a little bit, get the blood flowing.Aca,!A?

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