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  • 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.


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  • 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 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?

  • 'All clear' at MOUT site

    Aug 1, 2008

    A mock Iraqi village is located in the heart of Fort Jackson Aca,!"Aca,!" complete with a mosque, cemetery, mayorAca,!a,,cs office, burned-out vehicles and Arabic street signs and graffiti. Basic Combat Training Soldiers get their first taste of what to expect during a future deployment through their training at the Military Operations on Urban Terrain site. Soldiers learn how to navigate rooms and clear buildings, explained Staff Sgt. Yamekeia Thompson, a drill sergeant with Company F, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment. The unit takes a Aca,!A"crawl, walk, runAca,!A? approach to training at the MOUT site. Last Friday, during the crawl phase, Soldiers learned how to enter and secure a room, following step-by-step instructions from their drill sergeants.

  • OnTrac eases IET Soldiers' return to civilian life

    Aug 1, 2008

    Amanda BuntonAca,!a,,cs lifelong dream has been to serve her country as a Soldier. Her aspirations to join the Army ended last week when her asthma became too serious for her to continue training. Bunton is not without a plan, however. Thanks to the OnTrac program, separating Soldiers, such as Bunton, are provided the tools and resources to enter the competitive job market.


    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team's Female Style and Accuracy competitors took Silver in overall country for the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • Studies reveal new generation gap

    Jul 31, 2008

    Recent research appears to validate what some Army leaders have said for years: todayAca,!a,,cs young recruits look at the world differently. The staff psychologist of the 75th Ranger Regiment traveled from Fort Benning to Stone Education Center July 25 to share his observations that explain this modern version of a generation gap between Soldiers entering the service today and their older NCOs and officers. His audience was senior commanders and NCOs, staff and civilian leaders.


    Jul 31, 2008

    The U.S. Army Parachute Team continues to battle for placement in the Women's division at the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • U.S. Army Parachute Team's Tennyson Takes Silver in World Games

    Jul 30, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Elisa Tennyson, a member of the U.S. Army Parachute Team, battled to hold on to second place during the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships in Slovakia.

  • What goes up

    Jul 28, 2008

    An Airborne student trains on the 250-foot towers during Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Batman Technologies Mirror Those of the Warfighter

    Jul 24, 2008

    Aca,!A"The Dark KnightAca,!A? has emerged once again in theatres with his futuristic technologies to help capture the infamous Joker. BatmanAca,!a,,cs needs for increased capabilities are parallel with that of todayAca,!a,,cs Soldiers and it appears so are some of his gadgets.

  • Guts and glory/Iron Squad Challenge draws tough competition

    Jul 24, 2008

    Thirty student pushed their bodies to the limit July 21 at the Noncommisioned Officer Academy's Iron Squad Challenge.

  • Father-daughter aviators fly together

    Jul 24, 2008

    CW5 Pat Hicks and his daughter CW3 Felicia Marlow flew together for the first time during refresher training in Daleville, Ala., this summer.

  • 'Sweet Home Alabama''/164th TAOG Soldiers return

    Jul 24, 2008

    After almost 14 months, the 164th TAOG returned July 20 to Fort Rucker from duty in Iraq and Kuwait.

  • Cadet Links Football to Army Leadership

    Jul 23, 2008

    Story describes Army recruiters' involvement at an all-star high school football game. A West Point cadet was the key note speaker at the game's banquet. Army recruiters provided the ceremonial coin, the color guard, national anthem singer, and Army air tunnels. The Army's intense exposure at community event shows recruiters care for local community sports.

  • Mechanic Platform Answers Technology Needs of Soldiers

    Jul 22, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Aca,!" The days of repairing vehicles while standing on a lug nut or tire of 5-ton vehicles are coming to an end, as the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command seeks solutions to the needs of warfighter.

  • Having a blast at Remagen

    Jul 22, 2008

    Soldiers who start Basic Combat Training usually know that training requires them to push themselves to the edge physically. However, the most dangerous training they will undergo during their 10 weeks in BCT does not involve running, sit-ups or push-ups. At the Remagen Hand Grenade Range, Soldiers learn the proper technique of throwing M-67 hand grenades Aca,!"Aca,!" lethal weapons that detonate within three to five seconds after being activated.

  • Army Partners with Wisconsin All-Star Game

    Jul 22, 2008

    OSHKOSH, Wis. -- The U.S. Army Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion partnered with the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association for their all-star game July 19. Army air tunnels were used to introduce the Wisconsin high school football players. The battalion executive officer provided a unit coin for the coin toss. Army recruiters conducted a color guard and a recruiter sang the national anthem.


    Jul 21, 2008

    The Golden Knights' Female Style and Accuracy Team head to the Slovak Republic for the 30th FAI World Style and Accuracy Parachuting Championships.

  • USAAC Soldiers win top TRADOC titles

    Jul 21, 2008

    A Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor from the University of Wisconsin Aca,!" La Crosse, and an infantryman from Fort Benning, Ga., were named the 2008 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command NCO and Soldier of the Year.

  • Wrangler Brigade Leads in Combat Fashion

    Jul 21, 2008

    Soldiers of the 4th Sustainment Brigade stationed here are heading out for combat in style these days, with the new Army Combat Shirt added to their combat gear as the latest and greatest uniform addition.

  • Fort Drum civilian employee earns top antiterrorism award

    Jul 18, 2008

    Anyone who lives or works on Fort Drum should feel extremely safe. The Installation Management Command has chosen John Simard, Fort Drum's installation antiterrorism officer, as the best antiterrorism program manager for all Army installations for the year 2007, winning his program $100,000.

  • Carlisle Barracks unveils new Army Family Housing

    Jul 18, 2008

    Carlisle Barracks unveils new Army Family Housing

  • Carlisle Barracks begins demolition of College Arms homes

    Jul 18, 2008

  • Ordway blazes new trail of discovery for USASMA

    Jul 18, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Acadmey is moving the Sergeants Major Course of instruction into the future with the help of thin client technology and a focus geared more towards educating senior NCOs about the opereational and strategic implications for the Army.

  • TRADOC recruiting

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Department of Defense is seeking good men and women to fill the ranks of our military. Gail McCabe spoke with deputy commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, where quality is as much an issue as quantity.

  • New Army parents to get more time at home

    Jul 17, 2008

    Military mothers of newborns, and certain Army parents adopting a child, will be able to stay home longer before deploying or serving overseas starting Aug. 1.

  • Foreclosure: Garrison brings together experts on surviving the housing crisis

    Jul 17, 2008

    In southern Florida, U.S. Army Garrison Aca,!" Miami is continuing to partner with other public and private agencies to educate members of the South Florida military community who are concerned, in default, or facing foreclosure; to give them tools to empower and protect them so they can avoid foreclosure and minimize financial damage.

  • Fort Lee Chaplains Focus on Team Ministry

    Jul 17, 2008

    For God and Country. ItAca,!a,,cs the motto that has served the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps for more than 200 years. With the 233rd anniversary of the Chaplain Corps approaching, this serves as a time to reflect on the role of chaplains in todayAca,!a,,cs Army.

  • Advanced Culinary Course Emphasizes Technique

    Jul 17, 2008

    The Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course, taught at the Army Center for Excellence, Subsistence, Quartermaster Center and School, is in the fifth iteration this year and is considered the big leagues of military culinary training.

  • Thirty 49th Soldiers Reaffirm Their Commitment to Service

    Jul 17, 2008

    Thirty Soldiers of the 49th Quartermaster Group raise their hands to the oath of enlistment during a mass reenlistment ceremony held near the Group headquarters. Family members were invited to witness the ceremony on the parade field.

  • Training tool deploying for first time in August

    Jul 16, 2008

    A team here is preparing to deploy a tool in early August that promises to make training easier, more efficient, and more meaningful for units preparing to deploy to Iraq.

  • Vice Chief takes final flight

    Jul 16, 2008

    U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard A. Cody completed his final flight as an active-duty aviator at Fort Rucker July 11.

  • Aviation Branch welcomes Barclay

    Jul 15, 2008

    Brig. Gen. James O. Barclay III assumed command of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker on July 11.

  • Golden earns star

    Jul 15, 2008

    Col. Walter M. Golden Jr. was promoted to brigadier general in an Honor Eagle ceremony at Fort Rucker on July 2.

  • Wounded warrior gets ESPY nod

    Jul 14, 2008

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

  • Army Wife Shares Story to Inspire Others

    Jul 9, 2008

    Becoming a Family means different things to different people. For some it may mean getting married, for others, it may mean having a child. For military wife Devin Patton, it meant finally feeling like a member of the Army Family. Her initial feelings of loneliness and transitioning to life in a new Army community became the topic of a story Patton wrote about in the recently published book, Aca,!A"Household Baggage Handlers.Aca,!A?

  • Anew at 42: Army Provides Soldier with Fulfilling Life Opportunity

    Jul 9, 2008

    Pvt. Felecia Letzeisen has been known to carry around a photo album with pictures of her property back home in Indiana. It shows the land before cultivation Aca,!" barren and bare Aca,!" and after Aca,!" lush and green. She is proud of what she has accomplished with it. Aca,!A"I like sharing beauty with the world, and during a time of war, beauty will bring a smile to anyoneAca,!a,,cs heart,Aca,!A? said the Company A, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade Soldier. LetzeisenAca,!a,,cs personal story is also a thing of beauty, somewhat a tale of cultivation and one that certainly has a few unwritten chapters.

  • Fort Lee Commanding General Reaches Out to Soldiers

    Jul 9, 2008

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers probably has a tremendous list of tasks awaiting his attention as the new commanding general, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee. Connecting with Soldiers is one of them, and the 55-year-old didnAca,!a,,ct waste any time in doing so. In less than a month after taking the helm at Fort Lee, he extended his hand in support, bringing in nationally-known music artists for a free, open-to-the public concert event that was held June 27.

  • Promoting Safety with HEAT

    Jul 9, 2008

    The HEAT is a simple yet sophisticated training module that represents an up-armored Humvee. The purpose of the training, which was deemed mandatory for every enlisted Soldier since September 2007 by the DoD, is to simulate a Humvee rollover.

  • Warriors Celebrate Anniversary

    Jul 9, 2008

    The Fort Lee Warrior Transition Unit celebrated its one year conception on July 2, and Capt. David Payne, WTU commander, said the WTU is ingrained in his heart forever.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year

    Jul 8, 2008

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

  • Fort Eustis, Newport News sign Army Community Covenant

    Jul 7, 2008

    Article and photo about Newport News and Fort Eustis signing the Army Community Covenant.

  • Fort Eustis, Newport News sign Army Community Covenant

    Jul 5, 2008

    Article and photo about Fort Eustis and Newport News, Va., signing Army Community Covenant.

  • Husband and wife reenlist during mass reenlistment

    Jul 4, 2008

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" Stability and benefits are two of the many reasons Soldiers serving in Iraq elected to stay in the Army July 4, during the largest reenlistment ceremony of deployed Soldiers the Iraq theater has seen at Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory.

  • 1,215 servicemembers re-up in Iraq

    Jul 4, 2008

    Servicemembers from all over Iraq gathered in the Al Faw Palace rotunda at Camp Victory, Baghdad, to re-enlist and celebrate Independence Day.

  • Leaders of tomorrow train at Fort Lewis

    Jul 3, 2008

    Every summer, Fort Lewis, becomes the home for the largest U.S. Army training exercise in the continental United States, Operation Warrior Forge. The exercise, also known as the Leader Development and Assessment Course, is how Army Reserve Officer Training Corps trains and assesses the next generation of officers prior to their being commissioned as second lieutenants.

  • DOD sets joint standards for enlistee waivers

    Jul 2, 2008

    The Department of Defense has now set standards for how individual services will offer waivers to those it recruits.

  • Army officially recognizes USASMA spouse leadership training, lists in ATRRS

    Jul 2, 2008

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, and the Army took a big step in recognizing that support through this yearAca,!a,,cs Spouse Leadership Development Course classes.


    Jun 30, 2008

    Geraldo Rivera, ESPN's Crawford and Jacobson, and Fox New's Ainsley Earhardt--National News Hosts who Tout Army's Message Through A Unique Experience with the Golden Knights.

  • Family Strong, Like Father Like Daughter

    Jun 30, 2008

    When you think about a teenager joining the army you can envision the parent or parents taking their child to the airport to see them off to basic training. However, that was not the case with Mario and Gabrielle Alejandrino.

  • Army combatives training is helping today's Soldier become more effective

    Jun 27, 2008

    Because the modern Soldier spends more time clearing rooms and engaging the enemy in hand-to-hand combat than those Soldiers before him, a renewed emphasis has been put on the importance of subduing an enemy without a weapon. That isnAca,!a,,ct to say Soldiers of yesteryear never had to rely on a swift hand to best an enemy. ItAca,!a,,cs just that AmericaAca,!a,,cs desert Soldier of the 21st century finds himself coming into close contact with the enemy on a more frequent basis than before. And thanks to a former Fort Lewis Army Ranger, todayAca,!a,,cs Soldier is becoming better trained to effectively neutralize that close-quarters threat.

  • Feedback to aid in future Stryker vehicle upgrades

    Jun 27, 2008

    In its continuing mission to keep todayAca,!a,,cs Stryker brigade combat teams equipped with the latest and greatest upgrades, the Training and Doctrine Command capabilities manager, SBCT, and program manager, Stryker showcased its new innovations, June 18 at the 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment motor pool. Not only did the TCM SBCT want to give Soldiers a glimpse into future Stryker add-ons, They were looking for input, too. TCM SBCT Senior Program Analyst for Futures and Current Operations, Sean Hunter, said they were there to get feedback from Soldiers familiar with the vehicle.

  • Army hosts national youth 'cyber' science fair

    Jun 26, 2008

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

  • Fort Lee Bike Patrols Aims to Strengthen Neighborhood Relations

    Jun 26, 2008

    Fort Lee Bike patrol officers Sgt. Torrian Peterson, Sgt. Chante Williams, and Sgt. Scott Thompson prepare for training in community policing. The main component of the new initiative with the Fort Lee Police is community involvement.


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