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  • Soldiers in Iraq Remember Smith's Bravery Under Fire

    Apr 5, 2008

    Exactly five years after his heroic actions, Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, the 3rd Infantry Division's 51st Medal of Honor recipient, was remembered in a ceremony April 4 at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Ingenuity keeps Apache pilots flying

    Apr 4, 2008

    Fort Rucker's Hanchey Heliport Aviation Life Support Equipment shop solved a serious problem with the sight alignment on the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System that AH-64 Apache pilots use when flying.

  • Royal treatment: Miss Alabama shares values, patriotic spirit

    Apr 4, 2008

    During her visit to Fort Rucker March 25-26 Miss Alabama Jamie Langley called on community youngsters to make good decisions, especially when dealing with peer pressure. Langley also addressed the audience at Fort Rucker's Women of the Year ceremony commemorating Women's History Month.

  • Top Army Spouse Discusses Families

    Apr 4, 2008

    The chief of staff of the Army and his wife visited Fort Leavenworth March 27 to talk to address students in the Pre-Command Course, along with their spouses, and the Army's senior spouse took the opportunity to talk about the state of Army Families.

  • Army's New Field Manual Discussed on Hill

    Apr 3, 2008

    The commander of the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., testified before the Airland Subcommittee of the Senate Armed Services Committee about the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new operations manual, Field Manual 3-0 this week.

  • Fort Sill educates area school counselors

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fort Sill helps area school counselors learn how to receive military children who are coming to the area through BRAC.

  • Sill welcomes new Garrison CSM

    Apr 3, 2008

    Fort Sill garrison CSM retires and ceremony welcomes replacement

  • Communication, Routine Key to Successful Family Separations

    Apr 2, 2008

    Army spouse Jenille Clay and her children had everything in place to celebrate the birthday of her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Donnell Clay, back in 2003. Aca,!A"We baked cupcakes and decorated them,Aca,!A? she recalled. Aca,!A"We put birthday hats on, decorated the kitchen, sang Aca,!EoeHappy BirthdayAca,!a,,c for dad and took pictures.Aca,!A? There was only one thing wrong with that picture Aca,!" dad was more than 7,000 miles away in Iraq supporting the War on Terror. He received the pictures via e-mail.

  • Simulator prepares helicopter repairers

    Apr 2, 2008

    Simulator prepares students for efficient "bleed and flush"

  • Veterans' Clinic Opens at Fort Rucker

    Apr 2, 2008

    New health clinic at Fort Rucker brings Wiregrass veterans convenience, saves driving time, money

  • First Warrior Transition NCO Class Graduates

    Mar 28, 2008

    Both wounded warriors and brigade cadre graduated Friday from the first-ever Warrior Transition Brigade Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course.

  • This isn't what your drill sergeant learned

    Mar 27, 2008

    Aca,!A"One shot, one killAca,!A? may be the motto of the Army sniper, but for Soldiers qualifying in Basic Rifle Marksmanship the traditional one shot per target on the range could soon come to an end. The Basic Combat Training Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Brigade, are testing a new BRM qualification, which combines elements they will experience on the battlefield Aca,!" movement, concealment, presence of civilians and using multiple-rounds on an enemy.

  • Fort Jackson's top 36 earn Expert Infantry Badge

    Mar 27, 2008

    Almost 70 percent of Fort Jackson permanent-party Soldiers who tested for the Expert Infantry Badge last week passed, but according to the U.S. Army Infantry home page, Army-wide the average pass rate is just under 10 percent. Of the installationAca,!a,,cs 54 noncommissioned officers who were tested, 36 received their badge in a ceremony Tuesday, and seven of them were given the Aca,!A"true blueAca,!A? distinction for passing the tests without mistakes.

  • MILCON: Gordon Barracks Get Facelift

    Mar 26, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs home of the Signal Corps and information technology is receiving a facelift with the Gordon Trainee Barracks Upgrade Project which will renovate 35 buildings.

  • Secretary Recognizes Best Recruiters, Career Counselors

    Mar 26, 2008

    Six Soldiers were honored today for their contributions to the health of the Army's all-volunteer fighting force.

  • New SRAP: More Combat Vets to Bolster Recruiting

    Mar 26, 2008

    The Army announced Monday that a test of the Chief of Staff of the Army Special Recruiter Assistance Program will begin in May.

  • Center Brings Lessons from Field to Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2008

    One Soldier's insight into how things can be done better in the combat zone today can save time for or the life of another Soldier in the combat zone tomorrow.

  • MILCON: Fort Eustis Changing Footprint

    Mar 24, 2008

    Fort Eustis will dramatically change its operational footprint over the next few years as it loses the Transportation School and gains the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters.

  • ARL researchers lead next generation helmet development

    Mar 24, 2008

    A team of investigators from the Army Research Laboratory has recently developed a new process for making helmets that will provide up to 20-25 percent more ballistic protection than previous models. The process fabricates ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fibers, or UHMWPE, and other materials into near-net formed, highly compressed helmets.

  • Paintball guns with a purpose

    Mar 24, 2008

    Last month, Picatinny Arsenal fulfilled the ArmyAca,!a,,cs second urgent materiel release of the Individual Serviceman Non-lethal System, or ISNLS, FN 303 a semi-automatic less lethal launcher that uses compressed air to fire non-toxic 8.5 gram, .68 caliber projectiles filled with paint and bismuth.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Lt. Col. Kevin Rowlatt, Australian Army Liaison to TRADOC

    Mar 24, 2008

    Lt. Col. Rowlatt talks with the TRADOC News Service about his participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's wargame that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflict. Rowlatt brings an outside perspective to help the Army formulate a strategy to move ahead and prepare for future conflicts. John Harlow has more.

  • AER Doubles Aid to Meet Rising Needs

    Mar 21, 2008

    The Army Emergency Relief program has increased the financial assistance it provides to Soldiers and Families in need by about 40 percent since 2005, according to the programAca,!a,,cs director.

  • Academy students sustain local charity

    Mar 20, 2008

    Fort Rucker Noncommissioned Officer Academy students donated $1,000 to the Dothan, Ala., House of Ruth.

  • DSC winner at Fort Sill

    Mar 20, 2008

    A Lt. who won the DSC is on a speaking tour and was at Fort Sill to talk with young students in the BOLC.

  • Army streamlines promotion process for some

    Mar 20, 2008

    Army G-1 SGM talks about streamlining promotion process for sgt. and staff sgt.

  • Army G1 speaks at Fort Sill

    Mar 20, 2008

    Sgt. maj. Croom talks about Army changing Army policies

  • Candaian FACs use Fort Sill

    Mar 20, 2008

    Canadian helicopter crews conduct joint training at Fort Sill.

  • 'Standing Tall, Cooking Good'

    Mar 19, 2008

    The 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Competition capped two weeks of intense competition, training and camaraderie with an awards ceremony held March 14 at Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Mifflin Hall. The event, the largest of its kind in the United States, is one that aims to showcase and improve military food service skills.

  • RDECOM wins modeling and simulation award

    Mar 19, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command won this yearAca,!a,,cs Army Modeling and Simulation Award for the MATREX and their work in the Operational Test Command Analytical Simulation and Instrumentation Suite. The award was presented March 11 by James Cooke, director, Army Modeling and Simulation, at the Department of Defense Modeling and Simulation Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • MILCON: Fort Lee Expanding under BRAC

    Mar 17, 2008

    With the signing into law of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Act by President George W. Bush on Nov. 9, 2005, the landscape of Fort Lee would forever be changed.

  • Exercise tests Army War College students to think, act under pressure

    Mar 17, 2008

  • The Way Ahead for Army Correspondence Course Program on-line testing

    Mar 17, 2008

    On Dec. 16, the commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Gen. William S. Wallace, directed the command, which oversees Soldier training and standards, to determine the depth of the problem associated with the Army Correspondence Course Program's (ACCP) on-line testing and take action on those issues that TRADOC controls.

  • AMC stands up provisional contracting command

    Mar 14, 2008

    With the uncasing and transfer of the flag from the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command to its new executive director and the reading of the permanent orders, the Army Contracting Command is now a provisional major subordinate command of AMC.

  • Soldiers complete urban combat training

    Mar 13, 2008

    About 120 permanent-party Soldiers from the 1st Aviation Brigade completed a Aca,!A"round robinAca,!A? training event March 1.

  • Phenomenal Effort

    Mar 13, 2008

    Fort Rucker and Wiregrass area communities responded to a bus accident at Mateson Range Sunday, March 9. Thanks to the community response effort, within one hour of the accident, all 23 wounded Marines on board had been taken to local medical facilities.

  • Drill sergeants training right on the mark

    Mar 13, 2008

    Aca,!A"We are teaching them to master the four fundamentals of rifle marksmanship and the tactical methodology behind them so that they can incorporate it into their training of Soldiers,Aca,!A? Keeney said. Aca,!A"Then we expand on the four major fundamentals.Aca,!A?

  • Military Culinarians Compete

    Mar 12, 2008

    The 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition is held annually at Fort Lee, Va. This year's competition, March 1-14, features field kitchen cooking, Armed Forces Chef and Junior Chef of the Year, events, student skills competition and ends with an awards ceremony where the Installation of the Year award is presented.

  • Food Service Instructors Savor Challenge

    Mar 12, 2008

    A last minute team cancellation at the Armed Forces Field Kitchen Event March 7 provided a group of Fort Lee food service instructors the opportunity to showcase their skills. Given a few minutes of preparation, an empty mobile kitchen trailer and a list of rations, the self-proclaimed Aca,!A"Dream TeamAca,!A? set to doing what they do best. Aca,!A"Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs finest are simply doing what they teach advanced individual training students every day,Aca,!A? said Staff Sgt. Leroy Hamlett, as he observed his colleaguesAca,!a,,c performance a few feet away. Hamlett was a member of the support staff at the field site, which was operated under Chief Warrant Officer 4 Georgene Davis, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence.

  • Judges Ensure Military Culinarians Improve Their Craft

    Mar 12, 2008

    Chef judges do more than just grill the culinarians at this competition. They mentor them as much as they judge their work. Aca,!A"The competitor should go away feeling good because they know what to do to make themselves better,Aca,!A? said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Robert Sparks, Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, culinary skills division chief.

  • Enlisted Aides Work Behind Scenes to Support U.S. Military Flag Officers

    Mar 12, 2008

    If the admiralAca,!a,,cs official quarters are clean and orderly, theyAca,!a,,cll gladly take credit. And if the ambassador to Japan is floored by the hors dAca,!a,,coeuvres, the hospitality knockout is all theirs. Welcome to the world of the enlisted aide, where military members take on the little things like preparing uniforms, cooking and managing a household so that admirals and generals can concentrate on the bigger things.

  • Army logisticians encouraged to attend annual training workshop

    Mar 12, 2008

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This yearAca,!a,,cs workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

  • JLTV one step closer to entering technology development

    Mar 11, 2008

    The U.S. Army and Marine Corps co-hosted a three-day preproposal conference at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., Feb. 19-21, to inform industry of the U.S. governmentAca,!a,,cs acquisition strategy for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program.

  • AMC to activate new Army Contracting Command (provisional)

    Mar 11, 2008

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Materiel Command will activate the U.S. Army Contracting Command as a provisional major subordinate command in a ceremony here March 13 at 1 p.m.

  • Chemical Corps Soldier personifies personal courage, places mission first

    Mar 11, 2008

    Chemical Corps Soldier Sgt. Charles A. Claude Jr., redeployed to Fort Bliss, Texas, in December 2007, after serving a 15 month tour in Mosul, Iraq, with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 7 Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, where he earned the Bronze Star with Aca,!A"VAca,!A? device for valor and the Purple Heart for doing what heAca,!a,,cs always done Aca,!" Aca,!A"placing the mission first.Aca,!A?

  • From C-rations to MREs...NSRDEC improves Soldier rations

    Mar 11, 2008

    The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering CenterAca,!a,,cs Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate showcased its latest in meal technology March 5 at the Pentagon to the Secretary of the Army and guests.

  • CAC Commander visits Times Square recruiting station

    Mar 10, 2008

    The commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, visited the Times Square military recruiting station this morning to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the station last Thursday.

  • Motorcycle safety

    Mar 7, 2008

    Command team members lead the way at Fort Gordon to make motorcycle safety priority one by taking the required Department of Defense courses.

  • Army, State Department Partner on Stability Operations

    Mar 7, 2008

    When it comes to conducting stability operations, a new core mission for Soldiers, the Army wonAca,!a,,ct be going it alone.

  • TRADOC Soldier pins on Purple Heart

    Mar 7, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd Maggard of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Protocol Office was presented the Purple Heart today for injuries he suffered in combat during his recent service in Iraq. The presentation was made by Gen. William S. Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General.

  • Communications pipes will expand to meet future demand

    Mar 7, 2008

    In the future, the Army will continue to provide many capabilities to enhance the WarfighterAca,!a,,cs ability to fulfill his or her mission. Its communications pipe will expand to allow for such capabilities.

  • Times Square Recruiting Station Bombing Causes Minor Damage

    Mar 7, 2008

    No one was injured and only minor structural damage was reported after a bomb went off outside the Armed Forces Recruiting Station in New York CityAca,!a,,cs Times Square early Thursday morning.

  • Army Salutes Last Doughboy

    Mar 7, 2008

    The last American known to have served in France during World War I was on hand to help Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of the Army Pete Geren unveil a new portrait exhibit at the Pentagon Thursday.

  • BSBAca,!a,,cs rodeo proves mission effective for drivers

    Mar 6, 2008

    Under combat conditions, rough roads, urgent maneuvers and other circumstances can take place. The ability to keep Soldiers moving in and out of a combat environment is the key to the success of the mission.

  • Soldiers 'ruck' in remembrance

    Mar 6, 2008

    Eighth U.S. Army hosted a Bataan Memorial Death March Qualifier at Carey Fitness Center, U.S. Army Garrison-Casey Feb. 23 for Servicemembers to compete and qualify for the annual Bataan Memorial Death March in White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This, the official march, consists of a 26.2-mile course with a 35-lb. rucksack.

  • In the Heat of Competition, Chefs Share Experience

    Mar 5, 2008

    On Fort Lee, McLaughlin Hall is the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, where military chefs from all over the world learn the skills of their trade. Even as the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition heats up, it still serves as a training environment for the chefs trying to earn gold, silver and bronze awards. A roomful of competitors gathered Saturday for an hour-long tutorial in preparation for the Armed Forces and Junior Chef of the Year events.

  • Soldiers Can Fast Track Careers with Education Programs

    Mar 5, 2008

    Soldiers who may be stuck in their careers because of busy schedules or limited educations can turn to the Basic Skills Education Program to help them boost their test skills and get promoted.

  • Cargo helicopter pilots get lift with training

    Mar 4, 2008

    Flight training is reaching new heights without ever leaving the ground. The Army has moved into a new era in proficiency and safety, and RedstoneAca,!a,,cs PM Cargo is leading the way.

  • Military Culinarians Compete

    Mar 4, 2008

    The 33rd Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 1 - 14 at Fort Lee, Va., features more than 160 military chefs competing in a variety of events, from Armed Forces chef of the Year to field cooking. For the first time, each branch of the Armed Forces is represented in competition. For information, visit www.lee.army.mil.

  • Gen. Wallace, TRADOC at AUSA Winter Symposium

    Mar 3, 2008

    In his presentation to the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Gen. William S. Wallace, the commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, put to rest some myths about the quality of Soldiers in todayAca,!a,,cs Army, introduced the new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, and spoke of the importance of land power.

  • Lt. Gen. Caldwell FM 3-0 Update

    Mar 3, 2008

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, the Combined Arms Center Commanding General, talks about FM 3.0.

  • Soldiers Get 'Xtreme' Start to Army Career

    Mar 3, 2008

    Twenty future Soldiers entered the fighting cage at the Xtreme Fighting Championship Mixed Martial Arts Salute to Our Armed Forces Sunday, and raised their hands to support a different kind of fight.

  • Wounded Warriors, Families Get Priority Assistance

    Feb 29, 2008

    Pfc. Chandra Bracy, Warrior Transition Unit Soldier, wonAca,!a,,ct have to figure out a way to reach the distant legal assistance office from her quarters anymore. With the official opening of the Soldier and Family Assistance Center Feb. 29, Bracy will have access to legal services only a block away.

  • Mission to Heal in Focus for Photographer

    Feb 29, 2008

    On the path to healing, Spc. Andrew Heward has found comfort in a lifelong passion for photography. Heward is one of nearly 50 Warriors in Transition assigned to Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs WT unit while recovering from injuries. With their mission focused on healing, the Soldiers also make use of their time engaged in tasks supporting organizations throughout post.

  • Soldier, Family Assistance Center Director Dedicated to Mission of Helping Others

    Feb 29, 2008

    Kimberly Evans knows all about taking care of people. In fact, she says helping people is all she knows how to do. For those who have ever sought her help, or those she works around, it wasnAca,!a,,ct a surprise when she was named Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Soldier and Family Assistance Center director. The newly-created SFAC works in conjunction with the Warrior Transition Unit on post to assist wounded Soldiers. The following is a conversation with Evans about her take on helping others and her job.

  • Army to Revolutionize Healthcare with Whole-Person Concept

    Feb 29, 2008

    A change in healthcare begins March 1 across the Army, the Department of Defense and the nation, said the executive officer for the assistant surgeon general for warrior care and transition.

  • Help in Healing: Warrior Transition Unit Activates on Fort Lee

    Feb 29, 2008

    While the call to aide Warriors in Transition was answered on Fort Lee months prior, the activation ceremony on Feb. 27 officially recognized the staff and members of the WTU. Col. Donna Diamond, Kenner Army Health Clinic commander, and Capt. David Payne, WTU commander, uncased the colors that will be displayed at the new WTU headquarters location at Larkin Hall. The mission of the Kenner WTU is to provide command and control, primary care and case management, and to establish conditions for wounded Soldiers as they heal and to promote the timely return to the force or in transitioning to Civilian life.

  • Wallace presents state of TRADOC at AUSA Winter Symposium

    Feb 29, 2008

    In his presentation to the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Gen. William S. Wallace, the commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, put to rest some myths about the quality of Soldiers in todayAca,!a,,cs Army, introduced the new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, and spoke of the importance of land power.

  • First Sergeant Course begins new era of instruction

    Feb 28, 2008

    The Army's First Sergeant Course has undergone a major change in the way the curriculum is taught. The content is more student driven and is based on lessons learned from today's battlefield. The course has also been shortened from a 21 day training schedule to a 12 day training schdule with extended class hours.

  • First 'Active First' Soldier Graduates

    Feb 28, 2008

    Pvt. Raymond Loree has become the first Army National Guard Soldier to graduate directly into the active ArmyAca,!a,,cs ranks through a new program called Active First.

  • Future Combat Vehicles to be Hybrid Electric

    Feb 28, 2008

    The firing platform for the Mounted Combat System 120mm cannon vehicle will start coming off the production line this winter.

  • Revolutionary change coming to Army operations

    Feb 27, 2008

    Aca,!A"This change in operational doctrine is designed to ensure that our Soldiers have the very best tools, training and leadership they need to succeed.Aca,!A? Those are the words of Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, the commanding general of the United States Army Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., when describing the latest edition of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs operations manual, FM 3-0. At the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this morning, the commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace unveiled the new FM 3-0, the 15th edition manual Aca,!" the first major update of Army capstone doctrine since 9/11 and the first update to the operations manual since June 14, 2001.

  • Fort Lee Regimental CSM Reflects on Changes, Challenges

    Feb 27, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jose L. Silva, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School, remembers a time when quartermasters were just quartermasters. He began his career in the Quartermaster Corps as a fueler in 1986, having reclassified from the infantry.

  • Fort Lee Regimental CSM Reflects

    Feb 27, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jose L. Silva, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School, remembers a time when quartermasters were just quartermasters. He began his career in the Quartermaster Corps as a fueler in 1986, having reclassified from the infantry.

  • Fort Lee's AFAP Delegates Present Top Army Life Issues

    Feb 27, 2008

    The Fort Lee Army Family Action Plan, a program to help improve Army life, held its annual conference Feb. 20 - 22 at the Memorial Chapel. Volunteers from all ranks and grades, military and Civilian, assembled as conference delegates to address pressing issues from housing, medical, consumer services, Family support and youth. Recommendations were presented to Maj. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, and other leaders during an outbrief at Larkin Hall.

  • 33rd Annual Culinary Arts Competition First to Feature Chefs From All Services

    Feb 27, 2008

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, in its 33rd iteration, will feature 200 contestants from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Coast Guard and for the first time, the Navy and Air Force in an event designed to showcase and improve military food service skills. The competition is scheduled March 1-14 at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence on Fort Lee, Va.

  • Fort Lee's 49th Quartermaster Group Supports Canadian Troops

    Feb 27, 2008

    The 49th Quartermaster GroupAca,!a,,cs motto, Aca,!A"Fueling the Force,Aca,!A? doesnAca,!a,,ct begin to describe all the combat service support it provided for the 36 and 37 Canadian Brigade Groups during field training exercises held at Fort Pickett the past two weeks. Aca,!A"What we extended to the Canadians was, Aca,!EoeAnything that you need, we will provide,Aca,!a,,cAca,!A? said the 49th QM GroupAca,!a,,cs commander, Col. John P. Curran, during the exercise. Maybe that should be the unitAca,!a,,cs new motto. The 49th provided the full range of its sustainment capabilities to more than 400 members of the Canadian Army Reserve, the principal participant in the joint Granite Triangle, Southbound Trooper VIII and Maritime Raider field training exercises held at the Virginia National Guard installation. That included fuel support for ground vehicles and aircraft, transportation functions and a 500-personnel-capacity tent city built from the ground up for exercise participants. More than 700 Soldiers from the 49th QM Group took part in the training centered on a peacekeeping operations scenario. Curran said the training was invaluable.

  • Army Unveils New Field Manual for Operations

    Feb 27, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs new field manual for operations, FM 3-0, brings the first major update of Army capstone doctrine since the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

  • TRADOC In-Depth: Lt. Gen. Caldwell Pt. 2

    Feb 27, 2008

    This episode of TRADOC In-Depth features Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general, Combined Arms Center. Lt. Gen. Caldwell speaks about the FM 3-0 update and what to expect. John Harlow reports for TRADOC. Part 2 of 2.

  • TRADOC In-Depth: Lt. Gen. Caldwell Pt. 1

    Feb 27, 2008

    This episode of TRADOC In-Depth features Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, Commanding General, Combined Arms Center. Lt. Gen. Caldwell speaks about the FM 3-0 update, and what to expect. John Harlow reports for TRADOC. Part 1 of 2.

  • Humvee rollover training prepares engineers for deployment

    Feb 21, 2008

    As Staff Sgt. Thomas Schwenkler crouched awkwardly on the ceiling of an upside down Humvee last week, he wondered why in the world his door wouldnAca,!a,,ct open.

  • Learning from the past

    Feb 21, 2008

    Graduates of the recently reinstated Military Occupational Specialty 150A, Air Traffic and Airspace Management Technician, listened intently to retired CW3 Martin Hammell as he discussed the history of the 150A warrant officer and what it was like to be one of the first Air Traffic and Airspace Management Technicians in the Army.

  • Father's deployment inspires daughter

    Feb 21, 2008

    Deployed father inspires daughter to pursue Army Aviation.

  • Richmond sets sights on 2008 Olympics

    Feb 21, 2008

    Richmond sets sights on 2008 Olympics

  • USO celebrates 67 years of service

    Feb 20, 2008

    Here in Korea, the USO Canteen at U.S. Army Garrison-Casey celebrated the organization's 67th birthday, Feb. 1. The USO was first created on Feb. 4, 1941, in New York and has operated across the Republic of Korea since 1951.

  • ACS means education, support, direction in planning your future

    Feb 20, 2008

    Inside this fast-paced military environment, Soldiers often need a break to broaden their personal and professional skills. The Army Community Service program offers classes for Soldiers and Families to take that extra step to learn some of life's core skills.

  • Downed aircraft repaired on simulated battlefield

    Feb 20, 2008

    Soldiers from Company B, 602nd Aviation Support Battalion braved the extreme cold, high winds and the language barrier to conduct a combined downed aircraft recovery demonstration with the 301st ROK Aviation Battalion.

  • 2ID remembers Chipyongri

    Feb 20, 2008

    One of the most important battles of the Korean War took place in a small country village called Chipyongri. On Feb. 15, after 57 years, the annual memorial ceremony for the fallen Soldiers of this conflict was held at this historical site.

  • 3 USAMU Soldiers going World Shoot

    Feb 20, 2008

    3 USAMU Soldiers going World Shoot

  • Apache Helicopter Pilots Get Visual Aid

    Feb 19, 2008

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. Aca,!" Unmanned aircraft systems are giving Apache helicopter pilots a new war-fighting advantage. Apache pilots can now receive video from unmanned systems for advance targeting information without entering harmAca,!a,,cs way. Demonstrated for the first time today at the Army Aviation Senior Leaders Conference, this effort is part of a rapid acquisition program to increase interoperability.

  • Lakota helicopter carries tradition of service

    Feb 19, 2008

    This was a celebration of a proud name for a new Army helicopter. The Utility Helicopter Project Office welcomed dignitaries from the Rosebud Sioux tribe Feb. 5 to mark the successful inception of the Lakota UH-72A helicopter fleet. They included Rosebud Sioux tribal council president Rodney Bordeaux, his chief of staff and the tribeAca,!a,,cs chief.

  • U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION Program Sets New Participation Record

    Feb 14, 2008

    Setting a new record for participation, 11,533 students representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories have registered for the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition. eCYBERMISSION, now in its sixth year, is a free web-based science, math and technology competition for students in grades six through nine.

  • Rapid Response Earns Rigger Student an Impact Award

    Feb 13, 2008

    On Feb. 2, Pvt. Dale Henny, of Harrisburg, Pa., received an Impact Award for performing medical aid to an injured officer during a parachute jump Jan. 31. The Soldier, assigned to the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, 262nd QM Battalion, Company C, at Fort Lee, Va. is a student in the parachute rigger course.

  • A touch of faith from AMC Chaplain during recent visit

    Feb 13, 2008

    Weather does not deter visitors from making their way to see what Sierra Army Depot is all about.

  • Army Testing 'Advantage Fund' Recruiting Incentives

    Feb 12, 2008

    The Army has begun a pilot program in five cities offering qualified recruits a down payment for home ownership or seed money to start their own business.

  • Soldier goes from officer to enlisted to officer

    Feb 12, 2008

    When the executive officer for Task Force Marshall was promoted Friday to lieutenant colonel at McCrady Training Area, it was a moment Richard MacDermott thought might never happen. He likens his rise and fall through the ranks to the twists and turns of a roller coaster. MacDermott enlisted in the Army in 1975, and then received a presidential appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He graduated as a second lieutenant in 1980. In 1993, after being promoted to major he resigned his commission. He spent the next 6 1/2 years working in Kuwait as a contractor.

  • 9-11 spurred Hero

    Feb 11, 2008

    Wounded Hero tells his story

  • 2008 JOINT SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND SMALL ARMS CHAMPIONSHIP

    Feb 11, 2008

    GENERAL INFORMATION 1. DATES: 27 April Aca,!" 2 May, 2008 2. MATCH REGISTRATION SITE: Range 66E. 3. MATCH OFFICIALS: The Championship Director is GySgt Corey Nash. SCAMPI 383-4445, commercial 910-243-4445/4769/4770 SIPR nashc@soc.smil.mil NIPR Aca,!" nashc@jdi.socom.mil 4. ELIGIBILITY: a. Active Duty Military b. Reserve Components c. National Guard d. DOD Personnel e. NRA membership is NOT required f. Civilian: National Match EIC Pistol and Rifle and side matches only. Civilians must comply with CMP Rule 4.0 with the additional age restriction of 18 for Rifle and 21 for Pistol. Rules can be found at the following: Current Civilian Marksmanship Program Competition Rules 10th edition (available From The Civilian Marksmanship Program, PO Box 576 Port Clinton, OH 43452; Email: mailto:copetitiona@odcmp.com ; Web Site: http://www.odcmp.com or http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions.htm ).

  • RDECOM exhibits technologies at WEST 2008

    Feb 7, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, exhibited its cutting-edge technologies at the Western Conference and Exposition 2008, Feb. 5 to 7 at the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Bidding Farewell to Drill Sergeants

    Feb 6, 2008

    The last Fort Lee drill sergeants have switched headgear but not responsibilities. More than 20 noncommissioned officers from the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade donned their berets during an end of trail ceremony Jan. 30. The ceremony also marked the end of a long-held tradition of drill sergeants leading advanced individual training Soldiers at Fort Lee since 1985. Fort Lee is one of several AIT locations that are transitioning from drill sergeants to platoon sergeants and squad leaders.

  • Fort Lee Retention Program Tops in TRADOC

    Feb 6, 2008

    Aca,!A"Soldiers taking care of Soldiers.Aca,!A? That seemed to be the dominant theme tossed around at an awards ceremony held Jan. 24 recognizing Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs retention program as the best operation within the Training and Doctrine Command for fiscal year 2007. The ceremony, held at the Regimental Club, served to trumpet the accomplishments of the many units, reenlistment noncommissioned officers, retention NCOs and career counselors that helped to make them the best among 19 TRADOC commands.

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