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  • Gen. William Wallace Interview

    Nov 20, 2007

    Gen. William Wallace, TRADOC Commanding General, talks about leader development and how TRADOC is adapting training to reflect the needs the global environment.

  • TRADOC forges partnership with 10 colleges for College of the American Soldier

    Nov 20, 2007

    Higher-education leaders from across the country came here Nov. 14 to discuss the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new College of the American Soldier with the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, and TRADOCAca,!a,,cs command sergeant major, Cmd. Sgt. Maj. John D. Sparks.

  • TRADOC forges partnership with 10 colleges for College of the American Soldier

    Nov 20, 2007

    Higher-education leaders from across the country came here Nov. 14 to discuss the ArmyAca,!a,,cs new College of the American Soldier with the commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, and TRADOCAca,!a,,cs command sergeant major, Cmd. Sgt. Maj. John D. Sparks.

  • 2007 Jacksonville Jaguars Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 20, 2007

    The Jacksonville Jaguars held their first Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, November 18, 2007 at Alltell Field. Members of the Florida Army National Guard's C Company, 1st Battalion, 111 Aviation Regiment led the Jaguars to the field for pre-game introductions while Army BG Rick McCabe administered the oath of enlistment to more than 100 military recruits during an on-field enlistment ceremony held during half-time.

  • Soldiers attend Centennial

    Nov 19, 2007

    Fort Sill Soldiers attened the Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular and accompany Toby Keith onstage.

  • USASMA gathers 13 graduates to discuss SMC, NCOES

    Nov 19, 2007

    13 senior NCOs and fellow graduates of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Acadmey came together recently to discuss the future of the Sergeants Major Course, its relevancy and content.

  • TRADOC In-Depth Archives

    Nov 15, 2007

  • TRADOC News Service Archives

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Carlisle Barracks reaffirms commitment to families

    Nov 13, 2007

  • Carlisle Barracks Reaffirms Commitment to Families

    Nov 13, 2007

  • 'Grill Sergeants' to debut on Pentagon Channel

    Nov 13, 2007

    Under the hot lights of the television studio, Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner was the featured chef in the taping of a new Pentagon Channel lifestyle program called, Aca,!A"The Grill Sergeants" which will debut later this fall. In between shoots at the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence, Turner said it was an honor to be chosen as the showAca,!a,,cs first host. Aca,!A"I have been humbled by the amount of work from a lot of great people here and the camaraderie among everyone putting this show together,Aca,!A? said Turner. Brian Natwick, Pentagon Channel general manager, said the concept for the show originated to expand the channelAca,!a,,cs lifestyles programming. Having already filmed an exercise show called, Aca,!A"Fit for Duty,Aca,!A? Natwick said a cooking show would fit well into the lineup. Aca,!A"In lifestyle programming, the goal was to put an emphasis on readiness,Aca,!A? said Natwick. Aca,!A"The first show focuses on physical fitness, and the new show highlights healthy eating. The two shows meld well in providing information on how to stay fit and healthy so that our military members can continue on with their mission.Aca,!A? A recent taping was all about the family dining experience. Segments included Aca,!A"Saving Private Dining: Reviving the Art of Eating Together,Aca,!A? and Aca,!A"For the Love of Family Favs ... Bringing the Family Closer.Aca,!A?

  • Fort Lee Leader Honored for Her Efforts Supporting BRAC

    Nov 13, 2007

    Esther T. Lee, deputy to U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Gwen Bingham, was awarded the Dr. F. Nathaniel Gatlin Award for her achievements in bridging gaps between the military and civilian communities during the ongoing Base Realignment and Closure process.

  • Mom Joins Sons as Defenders of Freedom

    Nov 9, 2007

    Pvt. Vickie Granroth Myllyoja is a 5-foot, 2-inch blonde advanced individual training Soldier assigned to Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Company C, 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade. She lost her 45-year-old husband 10 months ago to a heart condition, made good on a vow to live a meaningful life, and joined sons, Coalton and Cody Campioni, as defenders of freedom.

  • DLIFLC celebrates Veteran's Day with big bang

    Nov 8, 2007

    Cannon firing during Veteran's Day ceremony at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Tanker school training

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Tankers draw a bead on excellence

    Nov 7, 2007

    The Master Gunner Course held at Fort KnoxAca,!a,,cs Armor School is a two phased course that prepares mid-grade NCOs to serve as the gunnery and technical advisors for commanders at the company level and above. The course is taught for both the M1A2 and the M1A1 Abrams tanks. The two are usually separate courses. But the Master Gunner course has combined the two tanks this cycle into the Multi-Track Master Gunner Program.

  • Army Family Covenant signed during ceremony

    Nov 7, 2007

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hold Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 7, 2007

    OCPA-SE performed as the chief military liaison and oversaw the 2007 Tampa Bay BuccaneersAca,!a,,c Military Appreciation Day Game versus the Arizona Cardinals on November 4, 2007. OCPA-SE coordinated the participation of more than 250 military members from USSOCOM, USCENTCOM, FLARNG and the USAR including OIF/OEF veterans to lead the Buccaneers out of the tunnel during pre-game introductions, flag bearers during the National Anthem, having the families of two Tampa Soldiers KIA in OIF/OEF conduct the coin flip at mid-field and having MG Steven Hashem, USSOCOM, administer the oath of enlistment to more than 150 recruits from all five services in an on-field halftime ceremony. MG Hashem was escorted by two wounded warriors from OIF that are being treated at the James A. Haley VeteranAca,!a,,cs Medical Center in Tampa.

  • The NCO Journal

    Nov 5, 2007

  • USSTRATCOM, USASMDC senior NCOs visit SMC Class 58

    Nov 5, 2007

    Top senior enlisted leaders from the U.S. Strategic Command and the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command spoke to Sergeants Major Course Class 58 students about understanding and operating in todayAca,!a,,cs expanded battle space, during a briefing Nov. 1, in the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy East Auditorium, Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Bush makes historic visit to Fort Jackson

    Nov 2, 2007

    President George W. Bush paid a historic visit to Fort Jackson Friday Aca,!" the first president to visit the installation in more than 50 years.

  • Gen. Casey visits Fort Sill

    Nov 2, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George Casey meets with students in the Fort Sill Career Captain's Course to find out what is on their minds.

  • Fort Sill signs RCI

    Nov 2, 2007

    Fort Sill signed a 50-year partnership contract with Picerne Family Housing Oct. 26 to develop family housing communities.

  • Army Strong Day in St. Louis

    Nov 1, 2007

    The city of St. Louis, Missouri, declared Monday, October 29, 2007, Army Strong Day.

  • New PT program helps pregnant Soldiers

    Nov 1, 2007

    The Pregnancy/Postpartum Physical Training program utilizes tailored exercises to bring expecting moms back to their Soldier mission as quickly as possible.

  • DOD Chaplain Schools to Relocate to Fort Jackson

    Nov 1, 2007

    A Base Realignment and Closure initiative mandates Navy and Air Force chaplain schools at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., and Naval Station Newport, R.I., relocate to Fort Jackson beside the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, forming the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center.

  • Ft. Lee Military Working Dog Competition

    Oct 29, 2007

    TRADOC hosts Military Working Dog Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Crystal Park reports.

  • Running Against Cancer

    Oct 25, 2007

    Over the years, Chief Warrant Officer 3 David Boyer has participated in several long-distance events, just for the sheer love of running. This weekend heAca,!a,,cll be lacing up his sneakers to run a marathon in memory of a friend who never had the opportunity to run one.

  • Underground History - Sites on Military Installation Bridge Gaps in Regional Archaeological Records

    Oct 25, 2007

    Hunters and gatherers roamed the grounds of what we now call Fort Lee about 8,000 years ago. They built base camps, burned pottery and made stone tools. Even today, those artifacts are being unearthed and sometimes discovered just lying on open ground.

  • Supply Specialists in Short Supply

    Oct 25, 2007

    The growing demand of Soldiers trained in unit supply and automated logistics is translating into the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School training more specialists than their annual requirement.

  • 10-Week BCT

    Oct 25, 2007

    John Harlow talks to CSM Johns Sparks, TRADOC Command Sgt. Major about the change to extent Basic Combat Training from 9 weeks to 10 weeks and how it will benefit the Army and the Soldier.

  • Joint Chiefs Chairman visits Fort Sill

    Oct 25, 2007

  • Working Dog Competition

    Oct 23, 2007

    The 2nd Annual TRADOC Military Working Dog Warrior Police Challenge. The top two honors went to handlers from Fort Lee, VA.

  • Basic Combat Training Extension

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks discusses the change in Basic Combat Training from nine weeks to 10 weeks.

  • Noncommissioned Officer Educational System Changes

    Oct 22, 2007

    CSM John Sparks talks discusses changes that are coming to the Noncommissioned Officer Educational System (NCOES). The changes to NCOES are part of the Army Initiative to accelerate leader development.

  • Wellness Assessment and Education Program

    Oct 22, 2007

    Col. Tom Williams discusses the Wellness Assessment and Education Program that is meant to enhance leader readiness and sustainment.

  • Army, USASMA farewells academy's 17th CSM

    Oct 22, 2007

    Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Dale retires as the 17th Command Sergeant Major of the US Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • CAC Commanding General leads discussion on accelerating leader development

    Oct 10, 2007

  • Army Wife Loses 100 Pounds, Gains New Life

    Oct 9, 2007

    SheAca,!a,,cs traveled the world in support of her husbandAca,!a,,cs military career and the U.S. Army. But she wanted to be more than just the supportive spouse.

  • Keeping Soldiers healthy is the mission of the Wellness Assessment and Education Program

    Oct 7, 2007

  • Army to expand Basic Combat Training to 10 weeks

    Oct 7, 2007

  • Gratitude - Native Liberian Obligates Himself To Service After U.S. Army Soldier Saves His Life

    Oct 4, 2007

    Spc. Momo S. Larmena Jr. has made a life of giving back. He once headed the Red Cross in his native country, is founder and chief executive officer of a very successful community outreach program and is currently a single parent to six foster children. So when a U.S. Army Soldier rescued him from certain death, he felt he had to repay a debt Aca,!" through serving the country of the Soldier who saved his life. Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm showing my gratitude,Aca,!A? he said, having enlisted in the Army Reserve six months ago. Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cm committed to the Army. ItAca,!a,,cs something I want to do.Aca,!A? Currently an advanced individual training student assigned to Company A, 244th QM Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, LarmenaAca,!a,,cs journey to becoming Soldier is fraught with tragedy and triumph.

  • PATRIOT upgrades step closer to net-centric

    Oct 4, 2007

    Industry developers demonstrated to military leaders the near-term PATRIOT communications enhancements that will leverage full capabilities of organic GRC 245 radios.

  • Marin accepts the reins as RDECOM's Senior NCO

    Oct 4, 2007

    Marin accepted his new position as the RDECOM Command Sergeant Major during a recent Assumption of Responsibility ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen Fred D. Robinson, RDECOMAca,!a,,cs commanding general.

  • 2nd CAB Lights Up DoAfA+-a Ana Range with Tank Gunnery

    Sep 27, 2007

    Soldiers from the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 5th Brigade (Army Evaluation Task Force) 1st Armored Division, conducted tank gunnery as part of a combined arms exercise at Dona AAfA+-a Range, N.M.

  • Cody: Fort Rucker visit inspiring

    Sep 27, 2007

    General Cody visits students at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • TRADOC In Depth: Gen. William S. Wallace

    Sep 25, 2007

    Gen. William S. Wallace talks with the TRADOC News Service about how the Army is advancing the development of leaders, how things have changed since 9/11 and what the Army has done to adapt to the environment it fights in.

  • Changing Global Environment drives TRADOC to enhance and accelerate leader development -- Protracted

    Sep 20, 2007

    The global operational environment our Army leaders face today is forcing the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, as the architect for the Army, to enhance and accelerate the way leaders are developed throughout the force.

  • USAREC's Boots on the Ground

    Sep 20, 2007

    Six recruiters volunteers to be retrained as career counselors and deploy with brigade combat teams in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. The Soldiers return to Recruiting Command after the deployment.

  • 'Richmond Rumble' Hundreds of bikers rally for safety ride

    Sep 20, 2007

  • Racers reflect Army diversity, values

    Sep 20, 2007

  • IV injections added to BCT requirements

    Sep 20, 2007

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Rucker, Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2007

    The Army's senior leader, Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., visited Fort Rucker training facilities and met with Soldiers during a visit Tuesday.

  • TRADOC Links

    Sep 19, 2007

  • TRADOC In-Depth: LTG John M. Curran

    Sep 12, 2007

    LTG John M. Curran talks with the TRADOC News Service about the some of the innovations of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, the Future Force Integration Directorate and looks back at his distinguished service to our nation.

  • TRADOC spouses tour simulators

    Sep 12, 2007

  • Salute Battery

    Aug 28, 2007

  • Golden Knights landing

    Aug 28, 2007

  • Staff Sgt. Robert Habib

    Aug 28, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Robert Habib plays the snare drum during the TRADOC Band Concert at Fort Monroe, Va. on Aug. 23, 2007.

  • OIF Veteran Returns Home to Help Army Recruiters

    Aug 28, 2007

    Spc. Workman, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom is taking part in the Special Recruiter Assistance Program (SRAP)

  • TV Show Recounts Military Subsistence History

    Jul 25, 2007

    FORT LEE, Va. -- In researching the evolution of military subsistence, producers of the Food Network show, Aca,!A"The Secret Life OfAca,!A|,Aca,!A? looked no further than the U.S. military in finding the worldAca,!a,,cs best-fed fighting force. That trail led them to the heart of military subsistence, the Quartermaster Center and School, where military members and civilians have been engaged the past 47 years in keeping warriorAca,!a,,cs minds off their stomachs and on the mission.

  • Skills USA National Convention, Kansas City

    Jul 16, 2007

    The U.S. Army was truly Army Strong! at this year's Skills USA National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri June 26-28. Our sponsorship included two interactive areas at the career expo, speaking opportunities for Soldiers and student competition judging throughout the week-long event. Skills USA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).

  • NAACP 98th Annual Convention, 7-12 July, Detroit, Mich.

    Jul 13, 2007

    For the sixth year, the U.S. Army supported the annual NAACP Convention in Detroit, Michigan, Jul. 7-12, 2007. Soldiers from U.S. Army Accessions Command, U.S. Army Recruiting Command and U.S. Army Cadet Command were involved in several events throughout the week. This year, more than 8,000 members, civil rights advocates, volunteers, policy makers, civic, social, academic, church and business leaders attended the convention. The NAACP has won some of the most significant victories in the struggle for racial justice in economic development, healthcare, education, technology and other areas.

  • Gen. Casey Presents coins to mil & civ

    Jul 10, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., congratulates Chief Warrant Officer Charles Talley Jr., food advisor for Stafford Consolidated Dining Facility, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, for managing the installationAca,!a,,cs culinary team who won the Installation of the Year title at the 32nd Annual U.S. Culinary Arts Competition. Casey presented Talley and other Fort Bliss military and civilian personnel with coins for earning top awards for their performance.

  • Vote for Tony Schumacher, ESPY Best Driver award by July 7

    Jul 2, 2007

    U.S. Army Driver and four-time NHRA POWERade Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher has been nominated for the ESPY Best Driver award. Cast your vote for Schumacher at <a href="http://espn.go.com/espy2007/#">ESPN ESPY Awards</a> by 7 July 2007. <a href="http://www.army.mil/privacy">(External Link Disclaimer)</a>

  • ROKUS Special Forces

    Jul 2, 2007

    Special Operations Command Korea and Special Warfare Command of the Republic of Korea army Combined Unconventional Warfare Task Force training conference.

  • TRADOC leadership updates Soldiers on new initiatives

    Jun 22, 2007

    CHIEVRES, Belgium -- Supporting an Army at War and Our Bench for Tomorrow Starts Here were two major themes addressed by leaders of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command during their recent visit to the SHAPE/Chievres area.

  • Special Forces train at Oro Grande Range

    Jun 7, 2007

    Elements from the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group parachuted into Oro Grande Range to augment teams already on the ground conducting training.

  • M240

    May 14, 2007

  • Detainee ops commander visits 402nd TF Outlaw

    Apr 6, 2007

    Maj. Gen. Douglas M. Stone, incoming commanding general for Task Force 134, the group in charge of detainee operations in Iraq, visited the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade's Task Force Outlaw at Fort Bliss, Texas. TF Outlaw conducts detainee operations training for deploying units.

  • Field Artillery Innovation

    Jan 29, 2007

    MG David Ralston discusses the innovations of the Field Artillery branch by working with the Air Force, plans for the Fires Center of Excellence and how lethal and non-lethal fires play into the future of the Field Artillery.

  • MG David Ralston

    Jan 8, 2007

    Major General David Ralston, Commanding General U.S. Army Field Artillery School and Fort Sill, Oklahoma, talks with the TRADOC News Service about the future of field artillery in the U.S. Army. MG Ralston looks at some of the technological advancements and how they will help field artillery Soldiers play a more prominent role in the Global War on Terrorism.

  • Army Unveils First Light Utility Helicopter UH-72A LAKOTA

    Dec 11, 2006

    Army Unveils First Light Utility Helicopter UH-72A LAKOTA. Gen. Richard A. Cody, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and Joe Redcloud, Chief of Staff of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation, accepted the Army's first Lakota Light Utility Helicopter, UH-72A, in a ceremony today in Columbus, Mississippi. "The Light Utility Helicopter aEUR" from concept development to material fielding to rapid deployment - is not only serving as a catalyst for change across the Army, it is also accelerating the speed of Army Aviation modernization and integration with other services and government agencies," said Cody. The fielding of the LUH is part of an ongoing Army-level effort to transform its aviation capability through the deliberate reinvestment of funds from the canceled 2004 Comanche program

  • Army recruiting messages help keep Army rolling along

    Oct 13, 2006

    Today's announcement of the Army's new advertising campaign "Army Strong" folllows earlier slogans of "Be All That You Can Be" and more recently "An Army of One" to attract recruits into the all-volunteer Army.

  • VCSA visits America's First Team

    Oct 3, 2006

    With deployment on the horizon, Soldiers at the Ironhorse Dining Facility quenched their qualms about leaving for Iraq with a little help from one of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs highest-ranking senior leaders.

  • Explosive course for war fighters Training with realism on improvised bombs

    Sep 29, 2006

    Training to overcome IEDs in combat.

  • Battle Lab plays key role in Joint Forces Command experiment

    Sep 28, 2006

    This story is about the role the Battle Command Battle Lab at Fort Leavenworth, Kan plays in the JFCOM experiment Urban Resolve 2015,

  • Army widow christens Navy ship, 'Freedom'

    Sep 26, 2006

    The Navy christened and launched the nation's first Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS-1), at the Marinette Marine shipyard Sept. 24.

  • Making a change in life

    Sep 25, 2006

    Her name is Ashley Roberts and she is from Salisbury, Md.; self-described a "girly-girl," and is part of the United States Army Future Soldier program.

  • Behnkendorf and Howd named 2006 Drill Sgt. Of the Year

    Sep 18, 2006

    Drill Sergeant Michael Behnkendorf, receives his award as the 2006 Active Component Drill Sergeant of the Year from the TRADOC Commanding General, Gen. William S. Wallace. (Photo by Patrick Buffett)

  • General William Wallace Commanding General, Training and Doctrine Command

    Sep 14, 2006

    Gen. William S. Wallace, Commanding General, TRADOC

  • 'Rattle the Runway Ride' commemorates 9/11 victims, families

    Sep 11, 2006

    About 1,200 Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders, along with a peppering of folks on other types of bikes, rode in the fourth annual Aca,!A"Rattle the Runway Ride" Sunday to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Top Army NCO: Soldiers see duty as 'Badge of Honor'

    Sep 11, 2006

    The morale of American GIs serving in Iraq continues to be high, regardless of the danger, difficult conditions and family sacrifices they face, the Army's top enlisted leader said Thursday.

  • 9/11 heroes: Corps of Engineers' boat crews

    Sep 11, 2006

    Immediately after the second tower collapsed on 9/11, members of the Corps of Engineers' fleet were underway. Stationed along the Hudson River for a Coast Guard boat-safety class, the Corps' boats from the Philadelphia and New York districts became taxis to safety for people trying to flee the scene. "Everyone volunteered to help without a second thought", said Joe Meyers from the Corps' New York district. In all, they ferried 2,300 people off Manhattan.

  • TRADOC Soldier of the Year is proud of accomplishment

    Sep 10, 2006

    Spc. April Nicole Johnigan, representing U.S. Army Accessions Command, outscored three other competitors to become the 2006 Training and Doctrine Command Soldier of the Year. The four-day competition, culminating with a July 27 awards ceremony, measured SoldiersAca,!a,,c overall fitness, warrior tasks, marksmanship, knowledge of general military subjects, and oral and written communication.

  • Fort Myer Soldier receives volunteerism award from American Legion

    Sep 10, 2006

    Sgt. Renee Kraus, administrative noncommissioned officer to the Fort Meyer, Va., garrison command sergeant major, shares the spirit of giving with the local military community by volunteering with So Others Might Eat, a nonprofit Washington, D.C. organization.

  • Project engineer doesn't take 'yes' for an answer

    Sep 10, 2006

    Ghassem Khosrownia, a project engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAca,!a,,c Gulf Region Central District in Baghdad, Iraq, knows something about cultural challenges Aca,!" heAca,!a,,cs a first-generation immigrant from Iran who earned his U.S. citizenship 20 years ago.

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