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  • FCS Launch System Tested at White Sands

    Apr 25, 2008

    The non-line-of-sight launch system has completed the first of multiple summer tests at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., meeting all mission requirements.

  • ARDEC Presented Baldrige Award for Innovation and Performance Excellence

    Apr 24, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center was presented the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award April 23. The award is the nationAca,!a,,cs highest honor for organizational innovation and performance excellence.

  • Community rallies 'round deploying engineers

    Apr 24, 2008

    Community members including nearly three dozen members of the Patriot Guard Riders surrounded the Soldiers of B Company, 46th Engineer Battalion April 19 for an afternoon deployment farewell at Fort Rucker's Lake Tholocco.

  • Event to Test Arsenal's Response to Terrorism

    Apr 24, 2008

    The official word is out: Redstone Arsenal employees are asked to prepare for a large-scale weapons of mass destruction simulation event May 7-8 that will test responses among the ArsenalAca,!a,,cs emergency personnel as well as its organizations and tenants. Thanks to more thorough security measures and heightened public awareness, chances are an incident similar to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, will not occur on Redstone Arsenal. But, as an installation regarded as a prime target for terrorists, Arsenal emergency personnel are continually training and preparing to respond to a wide range of large-scale weapons of mass destruction situations.

  • Honest communication preserves Army Families throughout deployment

    Apr 23, 2008

    Fort Rucker community supports Families during deployment

  • JMRC Falcon Team Uses Air Assets to Train Mentors for War

    Apr 23, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Joint Multinational Readiness Center Observer/Controllers train NATO Operational Mentor Liaison Teams on mentoring the Afghan National Army and liaising with coalition forces in support of ISAF.

  • Commandants gather, discuss what's necessary for NCOES transformation

    Apr 22, 2008

    More than 150 commandants and senior NCOs from NCO academies throughout the Army gathered for the 2008 Commandants Workshop held in the Centennial Club, April 15-17 at Fort Bliss, Texas, to share their professional opinions and discuss ways to make the far-from-simple NCOES transformation as successful and beneficial as possible. The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy hosts the workshop annually as both a training seminar and a forum for sharing and brainstorming NCOES and NCO academy topics.

  • Military working dog retires with handler's family

    Apr 22, 2008

    A 2-year-old military working dog, whose master was killed in action in Afghanistan earlier this year, found comfort in a new home Friday. Bo, a specialized search dog assigned to the 6th Military Police Detachment, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment here, was adopted by his handlerAca,!a,,cs brother in a ceremony at the Gwinnett County Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville, Ga.

  • CSA meets with Basic Training Soldiers

    Apr 22, 2008

    CSA meets with Basic Training Soldiers after witnessing their First Aid training.

  • 16 Student Teams Win in eCYBERMISSION Regional Competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Sixteen student teams from throughout the United States are first place regional winners in the 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

  • 'Best Rangers' wrap up 2008 competition

    Apr 18, 2008

    Staff Sgts. Michael Broussard and Shayne Cherry of the 75th Ranger Regiment crossed the finish line Sunday in first place after a grueling weekend to win the 25th Best Ranger Competition.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Lawrence Pope

    Apr 18, 2008

    Mr. Pope talks to the TRADOC News Service about his participation in Unified Quest 2008. UQ is the Army Chief of Staff's war game that is analyzing how the Army will operate in the era of persistent conflict.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with 1st Lt. Sharon Toulouse

    Apr 18, 2008

    Lt. Toulouse shares her experience as a Senate Youth Program mentor. SYP is a week-long program in Washington DC that takes the nation's finest high school students and lets them observe how the US government works while military personnel serve as mentors and guides.

  • AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

    Apr 18, 2008

    AMC NewsCast Edition 1: Army Contracting Command - Part 1 of 3

  • Army Makes Training Grenades Safer for the Environment

    Apr 18, 2008

    Two frequently used ordnance simulators no longer contain perchlorate thanks to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Perchlorate Replacement Team. A fiscal 2007 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award winner for excellence in weapons system acquisition.

  • Benning Signs First Covenant with Local Communities

    Apr 17, 2008

    The Army formally signed its first community covenant Thursday between Fort Benning and the towns of Columbus, Ga., and Phenix City, Ala., launching a mutual commitment of support by the Army and the local communities to Soldiers and Families.

  • Fort Sill offers prenatal exercise class

    Apr 17, 2008

    Fort Sill's Rinehart Fitness Center offers prenatal fitness classes to women.

  • High-tech hits Fort Sill...literally

    Apr 17, 2008

    A high-tech instrument package fell to earth and landed inside an impact area on a Fort Sill range. It was recovered for the private company by EOD and range personnel.

  • Army musicians worldwide gather for training

    Apr 16, 2008

    Article about the Army Band Leader Training in Williamsburg, Va., April 9 through 13.

  • Salsa Band

    Apr 16, 2008

    Photo of The Salsa Band of the 248th Army Band by Sidney Lilly.

  • All in the family

    Apr 16, 2008

    Lindsay Hardin doesnAca,!a,,ct always follow her brothersAca,!a,,c lead, but she knows when they have a good idea. So on March 19, the day her older brother, James, 20, shipped out for Basic Training at Fort Benning, Ga., 19-year old Lindsay enlisted as a military police officer. In doing so she not only followed James, but also her brother Jarrod, a 17-year old junior who last November enlisted in the Army Reserve as a combat engineer, using the Split-training Option. Lindsay shipped to Fort Leonard Wood in April; Jarrod will follow in June.

  • Carlisle Barracks, U.S. Army War College employees learn more about Civilian Education System

    Apr 15, 2008

    Post civilian employees were given a first-hand look at the new civilian education system during a noon-time lecture April 3 in Bliss Hall.

  • Carlisle Barracks hosts Welcome Home Warrior-Citizens ceremony

    Apr 15, 2008

    As the U.S. Army Reserves prepares to celebrate it's 100th anniversary, more than 20 reserve Soldiers were honored for their service during a Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen Ceremony April 11 in Bliss Hall at Carlisle Barracks, home of the U.S. Army War College.

  • Golf Legend Visits Wounded Warriors

    Apr 15, 2008

    Jack Nicklaus spent time with a group of about 40 Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., and its Eisenhower Army Medical Center April 9. The Soldiers are members of the hospitalAca,!a,,cs Warriors in Transition Unit and the local Veterans Affairs Active Duty Rehabilitation program.

  • Visibility of excess components on APC just became easier with new program at Sierra Army Depot

    Apr 14, 2008

    Army Euipment Regeneration and Utilization Center (AERUC) Program kicks-off at Sierra Army Depot.

  • New Safety Stop Light

    Apr 14, 2008

    A new method to help prevent accidents or near misses in the workplace

  • Giving it a 'tri'

    Apr 11, 2008

    Fort Rucker sponsors the first Sgt. Audie Murphy Triathlon June 21 at Lake Tholocco.

  • FCS Land Warrior: Value Added to Army

    Apr 11, 2008

    The future of Army combat technology was demonstrated on Capitol Hill Thursday, exhibiting several systems that enable Soldiers to fight better, faster and most importantly, safer.

  • Aviation personnel meet modern warfighting demands

    Apr 10, 2008

    This article is the second in a four-part series about the 25th anniversary of the Aviation Branch. It discusses the conditions and circumstances that led up to the creation of the Aviation Branch.

  • Fort Rucker 'douses' competition

    Apr 10, 2008

    Fort Rucker firefighters named the Large Fire Department of the Year in the Southeast Region.

  • Civilian Education System Video

    Apr 10, 2008

    Civilian Education System and Army Management Staff College briefing video.

  • Tradewinds 2008 AAR

    Apr 9, 2008

    Lieutenant General Glenn Spears, commander of the United States Southern Command takes questions during the Tradewinds 2008 After Action Review Aca,!A"The Way AheadAca,!A? presented by the Dominican Armed Forces and MARFORSOUTH as Major General Nelson Marmolejos looks on in ernest.

  • Photo Contest Recognizes Lee Soldier

    Apr 9, 2008

    A Fort Lee Soldier has been recognized by one of the oldest photography competitions in the country. First sergeant Celia L. Feller, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 23rd Quartermaster Brigade, took third place in two different categories of the All-Army Digital Photography Contest, the 50th iteration of the annual Army imaging contest.

  • TRADOC's Top Enlisted Soldier Visits

    Apr 9, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs top enlisted Soldier paid a visit to Fort Lee April 2. Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Bruner was here last week to familiarize himself with various aspects of training at the Quartermaster Center and School and to talk with troops.

  • Safety in Numbers

    Apr 9, 2008

    Promoting motorcycle safety may take many forms, but nothing turns heads (and rumbles the earth) quite like the roar of 375 motorcyclists cruising down the interstate. That was the scene April 4 during Operation Rolling Thunder when a trail of cyclists, police-escorted and a quarter-mile in length, made a deafening 100-mile trip from Fort Monroe to Fort Lee to raise motorcycle ridership issues.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC to Receive Baldrige Award for Performance Excellence

    Apr 9, 2008

    The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center will officially become the first Department of Defense organization in history to be awarded the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award at the Hilton Washington in Washington, D.C., on April 23.

  • TRADOC In-Depth with Dr. Michael Vlahos

    Apr 7, 2008

    Dr. Vlahos 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.

  • Florida Wounded Warrior Re-Enlists

    Apr 7, 2008

    Wounded warrior, Sgt. Peter Nelson took the oath April 4 -- the anniversary date of Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray SmithAca,!a,,cs sacrifice to our great Nation and the awarding of the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.

  • 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.

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