The Tele-Behavioral Health Service is launched by Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the North Atlantic Regional Medical Command. This virtual behavioral health care system was established to meet the needs of service members, beneficiaries and retirees where there is limited direct care or TRICARE capacity.
The Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Program is launched to ensure that service members are deployed with proper eye protection to avoid unnecessary injuries and improve mission readiness.
Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston becomes the 13th Sgt. Maj. of the Army, replacing Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Tilley.
DVIDS is stood up by Third Army and U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) on behalf of the Department of the Army in support of all branches of the U.S. military. It provides online access and distribution of images and video across a global network.
UN Security Council Resolution 1546 recognizes the interim Iraqi government and calls on the UN to support it. The U.S. hands over sovereignty to the interim government, headed by Prime Minister Iyad Allawi.
Interim FM 3-07-22, Counterinsurgency is published with notice that it "expires" in Oct 2006. The manual emphasizes the integration of Army "Special Operations Forces (ARSOF)" with conventional forces.
43rd President George W. Bush is re-elected into office by a 2.4 percent margin, defeating Democratic opponent Senator John Kerry.
Apheresis platelet collection capability is put into action in theater. This technology enables more frequent blood donations from the same donors, and was widely hailed as a significant success by theater surgeons.