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Saving energy begins at local level

Saving energy begins at local level

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Every year the month of October is globally recognized as Energy Awareness Month. This year’s Energy Awareness Month theme, “Powering America; We’re on Target,” identifies the need to continue aiming at energy targets to lower operating expenses, reduce […]


US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

The UH-72A Lakota was the center of attention at an unveiling ceremony held earlier this month in Germany, offering military officials from around the world a first-hand look at the U.S. Army’s multi-mission Light Utility Helicopter. The event – which […]


Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

Pilferage, transportation among challenges in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: Pilferage and a lack of coastal waterways are two of the problems faced by Army logisticians in Afghanistan. In Afghanistan, operations continue to be challenged by the fact the country is landlocked, said Maj. Gen. Robert Radin, the deputy […]


Fuelers enjoy some hands-on training

Fuelers enjoy some hands-on training

FORT HOOD, Texas: Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, completed a two-day forward arming and refueling point (FARP) exercise, here, Sept. 15. According to Capt. Ryan Kelly, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., commander of Company E, 1st Attack […]


Army Hits Drawdown Milestones in Iraq

Army Hits Drawdown Milestones in Iraq

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army succeeded in closing hundreds of forward operating bases, removing thousands of troops and drawing down vast amounts of equipment from Iraq in advance of the formal end of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the beginning of Operation […]


Iron Fist Brigade In Huge Canada Army Exercise

Iron Fist Brigade In Huge Canada Army Exercise

London, UK: 20th Armoured Brigade (The Iron Fist) is currently taking part in a huge army exercise in Canada, to help prepare them for their deployment to Afghanistan next year. The three-month-long Exercise Prairie Thunder is held at the British […]


More Army Helicopters Arrive in Pakistan

More Army Helicopters Arrive in Pakistan

GHAZI AVIATION BASE, Pakistan: Four Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 60 soldiers arrived here today as part of the expansion of U.S. military flood relief efforts in Pakistan. The arrival marks the beginning of a transition of […]


Two RAF Squadrons Work Together to Protect Kandahar

Two RAF Squadrons Work Together to Protect Kandahar

While the GR4 Tornados of II (Army Cooperation) Squadron protected the Afghan people and coalition troops, II Squadron RAF Regiment Gunners protected the airfield in Kandahar. RAF Marham’s II (Army Cooperation) Squadron’s Tornados flew missions from Kandahar in support of […]


Former British Army Chief Blasts Blair, Brown for Inadequate War Funding

Former British Army Chief Blasts Blair, Brown for Inadequate War Funding

LONDON: The former head of the British army has strongly criticized former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown for letting British troops down in Iraq and Afghanistan by not adequately funding the two conflict efforts. Retired General Richard Dannatt […]


 
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