Field Report #280, June 15, 2007

The U.S. Army Celebrates 232 Years of Service
Since its birth on 14 June 1775—over a year before the Declaration of Independence—the United States Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of our Nation.

Army wife and mother Vicki Cody has written a 64-page book to help parents of soldiers have a better understanding of life in the military.

The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for the month of May.

Mountain State University Move Up the Ranks by Earning Your Leadership Degree Online

2007 Army Concert Tour
The 2007 Army Concert Tour is coming to an installation near you - don't miss it!

Troops to Teachers (TTT) was established in 1994 as a Department of Defense program. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000 transferred the responsibility for program oversight and funding to the U.S. Department of Education but continued operation by the Department of Defense.

Disabled Vets to Test Limits During Games
More than 20 veterans injured during combat in Iraq and Afghanistan will join some 600 other disabled veterans next week for the 27th National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

Airport Celebrates 500,000th R&R Traveler
A "shower of affection" greeted an aircraft carrying the 500,000th servicemember and DOD civilian returning home for R&R from operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Tuesday.

Associated Press - (APTN)
Jun. 15, 2007. 03:03 AM EST
Six men accused of plotting to attack soldiers at Fort Dix pleaded not guilty Thursday as a federal judge promised to have the trial wrapped up by the end of the year. (June 15)

  • Army Wants to Enlist Illegals
  • 63rd Anniversary of D-Day
  • Next-Gen Flak Jacket Ordered for U.S. Army
  • China Attempting Cyberspace Dominance
  • U.S. Warship Fires Warning Shots at Pirates

  • Lebanon - Army Engages Fatah al-Islam
  • Italian Elite Corps
  • New army wife here
  • My son went to basic training & I'm really scared.
  • kids?