Army.com Field Report #297 March 1, 2008

We live in a world where global terrorism and extremist ideologies threaten our safety and our freedom. As we look to the future, we believe the coming decades are likely to be ones of persistent conflict. Our Nation has been at war for over six years.

They call themselves the ‘5301 Club’. All 28 members of this exclusive online group are disabled veterans whom incurred life-altering injuries or illnesses during their military service.

USAA Offers Financial Webinar
The Army has begun a pilot program in five cities offering qualified recruits a down payment for home ownership or seed money to start their own business.With personal debt on the rise as Americans owe nearly $2.5 trillion, USAA, a Fortune 200 financial services company serving members of the military and their families, aims to help military spouses and their households eliminate unnecessary fiscal obligations with its first-ever live, interactive, online webinar, “Wiping Out Debt – Your 2008 Action Plan.”

Do you need debt relief now??

The U.S. Army remains ready to engage and defeat America’s enemies despite experiencing strain after seven years of wartime deployments, the Army’s top civilian and military leaders told a Senate panel here today.

First 'Active First' Soldier Graduates
Pvt. Raymond Loree has become the first Army National Guard Soldier to graduate directly into the active Army's ranks through a new program called Active First.

Setting a new record for participation, 11,533 students representing all 50 states and four U.S. territories have registered for the U.S. Army's 2007-2008 eCYBERMISSION competition.

SyncLive to Stream Live Music
Live webcasts of music and comedy shows will be presented on SyncLive throughout 2008. Key events from Fort Hood that will be streamed via SyncLive include the Welcome Home Show, Month of the Military Child, Freedom Fest, Operation Rising Star and other targeted events.

Associated Press - (APTN)
Mar. 02, 2008. 08:22 AM EST
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Baghdad on Sunday for the first-ever trip by an Iranian president to Iraq. (Mar. 2)

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  • Get Happy, Get a NEW Job!