Field Report #298 March 15, 2008

Many recruits aren’t aware that if they do a good job in basic training they can earn awards and get promoted faster. Of course, getting promoted means more money.

Jessica Simpson Joins the Army
Singer-actress Jessica Simpson may not be a major movie star yet, but troops in Kuwait flocked to see her latest film, "Major Movie Star," when a free screening was offered Monday at Camp Buehring.

General Visits Times Square Recruiting Station
Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general of the Combined Arms Center, visited the Times Square military recruiting station Monday to talk to recruiters and survey the repairs made after an explosion damaged the station last Thursday.

Scores of students at the University of Cincinnati will be surprised today to find their history courses taught by servicemembers in uniform instead of their familiar tweed coat-clad professor.

Army Transforms Warrior Care
The Army has transformed the way it provides care, services and support to all wounded, ill and injured Soldiers (warriors in transition), whether active, Reserve or National Guard. Transitioning warriors required better attention and the Army Medical Action Plan (AMAP) began that transformation.

Deployed to Africa, in a sliver of a country between Somalia and Ethiopia, an education counselor from Camp Darby, Italy, is assisting students beyond the fence perimeter.

The Army Materiel Command's Logistics Support Activity will host its annual worldwide logistics training workshop April 21-25 at the Sparkman Center here. This year's workshop will provide presentations, hands-on training, workshops and exhibits on LOGSA products and services.

Associated Press - (APTN)
Mar. 17, 2008. 04:19 AM EST
Nearing the fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, Vice President Dick Cheney flew into Baghdad today for meetings with military and diplomatic officials and to praise the fragile Iraqi government. (March 17)

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