Army.com Field Report #331 August 1, 2009

Increase of 22,000 Soldiers
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today announced plans to add up to 22,000 soldiers to the U.S. Army’s ranks.

8 Ways to Drive a Car Bargain
If you have good credit and know a few tricks of the trade, you could drive home a great bargain with ease. Car buying, with the right tools, can minimize the stresses often associated with visiting the dealership.

Military Get-A-Way Give-A-Way
If you are in active military or Coast Guard protecting our country, or a disabled veteran, you are eligible to 'get-a-way!'

Webster University Offers Credits
Army Civilian Corps senior leaders now have another incentive for attending the Army Management Staff College

New GI Bill Transfer Takes Effect
Career servicemembers on active duty or in the selected reserve on Aug. 1 may be entitled to transfer all or a portion of their unused entitlement to one or more family members.

Sesame Workshop to Help Children
"Sesame Street" usually conjures visions of Muppets teaching young children their letters and numbers, but they also teach life lessons to help military children cope with deployments, injuries, and now, loss.

The Top 5 Basic Training Video Tips
If you are going to basic training in the near future, then this article is for you.

Soldiers, Families Stay Connected
In reality, a reading program allows Soldiers in Iraq an opportunity to reach across the miles and be part of their children's wonder and imagination.

  • US Considers Expanding Army
  • Obama Scrapping the F-22?
  • Army to Increase by 30,000
  • Translators Not Fit For Duty
  • Serving In Iraq Causes Soliders To Commit Crimes?



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