First Army Daily Media Summary for 191000RAug2011 PDF Print E-mail
News Releases - Military & Veterans News
Written by Robert Saxon   
Friday, 19 August 2011 12:04
First Army:

Sharpening The Blade, BlackAnthem.com - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/oDtoR
Scott Curtis, First Army Public Affairs, reports on First Army's 93rd
Birthday celebration. Highlights include historical synopsis and a look at
the future for First Army.
Outlook: positive
Next Step: none
Splash: 8.6K

1st Cav. Div. enlisted leader makes tour of southern Iraq, BlackAnthem.com -
Aug 17, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/t6ey1
Spc. Sharla Lewis, 3rd AAB PAO, 1st Cav. Div., reports on 1st Cavalry
Division's Command Sgt. Maj. Isaia Vimoto and his trip to Iraq to tour
brigade areas of responsibility, build morale and familiarize himself with
the troops and their mission in support of Operation New Dawn.  Vimoto spent
his entire career with light infantry units, most recently as the command
sergeant major for First Army Division West at Fort Hood.
Outlook: positive
Next Step: none
Splash: 8.6K

It's Friday! Time to goof off!, The Quad-City Times - Aug 19, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/pfXxi
Columnist Bill Wundram posted an editorial regarding the kindness shown to
Maj. Leah Kenfield, Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, when an
unknown individual paid for her items while in the checkout line at
Davenport's SuperTarget because they noticed she was wearing a Soldier
uniform and wanted to show their support and appreciation. Her husband, Lt.
Col. Mike Kenfield, is director of public affairs for First Army at the
Arsenal
Outlook: positive
Next Step: none
Splash: 46K

Rock Island Arsenal, IL:

No Rock Arsenal specific articles/events found.

Reserve Component Mob/Demob/News:

Congressional staffers 'taste' life of Soldiers, Army.mil - Aug 17, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/PasjS

200th MP leads readiness training conference, FortMeadesoundoff.com - Aug
18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/uCkzo

'I couldn't be more proud:' Commanders leads 185 3rd ACR troops home from
Iraq, Killeen Daily Herald - Aug 17, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/a0S9y

Support for troops struggling with ptsd, WHBF.com - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/SG6s6

North Carolina Army Guard helicopter crew rescue teen after 50 foot fall,
National Guard News - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/qmjqs

Community Sends Off Local Soldiers, KAAL.com - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/hpzkv

Sumrall Vietnam vet receives Silver Star, WLOX.com - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/VR4r8

Service members respond to worst-case scenario during Vibrant Response 12
exercise, Global Secutrity.org - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/0WDOu

Officials: National Guard's role in Eastern Europe vital, Stars and Stripes
- Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/etMXT

U.S. Army/DoD:

Army vet with PTSD sought the treatment he needed by taking hostages - but
got jail instead, Stars and Stripes - Aug 18, 2011
Link: http://goo.gl/JroVB

Senator slams DoD on suicide prevention efforts Army Times - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/1VDvL

New Fort Belvoir military hospital primed and ready, officials say The
Washington Post - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/8ecZk

After trauma, teaching hope
CNN - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/17JwI

CA Assembly approves limits to funeral protests Army Times (AP) - Aug 18,
2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/1i9kb

What a deal: Work 20 years, get lifetime pension pay; still, military career
not for everyone The Washington Post (AP) - Aug 19, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/LjsiH

Judge bars comments in Killeen plot case San Antonio Express-News - Aug 18,
2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/2UlsB

US Army: No known case of body armor failing AP - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/zqrS0

MTSU, U.S. Army enter unique partnership The Daily News Journal - Aug 18,
2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/siEFx

GCV moves ahead, but more studies ordered Army Times - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/cJZ4N

U.S. Army Official Rips 'Glacial' Acquisition Process Defense News - Aug 18,
2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/fx6Wp

America's Robot Army: Technology to Save Lives in Afghanistan ABC News - Aug
18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/4h4If

BAE, General Dynamics in U.S. Army development deals Reuters - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/jNSEy

U.S. military says 'green' means security UPI - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/sFyPI

US troops weather rockets, recoilless rifles, and grenades in Sabari The
Long War Journal - Aug 19, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/f0nWc

Elmendorf-Richardson gate standoff ends
Army Times (AP) - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/6vNZ7

Identity of Arlington Cemetery remains might rest on Army search for girl in
photo The Washington Post - Aug 18, 2011
Link:  http://goo.gl/1AXo2
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