Friday, December 31
As slippage continues,officials not sure when Copper Basin link will reopen
BENTON, Tenn. — State officials said Thursday it’s too soon to know how long it will take to clean up thousands of tons of dirt, rock and trees that cascaded across U.S. Highway 64 beside Parksville Lake in Polk County early in the day.
Sunday, December 19
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- For the 278th Regimental Combat Team's yearlong duty in Iraq, the Army has provided some armored Humvees, refitted other "soft-shell" Humvees with new armor and promised that more protection is on the way.
CAMP CALDWELL, Iraq -- Blowing up hidden weapons in the morning and providing security at the opening of a new U.S.-funded school in the afternoon are all in a day's work for the 278th Regimental Combat Team's Deacon Company.
Friday, December 17
When the 30th Brigade Combat Team hands over this Northeastern Iraq sector to its National Guard counterparts from Tennessee, the North Carolina unit will return home having lost five soldiers.
Saturday, December 11
Many of the 278th Regimental Combat Unit soldiers are too busy preparing for their mission in Iraq to be aware of the national attention their unit is getting.
Thursday, December 9
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Members of the 278th Regimental Combat Team on Wednesday brought their concerns about a lack of armor for vehicles soon heading into Iraq directly to U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.