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U.S. Corps of Engineers on schedule for Hurricane Sandy fixes

U.S. Corps of Engineers on schedule for Hurricane Sandy fixes

The Army's chief of engineers said that the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent finished and on schedule to be completed by the end of 2016.more

Officials urge weather preparedness

Officials urge weather preparedness

As waves of pollen and oppressive humidity make their way back into the South, Fort Rucker officials urge people to prepare for the year's first severe weather season.more

Fort Hood-based brigade to aid Ebola response in West Africa

Fort Hood-based brigade to aid Ebola response in West Africa

The 48th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Brigade headquarters will deploy to Liberia to command the remaining American forces supporting the U.S. effort to contain the worst Ebola...more

Engineering the Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

Engineering the Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

Engineering is crucial to building and replenishing beaches. Although a lot of engineering goes into planning, designing, and constructing hard structures such as levees, walls, tidal barriers, and...more

101st Airborne Division cases colors, heads home after successful mission in Liberia

101st Airborne Division cases colors, heads home after successful mission in Liberia

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) cased its colors during a ceremony at the Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Feb. 26, marking the end of Operation United Assistance for the Joint...more

Massachusetts deploys Guard members to clear snow

Massachusetts deploys Guard members to clear snow

About 500 National Guard members have been deployed to assist with snow removal and cleanup efforts for areas of Massachusetts most affected by heavy snowfall from recent winter storms.more

Team eyes mission's next phase as Ebola treatment units completed

Team eyes mission's next phase as Ebola treatment units completed

U.S. and international agencies carrying out Operation United Assistance efforts have wrapped up work on the final two of 10 Ebola treatment units in Liberia, a top engineer with the 101st Airborne...more

Coastal risk: Corps of Engineers releases planning guide for future storms, flooding

Coastal risk: Corps of Engineers releases planning guide for future storms, flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a study, Jan. 28, that frames future risks from rising oceans and increasing weather patterns along the areas affected by 2012's Hurricane Sandy.more

Guard Soldiers, Airmen respond to Northeast snowstorm

Guard Soldiers, Airmen respond to Northeast snowstorm

As blizzard warnings were being issued for the Northeast, the New York National Guard put 260 Soldiers and Airmen on duty to assist in New York's response to the storm, Jan. 26.more

Army logistics thrives in Liberia

Army logistics thrives in Liberia

As Service members of the Joint Forces Command - United Assistance, or JFC-UA, complete their missions, the logistical mission to redeploy the equipment used to battle the virus is picking up...more

Medical laboratory leads task force in Liberia

Medical laboratory leads task force in Liberia

The 1st Area Medical Laboratory is leading a joint task force that is operating six Ebola testing laboratories in Liberia.more

JFC-UA transitions critical health care worker training to partners

JFC-UA transitions critical health care worker training to partners

The Department of Defense Ebola Treatment Training Team, the joint-service team tasked by the DoD to train health care workers to staff Ebola treatment units, is scheduled to transition its...more

Service members in Liberia usher in holiday season

Service members in Liberia usher in holiday season

The holiday season is among the Service members deployed to Liberia in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission, Operation United Assistance. Despite being away from...more

Sustainment troops open full-service post office in Liberia

Sustainment troops open full-service post office in Liberia

As of Dec. 22, 2014, Soldiers deployed to Monrovia, Liberia, in support of Operation United Assistance were able to buy flat rate boxes, apply postage and send their own care packages back home to...more

Liberian, U.S. Soldiers team up on Ebola treatment unit build

Liberian, U.S. Soldiers team up on Ebola treatment unit build

Soldiers of 104th Engineer Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, joined the armed forces of Liberia to build an Ebola treatment unit in Gbediah, Liberia, Dec. 19, 2014, during an...more

Jewish Soldiers receive opportunity to celebrate Hanukkah in Liberia

Jewish Soldiers receive opportunity to celebrate Hanukkah in Liberia

Whether it is a quick phone call home, a package from a loved one or a small celebration of a major holiday, it is a huge morale boost for deployed Soldiers when they are able to keep connection...more

U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threatmore

Army geospatial engineers support Ebola relief effort

Army geospatial engineers support Ebola relief effort

Soldiers at the Army Geospatial Center in Alexandria, Virginia, are using their training as geospatial engineers to analyze data from satellite imagery, aerial photography and field reconnaissance...more

Medical team provides life-saving care to Soldiers deployed to Africa

Medical team provides life-saving care to Soldiers deployed to Africa

The 86th Damage Control Resuscitation Team, 86th Combat Support Hospital, based out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, is a one-of-a-kind medical team operating in the Joint Forces Command-United...more

Army scientist uses diagnostic tools to track Ebola, other viruses

Army scientist uses diagnostic tools to track Ebola, other viruses

An Army virologist using diagnostic tools found traces of Ebola virus in patient samples in West Africa -- a region thought to be untouched by the disease -- seven years before the largest...more

Soldiers, Airmen depart controlled monitoring area in time for holidays after Africa mission

Soldiers, Airmen depart controlled monitoring area in time for holidays after Africa mission

More than 50 Soldiers and Airmen staying in the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Controlled Monitoring Area, at Smith Barracks, in Baumholder, Germany, since their return from missions in support...more