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  • Heading for home to help veterans

    Mar 5, 2013

    How often does one get the chance to run on the field at Fenway Park, cross home plate, and help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families -- all on the same day?

  • Arlington National Cemetery to share design for Millennium expansion project

    Mar 4, 2013

    The Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., started in the late 1990s when Congress realized that Arlington National Cemetery was near capacity. Expansion areas were limited, but through law, Congress directed a land transfer from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., and the National Park Service; paired with existing Arlington property, the Millennium Project was born.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit hosts Army National Junior Rifle Championship

    Feb 28, 2013

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit continued its full-fledged support of America's youth when it hosted the 2013 U.S. Army National Junior Air Rifle Championship, Feb. 25-27, at the unit's world-class Pool Indoor Range at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Mountain Soldiers complete winter challenge, honor history

    Feb 28, 2013

    Soldiers from 10th Mountain Division (LI) conducted a Mountain Winter Challenge, Feb. 21-22, 2013, at the Childers Indoors Weapons Training Facility on Fort Drum, N.Y., to honor past division Soldiers, foster esprit de corps and compete to be recognized as the top winter warfare team.

  • Fort Carson Exceptional Family Member Program earns Special Olympic grant

    Feb 28, 2013

    Averee, along with seven other children, participated in Sunday's basketball practice at the Special Events Center, hosted by the Exceptional Family Member Program and made possible by a Department of Defense grant to create a Special Olympics program at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • Gen. Schwarzkopf laid to rest at West Point with honor, fond memories

    Feb 28, 2013

    Twenty-two years to the day when Operation Desert Storm ended, the general who commanded the coalition force ground offensive was laid to rest at West Point, N.Y. A memorial service for retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, a U.S. Military Academy Class of 1956 graduate, was held at the Cadet Chapel, Feb. 28, 2013, with family, friends and colleagues in attendance.

  • Women make their mark in combat aviation

    Feb 27, 2013

    Operation Desert Storm saw the first female aviator in battle when Maj. Marie T. Rossi took the driver's seat flying fuel and ammunition to the Soldiers crossing into enemy territory. Rossi lost her life when her CH-47 Chinook helicopter went down, March 1, 1991.

  • Culinary training exercise heats up, opens to public next week

    Feb 27, 2013

    More than 200 U.S. Armed Forces chefs are on their way to Fort Lee, Va., from military installations around the world, for the 38th annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event.

  • 166th Aviation female pilots smash male barrier, challenges head-on

    Feb 27, 2013

    In logistics and intelligence units a fair number of female officers can be found, but at First Army Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade, women aviators are few and far between.

  • PACOM commander tours Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Feb 26, 2013

    The commander of the U.S. Pacific Command toured the facilities of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 22, 2013, and experienced the capabilities of the Stryker armored fight vehicles firsthand. He spoke about the military re-balancing in the Pacific and I Corps' future role in the region.

  • SMA calls for Soldiers to maintain professionalism

    Feb 25, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler spent the day touring the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, La., Feb. 21, 2013, getting a first-hand glimpse of training and visiting with Soldiers.

  • 'Gold Miners' bolster brigade's prospects for AFRICOM success

    Feb 23, 2013

    A team of 32 Soldiers, known as the "Gold Miners," are providing sustainment training and coaching this week in the Mohave Desert to troops of 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, which is the first unit to be regionally aligned to U.S. Africa Command.

  • 11th ACR testing 'Dagger' Soldiers for AFRICOM missions

    Feb 23, 2013

    Before the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team can qualify to become the first regionally aligned brigade assigned to U.S. Africa Command, they will need to deal with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Professionalism stressed during Center for the Army Profession and Ethic meeting

    Feb 22, 2013

    Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians learned about the five essential characteristics of the Army Profession and the three criteria for certification as an Army Professional during a Center for the Army Profession and Ethic meeting at Thurman Hall, Fort Belvoir, Va., Feb. 14. The five essential characteristics include military expertise, honorable service, trust, espirit de corps and stewardship of the profession while the three criteria are competence, character and commitment.

  • Herschel Walker shares his battle against mental illness with Fort Drum Soldiers

    Feb 21, 2013

    An NFL football legend tackled the tough topic of mental health last week in front of hundreds of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers gathered at the Multipurpose Auditorium on Fort Drum, N.Y.

  • Oklahoma firefighters burn to learn on Fort Sill

    Feb 21, 2013

    Hundreds of firefighters from across Oklahoma gathered Feb. 15-17 for the third annual Destry Horton Wildland and EMS School. The purpose of the school is to teach firefighters how to safely and effectively put out a wildland fire.

  • Army breaks ground on first privatized apartments for junior enlisted

    Feb 21, 2013

    Officials broke ground at Fort Meade, Md., Feb. 20, 2013, at the construction site of Reece Crossings, the Army's first on-post, garden-style apartment complex for unaccompanied junior-enlisted service members.

  • 5-year Army R&D outreach initiative brings science, engineering to elementary students

    Feb 20, 2013

    In its inaugural year, the STEM Superstar program, the brainchild of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center Educational Outreach Team engages students from kindergarten to fifth grade in stimulating activities challenging students to think creatively and solve problems like an engineer.

  • AUSA kicks off last winter symposium in Florida

    Feb 20, 2013

    For 14 years now the Association of the United States Army has held its winter symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but this year's event will be the last in the Sunshine State.

  • Army Corps of Engineers, other federal agencies release Asian carp environmental DNA study findings

    Feb 20, 2013

    The Corps and other members of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee are studying ways to improve the understanding and interpretation of Asian carp environmental DNA results in order to refine this relatively young monitoring tool to make it the most effective at detecting a live invasive silver or bighead carp.

  • Mountain Athlete Warrior program stresses functional fitness

    Feb 19, 2013

    Staff Sgt. Ryan Chancellor grimaced as he lifted the 135 pounds on the bar. Repetition after repetition, he performed the deadlifts. After 20 reps, he dropped the weight and picked up the 35-pound kettle bell and began his 15 swings -- "American" style -- heaving the weight until it was over his head.

  • Utah Guard Soldiers, mountains help prep 704th MI for Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2013

    In preparation for an upcoming deployment, Soldiers of Alpha Company, 742nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, traveled to Camp Williams for several weeks of training in the mountains of Utah.

  • Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC named a Center of Excellence for foundry operations

    Feb 19, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh designated Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center as a Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Foundry operations.

  • Army South hosts, mentors seventh graders at Camp Bullis

    Feb 19, 2013

    U.S. Army South hosted and mentored students from the San Antonio Academy of Texas at the Leader Reaction Course at Camp Bullis, Texas, Feb. 14, 2013.

  • Food inspection specialists focus on prevention, education

    Feb 15, 2013

    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year roughly one in six Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.

  • More than eye candy, Watervliet's painters add value

    Feb 13, 2013

    In one of the oldest buildings on the Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., which has been an Army-owned-and-operated manufacturing center since the War of 1812, resides one of the most important but unsung heroes of Arsenal manufacturing -- the Arsenal's paint operation.

  • AMC commander tours Sierra Army Depot for first time

    Feb 13, 2013

    The commander of Army Materiel Command toured the operations at Sierra Army Depot, Calif., Feb. 5-6, 2013, and was impressed by the appearance throughout the organization.

  • Women's Boxing 'storms' into West Point

    Feb 13, 2013

    There's really no way to ignore the fact that a snowstorm made a mess of the inaugural West Point Women's Boxing Invitational, Feb. 9, 2013.

  • 35th Signal Brigade showcases technology for students

    Feb 12, 2013

    Fort Gordon, Ga., service members have long made an active and positive contribution in the Central Savannah River Area, and 35th Signal Brigade Soldiers continued that tradition during a recent community outing.

  • Combat veterans refresh unmanned aircraft skills

    Feb 12, 2013

    Paratroopers with 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, reviewed the effective use of unmanned aerial vehicles in Afghanistan during a recent UAV refresher training course at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • National Guard troops in New England respond to massive blizzard

    Feb 11, 2013

    Citizen-Soldiers in the Northeast were assisting state authorities Feb. 9, 2013, in the aftermath of Nemo, the giant snowstorm that killed at least five people, left 650,000 without power and resulted in the cancellation of about 5,300 flights.

  • 'Iron Eagles' receive first aircraft

    Feb 11, 2013

    Roaring booms of powerful helicopter engines announced the arrival of the first 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at Butts Army Airfield on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 20, 2013.

  • Wounded Warriors find peace, enjoyment at hunting event

    Feb 11, 2013

    Twenty-eight wounded warriors spent the weekend hunting in the woods of Elliott Lake at Red River Army Depot, Texas, Dec. 14-16, 2012.

  • Mentors provide special attention to children of the fallen

    Feb 9, 2013

    Employees of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, mentored children of fallen service members, while having fun Mardi Gras style, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., Feb. 9, 2013.

  • Fort Hood hosts first free fall exercise in years

    Feb 8, 2013

    The only current Airborne unit on Fort Hood, Texas, added a twist to their monthly static-line jump when six Soldiers also participated in a Military Free Fall, Feb. 5, 2013.

  • Officials name Fort Drum's antiterrorism program best in Army

    Feb 7, 2013

    Two anti-terrorism officers at Fort Drum, N.Y., spend much of their time examining the installation through the enemy's eyes, ensuring that the world's worst-case scenarios never make it onto the installation.

  • Natick, UMass Lowell to work together for Soldiers

    Feb 7, 2013

    Scientists and engineers from Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Mass., will join faculty and student researchers from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in a new research and development initiative that was announced Feb. 7, 2013, at the UMass Lowell campus.

  • Corps of Engineers improving nation's inland waterways

    Feb 7, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to transform its Civil Works Program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and "improve the reliability of the nation's water infrastructure," said Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works.

  • Soldiers escort vets to auto show

    Feb 7, 2013

    Several veterans from the Armed Forces Retirement Home here attended the Washington Auto Show, Feb. 5., thanks to Soldiers who volunteered to push them in their wheelchairs through the sprawling convention center.

  • SecArmy after exploring virtual, live training at Fort Sill: Training cost-effective, crucial

    Feb 7, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh was briefed on how the Fires Center of Excellence uses different training environments to be more cost effective after a visit to Fort Sill, Okla., Feb. 6-7, 2013.

  • USO opens largest center at Fort Belvoir

    Feb 6, 2013

    The USO cut the ribbon on their new "Wounded Warrior and Family Center" at Fort Belvoir, Va., during a grand opening ceremony, Feb. 5, 2013.

  • Armor, Infantry unite at West Point for Maneuver Ball

    Feb 6, 2013

    West Point hosted the third annual Maneuver Ball, Feb. 1, 2013, at the West Point Club with nearly 350 community members, staff and faculty attending, including 150 Class of 2013 cadets branching Armor or Infantry.

  • Camp Atterbury JMTC marks 10 years of Soldier training, mobilization

    Feb 6, 2013

    February 2013 marks the 10-year anniversary of Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Edinburgh, Ind., as a mobilization station in support overseas contingency operations and other missions around the world.

  • Army recognizes patients during Patient Recognition Month

    Feb 5, 2013

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital command and staff joined Army Medicine worldwide in honoring patients during Patient Recognition Month.

  • Jay Leno test drives Army vehicle

    Feb 5, 2013

    Jay Leno's garage is known for some of the most impressive vehicles in the world, and parked inside was the Army Materiel Command's Fuel Efficient Demonstrator, Feb. 4, 2013, in Burbank Calif.

  • Kennedy flame to receive upgrades

    Feb 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a Maryland company a contract, Jan. 31, 2013, to upgrade the John F. Kennedy eternal flame at Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • 16th Combat Aviation Brigade completes collective crew training

    Feb 4, 2013

    Soldiers from the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade improved mission readiness and responsiveness while working as a multifunctional aviation task force during collective crew training at Yakima Training Center, Wash.

  • Gray Eagle takes flight: 1st ID unmanned aircraft system company begins Afghanistan deployment

    Feb 4, 2013

    A company of 1st Infantry Division Soldiers responsible for operating and maintaining one of the Army's newest unmanned aircraft systems, departed Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 29, 2013, destined for Afghanistan.

  • Military leaders from throughout the Americas visit Army North, discuss common issues

    Feb 1, 2013

    Military leaders from Central America visited U.S. Army North throughout the day Jan. 30 as part of the Central American Regional Leaders' Conference, hosted by U.S. Army South, in a cooperative effort to establish closer ties between militaries and to improve coordination on common issues.

  • Corps of Engineers awards $648 million Fort Bliss replacement hospital

    Jan 31, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, awarded a $648 million contract, Jan. 29, 2013, for the construction of the Fort Bliss, Texas, replacement hospital.

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Dam!

    Jan 30, 2013

    Based on computer-aided design, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District's 3-D printer allows full-scale project components to be shrunk into a handheld model that team members can use to better visualize and conceptualize their work like never before.

  • 101st Airborne Division cases colors before Afghanistan deployment

    Jan 29, 2013

    The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) cased its colors during a ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky., Jan. 25, 2013, as approximately 600 Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion get set to begin their latest "Rendezvous with Destiny."

  • Fighting Eagles deliver legacy to Fort Carson

    Jan 29, 2013

    The Army's newest Combat Aviation Brigade moved one step closer to being a fully equipped and manned formation Jan. 28 thanks to the Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division's Company B, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Raiders enter 'the wild blue' with UAV training

    Jan 28, 2013

    Unmanned aerial vehicles soared through the sky under the control of 16 "Raider" Brigade Soldiers during QR-11 Raven training on Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 7-18, 2013.

  • Veterans get a taste of new rations technology

    Jan 28, 2013

    Veterans from the small town of Hopkinton, Mass., recently got a taste of new military rations technology at their monthly veterans breakfast, courtesy of the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Combat Feeding Directorate.

  • Latino Inaugural Gala honors Soldiers

    Jan 28, 2013

    A number of Soldiers shared the Kennedy Center stage last week with stars like Eva Longoria, George Lopez and Antonio Banderas.

  • STEM students building bridges to bright futures

    Jan 26, 2013

    During Viva Technology Day, students at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles participated in hands-on competitive, educational challenges. They worked in teams led by college students and Corps of Engineers interns who major in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM.

  • Robots in operating rooms support rapid return to duty

    Jan 25, 2013

    Surgeons using robots in the operating room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the nation's largest military medical treatment facility, ensure many patients experience less pain, less blood loss, and shorter recovery times, according to the physicians and patients.

  • Army Sustainment Command helps area schools via Computers for Learning Program

    Jan 25, 2013

    The Army Sustainment Command is doing its part to provide technology to areas schools via the Computers for Learning Program. A program that takes Army computers and puts them into America's schools.

  • Nurse case managers support WTB Soldiers in health care journey

    Jan 24, 2013

    Susan Reynolds is like a quarterback on the health care field. Being ready to receive any information and execute a care plan precisely is the nature of her job as a nurse case manager at the Fort Carson, Colo., Warrior Transition Battalion.

  • Arlington Cemetery debuts upgraded welcome center

    Jan 24, 2013

    Arlington National Cemetery's endeavor to inform of its past and to educate visitors continued to move forward Jan. 20, 2013, with the official opening of a revamped welcome center.

  • Army hospital unveils Wi-Fi for patients, families

    Jan 23, 2013

    Patients and their families will soon be able to text, email or just browse the Internet from their commercial, personally-owned wireless devices at San Antonio Military Medical Center, thanks to a new guest wireless pilot program set to launch in late January.

  • 101st Airborne Division to case colors, ready for Afghanistan deployment

    Jan 23, 2013

    The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will hold its colors-casing ceremony Jan. 25, 2013, to mark its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Corps of Engineers completes Army's largest solar array installation

    Jan 22, 2013

    The largest solar power system in the U.S. Army is coming online at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., and officials gathered, Jan. 16, 2013, to mark the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

  • Soldiers, former NFL players discuss life after violence

    Jan 22, 2013

    Former professional football players met "real warriors," Jan. 12, 2013, and discovered they had a lot in common.

  • Concert for military kids kicks off inaugural weekend

    Jan 22, 2013

    Thousands of kids from around the country took in the musical performances of Usher, Katy Perry and Mindless Behavior as guests of Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, Ph.D., in advance of the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.

  • Obama thanks service members, families at CINC Inaugural Ball

    Jan 22, 2013

    During the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball, Jan. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C., some 4,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen gathered to help President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama celebrate the start of his second term.

  • Top Army environment official visits Fort Huachuca, tours net-zero school

    Jan 18, 2013

    Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, visited Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013, to gather information regarding the SunZia power lines that will span across Fort Huachuca, Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Clarke assumes command as 74th Corps of Cadets' commandant

    Jan 18, 2013

    The U.S. Military Academy welcomed Brig. Gen. Richard D. Clarke as the 74th commandant of the Corps of Cadets, Jan. 18, 2013, during a change-of-command ceremony at Cullum Hall, at West Point, N.Y.

  • White Sands home to Army's largest solar power system

    Jan 17, 2013

    The U.S. Army dedicated its largest solar photovoltaic system at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Jan. 16, 2013, in a ceremony led by Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, White Sands commander, joined by Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.

  • Soldier posthumously awarded Distinguished Service Cross

    Jan 17, 2013

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of U.S. Forces Command, awarded the Distinguished Service Cross to the widow of Staff Sgt. Eric B. Shaw, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during a somber ceremony, Jan. 16, 2013, at Liberty Chapel at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • CASCOM hosts Israeli soldiers, provides training insight

    Jan 16, 2013

    The Combined Arms Support Command hosted Maj. Gen. Jacob Barak, Israeli Defense Force Technology and Logistics Branch head, and members of the Israeli Defense Force for a tour of its schools, Jan. 14, 2013, at Fort Lee.

  • Months-long wait ends for wounded warrior reunited with comrades

    Jan 16, 2013

    On June 12, 2012, while conducting a dismounted patrol in Maiwand, Afghanistan, an improvised explosive device detonated near the men of 1st Platoon, Company B, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Following the explosion, Spc. Chris Anderson's life would forever be changed.

  • Army's top enlisted Soldier visits Fort Bragg

    Jan 16, 2013

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Fort Bragg, N.C., to meet with sergeants major from various commands throughout the Army during a Board of Directors meeting at U.S. Army Forces Command Headquarters, Jan. 14-18, 2013.

  • Historic Los Alamitos base now home to state-of-the-art Army Reserve headquarters

    Jan 16, 2013

    The 79th Sustainment Support Command officially opened its new 53,000-square-foot headquarters facility on Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos, Calif., Jan. 12, 2013.

  • 82nd CAB pilots hone skills in helicopter simulators

    Jan 15, 2013

    Pilots throughout the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade "Pegasus" use the Southeast Regional Flight Simulation Training Center at Simmons Army Airfield at Fort Bragg, N.C., to help maintain and enhance their aviation skills.

  • FIRST LEGO League Challenge held at Army Test and Evaluation Command

    Jan 15, 2013

    More than 180 students from across the state competed in the second annual FIRST LEGO League Challenge at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Jan. 5, 2013.

  • Army helicopters aid stranded oil rig

    Jan 15, 2013

    A storm New Year's Eve ran an arctic drilling rig aground on an Alaskan island and two new Chinook helicopters from Fort Wainwright, Alaska, came to the rescue.

  • Military plays security support role for inauguration

    Jan 15, 2013

    Soldiers from around the nation will provide security assistance to the Secret Service, the FBI, the National Park Police and other law enforcement agencies during the 2013 inauguration event in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013.

  • Corps breaks ground on phase 2 of Fort Stewart hospital expansion

    Jan 14, 2013

    Officials with Fort Stewart, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, Winn Army Hospital, and prime contractor McCarthy Building Company broke ground on phase two of a large-scale hospital expansion project, Jan. 10, 2013, at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Soldiers prep for presidential inauguration

    Jan 14, 2013

    The Army will play a major role in the 57th presidential inaugural, set for Jan. 21, 2013, and early Sunday morning, Soldiers participated in a full dress rehearsal, marching along Pennsylvania Avenue and 14th Street from Capitol Hill to beyond the White House.

  • Tooele Army Depot to store rocket motors for Missile Defense Agency

    Jan 14, 2013

    After a year of meticulous planning and preparation, Tooele Army Depot, Utah, has begun to receive and store first- and second-stage C-4 rocket motors from the Trident I C-4 Fleet Ballistic Missile/Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile from the Missile Defense Agency.

  • West Point enters 2013 RecycleMania tourney

    Jan 10, 2013

    For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Military Academy has joined the RecycleMania tournament and is ready to out-recycle more than 600 other colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada.

  • GHS to bring changes to labeling, classification of hazardous chemicals

    Jan 9, 2013

    Soldiers and civilians who handle hazardous chemicals as part of their job will soon begin training for changes coming to the labeling and classification of chemicals in the workplace.

  • Teller lone military brat in All-American Bowl

    Jan 9, 2013

    Retired Army Reserve Maj. Rick Teller got choked up while talking about his son, Wyatt, the lone military brat among 90 players in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

  • Cadets play key role in National Combine

    Jan 8, 2013

    Cadets from colleges across the country served as marshals for the National Combine held in conjunction with the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. Part of their role was talk to players about life as a Cadet and opportunities available through ROTC.

  • Army recognizes excellence at awards dinner

    Jan 7, 2013

    The Rotary Club of San Antonio hosted the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl Awards Dinner at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, to celebrate the achievements of the All-American athletes and to honor Army Soldiers' and their families, Jan. 4, 2013.

  • East strikes quickly to win U.S. Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 7, 2013

    Wide receiver James Quick caught the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass and received the Pete Dawkins Most Valuable Player trophy for helping the East to a 15-8 victory over the West in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Jan. 5, 2012, at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

  • Army Strong Zone shows 150 Ways to be 'Army Strong'

    Jan 6, 2013

    The Army Strong Zone, a 129,000 square-foot exhibit area adjacent to the Alamodome, provides Americans a platform to experience the diverse elements of the world's strongest team -- the U.S. Army.

  • Football coaches, Soldiers breed winners

    Jan 5, 2013

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commander, Training and Doctrine Command, addressed about 90 coaches of the nation's top high school football players at the 2013 All-American Bowl in San Antonio.

  • Soldiers 'showcase' Army opportunities at All-American Bowl

    Jan 5, 2013

    The "Army Strong" message got a big boost this week as Soldier heroes, about 90 of the nation's top high school football players and their coaches, about 150 band members, a number of drill sergeants and many others converged in San Antonio for 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl activities.

  • Army, civilian leaders discuss Soldier, veteran opportunities at All-American Bowl

    Jan 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is hosting an array of events leading up to the bowl game, bringing military and civilians together for networking purposes.

  • Soldiers teach Army Values to All-American Bowl participants

    Jan 4, 2013

    Army All-American players, band members and Soldier Heroes met at the Sunset Station in San Antonio, Jan. 2, 2013, for dinner and a little friendly East vs. West competition.

  • Pre-game challenges energize All-American Bowl atmosphere

    Jan 3, 2013

    Drill sergeants barked orders and words of encouragement to motivate 90 of the top-ranked high school football players and 125 band members from around the nation as they competed, Jan. 2, 2012, in a number of events including relay races, pushups, sit-ups and a food-eating contest.

  • All-American Bowl VIPs spend 'golden' day with parachutists

    Jan 3, 2013

    Community leaders and educators get a first-hand look at the life of the Army's famed Golden Knights. Though weather prevented them from the jumping Thursday, the VIPs still raved about their experience.

  • Vehicle swap mission saves Army money

    Jan 2, 2013

    The idea was simple enough: Fort Hood, Texas, had a crane destined for Fort Polk, La. Fort Polk had 12 Humvees destined for Fort Hood.

  • Woodrow Wilson honored in Washington

    Jan 2, 2013

    The 28th President of the United States (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson was honored on his birthday at the Washington National Cathedral with a Joint Armed Forces Full Honor wreath laying ceremony, Dec. 28, 2012.

  • Band veterans playing new role at All-American Bowl

    Jan 2, 2013

    A half-dozen senior ROTC Cadets who are former All-American Bowl marching band members are in San Antonio this week helping ensure another standout performance.

  • 'The Admiral' oversees Army All-American Bowl West team practice

    Jan 1, 2013

    NBA All-Star Hall of Fame player David "The Admiral" Robinson stopped by to watch U.S. Army All-American players practice in San Antonio.

  • Corps of Engineers team takes care of its own during Hurricane Sandy recovery

    Dec 31, 2012

    Nearly nine weeks after Hurricane Sandy slammed the greater New York City area, and caused billions of dollars in damage, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees continue supporting the city and state as they recover from the Oct. 29, 2012, disaster.