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  • USAMRMC protects Soldiers against unseen enemy

    Oct 31, 2011

    USAMRMC announced that the new adenovirus vaccine was shipped to basic training sites Oct. 18, 2011.

  • PEO Soldier offers integrated training at Fort Polk

    Oct 31, 2011

    Trainers with Program Executive Officer Soldier were at Fort Polk, La., Oct. 17-21, 2011, to train observer/controllers on how to use enhanced night vision goggles, thermal weapons sights, and advanced target pointer illuminator aiming lights.

  • Apple Pie Brigade welcomes redeployed Soldiers

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Apple Pie Brigade helps bring smiles to Soldiers headed home from deployments by greeting them at the Alexandria International Airport in Louisiana.

  • Guard mobilizes after severe October snowstorm

    Oct 31, 2011

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick mobilized the Massachusetts National Guard late Saturday evening in the largest single-state response to a rare October snowstorm that dumped nearly two feet of snow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts.

  • Army to add rotary wing unit at Lewis-McChord

    Oct 28, 2011

    The Army announced Oct. 25, 2011, the planned activation of the 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion and the 46th Aviation Support Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Golden Knights, Blue Angels perform at 30th Annual Amigo Airsho

    Oct 28, 2011

    Aerial performers from all five armed forces filled the skies above roughly 100,000 spectators from Fort Bliss, Texas, and the El Paso community Friday and Saturday for the 30th Annual Amigo Airsho.

  • Fort Campbell holds tour, memorial for Gold Star families

    Oct 28, 2011

    American Gold Star Mothers teamed with the 101st Airborne Division Survivor Outreach Services and Army Community Services for a day-long gold star tour of Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 20, 2011.

  • Officials mark completion of medical facility at Belvoir

    Oct 28, 2011

    After five years of complex inter-agency and interservice collaboration, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital officially cut the ribbon today to celebrate completion of one of the largest and most involved medical Base Realignment and Closure projects.

  • Feds., Florida announce major effort to restore River of Grass

    Oct 27, 2011

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, including representatives from the Army, announced a fast-track planning effort to improve the Central and Southern Everglades by putting more fresh and clean water into the River of Grass.

  • Army surgeons operate on Soldiers in field environment

    Oct 27, 2011

    The medical professionals of the 250th Forward Surgical Team at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., set up their surgical tents and perform real, scheduled operations in field settings.

  • Postal Service sets holiday mail deadlines

    Oct 26, 2011

    The United States Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines to ensure packages arrive to Military and State Department post offices overseas by December 25, 2011.

  • Soldiers excel at Pan Am Games shooting

    Oct 24, 2011

    Soldiers earned six gold medals during marksmanship events at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Oct. 16-22, 2011.

  • Fort Hood sponsorship program reinvigorated

    Oct 21, 2011

    At the Copeland Soldier Service Center, a small but dedicated group of civilians and Soldiers is making sure the Fort Hood, Texas, sponsorship program starts off on the right foot.

  • 'Capital Shield' prepares agencies for emergencies in NCR

    Oct 21, 2011

    The roads and airways of the National Capital Region were a bit busier than usual as more than 70 federal and non-federal agencies practiced their emergency response capabilities.

  • Apache battalion prepares for battlefield

    Oct 21, 2011

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment completed their last AH-64D Apache helicopter gunnery exercises as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • Brazilian Army visits 'Screaming Eagles' to research air assault excellence

    Oct 21, 2011

    Brazilian military leaders visited the 101st Airborne Division this week to establish a center of excellence of instruction in air assault operations in Brazil.

  • Army Under Secretary promotes critical partnerships in South America

    Oct 21, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal completed a week-long visit to Chile and Brazil aimed at gaining a better understanding of the missions and operations and to ensure the U.S. Army is supporting efforts to promote security and stability in Chile and Brazil.

  • Domestic violence victim speaks out at proclamation signing

    Oct 20, 2011

    One act of domestic violence is one too many, and III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr. emphasized that message as he signed the proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Prevention month.

  • New York battle buddies become brothers in arms

    Oct 20, 2011

    When Pvt. Jereld Vanhook, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, arrived in Basic Combat Training nine weeks ago, his "brother," Pfc. Omari Paul was by his side.

  • Visitors experience Frontier Army life at Fort Sill

    Oct 20, 2011

    The Fort Sill Museum hosted its annual Frontier Army Days depicting Army life on Oklahoma Territory in the 1860s.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers unfurl colors at Game 1 of 2011 World Series

    Oct 20, 2011

    More than 100 Soldiers unfurled the nation's colors at Busch Stadium Wednesday during the opening ceremony for Game 1 of the 2011 World Series.

  • Ammo Tech Course graduates first class at Fort Lee

    Oct 20, 2011

    The Army Logistics University Technical Logistics College graduated its first Ammunition Technician Warrant Officer Class at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 14, 2011, capping an extensive effort to move the course from it former location at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Engineers remember unit's past with Waal River Crossing Competition

    Oct 20, 2011

    Howard Burks was there back in 1944 when the real crossing of the Waal River happened, and he was also at the annual competition hosted by the 307th Engineer Battalion at the Kiest Lake on Fort Bragg, N.C., training grounds Oct. 19, 2011.

  • Bigfoot sighting on JBLM

    Oct 19, 2011

    Almost 100 service members, their families and many more from across Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., were on hand to watch Bigfoot No. 10 put on a mini-exhibition and meet the legendary monster truck crew.

  • Maryland Fire and Rescue opens new training site on Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Oct 19, 2011

    The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute North East Regional Training Center recently relocated to a new building and training site at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North.

  • Ammunition plant achieves environmental certification

    Oct 18, 2011

    After six years of sacrifice, hard work, and determination McAlester Army Ammunition Plant achieved the International Organization for Standardization ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System certification, July 10, 2011.

  • Keeping pace with special needs children

    Oct 17, 2011

    The mother of an autistic child on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is working to create an education program for children like her son, who suffers from an autism spectrum disorder and doesn't benefit from mainstream classrooms.

  • Deaf employee doesn't let impairment push her out of picture

    Oct 14, 2011

    Canons blasted, the band played with gusto, and excited family members shouted with glee -- and she heard none of it. Catherine "Diane" Johnson, is deaf.

  • Fort Hood battles 11,380 acres of wildfires

    Oct 13, 2011

    Extreme drought conditions have led to wildfires in Fort Hood's training areas, burning nearly five percent of the 215,000-acre post.

  • VA launches veteran homelessness outreach campaign

    Oct 13, 2011

    As part of its drive to end homelessness among veterans by 2015, the Veterans Affairs Department has launched an outreach initiative in 28 communities across the nation.

  • Civilian EMS workers get a dose of Army medic life

    Oct 13, 2011

    Local New York civilian emergency medical services workers watched medics respond to and work through a mass casualty scenario at the Medical Simulation Training Center on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011

  • Vehicle decals may become thing of past

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Army Provost Marshal General has authorized post and garrison commanders to do away with motor vehicle registration and decals if the commander sees no added value to security.

  • Old Guard Soldiers blaze new trail

    Oct 12, 2011

    For the first time in the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment's (The Old Guard) more than two hundred year history, Staff Sgt. Christopher Rance and Cpl. Christopher Stevens will represent The Old Guard in a sniper/observer competition, Oct 14-16, 2011 in Elk Garden, W.Va.

  • Missile Defense Agency opens doors to future

    Oct 12, 2011

    On display outside the new Von Braun III on Thursday were two pieces of hardware; a training model of the Ground Based Interceptor and a THAAD Launcher Model, which represent the advanced missile technology that the Missile Defense Agency is known for.

  • Exercises may replace deployments in ARFORGEN cycle

    Oct 11, 2011

    With the drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, units that fall into the 12-month available phase of the Army Force Generation Model may eventually be sent on large-scale training exercises instead of deployments, Army officials said Monday.

  • Fort Bragg runs away with gold at Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 10, 2011

    All three teams from Fort Bragg took 1st place in the men's, women's and men's master team active duty divisions at the 2011 Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9.

  • Runners 'pay it forward' to help wounded warriors

    Oct 9, 2011

    The 27th annual Army Ten-Miler brought 30,000 registered runners, but more than that came out to support the nation's military, especially those in the Warrior Transition Command.

  • Marne leadership takes stand against domestic violence

    Oct 7, 2011

    In support of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Third Infantry Division's Commander, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams and Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson signed a formal proclamation, Sept. 29, 2011, in an effort to bring more knowledge and understanding to this unmentionable topic.

  • No Soldier left behind: Return of Korean War vet brings closure to family, friends

    Oct 7, 2011

    Cpl. Eduardo Pedregon, a Korean War veteran, received news of his missing in action in 1950, and since then they have been awaiting for his return.

  • Paratroopers get mountain training at Ranger School site

    Oct 6, 2011

    Paratroopers with Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne Division concluded two weeks of mountain training Sept. 30, 2011, at Camp Frank D. Merrill, the site of the U.S. Army Ranger School's notorious mountain phase.

  • Exchange program brings Australian cadets to West Point

    Oct 6, 2011

    Four cadets from the Australian Defence Force Academy concluded a 10-day visit to West Point Sept. 27, 2011, as part of a military exchange program between the two academies.

  • 2-14 Infantry hosts combat spouse day

    Oct 6, 2011

    The 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment "Golden Dragons" hosted Combat Spouse Day on Sept. 23, 2011, to build camaraderie and esprit de corps among Soldiers and families.

  • Prevention: Domestic violence awareness day set

    Oct 6, 2011

    Prevention of Domestic Abuse Community Awareness Day will begin at Fort Jackson, S.C., with a Walk Against Domestic Abuse, followed by guest speakers from the Family Advocacy Program, the state Attorney General's Office and the Department of Social Services.

  • Special Forces Soldiers save motorist's life, earn them Soldier's Medal

    Oct 6, 2011

    Two Special Forces Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., risked their lives to save a trapped man from a vehicle overturned in a river.

  • Cavalry reunion highlights changes, technology

    Oct 6, 2011

    Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry of 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord,Wash., hosted the 110th anniversary and reunion of the U.S. Army's 14th Cavalry Regiment, Sept. 30, 2011.

  • Fort Hood kicks off statewide crime prevention campaign

    Oct 4, 2011

    The Fort Hood Directorate of Emergency Services joined area law enforcement agencies Sept. 22, 2011, during the kick off of Texas' statewide National Night Out campaign.

  • Fort Campbell's new helicopter simulator provides virtual training

    Oct 3, 2011

    The Non-rated Crew Member Manned Module came to post last week to be used for the first time beyond the testing stages. The module is a simulator that was created to train helicopter crews on the rear of both the CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Black Hawk.

  • 807th Medical Maintenance helps Honduran hospital

    Sep 30, 2011

    The 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) biomedical repair team has decided to help make a difference at the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, by repairing much-needed equipment that the hospital can't afford to repair.

  • Mastering Resiliency: The Trainer Course

    Sep 30, 2011

    Soldiers at Fort Jackson, S.C., learn about how to promote personal growth despite the rigors of combat.

  • First Army shapes full-spectrum simulation exercise

    Sep 29, 2011

    More than 350 Soldiers from the Kansas Army National Guard's 35th Infantry Division headquarters participated in a newly-developed seven-day full-spectrum simulations exercise Sept. 20-26.

  • Soldiers learn essential combat skills during Air Assault School

    Sep 29, 2011

    Air Assault School is widely known as a tough course and, by design, it weeds out those who don't meet the requirements. The road marches, obstacle courses, sling-load operations and rappelling are physically and emotionally demanding; however, probably the most important task the Soldiers must master during the two-week course is attention to detail.

  • Warrior Training Center adds tank instruction

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Ga., has gotten into the tank business.

  • Fort Campbell holds full-scale terror simulation

    Sep 28, 2011

    While Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month may be over, first responders from Fort Campbell and surrounding communities proved Sept. 21, 2011, that the lessons learned in August would be put to good use in the event of the unthinkable.

  • Record number of West Point cadets run Tunnel to Towers

    Sep 28, 2011

    Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the Tunnel to Towers Run, which this year saw nearly 30,000 runners and walkers including 1,800 cadets and 80 runners from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School.

  • West Point Cadet spends weekends volunteering as EMT

    Sep 28, 2011

    As if West Point cadets don't have enough to do with academics, athletics and military training, Class of 2014 Cadet Kendrick Ladd volunteers on weekends with the Town of Highlands Ambulance Corps.

  • Spouses earn wings during Aviation Spouse Day

    Sep 27, 2011

    Sixty Fort Rucker spouses flew, shot and swam their way through a day of hands-on exercises, hoping to better understand their Soldiers' experiences and even earn their own set of Aviator's wings Sept. 16, 2011.

  • BRAC recommendations complete, benefits for San Antonio ongoing

    Sep 27, 2011

    After $3.4 billion in construction and an estimated $8.3 billion in positive economic impact to the city of San Antonio, the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure recommendations are complete.

  • JBLM Soldiers, civilians unite in battle against suicide

    Sep 27, 2011

    Soldiers, civilians and spouses for the annual Walk 4 Life on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Sept. 14, 2011. The two and one-half mile walk was held to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

  • Ghana engineer instructors visit North Dakota

    Sep 27, 2011

    Instructors from the Engineer Training School in Accra, Ghana, visited combat engineer instructors from the North Dakota National Guard as part of a robust partnership between North Dakota and Ghana that began in 2004 as part of the Department of Defense-sponsored State Partnership Program.

  • Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

    Sep 27, 2011

    The relocation of 11 commands and constuction of 18 new buildings at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., was part of an Army-wide BRAC program that affected more than 50 installations and 270,000 people.

  • Army's top NCO visits Alaska Soldiers

    Sep 27, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited the Soldiers and families of U.S. Army Alaska Sept. 22, 2011, to talk about proposed policy changes and to answer questions on a variety of topics ranging from retirement, a drawdown of Army personnel and what the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

  • Bliss team wins MP Warfighter competition

    Sep 23, 2011

    Close to 100 of the best Soldiers from throughout the Army's military police community battled intense rain, high winds, heat, bugs, fatigue and each other to determine the best three-person team during the MP Warfighter competition Sept. 18-21, 2011.

  • IG tells Congress Arlington Cemetery issues corrected

    Sep 23, 2011

    Issues involving misconduct, poor record keeping, and mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery have been corrected, the Army's deputy inspector general told Congress at a hearing Sept. 23, 2011, on Capitol Hill.

  • Sustainment Soldiers practice supporting 'fast, furious' light infantry

    Sep 22, 2011

    Light infantry troops are like little birds. They get up into the highest mountains, and they say, "Feed me, feed me," according to one sustainment officer in the 82nd Airborne Division involved in supply-by-air training here Sept. 6-11, 2011.

  • New Puyallup clinic staff eager to serve local community

    Sep 22, 2011

    After just a few months of being open, the area's first, off-base clinic is receiving rave reviews and looking for more. The clinic is intended to grow to see over 8,000 patients, but not until their third year. The staff however is eager to help those Families now.

  • Narco-terrorism, corruption remain serious security concerns in Caribbean, Americas

    Sep 22, 2011

    There have been several "good news" trends observed across the Caribbean and Central and South American regions over the past decade, yet narco-terrorism and corruption remain serious security concerns, U.S. Southern Command's chief said here yesterday.

  • Wildlife study at Guard facility may yield insight into black bear behavior

    Sep 22, 2011

    A wildlife study at the National Guard's training post in north Florida may soon give biologists insight into one of the state's most intriguing inhabitants.

  • Civil Affairs brigade activates at Fort Hood

    Sep 22, 2011

    A brand new unit now has a home at Fort Hood. The 85th Civil Affairs Brigade officially stood up at the "Great Place" Sept. 16, 2011, after years of planning and coordination.

  • BRAC falls into place at Benning

    Sep 21, 2011

    Years of planning, along with a few billion dollars in renovations and construction, officially came to fruition Sept. 15 as the Maneuver Center of Excellence met the Base Realignment and Closure deadline for full operating capacity.

  • Rangers get 'adrenaline rush' on paintball field

    Sep 21, 2011

    75th Ranger Regiment Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., took part in Warrior Adventure Quest to transition from intensity of deployment to stateside life.

  • TF Bragg's assault command post validates readiness capability during JOAX

    Sep 21, 2011

    Task Force Bragg's Assault Command Post took part in a Joint Operational Access Exercise near Sicily Drop Zone Sept. 11-12, 2011.

  • McHugh cites major improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.

  • Ordnance School ceremony signals end of BRAC

    Sep 19, 2011

    As the construction equipment has all but disappeared from the Fort Lee landscape, it signifies that the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure initiatives have come to an end.

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers seize initiative and leverage technology

    Sep 17, 2011

    Army Reserve Civil Affairs Soldiers use innovative technologies to build critical skills.

  • TRICARE promises continued access to prescription meds

    Sep 16, 2011

    A dispute between Walgreens and a TRICARE contractor will not stop beneficiaries from getting their prescriptions filled, despite a Walgreen's ad campaign to the contrary, a TRICARE official said today.

  • Time machine: 2-39 vets visit contemporary counterparts

    Sep 15, 2011

    A group of veterans who fought in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969 with the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment visited with cadre and Soldiers-in-training of the current 2-39th as part of their three-day reunion at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • 214th Fires Brigade leaders accept gauntlet

    Sep 15, 2011

    Col. Timothy Daugherty, 214th Fires Brigade commander, issued a challenge to his more than 140 lieutenants, captains and warrant officers in a leadership gauntlet Sept. 8, 2011, at Fort Sill.

  • U.S. Army South mission brings light to seeing-impaired

    Sep 14, 2011

    A team of six U.S. Army doctors took part in a U.S. Army South-led medical readiness training exercise helped bring vision to patients in El Salvador with sight-impaired disabilities due to cataracts.

  • NATO Soldiers learn to work as one during Bold Quest

    Sep 14, 2011

    It's been said that the whole is sometimes greater than the sum of its individual parts. One example of this is when the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, commonly known as NATO, was formed to check Soviet expansion after World War II.

  • BRAC 2005: On time, on budget in Northeast

    Sep 14, 2011

    Sept. 15 marks the end of the DOD's six-year Base Realignment and Closure 2005 program. Without question, it was the largest infrastructure investment program the U.S. Army has seen since World War II, with roughly $18 billion in military construction projects executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Medal of Honor recipient offers leadership lessons to West Point cadets

    Sep 14, 2011

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry made his first visit to West Point on Sept. 9-10, 2011, speaking to the entire Class of 2012 at Robinson Auditorium after a small classroom discussion with a group of about 25 cadets.

  • Two APG ceremonies to signify end of BRAC process

    Sep 13, 2011

    The completion of the Base Realignment and Closure process and acknowledges the transformation of the installation's missions with two ceremonies here Sept. 15, the day BRAC law requires completion of the required actions.

  • Chase-bound Newman prepared for heavyweight battle

    Sep 13, 2011

    U.S. Army driver Ryan Newman is one of the combatants in what is shaping up to be a heavyweight bout as NASCAR's top-12 drivers are primed to battle it out in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

  • Soldiers, first responders, citizens stitch 9/11 memorial flag in Joplin

    Sep 12, 2011

    Soldiers, first responders and citizens came together to thread the last stitches into the National 9/11 Flag as part of a September 11 Memorial Service at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, the last stop on a 50-state tour before the banner returns to New York City and the World Trade Center site.

  • Soldiers breathe spirit into history with high-tech performances

    Sep 11, 2011

    The Army's Spirit of America, staged at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9 and 10, will continue to astonish audiences Sept. 16 and 17 in North Charleston Coliseum, S.C., and Sept. 23 and 24 at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Florida.

  • SecDef, volunteers build Fort Meade playground to remember 9/11

    Sep 10, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta pitched in alongside more than 300 military and civilian volunteers to build a new playground for children of military families at Fort Meade, Md.

  • Fort Hood reflects on terror attacks

    Sep 9, 2011

    He was in his office in Wiesbaden, Germany, when a co-worker urged him to look at the TV. It was a replay of an airplane hitting the north tower of the World Trade Center.

  • San Antonio military hospitals successfully completing historic transition

    Sep 9, 2011

    The Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Center integration soon will be completed, and the move-in has begun into BAMC's new 760,000-square-foot consolidated tower.

  • Pentagon workers remember those who perished on 9/11

    Sep 9, 2011

    Military and civilian workers filled the Pentagon auditorium Friday for a memorial service to reflect on the friends and co-workers lost nearly 10 years ago after a plane hijacked by terrorists slammed into the west side of the building killing 189.

  • Rebuilding an ecosystem

    Sep 8, 2011

    Prescribed burns, or small, controlled fires set by professionals, take place each year on Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 12,000 acres of prairie -- to help heal the land, not hurt it.

  • Cadet Command meets Fiscal 2011 officer-production mission

    Sep 8, 2011

    With nearly a month left in the fiscal year, U.S. Army Cadet Command has met its 2011 mission for commissioning new second lieutenants.

  • Fort Lee makes use of geothermal energy

    Sep 8, 2011

    The boom in new construction at Fort Lee, Va., has also brought energy-efficient improvements that will help the installation reduce its "carbon footprint."

  • Colombia War College students visit Army South

    Sep 8, 2011

    U.S. Army South hosted students from the Colombia War College here Aug. 31, 2011, in an effort to maintain strong regional partnerships with an important partner nation army.

  • Schumacher, Newman lay wreath at Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 8, 2011

    Army top fuel dragster Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher and Army NASCAR driver Ryan Newman paid their respects by presenting a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial.

  • Back-to-school carnival makes life easier for EFMP families

    Sep 2, 2011

    A back-to-school carnival held Aug. 26 at the Chapel Support Center on McChord Field for families with Exceptional Family Member Program-enrolled children only solidified the belief for families like the Onates that Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the right place to be for special needs accommodation.

  • Army Corps crews work to clear debris from harbor after Irene

    Aug 31, 2011

    Crews aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' New York District's three drift- collection vessels have been working to clear drift and debris from the waters in and around the New York and New Jersey Harbor after Tropical Storm Irene.

  • New York Army National Guard motor Soldiers aid post-Irene rescues

    Aug 31, 2011

    The Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's Harlem-based 719th Transportation Company moved upstate to the Catskill Mountains following Hurricane Irene's wake to aid residents in small villages hit hard by flooding.

  • American Disaster: Training to respond

    Aug 31, 2011

    Federal, state and local disaster responders, with Department of Defense counterparts, are working together here to ensure America has a trained and ready force poised to respond to various natural disasters or terrorist attacks should America face another large-scale terrorist attack.

  • Fort Carson honors children of fallen

    Aug 30, 2011

    Dozens of children who lost a parent in military service gathered in a garden near the Rocky Mountain Front Range Aug. 22, 2011, where Army officers shook their hands and presented them with medals of remembrance.

  • Installation Management Academy welcomes students to Fort Sam Houston

    Aug 30, 2011

    The Installation Management Academy, featuring the Maj. Gen. Robert M. Joyce Family and MWR School and the Installation Management School, is open for business in San Antonio.