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  • Officials receive disaster training

    Jun 4, 2009

    June 1 marked the beginning of the 2009 hurricane season, and with safety at the center of the garrison mission, officials here met for a hurricane emergency table-top exercise that same day. By conducting periodic exercises such as this one, organization commanders and directors are better prepared when disaster strikes.

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    Jun 4, 2009

    Veterans may receive government funding to begin or expand small businesses, government agency representatives informed them at the "Book your Flight to Business Success" conference Friday at the Soldier Service Center. Conference speakers also addressed small business planning and receiving government contracts. Fort Rucker's Army Community Service (ACS) and Troy University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Center for International Business and Economic Development sponsored the event. Through a database on www.vetbiz.org, veterans can register their small businesses with the VA, increasing businesses' visibility for contracting dollars. Veterans can put information and a short video about their businesses in the database. Veterans will also be notified of contracts available in their areas and receive updates about pertinent legislation.

  • Aviation Center Soldiers take care of their own

    Jun 4, 2009

    Despite a tough economy, the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) raised $120,589.32 to help Soldiers and Families in need during the postAca,!a,,cs 2009 Army Emergency Relief (AER) fundraising campaign.

  • 597th Special Repair Activity deploys

    Jun 4, 2009

    597th Ordnance Maintenance Special Repair Activity deployed to Joint Base Balad, Iraq on May 28. This was the unit's 13th deployment.

  • DoD Education Activity changes DDESS enrollment policy for fallen warrior Family

    Jun 3, 2009

  • Governor extends education benefits to members of the MDNG

    Jun 3, 2009

  • TRICARE beneficiaries required to file for recovery for costs of independent care

    Jun 3, 2009

  • Safety in motion with Movement and Distribution Division

    Jun 3, 2009

    Employees receive continuous forklift training utilizing a new safety course at Sierra Army Depot.

  • Milestone reached as troops receive 500th M777A2 howitzer

    Jun 3, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny recently delivered the 500th M777A2 howitzer to U.S. military troops.

  • Dunwoody visits Third Army/USARCENT's Lucky Warrior Exercise

    Jun 3, 2009

  • RDECOM gears up Ripsaw for appearance

    Jun 2, 2009

    A Research, Development and Engineering Command team is in Ohio to support the Wounded Warriors who will be spotlighted in the Prelude To A Dream race at the Eldora Speedway in New Weston, Ohio, and to show off the vehicle dubbed the Ripsaw MS2. The Ripsaw is capability demonstrator that RDECOM subordinate elements the Tank-Automotive and the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Centers have built up from the basic Ripsaw vehicle built by Howe and Howe Technologies.

  • Employees gain eye opening experience at RIA-JMTC safety fair

    Jun 2, 2009

    The National Safety Council has declared June as National Safety Month and the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center hosted a Safety Fair here June 1. More than 200 Rock Island Arsenal employees attended the event. The main attraction at the safety fair was the drinking and driving simulator that is part of the National Save a Life Tour which is presented by Kramer International. The simulation is designed to educate people about the dangerous effects of alcohol impairment on driving skills.

  • Crane Army Kicks Off Depot and Arsenal Assessment Program

    Jun 2, 2009

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity began the three-day Depot and Arsenal Assessment Program yesterday in Bloomington, Ind., with a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Commander Holds Town Hall Meeting for Forward Personnel at APG

    Jun 2, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Dennis L. Via, Commanding General, CECOM Life Cycle Management Command, addressed Army Team C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) Forward personnel during a Town Hall Meeting May 28 in the Edgewood Conference Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • BGAD and EKU partner on improving manufacturing process with Depot's new mission project

    Jun 1, 2009

    Article discussing project conducted with Depot personnel and EKU students to improve process for new Depot mission.

  • March 2009 "Year of the NCO" poster

    Jun 1, 2009

    This third poster features SGM Barbara A. Hunter who is Fort Gordon's School of Information Technology SGM. During March (Woman's History Month), SGM Hunter was quoted for saying that "Leadership is like a 4 x 4 relay; Set the Standard and Pass it On".

  • January 2009 "Year of the NCO" Poster

    Jun 1, 2009

    This poster is the first in a series of monthly posters. January's poster highlights SFC Katrina Richardson, who has made a significant difference at Fort Gordon and within the Signal Corps.

  • Fallen servicemembers brought cross-country to a final rest in Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 1, 2009

    Arlington National Cemetery serves as a final resting place for generation upon generation of American heroes. Other cemeteries like it house the remains of veterans who have served this country throughout its 233-year history. But what happens when Soldiers from the past aren't given proper honors' Are they destined to rest forever in anonymity' Not if certain groups, like the Missing in America Project, have anything to say about.

  • AMC deputy commander lauds APG planning event

    May 30, 2009

    Deputy Army Materiel Command Commander Lt. Gen. Jim Pillsbury declared the Aberdeen Proving Ground Base Realignment and Closure Rehearsal of Concept Drill a success Friday, saying: "We tackled several heavy issues today. Personnel, the hiring process, being one, IT (information technology) infrastructure being another, and the Garrison staff that has to now take over a 90-percent civilian population versus a 67-percent civilian population. These issues would not have been raised had we not had this ROC Drill, so it is an understatement to say it's been a success."

  • RRAD: "Best of the Best": Depot receives 2009 Combined Logistics Excellence Award

    May 28, 2009

    Red River Army Depot claims Combined Logistics Excellence Award

  • RRAD heads up MET production

    May 28, 2009

    RRAD produces the MET, a simulator designed to teach Soldiers how to safely egress a MET in event of a rollover.

  • U.S. ARMY PARACHUTE TEAM MAKES HISTORICAL JUMP

    May 28, 2009

    U.S. Army Parachute Team makes history for the second time as they jump onto the grounds of the Statue of Liberty.

  • Army, Marines boast two new vehicle programs

    May 28, 2009

    During a joint roll-out ceremony May 14, Department of Defense program managers commemorated the production of two vehicles intended to help the U.S. military travel in battle at a faster, safer rate.

  • New training aims to reduce suicides -- 2009 trend heading in wrong direction

    May 28, 2009

    Story offers overview on the three phases of Army's new suicide preventive training and notes that the Army's 2009 suicide rate -- if it continues -- will surpass last year's total of 143.

  • Sabre Squadron meets its pit crew: Anniston hosts Soldiers from 3rd ACR

    May 28, 2009

  • Camp Opens Unlimited Hunting Experience

    May 28, 2009

    When an injury changes your physical abilities, it can feel like your whole life has changed. Steve Statler is trying to let others know that it doesn't have to mean giving up the activities you love. Despite his own limitations, he is sharing the love of the outdoors with others. Statler, a logistics management specialist at LOGSA, lost all feeling in his feet due to a surgical spinal injury, making standing and walking difficult. Surgery to fuse his feet made it possible, but his doubts about his physical capabilities made it feel like he had lost much more.

  • Engineering Community's Teamwork Deemed Vital

    May 28, 2009

    From the point of view of the engineers at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, the synergy between government and industry is vital to the development of new technologies that can make a difference on the battlefield. "This community is a synergy between government and industry - all play a critical role in making sure we get the right missile technology in the field and that the missile technology does what it's intended to do," said C. Stephen Cornelius, AMRDEC associate director for missile development.

  • 'We Support Soldiers. That's Our Focus Every Day.'

    May 28, 2009

    A picture of Staff Sgt. Christian Bryant tells the story Ronnie Chronister likes to convey to audiences interested in the work of the Aviation and Missile Command. For Chronister, AMCOM deputy commander, that picture conveys exactly what kind of difference the Army's aviation and missile systems and technology can make on the battlefield.

  • Force Development Director Asks the Tough Questions

    May 28, 2009

    At the Pentagon, the overriding question is "How much can we afford in support of the war fighter'" Every day, Soldiers like Maj. Gen. David Halverson, director of Force Development for the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, work to ensure Soldiers get what they need to be successful on the battlefield during a time of tightening budgets and congressional scrutiny

  • Oil Analysis Program Keeps Equipment Running

    May 28, 2009

    When you hear the name LOGSA, the majority of the Army community will most likely relate that to LOGSA's Logistics Information Warehouse, which provides the Army with worldwide visibility over its logistics, supply and maintenance actions. However, LOGSA provides many other products and services to support Soldiers.

  • Guardsman Copes with Lou Gehrig's Disease

    May 28, 2009

    It started with muscle twitches. During a routine visit to his orthopedic doctor for a shoulder injury, David Oyler mentioned a minor problem with muscle twitches that seemed to be getting worse. He was referred to a neurologist and underwent an MRI. And, in February of this year, the 42-year-old Alabama National Guard Soldier was told he may have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. "I was shocked," Oyler said. "I was floored. I didn't know what to do."

  • Bicycle Ride Generates Electricity

    May 28, 2009

    Earth Day 2009 brought an innovative energy project to the Arsenal. Workers from Garrison's Environmental Management Division, along with contractors from Chugach Management Services Inc. and many other Redstone employees, created a display in which people could generate their own electricity simply by riding a bicycle.

  • Army's Installation Manager Listens to Military Spouses

    May 28, 2009

    A planned daylong visit to Redstone Arsenal by Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson, commander of the Installation Management Command, on May 20 was cut short due to unforeseen circumstances. Because of that, scheduled meetings were shortened. Some meetings, including a luncheon with various Arsenal and community leaders, were cancelled. But, Wilson's meeting with local military spouses, though moved to an earlier time, remained firmly part of his Arsenal visit.

  • U.S. Defense Posture a Balancing Act

    May 28, 2009

    A top Army officer says the new administration's interest in cutting defense dollars is balanced with the growing threat from the world's adversarial nations. Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly, director of the Missile Defense Agency, told participants of the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Association of the U.S. Army's Tactical Missiles Conference at the Von Braun Center on May 19 that the growth in "rogue nation" ballistic missiles of all ranges will continue to emphasize the need to develop ballistic missile defense. "This is a transitional period typical of a new administration," O'Reilly said. "Our budget is flexible and responsible. It will undergo several reviews by Congress in a synergistic way over the next few months.

  • Aviation Center site of Cav style reenlistment

    May 28, 2009

    On the 11th anniversary of his initial Army enlistment, Staff Sgt. Michael Banks renewed his commitment to the Army while mounted on a draft horse during a Cav-style ceremony at Fort Rucker's Equestrian Center May 19.

  • Army Team C4ISR exhibits technologies to APG community on Armed Forces Day

    May 28, 2009

  • Commentary: No cost to determine VA health care eligibility

    May 28, 2009

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest, most technologically advanced health care system in the U.S. All veterans who served our country in an honorable fashion owe it to themselves to check their eligibility for VA health care.

  • APG Armed Forces Day one to remember

    May 28, 2009

  • VP and wife visit deploying Soldiers

    May 27, 2009

    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, visited a handful of Colorado Army National Guard troops from the 117th Space Battalion, May 27.

  • Army employee, musician friend organize local benefit golf tournament

    May 27, 2009

  • AMC Band plays special tribute to NCOs

    May 27, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band performed "Esprit de Corps," a music and video tribute to the Noncommissioned Officer at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Post Theater May 15.

  • Six servicemen enshrined during 40th EOD Memorial Ceremony

    May 27, 2009

  • Program aimed at growing leaders across APG

    May 27, 2009

  • 'Soldier-borne' Chem-Bio Reconnaissance System fielded

    May 27, 2009

  • Monitors Detect Vapor Leaks in Two Chemical Weapons Igloos

    May 27, 2009

    Army officials report that a mobile laboratory detected low levels of Mustard agent vapor inside a chemical weapons igloo this morning. The igloo contains several thousand Mustard-filled projectiles. Just a few hours later, a separate mobile monitoring laboratory detected nerve agent GB vapor in the interior atmosphere of another igloo. That igloo contains M55 rockets.

  • Aviation Branch welcomes new senior NCO

    May 27, 2009

    With the passing of the symbolic NCO sword, Command Sgt. Maj. Tod L. Glidewell became the 12th Aviation Branch senior enlisted NCO.

  • May 2009 Construction Photos - Pueblo Chemical-Agent Destruction Pilot Plant, Pueblo Chemical Depot

    May 27, 2009

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • Watervliet, Alcoa forge new bonds

    May 27, 2009

    In an extraordinary model of government and private industry cooperation, representatives from Alcoa Defense visited the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal this month to gain a better understanding of Army-owned research, development, and manufacturing. And there could be no better place for Alcoa, which is the world's leader in production and management of aluminum, to learn about government-owned manufacturing than at the nation's oldest, continuously active arsenal, the Watervliet Arsenal. Watervliet is the only DoD site where the design activity, BenAfAt Laboratories, is co-located with the production base, Watervliet Arsenal.

  • Ordnance schools case colors at Aberdeen

    May 26, 2009

    The flags and guidons of the Headquarters, U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools, Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School and Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School floated in the breeze as the Army's largest corps symbolically ended its 92-year stay at Aberdeen Proving Ground during its school colors casing ceremony at Ordnance Circle, May 8.

  • President pays respect at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 26, 2009

    Thousands of people gathered at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater Monday morning to hear President Barack Obama speak at the 2009 National Memorial Day Observance.

  • Community welcomes the Watervliet Arsenal back

    May 26, 2009

    After nine reductions in force at the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal since the early 1990s, it should not surprise anyone to see the community spirit of the Arsenal workforce to have declined in equal measure. But as the Troy Record's front page headline highlighted today, "Arsenal back in step," the Arsenal has rekindled the spirit.

  • Picatinny 'rolls out' new version of SPARK IED-defeat product

    May 26, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - This year troops in Iraq and Afghanistan received improved technology to help them combat one of the greatest threats to Soldiers in theater.

  • New PCS program puts customers in driver's seat

    May 26, 2009

    With nearly 200,000 Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves expected in the approaching season, it is important for Department of Defense personnel to note several broad changes to the personal property shipment process.

  • School of Advanced Military Studies reflects and looks forward after 25 years

    May 26, 2009

    School of Advanced Military Studies graduation and 25th Anniversary story and photos.

  • Picatinny recognizes Navy EOD for UXO removal

    May 26, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Four sailors from Naval Weapons Station Earle in Colts Neck were recognized for their efforts by Picatinny's garrison commander during a ceremony here April 17.

  • Declining numbers prompt Army to restructure WTUs

    May 26, 2009

    The Army is in the process of streamlining its 36 Warrior Transition Units between now and October by closing three WTUs and restructuring six others.

  • SDDC gains Rapid Port Opening Elements

    May 26, 2009

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) welcomed two units into its family during a patch changing ceremony held May 15 at the command's Fort Eustis facility.

  • Massachusetts technology supporting America's servicemembers on display May 28

    May 26, 2009

    NATICK, Mass. - While it is well known that American troops are the best equipped military forces in the world, it is not as well known that much of the technology that provides this advantage originates from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • RDECOM Engineer Featured

    May 26, 2009

    RDECOM Electronics Engineer Mr. Rafael Casanova is being featured as a HENAAC Role Model of the Week on the HENACC homepage: http://www.henaac.org.

  • Class 59 graduates from Sergeants Major Academy

    May 26, 2009

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy graduated 614 senior noncommissioned officers from Sergeants Major Course at the Centennial Club on Fort Bliss May 21. Another 30 students graduated earlier this month due to the needs of the Army in the field.

  • CBRNE Soldiers, Families developing Strong Bonds

    May 25, 2009

  • C4ISR 'Phase Two' program expected to begin this month

    May 25, 2009

  • Army offers practical, career-related student experience programs

    May 25, 2009

  • ACS hosts appreciation festivities for military spouses on APG

    May 25, 2009

  • ACWA mission supports the defense of America

    May 25, 2009

  • Corps steers evolution of future landscape at APG

    May 25, 2009

  • Fort Lee readies for arrival of U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools

    May 25, 2009

    With the final shipment of steel delivered, contractors began erecting the remaining pieces on the Route 36 flyover bridge in early December 2008 and are on schedule for a May 2010 completion date.

  • Fort Lee builds ordnance training complex north of Rt. 36

    May 25, 2009

  • OC&S holds final anniversary ball at APG

    May 25, 2009

  • Two OC&S leaders hailed during Retirement Retreat Ceremony

    May 25, 2009

    Col. Michael T. McBride, OC&S deputy commander and chief of staff, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Bray of the 16th Ordnance Battalion retire during units retreat ceremony.

  • Pandemic flu planning checklist for individuals, Families

    May 25, 2009

  • Prom night rules: Communication, rules can create a safer prom night

    May 25, 2009

  • DoD promotes military participation in World No Tobacco Day

    May 25, 2009

  • Looking back...a Chemical Corps sergeant major reflects on his life as a Soldier

    May 25, 2009

  • Yellow Ribbon Room -- 'A home of their own'

    May 25, 2009

  • RIA-JMTC celebrates Machinist Apprenticeship Program graduation

    May 22, 2009

    All across the country, high school and college students are celebrating the end of a long four year journey with commencement. The same was celebrated at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center when 11 people graduated from the Machinist Apprenticeship Program Friday. The Apprentice Program at Rock Island Arsenal can trace its roots to just before World War I. The first class graduated in 1910. Today, the program is partnered with Black Hawk College, a partnership that has helped the program expand and improve.

  • Thousands turn out to honor military at Picatinny's Armed Forces Day May 9

    May 22, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny opened its hearts and gates to honor the nation's service members during an Armed Forces Day open house that drew thousands of guests from surrounding communities here May 9.

  • AN/TRC-190 Reset program changes, efficiency improves

    May 22, 2009

    Improvements, initiative and teamwork help Tobyhanna personnel return AN/TRC-190 systems to Soldiers more efficiently.

  • RIA-JMTC commander gives keynote address at FEA award luncheon

    May 22, 2009

    More than 100 federal employees were recognized for their service on Tuesday at the Federal Executive Awards luncheon held at Rock Island Arsenal's Heritage Hall.

  • BOSS members partner with SHARP Program

    May 22, 2009

    Army families attending a recent Soldier Show at Fort Belvoir, Va., were greeted by a unique group of Soldiers from the Army's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program.

  • Annual event pays tribute to volunteer contributions

    May 22, 2009

    Dozens of Tobyhanna employees were recognized at the annual Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Luncheon held at The Landing on April 30.

  • Fort Myer's Chaplain's Corner

    May 21, 2009

    Chaplain's Corner is a weekly column in the Pentagram managed by Installation Chaplain (LTC) Barry White, whereby multiple chaplains in the National Capital Region provide their commentary on life in the military.

  • Joint services place 'Flags In' at Arlington National Cemetery

    May 21, 2009

    Every Memorial Day since 1948, Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) have made their way through Fort Myer's Selfridge Gate, rucksacks filled with American flags.

  • Property accountability key to sustaining expeditionary operations

    May 21, 2009

    Our expeditionary Army does not take its equipment from garrison to training to battle and back again... Army Sustainment Command is ensuring property on the move stays on the books...

  • PEO Soldier unveils lighter, more lethal weapons systems

    May 21, 2009

    Program Executive Office Soldier at Fort Belvoir, Va., serves as the organization responsible for virtually everything a Soldier wears or carries opened its doors recently to give the media a look at some new gear in development that will lighten a Soldier's load while improvimg survivability, lethality and comfort.

  • Mobile Parts Hospitals resuscitate broken gear

    May 21, 2009

    Three skilled machinists, working in a purpose-built Mobile Parts Hospital, fabricated more than 11,000 critical replacement parts last year. The MPH here is located in the shadow of huge relocatable maintenance structures, known as Sprungs, adjacent to the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade headquarters area. The Balad MPH is one of only three serving the Army since 2003.

  • 'Education is About Doing and Being All You Can Be'

    May 21, 2009

    Some local schoolchildren got more than a visit from an Army general officer. They also received a lesson in following their dreams. AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Jim Myles spoke to a sixth-grade class at Providence School for their Career Day. The day was put on by Army Materiel Command Forward, Equal Employment Office, as a part of their Adopt-A-School program. This program was established to motivate the children to think about their careers and futures.

  • AMCOM Office Claims Excellence Award

    May 21, 2009

    The Claims Division of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Aviation and Missile Command has a lot to be happy about. In addition to the renovations that changed the look of the place in September, they'll soon have a new treasure to hang on the freshly painted walls. They have been awarded the Judge Advocate General's Excellence in Claims Award for fiscal year 2008.

  • Aircraft Landed for Open House Event

    May 21, 2009

    Helicopters and fixed wing aircraft were the hot commodities at the Aviation Technical Test Center's second annual open house May 14.

  • SDDC gains Rapid Port Opening Elements

    May 21, 2009

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) welcomed two units into its family in a patch changing ceremony held May 15 at the command's Fort Eustis facility, Bldg. 661. The ceremony signified the transfer of authority of the 688th and 689th from the 7th Sustainment Brigade to the 597th Transportation Terminal Group.

  • Army's 'Good Fit' Led to 30-Year Career

    May 21, 2009

    For 30 years, the Army was a "good fit" for Col. Tom Newman. And that fit has left a lasting mark on a man who had "no clue" that serving in the Army would encompass more than a way to pay for college and jump start a career.

  • Go Live! Army Depot Fires Up LMP

    May 21, 2009

    The Corpus Christi Army Depot went live here at 5 a.m. May 14, with the Logistics Modernization Program, an innovative enterprise resource planning package specifically designed for the Army. In partnership with Computer Science Corporation, CCAD replaced their 35-year-old logistics Standard Depot System used to manage operations. This was the largest SAP deployment worldwide to date, which added 5000 users. It's the second implementation by Army Materiel Command - CCAD's major command.

  • Logistics Modernization Program Arrives On-Site

    May 21, 2009

    The Aviation and Missile Command ushered in a new era of customer service on May 11 with a ribbon-cutting opening the Logistics Modernization Program Site Command Center in building 5304. LMP is an enterprise resource planning software solution used to address all business practices associated with moving goods from industry to the Soldier. LMP replaces two software systems - the Commodity Command Standard System and the Standard Depot System - in addition to smaller software systems used at AMCOM, Corpus Christi Army Depot and Letterkenny Army Depot.

  • Military officials present book to military children

    May 21, 2009

    The "Children of Valor" book is created to honor the children who have a parent who was killed or died as a result of the War on Terror since 9/11 and now rests in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Gen. Casey's 2009 Memorial Day Message

    May 21, 2009

    Chief of Staff Gen. Casey takes a few moments to offer words of support and encouragement for Soldiers, Civilians, contractors and their families around the world as we look toward Memorial Day.

  • Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury visits Redstone Arsenal

    May 21, 2009

    Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, visited Redstone Arsenal, Ala., May 15 and toured the AMC and U.S. Army Security Assistance Command transitional facilities and the construction site of the new headquarters buildings.

  • Holocaust Survivor Tells Story of Apathy, Death

    May 21, 2009

    Even at 89 years old, Charles Stein has not forgotten how it feels to have the door of opportunity and future possibilities shut slowly before his own eyes. He will never forget how he narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Nazis while waiting for immigration papers. He will never forget that his parents' denial of danger - the shutting of their eyes toward the hatred and injustice around them -- led to their own death. He will never forget the price the world paid when the evil Hitler regime ran rampant in Europe. And Charles Stein wants to make sure the rest of the world remembers along with him.

  • G-1 addresses personnel issues before Congress

    May 21, 2009

    The Army will continue to rely on vital personnel programs to relieve stress on the force, said the Army's G-1 during testimony on Capitol Hill, May 20.

  • Intern Changes Suit, Continues Mission

    May 21, 2009

    Vera Ousley has always enjoyed helping people. After 20 years helping Soldiers as a servicemember, she is continuing the job as a civilian in the Garrison Intern Program. "I've always liked working with and helping people," Ousley said. "My interest has always been in that."

  • Charleston to Kandahar: Joint effort delivers much needed airlift for Army

    May 21, 2009

    In April, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Military Sealift Command, and Air Mobility Command transported 100 new and recently refurbished Black Hawk, Apache, Chinook and Kiowa Warrior helicopters from the U.S. East Coast to the Middle East - a move that doubled the number of U.S. military helicopters in Afghanistan.

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