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  • First Army partners with Guard, Reserve to train for today's requirements, tomorrow's contingencies

    Mar 27, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. - The support and resources First Army can offer Army National Guard and Reserve units were the focus of a Training Support Synchronization Working Group (TSSWG), held at First Army headquarters March 19-20. The working group discussions will be further solidified at a conference to be held at Fort Bragg, N.C., next month.

  • ATEC hosts memorial for Wounded Warrior Kelly Keck

    Mar 27, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders, Soldiers, civilians and guests of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command gathered in the headquarters atrium March 24 to remember Wounded Warrior Kelly Keck, who died suddenly March 13.

  • 642nd Engineers continue projects at Fort A.P. Hill

    Mar 27, 2014

    642nd Engineer Company Soldiers from Fort Drum, N.Y. continued to work on construction projects at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • 20th CBRNE welcomes new senior enlisted advisor

    Mar 27, 2014

    The responsibilities of the senior enlisted advisor for the 20th CBRNE Command transitioned from Command Sgt. Maj. David M. Puig to Command Sgt. Maj. Harold E. Dunn IV during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center March 19.

  • Carson sworn in as 31st Under Secretary of U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh swore in Brad R. Carson as the 31st Under Secretary of the Army and Chief Management Officer of the Army, during an informal ceremony amongst family, friends and colleagues at the Pentagon.

  • Calling All Vietnam Vets For Recognition

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Wherever he goes, Warren Harmon carries with him the Vietnam War.

  • Program Supplies Wounded Warriors To Workforce

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- All it takes is one item.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Reach Combat Milestone

    Mar 26, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- No matter how you look at it, 2 million flight hours is a big accomplishment for the Army's family of unmanned aircraft systems.

  • First Army Division West hosts USMA rugby team

    Mar 26, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- When the United States Military Academy rugby team planned its spring break, First Army Division West Soldiers helped arrange a tour for the players, including exhibition games played at local universities. The players also soaked up valuable leadership experience from Fort Hood officers and noncommissioned officers, who provided insight on leadership as it relates to rugby and life.

  • TRADOC CG to senior NCOs: Paint the big picture

    Mar 26, 2014

    Rounding out his first week as the new commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. David G. Perkins sat down with command and staff sergeants major at the unit's headquarters here, March 21.

  • Serve, Protect, Defend: Former Army MP, CID Agent Awarded For Heroics

    Mar 26, 2014

    During a formal ceremony March 25, 2014, in the office of the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, a former U.S. Army Military Policeman and CID Special Agent was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroic actions during the Korean War.

  • Reserve Soldiers respond to dangerous truck accident

    Mar 26, 2014

    Three Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 348th Regiment, were among the first to respond to an overturned 18-wheeled tractor-trailer carrying flammable material on Interstate-59 in Hattiesburg, Miss., March 11, 2014.

  • New instructional methods challenge students to become critical thinkers

    Mar 26, 2014

    Skills-Based Training, which is a new instructional method implemented at the Ordnance School at Fort Lee, Va., has gradually gained acceptance and support.

  • Army manufacturer seeks to raise its quality, confidence of infantrymen

    Mar 25, 2014

    Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., recently announced that it was bringing on line more than $26 million of new or enhanced manufacturing capability this fiscal year. Part of this enhanced capability involves improving the arsenal's quality control.

  • U.S. Army leaders discuss transformation in Korea

    Mar 25, 2014

    U.S. Army leaders are gathering to discuss transformation in South Korea, March 25-27, 2014.

  • Air Defense Artillery Units Transfer of Authority

    Mar 25, 2014

    SOUTHWEST ASIA- On 11 March 2014 the transfer of authority ceremony took place between 1-62 Air Defense Artillery Regiment and 3-4 Air Defense Artillery Regiment. 1-62 ADA completed their 12-month mission of providing air defense for crucial theater assets.

  • Navy veteran memorizes names of fallen heroes

    Mar 25, 2014

    As members of the Fort Hood community paused in awe March18, at the Clear Creek Post Exchange - the former U.S. Navy intelligence specialist wrote.

  • Soldiers train for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive defense mission

    Mar 25, 2014

    Soldiers with the 566th Area Support Medical Company, conducted field training March 17-19, 2014, at Fort Hood, Texas, to certify them for their assumption of the Defense CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) Reactionary Force mission.

  • Guard, Soldiers fly manned, unmanned aircraft, train together

    Mar 25, 2014

    Initial entry training Soldiers assigned to the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Army National Guard members assigned to the 1-285th Armed Reconnaissance Battalion, from Silverbell Army Heliport in Marana, Ariz., have recently combined their training efforts using a concept known as manned/unmanned teaming operations.

  • TBI: RWBAHC personnel offer mild-case treatment program

    Mar 25, 2014

    Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the "signature wound" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple exposures to potential TBI events.

  • Fort Photographer takes second in Army contest

    Mar 25, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Fort Huachuca Army spouse Michelle Young, won second place worldwide in the civilian division of the 2013 U.S. Army Digital Photography Contest, people category, for her photo, "Hide & Seek," pictured here. Dennis Maruska, director of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, presented her with a check for $200 from the U.S. Army Family & MWR, a certificate and trophy On March 14 at the Fort Huachuca Arts & Crafts Center.

  • APG JLUS aims to promote compatibility with communities

    Mar 25, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It all comes down to being a good neighbor, according to Robert J. Melascaglia, installation master planner for the Master Planning Division at APG's Directorate of Public Works.

  • Force protection exercise tests emergency plans

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Engineer company conducts final full-bridge build

    Mar 25, 2014

  • New MCoE CSM assumes responsibility

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Author says leaders must love Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Former Secretary of the Army dies

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Anniversary symposium held at NIM

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Traveling wall finds permanent home at museum

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Female Soldier launches into history

    Mar 25, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA Bde. Public Affairs CHEOLWEON, South Korea -- A haze falls over the surrounding mountains of Rocket Valley. The tracks of multiple launch rocket systems leave deep trails in the mud. A group of Soldiers stand by their vehicle after just completing qualification fires.

  • Kosovo Force's MNBG-E recognizes contributions of women in military

    Mar 24, 2014

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo (March 8, 2014) -- Daily business at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, was a bit different, March 8, as the Multinational Battle Group-East command team and battle staff acknowledged the importance of women in the military, while also celebrating International Women's Day. Female soldiers from each of the staff sections received a rose to commemorate their service in the military and then posed for a group photo afterwards with the MNBG-E command team.

  • Gen. Dennis Via and Hon. Heidi Shyu visit with troops in Afghanistan

    Mar 24, 2014

    Gen. Dennis Via, commanding general for the Army Materiel Command and the Honorable Heidi Shyu, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, visit Bargram Air Field, Afghanistan and Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan to observe and discuss various operations of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade from Mar. 19-21, 2014. These distinguished guests also gave words of encouragement and gratitude for the troop's hard work.

  • LTG Phillip Davidson presides over first MI Officer Advanced Course Graduation at USAICS

    Mar 24, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ- When (then) Major General Phillip Davidson gave the graduation address to the first MI Officer Advanced Course in 1973, he told his attentive audience, "You are among the first military intelligence officers to start out in this field. You're not retreads from other specialties. You will be moving in programs your predecessors only dreamed of."

  • Training to help Soldiers recognize concussions

    Mar 24, 2014

    Spurred by more than 172,000 documented cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) involving Soldiers in garrison and theater since 2000, beginning in August, the Army's Executive Agent for TBI, Army Medicine, will roll out its new concussion training program on the Army Training Network (ATN).

  • 101st Airborne advances training with Army network

    Mar 24, 2014

    As they prepare for their first large-scale air assault exercise since before 9/11, the Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) are not just getting "back to basics" with their core mission -- they are using the Army's new tactical network to take it to the next level.

  • Care to the caregiver: Fort Riley conducts chaplain training

    Mar 24, 2014

    Fort Riley chaplains participated in an inaugural Care to the Caregiver event on March 3 at the Eisenhower Presidential Library, marking a move to proactively support an important group of professionals who support leaders, Soldiers and their families.

  • Navy vet memorizes names of fallen heroes

    Mar 24, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- As members of the Fort Hood community paused in awe March18, at the Clear Creek Post Exchange -- the former U.S. Navy intelligence specialist wrote.

  • Division CSM accepts Medal of Honor on veteran's behalf

    Mar 24, 2014

    The 1st Infantry Division's senior non-commissioned officer represented one of the families of the "Valor 24" group during the March 18, 2014, White House ceremony awarding the nation's highest award for bravery, the Medal of Honor.

  • Army civilians recognized for vital contributions to America's infrastructure, security, prosperity

    Mar 23, 2014

    The Army recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians assigned to the New York District, North Atlantic Division, for assisting communities after devastating storms and leading vital civil works projects throughout 14 states in the Northeast, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, March 20, 2014.

  • 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade performs deck landing on USS Lake Erie

    Mar 22, 2014

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, flies to perform a difficult deck landing on the Pearl Harbor-based Aegis cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) as part of the a final 2014 Foal Eagle exercise in the Yellow Sea, South Korea, March 16, 2014.

  • Shincheon River Clean-up

    Mar 21, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade and 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division joined citizens of Dongducheon, South Korea in the annual Shincheon River Clean-up March 21, 2014. U.S. Soldiers and members of the community worked side-by-side to make a positive impact on the environment while continuing to build strong relationships with each other. Brig. Gen. Paul J. Laughlin, 2nd Inf. Div. deputy commanding general for maneuver, and Mayor Oh Sea-chang, Dongducheon city mayor, were the guest speakers for the event. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/Released).

  • Warrior Citizen tackles competition, saves lives

    Mar 21, 2014

    Knowing how to save a fellow Soldier's life in combat is one thing Sgt. Aaron Cooper is trained to do, and he uses these Army skills daily to save the lives of strangers in Wisconsin.

  • Strike PSD Soldier prepares to depart

    Mar 21, 2014

  • Life of service began as child

    Mar 21, 2014

    For 1st. Lt. William Milzarski, assistant logistics officer, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, life of service began many years ago as a military brat.

  • Training for Decisive Action

    Mar 21, 2014

    This new publication presents a collection of 35 personal insights from leaders across various rotational units and from the National Training Center's Opposing Force. Training for Decisive Action provides a unique view of how the NTC serves as an engine of change for Army collective training, preserving core competencies while guiding new initiatives in tactical doctrine as the Force transitions to face emerging threats.

  • Army Chaplain sisters support each other as they serve God and Country

    Mar 21, 2014

    Chaplain (Capt.) LeyAnne Ward and Chaplain (Capt.) Alison Ward are the first biological sisters ever known to serve together as Army chaplains. They are both assigned to battallions at Fort Bragg, NC.

  • Lifeblood of the Army: NCO leads Bondsteel's fueling operations

    Mar 21, 2014

    Fuel is the lifeblood of military operations and the job of controlling fueling operations is a vital one. As noncommissioned officer in charge of all fuel at Camp Bondsteel, U.S. Army Sgt. Christina Dafney-Pressley recognizes the impact that her trade has on missions. Every day, she toils in the morning sun, ensuring fuel operations on the camp are nothing less than perfect. If not, equipment, vehicles and human lives could be at risk.

  • Fort Irwin School Age Services children learn about safety, helicopter mission

    Mar 21, 2014

    For some kids, having a day off from school might allow for a few more video games before mom or dad gets home. But for the children of School Age Services, here, a scheduled day off Feb. 14 meant they got to learn about fire safety, the environment and the helicopter mission of the National Training Center. Children participating in the SAS program spend days off supervised and kept busy with activities at building 1322. The program (under Child, Youth & School Services) has an enrollment of about 100 children, said Ivette Guadalupe, Child & Youth program assistant. Approximately 65 went on a trip hosted by 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, to the post helipad. At the helipad, six demonstration stations were staffed by Fort Irwin Fire Department personnel, the Bureau of Land Management, and Soldiers of the 2916th AVN BN.

  • Soldier feeding, helping homeless goes viral on social media

    Mar 20, 2014

    Soldiers serve their country every day. But a photo posted March 3 on social media of an anonymous First Army Soldier giving pizza to the homeless highlighted this commitment at the community level.

  • Spartan cavalrymen provide overwatch for engineers

    Mar 20, 2014

    GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- On the morning of March 13, two CH-47 Chinook helicopters touched down in an open, barren field where the Spartan Soldiers of B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, rapidly exited and assumed a defensive perimeter, lying low to the ground.

  • Army Strong event provides glimpse of military life

    Mar 20, 2014

    Nearly 1,000 students, teachers and future Soldiers attended the 4th Army Strong Experience March 13 at Fort Benning, Ga. Hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), the event featured Army Rangers, USAMU shooters and airborne training instructors providing demonstrations to bring the military closer to students, teachers and other attendees.

  • Russian-born Soldier serves in pursuit of his dream

    Mar 20, 2014

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE LIGHTNING, Afghanistan -- For most of the Soldiers working at the gate here, the days can become somewhat routine -- for everyone except 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier Spc. Dany Gromov, who sees each day as one step closer to turning his dream into reality.

  • Tobyhanna begins helicopter repair mission

    Mar 20, 2014

    Tobyhanna Army Depot has been chosen as the repair source for a component of the Army's largest helicopter, the CH-47 Chinook, based on the installation's electronics expertise.

  • Luncheon honors Gold Star wives' sacrifice

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Fort Carson community held an event to honor the sacrifices of Gold Star wives.

  • Event makes literacy fun

    Mar 20, 2014

    More than 50 Family members attended Fort Carson's Tell Me a Story featuring the children's book "Verdi." The event also included a visit from the ZooMobile and arts and crafts.

  • Longest deployed Red Currahee receives induction as Distinguished Member of 506th

    Mar 20, 2014

    Soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team "Currahee", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hosted an induction ceremony, March 13, 2014, for Distinguished and Honorary members of the 506th Infantry Regiment, at the 4th BCT Headquarters on Fort Campbell.

  • MPs hold first combined Rite of Passage

    Mar 20, 2014

    Military police officers and Soldiers are accustomed to fighting side-by-side, but on Feb. 26, both lieutenants and Advanced Individual Training Soldiers made MP regiment history as they experienced a Rite of Passage Ceremony together at Fort Leonard Wood's Memorial Grove.

  • Arctic Warriors: U.S. Soldiers join Canadian reservists for exercise on Baffin Island

    Mar 20, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Temperatures plummeted through the teens and single digits before blizzard conditions closed down Fort Drum, N.Y., and area schools -- a spring-like welcome home last week for two 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers returning from an exercise near the Arctic Circle.

  • U.S. Soldier earns place at British Military Academy

    Mar 19, 2014

    Army 2nd Lt. Ben Torgersen is the most recent officer to take advantage of a program that allows junior officers to spend a year at the British Army's Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Surrey, England.

  • TRADOC welcomes new commanding general

    Mar 18, 2014

    Gen. David Perkins assumed command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Gen. Robert Cone, during a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Va., March 14, 2014.

  • Aviation exercise forges partnerships in Europe

    Mar 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe is currently undergoing one of the largest aviation training exercises in recent history to prepare the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Delta Battery 1-62 ADA Earns "Top Notch" Streamer

    Mar 18, 2014

    Soldiers of Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, while forward deployed to Southwest Asia, were awarded the coveted "Top Notch Battery" streamer from 31st ADA Brigade, on February 25th for achieving the highest score possible and being best deployed air defense battery.

  • New leadership at the 94th Training Division as Brig. Gen. Cornett retires

    Mar 18, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Mar. 16, 2014) -- Col. Steven W. Ainsworth assumed command of The 94th Training Division (FS), replacing Brig. Gen. Don. Cornett, Jr., during a Change of Command ceremony at Soldier's Field House.

  • MISS VIRGINIA HALL

    Mar 17, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Continuing with the theme for 2014's Women's History Month--Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment--this week we honor the courage of Miss Virginia Hall, an American civilian who served with the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. Miss Hall played a significant role in the Allied victory in France while serving in extended perilous undercover activities.

  • Thousands of Killeen's Army implants have become proud, permanent neighbors

    Mar 17, 2014

    The Army transfers thousands of Soldiers in and out of Fort Hood - one of the largest military bases in the world - every year, making the city of Killeen an inevitable stopover for a huge number of Soldiers during their careers.

  • First Team staff prepares for deployment with command post exercise

    Mar 16, 2014

    The 1st Cavalry Division staff took over a wing of the Fort Hood Soldier Development Center this week for an elaborate command post exercise as they continue to train for their upcoming deployment to southern Afghanistan. The 10-day exercise was designed to put every element of the 1st Cav. Div. staff through the rigors of running a joint operations center in a highly complex area of operation like the one they're heading to later this year.

  • Nonlethal: deny, move, disperse

    Mar 14, 2014

    Broadcasts of demonstrators protesting and storming buildings are flooding media outlets right now, making it obvious why Fort Leonard Wood's Interservice Nonlethal Individual Weapons Instructor Course is critical to our current society.

  • Sleeves up, but only roll'em if you know how

    Mar 14, 2014

    Warmer weather will bring Marines a change other than spring. For the first time in two years, Marines are allowed to roll up their sleeves in conjunction with the changeover from the winter to summer uniform.

  • Recruit fights cancer to become Soldier

    Mar 14, 2014

    When one Fort Leonard Wood Soldier graduates Advanced Individual Training tomorrow, the occasion will mark a nearly two-year battle to fulfill his desire to become a Soldier.

  • Breakfast kicks off post's AER campaign

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's Army Community Service kicked off the 2014 Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign with a breakfast ceremony Thursday at the Pershing Community Center.

  • Battle-hardened Ranger shares fallen Soldiers' legacy

    Mar 14, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There's an old adage that says, History is made every day." However, that history does not stand the test of time unless someone is willing to share it. U.S. Army Ranger, 1st Sgt. Christopher Cunningham, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, believes in telling the story -- whether it's his own story or the stories of the comrades he lost.

  • 10th CAB marks return from Afghanistan

    Mar 14, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade returned from a nine-month deployment to Af-ghanistan and officially marked the return by uncasing their colors during a ceremony March 5 on Fort Drum's Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program to build resiliency

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az- Soldiers and Civilians of all ranks and both genders joined Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca's commanding general, at Murr Community Center March 7, for the first session for Sisters in Arms, a part of the new Sisters and Brothers in Arms Mentorship Program.

  • 7th Engineers compete in Hammer Olympics

    Mar 14, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Soldiers from the 7th Engineer Battalion cheered on their brothers in arms Friday during the battalion Hammer Olympics" at Sapper Field. The unit, known as "Hammer Battalion," had five four-man teams, representing each company in the battalion.

  • Spartan leaders conduct NCO induction ceremony

    Mar 14, 2014

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Members of 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), held a ceremony welcoming the newest sergeants into the U.S. Army's noncommissioned officers' ranks Saturday at their headquarters on Forward Operating Base Shank.

  • Fort Drum officials: 'Recognize, Retreat, Report' if UXO spotted on post

    Mar 14, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- With spring around the corner, Fort Drum safety officials and explosives experts took time this week to encourage community members to be vigilant in the unlikely event that they encounter unexploded ordnance (UXO) on post.

  • Teams fire up MKTs, produce fine dining with field equipment

    Mar 14, 2014

    More than 200 food service personnel, representing military bases around the world and each branch of service, participated in the March 9-13 training event. They were put to the test in many different ways, including one challenge -- the Military Hot Food Kitchen category -- that required them to produce a five-star meal on Mobile Kitchen Trailers.

  • MVC initial project development complete, Fort's new MVC Community Center opens

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Az. - Soldiers, project leaders, community leaders and Fort Huachuca tenants gathered Tuesday in celebration of the completion of Mountain Vista Communities�' Initial Project Development and the new MVC Community Center�'s grand opening.

  • Installation observes National Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az.- Nearly 400 people filled Thunder Mountain Activity Centre Tuesday to observe the installation's National Prayer Breakfast.

  • FH foreign liaison officers visit ISEC, meet senior leaders

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - During a visit to the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command, or ISEC, four foreign liaison officers, FLOs from Germany, France and Korea and assigned to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, took a tour of the facilities and enjoyed lunch with Col. Patrick Kerr, ISEC commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda Kadet, ISEC command sergeant major, and their staff, Feb. 26.

  • Team Huachuca exhibits synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort huachuca, AZ. - Team Huachuca delivered on the team concept to students from many organizations on Fort Huachuca, who recently started the Army Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground.

  • Soldiers help promote literacy

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Soldiers help promote literacy.

  • Women's History Month: WACs at the Presidio

    Mar 14, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The cover of the May 12, 1944, issue of the Fort Ord Panorama shows Technician Third Grade Margery Barrett. Barrett, a member of the Women's Army Corps, served at the Presidio of Monterey, after recently serving in Algiers.

  • Marines train at Fort Hunter Liggett and Camp Roberts

    Mar 13, 2014

    Army Reserve and California National Guard bases team up to offer great training environment to all customers

  • Soldiers actions reflects greatly on Army

    Mar 13, 2014

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Soldiers serve their country every day. But a photo posted on March 3 on social media of an anonymous First Army Soldier giving pizza to the homeless highlighted this commitment at the community level.

  • Multinational soldiers train for aerial rapid response in Kosovo

    Mar 13, 2014

    Armenian Soldiers who specialize in crowd and riot control, learned the basics of helicopter procedures in training with U.S. Army Soldiers at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, March 12, 2014. The Armenians learned how to load and unload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before a real-world situation requiring their expertise arises.

  • Soldier Show cast, crew prepare to 'Stand Strong'

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons, starting April 11, 2014.

  • Veterans share wartime experiences

    Mar 12, 2014

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Dale Center for the Study for War & Society at the University of Southern Mississippi hosted an open to the public roundtable event featuring Soldiers from the 158th Infantry Brigade from Camp Shelby, Miss.

  • First Army Soldier receives knighthood

    Mar 11, 2014

    A First Army senior noncommissioned officer and recipient of two Purple Hearts was recently knighted into an elite military organization. Sgt. 1st Class Scott D. Smith of San Antonio became a member of the Honorable Order of Saint George and received the Order's Silver Medallion in a ceremony Feb. 28 at the Rock Island Arsenal Clubhouse.

  • First Army addresses leader development, readiness at Commander's Conference

    Mar 11, 2014

    Restructuring the unit, developing leaders, and sustaining readiness for reserve component forces were the focus of the First Army Spring Commander's Conference held here March 5-7 in First Army headquarters.

  • Online ToolBox offers Army leaders a gateway of resources, references, tips

    Mar 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command unveiled March 12 the FORSCOM Leader Development ToolBox, an online resource for leaders across all Army components and cohorts: Officer, NCO, Warrant Officer, Army Soldiers and Civilian employees.

  • One painful lesson: MPs train with tasers

    Mar 11, 2014

    What does a shock of electricity coursing through your body feel like? Several soldiers with the 89th Military Police Brigade understand exactly how that feels after taser training at Fort Hood as part of a 12-day course Mar. 5, 2014.

  • Spartan leaders conduct NCO induction ceremony

    Mar 9, 2014

    A ceremony welcoming the newest sergeants into the U.S. Army's Non-Commissioned Officers' ranks was held in the early afternoon March 8, 2014, at the headquarters of the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, at Forward Operating Base Shank.

  • Currahees conduct NCO, Soldier of the Quarter Competition

    Mar 7, 2014

    U.S. Army soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participated in the brigade's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Quarter Competition, Feb. 26-27, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Military working dog kennel receives FORSCOM award for second consecutive year

    Mar 6, 2014

    For the past two years, Fort Drum military working dogs and their handlers have proved their mettle and outshined other units. For the second year in a row, the U.S. Army Forces Command's Best Military Working Dog Kennel Award has been presented to the 8th Military Police Detachment kennel, 91st Military Police Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Townsend discusses upcoming Afghan elections, 2015 transition during video teleconference

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Combined Joint Task Force - 10 and 10th Mountain Division (LI) commander, took questions from North Country media Tuesday during a video teleconference he conducted from his post at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, where he leads coalition forces in Regional Command - East.

  • Task Force First Strike takes responsibility in RC-East

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FENTY, Afghanistan -- Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took responsibility of the third-most-populated Afghan province from two 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) battalions during a transfer of authority ceremony Sunday at Forward Operating Base Fenty.

  • 10th Mountain battalions transfer authority to units of 101st Airborne

    Mar 6, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Two battalion-size units of 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) officially transferred authority of their respective areas of operations to units of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during two separate transfer of authority ceremonies held Thursday in two different Afghan provinces.

  • 3-2nd ADA in garrison; uncases colors

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Nearly 500 Soldiers gathered with their senior leaders Feb. 13 in Rinehart Fitness Center at Fort Sill to take part in a significant event in their unit's history. For the first time since the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery's three forward batteries returned to Fort Sill from Turkey in December, the Soldiers were reunited as one unit in a ceremony to uncase the battalion colors.

  • Bodybuilding champion serves as Pentagon chaplain assistant

    Mar 6, 2014

    Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt. Denises Veitia would get bored easily. When it came to her physical fitness, though, she felt she needed a new challenge. So, she became a competitive bodybuilder.

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