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  • 16th Sust. Bde. Remembers 9/11

    Sep 16, 2011

    Sept. 11, 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. For all Americans, the anniversary serves not only as a reminder of their ability to persevere, but also as a reminder of the sacrifices that each American citizen and Soldier has made since. To mark the occasion, Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, took time to pause from their busy schedule to remember and reflect on that day's tragic events here at the Camp Aachen Theater.

  • 574th QMSC conducts platoon defense during exercise

    Sep 16, 2011

    Soldiers from the 574th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, participated in a platoon defense training exercise here, June 22-24.

  • App puts U.S. Army Europe in mobile users' hands

    Sep 15, 2011

    U.S. Army Europe recently released an application for mobile devices designed to keep people informed on the latest Army in Europe information, news and events.

  • "A Decade of Remembrance" is the theme of 21st TSC ceremony

    Sep 14, 2011

    Signs of autumn were visible everywhere when members of the Kaiserslautern military community gathered to honor the service of two new retirees and pay homage to the victims of 9/11 on Panzer Parade Field here, Sept. 9.

  • Fueling the team

    Sep 14, 2011

    U.S. Army in Europe's (USAREUR) Fueling the Team program is an offshoot of the Soldier Fueling Initiative that reshaped dining facilities at Initial Military Training locations in the U.S. Its goal is to help Soldiers, civilian employees and family members eat healthier to improve their performance and lifestyle. USAREUR officials hope the program becomes a model for the entire Army.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers beef up on cyber security during exercise Combined Endeavor 2011

    Sep 13, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Safety and security are a top priority for nations around the world and that priority includes protection of cyber networks and systems. As part of the U.S. European Command led, U.S. Army Europe supported exercise Combined Endeavor 2011 held at the Joint Multinational Training Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany nations from around the world have the opportunity to discuss just that.

  • Air Assault! Separating weak from strong

    Sep 7, 2011

    In an effort to distinguish themselves from their peers, nearly 300 Soldiers and Airmen laced up their boots, packed their gear and headed to Camp Robertson training grounds here in hopes of becoming air assault qualified.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. medics earn prestigious EFMB

    Sep 6, 2011

    Medical Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, recently competed against themselves to earn the coveted Expert Field Medical Badge during the U. S. Army in Europe EFMB course here, July 31 - Aug. 13.

  • USAREUR's largest sustainment command welcomes new commanding general

    Sep 2, 2011

    The Army's largest sustainment command in Europe held a change of command ceremony on NCO Field here, Aug. 25, to welcome a new commanding general and wish a fond farewell to the outgoing commander.

  • 21st TSC inducts new members into the Sergeant Morales Club

    Aug 24, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command welcomed its newest members into the Sergeant Morales Club during a special induction and retreat ceremony on the Panzer Parade Field here, Aug. 18. The ceremony recognized an elite group of non-commissioned officers from the 21st TSC as they became lifetime members of the United States Army Europe's prestigious club.

  • 66th Trans. Co. brings back the Truck Roadeo

    Aug 9, 2011

    More than 30 transportation Soldiers gathered on Kleber Kaserne to participate in the 66th Transportation Company’s Truck Roadeo here, July 25-29.

  • 21st STB welcomes new command team

    Aug 9, 2011

    The 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, held a change of command and responsibility ceremony on Panzer Parade Field here, Aug. 5, to welcome in a new command team and wish a fond farewell to the outgoing team.

  • Serbian soldiers train with U.S. civil affairs

    Aug 8, 2011

    Members of the Serbian army participated in a joint communications training exercise with Soldiers of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, at Daenner Kaserne, Germany.

  • 66th Trans. Co. earns Army Safety Excellence Streamer

    Aug 8, 2011

    The 66th Transportation Company, 39th Movement Control Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, was awarded the Army Safety Excellence Streamer by Col. Keith Sledd, the commander of the 16th Sust. Bde. during a ceremony on Kleber Kaserne here, July 28.

  • Secretary of Army witnesses Rapid Trident 2011 in Ukraine

    Aug 5, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Aug. 3, 2011, to witness the multinational training going on during Rapid Trident 2011.

  • Paratroopers from several nations come together in Ukraine during Rapid Trident 2011

    Aug 5, 2011

    Rapid Trident 2011 is about building lasting international partnerships and friendships, in addition to its military goals.

  • U.S. Army Europe EFMB_Day 4

    Aug 4, 2011

  • Baumholder garrison introduces Go Green program

    Aug 4, 2011

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Turning trash into cash and preserving the environment is what garrison leaders are shooting for with the new Baumholder Go-Green program. This was the leading topic at the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder personnel assembly July 2.

  • 21st TSC provides food, fuel in Rapid Trident 11

    Aug 3, 2011

    Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command provided logistical support to the U.S. Army in Europe led multi-national exercise Rapid Trident 11, here at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, which began on July 25.

  • 21st TSC helps transport equipment for deploying unit

    Aug 3, 2011

    The swoosh of the hydraulics on the K Loaders and the directives being shouted by the movement specialists were the only sounds heard here as containers were loaded onto a Boeing 747 cargo plane headed for Afghanistan, July 18-20. Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command worked at a feverish pace to ensure needed equipment is prepositioned in Afghanistan before the 172nd Infantry Brigade, based out of Grafenwoehr and Schweinfurt, Germany, deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • 391st CSSB under new leadership

    Aug 2, 2011

    The 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, held a change of command ceremony to say farewell to Lt. Col C. Scott Luekenga, the outgoing commander, and to welcome Lt. Col. Donald A. MacCuish, the incoming commander, here July 22.

  • 21st TSC honor members for service, pay tribute to the fallen

    Aug 2, 2011

    Soldiers, Civilians, and Families gathered to honor and say farewell to Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command at a Retreat and Retirement ceremony on Panzer parade field here, July 28. This month’s ceremony included a special tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The names of three Soldiers who lost their lives during Operation Enduring Freedom were unveiled at the 21st TSC Memorial site.

  • 18th MP Brigade welcome new commander

    Jul 26, 2011

    More than 1,500 Soldiers, family members and civilians of the 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, were on hand to welcome a new commander during a change of command ceremony held on Benjamin Franklin Village here July 15.

  • 391st CSSB says farewell to mentor, friend

    Jul 26, 2011

    Soldiers of the 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sust. Brigade said farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Kent Mace during a relinquishment of responsibility ceremony July 14 here on Warner Barracks.

  • 60th GPC changes command, realigns to USAREUR

    Jul 26, 2011

    Warm winds filled the air as members of the military community filed onto Campbell Barracks parade field in Heidelberg, Germany to witness the official change of command ceremony for the 60th Engineer Geospatial Planning Cell, here July 15. Lt. Col. Craig Guth relinquished his command of the 60th GPC to Lt. Col. John Byrn in front of Soldiers and Families attending the event.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers compete for Warrior title

    Jul 18, 2011

    Four times a year, each battalion of the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, send their best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldiers to compete in the Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Quarter competition. The brigade held its first WOQ and WLOQ competition for the 2012 fiscal year at its headquarters here on Warner Barracks June 28-30.

  • 18th CSSB Soldiers conduct airdrop, sling load training

    Jul 18, 2011

    Soldiers of the 23rd Ordnance Company and 574th Quartermaster Supply Company, both with the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, conducted an airdrop and sling load training mission in the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 6, 2011.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers Represent at Bavarian Open Combatives Tournament

    Jul 15, 2011

    For the Modern Army Combatives Program, practice makes perfect. On June 25, Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command practiced and perfected their combatives skills during the Bavarian Open Combatives Tournament in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • TF Sword assumes responsibility of the North Engineer Region of Afghanistan

    Jul 14, 2011

    The 18th Engineer Brigade, Task Force Sword, out of Heidelberg, Germany, assumed responsibility of Afghanistan’s North Engineer Region, consisting of Regional Command-East, -Capital and -North, in a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Sharana June 29.

  • 21st TSC EOD techs help Romania Armed Forces destroy excess munitions

    Jul 7, 2011

    21st Theater Sustainment Command Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians provided their Romanian Armed Forces counterparts classroom and hands-on procedures to help expedite the elimination of excess stockpiled munitions here, June 6-17.

  • West Point Cadet previews regular Army with the 16th Sust. Bde.

    Jul 7, 2011

    Making the transition from college student to every day professional can be a stressful adjustment for graduates. However, making the transition from college student to wartime leader involves challenges that spending your time in the classroom cannot simulate. For upcoming graduates of West Point and various Reserve Officer Training Corps programs on college campuses around the country, their first challenge as a college graduate is not to find a job, but to inspire Soldiers of varying ages to follow them into harm’s way.

  • Theme of Support highlights 39th MCB Change of Command

    Jul 7, 2011

    Although a change-of-command ceremony is often about the symbolic exchange of roles between two officers, one relinquishing and one taking command, it often provides insight into the irreplaceable support network that makes a Soldier and a unit function.

  • 21st TSC honors members for service

    Jul 7, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command held a retreat and retirement ceremony on the Panzer Parade Field at Panzer Kaserne here, June 30, to honor a lifetime of commitment and service of eight 21st TSC personnel.

  • 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion welcomes new Commander

    Jul 5, 2011

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany ‐ The 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion welcomed its new Commander on Kleber Kaserne June 10, in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • 18th Engineer Brigade bonds together with Luau

    Jun 10, 2011

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gathered for a farewell dinner prior to their upcoming deployment and to celebrate Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Spanferkelhof restaurant here, May 18.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers honor the 67th Anniversary of Normandy

    Jun 8, 2011

    Perhaps one of the most famous Airborne Operations in History is Operation Overlord, more well-known as the D-Day invasion. In this famous assault on the German-occupied Normandy region of France, thousands of paratroopers dropped from hundreds of C-47 planes and into World War II. The commemoration of this event held a special place in the hearts of the airborne troops of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command’s 5th Quartermaster Detachment as they traveled to Normandy, June 1-6 to help commemorate the 67th Anniversary of this momentous event, most well-known for its airborne and amphibious assaults.

  • Remembering the 67th Anniversary of Normandy

    Jun 8, 2011

    “You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months,” Gen. Dwight Eisenhower, supreme allied commander, wrote in his now famous order starting Operation Overlord June 6th, 1944, which ultimately brought about the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany. “The eyes of the world are upon you.” With these now-famous words, Eisenhower ordered hundreds of thousands of brave allied soldiers into battle on a day now commonly referred to as ‘D-Day.’

  • 21st TSC’s “The Reckoning” determines Best Warrior

    May 25, 2011

    It started with a social event. This was just a ploy to ease the minds of 11 warriors who were about to begin a grueling battle for supremacy. One by one each brigade sergeant major in the 21st Theater Sustainment Command stood up proudly and introduced their warriors. These warriors were the best of the best and were ready to proclaim the title, “21st TSC Best Warrior.”

  • 18th MP Best Warrior competition takes it back to basics

    May 24, 2011

    General George S. Patton once wrote in 1933, "Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. " In the almost 80 years since that statement, it rings as true today as it did then. Advances in technology may change the way we fight, but it is still the Soldiers and leaders of our Army who are winning battles every day. As a testament to Patton's observation and encompassing the boldest of spirits, the best of the best among the Soldiers and noncommissioned officers in the 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, showed up May 1-3 in Baumholder, Germany, to battle for the title of Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Year.

  • 21st TSC hosts Korean Arms Verification Agency

    May 24, 2011

    Absolutely no coloring outside the box allowed. When the Supply Activity Europe, which falls under the Theater Logistics Support Center-Europe, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, hosted the Korean Arms Verification Agency inspection team here, May 18 and 19, every aspect of the visit was regulated. While it was a historic first to have a South Korean inspection team involved with a Conventional Armed Forces in Europe inspection, the SAE is a well-versed veteran of the annual arms evaluation and inspection process.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers participate in "May I Kiss You"

    May 20, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command participated in a sexual assault prevention class with a very special instructor. The class entitled, "May I Kiss You," was held at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne here, May 12.

  • 409th CSB holds European contracting conference

    May 20, 2011

    Army contracting professionals gathered together here, April 18-20, for the European Contracting Conference or EURCON 2011. The event was hosted by the 409th Contracting Support Brigade and marked the first time the entire brigade was brought together as one.

  • 18th Engineers support Adopt-A-School program

    May 20, 2011

    Up until a few weeks ago, many Soldiers from the 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, thought they may have been smarter than a fifth grader. They are familiar with the popular television show and usually know all of the answers. That was until they began volunteering at the Heidelberg Middle School as part of the Adopt-A-School program.

  • 406th Human Resources Company receives a new commander

    May 20, 2011

    Soldiers, family and friends of the 7th Civil Support Command gathered at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne here for a change of command ceremony May 14. Maj. Francis C. Suyak succeeded Capt. Horacio D. Brambila as the commander of the 406th Human Resources Company, 774th Civil Support Team, 209th Army Liaison Team. Lt. Col. David C. Mundfrom, the commander of the 774th Civil Support Team, presided over the ceremony.

  • 409th CSB holds European Contracting Conference

    May 19, 2011

    FRANKENTHAL, Germany - Army contracting professionals gathered together here, April 18-20, for the European Contracting Conference or EURCON 2011. The event was hosted by the 409th Contracting Support Brigade and marked the first time the entire brigade was brought together as one.

  • Cadets visit Luxembourg

    May 13, 2011

    Cadets from Heidelberg High School Army JROTC recently honored fallen Soldiers in a wreath-laying ceremony held at Luxembourg American Cemetery.

  • Dental buses decommissioned

    May 13, 2011

    On May 2, the buses were decommissioned and will return shortly to the motor pool because they are too expensive to maintain and are no longer requested on a regular basis. The last assignment was to Rotterdam in the Netherlands in April 2010, DuVall said.

  • Garrison SAFER after day of training

    May 13, 2011

    When Pfc. Alfred Wesley woke up May 5, he probably didn't expect a German Shepherd would chase him a few hours later. Wesley, an Information Technology Specialist for 43rd Signal Battalion, volunteered to play the part of the bad guy during U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg's annual Soldier and Family Exposition day, a free biannual event open to servicemembers, civilians and family members on Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg.

  • 16th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers vie for Warrior Leader and Warrior of the Year titles

    May 11, 2011

    Since November 2010, Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21 Theater Sustainment Command, have competed for the title of Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Year.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. DFAC recognized as most nutrition conscious in USAREUR

    May 11, 2011

    Food service professionals from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, won top honors at the European Regional Medical Command, U.S. Army Europe, Installation Management Command-Europe National Nutrition Month Competition in March.

  • 16th Sustainment Brigade extends MRT to family members

    May 11, 2011

    The ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have not only brought strain and stress to Army units, but also to Army families. However, Army units like the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, are taking a proactive step toward assisting families in managing the strain and stress through Master Resiliency Training.

  • 21st TSC holds a retreat, retirement ceremony

    May 11, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command held a retreat and retirement ceremony on the Panzer Parade Field at Panzer Kaserne here, April 28, to honor a lifetime of service and commitment of six 21st TSC personnel.

  • 5th Maint. Co. holds inactivation ceremony

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 5th Maintenance Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony at the Field House in the Grafenwoehr Training Area here March 15.

  • 624th MCT deploys in support of Operation New Dawn

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 624th Movement Control Team, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, deployed March 10 to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Soldiers make learning about women's history 'elementary'

    Apr 5, 2011

    Soldiers and leaders of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command visited the Vogelweh Elementary School here March 29 to read to students as part of women's history month.

  • 405th AFSB accepts control of DOL mission in Europe

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade, partnered with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, accepted command and control of Directorate of Logistics missions in the European theater from the Installation Management Command - Europe April 1.

  • New simulation center opens on Panzer Kaserne

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command opened a new Joint Multinational Simulation Center in Bldg. 3005 on Panzer Kaserne here March 28.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train with European partners for deployment

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's 172nd Infantry Brigade are participating in a Mission Rehearsal Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here through April 8. The MRE, conducted in cooperation with forces from several European partner nations, is designed to prepare the 172nd for its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Army, Air Force conduct firefighter training

    Mar 29, 2011

    A crowd of frightened people scamper franticly out of a burning building as they rush toward safety. The crowd stands helpless, looking as all their personal belongings go up in flames.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. bids farewell to fallen hero

    Mar 29, 2011

    Saying goodbye to those who make the ultimate sacrifice is never easy. However, memorial services like the one held March 17 at the Benjamin Franklin Village chapel here for a fallen Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with the 720th EOD Company afforded the more than 300 Soldiers, civilians and family members in attendance an outlet to remember him and honor his service.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. NCO teaches lifesaving skill to Soldiers through the spirit of competition

    Mar 25, 2011

    Behind every great competitor is a great and dedicated instructor, and that's just what Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Mosely aspires to for the Soldiers he trains in Modern Army Combatives.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers vie for best warrior in competition

    Mar 25, 2011

    In a brigade of approximately 3,300 Soldiers, only 10 from five battalions made it to the most recent 16th Sustainment Brigade Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Quarter competition. Five junior enlisted and five noncommissioned officers, each the best in their respective battalions, went head-to-head with minimal sleep and the knowledge that one mistake could end their chances of winning.

  • Calling all sergeants major of the 21st TSC

    Mar 25, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's senior enlisted advisor held a three-day offsite conference for all the sergeants major of the command at the Rhinelander Club here March 13-15.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers heighten intelligence retrieval skills with ISR TOPOFF training

    Mar 16, 2011

    Though the information that Soldiers get is ever changing, programs like the Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance TOPOFF team from the intelligence office of the Training and Doctrine Command provide subject matter experts to units that have requested their services and brief them on the most up-to-date information.

  • 42nd Clearance Co. provides support to Georgian National Army

    Mar 16, 2011

    With hours spent inside military vehicles and crawling along a route at speeds of five kilometers per hour trying to find explosives meant to disable other military formations, no one ever said route clearance was a glamorous job. It's a tedious job, requiring a lot of patience and knowledge of the possible dangers to be searching for on the battlefield.

  • 18th CSSB honored for German war graves donations

    Mar 16, 2011

    American Soldiers from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion out of Grafenwoehr Training Area joined German servicemembers, current and retired, and local civilians at an awards ceremony here Feb. 24., honoring the 2010 donations from the Bavarian region to the German War Graves Caring Association donation fund.

  • Working dog teams bring new resource to Georgian troops

    Mar 16, 2011

    The road to war is never an easy one, and as a battalion of soldiers from the Georgian Armed Forces' 33rd Light Infantry Battalion prepares to join the mix in Afghanistan, they are preparing themselves not only for combat, but also for the unique challenges of international partnership.

  • 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion cases colors, prepare to deploy

    Mar 2, 2011

  • 529th MPs get to 'the heart' of their community

    Mar 2, 2011

    The company headquarters of the 529th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, located in Heidelberg, Germany, was transformed into a makeshift blood donation center Feb. 16 as Soldiers and civilians circulated through the building to donate to the Armed Services Blood Program.

  • 66th Trans. Co. supports deploying units across Germany

    Mar 2, 2011

    The 66th Transportation Company is the unit to call when preparing to deploy. The Soldiers of 1st Platoon, 66th Trans. Co., 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have been responsible for conducting the In-theater Staging Area missions for numerous units preparing to deploy from the Kaiserslautern, Baumholder, Heidelberg and Weisbaden communities.

  • 196th MSU teaches battlefield combat life saving techniques

    Mar 2, 2011

  • Soldiers of HHC, 18th CSSB bid farewell to outgoing commander, welcome new

    Mar 2, 2011

    After 24 months in command, seven of which were in Mosul, Iraq, Capt. Bertalina Villar handed the Headquarters and Headquarters Company guidon back to Lt. Col. Reed Hudgins, the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion commander, Feb. 3 during a company change of command ceremony at the HHC motor pool here.

  • 95th MP Bn. returns home from deployment to Afghanistan

    Feb 23, 2011

    The usually quiet, early morning hours of Coleman Barracks here were interrupted by loud music and even louder cheers as friends, family members and fellow Soldiers pulled themselves out of bed Feb. 14 to get to Coleman Gym and welcome home the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 95th Military Police Battalion, as they returned from their 12-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. enhances unit readiness through use of Mobile Training Team

    Feb 23, 2011

    Senior leaders and Army civilians from across Germany and from as far as Italy converged Jan. 24-Feb. 4 at the 16th Sustainment Brigade Headquarters here to attend the Support Operations Phase II class.

  • Twins reunite with help from 21st TSC

    Feb 23, 2011

    A set of twins entered basic training with strong intentions of becoming Soldiers and serving their country. They began to train, giving everything they had to achieve their common goal.

  • 720th EOD Co. cases colors, deploys to Afghanistan to support OEF

    Feb 23, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 720th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade cased the company guidon Feb. 11 during a ceremony at the Coleman Barracks gymnasium here as the unit's final step prior to deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Feb.15.

  • 12th Chem. Co. trains for full spectrum operations

    Feb 11, 2011

    Even a blizzard of snow and blistering cold weather couldn't stop the Soldiers of the 12th Chemical Company from getting the most out of their field training exercise at Camp Robertson here Jan. 24-28.

  • Personal Security Detachment sharpens skills in Grafenwoehr

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from 18th Engineer Brigade's personal security detachment sharpened their combat readiness skills at the Grafenwoehr Training Area here Jan. 18-21. During the four-day event, the Soldiers trained round the clock on Military Operations on Urban Terrain, rifle marksmanship, hand grenade procedures and night operations.

  • 18th Engineers train with Georgia Firefighters

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from 18th Engineer Brigade's Emergency Management Assessment Team received Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standards training from GSM Training Associates' fire chiefs on Tompkins Barracks here recently.

  • U.S. engineers help Afghans build skills for future

    Feb 9, 2011

    An old proverb states, "If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach him how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime." The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Afghanistan Engineer District-North has taken this saying to heart and is determined to help establish technical and vocational schools throughout Logar Province to provide fruitful skills to the Afghan people.

  • 534th Engineer Detachment: Designing the Future

    Feb 7, 2011

    Members of the 534th Engineer Detachment have been supporting survey and design operations in Afghanistan since their arrival with the 902nd Engineer Company in late November. Led by Sergeant First Class Erich Stemmerding, the NCOIC of the detachment from Cincinnati, Ohio, the detachment works to support construction and renovation of all nine camps in the Kabul base cluster.

  • 18th Engineers partner with German 464th Special Engineer Battalion

    Jan 13, 2011

    From ruck marches to shooting competitions, physical fitness tests to sporting events, the 18th Engineer Brigade and the German 464th Special Engineer Battalion have been busy developing an enduring partnership here since August.

  • Construction Management Team cases colors, prepares for deployment

    Jan 13, 2011

    The 243rd Construction Management Team, 18th Engineer Brigade, cased its colors Jan. 6 at Tompkins Barracks here in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Military Police experience first 360 degree, live-fire training in Europe

    Jan 13, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany- There is a bitter cold silence between the snow-covered trees and the icy air of the Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA). Out of nowhere, the silence is broken by the sound of grenade launchers and M4's fired by the Soldiers training on Range 201, a 360 degree combat outpost (COP) live-fire training facility.

  • Pieces of NASCAR Vets Day car to be auctioned for charity

    Jan 12, 2011

    Sheet metal from the No. 39 U.S. Army Chevrolet Impala Ryan Newman drove in the Nov. 14 NASCAR race featuring the faces of more than 500 military veterans will be auctioned online to raise money for the Fisher House Foundation and Army Emergency Relief.

  • USACE renovates Ramstein Commissary

    Jan 12, 2011

    Shoppers at Europe's largest commissary here are starting to see the effects of a $49 million renovation project to expand the existing facility from about 81,100 to more than 106,000 square feet.

  • The Army Management Staff College Opens its 3rd Annual Excellence in Education Award

    Jan 10, 2011

    Announcement of the Army Management Staff College's 3rd Annual Excellence in Education. this award recognizes Army organizations that have invested in professional development programs for the Army Civilian team members. It also promotes the philosophy that education is a lifelong pursuit and a strategic investment for the Army.

  • Welcome to high-tech Army

    Jan 8, 2011

    Education, technology and football collided Jan. 8 during the All-American Bowl with the U.S. Army Materiel Command flexing its technology muscle through the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, a major subordinate command of AMC.

  • Night vision just the beginning for Army technology

    Jan 7, 2011

    Night vision technology developed by the U.S. Army now allows the American warfighter to own the night.

  • Sustainer takes competition to a whole new level

    Jan 7, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2011) - Many military units across the U.S. armed forces compete in intramural sports at their duty stations, but one member of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took the competition even further - all the way to Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) headquarters.

  • Resiliency Training uses new tools to get better results

    Jan 7, 2011

    The Resiliency Training instructors at Katterbach Army Airfield, have combined similar tools to expand their reach and become more effective in helping Soldiers to recover and reintegrate after returning from deployments.

  • Army continues to push boundaries of food science

    Jan 6, 2011

    Technology being developed by Army food scientists may provide the American warfighter meals on the battlefield that taste freshly made up to three years after it was prepared.

  • Peer to Peer encourages Soldiers to 'make a movie, save a life'

    Jan 5, 2011

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center and the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program are calling all Soldiers to put their best safety stories on camera for a chance to win the Third Annual Peer to Peer Safety Video Competition.

  • Southern Soldier reflects on God, family, country

    Jan 5, 2011

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - God. Family. Country. In that order. The only colors are a red and blue American flag draped over a black-inked cross with those three words: God. Family. Country. U.S. Army Pfc. Gregory K. Martin, a fire control direction specialist from Pleasant Grove, Ala., wears this tattoo on his forearm proudly. For him, it's a symbol for the three most important things in his life.

  • Army honors best in food service

    Jan 4, 2011

    The Department of the Army G-4 and the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee are proud to announce the winners of the annual Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Excellence in Army food service. From providing nutritional meals to creating morale boosting environments, food service professionals keep the Army rolling along. This program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service.

  • Local farmers receive wheat seed and fertilizer at Spin Boldak District Center

    Jan 4, 2011

    Afghan National Police, Spin Boldak's district governor and International Relief and Development collaborated on the National Seed Distribution Program Dec. 13.

  • Elite Afghan police unit leads way for rest to follow

    Jan 4, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Ahmed Fahim Qayem, commander of the Central Unit, Police Zone 101, is setting an example that few in Afghanistan have seen the likes of. The general truly cares what everything looks like, the perception it conveys, and most importantly, the unit personnel he leads.

  • 18th CSSB runs partnership range with Bundeswehr reserve soldiers

    Dec 29, 2010

    The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion "Warhammers" conducted a partnership range at the Grafenwoehr Training Area here with the German Bundeswehr Reservist Comando Oberpfalz soldiers in December.

  • 21st TSC leaders study World War II battles

    Dec 29, 2010

    The senior staff officers, noncommissioned officers and civilians of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command were not about to let the nippy winter weather ruin their staff ride to study crucial World War II battle sites along the Belgian and German border Dec. 7 to 10.

  • BOSS members brighten holidays for cancer patients, wounded warriors

    Dec 29, 2010

    Wiesbaden, Germany, Soldiers helped put smiles on the faces of young cancer patients at Mainz University, Dec. 7. Several members of Wiesbaden's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program stopped by the Mainz cancer center to hand out holiday goodies and to spend time with the young patients.


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