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  • 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.

  • Kid's News: Youths gain experience, 'tangible reward' in partnership program

    Dec 29, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Like superheroes equipped with utility toolbelts and colorful garb, participants in the garrison's school partnership program now have unique T-shirts, pens and other gear. Aukamm Elementary School's Christian Dunlap-Twist and Noel Schwandt were the first recipients of the new Wiesbaden Kid's News T-shirts during a taping of the program at American Forces Network-Wiesbaden studios Dec. 8.

  • Get it in order: Military officials advise everyone to regularly update wills, other documents

    Dec 29, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "He would have retired at 42." This was the future Sudarat Kirby was ready to face until tragedy struck her family and her 31-year-old husband died after falling into a diabetic coma in the spring of 2010.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta Visits Chicago

    Dec 27, 2010

    Recent Medal of Honor Recipient, Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, visits Chicago.

  • Environmental officers train to protect lives, resources

    Dec 27, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Exposure to hazardous materials can harm and ultimately kill Soldiers and civilians. Knowing how to properly handle chemicals, fuel and other potentially dangerous materials and what to do in the event of an accidental spill, can save lives and prevent long-term harm to the environment.

  • Commentary: First lesson as a mom -- be there

    Dec 27, 2010

    "Maybe I did it, but I wasn't there." A,A As a mother it's my biggest fear. A,A To hold my daughter while she sucks from a bottle. To watch her tiny 3-month-old hand punch at a toy.

  • 66th MI Soldiers are INSCOM's best

    Dec 27, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - For an information specialist it means committing to a job 24-7. A,A For a Russian linguist it means wearing an American flag to work rather than a tie. A,A But no matter the setting, the hours or the mission, being an Army Soldier means being a warrior first.

  • Army's top officer visits troops at COB Speicher for holidays

    Dec 24, 2010

  • International bomb-squad detonates explosives, protects Afghanistan

    Dec 24, 2010

    Creating large explosions is a regular part of the job for the 466th Air Expeditionary Group, EOD Flight and their international partners on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. They destroy roadside bombs, unexploded munitions and anything else that could be a danger to servicemembers or the local population.

  • U.S. Airman detonates explosives in Kandahar

    Dec 22, 2010

    Photos of U.S. Airman detonating explosives while wearing a Santa hat.

  • Tobyhanna employees earn accolades for job well done

    Dec 22, 2010

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Two employees were "surprised and honored" to receive Tobyhanna Army Depot's quarterly performance award.

  • American general decorates German colonel in Afghanistan

    Dec 21, 2010

    For one German officer it was a time to say goodbye after a successful six-month tour. For an American general , it was a time to recognize him for his work in a change of command ceremony Dec. 9. Col. Ralf Kneflowski, co-commander of the Regional Support Command-North at Camp Spann near Mariz-e Shariff, said serving in Afghanistan was a life-changing experience. The other co-commander is American Col. Paul Calbos.

  • 702nd EOD Soldiers train with Estonian civilian counterparts

    Dec 21, 2010

    A team of Soldiers from the 702nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company trained with representatives from Estonia's EOD centers on Vallon detector systems in December. These systems were donated by the U.S. Department of State as part of their Weapons Removal and Abatement program.

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    Dec 21, 2010

    For one German officer it was a time to say goodbye after a successful six-month tour. For an American general , it was a time to recognize him for his work in a change of command ceremony Dec. 9. Col. Ralf Kneflowski, co-commander of the Regional Support Command-North at Camp Spann near Mariz-e Shariff, said serving in Afghanistan was a life-changing experience. The other co-commander is American Col. Paul Calbos.

  • Just 'one of the guys'

    Dec 21, 2010

    As other girls might consider cheerleading or volleyball as a viable extracurricular activity, it's the pigskin that makes junior Charrica Arnaiz and sophomore Stephanie Leitold shine.

  • 18th CSSB sling load team trains for real-world missions

    Dec 20, 2010

    The 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade sling load team conducted training with riggers from the 5th Quartermaster Detachment, 21st Special Troops Battalion, at Rhine Ordnance Barracks here, Nov. 29-30, in order to get a better understanding of how to unhook cargo after an airdrop and rig the cargo for helicopter pickup.

  • 240th QMSC Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

    Dec 20, 2010

    The casing of the guidon is a time-honored tradition that signifies a unit leaving one duty post and embarking on another mission elsewhere.

  • West Point cadets receive exclusive briefing from general in Afghanistan

    Dec 20, 2010

    Nine West Point cadets and two German exchange students participated in an video teleconference and learned about the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan from an hour-long discussion led by Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness, deputy commander for Regional Support, NTM-A and Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan. McGuiness was communicating from Camp Eggers in Kabul, and the cadets were at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • New look and feel to Army Civilian Recruitment Website

    Dec 17, 2010

    Army Civilian Service baby boomers will be retiring en masse over the next 10 years. To attract the "best and brightest" next generation workforce of Army civilians, a focused enterprise-wide recruitment strategy required the development of a dot com website to promote the Army as an employer of choice.

  • Depot Employees Top Goal, Donate $672,000 to Combined Federal Campaign

    Dec 16, 2010

  • Army Contracting Command's new landing page on Facebook

    Dec 16, 2010

  • Spiritual Fitness Can 'Lighten Load' for Troops, Families

    Dec 15, 2010

    Spiritual fitness can help "lighten the load" for servicemembers and their families, whether they're facing combat, dealing with health issues or just managing the day-to-day stressors of military life, the Army's chief of chaplains said.

  • Slovak president and prime minister visit Kandahar

    Dec 15, 2010

    Photos of the Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic and Slovak Prime Minister Iveta Radicova during their visit to their troops on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 702nd EOD Soldiers part of training package presented by U.S. Ambassador to Estonia

    Dec 15, 2010

    Three Soldiers from the 702nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company were part of a training and equipment package presented by U.S. Ambassador to Estonia Michael C. Polt here Dec. 9.

  • Vigilant Freeze exercise brings MPs together

    Dec 15, 2010

    Despite jet lag for some and hours of travel through the snow for others, three military police units were able to combine forces and participate in the Vigilant Freeze exercise at the Joint Multinational Simulation Center in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Nov. 27- Dec. 7.

  • 18th Eng. Bde. constructs deck for Lion's Den

    Dec 15, 2010

    Soldiers from the 18th Engineer Brigade provided construction support to the Patrick Henry Village area by constructing an add-on to the Lion's Den. The Lion's Den is an after school facility where students can go to enjoy their free time together.

  • Engineers help meet unique needs for Estonian students

    Dec 14, 2010

    In a partnership with the U.S. Europe Command Humanitarian Assistance Program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is renovating a four-story building, connecting two existing buildings, and adding a third floor assembly area while maintaining the historical integrity of the structure.

  • ASC Directorate of Logistics team visits OCONUS sites

    Dec 13, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command's Directorate of Logistics Enterprise Transformation Team visited Europe and Asia, Oct. 23-Nov. 15. Seeking out issues and solutions, the transformation team visited Germany, Japan and Korea in preparation for overseas DOL realignment from the Installation Management Command to the Army Materiel Command.

  • TRiPS-Still Saving Lives

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Army's Travel Risk Planning System risk assessment tool, found online at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center website, has proven successful in helping reduce driving fatalities since its Army-wide inception in 2004.

  • 2010 Exodus Message from USACR/Safety Center Leadership

    Dec 13, 2010

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Leadership thanks Soldliers, Families and Civilians for everything they do for our nation and our Army.

  • 21st TSC JAG office wins legal, claims awards

    Dec 13, 2010

    Customers at the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center can rest assured that they are receiving the best legal help and claims assistance possible.

  • 18th CSSB 'Warhammers' promote unity, friendship with German allies

    Dec 13, 2010

    Representatives from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade and the German War Grave Caring Association met at the Freihung Rathaus here Nov. 30 and counted the donations made by Warhammer Soldiers for the grave sites fund. The 18th CSSB Soldiers collected 775 Euros this year, exceeding last year's donation of 600 Euros.

  • 21st TSC NCOs provide marching orders to KHS JROTC

    Dec 13, 2010

    As the snow falls and the winter gets colder, the students of Kaiserslautern High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps team receive drill and ceremony training with the help of two noncommissioned officers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

  • 21st TSC provides courtesy patrol for community

    Dec 13, 2010

    Executing the mission and taking care of Soldiers are two key tasks for all Army leaders. These tasks come with much responsibility and can be very hard to balance. But day after day leaders throughout the Army continue to work hard to make sure the Army's missions get accomplished and the Soldiers are taken care of.

  • Obama visits US forces in Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2010

    Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade were on hand as President Obama visited servicememembers stationed at Bagram Airfield

  • Combat Wounded Warriors Gain Closure with 'Operation Proper Exit'

    Dec 12, 2010

    Combat Wounded Warriors return to Iraq to gain closure as part of Operation Proper Exit, hosted by the 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Division -Center, Dec. 10.

  • 'Task Force Warrior' takes on Afghan training role

    Dec 12, 2010

    With the ceremonial uncasing of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, colors embellished with streamers representing service in every major American campaign since the War of 1812, "Task Force Warrior" assumed the Afghan training and advisory mission of the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, ("Triple Deuce") 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Dec. 11. Held at Kabul Military Training Center, where 20,000 recruits train annually to become soldiers in the Afghan National Army, the ceremony was attended by personnel from the Afghan National Army and coalition countries supporting NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, including the United States, Britain, Turkey, Australia, France, Greece and Poland.

  • Depot delivers thousands of 'Toys for Tots'

    Dec 9, 2010

    Employees of the Corpus Christi Army Depot delivered hundreds of bicycles and thousands of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for their "Toys for Tots" program, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010.

  • Army 'Family of Year' receives award, continues giving

    Dec 8, 2010

    Sgt. Joseph Campbell left Afghanistan and joined his family from Landstuhl, Germany, to receive the Army Family of the Year award Tuesday in Arlington, Va.

  • Army nanosatellite on first flight

    Dec 8, 2010

    SMDC-ONE, the first Army-built satellite in 50 years, launches on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Dec. 8.

  • Area Mike training prepares 9th Engineers for danger of IEDs.

    Dec 8, 2010

    The rolling hills of the 6,000 acre PfAfA$ndhausen training area were blanketed by an unseasonably early layer of fresh white snow. The RG-31 mine-protected vehicle crept along the icy road at a snail's pace, slowing to a stop between two small knolls rising from the wintry landscape. Buried among the trees was a rocket aimed directly for the vehicle and its five passengers- Soldiers from the 9th Engineer Battalion's Alpha Company. Although the Soldiers were part of a training scenario and the rocket was merely a realistic prop, the situation is one that these troops could face on a regular basis during their deployment in 2011. 1st Lt. Daniel Maxwell led his platoon through the exercise, and said part of the point was to recognize and deal with roadside bombs.

  • Christmas Tree Lighting launches holiday season

    Dec 8, 2010

    Community members help the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden launch the 12 Days of Christmas during a tree lighting bash on Wiesbaden Army Airfield Dec. 3. The event also welcomed home the first wave of 1st Armored Division Soldiers home to Wiesbaden from Iraq.

  • Hot times in Hamburg

    Dec 8, 2010

    From the moment one steps off the train at the Hamburg Hauptbahnof (main train station), it's hard not to be swept away by the bustle of travelers, commerce and a city constantly on the move. A,A The second largest of Germany's cities, Hamburg may be its busiest. Whether traveling by high-speed ferry through the city's massive harbor (the third largest in Europe), high atop a double-decker sightseeing bus or strolling through St. Pauli, the city's night-life section, one is constantly reminded that this is a major metropolitan area where day and night merge into equally busy times for its nearly 2 million inhabitants and constant flow of visitors. A,A

  • Signal Soldiers prove savvy at garrison Safety Showdown

    Dec 8, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldiers of the 102nd Signal Battalion demonstrated an impressive aptitude for safety as the unit dominated control of the board to win the Wiesbaden Winter and Holiday Safety Showdown Nov. 23. The event was held at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield Flyers Theater.