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  • Was ist los in Franken? Jan. 23 through 30, 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    "Was ist los in Franken?" details off-post community events and activities occurring throughout Lower, Upper and Middle Franconia.

  • After 32 years of service, just one more mission

    Jan 21, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- When Jake Peart left the Air Force in 1975, he believed that his days in the military were over. But 40 years later, he is still in the military and finding it hard to leave even though he has hit his personal target date for retirement.

  • National Gallery of Art finds creative uses for Army technology

    Jan 21, 2015

    The U.S. Army protects its ground and air vehicles against chemical and biological contaminants with advanced coatings developed at the Army Research Laboratory.

  • ECOPROFIT: Garrison Wiesbaden again garners recognition from city officials for energy-saving effort

    Jan 21, 2015

  • Building a better Wiesbaden: Key facilities face improvements, completion

    Jan 21, 2015

    The start of the new year brings several changes -- and progress -- to facilities and services as U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden moves a few steps closer to a more consolidated community with enhanced quality of life.

  • Cav Soldier manipulates metal

    Jan 21, 2015

    With a click of a striker, the mixture of two gases causes a large flame to ignite. The tradesman holding the lit torch now possesses a tool that can cut through thick metal.

  • Machinist's good idea helps the arsenal, taxpayer

    Jan 20, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- American history books are rich with stories about Soldiers who, as individuals, have gone beyond the call of duty.But while the Soldiers are fighting, there are hundreds of thousands of Department of the Army Civilians who are also stepping up and going beyond the call of duty all in a grand effort to support our nation's war fighters.

  • Abernathy speaks at MLK Observance

    Jan 20, 2015

    Daughter of Civil Rights leader visits Hohenfels

  • 'I called him Uncle Martin': Abernathy speaks at Ansbach's Martin Luther King Jr. Day event

    Jan 20, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance Thursday at the Von Steuben Community Center at Bismarck Kaserne with guest speaker Juandalynn Abernathy.

  • Illowa Bi-State CFC Completes Successful 2014 Campaign

    Jan 20, 2015

    Federal, military and postal employees, donated $374,214 to local, national and international charities, through the Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign during the 2014 campaign which ran from October 9 through December 31, 2014.

  • Vine Grove VFW, Fort Knox volunteers speed wreath removal at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central

    Jan 20, 2015

    More than 120 volunteers from the U.S. Army Human Resources Command and half a dozen other units and organizations at Fort Knox answered the call for support Jan. 18 to remove some 3,600 memorial wreaths from gravesites at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central on Dixie Highway just north of Radcliff and within view of the installation. It was a matter of many hands making light work while demonstrating a living commitment to the men and women of the Armed Forces, both inside the installation and in the surrounding communities.

  • Senior Afghan army leaders visit post

    Jan 20, 2015

    Five senior leaders from the delegation of the 203rd Corps of the Afghan National Army visited several training units on Fort Benning Jan. 12-15 to observe training briefings.

  • Motorcycle program provides guidance for riders

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Motorcycle Mentorship Program keeps Soldiers sharp and safe on the roads with their two- and three-wheeled vehicles by assigning a mentor to familiarize riders with the area and safety protocols.

  • Commissary hosts chili cook-off competition

    Jan 16, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 16, 2015) -- Several of Camp Zama's Soldiers and spouses participated in the very first chili cook-off competition held Jan. 15 at the commissary on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.

  • Fort Sill's New Year's baby arrives for dinner

    Jan 16, 2015

    Born Jan. 1 at 6:21 p.m., Wesson Henry Wells was the first baby born in 2015 at Reynolds Army Community Hospital on Fort Sill.

  • Fort Sill basic combat trainees 'adopted' for Christmas

    Jan 16, 2015

    Basic Combat Training Soldiers from the 434th Field Artillery Brigade who did not return home over the holiday block leave were treated to myriad special events to help brighten their season.

  • Good citizen: Daleville honors Soldier firefighter

    Jan 16, 2015

    The City of Daleville honored a Fort Rucker Soldier Dec. 16 with its Citizen's Award for his selfless service after helping victims of a two-car automobile accident that occurred off post.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • Fort Sill School Age Center earns national accreditation

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Fort Sill School Age Center (SAC) achieved the highest rating possible during a one-day accreditation survey here Dec. 8.

  • Fort Jackson PCs set to upgrade to Office 2013

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Jackson is in the early stage of upgrading Microsoft Office for more than 5,000 users on post. Although the official kickoff date for the software migration is Monday, the post's Network Enterprise Center has already targeted a handful of offices on post for trial runs.

  • Resilience: Training helps Soldiers, families handle life's stresses

    Jan 16, 2015

    Army Community Service exists to support the Soldiers, families and community members of Fort Rucker, and one way it does so is by offering a better outlook on life through resilience training.

  • Soldiers from OUA offer look at controlled monitoring

    Jan 16, 2015

    The first wave of 101st Airborne Division troops returning home from West Africa are more than halfway through the mandatory 21-day controlled monitoring period at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia.

  • DUIs risk lives, ruin careers

    Jan 16, 2015

    Driving while under the influence of alcohol may severely affect the career of Soldiers and DOD civilians.

  • DES acquires new specialty vehicle

    Jan 16, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In an effort to increase police and public safety, APG's Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) Special Reaction Team (SRT) has acquired a new police specialty vehicle to be used in the event of a dangerous, high-risk situation occurring on post.

  • Freestate welcomes new candidates

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy in-processed 115 candidates for Class #44 at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center Jan. 11.

  • 187th wins Commander's Cup

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Jackson's highest sports honor, the Commander's Cup, was awarded Tuesday to the 187th Ordnance Battalion.

  • Vet services extend beyond pets

    Jan 16, 2015

    Army veterinarians and veterinary technicians work behind the scenes every day to make sure that the Army's canine and feline population receives proper care.

  • NORTHCOM Commander visits JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jan 16, 2015

    Admiral Bill Gortney, commander of U.S. Northern Command visited with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander of Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington and his staff at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • ASC recognized for outstanding CFC participation

    Jan 16, 2015

  • New updated training facility ready for units

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca recently renovated an old warehouse into a new training facility for units, where they are provided a variety of different training aids and classes. The Training Support Center, TSC, provides training aids, devices, simulators and Simulations, TADSS, for Soldiers to use and learn skills they need before deployment.

  • RWBAHC to adopt new nicotine use policy effective March 1

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On March 1, a new smoke-free and nicotine use policy will become effective for all Medical Command medical, dental, Soldier and veterinary clinics throughout Fort Huachuca.

  • Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center plans grand opening

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center's grand opening is scheduled for Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. The TAC is located in Building 22324, Christy Avenue and will operate 8:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, on an appointment basis only.

  • JSTARS plays critical role in Operation Desert Storm

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On Jan. 14, 1991, the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (now referred to as JSTARS, but at that time stressed as the "Joint" STARS) had its first operational mission as part of Operation Desert Shield in the Persian Gulf.

  • FMWR offers new fitness options

    Jan 16, 2015

    Resolving to lose weight and stay fit at the beginning of a new year is so common it's become a cliché.

  • AMR observance recognizes a leader's legacy

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Army community gathered, here, at the chapel, Wednesday, to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's annual ethnic observance, hosted by the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support).

  • Two online resources help Hawaii students advance

    Jan 16, 2015

    Parents want what is best for their children and a good education ranks as a top priority.

  • Local communities speak out against force reductions at Fort Lee

    Jan 15, 2015

    Any significant personnel cuts at Fort Lee would have a far more devastating impact on Virginia and the Tri-Cities Area than anyone in the Department of Defense or the nation's capital realizes.

  • MP school welcomes new CSM

    Jan 15, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Woodring is the U.S. Army Military Police School's 12th regimental command sergeant major after a change of responsibility Jan. 8.

  • Transitioning? Fort Leonard Wood hiring fair may be job ticket

    Jan 15, 2015

    More than 40 employers will soon be on Fort Leonard Wood, ready to interview job seekers and even hire new employees on the spot, according to job-fair organizers.

  • Fort Leonard Wood legal clerk retiring after 4 decades on post

    Jan 15, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood has gone through many changes over the past four decades, and Karen Crowell has been there to see them all. Her association with the post began on Oct. 12, 1971, and more than 43 years later she will start a new chapter in life titled "Retirement" on Jan. 30.

  • Time critical when coping with matters of the heart

    Jan 15, 2015

    A General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital performance improvement project has shaved valuable minutes off the helicopter evacuation time needed to transfer patients identified as having heart attacks to a facility for specialized treatment.

  • Arts and Crafts can help you stay resilient

    Jan 15, 2015

    Who knew, that carving wood, drawing, painting and making pottery and works of art could help you be a better person. According to Sandra Class, Army Substance Abuse/Suicide program manager, the installation's Arts and Crafts Center is a perfect place to relieve stress and practice resiliency. Aside from what they normally offer, the Arts and Crafts center is currently revamping a section of the center to offer customers opportunities to learn new crafts at a fraction of the price that's offered by surrounding communities.

  • Sill female first to tackle Ranger course

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Second lieutenant Kelly Derienzo shed her long hair Jan. 11 to be one of the first women allowed to go to Fort Benning's Pre-Ranger Course.

  • Fort Carson post access changes ahead

    Jan 15, 2015

    Fort Carson has initiated a phased change to installation access procedures with an end state, May 1, in which all non-DOD identification card holders will have to complete a background check to gain access to the post.

  • Fort Carson leaders schedule community listening session

    Jan 15, 2015

    Fort Carson and Department of Army headquarters officials will hold a community listening session at 4 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Centennial Hall Auditorium in Colorado Springs.

  • New allotment policy in effect

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- In an effort to stop businesses from taking advantage of Soldiers, the Department of Defense has prohibited the use of allotments to purchase, lease or rent personal property.

  • Fort Carson dispatcher garners best-in-region honors

    Jan 15, 2015

    A Fort Carson dispatcher was honored recently by the El Paso-Teller County Enhanced 911 Authority as the 2014 Telecommunicator of the Year for his performance as an emergency communications dispatcher for the Directorate of Emergency Services.

  • Technology virtually transforms staff rides

    Jan 15, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Since 2005, the Combat Studies Institute has provided the Army with a new platform for leader development with virtual staff rides.

  • Mr. Fred Clas: An arsenal legend who at 92 still talks manufacturing

    Jan 14, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- When Fred Clas left his home on a warm summer's day and walked through the historic Watervliet Arsenal gates en route to his first day of work, little did he know then that it would take three major wars and nearly 100,000 working hours before he would depart the arsenal as one of the most revered and accomplished leaders in the history of the arsenal and the Army's Ordnance Corps.

  • U.S. troops resume Atlantic Resolve training in Eastern Europe

    Jan 14, 2015

    2CR and other troops head east to work with allied and partner nations.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day safety message: Keep the dream alive, stay safe

    Jan 14, 2015

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, encourages USAG Ansbach community members to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy and to stay safe during the holiday weekend.

  • Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

    Jan 14, 2015

    "Life's most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others? - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • EFMP trick or treat

    Jan 14, 2015

    Fort Carson's Exceptional Family Member Program held a trick or treat event for children with special needs, Oct. 31, 2014, at Army Community Service.

  • We've come a long way; still have a ways to go

    Jan 14, 2015

    The military has come a long way in how it reacts to reports of sexual harassment.

  • Becoming a High Reliability Organization: Army Medicine Foundation for Patient Safety

    Jan 14, 2015

    The Army Medical Department also faces the challenges of high-costs; however, chief in the mind of Lt. Gen Patricia Horoho, The Surgeon General of the Army, is keeping the confidence of Soldiers, families, and all of America that Army Medicine is the safest and most reliable healthcare organization in the world. "We will not be satisfied until we have zero preventable harm," she said.

  • USAG Ansbach: 2014 in photos

    Jan 13, 2015

    2014 was an eventful year at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach.

  • Students study behavior at Psychology Fair

    Jan 13, 2015

    Students gather data on a wide variety of hypotheses

  • Functional Fitness Center opens in Rose Barracks

    Jan 13, 2015

    'The Box' at the Memorial Fitness Center gives Soldiers and civilians space for CrossFit-inspired workouts.

  • Customers check balance of fuel card in many ways

    Jan 13, 2015

    Your fuel card is the gateway to terrific gas savings; it allows you to make purchases at prices much lower than what you would pay on the local economy.

  • DeCA works to fix product shortages for overseas stores

    Jan 13, 2015

    The Defense Commissary Agency is working to overcome challenges that have impacted the timely delivery of products to stores in Europe and the Pacific, the agency director and CEO said.

  • Museum division chief passes away at 54

    Jan 13, 2015

    The Fort Benning community lost a key member Jan. 1, as Maneuver Center of Excellence Museum Division chief Stephen Allie passed away at the age of 54 after a 14-month battle with lymphoma.

  • Former Fort Benning commander calls for focus on loyalty

    Jan 13, 2015

    A former Fort Benning commanding general visited the Maneuver Center of Excellence Jan. 8 to share his views on leadership as part of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • 11th Engineer Battalion welcomes new commander during ceremony

    Jan 13, 2015

    Soldiers, Family members and civilians congregated for a change of command ceremony Jan. 8 on York Field as Lt. Col. Bryan Sizemore relinquished command of the 11th Engineer Battalion (Jungle Cats), 20th Engineer Brigade, to Lt. Col. Jayson Putnam.

  • Baumholder returns waterworks at Hoppstädten, Pfeffelbach to German government

    Jan 12, 2015

    The Department of Defense announced the results of the European Infrastructure Consolidation study Jan. 8, highlighting the Baumholder Military Community's waterworks at Hoppstädten and Pfeffelbach as two of seven sites in Germany to be fully returned to the German government.

  • Looking back: 2014 Year in Review

    Jan 12, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum community prepares for another event-filled year, The Mountaineer staff paused to reflect on the people who made headlines during 2104. Following is a brief glimpse back at the events of the year gone by.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers react to roadside bombs

    Jan 12, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Loud booms rang out across the forest at Rhine Ordnance Barracks as Soldiers from the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, encountered a simulated roadside bomb as they trained for convoy operations. For some, it was the first time they experienced an improvised explosive device detonating outside their Humvee. For others, the Jan. 11 exercise was a reminder of the dangers often faced downrange. For Staff Sgt. Daniel Vidican, who has already deployed to a combat zone, the simulated attack was a great refresher.

  • Transportation School touts advantages of traveling Master Driver Course

    Jan 12, 2015

    Citing advantages like improved deployment capability, cost effectiveness and tailor-made blocks of instruction, the Army Driver Standardization Office at the U.S. Army Transportation School here is promoting the mobile training program it launched in 2014.

  • Fort Detrick Wins Safety Excellence Streamer

    Jan 12, 2015

    Recently Fort Detrick met the regulatory requirements for obtaining the Safety Excellence Award by Army.

  • Realistic training demonstrates unit ability to rapidly deploy

    Jan 12, 2015

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division demonstrates their ability to rapidly deploy in support of 25th ID Contingency Response Force (CRF) mission by working and airmen from the 535th Airlift Squadron, 15th Wing work side-by-side Jan. 8th on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • 1st MSC and Fort Buchanan host community leaders during New Year's reception

    Jan 10, 2015

    Leaders from the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC), U.S. Army Reserve - Puerto Rico and the Fort Buchanan Garrison activity hosted members of the federal government and the local community during a New Year's reception at Fort Buchanan's conference center Jan. 10.

  • Soldier finds home at garrison theater

    Jan 9, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Not long ago, when Pvt. Amir Farzaneh first arrived at U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, he wandered into the Java Café in the KMC Onstage foyer on Kleber Kaserne to catch a Wi-Fi signal. Farzaneh, 27, an Army computer specialist from San Antonio, had just been assigned to the 212th Combat Support Hospital at Miesau Army Deport -- his first duty station. As Farzaneh got online and began fixing something on his phone, someone asked if he'd like to be in the garrison's production of "Fiddler On The Roof."

  • Active duty Service members must change Roth TSP contributions

    Jan 8, 2015

    Active duty members of the Army, Air Force or Navy making dollar-amount Roth contributions to a Thrift Savings Plan account should know that these deductions will stop on Jan. 31, unless action is taken.

  • Scouts take to the trees to learn and earn

    Jan 8, 2015

    Hohenfels scouts scramble along tree-top path in the Bavarian Forest.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's new training area home to Power Line Distribution Course

    Jan 8, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood is now the home of the Power Line Distribution Course, making the post's Prime Power School the Army's training institute for medium voltage power production and distribution.

  • Fort Leonard Wood MPs to check auto glass tint shade

    Jan 8, 2015

    Newly acquired technology is allowing Fort Leonard Wood's military police officers to start enforcing existing auto window tint regulations.

  • Chaplain connects BCT Soldier dads, newborns

    Jan 8, 2015

    Eight Basic Combat Training Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, got face time with their newborn children, thanks to Chaplain (Capt.) Colt Randles, the battalion chaplain.

  • Illness inspires Army family to donate toys to area hospital

    Jan 8, 2015

    A little girl from Fort Jackson played Santa Claus to the young patients at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in December.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center opens Monday

    Jan 8, 2015

    The Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center is scheduled to open Monday to assist Soldiers, their Families and qualified military retirees with preparation of individual 2014 tax returns.

  • Holdover Soldiers keep busy during Victory Block Leave

    Jan 8, 2015

    Approximately 8,000 Soldiers-in-training left Fort Jackson during Victory Block Leave, the longest scheduled interruption in training of the year. For some, going home wasn't practical, thanks to the time and expense needed to get there and back over the two-week break.

  • GLWACH welcomes first baby of 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    Caleb Boyd made a special appearance at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital on New Year's Day as the first baby born on Fort Leonard Wood in 2015.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's Pershing Community Center to reopen Tuesday

    Jan 8, 2015

    After being closed for more than six months for renovations, the Pershing Community Center is scheduled to reopen Tuesday. The center is reopening following the installation of a new HVAC system and some "touch-ups" to the facility.

  • Announcement of New Tooele Army Depot Leader

    Jan 8, 2015

    A change has been made to the leadership team at Tooele Army Depot, Tooele, Utah. Effective 25 January 2015, Keith Siniscalchi will be joining the Depot's headquarter staff as the Deputy to the Commander. Keith will be responsible for driving the workforce to the next level, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved by the Tooele Army Depot Team under the direction of Gary B. Carney's professional leadership.

  • 2014: A year-end review of JBM-HH, community partners

    Jan 8, 2015

    American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." At Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, we have a similar unofficial phrase that reminds us to make the most of each day: "Every day is a great day at JBM-HH." In 2014, JBM-HH saw a number of those great - and notable - days and the Pentagram staff captured a good many of those memorable happenings that made 2014 a great year.

  • Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall in 2014: A look back at people, policy and places

    Jan 8, 2015

    The U.S. Marine Corps had a good year in 2014, both on the Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and across the nation.

  • 2014 base sporting events set tone for more of the same in 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    More championships were claimed and race miles were logged during an eventful sports year on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 10 things to know around the DOD for 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    1. Renovations of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) barracks (Building 247) begin this month with an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2016, according to the Department of Defense. Funding comes from a bid won by co-venturing San Diego companies Herman/JCG for a $23,562,676 contract - the largest-ever federal contract awarded with funds set aside specifically for a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

  • My transformation

    Jan 8, 2015

    A well-known Department of the Army civilian here, and friend of many, spoke at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration, Jan. 7. John Winkfield, director of the National Training Center Equal Employment Opportunity office, shared a personal story of transformation he attributed to several factors, including seeing Dr. King speak in the 1960's. At this month's ceremony, honoring King and his legacy, Winkfield spoke about his challenges as a young man feeling hate and wanting nothing to do with non-violence his father and grandfather advocated and King practiced during the Civil Rights movement.

  • ACAP receives a new name, logo, philosophy: Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program

    Jan 7, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Illinois -- (Jan. 7, 2015) Along with all the changes the Army is going through these days, the ACAP is also undergoing a rebranding to include: a name change, from Army Career and Alumni Program to Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program; a new Soldier for Life logo; and a new philosophy that is the driver for many other changes.

  • Fort Knox conducts community listening as Army plans for cutbacks

    Jan 7, 2015

    Representatives from local and Kentucky state governments as well as local community leaders, educators, and citizens, gathered before representatives of the Headquarters Department of the Army to layout their concerns for any further reductions and cutbacks at Fort Knox that might occur as the Army prepares to downsize. They also provided ideas, facts and possible plans for the Army to save money by utilizing more of the installation.

  • F-16 pilot earns Ranger tab, performs flyover at ceremony

    Jan 6, 2015

    When Maj. Stephen Kaminski received his commission from the South Carolina Air National Guard in 2002, he knew that he wanted to fly. However, a 2010 deployment to Iraq as an F-16 pilot got him thinking about something else: attending Ranger School.

  • Expert discusses importance of tactical combat casualty care

    Jan 6, 2015

    Future Army leaders were exposed to the importance of tactical combat casualty care, Dec. 17, during the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Santas surprise, celebrate Christmas with local kids

    Jan 6, 2015

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Every year, as the holiday spirit creeps into the hearts and minds of the masses, people flock to their cars, malls and computers and begin the unofficial gift buying season. These exchanges are the physical manifestation of those warm and fuzzy feelings toward our family and friends. However, sometimes we overlook that and forget that some of our less fortunate neighbors are not able to play in those reindeer games.

  • Huntsville Center planners have full-spectrum worldwide focus

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's newest planner brings an additional set of capabilities and a fresh perspective to the Planning and Programming team.

  • Cancer survivor hopes to make a difference

    Jan 5, 2015

    Saxton Crump was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at age 11. He was hospitalized and fought for a year before winning the battle against the third most common form of primary bone cancer that typically starts in the bones.

  • The Corps Environment - January 2015

    Dec 31, 2014

    The Corps Environment is an online quarterly publication produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to highlight USACE and Armywide environmental initiatives, issues, policies and technologies.

  • 'Take a STAND!' for safety: Never leave a fallen comrade

    Dec 31, 2014

    Safety is one of the four topics under the new "Take a STAND!" campaign.

  • Season's greetings come from Holiday Card Lane

    Dec 31, 2014

    Sir Henry Cole is often credited with starting the Christmas card tradition, in 19th century England, when he commissioned artist John Callcott Horsley to illustrate a card depicting a family raising a toast to the card's recipient.

  • Hale Kula students learn about a boyhood passion

    Dec 31, 2014

    When he was 6 or 7 years old, Ray L'Heureux would stand outside his home in Salem, Massachusetts, watching planes flying overhead, to and from Logan Airport.

  • SHARP is a crucial part of USARHAW's '4S' holiday campaign

    Dec 31, 2014

    While the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness for many, it can also be a time of stress and sorrow for some.

  • Garrison keeps pace with changes in 2014

    Dec 31, 2014

    2014 was a year of Enlisted Voluntary Early Separations for Soldiers, new Officer Evaluation Reports and an increased emphasis on SHARP, or Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (including its new telephone hotline).

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