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  • Ansbach members learn resilience techniques by 'hunting for good stuff'

    Aug 22, 2014

    Soldiers, civilians and spouses of U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, Germany, took part in the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program's Executive Resilience and Performance Course at the Von Steuben Community Center, Aug. 18, 2014.

  • Post employees save Antwerp home, pets from fire

    Aug 21, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The quick actions of two Fort Drum employees recently helped put out an Antwerp house fire and save two frightened pets home alone inside.

  • Army's STEM Program collaborates with United Negro College Fund Special Corporation

    Aug 21, 2014

    A Cooperative Agreement recently established by the Edgewood Division of the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground will create collaboration and synergy for minority serving institutions, according to the agreement vision statement.

  • Clergy attend Fort Jackson ministry forum

    Aug 21, 2014

    Members of the local clergy and post chaplains gathered Aug. 19, 2014, at the Fort Jackson Officers' Club to learn about on- and off-post resources available to service members who worship at local churches.

  • Counselors learn ScreamFree methods

    Aug 21, 2014

    Representatives of the ScreamFree Institute in Norcross, Georgia, hosted two days of training on Fort Jackson this week that focused on its brand of marriage and parenting initiatives.

  • Army launches new blog aimed at the Civilian profession

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Army has rolled out a new blog series, titled Army Civilian Workforce Transformation, on the service's official blog, Army Live.

  • 'A most honorable event' -- Fort Jackson runners pay tribute to fallen service members

    Aug 21, 2014

    For the fourth year, Fort Jackson Survivor Outreach Services hosted its annual Run for the Fallen. The 5K run/walk aims to commemorate the service members who have died since Sept. 11, 2001 while on active duty.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III visits Fort Huachuca

    Aug 21, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III speaks to Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Soldiers about battle buddy safety during a town hall meeting held at Cochise Theater, Aug. 20.

  • Slideshow: Back to School

    Aug 21, 2014

    Fort Jackson students headed back to school Aug. 18, 2014. Fort Jackson is home to two elementary schools that teach children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

  • Trash patrol -- 4-10th tackles post beautification

    Aug 21, 2014

    Soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment volunteered Tuesday morning to collect trash from around some of the post's recreational areas.

  • Slideshow: Graduation ceremony draws families from around U.S.

    Aug 21, 2014

    The weekly Basic Combat Training graduation at Fort Jackson, S.C., draws visitors from across the U.S. to support their Soldiers.

  • World War II Soldier, witness to atomic bomb development, receives recognition at Picatinny

    Aug 21, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Through a confluence of events, Benjamin Bederson, who was drafted into the Army in 1942, had a front-seat view of the top secret effort to develop the first atomic bomb during World War II. Bederson, a resident of the New York City borough of Manhattan, had two and a half years of college physics at the time he was drafted. The Army then sent him to Ohio State University to study electrical engineering as part of a program to teach technical skills to Soldiers for modern warfare.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army talks Fort Huachuca's leadership, success in Army's future

    Aug 21, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As force reduction kicks into gear, Soldiers can't help but begin to question what the future of the Army will hold -- and those assigned to Fort Huachuca are no different.

  • Exchange Senior Enlisted Advisor visits Watervliet

    Aug 21, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Senior Enlisted Advisor for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service visited the Watervliet Arsenal today. During his visit, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony "Tony" Pearson toured Exchange facilities and talked with Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians about how the Exchange can better serve them.

  • Volunteers help children with free school physicals

    Aug 21, 2014

    Volunteers took time from their weekends to assist with free physicals for uninsured children Saturday at the South County Health Department in Alexandria, Va. The event allows children to get the physicals they need before the school year begins. The children received a physical and got their blood pressure, hearing and vision checked, as well as their height and weight. At the end the children received free supplies, books and bicycle helmets.

  • DMV 2 Go offers fast service for customers

    Aug 21, 2014

    There was very little waiting for those who used the DMV 2 Go services Friday and Saturday at Fort Belvoir. The mobile vehicle makes quarterly trips to the post and provides a one-stop shop for those looking to skip the lines. Lori Wallace, a military spouse, who sold her car to her 22-year-old son, Cody Wallace, said it was her first time using the service. She loved the convenience, which allowed Cody to quickly change the title and registration for his new car.

  • Women's Equality Day observance celebrates women's right to vote

    Aug 21, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Equal Opportunity Office will celebrate the 94th anniversary of Congress passing the Women's Suffrage Amendment during its Women's Equality Day observance at the Community Center, Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified by Congress Aug. 18, 1920, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote.

  • O'Connell returns to Arsenal to take command of ASC

    Aug 21, 2014

  • Spirit of America rehearsals

    Aug 21, 2014

    From Vietnam's Army greens to World War II's combat khaki, Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) dressed in era-appropriate military attire to rehearse for Spirit of America, one of the Army's largest community outreach programs designed to increase awareness of the Army's rich heritage.

  • Was ist los in Franken? Aug. 22 through Sept. 5, 2014

    Aug 20, 2014

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

  • Hawaii-based team named Army's 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of Year

    Aug 20, 2014

    A three-Soldier team from the 706th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, won the top prize in the 2014 EOD Team of the Year Competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • Paratroopers, Special Forces Soldiers, Fayetteville community celebrate National Airborne Day

    Aug 20, 2014

    Young and old alike turned out to celebrate National Airborne Day, Aug. 16, 2014, at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina.

  • USAG Ansbach gets ready for community showcase, fun run at Urlas

    Aug 20, 2014

    At the end of every summer at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, many different garrison organizations and services assemble for the community showcase. This year the event is scheduled to take place at Urlas Housing Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • SMA addresses National Guard troops, discusses Army profession

    Aug 20, 2014

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III emphasized professionalism during a visit with enlisted Soldiers assigned to the Army National Guard Readiness Center,in Arlington, Virginia, and surrounding installations, Aug. 15, 2014.

  • Detroit Arsenal Experiences Extreme Flooding

    Aug 20, 2014

    The Detroit Arsenal experienced extreme flooding throughout the installation Aug. 11 when the garrison received nearly five inches of rainfall in a 24 hour period.

  • USAREUR CSM visits 405th AFSB Army Oil Analysis Program lab

    Aug 20, 2014

  • IMCOM trains managers to help Soldiers transition

    Aug 20, 2014

    The Soldier for Life program is here to help guide Soldiers and their Families during the transition from active duty to civilian.

  • 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment Honors 33 of their Own.

    Aug 20, 2014

    FORT POLK, La. -- During the early morning hours of Aug 18, 1973 a Chinook helicopter carrying 37 American Soldiers crashed near Pegnitz, Germany, just off the autobahn north of Nuremberg, Germany. The Soldiers were on their way to the Grafenwoehr Training Area, the largest training area in Europe, to conduct a live fire training exercise.

  • Dignity, Respect and Reverence: Bringing our Heroes home

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- In a third-floor classroom, a handful of mortuary affairs and unit supply specialists wait to begin a slideshow. The phrase 'death by PowerPoint' sarcastically bounces its way around. When Sgt. 1st class Adan Flores wakes up his computer to start the presentation, the mood changes. The first slide is a photo focused on a flag-draped casket secured in an aircraft. The casket is lit by daylight, with several others behind it cloaked in shadow.

  • Lessons in bouncing back: Summer Commander's Cup promotes resiliency

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- As Soldiers and senior leaders trickle into the Commander's Cup awards ceremony Aug. 4, at Carey Physical Fitness Center on Camp Casey, South Korea, they were greeted by the 2nd Infantry Division band as they warmed up to play the Star Spangled Banner and Aegukga, the Republic of Korea's national anthem.

  • The lost art of human kindness

    Aug 19, 2014

    GANEUNG, South Korea-- Working along with volunteers from Camp Stanley and Camp Red Cloud, South Korea, the 1st "Steel" Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, liaison team volunteered at a local soup kitchen near Uijongbu, South Korea.

  • Thunder Soldier is seamless

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- In a sea of digital camouflage, it can be difficult to imagine the fashion sense that a Soldier's personality will embody when out of uniform. There are websites and blogs dedicated to jokingly dismantle off duty military couture.

  • Dirty Jobs: Motor pool Monday

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The smell of love is in the air! Wait, that's just oil. Whether on the Korean peninsula or in the states, Mondays mean getting under the hood of your assigned military vehicle, and performing operator preventative maintenance checks and services (PMCS).

  • Senior Advisor to JCS Chairman: Team Picatinny, what you do for Warfighters is not unappreciated

    Aug 19, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A free golf clinic hosted by Professional Golfer's Association (PGA) professional and New Jersey native, Morgan Hoffmann, was held Aug.18 on Picatinny Arsenal's golf course just days before he plays at the Barclays Tournament in Paramus, N.J. Hoffmann was joined by Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia. The two visited the arsenal as part of the PGA Tour, Birdies for the Brave, a national military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring the courageous men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families.

  • 5th generation son continues military service tradition at US Air Force Academy

    Aug 19, 2014

    HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas -- The son of a First Army Division West battalion commander here answered a phone call accepting him into the U.S. Air Force Academy. Smiles were all around the Duvall household as the call made William E. Duvall V the fourth generation of his family to serve in the military.

  • IronBirds salute APG military

    Aug 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders and Soldiers enjoyed a night of patriotic revelry during the Aberdeen IronBirds Military Appreciation Night festivities at Ripken Stadium Aug. 7.

  • DES officer patrols, protects APG waterways, wildlife

    Aug 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - About five years ago, APG Directorate of Emergency Services Police Officer Charles Volz was relaxing in his backyard in Edgewood when he spotted a bald eagle sailing through the air near a creek. Immediately, he ran into his house and grabbed a pair of binoculars.

  • Former astronaut emphasizes attitude

    Aug 19, 2014

    Fort Benning Soldiers had the opportunity to hear from one of the pioneers of the American space exploration effort August 14 during the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Home safe and sound

    Aug 19, 2014

    After nearly a year away from home in support of Area Support Group-Qatar, Soldiers from the Law Enforcement Detachment, 57th Military Police Company, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, were welcomed home by friends and family members, Aug. 16, at the company's training area on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Under Secretary challenges Army senior leaders to revamp civilian career management

    Aug 15, 2014

    Army Under Secretary Brad R. Carson hosted a two-day session at the Pentagon last month, which was meant to help shape policy changes regarding how the Army hires, trains, develops, and sustains its civilian workforce.

  • 'Team Military Moms' to represent Fort Drum, Army families on Food Network show

    Aug 14, 2014

    Three Fort Drum, New York, spouses will have an opportunity to show what they are made of from the confines of a pink camouflage food truck starting at 9 p.m. EDT, Aug. 17, 2014, on Food Network's Great Food Truck Race.

  • Watervliet machinist embodies the president's words of what makes America great

    Aug 12, 2014

    In President Barack Obama's January 2009 Inaugural Address, he spoke some about those who have made America great. And if the president ever visited Watervliet, he would not need to change his speech because the arsenal has a rich history of risk-takers, doers, makers of things, and especially, those obscure men and women who have not settled for anything less than greatness.

  • Synthetic bones may help in search for shock wave defense

    Aug 12, 2014

    Shock waves from battlefield explosions are invisible threats for U.S. Soldiers and their top-of-the-line combat helmets, but with new studies in synthetic human physiology, researchers are learning how to lessen blast wave effects on the brain.

  • FH Army Substance Abuse Program encourages mental health readiness

    Aug 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Being ready -- whether for a mission, a job, or family responsibilities, requires a person to be mentally and physically healthy.

  • Be prepared: Tuition Assistance changes coming soon

    Aug 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Over the past few months important changes have been taking place for those who receive or are hoping to receive tuition assistance, or TA, from the Army.

  • BACH honors breastfeeding week

    Aug 11, 2014

    The 2014 World Breastfeeding Week theme "Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life!" acknowledges that when mothers and babies succeed in their breastfeeding plans, they can enjoy a lifetime of benefits.

  • Soldiers train in XCTC exercise at Fort McCoy

    Aug 11, 2014

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- As many as 4,000 Soldiers and support personnel are at Fort McCoy participating in the Exportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) rotation, which began July 25 and runs through Aug. 16. The Army National Guard's XCTC program provides participants with an experience similar to an Army combat training center (CTC) at home station or at a regional training center such as Fort McCoy. It also minimizes cost and time away from home and jobs for Guard personnel.

  • Distinguished Visitor at Fort McCoy

    Aug 11, 2014

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack (seated, right) is briefed by Fort McCoy staff and leadership Aug. 5 as part of a one-day visit to the Wisconsin installation.

  • Congressional staffers visit Fort McCoy

    Aug 11, 2014

    Ten Congressional staff members who serve with representatives from Illinois, North Carolina, Florida and Oregon visited Fort McCoy, Wis., to learn more about the Army and military operations, overall.

  • Corps, South Carolina biologists track sturgeon in Savannah River

    Aug 11, 2014

    Thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SC DNR), researchers are safely catching sturgeon, inserting sonic transmitters inside them, and releasing them back into the river.

  • Army chemical school honors garrison employee

    Aug 10, 2014

    New award named for USAG Bavaria DPTMS director.

  • Army leadership school graduate brings his insight back to Ansbach

    Aug 8, 2014

    Patrick Kabuye, sports and fitness coordinator with U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, graduated earlier this summer from the Advanced Course of the Army Management Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Kabuye has since brough back his insight to improve USAG Ansbach.

  • Lean workshop encourages continuous learning, improvement

    Aug 8, 2014

    Professionals from industries as diverse as deep water drilling to ornamental plant growing and health care recently shared ideas and insights during a unique educational opportunity at Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • New ACAP software to modernize command-unit communication

    Aug 8, 2014

    The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) demonstrated a new database system July 30 that aims to modernize the way command leaders interact with their units and separating Soldiers.

  • Army major presented with service dog at Picatinny leash ceremony

    Aug 8, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - U.S. Army Maj. (Ret) Will Lyles was presented with a service dog during a ceremony here July 24. The Marine Cares Foundation presented 'Spartan' to Lyles during a banquet that followed the organization's 8th annual Lance Cpl. Christopher Cosgrove Memorial golf outing. Lyles lost both of his legs, sustained multiple wounds and burns after stepping on an IED during a deployment to Afghanistan. Cosgrove was assigned to Picatinny Arsenal's Marine Corps Reserve unit, Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Corps Regiment. Cosgrove was killed in October 2006 by a suicide car bomber at an entry control point in Fallujah, Iraq.

  • Train, Fight, Win: Bastogne pugilist boxes through life trials

    Aug 8, 2014

    His jump rope whizzed loudly as it cut through the air, accompanied by the quick "snap, snap, snap!" each time it met the ground. Fading into a barely visible blur, the rope whizzed faster and louder as he picked up the tempo, skillfully keeping the quick rhythm with his feet. "I don't go anywhere to lose," said Spc. John Hunt. "Never." That mindset has helped Hunt earn an opportunity to compete at the All-Army boxing trials Sept. 25 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The slender-built ordnance specialist, assigned to A Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, will report to the boxing trial camp Aug. 17 to train with other hopeful Soldier athletes.

  • Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlights intelligence on-the-move, technology demonstrations

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army's participation in Enterprise Challenge 2014 highlighted increased on-the-move intelligence capabilities using the Tactical Intelligence Ground Station, an element of the Distributed Common Ground System -- Army, or DCGS-A.

  • Commander in Chief visits Fort Belvoir, Virginia

    Aug 8, 2014

    FORT BELVOIR, Virginia -- (Aug. 8, 2014) President Barack Obama came to Fort Belvoir's Wallace Theater Thursday to sign the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, a bill providing the Department of Veterans Affairs the resources to improve access and quality of care for veterans.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier pins first Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Army began awarding Army Instructor Badges this summer to bolster the standing of the NCO instructors who teach the courses in the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, according to Liston Bailey, chief of the Institute for Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Learning Innovations and Initiatives Division, in the May 6 edition of the NCO Journal.

  • Seven Army retirees honored in Installation Retirement Ceremony

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Seven Army retirees honored in Installation Retirement Ceremony

  • Tiny troop supply: Operation Homefront equips kids for school

    Aug 8, 2014

    Briyanna Martinez clutches her brand-new backpack with unmatched delight as she patiently waits on the Operation Homefront Tennessee/Kentucky office lawn on Hedgerow Court, July 31. "It's pretty," said the 5 year old who entered kindergarten on post this week at Lincoln Elementary. Briyanna was one of 1,000 military children within the local area to receive a backpack stuffed with free school supplies from the nonprofit program, which partnered again this year with Dollar Tree to provide back-to-school gear for the children of privates through staff sergeants, as well as Wounded Warriors. The program, known as the Back-to-School Brigade, is now in its eighth year nationwide.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Garrison directorate hires Vets for several security vacancies

    Aug 8, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - "As recently as March of this year the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS) was staffed at 42 percent of its authorized strength," according to its director, Craig Cugini.

  • New gate access control protocol begins Aug. 15

    Aug 8, 2014

    The Department of the Army has come out with new vetting requirements for individuals requesting access to military installations. Effective Aug. 15, visitors to Fort Campbell will no longer be granted access to the installation based on the scanning of their driver's license and will be required to adhere to new procedures.

  • Main Post Chapel celebrates 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary

    Aug 8, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Main Post Chapel hosted the 239th Chaplain Corps Anniversary Aug. 1 with a ceremony in the sanctuary, a tour through the building and lunch in the activity room. Around 70 Soldiers, Civilians and Family members attended the fellowship event to learn more about the history and roles of Army chaplains and chaplain assistants.

  • Chapter Named Association's Best for 10th Time

    Aug 8, 2014

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The strength of the local Army network has scored another big win for the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army.

  • New Leader Lands At Fixed Wing Project

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It's not often that an Army officer gets to set up an entire new program.

  • Army Leader Comes Home To Contracting Mission

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. Michael Hoskin is new to Redstone Arsenal, but not to the mission of the Army Contracting Command and its subordinate command, the Expeditionary Contracting Command.

  • Educators Gain Insight On Redstone Resources

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone has a message for Tennessee Valley educators -- we want to work with your students, our future workforce.

  • Redstone Returnee Leads Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Aug 8, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- No matter how the Army's restructuring program evolves in the years to come, there is one aviation program that is sure to continue its upward climb among Army combatant commanders and their Soldiers.

  • Fort Jackson Soldiers provide training support to Congolese army

    Aug 7, 2014

    Five Soldiers with the 165th Infantry Brigade, participated in a military-to-military training engagement program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which focused on military law, military medicine and basic military tactical intelligence.

  • Mosquito-borne viruses hit summer peak, WNV discovered on Fort McNair

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army Public Health Command on July 31 released a report showing positive West Nile Virus (WNV) detections located in two military mosquito-trapping sites on the Fort McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, which constitutes the first discovery of the virus on the installation in 2014.

  • Transplanting history: ANC Medal of Honor memorial trees remember branches of America's past

    Aug 7, 2014

    A diverse collection of foliage representing American history is congregated along Arlington National Cemetery's Wilson and Farragut Drives. What continues to grow in multiple sections of the cemetery in the Kearny Monument area is a living history book of botany.

  • JBM-HH building renovation recognized for energy, environmental efficiency

    Aug 7, 2014

    After undergoing major renovations in 2011, Building 249 on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

  • Local Soldier honored with Reserve Center dedication

    Aug 7, 2014

    More than 200 family, friends and fellow service members watched as the Cape Coral U.S. Army Reserve Center was memorialized and renamed in honor of Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo on July 12.

  • ACS asks for community input

    Aug 7, 2014

    Army Community Service is conducting a survey in order to refine programs and opportunities offered at Fort Jackson.

  • Funeral detail provides final honor

    Aug 7, 2014

    Soldiers assigned to Fort Leonard Wood's funeral detail get one shot at providing final military honors

  • High school graduates help train future recruiters

    Aug 7, 2014

    For four Columbia high school graduates, the Recruiting and Retention School was one of their first steps into the workforce and into the Army experience.

  • Army Air Defense Artillery Museum gets last German gun standing

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army Air Defense Artillery Museum added the last MK103/38 German 30mm Flak cannon, also called the "Jaboschreck," to its collection.

  • Courses prepare Soldiers for future; provide skills, professional credentialing

    Aug 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School on Fort Leonard Wood has received their re-accreditation through the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress in accordance to the 2013 National Fire Protection Association standards.

  • Slideshow: Jackson Jubilee showcases local services

    Aug 7, 2014

    More than 75 agencies and organizations from Fort Jackson and the surrounding area took part in the annual Jackson Jubilee Aug. 1, 2014, at the Solomon Center. The community information event was designed to help Soldiers, employees and their families learn about the services available on and off post.

  • Guard switches from combat to garrison mode

    Aug 7, 2014

    Nearly 500 Army National Guard military police Soldiers are conducting their annual training on Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Slideshow: Area law enforcement meets public at Fort Jackson Night Out event

    Aug 7, 2014

    Law enforcement agencies from the Midlands area participated in Fort Jackson's Night Out event, Aug. 1, 2014, at the Solomon Center.

  • Fort Sill celebrates 239 years of Army chaplaincy

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill celebrated the 239th anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps with a dinner July 29 at the Patriot Club.

  • August set for antiterrorism focus

    Aug 7, 2014

    "If you see something, say something." August is the Army wide antiterrorism awareness month.

  • Soldier Show entertains Fort Leonard Wood

    Aug 7, 2014

    Hundreds of troops and Family members enjoyed a live Broadway-style variety performance July 31 and Friday during the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show at Abrams Theater.

  • Lieutenant conquers 135-mile run

    Aug 7, 2014

    A Fort Sill Soldier routinely runs ultramarathons and recently completed a 135-mile race.

  • Form a team, build a boat

    Aug 7, 2014

    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is giving you a chance to unleash your inner shipwright.

  • Family, friends, co-workers welcome home Soldier, K-9

    Aug 7, 2014

    The 6th Military Police detachment welcomed a deployed Soldier and his four-legged partner home with a police escort and applause at a small ceremony Aug. 4 at the kennels.

  • Gunners roll to resounding rugby tourney victory

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Lawton-Fort Sill Gunners rugby team won the social division of the Mudfish 7s tourney in Dallas.

  • Large turnout expected at job fair

    Aug 7, 2014

    The 11th annual Fort Rucker Area Job Fair will be held Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ozark Civic Center, and Soldiers are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity, even if their military separation is still more than a year away.

  • Tuition assistance changes for Soldiers

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army Tuition Assistance program is designed to help Soldiers achieve their higher-education goals, but major changes are coming to the program that each Soldier needs to know about.

  • Program mentors soldiers on great outdoors

    Aug 7, 2014

    No one knows the stress of moving from location to location more than a Soldier or military Family member, but one Soldier is trying to make a difference and offer solace through outdoor recreation.

  • A gem of a week: Local students have fun with science

    Aug 7, 2014

    As summer winds down and children start heading back to school, one group of youth are off to a head start through the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program.

  • Reynolds Army Community Hospital sleep lab helps Soldiers cope

    Aug 7, 2014

    The Army's new health initiative, the Performance TRIAD, and its sleep component is to get Soldiers to realize the benefits of good sleep because so many people are sleep deprived.

  • Ace Basket: Disc golf on the rise

    Aug 7, 2014

    Disc Golf continues to gain popularity across the country, and Fort Rucker offers people the chance to get in on the fun by providing a top-notch course.

  • Bowl-a-thon reinforces resiliency

    Aug 7, 2014

    Army Substance Abuse Program, along with Rucker Lanes, hosted a resiliency bowl-a-thon Aug. 1 to help Soldiers and civilians connect with each other outside the office, which in the long term will help them stay resilient.

  • Ravens camp honors military

    Aug 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Baltimore Ravens honored local service members, veterans and their families Monday night during the team's annual Military Appreciation Night, which coincided with its open training camp at M&T Bank Stadium. Of the 28,000 fans who took advantage of the chance to watch their favorite NFL team in action for free, nearly 3,500 troops and their families received reserved end zone seating, special edition t-shirts, and an extended autograph signing session with players and coaches after the game.

  • MDNG ChalleNGe Academy inducts 134 cadets into program

    Aug 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Maryland National Guard Freestate ChalleNGe Academy inducted 134 cadets into Class #43 during the Crossover Ceremony at the APG South (Edgewood) recreation center July 28.

  • APG firefighters step up for Memorial Stair Climb

    Aug 7, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Norman "Jay" Bannon IV and Jason Schaffer of Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire and Emergency Services were among 200 firefighters from around the country who recently climbed 110 flights at the Hilton Baltimore to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and honor the memory of victims of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • They called him brother: Soldier honored at Fort Campbell ceremony not a hero

    Aug 7, 2014

    A U.S. Army Reserve center located on the Tennessee side of Fort Campbell, most of which is in Kentucky, was renamed on August 3, in a ceremony honoring Army Reserve Maj. Michael L. Mundell, who was killed in Fallujah, Iraq on January 5, 2007.

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