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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sill Soldier awarded Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 7, 2014

    Fort Sill's Sgt. 1st Class Adrian Villareal, Senior Leaders Course (SLC) instructor, was one of seven Soldiers who became the first to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony July 17 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Fort Drum agencies embrace Ready and Resilient Campaign

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As the Army decreases in size and Soldiers and Families can expect longer dwell times, much of the service's operations will take place on American soil. In order to accommodate the Total Army Family that has experienced frequent deployments and a high operations tempo for the last 13 years, leaders realize the need to help ensure the battle-ready community can remain ready and resilient for potential future conflict.

  • 'One is Too Many'

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When it comes to the insider threat of suicide, an abundance of Army resources and programs on and off post make it nearly impossible to miss help for one's personal issues; yet some Soldiers still see no way out.

  • Counselors named best in FCoE

    Aug 7, 2014

    Five noncommissioned officers competed in the Fires Center of Excellence (FCoE) Career Counselor of the Year competition Jul. 16-17 here.

  • 'Soldier for Life' -- Army looks to expunge 'ACAP mindset'

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If you haven't heard, the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, has been renamed "Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program" to help shift Soldier mindsets about transition services away from something required at the expiration of their term of service to a tool critical in their life's journey.

  • Soldiers, trainers use CSF2 skills to reinforce tough combatives training

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Soldiers are required to engage the enemy in hand-to-hand combat, their mental strength is often just as important as their physical strength.

  • Young Soldiers visit aged vets at center

    Aug 7, 2014

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 168th Brigade Support Battalion Soldiers took time from a busy training schedule to visit retired veterans Aug. 1 at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center.

  • SHARP Resource Center provides safe haven for victims

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There's a saying that the Army is only as strong as its people. Taking care of Army personnel means providing for their needs -- physically, mentally and emotionally. In the event that any individuals become a victim of sexual harassment or assault, it is important that they receive assistance in a timely manner and within a safe and private setting.

  • Motorcycle Mentors Ensure Safety for Riders

    Aug 7, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a Motorcycle Safety Ride Aug. 1. The ride started at the Motorcycle Training Range for inspections and riding drills before heading to Victorville, Calif. This allowed mentors to assess each motorcycle for street legality, its mechanical integrity, and the competency of the riders.

  • Soldiers, families accompany children on first day of school at Fort Irwin

    Aug 7, 2014

    Setting the tone for the school year Soldiers, families accompany children on first day of school at Fort Irwin On a cool, summer morning children and parents traveled the sidewalks and drove the streets of Fort Irwin as they headed back to school, Aug. 7. Just a few days before training for a new rotation begins, Soldiers and spouses accompanied their young students to Lewis Elementary School, Fort Irwin Middle School, and Tiefort View Intermediate School; high school students were transported by bus to Silver Valley High in Yermo, Calif.

  • Battles are won by logistics, so are arsenal production schedules

    Aug 6, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The importance of those who perform logistics cannot be overstated. From the days of Alexander the Great to General Patton's Red Ball Express to the motor pool operation at Watervliet, logisticians' place in the annuals of history books is well documented.

  • 402nd AFSB receives new leadership in Kuwait

    Aug 6, 2014

  • Army Field Support Battalion -- Southwest Asia inactivates

    Aug 6, 2014

  • 403rd AFSB honors deputy to the commander at retirement ceremony

    Aug 6, 2014

  • August 2014 DASAF

    Aug 6, 2014

    Safety: At the Core of Army values

  • Connecticut Guard bridge company trains at West Thompson Lake

    Aug 5, 2014

    The 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company of the Connecticut Army National Guard arrived at West Thompson Lake, Connecticut, June 15, 2014, to begin three days of their annual training.

  • Army Reserve units from across Southeast ready to train

    Aug 5, 2014

    The 642nd Regional Support Group will lead a two-week annual training event at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Fort Stewart, Georgia, drawing almost 700 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Army researchers talk Future Force logistics with CASCOM staff

    Aug 5, 2014

    Army researchers give Soldiers at the Combined Arms Support Command an inside look at Future Force 2025 logistics technologies.

  • Lean Six Sigma aims to improve efficiency

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (August 6, 2014) -- Twelve employees from across the Directorate of Training and Development have embarked on a mission to earn their green belts, not in a form of martial arts but rather the Lean Six Sigma process.

  • Drill sergeants help civilians become Soldiers during red, white, blue phases of training

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (August 6, 2014) -- Army basic combat training is a nine-week program that takes individual civilians and turns them into a team of one - Soldiers. Basic training comprises three phases: red, white and blue.

  • 98th Training Division thrives on citizen Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- Brig. Gen. Michaelene "Mikey" Kloster, commander of the 98th Training Division, said she believes effective Army training relies on an abundance of dedicated drill sergeants.

  • Soldiers, Families attend resilience training

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- Fort Benning Soldiers, spouses and Army civilians began the first 10-day Master Resilience Trainer course July 28.

  • Fort Benning Soldiers featured in new documentary

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- A handful of Fort Benning Soldiers can be seen on the big screen locally with the release of the documentary Korengal.

  • Fort Benning welcomes new Chief of Infantry

    Aug 5, 2014

    Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence formally welcomed the 55th Infantry School commandant and Chief of Infantry Brig. Gen. James Rainey during an Aug. 1 ceremony at Derby Auditorium.

  • CIA interviews open to military, veterans

    Aug 5, 2014

    Passionate about continuing an exciting, rewarding and impactful career? Do you have a four-year degree or, are you less than a year from completion?

  • Back to School Bash

    Aug 5, 2014

    Preschool and PreK students from the 1st Division Child Development Center spent a day outside the classroom for fun, food and games.

  • Governors proclaim Aug. 10 as Merrill's Marauders Day

    Aug 5, 2014

    Governors from throughout the United States are honoring World War II Merrill's Marauders on the 70th anniversary of their unit disbanding by proclaiming Aug. 10 as National World War II Merrill's Marauder Day.

  • Camp Zama hosts annual Bon Odori festival

    Aug 5, 2014

    Nearly 28,000 Japanese and American community members from the local area attended Camp Zama's (Japan) 55th annual Bon Odori festival, Aug. 2, 2014, here.

  • Army civilian develops interview method to help unlock memories, reduce revictimization

    Aug 4, 2014

    A revolutionary approach to interviewing sexual assault victims, created by a Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, researcher, is obtaining more information about crimes -- potentially leading to more offender prosecutions.

  • Falcon leaders host town hall meetings

    Aug 4, 2014

    The command team from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a series of town hall meetings which engaged all subordinate units in the brigade July 25-29 on Hunter Army Airfield. A total of six town hall meetings were conducted during the five-day period which gave Soldiers from each battalion in the brigade a chance to speak freely about any problems they were having in an open forum. The meetings were two hours in length, which gave the Falcon Brigade Soldiers a 12 hour window to voice their concerns.

  • Indoor pool one of Baumholder's best kept secrets

    Aug 4, 2014

    Neatly tucked away amid the greenery of the Baumholder golf course, sits the only Army Aquatics facility in all of Germany or as Aquatics Manager Kimberly Bailes calls it, one of Baumholder's "best kept secrets."

  • Col. Christopher Barron assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

    Aug 4, 2014

    In a Change of Command ceremony at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron on July 31, 2014. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division.

  • Hopkinton-Everett Lake, Community Organizations establish public garden to support local food pantry

    Aug 4, 2014

    Something beautiful is happening at Hopkinton-Everett Lake. Amidst the lush greenery and beautiful postcard perfect scenes, a community garden is growing; a garden blooming with delicious, seasonal vegetables lovingly tended by the Henniker and Hopkinton Lions Clubs of New Hampshire. The true beauty of this community garden isn't the array of colors of the vegetables that are springing forth from the soil, but the fact that the garden provides food for many local disadvantaged people.

  • 'History Girls' propose Native American Site recognition of Passanageset Knoll

    Aug 4, 2014

    The Broad Meadows Marsh in Quincy, Massachusetts is another recent success in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' aquatic habitat restoration. Wendy Gendron, NAE Planning Study Manager, has been coordinating with the adjacent middle school to foster educational opportunities.

  • 'See something, say something': Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 4, 2014

    Senior Army Leaders have proclaimed August Antiterrorism Awareness Month. With the slogan "see something, say something," its intent is to increase understanding and vigilance throughout the community while emphasizing the importance of suspicious activity reporting.

  • Fort Campbell's Elite: Fort Campbell athletes prepare to go All-Army

    Aug 4, 2014

    Across the country, the Army's best athletes are preparing themselves for their respective trial camps, hoping to secure spots on the rosters of this year's Morale, Welfare and Recreation All Army Sports teams and compete in the Armed Forces tournaments. Among the camps scheduled to begin next month are men's rugby and women's softball -- and once again, two of Fort Campbell's finest will be in attendance.

  • National Night Out offers fun, resources to post residents

    Aug 4, 2014

    Campbell Crossing is encouraging on-post residents to hit the streets and come out to the annual National Night Out celebration at the Village Commons at Hammond Heights. The nationwide event will be held on post from 4 until 7 p.m., Aug. 5, and focuses on promoting crime prevention programs as well as strengthening partnerships between police organizations and the local community. As such, representatives from the Fort Campbell Police Department, as well as other local law enforcement agencies from outside the installation, will be on hand to do demonstrations and provide valuable services in one central location.

  • Back-to-School Brigade: Operation Homefront volunteers fill backpacks

    Aug 4, 2014

    Description: Pencils and papers. Markers and glue. The time has come to go back to school. The Tennessee and Kentucky chapter of Operation Homefront is trying to make the new school year easier on some military Families at Fort Campbell. Today, the nonprofit organization is giving away 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to pre-registered active duty Families staff sergeant and below at their headquarters inside Gate 7 during the Back-to-School Brigade program.

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