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  • New exhibit tells of Nisei valor in fight against Japan

    Dec 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, here, in Waikiki, has opened "America's Secret Weapon," a colorful new exhibit that tells the little-known story of the 6,000 Japanese Americans who served in the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in World War II.

  • Boy Scout Completes River Trail Parking Lot Upgrades

    Dec 30, 2014

    Sturbridge Boy Scout Chris Sutter has taken a major step towards earning the rank of Eagle Scout by completing his required service project -- making upgrades and repairs to the Quinebaug River water trail and Lake Siog Pass hiking trail head parking lot located at 20 Pond Bridge Road in Holland, Massachusetts.

  • Holiday training like '.08 for 808 State' come in handy

    Dec 30, 2014

    During this holiday season, no one should be a bystander, but instead all should "Take A Stand!" particularly against substance abuse.

  • Delegates present AFAP issues

    Dec 30, 2014

    A group of 12 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates were gathered in one of the Nehelani conference rooms to discuss improvements to child care at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • Triad finish line approaches

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final weeks.

  • Disaster assistance for lava-flow victims considered

    Dec 30, 2014

    Federal civilian employees living on the Big Island of Hawaii and impacted by the current lava flow may be eligible for emergency financial assistance.

  • MWR Kennels is a second home for military pets

    Dec 30, 2014

    When Cathy Barker's husband, an Army Soldier, was away on deployment last year, she wanted to take their two young sons on a trip to visit family on the mainland.

  • MCO addresses POV through claims

    Dec 30, 2014

    Was your vehicle shipped late, lost or damaged? If so, the Military Claim Office (MCO) can help.

  • Delegates gather for 2014 AFAP conference

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 2014 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference begins Monday, and delegates from all ranks of the Army -- active and reserve Soldiers and retirees, family members and surviving family members, Department of Army civilians and tenant organizations -- will be gathered, here, to brainstorm ways to improve quality of life at U.S. Army Garrison�Hawaii.

  • U.S. Army, Hawaii launches 'Don't be a BySTANDer -- Take a STAND!' campaign

    Dec 30, 2014

    The holiday season is a time for family, celebration and good cheer, but the holidays are often marked by an increase in the 4 S's: substance abuse, sexual assaults, suicide and safety violations.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • Fort Lee hosting Community Listening Session Jan. 8

    Dec 30, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The public is invited to a Community Listening Session on Army 2020 End Strength Reductions at the Army Logistics University on Fort Lee, 6 p.m., Jan. 8, 2015.

  • Thunder Soldiers receive awards for their selfless service

    Dec 28, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, receive awards from Mayor Oh Se-chang of Dongducheon, for their volunteer services teaching students through the city's High Five program December 23, 2014 at the Dongducheon Yangju Office of Education, South Korea. Six Soldiers altogether received awards from the mayor.

  • Thunder Santas give out presents to local children

    Dec 28, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Maj. James Brant, the Aviation Officer for 210th Field Artillery Brigade, and Warrant Officer 1 Gabrielle Prado, the Electronic Warfare Technician for 210th Field Artillery Brigade, become Santa Claus for one day and hand out toys and presents to local children at the Dongducheon Volunteer Center on Christmas Eve. The toys were donated by the Soldiers within the brigade and were given to local children.

  • ADAM Cell shelter training

    Dec 28, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers assigned to the 210th Field Artillery "Thunder" Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, regularly train to fire long-range artillery at specified targets from long distances. Although this remains the Brigade's main focus, Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade's Air Defense and Airspace Management (ADAM) Cell, trained with another goal in mind: defend the Brigade against enemy attacks from the air. Soldiers within the ADAM Cell took the opportunity on December 11, during weekly Sergeant's Time Training to demonstrate their unique abilities as air defenders.

  • Aircraft confined spaces pose unique safety challenges

    Dec 23, 2014

    Thirty-nine members of Team Ansbach participated in an aircraft confined-spaces training course, held Dec. 9-11, 2014, at the Urlas Fire Fighting Training Site, and inside Hangar 3 at Katterbach Airfield, in Ansbach, Germany.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Camp Zama AWC hosts grand opening ceremony

    Dec 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 23, 2014) -- The grand opening ceremony for the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center was held Dec. 19 in front of the new center.

  • AFSBn-NEA issues medical equipment in support of Exercise Keen Sword 15

    Dec 22, 2014

  • Tobyhanna, West Point partner for Lean success

    Dec 22, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Each year, Tobyhanna Army Depot partners with the United States Military Academy - West Point (New York) Department of Systems Engineering to provide a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project for cadets to work on during their senior year.

  • AMHS students learn computer programming during worldwide 'Hour of Code'

    Dec 22, 2014

    On Dec. 11 at Ansbach Middle High School, students and teachers participated in the second annual "Hour of Code," a global event that engages millions of people in learning basic computer programming.

  • Commanders' forum

    Dec 22, 2014

  • First Army Division West Soldiers help Gatesville food bank stay stocked

    Dec 22, 2014

    Three noncommissioned officers from the 2nd Battalion, 395th Field Artillery Regiment, with other 120th Infantry Brigade Soldiers, recently gave a helping hand to Gatesville Elementary School students to stock a local food bank.

  • Fort Bragg wins combatives tournament with 5 individual champions

    Dec 22, 2014

    Colter Brown, an infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division, is accustomed to dealing with the rush of adrenaline. After winning the Heavyweight belt at the Fort Bragg All-Forces Combatives Tournament Saturday, he said the rush is not much different than that which one feels during a firefight downrange; something the combat veteran is also familiar with.

  • 'Season's Greetings' from the Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command

    Dec 22, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- In a Dec. 19 memorandum, Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, extended to the command's Soldiers, Army Civilian employees and Family members his personal wishes for a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

  • Soldiers Escort Santa to Special Needs School

    Dec 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program received donations to purchase toys for 31 children whose reaction to Father Christmas ranged from delight to fright, but when the gifts came out, all were excited.

  • Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families

    Dec 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, as the commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, welcomed Army and Navy gold star families to the 115th Army-Navy football game, to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • 3-2nd ADA Soldiers hold annual food drive

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Giving back to the Lawton-Fort Sill community is something the Soldiers of 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade are glad to do, and being able to support the community that supports them is a top priority of the brigade command team.

  • Soldiers gain cultural awareness

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery attended a historical tour and conducted cultural heritage training with descendants of Quanah Parker.

  • 101st CAB makes wish come true

    Dec 19, 2014

    In many ways, Jack Zimmerman of Hendersonville, Tenn., is like any other boy of 18. As a freshman at the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys his studies and hopes they carry him to a future in aerospace engineering, his decided major. There are things, however, that set him apart. Like his older brother, Kurt, Jack has cystic fibrosis -- a serious genetic disorder that primarily affects and causes damages to the lungs and digestive system. Working with other Make-A-Wish chapters around the country, the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation worked long and hard to assemble a road trip adventure similar to those had by contestants on Jack's favorite television program.

  • Hour of Code

    Dec 19, 2014

    For Jackson Elementary School teacher Thomasa Ross, teaching her fourth graders about math doesn't end with solving equations. She wants to help them understand just how applicable and essential basic mathematics is to their everyday lives. So when Ross discovered the Hour of Code project, she knew she wanted her students to participate. Hour of Code is a program put on by code.org, a site dedicated to the idea that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn coding, to try to encourage students to complete one hour of computer science. It used self-guided tutorials to lead students through a game to teach them basic coding concepts.

  • One bad decision, lifetime of regret

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT GORDON, Ga. (Dec. 19, 2014) -- One poor decision, one life lost, and numerous others changed forever. Edward and Nancy Kensinger's daughter, Alaina, 28, was pronounced dead at 9:11 a.m. As painful as the news was, almost as painful was Edward's wife's reaction. It was a scream Edward will likely never forget.

  • Super Guppy lands, refuels at post airfield

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Super Guppy landed at Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Dec. 11, to refuel on a cross-country mission.

  • Fort Gordon ceremony honors fallen heroes

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Fort Gordon Survivor Outreach Services invited the surrounding communities to join with them in remembering and offering fellowship with military family survivors during their annual Holiday Remembrance Ceremony held Dec. 9 at Freedom Park.

  • Utility meters: expensive to procure, but costly to forego

    Dec 19, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach has installed and monitors 695 water, gas, and electric meters in office buildings, aircraft hangars, family quarters and single-Soldier barracks. USAG Ansbach's Directorate of Public Works also receives data from almost 400 more meters that are owned by utility providers. Plans are in the works to install even more meters in Ansbach.

  • 2nd BCT chaplain assistant thrives in 'humble profession'

    Dec 19, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Clark could have stayed in his six-figure job, contracting for the Department of Defense as a community-based recruiter. Instead, Clark answered the nation's call to service at age 32. Despite already having a degree in agribusiness, Clark enlisted as a chaplain assistant.

  • Baumholder brings Christmas cheer to Marines in CMA

    Dec 19, 2014

    What began as a simple request to provide Christmas stockings to the military members in Baumholder's Controlled Monitoring Area turned into a community project that brought on- and off-post organizations together for a common cause.

  • German officials bring Christmas cheer to Marines in CMA

    Dec 19, 2014

    U.S. Marines at Baumholder's Controlled Monitoring Area who will be spending Christmas away from their home and families were treated to some local German hospitality Dec. 17 when Guenther Jung, Baumholder city mayor, and Christian Flohr and Michael Roehrig, the city deputy mayors, presented them with boxes of home made Christmas cookies and tangerines.

  • 3-13th FA Soldiers, families celebrate holidays

    Dec 18, 2014

    3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery held a holiday party Dec. 11, 2014, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Fort Sill celebrates 'most wonderful time of the year'

    Dec 18, 2014

  • Wounded warrior visualizes PTSD, brain trauma through sculpture

    Dec 18, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Meadows suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2012 while deployed to Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in drove over an improvised explosive device. Currently stationed at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Meadows uses ceramic sculpting to "put his thoughts out that he can't verbalize for many reasons," according to his wife, Melissa.

  • Garrison Mentorship Program moves forward

    Dec 18, 2014

    A Garrison Mentorship Program was developed to help "build the bench" and allow Garrison employees to improve their leadership skills, gain a clear picture on how the WSMR Garrison is run and how decisions are made, all while working one on one with a high-level mentor.

  • New field artillery officers perform combined arms, joint operations exercise

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers in Field Artillery Basic Officer Leader Course -- Branch (BOLC-B) Class No. 7-14 completed their studies with a Red Leg War that was unique because the students worked as joint fires observers (JFO) with Marine Corps joint terminal attack controllers (JTAC) and live aircraft.

  • Fort Sill centralizes SHARP support at new center

    Dec 18, 2014

    To better meet the needs of the Fort Sill community, the SHARP Resource Center offers a centralized location for sexual harassment/assault response and prevention.

  • Toy Ruck March

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers deliver toys for children

  • 214th FiB sweeps quarterly awards

    Dec 18, 2014

    An automated logistical specialist and a support platoon sergeant were honored as the Fort Sill Soldier, and Noncommissioned Officer of the Fourth Quarter respectively.

  • Breakfast with Santa: Unforgettable time for parents, children

    Dec 18, 2014

    Before Santa fills his sleigh and checks his list twice, children on Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities had one more chance to tell the man in red what they want this holiday season.

  • Officials urge winter pet safety

    Dec 18, 2014

    Most wild animals are built for the outdoors and the hardships that come with living in the wild, but four-legged family members aren't as equipped to deal with the hazards Mother Nature has to offer.

  • Volunteers adorn 230,000 gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery during Wreaths Across America eve

    Dec 18, 2014

    The headstones of 230,000 veterans buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, were adorned with wreaths Dec. 13, 2014, as 50,000 volunteers participated in the annual Wreaths Across America event.

  • Honoring fallen veteran's service: Ceremony creates Clark Run/Dive Fire Lane

    Dec 18, 2014

    The memory and legacy of a veteran who lost his life four years ago still lives on at Fort Rucker as Soldiers and family members gathered to remember the fallen veteran and dedicate a portion of a range in his honor.

  • Sill basketball team wins weekend tournament

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill's basketball team defended their home court Dec. 13-14 at Rinehart Fitness Center against McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., and Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

  • Battery earns 75th FA Brigade annual, unit awards

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Staff Sgt. Samuel Layne and Spc. Courtney Hess, B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, recently won the 75th Field Artillery Brigade Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year awards.

  • Barracks and other facility renovations slated for 2015

    Dec 18, 2014

    Two command sergeants major held a town hall meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall-based Soldiers Dec. 15 in the Community Center ballroom to discuss living conditions and renovation plans for the barracks on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.

  • The beat goes on as Holtan takes command of TUSAB

    Dec 18, 2014

    The men and women of "Pershing's Own" have a new commander as of Dec. 12.

  • Give the Best Present of the Holiday Season: A Blood Donation

    Dec 18, 2014

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. People's concern for their fellow man is more evident than any other. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center staff hopes that attitude toward giving doesn't stop with presents.

  • National Guard celebrates 378 years

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill celebrated the National Guard's birthday with a ceremony inside Snow Hall Dec. 12.

  • Army National Guard celebrates 378 years

    Dec 18, 2014

    "I am the Guard. For three centuries the custodian of security and honor, now and forever... I am the Guard."

  • Wreaths Across America pays respect to the fallen

    Dec 18, 2014

    More than 400 evergreen wreaths were laid on the graves at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Fort Leonard Wood Saturday during the Wreaths Across America ceremony.

  • Garrison welcomes new command sergeant major

    Dec 18, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Leonard Wood has a new top senior enlisted advisor.

  • Corps of Engineers strengthens SHARP stance in Europe

    Dec 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has placed renewed emphasis on its Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program in an effort to promote awareness and simplify reporting procedures for personnel at its headquarters, area and resident offices across the Continent.

  • Slideshow: Wreaths Across America

    Dec 18, 2014

    More than 3,000 wreaths are placed during the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

  • Soldiers help 100 Columbia students

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers with the 369th Adjutant General Battalion adopt 100 local students this holiday season.

  • Immigration help available for spouses

    Dec 18, 2014

    Fort Jackson is making it a little easier for military spouses to gain their U.S. citizenship. On Fridays, foreign-born spouses can process the biometrics portion of the application on post.

  • EFMP enrollment forms now online

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers with family members who have exceptional needs can now renew their family members' medical information online using the new Exceptional Family Member Program website.

  • Hunting the good stuff -- MRT class rallies around local family in need

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers and civilians enrolled at the Master Resilience Training School on Fort Jackson are helping to make a local family's Christmas a happy one.

  • Vicenza preps for Net Zero move

    Dec 18, 2014

    Sustainability and energy self-sufficiency continue to move forward with the Net Zero Energy Installation plan at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza. The most recent event to take place was the NZEI workgroup visioning session Dec. 3 at Caserma Ederle.

  • Victory Block Leave to begin today

    Dec 18, 2014

    Approximately 8,000 Soldiers will begin to leave Fort Jackson today for the post's annual Victory Block Leave during the holiday season.

  • Cancer survivor plays on H.S. golf, JROTC teams

    Dec 17, 2014

    Ryan Strange was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of cancer that affects bones or soft tissue, when he was 4 years old. He now has a steel rod in his left leg and had a hip replacement. But, he hasn't let his health hurdles hold him back. Strange is part of his high school golf team and an active participant in JROTC, including the drill and Raider teams.

  • AFAP delegates hash out solutions to community concerns

    Dec 17, 2014

    Community conference targets Army issues

  • Fort Leonard Wood at forefront of integrating human dimension into training

    Dec 17, 2014

    The Army is at a reflection point in history where technology and superior equipment have evened out, and the importance of the human dimension is paramount.

  • Building muscle and tearing down the competition: Ansbach Army spouse racks up fitness wins

    Dec 17, 2014

    Ginna Cortese, a 52-year-old Army spouse, mother of two and grandmother of six, has racked up a string of successes since she started competing in fitness events. In late November, she qualified for and placed at in the national level, having consistently defeated women 20 to 25 years younger in the physique category since her debut.

  • Vet used 'flags and wings' in Vietnam

    Dec 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Vietnam veteran Dave Yensan is fond of letting people know that the town where he grew up, Cheektowaga, New York -- is Iroquois for 'land of the flowering crab apple tree."

  • Military spouse gives roller derby a whirl

    Dec 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every Friday night an APG military spouse dons protective gear and roller skates to transform into her roller derby alter ego, "Baconator."

  • USAG Ansbach, city of Ansbach host USAREUR holiday combo for holiday concert

    Dec 17, 2014

    The holiday combo of the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus held a concert in downtown Ansbach Dec. 10, 2014, at the Onoldiasaal.

  • F2F brings Italian, American female military together

    Dec 17, 2014

    The second annual Home for the Holidays multicultural event dedicated to Italian and American female military was held at the Golden Lion conference center on Caserma Ederle, Dec. 4.

  • Ansbach garrison holds load securement training

    Dec 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Safety Office recently sponsored a load securement training class.

  • Natick's on board with fresh produce

    Dec 16, 2014

    Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, are working to make sure fresh produce isn't lost at sea.

  • IMCOM holiday safety message

    Dec 16, 2014

    As we prepare to celebrate the winter holidays, we want to wish every member of our U.S. Army Installation Management Command Family a joyous, blessed, and safe season.

  • HMHS hosts graduation ceremony for one

    Dec 16, 2014

    First graduate of the Class of 2015 gets special send-off

  • USAG Ansbach celebrates 105 years of chaplain assistant MOS

    Dec 16, 2014

    The USAG Ansbach Religious Support Office sponsored a community celebration honoring 105 years of the military occupational specialty of the chaplain assistant Thursday at the Urlas Post Exchange.

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment for Ansbach holds change of command

    Dec 16, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held a change of command ceremony for its Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Dec. 5 at the Von Steuben Community Center.

  • West Point on track to achieve Net Zero goals with Army Corps of Engineers' help

    Dec 15, 2014

    The U.S. Army Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Energy Division, in Alabama, met with Director of Public Works Matt Talaber at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in October, to chart a way ahead for helping the institution achieve its Net Zero goal.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Sisters in Arms panel discusses improving performance in the work environment

    Dec 15, 2014

    The U.S. Army Pacific Sisters in Arms program convened a panel of successful senior enlisted female leaders at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, Hawaii, Dec. 11 to discuss improving performance in the work environment

  • Fort Polk's NCO Academy strives for greatness

    Dec 15, 2014

    To advance their careers and become good leaders, Soldiers prepare for the future by attending the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Noncommissioned Officer Academy. The Fort Polk NCO Academy is one of the best at what it does, according to 1st Sgt. Sheri Moss, Fort Polk NCO Academy deputy commandant. "Last year we received the highest award of excellence the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy and the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command gives. They only present the award every three years. It's an accreditation process that validates and certifies what we do. They go through all our records and paperwork, interview the instructors, sit in on classes. They do this to NCOAs Army wide," said Moss.

  • Fort Polk hosts Student 2 Student training

    Dec 15, 2014

    It's your first day at a new school. You've left behind all your friends and are nervous to start over. As the counselor walks you to your first class and the door swings open, 30 pairs of eyes stare at you, taking in every detail of your clothes, hair and face. You feel like a sideshow act and want to disappear. If only it were all a bad dream. Frequent moves and new schools are realities faced by many military children. While there is little research on the effects of this on kids, every move requires the child to start over and re-adjust. While this lifestyle may eventually lead to adaptability, it can also carry less desirable implications, such as psychological issues, said David Petre, Military Student Transition Consultant for Vernon Parish School District.

  • U.S. Armed Forces Men capture international basketball title

    Dec 15, 2014

    The U.S. Armed Forces Men's Basketball team defeated Lithuania, the reigning champs, 89-82 to win the 2014 SHAPE International Basketball Championship Dec. 6. Air Force Capt. Matt Holland of Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., was named Most Valuable Player of the six-day tournament that featured teams from Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, France, Canada, United Kingdom and Belgium.

  • Fort Polk achieves FY14 retention goal

    Dec 15, 2014

    With the Army facing budget cuts and reductions in its end strength numbers, one might think a retention noncommissioned officer would have a difficult job. But don't tell that to Sgt. Maj. Michael Redmon, command career counselor for Fort Polk. Redmon points to the post's FY14 totals as proof that at least on Fort Polk, retention NCO is a great job. "As far as being successful, with initial term Soldiers we were at 123 percent overall," Redmon said. "We were at 100 percent with mid-career Soldiers and 400 percent with careerists (staff sergeants with more than 10 years service). That gave us an aggregate of 121 percent. We were one of only two major subordinate commands that made our fourth quarter mission and we finished the year strong."

  • Tire Repair Program saves money at Camp Arifjan

    Dec 15, 2014

  • Something in the water? FLW soldiers win back-to-back singing competitions

    Dec 15, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Michael Joseph, a drummer in the 399th Army Band stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, won the Army's 2014 Operation Rising Star Singing contest Friday, held at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre. The 2013 Rising Star, Sgt. Christiana Ball, is a drill sergeant also stationed at Fort Leonard Wood. Joseph sang "Something in the Water" by Carrie Underwood as his victory song after being named the 2014 winner.

  • Holiday Season Safety Message 2014

    Dec 15, 2014

    Holiday Season Safety Message from Army Medicine

  • Wreaths across America take over Devens cemetery

    Dec 15, 2014

    On a sunny Saturday morning, nearly 100 people placed wreaths at the headstones of the 426 Veterans who were laid to rest at the Fort Devens cemetery.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Tools for Resiliency

    Dec 12, 2014

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and National Training Center partners conducted semi-annual resiliency training and commander's cup challenge, here, during the week of Dec. 8.

  • Tools for Resiliency

    Dec 12, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and National Training Center partners conducted semi-annual resiliency training and commander's cup challenge, here, during the week of Dec.8. The training is part of the Army's continuing effort to ensure Soldiers are fully trained and ready to cope with life's challenges.

  • Load out and fly away; validation exercise

    Dec 12, 2014

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and airmen from the 535th Airlift Squadron, 15th Wing conduct a load out and fly away validation exercise Dec. 10 on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam using two M1126 Strykers and a C-17 Aircraft as part of the 25th ID Contingency Response Force mission.

  • UAS project office celebrates National Guard birthday

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office celebrated the birthday of the Army National Guard, which officially turned 378 years old on Dec. 13, during a presentation and cake cutting Friday at the PM UAS conference room.

  • PEO Aviation has more milestones on horizon

    Dec 12, 2014

    The Program Executive Office for Aviation looks back at some of the highlights in 2014 and has their sights set for more milestone achievements in 2015.

  • Munson retires after 43 years of service, plans family time

    Dec 12, 2014

    Members of the installation community will soon bid farewell to Chuck Munson, deputy to the garrison commander for Fort Campbell, as he prepares to retire after 43 years of combined military and government service.

  • Stokes retires after 38 years

    Dec 12, 2014

    Members of the Fort Campbell community and distinguished guests bid a fond farewell to Van Stokes, deputy director for the Fort Campbell Morale, Welfare and Recreation department, at his retirement luncheon ceremony Monday at Cole Park Commons.