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  • Garrison personnel turn out to learn winter safety at Ansbach

    Nov 20, 2014

    To take a refresher course on winter safety, about 250 members of the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community gathered at Katterbach Fitness Center Nov. 14.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits JSA

    Nov 20, 2014

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea -- Honorable Brad R. Carson, the Under Secretary of the Army, visited the United Nations Command Security Battalion -- Joint Security Area, November 18, 2014 on Camp Bonifas, South Korea. The Under Secretary toured the JSA and shared lunch with Soldiers of the UNCSB - JSA.

  • Hiring Our Heroes job fair connects veterans, employers

    Nov 20, 2014

    Eighty employers participated in the Hiring Our Heroes job fair for veterans Nov. 18, 2014 at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Drill sergeant graduates Ranger School with top honors

    Nov 20, 2014

    A Fort Jackson drill sergeant graduated Ranger School with honors. Staff Sgt. Matthew Vitug, 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, earned a leadership award in the 61-day elite training course.

  • Fort Jackson honors families of the year

    Nov 20, 2014

    Fort Jackson honored its families of the year in a ceremony Nov. 14, 2014, at the Solomon Center. The Family of the Year ceremony is part of the post's Military Family Appreciation Month activities.

  • Nearly 175 years later, Army research center still deals with new substances

    Nov 20, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, NY -- In 1840, a small building located along the Erie Canal became one of the first, if not the first, Army weapons research centers. Although the Erie Canal has long since been filled in, building #41 still remains on the Watervliet Arsenal.

  • Long-term TDY rates change to save Army $9 million annually

    Nov 19, 2014

    Long-term temporary duty rules that became effective Nov. 1, 2014, across the Department of Defense, are expected to result in an annual savings of $22 million, of which nearly $9 million will be reaped for the Army each year, according to the service's chief for compensation and entitlements.

  • Total Army effort at Rock Island supports new ambulance production for National Guard

    Nov 19, 2014

    Last January, the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) unveiled the newest tactical HMMWV ambulance in the Army. The M997A3, the most modern ambulance in the fleet, is fitted on a HMMWV chassis with a modified body and now is headed to Army National Guard (ARNG) units around the country. Today, RIA-JMTC continues to satisfy the National Guard's order for 500 ambulances. RIA-JMTC manufactures the shelter box and integrates it with the HMMWV purchased from a contractor. The program has continually improved since the first five pilot trucks were made last year. Last month, the program clocked in ahead of schedule and on budget.

  • APG STEM Expo provides local students hands-on opportunities with advanced Army technologies

    Nov 19, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- More than 400 local students, teachers and school administrators converged here Nov. 18 for APG's bi-annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Expo.

  • Camp Zama hosts father, daughter date night

    Nov 19, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 19, 2014) -- The first "Father-Daughter Date Night" was held Nov. 15 hosted by the Camp Zama Protestant and Gospel Chapels at the Camp Zama Community Club, here.

  • Undersecretary of the Army Visits Korea

    Nov 19, 2014

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Undersecretary of the Army Honorable Brad R. Carson met with U.S. Soldiers, Civilian, and Families in Korea, Nov. 17-18.

  • Women to serve as observers, advisers for potential Ranger Course Assessment

    Nov 18, 2014

    Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade selected 31 female Soldiers to serve as observers and advisers for a potential Ranger Course Assessment that would begin this spring.

  • DOD/NCAA Launch Mind Matters Challenge

    Nov 18, 2014

    The Department of Defense (DoD) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently announced that their Mind Matters Challenge is accepting submissions

  • First Army leaders, Soldiers represent military at Bears game

    Nov 18, 2014

    CHICAGO -- First Army leaders and Soldiers participated in pregame ceremonies and the coin toss prior to a National Football League game between Minnesota and Chicago on Soldier Field here Nov. 16.

  • 'Stand Strong': Soldier Show offers messages of strength, resilience

    Nov 18, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The day Spc. Kiari Mhoon decided to join the Army, he opened the fridge and saw no food for him and his sisters. Someone has to step up and it has to be me, he thought. So he enlisted as an infantryman in 2012 -- "to take care of my family" -- and a few years later the childhood church singer and dancer found his way to the Soldier Show auditions. Today, he takes care of another family: the Army Family.

  • Garrison recognizes outstanding individuals, teams during All-Hands Assembly

    Nov 18, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden leaders celebrated outstanding customer service and looked to the future during the quarterly Recognition Event Oct. 31 at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. "I want to thank everyone for all of your hard work -- we appreciate everything you do every day to take care of our Soldiers and their families," said USAG Wiesbaden Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Rocco.

  • Wiesbaden salutes its veterans

    Nov 18, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Young and old, white and black, Sailor and Soldier -- no matter their background, all veterans share a common bond that cannot be broken. Such was David Cain's experience when greeting World War II veterans at Frankfurt Airport, a story he retold during U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 7 at Memorial Park.

  • Units, organizations commended for joining effort to save energy, resources

    Nov 18, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Visitors might have thought the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden was getting a jump start on St. Patrick's Day this month as more and more of the distinctive Green Boot signs began appearing around the community. "It's an honor for us to come and give these," said Col. Mary Martin, USAG Wiesbaden commander, as she presented employees of the 405th Army Field Support Brigade's Logistics Readiness Center, Wiesbaden, with the Green Boot Certificate Nov. 12. "This shows that members of your organization are doing their part to save energy and resources.

  • Born to run

    Nov 18, 2014

    Local Soldier runs 2,500 miles in nine months and keeps on going.

  • Keep the holidays accident free

    Nov 18, 2014

    Follow these simple tips to ensure the holidays are safe and not disastrous

  • USARJ hosts National American Indian Heritage Month observance

    Nov 17, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 18, 2014)-- "A warrior's tradition: Contributing to our Nation's Freedom" was this year's theme for the National American Indian Heritage Month observance hosted by the United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward).

  • US Army Pacific honors Australian generals

    Nov 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Pacific team bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Richard M. Burr, and welcomed Maj. Gen. Gregory C. Bilton, both from Australia, with a Flying V ceremony on Nov. 17 at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Dustoff pilot recalls medevac missions

    Nov 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Wally Mueller likes to say that veterans are victors, not victims. The Vietnam War veteran was the guest speaker at the Garrison's Veterans Day program Nov. 12.

  • ACC battalion heads to Kuwait

    Nov 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Army Contracting Command's 926th Contingency Contracting Battalion bid farewell to fellow Soldiers, Family and friends during a deployment ceremony at the Ball Conference Center on APG North (Aberdeen) Nov. 6.

  • DPW to construct new energy plant

    Nov 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded the garrison's Directorate of Public Works a grant to fund the construction of a new energy plant on APG South (Edgewood).

  • Partnership to aid local job seekers

    Nov 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Signifying a committed, ongoing partnership to help local job-seekers find employment, a memorandum of understanding was signed by Aberdeen Proving Ground and the Susquehanna Workforce Network Oct. 29.

  • 200th MPCOM Soldiers roll through Performance Triad

    Nov 17, 2014

    Nearly 400 Soldiers participated in the Army Reserve's pilot Performance Triad program Nov. 1-14 here.

  • Lee Marines mark 239th birthday with cake cutting, warrior dinner

    Nov 17, 2014

    A celebration of the United States Marine Corps' 239th birthday here Thursday featured a cake-cutting ceremony and warrior's dinner attended by the 580-plus military personnel assigned to the USMC Detachment at Fort Lee.

  • Volunteers perform 'small miracle' at Army veteran's Disputanta home

    Nov 17, 2014

    Knowing a small part of the Conner's story is important to understanding the significance of a community service project that took place at their home Nov. 8. About a dozen volunteers -- most of them Skookum Contract Services workers from Fort Lee -- donated their time and talents to build a pair of much-needed wheelchair ramps for the elderly couple.

  • American Education Week is Nov. 17-21

    Nov 17, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach kicked off its weeklong observance of American Education Week at the Education Center Nov. 17, 2014. American Education Week runs now through Nov. 21 and is scheduled to feature tutoring, workshops and seminars, as well as a "CLEP-a-thon" slated for Wednesday and Friday.

  • 70th BSB flag football game

    Nov 17, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The flag football team from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade goes head to head with the 23rd Chemical Battalion, November 14, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. In a close match up, after a thrilling game, 70th BSB lost 20-21.

  • Defense Secretary: NTC prepares Soldiers for future threats, challenges

    Nov 16, 2014

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- The Secretary of Defense for the United States observed training and spoke with Soldiers during a visit to the Army's National Training Center, Nov. 16. Chuck Hagel, the nation's 24th Defense Secretary, flew on a helicopter to the U.S. Army's vast terrain in the Mojave Desert and saw a portion of the training conducted here that builds readiness for brigade combat teams. Soldiers of 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (from Fort Carson, Colo.) reacted to a scenario within the training village, "Razish" -- where NTC Soldiers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment provided an opposing force. Non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers from Operations Group here served as observer/controller/trainers for the rotational unit.

  • Thunder Fitness Challenge -- NOV 2014

    Nov 16, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- More than 85 Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division compete in the Thunder Fitness Challenge November 5, 2014 on Camp Casey. To qualify for the competition the Soldiers must have scored 270 or above on the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the competition. During the event the Soldiers completed five events that tested them both physically and mentally. The fitness challenge included the push-up event for two minutes, the sit-up event for two minutes, the pull-up event for 10 repetitions, the dip event for 20 repetitions, and a three-mile run in 22 minutes or less.

  • Warriors show their strength, resources

    Nov 14, 2014

    Fort Gordon's Soldier and Family Assistance Center hosted a Warrior Care Month Expo at the U.S. Army Reserve Center Nov. 5. The purpose of the event was to provide Soldiers and families with supportive services and resources to assist them in transition.

  • IMCOM unveils plan for 2025 and beyond

    Nov 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command released "IMCOM 2025 and Beyond," a new campaign plan operationalizing the commanding general's vision for the organization.

  • Fort Leonard Wood fireman awarded Army award for valor

    Nov 14, 2014

    A Fort Leonard Wood fireman was awarded the Secretary of the Army's Award for Valor during the 4th Quarter Awards of Excellence ceremony held Nov. 5 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

  • Sleep: Your Mom Was Right

    Nov 14, 2014

    Turns out your mom was right all along. Army Medicine asks you to remember what Mom said and create better sleep habits for your family and to start with your children.

  • Holiday Inn Express opens on post

    Nov 14, 2014

    The International Hotel Group hotel at Knadle Hall is now a Holiday Inn Express. Representatives of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir got a sneak peak at the improvements made by the Army Lodging program's re-branding of the hotel during a grand opening ceremony, Thursday.

  • Veterans Day observance honors Gold Star wives, Service members

    Nov 14, 2014

    Fort Belvoir honored military veterans, past and present, Friday during the post's Veterans Day observance at the Cold War Memorial on Long Parade Field.

  • Noncommissioned officer's quick thinking saves retired Army Colonel

    Nov 14, 2014

    A noncommissioned officer from the 1st Infantry Division was recognized during a brief ceremony, Thursday for taking quick action to save a retired Army colonel who was choking at the Fort Belvoir Dining Facility Nov. 4.

  • Honoring our Veterans: Palm Springs' Veterans Day Parade

    Nov 14, 2014

    Members of the Palm Springs, California community showed their support for U.S. veterans by holding its 18th annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11. The City of Palm Springs was selected as a regional site for Veterans Day by the Veterans Day National Committee of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sites are chosen based on the history of events, planned activities and ceremonies.

  • Army general returns home, encourages kids to dream big

    Nov 14, 2014

    "Think it, believe it, and you can achieve it." That was the message from an Army four-star general to thousands of school kids from his hometown. Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, visited five Henry County schools, addressing students from kindergarten to seniors, Nov. 10-12.

  • Several challenging leadership development opportunities now open to Army civilians

    Nov 14, 2014

    WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2014) -- The application window for GS-12 and GS-13 Army civilians to attend Command and General Staff Officer Course, and participate in additional new professional development opportunities, begins March 2015.

  • HollyDay Bazaar offers head start on holidays

    Nov 14, 2014

    It's that time of year again when decorations go up and people prepare for the holidays, and the Fort Rucker Community Spouses' Club is offering a way for people to get a head start on their holiday shopping.

  • Constant care: Mini CDC opens, offers care at all hours

    Nov 14, 2014

    Fort Rucker's Soldiers and family members work through all hours of the day, and the installation is making sure that those families are taken care of when it comes to child care.

  • Education week highlights services

    Nov 14, 2014

    American Education Week runs Nov. 17-21 and the Army Continuing Education System wants Soldiers to know "Army Strong, Education Stronger."

  • AFAP gives people voice in quality of life improvement

    Nov 14, 2014

    Fort Rucker leadership strives to make sure Soldiers, family members and civilians are well taken care of, and the Army makes sure it provides a forum where issues can be heard and resolved at the appropriate level.

  • Fort Rucker, schools honor veterans

    Nov 14, 2014

    From scientists and politicians to human rights activists and countless Average Joes, it's taken a lot of innovation, sacrifice and hard work to get the United States of America from the first shots of revolution to where it stands today.

  • 210th FA Bde. Soldiers join in on the Manchu Mile

    Nov 14, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division join 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Inf. Div., to take on the Manchu Mile, a grueling semiannual 25 mile ruck march to honor warriors from the regiment who fought bravely during the China Relief Expedition during the early 20th century on November 7, 2014. Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, the senior enlisted adviser for 210th FA Bde., also participated in the ruck to build esprit de corps and cohesion among Soldiers in both 210th FA Bde., and 1st ABCT.

  • Presidio garrison hosts annual AFAP conference

    Nov 13, 2014

    The garrison-level Armed Forces Action Plan Conference was held, here, Nov. 6-7 at the General Stilwell Community Center on Ord Military Community.

  • JBM-HH OPEN with options

    Nov 13, 2014

    OPEN today, Tuesday, Jan. 27, with two hour delay

  • Army completes environmental study for possible force reductions

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of the Army announces the availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment. The Army evaluated the environmental impacts of potential reductions of active-component Soldiers and Army civilians (Army employees) at 30 installations. The Army determined that there are no significant impacts, other than socioeconomic impacts, and that preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required.

  • Top 6 selected for 2014 Operation Rising Star presented by PenFed

    Nov 13, 2014

    Army Entertainment officials selected three Soldiers, two Army family members and an Airman as semifinalists in the 2014 Operation Rising Star presented by PenFed military singing contest.

  • 2014 Army Best Medic Competition

    Nov 13, 2014

    The 2014 Army Best Medic Competition was held at Camp Bullis, Texas Nov 3-7 2014.

  • General addresses hometown crowd, recognizes veterans

    Nov 13, 2014

    Thirty-four years after commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Army, Gen. Dennis L. Via, commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, returned to his hometown of Martinsville, Virginia, to commemorate the holiday for the first time with local veterans. Via served as the keynote speaker at the Henry County Veterans Day Program, Nov. 11, hosted by the American Legion at Patrick Henry Community College.

  • Watervliet Arsenal parades in support of our Veterans

    Nov 13, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal had the great pleasure and honor in this week's Albany County Veterans Day Parade to lead in Division One, a place of honor.

  • Fort Sill CDCs to implement healthier, cost-effective meals

    Nov 13, 2014

    Fort Sill is setting the standard for excellence in the Army with the start of the new USDA healthy foods menu, being piloted at the School Age Center (SAC) and Tincher Child Development Center.

  • Sharing Thoughts For Families Of Fallen Troops

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Tears still come to her eyes when Keil Oliver remembers the military friends she has lost in the Global War on Terrorism and Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Aviation Executive Officer Keeps Topflight Tradition

    Nov 13, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every helicopter mission, with every development and acquisition assignment, with every Soldier and Army civilian he's worked beside, Brig. Gen. Bob Marion has come closer to where he is today as one of the Army's youngest one-star generals.

  • EMD: Help keep JBM-HH storm water clean

    Nov 13, 2014

    As the temperature and leaves fall, Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall's Environmental Management Division is encouraging base residents, employees and visitors to be more environmentally conscious and help prevent storm water pollution on the installation.

  • Fort Sill Veterinary Treatment Facility expands services

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Fort Sill Veterinary Treatment Facility is making several new improvements to increase the quality for care provided for pet owners.

  • Indoors doesn't have to be boring for tots

    Nov 13, 2014

    The weather is turning colder, but that's not stopping little ones and their parents from socializing, learning and having fun on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • FLW service members get to practice with St. Louis Rams

    Nov 13, 2014

    As part of their Salute to the Services week, the St. Louis Rams opened their outdoor practice session to more than 100 military members from all branches of the services Friday.

  • Fort Carson ACES assists Soldiers, spouses in meeting education goals

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Army Continuing Education System offers programs to assist Soldiers and spouses in establishing and achieving their educational goals.

  • Fort Carson recognizes 3 'Net Zero champions'

    Nov 13, 2014

    Fort Carson, Colorado, recognized military and civilian facility managers as Net Zero champions during the Fall Facility Energy Training event Oct. 29 at The Hub.

  • Fort Carson AFAP conference prioritizes issues

    Nov 13, 2014

    Representatives from across Fort Carson, Colorado, met Nov. 4-6 to discuss issues of concern to the installation and the Army as a whole during the Army Family Action Plan conference.

  • Tobyhanna's quick response delivers readiness for CENTCOM operations

    Nov 13, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Personnel here, supporting U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) overseas operations, upgraded and delivered more than 40 Modular Autonomous Guidance Units (MAGU) for the Joint Precision Air Drop System (JPADS) in less than 10 days.

  • 4th Bde. 'Highlanders' take top honors in intramural swim meet

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Soldiers of 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, won the Commander's Cup swim meet held Nov. 4 through 6 at the Aquatics Training Center on East Fort Bliss.

  • Fort Leonard Wood gears up for American Education Week

    Nov 13, 2014

    Education benefits are often considered one of the prime benefits for military members, and Fort Leonard Wood has a resource geared for service members and their Families to get the maximum reward in pursuit of higher education.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's Range 24 opens for training

    Nov 13, 2014

    After nearly seven years of preparation, the ribbon will be cut today on Fort Leonard Wood's new large-caliber qualification range.

  • USACE civilians get introduction into the life of a FLW Soldier in Training

    Nov 13, 2014

    Civilian-federal employees from the United States Army Corps of Engineers -- Kansas City District got a taste of the life of an Army Soldier in Training during a three-day visit to Fort Leonard Wood Oct. 29-31, as part of their Leadership Development Program.

  • Army updates reg defining inappropriate relationships

    Nov 13, 2014

    Gossip -- arguably a favorite "sport" in our society -- ranks right up there with football and basketball for things we like to talk about. And, even better, it's never out of season.

  • 3-2 ADA takes spiritual hike

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- On Oct. 8, Soldiers and leaders from 3rd Battalion 2nd Air Defense Artillery ascended Mount Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, tuning in their spirits to the natural world.

  • Fort Leonard Wood prepares for Holiday Block Leave

    Nov 13, 2014

    Sending approximately 5,000 troops home for the holidays is no easy task. Multiple Fort Leonard Wood organizations are already busy making sure this gargantuan undertaking is a success.

  • One last Hooah at 1,500 feet

    Nov 13, 2014

    For Chief Warrant Officer 5 Joseph Jimenez, Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department command airdrop advisor, rigging parachutes has been a way of life for the last 39 years. Jimenez felt there was no better way to say goodbye to the Army than with a last jump from a C-130 Hercules aircraft at 1,500 feet during a Nov. 6 training exercise at Fort Pickett.

  • Fort Sill holiday extravaganza showcases FMWR fitness classes

    Nov 13, 2014

    Rinehart Fitness Center's staff hosted a Holiday Survival Fitness Extra-vaganza Nov. 8 to showcase the FMWR fitness classes, and to provide suggestions for healthy holiday treats.

  • Fitness group sweats, reaches out to vets

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The local Team Red, White & Blue, along with other members of the Lawton-Fort Sill community, did an "Armistice - A Veterans Day Salute" workout of the day Nov. 6 at Black Dog Crossfit in Lawton.

  • American flags receive proper disposal during flag retirement ceremony

    Nov 13, 2014

    More than 20 weathered and tattered American flags that were displayed at homes, government offices and military cemeteries across the U.S. were properly disposed of during a flag retreat and retirement ceremony held Friday at the Old Fort Bliss Replica here.

  • Hiring Heroes Career Fair helps vets find jobs

    Nov 13, 2014

    The Department of Defense hosted a Hiring Heroes Career Fair Nov. 6 for transitioning service members, wounded warriors, veterans and family members Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Veterans honored at ANC observance

    Nov 13, 2014

    America's veterans past and present were saluted Nov. 11 during the National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Princess Anne makes official visit to Arlington National Cemetery

    Nov 13, 2014

    The centuries-old British-American relationship added another chapter to its history when Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne of the United Kingdom visited and paid respects to fallen American service members at Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 6.

  • In Alexandria, veterans, families remember Vietnam

    Nov 13, 2014

    Veterans and service members alongside their friends and families gathered Nov. 11, at the Capt. Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Alexandria, Va., for a ceremony to commemorate the lives of 44 Soldiers, 15 Marines, five Airmen and three Sailors from northern Virginia lost while serving in the Vietnam War.

  • Load, fire: Airmen, Soldiers team up for joint training

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With the goal to boost readiness and take advantage of having an Air Force base close to Fort Sill, the "Steel Warriors" of 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery conducted a rapid infiltration exercise Nov. 6.

  • First Lady: Hiring women vets makes 'good business sense'

    Nov 13, 2014

    First Lady Michelle Obama on Nov. 10 told female veterans to cast modesty aside when they are in the market for a new job.

  • 'Very Merry' program gives deployed Bliss Soldiers picture-perfect gift

    Nov 13, 2014

    Fifty Fort Bliss families took part in the free "Very Merry Military Minis Session" Nov. 8 at El Paso's Memorial Park, during which they were photographed and received high-resolution print- and email-ready digital photos to send to their deployed service member.

  • Chicago-based service-members engage communities in Veterans Day commemorations

    Nov 13, 2014

    Veterans Day is a day to give recognition to those who have served and those who continue to wear the uniform; but it is also an opportunity for service-members to share with their communities of what it means to be a veteran.

  • Education fair brings 30 school reps here Nov. 18

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Army Continuing Education joins forces with educators from across the country to celebrate American Education Week Nov. 17 through 21. This year's theme "Army Continuing Education Army Strong, Education Stronger" reinforces the Army's commitment to provide quality education for Soldiers worldwide.

  • Town halls address Ebola concerns

    Nov 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG hosted three town halls to educate the community on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Oct. 29 and the APG South (Edgewood) conference center Oct. 30.

  • Bugle calls return to APG

    Nov 13, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - After a five-year hiatus, bugle calls will return to APG Nov. 8.

  • Slideshow: Fort Jackson, Columbia celebrate Veterans Day

    Nov 13, 2014

    Fort Jackson celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony Nov. 7, 2014, at Post Headquarters. Fort Jackson Soldiers also participated in Columbia's Veterans Day parade Nov. 11, 2014.

  • FMWR offers military family specials throughout November

    Nov 13, 2014

    Each year, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation celebrates and honors military families though out the month of November. All month, families may take advantage of special offers.

  • Fort Drum community members raise issues during annual AFAP Conference

    Nov 13, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As Americans were flocking to the polls Nov. 4, Fort Drum community members also were making their voices heard.

  • Chaplain trains civilian counterparts on military funerals

    Nov 13, 2014

    A chaplain with the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School offered training to hospice chaplains about conducting funerals for veterans.

  • Major General Harry Greene remembered, honored at USAWC Alumni Memorial

    Nov 13, 2014

    A surprisingly pretty, crisp November day provided backdrop for a ceremony both somber and life-affirming. Friends, family, teammates, and Army War College classmates and faculty gathered today to honor the memory of Maj. Gen. Harold J. 'Harry' Greene at the USAWC Alumni Memorial. Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan on Aug. 5, 2014, he was buried at Arlington National Cemetery Aug. 15.

  • Fort Jackson holds town hall meeting to discuss Ebola concerns

    Nov 13, 2014

    Soldiers, residents and employees gathered at the Solomon Center last week to discuss preventive measures the installation is taking to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus on post.

  • Fort Jackson to host recycling event

    Nov 13, 2014

    America Recycles Day will be observed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday at the Fort Jackson Recycling Center.

  • Worth the journey

    Nov 12, 2014

    Three Boy Scouts achieved the rank of Eagle Scout during a ceremony here, Oct. 21. Blake Bair, Colt Boehringer, and Steven Shopa received the Eagle Scout Medal, which is the highest award from the Boy Scouts of America. The medals were pinned by 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Commander Col. Kevin Jacobi.

  • ESPN Salutes Warriors, Caregivers at BAMC

    Nov 12, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center warriors and their caregivers were featured on ESPN's SportsCenter throughout the day on Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2014. ESPN broadcast the show, featuring anchors Hannah Storm and Kevin Negandhi, from behind the Center for the Intrepid, BAMC's outpatient rehabilitation center.

  • Ex POW speaks at Detroit Arsenal for Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2014

    The Detroit Arsenal hosted a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 7 in the auditorium of Building 200 to pay tribute to veterans with a special program that included retired Air Force Lt. Col. Donald "Digger" O'Dell sharing the stories of his time spent as a prisoner of war in Vietnam.

  • Predator progress for the Arizona Air National Guard

    Nov 12, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona -The sounds of cheers, applause and an occasional "woohoo" filled the air as an MQ-1 Predator from the 162nd Wing lifted off and flew a set flight pattern at Libby Army Airfield, Nov. 5, marking the Arizona Air National Guard's first Predator flight on U.S. soil.

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