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  • Army Ground Forces Band to host "Salute to Veterans" performance

    Oct 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command's Army Ground Forces Band will honor Veterans with a performance at Fayetteville State University's J.W. Seabrook Auditorium Nov. 9.

  • Faces of the Fort: Focus on FLW veterans, part II

    Oct 30, 2014

    Joining the Army on a whim turned out to be one of the best impulse decisions one veteran and Fort Leonard Wood employee ever made.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Garrison farewells Hatfield, greets new CSM

    Oct 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Leonard Wood has a new command sergeant major.

  • IMCOM revises overseas tour policy to enhance development opportunities

    Oct 28, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (October 28, 2014) -- A new U.S. Army Installation Management Command policy, published today, will open development doors to its general schedule employees in grades nine and above by reducing a backlog of employees past their five-year overseas tour rotations and placing them in stateside positions to create a leadership development cycle.

  • Germany's ghouls and goblins

    Oct 28, 2014

    Monsters from German lore are sure to send shivers down any spine

  • Only at Watervliet, the terms 'lockout' and 'tagout' don't imply a labor issue or a wrestling match

    Oct 28, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. --When rumors began flowing through the arsenal that it was getting new 'lockout and tagout' procedures, some may have thought the arsenal was having a labor issue or that professional wrestling was coming here. The truth is, however, that unlike the labor strife of the 1930s or the gimmickry of professional wrestling, there will not be any trickery with the arsenal's new lockout-tagout program.

  • Virtual stage open to active-duty singers

    Oct 28, 2014

    Active-duty Service members still have an opportunity to submit videos online to compete for two of six finalist spots and a chance to be named the 2014 "Rising Star."

  • How parents can help keep their children from drugs

    Oct 28, 2014

    Parents often struggle with determining the appropriate age to discuss alcohol and drugs with their children. Here's why it's important to hold an open, honest conversation on the matter.

  • Bank on Banker: George Banker heads toward his 100th marathon start Sunday

    Oct 27, 2014

    When marathon enthusiast, Army Ten-Miler Operations Manager and Marine Corps Marathon Historian George Banker heads to the 2014 MCM starting line, he will be wearing bib number 100.

  • Asbestos can only pose danger when airborne

    Oct 27, 2014

    Many of the buildings on Fort Gordon contain asbestos, but they don't cause harm if left undisturbed, according to David Pickerell, garrison safety manager. Asbestos is potentially harmful only when crushed and inhaled.

  • Red Ribbon Week encourages healthy choices

    Oct 27, 2014

    Students chant "I love me, so I'm drug free!"

  • 54 disabled hunters participate in special 2-day deer hunt at Fort McCoy

    Oct 27, 2014

    FORT McCOY, WI -- Fifty-four disabled hunters took to the field for a special deer hunt on Fort McCoy's North Post Oct. 4-5. Each October, Wisconsin holds a nine-day gun deer hunt for people with disabilities. Since 2002, Fort McCoy has participated in the hunt, but for only two of those days, according to Wildlife Biologist David Beckmann from the Directorate of Public Works Natural Resources Branch (NRB).

  • Sean Little raps meaningful message at Hohenfels

    Oct 27, 2014

    Rapper uses hip-hop to inspire and encourage.

  • Fort McCoy FY 2014 training totals exceed 145,000

    Oct 27, 2014

    FORT McCOY, WI -- More than 145,000 personnel trained at Fort McCoy in fiscal year (FY) 2014 -- an increase of more than 20,000 from FY 2013. The training statistics, which are tracked by the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security (DPTMS), reflect a continuous increase in the variety of training opportunities used by Army Reserve, National Guard and active-duty military units, said DPTMS Training Division Chief Ed Carns. "The increase is due to an increase in the Army Reserve and the National Guard exercises as well as increases in the annual training, or extended combat training (ECT), numbers. Battle drill training, or weekend training, numbers stayed consistent to previous years," Carns said. The ECT numbers for FY 2014 show 96,388 service members trained at Fort McCoy. Battle drill totals were 48,783.

  • 1st Signal Brigade hosts "All Things Pacific" Week

    Oct 27, 2014

    As part of the focus on the Pacific, the 1st Signal Brigade hosted an "All Things Pacific" week Oct. 7-9 at USAG Yongsan to review the current and future state of signal capabilities, practices and projects in the region.

  • Biking for the alliance at the 8th Annual Wangbang International Mountain Bike Match.

    Oct 27, 2014

    Dongducheon, South Korea -- On October 19th, Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, took part in the 8th Annual Wangbang International Mountain Bike Match.

  • Standing up for yourself: Self Defense for Women

    Oct 27, 2014

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea -- Sexual Assault and Harassment has been a problem within the uniformed services since their beginning. Across every one of the armed services, leaders and Soldiers are working to end this scourge that demeans individuals and threatens unit morale and cohesion.

  • Rising up from the depths of sorrow: 9/11 prayer luncheon

    Oct 27, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 innocent lives were lost at the malicious hands of terrorism. Many current Soldiers began their careers on that day, and many more since have joined the Army to help ensure such an attack never happens on American soil again. Despite 13 years passing, the vow to 'Never Forget' the civilians and law enforcement lost that day still stands.

  • Thunder Medics train to save lives

    Oct 27, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- When treating a casualty on the battlefield, there is no time to waste. Every action taken is directly related to a Soldier's life in a crucial situation. In such circumstances, professionally trained health care specialists are greatly needed.

  • My Korea, My Life -- Staff Sgt. Felix Mena

    Oct 27, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- When Soldiers first arrive in Korea, the culture may seem unfamiliar. However, it doesn't take long to find out that South Korea has its arms wide open to newcomers. Korea offers American Soldiers an almost infinite number of opportunities to go out and experience the country and immerse themselves in its culture.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony marks beginning of construction of new medical center

    Oct 27, 2014

    U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. and German dignitaries broke ground Oct. 24, 2014, to signify the start of construction of the Rhine Ordnance Barracks Medical Center Replacement in Germany, which is scheduled to replace the U.S. Army's Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and the Ramstein Air Base Clinic.

  • Guidon unveiled during CID activation ceremony

    Oct 24, 2014

    32nd CID MP Detachment (CID): Prior to the detachment receiving its guidon, the Fort Gordon CID office was a resident agency with the 37th MP Det., located at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The detachment is responsible for felony criminal investigation support to local commanders, service members, civilians, and family members with a U.S. Army connection within its assigned area of operation. On order, the office deploys individual agents to locations worldwide to provide personal protective security and felony investigative support to U.S. Army and Joint Force commanders.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers lend hand in community

    Oct 24, 2014

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Mowing lawns, painting fences and even moving an old jalopy -- those are a few ways Fort Riley Soldiers pitched in to help senior citizens in the area through the Intergenerational Clearinghouse And Resource Educational, or I.C.A.R.E., Center.

  • Lady Troopers support Fort Riley Soldiers, families

    Oct 24, 2014

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- "Come help yourself … Fill your plate … We don't want you to go without … You're going to wish you had two … Have more -- plenty, plenty." As a line of Soldiers helped themselves to a smorgasbord of homemade baked treats and candies, Patt Bruzina urged them to take more, one candy bar surely wouldn't be enough

  • Fort Riley DES offers CPR, AED training

    Oct 24, 2014

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Saving lives -- that's what Fort Riley's CPR and automated external defibrillator, or AED, training is all about. "If you save that one life, that's what makes this all worthwhile," said Richard Watson, health and safety officer, Directorate of Emergency Services, who organizes the ongoing training. "You get the training, apply it to everyday life and just be ready. You never know when it's going to happen."

  • Celebrating National Public Lands Day

    Oct 24, 2014

    Citizen stewardship and volunteerism are two very important aspects in keeping New England District projects maintained and looking beautiful. Although this takes place many times throughout the year, it is most concentrated during National Public Lands Day. Every year a call goes out to local residents asking that they come help celebrate their local public lands by performing cleanup work and improvement projects. Every year the call is answered by hundreds of volunteers who aren't afraid to get a little dirty.

  • MPs 'take the ride' during stun gun training at Fort Riley

    Oct 24, 2014

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - A crackling buzz, a groan and a wince. "It was pain I had never felt before," said Sgt. 1st Class Michael Hile, 116th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion. "My entire body tensed up. I couldn't move, couldn't talk. I know I was yelling … but I couldn't control anything at all."

  • Red ribbons return in October

    Oct 24, 2014

    Events this week draw attention to keeping community's youth drug-free

  • Garrison safety encourages Ansbach to have safe, fun Halloween

    Oct 24, 2014

    Halloween is Oct. 31, and superheroes, ghosts, goblins and more will overrun the streets at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach.

  • ASBP holds blood drive at Katterbach Fitness Center

    Oct 24, 2014

    Armed Services Blood Center in Europe held a blood drive at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Katterbach Fitness Center recently.

  • Great ShakeOut teaches 'Drop, Cover and Hold On' to Belvoir

    Oct 23, 2014

    Members of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir learned how to "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" in the event of an earthquake during the 2014 Great ShakeOut drill Oct. 14. The event taught employees to drop to the ground, take cover by getting under a sturdy desk or table and hold on while being prepared to move with the object of cover until the shaking stops.

  • STEAM Day keeps Families aware of importance of learning

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Belvoir Elementary School staff and teachers invited students and their parents to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Day, Saturday to improve children's interests in STEAM activities. Nancy Rowland, STEAM coordinator at the school, said about 500 students and their Families attended the event, which had multiple stations to teach them about each of the STEAM subject areas.

  • Annual community breakfast showcases growth, partnerships

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Garrison hosted its annual community breakfast Thursday, inviting local community leaders to discuss issues and how to improve partnerships.

  • Slideshow: A hands-on history lesson

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Jackson, S.C., marked National Archaeology Month Oct. 18, 2014, with a Family Field Day event at Twin Lakes. Visitors were asked to participate in a public archaeological excavation.

  • RIA Soldiers visit Bettendorf Middle School career fair

    Oct 23, 2014

  • Soldiers represent Fort Jackson in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 23, 2014

    Sixteen Soldiers from various units represented Fort Jackson in the 30th Army Ten-Miler Oct. 12 in Washington. The Soldiers competed on three teams in the active duty mixed division and the active duty men's division.

  • Fall Festival draws 2,000 to Fort Sill

    Oct 23, 2014

    Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area turned into a zombieland as Fort Sill's FMRW hosted its Second Annual Fall Festival Oct. 18. About 2,000 people turned out for the festivities which included a 5k zombie obstacle course trail run, pumpkin patch, zombie movie marathon and zombie paintball hunt.

  • Secretary of the Army 2014 Energy and Water Management Awards Announced

    Oct 23, 2014

    Recipients of the 2014 Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Awards have been announced.

  • Drill sergeants, cadre test for German Armed Forces Badge

    Oct 23, 2014

    Drill sergeants and cadre from two 434th Field Artillery Brigade battalions tested for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency Aug. 25-28.

  • Career offers come to Sill for transitioning Soldiers‏

    Oct 23, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers getting out of the Army may not have to leave the installation before finding their next career. Fort Sill Garrison is partnering with national companies who want to train, certify and hire Soldiers, and they want to do it all in what was formerly the RecPlex, now the Industrial Training Center.

  • Lightning Challenge -- 165th cadre put to test

    Oct 23, 2014

    The 165th Infantry Brigade conducted its semiannual Lightning Challenge Friday -- a daylong competition to test the stamina and technical competence of the officers, non-commissioned officers and cadre in the brigade on a variety of physical and mental tasks.

  • Healthy Relationship? Bingo! -- FAP takes creative approach to domestic violence prevention

    Oct 23, 2014

    More than 30 Fort Jackson couples took the opportunity to go on a date night and improve their relationship skills during the Family Advocacy Program's Healthy Relationship Bingo event Tuesday at the Joe E. Mann Center.

  • Drill sergeant awarded Purple Heart Medal

    Oct 23, 2014

    A field artilleryman-turned drill-sergeant was awarded the Purple Heart Medal Oct. 17 in front of his Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • Faces of the Fort: Focus on FLW veterans, part I

    Oct 23, 2014

    Nearly half of the more than 3,200 Department of the Army civilian employees on Fort Leonard Wood traded in their military uniforms for civilian attire.

  • Venture crew learns survival skills

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Twice a month, a group of teens known as the 1917 Venture Crew meet at APG's Bayside Community Center to plan new adventures. The crew, which formed last year, is the largest in Harford County, with 16 registered members.

  • Fort Leonard Wood to host Special Olympics games

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood is partnering with Special Olympics Missouri to host the 2015 SOMO State Indoor Games.

  • APG provides resources, services for domestic violence victims

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All branches of the Department of Defense observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October. The 2014 theme is "relationships should be safe, respectful and positive."

  • USAMRIID supports Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa

    Oct 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases is playing a significant role in assisting the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa.

  • Arsenal awards largest electrical contract in a generation

    Oct 21, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced this month that it has awarded a $4.2 million contract to a New York construction company to upgrade the arsenal's main power substation. "This will be the largest and most important electrical project the arsenal has undertaken in nearly 30 years," Dedjoe said. "We have been working on the design for this power station for more than two years and it comes none too soon as the current power station is more than 50 years old."

  • Convoy advisory for Honolulu

    Oct 20, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army is advising motorists to be alert and drive with care as the 25th Infantry Division conducts a series of convoys from Schofield Barracks to Dillingham Airfield, 21 Oct.

  • Walk Raises Fort Detrick Community Breast Cancer Awareness

    Oct 20, 2014

    More than 200 people turned out for the seventh annual Fort Detrick Army Community Services/Exceptional Family Member Program breast cancer walk on Fort Detrick, held Oct. 9, walking more than 300 miles.

  • USAMRIID Welcomes New Sergeant Major

    Oct 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Darryl W. Warren and welcomed Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Brooks at the change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 1.

  • Small businesses essential to Huntsville Center success

    Oct 20, 2014

    "The truth is we couldn't deliver our programs without them -- when you get to the actual execution of projects, there's a business that's part of our team. We need them to get the work done," Col. Robert J. Ruch said during the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Small Business Forum Oct. 15. The commander spoke to approximately 250 business owners and representatives about Huntsville Center's mission and potential contracting opportunities.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers honor Hispanic Americans

    Oct 17, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii - Performing traditional Latin and Spanish American dances and songs Soldier from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division celebrated the diverse culture of Hispanic people Oct. 15 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers honor Hispanic Americans

    Oct 17, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- Performing traditional Latin and Spanish American dances and songs Soldier from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division celebrated the diverse culture of Hispanic people Oct. 15 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Cobra Medic Combat Water Survival Training

    Oct 17, 2014

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company C, 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division conducted Combat Water Survival Training (CWST) while simultaneously implementing their Medic Table VI and Basic Life Support (BLS) skills with an Automated External Defribulator (AED) on Oct. 1 at Helamano Military Reserve in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

  • First Army Welcomes the "Paddle Pilgrim"

    Oct 17, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- A journey down the Mississippi River made for a fascinating topic during a special First Army weekly Bible study. Dave Ellingson, a Lutheran pastor and psychology professor at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, Wash., spoke Oct 15 to First Army Soldiers and civilians about his physical, mental and spiritual journey kayaking the entire 2,350-mile length of the "Mighty Mississippi."

  • Parents learn ways to protect their children online

    Oct 17, 2014

    Fort Gordon invited parents and the post community to the program, "Securing Your Children From Cyber Criminals." It is part of the many activities and trainings offered this month, which is Army Cyber Security Month.

  • Fort Gordon officials look toward post future layout

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Installation Area Development Plan Practicum is held every five to six years. The purpose of the workshop was to take one of the installation's four development areas and create a detailed plan going through the area's architectural landscaping, roadways, buildable land, and non-buildable land to determine a plot for the future of the installation.

  • Speaker brings powerful message to end domestic violence

    Oct 17, 2014

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Fort Gordon's Family Advocacy Program is encouraging the community to be cognizant of it year-round in an effort to end the violence. In recognition of domestic violence, Fort Gordon held its Domestic Violence Awareness Month Command Program Oct. 7 in Alexander Hall. The following day, a professional workshop was held at the Gordon Conference and Catering Center.

  • Army Medicine Today and Tomorrow: Key Trusted Professional for the Army

    Oct 17, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, The Surgeon General, was the featured speaker at the Military Family Forum on Oct. 13. The forum was held during the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The theme for this year's meeting was "Trusted Professionals--Today and Tomorrow."

  • Marines, Soldiers ride for safety

    Oct 17, 2014

    Soldiers and Marines from the National Capital Region participated in a motorcycle safety ride Oct. 9 to promote camaraderie amongst seasoned and new riders. The ride began on the Henderson Hall portion of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and ended at Chancellorsville Battlefield in Fredericksburg, Va.

  • Joint base Soldier takes culinary skills to TV show

    Oct 17, 2014

    What does Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Sgt. Sarah Deckert have in common with TV chefs Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray and Gordon Ramsay? She recently spent time cooking with another TV chef, Jeff Henderson, for an episode of his show, "Flip My Food."

  • 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day gives special thanks to Vietnam veterans

    Oct 17, 2014

    United States military retirees gathered at Spates Community Club on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall Oct. 10 for the base's 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Announces Open House of Historic Courtroom

    Oct 17, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its quarterly Public Open House of Grant Hall's historic third-floor courtroom, located on the Fort McNair side of the Joint Base in southwest Washington D.C., from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

  • Runnin' with Army style

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Active Duty Men Masters (40 years and older) team took third place in this year's Army Ten-Miler, with a combined finishing time of 4:14:04.

  • Brig. Gen. Cavoli details off-post uniform wear, behavior for U.S. Army in Bavaria

    Oct 17, 2014

    The top Army official in the Bavarian military community is reminding DOD personnel and their families to use caution and follow antiterrorism personal protective measures already in place.

  • ASC conducts worldwide communications exercise

    Oct 17, 2014

  • Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.

  • 35th CSSB hosts Hispanic Heritage Month observance

    Oct 17, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 17, 2014) -- The Hispanic Heritage Month observance was held on Oct. 9 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here, to recognized the Hispanic cultures that impact military communities.

  • Grab your meal from Thunder Express

    Oct 17, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, enjoy healthy breakfast meals at the grand opening of Thunder Express October 15, 2014 at the 70th Brigade Support Battalion Headquarters on Camp Casey, South Korea. Thunder Express is a grab-and-go truck for Soldiers that do not have the time to go to the dining facility. It will be stationed there on a daily basis with three hearty menus to choose from.

  • Workgroups refine, prioritize 15 issues at FY15 AFAP conference

    Oct 17, 2014

    Twenty-two volunteers gathered Oct. 7 through 9 for this year's Army Family Action Plan conference to define, prioritize and make recommendations on 15 issues that affect the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade community.

  • Hot Chelle Rae tours Korea

    Oct 16, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- A lively, although somewhat sparse, crowd was on hand to greet the band Hot Chelle Rae, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center, Oct. 14. Most of those in attendance spent the entire concert up front enjoying the band, singing along with the songs they knew and catching guitar pics. The band played for about 75 minutes, featuring its well known hit songs "Tonight, Tonight," "I Like it Like That," and more. Following the concert, 30 people (who waited in line for most of the afternoon for the chance) got to meet, get autographs and take photos with them. -- U.S. Army photos by Steven Hoover

  • Humphreys AFAP seeks to improve services offered

    Oct 16, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Whether it is registering a vehicle or handing out equipment at one of the fitness centers, the services, programs and quality of life initiatives here would not be what they are without community members like those who participated in the Army Family Action Plan Conference, Oct. 1-2. AFAP, which has been around for 31 years, is the Army's grassroots process to identify and elevate the most significant quality of life issues impacting Soldiers (all components), retirees, civilians and families, to senior leaders for action. Information provided through the AFAP process gives commanders and leaders insight into current satisfaction detractors, quality of life needs and the expectations of Army constituents. Leadership uses the information to affect changes that improve standards of living and support programs.

  • 94th Engineer Battalion cases colors

    Oct 16, 2014

    The wheelchair-bound former sergeant settled into the spot reserved for the distinguished guest as he watched his former battalion march onto Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field one last time.

  • Washington Wizards practice at Fort Belvoir

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Belvoir military personnel and their Families got a unique opportunity to meet professional National Basketball Association players when the Washington Wizards conducted an exhibition practice session to support the Salute to our Troops program, Monday at Wells Field House.

  • New fire station will resemble historic district, meet new requirements

    Oct 16, 2014

    A new fire station is being constructed on Fort Belvoir's South Post that will enable the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services to better serve the installation.

  • Salute from the Chief - A special Twilight Tattoo

    Oct 16, 2014

    Join Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, for a special Twilight Tattoo program to recognize four Americans for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.

  • Workshop teaches healthy relationships, supporting survivors

    Oct 16, 2014

    As part of Family Advocate Program's Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention team is hosting "Can I Kiss You?" a workshop about reducing sexual assault and teaching ways to develop healthy, successful relationships.

  • 2-18th Field Artillery Regiment wins two tournaments

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers in 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment celebrated a first place in not one flag football tournament, but two.

  • 'We' leader promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 16, 2014

    A highly accomplished Army officer and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran was sworn into the ranks of general officers last week.

  • Power of humor emphasized during disability awareness event

    Oct 16, 2014

    Members of the Fort Belvoir community learned the importance of recognizing accomplishments made by men and women with disabilities during the Belvoir Equal Employment Opportunity office's National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebration at the Community Center, Thursday.

  • Five judges join Army's Court of Criminal Appeals

    Oct 16, 2014

    Five judges were selected by Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, the Judge Advocate General, to become part of the Army's Court of Criminal appeals during an investiture ceremony, Oct. 9 at the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency.

  • Commandant promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The field artillery branch has one of the Army's newest brigadier generals as its leader. Brig. Gen. William Turner, FA School Commandant and chief of FA, was promoted Oct. 9 on Old Post Quadrangle.

  • Hunting with heroes: Funds raised benefit wounded warriors

    Oct 16, 2014

    Oct. 11 marked the culmination of a weeklong hunt to benefit wounded warriors, and with the funds raised through the event, Fort Rucker is giving back to Soldiers.

  • Evolving history: Museum reworks displays to keep perspective fresh

    Oct 16, 2014

    Museums are a record of the slow, constant change and evolution in the world that people participate in every day, and this record itself is constantly being updated at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum by a staff that recognizes the importance of building the future on the foundations of the past.

  • Top honors: Fort Rucker Primary School teacher up for national award

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Rucker is no stranger to awards when it comes to excellence, and one teacher has taken that winning spirit and used it to educate the installation's youth.

  • Giving back: Organizers hopeful of meeting CFC goal

    Oct 16, 2014

    People on Fort Rucker have given generously to the Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign, but the work is far from over as the campaign pushes on.

  • Fort Rucker welcomes local clergy to bolster spiritual strength

    Oct 16, 2014

    Leaders of faiths spanning the religious spectrum convened on post Oct. 9 in recognition of Clergy Appreciation Day, sponsored by the Fort Rucker Religious Support Office.

  • New York ROTC team honors cadet at Army 10-mile race

    Oct 16, 2014

    Robert Jahn, an international food distributor from upstate New York, lost his son Trevor, an ROTC Cadet and a senior at Ithaca college, in a car accident in 2005. Now, Robert sponsors a team of Cadets and cadre from the area in the Army Ten Miler each year, in memory of his son.

  • FLW holds 5k for Domestic Violence Awareness

    Oct 16, 2014

    About 100 people braved the rain and cooler temperatures Saturday to participate in Fort Leonard Wood's third monthly 5k run at the Davidson Fitness Center.

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Hispanic heritage with Latin rhythms, education

    Oct 16, 2014

    The smell of traditional Mexican cuisine and the sound of Latin rhythms filled the room during last week's National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

  • Engineer reading list turns from pages to online digits

    Oct 16, 2014

    Traditional reading for the U.S. Army Engineer School has progressed from pages to online digits with the introduction of the Engineer Regiment's Resource Menu.

  • 94th Engineer Battalion cases colors

    Oct 16, 2014

    The wheelchair-bound former sergeant settled into the spot reserved for the distinguished guest as he watched his former battalion march onto Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field one last time.

  • Frontier Army Days provides glimpse of 19th century Soldier life

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Sill hosted its sixth annual Frontier Army Days -- a living history program designed to give children and adults the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience through re-enactment and historical storytelling about 19th century Soldiers in the Midwest.

  • MPs build resiliency with CIPS

    Oct 16, 2014

    Ten years after it's conception, the U.S. Army Military Police School's Critical Incident Peer Support Course based out of Fort Leonard Wood is still going strong.

  • 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade expands spouse's tour

    Oct 16, 2014

    The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade and its family readiness group continues to build upon the battalion's newcomers spouse tour to familiarize spouses about resources offered in the Lawton-Fort Sill community.

  • Task Force returns from security mission

    Oct 16, 2014

    More than 80 Soldiers from Task Force Charlie, composed of Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, returned home to Fort Sill Oct. 10 to the cheers of excited family, friends, Soldiers and community members.

  • Scholarships available to Service members, families

    Oct 16, 2014

    The price for a college education can be very expensive. Barbara Martin, Army Community Services Employment Readiness Program manager, said the more college scholarships military dependents can receive the less money they will have coming out of their pockets.

  • Fort Jackson activates 10th Basic Combat Training Battalion

    Oct 16, 2014

    A provisional battalion for Basic Combat Training is activating on Fort Jackson this week. Designated the "Lightning Battalion," the new organization is a product of consolidating Soldiers from five companies from around the installation.

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