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  • Breckenheim leaders get a look at airfield

    Sep 11, 2014

  • National Preparedness Month: Be smart, take part, prepare

    Sep 11, 2014

  • Wiesbaden welcomes American volksmarch club

    Sep 11, 2014

  • Soldiers shake off two-week exercise with Bde. run

    Sep 11, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Brinton, the senior enlisted advisor for 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, leads brigade noncommissioned officers and enlisted Soldiers on a espirit de corps run August 29, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The run was in celebration of completing the two-week long Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise and focused on building unit cohesion and morale within the brigade.

  • Newest Intrepid Spirit Center opens at Campbell

    Sep 11, 2014

    The newest Intrepid Spirit Center officially opened at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Sept. 8, 2014.

  • 'Top Dog' Honor Awarded To Fort Meade Handler

    Sep 10, 2014

    In just nine months, Spc. Johnathan Mendoza and his military working dog Canto have developed a working relationship beyond handler and canine.

  • Tobacco Kills. Period.

    Sep 10, 2014

    In June Major League Baseball fans mourned the death of Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Fame outfielder and accomplished hitter. He died from salivary gland cancer, a form of oral cancer. Gwynn attributed his cancer to the smokeless tobacco that he used throughout his entire career. Most people know that tobacco can cause heart disease, stroke, cancer of the lung, liver, pancreas and bladder, and a host of other diseases. But most users don't consider what tobacco does to the site where they actually place it -- their mouth.

  • New parking structure opens up 600 spaces

    Sep 10, 2014

    New parking structure opens up 600 spaces

  • Hainerberg Chapel opens for Night of the Churches

    Sep 10, 2014

    Hainerberg Chapel opens for Night of the Churches

  • Under secretary sees science behind the Soldier

    Sep 10, 2014

    The afternoon started with a fireball, and finished with Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson chatting with senior non-commissioned officers about the science behind the Soldier.

  • Sometimes the 'Golden Years' aren't so golden

    Sep 10, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- For every generation of arsenal workers, there have been pitfalls, if not significant challenges to their ability to enjoy life after they departed the arsenal fence line for the last time. From the depressions in the 1830s, 1890s, and the 1930s, to the Great Recession of recent years, the arsenal workforce has had to adjust to events beyond their control in order to provide for their families and for themselves in later years. Sometimes the Golden Years aren't so golden.

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB help promote suicide prevention in September

    Sep 10, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, the command team from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and members of the USAG Ansbach's Army Substance Abuse Program help promote September as Suicide Prevention Month.

  • Cyclists take final turns on historic Fat Tire Race

    Sep 10, 2014

    Marshall Center rider reflects on the last Fat Tire Race, closing of Kean's Lodge in Garmisch

  • Soldier's sleight of hand wows at magic show

    Sep 10, 2014

    Justin Craigen proves there's more than meets the eye at The Zone.

  • Story Walk features tales on the trail

    Sep 10, 2014

    Families enjoy stories on the go along Hohenfels' new Story Walk Trail

  • 1st Signal Brigade provides communications support during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise

    Sep 10, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade is a key component in providing communications services to customers across the Korean Peninsula and proved to be up to the challenge during the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 exercise.

  • World Class Athlete Program Soldier set for Invictus

    Sep 10, 2014

    Sgt. Ryan McIntosh of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program intends to win six medals in the inaugural Invictus Games, scheduled for Sept. 10-14, 2014, in London. The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded, ill and injured service members and military veterans from 14 nations.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th Inf. Div. conducts motorcycle safety training

    Sep 9, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- On average, the Army loses the equivalent of a company formation in off-duty accidents each year. These tragic deaths affect a unit's combat readiness.

  • Army Reserve command sergeant major addresses 80th Training Command senior NCOs

    Sep 9, 2014

  • Vietnam Vets Return to Unit

    Sep 9, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry's Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia association reunited with its old unit on Fort Irwin, California, Sept. 5 as a special destination of this year's Annual Reunion in Las Vegas, Sept. 6.

  • Doughboy, Order of St. George recipients recognized

    Sep 9, 2014

    Five longtime supporters of the Infantry and Armor branches of the Army were honored for their contributions Sept. 9 during the annual Maneuver Dinner at the National Infantry Museum.

  • Maneuver Conference kicks off

    Sep 9, 2014

    The 2014 Maneuver Warfighter Conference officially kicked off Sept. 9, as Maneuver Center of Excellence Commanding General Maj. Gen. Scott Miller took the stage to welcome conference guests to Fort Benning.

  • Medal of Honor nominee reflects on Vietnam battle

    Sep 9, 2014

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins, an Opelika, Alabama, resident, is scheduled to receive the Medal of Honor during a Sept. 15, 2014, ceremony at the White House.

  • Fort Campbell Intrepid Center, third of nine completed nationwide

    Sep 9, 2014

    Members of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), along with senior Army leaders and dignitaries, dedicate the new $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center Sept. 8, 2014 at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Fort Campbell Center is the third of nine completed nationwide.

  • Logistics Readiness Center-Fort Riley, 407th AFSB, collects food for national drive

    Sep 9, 2014

    The Logistics Readiness Center-Fort Riley, 407th Army Field Support Brigade, conducted a food drive in support of the "Feds Feed Families" Food Drive Campaign on Aug. 22, collecting about 366 pounds of food.

  • FRR project completing renovation of historic Air Force Personnel Center

    Sep 9, 2014

    Renovations ongoing for a number of years at the U.S. Air Force Personnel Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Texas are nearly complete, and while the exterior of Building 499 has been restored to its historic look, the interior has significantly changed.

  • Full-scale exercise to take place at USAG Ansbach mid-October

    Sep 9, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach is scheduled to conduct a full-scale exercise for emergency preparedness throughout the garrison on Oct. 17.

  • Scouts explore Ubungsdorf

    Sep 9, 2014

    BMC Boy Scouts invade the Hohenfels Training Area

  • 3rd ADA Soldiers lend a helping hand

    Sep 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It was back to school for more than just school children last week, when Soldiers from Alpha Battery, 3rd Air Defense Artillery (JLENS) descended on Magnolia Middle School in Joppa Maryland, for a community service project Aug. 22.

  • APG community commends volunteers

    Sep 8, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG Army Community Service hosted its annual volunteer recognition ceremony at Top of the Bay Aug. 21.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • Fort Detrick Celebrates Women's Right to Vote

    Sep 8, 2014

    Fort Detrick employees commemorated the 94th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement by attending an event for Women's Equality Day, Aug. 26.

  • Command Receives First Motorcycle Mentor

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center Director, Col. Daniel Kral, was selected as the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's first senior motorcycle mentor. Kral was chosen as the command's senior mentor to help improve the units' safety and motorcycle mentorship programs. This selection was based on his extensive motorcycle experience, including 37 years of riding, as well as his personal passion for reducing military casualties through mentorship.

  • Paying attention while driving saves your, others' lives

    Sep 8, 2014

    In a recent survey, distracted driving was identified as one of the top five health concerns of members living in the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community.

  • 1-71 Cavalry trains with Dragoons in Canada

    Sep 8, 2014

    Cavalry scouts from Fort Drum, New York, encountered a unique training experience when they had an opportunity to work alongside members of the Canadian Royal Dragoons, Aug. 11-20, 2014, in Petawawa, Canada.

  • Asset recovery mission reclaims, recycles C4ISR equipment

    Sep 5, 2014

    A three-phase asset recovery, disposal and training mission has resulted in millions of dollars of work for Tobyhanna while recycling more than 750,00 pounds of scrap metal. The mission was completed last month at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas.

  • Program enables surgeons to save sawed-off thumb

    Sep 5, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, has launched a formal microvascular surgery program to better serve military and civilian trauma patients throughout the region.

  • Special Operations is part of Army Intelligence Heritage

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Special Operations is part of Army Intelligence Heritage

  • Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

  • Force protection exercise proves successful at Fort Huachuca

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On Aug. 27 at approximately 8 a.m., an active shooter in the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion "shot" and "killed" a noncommissioned officer during a morning formation in Prosser Village, on Fort Huachuca.

  • Women's Equality Day: FH celebrates at Alvarado Hall

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, arizona - "Celebrating Women's Right to Vote" is this year's theme, commemorating the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the equal right to vote.

  • It's a Thin Line for prescription use, misuse, abuse; dispose of unused drugs Sept. 27

    Sep 5, 2014

    Nearly one out of 20 Soldiers misuse painkillers, says the website It's a Thin Line. The website is part of a campaign designed to educate Soldiers, their friends and families and the provider community about the dangers of prescription drug misuse and abuse.

  • High Tech Tools Save Lives Faster, Cheaper, Smarter

    Sep 5, 2014

    U.S. Southern Command's Science, Technology and Experimentation division wowed the crowd at the Conference Center of the Americas on Wednesday, showcasing a wide spectrum of technologies that could help in disaster relief and humanitarian operations. The cutting-edge gadgetry included drones, portable water purification equipment, satellite communications that fits in luggage, and a device that breaks through language barriers with ease.

  • First Team Commander 'hangs out' from Afghanistan

    Sep 5, 2014

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- During a deployment, keeping Family and community leaders informed back on the home front is an important responsibility of the unit commander.

  • SHARP training conducted on Camp Zama

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 5, 2014) -- Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training was conducted on Sept. 2 at the Camp Zama Chapel, here. Russell Strand, chief of the Behavioral Sciences Educational and Training Division, U.S. Army Military Police School, talked to several of Camp Zama's senior leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

  • Women's Equality discussed at community event

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- A Women's Equality Observance was hosted by the USAG Humphreys and 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade Equal Opportunity Offices, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center Aug. 25. The event featured a discussion panel moderated by Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew D. McCoy, Humphreys Garrison command sergeant major. The discussion centered on various subjects regarding Women's Equality. The panel members, who came from various walks of life, were (pictured): Lt. Col. Vanessa Ragsdale, the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion commander; Suzanne James, Humphreys Army Community Service director; 1st Lt. John Walker, the 52nd Ordnance Company executive officer; Sgt. 1st Class Wayne Seeley, the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Equal Opportunity advisor; Sgt. Siphra Tchoua, a USAG Humphreys Headquarters chaplain assistant; and Pvt. Han Jae-bak, the USAG Humphreys Equal Opportunity assistant. -- U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Cho Jeong-won

  • September is Suicide Prevention, Awareness Month

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- September is designated as Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. Throughout the month the Army Substance Abuse, Suicide Prevention Program will host activities that will focus on the prevention and intervention of suicide. The activities include setting up information tables throughout the community, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) Workshops and appearances by motivational speakers on topics relating to suicide and its prevention. Last year, there were approximately 329 completed suicides within the Army. The statistical data includes Active Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Department of the Army civilians and family members. The demographics and race of those that committed suicide included Caucasian, African American and Asian; Fort Bliss, Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, Fort Campbell and USAG Humphreys.

  • Humphreys children head back to school

    Sep 4, 2014

    Students from Humphreys Central Elementary School and Humphreys Middle/High School came by foot, car, bus, bicycle and skateboard to begin the second year in the new schools. Joyce Diggs, HCES principal and Shelly Kennedy, HM/HS principal, welcomed about 978 total students to the schools. A slight drizzle put a small damper on the welcome back festivities, but once the children were inside the buildings, they knew they were starting on a new adventure. At the high school, following the raising of the flags, students went to the auditorium, where Kennedy and other school staff welcomed the students and got them started on their new school year. At HCES, students were welcomed by teachers, staff and members of Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers volunteers as they entered the building. Following some housekeeping and rules announcements, and some welcoming comments from Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew D. McCoy, Humphreys Garrison command sergeant major, Diggs rang the bell to begin the school year. To see more pictures from this event, go to https://www.flickr.com/photos/usaghumphreys/sets/72157646860229252/ -- U.S. Army photos by Steven Hoover

  • A trip to Shenandoah National Park

    Sep 4, 2014

    Shenandoah National Park (U.S. National Park Service) is located 75 miles from Washington D.C., perfect for a day-trip or even a weekend getaway. The park boasts spectacular views and serene woodlands, along with 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

  • IMCOM Commander visits Carlisle Barracks

    Sep 4, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, Commander, U.S., Army IMCOM and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, toured Carlisle Barracks and the Army War College during a visit Sept. 2.

  • ASIST classes equip servicemembers, civilians with first-aid intervention skills

    Sep 4, 2014

    Servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians will learn first-aid intervention skills to help prevent the immediate risk of suicide during Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) at Barden Education Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 23-24.

  • Back-to-school: What drivers, Families should know to stay safe

    Sep 4, 2014

    Children are heading back-to-school, which means more children are on the roads, waiting at the bus stop or walking to school. Drivers and Families can help lower the risk of injury or death, by following a few safety rules.

  • Retirees learn about resources, receive thanks during Retiree Appreciation Day

    Sep 4, 2014

    Retired servicemembers in the National Capital Region can learn about resources available to them at Fort Belvoir and in the local community during the Directorate of Human Resources Retiree Appreciation Day at Barden Education Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 12.

  • Group provides sense of community for home schooling Families on Belvoir

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Belvoir Home Educator's group hosted an ice cream social for home-schooling Families Wednesday at the George Washington Village Community Center.

  • Fairfax County schools now have full-length Mondays

    Sep 4, 2014

    Fairfax county schools are undergoing some calendar changes this school year. The schools will no longer have early release days every Monday, which Dawn Hendrick, principal of Woodlawn Elementary School, said will help out both parents and teachers.

  • Boot Camp: Fall fitness program features new schedule, workouts

    Sep 4, 2014

    Summer is winding down and cooler weather is approaching, but the 2014 Fall Boot Camp is keeping the heat alive with its intense workouts designed to get participants in tip-top shape.

  • FCC: Program offers career, child care opportunities

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Family Child Care program not only offers a way for Families to find quality child care providers who welcome children into their homes and offer safe child care services, but also provides a unique employment opportunity for those who wish to become providers.

  • Help wanted: Riding Stables seeks volunteers for fall events

    Sep 4, 2014

    Volunteers have a dramatic impact on the success of Fort Rucker community programs.

  • Register early to vote absentee

    Sep 4, 2014

    The 2014 mid-term elections take place Nov. 4 with campaigns in full swing between now and then for 36 U.S. Senate seats, all 435 House of Representatives seats and 35 state governorships.

  • Soldier for Life: Center helps transition Soldiers to civilians

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Fort Rucker Soldier for Life Center is not only a place for Soldiers transitioning out of the military -- new Soldiers will soon become very familiar with Soldier for Life starting in October.

  • Celebrating diversity: Hispanic Heritage Month events honor culture

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Army is a mixing bowl of cultures that produces Soldiers who recognize bonds that extend beyond each others' backgrounds, but celebrating those different backgrounds that make up the Army is one way Soldiers can make their Army bonds even stronger.

  • SHARP program works for victims

    Sep 4, 2014

    Sexual assault affects victims for a lifetime, and one way the Army is helping to mitigate the traumatic effects those victims face is by providing victim advocates.

  • Force protection exercise: Fort Rucker teams with community responders

    Sep 4, 2014

    The familiar howl of the giant voice rang out Aug. 27, alerting the installation of the post-wide exercise that had first responders scrambling to think on their feet.

  • Exercise tests Fort Sill's emergency, security reponses

    Sep 4, 2014

    Fort Sill conducted its annual full-scale disaster drill to test its emergency responses and procedures. The exercise involved virtually every active-duty unit, tenant agency and all the garrison directorates, as the fort implemented its highest security condition.

  • Fort Sill retiree appreciation set for Sept. 18-20

    Sep 4, 2014

    Fort Sill's 36th Annual Retiree Appreciation Days will be Sept. 18-20. Between 400 and 600 military retirees and their families from as far away as Missouri and Kansas are expected.

  • 31st ADA Brigade FRG brings resources to Soldiers, families

    Sep 4, 2014

    The 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery family readiness group and Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers representatives held the first battalion meet-and-greet. The event brought together over 20 representatives from local universities, on-post resources and community groups.

  • Do your part: Month raises security awareness

    Sep 4, 2014

  • Distinguished honor

    Sep 4, 2014

  • Soldier represents post at Military World tourney

    Sep 4, 2014

    Going by the number of wins in the scorebook, this year's Military World Softball Tournament was hardly a success for the Wounded Warriors team. However, it was a personal victory for Wounded Warriors' infielder Sgt. 1st Class Carlo Adame, who returned to the sport he loved more than two years after sustaining a life-changing injury.

  • Program assists families with special needs children

    Sep 4, 2014

    Program assists families with special needs children

  • Family of Year nominations sought

    Sep 4, 2014

  • More than 40 countries represented at annual event

    Sep 4, 2014

    International students from more than 40 different countries filled Nutter Field House for the Know Your World Exposition Friday.

  • MSCoE publishes leader development strategy

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, one of eight centers of excellence in the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command, has published a leader development strategy that addresses the frameworks and competencies that enable Maneuver Support men and women to assure the mobility, freedom of action, and protection of Army units in unified land operations.

  • Post-wide CAIRA exercise meets annual requirements

    Sep 4, 2014

    After three months of hard work and planning, the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Surety Office's quarterly Chemical Accident Incident Response and Assistance exercise was carried out on Aug. 26.

  • Wounded, ill, injured Army athletes join U.S. team at inaugural Invictus Games in London

    Sep 4, 2014

    Twenty-two wounded, ill and injured Army Soldiers and Veterans will join representatives from all branches of the United States military as part of the 100-member US Team at the inaugural Invictus Games in London, September 10-14, 2014. The Invictus Games were inspired by Prince Harry's visit to the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado where a British team joined U.S. military teams in archery, shooting, cycling, swimming, track and field, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball competitions.

  • 14th MP Brigade hosts inaugural Ultimate Warrior Challenge

    Sep 4, 2014

    For two grueling days, service members from across Fort Leonard Wood put their knowledge and skills to the test -- and now two Soldiers from the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade hold the title of Ultimate Warrior.

  • Plan now for absentee voting

    Sep 4, 2014

    The 2014 general election is 60 days away, and the Fort Carson voting assistance officer said now is the perfect time to be thinking about absentee voting.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers compete for prestigious German badge

    Sep 4, 2014

    Forty-four Soldiers from across the 214th Fires Brigade and Reynolds Army Community Hospital here recently spent three grueling days working to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.

  • Fort Carson wellness conference focuses on military spouses' health, fitness

    Sep 4, 2014

    A Fort Carson Spouse Wellness Conference will help military spouses learn about health and exercise programs available to them.

  • Month focuses on national preparedness

    Sep 4, 2014

    National Preparedness Month is a month-long federally recognized awareness campaign occurring every September to improve the preparedness of our nation.

  • Slideshow: Battle of the Bulge veterans visit Fort Jackson

    Sep 4, 2014

    Fort Jackson hosted the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge organization for a wreath-laying ceremony and visit Sept. 1.

  • Back to the basics -- MACH Soldiers take Victory Tower

    Sep 4, 2014

    More than 30 MEDDAC Soldiers went back to the basics during a training exercise Aug. 21.

  • Fort Leavenworth names library in honor of Ike Skelton

    Sep 4, 2014

    On Sept. 11 at 11 a.m., the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Ray Odierno, will host a public ceremony, along with members of Ike Skelton's family and other dignitaries to rename the library, here, in honor of deceased former Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Missouri Representative Ike Skelton in the Library's main lobby.

  • Fort Drum celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Sep 4, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community gathered Aug. 27 to celebrate the achievements of women, past and present, during a special Women's Equality Day celebration at the Commons.

  • Field artillery Soldiers get back to basics

    Sep 4, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Under cover of darkness, firing platoons of Alpha and Bravo batteries, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment creep towards their positions across Fort Drum in preparation for the battalion's culminating exercise, Allons Peak.

  • Religious support teams promote spiritual health

    Sep 4, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Spiritual health is one of the five pillars of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program. The Army Chaplain Corps is charged with maintaining that pillar to the highest caliber to ensure Soldiers are spiritually fit -- on and off duty.

  • Endangered species call post home

    Sep 4, 2014

    More than half of Fort Jackson's training areas are considered to be a part of what is called the longleaf pine ecosystem, which is also home to three endangered species.

  • Avoiding the burn, Picatinny's Frog Falls staff trained in sun safety, melanoma awareness

    Sep 4, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Enright Melanoma Foundation, a nonprofit organization, recently visited Picatinny Arsenal's Frog Falls Aquatic Water Park to teach its employees, water park members and guests about sun safety awareness.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier's cadence featured in advertising campaign

    Sep 4, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Lamont Christian said he was surprised to hear a cadence he wrote more than a decade ago for sale on iTunes. He was even more surprised when it appeared on a recent television commercial for a sports drink.

  • Fighter, survivor: Soldier battles cancer, moves on to 'next big thing'

    Sep 4, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 4, 2014) -- Spc. Luis Rios is all about "that next big thing" -- his vernacular for aggressively seeking challenges that feed his insatiable ambitions. In this case, he was leaving his job as a fine restaurant chef to join the Army as a food service specialist.

  • Beautiful Barcelona beckons travelers

    Sep 4, 2014

    Catalonia's capital deserves more than a short stop

  • Soldiers given greater access to personnel record

    Sep 3, 2014

    Over the next few years, the Army will make major changes to the way Soldiers and human resources professionals access and manage electronic records.

  • Maneuver Warfighter Conference 2014

    Sep 3, 2014

    For the second year in a row, the Maneuver Warfighter Conference will be held on Fort Benning, and is set for Sept. 8-12.

  • VMC celebrates Women's Equality

    Sep 3, 2014

    History was brought to life on Women's Equality Day at Caserma Ederle Aug. 26. Four Soldiers took the stage on the second floor of the Arena to give a debate about women's voting rights as part of an event sponsored by the U.S. Army Africa Equal Opportunity Office.

  • USAHC Vicenza shines a blue light on skin cancer

    Sep 3, 2014

    The U.S. Army Health Center Vicenza recently received a photodynamic therapy machine as a donation from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8862.

  • Dietary supplements: Safety still an issue, better options available

    Sep 2, 2014

    Being a Soldier is as physically demanding, at times, as being a professional athlete. As a result, Soldiers are especially conscious of physical training requirements and the need to remain fit and ready.

  • CAPE director discusses responsibility, Army Profession at Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 2, 2014

    To put an emphasis on leadership development, the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence hosted five Army Profession and Ethics sessions presented by the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic, Aug. 19-21, 2014, on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

  • IMCOM Sergeant Major presents awards at White Sands Missile Range

    Aug 29, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Moore, IMCOM Central Region, presents awards to civilians at White Sands Missile Range

  • Fort A.P. Hill debuts new online hunting, fishing and trapping registration system

    Aug 29, 2014

    Hunters, fishers and trappers who use Fort A.P. Hill will soon be able to buy a permit and check-in and out of areas on their home computers or smart phones thanks to a new web-based program called iSportsman. The new system will be activated on Tuesday Sept. 2.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Child Find campaign starts

    Aug 29, 2014

    The Exceptional Family Member Program is identifying active duty military Families with special needs. Special needs can include physical, intellectual, developmental delays, emotional impairments that require special treatment, therapy, education, training or counseling.

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