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  • Chaplain Assistants Make it Happen Behind the Scenes

    Nov 3, 2014

    For over 105 years, chaplain assistants have played an integral role in providing support and comfort to Soldiers and their families while directly supporting chaplains to ensure successful ministries.

  • Sill workers battle, overcome breast cancer

    Nov 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The conclusion of every day takes a little bit of Renee Chase's worry with it. Chase is a breast cancer survivor. At three and a half years she is planning to make the milestone mark of five years without the cancer coming back.

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Former Senior Leaders Help Shape the Future of Army Medicine

    Nov 3, 2014

    On Oct. 20, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, the 43rd Army Surgeon General, hosted 45 former senior Army Medical Department (AMEDD) leaders known as the FASSL, or Former AMEDD Senior Strategic Leaders. In her invitation, Lt. Gen. Horoho asked for their valuable input on the role Army Medicine has in keeping the Army fit and resilient and how to create a System for Health for the Army that also influences the health of the nation. The challenge was clear -- she wanted more than lessons learned, but rather "visions unexplored, and perhaps previously unimagined."

  • Marshall Center's CFC campaign goes trick-or-treating

    Nov 3, 2014

    Staff of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies took their Combined Federal Campaign to the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria - Garmisch Community's Spooktacular Halloween event Oct. 31 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. This campaign affords federal employees the opportunity to donate to charitable organizations. This year's campaign has been extended to Nov. 21.

  • BBQ with a side of pie

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--To raise funds for the battalion Christmas party this year, the 70th Brigade Support Battalion gathered on Halloween for a BBQ and pie auction on Camp Casey, South Korea. Although instead of eating the pies, Soldiers had the chance to plant them into the faces of their battery and company leaders, and finally, the 70th BSB command team.

  • SHARP march

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Representatives, victim advocates, and program managers of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program lead a march on Camp Casey, South Korea, as part of their campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assaults October 31, 2014. The 210th Field Artillery Brigade commander Col. Michael J. Lawson was in attendance along with battalion commanders, battery and company commanders, and Soldiers from the 210th FA Bde. all showing their support for the campaign.

  • 70th BSB Halloween fun run

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers of the 70th Brigade Support Battalion participate in a fun run to celebrate Halloween. To embrace the spirit of the holiday, Soldiers and command teams donned costumes and called cadence through the streets. The run concluded with a peer-judged costume contest where the top two fan favorites earned themselves a three-day pass.

  • Truck Rodeo champs celebrate their victory

    Nov 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Mechanics from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, gather around at their motor pool for a group photo October 30, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. Recently, the battalion won the first place in the Warrior Truck Rodeo Competition, displaying their expertise and ability to achieve their mission.

  • 6-37 Halloween fun run

    Nov 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers of the 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, participate in a fun run to celebrate Halloween. To embrace the spirit of the holiday, Soldiers and command teams donned costumes and called cadence through the streets.

  • Cooking up a new job at the 80th TASS Training Center

    Nov 1, 2014

    Too many cooks in the kitchen can sometimes cause problems, but for Soldiers going through the Food Service Specialist course offered by the 80th TASS Training Center, one more cook in the kitchen is a problem solver.

  • Family Sports Day is Nov. 5 at Stoneman Athletic Complex

    Oct 31, 2014

    Wednesday, Nov. 5th, the Army Community Service (ACS) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), in partnership with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR), will host Family Sports Day at the newly renovated Stoneman Athletic Complex, here, from noon till 4 p.m.

  • Triad enters week 21

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Performance Triad is speeding to its end. In a couple weeks, the health challenge will conclude.

  • Tips help maintain OPSEC online

    Oct 31, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members and civilians at Fort Carson must keep operations security in mind and be careful about what they talk about online, on social media sites and via email.

  • Women sweep Operation Rising Star semifinals

    Oct 31, 2014

    Ten singers took to the stage at Hale Ikena, here, to compete in the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii semifinals of "Operation Rising Star," Oct. 22.

  • Fort Carson hosts domestic violence awareness conference

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Carson hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Month conference in which attendees wore masks to replicate a victim of domestic violence her identity and not being her true self.

  • Butterfly Garden Improvements Made at Black Rock Lake for Public Lands Day

    Oct 31, 2014

    Several Girl Scouts and Park Rangers gathered at Black Rock Lake on Sept. 14, to winterize and enhance the native butterfly garden and walking path at the Black Rock Lake in Thomaston, Connecticut.

  • Fort Carson water reductions earn Secretary of the Army award

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Carson's Net Zero water conservation efforts brought the installation the 2014 Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award for water conservation.

  • BACH celebrates life with annual Walk to Remember

    Oct 31, 2014

    During Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's 8th annual Walk to Remember Ceremony Oct. 23, Families and parents gathered to remember and honor children lost at birth, miscarriage or at a young age. The event, held on the hospital's "A" Building veranda, was organized by BACH's chaplain and Bereavement Support Committee in support of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month.

  • Fort raises domestic violence awareness with open house

    Oct 31, 2014

  • Steps of Honor: Military survivors remember fallen troops

    Oct 31, 2014

    "It's kind of like a community that we don't want to belong to, but we do belong to," said Tammy Stansbery. The community to which Stansbery is referring is military survivors -- the Family and friends that service members leave behind when they are killed in combat or die while in active-duty status. These Family members are also known as Gold Star Families. To recognize these individuals, Fort Campbell Survivor Outreach Services is hosting Military Survivor Appreciation Week. The event formerly known as Gold Star Family Appreciation Week is held traditionally during the last week of October. Events ranging from installation tours, to a dance and special memorial events bring survivors together to share their experience and receive support from SOS staff.

  • Fort Huachuca's first CFC Walk designed to heighten awareness

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 2014 Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign personnel held a CFC Awareness Walk Wednesday morning at Warrior/Sentinel Field to heighten awareness among members of the Fort Huachuca community about the annual fundraising campaign.

  • FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

  • New Jersey gets second civilian aide to Secretary of the Army

    Oct 31, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Richard Eastman, military liaison for the Morris County Chamber of Commerce supporting the Army's Soldier For Life and Community Covenant programs, was recently appointed as the newest civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) from the Garden State.

  • Army, Fort Drum leaders sign contract for renewable, sustainable energy source for installation

    Oct 31, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As the Army moves to more sustainable forms of energy, Fort Drum remains ahead of the curve. Department of the Army, Fort Drum, New York state and local leaders gathered Thursday at the Commons on post to officially mark the beginning of a new era in renewable energy.

  • Newly published Enhanced Placement Program to affect USAG Ansbach employees

    Oct 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach appropriated-fund employees gathered Oct. 31 at Katterbach Theater for an all-hands session to discuss a new policy that targets thousands of overseas Installation Management Command employees starting Nov. 3.

  • Exchange Essay Contest Highlights PX Memories in Vietnam

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with Procter & Gamble, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with an essay contest that provides Vietnam veterans and family members an opportunity to share memories of their local PX/BX experience overseas or back home during the Vietnam War.

  • Rock Island Arsenal's 'Halloween Hustle'

    Oct 31, 2014

    Soldiers and civilian employees from Rock Island Arsenal take off on the Halloween Hustle, an early morning 5-kilometer fun run and walk held Oct. 31 on the installation.

  • New England District Completes Construction of Two Firing Ranges at Fort Devens

    Oct 31, 2014

    Members of the New England District team, in partnership with the Louisville District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, as well as the Security Construction and Range Control teams at Fort Devens recently completed two firing ranges at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

  • Volunteers boost Fort Leonard Wood, community on Make a Difference Day

    Oct 30, 2014

    More than 7,232 volunteer hours were invested into the Fort Leonard Wood community Saturday, as more than 1,200 participants combed the area to make a difference.

  • Luncheon honors those with breast cancer

    Oct 30, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir community honored breast cancer survivors and those who lost their lives to it, Tuesday at the Officers' Club as a part of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month events. Shondia McFadden-Sabari, a military spouse and breast cancer survivor spoke during the luncheon.

  • Iron Aviator: Soldiers compete for coveted title

    Oct 30, 2014

    With the sun high in the sky and the weather perfect for outdoor competition, Class 1403 of the Aviation Captains Career Course took to one of Fort Rucker's most frequented spots to compete for one of the most coveted titles.

  • USO fall festival brings fun to military Families

    Oct 30, 2014

    According to Erika Rochon, 7, the great thing about being a kid is getting to do "stuff." If "stuff" means dressing up like a cat and eating lots and lots of candy, then Rochon has got it made.

  • Outpatient care now possible under new agreement between VA and GLWACH

    Oct 30, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood area veterans assigned to the Columbia, Missouri, veterans hospital living in the Fort Leonard Wood area needing hospitalization or select outpatient specialty care may no longer have to make the Columbia commute.

  • 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.