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  • New Recruits and the Chaplain Corps' Dedication to Soldier Wellness

    Aug 1, 2014

    Soldier difficulties and the Chaplain Corps' dedication to holistic Soldier wellness.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day Ready To Return

    Aug 1, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The news is out. The 43rd annual Redstone Arsenal Retiree Appreciation Day is set Sept. 18-20.

  • Fort Irwin celebrates Army JAG Corps 239th birthday

    Aug 1, 2014

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin recognized the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps 239th birthday with a celebration here, July 29.

  • Standing down with helping hand for Monterey County homeless veterans

    Aug 1, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., -- The Monterey County Veterans Stand-Down event runs through Aug. 3. Organizers set up a temporary village to process homeless veterans into the Veterans Affairs system as well as provide other needed assistance.

  • American hunters recognized through German time-honored tradition

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fifteen Americans received their hunting certificates, or Jägerbriefe, and were inducted into the Jaegerschaft Wiesbaden at a ceremony held at the historic Jagdschloss Platte, in Wiesbaden, Germany, July 25, 2014.

  • Chemical demilitarization program nearing the end for Huntsville Center

    Jul 31, 2014

    Designated as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Life Cycle Project Manager for Chemical Demilitarization, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's chemical demilitarization program is now nearing the end. The center has had a role in the design and/or construction of all nine of the Army's chemical agent destruction facilities.

  • Paratroopers use sports to build bonds in Latvia

    Jul 31, 2014

    Two-day sports competition improves interoperability between 1-91st Soldiers, Latvian National Guard

  • Cultivating community -- Jackson Jubilee, National Night Out scheduled

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson community members and their families can learn about the post and the area with the help of the Jackson Jubilee community information event.

  • Career fair set for Tuesday

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson will host a military community career fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 5, 2014, at the Solomon Center.

  • Slideshow: Car show attracts enthusiasts

    Jul 31, 2014

    More than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display Saturday at Patriots Park as part of the post's annual auto craft car and bike show

  • USC team visits Fort Jackson

    Jul 31, 2014

    The University of South Carolina men's basketball team visited Fort Jackson July 28, 2014, for a meet-and-greet with Fort Jackson children.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade unveils MQ-1C Gray Eagle unit

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT DRUM, NY -- The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade uncased its D Company, 10th Aviation Regiment guidon, marking the official activation of its MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system company during a ceremony July 23 on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • Army values motivate girl from Baghdad to Soldier

    Jul 31, 2014

    A camouflage pencil and American Soldiers displaying Army Values led an Iraqi girl down the path to joining the U.S. Army.

  • Reserve Marines on post for CBRN MOS training

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reserve Marines from Kansas spent two weeks on Fort Leonard Wood focusing on their Military Occupation Specialty -- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear defense.

  • Mamie Eisenhower letter donated to Fort Meade Museum

    Jul 31, 2014

    A letter from former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was donated to the Fort Meade Museum, in Maryland, July 25, 2014.

  • Fort Leonard Wood recognizes excellence

    Jul 31, 2014

    The following individuals received awards presented by Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy, MSCoE and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, for going above and beyond during the 3rd Quarter Appreciation of Excellence Award Ceremony held July 23 in Baker Theater.

  • Army brat makes move to Army cadet

    Jul 31, 2014

    Born to Army Sgt. 1st Class Shane Wolfe and Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michell Mashburn, Kimberly Wolfe has embraced the military lifestyle since before she could walk. Now as a 2014 graduate of Waynesville High School, Wolfe will be following in her parent's footsteps, but will leave her own unique mark on her Family's history.

  • Outreach, training event offers internships, career opportunities

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers who are ill or have been wounded or injured in combat or training; but are not in the Wounded Warrior program, may participate in the upcoming Operation War Fighter (OWF) and Education and Employment Initiative (E2I) Outreach and Training Event.

  • Fires Center of Excellence honors new Field Artillery commandant

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill honored its new and 51st Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA with a 9 a.m. reveille ceremony July 23, in front of McNair Hall.

  • Fort Carson MPs garner national traffic award

    Jul 31, 2014

    A Fort Carson military police company received national recognition for its work in traffic enforcement.

  • Fort Sill thefts increasing

    Jul 31, 2014

    A recent rise in thefts from vehicles, and attempted garage break-ins at Buffalo Soldiers Acres Neighborhood here has the head of Fort Sill law enforcement advising residents to take basic precautions from becoming victims.

  • Fort Sill spouse serves 'free' baked goods

    Jul 31, 2014

    Jennifer Parker is fighting the injustices of gluten intolerance one baked good at a time. A nine-year military spouse, Parker opened the Bakery Emporium, a gluten-free bakery in Lawton, Okla., to give everyone the opportunity to eat without discomfort.

  • Flu vaccines coming to Reynolds in September

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reynolds Army Community Hospital (RACH) will kick off its annual Army Flu Campaign beginning in September.

  • 168th loses Soldier, remembers her spirit

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers, family and friends from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion gathered for a memorial service July 24 at Frontier Chapel to honor the memory of Staff Sgt. Laquita Robinson, who died July 16.

  • Fort Sill lifeguard saves teenager from lake

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers are trained to protect on land, but Staff Sgt. Ronnie Moore, Fires Center of Excellence, saved a life in water July 26, 2014, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • Croonin' captain

    Jul 31, 2014

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inducts 6 local Soldiers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many people affiliated with the Army know about the heroic tales of Audie Murphy, but for some, stories of the former Soldier's heroism are a way of life.

  • Soldiers set to entertain Wiregrass

    Jul 31, 2014

    It's not often that people of the Wiregrass are treated to a free, high-energy, Broadway-style form of entertainment, but the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show is providing just that, along with a positive message.

  • Pharmacy opens to rave reviews

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy had its grand opening ceremony July 28, and even though patients had been using the new facility for a week beforehand, many were in attendance to celebrate with LAHC staff and Soldiers.

  • Day in the Life: ACS employee a man of many hats

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many on Fort Rucker might have seen or even visited the installation's Army Community Service employment readiness program manager, but what many might not know is that he's a man who wears many hats.

  • CAC CSM visits Fort Rucker

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center command sergeant major visited Fort Rucker July 23 to inform Aviation Soldiers about the future of the NCO corps and spoke to more than 100 Soldiers, including students at Yano Hall and sergeants to command sergeants major at the NCO Academy.

  • Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In the event of an emergency, Army combat medics play a critical role by applying first aid and trauma care to wounded Soldiers, but in some situations the first person to assist isn't always a certified medic.

  • Saluting service: 9 retirees honored at ceremony

    Jul 31, 2014

    A retirement ceremony was held July 25 at the Army Aviation Museum that honored nine retirees.

  • Online tool provides 'voice' for installation customers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - When it comes to providing feedback on services provided by various organizations throughout the Department of Defense, the Interactive Customer Evaluation, or ICE, system allows customers to voice their feedback.

  • Families earn free admission to Blue Star Museums

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Families have until Sept. 1 to explore more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums for free this year. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Department of Defense and participating museums.

  • Unexploded ordnance: Don't touch it, report it

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command's senior enlisted leader has seen it all: an unpinned hand grenade in a garage, practice bombs in a basement and an armed landmine on a mantle.

  • Fort Irwin education fair brings colleges to community

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Irwin hosted an education fair, where approximately 20 colleges, government and service organizations assembled here, July 24. Soldiers and family members had the chance to speak with representatives of schools that offer many academic programs online. Fabiola Hurtado de Mendoza, education coordinator with American Military University, spoke with Soldiers visiting the fair and said the university has approximately 300 students from this installation. She visits Fort Irwin once a month to be available for the school's students. The institute enrolls family members and civilians, accepts Army tuition assistance (TA), and offers more than 100 degrees -- all online.

  • 11th ACR, Fort Irwin Celebrates Diversity

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment hosted a Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Heritage Observance on behalf of Fort Irwin at the Sandy Basin Community Center, July 30.

  • 'Right' defense contracts needed to support critical skill retention at Watervliet

    Jul 30, 2014

    In an era of declining defense budgets, the Watervliet Arsenal, New York, needs contracts to produce more than just revenue. It needs the "right kind" of contracts to retain a critical skill base that is required to support large caliber manufacturing for the Defense Department and to allied militaries.

  • New Parent Support Group stresses health benefits of breast-feeding

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - An age-old feeding practice is raising eyebrows and drawing curious stares in some military communities. And while such sights initially seem out of the ordinary to unsuspecting bystanders, participants say, don't be alarmed, it's natural and great for babies.

  • Youth Sports helps quarterbacks, receivers prepare for season at Football Camp

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Young Joe Montanas and Jerry Rices threw bullets, zig-zagged out of the pocket and snagged pass after pass during Child, Youth and School Services' Football Camp July 22-24. "This camp is aimed at helping the kids get prepared for Youth Services and high school football to give them confidence, and it's an opportunity for volunteer coaches to get assimilated with the players," said John English, assistant director for Youth Services Sports.

  • Lazy Dragons paddle for fun, fitness, camaraderie

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Poised with paddles submerged below the surface, arms stretched straight forward and heads down, row upon row of paddlers wait for the start. As soon as the official yells "Go," they pull their paddles backward, first slowly, then frantically plunging them into the churning water as one body. Five boats surge forward, but only one counts in English: the Lazy Dragons. But they don't live up to their name.

  • Library treats youths to stories, field trips, more in summer reading program

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "Did you forget how to read this summer?" Participants in Wiesbaden Library's "Paws to Read" summer reading program were happy to answer a resounding "No" to Library Director Ann Burski's question July 17. The young readers, in grades first through sixth, were at the library to enjoy a host of activities ranging from arts and crafts to stories and field trips.

  • Italy-based Charlie Detachment, 106th FMSU, connects online for first ever Europe-wide exercise

    Jul 30, 2014

    Soldiers from Charlie Detachment, 106th Financial Management Support Unit, assembled at the Mission Training Center on Caserma Ederle July 17 for a first ever, Europe-wide simulation training of its kind. The 20 or so financial management Soldiers manned work stations to conduct convoy operations training in coordination with their sister finance detachments and headquarters, located throughout Germany. "I want to say it was not only never done by finance, I believe no unit has never utilized the JMTC centers as a combined effort before," said Capt. Andres Leon, detachment commander.

  • Annual Community Showcase moves to Urlas

    Jul 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosts a community showcase every year towards the end of August, right on time when PCS season is about over and school starts again. The event gives newly arrived and current community members an opportunity to find out about the plethora of services available to them, register with different organizations and find out about updates for existing services, clubs and organizations from the Ansbach community.

  • Army shooters win prestigious Presidents Trophies

    Jul 30, 2014

    Sgt. Augustus Dunfey, with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, outscored 1,100 other competitive service rifle shooters to claim the President's Rifle Trophy at the National Trophy Matches, at Camp Perry, Ohio, July 22, 2014.

  • Family Life Chaplains, Part I: The creation of the Family Life program

    Jul 30, 2014

    Exploring the history and impact of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' Family Life program within our Army over a two part series.

  • Transition program changes name, continues mission

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) has undergone a slight transition of its own, so to speak.

  • National Guard offers at-risk teens 2nd chance to achieve

    Jul 30, 2014

    The mission of the Hawaii National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy is simple, yet deeply profound.

  • ACS celebrates turning 49

    Jul 30, 2014

    Dating back to the Revolutionary War, Army spouses assisting other Army families has been a long-standing tradition.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Week 7 of 'Triad' updates goals

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Performance Triad challenges you to enhance your health with sleep, activity and nutrition.

  • Army seeks input at public meeting on archaeological survey

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Army is hosting a public meeting, July 29, to seek public comments on its archaeological survey at Makua Military Reservation.

  • DFMWR rec center offers fun, active options for all

    Jul 30, 2014

    Hawaii is picture-perfect nearly every day of the year, but summer is perhaps the best time to take advantage of the many great outdoor activities living in an island state provides.

  • New 'Triad' week offers health tips

    Jul 30, 2014

    Week 8 of the Performance Triad begins July 27.

  • Vanguard Brigade solidifies Army, Army National Guard tie through training

    Jul 30, 2014

    Soldiers of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, supported the Florida National Guard's 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team's eXportable Combat Training Capability exercise at Camp Blanding, Florida, July 7 - Aug. 1.

  • Rock Island Arsenal unveils new welcome signs

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Rock Island Arsenal Garrison revealed three new U.S. Army signs welcoming employees and visitors to the Rock Island Arsenal installation. The three signs are located at the Moline and Rock Island, Ill. and Davenport, Iowa gates. The Army logos for the sign were designed and created at Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center. They were produced using two different types of machining centers with cycle times varying from one and one-half to three hours. In addition, the paint and coatings were all done in the JMTC paint shop. The Army logos were a prototype. RIA-JMTC is developing a process to cast similar logos using the Army's only foundry, located within JMTC. The casting process will reduce costs as more installations adopt the new sign template. "By being DoD's one-stop shop for metal manufacturing, RIA-JMTC can produce a wide variety of metal products to include everything from weapons to signs in this case," said Col. David J. Luders, commander RIA-JMTC. "Most of our equipment we produce goes around the world; it is nice to have something that our employees produce stay right here in the Quad Cities. We hope that we can manufacture more signs that will be used at Army installations at home and abroad."

  • Army Community Service celebrate 49 years of service

    Jul 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 31, 2014) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted a pool party July 26 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Pool, here, in recognition of the Army organization's 49 years of service to military families. Several community members participated in the celebration.

  • Army, GM, Raytheon partner on advanced training initiative for transitioning Soldiers

    Jul 29, 2014

    ARLINGTON, VA, (July 29, 2014) --The U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon Company, today announced they are teaming up to provide eligible transitioning Army soldiers with skills to become service technicians at GM dealerships after they return to civilian life. The Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program, a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, will begin in August at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. The initiative demonstrates a strong commitment to helping veterans succeed by connecting them with education and career opportunities outside of the military service. Shifting Gears will be part of the Army's Soldier for Life support program, which helps soldiers reintegrate into their communities after leaving the Army.

  • 2916th Aviation Battalion receives new commander

    Jul 29, 2014

    The 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade, conducted a change of command ceremony here, July 24. Lieutenant Col. William Garber III took command of the 2916th after receiving the unit colors from 916th Commander Col. Matthew Ruedi. Outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Fernando Guadalupe, bid farewell to the organization he led for two years.

  • ESPC offers multitude of intangible benefits to military, installations

    Jul 29, 2014

    Energy Savings Performance Contracting offers installations a tool that allows for those critical upgrades to take place with zero up-front capital cost.

  • 407th Army Field Support Brigade welcomes new leaders

    Jul 29, 2014

  • Army Field Support Battalion--Germany conducts change of command ceremony

    Jul 29, 2014

  • Parachutes and parents: 2 Army Families continue Airborne legacy with jumps

    Jul 29, 2014

    Two Army Families. One with deep roots at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and the other with strong ties to Sand Hill at Fort Benning. To the outside observer they may appear different in many ways, but July 24, the Jollota and Rabun Families became part of the Army Airborne brotherhood as Chief Warrant Officer 5 Dan Jollota and his daughter, Cadet Third Class Erin Jollota, and Staff Sergeant Christopher Rabun and his son, Pfc. Christian Rabun, landed at the Fryar Drop Zone at Fort Benning.

  • CG: Honor to join MCoE team

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- To the Soldiers, civilians, Family members and friends of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence, I want to express how humbled I am to be back at this great installation. In three decades of service, I have had the privilege of serving here previously and it always remains the place where many of us began our military service, and it is like coming home. What has remained constant through the years is the high caliber of people living and working on and around Fort Benning.

  • Gunsmiths key to USAMU success

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Sweeping both the Interservice Pistol and National Rifle Association National Pistol Championships along with wins at the Interservice Rifle and National Trophy Rifle matches, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers have lived up to their reputation as some of the best shooters in the world.

  • 30th AG helps civilians become Soldiers

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- All of the approximate 34,000 initial entry training Soldiers who come to Fort Benning every year to complete basic combat training will inprocess through the 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion.

  • Orientation course planned for new MCOE senior leaders

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Because Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence typically experience high senior leader turnover during the summer months, the MCoE will host the Maneuver Senior Leader Orientation Course Aug. 6-7.

  • MRSA a communitywide problem, study finds

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- A team of scientists from Martin Army Community Hospital conducted a study about skin infections with more than 30,000 trainees of the 198th and 192nd Infantry Training Brigades.

  • MCoE, ICoE connect via instructor exchanges

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Students from the Maneuver Captains Career Course learned intelligence and security operations planning techniques from a Fort Huachuca, Arizona, military intelligence instructor as part of an instructor exchange between the Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Intelligence Center of Excellence.

  • MCoE bids farewell to Chief of Armor

    Jul 29, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (July 30, 2014) -- Soldiers, veterans, Family members and others from across the tricommunity area came together to bid farewell to Armor School commandant and 48th Chief of Armor Brig. Gen. Leopoldo Quintas July 25 at Derby Auditorium.

  • IMCOM commanding general visits U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys

    Jul 29, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- As part of his tour of U.S. Army Garrisons in the Pacific, Commander, Installation Management Command and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson landed at Desiderio Army Airfield to get a first-hand look at ongoing construction and transformation initiatives currently underway here, July 25.

  • IMCOM commander, command sergeant major, visit Camp Zama

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 28, 2014) -- The commander and command sergeant major of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, along with other distinguished guests, visited the installation here July 28 as part of a tour of Army installations in the Asian-Pacific area.

  • State-of-the-art Cyber Center opens in Wiesbaden

    Jul 28, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden marked another milestone July 22 with the opening of the Lt. Gen. Robert E. Gray Cyber Center Europe. Members of the Gray family joined U.S. military and German civilian leaders from U.S. Army Europe; 5th Signal Command; USAG Wiesbaden; the Corps of Engineers, Europe District; the Hessen Construction Agency and other organizations in celebrating the opening of the state-of-the-art, 52,000-square-foot facility on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne.

  • BOSS volunteers pitch in to help move a German kindergarten

    Jul 28, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - In rain and shine and box by box, Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers volunteers provided free labor and a load of help to a local German kindergarten July 21-25. Känguru Kindergarten, an Erbenheim school for special needs students, needed to move next door to its new building, but lacked the funds to hire a professional moving company. Nineteen BOSS volunteers, Army and Air Force, stepped in with muscle power and can-do attitudes.

  • Tobyhanna radio team helps Reservists fine tune skills

    Jul 28, 2014

  • Pacific's premier Engineer Brigade deactivates units, begins reorganization

    Jul 28, 2014

    The 130th Engineer Brigade deactivated five of its subordinate units during a ceremony June 25, on Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • USAG-J hosts "Bring Your Kids to Work Day" event

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 29, 2014) -- Thirty-one children of U.S. Army Garrison Japan employees had an opportunity to visit their parents' work place and see what their parents do at work during the third annual "Bring Your Children to Work Day" event held July 25 on the Camp Zama installation, here.

  • Headquarters company dedicated to developing troops; tactically and technically

    Jul 28, 2014

    If there's an old, green Battle Dress Uniform with your name tape on it stored away somewhere, odds are you remember a time when the Army-wide Thursday morning routine was as reliable as revile on posts throughout the world.

  • Col. Roberson becomes 1st Signal Brigade's 30th Commander at change of command ceremony

    Jul 28, 2014

    The 1st Signal Brigade held its Change of Command ceremony at USAG Yongsan's Knight Field July 16.

  • Relationship-centered security cooperation model comes of age

    Jul 26, 2014

    You can't surge a relationship. That theme was stressed by foreign and United States participants at the U.S. European Command Security Seminar at the George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies here this week.

  • Under secretary visits Fort Sill, shares Army future

    Jul 25, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson visited Fort Sill, Oklahoma, July 22, 2014, to talk with Maj. Gen. John Rossi, about his new command, and other post leaders about the future of the Army, and the Fires Center of Excellence's role in it.

  • MEDCOM both a Generating and Operating Force, Sargent Tells CGSC Students

    Jul 25, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, deputy chief of staff for of operations for the Army Medical Command, is calling on its future leaders to "seize every opportunity to increase your understanding of the Army and Army Medicine." This is because "you are the greatest representative and spokesperson for health and its vital impact on the readiness and resilience of the Total Army Force," Sargent told students at the Command and General Staff College campus at Fort Belvoir, Va. on July 23rd.

  • First Army Division West Soldiers help units improve readiness

    Jul 25, 2014

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- A Warfighter Exercise being held here this month is training Army Reserve, Army National Guard, and active duty Army units for potential deployments.

  • New SOS building, boot drive gives Gold Star Mom renewed purpose

    Jul 25, 2014

    Sheila Patton remembers driving up to Indiana on a Friday in April four years ago to celebrate her father's birthday. She went with her 16-year-old daughter, Megan, and left her son, Cliff, at home for the night. The rest of her Family, including now retired Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Patton, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Staff Sgt. James Patton, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were deployed in missions overseas. As Sheila and Megan sat with their Family celebrating at a restaurant, Cliff called his mother to tell her he had just gotten a ticket. Shortly after, Megan spilled her tea across the table, all while a pit of worry amassed in Sheila's stomach.

  • Guenette visits post, brother's legacy

    Jul 25, 2014

    "Wow, it's heavier than I thought it would be," said Michael Guenette of the M60 machine gun, handed to him by Capt. Tyler Reid, historian for the 101st Airborne Division. Standing inside Fort Campbell's Don F. Pratt Museum, Guenette held the gun and imagined his brother, Spc. Peter M. Guenette, holding the same cumbersome weapon as he trekked through the jungles of Vietnam in 1968 with his comrades from Whiskey Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment.

  • Top Cops: Post MPs shine in National Law Enforcement Challenge

    Jul 25, 2014

    Fort Campbell police are being recognized for their hard work keeping the installation's roads safe. Fort Campbell beat out Fort Carson to take first place in the military division of the National Law Enforcement Challenge, a traffic safety awards program that recognizes excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs on the national level.

  • Your rental security deposit: getting it back!

    Jul 25, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Ill. -- (July 25, 2014) It's moving time in the Army! Yes we are now in the middle of Permanent Change of Station season. The calls into legal assistance have been fast and furious; especially about that rental pest aka as the security deposit. How do you deal with this issue how; and more importantly how do you get your deposit back?

  • Wild Boars Prepare for Expert Infantryman Badge Course

    Jul 25, 2014

    Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, conducts Improvised Explosive Device training on July 22, 2014 at Mountain Field in preparation for the Brigade's upcoming Expert Infantryman Badge competition in August.

  • Sluggers return to Polk and rejoin Patriot Brigade

    Jul 25, 2014

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, return from a nine month deployment to Cuba.

  • Female boxers excel in World Class Athlete Program

    Jul 24, 2014

    Four female Soldier-boxers in the U.S. Army World Class Program have won national boxing championships while training to contend for spots on Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • New name, new mission for Army transition program

    Jul 24, 2014

    Helping retiring and separating Soldiers manage their transition back into civilian life is the Army Career Alumni Program's core mission, but this time it's the program itself, that's undergoing a major change.

  • Fort Jackson commanding general promoted

    Jul 24, 2014

    Fort Jackson is now led by one of the Army's newest two-star generals, Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker. Becker was promoted in a ceremony July 18 at Victory Field, where friends and family from across the country gathered to show their support.

  • Army Community Service celebrates 49 years of service

    Jul 24, 2014

    Army Community Service provides critical services and programs for active duty service members, DoD civilians, retirees and their families. On the cusp of five decades of service, ACS will celebrate its 49th birthday.

  • New leader takes over 902nd MI Group

    Jul 24, 2014

    The 902nd Military Intelligence Group welcomed Col. John J. Bonin, its new commander, in a change of command ceremony Friday at McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • Public Health Command Welcomes New Leader

    Jul 24, 2014

    Col. Jacqueline Chando assumed command of the Public Health Command Region-North in a 30-minute change of command ceremony July 16 at McGill Training Center.

  • Engineer BOLC students develop confidence one explosion at a time

    Jul 24, 2014

    To the engineer students who had just detonated their first explosive charges the sound of falling rocks and dirt pelting the bunker was music to their ears.

  • Fort Leonard Wood adds new hotel, dental facility to list of new construction

    Jul 24, 2014

    A state-of-the-art dental facility and new hotel are atop the list of Army military and private construction projects on Fort Leonard Wood, totaling more than $207 million.

  • Soldier Support Institute battalion cases colors

    Jul 24, 2014

    The Soldier Support Institute's Training Support Battalion cased its colors during a ceremony July 22 at the Solomon Center.

  • New changes affect Soldiers' tuition assistance

    Jul 24, 2014

    A grade that a Soldier receives in a course, or failure to heed new tuition assistance rules, could mean paying back money or no tuition assistance for courses that start on or after Sept. 5, 2014.

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