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  • Welcome home, daddy

    Oct 3, 2014

    Makenzie Myers, 3, hugs her father, Staff Sgt. Zachrey Myers, during a redeployment ceremony Friday at Magrath Sports Complex. More than 115 Soldiers from 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), returned to Fort Drum after a deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Marshall Center walks to stop domestic violence

    Oct 3, 2014

    More than 20 men from the local community, including eight from the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, participated in the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria-Garmisch Community's Army Community Service sponsored event -- Walk a Mile In Her Shoes -- to support National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Sharp shooters

    Oct 3, 2014

    Organizational Day brings USAG Bavaria HHC together for paintball and rapport

  • Blue Ribbons that Make a Difference

    Oct 2, 2014

    World-renowned speaker and trainer Helice "Sparky' Bridges visited Fort Irwin Aug. 26 and 27 to show Soldiers, civilian employees, and Middle School students how to tell someone and to hear someone tell you how to express affection and appreciation for each other are a basic human need, even more than food. Bridges is spreading that message to millions of people around the world through her Difference Makers International organization.

  • DLIFLC Awards 10,000th Associate of Arts Degree

    Oct 2, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center awarded its 10,000th Associate of Arts degree in Foreign Language here on June 5.

  • Army chem-bio center director retires

    Oct 2, 2014

    Joseph Wienand, director of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, retired from government service Oct. 2.

  • Gold Star families remember their loved ones

    Oct 2, 2014

    South Carolina Gold Star mothers and families gathered Saturday at the Lace House in Columbia in observance of Gold Star Mothers and Families Day, which was celebrated Sunday.

  • NCO gives voice to post ceremonies

    Oct 2, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Robert Isom provides narration for Fort Jackson's Basic Combat Training graduation ceremonies and other events on post.

  • Fire Prevention Week carnival set

    Oct 2, 2014

    The Fort Jackson Fire Prevention Week carnival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2p.m., Saturday at the Fort Jackson Fire Department. This year's theme for the week is, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month."

  • Active Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier to retire

    Oct 2, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Donna A. Brock is set to retire from the United States Army and transfer responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker in a ceremony at the United States Army Medical Command Headquarters (MEDCOM) in San Antonio on Oct. 24, 2014. Brock, who joined the Army in 1979, now holds the honor of being the Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier still on active duty.

  • Drill sergeant time capsule sealed

    Oct 2, 2014

    A time capsule was sealed Tuesday inside the command entrance of the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School. Loaded with documents and other memorabilia related to the drill sergeant program, the event was part of an ongoing celebration of the school's 50th anniversary.

  • Veteran speaks at post's Suicide Prevention Month events

    Oct 2, 2014

    Andrew O'Brien, a former Soldier assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii, spoke to Soldiers and civilians Sept. 26 and 29 at the Solomon Center about his personal battles that led him to attempt suicide in 2010, after returning from Iraq.

  • Child burn survivors visit JBM-HH Fire Department

    Oct 2, 2014

    Nearly 50 teens, ages 13 to 15, were given an all-encompassing tour of the historic sites in and around the National Capital Region, some for the first time, including a visit to the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department Sept. 23.

  • Army engineers participate in joint emergency response training

    Oct 2, 2014

    If a massive natural disaster hit the National Capital Region and the area's first responders had to take action on a large scale, how would they do it?

  • JBM-HH motor pool roster driven to perform while having fun

    Oct 2, 2014

    A cohesive link exists to provide dignified funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery. U.S. Army 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own" work Monday through Friday accompanying fallen servicemembers and veterans to their hallowed final resting places.

  • Active shooter exercise at McNair tests joint base readiness, response

    Oct 2, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall emergency personnel participated in an active shooter exercise on the Fort McNair portion of the joint base Sept. 25.

  • First Army civilian receives award for Iraq service

    Oct 2, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- A First Army Department of the Army civilian employee was recognized for her work in Iraq during a ceremony Oct. 1 in First Army headquarters. Lt. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, First Army commanding general, presented Connie Decker with the prestigious Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Meritorious Service Award.

  • Training offers ideas for military children

    Oct 2, 2014

    More than 100 area service providers attended a Sept. 19, 2014, training session aimed at helping them work with children of military Families. It was sponsored by the Army and coordinated by Fort Carson Child, Youth and School Services' School Support Services.

  • Fort Sill dining facility hosts Hispanic commemoration

    Oct 2, 2014

    An American Soldier of Puerto Rican-Hungarian descent was the guest speaker at the Fort Sill's Equal Opportunity Office's National Hispanic Heritage Month lunch Sept. 23, at the Staff Sgt. Juan Garcia Dining Facility.

  • Fort Carson volunteer receives national award

    Oct 2, 2014

    Joint Task Force Carson volunteer Amy Chaffin has been recognized for her service by the National Military Family Association. She was presented with the Novella Gibson Whitehead Award Sept. 25, 2014.

  • Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 6-11

    Oct 2, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill Fire and Emergency Services will hold its annual fire prevention week Oct. 6-11. The weeklong event is designed to teach children the importance of fire safety and prevention.

  • Fires Center celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 2, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 25, at the Patriot Club.

  • Field Artillery Half Section competes to keep equine skills sharp

    Oct 2, 2014

    The Fort Sill Field Artillery Half Section participated in the U.S. Cavalry Association's Annual Bivouac and National Cavalry Competition at Fort Reno, Okla., Sept. 16-21.

  • Sill honors drill sergeant legacy

    Oct 2, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Drill sergeants past and present were honored on Polo Field Sept. 27 for the 50th Anniversary of the drill sergeant program.

  • Army Medicine employee earns Kenneth C. Raymer Award

    Oct 2, 2014

    The US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Chief of Staff, Rick Fiore, presented the Kenneth C. Raymer Memorial Award to Cathleen Salas on Oct. 2 at MEDCOM Headquarters in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Fort Sill school wins national health honor

    Oct 2, 2014

    Geronimo Road Elementary School received national recognition Sept. 12 in Washington, D.C., for the school staff's achievment under the Alliance for Healthier Generations, Healthy Schools Challenge.

  • Historic artillery unit inactivated at Fort Sill

    Oct 2, 2014

    Second Battalion, 5th Field Artillery closed another chapter in its long and storied history with an inactivation ceremony Sept. 25.

  • Combined Resolve III exercises Army's European Rotational Force

    Oct 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army's European Rotational Force will participate in a major exercise alongside NATO allies and partner-nation forces at the Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels Training Areas in southeastern Germany, Oct. through Nov., 2014.

  • Hispanic heritage celebration lets loose

    Oct 2, 2014

    Garrison honors Hispanic culture with dancing, singing and food

  • Retired SMA visits Fort Drum during Appreciation Day

    Oct 2, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of military retirees and Family Members attended Fort Drum's Retiree Appreciation Day on Sept. 24. Retired Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston served as guest speaker at the event.

  • Inactivation ceremony set for 94th Engineer Battalion

    Oct 2, 2014

    An inactivation ceremony for the 94th Engineer Battalion is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday on Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field. The ceremony is open to the public.

  • Faces of the Fort: Post IG answers to ma'am

    Oct 2, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's Office of the Inspector General has a female at the helm -- a first for the installation.

  • MP Corps celebrates profession

    Oct 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military Police Corps celebrated their profession by honoring veterans who have served, Soldiers who currently serve and those who will serve with a series of events during regimental week Sept. 22 to 27.

  • USAREUR welcomes retirees around Europe for appreciation day event

    Oct 2, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden hosts the U.S. Army Europe Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Community Activity Center in Clay Kaserne Building 1011 in Wiesbaden to update retired Soldiers and their families and survivors on changes in their entitlements, benefits, and privileges, and to foster goodwill between the retired and active duty communities.

  • AAFES is playing games at Watervliet

    Oct 2, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- A lot has changed since 2009 when former Exchange manager Leon Williams led me from aisle to aisle challenging me to pick an item for him to match the price. For one thing, the small store in 2009 was called a Troop Store, operated by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Today, the store is simply called the Exchange.

  • Battle re-enactment pays homage to veterans

    Oct 1, 2014

    WAEGWAN, South Korea - U.S. and Republic of Korea service members participated in a Korean War battle re-enactment and memorial ceremony Sept. 24-26, 2014 in honor of those who fought in the Nakdong River Battle here.

  • It's No Trick -- the Exchange is Treating Shoppers with Cash for Halloween

    Oct 1, 2014

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service invites shoppers to see what lurks on its shelves as it gives away $3,000 in Exchange gift cards.

  • Hawaii's Gold Star Mothers and Families remember loved ones

    Oct 1, 2014

    About 150 friends and family members of fallen servicemen and women gathered at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Sept. 28, to remember their loved ones during "Gold Star Mother & Gold Star Family Day."

  • New opportunities for Army Civilian development announced

    Oct 1, 2014

    A program designed to set up GS-13 or equivalent employees for career success should begin in fiscal year 2016, a Department of the Army human resources specialist told a group of U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees Sept. 24, 2014, at the Fort Sam Houston Theater in San Antonio.

  • Army aerospace engineer living life fully in France

    Oct 1, 2014

    An aerospace engineer from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is now experiencing the south of France as a participant in the DoD's Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program.

  • Failure is Impossible

    Oct 1, 2014

    Lt. Danielle Cardwell, supervisor for the Department of the Army Security Guards within the Fort Detrick, Maryland Directorate of Emergency Services has a simple message she wants everyone to know. "I want to inspire others and let them know anything is possible."

  • Army establishes permanent Office of Energy Initiatives

    Oct 1, 2014

    The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh has directed the Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) be established as an enduring organization within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment.

  • Garrison paves way in Army safety training

    Oct 1, 2014

    USAG Bavaria is first Army post to host the National Safety Council's Advanced Safety Certification course

  • Eagle Scout project supports Humphreys High School cross-country team

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- For a person involved is Scouting, one of the final crucibles to earning the Eagle Scout rank is to develop, plan, and lead a project that will benefit a local school, religious institution, or community. Stephen Gayton III, a Boy Scout Troop 203 Eagle Scout candidate and a junior at Humphreys High School, was looking for a project that would support the local community, but just as importantly, support his beloved HHS Blackhawks. It just so happened that the Humphreys cross-country coach, Mitch Moellendick, had a project in mind. He had approached Scoutmaster Dennis Polaski early in the summer to see if it would be possible for a scout to help clear a 300-meter trail through the CPX training area and build a bridge, across a nearly five-foot span, over an irrigation channel.

  • 'Change Agents' charged with enforcing, educating troops on EO

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Twenty-five Soldiers graduated from the first iteration of the Equal Opportunity Leader's Course (version 3.0) here, Sept. 12. The latest version of EOLC was released in April 2014 and includes new multimedia and interactive training tools. "There were several different practical exercises and videos that emphasize awareness of the perceptions and behaviors Soldiers have of others based on their differences," said 2nd Lt. Amanda O'Leary, the 602nd Aviation Support Battalion physician assistant and a recent EOLC graduate. "Part of becoming an EO practitioner is learning how to be a 'change agent' for the Army, which includes not only understanding others differences but allowing us to operate better as a team by providing the same level of respect regardless of those differences."

  • Fort Benning bids farewell to Infantry CSM

    Sep 30, 2014

    The Maneuver Center of Excellence and the Fort Benning community bid farewell to Infantry School Command Sgt. Maj. Jeremiah Inman and his wife Vicky during a ceremony Sept. 25 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall.

  • Performance Triad advises to eat light

    Sep 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad Health Challenge hopes to maintain, restore and improve the stamina, resiliency and health of the Army.

  • Family Night begins a new season with a big turnout

    Sep 30, 2014

    Family Night kicked off Sept. 17th with 404 individuals participating in the 17 classes being taught by chaplains, Army Community Service and Family Advocacy, here.

  • Schofield holds Boys & Girls Club's Day for Kids

    Sep 30, 2014

    Sgt. Fabian Murillo, 31, of Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, couldn't believe his eyes when he saw the Boys & Girls Clubs' Day for Kids "Country Fair" at the School Age Center, here, Sept. 27.

  • AMC commander meets with interns to grow the future force

    Sep 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's most senior leader met with a group of the most junior employees of the organization, Sep. 26 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Two Home Theater Systems Up For Grabs in Exchange, Unilever Sweepstakes

    Sep 30, 2014

    As the football action begins to heat up on the gridiron, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers have a chance to score big with the Unilever Ultimate Home Theater Sweepstakes.

  • Exchange Shoppers Fall into Savings with the Autumn 2014 Exchange Catalog

    Sep 30, 2014

    Soldiers, Airmen and their families looking for the latest in home accessories, appliances, fall fashions and tech toys can find all that and more in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Autumn 2014 catalog.

  • Fort McCoy's Tour Program tailors activities to meet visitor needs

    Sep 30, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy's tour program is part of the installation's Community Relations and Community Outreach efforts. Fort McCoy's Public Affairs Office (PAO) manages the tour program, which is designed to educate and increase public awareness of Fort McCoy's mission and programs, and to build and maintain positive relationships with surrounding communities. Each year, PAO supports more than 100 tours. Tours are available Monday through Friday, are free and open to the public for groups of 15 or more. Schools, church and civic groups, military units, and motor coach bus tours are just a few examples of organizations that have participated in tours. Groups as big as 240 people have been accommodated. Tours of Fort McCoy's award-winning Commemorative Area include the History Center (currently closed for renovation, reopening summer 2015), five World War II-era buildings, the Equipment Park and Veterans Memorial Plaza.

  • Archaeologists dig up ancient past, preserve history at Fort McCoy

    Sep 30, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Thousands of years ago, Native Americans used the very same lands service members use today for training at Fort McCoy. And, with nearly 60,000 acres of Fort McCoy to explore, it's no wonder that archaeologists who visit the post every year always discover something new about the installation's past. Archaeologists Cassie Mohney and Megan Kasten work in a section of Fort McCoy's cantonment area. They are part of a team of archaeologists under contract with Fort McCoy that searches several areas of the post for artifacts as part of historical preservation. "We have to do more analysis, but this year we've been finding artifacts that could be anywhere from 12,000 to 500 years old," said Tyler Olsen, an archaeologist from the Archaeology Program of Colorado State University (CSU) under contract with Fort McCoy. "With every dig comes some level of excitement as we look back at how people lived here long before Fort McCoy was here."

  • Fort McCoy garrison staff judge advocate receives 2014 Excellence in Diversity Award

    Sep 30, 2014

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Garrison Staff Judge Advocate Col. Audrey Lewis was selected as the 2014 Excellence in Diversity Award winner at Fort McCoy during the recent Women's Equality Day observance. According to Fort McCoy Equal Opportunity Adviser and Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Master Sgt. Matthew Fitzgibbons, the award recognizes an individual who has contributed to the advancement of women, minorities and individuals with disabilities in the federal government. Lewis, a 29-year Army veteran, earned the award through numerous achievements and actions in the installation community. She arrived at Fort McCoy in 2011, and since then, has been active in many roles.

  • New Vehicle Processing Center opens at Barton Barracks

    Sep 30, 2014

    Soldiers turning in vehicles can process them at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Vehicle Processing Center beginning Wednesday at Barton Barracks.

  • Smoke alarms save lives

    Sep 30, 2014

    Local fire chief reminds the community about the role smoke alarms play in saving lives

  • Community remembers 9/11 with 48-hour event

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The first group of ruck marchers left the station at 8:46 a.m., Sept. 12, to kickoff the 9/11 48-Hour Memorial Ruck March and Fundraiser, held Sept. 12-14 and hosted by Company A, 304th Signal Battalion. This event, in its fourth year, is dedicated as a memorial to the fallen and to honor those currently serving our Nation. The first group was joined by members of the Humphreys Fire Department, who annually participate in this event. This year's march saw 500 people participate and helped raise $5,000 for Wounded Warrior Project. -- U.S. Army photo by Steven Hoover

  • Humphreys Garrison kicks-off Combined Federal Campaign

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Humphreys Garrison kicked-off the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign, the world's largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with a cake-cutting event at the Main Exchange, Sept. 5. Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew D. McCoy, Humphreys Garrison command sergeant major; Kyong Reid, the CFC 2014 Community Area project officer for Area III; Spc. Ernest L. Echelbarger, assigned to Company B, 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion; and Col. Darin S. Conkright, Humphreys Garrison commander, cut the ceremonial cake. There are more than 150 CFC national and international campaigns raising millions of dollars each year, Defense Department employees worldwide have the opportunity to give to the campaign through Dec. 15. -- U.S. Army photo by Kate Ko

  • Humphreys CDC earns accreditation

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Following an ongoing process of preparing curriculum, files, classrooms and staff that culminated in an intense two-day inspection, June 2-3, the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Child Development Center received official notification, in July, that the facility and staff had achieved accreditation. This accreditation, from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), is valid through Dec. 1, 2019.

  • ZAHS students bond over homecoming events

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 30, 2014) -- Zama American High School kicked off their Homecoming weekend on Sept. 25 with a pep rally at the ZAHS Gym followed by a parade around Camp Zama installation and a Powder-Puff football game at the ZAHS Football Field, here.

  • Soldier posts suicide attempt to Facebook

    Sep 30, 2014

    A Facebook post. Two cut wrists. Time is the enemy. Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Powell saw one Facebook post, Aug. 31, 2014, which sent him frantically searching for a former Soldier.

  • Alaska's Medevac Experts return from War

    Sep 29, 2014

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, ALASKA -- Flurries of snow and a noticeable chill were in the air on Fort Wainwright outside of Hanger 6 Tuesday night, Sept. 29, as Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, stepped back into the 49th state near the end of a nine month deployment.

  • Best of the best earn top honors during 800th LSB 'Truck Rodeo'

    Sep 29, 2014

    FORT KNOX, KY. -- Staff Sgt. Jason O'Farrell, C Co, 4/321st, and Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Wierzbick, A Co, 3/399th Logistical Support Brigade were the top performers, respectively, in the driver and mechanic categories of the 800th LSB's Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a "Truck Rodeo," here Sept. 18-20, 2014.

  • KATUSA ETS ceremony

    Sep 29, 2014

    AMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- More than 50 Korean Augmentation to the United States Army Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division successfully finished their 21 months of military service September 23, 2014 on Camp Red Cloud, South Korea. Out of those, 14 Soldiers were from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div. Lt. Col. Michael Kimball, the commander of 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde., was present as the guest speaker for the ceremony.

  • 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 29, 2014

  • Retiree Health Fair Provides Dose Of Information

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From cholesterol screenings to hearing aid information, from pharmacy services to medical equipment reviews, from Land Trust recreational offerings to Madison County's Project Lifesaver, there were plenty of health options on display Sept. 19 during the Retiree Appreciation Day Health Fair at The Summit.

  • 'Take Advantage Of What You've Earned'

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Retiree Appreciation Day returned in a big way with a wide range of events that appealed to the interests of retirees from across North Alabama and South Tennessee.

  • Annual Education Grant Program Boosts Schools

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Parents don't have to give money to get money for their child's school -- they simply have to fill out their Impact Aid form.

  • Army to provide Soldier Show to deployed troops

    Sep 29, 2014

    Soldiers in the U.S. Army Soldier Show will soon perform for deployed troops in Afghanistan and Kuwait. Also, for the first time in modern-era Soldier Show history, the show will entertain troops in South Korea, Germany and Japan in the same year, with 13 overseas performances in eight locations this autumn.

  • AMEDD Center and School announces 2014 CSM Jack L. Clark, Jr. Army Best Medic Competition

    Sep 29, 2014

    Sixty-eight Soldiers from across the Army will compete in a grueling, continuous 72-hour two-Soldier team competition that will test competitor's physical and cognitive abilities at Camp Bullis from November 5-7, 2014 in order to earn the title of the Army's Best Medic Team.

  • Top female Ordnance Soldiers reunite in Kuwait

    Sep 29, 2014

  • Senior leaders return; Discuss ongoing and future materiel enterprise priorities

    Sep 29, 2014

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland--The two senior leaders from the Army's Materiel Enterprise completed their second joint town hall meeting here on Aberdeen Proving Ground last Friday.

  • Fort Drum project to provide 100 percent of the Installation's energy requirements

    Sep 29, 2014

    The U.S. Army has awarded a contract for up to 100 percent of Fort Drum's on-site energy requirements to ReEnergy Black River LLC, a subsidiary of ReEnergy Holdings LLC.

  • Strong Teams Expo promotes preparedness

    Sep 29, 2014

    Agencies display services and raise preparedness awareness

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Zombies invade Hohenfels

    Sep 29, 2014

    Drama students help promote National Preparedness Month

  • Cross-Country run is not just for fun

    Sep 29, 2014

    "Old school" Soldier race is tough competition

  • Army Research Office's ReShockie Smith destined for rewarding job

    Sep 29, 2014

    Detroit was still a booming metropolis for a pre-teen ReShockie Smith, and to her, it was an oasis. She traded her blue bicycle and mud pies for something rarely found in her morphing neighborhood: mathematics competitions.

  • Wounded Warrior spreads message of resiliency

    Sep 28, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- Carlos Evans, former Sgt. of the United States Marine Corps and native of Puerto Rico, traveled nearly 7,000 miles to visit the Camp Humphreys community Sept. 27, 2014 here.

  • Program highlights Hispanic heritage

    Sep 26, 2014

    In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Fort Gordon held a program Sept. 18 at Alexander Hall with guest speaker Dr. Christopher Botero, an assistant professor of Spanish-language Acquisition in the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Georgia Regents University, folkloric traditional dances of Panama, and Hispanic food sampling.

  • School council optimistic about future

    Sep 26, 2014

    School officials from Richmond, Columbia, and Aiken counties met during the Fort Gordon quarterly Parent and Youth Advisory Council meeting Sept. 19 at Gordon Conference and Catering Center. Hosted by Child, Youth, and School Services, the meeting was an opportunity for school officials from each district to discuss topics relevant to the military community. It was also a time for Fort Gordon's garrison commander to update school officials on installation happenings pertinent to the schools.

  • Preparation is key to smooth move with pets

    Sep 26, 2014

    Military families have a lot to plan and prepare for when faced with a permanent change of station. Even the most organized families are prone to having something slip through the cracks, and often times, it's the family pet.

  • GRU hosts cross-country meet, supports NCAA partnership

    Sep 26, 2014

    Georgia Regents University hosted a pre-conference cross-country meet for the first time on Fort Gordon as part of a new pilot partnership between the military and the NCAA.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Soldier wins USARPAC paralegal challenge

    Sep 26, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- An Army paralegal specialist job is to maintain law and order and ensuring the punishment fits the crime. However, when it comes to basic Soldiering skills one paralegal stands out in front of the rest.

  • 1-14 Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Soldiers participates in Exercise Lightning Strike

    Sep 26, 2014

    WAIOURU, New Zealand -- Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, clear customs and unloaded their equipment after arriving in New Zealand to participate in the Lightning Strike Exercise Sept. 25. (U.S Army photos by Sgt. Christopher Hammond, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs/Released).

  • PCMS essential for troop readiness

    Sep 26, 2014

    Joint Task Force Carson commanders spoke to local Colorado leaders about training and environmental stewardship at PiƱon Canyon Maneuver Site, during military exercise Iron Horse Focus, Sept. 22-23, 2014.

  • Exchange Honors Military Retirees with 'Still Serving' Promotions Oct. 3-9

    Sep 26, 2014

    To pay tribute to veterans' enduring sacrifices, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will salute America's 2.4 million military retirees with "Still Serving" events.

  • Charity receives bumper crop of aid from Arlington House garden

    Sep 26, 2014

    Nearly two centuries of local agriculture history and a rejuvenated garden plot have turned multi- bushels of herbs, vegetables and fruits into a charitable bonanza at Robert E. Lee's Arlington House this growing season.

  • CelebraciĆ³n Mes de la Hispanidad

    Sep 26, 2014

    With music, song and traditional food, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 17.

  • New fire station mural remembers Fort Myer, JBM-HH firefighters

    Sep 26, 2014

    The barracks and office space at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department building recently received new coats of paint and a visual upgrade, but one six-foot by nine-foot section of wall was set aside for fireman Cory Drake.

  • There's a new Doc on the joint base

    Sep 26, 2014

    Corpsman up! Those words have historically sent an enlisted Navy medic rushing to the side of an injured Marine on the battlefield.

  • Survivor Outreach Services assists families of fallen servicemembers

    Sep 26, 2014

    For the Survivors of deceased active duty servicemembers, finding the resilience necessary for coping with life's everyday adjustments and stressors requires a team effort. On the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) is operated by a two-person team dedicated to connecting individuals with supportive and financial resources.

  • Fort Sill Oktoberfest on tap for Oct. 3

    Sep 26, 2014

  • Mission: Operation CODE

    Sep 25, 2014

    A group of over 40 children, between the ages of 4 and 11, accepted a Top Secret mission at White Sands Missile Range Sept. 19. The children suited up in their "fatigues" and were escorted by their squad leader to Camp Liberty, also known as the 2nd Engineer Battalion Headquarters, to accomplish the details of their mission.

  • Get R.E.A.L.: Program eases transition into military life for spouses

    Sep 25, 2014

    Adapting to change can be tough, but one Fort Rucker program is helping to ease the transition into the military life for Families.

  • Post facilities, parents partner to ensure child safety

    Sep 25, 2014

    Fort Rucker leadership, facilities that provide child care, child care providers and staff at agencies who provide services for children are in a partnership with parents to protect the children of the Fort Rucker community.

  • Be aware: Education key to combating domestic violence

    Sep 25, 2014

    Domestic violence comes in many forms and affects men, women and children, and Fort Rucker is doing what it can to increase awareness on the issue.

  • Fort Rucker makes recycling easy

    Sep 25, 2014

    Fort Rucker's Recycling Center processes a wide range of materials to help reduce waste and maximize the community's efforts to "think green."

  • Pink class: Candidates dedicate themselves to awareness

    Sep 25, 2014

    Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women, but one group of Soldiers on Fort Rucker is taking on the fight against it head on.

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