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  • IMCOM Northeast director receives Presidential Rank Award

    Jul 8, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Installation Management Command Northeast Region Dierctor Russell Hall, center, flanked by Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, and Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of IMCOM, accepts a Presidential Rank Award during a June 28 ceremony recognizing 26 career executives and senior professionals from the Army civilian workforce. The award is the most prestigious recognition afforded to Army civilians.

  • Fort Sill celebrates America's birthday

    Jul 8, 2010

    Fort Sill celebrates Independence Day July 5

  • EFMP requires updates - deadline approaches

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers caring for Exceptional Family Member Program relatives who have not updated their records in the past three years must complete this process by July 16, according to Lyster Army Health Clinic staff.

  • Human Resources officially stands up at Knox

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- With the uncasing ceremony held June 25 at the LTG Timothy Maude Complex, the U.S. Army Human Resources Command is officially up and running at Fort Knox.

  • Motorists causing problems for firefighters

    Jul 8, 2010

    Motorist mistakes, lack of attention delay firefighters from reaching emergencies on post

  • TF Falcon Soldiers earn battlefield promotions

    Jul 8, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Task Force Falcon, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon received battlefield promotions at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 5. Sergeant Roberto Solorzano was promoted to staff sergeant, and Spc. Anthony Hister, was promoted to sergeant during the ceremony.

  • TF Marne hometown heroes media plan ends with Fox interview

    Jul 8, 2010

    <b>CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq</b> - The graphic first started out as a blank map, but weekly it began to fill up with red dots. Those dots represented people throughout the United States learning about the lives, experiences and goals of Task Force Marne servicemembers and civilians. "My Marne Hometown Hero" program kicked off May 15. The goal was for the Task Force Marne Public Affairs Office to facilitate 50 interviews in 50 days.

  • 'Big Deuce' exposes cadets to branch

    Jul 8, 2010

    A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery deployed to the United States Military Academy to deliver fires exercises for cadet summer training

  • Early redeployment allows Army, Spartan Brigade to keep promise

    Jul 8, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The decision to send U.S. Soldiers back early from Iraq is a critical part of meeting the President of the United States' mandated troop strength of 50,000 troops in Iraq by Sept. 1. The President is able to make that decision because of the improving security condition and the growing capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces.

  • Servicemembers become citizens July 1

    Jul 8, 2010

    13 Soldiers take the oath of citizenship July 1 at Fort Sill and become American citizens

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Gordon

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- The Army Chief of Staff visited the home of the Signal Corps June 25 to commemorate its past and celebrate its future.

  • Fort Sill public affairs officer retires

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- He gave Fort Sill and his country almost 43 years.

  • CDC director to retire after 26 years

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- When Thomas Manigo graduated from North Carolina's Barber-Scotia College in the early '70s with a bachelor's degree in sociology and history, he had hoped it was his minor in drama that would provide his real bread and butter.

  • Luge athlete braves heat in BCT

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Before coming to Fort Jackson to train in the sweltering heat, Pfc. Joseph Mortensen spent his days sliding down frozen luge tracks around the world. Mortensen, 21, Company E, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, competed internationally in luge, a sport in which athletes race on sleds down a mile or so long track with speeds up to 90 mph.

  • USAG Schinnen leadership changes command

    Jul 8, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - Lt. Col. Chad Arcand assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen from Lt. Col. Fern Sumpter in a July 8 outdoor ceremony presided over by Col. Rick Tillotson, commander of USAG Benelux.

  • Baumholder spouses earn their spurs

    Jul 8, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - In an open field overrun by tall grass a "Soldier" thrusts a bayonet through a cut out target. As the blade finds its mark the bayonet wielder cries out "kill." She then draws the rifle mounted bayonet back and positions herself to punish the target again, this time with a butt stroke to the head.

  • BOSS teams up with German students

    Jul 8, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program teamed up with local German elementary school students and sparked a kickball match Friday that was more intense than the heat from the afternoon sun.

  • 'Mannheim Military Moms' connect

    Jul 8, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- From calming shrieking cries, teaching children the rules of the potty, and learning how to deal with deployments, the New Parent Support Program assists mothers and fathers in sleeping like babies themselves after long days of tending to their little ones.Even more soothing is the fact that Mannheim NPSP Home Visitor Andrea Manus created a Facebook page called "Mannheim Military Moms."

  • Force protection exercise puts Army, host nation teams to the test

    Jul 8, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hostages being held at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield credit union, a car explosion and bus accident at the Mainz-Kastel Transportation Motor Pool and a chemical spill were all situations facing garrison and host nation responders during a Force Protection Exercise in Wiesbaden June 25-26.

  • Korean War remembrance tour highlights importance of peace, security

    Jul 7, 2010

    In the wake of the South Korean warship Cheonan sinking and the death of 46 sailors, the Gyeonggi Province Office of the Vice-Governor Choi Hong-chul gave a group of 2nd Infantry Division Band members and Koreans a tour, June 23, through early and late Korean history that included the Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ.

  • Campers experience English immersion

    Jul 7, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Smiles were the order of the day as volunteers and parents watched their children, graduate June 25 from an English Camp at the Warrior's Club.

  • Activities kick off children's summer reading club program

    Jul 7, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - School is out and the children are restless. So as a summertime service to families, the USAG Casey library kicked off a summer reading club with a party June 24 at the Gateway Club.

  • Warrior Country hails new command team

    Jul 7, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Amidst threatening overcast skies and high humidity the Soldiers and civilians of Red Cloud Garrison and numerous military and Korean dignitaries gathered to witness a historic first - a same-day change in leadership of both the garrison commander and command sergeant major - June 30 on the Village Green.

  • Home run, Hearts Apart Families take in ballgame

    Jul 7, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Families of deployed Soldiers were treated to a picnic and were given tickets to a Junction City Generals baseball game.

  • Warrior Transition Battalion spouses retreat at Rock Springs

    Jul 7, 2010

  • Family Child Care offers stable environment for military children

    Jul 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - With so many options for child care available in the local community, military families may ask why they should choose Family Child Care, a program overseen by Child, Youth and School Services.

  • Fort Riley, Junction City chosen as historic Kansas 'wonder'

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - And then there were eight. A selection committee from the Kansas Sampler Foundation has counted the votes and the Fort Riley-Junction City area has been selected as one of the 8 Wonders of Historic Kansas.

  • Fort Irwin saving billions of drops of water through recycling program

    Jul 6, 2010

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- Each day that Fort Irwin and the National Training Center's recycled water, or tertiary treated water, program is in use more than 1.8 billion drops of water or 200,000 to 300,000 gallons of water are saved, which is a significant effort in any climate, but especially in the Mojave Desert, where Fort Irwin is located.

  • Team searches for energy alternatives off post

    Jul 6, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr has been searching high and low for ways to conserve energy and make the transition to using more renewable sources of energy in accordance with the Installation Management Command Campaign Plan.

  • Grafenwoehr's fitness center gets an energy boost

    Jul 6, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- After months of gray skies and less than desirable weather, residents have recently been blessed with long summer days filled with sunshine.

  • Soldiers must update EFMP enrollment

    Jul 6, 2010

    "Sorry, you aren't going anywhere until your EFMP status is updated," could be a distressing thing for a Soldier to hear as he or she is preparing to PCS.

  • Don't Lose Out on Your Benefits

    Jul 6, 2010

    Communication is a major factor these days when dealing with veterans, a good example to this is keeping track of all of your paperwork, included in this is your DD-214.

  • Monterey military march in Seaside Independence Day parade

    Jul 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines participate in the 61st annual Seaside Independence Day parade at Seaside, Calif. July 4.

  • Casualty assistance officers help families find light in darkness

    Jul 2, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The Army has come a long way from the days of Vietnam, when families of service members killed on active duty were greeted with telegrams coldly notifying them of their loss. Today, the Army sends trained notification teams, followed rapidly by casualty assistance officers to guide families through decision-making and completion of the necessary paperwork for all the benefits they have coming to them.

  • JBLM spouse faces a painful, new reality

    Jul 2, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The news came loud, but unclear. Erica Paci was awakened by vigorous knocking at her front door. Her heart pounding, she jumped out of bed and ran to see who was there. Met by two service members, a military spouse's worst nightmare suddenly became Paci's reality.

  • Garrison In Right Place To Grow With Tenants

    Jul 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a new grouping of installations being done by the Installation Management Command, Garrison commander Col. Bob Pastorelli is confident Redstone Arsenal will place among the top garrisons as it pertains to future funding.

  • German Reunion Highlights Two Anniversaries

    Jul 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Every even-numbered year since 2000, Heidi Weber Collier has organized a family reunion in Huntsville. But the reunion hasn't been for her ancestral family. Rather, it's been for the families of the German rocket scientists and engineers who adopted each other during the moves, first, from Germany to the U.S., and, second, from Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Proving Ground, N.M., to Redstone Arsenal and Huntsville.

  • Resilient Soldier, Cancer survivor to start support group

    Jul 2, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Soldiers constantly train in realistic environments, under realistic circumstances to make sure they are as ready as possible for any situation. However, nothing could have prepared Spc. Jessica Printy for the news she received at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

  • Fort Campbell's SOS assists Families

    Jul 2, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (July 1, 2010) - Survivor Outreach Services publicly extended a hand to Families of the fallen in a press briefing at 101st Airborne Division Headquarters, Friday, answering media inquiries into recent spikes in Soldier casualties in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Campbell's young bookworms

    Jul 2, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (July1, 2010) - Every summer the Robert F. Sink Library organizes a free Summer Reading Club geared for children starting kindergarten through fourth grade.

  • Fort Campbell Military Police place first in Nat'l Traffic Safety

    Jul 2, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (July 1, 2010) -- Fort Campbell's Military Police has proven for a third time that they're the best Military Police force in the nation when it comes to traffic safety.

  • 'Save a Life' designed to be shocking

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The laughter and joking stopped as soon as a video showing mangled bodies from car accidents began to play. It was part of the Save a Life Tour meant to "shock" people out of a possibly deadly decision: drinking and driving.

  • Training, experience lead lifeguard to save youth

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Two Fort Sill lifeguards recently responded as they were trained to do, saving a young child from a potential drowning at Rinehart Fitness Center pool at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Wainwright civilian employee wins community service award

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Alaskans know what it means to volunteer.

  • Can you hear me now: Fort Bragg couples learn communication skills at ACS class

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- With the use of cell phones and other electronic devices for communication, couples seem to be losing their verbalization skills and ability to communicate with each other.

  • Fort Bragg youth learn leadership skills, sense of community at conference

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Fort Bragg youth presented their top concerns to Col. Stephen Sicinski, garrison commander, at the seventh annual Fort Bragg Youth Leadership Conference held at Albritton Junior High School from June 23 to 24.

  • New emergency services on Fort Irwin commemorated

    Jul 1, 2010

    Fort Irwin and the National Training Center, Calif., has procured new resources and provided upgrades to its emergency services system. Ten emergency medical dispatchers and nine paramedic firefighters have been hired. A new communications 800 MHz repeater has been installed to provide communications from Fort Irwin to trauma centers in the County of San Bernardino and the state of Nevada. In addition, new emergency medical dispatch computer hardware and software has been incorporated into the existing Fort Irwin emergency dispatch center.

  • Fort Bragg holds 20th Annual Installation Awards

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Tuesday, more than 300 Fort Bragg employees packed into the Fort Bragg Club's Lafayette Room as the post held its 20th Annual Installation Awards ceremony. The ceremony honored both civilian and military employees in various categories for their efforts and accomplishment throughout the year.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers give back to local community

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers and civilians turned wrenches, tightened screws and performed heavy lifting to construct new playground equipment at Westgate Park in Dothan, June 26.

  • BRAC construction hitting targets as completed facilities begin receiving tenants

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Grass, sidewalks and landscaping have replaced dirt and construction equipment at several Base Realignment and Closure Act 2005 facilities and other military construction sites, as the number of completed projects on Fort Sam Houston continues to increase.

  • Civilian Personnel Advisory Center chiefs gather for training

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (July 1, 2010) - When Barbara Panther, director of the Civilian Human Resources Agency, visited the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, she knew she had found the right place to conduct leadership education for Civilian Personnel Advisory Center chiefs.

  • Students sift through pre-history

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - A culture that lived on Fort Leavenworth nearly 1,600 to 1,800 years ago left behind remnants for students from the Kansas Archaeological Field School to find.

  • Fort McPherson, Gillem, committed to EFMP

    Jul 1, 2010

    ATLANTA -- The Army knows Soldiers accomplish the mission when their Family is taken care of. Even if a Family member has some disability, be it physical, emotional, developmental or intellectual, the Army has committed itself to providing the best care possible.

  • Teens learn basic automotive skills through new class

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- During June, teenagers with Fort Belvoir's Child, Youth and School Services got a jump start in basic automotive care from their friends at the Kawamura Community Center Automotive Shop.

  • Fort Rucker Soldier's dance helps raise funds

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Col. Anthony Krogh burned up the dance floor with his partner and dance teacher Marta Trevathan at the inaugural "Dancing with the Stars Dothan Style" June 26 at Covenant United Methodist Church in Dothan. The charity event, organized by the Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership, raised $13,000 to promote awareness of substance abuse issues through education and public service.

  • Finance officer takes helm of USAG Benelux

    Jul 1, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - A career finance officer took the reins of U.S. Army Garrison Benelux Wednesday on ChiAfA..vres Air Base amid nearly 500 guests, including U.S and international military partners, local dignitaries and garrison employees.

  • Taking charge: Col. Love becomes new garrison commander

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Col. James Love assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison - Fort Jackson from Col. Lillian Dixon Friday during a change of command ceremony in front of Post Headquarters.

  • Environmental team manages successful combination of military training and conservation

    Jul 1, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Tank trails and roads cut across the 40,000 acres of the Hohenfels training area, dusty brown ribbons that vehicles use to carry Soldiers, munitions and equipment through a simulated war zone for multinational military training.

  • New class of West Point cadets include former Soldiers, NCOs

    Jul 1, 2010

    Among the West Point Class of 2014 are 17 combat veterans and nearly 50 active-duty military members. The Soldier Admission Program opens 170 slots each year for all members of the armed forces.

  • Summer adventures begin with Outdoor Rec

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- If you are a member of the community here and looking for adventure this summer, look no further than Outdoor Recreation. U.S. Army Garrison StuttgartAca,!a,,cs Outdoor Recreation offers a wide range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, whether families or singles.

  • Postal transformation comes to Stuttgart, brings convenience

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Mail room patrons on Kelley Barracks can now check their mailbox and mail items at the same place: the Postal Service Center.

  • CYS Services: making fitness fun for kids

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, germnay -- Turn off the television, shut down the computer and put that IPod down.

  • Contest inspires youths to step out of comfort zone

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Move over, Simon Cowell, and make room for the next big thing: U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Teen Idol.

  • iWatch anti-terror, anti-crime program kicks off in Heidelberg

    Jul 1, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- When most of us hear the words neighborhood watch, the first images that may come to mind could be that of a nosy neighbor peeking through tangled window blinds with an extra large pair of binoculars strapped to his face, or a crew of residents staked out on their front porch with flashlights, road guard vests and whistles.

  • 'Arabian' knight trains Fort Bragg troops in art of yoga

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - It's a typical humid morning for Fort Bragg, and Capt. Rachael Arabian assumes the standard physical training position - feet and palms flat on the floor, inverted arched spine and slow inhale of breath.

  • Foreign language students tour Casey Garrison

    Jun 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Twenty-four students and five teachers from Dongducheon Foreign Language High School recently toured U.S. Army Garrison-Casey.

  • Casey Garrison unveils new Community Activity Center

    Jun 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered in the new Community Activity Center June 26 to see the facilities and to enjoy an afternoon with a free buffet from Casey Garrison's Gateway Club.

  • 1/10 FA pays respects to fallen warrior

    Jun 30, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE DELTA, Iraq - Soldiers of COB Delta filled the theater to pay their final respects to a fellow warrior, June 4. Team Kahuna, a military transition team from Fort Riley, Kan., attached to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, paid their final respects to one of their own.

  • 3rd CAB Aviators receive Combat Action Badge

    Jun 30, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Rick Campbell, a pilot in Task Force Knighthawk, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Falcon, from Niles, Ohio, received a Combat Action Badge at Bagram Airfield, June 26.

  • Stewart-Hunter deployment manager focuses on preparing Soldiers, Families

    Jun 30, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The Army Community Service Offices at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield are busy places; that is a given. And in either one of them, you will find a variety of persons who take pride in their work and promise to give all who come in the best service available, even going beyond what may be required for the visitor.

  • Motorcycle safety a top concern at 188th Infantry Brigade

    Jun 30, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- During the summer months, as temperatures rise, experienced riders pull their motorcycles out of their garages more often, and future riders begin to consider their first investments to get them out on the road. And as gas prices continue to increase, so too has the popularity of Soldiers riding motorcycles. Currently more than 33,000 motorcycles are registered on Army installations, according to the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center; subsequently, motorcycle accident rates have increased proportionately.

  • Wounded Ranger returns to Hunter Army Airfield

    Jun 30, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b>- Rangers from the 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment greeted Staff Sgt. Cory Remsburg with cheers and applause when he arrived at Hunter Army Airfield in his van and was placed into his wheelchair, June 25.

  • 4th IBCT, 3rd ID, cases colors, head to Iraq

    Jun 30, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- A traditional ceremony marked the final step of deployment preparation for Soldiers assigned to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as the brigade and battalion's colors were cased on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, June 25.

  • 3rd Infantry Division headquarters Iraq deployment extended by 30 days

    Jun 30, 2010

    The Department of Defense decided June 25, that the Division Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, a 700-plus Soldier unit that comprises the headquarters of U.S. Division-North, is being extended in northern Iraq for 30 days.

  • ACS helps 4th IBCT Soldiers, Families prepare for deployment

    Jun 30, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Army Community Service hosted a Pre-Deployment Briefing and Fair for Soldiers and Family Members of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, at Fort Stewart's Caro Gym, June 14 - 25.

  • Soldiers train on virtual battlefield

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Engineers stationed at Fort Carson could always train in real vehicles with real weapons. Now, they also have the ability to train in a virtual world, thanks to computer simulators that can mimic the recoil of a rifle or even the rumbling of a vehicle driving down bumpy roads.

  • 'Iron Knights' prep for deployment at Home Depot

    Jun 30, 2010

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.---Nearly 100 Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, learned basic building skills and techniques for a local Home Depot store June 9 for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Rucker welcomes new garrison commander

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Col. James A. Muskopf took command of the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Rucker during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 28.

  • More than 500 from retirement community attend Presidio's Retiree Appreciation Day

    Jun 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The U.S. Open at nearby Pebble Beach could not prevent the attendance of over 500 to Retiree Appreciation Day at the General Stilwell Community Center on Ord Military Community June 19.

  • Recruits take oath of enlistment at Fort Carson

    Jun 30, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson commanding general swore in more than 80 future Soldiers and re-enlisted approximately 20 Soldiers during a new recruit ceremony at Iron Horse Park June 19.

  • Captain has special reasons to salute on Fourth of July

    Jun 30, 2010

    This Independence Day marks the fifth anniversary of Capt. Fred Babauta awakening from an 11-day coma after encountering an improvised explosive device in Ramadi, Iraq.

  • Former first lady speaks at PX of life in White House

    Jun 30, 2010

    Former first lady Laura Bush visited the post exchange at Fort Hood, Texas, for a few hours Sunday to meet Soldiers, retirees, civilians and Family members while signing copies of her new autobiography, "Spoken from the Heart."

  • Berlin Airlift: Remembering those who fell to feed a hungry city during massive humanitarian mission

    Jun 30, 2010

    For those who lived through the humanitarian effort to deliver supplies to the citizens of Berlin in 1948 and 1949, remembering is the easy part.

  • D6 Sends: Keep a watchful eye out for each other during July 4

    Jun 29, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The founders of this great Nation, representing the original thirteen colonies of the USA, signed the most important document in our Nation's history 238 ago.

  • Grafenwoehr gets back to nature with new environmental trail

    Jun 29, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - As Grafenwoehr begins a new era, post 100-year birthday, plans take shape for a new recreation center. The new Grafenwoehr nature trail at Dickhaeuter Lake officially opened, June 28, during a morning ribbon-cutting ceremony. Col. Chris Sorenson addressed a crowd of about 25 onlookers from the local German and American communities.

  • Family Child Care offers parents, children in-home options

    Jun 28, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Army's Family Child Care, or FCC, program has been in existence for decades, but there are still folks in the military community who are unaware that it is a viable child care option.

  • Wili Wili neighborhood taking shape

    Jun 28, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Nearly 150 homes have been completed in Wili Wili with less than 100 to go to finish the neighborhood at Wheeler Army Airfield.

  • Fort Carson honors 9/11 victims

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Fort Carson unveiled its World Trade Center Memorial within the memorial grove area near its main gate during a dedication ceremony held June 19.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Fulfilling the promise to all Family members

    Jun 28, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation.

  • Families of deployed Soldiers enjoy fishing day

    Jun 28, 2010

    PUEBLO RESERVOIR, Colo.---Mountain Post members participated in the 5th Annual Take a Kid Fishing day June 19 at the Pueblo Reservoir.

  • Dangers of Texting While Driving

    Jun 28, 2010

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Everyone knows that people can get distracted while behind the wheel. Changing CDs, putting on make-up, eating, and many other things can distract us from focusing on the road while we drive.

  • Supporting the troops: Springs citizens donate $80K to post programs

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The local community has donated tens of thousands of dollars so far this year through the Warrior Family Community Partnership to augment programs that support Soldiers and their Families, according to the installation donation coordinator.

  • Reading time makes splash at post library

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Where would someone find beach towels and bags, floats, fishing poles, bubbles, sun hats and puppets' That sounds a lot like a super center, however, that's not the story at the Grant Library, which is hosting its Make a Splash Summer Reading Program.

  • Fort Benning opens two child development centers

    Jun 28, 2010

    Many staff and students at Fort Benning's child development centers are experiencing what the arrival of 7,000 new families will mean for the post. The Main Post Child Development Center is being renovated, and two new facilities - Indianhead and McGraw Child Development and Performing Arts Center - have been built.

  • USO welcomes kids to farmers market

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Air Force training on Fort Carson supports Army

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The 13th Air Support Operations Squadron completed nearly two weeks of training June 11, conducting exercises on Airburst Range to prepare them for deployment with Army units later this year.

  • Fort Belvoir parents speak with Education Secretary

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; William Lynn, deputy secretary of defense; and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a professor at a D.C. area community college, visited Fort Belvoir Elementary School Tuesday to participate in a roundtable with military parents and personnel.

  • Six Soldiers win Armed Forces Taekwondo crowns, qualify for CISM

    Jun 28, 2010

    Six Soldiers won their divisions of the 2010 Armed Forces Taekwondo Championships on June 19 at Blue Mountain Sports Arena.

  • Country tour opens at Carson

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Country singers Mark Wills and Josh Gracin kicked off their Crazy White Boys Tour with a free concert at Iron Horse Park June 18.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Tobyhanna

    Jun 28, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Tobyhanna June 7-8.

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