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  • Armed Forces Week set May 12 - 16

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A Combined Color Guard, consisting of Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, presents the colors during the 2012 Armed Forces Day Celebration at Aberdeen Proving Ground. This year, Armed Forces week will be celebrated May 12-16. Events kick off Monday, May 12 starting with an Opening Day Ceremony and Golf Tournament at Ruggles Golf Course. Registration and a continental breakfast and warm-up is 7-8 a.m., followed by a welcome and opening ceremony, 8 to 8:30 a.m., lead by Maj. Gen. Peter Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command.

  • Local leaders get details on AR 670-1 revisions

    May 5, 2014

    A Department of the Army official fielded questions, clarified regulations and provided guidance on enforcement of revised uniform and grooming standards for all Soldiers during a training session at Spates Community Club at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall this week.

  • Earth Day draws youth from local schools

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and the APG North (Aberdeen) youth center hosted the annual Earth Day celebration for elementary school students April 25.

  • JBM-HH adds to team in fight on sexual assault

    May 5, 2014

    As government officials and the Department of Defense focus on combating and ending sexual assault and harassment in the military, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall has welcomed two new authority figures in the fight against the problem.

  • Army Performance Triad Kickoff set for May 7

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG's Army Performance Triad Kickoff celebration is set for May 7, with several free events planned throughout the day. The Performance Triad is a pilot program launched by the Office of the Army Surgeon General and Army Medicine. The three pillars of the Performance Triad are activity, nutrition and sleep.

  • ACAP, MCCS offers financial planning

    May 5, 2014

    Financial planning today, whether through a monthly budget or long-term investment, can be vital to long-term success, such as retirement. The Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall offers seminars, workshops and one-on-one financial counseling for service members and their spouses. In fact, the ACAP office on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base caters to outgoing service members by providing free services.

  • Dueling pianos roll out the laughter, music

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) hosted its second Dueling Pianos Comedy Show at Top of the Bay April 24.

  • Sailor killed in Norfolk shooting buried at ANC

    May 5, 2014

    At an April 7 Naval Station Norfolk memorial service for Master-at-Arms Second Class Mark A. Mayo, U.S. Navy Chaplain Commander Denis Cox stated that "It is good, fitting and proper that he will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery."

  • Drug take-back yields more than 200 pounds

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In honor of National Drug Take-Back Day, the APG Army Substance Abuse Program and the Directorate of Emergency Services turned in over 200 pounds of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications to the Drug Enforcement Agency in Bel Air April 26.

  • Expo features innovative technology

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 400 people viewed the latest innovations in technology during the Spring Technology Exposition at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Bench-press competition gains popularity

    May 5, 2014

    The entry numbers continue to grow when Marine Corps Community Service Henderson Hall's Semper Fit staff announces a bench-press competition.

  • APG hosts Marine Corps Recruiting Field Event

    May 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground's Shore Park was overrun with Marines last Saturday. Instead of a messy battle, however, it was a neatly, organized event that left organizers with the satisfaction that prevails when a plan comes together.

  • Cody Child Development Center helps kids, families get fit

    May 5, 2014

    Cody Child Development Center welcomed dozens of kids and their parents to a day of family fun and fitness April 26. Various fitness stations were set up outside the CDC on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base, and a disc jockey played music at the start line to pump up participants as they made their way around the circuit.

  • Culture, language skills position future leaders for success

    May 5, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets are participating in the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program, designed to immerse ROTC cadets in various languages, cultures and socio-economic situations so they can learn, through personal experience, that theirs is not the only culture in the world.

  • Motorcycle safety: not just for May

    May 5, 2014

    While Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month kicked off nationally May 1, Army officials are urging leaders across the force to treat rider safety as a year-round imperative in response to rising PMV-2 fatalities

  • Post to conduct antiterrorism exercise

    May 5, 2014

    Fort Campbell will conduct a full-scale antiterrorism and emergency response exercise May 8. More than 20 on-post agencies will respond to several notional scenarios throughout the morning, designed to help evaluate the installation's first responders and support organizations' emergency response procedures. The post-wide exercise will kick-off around 8:30 a.m. with an active shooter scenario, followed by a resident search in the afternoon, according to Jay Fangman, exercise director, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security. Agencies participating include installation First Responders and other support organizations that have an emergency role or responsibility. "The senior leadership at Fort Campbell is fully engaged in the entire emergency management plan," said Brian Carrigan, DPTMS. "The protection, well-being and safety of all Soldiers, civilians and Families are a priority. Even though this full scale exercise concentrates mainly on an active shooter scenario, it exercises several other elements of protection."

  • CENTCOM chief of staff visits AFSBn-Qatar

    May 5, 2014

  • Campbell Crossing aims for stress-free on-post residency

    May 5, 2014

    Moving can be a stressful time in a Soldier's life, whether he or she is single or has a Family. "We're here to help and to try and take that stress away from them," said Chris Leary, assistant leasing manager at Campbell Crossing LLC, Lend Lease's privatized Family on-post housing community. "It's one less stressful thing. At least they know their housing is secured." To be eligible to live in on-post housing at Fort Campbell, Soldiers must be stationed here and have accompanying dependents. Eligibility is verified via PCS orders and the DD Form 1172, which is the DEERS enrollment. Eligible inbound Soldiers should visit the "Become a Resident" page at www.campbellcrossingllc.com, to fill out a housing application first.

  • Preserving a legacy: 4th Brigade Combat Team inactivating

    May 5, 2014

    The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, furled and cased its colors April 25 during its inactivation ceremony. As one of 10 brigades Army wide, chosen to inactive as part of the BCT 2020 model, great care has been taken to preserve its history and honors through the safeguarding and conservation of its historical property, artifacts and archives. "The 4th Brigade Combat Team is aligned with the 506th Infantry Regiment, so our history goes all the way back to 1942," said Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper, 4th BCT public affairs officer. "There are more than 100 historical artifacts related to the 506th. Thankfully, we have a much better historical item accountability process than we have had in the past, to help preserve the history, the legacy and the lineage of not only the 506th, but the entire brigade." When the brigade inactivates, 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion of the 506th Infantry Regiment, will realign under 1st and 3rd Brigade Combat Teams of the 101st Airborne Division respectively, maintaining the "Currahee" legacy and thereby transferring with their corresponding historical artifacts.

  • Housing Services helps troops find off-post homes

    May 5, 2014

    Relocating to a new Army duty station can be tough for any Soldier and his or her Family if they've never lived at that location. Moving to a home off post may pose some challenges for service members without knowledge of the area. Officials at Fort Campbell's Housing Services Office provide off-post residency guidance to all Soldiers. "We focus on Soldiers that live off-post -- guiding them to a stress-free move," said Yolanda McDaniel, Housing Services Offices chief. "It's mandatory to in-process and out-process HSO."

  • Yuma Proving Ground major player in unmanned aircraft world

    May 5, 2014

    Yuma Proving Ground Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) testing workload has steadily increased for 12 years. Today, the proving ground tests between seven and 10 different UAS-types each week for a total of 20 to 30 weekly individual flights. The annual total of unmanned aircraft flight hours performed within the proving ground's restricted airspace numbers well over 3000.

  • Soldier's story serves as a warning about sexual assault

    May 2, 2014

    As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria hosted 'Take Back the Night,' a conference highlighting the problem of sexual assault in the Army, April 29.

  • Signal Soldiers reconnect at Fort Gordon after decades

    May 2, 2014

    Fourteen service members from Bravo Company, 26th Signal Battalion, gathered for a reunion here, April 25. The unit was activated Aug. 15, 1961, in Germany, and inactivated Oct. 15, 1991. Most of the veterans had not been back to Fort Gordon since graduating Advanced Individual Training more than 40 years ago. Some of them went on to have full careers, but most served a few years then left the military.

  • May is Women's Health Month

    May 2, 2014

    The Army recognizes May as National Women's Health Month.

  • The realities of Army motorcycle accidents

    May 2, 2014

    I don't like to start these columns, or any of my correspondence to the field, with bad news. Truthfully, our Army is still doing very well overall with regard to safety; as of April 28, total accidental fatalities were down four percent from fiscal 2013. That's a great accomplishment, and I don't want to take away from it by focusing on the negative. But, I think it would be a disservice to you and our Soldiers to gloss over the fact that motorcycle fatalities are up sharply from this time last year, that indiscipline is still their leading cause, and that NCOs continue to make up a disproportionate share of the deaths.

  • SHARP: Expert seeks to help eliminate sexual assault

    May 2, 2014

    While zero tolerance is the goal, the Army admits it still has work to do to combat sexual assault and harassment.

  • Fort Rucker honors volunteers for service

    May 2, 2014

    Fort Rucker paid tribute to its volunteers at The Landing April 23 with the theme "Changing Lives and the Community.

  • Fort Rucker hosts 3rd Earth Day Expo

    May 2, 2014

    Fort Rucker hosted its third annual Earth Day Expo April 22 and more than 10 vendors displayed items ranging from cloth diapers to natural gas-operated vehicles, all which help preserve the environment.

  • Fort Sill unit outing welcomes home deployed Soldiers

    May 2, 2014

    Soldiers of 578th Forward Support Company in conjunction with the company's family readiness group, fulfilled a wish and promise of the command team: a welcome home and congratulatory barbecue April 25 to celebrate the unit's cohesion and successful mission in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Competition, camaraderie build confidence for Fort Carson wounded warriors

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Carson's Warrior Transition Battalion held a Commander's Stakes sporting event April 15-17, 2014, that helped Soldiers in the unit build camaraderie and confidence and helped them qualify and prepare for the upcoming Warrior Games.

  • Days of Remembrance: Friedlander recounts story of survival during Holocaust

    May 1, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach invited Holocaust survivor Margot Friedlander as the keynote speaker during the National Days of Remembrance ceremony at Katterbach Chapel April 24, 2014.

  • USAG Ansbach entertainment director gets Army-level MWR honor

    May 1, 2014

    Vikki Hanrahan, entertainment director for U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Morale, Welfare and Recreation, received MWR's Recreation Career Employee of the Year Award during the Topper Awards Show and Ceremony in nearby Kaiserslautern.

  • Personal code of conduct drives award winners

    May 1, 2014

    Two employees who bring their A-game to work every day have earned accolades for meeting or exceeding mission requirements.

  • Three Soldiers credited with rescue on Black River

    May 1, 2014

    What had been planned as an evening of fishing for three 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Soldiers, turned into a courageous, yet bittersweet, rescue on a local river.

  • Army names Fort Drum best Fire Prevention Program

    May 1, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum's Fire Prevention Branch will compete against other programs across the Department of Defense after being named best in the Army on Thursday.

  • Employee to receive prestigious award

    May 1, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum's chief engineer will receive the U.S. Army's highest civilian honor next week.

  • Leaders converge at CCAD for Organic Industrial Base summit

    May 1, 2014

    Army commanders from depots, manufacturing arsenals and ammunition plants throughout the country gathered in South Texas, April 21-25, to discuss best business practices and lessons learned as part of the Army Materiel Command's Organic Industrial Base (OIB) Summit.

  • Large brush fire interrupts wildfire training

    May 1, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum firefighters training on post with New York state wildland fire experts immediately put their skills to the test last week when a real-world range fire kicked up near the north side of Antwerp Tank Trail.

  • Engineer Regimental Week honors the fallen, highlights future

    May 1, 2014

    "Essayons" was a popular word on Fort Leonard Wood last week as engineers celebrated their profession and honored fallen Sappers during regimental events.

  • Olympic legend, storied writer visit Fort Drum

    May 1, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- To be recognized as the greatest, some win gold medals, some win prestigious awards and some win wars.

  • Motorcyclists prepare for upcoming riding season

    May 1, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It was just over 20 degrees when the motorcycles came rumbling onto the training range across from Clark Hall on April 17. Six riders arrived to take the Experienced Riders Course in anticipation of the upcoming season.

  • McCaskill: Fort Leonard Wood crucial to nation's strength

    May 1, 2014

    The highest ranking Democratic woman in the history of the Senate Armed Services Committee visited Fort Leonard Wood April 24 and said the post's mission is critical to the nation's military and its future.

  • Freedom elementary students visit post's Sappers

    May 1, 2014

    For Freedom Elementary 5th graders, visiting the Fort Leonard Wood Sapper Leader Course has become somewhat of a tradition, and the favorite field trip of the school year. This annual event clears up some of the mystery surrounding the military and what Soldiers do during the workday.

  • Commentary: Schweinfurt's military children have big stories to tell

    May 1, 2014

    In many ways, our military children look and act like other civilian children. Their differences aren't visible on the surface, but spend a few moments with one and those differences start to become more prominent to the plain eye.

  • Days of Remembrance brings history to life

    May 1, 2014

    Monday was a solemn reminder of the lessons history can teach a society, as Fort Leonard Wood community members gathered to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day at Lincoln Hall Auditorium.

  • Marne Air Soldiers retire

    May 1, 2014

    Soldiers from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hung up their combat boots during the 3rd Infantry Division retirement ceremony held at Club Stewart April 24. The 3rd CAB command team of Col. John D. Kline, and Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Snyder, along with Chief Warrant Officer 5 George Kelly, command chief warrant officer, were on hand to provide the keynote speech and facilitate the ceremony.

  • Center teaches importance of recycling

    May 1, 2014

    Students from W. S. Sandel Elementary School explored Fort Jackson's Recycling Center earlier this week.

  • MOMC closes out with fun fair

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Jackson ended the Month of the Military Child with a family fun fair at Patriot Park, April 26, 2014.

  • Retiree Appreciation Days scheduled

    May 1, 2014

    Military retirees will be honored during Fort Jackson's Retiree Appreciation Days or RAD, scheduled May 15-17.

  • Schweinfurt inducts its lastest NCOs during ceremony

    May 1, 2014

    In front of family, friends, peers and subordinates, 26 of USAG Schweinfurt's newly promoted noncommissioned officers pledged to provide that leadership at the NCO Induction Ceremony held March 31 behind locked doors (an NCO tradition) of the Ledward Theater.

  • Fort Sill conducts ANZAC Day ceremony

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Sill held its annual ANZAC Day ceremony with a dawn service -- the time of the original landing -- April 25, on the grounds of the Old Post Chapel here.

  • Fort Sill holds first Western Heritage Days

    May 1, 2014

    People sampled a Oklahoma culture and history at Fort Sill's first Western Heritage Days April 25-27. Activities ranged from a free concert to a parade to trick roping to cowboy story telling to hay rides.

  • Fort Sill hits the 'Big' time

    May 1, 2014

    The Air Force Reserve put on a concert April 25, that filled Fort Sill's Polo Field with more than 8,000 service members and Big & Rich fans from Lawton and the surrounding area.

  • Fort Carson students learn good stewardship on Earth Day

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Carson hosted several events from April 21-23 in observance of Earth Day.

  • Fort Carson holds household hazardous waste collection on Earth Day

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Carson held a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in observance of Earth Day and diverted nearly 16,000 pounds of waste from going to the landfill.

  • Tuskegee Airman shares experiences with Fort Carson WTB

    May 1, 2014

    A member of the Tuskegee Airmen shared his experiences with Soldiers from the Fort Carson Warrior Transition Battalion.

  • Servicemembers support local community at Route 1 Cleanup

    May 1, 2014

    Representatives from the Fort Belvoir Garrison Command team, the installation Marine Corps Detachment, servicemembers at Fort Belvoir and local community members joined the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce in the annual Route 1 Cleanup Saturday. The goal of the event is to build camaraderie among military and civilian community members while cleaning up Route 1 in the process, according to Jacqueline Leeker, Fort Belvoir Garrison Public Affairs office, community relations chief.

  • Three Fort Drum Soldiers credited with rescuing woman from Black River

    May 1, 2014

    What had been planned to be an evening of fishing for three 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers turned into a courageous, yet bittersweet, rescue of a young woman from a frigid river.

  • ADA chefs best on Fort Sill

    May 1, 2014

    Third Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery chefs, Sgt. Leonardo Nino and Spc. Robert Taylor won their respective boards March 12 in the second quarter senior and junior chef competitions at Fort Sill.

  • Officials break ground for Route 1 widening project

    May 1, 2014

    Officials broke ground for the U.S. Route 1 widening project Monday outside Fort Belvoir's Lieber Gate. The $180 million project will widen a 3.5-mile stretch of U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) from four to six lanes from Telegraph Road to Mount Vernon Highway in Fairfax County, directed by a partnership between the Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division; the Virginia Department of Transportation; Fairfax County, Va., and U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir.

  • Middle-schoolers get unique science opportunities

    May 1, 2014

    What started as the desire the give military children on Fort Belvoir better science, technology, engineering and math programs has become a community-wide STEM program that continues to grow. Last weekend, Walt Whitman Middle School's X-STEM Team was invited to present at the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C. (The X stands for "extra.")

  • Fort Sill event recalls Holocaust's lessons

    May 1, 2014

    Paul Kessler, of the Dallas Holocaust Museum, was the speaker at the Fort Sill Days of Remembrance luncheon April 24, at the Patriot Club.

  • SOS honors Gold Star Wives Day during luncheon

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Belvoir Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services program members recognized "Gold Star Wives Day" during a luncheon at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club, April 24. April 5 was designated as "Gold Star Wives Day" to publicly recognize the sacrifices made by our servicemembers in support of our Nation.

  • 3-2nd ADA Soldiers train air, rail load operations

    May 1, 2014

    Soldiers from A Battery, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery trained on air and rail load operations April 8 at a Fort Sill Logistics and Readiness Center (LRC) warehouse.

  • Severe weather readiness highlighted during PrepareAthon event at Exchange

    May 1, 2014

    Residents at Fort Belvoir, Department of Defense civilians and non-government civilians in the local community learned how to prepare for severe spring weather events, Wednesday during the Federal Emergency Management Agency's PrepareAthon at the Fort Belvoir Exchange. The campaign strives to increase understanding of the types of disasters which may occur in the area like tornados, wildfires, floods and hurricanes, as well as inform people on what should be done to stay safe and mitigate damage.

  • DPW team presented environmental award

    May 1, 2014

    The Fort Meade Environmental Division's Installation Restoration and Military Munitions Response Program team was presented with the Army's highest award for outstanding performance and excellence in environmental stewardship, sustainability and leadership.

  • Town hall meeting updates garrison on Army issues

    May 1, 2014

    Col. Glenn Waters, Fort Sill Garrison commander, hosted the State of the Garrison April 25, in Kerwin Auditorium to give civilian employees an understanding of what is happening in the higher Army levels and to hear what is happening at the lower ones.

  • 75th Fires Brigade volunteers paint Lawton

    May 1, 2014

    The 75th Fires Brigade launched a massive volunteer effort April 25 throughout the Lawton-Fort Sill community painting 27 homes.

  • USO Warrior and Family Center manager wants to 'give back'

    May 1, 2014

    The current Fort Belvoir USO Warrior and Family Center manager has a long Family history of military service. Ranna Armstrong, who became the manager of the USO at Fort Belvoir Feb. 3, said her appreciation for current servicemembers is one reason she decided to take this position.

  • Gold Star Children's documentary shows link between past, present Gold Star Children

    May 1, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services Program hosted a viewing of "Gold Star Children," Saturday at the Officers' Club. Members of the SOS program and three of the member's children gathered to watch the film that documents the connection between Vietnam era Gold Star Children and the current generation of Gold Star Children.

  • SHARP 5K run raises sexual assault awareness, promotes prevention

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Belvoir's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program hosted the 6th annual 5K Run/Walk April 24 to increase awareness of the problem of sexual assault and harassment in the military and to provide the Fort Belvoir community an opportunity to learn about the impact and prevention of these crimes and to support the victims. Despite strong breezes and chilly temperatures, some 200 people participated in the event. Volunteers from the USO, Fort Belvoir's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Directorate of Emergency Services supported the event, providing prizes, tents, refreshments, medical personnel and road security.

  • Nimble Titan examines future multinational cooperation opportunities for missile defense

    May 1, 2014

    22 participating nations and organizations joined forces to examine political and military operations and policy issues to potential scenarios involving ballistic missile threats 10 years in the future.

  • Sobering Presentation

    May 1, 2014

    Every half hour, somebody is killed as a result of an intoxicated driver getting behind the wheel of a car.

  • Little Big Town to perform July 5

    May 1, 2014

    Little Big Town, reigning Country Music Association Vocal Group of the Year, will headline Fort Sill Independence Day weekend festivities July 5 at Polo Field.

  • Leader involvement in motorcycle accidents

    May 1, 2014

    Little more than halfway through fiscal 2014, fatal motorcycle accidents are already 33 percent above last year's numbers. This is worrying, especially given lingering cold weather in much of the United States, where riding season has been delayed for many Soldiers. A deeper look, however, reveals an even more disturbing statistic: as of 21 April, 10 of the 12 motorcycle losses reported this year have involved enlisted leaders at the rank of sergeant and above.

  • Black Belt success humbles Hummel

    May 1, 2014

    James Hummel earned a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for his work improving Tobyhanna's NETT Warrior cable production, which resulted in an increase of first pass yield from 35 to 95 percent.

  • Fort Huachuca Garrison greets new commander

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Following the playing of the national anthem and the invocation, Col. Dan McFarland, outgoing USAG commander, passed the guidon to Thomas Schoenbeck, reviewing official and region director, Installation Management Command Central Region, who then passed it to Col. Thomas Boone, incoming USAG commander.

  • Airfield hangar named after, dedicated to Army aviation captain

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Second Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment dedicated Hangar 5 at Fort Huachuca's Libby Army Airfield to Capt. Bradly Nicka April 25.

  • Company C, 304th MI Bn. celebrates National Denim Day

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Cadre and students of Company C, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion contributed to the Army's mission of sexual violence prevention by celebrating National Denim Day April 23.

  • Eleven Soldiers honored during quarterly retirement ceremony

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Family, friends and Soldiers gathered to honor 11 military retirees for their dedication to duty and honorable service to the nation, April 24 on Brown Parade Field.

  • Prepare for wildfire survival now

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -The recent Brown, O'Donnell and Bisbee Fires should be a wake-up call that fire season is here, and people should prepare now if they haven't already done so.

  • Tax Assistance Center closes for season

    May 1, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Personnel from the Fort Huachuca Tax Assistance Center, or TAC, held a closing ceremony Monday to boast its most successful tax season yet.

  • Vet Clinic reminder: pet ownership comes with responsibilities

    May 1, 2014

  • Best of the best: Army's chief of transportation promoted to brigadier general

    May 1, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 1, 2014) -- The mental image of a young, inexperienced Soldier must have surely offered a contrast in time and place for Jack Sullivan.

  • Camp Zama celebrates military children

    Apr 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 30, 2014) -- April is recognized annually as the "Month of the Military Child" throughout the Army, and all month long, Camp Zama's youth had the opportunity to attend various events to recognize all that they do to support their community.

  • Volunteers earn recognition during ceremony at USAG Ansbach

    Apr 30, 2014

    At U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, volunteers received recognition for their work April 24 at a ceremony at the Von Steuben Community Center.

  • Division West hosts Fort Hood's Army Reserve 106th birthday

    Apr 30, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Army Reserve's 106th birthday rolled into Division West's 25th Street Chapel here April 23, highlighting the component's "Citizen Soldier" contributions to the nation. "This is the second time Division West has hosted the Army Reserve birthday and this is an initiative that's really starting to gain traction across the Army Reserve," said Brig. Gen. Gracus K. Dunn, Division West's deputy commander for support, speaking about the Reserve, which was created in 1908.

  • Sexual assault victim speaks out

    Apr 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - Command Sgt. Maj. Julie Guerra, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, speaks to members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command about her past personal experience as a sexual assault victim. During a April 30 presentation, Guerra spoke about the positive role her leadership played after the experience, today's focus on sexual harassment and assault in the services, the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program, and how she believes individual responsibility and strength allowed her to move beyond the event to become a mother, wife and command sergeant major.

  • Earth Day shares annual Fun Fest spotlight at Schofield

    Apr 30, 2014

    A 20th anniversary Family Fun Fest entertained an estimated 3,000 Soldiers and family members, Saturday, here, at Weyand Field, with entertainment, petting zoos, horse and carriage and pony rides, bouncers, games and, of course, plenty of food.

  • TRICARE "Blue Button" gives patients easy access to their health information

    Apr 30, 2014

    It's now easier than ever for TRICARE patients across the island of Oahu to securely access their lab results, x-ray findings, and refill information for medication.

  • Schweinfurt honors its volunteers -- force behind the force

    Apr 29, 2014

    In a small ceremony April 16, community members here gathered at the Finney Recreation Center to honor, thank and congratulate their peers, neighbors and friends chosen as the 2014 volunteers of the year.

  • Baumholder community focuses on its children

    Apr 29, 2014

    Baumholder's Child, Youth and Schools Services teamed up with Army Community Service and the Baumholder schools recently to present a united front in the fight against child abuse and to raise awareness for autism.

  • IMCOM Europe selects its best warriors

    Apr 29, 2014

    A week's worth of pushing their mental and physical capacities to the fullest paid off for Staff Sgt. Kareem Paschal and Spc. Jeromy Sisk, Installation Management Command Europe's winners of the Best Warrior competition held at Baumholder April 20 -- 25. Paschall was named the Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer and Sisk was the Best Warrior Soldier.

  • Community rallies for Autisim Awareness Month

    Apr 29, 2014

    "(Hohenfels is) coming together as a community saying 'we're all in this together.'"

  • Commentary: Bullying through the lens of a high school videographer

    Apr 29, 2014

    Romnick Fallejo, a senior at Schweinfurt Middle/High School, recounts a recent training session on preventing bullying.

  • Religious community working together to combat Moral Injury

    Apr 29, 2014

    Caregivers including clergy have always helped service members manage moral injury as they continue to fight personal battles after returning home from war. But as more and more Veterans begin to reintegrate back into civilian life after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is continued interest in moral injury within the medical and religious fields. This article discusses the concept of moral injury to include religious approaches to caring for affected Veterans.

  • The Rally to end sexual violence

    Apr 29, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. - SFC Tiffany Moore, 111th M.I. Brigade Sexual Assault Response Coordinator discusses the effects of sexual trauma with SFC Casey McConville from the 111th M.I. Brigade.

  • Resilience class tackles stress

    Apr 29, 2014

  • Australians, Fort Benning community mark ANZAC Day

    Apr 29, 2014

  • Former SecDef reflects in memoir

    Apr 29, 2014

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