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  • Neighborhood watch program needs community volunteers

    Jul 20, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) police bicycle unit is looking for residents to take part in the Neighborhood Watch Program, at Aliamanu Military Reservation.

  • Ask the Commander: Colonel answers questions about pool hours, physical training run routes, and get

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Colonel answers questions about pool hours, physical training run routes, and getting the latest garrison information

  • Army releases Makua EIS decision

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Department of the Army announced its record of decision for the Makua Military Reservation (MMR) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Thursday. The Army determined that MMR provides the best location to train company-sized units located on Oahu in combined arms live-fire exercises (CALFEX) and convoy live-fire exercises.

  • Workers find WWI era mortar

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A munition containing an unknown liquid was discovered on a former impact area, here, June 27. Workers encountered the munition while conducting routine ground excavations on a remote training area.

  • Advanced motorcycle training offered

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - An advanced motorcycle course is being offered by U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, in collaboration with the California Superbike School, Aug. 17-20, at the south aircraft parking ramp, accessible from Latchum Road, Wheeler Army Airfield.

  • Live-fire training changes Kolekole Pass hours

    Jul 20, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A new live-fire training schedule nearing final approval will change Kolekole Pass hours of availability as early as the beginning of August.

  • Fort Bliss celebrates Freedom Crossing groundbreaking

    Jul 20, 2009

  • Governor joins Fort Drum and local community to welcome Soldiers, salute nation

    Jul 20, 2009

  • Fort Drum Air Show thrills spactators with high-flying acts

    Jul 20, 2009

  • Captain pushes physical limits to aid wounded Warriors

    Jul 20, 2009

    Though all healthy Soldiers participate in unit PT programs, some push their bodies a little - or a lot - further than others. One such Soldier is Capt. Erica Chabalko, commander, Charlie Company, 162nd Infantry Brigade. The slightly built athlete is not content to put her body through the normal two- or four-mile run and two minutes worth of pushups and sit-ups, the events in the Army's semi-annual PT test. No, for Chabalko, who is a triathlete, the events are a run (anywhere from 10K to 26.2 miles), a bike ride (from 40K to 112 miles) and a swim (from 1,500 meters to 2.4 miles, in open water).

  • Warrior Spirit TV: Broadcasting Fort Polk

    Jul 20, 2009

    Warrior Spirit TV (found on SuddenLink's channel 3, and Sprint's channel 4) is Fort Polk's own television station and is staffed by Jeff England and T.C. Bradford (formerly of "Guardian" fame).

  • 94th BSB first Army unit to receive LTASAca,!E+FMTVs

    Jul 20, 2009

    The Army has a new armor strategy for protecting Soldiers and 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division became the first unit fielded with these new up-armored vehicles June 16.

  • Red Leg NCOS set sights on defeating obstacle course

    Jul 20, 2009

    Noncommissioned officers from 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment gathered for an early-morning challenge at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk obstacle course near Georgia Avenue, July 1.

  • Soldier takes action during motorcycle collision aftermath

    Jul 20, 2009

    While traveling home from Fort Polk, southbound on La. Hwy 171 June 5, Spc. Billie Hebner, medic and non-commissioned officer in charge, attached to 209th Military Police Company, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, encountered one of those real-life situations. Hebner witnessed an accident June 5 and pulled over to assist. "A truck pulling out from a stop sign hit a sports bike right in front of me. They collided and the young man was ejected from his bike," she said.

  • Small Group Advisor Academy trains troops

    Jul 20, 2009

    As Soldiers of the 162nd Infantry Brigade prepare to start training combat advisors Aug. 31, they are doing everything they can to ensure the mission begins problem free. One way to prepare for the historic event is by training the cadre to mentor combat advisors.

  • 1-353rd Infantry conducts first M203 range

    Jul 20, 2009

    The 1st Battalion, 353rd Infantry Regiment conducts small-arms weapons training for deploying Foreign Security Forces - Combat Advisor service members; M4 carbine, M203 grenade launcher, M9 pistol and foreign weapons training. To prepare for that mission, the battalion conducted its first M203 qualification range June 26.

  • At long last

    Jul 20, 2009

    Fort Polk Family member and friends welcome home Soldiers of the 115th Combat Support Hospital as they arrive from a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Soldier-musician provides hope, life for others

    Jul 20, 2009

  • Developers of 'lifeline from the front' receive award

    Jul 20, 2009

    The Single Interface to the Field (SIF) has made it quicker and easier for Soldiers in the field to receive support from subject matter experts, prompting one Soldier to call it a "lifeline to the front."

  • Webster University offers credits for Civilian Education System course

    Jul 20, 2009

    Army Civilian Corps senior leaders now have another incentive for attending the Army Management Staff College.

  • Jazz Ambassador vies for top honors at Cab Calloway competition

    Jul 20, 2009

  • 'Moving' in the digital age: New Web site makes relocating easier

    Jul 20, 2009

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium Aca,!" Moving to and from Europe is more complicated than relocating stateside, but through a new Web site, Servicemembers now have more control over the entire transportation process.

  • ChiAfA..vres Garrison launches newcomers Web site

    Jul 20, 2009

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium -- ChiAfA..vres Garrison officials unveiled a Web site July 13 focused on helping newcomers make a successful transition into the community.

  • Annual garrison outing celebrates joint German American workforce

    Jul 20, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The country-style setting of a family-owned restaurant and biergarten, provided a festive and laid-back atmosphere for the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg's workforce's annual outing July 2.

  • Europe Library program hosts 'Absurdistan' author for August workshops, discussions

    Jul 20, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Army Europe Libraries continues its "Conversations" literary discussion series in August with Gary Shteyngart, critically-acclaimed author of "Absurdistan" and "The Russian Debutante's Handbook".

  • Bamberg's military community catches on FAST

    Jul 20, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany - Since January, the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg education center has offered six Functional Academic Skills Training classes for Soldiers who want to improve their General Technical score; a seventh is scheduled this month.

  • Humpherys enters a new era in health care

    Jul 20, 2009

    The Humphreys Medical and Dental Clinic ushered in a new era in health care during a renewal ceremony here on July 10. The ceremony marked the completion of a seven-month long, $3 million project that gutted the clinic and transformed it into a bright, modern facility focused on providing the best-possible medical and dental care to Soldiers and Families.

  • Freedom Chapel reopens for worship at USAG Humphreys

    Jul 20, 2009

    Thanks to a rousing restoration effort led by USAG-Humphreys Directorate of Public Works, Shinkwang Ind, Construction Company Ltd. and Soldiers from the garrison's chaplain team, Freedom Chapel will reopen for regularly scheduled worship services on Sunday, July 19. It has been nearly seven months since a Christmas-night fire gutted Freedom Chapel just hours after final services and shut down the chapel. Since the fire, services have been held in the Super Gym's community room.

  • Grunts pound out over Los Internacionales

    Jul 17, 2009

    The Grunts defeated Los Internacionales 12-2 in a softball game Tuesday at Gowdy Field. Los Internacionales, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, was shut out in the first inning, while the Grunts, Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course, scored on a Joel Molena RBI single to lead 1-0.

  • Benning to host ASA archery classic

    Jul 17, 2009

    About 1,500 professional and amateur archers are expected at Fort Benning next week for the sixth annual ASA Classic, sponsored by Team Realtree, organizers said. The four-day event begins Thursday and runs through July 26 on the ranges at Uchee Creek Campground.

  • Library service keeps families 'in touch'

    Jul 17, 2009

    It's called Video Messenger, and it lets Soldiers record messages to their loved ones while they're deployed or Temporary Duty. The free service is available at Sayers Memorial Library on Main Post. Most people choose to read books to their children, but the service is versatile, said Nancy Wahlstrom, technical services librarian at Sayers.

  • Bradley's combat history part of museum

    Jul 17, 2009

    The M-2 A2 Bradley, during its deployment to Iraq in 2003, was damaged when it hit an anti-tank mine. It was refurbished and brought to the National Infantry Museum in June 2007. It is a part of "The Last 100 Yards" exhibit.

  • Eight graduates ready to win the 'invisible war'

    Jul 17, 2009

    Eight warrant officers graduated from the first Electronic Warfare Technicians Course at Snow Hall at the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill and are being assigned to unit deploying for combat zones in the near future.

  • Soldiers praise new .50-cal machine gun

    Jul 17, 2009

    More than a dozen Soldiers test-fired an enhanced .50-caliber machine gun that allows troops to rapidly change the barrel without having to check or reset headspace and timing.

  • Stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door, jump right out and count to four!

    Jul 17, 2009

    Students with A Company began the first of three phases of training, while B Company troops entered their second phase and C Company troops completed five static line jumps to earn Airborne wings.

  • WTB partners with Groome to offer free shuttles to troops

    Jul 17, 2009

    Groome Transportation partnered with WTB to offer free shuttle services from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to wounded troops reporting to the unit. The service began June 29.

  • WTB to brief Army's WTB leaders on Reception Platoon

    Jul 17, 2009

    As Fort Benning's Warrior Transition Battalion streamlines inprocessing for Soldiers, it is taking its mission of improving Soldier care Armywide.

  • 197th Infantry Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Benning's 197th Infantry Brigade said farewell to its leader, COL Gregory Kane, and welcomed incoming commander COL Ryan Kuhn during a ceremony held Tuesday at the Parade Field behind the National Infantry Museum.

  • Freedom Crossing, Groundbreaking marks start of construction for most happening place in DoD

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Bliss and Army & Air Force Exchange Service officials celebrated a historic event July 17 during a groundbreaking ceremony for the first-of-its-kind retail development in the Department of Defense that will be constructed inside a military installation.

  • Good Health-A Best Practice at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jul 17, 2009

    Photo Caption: Tony Nguyen, an engineer employed at the Detroit Arsenal, exercises at the fitness center.

  • 'Phase One' of new Army C4ISR facility ahead of schedule

    Jul 17, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Just a little more than a year ago, Aberdeen Proving Ground marked the beginning of change on the installation at a groundbreaking ceremony for a nearly $800 million construction project as a major part of implementation of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) law.

  • Second phase of construction for new Army C4ISR facilities gains momentum

    Jul 17, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Change is evident at Aberdeen Proving Ground with the installation buzzing with sounds of cranes and forklifts as it prepares to accommodate relocating employees as a result of implementation of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

  • CSM Davenport assumes new position of respondsibility at Bliss

    Jul 17, 2009

    After 40 years, Fort Bliss' command sergeant major position has been the responsibility of an air defense artillery Soldier and as of Friday, the responsibility of the post is now held by a cavalry scout.

  • Fort Campbell Camp teaches children

    Jul 17, 2009

    Green Camp at Fort Campbell is meant to teach the children how to better care for the environment around them. The children are learning the importance of recycling and ways to preserve natural resources.

  • BACH named 2009 Most Wired Hospital

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital is one of the country's Most Wired hospitals. The 100 Most Wired hospitals are torn between building on their IT successes and keeping a sharp eye on budgets. Marking its 11th year, the Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study continues to lead the field in analyses and benchmarking of healthcare IT. The 2009 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study shows an overall increase in both provider order entry of medications and electronic bedside matching at the time medications are administered.

  • New UH-72As aid 'Flatiron' at Fort Rucker

    Jul 17, 2009

    With the arrival of three new UH-72A Lakota helicopters last week, Fort Rucker's Air Ambulance Detachment, known as Flatiron, can better assist Fort Rucker and local communities by reaching medical emergency scenes faster.

  • Garrison remembers fallen heroes during 1/10th race

    Jul 17, 2009

    They are the fallen: Army Soldiers, reservists, Marines, Navy SEALs, Airmen. The men and women killed in the ongoing War on Terror were roommates, friends, mentors and heroes.

  • Fort Rucker troops return from deployments

    Jul 17, 2009

    Members of the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group and the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion returned from Middle East deployments.

  • ACS accreditation: consistent service, support, programs

    Jul 17, 2009

    It's one of the Army's most important weapons in providing customer service: consistency.

  • Revitalized indoor range strengthens military missions

    Jul 17, 2009

    STUTTGART, Germany - Looking down the barrels of their rifles, Special Forces Soldiers take aim at the targets and begin a small weapons qualification. The duty day is over, and the noise is deafening, but training continues, thanks to Range 7, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's newly improved indoor range on Panzer Kaserne.

  • Agencies work to fine-tune newest simulation

    Jul 17, 2009

    A team of 482 military, civilian and contractor personnel from the National Simulation Center, the Battle Command Training Program and Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation's Program Manager - Constructive Simulations recently conducted an operational readiness evaluation of the Army's emerging training simulation capability for division and higher collective battle command training.

  • Army warns troops to avoid 'diploma mills'

    Jul 17, 2009

    The Army is warning Soldiers to avoid unaccredited colleges and universities that offer instant degrees supposedly based on military experience or training.

  • Combined Arms Center civilian to receive presidential award

    Jul 17, 2009

    The highest-ranking civilian at Fort Leavenworth is set to receive the Presidential Rank Award at the end of July.

  • Wounded warriors continue to serve Army

    Jul 17, 2009

    Five recent combat veterans were sworn in as a Department of the Army civilian through the Army's Wounded Warrior Education Initiative. The program is a partnership with the Army and the University of Kansas that allows wounded warriors to earn a master's degree paid for by the Army.

  • University students discover environmental conditions at Schwetzingen training area

    Jul 17, 2009

    A group of German university students got a first-hand look Monday at the U.S. Army's stewardship of the environment at the Schwetzingen Local Training Area.

  • The Many Professions of PFC Patton

    Jul 17, 2009

    For many Soldiers, life before the Army stems from a small, quiet hometown and for others, life before the Army began in a bustling cityscape or rural town. For Pfc. John Patton, a native of the island of Kwajalein Atoll, within the Marshall Islands, life before the Army began in an entirely different country.

  • Veterans, Soldiers honor deceased veterans in Korean cemetery

    Jul 16, 2009

    Ken Sawyers (U.S. Army retired), commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10215, Uijeongbu, places American flags on the graves of U.S. veterans July 4 buried in Seoul Foreigner Cemetery. Sawyers was one of almost a dozen Soldiers and VFW members who visited the cemetery to pay respect to deceased veterans who contributed to protecting America's independence throughout the nation's history; including American Civil War veteran Brig. Gen. Charles W. Legendre. VFW member David Morris said, "Many people think of the fourth as just a holiday. Even though we are here in Korea, it's good to pay tribute to our fellow veterans where ever they are in the world."

  • Rucksack Bowling tourny held on Red Cloud

    Jul 16, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - More than 20 Soldiers came together in the USAG-Red Cloud Bowling Center July 14 to compete in the first Rucksack Bowling Championship for bowling teams and individual bowlers. The idea came from conversations among Ben Cho, USAG-Red Cloud Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation bowling center manager, and regular bowlers who participate in annual bowling league activities, Cho said.

  • Redstone Motorists Alerted to Hazardous Material Loads

    Jul 16, 2009

    What's the best defense against hazardous materials' "Awareness is the best tool we have to offer the community of Redstone," said Steve Caudill, environment, health and safety manager at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • Don't Miss the Boat on Safety this Year

    Jul 16, 2009

    This time of year families and friends hit the water for some much needed rest and relaxation. But they may be forgetting something. Boating safety.

  • Redstone Cyclists Should Wear Reflective Vest

    Jul 16, 2009

    The sunny days of summer see more cyclists on the streets of Redstone. In order to ensure those riders are seen, Redstone has specific equipment rules. "It's a short regulation and a pretty simple requirement," Garrison safety officer Mike Moore said. Bicycles are defined as a vehicle under Alabama law, Title 31, which makes them governable by the same traffic laws that both motorcycles and automobiles must follow. Those laws, including right-of-way and signaling are the same on the installation as they are off. Where the state's Title 32 and Redstone differ lies within Redstone Arsenal Regulation 190-5.

  • Education Conference

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Learning Business Outside the Classroom

    Jul 16, 2009

    "It's been a great way to get real on-the-job training while learning all the ins and outs of foreign military sales," said David Hadley, a graduate student at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Hadley is a member of UAH's Students Working at the Army in Parallel program which allows students to work in government positions while completing their degrees. While pursing his master's of business administration, he works in foreign military sales at the AMCOM Security Assistance Management Directorate. "At UAH the material they teach isn't out of a textbook. They relate everything to the real world and how things are done in practice," Hadley said. So when he heard about the program, he felt it would be a great opportunity to get a "foot in the door" and to apply more real-life experience to his classes.

  • Back from Iraq for his Third Huntsville Tour

    Jul 16, 2009

    After a year in Iraq, Col. Jeff Gabbert has returned to familiar surroundings in his new assignment. Gabbert is the commander of the Huntsville Contract Management Office, part of the Defense Contract Management Agency. He assumed command of DCMA Huntsville in a ceremony Thursday in Morris Auditorium at the Marshall Space Flight Center. This is his third Huntsville assignment. Gabbert, 45, served in the Apache Project Office from 1998 to 2000 and in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office from 2002-2007. He was in Iraq from June 2008 to June 2009 as the DCMA commander for Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Fort Riley USO sponsors family fun day, first major event

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Program to help Fort Riley teens get work experience

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Equal Opportunity Specialist Ending 42-Year Career

    Jul 16, 2009

    Clarenza Clark is ready for life after government service. The Garrison equal employment opportunity specialist is retiring Aug. 2 after more than 42 years. She entered government service in St. Louis with the Army Mobility Command in February 1967 and worked her way up to EEO specialist, YA-0260-02. Clark spent 30 years in St. Louis as a clerk-stenographer and secretary-stenographer before being reassigned to the EEO Office as a secretary. In October 1997, she moved to Huntsville.

  • Kansas secretary of state visits Fort Riley Warrior Transition Battalion

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Indiana Native Takes Wheel of Army Recruiting Brigade

    Jul 16, 2009

    Col. Glenn Richie looked out over the Soldiers of the 2nd Recruiting Brigade who were assembled Friday morning on Warrior Field under a hot Alabama sun. He then issued his first order as their new commander. "Shake it out," he said, giving them a momentary reprieve from parade rest. "While my remarks are brief, you've earned it." After their moment's respite and the audience's resulting laughter, he said: "All right, fall back in."

  • Research study looks beyond dieting to help teens with weight loss

    Jul 16, 2009

    Kaitlin Sheridan, a junior at Cole High School, visited with a Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor to inquire about the program, but was informed her weight rendered her ineligible. Ironically, she later saw a flyer requesting volunteers for a 12-month weight-loss research program at Brooke Army Medical Center for military dependent teens ages 12-17. Sheridan volunteered and lost 14 pounds.

  • Fort Riley employees learn leadership lessons, build networks

    Jul 16, 2009

  • 440th BSD 'Blood Runners' deploys to Afghanistan

    Jul 16, 2009

    Family and friends of 11 Soldiers assigned to the 440th Blood Support Detachment gathered at the Roadrunner Community Center July 10 to wish them farewell and best wishes as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The mission of the 440th BSD is to provide emergency collection, manufacturing, storing, distribution of blood and blood products to Division, Corps, and Echelons above Corps, medical units and to other operations.

  • AT&T donates $500,000 to Returning Heroes Home

    Jul 16, 2009

    Recognizing sacrifices wounded warriors and their Families make, John Stankey, president and chief executive officer of AT&T, presented a $500,000 check July 14 to the Returning Heroes Home organization to fund a learning center at the Warrior and Family Support Center for returning service members injured in war. WFSC, located at Fort Sam Houston, provides injured servicemen and women a home-like atmosphere outside the hospital environment. The 12,000-square-foot building opened late 2008.

  • Simple modification increases ATC reliability

    Jul 16, 2009

    An innovative solution developed and tested by personnel here increases reliability of a critical Air Traffic Control and Landing System (ATCALS).

  • On the job at Tobyhanna- Administrative Support Division

    Jul 16, 2009

    The Administrative Support Division's 12 employees provide customer service in a variety of Information Technology (IT) disciplines. While initially the division was organized to provide all Non-IT duties, the integration of IT into all aspects of modern life has changed the original purpose of the division. Division personnel provide services such as Internet design, conference room and special event set-up, mailroom support, electronic forms design, military photos, video capture and editing, graphic illustration, displays, morning news broadcasts, and graphic, photo, video, audio and television support.

  • Historic 13th Cavalry Regiment activates

    Jul 16, 2009

  • STB welcomes new commander

    Jul 16, 2009

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, U.S. Army Central commanding general, passes the colors to Lt. Col. Tamatha A. Patterson, incoming USARCENT Special Troops Battalion commander, on Hedekin Field at Fort McPherson July 1.

  • From high school drop out to colonel; a success story

    Jul 16, 2009

    On July 2, Robert Young was promoted to the rank of colonel and designated as the U.S. Army Central Logistics, Plans, Exercises, Programs and Policy chief. What appeared to be a momentous occasion celebrated by family and friends, held deeper meaning to a man whose career has been anything but average.

  • When using social networking, be mindful of personal OPSEC

    Jul 16, 2009

    In today's high-tech world, we connect with family friends, and colleagues in many ways. One of the foremost ways is through social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Use of social networking sites can be fun and rewarding, but it can also lead to dangerous situations. Here are a few simple tips to help keep the experience as safe and secure as

  • NCOs, Army Reserve honored in display

    Jul 16, 2009

    The Army Reserves and the Army NCO - both are vital to creating the world's greatest military fighting force. To honor both groups, the U.S. Army Reserve Command National Museum of the Army Reserve staff has created a display in the USARC Headquarters building that highlights their contributions to America's military excellence.

  • Wounded Warrior stands to welcome comrades

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sergeant Garry Thompson had been waiting on the day and the opportunity to welcome his comrades home after their 15-month deployment to Afghanistan. Paralyzed from the knees down, he wheeled himself onto the tarmac of Truscott Air Terminal to the foot of the stairs of the commercial aircraft on Sunday that was returning the 155 Soldiers of the 549th Military Police Co., 385th Military Police Bn., to Fort Stewart.

  • Leadership change for Asymmetric Warfare

    Jul 16, 2009

    Tuesday, Shaw looked upon a field of about 100 Soldiers and civilians from that same unit, which deals with responding to a variety of conventional and unconventional threats. He then turned over AWG's leadership to Col. James Mis, the former chief of Joint Operations in Special Operations Command South.

  • 549th MPs come home

    Jul 16, 2009

    More than 130 Soldiers marched across Cottrell Field, July 12 after conducting MP missions across four provinces in Afghanistan in support of the war effort.

  • Winn sponsors self-referral mammography

    Jul 16, 2009

    To emphasize the importance of annual breast cancer screening, Winn Army Community Hospital now offers annual mammography without a health care provider's order.

  • Stewart-Hunter covers social media with information reps

    Jul 16, 2009

    Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs Officer Steve Hart, accompanied by Stewart-Hunter's Department of the Army PAO intern Elise Van-Pool, discussed the 3rd Infantry Division's social media Web sites during the Chatham County Public Information Officer Association's monthly meeting held at CafAfA SCAD inside the Savannah College of Art and Design's Weston House, July 9.

  • Stewart-Hunter MEDDAC gets new commander

    Jul 16, 2009

    Col. John P. Collins, former commander of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, turned over the reins of Winn Army Community Hospital, Hawk and Tuttle Medical Clinics and the Warrior Transition Battalion to Col. Paul R. Cordts during a formal change of command ceremony held at Marne Garden, July 10.

  • Pilots crash, survive in flight simulator

    Jul 16, 2009

    Pilots with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade from the 3rd Infantry Division, are spending time in the aircraft simulators at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • CRYSTAL CLEAR: Mom learns love does not cure all ills

    Jul 16, 2009

    Between the baby and the dog, I think I have had more than my share of hacking coughs, mucus and vomit this week.

  • Riceboro community keeps kids in school

    Jul 16, 2009

    For the past 11 years, LeCounte, with the help of the community, Fort Stewart, the 3rd Infantry Division and local sponsors, has held an Annual Back to School Rally for the city of Riceboro and its surrounding areas.

  • COMMENTARY: Mom, kids make the best of family weekend without dad

    Jul 16, 2009

    Greetings from Destin, Florida! The kiddos and I are here for the weekend. This place is a little piece of heaven on Earth.

  • 3HBCT tank, Bradley crews train at the National Training Center

    Jul 16, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3HBCT, will be leaving the comfort of the Rotational Unit Bivouac Area and traveling out into the Mojave Desert for 14 days of intensive training during their rotation at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • McLaughlin: Set goals, keep focus

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class LaToya McLaughlin says the good mentors that she has had as a Soldier has shaped her military career for the better.

  • 2/7 Inf trains for night operations

    Jul 16, 2009

    Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted a night time air assault training mission during the night portion of their Bradley table twelve, July 11.

  • Logistics Modernization Director Remember Roots

    Jul 16, 2009

    Artro Whitman has been talking about logistics modernization for a long time. After 10 years of telling others what was to come, he has the pleasure of helping to write the next chapter of the Logistics Modernization Program as its new director. "I was a change agent for LMP back in 1999," he said. "A change agent is an individual who talks to people about what LMP is about, trying to get the community aware of what is going to take place. Primarily we were trying to make the command aware of the change that was coming and how it was going to impact them. It started the framework... I've been working this a long time."

  • Army Like Second Family to Female Aviator

    Jul 16, 2009

    Maj. Jennifer Newsome has spent much of her Army career flying Chinook helicopters. But these days her career has taken a turn into acquisition, where she works in the Cargo Helicopter Project Office for the Program Executive Office of Aviation. Since February 2008, she has served as the assistant product manager for the CH-47F Improved Cargo Helicopter, a remanufactured version of the CH-47 Delta cargo helicopter. Although no longer flying full-time, Newsome will always be among the first female helicopter pilots to fly in a war environment during two deployments in Operation Iraqi Freedom. With 11 years in the Army, Newsome is continuing to spread her professional wings as she takes on new responsibilities that will impact the Army's aviation fleet for years to come. The bottom line for her, as with many who are in Army leadership positions, is to make a difference for Soldiers and to continue in that mission for several more years. "This is my second family," she said. "That's a feeling. The Army came around at one point when I was a captain asking what they could do to keep us in the Army. I told them 'You can't do anything. It's the troops. It's the war fighters. It's not the incentives. It's not the money for sure. It's the troops as a whole. That's my family.'

  • Arsenal projects stimulate NY businesses

    Jul 16, 2009

    Several New York-area businesses share more than $3 million in maintenance and repair projects at the historic Watervliet Arsenal. Federal stimulus money in the amount of $1.65 million will soon be put to work at the Arsenal. Not part of the Federal plan, the Arsenal has nearly another $1.8 million allocated to NY businesses for ongoing mainenance and repair projects.

  • Army War College graduate tackles assignment in space

    Jul 16, 2009

    Army War College distance education program grad tackles assignment in space

  • PTSD topic of scheduled presentation

    Jul 16, 2009

    Fort Jackson will host Army Training and Leadership Development presentations about managing post-traumatic stress disorder July 27 and 28.

  • Casting a Web: TRADOC, Fort Jackson enter social media age

    Jul 16, 2009

    Social media sites have changed the way people stay connected, and the Army is part of that trend. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Fort Jackson are working to use social media to broaden communication across the Army and with the public.

  • Booklet prepares spouses for duty

    Jul 16, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Anthony Evans, a drill sergeant with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, said his wife knew very little about the Army before experiencing it with him.

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