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  • The best Army invention ever

    Aug 11, 2009

    The Army P-38 can opener has provided to be much more versatile through the years for resourceful Soldiers, from an aid to cleaning weapons to makeshift ornaments for an artificial Christmas tree.

  • BOSS marks 20 years with new logo at conference

    Aug 11, 2009

    Soldiers and Army civilians kicked off the 2009 Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers annual conference Monday with recognition of the organization's 20-year existence, a new logo and a birthday cake.

  • 171st MCC finally home after 15 months in Iraq

    Aug 11, 2009

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT hosts town hall meeting

    Aug 11, 2009

    U.S. Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command had a Commanding General Town Hall Meeting Aug. 6 at Bob Jones auditorium.

  • Remember, office safety begins with you

    Aug 11, 2009

    It may be easy to sit in your office and reflect on how much safer your job is than that of professionals who work outside of an office. After all, those individuals who work in the manufacturing, maintenance, construction, service and other industries are constantly scaling heights, working with heavy or potentially harmful equipment and maneuvering around other visible safety risks. Yet, according to Rice University in Houston, the disabling injury rate of falls, the most common work-related accident, is 2 to 2.5 percent higher for office workers than for non-office employees.

  • U.S., Pakistani military develop counter-insurgency plans

    Aug 11, 2009

    Senior leaders from the Pakistani and United States Armies met in Atlanta for U.S. Army Central's counterinsurgency seminar recently.

  • Multinational sniper course teaches more than just cover and concealment

    Aug 11, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - An out-of-place rock ... an olive drab rucksack not covered ... the subdued black muzzle of a Win Mag 300.

  • Training keeps the movement of Army equipment in Europe on track

    Aug 11, 2009

    VILSECK, Germany - Soldiers attending the Combined Arms Training Center's Unit Movement Officer Course, held in Vilseck, put their acquired knowledge to use during a practical exercise which evaluated their ability to properly secure and move military equipment for deployments.

  • Training helps Soldiers keep Europe's roads safe from hazardous materials

    Aug 11, 2009

    Thick black smoke billowed from the fire. Water didn't help. It actually fed the inferno. The more water the Soldier sprayed, the higher the flames licked toward the sky. It was a grease fire.

  • Conventional training prepares Soldiers for unconventional contingencies

    Aug 11, 2009

    VILSECK, Germany - According to Michael Dunson, lead instructor for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Course offered at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Combined Arms Training Center in Vilseck, today's Soldier needs to be prepared for chemical weapons on the battlefield, as more and more countries continue to test chemical and biological weapons.

  • Stunt-like driving course helps Soldiers evade terrorism

    Aug 11, 2009

    The backdrop: a quaint German village is nestled snugly on a hillside encircling an ancient Bavarian castle perched atop like some crown jewel of the region.

  • Rock-steady symbol unveiled at Painted Rocks

    Aug 10, 2009

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.Aca,!"Two Blackhorse SoldiersAca,!a,,c weeks of hard work came to fruition at the unveiling of the Year of the NCO Rock at the Painted Rocks at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 7.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna- Electrical Fabrication Support Branch

    Aug 10, 2009

    The Electrical Fabrication Support Branch's 45 employee's support the warfighter by fabricating a multitude of electrical power assets. The shop is in the final stages of a self-initiated Lean process renovation, which will improve efficiency and protect the team from injury. The branch is part of the Systems Integration and Support Directorate's Electronic Services Division. Branch employees fabricate power assets for programs such as AN/TPQ-36 and 37 Firefinder, Satellite Communications, Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System, power distribution illumination system (electrical), and AN/ASM-146, 147, 189 and 190 shelters. Some of the products the team produces include power distribution boxes, generator control boxes, Rack 100s and power cables. The team also travels around the globe to support several missions.

  • Up-armored truck helps workers design, modify CREW brackets

    Aug 10, 2009

    The presence of an up-armored truck on-post helps Tobyhanna engineers fabricate and modify brackets for a counter improvised explosive device system.

  • Garrison Supports Strong Families

    Aug 10, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison - Miami is promoting strong military families by sponsoring several programs, national and local, to give servicemembers and DoD employees the tools to develop a strong marriage. Joe Walker, garrison family advocacy program manager, arranged for more than 20 military and civilian couples to participate in two separate programs, a Marital and Relationship Conference and "A Weekend to Remember," both at no charge and one with free day care. The weekend conferences were filled with classes, speakers and workshops designed to foster better communications between married and almost-married pairs. The benefit to the military is obvious, Walker said. "When you are talking about marriage counseling you are talking about prevention," he said. "Anything that you can do to ensure the safety and wholeness of a family helps ensure readiness for the mission and helps the families know that we are here for them, the greater military family."

  • Ready, Set, Swing! Jazz Ambassadors to entertain Fort Meade

    Aug 10, 2009

    The Jazz Ambassadors will swing audience members 7 p.m., July 15, at the Fort Meade Pavilion. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the Jazz Ambassadors and will feature alumni, including the original bndmaster, retired Chief Warrant Officer Charlie Almeida. The concert is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

  • Hinder rocks Fort Benning

    Aug 10, 2009

    Hinder rocks for the Soldiers Saturday night at Wetherby Field.

  • New pre-K program focuses on academics, self-help

    Aug 10, 2009

    A new Army-wide pre-kindergarten program promises to teach children more than classroom rules and good behavior. It's called Strong Beginnings, and has a curriculum that includes science and technology, literature and math.

  • Winds of change sweep through Baumholder

    Aug 10, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Barely one and a half months after it's return from Iraq, the 2nd Brigade Combat team is on the move again. In a combined reflagging and change of command ceremony, the brigade's leadership said goodbye to Baumholder and a new brigade leadership team took over what is now the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Heavy.

  • Wiesbaden youths bring classic story to life

    Aug 10, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- For many people the story of "Pinocchio" brings back memories. The tale of a young puppet boy awakened by a blue fairy who tells him he can become a real boy if he proves himself "brave, truthful, and unselfish" is a part of many people's childhoods.

  • Wiesbaden students have fun, continue learning during vacation

    Aug 10, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - While many U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden teachers and youths enjoyed time away from school during summer vacation, a group of dedicated instructors and students explored "Mysteries, Science and Math" at Hainerberg Elementary School for four weeks.

  • Garrison pilot program addresses trash talk issues

    Aug 10, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Recent trash talk by community members has led U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden officials to revamp practices aimed at cleaning up the community's housing areas.

  • AAFES 'deployees': Store workers volunteer to serve wherever service members deploy

    Aug 10, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Army and Air Force Exchange Service "deployees" know about the sporadic gunfire, the truck convoys, the constant sound of mortar rounds and insurgent attacks that emerge from giant sandstorms.

  • Retiree organizations keep veterans, spouses informed

    Aug 10, 2009

    The woes of health care costs and the feeling that every legislative session brings another threat against veteran and retiree benefits aren't lost on U.S. military retirees living in Europe.

  • USAG Humphreys opens new Education Center

    Aug 9, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys opened its new Education Center Aug. 6 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and a tour of the new facility. The project took about 15 months to complete and cost approximately $1 million to build and $410,750 to design.

  • Corps of Engineers awards contract for new family housing at USAG Humphreys

    Aug 9, 2009

    The Far East District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced last week that it had awarded a $111 million-dollar contract to Daelim Industrial Company, Ltd. of Seoul to build three new family housing towers here.

  • Former drill sergeant takes equal opportunity guidance to heart

    Aug 9, 2009

    Soldiers may face diverse problems while in the Army and sometimes it's not easy for them to solve those problems on their own.

  • 16th MPs welcome back former commander

    Aug 7, 2009

    A former commander of the 16th Military Police Brigade has been recalled from retirement to command the brigade again at Fort Bragg while its headquarters element is deployed to Afghanistan. Col. Mary Maier will serve as the provisional brigade commander as the current Brigade Commander, Col. John F. Garrity, deploys with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th MP Bde. in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Fort Bragg's Army Community Service battles child abuse with classes, services

    Aug 7, 2009

    The Army community is a Family. Soldiers help their peers prepare for promotion boards, pass a physical fitness test and survive on the battlefields. Spouses support one another during deployments and deal with the issues that arise as part of military life. Military children play together and befriend one another when they arrive in new houses and new schools every couple of years. While the military Family is a close one, that does not mean the children are safe from the dangers of abuse and neglect. In the U.S., 905,000 children were the victims of abuse and neglect in 2006, according to the Child Welfare Information Gateway, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Improvised explosive device training conducted on Fort Bragg

    Aug 7, 2009

    Soldiers who deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan are under the constant threat of having an improvised explosive device being detonated near their location. The IED is the enemy's weapon of choice in that it uses the element of surprise to exact maximum damage to U.S. forces. Now, the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization has implemented a training program that will allow U.S. forces to overcome the threat and continue with the mission of fighting terrorism.

  • Fort Bragg's military ball recognizes, honors Army Noncommissioned Officers' Corps

    Aug 7, 2009

    Fort Bragg Soldiers and their spouses filled the ballroom at the Crown Expo Center July 24 for a formal military ball honoring noncommissioned officers. The Army has designated this year "The Year of the NCO" and the ball was one of many events that have taken place this year to celebrate that mainstay corps. "This event has been beautifully, wonderfully orchestrated," said keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg.

  • Fort Bragg noncommissioned officers lead the way

    Aug 7, 2009

    As an Army noncommissioned officer, it's common and necessary to build a working relationship with your peers to ensure that business runs smoothly. However, it's seldom that you'll find a duo whose commitment to the unit runs so deep that you seldom see one without the other close by. That's the case for two senior NCOs in the 108th Military Police Company, 16th MP Brigade., where Master Sgts. Ronald Thornton and Charles Neikirk have forged a seamless relationship that ensures the 108th MP Co. operates at its highest level.

  • Softball teams travel to N.C. to compete in softball tournament

    Aug 7, 2009

    More than 30 military and open softball teams converged on an eight-field complex in southeastern Cumberland County to enjoy a weekend of Carolina sunshine, camaraderie and competition for Southern softball supremacy. Teams representing Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Campbell, Ky., Fort Myer, Fort Lee and Fort Belvoir, Va., and Fort Meade, Md. joined teams from Langley Air Force Base (Md.), Shaw Air Force Base (S.C.) and North Carolina-based Pope and Seymour Johnson Air Force Bases and Marines from Camp LeJeune to compete in the 25th Annual Southern Softball Association of America Armed Forces World tournament Saturday and Sunday in Peters Creek, N.C.

  • Community Announces Plan to Send Holiday Packages to Deployed Soldiers and Airmen

    Aug 7, 2009

    In an unpresidented display of support, 15,000 holiday packages will be sent to deployed Soldiers from Fort Bragg and airmen for Pope AFB from residents of Fayetteville, NC.

  • Fort Bragg's 16th MP Bde deploys

    Aug 7, 2009

    Soldier says good-bye to her son as she prepares to deploy.

  • Fort Bragg's 108th Military Police Company train with AT-4s for downrange patrols

    Aug 7, 2009

    The 108th Military Police Company honed their skills with the AT-4 anti-tank rocket launcher during a live fire range exercise at Fort Bragg July 27. "This training helps us downrange by letting the joes know how to utilize the weapon system," said Sgt. 1st Class Fuller Mitchell, a platoon sergeant in 108th MP Co. "It familiarizes them with the weapon so it's not the first time they pick it up when they hit the ground in combat."

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers come home to comfort

    Aug 7, 2009

    It seems like a statement of the obvious. The manner in which Soldiers are received and integrated back into their home station following a deployment is a critical first step in the reset process. It is also essential to rebuilding a unit's combat power. However, operationalizing this statement requires a deliberate and well thought-out plan. The 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment took a proactive approach to ensure that its Soldiers, redeploying from a 15-month tour in Iraq, came back to a world-class reception in the barracks. Based on experience from previous deployments and redeployments, the 3rd Bn., 4th ADAR battalion command team of Lt. Col. Rob Lyons and Command Sgt. Major Harold Lincoln, had established a vision. They sought to leverage the resources and capabilities of unit leaders, the Family Readiness Support Assistant and Family Readiness Group volunteers, the First Sergeant's Barracks Initiative program and local organizations to provide redeploying Soldiers a welcome home. Not just any welcome but one that was commensurate with the outstanding quality of service to the nation they had rendered during OIF.

  • Fort Bragg Family Keeps the Eagle Scouts in the Family

    Aug 7, 2009

    When Clifton Middleton Jr. became an Eagle Scout in 1972, he could not have known that he was starting a Family tradition. His sons Michael, Jacob and Capt. Timothy Middleton would later join him as Eagle Scouts in 1991, 1998 and 1988 respectively. Clifton, a Vietnam War veteran, was also joined in distinction by his grandson and Timothy's son, Brandon, 18. Of his grandson's induction into the Eagle Scout Family tradition, Clifton said, "I think it's great. He made me very proud. He's done a fantastic job. I never could've imagined that when I earned Eagle Scout, that I'd have a grandson to earn Eagle Scout."

  • Fort Bragg Garrison leadership ensures better barracks for Soldiers

    Aug 7, 2009

    The First Sergeant's Barracks Initiative is the Department of the Army's program that transfers the responsibility of the day-to-day facilities management of the barracks from the assigned units to the garrison staff. The Directorate of Public Works will be the designated entity responsible for barracks maintenance. "An organization such as DPW is designed to manage facilities from a maintenance standpoint, so this is a partnership between DPW and unit leadership to ensure the Soldiers receive and have the highest quality of life in their barracks environment," said Greg Jackson, Housing Division chief for the DPW.

  • Fort Bragg jumpmaster sets standard

    Aug 7, 2009

    The 82nd Airborne Division held its annual Jumpmaster of the Year competition in April. This year's winner was Staff Sgt. Michael B. Mabry, Battery D, 1st Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment.

  • 82nd Sustainment Brigade field kitchen cooks up excellence

    Aug 7, 2009

    The 82nd Sustainment Brigade's field kitchen was assessed by a board of evaluators sent to Fort Bragg on behalf of Forces Command July 29, to discern whether or not they were eligible to compete for the Phillip A. Connelly award, in the field category at the Department of the Army level.

  • Fort Bragg provides parents, caregivers tips to prevent abuse

    Aug 7, 2009

    Program hels new mothers identify problems with babies and how to care for them

  • Brigade finishes preparations, deploys

    Aug 7, 2009

    Members of the 38th Combat Aviation Brigade deployed to Iraq for one year Aug. 2, but before departing, CAB troops prepared to go downrange by simulating different mission and deployment issues.

  • 200th MP Soldier runner-up at Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 7, 2009

    The question of who is the best warrior loomed over an impressively strong field of 28 of the sharpest warfighters the Army Reserve had to offer during the annual Best Warrior Competition.

  • Military spouses advance with MyCAA

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Obtaining full replacement value on PCS move-damaged property

    Aug 7, 2009

  • More than 500 attend Rock Island Arsenal's third annual Industry Day

    Aug 7, 2009

    It was a perfect 76 degree sunny day when the Rock Island Arsenal when it hosted its third annual Industry Day August 6. The purpose of the event was to provide a forum for networking and visibility to businesses interested in partnering with us and the Army. The event was attended by more than 146 vendors, and 800 visitors from industry leaders and the community.

  • Commentary: Leaders can lead the effort to reduce PT injuries

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Injuries: the modern military epidemic

    Aug 7, 2009

  • MRICD-led effort results in publication of comprehensive textbook

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Purple violas will be blooming Aug. 7

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Army researchers bring off-site planning onto fort

    Aug 7, 2009

    Fort Leonard Wood has attracted the attention of one the country's premier military research groups. Fifteen leading analysts from the RAND Arroyo Center - the U.S. Army's only federally funded research and development center for studies and analysis - came to post, Tuesday. The team reports to the center's policy committee, which is co-chaired by Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli and Assistant Secretary of the Army Dean Popps. The analysts came to Fort Leonard Wood to see its mission and develop relationships with leaders on the ground.

  • Commentary: Opening of the Defense Acquisition University

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Army on track to power Fort Irwin with sunshine

    Aug 7, 2009

    Out in California, the Army has chosen a developer to build a 500-megawatt solar power plant that will provide Fort Irwin with "energy security."

  • Forbes ranks West Point as nation's top college

    Aug 7, 2009

    A report released Wednesday by Forbes magazine ranked the U.S. Military Academy as the top college in the country in their America's Best College review.

  • College interns at ARL take home the gold

    Aug 7, 2009

  • APG Unit Ministry Teams celebrate Chaplain Corps anniversary in Arlington

    Aug 7, 2009

  • HHD, 6th Trans. Bn. returns after deployment

    Aug 7, 2009

    HHD, 6th Trans. Bn. returns after deployment

  • Eustis chaplains celebrate 234 years of service with concert

    Aug 7, 2009

    Eustis chaplains celebrate 234 years of service with concert

  • Bikers wheel across country for summer fun

    Aug 7, 2009

  • U.S. government offers citizenship through military service

    Aug 7, 2009

    U.S. government offers citizenship through military service

  • Battle Command Training Center teaching through vehicle gaming

    Aug 7, 2009

  • Bone marrow donors needed to save lives

    Aug 7, 2009

    Bone marrow donors needed to save lives

  • Fort Eustis celebrates Transportation Corps week with workshops, ceremonial review

    Aug 7, 2009

    Fort Eustis celebrates Transportation Corps week with workshops, ceremonial review

  • Army's Chief of Chaplains celebrates with Fort Knox ministry leaders

    Aug 7, 2009

    The occasion of the Chaplains Corps 234th anniversary provided an opportunity to talk with Gen. Carver and Sgt. Maj. Marrero about the roles of chaplains and chaplain assistants in today's Army.

  • IMCOM-Europe postal team hosts first Postal Summit

    Aug 7, 2009

    SCHWETZINGEN, Germany - Postal representatives from various military and civilian agencies have concluded a two-day Postal Summit Conference hosted here by Installation Management Command-Europe at its Center for Workforce Development.

  • Skater gets national record

    Aug 6, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Jimmy Decker, 8, son of Dr. (MAJ) Carl and Amy Decker, is the third best skater in the nation in the Primary boys' skating division. He was one of 15 skaters representing GT Speed, a speedskating team in Columbus, who competed in the 2009 Speed Skating National Championships July 18-25 in Peoria, Ill.

  • Fighters vie for spot in Army championship

    Aug 6, 2009

    Fort Benning, Ga. Aca,!" Fighters took to the mats and battled it out in the Fort Benning Combatives Championship Aug. 1 at the Smith Fitness Center for a chance to advance to the Army Combatives Championship.

  • New security system enhances ACP checks

    Aug 6, 2009

    Fort Benning is staying "up-to-date" with a new security measure at the access control points on the installation, said Jim Webster, physical securities specialist for the Directorate of Emergency Services. Beginning Aug. 17, security guards at the ACPs will use handheld ID card scanners to check the ID of every person entering post.

  • Run raises thousands for scholarship

    Aug 6, 2009

    "Charlie Mike: Complete the mission." Five years ago, Dr. John Henderson used this phrase in ending telephone conversations with his deployed son, PFC John Henderson Jr.

  • Liberian delegation visits Fort Benning

    Aug 6, 2009

    A Liberian military defense delegation has come away from a visit to Fort Benning, Ga., saying they've gained insight into military training that could be used to help stabilize the country and rebuild the Armed Forces of Liberia.

  • BRAC jobs posted

    Aug 6, 2009

    Tuesday's monthly Base Realignment and Closure Community Update at the National Infantry Museum drew a crowd of 170, including elected officials anticipating economic growth, local contractors hoping for a shot at construction projects, and a number of people inquiring about jobs.

  • 'Grill Sergeant' strikes again

    Aug 6, 2009

    The "Grill Sergeant" nukes it again. Sgt. Edmund Perez Jr., Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Sam Houston, landed a spot presentation on WOAI, "San Antonio Living" with host Shelly Miles July 24. Perez has developed a program he calls "Nuke It." He teaches soldiers at Fort Sam Houston and viewers of the Pentagon Channel how to cook healthy meals using the microwave.

  • 14th MI Bn. deploys to Iraq

    Aug 6, 2009

    Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion boarded an aircraft on Kelly Field July 26 on their way to Iraq. Earlier they said goodbye to their Families at Fort Sam Houston before boarding the four buses that took them to the air field. They will provide interrogation support to the commander of Multinational Forces Iraq and expect to be in country for one year.

  • Residence-related Army accidents down by more than 100

    Aug 6, 2009

    US Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center sees a reduction in residence-related accidents for this fiscal year.

  • 440th BSD Soldiers return home from Afghanistan

    Aug 6, 2009

    Eleven Soldiers from the 440th Blood Support Detachment, Fort Sam Houston, returned home Aug. 3 afternoon in style from Afghanistan to a crowd of Family members and friends waving American flags and holding welcome posters, at the Roadrunner Community Center to celebrate their homecoming. The Soldiers from the 440th BSD were deployed back in May to Afghanistan in support of Enduring Freedom for 15 months. While there the Soldiers were divided between Bagram and Kandahar Airbases. Their mission was ensuring that vital blood product inventories were being maintained and resupplied to surrounding divisions, medical units and other operations.

  • ATC improves business processes through Lean Six Sigma

    Aug 6, 2009

  • Ordnance Museum begins move to Fort Lee

    Aug 6, 2009

  • 412th CSB activates to support Army North

    Aug 6, 2009

    The 412th Contracting Support Brigade activated and Col. Jeffrey Morris took command July 30 during a ceremony at the Quadrangle. The 412th CSB of the Expeditionary Contracting Command was established to plan and execute contracting support for U.S. Army North in support of Army and joint operations throughout the NORTHCOM area of responsibility.

  • Soldiers take part in 'Today' show segment

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army and the Air Force were part of the mix joining Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb for the July 29 edition of the "Today" show's "Today Takes a Vacation" series broadcast from the River Walk in San Antonio. Soldiers waiting to start combat medic training, from G Company, 232nd Medical Battalion, took time off from instruction and boarded a river boat that floated through the set of the show, holding colorful signs and shouting, while Mariachis sang, danced and a bevy of San Antonio citizens waved and cheered, itching for their 15 seconds of broadcast fame on national television.

  • State of mind: Army to start mental fitness program

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army is looking to improve the resiliency of its Soldiers through a new program, which will be launched in October, said Gen. George Casey, Army chief of staff, during a visit to Fort Jackson July 30.

  • King continues to make history

    Aug 6, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King's career has spanned almost three decades and as many continents. In her 29 years of service, in addition to Fort Jackson, she has been assigned to Stuttgart, Germany; Fort Dix, N.J.; the Pentagon (Washington); Fort Bragg, N.C., Camp Casey, Korea; and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (Belgium).

  • Continuous flow of trained forces relies on critical gatherings to prepare units for ARFORGEN reset

    Aug 6, 2009

    A series of critical conferences are needed to implement the "reset" portion of Army Force Generation, which is designed to provide a continuous flow of trained and ready forces for their designated mission.

  • Cadets learn real-life lessons in BCT

    Aug 6, 2009

    For one group of U.S. Military Academy cadets, an experience at Fort Jackson has played a major part in the type of officers these students will soon become.

  • Arm families with knowledge, Dempsey says

    Aug 6, 2009

    As a mother with three children serving in the Army, Deanie Dempsey, wife of TRADOC Commander Gen. Martin Dempsey, had more than just a casual interest when she met with Fort Jackson family readiness group representatives during her visit here Tuesday.

  • Aviation Test Center relocates to Redstone

    Aug 6, 2009

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Aviation Technical Test Center deactivated the unit and cased their colors Friday at Fort Rucker's Cairns Army Airfield.

  • 46th Engineers advance party returns from deployment

    Aug 6, 2009

  • CARE team supports all military families

    Aug 6, 2009

    For any family, losing a Soldier, sibling, parent or grandparent can be a very sad, stressful and draining ordeal. Fort Belvoir's Mobilization, Deployment and Family Readiness Office has established a Casualty Response Group of volunteers to help families in times of crisis.

  • NCO rises to the challenge

    Aug 6, 2009

    Challenge is defined as a demanding or stimulating situation. Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Brown was working two jobs, going to school full time, and raising two small children. For Brown, every day was a challenge.

  • Employee recognized for his 45 years of service

    Aug 6, 2009

    More than 40 garrison civilians and DoD employees were honored for their service and achievements at a ceremony Tuesday at the Community Center. Christopher Hicklin, Directorate of Information Management, received the achievement medal for civilian service for 45 years of service.

  • Belvoir celebrates National Night Out

    Aug 6, 2009

    Maybe it was the swimming. Or, maybe it was the free food. Either way, the entire Fort Belvoir community was a winner at Tuesday's 15th annual National Night Out celebration.

  • Technicians make front line repairs, support warfighter

    Aug 6, 2009

    You are what you repeatedly do," said Thomas Holmes, the Southwest Asia manager for Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Civilian employee marks 55 years of service to country

    Aug 6, 2009

    George McClure has served the nation 10 years longer than the average age of Tobyhanna Army Depot employees.

  • BenAfAt leader provides new strategic capability to the Arsenal

    Aug 6, 2009

    A Department of the Army Civilian at the Watervliet Arsenal achieved a rare accomplishment 24 July by graduating from the Army's highest military education program Aca,!aEURc The U.S. Army War College.

  • Col. Gibson assumes command of Tobyhanna

    Aug 6, 2009

    Col. Charles C. Gibson accepted the Tobyhanna Army Depot flag from Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong on July 29, and at that moment took command of Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • German, American Soldiers amplify relationship

    Aug 6, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The relationship between the German army's 2nd Company, 466th Maintenance Battalion, and members of the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg military community are reaching new heights.

  • Military Police battle for spot in annual competition

    Aug 6, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Members of the 630th Military Police Company competed in Schweinfurt recently for an opportunity to represent the 793rd Military Police Battalion at the preeminent endurance competition for military police and criminal investigators.

  • Courage defines honoree: Murray one of three living South Carolina Medal of Honor recipients

    Aug 6, 2009

    In every person's life there comes a defining moment that tests his or her character, courage and integrity.

  • Society of American Indian Government Employees recognize RDECOM employee

    Aug 6, 2009

  • Army Community Services celebrates 44th birthday on Red Cloud

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - Army Community Service cut a birthday cake during open house events, which took place at the ACS centers in Red Cloud Garrison, Casey Garrison and Camp Stanley in celebration of their 44th anniversary July 28, 29 and 30. ACS employees handed out pieces of cake, pens, T-shirts, and badges while introducing their services to the visitors.

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