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  • 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.

  • Warrior dependents work in Area I Summer Hire program

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - College and high school students from within Area I took advantage of the Summer Hire program to gain experience and earn money for their educations and other needs. Area I had 20 slots set aside for the program and filled all available jobs for a college session from May 11 to Sept. 25 and two high school sessions from June 22 to July 17 and July 20 to Aug. 14, said Lawrence Keys, Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, deputy director.

  • Warriors stand down for New Horizons Day

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - Soldiers from the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and USAG-Casey gathered for a series of lectures and presentations during the 15th semiannual New Horizons Day July 23 in the Red Cloud Theater. Various subjects like the roles of the United States Forces stationed in Korea, summer safety, equal opportunity, prostitution and human trafficking awareness, and Army values were covered in the training.

  • 70th Brigade Support Battalion welcomes new CSM

    Aug 5, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The 70th Brigade Support Battalion welcomed a new Command Sergeant Major July 28 during a Change of Responsibility ceremony held on Carey Field. 1st Sgt. Kevin Beldner, acting 70th BSB Command Sgt. Maj., passed the 70th BSB guidon to Lt. Col. Miguel Martinez, commander, 70th BSB. Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda Lomax took the guidon from Martinez, signaling she will take responsibilities as Command Sergeant Major of the battalion.

  • Hovey DFAC selected for Connelly Award

    Aug 5, 2009

    CAMP HOVEY South Korea - Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Winzeried, 8th Army Command Sgt. Major and Lt. General Joseph Fil, 8th Army commanding general, present Sgt. 1st Class Noel Black, dining facility manager, Warrant Officer Wondra Williams, food service advisor, Son In Jul, food program manager and Pfc. Jason Sansom with Delta Company, 302nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Sports Cafe, Camp Hovey with the 42nd peninsula wide Phillip A. Connelly Award. The Sports Cafe, which won in the Large Garrison Award Category, stood out because of their continuance to improve the professionalism of food service personnel, which in turn gives the best quality food service to supported Soldier diners, one of the many objectives the Sports Cafe met governed by Army Regulation 30-22. "It is great to be reconized amongst the other great DFACS on the peninsula because this really shows all the hard work that we put into it everyday," said Pfc. Joseph Kennedy, a food and healt care specialist at the Sports Cafe. "We really try to create an atmosphere at the Sports Cafe where Soldiers can get away from their busy day, relax, and enjoy what we have to offer."

  • Soldiers train for combat life saving on Casey

    Aug 5, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The 210th Fires Brigade spent time at the range on USAG-Casey July 31 learning and practicing combat life saving skills. This hands-on training was met with simulated live fire action complete with yellow smoke and the usual hustle of live combat, and real-time coaching from combat life saving experts barking orders and prodding Soldiers to do the right things in order and move quickly with their battle buddies acting as wounded Soldiers.

  • Fort Riley trains last transition team before mission moves to Fort Polk

    Aug 5, 2009

    Class 78 will be the last military transition team to graduate from Fort Riley. The class, which started training in July, will graduate mid-September. The mission will then move to Fort Polk, La., under 162nd Infantry Brigade who will pick up the mission and continue the training from that point on, said Lt. Col. Keith Casey, commander of the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade.

  • 1st Infantry Division Soldiers remember fallen brothers

    Aug 5, 2009

    The Victory Bell tolled for its fallen, a firing squad sounded off in salute and bagpipes played a solemn tune as 53 Soldiers were remembered July 30 during a memorial ceremony at the 1st Infantry Division's Victory Park.

  • Victory Week ends with festival, concert, smiles

    Aug 5, 2009

    Victory Week came to a relaxing close as Soldiers and Families of the 1st Infantry Division took over Infantry Parade Field dressed in casual clothing and giving out plentiful smiles as they each walked around the grounds to experience the fun, games, food and music.

  • Victory Kitchen produces 'Hot Spot' for Riley TV

    Aug 5, 2009

    A new weekly program on Riley TV has been created to teach Soldiers and Families how to cook a healthy meal in a short amount of time. Victory Kitchen will feature a chef from Fort Riley's food service team cooking a meal that can be prepared in 20 to 30 minutes.

  • Fort Riley's Victory Week packs in kicks, punches, fun

    Aug 5, 2009

    Soldiers had no shortage of entertainment during Victory Week. Whether they participated in events or merely observed and cheered on their fellow Soldiers, each contributed to the success of the many athletic activities that occurred on Custer Hill.

  • Grassroots program brings ammo managers to Anniston

    Aug 5, 2009

  • ANAD takes part in LMP deployment at CCAD

    Aug 5, 2009

  • National Night Out unites Fort Stewart, Hinesville

    Aug 5, 2009

    The City of Hinesville held their 3rd National Night Out event at Bradwell Park, downtown Hinesville, Aug. 1.

  • Stewart youth volunteer 1,950 hours, recognized for their 'selfless service'

    Aug 5, 2009

    Fort Stewart Red Cross and Winn Army Community Hospital senior leadership gathered at Marne Lanes to honor more than 40 Fort Stewart youth who volunteered their time throughout the installation, July 31.

  • The USAG-Detroit Arsenal Trains for Superior Workforce Protection

    Aug 5, 2009

    Brenda Lee McCullough, Garrison Manager, has endorsed an innovative eight week training schedule which prepares primary and secondary emergency operations leaders, not only for the upcoming Installation Force Protection Exercise (IFPEX), but more importantly, for real-life incidents.

  • Ordnance tanks, artillery arrive at Fort Lee

    Aug 5, 2009

    The first phase of the move of the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum collection from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., began Aug. 3 with the transfer of artifacts to their new home at Fort Lee.

  • The USAG-Detroit Arsenal Celebrates the Army's "Green" Hero!

    Aug 5, 2009

    Mohammed Ikram, Energy Manager and former Electrical Engineer for the USAG-Detroit Arsenal, accepted the challenge of coordinating five projects which resulted in a reduction of more than 30,000M BTUs and a cost savings of over $500K in one year's time.

  • Army Ordnance Museum begins move to Fort Lee

    Aug 5, 2009

    The first phase of the move of the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum collection from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to its new home at Fort Lee, Va. began Aug. 4 as workers unloaded approximately 60 tanks and artillery pieces.

  • Engineers lay final bridge beams, connects expanded installation

    Aug 5, 2009

  • Hohenfels children 'get creative' with summer reading program

    Aug 5, 2009

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- In the wide array of images the word 'summer' conjures up in the minds of schoolchildren-afternoons at the pool, nights spent catching fireflies and staying up past bedtime- enjoying a good book outside of the classroom might not be at the top of many lists. However, for many children at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, summer is a time to do just that: read, and have fun doing it.

  • West Point Holds 'Year of the NCO' Concert

    Aug 5, 2009

    Article and photos about the "Year of the NCO" concert held at West Point featuring the Lt. Dan Band. The band, the brainchild of academy-award nominee Gary Sinise, is named after Sinise's character in the movie "Forrest Gump."

  • Students with disabilities explore government employment

    Aug 5, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - For Estrellita Austin-Wimbush, coming to Germany to work for the federal government has been a long road. She's here now, though, working in the U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg Equal Employment Opportunity Office, thanks to the Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities.

  • Heidelberg Soldier to compete at Army level

    Aug 5, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Sgt. Jason Boatwright can now add two new titles to his resume after being named both the Installation Management Command and National Capital Region Soldier of the Year.

  • Only a test: Heidelberg community checks readiness capabilities

    Aug 5, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - A simulated radioactive-laced bomb was detonated on Nachrichten Kaserne Saturday morning killing several Soldiers and wounding even more. The incident was part of an annual anti-terror and consequence management exercise designed to test the response of community emergency crews and validate the procedures in place to handle this type of situation.

  • Wiesbaden Soldiers compete in dragon races

    Aug 5, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lesson one: Dragon boat racing is won at the start.

  • Grafenwoehr German-American Volksfest

    Aug 5, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, along with its partner communities, held the 52nd annual German-American Volksfest in Grafenwoehr, Germany July 31 to Aug. 2. The fest drew an estimated crowd of more than 70,000.

  • Online survey calls for your opinions on services related to Army Family Covenant

    Aug 5, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Do you have an opinion you want to express to senior Army leadership about programs and services you receive at your garrison' Now's your chance.

  • DoD Personal Property Program actively seeks servicemembers' input

    Aug 4, 2009

    Have you ever had your household goods moved and at the end of the process, thought, 'That was the best move I've had, I hope my next move is that good.' Or conversely, 'That move was horrible, I hope no one else has to use movers like these.'

  • HIRED! helps Baumholder teens get ahead

    Aug 4, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Surviving high school is a challenge on its own, but what happens afterward' Many students go to work or continue on to college and never know what they are really interested in.

  • Focus groups begin evaluation of Covenant delivery in Europe

    Aug 4, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - A four-person team from U.S. Army Europe, Installation Management Command-Europe and Europe Regional Medical Command conducted focus groups July 30-31 to assess the success of the Army Family Covenant at U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt.

  • Traditional music ensemble enchants Yongsan Soldiers

    Aug 4, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Seven college musicians filled the Moyer Theater with traditional Korean music as Yongsan Soldiers gazed in wonder at the young women playing melodies emanating from various traditional Korean instruments.

  • Korean NCO leads by example

    Aug 4, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - All Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers share a similar background as university students and receive the same training, but U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Headquarters and Headquarters Company Sgt. Kang Byung-kook is a KATUSA unlike any other.

  • Summer Reading Program has happy ending

    Aug 4, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - More than 100 parents and children gathered July 24 at the Yongsan Library to celebrate the final day of the 2009 Summer Reading Program.

  • Yongsan revs up for 2009 Auto and Cycle Show

    Aug 4, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Some of the hottest brands in the automotive and motorcycle industry could be found at the 5th Annual Auto and Cycle Show at the Yongsan Commissary parking lot Aug. 1.

  • Yongsan NCO wins worldwide motorcycle giveaway

    Aug 4, 2009

    A Yongsan noncommissioned officer with the 142nd Military Policy Company was in "hog heaven" July 25, when he was presented with a brand-new Harley Davidson courtesy of Army and Air Force Exchange New Car Sales.

  • The Army Field Band and Alumni ready to bring the big guns to Fort Meade!

    Aug 3, 2009

    The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus and Alumni will perform for the Fort Meade community at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Fort Meade Pavilion. The concert, the finale performance for the Fort Meade Summer Band Concert Series, will feature the 1812 Overture with cannon fire provided by The Old Guard. As the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army, The U.S. Army Field Band travels thousands of miles each year performing for enthusiastic audiences all over the world. Through these concerts, these Soldiers representing Soldiers continue to tell the Army story and keep the will of the American people behind the members of our armed forces. Under the baton of Col. Thomas H. Palmatier, concert-goers will be entertained with a powerful and diverse program of marches, overtures and patriotic selections, as well as instrumental and vocal solos. For more information about the Army Field Band and SoldiersAca,!a,,c Chorus, visit http://www.armyfieldband.com/index.htm.

  • ROTC cadets learn medical ropes at BJACH

    Aug 3, 2009

    They came to Fort Polk's Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital from places as diverse as Mechanicsville, Va., Watkins Glen, N.Y., South Haven, Mich., and Chicago. But despite their background differences, they are of one purpose: To prepare for a career as an Army officer. They are Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets participating in summer training programs. Four cadets - three headed toward careers as Army nurses and one as a medical services officer - are working at BJACH completing their training after spending 30 days at a leadership development and assessment course at Fort Lewis, Wash.

  • Warrior Battalion, Tiger Brigade team up for mobile training

    Aug 3, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 162nd Infantry Brigade are gearing up to train combat advisors at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk by the end of August, but they have already started training advisors across the Army.

  • NCOs learn leadership traits from execs, humorist

    Aug 3, 2009

    To commemorate the "Year of the NCO," Fort Polk's Warrior Transition Battalion played host to a one-day leadership seminar at Bayou Theater July 24.

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