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  • CHPPM welcomes new commander

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Foot blisters take the fun out of marching

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Fort Hood facility traces roots to 'digitization's' dawn

    Jul 30, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Central Technical Support Facility at Fort Hood has experienced steady growth from its early days when it was two trailers with a small parking lot. Today, it has 24 buildings and more than 1,000 workers.

  • Have you ever really finished your education'

    Jul 30, 2009

    "What did you learn today'" That question is asked on a daily basis throughout the school year as children arrive home to their parents. It's also a question we can each ask ourselves. Do you remember when you finished school'

  • McCormick takes helm of Joint Project Manager NBC-CA as Burke retires

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility achieves safety milestone

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Making the big move

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Conference gives Spectrum concerns visibility

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Detroit Arsenal Mass Transportation Benefit Program

    Jul 30, 2009

    The USAG-Detroit Arsenal Mass Transportation Benefit Program continues to be a success.

  • Community Partnerships Promote Strength

    Jul 30, 2009

    The USAG-Detroit Arsenal partners with the Michigan Tactical Officers Association to promote Ready Army.

  • Legal Office Claims Excellence Award

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Legal Office workers who handle claims usually do their jobs behind-the-scenes. Their customers appreciate what they do but others probably don't notice. They got the opportunity to step into the limelight Thursday when they accepted the Judge Advocate General's Excellence in Claims Award for fiscal 2008. AMCOM deputy commander Ronnie Chronister made the presentation at their office in the basement of building 111. "You don't ask for a lot, you don't get a lot of visibility but you all do a remarkable job," Chronister said.

  • Army Helps Middle Child Find Success in Life

    Jul 30, 2009

    Among Anthony Caudle's siblings is an accountant, a teacher, a business owner, an Army contracting employee, a computer scientist, a postal employee and a hospital administrative. One of his seven sisters is the mayor of Triana. Another sister is married to former NFL hall of famer John Stallworth. Caudle is the only career Soldier. Growing up as a middle child in a family of 10 kids, Caudle knew he would have to work hard if he wanted to stand out from the rest. He found his chance to do just that as a chief warrant officer in the Army. "I wanted to do something that would make my father proud," said Caudle, whose father is a Korean War veteran.

  • Fort Stewart-Hunter wins CINC award for fourth time

    Jul 30, 2009

    WASHINGTON D.C.- Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's military officials and local civic and community leaders brought home the proverbial Army gold for the fourth time during a ceremony held in the Pentagon's auditorium, July 22.

  • Logistics Interns Perform Community Project

    Jul 30, 2009

    New interns at the AMCOM Integrated Materiel Management Center put their training into practice in the local community. They volunteered July 2 at the Downtown Rescue Mission's second annual Fourth of July celebration. Their meeting was facilitated by the Uplift class offered by AMCOM G-1, which takes its participants on an in-depth journey through the Army's seven core values. The July 2 activity was part of the Selfless Service lesson.

  • Teaching JROTC for Future Success in the Classroom

    Jul 30, 2009

    Smart boards. Clickers. Grade books. Those names are used to describe the new technology that will be in the hands of many JROTC instructors and their students in North Alabama as the new school year begins. About 35 instructors from North Alabama as well as Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Georgia met July 23 at a regional meeting at Columbia High to learn how to use cutting edge technology known as the Classroom Performance System to make their courses more interactive, interesting and fun for both instructors and students. "By your attendance here, you are indicating you want to be a better instructor. Technology is only as good as the user," JROTC instructor retired Air Force Maj. Roosevelt Williamson told the participants. "This system helps to invigorate and engage more students. It will revolutionize how you teach."

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: Army leaders see program as way to build Soldiers' resiliency

    Jul 30, 2009

    Comprehensive Soldier Fitness encompasses five dimensions of strength: physical, emotional, social, spiritual and family. This year's goal is resiliency, which the CSF Web site defines as the ability to grow and thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity.

  • Men praised for Buffalo Soldier contributions

    Jul 30, 2009

    Two community members who are part of the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and helped make the monument to the group at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., a reality, were honored for their continuing contributions to the community, July 28.

  • Belvoir NCOs spend a day with the brave

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Year of the NCO continued in true fashion Friday, as a group of Fort Belvoir servicemembers visited their predecessors at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. and their contemporaries at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Gary Sinise and Lt. Dan Band join West Point band for special concert

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Army has designated 2009 as the Year of the NCO, honoring the noncommissioned officers who play a critical role in defending the nation every day. West Point is celebrating this momentous observance with a concert featuring the West Point Band's Concert Band and special guest actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Eisenhower Hall Theatre.

  • West Point is #1 in "Most Accessible Professors"

    Jul 30, 2009

    A report released Monday by The Princeton Review ranked West Point, The U.S. Military Academy, in the Top 10 of all American colleges in the areas of "Most to do on Campus," "Most Accessible Professors," "Most Politically Active Students" and "Best Classroom Experience."

  • Boundless Playground now open for all West Point children

    Jul 30, 2009

    Photo and caption about opening of Boundless Playground at West Point

  • Center earns environmental certification

    Jul 30, 2009

    Green building practices at Fort Belvoir received formal recognition by a proponent of environmentally friendly construction in a ceremony here Tuesday.

  • Rallying the troops for Big Rig safety

    Jul 30, 2009

    Civilian law enforcement officers from Fort Belvoir joined forces with their counterparts from Fairfax County and Virginia Department of Transportation inspectors Tuesday to conduct a daylong, joint operation that targeted trucks for unsafe equipment, licensing, and weight violations.

  • 3SB organizational day promotes esprit de corps

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade and their Families enjoyed a day of fun and esprit de corps during their Organizational Day at Newman Gym on Fort Stewart July 24.

  • Soldiers, civilians volunteer at local retirement home

    Jul 30, 2009

    Troops, alongside civilian volunteers, went to the Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility in Ludowici, to visit senior citizens living in the retirement home, July 25. The visit was sponsored by the Winn Army Community Hospital. Those who went gave up their Saturday morning to entertain the members of the Coastal Manor.

  • Operation Biz Camp teens treat judges to sweet ideas

    Jul 30, 2009

    About 20 teenagers, all from military families, participated in the first Operation Biz Camp, held July 20-23 at the Pinckney Annex Building at Fort Jackson. During the four-day camp, the teenagers - 11 to 17 - learned about entrepreneurship and how businesses are formed.

  • Strong bonds: Two-day retreat draws couples close

    Jul 30, 2009

    Second Lt. Kevin Danner and his wife, Monica, had an opportunity to spend a night alone together for the first time since their 5-month-old son was born. And, as with many new parents, they wanted to make the most of that time.

  • Crystal Clear: Learning 'love language' speaks volumes

    Jul 30, 2009

    After more than four years of marriage, I just found out last week what language my husband was speaking. I don't mean a verbal language, such as English or Spanish, but his "love language."

  • Generally speaking

    Jul 30, 2009

  • BCTAca,!E+training pays off in medical crisis

    Jul 30, 2009

    A Soldier's quick actions may have saved a civilian's life. When Pvt. Rodolfo Reynoso, a supply clerk with Company F, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, went to the battalion's dining facility for breakfast recently, he observed an unusual commotion.

  • Barnard: 'Learn as you go'

    Jul 30, 2009

    Master Sgt. Christopher Barnard said he has learned and developed as a Soldier by doing, gaining know-how as he learned tasks on the fly.

  • Active-duty Ranger, 63, honored for career spanning 45 years

    Jul 30, 2009

    At 63 years old, the commander of B Company of the Warrior Transition Battalion on Fort Benning, Ga., has a career spanning 45 years in the U.S. Army - longer than most active-duty Soldiers have been alive.

  • Flooding causes $1.9 million in damages

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - An otherwise unremarkable stream transformed into a raging, muddy torrent along a road near Reynolds Range July 13 following 10 inches of rainfall. USAG-Yongsan officials estimate about $1.9 million in property damage.

  • Garrison, school ready new classrooms

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Garrison and school officials are planning to unveil a new classroom building designed to make room for additional students as a result of increased command sponsorship to Korea.

  • General Sharp honors Good Neighbors

    Jul 29, 2009

    United States Forces Korea recognized its top Good Neighbors at the 7th annual Good Neighbor Awards ceremony held July 24 at Dragon Hill Lodge in Seoul.

  • Korean-English speech contest strengthens friendship

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Had the speakers at the 11th Annual Korean and English Speech Contest stood out of sight while giving their speeches at the Balboni Theater July 16, one might have mistakenly thought the English speeches were being delivered by U.S. Soldiers and the Korean speeches by Korean students.

  • 101st Forward Support Battalion prides itself on DUI-free status, receiving SABER Award

    Jul 29, 2009

    The pride flowing through Company B of the 101st Forward Support Battalion is palpable. Not only are they eager to serve their country when called, but they take pride in looking and feeling good while doing it.

  • Volunteers recognized for living by "Duty first, Service always" motto

    Jul 29, 2009

    Volunteers who gave their time to help at Fort Riley and in Central Flint Hills Region were given something back. For their efforts, volunteers were recognized and given certificates and awards at the quarterly Volunteer Recognition Ceremony July 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • Volunteers recognized for living by "Duty first, Service always" motto

    Jul 29, 2009

    Volunteers who gave their time to help at Fort Riley and in Central Flint Hills Region were given something back. For their efforts, volunteers were recognized and given certificates and awards at the quarterly Volunteer Recognition Ceremony July 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • Family Readiness Groups step up to show support for Soldiers during Victory Run

    Jul 29, 2009

    Family Readiness Groups showed their support for 1st Infantry Division Soldiers as they stood at cheering sections July 27 during the Victory Run. Three locations were set up for Family Readiness Group members to meet and cheer on the Soldiers during the 4-mile run around Custer Hill.

  • 10,000 Soldiers participate in Division Run, kicking off Victory Week

    Jul 29, 2009

    Preparatory chants and shouts of encouragement for 1st Infantry Division Soldiers were heard on and near Custer Hill Parade Field as the early morning light of July 27 slowly dawned on the first day of Victory Week.

  • Stewart holds first coin and covenant ceremony

    Jul 29, 2009

    The coin and covenant ceremony is something that has occurred on other installations, but is completely new to Fort Stewart. The 293rd MP Co. is the first to go through it here, but it wonAca,!a,,ct be the last.

  • Auto Skills Center Pumps Up Services for Customers

    Jul 29, 2009

    The Auto Skills Center has helped the Redstone community save money on simple car repairs and maintenance for years. With some new equipment and their professional expertise, they are ready to save people even more. "We've got a lot of great new equipment to help us do what we've already done better," Bill Woosley, Auto Skills Center business manager, said. "We're also getting equipment to offer services Redstone has never had before." New equipment is arriving almost daily at the center's Entac Circle location. Some of the new additions are already up and running. A new alignment machine had its first customer two weeks ago. As word has spread, the calls from people wanting to use it have been pouring in.

  • Students Gain Engineering Experience

    Jul 29, 2009

    The average age of workers at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center probably dips during the summer. That's when select high school students join the work force to gain experience as future engineers and scientists. The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program is an Army education outreach to provide learning experiences and hands-on application in research laboratories. Sixteen students participated in the eight-week program which concluded last week.

  • Ansbach Military Police dedicates new kennel

    Jul 29, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers from the 527th Military Police Company at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach dedicated their newly located and renovated kennel to one of their own who was killed in the line of duty.

  • Summer Safety Shoutout: 'Reward Kids for Doing the Right Thing'

    Jul 29, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Provost Marshal; morale, welfare and recreation; and Army and Air Force Exchange Service are teaming up to help keep community youth safe with a little positive reinforcement.

  • Summer hire hits Heidelberg

    Jul 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Local students shine up facilities with some elbow grease for their vacation jobs as part of the summer hire program.

  • Community cruises for wounded warriors

    Jul 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The Rhein-Neckar Silver Chapter of the Warrant Officer Association hosted a day for wounded warriors Saturday, treating them to a barbecue and riverboat cruise to Neckarsteinach for the annual four-castle illumination.

  • Clowning around: Soldier spends off-duty time entertaining community

    Jul 29, 2009

    Calling Staff Sgt. Myron Jamerson a clown is a good way to give him a compliment.

  • 2009 Warrior Country Team Triathlon post fast times but no records

    Jul 29, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation sports department held the annual team triathlon at Hanson Field House July 25 with more than 50 Soldiers vying in 3 man teams for trophies. The team record was set at 1:33:40 in 2003. The event featured a 500 meter freestyle swim, 30 kilometer bike and 10 kilometer run.

  • American Red Cross gives baby-sitting class on Casey

    Jul 29, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - The American Red Cross offered Warrior Country Soldiers and community members a class about baby-sitting July 22-23 in the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team's Family Readiness Center. The two-day class taught adults and children important lessons about what to expect while baby-sitting someone's child and teaching them cardiopulmonary resuscitation and certifying them.

  • 15th KSC Company celebrates 59th anniversary in Uijeongbu

    Jul 29, 2009

    Changhon Lee(left) and Sangkil Kim(right), 15th KSC company, cook food on a barbecue grill for 59th KSC organization day which took place at Darakwan camp, Uijeongbu July 24. More than 150 KSC members and guests enjoyed sports, lottery and food to celebrate its 59th anniversary.

  • AAFES celebrates 114 years of service

    Jul 29, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The Army and Air Force Exchange Service celebrated its 114 years of service to the military community by giving away $10 gift cards, $10 prepaid telephone cards, 14 percent off coupons, and a number of other events July 24, in the USAG-Casey Post Exchange.

  • Casey commander meets Dongducheon Mayor to get aquainted and discuss future plans in Casey - Hovey e

    Jul 29, 2009

    (From left to right) Lt. Col. Richard Fromm, USAG-Casey commander, Pae, Tong Su, USAG-Casey community releations officer, Chun Heung Sik, deputy director, Particular Operation Area Division, city of Dongducheon, Ha Jae Bong, director, Particular Operation Area Division, and Oh Sea-Chang, Mayor of Dongducheon, discuss future operations while getting to know each other for the first time in the office of the Mayor of Dongducheon July 21. - Courtesy photo

  • Firefighters hone life saving skills on Casey

    Jul 29, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The Fire Department on Casey garrison tested firefighters on their abilities to quickly extinguish a fire in the barracks, and find any and all victims who may be languishing in smoke and debris July 28 on the premises of the Warrior Exercise Billets.

  • Commander's Corner: Social Media

    Jul 29, 2009

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan is committed to finding new ways to engage with community members to accomplish its mission. I'd like to share with you an exciting new method we're using to interact with you every day: Social Media.

  • USO travel opens doors in Korea

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Korea is a dynamic country with many things to see, but where does one visit with so many options out there' United Service Organization representative and travel guru Wee Windship has three suggestions: Jeju Island, Mount Seorak and Andong.

  • Yongsan teens to hit the silver screen

    Jul 29, 2009

    <strong>YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea</strong> - Seoul American High School student Sean Conolly (right) and 41st Signal Battalion cameraman Pfc. Nathan Franco (left) set up a shot July 17 at the Dragon Hill Lodge.

  • Korean and American exchange students explore Yongsan

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - More than 50 Korean and U.S. college students took a tour of Yongsan Garrison July 22. For most of them, it was their first visit to a military installation, and an eye-opening experience.

  • U.S. Forces Korea commander visits K-16 Air Base

    Jul 29, 2009

    K-16 AIR BASE, Republic of Korea Aca,!" United States Forces Korea Commander Gen. Walter Sharp visited K-16 Air Base Wednesday, July 22. to speak with Soldiers, Installation Management Command officials, and Army Family Members. The general toured constructions sites, quarters and various facilities.

  • Explore animal kingdom at Seoul Zoo

    Jul 29, 2009

    SEOUL - When looking for something to do, many people consider the zoo at the Seoul Grand Park. The park offers visitors a glimpe of animal life with performances, interactive sessions and information displays. In fact, the national zoo has more than 3,200 animals from 358 species.

  • Warfighter Information Network-Tactical: 'It's real, it's here and it works'

    Jul 28, 2009

    Warfighter Information Network-Tactical has shaped the tactical Army's ability to move and support combat forces.

  • Army Junior ROTC Cadets Compete in Academic Bowl

    Jul 28, 2009

    JROTC Cadets capture top honors during annual Academic Bowl

  • 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion changes command

    Jul 28, 2009

  • New leadership takes reins of 22d Chemical Battalion

    Jul 28, 2009

  • Commentary: 'The Hurt Locker,' a show and tell of an EOD Soldier's experiences

    Jul 28, 2009

  • Commentary: Reflecting on pride of service

    Jul 28, 2009

  • Air Force TPS-75 radar test capability expands

    Jul 28, 2009

    Tobyhanna Army Depot strives to continually reduce repair cycle time. As a result, the Air Force will receive its tactical radar systems faster.

  • New storage system puts parts in right place at right time

    Jul 28, 2009

    A new process for storing high volume, low cost parts will streamline how Tobyhanna employees perform their jobs - saving time and money.

  • Army's radio inventory provides depth of versatile solutions to combat scenarios

    Jul 28, 2009

    Today's Army radios are designed to be versatile and adaptable to the specific combat scenario. The Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) is designed to provide increasingly robust communications to meet current and future needs.

  • CYSS earns national accreditation

    Jul 28, 2009

    Tobyhanna's Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) program joins over 550 nationally accredited programs who serve as role models for excellence.

  • Community Services earns 3rd accreditation

    Jul 28, 2009

    Tobyhanna Army Depot's Army Community Services (ACS) received its third accreditation certificate on July 7.

  • New vehicles help reduce fossil fuel emissions

    Jul 28, 2009

    The implementation of two electric vehicles will help reduce fossil fuel emissions and save on fuel costs, one piece of material movement equipment at a time.

  • Deployment children attend IMCOM-Europe camp program

    Jul 28, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - U.S. servicemembers stationed in Europe continue to support ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Department of Defense recently announced the 1st Armored Division and 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team are heading downrange in a few months. Meaning: the emotional rollercoaster families experience before, during and after a deployment rolls on.

  • Engineers put themselves to the test, vie for top honors

    Jul 28, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- A blotch of blood seeping through the left leg of his uniform, Spc. Santos Delgado grunted and gasped for a heap of fresh air, trying to negotiate both his exhaustion and the "over-and-under" obstacle on the Camp Robertson confidence course.

  • Continued Progression: Female Soldiers

    Jul 28, 2009

    An integral part of the operational activity for the brigade, Sgt. Dawn Cloukey's main role with her unit is to keep the communication efforts, while out on ground movements, running efficiently for the vehicles in her unit.

  • Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North (Part 2)

    Jul 28, 2009

    Service members currently deployed to northern Iraq participatie in the "Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North" at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, July 26-29. The competition is part of a 4-day physical and mental trial to find the best warrior currently serving in northern Iraq. Each Soldier or Sailor participating triumphed at a brigade-level competition to earn the right to participate in the contest.

  • Division Run Kicks off Big Red One "Victory Week"

    Jul 27, 2009

    The 1st Infantry Division started its "Victory Week" celebration on July 27th with a division run. This is the second Victory Week on Fort Riley since the Big Red One returned from Germany.

  • New award recognizes those who deliver quality of life

    Jul 27, 2009

    Nominations are now being accepted for a new award that recognizes teams or individuals responsible for improving the quality of life at Army garrisons.

  • JROTC offers students head start on military career, life

    Jul 27, 2009

    The Leesville High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps builds and tests a student's confidence. For those who work hard, it can provide a college scholarship, and for those who decide college is not for them, a jump-start on a career.

  • Historical work returns to Rock Island Arsenal

    Jul 27, 2009

    Most everything that is produced at the Rock Island Arsenal is to support the Warfighter in the field. However, on this special occasion, they are producing an item that honors those who served this country. The National Cemetery Administration has partnered with RIA to produce 62 cast-iron tables containing the Gettysburg Address, the most prominent historic tablet found throughout the 125 national cemeteries.

  • Hired! Apprenticeship Program gives teens career choices

    Jul 27, 2009

    Fort Polk's Child, Youth and School Services, under the auspices of the Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, offer a student-mentor collaboration: The "HIRED! Apprenticeship Program." The program is for youth ages 15-18 who want to do more with their time than play video games and text. Participants take an active role in improving their future chances of landing a job in competitive markets by dipping their toes in the installation workforce and discovering possible career choices.

  • Fort Polk joins 'we media'

    Jul 27, 2009

    The Fort Polk Public Affairs office has joined two of the larger phenomena of the Internet: Facebook and Twitter

  • Tiger Brigade hosts Egyption VIPs at JRTC

    Jul 27, 2009

    Four Egyptian Army general officers visited Fort Polk Tuesday and visited the 162nd Infantry Brigade for a briefing on Foreign Security Forces - Transition Team training.

  • A place to stay in the Poconos

    Jul 27, 2009

    On July 6, Tobyhanna's Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Directorate celebrated the grand opening of the Tobyhanna Villas with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

  • Defense Distribution Depot- Tobyhanna welcomes new commander

    Jul 27, 2009

    Lt. Col. Bruce B. McPeak took command of Defense Distribution Depot- Tobyhanna (DDTP) during a change of command ceremony on July 8.

  • Chaplains and churches help Afghan communities

    Jul 27, 2009

    Chaplain (CPT) Michael Wikstrom assists the Afghan National Police with a community relations project for refugees in Kabul. Chaplains frequently assist commanders with community outreach programs in Afghanistan. American churches, schools and civic organizations contribute clothing, school supplies and food aid.

  • Army Management Staff College commandant retires after 28 years of Army service

    Jul 27, 2009

    Army Management Staff College Commandant Col. Garland H. Williams retires after 28 years of Army Service. Under Williams' leadership, Army Management Staff College launched the Civilian Education System leader development program--a significant milestone in Army training and education.

  • 82nd Airborne Soldiers visit Picatinny and makes their presence heard

    Jul 27, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Eleven Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg, N.C. visited Picatinny July 16.

  • Distance Class of 2009 completes studies

    Jul 27, 2009

    Army War College graduates distance class of 2009

  • Joint Best Warrior Competition - Multi-National Division - North Part 1

    Jul 27, 2009

    Service members deployed to the brigades and units currently supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in northern Iraq tested their physical and mental limits during a multi-tiered competition to find the best warrior in Multi-National Division - North. The four-day event brought the winners of each brigade and unit's individual best warrior competitions together to find out who is the best warrior in the division. The day's events included a multiple objective fitness challenge followed by a live fire stress shoot.

  • IMCOM-E ushering in Postal Service Centers to improve service

    Jul 27, 2009

    A new postal concept called the Postal Service Center is gaining momentum in Europe as part of Installation Management Command-Europe's postal transformation designed to improve postal service to all authorized postal service customers.

  • Army unveils new Antiterrorism Strategic Plan

    Jul 24, 2009

    The Army has developed Phase II of its Antiterrorism Strategic Plan, called "Tempering the Weapon."

  • Soldier's stem cells used to offer hope

    Jul 24, 2009

    It's around noon on Monday and in a few moments a man is going to stab Staff Sgt. Victor Gardner in the chest with something long and sharp. And Gardner, a Soldier from 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), is OK with that. In fact, the 33-year-old volunteered for the procedure at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, which involved doctors digging a thin hole through Gardner's chest in order to connect a catheter to a vein.

  • Regimental Riders promotes motorcycle safety, awareness

    Jul 24, 2009

    James Stubblefield knows the importance of motorcycle safety. As the president and motorcycle mentorship coordinator of the Regimental Riders, and a U.S. Army South Office of the Command Surgeon employee, he's on a mission to educate as many riders as possible. The Regimental Riders is a local, non-profit organization fostering a safe riding program while promoting community awareness. Members include active and retired military, Department of Defense civilians, contractors and Family members in the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio communities.

  • Treatment approach to PTSD offers service members greater privacy, reduced stigma

    Jul 24, 2009

    Service members seeking help for deployment-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder now have the option of being treated through primary care channels, thanks to a new pilot program that began in April at Brooke Army Medical Center and in February at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Since then, at least 13 service members have enrolled in the pilot study and participated in the PTSD treatment. That number is expected to increase as the program comes on-line at the San Antonio VA.

  • emBRACe campaign highlights connections, opportunities

    Jul 24, 2009

    The City of San Antonio launched its multimedia campaign "Embrace BRAC San Antonio" at Fort Sam Houston's historic Quadrangle, July 17. The campaign aims to create greater local awareness about opportunities the multi-billion dollar project brings to the community and includes events, billboards, public service announcements and a Web site, www.embracebrac.org. Welcome kits with information including DVDs are also available for new Families.

  • Fire safety trailer tours throughout Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem

    Jul 24, 2009

    The Fire Prevention Branch of the U.S. Army Garrison Directorate of Emergency Services Fire Department conducted fire prevention and life safety training June 15 with Soldiers from the 1stAca,!E+Battalion, 347th Combat Support/Combat Service Support Regiment, First Army, Fort Gillem.

  • Equal opportunity leaders learn, teach

    Jul 24, 2009

    The U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Equal Opportunity (EO) Office staff hosted a quarterly Equal Opportunity Leader Course from July 13 through Saturday.

  • Take charge of your personal property during PCS

    Jul 24, 2009

    The new program, the Defense Personal Property Program (DP3), allows personnel to use the online Defense Personal Property System (DPS) to communicate directly with their moving company from the convenience of their home or office.

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