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  • Commander's Tour

    Aug 27, 2009

    Soldiers, Civilian employees and members of the Honorary Commanders Association of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce pose for a group photo Aug. 18. Association members visited with units at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem and experienced daily military life.

  • Taking care of Soldiers the right way

    Aug 27, 2009

    We who serve and support our armed forces as Civilian employees, military members or Family members are fortunate to serve at a time when the American public appreciates and supports America's servicemembers and their Families. Routinely, we experience public appreciation for our service to our nation, and we are especially grateful for this support.

  • The Many Faces of Kate Campbell Stevenson

    Aug 27, 2009

    One moment she's Kate Campbell Stevenson, the singer. The next she's Abigail Adams in 1776. Keep watching and listening as she transforms again into a women's suffrage leader in 1913. Next she morphs into a female political candidate in 1920 Wyoming. She then asks her audience to travel that year to Washington, D.C., where she becomes suffragist Alice Paul, awaiting ratification of the 19th Amendment. Finally, the word comes that the legislation passed, giving women the right to vote. "We've come a long way, but we still have a ways to go before equality," Stevenson said, herself once again.

  • USCENTCOM Army Element CSM: Soldier input is important

    Aug 27, 2009

    This was the topic of discussion when Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia Pritchett, U.S. Central Command Army Element command sergeant major, visited the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Aug. 20 for their Noncommissioned Officer Development Program.

  • 3rd Sustainment Bde. CSM teaches history, instills pride in local community

    Aug 27, 2009

    "The 3rd Infantry Division and the 3rd Sustainment Brigade have accomplished the litany of things we have because of the great Americans who came before us. This is why we are steeped in tradition. We could not have done anything without them." These words were spoken by Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton H. Johnson, command sergeant major of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division at the Lower Altamaha Historical Society's meeting, Aug. 20 at Fort King George in Darien, Ga.

  • Purple Heart ceremony honors five Iraq warriors

    Aug 27, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Kelvin Hunt, Sgt. Juan Santiago Velazquez, Sgt. Torrey Kramer, Spc. Daniel Delbosque, and Pvt. Sean Beck took center stage Aug. 7 and were honored for their selfless service in Iraq, during a Purple Heart ceremony held at Brooke Army Medical Center's fourth floor auditorium. More than 40 BAMC medical staff, comrades and Family members, including comedian George Lopez attended the ceremony.

  • FSH Fire, Emergency Services take top honors

    Aug 27, 2009

    Fort Sam Houston Fire and Emergency Services won the Fire and Emergency Services Fire Prevention Program of the Year award and placed as runner-up for the Small Fire Department of the Year award in the 2008 Army Fire and Emergency Services Award program. FES also received the Installation Management Command-West Fire Prevention Program of the Year and Small Fire Department of the Year awards.

  • West Point ranked top public liberal arts college

    Aug 27, 2009

    "U.S. News & World Report" announced their 2010 America's Best Colleges Rankings Aug. 20 and ranked West Point the "Top Public Liberal Arts College."

  • Army Medical Department Regiment celebrates anniversary

    Aug 27, 2009

    Soldiers and civilians celebrated the anniversary of the Army Medical Department Regiment Aug. 14 with a social at the AMEDD Museum. Gregg Stephens, deputy to the commanding general, Army Medical Department Center and School, hosted the event, standing in for Maj. Gen. Russell Czerw and Command Sgt. Maj. Howard Riles who were unable to attend. Commander Sgt. Maj. Stephen Paskos, Commandant of the Noncommissioned Officers Academy provided opening marks, saying "This afternoon we are celebrating the establishment of our Army Medical Department Regiment; a regiment that has a proud and historic 234-year heritage, dating back to the earliest days of our Army."

  • West Point GC, children break ground on 2nd CDC site

    Aug 27, 2009

    Garrison Commander Col. Dan Bruno (center) receives help from 5-year-old's Harlie Heck (left) and Walker Blackmon and their Families in breaking ground at the future site of the Child Development Center. The new CDC, scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2010, will provide West Point with two operational CDCs once completed. The facility, one of 60 new CDCs being built from 2008-10 throughout the Army, will have an interior square footage of 15,085 feet and have the capacity to serve 135 children. The project also includes a 3,770-foot playground that will run alongside the facility. Construction begins Sept. 7, and, once complete, should meet West Point's expanding childcare needs.

  • 228th CSH trains for combat support during exercise

    Aug 27, 2009

    Military trucks carrying Soldiers with various mock combat injuries such as gunshot wounds, impalements, arm wounds, head wounds, back injuries, and chest injuries stopped in front of the 228th Combat Support Hospital for treatment. Outside and inside the 228th CSH, administrative and medical personnel, aware of the casualties were ready at their duty stations to provide medical care. This was the beginning of the mass casualty exercise Aug. 12 at Fort Sam Houston for the active duty and reservists assigned to the 228th CSH as part of their annual two week training, and in preparation for the Global Medic exercise which will be held at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif.

  • AMEDD instructor shares insect knowledge in new book

    Aug 27, 2009

    The chief of the Medical Zoology Branch at the Army Medical Department Center and School here makes it his mission to teach Soldiers about bugs, the diseases they carry and ways to protect themselves downrange. During the five-week Medical Zoology course, Col. (Dr.) Mustapha Debboun teaches Soldiers how to identify arthropods such as insects and spiders, as well as snakes and rodents.

  • Sky Soldiers keeping it clean in Torri

    Aug 27, 2009

    VICENZA, Italy -- Soldiers from the 1st Battalion (Airborne) 503rd Infantry Regiment took part in a local service project to continue the partnership between the American and Italian communities.

  • CASCOM improves on collecting 'Lessons Learned'

    Aug 27, 2009

    In order to meet the training needs of an evolving force, the Lessons Learned Integration Team never stops looking for ways to collect better data from the operational Army. One of their more successful collection methods is the Reverse Collection and Analysis Team, said Stephen Ball, Combined Arms Support Command L2I team leader.

  • Special Delivery: Logisticians complete huge fuselage move

    Aug 27, 2009

    A 5,000-mile sea and land odyssey that began at an Orange County, Calif., testing facility came to an end Aug. 22 at Fort Lee, Va. A hulking Air Force C-17 aircraft fuselage is now in its final resting place following the 32-day move.

  • USAG-Detroit Arsenal Tests Hydrogen-Electric Vehicles

    Aug 27, 2009

    USAG-Detroit Arsenal Partners with the TARDEC NAC to Test Hybrid Vehicles

  • Campaign plan a roadmap for the future

    Aug 27, 2009

    Some six months ago, the senior leaders on post put their heads together to outline all of the things we do here on Fort Jackson and figure out the best way to plot our course into the future.

  • Family Day kicks

    Aug 27, 2009

    Pvt. Brittany Nolen plays soccer with her friend Baleria Leon, who came to visit her on Family Day, Aug. 20. Nolen was assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment for Basic Combat Training. She graduated with her peers last week.

  • Evans:Aca,!E+'Live the Army values'

    Aug 27, 2009

    First Sgt. Ellsworth Evans said what he enjoys most about being in the Army is seeing the transformation new Soldiers make during Basic Combat Training.

  • Daily stressors take mom from unqualified to sharpshooter

    Aug 27, 2009

    I went to the range recently, and I was a steely-eyed killer. On a qualification course with targets popping up out of the ground, I shot 35 out of the 40 silhouettes that dared to challenge me.

  • Post recognized for fuel cell initiative

    Aug 27, 2009

    Fort Jackson, S.C., was recognized as a leader in green technology in the Midlands for the installation of hydrogen fuel cells as back-up power in three on-post facilities.

  • Get the motor running

    Aug 27, 2009

    Pfc. Jeremy Johnson, an Advanced Individual Training student in the 187th Ordnance Battalion's Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School, practices taking an engine out of a vehicle. Johnson and his fellow AIT Soldiers were learning to remove and reinstall the engines.

  • Fort Jackson women capture title

    Aug 27, 2009

    Paul Purser, a Moncrief Army Community Hospital Soldier, looked forward to joining his teammates on the Fort Jackson Knights softball team in defending their title.

  • Back at School

    Aug 27, 2009

    Evetta Johnson, a third-grade teacher at C.C. Pinckney Elementary School, helps Melissa Freitas, 8, pick out items from the lunch menu Aug. 20, the first day of school for Fort Jackson. Approximately 250 students attend C.C. Pinckney Elementary.

  • Post mourns death of BCT Soldier

    Aug 27, 2009

    Soldiers with Company F, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment were joined by the Fort Jackson community Monday as they paid tribute to a fallen comrade.

  • School, housing top issues at town hall meeting

    Aug 27, 2009

    More than 100 community members attended a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Solomon Center, during which garrison officials gave updates on ongoing projects and answered audience questions.

  • CRYSTAL CLEAR: Friendship part of suicide prevention

    Aug 27, 2009

    About a month after my husband and I arrived at Fort Jackson, I got a phone call from one of my former co-workers.

  • Citizenship path ends at Fort Jackson

    Aug 27, 2009

    Jae Kim, a first lieutenant in the Army Reserve, prayed that he would become a U.S. citizen before he graduates this week from Fort Jackson's U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School.

  • Booster shot: Post officials update flu preparation plans

    Aug 27, 2009

    Fort Jackson leadership is ramping up its contingency plans in case a massive outbreak of H1N1 hits the post later this year.

  • Soldiers post fast times at Warrior Country's first Mountain Bike Race

    Aug 27, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Warrior's gathered outside Carey Fitness Center Aug. 8 for Warrior Country's first Mountain Bike Race. Many are veteran triathlon and biathlon athletes and were familiar with the 7 kilometer race track laid out by Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation sports specialists.

  • Dongducheon rocks the city in annual festival

    Aug 27, 2009

    SOYOSAN, DONGDUCHEON South Korea - Local Korean nationals held their annual Dongducheon Rock Festival near Soyo Mountain Aug. 15, 16, and 17. The festival, which gathered people as far as Incheon, celebrated its 11th anniversary and offered a 30 percent discount to all Soldiers and identification card holders.

  • Casey PBC holds sewing and quilting classes

    Aug 27, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Handmade diaper bags, blankets, and quilts are no longer a fantasy for the spouses who attended the sewing and quilting classes, which took place at USAG-Casey Pear Blossom Cottage Aug. 24. With the professional instructors who volunteer to teach, spouses are able to learn how to design and make their own woven goods and quilts.

  • Soldiers use inflatable satellite dish to stay connected in rugged terrain of Korean peninsula

    Aug 27, 2009

    The 2nd Infantry Division deployed a new inflatable satellite dish to support ground tactical air control communications in Korea's mountainous landscape during the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise Aug. 17 through 28.

  • New construction improves services on Red Cloud

    Aug 27, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - Driving on post in USAG-Red Cloud one can see the Directorate of Public Works busy at work when looking anywhere in a full circle. Construction projects are not new construction, but renovations to make structures into what is needed to support Red Cloud in its growth and in support of its many missions. Funding for all of these projects is part of USAG-Red Cloud's sustain, renovation, and modernization funding.

  • Fort Riley employees advance skills in development program

    Aug 26, 2009

    Fort Riley employees in non-supervisory roles have the opportunity to advance their careers through the Employee Development Program, a series of courses that provide training in basic skills to improve workplace productivity.

  • Military cadets experience a day of Army life at Fort Riley

    Aug 26, 2009

    Cadets from St. John's Military School got to see what life was like on a military installation during their visit to Fort Riley Aug. 21. The visit was part of a two-week leadership camp for returning students of the Salina, Kan., school.

  • Extension agent shares knowledge of 'eating for the heart'

    Aug 26, 2009

    The women who gathered in the Army Community Service Annex August 20 came to learn to cook heart healthy meals. But they left with that knowledge and more, including free samples, pamphlets of recipes and free tote bags.

  • Super Days 2009 celebration includes carnival, tribute to Army noncommissioned officers

    Aug 26, 2009

    Super Days 2009 celebration includes carnival, tribute to Army noncommissioned officers

  • Working with war wounds: AW2 program helps warriors find work

    Aug 26, 2009

    Richard Ranno suffers from postconcussive syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder, which manifests as frequent headaches, dizziness, nausea, hypersensitivity, nightmares and abnormal anxiety, among other symptoms. But, despite his injuries, Ranno has found work in Heidelberg thanks to the Army Wounded Warrior program, and is thriving as a federal employee, according to his boss, Kevin Williams, Heidelberg postmaster.

  • 8th TSC Soldiers experience Japanese culture

    Aug 26, 2009

    In the middle of a two-week command post exercise at Camp Zama, a group of 8th Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers, based out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii, took a break to enjoy the ancient culture of Japan.

  • Blind Employee Overcomes Odds to Succeed

    Aug 25, 2009

    "Civilian Salute" is a series of articles that highlight Civilian Employees

  • Voice' of Fort Lee Gives All To Helping Others

    Aug 25, 2009

    This is part of a series, "Civilian Salute" which highlights Civilian employees who work on Fort Lee.

  • Individuals, organizations receive technology awards

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (August 20)-The 2009 LandWarNet Conference came to a close today with an awards ceremony at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

  • Army Field Band shares many special moments with Fort Meade

    Aug 25, 2009

    The United States Army Field Band and Alumni concert draws captive audience despite the rain. Housed inside the Fort Meade Pavilion, concert goers remained dry as the Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus illustrated why they are The Musical Ambassadors of the Army.

  • Detroit Arsenal Celebrates Women's Equality Day with a Health and Wellness Fair

    Aug 25, 2009

    Detroit Arsenal Celebrates Women's Equality Day

  • Global Network Enterprise Construct to Restore Balance on the Network

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Through the Global Network Enterprise Construct (GNEC), the objective is to restore balance on the Army's network in parallel with the Chief of Staff of the Army's goal to restore balance throughout the Army, according to Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson.

  • U.S. Army Commander in Europe: We have to build alliances

    Aug 25, 2009

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- During the opening speech of the LandWarNet 2009 conference, Gen. Carter F. Ham harked back to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and drew parallels between it and walls that exist in the governance of the Army's network.

  • Program helps protect endangered species

    Aug 25, 2009

    A number of endangered or protected species such as the swallowtail butterfly, sand lizard, yellow iris flower and the exotic Zygaena carniolica moth are thriving on Baumholder's military training area.

  • Regional Director Visits the Detroit Arsenal

    Aug 25, 2009

    Russell Hall, Director, IMCOM Northeast, visits the Detroit Arsenal

  • Year of the NCO: Focus on three outstanding Baumholder NCOs

    Aug 25, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Editor's note: In recognition of their commitment to service and willingness to make great sacrifices on behalf of the nation, the secretary of the Army established 2009 as the Year of the NCO. Highlighted below is a look at some of the noncommissioned officers in the Baumholder community.

  • Support groups help Soldiers, families deal with traumatic brain injuries

    Aug 25, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Why am I like this' Am I the only one feeling this way' These are just a couple of questions Soldiers ponder when returning from a 14-month deployment with a mild traumatic brain injury.

  • Transformation: Wiesbaden construction projects in full swing

    Aug 25, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Change is coming to the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden in the form of big projects with big price tags. Through the summer of 2012 the Transformation Stationing Management Office will be overseeing more than 150 construction projects intended to transform the garrison at a cost of more than $300 million.

  • 1st AD prepares for Iraq mission: Thanks German leaders for support during deployment

    Aug 25, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Two new agreements between the United States and Iraq governments have changed the combat rules for American troops. The nonbinding strategic framework agreement and a security agreement have carved out a different mission and a whole new playing field for 1st Armored Division troops set to return to Iraq by the end of the year.

  • Youth swim camp teaches art of fun, skills of swimming

    Aug 24, 2009

    Normandy Pool on Fort Bragg was the Mecca of cool, wet fun as children of all ages met for swim lessons the week of Aug 3 to 7. The Flying Fish Swim Camp was hosted by the Fayetteville Flying Fish Swim Team. The goal of the swim team, together with coach and swim instructor, Oscar Roverato, was to build each child's confidence being in the water and encourage them to also have fun. "It's about having fun and learning to swim," Roverato said.

  • Operation Homelink founder: Gift computers not free

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Internet-communications ready Dell "netbook" computers handed out to Families of six dozen Iraq-bound paratroopers Friday at the Hall of Heroes were not free. The computers were earned everyday by Soldiers and their Families, who do the heavy lifting for America. That was the sentiment of Operation Homelink founder, Dan Shannon, who, along with Troy West of Dell Computer, presented the Families of 75 paratroopers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division with brand-new, ultra-compact notebook computers, enabling the Families to communicate with their deploying Soldiers online.

  • Kids' Olympics brings out Fort Bragg's young athletes

    Aug 24, 2009

    Children from across Fort Bragg swarmed the Main Post Polo Field Saturday to participate in the 12th Annual Armed Services YMCA Kids' Olympics. The 78 children competed for medals in 10 events based on their age group and gender. Lynne Grates, director, Fort Bragg ASYMCA, encouraged the children to do their best, but to remember that having fun was the most important thing. "Just have fun. You're not competing against each other, just yourselves," said Grates. "Remember to encourage your fellow athletes and cheer for everyone today. Everyone is a winner."

  • Community celebrates paratroopers

    Aug 24, 2009

    The 69th National Airborne Day was celebrated by more than 2,000 friends, Family members and distinguished guests at the $22 million Airborne and Special Operations Museum in downtown Fayetteville, Saturday. National Airborne Day traces its beginnings back to 1940 when 48 Soldiers answered the call and became the Army's first parachute test platoon. On Aug. 16, 1940, these volunteer Soldiers performed the first official Army parachute jump and became America's first paratroopers. "We remember our brave and beloved servicemembers today who are deployed around the globe in service to our nation," said Col. (Ret.) Jim Huggins, the museum director. "This is a day of celebration and also one of remembrance."

  • At Fort Bragg, new motor pool an improvement for brigade maintenance teams

    Aug 24, 2009

    A newly-built motor pool is seldom a cause for excitement for anyone other than the Soldiers who will maintain it. But the new facility that houses mechanical support personnel from the 82nd Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team is a step outside the norm. The new 48,000 square-foot facility, which sits just off the southern end of Butner Road, features 12 vehicle bays, a unmanned aerial vehicle facility, organizational storage buildings, petroleum storage rooms, a hazardous material storage room and more than 128,000 square feet of parking space.

  • Fort Bragg Families receive free computers

    Aug 24, 2009

    More than 250 Fort Bragg Families received free desktop computers. The giveaway was part of a back-to-school event, sponsored by the Kramden Institute and computer manufacturing giant Lenovo Saturday at Albritton Junior High School. This year's event marked the second time the agencies combined to sponsor the event here. The first award day took place in 2007, in which 255 computers were given away.

  • Fayetteville organization shows military community how much they 'care'

    Aug 24, 2009

    When Spc. William Haubris, 20, returned from Iraq Aug. 6, he and other single Soldiers of the 18th Fires Brigade had packages waiting for them. The packages, given by Fayetteville Cares, were designed to prevent a Soldier from having to go shopping within 48 hours of returning from deployment, said Joanne Chavonne. The packages contained a toothbrush and toothpaste; shampoo and conditioner; and sandwich meat and bread, Haubris said. "I thought it was really nice that people treat you with respect and try to help you out as much as they can," he said of Fayetteville Cares.

  • 'One of the best' named Army clinical director of the year

    Aug 24, 2009

    Scott Mims grew up the son of a 30-year Army veteran. His mother, Lynnette, retired from Womack Army Medical Center after more than 20 years of service. "I grew up in this environment and I feel very comfortable with this population," said Mims, who in July, was recognized as Army Clinical Director of the Year in the same hospital in which his mother had worked many years ago.

  • Classes at Fort Bragg save time

    Aug 24, 2009

    The 4th BCT paratroopers graduated from the Contracting Officer, Food Ordering Officer and Project Purchasing Officer classes Aug. 4, allowing them to skip several days of training in Afghanistan. "These classes will save us time in Afghanistan," said Capt. Nathan Dorsch, assistant S-4, supply officer for the 4th BCT.

  • Fort Bragg's 1st BCT safety program recognized as Army's best

    Aug 24, 2009

    A brigade from the 82nd Airborne Division was recognized as the Army's safest brigade by the command sergeant major of U.S. Army Forces Command at the division headquarters, Aug. 5.

  • New program helps Fort Bragg Soldiers avoid potential fees while deployed

    Aug 24, 2009

    To help redeploying Soldiers avoid discovering their vehicle has been towed and they owe more in towing fees than the car is worth, the Fayetteville Police Department is working with Fort Bragg and has developed a program to help prevent Soldiers from coming home to a large, vehicle storage debt

  • Army Family Covenant: What it means to Fort Bragg

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Army Family Covenant has helped to improve and enhance Fort Bragg's existing Family programs and services. This is just one way for us to recognize that the strength of our Soldiers comes from the strength of their Families.

  • Soldiers from Fort Bragg's 20th Engineer Brigade reach enlisted milestone

    Aug 24, 2009

    Twenty-four Soldiers from the 20th Engineer Brigade held up their right hands and were sworn in to the Corps of Noncommissioned Officers at the York Theater Friday. The ceremony, the 20th Eng. Bde.'s first since redeploying in November of last year, was to recognize the Soldiers who had been promoted to the rank of sergeant and mark what is often a significant moment in the career of an enlisted Soldier.

  • Hunting for the enemy and souvenirs

    Aug 24, 2009

    Hunting for souvenirs was an important pastime for many GIs during World War II and provided them with strong psychological benefits. "When Soldiers pick that object up, even though it may be years later, a memory is triggered and they're reliving that adventure once more," said one military historian.

  • C-17 fuselage moves across country to new school

    Aug 24, 2009

    Fort Lee was the final stop in a unique logistics operation Aug. 22, as a giant C-17 cargo aircraft fuselage arrived from California to its new home in Virginia. Soldiers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade at Fort Eustis used an Army tugboat and Army Warping Tugs to push the fuselage on a floating causeway to a site on the Appomattox River. The 170-foot-long, 25-foot-high fuselage will become a part of a new multi-mode training site at Fort Lee, where more than 2,000 military students will be trained annually.

  • YES: Getting kids excited about science

    Aug 24, 2009

    YES, a Fort Detrick, Md., partnership with Hood College, encourages students to delve into science and engineering careers and offers a week's worth of hands-on experimentation, exploration and excitement.

  • Post parishioners anticipate new chapel

    Aug 24, 2009

    Construction plans for a 22,600 square-foot chapel on Guthrie Airfield stand in the works, according to Installation Management Command Chaplain (Maj.) Mark Mitera.

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    Aug 24, 2009

  • MPs conduct property checks for vacationing residents

    Aug 24, 2009

    When Soldiers and Families spend several days away from home, their residences can become targets of criminals. However, Community Police can ensure their homes remain safe during their absence.

  • 'Squared Away' regiment rejoins TRADOC

    Aug 24, 2009

    After serving six years under Air Traffic Services Command (ATSCOM), the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment rejoined Training and Doctrine Command's (TRADOC) 110th Aviation Brigade. A transition ceremony held Aug. 13 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum marked the change.

  • Citizenship possible with ACS help

    Aug 24, 2009

    When defense of the United States requires Soldiers to serve in foreign countries, occasionally romance blossoms and Family status changes. Should Family status change while a Soldier is serving on foreign soil, Army Community Services (ACS) can help new Family members establish permanent legal residency.

  • Commander promotes his hero at APG

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Selfless service: Soldier pulls pregnant woman from burning car

    Aug 24, 2009

    A few years ago, Brittany Bragwell's grandmother gave her an angel figurine that had the inscription, "Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly."

  • Law school available to junior officers

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education program. Under this program, up to 25 Army officers may be selected to attend law school at government expense while on active duty.

  • BenAfAt Laboratories' line of sight goes beyond cannon

    Aug 24, 2009

    The Army's BenAfAt Laboratories conducted in Albany Thursday its first Black Silicon symposium that was attended by more than 20 representatives from such institutions as Harvard, MIT, RPI, and the Army Research Laboratories. BenAfAt is well known for its work at the Watervliet Arsenal in research, development, and prototype production of large caliber weapon systems. What most people don't know, however, is that much of BenAfAt's research for cannon and tank development also enhances capability for a variety of Soldier systems, from infrared devices to stereo lithographic modeling.

  • Immunizations not just for kids

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Whatever age, whatever sport, protect the eyes

    Aug 24, 2009

  • 'Man's best friend' MP, dog deploy to Middle East

    Aug 24, 2009

    When most Soldiers deploy overseas, it is with fellow Soldiers, but Friday, 6th Military Police Detachment Cpl. Simeon Dunker deployed with man's best friend.

  • Birdies flock to Ruggles for charity invitational

    Aug 24, 2009

  • AUSA picnic hosts 90 Soldiers

    Aug 24, 2009

  • Commentary: As it should be

    Aug 24, 2009

  • 1-58th AOB welcomes new 'Guardian'

    Aug 24, 2009

    During a change of command ceremony Friday at Howze Field, 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion (AOB) Soldiers welcomed incoming Commander Lt. Col. Thomas G. Moore.

  • Jewish chaplain serves diverse community in Europe, plans Jewish New Year retreat

    Aug 24, 2009

    He's the only Army rabbi in Europe, with a flock that's scattered all over the continent and follows a variety of religious traditions. Now he's organizing a retreat for the Jewish New Year next month, but you don't even have to be Jewish to attend.

  • Reserve Soldiers compete for best warrior title

    Aug 24, 2009

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    Aug 24, 2009

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  • Soldier seeks assistance to avoid home foreclosure, bankruptcy

    Aug 24, 2009

    The U.S. housing market has hit a steep decline, and it's hurting servicemembers like 'Joe,' but through the help of his chain of command and Army Community Service, he's found a temporary solution that has kept him out of bankruptcy.

  • Families in Belgium get new homes

    Aug 24, 2009

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - After years of planning, permitting and construction, the Attre built-to-lease houses are finally becoming homes. The first USAG Benelux families started moving in on Aug. 19.

  • Schweinfurt enjoys 'conversations' with acclaimed author

    Aug 24, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - The U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt community enjoyed an evening of the arts yesterday outside of the Conn Community Club when mingling with critically-acclaimed novelist and travel writer, Gary Shteyngart, author of award winning books, "The Russian Debutante's Handbook" and "Absurdistan."

  • Mass casualty drill: scenes from USAG-HI's annual antiterrorism exercise

    Aug 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Members from the Schofield Barracks Health Center, Medical Company C, administer triage at a mobile decontamination site set up in front of the clinic during the full-scale U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Annual Antiterrorism Exercise, Aug. 19.

  • PAIO conference develops strategic goals to sustain USAG-HI

    Aug 21, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Most days of the year, the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) leadership spends its time ensuring that quality services are provided to Soldiers and families.

  • Pililaau: A hero's legacy lives on at local Army recreation facility

    Aug 21, 2009

    WAIANAE, Hawaii - The gentle waves and pristine white sandy beach, combed by the soft winds and Hawaiian scents of Oahu's sunny Leeward coast, were integral parts of one young Soldier's upbringing.

  • Oahu North, South spouses' clubs hosting 'Super Sign-Ups'

    Aug 21, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The Hui O' Wahine club at Fort Shafter and its sister club, the Hui O' Na Wahine at Schofield Barracks are looking for new members during two "Super Sign-Up" events, here, Aug. 26 and 31.

  • PTA command sergeant major takes on new challenges

    Aug 21, 2009

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - The Pohakuloa garrison command sergeant major is taking on new challenges and getting to know the civilian employees and military operations at the Pacific region's premier training area, the Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA), on the Big Island of Hawaii.

  • Wolfhound families open homes to orphans

    Aug 21, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Four children from the Holy Family Home orphanage in Osaka, Japan, spent 10 days soaking in American and Hawaiian hospitality with families from the 1st and 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds."

  • Green Belt class aims to improve communication

    Aug 21, 2009

    Seeking to improve the process by which hearing-impaired employees request interpreters, ASC has launched a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project. Two training sessions set the stage for the project. They were held on June 15-19 and July 13-17 in the Army Sustainment Command Headquarters' Command Assessment and Continuous Improvement Conference Center.

  • Installation supply, maintenance activities set to reorganize

    Aug 21, 2009

    A large but quiet change will take place in Army installation supply and maintenance activities during the next two years.

  • Fires Center of Excellence has patching ceremony

    Aug 21, 2009

    The HQ detachment of the FCOE has a patching ceremony

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