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  • U.S. Army Garrison-Oahu joins military in Hawaii to provide activities during Furlough Fridays

    Nov 3, 2009

    FOSTER VILLAGE, Hawaii - Representatives from U.S. Army Garrison-Oahu (USAG-Oahu) recently joined forces with other military service branches, hoping their combined efforts would yield answers to the question on many parents' minds these days: "What are we going to do with the children when teachers go on furlough'"

  • Furlough activity, service alternatives are available for students

    Nov 3, 2009

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Furlough Fridays" are fast approaching, and many parents are concerned and are inquiring about services for their child(ren).

  • Energy conservation requires a change in your perspective

    Nov 3, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Often when people hear the word "conservation," they think, "What do I have to give up'

  • Spouses, children find common ground during deployment

    Nov 3, 2009

    HONOLULU Aca,!E+- With a husband in Iraq and his Jeep left behind, what's his wife to do besides change the oil, check the pressure in the tires, or contemplate the next Jeep toy to buy'

  • Keeping the promise is goal of covenant

    Nov 2, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Nearly two years after Army senior leaders convened here to sign the Army Family Covenant (AFC), the promise continues to resonate and its quality of life services thrive in the lives of Hawaii's Soldiers and family members.

  • PACOM hosts furlough discussion

    Nov 2, 2009

    CAMP SMITH, Hawaii - The furlough of public school teachers has the potential to displace as many as 14,000 military students attending Hawaii public schools for 17 or 21 furlough days for the 10- or 12-month school year.

  • Key leaders kick off Combined Federal Campaign

    Nov 2, 2009

    The goal of this year's Combined Federal Campaign is 100 percent contact.

  • BOSS "Bump in the Night"

    Nov 2, 2009

    Military members enjoy Halloween night during the Better Opportunities for Single Service Members party at the Weckerling Center Oct. 31. Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation arranged for the two-floor dance hall and shuttle buses to and from the barracks as an alternative to traveling great distances to celebrate Halloween.

  • ASC commanding general signs Army Family Covenant

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Domestic violence program suits them to a T-shirt

    Nov 2, 2009

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. - To raise awareness of domestic violence, the Army Community Service (ACS) Family Advocacy Program at Fort Monmouth participated in the Clothesline Project.

  • Army Field Band performs with legendary conductor

    Nov 2, 2009

    The Jazz Ambassadors of The United States Army Field Band play with world-class symphony, world-class conductor.

  • U.S. Army Garrison, Natick, fall Post clean up

    Nov 2, 2009

    Soldiers and civilians work to clean up the installation at Natick.

  • Technology on display

    Nov 2, 2009

    Tobyhanna hosted the a technology showcase on Oct. 14, which was designed to bring vendors and the work force together to advance Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) projects.

  • AFCEA, AUSA host luncheon

    Nov 2, 2009

    Eduardo Velez, portfolio integration officer, Enterprise Technology, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) speaks at the Oct. 15, Pocono Mountain Chapter Armed Forces Communication Electronics Association /Tobyhanna Army Depot Chapter of the Association of the United States Army Membership Luncheon.

  • ASC Soldiers help make house a home

    Nov 2, 2009

    Thirty-five Soldiers of Rock Island Arsenal's Army Sustainment Command volunteered to work all day Oct. 17 at the Habitat for Humanity's 61st house in the Quad Cities area.

  • Green Belt: Improving the way we do business

    Nov 2, 2009

    New processes developed by depot employees will produce savings of more than $1 million and shave hundreds of hours off repair cycle time.

  • 101st CAB TET Offensive Historical Article

    Nov 2, 2009

    101 CAB historical article

  • Engineering battalion keeps lines humming

    Nov 2, 2009

    Fifteen Soldiers are making sure that Tobyhanna maintains its power while saving the depot on its light bill.

  • Woodsman warms hearts, homes of those in need

    Nov 2, 2009

    A line from the movie 'Starman' sums up the good part of human nature - "You are at your very best when things are worst." A former Marine here exemplifies this.

  • Job well done

    Nov 2, 2009

    Lt. Col. Dave Grauel, BFT program manager, and other personnel visited here Oct. 20 to attend a ceremony that honored depot technician's completion of 100,000 Blue Force Tracking installation kits.

  • Arsenal's protectors -- a stitch or shot in time

    Nov 2, 2009

    Long before the fires in a fuze manufacturing building in 1847 that killed an elderly man and a boy Aca,!aEURc both Arsenal employees Aca,!aEURc the Arsenal workforce knew their work to support the nation's warfighters was nothing short of perilous. Therefore, the value of individuals with unique skills, such as a military doctor or nurse, was exponentially raised and their skills were essential to maintaining the morale and welfare of the workforce.

  • Presidio CFC gets under way Oct. 27

    Nov 2, 2009

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Nearly four million federal employees and military personnel are able to contribute to the charities of their choice during the annual charity drive. The annual charity season begins here with a Combined Federal Campaign kick-off ceremony here Oct. 27.

  • Strength of the Arsenal - Families

    Nov 2, 2009

  • ACC TODAY Video News Report

    Nov 2, 2009

    U.S. Army celebrates the full operational capability of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC Commander, and Jeff Parsons, ACC executive director both spoke at Fort Belvoir

  • SJA brings services to the students

    Nov 2, 2009

    Since August, staff of the Presidio of Monterey Staff Judge Advocate has been making the rounds around the POM and Ord Military Community areas.

  • Employees fabricate custom cables

    Nov 2, 2009

    Employees at Tobyhanna now have the capability to fabricate better quality, custom cable harnesses.

  • Planning helps hunters hit safety bull's-eye

    Nov 2, 2009

    Laying on a pile of wood, metal, leaves and assorted hunting equipment, 1st Sgt. Aaron Daniels gazed up at the Fort Polk, La. woods that surrounded him and wondered how in the world he had ended up there. Just a few moments earlier, the senior noncommissioned officer of an AH-64 Apache helicopter maintenance platoon had been sitting quietly in a tree stand positioned about 15 feet off the ground. With his bow and arrow ready, Daniels had been waiting patiently for a deer to emerge from the thick woods when his tree stand disintegrated around him.

  • Tri-Border community celebrates the Month of the Military Family

    Nov 2, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- Designated as National Military Family Month, November is a time to reflect upon the military family and the contributions each family member makes to our communities and country.

  • Schweinfurt Soldiers push themselves through Outstanding Warrior Week

    Nov 2, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Soldiers with Company C, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, took part in Outstanding Warrior Week exercises in the Schweinfurt training areas Monday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Oct. 30.

  • Corps of Engineers Europe District uses GIS tools to map the road ahead

    Nov 2, 2009

    Work that would take surveyors weeks is done in hours by a GIS operator in an office miles away.

  • Military Family Appreciation Month: "Honoring the Sacrifices of the Military Family"

    Nov 1, 2009

    What is it' Military Family Appreciation Month is a time to honor the sacrifices of our military families. Army families of Active, Guard, Reserve, veterans, and retirees are giving back in a time of need and sustain and support the Soldiers who defend our Nation. Army Families are Army Strong.

  • Soldier, Airman rescue hit-and-run victim

    Oct 30, 2009

    Two NCOs, one from the Army and the other from the Air Force, rescued a civilian in Colorado Springs, who was hit by a car Oct. 16.

  • Fort Carson WTU Soldiers work, heal in wildlife program

    Oct 30, 2009

    Wounded warriors work with Fort Carson Wildlife Management Office and the US Fish and Wildlife Service as part of their recovery therapy.

  • Fort Carson, community leaders sign covenant

    Oct 30, 2009

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - Leaders from Fort Carson and civic leaders from the Pikes Peak region gathered at El Pomar Foundation's Penrose House Oct. 22 for a ceremony to sign the Army Community Covenant.

  • Joint Chemical Biological Defense facility project kicks off at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Oct 30, 2009

    Corps of Engineers and customers broke ground for the Joint Program Executive Office-Chemical Biological Defense facility.

  • Curation Project Creates Jobs

    Oct 30, 2009

  • 2009 Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort Gordon

    Oct 30, 2009

  • Executive order bans texting while driving

    Oct 30, 2009

    Texting took a back seat to safety this month with an executive order prohibiting text messaging while driving on military installations or driving anywhere in government vehicles.

  • Purple Heart Mosaic

    Oct 30, 2009

  • Year of the NCO: Fort Sam Houston NCOs focus on leadership development

    Oct 30, 2009

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - As Fort Sam Houston celebrates the Year of the Noncomissioned Officer each month, NCOs focus on different aspects of their job. The purpose of the Year of the NCO initiative is to enhance NCO education, fitness, leadership development and pride in service through implementation of programs and policies supporting sustainment and growth of the NCO Corps. Last month Fort Sam Houston NCOs focused on mental fitness. This month the focus is leadership.

  • A clear, cool night greets trunk-or-treaters

    Oct 30, 2009

    USAG SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- An international mix typical of a tri-border community that hosts numerous NATO units enjoyed a clear, cool night as Service and Family members, community volunteers and local Dutch guests scurried 'round the trunk-or-treat path Oct. 30, 5:30 to 7 p.m. here.

  • Fort Bragg troops enjoy day of fishing

    Oct 30, 2009

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. - Sixty-five servicemembers waited in the pre-dawn chill Oct. 17 to put down their rifles for some fun and fishing off the coast of South Harbor in Oak Island, N.C., courtesy of the Military Appreciation Day Organization. Many had never been on a fishing boat before, much less reeled in a fish. Capt. Krissy Chow, 98th Civil Affairs Battalion said she enjoyed her first time out.

  • Love, grief: Paratrooper shares through poetry

    Oct 30, 2009

    It's not often a Soldier admits to having a sensitive side, but 1st Lt. K. Martai Richardson doesn't mind. The 29 year old recently had his book of poetry, "Reflections of a Man's Soul," published by Xlibris Corporation

  • Fort Bragg offers help to Soldiers, Families affected by TBI

    Oct 30, 2009

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - At 6 feet 4 inches tall, Sgt. Nicholas Lima knows a thing or two about head injuries. He said he has been running into doorways for most of his life and even has an inch-long scar on the top of his to prove this point. As an artilleryman with 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, the 26 year old also knows about the dangers of combat. He survived explosions in Iraq that caused additional damage to his brain. To top it off, Lima was involved in a severe car accident three months ago in which he suffered a concussion, or traumatic brain injury.

  • Noncommissioned officer mentors, guides junior leaders

    Oct 30, 2009

    Sergeant 1st Class David Morrison takes his job as a senior small group leader at the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Noncommissioned Officer Academy very seriously. He said that he feels the most important job of NCOs is to take care of their Soldiers.

  • Fort Bragg, German paratroopers team up for joint airborne operation

    Oct 30, 2009

    Federal Eagle is a biannual event involving U.S. and German militaries in cooperative airborne operations held this year Oct. 20 through Saturday at Sicily Drop Zone.

  • Victims remembered during vigil

    Oct 30, 2009

    Members of the Fort Bragg and Fayetteville communities gathered at the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Friday to remember domestic violence victims during the Remember My Name Memorial and Candlelight Vigil.

  • Community Remembers Fallen MP

    Oct 30, 2009

    MONS, Belgium-The Supreme Headquarter Allied Powers Europe and ChiAfA..vres Garrison communities filled the SHAPE International Chapel Oct. 30 to remember a fellow Soldier who was killed just a few days earlier on his way to work.

  • Fort Bragg AFAP outbrief highlights concerns

    Oct 30, 2009

    Delegates of officers, enlisted personnel, spouses, retirees and civilians participated in the 2009 Army Family Action Plan outbrief, at the Fort Bragg Officers' Club Oct. 21.

  • Fort Bragg students win post-wide energy contest

    Oct 30, 2009

    Three Fort Bragg students were recognized Friday as the winners of the Fort Bragg Department of Defense Education Activity Energy Artwork Contest.

  • Fort Bragg deploys firefighters to Puerto Rico

    Oct 30, 2009

    Four civilian firefighters from the Fort Bragg fire department deployed to Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico Sunday to assist in fighting a massive explosion at a petroleum, oil and lubricant facility near the Army installation.

  • 28th CSH deploys to Iraq

    Oct 30, 2009

    The Soldiers of 28th Combat Support Hospital bid farewell to Family and friends during a deployment ceremony held at Pike Field Monday. The ceremony was attended by several hundred Family members, fellow Soldiers and other distinguished guests, including Medal of Honor recipient Col. Gordon R. Roberts.

  • Combat Medic Challenge: Soldier Medics tested physically, mentally during Expert Field Medical Compe

    Oct 30, 2009

    Two Soldiers from the Medical Department Activity in Heidelberg, Germany, claimed the title of "Best Medics in the Army" during the Expert Field Medical Competition at Camp Bullis, Oct. 19-23. Staff Sgt. Bjoern J. Pietrzyk, a healthcare specialist and Sgt. Charles Smith, a radiology specialist earned best scores in the combat medic lanes and road march, and were the overall winners for the competition. Pietrzyk and Smith represented the Europe Regional Medical Command in the event.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps changes structure to be more adaptable for any mission

    Oct 30, 2009

    October 16 marked the quiet transition of the XVIII Airborne Corps from the Army of Excellence structure of the late 1980s to a modular corps, designed to fight and work alone or with units across the Army in a joint environment.

  • JFEX Soldiers showcase capabilities

    Oct 30, 2009

  • WFSC participates in 'Make a Difference Day' building PETs

    Oct 30, 2009

    The Warrior and Family Support Center jumped on the band wagon Oct. 24 and participated in "Make a Difference Day" a national, annual event where neighbors help neighbors by participating in a project that will help the community. Volunteers at WFSC built Personal Energy Transportation vehicles, hand-craned wheelchairs with solid rubber tires for use on dirt and grass. Known as PETs the wheelchairs are shipped to less fortunate disabled people in other countries allowing them better mobility in areas without sidewalks or paved roads.

  • Ex-Army Pilot Flies Friendly Skies To Help Others

    Oct 30, 2009

    Flying the skies is more than a hobby for pilot Dennis Boyer. It's also an affirmation of life, a chance to help someone who is suffering, an opportunity to touch someone coping with threatening health issues. Boyer is a Mercy Flight Southeast pilot, volunteering his six-seat, twin engine Cessna 310 to provide free airplane transportation for children and adults who need transportation for medical care in facilities hundreds of miles from Huntsville. He has also provided compassionate flights for Soldiers who need quick transportation to visit a dying relative. "This is something that I can do to give back," said Boyer, the chief engineer for the Kiowa Warrior Product Office, Program Executive Office for Aviation. "I've taken a lot of patients to M.D. Anderson in Houston for cancer treatments. I've made a lot of flights with children out to South Carolina to the Shriners Hospital. And a lot to Memphis to the Memphis Children's Hospital and to St. Jude's Children's Hospital." Mercy Flight Southeast is affiliated with the nationwide Angel Flight program. Its volunteer pilots provide transportation for transplant programs, medical care, compassionate care, domestic violence relocations and disaster relief.

  • Army Family Covenant: AFAP Conference success story for Army, Families

    Oct 30, 2009

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Leaders and community representatives were ready to tackle issues at the Fiscal Year 2010 Fort Sam Houston Army Family Action Plan Conference Oct. 21 through 23 at the Sam Houston Club. Over 50 issues were discussed and prioritized from housing to behavioral health, as well as recycling.

  • BRAC Construction in full swing

    Oct 30, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Military construction activity in San Antonio again reaches historic levels with more than $700 million in con-tracts in fiscal year 2009. The Base Realignment and Closure construction program in San Antonio has boosted over-all military construction expenditures in the city to historically high levels for the second year in a row.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District and the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment awarded 35 BRAC and other military construction contracts worth a total of $738 million during fiscal year 2009, which ended on Sept. 30.

  • Sun Shines On Special Olympics Track and Field

    Oct 30, 2009

    The annual Special Olympics track and field event just keeps getting better each year. The crowd, events and activities were even bigger than in previous years. So were the smiles. "It's a wonderful team effort between Redstone Arsenal and the local community to be able to support this event," Army Community Service director Sue Paddock said. "For the Soldiers it's a great learning experience. We really enjoy supporting it." Close to a thousand athletes, Soldiers, volunteers and well-wishers turned out at Milton Frank Stadium on Oct. 20 for the four and a half hour event. Among that number were 250 Soldiers from the 832nd Ordnance Battalion. "The Soldiers did a great job as escorts. We are so proud to have them be a part of this annual event."

  • 'It's Not Easy Being Green' conference hopping success

    Oct 30, 2009

    The first "It's Not Easy Being Green" Spouse's Conference was held with about 22 people in attendance seven years ago. This year's conference, Oct. 15-16 at Dodd Field Chapel, was a hoppin' good time had by more than 60 attendees. "It's Not Easy Being Green" is designed to celebrates spouses' lives in the military, while also helping them to strengthen community ties, form new friendships and develop skills essential to military life.

  • Wearing Title Of Breast Cancer Survivor With Pride

    Oct 30, 2009

    Becky Feehan had never considered herself a "survivor." Now, she wears that descriptive title with pride. At age 31, Feehan became a breast cancer survivor. With the help of God, her husband, and her family and friends, she quickly responded by having surgery and undergoing chemotherapy and radiation, and she won a fight that threatened her life. "When we got the news, my husband told me I had to fight," she said. "He said 'I know you don't have a mean bone in your body, Becky. But you've got to get mean to fight this.' And I was ready to fight." For Feehan, the discovery of breast cancer came at a point in her life when the future held a lot of promise and happiness. Just a couple months earlier, she had married the love of her life, now Air Force Brig. Gen. Terrence Feehan, and the two were settling into their home at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. "In March 2003, we were brand new newlyweds," she said. "But it was my very first trip to the base clinic when the cancer was discovered ... "The possibility that this disease could take my life was not so much frightening as it was disappointing. Terry and I had finally found each other less than a year before, and we were planning a full and joyful life together. It just didn't seem fair to me that this dream could be ending even before it had really begun."

  • Program Allows Interface With Command's Leaders

    Oct 30, 2009

    AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Jim Myles talked informally with the latest participants in the command's mentoring program. Myles asked each protege what he or she had gotten out of the six-month program and also conversed with their mentors. He awarded certificates to all the participants in this ninth cycle of the People Empowering People mentoring program during the award ceremony Oct. 20. "This program is set up so well to allow you to interface with our leaders. We've got some great leaders here," Myles said. he Aviation and Missile Command's latest cycle of the program, conducted by AMCOM G-1 (Human Resources), began April 20.

  • Inspirational speaker addresses challenges, opportunities for individuals with disabilities

    Oct 30, 2009

    In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, U.S. Army South hosted a program Oct. 20 for a large crowd of Soldiers, civilians and veterans at Army Community Service. "The number of individuals with severe disabilities working in government has dropped every year since 1994. Today individuals with severe disabilities represent only one percent of the total population working in government workforce," said Col. Mary Garr, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, who provided opening remarks for the event. "We can do better, and we must do better."

  • Animals Receive Annual Blessing At Chapel

    Oct 30, 2009

    Bicentennial Chapel celebrated its annual Blessing of the Animals on Oct. 3. The Blessing of the Animals has been celebrated at the chapel for more than 20 years.

  • Gift Chapel centennial highlights bond between Fort Sam, city of San Antonio

    Oct 30, 2009

    The Gift Chapel's 100th anniversary Oct. 20 commemorated a centennial of community between Fort Sam Houston and residents of the city of San Antonio. Flags from each of the states waved in the breeze, patriotic bunting adorned the building's faAfASade and a pleasantly noisy crowd of about 250 civilian and military assembled at the front entrance of the chapel reminiscent of a typical American main-street festivity.

  • Soldier aims for Olympic trials, World Class Athlete Program

    Oct 30, 2009

    Fort Benning, Ga. - Ten seconds is what kept runner 2LT Derek Taylor from competing in the 2008 Olympic trials during his senior year at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

  • Army always seeking improvements to combat uniform

    Oct 30, 2009

    Nothing says pride like a Soldier in uniform. Today's Soldier has much to be proud of in the current Army Combat Uniform, but the Army is always looking for way to make it better and more well-suited to the needs of the Soldier.

  • Community brings Boots on Broadway

    Oct 30, 2009

    Fort Benning, Ga. - SFC Shielda Groce, a Reserve Soldier with the Warrior Transition Battalion, won a four-day trip to Orlando, Fla., and Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday at Boots on Broadway.

  • Women learn self-defense tips, techniques

    Oct 30, 2009

    Fort Benning, Ga. - She once lived in fear of being killed by her husband, said Fort Benning Family Advocacy Program Manager Becky Welch as she addressed a group of nearly 50 women. "I know what it's like to have a shot gun held to my head. You're thinking that it's going to go off at any minute," she said during a self-defense class Friday.

  • Cannonball, large gun found at Fort Monroe

    Oct 30, 2009

    A team of environmental and unexploded ordnance experts here unearthed an 11-foot-long cannon and a 10-inch cannonball on Oct. 21. The find was part of a four-month munitions probe in preparation for the installation's closure in September 2011.

  • Pre-deployment briefings prepare families

    Oct 30, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - Soldiers and family members of 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne) continue with preparations for the upcoming deployment having recently completed the family pre-deployment preparation phase Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Conn Community Club in Schweinfurt.

  • Army Surgeon General visits HMEDDAC "Best Medics"

    Oct 30, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, U.S. Army Surgeon General, visited the Heidelberg Medical Department Activity headquarters Wednesday to offer personal congratulations to two HMEDDAC Soldiers. The two Soldiers, Staff Sgt. Bjoern J. Pietrzyk and Sgt. Charles L. Smith, were recently named the Department of the Army's "Best Medics" during the Expert Field Medical Competition at Camp Bullis, Texas, Oct. 19-23.

  • Europe-based Soldiers semifinalists for Operation Rising Star singing contest

    Oct 30, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Three Europe-based Soldiers are among 12 members of the U.S. military Family selected to compete in the final week of competition in the Operation Rising Star singing contest, scheduled for Nov. 14, 16, 18 and 20 at 8 p.m. in the Wallace Theater.

  • Webcam complements health care services

    Oct 30, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany - Tricare is now offering a new web-based behavioral health care service. Beneficiary must have access to a Skype account to use the service. The main goal of the program is to use new technologies to enhance beneficiaries' health care experience

  • What to do if you suspect you have the flu

    Oct 30, 2009

  • Cannonball, large gun found at Fort Monroe

    Oct 29, 2009

    A team of environmental and unexploded ordnance experts here unearthed an 11-foot-long cannon and a 10-inch cannonball on Oct. 21. The find was part of a four-month munitions probe in preparation for the installation's closure in September 2011.

  • ROCKSAca,!E+celebrates 35 years of service

    Oct 29, 2009

    Members of the Fort Leavenworth Buffalo Soldier Chapter of ROCKS Inc. celebrated the organization's 35th anniversary with a ceremony Oct. 22 in the Lewis and Clark Center's Marshall Hall.

  • SAMSAca,!E+seminar tries PechaKucha Night in Kansas City

    Oct 29, 2009

    Students of Seminar 4 in the School of Advanced Military Studies gave a presentation about design and critical thinking in the Army at PechaKucha Night Oct. 22 at Crosstown Station in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Soldier learns to dance while deployed in Iraq

    Oct 29, 2009

  • HIRED! program helps teen learn customer service skills

    Oct 29, 2009

    ABERDEEN, Md. - A C. Milton Wright High School sophomore is learning customer service skills first hand by working at the Aberdeen Proving Ground Bowling Center this fall.

  • Former enlisted Soldier feels status quo is never good enough

    Oct 29, 2009

    The Army career path that took Maj. Rizwan Shah, Company G-4 tactical officer, to where he is today is a long and winding one. He began wearing enlisted stripes. Then those stripes were replaced with the silver bar and black squares of the warrant officer corps.

  • Little ones do some growing

    Oct 29, 2009

    Children from the Child, Youth and School Services Youth Center pre-kindergarten course get some help from Col. Deborah B. Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander (center, in uniform) and Command Sgt. Maj. Kenny Leonguerrero, USAG command sergeant major (not pictured) while planting tullip bulbs Oct. 28. The children planted the bulbs around the Installation Management Command-Southeast building's sign to help beautify the area.

  • Therapist discusses parenting practices with military

    Oct 29, 2009

    Parenting isn't an easy job. That might be the only truth people received about parenting. Hal Runkel, a licensed family marriage therapist and author of "ScreamFree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool," , spoke with members of the community about parenting, Oct. 21 in the Fort McPherson Post Theater.

  • BTO: West Point NCOs are a vital part of cadet learning experience

    Oct 29, 2009

    As a vital part of the U.S. Corps of Cadets staff, detachment sergeants provide cadets a wellspring of guidance on technical and tactical knowledge, as well as team-building skills necessary for new officers to accomplish their missions.

  • Colonel promoted to principal for day

    Oct 29, 2009

    ATLANTA - The children at William M. Finch Elementary were welcomed to school Oct. 27 by their new principal: Col. Deborah B. Grays. As part of a relationship building program, Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander, took on the role normally filled by the school's principal, Dr. Linda Paden.

  • First Army holds initial Army Family Action Plan conference

    Oct 29, 2009

    First Army Family members now have a voice when it comes to letting installation and unit commanders know how they feel about the needs and concerns that affect Army Families and their military communities.

  • Belvoir servicemembers part of 'Salute to the Stars'

    Oct 29, 2009

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The Washington Wizards NBA basketball team may have some big name players, but on Oct. 21, the athletes took time to recognize the stars who make up the military.

  • Volunteers needed to escort WWII Vets on Honor Flight

    Oct 29, 2009

    Many years from now, in the twilight of your life, you may decide to make the trek to Washington, D.C., to visit your war memorial, visit your fallen friends, and reminisce about your days when you fought for freedom. For thousands of World War II veterans, that time is now - and those veterans need your support.

  • Belvoir directors 'Walk a Mile' to understand disabilities

    Oct 29, 2009

    A group of directors from Fort Belvoir stepped out of their comfort zone Oct. 22 and participated in the "Walk a Mile in my Shoes" program.

  • Army using 'stimulus' funding to repair dams, recreation areas

    Oct 29, 2009

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is using part of its $4.6 billion in stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to improve dams, waterways and recreation areas across America.

  • Commentary: Speechless ... able-bodied Belvoir employee finds his voice for the disabled

    Oct 29, 2009

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Last Friday, I spent four short hours unable to speak aloud to my co-workers, to my boss, and even to my wife. What I realized during my few short hours in this disabled state was that a person with a verbal disability has to think four steps ahead of everyone else, has to be very efficient in their preparations, and needs high-tech, high-cost gadgets to simply stay afloat in this fast-paced world.

  • Fort Sill commander uses social media

    Oct 29, 2009

    FORT SILL, Okla. - Fort Sill and the Fires Center of Excellence have gone Web 2.0.

  • Honorary Soldier's dream comes true with special ceremony

    Oct 29, 2009

    Two incredible things happened to Christopher Coleman Oct. 21. His dreams of being a Soldier in the U.S. Army were fulfilled - and he got to retire 15 minutes later.

  • Belvoir highlights community ties with annual breakfast

    Oct 29, 2009

    Fort Belvoir commander Col. Jerry Blixt told community leaders and installation partners that a focus on the post's personnel, infrastructure and community is the key to maintaining the post's viability Tuesday during the installation's Community Relations Breakfast.

  • Critical groups get first H1N1 shots

    Oct 29, 2009

    Fort Sill's Reynolds Army Community Hospital began giving vaccinations for the H1N1 influenza virus this week.

  • 3-5 Platoon, 603rd Avn Wins Hunter Flag Football Championship

    Oct 29, 2009

    On Oct. 21, the 3-5 Platoon of the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion became the 2009 Hunter Army Airfield Intramural Football Champions with a 12-6 victory over the 473rd Quartermaster Company.

  • 260th QM Soldiers Run, 'Paint the Town Pink'

    Oct 29, 2009

    On and off the battlefield, servicemembers came together to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their brethren, and the Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers of the 260th Quartermaster Battalion shouldered the distress call from one of their own. Soldier's voices rang out as they sang in cadence, "Paint the town pink," an intonation they wrote especially for the run. As the Soldiers passed supportive citizens along the streets, children stood outside of schools and daycare centers along the route and held pink, red, white and blue balloons while cheering for the troops. The Paint the Town Pink initiative run was an effort to bring awareness to Soldiers, their Families, and those in the community about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

  • Great Finds Abound at Stewart-Hunter Great FMWR Yard Sale

    Oct 29, 2009

    Customers came in a steady stream and in large numbers, anxious to look through thousands of bargains on hundreds of tables at the Club Stewart and Hunter Credit Union parking lots and in housing areas of both posts, Oct. 24.

  • Golf pros tee off to teach children life skills, game fundamentals

    Oct 29, 2009

    ATLANTA - Unlike golf's goal to shoot under the par, exceeding the standard is the goal of the golf lessons being offered to children in the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem community.

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