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  • Intern Changes Suit, Continues Mission

    May 21, 2009

    Vera Ousley has always enjoyed helping people. After 20 years helping Soldiers as a servicemember, she is continuing the job as a civilian in the Garrison Intern Program. "I've always liked working with and helping people," Ousley said. "My interest has always been in that."

  • Georgian minister shares insights of conflict with CGSC students

    May 21, 2009

    One recent international graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College is putting his military knowledge to immediate use. First Deputy Prime Minister of Defense of Georgia Vladimer Chachibaia talked to Intermediate Level Education students May 14. Chachibaia provided students his personal insights into the August 2008 conflict between Russia and Georgia.

  • Fort Leavenworth MPs train on detainee database, tracking systems

    May 21, 2009

    The 705th Military Police Internment and Resettlement Battalion is the first active-duty unit in the continental U.S. to have the BATS and DIMS systems, and training on these systems will better prepare the battalion for their deployment to Iraq later this year. First fielded in the 1990s, the Biometric Automated Toolset System is a computer program that identifies people and generates a computer record of an individual that populates a secure, globally accessible database. BATS consists of a laptop, camera and fingerprint scanner, and the 705th will use BATS as one of the first steps in identifying and in-processing new detainees. The Detainee Information Management System tracks information on individual detainees, cells and cellblocks.

  • Sova assumes UAS responsibilities

    May 21, 2009

    The Training and Doctrine Capability Manager for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TCM UAS) ensures that UAS capabilities are current and meet the needs of its users, such as ground commanders. Col. Robert J. Sova assumed this responsibility from Col. Jeffrey T. Kappenman May 15 during a change of charter ceremony here in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • TACOM celebrates Armed Forces Day with historical groundbreaking ceremony

    May 21, 2009

    TACOM hosts Armed Forces Day celebration and groundbreaking ceremony for several major TACOM construction projects at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Mich.

  • U.S. Army Materiel Command launches full online presence

    May 21, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command can now be found on many of your favorite social media Web sites including Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, iReport, LinkedIn and Twitter.

  • Fort Leavenworth selects top Soldier, NCOAca,!E+of Year

    May 21, 2009

    Sgt. Jovan Luna and Spc. Thomas Rincon were named the winners of the Fort Leavenworth 2009 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition in a ceremony May 15 at the Frontier Conference Center. A total of six competitors, three NCOs and three Soldiers, demonstrated their abilities in the Army Physical Fitness Test, land navigation, weapons qualification and Warrior Training Tasks during the competition May 11-15. Each competitor was also required to complete a written examination and oral knowledge assessment board.

  • Redstone Destroying Leftover Chemical Agents

    May 21, 2009

    Community leaders and emergency services administrators were invited to Redstone on May 13 to see how the Army is disposing of Chemical Agent Identification Sets thought to contain small amounts of diluted liquid mustard chemical agent. Two steel containers holding 25-32 glass bottles, designed to hold 4 ounces of liquid, were discovered on post in 1994 and 1995. Through X-rays, technicians have determined that some of the bottles inside still contain liquid, while others do not. The bottles date back to the early days of the Arsenal. During World War II, Soldiers used Chemical Agent Identification Sets, comprised of these small bottles, to learn about chemical identification and decontamination. After the war, the Army disposed of these in the accepted manner of the time.

  • Race aids in team selection for Armywide competition

    May 21, 2009

    Fort Rucker Soldiers vied for a spot on the post 10-miler team May 16, as they competed in the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 10-mile run.

  • 'Old Warriors' welcome new commander

    May 21, 2009

    Army's largest battalion with 2,500 Soldiers welcomed Lt. Col. Mikael R. Ash during a change of command ceremony at Fort Rucker's Howze Field May 14.

  • Hammerhead Brigade Completes Hammer Focus

    May 21, 2009

    Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division completed Hammer Focus, the brigade's largest field training event at Fort Benning, Ga., May 18.

  • Young athletes lace up for kids' run

    May 21, 2009

    Grey skies with teasing sprays of rain did little to deter young athletes lined up for the 24th annual Armed Forces Kids Run at Pullen Field Saturday morning. The run coincides with Armed Forces Day, which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May each year.

  • Hot summer expected at Wood Theater

    May 21, 2009

    Summer fun is around the corner and part of that excitement revolves around what movies will be hitting the big screen this year. Starting June 1, Wood Theater expands its schedule to seven days, as opposed to its current five-nights-a-week. According to theater manager Jim McKane, Jr., who has headed the theater since 2007, the move will be on a trial basis and include a 3:30 p.m. matinee on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, in addition to evening showings of 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

  • Cemetery clean-up honors those who came before us

    May 21, 2009

    At 6 a.m. Saturday, CWO2 Clint Harris began mowing Woodlawn Cemetery while his son, Jason, raked leaves. By 8 a.m. about 50 others had joined him from Fort Belvoir, Woodlawn United Methodist Church and Fort Belvoir Elementary School. They were there to clean the cemetery and honor veterans buried there by placing flags at each headstone in honor of Memorial Day.

  • Oregon Senate Staffers Visit 41st at Fort Stewart

    May 21, 2009

    The Senators from Oregon sent their staff to check the living conditions, training support, and overall morale of the nearly 3,000 Oregon National Guard Soldiers conducting post-mobilization training at Fort Stewart, May 15.

  • Safety takes center stage during annual event

    May 21, 2009

    Residents from around Belvoir turned out in support of Safety Day May 14 at Specker Field House - a day set aside to acknowledge the various organizations and individuals that make safety their number one priority.

  • USMA graduates celebrated during alumni exercises

    May 21, 2009

    Story and photos about West Point Distinguished Grad Awards and alumni exercises

  • Columbia High Students Train for Emergency

    May 21, 2009

    If a disaster hit their high school, most teens wouldn't know what to do until emergency responders arrived on the scene. Thanks to the Teen Community Emergency Response Team training they have completed, the JROTC students at Columbia High are prepared to assist their classmates and teachers until help arrives.

  • 3rd ID Honors Fallen Law Officers

    May 21, 2009

    The sorrowful wails of Scottish bagpipes playing "Amazing Grace," the rhythmic cadence of a 21-gun salute, and a heart-wrenching rendition of "Taps" were heard by attendees at the Law Enforcement Memorial held at Marne Gardens on Fort Stewart, May 15.

  • Hinesville Reserve Chaplain Honored, Awarded Purple Heart

    May 21, 2009

    More than 200 hundred Soldiers, political figures and community members assembled in Marne Chapel May 16, to witness Chap. (Maj.) Larry Shaw receive the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Badge and the Joint Service Commendation Medal.

  • West Point, area law enforcement host child seat safety inspection

    May 21, 2009

    Story and photo about childe safety seat event at West Point

  • Quartermaster Center and School Reaches Retention Goal

    May 21, 2009

    For the fourth straight year, the QMC&S reenlisted enough Soldiers not only to reach its retention goal but to reach it early.

  • Last Block of Instruction for NCO

    May 21, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Deborah Wesley will step into a new era of fashion when she retires next month after more than 35 years' service in the U.S. Army Reserve.A,A The 59-year-old will don her civvies on a full-time basis for the first time since the early 1970s.A,A

  • Marking the Berlin Airlift's end

    May 21, 2009

    The 60th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Blockade was commemorated May 12 in Frankfurt. It was a smaller and more somber ceremony than the events of 11 months ago celebrating the 60th anniversary of the onset of the Berlin Airlift. The focus of the day was the heroism of those involved in the massive humanitarian undertaking and the forging of a friendship between former enemies.

  • Spouses dig season's bounty

    May 21, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "I'm going to go out and pick some Spargel." That's what Leslie Suddeth and 20 other Wiesbaden Community Spouses Club members did May 13 at the Bauer Lipp farm in Weiterstadt, Germany.

  • NCOs inducted into Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame

    May 20, 2009

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame inducted two noncommissioned officers during a ceremony at the Lewis and Clark Center, May 19. Command Sgt. Maj. Larry Smith and Sgt. Maj. William McBryar joined the only other NCO in the 95-member Hall of Fame, 1st Sgt. Percival Lowe, who served at Fort Leavenworth from 1849 to 1859.

  • Fort Stewart Celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage in May

    May 20, 2009

    Soldiers, Families and friends were treated to dancing, drums, and martial arts, showcasing the diverse tradition of the Asian-Pacific heritage during a program sponsored by 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Club Stewart on Fort Stewart, May 11. The theme for this year's Asian-Pacific American heritage observance was leadership to meet the challenges of a changing world.

  • Hugh Casey Award Presented to Best 2/7 Inf. Regt. NCO

    May 20, 2009

    Staff Sergeant Johnny Merriweather of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment received the Hugh Casey Award, May 15, outside the 2/7 Inf. Regt. headquarters for his actions over the last year. The award is given every year and highlights the best noncommissioned officer in the entire 7th Infantry Regiment.

  • 1/15 Inf. Regt. Soldiers Represent 3rd ID in Best Ranger Competition

    May 20, 2009

    Four Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, took it upon themselves to represent their battalion, brigade and division in the 26th Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, May 8.

  • Top Students Merit Awards from Women's Club

    May 20, 2009

    At a time when many students and their parents anguish over how to pay for college expenses, one organization on Redstone Arsenal is helping to find a way to ease the burden for military families. Culminating a year of fund-raising, the Officer and Civilian Women's Club distributed $8,750 in merit awards during a dinner ceremony May 12 at the Officers and Civilians Club. Six students received the awards which ranged from $1,000 to $2,000.

  • Carson Soldiers step up for Special Olympics

    May 20, 2009

    Fort Carson Soldiers from the 43rd Sustainment Brigade volunteer and help out with a Special Olympics meet in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Logistics Assistance Reps Lauded

    May 20, 2009

    Six deployments. That's how many times Byron Lewis has been "in the sand box" with America's Soldiers. As a Logistics Assistance Representative with AMCOM's Integrated Materiel Management Center, Lewis has deployed to Iraq six times from Fort Bragg, N.C., since March 2003. During those deployments, he has provided support to the 117th Cavalry of Fort Campbell, Ky.; the 26th Cavalry of Hawaii; and the 16th Cavalry of Fort Carson, Colo., since March 2003.

  • SDDC welcomes two units into family in patch changing ceremony

    May 20, 2009

    SDDC welcomes two units into family in patch changing ceremony

  • Eustis AIT student becomes naturalized U.S. citizen

    May 20, 2009

    Eustis AIT student becomes naturalized U.S. citizen

  • Australia's senior warrant officer visits Eustis

    May 20, 2009

    Australia's senior warrant officer visits Eustis

  • C'mon in, we're open

    May 20, 2009

    Fort Eustis Community Center opening

  • Community service celebrated during Fort Eustis' Retiree Appreciation Day

    May 20, 2009

    Community service celebrated during Fort Eustis' Retiree Appreciation Day

  • Colorado Springs-area leaders honor local servicemembers

    May 20, 2009

    The Colorado Springs area held an Armed Forces Week luncheon honoring local installation enlisted personnel. A Fort Carson NCO was named best senior NCO of the area.

  • Carson exercise readies first responders

    May 20, 2009

    Fort Carson Directorate of Emergency and Fire Services held a joint community readiness exercise with local police and fire departments to simulate a terrrorist attack and the response of all the emergency services.

  • Casey: Army NCOs second to none

    May 20, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff George W. Casey Jr. addresses media on the NCO corps

  • Carson opens up gates to public

    May 20, 2009

  • NCOs put out to pasture after retirement

    May 20, 2009

    With 34 years of service between them, two prominent members of the Fort Carson Mounted Color Guard have retired. The two, who not only pulled their own weight but carried the Mounted Color Guard for so many years, were given a brief but warm send off at Fort Carson's Turkey Creek Ranch, May 11.

  • Financial Readiness: A Joint Mission Multiplier, Miami Garrison supplies the weapons to ensure perso

    May 20, 2009

    There is an enemy threatening our armed forces. This enemy is the leading cause or contributing factor in divorce nation-wide, eclipsing infidelity. This enemy is a stressor that can affect every facet of a service member's life and health. That enemy is financial instability; getting it under control has become a serious issue for Army leadership. "When Soldiers are distracted by personal problems, financial or otherwise, it diminishes their quality of life and their ability to focus on the mission at hand; and impacts overall unit readiness," said Army Vice Chief of Staff, General Peter W. Chiarelli in a recent 'VCSA Sends'. "As leaders we must always remember our primary responsibility to take care of Soldiers and their Families." U.S. Army Garrison - Miami is tasked with supporting the U.S. Southern Command, a joint regional unified command responsible for overseeing U.S. military operations in an area of focus that includes the Caribbean, Central and South America.

  • Service, sacrifices remembered with love

    May 20, 2009

    Veteran military journalist Renita Foster relates a moving story about her visit to a Holland cemetery for U.S. Soldiers, in which a woman visits the grave of a U.S. Army Solder she was to marry during World War II.

  • Hohenfels customers give garrison instant feedback with new ICE kiosks

    May 20, 2009

    The computer monitor and podium that recently appeared in the waiting area of Bldg. 10 may not be the most exciting thing to ever happen at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, but if the excitement it elicits from garrison officials is any indicator, it is a small thing that could be the start of big changes at Hohenfels.

  • ANAD Career Academy wins 15 medals at state SkillsUSA

    May 20, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--High school and college students from the depot's Career Academy returned home with 15 medals from the Alabama SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference held April 30 in Montgomery.

  • Hammer Focus prepares 3HBCT, 3ID for NTC and future deployment.

    May 20, 2009

    "Hammer Focus is like our Super Bowl," said 1st Sgt. Quentin Fenderson, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment. "Since January, we have been going through everything from small-arms qualification, our gunnery tables and company level training exercises. Hammer Focus brings that all together."

  • NCO shares his love of the Army with school children

    May 20, 2009

    As seventh graders from Blackmon Middle School filed off their school buses and made their way down to Essenbager Field, Staff Sgt. Terry Jones, a platoon sergeant in Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, stood perfectly still. The red guidon in his right hand was held firmly and he stared stoically forward as the children in his platoon flowed around him. Many made jokes and giggled at his military bearing, not knowing what to make of it.

  • Walt Disney World retreat brings 76 1-15 families closer together

    May 20, 2009

    "We had two goals for the retreat, one was to provide couples an opportunity to bond and become equipped with the knowledge and wisdom for a better marriage, and two, for the couples and families to have a great time," said Jeon.

  • Depot employee earns quarterly award

    May 20, 2009

    A Systems Integration and Support Directorate employee earned a depot-level award for his knowledge, skill and attention to detail, ultimately helping to improve the quality of the Component Painting Branch's work performance.

  • Red Cloud PBC celebrates Military Spouse Appreciation Month

    May 20, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Earlene Lavender, USAG-RC Command Sgt. Maj., addresses Spouses and dependents in the USAG-Red Cloud Pear Blossom Cottage May 8 during the Military Spouse Appreciation Month Luncheon. "I think sometimes we take military spouses for granted and we assume they will be there for us," Lavender said. "When we refer to our spouses as our better half, we mean it takes two halves to make a whole. You spouses are the whole part that makes the Army today, and I want to thank each and ever one of you for what you do. On behalf of Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-RC commander, I want to say, you are our future and our dreams. Future meaning 30 minutes from now, an hour from now, next month or next year. That is the future. Dreams are where we want to go together. You are the dreams of the future of what this PBC is going to be like in the near and far future. You are truly the ones that make things happen."

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Month feted in Casey's Pear Blossom Cottage

    May 20, 2009

    More than 30 spouses and Family members gather in USAG-Casey's Pear Blossom Cottage to celebrate Military Spouse's Month and try different cuisines May 7. The many dishes provided were cooked by Military Spouses and served to Soldiers and their spouses and dependents.

  • Soldiers, Civilians and Family members attend 2nd Infantry Division Prayer Breakfast

    May 20, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Soldiers; Civilians and Family members crowded Mitchell's Club early morning May 7 here for the annual 2nd Infantry Division Prayer Breakfast for the 58th annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. The event was sponsored by the 2ID Chaplain's Fund and featured Chaplain (Col.) Kenneth Kerr, Eighth United States Army command chaplain.

  • Red Cloud commander celebrates partnership with Uijeongbu Police

    May 20, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander, presents cufflinks and tie clasps to Senior Superintendent Yoon, Dong-gil, chief of Uijeongbu Police and his staff at the Korean National Police appreciation dinner held April 29 in the garrison courtyard. The KNP functions include law enforcement, criminal investigation, and public safety. Jackson thanked the KNP for their participation in riot control, countering student demonstrations, and other public disorders that would occur at USAG-Red Cloud.

  • Army names top maintenance award winner

    May 20, 2009

    The third week of April was a benchmark for USAG-Red Cloud's Directorate of Logistics. That is when the Department of the Army announced they had awarded Red Cloud Department of Logisitcs the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence.

  • BOSS talent competition heats up the beach

    May 19, 2009

  • Remembering the sacrifices of Soldiers, Families

    May 19, 2009

    Working with Families of Fallen Soldiers adds new meaning to Memorial Day

  • Technologies Exhibited to Aberdeen Community on Armed Forces Day

    May 19, 2009

    Aberdeen Proving Ground opened its gates to the surrounding community to experience the military environment on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 16. Among the activities for the community to enjoy, the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command and Army Team Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance exhibited technologies supporting today's warfighters.

  • Cultural Sweetness

    May 19, 2009

    PHOTOS BY SSG SADIE E. BLEISTEIN Ten-year-old Jarrod Norris picks strawberries during the second part of an 8th U.S. Army Good Neighbor Program Cultural Experience Tour in Icheon, South Korea, May 13. Jarrod spent the first half of his day behind a pottery wheel experiencing the International Ceramic Festival in Icheon.

  • Music for the Seoul

    May 19, 2009

    Photo by SSG Sadie E. Bleistein Donald L. Peterson, director of the Brigham Young University Wind Symphony conducts a concert combining the talents and music of the BYU Wind Symphony and 8th U.S. Army Band May 5 at the Korean Broadcasting System Concert Hall, Yeouido, South Korea.

  • Keeping their legacies alive: George Patton's grandson donates Medal of Honor books to Army lib

    May 19, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "To all who serve, thank you for your dedication and support of America, and the freedom you are securing by your individual contribution." With those words on a signed letter from George Patton Waters, grandson of Gen. George S. Patton, more than 15 copies of the illustrated book "Medal of Honor - Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty" were handed over to Col. Ray Graham, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander at the Wiesbaden Library May 8. Graham accepted the books from Christine Havlik, a retired Department of Defense Dependents Schools teacher who met Waters at a World War II commemorative event in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

  • Military spouses recognized for endurance, strength

    May 19, 2009

    About 18 months ago, Lt. Col. Anthony Haager, U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt commander, put a pen to the Army Family Covenant, acknowledging that the Army recognizes the importance of the Soldiers' families to their readiness. In that same room May 8, the celebration of Military Spouse Appreciation Day took place.

  • Army Team C4ISR Recruits Former Recruits

    May 19, 2009

    The U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command, in conjunction with Army Team Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, has identified its recruitment needs to sustain its transition mission from Fort Monmouth, N.J., to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Recently, the CECOM LCMC and Army Team C4ISR participated in an Employer Networking Event at Walter Reed Army Medical Center hosted by its U.S. Army Garrison, Human Resources Directorate, Transition Employment Assistance Management Service or TEAMS.

  • Heidelberg's School-Age Services hosts Ballschule program

    May 19, 2009

    "You're a winner if you're having fun," said Thorsten Damm, program manager for the Ballschule Heidelberg during a session at School-Age Services on the Community Support Center May 13. For 10-15 first and second graders, every Wednesday is Ballschule day, a time to be active and have fun. They are also learning skills that will help them at various sports throughout their lifetime.

  • Engineers dazzle students with technology

    May 19, 2009

    The Far East District Corps of Engineers held an Engineers Day at Seoul American High School May 15, bringing more than a dozen engineering experts to introduce students to the changing impact of new technology and science.

  • Remembering Seoul's hidden American heroes

    May 19, 2009

    As Memorial Day approaches, veterans cemeteries from Omaha Beach in Normandy, France to Arlington, Virginia will fill with visitors remembering Soldiers who served and sometimes gave their lives fighting for freedom.

  • Edwin McCain rocks Yongsan

    May 18, 2009

    Edwin McCain performed a concert outside Main Post Club May 14 not as a Top 40 star with well-known hits like "I'll be," but as a guy having fun on stage with his band while bringing entertainment to troops.

  • Korean-American exercise focuses on fire safety

    May 18, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Fire and hazardous materials incidents may strike at any moment, whether on or off post. When a fire threatens the Yongsan Community, a well-coordinated Korean-American response is vital to saving lives and property.

  • Commander's Corner: Memorial Day Weekend

    May 18, 2009

    Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26, will be a busy and enjoyable time for those of us at U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan. We have a lot of events planned to make this a great holiday.

  • Testing of unmanned systems presents challenges

    May 18, 2009

  • HCPS students receive Judith Resnik award during annual luncheon

    May 18, 2009

  • ROK commander visits CBRNE Soldiers

    May 18, 2009

  • Gunpowder Neck Marina certified as Clean Marina Partner

    May 18, 2009

  • First APG BRAC project complete

    May 18, 2009

  • Financial readiness class provides resources to APG community

    May 18, 2009

  • Holocaust survivor shares her story during Days of Remembrance ceremony

    May 18, 2009

  • Stars align at the Watervliet Arsenal

    May 18, 2009

    Most press releases and news stories regarding U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody highlight the fact that she is the first female officer of any U.S. service to reach the rank of general. To those at the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal who prepared for a visit Friday from this four-star general, her historical achievement had no bearing on what the command would brief or what the leadership would show during her quick, five-hour visit.

  • Camp Darby Soldier wins Pisa half marathon

    May 17, 2009

    PISA, Italy -- Army Capt. Stephanie Feagin, U.S. Army Garrison Livorno Headquarters and Headquarters detachment commander, was the first woman to cross the Pisa half-marathon finish line in 1 hour, 30 minutes, 6 seconds on May 17. Feagin, who has represented her unit on their Army 10-miler team over the years, decided to increase her race distances to the half marathon category.

  • Fort Jackson, S.C., celebrates Armed Forces Day

    May 16, 2009

    Fort Jackson Armed Forces Day celebration was held at Hilton Field on Saturday, May 16. Several thousands visitors dashed the dark rain clouds and braved high humidity temperatures as they enjoyed numerous military static displays, observed parachute rigging techniques and took a trip back in time at the living military history exhibits from the 1870 Buffalo Soldiers through current combat operations.

  • Army destroys 60 percent of U.S. chemical weapons

    May 16, 2009

  • ARL volunteers encouraging students' participation in science, engineering

    May 16, 2009

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory volunteers are helping to give a number of high school students the opportunity to work with robotics technology and may help them get college scholarships in preparation for careers in science and engineering.

  • APG Post chapel hails senior NCOs

    May 16, 2009

  • 'Best of the Best:' 20th Support Command (CBRNE) selects NCO, Soldier of the Year

    May 16, 2009

  • Avoiding the mix: Alcohol and graduation season

    May 16, 2009

  • Holt assumes command of ATC

    May 16, 2009

  • Using government owned or controlled non-tactical vehicles

    May 16, 2009

  • Improving health by Cutting down on drinking

    May 16, 2009

  • Running for the garrison

    May 16, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) employees participate in the Garrison Organization Celebration 5K Fun Run/Walk, May 12, at Bowen Park, here. Annually, USAG-HI celebrates its anniversary by hosting weeklong activities, culminating in an organizational picnic, to promote awareness and camaraderie. View more photos on USAG-HI's Flickr site at http://www.flickr.com/photos/usag-hi/sets/.

  • Learning a lost art

    May 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Native Hawaiian office and members of the Kapolei Hawaiian Civic Club presented the first first in a series of Hawaiian cultural programs, on the lost art of lei making, May 12. The next program will be a Hula demonstration, June 10, 5:30-7 p.m. Contact the library for more information at 808-655-8002.

  • Residents urged to prepare for hurricanes

    May 15, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - We are very fortunate to live here in Hawaii, but we are not immune to hurricanes and tropical storms that can be devastating to our island paradise. Although hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, it is always a good idea to stay vigilant and be prepared throughout the year.

  • Hawaii honors all military & family members throughout May

    May 15, 2009

    The Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, community members and businesses in Hawaii celebrate the military's presence in the Hawaiian Islands throughout May. All service members and their families are invited to take part in the activities offered during the 24th Annual Hawaii Military Appreciation Month (HMAM).

  • The Contemporary Museum celebrates military families with free admission

    May 15, 2009

    HONOLULU - "I always get excited when I come to museums," said 10-year-old family member Rebecca Childers. "I see things I've never seen before."

  • Colorado Springs groups inform, pamper spouses

    May 15, 2009

    Fort Carson in conjunction with the YMCA and several Air Force support organizations held Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 7.

  • Soldiers serve Army leaders with a smile

    May 15, 2009

    This is a story of the Executive Dining Facility whose Soldiers serve up masterpiece meals to the likes of Secretary Geren.

  • Carson opens gates to the public

    May 15, 2009

    Fort Carson held an Open House May 9 to give the community a hands-on experience of some of Carson's unit's military equipment.

  • Commentary: Memorial Day from chaplain's foxhole

    May 15, 2009

    One evening, a casualty officer and I drove down the road on our way to inform a Soldier's spouse that her husband had died in Iraq. As an Army chaplain, many thoughts entered my mind. I thought about how difficult it would be for this young mother and how empty the two children's lives would be without their dad. On our way to the house, the casualty officer had assured me that he would be able to deliver the sad news. But when we got to our destination his confidence disappeared.

  • Get school physicals out of the way early

    May 15, 2009

    this is a news article about Rader Health Clinic. They'll extend time for physicals for school and sports June 1.

  • Wildland Academy successful, burn scrubbed

    May 15, 2009

    Fort Carson held a Wildland Academy, teaching Carson firefighters and other community and military firefighters techniques for fighting wildland fires in the Colorado Springs area. Because of the high, dry altitude, the area has a high incidence of wildland fires.

  • Vietnam vet shares coping skills with combat warriors

    May 15, 2009

    Retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Brandi talked with Fort Carson Soldiers about coping skills and interventions for those suffering from PTSD or having thoughts of suicide.

  • Conference gives wives a chance to experience their Soldiers' training

    May 15, 2009

    Michelle Mulholland, 22, stood at the jump tower, one of 48 participants in "Soldier for a Day," the second leg of the Military Spouses Day Conference. The conference, part of a Fort Bragg Army Community Service tribute, took place May 7 and 8.

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