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  • Fort Jackson renews support of Army Family Covenant

    Jun 18, 2009

    Fort Jackson leaders reaffirmed their commitment to Army families by re-signing the Army Family Covenant June 10 at the Solomon Center.

  • First Father's Day bittersweet for mom

    Jun 18, 2009

    Sunday will mark the first time in 15 years that I have celebrated Father's Day. And after such a long hiatus from celebrating the holiday, this year's observance - the first for my husband - will be somewhat bittersweet.

  • Mrs. McKeon reads to Fort Irwin/National Training Center children

    Jun 17, 2009

  • Program Manager Pushes Equal Opportunity

    Jun 17, 2009

    As a self-proclaimed Army brat, Woody Patrick experienced firsthand how exposure to different cultures, ethnicities and ideas can enrich a person's life. As the Garrison's new Special Emphasis Program manager, he is already hard at work so that Team Redstone can take advantage of all its people have to offer. "I love what we're doing here," Patrick said. "I really believe in this office and this work."

  • Garrison Workers Help Students with Disabilities

    Jun 17, 2009

    Three years ago the Garrison employees wanted to do something different for the holidays. They knew there were local charities that sponsored children but wanted to inquire if the Alabama Industries for the Blind and Deaf in Talladega might need help with their students -- the supply store on post is run by AIDB. The response was a "yes."

  • Brigade Credits Team Effort During Accreditation

    Jun 17, 2009

    Soldier and civilian team members of the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School gathered June 5 at Heiser Hall to celebrate the success of the Training and Doctrine Command accreditation. Col. Thomas Keegan, brigade commander of the 59th Ordnance Brigade, handed out awards, certificates and coins to those team members who excelled during the week of accreditation, April 27 through May 1.

  • 'I Never Felt Sorry for Myself'

    Jun 17, 2009

    Back in the 1950s, when the Army's leg amputees were shackled with cumbersome wooden appendages, one Soldier did not let his combat injury keep him from being the first amputee to complete Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. But, then, Ralph Cloud didn't let his amputation keep him from much in life. After being wounded in the Korean War, he served in the Army for seven years with an artificial limb. The opportunity to attend OCS came in 1957. "I was the only fellow who went through the course as an amputee," Cloud said. "There were a lot of amputees at Walter Reed when I was there. But to the best of my knowledge I was the first to go through Fort Benning's advanced course as an amputee."

  • Members of Greatest Generation Recognized

    Jun 17, 2009

    Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell gave World War II veteran Ira Jones more than a Bronze Star Medal during a D-Day 65th Anniversary Ceremony on June 6 hosted by the Tennessee Valley Honor Flight. He also gave Jones a once-in-a-lifetime memory. As the three-star general presented the medal to Jones, the 84-year-old veteran said loudly "I've never been this close to a general."

  • Army Emergency Relief Reaches 2009 Goal

    Jun 17, 2009

    Members of Team Redstone gathered June 8 at Heiser Hall to celebrate a victory. This was the closing ceremony for the 2009 Army Emergency Relief campaign. The annual fund-raising drive met its goal with $210,000 in donations.

  • Accounting Graduate Figures on Long Career

    Jun 17, 2009

    Penny Davis isn't just looking to start a career by joining the Garrison Intern Program. She is trying to start a life. "This is my first real grown-up job," she said laughing.

  • Army releases new sustainment manual

    Jun 17, 2009

    The Army released the new Field Manual 4-0, Sustainment, June 17 during the Association of the United States Army's 2009 Army Logistics Symposium and Exposition held in Richmond, Va. Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, introduced the new manual which replaces the 2003 edition of FM 4-0, Combat Service Support.

  • Preserving a Legacy Brick-by-Brick

    Jun 17, 2009

    When her husband died in February, Jackie Dannenberg wanted to honor him and his work at Redstone. Konrad Dannenberg was a member of Dr. Wernher von Braun's rocket team. He worked for Marshall Space Flight Center as the deputy manager of the Saturn program for 13 years. After his retirement, he helped initiate the Space Camp program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. There he worked to teach students the importance of space exploration.

  • Be safe when using fireworks

    Jun 17, 2009

    Fireworks safety

  • JLOTS

    Jun 17, 2009

    JLOTS Training

  • Soldiers of 97th Transportation Company deploy for Iraq duty

    Jun 17, 2009

    Soldiers of 97th Transportation Company deploy for Iraq duty

  • Third quarter Soldier, NCO winners announced

    Jun 17, 2009

    Third quarter Soldier, NCO winners announced

  • Soldier-musicians take 'Time Out' for veteran retirees

    Jun 17, 2009

    Anyone who has ever thought retirement is boring has not experienced the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. And, anyone who claims music is boring has not experienced The United States Army Field Band in action.

  • Fort Irwin/NTC Commander shares Army story with kindergartners

    Jun 17, 2009

  • Eustis celebrates Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 17, 2009

    Eustis celebrates Army's 234th birthday

  • Army's Birthday Celebrated by Soldiers of all Ages

    Jun 17, 2009

    A changing of the guard, speeches that mentioned Soldiers who are living the Army's warrior ethos, the presentation of a first sergeant award and a sword-smashing cake cutting were highlights of an evening honoring the Army's 234th birthday at the Officers and Civilians Club. The dinner event, set for June 9 because the actual birthday date of June 14 fell this year on a Sunday, was hosted by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army. Pvt. Michael Ortiz of the 832nd Ordnance Battalion won the honors to share the ceremonial cake cutting duty with AMCOM's Command Sgt. Maj. Ricky Yates. At age 17, Ortiz is the youngest Soldier currently assigned to Redstone Arsenal.

  • Fort Eustis falls under attack for Vigilant Spear 2009 anti-terrorism exercise

    Jun 17, 2009

    Fort Eustis falls under attack for Vigilant Spear 2009 anti-terrorism exercise

  • 'Pride of Service'- the role of the NCO

    Jun 17, 2009

  • Directorate of Emergency Services begins police bicycle patrols

    Jun 17, 2009

  • Providing Service with Available Funds

    Jun 17, 2009

    Experience, commitment, vision - those were the themes of the third quarter Garrison town hall meeting presented by Garrison commander Col. Bob Pastorelli on June 8. Opening the standing-room-only meeting at Heiser Hall with a slide projecting a list of Garrison employees with 20 or more years of on-the-job experience - including Mildred Lancaster with top seniority at 45 years - Pastorelli said "You can't beat experience and that's what we have here. We're very fortunate to have the experience level we have here."

  • B Troop graduates three new riders

    Jun 17, 2009

    Three new members of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) donned their spurs for the first time on Friday afternoon upon graduation of the B Troop Riding School at Fort Huachuca, AZ.

  • Fort Irwin/NTC celebrate Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 17, 2009

  • Fort Soldiers walk the red carpet on Memorial Day in Scottsdale

    Jun 17, 2009

    Forty Military Intelligence and Signal Soldiers from Fort Huachuca had the unique opportunity to enjoy Hollywood-style glitz Monday during the Arizona premiere of the documentary "Brothers at War."

  • Soldier of the Year competition fierce, challenging

    Jun 17, 2009

    Three rigorous days of studying, sweating and training finally came to a head on May 15, when Staff Sgt. Nathen Dunkelberg, microwave operations sergeant for Network Enterprises Technology/9th Signal Command (Army) here, was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year during the 11th Signal Brigade NCO/SOY Board Competition. Spc. Mary Daledovich of the 556th Ordnance Company, 86th Signal Battalion here, was named Soldier of the Year.

  • 202nd MP Group says farewell to home on Stem Kaserne

    Jun 17, 2009

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- During a brief ceremony June 11, the 202nd Military Police Group said goodbye to Stem Kaserne as they cased the unit colors to relocate to Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern as part of the Army in Europe transformation plans.

  • Heidelberg youth 'Splash N2 Summer'

    Jun 17, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Club Beyond and Child, Youth and School Services hosted a Splash N2 Summer event on Patrick Henry Village for Heidelberg middle schoolers June 11. Divided into four teams identified with colored head- and armbands, they competed in Splash Volleyball, Tug-of-War and Capture the Flag.

  • Heidelberg installations get 3 new 'smart' pedestrian gates

    Jun 17, 2009

    Good news: If you've been taking the streetcar to Heidelberg's Patton Barracks, your days of having to hike all the way around the installation to get on post are over.

  • West Point Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 17, 2009

    The West Point community celebrated the Army's 234th birthday on June 16 with a ceremony.

  • Humphreys opens first and only overseas Army Traffic Safety Training Facility

    Jun 17, 2009

    The new Army Traffic Safety Facility, which opened on U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, June 2, affords Soldiers with little or no driving experience an opportunity to learn and hone their skills before getting behind the wheel of a car or on a motorcycle.

  • Republic of Korea Air Force airmen graduate from conversational English course

    Jun 17, 2009

    27 Republic of Korea Air Force airmen successfully completed the first Conversational English course and were honored during a ceremony at the Republic of Korea Air Force Compound adjacent to Humphreys Garrison on May 28. The course is the first in an on-going series of courses supported by U.S. active duty and Civilian volunteer instructors from throughout US Army Garrison Humphreys. The first course ran about six weeks and was staffed by 15 volunteer instructors.

  • 4-58th AOB NCO wins bronze medal at Armed Forces Combatives Championships

    Jun 17, 2009

    When it comes to punching, Sgt. Hector Renteria, an air traffic controller with 4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion based at US Army Garrison Humphreys, Korea has spent more than 20 years developing his ability to dominate opponents in close quarters combatives. Recently, he traveled to Camp Pendleton, Calif. to fight for the 5th Annual U.S. Armed Forces Combatives Championships heavyweight title. Renteria battled his way through eight competitors to a bronze medal finish.

  • Attention singers: You may exit your showers

    Jun 16, 2009

    For a lot of people, singing in public is among their greatest fears. A well-kept secret for many of them is that they do in fact love to sing. And why not' Songs on the radio are catchy and chiming in seems only natural.

  • Community offers free parenting advice, support

    Jun 16, 2009

    Kids may not come with instructions, but U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan is stepping up efforts to inform parents about free resources available to them following a string of youth misconduct problems in the community.

  • Troops have fun in the sun at Beach Blast

    Jun 16, 2009

    More than 500 American and Korean Soldiers from garrisons across the Korean peninsula came together June 12-14 at Boryeong, one of Korea's most happening beach towns located about three hours southwest of Seoul.

  • Commander's Corner: Tour Normalization

    Jun 16, 2009

    I don't think it's a surprise to anyone, Yongsan is growing this year! We continue to stand ready to accept more Family Members with the command's move toward tour normalization. So, just What is tour normalization, and what does it mean to you'

  • Yongsan children celebrate Army birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph Rusch, other Soldiers, and newly-arrived Camp Adventure volunteers joined children in a cake-cutting ceremony, June 12, at Child and Youth Services to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday.

  • 36th Army band embarks on goodwill tour

    Jun 16, 2009

    The 36th Army Band entertained visitors from around the world at Disneyland recently.

  • Officials: New information for Soldiers heading to Korea

    Jun 16, 2009

    Soldiers on orders for Korea need to know about the new Army Instructions on tour lengths and options for bringing family members. These new instructions are critical to ensuring quality of life for family members and documenting required training that should be completed prior to reporting.

  • 304th MI BN perfects Warrior Tasks, "Spatial Awareness".

    Jun 16, 2009

    Permanent-party Soldiers from the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion armed themselves with paintball guns June 4 to refresh their leader and Soldier skills during a special battle drill exercise. Taking time out from their normal cadre responsibilities, the TRADOC Soldiers went back to the basics to practice "react to contact" battle drills.

  • Victim Advocates trained and ready to provide "first class care"

    Jun 16, 2009

    More than 30 Soldiers are now set to return to their units and provide support to victims of sexual assault.

  • Hundreds attend Safety Day at TMAC

    Jun 16, 2009

    With summer and the hazards it can bring looming in the near future, precautionary and safety measures were promoted for Soldiers and civilians alike at Fort Huachuca's Safety Day May 21 at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre.

  • Carlisle Barracks, Army War College family celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

  • Fort Campbell celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser, commanding general Fort Campbell and 101st Airborne Division, and Pvt. Jesse Appleton, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, take part in the annual cake cutting ceremony Friday celebrating the U.S. Army's 234th birthday at Cole Park Commons, Fort Campbell. Appleton is the youngest Soldier at Fort Campbell.

  • Baumholder rolls out red carpet for returning 2nd Brigade Soldiers and their families

    Jun 16, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Bringing home stories from the warfront, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, is back in Baumholder after more than 14 months in Iraq.

  • Blackhawk family members build camaraderie, understanding through military-style competition

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Much like their Soldier counterparts in the desert, spouses of the 172nd Infantry Brigade dodged bullets, marched with weapons and practiced their shots June 3 during brigade's Spouses' Shootout Challenge. The day-long event took place at Camp Aachen in Grafenwoehr, and while several bruises, paint splatters, and sweat stains were evident after the challenge, participants cheered and clapped with enthusiasm for each other during the final awards ceremony. The children of the brigade joined forces June 6 for a similar event, the Wee-EIB.

  • Vilseck Elementary School teacher named teacher of the year

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Gretchen Wall has been a teacher for Department of Defense Dependent Schools for 22 of her 26-year teaching career. The 2008-2009 school year was her first year teaching at Vilseck Elementary School in more than 20 years. The impact she has made on her students and parents since her return to VES led to her 2010 Bavaria District Teacher of the Year nomination.

  • Grafenwoehr student suits up for Space Camp

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFEWOEHR, Germany - This summer, one Grafenwoehr Middle School student will be hanging out in zero gravity, preparing for a Space Shuttle missions and experiencing the heart-stopping G-Force of a rocket launch. Philip Ramirez, a seventh grader at Netzaberg Middle school, was awarded a full scholarship to NASA Space Camp this June in Huntsville, Ala. The Bernard Curtis Brown II scholarship is offered through the Military Child Education Coalition to all children enrolled in grades six through nine and have a parent on active duty in the military.

  • GES students compete in Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Four Grafenwoehr Elementary School students traveled to Iowa State University May 27 to 30 to participate in the Odyssey of the Mind world finals. It was their first time GES sent a team to participate in the event. The Odyssey of the Mind is a worldwide program that develops creative problem solving in students from kindergarten through college. Students form teams, start with a problem and design props and devices to creatively solve the problem.

  • Four Vilseck JROTC cadets earn slots at George C. Marshall Leadership Symposium

    Jun 16, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Four Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Vilseck High School, Cadet Command Sgt. Maj. John Lee, Cadet Master Sgt. Sara Carriker, Cadet Master Sgt. David Wood and Cadet Sgt. 1st Class Christy Manoogian, will travel to Washington D.C., June 25-30 for the annual George C. Marshall Leadership Symposium.

  • Historic Cobra King heads to new home in Patton Museum

    Jun 16, 2009

  • Wiesbaden teens earn national recognition

    Jun 16, 2009

    Officials from Boys & Girls Clubs of America say that the six-member teenage singing group '1-LUV' from Wiesbaden, Germany, set the standard for what to expect from military teens.

  • Reaching all ages in USAG Wiesbaden on the Army's 234th Birthday

    Jun 16, 2009

    Photographic coverage of the Army's 234th Birthday Celebration in the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden

  • Fort Lee Celebrates Army's 234th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    With 234 years of Army history and tradition to celebrate, more than 1,000 members of Team Lee gathered at Williams Stadium June 12. Fort Lee's Army Birthday Celebration recognized the 2009 theme "Year of the Noncommissioned Officer," as the installation's NCOs were out in force during the ceremonies.

  • Arsenal Garrison Manager Reads Army Birthday Book to CDC Children

    Jun 15, 2009

    Joel Himsl, Rock Island Arsenal Garrison Manager, read "Sam The Army Dog" a children's book created in celebration of the Army's 234th Birthday this year, to a room full of children at the Arsenal's Child Development Center on June 15.

  • First Digital Master Gunner Coin Awarded

    Jun 15, 2009

    Frank Connolly is honored for being the first person to achieve Digital Master Gunner certification, a job described as being "at the top of the pyramid in terms of field support." Connolly has been on multiple deployments both in Afghanistan and Iraq and brings decades of experience to the mission of supporting Soldiers in the field.

  • Atlanta Falcons travel to Kelley Hill to support 3rd HBCT Soldiers

    Jun 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division welcomed 10 Atlanta Falcon football players and 10 dancers from the team's cheerleading squad to Kelley Hill on Fort Benning, June 8.

  • Watervliet Arsenal, political leaders unify on the Army's Birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

  • Fort Rucker opens new water park

    Jun 15, 2009

    Fort Rucker's new water park features water fun features for kids of all ages.

  • First amputee graduates from WOCC

    Jun 15, 2009

    Former Staff Sgt. Johnathan Holsey was distinguished June 5 as the first amputee to graduate from the Fort Rucker Warrant Officer Career College.

  • Simulator Leaves You 'Drunk As A Skunk'

    Jun 15, 2009

    Members of the Fort Monmouth, N.J., community got a chance to test their driving and motor skills using a drunk driving simulator that yielded eye-opening results. The "Save A Life Tour" was sponsored by the Garrison Substance Abuse Program.

  • Guard unit finds home at Tobyhanna

    Jun 15, 2009

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - It's been a year since Capt. James Minicozzi and members of the 55th Brigade Combat Team's Special Troops Battalion sat with senior officers and depot personnel to discuss the pros and cons of moving the unit's 59 members from an armory in Scranton to Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • Tobyhanna observes Memorial Day

    Jun 15, 2009

    A wreath honoring deceased Tobyhanna employees and their family members was placed by Janice Gimbi, chief of staff, and Anthony Ferreira, AFGE Local 1647, during the depot's Memorial Day observance ceremony on May 28.

  • Reading on the Army's birthday at Ansbach

    Jun 15, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- Sgt. Jose Fonseca, D Company of the 2-159th Aviation Battalion, reads "The Army Story," to about 80 children at the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Storck Barracks Child Development Center playground June 12 in celebration of the Army's 234 birthday.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg celebrates the U.S. Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 15, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrions Heidelberg celebrated the U.S. Army's 234th Birthday June 13 with a picnic and games at the Patrick Henry Village Child Development Center.

  • Celebrating the Army's 234th Birthday in the Benelux

    Jun 15, 2009

    CHIAfaEURoVRES, Belgium -- Soldiers, civilians and familymembers celebrated the Army's 234th Birthday throughout U.S. Army Garrison Benelux June 11 and 12.

  • Happy Birthday! Grafenwoehr celebrates Army's 234th year

    Jun 15, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Grafenwoehr Soldiers, families and community members gathered June 11 at the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Dining Facility to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday and commemorate the courageous acts of patriotism that enabled the United States Army to be born. "It's important to celebrate the Army's birthday because, like all birthdays, it's a time of remembrance," said Capt. Ronald Underwood, USAG Grafenwoehr Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander. "It's especially important for these children to know what our ancestors have done, not just then, but all the major wars and battles that we've fought.

  • Army Community Service recognizes SHAPE, Chievres volunteers

    Jun 15, 2009

    CHIEVRES, Belgium -- SHAPE and Chievres Garrison leadership thanked volunteers June 9 for their efforts in improving the joint, international community during the past year. More than 100 community volunteers were hailed at the Army Community Service-sponsored 2009 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony and Luncheon on SHAPE.

  • Brussels students help Afghani counterparts, a penny at a time

    Jun 15, 2009

    BRUSSELS, Belgium -- How much is a penny worth' Not much, you might think, and it's become less and less over the years. For example, it takes 44 pennies to buy a postage stamp that will mail a First Class letter via the U.S. postal system. A popular U.S. weekly periodical sells for 495 pennies at a newsstand back in the U.S. Here in Europe, the small Euro cent has similarly low purchasing power. Both U.S. and European cents are becoming broadly unpopular with their respective publics, and are frequently kept in drawers and jars in lieu of being spent in western societies.

  • 229th celebrates 234th Army birthday

    Jun 14, 2009

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The 229th Military Intelligence Battalion hosted the 234th Army birthday ball June 13.

  • More than 200 make bid for triathlon title

    Jun 13, 2009

    More than 200 competitors gathered Saturday at the Main Post Bowling Alley parking lot to compete in the fourth annual Reverse Sprint Triathlon, consisting of a 5K run, 20K bike ride and a 550-meter swim. Participants made their way around Main Post running and biking and headed to Carey Pool to swim to the finish line.

  • Riverside marks its 100th year at Benning

    Jun 13, 2009

    Riverside sits on an 18-acre estate, a plot of land equal in size to the grounds at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This year, the white-columned frame house, home to a succession of commanding generals - including Omar Bradley, Courtney Hodges, Joseph Harper and Carmen Cavezza - turns a century old.

  • Soldiers complete mounted react to contact live fire

    Jun 13, 2009

    B Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, was among the first units on Sand Hill to complete the new mounted react to contact live fire June 1 and Tuesday. During the exercise, Soldiers in four humvees had to respond to an IED, dismount to pull security and pursue the enemy. The Soldiers and opposing force used high-speed paint ammunition during the scenario-driven event

  • Junior captains lock up in combatives tournament

    Jun 13, 2009

    A class of more than 150 junior officers from Maneuver Captains Career Course Team 2 capped off its Level 1 Army Combatives training with a tournament June 3. Champions emerged in six weight classifications. The event was held at Briant Wells Fieldhouse, home of the U.S. Army Combatives School.

  • District names Dexter teacher as Teacher of the Year

    Jun 13, 2009

    Pam Koon, who teaches physical education at Dexter Elementary, was named the 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year for the Georgia/Alabama Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary School district.

  • New home construction continues on post

    Jun 13, 2009

    Although the Residential Communities Initiative is only in its fourth year, more than 1,000 new homes have been built on Fort Benning and nearly 40 new homes in Dahlonega, Ga.

  • Defense Secretary Gates Visits Margraten

    Jun 13, 2009

    MARGRATEN, Netherlands -- U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates, visited the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, during a conference break among international defense ministers meeting in the Limburg Province of the Netherlands, June 10. Here, he reflected on the sacrifices made by the 8,301 U.S. service members buried in this memorial cemetery after WWII, comparing it to the current sacrifices U.S. and coalition nations are making in Afghanistan. "It is a mission whose importance cannot and should not be underestimated, for it is critical to the security of both Europe and the United States," Gates said. "I am confident that we will summon the will and the courage to do whatever it takes in Afghanistan, just as we have in the past on battlefields that necessitated memorials like this one," Gates said. Read more at: http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx'id=54724

  • Community Covenant renewed on Army's 234th Birthday observance

    Jun 12, 2009

    Photo of Army Community Covenant and 234th Army Birthday observance.

  • Happy Birthday Army

    Jun 12, 2009

    Soldiers from B Co. 229th Military Intelligence Battalion participated in a book reading for the children at the Monterey Road Child Development Center and the Porter Youth Center on Ord Military Community.

  • VIDEO: Chief of Staff Gen. Casey's Army Birthday message

    Jun 12, 2009

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, has a message for the Army Family on its 234th Birthday.

  • Getting krafty

    Jun 12, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Arts & Crafts Center, here, held their annual Kids Kraft Kamp, June 10. General art classes are held every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. for first through sixth graders. Adult classes are also available. Call 808-655-4202 for more information.

  • Makani Pahili '09 tests joint response: Garrison readies for Category 4 winds

    Jun 12, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Validating emergency operating plans and training officials to better protect the community, its members and installation assets, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) held its annual hurricane exercise, Makana Pahili, May 28-June 5.

  • 'Sex Signals' discusses preventing sexual assault through comedy

    Jun 12, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - One of the most popular improvisational shows on the mainland touched down on U.S. Army soil, here, earlier this week, leaving its Army Combat Uniform-clad audiences both in stitches as well as in a pensive state regarding sexual encounters.

  • Oahu North summer shuttle making rounds, rider supervision required

    Jun 12, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - In order to provide increased access to our facilities for youth and Soldiers who may not have transportation from outlying communities or within our installations, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has initiated a summer bus shuttle service in the Oahu North communities.

  • South community shares concerns, stays informed at town hall

    Jun 12, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Nearly 100 people packed into the chapel, here, June 3, for the latest Oahu South Town Hall meeting, eager to share their concerns and listen to the advice of agency representatives from various directorates.

  • Families flock to the Honolulu Zoo for annual Military Appreciation Day

    Jun 12, 2009

    HONOLULU - It wasn't too difficult to coax Spc. Richard Allen out of his lair, June 6, to join the thousands who flocked to the zoo take advantage of the free food, entertainment and activities during the Military Appreciation Day.

  • Benning Soldiers cast in museum displays

    Jun 12, 2009

    Historical figures are coming to life at the National Infantry Museum. Dressed in a range of uniforms, from the WWII cold weather uniform to the modern ACU, more than 50 life-size sculptures modeled after Infantry Soldiers will be on display when the museum opens June 19.

  • Celebrating Flag Day should be standard

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in a Fredonia, Wis., public school to observe June 14 as "Flag Birthday." Aug. 3, 1949, President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day.

  • To the colors: the basics of flag folding by the 84th Engineer Battalion

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in a Fredonia, Wis., public school to observe June 14 as "Flag Birthday." Aug. 3, 1949, President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day. Hover over each photo for a description of the step in the flag-folding process.

  • Paratroopers make historic jump, visit battlefields on D-Day anniversary

    Jun 12, 2009

    Landing inside Drop Zone T off the coast of Normandy, 34 Soldiers with the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, participated in a historic parachute jump with paratroopers from around the world June 7 commemorating the 65th anniversary of D-Day.

  • Monroe Birthday Concert Features Army Drill Team, Streamer Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2009

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band honors the Army Birthday with an annual concert that includes a streamer ceremony highlighting the service's illustrious history

  • Nearly 3,000 attend U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jun 12, 2009

    The 2009 edition of The U.S. Army Soldier show brought nearly 3,000 people to the i-wireless Center May 20, according to figures from Rock Island Arsenal. A total of 2,968 people attended the variety show performance by serving Soldiers in the United States Army.

  • Army Birthday Festivities On Fort Lee

    Jun 12, 2009

    Fort Lee celebrated the 234th Army Birthday on June 12, beginning with an NCO-led installation run, then an Army Birthday celebration -- featuring a mass re-enlistment ceremony -- then an afternoon of sports activities, including a golf tournament.

  • Wizards welcome Fort Leavenworth families

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Kansas City Wizards celebrated Soldiers and military families during Fort Leavenworth Military Appreciation Night at their game against the 2008 MLS Cup Champion Columbus Crew June 6 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan.

  • Fort Leavenworth troops named Combined Arms Center NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Jun 12, 2009

    Sgt. Jovan Luna and Spc. Thomas Rincon, both of Fort Leavenworth, were named winners of the Combined Arms Center 2009 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a ceremony June 5 at the Frontier Conference Center. A total of 12 NCOs and nine Soldiers from 10 different installations, schools and support activities in CAC participated in the competition June 1-5 at Fort Leavenworth. The physical and mental abilities of each NCO and Soldier were tested in several events including the Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, marksmanship, warrior tasks testing, a written essay and oral knowledge assessment board.

  • CGSCAca,!E+announces ILE class 2009-01 awards

    Jun 12, 2009

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