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  • Fort Sill Commissary patrons take 'Cooking Matters' into their own hands

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Commissary offers free store tours so its patrons can better understand food labels, compare unit prices, find whole grain foods, and develop strategies when purchasing produce.

  • Pride luncheon brings message of equality to installation

    Jul 3, 2014

    Seating at the USO was sold out for the first ever Pride Month Celebration on Fort Leonard Wood Monday.

  • Open house caters to small businesses

    Jul 3, 2014

    About 80 small business owners from Southwest Oklahoma and north Texas learned how to apply for federal government contracts, what services are contracted and projected contract requirements during the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sill open house June 25 at Snow Hall.

  • Fit program betters Fort Sill Garrison personnel

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Garrison commander's civilian employee fitness program features a 5K run/walk by garrison employees July 11.

  • Unique museum donation expands Gen. Leonard Wood's legacy

    Jul 3, 2014

    To some, they looked like old papers -- but one sharp-eyed Cuban-American knew instantly he was looking at a rare piece of Fort Leonard Wood's history.

  • Munera takes reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Antonio "Andy" Munera took the reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, June 25 at Gammon Field.

  • Installation Management shares Army garrison needs

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Lt. Gen. David Halverson and Honorable Katherine Hammack visited Fort Sill June 27 to let Fort Sill Garrison employees know how to help the Army in its time of transition They also viewed how the post was handling a highly discussed humanitarian mission.

  • Herbst new FLW Garrison commander

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Andrew Herbst became Fort Leonard Wood's Garrison commander, replacing Col. William (Robin) Pfeffer in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Nutter Field House.

  • Celebrate our country's birthday, but celebrate safely

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fourth of July just doesn't seem complete without picnics, BBQs and fireworks.

  • Paratroopers drop onto Fort Leonard Wood for training

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Lt. Joseph Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training Facility was the site for specialized training by paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division during Exercise Steel Box.

  • Mountainfest 2014: Thousands brave rain to attend Mountainfest

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Rain showers didn't stop thousands of Soldiers, Family Members and community members from enjoying Fort Drum's annual Mountainfest Day celebration June 25 on Division Hill.

  • Celebrating freedom, remembering those who paid ultimate price

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Tears from mourners, explosions of artillery guns, the melody of taps and the sad breathing of bagpipes filled a cloud-covered Memorial Park last week as Families, friends and comrades honored 10 Soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and one Civilian killed in Afghanistan during 2013.

  • Mountainfest 2014: Sports events boost Soldiers' morale, strengthen teamwork skills

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- June 16 kicked off a week of sports and activities within all units across Fort Drum during the annual Mountainfest celebration.

  • 2nd BCT helps Black River students celebrate school's end

    Jul 3, 2014

    BLACK RIVER, N.Y. -- Twenty Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), helped students celebrate the end of the school year during Black River Elementary School's annual field day June 23.

  • Two Fort Drum Civilian Employees strike a chord in barbershop chorus

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the men of the Turning Point Chorus walked into the Commons for the quarterly Chaplain's Community Luncheon a couple of months ago, they were unsure of how the audience would react.

  • Ranger named Special Operations Medic of the Year

    Jul 3, 2014

    On Oct. 5, 2013, Rangers from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were a month in to their 18th battalion deployment, since 2001, to Afghanistan.

  • Internship program offers Korean students work experience

    Jul 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Internship Program, an important part of the garrison's community relations initiative, has been in operation here, going on five years. The ninth iteration of the program will be completed in the coming weeks, with the tenth starting in mid-July. This unique program, developed to provide local university students an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with U.S. Soldiers and civilians stationed here, has seen approximately about 100 local Korean university students successfully complete six-month internship tours of duty with organizations across the garrison.

  • 6-17th ARS Transfer of Authority Ceremony / 6-17 공격정찰항공대대 TOA Ceremony

    Jul 2, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- The 4th Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment transferred authority and equipment to the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment during a ceremony at Camp Humphreys, June 25, 2013.

  • New Leaders Take the Reins of the Blackhorse Regiment

    Jul 2, 2014

    Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a rare combined Change of Command and Responsibility ceremony on Fritz Field, July 1. During the ceremony, the Regiment Commander, three squadron commanders and a Squadron Command Sergeant Major relinquished their duties to new leaders.

  • Make fireworks safety a priority this holiday

    Jul 2, 2014

    According to Fireworksafety.com, malfunction and careless use of fireworks result in nearly 10,000 injuries every year. More than 65 percent of all fireworks-related injuries occur during the month of July. Fireworks safety is in your hands, and it is your responsibility as a service member to not risk injury.

  • Fireworks use illegal on military property, including OMC, POM, La Mesa

    Jul 2, 2014

    No fireworks of any kind are allowed anywhere on the Presidio of Monterey, Ord Military Community or La Mesa Village. Service members and civilians are encouraged to celebrate and enjoy their Fourth of July holiday this weekend and to do so without fireworks.

  • III Corps HQ and 4th Airlift Wing conduct joint EDRE

    Jul 2, 2014

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Hauck, a native of Asheboro, N.C., ground guides Army Pfc. Jennifer Morales from Las Vegas, an image analyst with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps, as she backs her Light Medium Tactical Vehicle into a C-17 Globemaster at the Robert Gray Army Airfield on Fort Hood, June 24, 2014. The battalion was conducting an emergency deployment readiness exercise in conjunction with the 4th Airlift Squadron out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to maintain readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • III Corps Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise

    Jul 2, 2014

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps, stage their vehicles before loading them into a C-17 Globemaster at the Robert Gray Army Airfield on Fort Hood, June 24, 2014. The battalion was conducting an emergency deployment readiness exercise in conjunction with the Air Force's 4th Airlift Squadron, to maintain readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • MICC boosts small business by half billion in 3rd quarter

    Jul 2, 2014

    More than $505 million in contracts were awarded to small businesses throughout the nation during the third quarter of this fiscal year by contracting officials with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • ASC, First Army Soldiers complete combatives course

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Blackhorse Regiment Receives Exceptional Organization Safety Awards

    Jul 2, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment was presented the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff Army and the Forces Command Exceptional Organization Safety Award for 2013 here, June 30. The awards were in honor of the Regiment's increase in safety practices between 2010 and the end of 2013.

  • ASC's Slocum receives Meritorious Service Medal

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Army Total Force Policy at work during CSTX

    Jul 2, 2014

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- It's the Army triad at work: the Reserve's only infantry unit secures a village with aerial support from a National Guard aviation regiment, while active duty medics treat the wounded. Scenarios like this one, with the three Army components training together seamlessly, are becoming more common under Army Total Force Policy, which was put into practice during Combat Support Training Exercise 91-14-03, held here June 7-27.

  • IMCOM Commander Visits Redstone Arsenal To Gauge Services

    Jul 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In meetings with Team Redstone leadership on June 26, Lt. Gen. David Halverson received feedback about the job the Installation Management Command's garrisons are doing on Army posts.

  • Friendship Fest: Sharing the good times in Wiesbaden

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Red, white and blue as far as the eye could see. That's how this year's Independence Day Celebration and German-American Friendship Festival kicked off June 28 as some 600 community runners participated in the five-kilometer Color Run on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne. As dogs, strollers, ballerinas and people of all ages sprinted away from the Wiesbaden Fitness Center to make their way around the airfield, they were pelted with colorful powder creating a flowing ribbon of running feet and red, white and blue smiles.

  • Dagger Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The 66th Military Intelligence Brigade welcomed one of its alumni back into its ranks as its new commander in a ceremony June 27. Col. David Pendall succeeded Col. Kenneth Rector, who will go on to serve as chief of staff for Army Cyber Command at Fort Belvoir, Va. Pendall once served as chief of staff for reconnaissance operations center 1 in the brigade's 24th MI Battalion when it was stationed in Heidelberg. This time he arrived to the brigade from a position as the U.S. Army intelligence liaison to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory.

  • Independence Day 2014

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Summer Hire Program offers opportunity to gain job experience, build nest egg

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A little more than 40 community youths, ages 18-23, stood tall in the Tony Bass Auditorium June 30 with their right arms raised to utter the oath of office to begin working as federal employees in this year's Summer Hire Program.

  • Hessen minister president honors Americans at annual showcase

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hessen Minister President Volker Bouffier recognized German and American Soldiers and civilians for their lifesaving actions, community service and efforts to promote German-American relations during the 54th annual Hessentag celebration in Bensheim June 14. "You all did a service that we will recognize today," said the Hessen leader. "Thank you not only for what you do in your daily jobs, but what you do that goes beyond that."

  • Troops demonstrate ongoing commitment to SHARP during 8th MP-hosted training

    Jul 1, 2014

    More than 100 troops paused from their daily missions June 27 to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to eliminating incidents of sexual harassment and assault across their ranks through awareness and prevention training here.

  • Warrior Friendship Week day two

    Jul 1, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile division run, followed by a day full of sporting events and friendly competition all leading to the division semifinals and finals that will determine the winners for each sport. Warrior Friendship Week is a long-standing tradition that continues to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • Warrior Friendship Week day one

    Jul 1, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile run led by Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano, the command team for 2nd Inf. Div., and was followed with a day full of sporting events and friendly competition to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • 'Blackhawks' zero in during Scout gunnery

    Jul 1, 2014

    C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, conducted scout non-stabilized gunnery on Fort Benning June 24 at Carmouche Range to qualify Humvee crews on their main weapon system.

  • Units recognized for Civil War role

    Jul 1, 2014

    Two units based at Fort Benning were among those recognized June 27 for their role in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, a key engagement of the Civil War.

  • Father, son complete Airborne jump together

    Jul 1, 2014

    As a third generation graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, Columbus State University ROTC Cadet Tyler Davidson said completing the course with his final jump June 25 was one of the most rewarding moments of his life.

  • ARTB welcomes new commander at ceremony

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members, veterans and civilians gathered June 26 as Col. David Fivecoat assumed command of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade from Col. Kyle Lear during a ceremony at Victory Pond on Harmony Church.

  • Helicopters set to join unmanned fleet

    Jul 1, 2014

    If experiments being conducted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and the Maneuver Center of Excellence are successful, Soldiers and small units could be resupplied or supported autonomously by unmanned helicopters like its current fixed-wing counterparts.

  • Program to coordinate DA civilian development

    Jul 1, 2014

    While Soldiers have numerous opportunities for training, education and professional development, the same opportunities for Army civilians are not as well known.

  • Medical detachment returns home

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of the 926th Medical Detachment (Preventative Medicine) arrived June 23 at Lawson Army Airfield to reunite with their Families after a nine-month deployment.

  • Maintainers train in logistical convoy operations

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of Distribution Platoon, Company D, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, attached to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th IBCT, conducted logistical convoy training on Fort Stewart, Ga., June 25, 2014.

  • Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Army's 'rich history'

    Jul 1, 2014

    Commitment, strength, a sugary dessert and some presidential levity made for a party atmosphere at the Pentagon courtyard as the Army celebrated its 239th birthday June 19.

  • Army Strong for 239 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with "hooah" style June 20, with an early morning run and cake cutting ceremony in the afternoon at the Dining Facility.

  • 3-15 Infantry platoon leader returns to alma mater

    Jul 1, 2014

    Sometimes as a leader it is important to take the time to reflect on where one comes from and what one has done. 1st Lt. James Rafferty, an infantry officer with 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had the opportunity to reflect on where he came from as he trained, taught, and mentored cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, from May 20 to June 16 during the Cadet Leader Development Training.

  • 3 things that could save your life at the lake this holiday weekend

    Jul 1, 2014

    Independence Day is one of the busiest boating days of the year at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah River lakes-and with higher volumes of visitors comes a higher risk for accidents.

  • Colbrook leads USAG Bavaria

    Jul 1, 2014

    Former chief of Unmanned Aircraft Systems replaces Col. Saenz as garrison commander

  • Readiness begins with YOU

    Jul 1, 2014

    This month marks our nation's 238th birthday, and while that might seem like a long time, we're still young compared to many countries around the world. What's helped set us apart and make us a global power in just a couple centuries, however, has been the dedicated service and sacrifice of our military members. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure our freedoms endure!

  • Restricted Locations for Independence Day Fireworks Viewing Around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Jul 1, 2014

    As the community prepares for the 2014 Independence Day celebration along the National Mall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) announces changes to some popular fireworks viewing areas in Arlington County, Va.

  • New brochure highlights local sights

    Jul 1, 2014

    Neumarkt County produces its first English language trip planner for Soldiers.

  • Office reshuffle saves $30,000 a year

    Jul 1, 2014

    Consolidation of installation-dispersed services saves big bucks.

  • Performance Triad moves into Week 4

    Jun 30, 2014

    The health challenge designed for adults called the Performance Triad is in Week 4.

  • Retiring Old Glory

    Jun 30, 2014

    Island Palm Communities, in partnership with the 25th Infantry Division and Sgt. Audie Murphy Association, held an American Flag Retirement Ceremony, here, June 21.

  • 4th of July Spectacular just days away

    Jun 30, 2014

    The stage is set for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 43rd annual 4th of July Spectacular, to take place, here, July 4.

  • ACR technique helps build resilience

    Jun 30, 2014

    If resilience had a tag line, it would be "other people matter."

  • Shopping at the Camp Zama Exchange pays dividends

    Jun 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June, 30 2014) -- Soldiers and their families shopping and dining at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Camp Zama generated $369,319.79 last year for Army quality-of-life programs.

  • IMCOM command team emphasizes Independence Day safety

    Jun 30, 2014

    Each year, people come together on the Fourth of July to celebrate America's freedom with backyard barbeques, community parades and for some, fireworks. On this occasion, let us remember what the meaning of this day means. President John Adams wrote of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other."

  • New advocacy resource center offers one-stop support

    Jun 30, 2014

    The grand opening of the new Marne Advocacy Resource Center consolidates services for sexual assault and domestic violence victims seeking help on Fort Stewart.

  • 42nd FiB's training is 'in tents'

    Jun 30, 2014

    Soldiers of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 42nd Fires Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a Tactical Operations Center setup exercise, June 24.

  • Soldiers for Life: 'Old Timers' reunite at Fort McCoy every June

    Jun 30, 2014

    FORT MCCOY, WIS. -- Every June, veterans affiliated with Wisconsin National Guard's 32nd "Red Arrow" Division arrive at Fort McCoy for a week of camaraderie and friendship. This annual gathering of the 32nd "Old Timers," where veterans help keep each other strong, aligns with the U.S. Army's new Soldier for Life program, which operates on the principle of "once a Soldier, always a Soldier."

  • First Guardian Warrior exercise at Fort McCoy tests MP units

    Jun 30, 2014

    Some core abilities for members of the U.S. Army's Military Police (MP) Corps are to support and lead battlefield operations. Those abilities and more were tested as part of the first Guardian Warrior exercise held at Fort McCoy in early June.

  • CBRN Soldiers evaluated at Fort McCoy for homeland mission

    Jun 30, 2014

    FORT MCCOY, WIS. -- Army Reserve Soldiers affiliated with a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) mission completed training and evaluation events at Fort McCoy in June. The training was part of a process to take on a multi-year mission supporting the Department of Homeland Security by Oct. 1. Soldiers with the 388th CBRN Company of Junction City, Wis., and 704th Chemical Company of Arden Hills, Minn., completed the evaluation process with U.S. Army North (ARNORTH). Prior to the exercise evaluation, ARNORTH instructors provided the CBRN Soldiers with hands-on training, equipment and experience, said 2nd Lt. James Blount, officer in charge of external evaluation for the 388th CBRN Company.

  • EDRE tests CAB's logistical talents

    Jun 30, 2014

    Units from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to prepare for future contingency operations on Hunter Army Airfield June 23 to 27. The culmination of events began Mar. 4 when 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment conducted a weeklong Situational Training Exercise including movement to field site by quartering party and tactical operational reporting by commanders in the field. This EDRE tested the logistical processes for staging and inspecting equipment at the readiness marshalling area and then rail or air movements to and from the airfield.

  • Family Child Care Program here offers unique employment opportunity

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As Suzette Gray's family started to grow, her Family time was decreasing.

  • NETCOM welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, held an assumption of responsibility ceremony for the command sergeant major position June 20, in the command's auditorium in Greely Hall.

  • OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • 309th MI Bn. gains new leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In a well-attended ceremony by both Soldiers and Civilians, Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, incoming commander, June 20 on Fort Huachuca's Chaffee Parade Field.

  • Specialist sets Ten-Miler course record in Graf

    Jun 30, 2014

    Landstuhl's Caroline Jepleting decided to run on a whim and beat the competition by 7 minutes

  • Warrior Friendship Week Division Run

    Jun 30, 2014

    Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division participated in a division fun run and a 5-kilometer run June 30, 2014, at Indian Head Field on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Now off to Kindergarten

    Jun 30, 2014

    A Pre-Kindergarten event was coordinated by Child Youth and School Services Child Development Center to congratulate 13 graduates at the R&R underground, Jun 13.

  • ROK-US Strengthens Fire Readiness

    Jun 30, 2014

    In times with the rising interest of fire safety, USAG Yongsan fire department conducted a joint fire exercise with the soldiers of Combined Forces Command Service Support Group, June 12.

  • The Corps Environment - July 2014

    Jun 30, 2014

    The Corps Environment is an online quarterly publication produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to highlight USACE environmental initiatives, issues, policies and technologies across the nation.

  • Army watercraft, divers, sustainment troops to participate in RIMPAC 2014

    Jun 30, 2014

    Hawaii-based Army watercraft assets, divers and sustainment troops are set to play major roles in surface/vertical lift, casualty evacuation, and Logistics over the Shore operations during the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise, June 26 through Aug. 1, 2014.

  • New command team takes over at Fort A.P. Hill

    Jun 27, 2014

    FORT A.P. HILL Va. -- Lt. Col. David A. Meyer assumed command of Fort A.P. Hill during a brief ceremony at Beaverdam Field here today.

  • Above the Best: Aviator flourishes on All-Army Triathlon Team

    Jun 27, 2014

    Second Lt. Justine Emge, D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, represented the Army, May 31, 2014, at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, as she competed in the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship for the All-Army Triathlon Team.

  • Post run highlights safety, health

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fort Rucker leadership wants to highlight health and safety during the Fourth of July weekend and it's hosting a post run as a way to kick off the festivities.

  • NCOA instructor earns Order of Saint Michael

    Jun 27, 2014

    Before he said farewell to friends and coworkers, an NCO Academy instructor received the bronze Order of Saint Michael award June 20.

  • Silver Wings Band plans spectacular show for Freedom Fest

    Jun 27, 2014

    Freedom Fest is right around the corner with its enticing funnel cakes, bouncy houses and fireworks show, and the musical aspect of the day is warming up horns and drums to ensure the show is one to remember.

  • Espinosa assumes garrison CSM duties

    Jun 27, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel A. Espinosa Jr., assumed responsibility and authority as command sergeant major of the Fort Campbell Garrison from Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Bower in a rainy ceremony at the Garrison Headquarters, June 23.

  • McConville bids farewell to Soldiers, community

    Jun 27, 2014

    History added another page to 101st Airborne Division's rendezvous with destiny Friday morning, when the Screaming Eagles longest-serving commander handed the unit's storied colors to a new leader June 20.

  • Small business owners become familiar with government contracts

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fort Gordon's Mission and Installation Contracting Command held its first Acquisition Forecast Open House. The event was an opportunity for MICC officials to give small business owners advance notice of contracts the installation needs to fill in the coming months and years ahead.

  • Huntsville Center helps customers identify measures to reduce energy, water consumption

    Jun 27, 2014

    With a proven track record of helping federal agencies and military installations identify successful ways to reduce energy and water consumption and increase efficiency, the Army Corps of Engineers' Energy Engineering Analysis Program (EEAP) has expanded its efforts to ensure USACE-owned civil works facilities are also as efficient as possible.

  • On-the-spot corrections, it's our duty

    Jun 27, 2014

    One day on my way into the Fort Leonard Wood Post Office I ran into a sergeant in the Army Combat Uniform wearing earrings. With out hesitation I proceeded to make an on-the-spot correction; the response I received from the sergeant was that she did not know it was wrong to wear earrings while in ACUs. Once I entered the post office, I saw five other Soldiers and apparently none of them had made the correction.

  • Saenz says good-bye to the 'best garrison in the Army'

    Jun 27, 2014

    Garrison commander shares his lessons learned from leading largest garrison outside continental U.S.

  • 70th BSB Mentorship Run

    Jun 26, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Female Soldiers from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, participate in the battalion mentorship run June 27, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. The run was organized to build esprit de corps among the Soldiers.

  • Army Wellness Center Stars arrive

    Jun 26, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Army Wellness Centers promote, enhance, and sustain healthy lifestyles to improve the overall well being of Soldiers, Family members, and DOD civilians and contractors through integrated and standardized programs and services. AWC staff members take into account all of an individual's physical, psychological and social circumstances when providing services. A holistic approach is needed to fully assess the whole person. The AWC Core Program includes a Health Assessment Review, Physical Fitness, Healthy Nutrition, Stress Management, General Wellness Education and Tobacco Education.

  • Baltimore FEB recognizes APG Soldiers, civilians

    Jun 26, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground Soldiers and civilians enhanced the installation's reputation as a center of excellence in technical as well as non-technical arenas during the annual Excellence in Federal Career awards presentations held in Baltimore in May.

  • KHPC, FBCH offer tips to avoid heat injuries

    Jun 26, 2014

    Community members learned about the dangers of high heat and overexertion and ways to prevent heat related injuries and illnesses, at the Kawamura Human Performance Center during a training class, June 18. Representatives from Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and physical fitness trainers from KHPC facilitated the event.

  • Command team breaks ground for resilience obstacle course

    Jun 26, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir's command team; members of Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation leadership; and construction contractor officials broke ground at Graves Fitness Center, Monday to mark the building of the Resilience Obstacle Course. The project, coordinated by USAG Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion to support Fort Belvoir and the U. S. Army resilience centered fitness and training program, will be completed by Northeast Construction, Inc. under the leadership of David Cheon, NCi president; Scott S. Lee, NCi vice president; and David Lussier, project manager.

  • Fort Belvoir Jewish Congregation honors 6 with 2nd Bar Mitzvah

    Jun 26, 2014

    It's a coveted rite of passage, signifying that one has lived a full life of 70 years from the time they first came of age in the Jewish faith. Nowhere was that more true than at the Fort Belvoir Chapel, June 23, as six distinguished senior citizens -- including four World War II veterans -- from the Fort Belvoir Jewish Congregation received their second Bar Mitzvah.

  • Potomac Nationals hosts appreciation night for military Families

    Jun 26, 2014

    Dexter Manley said it was the least we can collectively do to honor our servicemembers and their Families for their tremendous efforts on America's behalf. The former standout Washington Redskins defensive end and two-time Super Bowl champion echoed the thoughts of many of the estimated crowd of 4,500 on hand at Pfitzner Stadium as the Potomac Nationals hosted Military Appreciation Night, Sunday.

  • Long-time PAO, Soldier retires from service

    Jun 26, 2014

    Don Carr has been in Army public affairs for 42 years, 21 of them as an enlisted journalist and public affairs noncommissioned officer. He has served in just about every facet of Army Public Affairs, from unit-level to Headquarters Department of the Army. Carr is a former chief of Army newspapers and director at Army News and was editor of 11 Army, command information, papers and publications. After retiring from active duty, he returned to Army Public Affairs in civil service in 1993 and was editor of the Belvoir Eagle from March 1993 to 1995. He then became the command information chief at Belvoir's Public Affairs Office and was eventually named director of public affairs, Fort Belvoir, in February 2001.

  • Health, safety day offers fun, knowledge

    Jun 26, 2014

    Maj. Eric Hall figured there was no sense in waiting, so he and his wife packed the kids in the car for a Family outing at the "Health and Safety Day" at the Fort Belvoir Exchange, June 21.

  • OSACOM welcomes new commander

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Operational Support Airlift Command welcomed a new leader and bid adieu to its outgoing one during a change of command ceremony at the B.C. Walsh Hangar at Davison Army Airfield, June 19. Lt. Col. David R. Doran assumed command from Lt. Col. James D. Willson, taking charge of a critical command that operates 120 fixed-wing aircraft in all 54 states and territories in support of the Department of Defense.

  • Fort Belvoir welcomes new Garrison Commander

    Jun 26, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony, Wednesday outside the garrison headquarters building. Col. Michelle D. Mitchell assumed command from Col. Gregory D. Gadson.

  • Jazz Ambassadors Swing Despite Weather

    Jun 26, 2014

    An earlier tornado threat did not stop the U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors from giving an impressive performance of jazz standards, original compositions and patriotic songs.

  • Soldiers recharge at 'org' day

    Jun 26, 2014

    The 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery, the "Lethal Strike" Battalion Soldiers spent an 'O Day' relaxing with family and friends.

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