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  • Sill Soldier awarded Army Instructor Badge

    Aug 7, 2014

    Fort Sill's Sgt. 1st Class Adrian Villareal, Senior Leaders Course (SLC) instructor, was one of seven Soldiers who became the first to receive the Army Instructor Badge during a recognition ceremony July 17 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Fort Drum agencies embrace Ready and Resilient Campaign

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As the Army decreases in size and Soldiers and Families can expect longer dwell times, much of the service's operations will take place on American soil. In order to accommodate the Total Army Family that has experienced frequent deployments and a high operations tempo for the last 13 years, leaders realize the need to help ensure the battle-ready community can remain ready and resilient for potential future conflict.

  • 'One is Too Many'

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When it comes to the insider threat of suicide, an abundance of Army resources and programs on and off post make it nearly impossible to miss help for one's personal issues; yet some Soldiers still see no way out.

  • Counselors named best in FCoE

    Aug 7, 2014

    Five noncommissioned officers competed in the Fires Center of Excellence (FCoE) Career Counselor of the Year competition Jul. 16-17 here.

  • 'Soldier for Life' -- Army looks to expunge 'ACAP mindset'

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If you haven't heard, the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, has been renamed "Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program" to help shift Soldier mindsets about transition services away from something required at the expiration of their term of service to a tool critical in their life's journey.

  • Soldiers, trainers use CSF2 skills to reinforce tough combatives training

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Soldiers are required to engage the enemy in hand-to-hand combat, their mental strength is often just as important as their physical strength.

  • Young Soldiers visit aged vets at center

    Aug 7, 2014

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 168th Brigade Support Battalion Soldiers took time from a busy training schedule to visit retired veterans Aug. 1 at the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center.

  • SHARP Resource Center provides safe haven for victims

    Aug 7, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There's a saying that the Army is only as strong as its people. Taking care of Army personnel means providing for their needs -- physically, mentally and emotionally. In the event that any individuals become a victim of sexual harassment or assault, it is important that they receive assistance in a timely manner and within a safe and private setting.

  • Motorcycle Mentors Ensure Safety for Riders

    Aug 7, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a Motorcycle Safety Ride Aug. 1. The ride started at the Motorcycle Training Range for inspections and riding drills before heading to Victorville, Calif. This allowed mentors to assess each motorcycle for street legality, its mechanical integrity, and the competency of the riders.

  • Soldiers, families accompany children on first day of school at Fort Irwin

    Aug 7, 2014

    Setting the tone for the school year Soldiers, families accompany children on first day of school at Fort Irwin On a cool, summer morning children and parents traveled the sidewalks and drove the streets of Fort Irwin as they headed back to school, Aug. 7. Just a few days before training for a new rotation begins, Soldiers and spouses accompanied their young students to Lewis Elementary School, Fort Irwin Middle School, and Tiefort View Intermediate School; high school students were transported by bus to Silver Valley High in Yermo, Calif.

  • Battles are won by logistics, so are arsenal production schedules

    Aug 6, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The importance of those who perform logistics cannot be overstated. From the days of Alexander the Great to General Patton's Red Ball Express to the motor pool operation at Watervliet, logisticians' place in the annuals of history books is well documented.

  • 402nd AFSB receives new leadership in Kuwait

    Aug 6, 2014

  • Army Field Support Battalion -- Southwest Asia inactivates

    Aug 6, 2014

  • 403rd AFSB honors deputy to the commander at retirement ceremony

    Aug 6, 2014

  • August 2014 DASAF

    Aug 6, 2014

    Safety: At the Core of Army values

  • Connecticut Guard bridge company trains at West Thompson Lake

    Aug 5, 2014

    The 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company of the Connecticut Army National Guard arrived at West Thompson Lake, Connecticut, June 15, 2014, to begin three days of their annual training.

  • Army Reserve units from across Southeast ready to train

    Aug 5, 2014

    The 642nd Regional Support Group will lead a two-week annual training event at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and Fort Stewart, Georgia, drawing almost 700 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • Army researchers talk Future Force logistics with CASCOM staff

    Aug 5, 2014

    Army researchers give Soldiers at the Combined Arms Support Command an inside look at Future Force 2025 logistics technologies.

  • Lean Six Sigma aims to improve efficiency

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (August 6, 2014) -- Twelve employees from across the Directorate of Training and Development have embarked on a mission to earn their green belts, not in a form of martial arts but rather the Lean Six Sigma process.

  • Drill sergeants help civilians become Soldiers during red, white, blue phases of training

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (August 6, 2014) -- Army basic combat training is a nine-week program that takes individual civilians and turns them into a team of one - Soldiers. Basic training comprises three phases: red, white and blue.

  • 98th Training Division thrives on citizen Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- Brig. Gen. Michaelene "Mikey" Kloster, commander of the 98th Training Division, said she believes effective Army training relies on an abundance of dedicated drill sergeants.

  • Soldiers, Families attend resilience training

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- Fort Benning Soldiers, spouses and Army civilians began the first 10-day Master Resilience Trainer course July 28.

  • Fort Benning Soldiers featured in new documentary

    Aug 5, 2014

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2014) -- A handful of Fort Benning Soldiers can be seen on the big screen locally with the release of the documentary Korengal.

  • Fort Benning welcomes new Chief of Infantry

    Aug 5, 2014

    Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence formally welcomed the 55th Infantry School commandant and Chief of Infantry Brig. Gen. James Rainey during an Aug. 1 ceremony at Derby Auditorium.

  • CIA interviews open to military, veterans

    Aug 5, 2014

    Passionate about continuing an exciting, rewarding and impactful career? Do you have a four-year degree or, are you less than a year from completion?

  • Back to School Bash

    Aug 5, 2014

    Preschool and PreK students from the 1st Division Child Development Center spent a day outside the classroom for fun, food and games.

  • Governors proclaim Aug. 10 as Merrill's Marauders Day

    Aug 5, 2014

    Governors from throughout the United States are honoring World War II Merrill's Marauders on the 70th anniversary of their unit disbanding by proclaiming Aug. 10 as National World War II Merrill's Marauder Day.

  • Camp Zama hosts annual Bon Odori festival

    Aug 5, 2014

    Nearly 28,000 Japanese and American community members from the local area attended Camp Zama's (Japan) 55th annual Bon Odori festival, Aug. 2, 2014, here.

  • Army civilian develops interview method to help unlock memories, reduce revictimization

    Aug 4, 2014

    A revolutionary approach to interviewing sexual assault victims, created by a Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, researcher, is obtaining more information about crimes -- potentially leading to more offender prosecutions.

  • Falcon leaders host town hall meetings

    Aug 4, 2014

    The command team from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade hosted a series of town hall meetings which engaged all subordinate units in the brigade July 25-29 on Hunter Army Airfield. A total of six town hall meetings were conducted during the five-day period which gave Soldiers from each battalion in the brigade a chance to speak freely about any problems they were having in an open forum. The meetings were two hours in length, which gave the Falcon Brigade Soldiers a 12 hour window to voice their concerns.

  • Indoor pool one of Baumholder's best kept secrets

    Aug 4, 2014

    Neatly tucked away amid the greenery of the Baumholder golf course, sits the only Army Aquatics facility in all of Germany or as Aquatics Manager Kimberly Bailes calls it, one of Baumholder's "best kept secrets."

  • Col. Christopher Barron assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

    Aug 4, 2014

    In a Change of Command ceremony at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron on July 31, 2014. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division.

  • Hopkinton-Everett Lake, Community Organizations establish public garden to support local food pantry

    Aug 4, 2014

    Something beautiful is happening at Hopkinton-Everett Lake. Amidst the lush greenery and beautiful postcard perfect scenes, a community garden is growing; a garden blooming with delicious, seasonal vegetables lovingly tended by the Henniker and Hopkinton Lions Clubs of New Hampshire. The true beauty of this community garden isn't the array of colors of the vegetables that are springing forth from the soil, but the fact that the garden provides food for many local disadvantaged people.

  • 'History Girls' propose Native American Site recognition of Passanageset Knoll

    Aug 4, 2014

    The Broad Meadows Marsh in Quincy, Massachusetts is another recent success in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' aquatic habitat restoration. Wendy Gendron, NAE Planning Study Manager, has been coordinating with the adjacent middle school to foster educational opportunities.

  • 'See something, say something': Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 4, 2014

    Senior Army Leaders have proclaimed August Antiterrorism Awareness Month. With the slogan "see something, say something," its intent is to increase understanding and vigilance throughout the community while emphasizing the importance of suspicious activity reporting.

  • Fort Campbell's Elite: Fort Campbell athletes prepare to go All-Army

    Aug 4, 2014

    Across the country, the Army's best athletes are preparing themselves for their respective trial camps, hoping to secure spots on the rosters of this year's Morale, Welfare and Recreation All Army Sports teams and compete in the Armed Forces tournaments. Among the camps scheduled to begin next month are men's rugby and women's softball -- and once again, two of Fort Campbell's finest will be in attendance.

  • National Night Out offers fun, resources to post residents

    Aug 4, 2014

    Campbell Crossing is encouraging on-post residents to hit the streets and come out to the annual National Night Out celebration at the Village Commons at Hammond Heights. The nationwide event will be held on post from 4 until 7 p.m., Aug. 5, and focuses on promoting crime prevention programs as well as strengthening partnerships between police organizations and the local community. As such, representatives from the Fort Campbell Police Department, as well as other local law enforcement agencies from outside the installation, will be on hand to do demonstrations and provide valuable services in one central location.

  • Back-to-School Brigade: Operation Homefront volunteers fill backpacks

    Aug 4, 2014

    Description: Pencils and papers. Markers and glue. The time has come to go back to school. The Tennessee and Kentucky chapter of Operation Homefront is trying to make the new school year easier on some military Families at Fort Campbell. Today, the nonprofit organization is giving away 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to pre-registered active duty Families staff sergeant and below at their headquarters inside Gate 7 during the Back-to-School Brigade program.

  • Bluffton JROTC students visit Fort Stewart, meet Gold Star family

    Aug 4, 2014

    Students in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Bluffton High School in Bluffton, South Carolina, visited Fort Stewart, July 29, to get a glimpse at soldier life, and encountered a Gold Star Family of a soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Three things to know during Anti-terrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 1, 2014

    Each year, the Army sets aside August to raise awareness of its ongoing efforts to protect Soldiers and their families, Department of the Army civilians and contractors from terrorist threats.

  • Energy contract sets Fort Buchanan on path to Army's Net Zero goal

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Army Corps of Engineers' first and only Energy Savings Performance Contract to include wind power generation is nearly complete at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

  • Summer Camps provide fun, instruction for kids

    Aug 1, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- In an effort to provide Camp Humphreys' youth with activities that will get them outdoors, running around and honing their athletic skills, CYSS Youth Sports has been providing different weekly sports clinics for children of all ages. A baseball/softball camp, from July 14-18, started the season and was followed by volleyball, flag football, basketball and concludes with soccer. Raina Goodlow, the Humphreys Youth Sports director, said the clinics have garnered a lot of positive responses in the last couple of years, so they decided to keep the program running. Even though each clinic is only five days, those are days the children are not spending playing video games. The emphasis during the clinics is fitness and fun. Anyone who would like to help out with future clinics or volunteer with Youth Sports, should contact Goodlow at 753-5612. -- U.S. Army photos by Daiquan Wilson

  • Local club owners receive alcohol service training

    Aug 1, 2014

    As part of the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys' ongoing Good Neighbor Program and substance abuse prevention initiatives, garrison leadership invited off-post business owners and service personnel to take part in a two hour ServeSafe� Alcohol Training Program, in Alaska Mining Company, July 14. The training was specifically designed to help foster a safe off-post entertainment environment to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the Soldiers and civilians stationed here.

  • Fifth Korean-American Joint Summer School concludes

    Aug 1, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The fifth iteration of the Korean-American Children Joint Summer School, a free program for elementary school age children living here and at Osan Air Base -- along with about 100 Pyeongtaek-area children -- was held July 22-25, at the Paengseong International Community Center. The program is hosted by Pyeongtaek City and Gyeonggi Province and organized by the Pyeongtaek Cultural Center. Participants spent four days together, exploring both Korean and American culture. The students participated in various activities during the first three days, including traditional cultural experience classes (Korean paper-making, wood craft, natural dyeing and beads craft, pop dance class, cooking class and fan drawing/design). On the final day, after spending most of it on Camp Humphreys visiting M.P. Hill Fitness Center and eating lunch at Talon Café, the children went back to the community center for a buffet dinner party and to present some of what they learned to their parents before the graduation ceremony. -- U.S. Army photos by William Kim, Helena Kim, Kate Ko and Min Kwon

  • Civilian Wellness Program aims to boost morale, promote healthy lifestyles

    Aug 1, 2014

    The Civilian Wellness program provides federal civilian employees with an incentive to participate in physical activity during work hours.

  • Commissary brief reveals nutritious options

    Aug 1, 2014

    In an effort to improve the overall health of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall community, a walkthrough of the commissary July 21 offered consumers a detailed layout of each food section and its nutritional significance.

  • When the walls come tumblin' down

    Aug 1, 2014

    Demolition of Building 406 on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is under way and on schedule, according to officials.

  • Volunteers, vets help keep ANC beautiful

    Aug 1, 2014

    More than 400 volunteers gathered in the morning sun at Arlington National Cemetery July 28 for a day of service by professionals from across the landscape and lawn care industry to give back to their nation.

  • New Recruits and the Chaplain Corps' Dedication to Soldier Wellness

    Aug 1, 2014

    Soldier difficulties and the Chaplain Corps' dedication to holistic Soldier wellness.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day Ready To Return

    Aug 1, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The news is out. The 43rd annual Redstone Arsenal Retiree Appreciation Day is set Sept. 18-20.

  • Fort Irwin celebrates Army JAG Corps 239th birthday

    Aug 1, 2014

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin recognized the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps 239th birthday with a celebration here, July 29.

  • Standing down with helping hand for Monterey County homeless veterans

    Aug 1, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., -- The Monterey County Veterans Stand-Down event runs through Aug. 3. Organizers set up a temporary village to process homeless veterans into the Veterans Affairs system as well as provide other needed assistance.

  • American hunters recognized through German time-honored tradition

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fifteen Americans received their hunting certificates, or Jägerbriefe, and were inducted into the Jaegerschaft Wiesbaden at a ceremony held at the historic Jagdschloss Platte, in Wiesbaden, Germany, July 25, 2014.

  • Chemical demilitarization program nearing the end for Huntsville Center

    Jul 31, 2014

    Designated as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Life Cycle Project Manager for Chemical Demilitarization, the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's chemical demilitarization program is now nearing the end. The center has had a role in the design and/or construction of all nine of the Army's chemical agent destruction facilities.

  • Paratroopers use sports to build bonds in Latvia

    Jul 31, 2014

    Two-day sports competition improves interoperability between 1-91st Soldiers, Latvian National Guard

  • Cultivating community -- Jackson Jubilee, National Night Out scheduled

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson community members and their families can learn about the post and the area with the help of the Jackson Jubilee community information event.

  • Career fair set for Tuesday

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Jackson will host a military community career fair from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 5, 2014, at the Solomon Center.

  • Slideshow: Car show attracts enthusiasts

    Jul 31, 2014

    More than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles were on display Saturday at Patriots Park as part of the post's annual auto craft car and bike show

  • USC team visits Fort Jackson

    Jul 31, 2014

    The University of South Carolina men's basketball team visited Fort Jackson July 28, 2014, for a meet-and-greet with Fort Jackson children.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade unveils MQ-1C Gray Eagle unit

    Jul 31, 2014

    FORT DRUM, NY -- The 10th Combat Aviation Brigade uncased its D Company, 10th Aviation Regiment guidon, marking the official activation of its MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system company during a ceremony July 23 on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield.

  • Army values motivate girl from Baghdad to Soldier

    Jul 31, 2014

    A camouflage pencil and American Soldiers displaying Army Values led an Iraqi girl down the path to joining the U.S. Army.

  • Reserve Marines on post for CBRN MOS training

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reserve Marines from Kansas spent two weeks on Fort Leonard Wood focusing on their Military Occupation Specialty -- Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear defense.

  • Mamie Eisenhower letter donated to Fort Meade Museum

    Jul 31, 2014

    A letter from former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower was donated to the Fort Meade Museum, in Maryland, July 25, 2014.

  • Fort Leonard Wood recognizes excellence

    Jul 31, 2014

    The following individuals received awards presented by Maj. Gen. Leslie Smith, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Terrence Murphy, MSCoE and Fort Leonard Wood command sergeant major, for going above and beyond during the 3rd Quarter Appreciation of Excellence Award Ceremony held July 23 in Baker Theater.

  • Army brat makes move to Army cadet

    Jul 31, 2014

    Born to Army Sgt. 1st Class Shane Wolfe and Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Michell Mashburn, Kimberly Wolfe has embraced the military lifestyle since before she could walk. Now as a 2014 graduate of Waynesville High School, Wolfe will be following in her parent's footsteps, but will leave her own unique mark on her Family's history.

  • Outreach, training event offers internships, career opportunities

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers who are ill or have been wounded or injured in combat or training; but are not in the Wounded Warrior program, may participate in the upcoming Operation War Fighter (OWF) and Education and Employment Initiative (E2I) Outreach and Training Event.

  • Fires Center of Excellence honors new Field Artillery commandant

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill honored its new and 51st Field Artillery School commandant and chief of FA with a 9 a.m. reveille ceremony July 23, in front of McNair Hall.

  • Fort Carson MPs garner national traffic award

    Jul 31, 2014

    A Fort Carson military police company received national recognition for its work in traffic enforcement.

  • Fort Sill thefts increasing

    Jul 31, 2014

    A recent rise in thefts from vehicles, and attempted garage break-ins at Buffalo Soldiers Acres Neighborhood here has the head of Fort Sill law enforcement advising residents to take basic precautions from becoming victims.

  • Fort Sill spouse serves 'free' baked goods

    Jul 31, 2014

    Jennifer Parker is fighting the injustices of gluten intolerance one baked good at a time. A nine-year military spouse, Parker opened the Bakery Emporium, a gluten-free bakery in Lawton, Okla., to give everyone the opportunity to eat without discomfort.

  • Flu vaccines coming to Reynolds in September

    Jul 31, 2014

    Reynolds Army Community Hospital (RACH) will kick off its annual Army Flu Campaign beginning in September.

  • 168th loses Soldier, remembers her spirit

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers, family and friends from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion gathered for a memorial service July 24 at Frontier Chapel to honor the memory of Staff Sgt. Laquita Robinson, who died July 16.

  • Fort Sill lifeguard saves teenager from lake

    Jul 31, 2014

    Soldiers are trained to protect on land, but Staff Sgt. Ronnie Moore, Fires Center of Excellence, saved a life in water July 26, 2014, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • Croonin' captain

    Jul 31, 2014

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inducts 6 local Soldiers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many people affiliated with the Army know about the heroic tales of Audie Murphy, but for some, stories of the former Soldier's heroism are a way of life.

  • Soldiers set to entertain Wiregrass

    Jul 31, 2014

    It's not often that people of the Wiregrass are treated to a free, high-energy, Broadway-style form of entertainment, but the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show is providing just that, along with a positive message.

  • Pharmacy opens to rave reviews

    Jul 31, 2014

    The Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy had its grand opening ceremony July 28, and even though patients had been using the new facility for a week beforehand, many were in attendance to celebrate with LAHC staff and Soldiers.

  • Day in the Life: ACS employee a man of many hats

    Jul 31, 2014

    Many on Fort Rucker might have seen or even visited the installation's Army Community Service employment readiness program manager, but what many might not know is that he's a man who wears many hats.

  • CAC CSM visits Fort Rucker

    Jul 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combined Arms Center command sergeant major visited Fort Rucker July 23 to inform Aviation Soldiers about the future of the NCO corps and spoke to more than 100 Soldiers, including students at Yano Hall and sergeants to command sergeants major at the NCO Academy.

  • Combat Lifesaver Course trains Soldiers to save lives on, off battlefield

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In the event of an emergency, Army combat medics play a critical role by applying first aid and trauma care to wounded Soldiers, but in some situations the first person to assist isn't always a certified medic.

  • Saluting service: 9 retirees honored at ceremony

    Jul 31, 2014

    A retirement ceremony was held July 25 at the Army Aviation Museum that honored nine retirees.

  • Online tool provides 'voice' for installation customers

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - When it comes to providing feedback on services provided by various organizations throughout the Department of Defense, the Interactive Customer Evaluation, or ICE, system allows customers to voice their feedback.

  • Families earn free admission to Blue Star Museums

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Families have until Sept. 1 to explore more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums for free this year. The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, Department of Defense and participating museums.

  • Unexploded ordnance: Don't touch it, report it

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 20th CBRNE Command's senior enlisted leader has seen it all: an unpinned hand grenade in a garage, practice bombs in a basement and an armed landmine on a mantle.

  • Fort Irwin education fair brings colleges to community

    Jul 31, 2014

    Fort Irwin hosted an education fair, where approximately 20 colleges, government and service organizations assembled here, July 24. Soldiers and family members had the chance to speak with representatives of schools that offer many academic programs online. Fabiola Hurtado de Mendoza, education coordinator with American Military University, spoke with Soldiers visiting the fair and said the university has approximately 300 students from this installation. She visits Fort Irwin once a month to be available for the school's students. The institute enrolls family members and civilians, accepts Army tuition assistance (TA), and offers more than 100 degrees -- all online.

  • 11th ACR, Fort Irwin Celebrates Diversity

    Jul 31, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment hosted a Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Heritage Observance on behalf of Fort Irwin at the Sandy Basin Community Center, July 30.

  • 'Right' defense contracts needed to support critical skill retention at Watervliet

    Jul 30, 2014

    In an era of declining defense budgets, the Watervliet Arsenal, New York, needs contracts to produce more than just revenue. It needs the "right kind" of contracts to retain a critical skill base that is required to support large caliber manufacturing for the Defense Department and to allied militaries.

  • New Parent Support Group stresses health benefits of breast-feeding

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - An age-old feeding practice is raising eyebrows and drawing curious stares in some military communities. And while such sights initially seem out of the ordinary to unsuspecting bystanders, participants say, don't be alarmed, it's natural and great for babies.

  • Youth Sports helps quarterbacks, receivers prepare for season at Football Camp

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Young Joe Montanas and Jerry Rices threw bullets, zig-zagged out of the pocket and snagged pass after pass during Child, Youth and School Services' Football Camp July 22-24. "This camp is aimed at helping the kids get prepared for Youth Services and high school football to give them confidence, and it's an opportunity for volunteer coaches to get assimilated with the players," said John English, assistant director for Youth Services Sports.

  • Lazy Dragons paddle for fun, fitness, camaraderie

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Poised with paddles submerged below the surface, arms stretched straight forward and heads down, row upon row of paddlers wait for the start. As soon as the official yells "Go," they pull their paddles backward, first slowly, then frantically plunging them into the churning water as one body. Five boats surge forward, but only one counts in English: the Lazy Dragons. But they don't live up to their name.

  • Library treats youths to stories, field trips, more in summer reading program

    Jul 30, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "Did you forget how to read this summer?" Participants in Wiesbaden Library's "Paws to Read" summer reading program were happy to answer a resounding "No" to Library Director Ann Burski's question July 17. The young readers, in grades first through sixth, were at the library to enjoy a host of activities ranging from arts and crafts to stories and field trips.

  • Italy-based Charlie Detachment, 106th FMSU, connects online for first ever Europe-wide exercise

    Jul 30, 2014

    Soldiers from Charlie Detachment, 106th Financial Management Support Unit, assembled at the Mission Training Center on Caserma Ederle July 17 for a first ever, Europe-wide simulation training of its kind. The 20 or so financial management Soldiers manned work stations to conduct convoy operations training in coordination with their sister finance detachments and headquarters, located throughout Germany. "I want to say it was not only never done by finance, I believe no unit has never utilized the JMTC centers as a combined effort before," said Capt. Andres Leon, detachment commander.

  • Annual Community Showcase moves to Urlas

    Jul 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosts a community showcase every year towards the end of August, right on time when PCS season is about over and school starts again. The event gives newly arrived and current community members an opportunity to find out about the plethora of services available to them, register with different organizations and find out about updates for existing services, clubs and organizations from the Ansbach community.

  • Army shooters win prestigious Presidents Trophies

    Jul 30, 2014

    Sgt. Augustus Dunfey, with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, outscored 1,100 other competitive service rifle shooters to claim the President's Rifle Trophy at the National Trophy Matches, at Camp Perry, Ohio, July 22, 2014.

  • Family Life Chaplains, Part I: The creation of the Family Life program

    Jul 30, 2014

    Exploring the history and impact of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps' Family Life program within our Army over a two part series.

  • Transition program changes name, continues mission

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) has undergone a slight transition of its own, so to speak.

  • National Guard offers at-risk teens 2nd chance to achieve

    Jul 30, 2014

    The mission of the Hawaii National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy is simple, yet deeply profound.

  • ACS celebrates turning 49

    Jul 30, 2014

    Dating back to the Revolutionary War, Army spouses assisting other Army families has been a long-standing tradition.

  • Army investigators warn public about romance scams

    Jul 30, 2014

    Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, are once again warning internet users worldwide about cyber criminals involved in an online crime that CID has dubbed "the Romance Scam."

  • Week 7 of 'Triad' updates goals

    Jul 30, 2014

    The Performance Triad challenges you to enhance your health with sleep, activity and nutrition.

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