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  • 10 things to know around the DOD for 2015

    Jan 8, 2015

    1. Renovations of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) barracks (Building 247) begin this month with an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2016, according to the Department of Defense. Funding comes from a bid won by co-venturing San Diego companies Herman/JCG for a $23,562,676 contract - the largest-ever federal contract awarded with funds set aside specifically for a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

  • My transformation

    Jan 8, 2015

    A well-known Department of the Army civilian here, and friend of many, spoke at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration, Jan. 7. John Winkfield, director of the National Training Center Equal Employment Opportunity office, shared a personal story of transformation he attributed to several factors, including seeing Dr. King speak in the 1960's. At this month's ceremony, honoring King and his legacy, Winkfield spoke about his challenges as a young man feeling hate and wanting nothing to do with non-violence his father and grandfather advocated and King practiced during the Civil Rights movement.

  • ACAP receives a new name, logo, philosophy: Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program

    Jan 7, 2015

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Illinois -- (Jan. 7, 2015) Along with all the changes the Army is going through these days, the ACAP is also undergoing a rebranding to include: a name change, from Army Career and Alumni Program to Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program; a new Soldier for Life logo; and a new philosophy that is the driver for many other changes.

  • Fort Knox conducts community listening as Army plans for cutbacks

    Jan 7, 2015

    Representatives from local and Kentucky state governments as well as local community leaders, educators, and citizens, gathered before representatives of the Headquarters Department of the Army to layout their concerns for any further reductions and cutbacks at Fort Knox that might occur as the Army prepares to downsize. They also provided ideas, facts and possible plans for the Army to save money by utilizing more of the installation.

  • F-16 pilot earns Ranger tab, performs flyover at ceremony

    Jan 6, 2015

    When Maj. Stephen Kaminski received his commission from the South Carolina Air National Guard in 2002, he knew that he wanted to fly. However, a 2010 deployment to Iraq as an F-16 pilot got him thinking about something else: attending Ranger School.

  • Expert discusses importance of tactical combat casualty care

    Jan 6, 2015

    Future Army leaders were exposed to the importance of tactical combat casualty care, Dec. 17, during the latest edition of the Combat Leader Speaker Program.

  • Santas surprise, celebrate Christmas with local kids

    Jan 6, 2015

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Every year, as the holiday spirit creeps into the hearts and minds of the masses, people flock to their cars, malls and computers and begin the unofficial gift buying season. These exchanges are the physical manifestation of those warm and fuzzy feelings toward our family and friends. However, sometimes we overlook that and forget that some of our less fortunate neighbors are not able to play in those reindeer games.

  • Huntsville Center planners have full-spectrum worldwide focus

    Jan 5, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's newest planner brings an additional set of capabilities and a fresh perspective to the Planning and Programming team.

  • Cancer survivor hopes to make a difference

    Jan 5, 2015

    Saxton Crump was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at age 11. He was hospitalized and fought for a year before winning the battle against the third most common form of primary bone cancer that typically starts in the bones.

  • The Corps Environment - January 2015

    Dec 31, 2014

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

  • 'Take a STAND!' for safety: Never leave a fallen comrade

    Dec 31, 2014

    Safety is one of the four topics under the new "Take a STAND!" campaign.

  • Season's greetings come from Holiday Card Lane

    Dec 31, 2014

    Sir Henry Cole is often credited with starting the Christmas card tradition, in 19th century England, when he commissioned artist John Callcott Horsley to illustrate a card depicting a family raising a toast to the card's recipient.

  • Hale Kula students learn about a boyhood passion

    Dec 31, 2014

    When he was 6 or 7 years old, Ray L'Heureux would stand outside his home in Salem, Massachusetts, watching planes flying overhead, to and from Logan Airport.

  • SHARP is a crucial part of USARHAW's '4S' holiday campaign

    Dec 31, 2014

    While the holiday season is a time of joy and happiness for many, it can also be a time of stress and sorrow for some.

  • Garrison keeps pace with changes in 2014

    Dec 31, 2014

    2014 was a year of Enlisted Voluntary Early Separations for Soldiers, new Officer Evaluation Reports and an increased emphasis on SHARP, or Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (including its new telephone hotline).

  • A snowfall of family fun lands at AMR Winter Wonderland

    Dec 31, 2014

    Santa, snow and … the Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders?

  • Garrison community recognized for leadership, excellence

    Dec 31, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community and many of its programs and community members enjoyed an award-winning year in 2014.

  • Hale Kula gives back through community service

    Dec 31, 2014

    What is community service?

  • Garrison Meets Mission In Era Of Constrained Resources

    Dec 31, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Garrison in 2014 had a year of continued posturing for future growth.

  • Fort Lee hosting Community Listening Session Jan. 8

    Dec 30, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The public is invited to a Community Listening Session on Army 2020 End Strength Reductions at the Army Logistics University on Fort Lee, 6 p.m., Jan. 8, 2015.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID

    Dec 30, 2014

    Special Agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command want to remind Soldiers, civilians, and family members about how they can report a crime 24/7 to Army Criminal Investigation Command.

  • U.S. Army, Hawaii launches 'Don't be a BySTANDer -- Take a STAND!' campaign

    Dec 30, 2014

    The holiday season is a time for family, celebration and good cheer, but the holidays are often marked by an increase in the 4 S's: substance abuse, sexual assaults, suicide and safety violations.

  • Delegates gather for 2014 AFAP conference

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 2014 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference begins Monday, and delegates from all ranks of the Army -- active and reserve Soldiers and retirees, family members and surviving family members, Department of Army civilians and tenant organizations -- will be gathered, here, to brainstorm ways to improve quality of life at U.S. Army Garrison�Hawaii.

  • MCO addresses POV through claims

    Dec 30, 2014

    Was your vehicle shipped late, lost or damaged? If so, the Military Claim Office (MCO) can help.

  • MWR Kennels is a second home for military pets

    Dec 30, 2014

    When Cathy Barker's husband, an Army Soldier, was away on deployment last year, she wanted to take their two young sons on a trip to visit family on the mainland.

  • Disaster assistance for lava-flow victims considered

    Dec 30, 2014

    Federal civilian employees living on the Big Island of Hawaii and impacted by the current lava flow may be eligible for emergency financial assistance.

  • Triad finish line approaches

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final weeks.

  • Delegates present AFAP issues

    Dec 30, 2014

    A group of 12 Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates were gathered in one of the Nehelani conference rooms to discuss improvements to child care at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • Holiday training like '.08 for 808 State' come in handy

    Dec 30, 2014

    During this holiday season, no one should be a bystander, but instead all should "Take A Stand!" particularly against substance abuse.

  • Boy Scout Completes River Trail Parking Lot Upgrades

    Dec 30, 2014

    Sturbridge Boy Scout Chris Sutter has taken a major step towards earning the rank of Eagle Scout by completing his required service project -- making upgrades and repairs to the Quinebaug River water trail and Lake Siog Pass hiking trail head parking lot located at 20 Pond Bridge Road in Holland, Massachusetts.

  • New exhibit tells of Nisei valor in fight against Japan

    Dec 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, here, in Waikiki, has opened "America's Secret Weapon," a colorful new exhibit that tells the little-known story of the 6,000 Japanese Americans who served in the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in World War II.

  • Arbor Day

    Dec 30, 2014

    In celebration of Arbor Day, trees were planted at Helemano Military Reservation, Wheeler Army Airfield, Aliamanu Military Reservation and Fort Shafter.

  • Torii Station MPs Get Taste of Their Own Medicine

    Dec 30, 2014

    Military Policemen with the 247th Military Police Detachment got a taste of their own medicine Dec. 29-30 during Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Certification. The spray, known commonly as pepper spray, was applied liberally during the training regimen during which 14 new additions to the force here coughed, gagged and choked their way through.

  • Triad's end approaches

    Dec 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad challenge is now entering its final week.

  • Signal Soldiers Conduct Joint Training With ROK Army

    Dec 30, 2014

    Soldiers of the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade and Republic of Korea Army Soldiers of the 51st Signal Communication Battalion gathered to participate in joint signal communications training at Base 51, here on Dec. 16.

  • 'Take a STAND!' by adopting a Soldier during the holidays

    Dec 30, 2014

    The holidays are approaching us, and for some Soldiers this can be a lonely time.

  • Culinary Art: Dining facilities make Thanksgiving memorable

    Dec 30, 2014

    Spc. Avelino Arizapo is seated in the kitchen of the Bronco Cafe Dining Facilities Administrative Center, or commonly know as DFAC; carefully molding a piece of tallow into the shape of a miniature bucking Bronco.

  • Health challenge reaches finish line

    Dec 30, 2014

    Congratulations on making it through the Performanc Triad 26-week health challenge.

  • Legal helps troops, family members, retirees

    Dec 30, 2014

    Being in the Army or being a dependent of someone in the Army creates unique challenges.

  • Soldiers "High Five," give back to local community

    Dec 30, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- When living in another country, understanding differences in culture can be one of the biggest concerns people have. Getting along harmoniously with local nationals might seem intimidating and the language barrier makes it even more so. However, getting together with the community to lend a helping hand can help break the ice.

  • ADAM Cell shelter training

    Dec 28, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers assigned to the 210th Field Artillery "Thunder" Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, regularly train to fire long-range artillery at specified targets from long distances. Although this remains the Brigade's main focus, Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade's Air Defense and Airspace Management (ADAM) Cell, trained with another goal in mind: defend the Brigade against enemy attacks from the air. Soldiers within the ADAM Cell took the opportunity on December 11, during weekly Sergeant's Time Training to demonstrate their unique abilities as air defenders.

  • Thunder Santas give out presents to local children

    Dec 28, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Maj. James Brant, the Aviation Officer for 210th Field Artillery Brigade, and Warrant Officer 1 Gabrielle Prado, the Electronic Warfare Technician for 210th Field Artillery Brigade, become Santa Claus for one day and hand out toys and presents to local children at the Dongducheon Volunteer Center on Christmas Eve. The toys were donated by the Soldiers within the brigade and were given to local children.

  • Thunder Soldiers receive awards for their selfless service

    Dec 28, 2014

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, receive awards from Mayor Oh Se-chang of Dongducheon, for their volunteer services teaching students through the city's High Five program December 23, 2014 at the Dongducheon Yangju Office of Education, South Korea. Six Soldiers altogether received awards from the mayor.

  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Aircraft confined spaces pose unique safety challenges

    Dec 23, 2014

    Thirty-nine members of Team Ansbach participated in an aircraft confined-spaces training course, held Dec. 9-11, 2014, at the Urlas Fire Fighting Training Site, and inside Hangar 3 at Katterbach Airfield, in Ansbach, Germany.

  • Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance

    Dec 22, 2014

    The new Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment is a mobile phone-based application designed to help medical providers identify cases of traumatic brain injury in almost any setting, which may help clinicians diagnose a patient in as little as five minutes.

  • Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families

    Dec 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, as the commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, welcomed Army and Navy gold star families to the 115th Army-Navy football game, to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star.

  • Soldiers Escort Santa to Special Needs School

    Dec 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program received donations to purchase toys for 31 children whose reaction to Father Christmas ranged from delight to fright, but when the gifts came out, all were excited.

  • 'Season's Greetings' from the Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command

    Dec 22, 2014

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- In a Dec. 19 memorandum, Gen. Mark A. Milley, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, extended to the command's Soldiers, Army Civilian employees and Family members his personal wishes for a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

  • Fort Bragg wins combatives tournament with 5 individual champions

    Dec 22, 2014

    Colter Brown, an infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division, is accustomed to dealing with the rush of adrenaline. After winning the Heavyweight belt at the Fort Bragg All-Forces Combatives Tournament Saturday, he said the rush is not much different than that which one feels during a firefight downrange; something the combat veteran is also familiar with.

  • First Army Division West Soldiers help Gatesville food bank stay stocked

    Dec 22, 2014

    Three noncommissioned officers from the 2nd Battalion, 395th Field Artillery Regiment, with other 120th Infantry Brigade Soldiers, recently gave a helping hand to Gatesville Elementary School students to stock a local food bank.

  • Commanders' forum

    Dec 22, 2014

  • AMHS students learn computer programming during worldwide 'Hour of Code'

    Dec 22, 2014

    On Dec. 11 at Ansbach Middle High School, students and teachers participated in the second annual "Hour of Code," a global event that engages millions of people in learning basic computer programming.

  • Tobyhanna, West Point partner for Lean success

    Dec 22, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Each year, Tobyhanna Army Depot partners with the United States Military Academy - West Point (New York) Department of Systems Engineering to provide a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project for cadets to work on during their senior year.

  • AFSBn-NEA issues medical equipment in support of Exercise Keen Sword 15

    Dec 22, 2014

  • Camp Zama AWC hosts grand opening ceremony

    Dec 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 23, 2014) -- The grand opening ceremony for the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center was held Dec. 19 in front of the new center.

  • German officials bring Christmas cheer to Marines in CMA

    Dec 19, 2014

    U.S. Marines at Baumholder's Controlled Monitoring Area who will be spending Christmas away from their home and families were treated to some local German hospitality Dec. 17 when Guenther Jung, Baumholder city mayor, and Christian Flohr and Michael Roehrig, the city deputy mayors, presented them with boxes of home made Christmas cookies and tangerines.

  • Baumholder brings Christmas cheer to Marines in CMA

    Dec 19, 2014

    What began as a simple request to provide Christmas stockings to the military members in Baumholder's Controlled Monitoring Area turned into a community project that brought on- and off-post organizations together for a common cause.

  • 2nd BCT chaplain assistant thrives in 'humble profession'

    Dec 19, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Clark could have stayed in his six-figure job, contracting for the Department of Defense as a community-based recruiter. Instead, Clark answered the nation's call to service at age 32. Despite already having a degree in agribusiness, Clark enlisted as a chaplain assistant.

  • Utility meters: expensive to procure, but costly to forego

    Dec 19, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach has installed and monitors 695 water, gas, and electric meters in office buildings, aircraft hangars, family quarters and single-Soldier barracks. USAG Ansbach's Directorate of Public Works also receives data from almost 400 more meters that are owned by utility providers. Plans are in the works to install even more meters in Ansbach.

  • Fort Gordon ceremony honors fallen heroes

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Fort Gordon Survivor Outreach Services invited the surrounding communities to join with them in remembering and offering fellowship with military family survivors during their annual Holiday Remembrance Ceremony held Dec. 9 at Freedom Park.

  • Super Guppy lands, refuels at post airfield

    Dec 19, 2014

    The Super Guppy landed at Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Dec. 11, to refuel on a cross-country mission.

  • One bad decision, lifetime of regret

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT GORDON, Ga. (Dec. 19, 2014) -- One poor decision, one life lost, and numerous others changed forever. Edward and Nancy Kensinger's daughter, Alaina, 28, was pronounced dead at 9:11 a.m. As painful as the news was, almost as painful was Edward's wife's reaction. It was a scream Edward will likely never forget.

  • Hour of Code

    Dec 19, 2014

    For Jackson Elementary School teacher Thomasa Ross, teaching her fourth graders about math doesn't end with solving equations. She wants to help them understand just how applicable and essential basic mathematics is to their everyday lives. So when Ross discovered the Hour of Code project, she knew she wanted her students to participate. Hour of Code is a program put on by code.org, a site dedicated to the idea that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn coding, to try to encourage students to complete one hour of computer science. It used self-guided tutorials to lead students through a game to teach them basic coding concepts.

  • 101st CAB makes wish come true

    Dec 19, 2014

    In many ways, Jack Zimmerman of Hendersonville, Tenn., is like any other boy of 18. As a freshman at the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys his studies and hopes they carry him to a future in aerospace engineering, his decided major. There are things, however, that set him apart. Like his older brother, Kurt, Jack has cystic fibrosis -- a serious genetic disorder that primarily affects and causes damages to the lungs and digestive system. Working with other Make-A-Wish chapters around the country, the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation worked long and hard to assemble a road trip adventure similar to those had by contestants on Jack's favorite television program.

  • Soldiers gain cultural awareness

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery attended a historical tour and conducted cultural heritage training with descendants of Quanah Parker.

  • 3-2nd ADA Soldiers hold annual food drive

    Dec 19, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Giving back to the Lawton-Fort Sill community is something the Soldiers of 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade are glad to do, and being able to support the community that supports them is a top priority of the brigade command team.

  • Victory Block Leave to begin today

    Dec 18, 2014

    Approximately 8,000 Soldiers will begin to leave Fort Jackson today for the post's annual Victory Block Leave during the holiday season.

  • Vicenza preps for Net Zero move

    Dec 18, 2014

    Sustainability and energy self-sufficiency continue to move forward with the Net Zero Energy Installation plan at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza. The most recent event to take place was the NZEI workgroup visioning session Dec. 3 at Caserma Ederle.

  • Hunting the good stuff -- MRT class rallies around local family in need

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers and civilians enrolled at the Master Resilience Training School on Fort Jackson are helping to make a local family's Christmas a happy one.

  • EFMP enrollment forms now online

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers with family members who have exceptional needs can now renew their family members' medical information online using the new Exceptional Family Member Program website.

  • Immigration help available for spouses

    Dec 18, 2014

    Fort Jackson is making it a little easier for military spouses to gain their U.S. citizenship. On Fridays, foreign-born spouses can process the biometrics portion of the application on post.

  • Soldiers help 100 Columbia students

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers with the 369th Adjutant General Battalion adopt 100 local students this holiday season.

  • Slideshow: Wreaths Across America

    Dec 18, 2014

    More than 3,000 wreaths are placed during the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

  • Corps of Engineers strengthens SHARP stance in Europe

    Dec 18, 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District has placed renewed emphasis on its Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention program in an effort to promote awareness and simplify reporting procedures for personnel at its headquarters, area and resident offices across the Continent.

  • Garrison welcomes new command sergeant major

    Dec 18, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Leonard Wood has a new top senior enlisted advisor.

  • Wreaths Across America pays respect to the fallen

    Dec 18, 2014

    More than 400 evergreen wreaths were laid on the graves at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Fort Leonard Wood Saturday during the Wreaths Across America ceremony.

  • Army National Guard celebrates 378 years

    Dec 18, 2014

    "I am the Guard. For three centuries the custodian of security and honor, now and forever... I am the Guard."

  • National Guard celebrates 378 years

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill celebrated the National Guard's birthday with a ceremony inside Snow Hall Dec. 12.

  • Give the Best Present of the Holiday Season: A Blood Donation

    Dec 18, 2014

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. People's concern for their fellow man is more evident than any other. The Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center staff hopes that attitude toward giving doesn't stop with presents.

  • The beat goes on as Holtan takes command of TUSAB

    Dec 18, 2014

    The men and women of "Pershing's Own" have a new commander as of Dec. 12.

  • Barracks and other facility renovations slated for 2015

    Dec 18, 2014

    Two command sergeants major held a town hall meeting with Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall-based Soldiers Dec. 15 in the Community Center ballroom to discuss living conditions and renovation plans for the barracks on the Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH.

  • Battery earns 75th FA Brigade annual, unit awards

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Staff Sgt. Samuel Layne and Spc. Courtney Hess, B Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, recently won the 75th Field Artillery Brigade Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year awards.

  • Sill basketball team wins weekend tournament

    Dec 18, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill's basketball team defended their home court Dec. 13-14 at Rinehart Fitness Center against McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., and Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.

  • Honoring fallen veteran's service: Ceremony creates Clark Run/Dive Fire Lane

    Dec 18, 2014

    The memory and legacy of a veteran who lost his life four years ago still lives on at Fort Rucker as Soldiers and family members gathered to remember the fallen veteran and dedicate a portion of a range in his honor.

  • Volunteers adorn 230,000 gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery during Wreaths Across America eve

    Dec 18, 2014

    The headstones of 230,000 veterans buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, were adorned with wreaths Dec. 13, 2014, as 50,000 volunteers participated in the annual Wreaths Across America event.

  • Officials urge winter pet safety

    Dec 18, 2014

    Most wild animals are built for the outdoors and the hardships that come with living in the wild, but four-legged family members aren't as equipped to deal with the hazards Mother Nature has to offer.

  • Breakfast with Santa: Unforgettable time for parents, children

    Dec 18, 2014

    Before Santa fills his sleigh and checks his list twice, children on Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities had one more chance to tell the man in red what they want this holiday season.

  • 214th FiB sweeps quarterly awards

    Dec 18, 2014

    An automated logistical specialist and a support platoon sergeant were honored as the Fort Sill Soldier, and Noncommissioned Officer of the Fourth Quarter respectively.

  • Toy Ruck March

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers deliver toys for children

  • Fort Sill centralizes SHARP support at new center

    Dec 18, 2014

    To better meet the needs of the Fort Sill community, the SHARP Resource Center offers a centralized location for sexual harassment/assault response and prevention.

  • New field artillery officers perform combined arms, joint operations exercise

    Dec 18, 2014

    Soldiers in Field Artillery Basic Officer Leader Course -- Branch (BOLC-B) Class No. 7-14 completed their studies with a Red Leg War that was unique because the students worked as joint fires observers (JFO) with Marine Corps joint terminal attack controllers (JTAC) and live aircraft.

  • Garrison Mentorship Program moves forward

    Dec 18, 2014

    A Garrison Mentorship Program was developed to help "build the bench" and allow Garrison employees to improve their leadership skills, gain a clear picture on how the WSMR Garrison is run and how decisions are made, all while working one on one with a high-level mentor.

  • Wounded warrior visualizes PTSD, brain trauma through sculpture

    Dec 18, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Meadows suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2012 while deployed to Afghanistan when the vehicle he was riding in drove over an improvised explosive device. Currently stationed at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Meadows uses ceramic sculpting to "put his thoughts out that he can't verbalize for many reasons," according to his wife, Melissa.

  • Fort Sill celebrates 'most wonderful time of the year'

    Dec 18, 2014

  • 3-13th FA Soldiers, families celebrate holidays

    Dec 18, 2014

    3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery held a holiday party Dec. 11, 2014, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Ansbach garrison holds load securement training

    Dec 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Safety Office recently sponsored a load securement training class.

  • F2F brings Italian, American female military together

    Dec 17, 2014

    The second annual Home for the Holidays multicultural event dedicated to Italian and American female military was held at the Golden Lion conference center on Caserma Ederle, Dec. 4.

  • USAG Ansbach, city of Ansbach host USAREUR holiday combo for holiday concert

    Dec 17, 2014

    The holiday combo of the U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus held a concert in downtown Ansbach Dec. 10, 2014, at the Onoldiasaal.

  • Military spouse gives roller derby a whirl

    Dec 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every Friday night an APG military spouse dons protective gear and roller skates to transform into her roller derby alter ego, "Baconator."

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