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  • Preparation is critical for tornado season

    Mar 7, 2014

    The tornado season runs from late March to May and members of the Fort Belvoir community should develop an emergency plan with Family members, just in case. They should also have an emergency kit, according to Paul Alquisa, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security contingency planner.

  • USO showers expecting moms with information, gifts

    Mar 7, 2014

    The USO Warrior and Family Center showered 40 expecting mothers with information and gifts Sunday during Operation Belvoir Babies, sponsored by Babies"R"Us.

  • Army Community Service classes offer financial tips

    Mar 7, 2014

    Becoming a millionaire at a certain age. Spending Plans. Saving for emergencies. Long-term financial planning. Those are just some of the topics people learned about by attending any of a series of financial classes hosted by Army Community Service's Financial Readiness Program counselors last week. In honor of Military Saves Week, the classes aimed to teach as many people as possible about the importance of financial readiness.

  • The Villages sponsors financial readiness class for children

    Mar 7, 2014

    Children living on Fort Belvoir learned about the importance of saving money during Military Saves Week with an interactive financial education class at the Fairfax Village Neighborhood Center Feb. 26. The "Savings is Fun" financial class, hosted by The Villages at Belvoir, was intended for children 17 years old and younger. After the end of the free class, the Villages at Belvoir helped the children open a Belvoir Federal Credit Union savings account by supplying the $5 deposit required to open an account.

  • Presidio kicks off Army Emergency Relief campaign

    Mar 7, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Annual Army Emergency Relief campaign is officially underway for the Presidio of Monterey and the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. This year's theme is "Army Emergency Relief -- A Soldiers First Choice."

  • Veterans learn to start, manage their own businesses at training session

    Mar 7, 2014

    What does it take to start a business? Veterans, active-duty servicemembers and Family members found out during a free entrepreneur training session provided by Warrior Transition Feb. 27 at the Fort Belvoir USO Warrior and Family Center.

  • Belvoir fitness enthusiasts qualify for CrossFit program

    Mar 7, 2014

    Fort Belvoir servicemembers and civilians took the Kawamura Human Performance Center's mandatory CrossFit Introductory Class Thursday to become qualified to use the new facility. Nine fitness enthusiasts learned about facility programs and equipment to include: specific workout programs and weekly schedules, safety awareness and precautions, and the established methodologies regarding CrossFit in general, during the preliminary briefing session, hosted by Joseph Castro, KHPC strength and conditioning coordinator.

  • 229th MI Battalion Soldiers honor fallen comrade at Presidio of Monterey memorial ceremony

    Mar 7, 2014

    Friends and fellow Soldiers from the 229th Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion stationed at the Presidio of Monterey, gathered to remember Sgt. 1st Class Lanny F. Duarte at a memorial ceremony at the Price Auditorium on the Presidio of Monterey here, Jan. 24, 2014.

  • ROTC Cadets honor Bataan

    Mar 7, 2014

    U.S. Army ROTC Cadets have spent months preparing for the 25th anniversary of the Bataan Memorial Death March.They could certainly run the marathon but many walk the 26.2 miles, which doesn�'t seem like much until they put on a 35-pound pack. If you want to know what a death march is really like, the 70,000 service men and women captured by Japanese forces during World War II can tell you. They were part of the Bataan Death March--a forced march through 70 miles of Philippine jungle, with very little to eat or drink.

  • Ledward Library still your community center through June 30

    Mar 6, 2014

    What does your library offer you? A lot, according to community members here.

  • Millions of reasons for this month's Arsenal Face of Strength

    Mar 6, 2014

    To anyone who has ever managed a household checkbook, they know the degree of difficulty of trying to account for the last few cents that is keeping them from achieving a balanced accounting. Now imagine the degree of difficulty when the account balance has a few more zeros, in this case $117 million worth of zeros. That is what the arsenal's budget was for fiscal year 2013.

  • 210th FA Bde. holds Sgt. Audie Murphy board

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Two Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division appear before members of the brigade's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board Feb. 26, 2013, on Camp Casey, South Korea. Staff Sgt. Clayton G. Hodge, from Hampton, Va., the senior medical assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde. and Sgt. 1st Class Floyd Jordan, from Burlington City, N.J., a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear noncommissioned officer in charge for 210th FA Bde. were tested by the board on the history of Sgt. Audie Murphy, their knowledge of Army regulations and their ability to apply them in real-life circumstances. The Audie Murphy Club originated in 1986 on Fort Hood, Texas, and recognizes noncommissioned officers that exemplify leadership characterized by personal concern for the needs, training, development and welfare of their Soldiers. These noncommissioned officers are a prime example of the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to fight tonight. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • 210th FA Bde. holds Black History Month observance

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division joined several guest speakers at the Warrior's Club Feb. 21, 2013, at Camp Casey, South Korea, for an observance and celebration of National African American History Month. The ceremony was held to share American history and to show respect for the contributions, dedication and sacrifices made by African Americans. Lt. Col. Charlone Stallworth, the assistant chief of general staff for the 2nd Inf. Div. was the guest speaker for the event. "I wanted to mix my message on African American History Month and the struggles that our forefathers made and had on our behalf to get us to where we are today," she said. Soldiers from the Thunder Brigade were able to come together and build epirit de corps that displays both their respect for the past and their "Fight Tonight" readiness today. (U.S. Army photos by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team/ Released)

  • Children from Camp Zama visit Japanese kindergarteners for 'Friendship Day'

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 6, 2014) -- Children from the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Centers visited Hosen Kindergarten, a nearby Japanese school, March 3 to celebrate "Friendship Day" and learn about the traditional Japanese "hina" doll.

  • Local soldier reenlists, honored at Women's Memorial

    Mar 6, 2014

    After serving in the Army for 10 years, one month and 14 days, Sgt. 1st Class Bobbie Cox pledged the rest of her military career to serving as a soldier.

  • TUSAB concert a hit for kids of all ages

    Mar 6, 2014

    What do you get when you put The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" together with a group of eager kids at Brucker Hall on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall?

  • DOD removes 20 areas from imminent danger pay list

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Department of Defense has removed 20 areas from its list of locations that qualify for imminent danger pay starting June 1, in a move that is expected to affect approximately 50,000 service members.

  • 'Marginal price increases' possible at commissaries

    Mar 6, 2014

    A trimmer proposed fiscal 2015 Department of Defense budget could lead to higher grocery prices at some nearly 180 commissaries throughout the continental United States according to DoD officials.

  • Fort Drum employee expands on definition of 'family'

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Being a Soldier, military spouse or "Army brat" can teach people to redefine the word "family." In many cases, it stretches the definition past a person you marry or a child you bring into the world.

  • Soldiers helping Soldiers -- Fort Jackson launches AER campaign

    Mar 6, 2014

    Fort Jackson started its Army Emergency Relief campaign Feb. 28 with a luncheon at the NCO Club.

  • Seminar urges vigilance in preventing identity theft

    Mar 6, 2014

    Fort Jackson Army Community Services hosted a seminar on how to prevent identity theft March 3 at the Main Post Chapel.

  • Reading prize patrol surprises students

    Mar 6, 2014

    Ten C.C. Pinckney Elementary School students received a surprise visit from the Pinckney Reading Prize Patrol Feb. 27.

  • Biologists band rare bird on Fort Jackson

    Mar 6, 2014

    On March 1, Directorate of Public Works Wildlife Branch civilian volunteer Sam DeMent and DPW Wildlife biologist Stanley Rikard banded two Loggerhead shrikes on Fort Jackson.

  • Army program helps Soldier get civilian job

    Mar 6, 2014

    A Soldier who was coming to the end of his enlistment contract with the Army last year, he decided he wanted to do something different. The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) helped him find employment.

  • TRADOC names Sill paper best

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Cannoneer staff hauled in seven awards in the Army's 2013 Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition with the majority coming from Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC). The June 13 edition led the list as TRADOC selected it as the best metro-format newspaper; the edition received an honorable mention from Installation Manage-ment Command (IMCOM).

  • Fort Sill kicks off Army Emergency Relief campaign

    Mar 6, 2014

  • Virtual tools improve Air Defense Artillery learning

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Third Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery is leveraging the virtual world to start real conversations in the classroom. They're using an online platform called Blackboard, as well as simulators to teach students before they even take hold of a piece of Army equipment.

  • Soldiers gain experience with live ammo handling

    Mar 6, 2014

    Every Soldier with the Military Occupational Specialty 89B, ammunition specialist, from the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, as well as their counterparts from 75th Fires Brigade, completed a week of intensive training at McAlester (Okla.) Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Giving something back to the community: Kaiserslautern club hosts annual Pfennig Bazaar

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Pfennig Bazaar, the biggest non-profit flea market in the region, will open its doors in the Event Hall at the Gartenschau in Kaiserslautern, March 7.

  • Guard honors support of Fort Carson fire chief

    Mar 6, 2014

    Jeffrey Craig, branch chief for the emergency communications center on Fort Carson, earned the Patriotic Employer award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense for supporting a National Guardsman in performing his duties during simultaneous wild land fires in Colorado last summer.

  • Roaring '20s casino night set for March 8

    Mar 6, 2014

  • Colorado Avalanche salute Soldiers, Families

    Mar 6, 2014

    Several Fort Carson Families were surprised by shout-outs from their deployed Soldier-spouses during a military appreciation game held by the Colorado Avalanche in Denver, March 2.

  • Not everything needs to be posted on social media

    Mar 6, 2014

    We've become a society that overshares and, in some instances, that oversharing can lead to inappropriate release of information during crisis situations, investigations and so forth. Therefore, creating rumor and misinformation that is hard to recover from. People should analyze what they are about to share before clicking post.

  • Fires Center of Excellence selects Soldiers of the year

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill recognized its 2013 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year, Drill Sergeant of the Year and Soldier of the Year Feb. 26 at the Patriot Club.

  • 3-2nd ADA in garrison; uncases colors

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Nearly 500 Soldiers gathered with their senior leaders Feb. 13 in Rinehart Fitness Center at Fort Sill to take part in a significant event in their unit's history. For the first time since the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery's three forward batteries returned to Fort Sill from Turkey in December, the Soldiers were reunited as one unit in a ceremony to uncase the battalion colors.

  • Soldiers compete for top honors

    Mar 6, 2014

    More than 20 Soldiers from Across Army Aviation came to Fort Rucker to brave physical endurance tests, mental challenges and academic examinations for one of Aviation's top honors, but only three had what it takes to come out on top.

  • Bodybuilding champion serves as Pentagon chaplain assistant

    Mar 6, 2014

    Serving as the only chaplain assistant at the Pentagon Chaplain's Office -- responsible for facilitating religious support to 25,000 service members and civilians from all branches of the military -- you wouldn't think Staff Sgt. Denises Veitia would get bored easily. When it came to her physical fitness, though, she felt she needed a new challenge. So, she became a competitive bodybuilder.

  • Field artillerists strive for excellence in best-by-test competition

    Mar 6, 2014

    Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery welcomed the chilling wind as the battalion tested its Soldiers on mission essential skills and knowledge during the semi-annual "Best by Test" exercise Feb. 24-28 at Fort Sill.

  • AER fundraising campaign kicks off to help Soldiers

    Mar 6, 2014

    Soldiers can always be counted on to be self reliant, but sometimes it's necessary to ask for help, especially during emergencies and hard times.

  • ADA competition determines best medic

    Mar 6, 2014

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Third Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery also known as "Task Force Legion" held a top medic competition in February that tested their individual skills, readiness and fitness.

  • Over the top: District names local teacher best

    Mar 6, 2014

    Fort Rucker's Soldiers always strive to be high above the best. The same goes for its civilian employees, and one such employee soared over the competition last month when she competed for the Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year.

  • The career technical training track: What's in it for you?

    Mar 6, 2014

    Beginning a new career as a civilian employee when leaving the military can be filled with exciting opportunities to grow both professionally and personally.

  • Luncheon celebrates unity

    Mar 6, 2014

    As African-American History Month came to a close, Fort Rucker honored African Americans who have made an impact on American history with a luncheon to celebrate what any observance strives for -- unity.

  • Day in the life: Rucker vet balances work life, motherhood

    Mar 6, 2014

    Juggling work and Family is a struggle that most members of the Army Family know all too well, but one Fort Rucker veterinarian makes sure that her job in the workplace doesn't interfere with her job as a mom at home.

  • Fort Rucker hosts Right Arm Night

    Mar 6, 2014

    Work and personal relationships are normally two entities people are encouraged to keep separate, but in the Army both relationships are melded to create a cohesive bond that helps Soldiers better serve their country.

  • ACS conducts needs assessment survey to ensure customers have a voice

    Mar 6, 2014

    The Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, in partnership with Installation Management Command G9 Marketing Research and Analysis, will be launching the Army Community Service Needs Assessment Survey now through April 30 at Fort Rucker.

  • TSC walk-in service ends April 1, 2014

    Mar 6, 2014

    Walk-in service is ending at Fort Leonard Wood's TRICARE Service Center on April 1, 2014, along with all other stateside TRICARE service centers.

  • NTC and Fort Irwin recognizes women's character, courage, commitment

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated Women's History Month with a standing-room only ceremony, March 5. At this high desert military installation, Operations Group and the Equal Opportunity/Equal Employment Opportunity office sponsored the event -- which packed the venue, Sandy Basin Community Center. Guest speaker Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead, commander of United States Army Medical Department Activity, here, thanked all the women in uniform at the ceremony for "all you have done, what you're currently doing, and what you will do in the time to come."

  • USAMU hosts Army National Junior Air Rifle Championship

    Mar 6, 2014

    Dozens of the nation's top junior air-rifle shooters competed at the 2014 U.S. Army National Junior Air Rifle Championship, Feb. 24-26, at Pool International Range Complex. Hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, or USAMU, juniors between the ages of 14-18 from around the country competed for national titles in two divisions--Sporter and Precision--under the watchful eye of the USAMU's world-class shooter/instructors.

  • Reservists train IET Soldiers in Echo model unit

    Mar 6, 2014

    Army Reserve drill sergeants and Soldiers are integrated into Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment's Initial Entry Training mission as part of the Echo Company Model.

  • PAO award winners

    Mar 6, 2014

    This year, I am proud to announce that at the 2013 IMCOM-level competition, our Public Affairs team won eight awards, the most from an installation in the continental United States.

  • Duke Brigade inactivation forces DODEA to close four Knox school

    Mar 6, 2014

    Four Department of Defense Education Activity schools located on Fort Knox will close at the end of school year 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Army CBRN School, Chemical Corps bids farewell to 27th Chief of Chemical

    Mar 6, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs relinquished command of the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School in a Monday morning ceremony.

  • Smith drove USACC BOLD Transformation

    Mar 6, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith, commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command, sat down to discuss his command time in an exit interview with the Gold Standard.

  • Army secretary views post�'s energy initiatives

    Mar 6, 2014

    Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability, met with senior leaders and Soldiers Feb. 24 and 25 to discuss Fort Leonard Wood�'s energy initiatives.

  • Social media antics can ruin career, misrepresent military services

    Mar 6, 2014

    Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new generation of Soldiers -- all well-versed in the various aspects of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter -- join the ranks, senior leaders across the installation are taking steps to ensure these troops realize the impact of their online chatter.

  • 'Armed with Science' viewing parties set March 10

    Mar 6, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) joined in a partnership with The Pentagon Channel and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory to produce a new show that will air on television and via livestream next Monday, March 10, at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. The show �"Armed with Science" features scientific revelations pursued by ARL and NRL.

  • Trans Team welcomes its first female regimental command sergeant major

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 6, 2014) -- The Transportation Corps became the first of the Combined Arms Support Command's major elements to name a female to the position of regimental command sergeant major.

  • Post smoking policy applies to chew, snuff

    Mar 6, 2014

    Tobacco is tobacco, no matter how it's being used.

  • In the driver's seat: ground-breaker ready to move forward

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 6, 2014) -- Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia B. Howard is not trying to evade the issue. The first female Transportation Corps Regimental CSM knows what her achievement means to women and to a new generation of people who might see her selection as a towering sign of progress and hope on the road of gender equality.

  • Quartermaster Museum opens redesigned aerial delivery exhibit

    Mar 6, 2014

    The U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum is home to the history of everything Quartermaster and on March 6, it officially opened the first of its redesigned and enhanced exhibits featuring the Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department.

  • Drum Engineer Soldiers perform important work at Fort A.P. Hill

    Mar 6, 2014

    Fort Drum Engineer Soldiers are at Fort A.P. Hill, Va. for about six weeks to work on a number of construction and demolition projects for the post.

  • Artworks Exhibited by Community Children

    Mar 6, 2014

    Yongsan Child Youth and School Services hosted an Art Exhibition at the Dragon Hill Lodge for the community to view award-winning artwork created by children, Feb 21.

  • Daegu Soldiers open up during suicide prevention training

    Mar 6, 2014

    Suicide remains a very real issue in Army communities everywhere, and for that reason, the U.S. Army continues to do what it can to raise awareness among Soldiers, Family members, and Department of Defense Civilians regarding its risks. USAG Daegu and the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC) leadership found wisdom in making suicide awareness training available to Soldiers, KATUSAs and Civilians throughout Area IV both during and after the recent holiday season.

  • Army culinary arts team in Korea prepares for worldwide competition

    Mar 5, 2014

    A culinary arts team representing U.S. Army forces on the Korean peninsula, held a special luncheon to showcase their skills and thank their supporters at the K-16 airbase dining facility, Feb. 28. The team, consisting of twelve active service members from each main command in the peninsula, will be competing at Fort Lee against other teams from different regions.

  • Wild B.O.A.R. continues to support Soldiers, community

    Mar 5, 2014

    The new ODR complex offers a one-stop shop and recreation destination for the BMC.

  • Baumholder honors community volunteers at town hall

    Mar 5, 2014

    Typically a lively portion of the town hall, the open forum at the Feb. 26 Baumholder Community Town Hall broke from tradition with only a few concerns or issues raised. The town hall was streamed live on Facebook and viewers posted questions like, what's the word on more troops coming? Any word on special forces? Would it be possible to install a speed bump by Building 8017?

  • Bonding and collaborating during face-to-face meetings proves beneficial

    Mar 5, 2014

    In light of today's economy and fewer opportunities to meet face-to-face with colleagues from outlying areas, leaders from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate had a rare opportunity to host a two-day branch chief/field element chief meeting at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Feb. 11--12.

  • First female becomes Transportation Corps senior NCO

    Mar 5, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Cynthia B. Howard took her place as the 12th Transportation Corps regimental command sergeant major during a March 4 ceremony at the Transportation School. She also became the first female Soldier to hold the top noncommissioned officer position.

  • ASLTE prepares instructors for future training

    Mar 5, 2014

  • Retired general shares views on US-China relationship

    Mar 5, 2014

  • Chemical weapons expert visits post

    Mar 5, 2014

  • DoD hospitals, clinics rely on depot capability to repair thousands of network devices

    Mar 5, 2014

    Anthony Volper, an electronic digital computer mechanic here, tests the cable outputs on a Military Health System (MHS) computer network component used for data management. Members of Tobyhanna Army Depot's Computer Service and Repair Branch have configured, diagnosed and updated software for more than 28,600 MHS network infrastructure devices for Department of Defense hospitals and clinics around the world.

  • Honoring a fallen Airman: Air Force master sergeant honored during memorial service

    Mar 5, 2014

  • APG leaders take weather condition assessment seriously

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - There is a method to what some might call the madness.

  • PSAs raise awareness of Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - This year, the U.S. Army�'s Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, launched an awareness campaign aimed to educate Americans about Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins. Over the course of the year, the Army will release several public service announcements, or PSAs, to increase awareness.

  • APG Praise Band makes a joyful noise

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A collection of about 20 musicians on post make up the all-volunteer APG Praise Band, which will provide music accompaniment for the March 19 APG National Prayer Luncheon at Top of the Bay from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. They will perform �"America the Beautiful," �"My Country �'Tis of Thee" and �"How Great Thou Art."

  • Seminar explores starting small businesses

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Ramona K. Golden has a dream, and it�'s not a half-baked one either. Since her days as a teenager growing up in Dallas, she has absolutely loved baking -- cakes, cookies, cupcakes, you name it -- and longed to own and operate her own bakery.

  • Female shooter takes on male-dominated sport: Army spouse zeroes in on Tactical Precision competitor

    Mar 5, 2014

  • 'Warfighters' visit the Battle of Nu'uanu

    Mar 5, 2014

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - "Presently we came to a place where no grass grew - a wide expanse of deep sand. They said it was an old battleground. All around everywhere, not three feet apart, the bleached bones of men gleamed white in the moonlight," Mark Twain, excerpt from 'Roughing It' 1872.

  • Unit re-designated as U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa during ceremony

    Mar 5, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Torii Station was officially renamed U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa during a re-designation ceremony held here March 4.

  • Cougar boys win Division II basketball title

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Vicenza High School boys basketball team won first place at European finals for Division II after finishing their season undefeated.

  • Fort Worth District helps Wounded Warrior on transition to civilian life

    Mar 4, 2014

    In October 2008, Allan Annaert began working for the Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District as a part time project engineer on the San Antonio Military Medical Center North project. However Annaert's path to the Corps began as a patient at the very facility he would eventually work.

  • Soldier Olympians help win 5 of 28 U.S. medals in Sochi

    Mar 4, 2014

    Former and active-duty Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program played a major role in five of the United States' 28 Olympic medals won at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

  • Families reunite at the 472nd Military Police Company's redeployment

    Mar 4, 2014

  • Picatinny's John Dermody on a Road to Redemption

    Mar 4, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Some may call his challenges a wild string of bad luck, but Dermody sees it otherwise.

  • Picatinny dives into Read Across America

    Mar 4, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Lt. Col. Christine Allen, Product Manager, Counter Explosive Hazard, reads to children at the Dennis B. O'Brien Elementary School in Rockaway, March 4.

  • JBM-HH rich with civil rights firsts

    Mar 4, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is not only enriched with military history, but has contributed toward ground-breaking moments for civil rights in America: Buffalo soldiers trained here; Fort Myer Elementary was the first school in the commonwealth of Virginia to integrate.

  • Headquarters Command Battalion holds first Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 4, 2014

    Five soldiers took part in Headquarters Command Battalion's first-ever Best Warrior Competition from Feb. 24- 26, 2014, testing their minds, bodies and skills over a grueling three days.

  • Joint base gets defibrillators

    Mar 4, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will soon have public access defibrillators in a majority of its public buildings. The devices are being placed in offices as well as other locations with high public access, like the commissary, community center, shoppette, both base chapels and post office on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base.

  • Arsenal Manufacturing Center receives high Army safety award

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center was awarded the Director of Army Safety's Risk Management Award on Friday. The Army Safety Awards Program recognizes organizations and individuals for their overall contributions to their safety programs. Safety awards enhance Army operations and improve safety awareness through recognition and promotion of individual and organizational accident prevention measures and successes.

  • New Parent Support Program strengthens families

    Mar 4, 2014

    First-time and seasoned parents who are raising their children while serving the country face a myriad of challenges as they juggle the demands of their family and professional lives. Being geographically separated from extended family, frequent moves and deployments can all place added stress on the military families. That's where the New Parent Support Program can help expectant parents and those who already have children, develop the skills they need to provide a nurturing environment for their little ones.

  • FDC applauded at 54th anniversary celebration

    Mar 4, 2014

    Lauded as a chronicler of American military music and precision, The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performed and were saluted during an anniversary observance the evening of Feb. 24 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Conmy Hall.

  • Mom-to-be, Fife and Drum Corps musician sinks most free throws

    Mar 4, 2014

    The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps fife instrumentalist Jessica Salazar will be soon be changing slogans.

  • Leading from Experience

    Mar 4, 2014

  • Army Safe Spring Campaign now live online

    Mar 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center launched the annual Army Safe Spring Campaign online March 1, providing leaders and Soldiers easy access to seasonal safety materials.

  • Team Huachuca synergy in Lean Six Sigma Class

    Mar 4, 2014

    Last week, Team Huachuca delivered on the team concept with a consolidated Army Lean Six Sigma Black Belt class at the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground that invited students from organizations on Fort Huachuca.

  • Watervliet's $26M investment: Will it spur partnerships with private industry?

    Mar 3, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Fiscal tools, such as reducing the size of its workforce, a hiring freeze, and a very restrictive use of overtime, have helped reduced operation costs in fiscal year 2013 by more than $12 million. But those actions are only part of the equation that arsenal leadership sees as the answer to remaining relevant and competitive.

  • Preventing, treating suicidal behaviors every day

    Mar 3, 2014

    There are three types of resources available to prevent, intervene and assist people with suicidal behaviors in the Franconia Military Community.

  • Thanks for more than 70 years of service

    Mar 3, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldiers and civilians celebrated the careers of three Wiesbaden Soldiers during a retirement ceremony in the Community Activity Center Feb. 20. "Today we lose about 70 years of experience from our Army," said Col. John M. Spiszer, U.S. Army Europe deputy chief of staff.

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