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  • Soldiers give back to veterans, retirees

    Mar 12, 2015

    Thousands of retirees and veterans choose to call the Fort Jackson area home. From on-post services to off-post community outreach efforts, veterans are receiving assistance and recognition from Fort Jackson Soldiers to honor their service.

  • Combatives event puts warrior skills to test

    Mar 12, 2015

    Fourteen of the best Soldiers battled it out for bragging rights and Commander's Cup points in the Fort Leonard Wood Combatives event championship matches held March 5 at Davidson Fitness Center.

  • Program puts youth in motion

    Mar 12, 2015

    Fort Jackson's Youth Sports and Fitness Program wrapped its winter season Saturday, with dozens of children taking to the basketball courts for the final day of competition. Coaches and referees won't have much time to rest, though, as the spring season kicks into gear this week.

  • Legal teams play vital role in Basic Combat Training

    Mar 12, 2015

    Tucked away in a small office of the 165th Infantry Brigade headquarters are two Army paralegal specialists and a legal assistant who play an integral role in the 165th mission of training Soldiers.

  • Fort Jackson meets IMCOM's tough new security standards

    Mar 12, 2015

    Fort Jackson is among the few installations to meet tougher security standards implemented in 2014.

  • Students volunteer to tackle recycling mission

    Mar 12, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 5, 2015) -- Students who attend the Army Logistics University here can be subject to such a voluminous academic workload they have little time for much else.

  • Quartermasters' partnership program helps youngsters at local school

    Mar 12, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 12, 2015) -- Bearing many box loads of books, a group of 262nd Quartermaster Battalion Soldiers traveled to A.P. Hill Elementary School in Petersburg on the morning of March 2 to take part in the annual "Read Across America" activities.

  • Best chefs compete at military culinary competition

    Mar 12, 2015

    The Armed Forces Chef of the Year showdown provided a hotly competitive start to this year's Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event.

  • Wetzel CDC celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday

    Mar 12, 2015

    Each year on March 2, children across America celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss, one of the country's most read and adored children's book authors.

  • 412th ASB strikes rich vein: Blood drive at Ansbach surpasses goal of 160 pints

    Mar 12, 2015

    The 412th Aviation Support Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, sponsored a blood drive at the Katterbach Fitness Center March 10, 2015.

  • Franconian Easter Traditions -- more than eggs and bunnies

    Mar 12, 2015

    As winter loses its grip on the Franconian landscape, the people of the area are getting ready for spring. People follow ancient rituals and celebrate the beginning of the new season with treasured, old-time traditions.

  • The most memorable 25 months of my military life

    Mar 11, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Ted Martin, commander of the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, bids farewell as he moves on to his next assignment as commander of the Army's 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea.

  • A service invested in the Fort Irwin community

    Mar 11, 2015

    The Fort Irwin Exchange plans to complete improvements to some of their facilities and enhance their provided services to the community by this spring.

  • Fort Irwin students practice the scientific method

    Mar 11, 2015

    A group of leadership and community members grabbed clipboards and scoring sheets to judge science fair projects at Tiefort View Intermediate School here, March 9. The 58 projects scored came from approximately 200, which were created by students from the 11 classes of fourth and fifth grade, said Brenda Clark -- third grade teacher and head of the school's science fair committee. The finalists will be announced in an upcoming quarterly awards assembly at the school.

  • Americans host 200 British officers at Leavenworth

    Mar 11, 2015

    Two hundred students from the United Kingdom's Intermediate Command and Staff College (Land) are at Fort Leavenworth for a two-week exercise. Exercise Eagle Owl kicked off March 1 at the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College and concludes March 12.

  • Reserve, active Soldiers bond through training

    Mar 11, 2015

    Army Reserve Soldiers, from the 7th Civil Support Command, joined 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team paratroopers at the M320 grenade launcher range partnership training that exemplifies the Strong Europe concept.

  • Army installation management chiefs call for efficiencies

    Mar 10, 2015

    The Army's top leaders in installation management opened the Association of the U.S. Army's "Hot Topics" forum on installation management calling for efficiencies, explaining a $3 billion maintenance backlog and praising millions of dollars saved through energy projects.

  • 2916th Aviation Battalion presented FORSCOM aviation safety awards

    Mar 10, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Patrick J. Donahue, U.S. Forces Command's deputy commanding general, presented the 2916th Aviation Battalion and its three helicopter companies the FORSCOM Aircraft Accident Prevention Award of Accomplishment, their fourth in the past four years.

  • MAFIA provides precision targeting

    Mar 10, 2015

    The Maneuver Aviation Fires Integrated Application, or MAFIA, is revolutionizing the way small units call for indirect fire. MAFIA was created by the Software Engineering Directorate of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

  • 402nd AFSB LARs prep Chinooks for Task Force Shield

    Mar 10, 2015

  • Army civilians honored for service to nation

    Mar 10, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Three employees here were recognized for their years of government service during a recent Length of Service ceremony.

  • Financial counseling opportunities available for spouses

    Mar 10, 2015

    Fellowship applications for military spouses interested in finance due April 17.

  • Fort Irwin kicks-off AER campaign

    Mar 9, 2015

    Leadership of this installation kicked-off the annual Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign here at a morning ceremony, March 9. The AER breakfast guest speaker Guy Shields, communications and public affairs officer for AER headquarters and retired Army colonel, spoke to a group that included National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Travers, NTC headquarters leadership, and leaders from post units.

  • DES tests fire suppression system

    Mar 9, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Directorate of Emergency Services (DES) tested a newly-renovated fire suppression system inside the Phillips Army Airfield aircraft hangar on APG North (Aberdeen) Feb 18.

  • Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy partner to drive down federal energy costs

    Mar 9, 2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program developed a partnership to help drive down the federal government's energy costs through the government-wide adoption of performance contracting processes.

  • Army Electronic Proving Ground Soldiers join students during walk, bike to school day

    Mar 9, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Col. Ray Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground with his guidon on his left leads Soldiers, spouses and children during Fort Huachuca's Bike, Walk to School Day on March 6. Soldiers assigned to USAEPG support and conduct tests of network and communications technology for the Army, Department of Defense, and commercial customers. USAEPG is the Army designated development tester for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

  • Base unites for child abuse prevention PSA

    Mar 9, 2015

    The production of a public service announcement brought together elements of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 23 to make the community aware of April's designation as Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Month of the Military Child.

  • Rader Clinic honors 2014 Performance Triad participants

    Mar 9, 2015

    Staffers at the Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base were recognized Feb. 27 for participating in the Performance Triad.

  • STEM brings leaders from Google, Army Electronic Proving Ground in for school tour

    Mar 9, 2015

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Jamie Casap, global education evangelist for Google speaks with students of the STEM program at Smith Middle School on Fort Huachuca as Bonnie Austin, district superintendent for Fort Huachuca Schools and Col. Ray Compton, commander of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground (USAEPG) listen on March 4. Casap was invited to tour Smith Middle School as part of a larger community initiative in STEM education that USAEPG has been an active participant. USAEPG is the U.S. Army's designated developmental tester for technology systems that include communications and networks.

  • Iwo Jima, Arlington National Cemetery linked by three flag-raising Marines

    Mar 9, 2015

    Seventy years ago, Marines fought for footholds in the volcanic earth of an unknown Pacific Ocean island named Iwo Jima. Throughout the five weeks of battle against the Empire of Japan, over 6,800 Americans spilled their blood in the shadow of the island's summit, Mount Suribachi.

  • VHS wrestlers dominate at Europeans

    Mar 9, 2015

    The 2014-2015 wrestling season presented a great deal of obstacles. Due to Vicenza High's transition from Division II to Division I, it was quickly understood that team success would require a massive increase of effort and dedication.

  • Lincoln Elementary teacher selected for DoDEA Ky. honor

    Mar 9, 2015

    The Department of Defense Education Activity recognized the Kentucky District Teacher of the Year in a surprise classroom presentation, Monday afternoon, at Lincoln Elementary School.

  • 3 Fort Campbell Soldiers to receive national aviation awards

    Mar 9, 2015

    Since its inception in 1957, the Army Aviation Association of America has grown from a small group of senior aviation officers to an organization with 70 chapters across the nation -- each peopled with a wide variety of Army aviation professionals. Beginning in 1959, the organization has gathered its chapters together each year at the AAAA Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit. At this year's summit -- to be held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville March 29-31 -- three Soldiers from aviation units at Fort Campbell will be honored for the work they did in 2014.

  • Mako Sharks compete in European championships

    Mar 9, 2015

    The Vicenza Mako Sharks swim team, led by Head Coach Alicia Sendmeyer, began the season with only 14 swimmers but eventually grew to a powerful group of 33 amazing kids.

  • Vicenza, Livorno firefighters train together

    Mar 9, 2015

    Firefighters from U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza and Darby Military Community joined at Camp Darby to attend a two-week class offered by USAG Ansbach, Germany, Feb. 2-13.

  • Battaglia: Diverse lessons in leadership key to force preservation

    Mar 9, 2015

    Within Memorial Chapel on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, conversations over how to lead today's armed forces can be heard throughout the halls.

  • VMC trains for ski patrol

    Mar 9, 2015

    Members of the Vicenza Military Community have a unique way that they are giving back to the local community. Around nine people are training to become Alpine ski patrollers.

  • Steps to prep for transition

    Mar 9, 2015

    Regardless of how much time you have until your separation from the Army, it is never too early to begin preparing for your transition.

  • Top MDW Soldier presented Legion of Merit

    Mar 9, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj., David O. Turnbull, Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military district of Washington command sergeant major, was presented the Legion of Merit for his service during the past 31 months

  • VHS senior named 'Vicenza Youth of the Year'

    Mar 9, 2015

    William Tramm, a senior at Vicenza High School, has been named the 2015 Vicenza Youth of the Year and runner up for the Army Europe Boys and Girls Clubs of America competition.

  • AER campaign kicks off in Vicenza

    Mar 9, 2015

    The Army Emergency Relief was created in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. According to their website, www.aerhq.org, AER's sole mission is to help Soldiers and their Family members. Its motto is "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own."

  • Military working dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives

    Mar 9, 2015

    Despite not allowing dogs on the property, an off-season FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, and the Daughters of the American Revolution Continental Memorial Hall in Washington, host canines and their handlers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment's (The Old Guard) 947th Military Police Detachment stationed on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Ten things to know around the DOD in March

    Mar 9, 2015

    The Marine Corps announced the 2015 Officer Women Leadership Symposium hosted by Academy Women from March 5-7 at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. The event provides military women the opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues and to grow professionally, according to the Feb. 15 Marine administrative message. Information on registration for the event can be found at http://goo.gl/9nojEe.

  • Registration deadline for Race Series Challenge and first FMWR race March 9

    Mar 9, 2015

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is again hosting a calendar-loaded schedule of road races and three Army 10-Miler qualifiers throughout the upcoming months.

  • Fort A.P. Hill renames community activity center

    Mar 9, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort A.P. Hill renamed the post community activity center the Ambrose Fitness Center on March 6. The post's main gymnasium, Ambrose houses exercise equipment, free weights, racquetball and basketball courts.

  • Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy helps resolve PTSD

    Mar 9, 2015

    Approximately 30 patients have been treated with positive results through the Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, or VRET, program since it was donated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center last October by the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Europe-based U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers train for disaster response

    Mar 8, 2015

    During the exercise Citizen Response 15, Soldiers from the Kaiserslautern, Germany-based 7th Civil Support Command tested their ability to deploy with other U.S. military services and allied partners in the aftermath of an earthquake.

  • One team one fight One Army School System

    Mar 6, 2015

    Sgt. Christopher Flowers, an active duty Soldier assigned to U.S. Africa Command, was surprised when he found out that he was scheduled to attend an Army Reserve school taught by Army Reserve instructors. The Human Resource Specialist said he was confused because Soldiers in his career field usually attend the Advanced Leader Course at Fort Jackson, S.C. "I was a little afraid at first, you know? 'This don't sound right'," Flowers said he thought to himself.

  • Expert Infantrymen Badge Evaluation: Hard work pays off

    Mar 6, 2015

    Infantrymen with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division participated in a week-long Expert Infantrymen Badge (EIB) evaluation. The EIB is designed to recognize Infantrymen with the potential to master critical tasks to build the core foundation of the individual's proficiency. This allows them to locate and destroy the enemy through fire and close combat.

  • Female athletes prepare for summer Olympics

    Mar 6, 2015

    Three female Soldiers have their sights set on going to the Olympics next summer in Brazil - two boxers and one wrestler - and they are being spotlighted by Army Broadcasting.

  • State Department recognizes LRC-Riley employees

    Mar 6, 2015

  • ATEC Commander talks cyber testing at local ITEA Cyber Luncheon

    Mar 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Peter D. Utley, commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, served as this year's keynote speaker at an International Test and Evaluation Association cyber security workshop February 26, 2015, at Water's Edge Events Center in Belcamp.

  • ARSOF Application Deadline for YG12 Officers

    Mar 6, 2015

  • Job fair March 26 at Rinehart gym

    Mar 6, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A Soldier for Life job fair is March 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Rinehart Fitness Center for veterans, transitioning Soldiers and their family members.

  • Intelligence Force had role in Vietnam conflict

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Prior to the commitment of U.S. combat troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965, the Military Assistance Command--Vietnam, MACV, received intelligence support from two Army Intelligence detachments.

  • TBI can occur in battle, garrison -- awareness important

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, has been called the "signature wound" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • BAH can take you far when living on post

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Many Service members across the country should now be aware that the Basic Allowance for Housing, or BAH, rates for 2015 have changed, and for Soldiers assigned to Fort Huachuca, it has decreased drastically.

  • Living Wax Museum brings history to fife

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Second grade students at Colonel Johnston Elementary School brought history to life during their Living Wax Museum presentation on Tuesday morning.

  • 309th MI Bn. run brings community together

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Despite strong winds on Saturday morning, more than 190 racers came out to participate in the 309th Military Intelligence Battalion Sentinel Pursuit, an 8-mile run.

  • Pentagon recognizes Army Environmental Program successes

    Mar 6, 2015

    The Army announced the winners of its highest environmental awards for environmental stewardship and sustainability highlighting successes in natural resource conservation, cultural resource management, environmental quality, sustainability, environmental restoration, and environmental excellence in weapon systems acquisition.

  • 'Iron Knights' more than just armor

    Mar 6, 2015

    The "Iron Knights" of 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, arrived at Camp Buehring, Kuwait over the last several weeks, and while preparing their armored vehicles and motor pools was a priority, so was establishing communications.

  • Take on service, take on challenge, set yourself apart

    Mar 6, 2015

    Specila duty assignments are important to NCO's careers, promotion rates. Choose one wisely.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates African-American Black History Month

    Mar 5, 2015

    Fort Rucker celebrated African-American Black History Month during a luncheon at The Landing's ballroom Feb. 25 with the theme, "Recognizing a Century of African-American Pioneers."

  • Students raise money for Marine's family

    Mar 5, 2015

    Lawton Christian School's ninth-grade class donated $800 from a fundraising activity to the mother of a Fort Sill Marine, who was critically injured from a snake bite.

  • Deer releases win-win for wildlife, Fort Rucker

    Mar 5, 2015

    The wooden carrying crate opened quickly, but the whitetail deer inside took its time before creeping into the small clearing nestled closely to a wooded Fort Rucker habitat it will now call home.

  • Traveling with special needs family members

    Mar 5, 2015

    Spring Break is almost here and for some families that means traveling. Traveling with family can be a time of bonding, excitement, making memories and also experiencing stress. Traveling with a special-needs family member is all of these things and more.

  • Health fair promotes resilience

    Mar 5, 2015

    Soldiers, families and civilians are invited to attend Fort Rucker's Health Fair and Safety Stand Down at the Fort Rucker Festival Fields March 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Leading brain-injury experts to speak during TBI symposium

    Mar 5, 2015

    Leading Traumatic Brain Injury specialists are coming to Fort Leonard Wood for a TBI Symposium March 13 in Nutter Field House.

  • Vicenza Army Wellness Center and Public Health relocate to the Vicenza Health Center

    Mar 5, 2015

    Starting at the beginning of the year, the Vicenza Army Wellness Center (AWC) has relocated to the second floor of the U.S. Army Health Center next to Dermatology. Also, located on the second floor of Caserma Ederle USAHC and adjacent to the AWC, sits the Public Health Command District-Southern Europe (PHCD-SE).

  • Echo Company incorporates Reserve component Soldiers into 'integration'

    Mar 5, 2015

    Integration for Company E, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment, from the 43rd Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) is almost the same as every other Fort Leonard Wood initial training company. There is some yelling, never-ending instructions and organized chaos.

  • Fort Jackson launches AER campaign

    Mar 5, 2015

    Fort Jackson launched its Army Emergency Relief Campaign March 2 with a luncheon at the NCO Club. The guest speaker was retired Lt. Gen. Robert Foley, who serves as director of Army Emergency Relief.

  • Community expresses support for Fort Jackson

    Mar 5, 2015

    More than 1,500 area residents showed their support for Fort Jackson during a community listening session Feb. 26 at Shandon Baptist Church. The event, which was hosted by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, featured a panel of Army officials who listened to input from politicians, businessmen and residents about possible cuts to the post's workforce.

  • Civilian Expeditionary Workforce offers IMCOM employee unique development

    Feb 25, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 23, 2015) -- Joining the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce took André Douglas from program manager to deputy commander.

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB co-host celebration of African-American history

    Feb 25, 2015

    In celebration of February as African American/Black History Month, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Equal Opportunity advisers hosted a ceremony Feb. 19, 2015, at the Von Steuben Community Center at Bismarck Kaserne.

  • Black History alive in VMC

    Feb 25, 2015

    "A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture," was this year's National African American/Black History Month theme. Guest Speaker Vicenza Middle School Principal Stephanie El Sayed maintained the theme during her speech at the observance held Feb. 18 at the Golden Lion.

  • Eighth Army honors FILA Chairman as Inaugural Distinguished Former KATUSA of the Year

    Feb 25, 2015

    Eighth Army honored Chairman Yoon, Yoon-soo, chief executive officer and chairman of Fila Global and the Acushnet Company as the inaugural Staff Sgt. Kim, Sang-won Distinguished Former KATUSA of the Year Feb. 24 at the Eighth Army Headquarters, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • 78th Signal hosts Black History Month observance

    Feb 25, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 25, 2015) -- The 78th Signal Battalion hosted a Black History Month observance Feb. 19 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, to recognize and honor the many achievements and aspects of African-American culture.

  • Riggers keep Airborne units jumping

    Feb 24, 2015

    "I will be sure, always." The riggers of E Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, live by this motto, and having provided 73,000 parachutes to support Fort Benning and all the Airborne points of instruction that were conducted in fiscal 2014, they are not the only ones whose life work depends on it.

  • 3-1 Cavalry honors 23 NCOs during ceremony

    Feb 24, 2015

    3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, honored 23 NCOs Feb. 12 during an NCO induction ceremony.

  • AER campaign kickoff slated for March 5

    Feb 24, 2015

    The annual Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign kickoff will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. March 5 in the Benning Club Regimental Ballroom.

  • 13 businesses awarded Utility Monitoring and Control Systems contracts

    Feb 24, 2015

    Huntsville Center awarded the last of 13 contractors to the fourth generation of its Utility Monitoring and Control Systems (UMCS) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) in January. Representatives from the pool of contractors gathered for a post-award kickoff meeting Feb. 18 at the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus.

  • Picatinny Arsenal observes Black History Month

    Feb 24, 2015

    "There is no greater country than the United States of America, a country made great by its relatively young but rich history. But when we talk about the richness of our history, it's difficult to do so--at least for me--without also acknowledging the diversity of its people and their contributions to our nation," said Brig. Gen. Jason T. Evans, the guest speaker Feb. 23 at Picatinny Arsenal's observance of Black History Month.

  • 205th MI Battalion, Tactical Engagement Team advance DCGS-A in Pacific

    Feb 24, 2015

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- The 205th Military Intelligence Battalion here conducted ground breaking training on the Distributed Common Ground System-Army, or DCGS-A, in January to posture the unit to be able to support requirements as the anchor point of the Army's intelligence enterprise in the Pacific.

  • Volleyball without borders aces Caserma Ederle

    Feb 24, 2015

    A mixed American volleyball team hosted a local squad called Pallavolo Senza Frontiere (PSF) - which means Volleyball Without Borders - in a "friendly" game Feb. 6 at the Caserma Ederle gym.

  • Recycling done right

    Feb 24, 2015

    This guide to recycling can help sort out what goes where in Germany.

  • What is Military Saves Week?

    Feb 24, 2015

    Community members can get guidance to help build a stronger financial future during this week.

  • Congressman sees, touts innovation and change at Army's Benet Laboratories

    Feb 24, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Army's Benét Laboratories leveraged an opportunity to tout the current state of U.S. Army weapons research and design to Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY). Tonko, who was selected earlier this month to serve on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, visited the Watervliet Arsenal in an effort to learn more about the Army's efforts in additive manufacturing.

  • First Army civilian's volunteer organization mentors local youth

    Feb 23, 2015

    During her time in the Air Force, Tammy Vesey had the values of "service before self," "integrity first" and "excellence in all we do" drilled into her. Although she left the service several years ago, she kept those values and used them when founding Quad Cities Women in Action, an organization which mentors area youth. The 3-year-old organization gets teenage girls involved in the community, while providing them leadership and direction for the future.

  • Safety conscious organizations earn annual awards

    Feb 23, 2015

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Nicole Stevens, a purchasing agent here in the Army Contracting Command - Tobyhanna Division, uses a checklist to ensure contractors meet safety requirements. The organization earned the fiscal year 2014 Safety Area of the Year, Tenant Activity category.

  • Traffic survey looks to enhance road efficiency

    Feb 23, 2015

    The Vicenza Garrison is conducting a traffic and parking assessment to better meet the needs of the American military community as well as ensure the traffic patterns are in compliance with Italian law.

  • 1-91st Cav. Regt. hosts Eschenbach to training

    Feb 23, 2015

    City Council takes aim at weapons qualification

  • Student earns rare perfect score on AP test

    Feb 23, 2015

    Danna one of only 41 students in the world

  • Del Din ready to roll in access road upgrade

    Feb 23, 2015

    The spring and early summer of 2015 will be a busy time for Caserma Del Din users and the nearby Vicenza residents. Work to upgrade the access road to Caserma Del Din is due to start March 2 and expected to be completed in July.

  • Bayern Rangers hockey team take 2nd at championship tournament

    Feb 23, 2015

    Local military hockey team takes to the ice in Garmisch.

  • Northern Regional Medical Command leadership recognize regional trial athletes

    Feb 23, 2015

    After days of intense Army Regional Trials competition, about 50 warrior athletes from across the Northern Regional Medical Command gathered Friday for one final event hosted by the NRMC Warrior Transition Office.

  • Son of honor

    Feb 22, 2015

    People don't have to like you, but if you're competent at your job then they have to respect you. That's the message Chief Warrant Officer Phillip Brashear wanted the Reserve Soldiers and civilians of the 80th Training Command (TASS) headquarters to walk away with, after he spoke to them in Richmond, Va., Feb. 20, 2015, as part of the unit's Black History Month observance.

  • APG Senior Commander deems SHARP Resource Center an installation priority

    Feb 20, 2015

  • Inspiring a bright future from the past

    Feb 20, 2015

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Fort Irwin celebrated African American/Black History Month with a ceremony here, Feb. 11. This year's theme was "A Century of Black Life, History and Culture." The commander of the Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment -- Lt. Col. James Stephens -- said the event commemorated the "culture and accomplishments of our African American citizens and Soldiers, who have fought behind our stars and stripes in every war and who have significantly contributed to the rich cultural tapestry of America." "We are grateful for the past, present and future contributions of African American Soldiers and citizens to the success of our Army and the prosperity of our nation," Stephens stated. The ceremony featured honorary speaker, Maj. Kiryenski Jones, who is the officer in charge of Sustainment Automation Support Management with 11th ACR.

  • Enthusiasts share love for guns

    Feb 20, 2015

    Gun collectors lit up Fort Gordon's Range 16, a multipurpose range, Feb. 14, by firing a wide assortment of machine guns. The fact that it was Valentine's Day did not elude the shooters. Most had brought their spouses along since many of them enjoy shooting too.

  • African Land Forces Summit 2015 begins

    Feb 20, 2015

    DAKAR, Senegal -- African Land Forces Summit 2015 kicked off today with land force commanders from 36 African nations in attendance. The event, otherwise known as ALFS, will run from Feb. 9-12, in Dakar, Senegal. Attendees, all general officers from countries spanning the African continent, will conduct meetings to address mutual interests and concerns, as well as have a chance to solidify relationships.

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