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  • Hero and Remembrance run caps Military Survivor Appreciation Week

    Nov 7, 2014

    More than 1,000 people in the Fort Campbell and surrounding communities came together, Saturday, to honor fallen service members despite chilly morning temperatures.

  • Cushing faithful 'til death, says SecArmy at Hall of Heroes

    Nov 7, 2014

    First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing remained at his post, wounded but fighting valiantly until he was shot dead. Beside his cannon he fell, "blackened by powder and soaked red by blood," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh at the Pentagon Ceremony inducting the Civil War officer into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

  • 'All eyes' called on for anti-terrorism

    Nov 7, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A tweet last month may have sparked recently radicalized Islamic State, ISIL, members to take action. Based on a law enforcement bulletin citing a jihadist tweet, ISIL has called on lone offenders in the United States to use the "yellow pages," social media sites like Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter to find the addresses of service members, "show up and slaughter them."

  • Camp Roberts conducts Satellite Earth Terminal Station Complex ground-breaking

    Nov 7, 2014

    Leaders of the 514th Signal Company hosted a ground-breaking ceremony at the Camp Roberts Satellite Communications Station Oct. 30.

  • Leaders learn three approaches to stop sexual harassment

    Nov 7, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill leaders received an eye-opening experience Oct. 29 when a specialist in sexual assault and sexual violence told them if we just tell Soldiers to stop committing sexual violence, it won't work and we have to acknowledge obstacles to the prevention process.

  • Presidio, NPS runners turn out for the 2014 Honor Our Fallen 10K Run

    Nov 7, 2014

    A festival atmosphere was in the air despite rain and wind at the annual Honor Our Fallen 10K Run held Nov.1 at the Fort Ord Dunes State Park in Marina.

  • Sustainability involves repairs, latest technology, planning for future

    Nov 7, 2014

    The Directorate of Public Works here strives to keep this post, not only operational, but modern for personnel to conduct the mission of the National Training Center. In the past two fiscal years, DPW has been involved with numerous projects that continue the sustainability and upgrading of the installation, said DPW Director Mohammed Bari. Installation Management Command headquarters funded 86 recovery projects (22 completed) at a cost of $82 million to repair damage by rain and windstorms from 2013 and this year. In addition, the directorate received funding to study the 100-year flood scenario for the installation. The new storm water management plan will update the original plan (created in 1979) and recommends an estimated $100 million in renovations and repairs with the Army Corps of Engineers and Army Reserve units.

  • Honor veterans, practice safety during Veterans Day weekend

    Nov 6, 2014

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, reminds community members to stay safe over Veterans Day weekend.

  • Army's Op Rising Star to perform at White House

    Nov 6, 2014

    Sgt. Christiana Ball, the 2013 winner of Operation Rising Star, has been invited to participate in the Nov. 6, 2014, music annual gala called "In Performance at the White House."

  • 10th Mountain Division warriors earn Soldier's Medal for heroism

    Nov 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff awarded the Soldier's Medal to three Soldiers at Fort Drum for their actions in helping to save a distressed boater on the Black River earlier this year.

  • Cultural Resources archeologist preserves pieces of Fort Drum history

    Nov 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y -- Turning on a faucet for instant access to running water is an everyday convenience in the United States. Nearly 200 years ago -- when James LeRay de Chaumont built his estate on what is now Fort Drum's South Post -- it was a luxury amenity.

  • Adventurous runners compete in Zombie 5K

    Nov 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Soldiers, Family Members and Department of Army Civilians came out to participate in Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers' third annual Zombie 5K Run on Friday.

  • FLW SNAIR program prepares post for winter weather

    Nov 6, 2014

    With winter weather always a concern in Missouri during November through March, travelers and commuters need to know the latest road conditions before hitting the highways. For employees on Fort Leonard Wood, the post has a program in place to keep drivers informed of treacherous travel and weather-related information.

  • Faces of the Fort: Focus on FLW veterans, part III -- a WAC graduate

    Nov 6, 2014

    Since Vietnam, Lou Cruz has been serving her country, and she's not about to stop.

  • Terrain walk provides leaders up-close view of FLW capabilities

    Nov 6, 2014

    Some things you have to see with your own eyes to grasp the magnitude is the rational behind Fort Leonard Wood senior leaders getting a close-up look at training on the installation Oct. 29.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot, partners modernize worldwide satellite communications system

    Nov 6, 2014

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Engineers and technicians here are engaged in a worldwide, multi-year, multi-million dollar mission to modernize a satellite communications system used by the entire Defense Department.

  • MSCoE conducts strategic review, professional development

    Nov 6, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood senior leaders participated in a two-day strategic review and professional development event, which focused on promulgating the Army's priorities and assessing the Fort Leonard Wood campaign plan.

  • FLW street reopens after sinkhole filling

    Nov 6, 2014

    Traffic is once again flowing the entire length of Iowa Avenue after the filling of a sinkhole that could have, theoretically, housed several rows of mid-sized vehicles, stacked five deep.

  • Army Rising Star, Fort Leonard Wood Soldier to perform at White House

    Nov 6, 2014

    In celebration of the men and women who serve the United States, Sgt. Christiana Ball, 787th Military Police Battalion drill sergeant, is scheduled to perform at the White House today as a part of the "In Performance at the White House" series and the Joining Forces initiative.

  • Fort Sill career counselor of year competes at corps level

    Nov 6, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Lisa Gammon, 168th Brigade Support Battalion career counselor, recently traveled to Fort Carson, Colo., where she competed for and won the 4th Infantry Division's Career Counselor of the Year.

  • Reynolds Army Community Hospital staff focuses on healthy competition

    Nov 6, 2014

    In a move to improve their readiness and resilience, as well as their patients' fitness, Reynolds Army Community Hospital staff kicked off their 12-Week Performance Triad Health Challenge.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers practice muddy recoveries

    Nov 6, 2014

    Soldiers from 66th Forward Support Company "Renegades," trained on maintenance operations Oct. 27-29, to ensure they could recover a broke down or stuck vehicle anytime, anywhere and under any condition.

  • Fort Sill WTU kicks off Warrior Care Month with community bicyle ride

    Nov 6, 2014

    The Fort Sill Warrior Transition Unit (WTU) began Warrior Care Month with a community bicycle ride on a brisk Nov. 1 morning at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center here.

  • Army retiree walks Ten-Miler to raise awareness

    Nov 6, 2014

    More than 30,000 people ran the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 12, but only one walked the course sporting a purple cape.

  • At 106, local veteran ready for Veterans Day

    Nov 6, 2014

    Retired Lt. Col. Luta C. McGrath is older than the holiday she will commemorate Nov. 11, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • Unforgotten Grit -- A Civil War hero remembered

    Nov 6, 2014

    An Army reception for the family of Medal of Honor recipient 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing in Arlington, Va., Nov. 5, 2014. Cushing distinguished himself during combat operations against an armed enemy in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller/Released)

  • 94th Training Division Master Fitness Trainer Instructors conduct Performance Triad program

    Nov 6, 2014

  • Red Ribbon Week; youth members sign pledge

    Nov 5, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 5, 2014) -- Roman Duarte, a Zama American High School student, wore a sign around his neck that said, "I am silent to represent the deaths by substance abuse," as part of an activity during the Red Ribbon Week campaign held Oct. 23 to 31 on the Camp Zama installation, here.

  • IMCOM commander visits Rheinland-Pfalz

    Nov 5, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, the commander of Installation Management Command, met with Soldiers and civilian personnel during his recent visit to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz.

  • Military police officer saves local man's life

    Nov 5, 2014

    Sgt. Harry Nixon, a military policeman assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz's 95th Military Police Company at Sembach Kaserne, helps save a German man's life while conducting a recent patrol.

  • APG shows support during breast cancer awareness walk

    Nov 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 75 members of Team APG came out for a three kilometer walk in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month hosted by Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic's Performance Triad Team Oct. 24.

  • Expo highlights new, emerging technology

    Nov 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) and the Federal Direct Access Expositions (FDAE) co-hosted the Fall Technology Expo at APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Oct. 22.

  • Women's All Army basketball team returns to Fort Indiantown Gap

    Nov 5, 2014

    The All Army Women's basketball team training camp returned here this month after a two-year hiatus-the camp was canceled last year due to budget constraints.

  • Dedicated immigrant housekeeper retires after more than 21 years at Picatinny

    Nov 5, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ--Her career at Picatinny Arsenal spanned more than 21 years, yet very few people knew who she was or what she did. Mai Dao, a native of Vietnam, began working at Picatinny in 1993. She was employed with the Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate as a housekeeper at the installation's guest house. There, she ensured that guests-no matter the length of stay, military or civilian status or pay grade-were taken care of appropriately.

  • Chief of Staff Challenges Aviation Community on Class A Accident Rate

    Nov 5, 2014

    Aviation leaders and all rated and non-rated aircrew members have been issued this challenge by Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army: Reduce our manned aviation Class A mishap rate to below 1.0 per 100K flight hours. If we measured our Fiscal Year 14 results against this metric, we would have missed the mark because our mishap rate increased from last year's rate of 0.81 to this year's rate of 1.52.

  • Nashville Rotarians welcome senior Army leaders and WWII vets

    Nov 5, 2014

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's senior leader kicked off a week's worth of events and recognition ceremonies in honor of Veterans Day with the eighth largest Rotary Club in the world, Nov. 3.

  • Thunder Inn sees no competition, awarded DFAC of the year

    Nov 5, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- No matter how well-trained or prepared a Soldier is, to excel at their job or complete a mission they must be provided with the proper nutrients and sources of energy. For most Soldiers, the key location to obtain those nutrients is the nearest dining facility.

  • New Headquarters Building for Special Forces Battalion Ready for Action at Torii Station

    Nov 5, 2014

    The 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group recently partnered with U.S. Army Garrison Japan in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new headquarters building Nov. 4 at Torii Station.

  • From being on life support to providing support

    Nov 4, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- Improving the health and welfare of 700 employees is a tall order for the Watervliet Arsenal's small health clinic, especially when the clinic was nearly on life support itself this past year. But in the matter of one month, the clinic has regained its strength and in doing so, the health care for more than 700 employees has also been strengthened.

  • Soldier For Life Center dedicated to assist transitioning Soldiers, civilians

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldier readiness and resilience got a major boost as U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden leaders designated Clay Kaserne's Building 1023E as the community's Soldier For Life Center Oct. 20. Soldier for Life is one of the key programs of the Ready and Resilient Campaign ensuring the right conditions exist for civilians to transition into Soldiers, Soldiers to be trained and ready to do their jobs, and Soldiers to transition back to the civilian workforce, said Col. Mary Martin, USAG Wiesbaden commander.

  • Tour gives educators insight into military life

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Department of Defense Dependents Schools educators shape the futures of a very unique group of students: military children. Their parents fight wars in far-flung corners of the world, practice surviving vehicle rollovers and fly helicopters for a living, just to name a few. So they learned a little more about the world of their pupils' parents during the ninth DoDDS teacher orientation Oct. 29 on Clay Kaserne. Activities included a shooting exercise, vehicle rollover demonstration and a visit to the airfield.

  • Community members support Holiday Food Bank during Make a Difference Day

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden military community members were definitely in the holiday spirit Oct. 25 as they gave generously during Make a Difference Day. Organized by Army Community Service's Earl McFarland, the holiday food drive outside the Wiesbaden Commissary gathered supplies for ACS's new Holiday Food Bank, which opened Nov. 3.

  • Uncle and nephew put Family and mission first

    Nov 4, 2014

    RODRIGUEZ RANGE, South Korea -- The 2nd Battalion (Assault), 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade is well known for their ability to train with anyone at anytime across the peninsula. 2-2 Avn., also known as the Wild Card battalion, offers tactical speed, mobility and surprise to their patrons while conducting air assault operations utilizing UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters.

  • Domestic violence observance stresses finding ways to help those in need

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With a steady voice and unwavering stance, Julie Wahlers shared her life's weakest and strongest moments with a roomful of strangers, coworkers, neighbors and friends. "I was literally looking into the eyes of victims I was helping and thinking, 'By the grace of God, there go I,'" said Julie Wahlers, reflecting on a time in her life she was both victim and heroine, counseling women suffering from domestic violence while she herself was returning home every night to her partner's scathing words and blows.

  • Command proactive in helping employees with special needs

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Europe and Installation Management Command-Europe leaders have been proactive in making Clay Kaserne facilities accessible to people with disabilities, according to Erni Moya, USAREUR Equal Employment Opportunity officer. "The command has been very supportive in making sure people with disabilities have not only access to meaningful employment opportunities but also to the benefits and privileges of employment," Moya said. "The leadership throughout USAREUR and IMCOM are active supporters of the Program for Individuals with Disabilities."

  • New dance studios, other features enhance SKIES Unlimited Program

    Nov 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Young Wiesbaden dance enthusiasts and instructors have two new reasons to celebrate. "We just spent over €110,000 on two new dance studios," said Steven Hall, director of Wiesbaden's School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited Program.

  • U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa's Warrior Zone Gets High Praise from Top NCO

    Nov 4, 2014

    Installation Management Command's top noncommissioned officer for Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, visited U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa Nov. 2 -- 4 to get a better look at the installation's one-of-a-kind Warrior Zone.

  • Breedlove describes challenges facing European Command

    Nov 4, 2014

    Top U.S. general in Europe discusses Russia, troop reductions and rotational forces

  • Scouts build boxes for bats

    Nov 4, 2014

    Project helps preserve endangered species at Hohenfels

  • Installation Management Command Europe changes region director

    Nov 4, 2014

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Installation Management Command Europe welcomed a new region director during a change of responsibility ceremony Nov. 4, at the Vogelweh military complex here.

  • Ebola Supplement from Army Medicine

    Nov 4, 2014

    Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Supplement from Army Medicine

  • Ranger School - forging warriors for the future

    Nov 4, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson watches as Ranger candidates conduct the Combat Water Survival Assessment portion of Ranger school at Victory Pond, Fort Benning, Ga., Nov. 3, 2014. Maj. Gen. Austin S. Miller, the commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Col. David G. Fivecoat, the commander of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade, provided an overview and detailed explanation of the MCoE's mission and current and future requirements. (U.S. Army photos by Patrick Albright/Released)

  • 54 Expert Infantryman Badges pinned on Soldiers

    Nov 4, 2014

    After completing a final 12-mile foot march, 54 Soldiers walked away with the Expert Infantryman Badge Oct. 31 during a ceremony at Todd Hill.

  • Helping Soldiers shed pounds

    Nov 4, 2014

    Each day, drill sergeants assist basic trainees in their efforts to become highly motivated, well-disciplined, physically and mentally fit Soldiers. For Staff Sgt. Michael Duvall, that includes going the extra mile to help them lose weight and transform their diets.

  • Oktoberfest brings communities together

    Nov 4, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Hundreds of members of the APG and local communities gathered at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center for Oktoberfest festivities Oct. 24-25.

  • Year of Transformation Yields Big Savings for the Exchange

    Nov 4, 2014

    For service members to get the goods they need and want, an efficient supply chain is more than a necessity--it is the linchpin of Exchange's mission to improve the quality of life for Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and their families. With this in mind, the Exchange's Logistics Directorate is increasing efficiencies in the supply chain through collaboration with technology groups, buying staffs and vendors.

  • 70th BSB Halloween fun run

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers of the 70th Brigade Support Battalion participate in a fun run to celebrate Halloween. To embrace the spirit of the holiday, Soldiers and command teams donned costumes and called cadence through the streets. The run concluded with a peer-judged costume contest where the top two fan favorites earned themselves a three-day pass.

  • SHARP march

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Representatives, victim advocates, and program managers of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program lead a march on Camp Casey, South Korea, as part of their campaign to end domestic violence and sexual assaults October 31, 2014. The 210th Field Artillery Brigade commander Col. Michael J. Lawson was in attendance along with battalion commanders, battery and company commanders, and Soldiers from the 210th FA Bde. all showing their support for the campaign.

  • BBQ with a side of pie

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--To raise funds for the battalion Christmas party this year, the 70th Brigade Support Battalion gathered on Halloween for a BBQ and pie auction on Camp Casey, South Korea. Although instead of eating the pies, Soldiers had the chance to plant them into the faces of their battery and company leaders, and finally, the 70th BSB command team.

  • Marshall Center's CFC campaign goes trick-or-treating

    Nov 3, 2014

    Staff of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies took their Combined Federal Campaign to the U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria - Garmisch Community's Spooktacular Halloween event Oct. 31 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. This campaign affords federal employees the opportunity to donate to charitable organizations. This year's campaign has been extended to Nov. 21.

  • Former Senior Leaders Help Shape the Future of Army Medicine

    Nov 3, 2014

    On Oct. 20, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, the 43rd Army Surgeon General, hosted 45 former senior Army Medical Department (AMEDD) leaders known as the FASSL, or Former AMEDD Senior Strategic Leaders. In her invitation, Lt. Gen. Horoho asked for their valuable input on the role Army Medicine has in keeping the Army fit and resilient and how to create a System for Health for the Army that also influences the health of the nation. The challenge was clear -- she wanted more than lessons learned, but rather "visions unexplored, and perhaps previously unimagined."

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Sill workers battle, overcome breast cancer

    Nov 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The conclusion of every day takes a little bit of Renee Chase's worry with it. Chase is a breast cancer survivor. At three and a half years she is planning to make the milestone mark of five years without the cancer coming back.

  • Chaplain Assistants Make it Happen Behind the Scenes

    Nov 3, 2014

    For over 105 years, chaplain assistants have played an integral role in providing support and comfort to Soldiers and their families while directly supporting chaplains to ensure successful ministries.

  • Federal Civilian Shows Dedication through Four Decades of Service

    Nov 3, 2014

    A friend to many, a sister to nine and a mother to three--Joann Claybon has dedicated her life to loving and serving the people around her, including through her service in the federal government.

  • Chaplain Assistants Provide Religious Support to Soldiers and Families World-Wide

    Nov 3, 2014

    This year all current and former U.S. Army Chaplain Assistants will celebrate 105 years of supporting and protecting Army Chaplains in their mission of providing religious support to Soldiers and Family members in all aspects of military operations around the world.

  • Same Army, different time: Vietnam 1968

    Nov 3, 2014

    In honor of Veterans Day, I offer a remembrance of what it was like to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War.

  • Flying Tigers activated at National Training Center

    Nov 3, 2014

    An activation ceremony established B Company, 229th Aviation Regiment within 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Support Brigade here, Oct. 16.

  • Trunk or Treat!

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Families, U.S. military personnel and civilians from Camp Casey, South Korea come out to enjoy the "Trunk or Treat" attraction offered by the Community Activity Center on Halloween October 31, 2014 at the Community Activity Center on Camp Casey, South Korea. Also, Soldiers from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, brought out equipment to provide a static display for participants to familiarize with.

  • Thunder Crucible awards

    Nov 3, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, receive their well deserved glory for the Thunder Crucible October 31, 2014 at Carey Field on Camp Casey, South Korea. Sgt. 1st Class William Mullins from Harold, Kentucky, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and Capt. Edward H. Olson assigned to HHB, 6th Bn., 37th FA Regt., 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., from Lake Arrowhead, California, won first place, receiving the Army Commendation Medal and bayonets presented by 210th FA Bde. commander Col. Michael J. Lawson . Overall, more than 200 Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division competed in the Thunder Crucible, a team competition held October 28-29 which was designed to test Soldier's mettle, teamwork and mastery of individual skills and knowledge. Coming in second for the competition was Capt. Alexander G. Mullin, battery commander of A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, from Kingwood, Texas, and 1st Sgt. Jose A. Rodriguez Figueroa, senior enlisted adviser of, A Btry., 1st Bn., 38th FA Regt., 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div., from Ciales, Puerto Rico. Third place winners were Sgt. George J. Harakas, a platoon leader from Bolingbrook, Illonois, and 2nd Lt. Nicholas M. Ficarrotta, a fire direction specialist from Wilton, Connecticut, both assigned to A Btry., 1st Bn., 38th FA Regt., 210th FA Bde., 2nd Inf. Div.

  • 6-37 Halloween fun run

    Nov 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea--Soldiers of the 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, participate in a fun run to celebrate Halloween. To embrace the spirit of the holiday, Soldiers and command teams donned costumes and called cadence through the streets.

  • Truck Rodeo champs celebrate their victory

    Nov 2, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Mechanics from 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, gather around at their motor pool for a group photo October 30, 2014 on Camp Casey, South Korea. Recently, the battalion won the first place in the Warrior Truck Rodeo Competition, displaying their expertise and ability to achieve their mission.

  • Cooking up a new job at the 80th TASS Training Center

    Nov 1, 2014

    Too many cooks in the kitchen can sometimes cause problems, but for Soldiers going through the Food Service Specialist course offered by the 80th TASS Training Center, one more cook in the kitchen is a problem solver.

  • New England District Completes Construction of Two Firing Ranges at Fort Devens

    Oct 31, 2014

    Members of the New England District team, in partnership with the Louisville District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, as well as the Security Construction and Range Control teams at Fort Devens recently completed two firing ranges at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

  • Rock Island Arsenal's 'Halloween Hustle'

    Oct 31, 2014

    Soldiers and civilian employees from Rock Island Arsenal take off on the Halloween Hustle, an early morning 5-kilometer fun run and walk held Oct. 31 on the installation.

  • Exchange Essay Contest Highlights PX Memories in Vietnam

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with Procter & Gamble, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War with an essay contest that provides Vietnam veterans and family members an opportunity to share memories of their local PX/BX experience overseas or back home during the Vietnam War.

  • Newly published Enhanced Placement Program to affect USAG Ansbach employees

    Oct 31, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach appropriated-fund employees gathered Oct. 31 at Katterbach Theater for an all-hands session to discuss a new policy that targets thousands of overseas Installation Management Command employees starting Nov. 3.

  • Army, Fort Drum leaders sign contract for renewable, sustainable energy source for installation

    Oct 31, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As the Army moves to more sustainable forms of energy, Fort Drum remains ahead of the curve. Department of the Army, Fort Drum, New York state and local leaders gathered Thursday at the Commons on post to officially mark the beginning of a new era in renewable energy.

  • New Jersey gets second civilian aide to Secretary of the Army

    Oct 31, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Richard Eastman, military liaison for the Morris County Chamber of Commerce supporting the Army's Soldier For Life and Community Covenant programs, was recently appointed as the newest civilian aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) from the Garden State.

  • FH Soldiers take Army Master Fitness Training Course, prepare to train others to become fit

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Army Master Fitness Training Course, MFT, arrived at Fort Huachuca Sept. 15 through Oct. 9 so trainers could prepare Soldiers for the physical demands of war and educate them on fitness.

  • Fort Huachuca's first CFC Walk designed to heighten awareness

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 2014 Fort Huachuca Combined Federal Campaign personnel held a CFC Awareness Walk Wednesday morning at Warrior/Sentinel Field to heighten awareness among members of the Fort Huachuca community about the annual fundraising campaign.

  • Steps of Honor: Military survivors remember fallen troops

    Oct 31, 2014

    "It's kind of like a community that we don't want to belong to, but we do belong to," said Tammy Stansbery. The community to which Stansbery is referring is military survivors -- the Family and friends that service members leave behind when they are killed in combat or die while in active-duty status. These Family members are also known as Gold Star Families. To recognize these individuals, Fort Campbell Survivor Outreach Services is hosting Military Survivor Appreciation Week. The event formerly known as Gold Star Family Appreciation Week is held traditionally during the last week of October. Events ranging from installation tours, to a dance and special memorial events bring survivors together to share their experience and receive support from SOS staff.

  • Fort raises domestic violence awareness with open house

    Oct 31, 2014

  • BACH celebrates life with annual Walk to Remember

    Oct 31, 2014

    During Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's 8th annual Walk to Remember Ceremony Oct. 23, Families and parents gathered to remember and honor children lost at birth, miscarriage or at a young age. The event, held on the hospital's "A" Building veranda, was organized by BACH's chaplain and Bereavement Support Committee in support of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Month.

  • Fort Carson water reductions earn Secretary of the Army award

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Carson's Net Zero water conservation efforts brought the installation the 2014 Annual Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Award for water conservation.

  • Butterfly Garden Improvements Made at Black Rock Lake for Public Lands Day

    Oct 31, 2014

    Several Girl Scouts and Park Rangers gathered at Black Rock Lake on Sept. 14, to winterize and enhance the native butterfly garden and walking path at the Black Rock Lake in Thomaston, Connecticut.

  • Fort Carson hosts domestic violence awareness conference

    Oct 31, 2014

    Fort Carson hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Month conference in which attendees wore masks to replicate a victim of domestic violence her identity and not being her true self.

  • Women sweep Operation Rising Star semifinals

    Oct 31, 2014

    Ten singers took to the stage at Hale Ikena, here, to compete in the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii semifinals of "Operation Rising Star," Oct. 22.

  • Tips help maintain OPSEC online

    Oct 31, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members and civilians at Fort Carson must keep operations security in mind and be careful about what they talk about online, on social media sites and via email.

  • Triad enters week 21

    Oct 31, 2014

    The Performance Triad is speeding to its end. In a couple weeks, the health challenge will conclude.

  • Family Sports Day is Nov. 5 at Stoneman Athletic Complex

    Oct 31, 2014

    Wednesday, Nov. 5th, the Army Community Service (ACS) Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), in partnership with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR), will host Family Sports Day at the newly renovated Stoneman Athletic Complex, here, from noon till 4 p.m.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Garrison farewells Hatfield, greets new CSM

    Oct 30, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Leonard Wood has a new command sergeant major.

  • Faces of the Fort: Focus on FLW veterans, part II

    Oct 30, 2014

    Joining the Army on a whim turned out to be one of the best impulse decisions one veteran and Fort Leonard Wood employee ever made.

  • Army Ground Forces Band to host "Salute to Veterans" performance

    Oct 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command's Army Ground Forces Band will honor Veterans with a performance at Fayetteville State University's J.W. Seabrook Auditorium Nov. 9.

  • Outpatient care now possible under new agreement between VA and GLWACH

    Oct 30, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood area veterans assigned to the Columbia, Missouri, veterans hospital living in the Fort Leonard Wood area needing hospitalization or select outpatient specialty care may no longer have to make the Columbia commute.

  • USO fall festival brings fun to military Families

    Oct 30, 2014

    According to Erika Rochon, 7, the great thing about being a kid is getting to do "stuff." If "stuff" means dressing up like a cat and eating lots and lots of candy, then Rochon has got it made.

  • Iron Aviator: Soldiers compete for coveted title

    Oct 30, 2014

    With the sun high in the sky and the weather perfect for outdoor competition, Class 1403 of the Aviation Captains Career Course took to one of Fort Rucker's most frequented spots to compete for one of the most coveted titles.

  • Luncheon honors those with breast cancer

    Oct 30, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir community honored breast cancer survivors and those who lost their lives to it, Tuesday at the Officers' Club as a part of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month events. Shondia McFadden-Sabari, a military spouse and breast cancer survivor spoke during the luncheon.

  • Volunteers boost Fort Leonard Wood, community on Make a Difference Day

    Oct 30, 2014

    More than 7,232 volunteer hours were invested into the Fort Leonard Wood community Saturday, as more than 1,200 participants combed the area to make a difference.

  • How parents can help keep their children from drugs

    Oct 28, 2014

    Parents often struggle with determining the appropriate age to discuss alcohol and drugs with their children. Here's why it's important to hold an open, honest conversation on the matter.

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