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  • 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.

  • Army antiterrorism program asks all to "iWATCH"

    Feb 20, 2015

    To help us better understand the importance of identifying suspicious activity and the proper way to report it, the Department of the Army's Office of the Provost Marshal General came up with an anti-terrorism awareness program called "iWATCH".

  • Fort Wainwright Safety Office wins 'ICE Breaker' award for outstanding service

    Feb 18, 2015

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The Installation Safety team recently earned the "ICE Breaker" award for its dedication to improving the customer experience here through innovation and customer feedback.

  • Cultural classes get creative at Hohenfels

    Feb 17, 2015

    More than a class, Hohenfels Relocation Readiness team creates experiences.

  • Soldier for Life: Expert offers salary negotiation tips

    Feb 13, 2015

    Negotiating a salary is every job hunter's final hurdle. Many times, job seekers are so eager to have an employment offer that they forget to take advantage of the leverage they have at this critical moment.

  • I'll take Aerospace Engineers on 'Jeopardy!' for $100, Alex

    Feb 9, 2015

    An 8-year employee of AMRDEC's Weapons Development and Integration directorate, Smith went through several rounds of auditions before he was cast into a contestant pool for the syndicated broadcast show, "Jeopardy!". He dedicated himself to studying strategy and history for several months and after much tenacity and hopeful anticipation, producers called Smith in November 2014 and told him he was selected as a contestant. Smith's participation on the game show aired Jan. 29.

  • Composer Slam: Making music with friends

    Feb 2, 2015

  • Hygge: One word on how to embrace winter

    Feb 2, 2015

    COMMENTARY: Hygge can help winter warriors embrace the cold.

  • Tax Centers open in USAG Bavaria

    Feb 2, 2015

    U.S. ID card holders can get their taxes done for free at JMTC run tax centers.

  • Hundreds attend Army 'Listening Session'

    Jan 30, 2015

    Hundreds of community members gathered at DeRussy Hall, Hale Koa Hotel, here, Jan. 27, at the first of two U.S. Army listening sessions on the island, to provide input regarding a possible reduction of Army personnel at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks.

  • Schofield Barracks Tax Center ready for 2015

    Jan 30, 2015

    After a month of rigorous training, Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command, the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade and the 311th Signal Command are ready to take on their latest mission: helping military ID holders file their 2015 taxes.

  • We must 'Take a STAND!' for safety

    Jan 30, 2015

    Driving at a safe speed is a matter of integrity.

  • Army library programs designed to foster learning

    Jan 30, 2015

    "Electric Ed" Carbonell worked the young crowd with ease, Wednesday, here, at the library, as eager hands and arms flew skyward when a request was made for volunteer help.

  • White Sands Missile Range clears skies for Super Bowl XLIX

    Jan 30, 2015

    Airspace over White Sands Missile Range, the largest restricted airspace in the U.S. controlled by the Department of Defense, will partially open up in support of Super Bowl XLIX. At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration or FAA, WSMR will release part of its airspace to the FAA to accommodate an expected increase of commercial and general aviation traffic flying to and from Phoenix, Arizona Feb. 1-2.

  • Fort Irwin's Lewis Elementary succeeding per district strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    A group of educators and parents met to provide input for the best strategy in sustaining success and making improvements at Lewis Elementary School here, Jan. 26. The meeting was part of the Silver Valley Unified School District's strategy-building plan that involves each of its seven schools. Fort Irwin is site to three -- Lewis, Tiefort View Intermediate School and Fort Irwin Middle School.

  • USAMMDA Weighs in on Healthy Living

    Jan 30, 2015

    Employees at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity challenged themselves over the holidays with a competition to maintain or lose weight.

  • Remembering the Dream Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: A Day On, Not a Day Off

    Jan 30, 2015

    Soldiers from Fort Detrick, Maryland, joined with 40 local children who volunteered their timeat an event sponsored by a local farm and the Frederick Transit at the Bernard Brown Community Center, volunteered their time to benefit the community of Frederick and give back to others.

  • Army, AMC leadership address strategy

    Jan 30, 2015

    U.S. Army Materiel Command leaders highlighted lessons learned and the work the command is doing across the globe during a briefing to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Jan. 29.

  • IMCOM leader visits with White Sands Missile Range

    Jan 30, 2015

  • Local student, teacher selected for Normandy research trip

    Jan 30, 2015

    This summer, one local high school student will visit the beaches where 101st Airborne Division paratroopers landed more than 70 years ago as part of the D-Day invasion.

  • Classes cultivate marital relationships

    Jan 30, 2015

    Much like a vehicle, a marriage requires preventative maintenance to run at top performance. For some classes on overhauling your marriage, the Fort Campbell Family Life Center is offering Marriage Maintenance.

  • A safe haven

    Jan 30, 2015

    Learning the proper way to grieve is the purpose of the GriefShare program, which is managed through the Fort Campbell Family Life Center.

  • Goodbye Task Force Q

    Jan 30, 2015

    Sgt. 1st Class Stacy Quillen left an indelible mark on USAG Bavaria HHC.

  • 100+ runners 'take to the hills'

    Jan 29, 2015

    About 140 runners took part in Fort Sill's 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge 5-kilometer Run Jan. 24, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • 'Red Dragons' clash for best MLRS crew

    Jan 29, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Third Battalion, 13th Field Artillery held a best-by-test competition Jan. 20-22 to evaluate "Red Dragon" Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) crews on teamwork, speed and artillery skills proficiency.

  • Making a difference: ACS offers volunteer opportunities across post

    Jan 29, 2015

    People often search for a way to make a difference in the beginning of a new year and Fort Rucker offers numerous opportunities to improve the community through volunteerism.

  • ADA battalion focuses on mental fitness

    Jan 29, 2015

    T SILL, Okla. -- With the demands of today's Army, many Soldiers find themselves facing myriad personal issues as a result of psychological distress.

  • Training prepares Soldiers, Families for reintegration

    Jan 29, 2015

    One of the most important aspects of training a Soldier can go through is the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, or SERE, training. However, surviving through captivity is just half the battle, and Fort Rucker and U.S. Army South want to make sure that Soldiers are taken care of throughout the entire process.

  • Mountain 6 conducts Bayonet PT

    Jan 29, 2015

    FORT POLK, La. -- Lt. Col John Barefield, commander, 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment participates in bayonet physical fitness on January 28, 2015. Maj. Gen Stephen Townsend, commander, 10th Mountain Division conducted the PT session as a way to enhance esprit de corps and leader development among the Patriot Brigade battalion commanders.

  • Welcome home: K-9 handler returns to accolades

    Jan 29, 2015

    A cross-section of Fort Rucker's Army family recently gathered to welcome home one of its own after a yearlong deployment overseas.

  • Post names Youth of the Year

    Jan 29, 2015

    The Boys & Girls Club of Fort Jackson selected its 2014 Youth of the Year in a ceremony Saturday at the NCO Club.

  • Military, civilian leaders gather for exchange

    Jan 29, 2015

    "Leadership Through a Changing Environment" was the theme of the third Army Leader Exchange, a series of talks on leadership from national and local civilian and military leaders, Jan. 27 in the Lewis and Clark Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Gardeners wanted for post plots

    Jan 29, 2015

    Tucked away in a shady grove off Washington Road is one of Fort Jackson's best kept secrets. This land is reserved by the installation for gardeners.

  • Initiative helps veterans in job search

    Jan 29, 2015

    In anticipation of cutbacks scheduled to take place later this year, employees with the U.S. Army Training Center gathered at the Education Center last week to take advantage of a statewide employment initiative geared toward veterans and their families.

  • CVC addresses community concerns

    Jan 29, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Community Voice Committee, or CVC, discussed APG quality of life issues during its second meeting of the fiscal year, Jan. 22.

  • MLK event emphasizes community

    Jan 29, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 680 Soldiers, civilians, retirees, family members and local students reflected on the timeless words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the annual APG ceremony that celebrated the legacy of the civil rights leader at the Myer Auditorium Jan. 21. The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO CBD) coordinated the event.

  • Fort Leonard Wood plaque ceremony honors CST members killed helping accident victim

    Jan 29, 2015

    A plaque dedication ceremony was held Jan. 21 in the 1st Lt. Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Responder Training facility to honor two Florida National Guard Civil Support Team members who lost their lives while rendering aid to others.

  • First LEGO League returns

    Jan 29, 2015

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Nearly 130 students from across the state competed in the fourth annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics competition hosted at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters on APG North (Aberdeen) Jan. 24.

  • Day at 'races' builds teamwork, resilience

    Jan 29, 2015

    Twenty Soldiers from 68th Headquarters Support Company joined their battalion chaplain on a Warrior Adventure Quest to an indoor go-kart track in Oklahoma City.

  • Fort Leonard Wood competition clears the way to crown best Sapper team

    Jan 29, 2015

    Applications for engineers wanting to compete for the title of Best Sapper are now being accepted.

  • Tookmanian accepts role as top 14th MP Brigade NCO

    Jan 29, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Tookmanian is now the 14th Military Police Brigade's top noncommissioned officer.

  • Staying alive: American Red Cross offers CPR/AED/first aid certification to USAG Ansbach

    Jan 29, 2015

    The American Red Cross at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, use of an AED and basic first aid Saturday at Katterbach Kaserne.

  • Fort Lee to implement new installation access policies

    Jan 29, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (January 29, 2015) -- Fort Lee is slated to operate under new gate security measures beginning in April.

  • Fort Stewart, community join forces to help Soldiers, vets get jobs

    Jan 29, 2015

    As Soldiers depart the U.S. Army, whether the reasons are natural attrition or military cuts in troop strength, events like the Fort Stewart Transition Summit are a tool that can help departing Soldiers transition into civilian life. The Summit was a two-day event that took place at Club Stewart, Jan. 21 and 22.

  • Civilian Employees epitomize 'mission-first' mentality during snowstorm

    Jan 29, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Just as Soldiers focus on accomplishing a mission, Fort Drum Civilian Employees also have a mission to complete -- supporting Soldiers.

  • Putting people first-IMCOM mentorship offers employees perspective, growth opportunity

    Jan 28, 2015

    (Editor's note: This is part two of a three-article series on the distinct phases of the IMCOM Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program.) SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2015) -- Life changing, enlightening and powerful are just a few words used by two participants in the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters Centralized Mentorship Program after they returned to headquarters for a week-long job shadow with their mentors - phase two of the 12-month employee development program.

  • Marne Division earns FORSCOM safety award

    Jan 28, 2015

    The 3rd Infantry Division is the winner of the 2014 U.S. Army Forces Command Exceptional Organization Safety Award (Division Level) for superior performance in reducing fatalities in both on and off duty activities, and its overall effectiveness in safety program management and execution.

  • Materiel Common Operating Picture provides unprecedented view of logistics readiness

    Jan 28, 2015

    For more than a year, the U.S. Army Materiel Command has been hard at work developing a system that provides an overall picture of logistics readiness across the Army. The command wanted to aggregate data and provide leaders access to timely information in a user-friendly, easy-to-interpret online dashboard format.

  • Project Partnership 2014 with Italian Alpini in the Southern Alps

    Jan 28, 2015

    After the summer training held on Caserma Ederle in mid-June of last year, it was time for the U.S. Air Force 7th Weather Squadron Airmen to meet again with the Italian Army soldiers, the Comando Truppe Alpini - Servizio Meteomont, and take part in the biannual Project Partnership, which traditionally takes place in December of each year at Passo Tonale, a high mountain pass in the Southern Alps between the Lombardy and Trentino regions.

  • Outreach-KONTAKT Franken veranstaltet Bowlingabend in der Kaserne

    Jan 28, 2015

    ANSBACH, Germany (28. Jan. 2015) -- Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, der deutsch-amerikanische Freundschaftsclub der U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, veranstaltete am Samstag einen Bowlingabend im Bowling Center Katterbach.

  • 'Rolling along': Outreach-KONTAKT Franken hosts bowling night on post

    Jan 28, 2015

    Outreach-KONTAKT Franken, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's German-American friendship club based out of Ansbach, Germany, held a bowling night at Katterbach Bowling Center on post Jan. 24, 2015.

  • Army cyber defenders open source code in new GitHub project

    Jan 28, 2015

    Army cyber defenders released code to help detect and understand cyber attacks.

  • Army's EDGE offers home-schoolers variety, options

    Jan 27, 2015

    The whale watching began almost as soon as Cristian Harris, 15, and Austin Weiss, 10, hit the trail, here, on the morning of Jan. 21.

  • American Dream U free veteran business seminar coming to Monterey

    Jan 27, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Presidio of Monterey Garrison and American Dream U are hosting a free two-day entrepreneurial and career-inspiration event in Monterey Feb. 20 and 21. The event is open to all members of the military community, including military personnel, retirees, veterans, civilian employees and their spouses.

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony -- 1st Brigade 100th Training Division has new home

    Jan 27, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - A ribbon cutting ceremony held outside a newly redesigned facility marked the transfer of the 1st Brigade Headquarters (Military Intelligence) 100th Division to Fort Huachuca on Jan. 23.

  • Italian technical students visit Ederle and Del Din

    Jan 27, 2015

    Students of the technical high school "Silvio Ceccato" of Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza, visited Caserma Ederle for an exchange program with their American peers Jan. 13, and Caserma Del Din Jan. 20 to learn more on information technology.

  • Dragon's Den Breakfast comes to life at Netzaberg Elementary School

    Jan 27, 2015

    Monthly meeting brings parents into the educational fold.

  • Jiu jitsu club offers free classes in Hohenfels

    Jan 27, 2015

    Free jiu jitsu classes provide fitness and fun for the whole family.

  • USAG-J hosts 2nd "It Takes a Community" session

    Jan 27, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 28, 2015) -- The second "It Takes Community" session hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Japan was held Jan. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Club.

  • Camp Zama's youth become "little chefs"

    Jan 27, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 27, 2015) -- The Pacific Rim on Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation hosted "Little Chef's Night" and "Kids Movie Night" every Sunday for the month of January.

  • Army on Okinawa Farewells Team Player

    Jan 26, 2015

    Cynthia Walcott, Supervisory Budget Analyst, USAG -- Okinawa, has spent more than four years managing the budget here and has gained a reputation as a hard charger with a big smile.

  • Sill opens Terminal High Altitude Area Defense training

    Jan 26, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence is adding Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) to its training arsenal under the Air Defense Artillery School. The training is being done in a new building, dedicated Jan. 23 as the Lt. Gen. C.J. LeVan THAAD Instructional Facility.

  • Gadson returns to Fort Riley for former battalion's final St. Barbara's Ball

    Jan 26, 2015

    Retired Col. Greg Gadson said he would always be a Soldier. And, obviously, the troops of his former battalion, the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are special to him.

  • Soldier for Life: Instructor draws inspiration from transitioning Soldiers

    Jan 26, 2015

  • Dream job comes with 'personalized touch'

    Jan 26, 2015

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Addressing the concept of destiny, contemporary Japanese writer Haruki Murakami said, "Life is not like water. Things in life don't necessarily flow over the shortest possible route."

  • American Legion commander touts Watervliet as a pillar of national defense

    Jan 26, 2015

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal commander had at least 120,000 reasons why it was important to host here January 22 Frank Peters, the American Legion's New York Department Commander who leads an organization numbering nearly 120,000 members.

  • Team APG partners with local STEM community to host 2014 FIRST Lego League

    Jan 24, 2015

    Team Aberdeen Proving Ground partnered with the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and 'For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,' known as FIRST, hosted the 2014 FIRST Lego League robotics competition for students age 9-14, Saturday, January 24 at U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • Final Flight

    Jan 23, 2015

    The 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division take one final flight on the Kiowa Warrior helicopters. A ceremony was held for the departing unit that will be conducting an operational depoloyment in Korea.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • Marriage 101: First step to 'ever after'

    Jan 23, 2015

    Marriage is a big step for any relationship. The counselors at the Fort Campbell Family Life Center want to help couples make sure they're prepared for everything that step entails.

  • Fort Campbell community stands against cuts

    Jan 23, 2015

    More than 1,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers, civilians and retirees, as well as local elected officials and other community leaders gathered on post, Jan. 20, for a meeting that could very well determine the future of the installation.

  • Volesky discusses mission progress at virtual conference

    Jan 23, 2015

    Since the 101st Airborne Division has deployed to Liberia to help with efforts to contain one of the country's worst recorded outbreaks of the Ebola virus, Families and concerned community members have had questions about the state of the mission. To address concerns and provide an in-depth update about the situation in Africa, Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, conducted a Virtual Town Hall meeting Jan. 15.

  • Army Hawaii to hold community listening sessions Jan. 27, 28

    Jan 23, 2015

    The Army is conducting two community listening sessions in Hawaii this month to hear from communities about how troop reductions and restructuring could impact them.