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  • APG provides resources, services for domestic violence victims

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - All branches of the Department of Defense observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October. The 2014 theme is "relationships should be safe, respectful and positive."

  • Fort Leonard Wood to host Special Olympics games

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood is partnering with Special Olympics Missouri to host the 2015 SOMO State Indoor Games.

  • Venture crew learns survival skills

    Oct 23, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Twice a month, a group of teens known as the 1917 Venture Crew meet at APG's Bayside Community Center to plan new adventures. The crew, which formed last year, is the largest in Harford County, with 16 registered members.

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

    Oct 23, 2014

    Nearly half of the more than 3,200 Department of the Army civilian employees on Fort Leonard Wood traded in their military uniforms for civilian attire.

  • Drill sergeant awarded Purple Heart Medal

    Oct 23, 2014

    A field artilleryman-turned drill-sergeant was awarded the Purple Heart Medal Oct. 17 in front of his Basic Combat Training Soldiers.

  • Healthy Relationship? Bingo! -- FAP takes creative approach to domestic violence prevention

    Oct 23, 2014

    More than 30 Fort Jackson couples took the opportunity to go on a date night and improve their relationship skills during the Family Advocacy Program's Healthy Relationship Bingo event Tuesday at the Joe E. Mann Center.

  • Lightning Challenge -- 165th cadre put to test

    Oct 23, 2014

    The 165th Infantry Brigade conducted its semiannual Lightning Challenge Friday -- a daylong competition to test the stamina and technical competence of the officers, non-commissioned officers and cadre in the brigade on a variety of physical and mental tasks.

  • Career offers come to Sill for transitioning Soldiers‏

    Oct 23, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers getting out of the Army may not have to leave the installation before finding their next career. Fort Sill Garrison is partnering with national companies who want to train, certify and hire Soldiers, and they want to do it all in what was formerly the RecPlex, now the Industrial Training Center.

  • Drill sergeants, cadre test for German Armed Forces Badge

    Oct 23, 2014

    Drill sergeants and cadre from two 434th Field Artillery Brigade battalions tested for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency Aug. 25-28.

  • Secretary of the Army 2014 Energy and Water Management Awards Announced

    Oct 23, 2014

    Recipients of the 2014 Secretary of the Army Energy and Water Management Awards have been announced.

  • Fall Festival draws 2,000 to Fort Sill

    Oct 23, 2014

    Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area turned into a zombieland as Fort Sill's FMRW hosted its Second Annual Fall Festival Oct. 18. About 2,000 people turned out for the festivities which included a 5k zombie obstacle course trail run, pumpkin patch, zombie movie marathon and zombie paintball hunt.

  • Soldiers represent Fort Jackson in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 23, 2014

    Sixteen Soldiers from various units represented Fort Jackson in the 30th Army Ten-Miler Oct. 12 in Washington. The Soldiers competed on three teams in the active duty mixed division and the active duty men's division.

  • RIA Soldiers visit Bettendorf Middle School career fair

    Oct 23, 2014

  • Slideshow: A hands-on history lesson

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Jackson, S.C., marked National Archaeology Month Oct. 18, 2014, with a Family Field Day event at Twin Lakes. Visitors were asked to participate in a public archaeological excavation.

  • Annual community breakfast showcases growth, partnerships

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Fort Belvoir Garrison hosted its annual community breakfast Thursday, inviting local community leaders to discuss issues and how to improve partnerships.

  • STEAM Day keeps Families aware of importance of learning

    Oct 23, 2014

    Fort Belvoir Elementary School staff and teachers invited students and their parents to Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Day, Saturday to improve children's interests in STEAM activities. Nancy Rowland, STEAM coordinator at the school, said about 500 students and their Families attended the event, which had multiple stations to teach them about each of the STEAM subject areas.

  • Great ShakeOut teaches 'Drop, Cover and Hold On' to Belvoir

    Oct 23, 2014

    Members of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Belvoir learned how to "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" in the event of an earthquake during the 2014 Great ShakeOut drill Oct. 14. The event taught employees to drop to the ground, take cover by getting under a sturdy desk or table and hold on while being prepared to move with the object of cover until the shaking stops.

  • USAMRIID supports Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa

    Oct 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases is playing a significant role in assisting the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa.

  • Arsenal awards largest electrical contract in a generation

    Oct 21, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal announced this month that it has awarded a $4.2 million contract to a New York construction company to upgrade the arsenal's main power substation. "This will be the largest and most important electrical project the arsenal has undertaken in nearly 30 years," Dedjoe said. "We have been working on the design for this power station for more than two years and it comes none too soon as the current power station is more than 50 years old."

  • Small businesses essential to Huntsville Center success

    Oct 20, 2014

    "The truth is we couldn't deliver our programs without them -- when you get to the actual execution of projects, there's a business that's part of our team. We need them to get the work done," Col. Robert J. Ruch said during the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's Small Business Forum Oct. 15. The commander spoke to approximately 250 business owners and representatives about Huntsville Center's mission and potential contracting opportunities.

  • USAMRIID Welcomes New Sergeant Major

    Oct 20, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Darryl W. Warren and welcomed Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Brooks at the change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 1.

  • Walk Raises Fort Detrick Community Breast Cancer Awareness

    Oct 20, 2014

    More than 200 people turned out for the seventh annual Fort Detrick Army Community Services/Exceptional Family Member Program breast cancer walk on Fort Detrick, held Oct. 9, walking more than 300 miles.

  • Convoy advisory for Honolulu

    Oct 20, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army is advising motorists to be alert and drive with care as the 25th Infantry Division conducts a series of convoys from Schofield Barracks to Dillingham Airfield, 21 Oct.

  • Workgroups refine, prioritize 15 issues at FY15 AFAP conference

    Oct 17, 2014

    Twenty-two volunteers gathered Oct. 7 through 9 for this year's Army Family Action Plan conference to define, prioritize and make recommendations on 15 issues that affect the U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach and 12th Combat Aviation Brigade community.

  • Grab your meal from Thunder Express

    Oct 17, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, enjoy healthy breakfast meals at the grand opening of Thunder Express October 15, 2014 at the 70th Brigade Support Battalion Headquarters on Camp Casey, South Korea. Thunder Express is a grab-and-go truck for Soldiers that do not have the time to go to the dining facility. It will be stationed there on a daily basis with three hearty menus to choose from.

  • 35th CSSB hosts Hispanic Heritage Month observance

    Oct 17, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 17, 2014) -- The Hispanic Heritage Month observance was held on Oct. 9 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here, to recognized the Hispanic cultures that impact military communities.

  • Carson: Changes needed in Army's 'archaic' retention, promotion system

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Army needs to make serious institutional changes in order to retain and develop the best Soldiers, the Army's under secretary said.

  • ASC conducts worldwide communications exercise

    Oct 17, 2014

  • Brig. Gen. Cavoli details off-post uniform wear, behavior for U.S. Army in Bavaria

    Oct 17, 2014

    The top Army official in the Bavarian military community is reminding DOD personnel and their families to use caution and follow antiterrorism personal protective measures already in place.

  • Runnin' with Army style

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Active Duty Men Masters (40 years and older) team took third place in this year's Army Ten-Miler, with a combined finishing time of 4:14:04.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Announces Open House of Historic Courtroom

    Oct 17, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall announces its quarterly Public Open House of Grant Hall's historic third-floor courtroom, located on the Fort McNair side of the Joint Base in southwest Washington D.C., from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

  • 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day gives special thanks to Vietnam veterans

    Oct 17, 2014

    United States military retirees gathered at Spates Community Club on the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall Oct. 10 for the base's 56th annual Retiree Appreciation Day.

  • Joint base Soldier takes culinary skills to TV show

    Oct 17, 2014

    What does Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Sgt. Sarah Deckert have in common with TV chefs Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray and Gordon Ramsay? She recently spent time cooking with another TV chef, Jeff Henderson, for an episode of his show, "Flip My Food."

  • Marines, Soldiers ride for safety

    Oct 17, 2014

    Soldiers and Marines from the National Capital Region participated in a motorcycle safety ride Oct. 9 to promote camaraderie amongst seasoned and new riders. The ride began on the Henderson Hall portion of the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and ended at Chancellorsville Battlefield in Fredericksburg, Va.

  • Army Medicine Today and Tomorrow: Key Trusted Professional for the Army

    Oct 17, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, The Surgeon General, was the featured speaker at the Military Family Forum on Oct. 13. The forum was held during the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The theme for this year's meeting was "Trusted Professionals--Today and Tomorrow."

  • Speaker brings powerful message to end domestic violence

    Oct 17, 2014

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Fort Gordon's Family Advocacy Program is encouraging the community to be cognizant of it year-round in an effort to end the violence. In recognition of domestic violence, Fort Gordon held its Domestic Violence Awareness Month Command Program Oct. 7 in Alexander Hall. The following day, a professional workshop was held at the Gordon Conference and Catering Center.

  • Fort Gordon officials look toward post future layout

    Oct 17, 2014

    The Installation Area Development Plan Practicum is held every five to six years. The purpose of the workshop was to take one of the installation's four development areas and create a detailed plan going through the area's architectural landscaping, roadways, buildable land, and non-buildable land to determine a plot for the future of the installation.

  • Parents learn ways to protect their children online

    Oct 17, 2014

    Fort Gordon invited parents and the post community to the program, "Securing Your Children From Cyber Criminals." It is part of the many activities and trainings offered this month, which is Army Cyber Security Month.

  • First Army Welcomes the "Paddle Pilgrim"

    Oct 17, 2014

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- A journey down the Mississippi River made for a fascinating topic during a special First Army weekly Bible study. Dave Ellingson, a Lutheran pastor and psychology professor at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, Wash., spoke Oct 15 to First Army Soldiers and civilians about his physical, mental and spiritual journey kayaking the entire 2,350-mile length of the "Mighty Mississippi."

  • Cobra Medic Combat Water Survival Training

    Oct 17, 2014

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- Soldiers from Company C, 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division conducted Combat Water Survival Training (CWST) while simultaneously implementing their Medic Table VI and Basic Life Support (BLS) skills with an Automated External Defribulator (AED) on Oct. 1 at Helamano Military Reserve in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers honor Hispanic Americans

    Oct 17, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- Performing traditional Latin and Spanish American dances and songs Soldier from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division celebrated the diverse culture of Hispanic people Oct. 15 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • 2nd SBCT Soldiers honor Hispanic Americans

    Oct 17, 2014

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii - Performing traditional Latin and Spanish American dances and songs Soldier from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division celebrated the diverse culture of Hispanic people Oct. 15 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • USAG Ansbach takes pride in Army DoD revised sign standard

    Oct 16, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Directorate of Public Works installed the first installation sign that falls within the Department of Defense's revised design standards Oct. 8, 2014, at Barton Barracks.

  • Army researchers win first place in international software design contest

    Oct 16, 2014

    Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate won first place in an international software design contest. The two will be recognized at the 12th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for System Design, or MEMOCODE, in Switzerland Oct. 19-21, 2014

  • Retired intel officer, Fort Drum employee defines own road to success

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Bobbie Jean Gosier is not one for excuses. Although the 66-year-old former Army warrant officer can point to many difficult challenges in her lifetime, including childhood segregation where she grew up in rural Georgia and entrenched prejudices elsewhere, she never quit and continued moving forward.

  • Instructors bring Gracie Defense System to Fort Drum community

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Do you know what you would do in the event of an attack? Instructors from the 10th Mountain Division (LI) Light Fighters School are teaching Soldiers, Civilians and Family Members exactly how to get away from potential attackers.

  • Increased force-protection posture goes into effect at USAG Ansbach

    Oct 16, 2014

  • Commentary: Can you guess who I am?

    Oct 16, 2014

    Hello, I am a silent killer. I know no names. I am not partial to age, gender or social class. People often get me confused with a security blanket, being powerful, harmless, loving and caring.

  • Fort Jackson activates 10th Basic Combat Training Battalion

    Oct 16, 2014

    A provisional battalion for Basic Combat Training is activating on Fort Jackson this week. Designated the "Lightning Battalion," the new organization is a product of consolidating Soldiers from five companies from around the installation.

  • Scholarships available to Service members, families

    Oct 16, 2014

    The price for a college education can be very expensive. Barbara Martin, Army Community Services Employment Readiness Program manager, said the more college scholarships military dependents can receive the less money they will have coming out of their pockets.

  • Task Force returns from security mission

    Oct 16, 2014

    More than 80 Soldiers from Task Force Charlie, composed of Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, returned home to Fort Sill Oct. 10 to the cheers of excited family, friends, Soldiers and community members.

  • 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade expands spouse's tour

    Oct 16, 2014

    The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade and its family readiness group continues to build upon the battalion's newcomers spouse tour to familiarize spouses about resources offered in the Lawton-Fort Sill community.

  • MPs build resiliency with CIPS

    Oct 16, 2014

    Ten years after it's conception, the U.S. Army Military Police School's Critical Incident Peer Support Course based out of Fort Leonard Wood is still going strong.

  • Frontier Army Days provides glimpse of 19th century Soldier life

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Sill hosted its sixth annual Frontier Army Days -- a living history program designed to give children and adults the opportunity for a hands-on learning experience through re-enactment and historical storytelling about 19th century Soldiers in the Midwest.

  • 94th Engineer Battalion cases colors

    Oct 16, 2014

    The wheelchair-bound former sergeant settled into the spot reserved for the distinguished guest as he watched his former battalion march onto Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field one last time.

  • Engineer reading list turns from pages to online digits

    Oct 16, 2014

    Traditional reading for the U.S. Army Engineer School has progressed from pages to online digits with the introduction of the Engineer Regiment's Resource Menu.

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Hispanic heritage with Latin rhythms, education

    Oct 16, 2014

    The smell of traditional Mexican cuisine and the sound of Latin rhythms filled the room during last week's National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

  • FLW holds 5k for Domestic Violence Awareness

    Oct 16, 2014

    About 100 people braved the rain and cooler temperatures Saturday to participate in Fort Leonard Wood's third monthly 5k run at the Davidson Fitness Center.

  • New York ROTC team honors cadet at Army 10-mile race

    Oct 16, 2014

    Robert Jahn, an international food distributor from upstate New York, lost his son Trevor, an ROTC Cadet and a senior at Ithaca college, in a car accident in 2005. Now, Robert sponsors a team of Cadets and cadre from the area in the Army Ten Miler each year, in memory of his son.

  • Fort Rucker welcomes local clergy to bolster spiritual strength

    Oct 16, 2014

    Leaders of faiths spanning the religious spectrum convened on post Oct. 9 in recognition of Clergy Appreciation Day, sponsored by the Fort Rucker Religious Support Office.

  • Giving back: Organizers hopeful of meeting CFC goal

    Oct 16, 2014

    People on Fort Rucker have given generously to the Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign, but the work is far from over as the campaign pushes on.

  • Top honors: Fort Rucker Primary School teacher up for national award

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Rucker is no stranger to awards when it comes to excellence, and one teacher has taken that winning spirit and used it to educate the installation's youth.

  • Evolving history: Museum reworks displays to keep perspective fresh

    Oct 16, 2014

    Museums are a record of the slow, constant change and evolution in the world that people participate in every day, and this record itself is constantly being updated at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum by a staff that recognizes the importance of building the future on the foundations of the past.

  • Hunting with heroes: Funds raised benefit wounded warriors

    Oct 16, 2014

    Oct. 11 marked the culmination of a weeklong hunt to benefit wounded warriors, and with the funds raised through the event, Fort Rucker is giving back to Soldiers.

  • Commandant promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The field artillery branch has one of the Army's newest brigadier generals as its leader. Brig. Gen. William Turner, FA School Commandant and chief of FA, was promoted Oct. 9 on Old Post Quadrangle.

  • Five judges join Army's Court of Criminal Appeals

    Oct 16, 2014

    Five judges were selected by Lt. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, the Judge Advocate General, to become part of the Army's Court of Criminal appeals during an investiture ceremony, Oct. 9 at the U.S. Army Legal Services Agency.

  • Power of humor emphasized during disability awareness event

    Oct 16, 2014

    Members of the Fort Belvoir community learned the importance of recognizing accomplishments made by men and women with disabilities during the Belvoir Equal Employment Opportunity office's National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebration at the Community Center, Thursday.

  • 'We' leader promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 16, 2014

    A highly accomplished Army officer and Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran was sworn into the ranks of general officers last week.

  • 2-18th Field Artillery Regiment wins two tournaments

    Oct 16, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers in 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment celebrated a first place in not one flag football tournament, but two.

  • Workshop teaches healthy relationships, supporting survivors

    Oct 16, 2014

    As part of Family Advocate Program's Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention team is hosting "Can I Kiss You?" a workshop about reducing sexual assault and teaching ways to develop healthy, successful relationships.

  • Salute from the Chief - A special Twilight Tattoo

    Oct 16, 2014

    Join Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army, for a special Twilight Tattoo program to recognize four Americans for their outstanding service in support of the United States Army.

  • New fire station will resemble historic district, meet new requirements

    Oct 16, 2014

    A new fire station is being constructed on Fort Belvoir's South Post that will enable the Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services to better serve the installation.

  • Washington Wizards practice at Fort Belvoir

    Oct 16, 2014

    Fort Belvoir military personnel and their Families got a unique opportunity to meet professional National Basketball Association players when the Washington Wizards conducted an exhibition practice session to support the Salute to our Troops program, Monday at Wells Field House.

  • 94th Engineer Battalion cases colors

    Oct 16, 2014

    The wheelchair-bound former sergeant settled into the spot reserved for the distinguished guest as he watched his former battalion march onto Fort Leonard Wood's Gammon Field one last time.

  • Humphreys AFAP seeks to improve services offered

    Oct 16, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Whether it is registering a vehicle or handing out equipment at one of the fitness centers, the services, programs and quality of life initiatives here would not be what they are without community members like those who participated in the Army Family Action Plan Conference, Oct. 1-2. AFAP, which has been around for 31 years, is the Army's grassroots process to identify and elevate the most significant quality of life issues impacting Soldiers (all components), retirees, civilians and families, to senior leaders for action. Information provided through the AFAP process gives commanders and leaders insight into current satisfaction detractors, quality of life needs and the expectations of Army constituents. Leadership uses the information to affect changes that improve standards of living and support programs.

  • Hot Chelle Rae tours Korea

    Oct 16, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- A lively, although somewhat sparse, crowd was on hand to greet the band Hot Chelle Rae, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center, Oct. 14. Most of those in attendance spent the entire concert up front enjoying the band, singing along with the songs they knew and catching guitar pics. The band played for about 75 minutes, featuring its well known hit songs "Tonight, Tonight," "I Like it Like That," and more. Following the concert, 30 people (who waited in line for most of the afternoon for the chance) got to meet, get autographs and take photos with them. -- U.S. Army photos by Steven Hoover

  • 70K examples of how an Army arsenal 'gauges' future wars

    Oct 15, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With a 201-year history of continuous operation, the Army's Watervliet Arsenal has a common challenge that homeowners face every day ̶ How to reduce clutter.

  • APG celebrates Hispanic history, culture

    Oct 15, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Hispanic history and culture were celebrated during the APG annual observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Myer Auditorium at APG North (Aberdeen) Oct. 1.

  • No act: Sinise serious about supporting Gold Star families

    Oct 15, 2014

    As the celebrity voice of the Gold Star pins public service announcements, actor Gary Sinise is determined to help raise awareness about military Gold Star families.

  • Army senior leaders vow to take care of Soldiers and their families

    Oct 15, 2014

    The Army's three most senior officials participated in a virtual town hall Wednesday, Oct. 15, as part of the Annual Meeting of the Association of the United States Army.

  • Youth members learn about fire prevention

    Oct 15, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 16, 2014) -- Several Camp Zama youth members learned about fire safety and prevention, during "Fire Prevention Week" held on the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation, here, from Oct. 5 through Oct. 11.

  • Young Survivor gets his flag

    Oct 14, 2014

    On Oct. 3, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden presented Jaleel Thomas-Tamrat one more piece of his father's legacy: an American flag.

  • Ansbach, Corps of Engineers hold grand opening for new barracks

    Oct 14, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held a grand opening for the new unaccompanied Soldier barracks at Bismarck Kaserne recently.

  • Olympic medalist Soldier-wrestler greets runners at ATM Expo

    Oct 14, 2014

    Sgt. Randi Miller held court Oct. 10-11 as reigning USA Wrestler of the Week by signing autographs and posing for photographs as an ambassador for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's World Class Athlete Program at the Army Ten-Miler Health & Fitness Expo at the D.C. Armory.

  • More than 400 Army Ten-Milers 'Run to Honor'

    Oct 14, 2014

    More than 400 other runners joined in the inaugural Run to Honor campaign, dedicating their runs to both living and fallen U.S. service members. In addition to the Run to Honor campaign, Army Survivor Outreach Services coordinated and entered a Surviving Military Families team into this year's race.

  • Expert: Disease poses little threat here

    Oct 14, 2014

    With the Ebola outbreak in West Africa garnering worldwide media attention, some have expressed concern the disease could find its way to the U.S., perhaps even to Fort Benning.

  • 5 area veterans among Georgia Hall of Fame inductees

    Oct 14, 2014

    Five Columbus area veterans, including former Columbus mayor Robert Poydasheff, will be among the 16 inductees into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame Nov. 1.

  • Campaign encourages lithium battery use

    Oct 14, 2014

    With technology becoming an increasingly important factor on the battlefield, one Army organization is trying to make sure Soldiers are powering their devices the proper way.

  • 1-12 Cav returns from Korea deployment

    Oct 14, 2014

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and families welcomed home approximately 300 Troopers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment Oct. 13 at Cooper Field here in the first major redeployment from their tour.

  • Boston Market Grand Opening at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss

    Oct 14, 2014

    The first Boston Market restaurant located on a military installation had its official grand opening Oct. 10 at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, Texas

  • Exchange Toy Book Makes Holidays Merry and Bright

    Oct 14, 2014

    Military shoppers hunting for the hottest toys of the season will find holly jolly savings in-store and online with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Toy Book, filled with gifts ideas for kids of all ages.

  • SecArmy opens AUSA with call for budget resolve

    Oct 13, 2014

    "We are the greatest land power the world has ever seen. We are the indispensable Army of the indispensable nation," said Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, referring to remarks President Obama made of the U.S. being the world's go-to nation when trouble arises.

  • Thunder Truck Rodeo Competition

    Oct 13, 2014

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- Soldier from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division participated in the Thunder Truck Rodeo competition. The event aimed to enhance the proficiency of vehicle operators in the brigade and to prepare them for the upcoming division competition.

  • Self Defense for Women

    Oct 13, 2014

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea -- Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response program representatives of the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, organized a Self Defense for Women class October 7, 2014 at the Hovey Physical Fitness Center on Camp Hovey, South Korea. During the program students learned effective skills for self defense as well as techniques to increase their situational awareness.

  • Running ten Army miles for fun, honor

    Oct 12, 2014

    Cadet Jaye C. Gamble, a sophomore at the University of Virginia, and his father Jaye, ran this year's Army Ten Miler together--for fun. But, the Joe Callahan Running Club, from the East Tennessee State University ROTC, was running for a different reason--honor, for an alumni killed while training for last years race. Retired Lt. Col. Joseph Callahan was an ROTC graduate of East Tennessee State University was hit by an automobile and killed in 2013 while training for the race. His son ran with the ETSU running club which officially changed its name in Dec., 2013 to the "Joe Callahan Running Club."

  • All-Army team tops Brazilians in 30th Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 12, 2014

    Brazilian Army runner Solonel Da Silva successfully defended his crown, Kerri Gallagher again led the women, and the U.S. Army won the international team title Sunday in the 30th anniversary running of the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 12, 2014, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va.

  • Soldier Show to stop in Grafenwoehr, Oct. 28-29

    Oct 10, 2014

    "Stand Strong" show is a tribute to Soldiers everywhere

  • Humphreys Garrison Public Affairs Office to host Social Media Workshop

    Oct 10, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Public Affairs Office is again offering a Social Media Workshop, Dec. 3-4, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center (Conference rooms A, B & C). This two-day training opportunity focuses on the unique challenges faced by communicators in the realm of social media. During the workshop, presenters will showcase what others in the fields of public affairs and marketing are doing to engage their key audiences and provide actionable takeaways to help participants leverage the latest in social media communications techniques and technologies.

  • Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 5-11

    Oct 10, 2014

    USAG Bavaria Fire Department reminds residents that working smoke alarms save lives

  • Holiday program ensures families don't go without

    Oct 10, 2014

    The community has an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of military families through the annual Fort Gordon Unit Ministry Teams Holiday Gift Card Program. Each chapel service will have a designated offering on Sunday to collect funds for the program.

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