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  • Mountainfest 2014: Thousands brave rain to attend Mountainfest

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Rain showers didn't stop thousands of Soldiers, Family Members and community members from enjoying Fort Drum's annual Mountainfest Day celebration June 25 on Division Hill.

  • Paratroopers drop onto Fort Leonard Wood for training

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 1st Lt. Joseph Terry Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Training Facility was the site for specialized training by paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division during Exercise Steel Box.

  • Celebrate our country's birthday, but celebrate safely

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fourth of July just doesn't seem complete without picnics, BBQs and fireworks.

  • Herbst new FLW Garrison commander

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Andrew Herbst became Fort Leonard Wood's Garrison commander, replacing Col. William (Robin) Pfeffer in a ceremony Tuesday morning in Nutter Field House.

  • Installation Management shares Army garrison needs

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Lt. Gen. David Halverson and Honorable Katherine Hammack visited Fort Sill June 27 to let Fort Sill Garrison employees know how to help the Army in its time of transition They also viewed how the post was handling a highly discussed humanitarian mission.

  • Munera takes reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

    Jul 3, 2014

    Col. Antonio "Andy" Munera took the reins of 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, June 25 at Gammon Field.

  • Unique museum donation expands Gen. Leonard Wood's legacy

    Jul 3, 2014

    To some, they looked like old papers -- but one sharp-eyed Cuban-American knew instantly he was looking at a rare piece of Fort Leonard Wood's history.

  • Fit program betters Fort Sill Garrison personnel

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Garrison commander's civilian employee fitness program features a 5K run/walk by garrison employees July 11.

  • Open house caters to small businesses

    Jul 3, 2014

    About 80 small business owners from Southwest Oklahoma and north Texas learned how to apply for federal government contracts, what services are contracted and projected contract requirements during the Mission and Installation Contracting Command-Fort Sill open house June 25 at Snow Hall.

  • Pride luncheon brings message of equality to installation

    Jul 3, 2014

    Seating at the USO was sold out for the first ever Pride Month Celebration on Fort Leonard Wood Monday.

  • Fort Sill Commissary patrons take 'Cooking Matters' into their own hands

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Fort Sill Commissary offers free store tours so its patrons can better understand food labels, compare unit prices, find whole grain foods, and develop strategies when purchasing produce.

  • Sill ranges home to venemous snakes

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A wetter than normal June returned some green to Southwest Oklahoma, and with the increased moisture perhaps more food for some of the nasties that live here. These include 5-inch centipedes that can sting; scorpions, which need no introduction; an industrial-strength sized wasp and 46 native snake species.

  • 111 MI Bde. changes leaders during ceremony with unusual touches

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 111th Military Intelligence Brigade began its change of command ceremony on Chaffee Parade Field with two special events to bid farewell to its outgoing Commander Col. Richard "Mike" Monnard, and to welcome incoming Commander Col. Kevin Wilkinson, June 27.

  • Terminally ill Army wife gives birth to 'miracle' baby at BAMC

    Jul 3, 2014

    When doctors told Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo she was terminally ill, the pregnant 21-year-old put all thoughts of herself aside. Just save my baby, she asked.

  • Prevention month reminds all to protect their eyesight

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- July is Eye Injury Prevention month, and that is not by coincidence. Summer is a time of increased outdoor activities; from yard work and home maintenance, to sports and Fourth of July fireworks, the chances of eye injuries increase greatly during the summer months.

  • Mission completed for FH MI soldier, Olympic Medal Received

    Jul 3, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Representing both the U.S. Army and the United States, Capt. Chris Fogt, an officer currently attending the Military Intelligence Captain's Career Course here, won a Bronze medal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Fort Sill battalion test fires high-tech missile

    Jul 3, 2014

    A firing element from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery test fired an M39 Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS).

  • Ordnance School brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 3, 2014) -- The 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomed Col. Jeffery A. Carter as its new top leader during a change of command ceremony Friday at Whittington Parade Field on the Ordnance Campus.

  • Fort Sill selects AIT Platoon Sergeant of Year

    Jul 3, 2014

  • Little Big Town set to perform at Fort Sill

    Jul 3, 2014

    It's not too late to get tickets for the Army Concert Tour featuring award winning country music stars Little Big Town with special guests Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, and The O's.

  • Second course at Fort Lee to implement new training methodology

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 3, 2014) -- Another Ordnance School course here will soon implement the Skills Based Training program.

  • Former SGM credits success as realtor to Army training

    Jul 3, 2014

    COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (July 3, 2024) -- Scott Morgan, the top individual real estate sales producer for Napier Realtors ERA Tri-Cities in 2013, credits his success to the skills, discipline, teamwork, work ethic, enthusiasm and focus he experienced during 22 years in the Army.

  • 'Filthy Thirteen,' 506th PIR live on at Camp Toccoa, Ga.

    Jul 3, 2014

    The Filthy Thirteen -- a nickname given to the 1st Demolition Section of the Regimental Headquarters Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, in World War II -- says a lot about the men of the unit. They are the men who suited up in war paint and shaved their hair into mohawks prior to parachuting into Normandy. Despite their reputation as troublemakers, the section was tasked to secure or destroy bridges overlooking the Douve River in the days following D-Day. While the activities of these men rose to new fictional heights in the 1960s book and movie, "The Dirty Dozen," there is much more to the story.

  • Sill AER campaign deemed successful

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- This year's Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign was a great success, said campaign officials. Some 2,744 scholarships were awarded to children of active-duty and retired Soldiers, and 895 scholarships to spouses. The total amount awarded for the 2014 to 2015 school year came to $8.8 million dollars.

  • Sweet drinks leading dental damage determinant

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Candy is officially taking a backseat as the leading culprit for causing cavities. Now sweet snacks and sugary drinks are driving dental emergencies and Fort Sill Dental Activity Soldiers are on the forefront of the battle.

  • Revolutionary Mystery: Grave marker of local patriot returned, rededicated

    Jul 3, 2014

    As the Nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, thoughts and thanks are given to those Patriots that came before us and fought for freedom and liberty. On June 28, a Revolutionary War Soldier who helped fight for that independence more than 235 years ago was honored and a stolen grave marker was returned to its rightful place during a grave dedication ceremony.

  • Fort Campbell athletes triumph at Warrior trials

    Jul 3, 2014

    Two Fort Campbell Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion recently returned from the Army Warrior Games trials with gold, silver and bronze medals in hand -- along with the esprit de corps that represents the determined and resilient strength of the famed installation that sits on the Kentucky/Tennessee border.

  • A partnership for the fallen

    Jul 3, 2014

    Rosa Delia Guerro Lopez never joined the military, but now she wishes she had. Hollywood depictions of Soldiers cleaning floors with toothbrushes convinced young Guerro Lopez, now 42, and a pathology technician at the Institute of Forensic Sciences, San Juan, Puerto Rico, that the military was not the place for her. She associated the armed forces with conflict and knew nothing of benefits like free education.

  • Hessen minister president honors Americans at annual showcase

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hessen Minister President Volker Bouffier recognized German and American Soldiers and civilians for their lifesaving actions, community service and efforts to promote German-American relations during the 54th annual Hessentag celebration in Bensheim June 14. "You all did a service that we will recognize today," said the Hessen leader. "Thank you not only for what you do in your daily jobs, but what you do that goes beyond that."

  • Summer Hire Program offers opportunity to gain job experience, build nest egg

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A little more than 40 community youths, ages 18-23, stood tall in the Tony Bass Auditorium June 30 with their right arms raised to utter the oath of office to begin working as federal employees in this year's Summer Hire Program.

  • Independence Day 2014

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Dagger Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The 66th Military Intelligence Brigade welcomed one of its alumni back into its ranks as its new commander in a ceremony June 27. Col. David Pendall succeeded Col. Kenneth Rector, who will go on to serve as chief of staff for Army Cyber Command at Fort Belvoir, Va. Pendall once served as chief of staff for reconnaissance operations center 1 in the brigade's 24th MI Battalion when it was stationed in Heidelberg. This time he arrived to the brigade from a position as the U.S. Army intelligence liaison to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory.

  • Friendship Fest: Sharing the good times in Wiesbaden

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Red, white and blue as far as the eye could see. That's how this year's Independence Day Celebration and German-American Friendship Festival kicked off June 28 as some 600 community runners participated in the five-kilometer Color Run on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne. As dogs, strollers, ballerinas and people of all ages sprinted away from the Wiesbaden Fitness Center to make their way around the airfield, they were pelted with colorful powder creating a flowing ribbon of running feet and red, white and blue smiles.

  • IMCOM Commander Visits Redstone Arsenal To Gauge Services

    Jul 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In meetings with Team Redstone leadership on June 26, Lt. Gen. David Halverson received feedback about the job the Installation Management Command's garrisons are doing on Army posts.

  • Army Total Force Policy at work during CSTX

    Jul 2, 2014

    FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. -- It's the Army triad at work: the Reserve's only infantry unit secures a village with aerial support from a National Guard aviation regiment, while active duty medics treat the wounded. Scenarios like this one, with the three Army components training together seamlessly, are becoming more common under Army Total Force Policy, which was put into practice during Combat Support Training Exercise 91-14-03, held here June 7-27.

  • ASC's Slocum receives Meritorious Service Medal

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Blackhorse Regiment Receives Exceptional Organization Safety Awards

    Jul 2, 2014

    The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment was presented the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff Army and the Forces Command Exceptional Organization Safety Award for 2013 here, June 30. The awards were in honor of the Regiment's increase in safety practices between 2010 and the end of 2013.

  • ASC, First Army Soldiers complete combatives course

    Jul 2, 2014

  • MICC boosts small business by half billion in 3rd quarter

    Jul 2, 2014

    More than $505 million in contracts were awarded to small businesses throughout the nation during the third quarter of this fiscal year by contracting officials with the Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

  • III Corps Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise

    Jul 2, 2014

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps, stage their vehicles before loading them into a C-17 Globemaster at the Robert Gray Army Airfield on Fort Hood, June 24, 2014. The battalion was conducting an emergency deployment readiness exercise in conjunction with the Air Force's 4th Airlift Squadron, to maintain readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • III Corps HQ and 4th Airlift Wing conduct joint EDRE

    Jul 2, 2014

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Hauck, a native of Asheboro, N.C., ground guides Army Pfc. Jennifer Morales from Las Vegas, an image analyst with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, III Corps, as she backs her Light Medium Tactical Vehicle into a C-17 Globemaster at the Robert Gray Army Airfield on Fort Hood, June 24, 2014. The battalion was conducting an emergency deployment readiness exercise in conjunction with the 4th Airlift Squadron out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to maintain readiness for future deployments. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Fireworks use illegal on military property, including OMC, POM, La Mesa

    Jul 2, 2014

    No fireworks of any kind are allowed anywhere on the Presidio of Monterey, Ord Military Community or La Mesa Village. Service members and civilians are encouraged to celebrate and enjoy their Fourth of July holiday this weekend and to do so without fireworks.

  • Make fireworks safety a priority this holiday

    Jul 2, 2014

    According to Fireworksafety.com, malfunction and careless use of fireworks result in nearly 10,000 injuries every year. More than 65 percent of all fireworks-related injuries occur during the month of July. Fireworks safety is in your hands, and it is your responsibility as a service member to not risk injury.

  • New Leaders Take the Reins of the Blackhorse Regiment

    Jul 2, 2014

    Troopers of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment conducted a rare combined Change of Command and Responsibility ceremony on Fritz Field, July 1. During the ceremony, the Regiment Commander, three squadron commanders and a Squadron Command Sergeant Major relinquished their duties to new leaders.

  • 6-17th ARS Transfer of Authority Ceremony / 6-17 공격정찰항공대대 TOA Ceremony

    Jul 2, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- The 4th Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment transferred authority and equipment to the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment during a ceremony at Camp Humphreys, June 25, 2013.

  • Internship program offers Korean students work experience

    Jul 2, 2014

    The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Internship Program, an important part of the garrison's community relations initiative, has been in operation here, going on five years. The ninth iteration of the program will be completed in the coming weeks, with the tenth starting in mid-July. This unique program, developed to provide local university students an opportunity to work hand-in-hand with U.S. Soldiers and civilians stationed here, has seen approximately about 100 local Korean university students successfully complete six-month internship tours of duty with organizations across the garrison.

  • Office reshuffle saves $30,000 a year

    Jul 1, 2014

    Consolidation of installation-dispersed services saves big bucks.

  • New brochure highlights local sights

    Jul 1, 2014

    Neumarkt County produces its first English language trip planner for Soldiers.

  • Restricted Locations for Independence Day Fireworks Viewing Around Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Jul 1, 2014

    As the community prepares for the 2014 Independence Day celebration along the National Mall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) announces changes to some popular fireworks viewing areas in Arlington County, Va.

  • Readiness begins with YOU

    Jul 1, 2014

    This month marks our nation's 238th birthday, and while that might seem like a long time, we're still young compared to many countries around the world. What's helped set us apart and make us a global power in just a couple centuries, however, has been the dedicated service and sacrifice of our military members. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure our freedoms endure!

  • Colbrook leads USAG Bavaria

    Jul 1, 2014

    Former chief of Unmanned Aircraft Systems replaces Col. Saenz as garrison commander

  • 3 things that could save your life at the lake this holiday weekend

    Jul 1, 2014

    Independence Day is one of the busiest boating days of the year at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah River lakes-and with higher volumes of visitors comes a higher risk for accidents.

  • 3-15 Infantry platoon leader returns to alma mater

    Jul 1, 2014

    Sometimes as a leader it is important to take the time to reflect on where one comes from and what one has done. 1st Lt. James Rafferty, an infantry officer with 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, had the opportunity to reflect on where he came from as he trained, taught, and mentored cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, from May 20 to June 16 during the Cadet Leader Development Training.

  • Army Strong for 239 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with "hooah" style June 20, with an early morning run and cake cutting ceremony in the afternoon at the Dining Facility.

  • Pentagon birthday bash celebrates Army's 'rich history'

    Jul 1, 2014

    Commitment, strength, a sugary dessert and some presidential levity made for a party atmosphere at the Pentagon courtyard as the Army celebrated its 239th birthday June 19.

  • Maintainers train in logistical convoy operations

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of Distribution Platoon, Company D, 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, attached to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th IBCT, conducted logistical convoy training on Fort Stewart, Ga., June 25, 2014.

  • Medical detachment returns home

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of the 926th Medical Detachment (Preventative Medicine) arrived June 23 at Lawson Army Airfield to reunite with their Families after a nine-month deployment.

  • Program to coordinate DA civilian development

    Jul 1, 2014

    While Soldiers have numerous opportunities for training, education and professional development, the same opportunities for Army civilians are not as well known.

  • Helicopters set to join unmanned fleet

    Jul 1, 2014

    If experiments being conducted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and the Maneuver Center of Excellence are successful, Soldiers and small units could be resupplied or supported autonomously by unmanned helicopters like its current fixed-wing counterparts.

  • ARTB welcomes new commander at ceremony

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers, Family members, veterans and civilians gathered June 26 as Col. David Fivecoat assumed command of the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade from Col. Kyle Lear during a ceremony at Victory Pond on Harmony Church.

  • Father, son complete Airborne jump together

    Jul 1, 2014

    As a third generation graduate of the U.S. Army Airborne School, Columbus State University ROTC Cadet Tyler Davidson said completing the course with his final jump June 25 was one of the most rewarding moments of his life.

  • Units recognized for Civil War role

    Jul 1, 2014

    Two units based at Fort Benning were among those recognized June 27 for their role in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, a key engagement of the Civil War.

  • 'Blackhawks' zero in during Scout gunnery

    Jul 1, 2014

    C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, conducted scout non-stabilized gunnery on Fort Benning June 24 at Carmouche Range to qualify Humvee crews on their main weapon system.

  • Warrior Friendship Week day one

    Jul 1, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile run led by Maj. Gen. Thomas Vandal and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Spano, the command team for 2nd Inf. Div., and was followed with a day full of sporting events and friendly competition to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • Warrior Friendship Week day two

    Jul 1, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division celebrate Warrior Friendship Week on Camp Casey, South Korea. The week kicked off with a three-mile division run, followed by a day full of sporting events and friendly competition all leading to the division semifinals and finals that will determine the winners for each sport. Warrior Friendship Week is a long-standing tradition that continues to build unit cohesion and strengthen the alliance between the Republic of Korea and the United States.

  • Troops demonstrate ongoing commitment to SHARP during 8th MP-hosted training

    Jul 1, 2014

    More than 100 troops paused from their daily missions June 27 to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to eliminating incidents of sexual harassment and assault across their ranks through awareness and prevention training here.

  • Army watercraft, divers, sustainment troops to participate in RIMPAC 2014

    Jun 30, 2014

    Hawaii-based Army watercraft assets, divers and sustainment troops are set to play major roles in surface/vertical lift, casualty evacuation, and Logistics over the Shore operations during the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise, June 26 through Aug. 1, 2014.

  • The Corps Environment - July 2014

    Jun 30, 2014

    The Corps Environment is an online quarterly publication produced by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to highlight USACE environmental initiatives, issues, policies and technologies across the nation.

  • ROK-US Strengthens Fire Readiness

    Jun 30, 2014

    In times with the rising interest of fire safety, USAG Yongsan fire department conducted a joint fire exercise with the soldiers of Combined Forces Command Service Support Group, June 12.

  • Now off to Kindergarten

    Jun 30, 2014

    A Pre-Kindergarten event was coordinated by Child Youth and School Services Child Development Center to congratulate 13 graduates at the R&R underground, Jun 13.

  • Warrior Friendship Week Division Run

    Jun 30, 2014

    Soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division participated in a division fun run and a 5-kilometer run June 30, 2014, at Indian Head Field on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • Specialist sets Ten-Miler course record in Graf

    Jun 30, 2014

    Landstuhl's Caroline Jepleting decided to run on a whim and beat the competition by 7 minutes

  • 309th MI Bn. gains new leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - In a well-attended ceremony by both Soldiers and Civilians, Lt. Col. Laura Knapp, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion outgoing commander, passed the guidon to Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, incoming commander, June 20 on Fort Huachuca's Chaffee Parade Field.

  • OCS Hall of Fame inducts USAICoE chief of staff

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Col. Jeffrey Jennings, chief of staff of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, and an Arizona native, was inducted into the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School, or OCS, Hall of Fame during a ceremony May 19, in the National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • NETCOM welcomes new senior enlisted leader

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command, NETCOM, held an assumption of responsibility ceremony for the command sergeant major position June 20, in the command's auditorium in Greely Hall.

  • Family Child Care Program here offers unique employment opportunity

    Jun 30, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As Suzette Gray's family started to grow, her Family time was decreasing.

  • EDRE tests CAB's logistical talents

    Jun 30, 2014

    Units from 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to prepare for future contingency operations on Hunter Army Airfield June 23 to 27. The culmination of events began Mar. 4 when 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment conducted a weeklong Situational Training Exercise including movement to field site by quartering party and tactical operational reporting by commanders in the field. This EDRE tested the logistical processes for staging and inspecting equipment at the readiness marshalling area and then rail or air movements to and from the airfield.

  • CBRN Soldiers evaluated at Fort McCoy for homeland mission

    Jun 30, 2014

    FORT MCCOY, WIS. -- Army Reserve Soldiers affiliated with a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) mission completed training and evaluation events at Fort McCoy in June. The training was part of a process to take on a multi-year mission supporting the Department of Homeland Security by Oct. 1. Soldiers with the 388th CBRN Company of Junction City, Wis., and 704th Chemical Company of Arden Hills, Minn., completed the evaluation process with U.S. Army North (ARNORTH). Prior to the exercise evaluation, ARNORTH instructors provided the CBRN Soldiers with hands-on training, equipment and experience, said 2nd Lt. James Blount, officer in charge of external evaluation for the 388th CBRN Company.

  • First Guardian Warrior exercise at Fort McCoy tests MP units

    Jun 30, 2014

    Some core abilities for members of the U.S. Army's Military Police (MP) Corps are to support and lead battlefield operations. Those abilities and more were tested as part of the first Guardian Warrior exercise held at Fort McCoy in early June.

  • Soldiers for Life: 'Old Timers' reunite at Fort McCoy every June

    Jun 30, 2014

    FORT MCCOY, WIS. -- Every June, veterans affiliated with Wisconsin National Guard's 32nd "Red Arrow" Division arrive at Fort McCoy for a week of camaraderie and friendship. This annual gathering of the 32nd "Old Timers," where veterans help keep each other strong, aligns with the U.S. Army's new Soldier for Life program, which operates on the principle of "once a Soldier, always a Soldier."

  • 42nd FiB's training is 'in tents'

    Jun 30, 2014

    Soldiers of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 42nd Fires Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, participated in a Tactical Operations Center setup exercise, June 24.

  • New advocacy resource center offers one-stop support

    Jun 30, 2014

    The grand opening of the new Marne Advocacy Resource Center consolidates services for sexual assault and domestic violence victims seeking help on Fort Stewart.

  • IMCOM command team emphasizes Independence Day safety

    Jun 30, 2014

    Each year, people come together on the Fourth of July to celebrate America's freedom with backyard barbeques, community parades and for some, fireworks. On this occasion, let us remember what the meaning of this day means. President John Adams wrote of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other."

  • Shopping at the Camp Zama Exchange pays dividends

    Jun 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June, 30 2014) -- Soldiers and their families shopping and dining at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Camp Zama generated $369,319.79 last year for Army quality-of-life programs.

  • ACR technique helps build resilience

    Jun 30, 2014

    If resilience had a tag line, it would be "other people matter."

  • 4th of July Spectacular just days away

    Jun 30, 2014

    The stage is set for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 43rd annual 4th of July Spectacular, to take place, here, July 4.

  • Retiring Old Glory

    Jun 30, 2014

    Island Palm Communities, in partnership with the 25th Infantry Division and Sgt. Audie Murphy Association, held an American Flag Retirement Ceremony, here, June 21.

  • Performance Triad moves into Week 4

    Jun 30, 2014

    The health challenge designed for adults called the Performance Triad is in Week 4.

  • Saenz says good-bye to the 'best garrison in the Army'

    Jun 27, 2014

    Garrison commander shares his lessons learned from leading largest garrison outside continental U.S.

  • On-the-spot corrections, it's our duty

    Jun 27, 2014

    One day on my way into the Fort Leonard Wood Post Office I ran into a sergeant in the Army Combat Uniform wearing earrings. With out hesitation I proceeded to make an on-the-spot correction; the response I received from the sergeant was that she did not know it was wrong to wear earrings while in ACUs. Once I entered the post office, I saw five other Soldiers and apparently none of them had made the correction.

  • Huntsville Center helps customers identify measures to reduce energy, water consumption

    Jun 27, 2014

    With a proven track record of helping federal agencies and military installations identify successful ways to reduce energy and water consumption and increase efficiency, the Army Corps of Engineers' Energy Engineering Analysis Program (EEAP) has expanded its efforts to ensure USACE-owned civil works facilities are also as efficient as possible.

  • Small business owners become familiar with government contracts

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fort Gordon's Mission and Installation Contracting Command held its first Acquisition Forecast Open House. The event was an opportunity for MICC officials to give small business owners advance notice of contracts the installation needs to fill in the coming months and years ahead.

  • McConville bids farewell to Soldiers, community

    Jun 27, 2014

    History added another page to 101st Airborne Division's rendezvous with destiny Friday morning, when the Screaming Eagles longest-serving commander handed the unit's storied colors to a new leader June 20.

  • Espinosa assumes garrison CSM duties

    Jun 27, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel A. Espinosa Jr., assumed responsibility and authority as command sergeant major of the Fort Campbell Garrison from Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Bower in a rainy ceremony at the Garrison Headquarters, June 23.

  • Silver Wings Band plans spectacular show for Freedom Fest

    Jun 27, 2014

    Freedom Fest is right around the corner with its enticing funnel cakes, bouncy houses and fireworks show, and the musical aspect of the day is warming up horns and drums to ensure the show is one to remember.

  • NCOA instructor earns Order of Saint Michael

    Jun 27, 2014

    Before he said farewell to friends and coworkers, an NCO Academy instructor received the bronze Order of Saint Michael award June 20.

  • Post run highlights safety, health

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fort Rucker leadership wants to highlight health and safety during the Fourth of July weekend and it's hosting a post run as a way to kick off the festivities.

  • Above the Best: Aviator flourishes on All-Army Triathlon Team

    Jun 27, 2014

    Second Lt. Justine Emge, D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, represented the Army, May 31, 2014, at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California, as she competed in the Armed Forces Triathlon Championship for the All-Army Triathlon Team.

  • New command team takes over at Fort A.P. Hill

    Jun 27, 2014

    FORT A.P. HILL Va. -- Lt. Col. David A. Meyer assumed command of Fort A.P. Hill during a brief ceremony at Beaverdam Field here today.

  • Army invites public to comment on environmental impacts of possible force reductions

    Jun 26, 2014

    The Department of the Army has completed a Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 force structure realignment and is making a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) available for public comment. All interested members of the public, federally-recognized Indian or Alaska Native tribes, Native Hawaiian groups, federal, state, and local agencies are invited to review and provide comments. Comments will be accepted until August 25.

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