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  • "Fireside Chat" leads to better understanding between federal and industry leaders

    Oct 10, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discusses Army Transformation, Business Transformation and Army Equipment Modernization during Government Executive Leadership Briefing's "Fireside Chats", Oct. 10, 2012, at the National Press Club, Washington, DC.

  • Deadly choices

    Oct 9, 2012

    Bad decisions, not bad skills, kill more Soldiers on motorcycles than any other cause.

  • 516th Signal Brigade honors fallen Warriors, wins first Bronzed Boots Award

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORD ISLAND, Hawaii - The 516th Signal Brigade was awarded the first "Traveling Bronzed Boots" award for the most unit participation for the first "Boots on the Bridge" Memorial Fisher House Run. The Hero Remembrance Run featured boots for fallen Warriors and started and finished at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island. Combat boots, donated by Army Soldiers, Civilians and Families on Oahu, lined the path of the run. Each boot represented a service member who has died since Sept. 11, 2001, and was displayed with a photo of the service member and a small American flag. All boots were donated, and bronzed boots on the award itself are actually a pair of combat boots that have been bronzed. The "travelling" part of the moniker denotes that the trophy will be passed on to the unit with most participation each year of the event. This is due in part to the cost of the award and also to encourage maximum unit participation in future events.

  • Missouri Air National Guard uses Fort Huachuca

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Air Force personnel at the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, or AATTC, at Fort Huachuca may not be your average installation patrons; they come to Fort Huachuca one week out of the month to train.

  • Communication exercises in full swing as Army preps for its next large-scale network test

    Oct 3, 2012

    In preparation for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, the System of Systems Integration Directorate, with support from the Army Test and Evaluation Command, the Brigade Modernization Command and the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, kicked off a four-week-long network validation exercise, last month.

  • Army successfully demonstrates tactical operations smart grid

    Oct 3, 2012

    The U.S. Army demonstrated a proof of concept for a smart grid that could support tactical operations, this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.

  • Hunting: The adventure, and the risk

    Oct 1, 2012

    Hunters who bag a buck, a bird or nothing at all still agree it's great just to be outdoors.

  • When Risk Rides the Road

    Oct 1, 2012

    In 1995, I was a drill instructor stationed at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego. Recently divorced and financially burdened, I couldn't afford a car. Instead, I purchased a 1994 red and silver Suzuki 750 motorcycle so I could get out and enjoy the San Diego weather and activities. The Suzuki was the first motorcycle I had ever ridden, so I began by riding it around base to get accustomed to it.

  • Speaking Up For Safety

    Oct 1, 2012

    In the quest to be the best-trained, best-equipped military in the world, Soldiers and equipment are pushed to the limit during grueling exercises and operations. However, we cannot forget that safety must always be considered and integrated into any activity, both on and off duty.

  • Westphal recognizes contributions of veterans, outlines future of Army

    Sep 26, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal was in Minnesota to show the Army's appreciation for National Guard Soldiers at Camp Ripley, and discuss the future of the Army with heroes from a different era.

  • Governance process aligns IT requirements

    Sep 26, 2012

    In a command as vast and loaded with such a huge variety of information technology, the Army Contracting Command's Chief Information Office G6 has the task of corralling the various information tools to ensure they are aligned with the command's tasks and missions.

  • Army examines feasibility of integrating 4G LTE with tactical network

    Sep 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army employed a 4G cellular network this summer at its integrated capabilities testbed at Fort Dix, N.J.; this was done to address integration with current network designs and to enable actionable intelligence for dismounted squads.

  • Off-duty injuries sideline Soldiers

    Sep 24, 2012

    Quick: Which of these activities injured more Soldiers in 2011: weapons firing, parachuting or off-duty sports?

  • 5th Signal Command participates in Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day

    Sep 24, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Sept. 20, 2012) -- Before the sun rose on Sept. 20, Soldiers from 5th Signal Command were shouting cadences and motivating each other during a garrison-wide run to kick off Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day here.

  • Army applies Soldier feedback, NIE results as it readies network upgrade for fielding

    Sep 21, 2012

    Having used legacy communications equipment during tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Rayfield is ready to see the Army send its new mobile network to the field.

  • Pacific Signal Week 2012 connects the Regiment

    Sep 19, 2012

    Signaleers from throughout the Pacific and the globe connected in Hawaii for the 2012 Signal Corps Regimental Week, a series of events dedicated to commemorating the proud history of the Signal Regiment and communicating within the Signal Branch itself. The annual event was hosted by the 311th Signal Command (Theater) and U.S. Army, Pacific G6.

  • Signal unit engages NATO partners at Exercise Combined Endeavor 12

    Sep 18, 2012

    The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion shared wires and wisdom with over 1,000 communication professionals from up to 40 NATO partners at Combined Endeavor 12, the largest multinational communications exercise in the world, Sept. 7-20, 2012, at the Grafenwoehr Training Center, Germany.

  • Army gears up for next Network Integration Evaluation

    Sep 17, 2012

    As preparations for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 kick into high gear, Soldiers, engineers, combat developers and test officials have joined forces at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to provide full-time support to what will be the fourth iteration in a series of semi-annual field exercises designed to further integrate and mature the Army's tactical network, and accelerate the way network technologies are delivered to Soldiers through integrated "capability sets" of communications gear.

  • Safety issues highlight USAG-Hawaii Facebook Town Hall

    Sep 14, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii (Sept. 14, 2012) -- The new garrison commander received a snapshot of what Soldiers, families and civilians believe are the most pressing issues and concerns within U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's programs and services, Aug. 29.

  • Army exchange program enhances engineer's career

    Sep 13, 2012

    The Army's Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program selects top-performing, mid-career level engineers and scientists from across the Army for assignment to an allied military establishment. Assignments complement a participant's background and offer tangible benefits to both the Army and the overseas host.

  • Safety officials: Steer clear of unexploded ordnance

    Sep 11, 2012

    Eighth Army safety officials are encouraging U.S. troops to steer clear of unexploded ordnance in South Korea.

  • 5th Signal Commander promoted to Brigadier General

    Sep 5, 2012

    CLAY KASERNE, Wiesbaden, Germany (Sep. 4, 2012) -- Brigadier General Bruce T. Crawford, commanding general, 5th Signal Command, was promoted to brigadier general during a promotion ceremony Sept. 4 in the Community Activity Center here.

  • Dangerous distractions

    Sep 4, 2012

    What's the first image that comes to mind when someone mentions distracted driving? Is it someone texting or talking on a cellphone? If so, here are a few Army accident reports that might surprise you:

  • HHC, Army Cyber Command welcomes new commander

    Aug 30, 2012

    Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Army Cyber Command notched another first when it heralded its first change of command in a ceremony held Aug. 21 at the Fort Meade Museum.

  • The fastest way to be safe: Autocross returns to Cherry Point

    Aug 22, 2012

    The Cherry Point autocross began with an inconvenient delay due to rain and lightning strikes within five miles. After 45 minutes of waiting, the rain and lightning cleared, letting the racers commence to skidding their cars along the wet windy track.

  • Morrison assumes command of 7th Signal Command (Theater)

    Aug 21, 2012

    Brig. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater) from Col. John B. Hildebrand during a ceremony at Alexander Hall (Fort Gordon, GA) today.

  • Wig Wags "signal" theater-level change of command

    Aug 16, 2012

    Semaphore ceremony takes the Signal Corps back to basics. FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Aug. 15, 2012) -- Long before the advent of the radio, battlefield communications took the form of the Wig Wag. With each position representing different letters, numerals and special signs, wigwaggers could signal an entire command to attention in complete silence. The 311th Signal Command (Theater) paid homage to this historical means of communications by conducting the entire 311th change of command ceremony, during which Maj. Gen. James T. Walton assumed command from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. William Scott, utilizing the Signal Corps semaphore flags.

  • Cyber Guard exercise focuses on defensive cyberspace operations

    Aug 16, 2012

    U.S. Cyber Command recently conducted on Fort Meade its first exercise in collaboration with cyber subject-matter experts from across the National Security Agency, National Guard, Department of Homeland Security and FBI.

  • U.S. Army Cyber Command leadership presents at AFCEA TechNet Forces East

    Aug 14, 2012

  • Army Cyber leadership talks future of cyberspace with Maryland Senator

    Aug 14, 2012

  • McHugh: Army's success depends on civilian workforce

    Aug 10, 2012

    Through opportunities for professional development and education, the Army will shape the future civilian workforce, ensuring adaptive leaders with diverse experiences, who are able to solve complex problems -- an effort comparable to the development of Soldiers throughout their careers. Retaining and managing talent is a top priority for Army leaders, particularly during downsizing.

  • NETCOM changes command

    Aug 9, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper passed the reins of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command to Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn in a ceremony Aug. 9 here at Brown Parade Field.

  • Leader development a critical part of cyberspace mission

    Aug 9, 2012

    Army Cyber Command is working to identify what leaders need to know with regard to cyber threats to protect the force and maintain the freedom to operate and increase cyber awareness among senior leaders.

  • VFW honors 5th Signal Command Soldier

    Aug 7, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Aug. 1, 2012) -- 5th Signal Command's senior maintenance noncommissioned officer and Veterans of Foreign Wars Department Commander in Europe has achieved the most prestigious honor given by the VFW.

  • Baxter replaces Webster as commander of 21st Signal Brigade

    Aug 1, 2012

    Col. Mark Baxter replaced Col. Aaron Webster as commander of the 21st Signal Brigade during a change of command ceremony here recently (July 13).

  • 5th Signal Command Network Centers place first. 102nd and 69th Signal Battalions win NEC of the year

    Jul 31, 2012

  • Are You an Experienced Rider?

    Jul 30, 2012

    If your confidence and decision-making skills behind the handlebars are generated from experiences while riding, when do you actually become an "experienced" motorcycle rider? To determine that answer, ask yourself certain questions. For example, how much have you ridden and on what types of motorcycles? Or, are you simply an experienced owner; someone who has had a bike for a long time but only spends a limited time riding?

  • Do it Right ... the First Time

    Jul 30, 2012

    How do we teach our young Soldiers to "Do it right ... the first time?" Doing things right the first time is a philosophy, a mentality and a performance standard. Too many people today want to cut corners, get out of work and overlook the little things. In the world of Army aviation, this philosophy costs time, money, resources and, most importantly, lives. Taking your time and doing the job right the first time will not only improve and build a much needed trust between the maintainers and users, but also increase morale, productivity and trust across any organization.

  • My 'Altimate' Seat Belt Experience

    Jul 30, 2012

    While I've always worn my seat belt, it wasn't until last year that I personally understood why it was important.

  • Lady Army motorcycle rider shares safe riding advice

    Jul 26, 2012

    Remember: Be Vigilant! Wear your personal protective equipment.

  • Leadership changes at 7th Signal Command (Theater)

    Jul 24, 2012

    Brig. Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson relinquished command of 7th Signal Command (Theater), to Col. John Hildebrand during a ceremony here today.

  • Signal Soldier skydives to celebrate reenlistment

    Jul 23, 2012

    MOKULEIA, Hawaii -- "I've gotta do this again!" Spc. Travis Anderson exclaimed as his parachute drifted to the ground behind him, excited eyes confirming his words were true and that he has a shot at earning his wings in airborne school. Anderson, an intelligence analyst assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 311th Signal Command (Theater), raised his right hand and reenlisted in the Army for six years at Dillingham Airfield, July 16. Anderson, his wife Sara and four other Soldiers celebrated his decision by skydiving tandem with a local skydiving company.

  • NETCOM schedules change of command

    Jul 17, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. (NETCOM) -- The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command will hold a change of command ceremony at 8 a.m., Aug. 9, at Brown Parade Field. Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper will relinquish command to Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn.

  • Network Integration Evaluation speeds fielding of Army encryption capability

    Jul 13, 2012

    The Army's 75th Ranger Regiment is already reaping the benefits of advanced encryption tools for their Rifleman Radios in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, as a direct result of successful participation in the Network Integration Evaluation 12.1.

  • Army releases third quarter accident data

    Jul 12, 2012

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center data show the third quarter of fiscal year 2012 has been the deadliest yet this year regarding accidents, with 42 Soldiers lost between April 1 and June 30.

  • 40th ESB Soldiers return from Honduras deployment

    Jul 10, 2012

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. - As the oversized Mountain View charter bus pulled up to Fort Huachuca's Murr Community Center, a line of high-ranking leaders from the 11th Tactical Theater Signal Brigade and 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion lined the side of the sidewalk to the building. Every member of the leadership group present that day awaited the opening of the bus doors which would reveal the cargo onboard.

  • 'Best of the best' vie for FORSCOM 2012 Best Warrior titles

    Jul 10, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (June 10, 2012) -- Nine Non-Commissioned Officers and nine Soldiers representing commands from across the Army are competing in the 2012 U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) NCO and Soldier Best Warrior Competition, here, July 7-13.

  • Congressman, Army leader discuss cybersecurity, research

    Jul 3, 2012

    The U.S. military needs to concentrate on developing a robust defense system against cyber attacks from foreign adversaries, U.S. Rep. C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger said to a senior U.S. Army leader July 2.

  • NETCOM bids farewell to DCG

    Jun 29, 2012

    Members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen Frederick A. Henry, deputy commanding general, in a Retreat ceremony June 28, in front of Greely Hall on Fort Huachuca.

  • Bringing Leaders into Rider Training

    Jun 28, 2012

    The process Soldiers use to get their required motorcycling and driving training will change with the coming of the new fiscal year. Since 2007, Soldiers have used AIRS, or the Army IMCOM Registration System, to sign up for the driving and motorcycle riding training provided under the Army Traffic Safety Training Program. Performed under contract for the Army's Installation Management Command, AIRS allowed Soldiers to self-register by going to an online site, search for the training they wanted and then apply for it. The system allowed safety offices to plan riding and driving training, recognizing the needs of Soldiers at installations worldwide. However, when the contract supporting AIRS ends, or Oct. 1, 2012, the Army has to find another way to ensure Soldiers get the needed training. And the Army didn't have to look far for an effective solution that included the Soldiers' leadership into the process.

  • R&D centers collaborate to enhance mission planning capabilities, engineers win award

    Jun 27, 2012

    Engineers from U.S. Army CERDEC and ERDC received the Outstanding Collaborative Research and Development Achievement Award for their work to automate route planning capabilities for the Command Post of the Future, or CPOF, system. The result of the teams' effort will provide lessons learned for production runs of the capability in the program of record.

  • NETCOM CG selected for new assignment

    Jun 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper was chosen for reassignment as director of Plans and Policy/J-5, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Md.

  • NETCOM selects top NCO, Soldier

    Jun 15, 2012

    Representing five different Signal commands across the globe, five Soldiers and five noncommissioned officers competed for the chance to be the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command 2012 NCO of the Year and Soldier of the Year.

  • Future system to streamline Army HR and Soldier pay

    Jun 14, 2012

    For the first time, the Army will automatically execute pay actions in response to approved personnel information changes, such as a change in grade or dependents via future system.

  • Fort Drum NEC named best in command for second time

    Jun 14, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For the second time in three years, the Network Enterprise Center at Fort Drum has been named Best Large NEC in 7th Signal Command, an accomplishment that recognizes the center's expertise in operating, maintaining and defending the post's digital networks.

  • Use of social media comes with responsibilities

    Jun 14, 2012

    Actions online can result in professional and legal consequences offline. While the military permits service members to use social media, their participation is not without limitations.

  • Bringing Leaders into Rider Training

    Jun 11, 2012

    The process Soldiers use to get their required motorcycling and driving training will change with the coming of the new fiscal year. Since 2007, Soldiers have used the AIRS, or the Army IMCOM Registration System, to sign up for the driving and motorcycle riding provided under the Army Traffic Safety Training Program. Performed under contract for the Army's Installation Management Command, AIRS allowed Soldiers to self-register by going to an online site, search for the training they wanted and then apply for it.

  • Life is a SAFE highway

    Jun 8, 2012

    June isn't just National Safety Month -- it's also the beginning of summer and the season of road trips and vacations, and we all have a responsibility to ensure those journeys don't end with a one-way ticket to tragedy.

  • 311th Signal Command warriors compete for "Best of the Best" title

    May 31, 2012

    Asia and Pacific Signal non-commissioned officers and Soldiers, both Active Duty and Reserve, convened in Hawaii for four grueling days of tough challenges at the 2012 "Best of the Best" 311th Signal Command (Theater) Best Warrior Competition. Since the 311th is a multi-component unit, winners go on to the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command Army, USARPAC and Army Reserve Competition.

  • Army promotes National Safety Month

    May 24, 2012

    June is National Safety Month, and senior Army Leaders are asking Soldiers at all levels to use this opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to safety.

  • Army evaluates net-centric interoperability for coalition ground forces

    May 22, 2012

    U.S. Army CERDEC hosted a coalition interoperability experiment May 10-18, 2012, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to identify performance shortfalls and to evaluate future network architectures that will better enable interoperability for coalition ground forces brigade and below, prevent fratricide and extend continuity of operations.

  • Safety first for Memorial Day!

    May 21, 2012

    Memorial Day is among the most revered of holidays in our Army. We remember those who have fallen before us, and during this era of persistent conflict, honor the memory of those now absent from our formations. Thank you for your continued service, which ensures their sacrifices will never be forgotten.

  • 7th Signal Command recognizes Soldier, NCO of the Year

    May 18, 2012

    Two 21st Signal Brigade Soldiers earned recognition for their selection as the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during a ceremony at the Third Annual 7th Signal Command (Theater) Ball at Fort Gordon, Ga., recently.

  • Senate Confirms Brig. Gen. Patterson's Promotion to Major General

    May 10, 2012

    The U.S. Senate recently confirmed the selection of Brig, Gen. LaWarren V. Patterson, commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater), headquartered at Fort Gordon, Ga., for promotion to major general.

  • Army cyber company activates at ceremony

    May 10, 2012

    The guidon of Delta Company, 781st Military Intelligence Battalion, 780th MI Brigade, was unfurled for the first time during an activation ceremony on April 23 at the Fort Meade Museum.

  • The Pain of Lane Splitting

    May 2, 2012

    Last October, one of my closest friends, Cynthia, was involved in a fatal accident while touring California on her motorcycle. She was accompanied by her husband and my good friend, Tim.

  • Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visit Fort Huachuca, Ariz., during annual conference

    Apr 25, 2012

    Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army from numerous states attend the 2012 annual CASA conference located in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 18, 2012

    This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation's highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with significant risks, however, and all Soldiers should be aware the most dangerous hazard they encounter on the road could be themselves.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits U.S. Army Cyber Command Headquarters

    Apr 12, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits U.S. Army Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 2, 2012, to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the cyber mission.

  • Fort A.P. Hill launches mobile application for smart devices

    Apr 10, 2012

    Fort A.P. Hill is expanding its outreach to the Warriors it trains, employees who support them and the public with just a click of its new smart device and mobile application.

  • Army examining what capabilities "make sense" for the network of the future

    Apr 10, 2012

    Network modernization is an Army priority. The U.S. Army will assess capabilities and emerging C4ISR technologies as part of its efforts to shape the future network when its annual integrated capabilities event begins at Fort Dix, N.J., April 16. The work will support initiatives to provide actionable intelligence at the squad level and improved situational awareness to dismounted Soldiers. The event, which provides an opportunity for stakeholders from across the DoD to integrate and exercise future force capabilities, will also inform efforts to accelerate and recapitalize C4ISR technologies into the current force, thus supporting the Agile acquisition process.

  • Army completes last Regional Hub Node

    Apr 2, 2012

    The Army has been working to position Regional Hub Nodes in five separate strategic regions, providing tactical users with secure, reliable connectivity worldwide.

  • Help wanted: NETCOM looking for summer hires

    Apr 2, 2012

    Looking for something new to do with your summer? Try working for U.S. Army Network Technology Command. NETCOM is currently accepting applications from high school and college students for its summer hire program through April 6. The summer hire program is a 10-week paid internship that allows participants to work in such areas as clerical, information technology, automation, human resources, and budgeting, according to Isabel Bayardo, a NETCOM human resources specialist.

  • Army Spring Summer Safety Campaign Underway

    Mar 30, 2012

    Fort Rucker, Ala. (April 1, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commences it's official Spring and Summer safety campaign and encourages all Soldiers, Family Members and Department of the Army Civilians to remain prepared for the fun and hazards associated with warmer weather.

  • Respect the Heat

    Mar 28, 2012

    Outdoor activities are one way to enjoy the warm weather of spring and summer, but Soldiers and Family members should be mindful that high temperatures pose a significant risk for heat injury.

  • Ride Fun, Ride Safe!

    Mar 28, 2012

    Summer is coming and with it the kind of weather that draws riders to the road. If you're a dedicated rider or thinking about taking up the sport, the Army can help you ride safely.

  • Watch Your Step!

    Mar 28, 2012

    A number of Soldiers have been killed or seriously injured in pedestrian-related accidents during recent years, and one goal of this year's Army Safe Spring/Summer campaign is to heighten awareness of unsafe behaviors and the hazards of distracted walking.

  • Home Sweet Safe Home

    Mar 28, 2012

    Just because you made it safely through the day at work doesn't mean you can forget safety when you get home.

  • Army launches apps marketplace prototype

    Mar 23, 2012

    Army Software Marketplace prototype now delivers 12 mobile training applications for Soldiers to use on personal phones or tablets.

  • Officials extend deadline to apply for 'Stop Loss' pay

    Mar 23, 2012

    Service members and veterans whose military service was involuntarily extended under the "Stop Loss" program between the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Sept. 30, 2009, are eligible for special retroactive pay, and they now have more time to apply for it.

  • West Point center focuses on cyber research mission

    Mar 22, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (March 22, 2012) -- One of West Point's oldest research centers was re-designated Monday as the Cyber Research Center, coinciding with a promotion ceremony for its director. Formerly the Information Technology and Operations Center, the newly-recognized Cyber Research Center and Col. Gregory Conti were recognized in a ceremony at Herbert Hall with about 60 guests in attendance. As the CRC director and associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Conti said this is the era of the cyber warrior and it reflects the country's current needs.

  • Winners named for 21st Signal Brigade NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Mar 22, 2012

    After three days and nights of competing, two Fort Meade service members came out on top in the 21st Signal Brigade's NCO and Soldier of the Year competition.

  • Know the rules about political activity

    Mar 22, 2012

    Voting is an important right that affords every American the opportunity to have a personal voice in shaping our country's future. In our political process, every vote counts, and one vote can make a world of difference.

  • New Army policy provides communications security solutions

    Mar 22, 2012

    A new policy established by Army acquisition officials for the procurement and deployment of all communications security (COMSEC) technologies will help ensure that critical information does not fall into the wrong hands.

  • Army focus on post-traumatic stress disorder shifts toward prevention

    Mar 22, 2012

    It's not enough to simply treat post-traumatic stress disorder any longer. The Army recognizes the importance of preventing it from happening in the first place.

  • Army to complete Enterprise-Email move by March 2013

    Mar 20, 2012

    This week the Army resumed migrations to DOD Enterprise Email. On Dec. 31, 2011, the Army had stopped migrations to address requirements from Congress in the FY12 National Defense Authorization Act.

  • Camp Humphreys social media initiatives named 'Best in Army'

    Mar 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army recognized Camp Humphreys, South Korea, with a first place award in the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition for "Outstanding Initiatives in New Media."

  • JBLM 'likes' Facebook: Installation taps social media during recent online community meeting

    Mar 9, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord leadership held a town hall meeting March 1 and Col. Thomas Brittain, the installation's commander, was glad the community stayed home.

  • New CSM assumes responsibility of 160th Signal Brigade

    Mar 8, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce, senior enlisted advisor, 160th Signal Brigade and native of Charleston, S.C., transferred responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur T. Swingler, native of Chambersburg, Pa., in a Change of Responsibility Ceremony Mar. 5.

  • Army's current, future network capabilities interoperate for stronger force

    Mar 8, 2012

    While Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2, the Army's newest generation of its tactical communications network backbone, undergoes its operational test this spring, an upgraded version of its earlier counterpart, WIN-T Increment 1b, will also participate in the test to ensure seamless connectivity and interoperability.

  • New communications a 'SNAP' for 403rd in Korea

    Mar 2, 2012

    New terminals enable the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade to use NIPR and SIPR communications in a tactical environment.

  • Got Leaders?

    Feb 29, 2012

    If you don't have a Motorcycle Mentorship Program supported by senior Leaders, then maybe you don't have one at all.

  • Mercury Rising

    Feb 29, 2012

    With summer approaching and temperatures rising, there is a natural tendency to worry about heat injuries. But another equal concern is the increase in musculoskeletal injuries due to more vigorous outdoor summer activities. Winter conditioning does not necessarily translate to being conditioned for your summer activities. This creates the need to physically train the body for warm-weather activities.

  • How to Use Your Safety Officer

    Feb 29, 2012

    I was the incoming battalion commander and it had been a wonderful couple of days familiarizing myself with what appeared to be a great unit. After reviewing the brigade commander's Officer Evaluation Report support form in preparation for my initial counseling, I noted the usual comments about meeting or exceeding standards for the commander's unit status report, individual weapons qualification, Army physical fitness test and the unit's successful external evaluation. However, what I hadn't seen before was an objective to "implement and maintain an effective unit safety program supporting unit readiness and combat capability."

  • Army to resume Enterprise Email migrations

    Feb 22, 2012

    The Army expects to resume migrations to Department of Defense Enterprise Email by Mar. 17, 2012.

  • NETCOM chooses 2011 Civilian of the Year

    Feb 22, 2012

    In a ceremony held in the Greely Hall Auditorium today, the Network Enterprise Technology Command revealed their 2011 Civilian of the Year.

  • Army Safety Program strong, off-duty challenges remain

    Feb 16, 2012

    The 2012 Winter Army Senior Safety Symposium was held Feb. 14-16, 2012, at Fort Rucker, Ala., with 65 of the Army's senior safety Leaders in attendance to assess current Army Safety Program efforts and chart a path forward to ensure continued success of the program.

  • Celebrating black women

    Feb 10, 2012

    Their stories may be as varied as their careers and places they lived; however, African-American women have shared a common bond throughout history. The myriad of careers held and experiences dealing with their race and gender are woven into their life stories.

  • Changes coming for the Army's Active Component retention program

    Feb 10, 2012

    Army Command, Army Service Component Commands and Direct Reporting Units will establish brigade-level reenlistment objectives and as in the past, commanders will be directed to retain a percentage of the eligible population. In March 2012 the reenlistment window opens for Soldiers whose enlistments end in fiscal year 2013.

  • Army's top signal officer tours C4ISR campus, explores acquisitions efficiencies

    Feb 8, 2012

    Members of Team C4ISR showed promise becoming a reality to Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, the Army's chief information officer/G6, Jan. 30, 2012, during her visit to the C4ISR Center of Excellence.

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