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  • U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

    Dec 23, 2014

    U.S. Army news, information about Army's response to Ebola threat

  • Soldier for life reaches out to gold star families

    Dec 22, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, as the commander of U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, welcomed Army and Navy gold star families to the 115th Army-Navy football game, to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star.

  • Gold star families honored at Army-Navy game

    Dec 17, 2014

    The gold star families of a Soldier and a Marine, both of whom played military academy football and later were killed in combat, were honored Dec. 13 at the 115th Army-Navy game to help raise awareness of the meaning and significance of the gold star pin.

  • Social network safety: How to protect your identity online

    Dec 15, 2014

    As a result of recent world events and a continual effort to protect the force, special agents with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit, are strongly recommending that anyone affiliated with the U.S. military, review their social media accounts to make sure they are using the best security settings to protect their online profiles.

  • Soldier uniforms may one day detect, neutralize biological threats

    Dec 15, 2014

    Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory have developed and are producing in small batches synthetic peptides they believe will serve as great replacements for animal-grown antibodies currently used to detect biological hazards.

  • Wreaths across America take over Devens cemetery

    Dec 15, 2014

    On a sunny Saturday morning, nearly 100 people placed wreaths at the headstones of the 426 Veterans who were laid to rest at the Fort Devens cemetery.

  • Something in the water? FLW soldiers win back-to-back singing competitions

    Dec 15, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Michael Joseph, a drummer in the 399th Army Band stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, won the Army's 2014 Operation Rising Star Singing contest Friday, held at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre. The 2013 Rising Star, Sgt. Christiana Ball, is a drill sergeant also stationed at Fort Leonard Wood. Joseph sang "Something in the Water" by Carrie Underwood as his victory song after being named the 2014 winner.

  • Spirit of Giving

    Dec 15, 2014

  • U.S. Armed Forces Men capture international basketball title

    Dec 15, 2014

    The U.S. Armed Forces Men's Basketball team defeated Lithuania, the reigning champs, 89-82 to win the 2014 SHAPE International Basketball Championship Dec. 6. Air Force Capt. Matt Holland of Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., was named Most Valuable Player of the six-day tournament that featured teams from Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, France, Canada, United Kingdom and Belgium.

  • Eighth Army celebrates holidays and partnership at annual concert

    Dec 14, 2014

    American and Korean sevicemembers and their families celebrated the holidays and enduring friendship at the 7th Annual Korea-America Friendship Holiday Concert at the Seoul Performing Arts Center Dec. 14.

  • Arlington National Cemetery continues improvements, director testifies

    Dec 12, 2014

    In testimony on Capitol Hill, the executive director of Army National Cemeteries said as the pace of interments remain at an all-time high, Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, continues process improvements.

  • Mentoring program prepares future leaders

    Dec 12, 2014

    A mentoring program to enhance both personal and professional growth has been established at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Student officers volunteer at Richmond clothing giveaway

    Dec 12, 2014

    Second Lt. Alexander Henriod never expected to become an instant authority on women's shoes while studying at Fort Lee's Army Logistics University. However, while volunteering at a "gently used" winter clothing giveaway along with 23 other Basic Officer Leader Course students Dec. 7, he became a fast learner.

  • Chaplain assistant provides care, patience

    Dec 12, 2014

    Only three days after Christmas, the Army will celebrate its 105th year since the creation of the chaplain assistant position, and will dedicate this day to honoring the men and women who were given the special duty of assisting chaplains in performing their duties by providing religious support for all Soldiers and their Families. Chaplain Assistant Sgt. Aaron LaBarge, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, arrived at Fort Campbell in October and has been fulfilling his duties with enthusiasm since joining the Army in 2007.

  • USA Medical Command selects Career Counselor of the Year

    Dec 12, 2014

    The US Army Medical Command named its top Career Counselor of the Year following a daylong competition held Nov. 18. Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Parrish, representing the Southern Regional Medical Command, was named the US Army Medical Command Career Counselor of the Year, with Staff Sgt. Kindra Ford, representing the Western Regional Medical Command, as the runner-up.

  • Holiday party boasts food, fun and exceptional family members

    Dec 12, 2014

    Laughter and excitement filled the air as children partook in food, fun and crafts at the Exceptional Family Member Program's annual holiday party here Dec. 4.

  • SHARP app puts help in Soldiers' hands

    Dec 12, 2014

    FORT BENNING -- A new Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) "WeCare" app was developed for the Army. The app supplies users with hotline numbers, links and manuals to aid in seeking support during a difficult time, whether it is a suicidal situation or case of sexual assault.

  • Sending the love

    Dec 11, 2014

    Whether it's a box full of candy and cookies or something more practical like shaving cream or shampoo, a simple package or letter in the mail has the potential to make a Soldier's deployment just a little bit brighter.

  • Human capital strategy needed to ensure future readiness

    Dec 11, 2014

    Incorporating objectives and metrics, Army Contracting Command officials are addressing organizational workforce requirements for the future.

  • CSA makes first visit to Huachuca, learns of post's unique capabilities

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona, leadership hosted Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno for his first-ever visit to the southwest desert post, Dec. 8-9, 2014, highlighting the unique capabilities found at the post, which support the new Army Operating Concept, leader development and the future of the Army.

  • Soldier for Life sings praises of Army Entertainment

    Dec 11, 2014

    Retired Army staff sergeant Ron Henry keeps giving back to the U.S. military by singing his "Soldier for Life" stories. He recently reunited with Army Entertainment as one of six all-stars in the 2014 Operation Rising Star Presented by PenFed military singing contest at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Oh, Christmas tree: Event kicks off holiday season

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Rucker officially kicked off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony at Howze Field Dec. 4.

  • Operation Santa puts the happy in 'Happy Holidays'

    Dec 11, 2014

    The holiday season is a time for cheer and good tidings, but it can also be a time filled with stress and financial burdens.

  • Looking for career progression? Join the Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

    Dec 11, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 7, 2014) -- With critical installation management vacancies in deployed locations open now, U.S. Army Installation Management Command employees have additional career development opportunities at their fingertips.

  • Fort holds tree lighting ceremony in spirit of holiday season

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort holds tree lighting ceremony in spirit of holiday season

  • Fort Huachuca Soldiers, Families receive free trees

    Dec 11, 2014

    Fort huachuca, Arizona - Soldiers and Family members of Fort Huachuca lined up to receive their free Christmas tree during the Trees for Troops� program at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre parking lot Dec. 5.

  • APG remembers "Why We Serve"

    Dec 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 750 Soldiers and DOD civilians reaffirmed their respective oaths of service to the nation during the "Why We Serve" program at the Myer Auditorium Nov. 25.

  • Chaplain assistant fulfills desire to serve

    Dec 10, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Carlos Vazquez has always known that in one capacity or another, he would spend his life serving others.

  • Soldiers worldwide showing holiday spirit

    Dec 10, 2014

    While Soldiers and their families are getting in the holiday mood, many are far from home, engaged in worldwide training and operations in Africa, Eastern Europe, Iraq, Korea, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • Healthy Soldiers are Mission-Ready Soldiers

    Dec 10, 2014

    Maj. Gen. Theodore Martin, commanding general, here, awarded Havoc Company and Gunslinger Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment with the flu streamer for having all soldiers vaccinated for the flu Oct. 24.

  • Vanguard Brigade conducts training to enhance parenting skills

    Dec 8, 2014

    Soldiers of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, came together for a training class on the 1-2-3 Magic parenting program.

  • Soldiers celebrate festival with holiday classics

    Dec 8, 2014

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington presented its annual holiday season with a full dress rehearsal kick-off concert at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall, in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2014.

  • Fort Irwin enjoys a not-so-random act of kindness from Los Angelenos

    Dec 7, 2014

    Looking to start another great tradition at Fort Irwin, Bridget Blehm, a Yorba Linda resident and founder of For Families of Active Military, recruited a platoon of volunteers from the greater Los Angeles area to come to Fort Irwin to help decorate the post's Towne Center for Christmas.

  • How to get a 25-foot Christmas tree to stand proud

    Dec 7, 2014

    While most people were preparing for Thanksgiving, four workers from Fort Irwin's FMWR and High Desert Support Services had their sights elsewhere. On the morning of Nov. 22, they took delivery of a 25-foot white pine and focused their attention on how to stand up the post's showcase Christmas tree at Towne Center plaza on Langford Lake Road. The following Monday and Tuesday, the second phase began for the tree's transformation. For this, Gold Star Father Rick Creed came from Rancho Cucamonga to take charge.

  • Another 100,000 troops on road to civilian employment

    Dec 5, 2014

    As more Soldiers prepare to transition out of the Army, private-sector businesses continue to make the pledge to put those experienced Service members to work.

  • Pregnancy PT provides fitness for expecting Soldiers

    Dec 5, 2014

    Pregnant and postpartum Soldiers now have a PT group tailored specifically to their needs in USAG Bavaria.

  • Army listens to community concerns about potential force reductions

    Dec 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The Department of the Army is reaching out to gather verbal community-unique considerations during community listening sessions being conducted at 30 communities across the Army. Fort Huachuca is one of them.

  • Fort Huachuca Holiday Giving Tree is wrapping up

    Dec 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Each year since 1988, the Chaplain's Office Outreach Ministries Program personnel, organize the event by collecting gift donations and distributing them to Service member Families, so they too can celebrate the holidays.

  • U.S. Army Europe Career Counselor of the Year named

    Dec 5, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Efrain Garcia, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, has been named U.S. Army Europe's Career Counselor of the Year for the second straight year.

  • Partners in Care feeds Guard families

    Dec 5, 2014

    The Maryland National Guard's Partners in Care initiative donated 50 holiday meals to Soldiers and Airmen for Thanksgiving. The meals were delivered to the Fifth Regiment Armory in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 24, 2014.

  • Holiday House provides gifts for military Families

    Dec 5, 2014

    The Operation Homefront program "Holiday House" is in full swing this giving season as they prepare to help Fort Campbell Families celebrate the holidays. This program provides help to military service members E-6 and below and their Families by providing toys to those in need.

  • Bringing Holiday Cheer to Troops

    Dec 5, 2014

    Every year around the holidays, some families experience added stress. Maybe because of visiting relatives, finding the last doll, or cooking for dozens. But for some on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one stress that is avoided is the buying of a Christmas tree. Service members arrived at the Northwest Adventure Center on JBLM North Fort to claim a free Christmas tree during this year's "Trees for Troops" event Dec. 3.

  • Spirits high during 2014 Special Olympics Washington Summer Games

    Dec 5, 2014

    A record-breaking 2,800 athletes participated in the 2014 Special Olympics Washington Summer Games here, May 30-June 1.

  • Keeping traditions alive

    Dec 5, 2014

    "Who recommends this soldier into the Corps of Noncommissioned Officers?" This question echoed throughout the auditorium as 15 soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps, joined the NCO Corps during an induction ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 13.

  • Winter driving safety guide: Preparation, protection, prevention key

    Dec 5, 2014

    Although the South isn't known for snowy storms and icy roads, Mother Nature can sometimes throw a curve ball and bring winter's frosty bite down to southern Alabama.

  • Holidays no time to give vigilance a day off

    Dec 5, 2014

    As people's thoughts turn to shopping for the perfect gifts, spending time with family, and enjoying friends, good cheer and festivities, post officials remind Soldiers and families not to give vigilance any time off for the holidays.

  • Tree lighting sets off string of holiday events

    Dec 5, 2014

    As Christmas officially kicks off on post with the tree lighting ceremony this evening, Fort Rucker has no shortage of ways to get people in the holiday spirit.

  • Turkey burn: Fitness marathon deliver 4 hours of fat-burning excitement

    Dec 5, 2014

    After enjoying all the turkey, stuffing, yams, pies and other holiday fixings, Fort Rucker's physical fitness centers offered people a way to shed the guilt, and the pounds, and get back into the swing of working out with this year's Turkey Burn Dec. 1.

  • Report shows Army making progress in SHARP efforts

    Dec 5, 2014

    Army efforts to change command climate and increase training have resulted in a decrease in sexual assaults as well as an increase in reporting of these crimes, a recently released report shows.

  • CSA says he's inspired by Soldiers' selfless service

    Dec 5, 2014

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said his Goodpaster Award was earned by the selfless service of more than one million Soldiers who "do whatever is necessary to protect this nation."

  • New allotment rule protects troops from lending scams

    Dec 4, 2014

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advantage of troops and their families, Pentagon officials said, Nov. 21, 2014.

  • Weight training program, competition to start January at Ansbach

    Dec 4, 2014

    The USAG Ansbach Family and MWR Sports and Fitness Program holds a weight training program and competition during the new year.

  • Fort Drum Cub Scouts send toys, goodies worldwide

    Dec 4, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For most Americans, the holiday season is synonymous with food, family and fun. However, millions of people, including children, do not share these sentiments because their next meal is not guaranteed, their families have been destroyed by tragedies, and poverty has robbed them of any real joy.

  • Take charge of your online identity

    Dec 4, 2014

    I encourage you to review your own social media accounts and ask that your family members do the same. Personal security and operational security go hand in hand; they are vital to our workforce and nation's security and it is everyone's responsibility to practice OPSEC.

  • Social Media and OPSEC reminder

    Dec 4, 2014

    You've probably seen the recent news stories regarding threats from ISIS against military members. Online postings from the group suggest their followers use social media pages to find and target those associated with the U.S. government. Although we regularly remind you to use precautionary measures online, this seems like a good time for a refresher.

  • Sill Soldier gives kidney to sister

    Dec 4, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Putting the welfare of the nation, the Army and your subordinates before your own is the Army's definition of selfless service. Soldiers are taught the ability to go a little further and endure a little longer to ensure mission success.

  • FLW 'rising star' hopes to shine on big stage

    Dec 4, 2014

    Fort Leonard Wood's 2014 Operation Rising Star winner is at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas preparing for finals that start Saturday

  • Military basketball programs retain Soldier for life

    Dec 2, 2014

    Staff Sgt. Ronald Bartley credits military basketball for making him a Soldier for life. The U.S. Army's "Soldier for Life" campaign is designed to ensure that Soldiers start strong, serve strong and reintegrate strong so they remain "Army Strong" when they leave the Army or retire, and return to their communities.

  • Psychiatric service dogs helping veterans with PTSD

    Dec 1, 2014

    Some veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder have special buddies to rely on -- specially trained Labrador retrievers and golden retrievers.

  • Fort Rucker tree lighting to kick off holiday season

    Nov 28, 2014

    The annual Fort Rucker Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at Howze Field Dec. 4 from 4:45-6 p.m.

  • Job search success: Little things make a big difference

    Nov 28, 2014

    The success of a resume is measured by getting an interview. The success of an interview is measured by receiving a job offer. But, in either case, whether the resume gets you in for an interview or whether going through an interview gets you a job offer often depends on the little things.

  • FRES students graduate DARE program

    Nov 28, 2014

    Making choices in life is something everyone is faced with, and officials at Fort Rucker Elementary School want to help make sure students are prepared to make the right ones when it comes to drugs and alcohol.

  • HollyDay Bazaar: Spouse club raises money for community with event

    Nov 28, 2014

    The holiday season is in full swing, complete with Santa making his rounds at malls and venues across the country, and Old Saint Nick didn't miss his opportunity to make an appearance at one of Fort Rucker's foremost holiday events.

  • Humphreys spouse advances to Operation Rising Star final six

    Nov 27, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- For the second time in five years, a family member from here has been selected to compete for the grand prize at Operation Rising Star. Jackie Gollihar, the wife of Warrant Officer Steven Gollihar, assigned to Company B, 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, won the local competition Oct. 22, in the Community Activity Center. Her first place finish here and the online voting earned her a shot at the finals. The Gollihar's, along with son Derrick, arrived here in September and Jackie said finding about the competition was a welcomed surprise. This is their second assignment to Camp Humphreys.

  • Soldiers give back during the holiday season

    Nov 26, 2014

    Twelve Soldiers from the 289th Military Police Company, volunteered to help the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC) assemble and distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to the local community.

  • Eagle Scout helps protect turtles from predators

    Nov 26, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fifteen-year-old Ethan M. Webb became an Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America, during a Court of Honor ceremony Nov. 15 at Remington Park on Fort Drum. The requirements to become an Eagle Scout include earning a set of 21 specific merit badges, performing volunteer work, and organizing and completing a service project helpful to any religious institution, school or the Scout's community.

  • CID warns of new carjacking scam, provides holiday safety tips

    Nov 26, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is warning the greater Army community about a new carjacking scam targeting unsuspecting holiday shoppers.

  • Sill Soldier continues warrior heritage

    Nov 26, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- First Lt. Kent Tomah III was a warrior long before he joined the Army. A member of the Comanche and Navajo nations, Tomah said his heritage is what led him to serve in the military. "I am night dancer. Navajo born for the Comanche people and I am an American warrior," said Tomah.

  • Commander's Message: Thanksgiving is time for blessings, safety

    Nov 25, 2014

    Col. Christopher M. Benson, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach commander, encourages garrison community members to travel safely and practice outdoor and fire safety during the Thanksgiving weekend.

  • AFAP conference tackles issues

    Nov 25, 2014

    The Vicenza Military Community will soon hold an annual conference to fix issues within the community. Delegates from numerous organizations are invited to share their voice.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day at the Vicenza Health Center

    Nov 25, 2014

    Many U.S. Military retirees or their surviving spouses gathered at the Vicenza Army Health Center for the 2014 Retiree Appreciation Day Oct. 17.

  • Angel Tree program connects community with gifts

    Nov 25, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza will kick off its Angel Tree program Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at Army Community Service. Last year more than 90 children from 40 families received gifts from those within the community.

  • Celebrity Chefs serve up fun and food

    Nov 25, 2014

    Local volunteers team with celebrity chefs to create delectable dinner

  • Serving Those Who Support the Warfighter

    Nov 25, 2014

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity Commander COL Joe Dixon serves the Army and Navy employees at Crane during the 2014 Thanksgiving Meal at the Crane Café. The traditional event allows all the Crane commanders a chance to serve those who work for them and show appreciation for all they do in support of the Warfighter.

  • Medal of Honor recipient visits Fort Jackson

    Nov 25, 2014

    Don Jenkins, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam in 1969, visited the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment. Jenkins served with the 2-39th in Vietnam.

  • Fort Campbell soldier embraces future with Nashville District

    Nov 25, 2014

    A Fort Campbell soldier and electronics technician who sustained multiple injuries during deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan is making the most of an internship and job opportunity with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.

  • Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Alaska

    Nov 24, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson, who also serves as the Army's chief management officer, got an eyeful of Alaska's vast training areas during an aerial tour of the Interior, Nov. 18, 2014.

  • Veterans teary eyed, while children jump for joy ... It must be Veterans Day

    Nov 24, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The City of Albany, whose roots trace back to the early 1600s, is certainly a community of contrasts. But no disparities may have been as obvious earlier this month than seeing old Veterans tear up while children standing next to them jump with joy. Truly, this was a strange, but wonderful, site ̶ it was Veterans Day.

  • Winter Season Safety

    Nov 24, 2014

    Like so many months of the year, November is a time of change, both for our schedules and outdoor temperatures, and service members, civilians and leaders alike must be prepared to face unique challenges during the coming winter season. As an element of the Army's Ready …or Not? seasonal safety campaign, MDW Safety would like to share the following resources to help keep you and your family safety during winter.

  • AFSBn-Kuwait Soldiers participate in Army Ten-Miler shadow run

    Nov 24, 2014

  • Be alert while shopping during the holiday season

    Nov 24, 2014

    The holidays were never meant to be marked by stress and anxiety. But all too often, the most wonderful time of the year becomes less about spending time with loved ones and more about protecting yourself from being a victim of identity theft.

  • Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter

    Nov 24, 2014

    Tips for preventing carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter months

  • Surgeon General's Thanksgiving Safety Message

    Nov 21, 2014

    The Thanksgiving tradition can be traced back to the arrival of the first colonists who held a feast in 1621 to convey their gratitude for a bountifulharvest with Colonial Governor William Bradford proclaiming a day of thanksgiving. Subsequently, on 3 October 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation designating the fourth Thursday of November as a national Thanksgiving holiday. Today, Thanksgiving is a cherished national tradition with Family gatherings, proclamations of thanks for the good fortunes of the past year and sincere offerings of charity to those in need.

  • Arts and Crafts Center helps hone lifelong skills

    Nov 21, 2014

    The classic image of an old craftsman, hunched over a masterpiece, pouring a lifetime of hard-learned lessons into every movement might be an inspiration to some, pushing them to take up a craft. But the masterpiece is not the prize -- the value is in the act of crafting, according to the Fort Rucker Arts and Crafts Center manager.

  • APG honors veterans as 'Soldiers for Life'

    Nov 21, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG honored the service and sacrifice of the nation's veterans during the Veterans Day ceremony at the APG North (Aberdeen) post theater Nov. 12.

  • Volleyball tournament showcases warriors, adaptive sports

    Nov 21, 2014

    In recognition of Warrior Care Month, Army Warrior Transition Command hosted its fourth annual Joint Services Sitting Volleyball Tournament, Nov. 20, 2014, at the Pentagon Athletic Center.

  • Redskins salute the military

    Nov 21, 2014

    The score wasn't what Redskins fans had hoped, but service members who attended the Nov. 16 Washington-Tampa Bay game at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., had other reasons to cheer.

  • Sisters in Arms volunteer during turkey drive

    Nov 20, 2014

    1st Space Brigade Sisters in Arms volunteered their time to help families in need during the Marian House Soup Kitchen Stuff the Bird Turkey Drive Nov. 17.

  • IMCOM commander visits Fort Carson

    Nov 20, 2014

    The commanding general of Installation Management Command (IMCOM) traveled to Fort Carson Nov. 17-18 to learn more about the post and its programs.

  • Great Scott! Fort Sill recognizes family of year

    Nov 20, 2014

    Fort Sill honored its family of the year, the Scotts, Nov. 13 at the Patriot Club.

  • IMCOM unveils plan for 2025 and beyond

    Nov 14, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command released "IMCOM 2025 and Beyond," a new campaign plan operationalizing the commanding general's vision for the organization.

  • Top 6 selected for 2014 Operation Rising Star presented by PenFed

    Nov 13, 2014

    Army Entertainment officials selected three Soldiers, two Army family members and an Airman as semifinalists in the 2014 Operation Rising Star presented by PenFed military singing contest.

  • AFAP conference reviews 46 issues

    Nov 11, 2014

    This year's Army Family Action Program Conference wrapped up Oct. 30 with dozens of issues submitted by Soldiers and Family members.

  • Football fans turn out for FOX Sports event

    Nov 11, 2014

    Football fans from across Fort Benning got a special treat Nov. 9, as FOX Sports broadcast segments of its FOX NFL Sunday pregame show live from York Field.

  • All-Army Light Welterweight champ sets sights on Olympic gold

    Nov 11, 2014

    Sgt. Anthony Nunez, a Patriot missile launching station operator/maintainer assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, Camp Carroll, South Korea, recently earned the title of All-Army light welterweight boxing champ during the Army's 2014 competition held at Fort Huachuca Sept. 12 and 13.

  • High School Auto Shop meets Army Auto Shop

    Nov 11, 2014

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Students of the Burroughs High School automotive shop class in Ridgecrest, California found out what Army mechanic's do each day during a visit on Nov. 6, here.

  • Ansbach garrison to hold Winter Safety Day Nov. 14

    Nov 10, 2014

    As part of its regular Friday morning training, the Ansbach garrison workforce is scheduled to take part in Winter Safety Day from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 at Katterbach Fitness Center.

  • Helping Save Lives One Heartbeat At A Time

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It all started with the heartbeat of an idea. While searching for a project that would benefit their fellow employees, a group of LIFT team members kept coming back to the same question: "What's better than trying to save a life?" They had other ideas for projects that would improve the working environment for the Aviation and Missile Command's employees, but doing something that could potentially help save the life of a co-worker won out every time.

  • 'Baby Lady' Happy To Welcome New Arrivals

    Nov 10, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Donna Harris doesn't mind being called the "baby lady." She enjoys all things "baby." She likes the "Baby Bundle," a free basket of supplies that she provides for newborns, and their moms and dads compliments of the New Parent Support Program, located at Army Community Service. She is happy to provide information on child issues and available resources to new military parents. And she is always willing to visit the homes of expectant parents and parents with babies to see how she can support them as they experience the challenges -- and rewards -- of parenthood.

  • Quilts Given To Veterans Represent Thanks

    Nov 10, 2014

    They reflect the nation's patriotic colors. They often showcase a traditional pattern -- Ohio Star, Fence Rail, Churn Dash and Log Cabin, to name a few. Many feature patriotic images, such as a Bald Eagle, U.S. flag or a praying Soldier. And all carry the Quilts of Valor label. But these quilts are most remembered for the combat veterans they honor.

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