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  • Soldier rescues woman from alligator-infested waters

    Sep 16, 2014

    A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician rescued a woman from alligator-infested waters at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

  • World Class Athlete Program Soldier set for Invictus

    Sep 10, 2014

    Sgt. Ryan McIntosh of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program intends to win six medals in the inaugural Invictus Games, scheduled for Sept. 10-14, 2014, in London. The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded, ill and injured service members and military veterans from 14 nations.

  • Story Walk features tales on the trail

    Sep 10, 2014

    Families enjoy stories on the go along Hohenfels' new Story Walk Trail

  • Soldier's sleight of hand wows at magic show

    Sep 10, 2014

    Justin Craigen proves there's more than meets the eye at The Zone.

  • Camp Zama's couples attend seminar, strengthen bonds of marriage

    Sep 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 10, 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama's married community members attended the "Whole Hearted Marriage" seminar held Sept. 5 to 7 at the Camp Zama Community Club, in order to learn ways to strengthen their marriages.

  • Cyclists take final turns on historic Fat Tire Race

    Sep 10, 2014

    Marshall Center rider reflects on the last Fat Tire Race, closing of Kean's Lodge in Garmisch

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB help promote suicide prevention in September

    Sep 10, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, the command team from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and members of the USAG Ansbach's Army Substance Abuse Program help promote September as Suicide Prevention Month.

  • 173rd Airborne represents USA in Estonian cross-country cycling competition

    Sep 9, 2014

    American paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, pedaled alongside their host-nation partners, Aug. 19, 2014, during an annual cross country cycling competition, in Estonia.

  • Scouts explore Ubungsdorf

    Sep 9, 2014

    BMC Boy Scouts invade the Hohenfels Training Area

  • Soldiers connect with community during Tough Mudder

    Sep 9, 2014

    "When they see us representing the Army and our units, they make the connection that we are team players and people who are willing to help out other people. They see that it's not just about the Army and their little group, it's about the Army being part of the community."

  • Commander organizes bridge run in Savannah for PT

    Sep 9, 2014

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, were afforded the opportunity to run Savannah's Talmadge Bridge, Sept. 3, for company physical training. The run was also open to members of the Savannah running community and 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade units. The run route began in Ellis Square and wound through Savannah's historic district along Broughton Street. From there, participants faced the 5.5 percent grade, 1.4 mile span of the bridge before being ferried across the Savannah River toward the finish line.

  • Former Soldier deals with 9/11 tragedy through helping others

    Sep 9, 2014

    Most people remember where they were on 9/11. Michelle and Clifton Cottom certainly do, and said they think about it all the time. Their 11-year-old daughter, Asia SiVon Cottom, was on Flight 77 that day, with other children. At 9:37 a.m., terrorists flew the plane into the Pentagon.

  • Benning Bash set for Sept. 13

    Sep 9, 2014

    This year's line up for the Benning Bash includes Grammy award-winning band Kool & the Gang, country newcomer RaeLynn and Blues band Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 on York Field.

  • Army Launches New Safety Campaign

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Army launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign today.

  • Women's Equality Day: FH celebrates at Alvarado Hall

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, arizona - "Celebrating Women's Right to Vote" is this year's theme, commemorating the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the equal right to vote.

  • Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

    Sep 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Feisty female among strong fighters in 2014 All Army Boxing Trials

  • Army Suicide Awareness Month 2014 tri-signed letter

    Sep 4, 2014

    Army Suicide Awareness Month 2014 tri-signed letter

  • Fort Jackson Soldier's cadence featured in advertising campaign

    Sep 4, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Lamont Christian said he was surprised to hear a cadence he wrote more than a decade ago for sale on iTunes. He was even more surprised when it appeared on a recent television commercial for a sports drink.

  • Endangered species call post home

    Sep 4, 2014

    More than half of Fort Jackson's training areas are considered to be a part of what is called the longleaf pine ecosystem, which is also home to three endangered species.

  • Avoiding flu season's pain

    Sep 4, 2014

    The 2014-2015 flu-season will be here soon. Take care of yourself and your community and get vaccinated as soon the vaccine becomes available.

  • Religious support teams promote spiritual health

    Sep 4, 2014

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Spiritual health is one of the five pillars of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program. The Army Chaplain Corps is charged with maintaining that pillar to the highest caliber to ensure Soldiers are spiritually fit -- on and off duty.

  • Fort Drum celebrates Women's Equality Day

    Sep 4, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community gathered Aug. 27 to celebrate the achievements of women, past and present, during a special Women's Equality Day celebration at the Commons.

  • Soldier and Family Readiness

    Sep 4, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- "The strength of our nation is our Army, the strength of our Army is our Soldiers, the strength of our Soldiers is our Families, this is what makes us Army Strong!" Gen. Raymond T. Odierno spoke these words shortly after he assumed the position of United States Army Chief of Staff and these words still hold true to this day.

  • Fort Carson wellness conference focuses on military spouses' health, fitness

    Sep 4, 2014

    A Fort Carson Spouse Wellness Conference will help military spouses learn about health and exercise programs available to them.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers compete for prestigious German badge

    Sep 4, 2014

    Forty-four Soldiers from across the 214th Fires Brigade and Reynolds Army Community Hospital here recently spent three grueling days working to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge.

  • 'Got Your Back' offers Soldiers new approach to SHARP training

    Sep 4, 2014

    Soldiers with the 89th Military Police Brigade took part in the revolutionary Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Got Your Back training at Howze Auditorium Aug. 11-15.

  • Program assists families with special needs children

    Sep 4, 2014

    Program assists families with special needs children

  • Help wanted: Riding Stables seeks volunteers for fall events

    Sep 4, 2014

    Volunteers have a dramatic impact on the success of Fort Rucker community programs.

  • FCC: Program offers career, child care opportunities

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Family Child Care program not only offers a way for Families to find quality child care providers who welcome children into their homes and offer safe child care services, but also provides a unique employment opportunity for those who wish to become providers.

  • Boot Camp: Fall fitness program features new schedule, workouts

    Sep 4, 2014

    Summer is winding down and cooler weather is approaching, but the 2014 Fall Boot Camp is keeping the heat alive with its intense workouts designed to get participants in tip-top shape.

  • Group provides sense of community for home schooling Families on Belvoir

    Sep 4, 2014

    The Belvoir Home Educator's group hosted an ice cream social for home-schooling Families Wednesday at the George Washington Village Community Center.

  • Stopping Suicide stigmas

    Sep 4, 2014

    "We knew he was sad, but we didn't know you could die from being sad," said Maj. Gen. (ret.) Mark A. Graham.

  • IMCOM Commander visits Carlisle Barracks

    Sep 4, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, Commander, U.S., Army IMCOM and Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, toured Carlisle Barracks and the Army War College during a visit Sept. 2.

  • September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    Sep 4, 2014

    As America wrangles daunting issues, no challenge is more urgent than protecting the health and well-being of our children.

  • Humphreys children head back to school

    Sep 4, 2014

    Students from Humphreys Central Elementary School and Humphreys Middle/High School came by foot, car, bus, bicycle and skateboard to begin the second year in the new schools. Joyce Diggs, HCES principal and Shelly Kennedy, HM/HS principal, welcomed about 978 total students to the schools. A slight drizzle put a small damper on the welcome back festivities, but once the children were inside the buildings, they knew they were starting on a new adventure. At the high school, following the raising of the flags, students went to the auditorium, where Kennedy and other school staff welcomed the students and got them started on their new school year. At HCES, students were welcomed by teachers, staff and members of Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers volunteers as they entered the building. Following some housekeeping and rules announcements, and some welcoming comments from Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew D. McCoy, Humphreys Garrison command sergeant major, Diggs rang the bell to begin the school year. To see more pictures from this event, go to https://www.flickr.com/photos/usaghumphreys/sets/72157646860229252/ -- U.S. Army photos by Steven Hoover

  • SHARP training conducted on Camp Zama

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 5, 2014) -- Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training was conducted on Sept. 2 at the Camp Zama Chapel, here. Russell Strand, chief of the Behavioral Sciences Educational and Training Division, U.S. Army Military Police School, talked to several of Camp Zama's senior leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

  • Fort Lee to open doors to new wellness center

    Sep 2, 2014

    Fort Lee will join the Surgeon General in her National Prevention Strategy initiative aimed at promoting the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being with the grand opening of a new Army Wellness Center on Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. Motivated by the motto "prevention is the best cure," the center's goal is to educate the community to take on and value a holistic approach to health and wellness.

  • American Red Cross, USAG Ansbach recognize youth volunteers

    Aug 29, 2014

    Several youths at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach received recognition for their volunteer hours during an American Red Cross youth volunteer recognition ceremony at the Von Steuben Community Center Aug. 22, 2014.

  • Fort A.P. Hill debuts new online hunting, fishing and trapping registration system

    Aug 29, 2014

    Hunters, fishers and trappers who use Fort A.P. Hill will soon be able to buy a permit and check-in and out of areas on their home computers or smart phones thanks to a new web-based program called iSportsman. The new system will be activated on Tuesday Sept. 2.

  • Labor Day: Summer ends, safety continues

    Aug 28, 2014

    For most Americans, Labor Day signals the end of the summer. Many families wrap up the summer with a final vacation, picnic or barbecue with friends. Whatever your plans are for Labor Day, don't let an accident spoil your fun.

  • More than 300 attend Fort Carson BOSS event

    Aug 28, 2014

    An Aug. 22 event at Fort Carson treated single Soldiers to a day of camaraderie, games and relaxation.

  • Sign-ups under way for Area I flag football

    Aug 27, 2014

    Area I gearing up for flag football, one of its most popular team sports.

  • Soldiers and their family members compete, "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge"

    Aug 27, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Twelve Soldiers and their family members participated in the "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge", held on Aug. 23 at Sagami General Depot, here, as a part of the Camp Zama's Commander's Cup.

  • Students, teachers head back to school

    Aug 27, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - As students and teachers were enjoying some well-deserved vacation time, construction planners and administrators were hard at work reshaping the face of Wiesbaden's schools. "This is part of the phased plan to replace all of our school facilities in the next decade," said Peter Witmer, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden school liaison officer. "We've seen Clay Kaserne transform, and now we're transforming Hainerberg Housing.

  • Garrison employees rescue gosling family

    Aug 27, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wading through swampy water to capture wayward baby geese isn't included in most Directorate of Public Works employees' job descriptions. When nature calls, they answer. Gordon Adam, an environmental technician, and Dr. Thomas Gladis, a contractor, rescued a gaggle of eight baby Egyptian geese stranded with their mother in a concrete retention pit on Clay Kaserne Aug. 13. The mother had moved them to the closest body of water she could find, but with no natural food and no ability to fly from the 20-foot-deep pit, they would have starved to death.

  • Local students bring home 19 trophies

    Aug 27, 2014

    Starting Sept. 2, SKIES will begin enrollments for horseback riding, dance, music and gymnastics

  • Darby Military Community hosts IMCOM Europe's 25th Anniversary BOSS Games

    Aug 27, 2014

    Nine Better Opportunity for Single Soldier teams representing seven U.S. Army garrisons in Europe arrived at Darby Military Community Aug. 8, hoping to bring home the gold medal.

  • Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to perform, educate Fort Riley community about resiliency

    Aug 27, 2014

    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team will visit Fort Riley, Kansas, for a series of free events, with some open to DOD personnel and some for the public, Sept. 5-8, 2014.

  • Redstone Flips Switch Toward Renewable Energy

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The energy companies came from all over the country -- California, Maryland, Virginia and Illinois, to name a few -- to hear about a new initiative at Redstone Arsenal that will potentially add on-post-generated solar electric power as a renewable energy source used by its 72 tenants.

  • Post Leaders Stand Up For Wellness

    Aug 27, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As both a government entity and an employer of a 37,000-member workforce, Redstone Arsenal and its tenants are on the front line of the Army's commitment to ensuring a ready and resilient workforce among civilian employees.

  • 2014 Women's Equality Day tri-signed letter

    Aug 26, 2014

    The Nation's annual observance of Women's Equality Day commemorates the addition of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote. This victory moved our Nation forward on the path towards equal civil and political rights for all Americans. This is a letter from our Army Senior leaders pertaining to this topic.

  • No time to rest for Fife and Drum Corps as 'Spirit of America' approaches

    Aug 26, 2014

    The 2014 Spirit of America itinerary for The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps is set, and the Soldiers will be rehearsing and practicing new drill choreography, while getting ready to travel from Boston to Albany, New York, and on to Hershey, Pennsylvania.

  • September is Suicide Prevention Month -- There is still work do be done!

    Aug 26, 2014

    Throughout September, the Army is emphasizing suicide prevention, an epidemic that increased steadily from 2005 through 2012.

  • Sims to play in three-versus-three soccer championship

    Aug 26, 2014

    One Army Contracting Command employee is still getting her kicks from watching her son maneuver on the soccer field.

  • Soldier, mother of five wins fitness contest

    Aug 26, 2014

    Being a mother of five hasn't stopped Sgt. 1st Class Quadedra Corey from pushing her limits.

  • Living resilient

    Aug 26, 2014

    Suicide is prevalent in our society, and keeping up with suicide awareness, the Army is teaching Master Resiliency Training to Soldier to help enable them to recover from adversities.

  • Benning Bash: Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown

    Aug 26, 2014

    As one of the Benning Bash's upcoming performers Sept. 13, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown's lead vocalist said their music will offer a variety of sounds for every age.

  • Youth compete at punt, pass & kick

    Aug 26, 2014

    Fort Benning's Child, Youth & School Services hosted the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at French Field Saturday. Local youth from ages 6 to 15 participated in the competition.

  • Ten-Miler qualifiers complete

    Aug 26, 2014

    Seventeen runners rallied together Aug. 22 at Santiago Fitness Center for the final Fort Benning Army Ten-Miler qualifier.

  • Fort Benning spouse to compete for new crown

    Aug 26, 2014

    Mrs. Georgia, Eiesha Horsley, is taking on a new challenge as she competes for the Mrs. America crown Aug. 27-29 in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Community Showcase, back-to-school run

    Aug 25, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held its annual Community Showcase Aug. 23, 2014 at Urlas Housing.

  • Health Center Commander Wants To Spread Wellness

    Aug 25, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. David Carpenter wants to serve more Soldiers and their families.

  • Hawaii runners eye Washington, Army 10-Miler team spots

    Aug 25, 2014

    The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Office hosted its annual Hawaii Army 10-Mile Qualifying Race, here, Saturday, with the goal of crafting two teams that will face off against other Army bases worldwide.

  • Privatized lodging tops 5 years at Fort Sill

    Aug 22, 2014

    Fort Sill and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Army Lodging celebrated the five-year anniversary of privatized Army lodging (PAL) with a celebration Aug. 13 at Allin Hall.

  • All-Army men's softball try-outs under way

    Aug 22, 2014

    Twenty-five players from posts around the world arrived at Fort Sill to participate in the 2014 Men's All-Army Softball Trial Camp to compete for a spot on the Men's All-Army softball team.

  • Trainers use real dialogue, portrayals to show result of sexual misconduct

    Aug 22, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 21, 2014) -- A noncommissioned officer/instructor leans over the shoulder of Pvt. Green as she takes a test, getting within a whisker's length of her cheek despite the presence of a subordinate NCO and other military trainees in the room.

  • Soldier turns childhood pastime into heartfelt renditions

    Aug 22, 2014

    Growing up as the youngest sibling in a musically-gifted family of five, Sgt. Cortnei Fowler found herself surrounded by the harmonious sounds of her family jamming together.

  • Showtime: Soldier Show entertains, educates crowd

    Aug 22, 2014

    Spectacular stage lights, high notes and high-energy dance moves are just some of the experiences that the Wiregrass community was treated to during the 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show this year.

  • BOSS and SMP bring single service members together

    Aug 22, 2014

    The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers and Single Marine Program came together for a town hall meeting Aug. 18 to discuss barracks life and what each program offers to servicemembers.

  • Soldier places 5th in World's Fastest Drummer competition

    Aug 22, 2014

    Anyone wanting to march to the beat of a certain 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band drummer should be prepared to get where they are going very quickly.

  • Arts and Crafts Frame Shop helps preserve memories

    Aug 22, 2014

    Do you have awards, pictures, or even unit guidons to frame? If so, the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Arts and Crafts Frame Shop has a lot to offer, and the best part is you can even learn to do it yourself.

  • Dignity, Respect and Reverence: Bringing our Heroes home

    Aug 19, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- In a third-floor classroom, a handful of mortuary affairs and unit supply specialists wait to begin a slideshow. The phrase 'death by PowerPoint' sarcastically bounces its way around. When Sgt. 1st class Adan Flores wakes up his computer to start the presentation, the mood changes. The first slide is a photo focused on a flag-draped casket secured in an aircraft. The casket is lit by daylight, with several others behind it cloaked in shadow.

  • Army communities offer free child care to new Soldiers, civilians

    Aug 19, 2014

    New Soldiers and U.S. government civilians can qualify for up to 16 hours of free child care per child at Child Development and School Age Centers in the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder communities during their intial inprocessing.

  • Cav slams motorcycle safety

    Aug 18, 2014

    With a roar emanating from the muffler every time the throttle is twisted, a Soldier prepares to get evaluated on how well he implements safety measures as he rides. Headquarters and Headquarters Troop "Hammer," 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division provides motorcycle riders with experienced mentors to help stress the importance of safety while riding on a motorcycle on Fort Hood, Texas. "I've been riding motorcycles my whole life," said Sgt. 1st Class Corey Cornell, a Midland, Michigan, native and HHT motorcycle mentor . "It's great being a mentor for Soldiers wanting to ride motorcycles. I'm able to teach them how to do it safely."

  • The 2014 U.S. Army Solider Show

    Aug 18, 2014

  • Tuskegee Airmen paved way through skies

    Aug 18, 2014

    It was seemingly just a question. "Can we sit out on the veranda so the neighbors can see that everything is OK?" Retired Lt. Col. Leo Gray was an American airman, fighting for his country in WWII, defending the world from the threat of Adolf Hitler, when he went to a country fair in Italy and met a woman. She invited him to join her and her 13-year-old daughter, who was learning English, for dinner.

  • Schofield's FMWR launches a baby-friendly fitness program

    Aug 18, 2014

    Bring Your Own Baby, or BYOBootcamp, was in full swing, or body movement, if you prefer, Aug. 12 at Ralston Field, Schofield Barracks.

  • Presidio celebrates Women's Equality Day Aug. 5

    Aug 18, 2014

    The Presidio of Monterey community and Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center celebrated Women's Equality Day at the Presidio's Tin Barn Aug. 5.

  • The lost art of human kindness

    Aug 17, 2014

    GANEUNG, South Korea-- Working along with volunteers from Camp Stanley and Camp Red Cloud, South Korea, the 1st "Steel" Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, liaison team volunteered at a local soup kitchen near Uijongbu, South Korea.

  • Soldier fosters hope for children in need

    Aug 16, 2014

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan -- Preparing for a deployment is a lengthy, time-consuming process, but one Fort Carson Soldier took on the added burden of navigating the legal system to add a seventh child to his Family.

  • Steelhead Triathlon turns 20, Event organizer reminisces -- his background led to creation of FH eve

    Aug 15, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As participants prepare for the 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon here at Fort Huachuca, Leslie Woods, chief of Sports, Fitness and Aquatics -- the mastermind of all things sports and fitness at Barnes Field House -- sits in his office and reminisces over the past two decades of the triathlon event.

  • Fort Sill swimmers win AAU medals

    Aug 15, 2014

    Three Fort Sill youth swimmers excelled in competition July 30 through Aug. 3 at the Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa.

  • 'Team Military Moms' to represent Fort Drum, Army families on Food Network show

    Aug 14, 2014

    Three Fort Drum, New York, spouses will have an opportunity to show what they are made of from the confines of a pink camouflage food truck starting at 9 p.m. EDT, Aug. 17, 2014, on Food Network's Great Food Truck Race.

  • Officials call new chapel symbol of 'hope, sanctuary' during unveiling

    Aug 14, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum community members attended a dedication ceremony July 31 at the Main Post Chapel where more than 12,000 square feet of new space that doubled the size of its sanctuary and added a religious education wing was unveiled after two years of renovations and new construction.

  • Army strong: Soldier goes past physical training time; efforts enhance all aspects of his life

    Aug 14, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Pushing himself in more than just morning physical training Chief Warrant Officer 3 Aaron Foster, Warrant Officer Advanced Course (WOAC) student, has found exercise is not only his outlet, it's his passion.

  • Healthy turnout for inaugural 5k event

    Aug 14, 2014

    About 130 runners and walkers of all ages turned out Saturday morning at Davidson Fitness Center for the inaugural 5k for Fun, Fitness and Health.

  • Soldier springs into action to save a life

    Aug 14, 2014

    One Soldier took matters into his own soon-to-be bloody hands when he noticed a traffic accident on a South Korean expressway July 12.

  • Providing care to your furry family

    Aug 14, 2014

    Boarding kennels have become a popular option for pet owners as an alternative to in-home pet sitters. While having someone come to your home offers the benefit of familiar surroundings, it lacks the quality time your pets are used to receiving.

  • NCNG Family Program raises PTSD awareness

    Aug 14, 2014

    Every eye is peeled on Bobby Grey, a Marine veteran speaking about his attempted suicide during Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day at the National Guard Armory here, July 26.

  • Gone fishing

    Aug 14, 2014

    Many people at Anniston Army Depot find fishing to be an exciting pastime. For the depot's Directorate of Public Works, managing the installation's ponds stocked with bass and bream can be quite a challenge. Too often, people under-fish the pond, returning too many fish to the water, and this affects the fish population. Some anglers believe returning all fish to the pond is a good conservation practice. Fisheries biologists know this is often not a good idea.

  • Homeless: Stray population increases

    Aug 14, 2014

    Hidden behind a high fence stands a building that many people driving on the installation might not even know is there, but the Fort Rucker Stray Facility on Andrews Road near the Enterprise gate needs the help of the community to save nine furry faces that desperately need a place to call home.

  • Illusionist mixes fun with 'completely unforgettable' time

    Aug 14, 2014

    The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation excels at entertaining Fort Rucker Soldiers, Families and employees, and the upcoming illusionist show is no exception when it comes to top-notch entertainment.

  • Day-off dedicated to single Soldiers

    Aug 14, 2014

    The Fort Sill Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program held a day of camaraderie Aug. 8 with a celebration at the Patriot Club's Quinette Pool.

  • Collaborative partnership yields new pay system

    Aug 12, 2014

    Work on the Integrated Personnel and Pay System -- Army (IPPS-A), the Army's new web-based personnel and pay solution, has been enhanced by an effective partnership between acquisition and functional professionals.

  • Natural beauty of breastfeeding may require some effort, at first

    Aug 12, 2014

    Some less renowned mothers might say that while nursing one's child is naturally beautiful, it may require a little more than what's being purported; but the advantages to the child and mother are well worth it.

  • IMCOM-Europe All-Stars to take on U.S. colleges' best

    Aug 12, 2014

    After two weekends of tryouts to identify Installation Management Command-Europe's 15 best basketball players, including players from Wiesbaden, Vicenza and Baumholder among other places, the IMCOM-E All-Stars are training hard to face a squad of 10 players recruited from training camps in the United States.

  • Cigarette Butler cleans up JBLM

    Aug 12, 2014

    An estimated 195 million pounds of cigarette butts are improperly discarded in the United States annually, which is equal to the weight of about 33,000 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. In an ongoing effort to eliminate left over tobacco products, a non-profit organization developed a program to recycle the waste.

  • New lives for old dogs

    Aug 11, 2014

    Throughout the ages, dogs have served as a valuable asset to militaries everywhere. In modern times, they continue to serve with U.S. Soldiers in some of the most dangerous conflicts ever.

  • New Army PT uniforms result of Soldier feedback

    Aug 11, 2014

    A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

  • Vice chief: Never forget where we put our Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2014

    "We still have Soldiers and families we need to continue to care for," said Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell during his farewell ceremony Aug. 8, 2014, at the Pentagon.

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