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  • Fort Lee holds first post baby shower

    Oct 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 12, 2011) -- Fort Lee's first installation-wide baby shower drew 40 expectant mothers to the Liberty Chapel Tuesday. The participants heard parenting tips and received a variety of gifts from the community and Virginia's first lady Maureen McDonnell.

  • Spartans run 10-Miler "shadow run" in Taliban birthplace

    Oct 11, 2011

    As runners gathered in the nation's capital, Oct. 9, to compete in the annual Army 10-Miler race, Soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Combined Task Force Spartan), ran a 10-Miler "shadow-run" a week earlier near the heart of the Taliban at Forward Operating Base Pasab in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • More companies to help military spouses find jobs

    Oct 11, 2011

    Two dozen new companies have put their hat in the ring to make it easier for spouses of service members to find and keep meaningful, career-oriented, portable employment.

  • Domestic violence: Time to end vicious cycle

    Oct 6, 2011

    Have you ever felt isolated, unworthy, frightened or trapped in a relationship? I have, and it's a scary scenario to be in, but I can tell you that you are not alone and you can end the vicious cycle of abuse.

  • 'Run Amok' obstacle course full of surprises, fun

    Oct 6, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 6, 2011) -- The first MWR Run Amok event took place Oct. 1 at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area here.

  • Redstone Takes Action On Quality Of Life

    Oct 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Diversity. That's what Carie Green wants to see around the table when members of the Redstone Arsenal community come together to discuss issues during this year's Army Family Action Plan conference. But that diversity is not limited to race, gender or religious affiliation. It also has to do with employment status -- civilian, contractor, retiree and military -- and tenant representation.

  • Legendary rock group Kansas to perform with US Army Band "Pershing's Own"

    Oct 6, 2011

  • Writers, artists share passion for 'kid lit' with community

    Oct 5, 2011

    Writing for children is serious business. The young readers may be small, but the impact that words and images have on them can be immense. That's why the Patch Library hosted an author- illustrator day Sept. 24, an event where budding writers and artists could learn how to draw, create a character and develop a story line, from German and American authors and illustrators from Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Frankfurt, Kaiserslautern and Berlin.

  • Browne to wear bib No. 1 for one last hurrah in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 3, 2011

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program distance runner Maj. Dan Browne, a three-time winner and two-time record-holder of America's largest 10-mile road race, is one of eight WCAP runners who will attempt to keep the International Army Cup on American soil Oct. 9 at the Pentagon.

  • Humphreys hosts Army 10-miler shadow run

    Oct 2, 2011

    More than 300 runners from across the Korean peninsula took part in the second annual Army 10-miler Shadow Run hosted here Oct. 2.

  • Talent, spirit rise from competition

    Sep 30, 2011

    Roars of applause filled the Elkhorn Conference Center Sept. 22 as Operation Rising Star contestants competed for $500 and a chance to advance to the Armywide event.

  • All-Army women put 6 players on All-Interservice Softball Team

    Sep 30, 2011

  • Nugget Lanes hosts Operation Rising Star Competition

    Sep 30, 2011

    Among cheers and tears, Nicole Walters was named the winner of Fort Wainwright's Operation Rising Star contest Sept. 24.

  • Operation Rising Star: Vocalist stays in box to win crown

    Sep 29, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Going first was the most challenging part of the competition for this year's Operation Rising Star winner. But placing first exceeded her expectations for an answer to her simple prayer "God just let me place."

  • Fort Lee ACS readies for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2011) -- Each October, communities across the nation observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month - but the work of advocates is never ending.

  • Military Retirees Have Their Day

    Sep 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Members of the military retiree community are urged to keep informed about their benefits, especially during these times of dwindling resources.

  • Air Force wins gold, Army silver in Armed Forces Softball

    Sep 29, 2011

  • Fort Riley celebrates fall with annual festival

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- A military spouse attending Fort Riley's Fall Apple Day Festival Sept. 24 at Artillery Parade Field for her second year in a row said the annual festival was a great Family activity.

  • Community can end domestic violence

    Sep 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's annual campaign against domestic violence was launched, here, Monday.

  • Jackson Idol: EFMP/CYSS talent show set for Friday

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson children will step into the spotlight Friday at the second annual Exceptional Family Member Program talent and fashion show 6 p.m. at the Joe E. Mann Center.

  • Culture College welcomes newcomers to overseas duty station

    Sep 27, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sgt. Walter Stanley knew enough about living in Germany from his first tour of duty that he knew he needed to learn more when he came back for a second tour. As a result, Stanley spent three days during the week of Sept. 12 taking Army Community Service's Culture College, which orients Wiesbaden's newcomers to the city and Germany.

  • New CDC providing child care, jobs

    Sep 27, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Construction of the new Child Development Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground North is underway and expected to be completed in December.

  • San Antonio softball stars shine at Armed Forces Championships

    Sep 27, 2011

  • Grafenwoehr contestants croon their way to stardom for Operation Rising Star

    Sep 26, 2011

    The Performing Arts Center reverberated with the heartfelt singing of 10 contestants trying to win "Operation Rising Star," here, Sept. 16. Over 150 enthusiastic fans packed the Performing Arts Center to cheer on and help narrow the field to six semifinalists. The following week, Sept. 23, one dedicated performer won the final round and earned her shot at the ultimate prize -- an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles, Calif., to make a record.

  • New Army Lodge rolls out the 'roten teppich'

    Sep 26, 2011

    Hotel manager Waltraud Schill-Rueckert wants the very best for her guests. And even though the new Army Lodge was booked solid for its grand opening, here, Sept. 19, she and her staff went to great lengths to ensure even the guests at the ceremony felt welcome. Following the official speeches, six children decked out in flower-girl and ring-bearer duds handed out roses and spread petals on the ground as nearly 200 guests ceremoniously entered the new lodge.

  • Grafenwoehr Soldiers get a laugh at 'That Guy'

    Sep 26, 2011

    Hidden behind the laughter of more than 500 Soldiers was a clear message. "You don't want to be that guy," said comedian Danny Villalpando, kicking off the Comics on Duty show, Sept. 8, at the Main Post Tower Theater. "You know that guy." Villalpando, along with fellow comedians Paul Ogata, Tom Foss and J.R. Brow, went on to berate life and the seemingly innocuous incidents that make it funny -- in this case hilarious -- as part of the "That Guy" campaign, which encourages young enlisted personnel to reject binge drinking.

  • Knights jousting, feasts, princesses take over at Fort Bragg's Renaissance Faire

    Sep 23, 2011

    Around 6,100 residents from Fort Bragg and the surrounding area entered the magical world of knights, fairy princesses, feasting and jousting at Smith Lake Recreation Area Sept. 17 and 18. The first Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire featured some in period costumes, entertainment from minstrels Maugorn the Stray and the duo Thunder and Spice singing songs of old to fierce battles performed by Knights of the Canton of Attilium.

  • Fort Bragg Youth Sports holds opening ceremony

    Sep 23, 2011

    Under unseasonably cool and rainy weather, about 820 youth and 50 teams turned out for the 2011 fall sports opening ceremony for football, soccer, volleyball and cheerleading at the NCO Academy Field, Sept. 17.

  • Army Wife Network brings Field Exercise to Fort Wainwright

    Sep 22, 2011

    Crooks and Henderson tag themselves as interactive empowerment for Army wives. They have a radio show, a website (, an online advice column entitled "Field Problems" (which can be found on their website) and the "Field Exercises."

  • SOS tea party to honor Gold Star Mothers at ACS

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Gold Star Mothers Day is Sept. 25. Survivor Outreach Services, or SOS, will honor Gold Star Mothers with a tea party, 9:30 a.m., Sept. 23, at the Fort Shafter Army Community Service, located at the Aloha Center, Building 330, here.

  • Tropics with a twist: Warrior Zone to offer high-energy entertainment

    Sep 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- "Madden 12," "NCAA Football 12" and "Modern Warfare" for Xbox 360 and Play Station 3. 3-D TV. Free Wi-Fi.

  • FCC connects children with certified care providers

    Sep 22, 2011

    Forty Fort Meade Family Child Care providers care for about 200 children, from 4-weeks old to age 12, in their homes on and off the installation.

  • USACE, FMWR celebrate opening of new Army Lodge in Grafenwoehr

    Sep 21, 2011

    With the entrance covered in rose petals, USAG Grafenwoehr invited everyone inside their newly-opened lodge during a ceremony Sept. 19.

  • Installation Management Command employees enjoy a free ride to work

    Sep 16, 2011

  • App puts U.S. Army Europe in mobile users' hands

    Sep 15, 2011

    U.S. Army Europe recently released an application for mobile devices designed to keep people informed on the latest Army in Europe information, news and events.

  • Fort Carson public forum ranks issues

    Sep 15, 2011

    Issues and concerns related to Fort Carson were discussed and prioritized during the annual Army Family Action Plan conference Sept. 7-9.

  • 1,800 unite to honor lives lost

    Sep 15, 2011

    The Fort Carson community honored the memories of those killed in the 9/11 attacks and those who have subsequently given their lives in service of their country with a 5-kilometer commemorative run at Ironhorse Park Sept. 9.

  • Volunteer coaches give time to mentor young athletes on, off field

    Sep 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- For the past three years, four Soldiers have made time in their busy lives to coach multiple sports programs for the Youth Sports leagues.

  • Military community athletes run 25 hours for charity, friendship

    Sep 14, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - As the sun rose over Wiesbaden's Kurpark Sept. 11, people scrambled out of sleeping bags to see who was still on the track a few hours before the end of Wiesbaden's 25-hour run. Some 86 U.S. military community runners were among the hundreds of athletes who turned out for the seventh annual charity event, organized by the Wiesbaden Sport Organization (WISPO) to promote the development of young athletes.

  • Potential information breach may affect non-appropriated fund retirees

    Sep 14, 2011

  • Army chef provides comfort to Soldiers and Families in central Alaska

    Sep 14, 2011

  • Three spacious new cabins provide more recreation options

    Sep 13, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 23 to mark the official opening of three new log cabins at Picatinny Arsenal.

  • Army uses awareness campaign to fight domestic violence

    Sep 9, 2011

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Army is doing its part to help combat violent behavior in its ranks.

  • Pentagon Channel films Fort Riley Warrior Zone opening

    Sep 9, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fort Riley will be the center of attention for two programs on the small screen. The Pentagon Channel visited Fort Riley Aug. 23 to 27 to film an episode of "FNG" focusing on the Warrior Zone, and an episode of "Tour of Duty," which will showcase the installation and surrounding communities.

  • Soldier Show receives standing ovations in Kansas

    Sep 9, 2011

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- For two nights, Aug. 23 and 24, crowds at McCain Auditorium on the Kansas State University campus, Manhattan, were on their feet while watching a fast-paced, 90-minute live musical production of the 28th annual Soldier Show.

  • Field artillery Soldier shines brightest

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Sept. 8, 2011) -- Three very talented singers vied for the title of Fort Sill's Rising Star, but in the end there could be only one. Staff Sgt. Cory Bullis, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 95th Adjutant General Battalion, won the competition.

  • Bikes Over Baghdad wows Fort Riley crowds

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- They may not be the typical entertainers to visit the troops overseas, but that seems to be alright with them. Bikes Over Baghdad is a group of about 10 BMX riders who have traveled numerous times to perform for service members in Iraq. The group made Fort Riley its first stateside military visit when they put on a few shows during the Warrior Zone grand opening celebration Aug. 26.

  • Fort Riley opens Army's 1st Warrior Zone

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fort Riley Soldiers, who have been taxed by the demands of an Army at war, are kicking their feet up at a new facility where relaxation is the only requirement and the only shooting, running, dodging and diving is done on a computer screen.

  • Oktoberfest returns with 'oompah' Sept. 15-18

    Sep 7, 2011

    Let the good times -- and the beer barrels -- roll.

  • Running 9.11K For The Red, White And Blue

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They will take to the streets of Redstone Arsenal for the love of their country, and for those that lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • AFAP Update: General Officer Steering Committee reviews 35 issues

    Sep 6, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Army Family Action Plan is an incredibly important program that allows senior Army leaders to understand the needs of Soldiers, Civilians and Families and continue to deliver on the promise of the Army Family Covenant. It's a grassroots effort by the Army community to identify what's not working, why it should change, and how to fix it.

  • New workshop program helps students, parents prepare for college

    Sep 6, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It's never too early to start preparing for college. That's why students, parents, mentors and volunteers are encouraged to participate in the new Wiesbaden "Show Me The College Money" workshops to be held twice monthly at the Teen Center in Hainerberg Housing.

  • Army Entertainment Detachment holds change of command ceremony

    Sep 6, 2011

    Capt. Yvonne Perdomo assumed command of the Army Entertainment Detachment at a ceremony held at Fort Sam Houston on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show to bid farewell to Washington's Warner Theatre

    Sep 6, 2011

  • Army Suicide Prevention Month: Watching Out for Each Other

    Sep 6, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- When I talk with garrison professionals who work in suicide prevention, they all have stories about the person who really made them realize the importance of what they do.

  • Fort Sill EFMP respite care improves services

    Sep 2, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Sept. 1, 2011) -- In July, the Army's Exceptional Family Member Program's respite care service began standardizing and streamlining as part of a plan to improve services and support for families with special needs.

  • Hawaii's ACT refocuses program to better suit needs of Soldiers, families

    Sep 2, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Hawaii's Army Community Theatre, or ACT, is gearing up for a transition from its current program to return its focus to Soldiers and their family members.

  • Lt. Dan Band plays troop tribute at Fort Campbell

    Sep 1, 2011

    August 27, Soldiers and Families gathered at Fort Campbell's Division Parade Field for a free performance, courtesy of Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

  • "Good Grief" seminar offers hope, healing to Wainwright community

    Sep 1, 2011

    Fort Wainwright chaplains and Survivor Outreach Services hosted the event designed to provide a roadmap through grieving for those who have suffered losses ranging from the death of a loved one to divorce and even the loss of a pet

  • Applause for paws: Canines shake hands, roll over and show off latest doggie runway fashions

    Aug 31, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Audio speakers blasted canine-friendly tunes, such as "Hound Dog" and "Bingo Was His Name-O," as dogs and their owners congregated, here, Aug. 13, for the third annual "Dog Days of Summer."

  • Government Vacation Rewards now accepts Military Star® Card for online airline purchases

    Aug 30, 2011

  • Installation Management Academy welcomes students to Fort Sam Houston

    Aug 30, 2011

    The Installation Management Academy, featuring the Maj. Gen. Robert M. Joyce Family and MWR School and the Installation Management School, is open for business in San Antonio.

  • Hundreds come out to Run for the Fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    About 550 participants ran a total of 1,731.5 miles to honor fallen service members at Fort Leavenworth's Run for the Fallen Aug. 20, coordinated by Survivor Outreach Services, Army Community Service, and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Event honors children of fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    Dozens of children, representing the loss of a parent in military service, gathered in a garden near the Rocky Mountain Front Range Monday, where Army officers shook their hands and presented medals.

  • Youth apprentices earn, learn from Hired! program

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 11, 2011) -- Apprentices and mentors from around the post who were recognized for participating in Hired!, a youth employment program, during an appreciation ceremony Aug. 18 at the Patriot Club.

  • Community remembers fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    Six years ago, Lori Morris lost her husband. Emilee Morris, 11, lost her father. Saturday marked their third memorial run for their Soldier -- Staff Sgt. Brian Morris of 360th Transportation Company, which was then part of the 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group at Fort Carson.

  • Survivor decal provides easier access to Army posts

    Aug 25, 2011

    Survivors, including parents of fallen Soldiers, are now able to apply for a survivor decal, much like the standard installation-access decal for their vehicle, greatly improving their ability to access the programs designed to support them.

  • Simply Sensational seminar stresses girls' self-esteem, health

    Aug 25, 2011

    About 30 girls, ages 11 to 18, were pampered with professional manicures and attended talks about proper nutrition, exercise and makeup at "Simply Sensational," a three-hour seminar organized to boost girls' self-esteem Aug. 17.

  • Soldier wins 4th national crown in modern pentathlon

    Aug 24, 2011

    Spc. Dennis Bowsher won his fourth national title at the 2011 U.S. National Modern Pentathlon Championships on Aug. 14, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • USAREUR commander shares ideas with Wiesbaden BOSS members

    Aug 19, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, U.S. Army Europe commander, spent time with members of Wiesbaden's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers during a visit Aug. 12. The commander got a chance to see the new BOSS Warrior Zone, located by Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, and discussed issues of concern with Soldiers. Hertling asked the BOSS members to play an active role in helping stamp out sexual harassment through the I. A.M. Strong initiative and to help promote sponsorship of new incoming service members.

  • Get crafty: Centers offer wealth of experience, supplies and assistance

    Aug 19, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The days may be getting darker as fall approaches, but inside the Baumholder and Wiesbaden Arts and Crafts Centers it's always bright. From posters to engraving, framing to woodshop -- the staffs have made sure there is plenty to keep everyone happily engaged.

  • Tell Me a Story: Military Child Education Coalition

    Aug 19, 2011

    Before the reading, members of the band set up an instrument petting zoo around the room giving participants an opportunity to get to know the individual musical tools.

  • Rain or shine, Fort Bragg GI Janes intent on challenging themselves

    Aug 19, 2011

    The Fort Bragg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation GI Jane was held at Smith Lake recreation area Aug. 13. The event is held at least four times a year and offers different experiences to women who want to embrace nature and challenge their bodies. Some of the activities included mountain biking, canoeing and the chance to zip-line at Carver Falls, a local tourist attraction.

  • Fort Sill golf center first in Army

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 18, 2011) -- Fort Sill's golf learning center is now open which makes the post the first Army installation with one of these facilities.

  • Units holds hoops camp to benefit family readiness group

    Aug 18, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Aug. 18, 2011) -- Basketball is not in season, but that didn't stop about 60 community youngsters from indulging themselves in a daily dose of jumpshots, lay-ups and suicide drills at the Post Field House.

  • 200th MP leads readiness training conference

    Aug 18, 2011

    The 200th Military Police Command conducted a training conference Aug. 5 to 6 for Family Readiness Group leaders to enhance their abilities to help Soldiers and families.

  • Knockin' 'em out

    Aug 17, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Contestants, in teams of two, race to knock out as many push-ups as possible in two minutes during Right Arm Night at the Hale Ikena, here, Aug. 5.

  • MÖTLEY CRÜE, Poison rock sellout crowd at Fort McCoy

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A sellout crowd of 11,000 fans packed into Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park Aug. 5 to witness the latest edition of the Army Concert Tour. It marked the 15th consecutive year McCoy has hosted a concert, with annual performances dating back to 1997.

  • Fort Sill club staff wins catering award

    Aug 11, 2011

  • Outdoor Rec offers fun, fish, spectacular scenery

    Aug 11, 2011

    The scenic photos taken by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Venus Sun illustrate just some of the natural wonders Outdoor Recreation is determined to share with Soldiers and their Families.

  • Promoting The Best For School Children

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With the school year beginning, it's time for Barbara Williams to sit back and breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Skies Unlimited For Youth Program's New Facility

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Karvellis Lee is looking forward to inviting Redstone-connected children to the new home of SKIES Unlimited.

  • Food Drive Heats Up To Meet Summer Demand

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Holiday seasons are typically the seasons of giving, when local residents donate large quantities of non-perishable food items in communitywide drives.

  • Blues Festival Tunes Up On Post Activity Field

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone's annual Army concert has proven popular with country music fans, but others were ready for another genre.

  • Vasquez leads Soldiers at U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials

    Aug 10, 2011

  • Operation Rising Star offers trip to Hollywood for military vocalist

    Aug 10, 2011

    Local competitions for the 2011 Operation Rising Star singing contest begin this week at 37 Army installations and depots around the world.

  • ACS maintains history of supporting military families

    Aug 9, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- As the decades pass, Army Community Service has seen many changes, improvements and restructuring, but its mission remains the same: to build resilience and stability in Soldiers and families.

  • ACS hosts Junior Spouses Conference

    Aug 9, 2011

  • Surviving spouse gives back to military community

    Aug 8, 2011

  • Shakespeare on Base summer program educates, cares for Fort Bragg students

    Aug 5, 2011

    About 42 Fort Bragg students participated in the Shakespeare on Base summer program that was both educational and fun. The students sampled three of Shakespeare’s plays: “Romeo and Juliet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Macbeth” as well as several dance performances and two songs. The program focused not only on acting and learning lines, but on many other aspects of drama including visual art for props and set, singing and dance.

  • U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxing

    Aug 5, 2011

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxer Spc. Samuel Vasquez (right) of Fort Carson, Colo., throws a right hand at Bryant Parrella of Lehigh Acres, Fla., en route to an 18-10 victory in the 152-pound challengers bracket semifinals of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men's Boxing on Wednesday night at the Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Ala. Vasquez will face Amir Imam of Albany, N.Y., on Thursday night in the challengers bracket finale at 152 pounds. The winner of that bout will meet Errol Spence of Desoto, Texas, on Friday for a spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.

  • ACS celebrates 46 years of service

    Aug 4, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Since its beginning in 1965, one Army organization has grown to meet the needs of more than those for which it was founded. Army Community Service celebrated its 46th birthday July 22 and now rejoices in the glow of offering relevant services and programs to Soldiers, civilian employees and their Families to meet a diversity of needs.

  • August SKIES are bright: Youth program offers unlimited possibilities

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Children on Fort Sam Houston are learning challenging sports, finding hidden talents and even discovering newfound independence in the SKIESUnlimited program.

  • BOSS leads the way for single service members

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Leisure time for service members in BOSS means building houses, stocking care packages for fellow troops and an occasional paintball battle.

  • Program meets special needs

    Aug 4, 2011

    Army Families come in all shapes and sizes and may include a member with special needs, and there is a program dedicated to those individuals.

  • Carson teens ‘dig it’

    Aug 4, 2011

    Seventeen Fort Carson youths participated in a weeklong adventure and got a glimpse of what a career as a park ranger or game warden might be like.

  • Newcomers' Fair welcomes military families

    Aug 4, 2011

    More than 300 people attended the installation's third annual Newcomers' Fair held Saturday at McGill Training Center to learn about all Fort Meade has to offer.

  • Women's Group Blooms With Membership Growth

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's time for the women of Redstone Arsenal to unite.

  • Summer Reading Program Has Winning Ending

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--More than 300 children participated in Redstone's summer reading program.

  • Carrying away good deals

    Aug 2, 2011

    Shoppers took advantage of low prices on child care and educational tools at the Fort McPherson Child Development Center (CDC) cash and carry sale July 27.


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