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  • AFAP volunteers 'think big' to raise Fort Rucker quality of life

    Oct 14, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Soldiers and Families took ownership in improving their quality of life during the annual Army Family Action Plan conference at The Landing Oct. 5 and 6.

  • Military construction program carries strong momentum into new fiscal year

    Oct 14, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Construction on Fort Sam Houston reached another milestone Sept. 30. A total of 24 contracts worth $164 million were awarded in fiscal year 2010 for BRAC and non-BRAC construction projects on the post and Camp Bullis.

  • Collection boxes pop up to receive AFAP issues

    Oct 14, 2010

    The first of three boxes to gather information on issues affecting Army life was placed in the Fort McPherson Library Wednesday in preparation for the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference. According to the Military One Source website, AFAP is the Army's grassroots process to identify and elevate the most significant quality of life issues impacting Soldiers, retirees, Civilian employees and Families to senior leaders for action.

  • Hispanic heritage celebrated at several post events

    Oct 14, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, several events were recently held on Fort San Houston.

  • Medic is Army All-Star

    Oct 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After two tours to Iraq and non-stop training in between, Sgt. Windy Klein finally got a break. The medic, who now works at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, got to play softball for the All-Army Women's Softball Team.

  • Braving the great outdoors: Grafenwoehr students take lessons from Mother Nature

    Oct 14, 2010

    Orange and red colored leaves fell gingerly off the trees and lined the newly built environmental trail located near Dickhaeuter Lake on the Grafenwoehr Training Area. The picturesque setting was the perfect backdrop for more than 40 Grafenwoehr Elementary students during an educational outing, Oct. 1.

  • 2010 Operation Rising Star finalists announced!

    Oct 13, 2010

    The 12 semi-finalists for the 2010 Operation Rising Star live finals were selected by the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command's Army Entertainment Division this week.

  • Worley takes 'God & Country Tour' to Soldiers, Families

    Oct 12, 2010

    Darryl Worley will share his love of country and those who defend it throughout his "God & Country Tour" of five U.S. Army installations this autumn.

  • Imagine an Army free of domestic abuse

    Oct 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Army prides itself on its values - loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, integrity, honesty and personal courage - and admonishes its Soldiers to live by these attributes.

  • Blue Star Card program receives large monetary donation

    Oct 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A $50,000 donation was presented to the Blue Star Card program, here, Oct. 1, during a ceremony at the Nehelani.

  • Reading goes to the dogs

    Oct 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A little girl in a striped, sleeveless dress sat on the carpet, reading a book to a companion.

  • Commander's Corner: School Liaison Services connects families, schools, communities

    Oct 12, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - We know how important children's education is to the readiness and well-being of Army families, so several resources are available to Army families to assist in their child's education.

  • ASAP celebrates life in support of Ntl. Suicide Prevention Month

    Oct 12, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Army Substance Abuse Program team members marked the last day of national Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Sept. 30, by holding a celebration of life at Kalakaua Community Park, here.

  • Petersen signs Domestic Abuse Awareness Month proclamation

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - One in four women will be the victims of domestic violence sometime in her life, Carolyn Tolliver-Lee said Oct. 1 at the Domestic Violence Proclamation signing at Riley's Conference Center. "It is real and it does occur," she said. "It occurs here in our community and outside of our gates. Can you imagine what goes on behind those doors'"

  • Fort Carson event offers taste of Germany

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-The Mountain Post community got a sample of German culture Saturday at The Hub with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Oktoberfest.

  • Fort Carson program helps Families T.H.R.I.V.E.

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-A new program at Fort Carson is designed to help military Families take advantage of the numerous on-and off-post resources so they can stay active and thrive during deployments instead of simply survive them. More than 1,000 Fort Carson community members attended the first T.H.R.I.V.E. program event at the Special Events Center Sept. 30 that showcased more than 60 area agencies that provide services or activities at minimal or no cost, or provide discounts for military Families. All agencies offer something that falls under at least one of the T.H.R.I.V.E. principles - Training, Health, Resilience, Improving quality of life, Volunteer and Education.

  • Fort Bragg commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Oct 8, 2010

    Army commanders, Soldiers, Army Families, and all members of the Army community are in strategic positions to lead the Army's efforts to prevent domestic abuse. Fort Bragg leadership is fully committed to support its Families and assist them in overcoming any negative forces that diminish their health and well being. Domestic abuse, in any degree, undermines that commitment. As Army Families live with multiple stressors, deployments and their aftermath, conflict and distress, the involvement of the entire Army community is critical.

  • Fort Bragg program specialist leads SKIESUnlimited

    Oct 8, 2010

    Paul Driessen was a combat engineer. After a decorated military career, he moved from Germany to Fort Bragg in 2004, to run the School of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited program as its instructional program specialist. Started by the Department of Army in 2004, SKIESUnlimited is an instructional program that enables children and youth to expand their knowledge, inspire, explore and acquire new "schools," based on a four-school system. The schools are the school of sports, arts, life skills and academic skills, Driessen said.

  • Fort Bragg teen travels to California, New York for movie production

    Oct 8, 2010

    It is common for teen-aged girls to have aspirations of working in Hollywood, but for most, their dreams of traveling to California are just that - a dream. For one Fort Bragg Family member and survivor, the call from Hollywood became a reality when she was chosen as part of a team to produce one, of two, short-story movies for skin care company, Skintimate.

  • Fort Bragg Army Community Service hosts information fair

    Oct 8, 2010

    The Army Community Service hosted a Fort Bragg community information fair, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Fort Bragg Club. The fair included more than 70 organizations from the Fort Bragg and local community area. The event provided an opportunity for Soldiers, Family members and Department of Defense employees to find out about an array of resources and programs available to them on Fort Bragg and in the Fayetteville area.

  • Fort Bragg spouse pens grant request for Fayetteville Cares

    Oct 8, 2010

    An organization that plays a big part in showing how much the community appreciates its military members at Fort Bragg is Fayetteville Cares, which, according to its mission statement, is a community based organization that provides support to our military personnel and their Families before, during and after deployments. To ensure that military members, including single Soldiers are not forgotten once they deploy and redeploy, Brenna Berger, a military spouse at Fort Bragg, drafted a grant request to the Armed Service Mutual Benefit Association that would eventually be awarded to Fayetteville Cares.

  • Fort Bragg enacts new child care fee policy

    Oct 8, 2010

    Parents at Fort Bragg child care facilities may have noticed a slight increase in fees this week, as the Department of Defense-proposed new fee policy took effect Oct. 1 throughout the services. The new fee policy, which is the result of a 2008 study conducted by DoD, may cause Fort Bragg Families to see an increase of between $14 and $32 for residents who use full-day child care. Patrons of the post's School Age Program may see an increase between $8 and $46 per month, according to officials at Fort Bragg's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate.

  • Fort Bragg renews commitment to Soldiers, Families

    Oct 8, 2010

    On Sept. 29, Fort Bragg officials renewed its commitment to the Army Family by signing the Army Family Covenant in a 3 p.m. ceremony at Tolson Youth Activities Center on Normandy Drive. Army Family Covenant is a commitment to provide a quality of life commensurate with the Soldier's dedicated service to the nation.

  • Fort Carson BOSS reps talk quality of life

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-About 55 representatives from units across Fort Carson gathered for the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Army Family Action Plan conference at Elkhorn Conference Center Sept. 28. The conference is a precursor to the installation AFAP conference to be held later this year, said Sgt. Curtis Bartlett, BOSS president.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest: let the healing begin

    Oct 8, 2010

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers learn to deal with post-deployment adrenaline issues.

  • Fort Rucker CARE teams assist Families

    Oct 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Casualty Assistance Response Team members underwent certification training Sept. 30 to better prepare them to assist Family members of fallen or injured servicemembers.

  • Commentary: More running events possible with unit partners

    Oct 8, 2010

    By partnering with units on post, Fort Leavenworth Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation has expanded the number of running events on post.

  • Stewart-Hunter delegates conclude 2010 AFAP Conference

    Oct 7, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - Thirty-five delegates - Soldiers, spouses and Army Civilians - concluded three days of discussions for the 2010 Army Family Action Plan Conference at Club Stewart, Oct. 1.

  • Fort Stewart Family and MWR opens new dining, entertainment facility

    Oct 7, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - A grand opening ceremony for Thunder Run, the contemporary, combination dining area and bar, which already is generating "oohs" and "ahhs" from guests who have sampled the food and enjoyed the environment, will be held at 10 a.m., Oct. 13.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show: A deployment unlike any other

    Oct 7, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART</b> -The audience at Fort Stewart 's Newman Fitness Center was dazzled by the spectacular performance from the Soldiers of the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show, Oct. 5 and 6. The show is themed "Soldier Show v.27.0," marking the 27th year the show has been entertaining Soldiers and Families and the technical advances that have been made since the show's inception. However, what the audience and fans did not see was the demanding production that goes on behind the scenes that lays the groundwork for this historical event to succeed. Crew as well as performers play a key role in the set up and breakdown of the show, said John Stewart the program director for the Soldier Show.

  • Fort McCoy Day for Kids event attracts 400 participants

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT MCCOY, WISC. -- More than 400 adults and youth attended the annual Day for Kids event at Fort McCoy Sept. 18, which featured Family, educational, and fun activities. Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services School Age Services and Army Community Service co-sponsored the event.

  • Wisconsin Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee meets at Fort McCoy

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Spouses left home alone while their husband or wife is mobilized to another part of the globe have a national source network of information to assist their Family. The Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee (ISFAC) provides information to military Family members about a vast number of businesses and organizations that can provide assistance to support and ease the emotional, financial, and unexpected needs a Family may incur while they are separated from their loved one. "ISFAC is a voluntary community cooperative," Kevin Herman, Wisconsin ISFAC coordinator, said. He also is the installation mobilization/demobilization program manager at the Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) office.

  • ESPN to bring Sportscenter to Grafenwoehr on Veterans Day

    Oct 6, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - ESPN's flagship news and highlight program, Sportscenter, will broadcast live from the Grafenwoehr parade field Nov. 11, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. (CET).

  • Army Mom battles breast cancer with golden moments in Armed Forces sun

    Oct 5, 2010

    NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. - Debra Rogers discovered a golden remedy for battling breast cancer during a trip to sunny Florida to watch her son make his All-Army softball debut.

  • Headquarters IMCOM moves to San Antonio

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters officially transferred from Arlington, Va., to San Antonio, Texas, during the public uncasing of its unit colors Tuesday.

  • Mixing it up in Wiesbaden: Boxing fans get money's worth at Hispanic Heritage Month Tournament

    Oct 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hot, spicy music and heated ring action greeted boxing fans at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Sept. 25.

  • Red-carpet treatment: WTB Soldiers visit Seattle Seahawks

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - For Soldiers and family members of the Warrior Transition Battalion, a trip to watch the Seattle Seahawks practice yielded memories of a lifetime. Fifty-five Soldiers assigned to the WTB were given special access to visit the team during a practice September 22. Family members and service animals were also welcomed as the Seahawks unrolled the red carpet.

  • Fans welcome 'Idol' star to JBLM

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert visited JBLM to the delight of hundreds of screaming fans of all ages.

  • Drowning Pool unleashes fury on raucus JBLM crowd

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, wash. - Music, lights and the screams of fans filled the night sky over Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the Dallas rock band Drowning Pool unleashed a furious torrent of tunes Sept. 26.

  • Commentary: Army seeks end to domestic abuse

    Oct 4, 2010

    One of the great, positive changes in Army culture over the years is the ever-increasing willingness to acknowledge and talk about domestic abuse in Army families. There are resources available for families seeking assistance, places for victims to go for help, advocates and counselors to monitor the situation. It hasn't always been that way.

  • Blue Star Card spouses, families enjoy luau, entertainment at Hale Koa

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS - More than 240 Blue Star Card members, children and family members celebrated the Big "R" at the Hale Koa Hotel, Waikiki, Sept. 23.

  • Mothers of fallen Soldiers travel to Iraq

    Oct 4, 2010

  • All-Army men win silver at Armed Forces Softball Championships

    Oct 1, 2010

    NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. - A young All-Army men's team could not overcome the All-Air Force mystique and settled for silver at the 2010 Armed Forces Softball Championships Sept. 19-23.

  • Fort Bragg hosts fun walk/run event for Families

    Oct 1, 2010

    More than 200 joggers, bikers, runners and strollers lined up at Hedrick Stadium to participate in the first Fort Bragg Family Fun 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m., Saturday.

  • Fort Bragg opens new child development center

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Major Larry J. Baugess Jr. was a battle hero and a devoted Family man. He died in Pakistan, at the age 36, in May 2007.

  • Fort Bragg, Fayetteville both recognized as Best Communities for Young People

    Oct 1, 2010

    For the second time in five years, Fort Bragg has been recognized as one of the nation's 100 Best Communities for young people by America's Promise Alliance and financial services company ING. The honor, announced during a ceremony in Washington Sept. 21, recognizes the programs and activities put in place by the two communities to assist the Families of Soldiers excel academically and socially in the face of the difficulties of an Army at war.

  • CARE Fair readies Baumholder community for deployment

    Oct 1, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - More than 1,000 Soldiers and family members made their way from booth to booth at the annual CARE Fair Sept. 11 and gathered information needed to prepare for the upcoming deployment of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

  • Yongsan holds Day for Kids

    Oct 1, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - With great participation from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Community members, Child, Youth and School Services hosted the Boys and Girls Clubs of America's Day for Kids, which also was Worldwide Day of Play, Sept. 25 at the Child Development Center parking lot.

  • Fort Sam Houston observance symbolizes transfer to Joint Base San Antonio

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 30, 2010) -- Fort Sam Houston marked the eve of its reassignment to the Joint Base San Antonio with a transfer of authority ceremony Sept. 30.

  • "You will be all right"

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 1, 2010) -- Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior perpetrated by an intimate partner against another. It is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background. Violence against women is often accompanied by emotionally abusive and controlling behavior, and thus is part of a systematic pattern of dominance and control. Domestic violence results in physical injury, psychological trauma, and sometimes death. The consequences of domestic violence can cross generations and truly last a lifetime.

  • Athletes compete in Paralympics Warrior Sports Series

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Teams from Brooke Army Medical Center Warrior Transition Battalion, the Center for the Intrepid, Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Naval Medical Center San Diego competed in wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball.

  • Army, Families will benefit from recent AFAP conference, discussion of issues

    Sep 30, 2010

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- More than 54 issues were discussed and prioritized from Family Readiness Groups, ranging from parking for barracks residents, to a post kennel facility for Family pets, during the Fort Sam Houston's Army Family Action Plan Conference Sept. 21-23 at the Sam Houston Club.

  • Soldiers enjoy chance to play golf with pros

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There is a new four-letter word associated with golfers: BOSS. Fort Drum's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers took 15 troops to participate in the annual Patriot Golf Day at Lakeview Golf and Country Club in Auburn on Monday.

  • Soldier Show cast entertains Fort Drum audience

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Community members got on their feet as the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show came to Fort Drum. Country, rock, pop, gospel and rhythm and blues music intertwined throughout the 90-minute show as Soldiers from throughout the Army performed Sept. 22 at Magrath Sports Complex.

  • 'Imagine an Army free of domestic abuse'

    Sep 30, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "Imagine an Army free of domestic abuse." This is the Department of the Army theme for October - Domestic Abuse Prevention Month - and something on which post officials hope people take time to consider and educate themselves.

  • 472nd MPs take on post-deployment whitewater adventure quest

    Sep 30, 2010

    Their trip was part of Warrior Adventure Quest, a program funded through the Army Family Covenant and designed for Soldiers who have recently redeployed and are transitioning back into their non-combat lives.

  • Wainwright teens unplug for BGCA Worldwide Day of Play

    Sep 30, 2010

    Fort Wainwright embraced the worldwide effort to encourage youth and teens to get more active, make healthy food choices and get unplugged for a while.

  • Gold Star families honor loved ones

    Sep 29, 2010

    Flickering candles lined the pier at Semmes Lake Sunday evening during a remembrance of fallen South Carolina Soldiers.

  • All-Army women go 8-0 at Armed Forces Softball Championships

    Sep 28, 2010

    The undefeated All-Army women won eight games and put six players on the all-tournament team at the 2010 Armed Forces Softball Championships Sept. 19-23.

  • Combat spouses: 1st Armored Division spouses enjoy day on the range

    Sep 28, 2010

    Military spouses stepped into their husbands' shoes for a day during 1st Armored Division's Combat Spouses Day at the Rheinblick Outdoor Recreation Complex Sept. 22.

  • Singers dazzle audience at 'Operation Rising Star' 2010

    Sep 27, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The ear-splitting screech of an air horn blasts through Tropics Recreation Center, here, as its enthusiastic owner, yells, "Who are we'"

  • 500th MI Bde. defeats 'Wolfhounds' in Right Arm Night tug-of-war

    Sep 27, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Testosterone was pumping at "Right Arm Night," Sept. 10, at the Nehelani, here, as the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds," 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, faced off against the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade for the tug-of-war championship.

  • USAG-HI honors volunteers who donate food, pampering services

    Sep 27, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has recognized two volunteers for their efforts at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center, Sept. 14, here.

  • Suicide Prevention Month: Training offers tips

    Sep 24, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Suicide prevention training Sept. 14 at the Family Readiness Center taught warning signs and intervention techniques to those with close contact to Soldiers who may be contemplating taking their own lives. The training was attended by Family readiness support assistants, Family readiness group leaders and Family members, according to Valarie Adams, FRSA for 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Fort Bragg Youth Sports open 2010 fall season

    Sep 24, 2010

  • Fort Bragg, community come together to 'march forward' in military Family support

    Sep 24, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army has come a long way from the old saying, 'If the Army wanted to you to have a wife and kids, they would have issued them to you.'

  • Quality of life mission for Fort Bragg town hall meeting

    Sep 24, 2010

    Fort Bragg Garrison command, agencies and customers exchanged ideas at the town hall meeting held Sept. 14 at the Yntema Club on Gruber Road. The meetings are held quarterly and are open to the military community. Colonel Stephen Sicinski, Fort Bragg Garrison commander, said the meetings provide an opportunity for units and individuals to get feedback. "This is your ability to have a person-to-person interface with those individuals who impact your quality of life on Fort Bragg," said Sicinski.

  • Survivors, volunteers of SOS program join other military families at Lt. Dan Band concert

    Sep 24, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -It was a night of music, laughter and dancing, (the children danced); but the highlight of the USO show had to be the fellowship among friends, old and new. More than 50 Survivor Outreach Services members and SOS friends formed a sea of bonny blue in their new SOS t-shirts during the Gary Sinise and Lt Dan Band concert at Eielson Air Force Base.

  • Stewart ACS preps couples for post-deployment

    Sep 24, 2010

    Just as year-long separations caused by deployments can be stressful on Army Families, redeployment can have its own issues as both Soldier and spouse have changed during their 12-month separation.

  • Auto center teaches repair, maintenance

    Sep 24, 2010

    The automotive skills center has the equipment, classes and computer programs for do-it-yourselfers to do most anything necessary to get their vehicles in tip-top shape or do regular maintenance.

  • Resiliency Training Campus provides services for military families

    Sep 24, 2010

    Col. Greg Gadson arrived at Fort Sill to watch the man who saved his life, 1st Sgt. Frederick Johnson, retire from the Army. Afterward he joined the Lawton-Fort Sill community in celebrating the opening of the Resiliency Training Campus sept. 18, which will empower Soldiers and others with the tools for life effectiveness through educational and preventive mind, body, and spirit programs.

  • Fort Leavenworth re-affirms Army Family Covenant

    Sep 24, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (Sept. 23, 2010) - Fort Leavenworth re-committed itself to supporting military families Sept. 17 by re-signing the Army Family Covenant.

  • Building relationships through my job

    Sep 24, 2010

  • Gold Star Flag Ceremony honors fallen heroes and their Families

    Sep 24, 2010

    Three local Families were inducted into a "club" they did not choose or ever expect to belong amidst tears, words of encouragement, promises of hope and support. The Families of Pvts. 1st Class John Andrade, Diego Montoya and Marine Sgt. Jose Luis Saenz were welcomed into the Gold Star Mothers with a Gold Star Flag Ceremony Sept. 18.

  • Fort Lee officer featured on Army poster

    Sep 23, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. -- (Sept. 23, 2010) "Celebrity" was never a word Chief Warrant Officer 5 Candis Martin imagined she would use to highlight her 35-year military career. She can now add that to her list of adjectives, however, because she's currently featured on a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command Gold Star Mother's Day poster that was distributed Army-wide.

  • Spouse is Carson's Rising Star

    Sep 21, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Five finalists battled it out at the Elkhorn Conference Center Sept. 10 to see who would be named Fort Carson's Operation Rising Star winner. In the end, based on scores from the judges' panel and votes from the audience, Family member Kymra Dorre, who sang "Unchained Melody," earned the right to advance to the Army-level competition.

  • Soldier Show performs with social media theme

    Sep 21, 2010

    Focusing this year on a theme of social media to reflect the lifestyle of today's youth, the 2010 Soldier Show left a packed house at Adler Theater in Davenport, Iowa, Sept. 14 ecstatic -- if audience reaction is any indicator.

  • Child, Youth and School Services bring back tackle football

    Sep 21, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hut one. Hut two. A,A Tackle football has returned to Child, Youth and School Services after a more than 10-year absence.

  • School Age Center to hold 'Day for Kids'

    Sep 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Military children and youth of all ages will be honored at the annual free "Day for Kids," Sept. 25, 1-4 p.m., at the School Age Center, Building 1280, here.

  • Fisher House Foundation donates $50K to FMWRC

    Sep 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Fisher House Foundation recently donated funds to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command to support family members of deployed Soldiers through the Blue Star Card program.

  • Fitzpatrick's 'Stone Flower' best of show in Army Arts and Crafts Contest

    Sep 20, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Tatiana Fitzpatrick took best-of-show honors in the 2010 Army Arts and Crafts Contest with an elaborate "Stone Flower" necklace that topped the accomplished metals and jewelry category.

  • Smooth Grooves Tour headed to troops in Germany, Italy

    Sep 20, 2010

    Army and Navy Entertainment Divisions are hosting a Smooth Grooves Tour at six U.S. military installations in Europe this month.

  • JRTC, Fort Polk's 2010 Woman's Conference celebrates 'Heroes Behind The Heroes'

    Sep 20, 2010

    Stressed out' Have your finances gone haywire' Computer troubles got you down' How do you learn to deal with these and other daily dilemmas and still find time to be romantic, cook new dishes, work out or just have a little fun' Army spouses deal with these challenges on a daily basis. Grasping the ins and outs of these topics and more was the purpose of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk's 2010 Women's Conference held Sept. 15, hosted by Army Community Service.

  • Fort Carson Off Highway Vehicle Park trails open to dirt bikes, ATVs

    Sep 17, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Fort Carson and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation leadership held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 10 to open the Fort Carson Off Highway Vehicle Park which features about 10 miles of trails spread across 199 acres. The trail entrance is located just inside Gate 20 across from the water treatment facility.

  • JBLM BOSS event gives singles day to play

    Sep 17, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Go-karts, arcade games, poker tournaments, jousting, a Velcro "fly wall," billiards, food, beverages and more ... all free and all ways Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers showed its appreciation for single service members stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Collich leads six qualifiers to Military Long Drive Championship

    Sep 17, 2010

    Six military golfers, led by Army 2nd Lt. Preston Collich, advanced Sept. 11 to the finals of the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.

  • Fort Bragg participates in annual adventure race at Smith Lake

    Sep 16, 2010

    Neither cramps, blisters, rain, sandy trails, nor tipped canoes could stop the competitors from participating in the Adventure Race Saturday. Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Sports office hosted its annual event throughout the Smith Lake Recreational Area. The race consisted of two-member teams competing in a variety of events to include a 5K cross-country race, land orienteering, a 10K mountain bike race, canoe paddling and a mystery event.

  • Fort Bragg couples make memories at Smith Lake to last a lifetime

    Sep 16, 2010

  • Fort Bragg Father Daughter Ball gives Families night of fun, fantasy

    Sep 16, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - It was a scene from a fairy tale. Dozens of Soldiers in their dress blues, Class A uniforms and civilian suits, escorted their daughters garbed in gowns and dresses into the Fort Bragg Club for an evening of fun, food and dancing at the Father Daughter Ball Saturday.

  • Fort Bragg urges Soldiers, Families to be prepared in case of an emergency

    Sep 16, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - If a natural disaster were to hit Fort Bragg right now, would your Family be prepared'

  • Wiesbaden military community runners join in city-wide 25-hour charity run

    Sep 16, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Twenty-five hours after the crack of the starting pistol in the Kurpark on Sept. 11, the last runners sprinted across the finish line in Wiesbaden's annual charity endurance run. After running non-stop through the night, runners had racked up thousands of kilometers for charity.

  • Competitors 'TRY' something new at PARC

    Sep 13, 2010

    PILILAAU ARMY RECREATION CENTER, Hawaii - Excitement filled the air, as competitors in the first Pokai TRY gathered near the starting line, here, Aug. 28.

  • Polk celebrates new CDCs

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- The love of a parent for their child is boundless and the commitment of the Army to its Soldiers is abundant.

  • Party in the USA; Soldier Show gets audience on its feet

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Carson outdoor pool goes to the dogs

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Ranging in size from Chihuahua to Saint Bernard, dozens of dogs from military Families took the plunge at the Fort Carson Outdoor Pool Labor Day.

  • Atlanta Falcons open arms to surviving children

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT MCPHERSON, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons professional football team took time from preparing for the 2010 National Football League season to honor the children of deceased servicemembers.

  • Found money: Fort Bragg Family gets more than it bargained for

    Sep 10, 2010

    What would you do if you found over $9,000' Would you keep it' Would you look for the owner' Would you keep some of it and turn the rest in saying that's all there was' On May 11, Tracy Kaiser was on a mission, she was searching for a bargain at the Bragg 'n Barn Thrift Store and found a $7 suitcase. When she got home and opened some of the side pockets, she found over $9,000 in cash.

  • Fort Bragg Single Soldiers program offers many benefits

    Sep 10, 2010

    Single and unaccompanied Soldiers on Fort Bragg needing a problem solved, searching for volunteer opportunities or finding something fun to do on and off post can find all of that and more at the Fort Bragg Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, better known as BOSS.

  • Ivy Patch at the Elkhorn opens Sept. 21

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-A new lunch option will soon be available to the Mountain Post community beginning Sept. 21. The Ivy Patch at the Elkhorn Conference Center will be open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with sandwiches, wraps, an all-you-can-eat salad bar, soup and a hot lunch daily special that includes an entrAfAe, vegetable and a starch item.

  • Soldiers battle for combatives title

    Sep 10, 2010

    Combat grappling took on the glitz and drama of UFC, as competitors vied for titles as toughest fighters on JBLM.

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