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  • 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.

  • For love of the game

    Sep 10, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Four military retirees find a way to give back to the golf course they love.

  • Fort McCoy BOSS program looks ahead to new year

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The Fort McCoy Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program will undergo several changes in the upcoming year while continuing to support the core components of the program - quality of life, recreation and leisure, and community service. The program is a function of and funded by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). The BOSS events calendar for fiscal year (FY) 2011 has been finalized and includes many activities and events that uphold program goals, including litter clean ups, a Mall of America trip, a clothing drive, sporting events and theme park trips.

  • Program gets youths to work

    Sep 9, 2010

    Eleven special needs students are getting on-the-job training to transition from school to work -- thanks to the Army Community Covenant. The students enrolled in the Gateway to Success Transitional 18- to 22-year-old program, which is an educational and work-related transitions program for special needs youth. The program provides an opportunity to develop educational and occupational skills that will complement them as they transition from an educational environment to a work environment.

  • Chief reaffirms support to Families at dedication

    Sep 9, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. pledged the service's continued commitment to Families despite a shrinking budget as he cut the ribbon for a new annex at the Casey Memorial Library, named for his father on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Preparing tomorrow's leaders today

    Sep 9, 2010

    On Sept. 7 the Camp Darby Child Youth and School Services recognized the 2009/2010 school year "Power Hour" Points winners: William Quesenberry, Layton Barney and Natsuki Wittmer. "Power hour" is a highly successful homework assistance program, implemented by Camp Darby in conjunction with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help young people come to view homework as an opportunity to learn to work independently, complete projects on time and feel positive about their accomplishments.

  • Bronson leads Military Long Drive Championship through prelims

    Sep 8, 2010

  • European Army garrisons prepare for CYSS fee changes

    Sep 8, 2010

    The letters and phone calls have already gone out in many military communities throughout Europe, and most parents have either seen or heard about the announcement from the Department of Defense concerning future changes to the Child, Youth and School Services fee policy.

  • Preventing, investigating child abuse

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Instructors from the Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division, located at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., taught child abuse prevention investigative techniques to 32 members from the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program, Department of the Army police, Army Military Police investigators and Marine Corps Criminal Investigations divisions.

  • Kelley CDC opens, increases child care options for Stuttgart community

    Sep 7, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Options for child care in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart have expanded, thanks to the new Kelley Child Development Center on Kelley Barracks.

  • Therapy takes many forms - Professionals learn how 'Horses for Heroes' programs helps woun

    Sep 3, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - In a dusty ring at the Fort Lewis Riding Club, Debbi Fisher patiently worked with "Vision," a 7-year-old American Paint horse chosen for his gentle nature. Soon, Fisher and Bob Woelk, RTR executive director, were surrounded by dozens of professionals from Warrior Transition Units and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation offices from around the western region who gathered beneath the shade of nearby trees to learn how RTR's "Horses for Heroes" could help wounded warriors.

  • Fort Carson residents elect new mayors

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-More than 350 Fort Carson housing residents cast their votes Aug. 25-26 to elect 16 new mayors.

  • IMCOM Commanding General visits Fort Carson

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-The commanding general of Installation Management Command viewed a variety of facilities and services during a visit to Fort Carson Aug. 25. Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch's tour included construction sites, brigade combat team facilities and the resiliency campus. He also had extended visits to the Army Substance Abuse and Survivor Outreach Services programs.

  • Soldiers, Families enjoy fun in sun at annual BOSS Beach Bash

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- As summer winds down, BOSS gets Soldiers pumped up. Fort Drum's Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers hosted its annual Beach Bash at Remington Park on Friday.

  • Family Advocacy Program offers range of services for Soldiers, families

    Sep 2, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Staff Sgt. Eney Dough is stuck in a tough assignment where he's worked 65 hours a week since he arrived six months ago. His unit is preparing for a deployment that will separate him from his family once again for a year after returning from a previous deployment only 14 months earlier. Coupled with the stresses of the job, he also has to make provisions for a pregnant wife of five years, two toddlers and a troubled teenager from his wife's first marriage. Turmoil at home and work has Dough on the edge, as he has been holding in much of his frustrations.

  • Wiesbaden community reaches out to families during open house

    Sep 2, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden military community members got an inside look at the many resources, organizations and assistance available at an Army Community Service Open House Aug. 24.

  • Full-body workout sculpts a new you: Aerobics, weights quickly create sleek, slim results

    Sep 2, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The best reason I could ever come up with for having someone add weights to his or her current workout reminds me of my first encounter with lifting. I had been teaching for quite some time, but was not seeing the results I wanted to see. One of the participants in my class suggested that I add weight lifting. I was so pleased with how quickly my body responded to the weight training.

  • Hawaii residents to see change in child care fees

    Aug 30, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Many patrons of Child, Youth and School Services in Hawaii may soon find some good news on their monthly child care fee statement, as the Department of Defense will be implementing a new fee chart to standardize child care fees at military child care facilities, nationwide, Oct. 1.

  • HIRED! Program gives youths edge in job search

    Aug 30, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-With employment opportunities scarce for all ages, a Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation program beginning Sept. 20 can give teenagers an edge in joining the workforce. The Child, Youth and School Services HIRED! Program includes four 12-week sessions throughout the year. Registration is currently open for the fall term.

  • Community unites to honor fallen heroes

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Julie Rosenberg had butterflies in her stomach as she drove to the Run for the Fallen Saturday at Ironhorse Park, an annual event to honor Fort Carson Soldiers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. "And then as soon as I get here (the event) just brings a smile to my face," said Rosenberg, who helped organize the first Run for the Fallen at Fort Carson in 2008 to honor all Mountain Post Soldiers who lost their lives on the battlefield, to include her husband, Maj. Mark Rosenbert, who served with 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Fort Campbell parents eagerly await new CDCs

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Nicole Chumley and her Family are new to Fort Campbell. As they adjust to life on a new Army post, Chumley is quickly learning that child care can sometimes be an issue.

  • Fort Bragg sports program keeps youth on right track, teaches character

    Aug 27, 2010

    Fort Bragg youth participate in Sports Authority, a Child, Youth and School Services fitness club that builds character as well as muscles. Sports Authority meets every Thursday, at 4:30 p.m., at Tolson Youth Activity Center. According to a program assistant at Tolson YAC, the aim is to make youth well-rounded, responsible citizens.

  • Army Family Action Plan enlists help of Fort Bragg Families

    Aug 27, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Sometimes a single suggestion can manifest a better quality of life for the military. This is the goal of the Army Family Action Plan, established in the early 1980s, which increases awareness of Armywide issues and funding for installation projects and programs.

  • Survivor outreach 'near and dear' to JBLM volunteer's heart

    Aug 27, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Tina Robbings spends about as much time in other people's offices as some do in their own. The difference is that they are getting paid, and she is not. Robbings donates time to several organizations, but the one she considers most meaningful is Survivor Outreach Services.

  • JBLM CDC students learn about 'three R's'

    Aug 27, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - There's an Earth-friendly movement afoot at Child Development Centers on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. A team of sustainability experts is partnering with the CDCs to deliver a simple message: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

  • Fort Bragg 'Survivor' celebrity turns 10th anniversary bash into a tropical paradise

    Aug 27, 2010

    The Fort Bragg South Post Commissary celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 29, with a special appearance by "Sassy" Sandra Diaz-Twine, the crowned "queen" of Survivor, a popular reality television show featuring contestants who battle for $1 million in exotic locations around the world. Diaz-Twine holds the two-time Survivor title, a feat unmatched by any other contestant on the show. Diaz-Twine is a Fayetteville resident and the wife of a Fort Bragg Soldier deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Bragg Families get treated to Sizzlin' Saturday at Smith Lake

    Aug 27, 2010

    Sizzlin' Saturday made waves over the weekend with a Family-friendly celebration at Smith Lake. Beach babes, sweatin' Soldiers and sandy toddlers took to the waters for some afternoon fun that included canoeing, swimming and tossing around the beach ball. The free event lasted from 3 to 11 p.m. and took full advantage of the hot sunrays and warm summer night.

  • Top of the class

    Aug 26, 2010

    HONOLULU - Natasha White (right) is one of 37 Boys & Girls Club artists whose work has been chosen to appear in the 2011 National Fine Arts Exhibit. White participates in the Fine Arts Program with the Boys & Girls Club at Aliamanu Military Reservation Teen Center.

  • 'Give us your Soldiers with a problem': CATEP comes to Fort Carson

    Aug 26, 2010

    Dr. Lester McFarling, with Army Personnel at headquarters, Department of the Army, said this was too late. Those 400 were referred because of a serious incident - either driving while under the influence, abuse of a Family member or the like. What the Army would like to happen is that Soldiers seek help before drinking becomes a serious problem. A possible solution is the Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Pilot program currently being tested. McFarling, along with Wayne Stramer, Dr. Wanda Kuehr and Linda Martinez of the Army Installation Management Command, came to Fort Carson Aug. 23 to brief commanders and Soldiers about the program, which starts Aug. 30 on post.

  • All-Army men rally from 0-4 hole to Armed Forces Basketball silver

    Aug 25, 2010

    All-Army men rally from 0-4 hole to Armed Forces Basketball silver

  • Stuttgart FMWR helps MPs dive into adventure

    Aug 24, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- It wasn't a typical day at the office.

  • The road to becoming a financial counselor

    Aug 24, 2010

    Bethy Vallejo, a Camp Darby spouse, is awarded a Military Spouse Fellowship which results in a new career path for her.

  • Schools set to start Aug. 30

    Aug 23, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - From SMART Boards and upgraded science labs to ongoing construction projects, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe facilities in Baumholder and Wiesbaden are keeping pace with the needs of students and teachers.

  • Smith leads U.S. women to impressive debut

    Aug 20, 2010

    Sgt. Iris Smith now has a World Military wrestling crown to accompany the World championship she won in 2005. Smith, 30, a wrestler in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program stationed at Fort Carson, Colo., took home one of the first wrestling gold medals CISM awarded to women.

  • Canine cuties strut their stuff on the dog walk

    Aug 20, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The petite model glided down the runway, pausing so adoring fans could admire his impeccable grooming and fashion sense.

  • Green acres: The Fort Bragg challenge to live sustainably

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Army's latest mission involves the comfort of your own home.

  • Carson premieres movie

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Mountain Post members were given the Hollywood treatment with an opportunity to watch an unreleased film, "The Dry Land," and have a question-and-answer session with the director/writer and several stars of the film.

  • Fort Carson celebrates Canada Day

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Canadian military representatives and Family members of Canadian and U.S. fallen military were all honored guests of Fort Carson, brought in June 30 to celebrate Canada's independence day.

  • Country tour opens at Carson

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Country singers Mark Wills and Josh Gracin kicked off their Crazy White Boys Tour with a free concert at Iron Horse Park June 18.

  • Senior sergeants discuss sustainment future

    Jun 23, 2010

    About 30 senior noncommissioned officers representing varied sustainment fields from the active Army, National Guard and Reserve gathered in Richmond June 21-22 to discuss current operations and the future of their "War-fighting Function."

  • Behavioral health: Army clinics aim to help leaders better identify issues

    Jun 22, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Army's behavioral health clinics are looking at a new way of doing business. A,A Based on guidance handed down by Brig. Gen. Keith Gallagher, commander of the U.S. Army Europe Regional Medical Command, behavioral health specialists across Europe were asked to open their doors this month and make some connections with military leaders.

  • Fort Carson ACS program teaches community about Army life

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- An Army Community Service program exclusive to Fort Carson gives members of the surrounding community a better understanding of military life.

  • Fort Carson SFAC holds open house

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- The Soldier and Family Assistance Center hosted an open house for Fort Carson and members of the community June 3, showing off its new building and the many different services offered to wounded Soldiers and their Family members.

  • Local food bank network benefits from JBLM scavenger hunt

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - In Pink tutus and with huge smiles plastered on their faces, the "Pretty Pink Princesses" crossed the finish line first during the 10th annual scavenger hunt June 12. Members from several teams gathered nonperishable food items for the Fish Food Bank Network, which helps military families in need, and "raced" to locations throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Fort Carson, community leaders discuss partnership

    Jun 18, 2010

    Fort Carson and local community members met at Alternate Escapes to discuss ways to better support Soldiers and their Families through the Warrior Family Community Partnership.

  • Fort Carson DFMWR gets 'smart' with new sustainable fleet vehicles

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The "Smart Cars" traveling the streets of Fort Carson are a new addition to the post's administrative vehicle fleet.

  • Fort Lee ACS earns best medium ACS

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- Fort Lee's own Army Community Service recently received an award of excellence for a medium-sized installation.

  • Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships

    Jun 15, 2010

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Three Soldiers earned berths in the 2010 FILA Wrestling World Championships by winning their weight classes at the U.S. World Team Trials on June 10-11 at the Mid-America Center.

  • Fort McCoy leadership signs Family & MWR Employee, Customer Covenant

    Jun 15, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The signing of the Family and Morale, Welfare and RecreationEmployee and Customer Covenant at Fort McCoy May 25 marked a commitment to increase employee morale and customer satisfaction.

  • One military teen's thoughts on ups and downs of Army life

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- Have you ever thought about moving and then changed your mind' Well, when you're a kid, you don't have a choice about where you live. If you are a military teen, you have no choice but to pack your bags and go when the Army calls. There are no "ifs, ands or buts."

  • Fort Polk's new Boundless Playground opens at Catfish Cove

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- There's a new playground on post at Catfish Cove.

  • Army uses one portal-of-access for counseling services, support

    Jun 10, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers and family members in Hawaii are now able to contact counselors at Military OneSource through a single portal-of-access.

  • Soldier Show performers entertain Baumholder, Wiesbaden audiences

    Jun 8, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Rarely does one hear names such as Irving Berlin, Miley Cyrus, Michael Jackson, Michael Buble and Kidd Rock in the same sentence. A,A "Soldier Show 27.0" gave audiences in Baumholder and Wiesbaden that and more in performances May 21 and 23.

  • ASEP helps match spouses with employers

    Jun 4, 2010

    Military spouses face unique challenges their civilian counterparts do not. One of those is finding a career in a lifestyle that is mostly transient. The Employment Readiness Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord helps spouses find work and continuity in careers that suit them. ERP achieves this through a relationship it has with the Army Spouse Employment Partnership, a nationwide program committed to connecting Army spouses with prospective employers.


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