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  • Recycling done right

    Feb 24, 2015

    This guide to recycling can help sort out what goes where in Germany.

  • Student earns rare perfect score on AP test

    Feb 23, 2015

    Danna one of only 41 students in the world

  • AMC Best Warrior re-ups for 3 years, hopes to fly

    Feb 23, 2015

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year signed up for three more years of Army service, Feb. 20.

  • Regional adaptive sports trials begin

    Feb 23, 2015

    More than 50 wounded, injured and ill Service members from five military installations converged on Fort Belvoir, Feb. 9-13, to compete in the first of several regional-level sporting events, which will determine which athletes will advance to the Army trials and qualify to compete in a major Department of Defense competition slated for this summer.

  • First Army civilian's volunteer organization mentors local youth

    Feb 23, 2015

    During her time in the Air Force, Tammy Vesey had the values of "service before self," "integrity first" and "excellence in all we do" drilled into her. Although she left the service several years ago, she kept those values and used them when founding Quad Cities Women in Action, an organization which mentors area youth. The 3-year-old organization gets teenage girls involved in the community, while providing them leadership and direction for the future.

  • Army prepares for upcoming Twilight Tattoo season

    Feb 20, 2015

    The 2015 Twilight Tattoo showcase will begin April 29 and run through Aug. 19, every Wednesday with the exception of July 1. The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own," will support Independence Day celebrations that week.

  • Town halls address force protection, German driving requirements, Storck commissary closure

    Feb 20, 2015

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach held community town halls at the Storck Barracks and Bismarck Kaserne theaters Feb. 11, 2015.

  • Enthusiasts share love for guns

    Feb 20, 2015

    Gun collectors lit up Fort Gordon's Range 16, a multipurpose range, Feb. 14, by firing a wide assortment of machine guns. The fact that it was Valentine's Day did not elude the shooters. Most had brought their spouses along since many of them enjoy shooting too.

  • Recommitment: Ceremony rejuvenates ties

    Feb 20, 2015

    The Fort Campbell Family Advocacy Program held the first-ever couples recommitment ceremony at the Family Resource Center, Feb. 13. The ceremony allowed 15 couples to renew their vows going into the Valentine's Day weekend.

  • Frogs Returning in February

    Feb 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research will welcome the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) back into its laboratory this month to study the level of toxicity in periodate, a compound that could be used to replace perchlorate.

  • Secretary McHugh at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

    Feb 20, 2015

  • Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Kicks Off: Fort Campbell Extends Performance Triad into Local Community

    Feb 20, 2015

    The Performance Triad of sleep, activity, and nutrition is a building block of Army Medicine's System for Health. It is also a mechanism to build bridges with surrounding communities that have an Army post in their midst. Bringing the on- and off-post communities together for a fitness and health program can be a challenge, however, but Fort Campbell has successfully tackled it with its Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour. For the third consecutive year, this program offers an activity component of the Performance Triad to bring individuals and units together.

  • Experts say more needs to be done to combat assaults on males

    Feb 20, 2015

    Experts at the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit, Feb. 19, urged Army leaders to reach out to male victims of sexual assault, saying people must not look at sexual violence as exclusively a women's issue.

  • ArmyFit's self-development website gets useful upgrades

    Feb 20, 2015

    ArmyFit celebrated its first birthday recently, with the addition of several new features to its website. The site, at, is designed to help improve quality of life for Soldiers, families and Army civilians.

  • Army CYS offers child care option

    Feb 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- Child care circumstances vary from military family to family; however, choosing the Child and Youth Services Family Child Care Home Program was the answer for one family.

  • 'Military Saves Week' focuses on financial resiliency

    Feb 20, 2015

    Military Saves Week, part of the annual nationwide America Saves campaign, is Feb. 23-28, and the Consumer Federation of America and the Department of Defense are urging service members and their families to practice financial responsibility by spending less and saving more.

  • Fort Sill builds on Healthy Base Initiative with recess program

    Feb 19, 2015

    Recess Before Lunch is a new program being developed in conjunction with Healthy Base Initiative to further benefit the fitness and health of children. The program, already being used in many Department of Defense, and public schools across the country, promotes recess before students eat lunch.

  • Army NCO receives national motorcycle safety award

    Feb 18, 2015

    A Fort Stewart, Georgia, Soldier was recently recognized as the American Motorcyclist Association's Outstanding Road Rider for 2015.

  • Men's post softball team takes different route

    Feb 17, 2015

    "One team, one goal," is this year's motto for the men's post softball team at Fort Benning. Head coach Juan Burney's intent is to take the slow pitch team in a new direction for the upcoming season, which starts in March.

  • Community, military team up for Laredo air show

    Feb 17, 2015

    Recently, members of the Texas Army National Guard supported Laredo's George Washington's Birthday Celebration with its annual Stars and Stripes Air Show Spectacular. The 36th Infantry Division's Sgt. Michael Vanpool reports below on the event.

  • Ammo plant's public-private partnership revenue continues to increase

    Feb 17, 2015

    McALESTER, Okla. -- A large contract recently signed with a defense contractor for the production of general purpose bombs may push McAlester Army Ammunition Plant's annual public-private partnership (P3) revenue higher for the third consecutive year.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy Club puts inductees to test

    Feb 17, 2015

    Three NCOs received a prestigious honor Feb. 4, as they were inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

  • Cast, crew selected for "We Serve" Soldier Show

    Feb 17, 2015

    Following a St. Valentine's matinee of live auditions at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, 18 Soldier-performers, four technicians, three production assistants and two drivers made the cut for the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show, Feb. 14.

  • Sounds of Freedom team with local community for Great Aloha Run

    Feb 16, 2015

    HONOLULU, HAWAII -- It was an early Monday morning in Honolulu as more than 5000 motivated Soldiers alongside their Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines counterparts jam-packed the streets for the Great Aloha Run Feb 16.

  • Fort Hood Engineers complete mission, case colors, head home

    Feb 14, 2015

    Soldiers of the 36th Engineer Brigade, cased the brigade colors after completing their mission in Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance, Joint Task Force - United Assistance, Paynesville, Liberia, Feb. 12.

  • BOSS program teaches vehicle maintenance

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers was one of two BOSS programs selected by the Department of the Army for the BOSS Life Skills Training pilot program which began Monday.

  • Farewell Message to the Department of Defense from Secretary Chuck Hagel

    Feb 13, 2015

    To the men and women of the Department of Defense: When I joined the United States Army 48 years ago, I could not have imagined one day serving as secretary of defense. It has been a tremendous privilege to serve with you.

  • Soldier for Life: Expert offers salary negotiation tips

    Feb 13, 2015

    Negotiating a salary is every job hunter's final hurdle. Many times, job seekers are so eager to have an employment offer that they forget to take advantage of the leverage they have at this critical moment.

  • Crisis hotline is saving lives

    Feb 13, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS -- There are two programs that provide personal counseling, assistance and support to Soldiers, veterans and families in need. If a service member is having relationship problems, financial problems or just needs to talk, he or she can call the toll free hotlines listed below and talk with a licensed counselor or veteran peer. These programs are for all ranks, gender and all ages with full anonymity to the caller. There is a sense of hope when a caller can speak with someone and try to resolve the problem holi

  • Tax Assistance Center offers free filing services for Soldiers, Family Members, retirees

    Feb 12, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. It's that time of year again! As you begin collecting your W-2s, 1099 forms and other tax documents from 2014, don't forget that Fort Drum's Tax Assistance Center is here to help -- until April 15.

  • Fort Jackson officer among first females in Ranger assessment

    Feb 12, 2015

    A Fort Jackson officer was among the first female Soldiers to attend the Ranger Training Assessment Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • AG School officer wins photo award

    Feb 12, 2015

    Several Soldiers and one spouse with ties to Fort Jackson are among the winners of the 2014 Army Digital Photography Contest.

  • Camp Zama holds a Fitness Fusion Festival

    Feb 12, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 12, 2015) -- Camp Zama's community members participated in a four hour "Fitness Fusion Festival" held Feb. 7 at Yano Fitness Center, here.

  • Housing survey can impact your wallet

    Feb 12, 2015

    This March, the Defense Travel Management Office is conducting surveys of both the Overseas Housing Allowance and Move-In Housing Allowance. OHA is a monthly payment given to service members who live in rental properties. MIHA is a one-time allowance provided when the service member first moves in.

  • Solar Field Ribbon Cutting Brings Community Together

    Feb 12, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona- In an endeavor towards sustainability, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday showcasing 57,420 solar panels that have begun providing renewable energy on Fort Huachuca. The sun beamed down brightly as Maj. Gen. John B. Morrison, Jr., Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command and Deputy Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Cyber Command welcomed the crowd. The ceremony took place outside the Thunder Mountain Activity Center, with the solar array creating the backdrop.

  • Virginia team swims laps for Wounded Warriors Project

    Feb 12, 2015

    Dedication is the thing that pushes them out of bed early on a weekend morning and makes it OK to miss a favorite evening television show because they want to get in a few more minutes of practice. Members of the Poseidon Swim Team have buckets of the stuff. These military and civilian kids spend hours in the pool at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center in Midlothian.

  • Language of Smiles Spoken at Local Preschool

    Feb 10, 2015

    Nearly every week for the past four years, U.S. Army Soldiers have volunteered their time to teach preschool children English as part of a U.S. Army Garrison -- Okinawa outreach effort. However, more often than not, it's the Soldiers that come away from the experience with a better understanding.

  • Ski school

    Feb 10, 2015

    Students from VES spend two days on the slopes mastering the art of skiing.

  • Reading Night is a success at NES

    Feb 10, 2015

    Netzaberg Elementary School teachers share their favorite stories with students and families.

  • Weiberfasching: Where women are king

    Feb 10, 2015

    On the Thursday before Lent, (this year Feb. 12) Fasching is all about the ladies.

  • 2nd Quarter Town Hall at Fort McNair

    Feb 10, 2015

    Shaping the workforce, civilian education and command engagement were the primary topics of discussion during the JFHQ-NCR/U.S. Army Military District of Washington Town Hall meeting held in the National Defense University's Lincoln Auditorium at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Eighth Army Commander Receives Honorary Korean Name

    Feb 9, 2015

    The Republic of Korea-U.S. Alliance Friendship Association (RUAFA) honored Eighth Army Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, by conferring him with a Korean name February 6 at the ROK Ministry of National Defense in Seoul.

  • Annual event honors military's African-American leaders

    Feb 8, 2015

    Prominent African-Americans from all walks of life have served as a bridge between the past and today, as well as a bridge to the future, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said here Feb. 6.

  • Blowing down barriers: Female first sergeant takes charge of sapper company

    Feb 8, 2015

    First Sgt. Raquel Steckman is the first woman in the Army appointed to a combat engineer company as a first sergeant.

  • Soldiers learn Jiu-Jitsu, enhance combat skills

    Feb 8, 2015

    The route to the gym is far from easy. The Soldiers stand waiting for the bus that will take them to two different military camps before getting off at their stop. Then they have to walk off post into the bustling streets of Korea, navigating across traffic. Entering a door wedged in between two small businesses, the Soldiers climb the hidden stair cases in order to train in jiu-jitsu.

  • Retirees, Gold Star Families can lease post homes at Fort Leonard Wood

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Leonard Wood Family Housing is opening a limited number of on-post Family homes for rent by military retirees and Gold Star Family members.

  • 40th ESB returns to Fort Huachuca after nine-month deployment

    Feb 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - The 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion arrived home on Fort Huachuca Wednesday at Libby Army Airfield. Approximately 300 Soldiers returned after performing communications contingency operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in southwest Asia.

  • Royals players past, present get a taste of Soldier life at Fort Riley

    Feb 6, 2015

    Members of the Kansas City Royals got a taste of Army life as the team's caravan, which annually travels to communities throughout the Midwest, came to Fort Riley. Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, Hall of Famer George Brett, Royals Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Leonard and Royals broadcaster Rex Hudler visited the post, attending a redeployment ceremony for 86 members of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, eating lunch and meeting fans at the award-winning Demon's Diner dining facility and getting an up-close look at Army helicopters flown by the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Inf. Div.

  • Hammack sees progression of installation's green initiatives

    Feb 6, 2015

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack visited Fort Campbell earlier this week, where she received a sneak peek into some of the installation's latest energy and environmentally-friendly initiatives.

  • Fort Campbell CFC raises $1.1 million

    Feb 6, 2015

    The 2014 Fort Campbell Area Combined Federal Campaign awards ceremony, which recognized hundreds of Soldiers and civilians, was held at Cole Park Commons, Wednesday. This year marked the first year of the merger between the Fort Campbell CFC and Louisville Combined Federal Campaign into a united operation which raised more than $1.1 million.

  • Captain captures photos out of this world

    Feb 6, 2015

    Capt. Joe Spracklen, an Air Defense Artillery Captains Career Course student, sits in the dark waiting. He has spent countless hours researching and preparing. He sets up his many pieces of equipment as he tracks the movement of his long-range target - the stars.

  • TAMC's Got Talent

    Feb 6, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) holds a talent show to showcase Soldiers, Civilian staff, and Family Members in TAMC's Kyser Auditorium, on Feb. 5, 2015.

  • IMCOM human capital plan shapes 2025 workforce

    Feb 6, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 29, 2015) -- The newly developed U.S. Army Installation Management Command Strategic Human Capital Plan lays groundwork for re-shaping its workforce and culture to answer the future needs of the Army, provide premier installation management and become one of the premier federal workplaces by the year 2025.

  • TAMC Soldiers compete to be the Best Warrior

    Feb 6, 2015

    Six Soldiers, both Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) and Junior Enlisted, compete for the title of Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Best Warrior Feb. 2-6, 2015.

  • National African American History Month 2015

    Feb 3, 2015

    With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors -- some of whom were brought to this land in chains -- have woven their resilient dignity into the fabric of our Nation and taught us that we are not trapped by the mistakes of history

  • Baby Fair delivers education, confidence to new parents

    Feb 2, 2015

    Stroller parking, nutritious pregnancy foods, and the chance to meet their future pediatrics providers were just a few of the things that maternity patients and their supporters encountered at Madigan Army Medical Center's first Baby Fair on Jan. 24. More than 300 people attended the fair, which focused on providing education on subjects related to pregnancy and newborns as well as highlighting Madigan's obstetrics and pediatrics services.

  • Natick designs new rucksack for paratroopers

    Jan 30, 2015

    He used to be one of them, so when paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division asked Rich Landry to design a rucksack to meet their needs, he was thrilled.

  • 21st STB tastes the burn with Chili Cook-Off

    Jan 30, 2015

    As Soldiers enter the building, they are immediately hit with the smell coming from a nearby open door. A mixture of savory and sweet aromas fills the air and draws in passersby. It is the smell of chili, a winter tradition used for a good cause.

  • Collaborative approach to safety

    Jan 30, 2015

    The monthly Task Force Wrangler Safety Council meeting, held Jan. 15 at Army Field Support Battalion Afghanistan, provides a venue for unit representatives to report on safety programs, initiatives, training, successes and challenges. The forum facilitates cross-talk and mutual problem solving.

  • Ten things to know around DoD in February

    Jan 30, 2015

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey has become the 15th Sergeant Major of the Army Jan. 30. He succeeds Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler, who held the position since March 2011.

  • IMCOM leader visits with White Sands Missile Range

    Jan 30, 2015

  • Pictures for a friend

    Jan 30, 2015

    Elsie Abuhl had a lot on her mind the morning of Jan. 19. In addition to her regular day of learning and play at Cody Child Development Center on the Fort Myer portion of the joint base, she had something very important to ask her classmates.

  • Training helps Soldiers prepare for new careers

    Jan 30, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- U.S. Army Materiel Command's Always a Soldier program offered its first-ever resume writing and navigating USAJOBS training to more than 40 Soldiers preparing for transition to life outside the Army, here Jan. 28.

  • Chandler honored for helping evolve Army

    Jan 30, 2015

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, who took office in 2011, retires after nearly 34 years of distinguished service in a "different and evolving" Army.

  • Army library programs designed to foster learning

    Jan 30, 2015

    "Electric Ed" Carbonell worked the young crowd with ease, Wednesday, here, at the library, as eager hands and arms flew skyward when a request was made for volunteer help.

  • Dailey shares ideas about leadership development, fitness, women in combat arms

    Jan 30, 2015

    The 15th sergeant major of the Army shared his thoughts regarding physical fitness, leadership development, women in combat, and an Army that must remain prepared during an interview before being taking office, Jan. 30.

  • Fort Lee to implement new installation access policies

    Jan 29, 2015

    FORT LEE, Va. (January 29, 2015) -- Fort Lee is slated to operate under new gate security measures beginning in April.

  • Fort Carson MP helps deliver Gate 20 miracle

    Jan 29, 2015

    A Fort Carson military police Soldier just coming off gate guard duty helped deliver the baby of a Family member who was in advanced labor and trying to get through one of the post's gates.

  • Training prepares Soldiers, Families for reintegration

    Jan 29, 2015

    One of the most important aspects of training a Soldier can go through is the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, or SERE, training. However, surviving through captivity is just half the battle, and Fort Rucker and U.S. Army South want to make sure that Soldiers are taken care of throughout the entire process.

  • 100+ runners 'take to the hills'

    Jan 29, 2015

    About 140 runners took part in Fort Sill's 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge 5-kilometer Run Jan. 24, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • Celebrating 50 Years: ACS Employment Readiness helps equip Army Families for jobs

    Jan 29, 2015

    Job searching can be frustrating and exhausting, but the Employment Readiness Program counselors at Army Community Service are ready to help.

  • 1040 is reason for season: Community tax centers ease pain of filing taxes

    Jan 23, 2015

    During tax season -- February through June -- Ansbach's Judge Advocate General offices provide free electronic tax filing assistance in tax centers in Katterbach and Illesheim.

  • Before they were Soldiers, they were father and son

    Jan 23, 2015

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Growing up as the son of a career U.S. Army Soldier is not an easy life for a kid. Long days, late nights, missed birthdays and holidays can be tough to handle for both the Soldier and his family. It takes love, trust and a true understanding from one's family to not only endure the military life but to thrive and make it a successful one. It's this type of environment that has helped Pfc. Noel R. Sawyer Jr., a cavalry scout assigned to Palehorse Troop, 4th Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment determine what it was that he wanted to do with his life.

  • Army releases investigation results of April 2014shooting at Fort Hood

    Jan 23, 2015

  • Jan. 6, 2015 -- CSA's remarks at Virtual Town Hall

    Jan 23, 2015

    Virtual Town Hall with Chief of Staff of the Army and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Sgt. Maj. Raymond Chandler participated in a virtual town hall, Jan. 6, 2015, answering questions from Soldiers on a variety of topics. The town hall at Google's Washington headquarters started off with a question about U.S. military involvement in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.

  • Signal Soldiers welcomed home

    Jan 23, 2015

    FORT GORDON, Ga.-- All seats were full, walls lined and corridors packed as the happy chatter of eager 518th Tactical Installation and Networking Company family and friends filled the U.S. Army Reserve Center of Fort Gordon, Georgia, Jan. 18. After nine months and several thousand miles, nothing but a door separated the Soldiers from the crowd and ceremony celebrating an end to their deployment to the Middle East.

  • DOD report shows SHARP awareness is changing the culture

    Jan 23, 2015

    For many years, the statements above, among many others involving denial or trivialization, have been echoed by military leadership upon learning about sexual assault or sexual harassment allegations against stellar Soldiers in their ranks.

  • Marriage 101: First step to 'ever after'

    Jan 23, 2015

    Marriage is a big step for any relationship. The counselors at the Fort Campbell Family Life Center want to help couples make sure they're prepared for everything that step entails.

  • Proposed Virginia legislation could ease military transition to private sector

    Jan 23, 2015

    Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposed legislation Jan. 9 that aims to strengthen the state's economy with "common sense measures to strengthen our Commonwealth's standing as the best place on earth for military personnel, veterans and their families to live, work and thrive," according to a press release.

  • 2nd BCT prepares Families for separation during training, missions

    Jan 22, 2015

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- One thing Soldiers and their families know is that they need to be prepared for all the contingencies that are thrown their way in the course of their military careers. Permanent changes of station, extended training exercises and deployment missions are intermingled among family vacations, celebrations and a child's sports game or dance recital.

  • 'Reveille,' 'Retreat' keeps post steeped in tradition

    Jan 22, 2015

    From the bugle call early in the morning to the cannon fire in the evening, people on military installations across the U.S. have become accustomed to these familiar sounds daily, and Fort Rucker is no exception when it comes to upholding this centuries-old tradition.

  • Thrift Savings Plan contribution deadline approaches

    Jan 22, 2015

    The New Year marked an important change to the Thrift Savings Plan and deductions could halt for Soldiers unless they log in before Jan. 31.

  • AMC inducts Hall of Fame Class of 2014

    Jan 21, 2015

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Jan. 22, 2015) --Those who were inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame in a Jan. 22 ceremony here say this is the type of honor that is not earned alone.

  • Soldiers Engage in SHARP Training in Afghanistan

    Jan 20, 2015

    Sexual harassment and sexual assault violate everything the U.S. Army stands for. Deployed leaders from the 5th Battalion 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, gathered their Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) representatives, to aggressively tackle training, but in a way that Soldiers would remember it.

  • Arrowhead Soldier sings his way to success

    Jan 20, 2015

    While their uniforms make them look similar, inside the chest of each Soldier beats the heart of a unique individual with their own passions, talents and gifts.

  • Motorcycle program provides guidance for riders

    Jan 20, 2015

    The Motorcycle Mentorship Program keeps Soldiers sharp and safe on the roads with their two- and three-wheeled vehicles by assigning a mentor to familiarize riders with the area and safety protocols.

  • Why I Serve: A choice you don't have to make

    Jan 19, 2015

    A few years back, I read a story about a woman who spat in the face of a soldier at the airport. I don't know the reason why. Maybe she hated war and saw all soldiers as a symbol of that violence.

  • Soldiers in WTUs receive remote care in communities

    Jan 16, 2015

    Active, Guard and Reserve Soldiers assigned to warrior transition units, which may be hundreds of miles from where they live, now have access to community-based, outpatient care and services in their hometowns.

  • Fort Sill's New Year's baby arrives for dinner

    Jan 16, 2015

    Born Jan. 1 at 6:21 p.m., Wesson Henry Wells was the first baby born in 2015 at Reynolds Army Community Hospital on Fort Sill.

  • Tax Center eases burden: Offers free professional help, filing

    Jan 16, 2015

    Taxes may be a certainty in life, but preparing and filing them doesn't have to be a burden.

  • Fort Stewart Experiences Unique Birth

    Jan 16, 2015

    Rushed, often unexpectedly early baby deliveries are not something new to any hospital. In most cases though, at least the mother makes it inside the building before giving birth. That wasn't quite the case at Fort Stewart, Georgia's Winn Army Community Hospital in the early morning hours of Jan. 15.

  • Comedy live: Show brings 'fun, laughter, stress relief'

    Jan 16, 2015

    If there's any truth to the idiom that laughter is the best medicine, then people will be feeling fine at an upcoming Fort Rucker event.

  • Resolution execution: Fitness marathon kickstarts 2015 fitness goals

    Jan 16, 2015

    One of the most popular New Year's resolutions people make every year is to improve their health with exercise, and the Fort Rucker physical fitness centers are spearheading the charge to success with Resolution Execution.

  • First women to attend Ranger Course

    Jan 16, 2015

    The Army announced Jan. 15 that female Soldiers will be allowed, for the first time, to attend the Army's Ranger Course and possibly earn the coveted Ranger tab.

  • FMWR offers new fitness options

    Jan 16, 2015

    Resolving to lose weight and stay fit at the beginning of a new year is so common it's become a cliché.

  • Army colonel raises suicide awareness from green to blue

    Jan 16, 2015

    Service members stationed throughout Pearl Harbor joined Lt. Col. George Corbari, strategic plans and policy officer at U.S. Army Pacific, or USARPAC, for a suicide awareness presentation at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Memorial Chapel, Jan. 14.

  • Two online resources help Hawaii students advance

    Jan 16, 2015

    Parents want what is best for their children and a good education ranks as a top priority.

  • IMCOM Commander's safety message: Think about what matters

    Jan 15, 2015

    Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. -- Martin Luther King, Jr. As we remember and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., CSM Hartless and I encourage you to reflect on the importance of being involved in what matters to you.

  • Functional Fitness Center opens in Rose Barracks

    Jan 13, 2015

    'The Box' at the Memorial Fitness Center gives Soldiers and civilians space for CrossFit-inspired workouts.

  • DoD announces European Infrastructure Consolidation actions

    Jan 9, 2015

    The Department of Defense announced the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations.