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  • Summer Hire Program offers opportunity to gain job experience, build nest egg

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A little more than 40 community youths, ages 18-23, stood tall in the Tony Bass Auditorium June 30 with their right arms raised to utter the oath of office to begin working as federal employees in this year's Summer Hire Program.

  • Friendship Fest: Sharing the good times in Wiesbaden

    Jul 2, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Red, white and blue as far as the eye could see. That's how this year's Independence Day Celebration and German-American Friendship Festival kicked off June 28 as some 600 community runners participated in the five-kilometer Color Run on Wiesbaden's Clay Kaserne. As dogs, strollers, ballerinas and people of all ages sprinted away from the Wiesbaden Fitness Center to make their way around the airfield, they were pelted with colorful powder creating a flowing ribbon of running feet and red, white and blue smiles.

  • IMCOM Commander Visits Redstone Arsenal To Gauge Services

    Jul 2, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In meetings with Team Redstone leadership on June 26, Lt. Gen. David Halverson received feedback about the job the Installation Management Command's garrisons are doing on Army posts.

  • Natick Soldier pedals away from troubles

    Jul 1, 2014

    No one will ever mistake Staff Sgt. Eric Murray for a Tour de France winner, but that really doesn't matter. His bicycle became a lifeline of sorts for Murray after he suffered wounds to his lower extremities from two mortar rounds in a September 2006 attack near Sadr City, Iraq, and later during his divorce.

  • Under Secretary Carson poses 10 questions to Army

    Jul 1, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson posed 10 questions to members of the Association of the U.S. Army at their monthly breakfast, June 26, 2014, dealing with the size and composition of the Army, modernization and readiness.

  • Readiness begins with YOU

    Jul 1, 2014

    This month marks our nation's 238th birthday, and while that might seem like a long time, we're still young compared to many countries around the world. What's helped set us apart and make us a global power in just a couple centuries, however, has been the dedicated service and sacrifice of our military members. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure our freedoms endure!

  • White Devils Host Fun Day

    Jul 1, 2014

    As several children sat down along a sidewalk on a hot summer day, their mothers smiled, and together they enjoyed a day of fun in the sun.

  • SMA Chandler's wife reads to USAG Ansbach children

    Jul 1, 2014

    The wife of the sergeant major of the Army visited the Katterbach Child Development Center and spent time reading to children there July 1.

  • Soldiers work for a cleaner, greener community

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of Team 2, 25th Chemical Company, 22nd Chemical Battalion (TE), conducted a community service project to pick up trash and plant gardens in an east Baltimore, Md. neighborhood Friday.

  • 3 things that could save your life at the lake this holiday weekend

    Jul 1, 2014

    Independence Day is one of the busiest boating days of the year at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah River lakes-and with higher volumes of visitors comes a higher risk for accidents.

  • Protect your eyes in sports--just like you do in combat

    Jul 1, 2014

    Players of any sport with potential to cause eye injury should wear protective eyewear designed for that sport.

  • Army Strong for 239 years

    Jul 1, 2014

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrated the Army's 239th birthday with "hooah" style June 20, with an early morning run and cake cutting ceremony in the afternoon at the Dining Facility.

  • Family values drive Army Reserve Soldier during Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 1, 2014

    When Army Reserve Sgt. Henry Cocker is struggling to complete one more situp or carry his ruck sack one more mile, it's more than just training and toughness that drives him onward. What gives him the drive to succeed is are the values instilled within him by his father.

  • Units recognized for Civil War role

    Jul 1, 2014

    Two units based at Fort Benning were among those recognized June 27 for their role in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, a key engagement of the Civil War.

  • Independence Day Celebration draws thousands

    Jul 1, 2014

    Fort Benning hosted its annual Independence Day celebration June 28, drawing thousands of Soldiers and Family members to York Field for a variety of activities which included one of the largest fireworks displays in the Chattahoochee Valley.

  • Army sweeps 55th Interservice Pistol Championships

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit gave the Army both the individual and team championships at the 55th Interservice Pistol Championships.

  • Building a healthier Army with the Performance Triad

    Jun 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted its Army Performance Triad kickoff earlier this month inside The Exchange at Urlas, during which members of the Katterbach Army Health Clinic joined members from the Army Wellness Center Bavaria in Vilseck to offer their expertise and resources on site.

  • Specialist sets Ten-Miler course record in Graf

    Jun 30, 2014

    Landstuhl's Caroline Jepleting decided to run on a whim and beat the competition by 7 minutes

  • IMCOM command team emphasizes Independence Day safety

    Jun 30, 2014

    Each year, people come together on the Fourth of July to celebrate America's freedom with backyard barbeques, community parades and for some, fireworks. On this occasion, let us remember what the meaning of this day means. President John Adams wrote of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other."

  • 4th of July Spectacular just days away

    Jun 30, 2014

    The stage is set for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's 43rd annual 4th of July Spectacular, to take place, here, July 4.

  • A fest for every occasion

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fests of all sorts reign in Bavaria. Learn what to expect at your next event

  • Officials urge watchful eye on personal information

    Jun 27, 2014

    Although there are many ways to protect one's personally identifiable information, such as companies or organizations that will keep a watchful eye on PII, Fort Rucker officials want to remind people that responsibility still falls on the individual.

  • Outdoor recreation offers variety of activities on Fort Rucker

    Jun 27, 2014

    Summer is in full swing, and Fort Rucker Outdoor Recreation offers a variety of activities to keep people going throughout the season.

  • Triathlon: Fort Rucker event tests 'Army Strong'

    Jun 27, 2014

    Fort Rucker held its annual Army Strong Triathlon June 21 on West Beach at Lake Tholocco where competitors swam, biked and ran to show their prowess as triathletes.

  • Riverfest draws thousands to Alexandria Bay

    Jun 26, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- More than 6,000 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers and their Family Members took a day off to enjoy Riverfest at one of northern New York's most picturesque areas -- Alexandria Bay.

  • Rockers to jam at Fort Sill July 5

    Jun 26, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown promise to turn up their show so Soldiers can switch off and enjoy the Fourth of July weekend.

  • Best in Europe, Hard Rock Diner strives for health

    Jun 25, 2014

    Army chow has been the butt of many jokes over the years, from hardtack during the Civil War to tin canned peaches in the 1940s and, more recently: Meals, Ready-to-Eat.

  • Old Guard Soldiers recognized during Washington Nationals Army Day celebration

    Jun 24, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Army Drill team and U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" performed in front of thousands in the sweltering heat at Nationals Park as part of the Washington Nationals Army Day celebration prior to their game with the Houston Astros, June 18, 2014.

  • Garrison gears up for Fourth of July

    Jun 24, 2014

    From fun runs to a softball tournament, a full day of events is planned for Independence Day

  • Second time's the charm: 1st Brigade Combat Team lieutenant beats out competition

    Jun 24, 2014

    The 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team pitted 82 of its lieutenants against one another to compete in the 2014 Megellas competition, May 5th.

  • Superheroes unite around Fort Bragg

    Jun 24, 2014

    FORT BRAGG - "Na, na, na, na, na, na, na, na, BATMAN!" The song could be heard across the park, June 20, as four superheroes made an appearance to surprise a group of children during a unit organizational day at Pope Air Force Base.

  • Army Aviation's enduring challenge

    Jun 24, 2014

    Army Aviation has a problem with spatial disorientation while operating in degraded visual environments.

  • ASC Best Warrior competition underway at Rock Island Arsenal

    Jun 24, 2014

  • Fort Benning battles bugs during summer months

    Jun 24, 2014

    Hot summer days and frequent afternoon and evening thunderstorms can provide optimum conditions for pests, such as mosquitoes and ticks, to increase in numbers.

  • Take precautions during summer

    Jun 24, 2014

    The temperature in Georgia can average in the 80s in the summer, according to the Weather Channel, and while the summertime takes more people outdoors for fun activities, especially sports -- it's important to not forget about taking safety precautions.

  • June 21, 2014 -- SecArmy remarks at 2014 Army Ball

    Jun 23, 2014

  • Best Warrior Competition throws a SHARP curveball at Soldiers before events begin

    Jun 23, 2014

    "Immediately I was like, oh, oh, I want to intervene. I need to intervene right now. Then I was like, 'Can we stop this?'" Those were the words and thoughts of Sgt. Juan Jackson, of Lakewood, Washington, as he watched a sergeant first class pat the rear end of another male Soldier several times. But it got worse. The sergeant first class didn't stop at touching.

  • Retiree workshop helps with 'touchy' subject

    Jun 22, 2014

    In an effort to help retired, or soon to be retired, Soldiers and their spouses with questions regarding what to do when the Soldier eventually dies, the Retirement Services Office here hosted a workshop to help answer those questions, June 6, in the Humphreys Community Fitness Center. The event provided a number of different information tables to help educate retirees about their options and planning for the future. Veterans Affairs, Legal Assistance, TRICARE, Military & Family Life Consultants (MFLC) and Army Community Service were among the organizations represented.

  • Soldier Show focuses on Army values through song

    Jun 20, 2014

    A tribute to Francis Scott Key and his writing of the "Star-Spangled Banner" set the patriotic tone for this year's Army Solider Show.

  • Army honors STEM competition winners, volunteers

    Jun 20, 2014

    Student achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) were recognized today at the 12th Annual eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Educational Event in Leesburg, Va.

  • Emergency Relief Fund Has Another Strong Year

    Jun 20, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Redstone community has again strongly supported the annual fundraising campaign to help Soldiers and their families during emergencies.

  • Enduring Fatigue

    Jun 19, 2014

    To steadfastly hold out against impairment -- that's what it means to endure.

  • Customer service: IMCOM's attitude

    Jun 19, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (June 16, 2014) -- Let's talk about customer service. It is about the Golden Rule -- "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", and you must love Soldiers and Families.

  • From Benjamin Franklin to Watervliet, the spirit of volunteerism is alive and well

    Jun 18, 2014

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL -- Every day in America, a life is saved or made better by the men and women who, like the arsenal firefighters, give freely of their time and experience to make their communities better by being a volunteer firefighter.

  • Army captures six of eight shooting Gold Medals at 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials; two go to Trescott

    Jun 18, 2014

    Twenty air pistol shooters from Army, Air Force and Marines lined up at Tronsrue Marksmanship Center at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, at the site of the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials.

  • Army celebrates birthday in grand fashion

    Jun 18, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Inside the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel the Army's 239 years of service and tradition were celebrated by attendees of the 229th Military Intelligence Army Birthday Ball June 7.

  • No Lesson Needed on Determination and Heart in Wheelchair Basketball Semi-Finals

    Jun 18, 2014

    "This coach is blowing the whistle like he's in a parade!" screamed one fan to the right. "Let the athletes play!" came from the left. The crowd packed in close to the net, feeding off of the athletes' energy. Intensity, emotion ran high. At the end of the night, Army team A reined victorious with a 30-10 point win against the Marines, and Air Force beat out Army team B 33-26. Army team A meets the Air Force tonight (June 17) in the wheelchair basketball finals at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials.

  • Spouses earn their Spurs

    Jun 18, 2014

    "Honey, is this a bad time to ask what's for dinner tonight?" The above question was asked in jest by a Trooper as he motivated his wife though the barb-wire, low-crawl, obstacle here at the 3rd Infantry Division obstacle course. The obstacle course was just one part of the Spouse Spur Ride that the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment "Seventh First", 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID, just held here, May 31.

  • CSA: 'Once a Soldier, always a Soldier'

    Jun 18, 2014

    "I'm incredibly proud to represent the men and women of the United States Army," Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno told legislators at the 239th Army birthday ceremony and cake cutting at the Capitol, June 18, 2014.

  • Engineer students learn, redesign school's training site

    Jun 18, 2014

    Creating a new training site can be daunting, but Sgt. 1st Class Lance Widner and students enrolled in the Horizontal Engineering Specialty Reclassification Course at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., make the process seem easy.

  • 210th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers go Spartan for a day

    Jun 18, 2014

    HONGCHEON, South Korea -- A group of highly motivated Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, push themselves to the limit on a 5k obstacle course in Vivaldi Park, Hongcheon, South Korea, on June 15. The Spartan Sprint, designed on the mountains surrounding the resort, included 21 obstacles and several grueling treks to its peak before the finish line. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released). To download these high-quality photos and other from this event, click on the link to go to this set at the 210th Field Artillery Brigade Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/210fib/sets/72157644802765947/

  • Wiesbaden retains IMCOM-E boxing title

    Jun 17, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Wiesbaden boxers jabbed, pummeled and upper-cutted their way to repeat as the winning team at the Installation Management Command-Europe Boxing Championships June 7.

  • 'Healing Garden' provides nurturing environment to help recovering WTU Soldiers

    Jun 17, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The healing process takes many forms. For some recovering Soldiers in Wiesbaden's Warrior Transition Unit that includes nurturing a "healing garden" chock-full of sprouting carrots, flowers and other plants and vegetables.

  • Fourth of July Spectacular features new attractions

    Jun 17, 2014

    The Fourth of July Spectacular, here, at Weyand, Desiderio and Sills fields will feature new attractions this year, including the headline attraction, rock band Third Eye Blind.

  • For some at APG, every day is Father's Day

    Jun 17, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Gaining a career you aspired for is a special achievement. Having a father to share it with on the job can make it even more special. As a salute to Father's Day -- this Sunday, June 15 - here's a look at two father-daughter relationships that thrive happily on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • How to report a crime to Army CID: '1-844-ARMY- CID' released

    Jun 17, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues its campaign to combat crime in the Army by adding a new toll-free telephone number, 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243), designed to be easy to remember allowing Soldiers, civilians and family members to report a crime 24/7.

  • 'Whole Soldier' concept discussed at town hall

    Jun 16, 2014

    "Balance is the key to determining which Soldiers we target for retention," said Sgt. Maj. Kelvin V. Raibon, the Army's senior career counselor, during a retention town hall on Thursday.

  • Commission seeks service members' compensation preferences

    Jun 16, 2014

    The commission tasked by President Barack Obama and Congress to modernize military compensation and benefits programs is seeking input from service members on their preferences.

  • Army Birthday Run

    Jun 16, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Donnie Walker Jr., commanding general of the 3d ESC and Command Sgt. Maj. Edward A. Bell, command sergeant major of the 3d ESC, led the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) on a 5K run and performed a cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Army's birthday June 14 on New Kabul Compound, Afghanistan. (Photos by Army Maj. Jared Auchey)

  • Cycling coach trains 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials athlete techniques on balancing and turns

    Jun 16, 2014

  • New IMCOM CG calls for deeds over words, introduces new mission, vision

    Jun 16, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David Halverson, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management and commanding general of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, introduced IMCOM's new mission and vision and stressed the importance of trust and teamwork during his first town hall with IMCOM headquarters staff.

  • Improved service is rooted in customer feedback

    Jun 16, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2014) -- The Installation Management Command staff at every garrison, region, and the headquarters remains focused on customer service and providing the most efficient and effective services to all customers. However, we depend on those who use IMCOM services to inform our staff of ideas for improvement or to provide feedback on the services received. The best tool for this purpose is the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) system.

  • More questions for a 30-year safety professional

    Jun 16, 2014

    During National Safety Month 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center will highlight achievements and perspectives of members of the Army's first class of Career Program-12 safety interns, who finished training in 1984. Jill M. Segraves, CSP, director, Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Division, Transportation Security Administration, is the second intern profiled for this series.

  • Celebrating the Army's 239th birthday in Kosovo

    Jun 14, 2014

    U.S. Soldiers with Kosovo Force's Multinational Battle Group-East celebrated 239 years of the Army's birthday, June 14, at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. Events at Camp Bondsteel included a traditional cake-cutting ceremony with the battle group's oldest and youngest Soldiers cutting the cake, and a 10-mile relay race around the camp. Each participant ran one mile, and the winning time was just over 1 hour, 6 minutes.

  • Mama Bear, two cubs rescued on fort with peaceful ending

    Jun 13, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - As bystanders called for assistance, the cubs ran up a tree just off Christy Avenue and the mother bear ran up another tree about 100 feet away. When emergency responders and wildlife officials arrived, they blocked off the area and devised a plan to capture the bears.

  • Don't let student loan debt get you in trouble

    Jun 13, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- In the last 30 years, the average tuition at a public four-year college has tripled. Accumulating too much student loan debt can present new college graduates with overwhelming monthly payments, subjecting them to a risk of default, poor credit, and other adverse financial consequences.

  • Soldiers experience something new on Camp Arifjan

    Jun 12, 2014

    When most Soldiers think of sports played with a bat and a ball, the first ones that come to mind are baseball or softball. However, on Camp Arifjan June 7-10 a new sporting vernacular was offered up: cricket, not the annoying bug that keeps some of us awake at night with their incessant noise.

  • One Soldier's recipe for success

    Jun 12, 2014

    Determination, dedication and perseverance are not only the ingredients needed for making a great Soldier, but also the recipe for a great Army cook. Pvt. Daniel Marte Pena, a food service specialist, knows those ingredients to success all to well.

  • Vietnam War Vets honored at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 12, 2014

    Vietnam veterans from across the country joined their host for the evening, the Honorable Brad Carson, Under Secretary of the Army, and watched Twilight Tattoo, a high energy military spectacular featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own."

  • Civilians rescue worker, receive top Army safety award

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Two Army Civilians were recognized for their quick thinking and heroic efforts that may have saved the life of a co-worker, during a special awards ceremony held Thursday at the Ammunition Surveillance building.

  • Gone fishin'

    Jun 12, 2014

    The Fort Jackson fishing derby attracted a large number of anglers to Semmes Lake June 7, 2014. In addition to fishing, the event offered clinics and children's activities.

  • Soldiers show their mettle during Strongest Warrior Competition

    Jun 12, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Heroes rose and stars were born at this year's Strongest Warrior Competition, which drew 32 entrants -- 29 men and three women -- who displayed their mettle Saturday at the Alex Duffy Fairgrounds in Watertown.

  • Pride Month speaker shares life experience

    Jun 12, 2014

    Halfway through her military career, during the era of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," a Fort Leonard Wood Soldier realized she was gay. Now, as a command sergeant major and married, she is revealing her journey to living openly in the Army as a gay Soldier.

  • IMCOM commander visits Fort Meade

    Jun 12, 2014

    Lt. Gen. David D. Halverson, the commanding general of Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for Installation Management, toured the installation Friday to meet with Fort Meade's military and civilian leaders.

  • Free Plane Ticket Brings Soldier Home

    Jun 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL -- A lifelong friendship has led to a marriage of blessings for Christi Moore and her Soldier husband, Maj. Brian Moore.

  • Distracted driving: an Armywide hazard

    Jun 11, 2014

    In January 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center released a 19-question survey tailored specifically for respondents to report their perceptions of distracted driving, awareness of hazards and potential legal implications, and whether they have knowingly participated in any activity that distracted them while driving. A random sample of 1,099 Soldiers was selected for the survey, and some findings are outlined below.

  • Mindfulness study explores way for Soldiers to manage stress

    Jun 10, 2014

    Dr. Valerie Rice with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory has been looking at virtual worlds and peaceful real-life retreats for the last three years on behalf of the Army Study Program to explore whether mindfulness could be helpful to reduce stress for Soldiers or veterans facing post-traumatic stress disorder, or other psychological issues.

  • Army releases new children's ebook to celebrate 239th Army Birthday

    Jun 10, 2014

    In celebration of the Army's 239th birthday, the Army announced today the release of a children's electronic book titled "Happy Birthday U.S. Army!" which is now available online.

  • 93-year-old D-Day vet jumps again in Normandy

    Jun 9, 2014

    In a true rendezvous with history, paratrooper veteran James "Pee Wee" Martin again took to the sky, June 5, 2014, over Normandy, France, and parachuted onto the one-time battlefield, seven decades after his historic D-Day landing.

  • Soldier pursues dream while serving at Fort Gordon

    Jun 9, 2014

    Sergeant Darius Riggins works as a systems support specialist and writer/instructor during the day. At night, and occasionally well into the morning, he writes and performs music. Raised in Augusta, Georgia, Riggins, with 15th Regimental Signal Brigade, started his musical aspirations as a young child singing in his church choir. Soon after enlisting in the U.S. Army, Riggins moved to Korea in 2006. While stationed there, he met a musician who had a music recording studio, and he learned about the process of making music.

  • Lady General hoopster makes Armed Forces basketball team

    Jun 9, 2014

    A member of the Fort Myer Lady Generals varsity basketball team is heading overseas after being selected to the 2014 Armed Forces Women's Basketball Team.

  • Two-wheeling down the road safely: Headquarters Command Battalion holds motorcycle safety ride

    Jun 9, 2014

    Fifteen motorcycles simultaneously roared to life June 4 in the Headquarters Command Battalion parking lot on the Fort Myer portion of the base as the battalion held its first motorcycle safety ride of 2014. "We had a great turnout today, a lot bigger than I expected," said Staff Sgt. Pablo Robledo, ride organizer.

  • Army Family Action Plan Boosts Quality of Life

    Jun 9, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal's Army Family Action Plan is a work in progress

  • Army kicks off first-of-many 239th birthday events

    Jun 8, 2014

    Senior Army leaders held the first-of-many ceremonies scheduled around the world commemorating the Army's 239th birthday, which is June 14, and celebrated this year's theme--"America's Army: Our Profession."

  • Arrowhead Soldiers' help crucial to Special Olympics

    Jun 8, 2014

    Between fences, entry points and armed guards, it's easy to feel like the military is isolated on bases. However, Soldiers are as much a part of their community as anyone else, and as such, they volunteer regularly.

  • 80th Training Command 2014 Best Warrior selected for Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Jun 7, 2014

    Now that Staff Sgt. Amy Justice has been selected for induction into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, the 30-year-old chaplain's assistant, 7/95th Regiment, 4th Brigade, 94th Training Division, is looking for her next challenge.

  • Girl Scouts promote bike safety

    Jun 6, 2014

    Girl Scout Junior Troop 663 shares safety tips with HMC.

  • Vicenza High School recognizes graduates who choose to serve

    Jun 6, 2014

    Vicenza High School held a first ever Military Recognition ceremony for graduating seniors who have chosen to serve the United States in uniform at the school on Caserma Ederle May 27.

  • Run honors drill sergeant's memory

    Jun 6, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- More than 200 runners gathered May 31 in front of New Post Chapel to honor one of their own during the 14th Annual Drill Sergeant Mitchell X-Man Run. Many in attendance personally knew Drill Sgt. Darrell Mitchell and came to share his memory.

  • Army Family on a Steady Stride with the Performance Triad

    Jun 6, 2014

    Sergeant Amanda Tucker, a Public Affairs Specialist with the 82nd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C., and her family, continue on their health journey by putting the Performance Triad principles into practice.

  • Soldier is first female to complete JOTC

    Jun 6, 2014

    A female Soldier from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, became the first female to complete the Jungle Operations Training Course as an infantryman when she graduated from the course, June 2, 2014.

  • Fort Carson DFMWR finalist for national award

    Jun 5, 2014

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  • MPs conduct SHARP training

    Jun 5, 2014

    Soldiers from Fort Carson's 759th Military Police Battalion conducted a Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention stand down at McMahon Auditorium, May 30, 2014.

  • AFAP great way to see quality of life change

    Jun 5, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- "Tell us what you want" is the theme for this year's issue submission for the fiscal 2015 Army Family Action Plan conference.

  • July 5 concert tickets on sale

    Jun 5, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Tickets are on sale for the reigning Country Music Association Vocal Group of the Year, Little Big Town, that will headline Fort Sill Independence Day weekend festivities July 5 at Polo Field. Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown and The O's will also perform. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 6:45 p.m.

  • Are you walking the talk?

    Jun 5, 2014

    While it is disheartening to hear stories of junior enlisted Soldiers making poor decisions and paying for them with their lives, it is demoralizing to hear stories of Army leaders who do the same. Odds are the behaviors demonstrated by these Soldiers -- even the leaders -- were not first-time occurrences, and someone else probably had the opportunity to observe the behaviors in action. What do leaders convey to their Soldiers when they act irresponsibly? Perhaps some of the young Soldiers' poor decisions were a result of messages received from their leaders' actions.

  • Questions for a 30-year safety professional

    Jun 5, 2014

    During National Safety Month 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center will highlight achievements and perspectives of members of the Army's first class of Career Program-12 safety interns, who finished training in 1984. Patti Tilson, manager of a safety and environmental team for the Federal Aviation Administration's Eastern Service, is the first intern profiled for this series

  • Unit representatives learn about suicide intervention

    Jun 5, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az. -Suicide Prevention Program Trainer Ben Bauman facilitates the Ask, Care, Escort -- Suicide Intervention training at Murr Community Center May 28. The purpose of ACE-SI training is to "train-the-trainer" so they can go back to their organizations or units and teach the suicide intervention course to small groups in order to give them the benefit of the training.

  • ACS program helps families cope with newborns

    Jun 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With family thousands of miles away and a new baby soon to come, Sara and James Rickards knew this situation called for some extraordinary help. "I couldn't call grandma," said Sara. "My anxiety was getting really high … not having family easily reachable."

  • Learn dance, swimming, martial arts and more with SKIES Unlimited this summer

    Jun 4, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Summertime could be the perfect time to learn a new musical instrument, swimming, Tae Kwon Do or any of a range of different dance moves. Wiesbaden military community youths are invited to expand their horizons in the Child, Youth and School Services SKIES (Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills) Unlimited program.

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