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  • Rakkasans host future Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2014

    Fourteen future Soldiers from the Bloomington, Ind. Recruiting Station were given a glimpse of their future during a visit here March 19 as part of a communit outreach visit.

  • IMCOM leader offers insight, mentoring during Women's History Month

    Mar 25, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (Mar. 20, 2014) -- Demonstrate your true value by focusing on improvement and doing the hard jobs well, Maj. Gen. Camille Nichols, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, said during a panel discussion on women's roles in the U.S. Army -- a mentoring opportunity coinciding with National Women's History Month.

  • SecArmy: Readiness shouldn't be political football

    Mar 25, 2014

    "This is the time for protection and predictability, not politics," Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh told lawmakers of the House Armed Services Committee, March 25, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

  • ASAP hosts suicide prevention awareness training

    Mar 25, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Fifty-three junior leaders and first-line supervisors learned about suicide prevention awareness during the Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention (ACE-SI) event held March 12 at the Mallette Training Facility.

  • Author says leaders must love Soldiers

    Mar 25, 2014

  • Female Soldier launches into history

    Mar 25, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA Bde. Public Affairs CHEOLWEON, South Korea -- A haze falls over the surrounding mountains of Rocket Valley. The tracks of multiple launch rocket systems leave deep trails in the mud. A group of Soldiers stand by their vehicle after just completing qualification fires.

  • Kosovo Force's MNBG-E recognizes contributions of women in military

    Mar 24, 2014

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo (March 8, 2014) -- Daily business at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, was a bit different, March 8, as the Multinational Battle Group-East command team and battle staff acknowledged the importance of women in the military, while also celebrating International Women's Day. Female soldiers from each of the staff sections received a rose to commemorate their service in the military and then posed for a group photo afterwards with the MNBG-E command team.

  • Nearly 6,200 participants take part in the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March

    Mar 23, 2014

    White Sands Missile Range hosted about 6,200 participants during the 25th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, held March 23, 2014.

  • Army civilians recognized for vital contributions to America's infrastructure, security, prosperity

    Mar 23, 2014

    The Army recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civilians assigned to the New York District, North Atlantic Division, for assisting communities after devastating storms and leading vital civil works projects throughout 14 states in the Northeast, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, March 20, 2014.

  • Women instrumental, inspirational to 'Pershing's Own' musician

    Mar 21, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Julie A. Boehler, principal timpanist of the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own," shares memories of her career since joining "Pershing's Own" and becoming the first woman soldier timpanist with the band in 2003.

  • Little Troopers get new play center at Hohenfels

    Mar 21, 2014

    ACS inaugurates its new facility with an open house.

  • Parents listen, ask questions about CDC abuse case

    Mar 21, 2014

    A town hall meeting addressing recent criminal charges filed by the U.S. Attorney�'s Office against Cody Child Development Center caregiver Va Nessa Taylor brought nearly 20 mothers, fathers and guardians to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall�'s Spates Community Club March 18.

  • Ask, Care, Escort: Soldiers attend intervention course

    Mar 21, 2014

    Although the amount of suicides in the Army decreased from 2012 to 2013, according to the Department of Defense, the sergeant major of the Army has said that the Army's mission to eliminate suicide isn't complete until no lives are lost.

  • Fort Detrick Fire Department Wins Best Medium Size Department in IMCOM Atlantic Region

    Mar 21, 2014

    Just a few months shy of one year after moving into their new Fire and Emergency Services building, the Fort Detrick Fire Department has won the Best Medium Sized Fire Department in the Atlantic Region for the Installation Management Command.

  • Coffee with a Cop: Forum gives community a voice

    Mar 21, 2014

    Fort Rucker's Police officers and first responders are out to make sure the installation remains a safe community for its Army Families, but without input, the community's concerns can go on unknown.

  • Lifeguard classes set people on course for jobs

    Mar 21, 2014

    The chill of winter is fading fast and many people are eager to hit the water, and Fort Rucker Aquatics is offering spring lifeguard courses for a job opportunity with high responsibility.

  • Pilot course bolsters effort to stamp out sexual assault

    Mar 21, 2014

    "The Army still struggles with sexual assault and harassment. We're trying to get the processes and training in place so people realize we won't tolerate this," said the Army's chief of staff.

  • Shaq sets bar high for Young Lives, BIG Stories campaign

    Mar 21, 2014

    One of the world's biggest self-professed Army brats, Shaquille O'Neal enjoyed a 19-year career as a "larger than life" character in the NBA. It did not hurt that O'Neal entered the NBA standing 7-feet, 1-inches tall and weighing 301 pounds, yet he considers Army upbringing the key to his success.

  • Army seeks greater awareness for "Gold Star" wives

    Mar 21, 2014

    "It's heartbreaking to think of someone asking 'what a beautiful pin, where can I get one?'" said Gold Star Wife Donna Engeman. "We need to ensure the nation--the world--recognizes what that pin really signifies," she continued.

  • Child abuse prevention - top of the order in April

    Mar 21, 2014

    The Army's Family Advocacy Program is making child abuse prevention the top agenda item for its service providers at Garrisons and Installations during the month of April.

  • 'Dog Face' Soldiers conquer culinary competition to earn top prize

    Mar 20, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 20, 2014) -- For those in the military food service profession, few retirement gifts can rival that of a shiny piece of hardware with an inscription that partly reads "Installation of the Year."

  • Army Strong event provides glimpse of military life

    Mar 20, 2014

    Nearly 1,000 students, teachers and future Soldiers attended the 4th Army Strong Experience March 13 at Fort Benning, Ga. Hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), the event featured Army Rangers, USAMU shooters and airborne training instructors providing demonstrations to bring the military closer to students, teachers and other attendees.

  • Two Fort Lee civilians train canines for AKC agility contest

    Mar 20, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 20, 2014) -- While many sports enthusiasts are focused on March Madness these days, two Fort Lee community members have a more important athletic event on their minds -- The American Kennel Club National Agility Championship March 27-30.

  • Youth Expo to offer summer activities

    Mar 20, 2014

    Fort Sill FMWR will host the Youth Summertime Activities and Job Expo, which offers parents many summertime options for children and targets teens by providing assistance with job and summer camp opportunities March 29.

  • Fitness classes provide new life, energy

    Mar 20, 2014

    Fort Sill will host a health expo and safety fair April 4, as part of the Healthy Base Initiative project. The following story is part of a series on the HBI, and it focuses on how members have taken advantage of the free fitness courses offered through Fort Sill Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Luncheon honors Gold Star wives' sacrifice

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Fort Carson community held an event to honor the sacrifices of Gold Star wives.

  • Event makes literacy fun

    Mar 20, 2014

    More than 50 Family members attended Fort Carson's Tell Me a Story featuring the children's book "Verdi." The event also included a visit from the ZooMobile and arts and crafts.

  • Ready and Resilient Campaign comes to USAG Ansbach

    Mar 18, 2014

    The Ready and Resilient Campaign is a broad-based effort to leverage change over time that is intended to cause a significant shift in the Army culture, a culture that is ready to respond but is now able to sustain its readiness because it is resilient.

  • Teen center adopts a pet project

    Mar 18, 2014

    The Rose Barracks Teen Center partners with the Amberg Teirheim to help cats and dogs in need.

  • Redefining 'home'

    Mar 18, 2014

    2nd Cavalry Regiment Soldiers discuss the process of finding home overseas and on deployment.

  • Kimbrough's brown bag lunch program discusses nutrition

    Mar 18, 2014

    A lunch at a popular fast food eatery that offers healthy options may not be so healthy.

  • USARIEM researchers study Soldiers' running styles

    Mar 14, 2014

    At a time when running barefoot or with so-called minimalist shoes has gained increasing traction, researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., decided to study how Soldiers run during physical training and if running style contributes to training-related injuries.

  • German barbecue masters invite Americans to compete

    Mar 14, 2014

    A group of professional barbecue masters and officials from the city here invite members of the American military community to compete in an international barbecue competition Aug. 2 through 3.

  • Read Across America Week helps students learn to love reading

    Mar 14, 2014

    Most agree that reading is one of the most important things learned in grade school, but once adults, many people lose their love of the written word.

  • Schweinfurt seventh grade students make math, colors add up

    Mar 14, 2014

    Laura Masci, the Spanish and art teacher at Schweinfurt Middle/High School, guided her art class through the color wheel lesson.

  • The 'Fat Truth' -- Fat Facts and Food Sources

    Mar 14, 2014

    March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is 'enjoy the taste of eating right.' Does eating food with fat make you fat? Food labels use jargon like 'fat-free' and 'heart-healthy,' or promise to help lower your bad cholesterol if you buy and eat the product. Is fat-free healthier than full-fat items? What is the truth?

  • Job Hunt: Flexibility a key to success

    Mar 14, 2014

    Are you approaching the end of your military career? Do you have one more move left in you? If you do, you may see that, despite current economic conditions, there are still plenty of jobs out there waiting for you.

  • Girls Night Out event described as 'amazing', 'considerate', 'entertaining'

    Mar 14, 2014

    Girls Night Out, a veteran event hosted each fall and spring by the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation, was a hit once again with patrons describing the fun as "amazing," "considerate" and "entertaining."

  • Opportunities, deals abound at annual Travel Extravaganza

    Mar 14, 2014

    With more than 1,000 people packing into The Landing's ballroom March 5 to seek out deals for spring and summer vacations, organizers of Fort Rucker Leisure Travel Service's 26th annual Travel Extravaganza said the event went smoothly and beautifully.

  • Sisters, Brothers in Arms Program to build resiliency

    Mar 14, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Az- Soldiers and Civilians of all ranks and both genders joined Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca's commanding general, at Murr Community Center March 7, for the first session for Sisters in Arms, a part of the new Sisters and Brothers in Arms Mentorship Program.

  • Teams fire up MKTs, produce fine dining with field equipment

    Mar 14, 2014

    More than 200 food service personnel, representing military bases around the world and each branch of service, participated in the March 9-13 training event. They were put to the test in many different ways, including one challenge -- the Military Hot Food Kitchen category -- that required them to produce a five-star meal on Mobile Kitchen Trailers.

  • Mass bike inspection at Fort Lee sets tone for riding season

    Mar 13, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 13, 2014) -- This is one area where you can't take chances," said Maj. Michael Shaw, head of the motorcycle mentorship program at Fort Lee's Army Logistics University.

  • Power lift competition March 22

    Mar 13, 2014

    Feats of strength will again be displayed March 22 at 8 a.m. when 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery presents its second annual March Mayhem Power Lifting Competition at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Soldier Show cast, crew prepare to 'Stand Strong'

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command has selected 19 cast and 2 crew to deliver the "Stand Strong" theme to garrisons, starting April 11, 2014.

  • Picatinny's annual Chili Cook-Off raises more than $2800 for Soldiers

    Mar 12, 2014

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A Chili Cook-Off featuring 18 different varieties prepared by arsenal employees and family members raised more than $2800 in little more than an hour, March 11. The event historically kicks off Picatinny's Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign each year and is a significant contributor to the overall total of funds raised for the benefit supporting Soldiers, retirees and military families.

  • Eye injuries avoidable with use of eye protection

    Mar 11, 2014

    March is National Save Your Vision Month, and the Defense Department wants service members to take care of their eyes by wearing eye protection when performing dangerous work, reducing eye strain and routinely undergoing eye examinations.

  • Team Resilience: Boosting host nation relations through sports

    Mar 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Olympics may be over and they're not in Sochi, but Wiesbaden Soldiers are going for gold -- or at least glory -- against athletes from other countries. Unit-level competition with host nation athletes is nothing new, and the idea is getting an organized upgrade in order to bolster both resiliency and host nation relations in accordance with the Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno's Army Sports Program.

  • Charlie's Angels comediennes get lots of laughs

    Mar 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "I'm Latina, so my mom retired and moved in with me because it's the law," said Lisa Alvarado, comedian and single mom. "It's great because I love my mom, she helps me out with my son. But you know when you hang out with your mom, you start to become your mom? You morph into her," Alvardo continued. "The other night, I actually washed a paper plate."

  • Shining the spotlight on teen dating violence

    Mar 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Respect. That seven-letter word appeared everywhere at the Tony Bass Fitness Center Feb. 28 as more than 220 supporters attended the "Wiesbaden Walks the Runway Against Teen Dating Violence" fashion show.

  • Patient Safety Week at CRDAMC promotes working relationships between providers, patients

    Mar 11, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- This past week Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center participated in Patient Safety Awareness Week, an event that was founded by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and celebrated by healthcare organizations worldwide.

  • Blast from the Past fires at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Mar 11, 2014

    One of the most unusual modern military test programs ever conducted at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., was the test of a bronze Model 1841 six-pounder U.S. artillery piece. The test was performed for the History Channel television program "Battlefield Detectives" which was investigating the first major battle of the Mexican-American War -- the Battle of Palo Alto, Texas.

  • ACS offers tips and tricks for redeployment

    Mar 11, 2014

    Classes at ACS give redeploying families a leg up on coming home

  • Fort Drum employee expands on definition of 'family'

    Mar 6, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Being a Soldier, military spouse or "Army brat" can teach people to redefine the word "family." In many cases, it stretches the definition past a person you marry or a child you bring into the world.

  • Colorado Avalanche salute Soldiers, Families

    Mar 6, 2014

    Several Fort Carson Families were surprised by shout-outs from their deployed Soldier-spouses during a military appreciation game held by the Colorado Avalanche in Denver, March 2.

  • Social media antics can ruin career, misrepresent military services

    Mar 6, 2014

    Social media is very pervasive these days. As a new generation of Soldiers -- all well-versed in the various aspects of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter -- join the ranks, senior leaders across the installation are taking steps to ensure these troops realize the impact of their online chatter.

  • PSAs raise awareness of Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins

    Mar 5, 2014

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - This year, the U.S. Army�'s Installation Management Command, or IMCOM, launched an awareness campaign aimed to educate Americans about Gold Star and Next-of-Kin lapel pins. Over the course of the year, the Army will release several public service announcements, or PSAs, to increase awareness.

  • Grafenwoehr Army Health Clinic earns national recognition as Army Medical Home

    Mar 4, 2014

    After nearly a year of hard work, the Grafenwoehr Army Health Clinic has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as an Army Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Family Fitness Center answers parents' call

    Mar 4, 2014

    New fitness center allows parents to watch kids while working up a sweat

  • Cougar boys win Division II basketball title

    Mar 4, 2014

    The Vicenza High School boys basketball team won first place at European finals for Division II after finishing their season undefeated.

  • Soldier Olympians help win 5 of 28 U.S. medals in Sochi

    Mar 4, 2014

    Former and active-duty Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program played a major role in five of the United States' 28 Olympic medals won at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

  • Preventing, treating suicidal behaviors every day

    Mar 3, 2014

    There are three types of resources available to prevent, intervene and assist people with suicidal behaviors in the Franconia Military Community.

  • Soldiers thank community partners for friendship contributions

    Mar 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, TX -- During a recent two-day whirlwind of events, the 120th Infantry Brigade showed appreciation to its Gatesville, Texas community partner for the great contributions the city provided to Division West throughout 2013.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers developing future leaders

    Mar 3, 2014

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees from districts around the nation convened at the USACE Learning Center in Huntsville on Feb. 24-28 to participate in the only District Office Introductory Course that will be offered at the center for fiscal year 2014.

  • Leaders' walk builds relationships

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Army is like a fortified fighting position; it has to be continually improved to provide the best protection and support for the troops.

  • Gatesville fish fry honors Soldiers, Families

    Mar 3, 2014

    GATESVILLE, Texas -- The Gatesville Chamber of Commerce held its sixth annual Military Appreciation Fish Fry Feb. 27, for Soldiers, veterans and their Families from neighboring Fort Hood.

  • Experience KMC: Big Island lodge offers exclusive stay near volcano

    Mar 3, 2014

    Steps from one of the world's most famous volcanoes -- Kilauea, and its crater, Halema'uma'u -- Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) offers a unique, and exclusive chance for military families to stay in proximity to one of nature's great wonders.

  • Commissary offers 'Choose to Lose' encouragement

    Mar 3, 2014

    Once the initial novelty of green juices and daily runs wears off and the temptations of chocolate Valentine's hearts and cream-filled Easter eggs rear their ugly heads, many New Year's resolution-makers fall off the healthy lifestyle bandwagon and back into old habits.

  • Soldiers past, present strike bronze at Sochi Games

    Feb 23, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb and current WCAP brakeman Capt. Chris Fogt teamed with civilians Curt Tomasevicz and Steve Langton to secure Team USA's 28th and final medal of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 23, 2014.

  • Army coaches help U.S. women make Olympic history

    Feb 20, 2014

    Two Olympic coaches from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program had an unofficial hand in Team USA earning two Olympic medals in women's bobsled competition, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Military training helps Soldier-athletes conquer luge challenges

    Feb 19, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Olympians Utah National Guard Sgt. Preston Griffall and Sgt. Matt Mortensen attribute their readiness and resilience in the sport of luge to characteristics of teamwork and trust derived from military training.

  • Former Soldier wins Olympic bobsled bronze

    Feb 18, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb and Team USA civilian brakeman Steve Langton became the first U.S. athletes in 62 years to win a two-man bobsled Olympic medal by taking the bronze at Sanki Sliding Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Feb. 17, 2014.

  • Training helps keep FRGs relevant

    Feb 18, 2014

    Training helps keep FRGs relevant, even more so in an overseas location

  • Future of Enlisted Housing Nears Completion of 1st Phase

    Feb 18, 2014

    Construction crews are near completion of Phase 1 of Reece Crossings, Corvias Military Living's garden-style apartment complex. The 14-building complex will provide housing for more than 800 junior, unaccompanied service members.

  • Fort Meade Family Members Publish Deployment Story

    Feb 18, 2014

    Jake Neslony, a sixth-grader at MacArthur Middle School at Fort George G. Meade, and his mother Lorin read a copy of "Daddy's Deployment," a book they co-wrote that was self-published last month.

  • Army launches eight-week SHARP pilot training program

    Feb 18, 2014

    The Army has launched a new Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention pilot program to enhance training for sexual assault response coordinators (SARCs), victim advocates (VAs) and instructors.

  • Army coach leads Team USA to more Olympic medals

    Feb 16, 2014

    Team USA Olympic skeleton coach Vermont Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Tuffy Latour helped coach Team USA's Noelle Pikus-Pace to an Olympic silver medal and Matt Antoine to a bronze at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

  • Humphreys launches new Youth Center TV show

    Feb 13, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- "Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day."

  • Army daughter wins bronze in Olympic team figure skating

    Feb 12, 2014

    Army family member Ashley Wagner helped Team USA win a bronze medal in the inaugural team figure-skating event at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Environmental Club: Students look for ways to help save resources

    Feb 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Changing a culture doesn't happen overnight. That's one of the messages Maj. William McGlothlin, operations officer for the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Directorate of Public Works, shared with Wiesbaden High School's Environmental Club during a visit to the school Feb. 5.

  • AWAG Conference provides wealth of skills seminars for volunteers

    Feb 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hessen Area "Americans Working Around the Globe," or AWAG volunteers, gathered at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center Jan. 28 for their annual conference focused on developing the "total volunteer."

  • Six Wiesbaden youths soar to Scouting's highest rank

    Feb 11, 2014

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Improving a drainage and erosion problem on a World War I memorial trail, constructing a dog obstacle course, restoring a fruit orchard -- sound like jobs for engineers? These were among the many service projects performed by members of Troop 107 on their way to earning Eagle Scout recognition.

  • German, American wounded warriors compete on adaptive sports court

    Feb 11, 2014

    Soldiers of the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe competed against their German Army counterparts in adaptive wheelchair basketball action, to amass points for their respective companies in a Company Commander's Cup Challenge, at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center, Germany, Feb. 6, 2013.

  • Library encourages patrons go on a blind date

    Feb 11, 2014

    Tower and Rose Barracks libraries offer blind date with a book during the month of February

  • At Hohenfels, Gamble gives it her best shot

    Feb 11, 2014

    Tigers Rifle captain sets her sights on next year's target.

  • Winners in 2013 Army Digital Photo Contest Announced

    Feb 11, 2014

    The Army recognized the artistic eye of enlisted Soldiers, commissioned officers and civilians alike for their simple and true captures of garrison life around the world in the 2013 Army Digital Photography Contest.

  • CID warns scam website similar to legitimate benefits website

    Feb 7, 2014

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command wants to clarify a press release that was issued Feb. 6, 2014, to help avoid any possible confusion regarding a false website and the official U.S. Army benefits website for former and current service members.

  • Veterans attend school museum opening in Korea

    Feb 7, 2014

    Veterans from the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division returned to the school they helped to build in Gapyeong, South Korea, for the opening of a museum, Feb. 7, 2014, that chronicles the 62-year relationship between the school and the division.

  • A calculated victory

    Feb 7, 2014

    Middle schoolers take first place in math competition

  • 'Vote for Fogt' campaign wins social media poll

    Feb 7, 2014

    While U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Capt. Chris Fogt won in online polling, six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick of Steamboat Springs, Colo., will carry the Stars & Stripes into Fisht Olympic Stadium during tonight's Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • Fort Lee spouse earns USO volunteer of the year award

    Feb 6, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 6, 2014) -- A Fort Lee family member was recognized Jan. 25 as a United Service Organization Volunteer of the Year.

  • Hohenfels springs Super Bowl surprise on deploying Soldiers

    Feb 6, 2014

    Days before deploying, the 504th BSB enjoys the big game.

  • Fort Lee tax center celebrates 26th year of operation

    Feb 6, 2014

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 6, 2014) -- Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche is usually a busy man with little time to spare, but he said it was worth the effort to carve out a niche in his schedule to participate in the Tax Assistance Center grand opening Monday at building 6052 on Mekong Road.

  • Taxation without exasperation: USAG Ansbach community prepares for tax season

    Feb 6, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Legal Assistance Office, with support from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, established tax centers at Katterbach Kaserne and Storck Barracks.

  • Soldiers' Chorus vocalist a fixture at Fort Meade

    Feb 6, 2014

    SGM Victor Cenales, the senior bass vocalist in the U.S. Army Field Band's, is the first African-American sergeant major in the history of the Soldiers' Chorus.

  • All-black balloon unit served with distinction on D-Day

    Feb 6, 2014

    The 320th Very Low Altitude (VLA) barrage balloon battalion was the only black combat unit to take part in the D-Day landings.

  • Checking Your Tax Return

    Feb 6, 2014

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - No matter who prepares your return, you are responsible for what goes to the IRS.

  • EFMP aids special needs families

    Feb 6, 2014

    The Fort Sill Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) exists to support and enhance the quality of life for the military family with special needs.

  • Valentine's Day: Something for everyone

    Feb 6, 2014

    Celebrating Valentine's Day isn't just for newlyweds, shy high school students and new couples in the mushy stage of love -- everyone can board the love train because Fort Rucker has numerous activities planned for everyone in love, whether that love is for mom and dad, husband and wife, or friends.

  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness launches new social media platform Army-wide

    Jan 28, 2014

    The Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program launched a new social media platform Jan. 27, 2014, called ArmyFit, for Soldiers, their families and Army civilians.

  • Mustang soldiers immortalized on Warriors Walk

    Jan 28, 2014

    The morning of Jan. 16, 2014, was brisk and windy, but the sun was shining as the weather seemed to echo the bittersweet mood of a ceremony at the Warriors Walk on Fort Stewart, Ga., to commemorate the lives of two soldiers, who made the ultimate sacrifice during combat operations while assigned to 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

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