Archive: Oct 2008

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  • Thousands flock to Schofield for Oktoberfest 2008

    Oct 16, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers and family members broke out their lederhosen, feathered hats and appetites for Oktoberfest 2008, at Sills Field, here, Oct. 3. More than 3,000 people enjoyed the German feast of bratwurst, spatzle and sauerkraut, in addition to traditional music and games.

  • RDECOM Participates in HENAAC's 9th Annual College Bowl

    Oct 16, 2008

    HOUSTON Aca,!" AmericaAca,!a,,cs future Hispanic scientists and engineers were welcomed to HENAACAca,!a,,cs 9th Annual College Bowl in Houston Oct. 10, as part of HENAACAca,!a,,cs 20th Anniversary Conference. Students from across the country participated in the high-energy event to compete for scholarships and sharpen their professional skills before entering the technology industry.

  • RDECOM and HENAAC Join Forces for a Diverse Engineering Future

    Oct 16, 2008

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command and HENAAC signed a Memorandum of Understanding Oct. 11, during a ceremony as part of the HENAAC 20th Anniversary Conference.

  • Astronaut Welcomed at Braves Game

    Oct 16, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT astronaut LTC Shane Kimbrough and his family attended an Atlanta Braves game at Houston's Minute Maid Park on Saturday, Sept 27. Kimbrough, who is originally from the Atlanta area, will bring a Chipper Jones jersey with him on his first space flight this November.

  • Competing for Best Warrior

    Oct 16, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber and Spc. Michael Moore of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command competed in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Experts watching mental health of Army children

    Oct 16, 2008

    Studies show that most military children are just as healthy and resilient as civilian children, but psychiatrists are concerned about their stress levels, said a mental health expert during the Association of the United States Army annual meeting last week.

  • Reconstruction director receives Order de Fleury

    Oct 16, 2008

    Dean G. Popps, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisitions, Logistics and Technology, and director of Reconstruction and Program Management for Iraq Reconstruction and Stabilization, Department of the Army, receives the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal from Army Maj. Gen. Meredith W.B. Temple, deputy commanding general for Military and International Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Popps was cited Oct. 9 for overseeing the execution of the $13.5 billion Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund's more than 3,400 projects, the largest construction effort since the Marshall Plan following World War II.

  • Combat hospital conducts last JTF-East humanitarian missions

    Oct 16, 2008

    In their last two humanitarian missions in Bulgaria, the 212th Combat Support Hospital extended their efforts beyond the clinic.

  • Competing for Best Warrior

    Oct 16, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber and Spc. Michael Moore represented SMDC/ARSTRAT as they competed in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Higher Headquarters Hits Ground Running

    Oct 16, 2008

    In the Army, materiel is more than just a different way of spelling. It is a different way of thinking about all the things Soldiers need to fulfill their mission. The organization that works hard to manage all of those things is in the process of moving to Redstone. The parts that have already made the move are hard at work. Aca,!A"We have a number of functions here now,Aca,!A? Ron Lewis, Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs deputy director for G-3/5 enterprise integration, said. Aca,!A"A lot of work is really being accomplished here out of Redstone. WeAca,!a,,cre performing a lot of missions right here, right now.Aca,!A? Created in 1962, the way Army Materiel Command does business has changed over the years, but the job at its most basic has not. It is still about the needs of every Soldier.

  • Program Executive Offices have Winning Weekend

    Oct 16, 2008

    Praising the acquisition community for Aca,!A"redefining expeditionaryAca,!A? to support the war fighter, Dean Popps, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, kicked off the evening with some words of wisdom and encouragement at the 2008 Army Acquisition Corps annual awards ceremony Oct. 5. Aca,!A"This is a celebration of the successes of the more than 42,000 work force whose responsibilities are to equip and sustain a very capable and respected United States Army,Aca,!A? he said.

  • Soldier-Olympians share tales with Army leaders

    Oct 16, 2008

    Ten Army Olympians visited the nationAca,!a,,cs capital last week to spread the word about SoldiersAca,!a,,c involvement in the Beijing Games and to thank senior military leaders for their support.

  • Airspace Synchronization Team Wins Top Honor

    Oct 16, 2008

    When Jim Kelton was a young captain in the 1980s with the 82nd Airborne Division, it took a long time to review the hundreds of pages from the hard copy Airspace Control Order. One of KeltonAca,!a,,cs tasks was to decipher the airspace volumes that were relevant to the 82nd Airborne in order to create a map of their planned airspace usage that keep Soldiers safe. Now, as assistant product manager of the Tactical Airspace Integration System working in the Program Executive Office for Aviation, Kelton and his TAIS team can be proud of the significant improvements they have done to make the process simpler, quicker, more accurate and most importantly, safer for Soldiers. For providing better situational awareness and a more orderly airspace by making the process automated, seamless and cost effective, the 2008 Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics Award was given Sept. 30 to Team TAIS at the Aerospace Industries AssociationAca,!a,,cs Fall Product Support Conference at Hilton Head, S.C.

  • Another Big Year for Association's Local Chapter

    Oct 16, 2008

    Redstone-Huntsville Chapter is simply the best in the Association of the U.S. Army for the fifth consecutive year. With heads held high as they walked to the stage, the leaders of the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army, proudly accepted the banner for Best Overall Chapter, an unprecedented accomplishment, at the 2008 AUSA annual meeting and exposition in Washington on Oct. 6-8.

  • Premier Medical Group Inducts Soldiers from DCMT

    Oct 16, 2008

    Two Fort Sam Houston Soldiers joined an elite medical fraternity Oct. 9 when they were inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit at the Army Medical Department Museum.

  • Army Combatives Championship draws record field

    Oct 16, 2008

    More than 280 Soldiers from around the Army competed in the fourth annual U.S. Army Combatives Championship Oct. 4-5 at Fort Benning, Ga., with 28 making the finals in seven weight classes.

  • Motorcyclists Show Support To Wounded Warriors

    Oct 16, 2008

    Like a scene in a movie, a seemingly endless trail of motorcycles with leather-clad riders pulled into the circular drive of the Powless Guest House Oct. 9.

  • Fort Sam Spotlights Roles, Contributions of Physician Assistants

    Oct 16, 2008

    Physician assistants from every service gathered at Fort Sam Houston Oct. 9 for a celebration in honor of Physician Assistant Week.

  • WWII "Wildcats" return to Camp Jackson

    Oct 16, 2008

    Here is a story about the 81st Division "Wildcats" annual reunion that took place Oct. 9-12 at the original beginnings of the 81st Division more than 90 years ago. World War II veterans along with several other camapaign veterans toured the new 81st Regional Support Command facility, interacted with basic trainee Soldiers and visited with current Soldiers assigned to the 81st RSC.

  • Community Gets Fired Up At Fire Prevention Week Open House

    Oct 16, 2008

    Fire Prevention Week activities culminated Oct. 11 with an open house at the Fort Sam Houston Fire and Emergency Services. About 300 people attended the six-hour event which showcased fire and police services in a festive atmosphere at the fire station and Leadership Field.

  • Shingo Prize

    Oct 16, 2008

    Six Army Materiel Command programs earn the Shingo Prize.

  • Corps of Engineers: Fort Carson Training

    Oct 16, 2008

    USACE invests $110 million in high-tech training grounds at Fort Carson, Co.

  • Sergeant major volunteers to deploy with son to Iraq

    Oct 16, 2008

    Sgt. Maj. Danny Wood, Indiana Army National Guard, volunteered for his 4th deployment to go with his son, 1st Lt. Andrew Wood to Iraq.

  • Community members pledge support to New Jersey military families

    Oct 16, 2008

    Morris County community leaders joined military representatives from Picatinny and the New Jersey National Guard to pledge their support to uniformed personnel and their families by signing the Army Community Covenant at Morris Knolls High School in Rockaway Oct. 10.

  • Soldiers learn the ropes on Stuttgart's rappel tower

    Oct 16, 2008

    STUTTGART, Germany Aca,!" First timers are reminded to breath Aca,!" inhale and exhale. Then step off. It might appear easy in the field manual, but tough in practice when you consider youAca,!a,,cre now standing 60 feet above ground wearing a seat harness and holding a rope. ItAca,!a,,cs time to step off. Who said this was fun'

  • Monument unveils legend of 'Lost Battalion'

    Oct 16, 2008

    BINARVILLE, France Aca,!" Nine decades have passed since more than 116,000 U.S. Soldiers lost their lives in battle during Word War I, but the people of France have not forgotten and continue to pay homage and honor to these fallen heroes.

  • Soldier on fourth deployment- all in same unit

    Oct 16, 2008

    There are a handful of Soldiers who can say they have served three tours or more in Iraq. Fewer can say they served those tours in the same unit. Sgt. 1st Class Cameron Richardson, of Palm Springs, Fla., has the unique distinction of deploying to Iraq with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division four times: three deployments to Iraq and one to Kosovo in 1999 as part of Task Force Falcon. Following his seven-month long peacekeeping tour in Kosovo, Richardson returned to the brigadeAca,!a,,cs home in Baumholder, Germany. For the next several years, Richardson trained with the Iron Brigade, preparing for their next assignment.

  • Yongsan South Post Chapel gets $900K makeover

    Oct 16, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Yongsan chapel-goers are rejoicing as the decades old South Post Chapel completed phase one of a major renovation last month, and now prepares to finish the makeover by the end of this month.

  • K-Quad DFAC number 1 in Pacific Region

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" If you ask your father what comes to his mind when you say the phrase Aca,!A"Army chow,Aca,!A? he will most likely think about black, tar-like coffee, chipped beef on toast, and other food barely fit for human consumption. However, Aca,!A"this ainAca,!a,,ct your fatherAca,!a,,cs Army anymore.Aca,!A?

  • Absentee voting allows everyone to participate

    Oct 15, 2008

    The 2008 presidential campaign has entered the home stretch as Election Day quickly approaches. Soldiers and family members eligible to vote are being encouraged by the Army to take part in this political process.

  • Domestic abuse includes emotional, financial control

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Domestic abuse occurs when one person in an intimate relationship or marriage tries to dominate and control the other person. Abusers donAca,!a,,ct Aca,!A"play fair.Aca,!A? They use fear, guilt, shame and intimidation to wear you down and gain complete power over you. They may threaten you, hurt you or hurt those around you.

  • Commander's Corner: Blue Star Card program shows appreciation

    Oct 15, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" This monthAca,!a,,cs article highlights one of the many programs available to support spouses and family members of deploying Soldiers. As thousands of families prepare for the many challenges that these deployments bring, the entire garrison team remains committed to taking care of your family members while you are deployed.

  • Korean group donates millions to Fall Festival

    Oct 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" A local private organization donated 50 million Korean Won, about $36,000, Oct. 8 to directly support the 2008 Yongsan Fall Festival.

  • Koreans, Americans celebrate 2008 Yongsan Fall Festival

    Oct 15, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Blue skies, crisp autumn temperatures and a community ready to celebrate combined Saturday to create the biggest event of the year. Yongsan hosted nearly 5,000 visitors to the 2008 Yongsan Fall Festival Oct. 11.

  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Recognizes Army Safety Achievements

    Oct 15, 2008

    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation recently recognized the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center for outstanding contributions toward motorcycle safety. Motorcycle Safety Foundation President Tim Buche said the awards are one way to recognize those Aca,!A"dedicated, hard-working and often unsung championsAca,!A? of rider education and training. Aca,!A"Whether the award recognizes an individual or an organization, behind it all youAca,!a,,cll find people devoted to the common goal of motorcyclist safety,Aca,!A? he said.

  • Redstone Runners Repeat Winners

    Oct 15, 2008

    Perfect weather, perfect race, perfect team. Defending its title in the government agency category, Redstone Team One took first place for the second year in a row in the 24th annual Army Ten-Miler running race in Washington, D.C. Sunday. It was first of 22 government agency teams and seventh of 507 teams overall.

  • Long Knives teach White Sharks basic medical skills

    Oct 15, 2008

    COB ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" The Long Knife Brigade recently completed a basic combat medical class with the Romanian ArmyAca,!a,,cs White Shark Battalion stationed at Contingency Operating Bost Adder.

  • Preventing domestic violence takes center stage

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2008, Col. Matthew Margotta, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, signed the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation, Sept. 22.

  • Vehicle care plan prior to deployment crucial

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" After a long and successful deployment, you finally make it back home to Hawaii. What would be better than a drive out to one of the many beautiful beaches or a trip into Honolulu or Waikiki' You and your buddies dump your deployment bags in the barracks and hop in the car and ... dude, where is the car'

  • 8th HRSC trades desert for beaches

    Oct 15, 2008

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers with the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center (HRSC) traded the sandstorms of Kuwait for the sandy beaches of Hawaii as they returned home, Sept. 26. At the redeployment ceremony, family members and friends welcomed the more than 80 Soldiers who spent the last 14 months at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Military ohana showcase star power

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The reality show craze is in full effect, and people nationwide are yearning for their 15 minutes of fame. Soon after the popular TV reality show Aca,!A"American IdolAca,!A? ended its seventh season, similarly Army HawaiiAca,!a,,cs Aca,!A"Operation Rising StarAca,!A? held its final event to determine the installation's best vocalist.

  • Secretary of the Army Geren - SAPR Training Summit - Alexandria VA

    Oct 15, 2008

    The speech as delivered by the Secretary of the Army, Pete Geren, at the SAPR Training Summit in Alexandria, VA on Sept. 9, 2008.

  • Identity Theft: Army protecting its own in new ways

    Oct 15, 2008

    Identity theft is an issue facing all Americans and Soldiers are not exempt.

  • Wacker takes over responsibilities as 9th MSC's command sergeant major

    Oct 15, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Army ReserveAca,!a,,cs 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) senior enlisted responsibilities changed hands from Command Sgt. Maj. Joven Miranda to Command Sgt. Maj. Forrest Wacker in a ceremony on the 9th MSC Parade Field, here, Sept. 28.

  • Wardle takes charge of Rear Det.

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!"Lt. Col. Randy Wardle assumed duties as the 25th Infantry Division's Rear Detachment commander, Oct. 1. Wardle comes to the position with a wealth of experience in communications, having served as the division's deputy communications officer, the executive officer for the 125th Signal Battalion, G6 for the division, and as the Secretary of General Staff under the commanding general of the 25th Infantry Division.

  • MPs add nonlethal weapons to arsenal

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Soldiers from the 39th Military Police Detachment, 45th Sustainment Brigade, have a new set of nonlethal tools at their disposal.

  • AHFH offers new spouse briefing

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Service members new to Hawaii are benefiting greatly by attending several briefings; however, their spouses normally donAca,!a,,ct attend, even though much of the information at these talks pertains to the entire family.

  • Education Front: Educators, families discuss deployment impact

    Oct 15, 2008

    HONOLULU Aca,!" More than 140 educators and family members gathered at two separate deployment briefings, Sept. 17 and 24, to learn firsthand how deployments affect children and teens in military families. In addition, attendees discovered ways to better support and communicate with those military children, and collected information on available resources should problems arise.

  • AAFES explains pricing

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" While the price of crude oil has increased steadily over the last decade, gasoline prices in Hawaii have been decreasing over the past few weeks.

  • Sustainer laundry specialists bring cheer to Warfighters

    Oct 15, 2008

    Sustainers from the 137th Quartermaster Co., 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, provide much needed services to 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment Soldiers at COP Heider.

  • Baby massage stimulates bonding

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Babies are intuitive. They have a highly developed sense of touch and can often communicate their needs to parents without words.

  • FCS gets full funding in Authorization Act

    Oct 15, 2008

    The availability of future combat systems equipment and testimonials from Soldiers who have used it may be responsible for the full funding for the system provided in the fiscal 2009 budget.

  • Q-West 'Souq' opens dialogue between Sustainers and Iraqi provincial partners

    Oct 15, 2008

    Recently, the 3rd ESC's 16th Sustainment Brigade worked with local Iraqis and other Coalition Forces to open an Iraqi Bazaar or "Souq."

  • CGSC inducts four international officers into Hall of Fame

    Oct 15, 2008

    The Command and General Staff CollegeAca,!a,,cs International Hall of Fame inducted four senior officers Oct. 2 from Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, Romania, and the Netherlands.

  • President recognizes MP for Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 15, 2008

    Lt. Col. Enrique M. Guerra, commander of the 744th Military Police Battalion at Camp Cropper, Iraq, was invited to fly back from theater especially to be recognized by President Bush at the White House Hispanic Heritage Month observance.

  • VCSA Speech to AUSA Resolutions Committee

    Oct 15, 2008

    GEN Peter W. Chiarelli speech to the AUSA Resolutions Committee on 3 October 2008.

  • Teaching military babies to sign

    Oct 15, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Imagine if your baby could let you know when he is hungry or thirsty without doing so by whining or crying. It is possible and it is happening at Department of Defense Child Development Centers as a result of a new program that teaches very young hearing children how to use sign language to communicate their needs.

  • AFRICOM

    Oct 15, 2008

    U.S. Africa Command is officially operational.

  • Combatives

    Oct 15, 2008

    Soldiers compete at the combatives tournament at Fort Benning.

  • 12th PSYOP Battalion Trains for Battle

    Oct 15, 2008

    Soldiers with the 12th Psychological Operations Battalion prepare and train for a five day field exercise at FOB Victory near Fort Dix, New Jersey on September 20th, 2008. The U.S. Army Reserve unit is from Upland, CA and is preparing to deploy to Iraq in November. FOB Victory provides a simulated experience for units deploying to Iraq as part of their pre-deployment training. The 12th POB is part of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne).

  • Dealing with deployment: Spouses help teachers understand life at home

    Oct 15, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - What began as a chat over coffee became a learning opportunity for teachers in the Heidelberg community. Seven women, all who have, or have had husbands deployed or frequently away on temporary duty, shared their experience with a room full of teachers and support staff at Patrick Henry Elementary School Friday, a teacher in-service day. The topic was one that touches most everyone in the community Aca,!" deployments and the effect they have on military children. Between 15-20 percent of students in Heidelberg have a deployed parent at any one time, according to Jim Ruehmling, Heidelberg schools liaison officer.

  • Live-fire training

    Oct 15, 2008

    Fort Lewis Soldiers from the 17th Fires Brigade, fire an M198, 155mm howitzer during a recent combined live-fire exercise at the Yakima Training Center in Washington.

  • Schweinfurt to receive $2 million in upgrades

    Oct 15, 2008

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany Aca,!" Two million dollars. ThatAca,!a,,cs the price tag for an ambitious project Aca,!" scheduled to start late this month Aca,!" to upgrade streets, parking areas and landscaping for U.S. Garrison SchweinfurtAca,!a,,cs Askren Manor housing area.

  • Polk claims office wins award

    Oct 14, 2008

    The Claims Division of the Fort Polk Judge Advocate GeneralAca,!a,,cs office received an award from the Judge Advocate General in Washington, D.C. last week. The 2007 Judge Advocate GeneralAca,!a,,cs Award for Excellence in Claims was given to the Polk office based on compliance with regulatory standards and innovation in providing outstanding claims service. This is the 10th time the Polk office has received the award in the past 11 years, and their ninth consecutive award.

  • Aging Polk barracks receiving millions in renovations

    Oct 14, 2008

    Community members who live and work on the installation know that Fort PolkAca,!a,,cs barracks are aging. Original construction of the buildings in the late Aca,!Eoe70s and early Aca,!Eoe80s was designed for a 50 year lifespan.

  • Lancers train on entry control point operations

    Oct 14, 2008

    National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, Calif. Aca,!" We have all seen a military controlled entry point at various state-side installations; you show an ID card, a guard flashes you a smile and grants you entry to the place Soldiers and their equipment call home.

  • Long Knives, Romanians hit the roads in Iraq

    Oct 14, 2008

    COB ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" A team of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division driving instructors demonstrated how Coalition forces in Iraq are focused on partnership.

  • Long Knife medics exhibit selfless service in Iraq

    Oct 14, 2008

    COB Adder, Iraq Aca,!" A white, four-door vehicle drove up to the Contingency Operating Base Adder Visitor Control Center with Hussein Zabr Qaz riding in the passenger side Oct 1.

  • Thunder Horse Squadron expands operations

    Oct 14, 2008

    DHI QAR, Iraq Aca,!" The 2nd Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division has a mission that stretches across two provinces and 7,200 square kilometers in southern Iraq. Based on the large area of coverage, the Thunder Horse Squadron has moved a company-size unit to Joint Security Station Jenkins, where the unit is co-located with the 2nd Battalion, 40th Iraqi Army Bde.

  • Long Knives celebrate end of Ramadan with Iraqis

    Oct 14, 2008

    COB Adder, Iraq Aca,!" As steaks and sausages sizzled on a steamy grill, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers working at the Contingency Operating Base Adder Visitor Control Center sat with Iraqi translators and workers celebrating the end of Ramadan Oct. 4.

  • Long Knife training team at the edge of transition

    Oct 14, 2008

    AMARAH, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"You are not 4-1 CAV MiTT unlessAca,!A|.Aca,!A? is a phrase used by the 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Military Transition Team to describe the unique experiences they encounter on a daily basis. The phrase describes the unforgettable moments that often occur during close interaction with their Iraqi counterparts.

  • ISF, CF continue success in Dhi Qar, Maysan

    Oct 14, 2008

    COB ADDER, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics units arrested two suspected criminals in Maysan Province and one in Dhi Qar Province Oct. 2 in a series of successful combined operations in southern Iraq.

  • IMCOM senior executives receive Presidential Rank Awards

    Oct 14, 2008

    John Nerger, executive director of the Installation Management Command, and former Executive Director Philip Sakowitz, were recognized for their exceptional contributions with 2008 Presidential Rank Awards announced Oct. 6.

  • 99th RSC activation marks new era for Reserve transformation

    Oct 14, 2008

    "Today marks a major milestone in the mission success of realigning the Army Reserve,Aca,!A? said Maj. Gen. William Monk III, Sept. 20 during the activation ceremony for the 99th Regional Support Command at Fort Dix, N.J.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Astronauts featured in Soldiers Magazine

    Oct 14, 2008

    SMDC/ARSTRAT Astronauts were featured in the October 2008 issue of Soldiers Magazine.

  • Alaska garrison wins Army-Level Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award

    Oct 14, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison Alaska was recognized Oct. 10 for a recycling program that safely and efficiently disposed used brass and turned it into revenue for Soldier and Family programs.

  • Commands garner Shingo, process-improvement awards

    Oct 14, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command claimed six Shingo Prizes in 2008 and other commands received a variety of process-improvement awards at the Pentagon Friday.

  • RDECOM CG recognizes outstanding ARDEC employees

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- The commander of the Research Development and Engineering Command was on site Oct. 3 for briefings and tours of Picatinny facilities and capabilities, as well as to recognize Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center employees for their exceptional work.

  • Community softball season concludes with Stealer victory

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- The Stealers are this yearAca,!a,,cs Picatinny Softball League champions. In early September, the Stealers swept the Ball Busters in the best two-out-of-three final series.

  • Looking back at Picatinny: Charity

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- Once again, it is time for the annual Combined Federal Campaign here at Picatinny and elsewhere. Generosity is not a new phenomenon at Picatinny.

  • Picatinny golf champs

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- The Picatinny Stealers won the 2008 Picatinny Golf League Championship.

  • Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign Kicks Off with Workplace Olympics

    Oct 14, 2008

    Amid relay races and cheering fans, the Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign kicked off the regionAca,!a,,cs 2008 campaign during its Workplace Olympics held in a packed Rock Island Arsenal Fitness Center Oct. 1.

  • Picatinny hosts haunted house Oct. 18, 24, 25

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- PicatinnyAca,!a,,cs annual Haunted House will open its doors to the public for the 2008 Halloween season on Oct. 18, 24 and 25.

  • Federal Executive Board honors 2 Picatinny employees

    Oct 14, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- The Federal Executive Board of Metropolitan Northern New Jersey recognized two Picatinny employees during the organizationAca,!a,,cs annual awards recognition program in West Orange Oct. 2.

  • Army TKO

    Oct 14, 2008

    Soldiers from around the Army competed in Army Combatives tournament at Fort Benning, Ga. earlier this month.

  • Gen. Petraeus visit

    Oct 14, 2008

    Gen. Petraeus speaks at the Association of the U.S. Army conference in Washington, D.C.

  • "Write On!" How one Garmisch teenager spent her vacation

    Oct 14, 2008

    Aca,!A"Write On!Aca,!A? How one Garmisch teenager spent her vacation

  • Iraqi-based Industrial Zone opens two new facilities in Balad

    Oct 11, 2008

    Iraqi government and business leaders recently joined Coalition Forces officials in celebrating the opening of two Iraqi-owned businesses near Joint Base Balad, a strategic logistical hub in Iraq.

  • Hunter Army Airfield Celebrates Fire Prevention Week

    Oct 10, 2008

    Hunter Army Airfield holds Fire prevention week celebration.

  • Station Turns Up Heat to Prevent Home Fires

    Oct 10, 2008

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield holds Fire Week Safety Celebration.

  • Hundreds Compete for Top of the Rock

    Oct 10, 2008

    Hundreds of Soldiers, Family Members participate in 10K, 5K Top of the Rock run.

  • Soldiers greet 600 WWII veterans at memorial

    Oct 10, 2008

    More than 600 veterans from what has been called Aca,!A"the greatest generationAca,!A? visited the World War II Memorial Wednesday and were greeted by a current generation of Soldiers.

  • "New" Newman Fitness Center Serves Stewart Community

    Oct 10, 2008

    More than 6,000 square feet of additional space provides more space to move around at the newly renovated Newman Fitness Center at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • 2/69 Armor Soldiers honored at Fall Fest

    Oct 10, 2008

    2/69 Armor Soldiers honored at Fall Fest.

  • AKO hits 1 billionth log-on, continues enhancements

    Oct 10, 2008

    Last week as Army Knowledge Online had its 1 billionth log-on, staffers were working on improvements such as Wiki and a new mail interface.

  • Soldier Gives Father, Student's Flight Line Tour

    Oct 10, 2008

    CAB gives Father, Student Tour at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Picatinny's ARDEC named Army's top large lab for 2008

    Oct 10, 2008

    The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center here was recognized as the No. 1 large-development laboratory in the Army for 2008 during the Army Acquisition Corps annual awards ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 5.

  • Taking support of troops to new heights

    Oct 10, 2008

    Support the Troops signs are not unusual, but seeing someone holding that message on top of the highest peak in Africa is another story. ThatAca,!a,,cs what Naomi Cheever, who works at the Northwest Adventure Center, did. She stood at the 19,340 foot summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, Aug. 28, holding a Support the Troops flag.

  • Soldiers Share Experience With Students

    Oct 10, 2008

    3rd CAB Soldiers speak to ROTC students at Career Day.

  • Japanese, American Soldiers come together for bilateral exercise

    Oct 10, 2008

    Usually separated by an ocean, they have come together this month at Fort Lewis in pursuit of the same goals. Opening ceremonies were held Tuesday on North Fort Lewis for Rising Warrior 2008, a bilateral training exercise involving Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade, and the 22nd Infantry Regiment of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. Rising Warrior will continue through Oct. 20.

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