Archive: Nov 2008

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  • Fall festival fills families full of fun

    Nov 6, 2008

    A touch of candy and a dab of activities with a sprinkle of special events covered in a religious theme created a recipe for family-friendly fun at the fall festival held Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008 at Fort McPherson, Ga. The Office of the Garrison Chapel-sponsored festival, Slime Time, was the 19th annual event of its kind hosted by the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem chapels. This year, the theme tied back into the summerAca,!a,,cs vacation bible school program, Power Hour.

  • Picatinny community graduates first emergency response team

    Nov 6, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" Twenty-five Picatinny employees from various organizations graduated as members of the first volunteer community emergency response team during a ceremony at the installation Oct. 24.

  • Blue Star Card helps make deployment bearable

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" ItAca,!a,,cs the last week of the month, and for many Army spouses, itAca,!a,,cs time to celebrate. Another month of deployment is completed, and Darlene Marshall, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR), Blue Star Card Program coordinator, warmly greets spouses as they arrive at the Nehelani Club for the Aca,!A"Big R: Countdown to Redeployment Party.Aca,!A?

  • AFC a strong commitment to Soldiers and families

    Nov 6, 2008

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii Aca,!" One year ago, Gen. Richard Cody, then Army Vice Chief of Staff, signed the Army Family Covenant here in Hawaii, pledging a stronger commitment to Army families.

  • FMWR brings Army Family Covenant to families

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" The Army Family Covenant has provided all Army installations the opportunity to increase the quality of life of Soldiers and families through increased funding and programming.

  • USARCENT conducts planning conference in Atlanta

    Nov 6, 2008

    Representatives from 14 countries in U.S. Army CentralAca,!a,,cs (USARCENT) area of operations came together Oct. 27 through 31 in Atlanta for a Concept Development Conference (CDC). The CDC is designed for delegates to plan the Land Forces Symposium (LFS) scheduled for April 2009 in Kenya, Africa.

  • Rutgers ROTC paints Picatinny, cadets use installation's paintball facility for tactical traini

    Nov 6, 2008

    Cadets from the Rutgers Reserve Officer Training Corps traveled to Picatinny Arsenal to utilize the installion's paintball course for tactical training purposes Oct. 24.

  • FMWR focused on improving quality of life

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" Even before the words Aca,!A"Army Family CovenantAca,!A? (AFC) were a part of everyday conversations in Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) offices, the idea of bringing an increased quality of life to Soldiers and family members was a part of our everyday culture.

  • ACS continues efforts to aid family members with new hires

    Nov 6, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" With the signing of the Army Family Covenant (AFC) last November, Soldiers and family members have seen increased benefits and programs over the past year.

  • 184th Ordnance Battalion comes home

    Nov 6, 2008

    Although trained to diffuse bombs, the eruption of emotions from their Family and friends was one explosion returning Soldiers from the 184th Ordnance Battalion didnAca,!a,,ct want to prevent. The 28 Soldiers of the 52nd Ordnance Group returned to Fort Gillem Tuesday after a 15-month tour of duty in Iraq.

  • U.S. and NATO allies train on combat air power

    Nov 6, 2008

    High above the Joint Multinational Readiness Center aviators play a vital role in training U.S. and NATO allies by giving them a glimpse of the air power capabilities that are only a call away.

  • Hohenfels community observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Nov 6, 2008

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Dinah F.B. Cohen, director of the Department of DefenseAca,!a,,cs Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program, was the featured speaker at the U.S. Army Garrison HohenfelsAca,!a,,c commemoration of OctoberAca,!a,,cs National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The program was held at the JMRC Headquarters and featured nearly 100 local military and civilian leaders in attendance.

  • Guardsmen, Sustainers deliver desks to Iraqi school

    Nov 6, 2008

    Indiana and Washington guardsmen from contingency operating base Q-West brought desks, chairs and school supplies to the Zalila Elementary School on Wednesday.

  • Fort Sill CG challenges area youth to get fit

    Nov 6, 2008

    The Fort Sill commanding general has challenged area youth to get fit and stay fit and is sponsoring a walk to kick off the campaign.

  • Wounded Soldier happy with Sill WTU

    Nov 6, 2008

    A Soldier talks about his combat injuries and life in Fort Sll's WTU.

  • Sustainers deliver new desks to school in Muthanna

    Nov 6, 2008

    Sustainers from the 7th Sustainment Brigade delivered over a hundred refurbished school desks to the newly built Al-Fadhliya secondary school Tuesday, as hundreds of Iraqi junior-high aged girls waited patiently outside.

  • Surgeon glad to provide comfort to female patients

    Nov 6, 2008

    Maj. Farah Husain guesses she treated at least nine men for every female patient while deployed to Iraq in 2007. Still, the surgeon knows what a difference she made for those women.

  • West Point women invited to heart health awareness event

    Nov 6, 2008

    West Point women invited to heart health awareness event story and photo

  • West Point FMWR makes Halloween an event

    Nov 6, 2008

    West Point FMWR makes Halloween an event story and photo

  • Fort McCoy Community Activity Center adds computers, TVs

    Nov 6, 2008

    Fine-tuning of electronic offerings, including new computers, as well as other amenities available at the Fort McCoy Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000, will make it one of the more-desirable places on post to pursue recreational activities.

  • Make a movie - save a life

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the launch of a peer-to-peer video competition, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center hopes to harness the power of peer influence to help prevent accidents and save lives.

  • Last Remaining VX Nerve Agent Eliminated at UMCDF

    Nov 6, 2008

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency announced the safe destruction yesterday of the last VX nerve agent-filled M23 landmine in the Umatilla Chemical Depot (UMCD) stockpile in Oregon, marking the end of all VX-filled munitions stored at the site. The last landmine was destroyed at the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (UMCDF) on Nov. 5, 2008...

  • Fort McCoy workshop helps job seekers develop skills

    Nov 6, 2008

    Prospective employees should become knowledgeable and develop a strategy to ensure they achieve their goals according to a recent job-search workshop held at Fort McCoy.

  • Dwell time

    Nov 6, 2008

    Gen. George Casey talks about increasing dwell time for Soldiers deployed.

  • November is Warrior Care Month

    Nov 6, 2008

    The Secretary of Defense Robert F. Gates announced that November is Warrior Care Month today. Warrior Care Month is a DoD wide effort aimed at increasing awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and those who care about them.

  • Archeologists use GPS to preserve history

    Nov 6, 2008

    Archaeologists use technology to map the past.

  • Vet Tech Instructor Recognized For Excellence

    Nov 6, 2008

    Aca,!A"Vibrant.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"Interesting.Aca,!A? Aca,!A"Understandable.Aca,!A? With descriptions like these about him from his students, itAca,!a,,cs easy to see why Staff Sgt. Chris Rose was selected as the Instructor of the Year for the Army Medical Department Center and School, Academy of Health Sciences.

  • New Annex Home for Recovering Marines

    Nov 6, 2008

    A ground breaking ceremony held Oct. 28 next to the Marine and Navy Reserve Center officially began the construction of a new 5,000 square-foot annex for wounded Marines.

  • Fort Sam Scores Big at Army Festival of Performing Arts

    Nov 6, 2008

    Twenty Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Programs and six theatre companies Army-wide participated in the 2008 U.S. Army Festival of the Performing Arts Competition and the winners were announced at its Baltimore convention in Maryland.

  • Army Nurse Corps reveals new coin, theme

    Nov 6, 2008

    The Army Nurse Corps used its first-ever Campaign Planning Conference to unveil the Chief of the U.S. Army Nurse CorpsAca,!a,,c new challenge coin and theme, Aca,!A"Embrace the Past, Engage the Present and Envision the Future.Aca,!A? The conference was held Oct. 27 through 30 in downtown San Antonio.

  • Armed Forces Inaugural Committee ramping up

    Nov 6, 2008

    With the presidential election now over, the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee is ramping up to support the upcoming transition of commanders-in-chief.

  • Capt. Sam Kieffer, a member of the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee

    Nov 6, 2008

    Capt. Sam Kieffer, a member of the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee

  • Checkpoint chat

    Nov 6, 2008

    A Soldier chats with a member of the Sons of Iraq, a citizen security group, at a security checkpoint in the Doura community of southern Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 29, 2008. The Soldier is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, 1st Brigade Combat Team.

  • Michael Jordan teams up with National Guard

    Nov 6, 2008

    Basketball legend and avid motorcyclist Michael Jordan is the latest high-profile celebrity to team up with the National Guard.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day offers variety of services for former servicemembers, families

    Nov 6, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Nov. 5, 2008) -- U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Wuerttemberg has scheduled a Retiree Appreciation Day at the Patrick Henry Village Pavilion here, Nov. 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of services will be available to retired servicemembers and their families during the event. The Heidelberg Health Center will have staff members available from several of its clinics and divisions, including audiology, optometry, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery, orthopedics, internal medicine, family practice, occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy services, social work services, wellness, patient administration, clinical operations and nutrition care. Some of those health center departments will offer medical screenings during the day's events, while others will provide information and help set up appointments.

  • 5th Signal Command hosts 'summit' to discuss future of signal projects and operations

    Nov 6, 2008

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- 5th Signal Command hosted a Aca,!A"signal summitAca,!A? to Aca,!A"discuss the current state of the ArmyAca,!a,,cs global military signal operations and future endeavors and projects to build a global network enterprise that enables every warfighter to accomplish the mission.

  • Army captain's recovery delivers perspective, contentment

    Jul 26, 2011

    MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 1, 2008 -- Spend the day with Army Capt. D.J. Skelton and you may just get a little jealous. Skelton lives near the beach in northern California and spends his off-duty time camping, rock climbing and learning to surf. His sunrise runs take him five miles along the beautiful coastline here. He speaks fluent traditional Chinese and, at 30, Skelton is a company commander with a promising future that includes graduate school and a tour in China as a foreign area officer.

  • Soldiers of Alpha Company, 205th give the "Mighty Mo" a good Army cleaning

    Nov 5, 2008

    Alpha Company, 205th Military Intelligence Battalion, 500th MI Brigade volunteered their time to clean-up the USS Missouri, Oct. 24.

  • Army selects Yongsan as 2009 ACOE finalist

    Nov 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Army officials announced top contenders in a competition to recognize excellence in installation management last month. U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan is one of seven finalists in the 2009 Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Platoon Sergeants Lead from Front in Competition

    Nov 5, 2008

    In the early morning of Oct. 23, four platoon sergeants, dressed in their Class As, stood quietly, waiting outside a conference room. They looked each other over, corrected any uniform malfunctions and spoke about the previous dayAca,!a,,cs events. They laughed, nervously, as they discussed possible questions which might be fired at them. The door to the conference room opened. It was the first platoon sergeantAca,!a,,cs turn to go inside and face the board of sergeants major. The other three men wished him Aca,!A"good luckAca,!A? as he prepared to enter the room. Little did they know, everything they had been working so hard for, every part of their weekAca,!a,,cs worth of competition, would be decided right here, right now.

  • Non-Line of Sight Testing Helps Counter Small Boat Threat

    Nov 5, 2008

    The NavyAca,!a,,cs Littoral Combat Ship is a versatile platform capable of a range of missions in the littorals (coastline areas). One such mission is to successfully engage hostile Fast In-Shore Attack Craft. The shipboard fielding of the Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System will form a large part of the NavyAca,!a,,cs counter-FIAC mission. NLOS-LS is a joint Army/Navy developed system that comprises 15 Precision Attack Missiles vertically launched from a Container Launch Unit. The shipboard application of NLOS-LS will consist of 4 integrated CLUs (totaling 60 missiles) installed into a LCS Mission Module, with up to 3 NLOS-LS Mission Modules per ship. To optimize the missileAca,!a,,cs targeting electronics for all potential target sets, sea-based as well as ground-based NLOS-LS testing is conducted. In August, Navy Research and Development Test Teams (with Army support) successfully conducted Captive Flight Test N1B in the waters off of Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle.

  • Non-Line of Sight Testing Helps Counter Small Boat Threat

    Nov 5, 2008

    The NavyAca,!a,,cs Littoral Combat Ship is a versatile platform capable of a range of missions in the littorals (coastline areas). One such mission is to successfully engage hostile Fast In-Shore Attack Craft. The shipboard fielding of the Non-Line-of-Sight Launch System will form a large part of the NavyAca,!a,,cs counter-FIAC mission. NLOS-LS is a joint Army/Navy developed system that comprises 15 Precision Attack Missiles vertically launched from a Container Launch Unit. The shipboard application of NLOS-LS will consist of 4 integrated CLUs (totaling 60 missiles) installed into a LCS Mission Module, with up to 3 NLOS-LS Mission Modules per ship. To optimize the missileAca,!a,,cs targeting electronics for all potential target sets, sea-based as well as ground-based NLOS-LS testing is conducted. In August, Navy Research and Development Test Teams (with Army support) successfully conducted Captive Flight Test N1B in the waters off of Eglin Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle.

  • Public Affairs Specialist Proves her Mettle in Martial Arts

    Nov 5, 2008

    People who have met SMDC public affairs specialist Dottie White and who donAca,!a,,ct know much else about her also donAca,!a,,ct have a clue about her warrior side. Her quiet demeanor and glowing, fair-haired youthful appearance give the impression that she wouldnAca,!a,,ct hurt a living insect much less a human being. However, people who have competed with Dottie in martial arts have a clear understanding of her fierce, warrior side. Dottie is an 11-time world champion in womenAca,!a,,cs black belt martial arts fighting. She is also the 2008 world champion, ages 30 and above, in the womenAca,!a,,cs black belt weapons category and the 2008 world champion, ages 30 and above, in the womenAca,!a,,cs black belt fighting category.

  • Public Affairs Specialist Proves her Mettle in Martial Arts

    Nov 5, 2008

    People who have met SMDC public affairs specialist Dottie White and who donAca,!a,,ct know much else about her also donAca,!a,,ct have a clue about her warrior side. Her quiet demeanor and glowing, fair-haired youthful appearance give the impression that she wouldnAca,!a,,ct hurt a living insect much less a human being. However, people who have competed with Dottie in martial arts have a clear understanding of her fierce, warrior side. Dottie is an 11-time world champion in womenAca,!a,,cs black belt martial arts fighting. She is also the 2008 world champion, ages 30 and above, in the womenAca,!a,,cs black belt weapons category and the 2008 world champion, ages 30 and above, in the womenAca,!a,,cs black belt fighting category.

  • Standing up for Army Values despite war injury

    Nov 5, 2008

    At 5 feet 9 inches tall, Jeffrey Adams stands up every day for the Army values although he now makes his stand on only one good leg.

  • Garrison wishes BOSS 'Happy Birthday'

    Nov 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Soldiers recently celebrated the 19th anniversary of an Army program designed to make life better for single and unaccompanied troops.

  • Community Waves Red, White, Blue

    Nov 5, 2008

    What do the Curvy Red Hatters of Hazel Green, tube-launched, an optically-tracked, wire-guided (TOW) Carrier and its mounted TOW II missile, Rocket Taekwondo, U.S. Submarine Veterans, Huntsville Havoc and Rolling Hills Academic Dancing Divas all have in common' They are among the 120 and counting entries that will appear in Huntsville's annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11 beginning at 11 a.m. in downtown. They will be marching down streets lined by hundreds of patriotic Americans who will be cheering, waving flags, celebrating and honoring the nation, its military and its servicemembers under the event's theme - "Courage, Sacrifice, and Duty." "This is a heck of an event," said retired Brig. Gen. Bob Drolet, who oversees the city's Veterans Day committee. "Isn't it amazing what has happened ...

  • Warrior Care Month Letter - CJCS Admiral Mike Mullen

    Nov 5, 2008

    A signed letter from Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • Guard officer returns to Soldier Show

    Nov 5, 2008

    For many Soldiers, performing in the U.S. Army Soldier Show is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For Maj. Elaine Gullotta, the Soldier Show has been a chance to be a part of many once-in-a-lifetime and first-ever moments.

  • 'Support the Strong' this holiday season

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker launched it's 'Support the Strong' campaign today, focusing on post donation-supported charities.

  • Rucker community teams to prepare Families

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Rucker prepares Families for natural and manmade disasters.

  • Warrior Care Month Slideshow - 2 - Recovery

    Nov 5, 2008

    A Warrior Care Month slideshow - #2

  • Virtual Promotion

    Nov 5, 2008

    The 1st Space Battalion has taken the 21st Century approach of conducting a traditional promotion board via video teleconferencing (VTC.) A VTC promotion board, conducted for the first time in the newly outfitted 1st Space Battalion Conference Room at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Operations building on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., took place during the afternoon of Oct. 24.

  • Honoring our World War II veterans

    Nov 5, 2008

    Honor Flight Michigan is a group of dedicated volunteers that arrange two flights a week to take World War Two veterans to the District of Columbia to see their memorial. Two types of people go on these flights; World War Two veterans and volunteer "guardians" who spend the day as escorts and assisting the veterans. The cost to the veteran is absolutely nothing, the staff that arranges these flights are not paid, and it is a non-profit organization...

  • Combat vet commands European Combat Training Center

    Nov 5, 2008

    The new commander of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center wants the center to be Aca,!A"a learning organizationAca,!A? as it strives to meet the needs of the units it supports. Col. Charles A. Preysler assumed command of the JMRC during an early morning ceremony at the JMRC gymnasium on Oct. 21.

  • Artist brings color to Garmisch Library

    Nov 5, 2008

    GARMISCH, Germany Aca,!" The U.S. Army Garrison Garmisch Library staff celebrated the completion of artist Peter BrownAca,!a,,cs mural in the buildingAca,!a,,cs Teen Corner by inviting community youth over Oct. 24 for a Aca,!A"Meet the MuralistAca,!A? afternoon session of questions and answers.

  • Mosquito Coast

    Nov 5, 2008

    Joint efforts in Central America region are supporting stability and prosperity.

  • Corps waives rec-area fees for vets on Veterans Day

    Nov 5, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that it will waive all day-use fees for veterans, servicemembers and their families at its recreation areas nationwide on Nov. 11.

  • PT

    Nov 5, 2008

    Fort Bliss, Texas, Soldiers improve their PT routine for injury prevention.

  • Life after career-ending injury: Former Soldier finds hope through Veterans Employment Opportunity A

    Nov 5, 2008

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - As a supply clerk, then Spc. Christina Harvey, couldnAca,!a,,ct have forseen the path her career would take after falling down a set of stairs while carrying unit supplies in September 2006. After two years, Harvey found herself medically discharged from the Army and without a job, but less than two weeks later, she was back on the government payroll.

  • Rocker entertains Baumholder audience

    Nov 5, 2008

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany Aca,!" Scott Stapp, former lead singer of the rock band Creed, performed for Soldiers of U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder, calling them Aca,!A"the cream of the crop.Aca,!A?

  • Europeans near military bases take interest in U.S. elections

    Nov 5, 2008

    MONS, Belgium -- In a country that is politically divided itself, Belgians gathered Tuesday night to look past their own squabbles and focus on politics in a country 3,800 miles away Aca,!" The United States of America.

  • Warrior Care Month

    Nov 5, 2008

    "Warrior Care Month" is a month-long, DOD-wide effort designed to educate the military and to increase awareness of DODAca,!a,,cs Warrior Care programs and resources.

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot welcomes visitors

    Nov 5, 2008

    Professional staff members from the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) visited Tobyhanna on Oct. 16 for briefings and discussions on a variety of topics, including workload, Reset, military construction and capital investment programs.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna -- The Maintenance Operations Division

    Nov 5, 2008

    The Maintenance Operations DivisionAca,!a,,cs 46 personnel provide sustainment and depot-level support for standard and non-standard medical materiel to Army, Army Reserve, National Guard, and authorized Department of Defense activities and other federal agencies. The division performs audiometer calibration, repairs optical and field laboratory equipment, rebuilds dental hand pieces, and participates in the Military Entrance and Processing StationAca,!a,,cs Direct Exchange and X-ray Acceptance/Picture Archiving and Communication System programs. U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Resets medical equipment at depot-level repair shops. The program includes overhauling, rebuilding and recapitalizing medical equipment. All equipment is Reset to original equipment manufacturer and national maintenance standards. Tobyhanna Army Depot is the largest full-service Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) maintenance and logistics support facility in the Department of Defense. Employees repair, overhaul and fabricate electronics systems and components, from tactical field radios to the ground terminals for the defense satellite communications network. TobyhannaAca,!a,,cs missions support all branches of the Armed Forces. The depot is the Army Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for Communications-Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control Systems and the Air Force Technology Repair Center for ground communications and electronics. About 5,700 personnel are employed at Tobyhanna, which is located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Tobyhanna Army Depot is part of the U.S. Army CECOM Life Cycle Management Command. Headquartered at Fort Monmouth, N.J., the commandAca,!a,,cs mission is to research, develop, acquire, field and sustain communications, command, control, computer, intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors capabilities for the Armed Forces.

  • CEER-T repairs night vision goggles, earns accolades

    Nov 5, 2008

    Tobyhanna technicians earned accolades for repairing thousands of night vision goggles during a five-week, temporary-duty assignment (TDY) to Fort Lewis, Wash.

  • Quality passes test in new tailor-made facility

    Nov 5, 2008

    A facility tailor-made for quality assurance (QA) specialists to perform first article testing recently opened for business here.

  • Employees overhaul, sustain radar unit

    Nov 5, 2008

    Employees at Tobyhanna Army Depot continue to look for ways to improve and sustain the AN/MPN-14K Landing Control Center overhaul process.

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates

    Nov 5, 2008

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates

  • Air Assault

    Nov 5, 2008

    Soldiers from Company A, 101st Division Special Troop Battalion, prepare to board a Chinook for an air assault mission Nov. 1, 2008 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.

  • Troops in Iraq become U.S. citizens on election day

    Nov 5, 2008

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" On a day when Americans exercised their right to vote, 186 servicemembers deployed across Iraq became U.S. citizens today at Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory here.

  • Wiesbaden force protection exercise tests garrison readiness

    Nov 5, 2008

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" During U.S. Army Garrison WiesbadenAca,!a,,cs force protection exercise, members of the Emergency Operations Center were faced with various scenarios: an airfield explosion, a fuel spill and a beating death at the main train station.

  • Halloween brings ghosts, goblins, good neighbors

    Nov 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Halloween at Yongsan Garrison gave families a night dedicated to trick-or-treaters prowling the streets for candy.

  • Red Ribbon Week sends positive message

    Nov 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" Aca,!A"Step it up. A call to action!Aca,!A? is the theme of the National Red Ribbon Week celebrated by the Yongsan community Oct. 20-24.

  • Garrison commanders talks substance abuse

    Nov 5, 2008

    <strong>YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea</strong> Aca,!" Hundreds of Seoul American High School students gathered at the school auditorium Oct. 29.

  • Commander's Corner: Community of Sharing

    Nov 5, 2008

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea Aca,!" The holiday season is rapidly approaching. This is the time when we can show our community spirit and help out Yongsan Families in need. The Community of Sharing Program is all about helping and sharing with others.

  • Garrison meets with Hannam Village residents

    Nov 5, 2008

    HANNAM VILLAGE, Republic of Korea Aca,!" About 20 Hannam Village residents gathered at 6 p.m. Nov. 4 for a town hall meeting. Hannam Village is a leased housing area for junior enlisted Soldiers and officers located a couple of miles from Yongsan Garrison in Seoul.

  • Tackling barriers by giving back

    Nov 4, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Angel Acevedo, a Milwaukee recruiter, volunteered to coach the varsity linemen at a hard-to-penetrate school. Acevedo wanted to give back to the school that had given him so much as well as break the barriers that limit his access to the students on campus.

  • Warriors Corner Briefing

    Nov 4, 2008

    The Warriors Corner Briefing presented by Army South Deputy Commander for Operations, Col. Michael Feil, Oct. 8, at the 2008 AUSA Annual Meeting.

  • USAREC Leaders Conference - Keynote Address - Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Nov 4, 2008

    USAREC Leaders Conference Keynote Address (3,512 words) San Antonio, TX 28 Oct 08 As delivered

  • Alpha Company's Ultimate Fighters

    Nov 4, 2008

    The 4th Annual All-Army Combatives Tournament was held at Fort Benning, Ga., Oct. 3 Aca,!" 5, and the first ever Fort Detrick combatives team was there to represent.

  • New commander takes charge of Army South HHC

    Nov 4, 2008

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Oct. 31, 2008) Aca,!" Capt. William J. Brickner, Jr., who last served as the communications plans officer for U.S. Army South, took command Oct. 24 of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, U.S. Army South.

  • Vote online for the top military singing talent in Operation Rising Star

    Nov 4, 2008

    Twelve Operation Rising Star semifinalists will take the stage Nov. 12-14 to compete for bragging rights as the militaryAca,!a,,cs best singing talent. The public is invited to participate in the final rounds of competition taking place at the Wallace Theater on Fort Belvoir, Va., by joining the live audience at the theater or voting online.

  • Retired Maj. Gen. shares experience with 15th SB officers

    Nov 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Retired Maj. Gen. Robert Shadley was a special guest speaker at the 15th Sustainment BrigadeAca,!a,,cs latest Officer Professional Development class at the Community Events Center here, October 31.

  • Red River Army Depot, BAE Systems partner to reset 200 FMTVs

    Nov 4, 2008

    HOUSTON, Texas - Employees at TACOM Life Cycle Management Command's Red River Army Depot in partnership with BAE Systems began work Oct. 27 to reset the first of 200 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles.

  • New Army office focuses on energy diversity, security

    Nov 4, 2008

    The Army recently established the Energy and Partnership Office to not only conserve energy, but also to reduce the ArmyAca,!a,,cs dependence on the civilian power grid.

  • Sustainment Soldiers return home from 15 months in Iraq

    Nov 4, 2008

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The faces of about 200 Soldiers from the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) changed rapidly from weary and tired from days of travel to upbeat and excited as they walked through the doors of the Kieschnick Physical Fitness Center here Nov. 3.

  • Picatinny receives a visit from outer space

    Nov 4, 2008

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. Aca,!" Dr. Garrett E. Reisman, a New Jersey native and astronaut with NASA visited the installation Oct. 30., to describe his recent experiences in space. Leaving on space shuttle Endeavour on March 11, Reisman returned to Earth via the space shuttle Discovery on June 14.

  • 82nd Abn. Div. snipers place 2nd in International Sniper Competition

    Nov 4, 2008

    The Sniper Team from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, placed 2nd in the service class of the International Sniper Competition that took place at Fort Benning, Ga., from Oct. 14-23.

  • Strike force trains recruiters, enlists applicants

    Nov 4, 2008

    A team comprised of the 1st Recruiting Brigade Mobile Recruiter Training Team and 22 company operation trainers successfully enlisted 80 applicants during Operation Strike Force Victory, a program continuing to provide results long after its end.

  • Family Action Plan

    Nov 4, 2008

    U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Commander talks to Army Family members.

  • iPods

    Nov 4, 2008

    Beware of headphones that may be damaging to your ears.

  • USAG Grafenwoehr helps redeploying Soldiers reintegrate

    Nov 4, 2008

    VILSECK, Germany Aca,!" Months of preparation go into a unitAca,!a,,cs deployment, and the same can be said of its deployment back home.

  • Staff Sgt. Herbert Smitley, a mechanized infantry platoon sergeant with 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Re

    Nov 4, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Herbert Smitley, a mechanized infantry platoon sergeant with 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, who is also winding up a 15-month tour in Iraq

  • Checkpoint check

    Nov 4, 2008

    Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey, of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, from Palmer, Penn., stops by a checkpoint in the city of Baghdad on Oct. 30, 2008. The Soldiers like to check up on the Iraqi Army post to see if they need supplies or equipment.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers return from deployment to tackle reintegration

    Nov 4, 2008

    VILSECK, Germany (Nov. 4, 2008) -- Months of preparation go into a unitAca,!a,,cs deployment, and the same can be said of its deployment back home. With about 4,000 Soldiers of U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment currently returning here from deployment, the Aca,!A"DragoonsAca,!A? have been easing back into the community while being saluted at welcome home celebrations and digging into a seven-day reintegration program. It took four months of planning to put that reintegration program in place for 2nd SCR Soldiers, Vilseck officials said.

  • State Partnership for Peace units pair up for deployment

    Nov 4, 2008

    A task force of Latvian soldiers supplemented by members of the Michigan Army National Guard Aca,!" debuted their efforts as a combined unit during Operational Mentor and Liaison Team training in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Postal service sets holiday mailing guidelines

    Nov 4, 2008

    As the holidays approach and military families start thinking about what theyAca,!a,,cre going to send loved ones serving overseas, there are a few dates to keep in mind.

  • 'Quiet Professionals' continue key role in terror war

    Nov 4, 2008

    TheyAca,!a,,cre called Aca,!A"the quiet professionalsAca,!A? Aca,!" the elite force that navigated the Afghan mountains on horseback in the opening days of the terror war, and which Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates expects to remain in Iraq and Afghanistan long after conventional forces draw down.

  • Wounded warrior receives Purple Heart

    Nov 4, 2008

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii Aca,!" A member of the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment received a Purple Heart at a ceremony here, Oct. 24. Sgt. Mark Yarbrough received the award for wounds he sustained when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near his vehicle while on patrol in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, June 17.

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