Archive: Oct 2009

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  • Forts Mcpherson/Gillem celebrate Hispanic American contributions

    Oct 9, 2009

  • Agribusiness teams help Afghan farmers find simple solutions

    Oct 9, 2009

    The National Guard's Agribusiness Development Teams are promoting sustainable farming practices in Afghanistan and are an innovative way for Guard members to use civilian-acquired skills in the region.

  • Guard retires UH-1 Huey after 50 years of service

    Oct 9, 2009

    The UH-1 Iroquois helicopter was officially retired in a ceremony held Oct. 2 by the Army National Guard, ending a service life of more than 50 years to the Army and close to 40 years in the Army Guard.

  • Training area expands preparing the joint, NATO force

    Oct 9, 2009

    CHIEVRES, Belgium-Military missions in Iraq and Afghanistan are at a shifting point. The number of boots on the ground in Iraq is decreasing, while the needed force strength in Afghanistan is under review. As the operations evolve, so do the methods of training troops.

  • Kankakee, Bradley and Bourbonnais, IL Community Covenant Ceremony

    Oct 9, 2009

    Kankakee, Bradley and Bourbonnais, IL Community Covenant Ceremony signed on October 3, 2009.

  • Tampa, FL Community Covenant Ceremony

    Oct 9, 2009

    Tampa, FL Community Covenant signing held on September 26, 2009.

  • Climbing to new heights

    Oct 9, 2009

    Pfc. Roberto Alvarado scales a signal tower to realign an antenna for the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Marez in Mosul, Iraq, Oct. 3, 2009. Alvarado is assigned to the 1st Calvary Division's, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Special Troops Battalion.

  • 'Tuscan Sun' exercise tests Italian, American emergency response

    Oct 9, 2009

    It was just another quiet and warm October morning with Italian and American personnel arriving at their workplace and students beginning their lessons when at 8:15 a.m. a vehicle exploded in the Commissary parking lot. Fortunately, this was part of the Camp Darby annual force protection exercise. But, unlike previous year's exercises, this one was in conjunction with the local Italian civil defense exercise.

  • 1st AD makes first aid realistic

    Oct 9, 2009

    1st AD makes first aid realistic

  • Fort Ord BRAC conducts a successful Prescribed Burn

    Oct 8, 2009

    Over 250 acres of vegetation were cleared Oct. 6 and 7 at Burn Unit 14 during a prescribed burn on the old impact area at the Former Fort Ord. The purpose of the fire was to clear vegetation so it will be safe for cleanup workers to remove unexploded munitions and explosives left over from when Fort Ord was an Army training center.

  • Corps works with federal, state agencies to reduce Sacramento flood risk

    Oct 8, 2009

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation team up to reduce risk of a catastrophic flood in the Sacramento region. The combined effort looks to not only reduce the risk, but the time necessary to complete the project, aiming to provide Sacramento with near 200-year level flood protection by 2016.

  • Fort Benning students place in statewide art contest

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - A dancing peanut in a blue birthday hat won first place in the fifth-grade category at the Plains, Peanuts and a President art contest. The dancing peanut, drawn on postcard-sized paper by Morris R. McBride Elementary School student Michael Lewis, earned the 10-year-old a medal and a handshake from former President Jimmy Carter at the annual Plains Peanuts Festival Parade Sept. 26.

  • Benning Soldiers compete in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Fort Benning Soldiers and civilians, along with nearly 30,000 other runners, competed in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington Sunday. The post's Army Ten-Miler team placed 17th overall and fifth in the men's active-duty division.

  • Spyder Monkeys edge Roos in MCCC Mega Bowl

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - After going undefeated during a three-month season with an 8-0 record, the Spyder Monkeys took the Maneuver Captains Career Course Mega Bowl 5.0 title, bragging rights and a trophy after defeating the Roos 11-10 in an ultimate football game Saturday at French Field.

  • First Navy Jack is Raised at CIDD Monterey

    Oct 8, 2009

    On September 17 the Center for Information Dominance Detachment Monterey (CIDDM) raised the First Navy Jack on the flagpole adjacent to the Navy detachment headquarters for the first time at the Presidio of Monterey. This gesture signifies the CIDDM's dedication to assisting the preparation of Sailors for possible shipboard life by creating an atmosphere that is in keeping with the Navy Fleet. Navy ships were instructed in 2002 to fly the First Navy Jack upon their bows for the duration of the War on Terrorism as a "temporary substitute" of the Union Jack

  • Post officials plan 'absolutely gorgeous' hospital

    Oct 8, 2009

    Fort BenningAca,!a,,cs new $333 million hospital will be an architectural icon that incorporates the latest technological advances in medical facilities and equipment and elevates the quality of life for Soldiers, veterans and their families, the projectAca,!a,,cs resident engineer said.

  • 3rd HBCT headed to Iraq a fourth time

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - On the eve of a fourth deployment to Iraq in seven years, the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team cased its colors Wednesday at Kelley Hill's Sledgehammer Field.

  • 6th RTB put to test in mass-casualty exercise

    Oct 8, 2009

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Four consecutive horrific "accidents" left bloody bodies of 6th Ranger Training Battalion Soldiers strewn all over the Eglin ranges Oct 1.

  • Fort Benning starts AWANA program

    Oct 8, 2009

    Fort Benning kicked off its first night of AWANA Sept. 30 at the School Age Services Center, welcoming more than 50 volunteers and 115 children.

  • MREs no longer contain 'mystery meat' of past

    Oct 8, 2009

    DoD's Combat Feeding Directorate set up an elaborate display with interactive activities on the floor of the AUSA Annual Meeting and Symposium, including a place for Soldiers to taste-test new ration items

  • Visiting Maj. Gen. reenlists POM sailor.

    Oct 8, 2009

    Fort Leonard Wood Commander Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin steps off the beaten path by presiding over the reenlistment ceremony of Petty Officer 2nd Class Caroline Wilkerson, a sailor from the Center for Information Dominance Detachment, Monterey.

  • Extreme sports help combat veterans cope

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - With specks of paint dotting the side of his face, SPC David Tuiteleleapaga could do nothing but laugh when he was the first Soldier eliminated during a second round of paintball Sept. 29 with troops from the 988th Military Police Company. A few minutes later, the rest of Tuiteleleapaga's team was defeated and they marched out of the woods at Fort Benning's Woodlands Paintball Area covered in orange and purple paint. Despite losing for the second time in a row against the red team, the yellow team was all smiles.

  • Express Rocks the Dining Facilty at Presidio

    Oct 8, 2009

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY - The Army Variety Band, USA Express, played for Defense Language Institute Students and Staff at Belas Dinning Facility during the lunchtime meal on Oct. 6. The show was a precursor to the evening performance held at Hayes Park, located within the Ord Military Community. USA Express tours around the world to entertain military members of all five branches of service.

  • Soldier Show brings Army family together

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Fall activities are ripe for the picking at Marengo Creek Farms.

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Through Oct. 31 visitors can pick out their future jack-o'-lanterns and pies at the pumpkin patch and check out the assortment of farm animals at Marengo's working sheep farm. This year, the family-friendly farm boasts a hayride, hay maze and shelled corn boxes for children to play in.

  • LandWarNet takes joint-service approach

    Oct 8, 2009

    Leadership from across the services Wednesday discussed the importance of making the Army's LandWarNet part of a joint enterprise.

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    Oct 8, 2009

    Army Variety Band, USA Express, plays at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Oct 8, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> National Disability Employment Awareness Month is an opportunity to recognize the talents, skills and dedication of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce. In addition to increasing the public's awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities, the month is meant to raise awareness of specific ongoing employment barriers that need to be addressed. The 2009 national campaign theme is "Expectation + Opportunity = Full Participation," which supports the Department of Labor's Disability Employment Policy's vision of a world with unlimited employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

  • Soldiers build 'strong bonds'

    Oct 8, 2009

    More than 200 Soldiers of the 189th Infantry Brigade and their Families. Brigade Chaplain, Lt. Col. Philip Futoran, hosted a "Strong Bonds," marriage and single Soldiers' seminar Sept. 25 to 27 at the Landmark Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The marriage seminar was based on the book "Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families" by Stephen R. Covey.

  • Army psychiatrist: Military children have increased mental-health risk

    Oct 8, 2009

    The increasing mental-health needs of military children are taxing both the military and civilian health care systems.

  • Pies

    Oct 8, 2009

    Nineteen thousand and six hundred apple pies were donated to Soldiers and their Families. Pies for Patriots will be held again Nov. 6 and 7 and will feature pumpkin pies. For more information, call 396-1024.

  • Fighting the flu with fist bumps

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - For the workplace, the most common form of spreading germs through contact is via handshake. A handshake usually signals agreement or acquaintance, or it can function as a professional way to say hello or goodbye. In ancient times, it meant you werenAca,!a,,ct concealing a weapon in your hand.

  • Solar funny car revs up Fort Bragg's Sports USA

    Oct 8, 2009

    Soldiers and civilians from all over Fort Bragg came to see driver Jeff Arend and the DHL Toyota Solar funny car at Sports USA, Sept. 16. A funny car is a type of car used for drag racing.

  • Ceremony officially recognizes organization's operational status

    Oct 8, 2009

    The Army celebrated the official full operational capability status of the Army Contracting Command and its subordinate commands with a ceremony on the Army Materiel Command Parade Ground, Fort Belvoir, Va. Created after the need for a dedicated Army contracting command was identified in the 2007 independent report, Aca,!A"Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management In Expeditionary Operations,Aca,!A? also known as the Gansler Commission Report, ACC, AMCAca,!a,,cs newest major subordinate command, brought contracting capabilities from existing Army organizations into a new structure that focuses on professional, ethical, efficient and responsive contracting operations.

  • USACE People: Sacramento District civilian prepares for second overseas deployment

    Oct 8, 2009

    Phyllis Svetich heads to the Corps' Afghanistan Engineer District, after service in Iraq and during Hurricane Katrina.

  • Initiative rewards military residents for conserving energy

    Oct 8, 2009

    Thanks to a Department of Defense initiative, Soldiers and their families living in on-post housing now have the opportunity to see green when they go green by saving gas and electricity.

  • Fort Bragg hosts joint, multi-national training exercise

    Oct 8, 2009

    More than 100 paratroopers from Egypt, Germany, Pakistan and Kuwait arrived at Fort Bragg on Sept. 26, to take part in Operation Bright Star, a multi-national training exercise bringing together Soldiers from different nations to train, teach, and learn from each other.

  • Ceremony officially establishes ACC operational status

    Oct 8, 2009

    The Army celebrated the official full operational capability of the Army Contracting Command with a ceremony Thursday on the parade field at Fort Belvoir, Va.

  • Fort Bragg women win second Ten-Miler title

    Oct 8, 2009

    The Fort Bragg active duty women's Army 10-Miler team brought home gold for the second year in a row Sunday with a time of 4:38:01. The Fort Bragg active duty men's team placed sixth in their division and eighteenth overall with a time of 4:02:39.

  • Play reaches out to abuse victims

    Oct 8, 2009

    The woman she sees in her bleaker yesterdays is unrecognizable to her now, almost a stranger. For one, her fear is gone and there is strength in its place. She is outgoing again and pursuing dreams that for so long an abusive husband kept frozen in a life of total control and violence. What's more, she's doing her part to help people in the community suffering or recovering from domestic violence. Carolyn Louise Herring Moore, a playwright, military spouse, and Colorado Springs, Colo., native, is bringing her play, "Women Shoptalk While Real Men Wait," to Fayetteville State University's Seabrook Auditorium, Oct. 31.

  • 2009 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention, Chicago IL

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Hybrid vehicles help cut base emissions

    Oct 8, 2009

    The use of commercial hybrid vehicles is helping to reduce Fort Bragg's carbon footprint and America's dependency on foreign oil.

  • No Longer an Army of One

    Oct 8, 2009

    A panel discussion on Oct. 2 at Kansas State University marked the opening of the university's new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families.

  • Fort Bragg police increase cell phone enforcement

    Oct 8, 2009

    A decision to answer your cell phone while driving on Fort Bragg can be a costly one and sometimes a deadly one. Not only does talking on a cell phone distract drivers while behind the wheel, causing them to drift out of their lanes or brake too quickly, it is also a violation of post regulations.

  • Dual military spouses share deployment successes

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Baseball

    Oct 8, 2009

    Josh Allyn and Thomas Troutman have been playing baseball for more than a decade, but neither is old enough for a driver's license. Josh, 15, and Thomas, 14, were recently selected to play for the Reebok U.S. Specialty Sports Association 15 and under baseball team. Each understands that being a member of this team will be hard work, but this is nothing new for the boys, who grew up in Army households.

  • Tropic Lightning, 130th Eng. Bde. participate in Ramadan celebration

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Ten troopers of the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard excel at the

    Oct 8, 2009

    Troopers of the 1st ID's CGMCG excelled at 2009 National Cavalry Competition.

  • 130th Engineers reflect upon Sept. 11 during Iraq run

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Local Airman Escorts Medal of Honor Recipient at Convention

    Oct 8, 2009

  • New school brightens future for girls in Erbil

    Oct 8, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- Dozens of young girls from the Bnaslawa district of Erbil, Iraq, gathered to celebrate the opening of a new all-female school in their neighborhood, Sept. 29.

  • Kutztown, PA Community Covenant

    Oct 8, 2009

    Community Covenant signing on October 3, 2009 at Kutztown University pre-game ceremony located in Kutztown, PA.

  • Contract awarded for new military housing at Fort McCoy

    Oct 8, 2009

    A contract to build 23 new houses at Fort McCoy, Wis., has been awarded.

  • Fort Irwin's Soldier of the Quarter is Evelyn Scott

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Fort Irwin NCO of the Quarter is Sgt. Matthew Squires

    Oct 8, 2009

  • 33rd Brigade Combat Team completing demobilization at Fort McCoy

    Oct 8, 2009

    About 3,000 Soldiers from the 33rd Brigade Combat Team were at Fort McCoy, Wis., for the last days of their one-year tour of duty. The 33rd, from the Illinois Army National Guard, demobilized at Fort McCoy with units spread out during a four-month period.

  • Army Releases September Suicide Data

    Oct 8, 2009

    The Army today released suicide data for the month of September. Among active-duty Soldiers, there were seven potential suicides. One has been confirmed as a suicide, and six are pending determination of the manner of death. For August, the Army reported 11 potential suicides among active-duty Soldiers. Since the release of that report, four have been confirmed as suicides and seven remain under investigation.

  • Colors Casing Ceremony denotes Division's 4th deployment

    Oct 8, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division made history, again, as a Colors Casing and Retreat Ceremony held Oct. 2 signified the Marne Division's fourth deployment to Iraq - a milestone made by no other U.S. Army division. Division Commander, Major General Tony Cucolo and Division Command Sergeant Major Jesse Andrews cased the battle-hardened 3rd ID Colors at Marne Garden amidst a multicolored array of brigade and battalion flags that represented more than 20,000 Dog Face Soldiers set to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan in the coming months.

  • Combat medic course concludes year's stay at Fort McCoy

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Stewart Soldier Show leaves lasting legacy

    Oct 8, 2009

    Once again, a Fort Stewart Soldier was among the cast of Soldiers presenting the 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show to a near full house of appreciative onlookers, including Brig. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-rear, at Newman Physical Fitness Center, Oct. 6.

  • Training, rehearsals aim to start RISTs on the right foot

    Oct 8, 2009

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - With Installation Management Command entering the initial operating capability (IOC) phase of its transformation, the command called on the Army Management Staff College to host a new, two-week Training Course.

  • Home Fire Safety the Focus of Fire Prevention Week

    Oct 8, 2009

    Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10, and this year's campaign focuses on the leading causes of fires in the home: cooking, smoking, electrical, intentional (arson) and heating, as well as injuries due to fire, scalds and contact burns.

  • Year of the NCO speaker at Fort McCoy exemplifies 'train as you fight'

    Oct 8, 2009

    Training as you fight and taking positive actions were keys for a Silver Star recipient who was well received by a Fort McCoy, Wis., audience during a Sept. 25 Year of the Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) event. Sgt. Gregory S. Ruske, only the fifth U.S. Army Reserve Soldier to receive the Silver Star for heroic actions in Afghanistan or Iraq, said his actions were a great credit to his training and the NCOs who served as his trainers and mentors.

  • Support prepares Soldier for promotion, deployment

    Oct 8, 2009

    A promotion ceremony held Oct. 1 at the Keith L. Ware Command Control Facility on Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield recognized the capability and potential for greater responsibility of Sgt. 1st Class Garry P. White Jr., The ceremony demonstrated how many Soldiers remain Army Strong through Family support. Sergeant First Class White's Family helped 3rd Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo promote him to sergeant first class, in the presence of his son Trajan, 6, and his daughter Mia, 7 weeks.

  • 3rd CAB earns maintenance award

    Oct 8, 2009

    The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division received the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence in the large competition category at Hunter Army Airfield, Sept. 30. Col. Don Galli received the award from Brig. Gen. Thomas Vandal, 3rd ID deputy commanding general-support.

  • EOD Officer dedicates his life to 'part-time' job

    Oct 8, 2009

    EOD Officer dedicates his life to 'part-time' job

  • Rounding Up the 3/25 'Bronco' Deployment

    Oct 8, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 3rd "Bronco" Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, transfer their close working relationship with their Iraqi counterparts in Salah ad Din, to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Inf. Div., during a transfer of partnership ceremony held at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, Oct. 8.

  • Picatinny's senior military commander promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 8, 2009

    Picatinny Arsenal's Senior Military Commander Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux is one of the Army's newest general officers following his promotion to brigadier general Sunday evening in Arlington, Va.

  • 'Thank you not enough' for veterans, says Fisher House CEO

    Oct 8, 2009

    Kenneth Fisher reached out to veteran organizations and community members in a call to action Wednesday, asking them to do more than just thank wounded warriors.

  • Tournament sponsors golf for local schools, WTU

    Oct 8, 2009

    Approximately 200 golfers attended the sixth annual Clark Cares Open Golf Tournament Sept. 30 at the Fort Belvoir Golf Club. Originally known as the Clark-Pinnacle Classic, the tournament has transformed its name but has still endured a tremendous amount of success in six years. This year was no different. The 2009 tournament raised more than $140,000 for donation to area schools and the Soldier Family Assistance Center.

  • Belvoir runners unite behind Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 8, 2009

    As in years past, Fort Belvoir had a solid cadre of runners who participated in Sunday's Army Ten-Miler. The group included a mix of athletes who had run the Ten-Miler in the past with the Belvoir team and others who had not.

  • 260th CSSB comes under a different kind of fire

    Oct 8, 2009

    Baghdad, Iraq- It was just before sunset. Soldiers were heading to the dining facility for dinner, the night shift had begun to come to work and units were beginning to stage for upcoming convoys. Operations were being conducted as they were every day for the 260th Quartermaster Battalion, deployed as the 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, from Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Last BNCOC cadre prepare for new assignments

    Oct 8, 2009

    With the graduation of Fort Stewart's last Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course-Phase I, Class 13-09 on Oct. 1, three of its four assistant instructors are preparing for new assignments. Staff Sergeant Terence Alford has already been assigned to 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team; Staff Sergeant Duntrail Kelly is pending a November reassignment to Fort Polk, La.; and Staff Sergeant Samuel Scott is preparing for a December reassignment to Fort Campbell, Ky. Despite new assignments, all four NCOs will continue to train junior leaders.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Promotes Illinois National Guard Soldier at the 2009 Chicago Medal of Honor

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Prost! to Oktoberfest

    Oct 8, 2009

    Fort Belvoir's 14th annual Oktoberfest celebration wrapped up Sunday - the same day as Military Appreciation Day. The four-day event had all the trimmings of a traditional Oktoberfest, including a Volksmarch, live music, German foods, plenty of smiles and enough beer to satisfy one's palate.

  • DeWitt receives second flu vaccine shipment

    Oct 8, 2009

    DeWitt Army Community Hospital health care workers received a second shipment of the seasonal flu vaccine Friday. Included in the shipment was a limited supply of the injectable form of the vaccine, which was split between other health care facilities in the DeWitt Health Care Network such as Fairfax, Fort A.P. Hill, Woodbridge and Rader clinics.

  • Mildred Muhammed speaks out

    Oct 8, 2009

    "Domestic violence is not just physical. It is emotional, verbal, psychological, economic, stalking and sexual assault. Unfortunately, physical violence is the one that gets most people's attention and only 20 percent of domestic violence is physical, where as 80 percent is not," said Mildred Muhammad, the ex-wife of convicted "D.C. Sniper" John Muhammad.

  • Work at 1st Armored Division motor pool becomes a family affair

    Oct 8, 2009

    1st Armored Division motor pool becomes a family affair

  • Columbus Day Safety Message

    Oct 8, 2009

    Columbus Day marks the anniversary of the discovery of our great nation. Many of our Soldiers, Families and Civilian employees will set out on their own "voyages of discovery" as they travel and take part in holiday recreational activities. We all need to work together to prevent on- and off-duty accidents this Columbus Day holiday weekend.

  • Schinnen partnership produces environmental benefits

    Oct 8, 2009

    Thanks to a productive partnership with host nation environmental authorities, USAG Schinnen's Environmental Division meets regulatory mandates while protecting rare and endangered species.

  • Post gets proactive with flu meetings

    Oct 8, 2009

    Get immunized, practice good hygiene and stay home if you're experiencing flu-like symptoms.

  • Post fights flu with prevention, education

    Oct 8, 2009

    Health officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated against both the seasonal and H1N1 strains of the influenza virus.

  • Mom decides to give flu vaccine a shot

    Oct 8, 2009

    I have always been a skeptic. And when I first heard about the new H1N1 vaccine, my skepticism kicked into high gear.

  • IT organization changes affiliation, name

    Oct 8, 2009

    As of Oct. 1, Fort Jackson no longer has a Directorate of Information Management. Instead, DOIM is now known as the U.S. Army Signal Network Enterprise Center, or NEC.

  • Vanguard Soldiers Take Ultimate MP Challenge

    Oct 8, 2009

    Three Vanguard Brigade Soldiers faced off against their regiment's best in an intense competition held at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Sept. 15-19.

  • Illinois National Guard Plays Large Role in the Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention

    Oct 8, 2009

    Illinois National Guard Plays Large Role in the Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention

  • 3rd ID Deployment Honored With Ceremony in Hinesville

    Oct 8, 2009

    As the 3rd Infantry Division prepares for its record fourth deployment, the Hinesville community prepares to help and support the unit's Soldiers any way it can. The city held a rededication ceremony at Victory Park in Hinesville, Oct. 1.

  • Alter ego: Army spouse skates for roller derby team

    Oct 8, 2009

    By day, they're prim and proper stay-at-home moms, teachers, college students, waitresses, reporters, even scientists. But in the afternoon and on weekdays, these gentle ladies don their roller skates, pads, helmets and uniforms then hit the rink - and as many of their opponents as possible. Julie "Souxsie Skoolyard" Harrison, Army spouse and member of the Savannah Derby Devils, was looking for something physically challenging and fun when she joined the Devils four months ago.

  • ATC staff sergeant earns honor at Basic NCO Course; grateful for chance to help today's, tomorr

    Oct 8, 2009

  • German fest gets fiery flair

    Oct 8, 2009

    Saturday, Isabel Cardwell was awakened by the smell of smoke and the blaring of a fire alarm. The 5-year-old expertly rolled out of bed, making sure to crawl low to avoid the smoke.

  • Women in Defense comes to Aberdeen

    Oct 8, 2009

  • T-shirt logo aimed at increasing domestic violence awareness

    Oct 8, 2009

    Colin Henderson regularly creates designs in his job as business manager and lead designer at Fort Jackson's Firehouse Productions.

  • Senior CBRNE Soldier begins to 'fade away'

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Celebration highlights Hispanic culture

    Oct 8, 2009

    Puerto Rican-born Manuel Gaetan-Rivera encouraged his fellow Hispanics to honor their culture and embrace the one that surrounds them. Gaetan-Rivera, a board member of the S.C. Hispanic Leadership Council and retired president-emeritus of the Bobbin Group, was the guest speaker for the 2009 Fort Jackson Hispanic Heritage Celebration event.

  • MRICD breaks ground on new building

    Oct 8, 2009

  • NCO: 'Learn from your experiences'

    Oct 8, 2009

    In the 14 years Sgt. 1st Class Scott McClellan has served, he has been assigned to Fort Campbell, Ky.; Camp Casey, Korea; Hohenfels, Germany and Fort Lewis, Wash. He has also been deployed twice to Iraq. McClellan said his most memorable experience in the Army was when he was assigned to Fort Lewis.

  • Focusing on vision and continuing process improvement at Joint Program Manager Guardian

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Exton hosts Wounded Warriors during Memorial Golf Tournament

    Oct 8, 2009

  • CSSC named Active Base Community of the Year

    Oct 8, 2009

  • Mississippi mechanics run shops like a family business

    Oct 8, 2009

    Mississippi Army National Guard maintenance Soldiers strive to achieve among the highest operational readiness ratings at Contingency Operating Location Q-West.

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