Archive: Oct 2009

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  • Colorado Guard joins 'balloon boy' rescue efforts

    Oct 16, 2009

    The Colorado Army National Guard joined rescue efforts for a 6-year-old boy believed adrift in a homemade hot air balloon last week.

  • Huachuca Soldiers run Army Ten-miler in D.C.

    Oct 16, 2009

    Back from a trip to Washington, D.C., one local Soldier is settling back into his job here after running in the Army Ten-Miler Oct. 4. Sgt. Rene Gonzalez, unit supply specialist, Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army), was selected to compete on behalf of the installation, along with nine other Soldiers.

  • Air Force C-130 dedicated to Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Oct 16, 2009

    An Air Force C-130H Hercules was dedicated to the Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division stationed in Afghanistan, Oct. 5. The transport was originally dedicated at Pope Air Force Base, Oct. 25, 2008, to Fort Bragg's entire 82nd Abn. Div.

  • Celebrating Families, Ice Cream, and Halloween

    Oct 16, 2009

    Members of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Space Brigade conduct a Family Readiness Group (FRG) meeting to introduce new FRG representatives and to put together Halloween care packages for deployed Soldiers from the Brigade.

  • NETCOM Soldier 'Cowboys Up' in Phoenix

    Oct 16, 2009

    For the second straight year, Sgt. 1st Class Lisa Cowboy, retention office operations noncommissioned officer, lassoed a win and was named NETCOM's Career Counselor of the Year for 2009.

  • Bragg, Pope, Harnett County train for disaster

    Oct 16, 2009

    Steve Giguere, a fireman with the Fort Bragg Fire Department, tends to the simulated injury of a volunteer during a mass casualty exercise at the Linden Oaks housing community Oct. 7.

  • E Troop leads the way as IA

    Oct 16, 2009

    Soldiers from the 11th ACR support the NTC's mission by role-playing as various current battlespace entities such as Iraqi Army, villagers, Iraqi police and even terrorist insurgents

  • U.S. Army South Soldier participates in OTF

    Oct 16, 2009

    Warrant Officer Abelardo Villarreal, Jr., with Army South Information Directorate, participates in Operation Tribute to Freedom. OTF shares the stories of Soldiers who have or are currently serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The program connects these Soldiers with their local communities through speaking and appreciation events, as well as media outreach.

  • New day, new commander for 1st Space Company

    Oct 16, 2009

    A change of command ceremony was conducted on Oct. 7, passing command of the 1st Space Company (JTAGS) from Maj. Eric Little to Maj. Jason Favero.

  • Big trucks, big dreams Transportation Soldiers match up in football competition

    Oct 16, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Three Soldiers from the 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion got the chance to live out their dreams in August at the National Football League combine in Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • Under secretary says Hispanic community shares Army values

    Oct 16, 2009

    When Dr. Joseph WestphalAca,!a,,cs father moved his family from Chile to the United States, he told them to never lose the pride of their heritage Aca,!" to maintain their language and their cultural connections.

  • ARMY MEDIA ADVISORY

    Oct 16, 2009

  • Army Officials to Discuss Response to GAO Report on Body Armor

    Oct 16, 2009

    Media Advisory

  • Anniston Army Depot - almost 7 decades later, still growing

    Oct 16, 2009

    Anniston Army Depot celebrated a birthday Oct. 13. At 68 years, the depot is still 'growing' strong. This piece offers an historical write-up and photos.

  • Situational training tests IA capabilities

    Oct 16, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Strengthening the skills and core competencies of the Iraqi Security Forces is a vital mission for U.S. Soldiers, here.

  • Prayer luncheon spotlights spiritual fitness

    Oct 16, 2009

    Story regarding spiritual fitness

  • Iraqi crime scene investigators receive top-notch training

    Oct 16, 2009

    Anyone who's watched a crime-scene investigation TV show can tell you how important fingerprints are in finding the bad guys.

  • Whole Barracks Renewal project creates new homes for Soldiers

    Oct 16, 2009

    Old barracks on Fort Bragg are being razed to make way for new ones. Don Talbot, an Army retiree, said he lived in Fort Bragg barracks in 1963 and said he is pleased to see the demolition of the old barracks. The condition of the Korean War-era barracks, also known as hammerhead barracks, gained national attention when the father of an 82nd Airborne Division Soldier posted a video on YouTube.

  • Year of the Noncommissioned Officer - Spotlight NCO

    Oct 16, 2009

  • Prayer luncheon spotlights spiritual fitness

    Oct 16, 2009

  • Prayer luncheon spotlights spiritual fitness

    Oct 16, 2009

  • Prayer luncheon spotlights spiritual fitness

    Oct 16, 2009

    The final prayer luncheon for the 25th Infantry Division during its rotation at COB Speicher, Iraq, as Task Force Lightning.

  • Fort Bragg chosen as finalist in Army Community of Excellence competition

    Oct 16, 2009

    Fort Baragg Garrison has been selected for a site visit as a finalist in the ACoE competition. The visit is planned for Nov. 16 to 20, said Carrie Rice, director of Plans, Analysis and Integration Office. Installation directorates will be consulted during the site visit.

  • Stryker MEV avoids the shredder

    Oct 16, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. - The depot's Stryker production team responsible for repairing battle- and combat-damaged vehicles did more than just mend a Stryker medical evacuation vehicle, or MEV, that had returned from Southwest Asia. From April 2008 to September 2009, MEV No. 19 was completely restored.

  • Depot builds new small arms facility

    Oct 16, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. - The depot broke ground Oct. 5 on a new small arms repair facility, which will replace the one that's been used by workers here for more than 40 years in the refurbishment of rifles, machine guns and other weapon-related hardware for the U.S. military. As the primary small arms rebuild center for the Department of Defense, Anniston Army Depot produces more than 30,000 small arms weapons each year.

  • Hydraulic Shop sticking to Lean principles

    Oct 16, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala. - Magnets are replacing rolls of masking tape in the Hydraulic Shop thanks to an idea from Keith Thomas, a mechanic currently assigned to the Lean manufacturing project. Thomas presented the new concept to his co-workers during a rapid improvement event on Aug. 24, demonstrating how magnets, cut to fit the areas of hydraulic parts for Paladins and M1 vehicles that do not require painting, could reduce time spent taping up each part.

  • Smart coatings development earns ARDEC engineers the 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award

    Oct 16, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A four-member team of Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers here paired up with a team from the New Jersey Institute of Technology to develop a smart coating system capable of operating in conditions that are not ordinarily predetermined, earning themselves a 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the process.

  • 515TH CSSB sponsors safety rodeo

    Oct 16, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The 515th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion sponsored a safety rodeo Oct. 3 emphasizing driving and operating skill as well as safety.

  • Jazz Ambassadors wows America during Southwest swing

    Oct 16, 2009

    The Jazz Ambassadors--America's Big Band, wowed thousands at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 13. The 19-member ensemble hit the Fort Worth area as part of their 2009 Fall Tour schedule. They performed three concerts for the community, including two concerts for local students.

  • Wounded veterans return to Iraq

    Oct 16, 2009

    After stepping on an improvised explosive device during an ambush Nov. 29, 2006, Spc. Craig Chavez nearly died. His face took most of the blast. He lost his left eye and took shrapnel to the right, rendering him blind. Being evacuated home, he thought he would never see again.

  • More than 1,000 run Army Ten-Miler at JBB

    Oct 16, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Roughly 1,200 runners participated in the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 10 at Holt Stadium at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. Capt. Charles Allen, commander of the 102nd Quartermaster Company, said this was the race's seventh year here at JBB, held in conjunction with the Army Ten-Miler in Washington.

  • 840th Deployment Distribution Support Battalion mission expands

    Oct 16, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The mission of the 840th Deployment Distribution Support Battalion has expanded recently due to the re-deployment of many units in accordance with the responsible drawdown of forces throughout Iraq in the coming months.

  • More than 1,100 students, parents flock to Kaiserslautern for College Night

    Oct 16, 2009

    A one-stop shopping for higher education bonanza, College Night offers all Department of Defense Dependent Schools-Europe high school students and their parents a chance to get first-hand knowledge about colleges and universities, scholarships and financial assistance. More than 1,100 students, parents, guidance counselors and teachers from international and DoDDS schools throughout Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands attended the event.

  • 35th ADA Brigade Soldiers join ROK Army counterparts in CBRN training exercise, sports

    Oct 15, 2009

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade strengthened their alliance with airmen from the Republic of Korea Air Force during a combined training exercise and sports competitions here Oct. 9. The day started with the U.S. and ROK forces working together in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear decontamination, followed by soccer and softball games in the afternoon. The purpose of the training was to allow the two units to compare each other's strategies for CBRN decontamination and to determine who would provide support in the event of a chemical attack.

  • 441st Military Intelligence Field Training Exercise sharpens Solider's skills

    Oct 15, 2009

    The 441st Military Intelligence Battalion at Camp Zama, Japan, held its semi-annual Field Training Exercise September 9 through September 17 at the Marine Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji Japan. Eighty Battalion personnel from around the Pacific descended on Camp Fuji to participate in the FTX and sharpen their essential tasks for military intelligence Soldiers and civilians.

  • Comprehensive Lessons Learned

    Oct 15, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> A new publication summarizing key lessons learned from more than seven years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan that underpin capabilities development and integration. A lesson is knowledge or understanding gained by experience; it is learned when this understanding is put into action. The Comprehensive Lessons Learned includes insights from the Operating and Generating forces. Each lesson learned is significant, valid, applicable and describes a problem or issue that the Army may leverage for successful change.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Oct 15, 2009

    Troopers from D Company, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, conduct CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Oct. 6.

  • Annual Youth Sportsman Day set for Oct. 24

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and Outdoor Recreation will host the annual Youth Sportsman Day, sponsored by the U.S. Youth Sportsmen's Alliance, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 at USAMU's Hook Range.

  • All-Army rugby camp set for Oct. 28

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Thirty-five rugby players from across the Army will come to Fort Benning to compete in the All-Army rugby trial camp Oct. 28. The trial camp runs until Nov. 6.

  • 'Stryker University' - Seabees, SEALs study Strykers

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - It's known across the military as "Stryker University."

  • 2LTs complete Leader Forge

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Soldiers in Infantry Basic Officer Leadership Course completed their culminating exercise Thursday - the nine-day scenario-based Leader Forge.

  • Benning customers turn in most ICE comments

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Out of all DoD installations and forward operating bases, Fort Benning had the most Interactive Customer Evaluation surveys submitted during fiscal 2009.

  • Volunteers to pick up litter to 'Help the Hooch'

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - A rusted 55-gallon drum, an old couch and several used tires - those are just a few of the things found in and around Fort Benning's waterways during last year's Help the Hooch, said Jesse Taylor, clean water technician for the Environmental Management Division on post.

  • 3rd HBCT leaves for fourth Iraq rotation

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - The unit that led the drive into Baghdad in March 2003 is now the first Army brigade with four deployments to Iraq. The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team's main body left for Iraq over the Columbus Day holiday weekend in a wave of departures that began Oct. 7 and ended Monday.

  • TACOM Battery Training Videos

    Oct 15, 2009

    Educational videos on maintenance and recovery procedures for automotive storage batteries from the US Army Tank and Automotive Command, Lifecycle Management Command.

  • CRC defeats Road Dawgs 22-2 in playoffs

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - CONUS Replacement Center defeated the Road Dawgs 22-2 in an intramural flag football game Monday at Essebagger Field.

  • AVID helps 'average' students succeed

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - "I know I'm going to college," said 13-year-old Aubrey Sanders, an eighth-grader at Faith Middle School. So Aubrey signed up for AVID, a program designed for kids who might not go to college if their grades and determination don't improve.

  • Tattoos topic of book by former 3rd HBCT Soldier

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Since the early 1900s, American troops have tattooed themselves to declare pride in their units, remember loved ones and keep alive the memory of fallen comrades, according to the Vanishing Tattoo Web site. In a History Channel documentary titled The Kill Zone, troops recounted military tattoos that served as a reminder of hardships and struggles born together as a unit, and of troops left behind.

  • Oktoberfest: 'The most fun event of the year'

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - German food and beer, Bavarian yodelers and a whole batch of children's activities highlight the revelry as Oktoberfest cranks up at 4 p.m. today.

  • Scouts create memorial garden, fence

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - David Hoover, 14, remembers the night the historic Office of the Staff Judge Advocate's building, the second- oldest building on Fort Benning, burned to the ground. His family lived blocks away from Building 5 and used to drive past it everyday. But the night of Feb. 6 the building was engulfed in flames and the next morning only a shell was left. A tall privacy fence was erected on the site and remained for several months as clean-up crews worked to remove debris.

  • Hybrid electric vehicles travel farther for less

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - The Army is encouraging installations to trade in the keys of gas-guzzling cars for hybrid electric sedans that can net an average of 675 to 775 miles on a tank of gas.

  • National Depression Education and Awareness Month

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army is committed to decreasing the stigma associated with seeking behavioral health care, has the resources available and encourages all of its Soldiers, family members and civilians to seek behavioral health care.

  • Indian and U.S. Soldiers find similarity in the classroom

    Oct 15, 2009

    CAMP BUNDELA, India (Oct. 15, 2009) - Similarities and a common effort became apparent to participants of Yudh Abhyas 09 once the U.S. and Indian armies began their training for the annual bilateral field training exercise - both on and off the field.

  • Family has unusual experiences living in a haunted house

    Oct 15, 2009

    When the MuAfA+-oz family moved into their new home last February, they knew it was an unusual house.

  • Fort Irwin takes next step in energy security

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. - Fort Irwin and the National Training Center took a giant step forward in energy security Thursday morning without compromising its primary mission, which is training the force.

  • Disability Employment Month: Army helping wounded warriors find jobs

    Oct 15, 2009

    This month the nation observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the Army Wounded Warrior Program is focusing on efforts to help more disabled veterans find employment.

  • Combined Arms Center CSM praises NCO training, experience

    Oct 15, 2009

    Combined Arms Center Command Sgt. Major Philip Johndrow spoke to more than 300 Association of the United States Army members during a combined regional breakfast Oct. 7 at the annual AUSA Fall Exposition in Washington, D.C.

  • Soldiers, family, community prevent domestic abuse

    Oct 15, 2009

    October is the month each year that as much information as possible is presented throughout the civilian and military communities to recognize the Domestic Violence Prevention programs.

  • Unique Army Reserve unit activates with state-of-the-art mission

    Oct 15, 2009

    The 151st Theater Information Operations Group was recently activated with the mission of conducting electronic warfare, military deception, psychological operations, operational security, and computer network operations.

  • CGSCAca,!E+embraces Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army is taking positive steps to build resilience in our Soldiers, families and Army civilians - all of whom have answered the call to serve and have been affected by the cumulative effects of eight years at war. An initiative known as Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is one approach to create that resiliency across the force.

  • K-State, CGSCAca,!E+team up for scholars

    Oct 15, 2009

    Faculty at the Command and General Staff College and community members participating in adult education programs at Kansas State University read textbooks written by nationally known experts in the field of education. A few times throughout the year, they get the chance to meet those experts in person through the K-State-CGSC Teaching Scholars lecture program.

  • October is Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Oct 15, 2009

    October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a time to recognize both the contributions made by workers with disabilities and the employment barriers still present. We can help increase awareness by learning about the experiences of these often-overlooked American workers. This year's theme - "Expectation + Opportunity = Full Participation" - captures the vital role that expectations play in our successes as individuals and as a society.

  • Bike MS rides through Fort Sam Houston

    Oct 15, 2009

    The National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsored the 20th anniversary of the annual bicycle event changing the course from San Antonio to New Braunfels this year. More than 2,200 bicyclists and 1, 800 volunteers participated in the event that began during drenching rain storms on Oct. 3.

  • Kicking off Red Ribbon Week

    Oct 15, 2009

    Col. Deborah B. Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander, signs a proclaimation Oct. 14 at Fort McPherson's headquarters, Bldg. 65, for the upcoming National Red Ribbon Week, held Oct. 23 through Oct. 30. Red Ribbon Week marks the start of a drug and violence prevention awareness campaign.

  • Army Community Covenant: Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon honors survivors, brings hope

    Oct 15, 2009

    The 10th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon, Oct. 9 at the San Antonio Country Club, was attended by many breast cancer survivors who advocated early detection.

  • Our Units

    Oct 15, 2009

  • Retired NCO's first novel raises money for scholarships

    Oct 15, 2009

    Ethel Robinson, benefits coordinator, U.S. Army Garrison Survivor Outreach Services, signs a copy of her novel, Aca,!A"Mary SinclaireAca,!a,,cs BlackBerryPie Series: Shadows in the Dark,Aca,!A? for Dennis Crawford (left), casualty affairs training coordinator, Fort McPherson Casualty Office. Robinson, a retired sergeant first class, signed copies of her novel Oct. 9 at the Fort McPherson mini-mall and will sign additional copies at the Fort Gillem main post exchange Oct. 31. Proceeds from the sales will be donated toward scholarship funds for the non-profit, charitable organization EARTHONAUT.

  • Army Community Covenant: bikers rally across two states for wounded warriors

    Oct 15, 2009

    Motorcycles roared through Fort Sam Houston's Binz-Engleman gate when 68 riders representing 18 chapters from New Mexico delivered toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, and clothing items including sweats, tennis shoes, and children's games and puzzles during their fourth annual visit Oct. 8 to the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • Fort Knox welcomes 3d ESC Soldiers home in ceremony

    Oct 15, 2009

    More than 200 members of the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) returned to Fort Knox Monday, after spending the past 15 months in Iraq. In doing so, the community welcomed the command who made history for being the first general officer headquarters to deploy from Fort Knox.

  • 264th Medical Battalion motorcyclists rally 'round safety

    Oct 15, 2009

    The 264th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, held its quarterly motorcycle safety class Oct. 8 and included a ride to the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas.

  • Army goes airborne at Georgia Air Show

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army took to the skies Oct. 10 and 11 at the Great Georgia Air Show at Falcon Field in Peachtree City to entertain and educate those in attendance.The headlining Army act was a free-fall parachute display by the U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, who landed onto the runway bearing the state flag, the city flag and the Army Strong flag.

  • Fort McPherson hosts Youth Fishing Rodeo

    Oct 15, 2009

    Teach a child to fish, and you'll create a life long fisherman. This was the goal of the Fort McPherson Youth Fishing Rodeo Oct. 10.

  • DC Rollergirl gives to sport in new capacity

    Oct 15, 2009

    Diana Dawa has lived something of a double life for several years now. The Army Materiel Command public affairs specialist spent three seasons with the DC DemonCats, one of five roller derby teams that make up the DC Rollergirls league. She describes roller derby as a "second full-time job, and nearly a second life."

  • Command confronts challenges in filling contracting positions

    Oct 15, 2009

    Although the nation is experiencing unemployment levels not seen in decades, Army Contracting Command continues to face a challenge when it comes to recruiting qualified contracting specialists at the mid and senior levels.

  • 3SB brings Hispanic heritage to Stewart's Main Post Chapel

    Oct 15, 2009

    Soldiers across the installation were treated to a history lesson unlike any other during the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration held at the Main Post Chapel, Oct. 8.

  • DISA Web sites touted by national Web marketers

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Defense Information Systems Agency isn't just bringing jobs to Fort Meade when the agency migrates to the post in 2011. DISA's web site is also bringing an armful of awards.

  • Field Artillerymen qualify on new weapon system

    Oct 15, 2009

    The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is once again preparing for deployment, but this time around they're going 'light.' First Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment Soldiers proved they're qualified to meet the brigade's new light-fighting initiative through an exercise known as Table VIII Gunnery held at Fort Stewart, Oct. 5-8.

  • Office of Small Business Programs: The gateway to working with the government

    Oct 15, 2009

    In the world of contracting, the small business community sometimes views itself in a less dominate position when vying for contracts, which are often being pursued by larger companies. The U.S Army Contracting Command's Office of Small Business Programs seeks to level the playing field for those small businesses. "Our over arching mission is to promote continuous prime contract and subcontract opportunities within the ACC contracting activities world-wide for small businesses," said Alice Williams-Gray, OSBP associate director.

  • Army looks to lighten load for Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army is poised to introduce a plate-carrier vest to provide Soldiers more lightweight gear in the challenging operational environments of Afghanistan.

  • Ironman on post Fort Meade inspector general completes endurance challenge

    Oct 15, 2009

    Lt. Col. Michael Matney, who serves as Fort Meade's inspector general, completed the Ford Ironman Wisconsin in Madison.

  • 1/10 Attack returns home from successful mission

    Oct 15, 2009

    Dusk settled in over the Truscott Air Terminal as Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division returned to Hunter Army Airfield after a 12-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Oct. 11. Family Members, friends and fellow Soldiers filled Tominac Fitness Center to welcome home the 158 warriors.

  • Questions and Answer with the Top Vertebrae

    Oct 15, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Tony L. Baker - During its inception the new 51Cs were primarily assigned to the Army Sustainment Command. They now belong to the US Army Contracting Command. As the field matures 51Cs will be assigned throughout big Army. The duties of a 51C are to provide operational and contingency contracting support to deployed forces and DoD agencies. My immediate concerns is the attention given to the 51C NCO (a low density-high demand MOS)-everyone wants one. This MOS takes time to grow.

  • Fort Belvoir Elementary School students read for the record

    Oct 15, 2009

    Fort Belvoir Elementary School students helped with an attempt to make history as they joined children across the country and around the globe in reading the same book on the same day.

  • DOIM transitions to new technology command

    Oct 15, 2009

    The DOIM move is part of a DoD push to place greater emphasis on the military being able to defend not only its tactical-information network but the system that garrisons use.

  • AMC Band performs at BWI for Honor Flight veterans

    Oct 15, 2009

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band provided a musical greeting for five arriving chartered flights carrying World War II veterans during Honor Flight Network-sponsored receptions at Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport Sept. 26.

  • Army Family Covenant - Fort Sam Houston Teen Center officially opens

    Oct 15, 2009

    A ribbon cutting ceremony held Oct. 7 officially opened the Child and Youth Services Teen Center at Fort Sam Houston. Designed with input from youth, the center features game systems including the Wii, Play Station 2, Nintendo DS, Dance Revolution and X-box, music, board games, art supplies and plenty of sports including a ping pong table, outdoor pool table, and a rock climbing wall.

  • World War II veterans visit APG

    Oct 15, 2009

  • The backbone

    Oct 15, 2009

  • Ormond recalls successes, prepares for next steps

    Oct 15, 2009

    Dale Ormond, deputy to the commanding general at the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, was recognized as the recipient of the 5th Region Award for Outstanding Civilian Achievement at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting here today.

  • Security awareness - Understanding foreign disclosure

    Oct 15, 2009

  • 2009 AUSA Annual Meeting: TRADOC round-up

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Assocation of the United States Army Annual Meeting took place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from Oct. 4-8. Please see the below links for print, blog, photo and video coverage of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command events.

  • PM EW set to meet Army's electronic warfare needs

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army stood up the Project Manager Electronic Warfare office Sept. 1 under Col. Rod Mentzer.

  • Re-enlistment from Abroad

    Oct 15, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Dominic Perez, 2nd Space Company, 1st Space Battalion, right, recites the oath of enlistment Oct. 14 as he prepares to dedicate himself to the Army for another six years.

  • Bright Star 09 Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise

    Oct 15, 2009

    Images of the Operation Bright Star Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise

  • Soldiers test Army's newest parachute in preparation for Army-wide fielding

    Oct 15, 2009

    The Army's newest parachute made its Fort Lee, Va., debut as six members of the school, which will be responsible for the training the rest of the Army, logged a successful jump.

  • Operation Proper Exit visits 1st ACB

    Oct 15, 2009

  • Less is More: Long Knives combine two engineer companies

    Oct 15, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With their newly created company guidon waiving back and forth on a windy and rainy afternoon, the approximately 200 Combat Engineers stood at a modified position of attention during the Company C, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division "Long Knives" activation ceremony, held behind the company headquarters on Fort Hood Oct. 7.

  • CASCOM Team Earns TRADOC Award

    Oct 15, 2009

    For one group of Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence employees, an additional tasking became an award-winning study that will change how the U.S. Army performs distribution within brigades while saving billions of dollars. Fourteen members of the Force Development Directorate recently won the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Army Capabilities Integration Center's Capability, Combat Developer of the Year Award for their team submission titled Tactical Wheel Vehicle Study.

  • Unit copes with loss of second Soldier

    Oct 15, 2009

    Pfc. Jamal Britt's unit misses him. "The unit, Charlie Company, definitely has felt the impact of the loss. He was well-liked. He was a leader in the unit," said Chaplain (Capt.) Todd Morrison of the 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Brigade.

  • Institutional Adaptation: A change agent for Army services and infrastructure

    Oct 15, 2009

    The purpose of Institutional Adaptation is to put the Army back in balance as it aligns functions, processes, and working relationships of the Generating Force and the Operational Force in order to most effectively and efficiently generate trained and ready forces within available resources and preserve the All Volunteer Force. Under Institutional Adaptation, the Services and Infrastructure Core Enterprise (SICE) support training and mobilization of Active Component and Reserve Component Forces, while providing a full range of Installation and Family Support activities before, during and after the Soldiers' absence.