Archive: Nov 2009

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  • Former Big Red One Soldier Wins Regional Emmy for Sports Show

    Nov 2, 2009

  • 101st CAB TET Offensive Historical Article

    Nov 2, 2009

    101 CAB historical article

  • ASC Reserve Soldiers test during STX

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Engineering battalion keeps lines humming

    Nov 2, 2009

    Fifteen Soldiers are making sure that Tobyhanna maintains its power while saving the depot on its light bill.

  • First time since World War I

    Nov 2, 2009

    Rock Island Arsenal military personnel assigned to the Army Sustainment Command prepare to raise the American flag over Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Oct. 1.

  • U.S. Army Europe commanding general visits Lithuanian leaders

    Nov 2, 2009

    VILNIUS, LITHUANIA (Nov. 2, 2009)-Gen. Carter F. Ham, U.S. Army Europe commanding general, alongside Brig. Gen. Jonas Vytautas Zukas, commander of the Lithuanian Land Force, review the Lithuanian Honor Guard Platoon Nov. 2 here. Lithuania is a crucial partner of the United States in ensuring security and protecting liberty, both in Europe, and in cooperation with other NATO member states in Afghanistan.

  • Westphal: leader among public servants

    Nov 2, 2009

    The new under secretary of the Army is above the fray of Washington politics, and is a true civil servant, said the Secretary of the Army.

  • Woodsman warms hearts, homes of those in need

    Nov 2, 2009

    A line from the movie 'Starman' sums up the good part of human nature - "You are at your very best when things are worst." A former Marine here exemplifies this.

  • Small team delivers big results on the battlefield

    Nov 2, 2009

    The Materiel Enterprise is a vast and complex operation, meant to harness the Army's intellectual and industrial might, then deliver the best equipment to Soldiers when and where they need it.

  • Job well done

    Nov 2, 2009

    Lt. Col. Dave Grauel, BFT program manager, and other personnel visited here Oct. 20 to attend a ceremony that honored depot technician's completion of 100,000 Blue Force Tracking installation kits.

  • Arsenal's protectors -- a stitch or shot in time

    Nov 2, 2009

    Long before the fires in a fuze manufacturing building in 1847 that killed an elderly man and a boy Aca,!aEURc both Arsenal employees Aca,!aEURc the Arsenal workforce knew their work to support the nation's warfighters was nothing short of perilous. Therefore, the value of individuals with unique skills, such as a military doctor or nurse, was exponentially raised and their skills were essential to maintaining the morale and welfare of the workforce.

  • New airframe program redirected from Army to Air National Guard

    Nov 2, 2009

    For the first time ever, the Air National Guard will be the sole operator of a new aircraft straight off the assembly line. The C-27J Spartan, the latest propeller-driven airlifter, is an "extremely rugged" aircraft, designed for austere environments.

  • New system allows vehicle GPS to track location while in flight

    Nov 2, 2009

    Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, drove their High Mobility Artillery Rocket System out the rear of an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., Oct. 22, with a new advancement that will get them into the fight faster.javascript:;

  • Presidio CFC gets under way Oct. 27

    Nov 2, 2009

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Nearly four million federal employees and military personnel are able to contribute to the charities of their choice during the annual charity drive. The annual charity season begins here with a Combined Federal Campaign kick-off ceremony here Oct. 27.

  • Strength of the Arsenal - Families

    Nov 2, 2009

  • DPW plans include more parking around POM

    Nov 2, 2009

    The Presidio of Monterey could have as many as 400 new parking spots in the future. Those parking spaces will include the recently demolished area next to the Tin Barn.

  • ACC TODAY Video News Report

    Nov 2, 2009

    U.S. Army celebrates the full operational capability of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC Commander, and Jeff Parsons, ACC executive director both spoke at Fort Belvoir

  • SJA brings services to the students

    Nov 2, 2009

    Since August, staff of the Presidio of Monterey Staff Judge Advocate has been making the rounds around the POM and Ord Military Community areas.

  • 21st TSC celebrates German Reunification Day during ceremony

    Nov 2, 2009

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - "Wind of Change" by the German rock band The Scorpions is not a song you would expect to hear at a military ceremony. Yet, it seemed the perfect prelude to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's retreat and retirement ceremony at the parade field on Panzer Kaserne Oct. 30.

  • Employees fabricate custom cables

    Nov 2, 2009

    Employees at Tobyhanna now have the capability to fabricate better quality, custom cable harnesses.

  • 2010 Holiday Block Leave Travel Information

    Nov 2, 2009

    An open letter to family members outlining Holiday Block Leave travel arrangements.

  • Afghan police force graduates 250 in Herat

    Nov 2, 2009

    More than 250 Afghan National Police graduated basic training Oct. 29, at the ANP headquarters in Herat, Afghanistan.

  • Become a fan of the USACR/Safety Center on Facebook

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Speicher preps for Operation Clean Sweep

    Nov 2, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - Soldiers with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) prepared for Operation Clean Sweep, set to begin the first week of November at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq.

  • USACR/Safety Links

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Planning helps hunters hit safety bull's-eye

    Nov 2, 2009

    Laying on a pile of wood, metal, leaves and assorted hunting equipment, 1st Sgt. Aaron Daniels gazed up at the Fort Polk, La. woods that surrounded him and wondered how in the world he had ended up there. Just a few moments earlier, the senior noncommissioned officer of an AH-64 Apache helicopter maintenance platoon had been sitting quietly in a tree stand positioned about 15 feet off the ground. With his bow and arrow ready, Daniels had been waiting patiently for a deer to emerge from the thick woods when his tree stand disintegrated around him.

  • Tri-Border community celebrates the Month of the Military Family

    Nov 2, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- Designated as National Military Family Month, November is a time to reflect upon the military family and the contributions each family member makes to our communities and country.

  • Sustainers honored at retirement ceremony

    Nov 2, 2009

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Master Sergeant Gerardo Flores and Sergeant 1st Class Daniel R. Wright of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) were two of eight Soldiers to officially hang up their boots during the United States Army Armor Center and Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony here Thursday at the Fort Knox Leaders Club. The ceremony marked the end of successful careers for both Flores and Wright, who served 26 and 22 years respectively.

  • Last Ft. Lewis BDE takes control in Iraq

    Nov 2, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, TALLIL, Iraq - After nearly two years of working to prepare Fort Lewis's battlefield surveillance brigade for operations in Iraq, Fort Hood's 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade cased its colors and transferred authority to the 201st BfSB in a ceremony here Oct. 28.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Links

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Girl Scouts launch yearlong campaign to help military families

    Nov 2, 2009

  • Iraqi, U.S. EOD technicians work together to destroy tons of old munitions

    Nov 2, 2009

    Handling live grenades, directing your team's movement, prepping blast caps, and wiring up a detonator, all while standing a few feet from one ton of unexploded ordinance and 300 pounds of plastic explosive.

  • U.S. Military expanding opportunities for Erbil businesses

    Nov 2, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq- Approximately 70 businessmen from around Erbil, Iraq, took part in a conference there to learn how to become contractors for the United States Military Monday.

  • Schweinfurt Soldiers push themselves through Outstanding Warrior Week

    Nov 2, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Soldiers with Company C, 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, took part in Outstanding Warrior Week exercises in the Schweinfurt training areas Monday, Oct. 26, through Friday, Oct. 30.

  • JMTC Soldier's experience at sea helped him become a better NCO

    Nov 2, 2009

    During his latest deployment, Sgt. 1st Class Israel Walker served as the sole Army representative in a sea full of strangers.

  • Military will have enough H1N1 vaccine, officials say

    Nov 2, 2009

    As shipments of some 3.7 million doses of H1N1 vaccine ordered by the Defense Department continue to arrive from the manufacturer, more than enough will be available for all military personnel and their beneficiaries.

  • Tensions ran high at Checkpoint Charlie in 1961 as Easterners fled to West, Berlin Wall went up

    Nov 2, 2009

    At a traffic intersection in downtown Berlin almost 50 years ago this week, tensions between the United States and the former Soviet Union nearly escalated to the point of war.

  • Forward Surgical Team demonstrates calm, swift precision

    Nov 2, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 160th Forward Surgical Team deployed to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany recently to polish their skills and gain valuable experience training together while also working closely with the 212th Combat Support Hospital. The exercise enabled the Soldiers of the FST to assemble their three-tent, Level II facility, and be prepared to receive patients during the notional events taking place around the JMRC training area.

  • 212th CSH Soldiers test skills, support Reserve troops

    Nov 2, 2009

    Headquartered out of Miesau, the 212th CSH deployed to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels recently, to demonstrate the readiness of the unit and to exercise the crucial tasks involved with deploying to a field site, establishing a hospital and conducting various sustainment operations. Also, preparing TF Med Falcon for their upcoming deployment to Kosovo.

  • Corps of Engineers Europe District uses GIS tools to map the road ahead

    Nov 2, 2009

    Work that would take surveyors weeks is done in hours by a GIS operator in an office miles away.

  • 2008 U.S. Army Europe Soldier of the Year trading in chevrons for gold bars

    Nov 2, 2009

    In eight years, Staff Sgt. Stanley E. Black, noncommissioned officer and platoon sergeant at the Grafenwoehr Army Air Field in Grafenwoehr, Germany, has climbed the ranks from Private, E-2, to Staff Sergeant, won the U.S. Army Europe's 2008, Soldier of the Year competition, and in March, trades-in his chevrons for an Army officers stripes.

  • Military Family Appreciation Month: "Honoring the Sacrifices of the Military Family"

    Nov 1, 2009

    What is it' Military Family Appreciation Month is a time to honor the sacrifices of our military families. Army families of Active, Guard, Reserve, veterans, and retirees are giving back in a time of need and sustain and support the Soldiers who defend our Nation. Army Families are Army Strong.

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