Archive: Dec 2009

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  • Army-Navy can be a family rivalry

    Dec 9, 2009

    Choosing a side to cheer for during the past two years of Army-Navy football was a lot easier for the Benson family than it will be for this year's game.

  • Cheer for the one you're with'

    Dec 9, 2009

    Article and photos that preview the Army-Navy football game this Saturday.

  • McChrystal: Guard brings unique skills to Afghanistan

    Dec 9, 2009

    Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal told Congress Tuesday that the National brings maturity and unique skills to Afghanistan that the active component sometimes doesn't have available.

  • Iraqi ministry officials visit JFHQ-NCR center

    Dec 9, 2009

    Iraq Ministry of Interior delegation studies JFHQ-NCR operations during visit.

  • FORSCOM Accountant receives Army-level award

    Dec 9, 2009

    An Army civilian employee with U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) has received many awards during her 18 years of federal service - recognition for achievement, time off awards and monetary awards - but none compares to the one she received today during a Department of Defense ceremony here. Brooke A. Larrabee, lead accountant within FORSCOM's G-8, Resource Integration Division at Fort McPherson, Ga., was presented the 2009 "Army Outstanding Employee of the Year with a Disability Award." As Larrabee continues her service to our country, she said she looks forward to one day becoming a public speaker to let others know they can pursue their dreams too, despite the challenges they may encounter in life.

  • New Army Leader Development Strategy released

    Dec 9, 2009

    Gen. George Casey, the Chief of Staff of the Army, has approved the new "Leader Development Strategy for a 21st Century Army" that accounts for the effects of eight years of war on the development of Army leaders.

  • Ability, not disability, takes center stage

    Dec 9, 2009

    FORT MONMOUTH, N. J. -- A recent luncheon here underscored that the abilities of people, not their disabilities, should underscore hiring and advancement in today's workforce.

  • 405th Army Field Support Brigade moves to Kaiserslautern, Germany

    Dec 9, 2009

    The 405th Army Field Support Birgade, an element of Army Sustainment Command, has moved to Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • Holiday spirit is in the air

    Dec 9, 2009

    Holiday spirit is heating up at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, even though the weather outside has been frightful!

  • Texas Lieutenant Governor visits 470th MI Brigade and U.S. Army South

    Dec 9, 2009

    Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst received briefings from the 470th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade on its organization, intelligence capabilities and operations during a visit to the brigade on Fort Sam Houston Dec. 7.

  • Army undersecretary visits Fort Eustis WTU, hears Soldiers' concerns

    Dec 9, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Dr. Joseph J. Westphal, Under Secretary of the Army, spoke with and listened to the concerns and thoughts of wounded warriors during a visit to the Fort Eustis Warrior Transition Unit Monday.

  • 2009 Holiday Message from Gen. Martin Dempsey, TRADOC commander

    Dec 9, 2009

    Seasons Greetings! As we approach the end of another rewarding year of service to this great country of ours, my wife Deanie and I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone Happy Holidays.

  • Air Cav crew chief uses mother's good fortune to move to U.S.

    Dec 9, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Sometimes all it takes is a piece of luck to change the direction of somebody's life, for better or worse.

  • Air Cav medevac: Surge, drawdown

    Dec 9, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq-There are numerous sources where one can find the number of service members and civilians killed or injured during Operation Iraqi Freedom - a number many use to judge how well the war is going.

  • Fort Eustis shines during annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, visit from Santa

    Dec 9, 2009

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Three, two, one, pull! With these words, special guest Tristan Hoskins, a 6-year-old family member, Fort Eustis Garrison Commander Col. Glenn K. Grothe and garrison command Sgt. Major Carolyn Johnson pulled the lever illuminating the post's holiday tree during the installation's 54th annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 3 at Seay Plaza.

  • Iraqi Army division makes literacy a priority

    Dec 9, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq - In an effort to ensure Soldiers are able to attend military educational courses, the 49th Iraqi Army Brigade, 12th IA Division, has instituted classes to instruct them on Arabic reading and writing.

  • Kid Rock jams during 'Tour for the Troops' concert

    Dec 9, 2009

    Kid Rock and the Twisted Brown Trucker Band entertained servicemembers at Forward Operating Base Warrior in Kirkuk, Iraq, Dec. 2.

  • New York Army National Guard EOD Soldiers Heading For Iraq

    Dec 9, 2009

    Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's1108th Ordnance Co. (EOD) holda farewell ceremony in Glenville, NY prior to moving to Fort Lewis Washington for post-mobilization training.

  • Greywolf leadership reports back to Fort Hood

    Dec 9, 2009

  • JTAGS Soldiers Cheer on Army Football

    Dec 9, 2009

    SMDC/ARSTRAT 1st Space Company JTAGS Soldiers cheer for their favorite team in this weekend's Army/Navy football game.

  • Third Army Soldier awarded Soldiers Medal

    Dec 9, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Bolden, Third Army/U.S. Army Central Digital Army Liaison Team assistant operations noncommissioned officer, was awarded the Soldiers medal Dec. 7 for his actions in saving a woman that was ejected from her car when it veered off the highway.

  • 264th CSSB Takes Alternative Approach To Feed Its Flock

    Dec 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), unit ministry team at Contingency Operating Base Speicher offers constructive ways for troops to cope with life issues and remain resilient during adversity.

  • Soldiers train for route clearance missions

    Dec 9, 2009

    Soldiers with the 2nd Engineer Battalion trained for a life saving mission the week of Nov. 12 at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. Soldiers from the 40th Mobility Augmentation Company are conducting training missions in skills such as route clearance in preparation for deployment. The company, along with much of the rest of the 2nd Engineer Battalion took part in an extensive and immersive training exercise at the National Training Center in preparation for a deployment early next year.

  • Soldiers train to use forensic science to catch insurgents

    Dec 9, 2009

    Soldiers with the 2nd Engineer Battalion will use modern investigative techniques to locate and capture insurgents when they deploy next year.

  • Counter Bomber Test helps Washington

    Dec 9, 2009

    A recent software upgrade in counter bombing testing led to a new two week test period at White Sands Missile Range beginning on Nov. 5 in order to more effectively locate suicide bombers. Testing director Imelda Barron said the original counter bomber software from July 2008 only located male suicide bombers, but an upgrade now allows the software to locate female suicide bombers as well.

  • U.S. military docs treat nearly 3,000 people in storm ravaged El Salvador

    Dec 9, 2009

    The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element performed a Medical Civil Action Program, or MEDCAP, from Nov. 19 to 23 treating 2,987 people in several different cities affected by the El Salvador mudslides.

  • Native American Heritage Month marks difficult but honorable past, present, future

    Dec 9, 2009

  • Thanksgiving voucher program helps Monterey military families

    Dec 9, 2009

    Some 150 local families received help in the form of food vouchers for the holiday season this year.

  • Eikenberry stresses civilian component in Afghanistan

    Dec 9, 2009

    While the increase of 30,000 American troops in Afghanistan has garnered most of the headlines, a concurrent increase on the civilian side also is occurring, the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan told Congress.

  • Q-West celebrates Native American heritage

    Dec 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers from across Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq, gathered for a Native American heritage celebration at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center here Nov. 27.

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Taught at Provider Chapel to 13th ESC Chaplains and Ass

    Dec 9, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) out of Fort Hood, Texas, held an all 13th ESC Resiliency Counseling Training Conference for chaplains and chaplain's assistants at the Provider Chapel Dec. 1-4 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Spirit of America

    Dec 9, 2009

  • Tippin tips hat to troops

    Dec 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Country music singer and Pensacola, Fla., native, Aaron Tippin performed for and met with troops and civilian contractors at the Morale Welfare and Recreation tent here, Nov. 27.

  • Blue Grass Army Depot Hosts Wounded Warriors Deer Hunt

    Dec 9, 2009

    BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT, Ky. - Drowned out by the roar of a dozen motorcycles from the Patriot Guard Riders, a police escort and the commander's Humvee, the Soldiers shouted and waved as they met their escorts just off of Interstate I-75 on a dark cold night on Nov. 19. Thirteen wounded warriors were then escorted to Blue Grass Army Depot for a free weekend of food, fun, deer hunting and camaraderie.

  • Q-West celebrates Thanksgiving "Wagonmaster" style

    Dec 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Ice sculptures glistened next to massive 3-D cakes. Thousands of Soldiers listened to Christmas music performed by a jazz band while feasting on turkey, ham, dressing, and more. Soldiers dressed as Native Americans, pilgrim settlers, and even a turkey roamed about taking pictures with others.

  • The Long Kosovo Road: A DANCON Marcher's Story

    Dec 9, 2009

    NATO Soldiers march in the Danish Contingency march 22 Nov. 2009. The DANCON march consists of 25 kilometers through developed areas as well as rugged terrain across the countryside near the Danish Camp Olaf Rye in Kosovo.

  • Battalion commander leads from the front

    Dec 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - The commander of a Mississippi Army National Guard battalion accompanied his Soldiers on a convoy security mission from Contingency Operating Location Q-West to Forward Operating Base Warrior Nov. 24 and 25.

  • Odierno cites Iraq's 'deliberate, steady progress'

    Dec 9, 2009

    On the eve of holding parliamentary elections early next year, Iraq continues to make steady progress as a sovereign country that is a valued U.S. ally in the Middle East, the commander of Multinational Force Iraq said in Killeen, Texas, Monday.

  • 405th AFSB unfurls its colors in Kaiserslautern

    Dec 9, 2009

    Cold weather and overcast skies didn't keep the crowd away as the 405th Army Field Support Brigade unfurled its colors on Daenner Kaserne and officially began operations in the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

  • Family ties run deep for Guard Soldiers serving in Kosovo

    Dec 9, 2009

    Finding family members who are part of the same unit isn't an uncommon thing in the National Guard, but the Kosovo Forces 12 Multi-National Task Force-East mission has taken it to a new level.

  • Training for success: 409th CSB trains National Guard team

    Dec 9, 2009

    The 409th Contracting Support Brigade might as well spell training with a capital T because it is such an essential factor to their success. The 409th CSB serves as the executive agent for expeditionary contracting in the Balkans and its 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion provides a continuous boots-on-the-ground presence at the Camp Bondsteel office. Additionally, the Army National Guard, which rotate contingency contracting teams through the Kosovo office, provides vital workload assistance.

  • Ranger receives Silver Star for combat actions

    Dec 9, 2009

    squad leader with the 75th Ranger Regiment was awarded the Silver Star for risking who his life to save two fellow Rangers in Afghanistan.

  • McChrystal calls Afghan training crucial to mission success

    Dec 9, 2009

    The training of tens of thousands of additional, capable Afghan soldiers and police is among the crucial tasks necessary to achieving success in Afghanistan, the commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan told Capitol Hill legislators Tuesday.

  • Providers, civilian contractors work together to drawdown from Iraq

    Dec 9, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Civilian contractors have come together with 49th Transportation Battalion Soldiers to provide assistance to the countless units reducing personnel and equipment in country, as the drawdown from Iraq approaches.

  • Soldier use movie spoof, laughter to address difficult topic

    Dec 9, 2009

    Members of the 38th Combat Aviation Brigade out of Shelbyville, Ind., put their own spin on the movie "It's a Wonderful Life," addressing suicide while making their audience laugh Dec. 4, at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Transportation Soldiers use fellowship to better community

    Dec 9, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 49th Transportation Battalion, out of Fort Hood, Texas, held a men's prayer breakfast Dec. 5 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, as part of its effort to leave the community here better than they found it.

  • Area I celebrates Christmas with tree lighting ceremonies

    Dec 9, 2009

    Christmas tree lightings throughout Area I in South Korea

  • Warrior Country Officers over NCOs 26-14 in Turkey Bowl

    Dec 9, 2009

    The Warrior Country Noncommissioned officers flag football team came up short against the Officer's team 14-26 in the first ever Turkey Bowl, NCO's vs. Officers game Nov. 25, on the USAG-RC soccer field.

  • Java Cafe opens in Gateway on Casey

    Dec 9, 2009

    (From left to right) Avelina Richardson, Gateway Club manager, Command Sgt. Maj. John Fortune, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team command sergeant major, Col. Thomas Graves, 1HBCT commander, Oh, Sea-chang, Dongducheon City mayor, Lt. Col. Richard Fromm, USAG-Casey commander and Command Sgt. Maj. Nidal Saeed, USAG-Casey command sergeant major cut a ribbon in celebration of a reopening ceremony for the USAG-Casey Gateway Club Dec. 1, 2009. The renovations done on the Gateway Club were particulary made to extend the patio and dining area in the Java Cafe for Soldiers and their Family members to enjoy a meal or a cup of coffee outdoors in warm weather.

  • King and 8 over 10 and 2 win Hold'em Tournament

    Dec 9, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Brian Simecek drew Kings and 8s to win the annual Texas Hold'em Championship held Nov. 28 by USAG-Red Cloud Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation.

  • ASAP trains NCOs on Casey

    Dec 9, 2009

    USAG RED CLOUD, South Korea - In keeping with the Army Family Covenant, the Army provides the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program to help Soldiers struggling with all kinds of substance abuse including alcohol and drugs, illicit and over-the-counter. There are five components of ASAP: prevention and outreach, risk reduction, testing, treatment and rehabilitation, and suicide prevention.

  • Soldiers beautify Red Cloud during Fall Cleanup

    Dec 9, 2009

    Pfc. Sung, Min-kyu, Sgt. Jang, Youngkwang and Sgt. Do, Hyung-jin help rake leaves at the Headquarters Headquarters Company USAG-RC barracks during the 2009 Fall Clean Up Nov. 30. The Fall Clean Up lasted for an entire week as Soldiers in Warrior Country prepared their living quarters and work sections for the upcoming fall and winter seasons while in Korea.

  • CHRA deputy visits command on Red Cloud

    Dec 9, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson (right), USAG-RC commander and Richard Davis (left), USAG-RC deputy commander, spoke with Leopold Toledo (second from the left), Civilian Human Resources Agency far east regional director, Clifford Dickman (middle), CHRA deputy director, and Geraldine Jones (second from the right), USAG-RC Civilian Personnel Advisory Center director, during Dickman's visit to Area 1 Dec. 7 at the USAG-RC command group building. Dickman spoke after meeting with Jackson about the importance of his visit because "understanding the commander's intent and understanding what is important to them will help us better plan to meet their requirements and needs."

  • Eighth U.S. Army recognizes MacArthur nominees

    Dec 9, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Eighth United States Army representatives for the 2009 Department of the Army General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Competition were recognized Dec. 4 at the 8th Army headquarters.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Joshua B. Gravett

    Aug 29, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Joshua B. Gravett

  • Army Showcases Modernization and High-Tech Equipment at Army-Navy Game

    Dec 8, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The storied rivalry between Army and Navy continues Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, with the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. See the game on CBS television network or hear it on radio over the Westwood One network.

  • Oklahoma team trains in apple harvesting for Afghanistan

    Dec 8, 2009

    A team of more than 60 Oklahoma Army National Guard members are preparing for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan by using every training opportunity possible - including apple harvesting.

  • National Guard key to president's Afghan agriculture initiative

    Dec 8, 2009

    The National Guard continues to make a significant contribution to developing agriculture in Afghanistan, one of the initiatives that President Obama discussed Dec. 1, in his speech to the nation.

  • Change of Responsibility for "backbone" of Missile Defense Battery

    Dec 8, 2009

    "In the six years since this unit's inception, there have been three brigade commanders and five headquarters battery commanders. The positions that have rarely changed have been that of command sergeant major and of first sergeant, proving that the non-commissioned officers truly are the backbone of the command. Today, we say goodbye to the 100th Missile Defense Brigade's second First Sergeant, William Jewell, and welcome its third, William Ray," said the fifth Headquarters and Headquarter Battery commander, Capt. George Lambos during a change of responsibility ceremony held here at brigade headquarters.

  • A Daughter's view of her Soldier Father's Deployments

    Dec 8, 2009

    The following article is written by the daughter of one of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (GMD)'s most beloved Soldiers, Sgt. 1st Class Harold Bollinger, who was with the unit for many many years, in multiple capacities. He served as a crew member, as a Unit Training NCO, as the Family Readiness Liaison NCO, and as Fundraiser Extraordinaire, to name but a few. He is now serving at Fort Carson with the Regimental Training Institute as a Warrior Leader Course Instructor, and is sorely missed by the brigade. We publish his daughter's musings on how it feels to be a family member of a National Guard Soldier, always subject to deployment, to both honor him and remind all of us to cherish our families and our freedoms at this special time of year.

  • Analyzing operations at Yama Sakura

    Dec 8, 2009

  • Adopt a School Partnership at Redstone

    Dec 8, 2009

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--"We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible," said President Barack Obama.

  • Shinseki discusses Sesame Street TLC initiative

    Dec 8, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- In 2006, Sesame Workshop launched a groundbreaking, bilingual (English/Spanish), multiphase, multimedia initiative for young children and their military families called "Talk, Listen, Connect (TLC)."

  • Warfighter Forum

    Dec 8, 2009

    USASMDC/ARSTRAT Warfighter's Forum is taking place in Colorado Springs, Colo., Dec. 8-9.

  • 'Sesame Street Live' brings furry friends to Schofield

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - One of the most adorable children's characters and his furry monster friends will be making a stopover in the islands this holiday season, hoping to add a little magic to the lives of military families.

  • Army youths act out on Furlough Fridays

    Dec 8, 2009

    FORTAca,!E+SHAFTER, Hawaii - Eight Army children are performing onstage, here, at Richardson Theatre, Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12, in the Broadway musical "High School Musical 2."

  • 'Shadow Walker' leaves imprint on people

    Dec 8, 2009

    Felipe Rose, one of the founders of the Village People musical group, spoke to a gathering at Fort Monmouth as part of Hispanic and American Indian Heritage cultural awareness training.

  • Embracing social media

    Jun 6, 2011

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command and many of its major subordinate commands have embraced the technologies of Web 2.0 to include Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, iReport, LinkedIn, Twitter and several blogs.

  • Italy unit moves aid supplies to Dubai

    Dec 8, 2009

  • Patriotic Linkage

    Dec 8, 2009

  • Veterans make smooth transition, provide wealth of experience

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Like the old adage, "You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy," many veterans have found it near impossible to truly leave military service following retirement.

  • Connecticut Army Reserve unit departs for Iraq

    Dec 8, 2009

    Approximately 60 Army Reserve Soldiers from 12 states gathered Nov. 29 at the BG John W. Middleton United States Army Reserve Center in East Windsor, Conn., for a farewell ceremony. Following the ceremony, the Soldiers departed to Fort Dix, NJ, for mobilization training and to prepare for their mission in Iraq.

  • NCO Essay: Amid chaos and calamity, Soldier earns honor

    Dec 8, 2009

    Civil War NCO earns Medal of Honor in horrific Battle of the Crater

  • Garrison policy sets standards, limits for holiday lighting on Army posts

    Dec 8, 2009

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - While lighting our homes during the holidays is a tradition no one wants to end, the cost of electricity to run these lights on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) installations must be managed.

  • 11-year-old to light up Palm Circle, Thursday

    Dec 8, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Brig. Gen. John E. Seward, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army-Pacific, will be the guest speaker at the annual "Community Holiday Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony," Dec. 10, 6 p.m., at Palm Circle, here.

  • First IMCOM command sergeant major retires

    Dec 8, 2009

    PENTAGON -- After a 36-year career that featured many firsts, Command Sgt. Maj. Debra L. Strickland retired at a ceremony here Dec. 3.

  • 405th Army Field Support Brigade gets history lesson

    Dec 8, 2009

    Leaders of the 405th Army Field Support Group examine World War I battlefield to learn lessons of the past.

  • First-ever live town hall to air

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army-Hawaii (USARHAW) Soldiers and family members will have the opportunity to ask questions on the air during the first-ever, live, televised town hall forum, here, Dec. 17.

  • Lecture reveals sacred past of 'Legendary Lands of Wahiawa'

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The always-informative Native Hawaiian Lecture Series resumed, Nov. 20, at the Nehelani, here, as military leaders and families received a geography lesson about the lands on which several U.S. Army installations now sit.

  • Students make MOUT meaningful

    Dec 8, 2009

    Tracking down a high-value target while walking unfamiliar streets, occupied by a foreign people who, for all intents and purposes, may not trust you can be tough even for the most seasoned squad leader, especially with new Soldiers in tow.

  • Connecting with family

    Dec 8, 2009

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Ann Bean, and her sons, Elijah (left), 11, and Micah (right), 13 get ready to record a 10-minute holiday Web message to their father, who is deployed, Chief Warrant Officer Keith Bean, tactical operations officer and Chinook pilot, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, during OperationAca,!E+Best Wishes at Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union, here, Nov. 24.

  • Tropic Homecoming

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - For one evening, the happiest place on Earth wasn't Disneyland, but right here at Sills Field, Nov. 19.

  • Thanksgiving voucher program helps Monterey military families

    Dec 8, 2009

    Some 150 local families received help in the form of food vouchers for the holiday season this year.

  • Hawaii dining facilities prepare for Thanksgiving competition

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Spc. Terry Nowak strolled in to the Warrior Inn Dining Facility (DFAC), here, Monday, looking amazingly alert for someone who had spent the last few days slaving over a tiny town, and building it up from scratch.

  • New visitor centers scheduled for September

    Dec 8, 2009

    Visitors coming to the Presidio of Monterey will be welcomed with improved welcome centers at any of the four gates by September 2010.

  • Hawaii: DPW's Kumabe earns prestigious Stalwart Award

    Dec 8, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Master planner Michael Kumabe would have been perfectly content to live his professional life in the shadow of the facilities and infrastructure projects he helps develop for the U.S. Army in the Pacific.

  • 405th AFSB Hosts RDECOM Deputy Commander

    Dec 8, 2009

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade recently hosted Brig. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Greene visited the brigade to discuss the integration of military technology, specifically the Field Assistance in Science and Technology team's activities, into the brigade's operations.

  • Holiday lights

    Dec 8, 2009

    The U.S. flag waves in front of the Christmas tree at the Dix Annex at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, during the annual tree lighting ceremony, Dec. 3.

  • Signal leaders inform status of the regiment

    Dec 8, 2009

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- (The Signal newspaper) More than 600 "Signalers'" returned home this week. The 2nd Annual U.S. Army Signal Conference began Dec. 1 at Fort Gordon, Ga., with visits to Forward Operating Base Dunham, Battle Lab and WIN-T at General Dynamics and a warrant officer forum.

  • Cable Dawgs: making more out of a move

    Dec 8, 2009

    Soldiers from C Company, Special Troops Battalion and 50th Signal Battalion had a break from their normal duties on Victory Base Complex to work alongside and develop relationships with soldiers from the Iraqi Ground Forces Command Headquarters communications platoon. The 'cable dawgs', a slang term for cable systems installers and maintainers, were tasked to assist in moving the Combined Partnership Center and IGFC Joint Operations Center, currently located near the Al Faw Palace, to the first floor of a larger building closer to Camp Iraqi Heroes.

  • Soldiers invest in Iraq's next generation

    Dec 8, 2009

    Educating children might not be the first thing Americans discuss when the subject of Iraq comes up, but for the Soldiers of Task Force Pathfinder, helping the next generation of Iraqis obtain a basic education is a critical part of their mission.

  • Officials announce first Afghanistan surge units

    Dec 8, 2009

    About 3,400 Soldiers from the Army's 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum have been notified they will be among the first to deploy to Afghanistan as part of President Barack Obama's new strategy.

  • Global Assessment Tool

    Dec 7, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army is committed to a prevention model for the entire force, enhancing Soldiers resilience and coping skills. This model consists of life-long learning that begins by providing individual assessment through the Global Assessment Tool. The Global Assessment Tool (GAT) provides a person with a baseline in the four dimensions of strength: emotional, social, spiritual and family; and provides an opportunity to track self-development and growth in these areas over time.

  • New York Governor "coins" New York Army National Guard Officer

    Dec 7, 2009

  • Yama Sakura 57 participants experience Japanese culture

    Dec 7, 2009

    Tea ceremonies, paper folding and sword demonstrations aren't usually the first things to come to mind when you think of a command post exercise with one of the U.S. strongest military allies.

  • Army Football Game Notes: The Navy Game

    Dec 7, 2009

    While the annual clash between the service-academy rivals means enough on its own, Army has added incentive in this season's game. A win over the Midshipmen would guarantee them a spot in a 2009 bowl game.

  • Soldiers construct traditional meeting hall in southern Iraq

    Dec 7, 2009

    In a project designed to honor the customs and traditions of the marsh Arabs of Southern Iraq, Soldiers learned how to construct a "mudhif" meeting place on Contingency Operating Base Adder.

  • Army Management Staff College opens registration for annual Leadership Symposium

    Dec 7, 2009

    Seats are filling quickly for Army Management Staff College's 5th Annual Leadership Symposium, March 2-4, 2010 at Fort Belvoir, Va., so those wishing to attend should register soon.

  • Army Management Staff College extends Excellence in Education Award deadline

    Dec 7, 2009

    Army Management Staff College extended the application deadline for the 2nd annual Excellence in Education Award.

  • Wounded Warrior Quilts

    Dec 7, 2009

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