Archive: Mar 2009

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  • Fort Polk offers help to traumatized Soldiers

    Mar 27, 2009

    Individual counseling and group therapy are offered at Fort Polk to those traumatized by war. Social Work Services and Behavioral Health offer medication and individual counseling by appointment at Army Community Service and Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital on the sixth floor. Groups are available on Wednesdays at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. for Soldiers without an appointment on the sixth floor of BJACH.

  • Mission: Suicide prevention -- Chiarelli: Skills key in dealing with stress

    Mar 27, 2009

    Confined to a wheelchair, barely aware of his surroundings, reduced to having to wear a diaper, Spc. Kyle Norton is unable to perform even the simplest of tasks. Just a few months into his first deployment, a bullet that barely missed its mark left Norton in a vegetative state. The infantryman was not hit by a round from an enemy in Iraq or Afghanistan, but rather a bullet from his own weapon as Norton tried to take his own life.

  • Fort Polk's Multi-Role Bridge Company uses complex techniques to build bridges

    Mar 27, 2009

    Soldiers of Fort Polk's 814th Engineers, Multi-Role Bridge Company are busy pwith bridge training exercises. The MRBC began honing their bridge building skills Feb. 25 at the 814th Engineer training area.

  • NCO/Soldier of the Year Named

    Mar 27, 2009

    Push-ups, shooting, running, grenade tosses and taking a written test ... Those were some of the categories of competition in which six Fort Jackson NCOs and Soldiers participated March 19 in pursuit of the distinction of being named Fort Jackson's NCO and Soldier of the Year for 2009. As night fell, two winners emerged. Staff Sgt. Lisa Swanson, a drill sergeant with Company D, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment and Spc. Daniel Parker, a trombone player with the 282nd Army "Victory" Band, are this year's winners. Swanson took top Noncommissioned Officer honors, and Parker is now Soldier of the Year.

  • Area School Enjoys Outing to Bowling Center

    Mar 27, 2009

    Students from David A. Harrison Elementary School of Prince George visited the Fort Lee Bowling Center during a class field trip March 20. The trip was planned as a means to educate children on the importance of proper manners.

  • Quartermaster NCO Willing to Lose, But Determined to Win

    Mar 27, 2009

    HHC, 49th Quartermaster Group's Sgt. Daniel Sheninger has boxed for only a few years, has less than 10 bouts to his name but wants to fulfill a dream to make the All Army Boxing Team. He said he is hungry, determined and downright dogged to reach his goal.

  • Annual Army Family Plan

    Mar 27, 2009

    The annual Army Family Action Plan results for Fort Gordon are released after the annual conference.

  • Chaplain Chronicles Adversity as Female Minister

    Mar 27, 2009

    After a 20 year break in service, Chaplain (Capt.) Kathleen Williams has found the job her spirit desires. Williams first entered the military in 1978 and served a five year stint in the U.S. Air Force. Today, she is the chaplain for the 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Women's History month speaker lauds military equality

    Mar 27, 2009

    Women's History Month speaker lauds military equality in Fort Gordon command program.

  • Year of the NCO: Stars of Progress

    Mar 27, 2009

    In honor of Women's History Month and the Year of the NCO, the Fort Lee Traveller profiled five of the higest ranking female NCOs at the Quartermaster Center and School about their place in history as both female warriors and NCOs.

  • Wounded Warriors use recreation for healing

    Mar 27, 2009

    Wounded Warriors use recreation to aid the healing process.

  • Covenant promises quality care

    Mar 27, 2009

    Wounded Warrior Transition Battalion officials sign a covenant to deliver quality care to injured service members.

  • Training to get the 'Signals'

    Mar 27, 2009

  • Fort McCoy's Pine View Recreation Area prepares for summer season

    Mar 27, 2009

    Pine View Recreation Center prepares for summer season

  • Quartermaster Brigade Recognizes Superior Warriors

    Mar 27, 2009

    Soldiers from the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade at Fort Lee. Va., spent a Saturday testing their skills on the obstacle course during the brigade's Honor Company Competition. The day's events included scenarios Soldiers would experience in combat situations and tested Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills.

  • Fort McCoy BOSS Woodshop reopens with new look

    Mar 27, 2009

    Fort McCoy BOSS Woodshop reopens with new look

  • FOB Courage offers state-of-the-art training for combat medics

    Mar 27, 2009

    Courage is a new forward operating base that will offer realistic, state-of-the-art training for combat medics was unveiled March 20 at the Soldier Medic Training Site on Camp Bullis during a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the 232nd Medical Battalion.

  • Quartermaster Duo Awarded

    Mar 27, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross, Quartermaster Center and School commanding general, awards Master Sgt. Danettelynn Brown with the Distinguished Order of St. Martin, while her husband, Master Sgt. Sheldon Brown, looks on. Cross later presented Sheldon with the Catharine Greene award, which recognizes spousal support. The ceremony was held March 20 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Fort McCoy senior NCO honored for all-around record, setting example

    Mar 27, 2009

    Fort McCoy senior NCO honored for all-around record, setting example

  • Fort McCoy plans Week of the Young Child activities for April

    Mar 27, 2009

    Week of the Young Child activities

  • Army Entertainment NCO goal-setter, achiever

    Mar 27, 2009

    Fresh from the farm she called home in Marion, S.C., 1st Sgt. Cynthia Moody joined the Army with a friend in 1987. She said she recognized the opportuniA,AA,Aties it afforded her. She also joined with the hope of beA,AA,Acoming a member of the Golden Knights, the Army's elite parachute performA,AA,Aance team.

  • Quartermaster Duo Earn Honors

    Mar 27, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross, Quartermaster Center and School commanding general, awarded Master Sgt. Danettelynn Brown with the Distinguished Order of St. Martin, while her husband, Master Sgt. Sheldon Brown was presented the Catharine Greene award, which recognizes spousal support. The ceremony was held March 20 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Wounded Warriors take 'First Swing' on golf course

    Mar 27, 2009

    Wounded Warriors from around the Military District of Washington came to the Fort Belvoir Golf Course Monday to enjoy a day of golf and to relieve themselves from their rigorous daily rouA,Atine of doctor's visits, therapy and life in the barracks.

  • Belvoir youth wows talent scouts at Hollywood convention

    Mar 27, 2009

    In January, Addley Saimbert, Jr. got a true taste of what life is like in show business when he particiA,Apated in the International Presentation of Performers in Los Angeles.

  • Sea Cadets learn electricity with Army Prime Power

    Mar 27, 2009

    Fort Belvoir's Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering hosted the Alexandria Division of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps Sunday, emphasizing power production training and baA,Asic electricity.

  • Berhane introduced as Belvoir's new CSM

    Mar 27, 2009

    A change of responsibility ceremony Monday afternoon saw Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Berhane formally acA,Acept the position of installaA,Ation command sergeant major from his predecessor, the outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Allison Smith.

  • Daughter's project inspires mother's award-winning photos

    Mar 27, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Some parents raise their children by the "do as I say, not as I do" rule. Not so for Laura Irick. She guided her daughter toward art school with a "do as I do" philosophy. In the process she rediscovered her own love of art and won photography contests with her work.

  • Sergeants thrive on challenges, enjoy leading Soldiers

    Mar 27, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - The smell of gunpowder and smoke hang in the air, while the rapid exchange of gunfire begins to slow down. Inside the makeshift building in Camp Robertson Training Area, a small group of four Soldiers discuss their next move.

  • North Dakota National Guard Soldiers, Airmen work side-by-side with civilians to save Fargo

    Mar 27, 2009

    FARGO, N.D. - The human sandbag chain in north Fargo on March 26 was evenly represented by civilian and military volunteers all working to help protect their town from rising flood waters.

  • AFAP: Focus groups zero in on local, Army quality of life

    Mar 27, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - A group of community members gathered at the Rheinlander Club March 3-5 to address issues affecting Baumholder and possibly the entire Army.

  • Pennsylvania Guard teaches 21st TSC Soldiers life-saving skills

    Mar 27, 2009

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany Aca,!" It might be the difference between life and death. More than 400 Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command are scheduled to be certified or recertified Combat Life Savers between March 16 and June 5.

  • Soldiers build the Warrior Ethos one fight at a time

    Mar 27, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Students of the U.S. Army Level III Combatives Course hoped to do just that as they punched, kicked and fought their way to certification - and the sting was more than an expression, it was a 1,000 watt jolt of electricity from a taser. From boxing to stick fighting, the 30 students from installations throughout Germany and Italy overcame fear and physical exhaustion to gain the upper hand and close in on the enemy, the defining characteristic of a warrior. Instructors from the U.S. Army Combatives School in Fort Benning, Ga., traveled to Grafenwoehr to teach the Level III course, a first in Europe, which began March 2.

  • Young Fort Lewis athlete special, indeed

    Mar 26, 2009

    C.J. Meadows, 10, wins gold medals in individual skills basketball competition at 2009 Washington state Special Olympics winter games in Wenatchee

  • Top athlete award goes to former post runner

    Mar 26, 2009

    A talented distance runner who established his credentials at Fort Lewis before moving on has been named 2008 Army Male Athlete of the Year.

  • Evangelist's daughter delivers message of hope

    Mar 26, 2009

    Hundreds of women filled the North Fort Chapel for the Protestant Women of the Chapel Spring Conference, titled, "Ignite the flame in your heart that will bring real hope and everlasting peace." Anne Graham Lotz, founder of Angel Ministries and daughter of evangelist Dr. Billy Graham, was the guest speaker.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers test language skills

    Mar 26, 2009

    Fort Lewis language center becomes Iraqi village for a day as students sharpen understanding of culture

  • New base tribute to fallen hero

    Mar 26, 2009

    Soldiers with 571st Sapper Company name facility after 14th Engineer Battalion NCO killed in February

  • Lessons in the desert sun

    Mar 26, 2009

    It may seem odd for a battalion to head to the Golden State while the rest of its brigade's battalions remain in Washington with a brigade FTX on the horizon. But 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment's trip to Southern California was anything but a trip of leisure; there would be no surfboards on Strykers during this voyage. From March 8-10, the Tomahawks of 1-23 Inf. participated in 3rd Infantry Brigade's FTX electronically from various Marine Corps training areas while other battalions were spread out between Fort Lewis and the Yakima Training Center.

  • Work therapy program right place, time

    Mar 26, 2009

    More than two decades removed from his Army service, Bill Shannon struggled with an alcohol problem. He decided to seek help. "I came here," Shannon said. "I went through the program here." He referred to what is now the American Lake Division of the Department of Veterans Affairs' Puget Sound Health Care System, where Shannon found a home.

  • Sacramento District helps Presidio of Monterey boost morale with barracks upgrades

    Mar 26, 2009

    Language training is hard, but a recent upgrade to student barracks is making life a little easier for students at the Defense Language Institute's Foreign Language Center at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif. - thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District.

  • Fort Lewis brigade delivering supplies for less

    Mar 26, 2009

    The 593rd Sustainment Brigade broke new ground Friday in performing the first Low Cost, Low Altitude aerial delivery at Fort Lewis. Flying a C-23 Sherpa cargo airplane 150 feet above Rogers Drop Zone, Soldiers from the 593rd and 1st Special Forces Group performed six load drops, payloads ranging between 100 to 200 pounds, using the LCLA delivery system.

  • LRS company jumps hurdles en route to RSLC

    Mar 26, 2009

    As the 38th Long Range Surveillance Company continues to build from the ground up, the unit will send 52 of its Soldiers March 13 to Fort Benning for the Reconnaissance, Surveillance Leader Course - the nuts and bolts of a LRS unit.

  • Fort Lewis women gather for annual conference

    Mar 26, 2009

    Almost 250 women gathered at Stone Education Center March 13, to learn ways to get more out of Army life and better cope with its challenges.

  • Army actively addresses TBI, PTSD, stress on care providers

    Mar 26, 2009

    Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder have become known as the "signature wounds" suffered by combat veterans returning from the Global War on Terrorism. Soldiers may not know they have suffered such a wound.

  • Army signs educational agreement with Georgetown University

    Mar 26, 2009

    The Army public affairs community signed an educational agreement Wednesday with Georgetown University to educate Army officers who wish to obtain a public relations/corporate communications masters of professional studies.

  • Soldier of the Year Visits Chicago

    Mar 26, 2009

    "Soldier of the Year", Sgt. David Obray, a native of Fairmont, Minn. and a Light-Wheeled Mechanic with the U.S. Army Reserve, 492nd Engineer Company, 416th Engineer Command, Darien, Ill. visited Chicago, Ill. March 24-25, 2009. Obray is only the second Reserve Soldier to win the prestigious title of "Soldier of the Year". Obray's Army goals include attending professional military schools and becoming a Battalion Command Sergeant Major. Weighing 300 pounds at age 16, Obray credits military discipline with giving him the courage and ability to become physically and mentally fit. He is proud to represent the U.S. Army Reserve as "Soldier of the Year."

  • 'Prayer is the answer'

    Mar 26, 2009

    Saying "prayer is the answer to every problem," Sgt. Maj. Tommy L. Marrero, the sergeant major of the U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains and regimental sergeant major, extolled the attendees at First Army's National Prayer Breakfast March 18 at Fort Gillem's Getaway club to "pray for our president, our leaders, our Soldiers and their Families."

  • Positively powerful: Staff sergeant finds family in Army

    Mar 26, 2009

    For one year Staff Sgt. Nealy Roper took care of inventory in Iraq, responsible for millions of dollars of Army equipment. But, he says, the true value of the Army and what it does wasn't measured in the dollar amounts rolling across the desk of his office in Iraq, but in the compassion, camaraderie and sense of belonging his fellow Soldiers gave him.

  • U.S. Northern Command assists with North Dakota Flooding

    Mar 26, 2009

    U.S. Northern Command is coordinating Department of Defense's support to FEMA, state and local agencies in support of disaster operations in response to flooding in North Dakota. FEMA has requested, and USNORTHCOM will support, Grand Forks Air Force Base as a National Logistics Staging Area (NLSA). The NLSA will consist of five to 10 acres of space including 1,000 square feet of office space, necessary to support forward distribution of supplies and equipment to affected areas. There may also be access to the airfield.

  • US Army Corps of Engineers Press Room

    Mar 26, 2009

  • March is Ethics Awareness Month

    Mar 26, 2009

    Ethics in the Army is not an aspirational goal. It is not an extra step that one might take beyond one's legal obligations. The Army's ethical rules are, for the most part, derived from the Code of Federal Regulations, which form the primary foundation for the Joint Ethics Regulation (JER). The JER is the "law" when it comes to what is "right." It is not a listing of "nice things to do;" it sets forth legal obligations that apply to

  • Army Astronaut Shane Kimbrough speaks at USASMDC/ARSTRAT Senior Enlisted Leader Conference

    Mar 26, 2009

    Army Astronaut Lt. Col. Shane Kimbrough spoke at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's 2009 Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference on Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Mar. 25. Kimbrough returned from a mission to the International Space Station on Nov. 30 as part of STS-126. During this trip, he also signed autographs and spoke to students at Manzanita Public Charter School.

  • Let me tell you a story ...

    Mar 26, 2009

    Master Sgt. Marcus L. Rawson, the senior human intelligence observer/contoller/trainer for G-2, First Army, reads to students in Terri Slay's fourth grade class at W.A. Fountain Elementary School in Forest Park March 20. Rawson, along with other Soldiers and Civilian employees from First Army, were at the school to belatedly celebrate "Read Across America." "Read Across America," which celebrates the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to all as Dr. Seuss, was originally scheduled for March 2, but a snowstorm in Atlanta closed the school then. First Army is Fountain Elementary School's partner in education.

  • 86th Engineer Dive Team departs in support of OIF

    Mar 26, 2009

    86th Engineer Dive Company Soldiers Depart in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

  • Conference builds esprit de corps among senior noncommissioned officers

    Mar 26, 2009

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's 2009 Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference was conducted at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Mar. 23-26.

  • Fort Eustis kicks off 2009 AER Campaign

    Mar 26, 2009

    2009 AER Campaign kicks off at Eustis

  • Leading the way

    Mar 26, 2009

  • USARPAC general visits Watchdog MPs

    Mar 26, 2009

  • Kids' Crafts

    Mar 26, 2009

    Fort Detrick kids learning the craft of pottery at Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick. Md.

  • IA, MiTT members bring hope to al-Shaab

    Mar 26, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Women draped in traditional Iraqi 'abaiah dress peered from behind the make-shift, gated entries to their homes, as barefooted children pushed by to offer a smile and high spirited wave to the Soldiers arriving with much needed medical supplies for the populous of the small al-Shaab community in northeastern Baghdad March 19.

  • Fort Detrick's Journey to Sustainability - looking to the future

    Mar 26, 2009

    Fort Detrick's journey to sustainability recently took a few more big steps forward.

  • Joint, dual mission paves road for future

    Mar 26, 2009

    Bulldozers and graters tore up chunks of earth as 6th Iraqi Army engineers and 277th Engineer Company Soldiers toiled together during a five-day heavy machinery training class at Forward Operating Base Constitution March 24.

  • VBC service members invest time, effort to bring back scout program

    Mar 26, 2009

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - When Iraq embraced the scouting movement in 1921, its Boy Scout and Girl Guide program became a member of the World Organization Scouting Movement. Due to war and instability, it has been decertified twice by the World Organization Scouting Movement.

  • Fort Detrick treated to Military Appreciation Night at the rodeo

    Mar 26, 2009

    The J Bar W Ranch sponsored Military Appreciation Night at Shipley Arena in Westminster to demonstrate its continuing support of the armed forces.

  • Equipment tech preps vehicle for heat

    Mar 26, 2009

  • U.S. Soldiers, Iraqi police team up to deliver new wheelchairs to Iraqi children

    Mar 26, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Eighty-two Iraqi children found a new reason to smile, thanks to efforts from Iraqi National Police officers and U.S. Paratroopers in the Rusafa district of Baghdad, March 23.

  • Fort Detrick announces start of landfill

    Mar 26, 2009

    Efforts are underway at Fort Detrick to complete restoration actions at several former Area B disposal sites.

  • Fort Detrick named 'Tree City USA' community

    Mar 26, 2009

    The Arbor Day Foundation has named Fort Detrick a "Tree City USA" community for the ninth year running.

  • Army wins prestigious awards

    Mar 26, 2009

    Since 1987 the DSPO has recognized individuals and organizations that have effected significant improvement in quality, reliability, readiness, cost reduction, and interoperability through standardization. The Defense Standardization Program mission is to identify, influence, develop, manage, and provide access to standardization processes, products and services for warfighters and the acquisition and logistics communities. The program also promotes interoperability and assists in reducing total ownership cost and sustaining readiness.

  • NCO leads at work, home, in community

    Mar 26, 2009

    Taylor is a cargo specialist who volunteers time on weekend to help underpriveleged youth.

  • Stewart-Hunter Engineer Wins DPW Award

    Mar 26, 2009

    A Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield engineer with the Directorate of Public Works has been recognized as the DPW Engineering and Planning Executive of the Year for the Installation Management Command, Southeast Region. Anne de la Sierra, chief of the Master Planning Division for Stewart-Hunter DPW, will be presented her award at a DPW awards recognition ceremony during the IMCOM Master Planning Conference, April 7 in Houston.

  • President salutes heroes on Medal of Honor Day

    Mar 26, 2009

    A cadre of heroes joined with the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation to honor and celebrate the American spirit of selfless service March 25, at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Hunter Hosts Women's History Observance

    Mar 26, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade hosted an observance in honor of Women's History Month, March 19 at Hunter Army Airfield. Soldiers, Family Members and civilians from the 3rd ID came to Hunter to hear retired Brig. Gen. Rebecca Halstead who was the first female from the United States Military Academy to be promoted to the general officer rank and also the Army's first female Chief of Ordinance.

  • Hunter Starts Spring With Shamrock Race

    Mar 26, 2009

    More than 120 participants, some pushing baby carriages, gathered at Squires Parking Lot at Hunter Army Airfield to register and for pre-run warm up and stretches before the 9 a.m. walk/run.

  • Training Video Features CAB Soldiers

    Mar 26, 2009

    Members of Company D, 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, were filmed and photographed as part of a training video to be used Army-wide. are featured The video will accompany the new hydraulic Fault Isolation Procedure kit, which is designed to help Soldiers isolate problems in the Apache. In an Apache, when hydraulic fluid transfers from the primary system to the utility system it can cause, in extreme cases, pilots to lose control of the aircraft or weaponry. Before the FIP kit, crew chiefs would diagnose the problem using trial and error techniques.

  • CAB Recognizes NCOs At Formal

    Mar 26, 2009

    The bronze Order of Saint Michael medal was awarded to three sergeants major during the Army Aviation Association of America and 3rd Combat Aviation Ball, March 21 at the Marriott hotel in Savannah. Colonel Don Galli, commander of the CAB and CAB Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Stidley presented the awards to Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Blair, of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment; Sgt. Maj. Jesse Dawson, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 603rd Aviation Support Battalion; and Sgt. Maj. William Gammon, HHC, 3rd CAB.

  • Army Astronaut Visits Hunter Soldiers

    Mar 26, 2009

  • Special reaction

    Mar 26, 2009

    Fort Detrick Special Reaction Team training.

  • 293rd MP Co. Earns Safety Award

    Mar 26, 2009

    293rd MP Co. Earns Safety Award for 180 days without a DUI incident

  • IMCOM-Europe command sergeant major visits Benelux

    Mar 26, 2009

    CHIAfaEURoVRES, Belgium -- Installation Management Command-Europe's senior noncommissioned officer visited the U.S. Army Garrison Benelux.

  • Soldiers build the Warrior Ethos one blow at a time

    Mar 26, 2009

  • BOSS training educates, shares ideas

    Mar 26, 2009

    SCHWETZINGEN, Germany - Installation Management Command-Europe is sponsoring a Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers training session here April 27-May 2.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Mar 26, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Pvt. Robert Pruitt, a Fayetteville, N.C. native, and a Soldier of Bravo Company, 10th Sustainment Brigade Troops Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, checks signal strength on the dismounted line of site radio transmission system. The DLOS provides high-capacity two-way voice and data transport capabilities through terrestrial line-of-site communications. The network extension platoon operates this critical network system for the 10th Sust. Bde. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Robert Busby, Co. B, 10th SBTB, 10th Sust. Bde.)

  • All Are Welcome

    Mar 26, 2009

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Spc. Matthew Love, a native of Kingwood, W.Va. and Spc. Logan Broome, a native of Dawsonville, Ga., are both wheeled vehicle mechanics for the 503rd Maintenance Company, 398th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, upholds the "All Are Welcome" unofficial motto seen on signs throughout the Camp Liberty complex. These signs represents the 503rd Maint. Co., facility located on PAD 21 where Soldiers like Love and Broome performed repairs on M1114 for an Iraqi Special Forces Unit. The automotive platoon provides maintenance support for a host of units at Camp Liberty complex and continues to provide timely repairs to those who come for maintenance support.

  • Year of the NCO Sgt. Heacock

    Mar 26, 2009

    Sgt. Beverly Heacock

  • Year of the NCO celebrated at Red Cloud

    Mar 25, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Korea - Noncommissioned officers gathered to greet the day March 20 with a different variation of the standard physical training schedule by celebrating the "Year of the NCO" with an all NCO 5K run for Warrior Country at USAG-RC. The run featured a "best cadence calling" contest which selected, at the end of the event, a unit as having the best NCO in Warrior Country calling cadence.

  • Deployment-hardened Soldiers, Airmen use familiar barriers to dam rising floodwaters

    Mar 25, 2009

    While deployed in Iraq, Spc. Ryan L. Karsky got quite used to the towering HESCO barriers that ringed his base. These large modular steel baskets, lined with a fine meshy material, held compacted desert sand, gravel and chunks of concrete. They served as an effective shield against hostile fire and shrapnel.

  • Soldiers and Civilians train on Casey for CPR and first aid certification

    Mar 25, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Soldiers and Civilians, five in all, gathered in the Army Community Services classroom on USAG-Casey March 21 to learn and recertify themselves for first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, known popularly as CPR. The class taught techniques used to resuscitate infants, children and adults.

  • Environmental committee finds Area I on track

    Mar 25, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - The Area I and 2nd Infantry Division environmental committee held its quarterly environmental quality control meeting March 20 in the USAG-Casey Digital Conference Center.

  • Red Cloud steps up with six new CDFMs

    Mar 25, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-RC garrison commander, presented his commander's coin for excellence to six employees of Red Cloud's Resource Management Office March 19 for becoming Certified Defense Financial Managers. Mi Na Chang, Un Hui Kim, Myong Meyers, Yong Hui O, Yun Ok Song and Chong Yol Yi completed one of the Army's most involved and difficult courses to reach the highest levels of financial management. To qualify for the course and take the examination, one has to have all the training necessary to be involved in the Army's budget and financial matters.

  • Warriors participate in spring riverfront clean-up

    Mar 25, 2009

    Participating in the 2009 Spring Riverfront Clean-up, along Dongducheon City's portion of the Shincheon River, are Pfc. Aaron Elwell (left) and Pfc. Evan Spruill of the 579th Signal Company. More than 150 USAG-Casey Soldiers from the 210th Fires Brigade and their supporting elements partnered with local citizens and city officials March 20, 2009. City volunteers, along with support from USAG-Casey's USO staff, were also on hand to pass out light snacks and beverages. - U.S. Army photo by Jack Loudermilk

  • ID check begins in all Area I clubs

    Mar 25, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Area I leadership decided all Area I clubs and bowling establishments on post and stores selling alcohol begin a 100 percent identification check to determine if the customers buying alcoholic beverages are of legal age.

  • Tea for two

    Mar 25, 2009

    Staff Sgts. Danieto Bacchus, left, and Robert Newman, take a break and drink chai tea at an Afghan National Army outpost near Forward Operating Base Baylough in the Zabul province of Afghanistan, March 18, 2009. The Soldiers are assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment.

  • North Dakota National Guard helicopter crew rescues stranded citizens

    Mar 25, 2009

    BISMARCK, N.D. - In response to a request from emergency services officials of Grant County, N.D., through the N.D. Department of Emergency Services, a N.D. Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter was dispatched to rescue fellow North Dakotans stranded by rising flood waters.

  • 4-58th AOB, ROKA Soldiers strengthen ties

    Mar 25, 2009

    Air traffic control Soldiers from 4-58th Airfield Operations Battalion trained with Republic of Korea Army aviators while working on air traffic control operations certification near Kumwong, March 12.

  • HAS students spearhead donation drive for Iraqi children

    Mar 25, 2009

    Humphreys American School middle and elementary school student council members pack more than 25 cases of Humanitarian Aid items for Iraqi children and their families, Feb. 24. HAS student council members spearheaded a donation drive during February after hearing about efforts of American Soldiers at Camp Liberty, Iraq to collect HA items to help the children of Iraq.

  • Director of DoDEA visits Humphreys American School

    Mar 25, 2009

    Department of Defense Education Activity director Dr. Shirley A. Miles greets Humphreys American School kindergarten students during a visit here March 19.

  • Chicagoland Soldiers Receive Leadership Award

    Mar 25, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Alberto Rochezayas, Chicago Recruiting Battalion, and 1 Lt. Hector Rueda, 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, received the U.S. Army Citizen-Soldier Leadership Award during the annual U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute's annual conference in Chicago, Thursday, March 19. Brig. Gen. Maunel Ortiz, Commander, U.S. Army South, presented the award in front of 2,500 attendees at the Chicago Ballroom in the Sheraton Hotel and Towers.

  • Foundation launches programs for Army women

    Mar 25, 2009

    Women who serve in the Army are better educated and often end up having better jobs than their civilian counterparts, according to a study discussed Tuesday at the inaugural symposium of the U.S. Army WomenAca,!a,,cs Foundation.

  • Vanguard Brigade Welcomes New Commander

    Mar 25, 2009

    Colonel Lou Lartigue received the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Colors March 19 on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, signifying his taking command of the light infantry brigade.

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