Archive: Apr 2009

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  • Month of the Military Child celebrated at the Ord Military Community

    Apr 27, 2009

    Community support is evident at April 25's "Month of the Military Child" celebration at the Ord Military Community.

  • Kids encouraged to participate in disaster preparedness

    Apr 27, 2009

    Hurricane season will blow in soon and families need to be prepared.

  • Celebrating Military Child Month at West Point

    Apr 27, 2009

    West Point School Age Services youth have been involved in several activities celebrating the Month of the Military Child to include designing the T-shirts they are wearing. West Point's children created poems and posters about what being a military child means to them. The children created a banner stating why they are every day heroes. On May 1, SAS will have parents come to the facility to present their children with certificates for being every day heroes. The artwork the children made for the MOMC will be displayed at this event.

  • West Point WTU, FBI fire it up

    Apr 27, 2009

    Soldiers from the West Point Warrior Transition Unit and FBI agents traded shots in a day of firearms familiarization and fun at Range 3 April 16. The warriors-in-transition event was sponsored by West Point Range Control working in partnership with the FBI Firearms Training Unit-West Point, who donated their time and service to conduct the familiarization classes as well as a range competition and barbecue to lift Soldiers' spirits and morale.

  • Every day is Earth Day for West Point EMD

    Apr 27, 2009

    Since 1970, Earth Day has been a recognition of improving the environment and increasing community awareness in its role in maintaining a better Earth. West Point first celebrated Earth Day in 1995 with events that have centered on the academy's responsibility of being stewards of the lands and committing to the conservation of West Point.

  • Korean War hero receives Distinguished Service Cross

    Apr 27, 2009

    Fifty-eight years after Sgt. 1st Class William T. Miles parachuted into North Korea, he was awarded the military's second highest honor, the Distinguished Service Cross.

  • Lieutenant General Grant Takes Command

    Apr 27, 2009

    "The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on." Ulysses S. Grant.

  • Swine Influenza frequently asked questions

    Apr 27, 2009

  • West Point Center for the Rule of Law dedicated

    Apr 27, 2009

    Story and photos about Rule of Law Confrence at West Point

  • Army Awards Contract to Build "Phase Two" Campus Facility

    Apr 27, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Philadelphia District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $102,015,000 contract to James G. Davis Construction Corp., April 20, to build the Command and Control and Communications Network Transport (C2CNT)-East facility on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Newman finishes third at Talladega

    Apr 27, 2009

    Ryan Newman and the No. 39 Haas Automation/U.S. Army team scored their best result of the 2009 season by finishing third as part of a wild ending to Sunday's Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

  • Dietitian gives Soldiers information to chew on

    Apr 27, 2009

    The human body needs fuel to perform its necessary tasks. Choosing the best fuel can be difficult for deployed Soldiers who don't always have nutrition labels to read.

  • IA Soldiers learn welding skills

    Apr 27, 2009

    The heat was on a group of Iraqi Army Soldiers, so to speak, as they learned the basics of welding from U.S. Soldiers here recently

  • Wounded warriors take on Rocky Mountains

    Apr 27, 2009

    Nearly 400 disabled veterans and injured Soldiers participated in a winter sports clinic earlier this month in Snowmass Village, just outside of Aspen, Colo.

  • Cavalry to the Rescue

    Apr 27, 2009

    Members of the 1st Cavalry Division's Horse Detachment complete paperwork to donate blood at the Robertson Blood Center at Fort Hood. Find out more information about blood donation at <a href="http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil">www.MilitaryBlood.DoD.mil</a>

  • Sisters on the battlefiled

    Apr 27, 2009

    A helpful part of any deployment is a stable support group. Some Soldiers turn to friends within their unit for this support. Others are lucky enough to have a family member in country with them.

  • Brussels NCO Has Ringside View at NATO Summit

    Apr 27, 2009

    BRUSSELS - A U.S. Army Garrison Brussels military policeman participated in the ceremony to mark NATO's 60th Anniversary April 5 in Strasbourg, France, serving as the U.S. flag bearer during the opening ceremony.

  • Tropic Lightning Security Detachment Donates Books to Local Tikrit Schools

    Apr 27, 2009

    Soldiers with the 25th Special Troops Battalion, 25th Infantry Division's Security Detachment distributed dozens of boxes of text books to several local "primary schools", near Tikrit, Iraq, April 20.

  • "Key to the City" presented to Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center

    Apr 27, 2009

    During the Jonesboro, Arkansas city council meeting on April 8th, LTC Dale Deehr, Officer-in-Charge, Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center, was presented with the "Key to the City" by Mayor Harold Perrin. The three-day Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) blood drive was hosted by the 875th Engineer Battalion, Arkansas National Guard, and sponsored by the E911 Fire Police Dispatch Center.

  • Army Campaign Plan for Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention

    Apr 27, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army's new Campaign Plan for Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention will seek to make rapid improvements in the Army's existing health promotion and risk reduction programs, systems, and processes with a goal of reducing suicides and improving the mental, physical and spiritual health of the Army community. The Army Vice Chief of Staff's Suicide Prevention Council comprised of representatives from across the Army staff will implement the campaign plan. In support of the overall campaign plan, the Army Suicide Prevention Council will be empowered to review Army doctrine, organization, training, material, leadership, personnel and facilities that are connected to health promotion, risk reduction and suicide prevention to ensure the Army is optimizing its resources to promote Army wellness.

  • TRADOC on Wikipedia

    Apr 27, 2009

  • The Voices of the CH-47 Chinook

    Apr 27, 2009

    For many first-time passengers, these voices are noises, threatening to deafen unprotected ears and, still, overwhelming even the protected. For the Soldiers and military personnel who operate these aircraft daily on an intimate level, these voices are clear and defined, speaking volumes of information. The CH-47 Chinook Helicopter's remarkable hold over those who know it best.

  • Service Drill Teams exhibit skills

    Apr 27, 2009

    On Sunday, drill teams from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard demonstrated their fine skills at the 2nd annual Joint Drill Exhibition. The exhibition was held at the George Mason University Field House in Fairfax, Va. All teams drew a large crowd and spectators were amazed as the four teams showcased their drilling proficiency.

  • 'Bushmasters' curb their enthusiasm

    Apr 27, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, made noticeable improvements, like curbs and painted logos, to their company area here April 10.

  • Wounded Warrior NCO Returns to Qualification Range

    Apr 27, 2009

    The last time Sgt. Bret Cherry, 25, participated in the M-16 Zero Qualification Range was in 2006. He shot at the sharpshooter level, ranging between 33 and 37 out of 40 possible hits. Three years later, the wounded warrior returned to the firing line April 15 at Camp Bullis along with Brooke Army Medical Center's Troop Command Soldiers with one goal in mind; to remain on active duty.

  • Join The Old Guard Twitter

    Apr 27, 2009

  • Army chief visits Horn of Africa

    Apr 27, 2009

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said he was "staggered" at the number of missions on the Horn of Africa as he visited Camp Lemonier for the first time, April 23.

  • TRADOC on Twitter

    Apr 27, 2009

  • TRADOC on Facebook

    Apr 27, 2009

  • NCO Receives Bronze Star

    Apr 27, 2009

    It was to no surprise even to his wife, Belinda Reed, after he thanked a crowd of more than 40 Soldiers, medical and civilian staff members April 17 during his Bronze Star ceremony in the Center for Intrepid foyer, that he also had a special message for fellow amputees.

  • Soldier gives NCO gift of life at Walter Reed

    Apr 27, 2009

    WASHINGTON -- Eleven days before Sgt. 1st Class Tanya Colomathi was to receive a kidney transplant, the doctors at a civilian hospital in Georgia told her the donor was not the best match and canceled the operation.

  • Sustainers, PRT bring joy to Iraqi kids

    Apr 27, 2009

    MUTHANNA PROVINCE, Iraq - Coalition Soldiers from the 167th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted two civil military operation missions here April 13, bringing the joy of toys and school supplies to over 225 Iraqi children.

  • 18th MPs tackle Warrior Adventure Quest

    Apr 27, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - To enhance unit cohesion and provide leadership opportunities, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 18th Military Police Brigade took its Soldiers to Wiesbaden on April 16 to participate in a Warrior Adventure Quest program being offered by Installation Management Command-Europe.

  • Army's Chief of Staff visits Camp Lemonier

    Apr 27, 2009

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen George W. Casey, Jr. visited with the servicemembers of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa and Camp Lemonier for the first time, April 23.

  • Army employees set new standard, save DOD millions

    Apr 27, 2009

    Logistics Support Activity and Defense Logistics Agency employees teamed up to win the 2008 Defense Standardization Program Achievement Award for helping the Department of Defense save millions of dollars.

  • Employees repair, return VIS components

    Apr 27, 2009

    Critical communications assets are being overhauled here as part of a $4.4 million dollar repair and return program.

  • Hohenfels welcomes ATVs to FMWR fleet

    Apr 27, 2009

    The arrival of 22 brand-new All Terrain Vehicles makes U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels' Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation outdoor recreation program the first in Europe with the vehicles.

  • Military children overcome obstacles, enjoy unique overseas opportunities

    Apr 27, 2009

    While no one tries to pretend that life as a military child is easy, those most up-front about the hardships they face are the children themselves. Ask a group of children of any age what it's like being a military child and they won't shy away from telling it like it is.

  • Casey 500 opens for the season

    Apr 27, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the Casey Community Activity Center held a Grand Opening of USAG-Casey's 500 Go Kart Track April 18.

  • Obstacle Course challenges Soldiers in Warrior Country

    Apr 26, 2009

    CAMP HOVEY- Soldiers from units across Warrior Country came to the Hovey obstacle course, also known as the confidence course, to compete in the first annual Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation obstacle course challenge. The event had 319 Soldiers participate in four different categories of the competition: individual men's open, individual women's open and the men's and women's team event.

  • Yolanda Adams blesses Warrior Country during concert

    Apr 26, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Gospel sensation Yolanda Adams came to entertain Warrior Country Soldiers and Family members with a concert at the USAG-Casey Hanson Field House, April 18. The show was the second of the four Adams performed during her tour in Korea.

  • Korean Service Corps train at North Star Range

    Apr 26, 2009

    NORTH STAR RANGE - Training for 82 of the 176 men of the 15th Korean Service Corps stationed on Camp Stanley began April 16 on North Star Range adjacent to Camp Stanley. Training consisted of 17 test subjects in four categories. The four categories consisted of field first aid, nuclear, biological and chemical defense, weapons familiarization with the M9 pistol and M16 series rifle, and military map reading.

  • Chief of Chaplains praises Warrior Country chaplains and assistants

    Apr 26, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON - Maj. Gen. Douglas L. Carver, Chief of Chaplains, Pentagon, recognized and commended the work the chaplains and chaplains' assistants are doing in Korea at a luncheon held April 19 at the USAG-Casey Indian Head Golf Course. Carver visited Korea to see the different types of work chaplains and chaplains' assistants are conducting in Korea compared to what Soldiers in the same job field do stationed in the United States. "Everyone speaks about how great of an assignment Korea is, and I have to agree," Carver said. "Korea is a great place to serve and a well kept secret. Every time we come we fall more in love with this great land. The Soldiers morale is high and the Korean people and their culture make Korea a rewarding assignment."

  • Fort Jackson Soldiers come together to help kick off annual Columbia, S.C. fair

    Apr 26, 2009

    Maj. Gen. James Eggleton, commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Command, based at Fort Jackson, the grand marshal of the 13th Annual Sparkleberry Country Fair held at the Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia, S.C., on April 25, lead Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard, USARRC, 81st Regional Support Command, the 100th Army Band and the Fort Jackson Drill Sergeant Academy, marched around the near one-mile loop around thousands of fairgoers.

  • Ward in Rwanda: Africa Command committed to partnership with Rwanda

    Apr 26, 2009

    General William E. "Kip" Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, reaffirmed the command's commitment to partnering with the Rwandan Defense Force (RDF) to help promote stability and security in the region.

  • SMDC-ONE Technology Demonstration

    Apr 26, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's SMDC-ONE technology demonstration will design and test nanosatellites weighing as little as four-kilograms. These nanosatellites can be placed into a low Earth orbit to receive data files from a ground command and control center. The ground station for the first SMDC-ONE demonstration will be at USASMDC/ARSTRAT on Redstone Arsenal, Ala. The primary objective will be to receive data from multiple ground transmitters and relay that data to a ground station. The intent of this technology demonstration is to build a number of identical satellites and deploy them together into low Earth orbit to simulate enhanced tactical communications capability and evaluate the nanosat performance.

  • Ordnance Soldiers Save 'Skunk Werks'

    Apr 25, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - When Soldiers of the 602nd Maintenance Co. leave Iraq this summer they'll be taking a piece of history with them: the "Skunk Werks" welding shop from here.

  • Finance Soldiers join the NCO Corps

    Apr 25, 2009

    CAMP STRYKER, Iraq - The Stryker Finance Office promoted four outstanding and motivated Soldiers to the noncommissioned officer corps here in February.

  • Memorial Service Honors Fallen 3d ESC Soldier

    Apr 25, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Over 300 U.S. Soldiers of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) mourned the loss of fellow soldier, Spc. Daniel Jay Beard, 24, in a memorial service at the Memorial Hall here, April 10.

  • Army Hawaii gives thanks to volunteers

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - More than 25 community volunteers, senior spouses and garrison leadership rallied together the morning of April 20 to kick off the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) Volunteer Appreciation Week activities with a special breakfast and shopping event at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) Main Exchange, here.

  • Blue Star Card holders learn to paddle like professionals

    Apr 24, 2009

    WAIANAE, Hawaii - Blue Star Card members grabbed paddles and stood next to large stand-up paddleboards at Pokai Bay Beach, April16, for a lesson from the Schofield Barracks Outdoor Recreation Center (ODR).

  • FMWR pools prepared to make a splash this summer

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Opportunities for swimming on the island of Oahu are plentiful whether at the beach or at one of the four Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) swimming pools available to residents of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) communities and Army families stationed here.

  • Fort Riley Boy Scouts help clean up marina

    Apr 24, 2009

    A local Boy Scout Troop volunterred to help cleanup the marina in preparations for the marina opening in May.

  • Reenactors provide living history lesson to Fort Riley students

    Apr 24, 2009

    Historial reenactors show students what life was like during the Civil War era.

  • Pinwheels ignite abuse awareness

    Apr 24, 2009

    HONOLULU - Eli Joor, 8, held the shiny blue metallic pinwheel in his hands and carefully placed it onto the lawn of the State Capitol building here, April 20.

  • Fort Riley earns 'tree city' title for 22nd year

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Riley is named a Tree City USA community for the 22nd year in a row for its commitment to community forestry.

  • Spring fling provides play day for Fort Riley families and new parents

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Riley families enjoyed their time together during the Spring Fling event at Fort Riley.

  • Earthday Festival: AHFH promotes sustainable communities

    Apr 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "When is my interview'" 10-year-old Aaron Washington eagerly inquired, repeatedly. The Solomon Elementary School fourth grader wanted to make certain he would be on-the-record concerning his views about Earth Day. He came prepared to share his environmental wisdom.

  • Holocaust survivor shares story during remembrance at Fort Riley

    Apr 24, 2009

    A former Big Red One Soldier returns to tell his story about his experiences during the Holocaust of World War II.

  • Soldier receives Soldier's Medal for saving young boy in Afghanistan

    Apr 24, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Sanders believes that he was born to be an infantryman. Having completed five deployments, he understands the sacrifice and bravery that accompanies combat, so when he witnessed an Afghan boy near death, his instincts immediately came into play.

  • Directorate of Public Works leader named best support executive

    Apr 24, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Recently, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) earned several environmental and conservation awards. However, the programs that garnered the recognition didn't happen in a vacuum. In fact, they had to be nurtured like seedlings in a garden.

  • Firefighters put out training fires on Fort Riley

    Apr 24, 2009

    Manhattan fire fighters came to Fort Riley to train on Fort Riley's fire simulators.

  • Fort Riley aviation Soldiers fly to North Dakota to help with flood relief

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Riley aviation Soldiers flew to the flood stricken areas in North Dakota.

  • Community center pool opens at Fort Shafter

    Apr 24, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Residents of Army Hawaii Family Housing (AHFH) have a new amenity to enjoy here.

  • HMR CDC Parade

    Apr 24, 2009

    HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii -The Child Development Center', here, held a parade, April 16, in honor of Month of the Military Child (MOMC). Escorted by the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii military police and fire department, more than 175 children and parents marched to patriotic songs, blew bubbles and had fun celebrating the military's smallest heroes.

  • Annual Balikatan 2009 exercise begins in the Philippines

    Apr 24, 2009

    Balikatan 2009 jumped off to a running start as Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam National Guard, joined together with Filipino soldiers from the 49th Infantry Battalion at Fort Magsaysay military reservation, four hours from the Philippine capital of Manila.

  • Neighborhoods warmly accept Soldiers

    Apr 24, 2009

    The Soldiers, assigned to the U.S. Army's 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam National Guard, together with soldiers from the Republic of the Philippines Army's 49th Infantry Battalion, were there to aid the neighborhood in fixing their cherished, yet aging, elementary school.

  • Army "On-the-move" team takes first in Jersey Shore Relay

    Apr 24, 2009

    U.S. Army product manager at Fort Monmouth, N.J., took a break from planning for its annual integrated technology demonstration to support Special Olympics in the 13th Annual Jersey Shore Relay April 18.

  • Basic trainees compete in combat olympics

    Apr 24, 2009

    Basic trainees compete against each other in the 434th FA Combat Olympics

  • Swanson: Find positive role models

    Apr 24, 2009

    In the 11 years Staff Sgt. Lisa Swanson has served, she has been deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Disability does not mean unemployable

    Apr 24, 2009

    A contract worker with a disability makes herself employable.

  • Spouses' career program expanded

    Apr 24, 2009

    A new career program that provides up to $6,000 for a military spouse's education and training has been expanded Army wide.

  • Post remembers Holocaust victims

    Apr 24, 2009

    On Sunday, Chaplain (Col.) Robert Eldridge recalled a visit he made to northwest Germany years ago. The landscape was a lush green, he said. It was beautiful, he said, all except for the area inside of Bergen-Belsen, a Nazi concentration camp.

  • Prescription drug abuse on rise in DoD

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Sill is being proactive to fight a rising trend in DoD of prescriptiion drug abuse

  • Mustion to leave SSI

    Apr 24, 2009

    The commander of the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute will be leaving Fort Jackson. Brig. Gen. Richard Mustion has been chosen to become the new adjutant general and commander of the Army's Physical Disability Agency and executive director of the Military Postal Service Agency in Alexandria, Va.

  • King of the drill: 1-13 Soldier seizes this year's DSoY title

    Apr 24, 2009

    A drill sergeant from Company A, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment has been named Fort Jackson's Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • FA 30 students build cultural awareness

    Apr 24, 2009

    An expert in cultural awareness spoke to students at the Functional Area 30 Qualification Course during their two-week multi-echelon exercise April 14-23 at the Battle Command Training Center.

  • Housing tops items weighed at town hall meeting

    Apr 24, 2009

    More than 100 members of the Fort Jackson community participated in a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Solomon Center.

  • Wounded Warrior first to use next-generation powered legs

    Apr 24, 2009

    Lt. Col. Greg Gadson, a bilateral above-the-knee amputee, stood in bright sunlight on the patio of Walter Reed's Bldg. 88, April 17. A pack of reporters pointed mini-audio recorders, and a clutch of television cameramen rolled tape. The Wounded Warrior's prosthetic legs looked, with their composite construction and gray-on-silver design, like futuristic science fiction movie props.

  • CAC-T welcomes new leader

    Apr 24, 2009

    Col. Paul E. Funk II officially became deputy commander of the Combined Arms Center-Training at an assumption of responsibility ceremony April 17.

  • Garden plots provide vets therapeutic relief

    Apr 24, 2009

    A new garden plot for disabled veterans will produce more than fruits and vegetables, its organizers say. It will also be a place of hope.

  • Mangudais Ride Again

    Apr 24, 2009

    Thursday and Friday, 44 Fort Knox senior NCOs took up the challenge from Armor Center Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell to participate in a Mangudai exercise.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Kandahar troops

    Apr 24, 2009

    During a recent visit to Kandahar, Afghanistan, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey talked with Soldiers over dinner, delivered a brief address and answered questions during a town hall meeting.

  • Got milk' One mom feels bottled up

    Apr 24, 2009

    For 12 weeks, four days and 10 hours, I've been obsessed with milk. Specifically, breast milk.

  • Iraqi, Afghan find home in U.S. Army

    Apr 24, 2009

    Earlier this month, when Balsam, an Army private, graduated from Basic Combat Training with his fellow Soldiers of Fort Jackson's 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, it was the third time he had completed military training.

  • Volunteers log hours, garner awards

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Polk unit leaders and agency supervisors assembled to recognize installation volunteers and to award the volunteer of the year April 21.

  • Detachment records history as it happens

    Apr 24, 2009

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk continue to make history. The 45th Military History Detachment, from Fort Gillem, Ga., validated during a rotation through JRTC with the 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. The detachment, the first of its kind to validate at either JRTC or the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Ca., is one of 25 other MHDs across the Army.

  • Fort Polk great - getting greater

    Apr 24, 2009

    The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk's commanding general, Brig. Gen. James C. Yarbrough, highlights some of the improvements and new construction taking place on the installation.

  • Exercise, exercise, exercise: Fort Rucker trains for the worst

    Apr 24, 2009

    Fort Rucker's Force Protection Exercise (FPE) climaxed April 23 when a mock terrorist detonated a suicide bomb among first response team members in the Allen Heights neighborhood.

  • Senator John Ensign works out with The Old Guard.

    Apr 24, 2009

    U.S. Senator John Ensign of Nevada took time out to do physical training with members of the 3d US Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard" on Thursday.

  • Artifact donations to Fort McCoy help celebrate 'A Century of Service'

    Apr 24, 2009

  • 'Steel Spike' Soldiers spotlight Asian-Pacific Heritage

    Apr 24, 2009

    BAGHDAD - April is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month and 2009 is the Army's "Year of the NCO." To celebrate both, Company A, 46th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 225th Engineer Brigade, highlightede the outstanding work of two noncommissioned officer's of Asian descent.

  • Daddy's home: Policy OKs Soldiers' paternity leave

    Apr 24, 2009

    When Capt. Rodney Jackson's wife, Demetra, had their first daughter two years ago, he had to use part of his annual leave in order to spend time with his family.

  • Fort McCoy readies for fishing season to opener

    Apr 24, 2009

  • Chaplain answers call to the stage

    Apr 24, 2009

    As a chaplain, Air Force Lt. Col. Gary Ziccardi is used to speaking in front of audiences. However, in March, he took on new role as actor and singer in a musical at Columbia's Town Theatre.

  • Campaign will take holistic approach to solve suicide problem

    Apr 24, 2009

    The Army's battle to reduce suicide in its ranks took on a new urgency last week as Army leaders launched the "Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Campaign Plan."

  • Fort McCoy Fire Department enlists new 'staff' to help with safety talks

    Apr 24, 2009

  • Mettle test: Drill sergeants compete for title

    Apr 24, 2009

    Twenty of Fort Jackson's drill sergeants are battling to be named the Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Fort McCoy Youth learn that Character Counts!

    Apr 24, 2009

  • 'One Call' connects schools, parents

    Apr 24, 2009

    For parents looking for up-to-date information on Fort Jackson schools, those updates are now as close as their own phones.

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