Archive: Jun 2009

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  • New home construction continues on post

    Jun 13, 2009

    Although the Residential Communities Initiative is only in its fourth year, more than 1,000 new homes have been built on Fort Benning and nearly 40 new homes in Dahlonega, Ga.

  • New home construction continues on post

    Jun 13, 2009

    Although the Residential Communities Initiative is only in its fourth year, more than 1,000 new homes have been built on Fort Benning and nearly 40 new homes in Dahlonega, Ga.

  • New home construction continues on post

    Jun 13, 2009

    Although the Residential Communities Initiative is only in its fourth year, more than 1,000 new homes have been built on Fort Benning and nearly 40 new homes in Dahlonega, Ga.

  • Drill sergeants to compete for top Army title at Forts Monroe and Eustis June 21-26

    Jun 13, 2009

    Seven of the Army's best training NCOs across the nation will be travelling to Fort Monroe, Va., next weekend to compete for the title of 2009 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Defense Secretary Gates Visits Margraten

    Jun 13, 2009

    MARGRATEN, Netherlands -- U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates, visited the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, during a conference break among international defense ministers meeting in the Limburg Province of the Netherlands, June 10. Here, he reflected on the sacrifices made by the 8,301 U.S. service members buried in this memorial cemetery after WWII, comparing it to the current sacrifices U.S. and coalition nations are making in Afghanistan. "It is a mission whose importance cannot and should not be underestimated, for it is critical to the security of both Europe and the United States," Gates said. "I am confident that we will summon the will and the courage to do whatever it takes in Afghanistan, just as we have in the past on battlefields that necessitated memorials like this one," Gates said. Read more at: http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx'id=54724

  • Community Covenant renewed on Army's 234th Birthday observance

    Jun 12, 2009

    Photo of Army Community Covenant and 234th Army Birthday observance.

  • Fort Riley, Kan. ceremony honors both Army's 234th and 1st Infantry Division's 92nd birthd

    Jun 12, 2009

    The memory of past wars and Soldiers who fought to defend the freedom and liberty of the United States since the nation's birth were honored during the Army's 234th birthday and the 1st Infantry Division's 92nd birthday celebration June 11 on the parade field in front of the 1st Infantry Division headquarters.

  • UMCDF surpasses 5 million safe hours

    Jun 12, 2009

    UMATILLA CHEMICAL DEPOT, Hermiston, Ore. - The Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility surpassed 5 million hours without a lost-time accident on June 8. It has been 1,067 days or nearly three years since a UMCDF employee missed work because of an accident.

  • MG Brooks Shares Advice With Eager Cadets

    Jun 12, 2009

    Photo and article from June 11, 2009,

  • Happy Birthday Army

    Jun 12, 2009

    Soldiers from B Co. 229th Military Intelligence Battalion participated in a book reading for the children at the Monterey Road Child Development Center and the Porter Youth Center on Ord Military Community.

  • VIDEO: Chief of Staff Gen. Casey's Army Birthday message

    Jun 12, 2009

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, has a message for the Army Family on its 234th Birthday.

  • Getting krafty

    Jun 12, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Arts & Crafts Center, here, held their annual Kids Kraft Kamp, June 10. General art classes are held every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. for first through sixth graders. Adult classes are also available. Call 808-655-4202 for more information.

  • Makani Pahili '09 tests joint response: Garrison readies for Category 4 winds

    Jun 12, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Validating emergency operating plans and training officials to better protect the community, its members and installation assets, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii (USAG-HI) held its annual hurricane exercise, Makana Pahili, May 28-June 5.

  • 'Sex Signals' discusses preventing sexual assault through comedy

    Jun 12, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - One of the most popular improvisational shows on the mainland touched down on U.S. Army soil, here, earlier this week, leaving its Army Combat Uniform-clad audiences both in stitches as well as in a pensive state regarding sexual encounters.

  • Oahu North summer shuttle making rounds, rider supervision required

    Jun 12, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - In order to provide increased access to our facilities for youth and Soldiers who may not have transportation from outlying communities or within our installations, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii has initiated a summer bus shuttle service in the Oahu North communities.

  • South community shares concerns, stays informed at town hall

    Jun 12, 2009

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Nearly 100 people packed into the chapel, here, June 3, for the latest Oahu South Town Hall meeting, eager to share their concerns and listen to the advice of agency representatives from various directorates.

  • Families flock to the Honolulu Zoo for annual Military Appreciation Day

    Jun 12, 2009

    HONOLULU - It wasn't too difficult to coax Spc. Richard Allen out of his lair, June 6, to join the thousands who flocked to the zoo take advantage of the free food, entertainment and activities during the Military Appreciation Day.

  • Benning Soldiers cast in museum displays

    Jun 12, 2009

    Historical figures are coming to life at the National Infantry Museum. Dressed in a range of uniforms, from the WWII cold weather uniform to the modern ACU, more than 50 life-size sculptures modeled after Infantry Soldiers will be on display when the museum opens June 19.

  • Army's 234th Birthday celebration at the Pentagon

    Jun 12, 2009

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Col. Arthur Wittich (the oldest Soldier serving in the military district of Washington), Deputy Secretary of Defense William Lynn, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Pvt. Rex Vaughn (the youngest Soldier serving in the military district of Washington), and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston cut the Army's 234th birthday cake during a celebration at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2009. "Our Army's history is a proud one. At its heart, it is a story of people . . . a story of ordinary men and women willing to do extraordinary things for our country," said Casey as part of the birthday celebration.

  • Celebrating Flag Day should be standard

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in a Fredonia, Wis., public school to observe June 14 as "Flag Birthday." Aug. 3, 1949, President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day.

  • To the colors: the basics of flag folding by the 84th Engineer Battalion

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in a Fredonia, Wis., public school to observe June 14 as "Flag Birthday." Aug. 3, 1949, President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day. Hover over each photo for a description of the step in the flag-folding process.

  • Ducote earns top award at CGSC

    Jun 12, 2009

    Marshall Award (top U.S. graduate) for CGSC ILE course.

  • Doin' time for a good cause

    Jun 12, 2009

    More than 65 arrest warrants were issued yesterday for U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command personnel - with offenders spanning the chain-of-command from an administrative assistant all the way to the commanding general. Luckily for these offenders, time served was only about 15 minutes, and through their good humor, more than $1,100 was raised to help offset costs for the command's organizational day planned for Sept. 10.

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    Jun 12, 2009

  • Paratroopers make historic jump, visit battlefields on D-Day anniversary

    Jun 12, 2009

    Landing inside Drop Zone T off the coast of Normandy, 34 Soldiers with the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, participated in a historic parachute jump with paratroopers from around the world June 7 commemorating the 65th anniversary of D-Day.

  • Monroe Birthday Concert Features Army Drill Team, Streamer Ceremony

    Jun 12, 2009

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band honors the Army Birthday with an annual concert that includes a streamer ceremony highlighting the service's illustrious history

  • Five warrant officers graduate from pilot program at U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

    Jun 12, 2009

  • Warrant officers present gift to CAC Commander

    Jun 12, 2009

    Warrant officers graduate from CGSC ILE course.

  • Army moves to privatize on-post lodging

    Jun 12, 2009

    Soldiers in a temporary duty or permanent change of station status who need lodging on Army installations will begin to see improvements in those accommodations as the service moves to privatize lodging at 10 posts beginning Aug. 15.

  • Nearly 3,000 attend U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jun 12, 2009

    The 2009 edition of The U.S. Army Soldier show brought nearly 3,000 people to the i-wireless Center May 20, according to figures from Rock Island Arsenal. A total of 2,968 people attended the variety show performance by serving Soldiers in the United States Army.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Funeral

    Jun 12, 2009

    Maj. George Edward Wahlen was buried June 11th in Ogden, Utah after an extensive military career spanning three branches of the military. At age 17, Wahlen was trained as an aircraft mechanic, and he worked at Hill Field in Utah as a crew chief for the United States Army Air Corps. He volunteered for the draft, hoping to work on aircraft, but became a Navy Corpsman. Wahlen also volunteered for combat duty with the United States Marine Corps, and was attached to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division, and participated in the Battle of Iwo Jima in February 1945. He was awarded the Medal Of Honor by President Harry S. Truman on October 5, 1945 for his service. He later re-enlisted in the United States Army, where he served during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired with the rank of Major after being awarded a Purple Heart and serving in all four branches of the United States Military. Wahlen is receiving a burial with full military honors.

  • Army Birthday Festivities On Fort Lee

    Jun 12, 2009

    Fort Lee celebrated the 234th Army Birthday on June 12, beginning with an NCO-led installation run, then an Army Birthday celebration -- featuring a mass re-enlistment ceremony -- then an afternoon of sports activities, including a golf tournament.

  • More than one way to save a life

    Jun 12, 2009

    On Friday, June 5th, Christy Menti was not able to donate blood. Even though she was attempting to donate at a blood drive set up by her husband's unit and had donated many times before, she was deferred that day. Like thousands of Fort Hood Soldiers and family members, a temporary deferral got in the way of her noble attempt to send troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan a small bit of liquid life.

  • Pascual: "I believe that this is an institution dedicated to peace" CGSC graduates large

    Jun 12, 2009

    Graduation ceremonies at CGSC for ILE Class 09-01.

  • Army War College grad tackles assignment in space

    Jun 12, 2009

  • Wizards welcome Fort Leavenworth families

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Kansas City Wizards celebrated Soldiers and military families during Fort Leavenworth Military Appreciation Night at their game against the 2008 MLS Cup Champion Columbus Crew June 6 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, Kan.

  • Paratroopers remember the fallen with sculpture

    Jun 12, 2009

    Paratroopers of the 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne) and their guests conducted a memorial ceremony to dedicate a bronze sculpture of boots, upturned rifle and helmet and to read a roll-call of 7 Soldiers who have died while serving with the 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne) in the past year.

  • May 28, 2009- The Atlantic Council

    Jun 12, 2009

  • Fort Leavenworth troops named Combined Arms Center NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Jun 12, 2009

    Sgt. Jovan Luna and Spc. Thomas Rincon, both of Fort Leavenworth, were named winners of the Combined Arms Center 2009 Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a ceremony June 5 at the Frontier Conference Center. A total of 12 NCOs and nine Soldiers from 10 different installations, schools and support activities in CAC participated in the competition June 1-5 at Fort Leavenworth. The physical and mental abilities of each NCO and Soldier were tested in several events including the Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, marksmanship, warrior tasks testing, a written essay and oral knowledge assessment board.

  • Happy 234th Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    Happy 234th Army Birthday from the Commanding General of the Warrior Transition Command

  • CGSCAca,!E+announces ILE class 2009-01 awards

    Jun 12, 2009

    At the Command and General Staff College's Intermediate Level Education graduation ceremony June 12, several members of the class of 2009-01 were singled out for honors and awards.

  • ESPNU Plans Day Of West Pooint Sports Programming

    Jun 12, 2009

    Story about ESPNU planning a day of West Point sports programming

  • It's A Matter Of Interpretation

    Jun 12, 2009

    Army Sgt. Major J.B. Spisso relied heavily on his Afghan interpreter to navigate through the customs and culture of Afghanistan when Spisso served as a trainer in advanced combat tactics.

  • U.S. Army Central wins safety award

    Jun 12, 2009

    U.S. Army Central was recognized for their outstanding safety and Army readiness by being selected as the winner of the 2008 Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff, Army Headquarters Safety Award, June 8. The award was presented to Maj. Gen. Charles A. Anderson, USARCENT deputy commanding general, by Brig. Gen. William T. Wolf, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, on behalf of Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey.

  • Memorial marking WWII air tragedy makes its way to Fort Myer

    Jun 12, 2009

    Nearly 70 years ago, a B-17 Flying Fortress crashed near Mackay, Queensland, Australia, killing all but one of the 41 American servicemembers on their way back to battle in the Pacific Theater. The Bakers Creek crash, as it's known, was the worst transport aircraft disaster in the southwest Pacific during World War II, and to this day remains Australia's worst aerial crash by death toll.

  • Fort Leavenworth celebrates 234th Army birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    A military police vehicle and the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth command team lead troops down Stimson Avenue on a 3-mile fun run to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday June 12 at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The fun run was followed by remarks and a cake cutting.

  • Army chaplain assistants celebrate century of selfless servitude to Soldiers, community

    Jun 12, 2009

    Batman had Robin, the Lone Ranger had Tonto, Sherlock Holmes had Watson and Don Quixote had Sancho Panza. While these sidekicks may not share the fame of their mentors, they all helped their leaders accomplish their missions and earn their praise, while gaining their own popularity as well. This year, the Army and the Army chaplain corps are celebrating their own sidekicks, the chaplain assistants, who are celebrating a century of service

  • Simulator lets you feel heat without getting burned

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Army knows that realistic training is the best for properly preparing Soldiers for their duties, and have taken numerous steps to ensure that today's training truly replicates the modern battlefield. Now, with the arrival of a new piece of equipment, the firemen who serve these Soldiers and their families on Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem are also getting some of the most realistic fire prevention training. The BullEx Fire Prevention and Life Safety Trailer is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment that replicates a kitchen and industrial type environment and fires that can be encountered there.

  • Fort Lee Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    Soldiers, Marines and Civilians at Fort Lee, Va., gathered to celebrate the 234th Army Birthday with an NCO-led installation run.

  • Learning military leadership from the experts

    Jun 12, 2009

    The leaders in our military community - officers, NCOs and Civilian employees - will have two opportunities this summer to help young adults who have an interest in the military aspire to great heights. The students are participants in the LeadAmerica youth leadership conference. LeadAmerica is an educational organization that sponsors academic-based leadership programs for outstanding high school and middle school students.

  • Soldiers trade MREs for hot dogs

    Jun 12, 2009

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 3,000 Fort Jackson Soldiers got a break from training Saturday to enjoy a Columbia Blowfish baseball game as the club celebrated military appreciation night.

  • Fort Jackson college grads honored in on-post ceremony

    Jun 12, 2009

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Nine college graduates were recognized in a ceremony at the Main Post Chapel yesterday. The students were the first recognized in what organizers hope becomes an annual occurence.

  • 51st Chemical Company performs decontamination training

    Jun 12, 2009

    Fort Polk's 51st Chemical Company, 83rd Chemical Battalion, performed decontamination training on aircraft and unit vehicles at Polk Army Airfield June 4.

  • Fort Bragg children celebrate Army's birthday target_ab2009

    Jun 12, 2009

    Slide show of 12 June activities at Fort Bragg's Tolson Youth Center.

  • Fishing for God's word at 'Crocodile Dock'

    Jun 12, 2009

    Fort Gillem's vacation bible school, Crocodile Dock, started June 8. The five-day bible class teaches children a new biblical principal daily through a variety of lessons, videos, crafts, skits and interactive storytelling with counselors. A second camp, to be held on Fort McPherson, from June 22 - 26.

  • Chaplain recalls path to making history

    Jun 12, 2009

    Muslims, Jews and Christians usually worship on different days in different places. But the celebration of a U.S. Army Chaplain Corps pioneer brought members of the three faith groups together at the Main Post Chapel Friday. Chaplain Abdul-Rasheed Muhammad, U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, was promoted to lieutenant colonel in a ceremony that Chaplain (Col.) Samuel Boone, USACHCS commandant, called historic.

  • Battle mind: Training mentally arms Soldiers for combat

    Jun 12, 2009

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Upon arriving to Fort Jackson for Basic Combat Training, new Soldiers are issued all the equipment they need to survive. But among the Kevlar, body armor and weapons, these Soldiers are issued nothing to protect their minds.

  • 5-25 Rangers represent division, Fort Polk at 'Best Ranger' competition

    Jun 12, 2009

    A two-man team of officers from 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment -- 1st Lt. Grant Barge and Capt. Robert Killian -- competed in and completed the 26th Annual Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., May 8-10. Barge, a platoon leader with Battery A and marathon runner from West Palm Beach, Fla., and Killian, a battalion signal officer and world-class triathlete from Charleston, S.C., finished in 23rd place.

  • Acts spread God's word through music

    Jun 12, 2009

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Darby Field was transformed into a sanctuary Saturday afternoon as Soldiers, retirees, civilians and guests clapped their hands and swayed during a free gospel concert.

  • Tearing down to build up: Demolishing Polk's World War II-era barracks necessary for new growth

    Jun 12, 2009

    Timothy Bullock, project superintendent for Charter Environmental, has taken part in the demolition of 74 buildings on Fort Polk since February. Charter was awarded the contract to demolish the World War II-era buildings on Fort Polk by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as part of the Corps' facilities reduction program. The company has also demolished buildings at Fort Rucker, Ala., Fort Benning, Ga., Fort Gordon, Ga. and Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Retired Chaplain Fills Soldiers' Cups With Hope, Strength and Prayer

    Jun 12, 2009

    RAPID CITY, S.D. - Attendees at the second annual Golden Coyote Prayer Breakfast filled their breakfast cups with hope and strength at the Camp Rapid Chapel on June 8. The lighthearted Lt. Col. Lynn Wilson, chaplain with Joint Force Headquarters of Rapid City, S.D., led the morning service with songs of praise and prayer requests from service members. "We wanted to start Golden Coyote with an emphasis on prayer and spirituality. Soldiers are most ready when they are strong in a relationship with both their family and their God," said Lynn.

  • Polk's O-16696 oldest operational aircraft in Army

    Jun 12, 2009

    An OH-58 "Huey" helicopter, tail number O-16696, assigned to Fort Polk's 5th Aviation Battalion, reached the ripe old age of 40 June 3 and a birthday party of sorts was held for the distinguished lady at the helipad next to the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk headquarters building. Not only did she turn 40, in doing so she cemented her status as the oldest flying aircraft in the Army inventory.

  • Army Takes New Approach to Suicide Prevention

    Jun 12, 2009

  • 65th D-Day Anniversary Honors World War II Veterans

    Jun 12, 2009

    An Honor Flight Tennessee Valley award ceremony was conducted at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. on June 6 in observance of the 65th anniversary of D-Day and in honor of all World War II veterans nationwide. Three long-awaited Bronze Star Medals were presented to WWII veterans (one posthumously) in addition to a Purple Heart (also posthumously).

  • Army partners with Alabama A&M on center of excellence

    Jun 12, 2009

    Army partners with Alabama A&M University on the new Center of Excellence in Integrated Sensor Systems.

  • Fort Eustis breaks ground for new TRADOC complex

    Jun 12, 2009

    TRADOC breaks ground for new buildings at Fort Eustis

  • All-American Pastime, Army Go Hand-in-Hand

    Jun 12, 2009

    More than 40 3rd Infantry Division, Special Troops "Legion" Battalion Soldiers and their Families used the Historic Grayson Stadium here as a site for a Battalion Hail and Farewell.

  • Hunter Army Airfield Honors Hundreds For Selfless Service

    Jun 12, 2009

    Stewart-Hunter Commander Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo honored hundreds of volunteers for their selfless service, June 4, during the Hunter Army Airfield Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held at the Hunter Club.

  • Fort Stewart Soldiers Show Off Cars

    Jun 12, 2009

    The Fort Stewart Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers held their first car show Saturday, June 6.

  • New Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Plans to Maintain, Improve

    Jun 12, 2009

    Colonel Kevin W. Milton's initial goals as the new garrison commander for Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield reflect his combat arms background - hold the ground that has already been taken and continue to press forward. He responded to a variety of questions during an informal interview conducted outside garrison headquarters, June 5.

  • New Commander Brings Love of Family, Country to Hunter Army Airfield

    Jun 12, 2009

    Lieutenant Colonel Jose Aguilar, Hunter Army Airfield's new garrison commander, is grateful for his early years in Mexico before moving to Texas at age 10 with his four younger sisters. As the son of a migrant worker, he didn't have television or the typical possessions of most American kids - but he did have fun.

  • Camp Darby celebrates 234th Army Birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    CAMP DARBY, Italy - The young and the old, U.S. service members and Italian military and carabinieri members, retirees and family members all gathered together to celebrate the 234th Army Birthday with a special ball at Camp Darby, Italy.

  • Army takes new approach to suicide prevention

    Jun 12, 2009

    As the number of Soldiers committing suicide continues to rise, the Army's suicide prevention campaign is shifting its focus to junior leaders in an effort to arm them with the tools they need to help their Soldiers before a problem reaches a tragic end.

  • Former Frontline Staffers Reunite After 40 Years

    Jun 12, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division adage, "Once a Marneman, Always a Marneman," was reinforced when 22 former Soldiers who served with the division in Wuerzburg, Germany, more than 40 years ago gathered for their first-ever reunion in Washin

  • Savannah Vets Remember D-Day

    Jun 12, 2009

    It was an emotional day for the World War II veterans who gathered for the D-Day anniversary ceremony outside Post 135 as the 3rd Infantry Division Band played patriotic songs, June 6. They attended the ceremony to remember the battle they fought on the shores of Normandy 65 years ago, and to honor those who live and those who have fallen.

  • Sergeants Major Academy seeks input on name change

    Jun 12, 2009

  • Sergeant Major Academy seeks input on name change

    Jun 12, 2009

    The U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy is seeking input from the NCO Corps on an appropriate new name for the institution as it transitions from an organization focused on training, to one that is focused on education.

  • Special need child scores with help of Soldier

    Jun 12, 2009

    Thanks to the help of a dedicated coach and Soldier, a determined 12-year-old has been doing something no one thought possible: playing soccer.

  • Schweinfurt celebrates the Army's birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - Soldiers from around U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt celebrated the Army's 234th birthday June 11, as the community marked the occasion there.

  • Unique Soldiers help alleviate combat stress

    Jun 12, 2009

    Black Labrador retrievers serve their country by providing combat stress therapy to fellow Soldiers while deployed. The dogs were donated and trained by America's VetDogs, an organization dedicated to training dogs to serve the special needs of Soldiers.

  • Army, U.K. forces successful in future network interoperability testing

    Jun 12, 2009

    Both representatives of the U.S. Army and the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence have said recent Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization network interoperability tests between the two partner nations have proven successful.

  • 2009 Global Medic exercise

    Jun 12, 2009

    Hundreds of Reserve Soldiers from around the country participate in a two-week series of large scale medical training exercises.

  • Web standards order opens some social networking sites in CONUS

    Jun 12, 2009

    Soldiers at some Army installations can now view their Facebook pages as well as select other social media Web sites from Army networks.

  • New command to focus on Afghanistan battle tactics

    Jun 12, 2009

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said a new "intermediate" command set for Afghanistan will allow the commander to concentrate on day-to-day tactical events across the country.

  • Dating Doctor gives Griffins remedies for love, dating

    Jun 12, 2009

  • Discover Korea: Why do Koreans bow'

    Jun 12, 2009

    With more than 5,000 years of history, Korea is rich in tradition. One of those traditions, bowing, has roots in the Three Kingdoms era. Visitors to Korea may consider adopting the tradition of bowing during their stay.

  • Yongsan community honors Army birthday

    Jun 12, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph Rusch, other Soldiers, and newly-arrived Camp Adventure volunteers joined children in a cake-cutting ceremony, June 12, at Child and Youth Services to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday.

  • Casey's American Red Cross gives Dog First-Aid class

    Jun 12, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - A first for Area I, the local American Red Cross completed a "Dog First Aid" certification course June 6.

  • JSIVA: Red Cloud has best antiterrorism program

    Jun 12, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Between April 27 and May 6, USAG-Red Cloud underwent a Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment. Not only was the assessment successful, the judgment of the JSIVA team was Red Cloud garrison has the best anti-terrorism program the team has seen.

  • Famous bands rock Casey

    Jun 12, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers and Family members had a rock in' good time on the evening of May 29 when Armed Forces Entertainment brought two popular U.S. rock bands on post. The show was a double billing of Default and Trapt, two bands currently taking up space on the airwaves of popular music.

  • Yongsan celebrates 234th Army birthday with fun run

    Jun 12, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - More than 500 Yongsan troops and supporting community members ran in a 5K fun run beginning outside Collier Field House 6:30 a.m. June 12.

  • Casey entertained by top university choir

    Jun 12, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers, Civilians and Family members were entertained by the concert choir of Penn State University in West Chapel May 26 on USAG-Casey and May 27 on the Village Green at USAG-Red Cloud. The eclectic program consisted of both liturgical and secular music focusing on music of living and past black American composers, both men and women.

  • 17th Ordnance Company celebrates friendship

    Jun 12, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - "We go together", is the mantra of United States Forces Korea, and means a great deal to the 17th Ordnance Company, since its mission is in cooperation with Republic of Korea Army and the company is made up of Korean National employees and Korean Services Corps members.

  • Garrison commander signs MOU with local church

    Jun 12, 2009

    Signing a Memorandum of Understanding for the Conduct of Public Affairs Operations are Thomas Vasel (left), pastor of Uijeongbu Baptist Church, and Col. Larry "Pepper Jackson, U.S. Army Garrison-Red Cloud commander. The MOU, signed May 28, establishes a working relationship between USAG-Red Cloud and Uijeongbu Baptist Church for the use of church facilities as necessary to host press conferences and interviews when such functions could hinder essential operations on post. Jackson thanked Pastor Vasel for his willingness to support Soldiers and Families as a part of the overall community.

  • Soldiers, Civialians, and Family members revel in Hukilau celebration on Casey

    Jun 12, 2009

    Hukilau revelers were entertained by these three Korean traditional music instrumentalists performing on (from left to right) the traditional Korean violin, Ah geang, the Korean traditional lyre, Geo mun go, and the traditional Korean flute, Pi ri during the USAG-Casey celebration of Asian Heritage Month, or Hukilau, which took place in the Casey Community Activity Center May 16.

  • Commander applauds workforce at town hall meeting

    Jun 12, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander, and members of the USAG-Casey and Red Cloud chain of command spoke to the directorates and others in attendance during the quarterly Workforce Town Hall meeting May 19 in the USAG-Casey Digital Conference Center, which was broadcast by live television feed to Red Cloud Theater for the Red Cloud workforce.

  • Camp Semaphore teaches cadets military lessons

    Mar 26, 2014

    High School JROTC cadets complete the Signal Corps summer Camp Semaphore

  • ARNG Patriot Academy

    Jun 11, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> The Patriot Academy is a new Army National Guard (ARNG) program launched on 1 June 1, 2009 at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center (MUTC), a full-immersion 180-acre contemporary urban training center. The Patriot Academy program has Soldiers complete Basic Combat Training (BCT) and then perform Title 10 Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS) while completing high school equivalency training, additional military training, and life skills training.

  • Local high school helps Army celebrate 234th birthday

    Jun 11, 2009

    The Seaside High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students helped the Army celebrate its 234th birthday June 11 by performing for the children of the Porter Youth Center on Ord Military Community.

  • Fort Riley celebrates Army, 1st ID Birthdays

    Jun 11, 2009

    The Army's birthday and the 1st Infantry Division's birthday are less than a week apart, so the "Big Red One" and Fort Riley split the difference and held a joint birthday ceremony on June 11. The Army turns 234 years old on June 14. The 1st Inf. Div., the longest serving division in the US Army, was organized on June 8, 1917, as the 1st Expeditionary Division.

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