Archive: Jun 2009

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  • AMC organizations win value engineering awards for 2008

    Jun 26, 2009

    Several U.S. Army Materiel Command organizations were recognized during the Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement awards ceremony at the Pentagon June 17.

  • AUSA golf tourney raises funds for Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2009

    The Association of the United States Army golf tournament was held at Fort McPherson, Ga, June 18. The tournament, which is held every year in honor of the Army's birthday, features mixed teams of military and civilian players and raises funds for various Soldier-oriented organizations and programs.

  • Sparks fly at Huachuca tech center

    Jun 26, 2009

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Thirteen years after moving into its current building, the Technology Integration Center (TIC) needed to reorganize its labs into one centralized lab area for testing across the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command.

  • Brothers in arms: siblings serve side by side as Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2009

    When asking for Capt. Panepinto, you'd better state which one. While all Soldiers are brothers-in-arms, for Matt and Nick Panepinto, that brotherhood is also created by blood. "Having a brother in the military is kind of rare," said younger brother Nick. "It brings pride to the Family."

  • Youths learns lessons on leadership with LeadAmerica, Fort McPherson Soldiers

    Jun 26, 2009

    Leaders aren't born, they are sculpted through time through experience, education, trials and tribulation. Seventy students from around the country participating in the LeadAmerica Youth Leadership Organization received such lessons in leadership from the hammer and chisel of the U.S. Army at Fort McPherson June 17.

  • May 15, 2009- Georgetown University Commissioning

    Jun 26, 2009

  • Nine military children receive $13,500 in college scholarships

    Jun 26, 2009

    The recipients of the 2009 expressed their gratitude to those who have supported them during the presentation ceremony at Fort McPherson Commissary June 18.

  • Military retirees honored for their sacrifice and service

    Jun 26, 2009

    The men and women walking throughout the rooms at the Commons at Fort McPherson Commons presented a living tapestry of military service. The youngest was 39 years old. The oldest was 92. Consisting of different ethnicities, genders and creeds, they represented the diversity of the nation they served. And, as they were reminded of throughout the day, they also stood as a testament to their country's strength.

  • Army Field Band Soldier-Musicians make sweet music together

    Jun 26, 2009

  • Celebrate the independence of our nation this July 4

    Jun 26, 2009

    Over the past two weeks, we celebrated the Army's 234th birthday, and we did it in style! I'd like to thank everyone who helped to make our Army birthday events a success. Your dedication and hard work culminated in a variety of activities that provided something for everyone, and that honored our military service at a level appropriate for such a historic event.

  • June 12, 2009- Pentagon Cake-Cutting - Army Birthday

    Jun 26, 2009

  • May 19, 2009- Member of Congress / Former NCO Parade

    Jun 26, 2009

  • Paralympic champion works with wounded warriors

    Jun 26, 2009

    Paralympic champion works with wounded warriors at Fort Gordon

  • Civilian builds career with workhorse radio

    Jun 26, 2009

    James G. Bowden's career has been tightly interwoven with the development and evolution of an Army "workhorse" that is notable within the Department of Defense--the Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) family of radios.

  • May 8, 2009- MacArthur Leadership Award Ceremony

    Jun 26, 2009

  • Lights, Soldiers, Action!

    Jun 26, 2009

    There's Army Strong, and then there's Army talent. People were able to witness that talent when the 2009 Army Soldier Show came to the Clayton County Schools Performing Arts Center in Jonesboro june 21. The show, featuring 15 Soldiers from all ranks, jobs and duty stations, was a 90-minute showcase of dance, song and other talents highlighted by a variety of costumes, stage props, smoke and lights.

  • Army lab works to improve Soldier health, performance

    Jun 26, 2009

    Nestled in the shadows of the Boston skyline, scientists and soldiers in a one-of-a-kind Army laboratory work quietly behind the scenes to improve the health and performance of today's troops.

  • President rolls up sleeves to support military kids

    Jun 26, 2009

    Volunteers were already hard at work stuffing backpacks full of goodies for military kids in Fort Lesley J. McNair's gymnasium when President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived to give them a hand.

  • Rodriguez assumes new Afghanistan post

    Jun 26, 2009

    Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez arrived in Afghanistan to assume his post as deputy commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan. He'll serve in that capacity on an interim basis as NATO officials set up a new intermediate command that Rodriguez will head in the alliance's International Security Assistance Force to oversee day-to-day military operations.

  • Marching a 'Manchu Mile'

    Jun 26, 2009

    2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment conducted the 'Manchu Mile', a 25-mile tactical roadmarch with full combat gear and weapon, approximately 5 kilometers south of the DMZ, June 24-25 at Warrior Base, South Korea.

  • VA begins stimulus payments to veterans

    Jun 25, 2009

    The first $250 payments to veterans as part of President Obama's recovery plan were sent Monday, and officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs said all payments will be distributed by June 30.

  • Single Soldiers Day at Fort Hood

    Jun 25, 2009

    Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers treat Fort Hood's single Soldiers to day of fun at Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area.

  • GOLDEN KNIGHTS SEEK CANDIDATES FOR ASSESSMENT AND SELECTION

    Jun 25, 2009

    Army Parachute team seeks candidates for Assessment and Selection.

  • Army marksmen take home gold from Nationals

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit won six gold medals during the week-long U.S. Shooting National Rifle and Pistol Championships June 13-20.

  • Retired Gen. Frederick Franks visits WTB's Purple Heart Company

    Jun 25, 2009

    Retired General Frederick Franks met with about 15 Purple Heart Soldiers from Fort Hood's WTB Purple Heart company June 25.

  • 3HBCT Soldiers prepare for NTC

    Jun 25, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - As they take the next step in their preparation for their scheduled deployment at the end of the year, the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, began preparations to move over 3500 Soldiers, 1,100 vehicles and 250 storage containers across the country to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

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    Jun 25, 2009

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    Jun 25, 2009

  • "Ms. Nancy" bids farewell to 516th Signal

    Jun 25, 2009

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Imagine working in a world with no computers, no copy machines, no faxes. On December 4, 1956, this was the job Nancy Kanbara stepped into.

  • April issue

    Jun 25, 2009

  • "You say 'goodbye,' and I say 'hello'"

    Jun 25, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "You say 'goodbye,' and I say 'hello.'" One might say that the events in Kieshnick Physical Fitness Center here, June 23, was reminiscent of the famous words from the Beatles' song.

  • Title

    Jun 25, 2009

    Volunteers help out Fort Carson wildlife by installing water guzzlers.

  • March issue

    Jun 25, 2009

  • THE HILL - Vol. 20 - VIDEO: Queensryche - Rocking the Marne

    Jun 25, 2009

    Fort Benning - On Monday, May 18, Queensryche - Geoff Tate, Michael Wilton, Scott Rockenfield, Eddie Jackson and Parker Lundgren - rocked the troops at Fort Benning, Georgia in between tour dates in support of their new Rhino Records CD, American Soldier. The post welcomed Queensryche with "open arms" as they gave all band members and their crew an exhilarating ride in an M1A1 Abrams tank and an M2 Bradley tank. In addition to that experience, the band dined with the troops earlier in the day and gave a concert performance on Sledgehammer Field, Kelley Hill in the afternoon.

  • Watervliet Arsenal forges steel, future military leaders

    Jun 25, 2009

    In an era of Army transformation, the Watervliet Arsenal has become more than just a cannon manufacturer, it is also an educational resource for future military leaders.

  • Don't be a victim-Avoid scams against Family members of the deployed

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers and their Families are targets of scams, especially since deployments have been coming more frequently and for longer terms.

  • Smith relinquishes command of Fort Carson garrison

    Jun 25, 2009

    Fort Carson garrison commander, Col. Eugene Smith, relinquishes command after three years of leading Fort Carson.

  • July 2009

    Jun 25, 2009

    The "Golden Knights" celebrate their 50th anniversary.

  • Army Evaluation Task Force Soldiers Test New Systems During STX

    Jun 25, 2009

    Story is about two days of a two-week company STX to run battle scenarios using high-tech Future Combat Systems equipment. Both days included media on the battlefield training for the company commanders. Story also mentions that FCS is changing its name to Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization. Four photos of field training are included.

  • TNI-AD, U.S. engineers work to complete baby care clinic

    Jun 25, 2009

    BANDUNG, Indonesia - Otong Rusli wakes up every morning, eats his breakfast and begins work cleaning up rubble from a construction site. He does all he can to help progress on a baby care clinic, which is under construction in front of his house, where his garden once was.

  • Fort Riley Directorate of Public Works awards reflect efforts of many

    Jun 25, 2009

    Fort Riley's Directorate of Public Works received top honors again at Fort Riley's regional level. it's the only directorate on the post to win two top level awards during this time period.

  • Teens take on physical training challenge

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers from Fort Riley test Teen Center kids on their levels of physical fitness using the Army PT test as a basis to score each event for the kids. This event was conducted to give the kids an idea of the Army physical fitness standards are for their Soldier parents who must take a semi-annual 'PT' test.

  • VA begins stimulus payments to veterans

    Jun 25, 2009

    The first $250 payments to veterans as part of President Obama's recovery plan were sent Monday, and officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs said all payments will be distributed by June 30.

  • ASC Memorial Day Silver Star

    Jun 25, 2009

  • Command and General Staff College staff, faculty to 'regreen' as Battle Command Training P

    Jun 25, 2009

    A new memorandum of understanding between the Battle Command Training Program and the Command and General Staff College will provide CGSC staff and faculty with "regreening" opportunities by serving as augmentee observer/trainers with BCTP.

  • Celebrating Dad - Families gather at Riley's for Father's Day barbecue brunch

    Jun 25, 2009

    Fort Riley Soldiers and dads took part in the annual Father's Day brunch with their Families.

  • Knowledge Management Qualification Course to begin

    Jun 25, 2009

    As the Army Operational Knowledge Management proponent, the Combined Arms Center is responsible for developing an enduring knowledge management capability across the Army. For the last six months, CAC's Battle Command Knowledge System has been developing the Army Knowledge Management Qualification Course.

  • Fort Leavenworth children celebrate Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 25, 2009

    Children from the Child Development Center and School-Age Services paraded to the Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Garrison Headquarters June 18. Eight-year-old Zoe Dunn sang the national anthem, the middle school/teen program signed "America the Beautiful," and all the children sang the "Army Song" to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday.

  • Maj. Gen. Via recognized by NAACP in Roy Wilkins Award

    Jun 25, 2009

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. - Maj. Gen. Dennis L. Via, former commanding general of the CECOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) was selected to receive the 2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award.

  • Commentary: Army's NCOs earned year and much more

    Jun 25, 2009

    Early in our history, the United States had to grow a military that was able to fight for and protect the liberties that we wanted to have as a people and a nation. Many different strategies and techniques were utilized, but it was not until the inception of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps that our military evolved into a more adaptive, agile, mobile and efficient enough force to support and defend our United States against all enemies foreign and domestic.

  • New combat medic training manual named 'Hot Product'

    Jun 25, 2009

    The Army Medical Department's recently published "68W Advanced Field Craft: Combat Medic Skills," was named a "Hot Product" at the 27th Annual EMS Today Conference and Exposition, hosted by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services.

  • General compares U.K., U.S. military approaches

    Jun 25, 2009

    The United States needs friends now and in the future and when there's difficult work, the United Kingdom is the first name on the team sheet, said British Army Maj. Gen. Graham Binns. "For a medium-sized power, we've got a serious military, we've got global reach, and we're someone that you need alongside you in the future," he said. Binns, set to be named commandant of the Joint Services Command and Staff College in the U.K. in September, traveled to Fort Leavenworth to speak June 23 during the sixth Eagle Owl exercise. Binns addressed officers from both the U.S. and United Kingdom staff groups.

  • Fort Leavenworth street named for Buffalo Soldier, musician

    Jun 25, 2009

    A street in the new Fort Leavenworth, Kan., housing area of PottawatomieA,A Village west of Hancock Avenue has been named after a Buffalo Soldier and bandleader. Hollowell Drive, named in honor of retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Harry Hollowell, was dedicated at a ceremony June 19 at Hollowell Court near Hancock Gate.

  • Depot invents, builds track roller for vehicle repair

    Jun 25, 2009

    ANNISTON ARMY DEPOT, Ala.--An invention here is helping workers more easily roll up tank tracks in the maintenance process.

  • Fort Sam Houston Education Center helps Soldiers find success in the Army, in life

    Jun 25, 2009

    A Texas native, Spc. Clifton Napier was only following family tradition when he enlisted in the Army. His dad, Command Sgt. Maj. Antonio Johnson retired from Fort Sam Houston after serving for 23 years as a Combat Medic. Although he did not follow his dad into the medical field, Napier was satisfied working in the mechanics field for several years. Happy with his lifestyle, he married and looked forward to starting a family. Then something in his life changed. "I came into the military with a GT (General Technical) score of 96 and never had a problem with it," Napier said. "But when my son was born my priorities shifted." Napier explained he became dissatisfied and a little restless. He felt he was a natural leader and began looking for more opportunities and a chance to move ahead with his career in the Army. But first he needed to raise his GT score.

  • Concept for personnel recovery data blooms with new approach

    Jun 25, 2009

    A database used to gather information in case a Soldier is captured or goes missing has grown significantly, thanks to a new process developed by the Software Engineering Center at Fort Monmouth, N.J.

  • CAB Soldiers volunteer to coach little league

    Jun 25, 2009

    It was the final game for the Hunter Athletics, a little league team on Hunter Army Airfield. The game took place on Hunter, June 13 against the Island YMCA with Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Randolph volunteering his time to be the Hunter Athletics' coach. During the season other members from Chief Warrant Officer Randolph's company came to aid in coaching.

  • CAB Soldiers volunteer to coach little league

    Jun 25, 2009

    It was the final game for the Hunter Athletics, a little league team on Hunter Army Airfield. The game took place on Hunter, June 13 against the Island YMCA with Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Randolph volunteering his time to be the Hunter Athletics' coach. During the season other members from Chief Warrant Officer Randolph's company came to aid in coaching.

  • Falcon Focus: Nighthawks maintain training

    Jun 25, 2009

    Task Force Nighthawks was the third iteration of Falcon Focus, a training event at Camp McGregor, Fort Bliss, Texas in which the 3rd CAB sends each of their three battalions and one squadron as a task force. Each task force is outfitted with aircraft from the other battalions/squadrons, making the task forces homogeneous.

  • Afghan teen thanks U.S. Soldiers at Fort Sam Houston

    Jun 25, 2009

    An Afghanistan teen showed her appreciation for American Soldiers and the work they are doing in her country, by personally thanking Maj. John Meyer, executive officer and Master Sgt. Antwan Nicholson, non-commissioned officer-in-charge, both assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Sam Hoouston at the Warrior and Family Support Center, June 4.

  • Historic Change of Leadership at U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy

    Jun 25, 2009

    On June 29, 2009 the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy will make history with one simple, early morning ceremony. On that day the USASMA will come under the leadership of a Command Sergeant Major as its commandant for the first time in the academy's history.

  • Titans hone warrior tasks

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers from 2-3 Brigade Troops Battalion, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division participated in a week- long round-robin training focusing on basic Soldier skills and warrior tasks and drills, June 16-19.

  • Rifleman radio to net every Soldier

    Jun 25, 2009

    The Army research and development community is addressing potential problem scenarios on the battlefield through the introduction of the Rifleman Radio - a networked, software-driven radio that will allow Soldiers on the ground to communicate with commanders and other members of their team.

  • Sling-load training conducted at Wright

    Jun 25, 2009

    The 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team made Humvees fly, June 19 at Wright Army Airfield as part of their sling-load training.

  • OCPA-Midwest Links

    Jun 25, 2009

  • 473rd QM 'cleans up' division

    Jun 25, 2009

    Aside from providing Soldier-run shower tents, the 473rd Quartermaster Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers also provide laundry support with a heavy-duty washing and drying system called a Laundry Advanced Dryer System, also known as LADS.

  • Reading program at Winn part of national initiative

    Jun 25, 2009

  • Staff Sergeant helps develop tomorrow's leaders

    Jun 25, 2009

    Staff Sergeant Deanton Stokes, a small group leader hailing from Pensacola, Fla., teaches competence and confidence to his Warrior Leader Course students. He said his six years of Army experience has contributed to his success as an instructor at the NCOA and affords him the credibility to train at the primary level of the NCO Education System

  • The Embedded Morality in FM 3-24: Counterinsurgency

    Jun 25, 2009

    Today's Army Doctrine describes a new era of "persistent conflict" in which military professionals must apply their skills in "complex" and "multidimensional" environments and conduct operations "among the people." Marines and Soldiers trained in the nuances of attack, defense, and movement-to-contact must become, in General David Petraeus's words, "pentathlete leaders comfortable not just with major combat operations but with operations conducted throughout the middle- and lower-ends of the spectrum of conflict.

  • 6/8th Cavalry scout trains hard, earns 3rd ID Soldier of the Year

    Jun 25, 2009

    Today, Cpl. Casarez is not only representing his Family as a proud servicemember, but he also represents the entire Marne Division as he was named the 2009 3rd Infantry Division Soldier of the Year, June 12.

  • Sentinel Stakes takes 4th IBCT Soldiers back to division's infantry roots

    Jun 25, 2009

    The 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion was the first of six battalions within the 4th IBCT to tackle the brigade's newest training initiative, an Expert Infantryman Badge-inspired exercise dubbed Sentinel Stakes, June 15-18.

  • Medics turn aid station into Afghan emergency room

    Jun 25, 2009

    Outside Forward Operating Base Blessing, combat medics serving with 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, spend every morning combing through a crowd of sick or injured Afghans desperate for medical attention.

  • Training Management vs. Mission Planning

    Jun 25, 2009

    According to United States Army Special Forces Command Regulation 350-1, Component Training, the commander at each level is required to "develop battle focus to ensure subordinate units (or detachments) train on critical wartime mission requirements." What are critical wartime mission requirements' Are they the capabilities that the warfighting geographic combatant commander, or GCC, desires that the theater special-operations command, or TSOC, bring to the fight' Are these requirements different today from what they were 10 years ago' Of course they are.

  • Desert Rogues Family, friends see life as a Soldier during Rogue Rumble

    Jun 25, 2009

    Family and friends of 1st Battalion, 64th Artillery were invited to join the Desert Rogues during a two-day event, June 19-20 designed to build camaraderie among the Soldiers through squad and company competitions. Spouses and friend witness ed hands-on what their Soldier does for a living as well as experience signature Soldier skills such as marksmanship and Combat Life Saving skills.

  • Army trains SEALs in Northern Edge 2009

    Jun 25, 2009

    Soldiers at the Army's Northern Warfare Training Center participated in Exercise Northern Edge, June 17, by instructing a visiting Navy SEAL team on cold-weather river-crossing techniques.

  • Seven compete for Drill Sergeant of Year

    Jun 25, 2009

    Seven of the Army's best training NCOs from across the nation traveled to Fort Monroe this week to compete for the title of 2009 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Wounded Warriors Summit Mount McKinley

    Jun 25, 2009

    Wounded Warriors Summit Mount McKinley

  • Chief, Army Reserves speaks to JROC Students

    Jun 25, 2009

    Chief Army Reserves speaks JROC Students

  • Good cause brings ladies in pink to Belvoir links

    Jun 25, 2009

    The Fort Belvoir Golf Course turned a few shades of pink June 18. The women of the Fort Belvoir Ladies' Golf Association held their annual Rally for the Cure in support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

  • Army Birthday celebrated at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Jun 25, 2009

    Photos of the 2009 Army Birthday observance at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

  • Families learn tennis together through program

    Jun 25, 2009

    Gloria Dean has always loved tennis, whether playing the game herself with family and friends or watching professional athletes like Arthur Ashe, whose athletic ability and dignity was inspiring. Wanting to share her appreciation for the game to a group of like-minded adults and children on Fort Belvoir, Dean coordinated her efforts with the United States Tennis Association, and in May 1998, the NOVA Family Enrichment Program, Inc. was born.

  • Eustis, Story celebrate Army's 234th birthday

    Jun 25, 2009

    Eustis, Story celebrate Army's 234th birthday

  • Vegetables and gardeners grow on Belvoir

    Jun 25, 2009

    Their reasons are simple. And, as for the work - it's even easier than one thinks. That's what Yvette Sutton and Donna Lally will tell you when the topic of gardening sprouts up in conversation.

  • The 82nd ABN Division 'All American' Freefall Parachute Demonstration Team, landed on Nort

    Jun 25, 2009

    The 82nd Airborne Division, 'All American' Freefall Parachute Demonstration Team, Fort Bragg, NC impressed over 10,000 spectators at the North Avenue Beach on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, in Chicago, IL for the 2016 Chicago Olympic Committee's "Olympic Day" Celebration. The 82nd ABN, displayed their precision maneuver, the "Tri-by-Side" for the first time at a show demonstration, in the Windy City and jumped in a 750 Square Foot American Flag, also a first for the team. Additionally, the 'All Americans' jumped in the Olympic Baton with the 2016 flags and presented it to the 2016 Chairman Pat Ryan and Olympic Athlete, Bob Berland, 1984 USA Olympic Silver Medalist in Judo. Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers, under the direction of 1st Sgt. Richard Love, assisted the team by catching the ginormous American Flag for the paratroopers as they landed.

  • Sibling rivalry persuades NCO to enlist

    Jun 25, 2009

    Several factors influenced Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Angry's decision to join the military. It was sibling rivalry that led him to enlist in the Army.

  • Force protection is about operations, community relations

    Jun 25, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- "Stand by for a conference call" crackled the instructions over phone lines to USAG Schinnen key personnel as they quickly alerted to an unknown (simulated) chemical leak, then ordered to report to the garrison's Emergency Operations Center at 6:15 p.m., June 22.

  • A chaplain's story-from Civil War battlefields to Tobyhanna

    Jun 25, 2009

    I recently read an article printed in 1914 about one of the early Tobyhanna chaplains, Reverend Father Thomas Sherman, son of Gen. William T. Sherman of Civil War fame.

  • How fast could you escape a home fire'

    Jun 25, 2009

    Suppose it's 3 a.m. and you're in a sound sleep. Someone in the family has forgotten food cooking on the stovetop and a fire breaks out. As the flames spread and smoke begins to fill your home, will you wake up and escape safely'

  • Prayer luncheon celebrates Year of the NCO

    Jun 25, 2009

    NCOs from all over Fort Belvoir joined government civilians and other community members for the post's Year of the NCO Prayer Luncheon in the Mount Vernon Room of the Officers' Club June 18.

  • Williams: Pursue an education

    Jun 25, 2009

  • Vetting Veterans: Group helps veterans overcome PTSD

    Jun 25, 2009

    The S.C. Combat Veterans Group was organized at the Dorn VA Medical Center as a therapeutic support group for combat veterans suffering from PTSD. It has grown from a small group to more than 400 members.

  • Reserve unit readies for deployment

    Jun 25, 2009

    Willie Mays held his 10-month-old daughter Jessica, as he watched his young wife, Sgt. Lexis Penny-Mays, stand in formation for a going away ceremony Saturday at the Solomon Center.

  • Heat injuries possible for civilian employees, too

    Jun 25, 2009

    Although heat is one of the biggest threats to Initial Entry Training Soldiers, civilians should also take care when working during the hot summer months.

  • Counseling services expand for Soldiers, family members

    Jun 25, 2009

    The number of Military OneSource face-to-face counseling sessions available for active duty Soldiers and their families has doubled to 12.

  • Fire safety campaign focuses on reducing spike in fire-related incidents

    Jun 25, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The fire safety campaign here educates installation personnel on identifying potential fire hazards and implements safety measures to reduce the risk of fires. In the first six months of 2009, the Army had 130 fire-related incidents with property losses exceeding $13.6 million. The campaign is designed to reduce a spike in fire-related incidents.

  • Army likely to play key role in new U.S. Cyber Command

    Jun 25, 2009

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates signed a memo June 23, establishing a subcommand focused on cyber security, which Gates reportedly plans to recommend Lt. Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, to receive his fourth star and take on the additional responsibility of commanding the cyber command.

  • U.S. forces aid Afghan counterparts

    Jun 25, 2009

    U.S. forces offered their support to Afghan forces June 18, in two separate missions: one aimed at boosting military skills and the other at providing aid to school children.

  • Army's senior NCO addresses Soldier issues during Wiesbaden visit

    Jun 25, 2009

    Stress on the force, recruitment, retention and the Year of the NCO were among an array of topics addressed by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston during a day-long visit to Wiesbaden Army Airfield in Germany, June 24.

  • 2009 Safe Summer Campaign

    Jun 24, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> On May 4, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center launched the 2009 Safe Summer campaign to raise awareness of the increased hazards associated with summertime, off-duty activities and to provide Soldiers, Army civilians and their family members the information they need to manage risk and reduce the chance of being injured or killed in an accident.

  • DSOY Day 3

    Jun 24, 2009

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