Archive: Jul 2009

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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Community of Practice

    Jul 6, 2009

  • U.S. Army Environmental Command

    Jul 6, 2009

    Home of Army environmental resources, links, and information.

  • Fort Bridger Dedicates Lincoln Highway Cabins

    Jul 6, 2009

    Fort Bridger State Historic Site dedicated the most recent renovation to the site "the Black and Orange Cabins" on July 1 at 10 a.m. The dedication took place in conjunction with the arrival of the 90th anniversary reenactment of the Army's 1919 Transcontinental Convoy.

  • Mustard Munitions Processing Begins at ANCDF

    Jul 6, 2009

    U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) officials announced today that chemical munitions demilitarization operations resumed Thursday afternoon, July 2, at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF). ANCDF is located at Anniston Army Depot, Ala.

  • Wyoming Army National Guard colonel participates in historic Transcontinental Motor Convoy

    Jul 6, 2009

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. - When Col. Steven Mount, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations with the Wyoming Army National Guard, joined the U.S. Army in 1974, the wheeled fleet was a unique mixture of Korean War and Vietnam era cars and trucks.

  • Profiles on Convoy Drivers

    Jul 6, 2009

    Meet the members of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association as they retrace the route of the U.S. Army's Transcontinental Convoy. The 2009 convoy is retracing the steps on the 90th Anniversary of the original convoy route, which traveled 3,251 miles along the famed Lincoln Highway in 62 days to prove that the Army of that day could successfully move equipment and personnel across the continental United States.

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    Jul 6, 2009

  • Baseball honors the Watervliet Arsenal's service to country

    Jul 6, 2009

    For the first time, the Watervliet Arsenal workforce was honored by the Tri-City ValleyCats Baseball organization during an "Arsenal Appreciation Night" in front of 5,900 fans. Arsenal Commander, Col. Scott N. Fletcher, threw out the first pitch and the workforce unfurled the National Flag during the playing of the National Anthem. This appreciation night capped off several local area Fourth of July events that highlighted and honored the military.

  • TF 1-161 Gulf War Veteran gives insight on Iraq's future during his final days in a familiar la

    Jul 6, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - "Go Long!" called out one member of the Washington National Guard's Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment as they broke out a football for a five-hour layover at Contingency Operating Base Speicher

  • Indiana Guard Soldiers bid farewell

    Jul 6, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers of the Indiana National Guard's 1538th Transportation Company from Elkhart, Ind. recently celebrated the end of their mission here.

  • Soldiers in Iraq enjoy taste of home over holiday weekend

    Jul 6, 2009

    Thousands of pizzas were served to Soldiers during the 4th of July celebration Saturday.

  • Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2) Symposium: Coming Together to Make a Difference

    Jul 6, 2009

    The AW2 Symposium brings together more than 65 severely wounded Soldiers, Veterans, Family members, and caregivers to identify the most important issues to be addressed in wounded Soldier care and transition. Based on their personal experiences, delegates will engage in a week of intensive focus group discussions. From these discussions, based on the Army Family Action Plan model, delegates select the top five issues in Soldier care to be presented to Army leadership-along with recommended actions. This year, the AW2 Symposium will be held in San Antonio, TX from 8-14 July.

  • Summer school keeps brains active with hands-on science

    Jul 6, 2009

    Two weeks after the last bell rang for summer break, 11-year-old Molly McCoy found herself back in a classroom.

  • Obama thanks military families with Independence Day bash

    Jul 6, 2009

    As Americans celebrated Independence Day in homes throughout the nation, President Barack Obama invited about 1,200 military families to his home for a July Fourth bash to personally thank them for their service and sacrifice.

  • Stuttgart to see more than $50 million in facility improvements

    Jul 6, 2009

    STUTTGART, Germany -- More than $50 million in construction and renovation projects will get underway this summer and early fall in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart.

  • Flying Space Available requires flexibility, advance preparation

    Jul 6, 2009

    The Space Available program can save service members and their families hundreds, even thousands of dollars in travel expenses.

  • 'Fit for Life' promotes do-it-yourself exercise with prizes

    Jul 6, 2009

    Staying in shape can be hard to fit into a schedule, especially when the only motivation is, well, staying in shape.

  • Journey's end: The father of a Fort Lewis Soldier finishes son's book after his death in c

    Oct 14, 2011

    The bond between a Fort Lewis Soldier and his father has survived death and become tangible in a unique book. The volume will soon join the growing number chronicling Iraq combat experiences, but "Last Journey: A Father and Son in Wartime" is different. The author sets the accounts of his son's concurrent military, intellectual and internal lives in the biography of a truly exceptional Soldier, adding his own narrative to his son's original e-mails and journal entries. In a literal labor of love, Darrell Griffin Sr., the father of a former 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division staff sergeant, finished the book he started in collaboration with the son he lost in Iraq. For his research and seeking closure for his grief, he made an improbable trip to Iraq to the Sadr City street where his son died.

  • Army celebrates, Soldiers reflect

    Jul 5, 2009

    The oldest and youngest Soldier assigned to I Corps, Multi-National Corps-Iraq compare their experiences.

  • Colbert goes 'commando' for a week

    Jul 5, 2009

    Stephen Colbert visits Baghdad to film "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" as a part of his USO tour.

  • Army takes new approach to suicide prevention

    Jul 5, 2009

    Story highlights new Army suicide prevention program

  • U.S. patrol base renaming ceremony in Samarra honors sacrifice, productive future

    Jul 3, 2009

    Amid the sounds of a ceremonial final roll call in tribute to Staff Sgt. Todd Olson, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division changed the name of Patrol Base Olson to Fond'k Albo Hera, June 30.

  • Renaming Ceremony Restores Iraqi Tradition, Honors Fallen

    Jul 3, 2009

    Lt. Col. Chris Stenman, commander of the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, partnered with Brig. Gen. Hewa Ahmed Star, commander of the Iraqi Army's 16th Brigade came together amid members of the Government of Iraq and Tuz Security Forces June 29 to restore Forward Operating Base Bernstein back to its original name - Matar al-Saddiq.

  • New provincial leader works to strengthen relationship with US Engineers

    Jul 3, 2009

    Seated around a conference table in the United States Army Corps of Engineers regional headquarters here, the Salah ad-Din Province Deputy Governor met U.S. forces and USACE engineers to strengthen their working relationship and discuss upcoming projects to improve the lives of the people of the province, June 29.

  • Soldiers fly 'Old Glory', honor loved ones

    Jul 3, 2009

    After receiving a Red Cross message that his grandfather was ill, Spc. Ronnie L. Kahler flew the U.S. flag April 25 above Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan in honor of his grandfather, a World War II veteran. Days later, Kahler presented the flag to his grandfather on his deathbed.

  • Combat vet will "paint until his last breath"

    Jul 2, 2009

    With 22 years in the Army, two tours in Iraq and the daily demands as the operations sergeant major for the 197th Infantry Brigade, SGM Derek McCrea paints to relax. "Painting is a passion for me," McCrea said. "I paint because I enjoy painting. It's a hobby that causes me to focus and relax while creating a work. I have been at it for 25 years and will paint until my last breath."

  • Soldiers graduate next to Infantry museum

    Jul 2, 2009

    PVT Scott Eberhardt learned basic Infantry tasks such as marksmanship during 14 weeks of one station unit training but upon graduation, the things he claimed to have learned were less tangible. He learned patience, honor, loyalty - "the Army values really," he said.

  • Soldier honored for neighborhood cleanup efforts

    Jul 2, 2009

    After a long day at work, SGT Michael Boles said he doesn't like to unwind in front of the TV - he'd rather pick up road kill and trash around his neighborhood.

  • eCYBERMISSION competition draws science, technology students

    Jul 2, 2009

    Sixteen regional teams of students ranging from sixth to ninth grade are competing for national honors and thousands of dollars in saving bonds at the U.S. Army's eCyberMission annual competition this week.

  • Law enforcement study blood stain patterns to aid future crime scene investigations

    Jul 2, 2009

    Soldiers with the Criminal Investigation Command and local law enforcement from Georgia and Alabama studied blood spatter patterns this week in Infantry Hall. MAJ Brian Heverly, operations officer for the post CID Battalion, said the class provided needed professional development, especially since Fort Benning's forensic science specialist PCSed recently.

  • Former Russian paratrooper called to serve, enlists in U.S. Army

    Jul 2, 2009

    When Ruslan Emelyanov left the Russian army after nine years of service, he never thought he would wear a military uniform again. As a former Russian paratrooper who fought with the 205th Infantry Brigade (Airborne) in Grozny, Chechnya, for 15 months, he told his family he was through with war, he wanted to see the world.

  • 63rd Engineer Company headed home after 15 months in Iraq

    Jul 2, 2009

    About 90 Soldiers from the 63rd Engineer Company are back on familiar turf after spending almost 15 months in Iraq.

  • Chaplain Vakoc leaves legacy of care

    Jul 2, 2009

    Maj. Henry Timothy Vakoc, the Army's sole chaplain to have been severely wounded in Iraq, died June 20, from a fall at his care facility, five years after an improvised explosive device injured him on the drive back to camp from celebrating Sunday Mass for Soldiers in the field.

  • Army 'deadly serious' about replacement ground vehicle

    Jul 2, 2009

    After cancellation of its Future Combat Systems program, the Army continues to focus on modernization of the force and a replacement for the canceled Manned Ground Vehicle.

  • Ex-Mayor Cherishes Redstone Relationship

    Jul 2, 2009

    It doesn't matter if she is Huntsville's mayor or not, Loretta Spencer is on a mission. She is a front-row supporter of the synergistic relationship between Huntsville and Redstone Arsenal, continuing to be part of the local military community in any way possible to further that relationship, despite no longer leading city government. "Not only do I want to stay involved with the military community, I think I should," Spencer said. "You don't do something day and night for 12 years and then walk away from it. I feel the need to be involved and supportive. I still want to help and serve, but now it is just in a different way."

  • Optometry Clinic Expands with New Doctor

    Jul 2, 2009

    A mission trip to Costa Rica led Dr. Matthew Habel into a profession that has brought him to Fox Army Health Center. But he took a few turns along the way. Habel, the new optometrist at the health center's state-of-the-art Optometry Clinic, grew up in Rainsville, the son of an optometrist. Not wanting to continue in his father's footsteps, Habel earned a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Alabama. Unfortunately, with the economy on a downturn, Habel graduated at a time when chemical companies weren't doing much hiring.

  • 'Red Dragon' trains first responders for catastrophes

    Jul 2, 2009

    In the largest training exercise of its type, more than 2,300 Army Reserve Soldiers helped civilian authorities respond to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks in June.


  • Jul 2, 2009

    Maj. Gen. James M. Milano Commanding General

  • Tendon Valiant Medical Readiness Exercise in Indonesia

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Fourth of July Holiday Safety Message 2009

    Jul 2, 2009

    Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States of America and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It is a day of picnics and patriotic parades, a night of concerts and fireworks, and a reason to fly the American flag.

  • Employees Union Adds to Its List of Bargaining Units

    Jul 2, 2009

    AFGE Local 1858 has been granted exclusive representation of the AMCOM Contracting Center. The former Acquisition Center was realigned last October, so the union asked to continue as its representative by filing a petition to the Federal Labor Relations Authority in Atlanta. On June 18, the authority certified the union as representative of all the center's non-professional employees and temporary non-professional employees with appointments of more than 90 days. "It means that we are going to continue to be able to represent those employees without interruption, which is good for them," AFGE Local 1858 president Don Eiermann said.

  • Army Reserve, Guard partners with 'Helmets to Hardhats'

    Jul 2, 2009

    The U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard signed an agreement with 'Helmets to Hardhats' at the Pentagon, which will give Soldiers greater access to construction career opportunities.

  • Referral bonus program suspended July 1

    Jul 2, 2009

    The $2,000 Referral Bonus Pilot Program was suspended July 1 for all new referrals. Referrals submitted after July 1 will not qualify for the bonus. In addition, all referrals submitted before July 1 must enlist before Sept. 30, 2009, for the sponsor to qualify for the referral bonus payment.

  • Fort Sill helps Make-A-Wish come true

    Jul 2, 2009

    A young boy's make-a-wish was to see his brother graduate from basic training

  • 2009 Independence Day message from Gen. David Petraeus

    Jul 2, 2009

    Gen. David Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, offers feedback from his perspective on the hard work and sacrifices being made both at home and overseas as we celebrate Independence Day 2009.

  • The COMCAM Daily

    Jul 2, 2009

    Click here to view the Joint Combat Camera "Iraq Edition" for August 10, 2009.

  • One of the Best Team Efforts I've Seen

    Jul 2, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Jim Myles took a "moment in time" on June 23 at a LMP Go-Live Recognition Ceremony to thank a team of nearly 800 employees for taking a "quantum leap" in technology as they prepare the Army for the logistical demands of the future. As commander of the Aviation and Missile Command, Myles is at the helm of a massive effort to modernize the computer software systems used by more than 4,000 employees at Redstone Arsenal, Letterkenny Army Depot (Pa.) and Corpus Christi Army Depot (Texas) to manage sourcing and acquisition, production scheduling, order processing, inventory management, transportation and warehousing in support of AMCOM's life cycle management mission.

  • CCAD Launches Beefed-up Black Hawk

    Jul 2, 2009

    Beefier Black Hawks will soon support troops on the ground thanks to the skilled artisans at the Corpus Christi Army Depot. The first UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter recapitalized and upgraded to UH-60L rolled out of CCAD and into the hands of Soldiers June 26, 2009.

  • Army Wounded Warriors Tee Off With Tiger Woods

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Contractor wins Ten-Miler T-shirt design contest

    Jul 2, 2009

    After competitive online voting worldwide, the Army Ten-Miler has announced that Julie Socher is the grand-prize winner of the annual Army Ten-Miler T-shirt design contest.

  • R-DAY: Class of 2013 enters West Point

    Jul 2, 2009

    Eyes were on the sky looking for rain, but this year's R-Day was a sweltering, busy day for the new cadets and cadet cadre. Cadet candidates started their day at Eisenhower Hall, waiting with family and friends to enter for the orientation brief.

  • Logistics plays key role in successfully integrating incoming West Point class

    Jul 2, 2009

    Getting more than 1,300 new cadets ready to take their Oath of Allegiance in just a few hours time, doesn't happen without a great deal of planning.

  • Leaders of veterans discuss issues facing Soldiers

    Jul 2, 2009

    The Army's fourth annual leadership conference for veterans' and military-service organizations was held June 26 at the Pentagon. and although a number of issues were discussed, one echoed throughout the day: suicide prevention.

  • Behind the scenes with DOL at West Point's R-Day 2009

    Jul 2, 2009

    Story and photos about West Point's Directorate of Logisitics work for new cadet Reception Day

  • CG Quote

    Jul 2, 2009

  • New engine, boat increase West Point fire department's capability

    Jul 2, 2009

    Story and photos about new fire engine and fire boat at West Point

  • Reaching out to the next generation

    Jul 2, 2009

    Lt. Col. LaDonna Holt, battalion commander, U.S. Army Garrison Headquarters Command, takes time out of her June 19 schedule to read to children at the Child and Youth School Services Summer Camp. Holt read the book "Sam the Army Dog," written by Mary Ellen Pratt, an employee of Fort McPherson's CYSS. Later, Holt helped the children cut a cake celebrating a belated Army birthday.

  • Musician shows support for troops

    Jul 2, 2009

    Jazz artist Jeffrey Smith (right), "The Talking Guitar," shows Col. Deborah Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander, his CDs during a visit to the Fort McPherson Post Exchange June 17. Smith's brother, Sgt. 1st Class MarvinAca,!E+Smith is an 18-year veteran in the service and is serving his third tour of duty in Iraq. To show his support for the Soldiers, Smith played his guitar over lunch June 17 and 18.

  • Rite of passage: McAlister assumes SSI command from Mustion

    Jul 2, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Richard Mustion said he welcomes his new assignment, but he will miss being commander of the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute at Fort Jackson.

  • Command sergeant major assumes responsibility of USAG HQ command

    Jul 2, 2009

    Soldiers sat silently awaiting the arrival of their new command sergeant major, their calm demeanors contrasting with a child's cries of "Daddy." Though the contradictory nature of the two groups was apparent to all, looking after the desires of both will all be part of the job for new U.S. Army Garrison Headquarters Command command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Roberts.

  • Fort Carson Soldiers host thousands at 49th Annual Street Breakfast

    Jul 2, 2009

    Annually, Fort Carson Soldiers prepare and serve up egg-and-pancake breakfasts in support of the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Street Breakfast. The Street Breakfast is a lead-in to the rodeo, which raises funds to donate to the local military installations.

  • West Point Soldiers selected as IMCOM NE Region NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Jul 2, 2009

    West Point Soldiers selected as IMCOM NE Region NCO and Soldier of the Year photo and cutline

  • Faith, guidance inspire Goodwin

    Jul 2, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Marquise Goodwin is team player. When his unit needed someone to compete in this year's Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition, he readily stepped up -- and won.

  • Program puts post birds on the map

    Jul 2, 2009

    Fort Jackson's 52,000 acres are not only home to countless Soldiers who use the land for training, but also to 91 documented bird species. A new program conducted by the wildlife division of the Directorate of Public Works monitors the post's migratory bird population with the goal of recognizing trends in breeding and survivorship.

  • 3rd ID MRX tests combat readiness

    Jul 2, 2009

    Division Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division conducted a Mission Rehearsal Exercise to prepare for an October deployment, June 14-26. The battalion was evaluated by a team from the Battle Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, Kan., who used the evaluation to determine STB's readiness for deployment.

  • Why I love America

    Jul 2, 2009

    Why do I love America' I love America because it is the land of opportunity. America is the land where hopes, dreams and ambitions turn into reality.

  • Leaders urge Soldiers to remain dedicated to safety during Fourth of July celebrations

    Jul 2, 2009

    As the Army's Soldiers, Civilians and Family members pause to remember the great courage of the country's founding fathers and the bravery of those who still protect the nation's freedom, safety must remain a top priority in every Independence Day celebration.

  • Culbertson embraces leadership role

    Jul 2, 2009

    Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Culbertson has been on the job for only one month, but he has a clear picture of what he wants to achieve.

  • Soldier Show: 90 minutes of energy

    Jul 2, 2009

    For 90 minutes, performers and crewmembers of the 2009 U.S. Army Soldier Show poured out all their energy in hopes that Tominac Fitness Center audience members would feel they were a part of the lively "Lights, Camera, Action" production.

  • Bill aids transitioning military children

    Jul 2, 2009

  • 4IBCT Soldiers sharpen battlefield skills, prepare for combat through virtual simulator

    Jul 2, 2009

    While most people view video games as a form of entertainment, field artilleryman with the Vanguard Brigade are using one virtual game system as a training tool.

  • 3HBCT Soldiers prepare for NTC

    Jul 2, 2009

    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 3,500 Soldiers, 1,100 vehicles and 250 storage containers across the country to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • 1HBCT leaders get armed with booming knowledge at FCX

    Jul 2, 2009

    The leaders of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division gathered at observation point 1 in Fort Stewart's training area, June 25 to observe the brigade's first fires coordination exercise since its return from Iraq last year. The exercise was a combined effort by 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st HBCT; 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st HBCT; 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd ID; and the Air Force.

  • Child safety never takes back seat

    Jul 2, 2009

    Eleven of Fort Jackson's law enforcement and safety experts are now better equipped to educate parents on how to keep their children safe in the event of a car accident.

  • AMC graphics contractor wins Army Ten-Miler t-shirt design contest

    Jul 2, 2009

    WASHINGTON, DC - We have a winner! After competitive online voting worldwide, the Army Ten-Miler (ATM) announced today that Alexandria, Virginia resident Julie Socher is the grand prize winner of the annual ATM T-shirt Design Contest. Ms. Socher will receive a $1000 cash prize and her award-winning design will be featured on more than 30,000 official race and volunteer t-shirts for the Army's 25th anniversary race.

  • Spartan Soldiers connect with veterans

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Financial Readiness here to help

    Jul 2, 2009

    Fort Carson ACS helps Soldiers in times of economic troubles.

  • A Co, 3rd STB, 3rd SB earns streamer: 3 years DUI free

    Jul 2, 2009

    Major General Tony Cucolo, 3rd Infantry Division commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews, 3rd ID command sergeant major, award the DUI streamer to A Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade for being DUI free for 180 days. The company has gone more than 36 months without a DUI incident.

  • Fort Carson hosts first Warrior Care Summit

    Jul 2, 2009

    Prospective Soldier and Family member health care and support service providers attended a one-day Warrior Care Summit hosted by Fort Carson at the El Pomar Foundation's Penrose House in Colorado Springs June 25.

  • Korean War vet honored, awarded Purple Heart

    Jul 2, 2009

    Nearly 50 years after being injured during the Korean War, the 3rd Infantry Division, Family and friends, helped honor Corporal James Turner June 26, at the Hinesville Veterans of Foreign War. As he presented the Order of the Purple Heart to the Korean War Veteran, who served with the 5th Regimental Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Brigadier Gen. Patrick Donahue, Deputy Commanding General - Maneuver, thanked Turner for his valiant service.

  • International Special Training Center and NATO celebrate 30 years of teaching special forces

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Army, EPA signing sets timeline for Meade cleanup

    Jul 2, 2009

    The Army signed an agreement addressing post cleanup of contaminated sites on and around Fort Meade.

  • Belvoir track athletes advance to USATF Olympic Championships

    Jul 2, 2009

    Several Sonic Boom track club athletes advanced to the USA Track and Field Association Region III Junior Olympics Championships after top-six finishes at the USATF Potomac Valley Association Junior Olympics.

  • Officials stress fireworks safety

    Jul 2, 2009

    With the Fourth of July Saturday, neighbors will be gathering, barbecues will be going, and fireworks will light the sky to celebrate our independence. It is important to take safety measures to avoid the bursts of purple and green turning into a red and white ambulance strobe.

  • Quartermasters Take Flight On Evac Ops

    Jul 2, 2009

    Training for the 109th Quartermaster Company, 240th QM Battalion, 49th QM Group, was anything but typical June 25 at McLaney Drop Zone. Seventy-six members of the unit spent the morning conducting casualty evacuation training with the help of the Virginia National Guard's Co. B, 2nd/224th Aviation Battalion stationed at Richmond International Airport.

  • Army's 'Grill Sergeant' matches skills against culinary hero

    Jul 2, 2009

    For Sgt. 1st Class Brad Turner, his work is his passion. The culinary artist, currently working in the Executive Dining Facility inside the Pentagon, is also well-known by the moniker of "The Grill Sergeant."

  • Summer Hire: Young workers gain job experience

    Jul 2, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Eighty-two new employees headed to jobs in Baumholder and Wiesbaden June 22 as part of this year's Summer Hire program. The 53 Wiesbaden and 29 Baumholder youths began labor, clerical and child development jobs throughout the two communities in the program which runs through July 31.

  • Fort Lee to Celebrate Army Logistics University Opening

    Jul 2, 2009

    The state-of-the-art Army Logistics University is celebrating its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 2. The $136 million complex is comprised of more than 340,000 total square feet, and will be the center for Army logistics training.

  • Baumholder community gets $11 million in Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization funds

    Jul 2, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Baumholder has an appointment for an $11 million facelift. That's Baumholder's share of this year's Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization funds that Installation Management Command-Europe officials have released this year.

  • Top NCO Named Fort Lee's Platoon Sergeant of the Year

    Jul 2, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Lynn Gray, a platoon sergeant assigned to Company C, 262th QM Battalion and self-proclaimed 'old Soldier,' came out atop a trio of Soldiers who competed for the title of Fort Lee's Platoon Sergeant of the Year. As the winner of the post competition, Gray will now go on to compete in the Training and Doctrine Command-level competition. It is scheduled for late August at TRADOC headquarters, Fort Monroe.

  • Commander's Emergency Response Program Training Pilot Program

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Music and military make for Mormino matrimony

    Jul 2, 2009

    The recruiter never mentioned that joining an Army band might lead to a wedding band, but thatAca,!a,,cs what happened for Sgt. Paul Mormino and Sgt. Demetra Mormino.

  • Tiger Woods honors troops

    Jul 2, 2009

    World-class golfer Tiger Woods honored U.S. military servicemembers by hosting the Earl Woods Memorial Pro-Am golf tournament at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., during the Fourth of July weekend.

  • Shaping tomorrow's leaders drives JMTC's NCO of the Year

    Jul 2, 2009

  • NCO Chaplain's Assistant a force multiplier for command's religious program

    Jul 2, 2009

  • Soldiers counteract IEDs with training

    Jul 2, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - With 23 years experience as an Improvised Explosive Device technician in the British army, Chris Lawrie explains that IEDs are often found in culverts to U.S. Soldiers of the 82d Airborne Division attending IED training here June 18. Lawrie is a civilian contracted by the International Security Assistance Force.

  • Relocation, renovation of JFC Brunssum Library serves Tri-Border customers

    Jul 2, 2009

    BRUNSSUM, The Netherlands - A $595,000 project to relocate and renovate the Joint Forces Command Brunssum Library reached the final stage July 1 as Tri-Border leaders cut the ribbon to open doors at the new facility, located in the Mini-Mall on JFC Headquarters here.

  • University students, Soldiers share new beginning

    Jul 2, 2009

    Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg students visited with Soldiers on Warner Barracks June 19. It was the first time the U.S. military and the university students had a tour on Warner Barracks.

  • Bamberg projects to increase post services, efficiency, accessibility

    Jul 2, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The Directorate of Public Works for U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg is overseeing the consolidation of multiple on-post units to hopefully bolster the efficiency of services offered to Soldiers and their families.

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