Archive: Jul 2009

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  • Soldiers praise new .50-cal machine gun

    Jul 17, 2009

    More than a dozen Soldiers test-fired an enhanced .50-caliber machine gun that allows troops to rapidly change the barrel without having to check or reset headspace and timing.

  • Stand up, hook up, shuffle to the door, jump right out and count to four!

    Jul 17, 2009

    Students with A Company began the first of three phases of training, while B Company troops entered their second phase and C Company troops completed five static line jumps to earn Airborne wings.

  • 82nd Airborne's Panther Brigade's reaches, surpasses 2,000 fans on Facebook page

    Jul 17, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad has surpassed 2,000 fans on its Facebook Page.

  • GO1 Underground Band rocks Iraq

    Jul 17, 2009

  • WTB partners with Groome to offer free shuttles to troops

    Jul 17, 2009

    Groome Transportation partnered with WTB to offer free shuttle services from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to wounded troops reporting to the unit. The service began June 29.

  • WTB to brief Army's WTB leaders on Reception Platoon

    Jul 17, 2009

    As Fort Benning's Warrior Transition Battalion streamlines inprocessing for Soldiers, it is taking its mission of improving Soldier care Armywide.

  • 197th Infantry Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Benning's 197th Infantry Brigade said farewell to its leader, COL Gregory Kane, and welcomed incoming commander COL Ryan Kuhn during a ceremony held Tuesday at the Parade Field behind the National Infantry Museum.

  • NFL Great Herschel Walker Fort Hood WTB Fan Favorite

    Jul 17, 2009

    NFL great Herschel Walker visits Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade nurse case managers.

  • VIDEO: Interview with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren

    Jul 17, 2009

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren talks to SRTV's Sgt. Ashleigh Torres about the challenge of being Secretary of the Army during wartime.

  • Image loading blog post pic

    Jul 17, 2009

  • Freedom Crossing, Groundbreaking marks start of construction for most happening place in DoD

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Bliss and Army & Air Force Exchange Service officials celebrated a historic event July 17 during a groundbreaking ceremony for the first-of-its-kind retail development in the Department of Defense that will be constructed inside a military installation.

  • Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion Welcomes New Commander

    Jul 17, 2009

    Lt. Col. Robert L. Cody II assumed command of the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Milwaukee from the outgoing commander Lt. Col. Daniel C. Miller during a change of command ceremony Friday, July 17, at the Milwaukee County War Memorial.

  • TRADOC on Delicious

    Jul 17, 2009

  • Good Health-A Best Practice at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jul 17, 2009

    Photo Caption: Tony Nguyen, an engineer employed at the Detroit Arsenal, exercises at the fitness center.

  • 'Phase One' of new Army C4ISR facility ahead of schedule

    Jul 17, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Just a little more than a year ago, Aberdeen Proving Ground marked the beginning of change on the installation at a groundbreaking ceremony for a nearly $800 million construction project as a major part of implementation of 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) law.

  • Army panel studying modernization strategy

    Jul 17, 2009

    With the manned ground vehicle part of Future Combat Systems canceled, the Army G-8 told Association of U.S. Army members July 16 that the Army had created a blue-ribbon panel to study alternatives to the vehicle.

  • Running the Soldiers to stay Army Strong

    Jul 17, 2009

  • Second phase of construction for new Army C4ISR facilities gains momentum

    Jul 17, 2009

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Change is evident at Aberdeen Proving Ground with the installation buzzing with sounds of cranes and forklifts as it prepares to accommodate relocating employees as a result of implementation of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

  • Year of the Noncommissioned Officer - Spotlight NCO

    Jul 17, 2009

  • Running the Soldiers to stay Army Strong

    Jul 17, 2009

  • 2009 TRADOC Soldier and NCO of the Year Competiton

    Jul 17, 2009

  • 94th AAMDC Officer Gets Musical

    Jul 17, 2009

    Army Capt. Theo Voudouris, staff judge advocate, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, who has devoted much of his life to musical art and performance. This article is about his life, growing up around the theater, and his current project where he plays Glen Guglia in the Diamond Head Theater's premiere production of "The Wedding Singer".

  • 'Stress Shoot' competition tests Paratroopers' ability to fight under extreme conditi

    Jul 17, 2009

    An enemy won't wait for a Soldier to be rested and ready before attacking. Therefore, Soldiers must prepare themselves physically and mentally to be able to fight even in the most undesirable conditions.

  • Soldiers develop tactics for use of possible future technologies

    Jul 17, 2009

    Advanced systems in development at White Sands Missile Range have been handed over to Soldiers who will develop the tactics to employ the new war fighting tools.

  • Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility Achieves Safety Milestone - 1,000,000 Safe Work Hours wi

    Jul 17, 2009

    U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) officials announced that the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (PBCDF) achieved a safety milestone at 12:01 a.m. on July 15, 2009 when it went surpassed 1 million safe work hours without a recordable injury.

  • Officials unveil results of Fort Carson violent crime study

    Jul 17, 2009

    There was not a single factor or grouping of contributing factors that explain the clustering of violent crimes dating back to 2005 involving Fort Carson Soldiers, the Army surgeon general said July 15.

  • A Soldier's Last Farewell

    Jul 17, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The aircraft engines hummed as U.S. and coalition forces stood in two formations, shaping a path in between. The fallen hero lay in a flag-draped case at the walkway's beginning. Paying their last respects to the one who gave all, troops saluted this hero. Faces somber, the pallbearers, his former comrades, shouldered their heavy burden and slowly marched past the long rows of servicemembers to the waiting plane.

  • CSM Davenport assumes new position of respondsibility at Bliss

    Jul 17, 2009

    After 40 years, Fort Bliss' command sergeant major position has been the responsibility of an air defense artillery Soldier and as of Friday, the responsibility of the post is now held by a cavalry scout.

  • Study finds no direct link in violent crimes

    Jul 17, 2009

    There was not a single factor or grouping of contributing factors that explain the clustering of violent crimes dating back to 2005 involving Fort Carson Soldiers, the Army surgeon general said July 15.

  • Fort Campbell Camp teaches children

    Jul 17, 2009

    Green Camp at Fort Campbell is meant to teach the children how to better care for the environment around them. The children are learning the importance of recycling and ways to preserve natural resources.

  • BACH named 2009 Most Wired Hospital

    Jul 17, 2009

    Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital is one of the country's Most Wired hospitals. The 100 Most Wired hospitals are torn between building on their IT successes and keeping a sharp eye on budgets. Marking its 11th year, the Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study continues to lead the field in analyses and benchmarking of healthcare IT. The 2009 Most Wired Survey and Benchmarking Study shows an overall increase in both provider order entry of medications and electronic bedside matching at the time medications are administered.

  • Officials unveil results of Fort Carson violent crime study

    Jul 17, 2009

    Army officials have released the results of a study aimed at determining possible causes for a cluster of violent crimes that took place between 2005 and 2008 at Fort Carson, Colo.

  • New UH-72As aid 'Flatiron' at Fort Rucker

    Jul 17, 2009

    With the arrival of three new UH-72A Lakota helicopters last week, Fort Rucker's Air Ambulance Detachment, known as Flatiron, can better assist Fort Rucker and local communities by reaching medical emergency scenes faster.

  • Garrison remembers fallen heroes during 1/10th race

    Jul 17, 2009

    They are the fallen: Army Soldiers, reservists, Marines, Navy SEALs, Airmen. The men and women killed in the ongoing War on Terror were roommates, friends, mentors and heroes.

  • Fort Rucker troops return from deployments

    Jul 17, 2009

    Members of the 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group and the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion returned from Middle East deployments.

  • ACS accreditation: consistent service, support, programs

    Jul 17, 2009

    It's one of the Army's most important weapons in providing customer service: consistency.

  • Revitalized indoor range strengthens military missions

    Jul 17, 2009

    STUTTGART, Germany - Looking down the barrels of their rifles, Special Forces Soldiers take aim at the targets and begin a small weapons qualification. The duty day is over, and the noise is deafening, but training continues, thanks to Range 7, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's newly improved indoor range on Panzer Kaserne.

  • Agencies work to fine-tune newest simulation

    Jul 17, 2009

    A team of 482 military, civilian and contractor personnel from the National Simulation Center, the Battle Command Training Program and Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation's Program Manager - Constructive Simulations recently conducted an operational readiness evaluation of the Army's emerging training simulation capability for division and higher collective battle command training.

  • Garrison commander leaves legacy of leadership

    Jul 17, 2009

    Garrison commander leaves legacy of leadership

  • Army warns troops to avoid 'diploma mills'

    Jul 17, 2009

    The Army is warning Soldiers to avoid unaccredited colleges and universities that offer instant degrees supposedly based on military experience or training.

  • Combined Arms Center civilian to receive presidential award

    Jul 17, 2009

    The highest-ranking civilian at Fort Leavenworth is set to receive the Presidential Rank Award at the end of July.

  • Occupational Therapy: Skills for the job of living

    Jul 17, 2009

    Occupational Therapy: Skills for the job of living

  • Wounded warriors continue to serve Army

    Jul 17, 2009

    Five recent combat veterans were sworn in as a Department of the Army civilian through the Army's Wounded Warrior Education Initiative. The program is a partnership with the Army and the University of Kansas that allows wounded warriors to earn a master's degree paid for by the Army.

  • University students discover environmental conditions at Schwetzingen training area

    Jul 17, 2009

    A group of German university students got a first-hand look Monday at the U.S. Army's stewardship of the environment at the Schwetzingen Local Training Area.

  • 42nd Division Band performs in New York City

    Jul 17, 2009

    The New York Army National Guard Soldiers will perform at the following public venues: Monday, July 20 at 1:30 pm -- Intrepid Sea, Space and Air Museum, Manhattan Tuesday, July 21 at 12:30 pm -- Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30 pm -- Tilles Center for Performing Arts, Brookville Saturday, July 25 at 2:00 pm -- Bayshore Marina, Bayshore

  • Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

    Jul 17, 2009

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications for the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, which goes into effect Aug. 1, 2009. Soldiers are encouraged to think through long-range schooling and occupational plans for themselves and/or their Families to determine whether the program suits them. The Post-9/11 G.I. Bill is the biggest military education benefit since World War II, but Soldiers still have access to other programs like the Montgomery G.I. Bill (MGIB).

  • Gates considers expanding Army

    Jul 17, 2009

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is considering proposals to temporarily expand the Army to relieve stress on the force, a Pentagon spokesman said.

  • 'Dream team' of researchers to study Army

    Jul 17, 2009

    A ground-breaking study of behavioral health in the Army may soon provide answers on what causes suicide and what programs can best prevent them.

  • 1st Armored Division's 'Old Ironsides' museum moving to Ft. Bliss

    Jul 17, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER Germany - The 1st Armored Division's 'Old Ironsides' museum closed its doors officially July 13 to prepare its move to Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Brigade competitions brings out heart of deployed Soldiers

    Jul 17, 2009

    Four Soldiers did just this with a minimal crowd as they competed in 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division's four-day Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition, which tested their technical and tactical proficiency in Soldier tasks and drills, July 9-12.

  • The Many Professions of PFC Patton

    Jul 17, 2009

    For many Soldiers, life before the Army stems from a small, quiet hometown and for others, life before the Army began in a bustling cityscape or rural town. For Pfc. John Patton, a native of the island of Kwajalein Atoll, within the Marshall Islands, life before the Army began in an entirely different country.

  • Chief tells outgoing secretary, 'you are one of us'

    Jul 17, 2009

    During a ceremony July 16, at the Pentagon, Chief of Staff of the Army George W. Casey Jr. assured outgoing Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, that he was part of the Army family.

  • Outgoing secretary lauds Soldiers, families, NCOs

    Jul 17, 2009

    In his last days as the Army's 20th secretary, Pete Geren opened up about issues he faced while serving, including the challenge of an ongoing war, advancing medical care for Soldiers, and the importance of families.

  • Veterans, Soldiers honor deceased veterans in Korean cemetery

    Jul 16, 2009

    Ken Sawyers (U.S. Army retired), commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10215, Uijeongbu, places American flags on the graves of U.S. veterans July 4 buried in Seoul Foreigner Cemetery. Sawyers was one of almost a dozen Soldiers and VFW members who visited the cemetery to pay respect to deceased veterans who contributed to protecting America's independence throughout the nation's history; including American Civil War veteran Brig. Gen. Charles W. Legendre. VFW member David Morris said, "Many people think of the fourth as just a holiday. Even though we are here in Korea, it's good to pay tribute to our fellow veterans where ever they are in the world."

  • Rucksack Bowling tourny held on Red Cloud

    Jul 16, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - More than 20 Soldiers came together in the USAG-Red Cloud Bowling Center July 14 to compete in the first Rucksack Bowling Championship for bowling teams and individual bowlers. The idea came from conversations among Ben Cho, USAG-Red Cloud Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation bowling center manager, and regular bowlers who participate in annual bowling league activities, Cho said.

  • Injured Veterans Summit Mount Rainier

    Jul 16, 2009

    A little more than a year ago, the vehicle Mario Barragan was riding in was struck by a roadside bomb in AfghanistanAca,!a,,cs Helmand Province. The blast killed one Soldier and severely wounded Barragan and a fellow Soldier. Barragan, along with two other Soldiers injured in the line of duty, attempted to summit 14,410 foot Mt. Rainier with more surgeries scheduled after the climb.

  • Redstone Motorists Alerted to Hazardous Material Loads

    Jul 16, 2009

    What's the best defense against hazardous materials' "Awareness is the best tool we have to offer the community of Redstone," said Steve Caudill, environment, health and safety manager at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • Don't Miss the Boat on Safety this Year

    Jul 16, 2009

    This time of year families and friends hit the water for some much needed rest and relaxation. But they may be forgetting something. Boating safety.

  • Redstone Cyclists Should Wear Reflective Vest

    Jul 16, 2009

    The sunny days of summer see more cyclists on the streets of Redstone. In order to ensure those riders are seen, Redstone has specific equipment rules. "It's a short regulation and a pretty simple requirement," Garrison safety officer Mike Moore said. Bicycles are defined as a vehicle under Alabama law, Title 31, which makes them governable by the same traffic laws that both motorcycles and automobiles must follow. Those laws, including right-of-way and signaling are the same on the installation as they are off. Where the state's Title 32 and Redstone differ lies within Redstone Arsenal Regulation 190-5.

  • Education Conference

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Learning Business Outside the Classroom

    Jul 16, 2009

    "It's been a great way to get real on-the-job training while learning all the ins and outs of foreign military sales," said David Hadley, a graduate student at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Hadley is a member of UAH's Students Working at the Army in Parallel program which allows students to work in government positions while completing their degrees. While pursing his master's of business administration, he works in foreign military sales at the AMCOM Security Assistance Management Directorate. "At UAH the material they teach isn't out of a textbook. They relate everything to the real world and how things are done in practice," Hadley said. So when he heard about the program, he felt it would be a great opportunity to get a "foot in the door" and to apply more real-life experience to his classes.

  • Back from Iraq for his Third Huntsville Tour

    Jul 16, 2009

    After a year in Iraq, Col. Jeff Gabbert has returned to familiar surroundings in his new assignment. Gabbert is the commander of the Huntsville Contract Management Office, part of the Defense Contract Management Agency. He assumed command of DCMA Huntsville in a ceremony Thursday in Morris Auditorium at the Marshall Space Flight Center. This is his third Huntsville assignment. Gabbert, 45, served in the Apache Project Office from 1998 to 2000 and in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office from 2002-2007. He was in Iraq from June 2008 to June 2009 as the DCMA commander for Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Hill Air Force Base Software Facility Nears Completion

    Jul 16, 2009

    This new facility, being built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will accomplish remarkable innovations for fighter pilots.

  • Hawaii Soldiers Spruce Up U.S.S. Missouri

    Jul 16, 2009

    Under a cloudless blue sky, more than 40 Soldiers from the 40th Quarter Master Company, 45th Special Troops Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, took a trip back in time as they volunteered to help beautify the U.S.S. Missouri battleship Tuesday, here. The Soldiers performed a variety of tasks cleaning various areas of the ship, moving old equipment, and helping to replace the main deck. While the work itself may not have been fun, each volunteer was able to walk away with a sense of accomplishment.

  • Fort Riley USO sponsors family fun day, first major event

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Second phase of suicide prevention training ends

    Jul 16, 2009

    Despite concerted efforts by Army leadership, the suicide rate among Soldiers continues to rise. Between January 2008 and June 2008, 67 suicides were confirmed among active-duty Soldiers. In 2009 for the same period, 88 active-duty suicides have been reported, with 54 confirmed. "Suicide is still a problem," said Chaplain (Maj.) Kevin Pies, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command. "We're still losing way too many Soldiers and civilians, but the good thing is that we are addressing the problem; we're not just sweeping the problem under the rug."

  • Program to help Fort Riley teens get work experience

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Equal Opportunity Specialist Ending 42-Year Career

    Jul 16, 2009

    Clarenza Clark is ready for life after government service. The Garrison equal employment opportunity specialist is retiring Aug. 2 after more than 42 years. She entered government service in St. Louis with the Army Mobility Command in February 1967 and worked her way up to EEO specialist, YA-0260-02. Clark spent 30 years in St. Louis as a clerk-stenographer and secretary-stenographer before being reassigned to the EEO Office as a secretary. In October 1997, she moved to Huntsville.

  • 'Beans, bullets and BTUs' reminds Soldiers of energy security

    Jul 16, 2009

    The Army will soon be the largest fleet owner of both low-speed electric vehicles and hybrid-electric vehicles.

  • Kansas secretary of state visits Fort Riley Warrior Transition Battalion

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Indiana Native Takes Wheel of Army Recruiting Brigade

    Jul 16, 2009

    Col. Glenn Richie looked out over the Soldiers of the 2nd Recruiting Brigade who were assembled Friday morning on Warrior Field under a hot Alabama sun. He then issued his first order as their new commander. "Shake it out," he said, giving them a momentary reprieve from parade rest. "While my remarks are brief, you've earned it." After their moment's respite and the audience's resulting laughter, he said: "All right, fall back in."

  • Research study looks beyond dieting to help teens with weight loss

    Jul 16, 2009

    Kaitlin Sheridan, a junior at Cole High School, visited with a Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor to inquire about the program, but was informed her weight rendered her ineligible. Ironically, she later saw a flyer requesting volunteers for a 12-month weight-loss research program at Brooke Army Medical Center for military dependent teens ages 12-17. Sheridan volunteered and lost 14 pounds.

  • Fort Riley employees learn leadership lessons, build networks

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Brig. Gen. Al-Ajwdi visits 1st ACB

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Dagger Commander delivers smiles to children in Abu Ghraib

    Jul 16, 2009

  • 440th BSD 'Blood Runners' deploys to Afghanistan

    Jul 16, 2009

    Family and friends of 11 Soldiers assigned to the 440th Blood Support Detachment gathered at the Roadrunner Community Center July 10 to wish them farewell and best wishes as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The mission of the 440th BSD is to provide emergency collection, manufacturing, storing, distribution of blood and blood products to Division, Corps, and Echelons above Corps, medical units and to other operations.

  • Dollar to Dinar' Coming sooner than you think

    Jul 16, 2009

    BAGHDAD - "Can I get fifty bucks in Iraqi dinar'" That may sound like an odd request from an American Soldier at a finance office in Baghdad, but in the next few months it will be as natural as buying DVDs or energy drinks from the Iraqi shops here.

  • U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 16, 2009

    The 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 12-18 brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.

  • AT&T donates $500,000 to Returning Heroes Home

    Jul 16, 2009

    Recognizing sacrifices wounded warriors and their Families make, John Stankey, president and chief executive officer of AT&T, presented a $500,000 check July 14 to the Returning Heroes Home organization to fund a learning center at the Warrior and Family Support Center for returning service members injured in war. WFSC, located at Fort Sam Houston, provides injured servicemen and women a home-like atmosphere outside the hospital environment. The 12,000-square-foot building opened late 2008.

  • Medics hone critical skills during training exercise

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Tal Abtha Road Project begins final phase

    Jul 16, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq - City council leaders and Coalition and Iraqi Security Forces opened the final phase of the Tal Abtha Road Project, located southwest of Mosul in Ninewa Province, with a ribbon cutting ceremony July 7.

  • Apache Troop platoon sergeant applies leadership skills gained from being a drill sergeant

    Jul 16, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SYKES, MOSUL, Iraq - Every Soldier's military career starts the same way, a flight or a drive to their basic training post and then a sleepless night of in processing. Then the Soldiers meet their drill sergeants whom they will never forget.

  • DSTB medic conducts first aid refresher training

    Jul 16, 2009

  • Soldiers place one-two at Nationals

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Shawn Dulohery of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit earns a silver medal in the skeet event during the U.S. National Shotgun championships July 14 in Colorado Springs, Colo. His teammate, Spc. Vincent Hancock, won the gold medal in skeet.

  • 30th HBCT Soldiers' needs supplied by demand

    Jul 16, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers of the 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team's Headquarters and Headquarters Company may not have the convenience of a large department store in Iraq, but the supply section on Forward Operating Base Falcon covers their basic needs.

  • Individual Award of Excellence in Safety

    Jul 16, 2009

    Brig. Gen. William Wolf, Director of Army Safety, presents Eric D. Mitomi, 9th Mission Support Command, with the Individual Award of Excellence in Safety at a cermony held at Fort Shafter July 13.

  • Simple modification increases ATC reliability

    Jul 16, 2009

    An innovative solution developed and tested by personnel here increases reliability of a critical Air Traffic Control and Landing System (ATCALS).

  • Army Astronaut goes to Turner Field

    Jul 16, 2009

    ATLANTA - Atlanta native and Army Astronaut Shane Kimbrough was honored at an Atlanta Braves baseball game recently at Turner Field in Atlanta.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna- Administrative Support Division

    Jul 16, 2009

    The Administrative Support Division's 12 employees provide customer service in a variety of Information Technology (IT) disciplines. While initially the division was organized to provide all Non-IT duties, the integration of IT into all aspects of modern life has changed the original purpose of the division. Division personnel provide services such as Internet design, conference room and special event set-up, mailroom support, electronic forms design, military photos, video capture and editing, graphic illustration, displays, morning news broadcasts, and graphic, photo, video, audio and television support.

  • Historic 13th Cavalry Regiment activates

    Jul 16, 2009

  • STB welcomes new commander

    Jul 16, 2009

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, U.S. Army Central commanding general, passes the colors to Lt. Col. Tamatha A. Patterson, incoming USARCENT Special Troops Battalion commander, on Hedekin Field at Fort McPherson July 1.

  • Stress Shoot

    Jul 16, 2009

    The 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division conducted a stress shoot competition July 15 to test Soldiers' ability to engage targets accurately despite total physical and mental exhaustion. The Soldiers competed in several grueling physical challenges with no rest before reaching the firing range.

  • From high school drop out to colonel; a success story

    Jul 16, 2009

    On July 2, Robert Young was promoted to the rank of colonel and designated as the U.S. Army Central Logistics, Plans, Exercises, Programs and Policy chief. What appeared to be a momentous occasion celebrated by family and friends, held deeper meaning to a man whose career has been anything but average.

  • When using social networking, be mindful of personal OPSEC

    Jul 16, 2009

    In today's high-tech world, we connect with family friends, and colleagues in many ways. One of the foremost ways is through social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Use of social networking sites can be fun and rewarding, but it can also lead to dangerous situations. Here are a few simple tips to help keep the experience as safe and secure as

  • NCOs, Army Reserve honored in display

    Jul 16, 2009

    The Army Reserves and the Army NCO - both are vital to creating the world's greatest military fighting force. To honor both groups, the U.S. Army Reserve Command National Museum of the Army Reserve staff has created a display in the USARC Headquarters building that highlights their contributions to America's military excellence.

  • Wounded Warrior stands to welcome comrades

    Jul 16, 2009

    Sergeant Garry Thompson had been waiting on the day and the opportunity to welcome his comrades home after their 15-month deployment to Afghanistan. Paralyzed from the knees down, he wheeled himself onto the tarmac of Truscott Air Terminal to the foot of the stairs of the commercial aircraft on Sunday that was returning the 155 Soldiers of the 549th Military Police Co., 385th Military Police Bn., to Fort Stewart.

  • Leadership change for Asymmetric Warfare

    Jul 16, 2009

    Tuesday, Shaw looked upon a field of about 100 Soldiers and civilians from that same unit, which deals with responding to a variety of conventional and unconventional threats. He then turned over AWG's leadership to Col. James Mis, the former chief of Joint Operations in Special Operations Command South.

  • 549th MPs come home

    Jul 16, 2009

    More than 130 Soldiers marched across Cottrell Field, July 12 after conducting MP missions across four provinces in Afghanistan in support of the war effort.

  • Winn sponsors self-referral mammography

    Jul 16, 2009

    To emphasize the importance of annual breast cancer screening, Winn Army Community Hospital now offers annual mammography without a health care provider's order.

  • Stewart-Hunter covers social media with information reps

    Jul 16, 2009

    Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs Officer Steve Hart, accompanied by Stewart-Hunter's Department of the Army PAO intern Elise Van-Pool, discussed the 3rd Infantry Division's social media Web sites during the Chatham County Public Information Officer Association's monthly meeting held at CafAfA SCAD inside the Savannah College of Art and Design's Weston House, July 9.

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