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  • Skater gets national record

    Aug 6, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Jimmy Decker, 8, son of Dr. (MAJ) Carl and Amy Decker, is the third best skater in the nation in the Primary boys' skating division. He was one of 15 skaters representing GT Speed, a speedskating team in Columbus, who competed in the 2009 Speed Skating National Championships July 18-25 in Peoria, Ill.

  • Rangers slug it out at boxing tournament

    Aug 6, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Spectators, including active-duty, retired Rangers and family members, filled Briant Wells Gym for the Ranger Rendezvous combatives and boxing tournament Wednesday. The tournament was one of many events that were part of Ranger Rendezvous, a three-day kickoff to the 75th Ranger Regiment change of command ceremony Thursday. Other events included softball, tug-of-war and football in addition to a mass tactical airborne operation.

  • Fighters vie for spot in Army championship

    Aug 6, 2009

    Fort Benning, Ga. Aca,!" Fighters took to the mats and battled it out in the Fort Benning Combatives Championship Aug. 1 at the Smith Fitness Center for a chance to advance to the Army Combatives Championship.

  • New security system enhances ACP checks

    Aug 6, 2009

    Fort Benning is staying "up-to-date" with a new security measure at the access control points on the installation, said Jim Webster, physical securities specialist for the Directorate of Emergency Services. Beginning Aug. 17, security guards at the ACPs will use handheld ID card scanners to check the ID of every person entering post.

  • Training offers realistic live fire, fewer restrictions

    Aug 6, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Rolling down a dusty road in armored Humvees scanning for roadside bombs and potential ambushes is nothing new to most combat-proven Soldiers, but to fresh recruits with D Company, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, it is a taste of military life others before them didn't get this early in their careers, said CPT Christopher Russo, D Company commander.

  • Run raises thousands for scholarship

    Aug 6, 2009

    "Charlie Mike: Complete the mission." Five years ago, Dr. John Henderson used this phrase in ending telephone conversations with his deployed son, PFC John Henderson Jr.

  • Women's shelter seeks help

    Aug 6, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - "I think we go through life thinking we're thrown things and we don't have a choice in the matter and you do," Herron said. "I like to tell people that they have a choice about how they spend their money, the decisions they make."

  • Liberian delegation visits Fort Benning

    Aug 6, 2009

    A Liberian military defense delegation has come away from a visit to Fort Benning, Ga., saying they've gained insight into military training that could be used to help stabilize the country and rebuild the Armed Forces of Liberia.

  • BRAC jobs posted

    Aug 6, 2009

    Tuesday's monthly Base Realignment and Closure Community Update at the National Infantry Museum drew a crowd of 170, including elected officials anticipating economic growth, local contractors hoping for a shot at construction projects, and a number of people inquiring about jobs.

  • 'Grill Sergeant' strikes again

    Aug 6, 2009

    The "Grill Sergeant" nukes it again. Sgt. Edmund Perez Jr., Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Sam Houston, landed a spot presentation on WOAI, "San Antonio Living" with host Shelly Miles July 24. Perez has developed a program he calls "Nuke It." He teaches soldiers at Fort Sam Houston and viewers of the Pentagon Channel how to cook healthy meals using the microwave.

  • 14th MI Bn. deploys to Iraq

    Aug 6, 2009

    Approximately 150 Soldiers of the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion boarded an aircraft on Kelly Field July 26 on their way to Iraq. Earlier they said goodbye to their Families at Fort Sam Houston before boarding the four buses that took them to the air field. They will provide interrogation support to the commander of Multinational Forces Iraq and expect to be in country for one year.

  • Residence-related Army accidents down by more than 100

    Aug 6, 2009

    US Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center sees a reduction in residence-related accidents for this fiscal year.

  • Vietnam Veteran, NCOs lead the way during Golden Cargo

    Aug 6, 2009

    There is a small fraternity of Vietnam veterans and an even smaller number still serving in the military today. One of them, however, was here during the Golden Cargo exercise to participate in training, provide leadership, and more importantly, to bestow upon the Soldiers his many years of military experience.

  • 440th BSD Soldiers return home from Afghanistan

    Aug 6, 2009

    Eleven Soldiers from the 440th Blood Support Detachment, Fort Sam Houston, returned home Aug. 3 afternoon in style from Afghanistan to a crowd of Family members and friends waving American flags and holding welcome posters, at the Roadrunner Community Center to celebrate their homecoming. The Soldiers from the 440th BSD were deployed back in May to Afghanistan in support of Enduring Freedom for 15 months. While there the Soldiers were divided between Bagram and Kandahar Airbases. Their mission was ensuring that vital blood product inventories were being maintained and resupplied to surrounding divisions, medical units and other operations.

  • ATC improves business processes through Lean Six Sigma

    Aug 6, 2009

  • Ordnance Museum begins move to Fort Lee

    Aug 6, 2009

  • 412th CSB activates to support Army North

    Aug 6, 2009

    The 412th Contracting Support Brigade activated and Col. Jeffrey Morris took command July 30 during a ceremony at the Quadrangle. The 412th CSB of the Expeditionary Contracting Command was established to plan and execute contracting support for U.S. Army North in support of Army and joint operations throughout the NORTHCOM area of responsibility.

  • Road to Military Long Drive Championship opens in San Diego

    Aug 6, 2009

    Local qualifying competitions in the 2009 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7Up began today at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego.

  • Shoplifting drops at post exchanges

    Aug 6, 2009

    High-tech electronic article surveillance systems, eagle-eyed closed-circuit television cameras and an aggressive youth shoplifting awareness campaign helped take "a bite out of crime" at Army & Air Force Exchange Service facilities last year as shoplifting cases dropped 15.7 percent from 2007.

  • Soldiers take part in 'Today' show segment

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army and the Air Force were part of the mix joining Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb for the July 29 edition of the "Today" show's "Today Takes a Vacation" series broadcast from the River Walk in San Antonio. Soldiers waiting to start combat medic training, from G Company, 232nd Medical Battalion, took time off from instruction and boarded a river boat that floated through the set of the show, holding colorful signs and shouting, while Mariachis sang, danced and a bevy of San Antonio citizens waved and cheered, itching for their 15 seconds of broadcast fame on national television.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers visit AMRDEC

    Aug 6, 2009

    Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division visited the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center and got to speak first-hand about the robotics, UAVs and aviation technology they have used on the battlefield.

  • Army PLS transporters stage ammo, train to fight

    Aug 6, 2009

    The 401st Transportation Company, Battlecreek, Mich., participated in this year's Golden Cargo exercise at Crane Army Ammunition Activity. The Army Reserve Soldiers had long days hauling cargo and training as they would overseas.

  • Joint Interagency Task Force South

    Aug 6, 2009

    Conducts interagency operations against illicit trafficking by highly mobile asymmetric threats originating or transiting it's Joint Operating Area by detection and monitoring of illicit air and maritime targets, intelligence fusion, information sharing and multi-sensor correlation to facilitate interdiction and apprehension along with PN in support of national security and regional stability

  • Joint Task Force Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras

    Aug 6, 2009

    JTF-Bravo's primary mission is to support and conduct joint, combined and interagency operations in the Joint Operations Area, to enhance regional cooperative security initiatives and to support democratic development.

  • Joint Task Force Guantanamo

    Aug 6, 2009

  • State of mind: Army to start mental fitness program

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army is looking to improve the resiliency of its Soldiers through a new program, which will be launched in October, said Gen. George Casey, Army chief of staff, during a visit to Fort Jackson July 30.

  • King continues to make history

    Aug 6, 2009

    Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King's career has spanned almost three decades and as many continents. In her 29 years of service, in addition to Fort Jackson, she has been assigned to Stuttgart, Germany; Fort Dix, N.J.; the Pentagon (Washington); Fort Bragg, N.C., Camp Casey, Korea; and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (Belgium).

  • Continuous flow of trained forces relies on critical gatherings to prepare units for ARFORGEN reset

    Aug 6, 2009

    A series of critical conferences are needed to implement the "reset" portion of Army Force Generation, which is designed to provide a continuous flow of trained and ready forces for their designated mission.

  • Cadets learn real-life lessons in BCT

    Aug 6, 2009

    For one group of U.S. Military Academy cadets, an experience at Fort Jackson has played a major part in the type of officers these students will soon become.

  • The Volunteers help raise awareness about crime, drug prevention

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Volunteers help raise awareness about crime and drug prevention as the band performed at Fort George G. Meade's National Night Out Aug. 4.

  • Arm families with knowledge, Dempsey says

    Aug 6, 2009

    As a mother with three children serving in the Army, Deanie Dempsey, wife of TRADOC Commander Gen. Martin Dempsey, had more than just a casual interest when she met with Fort Jackson family readiness group representatives during her visit here Tuesday.

  • Aviation Test Center relocates to Redstone

    Aug 6, 2009

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Aviation Technical Test Center deactivated the unit and cased their colors Friday at Fort Rucker's Cairns Army Airfield.

  • Communication barriers present training opportunities

    Aug 6, 2009

    When it comes to getting the job done, a lot of junior troops had to get creative when it came to communicating during this year's Golden Cargo annual training mission. The Soldiers not only overcame these challenges, but learned a lot from them as well.

  • 46th Engineers advance party returns from deployment

    Aug 6, 2009

  • Army Soldier Show begins 2nd half of tour

    Aug 6, 2009

    The Army Soldier Show, on the road since the April 24 performance at its Fort Belvoir, Va., home garrison, just completed the first show of literally, the second half of its tour in downtown San Antonio, Texas, just off base from what will become its new home garrison at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • CARE team supports all military families

    Aug 6, 2009

    For any family, losing a Soldier, sibling, parent or grandparent can be a very sad, stressful and draining ordeal. Fort Belvoir's Mobilization, Deployment and Family Readiness Office has established a Casualty Response Group of volunteers to help families in times of crisis.

  • NCO rises to the challenge

    Aug 6, 2009

    Challenge is defined as a demanding or stimulating situation. Sgt. 1st Class Shannon Brown was working two jobs, going to school full time, and raising two small children. For Brown, every day was a challenge.

  • Employee recognized for his 45 years of service

    Aug 6, 2009

    More than 40 garrison civilians and DoD employees were honored for their service and achievements at a ceremony Tuesday at the Community Center. Christopher Hicklin, Directorate of Information Management, received the achievement medal for civilian service for 45 years of service.

  • Belvoir celebrates National Night Out

    Aug 6, 2009

    Maybe it was the swimming. Or, maybe it was the free food. Either way, the entire Fort Belvoir community was a winner at Tuesday's 15th annual National Night Out celebration.

  • Senior Enlisted Visit Reagan Test Site

    Aug 6, 2009

    After several weeks of coordination, a team of senior enlisted non-commissioned officers from the United States Strategic Command, United States Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, Naval Network Warfare Command, and 1st Space Brigade visited U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site July 28 and 29, 2009.

  • Mass jump, command change highlight Ranger Rendezvous

    Aug 6, 2009

    More than 1,000 Rangers participated in a mass tactical airborne operation Monday beginning Ranger Rendezvous 2009, which culminated Thursday with the 75th Ranger Regiment change of command.

  • New automated gun system enhances war fighter capabilities

    Aug 6, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. is turning its attention to fighting insurgent militant in the southern and eastern region of Afghanistan. In an effort to protect our troops on this constantly changing battlefield, the U.S. has purchased new technology, equipment and vehicles. One of the newest Soldier tools is the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station II, which provides Soldiers with the capability to acquire and engage targets all in the safety of their armored vehicle.

  • ANCOC students assist Annapolis homeless

    Aug 6, 2009

    Nine 46Z ANCOC students and their small group leader volunteered their time at the Light House Homeless Prevention Center in Annapolis, Md.

  • Blackhawk assists USNS Comfort during humanitarian mission

    Aug 6, 2009

    7/10/2009 - CORINTO, Nicaragua - Aviation Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Matthew Shaw directs a UH-60 Army Blackhawk helicopter performing Deck Landing Qualifications aboard hospital ship USNS Comfort here July 9 during Continuing Promise 2009 (CP09).

  • Honduras-based U.S. Army Helicopters Deploy to Nicaragua in Support of Humanitarian Mission

    Aug 6, 2009

    7/1/2009 - SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Three U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo here are deploying to Nicaragua in support of the hospital ship USNS Comfort's humanitarian and civic assistance mission, Continuing Promise 2009.

  • Get set, GO!

    Aug 6, 2009

    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (July 15, 2009) - Running is a requirement for everyone in the military service. However, running as a favorite pastime for 40 years - to include several marathons - is something out of the ordinary.

  • Safety key to successful range

    Aug 6, 2009

    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (July 13, 2009) - The front lines of the War on Terror aren't found in the desert sands of Cuba, but Joint Task Force Guantanamo service members still train like they are.

  • June 2, 2009 - Nomination of John McHugh as Secretary of the Army

    Aug 6, 2009

    As President and Commander-in-Chief, I have no greater responsibility than the security of the American people. And keeping the American people safe demands keeping our armed forces strong -- the soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen who bear the burden of America's defense.

  • July 30, 2009 - Testimony before Senate Armed Services Committee

    Aug 6, 2009

    Mr. Chairman, Senator McCain, distinguished members of the Armed Services Committee, first of all, most importantly, I want to note how excited, how humbled and, frankly, how honored I am to be here before you this morning.

  • MP war fighter competition

    Aug 6, 2009

    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba - Army Spc. Jason Adams, a Soldier deployed with the 525th Military Police Battalion in support of Joint Task Force Guantanamo, trains for the MP war fighter competition by simulating the application of a tourniquet to Army Sgt. Steven Jones' arm at Camp America, July 21, 2009. The Soldiers, who are training for the competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. in September, will represent the 525th MP Battalion and JTF Guantanamo. (JTF Guantanamo photo by Army Pfc. Christopher Vann)

  • 525TH Military Police Battalion

    Aug 6, 2009

  • McHugh Notes Challenges at Confirmation Hearing

    Aug 6, 2009

    U.S. Rep. John McHugh's inspiration to serve as secretary of the Army lies in his desire to repay the devotion to duty exuded by today's military members despite the many challenges he'll face, the New York congressman said here today at his Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing.

  • Infantry foot patrols disrupt insurgents, aid remote Afghan villages

    Aug 6, 2009

    Soldiers of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment at Forward Operating Base Baylough have one mission, disrupt the enemy.

  • Technicians make front line repairs, support warfighter

    Aug 6, 2009

    You are what you repeatedly do," said Thomas Holmes, the Southwest Asia manager for Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • BenAfAt leader provides new strategic capability to the Arsenal

    Aug 6, 2009

    A Department of the Army Civilian at the Watervliet Arsenal achieved a rare accomplishment 24 July by graduating from the Army's highest military education program Aca,!aEURc The U.S. Army War College.

  • Civilian employee marks 55 years of service to country

    Aug 6, 2009

    George McClure has served the nation 10 years longer than the average age of Tobyhanna Army Depot employees.

  • Col. Gibson assumes command of Tobyhanna

    Aug 6, 2009

    Col. Charles C. Gibson accepted the Tobyhanna Army Depot flag from Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong on July 29, and at that moment took command of Tobyhanna Army Depot.

  • 18th Century medical demonstration teaches Monroe kids about health, history

    Aug 6, 2009

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Surgeon's Office sponsored a Revolutionary War-era medicine re-enactment in support of the Comprehensive Solider Fitness Program for local children and Fort Monroe employees near the Casemate Museum here.

  • NCOIC of CRDAMC's Behavioral Health Division ensures well-being of community

    Aug 6, 2009

    Sgt. 1st Class Brenda Dorador, the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Behavioral Health Division at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas, embodies the type of NCO leadership that ensures the well-being of the Fort Hood community.

  • The Armchair General

    Aug 6, 2009

    Test your knowledge of U.S. Army history

  • Warrior Leader Course offered in Kuwait for first time

    Aug 6, 2009

    In order to reduce the amount of time that Soldiers spend away from their families, and because of the quick operation tempo, there were almost 500 Soldiers in Kuwait, who needed to attend Warrior Leader Course, so a plan for conducting the course in theater was made.

  • Third Army hosts IAMD conference

    Aug 6, 2009

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central hosted a two day Integrated Air and Missile Defense Conference at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, that began on July 24. The conference focused on IAMD throughout U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility, specifically looking at past issues and progress, their present status and upcoming developments, in addition to developing methods to improve training between joint and coalition command posts using simulation and stimulation.

  • German, American Soldiers amplify relationship

    Aug 6, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The relationship between the German army's 2nd Company, 466th Maintenance Battalion, and members of the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg military community are reaching new heights.

  • Military Police battle for spot in annual competition

    Aug 6, 2009

    BAMBERG, Germany -- Members of the 630th Military Police Company competed in Schweinfurt recently for an opportunity to represent the 793rd Military Police Battalion at the preeminent endurance competition for military police and criminal investigators.

  • The Simple Life: Infantrymen maintain, improve austere Afghanistan FOB

    Aug 6, 2009

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - In Afghanistan, troops are spread throughout the desert, countryside and mountainous terrain in small, forward operating bases. The number of servicemembers at any location can be as small as 30 to 60 or vary in the hundreds. At FOB Baylough, a platoon of infantrymen from the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment shoulders the responsibility to patrol the Hindu Kush mountains in the Deh Chopan district, Zabul province. That is their mission, but their jobs extend much more as they must maintain and operate a FOB on their own.

  • U.S. Africa Command opens MEDFLAG 09 in Swaziland

    Aug 6, 2009

    In partnership with the Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force (USDF), U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Army Africa kicked-off a two-week medical exercise with an opening ceremony at USDF headquarters in Swaziland, August 3, 2009.

  • Society of American Indian Government Employees recognize RDECOM employee

    Oct 23, 2012

  • Courage defines honoree: Murray one of three living South Carolina Medal of Honor recipients

    Oct 14, 2011

    In every person's life there comes a defining moment that tests his or her character, courage and integrity.

  • VA outreach aims at seamless transition

    Oct 14, 2011

    The days of the Department of Veterans Affairs waiting passively for veterans leaving the military to come seeking benefits and services are over, President Barack Obama told military reporters.

  • AW2 Symposium: Wounded Soldiers and their Families Vote Top Issues for Soldier Care

    Aug 5, 2009

    <b>What is it'</b> The U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2) Symposium brought together 63 severely wounded Soldiers, veterans, and family members as delegates to identify the most important issues to be addressed in wounded Soldier care and transition.

  • Army Community Services celebrates 44th birthday on Red Cloud

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - Army Community Service cut a birthday cake during open house events, which took place at the ACS centers in Red Cloud Garrison, Casey Garrison and Camp Stanley in celebration of their 44th anniversary July 28, 29 and 30. ACS employees handed out pieces of cake, pens, T-shirts, and badges while introducing their services to the visitors.

  • Warrior dependents work in Area I Summer Hire program

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - College and high school students from within Area I took advantage of the Summer Hire program to gain experience and earn money for their educations and other needs. Area I had 20 slots set aside for the program and filled all available jobs for a college session from May 11 to Sept. 25 and two high school sessions from June 22 to July 17 and July 20 to Aug. 14, said Lawrence Keys, Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, deputy director.

  • Warriors stand down for New Horizons Day

    Aug 5, 2009

    RED CLOUD GARRISON South Korea - Soldiers from the U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud and USAG-Casey gathered for a series of lectures and presentations during the 15th semiannual New Horizons Day July 23 in the Red Cloud Theater. Various subjects like the roles of the United States Forces stationed in Korea, summer safety, equal opportunity, prostitution and human trafficking awareness, and Army values were covered in the training.

  • 70th Brigade Support Battalion welcomes new CSM

    Aug 5, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The 70th Brigade Support Battalion welcomed a new Command Sergeant Major July 28 during a Change of Responsibility ceremony held on Carey Field. 1st Sgt. Kevin Beldner, acting 70th BSB Command Sgt. Maj., passed the 70th BSB guidon to Lt. Col. Miguel Martinez, commander, 70th BSB. Command Sgt. Maj. Yolanda Lomax took the guidon from Martinez, signaling she will take responsibilities as Command Sergeant Major of the battalion.

  • Hovey DFAC selected for Connelly Award

    Aug 5, 2009

    CAMP HOVEY South Korea - Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Winzeried, 8th Army Command Sgt. Major and Lt. General Joseph Fil, 8th Army commanding general, present Sgt. 1st Class Noel Black, dining facility manager, Warrant Officer Wondra Williams, food service advisor, Son In Jul, food program manager and Pfc. Jason Sansom with Delta Company, 302nd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Sports Cafe, Camp Hovey with the 42nd peninsula wide Phillip A. Connelly Award. The Sports Cafe, which won in the Large Garrison Award Category, stood out because of their continuance to improve the professionalism of food service personnel, which in turn gives the best quality food service to supported Soldier diners, one of the many objectives the Sports Cafe met governed by Army Regulation 30-22. "It is great to be reconized amongst the other great DFACS on the peninsula because this really shows all the hard work that we put into it everyday," said Pfc. Joseph Kennedy, a food and healt care specialist at the Sports Cafe. "We really try to create an atmosphere at the Sports Cafe where Soldiers can get away from their busy day, relax, and enjoy what we have to offer."

  • Soldiers train for combat life saving on Casey

    Aug 5, 2009

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The 210th Fires Brigade spent time at the range on USAG-Casey July 31 learning and practicing combat life saving skills. This hands-on training was met with simulated live fire action complete with yellow smoke and the usual hustle of live combat, and real-time coaching from combat life saving experts barking orders and prodding Soldiers to do the right things in order and move quickly with their battle buddies acting as wounded Soldiers.

  • Fort Riley trains last transition team before mission moves to Fort Polk

    Aug 5, 2009

    Class 78 will be the last military transition team to graduate from Fort Riley. The class, which started training in July, will graduate mid-September. The mission will then move to Fort Polk, La., under 162nd Infantry Brigade who will pick up the mission and continue the training from that point on, said Lt. Col. Keith Casey, commander of the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade.

  • 1st Infantry Division Soldiers remember fallen brothers

    Aug 5, 2009

    The Victory Bell tolled for its fallen, a firing squad sounded off in salute and bagpipes played a solemn tune as 53 Soldiers were remembered July 30 during a memorial ceremony at the 1st Infantry Division's Victory Park.

  • Victory Week ends with festival, concert, smiles

    Aug 5, 2009

    Victory Week came to a relaxing close as Soldiers and Families of the 1st Infantry Division took over Infantry Parade Field dressed in casual clothing and giving out plentiful smiles as they each walked around the grounds to experience the fun, games, food and music.

  • Victory Kitchen produces 'Hot Spot' for Riley TV

    Aug 5, 2009

    A new weekly program on Riley TV has been created to teach Soldiers and Families how to cook a healthy meal in a short amount of time. Victory Kitchen will feature a chef from Fort Riley's food service team cooking a meal that can be prepared in 20 to 30 minutes.

  • Fort Riley's Victory Week packs in kicks, punches, fun

    Aug 5, 2009

    Soldiers had no shortage of entertainment during Victory Week. Whether they participated in events or merely observed and cheered on their fellow Soldiers, each contributed to the success of the many athletic activities that occurred on Custer Hill.

  • Grassroots program brings ammo managers to Anniston

    Aug 5, 2009

  • For first time, medical recruiter named best

    Aug 5, 2009

    The Army's best recruiters and career counselors were honored during a ceremony Aug. 5, at the Pentagon for their contributions to the all-volunteer force.

  • ANAD takes part in LMP deployment at CCAD

    Aug 5, 2009

  • NCO first to receive Pace Award

    Aug 5, 2009

    For the first time in the history of the Pace Award, which was created in 1962, a noncommissioned officer has also been selected as an award recipient alongside an Army officer and Army civilian.

  • ANAD's Martin joins AMC Fellows

    Aug 5, 2009

  • Warrior Transition Command Donations

    Aug 5, 2009

    Please refer to the link below for more information on gifts and donations: http://giftstoarmy.army.mil Monetary gifts intended for direct distribution should be made directly to private relief organizations that provide assistance to Wounded Warriors and their Families. Point of contact: Warrior.donations@us.army.mil The attached map displays all WTUs in the United States, please feel free to donate to any of the WTUs. A listing of addresses and phone numbers can be found at: http://www.army.mil/-news/2009/08/05/25508-wtu-and-cbwtu-locations-and-phone-numbers/index.html

  • 2HBCT Soldier given Purple Heart

    Aug 5, 2009

    A Desert Rogue Soldier received the nation's oldest active award, the Purple Heart, in front of Family, friends and fellow Soldiers during a ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, July 27. Staff Sgt. Thomas Gorsuch, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, received the Purple Heart due to injuries sustained when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while on a route clearly mission in Iraq.

  • MWR program offers city-dwelling Soldier valuable exposure to America's breathtaking West

    Aug 5, 2009

    An Army Reserve journalist, Spc. Galo Calderon Jr., created this editorial after a recent MWR trip to Yosemite National Park, Calif. Calderon was part of a group of Army Reserve Soldiers that traveled to the park on an MWR trip amidst their annual training exercise, Golden Cargo, at Hawthorne Army Depot, Nev.

  • Beyond the Horizon kicks-off in Colombia

    Aug 5, 2009

    At the invitation of the Colombian government, distinguished visitors from Colombia and the U.S., community leaders and members of the U.S. and Colombian military gathered at an opening ceremony in Cartagena to kick-off the humanitarian civic assistance mission Beyond the Horizon on July 8.

  • Beyond the Horizon reaches to Trinidad and Tobago

    Aug 5, 2009

    Much needed specialized and general medical care is being offered in Trinidad and Tobago as part of the humanitarian and civic assistance mission Beyond the Horizon (BTH) 2009. At the invitation of the Trinidad and Tobago government, the U.S. Army will be conducting medical treatments in Toco, Valencia, and San Fernando until Aug 20.

  • Cadets experience Marne leadership, Soldiering

    Aug 5, 2009

    Third Infantry Division Commander Major General Tony Cucolo helped further that goal through a professional development opportunity he shared with more than 80 cadets who participated in this year's CTLT program, July 31 at Club Stewart.

  • National Night Out unites Fort Stewart, Hinesville

    Aug 5, 2009

    The City of Hinesville held their 3rd National Night Out event at Bradwell Park, downtown Hinesville, Aug. 1.

  • Stewart youth volunteer 1,950 hours, recognized for their 'selfless service'

    Aug 5, 2009

    Fort Stewart Red Cross and Winn Army Community Hospital senior leadership gathered at Marne Lanes to honor more than 40 Fort Stewart youth who volunteered their time throughout the installation, July 31.

  • 4IBCT Soldiers learn water survival skills

    Aug 5, 2009

    More than 60 Soldiers from HHC, 4th IBCT, participated in a Combat Water Survival Course to familiarize themselves with water egress procedures, July 31. During the training, Soldiers learn how to swim with gear, tread water with gear and also how to ditch gear.

  • 87th CSSB supports fellow Soldiers

    Aug 5, 2009

    Raider Focus is a monthlong training performed by the 1 HBCT in order to stay proficient in their tasks and drills. During this training, the Soldiers from the 632nd Maintenance Company, 226th Quartermaster Company, and the 24th Ordnance Company, all part of the 87th CSSB, 3rd Sustainment Bde., is providing bulk and potable water, fuel, medical supplies and other general logistical support to the Raider Soldiers.

  • The Ordnance Museum at Hawthorne: A link between past and present

    Aug 5, 2009

    The Ordnance Museum of Hawthorne, Nev., brings military history into the present through various displays. The museum takes visitors back into the past and educates them on Hawthorne, its community, and ties to the military.

  • 5/7 Cav trains to clear buildings

    Aug 5, 2009

    Although not relieved from their current Consequent Management Response Force mission until October, Soldiers of 5th Squadron, 7th Calvary Regiment are already knee deep in training for deployment. The Crazy Horse Troop of 5/7 Cavalry conducted MOUT training, July 21 on Fort Stewart as part of this change in mission focus, along with 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery later that week.

  • Vets remember Operation Dragoon

    Aug 5, 2009

    Retired Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns Aug. 5, in recognition of the 65th anniversary of "Operation Dragoon," the landing of allied troops in Southern France.

  • Army developing master resiliency training

    Aug 5, 2009

    The Army has been working with the University of Pennsylvania to develop master resiliency training that will soon be taught to Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

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