Archive: Sep 2009

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  • Teresa W. Gerton, Acting Executive Deputy to the Commanding General

    Sep 25, 2009

  • Softball highlights Hispanic Heritage Month

    Sep 25, 2009

  • 1 AD Soldier prepares for fifth deployment

    Sep 25, 2009

    1 AD Soldier prepares for fifth deployment

  • Camp Darby wins top European recreation award

    Sep 25, 2009

    Installation Management Command Europe Family and Morale, Welfare Recreation announced the winners of the Annual European recreation awards competition Sept. 11. U.S. Army Garrison Livorno, in Camp Darby, Italy, was declared as having the "Best Outstanding Installation Recreation Program" for a small garrison, according to Angela Flowers, IMCOM-E FMWR Recreation Awards program manager.

  • Virtual aircraft prove their worth to trainers in Europe

    Sep 25, 2009

    For the first time in Europe, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army trained with virtual aircraft attacking real targets on the ground in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Servicemembers can weather financial storm

    Sep 25, 2009

    CHICAGO, Sept. 24, 2009 Aca,!" Servicemembers and their families can weather the Aca,!A"perfect stormAca,!A? of credit, savings and banking crises; bailouts; market instability; and foreclosures, if they stay financially prepared, the PentagonAca,!a,,cs personal finance director said here recently.

  • Military leaders cite adaptability as key to fighting insurgents

    Sep 25, 2009

    WASHINGTON - The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been learning experiences, forcing military leadership to reassess and modify tactics to effectively counter an irregular foe.

  • Army wrestlers set to take on world's best in Denmark

    Sep 25, 2009

    Pfc. Jeremiah Davis will compete Saturday at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships in Herning, Denmark, and two-time World Champion Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers will compete Sunday along with Spc. Faruk Sahin.

  • Deployed Soldier uses Salsa dancing to help cope with combat environment

    Sep 25, 2009

    For one Soldier in attendance, Sgt. James Whorley, 23, a Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division imagery analyst, of Sacramento, CA, a devoted dancer who if given the opportunity would never miss the event, the passionate and lively Salsa night serve more to relieve stress and increase confidence.

  • Home-grown gangs provide dangerous threat to local communities, servicemembers

    Sep 25, 2009

    When it comes to terrorist groups, America's home-grown gangs can be overshadowed by their more publicized counterparts in the Middle East.

  • 'Swift and Sure' Brigade Lives up to its Motto

    Sep 25, 2009

    Kerry Rodriguez, the mayor of Fort Hood's McNair Village, contacted the ASBP's Robertson Blood Center at Fort Hood to arrange a blood drive in support of deployed troops and their family members. She understood that with many Soldiers deployed from Fort Hood, family members could help ensure troops have all the supplies they need by donating blood.

  • USAG Schinnen selected as an Army Community of Excellence finalist

    Sep 25, 2009

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands Aca,!" U.S. Army garrison Schinnen is one of eight finalists Army-wide selected by Installation Management Command to receive a site visit in October or November and compete for top honors in the 2010 Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Combat training in Iraq takes skills to next level

    Sep 25, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Simulated machine gun fire blares over loudspeakers, Soldiers yell out commands and the opposition force attacks with RKG-3 grenades and small-arms fire.

  • Leaders take new missile defense plan to Congress

    Sep 25, 2009

    President Barack Obama's decision to restructure a previous missile defense plan designed to protect Europe from a possible ballistic missile attack from Iran provides a more effective, flexible system that will take less time to implement, senior Pentagon officials said on Capitol Hill today.

  • Picatinny employee to compete in World Ironman Competition finals in Hawaii

    Sep 25, 2009

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Ronald Wally, deputy director of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit here has qualifed for the World Ironman Competition finals in Kona, Hawaii.

  • We value your feedback - ICE the USAG Schinnen Public Affairs Office

    Sep 25, 2009

  • "Straight from Iraq" takes gold

    Sep 25, 2009

    The U.S. Army and its agency MRM Worldwide McCann Worldgroup won gold earlier this week at the prestigious Jay Chiat Awards for the strategic excellence of its online program, "Straight from Iraq." The Jay Chiat Awards, established in 2003, are sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

  • USAG-RC signs memorandum of agreement for support in Area 1 with ROKA

    Sep 25, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-RC garrison commander, and Col. Lee Kyung Kyu, 183rd Infantry Regiment commander clasp hands promising mutual cooperation between the two units by signing a memorandum of agreement certifying the 183th IR's anti-terrorism and protection support to USAG-RC Sept. 16 at the USAG-RC DPTMS office.

  • Soldiers and Family speak out for focus group

    Sep 25, 2009

    Soldiers and Family members participated in the USAG- RC sponsored focus groups Sept. 15 and 16 at the USAG-RC conference room. The Area 1 Garrison Leadership conducted two constituent-centered focus groups as part of the Community Feedback, Issues, Resolutions, Solutions and Today initiative.

  • Peninsula wide servicemembers treated to tour of central Korea

    Sep 25, 2009

    A statue displaying history from Korea taken during a trip to the Independence Hall in Chunan City for a tour for more than 120 service members. The three day all epenses paid trip was paid for by the Ministry of Patriots and Veteran Affairs for the service members that stood amongst their colleagues within their units.

  • Garrison Soldiers give local students tour of Warrior Country

    Sep 25, 2009

    Pfc. Courtney Young, explains a daily life of Soldier to the students who came from Dongducheon Foreign Language High school students. Twenty-six students visited Casey garrison Sept. 15 to experience American culture and Army life. The students enjoyed the tour, lunch, talking and bowling together with the soldiers.

  • DODDS to accommodate over 700 Area 1 students

    Sep 25, 2009

  • Communication key to cavalry exercise

    Sep 25, 2009

    Slashing Sabers, a platoon-level exercise focused on the essential tactics of the cavalry, recently took place at a local training area outside Camp Hovey.

  • Honoring Gold Star Mothers

    Aug 20, 2012

  • Soldier finds rewards of deployment

    Sep 24, 2009

    Army Spc. Jessica Velasquez spent years trying to muster up the nerve to talk to a recruiter. She finally found that resolve when she needed to pay for college to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse. Now, she is soon to wrap up what she says has been one of her most rewarding experiences -- making a difference in the lives of Iraqis during her past year's deployment.

  • Petraeus cites need for critical warfighting specialties

    Sep 24, 2009

    Gen. David Petraeus recently queried the Army and Air Force about training up more joint tactical air controllers. JTACs maintain communications and provide close-air support to ground units.

  • Lock and Load!

    Sep 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Staff Sgt. Jansen from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command's Air Operations Center stationed at Hickam Air Force Base, prepares to fire the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon from the prone position at a range here during the command's Range Week September 7-11, 2009.

  • Lock and Load!

    Sep 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command fire the M16A2 rifle from the prone, unsupported position at a range here during the command's Range Week September 7-11, 2009.

  • On Line!

    Sep 24, 2009

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command fire the M16A2 rifle from the prone, unsupported position at a range here during the command's Range Week September 7-11, 2009.

  • Paratrooper boat race commemorates famous WWII river crossing

    Sep 24, 2009

    Combat engineers from the 82nd Airborne Division paid tribute to a famous engineer exploit from WWII by holding a boat race at Fort Bragg, N.C. Sep. 24

  • Fort Irwin Garrison Commander delivers State of Fort Irwin address

    Sep 24, 2009

  • Members of U.S. Army South team treat more than 7200 patients in Haiti

    Sep 24, 2009

    JACMEL, Haiti (Sept 24, 2009) - U.S. Army Soldiers from throughout the United States came together under the direction of U.S. Army South to treat more than 7,200 patients during a medical readiness and training exercise here Sept. 8-23.

  • Gold Star Mother's Day

    Sep 24, 2009

    <b>What is it' </b> September 27, 2009 is Gold Star Mother's Day. Every year the fourth Sunday of September is for honoring mothers whose sons or daughters died in the line of duty. The name references the single gold star on service flags displayed in the windows of homes that have lost a son or daughter to war.

  • Ukrainians look to model NCO education after U.S.

    Sep 24, 2009

    Lessons learned at the Fires Center of Excellence will help the Ukrainian army develop its noncommissioned officers.

  • U.S. Army sponsors first HIV vaccine trial to show some effectiveness in preventing HIV

    Sep 24, 2009

    A Phase III clinical trial involving more than 16,000 adult volunteers in Thailand has demonstrated that an investigational HIV vaccine regimen was safe and modestly effective in preventing HIV infection. According to final results released by the trial sponsor, the U.S. Army Surgeon General, the prime boost combination of ALVACR HIV and AIDSVAXR B/E lowered the rate of HIV infection by 31.2% compared with placebo.

  • Hiring Heroes helps match employers with job seekers

    Sep 24, 2009

    About 400 job seekers braved the rain Sept. 22 to attend the Hiring Heroes Career Fair at the Sam Houston Club. The Hiring Heroes program was established in 2004 to help wounded service members and their Family members find employment opportunities.

  • Army Community Covenant: Paralympics sports camp helps active, retired military recognize capabiliti

    Sep 24, 2009

    The U.S. Olympic Committee hosted nearly 50 active duty and retired military men and women with physical injuries at a Paralympic Military Sports Camp at Fort Sam Houston, Sept. 16 to19. The camps introduce Paralympic sport to military men and women with physical injuries. All sport clinics are conducted at an introductory level. If participants have an interest in competing in a particular event, U.S. Paralympics will connect them with a program in their community so they can begin to train.

  • NASCAR pays respect to Tomb

    Sep 24, 2009

    Members of the Hendrick Motorsports team, NASCAR drivers Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr., along with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rick Hendrick, laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery Thursday to pay respect to servicemembers both past and present in an event sponsored by the USO.

  • Year of the NCO: Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts new member

    Sep 24, 2009

    Staff Sgt. Gregory Whitehurst became the newest member of the prestigious Sgt. Audie Murphy Club on Sept. 16 at an induction ceremony held at Blesse Auditorium, Willis Hall, joining an elite group of noncommissioned officers who lead by example. The club recognizes noncommissioned officers who set the highest standards of leadership, excellence and exemplify the characteristics of Audie Murphy, a great American hero.

  • Belated Honors for Fort Larned Soldiers

    Sep 24, 2009

    The remains of Soldiers who died while serving at Fort Larned, Kan., from 1859-1878 were relocated to the Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery in 1888. Many of the original markers had deteriorated, and for that and other reasons, the deceased were not identified. The names of Soldiers who died during that time at Fort Larned whose remains may be buried in the FLNC are listed on a memorial, which was dedicated in a ceremony Sept. 19, 2009, at the Fort Leavenworth, Kan., cemetery.

  • Nature Conservancy, U.S. Army partner to protect endangered birds near Camp Bullis

    Sep 24, 2009

    The Nature Conservancy of Texas and the U.S. Army entered into a formal cooperative agreement Sept. 17 to identify and protect habitat for endangered species surrounding Camp Bullis, one of the nation's most important military medic training facilities. The agreement, known as an Army Compatible Use Buffer, will permanently conserve important undeveloped areas of habitat outside of the Camp for the golden-cheeked warbler, an endangered songbird, and help Camp Bullis continue its critical Department of Defense medical and combat training operations.

  • Texas Civil Affairs Brigade Changes Hands by the Doors of the Alamo

    Sep 24, 2009

    The 321st Civil Affairs Brigade held a change of command ceremony Sept. 13 outside the Alamo in downtown San Antonio. Col. Michael Finn relinquished command to Col. Kenenth Moore and returned to his original position as the brigade's deputy commanding officer. The Alamo, a national symbol of Texan pride, is prominent in the 321's unit insignia.

  • Skeet Competitors Prove Skill, Have Fun

    Sep 24, 2009

    The morning air was filled with ghostly puffs of white smoke and the sweet smell of spent gun powder during this year's 50 Bird Skeet Tournament, which attracted both novice and experienced shooters to Fort Stewart's Skeet Range, Sept. 19.

  • 3rd ID Takes Second in All-Army Combatives

    Sep 24, 2009

    Soldiers from all over the world shook hands and locked arms during the 5th Annual All-Army Combatives Competition at Fort Benning, Ga., Sept. 18-20. Although missing three weight classes, 3rd Infantry Division placed second overall with competitors placing all over the board.

  • Construction, renovation in preparation for IMCOM realignment

    Sep 24, 2009

    Realignment of U.S. Army Installation Management Command to Fort Sam Houston will require renovation of at least five historic structures and construction of two new buildings.

  • Vaccine shows promise in preventing HIV

    Sep 24, 2009

    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 24, 2009) -- An Army-sponsored study has shown that administration of a specific combination of vaccines can reduce the potential to contract HIV by 31.2 percent.

  • 'Embracing' BRAC: New public awareness program up and running

    Sep 24, 2009

    The City of San Antonio's "Embrace BRAC" campaign is designed to raise the awareness in San Antonio about the BRAC project's business and job opportunities associated with the multi-billion dollar military base improvements. The program will also be reaching out to families across the country who will have the chance to move to San Antonio as the military relocates all of its medical training facilities from around the country to San Antonio. The military is investing more than $3 billion in construction, mostly at Fort Sam Houston, as part of consolidating its medical training and research facilities and personnel.

  • 3HBCT chaplains sponsor marriage retreat, prepare families for deployment

    Sep 24, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Chaplains assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment and the Brigade Special Troops Battalion sponsored a marriage retreat in Panama City Beach, Fla., for 72, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldiers and their spouses, Sept. 12-14.

  • 260th Quartermaster Soldiers Stand Down for Homelessness

    Sep 24, 2009

    Soldiers from the 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade participated in the 6th annual Stand Down for Homelessness in Savannah at the Savannah Salvation Army building on Bee Road, Sept. 15.

  • ARMY MEDIA ADVISORY - Army Officials to Discuss the Resilience of the U.S. Military.

    Sep 24, 2009

    Army officials will participate in the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) panel "Surviving and Thriving in Harm's Way" at the AEI Center for Defense Studies, Friday, September 25, 2009, 0900-1230.

  • Partner cultures intertwine during exchange

    Sep 24, 2009

    Members of the Third Army/U.S. Army Central Public Affairs Office (Third Army PAO) hosted their public affairs counterparts from the Kenyan Army during an exchange between the partner nations Sept. 14 through 17 in Washington, D.C.

  • German ambassador speaks at CGSC

    Sep 24, 2009

    German Ambassador Klaus Scharioth spoke to students, faculty and staff of the Command and General Staff College Sept. 16 in the Lewis and Clark Center's Marshall Hall. He outlined the need for a whole of government approach for success in rebuilding Afghanistan, similar to what the United States did in Europe with the Marshall Plan.

  • Presidio Express Bus Service provides service to Service Members and employees and adds to local Eco

    Sep 24, 2009

    Bus service ribbon cutting ceremony

  • Army chaplains ready to provide assistance for those contemplating suicide

    Sep 24, 2009

    Stopping the suicide crisis drives the Ministry and Pastoral Care chaplains assigned to Madigan. Multiple deployments, break-ups, and death are just a few of the stresses that can lead Soldiers, retirees, Family members, Department of the Army civilians, or contractors - anyone with a tie to the military - to have suicidal thoughts. When someone commits suicide, it doesn't just affect close Family and friends, but the larger community as a whole. This is why Brzezinski, a Presbyterian chaplain, believes his job, his calling, is to communicate and educate everyone about suicide through the words of religion.

  • Day of remembrance for POWs/MIAs

    Sep 24, 2009

    Although not marked as an official holiday on any calendar, Sept. 19 holds a special place in the hearts of thousands of Americans. For those who recognize the day's significance, it is a day of remembrance, honor, sorrow and hope that is being observed for its 25th year. This year, the members of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem communities joined Americans throughout the nation on this day, National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Recognition Day, to remember all of the heroes who haven't made it home.

  • Vanguard 'Top Medics' Prep For Army-Wide Competition

    Sep 24, 2009

    Two Vanguard Soldiers will represent the 3rd Infantry Division and take a stab at becoming the Army's Top Medic Team for 2009 at an Expert Field Medical Competition, Oct. 19-24.

  • Soldiers can strengthen their behavioral health through SELF

    Sep 24, 2009

    The new initiative, called Soldier Evaluation for Life Fitness, is a post-deployment screening tool that evaluates the physical, mental and spiritual health of every returning Soldier. The program works in conjunction with the Army's Periodic Health Assessment program, which requires Soldiers to have an annual physical exam and regularly see a provider to evaluate their deployability.

  • Harlow is Great

    Sep 24, 2009

  • Fort McPherson JAG wins excellence award...again

    Sep 24, 2009

    With countless books filling the bookshelves on the walls of the U.S. Army Garrison Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, wall space is at a premium. Still, the office staff will have to make some room with the arrival of another reward documenting its excellence. Once again, the OSJA staff has been awarded the Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance for the year of 2008 in the medium-office-size category.

  • 4th IBCT Sergeant Receives Soldier's Medal

    Sep 24, 2009

    In front of an audience of 2,700 Vanguard Brigade Soldiers, one noncommissioned officer here received the highest peacetime award for valor, Sept. 15. Sergeant John Anthony Huggins Jr., Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, earned the Soldier's Medal after risking his life to save a fellow Soldier.

  • Temporarily-disabled veteran looks to rejoin Army

    Sep 24, 2009

  • CFC - Give Today and Change Tomorrow

    Sep 24, 2009

    With this week's flooding in Atlanta, we are reminded more than ever as to how important aid is to those in need. Local and national organizations help provide funding and assistance in times of natural disaster, provide counseling services to victims of domestic abuse, provide shelter for individuals and animals and support a variety of interests. To be able to sustain these services, organizations need your help.

  • 'Vanguard Swarm' Highlights Multiple Milestones: New Light Infantry Brigade Ready For Any

    Sep 24, 2009

    September 15 marked a historic day for the 3rd Infantry Division's Vanguard Brigade. The once heavy brigade combat team stood together as a new light-infantry unit in a ceremony dubbed Vanguard Swarm. The 'Swarm' showcased more than 2,700 light-fighters as they'd now arrive onto the battlefield - weapons in hand, ruck sacks on their backs and patrolling on foot. The former heavy, up-armored team stood tall as the brigade commander announced the end to their Infantry Brigade Combat Team conversion and the beginning of preparation for the next deployment.

  • Customer service guru speaks to Madigan leaders

    Sep 24, 2009

    Frank Pastizzo, a nationally-recognized public speaker and comedian, spoke to Madigan Army Medical Center senior leaders Sept. 15, addressing the need for Madigan staff to provide excellent customer and human services at all times to one another and our patients.

  • 3rd ID Celebrates Military Tradition With Twilight Tattoo

    Sep 24, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division Band played to the cheers of nearly 300 Soldiers, Family and friends during the Marne Division's Twilight Tattoo ceremony, a musical extravaganza celebrating the Army and the division's proud heritage was held at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, Sept. 17.

  • New Afghan roads promote peace, prosperity

    Sep 24, 2009

    CAMP WRIGHT, Afghanistan - New roads and bridges in Afghanistan's Kunar province are going a long way to help both residents and troops in the northeast border area, U.S. military and civilian engineers say.

  • TRADOC commander on flu prevention

    Sep 24, 2009

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and Col. Karen O'Brien, TRADOC surgeon, explain how to help mitigate the spread of the H1N1 flu virus.

  • Hot meals, day or night

    Sep 24, 2009

    Hot meals, day or night 1st Armored Division food service specalists go the extra mile to serve hot meals.

  • Dog Face Soldiers Past, Present Unite

    Sep 24, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division is a unit with a long history of defending America, not only during war but also during peacetime. The division has been on the frontlines against freedom's enemies for nearly 100 years. The 3rd ID Historical Society held its 90th Annual Reunion in Springfield, Mo., Sept. 15-20. The organization is the oldest historical society in the Army.

  • 529th conducts sling load operations

    Sep 24, 2009

    Soldiers from 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), conducted sling load operations September 22 at the Davison Air Field, Fort Belvoir, Va. The mission was to attach cables from their Humvee to the underbelly of a UH1 Blackhawk while in the air. "The training began with instructions on proper inspection and equipment preparation for transport," said Sgt. Frederick D. Woods, 529th RSC Supply & Physical Security NCOIC. "Once we were on the air field, one Soldier was the ground coordinator with Sgt. First Class Byrd to guide the chopper. Two Soldiers helped with connecting the cables to the chopper, one to hook up and one to support. Once this was complete, we moved safely to the wood line and watched the chopper do its magic. This training was hands on and very informational, in this day and age we need this to be combat ready."

  • ARFORGEN, Reserves getting the job done, says FORSCOM CG

    Sep 24, 2009

    FORT BENNING, GA - Gen. Charles Campbell, Army Forces Commanding General, discussed the two "great epiphanies" of the Army after the Iraq War during day two of the Infantry Warfighting Conference.

  • Force out of balance, Preston says

    Sep 24, 2009

    We live in an era of persistent conflict, and that's not likely to change any time soon, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston said Wednesday on the final day of the annual Infantry Warfighting Conference in Columbus, Ga.

  • Wiesbaden Operation Rising Star winner sings the blues

    Sep 24, 2009

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It's all about the blues for Wiesbaden's Operation Rising Star winner. A,A Everytime Erin Sataloff took the stage, the judges were blown away by her controlled tempo and throw-back to a jazzy-era of music.

  • Army Engineering & Support Center upgrades security at Fort Carson gates

    Sep 24, 2009

    The gates of Fort Carson, Colo., are among the first at Army installations to be upgraded to accommodate future security components.

  • Defense Acquisition University Offers Opportunities for APG Workforce

    Sep 24, 2009

    Defense Acquisition University students and Research, Development and Engineering Command senior leaders formally opened the newly renovated building that houses the DAU's Senior Service College in a ribbon cutting ceremony held Sep. 18.

  • Commentary: It's seasonal flu to you, too

    Sep 24, 2009

    Short commentary about H1N1 preventive measures.

  • NCO conveys pride in his Hispanic heritage

    Sep 24, 2009

    Sept. 15 marked the beginning of Hispanic American Heritage Month. They have served in every conflict from the American Revolution to today's ongoing military operations. With more than 40 Medals of Honor awarded to Hispanic Americans dating back to the Civil War, it is important to recognize their significant contributions. Today, Hispanic Americans serve proudly in all branches of the military, at home and abroad. One of them is Master Sgt. Jesse Camarillo.

  • Belvoir librarian trains colleagues in native Korea

    Sep 24, 2009

    For Van Noy Library cataloguer and librarian, and mother of two, Hyesoon Kim, the last half August wasn't full of school-supply lists, buying school clothes and a final end-of-summer road trip. Instead, Kim got her passport in order and suitcases packed for her and her daughters and took a temporary assignment from Fort Belvoir to go and train her Korean counterparts who work for FMWR libraries throughout Korea.

  • Board of Advisors meets for BRAC update

    Sep 24, 2009

    Fort Belvoir officials hosted area politicians and political appointees for the 10th Board of Advisors meeting Sept.16 at the Officer's Club.

  • Appreciation Day provides information to those who served, widows and widowers

    Sep 24, 2009

    Retirees, widows and widowers gathered at Barden Education Center Saturday morning as Belvoir recognized their service and sacrifice by with its annual Retiree Appreciation and Widow/Widower Day. The day offered those gathered a chance to learn about current information on topics such as construction, wills, health care, benefits and legislation.

  • Eslinger, West Point Class of 2007, receives 2009 Nininger Award

    Sep 24, 2009

    From the day recruits enter the Army, the training they receive can save their lives and the lives of others. The lessons that Soldiers are taught become second nature, without thinking about what the situation is, and the Soldiers react to overcome any adversity that is presented to them. Four years ago, the Association of Graduates created the Alexander Nininger Award, which is presented to a company grade officer who displayed a selfless act of heroism in combat, much like the actions the award's namesake performed to receive the Medal of HonorA,A posthumously for his actions in the Philippine Islands Jan. 12, 1942.A,A

  • Corps of Engineers brings parks to Kirkuk

    Sep 24, 2009

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with city officials here to cultivate that valuable resource through the construction of six new city parks. The parks are a part of the Kirkuk Reconciliation Initiative and are situated and designed to provide a safe, clean recreational area for Kirkuk's more than 40,000 residents.

  • Gold Star Mothers Day

    Sep 24, 2009

    The Army recognizes the sacrifice and strength of mothers of fallen servicemembers.

  • SRT: cream of the cops

    Sep 24, 2009

    The day started with a physical fitness test at the break of dawn, which was followed up with a grueling run made no easier by all the equipment that needed to be carried.

  • Soldiers celebrate end of Ramadan

    Sep 24, 2009

    About 100 Muslim Soldiers gathered at the Joe E. Mann Center Sunday to celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.

  • Crystal Clear: Out of sight, out of mind' Not for mom

    Sep 24, 2009

    Earlier this month, my husband and I went on a cruise. It was four days of baby-free fun and sun, with a little stop in Mexico. We had nothing to do but eat, sleep and be responsibility free for four whole days.

  • Mom, son complete BCT family tree

    Sep 24, 2009

    Two Soldiers from Florida have made Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson a family affair.

  • MACHAca,!E+announces seasonal flu vaccination schedule

    Sep 24, 2009

    Moncrief Army Community Hospital has announced its dates and times for the 2009-2010 seasonal flu vaccination drive.

  • Hernandez: 'Take initiative'

    Sep 24, 2009

    Sgt. Basilio Hernandez said his most memorable Army experience was when he came back from his first Iraq deployment.

  • Fort Jackson launches season of giving

    Sep 24, 2009

    Many members of the Fort Jackson military and civilian workforce have stepped forward to support the post's Combined Federal Campaign, which officially got under way Sept. 16.

  • Down and dirty: Thousands participate in mud run

    Sep 24, 2009

    On Saturday, people from all over the state and beyond spent the better part of the day jumping through mud puddles, sliding down muddy hills and throwing mud pies.

  • Congregation moves to 'next' home

    Sep 24, 2009

    After three years of worshipping at the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, Chapel Next has found a new home at Bayonet Chapel. The contemporary Christian congregation celebrated its first service there Sunday in front of a packed house.

  • Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas drive for 2009 set to kick off

    Sep 24, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - This year's Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas program kicks off October 5 and continues through December 4.

  • Defense Department to announce balanced social media policy

    Sep 24, 2009

    Defense Department officials plan to forward a social media policy to the department leadership within the next two weeks that will balance the pros and cons of social networking sites.

  • Heidelberg leading the way in economical LED lighting

    Sep 24, 2009

    Heidelberg garrison is replacing fluorescent lights in Army Family Housing with economical LED light fixtures.

  • Installation Operation Center employees offer assistance, compassion during times of crisis

    Sep 24, 2009

    If you were to walk into Bldg. 309, headquarters of U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels, on any given day and take a look at the person sitting behind the Installation Operations Center desk, theirs might seem like any other job. They might be on the phone or working on the computer, but the five men who work the IOC desk are not your typical office drones. Actually, they are probably best described as superheroes in disguise. "We do the things people don't see, the things behind the scenes," said Chris Koivisto, supervisory operations specialist.

  • Changes delivering Family Readiness improvements in Europe

    Sep 24, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany (Sep 24, 2009) - Following fresh on the heels of IMCOM-Europe Army Community Service's inaugural training conference, which gathered Family Readiness Support Assistants in Mannheim Sept 21-23, unit commanders and families of deploying Soldiers now can look forward to better integrated Family Readiness Team support as important changes become effective Oct. 1.

  • U.S. Army Europe inducts 5 Soldiers into prestigious NCO club

    Sep 24, 2009

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, in August, proudly sponsored the New Bavarian Chapter of the distinguished Sergeant Morales Club and announced its newest Inductees.

  • Soldiers train on newly fielded precision air-drop system

    Sep 24, 2009

    Soldiers from the 5th Quartermaster Company, 21st Special Troops Battalion, became the first regular Army unit to train on the 2,200-pound load-carrying capable Firefly Joint Precision Air Delivery System Sept. 7-18.

  • 2011 Best Warrior Competition

    Sep 30, 2011

    The Army's finest Warriors, representing commands across the Army, will compete Sept. 2-7, 2011, in the 2011 Best Warrior Competition.

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