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  • 264th CSSB celebrates the holidays

    Jan 8, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - The Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 264th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion from Fort Bragg, N.C., celebrated the holiday season here with a number of events.

  • 'I Want To Continue To Serve'

    Jan 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Jeff Moran has a standing invitation with his Marine Reserve unit in Montgomery. This University of Alabama-Huntsville student is on standby with Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marines just in case the unit gets orders for a deployment to Southwest Asia. If and when the unit does deploy, it will be Moran's third time to go to war.

  • Translation device eases communication problems

    Jan 8, 2010

    The language barrier between American Soldiers and Iraqi and Afghan civilians on the battlefield is one step closer to tumbling as engineers continue to design technology like the "Phraselator."

  • Program Review In Iraq Marks First For Command

    Jan 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In order to provide the best support possible, it is not unusual for members of U.S. Army Security Assistance Command to travel to the nations it works with. On Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 they were a part of a historic conference when a Foreign Military Sales Program Management Review was held in Iraq for the first time.

  • Answering The Call Of A Wandering Spirit

    Jan 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A wandering spirit - combined with the desire to help Soldiers - took the Garrison's Angela Bailey halfway around the world. As a quality assurance specialist (ammunition surveillance) - or QASAS - employee and an Air Force Reserve master sergeant, Bailey has had plenty of opportunities to travel with her work. She added Iraq to her list of destinations during a six-month tour where she worked at two ammunition supply points - with three months in Talil and the other three months in Balad. She returned in late November.

  • Ritter visits Fort Carson, addresses veterans assistance

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. visited Fort Carson to sign a proclamation recognizing the efforts of a nonprofit organization to assist veterans separating from the military in finding jobs in the construction field.

  • Redstone Artists Draw Worldwide Recognition

    Jan 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a student, Linda Morton's art teacher gave her an "A" for her quiet demeanor - and told her to never take an art class again. She had no talent. The 2009 Army Arts and Crafts Contest would beg to differ.

  • Focused On Soldier Mission

    Jan 8, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Building relationships - between military organizations; among Soldiers, civilians and contractors; throughout the Redstone community; and with city, state and national leaders - has been and will continue to be the key to meeting mission success for the Aviation and Missile Command. No Army organization stands alone. AMCOM's commander, Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, knows that it's his organization's ability to build teaming relationships that will sustain success in providing Soldiers with the best aviation and missile systems during a time of uptempo support, tight budgets, high expectations and fast turnaround programs

  • Baby, it's not so cold outside

    Jan 8, 2010

    Fort Carson Enlisted Spouses Charitable Organization arranges a coat drive for Fort Carson Families.

  • Students tour Army Strong Zone

    Jan 8, 2010

    Hundreds of high school students looked on as the Ripsaw MS2 kicked up mud and ran through automobiles, just one of several different technology displays the kids witnessed at the Army Strong Zone today.

  • Fort Carson Family gets holiday wish

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - The Family of Sgt. Robert McPherson, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division was given a new van through the NFL's Operation Once in a Lifetime Heroic 7 Wishes program.

  • CYSS offers free tutoring online for military children

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - 1 confused student + 1 computer screen = a problem solved by Child, Youth and School Services. Free access to online tutors is a resource readily available to students who need help.

  • Units await MCOE patch

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Distribution of the new Maneuver Center of Excellence shoulder patch will begin Friday. Unit leaders should schedule an appointment to pick up patches from MCOE Headquarters and Headquarters Company in Building 2826 by calling 706-545-6160. Soldiers must replace current patches by Jan. 22. Military Clothing Sales Stores tentatively will begin sales of the new patch in early February.

  • Celebrate life, legacy of MLK

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Martin Luther King Jr. spent years of his life actively engaged in a war, yet his battlefield differed from the ones known to current-day Soldiers - it was right here in the United States, outside his own front door.

  • Evans Army Hospital delivers first Fort Carson 2010 baby

    Jan 8, 2010

    Evans Army Community Hospital delivers the first Fort Carson baby of 2010.

  • Corps of Engineers New York District plans "mosaic of habitats" for estuary

    Jan 8, 2010

    An innovative restoration plan created in collaboration with the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program and more than 60 partnering organizations will greatly improve habitat.

  • All about children: Fort Bragg Military Families receive gifts

    Jan 8, 2010

    Nicole Lillich braved near-freezing temperatures Dec. 18, to pick up a highchair, crib bedding sets, onesies and baby toys at the Armed Services YMCA building on Jackson Street. Nicole, the wife of Spc. Frank Lillich, a 4th Psychological Operations Group Soldier, said receiving the gifts makes it easier not to rely on Family members to get Christmas items for the Lillich's two daughters, Madison, 15 months and Rachael, 4 months. The giveaway was the inaugural launch of Operation All 'Bout Children, an initiative of Operation Homefront of North Carolina, a military-support organization. Gifts were donated by Kolcraft, Wal-Mart and the Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc. Foundation, said Curran.

  • Fort Bragg BOSS delivers cakes to single Soldiers

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Even after a six-year career in the Army, nothing like this had ever happened to Sgt. Brenda Davis.

  • How much can you save' Conservation Program could bank refund

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - If you're concerned about wasting energy, you could wind up with a little more money every month.

  • Fort Bragg makes energy efficiency a hot issue

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Electrical metering here has been intermittent at best and historically has only applied to those nongovernment residents who are responsible for reimbursing the installation for electricity used.

  • Housing office taking care of wind damage

    Jan 8, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, NM, Jan. 7, 2010- White Sands Missile Range housing residents may have to wait a while before all community facilities are reopened as housing recovers from the damage caused by the recent wind storm.

  • Free marathon, half marathon set for Saturday

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - In January 2007, six runners from the Columbus Roadrunners ran a marathon course around downtown Columbus. The race grew to more than 100 in 2009, now known as the Red Nose Run Marathon and Half Marathon. The run is free and open to the public.

  • Fort Bragg offers guidance to increase weapon registration awareness

    Jan 8, 2010

    In the aftermath of the Nov. 5, 2009, Fort Hood, Texas massacre, in which 13 people were killed and another 30 injured, officials at Fort Bragg are looking to increase awareness of its weapons registration policy. The policy, which is based on regulatory guidance set forth in XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Regulation 190-12, applies to all persons, both military and civilian, who enter Fort Bragg or travel on its reservation.

  • Brrrr! Nation's cold snap has South shivering

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - During Arctic blasts each winter, Fort Benning turns to a solution that cuts down on natural gas use and generates millions of dollars in annual energy savings.

  • Two Fort Bragg DFACs named best in Army

    Jan 8, 2010

    In December 2009, the 82nd DSTB DFAC and the Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command DFAC were both named 2010 Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly Award winners.

  • Chattco rolls

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Chattahoochee County High School Lady Panthers rolled past the Stewart County High School Lady Royal Knights 66-23 Tuesday at home to move above .500 for the season.

  • Military spouse loses weight, launches Zumba craze on post

    Jan 8, 2010

    Military spouse Angelica Robinson dances into a room, prepared to motivate 45 Zumba participants, but only a year ago she was the one who needed motivation.

  • Perimeter shooters lead Chattco boys past Stewart County

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Dequavious Barbin scored a team-high 16 points Tuesday at home to lead the Chattahoochee County Panthers (Region 2A-A) to a 77-63 win over the Stewart County High School Royal Knights (2B-A).

  • 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum 2009 Year in Review

    Jan 8, 2010

    Over the last 12 months, as 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers continued fighting for freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Fort Drum community witnessed historic changes.

  • Postwide contributions to CFC top $1M

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - In the midst of multiple deployments and a sluggish economy, Fort Benning still gave - $1,108,242.43 in all - to the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Network upgrade facilitates testing

    Jan 8, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., January 7, 2010- Testing at White Sands Missile Range is becoming faster and more efficient with the upgrade of the WSMR data network.

  • Changes to Warrior Leader Course will help keep Soldiers 'Army Strong'

    Jan 8, 2010

    WLC trains and mentors new sergeants, and with the Army's changing standards and technology, the curriculum has changed to ensure training is applicable to NCOs' daily life in the Army.

  • How To Get Involved With The 2010 Warrior Games

    Jan 8, 2010

    2010 Warrior Games- What, Who, When, Where, Why, and How

  • What do you know about your capitol'

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - How familiar are you with the Georgia State Capitol' The four-story Renaissance building in downtown Atlanta has been the seat of government for more than 120 years. Legislators convene there once a year to determine policy, meet with committees, discuss bills and vote. This year, the legislative session begins Monday.

  • Soldiers learn how to protect themselves from scams

    Jan 8, 2010

    Thanks to the help of Deanna R. Nelson, assistant attorney general in charge of the Attorney General's Watertown Regional Office, Soldiers stationed here had an opportunity Dec. 16 to learn about the most recent trends in scamming and how to protect themselves.

  • Ready, set, bowl

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Children ages 6-18 and adults are invited to participate in bowling leagues, beginning Saturday and Sunday at the mall bowling center.

  • Murder on the menu

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Since 1988, Agatha's - A Taste of Mystery has wined and dined its patrons with a flavorful mixture of humor and homicide. Atlanta's original murder mystery dinner theater lets you jump into the action as one of several minor characters offering a clue to whodunit. Play amateur sleuth and guess at the murderer's identity. But be careful: It could be the person sitting next to you - or it could even be you.

  • Have you seen the NEW Bayonet yet'

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - A new year is a great time to embrace change, to turn the page, so to speak. We've done that at The Bayonet - changed. The design has changed. I hope that's a reason why you've turned the page.

  • Soldiers learn how to protect themselves from scams

    Jan 8, 2010

    Thanks to the help of Deanna R. Nelson, assistant attorney general in charge of the Attorney General's Watertown Regional Office, Soldiers stationed here had an opportunity Dec. 16 to learn about the most recent trends in scamming and how to protect themselves.

  • Home in the St. Nick time

    Jan 8, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - I'll Be Home for Christmas took on new meaning for Soldiers with the 690th Medical Company (Ground Ambulance). Returning from a yearlong deployment in Iraq, their arrival time changed 12 times before they landed at Lawson Army Airfield after 6 p.m. Dec. 25.

  • 2010 TRADOC IMT Training Forum Registration

    Jan 8, 2010

    TRADOC's 2010 IMT Training Forum will be held in Columbia, SC. Feb 22 -25.

  • Military spouse loses weight, launches Zumba craze on post

    Jan 8, 2010

    Military spouse Angelica Robinson dances into a room, prepared to motivate 45 Zumba participants, but only a year ago she was the one who needed motivation.

  • 2009 Year in Review

    Jan 8, 2010

    Over the last 12 months, as 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers continued fighting for freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Fort Drum community witnessed historic changes.

  • Changes to Warrior Leader Course will help keep Soldiers 'Army Strong'

    Jan 8, 2010

    WLC trains and mentors new sergeants, and with the Army's changing standards and technology, the curriculum has changed to ensure training is applicable to NCOs' daily life in the Army.

  • Soldiers learn how to protect themselves from scams

    Jan 8, 2010

    Thanks to the help of Deanna R. Nelson, assistant attorney general in charge of the Attorney General's Watertown Regional Office, Soldiers stationed here had an opportunity Dec. 16 to learn about the most recent trends in scamming and how to protect themselves.

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    Jan 8, 2010

  • Special Operations aviation eyes faster transport

    Jan 8, 2010

    Army Special Operations aviation needs faster helicopters to meet the speed and range requirements needed to conduct operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the 160th SOAR commander.

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    Jan 8, 2010

  • Wounded warriors compete with student athletes

    Jan 8, 2010

    The best high school athletes in the nation took to the field for pre-game competitions Jan. 6 side-by-side with some VIP sponsors -- wounded Army warriors.

  • Corps of Engineers restoring oysters in Chesapeake tributaries

    Jan 8, 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lynnhaven Oyster Restoration project team has been chosen to receive the 2009 Coastal America Partnership Award for its innovative and successful ongoing efforts to restore and protect the native American oyster population in the Lynnhaven River.

  • Jacoby: I challenge you to finish strong

    Jan 8, 2010

    As I Corps' year-long deployment winds down, Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr., I Corps commanding general, spent time talking with the unit's Soldiers during a town hall meeting, challenging them to make the most out of the last months of their deployment.

  • Local industry helping to improve waste management

    Jan 8, 2010

    What started as a search for a solution how to handle the thousands of water bottles tossed away each day here at Camp Bondsteel has turned into a full-fledged effort by local institutions to promote responsible waste management in Kosovo. For weeks now, MNTF-E Soldiers have been working with USAID and other nongovernmental organizations to get local groups involved in recycling efforts and to stimulate economic development in Kosovo along the way. The effort has led to USAID's Special Projects Division teaming up with a waste-management company called Higjenia in Gjilan/Gnjilane, and the contracting of 100 solid-waste containers and six months of garbage collection services in Ranilug, Klokot/Kllokot and Novo Brdo, according to Lt. Col. Anthony S. Cruz, with the 322nd Civil Affairs, of KFOR (Kosovo Forces), Multi-national Task Force-East.

  • Soldier's life altering injury turns into unique war love story

    Jan 8, 2010

    When Capt. Sam Brown was injured in Afghanistan, he saw everything he had planned for his future disappear. Little did he know that what he went through, in fact, helped him discover one part of his life he thought he would never find.

  • 2010 AFAP Conference

    Jan 7, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The 2010 HQDA Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Conference will be held January 11 to 15 in the National Capital Region. During this week, delegates from across the Army will meet to discuss the 82 issues originating from AFAP installation conferences. By Friday, January 15, the top five issues will be identified as the most critical active AFAP issues in the Army. Through AFAP, all members of the Army - Active, Reserve Component and retirees, family members, survivors, and DA civilians have a forum to identify, prioritize and elevate quality of life issues to garrison, command and HQDA leadership.

  • Students tour Army Strong Zone

    Jan 7, 2010

    Hundreds of high school students looked on as the Ripsaw MS2 kicked up mud and ran through automobiles, just one of several different technology displays the kids witnessed at the Army Strong Zone today.

  • Clean your desk and other broken New Year's resolutions

    Jan 7, 2010

    Cleaning Your Desk on annual day is one resolution that may be enduring.

  • FORSCOM commander says Fort Bragg 'premier installation'

    Jan 7, 2010

    On Wednesday, Fort Bragg received a visit from Gen. Charles C. Campbell, the commander of United States Army Forces Command. During his two-day visit, Campbell spoke with many of Fort Bragg's leaders, providing a leader professional development class Wednesday night and speaking with Fort Bragg's sergeant majors at a breakfast with them Thursday morning at the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Noncommissioned Officer Academy.

  • Tax preparation makes filing simple

    Jan 7, 2010

    It's time for another of life's certainties: taxes.

  • San Antonio students discover Army scholarship opportunities

    Jan 7, 2010

    Hundreds of San Antonio high school students braved winter winds and freezing temperatures to tour the Army Strong Zone outside the Alamodome Jan. 7. The Army set up technology demonstrations, information booths and vehicles for students and the general public to explore during the two days running up to the 2010 All-American Bowl.

  • San Antonio students discover scholarship opportunities

    Jan 7, 2010

    Photo of students in San Antonio.

  • Schloesser: Brigade commander's job more challenging than ever

    Jan 7, 2010

    "In a relatively short period of time ... the role of the brigade commander, whether it's a BCT (brigade combat team) commander or an aviation brigade commander or other, has become incredibly more complex," said the Army's director of aviation.

  • BATS helps ID insurgents, hostages

    Jan 7, 2010

    Like technology from the latest spy movie, a system using finger prints and retina scans helps Soldiers tell the difference between the good guys and the bad guys in Iraq.

  • Alpha Soldiers train to shoot, communicate

    Jan 7, 2010

    During the first week of December, the Soldiers of Company A, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) went to Fort A.P. Hill, Va., for three days to exercise buddy live fires.

  • Tomb Sentinels stand guard during holidays

    Jan 7, 2010

    Sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery are dedicated to maintaining honor and dignity at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. They stand vigil at the Tomb constantly, day and night, 365 days a year. Although guarding the Tomb on holidays means time spent away from their families, the Sentinels at the Tomb say it is a small gesture in comparison to the sacrifice that the Unknowns have given their country.

  • 'Hearts Apart' come together at Fort Monmouth

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Volunteers gathered recently to prepare care packages so that Solders abroad feel remembered.

  • ACC to join AMC, USASAC at Redstone Arsenal

    Jan 7, 2010

    The Army announced today the decision to relocate Headquarters, Army Contracting Command and Headquarters, Expeditionary Contracting Command from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, Ala. These force structure actions will result in the reassignment of 79 soldiers and 234 civilians to Redstone Arsenal. The move is expected to be completed in August 2011. Headquarters, Army Contracting Command provides global contracting support to combatant commanders, and Headquarters, Expeditionary Contracting Command plans and executes contracting support for Army service component commanders in support of Army and joint operations. Headquarters, Expeditionary Contracting Command also provides support for multi-national contracting requirements. Both contracting commands will collocate with the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, which are also moving to Redstone Arsenal as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process.

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    Jan 7, 2010

  • Army to increase medevac support, add new CAB, more UAVs

    Jan 7, 2010

    The Army G3 and former director of the Army aviation task force said not only will the Army add a new combat aviation brigade to the warfight, the Army will increase the number of aircraft in its medevac companies.

  • West Point grad grabs Guinness record, joins EOD

    Jan 7, 2010

    2nd Lt. Sophie Hilaire does not particularly fit the image of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal warrior at 120 pounds, but she holds a world record for running a marathon in full battle rattle.

  • CGSC dean travels to U.N. Climate Conference

    Jan 7, 2010

    An environmental engineer and climate change expert from the Command and General Staff College spoke at an official side event of the 15th United Nations Climate Change Conference last month in Copenhagen, Denmark. Retired Brig. Gen. Dr. Chris King, CGSC dean of academics, spoke at the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change side event "Delivering Climate Security: What the security community needs from a global climate regime" at CafAfA A Porta eta 1792 Dec. 17 in Copenhagen. The event was coordinated by E3G, a non-profit organization promoting global transition to sustainable development, and addressed the effects of climate change on national security.

  • Leavenworth Muslim chaplain supports Fort Hood community

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - When Chaplain (Maj.) Dawud Agbere saw news of a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 5, his first thought was of his fellow Army chaplains there.

  • National Guard officer joins CAC leadership

    Jan 7, 2010

    Col. Scott Thoele is the Combined Arms Center's new deputy to the commanding general for the Army National Guard. Thoele, who has been selected for promotion to brigadier general, will serve part-time for 20 weeks or 139 days out of the year in his new position. He began Dec. 5. Although some aspects of his role will be determined by Fort Leavenworth and CAC Commanding General-appointee Maj. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., his two major duties include providing National Guard input for Army doctrine and serving as a go-between for the Command and General Staff College and the Guard.

  • A new year, a new you-Fort Rucker agencies, programs stand ready to help people keep New Year's

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Many people see New Year's as a fresh start and resolve to implement positive practices or forgo bad habits in order to improve their lives. Luckily for the Fort Rucker community, officials here offer plans, support systems and tips for helping New Year's resolutions last long past January.

  • Depot recognized for demil recycling totaling more than $837,000

    Jan 7, 2010

    Depot employees assist Blue Grass Army Depot Commander Col. Joseph Tirone in displaying the official Army recognition Blue Grass Army Depot received recently for its conventional ammunition demilitarization efforts in Fiscal Year 2009.

  • AAFES continues to grow at Bliss

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas - Fort Bliss is busily preparing for the additional 37,000 troops, expected to arrive in 2012. Freedom Crossing, an AAFES project, opened its first seven stores that will continue to serve Fort Bliss Soldiers and their families.

  • Injured instructor resumes career with robotic hand

    Jan 7, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Luis Elias considers the last six months as just a bump along lifeAca,!a,,cs road. Aca,!A"Adapt and overcome is the name of the game. ItAca,!a,,cs just something that happened,Aca,!A? said Elias, a Fort Benning drill sergeant, who lost his right hand in a training accident on June 30.

  • Fort Rucker Sports 2009 in Review-by pictures

    Jan 7, 2010

    A look back at the Fort Rucker sports scene through pictures.

  • San Antonio students discover scholarship opportunities

    Jan 7, 2010

    Hundreds of San Antonio high school students braved winter winds and freezing temperatures to tour the Army Strong Zone outside the Alamodome Jan. 7. The Army set up technology demonstrations, information booths and vehicles for students and the general public to explore during the two days running up to the 2010 All-American Bowl.

  • Fort Rucker Community News 2009 in Review-by pictures

    Jan 7, 2010

    A look back at Fort Rucker's community news in pictures.

  • Fort Rucker News 2009 in Review-by pictures

    Jan 7, 2010

    A look back at Fort Rucker news in 2009 in pictures.

  • Buffalo Corral is 'horseplay' for children

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan, and the rest of the boys have bellied-up to the paddock's "breakfast bar" to enjoy equine epicurean delights: oats, alfalfa nuggets, and hay.

  • Army Secretary prioritizes support, acquisition reform, outreach

    Jan 7, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh gave Pentagon staffers a "preliminary report" Wednesday after his first three months in office, asking them to continue supporting Soldier and family programs, continue acquisition reform, and focus more on congressional outreach.

  • A-10 Warthog on Kandahar Airfield

    Jan 7, 2010

  • Intramural football playoffs: Beastly defense cripples Cowboys

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- On the open range of Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility's football field, the Cowboys could not wrangle the high-powered Beast Squad offense, falling 30-7 in an elimination intramural football game Dec. 17.

  • DOD announces 2010 housing allowance rates

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- This year's Basic Allowance for Housing rates have been released, and local officials said many Fort Rucker Soldiers will see increases in their benefits. Soldiers may obtain new BAH rates at the Department of Defense Per Diem, Travel and Transportation and Allowance Committee Web site, www.defensetravel.dod.mil/perdiem/bah.html, according to Defense Military Pay Office Director Vanessa Gatlin.

  • Depot recognized for demil recycling totaling more than $837,000

    Jan 7, 2010

    Depot employees assist Blue Grass Army Depot Commander Col. Joseph Tirone in displaying the official Army recognition Blue Grass Army Depot received recently for its conventional ammunition demilitarization efforts in Fiscal Year 2009.

  • New Fort Rucker Chapel plans progress

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Design plans are nearly finalized for a new 22,600-square-foot, 620-seat chapel to be built on post, providing a facility that installation religious leaders hope will bring Soldiers and Families closer together.

  • Fort Rucker rings in new year with community improvements

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Within the past couple of weeks, Directorate of Public Works personnel and contractors worked on numerous postwide projects in order to better care for community members and ensure mission completion, officials said. "The mission is our focus. A lot of the new facilities support that," said Johnathon Cole, DPW Business Operations Division chief, noting maintenance projects are the garrison's effort to make Fort Rucker the best place to work and live.

  • Pioneer inventor brought clarity to radio

    Jan 7, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Post personnel recently celebrated the birthday of radio pioneer Maj. Edwin Howard Armstrong, who developed FM radio technology and had close ties to Fort Monmouth and the Signal Corp.

  • Trash talk: think before you toss, OPSEC chief guides Soldiers on remaining safe

    Jan 7, 2010

    BAGHDAD - While most people might think it is just trash going into a dumpster, Soldiers must remember operational security before throwing controlled items into the trash.

  • Stop-loss payments continue, but some no longer eligible

    Jan 7, 2010

  • Year in Review 2009

    Jan 7, 2010

    Since the content for the January issue (Year in Review) of Soldiers magazine is not the standard article/photograph format, it is only available as a .pdf. To download it, click on the icon with this cover image at the bottom of the page.

  • Wounded Warriors spend day with Air Cav Soldiers

    Jan 7, 2010

    Five combat veterans returned to Iraq, Dec. 28 to Jan. 3, as part of the program Operation Proper Exit, to revisit the places they were injured in hopes of finding emotional closure. This is the third time this year Operation Proper Exit, sponsored by the Troops First Foundation, has brought troops to Iraq to participate in the week-long event.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT Employee Receives Award for work on DMO-ADA

    Jan 7, 2010

    United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command / Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Future Warfare Center's Donovan Etheridge was recently nominated for the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara for his work on the successful program for the Warfighter, Distributed Mission Operations-Air Defense Artillery (DMO-ADA).

  • Injured combat vets visit 10th Mountain Soldiers, 1st CD commanding general

    Jan 7, 2010

    Five combat veterans returned to Iraq, Dec. 28, as part of the program Operation Proper Exit, to revisit the places they were injured in hopes of finding emotional closure. This is the third time this year Operation Proper Exit, sponsored by the Troops First Foundation, has brought troops to Iraq to participate in the week-long event.

  • January 2010

    Jan 7, 2010

    Vol. 65, No. 1

  • Third installment of Operation Proper Exit tours Ramadi

    Jan 7, 2010

    Five combat veterans returned to Iraq, Dec. 28, as part of the program Operation Proper Exit, to revisit the places they were injured in hopes of finding emotional closure. This is the third time this year Operation Proper Exit, sponsored by the Troops First Foundation, has brought troops to Iraq to participate in the week-long event.

  • Army prepares for All-American Bowl

    Jan 7, 2010

  • AVLB repair shop gets new home

    Jan 7, 2010

    The mechanics, welders and other workers in the Bridge Assembly and Repair Branch have often braved the heat of summer and the cold of winter to work on the armored vehicle-launched bridge due to lack of space.

  • Vintage WWI tank gets facelift

    Jan 7, 2010

    The tiny tank gracing the grounds in front of the depot's headquarters building went in for a facelift in December 2009 and now looks almost as fresh as it did in 1918, the year it is thought to have been built.

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