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  • Singing his words

    Jan 22, 2010

    Ten students from Butner Elementary School, dubbed the Butner Broadway Stars, paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. by singing a song of peace over the school's intercom system Friday morning. The song is an annual tradition at the school as students from various classes volunteer their free time before and after school to rehearse. The students discuss King's life of nonviolence and love for his fellow man. The students also trace Mahatma Ghandi's life, the boycotts he led and how he inspired King's methods. Pictured from left to right in the back row: Sharon Hall, principal, Linda Lawrence, teacher, Mercedes Morales and Anita Morris. Center row: Allynah Norris; Amaia'h Banks, Trynity Binkley and Tatianna Young. Front row: Wil Mabry, Kayla Williams, Elijah Campanile and Philip Thompson.

  • Face of a Soldier: Haiti native heads home to help

    Jan 22, 2010

    Sgt. Maj. Jean Chouloute was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and lived in Saint-Marc until he was about 11 years old. Although Chouloute moved away, he still has Family living in Port-au-Prince and like the rest of the world, the events that have unfolded in Haiti have held his rapt attention. For the last five months, Chouloute has served as the command sergeant major for the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command Joint Operations Center. He is now embarking on a completely different mission. Chouloute is heading to the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team and then on to Haiti, where he will be among those helping the victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers set-sail for Haitian relief

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va - Sustainers from Fort Eustis's 7th Sustainment Brigade recently set-sail for a deployment to Haiti in support of Joint Task Force - Haiti. The unique capability of the Army's watercraft will increase logistical capabilites for the JTF commander.

  • International Fellows visit XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg

    Jan 22, 2010

    The Army War College's International Fellows Program made a special visit to the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg to get a better understanding of how the U.S. Army handles training and preparing it's Soldiers for battle, Jan. 10 through 12. The group, which consisted of foreign officers from six countries, was welcomed by Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, XVIII Abn. Corps commander, and included a visit to the Mobile Counter-IED Interactive Trainer, and a trip to the range to witness a live-fire exercise.

  • Red Cross Provides Fort Bragg Soliders with home touch

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - As Soldiers stand by to fly out of Pope Air Force Base to provide aid to the people of Haiti they are often waiting for up to 48 hours at the Green Ramp, which acts as a terminal, waiting for the next available flight.

  • Detroit garrison manager leads 'budget' town hall

    Jan 22, 2010

    USAG DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. - The U.S. Army Garrison Detroit Arsenal garrison manager led a town hall meeting for employees Jan. 14 to discuss fiscal 2010 budget issues and explain how the reduced budget will affect them and garrison business partners.

  • Humanitarian assistance for Haiti comes from different fronts

    Jan 22, 2010

    Most press coverage of the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief effort in the aftermath the earthquake in Haiti last week has focused on 82nd Airborne Soldiers, but few know that this is a combined joint effort involving the United States Agency for International Development and includes Marines, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard, Department of Defense civilians, equipment, vehicles and supplies. Private companies have also joined in the efforts.

  • Fort Hood Hall of Remembrance honors fallen troops

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Army Spc. Jonathan Emard, 20, was killed June 4, 2008, in Tikrit, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire and hand grenades.

  • Fort Detrick community honors life, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT DETRICK, Md. - Soldiers, civilians and family members from across Fort Detrick came together Jan. 14 at the Community Activity Center to take part in a celebration luncheon honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. titled "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off." The luncheon was sponsored by the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency.

  • Fort Bragg hospital provides medical supplies to effort in Haiti

    Jan 22, 2010

  • U.S. Army CERDEC deploys security technology to Haiti

    Jan 22, 2010

    U.S. Army CERDEC is deploying an engineer and its Cerberus surveillance systems to aid Haitian humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts following the recent 7.0-magnitude earthquake. They are scheduled to deploy with the 82nd Airborne Division. While Cerberus's official function in Haiti is still unknown, the system has the ability to provide security to areas such as airports that house relief supplies.

  • NETCOM honors retirees in Greely Hall ceremony

    Jan 22, 2010

    Five people were recognized for their government service in a ceremony held in Greely Hall here Jan. 21. Two of the honorees participated in a hallway ribbon cutting for the official dedication of the Golden Corridor.

  • NSSC on Twitter

    Jan 22, 2010

  • On Ft Hood Accountability Review, Jan 21

    Jan 22, 2010

    "We are an Army that is grounded on disciplined and established standards. Leaders at every level are responsible for ensuring that our policies and regulations are followed and that appropriate action is taken if they are not." <i><b>- The Honorable John McHugh</b> Statement on the Accountability Review related to Fort Hood shooting, Jan. 21, 2010</i>

  • AGILE Fires MAINEX event at the CTSF

    Jan 22, 2010

    AGILE Fires MAINEX event at the CTSF will focus on the interoperability between air and ground communication layers, and capture the requirements for emerging technologies in interfacing with existing force structures.

  • HIRED!--Fort Rucker apprentice program teaches teens life skills

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER Ala. -- While most teenagers opted to spend time with Families or friends during the past three months, 11 teenagers here selected a path that taught them important life skills. Jan. 16, Child and Youth School Services staff, parents and mentors honored them for their efforts at the CYSS building.

  • Bowled over--winter intramural leagues begin at Rucker Lanes

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Twelve players on three teams thumped 30 sets of 10 pins Jan. 11 during the winter intramural bowling season opening night at Rucker Lanes. Teams representing the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, Warrant Officer Career College Family Support Group and Rucker Lanes will tangle for 10 weeks in the Monday nine-pin no-tap league.

  • Survivor Outreach Services 'keeps the promise' of Army Family Covenant

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Survivor Outreach Services ensures Families of Soldiers who lost their lives in the defense of our country do not go unnoticed.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; lost but not forgotten

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The post community came together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Freeze out cold-weather injuries

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER Ala. -- Despite usually mild winters, the Fort Rucker area occasionally experiences Arctic cold snaps such as the one the region's residents endured earlier this month. Just like during warm weather, people can suffer physical training injuries because of cold weather, but local physical trainers said proper preparation can prevent these injuries.

  • AMEDDC&S Leadership Program boosts international relations

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School is doing its part to promote international engagement, partnerships and goodwill among accomplished international and U.S. senior level medical officers (0-5 and above) through a unique training opportunity called the Medical Strategic Leadership Program.

  • Tax season does not have to be stressful for Soldiers

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Fort Sam Houston Military Tax Assistance Center opened Jan. 19 offering Soldiers and Families help with filing income taxes.

  • Improving health wealth--Proper nutrition balances mind, body

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- While many people take extreme measures to lose weight or get in shape, Sgt. 1st Class (P) Jeffrey Herzog maintains his health by balancing food consumption and exercise. The Noncommissioned Officer Academy instructor and certified personal trainer said evaluating his eating habits and changing his lifestyle helped him obtain his health and fitness goals. The now slender Soldier was 240 pounds half a decade ago.

  • Army Family Covenant: In-Depth Look

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Unveiled in October 2007, the Army Family Covenant is a commitment by the secretary and chief of staff of the Army to deliver high-quality programs to Soldiers and Families commensurate with their service.

  • Coffee County youth learn military leadership at Fort Rucker

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Installation officials exposed nearly 30 students from the Coffee County Youth Leadership Program to the Army's leadership style during a tour of the fort Jan. 13. The CCYLP's mission is to prepare high school students who have demonstrated leadership potential to take active roles in improving their homes, schools and communities, according to Stanley Walker, CCYLP instructor and steering committee chair.

  • BRAC construction project tied to movement of 2,000 positions to Fort Sam Houston

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District has awarded a $26.4 million contract to construct a new headquarters building for the Army's Installation Management Command which will move to Fort Sam Houston from Arlington, Va., as part of the ongoing Base Realignment and Closure process.

  • True American hero who loved life, Family and U.S. Army

    Jan 22, 2010

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- An American hero. A friend. A lifesaver. A beloved son and brother. This is how Spc. Taylor J. Burk has been described, and his name is on the new medical clinic at Camp Bullis.

  • VETCOM improves Soldiers' leadership, warrior tasks

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Four Soldiers claimed Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year titles at the annual Southeast Regional Veterinary Command and U.S. Army Dental Lab competition here. Spc. David Schuler and Staff Sgt. Antonio Santini-Rivera took home VETCOM Soldier and NCO of the Year honors after four mentally, physically and emotionally grueling days last week. Dental Command winners were NCO of the Year Staff Sgt. Christopher Ciro and Soldier of the Year Sgt. Roger Martin.

  • New medical clinic named for Texas native, war hero

    Jan 22, 2010

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- On a military installation dedicated to training the warfighter, it's a fitting tribute to have a clinic dedicated to a medic who died a hero on the battlefield.

  • Above the Best-Fort Rucker Aviator garners two top Ranger awards

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Despite climbing and rappelling Georgia mountains, waddling through Florida swamps in late fall and completing several 19-hour days without a break, 1st Lt. Sean Curnow excelled at Ranger training to win two top awards. Even though the D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment flight student encountered mental and physical anguish, he followed the Army Ranger creed and pressed on. Curnow garnered the Ralph Puckett and William O. Darby awards at his Dec. 11 Ranger School graduation at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • 470th MI Brigade responds quickly to Haiti crisis

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- In response to the president's call for action, U.S. Army South's 470th Military Intelligence Brigade immediately deployed intelligence teams to assist in disaster relief and sustainment support to Joint Task Force Haiti and Operation Unified Response aiding earthquake victims in Haiti.

  • 'Destiny' brings 101st CAB to Fort Rucker

    Jan 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Addressing all types of missions in tactical operations centers and flight simulators, 250 Soldiers with 101st Combat Aviation Brigade prepared for their March Afghanistan deployment at the Seneff Building last week. The unit, stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky., will provide "a full array of Aviation support" for Soldiers serving in Operation Enduring Freedom, said Col. William Gayler, brigade commander.

  • New youth center in Brussels is Army Family Covenant initiative

    Jan 22, 2010

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - Officials from U.S. Army Garrison Brussels and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District marked the beginning of construction on a new Child, Youth and School Services Youth Center located on campus Jan. 20.

  • Army Initial Military Training to undergo basic overhaul

    Jan 22, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the Training and DoctrineAca,!a,,cs deputy commanding general for Initial Military Training, spent some time at Fort Knox last week to talk about bringing more consistency to Army standards, especially as they are applied to training at the earliest encounters with new Soldiers and officers.

  • Coming in February: a conference with a record of results

    Jan 22, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany - Community members at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels will soon have their yearly chance to tell Army leadership their suggestions for quality of life improvements when Army Community Service hosts Hohenfels' Army Family Action Plan conference, Feb. 17-19.

  • Students gear up for worldwide robotics competition in Las Vegas

    Jan 22, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sure building a robot is cool. But building a future is even better. A,A Imagine being 17-years-old and knowing how to assemble a soccer ball-kicking robot from a box of loose parts and no instructions. It's a challenge that many an adult would shy away from. But at Wiesbaden High School, like at hundreds of high schools around the world, students are excited about the schematic construction and software programming that goes into a hunk of metal that competes in a game that pits robots against robots.

  • Soldier keeps eye on mission, ear to Haiti

    Jan 22, 2010

    Haitian-born Spc. Franck Joseph is maintaining his focus on the mission here even as he awaits news about the status of his family back in Haiti.

  • U.S. forces in Haiti to grow to 20,000

    Jan 22, 2010

    Roughly 20,000 U.S. troops will be supporting relief efforts in Haiti by Jan. 24, military officials said, adding to the 13,000-strong American force currently there.

  • Life lessons come from unlikely group of Soldiers

    Jan 22, 2010

    Commentary: Capt. Sam Brown, 1st Lt. Jim Kirchner, Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Olson, Sgt. 1st Class Mike Schlitz and Sgt. Bill Congleton arrived in Baghdad Dec. 28, 2009, as a part of the third installment of Operation Proper Exit. The five Soldiers chose to return to Iraq after being severely injured on their deployments. Their mission, so to speak, was to find the emotional closure they needed. My mission was to document it. It was a week I will not forget.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Oct 3, 2012

    CSF marks a new era by training the force to face physical and psychological challenges of sustained operations.

  • Biggest Loser competition invites everyone to get fit, drop pounds

    Jul 25, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - On your mark, get set, go. Now, up the stairs, around the track, down the stairs again and wall squat. This is just one of the many challenges that faced contestants of the Wiesbaden Biggest Loser competition.

  • Missile Defense Agency Director visits Fort Greely at 50 below

    Jan 21, 2010

    Earlier this month, Lt. Gen. O'Riley, director, Missile Defense Agency visited the Missile Defense Complex in Fort Greely, Alaska, where he met with the heads of major projects, toured subterranean areas, and visited each of the three missile fields to provide direction on current and future plans for the 800 acre missile defense base.

  • Fort Hood medical detachment will safeguard Haiti victims

    Jan 21, 2010

    When Pvt. Vanessa Antoine left behind her distant birthplace in 1997, she never could have imagined the Army would bring her back 13 years later. Nineteen-year-old Antoine has fond recollections of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the city in which she spent the majority of her childhood. She remembers pristine white sands and waters so clear they perfectly revealed the rocks lining the ocean floor. She can still taste the robust spiciness of patties made from sausage, peppers and vinegar-marinated cabbage - a mealtime favorite. She recalls walking to school and passing by the city's Presidential Palace, a once-elegant structure now left in ruins by a magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Jan. 13. In less than a week, Antoine will return home, but this time not to visit family; she's there to protect lives. She's just one of nearly 50 Soldiers who make up the 43rd Medical Detachment (Veterinary Services), an asset of the 1st Medical Brigade and the first wave of troops Fort Hood is deploying in support of the recent Haiti devastation. The unit will inspect food and water entering the country for the sustenance of American military forces, victims and responders, and will provide care for search-and-rescue dogs deployed to the aftermath of the tragedy.

  • Army Antiterrorism

    Jan 21, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army's antiterrorism (AT) program protects personnel (Soldiers, members of other Services, Department of the Army (DA) civilian employees, Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and family members of DoD employees), information, property and facilities (including civil work and like projects) in all locations and situations against terrorism.

  • So you wanna be a Cowboy'

    Jan 21, 2010

    When Shayla Simpson was a young girl, she had no idea there was more than one type of barbed wire. "To me barbed wire was barbed wire. It all hurt and I hated putting it up," Simpson said of her childhood ranching years. Now as the director of public relations and museum events at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Simpson can show visitors the more than 1,400 types of barbed wire in its collection, not to mention the Oklahoma City museum's countless other displays of Western art, artifacts and cowboy culture.

  • Ruff Ryderz roll 54-48

    Jan 21, 2010

    The Ruff Ryderz battled the Rangers and came back in the second half to take a 54-48 win in a regular season intramural basketball game Tuesday at Kefurt Fitness Center.

  • Jan. 21, 2010 - Statement on Accountability Review of Ft. Hood Shooting

    Jan 21, 2010

    I have directed Gen. Carter Ham to conduct an accountability review to identify whether any personnel were responsible for failures or deficiencies in applying Army programs, policies, and procedures to the alleged assailant. Further, he will provide a recommendation as to whether disciplinary or adverse action is warranted by each finding, and if so, the nature of such disciplinary or adverse action and the basis for such recommendation.

  • Indoor league wraps up

    Jan 21, 2010

    More than 170 soccer players from ages 7 to 18 in the tricommunity finished a monthlong indoor soccer league Tuesday at the Columbus State University annex gym. This is the first time CSU has hosted an indoor soccer league, said Dan Muns, assistant coach of the CSU women's soccer team. Because the soccer fields in Columbus are closed for maintenance until Feb. 1, the indoor league was perfect for players who want to get a head start before soccer season begins in February.

  • Paintball wars: Sport requires 'Accuracy, stealth'

    Jan 21, 2010

  • War hero donates artwork to National Infantry Museum

    Jan 21, 2010

    When CSM(R) Basil Plumley arrived at the National Infantry Museum Monday, he was prepared to see a Vietnam War print featuring him hanging on the wall for the first time. The Columbus resident was not prepared, however, for the two-layer yellow birthday cake that was waiting for him in the museum's Warrior Conference Room.

  • 11th Engineers mark first dual re-enlistment

    Jan 21, 2010

    SGT Devin and SPC Alisha Potts took their oath of re-enlistment Jan. 13 at the 11th Engineer Battalion headquarters. The Potts family is the first married couple to re-enlist together since the battalion stood up three years ago.

  • Benning celebrates diversity: MLK ceremony focuses on holiday's true intent

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Army invites 14,000 IRR Soldiers to readiness musters in 2010

    Jan 21, 2010

    The Army kicks off another year of readiness musters, Jan. 23, for some 14,000 Soldiers in the Individual Ready Reserve.

  • Paintball wars: Sport requires 'Accuracy, stealth'

    Jan 21, 2010

    Paint flew as more than 20 paintballers gathered Friday for Outdoor Recreation's Paintball at the Woodlands. "Paintball is like playing guns when you were a kid - it's a good time," said CPT Justin DePue, of the Maneuver Captains Career Course.

  • SKIESUnlimited offers extracurricular activities, including new gymnastics class

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. Aca,!" On Tuesday when the one-hour class was over, Frank Baugh's gymnastics students were begging for just a couple more minutes of practice. That's just the kind of reaction the instructor looks for as an indication of their interest level.

  • EFMP parents get fresh perspective on special needs

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT MEADE, Md. - Kate Giusta shared the Army Exceptional Family Member Program with Fort Meade families from a familiar angle, her own, as a young parent advocating for her child.

  • Reaching for the SKIES

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT MEADE, Md. - Eighty Fort Meade children participated in the second annual SKIES Unlimited Winter Showcase at McGill Training Center.

  • Changes coming for NCOA DFAC diners

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Diners at the NCO Academy Dining Facility along Vibbert Avenue will soon need to find another place to eat. After the dinner meal Feb. 26, the DFAC will close.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command reaches out to aid Haiti

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Video production class comes back to Faith

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - When the video production club at Faith Middle School died out four years ago, few knew if it would come back. Thanks to the persistence and determination of a handful of student volunteers and staff, the video production group has not only been brought back to life but also added to the school's course electives.

  • Paintball wars: Sport requires 'Accuracy, stealth'

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. Aca,!" Paint flew as more than 20 paintballers gathered Friday for Outdoor RecreationAca,!a,,cs Paintball at the Woodlands. Aca,!A"Paintball is like playing guns when you were a kid Aca,!" itAca,!a,,cs a good time,Aca,!A? said CPT Justin DePue, of the Maneuver Captains Career Course.

  • Ready, aim, fire: Basic Rifle Marksmanship training prepares Infantry Soldiers for combat

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Aca,!A"I couldAca,!a,,cve chosen a job in electronics but you donAca,!a,,ct get to blow stuff up and shoot things, not on purpose anyway,Aca,!A? said PVT Kyle Hiura, who is in one station unit training with D Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade.

  • Mountain Warriors ride for love of sport

    Jan 21, 2010

    Thunder rolls in the distance and a gray blur appears on the horizon. As the thunder draws closer, the ground begins to shake. A flash of light shoots out of the growing form. It's not a storm; it is the Mountain Warriors, riding information on an assortment of motorcycles. The Mountain Warriors form a riding club that meets on Fort Drum. Membership is made up of Soldiers, Family Members, retirees and Department of the Army civilians. They hold weekly ride nights during the season, which can vary at Fort Drum, but generally consists of early April to late November.

  • Ready, aim, fire! Basic Rifle Marksmanship training prepares Infantry Soldiers for combat

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "I could've chosen a job in electronics but you don't get to blow stuff up and shoot things, not on purpose anyway," said PVT Kyle Hiura, who is in one station unit training with D Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade.

  • 7th Engineer Battalion Soldiers receive Combat Action Badge

    Jan 21, 2010

    On top of a vehicle fighting position overlooking the 4,000-year-old Ziggurat at Ur, Brig. Gen. Robert Harris, commander of 194th Engineer Brigade, awarded the Combat Action Badge to 22 Soldiers of 7th Engineer Battalion.

  • Commentary: tele-behavioral healthcare to help where needed

    Jan 21, 2010

    As part of an increasing commitment to addressing behavioral health care for Soldiers, families, and retirees, several tele-behavioral health initiatives are under way.

  • The Centennial of Military Flight in Texas celebration begins

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- On March 2, 1910, Lt. Benjamin Delahauf Foulois was catapulted into the air at the controls of Signal Corps Aircraft Number One from the Cavalry Drill Field on Fort Sam Houston for a seven-and-one-half-minute flight.

  • Federal employees eligible for Norman awards

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Commentary: Internet safety important, especially for children

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Internet is a wonderful tool. Information about anything and everything is just a few clicks away. Unfortunately, personal information can be found too.

  • Army Reserve, National Guard sign employer partnership agreements during Army All-American Bowl Week

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- During the 10th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl game, the U.S. Army Reserve inked agreements with six companies and organizations Jan. 8. These agreements help ease employment opportunities for America's Soldiers and veterans and help strengthen the community, support Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers and their Families, and maintain a strong economy.

  • 'Raider' Brigade Soldiers Deliver hope, goods to Colorado Springs' homeless

    Jan 21, 2010

  • 470th MI Brigade responds to crisis in Haiti

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 21, 2010) -- When President Obama promised a "swift, coordinated and aggressive response" to the earthquake disaster in Haiti, U.S. Army South's 470th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade immediately responded by deploying intelligence teams to assist in disaster relief and sustainment support to Joint Task Force (JTF) Haiti and Operation Unified Response.

  • Eyewitness speaks of King's dream

    Jan 21, 2010

    Nearly 100 people gathered at Rock Island Arsenal's Heritage Hall Wednesday to hear the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from an eyewitness to one of his speeches.

  • Town hall meetings ease deployment worries for Families, Soldiers

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion gets ready to deploy overseas early this year, its members and Families have been preparing for the time of separation through town hall meetings, the last of which takes place Jan. 28.

  • Commentary: Because I said so, that's why!

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. - "Because I said so," is a familiar phrase to many of us. It was the standard reason our parents had for obedience. Of course, it didn't really answer our "why," but it deflected any further inquiries. So, we just followed orders.

  • Family finds support, generosity overwhelming

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--"How do I say thank you'" asks Chief Warrant Officer David Williams as he sits in awe of the compassion his family has received during a time of need. His son, Matthew, was diagnosed with leukemia at age 6. Matthew is now 7 and has been receiving treatment at the Jimmy Everest Center in Oklahoma City since May.

  • 'Raider' Soldiers learn to save lives

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Fort McPherson remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    Jan 21, 2010

    Members of the Fort McPherson community gathered to celebrate and remember the legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over lunch at The Commons at Fort McPherson Jan. 15.

  • NCO pours heart and soul into rebuilding cars

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Fort Riley shows community leaders its plan for the future

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Post MPs test their skills

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Commentary: Conserving energy more important today than ever

    Jan 21, 2010

    ATLANTA - Energy conservation. It's always been important, but never more so than now, as we struggle with budget constrictions.

  • 4th Inf. Div. talks Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Combatives strengthens bodies, minds of Soldiers

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Soldier renders aid to crash victim

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Carson Soldiers train in Level III Combatives

    Jan 21, 2010

  • PML-2

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Major General Anderson addresses progress in Iraq during visit to Chicago

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Wounded Soldier finds comfort working on museum display

    Jan 21, 2010

    You expect World War II veterans to be affected by a new Battle of the Bulge display at the Field Artillery Museum, but don't expect much of an emotional reaction from a Soldier fresh from today's battlefield. It happened as one volunteer got a morale boost as he worked beside other volunteers on the new diorama.

  • We lucky few, we rocketeers

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SILL, OKla.--The Red Dragons of the 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, enjoyed a long-delayed return to their primary mission--sending rockets down range--in January. For the first time in more than two years, Red Dragon rockets impacted the soil of Fort Sill when B and C Batteries completed field artillery table VIII qualification Jan. 11-12.

  • AFAP delegates choose top five issues of Army Soldiers, Families

    Jan 21, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - On the final day of the 2010 Army Family Action Plan conference, delegates broke from individual working groups and voted on the top five issues that Army senior leaders will discuss at the General Officer Steering Committee meeting in June.

  • Military Family Life Consultants can help with stress

    Jan 21, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Jan. 21, 2010 - Soldiers, civilians, contractors and Family members can receive help for deployment related stress.

  • Garrison employees recognized for bravery

    Jan 21, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Jan. 21, 2010 - Two White Sands Missile Range employees with the Directorate of Emergency Services were recognized for their dedication to their jobs at a Garrison Town Hall meeting Jan. 13 at the Post Theater.

  • AFAP delegates choose top five issues

    Jan 21, 2010

    On the final day of the 2010 Army Family Action Plan conference last week, delegates broke from their individual working groups and voted on their top five issues, three of which involve services for wounded or ill warriors.

  • Natick FMWR

    Jan 21, 2010

  • Chievres opens doors to new commissary

    Jan 21, 2010

    Europe District continues transformation of American community in Belgium. Commissary provides big quality-of-life boost to everyone in Chievres.

  • Chatham County school Superintendent Meets with Hunter Parents

    Jan 21, 2010

    HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. -- About 20 parents and staff members from Hunter Army Airfield met with Dr. Thomas Lockamy, Savannah-Chatham County school superintendent, to discuss school-related topics that impact military children at Hunter Army Airfield at the Hunter Club, Jan. 14.

  • USO's newest family center coming to Belvoir

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - The USO has plans to build new family centers at both Fort Belvoir and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Klansman turned preacher keeping King's dream alive

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Rev. Johnny Lee Clary learned to hate at a young age. A one-time member of the Ku Klux Klan, he was brought up in a racist household in Miami, Okla., where the mistreatment of blacks was encouraged.

  • Deen brothers dish with Stewart-Hunter Spouses

    Jan 21, 2010

    <b> FORT STEWART, Ga. </B> Fort Stewart's Officer and Enlisted Spouses Clubs got a taste of true Southern flavor, as the famous Food Network duo of Jamie and Bobby Deen - sons of the Lady herself, Paula Deen - joined the group for a special book-signing event, Jan. 14.

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