Archive: Jan 2010

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  • Army releases December suicide data

    Jan 15, 2010

  • Protecting the force: lessons learned from Fort Hood

    Jan 15, 2010

  • Army programs to battle increase in suicides

    Jan 15, 2010

    Statistics for December suicides in the Army were released today, and show as many as 10 potential suicides amongst active-duty Soldiers.

  • 926th Preventive Medicine prepares for deployment

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The size of the 926th Preventive Medicine Detachment stands in stark contrast to the magnitude of its mission.

  • Monmouth renews Army Family Covenant

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. - Children and staff at Fort Monmouth's Child Development Center joined Soldiers and Army civilians to witness the re-signing of the Army Family Covenant.

  • Corps of Engineers team deploys to support humanitarian efforts in Haiti

    Jan 15, 2010

    Team includes subject matter experts in civil, structural, electrical, and hydrological engineering. Forward Engineer Support Teams and Aca,!a,,cArmyAca,!a,,cs Power CompanyAca,!a,,c on standby.

  • Stranger Danger - protect your child

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Muscogee County School District and Columbus Police are urging parents to be cautious and teach their children about "Stranger Danger."

  • Tax Center moves

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga.-The Fort Benning Tax Center will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday in its new building, Building 328 on Ingersoll, to kick off the 2010 tax season.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. remembered at USASMDC/ARSTRAT speaking engagement

    Jan 15, 2010

    Members of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command came together and filled conference room seats to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and to reflect on the contributions King made to our nation and military.

  • Personal trainers give knowledge, motivation ... and guilt trips!

    Jan 15, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - When it comes to shaping the lives and bodies of today's military community, no one does it quite like Kristy Osborn and her crew of personal fitness trainers.

  • CSA: 2011 budget should enable transformation completion

    Jan 15, 2010

    The Army's six-year reorganization should be complete by the end of next fiscal year with the planned 2011 budget, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr.

  • Wheeler Stables provides pastures, clinics for equestrians

    Jan 15, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - About an hour into a natural horsemanship lesson, Frances Krafft pushed the brim of her low-hanging hat back off her forehead and smiled at the sight and sounds of her noble steed, whinnying proudly as it was led around several barrels in a figure-eight pattern.

  • Carolina Hurricanes salute military members

    Jan 15, 2010

    Nearly 17,000 Carolina Hurricane fans got to see something extra as they waited to enter the RBC Center here for a 5 p.m. game Sunday. Humvees, weapons and armored vehicles from the Army, Marines and Coast Guard as well as booths from other organizations such as the USO and the Military Appreciation Day, Inc. surrounded the south lawn of the coliseum.

  • Artillery off to Afghanistan

    Jan 15, 2010

    Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade, as they deploy from Pope Air Force Base in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Jan. 3.

  • WAMC Emergency Department at Fort Bragg adds 7 beds

    Jan 15, 2010

    The staff of the Emergency Department at Womack Army Medical Center held a grand-opening ceremony Dec. 18, which marked the addition of seven acute care beds.

  • A day with the SYSPAC

    Jan 15, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The System Safety Policy Action Committee conducted its regular meeting at the U.S. Army Missile and Aviation Life Cycle Management Command Safety Office here, Jan. 12-13.

  • Martin Luther King follower speaks to troops

    Jan 15, 2010

    The Rev. Samuel Kyles, an associate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke Tuesday to a crowd of Soldiers, Marines and civilians at the Fort Myer Community Center.

  • Each delegate injects unique passion, perspective into AFAP

    Jan 15, 2010

    Spouses, Soldiers, retirees and volunteers all brought unique qualifications and perspectives to the Army Family Action Plan Work group sessions as they worked on issues to improve the Army quality of life.

  • Haiti Earthquake Relief Mission

    Jan 15, 2010

    The U.S. Army's participation in the Haiti Earthquake Relief Mission.

  • Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion continues to move forward

    Jan 15, 2010

    The Warrior Transition Battalion is doing some transitioning of its own. In the past few months, the unit has firmly established a Family readiness group; implemented the development of a comprehensive transition plan for every Soldier; began preparations for standing up an additional company, as well as a headquarters and headquarters company; began preparations for moving their companies into new office space; and started focusing even more on getting Soldiers preparing to transition out of the Army into college classes and internships.

  • Fort Bragg hospital plans for increased population in 2013

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Womack Army Medical Center began planning for expected increase in beneficiary population with the announcement of the 2005 Defense Base Realignment and Closure recommendations. The beneficiary growth between 2005 and 2013 is a consolidation of the required actions resulting from BRAC and numerous Army Transformation initiatives.

  • Protecting the Force: Lessons learned from Fort Hood

    Jan 15, 2010

  • Haiti Earthquake Relief: Links for more information

    Jan 15, 2010

    Haiti Earthquake Relief: Links for more information

  • Fort Lewis program teaching the language of love

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT LEWIS, Wash. Aca,!" Imagine being able to communicate with your infant or toddler without having to say a word. It might seem too good to be true, but parents and caregivers have been doing it for more than a decade. In keeping with the Army Family Covenant's promise to support Soldiers and their families, Child, Youth and School Services is offering baby sign language classes to parents and caregivers interested in teaching their infants how to communicate non-verbally. The classes are free, and the results are often priceless.

  • CSA Briefing slide

    Jan 15, 2010

  • Jan. 14, 2010 - ILW Breakfast Speech

    Jan 15, 2010

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall celebrates MLK legacy

    Jan 15, 2010

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall welcomed living history through its gates Tuesday, as the Rev. Samuel Kyles spoke to a crowd of Soldiers, Marines and civilians at the Fort Myer Community Center.

  • Gates, Mullen cite aid streaming into Haiti

    Jan 15, 2010

  • SDDC on Twitter

    Jan 15, 2010

  • JBM-HH celebrates MLK legacy

    Jan 15, 2010

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall welcomed living history through its gates Tuesday, as the Rev. Samuel Kyles spoke to a crowd of Soldiers, Marines and civilians at the Fort Myer Community Center. Kyles, along with the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, was with Martin Luther King Jr. April 4, 1968, when he was assassinated on the balcony of a Memphis motel.

  • Stricken Haitians need basic supplies

    Jan 15, 2010

    A massive U.S.-international relief effort is under way to help Haitians stricken by a Jan. 12 earthquake that damaged much of the country's capital of Port-Au-Prince.

  • Picatinny welcomes new child care facility during Army Family Covenant signing

    Jan 15, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Installation Families got their first glimpse of Picatinny's new $5 million School Age Services and Youth Services Facility during a Army Family Covenant signing and town hall meeting at the facility here Dec. 17, 2009.

  • Fort Benning Web Site Survey

    Jan 15, 2010

    Do you have a couple of minutes' We want to know what you think about the Fort Benning Web Site. Your opinions and comments will be used to improve our efforts to provide our Soldiers, Families, community partners, and civilian workforce the high quality of information they deserve.

  • Army launches FM 4-0, sustainment audio book for download

    Jan 15, 2010

    In an effort to expand accessibility for government personnel and stay current with modern trends and technology, the Army officially launched the FM 4-0, Sustainment, audio book and downloadable MP3 file. The audio book is an innovative way to engage the iPOD generation of Soldiers and Civilians who seek a better understanding of sustainment operations. Instead of trying to find the time to sit down and read the manual, individuals may listen to it while they are traveling, exercising or performing other activities, said Patrick Conway, chief knowledge officer, Combined Arms Support Command.

  • Picatinny employee promoted to Senior Executive Service

    Jan 15, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Picatinny community welcomed employee James Shields as the newest member of the Army's Senior Executive Service during a ceremony here Jan. 11.

  • Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 15, 2010

    Each year we honor Martin Luther King Jr.Aca,!a,,cs legacy with a holiday that marks his birth.

  • Army Releases December Suicide Data

    Jan 15, 2010

    The Army released suicide data today for the month of December. Among active-duty Soldiers, there were ten potential suicides: one has been confirmed as suicide, and nine remain under investigation. For November, the Army reported 11 potential suicides among active-duty Soldiers. Since the release of that report, three have been confirmed as suicides, and eight remain under investigation.

  • Pentagon honors civil rights leader's legacy

    Jan 15, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today challenged the Defense Department and all Americans to honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy during a Pentagon observance in advance of the Jan. 18 holiday that marks the civil rights leader's birth.

  • Cat scratch fever--Thundercats survive late scare to win Fort Rucker intramural football title

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With victory hinging near defeat, Thundercats' tough defense stiffened and forced a last-second two-point conversion attempt to fail, sealing a 28-27 intramural football championship win over the Guardian Eagles. The play culminated an exciting fourth quarter of football, where fans watched the D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment Thundercats mount a furious rally and survive a late scare from the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion squad.

  • Fort Rucker toddlers tackle 10-pin sport, develop motor skills

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Jocelyn Yearsley likes many sports, and on Jan. 6, the 5-year-old exercised an opportunity to become more skilled at one of them. Yearsley, daughter of WO1 Landon and Mandy Yearsley, was one of 15 to attend Toddler Bowling, a program where Rucker Lanes staff members teach children ages 2 to 5 the finer points of bowling.

  • Health officials give tips to reduce cervical cancer risks

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and medical officials stress the importance of routine pap smears and prevention practices to reduce cervical cancer occurrences. Lyster Army Health Clinic providers follow new American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommendations, released in November for pap smear screenings, according to LAHC GYN Nurse Practitioner Deborah Delk.

  • Memorial honors Soldier and friend

    Jan 15, 2010

    More than 175 Soldiers, civilians and friends honored the loss of Spc.Thithavy T. Phommasy Friday at Belvoir Chapel. Phommasy, of San Diego, was assigned to Echo Company, 169th Engineer Battalion. He was training with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on Fort Belvoir, died Jan. 5 of natural causes.

  • Lyster Clinic staff encourages beneficiaries to receive H1N1 vaccines

    Jan 15, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Department of Health and Human Services has designated this week as National Influenza Vaccination Week. The staff at Lyster Army Health Clinic encourages all military beneficiaries to take this opportunity to get vaccinated against H1N1. The H1N1 Influenza has shown a significant decline in the number of cases that are being reported in the past two months, according to Secretary of Health and Human Resources Kathleen Sebelius. Between April and mid-November 2009, there were about 47 million cases of H1N1 flu with more than 200,000 hospitalizations and nearly 10,000 deaths. The vast majority of deaths occurred in children and non-elderly adults.

  • Conservation at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jan 15, 2010

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. - In a quest to establish energy efficiency and save money, leaders of the U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal remain dedicated to identifying areas for conservation; but they need your help.

  • Conservation at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jan 15, 2010

    Tips are provided to empower each employee with ideas help preserve our natural resources and save money.

  • Military 'working feverishly' to help Haiti

    Jan 15, 2010

    With Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' committing all available military resources to the Haiti relief effort, U.S. Southern Command is "working feverishly and aggressively " to get them there as quickly as possible.

  • Personal security Soldiers learn new routes, areas

    Jan 15, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION ADDER, Iraq - The 36th Sustainment Brigade personal security detachment left Contingency Operating Location Adder, Iraq, Jan. 1, to conduct a ride-along with the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team out of Tigard, Ore., to learn the route between Victory Base Complex, Iraq, and Al Asad Air Base, Iraq.

  • Traveling Soldiers pursue higher education

    Jan 15, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION KALSU, Iraq - Soldiers with the 36th Sustainment Brigade personal security detachment out of Temple, Texas, find time to further their education, despite spending a majority of their time on the road conducting missions.

  • KFOR Soldiers train to provide quick and decisive action anywhere in Kosovo

    Jan 15, 2010

    Soldiers from Multi-National Task Force - East's (MNTF-E) Quick Reaction Force tested their skills in a day of exercises near Biti e Poshteme/ Donja Bitina and Crep/ Crepana, Kosovo, Jan. 13. The exercises were designed to ensure that KFOR Soldiers stay ready to face the unexpected incidents they could encounter as part of their QRF duties in responding quickly and decisively anywhere in Kosovo.

  • Provider medics teach Iraqi officers combat medicine

    Jan 15, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - U.S. military medics held a three-day class in first aid and combat medical assessment for Iraqi Army medical officers, starting Jan. 12 at Camp Taji, Iraq.

  • Engineers ensure safe living areas at COS Carver

    Jan 15, 2010

    Soldiers from 317th Engineer Company and 808th Engineer Company are providing electricity to the future living spaces of U.S. Forces as they prepare to hand off their current housing to Soldiers of the Iraqi Army.

  • First woman becomes Army provost marshal general

    Mar 7, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Colleen L. McGuire assumed responsibility as the first woman provost marshal general of the Army and also took command of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command in a ceremony Thursday at Fort Belvoir.

  • 1-73 Cav, 2ndBCT, 82nd Abn Div deploys to Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    Paratroopers from 1-73 Cav, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division (aka "Global Reaction Force") prepare and deploy to Haiti to support the earthquake relief effort with humanitarian aid.

  • Army transportation, logistics experts reach Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    The Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command has a team deployed to Haiti to prepare for follow-on forces that will deliver and distribute humanitarian supplies in the wake of Tuesday's devastating earthquake.

  • Soldier Heroes bond with Army All Stars during bowl week

    Jan 14, 2010

    The Soldier Heroes-Players Challenge two days earlier before the All-American Bowl featured Soldiers and high school all-star football players teaming up for an East versus West competition of sit-ups and pushups against the clock.

  • Delegates inject unique passion, perspective into AFAP

    Jan 14, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Spouses, Soldiers, retirees and volunteers all bring unique qualifications and perspectives to the Army Family Action Plan work group sessions. The one thing they have in common as they work their issues: a passion for improving the quality of life for the entire Army community.

  • Huachuca Army intelligence leaders visit Soldiers in Korea

    Jan 14, 2010

    "If you have been here [in Korea] for two years, you need to take your expertise to another level, [go] back out to the force and to a unit that is supporting the current fight," stated Command Sgt. Maj. Gerardus Wykoff, the command sergeant major of the Military Intelligence Corps and Fort Huachuca during his visit to Korea Dec. 8 - 11. Wykoff addressed several hundred Soldiers from the 501st MI Brigade, United States Army Garrison, Yongsan, South Korea during part of his tour. Wykoff and Chief Warrant Officer 5 Paul O'Meara, chief warrant officer of the Military Intelligence Corps, visited Camps Hovey and Casey, Tongduchon, Korea and Humphrey, near Pyeongtaek, Korea. He also visited the 502nd and 527th Detachments, 501st MI Brigade to update Soldiers on the future of the MI Corps rebalance initiative. The rebalance initiative will provide a holistic, comprehensive Army MI Force Strategy that optimizes intelligence support to Army full-spectrum operations.

  • Fort Sill unveils new 'Team Sill Oklahoma PRIDE' campaign

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Fort Sill unveiled its new Team Sill Oklahoma Pride initiative at a meeting last week. The campaign, intended to show the unity of Fort Sill, is a comprehensive program that ties everything Fort Sill is doing and everything that Fort Sill is.

  • Hope For Continuing Service

    Jan 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A chance meeting with Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell in June 2009 led to a dream job for Iraqi war veteran and Purple Heart recipient Sgt. Sophia Malone.

  • Commentary: MLK's legacy deserves more than day off

    Jan 14, 2010

    We Americans easily lose touch with what our holidays are supposed to mean.

  • Fort Sill wins TRADOC awards for reenlistments

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Fort Sill's emphasis on enlisted retention earned two awards from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command for 2009.

  • Safety Award

    Jan 14, 2010

    Ken Rose was honored by John Manfre, safety director, U.S. Army Materiel Command for his two years of service as chairman for AMC System Safety Policy Action Committee during a committee meeting, Jan. 12 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Fort Sill home to small endangered species

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Did you know... Fort Sill has a federally protected endangered species' Since military bases have some very well managed habitats, most of them have their share of endangered species. Fort Sill is no different. The 93,000 acres of Fort Sill and the 55,000 acres of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are just about all the native habitat left in Southwest Oklahoma. Much of the rest is used for ranching, farming or housing.

  • The Army Equipping Strategy- Lines of Operation

    Jan 14, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army's Equipping Strategy describes the Army plan to achieve equipment balance across the force while engaged in persistent conflict. The Strategy encompasses three major lines of operation. The first is Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) based equipping: As units move through the Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) cycle-Reset, Train/Ready, and Available-their mission changes, as do their equipment requirements. The other two lines of operation are Managing Friction and Building Enduring Readiness.

  • WW II veteran receives his medals

    Jan 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army awarded the Bronze Star, and five other awards posthumously to World War II veteran Macedonio "Mack" Chavez at a ceremony held Saturday on Fort Huachuca. "Today we have gathered to honor a member of our community for his service during World War 2, a conflict that sent more Americans to war than any before or since. His generation has been called "the Greatest Generation" because of their accomplishments and sacrifices, said Col. Michael Joiner, chief of staff, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, during the ceremony.

  • Engineers Ensure Safe Living Areas at COS Carver

    Jan 14, 2010

    Soldiers from 317th Engineer Company and 808th Engineer Company are providing electricity to the future living spaces of U.S. Forces as they prepare to hand off their current housing to Soldiers of the Iraqi Army. The move will happen as soon as Soldiers from 1434th Engineer Company complete the new Joint Operations Center at COS Carver. The IA will then occupy a portion of Carver that is currently home to Soldiers from 10th Mountain Division.

  • Cobra Gold 2010 to build on 29 years of dynamic training

    Jan 14, 2010

    Cobra Gold, the largest multinational exercise in the world, begins its 29th year of joint training and cooperation among six countries in the Asia-Pacific Theater in Thailand on Feb. 1, including Thailand, U.S., Singapore, Indonesia, Japan and the Republic of Korea.

  • New law allows military spouses to claim previous residence

    Jan 14, 2010

    Spouses who have recently relocated to accompany their spouse, in compliance with military orders, will see tax benefits as early as the 2010 tax preparation season as a result of the Spouses Residency Relief Act.

  • Lady Pats off to a flawless season

    Jan 14, 2010

    Fort Meade's Lady Patriots dished out an action-packed 90 minutes of play against the Lady Generals of Fort Myer, Va., in the first home game of the season, sweeping Saturday's game at Murphy Field House 101-63.

  • Enemies in Cyberspace Seek to Destroy Home Computers, Files; Free Anti-Virus Software Downloads Avai

    Jan 14, 2010

    Conficker worm, botnet, GhostNet, viruses, scareware; these and many other threats make operating in cyberspace scary and dangerous.

  • Rucker-Picerne Partnership reaches halfway point in initial development period

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Almost four years into the Rucker-Picerne Partnership, residents and the community are now aware of the many changes in lifestyle that come with privatization. They have gained a new perspective and understanding that what happens today paves the way to how Soldiers and Families of the future will live at Fort Rucker, Picerne officials said.

  • Three-star general visits Defense Information School

    Jan 14, 2010

    From the artistry of a multimedia illustrator to the commanding voice of a radio newscaster, Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling said he was impressed with the broad training offered at the Defense Information School.

  • Stricken Haitians Need Basic Supplies, General Says

    Jan 14, 2010

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2010 Aca,!" The security side of U.S. humanitarian relief operations in Haiti will take on a larger role as violence increases in the aftermath of the 7-magnitude earthquake that struck five days ago, the top U.S. commander in Haiti said.

  • Army Reserve Doctor, General, Shares Knowledge with Medical Students

    Jan 14, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Robert J. Kasulke, Commanding General of the Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM), lectured first year medical students at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, on Friday, December 4 at their Manhattan campus.

  • Employees prep for transfer to new DLA tenant organization

    Jan 14, 2010

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna employees transferring to a new tenant organization were notified recently as part of the shift of the supply, storage and distribution (SS&D) function from the Army to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

  • Employees prep for transfer to new DLA tenant organization

    Jan 14, 2010

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. - Tobyhanna employees transferring to a new tenant organization were notified recently as part of the shift of the supply, storage and distribution (SS&D) function from the Army to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

  • National Guard ready to help in Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    The chief of the National Guard Bureau said today (Jan. 13) that the Army and Air National Guard are prepared to help in the humanitarian relief effort in Haiti.

  • Fort Sill officially opens Air Defense Artillery School with first class

    Jan 14, 2010

    The realistic training that's going to be given to the students in here is overwhelming," said Scott Hussey, ADA instructor, as the Air Defense Artillery School opened its doors at Fort Sill after a chilly, brief opening ceremony Jan. 11.

  • NCO Academy transformation improves training, education

    Jan 14, 2010

    Recent Army-wide course transformations are helping NCO academy students prepare now for future ranks and responsibilities.

  • Fort Sill names NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Jan 14, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla-- Fort Sill announced its NCO and Soldier of the Year for 2009

  • 14 Rucker Soldiers renew dedication to country

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Pledging to continue service to the country, 14 Soldiers recited the U.S. Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment Tuesday at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence headquarters building. Maj. Gen. James O. Barclay III, USAACE and Fort Rucker commanding general, presided over the ceremony and said he was proud to officiate it.

  • Sooner State shows service support

    Jan 14, 2010

    Oklahoma City--Army recruits and Oklahoma City Thunder fans sign the Oklahoma Armed Forces Community Covenant on the concourse of the Ford Center before the basketball game Monday night. The activity was part of the Thunder's 2nd Annual Military Appreciation Night, which also featured a joint military color guard, singing of the national anthem by an airmen, a formal signing of the covenant by military and civic leaders and a mass enlistment ceremony.

  • Engineers Ensure Safe Living Areas at COS Carver

    Jan 14, 2010

    Soldiers from 317th Engineer Company and 808th Engineer Company are providing electricity to the future living spaces of U.S. Forces as they prepare to hand off their current housing to Soldiers of the Iraqi Army. The move will happen as soon as Soldiers from 1434th Engineer Company complete the new Joint Operations Center at COS Carver. The IA will then occupy a portion of Carver that is currently home to Soldiers from 10th Mountain Division.

  • AMC Band breaks ground on state-of-the-art training facility at Redstone

    Jan 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band held the official groundbreaking of their new facility here Jan. 12. "What a great event. This marks the last ground breaking for our BRAC construction projects (at Redstone Arsenal). We are so glad you could be here and a part of it," said Col. Robert M. Pastorelli, Redstone Arsenal commander.

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    Jan 14, 2010

  • Obama makes Haiti response top U.S. priority

    Jan 14, 2010

    President Barack Obama said today said he's made helping Haiti in the wake of a crippling earthquake the top priority of every U.S. government agency.

  • Army Secretary, Chief of Staff lay out 2010 goals for senior NCOs

    Jan 14, 2010

    Army Secretary John McHugh and Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. delivered their 2010 plan for the Army to the most senior NCOs Tuesday during the annual Sergeant Major of the Army Nominative conference.

  • Haiti Earthquake Relief Mission

    Jan 14, 2010

  • The Art and Science to Transforming Manufacturing Space

    Jan 14, 2010

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With all the strategy of a world championship chess match, the Watervliet Arsenal is transforming underutilized manufacturing space into state-of-the-art capability. Machine by machine, square foot by square foot, the Arsenal is, through a program called the Capital Improvement Program or CIP methodically opening up floor space for advanced machining. Through CIP, the Arsenal will significantly improve its capability to manufacture legacy and future weapon systems.

  • National leaders visit Fort Drum

    Jan 14, 2010

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Congressman William L. Owens (D-N.Y.) met Monday with Soldiers and community leaders to learn more about what Fort Drum does for the North Country. During the visit, Schumer and Owens took a tour of post and met with Brig. Gen. Jeffrey L. Bannister, 10th Mountain Division (LI) deputy commander for operations, and Col. Kenneth H. Riddle, Fort Drum garrison commander, to talk about the direction in which Fort Drum is going.

  • Soldier trains boxer in Iraq for Watertown bout

    Jan 14, 2010

    Booted from high school, in chronic trouble with the law, Steven Badgley enlisted in the Army years ago, hoping to get his life on track. Grit turned the struggling young private into an accomplished Army officer, certified boxing trainer and two-time Golden Gloves champion. This Saturday, he'll watch one of more than a dozen Soldiers he trained while stationed in Kirkuk, Iraq, compete in a Golden Glove qualifying event that he anticipates will put Fort Drum boxers on the map.

  • Last of 5-158th troops depart for Afghanistan

    Jan 14, 2010

  • Iron Soldiers assume responsibility for Baghdad operational environment

    Jan 14, 2010

  • Earthquake Relief in Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    U.S. military forces are mobilizing to support international disaster relief efforts underway in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged the Caribbean nation. Currently, an assessment team from SOUTHCOM is deploying to Haiti to work with U.S. Embassy personnel as well as Haitian, United Nations and international officials to assess the situation and facilitate follow on U.S. military support.

  • Stewart-Hunter Wildlife Gala tasty fun for Families

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga.--Hunting, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts filled Club Stewart for Pass and Permit's annual Wildlife Gala and Venison Cook-off, Jan. 9.

  • Military Preps for Broader Haiti Relief Mission

    Jan 14, 2010

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2010 - The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is headed toward earthquake-devastated Haiti and is scheduled to arrive tomorrow to provide airlift support for the disaster-response mission, the commander of U.S. Southern Command reported today.

  • USS Carl Vinson Deploys to Respond to Haiti Earthquake

    Jan 14, 2010

    MAYPORT, Fla. - USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has been ordered to deploy to Haiti to conduct Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response (HA/DR) missions Jan. 13. Currently, Vinson is underway in the Atlantic Ocean, and will briefly loiter off the coast of Mayport to receive equipment and supplies.

  • TF Falcon Soldiers prepare for the unexpected in life

    Jan 14, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan- Being prepared for the unexpected was the topic of discussion for the first prayer breakfast of the year for Task Force Falcon, Jan. 7 at the Marne CafAfA dining facility at Bagram Airfield.

  • Haiti Earthquake Relief Mission

    Jun 29, 2011

  • Ringling Bros clowns entertain crowds at Stewart-Hunter, encourage reading

    Jan 14, 2010

    FORT STEWART, HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. --More than 800 Family Members saw Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown Ambassadors of Reading perform at three locations at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 7 and 8.

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