Archive: Oct 2010

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  • Sill shines at all-Army tournament

    Oct 7, 2010

    Capt. Jason Norwood's superior ground game enabled him to win a unanimous decision over Jacob South, from Fort Douglas, Utah, to take the cruiserweight division Oct. 3 at the U.S. Army Championship Combatives Tournament at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Ghost stories abound in old Fort Sill buildings

    Oct 7, 2010

    As more horror movies cross television screens, brightly colored costumes are picked, and ghost stories are shared, it only means one thing. Halloween is fast approaching Those searching for goose bump worthy stories need to look no further than Fort Sill.

  • Army leader sparks students' interest in science education

    Jun 2, 2011

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A U.S. Army leader told about 300 high school students that America's freedom depends on their future achievements in science and technology.

  • Japanese logistics team visits APG

    Oct 7, 2010

    The chief logistician and a team of officers from the Japan Self-Defense Forces visited APG Oct. 7.

  • Become a National Guard Chaplain

    Oct 7, 2010

  • 'General' contribution to help community

    Oct 7, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Howard Bromberg, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) special assistant to the commanding general, fills out his pledge card for the 2010 Metropolitan Atlanta Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Monday at FORSCOM headquarters. FORSCOM hosted its kick-off ceremony for the CFC Oct. 1. The theme for this year's CFC is "We Race to Share Because We Care."

  • Pentagon Hall of Heroes ceremony to honor Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller

    Oct 7, 2010

    Today at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Army senior leaders will recognize Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, his family and friends in a Pentagon ceremony.

  • Ceremony honors fallen Vanguard Soldiers

    Oct 7, 2010

    CAMP RAMADI, Iraq - Hundreds of Soldiers came together to commemorate the lives of two fallen comrades during a memorial service in their honor, Oct. 2. Specialist John Carrillo Jr. and Pfc. Gebrah Noonan died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, Sept. 23. Both Soldiers were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, and were deployed in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Clinic changes name, but not mission to help Soldiers, Families

    Oct 7, 2010

    A significant event in the closure of Fort McPherson took place when the Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic was re-designated as the Lawrence Joel Army Troop Medical Clinic (LJATMC) Oct. 1. "Today's transition is important," said Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead, LJATMC commander. "It is the first major milestone in closing the clinic."

  • 3rd CAB Families test strength, endurance in Family Iron Viper

    Oct 7, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - The Iron Viper is an annual physical competition conducted by the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade "Viper Battalion" Soldiers. The Iron Viper consists of an Army Physical Fitness Test followed by a 12-mile road march with a rucksack full of 40 pounds of Army gear. In the Family-version of the competition, participants ran one mile, did sit ups and push ups, and marched six miles with a 20 pound ruck.

  • Smoke alarms provide a sound you can live with

    Oct 7, 2010

    Although today marks the end of National Fire Prevention Week, Installation Management Command (IMCOM) officials say fire safety concerns remain a constant priority as Army installations experienced more than 300 reportable fire incidents in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2010 - resulting in three deaths, nine injuries and $18 million of damages, said Gerald Adams, IMCOM fire protection specialist. "We are committed to keeping Soldiers and their Families prepared and safe whether deployed or at home ... every day, every week, every month, every year," said Adams.

  • SOS support coordinator assists families, helps provide closure

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Since 2003, Natale Salvatore Cataudella of Tucson has been looking for closure. His son, Sgt. Sean Cataudella, died August 30, 2003 in Balad, Iraq when the up-armored humvee he was driving hit an embankment and rolled into a canal. Cataudella was able to save the gunner, but drowned as a result of the accident. He posthumously received the Bronze Star for his actions, but Cataudella said no medal would ever replace his son. When Sgt. Cataudella returned to the United States he was not viewable, so his family never received any closure, until now.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show: A deployment unlike any other

    Oct 7, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART</b> -The audience at Fort Stewart 's Newman Fitness Center was dazzled by the spectacular performance from the Soldiers of the 2010 U.S. Army Soldier Show, Oct. 5 and 6. The show is themed "Soldier Show v.27.0," marking the 27th year the show has been entertaining Soldiers and Families and the technical advances that have been made since the show's inception. However, what the audience and fans did not see was the demanding production that goes on behind the scenes that lays the groundwork for this historical event to succeed. Crew as well as performers play a key role in the set up and breakdown of the show, said John Stewart the program director for the Soldier Show.

  • Sun, Soldiers, softball: salve in mom's cancer battle

    Oct 7, 2010

    A week in the warm Florida sun watching Soldiers play softball served as a respite in a battle against cancer.

  • Military launches domestic violence awareness campaign

    Oct 7, 2010

    The Defense Department is observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by reminding the military community about resources and programs to help in preventing or stopping domestic violence. President Barack Obama issued a National Domestic Violence Awareness Month proclamation Oct. 1, emphasizing the U.S. government's commitment to reducing its prevalence, supporting victims and bringing offenders to justice.

  • Vietnam draftee finishes 40 years of service

    Oct 7, 2010

    A link in the chain of Army history broke Sept. 30 when one of the Army's last draftee Soldiers, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Clyde Green, senior all-source intelligence technician for G-2, Third Army/U.S. Army Central (Third Army), retired after 40 years of service. Green, born in 1950, was drafted in 1970 during Vietnam. Although he was working odd jobs at the time to try to go back to school and do something important with his life, he said the draft notice was devastating.

  • 'Rudy' inspires MP Soldiers to follow their dreams

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- "What you need is a dream and then you must find out what to do with it," explained Daniel Eugene "Rudy" Ruettiger, Saturday morning, as he spoke to about 60 Soldiers from the 18th Military Police detachment, during a professional development session at Murr Community Center on Fort Huachuca.

  • Looking after Soldiers and their families

    Oct 7, 2010

    Jordanian sergeant major attending USASMA discribes his job as a military social worker. Jordan is the only country that has an entire branch dedicated to social work.

  • Fort McCoy Day for Kids event attracts 400 participants

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT MCCOY, WISC. -- More than 400 adults and youth attended the annual Day for Kids event at Fort McCoy Sept. 18, which featured Family, educational, and fun activities. Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services School Age Services and Army Community Service co-sponsored the event.

  • Medal of Honor White House ceremony

    Oct 7, 2010

    Family members of Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller were distinguished visitors at the White House for a Medal of Honor ceremony for Miller on Oct. 6, 2010. Miller was posthumously awarded the honor for his heroic actions in Afghanistan, displaying immeasurable courage and uncommon valor eventually sacrificing his own life to save the lives of his teammates and 15 Afghanistan National Army soldiers.

  • Fish from Fort McCoy waters to support lake restocking efforts in neighboring community

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Relocating fish from Fort McCoy waters will support re-stocking efforts for Lake Tomah (Wis.) while also improving the number of larger fish available for Fort McCoy anglers, said John Noble. Noble, Fort McCoy Fisheries biologist, said the fish currently are being held in a holding pond at Fort McCoy's Whitetail Ridge Ski Area. Largemouth bass were removed from the North Flowage and bluegills were collected from Stillwell Pond in a coordinated effort between Fort McCoy, contracted Colorado State University employees, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). "The fish will be tested by FWS to certify their health before the WDNR moves them to Lake Tomah," Noble said. "Testing for fish viruses like VHS (viral hemorrhagic septicemia) takes up to 45 days so we expect to hear if the fish are disease free and okay to stock in November."

  • Grab-and-Go meals speed military processing through Fort McCoy Soldier Readiness Center

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy Food Service personnel conducted a test of a new Grab-and-Go feeding concept in August for the 863rd Engineer Battalion mobilization and then fully implemented it for the 197th Fires Brigade mobilization in September. The Grab-and-Go operation was in Dining Facility (DFAC) 2627. During the nine days the 197th processed through the Soldier Readiness Center (SRC) to begin its mobilization, almost 5,000 Grab-and-Go meals were served during extended lunch hours. Thirty minutes were added on each end of the time period. Andy Pisney, Fort McCoy food program manager, said the Grab-and-Go feeding concept was developed to help the SRC medical staff process 300 197th Soldiers per day. SRC processing stations normally close down during lunch to enable Soldiers to take time to eat a hot meal.

  • Presentation of the award

    Oct 7, 2010

    President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to the parents of Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller - father Philip, and mother Maureen Miller - Oct. 6, 2010, during a ceremony at the White House. Miller received the honor for his heroic actions in Afghanistan on Jan. 25, 2008, after displaying immeasurable courage and uncommon valor, eventually sacrificing his life to save the lives of his Special Forces teammates and 15 Afghanistan National Army soldiers.

  • Wisconsin Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee meets at Fort McCoy

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Spouses left home alone while their husband or wife is mobilized to another part of the globe have a national source network of information to assist their Family. The Inter-Service Family Assistance Committee (ISFAC) provides information to military Family members about a vast number of businesses and organizations that can provide assistance to support and ease the emotional, financial, and unexpected needs a Family may incur while they are separated from their loved one. "ISFAC is a voluntary community cooperative," Kevin Herman, Wisconsin ISFAC coordinator, said. He also is the installation mobilization/demobilization program manager at the Fort McCoy Army Community Service (ACS) office.

  • Second live-fire shoothouse opens at Fort McCoy

    Oct 7, 2010

    A second Live-Fire Shoothouse is operational at Fort McCoy and includes updated technology and additional opportunities for units to train on live-fire, urban-assault scenarios.

  • All-Army men win silver at Armed Forces Softball Championships

    Oct 7, 2010

    A young All-Army men's team could not overcome the All-Air Force mystique and settled for silver at the 2010 Armed Forces Softball Championships Sept. 19-23.

  • Hook up! Fire!

    Oct 7, 2010

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Soldiers with 1st Section, 1st platoon, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 230th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Balls hurl a 155mm round from Combat Outpost Garcia in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, October 2. Each member of the team has a specialized role on the M777, which can reach targets up to 13 miles away.

  • As mission shifts in Iraq, support strikes balance

    Oct 7, 2010

    As the U.S. mission shifts from combat to supporting and advising the Iraqi forces, Army Team C4ISR leaders say their support responsibilities will remain constant until all U.S. troops are safely out of the country.

  • CG News and Notes

    Oct 7, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Greene looks at some of the great things that are happening at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Mock drill tests arsenal's sexual assault response

    Oct 7, 2010

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program staff recently completed its initial first responder mock drill to walk through the process of responding to a sexual assault.

  • 407th AFSB achieves goals during DOL ROC drill

    Oct 7, 2010

    The 407th AFSB hosted a rehearsal of concept drill for managment of the 12 directorates of logistics in its area of responsibility in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Honduras. The purpose of the drill was to bring the DOLs into the "family" of the Army Materiel Command and to educate the brigade and its battalions on the missions of the DOLs. All goals were accomplished.

  • Fort Meade gains new missions with BRAC deadline less than one year away

    Oct 7, 2010

    The Base Closure and Realignment Process will bring in the Defense Informations Systems Agency, the Defense Media Agency and the Co-location of Defense and Military Adjudication Activities. Already the largest employer in Maryland, BRAC will bring an additional 5,700 people to Fort Meade by the end of fiscal year 2011.

  • Annual fire drills test Natick

    Oct 7, 2010

    Horns sounded, lights flashed, and Soldiers and civilian employees filed out the center doors of Building 42, home to the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, on Oct. 5.

  • Paying it forward, Military supporters give Soldier new home

    Oct 7, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Pfc. James Stanly, 27, a New Jersey National Guardsman based in Jersey City returned from a tour in Iraq in 2009 and found that his current home, a trailer not far from the Canadian border, was rotting from rain seeping through the roof and causing moldy-unlivable conditions that threatened his health. Through a series of local connections, Stanly was able to receive a new home allowing him to reunite with his daughter.

  • Army begins phase two of five-year study on suicide, prevention

    Oct 7, 2010

    This fall the Army, in collaboration with the National Institute of Mental Health, will begin surveying about 90,000 active-duty Soldiers to collect data for the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members.

  • CFC Kickoff held on Ft. McNair

    Oct 7, 2010

    The 2010 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) was kicked off on Ft. McNair by Maj. Gen. Karl Horst.

  • Recycling simplified at Natick

    Oct 7, 2010

    Imagine how easy recycling could be if all materials were placed in the same container. Imagination became reality Oct. 4 for the occupants of two buildings at Natick Soldier Systems Center, the first at NSSC to convert to "single-stream recycling" during a 90-day trial run.

  • 'Soldier-athletes' fuel up at food event: Vendors provide healthful choices

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Protein supplements don't just come in a shake or bar anymore. Today you can find it in an unlikely source - doughnuts.

  • Medal of Honor: Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller

    Jun 2, 2011

    Learn more about the recent Medal of Honor recipient, Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller.

  • Flu drive begins at MACH

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Seasonal flu vaccines are available to eligible beneficiaries on the sixth floor, Room 6-27, at MACH for ages 4 years and older. Family members and retirees with valid military identification are eligible.

  • History, beauty abundant on post trail

    Oct 7, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Looking for a new way to get out and get that heart pumping' Wander over to the Fort Jackson Passage of the Palmetto Trail and lace up those shoes.

  • Negotiation Project cadets at West Point making an impact

    Oct 7, 2010

    Seven cadet research fellows and senior members from the West Point Negotiation Project presented and participated in the Air Force Culture and Language Center's Conflict Management Symposium, hosted by the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. They left with a better understanding of how to manage conflict and a greater appreciation for how the decisions they will make as platoon leaders have significant, strategic consequences.

  • DemonEye to be tested in combat theater

    Oct 7, 2010

    A West Point Class of 2010 electrical engineering senior design team will see their invention tested by Soldiers in Afghanistan. Their device, named DemonEye, adds precision and speed to battlefield target location. Refining the cadet's proof-of-concept prototype to make a combat system has been the responsibility of Lt. Col. Scott Crino, a former West Point systems engineering instructor.

  • 2ID celebrates Hispanic heritage month

    Oct 7, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Sgt. Ione Barrera of A Company, Division Special Troops Battalion (left) and Sgt. Josue Ten of B Company, DSTB, dance bachata during the 2nd Infantry Division Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at the Camp Casey Thunder Inn dining facility Oct. 6. The two 2nd ID Soldiers and guest speaker Sgt. Alejandro Morlote of A Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th Fires Brigade, received a plaque from 2nd ID commander Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker.

  • Garrison's oldest employee keeps going and going

    Oct 7, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- If you've ever ventured out to the Heidelberg Golf Course for a round or two of golf, there's a good chance you've laid eyes on Rex Gribble. Gribble's been a familiar fixture around the community since the early 1950s. He's worked as a starter marshal for the club since his retirement in 1988, first as a volunteer and now as a part-time employee of U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg and at age 89, he's also the garrison's oldest employee.

  • Mannheim opens Warrior Zone on Coleman Barracks

    Oct 7, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- Despite cool temperatures, rain and wind, more than 250 Soldiers, civilians and retirees attended the grand opening of the U.S. Army Garrison Mannheim Warrior Zone.

  • Federal Energy and Water Management Awards ceremony

    Aug 4, 2011

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army, Installations, Energy and Environment attended the Federal Energy and Water Management Awards ceremony on October 7, 2010 where Picatinny Arsenal was recognized for their increased focus on energy performance.

  • Conference mentors students in science, technology

    Sep 9, 2011

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than 3,000 high school and college students are attending a three-day conference focused on building interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, known as STEM, at the 2010 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference here.

  • The CrossFit Solution

    Oct 6, 2010

    Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, experience CrossFit first-hand from some of the most knowledgeable CrossFit athletes in Hawaii.

  • Federal workplace charity campaign kicks off at Rock Island Arsenal

    Oct 6, 2010

    Scores of federal employees walked to the fire station at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Oct. 6 to kick off the annual federal workforce charity campaign and begin the six-week pledge drive.

  • Michigan Reserve units first to get new M915A5 truck

    Oct 6, 2010

    Two Army Reserve units in Michigan became the first units to be equipped with the new M915A5 line-haul tractor truck in a ceremony Sept. 29.

  • Darnall celebrates Hispanic Americans in medicine

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Diversity was celebrated Oct. 1 at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center during the annual Hispanic Heritage Month equal opportunity program.

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2010

    Oct 6, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Each year, the month of October is celebrated as "National Disability Employment Awareness Month" to remind both job seekers and employers alike of the employment needs and contributions of those with disabilities. This year's theme, "Talent Has No Boundaries: Workforce Diversity Includes People with Disabilities" is meant to emphasize the rich diversity and talent that workers with disabilities bring to the workplace.

  • Iowa senator visits historic Arsenal

    Oct 6, 2010

    Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin visited Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Oct. 4.

  • The Weigh It Is: Exercises provide natural facelift

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- We take time and pride in working out our bodies; but we often forget a part of our body that is always exposed - our face.

  • Muy caliente! Fort Jackson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Domino dealing, empanada eating and dancing to live Latin music were all part of the festivities at this year's Hispanic Heritage Celebration Saturday at Patriots Park.

  • Strengthening the pack

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Troopers from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division have completed a week long situational training exercise to prepare for their upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin in Calif.

  • Mettle tested: Amputee serves as squad leader at WTU

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A Fort Jackson Soldier is well on his way in becoming the role model for resilience - while making a strong case as a standard bearer for courage, compassion and commitment, as well.

  • Federal Workplace Charity Campaign Kicks Off with iWalk Because iCare

    Oct 6, 2010

    Scores of federal employees walked to the fire station here today to show their support for the annual federal workforce charity campaign and kick off of the six-week pledge drive. "The Combined Federal Campaign provides a lifeline to our Quad City community that is unduplicated in scope by any other charitable effort," said Gail Karp CFC essay contest first place winner.

  • ACC, ECC employees continue migration to Huntsville

    Oct 6, 2010

    With less than 12 months before the Army Contracting Command officially raises the command colors at its new home at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala., ACC employees have begun their southern migration. The first group of ACC employees to report to Redstone Arsenal found themselves in warehouse facilities provided by the RSA Garrison. With the recent arrival of temporary office buildings, ACC personnel are beginning to occupy semi-permanent facilities in their own compound area.

  • Directorate of Training and Doctrine Stands Up

    Oct 6, 2010

    As a result of reorganization within the Future Warfare Center, the new Directorate of Training and Doctrine assumed responsibility for training and doctrine for space and missile defense - specifically ground-based midcourse defense - operations within the Army.

  • Domestic abuse has no place in Army

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When it comes to acts of domestic violence, there are no excuses. Long hard days at work, difficult deployments, career gridlock, financial woes, relationship problems. None of these issues remotely qualifies itself as a reason to physically assault or mentally abuse your spouse, child or anyone in your family.

  • Medal of Honor

    Oct 6, 2010

  • Medal of Honor

    Oct 6, 2010

  • Medal of Honor

    Oct 6, 2010

  • ACC, ECC employees continue migration to Huntsville

    Oct 6, 2010

  • 916th Contingency Contracting Battalion activates at Fort Sam Houston

    Oct 6, 2010

    A ceremony was held Sept. 16 activating the 916th Contingency Contracting Battalion at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. "The activation of the 916th is the result of the Army's leadership vision to streamline contracting organizations to create more agile and responsive mission-focused units," said Col. William Sanders, commander, 410th Contracting Support Brigade.

  • The Influence of Command: General George C. Marshall As Mentor

    Oct 6, 2010

    General of the Armies George C. Marshall served successively as Army Chief of Staff during World War II, Secretary of State during the early years of the Cold War, and Secretary of Defense during the Korean War. By the time of his passing on October 16, 1959, he was universally recognized as one of America's greatest strategic leaders of the 20th Century.

  • Miller family visits with Army's senior leadership

    Oct 6, 2010

    The Miller family and friends of the family joined the Army's senior leadership for dinner at the quarters of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., in Ft. Myer, VA, on Oct. 5, 2010. The Miller family was in the Washington D.C. area because their family member, Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, was posthumously presented the Medal of Honor by the President of the United States for his service in Afghanistan during the winter of 2008.

  • Special Forces Soldier receives posthumous Medal of Honor

    Oct 6, 2010

    The president bestowed the Medal of Honor Wednesday afternoon upon the family of Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, whose actions allowed seven of his Special Forces teammates and 15 Afghan soldiers to escape an ambush kill zone.

  • Red Dragons add Meritorious Unit streamer

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- For the more than 750,000 residents of Kirkuk, Iraq, a future without violence and threat of terror was once an uncertainty, however, the hard work of U.S Soldiers and their Iraqi Security Forces partners, it's become much more of a reality.

  • CRDAMC recognizes deployed Soldiers

    Oct 6, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Darnall Army Medical Center's deployed Soldiers received new recognition by hospital leaders Sept. 29 at the Deployed Warrior Wall presentation.

  • New York National Guard Remembers 21st President , and Former National Guard Officer, Chester Arthu

    Oct 6, 2010

    MENANDS, NY--Brig General Renwick Payne, Director of Joint Staff for the New York National Guard, and New York National Guard Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt (right) present arms after placing the wreath from President Barack Obama at the tomb of President Chester Arthur, the 21st President of the United States who is buried in Albany Rural Cemetery here.

  • 21st TSC shines at 2010 Army-level LSS awards program

    Oct 6, 2010

    The Army recently announced the winners of the 2010 Lean Six Sigma Awards Program, and the 21st Theater Sustainment Command made an exceptional showing by taking three of the 12 top-level Army awards.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. honors volunteers at ceremony

    Oct 6, 2010

    The 16th Sustainment Brigade held the first of what is to be an annual Volunteer of the Year awards ceremony Oct. 2 at the Warner Club on Warner Barracks here to honor those volunteers in the brigade who have given their personal time to help others.

  • Soldiers participate in Rocky Elite Iron Warrior Competition

    Oct 6, 2010

    Soldiers gathered at the compound for the Rocky Elite Iron Warrior Competition, a competition that tested the endurance of both males and females in a three-series weight lifting event. The events included the squat, bench press and dead-lift.

  • Life and logistics support in the North Country

    Oct 6, 2010

    Logistics Assistance Representatives from the CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center share what itAca,!a,,cs like to work in theatre.

  • Afghan Air Force learn English in Kandahar

    Oct 6, 2010

    Afghanistan Air Force airmen at the Kandahar Air Wing are taking part in a program to improve their English as part of their training to better communicate with coalition forces.

  • Commander observes future force test supported by CECOM

    Oct 6, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, commander of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, was among senior Army officers who observed part of the Limited User Test of Increment One of the Army's Early Infantry Brigade Combat Team, or E-IBCT, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., last month.

  • Critical CSI kits delivered to Mosul Criminal Evidence Laboratory

    Oct 6, 2010

    The Mosul Criminal Evidence Laboratory accepted a delivery of 60 Crime Scene Investigation kits Sept. 21, as part of an order placed through the Iraqi Security Forces Fund process last year.

  • ESPN to bring Sportscenter to Grafenwoehr on Veterans Day

    Oct 6, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - ESPN's flagship news and highlight program, Sportscenter, will broadcast live from the Grafenwoehr parade field Nov. 11, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. (CET).

  • Basra SWAT trains in close quarters with U.S.

    Oct 6, 2010

    Ten SWAT team members went to the Normandy Range Complex to practice training their fellow Iraqis on close quarters combat tactics Oct. 3.The 1st Bn., 68th Arm. Regt., currently under the operational control of United States Division-South and the 1st Infantry Division, has taken up the task of teaching the SWAT team not just tactics, but how to pass on their knowledge in tactics to others.

  • 88 servicemembers become U.S. citizens in combat zone

    Oct 6, 2010

    Eighty-eight Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines from 37 different countries took the Oath of Allegiance and became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Oct. 1 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Iraqi, Kurdish ministries conduct joint contracting conference

    Oct 6, 2010

    Iraqi and Kurdish contracting officers met in Arbil Oct. 3 for a 10-day contracting conference to increase the proficiency in contracting procedures and Iraqi procurement law.

  • Army targets depression during awareness month

    Oct 6, 2010

    October is National Depression Awareness Month and in an effort to educate servicemembers, families and DoD civilians, the Army is communicating the message that depression is treatable and all should get screened and seek care if they need it.

  • It's 'Black Seven' up for the Iraqi Army; now that's refreshing

    Oct 6, 2010

    "Black Seven" is a problem solver. He wakes before zero-dark-thirty every morning. He drives across the street from his Containerized Housing Unit to the Iraqi Army training site. He talks with the Iraqis and is neighborly in his approach. He jokes; he listens to problems and offers advice. Sometimes he stays into the black night for chai.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 2nd Lt. Lisa A. Toney

    Aug 29, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 2nd Lt. Lisa A. Toney

  • Casey honors Tripler life savers

    Oct 5, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. presented an Army Achievement Medal and a Meritorious Civilian Service Award to two men whose quick actions back in January saved a life at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.

  • Warrior Country participates in peace marathon

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea -- More than 100 Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division stood side by side with almost 2,000 Koreans as they crowded the starting line of the 4th Annual Gyeonggi Peace and Unification Marathon held at Imjingak, only a few kilometers from the Demilitarized Zone, Sept. 12.

  • Gyeonggi governor tours helo

    Oct 5, 2010

    SUWON, Republic of Korea -- Left: Mr. Chong "Tiger" Lim, the 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade liaison officer, gives Gyeonggi Province Gov. Kim Moon-Soo a tour of the AH-64 Apache Helicopter during an Air Show in Suwon early September. Following the Air Show Kim invited Lim and Col. James T. Barker, commander of 2nd CAB, to his office to present them with an award.

  • 3-2nd Avn. runs flight line

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted a flight line run on Camp Humphreys Sept. 17. The runway was shut down during the run and a CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Blackhawks hovered above the formation. The run kicked off the battalion's organizational day in which Soldiers had the day off from their ordinary duties and participated in various other events.

  • Following proper protocol helps keep 2nd ID Families together

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - Getting involved in an international marriage can seem to be a morass of red tape. But that red tape can help reduce spousal abandonment. Spousal abandonment in Korea occurs when a Soldier transfers to a unit stateside and leaves their spouse in Korea, whether intended by the Soldier or due to issues related to the procurement of an immigration visa.

  • LEGAL ADVICE: The bride, the groom, and the taxman

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Flowers, music, a white dress, and . . . an ITIN' An international tax identification number, better known as the ITIN, is probably the last thing you think of when planning your dream wedding. But if you are marrying someone who is not a U.S. citizen, and your special someone does not have a social security number, and is not able to apply for one, then that person needs to apply for an ITIN.

  • Strong Bonds strengthens Iron Brigade marriages

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Between long days spent at work, and nights spent tending to children, some military couples have little time for one another. In order to alleviate some of the demands placed upon married Soldiers, the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, has sponsored Strong Bonds retreats.

  • Transportation Soldiers train 2ID Warriors

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - The sound of armored vehicles revving their engines as they climb the ramp at the Camp Casey railhead is something the Soldiers of 662nd Movement Control Team have become accustomed to over the past several months. On a weekly basis, both the Soldiers and their Korean National coworkers, manage the upload and download of heavy equipment for the 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Chuseok celebration

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea -- Warrior Division Soldiers enjoy a traditional Korean meal in celebration of Chuseok, which is the Korean Thanksgiving, while the Evergreen Children's Choir sang them a few Korean songs at the Camp Casey Thunder Inn dining facility Sept. 17.

  • Chuseok - The Korean Thanksgiving

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - Soldiers stationed in the Republic of Korea may have noticed that from Sept. 21-23, their Korean counterparts, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers, were nowhere to be seen. That's because they were out celebrating one of their biggest holidays in Korea, Chuseok.

  • 'Wings of Lightning' Brigade welcomed home

    Oct 5, 2010

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade formally uncases the brigade colors during a redeployment ceremony held at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, Oct. 05.

  • Army Mom battles breast cancer with golden moments in Armed Forces sun

    Oct 5, 2010

    NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. - Debra Rogers discovered a golden remedy for battling breast cancer during a trip to sunny Florida to watch her son make his All-Army softball debut.

  • Afghan Army opens new artillery training school

    Oct 5, 2010

    With a formal ceremony and live fire demonstration of the D-30 Howitzer, the Afghan National Army officially opened the Artillery Branch School at the Kabul Military Training Center, Oct. 4. The school will serve as the foundation for the professionalization of the ANA artillery branch.

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