Archive: Oct 2010

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  • Support troops "center of gravity" for combat training

    Oct 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- For Soldiers training in the field for weeks at a time, crawling in and out of hot vehicles and shooting round after round at plastic targets, the last thing going through their minds is probably to question where the rounds they're shooting come from or who fixed broken equipment on their tanks.

  • A 3-star visit

    Oct 5, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, the commanding general of XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, stopped by USASAC during his visit to Redstone Arsenal Oct. 4.

  • Hqs IMCOM now calls San Antonio home

    Oct 5, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters officially transferred from Arlington, Va., to San Antonio during the public uncasing of its unit colors today at its temporary location. The ceremony represented the final movement and relocation of the headquarters, which also includes the U.S. Army Environmental Command and the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, both subordinate commands of IMCOM. The transfer of the headquarters was directed by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

  • Army creates new scenario-based suicide-prevention video

    Oct 5, 2010

    In an effort to re-vamp the Army's suicide-prevention program, a new scenario-based video has been created to supplement the growing arsenal of training aides which promote life preservation.

  • USASAC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Oct 5, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker held a USASAC Town Hall and awards ceremony Oct. 4 at Redstone Arsenal. USASAC's St. Louis, Fort Belvoir, and New Cumberland locations were tied in via video teleconferce. Each location presented awards to their respective employees and then Tucker went on to update the staff on USASAC's accomplishment in fiscal year 2010.

  • Guard to add forces for better homeland response

    Oct 5, 2010

    The National Guard is adding a Homeland Response Force package to its current chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield-explosive or CBRNE response capabilities.

  • Netherlands officers visit USASAC

    Oct 5, 2010

    Air Commodore de Bok, Netherlands Embassy, Netherlands Defense Attache, and Lt. Col. Wildenberg, Netherlands Embassy, Royal Netherlands Army Procurement Officer, visited the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command at Redstone Arsenal Sept. 29 to discuss Apache helicopter upgrade to block II and future requirements.

  • MDW pilot program to debut search, rescue dogs at Capital Shield

    Oct 5, 2010

    Two Belgian Malinois in a pilot urban search and rescue dog program will show what they can do at the upcoming Capital Shield exercise.

  • Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller

    Oct 5, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest medal for valor in combat that can be awarded to members of the armed forces. Since the medal's creation in 1862, there have been more than 3,400 recipients; more than 2,000 of those were Soldiers.

  • Army Battle Command systems receive top DoD award

    Oct 5, 2010

    The Army's systems for rapid and reliable fire support and reports of unit readiness have earned top Department of Defense honors for their efficiency and success in adapting to the demands of modern war.

  • Army leaders brief industry on Ground Combat Vehicle

    Oct 5, 2010

    Army leaders and program managers told roughly 300 members of industry that plans for the Ground Combat Vehicle will emphasize technological maturity, integration and affordability. They were speaking in broad terms about the anticipated Request for Proposal Oct. 1 at GCV Industry Day in Dearborn, Mich

  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller

    Oct 5, 2010

    On Oct. 6, 2010, President Barack Obama posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor to Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller for his heroism and valor while serving in Afghanistan in January of 2008.

  • Mustangs bring current gunnery to close

    Oct 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- One by one, 20 Bradley Fighting Vehicle crews took their turn eliminating targets and then received their scores; bringing their field exercise to an end.

  • Breaking barriers, making history

    Oct 5, 2010

    Coral J. Jones reached the pinnacle grade in her profession and made Army history as she became the first African-American female to earn the rank of chief warrant officer five within the active Army Adjutant General Corps.

  • Black Jack troop hosts gunnery

    Oct 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Gunnery is usually performed by squads, platoons or companies as a single effort, but one battalion made it unique with its joint efforts and training tactics.

  • CMA Reaches 80 Percent Chemical Weapons Destruction Mark

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced today that on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, they achieved the destruction of 80 percent of the U.S. chemical agent stockpile since Entry-Into-Force, when the United States ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention treaty in April 1997.

  • Japanese exercise at Yakima Training Center goes beyond combat proficiency

    Oct 5, 2010

    Japanese service members train at Yakima Training Center with the logistical support of I Corps Soldiers.

  • Army changes name of system-of-systems integration R&D program

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army's system-of-systems-integration, research and development program, C4ISR OTM, is now named C4ISR & Network Modernization. The name change reflects the program's alignment with the Army's Network Modernization strategy. The program explores leap-ahead capabilities that can augment and enhance the foundation of network modernization while identifying technology acceleration opportunities into the current force.

  • Aviation brigade holds special re-enlistment in Iraq

    Oct 5, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Ten Soldiers serving in Iraq with an Army aviation battalion re-enlisted Oct. 2 in a special ceremony on Camp Taji.

  • Headquarters IMCOM moves to San Antonio

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters officially transferred from Arlington, Va., to San Antonio, Texas, during the public uncasing of its unit colors Tuesday.

  • Drowning Pool rocks JBLM with free welcome home concert

    Oct 5, 2010

    Story and photos from a recent concert on JBLM featuring Drowning Pool honoring Soldiers returning from deployments.

  • Army's top NCO visits Third Army

    Oct 5, 2010

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston climbed atop the trailer of a heavy equipment transporter to address hundreds of Third Army Soldiers who gathered as the sun set at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Sept. 29.

  • RDECOM organizes to maximize integration

    Oct 5, 2010

    The commander delivers a vision for RDECOM to be the Army's primary source for integrated research, development and engineering capabilities.

  • K-State Game Backdrop For Community Covenant Signing

    Oct 5, 2010

  • Student shares compelling suicide prevention message in award-winning video

    Oct 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - They say preventing suicide is everyone's concern, and one Wiesbaden High School student was honored for his efforts to help promote that message.

  • Getting fit is all about the numbers

    Oct 5, 2010

    Move more, eat less - it's a basic tenet of weight loss. Yet for many people who exercise and diet, the scales just won't budge. If you find yourself in this category, the Army Wellness Center Stuttgart offers two tools that will take the guess work out of weight management: metabolic and VO2 max testing.

  • DPTMS Releases Influenza Vaccination Information

    Oct 5, 2010

    This year's flu vaccine will be trivalent (with three different vaccine viruses) and will include the H1N1 vaccine. For more information on the vaccine and who should receive it please visit the CDC website at: http://www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/r100224.htm

  • Sharing information may compromise safety, opsec

    Oct 5, 2010

    While there are many outstanding advantages to social media, there are also some drawbacks.

  • Mixing it up in Wiesbaden: Boxing fans get money's worth at Hispanic Heritage Month Tournament

    Oct 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Hot, spicy music and heated ring action greeted boxing fans at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Sept. 25.

  • Soldier's Fest unites international forces

    Oct 5, 2010

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines from the Stuttgart military community met their German and French counterparts in uniform on Sept. 27 in downtown Stuttgart at the annual Soldier's Fest.

  • 'Amazing Race' showcases FMWR; USAG Stuttgart's version of show kept teams moving for

    Oct 5, 2010

    It wasn't a race around the globe, but contestants in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's "Amazing Race" did get to explore the world - at least, the world of FWMR.

  • Home again: children and reintegration

    Oct 5, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Children often experience a myriad of emotions when their mothers or fathers return from a deployment.

  • Up for debate: PHS to host international debate team tourney this fall

    Oct 5, 2010

    The pressure is on as Patch High School's debate team prepares to compete on an international scale in a tournament to be hosted in Stuttgart in November.

  • 9th MP Det. inactivates, transitions into USACF-E

    Oct 5, 2010

    The unit formerly known as the 9th Military Police Detachment held a ceremony Sept. 29 at the Coleman Gym in Mannheim, Germany, to welcome a new commander and to formally recognize their transition into what is now known as USARCF-E, or U.S. Army Regional Correctional Facility-Europe.

  • 52nd Signal Soldiers train for confined space entry

    Oct 5, 2010

    Soldiers in the 587th Signal Company, 52nd Signal Battalion, stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, along with civilian personnel from the garrison safety and office and fire department, practiced entering a manhole on Patch Barracks as part of Confined Space Entry Training Sept. 23.

  • Stay healthy at your workplace

    Oct 5, 2010

    Surviving the move into a cubicle city takes a good sense of humor and creativity. As with any move, a new environment brings new challenges. Conditions in our work area undoubtedly influence our mood, physical health, productivity and sense of calm.

  • Emergency exercise tests German-American cooperation

    Oct 5, 2010

    All over the world, the U.S. military provides support in emergency management, including during the recent flooding in Pakistan and earthquake in Haiti.

  • What's your dental IQ'

    Oct 5, 2010

    Dental health is a key element of health. The health of one's mouth impacts overall health and readiness. October, which is National Dental Hygiene Month, is a good time to refresh basic knowledge of dental health and hygiene.

  • Parents can help combat childhood obesity

    Oct 5, 2010

    The last two decades have shown a rise in childhood obesity, including children in Army families. As obesity numbers in children continue to climb, so do conditions associated with obesity, for example Type 2 diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea and high cholesterol. Early detection and treatment can reduce the likelihood of these health problems from occurring. Parents need to advocate for their children by asking questions during annual well visit check-ups with their child's healthcare provider and by establishing healthy habits at home.

  • New website offers public health, healthy living info

    Oct 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command (Provisional) launched its new Web site today, making Army-related public health information more accessible to Soldiers and retirees, their families, Army civilians, and medical and other professional colleagues.

  • Technicians upgrade global communications system

    Oct 5, 2010

    A global communications system used by the armed forces is now lighter, more compact and more capable.

  • ROTC supports 2010 Fiesta DC

    Oct 5, 2010

    The 39th Annual Fiesta DC was held in Washington, DC Sept. 26.. The one-day event drew approximately 70,000 visitors. Georgetown ROTC played a significant role in the event with signage, programs, announcements, and web coverage.

  • Airport exercise fosters cooperation amongst regional fire departments

    Oct 5, 2010

    Firefighters from the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Fire Department joined firefighters from other jurisdictions Sept. 18th for Apex 10, an emergency exercise.

  • 4th Brigade Supports Army Team NASCAR

    Oct 5, 2010

  • Soldiers document history for posterity

    Oct 5, 2010

    As history cannot write itself, Military History Detachments have been officially documenting U.S. efforts and interviewing service members here since operations began in 2003.

  • Yoga class builds strength, eases stress for Soldiers in transition

    Oct 5, 2010

    Ambient music, fragrant candles and deep breathing exercises may not be hallmarks of standard Army PT, but the Soldiers of 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe know their Wednesday morning yoga class at the Kessler fitness center is anything but pure relaxation.

  • U.S. platoon shows new tactics to IA officers

    Oct 5, 2010

  • Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!

    Oct 5, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - A U.S. family stationed in Germany were startled by the 'beeping' of their smoke detector before bedtime in October 2009 to discover that a charger plugged in to a vehicle accessory outlet overheated, caught fire and roasted the interior of the family minivan.

  • Basra Honky Tonk: Country singer brings show to troops

    Oct 5, 2010

    Michael Peterson, a country music singer with three top ten country hits, put on a show in Basra at the United States Division-South Resiliency Campus Oct. 1.

  • Eighth Army co-hosts International Peace Marathon

    Oct 5, 2010

    SEOUL - Seoul's Gangnam District Office and Eighth Army co-hosted the 8th International Peace Marathon here Oct. 3.

  • STB-K holds organization day on ROK Army birthday

    Oct 5, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Special Troops Battalion-Korea held an organization day here Oct. 1 to promote team unity and honor the Republic of Korea Army's birthday.

  • Maryland kicks off major BRAC road upgrades

    Sep 9, 2011

    ABERDEEN, Md. -- A $42.6 million road project officially kicked off Oct. 5 outside Aberdeen Proving Ground. The U.S. 40/Maryland 715 highway improvement will streamline traffic getting into and out of the military installation.

  • Leaders reward Army faithful for typhoon reaction

    Oct 4, 2010

  • Energy Awareness Month

    Oct 4, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> October is National Energy Awareness Month. This year's theme for Army is "Empowering Defense through Energy Security."

  • Red-carpet treatment: WTB Soldiers visit Seattle Seahawks

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - For Soldiers and family members of the Warrior Transition Battalion, a trip to watch the Seattle Seahawks practice yielded memories of a lifetime. Fifty-five Soldiers assigned to the WTB were given special access to visit the team during a practice September 22. Family members and service animals were also welcomed as the Seahawks unrolled the red carpet.

  • JBLM exercise tests air-support capability

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A training exercise held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord recently might have only involved 10 Soldiers and Airmen, a tent, and a couple of vehicles but what it demonstrated might change how Air Force and Army units conduct close air support.

  • 'We Are One': USASMA international students showcase their homelands

    Oct 4, 2010

    As the smell of cuisine from countries on opposite sides of the globe wafted through the air, the drums accompanying the dance of a Taiwanese lion began to grow louder. Meanwhile, a young girl stood patiently while a flag was painted on her cheek, a friend tugging at her sleeve to fetch some souvenirs from another nation nearby. The colorful and delicious scene Thursday night at East Fort Bliss' Centennial Club was experienced by Soldiers, civilians and family members of all ages attending the USASMA International Exposition. More than 600 people sampled the food, culture, language and history of the 38 foreign countries represented in Class 61 at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy.

  • First Army Division East units work to mitigate risk during National Guard mobilization

    Oct 4, 2010

    Prior to deploying to CSJFTC, the 188th Infantry Brigade as the lead training brigade for the 116th's mobilization, led a team of sergeants major to conduct a risk mitigation mission to CSJFTC to assess the risks associated with the mobilization training the 116th CBCT would be conducting.

  • Fans welcome 'Idol' star to JBLM

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert visited JBLM to the delight of hundreds of screaming fans of all ages.

  • Drowning Pool unleashes fury on raucus JBLM crowd

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, wash. - Music, lights and the screams of fans filled the night sky over Joint Base Lewis-McChord as the Dallas rock band Drowning Pool unleashed a furious torrent of tunes Sept. 26.

  • Commentary: Army seeks end to domestic abuse

    Oct 4, 2010

    One of the great, positive changes in Army culture over the years is the ever-increasing willingness to acknowledge and talk about domestic abuse in Army families. There are resources available for families seeking assistance, places for victims to go for help, advocates and counselors to monitor the situation. It hasn't always been that way.

  • Soldiers from Japan take advantage of the wide-open spaces at the Yakima Training Center

    Oct 4, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. - The annual Japanese-led training exercise in its 17th year at Yakima Training Center, dubbed Operation Rising Thunder, officially came to a close Sept. 24. The event, lasting nearly a month, opens all of Yakima's vast expanse of ranges, trails and terrain to the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

  • Local Webelos conduct retreat ceremony at RIA

    Oct 4, 2010

    Mission accomplished! That was the feeling for a group of local Cub Scouts after successfully folding the American flag during the 5 p.m. retreat ceremony here Oct. 2. Headquarters Company Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command provided training earlier in the afternoon and assisted the Pack 664 scouts. The pack is with the Illowa Council, Kittan District, John F. Kennedy Catholic School in Davenport, Iowa.

  • Students explore the future with Adventures in Engineering

    Oct 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- On Wednesday, Sept. 29, nearly 350 high school students visited Redstone Arsenal for the 10th Annual Adventures in Engineering Day.

  • AMC commander visits Iraq, Afghanistan, inspects progress

    Oct 4, 2010

    The commanding general of Army Materiel Command and the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, visited Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Sept. 26 to get an inside perspective of the logistical situation in the field, first hand.

  • 1-14 FA Soldiers team up with 761st EOD Company

    Oct 4, 2010

    Soldiers of Ammo Platoon, Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, teamed up with Fort Sill's 761st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company for a rare but important training opportunity. The Fires Center of Excellence's Jason Kelly reports.

  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Oct 4, 2010

    USAG ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- In October, Americans observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month by paying tribute to the accomplishments of the men and women with disabilities whose work helps keep the nation's economy strong and by reaffirming their commitment to ensure equal opportunity for all citizens.

  • Fighting 69th Of New York City Defeats Fighting Irish from Boston In Annual Shooting Competition

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT DEVENS, MASS -The New York Irish beat the Boston Irish as the New York Army National Guard's 1st Battalion 69th Infantry and the Massachusetts Army National Guard's 1st Battalion 182nd Infantry squared off at the annual Logan-Duffy Rifle Match here Oct. 2. The Logan-Duffy rifle match, named for the commanding officers of the two regiments during the Spanish - American War-Brig. Gen Lawrence Logan of Massachusetts and Brig Gen. Edward Duffy of New York-- is an annual competition that was started in 1936. The winner of the match takes the Logan-Duffy trophy back to their home armory for display until the regiments compete again.

  • Acts of kindness mark employee's path through life

    Oct 4, 2010

  • Window-safety awareness campaign launches in October

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Nearly 4,000 children are injured in falls from windows each year, according to Safe Kids USA.

  • Volunteers help protect Oahu's native forest with DPW

    Oct 4, 2010

    KAHUKU, Hawaii - Volunteers needed four-wheel drive to navigate a deeply rutted dirt road at the training area, here, Monday, in celebration of the nation's largest volunteer effort, National Public Lands Day.

  • Blue Star Card spouses, families enjoy luau, entertainment at Hale Koa

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS - More than 240 Blue Star Card members, children and family members celebrated the Big "R" at the Hale Koa Hotel, Waikiki, Sept. 23.

  • Rededication ceremony lauds renovations at Soldiers Chapel

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The pealing of the bell reverberated throughout the white clapboard country-style church as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii community members and guests met to celebrate the completion of the Soldiers Chapel renovation, here, Sept. 24.

  • 8th TSC represents armed forces in Aloha Festivals Floral Parade

    Oct 4, 2010

    HONOLULU - A colorful equestrian procession of male "paniolo," Hawaiian cowboys, and female "pa'u," skirt or sarong, horseback riders; extravagant floats with cascades of Hawaiian flowers; and marching bands brightened Kalakaua Avenue from Ala Moana Park to Kapiolani Park, here, Sept. 25.

  • 'Here I come'

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Mark Patrick Killian, 2, enjoys the slide at the national "Day for Kids," here, Sept. 25.

  • CFC aims to improve your quality of life

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - In 1961, President John Kennedy, through a Presidential Executive Order, established the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Combating terrorism at home, work is an individual responsibility

    Oct 4, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - No singular definition of terrorism exists, as it differs from one agency to another within the government.

  • Let it burn

    Oct 4, 2010

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii wildland firefighters look on as 11 acres of dry brush is intentionally set ablaze in a controlled burn at the James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge on North Oahu, Sept. 13.

  • USAG-HI commander discusses civilians' role

    Oct 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, held his first employee town hall at Sgt. Smith Theater, here, Sept. 24.

  • 'Resolute' Warriors demonstrate water-borne capability in Japan

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (Sept. 13, 2010) - Soldiers from the 97th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, participated in the Pacific Reach 2010 exercise Aug. 22 through Sept. 8 in Japan. The 21 'Waterborne' Soldiers began their mission at Yokohama North Dock where they assisted with an inventory of Army Materiel Command vessels. They ensured the watercraft were well-stocked and conducted inspections of the vessels to identify maintenance issues. After tending to some minor repairs, the boats were ready to get under way, explained 2nd Lt. Scott Lechner, 97th Trans. Co. platoon leader and the mission officer in charge for Pacific Reach.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command NCO Spotlight

    Oct 4, 2010

    Sgt. 1st Class Darrick Bell, 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, entered the Army in 1991 at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Prior to reclassifying as a contingency contracting officer, Bell served as an automated logistics specialist. "As a 92A, I prided myself in being proficient in every area of my field," said the Newport News, Va., native. "After speaking to several Contingency Contracting Officers and realizing the proficiency needed to write contracts, I decided to reclassify to 51C with hopes of building a similar reputation in my new career field."

  • Value of contracting specialist goes beyond developing contracts

    Oct 4, 2010

    The value of government contracting specialists extends well beyond their expertise in developing contracts that are fair to both the government and the supplier. They are also the watchdogs for contracts in place and are entrusted with ensuring the performance of the contract is ethical and legal. Each year, government contracting specialists, Soldiers and civilians identify unlawful practices that save the government millions of dollars.

  • Long Knife PSD remains vigilant

    Oct 4, 2010

    COS MAREZ, Iraq- Soldiers assigned to the Personal Security Detail, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conduct marksmanship sustainment training at a small arms range near Mosul, Iraq, Sept 29. The PSD is responsible for providing security for the leadership of the 4th AAB while the brigade is supporting Operation New Dawn.

  • Cadet Command, Recruiting, Guard synergize on jump

    Oct 4, 2010

    A group of nine civilians donned yellow jumpsuits and strapped themselves to Soldiers to jump out of a plane 14,000-feet high.

  • 1st Air Cav Soldiers run and gun

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a simulated downed aircraft and shoot-and-run range, here, Sept. 29 - 30.

  • Spur ride upholds cavalry traditions

    Oct 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With the cry of, "Yes, Spur Holder!", 44 Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division looked for initiation into the "Order of the Spur", here, Sept. 28 - 29.

  • Installation directorates of logistics transfer from IMCOM to AMC

    Oct 4, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Army installation directorates of logistics transferred operational control from Installation Management Command to Army Materiel Command Oct. 1, with AMC's Army Sustainment Command being responsible for management and oversight of the installation logistics mission.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army touts Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Oct 4, 2010

    The Army's senior noncommissioned officer met with United States Division-South Soldiers at the Basra Resiliency Center Sept. 29.

  • Europe travel alert

    Oct 4, 2010

    The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. Current information suggests that al-Qa'ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks. European governments have taken action to guard against a terrorist attack and some have spoken publicly about the heightened threat conditions.

  • USAG Kaiserslautern assumes Sembach Kaserne

    Oct 4, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - USAG Kaiserslautern firefighters hang a sign on their newly acquired station on Sembach Kaserne Oct. 1. The sign-hanging was a cermonial passing of the station from Air Force to Army hands, as the garrison assumed control of the installation, taking a large step in the ongoing transformation in Europe. Over the next several years, many units are expected to activate on, or re-locate to, the kaserne just north of Kaiserslautern.

  • USACE aims for Army's first LEED Silver-certified building in Germany with command, battle cent

    Oct 4, 2010

    Not only will the U.S. Army Europe's future headquarters house the latest technology when it opens its doors in 2012, the Command and Battle Center will also boast the Army's first LEED Silver certification in Germany.

  • National Depression Awareness Month

    Oct 4, 2010

    <b>What is it'</b> October is National Depression Awareness Month for the Army. On Oct. 7, 2010, organizations and communities across the U.S., will observe 'National Depression Screening Day' to bring national attention to depression; and educate people about its various signs and symptoms and the availability of free anonymous behavioral health screenings. The Army theme is "Depression is Treatable-Get Screened-Seek Care."

  • 18th Engineers participate in Czech Republic NATO days

    Oct 4, 2010

    Members of the 18th Engineer Brigade's Emergency Management Assessment Team participated in NATO days in the Czech Republic Sept. 17-19, sharing their capabilities with the local people and other NATO forces here.

  • Top of Iraq run helps Soldiers track training for TF Marne 10-Miler

    Oct 4, 2010

  • Army's top NCO visits Third Army

    Oct 4, 2010

  • Mothers of fallen Soldiers travel to Iraq

    Aug 26, 2011

  • GCV must be safe, affordable, full-spectrum capable

    Oct 3, 2010

    The Army's next combat vehicle must perform through the full spectrum of Army operations, be designed to protect itself and the Soldier, and be built with a budget in mind.

  • Speech competition held on Yongsan Garrison

    Oct 3, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 12th Annual Korean and English Speech Contest was held here Sept. 30 to give American Soldiers and Korean students a chance to demonstrate their speech skills in their non-native language.

  • JSA Peace Concert held near Korean Demilitarized Zone

    Oct 3, 2010

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea - The 3rd annual Joint Security Area Peace Concert was held here near the Korean Demilitarized Zone Sept. 30.

  • Army fuelers pump over 5 million gallons of jet fuel in Iraq

    Oct 3, 2010

    Army fuelers serving in Iraq pumped their millionth gallon of jet fuel on Camp Taji, Oct. 2, bringing their unit's grand total to over 5 million gallons

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