Archive: Oct 2010

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  • Iraqi Soldiers honored in Admin Affairs School combined graduation

    Oct 3, 2010

    The Administrative Affairs School conducted a combined graduation ceremony for 140 Iraqi Army Soldiers from four separate courses Sept. 30 in Taji.

  • Iraqis gain human resource management skills in Cairo

    Oct 3, 2010

    Thirteen senior and mid-level Iraqi managers earned Human Resources Management Instructor certifications Sept. 26 in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Navy Day highlights Iraqi Navy's accomplishments

    Oct 3, 2010

    The Iraqi Navy commemorated a number of recent significant milestones of continued growth during the Iraqi Navy Day celebration at Umm Qasr Naval Base Sept. 26.

  • Wounded veteran shares stories of resilience

    Oct 2, 2010

    Dave Roever and his son Matthew began a tour of United States Division-South with a presentation at the USD-S Resiliency Campus Sept. 29, followed by a prayer breakfast and a visit to the RIVRON Navy river patrol unit Sept. 30.

  • Iraq celebrates Navy Day with launch of first 35-meter patrol boat

    Oct 2, 2010

    The Iraqi Navy celebrated its "Navy Day" with the commissioning of P-301, the first of 15 35-meter patrol boats purchased by Iraq to protects its coast.

  • Post hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

    Oct 2, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 30, 2010)-More than 300 retired military members and their spouses enjoyed "one-stop shopping" for community services during the annual Retiree Appreciation Day event on Sept. 25 at the Soldier Support Center.

  • Fort Lee takes a bus trip to WWII history

    Oct 2, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 30, 2010)-Fort Lee members got a taste of World War II history when a traveling exhibit visited here Friday

  • Longtime FMWR leader and community advocate retires after 36 years at Picatinny

    Oct 2, 2010

    From the mid-1990s to present, Leon Moreau has led a $20 million investment program that improved or created new customer-driven programs and services for the Picatinny community. The longtime FMWR director at Picatinny retired after 36 years of service at the arsenal on Oct. 1, 2010.

  • Mission ends with 4 detainees, ammo cache

    Oct 2, 2010

    During an Iraqi Army led cordon and search in the Rashaad Valley near Kirkuk, Iraq, nearly 50 IA soldiers with 2nd Battalion and 4th Battalion of the 15th Brigade, discovered a cache with more than 800 rounds of heavy machine gun ammo buried throughout a field and detained four suspects, Sept. 25.

  • A new dawn for women's education in Salah ad Din province

    Oct 2, 2010

  • Casey promises sustained Soldier, Family programs

    Oct 1, 2010

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. spent Sept. 30 with U.S. Army, Pacific troops in Hawaii where he presented two prestigious awards and reassured Soldiers and Families that the promises made in the 2007 Army Family Covenant will not suffer when Department of Defense budget cuts are made.

  • USARPAC and NOLCOM combine effort at Balikatan-11 planning conference

    Oct 1, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific, as the Executive Agent for Pacific Command's Balikatan-11, met with their Armed Forces of the Philippines counterparts Sept. 20 through 24 at the Northern Luzon Command here for the Balikatan 2011 Operational Planning Team conference.

  • Commander addresses local vets

    Oct 1, 2010

    Installation commander address local American Legion post.

  • Seattle Reserve unit takes command

    Oct 1, 2010

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command has assumed command and control of more than 40 Army Reserve units located throughout the Western half of the United States.

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

    Oct 1, 2010

    NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. - 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.

  • HHBN earns commanding general's praise

    Oct 1, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Bernard Champoux, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, thanks the Soldiers, Noncommissioned officers and officers of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (HHBN) for their outstanding performance during the division pre-deployment training at the Tropic Lightning Memorial, outside of Fernandez Hall, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Oct. 1.

  • Sisters send 30,000 letters to children of deployed

    Oct 1, 2010

    Four years ago, two sisters launched a "Thousand Thanks," and so far have sent notes to more than 30,000 kids of all ages across the country to thank them for the sacrifices they make while their parent is deployed.

  • FORSCOM general visits 116th Cavalry during mobilization

    Oct 1, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Ron S. Chastain, deputy commanding general (Reserve Component), U.S. Army Forces Command, arrived Monday for his last official visit to Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to perform a status check with the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team commander and the 188th Infantry Brigade commander on the 116th's mobilization progress.

  • First Team holds Fire Support Conference

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The importance of having a well trained fire support element and its ability to be a decisive combat element on the battlefield is invaluable, said the 1st Cavalry Division commanding general.

  • San Antonio Recruiting Battalion reaches out to business leaders, public

    Oct 1, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- Representatives from local, federal, state, civic and business communities, the educational and sports communities, with Army leaders and recruiters gathered for a banquet Sept. 23 at the Petroleum Club rededicating the two-year-old San Antonio Community Action Committee.

  • Sustainers Honored During Ceremony

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2010) - Sgt. Maj. Duane K. Nunnally, Master Sgt. Michael A. Williams and Master Sgt. Lerissa D. Wilson, officially marked the end of their Army careers during the Fort Knox Retirement Ceremony here Friday, September 24 at the Leaders Club.

  • Live-fire IED training pushes 470th MIB Soldiers to extreme

    Oct 1, 2010

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- Soldiers from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade experienced a new dimension in convoy training with real explosives simulating improvised explosive device attacks earlier this summer at Camp Bullis.

  • HHC USAG balances tradition with compassion

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- They carry out a solemn service, forming a lasting impression the Family has when a Soldier or veteran is interred at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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    Oct 1, 2010

  • Hunter Army Airfield 7th grader gets a surprise from President Obama

    Oct 1, 2010

    Tamerria Robinson, a 7th-grade student at West Chatham Middle School and daughter of a Hunter Army Airfield Soldier, had no idea that writing a letter to the President would result in her being recognized by him. In his second annual Back to School speech, President Barack Obama talked about her letter in a live online speech September 14 encouraging children to stay in school.

  • First Army conducts Commander's and Family Delegate conference

    Oct 1, 2010

    First Army conducted a Commander's and Family Delegate conference for senior leaders and their spouses.


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  • Fort Stewart Soldiers, Families celebrate Hispanic Heritage

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Soldiers and Family Members came to Club Stewart to celebrate Hispanic Heritage festivities, Sept. 22. From live Latin music performances to displays of Hispanic decorations from countries such as Mexico and Panama, the Club Stewart Ballroom was filled with Soldiers, Families and guests celebrating the event.

  • Scientists, engineers eye 2010 Robotics Rodeo

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning are bracing for an invasion of robots. The 2010 Robotics Rodeo will be staged on post Oct. 12-15 at the McKenna Urban Operations Complex.

  • The Island: Not A Vacation Destination

    Oct 1, 2010

  • Fort Bragg hosts fun walk/run event for Families

    Oct 1, 2010

    More than 200 joggers, bikers, runners and strollers lined up at Hedrick Stadium to participate in the first Fort Bragg Family Fun 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m., Saturday.

  • Belgian officer assigned to 3rd ID through Military Personnel Exchange Program

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The Military Personnel Exchange Program gives nations allied with the United States the opportunity to send a military officer to a U.S. Army unit to learn more about it.

  • Former Fort Bragg Soldier Disability Month guest speaker to share life story

    Oct 1, 2010

    Retired Sgt. 1st Class Dana Bowman, enlisted as an engineer in the Army before heeding the call to Special Forces service. That battle cry took him to the violence-torn country of Panama to engage Manuel Noriega's troops and eventually persuaded him to join the most advanced parachute team in the world - the Golden Knights. On Feb. 6, 1994, while practicing the elite diamond track maneuver with his jump partner, Sgt. Jose Aguillon, the unthinkable occurred. In the skies over Yuma, Ariz., the two Golden Knights had collided at a combined speed of 300 miles per hour, instantly killing Aguillon. In the impact, Aguillon's outstretched arm sheered off Bowman's legs. As an unconscious Bowman fell toward the earth, his parachute miraculously opened ... sparing his life.

  • 140 take on Top of the Rock

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The 2010 Top of the Rock Run, staged under bright, sunny skies and warm temperatures at the Quick Track near Newman Fitness Center, attracted more than 140 runners - some serious contenders, some making it a Family morning, and some there just to do what they love - to run, Sept. 25.

  • Fort Bragg LAO notifies Soldiers of changes to Family care plan

    Oct 1, 2010

    Many Soldiers are unaware that AR 600-20, Chapter 5-5 Family Care Plans was updated almost a year ago (as of November 2009) requiring an additional document (DA Form 7666) in certain cases in order for the plan to be complete. Chapter 5-5 a(3)(f) now requires that DA Form 7666 (Parental Consent) be completed by all parties with a legal interest in the custody of the minor child whenever the child is not left in the care of the other biological parent or another person with a legal interest in the custody of the child.

  • Physical Readiness Training standards take shape

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers around the Army are taking a fresh approach to PT, following a formal overhaul earlier this year of the service's physical fitness program. Field Manual 21-20 has been replaced by Training Circular 3-22.20, known as Physical Readiness Training, which features techniques designed to improve conditioning and help prevent injuries.

  • Director of the Army Staff visits JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Oct 1, 2010

    Director of the Army Staff, Lt. Gen. William Troy receives a command briefing on the responsibilities and capabilities the JFHQ-NCR/MDW.

  • We remember

    Oct 1, 2010

  • Fort Bragg opens new child development center

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Major Larry J. Baugess Jr. was a battle hero and a devoted Family man. He died in Pakistan, at the age 36, in May 2007.

  • U.S. Army Cyber Command Assumption of Command Announced

    Oct 1, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Rhett Hernandez has assumed command of the Army Forces Cyber Command.

  • Fort Bragg chaplains, community churches come together to 'Rock the Fort'

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Thousands of people, both military and civilian, congregated under the trees that provided little relief from the scorching sun to celebrate their spiritual beliefs during the Rock the Fort concert, Sept. 25, on the Main Post Parade Field.

  • Fort Bragg has DOD's busiest fire department, emergency services readies for influx

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - About 40,000 Soldiers, Families and civilians with the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command will relocate from Fort McPherson, Ga. to Fort Bragg in 2011.

  • New appointment kiosks at Fort Bragg streamline I.D. card process

    Oct 1, 2010

    A fast and easy appointment with the I.D. card facility is just a click away, thanks to the Army's new kiosks, which allow customers to choose the time that works best for them. Scheduled appointments typically take 18 minutes, versus the 30 minutes to two hours that walk-in customers will wait to complete a transaction.

  • TOGA Reunion

    Oct 1, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) welcomes members of The Old Guard Association to Fort Myer, Va. for the 13th Annual TOGA reunion. TOGA consists of former service members and their families who have served in The Old Guard. More than 200 TOGA members participated in the reviewing ceremony and the laying of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. The Old Guard Association has 899 active members.

  • Fort Bragg plays host to state business leaders

    Oct 1, 2010

    Business leaders from throughout the state of North Carolina traveled to the Fayetteville-Fort Bragg area Thursday as part of a program used to inform, develop and engage them in issues facing the state. The event looked to focus on a deeper understanding and appreciation for what the Fort Bragg Soldiers do for the country, including the impact that they have on America.

  • USACR/Safety Center

    Oct 1, 2010

  • Growing Up In The Engineering World

    Oct 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For an engineer who first tested his mettle on the aviation and missile systems of Redstone Arsenal in the 1980s, being assigned to the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center is like going home.

  • 3rd Sustainment Brigade amorer a 9/11 survivor

    Oct 1, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Specialist John Castillo, arms room clerk with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), survived the worst terrorist attack ever to happen on United States soil.

  • Newly Opened Visitor Center Reaches Into Past

    Oct 1, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal's past continues to reach into the future. During a Sept. 20 ribbon cutting heralding in a new era for the Arsenal's badging and vehicle decal operations, the refurbished Visitor Center at Gate 1 on Martin Road east became symbolic of the way the Arsenal's rich past in rocket science and technology continues to influence the growth of its work force and capabilities.

  • USACR/Safety Center

    Oct 1, 2010

  • Fort Bragg, Fayetteville both recognized as Best Communities for Young People

    Oct 1, 2010

    For the second time in five years, Fort Bragg has been recognized as one of the nation's 100 Best Communities for young people by America's Promise Alliance and financial services company ING. The honor, announced during a ceremony in Washington Sept. 21, recognizes the programs and activities put in place by the two communities to assist the Families of Soldiers excel academically and socially in the face of the difficulties of an Army at war.

  • Fort Drum community honors Hispanic-American contributions

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Sept. 30, 2010) -- Soldiers, civilians and Family Members honored Hispanics for enriching the fabric of America during Fort Drum's annual National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Thursday at the Commons.

  • Stewart honors parents of fallen Soldiers

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Military Families have a life-long commitment of service alongside those who wear the uniform. When the Soldiers pay the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, the commitment doesn't end. Fort Stewart Survivor Outreach Services honored the parents of the fallen Soldiers with a ceremony commemorating Gold Star Mother's Day at Fort Stewart, Sept. 26.

  • Army establishes Army Cyber Command

    Oct 1, 2010

    U.S. Army Cyber Command headquarters will be located in the National Capital Region and will realign Soldiers and Civilians into essential ARCYBER headquarters positions. The total command strength of 21,000 Soldiers and Civilians will be located around the globe.

  • Rock Island Arsenal PT highlights teamwork

    Oct 1, 2010

    Servicemembers, along with their civilian counterparts, highlighted their collective efforts by taking time to reinforce the "one team" mentality. Active duty and Reserve Army, Marine Reserves, Navy, and civilians of Rock Island Arsenal gathered in the pre-dawn darkness at the Arsenal sports complex to play a few games, Oct. 1.

  • 526th Engineers return home

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- For many of the younger Family Members waiting for their loved ones to return, it was probably past their bed time, but they were allowed to stay up late to watch the 526th Engineer Company end their deployment to Afghanistan with a welcome home ceremony at Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field, Sept. 24.

  • Training area brings motorcycle courses to Fort Polk

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- If you're a motorcycle rider, whether experienced or new to the world of riding, Fort Polk now has its own designated motorcycle training area where Soldiers can take their required training courses.

  • Emergency Management EXPO held on Ft. McNair

    Oct 1, 2010

    September 2010 marked the seventh annual National Preparedness Month and the Joint Forces Headquarter-National Capital Region/J34 and Ft. Myer emergency manager hosted an Emergency Management EXPO

  • NATO training mission generals visit 4/10

    Oct 1, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Gary Patton and Brig. Gen. Jefforey Smith, deputy commanders of the mission, met with the 4th BCT leadership Sept. 28 to inform and educate them on the current operating environment. Patton's area of expertise is the Afghan National Army and Smith covers the Afghan National Police. They train, grow, develop and sustain the Afghan army and police.

  • Groups equip Soldiers for outdoor excursions

    Oct 1, 2010

    One non-profit outdoor adventure organization and an outerwear apparel company are partnering to bring outdoor adventures to Fort Campbell Soldiers.

  • Army Wife Network offers R&R to Fort Campbell Spouses

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Tara Crooks and Star Henderson, popular hosts of Army Wife Talk Radio, are bringing their Spouse's Field Exercise to the Family Resource Center Oct. 15 from 5 until 9 p.m. and Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Golden Knights hold tandem camp for Army advocates

    Oct 1, 2010

    The Army Golden Knights, along with U.S. Army Cadet Command and U.S. Army Recruiting Command held a tandem camp for Army advocates Sept. 28 at the Golden Knights hangar at the Laurinburg-Maxton, N.C. airport.

  • Ten commandments of shooting safety

    Oct 1, 2010

    Hunters should observe listed guidelines for shooting safety.

  • New barracks ready for 3rd CAB return to Hunter

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b>- After the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade homecoming ceremony, Sept. 29, single Soldiers moved their duffle bags to two new 27,800-square-foot barracks located side-by-side on Horace Wilson Boulevard.

  • Fort Campbell observes Fire Prevention Week

    Oct 1, 2010

    When fire occurs, the loss is to the community as well as to the individuals directly involved. Fort Campbell has been fortunate in keeping the fire loss at a low cost, and no deaths have occurred.This is due to the year-round Fire Prevention Program at Fort Campbell.

  • Families face new CDC fees

    Oct 1, 2010

    In accordance with a new Army-wide plan to standardize child care costs world-wide, Fort Campbell will implement a reorganized system designed to make fees based on total Family income.

  • Tui Chub Makes Splash at Hawthorne Army Depot

    Oct 1, 2010

    Environmental impact on Walker Lake's Lahontan tui chub fish and the newly established tui chub refuge at Rose Creek Reservoir at Hawthorne Army Depot.

  • Contain to sustain: Energy security program moving forward

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Techs might call it a super-computer. Engineers might call it a super-network. Either way, it's impressive and is taking command of the energy here on Fort Campbell, one kilowatt at a time

  • Belton students experience life as Greywolf Soldier

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted fifth grade students from Miller Heights Elementary School and Sparta Elementary School of the Belton Independent School District Sept. 24 at their battalion tactical operations center at one of Fort Hood's training areas.

  • Deadline for retroactive Stop Loss special pay extended

    Oct 1, 2010

    The deadline for eligible service members, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP) has been extended to Dec. 3, 2010, allowing personnel more time to apply for the benefits they've earned.

  • RIA-JMTC Soldiers participate in ASC team building activities

    Oct 1, 2010

    The Soldiers from the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center participated in the Army Sustainment Command's team building activities today. Events included soccer, kickball and combat tag frisbee.

  • New technology at Fort Hood supports the fight against breast cancer

    Oct 1, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Radiology Department at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center unveiled the Hologic Selenia 2D Digital mammography unit in September that can help save lives.

  • Cook-off heats up morale among Soldiers in Iraq

    Oct 1, 2010

    SPEICHER, Iraq - Grills sizzled and mouths watered Sept. 19 as U.S. Soldiers serving in Iraq prepared for their first ever cook-off. The competition pit personnel from several sections of an aviation company against each other in a barbecuing challenge.

  • Widow of the youngest Infantryman on Omaha Beach lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns

    Oct 1, 2010

    The widow of the youngest infantryman on Omaha Beach during World War Two laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns along with representatives of the Fredricksburg Virginia Chamber of Commerce and Maj. Gen. Karl Horst.

  • Deadline for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay extended

    Oct 1, 2010

    The deadline for eligible servicemembers, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay has been extended to Dec. 3, allowing personnel more time to apply for the benefits they've earned.

  • NCO class finds closure 40 years late

    Oct 1, 2010

    In April 1970, Class 10-70, under the command of Sgt James O'Hallorans, began with 42 candidates. In October 1970, the remaining 28 NCOs from the graduating class were given orders and deployed to Viet Nam. In 2010, remaining members of the class reunited at Fort Leonard Wood for the first time.

  • Former Director of Selective Service visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Oct 1, 2010

    Former Director of Selective Service William Chatfield visited Fort Leonard Wood, Sept. 7. He met with the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Chief of Staff, Col. Wade Dennis, in regard to the Disability Program and our Wounded Warriors. He also received briefings from the senior staff at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, the Commander of our Warrior Transition Unit, and the EEO disability program staff.

  • Army chaplain oversees services in Iraq

    Oct 1, 2010

    While Operation New Dawn marked the end of combat operations in Iraq, there are still deployed Soldiers that face the challenge of handling deployment stress.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

    Oct 1, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) is a holistic program designed to give all members of the Army community* the knowledge, thinking skills, and behaviors that will optimize the ability and likelihood to "thrive," as well as their ability to successfully cope with life's challenges and adversity. The program does so by training specific skill sets along the five dimensions of health and fitness (Physical, Social, Emotional, Spiritual, and Family). Integrating CSF into Army training can result in greater "resilience", which is the sum of each individual's assets and resources in these dimensions. Resilience training -- which teaches coping strategies among other skills -- and self-development, are just some of the elements incorporated into the CSF program. Additionally, Soldiers, Family family members and Army Civilians civilians will be linked with programs to help them be successful throughout their career.

  • Deployment, housing, construction dominate Baumholder mayors' meeting

    Oct 1, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - The arrival of new Soldiers, the deployment of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, off-post housing for Soldiers and on-post construction were topics of discussion during a meeting between local mayors, 170th IBCT and U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder officials Sept. 9 at the Rheinlander Community Club.

  • Rain or shine: Wiesbaden Postal Service Center officials detail mail handling procedures

    Oct 1, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Front-door customers at Wiesbaden's Postal Service Center expect their mail to arrive on time and in good condition. When it doesn't, they may blame local postal workers, unaware that packages and letters arriving at the Consolidated Mail Room and leaving from the Army Post Office are handled a multitude of times before reaching their final destinations.

  • CARE Fair readies Baumholder community for deployment

    Oct 1, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - More than 1,000 Soldiers and family members made their way from booth to booth at the annual CARE Fair Sept. 11 and gathered information needed to prepare for the upcoming deployment of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

  • Europe installations contain unique layers of history

    Oct 1, 2010

    BAMBERG, Germany - A bottle sits on a desk in the main office of U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg's Environment Division. Although unremarkable looking, the filmy green glass, faded over time but totally intact, bears the insignia of the 5th Royal Bavarian Infantry Regiment of the German Imperial Army.

  • Yongsan holds Day for Kids

    Oct 1, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - With great participation from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Community members, Child, Youth and School Services hosted the Boys and Girls Clubs of America's Day for Kids, which also was Worldwide Day of Play, Sept. 25 at the Child Development Center parking lot.

  • Maryanopolis, Marquette slam way to Warrior Country, 8th Army tennis titles

    Oct 1, 2010

    CAMP HOVEY, South Korea - Daniel Maryanopolis, Company A, 302nd Brigade Support Battalion, returns a volley during the 2010 Warrior Country Tennis Championship Sept. 12 at Camp Hovey. Maryanopolis defeated Luis Dejesusdelgado, Battery E, 6th Battalion, 65th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 6-4 and 6-4 to win the men's senior (32 years and over) title. David Marquette, 629th Medical Company (Area Support), beat Lee Woo-yong, Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 6-0 and 6-0 to claim the men's junior division title. Maryanopolis and Marquette also won 8th Army tennis titles Sept. 18 in Daegu.

  • Warrior Country teams shatter records

    Oct 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Husband and wife triathletes led their teams to two gold medals and in the process smashed the men's and women's division records during the 8th Army Team Triathlon Championship Sept. 11 at Hanson Field House here.

  • Coordinators aim to boost area campaign fundraising efforts

    Oct 1, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers coordinating fundraising events for the Combined Federal Campaign in Warrior Country want to follow in the footsteps of American celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse and "kick it up a notch" this year.

  • Casey team wins 8th Army, IMCOM-Korea Connelly Award

    Oct 1, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Food service specialists from Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, U.S. Army Garrison Casey have brought home the 43rd Annual 8th Army and Installation Management Command Korea Philip A. Connelly Award in the large garrison dining facility category for the second time in three years.

  • 3rd ID Soldier posthumously awarded Silver Star after 57 years

    Oct 14, 2011

    FREEDOM PLAINS, N.Y. - Brigadier General Jeffrey Phillips, 3rd Infantry Division deputy commanding general-rear, presented Pfc. Charlie Johnson, posthumously, with the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest medal for valor in combat. The Silver Star is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. Private First Class Johnson, a Browning automatic rifleman with the 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd ID, was killed in action June 12, 1953, after an eight-day battle at Outpost Harry, in the Choran Valley during the Korean War. During the battle, Pfc. Johnson placed himself between his comrades and the enemy, creating the conditions for their successful rescue.

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