Archive: Oct 2010

Showing 400-500 of 1389 items
 
  • Three officers join International Hall of Fame

    Oct 22, 2010

    Three new inductees into the Fort Leavenworth International Hall of Fame were honored Oct. 15 at the Command and General Staff College. Gen. Eui Don Hwang, chief of staff, Republic of Korea Army; Maj. Gen. Richard Rhys Jones, chief of Army, New Zealand; and Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, chief of Defence Forces, Uganda People's Defence Forces, Republic of Uganda, join an elite group of only three percent of international graduates who have attended CGSC and gone on to become general officers or heads of state in their home countries.

  • Couples Luau - Fort Rucker Paradise Fun Night provides Family fun, awareness

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Married couples, both Soldier and civilian, got a taste of Hawaii Oct. 16 during the fifth annual Couples Aloha Paradise Fun Night at Lake Tholocco.

  • Fort Riley defeats McConnell AFB in second annual flag football game

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Fort Riley's Army flag football team protected its house with a 13-6 victory over McConnell Air Force Base in the second annual Army vs. Air Force Flag Football Game Oct. 16 at Sacco Softball Complex. There was a little trash talking before the game about McConnell taking the trophy back to Wichita, Kan.

  • BOSS survey requests Soldiers' input

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers Armywide have a chance to make their voices heard and improve quality of life programs by participating in the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers online survey.

  • Picatinny Arsenal saves energy and water holistically

    Oct 22, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Picatinny Arsenal Team was the only Army recipient of a FEMP award for Fiscal Year '09. In addition, Picatinny Arsenal also won the 32nd Annual 2010 Secretary of Army Energy and Water Management Award, presented at the Army Energy Workshop in Dallas, Texas, in August.

  • Fort Rucker AKO class helps Soldiers, civilians

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Knowledge Management Office is giving Soldiers and Department of Army civilians a chance to learn more about Army Knowledge Online through classroom learning.

  • ItAca,!a,,cs training time for FORSCOM FRG leaders

    Oct 22, 2010

    CRYSTAL CITY, Va. (Oct. 21, 10)-About 470 Family Readiness Group (FRG) leaders from various U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) units across the nation assembled Thursday, at the Crystal City Hyatt here for the 2010 FORSCOM Family Readiness Group Training Symposium. The symposium is designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities for FORSCOM FRG leaders while serving as a pipeline for information concerning the introduction of new-and updates for existing-programs and services established to support Soldiers and their Family members.

  • Domestic violence is everyone's business

    Oct 22, 2010

    Victims of domestic violence need information about how to stay safe, how to keep their children free from violence and available options and resources. Each of us has a role to play in our community to provide support and assistance to victims. She (or he) may need our help to restore a life free from fear in the one place where everyone should feel safe and secure - at home. "If we are to solve this national tragedy, we must start by choosing to see the abuse and get involved," said Stacey Hale, command training and outreach coordinator for the Fort Bragg Family Advocacy Program.

  • In Soldier's absence, son continues golfing activities with local support

    Oct 22, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - When Maj. Brian Spurlock, of Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems, deployed in May on a six month tasker to represent PEO Ammunition in Afghanistan, Picatinny's, FMWR staff ensured that his son would be able to continue playing golf while he way away.

  • 249th Quartermaster Soldiers return to renovated barracks

    Oct 22, 2010

    Soldiers from the 249th Quartermaster Company were surprised when they came home to freshly renovated barracks on Sept. 22. The company returned from a year-long deployment to see their old, shabby barracks had new floors, fresh paint and new furniture.

  • FRPD, Kansas Highway Patrol train together

    Oct 22, 2010

    SALINA, Kan. - Left and right turns, backing and parking are just some of the exercises that more than 60 Fort Riley civilian and military police officers went through during a training event at the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Academy Oct. 4 to 14 in Salina. This is the first time Kansas Highway Patrol has provided this training to Fort Riley police officers as their annual in-service.

  • MPs at Fort Bragg reinforce security, safety

    Oct 22, 2010

    Military police from the 16th Military Police Brigade, the 82nd Airborne Division Provost Marshal's Office and civilian police of the Fort Bragg Department of Emergency Services, conducted Operation Enforce Standards Oct. 7, on the roads and in the housing communities of Fort Bragg. The operation increased the presence of law enforcement to keep Fort Bragg a safe place to live, work and commute.

  • EFMP Pumpkin Patch provides Family entertainment

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Children of all ages searched through a patch of small, round pumpkins that dotted the field behind the Army Community Service building Oct. 16 to pick out the perfect pumpkin to take home and carve. The Exceptional Family Member Program's pumpkin patch event gave away more than 160 pumpkins and included a Family day of arts and crafts and hayrack rides.

  • Coaching heroes

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The idea of watching active-duty Soldiers play in Doughboy Stadium had been in John Hargrove's mind for quite some time. The Doughboy Classic, a football game between the Columbus State University Club football team and a team comprised of 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers, is a dream come true for him.

  • Two legs better than one

    Oct 22, 2010

    Heven Ford, Fort McPherson Mission and Installation Contracting Command director, decided to upgrade from "a chicken in every pot" to two turkey legs during the U.S. Army Garrison organization day. The event, held Oct. 15 at Jacobs Park on Fort McPherson, allowed the garrison community to get together one last time before the base closes next year. Participants partook in a bounty of food - ranging from hot dogs, hamburgers, turkey legs, grilled corn and more - as well as fellowship, music, games and dancing.

  • Soldiers get realistic training at Battle Command Training Center

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The art of war is getting a high-tech spin at Fort Sam Houston's Battle Command Training Center as Army Medical Department Soldiers use state-of-the-art interactive computer programs to fight and train on virtual battlefields.

  • Howitzer Arrives At Officers And Civilians Club

    Oct 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An imposing piece of heavy artillery has joined the Officers and Civilians Club.

  • 3rd ID supports local Seafood Fest

    Oct 22, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Staff Sergeant Arthur Stuart, the Division Special Troops Battalion Rear Detachment noncommissioned officer in charge of supply, didn't know what to expect when he became a judge at the 12th Annual Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill, Ga., Oct. 15-17.

  • Promoting Excellence

    Oct 22, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth D. Volker, an aviation safety officer assigned to U.S.Army Reserve Command headquarters, was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer Five, Oct. 21, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Volker is a member of the USARC Advance Echelon (ADVON) for the command's relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

  • Electric vehicles save Fort Riley money

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Saving the installation more than $5,700 per year, the First Sergeants Barracks Program utilizes six electric vehicles to move in and around the brigade areas in support of barrack's assignments, terminations and maintenance calls.

  • Standoff in Berlin, October 1961

    Oct 22, 2010

  • Coastal Georgia community thanks military at football game

    Oct 22, 2010

    Soldiers of 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, took to the field at Richmond Hill High School, Oct. 15. They were dressed for the pigskin game between the Wildcats and Glynn Academy Red Terrors, but were part of Richmond Hill High School's Military Appreciation Night.

  • Shining The Light So Others Can See

    Oct 22, 2010

    She is praised for her initiative and performance and serves as an inspiration to her colleagues. And while Sherry Kidd cannot physically see the joy on her friends' and family's faces, she is the first to say she feels it in her heart. Her work ethic, along with the example she sets for employees with disabilities, is why Kidd, a member of the Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence headquarters and headquarters company, has been recognized as the 2010 Training and Doctrine Command Outstanding Employee with a Disability.

  • German Rocket Site Unearths Memories

    Oct 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In the lush, green forest of eastern Germany on the Baltic Sea, Heidi Weber Collier discovered a little of her family's past.

  • Benelux community motorcyclists ride for safety

    Oct 22, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - Motorcyclists from the international military community here mounted up their choppers, cruisers, sport bikes and touring models in group formation Thursday on Chievres Air Base for the cause of safe riding.

  • 3rd ID troops return to Fort Stewart

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - Family Members defied the cold and the early morning hours to welcome home Soldiers with 3rd Infantry Division's Special Troops Battalion and 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Oct. 16.

  • New Garrison Leader Takes Helm Of 'Great Place'

    Oct 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Col. John Hamilton had an introduction of his own when he was formally announced Friday as the new commander of the Garrison.

  • Couples receive relationship, expert advice during iTALK

    Oct 22, 2010

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. - Married couples sat down for an evening of relationship advice from the experts during the iTalk live talk show Oct.16 at the C.L. Hoover Opera House in Junction City. Carolyn Tolliver-Lee, Family Advocacy Program specialist and hostess for the evening, said she wanted the couples to be engaged.

  • Dental staff announces new oral health care program

    Oct 22, 2010

    More than 184,000 Soldiers have been identified as needing at least one dental filling. Soldiers stationed at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem who have dental cavities can now receive treatment designed to meet their specific needs from the Lawrence Joel Army Dental Clinic. This High Caries Risk Program (HCRP) targets Soldiers who have high levels of tooth decay and is a unique program that aims to improve overall oral health.

  • 'I Want To Share What Happened'

    Oct 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Being a spokesman for the recovery issues associated with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is not an assignment Staff Sgt. Jonathan Ryall would have volunteered for.

  • IMCOM selects two Fort Riley employees for mentor program

    Oct 22, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - "One of the greatest problems we have here is no one ever goes anywhere else and so their frame of reference is Fort Riley, Kansas," said Tim Livsey, director of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security.

  • Tobacco deadly in all its forms

    Oct 22, 2010

    Is chewing tobacco as bad as cigarettes' Yes. Both cigarettes and chewing tobacco are toxic to your body. You may hear more about the harm cigarettes do to the body, but chewing tobacco can also hurt your health. Chewing tobacco can cause sores and white patches in your mouth, as well as diseases and cancers of the mouth, gums and throat. Chewing can give you bad breath, discolor your teeth and cause tooth loss. One chew contains 15 times the nicotine of a cigarette, meaning the risk of addiction is much higher.

  • Combat ends, training continues

    Oct 22, 2010

    The Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division is an aviation brigade from Fort Riley, Kan. The unit deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq, this March in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and is now the only aviation brigade flying under the banner of Operation New Dawn. While the new operation has officially ended the combat mission in Iraq, the brigade's troops are still honing their war-fighting skills. Here is a look at one Soldier's visit to a night-fire range on Camp Taji, Oct. 21.

  • Man on the street, Oct.22

    Oct 22, 2010

    With more than 250,000 homeless veterans living on the streets, the Sentinel staff asked members of the community: "What should be done to help these former servicemembers'

  • A familiar face at the finish line of the 2010 Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 22, 2010

    The Army Ten Miler is the ArmyAca,!a,,cs premier running event and also one of AmericaAca,!a,,cs largest 10-mile road races.

  • Soldier sees 35 years of Army change

    Oct 22, 2010

    It was 1975. Shortly after the smoke cleared, the Vietnam War had ended. A Soldier stood tall, raised his right hand to defend his country, not knowing what exact future would be written. Thirty-five years later, Master Sgt. Stephen Chenault, a native of Chillicothe, Ohio, still serves.

  • Program links reservists, guardsmen, families to jobs

    Oct 22, 2010

    A program that links reserve and National Guard members, their families and veterans with civilian employers has reached a milestone, with more than 1,000 employers now signed on to hire qualified job-seekers. The Employer Partnership of the Armed Forces, originally an Army Reserve initiative that has expanded militarywide, is growing by leaps and bounds as it helps both the military and civilian employers tap into the same talent pool, reported Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, who founded the program.

  • Teens get blank slate with graffiti wall

    Oct 22, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - A large white brick wall greeted visitors who braved the autumn chill to venture out to the Lion's Den Teen Center on Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg.

  • Saber Strike 2011 kicks off in Latvia

    Oct 22, 2010

    The flags of four nations bonded by the war in Afghanistan waved side by side during the opening ceremony of Saber Strike 11, at Adazi Training Area Oct. 18.

  • SecDef changes discharge authority for 'Don't Ask' law

    Oct 22, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has directed that any discharges under the law be made by the service secretaries in consultation with the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness and the defense general counsel.

  • Former commander returns to High Point, where he served in 1955

    Oct 22, 2010

    HUMPHREYS GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 36th Signal Battalion, 1st Signal Brigade, which is spread throughout the Korean peninsula, received a special history lesson Oct. 14, while "making the day" of someone who had last been stationed in Korea in 1955.

  • Mothers remember fallen at post candlelight vigil

    Aug 26, 2011

    The flicker of 184 luminaries reflected off the 101st Airborne Division monument Tuesday night in remembrance of those killed in combat.

  • Fort Rucker honors retirees during appreciation day

    Oct 14, 2011

    Fort Rucker honors local retirees Oct. 29 with a variety of special events taking place across the installation.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Places

    Sep 9, 2011

    This week, I'd like to continue sharing a way of thinking and working that you may find valuable here at Aberdeen Proving Ground. I call them the 5 P's: People, places, purse, processes and products. The 5 P's are my way of accomplishing the mission while always maintaining focus.

  • Senior Army leader visits APG

    Sep 9, 2011

    The Army's science and technology hub being built at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., was the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment Katherine Hammack's first stop on a two-day installation tour beginning on Oct. 21.

  • Medal of Honor recipient enshrined in Hall of Heroes

    Oct 21, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 7, 2010) - A day after Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller's Family accepted the posthumously-awarded Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, the noncommissioned officer was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, before a standing-room-only audience.

  • CFC kicks off CFC campaign

    Oct 21, 2010

  • Carson kicks off CFC campaign

    Oct 21, 2010

  • Program focuses on caregivers

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Because the Warrior Transition Battalions are vastly different from other units in the Army, traditional methods of supporting spouses and Families must also be different.

  • Carson surges survivor support

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo., - A ribbon-cutting ceremony revealed a renovated Fallen Heroes Family Center at Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 14, in support of the installation's recently established Survivor Outreach Services.

  • 'Wings of Lightning' Welcome New Commander

    Oct 21, 2010

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade bids farwell to long-time commander Col. Mike Lundy and welcome their new commander Col. Frank Tate during a change of command ceremony held on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Oct. 21.

  • Apache helicopter wins DOD performance-based logistics award

    Oct 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache attack helicopter program has been named recipient of a Department of Defense-level award for performance-based logistics.

  • Disability Awareness: New technology helping deaf employees

    Oct 21, 2010

    Across the Army, about 280 civilian employees are deaf while another 2,100 are hard of hearing, and the Army is providing new technology to ensure they can do their jobs.

  • Soldiers Take on the EFMB Challenge

    Oct 21, 2010

    Army medics serving throughout the Pacific tested on proper treatment of injuries and different types of casualty evacuations in combat situations to earn the U.S. Army Expert Field Medical Badge during a field challenge at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Soldiers take gold in CISM World Boxing

    Oct 21, 2010

    Two Soldiers led the United States to one of its best performances in Conseil International du Sport Militaire history at the 2010 World Military Boxing Championships.

  • Army explores software transformation initiatives

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. Aca,!" The Army is implementing lessons learned from the Apps for the Army challenge, to support strategic initiatives for Army Software Transformation.

  • Day four of the 2010 Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 21, 2010

    The 24 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers gathered here for the 2010 Department of the Army Soldier and NCO of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition knew day four would be a stress test. Their day started at 5 a.m. as they underwent the rigors of several Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills that forced them to think on their feet under trying, realistic conditions.

  • 463rd uncases colors

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - After a 40-year inactivation period, the 463rd Veterinarian Detachment uncased its colors Friday at Freedom Hall.

  • Rangers remembered

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The names of 230 fallen Rangers were added to the National Ranger Memorial in a ceremony Friday attended by family members, widows and dignitaries including GEN(R) Barry McCaffrey, adjunct faculty member at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and an analyst for NBC News, MG Michael Ferriter, Fort Benning and Maneuver Center of Excellence commanding general, and MG(R) Ken Leuer, a former Fort Benning commander.

  • Teen Towners reunite in Aberdeen

    Oct 21, 2010

  • Glory Guns, ISF, Red Crescent give supplies to Iraqis

    Oct 21, 2010

    BAGHDAD- On a hot day in eastern Baghdad, Soldiers of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery regiment are lining rooftops and surrounding a small courtyard in a displacement camp. However, unlike the past where they may have been pointing weapons inward, they are standing with their backs to the courtyard, looking out at the Baghdad cityscape.

  • 416th Trans Co says 'goodbye'

    Oct 21, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-It was a beautiful morning at Fort Pulaski, as Family and friends of the 416th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, came together for a deployment ceremony, Oct. 13. The 416th Trans Co. deployed to Kuwait, Oct. 20, where they will spend the next year providing security for convoys and keeping them safe, running gun trucks, and recovering and transporting equipment back to the U.S.

  • Could first residents of Old Post Quadrangle still live there'

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Traditions run deep at the Fires Center of Excellence.

  • First Army welcomes command sergeant major

    Oct 21, 2010

    A 30-year veteran with four combat tours of Iraq has joined First Army as its senior enlisted Soldier. Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse L. Andrews Jr. comes to First Army from the 3rd Infantry Division, where he served as division command sergeant major. First Army Soldiers and Civilian employees welcomed Andrews in a ceremony in front of First Army headquarters on Fort Gillem Oct. 14.

  • Free OTC medicine program saves money, time

    Oct 21, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-A viable benefit for servicemembers and their Family Members has gone unnoticed or forgotten by many. The Over-The-Counter Self Care Program offered at Winn Army Community Hospital and Tuttle Army Health Clinic is designed for active or retired servicemembers and their beneficiaries to receive free over-the-counter medications without a prescription or having to see a health care provider.

  • Hispanic author visits post

    Oct 21, 2010

    Gail Bardis (left), library technician, Fort McPherson Post Library, greets Hispanic-American author Rebecca Miller Pringle Oct. 13 at the Fort McPherson Mini Mall. Miller, a former Soldier, was selling and signing copies of her first novel, "She's Not My Mother-In-Law: She's My Husband's Mother,"as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Reintegration - Finances: Avoid splurging, discuss spending

    Oct 21, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-When a Soldier returns from deployment, he or does not always have extra money that was saved during the deployment. Not all Soldiers and their Families discussed what they would do with the added income during the deployment. Many things happen during a deployment, unexpected costs as well as excessive spending can deplete deployment savings account.

  • Harford Community College opens training facility on APG

    Oct 21, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Harford Community College Education & Training Center official opened during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Government and Technology Enterprise (GATE) office park Sept. 28.

  • "Red Dragons" frighten and delight

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, helps during "Trunk or Treat" on Fort Hood, Texas, Oct. 19.

  • Don't let our warriors fade away

    Oct 21, 2010

    On Sunday, the television news program "60 Minutes" aired a piece on Operation Stand Down, an organization dedicated to helping the more than 250,000 homeless veterans who walk the streets. While this organization - in addition to other veterans groups - does what it can to help homeless veterans get back on their feet, the sad truth is that they are overwhelmed. They simply do not have enough resources and manpower to put toward eradicating this national tragedy.

  • Fort Bliss Praise concert aims to encourage wounded warriors

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Music in its various forms has been used as therapy for many years - used to heal the soul, to speak to the mind, to help one pull through a circumstance, be it an awful breakup, the loss of a loved one, or in Oct. 15's instance, a wounded Soldier.

  • Old Guard re-enlistment at National Archives

    Oct 21, 2010

    The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Commander, Col. David P. Anders, reenlists 32 Old Guard Soldiers inside the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, permanent home of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, and Bill of Rights, at the National Archives Building in Washington D.C. on Oct. 21.

  • Dickinson County, Fort Riley reaffirm commitment with covenant

    Oct 21, 2010

    ABILENE , Kan. - On a beautiful day in Abilene, during its annual Chisholm Trail Days celebration, the Soldiers of the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, and the citizens of Dickinson County reaffirmed their commitment to each other by renewing their partnership under the Army Community Covenant.

  • Army releases overseas holiday mailing guidelines

    Oct 21, 2010

    Packages to troops and civilians stationed outside the continental United States need to be mailed soon to make it there by the holidays, according to Peter Graeve, a plans and policy management analyst at the Military Postal Service Agency in Alexandria, Va.

  • ASC goes 'live' with Logistics Modernization Program

    Oct 21, 2010

    Months in the planning, LMP goes "live" at Army Sustainment Command

  • Community Awareness Day teaches fire prevention lessons

    Oct 21, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 500 people took in fire prevention lessons, organization displays and entertainment during the 2010 Community Awareness Day activities at the Directorate of Emergency Services building Oct. 9.

  • Domestic violence awareness a matter of 3 Rs

    Oct 21, 2010

    Domestic violence - it's an ugly, painful issue that, unfortunately, has touched most of us. According to most statistics, one in four women will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetime. In addition, countless men and women have witnessed domestic violence, either in our own Families while growing up or among friends, neighbors or co-workers.

  • Fort Sill history brought back to life

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Imagine a time when there were no supercenters, no drive-throughs and no electronics.

  • Bliss opened gates to new contractors during 'Industry Day'

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Mission Installation Contracting Command-Fort Bliss, along with the U.S. Army Office of Small Business Programs and the El Paso Small Business Consortium, hosted Industry Day at the Centennial Banquet and Conference Center at East Fort Bliss Thursday.

  • Brigade Support Battalion NCOs get back to basics

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With brigade and battalion field training exercises only months away, 100th Brigade Support Battalion noncommissioned officers went back the basics Oct. 12 and 13 near Brig. Gen. Horace Sanders Forward Operating Base here.

  • Stryker mobile gun system lights up the sky

    Oct 21, 2010

    With its combination of precision fire, various tactical ammunitions and mobile agility it can be deployed against heavy and light armored vehicles, bunkers, fortified positions and dismounted troops either stationary or moving.

  • Youth reel in life lessons, fun at final Fort McPherson fishing rodeo

    Oct 21, 2010

    The fish may not have been biting, but 75 children from the City of East Point and Fort McPherson took the bait and came to try their hands at the 11th Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo Saturday. The rodeo, a partnership event arranged by U.S. Army Garrison and the East Point Recreation Department, is a Family-oriented event that allowed children up to age 13 the opportunity to fish competitively for prizes at the lake near Fort McPherson's main post entrance.

  • Fort Wainwright Soldiers trains for 2010 Crystal Cup Fitness Expo

    Oct 21, 2010

    "My ultimate goal is to compete in figure and fitness competitions every year," she said. Beers hopes to place well, advance and then compete in events outside of Alaska.

  • Enhanced Neighborhood Watch coming to Wainwright

    Oct 21, 2010

    The people who reside on Fort Wainwright are the eyes and ears and what make it a safe place to live, according to Maurice Fischer, Director director of Emergency Services.

  • Operation Military Kids offers deployment resources for children, parents

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Thanks to a collaboration between the Army and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 4-H youth development programs, Operation: Military Kids is available to support children and youth in Alaska and around the country as they cope with deployments.

  • MPs take to 'field' in confinement facility

    Oct 21, 2010

    For the Soldiers of Company C, 701st Military Police Battalion, their final FTX is not conducted in the woods, but rather within the confines of prison walls. The 31E military occupational skill, intern resettlement specialist, is responsible for running the Army's confinement facilities.

  • WCAP Soldiers lead U.S. at CISM Military World Boxing Championships

    Oct 21, 2010

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Two U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxers led the United States to one of its best performances in Conseil International du Sport Militaire history at the 2010 World Military Boxing Championships

  • Fort Bliss Hispanic American Heritage observance brings people together

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Every year, Hispanic Heri-tage Month begins Sept. 15 and ends Oct. 15. Fort Bliss held its quarterly cultural observance Oct. 7 at Soldier Hall in honor of Hispanic heritage and the effect it has had on the American society.

  • 472nd MP spouse reels in prize-winning halibut, wins Homer derby

    Oct 21, 2010

    To win Homer's Jackpot Halibut Derby, Jamie Olvera caught and hauled in a 277.6-pound halibut, making her only the third woman to ever win and at 25, the youngest winner in the competition's 25-year history.

  • U.S. Army launches Army Learning Concept 2015

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The U.S. Army is preparing to meet the challenge of training the 21st Century Soldier with its recent implementation of the U.S. Army Learning Concept for 2015. Leanne Rutherford, director of the Learning Technology Office for the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, stated Gen. Martin Dempsey, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, is mandating all TRADOC centers and schools move forward with the implementation of ALC 2015.

  • Giving to charity during 2010 CFC season can mean helping Presidio community

    Oct 21, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!A? The annual charity season began at the Presidio with a Combined Federal Campaign kick-off ceremony for key-leaders at the Tin Barn Oct. 19.

  • El Pasoans honor military with bronzed tribute at airport

    Oct 21, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas - Fort Bliss Soldiers commonly feel supported by the El Paso community, and now there's a new way it can be seen.Bliss troops joined civic leaders and the greater El Paso business community for the dedication of a military tribute monument at the El Paso International Airport, Oct. 18.

  • Army Business Transformation

    Oct 21, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Under Secretary of the Army, and its first chief management officer, Dr. Joseph Westphal, has detailed the current Army Business Transformation agenda in the 2011 Business Transformation plan thus fulfilling requirements mandated in section 908 of the 2009 National Defense Authorization Act. The plan describes business transformation vision, goals, objectives, priority initiatives, and management reform efforts. The vision of Army business transformation is: <i> A Generating Force that better supports the agile and versatile Operating Force to produce Readiness at Best Value.</i> The business transformation vision is framed around four critical management priorities: 1) Develop and implement an Integrated Management System; 2) Transform business operations; 3) Align, integrate and innovate enterprise-wide processes; and 4) Adjust culture.

  • SMA Gates: It's all about the training

    Oct 21, 2010

    "The first time I saw him walk down the hallway at the Pentagon," quipped an old colleague in a slow, southern drawl, "I thought ... 'He looks like one mean [S.O.B.]!'" And if you have the pleasure of talking with the former sergeant major of the Army, you'll realize he still has that edge. But underneath the tough exterior is a kindred Soldier whose loyalty remains dedicated to training the troops.

  • Sappers go through suicide prevention training

    Oct 21, 2010

    Soldiers of the 515th Sapper Company, 5th Engineer Battalion underwent a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Oct. 13-14, at the Installation Chaplain's Office, as they continue to prepare to deploy to Afghanistan with the coming of the new year.

  • Learning, Execution and Evaluations Division: Leading the current fight for INCOPD

    Oct 21, 2010

    As the Institute for NCO Professional Development approaches its one year anniversary, it has managed to implement several initiatives to help improve educational opportunities for the NCO Corps. While the other divisions within the institute - the Learning Innovations and Initiatives Division and the Learning Integration Division - are devoted to managing future battles, the Learning, Execution and Evaluation Division focuses on the immediate fight.

  • Drill sergeant spouses get taste of husbands' job

    Oct 21, 2010

    Twenty "G.I. Janes" donned ACU gear and boarded a cattle car for what would be the Fall 2010 Drill Sergeant and Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant Spouses' Seminar.

  • Visualization Lab Rewinds to the Future

    Oct 21, 2010

    Visualization Laboratory has 12 employees that make products that are used in visualizations in briefings, demonstrations and supplements to training kits used in the field by the Soldiers. They impact a large number of people with the work they do.

  • Army sees potential in adaptive battlefield network

    Oct 21, 2010

    Maneuvering through thick woods, in rugged terrain or in urban confines, soldiers risk losing radio connectivity and the ability to communicate.

  • Fort Drum delegates discuss issues during AFAP conference

    Oct 21, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community came together last week with ideas for a better future.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)