Archive: Oct 2010

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  • Corps' Black Butte Lake hosts championship tournament at new disc golf course

    Oct 19, 2010

    The Sacramento District's Black Butte Lake hosted the Professional Disc Golf Association's Norcal Series Championships Oct. 15-17, at the park's new disc golf course.

  • Special Ops Soldiers finish on top at sniper competition

    Oct 19, 2010

    A Soldier team from the Army Special Operations Command took top honors at the 10th Annual International Sniper Competition here.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center donates prayer shawls to Fisher House

    Oct 19, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - When a military service member is hospitalized for an unexpected illness, disease or injury, it can be a difficult and stressful time for the family. Not only are they often far from home and away from familiar surroundings, they also worry about the health of their loved one.

  • MOH ceremony set for 1st living Soldier since Vietnam

    Oct 19, 2010

    The White House announced Monday that President Barack Obama will award the first non-posthumous Medal of Honor since Vietnam in a ceremony Nov. 16.

  • The 2010 Army Accessions Command Mission Success

    Oct 19, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army Accessions Command provides integrated command and control of recruiting for the Army's officers, warrant officers and enlisted Soldiers. The Army's human capital experts, the command begins the transformation of qualified volunteers into Soldiers and leaders in the Army and Army Reserve. This mission is primarily accomplished by subordinate commands, U.S. Army Recruiting Command and U.S. Army Cadet Command.

  • Crossing the line: A tale of two runners

    Oct 19, 2010

    While 30,000 registrants prepare for Sunday's Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C., the third largest 10-mile race in the world, more than 200 runners crossed the finish line in Basra a week earlier during a 10-Mile shadow run Oct. 16.

  • The Mission Continues

    Oct 19, 2010

  • 1AD hosts second boxing smoker

    Oct 19, 2010

    Hands are wrapped, gloves are taped and headgear is secured. They hear their name called over the loud speaker; there is no turning back, no more time to train. It is time to put everything together, step into the ring to fight and hope to come out on top.

  • CECOM on Flickr

    Oct 19, 2010

  • ARRA: Corps of Engineers partners with EPA to help communities

    Oct 19, 2010

    USACE & the Environmental Protection Agency are using stimulus funds on Superfund and FUSRAP projects in New Jersey.

  • FVAP.gov: Your Gateway to State Election Resources.

    Oct 19, 2010

    Nov. 2 is close but you still have time to mail back your voted ballot!

  • Capital Shield 2011: protecting nationAca,!a,,cs capital

    Oct 19, 2010

    Representatives from 84 organizations worked together Oct. 12-15 to hone their emergency-response capabilities in the event of a catastrophe within the National Capital Region. Capital Shield, an annual inter-agency training exercise, strives to build relationships between local authorities such as fire and police stations, and federal agencies such as the military, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Federal Emergency Management Agency, to augment each other in a time of crisis.

  • Training sharpens Natick police, security guards

    Oct 19, 2010

    NATICK, Mass. - One moment, he was writing a ticket. The next, he was drawing his 9-millimeter pistol out of its holster and firing at an assailant using deadly force.

  • Marine Corps Firefinder mission begins

    Oct 19, 2010

  • Army childcare expands programs to meet Kaiserslautern community needs

    Oct 19, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Childcare for Ingrid Duty often meant hectic mornings, driving more than 30 miles before work to drop off her two daughters at separate care centers. Duty, a government civilian, spent more than 45 minutes fighting congested autobahn traffic, driving from her Mehlingen home across town to Landstuhl, then back into Kaiserslautern. But that's changed, thanks to a new school age services at Sembach Elementary School - one of a few Army childcare programs in Kaiserslautern growing to meet the community demands.

  • Indiana National Guard supports state counter drug initiative

    Oct 19, 2010

    The successful eradication of more than 20,500 marijuana plants valuing over $50 million in nine operational days of concentrated, collaborative effort by Indiana State Police, Indiana National Guard Counterdrug Task Force and other state and federal law enforcement agencies stopped illegal drugs from hitting American streets.

  • Basra runs for Oktoberfest

    Oct 19, 2010

    Beer, schnitzel, music... a lot of things come to mind at the mention of Oktoberfest, but a 5K run isn't typically one of them.

  • Iraqi, US general prepare for arrival of Iraqi aviators at US Base

    Oct 19, 2010

    It is a new dawn in Talil, as two brigadier generals, one from Iraq and one from the U.S., sit down and discuss the future of Ali Air Base.

  • LSS nets Benelux $3.6 million in financial benefits

    Oct 19, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium -- U.S. Army Garrison Benelux netted more than $3.6 million in financial benefits during fiscal year 2010 by tightening garrison business practices through Lean Six Sigma methodology.

  • Soldiers visit their Bedouin neighbors in southern Iraq

    Oct 19, 2010

    Soldiers from 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division took some time to meet and get to know their neighbors: members of Bedouin tribes that live close to Camp Adder, a sprawling hub of military activity located in southern Iraq near the city of An Nasiriyah.

  • QuinceaAfA+-era: a father's journey to celebrating his daughter's womanhood

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - It's two weeks from the big day for Master Sgt. Ramiro Cespedes. Actually, the big day is for his daughter, Cassandra, but the way Cespedes talks about the upcoming event, you'd think it was his special day.

  • Wi-Fi in 2nd ID DFACs helps Warrior University students

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - Since its launch almost a year ago, Warrior University has become more and more popular with 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers, as they work their way to earning "a degree at three." While many believed at first that it only applied to Soldiers taking in-class courses, WU applies to those taking online courses as well.

  • Legal Advice: get replacement value for lost, damaged goods

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Permanent change of station season is here again. If you find that your unaccompanied baggage or household goods arrive damaged, destroyed, or got lost, the full-replacement value claims system can help you recoup the value of those items, or a new replacement of those items.

  • Warrior Division welcomes new 'M'

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP RED CLOUD, Republic of Korea - The 2nd Infantry "Warrior" Division welcomed a new assistant division commander for maneuver during a ceremony on the Village Green at Camp Red Cloud, Oct. 7.

  • Wildcards conduct combined training with 37th ROK ID

    Oct 19, 2010

    TACTICAL ASSEMBLY AREA TOM, Republic of Korea - One can sum up the U.S. relationship with the Republic of Korea with "Katchi Kapshida" or "We Go Together," but nothing really encapsulates the ROK/U.S. Alliance like a good old-fashioned "shoot from the hip" combined training exercise. From the planning stage to the actual carrying out of the mission, one thing reigns clear to the wayward bystander: the ROK and U.S. combined fighting force is clearly ready to "Fight Tonight."

  • 'Manchus' train with real-life scenarios

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Scouts, snipers, and fire support teams from the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, part of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, along with AH-64 Apache helicopters from 4th Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted urban operations training at the Korean Training Center, Rodriguez Range, Sept. 15-17.

  • 'Avenger Battery' completes semiannual gunnery

    Oct 19, 2010

    CAMP CASEY, Republic of Korea - Soldiers with 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment completed their semiannual .50 caliber machine gun range Sept. 14-18.

  • Best Warrior: Day Two

    Sep 30, 2011

    The 2010 Best Warrior Competition is a showcase of the Army's training doctrine. The events include an Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night weapons qualification ranges, Warrior Task and Battle Drill testing, urban orienteering and a board appearance.

  • More Power To You

    Nov 18, 2011

    Mid-October in the Rockies is no place to be on an outing by yourself, especially if you're unprepared. During this time, the pilots at the High-Altitude Army Aviation Training Site (HAATS) typically spend their search and rescue time looking for lost hunters, but not so on this day.

  • Crane Army and Navy hosts POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony

    Oct 14, 2011

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined with Naval Support Activity Crane, and Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, in hosting the annual Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Ceremony Sept. 16.

  • CAB Soldier Re-enlists during Retention Celebration

    Oct 18, 2010

    Specialist William G. Martinez, 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, re-enlists during the 25th Inf. Div. Commanding General's Retention Celebration at the Nehelani Club, Schofield Barracks, Oct. 13.

  • LTC Kvalevog takes reins of 'Lobos' Battalion

    Oct 18, 2010

    Lieutenant Col. Keriem Kvalevog , accepts the 209th Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) battalion Colors, assuming command of the brigade during the "Lobos" Battalion's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 15.

  • 'Lightning Horse' Squadron changes leadership

    Oct 18, 2010

    Lieutenant Col. Kenneth Hawley relinquishes command of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) to Lt. Col. Thomas O'Connor during a change of command ceremony, Oct. 13.

  • Army gathers brain data for deploying personnel through ANAM

    Oct 18, 2010

    All Joint Base Lewis-McChord service members, civilians and contractors deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan are mandated to take a 20-minute neurocognitive assessment test through the Department of Defense Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics center located near Madigan Healthcare System.

  • Army health care surveys prvide important data

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Army Provider Level Satisfaction Surveys are a 24-question, confidential survey given to patients selected on a random basis by a contractor via U.S. mail. They are designed to provide Madigan's command staff and providers with unique information about how our patients feel about their providers, the services at the hospital and clinics and access to their health care needs. Those surveys have allowed Madigan to enhance, increase, adjust and continue to provide world-class military medicine for all our beneficiaries.

  • An old rose shall bloom again

    Oct 18, 2010

    TUMWATER, Wash. - A Washington State Department of Natural Resources helicopter mechanic discovered a piece of U.S. military history while scavenging for spare parts - the first AH-1 Cobra helicopter to be used in combat in Vietnam.

  • OPM-SANG

    Oct 18, 2010

  • 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, the 'Raider Brigade,' uncases colors

    Oct 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The last combat brigade to leave Iraq prior to President Obama's Aug. 31 deadline and the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the return of the Raider Brigade to Joint Base Lewis-McChord marks the return home of the last of the installation's three Stryker brigades.

  • Breast cancer awareness: my Family's story

    Oct 18, 2010

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. America brings out pink ribbons and commercials about the most common cancer found in women. Campaigns kick off and fundraisers move into a higher gear. All of these aim at defeating a cancer that is killing our nation's women. I do those things every month. Pink ribbons are not saved for October in our house.

  • Trout find home on American Lake

    Oct 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, wash. - Officials at Russell Landing Marina will feed them and look after more than 50,000 fingerling rainbow trout in a program to maintain a healthy, fishable population on American Lake.

  • Best Warrior Day One

    Oct 18, 2010

    A select of group of warriors have converged upon Fort Lee to showcase their soldiering skills during the 2010 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition. The five-day competition that some call the Aca,!A"Super Bowl of Army competitions," is a test of will, stamina and determination. Day One of the week-long event began with a board competition. Soldiers faced a panel of sergeants major who observed every movement and critiqued each response.

  • Madigan first to train Army's new Critical Care Emergency Nurse Course

    Oct 18, 2010

    It takes a partnership throughout the medical community to train a good nurse. That's a lesson learned from the Army's Critical Care Emergency Nurse Course being held for the first time in Madigan Healthcare System and some of Tacoma's emergency rooms.

  • Domestic violence scars for life

    Oct 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The monthlong awareness effort on JBLM features various events to help educate the community on available resources.

  • 'Fire does not discriminate'

    Oct 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Hundreds of patrons flocked to the Army Family Covenant Arena Saturday to learn more about fire safety and how to keep their loved ones safe in case of a fire emergency.

  • The Army Learning Concept - 2015

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Army Learning Concept 2015 (ALC 2015) is an important component of TRADOC's ongoing Campaign of Learning and will describe the learning environment we envision on 2015. It's about improving our learning model by leveraging technology without sacrificing standards. It also describes a continuum of learning from the time Soldiers are accessed until the time they retire. Lastly, the concept makes clear Soldier development is a shared responsibility---sometimes TRADOC and sometimes the operational force, with the individual always responsible. Technology should allow us to share the responsibility for learning over the course of a career.

  • 100th MDB goes all out for field training exercise

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Wounded Warriors receive therapy through horses

    Oct 18, 2010

    The eight-week equine therapy program brings in Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers once a week to Serenity Farms to work with horses volunteered by their owners.

  • 100th MDB goes all out for field training exercise

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - The Soldiers of the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground Based Mid-course Defense) practiced their soldiering skills Sept. 23 during the brigade's annual field training exercise.

  • Survivors want to assist other families

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - In his speech at Hali'a Aloha's opening ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael J. Terry, commanding general, U.S. Army-Hawaii, read Abraham Lincoln's heartfelt letter to a woman whose five sons had died on Civil War battlefields.

  • Resiliency training can benefit Soldiers, families, civilians

    Oct 18, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Master Resilience Training, or MRT, is now being offered to Soldiers, families and Army civilians, here.

  • Madigan tests mass casualty response

    Oct 18, 2010

    A recent mass casualty exercise by Madigan Healthcare System highlighted the hospital's readiness for an active shooter and a large number of casualties. It came the day of an actual incident at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Md., where the real life situation mirrored the exercise at Madigan. The goals of the exercise were to test Madigan's implementation of the National Incident Management System for emergency management and to test the increase in security forces at Madigan's hospital and clinics.

  • Commissary survey results indicate all guests are welcome

    Oct 18, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Allowing guest access to the Schofield Barracks Commissary has been an ongoing topic of concern for commissary patrons on post.

  • Army celebrates Living History Day

    Oct 18, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Re-enactors clad in period military uniforms roamed the Tropic Lightning Museum's grounds at the annual Living History Day, here, Oct. 9.

  • New guide major tool for building resiliency in Guard

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Army National Guard has published an in-depth leader's guidebook to Soldier resilience. The guidebook, published by the Guard's Soldier and Family Support division, is meant as a tool to help Soldiers "learn how to [handle] difficult times in their lives, get through those times, and come out stronger afterwards," said Army Sgt. Maj. Jim Moore, of the division.

  • JBLM Soldier Readiness Processing Center processes 18,000 Soldiers, twice

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier Readiness Processing Center recently received accolades for maintaining efficient processes while deploying and redeploying the largest troop contingent since the Korean War.

  • 'Twinkle, twinkle, little star'

    Oct 18, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Lt. Col. Marvin Anderson, chief, Plans Branch, G4 (logistics), U.S. Army-Pacific, helps daughter Samantha, 7, learn a chord at the free ukulele workshop at Sgt. Yano Library, here, Oct. 6. Taught by kumu (teacher) Steven Cupchoy, the class included the ukulele's history and how to play several chords. By the end of class, participants could play "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."

  • Spotlighting our Soldiers' teens

    Oct 18, 2010

    Eight teenagers joined practitioners from the Adolescent Specialty Clinic and participated in Madigan Healthcare System's second teen forum designed to provide them with an outlet to discuss how this war is affecting our Soldier's adolescents.

  • UMD eyes expanding education opportunities at APG

    Oct 18, 2010

    University of Maryland leaders met with the senior APG commander Oct. 18 to discuss an expansion of the university's presence to better serve the educational needs of an evolving workforce.

  • Long Knife uncases colors, assume authority in Ninewa Province

    Oct 18, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - After being in Iraq for nearly a month, the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, officially uncased its colors and took part in a transfer of authority ceremony, Oct. 18.

  • Structured Self Development

    Oct 18, 2010

    SSD bridges the operational and institutional domains of Army training for enlisted Soldiers and sets conditions for continuous growth. From E-1 to E-9, SSD will ensure learning is continuous and enduring, not sporadic and transitory. SSD is required learning that continues throughout a Soldier's career and is closely linked to classroom learning in NCO Education System courses and synchronized with experiential learning in the unit.

  • Taking on the 'Spur Ride'

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- The infantry has the Expert Infantryman Badge, the medics the Expert Field Medical Badge and for the cavalry, the Silver Spurs.

  • Centurions fuel fun at fall festival

    Oct 18, 2010

    COPPERAS COVE, Texas - Walking through the halls of the Martin Walker Elementary School, here, it is easy to see the excited looks on the faces of children eager to begin playing games.

  • Influenza Vaccination Information for Rock Island Arsenal

    Oct 18, 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: www.cdc.gov/media/pressrel/2010/r100224.htm. There are several options for RIA Service Members, Family members, DoD employees, and retirees to receive their vaccine this year.

  • Science takes forefront with elementary children

    Oct 18, 2010

    AMRDEC visitors to Science Day at Mountain Gap Elementary School brought an infrared camera and through an ice experiment showed children the absence of the heat.

  • Forward surgical team trains as it heals

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Evans earns prestigious top award

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Environmental Service Department at Evans Army Community Hospital, was recently named one of the top five Environmental Service Departments in the nation by the Association for the Healthcare Environment.

  • Dog detachment veterans reunite at 'Camp Carson'

    Oct 18, 2010

    Several veterans of the 8125th Sentry Dog Detachment based out of what was once known as Camp Carson, came back to where it all began to commemorate their 56-year reunion, Oct. 5.

  • Dispatcher helps deliver baby

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Fort Carson Emergency Dispatch Center aided in the delivery of a healthy baby boy on post, Sept. 27, before the responding emergency units arrived on the scene.

  • Swinging away

    Oct 18, 2010

    LEILEHUA GOLF COURSE, Hawaii - Stan Masamitsu, president, Tony Hawaii Automotive Group, tees off at the 19th annual Commercial Sponsorship Mahalo Invitational Golf Tournament, here, Oct. 8. The annual event recognizes corporate support of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs at U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii.

  • Army Reserve unveils multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art facility

    Oct 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army Reserve Theater Support Group and 9th Mission Support Command unveiled a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar U.S. Army Reserve Center in an opening ceremony here Oct. 17. The center (building 1555) is slated to accommodate hundreds of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to include members of the 1984th U.S. Army Reserve Hospital and the 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

  • Make A Difference Day

    Oct 18, 2010

    This yearAca,!a,,cs project takes place at the District of Columbia Town Hall ARC (Arts and Recreation Campus), 1800 Mississippi Ave., SE.

  • Fitness Facts: Healthy bones are integral for an active lifestyle for all ages

    Oct 18, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Being healthy is more than skin deep when it comes to a person's bones.

  • Hawaii's sew SOS Center offers support

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - In a poignant ceremony, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii opened the doors of its new Survivor Outreach Services Center, here, Oct. 13.

  • Contracting warriors sharpen their military skills

    Oct 18, 2010

    It was anything but fun and games as members of the Expeditionary Contracting Command Headquarters conducted warrior task training recently at Fort Belvoir, Va. "Training is one of the most important aspects of Soldiering," said Brig. Gen. Joe Bass, ECC commander, who participated in the day long training session. "In order to execute a mission, a Soldier has to be competent in their actions. That's what training is all about. Instilling the knowledge and confidence in one's ability to get the job done."

  • Germans celebrate reunification

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Post leaders came together Tuesday evening to celebrate German Unity Day, marking the 20th anniversary of the nation's reunification.

  • Adelphi Lab Center Ahead of Energy Goal

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Air Cav pilot inducted to hall of fame

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - From the skies of Baghdad to the skies of Central Texas, his career as an Army aviator has taken him places and graced him with experiences that few others can account for.

  • Training up on MRAPs

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted training on mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicles recently in order to stay up-to-date on equipment used in combat today.

  • Dragons breathe fire missions

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Artillerymen from the 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, fired their 100-pound projectiles, round after round, this week to train and certify their M109A6 howitzer crews.

  • Gambler Soldiers practice convoy operations

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Often traveling with 20 or more vehicles, a supply convoy can be a tempting target for terrorist, which makes lifelike training all the more important.

  • All-American jumpers earn German wings

    Oct 18, 2010

    "You want to fight a German'" asked a jumpmaster to 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers trying to earn German parachute wings here, Oct. 5-7.

  • ASC Soldiers return from SWA

    Oct 18, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command Soldier Sgt. 1st Class Frederick Thompson shakes hands with a member of the Patriot Guard as he arrives at the Quad-Cities International Airport, Moline, Ill., Oct. 12. Thompson and several other Soldiers returned from six-month deployments in support of ASC operations in Afghanistan.

  • Army emphasis on energy security evidenced by new senior-level office

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Army solidified its focus on energy security, Oct. 1, by elevating it assistant secretary of the Army-status.

  • Snipers vy for 'Best of Best' during annual competition

    Oct 18, 2010

    The world's best snipers congregated at Fort Benning, Ga., during the 10th annual International Sniper Competition. A total of 34 two-man teams competed for the title of 'world's best.'

  • Family Child Care providers offer vital community resource

    Oct 18, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When most people think of child care they imagine day care centers around the community. But many parents rely on Family Child Care homes to take care of their children while they work, volunteer and accomplish other daily tasks.

  • Reaching out to troubled youth

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- For many of the students at Haynes High School, an alternative school in Killeen, Texas, a kind smile and helpful word can be just what they need to start on the road to change.

  • Garrison takes aim at domestic violence

    Oct 18, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and members of U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder's Family Advocacy Program have planned several activities to raise awareness.

  • Baumholder, Wiesbaden Army theaters rank with military's best

    Oct 18, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Baumholder and Wiesbaden plays dominated the awards at the 2010 U.S. Army Festival of the Arts Competition with Wiesbaden's Amelia Earhart Playhouse taking seven first-place awards and Baumholder's Hilltop Theater winning a slew of first, second and third-place honors.

  • New York National Guard Soldiers train for South African competition

    Oct 18, 2010

    GUILDERLAND, NY - Five New York Army National Guard Soldiers tapped to represent the United States at a military skills competition in South Africa next month honed their skills Friday, Oct. 15 at the state's Guilderland Weekend Training Site here.

  • Dave Mason Feelin' Alright Golf Classic

    Oct 18, 2010

    Iraq War veteran retiree Staff Sgt. Dale Beatty did not let the fact that he is a double amputee slow him down last Thursday as he played in the first Dave Mason Feelin' Alright Golf Classic Thursday on Fort Belvoir Golf Course.

  • Belvoir RCI earns Presidential recognition

    Oct 18, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -The Fort Belvoir Residential Communities Initiative Project received the prestigious President's GreenGov Award in the category of "Building for the Future" in a ceremony Oct. 7 on the grounds of the White House.

  • Mullen: Nation must recognize sacrifices of troops, families

    Oct 18, 2010

    Americans must recognize the sacrifices and struggles of today's troops and their families and work harder to reintegrate them into their communities, the nation's top military officer said yesterday.

  • Mullen: Nation Must Recognize Sacrifices of Troops, Families

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Telling Soldiers' stories through glass: Army broadcast journalists play important role

    Oct 18, 2010

    The 356th Broadcast Operations Detachment is one of only four units of its kind in the Army - one that specializes in highlighting the hard work of America's Soldiers. As a Reserve unit, the BOD's purpose is to stand up an Armed Forces Network station in a deployed location, often going into harm's way to spotlight fellow troops.

  • Tackle football now open to ages 9-14

    Oct 18, 2010

    The Stuttgart Cowboys tackle football team, in its inaugural season, has a 5-0 record and is focused on walking away as victors in the championship game in Bamberg Nov. 13.

  • Aviation Summit Focus is on Depot's Future

    Oct 18, 2010

  • SOCEUR sponsors international SOF exercise

    Oct 18, 2010

    Jackal Stone 10, a multi-national special operations forces military exercise, concluded in Poland and Lithuania on Sept. 27, marking the third consecutive year of the capstone training event for U.S. Special Operations Command Europe.

  • Run 4 Life: Stuttgart military community relay salutes cancer warriors, promotes awareness

    Oct 18, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Cancer doesn't discriminate.

  • Stuttgart BOSS program open to all service branches

    Oct 18, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart plays a vital role in providing quality of life, recreation and leisure activities to service members that are single and unaccompanied.

  • USAG Stuttgart urged to hire individuals with disabilities

    Oct 18, 2010

    Garrison and U.S. Army Europe officials challenged the Stuttgart military community to offer disabled persons more opportunities to work here during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance, hosted by the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Equal Employment Opportunity Office Oct. 1.

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