Archive: Nov 2010

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  • Think before you post!

    Nov 5, 2010

    Operational Security is at the Source!

  • Health fair provides care for Fort Bragg civilian employees

    Nov 5, 2010

    The purpose of the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center health fair is to help smooth the transition and to enable employees to make informed decisions about health care. CPAC's health fair was held Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Fort Bragg Club.

  • Veterans Day in North Dakota - By the Numbers

    Nov 5, 2010

    For some, it's just another Thursday. For others, it's a bonus day off from work. But, for 23.2 million Americans, Nov. 11 represents a day to honor them for their military service. About 57,700 of those millions are North Dakota veterans who served in times of war and peace. Next Thursday, the 91st anniversary of what is now known as Veterans Day, is a day to remember their sacrifices and say thanks.

  • Fort Bragg dedicated teacher walks for cancer, community

    Nov 5, 2010

    On the sunny morning of Oct. 22, teachers and students alike gathered outside of Irwin Elementary School to encourage and surprise one of their own - Brenda Warren, a science teacher who has been walking every day for the last month to prepare for the nearly 40 mile walk in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event. The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer events are hosted in several cities across the United States each year, and each participant must raise at least $1,800 to participate - Brenda Warren, with the help of some of the staff at Irwin Elementary School, raised $5,500.

  • Corps fights invasive weeds at Martis Creek Lake

    Nov 5, 2010

    The Sacramento District's Martis Creek Lake is teaming with the Tahoe Divers Conservancy to sustainably eradicate invasive Eurasian watermilfoil from the lake, helping restore its native ecosystem and prized trout fishery.

  • Helping hands assist in housing project

    Nov 5, 2010

    Members of the 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, voluntarily deployed to a neighborhood in southwest San Antonio to support a local humanitarian assistance project. The 12 Soldiers and civilians met in the Palo Alto area in support of a Habitat for Humanity project, lending a helping hand in constructing affordable housing for a deserving family. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing organization working in partnership with volunteers to build simple, decent and affordable houses without interest or profit, for people in need. By the end of 2009, HFHSA built houses for 628 families in need.

  • Fort Bragg paratroopers make 'homecoming' in sponsor city

    Nov 5, 2010

    The town of Fort Mitchell, Ky., once again welcomed home their adopted sons, Fort Bragg's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, who had recently returned from Iraq. Tiffany Smith, secretary for the planning organization, Fort Mitchell Adopt a Unit, said that the interaction that townspeople receive from the Soldiers is worth the effort.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers give students a taste of the Army

    Nov 5, 2010

    As part of their Family and Consumer Science class, the class of 24 eighth graders came to Fort Bragg to get a glimpse of the life a 92G, food service specialist, and sample some of the food an Army dining facility serves. The field trip was part of an ongoing partnership between Ebony McAllister, who teaches the Family and Consumer Science class, and her aunt, Master Sgt. Charlotte R. Boone, a Fayetteville native and the 82nd CAB food supervisor.

  • Fort Bragg paratroopers participate in Warrior Adventure Quest

    Nov 5, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Following the completion of the pre-mission requirements, paratroopers began to talk strategy. Only this time, it was strategy against their fellow platoon members. The paratroopers from Company C, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division gathered at Freedom Paintball Field outside Fort Bragg Oct. 28, to participate in the Fort Bragg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Warrior Adventure Quest program.

  • Operation Toy Drop returns for Fort Bragg 2010 holiday season

    Nov 5, 2010

    The Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, has run for 12 years giving the opportunity for Fort Bragg's military community to help Families in need over the holiday season. By donating a toy, paratroopers are given the chance to earn foreign jump wings from allied soldiers around the world.

  • Fort Bragg volunteers recognized at Iron Mike awards ceremony

    Nov 5, 2010

    Twenty-three volunteers who help make Fort Bragg the community of excellence that it is were recognized Tuesday during an Iron Mike awards ceremony at Memorial Hall. In 2009, volunteers saved Fort Bragg about $20 million. The volunteers were recognized for their selflessly at Army Community Service, American Red Cross, 16th Military Police Brigade and various units in the 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Fort Bragg installs emergency call boxes around post

    Nov 5, 2010

    The Directorate of Emergency Services has installed a feature throughout Fort Bragg which will assist residents in the event of a life threatening emergency. Twenty-eight, solar-powered, emergency call boxes have been placed throughout Fort Bragg, facilitating faster, accurate calls when time is a factor.

  • USACE, USAID team up to improve health care facilities in Georgia

    Nov 5, 2010

    TBILISI, Georgia - In partnership with USAID, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is managing nearly $1.6 million in renovations to provide heat to hospitals in Georgia.

  • From CPO to CWO at JFHQ NCR/MDW

    Nov 5, 2010

    Navy Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Malcolm Hall was promoted to Navy Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Two by Maj. Gen. Karl Horst, commander of the JFHQ NCR/MDW.

  • Teenager donates $1,000 to Soldiers and Families

    Nov 5, 2010

    In a time where teenagers are continuously in the limelight for punishable actions, 14-year-old Sabrina Wicker is working to restore faith in teenagers.

  • Soldiers, Families enjoy Military Appreciation weekend

    Nov 5, 2010

    WHITE SAND MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Nov. 4, 2010 - More than 650 active duty Military Members and their Families were treated to a weekend of relaxation and fun by Lincoln County and the Ruidoso community in New Mexico Oct. 15-16.

  • Fort Hood lessons promote better force protection

    Nov 5, 2010

    One year after a tragic shooting spree left 13 people dead and 32 more injured at Fort Hood, Texas, the military is working at every level to apply lessons learned to protect the force against an increasingly complex threat.

  • PRESS RELEASE: Army announces availability of Draft PEIS, requests comments on proposed aviation gr

    Nov 5, 2010

    The Army invites all interested members of the public, including native communities and federally recognized Native American Tribes, federal, state, and local agencies to submit written comments on environmental issues, concerns and opportunities analyzed in the draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed growth, realignment, and stationing of new and existing Army aviation assets. The proposed action includes the consolidation and reorganization of existing aviation units and the potential establishment of one or more Combat Aviation Brigades. The proposed action will increase the availability of helicopter assets to meet current and future national security requirements and will allow the Army to better organize existing aviation assets to promote more effective training and force management.

  • MWD highlight health and training on CBS

    Nov 5, 2010

    Three U.S. Army Soldiers that completed MWD training at Lackland have spent the better part of a year stationed at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, during the most recent rotation of MWD Military Police. The MWD teams consist of Staff Sgt. Frederick Ferrigno and his dog, Hugo, Sgt. Brandon Hiller, with Chyan, and Spc. Daniel Maier, with Ceno. The group arrived in Kosovo in January 2010.

  • Calling cards sent to Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Nov 5, 2010

    Soldiers in Afghanistan can call home now on someone else's dime because "Cell Phones for Soldiers" has provided 2,200 pre-paid calling cards to be distributed there amongst servicemembers.

  • Picatinny Soldier honored for acquisition excellence in non-standard ammunition

    Nov 5, 2010

    A Picatinny Soldier has received Army-wide recognition for his outstanding accomplishments in providing improved non-standard munitions to assist foreign friendly forces in the fight against terrorism.

  • ONE MILLION COMBAT FLIGHT HOURS FLOWN BY ARMY UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

    Nov 5, 2010

    Brief article highlighting the Army's Unmanned Aircraft surpassing the 1 million combat flight hour milestone in support of Operation's Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.

  • Brown takes command of MCoE, Fort Benning

    Nov 5, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning welcomed a new leader Thursday - and bid farewell to the MCoE's inaugural commander.

  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Nov 5, 2010

  • New pivoting coupling brings continuous firepower, cost savings

    Nov 5, 2010

    Judging by its size alone, 40mm pivoting coupling may not seem significant. The thumbnail-sized link and accompanying metal ring can literally fit in the palm of your hand. But when placed in the hands of the warfighter, this small, skillfully-engineered hardware brings a tremendous amount of lethality in the form of continuous grenade fire.

  • West Point's chief scientist explains significance of research at academy

    Nov 5, 2010

    Why research matters at West Point: the academy's chief scientist talks cadet education, faculty development and outreach.

  • Obama: Congress, not courts, should resolve 'Don't Ask' law

    Nov 5, 2010

    President Barack Obama said today he hopes the current Congress will resolve the uncertainty about whether gay men and lesbians can serve openly in the military.

  • Soldiers stay sharp for Culinary World Cup

    Nov 5, 2010

    Among steaming pots and scorching ovens in a crowded canvas tent, the United States Army Culinary Arts Team from Fort Lee, Va., are preparing for the Culinary World Cup in Luxemburg from Nov. 20-24.

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    Nov 5, 2010

    Mental health professionals talk about the stages Soldiers and families experience post-deployment, and provide advice on how they can grow stronger and form tighter bonds as they move through these stages.

  • USACE People: On the track to success

    Nov 5, 2010

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey - The $250,000 project not only delivered a new surface to Incirlik's running track, it highlighted the success of diligence and persistence in executing warranty inspections.

  • Flooding closes Italy Army post

    Nov 5, 2010

    Flood waters due to heavy rain closed roads, bridges and the Army post, Casmera Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, Nov. 1 and 2. The historic city, Vicenza, was engulfed in muddy water several feet deep as the river topped its banks. U.S. personnel and Italians helped each other bail water out of homes and businesses and are helping each other clean up in the aftermath.

  • India, U.S. Army Alaska Soldiers ready to jump

    Nov 5, 2010

    Indian army soldiers and U.S. Army Alaska Soldiers readied for a combined jump in Alaska during Yudh Abhyas 2010. Soldiers participating in the bilateral exercise planned to make a parachute jump Nov. 4, but poor weather grounded the Soldiers.

  • Indian-born U.S. Army Soldiers bridge culture gap during Yudh Abhyas 2010

    Nov 5, 2010

    Military operations between two nations can be challenging with the diversity of language, cultures and traditions.U.S. Army Alaska found an untraditional method of alleviating those challenges when they discovered India-born sisters Cpl. Balreet Kaur and Spc. Jasleen Kaur, both medics for the 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (National Guard), who serve as cultural liaisons between the armies of India and the United States during exercise Yudh Abhyas 2010. The 14-day exercise started Nov 1 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, and serves as an opportunity to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries. "This brings our two countries much closer together and anytime we have experts from the other country it brings us much further along. They understand their customs and courtesies, so they help us out tremendously and make sure that we do not violate any of the normal policies that they follow," said U.S. Army Alaska Deputy Commander Col. Mark S. Lowe, acting exercise director.

  • National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month

    Nov 4, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> On August 3, 1990 President George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month. The Bill read in part that "the President has authorized and requested to call upon Federal, State and local Governments, groups and organizations and the people of the United States to observe such month with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities." Since then presidents have reiterated that proclamation each year with one of their own adding Alaska Natives to the proclamation.

  • Presidio's AFAP delegates explore quality of life issues

    Nov 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Approximately 70 delegates participated in an Armed Forces Action Plan conference held Oct. 27-28 at the Presidio of Monterey.

  • Top U.S. NCO in Iraq offers advice on mission, troop welfare

    Nov 4, 2010

    Soldiers have high expectations of their noncommissioned officers, said the top NCO in Iraq, a quality that has remained constant throughout his 35 years as a Soldier.

  • 'BOSS Safety Factor' uses humor to lower risks

    Nov 4, 2010

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has teamed up with the Family and MWR Command to provide Soldiers with a ready-to-use tool that, according to Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer, is "anything but your boring safety presentation."

  • Working dogs patrol, sniff for trouble

    Nov 4, 2010

    McGruff the Crime Dog isn't the only canine fighting crime. On post, the military police dogs really take a bite out of it, if they have to.

  • Facebook seminar stresses sensibility

    Nov 4, 2010

    Social media has changed the way the world communicates, receives news, plays games and keeps in contact with family and friends and Facebook is the most popular social media in the world. With a worldwide membership of close to 600 million, Facebook has changed the way we do things on the Web.

  • Non-deployable rate could reach 16 percent by 2012

    Nov 4, 2010

    By the time the Army meets its goal to have Soldiers home for twice the time they're deployed, the service could face the problem of having nearly one in five Soldiers unable to deploy.

  • TRADOC accreditation team visits Fort Sill

    Nov 4, 2010

    The Fires Center of Excellence was visited by the Training and Doctrine Command Accreditation Evaluation Team Oct. 18-29, to be evaluated and assessed for its Department of the Army level accreditation.

  • Educators focus on special needs

    Nov 4, 2010

    Fort Sill recently hosted a two-day Special Education Leaders Institute of extensive training on the unique issues facing military children facing military children with special needs due to frequent moves for the sake of the children.

  • Horseback riding program now provides certified therapy for wounded warriors

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A child with a severe cognitive disability suddenly giggles sitting atop a horse. A teen smiles broadly discovering he can control a 900-pound animal, though his legs were amputated. A spouse whose husband is deployed enjoys the backwoods trails on horseback.

  • BOSS Safety Factor encourages Soldiers to think safety first

    Nov 4, 2010

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has teamed up with the Family and MWR Command to provide Soldiers with a ready-to-use tool that, according to USACR/SC Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer, is "anything but your boring safety presentation."

  • Luncheon kicks off 'Celebrate America's Military' activities

    Nov 4, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- David Robinson (center), a former NBA basketball star with the San Antonio Spurs, meets Sgt. Evan Dow (right) and Spc. Kevin Ryland, Training Support Company, 32nd Medical Brigade, during the Celebrate America's Military kick-off luncheon at the Exposition Hall on the grounds of the Freeman Coliseum Nov 1. TSC displayed the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected or MRAP ambulance in the military exhibit area. The Soldiers used the MRAP to showcase Army medical evacuation capabilities used in Iraq and Afghanistan. See page 17 for a schedule of CAM activities.

  • ASC Navigator draws visitors at AUSA

    Nov 4, 2010

    The Army Sustainment Command took its story on the road to the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 25-27, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

  • Spotlighting success: Overcoming barriers, disabilities

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- During National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October, the Department of Labor and other federal agencies put a spotlight on the issues job-seekers with disabilities face, and how they can be overcome. At Fort Sam Houston, a luncheon was held at the Dodd Field Chapel Oct. 28 and a pair of speakers gave very different perspectives on living and coping with disabilities.

  • STARBASE OK all about sciences

    Nov 4, 2010

    Fifth graders were out in full force visiting different locations on Fort Sill for a lesson on why tough subjects like science and math will be useful to them in the future.

  • Fort Riley Fire Department participates in night-fire exercise

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Every year, fire departments that support airports and aircraft are required by the Federal Aviation Administration to be certified for airport rescue. Part of that certification requires live fire burns at night. During Fort Riley's annual certification Oct. 25, Lucas Everett, a firefighter with the Hays Fire Department, joined Fort Riley Fire Department firefighters for their night-fire training exercise.

  • Post schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week with themed days

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Spirit days, military working dog demonstrations and costume parades were some of the ways students celebrated the life of Enrique "Kiki" Camarena during Red Ribbon Week Oct. 25 to 29. Red Ribbon Week is dedicated to anti-drug messages in honor of Camarena, who lost his life in 1985, while working as a special agent in the Drug Enforcement Administration.

  • National Observance Honors America's Veterans

    Nov 4, 2010

    The annual National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery honors all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military.

  • Casualty Notification Officers provide vital care, support to families of the fallen

    Nov 4, 2010

    "I was sitting at home at 11:30 at night when I noticed a car's lights coming down my long driveway," David McNabb said recently at the TAPS Fort Hood Military Survivor Seminar & Good Grief Camp, where over 300 survivors shared stories at this annual event.

  • AMC headquarters completes staff redesign

    Nov 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The redesign of two Army Materiel Command headquarters staff sections reached full operational capability Oct. 1.

  • STT on mission to train ISF

    Nov 4, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq- Soldiers assigned to Task Force Spear, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted basic rifle marksmanship training with Iraqi Soldiers of the 6th Brigade, 3rd Division, to enhance their skills in firing small-arms weapon systems at the Spear Base Range Nov. 1.

  • Black Dragons provide security during school construction assessment

    Nov 4, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a combined patrol with members of the 3rd Federal Police Division to provide security for a project assessment team, here, Nov. 1.

  • WACO 100 goes live from Air Cav

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Exercise pulls Air Cav unit together

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Troopers from 1st Air Cav took training to a new level, Oct. 28, with a series of challenges designed to test their leadership, motivation and teamwork.

  • Fort Rucker Wounded Warriors hunt raises money for project

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Some Wounded Warriors had their first hunting experience Oct. 23-31 thanks to the Wounded Warrior Project in the Wiregrass area.

  • Fort Rucker honors new retirees

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker honored eight new retirees during the quarterly retirement ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Oct. 29.

  • Fort Rucker annual health fair helps retirees

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- More than 400 retirees and Family members attended the annual Retiree Health Fair at The Landing Oct. 29 as part of Retiree Appreciation Day here.

  • Patriotic volunteer inducted into Blood Donor Hall of Fame

    Nov 4, 2010

    On Oct. 20, 2010, Ronald Decker , a Robertson Blood Center donor and volunteer was inducted into the Donation Hall of Fame. This award, sponsored by a leading healthcare company focused on the development and marketing of products and services for the transfusion medicine industry, recognizes individuals nationwide who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to blood donation.

  • Aviation Captains Career Course students enhance combat pistol skills

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fifteen members of the Aviation Captains Career Course, Class 10-04, gained knowledge of one of the most widely used pistols in the world and learned more about firing the weapons Oct. 28 and 29.

  • Domestic violence expert discusses progress

    Nov 4, 2010

    A retired detective of the Nashville Police Department said Tuesday that military communities face special challenges with domestic violence, but progress is being made to address the root problems.

  • Golden Knights take Knox plunge

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- More than 30 COIs participated in the Golden Knights tandem camp Oct. 26-28 at Fort Knox. The 3rd Recruiting Brigade brought the Army's Tandem team to post in order to provide a first hand "total Army experience" to recruiters and influential community members.

  • A patriotic community gets behind the blood drive

    Nov 4, 2010

    McGregor Texas High School ROTC sends blood donations and good cheer to deployed troops

  • Please Add a Title!

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Fort Rucker MP, partner return home

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A 6th Military Police Detachment working dog handler and his partner returned from a four-month deployment to the Middle East Nov. 1.

  • Notification process spelled out to thwart scammers, crooks

    Nov 4, 2010

    The notification process and guidelines are published to education military families that the scenes from movies and TV shows are notoriously inaccurate. In an effort to depict what "right looks like," the Casualty Assistance Trainer and team chief for the Casualty Assistance Center talked with the Turret reporter.

  • Fort Rucker celebrates Military Family Month in November

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military Families are officially recognized for their contributions and resilience to our nation during November.

  • Fort Rucker honors Instructors of the Year

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker officials honored seven post instructors during the Instructor of the Year ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Nov. 2.

  • A relaxing way to make history

    Nov 4, 2010

    For Sgt. Harry Carelock, the opportunity to make history came while reclined in a donor chair watching a movie with half a dozen people on hand to ensure his comfort. Carelock was the first new platelet donor at Fort Hood's Robertson Blood Center apheresis training program-a program designed to train deploying troops to be experts on platelet collection in war zones.

  • Army Reserve team helps Soldiers, families on different front

    Nov 4, 2010

    More than 49,000 Army Reserve Soldiers and their families live in the southeastern portion of the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and ensuring they have a voice is a mission of a small team here. The strategic outreach coordinator and legislative liaison officer for the 81st Regional Support Command work long hours and numerous weekends each month to build an advocacy for the Army Reserve family.

  • Cairns main gate gets new canopy

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The main gate to Cairns Army Airfield will be closed Nov. 11-14 so the contractors can safely erect a new canopy.

  • Outreach program helps surviving families

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- Outline of assistance available through the Survivor Outreach Services's financial counselor, including specific benefits offered by state programs in addition to federal for all components of Army -- Guard, Reserve and active.

  • Bliss DES breaks ground on consolidated facility

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The Directorate of Emergency Services' senior-ranking staffers plunged four shovels into the ground at anOct. 26 groundbreaking ceremony that symbolized the beginning of construction on their new facility at the corner of Sergeant Major Boulevard and Anzio Way at East Fort Bliss.

  • Knox Army Community Services offers free ESL, GED classes

    Nov 4, 2010

    Description of classes and how they benefit their clientele. Emphasis on the Army family.

  • Digital equipment at Ireland for mammograms

    Nov 4, 2010

    Digital mammography has replaced traditional radiography at Ireland Army Community Hospital

  • North Dakota National Guard Ready for Winter Emergencies

    Nov 4, 2010

    Although it was just last week that North Dakota got its first glimpse of what's to come this winter, the North Dakota National Guard has been planning for a month for what the season may bring. With a look toward long-term forecasts and a close eye on mission capabilities and equipment statuses, plans have been carefully refined to position the Guard for emergency response, should it be needed.

  • Fort Rucker All Saints Festival harvests Family fun

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Children and parents played games and shared knowledge of Bible stories and characters during the annual All Saints Festival Oct. 29 at the Spirited Life Center here.

  • Shake hands with the snow queen, winter has arrived

    Nov 4, 2010

    Learn more than how to survive - thrive this winter - by using the tips and tricks provided during the two-hour session.

  • Project Safe Guard: Providing home inspections to keep families hazard-free

    Nov 4, 2010

    "Providing fire- and crime-prevention inspections for Soldiers is a smart thing to do and provides peace of mind," said Maurice Fischer, DES Directordirector.

  • Online registration now open: CECOM APBI and Small Business Conference

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Army Reserve Soldier's Fundraising Brings Support and Comfort; Mother of Child Diagnosed with C

    Nov 4, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldier and Auburn University student Sgt. Josiah Greene, was inspired to help fight cancer when he learned that an Auburn football recruit had been diagnosed with leukemia.

  • Predeployment Series: Bobcat Soldiers, families take on family readiness

    Nov 4, 2010

    Deployments have become a standard part of life for many Soldiers and in addition to celebrating families this month, Wainwright leaders are embracing family readiness and predeployment training and resources as one of the best ways to show appreciation for military families, giving them the tools they need to not just survive a deployment, but to thrive.

  • Stryker brigade vehicle winterization program saves Soldiers, families cold hard cash

    Nov 4, 2010

    Saving Soldiers and families more than $26,000 throughout the month on the costs of preparing their vehicles for an Alaskan winter, the program also allowed Soldiers to help Soldiers which was one of the chief perks for program volunteer Sgt. David Dicus, Forward Maintenance Company, 25th BSB.

  • Researchers begin Army-wide anthropometric survey

    Nov 4, 2010

    An Army-wide Anthropometric Survey, called ANSUR II, which will update the Army's anthropometric database used for a wide range of human engineering-related applications is now being conducted by staff from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Fest Fosters Family Fun

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Witches, super heroes, video game characters and even Capt. Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of Caribbean fame stopped by Fort Jackson Friday night to participate in the post's Fall Festival at the Solomon Center.

  • Forgotten tiny trains carried WWI vets to victory

    Nov 4, 2010

    The saga began in 1918 in northern Virginia's Fort Belvoir, known then as Camp A. A. Humphreys; named for the Union Army general during the Civil War and later the Army's chief of engineers.

  • Town hall meeting gets interactive

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Members of the Fort Jackson community who did not have a chance to attend Tuesday's installation town hall meeting will not have to wonder what they missed.

  • Scary scenario: Chaplains practice active-shooter plan

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Gunshots echo through the halls. Co-workers scream in terror. With panic sinking in, what should you do to save yourself and others' Active shooter incidents are on the rise in this country, and at military installations. At Fort Jackson, post officials are working with organizations to develop plans in the event of a shooter.

  • Holiday a chance to thank our heroes

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Veterans Day is an important day, not only for those who have served and those who continue to serve, but for every American. I strongly believe that we cannot show too much appreciation and respect for our veterans. Our country would not have the many freedoms that it has today had it not been for the tremendous courage and sacrifices of our veterans.

  • Fall Festival, Halloween Howl provide Fall family fun

    Nov 4, 2010

    Witches, super heroes, video game characters and even Capt. Jack Sparrow of the Pirates of Caribbean fame stopped by Fort Jackson Friday night to participate in the postAca,!a,,cs Fall Festival at the Solomon Center. Child, Youth and School Services staff manned dozens of tables full of games to accommodate children of all ages.

  • Friends and Family

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Before the Army

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Army Years

    Nov 4, 2010

  • Family salute: Post celebrates Military Family Month

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- President Barack Obama issued an official proclamation Monday designating November as Military Family Month.

  • Electricity 'bills' coming soon: Energy conservation program to begin for on-post resident

    Nov 4, 2010

    Go green and get a little green. That is the incentive for a new energy-conservation program in family housing.

  • Bundle of joy: Second-graders play parents to pumpkins

    Nov 4, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As many children learned the art of pumpkin carving last week, some Fort Jackson children were taught to be responsible pumpkin caretakers.

  • Native Americans share cultures, histories with Fort Rucker

    Oct 23, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "Be true at heart, keep mother Earth clean, be good to one another." Words to live by, according to the Spirit Warrior.

  • APG Commander's Corner: Processes

    Sep 9, 2011

    There is excitement in the air at Aberdeen Proving Ground. You can feel it when you drive past a construction site. Buildings are going up at an unprecedented pace, roads are being finished, new units are reporting for duty. We are in the midst of an awakening and it feels good to be a part of it.

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