Archive: Nov 2010

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  • Wrap-up of the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting took place Oct. 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. More than 30,000 people registered to attend the event. The meeting included senior leader speeches, Institute of Land Warfare panels, Family Forums, and exhibits, all demonstrating the capabilities and future of the Army. You can watch Gen. Casey's speech, along with other panels and forums, on-line

  • Delegates tackle top Warrior Country issues

    Nov 3, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Lauren Gasper arrived at the Army Family Action Plan Conference here Oct. 26 with her sleeves rolled up and prepared to make life better for Soldiers, civilian employees and their family members living in Warrior Country.

  • Foreign Clearance Guidance: What you need to know about Official Passports

    Nov 3, 2010

    This article is designed to clear up confusion on passport requirements for PCSing to Korea

  • Students get first-hand postal operations scoop

    Nov 3, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Pfc. Maureen Hanscom-Long, a postal clerk at the Casey Garrison Post Office, shows 1st grade students from Casey Elementary School a postcard of a stamp during their visit for Kids Day at the Post Office Oct. 28. Each student was permitted to send a postcard to a friend as part of their introduction to postal operations.

  • Indian, U.S. Soldiers share airborne techniques

    Nov 3, 2010

    Soldiers of U.S. Army Alaska and the Indian Army combined a diversity of procedures, techniques and cultures to conduct basic airborne refresher training Nov. 2-3 as part of Yudh Abhyas 2010. .

  • Camp Meeting at Pleasant Grove Uncovers History, More

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWAWRT, Ga.</b> Six Soldiers from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team found an opportunity not only to help the community but learn something about history too. They lent a hand to help set up for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery visit at Fort Stewart for guests from the Pleasant Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church, Oct. 30.

  • 260th QM Soldiers Paint the Town Pink

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga.</b> Busses pulled into a packed parking lot near Wilson Gate at Hunter Army Airfield, packed with the Soldiers and leadership of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, during the early morning hours, Oct. 27.

  • Vanguard Soldiers hone map, land navigation skills

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team rear detachment conducted a series of classes in map reading and land navigation training to update their basic Soldiering skills and re-familiarize themselves on their perishable skills, Oct. 27-28.

  • Black Diamonds construct new combat outpost at Deh Yak

    Nov 3, 2010

  • 3rd ID Soldiers Build Lasting Ties

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>BAGHDAD</b> School is out for the day at the North Halabsah School northwest of Baghdad.

  • Reintegration: ACS puppet program prepares children for homecoming

    Nov 3, 2010

    In preparation of Soldiers returning home after a year-long deployment, children and their parents gathered for their own reintegration seminar, a program designed specifically for children.

  • General provides Yellow Ribbon program perspective

    Nov 3, 2010

    Opening his address here to spouses of troops recently returned from Iraq, Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the Army Reserve's top-ranking officer, made an unexpected plea to what he recognizes as the best-qualified group to spot post-deployment problems early: "I need your help."

  • Translog Fall 2010 Issue

    Nov 3, 2010

    The Fall 2010 issue of Translog, the official magazine of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.

  • DARPA effort speeds bio-threat response

    Nov 3, 2010

    Spurred by the 21st century's first flu pandemic, the Defense Department has developed new, faster ways to make vaccines that could save lives around the world.

  • FORSCOM Hispanic warrant officer attains a first in his professional field

    Nov 3, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Four (CW4) Princido Texidor, the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Food Service advisor, was promoted today to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5). The promotion made Texidor of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, the first Hispanic to achieve the rank of CW5 in the Army's Food Service branch. CW5 is the highest rank in the Warrant Officer Corps. Maj. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, FORSCOM's G4/Director of Logistics, presided over the promotion ceremony, which took place in the Hall of Heroes at the Soldier Support Center at Fort Bragg, NC.

  • Being immunized fosters a healthy workforce

    Nov 3, 2010

    For members of the Army Family - Soldiers, civilians and Family members - protection against seasonal influenza is a simple immunization - inhaling a mist or getting a flu shot.

  • 'Real' housewives of Fort Carson

    Nov 3, 2010

    Let me ask you this: How many military spouses do you know walk around in a pair of $500 shoes, carry around designer purses, drive high-end luxury vehicles, or have a full-time nanny raising their children' I don't know of any. Those so-called real housewives on TV think they have it hard, but as an outside viewer into their lives, all I see is a lack of appreciation for what they have and no understanding of sacrifice. Concerns over social circles, salon appointments, making sure the nanny is there to raise their children and what party to go to next has my stomach turning.

  • All-Army teams win silver at Armed Forces Golf Championships

    Nov 3, 2010

    Bronze medalist Capt. Daniela Kessler and fourth-place finisher Capt. Austin Luher led the All-Army Golf Teams to runner-up finishes behind All-Air Force at the 2010 Armed Forces Golf Championships Oct. 23-26 at Eaglewood Golf Course.

  • USACR/Safety Center command sergeant major urges commitment to Soldiers

    Nov 3, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center command sergeant major, provides safety advice for the new fiscal year.

  • 'Don't Ask' to stay in place through appeal

    Nov 3, 2010

    The so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy will stay in place while the Justice Department appeals a federal judge's ruling last month that the law that bans gay men and lesbians from serving openly is unconstitutional.

  • Chairman: Veterans deserve nation's best now, in future

    Nov 3, 2010

    Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke at a Business Executives for National Security dinner in New York honoring David and Mary Boies with the organization's Eisenhower Award.

  • Chairman: Veterans deserve nation's best now, in future

    Nov 3, 2010

    Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke at a Business Executives for National Security dinner in New York honoring David and Mary Boies with the organization's Eisenhower Award.

  • Raider Battalion provides OPFOR for 116th Cavalry mobilization

    Nov 3, 2010

    As the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team prepares for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn, Task Force - Opposing Force sets the stage for realistic training to ensure the deploying unit is prepared to successfully execute its combat tasks. TF OPFOR is comprised of Soldiers from 1-347th Combat Support/Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, supported by 3-349th Logistics Support Battalion, whose purpose is to simulate Iraqi Security Force, or insurgent forces depending on the scenario they are supporting at the time.

  • USARC's top enlisted Soldier visits new headquarters

    Nov 3, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz, the command sergeant major for the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR), and the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), visited the USARC Forward operations here today to spend time with enlisted members of the USARC Advanced Echelon (ADVON) and see how construction on the new U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and USARC combined headquarters complex is progressing.

  • May 21, 2010 - CSA remarks at Georgetown University ROTC commissioning

    Nov 3, 2010

    Gen. Casey's remarks at the May 21st, 2010 Georgetown University ROTC commissioning.

  • Cadet Command school opens in new Kentucky home

    Nov 3, 2010

    Cadet Command, now operating at Fort Knox, Ky., stands up a key training venue at its new home.

  • June 3, 2010 -- CSA remarks at Gen. Thurman promotion ceremony

    Nov 3, 2010

    Gen. George Casey's remarks at the Gen. Thurman promotion ceremony

  • Heidelberg and Mannheim football teams earn trip to Super Six

    Nov 3, 2010

    After a stellar season, the Heidelberg Lions and Mannheim Bison football teams both snagged seats to the Super Six high school football championships in Baumholder, Germany Nov. 6. The top best teams in Europe will battle it out for division I, II and III crowns.

  • TIME OUT! No Longer America's Pastime

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>Commentary</b>If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound' If a team wins the World Series and no one watches, is the sport still America's pastime'

  • Sledgehammer Soldiers win Doughboy Classic

    Nov 3, 2010

    <b>FORT BENNING, Ga.</b>- Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, brought service football back to Doughboy Stadium, at Fort Benning, with a 29-13 victory over the Columbus State (Ga.) Cougar football club, Oct. 28.

  • National Military Family Month salutes contributions of family members

    Nov 3, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - Once again, the Department of Defense has recognized November as National Military Family Month to salute the contributions of military family members.

  • MRTs bring resilience to 21st TSC

    Nov 3, 2010

    Between multiple deployments, intense training schedules and family life, Soldiers today can find themselves in many different stressful situations.

  • Combatives tournament reinforces law enforcement training

    Nov 3, 2010

    The 230th Military Police Company "Warmasters" held a combatives tournament Oct. 25 on Sembach Kaserne here to find the best hand-to-hand fighter in the company.

  • IMCOM begins second phase of guard conversion

    Nov 3, 2010

    Nearly 1,400 jobs at 16 installations will transition from contract security firms to federal civil service beginning in January 2011 as the conversion of access control point security guards enters its second phase.

  • Storybook characters come to life in Heidelberg

    Nov 3, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- A colorful cast of storybook characters came to life to take over the streets surrounding Mark Twain Elementary School.

  • 21st TSC assists with Kaiserslautern Cross-Country Invitational

    Nov 3, 2010

    The below freezing temperatures at daybreak did not deter the Soldiers, Civilians and family members from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command from lending a hand at the Kaiserslautern Cross-Country Invitational on Rhine Ordnance Barracks Oct. 23.

  • 'Amazing Grace' raises awareness

    Nov 3, 2010

  • 21st TSC program makes property accountability, equipment turn-in easier

    Nov 3, 2010

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command has been conducting a campaign for property accountability and turn-in of excess military equipment called Task Force Harvest.

  • Resolute Warriors welcome new command team

    Nov 3, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, VA.(Nov. 2, 2010) - The 7th Sustainment Brigade conducted a change of command and change of responsibility ceremony Tuesday morning at 3rd Port, welcoming on board Col. Lawrence A. Kominiak as the new brigade commander and Command Sgt. Maj. Tony Escalona as the new brigade command sergeant major.

  • DoD Yellow Ribbon Program for Reintegration

    Nov 3, 2010

  • Developing leaders

    Nov 3, 2010

    They are part of a small group of 12 civilians selected by the Training and Doctrine Command to participate in an elite leader development program. Now, Jay Allen and Robert Garrison, Combined Arms Support Command and Sustainment Center of Excellence employees, are developing under the guidance of some of the Army's top professionals. Allen and Garrison are participating in the TRADOC sponsored Senior Leader Development Program which targets 10-12 participants yearly. The two-year program provides selectees with the funding, educational access, guidance and mentorship to develop into top senior-level leaders.

  • President proclaims November as Military Family Month

    Nov 3, 2010

  • Strategic initiatives outline command's pathway forward

    Nov 3, 2010

    Major objectives, missions, and lines of operation sound like something from a classic espionage movie. In reality, they are documents used as part of the Army Contracting Command's strategic planning process. These documents provide strategic guidance for our leaders as they ensure the organization's ability to provide sustainable contracting services for our Warfighter community in the execution our global mission in the 21st century. One of the outputs of the strategic planning process is the strategic initiatives.

  • U.S. Army aviators depart Iraq, share bird's-eye perspective on success

    Nov 3, 2010

    Lt. Col. Michael Bentley no longer cringes flying over Baghdad. In the "old days," the city was dangerous. But now the Army pilot looks down from his Black Hawk helicopter to see the lights of amusement parks and kids at swimming pools. After seven years of war in Iraq, Bentley sees success.

  • Military progresses in identifying, treating brain, mental injuries

    Nov 3, 2010

    Nine years of conflict has revolutionized the way the military treats its combat wounded, Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr., the Navy surgeon general, told American Forces Press Service.

  • Annual Safety Day Rings in the Winter Season

    Nov 3, 2010

  • Indian Army Soldiers qualify at range, exchange tactics with U.S. Army Alaska Soldiers

    Nov 3, 2010

    Weapon proficiency is an important principle for Soldiers, but it's not often that one gets the opportunity to train with weapons used by a foreign army. Soldiers of the Indian Army were given that chance during a small arms range here as part of the bilateral training exercise Yudh Abhyas 2010. U.S. Army Alaska Soldiers provided guidance and assistance to the Indian Soldiers while they fired M-4 carbine rifles for zeroing and qualification.

  • Collaboration improves treatment of unseen scars of war

    Nov 2, 2010

    Several times every week, a team of about 50 specialists gathers around a conference table at the National Naval Medical Center here to assess the progress of every wounded warrior undergoing treatment at the hospital.

  • New medical center serves military, veterans

    Nov 2, 2010

    The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments took a big step today toward closer collaboration with the dedication of a first-of-its-kind, fully integrated health-care center, in North Chicago, Ill.

  • Military Family Appreciation Month

    Nov 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Military Family Appreciation Month is a time to honor the sacrifices of our military families and to communicate the Army's recognition and heartfelt thanks to Army families for their continued commitment, strength and resilience. The theme for this year's observances is "Army Families - We Honor Your Faithful Commitment, Strength and Resilience."

  • Japan and U.S. work to build stronger team

    Nov 2, 2010

    Since World War II concluded, the United States has worked to build a better relationship with Japan. In 1960, the U.S. and Japan signed the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security, a binding agreement for both countries to support each other from enemy attack. United States Army Japan facilitates a two-week Orient Shield exercise in Japan each fall consisting of approximately 400 National Guard members from six states, working with approximately 200 Soldiers from the Japanese military.

  • Sgt. Yano Library hosts Tutor.com presentation, training

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS - Representatives from Tutor.com led a training session at the Sgt. Yano Library, here, Oct. 20.

  • Hale Kula librarian named Central District Teacher of the Year

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Hale Kula Elementary School librarian, here, has been named the Central District Teacher of the Year.

  • Army striving for 'net-zero' energy use

    Nov 2, 2010

    The Army has a goal of "net-zero" energy consumption by 2030 -- one of three challenges laid out by the service's assistant secretary for installations, energy and the environment.

  • Guard chief sets support to assault victims as priority

    Nov 2, 2010

    Providing support to victims of sexual assault is one of the National Guard's top goals, the Guard's senior officer told attendees at the 2010 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Leadership Summit Monday.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Nov 2, 2010

    Photos from 3rd Special Forces Group (A), Group Support Battalion participate in a heavy weapons range and convoy live fire training during their two-week course to prepare support Soldiers for combat operations with Special Forces Elements.

  • Making a difference

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Volunteers work on a project at Hale Kula Elementary School, Saturday, during national Make A Difference Day. Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, and parents, staff and students spent the day beautifying the campus. Started by USA Weekend magazine, Make A Difference Day is a national day of neighbors helping neighbors.

  • Army Reserve Leadership Breaks Ground on New Facility

    Nov 2, 2010

    Article on the groundbreaking ceremony for the new headquarters facility for the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve.

  • DLIFLC commandant gets special invitation to Japanese American Museum groundbreaking

    Nov 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Retired Col. Thomas Sakamoto visited the Presidio of Monterey to invite Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center Commandant Col. Danial Pick to a Nov. 14 groundbreaking ceremony for a Japanese American Museum at the Presidio of San Francisco.

  • Head Hunter troopers train Iraqi Army, improve mortar skills

    Nov 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq- Soldiers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, spent the day training with the Soldiers of the 6th Brigade, 3rd Division, Iraqi Army to improve mortar skills Oct. 26.

  • FMWR at forefront of Army Family Covenant programs

    Nov 2, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The Army Family Covenant was signed here in Hawaii three years ago in a ceremony with the Army's vice chief of staff and senior Hawaii Army leaders. This covenant is a pact - by Army leadership - pledging to provide a quality of life commensurate to the quality of service asked of our Soldiers and their families.

  • Black Jack tests digital command capabilities

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- As a new year draws near and a possible deployment with it, Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, continue to increase the depths of their training at every opportunity.

  • Sexual assault prevention programs aim for force healthy, ready force

    Nov 2, 2010

    Providing support to victims of sexual assault is one of the National Guard's top goals, the Guard's senior officer told attendees at the 2010 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Leadership Summit Monday.

  • Long Knife trainers congratulate IPs during graduation

    Nov 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Members of the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, congratulate the Iraqi Police for completing a basic crime scene investigation course during a graduation ceremony Oct. 27.

  • Soldier's 100-mile trek supports Wounded Warrior Project

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Lt. Col. Jack Usrey , the division personnel officer, completed ten, ten-mile loops around the 1st Cav. Div. area from Oct. 27-29, starting and stopping at the 1st Cav. Div. memorial on Cooper Field. The date marks his second time to complete 100 miles since his double knee replacement surgery on Oct. 28, 2008. During the walk, Usrey simultaneously raised more than $7,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, designed to take action to help injured servicemen and women of this generation. According to Pentagon estimates there are nearly 40,000 servicemen and women who have returned from a deployment going through a rehabilitation fight.

  • AFC continues its commitment to provide resources to families

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's primary goal is to improve the quality of life of its Soldiers and families, especially as, since 2004, Hawaii's Soldiers and families have experienced continuous deployments resulting in rising levels of stress.

  • FRGs keep the homefires burning during deployments

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Family readiness groups in Army-Hawaii exemplify promises made in the Army Family Covenant.

  • Fort Irwin students touch the stars with helping hand from NASA

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- During their preschool days, Tiefort View Intermediate School fifth-graders Kayla Hensley, Hannah Kaczor and J.M. Malana sang, "Twinkle, twinkle little star. How I wonder what you are." Last year as fourth-graders at TVIS, the trio not only discovered the composition of stars but the moon as well as they participated in the LCROSS mission, which revealed more about the lunar make-up to NASA scientists through the Lewis Center for Education Research (LCER) program. The program enables students at TVIS to operate and control a deep space radio telescope as part of the Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope program.

  • National Capital Region & Army Military District Washington Warriors Recognized

    Nov 2, 2010

    Four Soldiers from the JFHQ NCR and the Army MDW were recognized for their participation in the 2010 Army Best Warrior Competition

  • Army Family Covenant: Supporting Soldiers, families and civilians

    Nov 2, 2010

  • ARNORTH showcases mission, capability, importance during AUSA exposition

    Nov 2, 2010

  • Blue Star Card offers many SKIES discounts

    Nov 2, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Blue Star Card holders can get up to $300 of free Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited classes, per child.

  • CYSS, Blue Star Card support families during deployment

    Nov 2, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - For many military families, child care is a necessity, and quality child care is more important than ever, especially with deployments now becoming a way of life.

  • Slinging supplies on the battlefield

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- As improvised explosive devices become more and more prevalent in conflicts across the world, moving equipment and supplies throughout a combat zone has become an increasingly hazardous occupation.

  • Mint Condition rocks COS Marez

    Nov 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq -At an amphitheater located in northern Iraq, crowds of civilians and military servicemembers gathered under beaming lights for a rare treat, a live concert.

  • New booking policy saves SDDC time and money

    Nov 2, 2010

    Members of the 835th Transportation Battalion use a new booking process for the first time in the Pacific saving time and money as they supported Amphibious Landing Exercise 2011.

  • Head Hunters mentor IA forward observers

    Nov 2, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Forward observers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, help instruct a 10-day forward observer course to IA troops. The course is part of more extensive mortar team training and is designed to improve their skills in locating enemy targets.

  • New equipment helps troops locate insurgents

    Nov 2, 2010

    Troopers from 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division participated in a search and tactical site exploitation (TSE) class, here, at the National Training Center.

  • Cav scouts prep core skills

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Whether conducting a cordon and search of a village looking for high-value targets or conducting route reconnaissance and engaging in a moving firefight from their vehicles, a scout squadron must be able to perform at a high-level regardless of their mission.

  • Wolfpack hoses off during chem training

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Soldiers from Battery A, 26th Field Artillery Regiment (Target Acquisition Battery), 41st Fires Brigade learned how to properly decontaminate a humvee and larger trucks using a high powered M26 generator during chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training held the 41st Fires Bde. motor pool, Oct. 26-27.

  • Shotgun range hones skills

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A Joint Service Combat Shotgun Program report on the effectiveness of shotguns in a combat environment states, "The probablility of hitting a man-sized target with a shotgun was superior to that of all other weapons."

  • Cpl. Jason Savage remembered

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Cpl. Jason Savage, a valued Soldier and admired friend, was remembered during his memorial service at the "Ironhorse" Chapel, here, Oct. 28.

  • A retirement that is out of this world

    Nov 2, 2010

    When the last launch of space shuttle Discovery takes place later this week, the Army will have yet another connection to the current presence on the International Space Station.

  • Remarks - Under Secretary of the Army - Army Civilian Luncheon - AUSA Convention

    Nov 2, 2010

    Now I want to begin by quoting from the Secretary of the Army, and it's a speech I'm sure all of you heard on Monday. I think he gave a great speech, focusing a lot on the Generating Force. And he said, "Over the course of the past nine years, the operational Army - the pointy end of the spear - has changed dramatically. The need for that change has been driven by a fundamental imperative: daily contact with a decentralized, adaptive, creative and deadly enemy. But the institutional Army - the generating force - which prepares, trains, educates and supports our forces for current and future fights, looks much the same, structurally, as it did since the early to mid-70s."

  • Army increases support for suicide prevention

    Nov 2, 2010

    In an attempt to combat the rise in Army-wide suicides, efforts are being made to increase awareness of the risk factors and warning signs to prevent suicides. In addition, Army leadership across the board is stepping up to provide better assistance in mitigating causes linked to suicidal thoughts and actions.

  • Move Forward: Physical Therapists bring motion to life

    Nov 2, 2010

    October is the month designated, by the American Physical Therapy Association in 1982, as National Physical Therapy Month to celebrate physical therapy nationwide. This year's theme for National Physical Therapy Month is Move Forward: Physical Therapists bring motion to life.

  • Country singer performs at Fort Riley in honor of Military Family Appreciation Month

    Nov 2, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - At 9:45 a.m. Oct. 29, Kristin Takach and Courtney Forrester arrived at the Fort Riley Post Exchange with one mission in mind. For Takach, that mission was to be the first person in line to meet country music singer Darryl Worley - the first star she's ever met.

  • Drill Team displays precision, skill at Fort Hood

    Nov 2, 2010

    Coverage of "The Old Guard's" recruiting visit to Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Creating a Spark: The Future of Cyber Defense

    Nov 2, 2010

    Members of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's G3, Lt. Col. Craig Cox, Capt. John (Jack) F. Bierce and Maj. Jennifer Adams-Buckhouse, as well as Maj. Paul Nix of the Battle Lab assisted the William Mitchell High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps team by mentoring them as preparation for the CyberPatriot competition.

  • Sustainers Participate In Pierce Elementary Fall Festival

    Nov 2, 2010

    Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered at Pierce Elementary School's Fall Festival on Friday, Oct. 29th.

  • 10th Mountain Division (LI) takes command of RC(S) during TOA

    Nov 2, 2010

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Maj. Gen. Nick Carter, outgoing commander of Regional Command South, handed over command to Maj. Gen. James L. Terry, 10th Mountain Division (LI) and new RC(S) commander, during a transition of authority ceremony Tuesday on Kandahar Airfield.

  • News Archive

    Nov 2, 2010

  • Army leader impressed with what she saw at Natick

    Nov 2, 2010

    On her visit to the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations Energy and Environment, Katherine Hammack learned about what is done here to protect the Soldier and also what NSSC is working on to keep the installation relevant in the future.

  • Rolling quietly into the future at Natick

    Nov 2, 2010

    As he rolled up the hill near Building 45 at U.S. Army Garrison Natick, Rich Valcourt flipped the high-gear switch on the right side of the steering column, stepped on the accelerator, and reached the top with power to spare.

  • November message from Director of Army Safety

    Nov 2, 2010

    Brig. Gen. William T. Wolf, Director of Army Safety, provides safety information for November and urges extra vigilance for Veterans Day and Thanksgiving.

  • Corps of Engineers, Commissary agency build sustainable facilities in Europe

    Nov 2, 2010

    The $21.5 million Ansbach facility will be the greenest commissary to date, with energy-saving features and sustainable initiatives.

  • TRADOC Foreign Liaison Officers visit Signal, Aviation Centers of Excellence (SIGCoE/USAACE)

    Nov 2, 2010

    Foreign Liaison Officers (FLOs) assigned to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Germany, France, the Netherlands, Brazil, Israel, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Japan, and Spain recently participated in the annual fall FLO trip from Oct. 4 to 6, the FLOs traveled to Fort Rucker, Ala. and Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • Taking command

    Nov 2, 2010

    Change of command Army Field Support Battalion Korea/Logistics Support Element, 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey. This battalion is part of the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • 'Into the Fire' depicts challenges of disabled vets

    Nov 2, 2010

    "Into the Fire" gave some Pentagon workers Friday a chance to reflect on the challenges that face returning veterans with disabilities and combat-related traumas.

  • Soldiers celebrate Halloween in Iraq

    Nov 2, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers deployed to Iraq traded their uniforms for costumes as they celebrated Halloween with parties on Oct. 29 and Oct. 31.

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