Archive: Nov 2010

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  • 599th Soldiers create excitement for 2nd graders

    Nov 22, 2010

  • 7th Signal Command (Theater) command video

    Nov 22, 2010

    7th Signal Command (Theater), from its headquarters at Fort Gordon, Ga., provides continental U.S.-based operating and generating forces assured access to the global collaborative information environment through LandWarNet capabilities to support all network-dependent battle command requirements through all operational phases. The command establishes unity of command to provision, operate and defend the LandWarNet in CONUS through integrated network operations. One Team - One Network!

  • Special academy in Iraq graduates first NCOs

    Nov 22, 2010

    An Army aviation brigade deployed to Iraq graduated its first students Saturday from a seven-day program designed to develop the full spectrum of leadership skills for future noncommissioned officers.

  • 25th ID Sgt. Audie Murphy Club Induction Ceremony

    Nov 22, 2010

    Soldiers receive Sgt. Audi Murphy Club Medallion for significant leadership skills and performance during the 25th Inf. Div. Sgt. Audie Murphy Club Induction Ceremony Nov. 18 at the Main Post Conference Room, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Youth Sports wins national award for recreation, sports

    Nov 22, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Youth Sports Program is one of five organizations that received the 2010 Excellence in Youth Sports Award from the National Alliance for Youth Sports, or NAYS.

  • Medal of Honor recipient honored at NY Jets game

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta and his wife Jennifer were cheered by 70,000 at New Meadowlands Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21 as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day which included a joint services color guard and members of the West Point Band.

  • Two SDDC units claim CSASEA award for 2010

    Nov 22, 2010

  • Army Conducts Successful High Altitude Airship Flight Demonstration

    Nov 22, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - The HiSentinel80 unmanned high altitude airship completed a successful test Nov. 10 launching from Page, Ariz., and tracking northeast toward Utah and Colorado.

  • Marines run 1,300 miles to honor fallen comrades

    Nov 22, 2010

    It's 2 a.m. on a cold November night, and although a heavy rain dampens the earth before him, the Marine runs on. With each step he takes, he offers a silent prayer to fallen comrades. Some he knew, others he did not, but one thing remains certain: those who had paid the ultimate sacrifice for service and country did so wearing the same uniform as he. Ignoring the cold, blinking away rain drops - the Marine runs on.

  • Straight Talk: Attentive drivers keep children safe in school zones

    Nov 22, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Throughout this school year, there already have been too many close calls with drivers not seeing children around our schools.

  • Joint Disaster Training Benefits New York National Guard, Civilian First Responders

    Nov 22, 2010

    POMONA, NY (11/20/2010) - React to and contain a structure fire at a suspected drug lab, or worse, a suspected terrorist attack involving chemical weapons. That was the mission of the Soldiers, Airman, and New York Guard members assigned to the New York National Guard's 24th Civil Support Team for Weapons of Mass Destruction andthe CERFP (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package), were given at an exercise held at the Rockland County Fire Training Center here. More than 400 members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, the volunteer New York Guard (A state defense force) , and participating Rockland County-based law enforcement and emergency response took part in the Defense Support to Civil Authorities exercise.

  • AFAP Committee Confer on Army Life Issues

    Nov 22, 2010

    Dave VanderHeyden, program manager, Army Family Action Plan, Rock Island Arsenal-Garrison, said quality of life issues are the major focus for the annual AFAP Conference held at Rock Island Arsenal Nov. 9-10. "As a grassroots process, AFAP allows our most important assets, Soldiers and their Families, the opportunity to influence their own quality of life and standard of living," said VanderHeyden. The major issues discussed at the conference were: child care, consumer services, entitlements, force support, medical/dental, education, family support, housing, leadership, and civilian employment.

  • Honoring Native American, Alaska Native heritage

    Nov 22, 2010

    On Aug. 3, 1990, President George H. W. Bush declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month. Since then, presidents have reiterated that proclamation each year with one of their own, eventually extending the proclamation to include Alaska Natives.

  • Army Reserve culinary decorations center of attraction

    Nov 22, 2010

    This year, three Army Reserve Soldiers are members of the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team from Ft. Lee, Va., that will compete in the Culinary World Cup in Luxemburg, November 20-25. Staff Sgt. Joseph Parker of the 841st Engineer Battalion, Miami, Fla., Spc. Jeffrey Vaughan assigned to the 55th Sustainment Brigade from Ft. Belvoir, Va. and Sgt. Trent Skinner of the 645th Transportation Company (Inland Cargo) from Las Vegas, Nev., are the first Army Reserve Soldiers to be appointed to the them that has been a joint team, open to service members from all branches, since 2008.

  • Survivors remember fallen at SOS ceremony

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - In an emotionally charged ceremony at the Survivor Outreach Services Center, here, Nov. 10, friends and battle buddies hung 22 photos of fallen Soldiers from 1st Battalion,184th Infantry Regiment, 29th Brigade Combat Team, Hawaii Army National Guard, as they shared words of comfort and hope with their fellow survivors.

  • Live TV town hall to feature health, more

    Nov 22, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Themes for the next live TV town hall, Dec. 1, 7 p.m., on installation channel TV2, here, include holiday health and safety, current programs and special events.

  • Minds meet for Military Child Education Coalition

    Nov 22, 2010

    Military and Civilian personnel united to brainstorm solutions toward helping military children and strengthening the Army's partnership with the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) during the World Congress Center for Atlanta Public Engagement Dinner and Orientation in Atlanta Oct. 28 and 29.

  • With the Army trying to build resiliency in the force,...

    Nov 22, 2010

    Man on the street: With the Army trying to build resiliency in the force, the Sentinel asked members of the Fort McPherson community: "How are you making yourself a healthier, fitter person'"

  • Texas Honor Ride thanks wounded veterans, Families

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Close to 800 motorcycles and support vehicles traveled from Houston and other Texas cities to salute wounded warriors and Families during the Texas Honor Ride Nov. 13 with Salado Creek Park as the final destination.

  • Army wife Gomez wins Operation Rising Star military singing contest

    Nov 22, 2010

    Melissa Gomez, who left Soldiering to become a full-time Army wife and mother, won the 2010 Operation Rising Star military singing contest Nov. 19 at Wallace Theater.

  • Risk factors focus of 'Tell a Friend' breast cancer awareness luncheon

    Nov 22, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- Breast cancer awareness committees from Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Medical Center and The American Cancer Society collaborated to present an 11th annual "Tell a Friend" luncheon at the San Antonio Country Club Oct. 29.

  • 1st Air Cav learns how to 'ASIST'

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - What can a Soldier do to intervene and help someone who is contemplating suicide'

  • Father receives Purple Heart at son's promotion

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- When Clavis Gilbert Sr. attended his son's promotion to chief warrant officer 2 on Oct. 15, he didn't anticipate receiving a decoration of his own.

  • MEDEVAC training downrange

    Nov 22, 2010

    MEDEVAC training downrange

  • Christmas comes early for 100 wounded warriors

    Nov 22, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- Christmas came early for 100 active duty and retired wounded warriors on Veterans Day. However, the gifts weren't presented by the usual jolly person in a red suit and white beard, but by angels.

  • Buffalo Soldiers honor veterans, their history

    Nov 22, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Dressed in period uniforms, members of the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Association honored veterans Nov. 11 at the San Antonio National Cemetery during the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Commemorative Ceremony.

  • MRAPs Fielded To Polish Battle Group

    Nov 22, 2010

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade finish preparing mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles at an Army Materiel Command fielding area in Afghanistan before delivering them to Polish forces.

  • A new take on personal weapons safety

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 41st Fires Brigade participated in a two-day course on weapons safety, Nov. 16-17, only this time the weapons were not Army issued.

  • Robots to rescue wounded on battlefield

    Nov 22, 2010

    A robot now being tested may soon be used to rescue wounded Soldiers under fire without risking additional lives.

  • Iraqi security forces learn checkpoint medical skills

    Nov 22, 2010

    Combat medics assigned to A Co., 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, provided training on how to properly splint fractures and broken bones at a checkpoint in Wanah, Iraq, Nov. 15.

  • Snipers ready IA for competition

    Nov 22, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq-At a shooting range just outside the gates of a joint security station in northern Iraq, the sound of gunfire echoed through the morning air.

  • 401st Commander Emphasizes Alert Procedures

    Nov 22, 2010

    Col. Richard B. O'Connor, 401st Army Field Support Brigade commander, speaks to maintenance employees and members of the 3rd Battalion of the 401st at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. O'Connor focused on the importance of alert procedures in case of emergency, mass casualty or attack. The workers are part of the Field Installation Readiness Support Team (FIRST) employed by Architecture Engineering Consulting Operations Maintenance-Consolidated Analysis Center Inc. (Photo by Sharon L. Strickland, 3-401st AFSB Public Affairs)

  • At Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Veterans Day ceremony honors past and present heroes

    Nov 22, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The gray sky and intermittent drizzle did nothing to dampen the patriotic spirit of about 1,500 people who came out to honor service members, past and present, at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Nov. 11.

  • Ten Miler teams do installations proud

    Nov 22, 2010

    On Oct. 24, the 26th Army Ten Miler took place in Washington, D.C. All 50 states and 24 countries were represented, and 865 teams were registered among the 30,000 runners.

  • Elementary school honors Veterans, opens science lab

    Nov 22, 2010

    Former garrison commander Col. Jerry Blixt returned to Fort Belvoir

  • 1st Lt. Donarski inspires golf crowd at Children's Miracle Network Classic

    Nov 22, 2010

    A Soldier who twice was nearly declared dead wowed PGA Tour golfers and fans during the Pro-Am portion of the Children's Miracle Network Classic Nov. 11-12 at Walt Disney World Resort.

  • Ninety runners take on Fort Gillem's final 5-km gallop

    Nov 22, 2010

    On Nov. 5, Fort Gillem celebrated its 69th birthday with a run. The Gillem Gallop, a 5-km race that takes place around Stevens Lake on Fort Gillem, has been a staple community event for the past 27 years.

  • Garrison stands down for safety awareness

    Nov 22, 2010

    Detroit Arsenal conducted a safety stand down day Nov. 17 to increase employee's awareness of the importance of safety both on the job and at home.

  • New Commander Takes Over Fargo-Based Brigade

    Nov 22, 2010

    FARGO, N.D. - Col. Lannie Runck assumed command of the North Dakota Army National Guard's only deployable brigade-level military unit at a Change of Command Ceremony here on Sunday.

  • Survey seeks details about garrison's information network procedures

    Nov 22, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - If you are reading this article, then you are already familiar with the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's newspaper, the "Hawaii Army Weekly."

  • DFACs open to patrons for Thanksgiving 2010

    Nov 22, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Three dining facilities, here, are welcoming service members, families, retirees and authorized guests to Thanksgiving feasts.

  • Going green

    Nov 22, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Mindy Molinari hands recyclables to Fidel Mamaril of Access Information Management, Kapolei, for shredding during Army Hawaii Recycles Day, Monday, at Kaena Community Center, here. America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the U.S.

  • Army team wins first medals in Culinary World Cup

    Nov 22, 2010

    The U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team today won its first medals at the Culinary World Cup being held in Luxemburg through Nov. 24.

  • Sustainers restore Cowley Cemetery

    Nov 22, 2010

    Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered during Fort Knox's post cleanup to clean Cowley Cemetery on Nov. 3. The cleanup came as part of Fort Knox's post-wide cleanup involving most of the units on post. The purpose of the cleanup was to focus the full weight of the installation's available resources to maintain a high state of appearance for all Fort Knox facilities and grounds.

  • Transfer of Excess Non-Standard Equipment in Iraq to State and Local Governments

    Nov 22, 2010

    State and local governments are seeing the benefits of the Iraq Drawdown in the form of excess non-standard equipment. The Department of Defense, in partnership with the General Services Administration and the non-profit National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property, is diligently working to provide state and local governments access to excess non-standard equipment used by U.S Forces in Iraq. The hard work is starting to show benefits.

  • MilTube brings video-sharing behind the DoD firewall

    Nov 22, 2010

    The military workforce can now share videos behind secure network firewalls with the debut of milTube. The new website meets the Department of Defense's need for a dynamic way to share videos - including training, ceremonies and news clips - across installations worldwide. With channels, categories and tags, users can easily watch, upload, sort and search content. Because all activity takes place behind the firewall, the video and audio are protected from unauthorized viewing and distribution. That makes milTube a safe military alternative to commercial video-sharing sites like YouTube.

  • Staff Sgt. Giunta at New York Jets Game (5 of 5)

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta is interviewed at Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21, 2010. Giunta was being honored as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day.

  • Staff Sgt. Giunta at New York Jets Game (4 of 5)

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta talks with a New Jersey State Trooper outside Meadowlands Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21, 2010. Giunta was being honored as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day.

  • 2010 Thanksgiving Message from USACR/Safety Center Leadership

    Nov 22, 2010

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Leadership thanks Soldiers, Family members and Civilians in their Thanksgiving message.

  • Staff Sgt. Giunta at New York Jets Game (3 of 5)

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta talks with US Army AIT students from Fort Meade, Md., outside Meadowlands Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21, 2010. Giunta was being honored as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day.

  • Staff Sgt. Giunta at New York Jets Game (2 of 5)

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta and his wife Jen stand in the end zone at Meadowlands Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21, 2010. Giunta was being honored as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day.

  • Staff Sgt. Giunta at New York Jets Game (1 of 5)

    Nov 22, 2010

    Medal of Honor Recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta and his wife Jen wave to the crowd at Meadowlands Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., Nov. 21, 2010. Giunta was being honored as part of the New York Jets Military Appreciation Day.

  • Keep Thanksgiving safe, avoid deep fried disasters

    Nov 22, 2010

    Many Americans will choose frying over roasting when it comes time to cook their turkey. When done wrong, holiday plans can go up in flames.

  • LTG Rick Lynch's Thanksgiving Holiday Message

    Nov 22, 2010

    As Sarah and I enjoy this special time with our family, we encourage you to reflect on the blessings of the past year, remember our comrades deployed far from home, and enjoy well-deserved time with family and friends. By all means, have fun but use sound judgment.

  • Schweinfurt plays host to Europe-wide training exercise

    Nov 22, 2010

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- Despite, or perhaps thanks to rainy and muddy conditions, a group of maintenance and ordnance Soldiers from U.S. Army Garrisons across Germany received crucial training in wheeled vehicle extraction and removal at Schweinfurt's PfAfA$ndhausen Training Area over two weeks this November.

  • Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT) Training

    Nov 22, 2010

    Soldiers of the German Army engage targets on the Engagement Skill Trainer (EST) while participating in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Operational Mentor and Liaison Team (OMLT) XVII training exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany on 10 November 2010.

  • Support group mentors moms of young children

    Nov 22, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Denise Narramore was busy carrying in the last few items from her son's stroller, all while toting large bottles of juice, a diaper bag and a tiny pair of pants and shoes for her son, a balancing act that's become second-nature for the mother of three.

  • Team Michigan wins worldwide robotics competition

    Sep 9, 2011

    BRISBANE, Australia -- With a squad of 14 robots that worked together autonomously in a complicated mapping exercise, the University of Michigan's "Team Michigan" has won the inaugural Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC 2010) in Australia.

  • Gates sets Nov. 30 for 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' report release

    Nov 21, 2010

    The report of a working group he created to research the ramifications for the Defense Department if the law banning gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military is repealed will be released to Congress and the public Nov. 30, Defense Department officials announced here today.

  • Africa Endeavor planning conference ends in Mauritius

    Nov 21, 2010

    After a full week of briefings and discussions, the first planning conference for communications exercise Africa Endeavor 2011 came to a close on November 11, 2010 in Port Louis, Mauritius.

  • Ghanaian, AFRICOM senior NCOs build relationship

    Nov 21, 2010

    A delegation of senior leaders from Ghana's defense service components visited U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) headquarters as part of a senior leadership engagement that offered an in-depth look at the command's mission and activities, October 10, 2010.

  • Rwandan medical officers visit Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

    Nov 21, 2010

    U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) conducted a familiarization visit for two Rwandan military medical soldiers at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, November 1-4, 2010.

  • Ham testifies at AFRICOM confirmation hearing

    Nov 21, 2010

    President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next commander of U.S. Africa Command outlined his objectives, November 18, during a confirmation hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee.

  • 160th Signal Brigade Conducts Change of Responsibility

    Nov 21, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth Stockton relinquishes his authority as 160th Signal Brigade Command Sergeant Major to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce in a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Army chaplains attend Spiritual Fitness Initiative conference in Iraq

    Nov 20, 2010

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - Chaplains from across Iraq and Afghanistan gathered on Camp Victory, Iraq, Nov. 15, to attend a five-day conference designed to promote a new approach to improving Soldiers' spiritual wellness. The training centered around four principles: command, control, communication, and collaboration. The intent was to expand the skill sets chaplains already possess to build a Soldier's resiliency by giving them a way to help Soldiers take ownership of their spiritual life. The principles also teach people to be honest with God, cope with stress, and be a positive influence to themselves and others.

  • Future NCOs graduate from special course in Iraq

    Nov 20, 2010

    The Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division recently graduated its first class of students from the Demon Academy, a seven-day program designed to develop the full spectrum of leadership skills for future noncommissioned officers. Soldiers attending the academy are taught and mentored in both combat and noncombat aspects of military leadership. Classes include physical fitness, communication skills, resiliency training, risk management, weapons training, leadership philosophies, map reading, and military history. These are photos of the academy's graduation ceremony on Camp Taji, Iraq, Nov. 20.

  • 402nd AFSB civilian key player in historic event

    Nov 20, 2010

  • DoD announces 1st Cav. Div. units' Afghanistan Deployment

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Department of Defense announced today the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters and the division's Air Cavalry Brigade will deploy in spring 2011 as part of upcoming rotations of forces operating in Afghanistan.

  • Tour-stop at Picatinny aims for closer collaboration between Soldiers, engineers

    Nov 19, 2010

    Fifteen Soldiers toured Picatinny Arsenal Nov. 16 as part of a two-week, 11-lab tour of Army research facilities designed to connect Soldiers with the scientists and engineers who design the gear they take into combat.

  • Senator Brown visits Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Nov 19, 2010

    United States Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts received a series of briefings and joined military and civilian employees in a Thanksgiving luncheon Nov. 19 at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Two Army labs agree to combine brainpower

    Nov 19, 2010

    Two Army labs agreed at a ceremony here Nov. 9 to channel brainpower from both organizations into a joint initiative to benefit warfighters.

  • Army aims to better track injured Soldiers

    Nov 19, 2010

    The Army is using a new computer-based tracking system in order to provide more consistent care for injured Soldiers called e-Profile.

  • Summit connects information technology leaders to solutions ahead

    Nov 19, 2010

    The general in charge of operating and defending Army networks in the Western Hemisphere challenged a gathering of more than 100 Army IT professionals from across the nation to help shape the its enterprise network efforts during a leadership summit here November 15-18.

  • Picatinny obtains sophisticated vehicle to counter a variety of threats

    Nov 19, 2010

    The Picatinny Arsenal Fire Department has obtained a sophisticated, highly specialized vehicle designed to provide command and control during incidents involving hazardous materials as well as other potentially lethal threats. The vehicle, which is 57-feet with a 42-inch extended cab, is also designed to respond to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) incidents.

  • USO brings family night to Belvoir with movie premier

    Nov 19, 2010

    Families from Fort Belvoir and the surrounding Washington, D.C., area enjoyed a special, private screening of the television movie "A Walk in My Shoes" Thursday night at Wood Theater.

  • USO brings Family Night to Belvoir with movie premier

    Nov 19, 2010

    Families from Fort Belvoir and the surrounding Washington, D.C. area enjoyed a special, private screening of the television movie "A Walk in My Shoes" Thursday night at Wood Theater.

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems Deputy Lands Top Honor

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Unmanned Aircraft Systems deputy project manager Tim Owings has joined an elite group.

  • Dreams Of Space Shift To Threat Of Weapons

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It can be disheartening to have someone else take control of your dream. So disheartening, in fact, that it can be hard to face the truth.

  • Local Resident Sends Greetings To Troops Overseas

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Shirley Finch was just a newlywed when husband Tom was drafted and sent to fight in the Vietnam War. Back then, there were no cell phones, no e-mails, and no Skype. Correspondence between the two was sparse, to say the least.

  • Depot Delivers 400th Honeywell T-55 Engine

    Nov 19, 2010

  • NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan: One Year Anniversary

    Nov 19, 2010

    NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan: One Year Anniversary

  • Angel Tree Delivers Chance To Give Back

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- This holiday season as you hang your ornaments on your Christmas tree, consider taking one off of another, and becoming an anonymous angel to a military child.

  • AMCOM Workers Hear From Commanding General

    Nov 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers encouraged teamwork during his first town hall meeting at the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • Army testing new FMTVs

    Nov 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army is vigorously conducting reliability, durability and performance testing of its new Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., as part of an effort to add thousands of new trucks to the fleet, service officials said.

  • "Rockfest" rocks out hangar at Wainwright

    Nov 19, 2010

    Alaskan-grown Static Cycle got the party started with an hour-long set including the new hit song, "Inside This World of Mine," which is garnishing national media attention

  • Former JFHQ NCR/MDW Commanding General Retires

    Nov 19, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Richard Rowe, former JFHQ NCR/MDW commanding general retires at Fort Myer.

  • Columbus Lions sign Sledgehammer Brigade Soldier

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - A 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldier is getting a shot at pro football. The Columbus Lions have signed offensive and defensive lineman Matt Nix to a one-year contract, head coach Jason Gibson said.

  • Pre-deployment Series: Single Soldiers face relationships issues, challenges before deployments

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - In the flurry of activity leading up to a deployment - attending briefings and meetings, signing wills and powers of attorney and tackling childcare concerns - it might be easy to shift the focus entirely onto married Soldiers as the Army works to help build strong and ready families and forget that single Soldiers must also prepare.

  • Keeping pets out of harm's way this winter

    Nov 19, 2010

    Our pets face special risks during the winter and holiA,A!day season.

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    Nov 19, 2010

  • "Wranglers" transfer adopted school to Ft. Hood's WTB

    Nov 19, 2010

  • "Wranglers" help students with math fun

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldier-volunteers of 15th Special Troops Battalion "Wranglers," 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), helped Clarke Elementary teachers with their first annual Math Night Fall Festival on the school's field here, Oct. 28.

  • Two Wagonmaster companies change command

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Headquarters and Headquarters Company and A Company, 15th Special Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), both changed commanders at a ceremony at the brigade headquarters here Oct. 20.

  • President nominates USAACE commanding general for 2nd star

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. - Secretary of Defense announced today that the President of the United States has nominated Army Brig. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield for appointment to the rank of Major General. Crutchfield is currently serving as Commanding General, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker.

  • Hundreds turn out for 'Soldier' run

    Nov 19, 2010

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - More than 950 runners braved near-freezing temperatures to compete in the inaugural Soldier Half and Full Marathon during Veterans Day weekend.

  • Army National Guard's Ranger hopefuls battle for spot in BRC field

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning's Warrior Training Center hosted an assessment Wednesday to find the best Rangers in the Army National Guard to represent the service in the 2011 Best Ranger Competition.

  • Veterans counseling center moves into new $300K facility

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Department of Veterans Affairs Soldier Services Counseling Center celebrated its move to Building 2751 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday.

  • Army Service Uniform: Out with the old, in with the blue

    Nov 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The fielding of the new Army Service Uniform has reached Fort Benning. In September, the 30th Adjutant General's Battalion (Reception) began issuing the blue dress uniform in place of the traditional "Army greens" to graduates of basic training and One Station Unit Training, said officials at the battalion.

  • M320 Grenade Launcher wins excellent Soldier feedback

    Nov 19, 2010

    Named a top 10 Army Greatest Invention of 2009, this new grenade launcher gives Soldiers more durability, reliability and efficiency on the battlefield.

  • CJTF-101 Command Sgt. Maj. Schroeder Views 401st M-ATVs

    Nov 19, 2010

    Combined Joint Task Force-101 Command Sgt. Maj. Scott C. Schroeder (left) visits with Command Sgt. Maj. Rex Ray of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade while touring the Joint Program Office mine-resistant ambush-protected all-terrain vehicle maintenance bay at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The contractor-run maintenance facility supports the Army Prepositioned Stocks and Force Packages 1, 2 and 3 being issued directly to Army units and coalition forces.

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