Archive: Nov 2010

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  • USF-A Command Sgt. Maj. Howard Visits Bagram

    Nov 19, 2010

    United States Forces-Afghanistan Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Howard (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Rex Ray of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade look at rocket propelled grenade protection mounted on a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle during a visit to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Local veterans replace flags for Veterans Day

    May 26, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, the American Legion Post 344 of Rockaway Township properly disposed of and replaced tattered flags on Nov. 5 at the foot of each of the 135 memorial trees located here.

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    Nov 19, 2010

  • Iraqi, Jordanian military leaders discuss officer training

    Nov 19, 2010

    A delegation of senior Iraqi military leaders traveled to Amman, Jordan, to discuss cooperative training during an Iraqi-Jordanian Officer Education and Training Seminar, facilitated by members of the NATO Training Mission-Iraq Nov. 6 through 8.

  • Iraqi Air Force launches Hellfire missile with precision

    Nov 19, 2010

    The Iraqi Air Force successfully conducted its second-ever Hellfire rocket launch from an Iraqi Air Force AC-208 Cessna Caravan at the Aziziyah Training Range Nov. 8.

  • Explosive-detection dog teams enhance Iraq's security checkpoints

    Nov 19, 2010

    The Iraqi Police Canine Program and Canine Handlers School certified 26 explosive-detection dog handlers, 14 veterinarian assistants, and three veterinarian doctors at the Baghdad Police College Nov. 7.

  • Conference aims to sustain Iraq's financial security, sovereignty

    Nov 19, 2010

  • Eighth Army commander meets with Soldiers in field

    Jun 30, 2011

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - The new Eighth Army commanding general met with his troops in the field here for the first time Nov. 17 during exercise Autumn Breeze 2010.

  • Iraqi police complete rank-advancement courses

    Nov 19, 2010

  • First amputee completes Carson WLC

    Nov 18, 2010

    Sgt. Charles Berninghausen became the first amputee to complete the Warrior Leader Course at Fort Carson Nov. 12, almost four years after an improvised explosive device in Iraq nearly killed him.

  • Families 'walk to Iraq'

    Nov 18, 2010

    Families of Soldiers assigned to the Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, came together at the Garden of the Gods Nov. 6 to "Walk to Iraq." The Walk to Iraq program allows family members to walk the distance from Fort Carson, Colo., to Iraq and back.

  • Friends of 'Tropic Lightning' honored

    Nov 18, 2010

    The 25th Inf. Div. awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism to five civilian employees serving with the division to honor their support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during a ceremony at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 18.

  • New MRAP ambulance prototypes many improvements

    Nov 18, 2010

    A Pentagon team is working with the Army Medical Command and BAE Systems to build a new Caiman Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Ambulance vehicle that offers a host of technological innovations.

  • Rangers get RAW to enhance performance

    Nov 18, 2010

    Through its Ranger Athlete Warrior program, the 75th Ranger Regiment uses the latest concepts in functional fitness, resilience, sports medicine and nutrition to optimize human performance within the ranks.

  • Army showcases newest version of Lakota

    Nov 18, 2010

    As part of upgrading the Army's air fleet, 140 of 345 planned UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters have been delivered so far and are currently being broken-in throughout the force.

  • Team Michigan wins robotics challenge in Australia

    Nov 18, 2010

    With a squad of 14 robots that worked together autonomously in a complicated mapping exercise, the University of MichiganAca,!a,,cs team won the inaugural Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge in Australia.

  • Terrain-Sensing Technology Moves from Robots and SUVs to Wheelchairs

    Nov 18, 2010

  • "Flight of Flags" Colorado Springs Veteran's Day Parade

    Nov 18, 2010

    Fifty-seven members of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command marched in the Colorado Springs Veteran's Day parade along with 11 Airmen from Peterson Air Force Base and 10 Soldiers from Fort Carson as the "Flight of Flags" entry in the parade on Nov. 6.

  • "Flight of Flags" Colorado Springs Veteran's Day Parade

    Nov 18, 2010

    Fifty-seven members of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, marched in the Colorado Springs Veteran's Day parade along with 11 Airmen from Peterson Air Force Base and 10 Soldiers from Fort Carson as the "Flight of Flags" entry in the parade on Nov. 6.

  • Fort Rucker, Army Aviation honor veterans

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker paid tribute to the men and women who served the nation during times of war at Veterans' Park Nov. 11.

  • Thanksgiving activities, food aplenty at Fort Rucker in coming days

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker community hosts Thanksgiving activities aplenty this week and next, with offerings from races to worship to feasts.

  • Medical Robotic Technologies Take a Step Closer to the Battlefield

    Nov 18, 2010

    Robotics in the battlefield.

  • Resiliency training provides Soldiers with physical, mental, spiritual stability

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Army continues to support Soldiers' mental and physical health by providing the Master Resiliency Training Course, part of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness.

  • Son receives father's Purple Heart at Fort Rucker

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A son visited the installation Nov. 10 to remember and honor his father, a Soldier who fell in battle last year.

  • Aviation and Missile, Research, Development and Engineering Center's Team ED Gives Back

    Nov 18, 2010

    AMRDEC Engineering Directorate (Team ED) gave back. They worked for a day on a Habitat for Humanity build finishing a house so the new owners could move in before the Holidays.

  • ARNG Aviators serve limited active-duty tours Fort Rucker flightline

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- In the spring of 2008, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited Fort Rucker, the commanding general and his staff.

  • Fort Bragg golfer strikes silver, wins third at golf championship

    Nov 18, 2010

    Shawn Whitmore, a Virginia native who is assigned to the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division, competed for the All-Army Golf team tryouts at Fort Lee, Va., and finished tied for third. Whitmore advanced to competition in the All-Armed Forces National Tournament at Langley Air Force Base, Va., where the All-Army teams won silver.

  • Fort Rucker Spouses Club Hollyday Mart kicks off holiday shopping

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those looking to start Christmas shopping early had an opportunity to get started during the annual Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club's Hollyday Mart at Daleville High School Nov. 13.

  • Patience, passion push Fort Bragg runners in annual race

    Nov 18, 2010

    More than 800 participants ran in the Special Operations Communicators Association sponsored 10K run and 5K walk held in the trails behind McKellar's Lodge, Nov. 10.

  • New Threat Awareness and Reporting Program

    Nov 18, 2010

    Army Regulation 381-12, Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP,) formerly known as Subversion and Espionage Directed Against the U.S. Army (SAEDA), establishes policy and responsibilities for threat awareness and reporting in the Army.

  • Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility gets much needed improvements

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- There may be a small amount of pain for community members wanting to use the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility this year, but as renovations at the facility continue there will be a huge amount of gain next year.

  • Angel Tree helps Fort Rucker community

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Catholic Parish sponsors the annual Angel Tree which helps needy Families in and around the local community.

  • National Public Lands Day event dedicated to fallen Fort Bragg Soldier

    Nov 18, 2010

    Members of the Fort Bragg Arbor Board and Soldiers from the Wolf Pack, the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, collaborated to assist in the preservation of Fort Bragg's natural resources. The volunteers gathered pine straw, weeded, cleaned McFadyen Pond, tended plants, removed garbage and planted trees and shrubs - all as a memorial to battalion member Spc. Timothy Fulkerson, who was killed in action in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Answering the call -- 597th Maint. Co. sends Soldiers downrange

    Nov 18, 2010

  • BOSS Soldiers to attend NFL game

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Who doesn't want to fly in a private jet to a Steelers game in Pittsburgh' Three Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery are joining 12 other BOSS members to fly round-trip from Dallas to Pittsburgh for the Steelers game against the Oakland Raiders Nov. 21.

  • Fort Bragg schools use new cafeteria software system

    Nov 18, 2010

    Eleven schools at Fort Bragg are using Meals Plus to manage school cafeteria systems. Meals Plus provides advantages in tracking free and reduced (Title 1) meals eligible for federal reimbursement, breakfast and lunch account tracking by student, online bill payment for parents and even dietary restriction alerts on a per-student basis.

  • 110th Aviation Brigade salutes new CSM

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers of the 110th Aviation Brigade honored the incoming and outgoing command sergeants major Nov. 10.

  • Opticians make a spectacle at lab

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- If a Basic Combat Training Soldier on the rifle range can't see the target because of vision problems, it would be difficult for him or her to qualify on the weapon. The Reynolds Army Community Hospital optical laboratory specialists help recruits and active-duty service members, who require corrective lenses, to preserve their sight to fight.

  • Fort Bragg military Family life consultants provide the needed support before, during, after deploym

    Nov 18, 2010

    Military Family life consultants work closely with Army Community Service, and are assigned to certain centers and are embedded with the children while engaging and building relationships with children. They provide an ear to listen to the issues and struggles military children sometimes go through. The consultants also help caregivers and Family members in the absence of a loved one. They provide informal, easy to access information about prarenting, single Soldier reunions and many other issues dealing with being a part of the military.

  • Virtual training at Fort Bragg geared toward saving Soldiers' lives

    Nov 18, 2010

    High-mobility, multipurpose wheeled vehicle egress assistance training, HEAT, trainer has cycled around 500 to 1,000 servicemembers since beginning operation in September of 2008. The HEAT simulator is an M1114, or uparmored humvee, frame mounted on a 360-degree rotation axle that when in operation, simulates a rollover situation.The HEAT trainers will certify Soldiers at the unit level so that those Soldiers can train their unit on the procedures.

  • Soldiers learn weapons with more punch

    Nov 18, 2010

    Basic Combat Training Soldiers in C Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery laid down their M-16s and picked up some weapons with a little more punch. It was U.S. weapons training day Nov. 9 at Capt. Riley L. Pitts U.S. Weapons Complex.

  • The Tokyo Trials

    Nov 18, 2010

  • Soldiers learn weapons with more punch

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Basic combat training Soldiers in C Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery laid down their M16s and picked up some weapons with a little more punch. It was U.S. weapons training day Nov. 9 at Capt. Riley L. Pitts U.S. Weapons Complex.

  • Fort Bragg opens doors to new wellness center

    Nov 18, 2010

    Fort Bragg joined the 'be your best self' campaign with the grand opening of a new Army wellness center on Nov. 4. Motivated by the motto 'prevention is the best cure,' the center's staff teaches the community to value mental, physical and emotional fitness for optimum resiliency.

  • Law Enforcement Luncheon Held at Fort McNair

    Nov 18, 2010

    More than 40 police chiefs and other law enforcement leaders from the national capital region attended the third annual Law Enforcement luncheon.

  • Fort Bragg constantly works to take care of its children

    Nov 18, 2010

    The biannual education meeting was held Nov. 10 at Fort Bragg Club. The meeting brought representatives from neighboring school districts and other education professionals to discuss the care of military-connected children in schools. These are very important meetings because about 80 percent of Fort Bragg Families live off post, their children attend off post high schools, elementary and middle schools.

  • Resilient vet tells hopeful story

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Departing and arriving Soldiers at the Warrior Transition Unit met a retired Soldier well versed in overcoming difficult circumstances during the unit's monthly hail and farewell luncheon Nov. 12.

  • Baltimore Mayor welcomes BRAC couple at housewarming

    Nov 18, 2010

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake personally welcomed newcomers to Maryland and the city of Baltimore during a Base Realignment and Closure Housewarming Event sponsored by Live Baltimore Nov. 12 at the home of two of the city's newest residents.

  • Face of Defense: 'Safety Pete' Watches Over Deployed Soldiers

    Nov 18, 2010

    Pete Higgins, a safety and occupational health specialist, has for the past three years worked to ensure that 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers operate their equipment in a safe manner.

  • Lost Heroes Quilt reminds Fort Sill of those who sacrificed

    Nov 18, 2010

    The Lost Heroes Quilt made its way to Fort Sill, Okla. Nov. 15, escorted by local members of the Patriot Guard.

  • Fort Bragg community warned about the dangers of Spice

    Nov 18, 2010

    A recent XVIII Airborne Corps policy bans the use and possession of Spice. As of early November, legislation has been introduced in North Carolina state government to make the dangerous substance illegal. Spice and other synthetic cannabinoids are prohibited and violators of the policy will face punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

  • Program easing medical separation rolls out forcewide

    Nov 18, 2010

    A pilot program that eases medical separation and speeds benefit payments for servicemembers too wounded, sick or injured to stay in the military will soon roll out to the entire force.

  • Hallelujah Harvest Celebration offers alternative to trick or treating

    Nov 18, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the Aberdeen Proving Ground community were treated to an evening of fall fun at the 12th annual Hallelujah Harvest Celebration at the Main Post Chapel Oct. 31.

  • Resources available for special needs at APG

    Nov 18, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Military life presents some unique challenges. Military Families and Families working for the military relocate a lot. In addition, Military Families experience longer and more frequent deployments since 9/11. When parents deploy, children often face difficult issues, such as transfers in and out of schools, leaving friends and family, while also dealing with emotions regarding their parent's deployment.

  • Larry Brown recognized as LAR of the Year

    Nov 18, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commanding general of the Army Sustainment Command, presented the Linda J. Villar 2009 Logistics Assistance Representative of the Year Award to Larry Brown on Nov. 15.

  • Candlelight vigil closes Domestic Abuse month

    Nov 18, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A solemn gathering in remembrance of the victims of domestic violence closed out the month-long observance of Domestic Abuse Prevention Month during a candlelight vigil at the Aberdeen Area Chapel Oct. 26.

  • Modular Capabilities Demo to Showcase 3rd SFG Support Battalion

    Nov 18, 2010

    At the beginning of November, the 3rd Special Forces Group Support Battalion hosted a capabilities demonstration for key leaders from the sustainment commands, Special Operations Command and the Army Human Resources Command.

  • Office Eagle celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Nov 18, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Ruth Borgmann, a blind Office Eagle associate, enters customer orders in the computer as part of empowerment training. This training was held Oct. 21 in conjunction with the store's celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Three blind or disabled employees from the Aberdeen Area Office Eagle store, Nicole Diseta, Borgmann, and Andre Sconion, served as co-managers

  • ATEC flag comes to APG

    Nov 18, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground Oct. 28 marked the transfer of responsibility for leading the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) from Dr. James Streilein to Maj. Gen. Genaro Dellarocco. Streilein, who assumed leadership of ATEC from Maj. Gen. Roger Nadeau when he retired March 19, 2009, takes on a new assignment within the Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, at the Pentagon. Dellarocco served as the program executive officer, Missiles and Space, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., before assuming command of ATEC.

  • Huntsville Shows Its Sunny Patriotic Pride

    Nov 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Laverne Arthur of New Market knew exactly what she was going to do when she awoke on Veterans Day. With children serving in four branches of the military - "Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines" -- and married to a Vietnam era veteran who served as a Ranger with the 82nd Airborne, Arthur was headed with her husband Ron for the Veterans Day parade, ready to cheer on the Soldiers and all the local military, school and community organizations who were participating in the parade.

  • 4th CAB gives aid to Afghan allies

    Nov 18, 2010

    Soldiers of the Afghan National Army on Camp Marmal received very critical supplies just in time for the frigid, northern Afghanistan winter months, Nov. 7: blankets and pillows.

  • Gen. Dunwoody Presents Purple Heart

    Nov 18, 2010

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of Army Materiel Command, prepares to present the Purple Heart to Staff Sgt. Victor Smith of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade. Dunwoody, along with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Malcolm O'Neill, visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade to present Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians with awards and coins for exemplary service in Afghanistan.

  • Third Army Commander Visits 401st

    Nov 18, 2010

    Lt. Gen William G. Webster, Third Army commander, is briefed by George Molesa during a visit to the Army Materiel Command compound of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Double amputee speaks to ASC about leadership

    Nov 18, 2010

    When former Cpl. Robert "B.J." Jackson walks into a room and starts talking about what people need most from their leaders, the audience tends to listen. Even more so when they realize he walked in on two prosthetic legs and the marks on his hands and forearms are burn scars. As he stood in front of the dozens of Department of the Army civilians and Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command in Rock Island Arsenal's Black Hawk Conference Room on Nov. 9, those in attendance instantly recognized him for what he was and what he represented.

  • Undersecretary outlines cost-saving strategy

    Nov 18, 2010

    Affordability, incentives and productivity growth are the ingredients to get the most out of the next Defense Department budget, a top Pentagon official said today.

  • Alamo Scout veteran gives oral history, papers to CARL

    Nov 18, 2010

    Before there were Special Forces, there were 6th Army Special Reconnaissance units known as the Alamo Scouts. Retired Maj. Gen. Robert L. Shirkey, former Alamo Scout team leader, presented an oral history of those units to the Combined Arms Research Library Nov. 10. The donation includes an audio recording of Shirkey's stories, mostly about the Alamo Scouts, and some of his written works, including "Reminiscences: Advice for Army Officers Delivered at Ft. Benning 27 April 1984," and "Soldiering and Teaching."

  • 43rd Signal Battalion perfects Warrior Task skills

    Nov 18, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany (Nov. 18, 2010) -- Soldiers with 5th Signal Command's 43rd Signal Battalion conducted a three-day field exercise at the Local Training Area using real-world scenarios to train Warrior Task skills. In one scenario, the Soldiers were deployed to Spain to conduct humanitarian aid to village people after a devastating earthquake. Soldiers from the 43rd were approached by a mayor of a local Spanish town to solicit aid from the U.S. Soldiers.

  • JM&L LCMC and JMC welcome new commander

    Nov 18, 2010

    In an Assumption of Command ceremony Nov. 16 at the historic Rock Island Arsenal, Perna took charge of both the Joint Munitions Command, headquartered at the Arsenal, and the Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, headquartered at the Picatinny Arsenal, Picatinny, N.J.

  • Community Says Farewell To 59th

    Nov 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It was inevitable. Ever since 2005, when that year's round of the Base Realignment and Closure Act was announced as being a major growth vehicle for Redstone Arsenal's position as a leading aviation and missile center, Arsenal and community leaders have been bracing themselves for the downside of the realignment action -- the loss of hundreds of Soldiers assigned to Redstone for training. At this year's annual Veterans Day Dinner, in front of a crowd of some 1,000 local business, community and military leaders at the Von Braun Center's North Hall, the community said their official farewell to the "young Soldier" presence on Redstone.

  • Groundbreaking for new medical center set for Dec. 13

    Nov 18, 2010

    Groundbreaking for Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's new hospital is scheduled for Dec. 13, signaling the start of a $534 million project that will consolidate services and enhance access to medical care for thousands of Fort Hood Soldiers, family members and retirees.

  • ISAF-A Command Sgt. Maj. Hill Visits the 401st

    Nov 18, 2010

    International Security Assistance Force-Afghanistan Command Sgt. Maj. Marvin Hill (left) talks with Command Sgt. Maj. Rex Ray, 401st Army Field Support Brigade (center), and Sgt. Maj. David Gutrick, Combined Joint Task Force-101 Joint Visitors Bureau, about the rocket propelled grenade netting used on vehicles during Hill's visit to the 401st AFSB at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Soldier input valuable for post leaders

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I recently ordered a command climate survey that included all of the Army Training Center brigades and the Drill Sergeant School. I felt that it was important that we take the post's pulse, so I tasked our Equal Opportunity staff to conduct the survey. We received the results back earlier this month.

  • ACS one-stop shop for scholarship info

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- From parents looking for scholarship money for a college-bound child, to those looking to ease ever-rising tuition for themselves, now is the time to begin the hunt for college funds. The Army Community Services Employment Readiness program offers seminars geared toward military spouses and children to help set them on the right track toward finding and applying for college scholarships.

  • Legal Services Agency breaks ground on new facility

    Nov 18, 2010

    Construction of the new U.S. Army Legal Services Agency's administrative building officially began on Fort Belvoir Tuesday with a ceremonial groundbreaking on the future site of the 97,300 square foot facility.

  • Brand name: NCCA ribbon-cutting set for today

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- One of Fort Jackson's organizations is changing its name to better reflect what it does.

  • CFC Check Presented

    Nov 18, 2010

    JPPSO presents CFC check to JFHQ NCR/MDW commander.

  • Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

    Nov 18, 2010

    Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention

  • Communion in the Korengol

    Nov 18, 2010

  • Events honor veterans

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Thousands of members of the Fort Jackson and Columbia communities took advantage of the sunny weather to pay honor to service members past and present on Veterans Day.

  • Marine Corps 235th Birthday Ceremony

    Nov 18, 2010

    The Marines honored their heritage by taking part in a traditional Marine Corps birthday ceremony.

  • Gamecock basketball salutes military

    Nov 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina men's and women's basketball teams opened their seasons with a doubleheader Friday; and Fort Jackson Soldiers were part of the game plan.

  • Post schools take aim at bullies

    Nov 18, 2010

    Bullying hurts. And school administrators are working to make sure Fort Jackson's children are protected. From introducing an anonymous "bully box" to implementing positive behavior incentive programs, staff at Pierce Terrace and C.C. Pinckney Elementary schools are taking progressive measures to combat bullying in their classrooms.

  • West Point observes Veterans Day

    Nov 18, 2010

    Various photos submitted from Veterans Day activities.

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - November 2010

    Nov 18, 2010

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • West Point cadets delve deep into political power plays

    Nov 18, 2010

    More than 100 West Point cadets studying American Politics in the Department of Social Sciences participated in a third installment of the Congressional Simulation Exercise on Nov. 9. They took on the roles of congressmen, journalists, lobbyists and presidential advisors in a competition of give-and-take to see who could acquire the most political capital by day's end.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - November 2010

    Nov 18, 2010

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close BGCAPP.

  • 18th CSSB 'Warhammers' shine during ESPN Veterans Day event

    Nov 18, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, had much to be proud of during ESPN's Veterans Day event at the Grafenwoehr Training Area here. The "Warhammers" were represented by their Warrior Challenge team, SportsCenter Top 10 announcers and hundreds 18th CSSB Soldiers who came out to support and wave the Warhammer banner.

  • Hospital corpsman shows compassion to Afghans, coalition forces

    Nov 18, 2010

  • Web event enables troops to tell their stories to America

    Nov 18, 2010

    veryone's life is a story, and the Defense Department will help 10 servicemembers and an Army spouse tell their stories as part of the TEDxPentagon Web event Nov. 19.

  • Army Chief Information Officer/G6 visits 5th Signal Command

    Nov 18, 2010

    CUTLINE: WIESBADEN, Germany (Nov. 17, 2010) -- Brig. Gen. Jeffrey G. Smith, Jr., commander, 5th Signal Command, gives opening comments in the command's headquarters to Mike Krieger, acting Army Chief Information Officer/G6 . Krieger will be in Germany throughout the week visiting important elements of 5th Signal Command including the Enterprise-Theater Network Operations and Security Center and the Regional Computer Emergency Response Team. The CIO/G-6 provides architecture, governance, portfolio management, strategy, oversight and operational capabilities to enable joint expeditionary net-centric information dominance for the Army. (Photo by Lawrence Torres III, 5th Signal Command)

  • Polish Independence Day observed at CBS

    Nov 18, 2010

    Soldiers from Multinational Battle Group East, Kosovo Forces, met to celebrate Polish Independence Day, Nov. 13. Traditionally, Polish Independence is celebrated on Nov. 11, but the ceremony was moved to allow all Polish members of MNBG E to participate.

  • 'Tropic Lightning Division' honors retiring NCOs

    Nov 18, 2010

    Eight retiring NCOs serving with the 25th Inf. Div. are honored by the division command for their service to the U.S. Army during a quarterly retirement Ceremony held on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nov. 17.

  • Eighth Army holds training on cost-saving system

    Nov 18, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - "To be clear, the task before us is not to reduce the department's top-line budget," said Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates recently.A,A "Rather, it is to significantly reduce its excess overhead costs and apply the savings to force structure and modernization."

  • Silver Star awarded at Veterans Day Ceremony at Presidio

    Oct 14, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Staff and faculty from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and the Presidio of Monterey community gathered in honor of Veterans Day and to witness a Silver Star Award presentation and wreath-laying ceremony conducted near the Berlin Wall Memorial here Nov. 10.

  • Native Americans, Fort Rucker Soldiers honor each other, history

    Oct 23, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Members of many different Native American tribes and post officials took part in the annual Honor Our Armed Forces Native American PowWow in Daleville Nov. 13.

  • School events honor Native Americans

    Oct 23, 2012

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Students at C.C. Pinckney and Pierce Terrace Elementary schools received a glimpse of the customs and culture of Native Americans during Native American Heritage Month events at the schools last week.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation

    Nov 17, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army is increasingly calling upon our Civilian Corps to assume greater levels of responsibility and accountability at organizations throughout our Service. This is due to a number of initiatives to convert military and contractor positions to civilian careers, as well as due to the increased operational mission requirements in this era of persistent conflict.

  • 3rd ID supports Veterans Day events in surrounding areas

    Nov 17, 2010

    Veterans Day 2010 is a memory. But for those who participated, sat back in the audience, stood on the streets, or had some other form of involvement, it will be one to remember.

  • New barracks coming for WTB

    Nov 17, 2010

    One of the main aspects of the Army Medical Action Plan, which went into effect in 2007, was the focus on improved housing for wounded Soldiers.

  • Baby loved disco

    Nov 17, 2010

    Baby Loves Disco kept Club Stewart's Ballroom rocking for three hours, Nov. 8.

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