Archive: Dec 2010

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  • Obama: Servicemembers prove America's best days lie ahead

    Dec 6, 2010

    Obama thanked American servicemembers and civilians for their sacrifices during a visit to the headquarters of Regional Command East. The command, built around the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division, is responsible for some of the toughest territory in Afghanistan.

  • USACR/Safety Center CSM asks everyone to remain focused during holidays

    Dec 6, 2010

    USACR/Safety Center Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer shares holiday safety information, tips and good wishes.

  • Warfighters share lessons learned with Army engineers

    Dec 6, 2010

    I Corps Solders recently visited the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, their last stop on a two-week tour of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command facilities.

  • Westphal visits Camp Arifjan

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Honorable Joseph W. Westphal (left), under secretary of the United States Army, toured Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2.

  • VCSA visits Camp Arifjan

    Dec 6, 2010

    Gen. Joseph Chiarelli, Army vice chief of staff, was shown retrograded equipment Third Army has processed from Iraq before it is sent to Afghanistan or back the U.S. during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 2.

  • Under Secretary, Army Vice Chief of Staff tour Third Army

    Dec 6, 2010

  • MPs enhance skills at Hockenheimring with ADAC training

    Dec 6, 2010

    A patrol car speeds down a wet road when suddenly the car lurches to the side. Tires squeal, and the driver slams on the brakes.

  • 8th Army Band to perform at holiday concert in Seoul

    Dec 6, 2010

    SEOUL - The 8th Army Band is scheduled to perform Dec. 19 at the annual holiday concert here at the Seoul Performing Arts Center.

  • Pentagon Channel puts Yongsan social media in spotlight

    Dec 6, 2010

    The Pentagon Channel aired a story this weekend that takes a look at what has made U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's social media so effective through a series major events, including a 100-year flood and North Korean attack in late November.

  • US Army upgrades pre-positioned stocks in South Korea

    Dec 6, 2010

    GWANGYANG, South Korea - Demonstrating the ability to rapidly equip forces for any crisis or conflict, the U.S. Army is off-loading and upgrading pre-positioned stocks from USNS Watson (T-AKR 310) at this commercial seaport on South Korea's scenic southern coast.

  • CSA supports 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' repeal, but not during war

    Dec 5, 2010

    Though he believes the law that bans gays from serving openly in the military eventually should be repealed, the Army's senior officer told the Senate Armed Services Committee today, repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law now would be a distraction during wartime.

  • Air Defense Soldiers Land in U.S. After Nearly Year in Afghanistan, Iraq

    Dec 5, 2010

    About 70 Soldiers from the North Dakota Army National Guard are on U.S. soil this afternoon after having spent nearly a year in Afghanistan and Iraq. The Grand Forks-based 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment mobilized in three groups in November 2009.

  • ANP recruits learn first aid from Stryker medic

    Dec 5, 2010

    For the new ANP recruits, familiarity with basic first aid skills can mean the difference between life and death. Each recruit at the Afghan National Police Training Center is required to attend combat-injury focused medical training prior to graduation.

  • ANA, Australians bond over cricket

    Dec 5, 2010

    CAMP HOLLAND, Afghanistan - A crowd of Afghan National Army soldiers, Australian soldiers and civilian contractors gathered for an opening ceremony Nov. 27 to mark the completion of a cement pitch located in the heart of the ANA military compound.

  • Shipborne Army equipment gets a quick turnaround in Korea

    Dec 4, 2010

    Operations at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea, continue as Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat equipment is taken off the USNS Watson, serviced and returned, ensuring materiel readiness.

  • Seagoing prepositioned equipment downloaded for maintenance

    Dec 4, 2010

    Army Prepositioned Stocks - Afloat equipment downloaded for services in Korea.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Dec 4, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Melvin D. Johnson (left), garrison command sergeant major, Area Support Group - Kuwait, presents certificates to Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course graduates at a ceremony held at Camp Arifjan Dec. 3. The Battle Staff Noncommissioned Officer Course increases NCO readiness for contingencies throughout the area of responsibility by increasing levels of competency and decisiveness in military operations.

  • Army crews work behind scenes to maintain Apache helicopters

    Dec 4, 2010

    Like a NASCAR race team, half of an Apache attack helicopter crew never takes the white-knuckled ride out of the pits. The $35 million, twin-engine, missile toting Apache is designed to seat no more than it takes to get its job done, and its crew chiefs stay on the ground as the birds lift off. But like its distant, less lethal cousins in the racing world, the Apache could not fly without the efforts of its ground crew.

  • 2SCR Soldiers patrol Afghanistan

    Dec 3, 2010

    Soldiers with 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, from Vilsek, Germany, patrol Maywand District, Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan (Night Vision)

    Dec 3, 2010

    Soldiers in Afghanistan shot in Night Vision.

  • Finding the quickest path to victory in Afghanistan - U.S. forces reach out to local leaders

    Dec 3, 2010

    Winning the trust and confidence of the Afghan people is considered essential to victory in Afghanistan. Gaining the faith of key local leaders is one of the best ways to do that.

  • Soldiers and ANA fight to drive out last Taliban stronghold

    Dec 3, 2010

    Afghan National Army soldiers, supported by U.S. forces, have established a firm position in several areas of what is being called the Taliban's last stronghold, the horn of Panjwa'i, an area southwest of the Arghandab River.

  • U.S. and Afghan Army partner to supply troops on the frontline

    Dec 3, 2010

    The Leader Rakkasans have partnered with the Afghan National Army in order to supply troops fighting Taliban in the Horn of Panjwa'i.

  • Army Science and Technology

    Dec 3, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army's Science and Technology (S&T) program is the Army's investment in transformational capabilities that will enhance current and future force capabilities. The Soldier is the centerpiece of all Army S&T investments.

  • The AMC patch

    Dec 3, 2010

    The AMC patch represents a workforce of more than 70,000 dedicated military and civilian employees, many with highly developed skills in weapons development, manufacturing and logistics with a global presence in 49 states and 144 countries.

  • BRAC to the Future IV

    Dec 3, 2010

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Leaders, elected officials, business owners and the general public from across the Tennessee Valley gathered at the Von Braun center here Friday to discuss BRAC and its impact to the community.

  • Dec. 3, 2010- SASC/DADT Opening statement

    Dec 3, 2010

  • Dec. 3, 2010- SASC/DADT Opening statement

    Dec 3, 2010

  • Drag-racing exhibition on tap in Reynolds

    Dec 3, 2010

    Feeling the need for speed after that deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan' Then head to Silver Dollar Raceway in Reynolds, Ga., on Saturday for the Doug Foley Drag Racing Experience.

  • Casey: DADT repeal okay, but not now

    Dec 3, 2010

    During testimony on Capitol Hill today, the Army's senior officer told lawmakers repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" now would be a distraction during wartime.

  • Couple shares tragedy, inspires hope

    Dec 3, 2010

    Fort Gordon Unit Ministry Teams hosted a Community Thanksgiving Service and Luncheon Nov. 23 at the Gordon Club main ballroom.

  • Process-improvement teams nominated for DA award

    Dec 3, 2010

    The process-improvement teams at Developmental Test Command's Yuma Proving Ground and White Sands Missile Range have been nominated for a Department of the Army award under the auspices of the Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award Program, or LEAP.

  • Wounded Warrior serves to protect Warfighters

    Jun 2, 2011

    "The civilian clothes are just a cover. My mind and my heart are still a Soldier."

  • Land Warfare Conference held in Australia highlights robotics

    Dec 3, 2010

    The Land Warfare Conference, an event that highlights the defense industry's newest equipment to meet battle contingencies, recognized advances in skilled robotics recently at the Brisbane, Australia, Convention Center.

  • Engineers work overtime in Turkey Bowl

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Make it four in a row for the officers at the 11th Engineer Battalion's Turkey Bowl. The brass needed overtime but escaped with a 10-8 victory over the senior NCOs in their annual ultimate football game, played Nov. 24 in a light rain at Stewart-Watson Field.

  • ACC Vice-Commander visits Old Guard's Caisson Stables

    Dec 3, 2010

    Lt. Gen. William J. Rew, Air Combat Command Vice-Commander at Langley Air Force Base, Va., speaks with Mary Jo Beckman of the Therapeutic Riding Association of Virginia and one of the co-founders of the pilot therapeutic riding program during his visit to the Caisson Stables of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Fort Myer, Va. on Dec. 3.

  • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center observes World AIDS Day

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Testing her knowledge on HIV and AIDS, Fia Leiato (right) fills out a quiz created by Carl R. Darnall Army Medical CenterAca,!a,,cs Public Health Nursing department, as part of its observance of World AIDS Day Dec. 1.

  • New policy bridges South Korea tour normalization

    Dec 3, 2010

    The top U.S. commander in South Korea has introduced a new policy prioritizing what positions qualify for highly sought-after command sponsorships for family members.

  • Foreman: Army saved my life

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Command Sgt. Maj. James Foreman says he owes his life to the Army. The former garrison command sergeant major was destined for trouble growing up in a rough Atlanta neighborhood riddled with drugs and violence, but joining the military saved him from a dubious future and led to a distinguished three-decade career as a Soldier, he said.

  • Col. Barry Diehl addresses questions during Media Day

    Dec 3, 2010

    Col. Barry Diehl (right), 403rd Army Field Support Brigade commander, responds to questions from news outlets during the December 3 Media Day concerning the downloading of equipment from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea.

  • Gift-giving family recognized as Army Family of Year

    Dec 3, 2010

    An Army family that runs three charities for deployed troops was selected as the Army Family of the Year by the National Military Family Association.

  • Army prepo equipment arrives in Korea

    Dec 3, 2010

    The USNS Watson docked at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3 and prepared as to download trucks and Army Prepositioned Stock equipment for scheduled maintenance. The USNS Watson, which is equivalent to more than five football fields, carries about 1,500 pieces of equipment. Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade assures APS equipment is maintained and ready for use.

  • Media records images of APS equipment

    Dec 3, 2010

    Various news outlets record images during media day for the downloading of Army Prepositioned Stock equipment from the USNS Watson at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. The partial download of equipment provided an opportunity for the Army Sustainment Command's Material Enterprise and Korean partners to perform scheduled maintenance.

  • NCOs inducted during time-honored ceremony

    Dec 3, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The candles, colored the same as our nation's flag, flickered as each Soldier walked passed them and joined the Corps of Non-Commissioned Officers during a NCO Induction ceremony hosted by the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center, here, Nov. 30.

  • Greywolf hosts Thanksgiving spread

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial Dining Facility on Fort Hood, Texas opened its doors Thanksgiving Day to military service members and locals to the Fort Hood area for a holiday feast.

  • 403rd AFSB Commander answers media questions

    Dec 3, 2010

    Col. Barry Diehl, 403rd Army Field Support Brigade commander, answers media questions about the downloading and maintenance of vehicles and equipment aboard the USNS Watson in Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. The partial download of Army Prepositioned Stock equipment is part of a scheduled maintenance cycle to ensure readiness.

  • APS 3 Vehicle Downloaded from USNS Watson

    Dec 3, 2010

    A M915 truck rolls off the USNS Watson for scheduled maintenance at Gwangyang, Republic of Korea on Dec. 3. Personnel from the Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade will repair air conditioning compressors on 113 vehicles before returning to Army Prepositioned Stocks Afloat.

  • USASAC reps attend 4th Taiwan PMR

    Dec 3, 2010

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Representatives from the U.S. Army Security Assistance attended the fourth Taiwan Patriot Program Management Review Nov. 1-5.

  • Soldier Show alumni offer "A Soldier's Christmas" as gift to community

    Dec 3, 2010

    "A Soldier's Christmas" will be performed at the Wallace Theatre on Fort Belvoir at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 17, and 18, and 2 p.m. December 18 & 19. Tickets are free. The high-energy 60-minute musical includes a cast of U.S. Army Soldier Show alumni who will perform traditional Christmas carols as well as modern Christmas songs. The storyline focuses on the experience of Soldiers and their Families during the holiday season, but combines singing, dancing and humor with whimsical stage settings to create a joyous celebration of Christmas and the fun it brings.

  • Trees for Troops returns to Fort Benning

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Trees for Troops is returning to Fort Benning Monday for the sixth year in a row. The program, sponsored by the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx Corporation, will give away approximately 700 live Christmas trees to Soldiers and families.

  • Mortarmen hit their mark

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Mortarmen lit up the sky Wednesday around Cactus Range on Fort Benning's eastern border as they conducted a culminating live-fire event to become certified.

  • FRG helps new Army families forge friendships

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Basic training Soldiers are not the only ones creating bonds of camaraderie, their families are too, thanks to an effort by a small family readiness group to host end-of-cycle "meet and greets."

  • HRC Visits Troops in Kuwait

    Dec 3, 2010

    A short article capturing the US Army Human Resource Command's site visit to Kuwait to provide career management tips to the officers and NCOs in the logisitics branch

  • Tribe strives to keep traditions alive

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Members of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas traveled to Fort Benning this week to harvest longleaf pine needles. The harvest is part of a cultural partnership with Fort Benning.

  • An Army of Firsts

    Dec 3, 2010

  • 18th CSSB surpasses Army standard during sling load training

    Dec 3, 2010

    About two dozen Soldiers from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, conducted sling load training recently completing the mission in 30 minutes, far exceeding the Army standard of 60 minutes.

  • USASAC hosts DASA-DEC

    Dec 3, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- On Nov. 29 the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command hosted a visit from Keith B. Webster, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation.

  • Schweinfurt Boy Scouts enjoy time with 12th Chem. Co. Soldiers

    Dec 3, 2010

    The Boy Scouts of Schweinfurt Troop 55 and two Cub Scouts from Pack 630 spent the day with the 12th Chemical Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, on Conn Kaserne here recently learning how to be a chemical Soldier.

  • Fort Bragg garrison commander connects with children through books

    Dec 3, 2010

    Colonel Stephen Sicinski, Fort Bragg Garrison commander, spoke to students and teachers at Butner Elementary School, Nov. 19, stressing the importance of doing well in school - particularly as it relates to reading.

  • Fort Bragg honors its native heritage

    Dec 3, 2010

    Fort Bragg Polo Field was the scene of a Native American pow-wow that featured inner-tribal dancing, traditional food, informational booths and kid-friendly teepee displays. The celebration observed Native American Indian Heritage Month.

  • Fort Bragg wounded warriors receive scholarships

    Dec 3, 2010

    Each year, 25 wounded warriors and their spouses receive full scholarships to attend Colorado Technical University, awarded by the Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program.

  • Parachute wedding dress finds new home at Airborne and Special Operations Museum

    Dec 3, 2010

    Sgt. Eugene Deibler Jr., of the 501 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101 Airborne Division survived the June 6, 1944, jump onto the beaches of Normandy, France, he saved a piece of his silk reserve parachute. When he asked his girlfriend to marry him, she said yes and converted the parachute into an elegant wedding dress. On Nov. 21, Deibler donated Mary's silk dress to the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in a private Family gathering.

  • AFAP aims to improve quality of life for all

    Dec 3, 2010

    Soldiers, family members, retirees and Civilian employees dropped their titles and ranks to become agents of change during the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference on Fort McPherson Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.

  • Monmouth employees begin move into their new Maryland facilities

    Dec 3, 2010

    Years turned into months, months turned to weeks, and weeks will soon turn into days for the CECOM Contracting Center employees moving to the Center's new facilities at Aberdeen Proving Ground in November. "The new C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) campus gives us the ability to work together toward a common vision," said Christopher J. Newton, CECOM Contracting Center management analyst, Human Capital Group.

  • Back to kitchen basics: Connelly competition heats up at Fort Bragg

    Dec 3, 2010

    The 126th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade was busy competing and being ealuated for the 43rd Annual Philip A. Connelly Active Army Field Kitchen Competition. The competition evaluates Army cooks throughout the force in 10 categories. Currently the top four teams of the competition are going through evaluations to determine a winner, which will be announced Dec. 15.

  • Getting in the mood for Christmas

    Dec 3, 2010

    No matter what the next year may bring, getting together for Christmas, Muharram (Islamic New Year), Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule (Wiccan Winter Soltice), Lohri (Hindu end of winter) or a atheistic gathering of friends and loved ones to celebrate life and this year's memories is an opportunity that should be taken advantage of by everyone. By keeping our focus on the spirit of the holidays, we can all get the most out of this special time.

  • ACC, ECC employees continue migration to Huntsville

    Dec 3, 2010

    With less than 12 months before the Army Contracting Command officially raises the command colors at its new home at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala., ACC employees have begun their southern migration. The first group of ACC employees to report to Redstone Arsenal found themselves in warehouse facilities provided by the RSA Garrison. With the recent arrival of temporary office buildings, ACC personnel are beginning to occupy semi-permanent facilities in their own compound area.

  • Digital mammography helps Fort Bragg medical technicians get closer look

    Dec 3, 2010

    Breast cancer screening has upgraded to the digital age at Womack Army Medical Center's Mammography Section. The department recently renovated to include a $1 million digital mammography imager with high resolution reading stations, equipment and a biopsy room.

  • 95th MP Soldiers compete for German efficiency badge

    Dec 3, 2010

    Nineteen Soldiers from the 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, participated in a German Armed Forces Efficiency Badge qualification event Nov. 24 here. The qualification event gave the American Soldiers the opportunity to earn the same GAFEB medal, or Deutsches Leistungsabzeichen as it is called in German. The badge is worn on the German military uniform.

  • 'What are you doing to help those in need this holiday season''

    Dec 3, 2010

    Man on the street: The Sentinel asked members of the community: 'What are you doing to help those in need this holiday season''

  • Fort Bragg uses training to be ready for any situation

    Dec 3, 2010

    Employees at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters recently conducted a force protection exercise designed to test the workforce's reaction to deadly scenarios - an armed co-worker who comes to work ready to kill, sits in a car packed with chemicals and explosives in a crowded parking, ready to destroy everything and everyone around it.

  • Womack Army Medical Centeroffers tips to reduce risks of infant deaths

    Dec 3, 2010

    Colonel Jeffrey Kingsbury, chief, Preventive Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg said the difficultly in preventing sudden unexplained infant deaths and sudden infant death syndrom is that there is no clear reason as to why or how the baby died. He provided tips and measures parents can use to reduce the risk.

  • Military can manage 'Don't Ask' repeal

    Dec 3, 2010

    The military can deal effectively with allowing openly gay servicemembers in its ranks, leaders of a working group that studied the issue for the Defense Department told the Senate Armed Services Committee today.

  • Commandos enable spread of Afghan radio, culture

    Dec 3, 2010

    Afghan commandos, trained in Afghan Information Dissemination Operations, connect citizens of Kandahar to a local Afghan-run radio station of national music and culture.

  • Paktika PRT visits Orgun schools, conducts KLE

    Dec 3, 2010

    Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team civil affairs visited schools and conducted a key leader engagement in the Orgun District here, Nov. 24. When it comes to the PRT's mission to assist the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with providing stability for the people, these missions are critical.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train with Slovenian partners

    Dec 3, 2010

    BOHINJSKA BELA, Slovenia -- Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe's 172nd Infantry Brigade are training with their Slovenian partners during a weeklong program at the Slovenian Armed Forces Mountain Training Center in Bohinjska Bela, Slovenia, Dec. 1-11. For more photos of the training and other USAREUR images, visit www.flickr.com/photos/usarmyeurope_images.

  • AFN Europe service members join Army-Navy football frenzy

    Dec 3, 2010

    You've got the Super Bowl and the Rose Bowl. The Pro Bowl and the Sugar Bowl. And now, thanks to Mannheim and Heidelberg Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Armed Forces Network-Europe, you've got the Toilet Bowl, the ultimate flag football game between AFN Army personnel and AFN Air Force and Navy personnel.

  • Cooking show 'Guten Appetit' debuts on AFN

    Dec 3, 2010

    Lance Milsted is what you might call a foodie. His palate has a passion for all types of cuisine whether it's Italian, Tex-Mex, German or Norwegian. The Wisconsin native is also pretty comfortable behind the stove, whipping up his own dishes that include everything from lasagna to lutefisk, a Norwegian fish. Milsted is the operations manager for American Forces Network Heidelberg and he, along with Sgt. 1st Class Adam Shaw, AFN Heidelberg's station commander, have channeled that passion into prime time programming.

  • Adopt-a-School program pairs Soldiers and students

    Dec 3, 2010

    Mentoring makes a difference, a difference that for a child in school can boost grades, improve discipline and enable the ability to interact socially. Twenty soldiers from the Special Troops Battalion, V Corps, have chosen to join the mentoring program for Patrick Henry Elementary School students called Adopt-a-School.

  • ISAF CSM has Thanksgiving with troops in the field

    Dec 3, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE RAMROD, Afghanistan - Command Sgt. Maj. Marvin Hill, International Security Assistance Force command sergeant major, shared Thanksgiving with U.S. Army troops on a small patrol base in western Panjwa'i, Afghanistan.

  • Fort Bragg volunteers give back to women veterans

    Oct 14, 2011

    About 50 Soldiers, Airmen, Marines, Sailors and Family members of Joint Special Operations Command enjoyed Veterans Day in an unconventional manner - by refurbishing a home. A special home called the Jubilee House that is to house homeless veteran women and their children.

  • 'Dauntless' Soldiers welcome new commanding general

    Dec 2, 2010

  • The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization

    Dec 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization (USASATMO) is a brigade-equivalent command, headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., employing more than 260 Soldiers, Department of Army civilians and contractors who are deployed to more than 20 countries throughout the year to meet the requirements of the foreign nations requesting training assistance. USASATMO has successfully deployed training and advisory teams to every geographic combatant command, hence the motto <i>"Training the world, one Soldier at a time."</i> The mission of USASATMO is to plan, form, prepare, deploy, sustain and redeploy CONUS-based Security Assistance Teams to execute OCONUS Security Assistance missions that support Army Security Assistance Enterprise missions.

  • No Tricks, just Treats for Army Reservists this Halloween

    Dec 2, 2010

  • Retired sergeant major continues to serve the Army by serving Soldiers

    Dec 2, 2010

  • Wainwright Soldier chisels role in ice sculpting competition

    Dec 2, 2010

    This was his first attempt at ice sculpting. "I got involved because I was looking for some ice to do sculptures with my kids in the front yard of our on-post house," he said. "One thing led to the next and there I was, sculpting with the pros." Sculptors had 30 hours over two days to finish their work and temperatures ranged from 10 degrees to 18 below zero throughout the competition.

  • You're HIRED!

    Dec 2, 2010

    The HIRED! Apprenticeship Program is set up to enroll teens in a work apprenticeship with local post agencies, providing valuable work experience in an apprentice's particular area of interest.

  • Wainwright Soldiers promote volunteerism, serve community

    Dec 2, 2010

    Rather than sleeping in or getting an early jump on holiday shopping, 1-24th Soldiers spent Saturday morning delivering 861 pounds of food they had collected, working on an assembly line putting food boxes together, unloading pallets, breaking down boxes and other tasks to help food bank staff.

  • The 369th Firefighters joined a taskforce with a really big name for...A really big mission

    Dec 2, 2010

  • C4ISR Materiel Enterprise reaches out to industry, small business

    Dec 2, 2010

    More than 450 business and economic development representatives from across the country gathered Dec. 1-2 for the annual command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry and Small Business Conference at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • AMC recognizes Small business professionals during conference

    Dec 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The National Defense Industrial Association hosted its 14th annual small business conference and honored the U.S. Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs small business office professionals November 17-18 in McLean, Va.

  • Indiana Soldier competes in NATO chess tourney

    Dec 2, 2010

    In the U.S. Army, infantry is known as the "Queen of Battle," and artillery is known as the "King of Battle." Recently, one Soldier he was able to command all the pieces and was not just a pawn in the game.

  • Survey sheds light on GI Bill hiccups

    Dec 2, 2010

    A year after Veterans Affairs implemented the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the American Council on Education has released a study showing that most veterans are pleased with the new benefit, but there is room for improvement.

  • ASC Chief of Staff named to Hall of Fame

    Dec 2, 2010

    Col. Richard B. Dix, Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, has been named to the South Carolina State University Army ROTC Hall of Fame.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers share Thanksgiving meal, fellowship

    Dec 2, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Commanders from various units on post served Soldiers a Thanksgiving meal at the dining facilities Nov. 24.

  • 10-year old passes up birthday presents in favor of helping Soldiers

    Dec 2, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A 10-year-old boy who wanted to help Soldiers downrange received a special honor here Nov. 24.

  • LTG Dodgen Memorialized in Conference Room Dedication

    Dec 2, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In a room filled to maximum capacity, including more than 75 general officers and industry leaders, a former commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) was honored Dec. 1 in a dedication ceremony for the Lieutenant General Larry J. Dodgen Memorial Conference Room.

  • Fort Rucker community provides assistance, food for holidays

    Dec 2, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those in need can get help from Army Community Service and the Fort Rucker Food Locker this holiday season.

  • Fort Rucker officials: Keep holiday decorating 'simple, safe'

    Dec 2, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security officials urge post residents who plan to decorate for the holiday season to be mindful of the types of decorations and where they place them.

  • CG hosts Holiday Concert Dec. 14

    Dec 2, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Whether people are dreaming of a white Christmas or waiting for Santa to come to town, those feelings can all be magnified as a community when the 98th Army Band Silver Wings performs at the Commanding General's Holiday Concert Dec. 14.

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