Archive: Dec 2010

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    Dec 19, 2010

  • Maintaining the hook

    Dec 19, 2010

    PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Army Spc. Christopher Dobbins, a CH-47 Chinook mechanic, D Company, Task Force Phoenix, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, works under the center cargo hook door at Bagram Airfield Dec. 9. Dobbins, a native of Long Beach, Calif., is a part of a phase maintenance team currently working on a CH-47 Chinook. Phase maintenance is performed reguarly to ensure readiness. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Amanda Brown, TF Phoenix, 10th CAB)

  • 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' remains in effect as Gates, Mullen tackle plan

    May 31, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, welcomed the Senate's vote today to repeal the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, while emphasizing that the current law and policy will remain in effect until they and President Barack Obama certify the plan to implement it.

  • Army Periodic Health Assessment pilot program instituted for demobilizing 53rd IBCT

    Dec 18, 2010

    The Army has initiated a pilot program intended to improve and transform the way it meets the healthcare needs of Soldiers, ensuring they reach maximum medical readiness to support future deployments. Soldiers from the first three groups of the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom, were chosen to be part of the new program, which will provide a Periodic Health Assessment during their demobilization at Fort Stewart, Ga. Previously the PHA has been conducted at a unit's home station.

  • The Army Reserve as part of the Operational Force

    Dec 18, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Reserve, using the ARFORGEN model of providing forces in a cyclic manner, provides operational forces to the total Army, to meet the nation's military demands. Many of the Army's civil affairs, psychological operations, medical, and transportation capabilities reside predominately within the Army Reserve. Due to mobilization and rapid-deployment demands since September 11, 2001, the Army Reserve has evolved into an operational, expeditionary force replete with streamlined deployable headquarters.

  • NFL Players Support Army Reserve Soldiers

    Dec 18, 2010

    NFL players from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles support their local Army Reserve Soldiers and those overseas by participating in the Pros vs. G.I. Joes program. The players competed with the military personnel attending, while deployed Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan participated via satellite.

  • Local Army Reserve Soldiers complete combatives training

    Dec 18, 2010

    Sgt. Aaron Magro, drill sergeant, 2/ 414th Inf. Regt., Salt Lake City, instructs Soldiers of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command for level one combative training held at the 316th ESC Headquarters Dec. 13 through Dec. 17.

  • US troops to observe South Korean live-fire drills

    Dec 18, 2010

    U.S. trainers and observers will be present for South Korean live-fire artillery drills planned to start tomorrow and to continue until Dec. 21, Defense Department officials said today.

  • VA seeks to eliminate claims processing backlog, official says

    Dec 18, 2010

    The Veterans Affairs Department is on its way to eliminating its claims-processing backlog within four years, a senior VA official said today.

  • Third Army bids farewell to key Operation Nickel II leader, welcomes new logistics director

    Dec 18, 2010

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  • Retired Lt. Gen. Rienzi dies at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Dec 17, 2010

    Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Rienzi, former Deputy Director General, Chief of Staff, and Chief Engineer of NATO Integrated Communications Systems Management Agency (NICSMA) in Brussels, Belgium, died Dec. 14 at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii. He was 91.

  • 25th CAB Soldiers excel during Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic ALC

    Dec 17, 2010

    Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade excelled during the Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Advanced Leaders Course Class #702-11, with two graduating as honor graduates at Wheeler Army Airfield, Dec 14.

  • Forward Area Limited Observing Program training

    Dec 17, 2010

    Weather forecasters, assigned to Detachment 2, 1st Weather Squadron, (SWO), conduct a Forward Area Limited Observing Program (FALOP) class for Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, at the Battlefield Weather Station (BWS), on Wheeler Army Airfield (WAAF), Dec 16.

  • World War II veteran, 98, receives long awaited Bronze Star

    Dec 17, 2010

    Recognition for an act of heroism more than six decades ago during World War II finally caught up with a 98-year-old Atlanta resident Dec. 16, when the Army awarded him the Bronze Star Medal during a ceremony here in U.S. Army Forces Command headquarters.

  • Inspections help reduce vehicle accidents

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Army's Safety Program regulations make it mandatory for units to conduct vehicle safety inspections for their Soldiers a minimum of every six months.

  • More than 600 gifts distributed to students by members of First Army

    Dec 17, 2010

    Members of the First Army headquarters visited W. A. Fountain Elementary School Friday morning in a very unique military operation designed to put smiles on the faces of more than 600 children at the Forest Park, Ga., school.

  • Campbell remembers

    Dec 17, 2010

    On Dec. 12, 1985, Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, lost their lives in a plane crash after serving six months on a peacekeeping mission. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the annual Gander Memorial Ceremony.

  • Blackhorse Soldiers become newest citizens

    Dec 17, 2010

    Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment became the newest U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony on Fort Irwin, Calif., Dec. 9. A total of 21 Soldiers stationed at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin took the Oath of Allegiance and became the nation's newest citizens. For some, the ceremony marked the end of the long journey to citizenship.

  • Airfield installs state-of-the-art solar lights

    Dec 17, 2010

    Fort Campbell Army Airfield's new solar lighting system offers a state-of-the-art solution to enhance troop training and reduce power consumption at the same time. The system enables Soldiers to train more efficiently for deployment and conserves electricity.

  • Korean War's Chosin battle proved freedom is not free

    Dec 17, 2010

    As part of the Korean War 60th Commemoration, the United States Navy Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue screened "Chosin," a documentary about one of the most savage battles of the Korean War -- the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir.

  • Holiday 'Magic' -- Event shows post Families festive spirit

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Christian County Military Affairs Committee, along with nearly 30 area sponsors, brought love and kindness to Fort Campbell Families' when they saw to it that every Family received and invitation to its Holiday Magic event, where every child had an opportunity to visit with Santa and was given a toy and every Family member was fed a hot meal.

  • Kits help children through deployment: Barkley students receive treats

    Dec 17, 2010

    Shirley Chester, a guidance counselor at Barkley, has been working hard to find ways to help the students cope with the anxiety of having a loved one overseas. On her search, she discovered Trevor Romain, a children's self-help author and motivational speaker. Sympathetic to the emotional stress of parental deployment, Romain has partnered with the USO to tour military schools around the world.

  • Season's Greetings!

    Dec 17, 2010

    As 2010 winds its way to a conclusion, I would like to take a look back at some of the great things that we have done together at NSSC in the past year.

  • Improving indoor air quality as temperatures drop

    Dec 17, 2010

    Air pollution is thought of as an outside concern, like smog hanging in the air. However, the air inside homes and offices can be more polluted than the air outside. So what can you do to clean up the air you breathe'

  • Sharing my resolutions for the new year

    Dec 17, 2010

    The upcoming year is shaping up to be historic and fast-moving for Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem. With that in mind, I want to share three of my New Year's resolutions designed to get the best results for servicemembers, Civilian employees and Families throughout both posts.

  • Gold Star Wives finally get their day

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., has been going to Capitol Hill since December of 1945, when 23-year-old Marie Jordan invited women over for coffee...

  • Hazards of wintry weather, snow removal

    Dec 17, 2010

    That time of year has returned when it is possible the Fort Campbell Snow and Ice Removal Plan could be activated. The snow and Ice Removal Plan is designed to remove the hazards of snow and ice from our major roads and streets, secondary roads, airfields, parking lots and walkways.

  • Christmas at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School

    Dec 17, 2010

  • This new year, make commitment to yourself

    Dec 17, 2010

    This is my final Commander's Corner column for 2010. I'm excited about the holiday season - not only for Christmas, but for New Years, too. Each new year feels like a fresh start - a chance for introspection and a great time to decide to make changes.

  • The Old Guard change of responsibility

    Dec 17, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. David Martel, outgoing Regimental Sergeant Major for 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), relinquishes responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery T. Stitzel during a Change of Responsibility ceremony in C-hall, Dec. 16.

  • United through Reading' connects military Families

    Dec 17, 2010

    United Through Reading allows the Soldier to read a book to his or her child via a DVD recording while they are separated due to a deployment. In this way, the parent and child can participate in a simple activity together, even when they are apart.

  • 2010 Dual-Signed Gold Star Wives Letter

    Dec 17, 2010

    Earlier this year, Congress designated today - Dec. 18, 2010 - as "Gold Star Wives Day." Congress established Gold Star Wives Day in order to recognized the sacrifices of the many wives who have courageously helped to carry the banner of freedom for which their husbands gave their lives.

  • Website connects donors with needy recipients

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Giving Effect is a website designed to help donors connect with charities in the easiest way possible and organizing those charities by what every day extras they need.

  • 2/29 claims another Commander's Cup preseason hoops title

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, needed three games and a triple-overtime thriller Tuesday to capture a second straight Commander's Cup Preseason Basketball Tournament crown.

  • Santa drops in

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2010) - Fort Benning celebrated the holiday season with the annual tower lighting Friday at Eubanks Field.

  • ACS opens its doors to a 'Winter Wonderland'

    Dec 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - SCHOFIELD BARRACKS - Army Community Service invited the community to their "Winter Wonderland," here, Tuesday. Childrend shared their holiday wishes with Santa and Mrs. Claus and got their photos taken with the jolly pair. They participated in interactive craft activities like decorating Christmas stockings and making candy-cane-reindeer to give as gifts.

  • Fort McPherson honors Georgia's fallen in Soldier Tree ceremony

    Dec 17, 2010

    The names of Georgia's fallen Soldiers will never be forgotten. That was the message of the Fort McPherson Soldier Tree ceremony on Hedekin Field Dec. 8, which honored more than 200 Georgia servicemembers who lost their lives.

  • ACAP helps Soldiers prepare for civilian life

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2010) - The team at the Army Career and Alumni Program wants to help Soldiers transition to civilian life successfully. To do so, ACAP offers important resources and programs that will help Soldiers reach their goals.

  • NEC alters delivery method for IT services

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning's Network Enterprise Center, formerly the Directorate of Information Management, has changed the way it delivers information technology services.

  • Retention boon leads to changes

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Dec. 17, 2010) - Soldiers planning to re-enlist may see their options reduced, according to a recent Army memorandum. The changes took effect Tuesday.

  • Army November Suicide Data Released

    Jun 2, 2011

  • Patriot Academy brings holiday cheer to local families

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Patriot Academy here spread holiday cheer to several North Vernon, Ind. families Dec. 11, inviting them to the school's holiday party and providing the families with holiday gifts for children that otherwise may have gone without this year.

  • Panther Soldiers Give Back to Their Community

    Dec 17, 2010

  • Picatinny engineer, artist captures fading American scenes

    Dec 17, 2010

    As the chief engineer for the Army's first GPS-guided artillery round, Program Executive Office for Ammunition employee Raymond Sicignano's workdays are spent managing the technical intricacies of the Excalibur 155 mm artillery round.

  • Stay Responsible During the Holiday Season

    Dec 17, 2010

  • "Mission Ready" Battalion Focused On Training

    Dec 17, 2010

  • Fires Battle Lab takes top DA-level award

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Battle Lab Modeling and Simulations branch here won two Department of the Army level awards which were presented Nov. 30 during a national training, simulation and education conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • Commentary: deployed Soldiers think of others during holidays

    Dec 17, 2010

    Are the children here much different than anywhere else' No, they were just born into less-fortunate circumstances. Their lives don't include white picket fences and manicured lawns. As the holidays approach, think about those less fortunate around the world. For the most part, Americans are lucky to be born Americans and haven't earned it.

  • New look and feel to Army Civilian Recruitment Website

    Dec 17, 2010

    Army Civilian Service baby boomers will be retiring en masse over the next 10 years. To attract the "best and brightest" next generation workforce of Army civilians, a focused enterprise-wide recruitment strategy required the development of a dot com website to promote the Army as an employer of choice.

  • Lakin discharged, sentenced to six months

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Army doctor who disobeyed direct orders from his superiors, refusing to deploy until he saw proof of President Obama's American birth, was sentenced to six months in prison and discharge from the Army Thursday.

  • Suicide survivors present class to Sill Soldiers

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- On Feb. 7, Nicholas Rauls, 13, took his life with a .44-caliber pistol in the family's Elgin home. Since then, the Rauls have been vocal advocates for suicide awareness. On Dec. 6, David Rauls presented suicide prevention training to about 30 Soldiers in Rear Detachment, 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery, at the ADA Headquarters complex.

  • ASC and JMC ministry teams offer Advent series

    Dec 17, 2010

    The weekly services are part of a four-part series that began on Monday, Nov. 29. The services continue through Monday Dec. 20, at 11:30 a.m. in the Caisson Room of Building 60, and are open to the RIA community.

  • Instructors of year named

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers come to the Fires Center of Excellence for training, whether it is Basic Combat Training, Advanced Individual Training or one of the numerous courses meant to better prepare them for a higher rank. Each Soldier gains a better understanding of how to fulfill their duty in their respective careers. They wouldn't be prepared for what comes next without the outstanding instructors at Fort Sill.

  • Morrisey to be Fires Center of Excellence CSM

    Dec 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Command Sgt. Maj. Dwight Morrisey has been selected as the new U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill command sergeant major.

  • Army releases November suicide data

    Dec 17, 2010

    The Army released suicide data today for the month of November. Among Active Duty Soldiers, there were 11 potential suicides.

  • Small business owners learn about EAGLE

    Dec 17, 2010

    Nearly 120 people crowded into a small auditorium, eager to hear about the upcoming Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise, or EAGLE, contract strategy. The information session for small business owners took place Dec. 6 at Black Hawk College, Moline, Ill.

  • Warfighters to get improved 'eyes in the sky'

    Dec 17, 2010

    Warfighters in Afghanistan will get an unprecedented capability to track and monitor activity on the ground in the coming months with the initial deployment of a new ultra-high-resolution camera able to scan a wide field of view and download images in real time.

  • Army chef to compete in national culinary contest

    Dec 16, 2010

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - When Sgt. Jeffrey Matthews first won the silver medal at the prestigious National Culinary Art Competition at Fort Lee, Va., in 2007, he felt that was the defining moment of his life.

  • Ensemble jazzes up holiday season in South Korea

    Dec 16, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The sparkling of holiday lights, smells of sweet eggnog and swinging sounds of brass instruments were among the festivities avid holiday goers enjoyed Dec. 11 as the 8th Army Band Jazz Ensemble performed a holiday concert at the Dragon Hill Lodge.

  • Garrison Commander's Corner: Master Resiliency Training now offered at ACS

    Dec 16, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Master Resiliency Training is being offered at Schofield Barracks, and it is consistent with the Army Community Service's commitment to maintain readiness of Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Vets caution against pets as holiday presents

    Dec 16, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The holidays can be a tempting time to get someone an adorable puppy or kitten for Christmas; however, Army veterinarians are urging prospective pet owners and pet givers to take a page from Santa's book and check twice - or rather think twice, before making any decisions.

  • Families honor those lost with Christmas wreaths

    Dec 16, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- "We are here to remember our fallen, to honor them and we are here to teach our children that our freedom is never free," said Judy Carlile to the nearly 400 people gathered Dec. 11 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery's new assembly area.

  • Community fills need in children's stockings

    Dec 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Marines collected more than 2,200 toys during this year's local Toys for Tots drive.

  • Teen Army Family Action Plan conference a 'total success'

    Dec 16, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Teens participating in the Teen Army Family Action Plan conference held Dec. 3 at the Dodd Field Chapel.

  • Soldier re-enlists in Army, proposes on same day at Alamo

    Dec 16, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- Staff Sgt. Joshua Hermann will certainly remember the Alamo for a long time to come, as two major events in his life occurred there Dec. 10.

  • Spurs lift spirits with Center for the Intrepid visit

    Dec 16, 2010

    San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili talks with wounded warriors receiving treatment and therapy at the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston Dec. 7.

  • JBSA hammers out energy conservation management strategies at summit

    Dec 16, 2010

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO -- Experts from the Department of Defense, Air Education Training Command and Joint Base San Antonio kicked off an energy conservation summit at Fort Sam Houston Dec. 7 to construct a Strategic Energy Management Plan for Fort Sam Houston and Lackland and Randolph Air Force Bases.

  • 101211-A-6528P-016

    Dec 16, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas (December 11, 2010) Spc. Dylan Kruziki, a Soldier-musician from the 62nd Army Band, plays "Amazing Grace" during the Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Dec. 11.

  • World Traveler Returns Home As Deputy Commander

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Moore's travels around the world in service to his country are encapsulated in the wooden Mancala board that sits in his office.

  • World traveler returns home as deputy commander

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Moore's travels around the world in service to his country are encapsulated in the wooden Mancala board that sits in his office. One of the oldest and most popular games in the world, Moore, deputy commander of the Army Security Assistance Command, keeps it in his office to remind him of Africa, his favorite stop among the many places he has visited thanks to the opportunities afforded to him throughout his military career.

  • How fast can counter-IED tools be fielded'

    Dec 16, 2010

    Rapid acquisition reduces the buying decision for the Joint IED Defeat Organization to as few as two criteria: will it work, and how fast can the warfighter have it'

  • 101211-A-6528P-015

    Dec 16, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas (December 11, 2010) The Fort Bliss Ceremonial Rifle Team, consisting of Soldiers from Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, delivers three rounds of volley fire during the Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Dec. 11.

  • Office Sends Holiday Cheer To Deployed Troops

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- More than 300 deployed Soldiers will receive a shipment of personal items by Christmas, thanks to the generosity of an AMCOM office.

  • Vehicle bomb kills 6, injures 11 in Afghanistan

    Dec 16, 2010

    A vehicle filled with explosives breached a combat outpost in southern Afghanistan Sunday, killing six 101st Airborne Division Soldiers and wounding 11 others.

  • BG Tucker tours DLA, gets overview of supplies processing for Afghan security

    Dec 16, 2010

    SUSQUEHANNA, Pa. -- Army Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, commander, U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, visited the DLA Distribution Susquehanna, Pa. Unit Materiel Fielding Point consolidation operations on December 9, 2010. The visit was arranged through the USASAC office located on the New Cumberland defense installation.

  • 101211-A-6528P-014

    Dec 16, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas (December 11, 2010) The Fort Bliss Ceremonial Rifle Team, consisting of Soldiers from Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, stands at the ready during the Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Dec. 11.

  • 101211-A-6528P-009

    Dec 16, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas (December 11, 2010) Sgt. 1st Class Elizabeth Blackburn, a Soldier from 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, who represented the Army in the ceremony, salutes the colors during the Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Dec. 11. Blackburn joined servicemembers from the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard in representing America's armed services during the event.

  • JFHQ NCR/MDW Holiday Social

    Dec 16, 2010

    Santa and the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" entertained staff members of the JFHQ NCR/MDW during the 2010 Holiday Social at Fort McNair's gym 16 Dec.

  • Madison Musters Gifts For Troops In Need

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Looking for a way to spread some holiday cheer to our Soldiers in need' Look no further than the Madison Cheer Brigade.

  • Depot Employees Top Goal, Donate $672,000 to Combined Federal Campaign

    Dec 16, 2010

  • 101211-A-6528P-001

    Dec 16, 2010

    EL PASO, Texas (December 11, 2010) A regional Patriot Guard Rider solemnly observes the Wreaths Across America Dedication Ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Dec. 11. Photo by David Poe.

  • COP Charkh Soldiers celebrate Catholic Mass

    Dec 16, 2010

    Soldiers assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, celebrated Catholic Mass at Combat Outpost Charkh here Dec. 10. This was the first Mass offered at COP Charkh since August due to the non-availability of a Catholic chaplain.

  • Health Center Renovations Near Completion

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Pardon their mess - they're busy creating the wow factor for the sake of wellness

  • Guard Marks 374 Years of Service For Nation

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In the face of growing national budget constraints and cutbacks in the military, the National Guard is postured to provide best value with the least expense, according to one of Alabama's top National Guard leaders.

  • Leader Says Goodbye To Space Defense Community

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, the measure of a Soldier is found in the Army values - loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage. Those are the attributes he has striven to emulate during 34 years as an Army officer. But there is one attribute Campbell would like to add to his own personal list of Army values - gratitude.

  • Reserve, Guard Soldiers learn life lessons from Fort Jackson drill sergeants

    Dec 16, 2010

    As basic training drill sergeants get a much needed holiday break from the rigors of shaping young men and women into warriors, two reserve-component Soldiers headed home to share a little more than gifts and festive foods with family.

  • Real Life Santa An Army Equipment Specialist

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus -- and he works in the Sparkman Center.

  • AMC Brings Holiday Message To Redstone

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army Materiel Command leadership sent a holiday message to its Arsenal employees Dec. 6 at a special gathering at the Officers and Civilians Club.

  • Veterans Memorial Gets One Step Closer

    Dec 16, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day - will now be known in Huntsville for a milestone that brings Madison County's veterans closer to a place of honor within the community.

  • Army Operational Knowledge Management

    Dec 16, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> In late October, the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center (CAC) hosted the 6th Annual Army Operational Knowledge Management (AOKM) Conference featuring nearly 400 KM professionals and experts from the military and private sectors who gathered to share and exchange the latest KM best practices, processes and lessons learned. The theme for this year's conference, <i>"Knowledge Management in Support of Full Spectrum Operations" </i> highlighted the impact KM has on civil support operations and combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. A mix of military and civilian speakers, including Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli, spearheaded the plenum and track sessions. You can view Gen. Chiarelli's remarks and other presentations at the <a href="https://www.us.army.mil/suite/page/634189" target="_blank">conference website on AKO</a>.

  • CWF goal to bring NSSC civilians together

    Dec 16, 2010

    In her year as chairperson of the Civilian Welfare Fund at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Kathy Ferent had a modest goal.

  • Mentoring program seeks volunteers

    Dec 16, 2010

    A drunk driver brought John Andrew Mazie's life to a premature end in 1997 at age 26, but a foundation in his name seeks to improve the lives of many other young people.

  • Marne Division's fallen heroes honored during Wreaths for Warriors Walk

    Dec 16, 2010

    Many traveled far and wide to Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field for the 4th Annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk wreath ceremony, Dec. 11, to pay homage to those Third Infantry Division Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Santa Claus, Belvoir youth bring Christmas to preschoolers

    Dec 16, 2010

    Children at Fort Belvoir's Youth Services have been hard at work getting ready for the holiday season and all their hard work culminated in an event with Santa Claus last week for the installation's pre-school children.

  • New emergency services center opens on Fort Belvoir North Area

    Dec 16, 2010

    With the ceremonial cutting of a ribbon, Fort Belvoir leadership officially opened the Fort Belvoir North Area's new Emergency Services Center Wednesday.

  • Picatinny Chapter earns Walter R. Graalman Award

    Dec 16, 2010

    The National Contract Management Association Picatinny Chapter recently earned the Walter R. Graalman Award, the highest honor bestowed by the NCMA. The Gold Graalman award is presented to outstanding NCMA chapters for their annual accomplishments in meeting and exceeding the NCMA goals and objectives.

  • Hunter gets new running trail

    Dec 16, 2010

    Instead of sharing roads with cars and bicyclists, service members at Hunter will soon have a new asphalt-paved running trail on North Lightning Road to use for physical training each morning.

  • Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers a priority for demobilization

    Dec 16, 2010

    The Soldiers who deploy to defend our liberties in nations across the globe come from a diverse background. Most are either active duty Soldiers or are active members of the National Guard or Reserve. However, some are members of the Individual Ready Reserve, who have served the time on their active duty contracts, were transferred to the Individual Ready Reserve to fulfill the remainder of their eight-year Military Service Obligation. At the needs of the Army these Soldiers can be called back to active duty to serve their country again. The 177 IRR Soldiers called upon to augment the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team are from 36 states, Puerto Rico and Germany. These reactivated Soldiers put college, jobs and families on hold at short notice to deploy once again.

  • Refractive Eye Surgery Program

    Dec 16, 2010

    On and off the battlefield Soldiers may be faced with many challenges, yet their vision should not be one of them. The doctors in the Warrior Refractive Eye Surgery Program at Winn Army Community Hospital Eye Center agree.

  • Military couples renew marriage vows at Tybee

    Dec 16, 2010

    "This was splendid," said Marisa Finney, after she and her husband, Sgt. Charles Finney, renewed their vows at the Tybee Post Theater, Dec. 8. "I would marry him 100 more times."

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