Archive: Dec 2010

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  • APG Commander's Corner: 'Tis the season to celebrate Family

    Sep 9, 2011

    You can tell by the nip in the air the holiday season has arrived. As we celebrate, each in the custom and tradition of our own choosing, I'd like to highlight some of the things going on in our extended family.

  • Army Values

    Jul 2, 2012

    Army Values help make the Army the Strength of the Nation.

  • National Football League High School Player Development Program

    Dec 14, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The National Guard has partnered with the NFL by sponsoring the High School Player Development Program (HSPD). The HSPD provides high school students (sophomores through seniors) a program of character development and training in football skills. The intent is to equip participants with the skills and tools needed to achieve success both on and off the field. HSPD allows the Guard to be a presenting sponsor of a targeted and in-demand high school program while increasing public awareness of the ARNG through various marketing/advertising channels in partnership with the NFL. This grassroots marketing effort reaches students as well as influencers.

  • WWE supports Greywolf Soldiers

    Dec 14, 2010

    Entertainers with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) signed autographs in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division's conference room for Soldiers on Fort Hood, Dec.11.

  • ECBC announces engineering collaboration

    Dec 14, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Two U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center teams are working across 763 miles to collaborate to better meet its customer's needs. The alliance, ECBC East-West, brings together the Production Test Branch in Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., and the Advanced Design and Manufacturing Division at APG, said Bill Meyer, chief of the Production Test Branch.

  • Engineers help meet unique needs for Estonian students

    Dec 14, 2010

    In a partnership with the U.S. Europe Command Humanitarian Assistance Program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District is renovating a four-story building, connecting two existing buildings, and adding a third floor assembly area while maintaining the historical integrity of the structure.

  • 25th annual holiday concert kindles spirit of the season

    Dec 14, 2010

    More than 2,500 Atlanta residents of all ages braved freezing weather and snow flurries in order to attend The Army Ground Forces Band's 25th Annual Holiday Concert at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Dec. 12. The silver anniversary production proved well worth their effort, with many people who had attended previous concerts over the years agreeing that this was the best one ever. In addition to the traditional and contemporary holiday music, five pre-recorded video greetings from metropolitan Atlanta Soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan were shown on huge screens. Members of their Families in the audience were recognized with enthusiastic rounds of applause. Hundreds of attendees signed the poster-sized holiday cards especially created for the occasion. The cards will be sent with the concert guests' best wishes to America's service members who are deployed during this holiday season.

  • USASAC participates in APBI

    Dec 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command participated for the first time in the Aviation and Missile Command's 2010 Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry Dec. 8-9.

  • 'Being With The Young People' Is Military's Best Part

    Dec 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Gen. Francis Mahon doesn't know the number of funerals he has attended in his life as a Soldier, but every one of them has touched his heart.

  • School Brigade Says Bittersweet Farewell

    Dec 14, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- BRAC to the Future presented yet another opportunity for the leadership of the 59th Ordnance Brigade and its Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School to say farewell to a community that will always hold a special place in the organization's history.

  • USASAC Soldier celebrates holidays in Iraq

    Dec 14, 2010

    BAGHDAD - The holiday season in the United States is about spending time with family and celebrating the good fortunes of the year. Our Soldiers serving overseas and away from family often find their own ways to celebrate and bring a bit of home to the front lines.

  • Volunteers adorn Arlington National Cemetery with 24,000 wreaths

    Dec 14, 2010

    More than 2,000 spirited volunteers braved a subfreezing dawn and gray-cast skies Dec. 11, to place 24,000 red-bowed wreaths on an equal number of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Blackhawk down training

    Dec 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Members of Company C, Task Force Spear Head, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, run up hill, Dec. 10, to get to an extraction point during a timed and evaluated downed aircraft training exercise. The crew utilized their warrior skills to navigate from point to point, fire all of their weapons systems, and evacuate simulated casualties.

  • USASAC-NC Awards Ceremony

    Dec 14, 2010

    NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. -- Several employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland office were receognized during an awards ceremony Dec. 9 hosted by Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker, USASAC commander.

  • Red Dragon Families celebrate the holidays

    Dec 14, 2010

    SALADO, Texas - The Salado Tree Farm was the site of the of 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division holiday party, here, Dec. 12. The party consisted of a hay ride, hay play area, letters to Santa table, cookie decorating table, refreshments and a visit from Santa.

  • Warfare and Washington: NCOs tour Picatinny weaponry & Morristown history

    Dec 14, 2010

    Guns, ammo, technology ... and George Washington. These were items on the agenda for a group of 39 Non-Commissioned Officers from the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) during their visit to Picatinny Arsenal and Morristown National Historic Park Dec. 7 - 9.

  • Keeping families in touch through books

    Dec 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Troopers with 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division participated in the United Through Reading Military Program with the United Services Origination in their headquarters building on Fort Hood Dec. 8.

  • DEM showcases various species inside JBM-HH

    Dec 14, 2010

    Sustainability and Environ mental Management Systems Program

  • Late deputy commander honored for civilian service

    Dec 14, 2010

    Paul Addington posthumously recieves the 2010 AUSA Regional Civilian Exceptional Service Award

  • Personal tragedy leads woman to warn drivers to always drive safely

    Dec 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - It was hard for her to talk about it, but she knew by telling her story, she might be able to prevent someone else from experiencing the same tragedy.

  • Deputy Commander, XVIII ABC Visits 1TSC

    Dec 14, 2010

    Stand alone highlighting PDSS of Dep. CDR. BG Juneau, XVIII ABC's visit to Kuwait and the 1TSC which is homestationed at Fort Bragg.

  • Depot 'Toys for Tots' collected for needy

    Dec 14, 2010

    Red River Army Depot completes annual Toys for Tots campaign for 2010

  • Personnel chief of Army's largest command retires after 32 years of service

    Dec 14, 2010

    After more than four years as Deputy Chief of Staff G-1 for the Army's largest Command, Brig. Gen. E. Eric Porter retired today during a ceremony at U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) headquarters here. Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general of FORSCOM, hosted the ceremony that was held in the G-1 Atrium of the headquarters. "It is a true honor for me to host this event today," said Thurman. "Today we recognize an exceptional leader who has given more than 32 years of selfless service to this great nation ... and (we) thank him for his unwavering commitment and steadfast dedication to our Army."

  • US Army Africa attends World AIDS Day event in Namibia

    Dec 14, 2010

    Two U.S. Army Africa chaplains recently traveled more than 4,000 miles to participate in the Ministry of Defence/Namibia Defence Force World AIDS Day ceremony in Windhoek, Namibia.

  • U.S. Army Africa attends World AIDS Day event in Namibia

    Dec 14, 2010

    Two U.S. Army Africa chaplains participate in the 2010 Namibia Defence Force World AIDS Day ceremony in Windhoek, Namibia.

  • 1st TSC's five-Soldier petroleum team supports military's big-picture fuel mission

    Dec 14, 2010

    1TSC story on critical fuel supply mission for OEF/OIF

  • Mounted color guard marks 45 years

    Dec 14, 2010

    Forty-five years ago, Fort Carson's honor guard was in its early stages. An Army civilian worker, Hugh Trabandt, the post stable manager, thought it would be a good idea to have a mounted color guard.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT Change of Command Ceremony

    Dec 14, 2010

    A change of command ceremony for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command will be conducted at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Bob Jones Auditorium on Redstone Arsenal.

  • Soldiers test smart phones in field exercise

    Dec 14, 2010

    Phase II of "Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications" kicked off Dec. 8, with a field exercise in which Soldiers from the Army Evaluation Task Force tested smart-phone technology.

  • Services Planned for Vietnam War Pilot's Return, Funeral

    Dec 14, 2010

    FARGO, N.D. - A Vietnam War pilot who has been missing in action for more than four decades will be coming home to Fargo this week. The remains of U.S. Air Force Maj. Thomas Beyer will arrive Wednesday evening, and his funeral will take place Saturday afternoon. Beyer served with the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Chu Lai Air Base in South Vietnam. From there, he flew the O-2A Skymaster, a military version of the Cessna 337, as a spotter plane. He went missing while on mission #5096, a visual reconnaissance and forward air control assignment, the afternoon of July 30, 1968. He was later declared dead on May 2, 1978, and his remains were identified Nov. 19 of this year.

  • Lifeliner Spotlight: Pfc. Stephanie Daniels

    Dec 14, 2010

    Spotlight profile on PFC Stephanie Daniels, a former Purdue University student who is now assigned to the 101st Sustainment Brigade as a member of the Personnel Security Detachment. She is one of two females assigned to the team.

  • Command in Afghanistan engages in mentoring to subcontractors

    Dec 14, 2010

    A new contracting initiative by a command in southwest Afghanistan incorporating the use of larger companies mentoring to smaller companies to complete projects shows promise of serving as a model for the rest of Afghanistan. Mentoring to subcontractors is a relatively new way of doing business as it has been too risky and difficult for local, smaller companies to secure a contract with larger companies, said a coalition commander in Afghanistan. The use of local companies, however, helps an area's local economy where construction projects to the support Afghan National Security Forces are taking place.

  • Army Values

    Dec 13, 2010

    <b>Army Values</b> <b>What is it' </b> The Army culture promotes certain norms of conduct that include a unique service ethic expected of every Soldier - to make personal sacrifices in selfless service to the nation. The seven Army values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage are our baseline, our foundation, and our core. The moral and ethical tenets of the Army Values characterize the Army culture and describe the ethical standards expected of all Soldiers.

  • Santa visits Wheeler Elementary School

    Dec 13, 2010

    Santa Claus, portrayed by Pfc. James Errico, A Troop, 2-6th Cav., 25th CAB, visits Wheeler Elementary School's Transition Room, as part of Wheeler Elementary School's "Caroling for the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Troops", Dec 10.

  • CAB Soldiers fight through muddy BNCOC

    Dec 13, 2010

    A team of Soldiers, including many from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, assess the necessary equipment and techniques as they conduct vehicle recovery operations at Schofield Barracks, Dec. 10. The task is one of the requirements for Soldiers attending the Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Basic Noncommissioned Officers Course, which was taught by a visiting Mobile Training Team.

  • Hawthorne finds peace with golf game at Children's Miracle Network Classic

    Dec 13, 2010

    Capt. Patrick Hawthorne found peace with his golf game while playing alongside the pros at the Children's Miracle Network Classic, the final tournament of the season on the PGA Tour.

  • ASC Directorate of Logistics team visits OCONUS sites

    Dec 13, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command's Directorate of Logistics Enterprise Transformation Team visited Europe and Asia, Oct. 23-Nov. 15. Seeking out issues and solutions, the transformation team visited Germany, Japan and Korea in preparation for overseas DOL realignment from the Installation Management Command to the Army Materiel Command.

  • Fort Hood breaks ground for new Army medical center

    Dec 13, 2010

    A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Dec. 13, for the new $534 million Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center that will be constructed to replace the current 45-year-old building.

  • Tree lighting brightens Palm Circle

    Dec 13, 2010

    Residents, community members and employees at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, embraced the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 9 on Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle. Col. Douglas Mulbury, U.S. Garrison-Hawaii commander, welcomed everyone to the ceremony. Kailei'a Duriano and her brother Darian Duriano lit up the tree on Palm Circle with the push of a giant candy cane lever to bring the tree to life full of lights. Santa arrived after the tree lighting ceremony aboard a fire truck. Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation treated children to cookies while Santa heard everyone's wishes for Christmas.

  • Military at top of leadership confidence index

    Dec 13, 2010

    The American public has more confidence in leadership of the military than it does the Supreme Court, medicine, education and a long list of other professions, according to the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership.

  • Army-Navy Game more than just football

    Dec 13, 2010

    When it comes to the Army-Navy rivalry, the two academies and their fans converge on the city of Philadelphia to watch the future military officers play a game at its purest level.

  • Holiday means a day on, not a day off

    Dec 13, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- Monday, January 17, volunteers from Cameron University and the Lawton-Fort Sill community will hold "a day on, not a day off" as part of the national Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. that day, volunteers will work on various projects throughout the Lawton-Fort Sill community. That date is a federal holiday, and CU officials hope to recruit 450 volunteers for the event.

  • Heavy transporters step up training

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - (Dec. 13, 2010) Heavy equipment transportation Soldiers from Fort Knox, Ky., Fort Benning, Ga., and Fort Stewart, Ga., all part of Fort Knox's 233rd Transportation Company, came together from Nov. 30 through Dec. 10 for their second field training exercise this year.

  • Power Strips: Are You Using Them Properly'

    Dec 13, 2010

    The term power strip is the commonly used name to describe two basic types of electrical outlet devices. Power strips fall under two basic technical categories. The formal name of one device is a Re-locatable Power Tap or RPT and the other is classified as either a Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor (TVSS) or, a more recent term, a Surge Protective Device or SPD. Changes to the SPD term from the TVSS type of power strip is a result of new testing criteria that went into effect in 2009. These terms are used by Underwriters Laboratories for their testing criteria to obtain the infamous UL seal of approval.

  • Polk Soldiers 'jump' to help community

    Dec 13, 2010

    The sun was shining and the skies clear Dec. 2 as two C-130s from Dyess Air Force Base in Texas left Self Airfield on North Fort, lifted to 1,500 feet and began their racetrack pattern around Geronimo drop zone. Aboard the aircraft were 245 Joint Readiness Training Center Operations Group Soldiers who "traded" presents for parachutes and "jumped" at the chance to help their local community.

  • FACEBOOK

    Dec 13, 2010

  • Knightdale, N.C. residents will soon have new neighbors

    Dec 13, 2010

    Hundreds of Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 518th Sustainment Brigade, 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, will have a new place to hang their beret after construction is completed on a new facility near Raleigh, N.C.

  • BJACH works to perfect reactions to mass casualty situations

    Dec 13, 2010

    Emergencies and disasters are in the news every day. Preparing for them can make the difference between life and death. That's why Fort Polk's Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital held an all-day multi-situational mass casualty training Dec. 2.

  • 3/1 says goodbye through deployment ceremony

    Dec 13, 2010

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, held a deployment ceremony Thursday, Dec. 9, to officially case their colors and say goodbye to Fort Knox, Ky, until they reuturn in 2012.

  • Army unveils coin designs during Army-Navy game

    Dec 13, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Army Historical Foundation Executive Director Retired Brig. Gen. Creighton W. Abrams Jr. unveiled designs for three 2011 Army Commemorative Coins during the 111th Army-Navy football classic Dec. 11, at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field.

  • Army leaders visit Joint Base Balad, meet troops

    Dec 13, 2010

    Joseph W. Westphal, under secretary of the U.S. Army, and Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, paid a visit to servicemembers Dec. 5, at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • National Guard Vet of World War II Teams Up With 19-Year Old NewYork National Guard Soldier to Celeb

    Dec 13, 2010

    LATHAM, NY--A 92-year old World War II vet, who was wounded on Okinawa and Saipan, and a 19-year old helicopter mechanic waiting for his first deployment, joined forces to cut the birthday cake as the New York National Guard celebrated the 374th birthday of America's Citizen Soldiers on Monday, Dec. 13. The annual gathering at New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters celebrates the National Guard's past, but is also a salute to the men and women, Soldiers, Airmen, and federal and state civilian employees who serve and who support those who serve, said Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General of New York.

  • TRiPS-Still Saving Lives

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Army's Travel Risk Planning System risk assessment tool, found online at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center website, has proven successful in helping reduce driving fatalities since its Army-wide inception in 2004.

  • Sustainers participate in Wreaths Across America ceremony

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Dec. 13, 2010) - Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) participated in the Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, Ky. The ceremony, which has taken place at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central for two years, honors the past, present and future sacrifices of Veterans and their families.

  • Soldiers jump to donate holiday toys

    Dec 13, 2010

    Rain, sleet and freezing morning temperatures didn't scare away U.S. and allied nation paratroopers from donating toys and earning foreign jump wings during the 13th annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop at Fort Bragg, N.C., Dec. 10 and 11.

  • 4th Bn advisors 'teach, mentor, advise'

    Dec 13, 2010

    Every nine weeks, the small group advisors of 4th Battalion, 353rd Infantry Regiment, 162nd Infantry Brigade, take under wing a new class of combat advisors preparing to deploy from Fort Polk as mentors to Afghan and Iraqi military counterparts. With each class comes a new set of challenges.

  • New PT program develops battle skills, warrior tasks

    Dec 13, 2010

    The winds of change are blowing through the Army's Physical Readiness Training Program and Fort Polk is taking the initiative to stay ahead of the storms that are sure to follow in its wake.

  • Time to get back to basics

    Dec 13, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz (left), U.S. Army Reserve Command command sergeant major, addresses personnel from First Army, Army Professional Management Command and the 3rd Medical Deployment Support Command after a town hall meeting at Fort Gillem Monday.

  • Health fair offers choices, chance to change

    Dec 13, 2010

    With the federal employee health benefit (FEHB) open season set to end Monday, federal employees at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem were given one last opportunity to mingle with health care providers Tuesday at the Fort Gillem Getaway club.

  • The Sentinel asked: 'What quality of life issue would you like to see the Army improve'&#

    Dec 13, 2010

    Man on the street: The Sentinel asked members of the community: 'What quality of life issue would you like to see the Army improve''

  • Partnering up to help children for the holidays

    Dec 13, 2010

    Mary Miller, wife of Lt. Gen. Thomas G. Miller, First Army commanding general, selects a gift tag from the First Army Angel tree as part of the Fountain Elementary School Gift Project Dec. 2 at First Army headquarters on Fort Gillem. Each tag contains a name of a Fountain Elementary School student. The project is part of the ongoing partnership between First Army and the school.

  • U.S. Soldiers teach Iraqi Soldiers how to move tactically

    Dec 13, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq- Soldiers assigned to B Co. 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, worked with noncommissioned officers assigned to 2nd Iraqi Army Division, on movement drills Dec. 3.

  • Helping those in need far away

    Dec 13, 2010

    Members of the Protestant Women of the Chapel pose Nov. 17 with some of the 45 shoeboxes of gifts sent overseas as part of Operation Christmas Child, a project that supplies children in remote locations with toys and basic necessities.

  • Dismounted movement training

    Dec 13, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq-Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted combined dismounted movement training with Iraqi security forces Dec. 9.

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Dec 13, 2010

  • Arsenal conducts Wounded Warrior special deer hunt

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Pine Bluff Arsenal sponsored a Wounded Warrior special deer hunt Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. I personally want to thank Col. Franz Amann, Arsenal commander, Mike McCormack, DPW director, and all the others who made sure that all the "T's" were crossed and all the "I's" were dotted, so that this hunt could and would go smoothly.

  • Garry Owen troopers test Iraqi Soldiers on combat training

    Dec 13, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq- After training for nearly a week, noncommissioned officers assigned to 2nd Iraqi Army Division got tested on the first set of skills necessary to certify them as trainers.

  • Fort Gillem Christmas tree illuminates way to holiday season

    Dec 13, 2010

    Members of the Fort Gillem community welcomed their final holiday season with the lighting of the post Christmas tree Dec. 2 at the Fort Gillem Getaway club.

  • USAMU in 2010: A year like no other

    Dec 13, 2010

    For the "Home of Champions," setting an unprecedented standard of excellence is no easy task. Collectively, the Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit unwavering commitment to uphold its standard of excellence led to what may have been the unit's most successful year ever since the unit's inception in 1956 across all aspects of its wide-ranging mission. In 2010, USAMU trained more Soldiers, played a crucial role in leading innovative small arms research and development initiatives, and put the very best of Army Soldier skills on display to an unmatched degree as the unit's Soldiers won more world and national championships than ever before

  • US troops lend firepower to Iraqi Army

    Dec 13, 2010

    Army scout helicopters participated in an exercise near Mosul, Iraq, Dec. 6, designed to train Iraqi ground troops on the basics of coordinating attacks from an aircraft.

  • Best of the best, Resolute Warriors keep the Army strong

    Dec 13, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - (Dec. 9, 2010) A retention awards ceremony luncheon presented by the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Knox, Ky., the higher command headquarters for the 7th Sustainment Brigade, recognizing the brigade's retention achievements for FY 10, took place Dec. 9 at the Resolute CafAfA on Fort Eustis.

  • Soldier honors fallen brother in Iraq

    Dec 13, 2010

    Story about an Army Pfc. serving in Iraq flying a flag over Tikrit where his brother was killed in 2003.

  • 2010 Exodus Message from USACR/Safety Center Leadership

    Dec 13, 2010

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Leadership thanks Soldliers, Families and Civilians for everything they do for our nation and our Army.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW and JBMHH workforce watch final rehearsal for Holiday Festival

    Dec 13, 2010

    Master Sgt Alec Maly and "The Grinch" (played by Staff Sgt Martha Krabill perform

  • An Army of Firsts

    Dec 13, 2010

  • Please Add a Title!

    Dec 13, 2010

    R&R story

  • International SOF plan future training at conference

    Dec 13, 2010

    Recently, Special Operations Command Europe regional development planners brought together U.S. Embassy country team members and special operations force providers for the annual Operations, Activities and Actions Conference.

  • 21st TSC JAG office wins legal, claims awards

    Dec 13, 2010

    Customers at the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center can rest assured that they are receiving the best legal help and claims assistance possible.

  • Globetrotters visit USAG Stuttgart

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team performed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Dec. 5 in the Patch Fitness Center in an exhibition game against the Washington Generals.

  • 18th CSSB 'Warhammers' promote unity, friendship with German allies

    Dec 13, 2010

    Representatives from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade and the German War Grave Caring Association met at the Freihung Rathaus here Nov. 30 and counted the donations made by Warhammer Soldiers for the grave sites fund. The 18th CSSB Soldiers collected 775 Euros this year, exceeding last year's donation of 600 Euros.

  • Holiday fun, community-style: USAG Stuttgart's Winterfest rings in season with music, food, rid

    Dec 13, 2010

    Temperatures were well-below freezing on Dec. 3, but that didn't keep families in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart from coming to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual Winterfest event, held from 4-9 p.m. next to Husky Field on Patch Barracks.

  • Dental program puts family members on job market

    Dec 13, 2010

    Finding a job is tough for military family members overseas. But, with the American Red Cross/ Europe Regional Dental Command Dental Assistant Apprenticeship Program, it doesn't have to be like pulling teeth.

  • In the Raw: learning to 'cook' raw, vegan-style

    Dec 13, 2010

    Julia Child had her copper pots; Rachael Ray a vintage Chambers stove. But for Master Sgt. Valetta Stewart, or "Chef V," as she calls herself, her kitchen essentials consist of a super-powered blender, a food processor and a dehydrator. Stewart is a vegan raw food enthusiast. She teaches a raw food "cooking" seminar at the Stuttgart United Services Organization. Because raw foods are not heated above 116 degrees Fahrenheit, the class is less about "cooking" and more about chopping, mixing and blending.

  • Cooking class all about 'baking' spirits bright

    Dec 13, 2010

    Ingrid Arnold brings German culture to Americans - one bite at a time. For almost 20 years, Arnold has taught Stuttgart military community members how to prepare traditional German dishes through the United Service Organizations Stuttgart.

  • Iraqi Army Engineer School unveils graduation hall

    Dec 13, 2010

  • Kindermusik: Music, rhythm classes for young children give moms, tots special time to bond

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Kindermusik Our Time class for ages 18 months to 3 years is one of three taught for varying age levels from newborn up to 5 years through the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Child, Youth and School Services SKIES (Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills) Unlimited program. Parents or caregivers sing, play, listen, dance and learn musical terms along with the children in the music and movement program. Creators of the more than 30-year-old Kindermusik program, designed for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, say that it helps in their language, cognitive, emotional, physical, social and musical development.

  • 554th MP Co. war dog returns home to rest

    Dec 13, 2010

    In the military community, it's customary to honor fallen defenders of freedom. In U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, the 554th Military Police Company extended the tradition to a military working dog.

  • R&R program reaches one million milestone

    Dec 13, 2010

    Local story from Kuwait explaining positive partnering for R&R program

  • Iraqi Army acquisition to aid in helicopter pilot development

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Iraqi Army Aviation Command received three Bell T-407 training helicopters at the directorate's headquarters at Camp Taji Dec. 11.

  • 21st TSC NCOs provide marching orders to KHS JROTC

    Dec 13, 2010

    As the snow falls and the winter gets colder, the students of Kaiserslautern High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps team receive drill and ceremony training with the help of two noncommissioned officers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command.

  • U.S., Iraqi Marines conduct logistical operations

    Dec 13, 2010

    The Iraqi Marine Training Team, part of the Coalition Naval Advisory Training Team, used a combined logistics convoy in mid-November to help Iraqi Marines bolster the physical security of their new base camp.

  • 21st TSC provides courtesy patrol for community

    Dec 13, 2010

    Executing the mission and taking care of Soldiers are two key tasks for all Army leaders. These tasks come with much responsibility and can be very hard to balance. But day after day leaders throughout the Army continue to work hard to make sure the Army's missions get accomplished and the Soldiers are taken care of.

  • Access to affordable child care

    Dec 13, 2010

    Have you heard of the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies' Neither have almost 80 percent of your Natick Soldier Systems Center colleagues.

  • ANSF partners with TF Bastogne to rid area of insurgents

    Dec 13, 2010

    Afghan National Security Forces partnered with Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, to conduct operations in the greater Sarkani District of Kunar Province beginning Dec. 10, to rid the area of insurgents.

  • Campbell talks security, governance with Team Paktya

    Dec 13, 2010

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Maj. Gen. John Campbell, Combined Joint Task Force 101 and Regional Command East commander, visited Forward Operating Base Gardez to meet with Team Paktya's board of directors Dec. 8 to discuss counterinsurgency operations in Paktya and the future of the provincial governance.

  • Eighth Army announces MacArthur award nominees

    Dec 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army announced its nominees for the 2010 U.S. Army-level General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Competition here Dec. 10.

  • 101st Combat Aviation Brigade armament Soldier sets standard for hard work, job discipline

    Dec 13, 2010

    During the last nine months at Multi-National Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, Spc. Jessica Newton has been a fixture on the flight line as an armament specialist with D Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • KSC Battalion conducts annual mobilization drill

    Dec 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The Korean Service Corps Battalion conducted its annual mobilization rehearsal Dec. 8 at Collier Field House here to demonstrate to the 8th Army leadership how the process works at a theater level.

  • Permethrin Factory-Treated Combat Uniforms

    Dec 12, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> In July 2010, the Army began issuing factory-permethrin-treated, flame-resistant, combat uniforms to all deploying Soldiers. Permethrin is a safe, synthetic insect repellent that mimics natural compounds found in chrysanthemum flowers. It is widely used in the commercial market to treat scabies and lice, and commonly used to treat commercially-sold hiking and hunting gear manufactured by L.L. Bean, REI, and other similar companies. The factory treatment has been tested to ensure the insect protection is effective for the life of the uniform.

  • Despite spirit, Army falls short to Navy

    Dec 12, 2010

    The Golden Knights jumped onto the field and Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta helped with the coin toss. The Army chief of staff unveiled commemorative coins depicting Army's history, but the Black Knights fell short to Navy 31-17 Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.

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