Archive: Dec 2010

Showing 700-800 of 1089 items
 
  • Fort Bragg doctor continues Family history of military service

    Dec 9, 2010

    Capt. Kamal Kalsi marks the fourth generation of serving in the military, with his great-grandfather having served in the Royal British army and his grandfather and father having served in the air force in India. Kalsi is a Soldier in the United States Army, assigned to Womack Army Medical Center's Emergency Department. Kalsi is a Sikh, which has been classified as the fifth largest religion in the world.

  • Iraqi Joint-Forces general visits TRADOC

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT MONROE, Va. (Dec. 6, 2010) - Iraqi Staff General Aboud Kanbar Hashim, the Deputy Chief of Staff-Operations for the Iraqi Joint Forces Headquarters, visited the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command on Dec. 6. "Gen. Aboud's visit provided an opportunity to become reacquainted with the commanding general, Gen. Martin Dempsey, of TRADOC and become familiar with TRADOC roles and mission set," according to Donna Prewitt, a Program Manager with the International Army Programs Directorate. Gen. Aboud paid an office visit to Gen. Dempsey then sat in on a brief hosted by Lt. Gen. John Sterling, deputy commanding general and chief of staff TRADOC, discussing the role of TRADOC in the Army. Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, deputy commanding general for initial military training, also contributed to the dialogue. The brief also discussed TRADOCs role in concept development and how "Concepts drive training, development and the way we equip our organizations" according to Sterling. Gen. Aboud, speaking through an interpreter, also promised to share Iraqi lessons learned so that TRADOC could "learn something from our experiences as well."

  • 1st Brigade paratroopers receive top maintenance award

    Dec 9, 2010

    The paratroopers from Company B, 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, helped make their unit's mission a success because of their excellence in maintaining the unit's equipment. Those paratroopers were recognized for their hard work when they received the 2010 Secretary of Defense Field-Level Maintenance Award for small category during the Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium and Exhibition at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., Nov. 17.

  • Peace Light journeys from Bethlehem to Fort Bragg

    Dec 9, 2010

    A flame from Bethlehem, spread its message of hope and light to Fort Bragg Dec. 1. The chief of staff of religious support operations at Fort Bragg, drove to Maryland to bring back the Peace Light to the Cumberland County area. Each year a child from Austria fetches the light from the grotto in Bethlehem where Christians believe that Jesus was born. The Peace Light is flown to New York where people across the country take the light back with them to spread to other communities.

  • Soldiers become U.S. citizens at Fort Irwin in first ceremony on installation

    Dec 9, 2010

    Spc. Sven Kramer, a Bradley fighting vehicle mechanic with the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Irwin, Calif., pledged himself to fight for the United States when he was not a citizen 26 months ago. On Dec. 9, 2010, Spc. Kramer, who is a native of South Africa, took the oath of allegiance along with 20 other Soldiers at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, as his wife, Jennifer Kramer, along with more than 100 other Soldiers and family members joined in the ceremony.

  • Depot delivers thousands of 'Toys for Tots'

    Dec 9, 2010

    Employees of the Corpus Christi Army Depot delivered hundreds of bicycles and thousands of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for their "Toys for Tots" program, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010.

  • Fort Bragg 2010 Family of the Year light post Christmas tree

    Dec 9, 2010

    First Sgt. George Donnelly, his wife, Kristina and their three children - sons, Kyle, 11 and Shawn, 8, and daughter, Alyson, 5 - were named the Fort Bragg Family of the Year for 2010.

  • Iraqi General visits TRADOC

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT MONROE, Va. (Dec. 6, 2010) - Iraqi Staff General Aboud Kanbar Hashim, the Deputy Chief of Staff-Operations for the Iraqi Joint Forces Headquarters, visited HQs Training and Doctrine Command on Dec. 6. "Gen. Aboud's visit provided an opportunity to become reacquainted with the commanding general, Gen. Martin Dempsey, of TRADOC and become familiar with TRADOC roles and mission set" according to Donna Prewitt, a Program Manager with the International Army Programs Directorate. Gen. Aboud paid an office visit to Gen. Dempsey then sat in on a brief hosted by Lt. Gen. John Sterling, deputy commanding general and chief of staff TRADOC, discussing the role of TRADOC in the ARMY. Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, deputy commanding general for initial military training, also contributed to the dialogue. The brief also discussed TRADOCs role in concept development and how "Concepts drive training, development and the way we equip our organizations" according to Sterling. Gen. Aboud, speaking through an interpreter, also promised to share Iraqi lessons learned so that TRADOC could "learn something from our experiences as well."

  • Old Guard Soldiers prepare for EIB qualification

    Dec 9, 2010

    Soldiers from Echo Company, 4th Battalion, 3d U.S Infantry Regiment, (The Old Guard), conduct weapons training in preparation for Expert Infantryman Badge qualification at Fort A.P Hill, Va., Dec. 7.

  • Soldiers stymie insurgent attack at combat outpost

    Dec 9, 2010

    The six Soldiers tasked as the first line of defense for Combat Outpost Margah here were already on alert, but nobody expected an attack of the magnitude they got.

  • Military impact significant in local health care and bioscience industry

    Dec 9, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- One of every six San Antonio employees works in the health care and biosciences industries and the industry impact is approximately $24.5 billion, according to a report released by the San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce Nov. 30.

  • Delivering the Army Family Covenant: Army Community Service, the gift that keeps on giving

    Dec 9, 2010

    ACS will continue to give Soldiers and families gifts that last and keep on giving.

  • Calway earns berth in Olympic Marathon Trials

    Dec 9, 2010

    Capt. Kelly Calway earned a berth in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials with a fifth-place finish at the California International Marathon Dec. 5 in Sacramento.

  • Reading the Brown Bear story

    Dec 9, 2010

    Col. Timothy Jones, Fort Wainwright Garrison Commander, reads to 4- and 5-year-olds Tuesday afternoon at Arctic Light Elementary School on Fort Wainwright.

  • Focus on Army Family is year 'round

    Dec 9, 2010

    Central to some of the concerns are the promises the Army has made to Families in the Army Family Covenant: promises to enhance Family strength, resilience and readiness and to provide an environment in which Family members can thrive. These promises are non-negotiable, and the Installation Management Community is charged with delivering on many of them, by providing Families with the right programs and services in the right place at the right time.

  • Fake pot lies go up in smoke

    Dec 9, 2010

    Make the choice to stay away from the three-time loser, Spice. Not safe. Not legal. Not undetectable.

  • Welcome Home

    Dec 9, 2010

    Spouses hang sign to welcome Soldiers home from humanitarian mission in Pakistan.

  • Police pursue gate-crashers

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- If not for the actions of the Fort Sill Police Department, hundreds of Fort Sill residents who attended the holiday tree lighting Dec. 2 could have been injured. According to Bob Pirtle, post provost marshal, police pursued a man fleeing from officers until he got off post.

  • Co-op program celebrates 30 years of partnership

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Lawton-Fort Sill Co-op program celebrated its 30th Anniversary and awarded 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery and their Co-op partner, Arvest Bank, with the Dinges Award at a banquet Nov. 30 at Patriot Club.

  • Serene Sill beehive above

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- For the average person, Fort Sill's often tranquil atmosphere now and then punctuated by artillery fire, hardly seems the setting for a beehive of activity, and yet, high above that is exactly what happens here. To ensure the continued management of this airspace, the Army deputy chief of staff for operations signed documents recently keeping the Army Radar Approach Control operational here at the hands of civil service air traffic controllers.

  • Military pioneer Dunwoody to receive NCAA Teddy Award

    Dec 9, 2010

  • Monterey's Toys for Tots seeking cheerful holiday for needy kids

    Dec 9, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - As the holidays begins to draw near, you can be sure that your local Marine Corps Toys for Tots coordinator is already working on the this year's Toys for Tots campaign. Since 1947, Marines have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children.

  • 1940s-era civilian clothing donations sought for Fort McCoy Commemorative Area

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Civilian employees played a pivotal role at Fort McCoy during World War II by performing various administrative duties. To highlight this significant contribution, a period display is being designed in building 843, the administrative facility in the Commemorative Area. Currently, the building contains desks, file cabinets and chairs from that era, but other office-type items are needed to make the scene look more realistic. Of particular need are civilian clothes from that period. Five life-like mannequins, three female and two male, are on order to support this project. "Veterans and Family members have been extremely generous with donating World War II military uniforms that we use throughout the Commemorative Area," said Fort McCoy Public Affairs Officer Linda Fournier. "We are asking that you comb your attics, basements, and other storage areas for 1940s-era civilian clothes that may be hiding there, and then consider donating these items," Fournier said.

  • Hunters at Fort McCoy take 697 deer during Gun-Deer season

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Deer hunters helped Fort McCoy meet its 2010 goals with a harvest of 697 animals during the Nov. 20-28 gun-deer hunt, right on pace with the target of 650-700 deer, said David Beckmann. Beckmann, installation wildlife biologist, said the opening day total of 312 deer harvested for the Nov. 20-28 hunt surpassed the 303 deer registered in 2009. After the banner opening day, inclement weather, including rain Nov. 21-22, slowed down the hunt a bit so that the Nov. 22 total of 455 deer harvested was about 40 deer behind the 2009 count of 493. The hunt seemed to turn the corner Nov. 23, when good weather returned for the final six days of the hunt. Beckman said 242 deer were registered compared with 219 over the same period in 2009.

  • Sergeant Major of Army speaks at Fort McCoy

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- An appreciative audience of several hundred Warrior Leader Course (WLC) graduates, Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy staff, Family members and friends listened to Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston talk about the future of the Army at a Nov. 19 graduation ceremony at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell NCO Academy at Fort McCoy. Preston, the 13th sergeant major of the Army, also had the opportunity to tour the NCO Academy's WLC training site to inspect the tent setup and dining areas, said Command Sgt. Maj. M. Kevin Dubois, NCO Academy commandant.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients to Participate in the Coin Toss at Army-Navy Game

    Dec 9, 2010

    The storied rivalry between Army and Navy continues Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, with the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and kickoff will be at 2:30 p.m. EST. The game will be aired on CBS television network, Westwood One radio network, live on the Pentagon Channel, and world-wide on Armed Forces Network.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients to Participate in the Coin Toss at Army-Navy Game

    Dec 9, 2010

    The storied rivalry between Army and Navy continues Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, with the Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. and kickoff will be at 2:30 p.m. EST. The game will be aired on CBS television network, Westwood One radio network, live on the Pentagon Channel, and world-wide on Armed Forces Network.

  • Georgia Southern, Army officials discuss educational opportunities

    May 31, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Georgia Southern University leaders explored opportunities for their new engineering program with the Army during a tour of the installation Dec. 8. Brig. Gen. Leslie Smith, commanding general of the 20th Support Command (CBRNE) at APG, invited the school's leaders. He graduated from Georgia Southern and Reserve Officer Training Corps in 1985. Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel said he is looking for internship, scholarship and employment possibilities for his students. The school will begin offering mechanical, civil and electrical engineering degrees in the fall of 2011.

  • Calway earns berth in 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials

    Dec 9, 2010

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Capt. Kelly Calway earned a berth in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials with a fifth-place finish at the California International Marathon Dec. 5, in Sacramento.

  • USACE People: Beckham receives Ohio Distinguished Service Medal

    Dec 9, 2010

    The Ohio Distinguished Service Medal was awarded to Louisville District project manager Glen Beckham, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency project manager Eileen Mohr and Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant BRAC Environmental Coordinator Mark Patterson on Dec. 3, 2010, at Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant in Ravenna, Ohio. The medals were presented by Maj. Gen. Matthew Kambic, Assistant Adjutant General for Army, Joint Force Headquarters-Ohio, Ohio Army National Guard, on behalf of Ohio Governor Ted Strickland for their significant contributions to the success of Camp Ravenna through their dedication to excellence in the Installation Restoration Program.

  • Phillips garners depot award, ANAD DPW receives safety honor

    Dec 9, 2010

    It was announced in November that DPW won the U.S. Army Materiel Command's Safety Award at the Army company level for the directorate's efforts in improving its safety culture. Winning this award puts DPW in the running for the overall Army safety award at the company level.

  • Anniston Army Depot hosts signing of Army Community Covenant

    Dec 9, 2010

    Depot and community partners signed the Army Community Covenant here Nov. 30. By signing the covenant, Army and community leaders make a promise to foster and sustain effective state and community partnerships by improving the quality of life for Soldiers and their Families.

  • Family first for 53rd Transportation Battalion Soldiers

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. (Dec. 2, 2010) - Family Readiness Group leader Yessica Bevil puts family first and not just her family but the families of all Soldiers assigned to the 358th Automated Cargo Documentation Detachment, 53rd Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade.

  • ABV wins logistics award

    Dec 9, 2010

    Anniston Army Depot and the U.S. Marine Corps were honored for their collaboration on the Assault Breacher Vehicle at the 8th Annual Defense Logistics Award Ceremony in Arlington, Va., Dec. 1.

  • Go Army! Beat Navy!

    Dec 9, 2010

  • ANAD engineers judge Weaver tech fair

    Dec 9, 2010

    Two mechanical engineers from the Directorate of Engineering and Quality here, Devin Ball and Robert Rosch, helped to judge a technology fair at Weaver Elementary School Nov. 16.

  • Arlington County students learn life skills at JBM-HH bowling alley

    Dec 9, 2010

    Students, teachers, assistants and physical therapists from the

  • Encouraging the next generation

    Dec 9, 2010

    They asked questions worthy of future scientists, engineers and mathematicians. And why not' Some might be just that.

  • Holiday concert rocks

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.C -- More than a thousand eager Soldiers-in-training got an early glimpse of home Sunday during the 282nd Army Band's annual Fort Jackson Holiday Concert.

  • Fort Rucker honors Soldier, NCO of quarter

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker recognized the first quarter's top noncommissioned officer and Soldier during a ceremony Dec. 3 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Shopping online requires same security as walking through a parking lot

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Shopping online can be an attractive alternative to the crowded malls, long checkout lines and unruly mobs of shoppers that have become regular fixtures of the modern holiday season.

  • Fort Rucker Primary School conducts Operation Celebration

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Students, teachers and parents at Fort Rucker Primary School created some Christmas cheer to send to some of the men and women serving overseas this holiday season Dec. 2.

  • Fort Rucker NCO Academy teaches leadership with reaction course

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Being part of and working as a team is what makes a good leader, according to students and instructors at the Fort Rucker Noncommissioned Officer Academy. More than 100 NCOA students participated in a leadership reaction course Dec. 3. It was the final event of Week 5 of the students' six-week course.

  • LAHC commander discusses patient concerns in Wiregrass

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The following is a question and answer session with Col. Patrick Denman, Lyster Army Health Clinic commander regarding current health care issues facing patients at Fort Rucker.

  • Reasonable expectations reduce holiday stress

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The holidays are a time of year people attempt to create the perfect dinner, the perfect party and find the perfect gift, but often perfection is hard to find.

  • Magnet program meetings announced

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Expanded Choice and Magnet program informational sessions for parents interested in finding out more their children's school options are scheduled throughout January.

  • Post children join in reindeer games

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Family member Tamesha White said that she decided this summer that enough was enough; it was time for her to lose weight.

  • It's like toyland on post: Children to receive thousands of toys

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Old Saint Nick made an early visit to Fort Jackson this week, providing Christmas toys for every Soldier to give to their children.

  • Covenant enhances post quality of life

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- There are few things I find more gratifying than seeing our community reap the rewards of the Army Family Covenant. We recently re-signed the document, reaffirming Fort Jackson's commitment to build the strength and resilience of our families.

  • Santa stops by lighting ceremony

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Santa Claus came to town early, bearing gifts and holiday cheer for children of all ages.

  • AFSB personnel compete in Turkey Bowl

    Dec 9, 2010

    What goes together better than Thanksgiving and football' Nothing, if you're stationed in Afghanistan. Soldiers and civilians from Army Sustainment Command's 3-401st Army Field Support Battalion competed against their higher-headquarters comrades of the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in the first Turkey Bowl on Thanksgiving Day at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • West Point officer selected as national coach of the year

    Dec 9, 2010

    Maj. Adam Hodges, West Point Handball Club coach, was recently selected as National Coach of the Year by USA Team Handball.

  • Dwell time: AFAP tackles drill sergeant stabilization

    Dec 9, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In spring 2008, just as Staff Sgt. Bradley Good was preparing to return to the U.S. from a 15-month deployment in Iraq, he received notice that he had been selected to attend the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School. Upon completion, he would serve two years as a drill sergeant at Fort Jackson.

  • USF-I advise, assist efforts intensified

    Dec 9, 2010

    U.S. troops are re-doubling their efforts to advise, assist and equip Iraqi Security Forces in advance of the December 2011 deadline for all American troops to leave the country, Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan said here yesterday.

  • Reservists help with holiday mail rush

    Dec 9, 2010

    It's a long way from the sunny skies of Los Angeles to the wintery wonderland of Heidelberg just ask any Soldier from the 376th Human Resources Company. The 18 Army Reservists from the golden state recently made the 14-hour trek to conduct their annual unit training.

  • Soldiers work for German sports badge

    Dec 9, 2010

    U.S. Soldiers based in Europe, recently had the opportunity to earn the Deutsches Leistungsabzeichen, a badge worn on the German military uniform.

  • Civilian group visits Warfighters at Walter Reed

    Sep 9, 2011

    Thirty-eight associates of the Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor, a consortium of local and federal government, education officials and members of the private sector, said they were honored -- and humbled -- to have the opportunity to visit wounded American Warfighters Dec. 8.

  • Africa comes alive in Pocheon for Koreans, Americans

    Dec 8, 2010

    POCHEON, South Korea - Sixty students and four teachers from Dongducheon Foreign Language High School joined 20 garrison Soldiers from Warrior Country for a virtual excursion Nov. 19 across the African continent - albeit at the Africa Cultural Center.

  • Winter outing breaks ice, creates bond

    Dec 8, 2010

    UIJEONGBU, South Korea - As the Siberian chill from the north pushed its way down the Korean peninsula, 12 Army family members from Pear Blossom Family Outreach Centers throughout Warrior Country flocked to the Uijeongbu Ice Rink - just a short 10-minute walk from Red Cloud Garrison's back gate - for its annual excursion Nov. 30.

  • Red Cloud Theater gets sparkling facelift

    Dec 8, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Moviegoers here can now enjoy the plush, newly-renovated Red Cloud Theater, which received its first major upgrade to the facility since it was built 25 years ago.

  • Quality of life issues dominate town hall

    Dec 8, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Quality of life issues - everything from new facilities coming online to access to healthcare to the new U.S. Forces Korea Command Sponsorship Program - took top billing at the Warrior Country Community Town Hall in the Casey Garrison Community Activity Center Dec. 1.

  • North Dakota Soldiers Back from Wartime Missions

    Dec 8, 2010

    FARGO, N.D. - After working for nearly a year in a combat zone, North Dakota National Guard Soldiers found themselves in the arms of family members this evening. The Guardsmen began returning on a series of flights today, with the first arriving at 4:10 p.m. in Fargo. The Soldiers continue to make their way home from their demobilization station at Fort Hood, Texas, this evening, with the latest flight expected at midnight in Bismarck. In all, about 70 Soldiers should be home before the day has ended.

  • Vanguard Soldiers teach Iraqi nurses infant resuscitation strategies

    Dec 8, 2010

    AL ANBAR, Iraq - U.S. Army medics have been teaching life-saving skills to their Iraqi Security Force counterparts, as part of their advise-and-assist mission under Operation New Dawn. Now these military doctors are extending their expertise into the delivery room.

  • CAB supports 'Broncos' for sling-load training

    Dec 8, 2010

    The 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) assisted 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), 25th Infantry Division (ID), "Broncos," with conducting sling-load training to prepare their Soldiers for their upcoming deployment.

  • 'Strong Bonds' fortify 25th CAB couples marital bond

    Dec 8, 2010

    Thirty couples from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) attended an Army Strong Bonds Retreat (SBR) located at the Hale Koa, in Honolulu, Nov. 17-19. SBR is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The retreat or "get away" provides a fun, safe and secure environment for couples to address the impact of relocations, deployments and military lifestyle stressors.

  • Ludacris visits Stewart, signs autographs

    Dec 8, 2010

    Multi-platinum rap star and actor Ludacris visited Fort Stewart to meet with selected Soldiers, sign autographs and promote his new cognac and album, Dec. 5.

  • Hunter gives away 125 Christmas trees

    Dec 8, 2010

    "We got a good tree, Daddy!" three-year-old Ryder Delany, yelled to his dad, Sgt. Nigel Delany, Company C., 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, who carried a six-foot Christmas tree over his shoulder.

  • Pearl Harbor remembered at the Mighty Eighth Museum

    Dec 8, 2010

    James Sellers, a 90-year-old Pearl Harbor veteran, choked back tears as he spoke about the events he witnessed on Dec. 7, 1941 while serving with the U.S. Marines.

  • Ranger posthumously awarded USASOC Medic of the Year

    Dec 8, 2010

    "Fully knowing the hazards of my chosen profession," a phrase from the Ranger Creed, but one that Sgt. Jonathan K. Peney, 22, lived and died by as a Ranger combat medic.

  • Pearl Harbor Day ceremony marks a time of remembrance

    Dec 8, 2010

  • Raiders receive warm welcome on chilly morning

    Dec 8, 2010

    Despite early morning temperatures that had dropped to approximately 30 degrees Dec. 2, about 1,000 Family, friends, and well wishers gathered at Cottrell Field to welcome home approximately 350 Soldiers with the 1st Brigade Combat Team on Fort Stewart.

  • 1... 2... 3... Happy Holidays

    Dec 8, 2010

    Soldiers, Family Members and others from the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield community gathered at Club Stewart for the annual tree lighting ceremony, Dec. 2 and at Hunter Club, Dec. 6.

  • One general says farewell, another takes over: FH honors both in change-of-command ceremony

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- After 36 years of duty and dedication to the Army, Maj. Gen. John Custer bid a final farewell Dec. 8 to the Fort Huachuca community during a change of command ceremony on Brown Parade Field.

  • Operation Proper Exit brings closure for wounded vet and his escort

    Dec 8, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Jeffery Curtis had been telling the story for years. He was just starting a guard shift on the perimeter of Forward Operating Base Gains Mills in northern Iraq with his Avenger air missile defense team when the net came alive with chatter...

  • Former cadets recall best moments in Army-Navy history

    Dec 8, 2010

    Although alumni would love to see Army (6-5) end its eight-year losing streak against the midshipmen, they note the Army-Navy game is as much about the spectacle of the event.

  • Army Contracting Command hits 100 at Redstone

    Dec 8, 2010

    Stephenye Guerrero, budget analyst team lead in the Army Contracting Command's Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters, didn't win a prize or receive a bouquet of flowers being the 100th person, but her Dec. 6 arrival signaled another milestone in the transition of ACC's and ECC's headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Iraqis honor American wounded

    Dec 8, 2010

    When the wounded warriors with Operation Proper Exit visited Basra, Iraq, on Dec. 7, they received a warm welcome from Soldiers on the base, from the ranks of private through major general. Another group, perhaps more unexpectedly, also welcomed them - Iraqi military leaders and civilians.

  • Soldiers help Team USA win SHAPE basketball championship

    Dec 8, 2010

    Six Soldiers helped Team USA win the 2010 SHAPE International Men's Basketball Championship Nov. 29-Dec. 4 in Mons, Belgium.

  • 'Tis the Season for Rail Gunners

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Soldiers throughout the 41st Fires Brigade dug deep into their hearts and pockets to donate toys for the children in the Fort Hood Exceptional Family Member Program during the annual toy drive, Dec. 3.

  • Transportation School holds its first-ever graduation at Fort Lee

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 8, 2010) -- Pvt. Shameli Ali and Spc. David Moore, clad in their Class A uniforms, were sharp in appearance and deliberate in their actions. They walked to the stage after their names and achievements were announced over the speaker system; received their diplomas; shook hands with the presenters; and smartly returned to their seats, showing little emotion.

  • Training Iraqi mortar teams a success

    Dec 8, 2010

    Iraqi soldiers assigned to the 6th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, graduated from mortar training provided by Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Dec. 7.

  • Acquisition Corps professional recognized

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - Napoleon's famous maxim that "an army travels on its stomach" is an observation of the most basic need of a military force made when logistics involved horse-drawn wagons and barrels of gunpowder. In today's Army, equipped with sophisticated, high-tech, extremely mobile warfighting systems, it certainly makes a difference to have an acquisition officer like Lt. Col. Tonie D. Jackson around to ensure that Soldiers have the material they need to fight with the greatest lethality, survivability and sustainability regardless of where the battle or mission may take them.

  • Army evaluating transportable solar-powered tents

    Dec 8, 2010

    The Army is evaluating a host of flexible, portable, lightweight solar-powered shades and tent-like technologies.

  • Fair prepares Soldiers, family members for deployment

    Dec 8, 2010

    To help better prepare their Soldiers and family members, the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hosted its first deployment fair this year on Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 23.

  • ARCIC names third annual Capability Developer Individual and Team Award recipients

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT MONROE, Va. (December 8, 2010) - Lt. Gen. Michael A. Vane, deputy commanding general for Futures and director of the U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC), presented the third annual Individual Capability Developer and Team Developer Awards on today during the ARCIC Capability Integration Enterprise Forum here.

  • Firefighters, MPs take on skills challenge

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker firefighters and military police officers work well together every day, but that doesn't mean they won't compete with each other given the right challenge.

  • SMA recognizes Best Warrior contributors

    Dec 8, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 8, 2010) -- Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston thanked Team Lee members for their efforts during the 2010 Best Warrior competition during a ceremony Tuesday at a packed Lee Theater.

  • Soldier reenlists in helicopter over southern Iraq

    Dec 8, 2010

    Spc. Jessica Jernigan, the administrative assistant for Brig. Gen. Ricky Gibbs, United States Division-South's deputy commanding general for maneuver, reenlisted aboard a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in flight over southern Iraq Dec. 1.

  • 25th CAB leadership serves Soldiers, families Thanksgiving Day feast

    Dec 8, 2010

    Senior leaders serve Soldiers during Thanksgiving.

  • U.S. Army Brass Quintet does gig on Today Show

    Dec 8, 2010

    The U.S. Army Brass Quintet broke the confines of the Washington, DC Beltway and traveled to New York City to perform a series of concerts in honor of Veterans Day.

  • Annual military lounge opens for holidays at Atlanta's airport

    Dec 8, 2010

    The 41st annual Military Holiday Lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's Concourse B at gate 33 opened Dec. 7 to serve military service members and their Families for the holidays. Howard C. Butler, deputy commander of U.S. Army Garrison Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, and 17 of his Soldiers were invited to participate in the opening ceremony as guests from the nearest military installation to the airport. Hosted by current and retired Delta Airlines employees and their family members, the lounge is a safe haven for the thousands of Soldiers, sailors, airman, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and their Families who travel through the world's busiest airport each holiday season. It provides free personal hygiene items, beverages, baked goods and snacks to military service members. It is also a place where they can relax, watch a movie, listen to holiday music, and give their children a place to play games and make crafts.

  • Army Medicine's Culture of Trust

    Dec 8, 2010

    <b>What it is' </b> The purpose of the Culture of Trust is to enhance and inspire trust throughout our Army Medicine Team, our patients, stakeholders, and customers. Trust is the foundation of Army Medicine. The impact of trust in patient care is profound-it goes beyond the obvious trust between patient and provider. Trust extends throughout Army Medicine and our Army family; it should characterize the relationship among fellow Army Medical personnel, patients, stakeholders, and customers.

  • Army Awards PD C-RAM for Lifesaving Efforts in Iraq

    Dec 8, 2010

    Program Director Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar (PD C-RAM) recently won a prestigious Army acquisition award for its implementation of an enhanced indirect fire (IDF) radar network in Iraq and for establishing the first ever Joint Single Integrated Air Picture (SIAP).

  • USARPAC Chief of Staff Run

    Dec 8, 2010

    U.S. Army Pacific Headquarters staff took a break during Dec. 7's "Chief of Staff" run. The group hiked up Koko Head crater on the eastern side of Oahu. The staff took a moment to remember those service members and American's who lost their lives during the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. The dash up to the top of the dormant volcano, 1200 feet, challenged the group.

  • Wounded Cav trooper selected for extreme home makeover

    Dec 8, 2010

    A Soldier with 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division was surprised with an early Christmas present, Dec. 6, on Fort Hood.

  • Updated equipment goes back aboard USNS Watson

    Dec 8, 2010

    Prepositioned equipment aboard USNS Watson undergoes maintenance in Korea

  • Annual military lounge opens for holidays at Atlanta's airport

    Dec 8, 2010

    The 41st annual Military Holiday Lounge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's Concourse B at gate 33 is now open to serve military service members and their Families for the holidays. Howard C. Butler, deputy commander of U.S. Army Garrison Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, and 17 of his Soldiers were invited to participate in the opening ceremony as guests from the nearest military installation to the airport. Hosted by current and retired Delta Airlines employees and their family members, the lounge is a safe haven for the thousands of Soldiers, sailors, airman, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and their Families who travel through the world's busiest airport each holiday season. It provides free personal hygiene items, beverages, baked goods and snacks to military service members. It is also a place where they can relax, watch a movie, listen to holiday music, and give their children a place to play games and make crafts.

  • Sharing information throughout Natick

    Dec 8, 2010

    Over the past month, more and more people have been stopping in the lobby of Carney Hall on their way to the cafeteria. That is because the Public Affairs Office has placed two big screen TV's in the lobby with a new Command Information Channel.

  • Black Knights add next chapter to Army-Navy rivalry

    Dec 8, 2010

    The greatest rivalry in college football resumes on Saturday, Dec. 11 with the 111th edition of the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA. This year's game is the 83rd meeting in Philadelphia, and the seventh time it is being played at Lincoln Financial Field.

  • Army 'Family of Year' receives award, continues giving

    Dec 8, 2010

    Sgt. Joseph Campbell left Afghanistan and joined his family from Landstuhl, Germany, to receive the Army Family of the Year award Tuesday in Arlington, Va.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)