Archive: Feb 2010

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  • History of the Medal of Honor

    Feb 24, 2010

    The history of the Army's Medal of Honor and the Medal of Honor flag is given.

  • Army Medal of Honor recipients in OEF/OIF

    Feb 24, 2010

    Army Medal of Honor recipients of OEF/OIF are honored.

  • Director receives prestigious award

    Feb 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Dave Harmon, director of Fort Jackson's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, recently received the Order of the White Plume Award -- the highest decoration in support of FMWR programs.

  • VA Secretary visits Bliss: outlines goals to improve quality of life for veterans

    Feb 24, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas - More than 50 veterans gathered Feb. 19 to hear Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki speak about his goals to improve the quality of life for veterans at the El Paso VA Health Care System facility.

  • Soldiers shine in Olympic two-man bobsleds at Whistler Sliding Centre

    Feb 24, 2010

    WHISTLER, British Columbia - Sgt. John Napier reacted like a six-year-old boy on Christmas morning after he drove Team USA II to a 10th-place finish in the Olympic two-man bobsled event Feb. 20-21 at Whistler Sliding Centre.

  • Soldiers shine in Olympic two-man bobsleds at Whistler

    Feb 24, 2010

    Sgt. John Napier reacted like a 6-year-old boy on Christmas morning after he drove Team USA II to a 10th-place finish in the Olympic two-man bobsled event Feb. 20-21 at Whistler Sliding Centre.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Chief Warrant Officer Two Edward Julius Goodloe Jr.

    Feb 24, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Chief Warrant Officer Two Edward Julius Goodloe Jr.

  • ASC readies LSU Soldiers

    Feb 24, 2010

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers conducted a training exercise course, Feb. 12, inside Rock Island Arsenal's Building 250 to replicate battlefield conditions in Southwest Asia.

  • ARNORTH DCG inducts new recruits during S.A. Stock Show and Rodeo

    Feb 24, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO - Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins (left), the deputy commanding general of U.S. Army North, rides out on horseback Feb. 12 to induct 40 new recruits into the U.S. Army during San Antonio's annual Stock Show and Rodeo at the AT&T Center.

  • Signal Soldiers work with Iraqi counterparts

    Feb 24, 2010

    Addressing the Iraqi Army communications troops gathered before him, the instructor hammered home how key their role is to operations. "Your reports are a big factor to conducting operations," said U.S. Marine Sgt. Michael E. Mullins, 14th Division Military Transition Team "The information that you provide is essential to getting help to a wounded Soldier or getting support to troops under attack, so it's vital that those reports be precise." Over the past few weeks, Marines with the 14th Div. MiTT and Soldiers from 256th Signal Company, 17th Fires Brigade have begun training troops from Signal Co., 14th Iraqi Army Division, at Camp Wessam on radio communications functions and procedures.

  • JROTC cadets qualify for leadership symposium

    Feb 24, 2010

    The Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or JROTC, is a program aimed at developing the youth of our nation by instilling values of citizenship, service, and responsibility, according to the Army JROTC Web site.

  • ARNORTH tests homeland defense unit

    Feb 24, 2010

    LAS VEGAS - U.S. Army North's Team B, West Division, Civil Support Training Activity, evaluated the Soldiers and Airmen of the Nevada National Guard's 92nd Civil Support Team during a certification exercise Feb. 10 at the National Guard Readiness Center in Las Vegas.

  • Feb. 23, 2010- SASC Testimony Opening Remarks (as delivered)

    Feb 24, 2010

  • 'A Taste of Soul' seduces, satisfies the senses

    Feb 24, 2010

    "Big Money" Brown's famous gumbo, German chocolate earthquake cake, barbecue pig feet, colorful artwork, powerful poetry and the smooth sounds of Stevie Wonder. Those were just a few of the sights, sounds and smells that seduced the senses, of the large crowd gathered in the Patrick Henry Village Pavilion Ballroom, for the Heidelberg Arts and Cultural Center sponsored event, "A Taste of Soul." The celebration was one of several happening in the Heidelberg community in honor of Black History Month.

  • Students bring history to life

    Feb 24, 2010

    About 100 middle and high school students competed in the Kaiserslautern district-level National History Day Competition Feb. 16 at Ramstein High School. This 36-year-old program promotes the study of citizenship and civics through the construction of history-based projects, said Bamma McCoy, a RHS social studies teacher and this year's Kaiserslautern district-level coordinator.

  • U.S., Iraqi forces secure election sites

    Feb 24, 2010

    Soldiers of the 69th Armor Regiment and Iraqi Security Forces in Babil Province have joined forces to ensure the safety of Iraqi citizens during the upcoming national elections, only the second such elections since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.

  • Operation Moshtarak shows progress

    Feb 24, 2010

    Signs of steady progress in development and governance are evident in the central part of Afghanistan's Helmand province, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command officials said Tuesday.

  • Soldiers, families top Army priorities, leaders say

    Feb 24, 2010

    Funding programs to support Soldiers and their families is the Army's top priority in the new fiscal year, the service's secretary and chief of staff told a Senate panel Tuesday.

  • Satellite technology plays key role in Haiti relief effort

    Feb 24, 2010

    The U.S. Army is leveraging state-of-the-art satellite technology to assist in the delivery of much needed supplies to earthquake-damaged Haiti -- bringing food, water, clothing and medical equipment to Haitians in crisis.

  • Army steps up warzone contracting oversight

    Feb 24, 2010

    The U.S. Army has more than doubled the amount of Contracting Officers Representatives in Iraq and Afghanistan over the last year in an effort to improve oversight and help rebuild local communities, service officials said.

  • Retiree shares story of service to two nations

    Feb 24, 2010

    The light shines through the glass of a large window during a late afternoon reflecting off the many plaques, awards and gifts set on a table for one man with a distinguished career. He is Lt. Col. Dieter Biedekarken, the inspector general of the U.S. Army Reserve's 7th Civil Support Command at Daenner Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany, who has served for more than 27 years in the American military.

  • 203rd BSB fit to fight

    Feb 24, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Spencer Gray saw a problem in his battalion, the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. "I watched the same Soldiers going on the over-weight program over and over again," he said. "I decided something needed to be done and we made it a battalion-wide effort." From that moment, the 203rd BSB's "Fit Nation" program was born a few months ago.

  • Iraqi border police conduct weapons classes

    Feb 24, 2010

    In Maysan Province, more than 80 kilometers from the nearest major city, a group of Iraqi border guards stand on Iraq's eastern frontier, their every move observed by Iranian sentries a few hundred meters away.

  • Establishment of standardized Iraqi NCOES met with challenges, successes

    Feb 24, 2010

    Although it seems unrealistic for an Army to be comprised of Soldiers who were unable to read, it was one problem facing the Iraq Ground Forces Command and the Iraq Training and Advisory Mission-Army as they attempted to develop and implement a structured noncommissioned officer education system for Iraq's soldiers

  • KFOR female team plays friendly basketball game with Ferizaj/Urosevac women

    Feb 24, 2010

    An All-Star women's youth basketball team from nearby Ferizaj/Urosevac came to Camp Bondsteel Feb. 21 to play a friendly game of basketball against a team of top-notch female Soldiers from Multi-National Battle Group-East (MNBG-E).

  • Manchu company achieves 'mini-transformation'

    Feb 24, 2010

    No ground seems less hospitable to Family life than the training area surrounding a rifle company command post. One 2-9 Infantry senior enlisted leader stood that conventional wisdom on its head and in the process proved Family life can not only survive but thrive even in the heart of the Division's legacy infantry battalion.

  • Shutting off the fires: conference proposes turning pollution into profit for Iraq

    Feb 24, 2010

    The common sight of fires burning high above the horizon throughout Iraq may soon become a thing of the past, according to attendees of the United States Division-South Oil Conference.

  • Bobsledding Soldiers' attention turns to Olympic four-man event

    Jan 24, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled pilot Sgt. John Napier feels more at home with WCAP brakeman 1st Lt. Chris Fogt in his Olympic four-man sled at the Whistler Sliding Centre.

  • America's Forgotten Fortress of Freedom

    Oct 23, 2012

    Hidden away in the marshes of North Florida is one of the most important sites in American history.

  • Comrades of the Greatest Generation in Search of Storytellers

    Nov 16, 2011

    "You don't know what you have until it's gone." In comparing two American icons -- the American Legion and the Watervliet Arsenal -- this old adage may have new life while these two icons work hard to maintain theirs.

  • The Army Equipping Strategy-Building Enduring Readiness

    Feb 23, 2010

    What is it' The Army's Equipping Strategy describes the Army plan to achieve equipment balance across the force while engaged in persistent conflict. The Strategy encompasses three major lines of operation: Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN)-based equipping, managing friction, and building enduring readiness. Building enduring readiness is targeted at the institutional processes of the Army.

  • FORSCOM's 'First Lady' stresses importance, unique role of Family Readiness Support A

    Feb 23, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2010) - U.S. Army Forces Command's "First Lady" stressed the importance and the unique role of Family Readiness Support Assistants (FRSA) here today during her remarks to the 300 attendees of the Family Readiness training session hosted by the XVIII Airborne Corps. Mrs. Diane Campbell, wife of FORSCOM's commander Gen. Charles C. Campbell, expressed her and Gen. Campbell's appreciation to the attendees for what they do to help support Soldiers' Families. "We share your vision, encourage you, and (we) thank you for what you do," she said.

  • CROWS surge to Afghanistan along with troops

    Feb 23, 2010

    With the surge to Afghanistan now underway, thousands of XM-153 Common Remotely Operated Weapons Stations, known as CROWS, will soon be taking flight to strengthen U.S. Army forces in theater.

  • SASC Posture Hearing

    Feb 23, 2010

  • INSPIRING A NATION

    Feb 23, 2010

    A message printed on a small card was found in an envelope with a poster being mailed out to America; it read: Aca,!A"PLEASE PLACE THIS POSTER WHERE IT MAY INSPIRE A NATION.Aca,!A?

  • Republic of Yemen Army Chief of General Staff Honors U.S. Military Unknowns

    Feb 23, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, Commander, JFHQ National Capital Region and Military District of Washington, and Army Chief of General Staff, Republic of Yemen, honor unknown servicemembers of the U.S. military at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • VA Secretary visits Bliss, outlines goals for veterans

    Feb 23, 2010

    More than 50 veterans gathered Feb. 19 to hear Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki speak about his goals to improve the quality of life for veterans at the El Paso, Texas, VA Health Care System facility.

  • Green Belt: Creative ideas generate workable solutions

    Feb 23, 2010

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - To remain competitive, Tobyhanna personnel use creative ideas to generate workable solutions to everyday problems using a tested method for improvement.

  • Crane Employee Reaches 50 Years of Government Service

    Feb 23, 2010

    CAAA Explosives Operator Roy Flick, Jr., reached 50 years of serivce to the government. Flick received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service and a 50-years service pin in a surprise celebration by his coworkers.

  • Brothers in Arms

    Feb 23, 2010

    Spc. Mathew Brisiel and his brother, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Brisiel, became the first brothers to serve as Sentinels of the Tomb of the Unknowns at the same time. Brisiel joined his brother in receiving the honored Tomb Badge. During the ceremony, Brisiel repeated the SentinelAca,!a,,cs Creed Aca,!"which is something all Sentinels strive to live by. Brother Jonathan then attached Tomb Badge # 578 on younger brother MathewAca,!a,,cs uniform. With these two moves, these Aca,!Eoebrothers-in-armsAca,!a,,c made it into the history books.

  • Cost Centers compete, earn annual safety awards

    Feb 23, 2010

    Top-rated depot and tenant organization safety programs competed for the 2009 Safety Area of the Year Awards.

  • Army Reserve Solider honored for community service

    Feb 23, 2010

    A mobilization planner and training officer for the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command operations division received the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for his service with Boy Scouts of America. He has participated with the Boy Scouts for eight years, taking on various leadership roles, leading numerous functions and imparting countless skill sets. In March, he will be serving directly with the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Ga., as the pre/post-mobilization training manager section chief.

  • Marriage Retreat for Soldiers

    Feb 23, 2010

    Brigade Chaplain (Maj.) Shawn McCammon invited couples of the brigade to participate in this event, providing them with food, childcare, a room at the Sheraton Music City Hotel and a chance to relax and rebuild life's most important bonds.

  • Sustainers improve morale and services for troops in Haiti

    Feb 23, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Servicemembers throughout Haiti have seen improved morale as a result of several quality of life improvements thanks to 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers and the rest of the team within Joint Logistics Command - Haiti. hile support to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief continues, U.S. forces are now eating food other than MREs, receiving mail, and sending their dirty clothes out for laundry service.

  • 101st CAB honors members of the regiment

    Feb 23, 2010

    The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division paid tribute to its history by appointing new honorary members of the regiment during a ceremony at Fort Campbell Feb. 19, 2010.

  • Seabees provide electricity to Cap-Haitien orphanage

    Feb 23, 2010

    Two Navy Seabees assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group Two, Logistics and Support Unit brought much needed lights and electricity to a new orphanage in the northern city of Cap-Haitien, Feb. 19.

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command Soldiers Build Strong Bonds at Hilton Head, S.C., Resort

    Feb 23, 2010

    HILTON HEAD, S.C. (Feb. 23, 2010) -- The Army Strong Bonds retreat is a no brainer, you are being paid to attend, you are staying at a beautiful resort, and you are receiving world class instruction on communication, intimacy, and conflict management skills, that's according to Chaplain Col. Steven Dyess the 81st Regional Support Command Chaplain.

  • Col. Robert L. Howard laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Feb 23, 2010

    Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard" render military honors during the funeral of Col. Robert L. Howard Feb. 22. Howard, a Medal of Honor recipient and one of America's most highly decorated Soldiers, was buried in Section 7A of Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Army testing new airdrop system for Afghanistan

    Feb 23, 2010

    The supply requirement in Afghanistan will dramatically increase this year according to the Army's top logistician, and he said the Army is testing a new airdrop system to help meet the demand.

  • Workshop Offers Relationship Tools to Single Guardsmen

    Feb 23, 2010

    The North Dakota National Guard's Office of the Chaplain will host P.I.C.K., or Premarital Interpersonal Choices and Knowledge, to help single Soldiers and Airmen hone the skills they need for a successful, lifelong relationship.

  • Military Health System Conference Army Awards

    Feb 23, 2010

    The MEDCOM Winter Performance awards were given out during the Military Health Systems Conference at the National Harbor, Md., in January. The four award categories included Workload, Evidence Based Medicine, Patient Satisfaction and Access to Care.

  • Military Health System Conference Army Awards

    Feb 23, 2010

    The MEDCOM Winter Performance awards were given out during the Military Health Systems Conference at the National Harbor, Md., in January. The four award categories included Workload, Evidence Based Medicine, Patient Satisfaction and Access to Care.

  • Darnall's cancer program receives accreditation

    Feb 23, 2010

    Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center received a three-year accreditation with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Teela finishes 29th in Olympic biathlon 15K mass start

    Feb 23, 2010

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela battled illness to finish 29th in the Olympic men's 15-kilometer mass start Sunday at Whistler Olympic Park.

  • Strength in Diversity: training ammunition manager keeps U.S. Army Europe Soldiers locked and loaded

    Feb 23, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Every commander knows the best training plans in the world are useless without the proper resources. When training, Soldiers needs more than motivation when they head into a fire-fight. They need ammunition. That is where Roy Hale, U.S. Army Europe's (USAREUR) Deputy Training Ammunition Officer, comes in.

  • U.S. Special Operations service members help set up road for success in Port-de-Paix

    Feb 23, 2010

    A new system of cooperation is emerging in Port-de-Paix after U.S. Special Operations service members facilitated a meeting Feb. 17 between dozens of local government authorities, MINUSTAH and non-governmental organizations in the area.

  • Comedians keep COB Echo laughing

    Feb 23, 2010

    "Who here has dogs'" A few Soldiers in the audience raised their hands. "What kind of dog do you have," comedian Ray Barnett asked a Soldier. "A bullmastiff' Those are the kind of dogs that, if he gets goin' on your leg, you just let him finish."

  • Military Police integrate units to accomplish mission

    Feb 23, 2010

    As the U.S. abides by the security agreement to reduce troop levels to 50,000 by September 2010, leaders prepare to continue their mission with fewer troops. Smaller numbers of Soldiers depend on one another more to accomplish the daily tasks needed to maintain the security, integrity and safety of the Basrah Operations Center and the city of Basrah, which is home to more than 1.2 million people.

  • Afghan campaign will be tough, Petraeus says

    Feb 23, 2010

    With U.S. forces entering the second week of a 12- to 18-month campaign in Afghanistan, the general in charge of U.S. forces in the region acknowledged Sunday that the way ahead will be tough.

  • Odierno: Iraq can help stabilize the Middle East

    Feb 23, 2010

    With national elections scheduled for March, Iraq presents a solid and unique opportunity to help stabilize the Middle East, said Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, commander of Multinational Forces-Iraq.

  • U.S. Congressman Earl Pomeroy visits N.D. troops in Kosovo

    Feb 23, 2010

    U.S. Congressman Earl Pomeroy paid a visit Sunday to KFOR Soldiers from his home state of North Dakota stationed here on a yearlong NATO peacekeeping mission. The one-day visit to Camp Bondsteel was part of a week-long stay by Pomeroy in the Balkans, an area of particular interest to the congressman. Pomeroy stopped at Camp Bondsteel to show his support and thanks for the work and the sacrifices made by all U.S. Soldiers in the Balkans region and around the world.

  • 21st TSC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Feb 23, 2010

    It was standing room only for the large number of guests, Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees attending the assumption of responsibility ceremony for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's highest ranking enlisted Soldier.

  • USACE constructs new housing communities to accommodate avian tenants

    Feb 23, 2010

    has gone to the birds ... literally. When McCully Barracks practically closed its gates a few years ago, the German Schleiereule, or Common Barn Owl, moved in.

  • Boxing firepower: Fighters come from all over Germany for Black History Month Boxing Tournament

    Feb 23, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There may have only been five bouts, but fight fans got their share of explosive ring action at Wiesbaden's Black History Month Boxing Tournament Feb. 6.

  • Dental warriors compete for best NCO, Soldier honors

    Feb 23, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Six dental technicians were a long way from the comfort of an examination room as they trudged up and down Baumholder's unforgiving landscape. They were participating in the European Dental Command Warrior of the Year Competition.

  • Trainers help wounded warriors get fit

    Feb 23, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "Wounded." A,A It's a scary word, said Leander Townsend, a physical trainer with the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. A,A Easing into the routine of a light jog after a back injury or completing a squat exercise while still remembering the limp from a knee injury can be a tentative experience for Soldiers transitioning back to the military force or to veteran status.

  • Advise-and-assist paratroopers aid Iraqi troops in search for caches

    Feb 23, 2010

    Advise-and-assist paratroopers partnered with Iraqi Army troops Feb. 3 to search for smugglers and caches in western Al Anbar province. Infantrymen assigned to 2nd Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist Brigade), worked side-by-side with 2nd Battalion, 28th Brigade, 7th Iraqi Army Division, based out of Camp Khalid, to conduct security reconnaissance near Watah, Iraq.

  • Ft. Bliss community helps fight breast cancer

    Feb 22, 2010

    El PASO, Texas - More than 1,000 Fort Bliss Soldiers along with 15,000 area residents and breast cancer survivors showed their support for victims of breast cancer during a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event held at Cohen Stadium Sunday.

  • 'Swamp Romp' poses no problem for Team Hyde

    Feb 22, 2010

    Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team honor the memory of a fallen friend by showcasing solidarity during challenging terrain contest.

  • Fort Bliss TAPS seminar helps families tackle grief

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas Aca,!" Strangers from across Texas gathered in the sunlit auditorium of the Fort Bliss Youth Plex united by a common experience: the loss of a loved one. Colleen Thigpen, her best friend Karen Neugent and her two sons Maverick and Matthew made the drive up from Houston to attend the Tragedy Assistance Program For Survivors seminar and the Good Grief Camp for children Feb. 20.

  • Alaska-based Soldiers jump at unique training opportunity to build 'ice road'

    Feb 22, 2010

    A group of Soldiers from the Fort Richardson, Alaska, are getting a unique training opportunity this winter as they help build an 'ice road' to help support the U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center.

  • Former Commanding General Dies at Age 60

    Feb 22, 2010

    Retired Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen, a former commanding general of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, died of an apparent heart attack while playing tennis on Saturday.

  • JTF-Haiti awaits final World Food Program requirements

    Feb 22, 2010

    The World Food Program ended the interim stage of its food distribution program in Haiti Feb. 20. Over 19 million pounds of bulk food rations have been given out to about 2 million Haitians thus far.

  • Workplace redesign earns Lean Model Cell recognition

    Feb 22, 2010

    Secure Communications Branch employees were awarded the second Lean Model Cell Bronze-level certification at Tobyhanna.

  • Soldiers are Army Strong in Great Aloha Run

    Feb 22, 2010

    HALAWA, Hawaii - Minutes before the first military units of the Sounds of Freedom Division arrived at Aloha Stadium, several other "Army Strong" Soldiers hobbled across the finish line.

  • Highly decorated Vietnam hero gets final honors

    Feb 22, 2010

    One of America's most decorated Soldiers, Col. Robert L. Howard, was laid to rest Feb. 22 in Arlington National Cemetery, after having served his country for nearly half a century.

  • Garrison extends aloha to kupuna

    Feb 22, 2010

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii - Native Hawaiian elders, called kupuna, and community leaders from the Island of Hawaii spent the day meeting with staff, here, Feb. 10, to discuss the importance of understanding the Army training mission at PTA and understanding the Native Hawaiian culture on the island.

  • Air Cav. partners with Iraqi strike team for air assault training

    Feb 22, 2010

  • Family Readiness Group Keeps New York Families Informed at Midpoint of Deployment

    Feb 22, 2010

    Latham, N.Y.-Families of the New York Army National Guard's 206th Military Police Co. marked the mid-point of their Soldiers deployment to Iraq, Saturday Feb. 20, with a meeting designed to let them know what happens when their loved one returns. The Family Readiness Group meeting is part of the New York Army National Guard's Project Yellow Ribbon which provides redeploying Soldiers and families a robust support network of information and services available from county, state, federal and private outreach organizations upon their return home.

  • National Archives Scene of Re-Enlistment Ceremony

    Feb 22, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Jason Buscovich takes the enlistment oath during his re-enlistment ceremony at The National Archives in Washington, DC on Feb. 18, 2010. Buscovich is the enlisted aide to Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general Joint Force Headquarters/ National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington. The National Archives preserves and provides access to the records of the Federal Government including The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Boscovich said the ceremony had special meaning for him. "To take the enlistment oath to support the Constitution, while looking at the actual document, is pretty humbling."

  • Army Community Covenant - What gratitude looks like

    Feb 22, 2010

  • JBM-HH celebrates African-American History month

    Feb 22, 2010

    Soldiers, civilian employees and residents gathered at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Community Center, Wednesday, to celebrate African-American History Month.

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedules

    Feb 22, 2010

    Page contains the Presidio-MST bus schedules

  • More than 800 Gather to Bid Farewell to Deploying New York Army National Guard Troops

    Feb 22, 2010

    More than 800 friends, family and well-wishers packed the Wings of Eagle Discovery Center here Sunday. Feb. 21, as the 180 Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 827th Engineer Company departed for active duty in Afghanistan. The unit, which included Soldiers from the Buffalo-based 152nd Engineer Support Company, has been preparing for its ten-month mission in Afghanistan for since 2008.

  • Parents Have Home-Like Alternative For Childcare

    Feb 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "I love you, Miss Jamie." They are the tender words of a 2-year-old, but to the providers of Redstone Arsenal's Family Child Care those three little words speak volumes.

  • 101st hosts high school field trip

    Feb 22, 2010

    Clarksville Academy and Northwest High School students visited 101st Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, Ky., Feb. 5 to learn more about the history of Army Aviation, weapon systems, and the modern helicopters used today.

  • FDC celebrates its 50th anniversary

    Feb 22, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Fife and Drum Corps celebrated their 50th Anniversary in a kick-off ceremony at Conmy Hall on Feb. 13.

  • Commentary: Army Community Covenant - what gratitude looks like

    Feb 22, 2010

    As our Nation commits to preserving freedom through the uncertainty of deployments and conflicts across the world, Americans give us a special gift - embracing Soldiers and their families with sincere support.

  • AFRICOM commander, New Orleans engineer get BEYA awards

    Feb 22, 2010

    The commanding general of U.S. Africa Command and a young structural engineer working for the Army in New Orleans were recognized Saturday at the 24th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards.

  • Presidio-MST Bus Schedules

    Feb 22, 2010

    This link takes you to the current Presidio-MST bus schedules.

  • Conserving energy, water helps enhance Presidio mission

    Feb 22, 2010

    When you think energy/water conservation, what do you think of'

  • Presidio of Monterey 'goes green' with new electric vehicles

    Feb 22, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" The Presidio of Monterey has added five highly efficient and very "green" Low Speed Electric Vehicles to its fleet.

  • "Sending them away with God": 2nd Brigade Combat Team chaplain joins Haitians in worship

    Feb 22, 2010

    Maj. Brad Baumann, 2nd Brigade Combat Team chaplain, was invited to preach at the Prophecy Church of God of Charadeux, Haiti on Feb. 21. His chaplain's assistant, Spc. Midine Beauvais, translated the sermon for him. The locals were thrilled to have the chaplain at their church, as well as a group of 2BCT Paratroopers in attendance. However, Maj. Baumann hasn't lost sight of his primary mission in Haiti, preaching for his troops.

  • Aircraft Soar With Support From Ground

    Feb 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Their efforts helped defeat more than 60 improvised explosive devices, transport dozens of critically wounded patients, move thousands of tons of equipment and fly more than 140,000 flight hours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. They are the 760 Soldiers of the 277th Aviation Support Battalion.

  • Army watercraft assists Colombian Red Cross with delivery of humanitarian aid

    Feb 22, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Humanitarian assistance in the form of food, water, mattresses and tents have poured into Haiti from countries around the world in the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that devastated the southern region of this small Caribbean nation.

  • Buffalo Soldier Now At Home Atop Monument

    Feb 22, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Buffalo Soldier sits proudly atop his cavalry mount, holding the regimental flag and glancing off into the distance over his shoulder. Since 2005, the bronze statue of the Soldier and his horse have been hidden from public view, being locked behind a glass case in a hallway at the Academy for Academics and Arts, located in the Cavalry Hill Community just off University Drive. Although academy students enjoyed seeing the statue as they passed it going to and from the school's cafeteria, the statue was destined for a much wider audience. It has found that audience atop a 10-foot tall granite base on the front lawn of the school, where it now serves as a sentinel to a period of black history that is unique to Huntsville.

  • New NCOs inducted into corps at ceremony

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz -- Nineteen newly promoted noncommissioned officers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca and the 18th Military Police Detachment were formally inducted into the NCO corps Friday at Cochise Theater. Two of these Soldiers were promoted to sergeant during the ceremony.

  • Local AFAP issues identified: Huachuca personnel on track to finding resolution

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz-- Last month, delegates from across the Army met for the 2010 Army Family Action Plan conference, and voted on the top five issues Army senior leaders will discuss at June's General Officer Steering Committee meeting. Some of the conference issues were previously discussed during Fort Huachuca's October AFAP conference. The local conference was designed to allow delegates from the fort's community to review 43 Army-wide issues, prioritize the critical ones, and develop recommendations to address the issues. Delegates chose eight local items that were presented at January's conference.

  • Current, former Soldiers finish initial bobsled heats at Olympics

    Feb 22, 2010

    WHISTLER, British Columbia - Former U.S. World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb is in fourth place after two of four heats in the Olympic two-man bobsled competition at Whistler Sliding Centre.

  • Huachuca meets retention goals using "Soldier to Soldier" communication

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz--Approximately 40 noncommissioned officers, primarily from Fort Huachuca, attended a mobile retention training course Feb. 1-5, at Fitch Auditorium. The training teaches Soldiers to learn how to become unit retention NCOs.

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