Archive: Feb 2010

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  • Youth Center celebrates Black History Month with exhibit

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz -- Middle school-aged youth from various schools visited the fort's youth center on Feb. 10 and 11 to learn some fascinating history through The Black Inventors Exhibit: "Dreams to Reality". "'Dreams to Reality', helps youth learn that many everyday items such as the comb, streetlight and mop were invented by African-Americans, and often under extremely stressful conditions," said Michelle Taylor-Frazier, founder and owner of the exhibit.

  • TEWOC graduates to surpass 2,000 this month

    Feb 22, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz-- The U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Tactical Electronic Warfare Operations Course graduates will number more than 2,000 on Feb. 26 as the 43rd class of students graduate. Like their predecessors, most will deploy to support Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Stuttgart Piranhas swimmer Viana attacks at European championships

    Feb 22, 2010

    Seven medals in eight events can be considered a formidable achievement. But Stuttgart Piranhas swimmer Will Viana was modest about his performance at the European Forces Swim League Championships held Feb. 13-14 at the Nationaal Zwemcentrum de Tongelreep in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

  • Travel: Bavarian king's castle town a site for modern fairy tale vacations

    Feb 22, 2010

    Fairy tales, legends, kings and queens evoke images of picturesque castles and a romantic period of life long ago. However, not all romantic fairytales are just legends, demonstrated by Bavaria's AllgAfA$u region.

  • IU ROTC Trains at Crane

    Feb 22, 2010

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity recently provided an opportunity for more than 20 cadets of the Indiana University ROTC to practice their day and night land navigation skills on unfamiliar terrain at the Crane Naval Support Activity.

  • Army Technology Live debuts free iPhone app

    Feb 22, 2010

    The Army's official science and technology blog released a free iPhone application Feb. 19. The application puts Army technology news, social media and job postings in one location.

  • PTSA builds family-school partnerships

    Feb 22, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany - It takes a lot of cupcakes and bake sales to raise $1,900.

  • Boy Scouts reach 100

    Feb 22, 2010

    Some things aren't made to last. The Boys Scouts of America isn't one of them.

  • Dental Health: Stuttgart clinic team helps students brush up on oral health know-how

    Feb 22, 2010

    Brushing teeth isnAca,!a,,ct just about good hygiene. ItAca,!a,,cs about confidence, according to U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart dental employees.

  • USAG Stuttgart celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 22, 2010

    USAG STUTTGART, Germany - "United we stand, divided we fall."

  • DoD Combat Feeding Directorate

    Feb 22, 2010

    Melissa Bohan highlights the mission of the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate located in Natick, Massachusetts.

  • Prayer Breakfast: Speaker says trials are key to growth

    Feb 22, 2010

    Why do bad things happen to good people' It's not an easy question to answer, but one that author, pastor and international business strategist Ron Archer shed light on during the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart National Prayer Breakfast in Feb. 9.

  • U.S. troops help set up camp for Haitian families

    Feb 22, 2010

    U.S. Special Operations servicemembers helped a non-governmental organization deliver and set up nearly 100 tents for Haitian citizens living in a camp in Port-au-Prince.

  • Holcomb leads Team USA in Olympic bobsled event

    Feb 22, 2010

    Former U.S. World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb finished sixth in the two-man Olympic Bobsled competition late Sunday and said he looks forward to the upcoming four-man event and ending the USA's 62 years with no gold in the sport.

  • Army mourns loss of General Haig

    Feb 22, 2010

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - February 2010 - Construction Photos

    Feb 22, 2010

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - February 2010 - Construction Photos

    Feb 22, 2010

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close BGCAPP.

  • General sees positives in Afghan army training

    Feb 22, 2010

    Though training an Afghan army essentially from the ground up has been a difficult undertaking, an Army general involved in the effort said that he's seeing positive results.

  • Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards Program

    Feb 21, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Secretary of the Army Environmental Awards represent the highest honor in the field of environmental science and sustainability conferred by the Army. These achievements demonstrate exemplary efforts in implementing innovative technologies, green remediation, endangered species protection, historic preservation, environmental restoration and sustainability.

  • GRD on Facebook

    Feb 21, 2010

    Engineers from the Gulf Region District, Kirkuk Resident Office, recently managed a renovation project to double the size of the inmate capacity at the Fort Suse Correctional Facility in Sulaymaniyah. The challenge to engineers was to perform the renovations at the facility while 1,200 inmates were still incarcerated at the 32-year-old structure.

  • TF Hammerhead celebrates pumping 1,000,000th gallon

    Feb 21, 2010

    Task Force Hammerhead Soldiers celebrate the task force's benchmark accomplishment of pumping their 1,000,000th gallon of fuel in combat at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, Feb. 10. TF Hammerhead operates cold fuel operations at COB Speicher and hot fuel Forward Arming and Refueling Point operations at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Warhorse in Diyala Province. The 1,000,000th gallon of fuel was issued to a CH-47D Chinook helicopter at FOB Warhorse Feb. 9, at approximately 10:00 p.m.

  • Lightning Horse aircraft highlight partnership, show of force

    Feb 21, 2010

    The Combined Security Force, consisting of 12th Iraqi Army Soldiers, Iraqi Police, 1st Peshmerga Brigade Soldiers, and U.S. Forces from 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, attached to 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, graduated after 30 days of training. This unified force, known as the "Golden Lions," showcased their skills, including air ground integration, during the graduation ceremony in front of senior GoI officials, Kirkuk provincial leaders, and Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, commander of United States Division-North, near Contingency Operating Site Warrior, in Kirkuk, Iraq, Feb. 15.

  • Liberian NCO attends Fort Lee logistics school

    Feb 20, 2010

    Armed Forces of Liberia Staff Sgt. Raymond Mulbah, currently attending the Army Logistics University, was 16 when a civil war broke out in his country that lasted more than 15 years and resulted in more than 200,000 deaths.

  • Progress at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport

    Feb 20, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Commercial airline traffic is increasing at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport in Port Au Prince. Feb. 19 marked the return of commercial airline passenger service for the first time since the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake which struck Haiti. Between military, commercial, and passenger airline service the airport handles about 75 flights per day.

  • Tanzania tackles damaged roads and rails

    Feb 20, 2010

    As Col. Robert Kaiser watched Tanzanian People's Defense Force engineers construct a temporary bridge along the banks of flooded river, he thought of ways U.S. Army Africa could mentor and assist.

  • Medics share ideas in Botswana

    Feb 20, 2010

    U.S. Army Africa's Maj. Terry Clark and Sgt. 1st Class Roddy Rieger spent the last week of January sharing medical information in Botswana.

  • Ward: U.S. military seeks ways to support African Union Peace and Security Comission

    Feb 20, 2010

    The United States military is seeking ways to support the African Union and the AU's Peace and Security Commission, U.S. Gen. William Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a Voice of America interview February 9, 2010, while in the capital of Ethiopia, which also hosts the headquarters of the 53-nation African Union.

  • Army mourns loss of General Haig

    Feb 20, 2010

    Today, our Army Family has lost a great Soldier and Statesman who selflessly devoted his life's work to the service of our Nation. General Alexander Haig's service spanned over three decades in the Army.

  • Senegal's Chief of Defense makes history at AFRICOM

    Feb 20, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Abdoulaye Fall, chief of defense staff, Senegalese Armed Forces, made history February 11, 2010, by becoming the first African defense chief to visit U.S. Africa Command headquarters.

  • U.S. Army Europe instructors train unit in Africa

    Feb 20, 2010

    Instructors from U.S. Army Europe recently taught courses for 22 Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa that will enable them to better mentor African land forces.

  • Ward holds all-hands meeting with CJTF-HOA

    Feb 20, 2010

    Gen. William E. Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, held an all-hands meeting with Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa team members February 10, 2010, during a routine visit.

  • U.S. and DRC in partnership to train model Congolese battalion

    Feb 20, 2010

    U.S. and Democratic Republic of Congo representatives gathered February 17, 2010, at a military base outside of Kisangani in north-central DRC to mark the establishment of a light infantry battalion intended to be a model unit for the future of the Congolese military. Representatives of the United Nations and the international community also attended.

  • RDECOM commander challenges students to serve

    Feb 20, 2010

    Major General Nick Justice challenged a group of several hundred engineering students to take the next step on the path to exciting, valuable and meaningful lives by coming to work for Army as civilians engineering battlefield solutions for Soldiers.

  • RDECOM recruits at BEYA conference

    Feb 20, 2010

    Hundreds of students from an eight-state area learned about civilian opportunities in the science, technology and engineering fields and during a presentation here today by Research, Development and Engineering Command Executive Deputy Commander Gary Martin.

  • Dedicated NCO boosts morale through food

    Feb 20, 2010

    Barnes, of Los Angeles, was selected to be the featured Commando of the month because of his hard work at producing three meals a day for 45 Soldiers based at Al Rasheed, as well as 45 local nationals living there. His job involves ordering needed supplies, planning meals, and supervising his Soldiers as they complete daily tasks; a demanding job that begins well before the start of breakfast at 7 a.m., and well after dinner ends.

  • Fighting fires, saving lives New Iraqi firefighters display skills in exercise

    Feb 20, 2010

    Guests observed 25 graduates demonstrating their new firefighting skills at the conclusion of a graduation ceremony Feb. 17 inside the International Zone. The demonstration was designed to showcase the many aspects of the firefighter training.

  • JBB celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 20, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Service members and civilians reflected on the accomplishments of blacks in the military during a Black History Month luncheon Feb. 19 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • 107 Soldiers become US citizens at Al-Faw Palace

    Feb 20, 2010

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - The United States Forces - Iraq command staff held its 16th naturalization ceremony Feb. 15, welcoming 107 new U.S. citizens in Al-Faw Palace at Victory Base Complex, Iraq.

  • Deployed Soldiers train incoming troops

    Feb 20, 2010

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Soldiers with the 155th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) convoyed to Kuwait to train incoming Soldiers with the 278th Armored Calvary Regiment before they travel to Iraq.

  • Greek societies host poetry slam at JBB

    Feb 20, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The lights dimmed and music played as poets and actors performed on stage during the Joint Base Balad Poetry Slam Feb. 11 at Morale, Welfare and Recreation east.

  • 90th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers awarded for service

    Feb 20, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - With its deployment quickly drawing to a close, the 90th Sustainment Brigade out of Little Rock, Ark., 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) held an end-of-tour award ceremony Feb. 15 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • TF Hammerhead celebrates pumping 1,000,000th gallon

    Feb 19, 2010

    TF Hammerhead operates cold fuel operations at COB Speicher and hot fuel Forward Arming and Refueling Point operations at Forward Operating Base Warhorse in Diyala Province. The 1,000,000th gallon of fuel was issued to a CH-47D Chinook helicopter at FOB Warhorse Feb. 9.

  • Hillclimbers handle TF Wing's 'heavy lifting' in northern Iraq

    Feb 19, 2010

    In United States Division-North that demand is being met by the Soldiers of Company B, Hillclimbers, 3-25th General Support Aviation Battalion, Task Force Hammerhead - the only heavy lift aviation asset in USD-North.

  • MG Champoux

    Feb 19, 2010

  • 'Tropic Lightning' leadership changes hands

    Feb 19, 2010

    Leadership of the 25th "Tropic Lightning" Infantry Division changed hands, Feb. 19, during a change of command ceremony on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during which Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux assumed command of the U.S. Army's major division in the Pacific. This slideshow is the first portion of the division's coverage of this momentous occasion in the history of the 25th Infantry Division.

  • MG Bernard S. Champoux

    Feb 19, 2010

  • Fort Meade community relies on social media during snow storm

    Feb 19, 2010

    More than 1,156 fans logged onto Fort Meade's Facebook page and there were more than 38,000 hits to the Meade TV Web blog as the post community turned to the installation's social media outlets for news updates during the region's two most serious snow storms in more than a century.

  • 55th Combat Camera Soldiers return from abroad

    Feb 19, 2010

    "It's good to be home," said Vorhees, one of 17 Soldiers from the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) who returned Saturday from a 7-month deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Soldiers to get new cammo pattern for wear in Afghanistan

    Feb 19, 2010

    Starting this summer, Soldiers sent to fight in Afghanistan will wear an Army Combat Uniform with the "MultiCam" pattern instead of the standard-issue universal camouflage pattern.

  • 100kW Solid-State Laser to be Transferred to HELSTF for Field Tests

    Feb 19, 2010

    The Army's High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility will take a major step in establishing a Solid State Laser Testbed Experiment with the addition of a high power solid state laser to the facility.

  • Ban on USB devices in Army remains -- for now

    Feb 19, 2010

    The ban on using USB devices on military computers remains, for now, in the Army -- despite a partial lift of the original ban by U.S. Strategic Command.

  • BCT Modernization: Versatile Capabilities for an Uncertain Future

    Feb 19, 2010

    Army Brigade Combat Team Modernization: Versatile Capabilities for an Uncertain Future by Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr.

  • RDECOM leader addresses BEYA conference

    Feb 19, 2010

    Hundreds of students from an eight-state area learned about civilian opportunities in the science, technology and engineering fields and during a presentation here today by Research, Development and Engineering Command Executive Deputy Commander Gary Martin.

  • RDECOM leader addresses BEYA conference

    Feb 19, 2010

    Hundreds of students from an eight-state area learned about civilian opportunities in the science, technology and engineering fields and during a presentation here today by Research, Development and Engineering Command Executive Deputy Commander Gary Martin.

  • RDECOM leader addresses BEYA Conference

    Feb 19, 2010

  • Army Sustainment Command personnel continue Haiti humanitarian assistance efforts

    Feb 19, 2010

    Sea Port operations in Haiti

  • Yukon Quest volunteers

    Feb 19, 2010

    Article on Soldiers volunteering at Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, a 1,000-mile race from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada.

  • Presidio opens new housing, affirms commitment to Army Family Covenant

    Feb 19, 2010

    ""We are committed to providing a strong, supportive environment where families thrive" said Col. Darcy A. Brewer.

  • Survivor Outreach Services supports families of fallen Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The initial phone call to the family of a fallen Soldier is difficult, said Michelle Benjamin, Fort Wainwright's Army Community Service Survivor Outreach Services coordinator for the northern region of Alaska.

  • Teela sits out Olympic 20-K individual biathlon

    Feb 19, 2010

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela sat out the Olympic men's 20-kilometer individual race Thursday because of illness.

  • Blizzard fails to derail 82nd Airborne Division Super Bowl Party

    Feb 19, 2010

    Leaders and supporters of the 82nd Airborne Division braved a record-setting snowstorm to put on a pre-Super Bowl party for its wounded warriors Feb. 6 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center near the nation's capital.

  • Call of the wild: Fort Bragg Artillery troops attend Bobcats game

    Feb 19, 2010

    More than 100 Soldiers and Family members with 3rd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery (HIMARS), 18th Fires Brigade attended the Charlotte Bobcats game against the New Orleans Hornets Feb. 6, in Charlotte, N.C.

  • New York Army and Air Guard Work Together in Western New York

    Feb 19, 2010

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers Board a New York Air National Guard C-130 for transportaton to weekend training at Fort Pickett

  • RDECOM leader addresses education audience

    Feb 19, 2010

    Hundreds of students from an eight-state area learned about civilian opportunities in the science, technology and engineering fields and during a presentation here today by Research, Development and Engineering Command Executive Deputy Commander Gary Martin.

  • Assassin Troopers get a kick out of karate class

    Feb 19, 2010

    Most nights at Contingency Operating Station Shocker, a pile of 40 or more boots sit outside the entrance to an otherwise unremarkable tent. Inside, the setting is a Dojo. The students are a mixture of Dragoons from "Assassin" A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and Ugandan security force members from Saber International, who guard COS Shocker.

  • 'Iron Chef' competitors sizzle at Fort Polk

    Feb 19, 2010

    Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade competed in a head-to-head culinary arts contest at the Patriot Inn Dining Facility Jan. 29.

  • U.S. military credentials Iraqi media, aids reporting

    Feb 19, 2010

    The Iraqi press' ability to report on United States Division-South was aided recently, thanks to a helping hand from U.S. Army public affairs representatives. Area journalists were invited to Basrah International Airport Feb. 13, 2010, to reestablish relations with the U.S. military - relations that had been strained for at least the last year.

  • Chaplain Corps crucial to Army

    Feb 19, 2010

    There are 1,650 chaplains in the active-duty Army. Each brigade and battalion on Fort Polk is assigned a chaplain. The role of the chaplain is as crucial as it is unique. According to Chap. (Col.) David Darbyshire, command chaplain, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, "chaplains ensure the free exercise of religion for Soldiers and serve as advisors to the commander on issues of religion, morals and morale."

  • Utility monitoring system helps Fort Bragg conserve energy

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - For 25 million square feet and a couple thousand buildings in its real estate portfolio, Fort Bragg spends nearly $60 million each year on energy.

  • Fort Bragg Family members learn about self-defense at seminar

    Feb 19, 2010

    About 65 military spouses and children laughed at a juggler's antics, shouted at imaginary attackers and learned different how to keep themselves safe at the Heart Camouflage Safe Spouse seminar Feb. 6, at the Honeycutt Recreation Center in Fayetteville.

  • The Way Ahead at Fort Polk: Perfect storm for Home of Heroes

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- Did you know that about 60 percent of the Soldiers deployed to U.S. combat operations are trained and certified to deploy at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk'

  • Fayetteville begins construction on Veterans Park

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Veterans who have served in every war from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom were on hand Feb. 11, to celebrate at the ground-breaking ceremony for the North Carolina Veterans Park near the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville.

  • Illness forces Teela out of 20K biathlon race

    Feb 19, 2010

    WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2010 - U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela of the Vermont National Guard sat out the Olympic men's 20-kilometer individual race yesterday because of illness.

  • Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion barracks receive facelift

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Warrior Transition Battalion barracks here are being renovated to provide American Disability Association compliant rooms for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers. The $6.9 million project is scheduled for completion April 6.

  • Work is a blast for 1-15 Inf. Regt. Soldiers

    Feb 19, 2010

    "This is the only thing I was looking forward to," said Cpl. Sean Taylor, in between the series of explosions. Taylor, Company B, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, was on day nine of the 15-day 1st Bn., 15th Inf. Regt.'s Team Leader Course, which began Feb. 1 at Forward Operating Base Echo.

  • Army Chemical Corps holds quarterly conference at Fort Bragg

    Feb 19, 2010

    Chemical Corps Soldiers from units all across the country convened at Fort Bragg Feb. 3, for the quarterly chemical conference where unit leaders provided updates on their training and activities. Lieutenant Colonel Danny Mills, commander of the 42nd Civil Support Team, described his unit's participation in emergency response.

  • IMCOM commander considers role 'profession and a passion'

    Feb 19, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "The Army Family Covenant will be fully funded. That is the Army's non-negotiable contract with our Soldiers and Families to provide the support and services they need

  • Range 37 at Fort Bragg tests skills of even the most experienced Green Beret

    Feb 19, 2010

    There is an old saying that goes, "A Green Beret can kill you twice before you even know you're dead." As funny as it sounds, that statement isn't too far from the truth. To ensure Special Forces Soldiers are trained in the art of war, Range 37 at Fort Bragg provides a challenging training course aimed at improving marksmanship skills and urban warfare training techniques.

  • Military Transition Team joint patrol with 52nd Iraqi Army Brigade

    Feb 19, 2010

    Photo release concerning a patrol the 5214 Military Transition Team conducted with the 52nd Iraqi Army Brigade

  • 'Chaotic' game unites Belgians, Americans

    Feb 19, 2010

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - The Belgian city of ChiAfA..vres became all-out mayhem again as hundreds took to the streets for the annual game of Crossage Feb. 17.

  • Fort Bragg wins federal environmental awards

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Weight tends to have a bad connotation, unless, of course it refers to recycling. The more weight, the better a person or organization has done at reducing the amount of goods headed to local landfills.

  • Civil affairs teams help displaced citizens in Haiti

    Feb 19, 2010

    Citizens living in a sprawling tent city in north Port-au-Prince were visited by members of a U.S. Special Operations civil affairs team as part of an effort to assess conditions in the camp and better align the delivery of food and medical aid.

  • 'Big Opportunity' -- Garrison begins initiative to streamline services

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER Ala. -- In an effort to more efficiently support Soldiers and Families, Fort Rucker leaders recently asked the workforce to identify inefficiencies and report them to proper authorities.

  • Daleville 2's early explosion routs Fort Rucker Bulls

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER Ala. -- Daleville 2 raced to an early 12-point lead and kept the Fort Rucker Bulls at bay with great rebounding en route to a 36-11 win in youth basketball action Feb. 11.

  • 'Let it snow, let it snow' at Fort Rucker

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- OH-58D Kiowa Warriors sitting on a flightline at Hanchey Army Heliport are turned white during a rare snow storm Feb. 12 that coated Fort Rucker with about two inches, according to Lou Straw, forecaster. Prior to Friday's accumulation, the installation received one inch in March 1993 and 4.1 inches in 1973, said Cindy Howell, Cairns Army Airfield assistant site manager.

  • U.S. Special Operations civil affairs teams help displaced citizens in

    Feb 19, 2010

  • Fort Rucker community honors retirees at ceremony

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hundreds of Fort Rucker Soldiers, civilian employees and Family members turned out to honor 10 retirees with more than 299 years of service between them during a retirement ceremony Jan. 21 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • 5th QM. Co. conducts airborne mission despite cold, snow

    Feb 19, 2010

    Heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures set the stage for the Soldiers of the 5th Quartermaster Company, 21st Special Troops Battalion, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, as they prepared for a full-scale airborne operation outside Marnheim, Germany.

  • Lyster Pharmacy staff strives to lower patients' wait times

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- To better serve beneficiaries by providing minimum waiting times and still offering safe dispensing of medications, Lyster Army Health Clinic Pharmacy staff has initiated new prescription categories.

  • Quartermaster historian makes a little history of his own

    Feb 19, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 19, 2010) -- For more than two decades, Dr. Steve Anders has been the keeper of the Quartermaster's history; now he's turned his own page in the chronicles of time.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Feb 19, 2010

  • Investigation continues

    Feb 19, 2010

    The investigation of five Soldiers for potential verbal threats against fellow Soldiers continues.

  • 2010 Military Saves Week

    Feb 19, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Department of Defense has designated Feb. 22 through March 1, 2010 as <i>Military Saves Week</i>. Military Saves is a year-round social marketing campaign designed to change cultural attitudes and behavioral standards concerning saving money. It is part of a national campaign called America Saves, sponsored by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), which works through community coalitions to persuade and encourage people to avoid debt and build wealth through saving.

  • Defense Department temporarily halts spouse employment program

    Feb 19, 2010

    The Defense Department has temporarily halted a popular employment assistance program for military spouses while it conducts a "top-to-bottom" review of its services.

  • Spring to mark start of personnel system transition

    Feb 19, 2010

    The Defense Department is on track to transition the majority of its more than 220,000 civilian employees out of the National Security Personnel System by Sept. 30, more than a year ahead of deadline.

  • ChiAfA..vres Garrison launches ambassador program

    Feb 19, 2010

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - Teams of 'ambassadors' will soon be representing the ChiAfA..vres Garrison and the American community in the cities and villages neighboring ChiAfA..vres Air Base, Caserne Daumerie and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe.

  • Benelux ambassadors encourage partnership

    Feb 19, 2010

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - Thousands of miles from home, two U.S. Ambassadors are working to strengthen American and European relations in the Benelux.

  • Vendor Fair aims to improve Iraq economy

    Feb 19, 2010

    156 Iraqi vendors came to Camp Liberty to participate in the Victory Regional Contracting Center's Vendor Fair.

  • Provider command staff briefs incoming replacements

    Feb 19, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Command staff and leaders with the13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, met with their replacement counterparts, the 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 3rd Sustainment Brigade Feb. 13 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, during their initial pre-deployment site survey.

  • Community pulls together in face of blizzard

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT MEADE, Md. - In garrison headquarters, Charles "Chuck" Blocker, manager of the post's Emergency Operations Center, and a team of coworkers had a problem.

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