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  • Q-West Soldiers compete in submission grappling tournament

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Q-West Soldiers competed in an open weight class submission grappling tournament at the Morale Welfare and Recreation tent here March 27.

  • 30 on 30

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - There are a number of milestones in a person's life. When one turns 16, they can drive a car; at 18, they are an adult; at 21, they can drink alcohol; and at 30, some people may consider themselves to be old. Each person celebrates these milestones in different ways.

  • 15th Sust. Bde. continues drawdown efforts

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - A small team of Soldiers from different units subordinate to 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), opened an Operation Clean Sweep yard here in early March.

  • Arizona-based unit brings clothing to give to local community

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers with the 3666th Support Maintenance Company provided clothing and other donated items to the local community during a humanitarian aid mission March 21 near Contingency Operating Base Taji, Iraq.

  • Cuba Gooding Jr. sends message of support

    Mar 31, 2010

    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. sent an open letter to U.S. troops expressing his support for their service and sacrifice.

  • Recovery supports convoys during travel

    Mar 31, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE TAJI, Iraq - Recovery Soldiers travel with convoys throughout Iraq, supporting units should vehicles break down during their mission.

  • Monterey business owner contributes money to support local troops

    Mar 31, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Service and family members in Monterey will soon feel the positive effects of a local donor's generous action.

  • USARAK engineers test squads in urban setting

    Mar 31, 2010

    The Fort Wainwright, Alaska-based 73rd Engineer Company conducted military operations on urban terrain training at the Pvt. Joseph P. Martinez Combined Arms Collective Training Facility March 25. The routine training was conducted to refresh Soldiers on how to properly clear a building and also provided Soldiers who were new to the unit an opportunity to establish teamwork.

  • Olympic boxing aspirations begin at Fort Huachuca

    Mar 31, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Who would have thought that joining the Army has the potential to get you into the Olympic games' That's the ultimate goal of the 32 boxers attending the All-Army Boxing training sessions at Fort Huachuca's Barnes Field House. These Soldiers were selected to be a part of the All-Army Boxing Championship, to be held April 9, with the goal of furthering their boxing careers.

  • Alaska Soldiers run cold weather training for Boy Scouts

    Mar 31, 2010

    With Alaska's temperatures dropping well below zero, many children can find themselves in hibernation during the winter months as their swing sets and go cart trails are covered in snow. For a group of Boy Scouts who teamed up with Fort Wainwright Soldiers, waiting for the snow and ice breakup was not an option.

  • U.S. continues to grow relationship with Indian Army

    Mar 31, 2010

    Senior leaders and planners from the Indian Army, U.S. Army, Pacific, Marine Forces Pacific, Special Operations Command, and the Department of the Army, met at the Indian Army's Western Command headquarters in Chandigarh, India, to discuss the future of bilateral ground and amphibious engagements between the two countries.

  • ECC Commanders Meet in Huntsville

    Mar 31, 2010

    Approximately 80 commanders, sergeants major and senior staff members from the Expeditionary Contracting Command met in Huntsville, Ala., March 9-11 for a CommandersAca,!a,,c Workshop. Hosted by Brig. Gen. Joe Bass, ECC commanding general, the conference provided ECC senior leaders with the opportunity to discuss current issues and review the commandAca,!a,,cs path forward for providing AmericaAca,!a,,cs Warfighters with the products and services they need to accomplish their mission.

  • Reserve working to balance end strength, skill sets

    Mar 31, 2010

    The Army Reserve is looking to reduce the number of Soldiers it has and ensure it has the right number of Soldiers in the right jobs.

  • Record keeping may be responsible for prescription spike

    Mar 31, 2010

    A change in reporting methods may be partially responsible for a spike in prescription drug use among Soldiers, according to the Army surgeon general.

  • Army Flier on the Air

    Mar 31, 2010

    For this week's news, check out the Army Flier on the Air on your command news channel, Ch. 6 on post cable TV. Also, be sure to get your copy of the Army Flier at newsstands across post, and follow Fort Rucker and the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence with Twitter and Facebook.

  • Commentary: Soldiers see subtle shift in Iraqi culture

    Mar 31, 2010

    Recasting the peace among Anbaris during the recent national election, we might recall how, only two years ago, a U.S. military official declared Al Anbar province lost.

  • Arsenal gives students 'real world' experience

    Mar 31, 2010

    The Minority College Relations Program provides college students and recent graduates from historically minority colleges and univerisities with opportunities to work as interns in nine Army installations. Of the 33 interns, 15 were placed in positions at the Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill.

  • 'Play It Safe' this summer

    Mar 31, 2010

    The summer season is fast approaching and the Army is continuing its commitment to safeguarding Soldiers, Army Civilians and their Families with the launch of the 2010 Safe Summer campaign.

  • Historian's office gets new look

    Mar 31, 2010

    Flooding that occurred in the ASC Historian's office last summer has resulted in new shelving that will increase storage capacity and ease of access for thousands of historical documents.

  • CIO/G-6 releases responsible use of Internet guidelines (.pdf download)

    Mar 31, 2010

  • 2010 Annual Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit

    Mar 31, 2010

    The 2010 Annual Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Summit, March 29- April 1, features Army leaders urging commanders to help stop sexual harassment and assault.

  • America's VetDogs

    Mar 31, 2010

  • National Guard mom semi-finalist for Military Motherhood Award

    Mar 31, 2010

    Six hundred women, many unknowingly, competed recently for a motherhood award, and one woman at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command shined so brightly that she was chosen as one of the 20 semi-finalists.

  • Long Barracks gets long-awaited facelift, new mission - MICC Headquarters

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Month of the Military Child - April 2010

    Mar 31, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> April is the "Month of the Military Child." Since it began in 1986, the Department of Defense (DOD) has teamed with various partners to recognize the sacrifices and applaud the courage of military children. More than 1.7 million American children under the age of 18 have at least one parent serving in the military. It is estimated the U.S. Army has more than 900,000 military children with one or both parents having deployed multiple times. Throughout April, U.S. Army installations around the world an in local communities across the nation, in conjunction with Army Child, Youth & School Services, will conduct a variety of fun and exciting events, during which senior leaders can attend and speak to the sacrifices and challenges of military children and youth.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps command sergeant major bids farewell to Fort Bragg

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Air Cav conducts joint air assault demo with elite ISF

    Mar 31, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - After spending several weeks working with an Iraqi strike force on planning and executing air assault missions and the importance of air-ground integration, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade concluded the training with a culminating demonstration March 29 to show off their newly capabilities.

  • What "Right Looks Like" - From the Air

    Mar 31, 2010

    Aerial photograph of the new FORSCOM/USARC headquarters project at Ft. Bragg, NC.

  • Army's Newman finishes 4th in Martinsville

    Mar 31, 2010

    Ryan Newman, driving the No. 39 Haas Automation/U.S. Army Chevrolet, finished fourth in Monday's rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

  • Soldiers apprehend hit-and-run suspect

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Women's History Month Observance on Fort Monroe

    Mar 31, 2010

  • March Construction Photos

    Mar 31, 2010

    March aerial shots of the AMC/USASAC headquarters buildings currently under construction at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • "Chaos in the Capital"

    Mar 31, 2010

    With windows smashed and buildings smoldering, the President of the United States received a telephone call that "recommended federalization of the National Guard and intervention in the District by federal troops."

  • Mom's advice finds way into Army thinking

    Mar 31, 2010

    The old adage is right. A good night's sleep is the foundation to a better tomorrow. And that is not just good advice from your mother but also from top medical personnel in the U.S. Army's Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Honorary Commander's Association tours military installations

    Mar 31, 2010

    Photos from the 911th Airlift Wing Honorary Commander's Association's tour of Patrick Air Force Base and Fort Lauderdale, including demonstrations by pararescuemen with the 308th Rescue Squadron.

  • Army programs give children skills, parents peace of mind

    Mar 31, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Certain requirements at work demand people to look for appropriate child care programs in their community that will allow them to give more attention to their duties and their family.

  • 5/7 Cav hosts soccer tournament

    Mar 31, 2010

    Iraqi and American brothers put shoes to dirt for a soccer tournament March 25 at Forward Operating Base Falcon. Fifth Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, played 5th and 7th Brigade Federal Police, 2nd Federal Police Division, in three action-packed games to determine who the best security team in southern Baghdad.

  • Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, participates in a public wreath laying ceremony

    Mar 31, 2010

  • 1-38 Infantrymen trade bullets for Barbie backpacks

    Mar 31, 2010

    With their Strykers parked outside, 1st Lt. Matt Sawdy led 1st platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, into the building, his men setting up a security perimeter along the way. Inside the courtyard, the lieutenant met with his Iraqi Army counterpart, discussed plans for the day's mission, then took a knee, placing his M4 carbine at his side and picking up a bright pink Barbie backpack. Soldiers from the platoon conducted a series of humanitarian assistance drops March 25, delivering roughly 2,400 backpacks full of school supplies to children at schools in their operational environment.

  • Supporting Soldiers top priority at 99th RSC Customer Support Conference

    Mar 31, 2010

  • Pay your utility bills, the German way

    Mar 31, 2010

    Think fast. How much extra pay are you receiving to cover your utilities while living in private rental housing here in Germany' Time's up. If you are a single Soldier, receiving overseas housing allowance at the "without dependent" rate the answer is Ac'A!302 per month and a Soldier receiving overseas housing allowance at the "with dependent" rate the answer is Ac'A!604 per month. Whoa! That's a lot of money.

  • Finding local gems in your own backyard

    Mar 31, 2010

  • I. A.M. Strong concert rocks the house

    Mar 31, 2010

    Intervene. Act. Motivate. These are the words which complete the acronym I. A.M. Strong and are the steps every one of us has the responsibility to take when we see our fellow Soldiers and military family being sexually assaulted or harassed.

  • Kevin Costner delivers at Grafenwoehr

    Mar 31, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The military community has a knack for punctuality. Soldiers and family members understand what it means to be on time. And when you throw Kevin Costner into the mix, they may even show up an hour early.

  • Training together to stop bad guys

    Mar 31, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Shots echo through the Wackernheim Firing Range as members of the Hessen Polizei, Soldiers of the Bundeswehr and Military Police of U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden refine their skills in a joint exercise March 15-17.

  • Ceremony held to recognize departing Army general

    Mar 31, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A ceremony was held here on Knight Field March 30 to honor Maj. Gen. John E. Sterling Jr, the departing Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations for United Nations Command, ROK-U.S. Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea.

  • Providers operate Army's largest supply support activity

    Mar 31, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers with the 716th Quartermaster Company out of Jersey City, N.J., manage the largest multi-category Supply Support Activity facility in the Army at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • 36th Engineer Brigade uncases colors, 194th reaches mission end

    Mar 31, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 194th Engineer Brigade out of Jackson, Tenn., transferred authority to the 36th Engineer Brigade out of Fort Hood, Texas, during a ceremony March 25 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Kevin G. Crumlish

    Mar 1, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Kevin G. Crumlish

  • Warriors compete in Ultra Fitness Challenge

    Mar 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Warriors competed individually and in pairs during the Ultra Fitness Challenge held March 27 at Casey Garrison's Carey Physical Fitness Center.

  • Red Cloud Garrison TMC offers Pediatrics Wellness Clinic

    Mar 30, 2010

    Capt. Nicole Giamanco, 629th Medical Company Area Support pediatrician, (right) checks Jeremiah Goodwin during a routine physical March 25 at the USAG-RC Troop Medical Clinic. Giamanco has been seeing Goodwin and his siblings recently but the appointment was the first Goodwin and other children were allowed to use the TMC for the Pediatrics Wellness Clinic. Raphael Goodwin, Jeremiah's father said, "We only live eight minutes from here so it was definitely more convenient for us and I am sure more families to have a pediatrician on USAG-RC."The Pediatrics Wellness Clinic will be available every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month for children ages 2 weeks to 5 years old.

  • Family Members find ways to relieve stress

    Mar 30, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Military spouses and Family members gathered in the Red Cloud Garrison Pear Blossom Cottage March 24 for a stress management class.

  • Motorcycle safety taught on Camp Mobile

    Mar 30, 2010

    CAMP MOBILE - The Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the Army Traffic Safety Program offered a two-day basic motorcycle course March 22-23 at Camp Mobile.

  • Area I commander receives gift from ROK 600th DSU

    Mar 30, 2010

    Col. Kim, Hee-soo, commander, 600th Defense Security Unit, presents a farewell gift to Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander, March 23, at Mitchell's club. The 600th DSU, comprised of five teams, is stationed in northern Gyeongi-gi Province. The first two teams duty is to support security at USAG-Red Cloud and USAG-Casey. The 600th DSU agents cooperate with the Korean National Police and National Intelligence Service to exchange or gather intelligence and support the 2nd Infantry Division with security. Area I, 2ID Intelligence, the Military Police and Criminal Investigation Department are the main partners of the 600th DSU. Dealing with incidents is another role of the 600th DSU. When Soldiers find themselves in trouble off-post, the 600th DSU acts as a negotiator between 2ID and the KNP or local government. In addition to providing security for 2ID, the 600th DSU organizes tours for U.S. Soldiers to the Demilitarized Zone, even arranging lodging to facilitate Republic of Korea/U.S. friendship.

  • School busing discussed in FRG Round-up

    Mar 30, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The busing of high school students from Casey Garrison to Yongsan Garrison and back during school days was an important topic during the annual Family Readiness Group Round-up held March 24 in Casey's Warrior's Club. Students needing only one year to finish before moving on to classes in Yongsan's junior high school and senior high school want to be 'grandfathered in' so they may finish in the school they are currently attending paid by the Department of Defense Education Activity. All other students within the Red Cloud Garrison foot print would attend school in the new DODEA School being constructed on Casey.

  • Honoring a Hawaiian 'Bronco' Hero

    Mar 30, 2010

    The memory of 1st Lt. Daniel B. Hyde is honored with the "Hawaii Medal of Honor," an award signifying the heroism and sacrifice of Hawaiian Soldiers.

  • Q-West celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 30, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Soldiers of the 395th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), held a Women's History Month observance at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation tent here March 22.

  • P90X and Insanity from the inside out

    Mar 30, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION SPEICHER, Iraq - The Army has many physical requirements, not only for promotion purposes, but also to ensure Soldiers maintain their physical best.

  • 'Broncos' run for fun with local middle school students

    Mar 30, 2010

    Two Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 35 Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Inf. Division run with Wahiawa Middle School students in a 1.5 mile fun run March 24.

  • Taking a Ride with the Tropic Lightning Jazz Band

    Mar 30, 2010

    The 25th Infantry Division Jazz Combo performed a variety of jazz music for guests at the Hale Koa Hotel underneath the banyan tree. They perform at the Hale Koa military hotel, Honolulu, at least twice a month.

  • Operation 'Bright Eagle' sheds light on enemy safe havens, showcases ISF capabilities

    Mar 30, 2010

    Troopers from 3rd Battalion, 25th General Support Aviation Battalion, Task Force Hammerhead, led the air assault with aircraft from Company Alpha and Bravo, 3-25 GSAB, and Alpha Troop, 2nd Battalion, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Diamond Head.

  • Task Force Wing's Hunter provides 'eyes and ears' on the battlefield in northern Iraq

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Hunter -- a 23 foot-long, remotely operated, unmanned aircraft system maintained and operated by a team of aviation Soldiers with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Diamond Head and approximately 30 Northrop Grumman Corporation civilian contractors from Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq. To those it serves, it's an invaluable and indispensible part of Task Force Wings and 3rd Infantry Division operations throughout U.S. Division-North.

  • More than 60 years later, World War II Soldier awarded Purple Heart posthumously

    Mar 30, 2010

    In July of 1947, a "young" retired Master Sgt. Marion "Don" DeShon watched his fiancAfA, Shirrel, walk down the St. Mary's Chapel aisle in a beautiful white gown.

  • Soldeirs are winners

    Mar 30, 2010

  • 3rd annual SHARP summit

    Mar 30, 2010

  • Casey, Dunwoody focus on preventing sexual assault

    Mar 30, 2010

    Beginning the second day of the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention conference, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, noted the Army is fully engaged in preventing sexual harassment and assault.

  • Army Guard battles Soldier suicides

    Mar 30, 2010

    With 2010 suicide numbers slightly above last year's and coming off the worst January on record, the Army National Guard is emphasizing resiliency, transition programs and the importance of asking for help.

  • Prepare

    Mar 30, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Our Soldiers face determined enemies - so preparing the force for our current conflicts is essential for success. Prepare is the second of four Army imperatives and includes four key goals - accelerate the pace at which we grow the Army; improve training for a challenging operational environment; provide effective equipment in a timely manner; and transform the Army to a rotational model - Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) - the core process for generating trained, ready and cohesive units on a sustained and rotational basis - to meet current and future strategic demands.

  • NY Troops Commemorate Bataan Death March with Memorial Run

    Mar 30, 2010

    Members of the New York National Guard marked the anniversary of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines under the hot sun of New Mexico, completing the Bataan Memorial Death March at the White Sands Missile Range March 21.

  • Army science, technology command refines role

    Mar 30, 2010

    In an effort to refine the role of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command in a continually transforming Army, Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general, and his board of directors recently approved a new command vision, mission statement and organizational objectives.

  • Eggsactly what was needed - Three Belvoir groups sponsor annual Easter egg hunt

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Defense Acquisition University was the site of the 23rd annual Exceptional Family Member Program Easter egg hunt Saturday.

  • Utility billing helping Belvoir in going green

    Mar 30, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - All across the Department of Defense, installations are instituting energy conservation programs to limit the environmental impact of the residents and staff who call them home.

  • Special guests delight crowd at Women's History Month observance

    Mar 30, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - A recent Women's History Month observance at the Officers' Club had all the ingredients for a success.

  • Tennessee Guardsmen lace up for a St. Patrick's Day 5K

    Mar 30, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment headquartered in Henderson, Tenn. participated in a St. Patrick's Day 5K fun run March 13 at Contingency Operating Location Q-West, Iraq.

  • Filmmakers return to Belvoir for second suicide prevention video

    Mar 30, 2010

    Hours of research paid off in a big way last week when a group of filmmakers returned to Fort Belvoir to film the second installment in an ongoing series of suicide prevention videos for the Army.

  • NCODP Fuel Master Style

    Mar 30, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq-Sgt. 1st Class Rozetta Howerton-Thompkins, the personnel section noncommissioned officer in charge with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and a native of Lancaster, S.C., leads a junior NCO professional development class on evaluations. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Matthew Vogler)

  • College Student With Perfect PT Score Is New York's Top Soldier for 2010

    Mar 30, 2010

    A college student with a perfect 300 score on the Army Physical Fitness Test, an Iraq veteran and expert marksman, and an AGR NCO who was born in Ireland , were named the best in the New York Army National Guard by a panel of senior NCOs on Sunday, March 28 following a demanding weekend competition.

  • Army honors 'Triple Nickles' legacy at Pentagon ceremony

    Mar 30, 2010

    In a standing room only ceremony at the Pentagon March 25, the Army paid tribute to the three surviving members of the original 17-member "colored test platoon" of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion.

  • Summit challenges Army leaders to eradicate sexual assault, harassment

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program began its third annual summit in Arlington, Va., Monday, with Army leaders urging commanders to help stop the crime.

  • Picatinny resident wins Army-wide photography contest

    Mar 30, 2010

    A Picatinny housing resident and spouse of a Soldier here recently won a first-place prize in the Army-wide Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 2009 All-Army Digital Photography Contest.

  • Third Army CG details Iraq drawdown, Afghanistan buildup efforts

    Mar 30, 2010

    Third Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. William G. Webster will provide a media update April 2, 2010, at 10:00 EST in the DoD Press Briefing Room. The topics addressed will be the Third Army's role in the responsible drawdown of Iraq, buildup in Afghanistan and the reset of our Army.

  • Warm embrace

    Mar 30, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga.--SFC Emil Praslick of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit receives a warm welcome home from three-year-old Summer Davenport Mar. 28 at the USAMU headquarters. Praslick was among a group of USAMU Soldiers who returned home Sunday from Afghanistan after deploying there last year and being replaced by another team from the USAMU in early March. (Photo by Michael Molinaro, USAMU PAO)

  • 'stache for cash Friendly competition grows into hometown charity effort

    Mar 30, 2010

    What started as a friendly competition between two Soldiers from Headquarters Support Company, 101st Engineer Battalion, has grown into support for a charity event in their home state.

  • 404th AFSB 'hits the reset button' on Strykers

    Mar 30, 2010

    The 404th AFSB in February had it's hands full resetting Strykers for a unit returning from Iraq.

  • The 2010 Army Emergency Relief (AER) Campaign..

    Mar 30, 2010

  • Fifth Big Sur Mud Run makes huge splash

    Mar 30, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The fifth annual Big Sur Mud Run brought over 2,000 participants, more than previous years, to the Freeman Stadium of California State University Monterey Bay in Seaside March 27. This yearAca,!a,,cs military team winner was the Army Fluid Run team, consisting of Jeremy Wilbur, Brock Jas, Timothy McGuire William Funderburk and Chris Folk. Military female and male winners were Maureen Scott and Rory Redding, respectively. The Mud Run, a Big Sur Marathon event sponsored by the Presidio of Monterey Garrison and CSUMB, is an approximately five-mile trail which included obstacles and four mud pits. Presidio Soldiers and Marines were on hand to motivate runners through the obstacles and mud. The event is a non-profit run in which proceeds go to local charities.

  • This Month in TUSAB History

    Mar 30, 2010

    The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" leads Franklin D.Roosevelt's first Inaugural Parade. This wasThe U.S. Army Band's third appearance at a Presidential Inauguration since its founding...

  • Roadside bomb hunters find subtle shift in Iraqi culture

    Mar 30, 2010

    Sometimes, as 2nd Lt. Andrew Berreth discovered during a recent visit to an Iraqi police checkpoint, it's the subtle shifts, the casual comments, what fringe has grown from the new fabric of Iraqi life that let on where they are as a people and a nation. Just as cattails growing along a water's margin best describe a relative tranquility - the germination of a new way can be both subtle and dramatic.

  • High School Students Learn Combat Medic Skills

    Mar 30, 2010

    On most occasions, when interacting with students and teachers through an Adopt-a-School program, Soldiers from the 61st Multifunctional Medical Battalion conduct math tutoring and leadership courses twice a month. But students from the Edwards Academy High School, out of Temple, Texas, got a unique field trip experience Mar. 23 at the Fort Hood Medical Training Simulation Center...

  • Six Million Miles in Iraq And Home Again

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 180th Transportation Battalion returned home to their families in a redeployment ceremony at the Kieschnick physical fitness center Mar. 29. The Kings of the Road, as the unit is known, supported Operation Iraqi Freedom in both Kuwait and Iraq...

  • MP unit builds relationships with Iraqi neighbors

    Mar 30, 2010

    The mission wasn't off to the greatest of starts. Fluid leaked out from under the trail humvee's undercarriage and the vehicle's motor would not start. In a motor pool back in the United States, this isn't a normally a problem. In Iraq, 45 minutes away from any base, it's a problem.

  • 21,000 Easter Eggs Hidden at Fort Hood

    Mar 30, 2010

    On a beautiful spring morning, the football field at Hood Stadium was littered with thousands of brightly colored eggs. Children ran around the track to participate in a variety of Easter games and craft activities. They almost seemed to forget the main event that everyone was waiting for...

  • Registration for Army Ten-Miler opens April 1

    Mar 30, 2010

    Online registration for the 2010 Army Ten-Miler is scheduled to open on April 1.

  • Freeman Cafe, Best Chow on Fort Hood'

    Mar 30, 2010

    The Freeman Cafe wants to be recognized for having the best chow on Fort Hood and in the U.S. Army. It's a lofty goal, and an achievable one according to the food service professionals that work there.

  • Army's top enlisted visits Soldiers in Kosovo

    Mar 30, 2010

    The senior enlisted Soldier in the Army, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, visited Soldiers on the U.S. -led NATO mission in Kosovo March 27-28.

  • Kosovo Border and Boundary Police take lead on FYROM border

    Mar 30, 2010

    Multi-National Battle Group-East forces conducted their last scheduled joint patrol with the Kosovo Border and Boundary Police on the border with the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia March 29. Soldiers from Charlie Company, 231st Maneuver Task Force, participated in the patrol.

  • Border team hands over tradition

    Mar 30, 2010

    Since soccer is a popular game among Iraqi children, the inclusion of soccer balls in humanitarian missions is more than a gift; it is a symbol of goodwill between U.S. forces and Iraqi residents.

  • USACE People: Celebrating Women's History Month

    Mar 30, 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District celebrated women's involvement in history - and a few women in their own lives who have made their own impacts.

  • Kenyan public affairs officers visit Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Mar 30, 2010

    Three Kenyan Armed Forces officers recently visited the Joint Multinational Readiness Center to observe U.S. Army public affairs training as the African country's military leaders work to develop and expand their own public affairs operations.

  • U.S. Army Africa NCOs share ideas in Botswana

    Mar 30, 2010

    Two U.S. Army Africa noncommissioned officers discussed enlisted support to staff operations during a recent familiarization seminar with counterparts from the Botswana Defense Force.

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