Archive: Mar 2010

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  • American Red Cross

    Mar 8, 2010

  • Paratroopers escort global team to polling sites to observe local vote

    Mar 8, 2010

    Edwards and his men had been up since 5 a.m., on this historic day for Iraq and the world. The mix of international interests in this one convoy alone was proof of just how historic, and it was only one convoy traveling to one polling center. There were more than 8,600 polling centers throughout Iraq.

  • Scientists keep radiation in its place

    Mar 8, 2010

    LabTV: It's Nuclear! Engineers at NAVSEA Carderock in Bethesda, Md., are researching and testing devices that monitor radiation in order to protect U.S. troops.

  • Army realigns technical analysis functions

    Mar 8, 2010

    Army officials announced a realignment of its technical analysis operations last month, returning the Army Material Systems Analysis Activity, or AMSAA, to the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • S1NET: online resource now caters to 44,000 members

    Mar 8, 2010

    Servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians know they can turn to human resources professionals when it comes to setting their records straight - but who can HR personnel turn to in a bind'

  • TASM-E completes two FMS missions

    Mar 8, 2010

    The Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager-Europe, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, at Coleman Army Airfield, Germany, recently completed two separate foreign military sales missions as part of its reimbursable FMS program.

  • Security paved way to successful Iraqi elections; leaders pleased

    Mar 8, 2010

    Despite an early morning attempt by terrorists to disrupt the elections, the Iraqi people resolved themselves to get out and vote at the March 7 general elections. American leaders watched as well trained and determined Iraqi Security Forces stopped terrorists at every turn from scaring voters away from polling sites - a force that they had been involved in training and assisting; a force they were still involved with assisting.

  • Obama praises 'milestone' Iraqi elections

    Mar 8, 2010

    President Barack Obama called Sunday's parliamentarian elections in Iraq as a "milestone" event and vowed to keep his pledge to remove all U.S. troops from that country by the end of next year.

  • USACE turns over new Wiesbaden headquarters building to 5th Signal Command

    Mar 8, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With a snip from three enormous scissors, 5th Signal Command moved into its new headquarters in the newly-renovated Building 1007 February 26 at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield.

  • Secretary of Defense Gates meets with Gen. McChrystal

    Mar 8, 2010

    Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, is greeted by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces Afghanistan, in front of the ISAF Headquarters building Mar. 8, in Kabul, during his recent visit to Afghanistan. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. David E. Alvarado.

  • MDW Units March in Alexandria's Saint Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 7, 2010

    Units from the Military District of Washington, including The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, march down King Street during the 29th Annual Alexandria, Va. Saint Patrick's Day Parade, Saturday, March 6, 2010.

  • Army's role in Responsible Drawdown in Iraq

    Mar 7, 2010

    <b> What is the Army's Role in Responsible Drawdown from Iraq' Third Army is the Department of the Army and Central Command logistical center of gravity for Responsible Drawdown from Iraq. Third Army is synchronizing equipment movement with key players from U.S. Forces-Iraq (USF-I), Air Force Central Command Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Army Materiel Command and other DOD and CENTCOM components.

  • Tennessee ANG Soldiers honor wounded warriors, fallen comrades

    Mar 7, 2010

    1st Squadron, 230th Air Cavalry Squadron's commitment to selfless service was showcased by the citizen-Soldiers of the Tennessee Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 230th Air Cavalry Squadron, Troop F, Task Force Desperado, as they hosted the Contingency Operating Location (COL) Sykes Half Marathon Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser, at COL Sykes, Tal Afar, Iraq, Feb 24. The 13.1 mile race raised $4,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and was followed by an award and recognition ceremony.

  • Eighth Army participates in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle

    Mar 7, 2010

    COMMAND POST OSCAR, South Korea - Eighth (Field) Army Soldiers are participating from March 8 - 18 in Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2010, the first of two annual peninsula-wide exercises in South Korea.

  • March 4, 2010 - Remarks from the Denver University Founders Day Gala

    Mar 6, 2010

  • Iraqi medical soldiers turn to U.S. for training

    Mar 6, 2010

    Six Iraqi soldiers looked up intently at the diagram on the white board as they crowded around the makeshift operating tables. Then, looking down at their surgical pads, they deftly took up surgical needles to practice their technique. It was practice involving nothing more than boneless chicken fillets, but the senior medical providers representing three brigades within the 14th Iraqi Army Division acknowledge the advantages nevertheless.

  • Key Army leaders visit U.S. Army Africa, discuss importance of citizen Soldiers

    Mar 6, 2010

    Senior Army leaders received an update on U.S. Army Africa's progress during recent visits to the command's headquarters in Vincenza, Italy.

  • Bracing against the cold in Muthanna

    Mar 6, 2010

    Much of the population of Muthanna Province faces serious hunger and health issues that only worsen during the winter months. As this winter approached, the Muthanna Provincial Council asked the U.S. State Department's Provincial Reconstruction Team to help provide essential supplies and aid for their people in need. Company A, 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, Task Force Pathfinder, assigned to assist the Muthanna PRT's reconstruction efforts, responded.

  • Medics pass-on life-saving skills

    Mar 6, 2010

    As U.S. forces continue to assume more of a supporting role in Iraq, the Iraqi Department of Border Enforcement is assuming greater responsibility for retaining security and safety along the border with Iran. The mission can be dangerous, as smugglers attempt to bring weapons and foreign fighters into the country.

  • Maysan police attend counterfeiting course

    Mar 6, 2010

    Counterfeiting of U.S. currency is a prevalent problem throughout the world, and Iraq is no exception. Counterfeiting presents a multi-faceted threat in Iraq, where it both destabilizes the economy and funds terrorist activities.

  • Honorable John McHugh visits TRADOC

    Mar 5, 2010

    The Secretary of Army visits TRADOC.

  • 10th Cavalry Regiment hosts children's deployment fair

    Mar 5, 2010

    The 10th Cavalry Regiment stationed at Fort Carson and readying for deployment held a children's deployment fair for the Families of the deploying Soldiers.

  • Soldiers and Families Gobble Up 2,000 Free Steaks

    Mar 5, 2010

    Volunteers donated and cooked 2,000 steaks, free of charge, for Soldiers and families of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Medical Brigade, and 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) during the Fort Hood Community Strong event Mar. 3 at the Freeman Dining Facility.

  • 4th Engineers get beefy welcome home

    Mar 5, 2010

  • Ex-Pro Football Star Relates Power Of Soldier's Soul

    Mar 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Brian Holloway gave the secret of his success on the football field during Team Redstone's African American/Black History Month program Feb. 22. "You lay the soul of a Soldier on top of the passion of a playmaker you will never ever, ever, ever be stopped," said Holloway, a former Stanford All-American and five-time NFL All-Pro.

  • 'Black Hawk Down' pilot rises above challenges

    Mar 5, 2010

    Before focusing on the message he was delivering at Redstone Arsenal's National Prayer Luncheon on Friday, retired Chief Warrant Officer Mike Durant thought he should give his audience the "short version" of what is widely known as his "Black Hawk Down" experience.

  • Concern for fellow Soldier prevents suicide

    Mar 5, 2010

    A chance phone call late one evening, coupled with prompt actions of personnel at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, helped a Soldier in crisis on the other side of the world. They informed SWCS leadership and contacted individuals whom they knew to be in a position to facilitate help. The unique structure of the U.S. Army allows each Soldier to form an extensive database of contacts from previous and current assignments.

  • JTF-Haiti prepares to readjust its forces

    Mar 5, 2010

    Seven weeks after the earthquake that rocked the nation of Haiti, the U.S. military is preparing to readjust its forces as the government there and non-governmental organizations exercise more and more control.

  • Arsenal Archaeologist Really Digs His Job

    Mar 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Digging in the dirt may seem like child's play, but for Ben Hoksbergen, it's his career. As Redstone Arsenal's only archeologist, Hoksbergen has a prime opportunity to get down and dirty with Redstone's rich history. The north side of Martin Road near Indian Creek has become a site for archeological exploration. This site is part of a series of digs that will happen along Martin Road due to the future "Martin Road expansion project," where Martin Road will be widened from two lanes to four lanes from Rideout Road to Zierdt Road. The expansion project stems from BRAC-related Arsenal growth and the increase of Arsenal employees living in Madison and using Gate 7.

  • 'He Left A Legacy That We will All Remember'

    Mar 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Husband. Son. Brother. Soldier. Leader. Patriot. Friend. "Those simple but profound words are the essence of a man who left an indelible mark on all of us," said retired Maj. Gen. Jim Cravens. Cravens' description of his longtime friend and professional colleague, retired Lt. Gen. Larry Dodgen, recalled a military leader who loved the Army and the Soldiers under his command. That theme resonated throughout a Feb. 25 memorial service at Bicentennial Chapel for Dodgen, 60, who died from a heart attack while playing tennis on Feb. 20.

  • Army approaches million unmanned flying hours

    Mar 5, 2010

    The Army is fast approaching one million hours of unmanned aviation flight with its unmanned aerial systems.

  • Musicians entertain Fort Carson troops with serious I. A.M. Strong message

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - A free concert and comedy show Feb. 24 entertained the crowd with rhythm and blues, jazz and hip-hop, but unlike most concerts, this show focused on a serious issue.

  • Terrorism Grows Within U.S. Borders

    Mar 5, 2010

    The threat of the nation's homegrown terrorist movement came into full view Feb. 23 during a Space and Missile Defense Command security awareness briefing by a spokesman for the world's most comprehensive data center on radical Islamic terrorist groups. Flashing picture after picture of alleged terrorists representing various radical Islamic groups on a large projection screen, Stephen Landman of The Investigative Project on Terrorism told his audience that there are several "homegrown extremists and radical terrorists" in the U.S. who encourage terrorism throughout the world, and who actively recruit and raise funds for terrorist groups.

  • Natick Garrison welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Mar 5, 2010

    With the passing of the noncommissioned officer sword, Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Allen accepted the responsibility as the new U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Natick senior enlisted advisor.

  • Fifth-Graders Send Thanks To Deployed Soldiers

    Mar 5, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In the weeks to come, Soldiers in Afghanistan will receive a long-distance hug from students at Madison's Heritage Elementary. Cupid will travel an extra long way to deliver the Valentines for Troops, the care package outreach of Heritage Elementary's fifth-grade class. Students of the school came together in February to collect and bag the special goodies for the Soldiers.

  • 'Warrior' spouses complete 1st ACB spur ride

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As the Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, prepare to return home from Iraq in late March, the unit's rear detachment and a few 1st ACB spouses have found a way to build momentum, enthusiasm and heart pounding anticipation for what is sure to be a glorious homecoming for 'their' returning heroes.

  • Russia to host U.S. Army Band for first time

    Mar 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army Band's Brass Quintet is gearing up to travel to Russia in April. This is the first time a contingent from the Army Band has traveled to the country.

  • Fort Bragg Family stays strong through loss

    Mar 5, 2010

    Teresa Priestner addressed a small crowd of widowed military Families at the ribbon cutting of Fort Bragg's Survivor Outreach Service Building Jan. 3; delivering sentiments of loss and a few words of encouragement to the modest group. Nearly four years ago, Priestner's husband, Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Priestner, was killed in a helicopter crash.

  • Studies show younger people using inhalants

    Mar 5, 2010

    Nationally, the Inhalant Prevention Coalition promotes Inhalants and Poisons Awareness Week during the week of March 15-21 as an educational campaign to let people know the dangers that can lie dormant, until it's too late. Most items classified as inhalants are available in the average home. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health defines them as "liquids, sprays and gases that people sniff or inhale to make them feel good." Whether it be huffing, sniffing or bagging, there are different methods people use to produce to a desired level of inebriation.

  • WWII paratrooper visits Fort Bragg

    Mar 5, 2010

    Edwin S. Persons, a former paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division, isn't able to boast about the hundreds of jumps that many of today's paratroopers have. He doesn't have to. His two combat jumps speak for themselves - Normandy, France on D-Day and Holland during Operation Market Garden.

  • Tomb Badge Ceremony

    Mar 5, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl Horst, commanding general JFHQ-NCR and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, with Staff Sgt. John Wolfe who serves as a Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Wolfe received the honored Tomb Badge # 579. During the ceremony on March 4, 2010 at Arlington National Cemetery, Wolfe repeated the sentinels' creed. The Tomb Badge is the Army's rarest as only 579 have now been issued.

  • Soldiers attend leader seminar at Fort Bragg

    Mar 5, 2010

    No two days in the Army are ever the same, but Soldiers, who serve in positions of leadership, must show consistency over the long haul. It's one of the messages delivered by Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps, to about 200 Soldiers of the 82nd Sustainment Brigade at its leadership seminar Feb. 24.

  • Air Compassion For Veterans

    Mar 5, 2010

  • Military sport bike course available on post

    Mar 5, 2010

    The Military Sport Bike Rider Course (MSRC) hosted by the Installation Safety Office, Fort Campbell is offered to Soldiers and DA civilians. The daylong course is currently offered every other Wednesday on post at 6470 53rd St. and Wickham Avenue.

  • Green Berets keep on teaching past retirement

    Mar 5, 2010

    Decades-old portraits line the walls of Bank Hall, paying homage to those distinguished members of the regiment who have been recognized for their individual contributions to the unparalleled and illustrious history of Special Forces. Current employees at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School may recognize some of these men who have continued servicing our nation by bringing that level of excellence to the training at SWCS.

  • Medal of Honor recipient memorialized at Fort Bragg ceremony

    Mar 5, 2010

    A man who was among our nation's most revered and decorated veterans was memorialized in a ceremony Feb. 19, on Fort Bragg. The late Col. (Ret.) Robert L. Howard died Dec. 23, 2009 after more than 50 years of government service - 36 of which he served with the U.S. Army. An Opelika, Ala. native, Howard is the only Soldier in our nation's history to be nominated for the Medal of Honor three times for separate combat actions as a member of the Special Forces between 1968 and 1969.

  • Fort Bragg dining facilities, DOL winning combination for Connelly Awards

    Mar 5, 2010

    In six years, Fort Bragg DFACs have won nine times in three different categories, including this year's winners, 82nd Airborne Division Special Troops Battalion and U.S. Special Army Special Operations Command. Behind all the chefs, tasty dishes and customer service is a dedicated team from the Supply and Service Division of the Directorate of Logistics to help them rise to the top.

  • 3rd Sqdn learns counterinsurgency techniques from 162nd Inf Bde

    Mar 5, 2010

    As part of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division's predeployment training for their upcoming mission to Afghanistan, the 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment was the first Fort Polk unit to fully take part in a counterinsurgency, or COIN, and combat advising academy led by the Directorate of Cultural Influence and Counterinsurgency from the 162nd Infantry Brigade.

  • Dental Soldiers compete for top honors at Fort Bragg

    Mar 5, 2010

    Each year, Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the U.S. Army Dental Command compete to be named the "Best Warrior." Fort Bragg hosted this year's contest from Feb. 15 to 19, where seven Soldiers and seven NCOs representing all the regions in DENCOM fought for top honors.

  • IMCOM commander thanks Soldiers, Families

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of Installation Management Command, paid Fort Campbell Soldiers and Families a visit Thursday, along with his wife Sarah.

  • Rebuilding Together Veterans Housing

    Mar 5, 2010

  • Afghanistan St. Pat's Day race connects with home station event

    Mar 5, 2010

    4th Inf. Div. Soldiers connect with race in Colorado Springs on St. Patrick's Day.

  • Fort Bragg engineers assist in Haiti humanitarian efforts

    Mar 5, 2010

    The massive earthquake that devastated Haiti Jan. 12 left death, destruction and a country in ruins. The disaster also caused many military and civilian agencies to respond to the needs of the Haitian people. Taking part in the effort were 11 U.S. Army engineers from Fort Bragg's 20th Engineer Brigade, who supported the humanitarian effort in several different ways.

  • Squadron training offers full spectrum of opportunities

    Mar 5, 2010

    While the troop commander conducted a "social" call with the town's mayor, the platoon leader prepared to distribute food and medical supplies to anxious villagers wearing traditional Afghan garb. This was one of many scenes played out during a 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, full-spectrum operations training exercise, dubbed Operation Slugger Slam. The squadron conducted the exercise in the eastern corner of Fort Polk's training area during the first week of February.

  • Senate resolution celebrates women in military

    Mar 5, 2010

    During the Joint Services Women's History Month Observance on Capitol Hill Thursday, a Senate Resolution to recognize the accomplishments of women in the military was presented and then accepted by a female wounded warrior.

  • Fort Rucker Travel Extravaganza offers vacation savings

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those daydreaming of breaks away from everyday life can explore affordable vacation opportunities during the 22nd annual Travel Extravaganza Wednesday at The Landing.

  • Battle action complex holds close to environmental regulations

    Mar 5, 2010

    North of Fort Polk in Peason Ridge is the Digital Multi-Purpose Battle Action Complex, a 240-acre tract of land replete with cameras for recording military exercises and delivering after action reviews. The DMPBAC is one-of-a-kind as far as battle simulation. Every mobile target is battery operated and everything is remote-controlled at the site. The facility deals with aerosol, paints, petroleum oils and lubricants. Despite a number of possibly hazardous materials on hand at the operations center, DMPBAC and Siegfried Milerski, an electronics technician at the site, earned recognition for full environmental compliance from Fort Polk's Environment and Natural Resources Management Division Feb. 19. Since Milerski joined Oak Grove, the subcontractor to Raytheon that runs DMPBAC, three years ago, DMPBAC has seen no reportable environmental accidents.

  • Fort Bragg benefits from stimulus money

    Mar 5, 2010

    If Fort Bragg is a fine-tuned machine, then money is the oil that helps keep the machine running smoothly. Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Fort Bragg received about $95 million at the Directorate of Public Works and $4.2 million at the Directorate of Logistics.

  • Knocking down doors - Fort Rucker Special Reaction Team trains, grows its ranks

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Weighed down by 75 pounds-plus of protective gear, ammunition, weapons and other equipment, 6th Military Police Detachment Special Reaction Team members barged into a Johnson Street home in Bowden Terrace at Fort Rucker Feb. 25.

  • CSA visits Mountain Post

    Mar 5, 2010

    The Army chief of staff visited the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, March 4, to learn how the brigades are preparing for their upcoming deployments.

  • Combined Federal Campaign exceeds goal

    Mar 5, 2010

    When the Combined Federal Campaign of Southeastern North Carolina kicked off in September, collectors had hoped to meet a $2 million goal. Instead, they exceeded it - again. Last June, the Combined Federal Campaign of Southeastern North Carolina received special recognition from the White House for its 2008 pledges totaling more than $2.5 million.

  • Army officials urge severe weather readiness

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Even though tornados strike with little time to react, proper planning can help minimize the after effects if disaster strikes.

  • Fort Rucker's Lyster Clinic requests patients cancel early

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Lyster Army Health Clinic staff lost significant revenue in 2009 because of 7,185 patients not arriving for scheduled appointments that revenue could have been used to obtain more services to better care for beneficiaries, according to clinic officials.

  • Get a job -- summer season provides aquatic jobs at Fort Rucker

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- When schools close for the year, teenagers and young adults nationwide search for part-time or seasonal work. Those looking for summer employment at Fort Rucker can jump start the process by participating in lifeguard certification classes this month.

  • Federal Voting Assistance Program -- training thousands to help millions

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- An estimated 70 unit-level voting assistance officers attended Federal Voting Assistance Program Training classes here Feb. 25 to learn how to help Soldiers vote via absentee ballots in upcoming elections.

  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance Program

    Mar 5, 2010

  • Fort Rucker's 1-58th AOB welcomes new 'guardian'

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Sgt. Maj. Jason Palfreeman became the senior noncommissioned officer Feb. 26 for the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion "Guardian Eagles," also known as the first Army AOB to deploy to a combat theater.

  • Fort Rucker BOSS members hit the slopes

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers members are known for their many community service efforts around post; however, even those most dedicated to helping others sometimes need to take breaks for themselves.

  • N.D. KFOR Soldier finds a 'Nych' for language: Ukrainian expatriate Spc. Ivan Nychoporuk a

    Mar 5, 2010

    North Dakota Soldier and Ukrainian expatriate Spc. Ivan Nychoporuk amazes people in Kosovo with his linguistic skills while serving with Kosovo Force (KFOR) 12 in Multi-National Battle Group-East.

  • Women's History Month: Today's Guard Members Continue to Blaze Trails for Future Leaders

    Mar 5, 2010

    This lineage of women leaders continues to grow in all branches of the U.S. military, including members of the N.D. National Guard. Females in uniform continue to break down barriers, proving that they are as vital to mission success as their male counterparts while setting the stage for future women leaders.

  • From Deployment to Chemo: Guardsman Reflects on her Incredible Journey

    Mar 5, 2010

    Not many people would consider themselves lucky when they get cancer. Fewer would look at their experience as an inspirational journey filled with an array of vivid memories and life lessons. And only the exceptional few would find humor in their illness. Senior Airman Theta Olson is the exception. She won her battle with cancer, but that's not the story here. Our story is how this 21-year-old woman overcame a life-threatening illness with spunk and dignity, never missing a moment to laugh.

  • Vanguard Focus preps 4th IBCT for Iraq

    Mar 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division kicked off its first collective training exercise at Fort Stewart, Feb. 22. The operation dubbed Vanguard Focus is preparing nearly 3,500 Soldiers for an upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Advanced Media Training: New CGSCAca,!E+seminar puts students in spotlight

    Mar 5, 2010

    A new program at the Command and General Staff College is putting its students in the hot seat in front of reporters. Advanced Media Training is a four-hour seminar that gives Intermediate Level Education students training on giving press conferences, live interviews with members of the press and using social media.

  • Wowing with Frau POW: High school robotics team gears up for international competition in Las Vegas

    Mar 5, 2010

    Future engineers were hard at it Feb. 19 making last minute adjustments before crating and shipping this year's entry in the 2010 FIRST Robotics Competition.

  • Wowing with Frau POW

    Mar 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Future engineers were hard at it Feb. 19 making last minute adjustments before crating and shipping this year's entry in the 2010 FIRST Robotics Competition.

  • Scout training aids Iraqis in becoming air mobile qualified

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - With the advent of the helicopter, airborne military operations became centered on the concept of strategic mobility, or getting the maximum number of Soldiers into the area of operations in the shortest amount of time.

  • Combined Arms Center welcomes new commander

    Mar 5, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr. assumed command of the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth at a ceremony March 3 in the Lewis and Clark Center's Eisenhower Auditorium. Caslen, whose last duty assignment was as commander of the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii, replaces Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, who left in November to take command of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.

  • Stewart-Hunter Leaders kickoff AER campaign

    Mar 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The Army Emergency Relief announced the kickoff of the 68th annual AER Campaign, March 1. The campaign, which runs from March 1 through May 15, began at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield with a small, early morning ceremony over donuts and coffee at the Fort Stewart Army Community Service building.

  • Wiesbaden chaplain assistant is USAREUR's best

    Mar 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" A U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Soldier earned recognition as U.S. Army Europe Chaplain Assistant of the Year 2009 coinciding with the Centennial of the Chaplain Assistant.

  • GA National Guard units return to Fort Stewart from Afghanistan

    Mar 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Georgia's 1st Squadron, 108th Cavalry is the third group - and so far, the largest - of Georgia's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team to arrive at Truscott Air Terminal from their year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The more than 400 citizen-Soldiers touched down in two waves, with some coming in around 11:15 p.m., Feb. 28, and the remaining troopers at about 3 a.m., March 1.

  • North Dakota Guardian - March 2010 issue

    Mar 5, 2010

    The North Dakota Guardian is an authorized publication for members, Families and retirees of the N.D. National Guard Inside This Issue: A Dynamic, Relevant Force (Pgs. 8-9): March is Women's History Month. Women in the N.D. National Guard play important and vital roles as Soldiers and Airmen. Profiled here are just a few of the many prominent female leaders within the organization. They have answered the call to serve and are an inspiration to future leaders. A Story of Strength (Pgs. 10-12): Senior Airman Theta Olson has had one eventful year. She deployed to Kuwait and while there was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Olson, always upbeat and optimistic, never gave up and come out of her battle with the disease stronger than ever. Speaking in Tongues (Pgs. 14-15): Spc. Ivan Nychyporuk, of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) 12, knows five different languages and his linguistic skills are used regularly as he serves with the N.D. National Guard on a yearlong mobilization to the Balkans.

  • DeWitt provides health care via e-mail, text messaging

    Mar 5, 2010

    Health care providers at DeWitt Army Community Hospital recently launched a new initiative providing patients and families a venue to get answers to their medical questions without scheduling appointments.

  • Be aware of suspicious activity where you live and work

    Mar 5, 2010

    Current world events have forced Americans to raise their awareness of suspicious activity while at work and in their daily lives.

  • Battalions transfer authority

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Reserve battalions used to conduct one station unit training for the 198th Infantry Brigade swapped leadership roles during a relief-in-place transition of authority ceremony Friday at Sand Hill's Kannell Field.

  • OSAA welcomes McClure as new CSM

    Mar 5, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey McClure assumed his new role with the Operational Support Airlift Agency Friday, replacing outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Angry during a change of responsibility ceremony at Davison Army Airfield.

  • 641st MTC inactivated

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 641st Mobilization Troop Command formally ceased operations Monday during an inactivation ceremony outside Ridgway Hall.

  • AAFES opens new firearms counter

    Mar 5, 2010

    Residents and non-residents of Fort Belvoir who are authorized AAFES customers may now purchase firearms at the new Home and Garden Center firearms counter that opened Feb. 24.

  • Mock billing starts: Post residents to participate in Live Army Green program

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Mock billing for residents of McGraw, Patton and Upatoi villages started Monday.

  • Armor artifacts roll in

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - It'll be another 18 months before all the pieces are in place, but Fort Benning is showing more signs of Armor.

  • AFAP a gem for Army, Families

    Mar 5, 2010

    The depot's Army Community Service hosted its annual Army Family Action Plan Conference here Feb. 16 and 17 to pore through local quality-of-life issues submitted by Department of the Army civilians, Soldiers, retirees and Families.

  • Rabbi advocates 'outside-the-box' thinking at Belvoir's prayer breakfast

    Mar 5, 2010

    Rabbi Niles Goldstein lectures across the country and abroad on issues concerning spirituality, values and leadership. His travels brought him to Fort Belvoir last week, as the one-time Army chaplain was in town promoting his latest book, "The Challenge of the Soul - A Guide to the Spiritual Warrior."

  • Fort Rucker celebrates diversity during Black History Month

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hundreds of community members celebrated diversity at Fort Rucker, in the Army and around the country Feb. 26 during the post's annual African-American/Black History Month luncheon at The Landing.

  • Turbine engine mechanics show versatility

    Mar 5, 2010

    Twenty mechanics from the turbine engine value stream are helping to repair 310 Stryker vehicles between December 2009 and June 2010. The program, a partnership between General Dynamics Land Systems and Anniston Army Depot, shows the flexibility of the turbine engine workforce as they adapt their work to a wheeled, diesel vehicle.

  • Defense Distribution Center commander tours DDAA

    Mar 5, 2010

    Marine Brig. Gen. Peter Talleri, commander of Pennsylvania-based Defense Distribution Center, visited the depot Feb. 23 to view the operations of Defense Distribution Depot Anniston, also known as DDAA.

  • Love tells how his dream came true

    Mar 5, 2010

    Robert "Butterbean" Love spoke of the power of dreams to nearly 400 depot employees during two events on Feb. 11 at Anniston Army Depot.

  • Fort Rucker DFMWR competition seeks to tone, shape community

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Warm weather and accompanying beach trips will soon arrive, and to motivate community members' to prepare their bodies for improved health, bikinis and swim trunks, the Beach Body Bingo contest began March 1.

  • North Dakota National Guard Launches New Web Site

    Mar 5, 2010

  • Depot, community exercise active shooter response plan

    Mar 5, 2010

    The depot hosted off-depot emergency response personnel here Feb. 17 to exercise measures that would be taken on depot and in the surrounding community if an active shooter incident were to occur on the installation.

  • Fort Rucker puts action in AFAP process

    Mar 5, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker leadership and staff put some action in the local Army Family Action Plan process by closing all but two of the 10 issues raised during the October conference.

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