Archive: Mar 2010

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  • Army product manager releases key findings from integrated capabilities event

    Mar 1, 2010

    The U.S. Army product manager released its final report on Feb. 25, containing key results and lessons learned from the integration of Army networks and systems during the execution of its annual C4ISR system-of-systems integrated capabilities event last summer.

  • Broncos emphasize mental health during CSA visit

    Mar 1, 2010

    The leaders of the Bronco Brigade met with Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. in a roundtable discussion about Comprehensive Soldier Fitness during his recent visit.

  • Commander's Conference

    Mar 1, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl Horst, commanding general JFHQ-NCR and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, hosted the installation and major subordinate commander conference at the National Defense University at Fort McNair, Washington, DC, February 24, 2010.

  • Inside Knowledge: When lightning strikes

    Mar 1, 2010

    Spring is just weeks away and, as the weather gets warmer, most training activities will move outdoors. Numerous hazards are associated with outdoor training during the spring and summer months, most notably heat injury. Sometimes, however, Soldiers fall victim to a dangerous force of nature - lightning, which is just as lethal as heatstroke but much less predictable.

  • Army Reservist claims All-Army championship

    Mar 1, 2010

    Close to 300 Soldiers from all elements of the Army descended on Fort Benning Feb. 20-27 to take part in the 2010 All-Army Small Arms Championships, the preeminent marksmanship training and competition event the Army has to offer. Army Reservist Sgt. 1st Class Russell Moore, 2nd Battalion, Small Arms Readiness Group, Camp Bullis, Texas, withstood strong competition and unpredictable weather to win the 2010 Overall Individual Championship, his second in a row.

  • G-6 launches 'Apps for the Army' challenge

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Army announced its first internal applications-development challenge. The program, called "Apps for the Army," or A4A, gives Army personnel the opportunity to demonstrate their software- development skills.

  • Fort Monmouth personnel grapple with tough decisions as fort closure looms

    Mar 1, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- Family considerations play a big role for Fort Monmouth personnel as closure of the garrison approaches.

  • Tomah VA Medical Center therapists observe rollover training at Fort McCoy

    Mar 1, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Three physical therapists from the Tomah (Wis.) Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center visited and observed the Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer (HEAT) training session at Fort McCoy to learn how to better treat servicemembers for injuries sustained in a Humvee rollover. The training session conducted by the 1st, 340th Training Support Battalion, 181st Infantry Brigade was for personnel training to deploy to Southcentral Asia in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. The HEATs are Humvee cabins, minus engines, transmissions and wheel assemblies, that can be rotated 360 degrees to simulate a rollover of that vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle are taught how to respond in that event.

  • Deployed Sustainers re-enlist in Haiti

    Mar 1, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Joint Logistics Command - Haiti Soldiers deployed in support of Operation Unified Response gathered on U.S. Army vessel LSV 1 to re-enlist Feb. 27. Nineteen Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3rd Sustainment Command, Fort Eustis's 7th Sustainment Brigade, and Fort Lewis's 56th Multifunctional Medical Battalion raised their right hands and recited the oath of enlistment with Col.(Promotable) Robin Akin, the 3d Sustainment Command's commanding general who presided over the event.

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    Mar 1, 2010

  • Haiti Heroes: Col. Steven J. Feldmann

    Mar 1, 2010

  • Dr. Biden Prepares Care Packages for Guard Families

    Mar 1, 2010

    Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, joined USO volunteers here Feb. 23 in putting together care packages for the families of 3,000 Florida National Guard servicemembers who will deploy in the coming weeks

  • 8th U.S. Army Commanding General

    Mar 1, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., Commanding General, 8th U.S. Army

  • Fair judging, 412th TEC Soldiers

    Mar 1, 2010

    412th TEC Soldiers volunteer to judge Vicksburg, Miss. School District annual Science fair

  • Half-marathon honors fallen warriors

    Mar 1, 2010

    Service members from all military branches came together for the Fallen Soldier Half-Marathon Feb. 27 to pay tribute to those who died in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, despite the constant rain.

  • PEO Soldier Quarterly Media Roundtable - March 2

    Mar 1, 2010

  • Feb. 25, 2010- HASC Testimony Opening Remarks (as delivered)

    Mar 1, 2010

  • What's New in PEO Soldier: Media Roundtable to Focus on Soldier-as-a-System

    Mar 1, 2010

    The roundtable series, called "What's New in PEO Soldier," provides an opportunity for members of the media to have a face-to-face discussion with key officials within PEO Soldier, the Army acquisition agency responsible for developing, procuring, and fielding virtually everything a Soldier wears or carries.

  • Army launches 'Apps for the Army' challenge

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Army has announced an internal applications-development challenge, dubbed "Apps for the Army" or A4A. Open to all Soldiers and Army civilians, A4A offers Army personnel the opportunity to demonstrate their software-development skills and creativity. Top submissions will be recognized at the LandWarNet Conference in August. Winners will receive monetary awards from a cash pool totaling $30,000.

  • Half-marathon honors fallen warriors

    Mar 1, 2010

    CAMP TAJI - One after another they ran through the wet and slippery streets, their bodies caked in drying mud, foraging ahead to the finish line at their own speed.

  • U.S. engineers train Haitians to assess building damage

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Naval Facilities Engineering Command partnered with Army engineers, Navy Seebees, and engineers from the Air Force to train Haitian engineers on building assessment, to ensure Haitian citizens are living in structurally-sound buildings.

  • WHCR Hosts Gulf War Tribute at Brucker

    Mar 1, 2010

    The White House Commission on Remembrance held a tribute to military personnel who perished during the Gulf War at Brucker Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 21. The event recognized the 19th anniversary of the conflict, which included those who served in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Provide Comfort.

  • Army Emergency Relief campaign begins

    Mar 1, 2010

  • WWII vet receives Bronze Star for service

    Mar 1, 2010

    As a young man of 25, John Wilpers was a member of the 308th Counter Intelligence Corps when he helped capture Japanese Gen. Hideki Tojo, who served as prime minster from 1941 to 1945 and was wanted for war crimes.

  • Military OneSource offers free tax filing

    Mar 1, 2010

  • Soldiers to get new cammo pattern for wear in Afghanistan

    Mar 1, 2010

  • 2010 Army Posture Statement

    Mar 1, 2010

    America's Army continues to answer the Nation's call, as it has since it was established nearly 235 years ago. Today our Army is fighting two wars, assisting other nations as they build their own security capacity, supporting civil authorities at home, helping the people of Haiti rebuild after a devastating earthquake, and preparing to deter and defeat new threats.

  • Pueblo Chemical Depot completes environmental assessment - 60-day public comment period starts Feb.

    Mar 1, 2010

  • Paratrooper makes first jump with 1-82nd Airborne in Iraq

    Mar 1, 2010

    Private 1st Class Matthew Fram did not expect to make his first jump after airborne school with 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq. The chemical specialist with Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist), made his first jump since graduating from the U.S. Army Airborne School at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Feb. 16.

  • Army communicators play critical role in supporting civil affairs operations in Haiti

    Mar 1, 2010

    Soldiers assigned to the communications directorate for the Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command have played a critical role in supporting Civil Affairs and other humanitarian operations conducted in Haiti during Operation Unified Response.

  • U.S. Africa Command and the Principle of Active Security

    Mar 1, 2010

    In 2000, the Zambezi River experienced significant flooding, and the nation of Mozambique was ill equipped to deal with the humanitarian disaster that followed. Homes were swept away, thousands of people were displaced, and 700 perished, leading to the deployment of a U.S. civilian disaster assistance response team and U.S. military forces to provide medical assistance and security to help Mozambique stabilize the situation. Although floods on the Zambezi have been routine, Mozambique had developed neither the infrastructure nor the response capabilities to handle such tragic events. Consequently, the episode caused tension between the government and the people. Left unresolved, this tension could have led to instability.

  • TF Marne elite compete in biathlon

    Mar 1, 2010

    Forty-two of the toughest Soldiers Task Force Marne has to offer competed in a grueling test of wills as they participated in the task force's first biathlon held at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, Feb. 27.

  • New policy authorizes social media access, with caveats

    Mar 1, 2010

    Attention all Facebookers, Twitter tweeters and YouTubers: a new Defense Department policy authorizes you to access these and other Web 2.0 platforms from nonclassified government computers, as long as it doesn't compromise operational security or involve prohibited activities or Web sites.

  • Former Soldier drives USA 1 to Olympic gold in four-man bobsled

    Jan 24, 2014

    Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb ended Team USA's 62-year gold medal drought in Olympic bobsleigh competition by driving Justin Olsen, Steve Mesler and Curtis Tomasevicz to victory in the four-man event Saturday at Whistler Sliding Centre.

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