Archive: Mar 2010

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  • Fort Bragg youth help people of Haiti

    Mar 19, 2010

    Sometimes, making change in the world means you have to make change - the cold, hard kind to be exact. That's what the children at the Cook Child Development Center have done. For the past few weeks, the children here have been collecting money to donate to the Red Cross' Haiti relief efforts. The effort was dubbed "Pennies for Haiti" and concluded Friday.

  • Fort Bragg mothers take daughters out for tea

    Mar 19, 2010

    Fowery dresses, tea and tiaras make for a perfect girls' day out. Mothers and daughters gathered at the 10th annual Armed Services YMCA Mother/Daughter Tea and Fashion Show on Sunday.

  • Civil Affairs Qualification Course makes exercise authentic as possible

    Mar 19, 2010

    The fire crackles in the cold afternoon air; a violent sound among the hushed voices of the civilians and Soldiers sharing its warmth sets the scenario for the exercise. Just a short distance down the road, Forward Operating Base Freedom has been established as a part of Operation Certain Trust. Civil Affairs teams are working with residents to broker a peace and reclaim the prosperity that Freedom Village once enjoyed. This is the state of affairs presented to students during the culmination exercise for the Civil Affairs Qualification Course and the Psychological Operations Qualification Course at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School's Camp Mackall on Fort Bragg. A strained peace was recently broken when armed Muslim militants arrived and encroached upon the divided but subdued community. Previously disarmed by the U.S. Army, the Arabic and French-speaking Muslim and English-speaking Christian residents had lived in relative peace for years. Now the Christians have been pushed to a small residential area on the outskirts of the village.

  • Soule misses second Paralympic medal

    Mar 19, 2010

    Former Soldier Andy Soule missed the medal stand Wednesday by just more than a minute in the men's 12.5km on the final day of the biathlon competition at Whistler. As the only competitor to shoot four perfect rounds of five shots each, Soule could not catch the Russians in the final lap and finished 1:15.2 outside of third place.

  • Actress delivers theatrical message of literacy

    Mar 19, 2010

    Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux, president and CEO of her own non-profit organization, Flying Geese Productions, which specializes in educational entertainment, performed a riveting and true account of the life and times of Harriet Tubman. Her company, founded in 1997, currently performs various characters in history and develops literacy programs at schools, colleges, military bases, churches or where ever needed.

  • Fort Rucker Soldier celebrates women's history, creates her own

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Women's History Month, running through the end of March, recognizes dedicated female servicemembers who make contributions to their country. One of these women is Spc. Keely Misemer, a C Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment air traffic controller at Hunt Stagefield. The young Soldier has reached many personal goals and recently garnered installation recognition for her service.

  • On the air

    Mar 19, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Don Dees rehearses a script before a live radio break on AFN Iraq's Freedom Radio.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers, Families plan summer journeys

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Sweethearts planned honeymoons and Families scheduled cross-country vacations during a one-stop shopping experience at the 22nd annual Travel Extravaganza March 10. Forty-eight vendors filled The Landing, offering 1,078 Soldiers and Families steep discounts on this year's travel plans.

  • Fort Rucker, community course teaches teens safe driving skills

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A new joint-effort between Fort Rucker and Wiregrass leaders aims to save youngsters' lives by mitigating many vehicle collisions and wrecks. Car crashes result in too many untimely teenage deaths annually, according to local and installation officials. The National Traffic Safety Academy's Collision Avoidance Training program began in Dale County in early March to teach teens advanced defensive driving techniques.

  • Historic theater to gain new life under $16.9 million BRAC renovation, expansion project

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- After sitting vacant for more than two decades, one of the first dedicated movie theaters built by the U.S. Army in the United States is about to begin a journey back in time.

  • Herschel Walker visits with WTU

    Mar 19, 2010

    Soldiers in Fort Belvoir's Warrior in Transition Unit were treated to a presentation from one of the NFL's greatest running backs Tuesday, when Herschel Walker visited the installation to speak about brain disorders.

  • Staying safe means avoiding complacency

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Al Qaeda, Taliban, extremists of all shapes and beliefs, sexual predators, identity thieves, active shooters, gangs, disgruntled employees - Americans don't have to look far for threats to themselves and their loved ones. At any time and in any form, that threat could be right next to someone. The biggest threat to people's security is complacency, according to Michael Whittaker, installation antiterrorism officer.

  • Herschel Walker visits Warrior Transition Unit

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Soldiers in Fort Belvoir's Warrior in Transition Unit were treated Tuesday to a presentation from one of the NFL's greatest running backs when Herschel Walker visited the installation to speak about brain disorders.

  • Fort Rucker anglers pan for tourney gold

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It may be bass fishing that draws the most attention, but anglers aiming for a different challenge can catch one March 27 when they participate in Outdoor Recreation's Pan Fish Tournament.

  • Fort Rucker's 'Flatiron' welcomes more UH-72A Lakotas

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Air Ambulance Detachment "Flatiron" officials continue modernizing their fleet as they phase out Vietnam-era UH-1 Hueys, replacing them with new UH-72A Lakota helicopters, at Cairns Army Airfield.

  • Roller boogie: Families rock the rink at Carson Skate Night

    Mar 19, 2010

  • 470th DISE teams roll to support Task Force Haiti

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade continue to provide a variety of intelligence support to relief efforts in Haiti. Even as the first of the brigade's Soldiers deployed to Haiti have returned, others continue to deploy in small teams along with U.S. Army South personnel. Among these are the Deployable Intelligence Support Element teams of the 401st MI Company's Analysis and Control Element.

  • Employees learn job search tips from Fort Rucker marketing workshop

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- In celebration of Women's History Month, installation leaders hosted the Marketing "You" for Your Job Search Workshop March 11.

  • Ready to rumble - Fort Rucker officials revamp combatives training

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Pinned to the ground and trapped under an "attacker," Capt. Andrew Herzberg grabbed his opponent's wrist, cupped his enemy's elbow and raised his own right leg. Cocking his head back in search of a good landing spot, Herzberg bowled his adversary over and gained the upper hand, inflicting the same "torment" he just endured.

  • A rich heritage: Battalion reflects on past ahead of inactivation

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry Regiment, can trace its heritage back more than two centuries - when the United States was a burgeoning power on the world stage and Soldiers still wielded sharp bayonets.

  • JBM-HH to Participate in Cherry Blossom Festival

    Mar 19, 2010

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall welcomes the arrival of spring with its participation in the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebration which begins March 27 and runs through April 11 throughout Washington D.C.

  • Taking a shot at perfection

    Mar 19, 2010

    Darryl Williams (far right, Number 1), nephew of Barry Williams, a recreation assistant with the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation, shoots a basket during the final regular season game of the intramural basketball tournament held March 10 at the Neal Fitness Center on Fort Gillem. Williams is a member of the Atlanta Vets team, which finished the regular season with a 13-0 record. The tournament playoffs will run through March, with the championship game scheduled March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neal Fitness Center.

  • Wounded Warrior -- Fort Rucker Black Hawk instructor inspires others

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Growing up in the Pennsylvania hills, Kevin Reigel watched the skies, dreaming of the day he could become a pilot. Shortly after realizing that dream, an Iraqi terrorist attack took that away from him, but thanks to the Army Wounded Warrior Program, Reigel now enables the dream to live on in current UH-60 Black Hawk students.

  • Fort Carson Soldiers give back to community

    Mar 19, 2010

    4th Inf. Div. Soldiers reach out to community by helping at soup kitchen.

  • Women's History in the Making

    Mar 19, 2010

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall held its Women's History Month observance at Spates Community Club Wednesday.

  • Leaders look at road ahead in Iraq

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Iraqi authorities were "clearly out front" in providing security during the country's recent national elections, but the mission is not over as the groundwork continues being laid for an eventual pullout of U.S. forces, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team leaders said during a video teleconference Monday.

  • Investing in the community

    Mar 19, 2010

    Third Medical Command Soldiers 2nd Lt. Lindaann Galeai (rear left), information systems officer, and 1st Lt. Prince Anyanwu (rear right), internal review officer, pose with third-grade teacher Bridgett Jefferies (rear center) and her students at Church Street Elementary School in Riverdale. The Soldiers participated in the "Men Do Read" celebration March 2 in honor of "Dr. Seuss" Day.

  • Fort Rucker's 1-145th D Co. shoots down Eagles

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment's basketball team displayed masterful shooting and rebounding skills in an explosive first half, leading to a 67-48 win over War Eagles March 10.

  • First Army Deputy Chief of Staff Visits Rock Island Arsenal

    Mar 19, 2010

    It wasn't a first-time trip to Rock Island Arsenal for Jimmie Ring, deputy chief of staff for First Army, when she visited March 2 and 3 to look at the Army's ongoing headquarters remodeling effort. Ring attended middle and high school in Bettendorf, Iowa, and her father, Marv Cotton, retired from the Arsenal.

  • Army bids farewell to senior executive

    Mar 19, 2010

    The Army bid an official farewell March 12 to Troy E. Gilleland Jr. in recognition his almost 39 years of dedicated federal service. Gilleland's service ranged from an enlisted Soldier to a commissioned Army officer and from a DA Civilian employee to a member of the Senior Executive Service.

  • YouthForce mentors help students thrive

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. - High school can be a tough time for many children, a time when hormones kick in, peer pressure increases and thoughts arise about the fast-approaching future.

  • Here & There: St. Patrick's Day race spans two continents

    Mar 19, 2010

    Sister races were run in Colorado Springs, Colo., and FOB Fenty in Afghanistan in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

  • McPherson employee wins Army journalism award

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT MCPHERSON, Ga. - Many of you have seen Kevin Stabinsky, the assistant editor of the "Sentinel," around the installations at one time or another.

  • Army Wounded Warrior Community Support Network

    Mar 19, 2010

  • Census important to military, civilian communities

    Mar 19, 2010

    Chances are good that by now, you've received notice that the 2010 census will be delivered to you soon. You may even have received your copy of the census. While your first thought might be to file the document with your other "junk mail," doing so would be a major mistake.

  • Hire Individuals with Disabilities--Access the Possibilities

    Mar 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) should reflect the rich diversity of America and provide opportunities to persons of all backgrounds, origins, and abilities. It is in this light that we stress the importance of using the resources, talents, and skills of one of the country's untapped resources, people with disabilities.

  • 324th ESB toubleshoot data links during COMEX

    Mar 19, 2010

    Signal Soldiers with the 324th Signal Batallion (Expeditionary) brought all their companies together to conduct a communications exercise at Fort Gordon, Ga., where the 324th ESB and their brigade headquarters, 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, are located.

  • Base relocation expo brings Third Army's future home here

    Mar 19, 2010

    From 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., March 17, The Commons at Fort McPherson became a miniature version of the city of Sumter, S.C., when more than 50 businesses, schools, recreation activities and other institutions from the city came to educate Soldiers, Civilian employees and Family members relocating to Shaw Air Force Base what awaits them following the 2011 closing of Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem in accordance with the Base Relocation and Closure Act.

  • Driving simulators prepare troops for real thing

    Mar 19, 2010

    Troops driving commercial vehicles between bases in Kuwait are driving on the world's most dangerous highways according to the Traffic National Strategy, but there's a program here to help combat gruesome road conditions. Area Support Group-Kuwait now offers Army safe driver simulators to all troops who sign up for the training. Driving instructor Malcom McCalmon says driving simulators may give troops a way to combat the threats of driving before anyone actually gets hurt.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers begin return from Afghanistan

    Mar 19, 2010

    Nearly 150 82nd Airborne Division Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers arrived to a sea of cheering Family members and friends at Pope Air Force Base's Green Ramp Tuesday, marking the beginning of the unit's return from its one-year deployment to Afghanistan.

  • National Guard must maintain readiness, McKinley tells panel

    Mar 19, 2010

    A new threat environment means a transformed National Guard should maintain its force following drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Guard's highest-ranking general said Wednesday.

  • Silver Star Families of America

    Mar 19, 2010

  • MCoE to welcome post CSM

    Mar 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - CSM James C. Hardy will become the second NCO to serve as the senior enlisted for the Maneuver Center of Excellence when he replaces CSM Earl Rice in a change of responsibility ceremony behind Ridgway Hall, Building 35, at 10 a.m. March 29.

  • 'Iron Hammer' battalion honors schools for support

    Mar 19, 2010

    In the past few months, the Soldiers and officers of 121st Brigade Support Battalion "Iron Hammer" were sent numerous care packages, sketches and art projects from students of Skyline Elementary and Lincoln Elementary schools, located in Canon City, Colo.

  • Mayor cell keeps living areas safe and clean for Soldiers

    Mar 19, 2010

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - Although the time is quickly approaching for the Soldiers of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) to re-deploy home to Oregon, the mayor cell at logistics support area Anzio on Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, must continue its mission until all Soldiers have left theater.

  • Under Secretary of Army visits Joint Task Force-Haiti

    Mar 19, 2010

    During a visit to Haiti March 18, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visited with troops in Joint Task Force-Haiti.

  • Energy conservation: Study, leaders show everyone can contribute

    Mar 19, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden and Baumholder officials are urging community members to be more mindful of individual energy consumption and to look at ways to reduce overall energy expenditure.

  • Turkey joins Multi-National Battle Group-East

    Mar 19, 2010

    The nation of Turkey officially has joined Multi-National Battle Group-East in the overall mission to provide safety and security and freedom of movement anytime and anywhere in Kosovo.

  • USAREUR Chaplain puts focus on perseverance at Kosovo Prayer Breakfast

    Mar 19, 2010

    U.S. KFOR Soldiers joined the command chaplain of U.S. Army Europe in a discussion on perseverance during March 17 a prayer breakfast here. The prayer breakfast, featuring USAREUR Chaplain (Col.) Charles R. Bailey, was the third held so far this year at Camp Bondsteel, headquarters of Multi-National Battle Group-East (MNBG-E).

  • 'Grand Rounds' in Strpce/Shterpce focuses on restoring breathing

    Mar 19, 2010

    A multi-ethnic crowd of health professionals learned about techniques to restore breathing at a "Grand Rounds" event here March 16. Capt. Eugene Vajna, Orlando, Fla., spoke at the event about the emergency use of drugs to help open airways. Vajna is the nurse anesthetist for Multi-National Battle Group-East and provides all anesthesia services at Camp Bondsteel's hospital.

  • Retired Soldier recounts history of all-black Ranger company

    Oct 13, 2011

    At 15, most kids are just beginning to think about life outside of high school. That wasn't the case for retired 1st Sgt. Edward L. Posey. At that age, his mother was dead and his father's health was failing. Posey had to become the man of the house, so he decided to join the U.S. Army in 1947. He volunteered to join 2nd Ranger Infantry Company, which was made up of black paratroopers from Posey's first unit and the 80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion

  • Testing for Expert Infantryman Badge

    Mar 18, 2010

    Old Guard Soldiers began testing for the Expert Infantryman Badge at Fort A.P. Hill on Thursday, March 18.

  • U.S. Army Africa commander meets South African military leaders

    Mar 18, 2010

    Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett III, commander of U.S. Army Africa, visited South Africa on March 7, 2010 for a week-long tour, marking his first visit to that country.

  • Engaging Senior Leaders in Africa

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> U.S. Army Africa is increasing partnership efforts in Africa through a series of senior leader engagements, part of the command's strategy to build solid relationships with African military leaders that will ultimately lead toward the goal of strengthening professional African land forces capable of supporting security, stability and peace in Africa. Senior leader interactions are one of the tools Army components traditionally use to execute capacity-building efforts. U.S. Army Africa engages senior African officers to encourage follow-on initiatives such as military-to-military familiarization events and combined exercises.

  • Spyder Monkeys win MCCC Mega Bowl

    Mar 18, 2010

    After recording a 6-0 regular season record, the Spyder Monkeys capped off a perfect season defeating Los Conquistadores 10-7 in the Maneuver Captains' Career Course Mega Bowl No. 6 March 11 at Doughboy Stadium.

  • Presidio recognizes CFC participants

    Mar 18, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Participants in the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign here gathered for a recognition ceremony hosted by the Presidio Garrison at the Munakata Hall Auditorium March 3.

  • Sand Hill cadre take on their own tests

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The leaders of 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, mustered well before sunrise Friday to lock up in the inaugural CSM Quarterly Physical Fitness Challenge at Sand Hill.

  • Columbus Blue Devils blank Pacelli Vikings

    Mar 18, 2010

    The Columbus High School Blue Devils (Region 2-AAA) defeated the Pacelli High School Vikings (6AA/A) 8-0 Monday at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex. After several missed shots by the Blue Devils, Blue Devil Nathan Harrison scored on a penalty shot nine minutes into the first half to lead 1-0. The Vikings had a chance to score on a penalty kick, but missed, while the Blue Devils' Chase Braxton added one more goal during the final seconds of the first half, increasing Columbus' lead to 2-0 at the half. Both teams battled back and forth for the ball in the second half. In the second half, Matt Majestic, Paul Anderson and Tyler Chappel added goals for Columbus. Braxton finished the game with a goal, sealing the 8-0 win. "We had a lot of chances the first half and we could have put them away a lot earlier in the game, but we kept kicking (the ball) right at the keeper - he made six or seven saves," Blue Devils head coach Tom Perry said.

  • Adventure race at Kings Pond

    Mar 18, 2010

    Mud, briars, and a little rain didn't stop 16 teams from competing Saturday in the first Fort Benning Adventure Race at Kings Pond. "We didn't know what to expect when we arrived here - what the course was like or what we would have to do," said Sean Reeves, from Fort Rucker, Ala., who has never competed in an adventure race before. "It turned out to be a lot of fun." Teams of two and three completed two skill tests. One test involved shooting an azimuth across Kings Pond to find different points. In the other test, teams used two wooden boards and a piece of rope to carry a full water cooler around a course - without dropping more than four inches of water. And they couldn't touch the handles or nozzle.

  • Fourth-graders plant oak

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "We're out here to help a new tree start living," said 9-year-old Spencer Messerick, one of more than two dozen fourth-graders who gathered Monday on the lawn outside Wilson Elementary for an oak tree planting.

  • Bucket Fillers at Loyd volunteer

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - They give hugs. They collect donations. They smile at people. Those are some of the simple ideas behind being a bucket filler, said Linda Turner, the counselor at Loyd Elementary School and club facilitator for the Bucket Fillers.

  • Loyd students think green

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "Can you LRAP' Yes, we can!" The signs started appearing in the hallways of Loyd Elementary School about three weeks ago. Students tried to guess what LRAP stood for by asking their teachers for hints. Then the secret was out.

  • Faith Middle School presents: Happily Ever After & Holka Polka!

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Gnomes, princesses, wicked witches and the big bad, though perhaps just misunderstood, wolf - you'll see it all at Faith Middle School's annual dinner theater Friday.

  • 'Last boxer standing' sets sights on Olympics

    Mar 18, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla. - Last summer, Fort Sill's first boxing smoker in 10 years revealed a new arena of competition for 22 Soldiers; now, only one, Sgt. Louie Gibbs, remains in the ring. Tuesday Gibbs flew to Fort Huachuca, Ariz. intent to qualify for the all-Army boxing team, the first rung on a ladder of goals Gibbs hopes will lead him to the Olympics.

  • Fort Sill gives computers to local schools

    Mar 18, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla. - y thousands of people on Fort Sill use a computer for work every day. With a two-year warranty on each computer, and increasing Army demand for better systems, the lifecycle isn't very long. When these computers are replaced with new and improved versions, the old ones aren't lost in a sea of hardware at the Directorate of Logistics. They are recycled. Instead of throwing the machines away or selling to the highest bidder, the computers are donated to local schools as part of the Computers for Learning program.

  • MILAIR gives another option to travel

    Mar 18, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla. - Did you know, although many military and Department of the Army civilians travel on official business, not everyone is aware of the military air flight option. Let's say you were just notified that your commander will be traveling to Fort Leavenworth, Kan. in two weeks to attend a conference . Your first course of action is to check airline flight schedules and determine which schedules and flight costs meet DoD contract standards. You take into consideration that to fly commercially, the commander will drive his or her personal vehicle to the Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport, check in and undergo luggage and personnel screening prior to boarding a flight bound for the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

  • Soldiers place sights on paintball

    Mar 18, 2010

    690th Medical Company retuned home Christmas Day and was the third to participate in the Army's Warrior Adventure Quest program at Fort Benning.

  • Fort Sill graduates first gender-integrated class

    Mar 18, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla.-Inspiring doesn't even begin to describe the first gender integration training graduation held March 12 at the McMahon Auditorium in Lawton, according to the participants and friends and family who attended. Barriers between sexes didn't exist in E Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery as both males and females shared outstanding achievements.

  • Potential paratroopers tackle Tower Week

    Mar 18, 2010

    With one week of Airborne instruction behind them, students in C Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, moved on to training week two, better known as Tower Week.

  • Fort Sill targeted by Joint Precision Airdrop System

    Mar 18, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla. - Lawton and Fort Sill residents will notice an increase in military transport jets as Altus Air Force Base aircrews begin using the post's range for drop zone training starting today. Aircrews flying C-17 Globemaster III cargo jets will perform their Joint Precision Airdrop System, or JPADS, training mission in the South East Corner, which is in South Arbuckle Range.

  • The Defense Language Institute awards 5,000th Associate of Arts degree

    Mar 18, 2010

    On March 18, the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) celebrated the awarding of its 5,000th Associate of Arts degree to Pfc. Tyler Rasmussen.

  • Recreation complex, dog park open

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Hundreds turned out for the grand opening of the youth recreation complex and new dog park on post Saturday.

  • LRC

    Mar 18, 2010

  • Sill learns benefits of p.m. PT

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.-The 75th Fires Brigade received a house call from a doctor last month and to their relief, they were given a clean bill of health. Dr. David Segal came to Fort Sill but he wasn't checking for things like the flu. Instead the focus was on the strains caused by the current operation tempo on Soldiers and ways to find a cure.

  • From civilians to Soldiers: Weeks Four and Five

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - "The golden rule of basic training is you get what you put into it," said PV2 Jonathan Dunlap. "Put in 110 percent and you will reap the rewards."

  • Giant horses big hit at Stewart's Bits & Bridle

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales horses have been staying at Fort Stewart's Bits & Bridle riding stables this week, causing a steady stream of horse lovers and Families with small children to come by the stables to see the giant horses. Hitch master, Hans Jager, said their six-man crew always travels with 10 Clydesdales and a Dalmatian named Barley, which are transported in three colorful tractor-trailer trucks.

  • Women's History Month: Putting on her game face

    Mar 18, 2010

  • Air Assault Academy opens on the heels of Crew Chief Academy graduation (part 1 of 4)

    Mar 18, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - On the heels of the Afghan National Security Forces Crew Chief Academy's first graduation, the ANSF Air Assault Academy opened its doors during a ceremony at Bagram Airfield, March 6 .

  • Herschel Walker shares personal challenge with Guard members

    Mar 18, 2010

    Sports superstar Herschel Walker visited Army National Guard members to share his story about overcoming a mental illness and to help others understand the stigmas surrounding mental health disorders.

  • 2/69 Soldiers say goodbye to fallen comrade

    Mar 18, 2010

    CONTINGINCY OPERATING STATION KALSU, Iraq - They gathered in the COS Kalsu chapel with heavy hearts in somber silence. The tiny chapel was filled to capacity, but the overwhelming stillness that filled the small building signaled the somberness of the event.

  • Duckworth, Vaught inducted into Army Women's Foundation hall of fame

    Mar 18, 2010

    The Army Women's Foundation inducted two new members into its hall of fame Wednesday following the Army Women in Transition Symposium on Capitol Hill.

  • 1/10 FA Regt farewells fallen Soldiers

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>CONTINGENCY OPERATING STATION KALSU, Iraq </b>- Members of the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, filed into the auditorium at Contingency Operating Station Delta, Iraq, for a memorial ceremony, March 12.

  • Marne Soldiers lead the way at Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>Hilton Head Island, S.C.</b> - Marne Soldiers were at the forefront as they marched and drove up-armored vehicles down the streets of Hilton Head Island, S.C., participating in the city's 27th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 14. The Soldiers were greeted with loud cheers and zealous waves from many of the estimated 20,000 spectators who lined the streets to watch this year's festivities.

  • Stewart, Hunter hold annual community showcases

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - Helping keep Soldiers and Family Members informed about quality activities and events in the Georgia, Florida, and the Carolina areas was the objective of this year's Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Regional Information Sharing Forum/Community and Travel Showcase held March 10 at Club Stewart and March 12 at the Hunter Club.

  • 90th Human Resources returns home

    Mar 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> - The 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division welcomed back nearly thirty 90th Human Resources Company Soldiers at Cottrell Field, March 14.

  • Maj. Gen. Cucolo discusses drawdown, election

    Mar 18, 2010

    In a conference call from his headquarters in Northern Iraq March 11, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, commanding general of Task Force Marne and U.S. Division-North, as well as the 3rd Infantry Division, told reporters that the number of troops in his area of responsibility will decrease from 22,000 to 8,600 by Sept. 1.

  • Chapel program helps couples reconnect after deployment

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - The Fort Leavenworth Chapel Community's "Faith-Based Solutions to the Combat Experience" is a program for couples. The chapel uses "The Combat Trauma Healing Manual" and "When War Comes Home," both published by Military Ministry Press.

  • 470th MI Brigade information gathering aids Haiti response

    Mar 18, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Members of the teams that quickly deployed to Haiti in response to the Jan. 12 earthquake have returned with a first-hand accounts of what they experienced. Edgardo Ortiz, a Military Intelligence Civilian Excepted Career Program agent with the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, led one of two counterintelligence (CI) teams deployed by the brigade. They supported XVIII Airborne Corps when it assumed its role as Joint Task Force (JTF) Haiti to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations and assist the United Nations in those efforts.

  • Camp Withycombe green remediation techniques result in $5 million cost avoidance

    Mar 18, 2010

    Camp Withycombe, Oregon Army National Guard, wins installation award for environmental restoration category in Secretary of the FY 2009 Army Enviornmental Awards Program

  • Forces Command staff face deadline on whether to move

    Mar 18, 2010

    For the past two weeks, more than 700 U.S. Army Forces Command employees have been considering their options ahead of an April 1 deadline to decide if they want to move with their headquarters.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT scientist part of award-winning program team

    Mar 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Dr. Brian Strickland, chief scientist, directed energy applications, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, has been recognized by Aviation Week magazine as a part of the Army/High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office Joint High-Power Solid State Laser program team selected as the winner of the 2009 Aviation Week magazine's Laureate Award in the Information Technology/Electronics category.

  • Operation Bold Impact

    Mar 18, 2010

    Recently, the Expeditionary Contracting Command conducted a contingency contracting exercise, Operation Bold Impact, at Fort Riley.

  • Eighteen Months of Preparation Lead to Alaskan Missile Test

    Mar 18, 2010

    Missile launch at 25 below zero.

  • Owners should be mindful of four-legged friends

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--Whether you live with Fido, Felix or Fluffy, you probably consider your pet a family member. Because they're part of your family, you most likely want to ensure they're receiving the best care and treatment possible.

  • 73rd Engineer Company Soldiers do biathlon training

    Mar 18, 2010

    The training started with Soldiers doing a ten kilometer march up Birch Hill carrying up to 50 pounds of gear.

  • New tax rules for children of divorced or separated parents

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--For tax years beginning after July 2, 2008, the 2009 tax season for most taxpayers, new rules allow the custodial parent to take away the right of the non-custodial parent to claim the child as a dependent for tax purposes.

  • Army Reserve Unit Utilizes Innovative Method to Expedite Supply Distribution in Afghanistan

    Mar 18, 2010

    The 484th Joint Movement Control Battalion, an Army Reserve Unit based out of Springfield, MO expedited the distribution of supplies throughout Afghanistan using rotary and fixed wing aircraft, host nation truck movements, container management and movement control operations.

  • WTU gains new leader

    Mar 18, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Huachuca said farewell to one of its founders and welcomed its new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 9, at Murr Community Center.

  • Guardsmen Volunteer to Help a Deployed Soldier's Family

    Mar 18, 2010

    While a North Dakota Guardsman is deployed to Kosovo, his family in Lisbon, N.D., faces the threat of flooding. Last year, Sgt. Darin Zins was home to help. This year, Guardsmen volunteered their time to help his family move furniture out of the basement and build a sandbag dike in the backyard. "When Guard members are gone and their families need help, we help them out," the noncommissioned officer in charge said of the project.

  • Step into the Darkness: New perspectives in STEM

    Mar 18, 2010

    The recent Maryland Junior Science and Humanities program at Morgan State University is just one of the Army's outreach efforts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. These efforts are helping to build the next generation of scientists and engineers for the Army.

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