Archive: Apr 2010

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  • Mysteries Solved: Mortuary Affairs Personnel Undergo Training to Find, Identify, Recover Human Rema

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 15, 2010) -- To the personnel on site, they were barely visible but recognizable enough to warrant proceeding with meticulous caution.

  • Stevenson quote 23AUG

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 31JUL

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 26JUL

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 28JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 21JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 16JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 14JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson quote 1JUN

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • March 19, 2010- Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association address

    Apr 15, 2010

  • Stevenson quote 14MAY

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Stevenson Quote 30APR

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Team Lee eyes future with technology

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 15, 2010) -- Fort Lee will experience a 30 percent increase in population as it consolidates the Fort Eustis Transportation School, Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance Schools from Redstone Arsenal, Ala., with its existing training centers to form the U.S. Army's Sustainment Center of Excellence.

  • Still time to get H1N1 vaccines

    Apr 15, 2010

    Non-active duty TRICARE Prime enrollees face a deadline at the end of this month if they want to get vaccinations against H1N1 influenza from a non-network provider without a referral from their primary-care managers.

  • Chili cook-off raises money for AER campaign

    Apr 15, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala - The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command raised $480 for the Army Emergency Relief campaign during a chili cook-off April 8.

  • Soldier Show returns to APG May 9

    Apr 15, 2010

    The Army's premier "entertainment for the Soldier, by the Soldier" song and dance production - the U.S. Army Soldier Show - returns to Aberdeen Proving Ground for one performance 7 p.m. May 9 at the Post Theater. The show is free and open to the public.

  • Polish victims remembered in Benelux

    Apr 15, 2010

    MONS, Belgium - A U.S. Army Polish American chaplain helps bring peace to members of NATO who are mourning the loss of their president, military leaders and others who perished in a plane crash April 10 in Russia.

  • U.S. Army South supports Operation Unified Response

    Apr 15, 2010

    Beginning in March, U.S. Army South deployed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to provide support to the Joint Task Force-Haiti headquarters in support of Operation Unified Response. As part of the headquarters element of Joint Task Force-Haiti, Army South assists in providing leadership and coordination for military personnel in Haiti and liaison with the lead federal agency, USAID and other non-governmental organizations, as needed. "This is what we are trained to do," said Army Maj. Gen. Simeon Trombitas. "We have the capabilities and the personnel needed to provide and sustain trained and ready army command and control headquarters for the full spectrum of military operations in Haiti." More than 150 Soldiers from Army South joined the soldiers currently on the ground in Haiti supporting Operation Unified Response. Support includes soldiers with specialties in engineering, medical support, operations, logistics, security and intelligence.

  • Reserve Medical Soldiers Rise to Become the Army's Top Medic Team

    Apr 15, 2010

    Two Army Reserve Soldiers were named the top medic team in the Army during the 7th Annual Expert Field Medical Competition (EFMC).

  • Warrior Games athletes train in archery

    Apr 15, 2010

    Swish ... thunk! A line of Soldiers sends arrow after arrow into a series of round targets 30 meters away. Their true targets, however, are much higher, for these are warriors recovering from injuries. They hope to bring home medals from the first Warrior Games and, beyond that, to show that their injured bodies can still be successful at physical endeavors.

  • Stevenson quote 16APR

    Apr 15, 2010

    LTG Mitchell H. Stevenson

  • Mine detection 'not a lost art' Engineers attend refresher training to maintain skill

    Apr 15, 2010

    Soldiers from 1192nd Engineer Company recently took part in important training to refresh and maintain their skills in mine detection. The five-day course, offered by the U.S. Army Engineer School located on the Victory Base Complex, is conducted on a regular basis and teaches Soldiers mine identification in both daytime and nighttime environments. Soldiers must be able to identify all the mines presented during the course in order to pass.

  • Street evacuated after UXOs found

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Nearly 50 residents and employees were evacuated from the housing area Tuesday morning after construction workers uncovered eight 1940s-era 75 mm rounds from a construction site.

  • Under siege: police stop mock attack

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- On the morning of April 7, Fort Jackson's Directorate of Emergency Services personnel responded to a distress call regarding a pseudo-shooter who had taken over a building on post.

  • New BCT POI: Training core skills well

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- More than eight years of war have taken a toll on the Army - not only on the Soldiers fighting in combat, but also on the way new Soldiers learn their trade in Basic Combat Training.

  • Familiar ring: Local West Point graduate reunited with keepsake after nearly five years

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Keeping with family tradition, Capt. Alan Maszarose, assistant operations officer with the 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. A member of the Class of 2003, one of his proudest moments during his time in the academy was "ring weekend" at the beginning of his senior year, when "firsties" are presented their class rings.

  • NCO earns TRADOC top honor

    Apr 15, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- For the first time in Fort Jackson's history, a noncommissioned officer from the U.S. Army Soldier Support Institute has been named TRADOC NCO Instructor of the Year.

  • Albert Schweitzer tournament wraps up in Germany

    Apr 15, 2010

    MANNHEIM, Germany - If someone had predicted a week ago that a German team would be facing Australia in the championship game, their sanity and knowledge of basketball may have been questioned. But that's exactly what happened in the final match of the 25th Albert Schweitzer Basketball Tournament at the Benjamin Franklin Village Sports Arena, in Mannheim.

  • National Guard, Reserve children get Capitol Hill recognition

    Apr 15, 2010

    When 9-year-old Valerie Gonzalez's father deployed to Kosovo with the California Army National Guard, Valerie got a grant that helped her participate in extracurricular activities.

  • KFOR tactical reserves cross train for Kosovo-wide effectiveness

    Apr 15, 2010

    a cross-training exercise with Multinational Battle Group East and Multinational Battle Group Center at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, April 12. The exercise spanned two days and its focus was familiarizing battle groups with tactics and areas of operation for maximum effectiveness in all sectors of Kosovo.

  • 2nd Infantry Division conducts live fire exercise in Korea

    Apr 15, 2010

    RODRIGUEZ LIVE FIRE COMPLEX, South Korea - Combat units from the 2nd Infantry Division participated in a live fire exercise here April 14.

  • Army National Guard Environmental Program

    Apr 14, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The paramount goal of the Army National Guard's Environmental Program is to focus on the triple bottom line of mission, community, and environment in order to sustain the maximum use of training lands and facilities to train Soldiers. The number and complexity of environmental regulatory requirements continue to increase as the availability and quality of natural resources decrease. This is being accelerated as the demand for resources grows at an exponential rate. To accomplish this goal the Army National Guard strives to move beyond compliance by integrating sustainability, incorporating cost effective pollution prevention practices into daily operations, preserving cultural and natural resources while increasing available training lands, and identifying and remediating contamination from past practices.

  • M-ATVs to replace Humvees in Afghanistan, vice says

    Apr 14, 2010

    The mine resistant ambush protected all terrain vehicle, or M-ATV, is on its way to Afghanistan to replace the up-armored Humvee. "It will not be too long before we will be able to get everybody who can be out of the up-armored Humvee into the MRAP ATV," said Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. General Peter W. Chiarelli.

  • What does your T-shirt say about Sexual Assault Awareness Month'

    Apr 14, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "Design a T-shirt that promotes sexual assault prevention and awareness," were the words posted at a utility table placed near the entrance to the Presidio's Combs Dining Facility here at lunchtime April 2.

  • Holistic fitness, a family affair

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program takes a holistic approach to fitness by optimizing five dimensions of strength: Physical, Emotional, Social, Spiritual and Family.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Henry W. McElreath

    Apr 14, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Henry W. McElreath

  • Army technology blog gains features

    Apr 14, 2010

    Finding information on the latest and greatest technology researchers are developing for American Soldiers is part of the daily news at the official Army Technology Live blog.

  • Battle command network to be tested at WSMR

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 14, 2010 - Members of the Program Executive Office for Integration and the Future Force Integration Directorate are preparing for an extensive test mission on White Sands Missile Range and Fort Bliss that will see the use of new tactical and communications equipment.

  • WSMR wins safety award

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 1, 2010 - White Sands Missile Range has been recognized as one of the safest installations in the Army and will receive the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff, Army Exceptional Organization Safety Award for the 2009 fiscal year.

  • Army Suggestion Program saves money and time

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 1, 2020 - Ideas submitted through the Army Suggestion Program at White Sands Missile Range have saved the range thousands of dollars and many labor hours. The Army Suggestion Program is a new age suggestion box for improvements in daily job tasks available to all of WSMR personnel online. Employees whose ideas are implemented in their field can receive monetary compensation as well as an award presented during the Garrison Staff meeting for helping to save time, money and in some occasion's lives.

  • Auto Skills Center taking care of Families

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 1, 2010 - The Auto Skills Center here is offering to help military spouses, whose loved ones have or will deploy, stay safe by caring for and maintaining their vehicles.

  • Sanitation training a must for deploying units

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 8, 2010 - Good field sanitation can be a key part of keeping a unit combat effective, especially a deployable unit.

  • Marksmanship training includes historical lesson

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 1, 2010 - WSMR Soldiers improved their marksmanship skills and trained up on long range accuracy with the help of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association March 8-12 at the Dona Ana Range Camp.

  • Solar furnace could save Earth

    Apr 14, 2010

    White Sands Missile Range test facilities are being used by scientists to develop methods for saving the world.

  • Army releases March suicide data

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Army released suicide data Wednesday for the month of March.

  • Software enhances sharing

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., March 11, 2010 - White Sands Missile Range is enhancing the ability of its employees to share information through the use of Microsoft's SharePoint.

  • Head Hunters train new troops in MOUT

    Apr 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division tested their cordon and search skills, here, at a military operations on urban terrain (MOUT) training site April 10.

  • WSMR support invaluable in Airborne Laser intercept

    Apr 14, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., March 11, 2010 - The Airborne Laser Testbed will be used as a pathfinder for the nation's directed energy program following the successful shoot-down of a ballistic missile in its boost phase Feb. 11 in California.

  • "Ironhorse" Soldiers attend marriage retreat in San Antonio

    Apr 14, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Making a relationship work takes time, communication, commitment and effort. Leaders from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held a series of Strong Bonds Marriage Retreats, here, to help spouses build stronger marriages and improve the quality of their relationships.

  • New 'Black Jack' command team focused on basics

    Apr 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers welcomed a new commander, Col. John Peeler, and fare welled Col. Ryan Gonsalves during a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field, here, April 9.

  • Army preparing for mountainous, battalion-sized test

    Apr 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army is planning a rigorous, large-scale Limited User Test of its Increment 1 Early Brigade Combat Team technologies at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., later this year. The evaluation will test robots, sensors, UAVs and a battlefield network in Afghan-like mountainous terrain.

  • Reserve officer retires with a bang!

    Apr 14, 2010

    Lt. Col. Russell Taylor fired the ceremonial cannon at a retreat ceremony during which he was retired after 28 years' service.

  • Secretary of Army gives 'thumbs up' to resilience course

    Apr 14, 2010

    Giving Soldiers tools to deal with realistic scenarios are central to the Army's Master Resilience Trainer course, or MRT, in Philadelphia where Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Tuesday.

  • Tobyhanna program honors servicemembers

    Apr 14, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa.--Tobyhanna Army Depot established the Warfighter of the Quarter Award to strengthen the ties between warfighters and the Tobyhanna work force, which repairs, maintains and integrates many of the high-tech systems used by the Armed Forces to accomplish their missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.

  • Combat hospital staff welcomes Iraqi doctors during medical information exchange program

    Apr 14, 2010

    Iraqi medical professionals at Yarmouk Hospital had to cut short a tour for U.S. doctors and Soldiers when an Iraqi Army soldier suffering from a gunshot wound was suddenly brought into their ward. As doctors from the hospital rushed to save the soldier's life, the Americans witnessed firsthand how the Iraqi medical system operates.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers visited by state representatives

    Apr 14, 2010

    Army leaders and state and local representatives visited the 811th Ordnance Company in Rainelle, W.V., to discuss concerns about healthcare, mobilization, training and employer relations with Soldiers and their families.

  • Chesnutt a hit at Humphreys

    Apr 14, 2010

    HUMPHREYS GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Veteran country music singer Mark Chesnutt performed at the Super Gym here April 9, entertaining a crowd of about 900 during the second leg of a three-stop tour through Korea.

  • Internet-Based Capabilities enhanced on U.S. Army Europe networks

    Apr 14, 2010

  • Corps of Engineers assesses ways to bring water to Afghan people

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Afghanistan Engineer Districts assess water capture methods in arid southern Afghanistan to determine where dams should be built to capture and move rain water.

  • Military Veterinarians in Iraq Tracking Animal Care Electronically

    Apr 14, 2010

    In January, military veterinarians in Balad began documenting animal care electronically using the same system used by providers to chart the care for Soldiers-Medical Communication for Combat Casualty Care (MC4).

  • American Soldiers honored by Republic of Korea Army

    Apr 14, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Three U.S. Soldiers were awarded badges of honor by the Republic of Korea Army at a ceremony here April 14 to commemorate their distinguished service in support of ROK-U.S. aviation.

  • Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan keeps up with troop surge demands

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Corps of Engineers Bagram Area Office has stepped up military construction projects in support of the U.S. troop surge in Afghanistan. Projects include barracks and hangars for large aircraft.

  • AED-N holds battle drill to test response readiness

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Afghanistan Engineer District - North held a Special Teams Battle Drill, designed to test the abilities of the district's newly-trained combat lifesavers and those of new members of critical response offices, such as operations, intelligence and personnel.

  • Vietnam vet, decorated pilot prepares to wrap up Iraq deployment

    Apr 14, 2010

    It's a heady rAfAsumAfA: war hero, veteran pilot, commercial pilot, safety officer, father, grandfather, husband and - most recently - projects officer: with such an extensive list of credentials to his name, one would expect this Soldier to be incredibly busy.

  • BIGSHOTS: AED's MRAPs aid Quality Assurance checks, preparedness

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Afghanistan Engineer District - North acquired MRAPs to assist area, resident and project offices scattered across the country to gain better visibility of the more than 300 ongoing projects in the country.

  • BIG SHOTS: AED's MRAPs aid Quality Assurance checks, preparedness

    Apr 14, 2010

    The Afghanistan Engineer District - North acquired MRAPs in order to assist with quality assurance checks of its more than 300 ongoing projects throughout the country.

  • 'Daddy's girl' visits 1/82 AAB NCO while in Iraq

    Apr 14, 2010

    Sgt. Siobhan Eastman headed to Camp Liberty April 8, where she linked up with Shakir, a liaison officer for 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Eastman, the supply sergeant for Company B, 37th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade, 18th Airborne Division in Joint Air Base Balad, received a supply mission to Camp Liberty. While there, she made good on a tradition the two of them have maintained for years: father-daughter date night.

  • Hooah Fitness Challenge sweats the fat

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Warriors and their Family members along with Civilians who placed high in Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Hooah Fitness Challenge were given awards during a ceremony held April 8 in Casey Garrison's Warrior's Club.

  • Soldier receives degree using CLEP

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Sgt. 1st Class Jorge Guzman was lauded for completing 18 College Level Examination Programs and Dantes Subject Standardized Tests April 9 in Red Cloud Garrison's Freeman Hall.

  • Harsh weather preparations on track in Korea

    Apr 14, 2010

    Every year Korea experiences seasonal rains from June 1 through Sept. 30. Monsoons, or rainy seasons, are a shift in wind direction, which causes excessive rainfall. These rains can cause floods, which are one of weather's most deadly hazards.

  • Red Cloud Garrison and Dongducheon City sign memorandum

    Apr 14, 2010

    (From left) Cho, Yi Hyun, Mayor Oh, Sea Chang, and Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, Red Cloud Garrison commander, sign a Memorandum of Agreement in Dongducheon City Hall April 7 detailing the responsibilities of both the city of Dongducheon and Red Cloud Garrison for sewer line renovations affecting Casey Garrison.

  • Arbor Day plants roots of friendship in Kolsandong

    Apr 14, 2010

    Lt. Col. Richard Fromm, USAG-Casey commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Nidal Saeed, USAG-Casey command sergeant major, Brent Abare, USAG-Casey deputy garrison commander, and residents from Kolsandong Village throw shovels of dirt on the roots of a newly planted cherry tree in celebration of Arbor Day April 5 in Kolsandong Village. The event served to plant the roots of friendship and support among Soldiers and the community of Kolsandong as well as celebrate the good relationship Soldiers and the community have had in the past.

  • 2ID Commander reads story to children on Red Cloud

    Apr 14, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, 2nd Infantry Division commander, read a story to military children at the Red Cloud Library April 6.

  • OpEd: 'Checking In' with location-based social media

    Apr 14, 2010

  • 'Checking in' with Location-Based Social Networks

    Apr 13, 2010

  • March 29, 2010- AUSA/IMCOM remarks

    Apr 13, 2010

  • TALON-STRIKE/Omni Fusion 2010

    Apr 13, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> TALON-STRIKE/Omni Fusion 2010 (TS/OF10) is a hybrid event conducted from April 26- May 21, 2010 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and distributed to the United Kingdom (U.K.) Land Warfare Center (LWC) and across the United States (U.S.). TS/OF10 combines TALON-STRIKE, the culminating exercise of the multi-year Future Land Operations Interoperability Study - Command, Control, Communications, and Information (FLOIS-C3I), with the TRADOC Concept Development experiment series known as Omni Fusion. TS/OF10 participation includes two U.S. brigade combat teams, a U.K. brigade, and a representative U.S. division headquarters staffed by Combined Arms Center (CAC) staff and the TRADOC Experimentation Community of Practice (CoP). TS/OF10 is conducted to explore interoperability issues, identify capability gaps and provide proposed solutions to current doctrine and emerging battle command concepts.

  • First triathlon held at Black Butte Lake

    Apr 13, 2010

    First annual Black Butte Lake triathlon held April 11, 2010. Several park rangers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District helped monitor the triathlon.

  • Huddleston makes first visit to Botswana

    Apr 13, 2010

    Deputy Assistance Secretary of Defense for Africa, Vicki Huddleston, visited government officials and the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) during her first visit to the country April 8, 2010.

  • Presence of military on the Monterey Peninsula enriches life for all

    Apr 13, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Over five years in the making, General Doe Park marks a new chapter for the Ord Military Community by one community member's thinking. Land that just two years ago housed abandoned, decrepit homes, has been transformed into a new housing park here.

  • Secretary of the Army visits Master Resilience Training

    Apr 13, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh addressed students at the Army's Master Resilience Training course held at the Universtity of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, April 13. The Army opened its own training facility at Fort Jackson, S.C., last week, and is on track to graduate 1,800 Master Resilience Trainers by the end of the year.

  • Army wins two DoD awards for environmental stewardship

    Apr 13, 2010

    Army installations earned two Department of Defense Environmental Awards for fiscal 2009, recognizing progress in natural resources conservation at Michigan Army National Guard's Fort Custer Training Center and cultural resources management at Wyoming Army National Guard's Camp Guernsey.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord WTB medevac team ready to help

    Apr 13, 2010

    It starts with waiting, on a near-empty tarmac, for the patients to arrive at the next stop on their medical journey. Most of them were medically evacuated from Iraq or Afghanistan, had spent time in Germany and the East coast, and have been on the move for the last 24 hours. Although receiving continuous medical care, many of their lives are tumultuous, as they wait to find out what will happen with their health, careers, and future overall. And the staff with the Warrior Transition Battalion's medical evacuation platoon are just the ones to help.

  • New commander of Western Region Medical Command visits Madigan

    Apr 13, 2010

    Western Regional Medical Command Commanding General Maj. Gen. Philip Volpe visited Madigan Healthcare System on a rainy Monday in late March as part of his command orientation tour.

  • Madigan honors returning Warriors with coming home ceremony

    Apr 13, 2010

    The hard work and dedication of Pates and 14 other Soldiers were recognized March 31 at a Warrior Recognition Ceremony at Madigan Army Medical Center. Ceremonies are held quarterly to honor Madigan Soldiers who are deployed individually or in small groups through the Army Medical Department's Professional Filler System.

  • Education, awareness are essentials for TBI treatment

    Apr 13, 2010

    Sgt. Shane Sherer was 12 days from leaving northern Afghanistan when a mortar round tore through a nearby vehicle and exploded about seven to 12 feet away from him. Sherer shared his story as part of a presentation at Madigan Army Medical Center recognizing Brain Injury Awareness Month, a national event that cultivates understanding about brain injuries.

  • CTSF cyclists participate in R2R ride in Central Texas

    Apr 13, 2010

    FORT HOOD, TX -- Five members of the Whitfill Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF) community rode their bicycles in support of wounded warriors in the annual Don't Mess with Texas Challenge Ride to Recovery (R2R). One of the five, Bill Crain, a C4I program specialist with the Extended Range Multi-Purpose Unmanned Aircraft System, rode the entire San Antonio to Arlington route, a tour that took an armada of 140 cyclists, most of whom with service-related disabilities, five days and 355 miles to complete.

  • ECBC workforce supports new mentorship program

    Apr 13, 2010

    Looking to make a difference in the lives of local students, nine employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center lent their support to a new six-week mentoring program that kicked off April 13 at Edgewood Middle School in Harford County, Md.

  • 3rd Annual Joint Service Drill Exhibition

    Apr 13, 2010

    Each branch of the military was represented Saturday, April 10, at the 3rd Annual Joint Service Drill Exhibition held in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), the event allowed audience members the opportunity to watch the individual services' unique styles of precise marching and crisp rifle drill. The exhibition is the only time each year to see the service drill teams at the same place at the same time.

  • DoD Telework Policy and Information

    Apr 13, 2010

    Links to information about the Department of Defense telework policy and guidance.

  • Healing is a team effort for Madigan social workers

    Apr 13, 2010

    About 70 members of Madigan Army Medical Center's Department of Social Work spent a recent afternoon at the downtown Tacoma YMCA, but they didn't go to exercise. Instead, they were taking part in team-building tasks to celebrate National Social Work Month.

  • CrossFit Program on Camp Slayer

    Apr 13, 2010

    This is one of the many exercises performed during a CrossFit training program led by Lawrence, the officer in charge of intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance, Company B, Task Force Phantom, Special Troops Battalion, United States Forces-Iraq.

  • Prostate cancer clinic provides patients one-stop shop for treatment options

    Apr 13, 2010

    To help reduce the shock and fear associated with cancer, these two departments created a Multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer Clinic to provide a simple one-stop shop for prostate cancer patients to discuss their treatment options, answer questions and get one-on-one face-time with the doctors and nurses who will have complete oversight of their care.

  • SDDC deputy commander tapped as next Chief of Transportation

    Apr 13, 2010

    The Office of the Army Chief of Staff announced today Col. (Promotable) Edward F. Dorman III, deputy commander and director of operations for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Fort Eustis, Va., will be assigned as the commander and commandant of the United States Army Transportation Center and School at Fort Eustis.

  • Army Technology Live

    Apr 13, 2010

  • Madigan employees are engaged community partners

    Apr 13, 2010

    Employees at Madigan Healthcare System take part in many different community events, but some employees go above and beyond to give back to the South Sound community.

  • Madigan throws party for 4-year-old fighting cancer

    Apr 13, 2010

    It wasn't her birthday, however it was a party to honor Abigail's fight for her life. After almost a year of treatments at Madigan Army Medical Center for rhabdomyosarcoma, a muscle cancer, Abigail has ended chemotherapy and is now in remission.

  • Army civilians earn honors at Naval Postgraduate School

    Apr 13, 2010

    Two Army civilians earned top honors at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and are particularly deserving of recognition for their contributions to their field of study and to the Army. Students Kevin P. Puma and Beth A. Scherr both graduated with distinction from the NPS Master of Science in Contract Management (MSCM) curriculum in September 2009. Puma is a recipient of the NPS Graduate School of Business and Public Policy Faculty Award for Excellence in Management (also known as the Louis D. Liskin Award for Excellence in Business and Public Policy) and successfully completed two exams toward the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) certification from the Institute for Supply Management.

  • Army wrestlers carry lofty rankings into national championships

    Apr 13, 2010

    Four U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers are ranked No. 1 in the nation in their respective weight classes as they prepare for the 2010 U.S. Open Wrestling Championships, slated for April 23-24 at the Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University.

  • 7th Cavalry troops bring books to Baghdad schools

    Apr 13, 2010

    While Soldiers from the 7th Cavalry Regiment were assisting Iraqi Security Forces with security they each took time out to present three schools with new books April 11.

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