Archive: Apr 2010

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  • Stewart, Hunter Easter Egg Hunts big fun for little kids

    Apr 8, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-More than 5,000 children and their parents gathered on four soccer fields behind Fort Stewart's School Age Services building and outside Hunter Army Airfield's Child Development Center for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, April 3. The event was sponsored by Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and is one of many events planned during April which is designated as the Month of the Military Child.

  • Three-point champion crowned

    Apr 8, 2010

    Eight shooters took to the basketball court April 3 at the Neal Fitness Center on Fort Gillem to take part in a three-point shooting contest. The contest was part of the day's festivities for the U.S. Army Garrison Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Intramural Basketball League all-star game and took place prior to the game.

  • Army sponsoring ethics competition

    Apr 8, 2010

    The U.S. Army Center of Excellence for the Professional Military Ethic is sponsoring an Army-wide ethics competition running through Aug. 15.

  • Key Issues discussed at Commander's Conference on April 1, 2010

    Apr 8, 2010

    A Commanders Conference was held for all Military District of Washington Commanders and senior staff at the Naval District of Washington on April 1, 2010. The purpose of the conference was to provide information on current and relevant operational issues for the command.

  • Fort Huachuca: Good fit for boxing

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--Why is Fort Huachuca a good fit for All-Army Boxing' That's probably a question on a lot of people's minds these days, since the All-Army Boxing Team candidates arrived on post.

  • Basketball all-star game closes out season

    Apr 8, 2010

    It was a basketball game where the outcome was determined by "boxing out." On Saturday, 14 players from the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Intramural Basketball League held an all-star game at the Fort Gillem Neal Fitness Center. The two teams, the "Yellows" and "Reds," battled down to the final seconds through two 20-minute halves, with the Yellows withstanding a last-minute drive by the Reds to pull out a 60-57 victory.

  • VA offers help with jobs

    Apr 8, 2010

    Vocational Rehabilitation story with feature on a successful candidate

  • Fort McPherson community celebrates Easter sunrise service

    Apr 8, 2010

    Chap. (Col.) Richard L. Pace, Third Army/U.S. Army Central chaplain, along with musicians Laura Mantis and Bryan Amick, led worshipers during the Fort McPherson Easter Sunrise Service.April 4.

  • Haines succeeds Travis as WTB commander, "appreciates challenge"

    Apr 8, 2010

    Change of command story of a unit still evolving in the warrior transition system. New commander spent three years as a patient before returning to active duty. See related story: WTU Battalion commander walks the talk with leadership approach to wounded warriors

  • Fort Sam's Earth Day gives post chance to reuse, recycle

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- First celebrated on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was the largest grassroots movement in U.S. history with over 20 million Americans involved in environmental activities.

  • Community rises early to celebrate Easter

    Apr 8, 2010

    There was no roof or walls, but that didn't keep people from gathering in "God's home" Easter morning to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with a sunrise service at Stephens Lake on Fort Gillem. The Easter sunrise service, in which participants celebrate Mass outside in view of the rising sun, is a religious tradition dating back to 1732, and is a powerful ceremony for believers of Jesus' resurrection, said Chap. (Capt.) Brad Godding, U.S. Army Garrison deputy chaplain, adding this belief is the foundation of Christianity.

  • Air Cav. bids Iraqi Air Force 'farewell'

    Apr 8, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Leaders from 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, U.S. Division-Center, joined with their Iraqi Air Force counterparts April 4 to bid each other farewell.

  • Three Warpaint troopers honored at combat awards ceremony

    Apr 8, 2010

    JOINT SECURITY STATION DOURA, Iraq -Staff Sergeant Bryce Turner, Spc. John Burns and Pfc. Jordan Colvin, 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, stood proudly in front of their brother-in-arms as they were honored for their selfless service and courage in the face of adversity, during a Combat Awards ceremony held at Joint Security Station Doura, Iraq, March 3.

  • 'King of Comedy' hits PX: Nearly 300 catch Steve Harvey's visit, fashion show

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Post Exchange mall temporarily was transformed April 1 into a runway suited for kings when nationally renowned comedian, author and radio morning show host Steve Harvey dropped by to promote his Young Kings suit collection.

  • FY10 spending: doing more with less

    Apr 8, 2010

    ATLANTA - As our nation forges democracy and freedom abroad while enduring financial challenges at home, government employees must make sacrifices to support our nation's success. Curtailing the cost of energy, supplies, services and training are key to managing how we defend our nation and provide services to our warfighters and their Families.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Month kicks off

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A kick-off ceremony April 1 at Army Community Service focused on protecting children, as April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child.

  • Want to learn CPR' Free training available

    Apr 8, 2010

    The West Central Georgia Red Cross will offer free CPR training to the public at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. April 17 at Freedom Hall. This year's theme for the annual event is "Each 1 Save 1."

  • WTU Battalion commander walks the talk with leadership approach to wounded warriors

    Apr 8, 2010

    Photo of the change of command ceremony

  • Boy Scouts team with Camp Bullis Environmental for conservation efforts

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Boy Scout Troop 346 collaborated with Camp Bullis Department of Public Works, Environmental on a project designed to conserve the golden-cheeked warbler, an endangered bird species.

  • Giving back to the community is itself a reward

    Apr 8, 2010

    A Department of the Army civilian will receive the Alabama A&M University Business and Industry of the Year award for her contributions to university students and the community. Dr. Claudette Owens, chief, Information and Computational Engineering Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, will receive her award during an annual gala April 8 at the Von Braun Center North Hall.

  • No more winter: spring brings festival, fun to Fort McPherson

    Apr 8, 2010

    While dealing with record winter temperatures, snowfalls, heavy rains and chilly winds, it may have seemed as if spring would never come to Fort McPherson. However, proving that not even Father Winter can keep military Families down, the Fort McPherson community came out Saturday to celebrate the arrival of spring with the fort's 18th annual Spring Fest on Hedekin Field.

  • New York National Guard Commander Visits Soldiers in Iraq

    Apr 8, 2010

    The commander of the New York National Guard is in Iraq and Kuwait this week to visit New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the Capital Region who is deployed there. Brig. Gen. Patrick Murphy, the Adjutant General, and Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt, the state's top enlisted Soldier, plan to meet with members of the 206th Military Police (MP) Company, which is deployed in Basra, Iraq and the 1108th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal, EOD), which is based in Kuwait.

  • It's SAFE to Say: New Training Program a Success

    Apr 8, 2010

    USAMRIID held its first annual Safety Awareness for Everyone training March 8. Designed to be accessible to everyone in the Institute-not just laboratory personnel-the training captured 652 of USAMRIID's 800 or so employees. It was directed and supported by the USAMRIID command team.

  • Lynch: 'We know the stress, strain our Army family is going through'

    Apr 8, 2010

    "The Army isn't going to break because of its Soldiers, but it may break because of our families," said Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commanding general of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and assistant chief of staff for installation management.

  • 2010 Army Earth Day message

    Apr 8, 2010

    On April 22, the United States Army joins the Nation in celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day.

  • AER helps Soldiers, families in multiple ways

    Apr 8, 2010

    In tough economic times, Soldiers can be blindsided by unexpected medical and dental expenses, emergency transportation, money for school, or the most unexpected - funeral expenses - for which they are not financially prepared.

  • Innovative solutions found for Camp Bullis' encroachment issues

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Cooperative efforts between the Army, federal and state agencies, the City of San Antonio and conservation organizations have led to innovative solutions for Camp Bullis' encroachment.

  • Soldiers honor Marne hero at Baghdad ceremony

    Apr 8, 2010

    VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, Iraq - More than 75 3rd Infantry Division "Dog Face" Soldiers and several additional U.S. units serving throughout Iraq, gathered in a small lot at Victory Base Complex in Baghdad, to show tribute to fallen-hero Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, April 4.

  • Virginia governor visits Fort Lee

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 31, 2010) -- Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence, and Fort Lee commanding general, discusses installation construction and mission-related activities with Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, R-Va., during an aerial tour over the Fort Lee area on March 31.

  • Ten Soldiers earn coveted Expert Field Medical Badge

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Forty-five Soldiers began the quest toward earning the Expert Field Medical Badge March 15; but only 10 were awarded the coveted insignia April 2 during a ceremony at Camp Bullis.

  • Fort Greely Community Partnership Incentive project helps community students

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT GREELEY, Alaska - Delta Junction students were rewarded here for good attendance thanks to a community partnership project between Fort Greely and the community's high school.

  • Fort Lee MPs, working dogs train at Richmond International Airport

    Apr 8, 2010

    RICHMOND,Va. (March 30) -- Soldiers and military working dogs from Fort Lee's 217th Military Police Detachment and Joint Base Langley-Eustis' 221st MP Detachment recently teamed up for the first of what could be monthly training events at Richmond International Airport.

  • Loved ones bid adieu to Soldiers: 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion deploys to Afghanistan

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--More than 370 Soldiers from the 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion bid farewell to loved ones and deployed for Afghanistan last week, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Martial arts and praise

    Apr 8, 2010

    Martial arts training sessions do not typically open with a bible verse . . .

  • Army announces Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge winners

    Apr 8, 2010

    Last week, the U.S Army announced the winners of the inaugural Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge at the 2010 Defense GameTech Users' Conference.

  • Fort Wainwright honors children

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The designation of April as the Month of the Military Child began in 1986 and has become a regular part of celebrating families on military installations ever since.

  • Experienced trainer available at Graves

    Apr 8, 2010

    There are several activities available to Soldiers and their families on post at Graves Fitness Center. Soldiers and other eligible individuals can play basketball, racquetball and use fitness equipment to get in shape. Graves also offers the services of a personal trainer to customers who wish to learn how to work out effectively.

  • Harlem Globetrotter visits Alaska, thanks Soldiers

    Apr 8, 2010

    Harlem Globetrotter visits Fort Wainwright

  • Scout Hut rehabilitation

    Apr 8, 2010

  • FAME

    Apr 8, 2010

    Family members participating and benefitting from FAME

  • Pinwheel garden

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Kinder Class and staff from School Age Services plants a pinwheel garden in the flower bed in front of post headquarters to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month and Month of the Military Child. Many Child, Youth and School Services facilities are planning to have the gardens during April.

  • Fairbanks shows appreciation to local military

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - More than 600 Fairbanks community members gathered at the Carlson Center April 2 for the 42nd Annual Military Appreciation banquet, honoring six Soldiers from Fort Wainwright, three from the Army National Guard and nine airmen from the Air Force and Air National Guard, for their military and community service.

  • Night vision experts demo goggles for FBES first graders

    Apr 8, 2010

    First graders at Fort Belvoir Elementary School learned Thursday how science and technology help the U.S. military in completing its daily missions.

  • MEDDAC Soldiers train in room-clearing procedures

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 1, 2010) Spc. Thomas Blackston's thoughts were pretty much direct and to the point: kicking in doors and searching for bad guys are more to his liking than sitting in a cubicle.

  • Fort Rucker Fire Department receives new vehicles

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Fire Department Soldiers and civilians received a new weapon in combating crash-related fires recently when the first of seven Rapid Intervention Vehicles arrived.

  • Initiatives improve flow of information

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Post community members who are looking for the latest news and information about Fort Rucker or Army Aviation have several options.

  • Miss Alabama contestants visit Fort Rucker

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Miss Alabama Liz Cochran, Miss Wiregrass Area 2010 Jaye Herrod and several other Miss Alabama preliminary titleholders show their appreciation and support for Fort Rucker and its Soldiers with a visit to post April 9.

  • Reserve training center preparing for move to Knox

    Apr 8, 2010

    Staff and faculty of the Army Reserve Readiness Training Center (Provisional) at Fort McCoy, Wis., are beginning the process to transition the organization to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Army Logistics University introduces "Know Your World" series

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 8, 2010) -- The International Military Student Office here hosted its first "Know Your World" presentation Wednesday. It drew a nearly standing-room only crowd to Dickerson Auditorium in the Army Logistics University. The presentation, titled "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," was conducted by international military students and their family members. The con

  • SMDC Employee Recognized at DA Civilian of the Year Awards Dinner

    Apr 8, 2010

    At an awards dinner conducted April 6 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala., Michael Connolly, director, Army Space Personnel Development Office, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, was recognized by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) for his work as a Department of the Army Civilian.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade executive officer instills military spirit in his children

    Apr 8, 2010

    Fort Stewart, Ga - The 188th Infantry Brigade executive officer has inspired two of his three children to enter Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps and Reserve Officer Training Corps programs and aspire toward a career in the United States Army.

  • Youth discover techniques for cyber safety

    Apr 8, 2010

    Youth attend an age-appropriate workshop focused on cyber safety.

  • Fort McCoy's economic impact exceeds $1.4 billion for FY 2009

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The total economic impact of Fort McCoy for fiscal year (FY) 2009 was an estimated $1.416 billion, up from an estimated $1.127 billion for FY 2008.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade Combines Physical and Spiritual Fitness

    Apr 8, 2010

    Fort Stewart, Ga. - Two of the 188th Infantry Brigade Commander's priorities are building physical and spiritual fitness for his Soldiers, and what could be better than combining both priorities into a single event'

  • 188th Infantry Brigade Celebrated Women's History Month

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Women's History Month program showcasing the Army's theme of "writing women back into history" included readings of poetry, a skit, an interactive "who am I" of famous women in history, a guest speaker and a slideshow of an inspiring young woman.

  • Raider Battalion volunteers at local elementary school

    Apr 8, 2010

    Members of 1-347th Raider Battalion, as a part of the new volunteer program, read to children Cotton Indian Elementary School in Stockbridge, Ga.

  • Servicemembers Celebrate Passover, Food, Friends

    Apr 8, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - Many Soldiers can agree that those who wear "U.S. Army" over their hearts share a camaraderie never before experienced in their lifetime. Whether it is battling through firefights with a buddy alongside or helping another Soldier in need of companionship, the bonds Soldiers make over deployments last forever.

  • New IMCOM logo to illustrate 2010-2017 Campaign Plan

    Apr 8, 2010

  • Army public health strengthened by transformation

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Army's public health capabilities are being integrated to form a new U.S. Army Public Health Command. The integration is part of the Army Medical Command's transformation from a "sick-care" system to a "health-care" system-one that emphasizes prevention and sustaining good health.

  • Army public health strengthened by transformation

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Army's public health capabilities are being integrated to form a new U.S. Army Public Health Command. The integration is part of the Army Medical Command's transformation from a "sick-care" system to a "health-care" system-one that emphasizes prevention and sustaining good health.

  • Feeling 'lost'' Post offers spouses help

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The hit television show, "Lost," is about a group of plane crash survivors who find themselves stranded on a mysterious tropical island. Each episode, the characters become more and more confused as they encounter polar bears, a monster made entirely of black smoke and unknown assailants.

  • Class act: MRT Course opens on Fort Jackson

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Army's Master Resilience Training Course facility opened April 5 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The school is one of the components of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, which aims to strengthen Soldiers' emotional, social, family, spiritual and physical strength.

  • Born to ride: Motorcycle safety course turns doubter into devotee

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Slowly release the front brake with your right hand while simultaneously releasing the clutch with your left. Make sure your wrists are properly aligned, and then gently twist the throttle. Look out into the horizon and not down at the ground. Make a mistake and you might find yourself on the pavement with a 300-pound motorcycle on top of you.

  • Events set to render salute to retirees

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- In order to give back to those who have given so much, the Fort Jackson community will honor its retirees and their commitment to serving in the U.S. military during a celebration April 23 and 24.

  • Youth mentor shares life lessons: Civilian comes full circle with post CYSS

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Like many boys growing up during the 1990s, who had a passion for basketball, Darius Lane dreamed of becoming the next Michael Jordan. When he and his family moved to Fort Jackson in 1995, 9-year-old Lane had already mapped out plans in his mind for turning his hoop dreams into reality.

  • Survivor scheduled to speak at Holocaust commemoration

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Abraham Getman has been married to his wife, Muriel, for almost 50 years. The 83-year-old is the father of four grown children and the grandfather of one. His family owns a small business in New York. He is also a Holocaust survivor.

  • Changes to Army driver safety training provides robust, streamlined program

    Apr 8, 2010

    According to Michael Schwarz, Installation Management Command-Europe safety chief, Army safety officials are streamlining driving safety training to eliminate redundant training and to provide a more robust standardized Army-wide driver safety training program.

  • Humvee maintenance class tunes-up ISF knowledge

    Apr 8, 2010

    Iraqi Security Forces troops are getting their hands dirty with the humvee 20-Level Maintenance course held at Joint Security Station Wessam, which began March 20, 2010.

  • Elections herald noticeable changes in Iraqi security

    Apr 8, 2010

    March 7, 2010, marked the second Iraqi national elections since the fall of Saddam's regime in 2003. "In 2003, things were very different. Circumstances were tough. We were living under martial law and our government was weak," said Maj. Mohammad Ghassan Mohammad, operations officer for the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Iraqi Army Brigade.

  • Responsible drawdown: Soldiers tackle logistical challenge of equipment turn-in

    Apr 8, 2010

    U.S. forces have already begun redeploying to their home bases in accordance with the Security of Forces Agreement with the Iraqi government, which states that by September 1, 2010, U.S. forces will drawdown to 50,000 troops in the country.

  • Center helps Iraqi media maintain independence

    Apr 8, 2010

    Freedom of speech and of the press are characteristics of liberty that many countries have fought to protect. A vigorous press is essential to an educated, informed populace, and in order to work properly, they must be free from control by the state.

  • Helping deployed Soldiers maintain bonds

    Apr 8, 2010

    The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division is helping married Soldiers improve their relationships with their spouses during their current mission in Iraq.

  • Official offers tax guidance as deadline looms

    Apr 8, 2010

    With the April 15 tax deadline around the corner, a defense official today offered guidance on how troops can file their returns, and reminded servicemembers to submit their forms on time.

  • Women honored at COS Kalsu

    Apr 8, 2010

    Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, commemorated Women's History Month March 25, 2010, at the Contingency Operating Site Kalsu dining facility. The theme of the event was "Writing Women Back into History."

  • Army Guard launches new 'Moments' campaign

    Apr 8, 2010

    Over the last few years, social media platforms such as MySpace, Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized not only person-to-person communication, but how organizations such as the National Guard communicates with current members and reaches out to potential new recruits.

  • IMCOM Customer Service Assessment lets customers tell leaders where to focus

    Apr 8, 2010

    The Customer Service Assessment is an online annual survey that allows individuals to rate the performance and importance of garrison services, according to Dawn Brlecic, IMCOM-Europe Customer Management Services program manager.

  • New Soldiers link up, prepare with MPs

    Apr 8, 2010

    New Military Policemen who arrived in Iraq mid-February, tell their stories of training immediately after arriving in Iraq and the contrast of going from celebrating senior proms last year to learning about the Iraqi culture.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group

    Apr 7, 2010

    The Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) is a special mission unit under the Army G-3/5/7 providing operational advisory assistance to Army and Joint Force Commanders to enhance the combat effectiveness of the forces defeating asymmetric threats. It provides key observations and perspectives for senior leaders to consider when making policy and resource decisions. The AWG consists of Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and contracted specialists. Every member of the AWG is carefully screened and selected for unique attributes and operational experience using a nominative process to ensure the most seasoned professionals are assigned to the unit.

  • Honolulu Auto show: Cool, classic cars awe spectators

    Apr 7, 2010

    HONOLULU - In an event featuring the latest and greatest automobiles - from trucks, sports utility vehicles and crossovers to glimmering new models of the combustion engine and electric motor varieties - one vehicle stood out among the rest, based on the sheer number of "oohs" and "aahs" it generated from passers-by.

  • Tropics closed for renovations

    Apr 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Tropics Recreation Center, here, is closed for scheduled renovations through May 25.

  • Shafter Elementary gets national accreditation

    Apr 7, 2010

    FORTAca,!E+SHAFTER, Hawaii - Shafter Elementary School has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for the next six years.

  • Family Housing hosts Earth Day Festival

    Apr 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Come and celebrate the 3rd Annual Earth Day Festival, April 23, from 12-3 p.m. at the Kalakaua Community Center, here. Army Hawaii Family Housing and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii have teamed up again to bring families an exciting opportunity to learn about their environment and what they can do to help preserve its natural resources.

  • Army accidental fatalities drop during fall, winter

    Apr 7, 2010

    Officials today are applauding the Army team's commitment to safety as they celebrate last week's close of the service's Safe Fall/Winter Campaign.

  • Troops in Afghanistan to say goodbye to leisure concessions

    Apr 7, 2010

    Beginning in May, troops stationed in Afghanistan will have a harder time finding a Pizza Hut or a pair of Oakley's as 50 Army and Air Force Exchange Service contracted concessions are slated for closure in anticipation of an additional 30,000 inbound troops.

  • Catharsis Productions sends 'Sex Signals' to Presidio community

    Apr 7, 2010

    Can date rape portrayed in a funny way be an effective learning tool' It seemed that way amid the laughter of a packed-to-capacity Hobson Student Activity Center here when an improvisation show on sexual assault prevention and awareness was presented by members of "Sex Signals," in March.

  • PHOTOS: Excellence in Armor awards

    Apr 7, 2010

    Excellence in Armor awards presented to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on April 6th, 2010.

  • Army accidental fatalities drop during fall, winter

    Apr 7, 2010

    Officials today are applauding the Army team's commitment to safety as they celebrate last week's close of the service's Safe Fall/Winter Campaign.

  • Gaming technologies improve Soldier readiness

    Apr 7, 2010

    The U.S. Army is implementing the latest in computer simulation and gaming technology to train soldiers in counter-insurgency, detecting roadside bombs and treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Marken Orser

    Apr 7, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. Marken Orser

  • Construction at Pueblo chemical demilitarization facility nearly 50 percent complete

    Apr 7, 2010

    The Huntsville Center is working with partners to build a chemical agent destruction facility in Pueblo, Colo. - the largest stockpile of mustard blister agent weapons in the U.S.

  • AER campaign runs through May 15

    Apr 7, 2010

    The 2010 Army Emergency Relief annual campaign, "Help and Maintain Army Strong," kicked off March 1 and runs through May 15.

  • Defender 6 Sends - Resiliency

    Apr 7, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity ... it's mental toughness! Webster defines resilience as, "the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress" and "an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change."

  • AER campaign runs through May 15

    Apr 7, 2010

    The 2010 Army Emergency Relief annual campaign, "Help and Maintain Army Strong," kicked off March 1 and runs through May 15. Retired Lt. Gen. Robert Foley, director of AER, said the campaign is run by the Army and all money donated to AER goes directly back to Soldiers and Families. AER supplies financial assistance in the form of grants and loans to Soldiers and their Families.

  • Army to hire 3,000 security guards

    Apr 7, 2010

    The Army is converting about 2,500 installation access control point security guard positions from contractor to federal employee status at nearly 50 stateside locations.

  • National Medal of Honor Day

    Apr 7, 2010

    Medal of Honor recipients lay a wreath with a ceremony following in honor of National Medal of Honor Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery on March 25.

  • Bravo Co. trains with new ammo

    Apr 7, 2010

    Bravo Company Soldiers are the first in the unit to train with the Ultimate Training Munitions 5.56 mm Target Bullet Rounds at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • Feb. 22, 2010-Remarks from promotion ceremony of LTG William N. Phillips

    Apr 7, 2010

  • G-4 links package

    Apr 7, 2010

    Web links to multiple logistics related home pages

  • Mortar fin production another testament to Blue Grass success

    Apr 7, 2010

    A new mission for the Blue Grass Army Depot is moving the installation forward, while still providing critical support for our service members. The depot is currently manufacturing one of three types of mortar fin assemblies for the Department of the Army.

  • Brigade Support Battalion Inducts Its Newest Non-commissioned Officers

    Apr 7, 2010

    BAGHDAD - Seventeen Soldiers from 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, were inducted into the noncommissioned officer corps at the Contingency Operations Site Hammer chapel March 24.

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