Archive: Apr 2010

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  • On the road

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Instead of class periods, crowded hallways and a cafeteria lunch, 54 students from Faith Middle School spent a day exploring the world of higher learning Friday during a road trip to Columbus State University.

  • National Guard Combatives Tournament draws record field (OLD)

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. Aca,!" A record number of entries showed up for the third annual Army National Guard Combatives Tournament Aca,!" and a female Soldier from Idaho nearly stole the show.

  • 2010 Safe Summer Campaign

    Apr 1, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Safe summer campaign promotes individual responsibility, engagement on all fronts, between leaders, Soldiers, families and peers which is vital in preventing off-duty fatalites in spring and summer season.

  • Holocaust remembrance ceremony set for April 15

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Days of Remembrance Commemorative Service, an annual ceremony held in remembrance of the Holocaust, will be from 11 a.m. to noon April 15 at the Benning Conference Center. The guest speaker will be COL(R) Aaron Cohn, a Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit judge and World War II veteran.

  • Eufaula Pilgrimage

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - If you like Southern charm and elegant antebellum homes, consider visiting Eufaula, Ala. This tiny city - the population is fewer than 15,000 - sits about 50 miles south of Fort Benning on the 45,000-acre Walter F. George Lake. It boasts excellent fishing, quaint shopping and everything else you'd expect in your typical small town, and their biggest shindig of the year is April 9 to 11.

  • Vanguard Brigade prepares to roll out to NTC

    Apr 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, have been working long hours to prepare thousands of troops and equipment for the move cross-country, where the brigade is scheduled to conduct its pre-deployment mission rehearsal exercise at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., in the coming weeks.

  • Fort Bragg designs program to improve warrior readiness

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - If something has been lacking from your platoon's daily physical fitness program or if you're looking to increase your overall fitness, Fort Bragg's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation offers the Soldier Performance Enhancement Program.

  • Yellow Jackets defeat Patriots 14-6

    Apr 1, 2010

    The 9- and 10-year-old Waverly Hall Yellow Jackets stung the Fort Benning Patriots 14-6 Saturday in youth indoor football at the Columbus Civic Center. Elliott Manuel scored on the Patriots' second possession with a 5-yard touchdown run to lead 6-0 at the half. With 16 minutes remaining in the game, Waverly Hall's Reed Mallard scored from 2 yards out to tie the score at 6. Mallard threw a touchdown pass to Sebastian Russell with less than seven minutes remaining in the game to take a 12-6 lead. T.J. Pass tacked on a 2-point conversion to seal a 14-6 win for the Yellow Jackets.

  • Fort Bragg paratroopers, Families celebrate Easter early

    Apr 1, 2010

    Paratroopers enjoyed a sunny afternoon with their Families during an Easter egg hunt at Pope Air Force Base, March 20. The purpose of the event was to build cohesiveness between the Families of the paratroopers of 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and provided the children with an opportunity to spend time with their parents while having fun.

  • Fort Bragg children 'deploy' for day to Afghanistan

    Apr 1, 2010

    On Saturday, children dressed in camouflage lined up in the troop readiness center to take passport pictures before "deploying" to Afghanistan. No, the Army isn't recruiting children; the little recruits prepared to go on a fun-filled journey to explore the country where their military parent is currently deployed. Families United hosted Camp Desert Kids at the Corregidor Courts/Bougainville Neighborhood Center on Fort Bragg with the help of volunteers from Company B, 327th Field Artillery Regiment.

  • Junior Air Rifle Championships return to Benning for fourth year

    Apr 1, 2010

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit continued its support of America's youth when it hosted the 2010 U.S. Army Junior Air Rifle Championships March 21-23 at Fort Benning's Pool Indoor Range. This was the fourth year the Army sponsored the event, fostering junior participation in state and national rifle competitions, promoting firearms safety and connecting the youngsters with the expertise of the USAMU. "Youth shooting programs require dedicated mentors in order to be successful and U.S. Army Soldiers are the ideal mentors and role models for our Nation's youth," said LTC Daniel Hodne, commander, USAMU. "The Army's involvement in youth shooting programs is a perfect fit; the USAMU is designed to fill this role. We teach, coach, and mentor junior shooters on a weekly basis."

  • 3ID Language Training Facility prepares Soldiers for deployment

    Apr 1, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-The 3rd Infantry Division Language Training Facility is housed in two trailers across from the Spartan Dining Facility. But despite their temporary dwellings, what goes on in these trailers is some very important training that Soldiers can get before deploying overseas. In the LTF, Soldiers learn the language and customs of the countries they are deploying to.

  • Fort Bragg riders get 'back to basics'

    Apr 1, 2010

    On March 17, the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion hosted a Panther Steel Stampede Run for the Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team since many Soldiers will be taking out their bikes for the first time since the brigade's return from Iraq in November. The 82nd thought this would be a good chance to get back to the basics of riding.

  • Special Olympics return to Fort Sill

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Fort Sill welcomed back the southwestern Oklahoma Special Olympics games on Mar. 26 through the use of Pritchard Field and Honeycutt Fitness Center for the events that drew athletes from many local schools.

  • Do you really know what your child is doing online'

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- In today's Internet age, social media - blogging, networking through sites such as MySpace or Facebook, chatting online and creating all kinds of digital material - is central to many children's and teens' lives.

  • New Army strategy provides fresh approach to training leaders

    Apr 1, 2010

    The Army wants to develop critical thinkers who are better prepared for "hybrid" enemies and complex situations - such as those being fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Cowboys, cowgirls and chuck wagons ride in to support heroes

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston's Cowboys for Heroes celebration marks its fifth year honoring and supporting wounded warriors. The annual event was held March 27 at the Fort Sam Houston Equestrian Center, where wounded warriors and Family members found themselves in a realistic western-looking campground, surrounded by authentic chuck wagons.

  • Current role models 'write women back into history' at Monroe observance

    Apr 1, 2010

    Four extraordinary women of different calibers took the stage for the Women's History Observance March 29, a collaborative effort of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe and Joint Base Langley-Eustis.

  • Close ties to the Army bring rapport for social workers

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Drawing on close family ties to the Army, Cheryl Kottke and Nancy Jo McLeod, outreach social workers for social work services, have an immediate rapport which they constantly seek to bolster with Fort Sill Soldiers and family members. Social work services, a program unique to Fort Sill, was the brainchild of an Army major who developed the concept from a program that used active-duty combat operations stress control teams that worked with Soldiers down range. Instead of using green suiters, SWS employs civilian professionals to work with Soldiers and their families in garrison.

  • Bataan memorial participant recalls march

    Apr 1, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Among the 5,200 participants in the 21st annual Bataan Memorial Death March on March 21 was Capt. Timothy Sers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade.

  • From civilians to Soldiers: Weeks Six and Seven

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Soldiers of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 192nd Infantry Brigade, transitioned from white phase to blue phase this week and are hitting their training stride going into the final two weeks of basic training.

  • BAMC celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- To commemorate April as National Occupational Therapy Month, occupational therapy practitioners at Brooke Army Medical Center host an open house from noon to 2 p.m. April 15 at the main occupational therapy clinic in BAMC's medical mall.

  • 'Big Deuce' captures intramural basketball title

    Apr 1, 2010

    Fort Sill, Okla.--Basketball fans witnessed the Tatum Rules again as George Tatum's smooth jumper led the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery to a 66-48 win to claim the men's intramural basketball championship March 25 at Rinehart Fitness Center. Tatum nailed five three-pointers and 18 points for the game as the 2nd-2nd FA beat Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 6th Air Defense Artillery to cap an undefeated season. It was Tatum's second straight championship as he led the 1st Battalion, 30th Field Artillery team to the IM crown last year. Khallid Shabazz topped the 6th ADA with 18 points as he hit three long-range bombs.

  • Battle survivors reunite 40 years later at Fort Sill monument

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Forty years ago today, the survivors of the battle of Fire Support Base Illingworth were trying to figure out which of their battle buddies were alive and which they would never see again. That's why the men of A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery said it is important to have a reunion this year, the 40th anniversary of the battle.

  • IMCOM conducts pilot program at AMC, Anniston

    Apr 1, 2010

    The Army's Installation Management Command and Army Materiel Command have begun an 18-month pilot program at four AMC installations to determine whether or not IMCOM garrisons should be established at all of AMC's 21 installations.

  • USAMITC cuts ribbon for new IT support center

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 25 officially opening the Enterprise Service Desk support center in the newly renovated Building 2272 on post.

  • Simulation training with Special Forces

    Apr 1, 2010

    The Interactive Multimedia Instruction at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg is trying to integrate high-level training with an off-duty past time. Currently the office is working on two gaming systems, one for individual distance learning and one for interactive team training. The distance learning games simulate scenarios that force a Soldier to make decisions. It gives the Soldier the opportunity to dig deep into topics on their own time and offers a chance to learn different weapon systems and different occupational specialties.

  • Fort Bragg challenges directorates to focus on energy conservation

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - The Sustainable Fort Bragg Green Directorate Program here has issued a challenge for all directorates and installation agencies to go green.

  • Celebrating Women's History

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A post-wide event commemorating women's history was held March 30 at Army Community Service.

  • Irwin Army Community Hospital excels at Bataan Memorial Death March

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Two teams represented Irwin Army Community Hospital at the Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., March 21. "It's something I love to participate in every year because it's an opportunity for us to show an appreciation to other individuals who have sacrificed for their country," said Maj. Rachel Wienke, IACH personnel chief.

  • Fort Bragg Army Community Service team achieves 'near perfection'

    Apr 1, 2010

    Fort Bragg ACS was recognized as the best large ACS in the Army for 2009. ACS not only passed the inspection, but in the words of Dan Ahern, director, Fort Bragg FMWR, achieved "near perfection" with an overall score of 98.6 percent. Additionally, LTG Frank Helmick, commander, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, and Col. Stephen Sicinski, Fort Bragg garrison commander, presented ACS Director Barbara Trower-Simpkins with the Order of the White Plume. The White Plume award is the Army's highest level of achievement in support of FMWR.

  • Fort Sill leading the way in energy efficiency

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Did you know that Fort Sill is in the forefront of energy surety development for Army installations'

  • HAP can help ease woes brought on by mortgage crisis

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- If the value of property you own has been affected by a base closing or realignment action that sent real estate values plummeting, or you fall into certain categories, then the Department of Defense's Expanded Homeowners Assistance Program may be able to get you out of a tight spot.

  • Three Fort Hood Units Return from Haiti

    Apr 1, 2010

    The long bus ride from Fort Sill, Okla. to Fort Hood, Texas ended just past midnight, but their mission in Haiti ended days before that. After spending nearly two months helping the people of Haiti recover from a devastating earthquake, 29 Soldiers from three different units within the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) returned home to a warm welcome inside the Kieschnick physical fitness center Mar. 28.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg get new command sergeant major

    Apr 1, 2010

    A sunny spring day with a Carolina-blue sky provided the backdrop for the change-of-responsibility ceremony for the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg senior enlisted advisor Wednesday at the Main Post Parade Field. Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph R. Allen, outgoing senior enlisted advisor, XVIII Abn. Corps and Fort Bragg, passed the corps colors for the last time to Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, commanding general, XVIII Abn. Corps and Fort Bragg, who in turn presented them to Allen's successor, Command Sgt. Maj. Earl L. Rice.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command hosts its first NCO of the Year Competition

    Apr 1, 2010

    Staff Sgt. April Johnson, contingency contracting officer with the 410th Contract Support Brigade at Fort Sam...More

  • "What Right Looks Like" an aerial view

    Apr 1, 2010

    Aerial photo of new FORSCOM/USARC Headquarters at Ft. Bragg, NC.

  • Soldier Changes His Name For Inspiration

    Apr 1, 2010

    Whenever he was going through a difficult time either in his personal life or in his professional life, one 4th Sustainment Brigade Soldier relied on his faith to carry him through. The thing that sets this noncommissioned officer apart from other leaders in the Army is the name that is stitched across his uniform...

  • Guardian Angels for Soldier's Pet (GASP)

    Apr 1, 2010

  • Long Barracks gets long-awaited facelift, new mission - MICC Headquarters

    Apr 1, 2010

    Some of the oldest structures on Fort Sam Houston are in the midst of spit-and-polish cleaning and major renovations....More

  • Army leaders propose next steps in sexual assault prevention

    Apr 1, 2010

    Summit participants pitched their proposals on how to better implement the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program in Arlington, Va., Thursday, as the third annual SHARP summit came to a close.

  • Casey rolls out plan for 21st century Army

    Apr 1, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. asked the crowd of about 2,000 how they were doing and after a hearty "Hooha" response, he proceeded to tell them how they were doing.

  • Rebalancing through creative sustainability Westphal's vision for Army

    Apr 1, 2010

    Outlining his vision for the future of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, under secretary of the Army, framed his message with a focus on creative sustainability for attendees at the March 29 Association of the United States Army's Installations Symposium and Exposition.

  • ARRA: Corps of Engineers opens Veterans Curation Program lab

    Apr 1, 2010

    Veterans and wounded veterans will get training and employment at the Recovery Act-funded lab in Washington, D.C., one of three labs made possible by ARRA.

  • AMC, RDECOM revive Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Apr 1, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The first Sgt. Audie Murphy Club board to convene here since 2006 met today at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command headquarters with four noncommissioned officers seeking membership in the elite Soldier fraternity.

  • North Dakota National Guard Flood Operations End

    Apr 1, 2010

    The North Dakota National Guard will end 2010 flood operations today, as the remaining members of a Cass County quick response force team complete their out-processing. Gov. John Hoeven activated the Guard on March 15 to respond to the flood threat, which was especially prevalent in southeastern North Dakota.

  • Fort Rucker DFMWR facilities offer food, activities for Easter

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Families can find plenty of ways to celebrate Easter Sunday.

  • Fort Rucker, USAACE recognize outstanding women

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Four Fort Rucker ladies continue composing female history with the legacies they form, according to Melissa Harry, Equal Employment Opportunity Office Special Emphasis Program manager.

  • Retired Soldiers share Fort Rucker's Sanford Hall namesake history

    Apr 1, 2010

  • Fort Rucker officials plan Month of Military Child events

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Locally officials recognize the sacrifices and contributions of military children with several Month of the Military Child events in April.

  • MEDCOM awards Lyster Clinic for top service

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hard work and customer focus paid great dividends for Lyster Army Health Clinic in January when the Office of the Army Surgeon General awarded the Fort Rucker staff two checks totaling $100,000 as part of Army Medical Command's Winter Performance Awards.

  • Special parking aids Lyster clinic's patrons

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Lyster Army Health Clinic officials recently established easier access to their facility for some patients.

  • West Point Cadets Featured on ESPN

    Apr 1, 2010

    Twenty-nine West Point cadets received a behind-the-scenes look into the hub of sports television programming March 31 when they toured the ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. The tour took the cadets inside the studios, communication rooms and graphic design departments throughout the massive 100-acre complex. Breaking into groups, every cadet had the opportunity to sit in on pre-production staff meeting for "SportsCenter," "Baseball Tonight" and "NFL Live." Cadets were invited into the studios and participated in on-air segments of "Sports Nation," "Baseball Tonight" and "SportsCenter."

  • Going green: Reduce waste at home, on road

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Going green not only means reducing wasted energy, but also keeping more money in people's pockets.

  • West Point Cadets Featured on ESPN

    Apr 1, 2010

    Twenty-nine West Point cadets received a behind-the-scenes look into the hub of sports television programming March 31 when they toured the ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. The tour took the cadets inside the studios, communication rooms and graphic design departments throughout the massive 100-acre complex. Breaking into groups, every cadet had the opportunity to sit in on pre-production staff meeting for "SportsCenter," "Baseball Tonight" and "NFL Live." Cadets were invited into the studios and participated in on-air segments of "Sports Nation," "Baseball Tonight" and "SportsCenter."

  • Hunters gear up for annual Fort Rucker Gobbler Classic

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- To help hunters enjoy the sport of turkey hunting, Fort Rucker's annual Gobbler Classic is April 9.

  • Early preparation key for Fort Rucker Sgt. Audie Murphy triathlon

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Sprained ankles, heat exhaustion, strained muscles and dehydration -these are all symptoms athletes may suffer June 19 if they don't prepare now for the Sgt. Audie Murphy Triathlon.

  • 'Jonah moment' spurs new Fort Rucker youth pastor's journey

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER Ala. -- Eric Gillis calls it his "Jonah moment." Little did he know the journey from that moment would lead him to the job as Fort Rucker's Club Beyond youth minister nearly 10 years later.

  • Inside Knowledge: Beat the Heat

    Apr 1, 2010

    From the first day of our military careers, the Army has stressed the importance of preventing serious heat illnesses. Despite these warnings, hundreds of Soldiers still suffer from heat illnesses each year.

  • USAAMC star explodes for 29 in playoff win

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- DeMorris Kilow exploded for 29 points and Joseph Brunkhorst contributed 20 in U.S. Army Aeromedical Center's 74-54 playoff-opening win over Old Skool March 24.

  • Treating PTSD with effective counseling

    Apr 1, 2010

    Maj. Joseph Geraci, an instructor in the Dept. of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point, N.Y., is conducting a study with West Point cadets and 10th Mountain Division Soldiers to find an effective method of treating PTSD patients through one-on-one counseling.

  • 43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma

    Apr 1, 2010

    43rd Signal Battalion hits process improvement home runs with Lean Six Sigma.

  • Educators bring "West Point Experience" back to students

    Apr 1, 2010

    West Point Admissions staff coordinated its first Minority Educator Visit March 23-25. The visit covered the spectrum of West Point, with briefings, informal discussions and an all-encompassing tour of the installation, arming the educators with an abundance of information to take back to their schools.

  • USAREC hosts first International Recruiting Summit at Fort Knox

    Apr 1, 2010

    During the third week of March, recruiting representatives from 10 nations gathered at the USAREC headquarters at Fort Knox, Ky., for the first time to engage in open dialogue and learn from one another about recruiting processes and technologies.

  • USAACE officials discuss Aviation Study II

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A recent Army Aviation study was the key topic of the Army Aviation Association of America's general membership meeting at The Landing March 25.

  • 2010 Chapel Holy Week Schedule

    Apr 1, 2010

    2010 CHAPEL HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Apr 1 --Maundy Thursday, 7:30 pm -- Service of the Last Supper Apr 2 --Good Friday, 12:00 noon -- Meditation on Christ's Passion and Death Apr 4 --General Protestant Worship Service, 1030 am (Special Music for Choir And Brass Ensemble) The 0745 Service will not be held Easter Sunday morning.

  • Tough training prepares Afghan team for Sandhurst competition

    Apr 1, 2010

    More than 150 cadets from the National Military Academy of Afghanistan tried out, but only 11 will represent their academy April 9-10 at the annual Sandhurst Competition at West Point, N.Y.

  • MCoE undergoes name change

    Apr 1, 2010

    When the decision was made to combine the Armor and Infantry schools in 2005 most people thought it was a good idea to form the Maneuver Center of Excellence. Now Army official have decided that while the concept is good, the name is not.

  • All-Army Boxing possible path to Olympics

    Apr 1, 2010

    The ultimate goal of the 32 boxers attending the All-Army Boxing training sessions at Fort Huachuca's Barnes Field House is to qualify for the Olympic Games.

  • USAACE flight school leaders implement changes

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Recent changes to Flight School XXI training condensed course material and expedited the production of pilots, according to officials.

  • Soldiers work multi-billion-dollar mission in support of Iraq drawdown

    Apr 1, 2010

    Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, someone is washing vehicles and equipment at the wash rack on Camp Arifjan.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg gets new command sergeant major

    Apr 1, 2010

  • USAACE officials discuss Aviation Study II

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A recent Army Aviation study was the key topic of the Army Aviation Association of America's general membership meeting at The Landing March 25.

  • Simulator training improves in AVC3 course at Fort Rucker

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Simulation staff has prepared combat aviation brigades for the warfight for about 12 years, and recently, the same technologies that allow this were integrated into the Aviation Captains Career Course.

  • 2010 Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Inductees

    Apr 1, 2010

    Sgt. Maj. Ralph C. Borja, Sgt. Maj. (R) Elvin (Al) Hobbs of Pioneer Services, and Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell inducted six noncommissioned officers into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during the 2010 U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference at Cocoa Beach, Fla., March 23.

  • The Big Opportunity -- Leading Change news

    Apr 1, 2010

  • The Big Opportunity: Fort Rucker Leading Change Team takes reins

    Apr 1, 2010

    The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker Leading Change Team assumed the role as the lead organization for achieving culture change across the Branch and installation during the team's inaugural meeting March 23 at the Silver Wings Golf Club conference room.

  • USAACE, Fort Rucker name Leading Change Team members

    Apr 1, 2010

    USAACE and Fort Rucker name the Leading Change Team members:

  • School becomes grime scene

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Lorenza Cardwell and fellow schoolmate Francisco Pagan were practically skipping from corner to corner of the C.C. Pinckney Elementary gymnasium March 26 as they participated in the school's first health fair.

  • Post preps for conversion to GS

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Starting next month, about 220,000 Department of Defense employees currently under the National Security Personnel System will begin returning to General Schedule status. And Fort Jackson staffers are doing what they can to make sure the transition is a smooth one.

  • Mobile callers get new 911 call option

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Members of the Fort Jackson community now have a new way of calling for help in case of an emergency. Cell phone users can now dial 751-9111 to connect directly to the Fort Jackson 911 center.

  • Gator safe: DES says reptiles not a nuisance on post

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- In his 25 years on Fort Jackson, Randy Bundrick, game warden with the Directorate of Emergency Services, has seen an abundance of wildlife on post, but never came across an alligator.

  • Father's sins inspire Soldier: Captain pens book while wife is in Iraq

    Apr 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- In 1991, having endured a tumultuous childhood, 18-year-old Edwin Aycock joined the Army in search of a better life. During the next 18 years, he prevailed in the face of many challenges, conducting some of the most difficult missions, serving in foreign lands as well surviving the trials of combat.

  • Chaplain's Corner

    Apr 1, 2010

    There are a lot of changes going on around us these days here at Camp Bondsteel and elsewhere. Change can lead to unhealthy stress, depending upon how well we cope with it. I suggest that a spiritual approach to that which life throws at us (or throws up on us) will lessen our stress and enable us to thrive in the midst of whatever's going on - whether it's yet another tweak of the Battle Rhythm or an early redeployment. I want to share with you some simple ideas which can facilitate healthy and helpful responses to the changes which come our way.

  • Command Sergeant Major Message

    Apr 1, 2010

    When you look up "progress" in the dictionary it is defi ned as: moving or going forward, proceeding onward, or advancing (from Latin progressus, "an advance"), and may refer to: Movement, as toward a goal; advance. As members of Multi-National Battle Group - East that is exactly what all of us have been doing in a multitude of ways since our arrival in Kosovo. Everyone in the Battle Group plays a vital part in this process.

  • View from the Top

    Apr 1, 2010

    As we approach the "home stretch" in our deployment, it is important to note the progress made in Kosovo and to ensure we maintain our focus as we fi nish our deployment strong and safe.

  • Personal security is detachmentAca,!a,,cs business

    Apr 1, 2010

    As the U.S. Army assumes a larger advise-and-assist role in Iraq, Iraqi and American commanders meet frequently to coordinate operations and cultivate relationships. In the southern provinces of Dhi Qar, Muthanna, and Basra, a group of specially trained Soldiers known as the Personal Security Detachment, part of 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment "Steel Tigers," enables their battalion leadership to move freely on the Iraqi roads.

  • Engineers discuss lessons learned during Maneuver Support Conference

    Apr 1, 2010

    More than 300 Soldiers from across U.S. Army Europe and select individuals from the Army's engineer branch came together to participate in the Maneuver Support Conference March 24-26 at Patrick Henry Village here.

  • Medics of 3-1 Cav apply healing hands

    Apr 1, 2010

    The call for aid came early in the evening, March 28, 2010: an Iraqi officer needed help from U.S. Soldiers in treating a burn victim. What made this particular request unusual was that the patient was a 2-year-old girl.

  • Al Kut welcomes fish and meat market

    Apr 1, 2010

    Since March 2008, the Wasit Provincial Reconstruction Team, along with U.S. forces and Iraqi Security Forces at Contingency Operating Base Delta near al-Kut, has been working to establish economic stability in the region by giving local merchants sanitary places to sell their meat and fish.

  • Army looks to relocate Pentagon

    Mar 29, 2013

    Top Army officials unveiled plans early today to relocate the massive Pentagon building to the western part of Kansas sometime this summer.

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