Archive: Apr 2010

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  • Warrior University makes the Army stronger

    Apr 29, 2010

    Excitement builds as Soldiers talk about the newest education program in U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr's Warrior University. Courses began in March and were a big hit with Soldiers. The new program is structured to allow Soldiers to take college courses during the duty day. In addition, the courses are open to other members of USAG Grafenwoehr who wish to pursue their postsecondary education.

  • Keeping it green

    Apr 29, 2010

    Kermit the Frog proclaimed it "ain't easy being green," but community members learned otherwise during the Earth Day celebration at the Main Post Exchange, April 22.

  • USACE People: Sacramento District engineer recognized by EPA for flood work

    Sep 28, 2011

    Dennis Potter receives EPA's Bronze Medal for his help during 2008 Iowa floods.

  • The Army Modernization Strategy

    Apr 28, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The 2010 Army Modernization Strategy (AMS) describes how the U.S. Army plans to modernize and transform to provide our Soldiers with an affordable mix of the best equipment available to succeed in both current and future full-spectrum military operations. The AMS explains how our modernization efforts will help bring the Army back into balance to meet our current and future challenges. The strategy focuses on three primary lines of effort: developing and fielding new capabilities; continuously modernizing current equipment; and fielding and distributing capabilities synchronized with the Army Force Generation model.

  • Veterans take hill with Manchester WWII park

    Apr 28, 2010

    JOINT BASE-McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- While many combat hardened veterans may or may not share their stories, and some may choose to quietly put their past behind them, a group of warriors -many in their 80s and 90s- still had one more hill to take.

  • Puerto Rico hosts first IRR muster outside CONUS

    Apr 28, 2010

    The muster for Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, was the first one to be held outside the continental United States.

  • Casey gets first-hand look at Iraq transition efforts

    Apr 28, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, met with leaders of United States Division-South April 28, to discuss operations within the division and the work being done as U.S. forces transition out of Iraq.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade holds Comprehensive Soldier Fitness day

    Apr 28, 2010

    The 188th Infantry Brigade held a mandatory Comprehensive Soldier Fitness day to promote the long-term health and resilience of Soldiers in the brigade.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade Soldiers volunteer in support of Special Olympics

    Apr 28, 2010

    Soldiers, family members, community members and volunteers from the local Youth Challenge assisted with this year's event to make it a success for more than 125 student athletes.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade Soldiers volunteer in support of Special Olympics

    Apr 28, 2010

    Soldiers, family members, community members and volunteers from the local Youth Challenge assisted with this year's event to make it a success for more than 125 student athletes.

  • North Dakota National Guard General to Retire

    Apr 28, 2010

  • Logisticians Leave Lasting Landmarks

    Apr 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-How hard would it be to believe cooks and fuelers may have had significant impact on the future of the American presence in Iraq'

  • How I learned to stop worrying and love the boat

    Apr 28, 2010

    My husband spends his days inside another woman.

  • AMRDEC electricians meet mission, wire-by-wire

    Apr 28, 2010

    At the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility, schedules drive the work force and are quite apparent for the men and women who work in the Cable Lab, where 19 electrical technicians in the Cable Lab who build and process 300 to 400 cables a week.

  • Entire 101st to deploy to Afghanistan within year

    Apr 28, 2010

    Throughout 2010 and 2011, more than 20,000 Soldiers from Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division will deploy to Afghanistan, the first time an entire Army division has deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom within one year.

  • Casey tours USD-S Operations

    Apr 28, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., U.S. Army chief of staff, met with leaders of United States Division-South April 28 to discuss operations within the division and the work being done as U.S. Forces transition out of Iraq.

  • Bring Your Child to Work Day allows students to experience parents' jobs

    Apr 28, 2010

    Team Redstone hosted the annual Bring Your Child to Work day on Thursday, April 22 with static displays and individual organizational activities throughout the arsenal. The U.S Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) had several employees and their children who participated.

  • Stay flying on the Wings of Destiny

    Apr 28, 2010

    Soldiers deployed with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade whose contract expiration term of service falls within their time in theater, may now voluntarily extend their assignment to cover the length of the deployment for a monetary reward through the Deployment Extension Incentive Program.

  • Top Army scientists gather at West Point

    Apr 28, 2010

    The Army's best and brightest senior scientists gathered for a science and technology conference April 27-29 at the U.S. Military Academy.

  • Captain repeats win in Best Sapper competition

    Apr 28, 2010

    The 2006 winner and another captain beat out 28 teams for the title of Best Sapper 2010 after more than 50 hours of almost non-stop physical and mental exertion in dozens of Soldier and engineer-specific skills challenges.

  • Medical exercises begin in Haiti

    Apr 28, 2010

    Lines of people seemed to come out of nowhere as hundreds of Haitians living in the Roche au Boteaux area lined the road, waiting for the opening ceremony of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to be completed and the make shift medical clinic to officially open April 26.

  • Army, Air Force, Marine combat training leaders share insights, ideas

    Apr 28, 2010

    Nearly 100 leaders from U.S. and international training groups met 13-14 April at Fort Leavenworth for the Combat Training Center (CTC) Conference. Hosted by Combined Arms Center-Training's Combat Training Center Directorate, the twice-yearly event focused on combat training center priorities, opportunities and challenges for the coming year.

  • NSPS takes a bow, makes its exit stage left

    Apr 28, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The National Security Personnel System is giving its final performance. Don't expect a reunion tour.

  • Families say "Farewell" to Soldiers of 101st CAB

    Apr 28, 2010

    As Family Members say 'farewell' to their Soldier, it is important for them to stay positive and informed. It will allow for the Soldier to stay focused on their mission, rather than worrying about their family back home so they can return home safely a year from now. Even though you may feel alone, there are people who are trained, willing and available to help you through any difficulties you may face through this deployment.

  • Picatinny says farewell to dedicated leader, commander

    Apr 28, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ - The Picatinny Arsenal community wished Lt. Col. John P. Stack, the installation's garrison commander, farewell during a change-of-command ceremony here Apr. 23.

  • Army technologists visit NASCAR R&D

    Apr 28, 2010

    CONCORD, N.C. -- In search of measures that will better protect Soldiers in military vehicles, a team of U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command technologists went to the home of motor racing to see how NASCAR protects stock car race drivers.

  • Chief of Staff visits Iraq

    Apr 28, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army Chief of staff, visited with Soldiers from 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, and the leadership of the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters at FOB Warrior, April 27. 2010. Casey was in Iraq to talk with Soldiers and meet with local military commanders.

  • Zoo fitness walk promotes resiliency

    Apr 28, 2010

    A Detroit Zoo fitness walk was organized by Child, Youth and School Services in celebration of the Month of the Military Child.

  • Down and dirty: Patrick Henry pupils get proactive for Earth Week

    Apr 28, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- She may be only 8 years old, but Regina Wolfe already has a green thumb.

  • Iraqi Fire Academy receives first ambulance

    Apr 28, 2010

    Soldiers delivered a refurbished ambulance to the Iraq Civil Defense Directorate firefighters in the International Zone on April 22.

  • DoD agrees to submit Fort Hood documents to Senate

    Apr 28, 2010

    The Defense Department agreed to provide access to some of the documents subpoenaed by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee related to the Nov. 5 Fort Hood shooting investigation.

  • Community honors volunteer with a commissary shopping spree

    Apr 28, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Yuliana Castaneda had her eyes fixed on the baby products aisle at the Wiesbaden Commissary. A,A The Army Community Service volunteer was the winner of ACS's Volunteer Appreciation Week drawing - a chance to scoop up as many items as possible in a minute and a half during a commissary shopping spree April 22.

  • 8th Army half, full marathon challenges runners

    Apr 28, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - More than140 Soldiers came to Casey Garrison asking for more than they anticipated during the 8th Army Half /Full Marathon Championship, April 24 at Casey Garrison's Carey Fitness Center. A half marathon equals 13.1 miles while a marathon is 26.2 miles.

  • Earth Day: What will you do to save mother earth'

    Apr 28, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - The first Earth Day event took place in the United States April 22, 1970, with 20 million people participating in demonstrations demanding the government take action to combat pollution.

  • U.S. military community volunteers help uncover Roman history

    Apr 28, 2010

    They came, they dug, and they sifted through thousands of years of European history.

  • Garrison Commander and ROKA Commander trade gifts

    Apr 28, 2010

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander exchanges paperweights with Brig. Gen. Huo, ll-Hoi, commander, 65th Republic of Korea army, at an appreciation dinner held April 22 in USAG-RC Mitchell's Club. "These partnerships strengthen ties between our Soldiers and local national hosts, which builds added resilience in our families," Jackson said. "The generosity of Korea's neighborhoods, and cities is astounding. Just as in America, communities surrounding our garrisons devise new ways, both large and small, to demonstrate their appreciation for Soldiers and Families."

  • New One Stop Center opens on Red Cloud

    Apr 28, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Garrison officials and members of the installation footprint celebrated the opening of the new One Stop Center April 21.

  • Warriors vie for points in Obstacle Course Challenge

    Apr 28, 2010

    CAMP HOVEY - Soldiers from units throughout Warrior Country came to the Camp Hovey obstacle course, also known as the confidence course, to compete in the second annual Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Obstacle Course Challenge April 17. The event had more than 50 competitors participate in three different categories of the competition: individual men's, individual women's and the men's team event.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Linda A. Ratliff

    Aug 29, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Linda A. Ratliff

  • U.S. Soldiers Honor Boy Scouts at Texas Size Camp

    Apr 27, 2010

    Soldiers from the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) loaded into vans and drove three hours to Coleman, Texas to help more than 1,000 Boy Scouts...

  • Hoax phone calls no laughing matter to Vermont Guard

    Apr 27, 2010

    Families of Vermont National Guardsmen recently received calls about their loved ones, leaving them distraught and searching for answers. They later found out that these phone calls were nothing but a hoax. State and federal officials are now asking who would do something like this.

  • 11th MP Battalion (CID) furls colors, heads for Kuwait, Iraq

    Apr 27, 2010

    Some of the Soldiers in the 11th Military Police Battalion (Criminal Investigation Command) have never deployed before; some have never even left the U.S.; and a couple have been to the Middle East and back five times. Within the next week, they'll be scattered all over the country of Iraq. The battalion officially cased its colors at Starker Gym Tuesday morning in anticipation of its mission to investigate both U.S. and foreign personnel all across Iraq in the event of unlawful circumstances.

  • Surgeon general: Nothing to hide at WTUs

    Apr 27, 2010

    The Army surgeon general invited members of the press, politicians and especially parents and families of Soldiers now assigned to the Army's "Warrior Transition Units" to see for themselves what conditions exist there.

  • 25ID Soldiers compete for Best Warrior title

    Apr 27, 2010

    Six 25th Infantry Division Soldiers tested their physical and mental capabilities in events that a Soldier must be able to do in garrison and combat environments during the division's Best Warrior Competition April 19-22 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Boston Marathon comes to Iraq

    Apr 27, 2010

    Besting roughly 400 other civilian and military runners from all over Iraq, Sgt. Derek Miller won the sixth annual Boston Marathon at Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq, April 18.

  • Army transition managers seek better methods, lines of communications

    Apr 27, 2010

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - For the first time, this past fall, the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Headquarters combined three key human resource functions in one training conference.

  • "First In - First Year"

    Apr 27, 2010

    "Sky Soldiers"

  • Major League Baseball supports Army mission

    Apr 27, 2010

    JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Representatives for the Major League Baseball website www.mlb.com visited Army Support Activity-Dix April 23, to shoot interviews with Soldiers that will be used to promote online U.S. Army recruitment efforts.

  • Army Logistics Around the World

    Apr 27, 2010

    On April 16, 2010, the Army G-4 unveiled a new Pentagon display called "Army Logistics Around the World." Using digital images, videos, and captions, the exhibit showcases the crucial tasks completed everyday by more than 300,000 Army Logisticians all over the world. These are the photos currently on display in the display. To submit materials for the display, email devon.hylander@us.army.mil.

  • Army Greco-Roman wrestlers dominate U.S. Open

    Apr 27, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Glenn Garrison and Spc. Nathan Piasecki led Army wrestlers to the Greco-Roman team title April 23-24 at the U.S. Open in Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center.

  • Cajun Festival fills Fort Polk with fun

    Apr 27, 2010

    A slideshow of photos from Fort Polk's annual CajunFest, held on the installation April 17. The celebration highlights Cajun music and cuisine.

  • African Land Forces Summit

    Apr 27, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> African Land Forces Summit is a premiere engagement opportunity that brings together land forces chiefs of staff from African nations and military leaders from the U.S. Army to discuss topics based on the theme "Adapting Land Forces to 21st Century Security Challenges." Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett III, U.S. Army Africa commander, will host the inaugural African Land Forces Summit in Washington, DC, May 10-14, 2010, on behalf of Gen. George W. Casey Jr., U.S. Army Chief of Staff.

  • Reset & Fielding time

    Apr 27, 2010

    Perry Taylor, Closed Combat Weapon Systems Project Manager Office, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., recently assisted members of the 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, at Fort Drum, N.Y., with check-out procedures and system confidence tests on equipment before final acceptance by the 3rd BCT.

  • Army to Muster Individual Ready Reserves Soldiers

    Apr 27, 2010

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command will conduct Readiness Musters for some 150 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers at the Veteran's Affairs (VA) Medical Center Manhattan, 423 E. 23rd Street, New York, during the weekend 1-2 May.

  • SFCC construction moves along on Fort Carson

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The Soldier Family Care Center, Fort Carson's newest major medical facility is steadily progressing to an autumn opening date.

  • Garrison manager takes to the road with strategic communication messages

    Apr 27, 2010

    DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. - Leaders in all walks of life have different ways of explaining the who, what, when, where and how of their organizations.

  • Combat engineers compete for 'Best Sapper' title

    Apr 27, 2010

    The three-day 2010 Best Sapper Competition was held at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 19-21. Organized into two-person teams, the competition's concept was to not only determine the "Best Sapper" team, but to challenge and test the knowledge, physical prowess and mental fortitude of the participants. The competition is the Engineer equivalent of the Best Ranger Competition, and provides a showcase for the Army's elite Soldiers in combat-engineering military occupation specialties.

  • 52nd Engineer Bn. reactivates at Carson

    Apr 27, 2010

    The 52nd Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, unfurled its colors for the first time in five years during an activation and ribbon-cutting ceremony at the battalion's new facilities April 16.

  • Third Army partners with Lebanon for Public Affairs exchange

    Apr 27, 2010

    Third Army partnered with the Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate officers at the Ministry of Defense, for a Public Affairs information exchange in Beirut, Lebanon, April 12-17.

  • Carson displays Army might for Airmen

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Twenty-three nominees for Air Force Space Command's Outstanding Airmen of the Year left Fort Carson April 8 with a greater understanding of their sister service.

  • Army Battlefield Medical Records Program Director Earns Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service

    Apr 27, 2010

  • Benelux named best in DoD

    Apr 27, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - The American Forces Information Service and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs named the Benelux best in the Department of Defense in the 2009 Thomas Jefferson Awards.

  • Fort Drum Guthrie Clinic Hourly Care clinic supports patients

    Apr 27, 2010

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team opens new dining facility

    Apr 27, 2010

  • Fort Drum community cleans up for Earth Day

    Apr 27, 2010

    Fort Drum community cleans up for Earth Day

  • Chief of Staff visits Soldiers in Kirkuk

    Apr 27, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. made a visit to Forward Operating Base Warrior, here, where he honored the Iron Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of Fort Bliss, Texas, for their hard work.

  • Point Alpha: Remembering those who served on Freedom's Frontier

    Apr 27, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A point of stalemate still serves as a reminder to German and American officials that "liberty cannot be taken for granted."

  • Fort Drum employee receives elite fellowship in Rome

    Apr 27, 2010

    Fort Drum employee receives elite fellowship in Rome

  • Staying safe while online -- tips for using social media

    Apr 27, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "I'm not here to make you paranoid; I just want to make you aware." A,A That's the message Information Assurance instructor Lori Schlichter impressed upon listeners during Secure Use of Social Networking Sites training in Baumholder and Wiesbaden in early April.

  • Cavalry Soldiers hone angular marksmanship skills

    Apr 27, 2010

    Soldiers shooting high or low during weapons qualifications is bad, but a 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry troop (of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division) purposely trained shooting high and low at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., April 11. The Soldiers are training for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Tattoos no longer taboo - art form tells Soldiers' tales

    Apr 27, 2010

    It's often said the U.S. Army is a microcosm of the United States' general population. Nowhere is that statement more evident than in the wear of tattoos.

  • Combat advisor class 93 completes capstone exercise

    Apr 27, 2010

    The culminating training event for combat advisors at Fort Polk, referred to as the capstone, tests their ability to apply the tactical and technical training they have received and how they advise and assist host nation security forces. The capstone held April 14-16 placed the combat advisors of class 93 through a series of unique scenarios based on team specialties.

  • "Spartan" Soldiers flex their muscles

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Pushing humvees, flipping huge tires and working their way through a challenging triathlon were all in a day's work for the Soldiers of the 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, during strongman and triathlon competitions here, April 21.

  • Pushing to win PT competition

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- At 6:00 a.m. more than 130 officers from the 41st Fires Brigade lined the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment softball field to participate in a physical fitness competition, April 20.

  • Soldiers conduct platoon live-fire lanes

    Apr 27, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Building on previous off-post training and leading into a culminating force-on-force event, Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment conducted a platoon live-fire exercise at Camp Guernsey, Wyo. April 17. First Lt. Richard Lovering, acting commander of Troop C, 3-89 Cav., said the training objective was to get his Soldiers used to moving in platoon formations and engaging the enemy with live rounds. The mission he gave the Soldiers was to clear a route in preparation for a commander's Key Leader Engagement (KLE) in a village at the end of the training lane.

  • Chaplain delivers 'morale chow' to feed troops' bodies, spirits

    Apr 27, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment received a treat and a training break when their chaplain arrived on a rifle range with chow at Camp Guernsey, Wyo. April 14. Chaplain (Capt.) Henry Son, 3-89's squadron chaplain, visited Troop D Soldiers on the known-distance rifle range. Spc. Dustin Napier, chaplain's assistant, and 94th Brigade Support Battalion cooks attached to "Demon" Troop brought hot "Slugger Steak Sandwiches" to the Troops in the field as part of the chaplain's "morale chow" program.

  • CAV Squadron mortar men consolidate to live-fire weapons systems

    Apr 27, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Mortar men from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment conducted a consolidated live-fire exercise while training at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., April 14 and April 15. Mortar crews from A, B and C Troops manned 60mm and 120mm mortar weapons systems for the live-fire exercise as forward observes from squadron Fire Support Teams (FiSTers) provided target coordinates. Sgt. Matthew Leue, Troop C mortar section chief, said the value of the live-fire training is "through the roof," because in Afghanistan, calling for indirect fire is going to be (a) key to keeping their cavalry scouts and infantrymen brethren alive.

  • Live-fire exercise trains Soldiers to defend convoys

    Apr 27, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Preparing for a deployment, Cavalry Soldiers who transport supplies, maintain equipment and protect leaders practiced defending convoys in an Afghan-like environment using live rounds at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., April 13.

  • West Point Jazz Knights heat up D.C. during Jazz Appreciation Month

    Apr 27, 2010

    The West Point Jazz Knights put on a free public performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., April 26 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. The Knights, an active-duty band, don't tour often, but were invited to perform at various locations around D.C. Additional locations include the Sylvan Amphitheater on the National Mall, where they played Saturday and Blues Alley in Georgetown where a performance is scheduled Tuesday evening. The West Point Band is the U.S. Army's oldest active band and the oldest unit at the United States Military Academy.

  • Boston Marathon comes to Iraq

    Apr 27, 2010

    Besting roughly 400 other civilian and military runners from all over Iraq, Army Sgt. Derek Miller won the sixth-annual Boston Marathon at Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq April 18, 2010, with a time of 3:01:00, and shared the laurels was Spc. Janelle A. Drennan, whose 3:40:09 made her the first female finisher.

  • May 2010 Soldiers magazine

    Apr 27, 2010

    Soldiers magazine, May 2010

  • Self-defense class promotes awareness, prevention

    Apr 27, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The image of a self-defense class might conjure thoughts of aggressive physical action - students kicking or punching their way out of an attacker's grasp, for example.

  • A general's heroes

    Apr 27, 2010

    Gen. David Petraeus was fielding questions on weapons, strategy and tactics, when teenager Sean Wilson posed a simple question: "Who are your military heroes from history'"

  • Kayaking course offers new challenges

    Apr 27, 2010

    If you have ever been curious about kayaking, the opportunity to learn is as close as Benyaurd Indoor Pool.

  • GI Film Festival returning for 4th year

    Apr 27, 2010

    "We're living in a time of war and the last thing we need to be doing is tearing down our warriors. We need to be lifting them up. We knew there had to be films out there that told the other side of the story, and they just lacked a vehicle. So we decided to provide one for them with a film festival.

  • Army South Soldier reenlists above Haiti

    Apr 27, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A U.S. Army South soldier completed her first reenlistment while flying in a UH-60 Blackhawk more than 300 feet above Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 24.

  • Working group helping to alleviate traffic issues

    Apr 27, 2010

    With Base Realignment and Closure in full effect and construction ongoing through out the installation, the importance of traffic management is at an all-time high.

  • Army dentists create smiles in Nicaragua

    Apr 27, 2010

    In support of U.S. Army South's Beyond the Horizon mission, the Army Reserve's 307th Dental Company from Vallejo, Calif., returned from Mateare, Nicaragua, after providing dental services for over 1,200 Nicaraguans from April 12 - 22.

  • 4-2 SBCT takes another step forward

    Apr 27, 2010

    With the stroke of a pen, the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division took another step forward towards the responsible reduction of forces in Iraq, transferring responsibility of Joint Coordination Center Abu Ghraib to their Iraqi Police partners during a ceremony here April 20.

  • Hundreds improve Accotink Bay in watershed cleanup

    Apr 27, 2010

    Members of the Fort Belvoir community teamed up Sunday morning to participate in the 22nd Annual Alice Ferguson Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at Tompkins Basin.

  • Tomb Guard Quarters Tour

    Apr 27, 2010

    Chris Mazdner(left) from Savanac Lake, NY, a member of the 2010 U.S. Olympic Luge Team takes a photo with Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commander, Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington. Mazdner is joining the Army and will become a member of the World Class Athlete Program. Mazdzer said joining the Army will "give me a chance to serve my country and still serve as a member of the Olympic program.

  • 40-year draftee

    Apr 27, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger, the command sergeant major for Army Materiel Command at Fort Belvoir, Va., is now in his 38th year of continuous service to the Army. He joined for a reason few other Soldiers today can claim: he was drafted.

  • Belvoir remembers the Holocaust

    Apr 27, 2010

    A special breakfast was held April 15 at Fort Belvoir's Officers' Club to remember the Holocaust - a period considered by scholars to be one of the darkest in human history.

  • Wartime poetry

    Apr 27, 2010

    Three poems were chosen in a writing competition to represent different elements of war: expression of creativity while in the field, the pain of missing a loved one, and honoring the memory of fallen friends.

  • Questions and answers with the ACC Executive Director

    Apr 27, 2010

    The editor recently sat down with Jeff Parson, executive director, Army Contracting Command, for answers to questions heard from around the command.

  • Intern program vital in refreshing the workforce

    Apr 27, 2010

    Detroit, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Houston and Ramstein, Germany are only a handful of locations that attract participants to the Contracting Career Intern Program; many from different walks of life apply but only a few are chosen to experience this challenging yet rewarding career path. The program offers reachable goals for participants while providing a gateway for eager trainees to enter the federal working environment, and is considered effective recruiting.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Apr 27, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Tactical Radio Branch employees overhaul, repair, modify, upgrade, test and field various types of man-pack, portable, survival and vehicle FM receiver-transmitters used to provide short range, two-way communications.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Apr 27, 2010

    Soldiers with Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, patrol a bridge and a few roads in Baghdad in search for possible insurgent activity April 18

  • Women's Self-Defense class teaches confidence, awareness and fighting skills

    Apr 27, 2010

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - The U.S. Department of Justice reported that in 2008 there were an estimated 182,000 cases of sexual assault or rape of females age 12 or older in America.

  • USF-I STB Spur Ride

    Apr 27, 2010

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