Archive: Apr 2010

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  • Odierno notes progress of Iraqi forces

    Apr 27, 2010

    As the troop drawdown continues in Iraq, the top U.S. commander there said he's convinced the Iraqi security forces are ready to take over more responsibility, and that the sacrifices the United States has made to get to this point will prove worthwhile.

  • Official calls wounded warriors report 'unrepresentative'

    Apr 27, 2010

    The focus of a New York Times article depicting neglect and suffering endured by a group of wounded Soldiers recovering in an Army program is unrepresentative of the recovery effort at large, the Army surgeon general said Monday.

  • Sexual assault impact is detrimental to Army family

    Apr 27, 2010

    The message reinforced the theme for April, which is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month: 'What hurts one, affects all. Preventing sexual assault is everyone's duty.'

  • Army medical researchers in Kenya mark World Malaria Day 2010

    Apr 27, 2010

    Hundreds of local people gathered Sunday at Kit Mikayi primary school to mark World Malaria Day 2010 with educational skits, songs and dance.

  • 7th CSC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Apr 27, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael E. Biere assumed the responsibility as command sergeant major of the 7th Civil Support Command from Command Sgt. Maj. David Stading during a change of responsibility ceremony held at Daenner Parade Field here April 24.

  • Holocaust in the hills of Tuscany

    Apr 27, 2010

    OLIVETO, Italy-Tucked away in the rolling hills of Tuscany is a small medieval town called Oliveto that has a past that few would ever guess. As part of National Holocaust Days of Remembrance, service members from Camp Darby visited Villa Oliveto, a World War II concentration camp, located a few miles west of Arezzo.

  • BOB on the FOB comes back to Iraq

    Apr 27, 2010

    Merrifield is a member of the personal security detachment for Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, deputy commanding general of operations for United States Forces-Iraq, but in his off time, creates cartoons that have become something of a touchstone for deployed troops and civilians alike.

  • Task Force Rock Soldiers Prepare for Medical Outreach

    Apr 27, 2010

    Soldiers from 2nd Bn., 503rd Inf. Regt., Task Force Rock help prepare for a village medical outreach in the Noorgal district of eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province.

  • Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at the 2010 Marshall Army ROTC Seminar

    Apr 26, 2010

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, TRADOC commander, addressed the attendees of the Marshall Army ROTC Award Seminar in Lexington, Va. on Apr. 16. The seminar invites cadets from 274 colleges and universities to participate in discussion on issues ranging from nuclear power to foreign affairs. 2010 marks the second year Dempsey has spoken at the event. To learn more about the Marshall Army ROTC Seminar, please go here: marshallarmyrotc.org/history.html

  • 25th ID takes aim at sexual assault, harassment

    Apr 26, 2010

    The 25th Infantry Division is recognizing National Sexual Assault Awareness Month by continuing the Army's program against sexual harassment and assault, and by encouraging leaders, Soldiers and family members to intervene wherever and whenever necessary.

  • Army Community Covenant celebrates second year

    Apr 26, 2010

    The Army Community Covenant commemorates its two-year anniversary this month with appreciation for communities, organizations and Americans who continue to support Soldiers and their families.

  • Nazi Holocaust remembered at Presidio event

    Apr 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. Aca,!" Days of Remembrance of the European Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 was observed at the Presidio of Monterey in an afternoon event at the Tin Barn auditorium on April 21.

  • Last Voyage of the Vulcan

    Apr 26, 2010

    Members of the 467th Transportation Company, an Army Reserve unit from Tacoma, Wash., moved the Floating Machine Shop (FMS) Vulcan to Seattle. Vulcan, built for the Army in the 1950s, was the last vessel of its type in the Army inventory. It will now be used by the Seattle Maritime Academy as a floating classroom.

  • TAPS seminar unites Families of fallen Soldiers

    Apr 26, 2010

  • Last Voyage of the Vulcan

    Apr 26, 2010

    An Army Reserve tugboat crew from the 467th Transportation Company in Tacoma, Wash., moves the Floating Machine Shop Vulcan, FMS-789, to its new home in Seattle. Vulcan, the last craft of its type in Army inventory, will be used by the Seattle Maritime Academy as a floating classroom.

  • IRR Musters critical to maintaining readiness

    Apr 26, 2010

    About 90 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers were called to duty to attend an IRR muster over the weekend as part of their service obligation to the Army.

  • Nazi Holocaust remembered at Presidio event

    Apr 26, 2010

    The Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany was the subject of a Days of Remembrance observance at the Presidio of Monterey, Calif., on April 21.

  • Army marksmen take 3 golds in China

    Apr 26, 2010

    Wins all over the globe during the past two weeks for Soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit included three gold medals and two bronze at the China World Cup Games.

  • Kevin Sorbo Sends Message to the Troops

    Apr 26, 2010

    Actor Kevin Sorbo sent an open letter to the troops expressing his support for their service and sacrifice. His is the fifth such letter as part of the "Letter from Hollywood" project created by fellow actor and friend D.B. Sweeney.

  • Kevin Sorbo

    Apr 26, 2010

    Known around the world as Hercules, Kevin Sorbo also played Captain Dylan Hunt on the popular series "Andromeda."

  • Soldiers reintegrate through Warrior Adventure Quest

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff recently created a program called Warrior Adventure Quest, which takes Soldiers on all-day physical activities as part of their reintegration program after coming home from deployment.

  • Community Covenant Commemorates Two-Year Anniversary

    Apr 26, 2010

    The Army Community Covenant commemorates its two year anniversary with appreciation and thanks for communities, organizations and Americans who continue to support our Soldiers and their Families.

  • Carson, community express concerns

    Apr 26, 2010

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The impacts of the Mountain Post's growth and increased deployment schedule took center stage earlier this month as about 300 people attended the Fort Carson Community Partnership Town Hall at the Doubletree Hotel Colorado Springs-World Arena.

  • Fort Bliss thanks volunteers

    Apr 26, 2010

    Fort Bliss volunteers received royal treatment April 21 during the "What a Wednesday" luncheon held at East Fort Bliss.

  • 402nd AFSB welcomes new leader in rare change of command in Iraq

    Apr 26, 2010

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade conducted a rare Iraq change of command ceremony at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation East Recreation Center here April 21 as the "Power Team" welcomed its new leader. Col. Brian R. Haebig relinquished command to Col. Lawrence W. Fuller, who is arriving from the Pentagon where he was the chief, Contingency Operations Division, deputy chief of staff, Army G-4/Logistics. Haebig's next assignment will be chief of logistics for I Corp at Fort Lewis, Wash.

  • Army program captures and stores wisdom

    Apr 26, 2010

    U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command has launched a program to harvest and store knowledge in a single, searchable location. The goal is to build a wisdom infrastructure in order to mitigate potential knowledge loss within the command as members of its workforce begin to retire.

  • SAMC welcomes new 'Wagonmasters'

    Apr 26, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Four noncommissioned officers with the 15th Sustainment Brigade were inducted into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club during a ceremony at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation center here April 16.

  • Georgian support unit passes torch to Texans

    Apr 26, 2010

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - The outgoing 260th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., transferred authority to their replacement, the 373rd CSSB, 15th Sust. Bde., out of Beaumont, Texas, in a ceremony in front of the battalion headquarters here April 22.

  • Transportation Company Participates in Responsible Drawdown of U.S. Forces in Iraq

    Apr 26, 2010

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Members of the 1483rd Transportation Company, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), have been working as a Mobile Redistribution Team to facilitate the removal of excess equipment from Iraq.

  • Spending quality time with dad

    Apr 26, 2010

    Children from Fort McPherson's Child, Youth and Schools Services (CYSS) pre-kindergarten class eat donuts with their fathers during a "Donuts with Dad" session April 14 at the CYSS building on Fort McPherson. Fathers used the event to share breakfest and time with their children. The program was created to complement a "Muffins with Mom" program held in March.

  • 7th Signal Command (Theater) Heads into Second Year of Enterprise Network Transformation

    Apr 26, 2010

    What is it' The ArmyAca,!a,,cs LandWarNet (LWN) transformation will continue during 2010 and beyond as 7th Signal Command (Theater) (7th SC (T)) leads the march to consolidate command and control of network enterprise centers (NECs) in the Continental U.S. (CONUS) and Army South (ARSOUTH) area of responsibility (AOR) into a single, preeminent Army network enterprise. The command marked its first anniversary on March 6, 2010 and reached full operational capability in October 2009.

  • Bliss BOSS Soldiers enjoy "Military Weekend with UTEP Softball"

    Apr 26, 2010

    EL PASO, TEXAS (April 24, 2010) -- Spc. Kaitlin Lunceford, a Soldier from Fort Bliss and president of the post's Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, is joined by University of Texas at El Paso softball players as she tosses out the ceremonial first pitch at UTEP's Helen of Troy Softball Complex. Lunceford and Bliss Soldiers were special guests at "Military Weekend with UTEP Softball" as the Miners opened a weekend series against the Blazers of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. All military identification holders were welcomed into the park free of charge.

  • Staff hires support PCMS

    Apr 26, 2010

  • Imagination rains down in bubbles, parachutes

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. - The imaginations of Fort McPherson's youth soared Monday when 36 children from the Child Youth and Schools Services preschool and pre-kindergarten classes took to Hedekin Field on Fort McPherson to play with parachutes, bubble wands and inflatable beach balls. Jocelyn Coleman, U.S. Army Garrison Army Community Service chief, said the event was brainstormed by members of ACS's Family Advocacy Program.

  • Alcohol and youth

    Apr 26, 2010

    During spring break in Panama City this year, four teenagers fell off hotel balconies after they had been drinking alcohol. Two of those teenagers lost their life; one of whom lived in Winder. One won a scholarship to play college football that he will now never get to use. Another had written on his Facebook page that day of how much he was loving his life; now the fullness of that life will never be realized.

  • CSA meets Jordan King and visits troops

    Apr 26, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. met with King AbdullahII, King of the Kingdom of Jordan, at his office in Amman, Jordan, April 26, 2010. The King and Casey spoke about the military to military relationships between Jordan and the U.S.

  • Therapeutic journaling promotes healing

    Apr 26, 2010

    In a journal, Soldiers can vent without fear of retribution, and clear their minds of stressful thoughts and memories. Journaling gives the ability to see one's thoughts from a new perspective.

  • Chowin' down: Bucky's holds wing-eating competition

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - In what turned out to be a competition much tougher than originally predicted, Jason Melofchik, Contract Specialist with the Army Contracting Command, polished away 33 chicken wings in eight minutes during the first chicken wing eating competition at Bucky's here April 15.

  • Picatinny's on facebook...are you a fan'

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinnyans who want the latest command updates can now have them delivered to their Facebook accounts.

  • Holocaust survivor shares life story

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT MCPHERSON, Ga. - Sixty-eight years ago, Tosia Schneider made a promise to her mother that if she survived the Nazi persecution in Poland,

  • Chief of Staff visits Jordanian defense officials

    Apr 26, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. met with Jordanian defense officials April 25, 2010 in Jordan. While meeting, Casey spoke about topics that ranged from security in the Middle East to transforming the U.S. Army.

  • All drivers responsible for motorcycle safety

    Apr 26, 2010

    As our weather continues to warm and the call of the open road beckons, many motorcyclists will be answering that call. It's important that drivers of both the two-wheeled and four-wheeled forms of transportation share the responsibility of ensuring the safety of these bikers.

  • 1/405th AFSB realigns LBE program in Germany

    Apr 26, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - The 1st Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade is realigning the Left Behind Equipment program in Germany in order to streamline operations and consolidate support to the Soldier.

  • Renovations raise the bar for Presidio community member medical care

    Apr 26, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey's medical clinic, run by the California Medical Detachment, is in the final phase of a $22-million upgrade.

  • Opportunities abound for youth at career fair

    Apr 26, 2010

    Whether they were trying to get their first summer job or taking their first steps toward a life-long career, many of the attendees at Saturday's U.S. Army Garrison Army Community Service Youth Career Fair on Fort McPherson agreed that any opportunity for employment was an opportunity worth exploring.

  • 115th CSHAca,!E+tests protective equipment for Army

    Apr 26, 2010

    For the first time in 13 years, the Army is testing a chemically and biologically protected deployable hospital. The test involving the 115th Combat Support Hospital, took place in the parking lot of Alligator Lake north of Fort Polk April 19. The system uses plastic tent liners and positive pressurization to keep out dangerous airborne contaminants

  • Fort Eustis Warrior in Transition to compete at first-ever Warrior Games

    Apr 26, 2010

    Fort Eustis Warrior in Transition chosen to compete in Warrior Games

  • MG Alleyn

    Apr 26, 2010

  • "Ironhorse" receives new commanders

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - After two successful years of commanding the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Col. Tobin Green relinquished his command to Col. Scott Efflandt during a ceremony on Cooper Field, here, April 23.

  • Get More Army Reserve News On Our Social Media Sites

    Apr 26, 2010

  • Follow the Army Reserve

    Apr 26, 2010

    Links package for Army Reserve social media.

  • Lehi leaders first in state to sign Community Covenant

    Apr 26, 2010

  • Army Reserve celebrates 102nd anniversary with re-enlistment

    Apr 26, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers representing all 50 states and U.S. territories took the oath of re-enlistment Friday during the fifth annual National Capitol Re-enlistment Ceremony, in celebration of the Army Reserve's 102nd Anniversary.

  • Mortar men train in Afghan-like environment

    Apr 26, 2010

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, seized an opportunity for extra training to practice their newly-qualified mortar skills on the parade field at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., April 11.

  • 2nd Bn, 4th Inf Reg medics answer when comrades call

    Apr 26, 2010

    Thoughts of life and death in a combat zone can consume a Soldier. Having confidence in the first line of medical assistance when the worst happens is critical to Soldiers putting aside those fears and focusing on the mission at hand. The medics of 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division conducted trauma lanes April 15 to ease anxieties in fellow Soldiers by continuing to improve their medical skills. This intense, day-long training takes on the feel of macabre theater in which every Soldier plays a part to demonstrate the realities of combat medicine.

  • 75th NFL Draft

    Apr 26, 2010

    NEW YORK (April 22-24, 2010) About 200 service members - representing units from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Connecticut - converged on Radio City Music Hall to take part in this year's NFL Draft. Soldiers who participated in the Draft engaged television personalities, new draft picks, and present and veteran players Aca,!" including New Orleans SaintsAca,!a,,c quarterback Drew Brees, ABC News anchor (and military supporter) Bob Woodruff, ESPN NFL analyst and veteran quarterback Ron Jaworski, former New York Giant Tiki Barber, and others. Activities also included onstage recognition by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, viewed by millions on ESPN, ESPN2 and the NFL Network.

  • 'Go-to-guy' earns depot-level quarterly award

    Apr 26, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--'Go-to-guy' earns depot-level quarterly award

  • Is Korea in Your Future'

    Apr 26, 2010

    The commander of the Korea-based 2nd Infantry Division and his wife will address Fort Benning Soldiers and families with Korean assignments in their future from 3:30-6 p.m., Wednesday, April 28 in Pratt Hall (Room 328), which is located in Ridgway Hall (Bldg. 35).

  • CEREMONY HONORS LIFETIME OF ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

    Apr 26, 2010

    CEREMONY HONORS LIFETIME OF ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

  • Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Apr 26, 2010

    Mark Grimmette (center), a member of the U.S. 2010 Olympic Luge team, with the assistance of a Tomb Guard, lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on April 22, 2010. The wreath was laid on behalf of the 2010 U.S. Olympic Luge Teams. Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst (left), commander, Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and The U.S.

  • Tobyhanna sharpens Talon armament

    Apr 26, 2010

    Tobyhanna is meeting a short suspense to provide an installation kit that offers armored protection for a mine-detecting robot.

  • AMCOM reps visit Hood aviators

    Apr 26, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - For the last 25 years, Peggy Hunt, an Army Contracting Command contracting officer has been a behind-the-scenes player in the overall development of the AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter.

  • USAMU Soldiers off and running in 2010

    Apr 26, 2010

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit picked up where they left off their successful 2009 competitive shooting season with wins all over the globe the past two weeks.

  • 210th Brigade Support Battalion Soldiers Train Iraqis in Supply Management

    Apr 26, 2010

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers with a 10th Mountain Division Logistics Transition and Advisory team have spent the past four weeks in an Iraqi federal police supply warehouse teaching the FP accountability, inventory and organization techniques.

  • Bringing closure to wounded Veterans

    Apr 26, 2010

    "They had me hidden in the sergeant major's office," said Staff Sgt. Julio Arredondo, "They told me he was looking all around." Moments later, the governance noncommissioned officer with the 486th Civil Affair Battalion emerged and surprised his brother, Sgt. (Retired) Juan Arredondo, both natives of Coachella, Calif., during a welcoming ceremony at the al-Faw Palace in Baghdad, April 5, 2010.

  • Female Soldiers Meet Female Students in Mazar E Sharif

    Apr 26, 2010

    MAZAR E SHARIF, Afghanistan - The Soldiers of the Female Engagement Team, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, had their first opportunity to interact with the local female population by going to a school and meeting the female students at Rabai Balkhaey Fatima in Mazar e Sharif, Afghanistan, April 21.

  • Female Soldiers Train for Key Roles in Local Community Interaction

    Apr 26, 2010

    CAMP SPANN, Afghanistan - Select female Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, attended a unique training this past week in order to form a Female Engagement Team with Capt. Lisa Kirby, commander, C Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, in the lead at Camp Mike Spann, Afghanistan, April 12-16.

  • Relations building part of joint patrols

    Apr 26, 2010

    Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade and the Tactical PSYOP Detachment, 318th Psychological Operations Company, recently conducted one of their routine joint patrols with the Iraqi Army to search out leads on suspicious behavior leading to mortar and rocket attacks in Basra Province.

  • Army researchers bring kids to work

    Apr 26, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Tiffany Green discusses the Army's meals ready to eat during the Army Research Laboratory's Take Your Child to Work at Aberdeen Proving Ground April 22. Half of the kids' day was focused on hands-on science and Soldiers during hands-on demonstrations that included making slime and producing photosynthesis in a cup to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The afternoon gave a chance for the kids to see day-to-day activities of the laboratory and the everyday tasks their parents perform. About 60 kids participated in the yearly event.

  • 21st TSC holds retreat, retirement ceremony

    Apr 26, 2010

    The late afternoon sun provided a picture perfect backdrop to illuminate the shiny promise of new beginnings when the 21st Theater Sustainment Command held its retreat and retirement ceremony at the parade field on Panzer Kaserne here April 23.

  • 4-9 Infantry Soldiers answer the call

    Apr 26, 2010

    Soldiers with Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, assisted the 4th Battalion, 24th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Divisionon, a search for a suspected weapons cache April 12.

  • The Army's Starfish Program and an emphasis on decentralization

    Apr 26, 2010

    The past eight-plus years of war has taught us many things as an Army. One particular lesson we've learned is that decentralized threats are best countered by also decentralizing our own capabilities. To adapt to what we've learned, the Army is training its leaders to think, act, and operate more decentralized. Now, through the promotion of mission orders, commander's intent and a new pilot program titled "The Army's Starfish Program", we are taking additional steps to promote decentralization as yet another tool to counter decentralized and networked threats.

  • Morris chamber says goodbye to Picatinnyan, awards Army supporter

    Apr 26, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Joseph Nazzaro, Executive Director of Leadership Morris, presented Richard Eastman, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, with the Leadership Morris Alumni Achievement award, April 9.

  • SHAPE one of several big winners at annual 'Topper' awards

    Apr 26, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - SHAPE Players lively production of the musical "Anyone Can Whistle" was the most awarded community theatre performance at the annual Tournament of Plays "Topper" Awards Show April 24 at Patrick Henry Village here.

  • Warrior Leadership Course comes to Camp Bondsteel

    Apr 26, 2010

    Soldiers at Camp Bondsteel recently had the opportunity to go through the first level of leadership courses offered by the Army. Three groups of 54 students each went through Warrior Leadership Course, which is designed to instill confidence and leadership capabilities in younger troops. Instructors were brought in from U.S. Army bases where they teach the courses full-time.

  • Surpassing the standard

    Apr 26, 2010

    We have recently surpassed the 200-day mark of this deployment, an event marked by a BBQ attended by members of the Liaison and Monitoring Teams (LMT), which included Soldiers from five nations and seven states. As I attended this celebration I took time to think about what we have accomplished here so far.

  • 402nd Army Field Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    Apr 26, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Soldiers, Airmen and civilians watched as the commander of the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade handed over his civilians to another, during a change of command ceremony April 21 at Morale, Welfare and Recreation east at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • The Tomb of the Unknowns

    Jan 7, 2014

    A lone Soldier stands on an open plaza, buffeted by bone-chilling wind. Twenty-one steps. Turn. Stand at attention for 21 seconds. Turn. Repeat. The sun drops. The temperature falls. The crowds depart. The Soldier continues his solitary walk.

  • Diverse 'Archangel' team unites for life-saving operations in USD-N

    Apr 25, 2010

    Team Archangel is an air mobile force that travels by helicopter virtually anywhere on the battlefield in United States Division-North. Their value is in their mobility, speed and wealth of expertise. The unit integrates aviation Soldiers from 2nd Assault Bn., 25th Avn. Regt., TF Diamond Head, 25th CAB, with an infantry "Blues" Platoon from 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. According to Capt. Seidel, it's a complimentary mix perfectly suited for their unique mission set.

  • Creation of the U.S. Army Public Health Command

    Apr 25, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The commander of the U.S. Army Medical Command has directed the establishment of a U.S. Army Public Health Command (USAPHC) as a subordinate command. The creation of the USAPHC will integrate select missions from the U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine and the U.S. Army Veterinary Command (VETCOM) to form the core of the USAPHC. The USAPHC became provisional on Oct. 1, 2009, and includes all of the USACHPPM missions and services. Select missions (levels III-V) of VETCOM will become part of the USAPHC (Prov) in spring of 2010 and fully integrate by Oct. 1, 2010.

  • New Armed Forces Reserve Center opens at Westover Air Reserve Base, MA

    Apr 25, 2010

    Hundreds of military service members in the Massachusetts and Connecticut areas have a new "home" after the official opening of a new, joint reserve center recently.

  • Renewing commitment 350 feet above Port-au-Prince

    Apr 25, 2010

    On April 24, Spc. Sarah Lystra, administration specialist, U.S. Army South, took advantage of her deployment to Haiti to conduct her reenlistment ceremony while flying 350 feet above Port-au-Prince, Haiti on a helicopter from the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment deployed from Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Oakdale community dedicates grove to service members

    Apr 25, 2010

    Members of local businesses, schools, scout troops and veteran organizations gathered to dedicate seven historical trees and two benches to service members at Donaldson Community Park Saturday.

  • Movement control battalion receives new commander

    Apr 25, 2010

    Soldiers and family members gathered to welcome the incoming commander of the 313th Movement Control Battalion at the 1st Sgt. Adam Brandt Army Reserve Center Saturday.

  • Adm. Mike Mullen visits Pittsburgh about veterans' benefits

    Apr 25, 2010

    Adm. Mike Mullen's visit to Pittsburgh and panel discussion at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum at the University of Pittsburgh about veterans' benefits.

  • Host Nation Chemical Training with 62nd Chemical Company

    Apr 25, 2010

  • IRR to Augment the 53d IBCT

    Apr 25, 2010

  • 53rd IBCT Transfer of Authority Ceremony

    Apr 25, 2010

  • Polish KFOR Soldiers show quick reaction skills during validation exercise

    Apr 25, 2010

    Polish KFOR Soldiers of Multinational Battle Group East (MNBG E) got their first chance April 21 to validate KFOR's ability to react quickly and decisively anywhere in Kosovo.The MNBG E Quick Reaction Force (QRF), comprising Polish Soldiers of Battle Group East, was alerted for response to a simulated vehicle rollover near Novo Brdo, which included one injured Soldier.

  • Sledgehammer squads square-off

    Apr 24, 2010

    Squads representing each of the six battalions that make up the 3rd Heavy Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division met at Contingency Operating Site Kalsu, April 15, 2010, to compete in a two-day event designed to test their strength and teamwork.

  • Shaping the future by remembering the past

    Apr 24, 2010

    Proudly wearing his yamulka, Maj. Michael Milliron, deputy for logistics operations for 1st Infantry Division, sat reverently, his face appearing perplexed.

  • Issues addressed as military, tribal leaders meet

    Apr 24, 2010

    While the stability of the Iraqi government continues to progress as U.S. forces prepare to draw down, everyday issues between both sides remain on the table.

  • Future Leader Course prepares Soldiers

    Apr 24, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers lower-enlisted Soldiers of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade celebrated their graduation of the four-day Future Leader Course with a speech by United States Division - South Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Champagne on Contingency Operating Base Adder, April 15, 2010.

  • Iraqis train to assault by air

    Apr 24, 2010

    As the drawdown of U.S. forces continues, the training of Iraqi Security Forces counterparts to assume the primary security responsibility remains paramount to both sides, and U.S. Soldiers throughout Iraq are training Iraqi troops to provide stability and secure the country.

  • 25th ID Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 23, 2010

    Soldiers representing the 25th Infantry Division compete in a week-long competition to determine who is the top Tropic Soldier.

  • Lt. Dan Band rocks Fort Riley

    Apr 23, 2010

    Fort Riley, Kan. - Military Families and community members from the Central Flint Hills Region came together Friday evening at Marshall Army Air Field to celebrate and honor the Month of the Military Child with the Fort Riley MOMC Concert, Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

  • Band of Ranger Brothers visit 25th Inf. Div.

    Apr 23, 2010

    Nine Vietnam veterans stand before the 25th Infantry Division Museum's Vietnam exhibit, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. The veterans served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. During their visit the veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility.

  • Signal Corps community's recent progress good, gaps in support to operational force still exist

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (April 23, 2010) - Progress was made during the last year, but more is needed from the Signal Corps community to fill gaps in its support of the operational force, said the commander of the U.S. Army's largest Command Thursday in Atlanta. Gen. Charles C. Campbell, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, delivered the message to the audience of more than 250 people gathered for the Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association's sixth annual Tactical C4 Conference. Campbell reminded the audience that he had addressed them at their conference last year and among the topics covered were his recommendations on how to close those gaps.

  • Servicemembers become U.S. citizens at White House

    Apr 23, 2010

    Two dozen Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines became citizens of the United States, April 23, during a naturalization ceremony at the White House.

  • 60 Soldiers Reenlist in Nation's Capitol to Celebrate Army Reserve's 102nd Birthday

    Apr 23, 2010

    Sixty Soldiers in the U.S. Army Reserve were honored today in the fifth annual National Capitol Reenlistment Ceremony on Capitol Hill to mark the U.S. Army Reserve's 102nd anniversary.

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