Archive: Apr 2010

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  • U.S. Army South prepares for NSPS conversion

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army South is preparing for the upcoming conversion of National Security Personnel System (NSPS) employees to the General Schedule (GS), beginning May 23.

  • Greywolf's Smackdown Challenge highlights camaraderie, athletics

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The six battalions from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engaged in battles here at Fort Hood - not in military operations, but on the playing fields.

  • Elite force takes fix to fight, aids warfighters around world

    Apr 21, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot -- warfighters rely on an elite team of professionals who take the fix to the fight repairing battle-damaged equipment in the combat zone.

  • Army chief of staff visits Fort Bragg

    Apr 21, 2010

    The Fort Bragg community played host to a special visitor Wednesday as Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. stopped by the post to visit with Soldiers, Family members and leaders from the XVIII Airborne Corps and U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

  • Fife and Drum Corps participates in Fiesta at ARNORTH's historic 'Quad'

    Apr 21, 2010

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Master Sgt. Jonathan Holmes

    Apr 21, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Master Sgt. Jonathan Holmes

  • Mortar men train in Afghan-like environment

    Apr 21, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment seized an opportunity for extra training to practice their newly qualified mortar skills on the parade field at Camp Guernsey, Wyo., April 11.

  • Cavalry Soldiers hone angular marksmanship skills

    Apr 21, 2010

    CAMP GUERNSEY, Wyo. - Soldiers shooting high or low during weapons qualifications is bad, but a 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry troop purposely trained shooting high and low at Camp Guernsey, Wyo. April 11.

  • Anchors Aweigh: Army Reserve Boat Crew Leaves for Southwest Asia

    Apr 21, 2010

    Sixteen members of Detachment 3, 467th Transportation Company, Tacoma, Wash., were called to active duty to support operations in Southwest Asia. The soldiers make up the crew of a LCU-2000, one of the largest watercraft in the Army's inventory.

  • Army leverages private industry, academia to advance robotics research

    Apr 21, 2010

    Developing smart robots with the ability to work for and alongside Soldiers is the ultimate goal of the Army's $63.2 million investment in a new robotics cooperative agreement with industry and academia over the next five years.

  • 2-18 Field Artillery Regiment Fires Over Wisconsin

    Apr 21, 2010

  • 15th Transportation Company Goes Over the Road

    Apr 21, 2010

  • Army leverages private industry, academia to advance robotics research

    Apr 21, 2010

    Developing smart robots with the ability to work for and alongside Soldiers is the ultimate goal of the Army's new robotics cooperative agreement with industry and academia, which will come with a possible $129.7 million research investment.

  • White House looking for Army's best drivers

    Apr 21, 2010

    Recruiters from the White House Transportation Agency went to Fort Hood, Texas, to find the Army's best drivers. The recruiters targeted specific transportation type units within III Corps such as the 4th Sustainment Brigade and 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)...

  • AMC/USASAC Construction Progress

    Apr 21, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As a result of BRAC, the construction of Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command and U.S. Army Security Assistance command is underway. View the progress in photos. AMC's relocation to Redstone is expected to be complete by July 2011.

  • Army networks MRAPs, M-ATVs

    Apr 21, 2010

    The U.S. Army has outfitted a handful of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles with Network Integration Kits designed to give the bomb-defeating vehicles the ability to share real-time information such as sensor data from robots and UAVs while on-the-move in combat.

  • Tom Mani retires after 24 years of service

    Apr 21, 2010

  • Greywolf Brigade changes command on Cooper Field

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Troopers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division saw a change of command in a ceremony, April 16, on the divisionAca,!a,,cs parade field at Fort Hood.

  • Job seekers at fair resilient in their search

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. -- The pending closure of Fort Monmouth next year has forced many employees to sharpen their job-hunting skills, which requires resilience in the face of a daunting job market.

  • PHOTO: Ironhorse Soldiers participate in brigade run

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Sioux Falls, S.D. native, Col. Tobin Green, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, congratulates Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Battalion, in completing the brigade run, here, April 20. This is Green's final week with the "Ironhorse" Brigade and asked for everyone to participate in one last event as a brigade.

  • Leonard announced as next commanding general of SDDC

    Apr 21, 2010

    The Office of the Army Chief of Staff announced today Maj. Gen. Kevin A. Leonard will be assigned as commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at a date soon to be determined.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers based in Germany honored at Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen ceremony

    Apr 21, 2010

    Twenty one Soldiers of the 1177th Movement Control Team recently returned from a deployment and received Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen awards during a ceremony held in their honor April 18 at the parade field on Daenner Kaserne here. The ceremony was an initiative of Lt. Gen. James R. Helmly, the former chief of the Army Reserve, to recognize the efforts of Reserve Soldiers who deployed. The Kaiserslautern-based Army Reserve unit mobilized in February 2009 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 1177th MCT conducted missions for the 330th Transportation Battalion, 13th Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary), and later transferred under the 49th Transportation Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade (Expeditionary) to support its missions.

  • Hohenfels recognizes 'phenomenal women'

    Apr 21, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany - Sgt. Monica White said she begins most of her days at 4:30 a.m. when she spends a few minutes getting herself ready before waking her nine-month-old twin boys, feeding them, dressing them and getting them in the car for the drive to the Child Development Center.

  • Q-West drawdown continues

    Apr 21, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Soldiers assisted a mobile redistribution property accountability team to collect an estimated $30 million in equipment no longer needed here April 12-17 as part of the Army's ongoing effort to reduce its forces in Iraq.

  • A flag on a mission

    Apr 21, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Flags hanging from the ceilings of dining facilities across Iraq are a common scene, but the Auburn University flag added to Contingency Operating Location Q-West's Wagonmaster Inn dining facility April 13 is one of a kind.

  • "Wagonmaster" Soldiers bring toys, school supplies to Iraqi kids

    Apr 21, 2010

    JEDELLAH SOFLA, Iraq - Soldiers of the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), brought soccer balls, jump ropes, sports drinks, stuffed animals, notebooks, and various other toys and school supplies to the children here April 12.

  • 30-year veteran continues to serve as Inspector General

    Apr 21, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - An Army Reserve veteran of more than 30 years continues his service to Soldiers as a member of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)'s inspector general.

  • Deployed couple says 'I do' - again

    Apr 21, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Wedding bells may have been ringing at Contingency Operating Location Q-West's Liberty Chapel, but this was not a typical wedding ceremony.

  • Volcanic ash reroutes transport of Afghan war wounded

    Apr 21, 2010

    Ash from an Icelandic volcano limiting European air traffic has forced the U.S. military to reroute some American troops wounded in Afghanistan through Iraq instead of Germany.

  • Experts coach USAG Benelux motorcyclists

    Apr 21, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - U.S. Army Garrison Benelux motorcyclists weaved their bikes through an IMCOM Europe safe riding program April 14-16 on the air base here, focusing on handling maneuvers and braking under expert instruction.

  • USAG Schinnen's Earth Day 2010 Poster Contest Winners

    Apr 21, 2010

    Students from 12 Nations celebrate Earth Day at U.S. Army base U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen celebrated Earth Day's the 40th Anniversary hosting students from 12 nations who competed in a poster contest and learned how the only Army garrison in the Netherlands supports environmentally friendly initiatives. Nations represented: the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Republic of South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States. Schools participating: Saint Dionysius and De Verrekijker, Municipality of Schinnen, Netherlands; AFNORTH International High School, Brunssum, Netherlands; Geilenkirchen Elementary School, NATO Air Base, Geilenkirchen, Germany; and Kleine Brogel Elementary School, associated with Kleine Brogel Air Base, Belgium. Earth Day events on USAG Schinnen have grown in the past three years, hosting some 80 students in 2008 to more than 250 in 2010.

  • Allies launch 'historic' training barrage

    Apr 21, 2010

    US and ROK Army forces conduct combined arms live fire at Rodriguez Range, South Korea on 15 April 2010. US and ROK Army Infantry Fighting Vehicles, tanks, artillery, and attack helicopters worked together as Korean War legend, General Paik Sun Yup looks on.

  • Warriors post near record times during 10km run

    Apr 20, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Warriors and Families ran hard from start to finish during a 10km race that took place at the Casey Hanson Field House April 10.

  • Transform

    Apr 20, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Transformation is a continuous process that sets the conditions for success against both near-term and future enemies. Our goals for transformation include continued modular reorganization to create a more deployable, adaptable, and versatile force; fielding advanced technologies to ensure our Soldiers retain their technological edge; systematically building and sustaining readiness as we operationalize the reserve components; restationing forces to complete the requirements of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) statutes; and Soldier and leader development to produce the next generation of agile and adaptive military and civilian leaders.

  • Start Smart Program for military children begins

    Apr 20, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Military spouses and their children gathered on the Red Cloud Garrison Softball Field April 15 to learn Start Smart Baseball, a program operated by Child Youth and School Services.

  • Volunteer Recognition

    Apr 20, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, speaks at the 2010 U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Volunteer Recognition Week opening rally April 19. Volunteers are being recognized and honored for their service during events throughout the week .

  • Environmental Division of DPW says "we do recycle"

    Apr 20, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - Recently, the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works received an anonymous negative Interactive Customer Evaluation comment wondering why Area I does not recycle in this age of environmentalism.

  • Children celebrate Month of the Military Child on Red Cloud

    Apr 20, 2010

    Children draw on the floor of the pavilion across from the Army Community Service Office with supervision from parents during a picnic celebrating the Month of the Military Child April 16.

  • Holocaust rememberance calls on brotherly love

    Apr 20, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, Republic of Korea - The idea of brotherly love was cast about the audience attending an observance remembering the Nazi Holocaust inflicted on more than four million Jews during WWII April 16 in the Red Cloud Garrison Commanding General's Mess.

  • 2ID Warriors make history during exercise

    Apr 20, 2010

    RODRIGUEZ RANGE - Armor crewmen, gunners, infantrymen, artillerymen and Soldiers wearing the 2nd Infantry Division Indianhead patch made history with Republic of Korea Army soldiers as they participated in a Combined Live Fire Exercise April 15 on Rodriguez Range.

  • Korean Service Corps trains on North Star

    Apr 20, 2010

    NORTH STAR RANGE - The 15th Korean Service Corps Company located on Camp Stanley gathered all 169 members together at North Star Range to train, evaluate, and test themselves in 17 special Army Warrior Tasks in accordance with the U.S. Army Soldiers Manual. They trained in a simulated field environment using training aids and left-behind equipment, which would simulate the same conditions if a shooting war resumed on the peninsula. The training took 48 hours beginning April 14 and ending the 15.

  • Army Sustainment Command Hosts Retirement & Retreat Ceremony

    Apr 20, 2010

  • Families gather for Month of the Military Child breakfast

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - About 150 people took advantage of the Month of the Military Child pancake breakfast April 10 at School Age Services. The free breakfast consisted of pancakes, sausage links, fruit salad, orange juice and coffee. "It's a great time for Families to come out and just enjoy being a Family together with no stress over cooking or anything like that," said Cheryl Greathouse, Child, Youth and School Services administrator.

  • Military Police conduct motorcycle mentorship

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Harleys, Hondas and Suzukis lined the sidewalk in front of the 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion building April 9. It didn't matter how long each rider had been riding or what they rode. They were all part of the Motorcycle Mentorship Program. With the roar of engines the program kicked off with a short ride around Fort Riley to Moon Lake where Chap. (Maj.) Daniel Jones blessed the bikes.

  • Stryker Brigade helps with footbridge for Iraqi children

    Apr 20, 2010

    In the neighborhood of Abu Ghraib in Baghdad, the journey to school for children means crossing a treacherous road, but the U.S. Army may help change that.

  • Community Victory Garden set to open with ceremony

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -The Fort Riley Community Victory Garden official opening will be celebrated at 10 a.m. April 22 with a ribbon cutting and planting. The public is invited to attend. The community garden is located on River Road, off of Trooper Drive in the Forsyth Neighborhood. The Community Victory Garden has come together after a collaborative effort between the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Riley, Picerne Military Housing, Army Community Service and Kansas State University Research and Extension and the Fort Riley Community Victory Garden Association.

  • Chaplains zero in on ethics, Soldier character at conference

    Apr 20, 2010

    Chaplains from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command gathered at the Bay Breeze Community Center here for their annual conference where they examined a different focus on their mission to help Soldiers.

  • "Capabilities for Army Future Force" writing contest seeks entries

    Apr 20, 2010

    The Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) is seeking original, unpublished papers about "Capabilities Needed for the Army Future Force, 2025 & Beyond" as part of the public debate of defense-related issues.

  • U.S. Army South sergeant turns negative into positive

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Being in the Army can be a tough prospect for anyone who has had challenges. One Soldier has made the most out of the challenges in his life.

  • Photo Release- Partygoers celebrate Fiesta at ARNORTHAca,!a,,cs historic 'Quad'

    Apr 20, 2010

    Photo Release- Partygoers celebrate Fiesta at ARNORTHAca,!a,,cs historic 'Quad'

  • U.S. Army South couple re-enlists by video teleconference

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Re-enlistment can be a nerve-wracking, thought- provoking, second-guessing experience for one person. Now times that by two and imagine re-enlisting with a spouse.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Apr 20, 2010

    Employees support the warfighter by overhauling a variety of enhanced tactical satellite signal processors, servo amps, frequency converters.

  • Trombitas takes command of JTF-Haiti

    Apr 20, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, commander of U.S. Army South, took over the reins of Joint Task Force-Haiti Sunday.

  • One man can make a difference

    Apr 20, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The former environmental division chief at the Army's Daegu Korea installation received recognition at the Army's annual Installation Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Recent Graduates at APG

    Apr 20, 2010

  • U.S. Army South participates in Fiesta

    Apr 20, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, Texas (April 19, 2010) - U.S. Army South joined other commands to celebrate Fiesta during the Fort Sam Houston Fiesta celebration held here April 18.

  • Soldiers Further Career in Haiti

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Soldiers nervously wait in anticipation and flip through pages of notes. Days of studying have come down to a final 15 minute session of questions and answers.

  • U.S. Army Celebrates Opening Day with the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field

    Apr 20, 2010

  • From fire house to Learning Center: Renovations support training effort

    Apr 20, 2010

    From its days as fire house, building 212 once accommodated all of the depot's fire fighting needs. Building 212 was built in 1942 as a temporary fire house and served the depot well for over sixty years. Transforming the former 5,000 square foot 1940s fire house into a facility equipped with computers, video teleconferencing capabilities and other technological amenities required a significant alteration of the floor plan.

  • Fort Monroe Spouses' and Civilians' Club hosts historic home tour

    Apr 20, 2010

    The Fort Monroe Spouses' and Civilians' Club is pleased to invite the public to tour some of the majestic historic homes and churches on one of the oldest Army posts in the country.

  • "OPERATION POWER PACK - U.S. Military Intervention in the Dominican Republic"

    Apr 20, 2010

    1965 Military Venture Set the Stage for Modern-Day Contingency Operations.

  • Undersecretary visits Third Army

    Apr 20, 2010

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster, Third Army/U.S. Army Central (Third Army) commanding general, greets Joseph W. Westphal, undersecretary of the Army, during a tour of Third Army's headquarters at Fort McPherson Monday. During his visit, Westphal was briefed on Operation Nickel II, which is Third Army's support of the drawdown from Iraq and subsequent buildup in Afghanistan.

  • Army ethos can help business succeed

    Apr 20, 2010

    When the Army Sustainment Command's top enlisted leader speaks, people listen. Such was the case when Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Blake spoke at the 2010 Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium held April 12-13 at the i Wireless Center in Moline, Ill.

  • Initial leadership conference held

    Apr 20, 2010

    On April 7, in front of the Fort McPherson Chapel Center, Soldiers and Civilian employees gathered to hear words of wisdom from one of the installation's senior leaders. In the first of a planned series of monthly, informal meetings, Maj. Gen. Jeffery W. Hammond, chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command, spoke to approximately 40 people about leadership.

  • AMCOM's award winning cradle-to-grave sustainment approach reduces pollution

    Apr 20, 2010

    A logistics environmental team with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., won the FY 2009 Secretary of the Army award for environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition. The AMCOM G-4 Environmental Team provided support to more than 30 weapon system product managers and was critically involved in more than 20 Army System Acquisition Review Council reviews.

  • Spring camp offers hours of entertainment

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. -- It wasn't a typical spring break trip, but that didn't keep it from being fun.

  • Fort Bragg's award is for the birds

    Apr 20, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Any Soldier who's ever been stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., is familiar with the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker.

  • Fort Polk culinary team cooks up 3rd place finish at Fort Lee competition

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Chefs from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade combined to compete in a culinary-arts competition at Fort Lee, Va. in February and March. The Fort Polk Culinary Team participated in Fort Lee's U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, celebrating its 35th annual event this year. This year, the event featured 12 teams competing for the honor of Installation of the Year, which is open to all branches of the military that sent teams to Fort Lee for the competition.

  • Third Army tours Sumter, Shaw communities

    Apr 20, 2010

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central (Third Army) Soldiers, Civilian employees and Family members experienced the city of SumterAca,!a,,cs personal response to Third ArmyAca,!a,,cs Sumter Strategic Relocation Expo during a tour of the community March 27. Travelers from Fort McPherson were welcomed by the City of Sumter Fire Department honor guard who presented the colors as Joseph T. McElveen Jr., mayor of Sumter, led the entire gathering in the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • IRR Soldiers muster in Illinois

    Apr 20, 2010

    At least one of the 138 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers who received an unexpected invitation in the mail for an IRR Muster on April 10-11 thought "Holy Cow! I'm going to be deployed."

  • 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Apr 20, 2010

    Food service personnel from across the Army received hands-on professional development training from the culinary staff at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., during the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program and conference.

  • 1st ACB uncases colors following flight delays

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As volcanic ash from Iceland left air travelers all over the world stranded, the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade command team successfully navigated the crisis to return home from Iraq and uncase the unit colors at Cooper Field, April 19.

  • General's son achieves success on golf course

    Apr 20, 2010

    Every April, golf enthusiasts converge on Augusta to witness the Masters Golf Tournament (Masters), one of the four major championships in golf. They come from all over the country to see top golfers from around the world compete for the championAca,!a,,cs green jacket, cheer on their favorite athlete or, perhaps in this yearAca,!a,,cs case, see Tiger WoodsAca,!a,,c return to the golf course. For one military Family member, however, going to the Masters is a chance to see the competition he believes he will eventually play in himself. Nick Mason, a professional golfer and son of Maj. Gen. Ray Mason, U.S. Army Forces Command logistics director, took another step toward his goal of playing in the Masters while visiting Fort McPherson April 6.

  • Army working to institutionalize contracting reforms

    Apr 20, 2010

    Army leaders told members of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan during an April 19 hearing that the service is beginning to institutionalize contracting reforms made during the last seven years of war.

  • Rough Riders rise above evacuation exercise

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Despite the incoming mortars, tactically placed improvised explosive devices and small arms fire from hostile enemies, the American troops defended their forward operating base.

  • IMCOM holds town hall, groundbreaking ceremony

    Apr 20, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of Installation Management Command, presided over a town hall and groundbreaking at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, April 19. The general recognized nine Soldiers and civilian employees during the town hall, while also discussing topics such as the Installation Management Community's recently unveiled Campaign Plan, followed by his participation in a ceremony signifying construction of a new headquarters building.

  • Colorful cast educates children on character

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. - On Monday, the children of Fort McPherson got a chance to learn about character from a cast of colorful characters. A showing of Aca,!A"Character County,Aca,!A? a musical puppet show, was held at the Fort McPherson Post Theater to entertain, as well as educate, children on the virtues and aspects of developing good character.

  • Ironhorse donates to Cav memorial fund

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Golf tournaments, brigade balls and other military functions are ways of raising morale and camaraderie within units. They also give Soldiers the opportunity to raise funds for their unit, a cause or a memorial.

  • Operational contracting support adds capabilities for special ops Soldiers

    Apr 20, 2010

    More than 50 U.S. Army Special Operations Command Soldiers finished up a new two-week contracting support course designed to enlighten them on procedures for establishing and managing contracts in a deployed environment.

  • Magician makes boredom disappear

    Apr 20, 2010

    Magician Greg McMahan may have made a handkerchief disappear, transformed a ball into a cube and made an inanimate raccoon jump through a Aca,!A"ring of fire,Aca,!A? but the real magic came from the enjoyment seen in childrenAca,!a,,cs faces at the Wizard of Odd magic show April 7. The show, held at Jacobs Park on Fort McPherson, featured Family entertainment specialist McMahan, who said his act can best be described as a clown performing magic.

  • Iraqi security forces keep U.S. drawdown on track

    Apr 20, 2010

    Iraqi forces are doing a good job in maintaining security in the country, and the American withdrawal can proceed as planned, the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq said Sunday.

  • Sustainers share Haiti experiences with North Bullitt High JROTC

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Ten Soldiers from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) shared their deployment experiences with cadets from North Bullitt High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps during a community outreach event held Thursday, April 15.

  • Staging a Rendezvous with Destiny

    Apr 20, 2010

    Task Force Destiny, out of Fort Campbell, Ky., officially began their next "Rendezvous with Destiny" when they assumed control of aviation operations from TF Pegasus during a transfer of authority ceremony here, April 15.

  • Long Knife troops sharpen skills during FTX

    Apr 20, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted critical training during their brigade field training exercise, here, April 7- 18 prior to their upcoming overseas deployment later this year.

  • Army achieves major program milestone

    Apr 20, 2010

    Today, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency announced that it completed its mission to destroy all non-stockpile materiel declared when the United States entered into the Chemical Weapons Convention, an international treaty mandating the destruction of our Nation's chemical warfare.

  • Over 100 stranded at Camp Darby due to volcanic ash

    Apr 20, 2010

    Service members and their families along with Department of Defense employees vacationing in Italy found themselves stranded when airports across Europe canceled flights over April 16. Over one hundred stranded travelers ended up at Camp Darby, Italy.

  • Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst hosts 2nd Quarter Town Hall on April 8, 2010

    Apr 20, 2010

  • Army details environmental action plan

    Apr 20, 2010

    Army officials announced an action plan to support a Chesapeake Bay Strategy at a 2010 Earth and Arbor Day celebration that saw Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., earn several environmental awards.

  • IMO keeps info in JOC flowing

    Apr 20, 2010

    "They keep me connected to the battle and command systems - they allow me to be more efficient at my job." With that statement, Capt. Mike Maysonet, a liaison officer for United States Division - Center at the United States Forces - Iraq joint operations center, may have summed up the role of the information management office personnel perfectly.

  • Army looks to standardize service for special-needs families

    Apr 20, 2010

    The U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command recently conducted the second Exceptional Family Member Program Summit to enhance services for family members with special needs.

  • Biden calls leaders' deaths 'devastating' to al-Qaida

    Apr 20, 2010

    Vice President Joe Biden Monday praised Iraqi and U.S. security forces for killing two top leaders of the al-Qaida in Iraq terror organization.

  • 99th RSC kicks off the Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 20, 2010

  • Military adjusts to Icelandic volcano's ashfall

    Apr 20, 2010

    Ash from an Icelandic volcano continues to wreak havoc with air flights across Europe, including American military flights.

  • Troop drawdown in Haiti slated by June

    Apr 20, 2010

    The U.S. military's role in Haiti is slated to further decrease by June, with the 2,200-strong U.S. force currently there expected to drop to about 500 members.

  • Army engineers break ground on U.S. military's largest distribution center in Europe

    Apr 20, 2010

    The 250,000-square-foot facility consolidates under one roof actions currently taking place in 12 areas, will result in millions in savings over time..

  • Expecting parents get OB Nurse training

    Apr 20, 2010

    The Army Community Services Family Advocacy Program and the Livorno Health Clinic joined together to help Camp Darby service members and their families prepare for "Baby is coming, what Now'" seminar as part of April's focus on the Month of the Military Child.

  • Liberator II continues effort to find missing

    Apr 20, 2010

    Operation Liberator II began April 15 and continues the work started last summer during Operation Liberator, a two-month-long effort that improved the collection of actionable intelligence relating to missing personnel, said Lt. Col. Kevin Dennehy, director of USF-I's Personnel Recovery Division. That operation laid the groundwork for the development of this phase of the search.

  • Kid's career day at 3/405th Army Field Support Brigade

    Apr 20, 2010

    Telling our children about what one does at work may not always paint the clearest picture for them. As part of Aprils Month of the Military Child, the Livorno Unit Elementary school held a career day event that brought the children to various units on Camp Darby.

  • Soldier Protection

    Apr 19, 2010

  • IMCOM breaks ground on headquarters building

    Apr 19, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Military and community leaders from Installation Management Command, Fort Sam Houston, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and San Antonio participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today for IMCOM's new headquarters. The almost $27 million project will also house the Army's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command, along with the U.S. Army Environmental Command. Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of IMCOM, told ceremony attendees that his organization "is proud to be part of Military City USA," which San Antonio is commonly known as.

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