Archive: May 2010

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  • NCO and Soldier of The Year Boards

    May 5, 2010

  • Military program promotes science, engineering education

    May 5, 2010

    The Army, Navy and Air Force awarded $144,000 in scholarships to high school students with the best science presentations at the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium April 28 to May 2 held in Bethesda, Md.

  • 2010 Best Ranger Competition Standings

    May 5, 2010

  • Creating resiliency is key to effective workforce

    May 5, 2010

    USAG-DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- We all face challenges in our lives at work, at home, with friends and in our finances.

  • Gates approves federal money for Guard units in gulf

    May 5, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has given verbal approval to the governors of Alabama, Mississippi and Florida for Title 32 status for National Guardsmen to help to combat the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • USACE in Europe partners with Wiesbaden school for Earth Day

    May 5, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "Phytoremediation" is not a term most people understand. But after a few demonstrations involving celery and water laced with food coloring, Wiesbaden High School students were able to grasp an important component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' environmental clean-up program.

  • USACE delivers $1 billion Army project in Germany on time, on budget

    May 5, 2010

    Grafenwoehr was the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs biggest construction project in Europe since the 1950s. USAREUR initiative to consolidate headquarters and six battalion-sized elements created more than 150 projects.

  • USACE delivers sustainable, state-of-the-art entertainment center on time, on budget

    May 5, 2010

    Wiesbaden Entertainment Center is only the second of its kind in Europe, with 16 bowling lanes, a Pro Shop, Strike Zone and other amenities.

  • Strength in Diversity: Air Force brat turns Army spouse

    May 5, 2010

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - Growing up, Yolanda Denman was your average child. Well, your average military child.

  • Garrison cuts ribbon for Red Cloud Lodge

    May 5, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Command Sgt. Maj. Peter Burrowes, 2nd Infantry Division command sergeant major; Col. Michael Coss, 2ID chief of staff; Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG Red Cloud commander; and Gordon Niederhauser, Red Cloud Lodge manager, cut a ribbon for the grand opening of the lodge April 26.

  • Strength in Diversity: Trilingual nurse helps military families in Europe

    May 5, 2010

    BAMBERG, Germany - The U.S. Army is a melting pot of nationalities. Within this pot there are different languages, cultures and traditions. Jennifer Mezzomo-Dempsey uses her gift of Spanish and Portuguese languages to keep her culture alive in Bamberg, Germany.

  • 27th Inf. Regt. 'Wolfhounds' celebrate 109 years

    May 5, 2010

    Six current and former 27th Infantry Regiment battalion commanders, including the commanding general, 25th Inf. Div., lead a regimental run and help celebrate the Wolfhounds' 109th birthday with an organizational week that includes the run, sporting events and a regimental photo.

  • Community showers expecting mothers with gifts

    May 5, 2010

    CAMP STANLEY South Korea - They are thousands of miles from their loved ones back home and expecting the birth of children but the 10 mothers to be who gathered at the Pear Blossom Cottage April 29 still reaped the enjoyment of a traditional baby shower.

  • Strength in Diversity: Cooking with class

    May 5, 2010

    VILSECK, Germany - It was during her husband's first deployment to Iraq that Matthews discovered her love of the culinary arts. Part of a series looking at how the diversity of backgrounds and experiences of Soldiers, family members, civilians and local national contribute to the strength of U.S. Army Europe.

  • Toby Keith performs for Warriors

    May 5, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Country and Western singer Toby Keith (center) sings an encore during his performance for Soldiers and Family members April 29 in the Yongsan Garrison Collier Field House.

  • Hanbuk University students tour Casey

    May 5, 2010

    Department of Social Welfare students of Hanbuk University, the only university in Dongducheon, arrived at the main gate of Casey Garrison April 27 at the invitation of the Community Relations Office of the Second Infantry Division to take a tour. The division gave the invitation to promote friendship between the U.S. Army and the Dongducheon community.

  • 27th Inf. Regt. 'Wolfhounds' celebrate 109 years

    May 5, 2010

    Six current and former 27th Infantry Regiment battalion commanders, including the commanding general, 25th Inf. Div., lead a regimental run and help celebrate the Wolfhounds' 109th birthday with an organizational week that includes the run, sporting events and a regimental photo.

  • Parents register children in new Casey school

    May 5, 2010

    Ashley Miller (right), teacher's assistant for Dongducheon International Community School, is paying attention to a detailed description from Kim Yun-pae (left, seated), DODDS registrar, in Maude Hall on Casey Garrison, to learn how to fill out an application for her children to attend the new DoDEA school opening in August.

  • Town Hall sharpens focus on garrison services

    May 5, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers, Civilians, and Family members gathered with garrison directors in Casey Garrison's Community Activity Center April 26 to learn about garrison services and changes being made within the garrison due to tour normalization.

  • Engineer Soldier Awarded Hawaii Medal of Honor

    Oct 14, 2011

    Family, friends, Soldiers, and loved ones honored the late Staff Sgt. Oscar D. Medina at the 84th Engineer Battalion headquarters on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, as his spouse was given the Hawaii Medal of Honor on his behalf, Apr. 30.

  • Tri-service scholarship program supports budding scientists

    May 4, 2010

    The Army, Navy and Air Force awarded $144,000 in scholarships to high school students with the best science presentations at the 48th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium April 28 to May 2 held in Bethesda, Md.

  • U.S. Army Field Artillery Commandant visits 2-11 FA

    May 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Ross E. Ridge, commandant of U.S. Army Field Artillery, presented awards to selected members of 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, during a ceremony at D-Quad, April 22.

  • Army pilots take to skies for first time in Lakota helicopters over Europe

    May 4, 2010

    After a long wait, five new UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters arrived Wednesday at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center.

  • Army Diversity

    May 4, 2010

    <b> What is it' </b> The different attributes, experiences and backgrounds of our Soldiers, civilians and family members that further enhance our global capabilities and contribute to an adaptive, culturally astute Army.

  • Logistics chief tours Charleston's prepositioned stock

    May 4, 2010

    The Army's deputy chief of staff for logistics got some face time with personnel supporting the Army Sustainment Command's Prepositioned Stock Program located at Charleston, S.C., and walked away confident of mission operations. "I could not be more comfortable with operations here at Charleston, knowing you and your team are on duty," Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson told Bob O'Brien, general manager, Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston (ASLAC), during a late-March visit.

  • Supper with a Hero

    May 4, 2010

    As an Army wife, you quickly learn that living in on post military housing is always an opportunity to learn. My 8-year-old neighbor and military child, Katherine Birdsong, was at our house admiring our Christmas Tree with our son, John Jr.

  • Presidio recognizes employees during Public Service Recognition Week

    May 4, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Garrison leaders will recognize a few of the installation's own outstanding public servants during the Garrison Awards Ceremony 3-4 p.m. Friday at the Weckerling Center. During the event Friday, they will recognize fellow workers for their efforts of going above what is required and for the time they have dedicated working for their country.

  • FEA is Integral Part of Q.C. Federal Agencies, Employees

    May 4, 2010

    The Federal Executive Association Quad-City Chapter (FEAQC) is an organization participating in the Federal Executive Board program established in 1961 by President John Kennedy to improve coordination among federal activities and programs outside Washington.

  • Army Sustainment Command - Forward steps up production for Afghanistan surge

    May 4, 2010

    The Army Sustainment Command - Forward has stepped up its operations to install armor and accessory kits for more than 1,300 vehicles headed to Afghanistan.

  • Picatinny receives award for fiscal savings

    May 4, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Department of Defense announced last month that a Picatinny organization has won a 2009 DoD Value Engineering Achievement Award.

  • Soldiers of the ASC-ARE tour Rock Island Arsenal manufacturing facilities

    May 4, 2010

    Col. Craig Cotter, commander, Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center, speaks to Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command-Army Reserve Element, before a tour of the facilities April 30.

  • Arsenal to show off hard work

    May 4, 2010

    Although the community is very supportive of Redstone Arsenal, many, if not most, north Alabama residents are unaware of the work taking place there every day. On May 15, that will change.

  • Soldiers rehearse for start of Twilight Tattoo on May 5

    May 4, 2010

    Soldiers from The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, The Continental Color Guard, The Commander-in-ChiefAca,!a,,cs Guard and The U.S. Army Drill Team participated in a rehearsal on May 3, 2010 for Twilight Tattoo.

  • Crane Army Opens New LMP Facility

    May 4, 2010

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity held a ribbon cutting and dedication for its new Logistics Modernization Program facility April 15, enabling the activity to be better prepared for the upcoming LMP deployment and meet its future training needs.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day Fact Sheet

    May 4, 2010

    The Army must build trust and confidence among Soldiers and Families, while recognizing the commitment and increasing sacrifices our Families make every day.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    May 4, 2010

    Every year, the Friday before Mother's Day is designated as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. This year's celebration on May 7 is a time to recognize and applaud the selfless contributions and daily sacrifices our Army spouses make.

  • Surgeon General acknowledges 2010 National Mental Health Month

    May 4, 2010

    An official letter from Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, The Surgeon General and commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command, acknowledging May 2010 as National Mental Health Month.

  • Surgeon General acknowledges 2010 National Mental Health Month

    May 4, 2010

    An official letter from Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, The Surgeon General and commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command, acknowledging May 2010 as National Mental Health Month.

  • Lakota copters make debut in Europe

    May 4, 2010

    After a long wait, five new UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters have arrived at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Earthquake epicenter hits "Operation Cornerstone Response"

    May 4, 2010

    The article is a feature on "Operation Cornerstone Response," a two-day earthquake disaster response exercise that was held at the Bay Model and Visitor Center in Sausalito, Calif., in March.

  • Corps of Engineers trains for earthquake response

    May 4, 2010

    Earthquakes in Chile, Haiti, Pakistan, Solomon Islands, Mexico, Indonesia and Italy have shaken the world's awareness with tremors of destruction in the past five years.

  • Japanese dignitaries tour JTAGS

    May 4, 2010

    MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan - Leaders from U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command met with Japanese dignitaries April 21 during a visit here.

  • Tip-line arms Soldiers with citizen info

    May 4, 2010

    Soldiers patrolling the area around al-Zabair are equipped with their usual protective gear and equipment, but recently they've added one more tool in the form of a small laminated card.

  • APG leaders detail needs to higher education community

    May 4, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground senior leaders met with representatives of regional educational instiutions Apr. 28 to discuss ways the higher education community can help meet the existing and emerging workforce needs of organizations on the installation.

  • Soldiers conduct forcible entry exercise

    May 4, 2010

    Solders conducted a forcible entry exercise at Fort Bragg and Pope Air Force Base, N.C., April 26, 2010.

  • People of Nicaragua celebrate U.S. Army South's humanitarian mission

    May 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (May 4, 2010) - The town of Los Sanchez, Nicaragua celebrated U.S. Army South's humanitarian mission, Beyond the Horizon, with an Appreciation Day last week.

  • Riders brave winds to ride for safety

    May 4, 2010

    More than 700 Fort Bliss motorcycle riders took part in a installiation-sponsored safety ride around El Paso. The riders battled 40 mile-an-hour wind gusts to promote motorcycle safety.

  • Fort Bliss begins first EFMB test in more than 10 years

    May 4, 2010

    More than 65 Fort Bliss medical personnel are striving to earn an Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • Fitness fit into any schedule: Blue Grass launches wellness program

    May 4, 2010

    The Blue Grass Army Depot Office of Occupational Safety and Health launches the Spring into Fitness program just in time to help Blue Grass employees assess their health and adopt a fitness regimen.

  • Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion explore interoperability between US and UK Command and Control Systems

    May 4, 2010

    The Talon-Strike and Omni Fusion exercise will begin at Fort Bliss, Texas on April 26. The Army's annual event, now in its fifth year, is designed to evaluate Command and Control at the division level, in a coalition environment. The Talon strike exercise will take place in a simulated, modern-day environment and Omni Fusion will address predicted capabilities in the future.

  • Interns gain insight on depot

    May 4, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Command-level interns visit depot as part of Greening Experience Program

  • Army and Air Force test ability to deploy in joint exercise

    May 4, 2010

    Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., work with their Air Force neighbors at nearby Pope Air Force Base during a quarterly exercise called Joint Forcible Entry that tests their ability to deploy at a moment's notice to support operations worldwide.

  • Corps of Engineers, wildlife agencies work to restore salmon to Russian River

    May 4, 2010

    San Francisco District program has released nearly 300,000 baby coho salmon since 2001. Coho Captive Broodstock Program is a multi-agency recovery effort to restore coho to the Russian River.

  • Army's crew captures Tissot Pit Road Award in Richmond

    May 4, 2010

    Although Ryan Newman was disappointed with his eighth-place finish Saturday at Richmond International Raceway, his U.S. Army crew claimed the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award.

  • 470th MI Brigade biometrics team demonstrates device for Colombia

    May 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas. -- Culminating a four-month initiative on March 25, a biometrics team from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade was in Colombia to demonstrate a device that could help the Colombian military improve force protection.

  • Honoring the military's "Everyday Heroes" at West Point

    May 4, 2010

    Smiles from ear-to-ear, screams of laughter and unbridled joy of the West Point community's "Everyday Heroes" resonated throughout a sun-filled majestic afternoon at the Month of the Military Child Luncheon April 24 at the Victor Constant Ski Lodge.

  • Robots reveal realms of science, math to West Point students

    May 4, 2010

    Teachers often explore beyond common curriculum to open up new worlds of learning for their students. West Point Middle School teacher Rooney Coffey has turned to the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department to enrich her students' understanding of how their math and science classes can apply to larger areas of study, even robotics.

  • Patrons have say in commissary operations

    May 4, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "The Commissary - it's worth the trip." A,A That's what Wiesbaden Commissary store director Kevin Kegler convinces patrons during regular courtesy tours. The tours, which last about 45 minutes, offer an inside look at the men and women behind the scenes and all of the elements required to operate a store the size of the Wiesbaden Commissary.

  • Special bonds formed at annual West Point Olympics event

    May 4, 2010

    Six hundred and fifty cadet and community volunteers who assisted and cheered for 650 athletes were out in force for the 26th annual Hudson Valley Regional Special Olympics held at Shea Stadium April 24.

  • Farewell to the West Point Dean

    May 4, 2010

    The first Cadet Review of 2010, to honor the attendees of the Conference of Service Academy Superintendents, also served as a farewell for Brig. Gen. Patrick Finnegan, retiring dean of the academic board, April 21 on the Plain. The ceremony included nearly 2,000 cadets from 1st and 2nd Regiments, the Cadet Color Guard and a demonstration by the Cadet Drill Team. Music was provided by the West Point Marching Band.

  • Law Day offers chance to reflect on rule of law

    May 4, 2010

    Every year on May 1, Americans celebrate Law Day. Law Day is an opportunity for all Americans to reflect on the rule of law and the foundations of our legal system. It's a time to celebrate the rich history of our judicial system and to consider its future in this rapidly changing world.

  • New $5.8 million multipurpose room serves two Wiesbaden schools

    May 4, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Students christened the new communal Hainerberg Elementary School and Wiesbaden Middle School multipurpose room with a Mexican-themed lunch April 19.

  • Joining up to clean up

    May 4, 2010

    G.O. Ashley, plans officer for the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, prunes a shrub outside of U.S. Army Garrison headquarters April 22 as part of Spring Cleanup on Fort McPherson. Fellow DPTMS employee, Theo Lyles, an administrative assistant, lent Ashley a hand by sweeping debris from the sidewalk. Soldiers and Civilian employees joined forces to help clean the installation throughout the day.

  • Farewell to the West Point Dean

    May 4, 2010

    The first Cadet Review of 2010, to honor the attendees of the Conference of Service Academy Superintendents, also served as a farewell for Brig. Gen. Patrick Finnegan, retiring dean of the academic board, April 21 on the Plain. The ceremony included nearly 2,000 cadets from 1st and 2nd Regiments, the Cadet Color Guard and a demonstration by the Cadet Drill Team. Music was provided by the West Point Marching Band.

  • Social Networking: The Silent Counterinsurgent

    May 4, 2010

    West Point cadets and officers are bringing social networking out of the classroom and into the fight by improving how intelligence analysts process vital data on insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan. Maj. Ian McCulloh, an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, has streamlined counterinsurgency methods by using the Organizational Risk Analyzer program to determine what persons in a terrorist network hold the most valuable information.

  • Get your motor running ... but do it safely

    May 4, 2010

    However different their equipment might have been, every rider arrived at Fort Gillem's Post Exchange April 23 with unity of purpose - to ride together and to do it safely. To encourage safe practices, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem brought experienced specialists to the two-day event.

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    May 4, 2010

    West Point cadets in Social Sciences SS464, Homeland Security and Defense course, traveled to Brooklyn April 20 to take part in an exercise with the Fire Department New York's antiterrorism unit.

  • Our Family for Families First Foundation

    May 4, 2010

  • Earth Day concentrates forces on protecting planet

    May 4, 2010

    While most people may know that the Army defends American soil from foreign and domestic enemies, they may not know that the Army also defends the land by being good stewards of the environment. On April 22, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem celebrated Earth Day at Jacobs Park on Fort McPherson by educating their communities on the ways these installations are taking care of the planet.

  • Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation

    May 4, 2010

  • West Point to experience major construction through summer

    May 4, 2010

    West Point community members may have noticed the increase in construction activity, especially in Central Area. Construction is scheduled to be ongoing throughout the summer months.

  • President Obama to speak at West Point Class of 2010 graduation

    May 4, 2010

    The White House announced April 21 that President Barack Obama will address the U.S. Military Academy Class of 2010 at the annual commencement ceremony. West Point's graduation is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 22 at Michie Stadium.

  • Road ends after 30 years

    May 4, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Thomas G. Miller, First Army commander, pins the Legion of Merit on Col. Bette Washington during Washington's retirement ceremony April 23 at the Getaway Club on Fort Gillem. Washington retired after 30 years of service to the nation.

  • Get some 'green' by going green

    May 4, 2010

    Thanks to a new partnership between Fort McPherson and The Clean Air Campaign (CAC), going green can get people some "green." To help alleviate pollution in the area, the two groups are funding a campaign to increase the amount of people using alternative methods to commute to work. Those who participate can earn $3 a day, up to $100 over three months.

  • ECBC invents sorbent for chemical decontamination

    May 4, 2010

    Scientists here have invented a way to absorb liquids and gases that threaten the American warfighter.

  • Third Army volunteers recognized for service

    May 4, 2010

    From Habitat to Humanity, to tutoring local school children or volunteering for their command's annual holiday party, Third Army/U.S. Army Central volunteers have demonstrated the value of selfless service over the past year by donating their time and attention to their community. Third Army's Family Readiness Group recognized 46 of these volunteers for their service to the community and Third Army during its monthly meeting at Fort McPherson April 22.

  • Army Reserve says farewell to Maj. Gen. Sholar

    May 4, 2010

    Maj. Gen. James R. Sholar, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, said goodbye to friends and colleagues at a farewell ceremony April 26 in front of USARC headquarters on Fort McPherson.

  • Volunteers: celebrating people in action

    May 4, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. - - As Soldiers, we're reminded countless times, usually in joking tones, that it's in our best interest never to volunteer for anything. Thankfully, there are hundreds of individuals on Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem who understand that advice is best not followed.

  • JTAGS Shares Spring Formal with Japanese Military Leaders

    May 4, 2010

    MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan - Soldiers of Delta Detachment, 1st Space Company (Joint Tactical Ground Station), held their annual spring formal April 21 here.

  • IMCOM Soldiers, Dutch runners celebrate Netherlands Liberation Day

    May 4, 2010

    MARGRATEN, Netherlands - U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen Soldiers escorted a 10-man Dutch running team on the final leg of a continuous relay from Utah Beach, France, by running with the team around the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial to celebrate Dutch Liberation Day May 5.

  • Aviation troops show Iraqis importance of NCO Corps

    May 4, 2010

    Soldiers from Company C, 2nd Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, Task Force Gunslinger, partnered with the 3rd Iraqi Federal Police Division and 3rd FP Transition Team in Mosul, Iraq, April 10. The goal was to assist the IFPs in understanding NCO responsibilities, to demonstrate the basic capabilities of the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter, and to provide recommended management skills to maximize their resources in Mosul.

  • Families now can pay for CYSS activities online

    May 4, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The days of enduring long lines on the first and the 15th of every month or rushing into the Parent Central Services office, moments before closing time may now be a thing of the past for parents with children enrolled in Child, Youth and School Services programs.

  • National Guard supports oil spill response

    May 4, 2010

    National Guard Soldiers and airmen are on the ground in Louisiana, Alabama and Florida supporting civilian authorities tackling the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response.

  • Ward discusses partnership in Botswana

    May 4, 2010

    The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) hosted a visit by General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, to meet with military officials and soldiers of the BDF in Gaborone, April 28, 2010, where he discussed ongoing regional security efforts and potential future military-to-military activities with the BDF.

  • Another title for versatile employee: IMCOM DPW Business Management Executive of the Year

    May 4, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - For Gerhard Spuhler, chief of the USAG Kaiserslautern Directorate of Public Works (DPW) Management Engineering and Systems Branch (MESB), one hat simply was not enough.

  • Eighth U.S. Army hosts AFAP conference

    May 4, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 2010 Eighth U.S. Army Army Family Action Plan Conference was held in the Dragon Hill Lodge on Yongsan Garrison from April 19 - 23 to improve the lives of U.S. Army families in Korea.

  • United States Forces Korea recognizes safety hero

    May 4, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - An aviation maintenance manager from 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command was awarded the U.S. Forces Korea Command Sergeant Major Safety Hero Award April 27.

  • Senior 8th Army leaders participate in EO Seminar

    May 4, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Senior Eighth U.S. Army leaders attended an equal opportunity seminar at the Dragon Hill Lodge here May 3 - 4.

  • Induction ceremony held on Yongsan Army Garrison

    May 4, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - An induction ceremony was held for the Sgt. Audie L. Murphy Club, Gen. Paik Sun-yup Leadership Award and Dr. Mary E. Walker Award on Yongsan Garrison April 28.

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

    May 3, 2010

    The Soldier's Creed is Army dogma which every Soldier strives to adhere by. Among its core beliefs is the commitment to "never leave a fallen comrade." In northern Iraq, Task Force Wings' "Archangel" is the personnel recovery force hand selected to ensure that no Soldier is left behind.

  • Wranglers Run the Gauntlet & Emerge Filthy

    May 3, 2010

    Filthy and exhausted is apparently how Fort Hood Soldiers and Families like to spend their Saturday mornings. Or just on the day of the mud run. The fourth annual Armed Services YMCA Family Mud Run took place May 1, inviting all willing participants to maneuver the notoriously messy obstacle course...

  • Bliss chapter SAMC welcomes new Soldiers into the flock, recognizes spouses

    May 3, 2010

    If a Sgt. Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony could have been any indicator, its motto, "lead from the front," was recently sounded loud and clear by SAMC's Fort Bliss Chapter. Four Soldiers were inducted into the SAMC and two Army spouses were honored with the Dr. Mary E. Walker Award during a ceremony at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel, April 29. After an extended hiatus, the event was the first in a new resurgence of the SAMC chapter at Fort Bliss.

  • Tax Center Employees Receive A Special Thanks

    May 3, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters/Military District of Washington, thanks Karen Lloyd and Chester Shannon, volunteers at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Tax Center, for their assistance in providing successful federal and state income tax returns to servicemembers, their families and retirees, May 3.

  • 'Proud Americans' Chaplain, Chaplain Assistant Build Up Morale

    May 3, 2010

    TIKRIT, Iraq - To combat the stresses of deployment and maintain the welfare of the Soldiers in their battalion, Capt. Josh Ziegler and Sgt. Michael Kuehne, the chaplain and chaplain assistant for 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division out of Fort Riley, Kan., built a Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center.

  • Mental Health Month

    May 3, 2010

    <b>What it is' </b> May is Mental Health Month. "Live Your Life Well-Promoting Health and Wellness in the Army" is the 2010 theme. Commanders and leaders across the Army are encouraged to use the month of May as an opportunity to educate Soldiers, Army civilians and family members about the Army's behavioral health resources and programs available on Army installations, military treatment facilities and within their local communities.

  • DOD using virtual reality for PTSD treatment

    May 3, 2010

    A humvee slowly drives down a dusty road in Afghanistan and seconds later, an IED explodes off to the right, causing the windshield to crack and the driver to swerve.

  • Premier medical conference commences in Indonesia

    May 3, 2010

    Hosted at the Shangri La hotel in the heart of Indonesia's largest city with more than eight million residents, the medical conference welcomed attendees from all sides of the Pacific including Australia, India, Philippines, Malaysia, Japan, Bangladesh and New Zealand, to name a few.

  • Task Force 38 Soldiers visit religious historical site

    May 3, 2010

    TALIL, Iraq - Four Task Force 38 Soldiers toured the historical Ziggurat of Ur near Contingency Operating Base Adder in Talil, Iraq, during their Operation Iraqi Freedom deployments. During their tour Soldiers walked through the area that has been revered as a religious and historical landmark by biblical references and archeologists. Although only five percent of the archeological site has been excavated, it produced artifacts supporting biblical stories such as Noah and the flood, and Abraham and the birth of monotheism.

  • Old Guard Rangers ready to compete in grueling Best Ranger Competition

    May 3, 2010

    Last year, for the first time, the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, more commonly known as The Old Guard, participated in the David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Aberdeen Test Center workers try to save injured bald eagle

    May 3, 2010

    ARMY ABERDEEN TEST CENTER, Md. - Amid the fast pace of testing at Aberdeen Test Center, workers recently found time to track an injured bald eagle over four days, protect it from predators, and finally get it to medical care.

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