Archive: May 2010

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  • Madigan earns national environmental award

    May 20, 2010

    Madigan Healthcare System has been awarded the Partner for Change, With Distinction Award from Practice Greenhealth. Madigan received the award May 12 at the CleanMed Conference in Baltimore. The Partner for Change, With Distinction Award recognizes health care facilities that have achieved improvements in their mercury elimination, waste reduction and pollution prevention programs. This includes at least 15 percent recycling, an extensive sustainability program and a show of leadership in the local community and/or in the health care sector.

  • The Importance of Information Assurance: Protecting against foreign entity cyber attacks

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY - Information Assurance (IA) for many is a vague, high-level, broad sounding topic that may evoke images or thoughts of an Information Technology (IT) specialist or technician scanning your system for viruses, installing some form of an update or possibly restricting access to your favorite social media or game sites.

  • Eagle Scout creates outdoor area for WTB Soldiers

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning Soldiers convalescing from mental or physical trauma at the Warrior Transition Battalion now have a well-manicured and welcoming outdoor area to relax in, thanks to the efforts of Anthony Montgomery Jr.

  • Presidio of Monterey in the Information Technology World

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY - The United States Army Garrison (USAG), Presidio of Monterey (POM) continues to move forward in the information age. While we each individually may not be hip to today's cutting edge technology as your average 15-year old, we are using many of the tools that many of our Service Members (SM) and Family Members (FM) are using.

  • A handshake of gratitude

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Secretary of Defense Robert Gates visited Fort Benning Saturday to meet with basic training Soldiers on Sand Hill. During his visit, he observed combatives demonstrations, urban operations, Eagle Tower and marksmanship practice.

  • Fort Benning kindergartner places in DoD-wide contest

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Six-year-old Megan Johnson, a kindergartner at Wilson Elementary School, was the youngest winner of this year's Armed Services YMCA Student Art Contest.

  • Ord Military Community Thrift Shop awards six scholarships

    May 20, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Ord Military Community Thrift Shop scholarship awards were presented May 18 to six students from local military families who will pursue college-level studies in the fall.

  • Madigan ready for '101 days of summer'

    May 20, 2010

    Many of our fun-in-the-sun activities are specific to the weather and time of year. They may be activities that those of us who love summer dream about and eagerly anticipate all winter long, until we finally get one of those wonderful days when the temperature gets warm enough for shorts and sandals, water sports, camping, baseball, and long road trips sometimes made on two wheeled vehicles.

  • Tournament features high-speed competition, family activities

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - It's sun, fun and mega-excitement on Memorial Day weekend, May 28-30, when the world's greatest waterskiers converge on beautiful Robin Lake for a weekend of intense competition to discover who is the best male and female water skier. With more than $100,000 in prize money, the skiers are sure to put on quite a show in what has been considered the ultimate "pressure cooker" of all tournaments.

  • Iraq veteran speaks of PTSD, suicide prevention

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers with the 14th Combat Support Hospital have begun leaving Iraq, and their spouses want to help them avoid psychological turbulence at home.

  • 2/29 crowned postseason volleyball champs

    May 20, 2010

    Team Young Range players can now call themselves two-time champions. After winning the Commander's Cup Preseason Volleyball Championship and remaining undefeated during the season, the squad won the Commander's Cup Postseason Volleyball Championship May 13, defeating the Jungle Cats in a best two-of-three match at Smith Fitness Center. The Jungle Cats of 11th Engineer Battalion got off to a quick start in the first set, leading 13-5. Team Young Range of 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, closed the gap to 21-20, but after a failed spike out of bounds, the Jungle Cats took the serve to seal the win 25-20. After Team Young Range was down, coach Fatu Iaulualo gave the team words of encouragement.

  • 3rd BSTB Soldiers forge bond while whitewater rafting

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y - Soldiers know better than anyone how a shared experience can forge strong bonds. Combat, however, isn't the only experience that can harness emotion in that way. Officers and noncommissioned officers from 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion put themselves in a positive adrenaline-rush-inducing environment May 14 by participating in a team-building, whitewater rafting trip down the Black River.

  • Nurses meet to plan Madigan's future

    May 20, 2010

    Forty-nine Nursing staff members assembled at Dumas Bay Conference Center in Federal Way, Wash., for the Madigan Healthcare System Nursing Strategic Planning Conference April 22 and 23. Participants represented inpatient and outpatient staff of all levels, from the bedside staff nurse to the deputy commander for Nursing, and every position in between.

  • WTC celebrates unit expansion

    May 20, 2010

    The staff at the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center unveiled a new headquarters building during a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at Camp Butler.

  • Program helps Soldiers, Families build Strong Bonds

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - It has been said many times that the Army cares about Soldiers' and Families' well-being, and there are several programs that attempt to enrich military life through education and introspection. One such program is Strong Bonds, a course designed to promote relationship skills for couples and single Soldiers. Strong Bonds is a unit-based program, with each unit's chaplain responsible for leading it.

  • Traditional Sikh serves as Army dentist on Fort Drum

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Aside from a striking physique, Capt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan is not what you would visually expect from a U.S. Army Soldier. Rattan, a 31-year-old devotee of Sikhism, was granted special exemptions last year regarding Army Regulation 600-20 that permit him to wear a beard and a turban while in uniform to comply with the religion of his youth and native Punjab, India.

  • Soldier re-enlists under Lady Liberty's torch

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - The Statue of Liberty has always been a symbol of our nation's immigrant past. She greeted immigrants from around the world as they made their way to New York and to their transition to becoming Americans. Now, she welcomes visitors to a city still scarred by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • West Point marks 30 years of coed graduates

    May 20, 2010

    Saturday's graduation at the U.S. Military Academy will mark 30 years since the first women joined "the long gray line" of West Point graduates.

  • North Country community honors military members during Armed Forces Day parade

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y - Local community members came out as the city of Watertown held its annual Armed Forces Day parade May 15 through Public Square to support members of America's armed forces, past and present.

  • 2-87 Infantry Soldiers provide color guard at NASCAR race

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y - Five Soldiers in 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, got an opportunity to represent their unit May 14 for a NASCAR race at the Monster Mile track at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Soldiers in 2-87 Infantry presented the American flag as well as their unit flag at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

  • JSS Is Transferred From U.S. Forces to Iraqi Federal Police

    May 20, 2010

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, transferred Joint Security Station Zafaraniya to 1st Brigade, 1st Iraqi Federal Police Division, May 10.

  • Re-enactors take public through Military Timeline

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - History came to life May 15 during Fort Drum's 3rd Annual Military Timeline at the Heritage Center. During the event, re-enactors dressed in period piece uniforms to show off the North Country's military heritage.

  • 5th annual Reverse Sprint Triathlon set for June 6

    May 20, 2010

    The Reverse Sprint Triathlon is back. The annual event, which includes a 5K run, 20K bike ride and a 550-meter swim, is set for June 6, beginning at the Family Entertainment Center on Eckel Street. "The Reverse Sprint Triathlon is challenging," said Kelly Pulliam, race director. "You can go out and run all of these events separately on any given day, but when you put them together, it's more difficult. The most challenging part of it is that it's nonstop. You have to be able to have stamina and determination to finish the race."

  • SECDEF visits Fort Carson

    May 20, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks with Maj. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, and Col. Jimmie O. Keenan, commander, Evans Army Community Hospital, May 18 at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center.

  • Trainees become Soldiers, national citizens in same week

    May 20, 2010

    With fellow basic trainees and battalion Soldiers looking on, five Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, became U.S. citizens May 12 during a naturalization ceremony on Sand Hill. The Soldiers included PVT Jean Samuel and PFC Kenny Pierre, from Haiti; PFC Jerson Anzola, from Colombia; PFC Qasim Mehdi, from Pakistan and PV2 Oscar Simon, from Mexico.

  • Local man wants to help military pets

    May 20, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers face limited options and tough choices when it comes to their furry friends. If friends or relatives can't take them in, many must leave their pets at animal shelters in hopes they will be adopted.

  • 3rd BCT Soldiers find meaning during event on Ellis Island

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y - Soldiers in 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion represented the Army and the 10th Mountain Division (LI) in the 2010 Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony May 8 at Ellis Island. Every year, American citizens of diverse origins are chosen to be honored in the ceremony for their contributions to the nation. The Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony, hosted by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations, celebrates the ancestry groups that built America.

  • HRC move impacts Army board dates

    May 20, 2010

    Some promotion boards, along with command and school selection boards, are convening earlier or later than usual this year, due to the Human Resources Command relocating to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Women should buck history's trend when it comes to smoking

    May 20, 2010

    Each year, on May 31, the World Health Organization promotes World No Tobacco Day in order to increase global awareness of tobacco-related disease and to advocate for stronger anti-tobacco policies and legislation. This year's theme is "gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women."

  • Chamber of Commerce honors military

    May 20, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Harford County and regional business leaders gathered at the Top of the Bay club May 20 to celebrate Armed Forces Day and pledge support to the Soldier and civilians of this installation.

  • Two 10th Mountain Soldiers killed in Afghanistan Tuesday

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers were killed when a suicide vehicle-born improvised explosive device exploded near their convoy in Kabul May 18. Killed were: Lt. Col. Paul R. Bartz, 43, of Wisconsin. Lt. Col. Thomas P. Belkofer, 44, of Ohio.

  • ACS treats Army spouses to sound advice, gourmet food

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y - Army spouses were celebrated Friday for the support and sacrifices they provide their Soldiers during Fort Drum's annual observance of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Tasty appetizers, time with a nationally renowned relationship guru and a gourmet Belgian cooking demonstration were a part of the entertainment offered to nearly 100 spouses and Family Members who gathered at the Army Community Service building.

  • Calling all Fort Benning teens

    May 20, 2010

    With events ranging from poetry nights to paintball, Fort Benning teens should find something to participate in this summer Child, Youth and School Services school liaison officer Tawanna Brown said.

  • Troops compete in Army Ten-Miler qualifier

    May 20, 2010

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. - Soldiers from across the installation competed in a 10-kilometer race May 12 to determine who will represent Fort Drum in the 26th annual Army Ten-Miler this fall. Some 40 runners competed in the qualifying race. The top male runner was Patrick Frank, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, with a time of 37:08:00. The top female runner was Laura Wells, 3rd BCT, with a time of 43:45:00.

  • Veterans Celebrate Biennial Reunion

    May 20, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. Aca,!" The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence community welcomed members of the 13th Combat Aviation Battalion (Delta) this past weekend to celebrate their biennial reunion here.

  • WTB Soldiers solid at Warrior Games

    May 20, 2010

    SPC Robert Nuss captured three medals and SPC Chris Strickland added a fourth to lead the Fort Benning contingent at the inaugural Warrior Games, held May 10-14 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The paralympic military event, created by the Department of Defense and U.S. Olympic Committee, featured more than 200 competitors from all branches of the military. It was open to troops with upper or lower body injuries, spinal cord damage, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • From death threats to democracy

    May 20, 2010

    SPC Mohamad Abdulmaboud has given up a lot for his country but the Iraqi native said he has no regrets about where life has taken him. Abdulmaboud is in his fifth week of basic training with D Company, 3rd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, on Sand Hill.

  • MPs train Iraqi police to save lives

    May 20, 2010

    Ohio-based military police are training Iraqi policemen here how to save the lives of their peers in medical emergencies.

  • Red Star Soccer Club tryouts set for June

    May 20, 2010

    It's time for Red Star Soccer Club tryouts. Red Star is a select program with the best soccer players in the region from LaGrange and Albany, Ga., the tricommunity and Auburn, Ala., said Tony Frankovich, executive director of coaching for Red Star. In 2009, 400 children tried out and 50 to 60 percent earned a spot on one of the 20 teams in the program.

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfc. Modesto Fraga, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, reels in a power cable as he helps break down the Tactical Water Purification System at McGregor Range's Waste Water Treatment Facility, May 20. The "Roughrider" company trained on the Tactical Water Purification System as part of their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21.

  • Walk to Iraq program begins for 3/4 Inf. Div.

    May 20, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Family members of Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, in partnership with the Family Readiness Group, kicked off a fitness program called "Walk to Iraq and Back" with a one-mile walk at Ironhorse Park April 24.

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Spc. Benny Aydelotte, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, reels in a discharge hose as he helps break down the Tactical Water Purification System at McGregor Range's Waste Water Treatment Facility, May 20. "Throughout history, more Soldiers have died from bad water than battle injuries," said Aydelotte. The "Roughrider" company trained on the Tactical Water Purification System as part of their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21.

  • Suspicious package found at Fort Sill post office

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Business at the Fort Sill post office came to a screaching halt early May 20 when a suspcious package was found. After two hours of investigation by police officers and explosives ordnance unit members, the package contained a wedding dress and other health and beauty items.

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfc. Modesto Fraga, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, collapses the microfilter feed tank as he helps break down the Tactical Water Purification System at McGregor Range's Waste Water Treatment Facility, May 20. The MFF tank, which can hold up to 1,000 gallons at a time, is the second filtration phase of the system. The "Roughrider" company trained on the Tactical Water Purification System as part of their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21.

  • Wounded warriors spur recovery with Iraq visit

    May 20, 2010

    Mothers or any family member or friend can play a pivotal role in the recovery of servicemembers severely wounded in combat, according to wounded veterans visiting the day after Mother's Day.

  • Community says 'Thank you' to military

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The community said 'thank you' as the military showcased its people and equipment during the annual Lawton-Fort Sill Armed Forces Day parade Saturday in downtown Lawton. More than 100 Fort Sill military and support organizations, and civilian agencies from throughout Southwest Oklahoma participated in the tribute to the U.S. military, while thousands of people viewed the procession.

  • Portal to standardize Army branding

    May 20, 2010

    The Army is making its branding tools available through a new portal, scheduled to go live June 7. The U.S. Army Brand Portal will provide in one place Army brand elements such as Army logos, camouflage backgrounds, color palettes, typography, and released Army photography. The site will also provide guidelines on how to use those elements together to ensure consistent Army branding.

  • Motorcycle rally stresses safety

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Motorcycle accidents continue to be a leading cause of Soldier fatalities Armywide. Reducing the number of accidents requires the dedicated support of every commander, leader and Soldier. The Army Traffic Safety Training Program and the Fort Sill Motorcycle Safety Program involves mandatory training, leader mentorship and the reinforcement of a Soldier's personal responsibility to be safe.

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfc. Modesto Fraga, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, helps break down the Tactical Water Purification System at McGregor Range's Waste Water Treatment Facility, May 20. The "Roughrider" company trained on the Tactical Water Purification System as part of their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21.

  • Taking care of the deployed

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Ever returned from a deployment and found a flat or two on the car you left in the big lot on base' And an accumlation of dirt and bird droppings' And a dead battery' Those days are over, if a new IMCOM-sponsored program proves its worth.

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfc. Quincy Thornton, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, finishes hauling in the Dolphin Filter following the "Roughrider" company's training on the Tactical Water Purification System, May 20. The exercise was during their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21. The Dolphin Filter is the first filtration phase of the Tactical Water Purification System used by the Army.

  • 'Adios' to Reserve training brigade

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, OKla.--The headquarters of 479th Field Artillery Brigade cased its colors May 11 as it prepares to move to Fort Hood, Texas. Since July, Col. William A. Turner has been 479th FA Brigade commander. During his command, the brigade has trained nearly 5,000 Soldiers and hosted three mission rehearsal exercises.

  • Basic trainees perform flag ceremonies

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Some Soldiers in basic combat training are learning flag protocol by performing reveille and retreat ceremonies at the post flag at McNair Hall. For the past two weeks, eight recruits from A Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery, performed the ceremonies under the supervision of their drill sergeant. They were in their third week of BCT.

  • Wainwright program takes summer to the EDGE for youth, teens

    May 20, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Fort Wainwright parents have a new resource to turn to if their youth and teens make the all-too-familiar claim this summer, "There's nothing to do here" - the Child, Youth and School Services' Experience, Develop, Grow and Excel program.

  • New cabins highlight rec area opening for summer

    May 20, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area water activities open for the season May 28 and admission to the park is free this year - thanks to the Army Family Covenant. "Our budget allows us to give customers a break by not charging an admission fee at the gate to foster positive, family-centered recreational opportunities," said Kristy Prather, LETRA manager. "There is no cost for swimming or the water slide but there is no swimming or water slide activities unless a lifeguard is present and on duty."

  • Soldiers applying humanitarian assistance learned overseas at home

    May 20, 2010

    "They work so hard to do everything you do, here at work, with reset, with training and then, for them to volunteer their time to go out and do these things on weekends, it's a selfless move."

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfcs. Quincy Thornton and Modesto Fraga (right), water purification specialists with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, work together to do initial water testing as part of the "Roughrider" company's training on the Tactical Water Purification System, May 20. The exercise was during their Bn.'s 10-day field training exercise, May 12-21. Fraga is holding an Ultameter, a testing device which can measure a sample's total dissolved solids, or TDS, as well as its temperature and pH Level. Knowing these values informs water purification specialists of the feasibility of utilizing a water source before the in-depth work begins.

  • Wainwright employee is scientist, researcher, children's book author

    May 20, 2010

    Sturm is working on another book, tentatively titled "21 Science Activities You Can Do with Snow," an activity book for teachers to use in their classrooms, something teachers have told him they need.

  • Play ball! Little League opens season

    May 20, 2010

    Little League season opened May 15.

  • Mayor stays busy, handles forward operating base daily issues

    May 20, 2010

    While walking around Forward Operating Base Warrior, on the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Master Sgt. Kevin Robinson stops to answer his cell phone - it tends to ring often throughout the day.

  • Chapel youth prepare for famine, learn about homelessness

    May 20, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Approximately 1 percent of the U.S. population experiences homelessness each year, according to the National Coalition for the Homeless.

  • Arctic Wolves go to the field with area students

    May 20, 2010

    Most field problems Soldiers tackle are of a tactical nature and do not include activities like tug-of-war, water-balloon toss and sack races . . .

  • 3rd ACR Personal Security Detachment trains to protect

    May 20, 2010

    3rd ACR RPSD trains to protect command element

  • Mayor stays busy, handles forward operating base daily issues

    May 20, 2010

    Mayor stays busy, handles forward operating base daily issues

  • 125th BSB, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD's "Roughrider" company 'keeps it clean' during

    May 20, 2010

    MCGREGOR RANGE, N.M. (May 20, 2010) Pfc. Modesto Fraga, a water purification specialist with A Company, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, hauls an anchor at McGregor Range's Waste Water Treatment Facility, May 20

  • NCOs set bar for "Thunder" squadron medics at NTC

    May 20, 2010

    With more than 17 years as an Army medic and a prior deployment to Iraq, Sgt. 1st Class Randy King, 3rd "Thunder" Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, still preaches the importance of training and leadership to his Soldiers.

  • Golden Knights help mark Signal Corps Anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • Overcast skies didn't stop Twilight Tattoo on May 20th!

    May 20, 2010

    The U.S. Army Fife and Drum Corp's Drum Line" demonstrate precision during the drum solo.

  • A Great Day For A Parade

    May 20, 2010

    A photo of the Corps of Cadets marching onto the Plain at the start of the today's parade.

  • New West Point superintendent nominated

    May 20, 2010

    Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr. was nominated May 18 to be the 58th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Huntoon is a 1973 West Point graduate and was commissioned into the infantry.

  • Soldiers parachute for Signal Corps anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • West Point grads uphold longstanding traditions

    May 20, 2010

  • Redstone Arsenal leaves the gates behind

    May 20, 2010

    Thousands turned out Saturday to learn what Huntsville's many federal entities do each day.

  • Soldiers parachute to commemorate Signal Corps anniversary

    May 20, 2010

    Ten nervous but excited Soldiers from Fort Gordon, Ga., participated in tandem free fall parachute jumps with members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, recently to help commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Army's Signal Corps.

  • UASTB largest UAS training center, 'pilots' unique mission

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca is home to the largest Unmanned Aircraft System training center in the world, with more than 350,000 square feet of training space, including runways, four hangars, and 24-hour operational capacity, training more than 1,400 students annually.

  • Fort Carson launches ScreamFree programs

    May 20, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---More than 250 community members attended the ScreamFree Parenting and Marriage seminars April 27 at the Elkhorn Conference Center. About 20 relationship professionals from Fort Carson attended The ScreamFree Institute's train-the-trainer classes April 28-29 so they can facilitate future seminars on post.

  • ASB program draws blood, saves lives

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- When Pfc. Joe Struck got a needle at the Eifler Fitness Center last year, he wasn't getting a life-saving injection. Instead, the shot he received had the potential to save the life of someone else.

  • Fort Huachuca personnel, community participate in unique training

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- On May 5-7, military, Department of the Army civilian and Arizona police officers came together to partake in a standardized field sobriety class.

  • Fort Carson DPW assists special-needs students

    May 20, 2010

    Four Directorate of Public Works wildlife employees and one Warrior Transition Unit Soldier helped teach six special-needs students from Janitell Junior High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., how to hook a worm, how to cast and, essentially, how to fish.

  • Soldier's MOS leads him in the right direction

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- For someone who joined the Army to "get out of Ohio" and was somewhat uneducated about his chosen military occupational specialty when he signed up for the Army, Sgt. Shaun Manhollan believes he has still been able to find his niche within the Army.

  • Garrison Town Hall covers traffic changes, other issues

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- About 60 people attended Fort Huachuca's Garrison Town Hall meeting at Murr Community Center, May 12. The meeting focused on four key points: traffic pattern changes, upcoming summer activities, education, and Army health care issues.

  • Army medics assess needs of Anbar community

    May 20, 2010

    A team of Army medical personnel set up a temporary clinic with a local Iraqi doctor to assess the healthcare needs of a poor farming community along the Euphrates River.

  • Fort Huachuca WTU Soldiers learn about jobs first-hand during special program

    May 20, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Five Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Unit, Fort Huachuca, were guests of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine, Friday, and got an up-close view of aircraft used to detect drug and human smuggling

  • Iraqis lead western Anbar security conference

    May 20, 2010

    Once equal partners with Iraqi Security Forces in western Al Anbar province, U.S. military leaders played only an advisory role in a regional security conference here May 11.

  • West Point cadet earns Mason Award, readies for Georgetown

    May 20, 2010

    Col. Michael Deaton, Keller Army Community Hospital commander, presented Class of 2010 Cadet A.J. Pisano with the Richard M. Mason Memorial Award May 11, which honors the cadet with the highest grade point average who is entering medical school. The future Medical Corps officer will be graduating West Point Saturday and continue his education at the School of Medicine at Georgetown University.

  • West Point unveils Hal Moore Award

    May 20, 2010

    During his speech, retired Lt. Gen. Harold "Hal" Moore invited his senior noncommissioned officer and friend, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumely, to the podium for a standing ovation. The Lt. Gen. Harold "Hal" G. Moore Warrior of Excellence Award Dedication Ceremony was conducted at Arvin Gymnasium May 10. Retired Lt. Gen. Harold Moore was accompanied by St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa and retired Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley during the unveiling of plaque. The award will be presented annually to a male and female cadet from the graduating class who exemplifies the qualities of Gen. Moore and best represents the tenets of Warrior Ethos on the athletic fields and in the Department of Physical Education combatives program.

  • Iraqi army and Peshmerga work together to quell insurgency in Diyala province

    May 20, 2010

    The traditionally strained relationship between Arab and Kurdish Iraqis may have made some leeway in April when troops from both groups worked alongside U.S. Soldiers in a operation to help eradicate al-Qaeda extremists from the Diyala province.

  • Brazilian Dignitaries visit the 410th Contracting Support Brigade

    May 20, 2010

    The 410th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, recently hosted members of the Brazilian Army, providing a glimpse of the various contracting officers' roles and responsibilities within their command. Their visit to the 410th began with Col. Ted Harrison, 410th CSB commander, providing an overview of the U. S. Army Acquisition Corps, an explanation of how the U. S. Army trains its military and civilian acquisition officers, Army contracting force structure and the 410th CSB and its capabilities. Harrison also explained to the Brazilian officers, the historical role contracting has played in meeting the needs of the United States military while utilizing a smaller uniformed military force, citing actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Reality check: Training day provides insight to avionics techs

    May 20, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot -- Army aviators met with the men and women who repair avionics systems in the UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook during a familiarization training day at Tobyhanna.

  • Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

    May 20, 2010

  • Chaplain center re-opens with new programs, refreshed facility

    May 20, 2010

    Though the building is not new, the Chaplain Family Life Center hosted a ribbon cutting and open house, April 22, a ceremonial re-opening to commemorate a refreshed interior and a series of new programs to support Hohenfels Soldiers and families.

  • Engineer earns patent for trailer mount design

    May 20, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot -- An engineer here has earned a patent providing Army Special Forces with an easily detachable trailer mount.

  • SSI welcomes dignitary

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Mary Sally Matiella, newly installed assistant secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller), visited Fort Jackson's Soldier Support Institute recently in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the Army Financial Management Corps.

  • Branch preps for new transponder workload

    May 20, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot -- Tobyhanna electronics mechanics built a prototype test set to support the Air Force's latest identify friend or foe (IFF) equipment.

  • Hohenfels photographer scores one for the Army in photography competition

    May 20, 2010

    As a Viper at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Staff Sgt. Adam Mancini is tasked with telling the Soldier story by covering operations on the battlefield (or training field in the case of JMRC) to provide commanders a visual record of a unit's operations. After years of documenting the tasks of other Soldiers, Mancini's own actions have garnered him recognition. Of more than 2,200 photos submitted for the Department of Defense Military Photographer of the Year Competition, Mancini placed second in the Combat Documentation category with a photo he took of Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Providing a home away from home: Reception honors students, sponsors

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The Officers' Club was transformed into an international hangout May 11 as the Soldier Support Institute hosted a reception for international military students and their sponsors.

  • Key surveillance systems part of surge workload

    May 20, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot -- Technicians in the Man Portables Branch of the Electro Optic/Night Vision Division are Resetting several Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance Systems (LRAS-3) for an Army unit set to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    May 20, 2010

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

  • Musical salute: Armed Forces Day strikes the right note

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The Fort Jackson community celebrated Armed Forces Day Saturday with a carnival, cars and a concert at Hilton Field.

  • MPs earn garrison NCO, Soldier titles

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Justice prevailed as two partners in crime-fighting were named this year's NCO and Soldier of the Year for Fort Jackson's U.S. Army Garrison Command.

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