Archive: May 2010

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  • Crystal Clear: Swimming lessons not just for kicks

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- He leaned forward, his head precariously near the water, seemingly anticipating the coach's instructions. Nearby, another set of bodies- mother and child - did the same. Then came the words we'd all been awaiting: "Kick, kick, kick!"

  • A House call: State mulls military children education bill

    May 20, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- One thing is certain for military families - a permanent change of duty station is always around the corner.

  • North Dakota Military Police Arrive in Haiti

    May 20, 2010

    Twenty-one Soldiers with the North Dakota Army National Guard's 191st Military Police Company arrived in Haiti yesterday. They will spend three weeks there providing security to facilitate the movement of U.S. service members who will be constructing a base camp about 95 miles north of Port au Prince, near Gonaives.

  • New campaign to promote crime awareness

    May 20, 2010

  • DSTB Warriors take tour with university students

    May 20, 2010

  • Medics contend for "EFMB on the DMZ"

    May 20, 2010

  • As requested: Full days of Family fun this summer

    May 20, 2010

  • Volunteers bring home the goods

    May 20, 2010

  • 1HBCT festivities kick off with Spring Festival

    May 20, 2010

  • Brigadier Gen. John J. McGuiness

    Jul 16, 2012

  • Virtual Training Benefits Teams to Battalions

    May 19, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Unit leaders and trainers struggling with limited time, money and other resources should consider using the Army's virtual training simulators to help train small units on collective tasks. As examples, the Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT) focuses on battalion and below formations equipped with tracked vehicles to support mounted maneuver operations.

  • EIB - A day in the life of an infantryman

    May 19, 2010

  • Actor forgoes promising career for Army service

    May 19, 2010

    9-11 prompt a promising TV and film actor to join the Army

  • Boxers win service competition

    May 19, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---World Class Athlete Program boxers met challenge at All Service Boxing Championships.

  • 1st Medical Brigade Headquarters Returns From Iraq

    May 19, 2010

    The excitement level boiled over at the Kieschnick physical fitness center as hundreds of family members and friends watched their Soldiers exit the airplane at Robert Gray Army Airfield May 14...

  • Post breaks ground for museum

    May 19, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Fort Carson leaders and community members broke ground at the future site of the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson Museum Activity April 30.

  • Presidio of Monterey parking lot to be completed May 20

    May 19, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey community members will find more parking spaces here May 20.

  • Exercise preps Alaska engineers for deployment

    May 19, 2010

    U.S. Army Alaska's 6th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade readies for a mission rehearsal exercise this summer at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., and a subsequent combat deployment.

  • RDECOM charts future for S&T

    May 19, 2010

    The Army's top scientists and technologists convened in Adelphi, Md., today to develop a strategy on multiple issues and to chart their future support to the Warfighter as the Research, Development and Engineering Command Technology Planning Conference got underway.

  • Joint Base Lewis McChord investigates demobilization concerns

    May 19, 2010

    An inquiry launched Monday by Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr., I Corps commanding general, is investigating complaints from Oregon National Guard Soldiers that different standards of treatment exist between reserve-component and active-component Soldiers during the demobilization process at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Mayor invites U.S. forces to tour model town

    May 19, 2010

    The mayor of an Iraqi town once completely controlled by the insurgency invited a platoon of paratroopers to tour his peaceful city with him May 13.

  • National Guard training for hurricane season

    May 19, 2010

    While hurricane season runs from June until late November, the Army National Guard routinely practices its emergency response procedures on a nearly year-round basis.

  • 'Tropic Lightning' Soldiers unite for Division run

    May 19, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Bernard Champoux, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, leads Tropic Lightning Soldiers during the division run at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, May 19. The many brigades, battalions and companies of the 25th Inf. Div. gathered together for a 4.5-mile organized run throughout the post.

  • New York Army National Guard Featured in Museum Exhibit That Opens Memorial Day Weekend

    May 26, 2011

    The history of the New York Army National Guard from the Spanish American War to Iraq and Afghanistan will be featured in a New York State Museum exhibit that opens May 28. Entitled "Citizen Soldier: New York's National Guard in the American Century" the exhibit includes almost 7,000 square feet of gallery space covering the service of New Yorkers through world wars, natural disasters, the 2001 terrorist attacks and Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. Wall panels, dioramas, photos, uniforms, equipment and weapons displays are being completed. The exhibit will also feature personal stories of Soldiers - past and present - including women Soldiers serving in the modern Guard's ranks.

  • Georgia football legend visits Fort Stewart WTB

    May 19, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- "There's no shame in my game." That was the message from Herschel Walker, University of Georgia legend and Heisman Trophy winner, to Soldiers of the Warrior Transition Battalion, May 13.

  • Is your helmet part of the recall'

    May 19, 2010

    The Army is recalling 44,000 combat helmets made by ArmorSource and Rabintex. If you were issued one of these helmets, you must turn it in to the Central Issue Facility to be issued a new helmet. Read on to learn how you can tell if your helmet is part of the recall.

  • Greeting the McClain family

    May 19, 2010

    25th Infantry Division leadership takes time out to welcome a military family.

  • Army Materiel Command

    May 19, 2010

  • Newcomer Information

    May 19, 2010

  • Foot Soldier: Happy feet in the field

    May 19, 2010

    LabTV: Soldiers are on their feet all day. Footwear engineer Mike Holthe uses his training in biomechanics to create & test boots at an Army research lab in Natick, Mass.

  • Award-winning Soldier lives core values

    May 19, 2010

    Master Sgt. Rey H. Ado Jr. was so busy being a professional Soldier and volunteer that he opted out of attending the May 6 Military Awards Luncheon in Maryland where he was to receive the Army Federal Asian Pacific American Council Military Meritorious Service Award.

  • Task force aims to 'broaden' officers, manage talents

    May 19, 2010

    Nine years of war have made it difficult for officers to gain the broad level of experience needed to run the Army, according to Col. Chris Robertson and his task force.

  • Humvees, marshmallows and the future of defense transportation engineering

    May 19, 2010

    Three engineers and two interns from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Transportation Engineering Agency visited Albers Elementary School in Albers, Ill., to give the fifth and sixth grade students a first-hand look at how math and science skills are used to ensure equipment moves quickly and safely worldwide for the Department of Defense.

  • Winn Army Community Hospital WTB Soldier Medals at Warrior Games

    May 19, 2010

    Cpl. Ryan Shurtleff of Winn Army Community Hospital's Warrior Transition Battalion medaled twice in the Department of Defense's inaugural Warrior Games May 10-14. Shurtleff received a Bronze Medal for Shooting, and a Silver Medal as a member of the Army's (Team 3) Sitting Volleyball Team. Due to injuries sustained from an IED blast in Fall 2009, the right-handed Shurtleff was unable to hold a weapon with his left hand, so three weeks prior to the shooting competition, Shurtleff went to Fort Benning, Ga., to train and learned how to shoot left-handed! "This was awesome -- I want to go back next year and compete again-- I want to compete for as long as I can," he said. "Seeing the single, double and some triple amputees giving their all and having a good time competing was great."

  • CTSF plays key role in development of unified Afghan Mission Network

    May 19, 2010

    The Whitfill Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF) has assumed a key role in efforts to envelope all United States and coalition force activity in Afghanistan in the strands of a single mission network. CTSF technicians are working in coordination with NATO technicians in the United Kingdom to validate the interoperability between U.S. and coalition systems and applications. This is the first time the CTSF has executed a test event with coalition partners.

  • Army issues instructions for painting M16s, M4s

    May 19, 2010

    Soldiers already have uniforms that blend them into their surroundings. Now there's instructions on how to have a weapon that blends in too.

  • The Old Guard's finest commission

    May 19, 2010

    The Officer Corps gained two exceptional Soldiers from an elite unit that showcases the Army and defends the dignity and honor of fallen comrades. Former non-commissioned officers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) graduated as Distinguished Military Graduates from Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Ga. on April 29.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Hector G. Marin

    Jul 6, 2011

  • New surgery record for ophthalmologists in Honduras

    May 19, 2010

    Since 2004, ophthalmology providers from Madigan Healthcare System have been traveling on a medical readiness mission to improve the vision of Honduras' impoverished population, and this year, the ophthalmology team broke their own record - 288 eye surgeries in nine days.

  • Maj. Gen. Nick Justice

    May 19, 2010

  • Tank, Automotive

    May 19, 2010

  • Soldier

    May 19, 2010

  • Chemical, Biological

    May 19, 2010

  • Communications, Electronics

    May 19, 2010

  • Elements, Other

    May 19, 2010

  • Armament

    May 19, 2010

  • Analysis

    May 19, 2010

  • Aviation, Missile

    May 19, 2010

  • Linked In

    May 19, 2010

  • Green power comes to Iraqi border guards

    May 19, 2010

    A new test project along the Iran-Iraq border could herald the arrival of clean, safe, electric power that is needed at numerous outposts and border forts manned by the Iraqi Department of Border Enforcement.

  • Resiliency training prepares Soldiers for stress

    May 19, 2010

    "Griffin Strong," a motto of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, was recently defined for the brigade's Soldiers deployed to Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq.

  • Soldiers bring cheer to sick children

    May 19, 2010

    Soldiers from 5th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, and the 591st Military Police Company on Fort Bliss gave children at the Sierra Providence Health Network Children's Hospital in El Paso, Texas, a taste of Army life May 1.

  • Army Accesions Command Departure Ceremony, CG Lt. Gen. Freakley

    May 19, 2010

    "Today's ceremony marks the beginning of the BRAC process set down in law in 2005. To fulfill the elements and intent of that BRAC law, the United States Army Accessions Command is relocating to Fort Knox, KY, collocating with its subordinate units - The U.S. Army Recruiting Command, the U.S. Army Cadet Command, and the U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade - - And will be joined by the U.S. Army Human Resources Command, to form the Human Resource Center of Excellence."

  • About RDECOM

    May 19, 2010

  • College of the American Soldier Conference

    May 19, 2010

  • Block III Apache wins award

    May 19, 2010

    The Apache Block III Development Team, consisting of the US Army, Boeing and Northstar Aerospace Corporation, won the American Helicopter Society's prestigious Howard Hughes Award for 2009-2010 for their work on the Improved Drive System with Split-Torque Face Gear technology for the Apache Block III helicopter.

  • TRADOC names Instructors of the Year at Training and Education Development Summit

    May 19, 2010

    Seven people were recognized today at the Army Training and Education Development Summit here as the best educators in their categories.

  • Army protects endangered species at installations

    May 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army has crafted an approach to training on many of its installations which is geared toward maintaining realistic and effective exercises while also preserving the natural habitat of up to 188 different endangered species spread across 99 facilities.

  • Tragedy Probed To Prevent Repeat

    May 19, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Two Redstone Arsenal events - one a May 10 press conference, the other a May 13 memorial service - were part of the grieving process in the acceptance of the deaths of two Team Redstone employees involved in high-risk research and development.

  • Iraqi mortarmen stand on their own

    May 19, 2010

  • Army Soldier of Year welcomes new NCOs in induction ceremony

    May 19, 2010

    USAG Schinnen and the AFNORTH Battalion at JFC Brunssum inducted 22 soldiers into the ranks of non-commissioned officers during a ceremony held May 18 at JFC's Alliance Theatre.

  • 4-2 medics train for future

    May 19, 2010

    To help prepare their medics for a future redeployment and to enable them to train others, the leaders of 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, enlisted the help of two National Registry paramedics from 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion to teach a combat medic sustainment course.

  • TOC Soldiers play big role in area surveillance

    May 19, 2010

    Monitoring a battle space during a deployment takes constant effort and an enormous amount of cooperation from each of the Soldiers in the Tactical Operations Center.

  • 25 STB inactivates, reorganizes as HHBN

    May 19, 2010

    The Soldiers with of the 25th STB gathered for a battalion inactivation, reorganization and redesignation ceremony, officially becoming the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.

  • Keeping Army families strong

    May 19, 2010

    Maj. Michael Story, commander, Medical Company, 64th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, currently deployed to Contingency Operating Base Adder, took advantage of a unique opportunity to share his promotion with his family back at Fort Carson, May 1, 2010, thanks to video teleconference technology.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center hosts annual anti-terrorism exercise

    May 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Natick and the U.S. Army Garrison-Natick is hosting its annual anti-terrorism and force protection exercise, Operation Lasting Calm, Thursday, May 20 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Iraqis end training with air assault exercise

    May 19, 2010

    Culminating three weeks of training with U.S. Special Forces and the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Iraqi Commandos and the 5th Iraqi Tactical Security Unit Battalion conducted a simulated air assault raid at Contingency Operating Base Adder April 22, 2010.

  • Bike to Work day means extra caution

    May 19, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- On Thursday, May 20, Aberdeen Proving Ground will promote the national Bike to Work Program by providing Rally Points for all who bike to the Installation.

  • Iraqi Police confront counterfeiting

    May 19, 2010

    Armed with new knowledge about the effects of counterfeiting and methods for dealing with it, the Iraqi Police of Dhi Qar Province who attended a class hosted by U.S. Psychological Operations Soldiers in Nasiriyah, Iraq, April 25, 2010, will now return to their units and further disseminate that knowledge.

  • Boys of Barwanna

    May 19, 2010

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class Jason Reininger, a platoon sergeant with 2nd Platoon, Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist), is greeted by a group of local boys who have been swimming in the Euphrates River to cool off in the 100-degree heat May 13, 2010, in Barwanna, Iraq. Reininger's platoon toured the town with the mayor, who wanted to show the troops the many gains in security and public services Barwanna has made. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, 1/82 AAB, USD-C)

  • Local art show paints bright picture for Iraq's future

    May 19, 2010

    May 15-16 in Doura saw the home of local civic leader and cardiologist Muayad Muslih Hamad al-Jabori transformed into a gallery, highlighting the talent of artists from across Iraq. The walls were lined with paintings; some loud, vibrant portraits of people dancing, others more somber, seeming to reflect the past years of hardship and war.

  • Boy Scouts open 50-year-old time capsule to celebrate 100 years of Scouting

    May 19, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Boy Scouts journeyed back in time May 8 during a ceremony at Wiesbaden's Dorint Pallas Hotel. As former members of Troop 11 and current members of Troop 65 opened a time capsule placed in 1961 at what was then the U.S. military's General von Steuben Hotel, German and American leaders joined the Scouts in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America.

  • Louisiana Guard Soldiers work nonstop in oil spill response

    May 19, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard has been conducting round-the-clock operations to repair gaps caused by coastal erosion as part of efforts to mitigate effects from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

  • Military Spouse Extravaganza focuses on services, sacrifices of Army husbands and wives

    May 19, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany Aca,!" Aca,!A"Service does not end with the person wearing the uniform.Aca,!A? That quote by first lady Michelle Obama was cited at WiesbadenAca,!a,,cs Military Spouse Extravaganza May 5 as a reminder that spouses, too, play a vital role in the military.

  • Command group tackles half-marathon

    May 19, 2010

    A sea of some 10,000 runners, bikers, skaters and spectators recently swarmed the streets of downtown Mannheim for the annual Mannheim Rhein-Neckar Marathon.

  • From Police Chief to Army NCO

    May 19, 2010

    From his time in the Marine Corps, to his retirement as a police chief, to his current assignment with the 1st Infantry Division's Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 40-year-old Kevin Nation possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience far above the average corporal.

  • UMUC Europe honors students from Europe, Africa and the Middle East

    May 19, 2010

    University of Maryland University College Europe recognized graduating students at its 58th annual commencement ceremony in Heidelberg May 8. The ceremony honored more than 1,000 students from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

  • Garrison to host Motorcycle Rally and River Ride

    May 19, 2010

    Harleys, Hondas, hotdogs and hamburgers - just a few of the sights, sounds and smells motorcyclists can expect to take in during the first-ever Motorcycle Rally and River Ride May 27 in Heidelberg.The event, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg, is designed to help both new and old riders refresh their safety skills, share lessons learned, and meet fellow motorcycle enthusiasts - all while enjoying a group ride along the Neckar River.

  • Adapting land forces to meet 21st century security challenges

    May 19, 2010

    Less than a year after its establishment as an Army Service Component Command, U.S. Army Africa organized a historic gathering of military leaders from nations across the African continent.

  • 8K run raises assault awareness

    May 19, 2010

    Service members and civilians from all over Contingency Operating Base Basra turned out for an 8-kilometer run to raise awareness of sexual assault prevention.

  • Evidence collection course helps IPs close cases

    May 19, 2010

  • Camp Stanley runners conquer FMWR 5K,10K

    May 19, 2010

    CAMP STANLEY- Soldiers and community members within Warrior Country came out to support the Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation's 5K and 10K run competition May 15 at the Camp Stanley Physical Fitness Center. A 5K equals 3.11 miles and a 10K is 6.2 miles.

  • Soldiers roll strikes with rucksacks

    May 19, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - It wouldn't be mistaken as a forced march but Soldiers who jammed into the Casey Bowling Center May 12 participated in an extreme sport billed as the Warrior Country Extreme Rucksack Bowling Challenge.

  • Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics promotes Warrant on Red Cloud

    May 19, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Carlos Hill (center) gets promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 02 by Brig. Gen. Aundre F. Piggee (left) and Mrs. Hill (right) as they place shoulder boards of rank on his shoulders during a promotion ceremony held in Mitchell's Club on Red Cloud Garrison May 14.

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    Jun 20, 2012

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    Feb 11, 2013

  • Please Add a Title!

    May 18, 2010

    Musicians from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and the Hawaii Army National Guard performed a combined military band concert on Armed Forcesd Day, May 15, at the Hawaii Theatre, Honolulu.

  • Armed Forces Day combined military band concert

    May 18, 2010

    Musicians from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and the Hawaii Army National Guard performed a combined military band concert on Armed Forcesd Day, May 15, at the Hawaii Theatre, Honolulu.

  • 25 STB inactivates, reorganizes as HHBN

    May 18, 2010

    The Soldiers with of the 25th STB gathered for a battalion inactivation, reorganization and redesignation ceremony, officially becoming the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.

  • 25 STB inactivates, reorganizes as HHBN

    May 18, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 25th STB gathered for a battalion inactivation, reorganization and redesignation ceremony, officially becoming the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.

  • APG Job Openings

    May 18, 2010

  • APG Transformation

    May 18, 2010

  • Wikipedia: APG

    May 18, 2010

  • Actor foregoes career to serve country

    May 18, 2010

    Many people were in disbelief of what they were watching on 9/11 and asked themselves "why'" For then-actor Capt. Scott Eberlein, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, the question wasn't "why'" It was "how can I help'"

  • Survivor Outreach Services for the Army National Guard

    May 18, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Through a cooperative effort with Parent Services, Veteran Service Organizations, Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center (CMAOC), Casualty Assistance Centers (CACs) and communities across the nation, the Army National Guard provides ongoing support to Soldiers and families through Military Funeral Honors (MFH), Casualty Assistance, and Survivor Outreach Services. Military Funeral Honors teams render professional military funeral honors, in accordance with service tradition, to all eligible veterans when requested by an authorized family member. The casualty assistance program assists the CMAOC and CACs with the mission of assigning casualty notification and casualty assistance officers to assist families during their time of need.

  • Special needs children visit Casey

    May 18, 2010

    The American Red Cross and Korean Red Cross, together with Red Cloud Garrison Army and Air Force Exchange, opened the Casey Garrison Theatre May 13 to 30 local special needs students from Hyeoulem Children's School and their teachers for a morning of movies and treats. Nearly a dozen American Red Cross volunteers and three of their Korean Red Cross counterparts were on hand to greet the children and their teachers and provide drinks, snacks, and thank-you bags for the teachers before a showing of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, courtesy of Red Cloud Garrison AAFES.

  • FMWR commanding general visits Casey Garrison

    May 18, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones (center), commanding general Family Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Command, tests a new golf club on the Indianhead Golf Course fairway during a visit to Casey Garrison's FMWR facilities May 13 while Chris Bradford (second from left), FMWR director and Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson (third from left), Red Cloud Garrison commander, look on.

  • Casey Garrison bus station reopens

    May 18, 2010

    (From left) Col. Thomas Graves, Lt. Col. Richard Fromm, Casey Garrison commander, Lt. Col. Dale Smith, and Command Sergeant Maj. John Fortune cut the ribbon to reopen the Casey bus station May 17

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