Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Fort Belvoir participates in Mount Comfort's Memorial Day remembrance

    Jun 4, 2010

    Fort Belvoir Installation Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Berhane was the keynote speaker at the 31st Annual Mount Comfort Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers get wet, rugged for triathlon at Smith Lake

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Nearly 150 athletes plunged into the waters of Smith Lake Sunday with one goal in mind - complete the challenging XTERRA Smith Lake Triathlon.

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    Jun 4, 2010

  • Fort Bragg school celebrates Sports Day

    Jun 4, 2010

    Despite the 90-degree temperature and thick humidity, the students of Fort Bragg's Butner Elementary School took to the fields for a fun day of sports play.

  • WWW.armyhire.com

    Jun 4, 2010

    Have you visited ArmyHire.com lately' The website for civilian career opportunities with the Army Contracting Command has been redesigned to provide more information on big opportunities with big responsibilities. ACC manages nearly $100 billion in contracts annually, and ArmyHire.com provides information about ACCAca,!a,,cs rewarding careers and great benefits. YouAca,!a,,cll find videos, information about upcoming job fairs, highlights of featured locations, as well as tips about applying for jobs with the federal government. Visit ArmyHire.com to see how you can make a big impact in the world of Army procurement.

  • Fort Bragg MWR Perk cards now available

    Jun 4, 2010

    The Fort Bragg Directorate of Family and Welfare, Morale and Recreation launched a new program, MWR Perks, on April 1. This program offers discounts at a variety of DFWMR facilities to all authorized identification card holders who sign up for the Perks program.

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    Jun 4, 2010

  • Rucker, En Vogue to perform at Fort Stewart Independence Day celebration

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Rising country star Darius Rucker, Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year for 2009, will be the lead performer July 2 as Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield celebrate the Independence Day weekend.

  • J.F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School zeroes in on safety

    Jun 4, 2010

    More than 2,500 Soldier and civilian personnel were scheduled to take part in Zero in on Safety Dayz at United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. The two-day event was held May 24 to 25 on the grounds at the JFK plaza.

  • Director of Army Staff throws out first pitch

    Jun 4, 2010

    Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr., director of the Army Staff prepares to throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field in Chicago on May 29. Huntoon was in Chicago for various Memorial Day commemoration events including the Fisher House Dedication Ceremony at Hines VA Hospital, City of Chicago Memorial Day Commemoration Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade.

  • Speicher Soldiers compete in soccer tournament

    Jun 4, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - Private First Class Cherie Johnson, a paralegal specialist with Division Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, started playing soccer when she was 17. When her favorite soccer player, Zinedine Zidane won the World Cup with France in 1998, it made her so fascinated with soccer, she started going to parks and kicking the ball around in her hometown, Port More, Jamaica. She lived in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. until joining the Army.

  • USASAC Welcomes Contractors from UA Huntsville's SMAP Center

    Jun 4, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Have you seen some new faces roaming the halls of the "Army's Face to the World'" There are several new SWAP contractors (Students Working at the Army in Parallel) at USASAC from the UA Huntsville SMAP Center (Systems Management and Production Center).

  • Fort Stewart recognizes WWII veterans

    Jun 4, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The president and former president of Chatham Artillery Inc. out of Savannah, participated as part of the Flag Detail in Fort Stewart's Retreat Ceremony in front of post headquarters, May 26.

  • Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army hosts June 2 Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 4, 2010

    General Peter W. Chiarelli, vice chief of staff of the Army and the host and his guests watch the June 2, 2010 Twilight Tattoo.

  • Stewart-Hunter observes Memorial Day with local community

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga. Aca,!" Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield joined the local community to remember and honor those who have died in service to our nation in Memorial Day observances, May 28-31.

  • Fort Bragg students benefit from foundation scholarships to military children

    Jun 4, 2010

    Our Family for Families First, John G. Picerne's private charitable foundation, awarded 10 scholarships to Army children Monday. Graduating seniors of active-duty Soldiers stationed at Forts Bragg, Meade, Polk, Riley and Sill received the scholarships in the amount of $10,000 per year for four years to pursue a secondary education at colleges and universities around the country.

  • Fort Huachuca wired for tunes, information via Web

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT HUACHCUA, Ariz. -- The Fort Huachuca Public Affairs Office now has another tool to get information out to the post. Huachuca Wired went live a few weeks ago. The radio station is available all the time via the internet, on- and off- government access computers. The concept is a spinoff of 'back to the old days, Soldier's Radio,' according to Ken Robinson, Command Information chief, Fort Huachuca. Robinson, who spearheaded the station, says, "We've modernized it and taken it to the Internet.

  • Dwyer inducted into the Ordnance Hall of Fame

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va.-A legacy that began May 9, 1969, continued with one U.S. Army Materiel Command employee's induction into a unique military hall of fame more than 40 years later.

  • Action! Fort Bragg musician 'gives all' to troops in music video

    Jun 4, 2010

    POPE AFB, N.C. -- The new song and music video "I'll Give My All," by country music singer Jamie Tate and the 82nd Airborne Division's All American Chorus was recored in Nashville, Tenn. earlier in the year at Black River Music Group studios.

  • Military spouses appreciated at annual event

    Jun 4, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's military spouses were recognized May 26 for their devotion and dedication to their Soldiers. Army Community Services held Military Spouse Appreciation Night at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. The event is held annually each May across Army installations to say "thank you" to spouses who unconditionally support their Soldiers.

  • Fort Bragg community comes together to help Family rebuild

    Jun 4, 2010

    After a local military Family, the Batts, lost their home in a recent fire that claimed all of their belongings, the Army's Army, the world's only volunteer organization of citizens and businesses who've pledged their moral, physical and spiritual support to those in military, stepped-up to help this Family in their time of need. One Army's Army member even went as far as organizing a "Penny Drive" at Irwin Intermediate School on Fort Bragg where she teaches to help raise money.Aca,!A..Aca,!A..

  • Building dedicated, named for 9/11 victim

    Jun 4, 2010

    In a May 27 ceremony, Fort Knox Commander Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley joined the Maude family in memorializing Lt. Gen. Timothy Maude -- killed in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon -- for whom the Human Resource Center of Excellence building will be named.

  • Konnichiwa! Fort Bragg students celebrate Asian Pacific Month

    Jun 4, 2010

    Multi-age, kindergarten and first grade class from Holbrook Elementary School, learned about different countries of Asian Pacific cultures in appreciation of Asian Pacific Month. The class shared their Japanese experience with other students at the school, May 27.

  • Sustainable Fort Bragg challenges residents, employees to live 'green'

    Jun 4, 2010

    Sustainable Fort Bragg has issued a challenge to anyone associated with Fort Bragg - live a little "greener." Just a few changes to our daily habits can help save energy and reduce the consumption of resources. If helping better the world we live in isn't reward enough, they are offering prizes to people who are willing to share their journey and the challenges they face as they change their habits.

  • 'Soldier servant' Aubrey Henley 2010 Franks Award winner

    Jun 4, 2010

    The story describes Henley's contributions to the Armor Branch as well as the Army.

  • Students defeat Team Bliss fourth year in a row in Battle of the Minds

    Jun 4, 2010

    Students from 15 area middle schools in the El Paso Independent School District defeated a team of Fort Bliss Soldiers May 13 that included Fort Bliss' Commanding General Maj. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg and Command Sgt. Maj. David Davenport.

  • Texas Guard taps 2-5 Infantry for aerial gunnery exercise

    Jun 4, 2010

    Texas Guardsmen maximized their training by joining forces with Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, during an aerial assault exercise May 22, said Capt. Erika Besser, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd of the 149th General Support Aviation Battalion, 36th Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Picatinny's highest-ranking civilian to receive Presidential award for exceptional service

    Jun 4, 2010

    PICATINNY, N.J. - Picatinny's senior civilian will receive a 2009 Presidential Rank Award during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery June 28.

  • New commanding general slated for 7th Signal Command

    Jun 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Lawarren V. Patterson will become the commanding general of 7th Signal Command (Theater), replacing Brig. Gen. Jennifer L. Napper. A date for the change of command ceremony has not yet been set.

  • Macabebes and Moros

    Jun 4, 2010

  • Book helps children celebrate Army's birthday, understand Army history

    Jun 4, 2010

    As the Army prepares to celebrate its 235th birthday, three women have taken the broad theme of the Army's long tradition and history and transformed it into a series of books designed for children.

  • Improving malaria diagnosis in Africa, one lab at a time

    Jun 4, 2010

    USAMRU-K's Malaria Diagnostics and Control Center of Excellence in Kisumu is a unique establishment begun in 2004 that's since trained more than 650 laboratory specialists to better their malaria microscopy skills.

  • Schweinfurt firefighter's act of heroism just part of job

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - It had been like any other night for the Schweinfurt garrison fire department. It was a warm evening and the sun was beginning to settle July 20, 2009, when the Schweinfurt crew was dispatched to a routine call.

  • Opinions critical to Aca,!EoeDonAca,!a,,ct Ask, DonAca,!a,,ct TellAca,!a,,c review

    Jun 4, 2010

    Opinions are "absolutely critical" in implementing policy for a repeal of the law that bans gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military, the nation's top military officer told Soldiers on Fort Bragg, N.C., June 2.

  • U.S. Army Africa Soldiers apply lessons of WWII to current mission

    Jun 4, 2010

    Col. Stephen Mariano looked down into a foxhole carved atop a rocky hill near El Guettar, where in March 1943, troops from U.S. Army II Corps battled German panzers.

  • JMTC Soldiers honor sacrifices of World War II

    Jun 4, 2010

    EPINAL, France - Soldiers of the Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC) journeyed to France to take part in a memorial ceremony May 30 to honor and remember those who gave their life during the second World War.

  • USACE reshapes SHAPE, Brussels schools

    Jun 4, 2010

    BRUSSELS - After decades of piecemeal construction, maintaining and repairing old educational facilities, Army engineers are working with DoDDS and SHAPE to replace their school and childcare facilities here.

  • Veterans of Vietnam's 'Fox Force' join 'Golden Dragons' in scarf exchange

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Thank you so much for the welcome home we never got."

  • Calling all ducks to Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo

    Jun 4, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Eric Anton, Bismarck, N.D., a member of the North Dakota Army National Guard, called all duck hunters, and non-duck hunters, on stage to show off their duck calling skills at Camp Bondsteel May 30.

  • Raising the safety standards

    Jun 4, 2010

    The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division has implemented a new safety campaign for "Iron Brigade" Soldiers throughout southern Iraq.

  • New center dedicated to children of local fallen Soldiers

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii dedicated a new School Age Center, here, June 2, to children of all fallen Soldiers of the U.S. Army in Hawaii.

  • AFAP offers community way to affect change

    Jun 4, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Army Family Action Plan program is dedicated to changing the lives of our Soldiers, families, civilians and retirees, and it works.

  • FORSCOM Change of Command

    Jun 4, 2010

    Gen. James D. Thurman became the 18th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). Thurman succeeded Gen. Charles C. Campbell, who retired after 40 years of service, becoming the last continuously serving Army officer who saw service in Vietnam to leave active duty.

  • International conference develops science, technology roadmap

    Nov 2, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., -- Delegates from the 11 nations taking part in the Conference of the American Armies Science and Technology session here this week were happy to be part of a significant and productive event.

  • Army tests new tactical vehicle

    Nov 2, 2011

    The Army is testing a new vehicle looking to eventually replace the iconic Humvee.

  • Ask The Commander! June Responses

    Jun 3, 2010

    The "Ask the Commander" program is designed as a communication tool to allow Soldiers, civilians and family members to get concerns addressed and questions answered by the garrison commander. All submitted questions go directly to the garrison commander; directorates and support staff research queries and provide responses to the commander.

  • Sewing the pieces together

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Lt. Col. Daniel Hulsebosch, (second from left), director, Directorate of Emergency Services, and personnel with the Warrior Transition Battalion, here, display a quilt made by the nonprofit group "Strippers" from Highlands Ridge in Avon Park, Fla. The group recently donated 11 handmade quilts to the WTB. In the quilting world, a stripper is someone who tears up cloth and then sews the pieces together to make a quilt.

  • Routine monitoring ensures safe water for on-post residents, staff

    Jun 3, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Every year since 1999, the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, has required public water suppliers to provide Consumer Confidence Reports to their water users.

  • USARPAC specialists secure safe training operations

    Jun 3, 2010

    U. S. Army, Pacific's Safety Office works diligently across the command to ensure that mission goals are met without incident. Soldiers' lives are rife with risk-travel, tactical and physical training and Warrior lifestyle-too often result in injury or even death and the Army is committed to doing all it can to enhance the safety of its fighting force, while maintaining training intensity.

  • RVTT's virtual simulations help squads train for deployment, threat scenarios

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - While training with the Virtual Squad Training System, here, Sgt. Michael Diaz' squad from 25th Transportation Company, 25th Infantry Division, skipped breaktime to be the first group to visit the Reconfigurable Vehicle Tactics Trainer.

  • Day of Reflection: USAG-HI celebrates Memorial Day

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Reminders of America's history and of personal sacrifice were voiced at Memorial Day ceremonies, here, and throughout the nation, May 31.

  • Military children welcome at local 'First Tee' at no-cost for participation

    Jun 3, 2010

    WAIALUA, Hawaii - The First Tee of Hawaii will offer golf instruction combined with character and life skills education to children of National Guard, Reserve and active duty Soldiers.

  • Prepare children for summer with water and weather safety tips

    Jun 3, 2010

    HONOLULU - Summer is here and with that comes great family fun in the sun and the water, but it is also is time to start thinking about water safety.

  • New Army Physical Readiness Training

    Jun 3, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army's overhaul of Initial Military Training (IMT) includes a new approach to physical-readiness training (PRT). Field Manual (FM) 21-20, Physical Fitness Training, has been revised and is now Training Circular (TC) 3-22.20, Army Physical Readiness Training. TC 3-22.20 also supersedes the IET Standardized Physical Training Guide dated Jan. 4, 2005.

  • Seniors create, donate lei to venerate veterans, Soldiers

    Jun 3, 2010

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii - Dozens of members from local community organizations here participated in a picking and stringing event, May 28, continuing an island tradition honoring Soldiers buried at the Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery.

  • Wheeler Elem. lauds 50 years of education

    Jun 3, 2010

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Wheeler Elementary School recently celebrated 50 years of teaching while honoring the path of the warriors, or "hanohano ke ala na koa," in Hawaiian

  • Operation Military Kids briefs local community educators

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Operation Military Kids is the U.S. Army's effort to partner with America's communities to support children of deployed service members throughout the United States.

  • Community interest, involvement leads to AMRAca,!E+Teen Center improvements

    Jun 3, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Parental involvement can make a huge difference, not only in children, but also in local community resources, like repaving basketball courts and upgrading study facilities at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Teen Center.

  • World Cup shooters compete at Benning

    Jun 3, 2010

    More than 350 competitors from 52 nations converged at Fort Benning May 22-31 to participate in the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup USA at Pool and Phillips ranges. The Cup is the third of four rifle and pistol World Cups held every year around the world. "There is no one (at the World Cup) that will win a medal without a world-class performance - this is the best of the best," said Bob Mitchell, executive director and chief executive officer of USA Shooting. Shooters competed in 10 pistol and rifle matches. China won the most medals (10) followed by the U.S. with six medals and Russia with five.

  • White Sands Middle School all-star headed to New England

    Jun 3, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., May 26, 2010 - Joachim Lohn-Jaramillo, an eighth grade all-star student at White Sands Middle School and Las Cruces resident, will be attending one of the most prestigious boarding schools in the nation, recognized for both its academics and its irrefutable record in hockey.

  • Army fighting vehicle tests compatibility

    Jun 3, 2010

    Test officials on White Sands Missile Range have completed a series of tests on systems that could see use on an Army fighting vehicle.

  • USACE, Air Force break ground on Beale AFB's first LEED building

    Jun 3, 2010

    The Corps' Sacramento District is building Beale AFB's first LEED-certified building, a child development center that will save 18 percent on energy costs and triple the number of children served.

  • Fort Stewart business manager takes pride in shop, job

    Jun 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- While many Family Members may be coming to terms with move number one or two in following their active duty Soldier from one military installation to another, it is a mastered art for a Family Member on PCS move number 33.....and getting ready for number 34.

  • Thurman becomes 18th commander of U.S. Army's largest command

    Jun 3, 2010

    Gen. James D. Thurman became the 18th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command during a ceremony on on Fort McPherson, Ga., June 3. Thurman succeeded Gen. Charles C. Campbell, who retired after 40 years of service.

  • Stewart-Hunter Garrison Budget 101: Training Readiness Funds

    Jun 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Last week I introduced you to the sub-activity groups through which the Garrison receives funding authority from its higher headquarters. SAG 131 pays for Base Operations such as civilian pay, service contracts and utilities. SAG 132 pays for the construction of and repairs to real property. SAG 135 funds overseas contingency operations. SAG 115 pays mechanics' salaries that repair tactical vehicles and equipment, and SAG 333 funds Army Continuing Education counselor salaries in the education center. There are many other SAGs, but the key is that these "pots of money" come down separate for a specific purpose and cannot be intermingled.

  • Army Communicator - 7th Siganl Info

    Jun 3, 2010

  • 385th MP Battalion changes command

    Jun 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Command of the 385th Military Police Battalion changed hands during a formal ceremony held at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, May 26. Lieutenant Colonel Michael C. Henshaw, the outgoing commander, passed the reigns to Lt. Col. Eugenia K. Guilmartin, the new commander. Colonel Mary A. Maier, 16th MP Brigade commander-rear, Fort Bragg, N.C., served as the reviewing officer for the change of command ceremony.

  • Crane Army Green Belt Project Enhances Capital Investment Program

    Jun 3, 2010

    CAAA recently completed a Green Belt Lean Six Sigma project designed to simplify, as well as enhance, the Capital Investment Program at the local level. The goal of the project, completed by Depot Operations Director Joe Mikac, was to improve the content of CIP proposed project submissions in order to reduce man hours required for review and rework of submissions thereby reducing cycle time and improving likelihood of project validation.

  • Ride draws 400 motorcyclists

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--With a cannon shot, Fort Sill kicked off the Army's 101 critical days of summer with the Fifth Annual Freedom's Thunder Motorcycle Ride and Rally May 27. About 400 motorcyclists participated in the free, public ride, which emphasized safety and took riders on a 70-mile scenic tour through Southwest Oklahoma. This year's ride featured a new route and new staging area. "It was a great ride," said 1st Sgt. Dan Tribble, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Fires Brigade, who rode a 2009 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. "There was no wind, it was sunny and there was very little traffic."

  • Ordnance School on way to completion

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- It's been a month since Ordnance Week here. The event, one that serves to strengthen bonds with its internal and external community, was the first held at Fort Lee, the new home of the Ordnance Corps and School.

  • Mullen visits Fort Bragg community

    Jun 3, 2010

    The U.S. armed forces' highest-ranking officer, Adm. Michael G. Mullen, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, dropped in on the Fort Bragg community Wednesday and spent time with Fort Bragg Soldiers.

  • Spartan tanker awarded Purple Heart by 3rd ID CG

    Jun 3, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- He was on his third deployment to Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division, and although he didn't think of himself as invincible, Sgt. Denver M. Kinard was surprised when a sniper bullet found an opening near the sleeve of his body armor while he was on a dismounted patrol in Kirkuk, Iraq, May 2. The 7.62mm round pierced the right side of his chest, passed through his right lung then broke a rib as it exited his back.

  • Memorial Day: San Antonio remembers those lost but not forgotten

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Thousands braved the heat to remember and pay tribute to those lost but not forgotten at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 31.

  • 'Extreme' experiment gets physical results for 470th MI Brigade

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Daring to experiment "outside the box," the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment tried a program that ended up noticeably improving its Soldiers' physical fitness.

  • Brooke Army Medical Center Logistics Division helps keep hospital green

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center's Logistics Division team has taken the lead on keeping BAMC green by developing new ways of conserving energy and reducing harmful environmental wastes throughout the hospital.

  • Paintball facility offers relaxation, fun, focus

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- In keeping with the ArmyAca,!a,,cs Warrior Adventure Quest Program, Fort LeeAca,!a,,cs Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate has just opened an approximately 37,500-square-foot, state-of-the-art paintball facility that features an urban speed course, inflatable objects and wooden berms.

  • Sill specialist wins Armywide honor

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Fort Sill is home to the 2010 Larry L. Strickland Medal of Distinguished Achievement winner. Spc. Aaron DaShon Twyman, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, Headquarters Headquarters Battery, is the Armywide winner. "I came across this award when my noncommissioned officer gave me the packet," said Twyman. "It's something that you just do the requirements of the packet and write a biography about how you would like to emulate Sgt. Maj. Larry L. Strickland and you have to submit all the awards you have and all of the schools you have been to since you have been in the military.

  • Quartermaster Soldiers get new barracks

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- The 49th Quartermaster Group celebrated the opening of new barracks (building 8408) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 25.

  • Signal Center of Excellence

    Jun 3, 2010

  • U.S., Iraqi Army train in air-to-ground integration

    Jun 3, 2010

    Iraqi Army Soldiers recently got a lesson from their American counterparts on how to coordinate and control aerial firepower.

  • Paying respect to our flag honors everyone

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SILL, OKla.--Personal column--Monday, as many people at Fort Sill honored American servicemembers past and present with a Memorial Day ceremony at the post flag pole, Bill Davis, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5263 in Lawton asked are we forgetting our heroes who gave their lives so that we may enjoy freedom and liberty in this country. At first I said no. Who could forget the horrible deeds of 9/11, the loss of thousands of civilians not only from this country but many countries worldwide. Likewise, who could forget the nearly 5,500 servicemembers killed in operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. But, later in the day I had a moment to pause and consider otherwise.

  • Petroleum company heads for Afghanistan

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 3, 2010) -- One hundred, fifty-seven members of the 109th Quartermaster Company said goodbye to crowds of Family, friends and fellow Soldiers during a deployment ceremony Tuesday at the Post Field House.

  • Funding secured for Sill housing

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The greens at Cedar Lakes Golf Course are being covered with a green way of living according to Maj. Gen. David Halverson, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill commanding general, as Fort Sill ushers in a new era in the way of taking care of Soldiers and their families. A press conference was held at the often treaded 3-Mile Track Friday where Picerne Military Housing officials stated they have secured funding to continue their plans to build modern housing for Soldiers in a new development called Buffalo Soldier Acres.

  • Commissary awards scholarships

    Jun 3, 2010

    Commissary awards scholarships to two.

  • Dust-off, dust-off, this is Renegade two five with medevac

    Jun 3, 2010

    The 539th Transportation Company is ready for the worst case-scenario.

  • 16th CAB honors its fallen comrades

    Jun 3, 2010

    "This brigade's great strides and accomplishments will be sowed in the annals of military history but our success exacted a cost from the nation's most precious resource, our sons and daughters,"

  • CECOM Safety Participates in Ordnance Center's Last Safety Day at APG

    Jun 3, 2010

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Directorate for Safety informed U.S. Army Ordnance Center and School Soldiers about summer safety.

  • Two Army Guard units named top environmental stewards

    Jun 3, 2010

    Two Army National Guard installations were recognized for their environmental work in natural resources conservation and cultural resources management during a ceremony at the Pentagon Wednesday.

  • Astronaut reflects on heritage, space

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--NASA Astronaut Daniel Tani meets with Soldiers after the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month luncheon May 26 at the Patriot Club. Tani, 49, a Japanese-American and the son of World War II internees, was the guest speaker at the luncheon.

  • CECOM Chief of Staff joins local VFW to pay tribute on Memorial Day

    Jun 3, 2010

    CECOM Chief of Staff joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars John S. Murphy Post 7130 as a guest speaker for the Memorial Day service and Prisoner of War/Missing in Action re-dedication ceremony May 31.

  • Bodybuilding a stronger Soldier

    Jun 3, 2010

    Contingency Operating Base Basra held its first bodybuilding contest with the help of a former professional bodybuilder and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities.

  • 'Blackjack' begins tour with civil projects

    Jun 3, 2010

    The 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division recently assumed the mission of assisting Provincial Reconstruction Teams and provincial governments in developing southern Iraq's civil capacity.

  • School's out -- Local authorities urge caution during summer months

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- School's out for the summer and children are more active in the local community. Authorities urge residents and visitors to be mindful of their surroundings and keep safety in mind whether they are driving or walking on post.

  • 50th Anniversary Tattoo

    Jun 3, 2010

    Join the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps for a spectacular evening of music on Saturday June 19, 2010 in Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's historic Conmy Hall! Celebrate the The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps' five decades of service to the United States Army and the Nation with performances by the U. S. Military Academy Band "Hellcats", the Fifes and Drums of Colonial Williamsburg, "The Commandants Own" U. S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, City of Washington Pipe Band, and more! Doors open at 6:00PM with the show beginning at 7:00PM. Tickets are free and open to the public. For those unable to attend, we are excited to be also broadcasting the event live on the web! Please visit www.army.mil/fifeanddrum/50th_tattoo.html or contact Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Public Affairs at 703-696-9593 for more information or to reserve your seat today!

  • Soldiers, Families build 'Strong Bodies' at DFMWR fitness class

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers and Families here can build "Strong Bodies" through fitness classes held at Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility.

  • Revised Fort Rucker regulation governs post roadways

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Public Safety officials recently announced revisions to the regulation that governs the installation's roadways, which they recommend Fort Rucker community members read and heed.

  • The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps 50th Anniversary Tattoo

    Jun 3, 2010

    Join the United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps for a spectacular

  • Youth baseball -- Pythons squeeze Cardinals

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Back-to-back homeruns in the fourth inning sealed a 12-6 victory for the Fort Rucker Blue Pythons over the Fort Rucker Cardinals here May 27.

  • Fort Rucker, local communities honor veterans, fallen Soldiers

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers, veterans and civilians gathered at Veterans Park here May 31 during the post's annual Memorial Day observance to honor those who gave their lives in service to the country.

  • Paratroopers teach Iraqis to call fire from sky

    Jun 3, 2010

    American paratroopers taught Iraqi soldiers how to call in fire from armed helicopters to neutralize targets in a live-fire exercise here, May 21.

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