Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Medical Evacuation Team Chief honored at Award and Farewell Ceremony

    Jun 3, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commander of Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington, hosted an award and farewell ceremony for Col.

  • Plans for joint US, ISF training continue at COB Adder

    Jun 3, 2010

    The commander of the Iraqi Air Force's 70th Squadron met with the commander of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and Task Force 12 at Contingency Operating Base Adder to plan the next steps for joint training under the United States Forces - Iraq partnership initiative.

  • 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.

  • Post community kicks off summer at annual Lake Fest

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Roughly 1,500 Fort Rucker and Wiregrass communities' members began their summer fun at the annual Lake Fest celebration May 29 at Lake Tholocco's West Beach.

  • Army astronaut completes stay at ISS with Expedition 23

    Jun 3, 2010

    NASA Astronaut flight engineer and Army Col. T.J. Creamer landed along with Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and flight engineer Soichi Noguchi in Kazakhstan, June 1, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.

  • Hurricane season starts - officials urge community preparation for severe weather

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hurricane season officially began June 1, and Fort Rucker officials want installation community members to be prepared in case of severe weather.

  • Fort Rucker free performances support Army Family Covenant

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Three free Soldiers and Families' performances, provided by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, support of the Army Family Covenant, according to DFMWR staff.

  • NCO Academy commandant retires after 25 years

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers often have various ideas of what makes good leaders. For Command Sgt. Maj. Marlin Smith, career success came from taking initiative in every job he's held during more than 25 years in the Army.

  • Sgt. Audie Murphy Club inducts NCO

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Noncommissioned Officer Academy operations branch first sergeant was inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club during a brief ceremony May 20 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Community celebrates Asian-Pacific American heritage

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Representatives from many Asian-Pacific countries shared their cultures with each other and the Fort Rucker community at a luncheon at The Landing May 27.

  • Crystal Clear: Young moms sometimes have to wing it

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Books and toys' Check. Juice and snacks' Packed. Extra diapers' Stashed. Ear drops' Ready. Six hours before a recent flight to Mississippi, it seemed as though everything was ready to go. But as any parent of toddlers can likely attest, my prior planning did little to calm my nerves.

  • Tee times near for Military Long Drive Championship preliminaries

    Jun 3, 2010

    It's time for military golf's big hitters to head to the driving range and prepare for local qualifiers in the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship presented by 7UP.

  • Signal Soldiers jump with Golden Knights to commemorate Signal Corp's 150th anniversary

    Jun 3, 2010

    Ten Signal Soldiers from 7th Signal Command (Theater) and Fort Gordon, Ga. recently commemorated the Signal Corp's 150th anniversary by jumping in tandem with the Army's Golden Knights at Laurinburg-Maxton Airport, N.C. COL Will Laigaie (yellow jump suit), command chaplain, 7th Signal Command (Theater), glides to a landing after freefalling with a Golden Knight. "For 150 years, the Signal Corps has been getting the message through to our Army team and partners. We wanted to do something that would help spread the word about this significant milestone in the Army's Signal Corp history," said BG Jennifer L. Napper, Commanding General, 7th Signal Command (Theater). "Spending time with the Golden Knights was a fun and exciting way to learn more about each others' missions."

  • National Guard Soldiers continue humanitarian help in Haiti

    Jun 3, 2010

    While U.S. Southern Command's earthquake disaster response in Haiti officially ended Tuesday, humanitarian and construction work augmented by about 500 National Guard Soldiers continue there.

  • Coordination critical for conference success

    Jun 3, 2010

    Behind the scenes at the Conference of American Armies, organizers and planners huddle in small groups for brief after-action reports, to talk about the next day's events and brainstorm contingencies, deliberating a myriad of "what ifs".

  • Post team hits the ground running: Track team members to compete Saturday in statewide meet

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Two Fort Jackson youth athletes will compete Saturday at a statewide track meet in Charleston for the opportunity to participate in the Hershey's Track and Field Games in Hershey, Pa. in August.

  • Post gets new numbers

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- If you use a telephone for talking, then your fingers will have to do a little more walking beginning June 18 as Fort Jackson's official government telephone service migrates to a new dialing system.

  • Conference coordination critical for success

    Jun 3, 2010

    Behind the scenes at the Conference of American Armies, organizers and planners huddle in small groups for brief after-action reports, to talk about the next day's events and brainstorm contingencies, deliberating a myriad of "what ifs".

  • Pinckney students take ultimate D.A.R.E.

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson fifth graders "dare" to be drug and violence free. Forty-five students of C.C. Pinckney's fifth grade classes vowed not to become involved with drugs, gangs and violence as they graduated from Fort Jackson's D.A.R.E. program Friday during a ceremony in the school's auditorium.

  • On the mark: Fort Jackson warrior competes in games

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- More than 200 wounded service members and veterans traveled to the U.S. Olympic Complex in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 10-14 to compete in the inaugural Warrior Games.

  • 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home

    Jun 3, 2010

    7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade returns home from 12 month-long deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

  • End of an era at 369th school: Instructor to retire after 50 years

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- A lot has changed in the almost 30 years that Melvin McDill has been an instructor with the 369th Adjutant General Battalion. Typewriters have been replaced by computers, blackboards have been replaced by projector screens and the Soldiers he trains are no longer classified as administrative specialists, but rather human resource specialists.

  • 'Come and play': USO brings Sesame Street show to post

    Jun 3, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Approximately 40 minutes before the 7 p.m. showtime, Sgt. 1st Class Edwin Maldonado, with the Columbia Recruiting Battalion, sat in the Solomon Center with his wife, Amanda, and son, Eric.

  • West Point explores science of camouflage

    Jun 3, 2010

    Over the years, West Point has served as a sort of proving ground for improved camouflage. In the Engineering Psychology program within the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, faculty and cadets have done their part to advance the science of how not to be seen.

  • TF Wings' 'CAC Company' executes critical mission in northern Iraq

    Jun 3, 2010

    On a May afternoon at Contingency Operating Base Speicher in northern Iraq, visibility diminished from three miles to one in less than an hour, enough to cancel all but the most critical aviation missions for the most experienced combat aviators. For the air crew of the "Stingrays," Company A, 3-25th General Support Aviation Battalion, "Task Force Hammerhead," 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, the extreme weather amounted to another challenging mission change. The Command and Control team is always prepared to navigate poor weather and restricted visibility conditions to safely transport U.S. Division - North's commanding general to critical meetings in Iraq.

  • West Point tactical officers serve to strengthen Corps of Cadets

    Jun 3, 2010

    Two days before the Class of 2010 cadets tossed their hats high in the air, another significant West Point graduation took place inside the Haig Room at Jefferson Hall. The May 20 ceremony officially welcomed the current crop of Army officers to replenish the ranks of tactical officers at West Point, after graduating from the Eisenhower Leadership Development Program. The 22 captains and majors concluded the yearlong program at West Point and Columbia University where they earned a master's degree in organizational psychology. The tactical officers, or TACs, serve as the primary leader developers for each company of cadets. A TAC aids in shaping the identity of officership and creates an environment which facilitates development for the cadets.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers conduct airdrop, slingload training

    Jun 3, 2010

    Sling load teams from the 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted an airdrop and sling load exercise at Bunker drop zone in Grafenwoehr, Germany, May 27.

  • COS Kalsu hosts lawyers round table

    Jun 3, 2010

    Forty-five lawyers and three law school faculty members attended a lawyersAca,!a,,c round table May 29, 2010, at Contingency Operating Site Kalsu.

  • 7th CSC remembers and reflects on our fallen heroes

    Jun 3, 2010

    More than 90 people attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Brookwood American Military Cemetery here May 30 to honor our more than 520, 000 fallen American heroes who died in World Wars I and II and the approximately 5,000 servicemembers who have died fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Safer on-duty than off-duty' Statistics suggest "yes"

    Jun 3, 2010

    The Joint Service Summer Safety Campaign 2010 is underway, encouraging everyone to Aca,!A"Play It SafeAca,!A? and engage co-workers, friends and family to prevent off-duty traffic fatalities this summer. Statistics confirm that service members are safer on-duty than off-duty. Aca,!A"Traffic-related deaths among military personnel so far in 2010 are already approaching 100,Aca,!A? according to Nino Antonacci, USAG Schinnen Safety Manager.

  • 12th CAB Remembers Fallen

    Jun 3, 2010

    Service members from units across COB Adder paid their respects to veterans, past and present, at the Memorial Day Ceremony held May 31. The 12thCombat Aviation Brigade supported the ceremony with a helicopter flyover.

  • IMCOM-Europe announces top Warriors

    Jun 3, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - For a third-straight year, a noncommissioned officer from U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was selected as the Installation Management Command-Europe Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at the IMCOM-Europe Best Warrior Competition award ceremony June 1 at Heidelberg's Patrick Henry Village Pavilion.

  • IMCOM-Europe announces top Warriors

    Jun 3, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - For a third-straight year, a noncommissioned officer from U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was selected as the Installation Management Command-Europe Noncommissioned Officer of the Year at the IMCOM-Europe Best Warrior Competition award ceremony June 1 at Heidelberg's Patrick Henry Village Pavilion.

  • NCO sets positive example at NTC

    Jun 3, 2010

    The no-distractions training at the U.S. Army National Training Center, meant to prepare units who are slated to deploy, can rotate between hard, frustrating and exhausting. The long hours and limited contact with family and friends back home can begin to wear on a Soldier's morale, but one sergeant is setting a positive example with her endlessly upbeat demeanor and goal-oriented attitude.

  • HHT, 3rd ACR armorer takes pride in keeping unit mission ready

    Jun 3, 2010

    Pfc. Andrea Witmer, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, is an example of a young Soldier filling the shoes of the head armorer as the unit prepares for an upcoming deployment to Iraq with a mission readiness exercise at the U.S. Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • "Railgunners" celebrate Asian Pacific heritage

    Apr 30, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The 41st Fires Brigade hosted a Asian/Pacific Heritage month celebration at the 25th Street Chapel, May 26.

  • Third Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers at the National Training Center Part 1

    Jun 2, 2010

    Third Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers at the National Training Center

  • Third Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers at the National Training Center Part 2

    Jun 2, 2010

    Photos of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Soldiers at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • Army secretary observes training, expansion at Fort Benning

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army's top civilian leader praised the "huge muscle movement" taking place to produce the Maneuver Center of Excellence while making his first official visit June 2 to Fort Benning, Ga.

  • The Army Modernization Strategy - First Line of Effort

    Jun 2, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The 2010 Army Modernization Strategy (AMS) describes how the U.S. Army plans to modernize and transform to provide our Soldiers with an affordable mix of the best equipment available to succeed in both current and future full-spectrum military operations. The first of three lines of effort laid out in the AMS focuses on developing and fielding new capabilities within the Army Force Generation model.

  • Chicago Celebrates Memorial Day 2010 with the U.S. Army - Lt. Gen. David Huntoon, Director of the Ar

    Jun 2, 2010

    Hines VA Hospital Fisher House Dedication and Wounded Warrior Visit; City of Chicago Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade; Chicago Aca,!a,,cFireAca,!a,,c Major League Soccer, Memorial Day Game; Chicago Cubs Memorial Day Celebration and 'Top Rank Live' Professional Boxing, U.S. Armed Forces Dedication.

  • Cadets and midshipmen team up to conquer French nautical course

    Jun 2, 2010

    U.S. Army cadets and U.S. Navy midshipmen joined together to complete the French Foreign Legion's Nautical Obstacle Course as part of a teambuilding exercise in Djibouti, May 27, 2010.

  • Soldiers honor World War II fallen during North Africa Memorial Day ceremony

    Jun 2, 2010

    As the lonely sound of "Taps" drifted over 2,833 bleached-white headstones Monday, dozens of U.S. Army Africa Soldiers raised their hands in salute at the North Africa America Cemetery.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Lorenzo Mack

    Jun 2, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Lorenzo Mack

  • It's not your daddy's Army anymore: Mapping out changes for the U.S. Army Sergeants Major

    Jun 2, 2010

    This exercise is not like the game Risk played many years ago, moving forces here and there on a map or board while trying to defeat an imaginary enemy. This command post exercise, perhaps the culminating event of the entire Sergeants Major Course at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, puts future sergeants major at the helm of battalion-level operations, and higher, during simulated warfare.

  • Army testing rugged, autonomous robot vehicle

    Jun 2, 2010

    The U.S. Army's Autonomous Platform Demonstrator, is a 9.6 ton, six-wheeled, hybrid-electric robotic vehicle currently undergoing developmental and mobility testing at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md.

  • ASC Deputy to the Commander tackles resource issues during RM Workshop

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army Sustainment Command Resource Management Workshop took place May 24-26, at the Best Western Steeplegate Inn, Davenport, Iowa. A group of 103 people from the Army Sustainment Command and Joint Munitions Command attended the event. The workshop helps ASC employees share resource management issues and concerns as well as the latest Army Materiel Command budget guidance.

  • Remembering heroes

    Jun 2, 2010

    Col. Chuck Ames, deputy chief of staff of Information Management (G-6) served as the guest speaker for Memorial Day activities at Allen's Grove Cemetery in Donahue, Iowa, May 31.

  • ASC teams with industry on EAGLE Program

    Jun 2, 2010

    The EAGLE Industry Day, which introduced private companies to the Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise Contract Program, took place May 17-18 at the Davenport, Iowa, Radisson Hotel. The EAGLE is a new $50 billion contract strategy that replaces the Field and Installation Readiness Support Team, or FIRST, Program, which is approaching its funding ceiling.

  • Gen Thurman Quote

    Jun 2, 2010

    GEN James D. Thurman, Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command

  • Four Soldiers selected for World Military Women's Soccer Championship

    Jun 2, 2010

    Four Soldiers were selected for the United States' All-Armed Forces team that will vie for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's 6th World Military Women's Soccer Championship, slated for June 9-20 in Cherbourg, France.

  • Fast Company Magazine Names Army Simulations Innovator to "100 Most Creative People in Business

    Jun 2, 2010

    For its June issue, Fast Company Magazine has named Mark Covey, Director, Systems Integration Modeling and Simulations (SIMS) for the Joint Training Counter-IED Operations Integration Center (JTCOIC) to their list of the "100 Most Creative People in Business for 2010." http://www.fastcompany.com/100/2010

  • Freefall plunge with Golden Knights marks Signal Corp's 150th anniversary

    Jun 2, 2010

    Soldiers jump with Golden Knights to commemorate Signal Corp's 150th anniversary.

  • Army testing green laser kits in Afghanistan

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army's Program Executive Office Soldier is fielding several Green Laser Escalation of Force kits to units in Afghanistan for operational assessment.

  • New command sergeant major assumes responsibility of USAICoE and Fort Huachuca

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz.--Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday accepted the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence's noncommissioned officers' sword from Maj. Gen. John Custer, commanding general, USAICoE and Fort Huachuca, during a change of responsibility ceremony, today, on Fort Huachuca's Brown Parade Field.

  • Army announces winners of Fire, Emergency Services awards

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army has announced its winners for the 2009 Fire and Emergency Services awards for special achievements of individuals, teams and fire departments.

  • Tour of Fort Riley part of E9 Association's National Convention

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - "It's certainly got more people and more facilities," Curtis Leary said of Fort Riley during his recent visit to the post. Leary is a retired Coast Guard master chief petty officer from Cary, N.C., and current president of the Armed Forces E9 Association. He and 40 other members of the Armed Forces E9 Association were in Junction City May 21 and 22 for the National Convention hosted by the Kansas Sunflower Chapter of the national association.

  • Future Force Integration Directorate Hosts Army Evaluation Task Force Change of Command

    Jun 2, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Keith Walker, Future Force Integration Directorate, hosts the second change of command for the Army Evaluation Task Force, 5/1 Armored Division, installing the unit's third commander since it was established in 2006.

  • Arsenal continues to build on Memorial Day

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Watervliet Arsenal for nearly 200 years has been well known for its ability to create, build, and manufacturer military hardware. This past Memorial Day, the Arsenal workforce applied those skills to a larger purpose by helping to build a foundation of 'values' within the local community, a foundation that may last generations.

  • Army Wife Network radio hosts visit Fort Riley for two-day seminar

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Military spouses at Fort Riley were treated to something special when hosts Tara Crooks and Starlett Henderson of the radio show Army Wife Network sponsored the Spouse Field Exercise: Priceless Packages seminar May 20 and 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • MWR Academy pays tribute to family man, Soldier

    Jun 2, 2010

    With family, friends and Army leaders gathered near a plaque bearing his likeness, the MWR Academy which was established in 1987 was officially named the Maj. Gen. Robert M. Joyce Family and MWR Academy on May 27.

  • Run for the Wall riders pass through Junction City

    Jun 2, 2010

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. - About 250 motorcycles and riders cruised into Junction City May 23, en route to Washington, D.C. The riders were part of Run for the Wall, an annual motorcycle run to the Vietnam Wall in the nation's capitol.

  • Big Red One Soldiers participate in Scout-O-Rama

    Jun 2, 2010

    WHEATON, Ill. - The grounds of the 1st Division Museum in Cantigny, Ill., hold some of the most treasured pieces of history for the 1st Infantry Division. These grounds also played host to about 11,000 Boy Scouts for a recent Scout-O-Rama event and Military Appreciation Day May 15 where a contingent of Soldiers from Fort Riley and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., had the chance to show off some of the militaries latest weapons, vehicles and equipment.

  • North Dakota Soldiers Busy with Missions in Haiti

    Jun 2, 2010

    While U.S. Southern Command's earthquake disaster response in Haiti officially ended yesterday, humanitarian and construction work continue there. That mission, dubbed New Horizons, incorporates about 500 National Guard Soldiers, with 21 hailing from the North Dakota National Guard.

  • Big Red One Soldiers participate in Scout-O-Rama

    Jun 2, 2010

    CANTIGNY, ILL. - The grounds of the 1st Division Museum in Cantigny, Ill., hold some of the most treasured pieces of history for the 1st Infantry Division. These grounds also played host to about 11,000 Boy Scouts for a recent Scout-O-Rama event and Military Appreciation Day May 15 where a contingent of Soldiers from Fort Riley and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., had the chance to show off some of the militaries latest weapons, vehicles and equipment.

  • Grads talk to deployed parents via VTC

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Sixteen high school seniors and their Families spoke to deployed loved ones via video teleconference during their high school graduations. May 15 and 16, two students from Abilene High School and two from Chapman High School spoke with their parents currently deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan. May 23 four Manhattan High School students and eight Junction City High School seniors got the chance to speak to their deployed parent in Iraq, Afghanistan or Kuwait.

  • Presidio of Monterey community honors Asian, Pacific Islanders

    Jun 2, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey military and civilian members were in attendance during the Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage event at the Tin Barn May 26.

  • Hire Individuals with Disabilities--Access the Possibilities, Part Two

    Jun 2, 2010

    This article is Part Two of a three-part series dealing with individuals with disabilities in the Federal workplace. Individuals with disabilities should be given the same opportunities as individuals without disabilities. Individuals with disabilities, like everyone else, harbor the need to be productive, self-reliant, and actively involved in the mainstream of society.

  • Newest Pharmacy Specialists Voluntarily Take, Pass National Certification

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army Medical Department Center and School's Pharmacy Branch Class 02-10 just established a high standard for future Pharmacy Specialist classes. Fourteen of the graduating technicians who volunteered to test for the national pharmacy certification exam passed.

  • Newest Pharmacy Specialists Voluntarily Take, Pass National Certification

    Jun 2, 2010

    The Army Medical Department Center and School's Pharmacy Branch Class 02-10 just established a high standard for future Pharmacy Specialist classes. Fourteen of the graduating technicians who volunteered to test for the national pharmacy certification exam passed.

  • Four Soldiers selected for World Military Women's Soccer Championship

    Jun 2, 2010

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Four Soldiers were selected for the United States' All-Armed Forces team that will vie for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire's World Military Women's Soccer Championship, scheduled for June 9-20 in Cherbourg, France.

  • Cyber command to unite network defense efforts

    Jun 2, 2010

    A new Army command will soon be responsible for defending Army information networks from threats around the globe.

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  • 19th Annual Salute to Freedom

    Jun 2, 2010

    NEW YORK (May 27, 2010) - The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum hosted the 19th Annual Salute to Freedom in New York City May 27. This year's event honored all men and women who serve in defense of this nation. Gen. David H. Petreaus, commander, United States Central Command, received the 2010 Intrepid Freedom Award, which recognizes national or international leaders who distinguish themselves in promoting and defending the values of freedom and democracy. Prior recipients include: former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush and Ronald Reagan; the Honorable Michael H. Bloomberg, mayor, City of New York; His Eminence John Cardinal O' Connor, former Archbishop of New York, and others.

  • "Lancers" conduct land navigation training

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conducted land navigation training, May 26, to prepare themselves for the upcoming Iron Warrior Stakes competition to be held in June.

  • JMC Honors Long-Serving Retirees

    Jun 2, 2010

    Story on JMC retiree commerative ceremony.

  • Passing on legacy of tradition

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As the Pacific-Island dancers moved in and out of formations, their graceful movements began to tell a story of a distant culture in a far away land.

  • New commander takes HCD reins

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - On his horse, with saber in hand, Capt. David Jackson took command of the 1st Cavalry Division's Horse Cavalry Detachment from Capt. Jay Bunte, May 27, at their horse stables on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Every dog has its day: 1st Cav. Div. Horse Det. dog dons SGT stripes

    Jun 2, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Just about every school, sports team, and most every Army unit has a mascot of some sort.

  • Andrews hosts presidential Memorial Day speech

    Jun 2, 2010

  • Corps of Engineers helps Serbian agencies test emergency response skills

    Jun 2, 2010

    Department of Defense Civil-Military Emergency Preparedness facilitates tabletop exercise to increase collaboration and improve planning for disaster response.

  • Change of Responsibility at the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence

    Jun 2, 2010

  • North Dakota Soldiers in Afghanistan Completing Major Move

    Jun 2, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - North Dakota National Guard Soldiers in Afghanistan have been finishing the details of a major equipment move that began two months ago.

  • U.S. KFOR doctor teaches fracture treatment at Grand Rounds in Viti/Vitina

    Jun 2, 2010

    An American doctor brought the lessons he learned while serving in Iraq to medical professionals in Viti/Vitina during a Regional Grand Rounds presentation May 27. Maj. William Montgomery, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., an orthopedic surgeon deployed to the Camp Bondsteel hospital, taught a group of more than 40 Kosovo medical professionals how to treat an open fracture before transferring the injured person to an orthopedic surgeon.

  • U.S. KFOR Soldiers pay tribute to the fallen

    Jun 2, 2010

    Soldiers at Camp Bondsteel over Memorial Day weekend remembered those who have died serving the nation, including one of their own who passed away in February. Sgt. Ashley Timian, Fargo, N.D., of Bravo Company, Multinational Battle Group East, presented a special tribute to Sgt. Terry Rishling, Belcourt, N.D., at a ceremony held on May 30. Rishling passed away Feb. 11 at Camp Bondsteel while deployed to Kosovo with Bravo Company.

  • Top American Legion officials visit troops in Kosovo

    Jun 2, 2010

    The national commander of the American Legion and the president of the American Legion Auxiliary spent Memorial Day weekend in Kosovo, visiting troops and learning more about the U.S. role in the Balkans. Clarence E. Hill, the American Legion's national commander, Leonella Navarrete, the Auxiliary president, and Lawrence White, the aide to the national commander, arrived at Camp Bondsteel May 28 with their spouses.

  • 'Gunpowder Grill' wins prize in naming contest

    Jun 2, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - There were more than 250 entries, but only one name stood out among the rest: the Gunpowder Grill.

  • USAG Kaiserslautern kicks off Army birthday

    Jun 2, 2010

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The USAG Kaiserslautern kicked off the Army's 235th birthday with the cutting of a ceremonial cake June 2.

  • Summer safety a priority for 188th Infantry Brigade

    Jun 2, 2010

    Soldiers of the 188th Infantry Brigade participated in a summer safety day May 24 at the post theater. The day started slowly with words of caution and discussions of risk mitigation, but ended on a high note back in the brigade area with a low country boil and barbeque to kick off the holiday weekend.

  • Departure and Award Ceremony held in honor of Protocol Officer

    Jun 2, 2010

  • 2009 Army Contracting Command Awards

    Jun 2, 2010

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command held its first Army Contracting Awards ceremony at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., May 27. Dr. Carol Lowman, ACC deputy director, made presentations to 32 individuals and teamsfrom throughout the command.

  • Vietnam combat lessons apply today, Mullen says

    Jun 2, 2010

    The military's top officer called on Vietnam veterans to stay connected with today's servicemembers, saying their lessons learned, especially with post-traumatic stress disorder, can help veterans of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • U.S. military wraps up earthquake response in Haiti

    Jun 2, 2010

    The U.S. military officially ended its earthquake disaster response in Haiti, leaving what is left of assistance with humanitarian and construction projects on the island to two annual military exercises in the region.

  • Bikers learn safety tips, show style during motorcycle rally

    Jun 2, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Decked out in her hot pink chaps, hot pink leather jacket and hot pink helmet and seated on her hot pink Harley, Kit Dupont was ready for the first Motorcycle Rally and River Ride at the Heidelberg Heliport May 27.

  • Sabre Squadron, 3rd ACR support Iraqi Army to free Kut Adeera

    Jun 2, 2010

    The action was part of a training exercise conducted May 30 at the U.S. Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., and it was designed to prepare 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, for their upcoming deployment to Iraq.

  • Simulator takes Soldiers to virtual battlefield

    Jun 2, 2010

    If you've paid a visit to Coleman Barracks in Mannheim lately, you may have driven or walked past two large trailers set up side by side near the base chapel. Both are similar in appearance to what you would find attached to a big rig, but that's where any similarities end.

  • Regimental spiritual fitness chaplain's goal at NTC

    Jun 2, 2010

    In times of war a chaplain's role becomes especially significant, due to the many deployments and what Soldiers today face. The 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment's chaplain works trains with the fellow "Brave Rifles" to ensure the regiment's spiritual fitness.

  • Click-N-Ship program cuts costs, saves time

    Jun 2, 2010

    It may very well be one of the best-kept secrets in the community, and it's one that's guaranteed to save you time and money the next time you pull up to the post office.

  • Army, environmentalists study APG eagles

    Nov 2, 2011

    The Army is taking its role as environmental stewards seriously. A team of installation leaders and local environmentalists measured, tagged and weighed eaglets here May 29.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general

    Dec 6, 2011

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