Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Exceptional Family Member Program: Fulfilling the promise to all Family members

    Jun 28, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Army Families deal with unique challenges associated with military life, especially when it comes to relocation.

  • Diaz fulfills a lifelong mission at Garuda Shield

    Jun 28, 2010

    Col. Tony Diaz spent his summers as a boy on his grandfather's ranch in Panama away from the comfortable confines of his childhood home in New York. The summers were filled with limited electricity, sparse running water and familiarizations of the damage poverty can have on people.

  • U.S. Soldiers forge new friendships in Indonesia

    Jun 28, 2010

    "What we leave behind will have a positive lasting impact," said Col. Tony Diaz, the U.S. commander for this year's fourth annual Garuda Shield 2010, which drew to a close June 22.

  • The City of Frederick, the Fort Detrick Alliance and Fort Detrick host Twilight Tattoo at Baker Park

    Jun 28, 2010

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps performs as a part of the special Fort

  • CFC Essay Contest -- Tell Us Your Story

    Jun 28, 2010

    Many federal employees and their families have received assistance from CFC-supported charities. If you or your family have benefitted from a CFC charity, this is an excellent opportunity to share your story.

  • Louisville District receives award at Corps-wide PRP conference

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Louisville District received the PRP On-the-Spot Award at this year's Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Conference held June 8-10 in Chicago. This Corps-wide event is attended by all PRP districts across the nation and requires a presentation highlighting lessons learned that are beneficial for all districts across the board. After being in the running for the past two years, the Louisville District received this national award based on the success of ongoing collaborative training conducted in-house. Training is continually conducted with a Project Delivery Team (PDT) focus involving project managers, technical managers and Office of Counsel.

  • Families of deployed Soldiers enjoy fishing day

    Jun 28, 2010

    PUEBLO RESERVOIR, Colo.---Mountain Post members participated in the 5th Annual Take a Kid Fishing day June 19 at the Pueblo Reservoir.

  • Dangers of Texting While Driving

    Jun 28, 2010

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Everyone knows that people can get distracted while behind the wheel. Changing CDs, putting on make-up, eating, and many other things can distract us from focusing on the road while we drive.

  • Inaugural TRADOC Ball

    Jun 28, 2010

    The 2010 TRADOC Ball was held on June 26 at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va. The ball celebrates the history of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

  • Mack Mekasha

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Supporting the troops: Springs citizens donate $80K to post programs

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The local community has donated tens of thousands of dollars so far this year through the Warrior Family Community Partnership to augment programs that support Soldiers and their Families, according to the installation donation coordinator.

  • June 20, 2010- "Sons and Daughters in Touch" Father's Day Memorial

    Jun 28, 2010

    "Today is Father's Day - a day set aside more than 40 years ago by [President] Lyndon Johnson to remind us all that we need to be thankful for what our father s do for us, and to give us a day to honor them. It's a day that has brought us all here to this wall, bound together by a common experience - the loss of our fathers in Vietnam."

  • Reading time makes splash at post library

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Where would someone find beach towels and bags, floats, fishing poles, bubbles, sun hats and puppets' That sounds a lot like a super center, however, that's not the story at the Grant Library, which is hosting its Make a Splash Summer Reading Program.

  • PIF improves Husky to support Warfighter

    Jun 28, 2010

    The workforce at the Aviation, Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility is engaged in the Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection Husky System Improvements Program that will soon to be deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Benning opens two child development centers

    Jun 28, 2010

    Many staff and students at Fort Benning's child development centers are experiencing what the arrival of 7,000 new families will mean for the post. The Main Post Child Development Center is being renovated, and two new facilities - Indianhead and McGraw Child Development and Performing Arts Center - have been built.

  • USO welcomes kids to farmers market

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Air Force training on Fort Carson supports Army

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The 13th Air Support Operations Squadron completed nearly two weeks of training June 11, conducting exercises on Airburst Range to prepare them for deployment with Army units later this year.

  • Fort Belvoir parents speak with Education Secretary

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan; William Lynn, deputy secretary of defense; and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a professor at a D.C. area community college, visited Fort Belvoir Elementary School Tuesday to participate in a roundtable with military parents and personnel.

  • CG responds to residents: Patton Village gets new temporary shoppette

    Jun 28, 2010

    In about two weeks, Patton Village will get a temporary shoppette that will be operated out of a trailer and located near the neighborhood pool on Sand Hill. The addition was spurred by Fort Benning Commanding General MG Michael Ferriter's idea to replicate the temporary stores downrange because he said families shouldn't have to wait for the permanent store, which is scheduled to open in February 2012.

  • Slideshow: TRADOC Organizational Day 2010

    Jun 28, 2010

    The 2010 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Organizational Day was held on June 25 all over Fort Monroe, Va. Hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, TRADOC commander, the annual observance recognizes TRADOC's establishment.

  • Six Soldiers win Armed Forces Taekwondo crowns, qualify for CISM

    Jun 28, 2010

    Six Soldiers won their divisions of the 2010 Armed Forces Taekwondo Championships on June 19 at Blue Mountain Sports Arena.

  • Soldiers train-up for sniper school

    Jun 28, 2010

    The snipers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are readying a handful of Soldiers for the U.S. Army's Sniper School.

  • Country tour opens at Carson

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Country singers Mark Wills and Josh Gracin kicked off their Crazy White Boys Tour with a free concert at Iron Horse Park June 18.

  • National Guard completes Grand Isle barrier wall

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard completed construction of an 8.2 mile long Tiger Dam shoreline protection system along the beach in Grand Isle, La.

  • CSA lauds Signal Corps 150th Birthday

    Jun 28, 2010

    "The Signal Corps will be an essential element of the force for a long time," said Gen. Casey. The United States Army Signal Corps develops, tests, provides, and manages communications and information systems support for the command and control of combined arms forces.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits Tobyhanna

    Jun 28, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston visits Tobyhanna June 7-8.

  • Greywolf welcomes new troops to the pack

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Col. Douglas Crissman, the commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, held an incoming brief, June 21, at the Memorial Chapel on Fort Hood for new Soldiers that arrived to the unit in the month of May.

  • Space-A makes travel affordable, but flexibility determines success

    Jun 29, 2011

    If your need for fast food and a Walmart shopping spree means it's time for a trip home, but the price of airfares makes it impossible, don't despair! There is another option: Space-A.

  • PHOTOS: Secretary of the Army visits Long Knife troopers

    Jun 28, 2010

    Secretary of the Army visits 4th BCT "Long Knife", 1st Cav. Div. troopers in JRTC.

  • Army steps up fight against corruption in Afghanistan

    Jun 28, 2010

    U.S. Army and Pentagon leaders told lawmakers that the U.S. military is stepping up efforts to fight corruption and monitor the flow of contracting dollars into Afghanistan through the Host Nation Trucking contract by increasing oversight, adding contracting officers and improving visibility into subcontractor activity.

  • The art of calling for fire

    Jun 28, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A slight miscalculation when shooting an artillery round can mean the difference between destroying an enemy target and wiping out a city block.

  • Hot, Dirty, and Contaminated

    Jun 28, 2010

  • SMA: New enlisted promotion policy in works

    Jun 28, 2010

    Soldiers in Baghdad were paid a visit by the Army's senior most sergeant June 24, who spoke on a number of issues affecting junior-enlisted Soldiers.

  • Out on the Road: Iraq and Kuwait

    Jun 28, 2010

  • FL Chief of Staff and State CSM Visit Deployed Florida Soldiers

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Agency to launch online voter registration assistant to ease registration process

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Federal Voting Assistance Program, commonly referrer to as FVAP, will launch an online voter registration assistant in conjunction with Armed Forces Voters Week and Overseas Citizens' Voters Week June 28-July 7, to help more than 6 million military, their voting age dependents, and overseas voters better navigate the registration process.

  • On the Job at Tobyhanna

    Jun 28, 2010

    Employees support the warfighter by working on a variety of equipment such as cables, harnesses and electronic assemblies.

  • Handle with Care

    Jun 28, 2010

    Twenty-five spouses were treated to a day of manicures, makeovers, massages, and health and welfare consultations provided by local businesses.

  • 13 steps to pop a balloon

    Jun 28, 2010

    GEMS students were to design, engineer, build and execute a Rube Goldberg machine with the intent of popping a balloon. The way they got there was up to them, but it had to include at least 13 steps.

  • New unit program helps Soldiers 'Flatten the Wave'

    Jun 28, 2010

    Flatten the Wave is a unit program designed to provide Soldiers, who are facing a potential divorce or break-up, with information to assist in "flattening the relational wave when they hit the beach for redeployment and reintegration."

  • Entire division going for Shingo win

    Jun 28, 2010

  • CECOM hosts first Hail Ceremony at APG

    Jun 28, 2010

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command recently hosted its first Hail Ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to welcome CECOM personnel to APG.

  • Escorting MRAPs

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Training with Kuwait

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Under Water Promotion

    Jun 28, 2010

  • To lead with passion

    Jun 28, 2010

  • National Guard completes Grand Isle barrier wall

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard completed construction of an 8.2-mile long Tiger Dam shoreline protection system along the beach in Grand Isle, La.

  • QRF at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

    Jun 28, 2010

  • Chief of Staff visits Fort Gordon, helps Signal Corps celebrate 150th birthday

    Jun 28, 2010

    The Army Chief of Staff visited the home of the Signal Corps June 25 to commemorate its past and celebrate its future.

  • U.S. and ally demonstrate swift teamwork

    Jun 28, 2010

    A suspicious package is found at the Pier 8 post office in Busan. Moments later bomb disposal dogs enter the scene, sweep the hallways, and sniff out the package. Meanwhile other teams enter the scene quickly, evacuate the area and rapidly sweep, clear and patrol the location. Bomb dogs quickly identify the suspicious package. They signal the presence of explosives by sitting down firmly in front of the deadly box. The bomb squad enters the scene and diffuses the bomb. This sequence of events all occurred in a manner of minutes from the time the package was noticed, displaying the swiftness and readiness of the U.S. and South Korean support coordination.

  • U.S. and ally demonstrate swift teamwork

    Jun 28, 2010

  • IMCOM-Korea top warriors named

    Jun 28, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - For the 12 finalists of the Installation Management Command-Korea Best Warrior Competition, the preparation began months in advance but the final round looked a bit like a week on the set of the popular TV show Survivor.

  • Post launches new e-mail notification system

    Jun 27, 2010

    Fort Riley launched a new e-mail notification system "Stay in Touch with Fort Riley" which provides updates about upcoming events in the surrounding communities.

  • Chiefs visit Fort Riley PX

    Jun 27, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Zach Sheets said he's been a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs for 24 years - almost 25.

  • Camp teaches kids about safety

    Jun 27, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - "It's more just getting them educated without them really knowing that they are learning," said Jeanne Schantz about the 2010 Camp 911 June 16 and 17at Camp Brown south of Abilene, Kan.

  • Families celebrate dads with brunch

    Jun 27, 2010

    Fort Riley celebrated Father's Day with a Sunday brunch in honor of the military fathers.

  • Happy birthday, CDCs party for Army, 1st ID birthdays

    Jun 27, 2010

    Fort Riley CDCs celebrate Army and 1st ID birthdays on June 14.

  • SMA visits United States Division-South

    Jun 26, 2010

    The Army's top noncommissioned officer visited Soldiers in southern Iraq to see how they are living in a deployed environment and to answer questions about the way ahead as the drawdown in Iraq approaches. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth Preston, the Army's senior enlisted member, visited Soldiers of United States Division-South at Contingency Operating Base Basra, Patrol Base Minden, and the Shalamcha Point of Entry along the Iraq-Iran border.

  • Sharing the knowledge of maintenance

    Jun 26, 2010

    Soldiers of Troop D's maintenance section invited members of the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Iraqi Army Brigade, to COB Delta for joint training. The troopers seized the opportunity to share the importance of doing a proper PMCS.

  • Logistician works to improve Army

    Jun 26, 2010

  • Iraqi Air Force, Iraqi Army form relationship

    Jun 26, 2010

    While the concept of Iraqi partnership centers around the many projects, missions, and events involving U.S. Forces and Iraqi Security Forces, there is another layer to developing relationships that is becoming stronger - the partnership between the various ISF elements themselves.

  • Muthanna takes steps toward brighter future

    Jun 26, 2010

    The Muthanna Province has seen much progress thanks to construction projects that are result of the partnership between the Provincial Reconstruction Team and the Government of Iraq.

  • Iraqi Tactical Skills Unit conducts urban training

    Jun 26, 2010

    Soldiers of Company C, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division conducted urban maneuver training for the Iraqi Police's Muthanna Tactical Skills Unit at the Provincial Regional Training Center recently.

  • Army medics train Iraqi Police

    Jun 26, 2010

    Ten policemen from Babil and Karbala Provinces graduated from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's tactical combat medical care course at Contingency Operating Site Kalsu.

  • X Factor: X Games come to COB Adder

    Jun 26, 2010

    The Contingency Operating Base Adder community was treated to a night of high-flying acrobatics and smiling faces, courtesy of the X Games Tour, which made a stop at Memorial Hall June 17.

  • Touring the Great Ziggurat of Ur

    Jun 26, 2010

    COB Adder Soldiers recently took a day off from their normal mission of providing security for the Dhi Qar Provincial Reconstruction Team and toured the historic Great Ziggurat of Ur.

  • Iraqi Soldiers join Americans to compete for top Soldier in US Division-South

    Jun 26, 2010

    The 1st Infantry Division holds a Soldier of the Quarter Competition every three months to determine the best Soldiers and noncommissioned officers in United States Division - South. The Soldiers compete in several events, both physical and technical, to prove themselves the best in their field.

  • 500th MI Bde hosts Asia Pacific May Day Celebration

    Jun 25, 2010

  • 205th MI Battalion officer selected for MacArthur Award

    Jun 25, 2010

  • Corps, partners sign cost-share agreement for Lower San Joaquin River Feasibility Study

    Jun 25, 2010

    The Corps' Sacramento District signed a $10 million cost-share agreement June 25 to look at ways to improve flood protection for 140 miles of levees in California's San Joaquin River Basin.

  • Corps, partners sign cost-share agreement for Lower San Joaquin River Feasibility Study

    Jun 25, 2010

  • Corps, partners sign cost-share agreement for Lower San Joaquin River Feasibility Study

    Jun 25, 2010

  • 500th MI Brigade welcomes home 205th MI Bn Multi-Functional Team

    Jun 25, 2010

    205th MI Bn Soldiers return from a year deployment in Afghanistan supporting 5th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div.

  • 500th MI Brigade welcomes home 205th MI Bn Multi-Functional Team

    Jun 25, 2010

    Twelve 205th MI Bn Soldiers return from a year deployment in Afghanistan supporting 5th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div

  • 500th MI Brigade welcomes home 205th MI Bn Multi-Functional Team

    Jun 25, 2010

    Twelve 205th MI Bn Soldiers return from a year deployment in Afghanistan supporting 5th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div

  • 500th MI Brigade welcomes home 205th MI Bn Multi-Functional Team

    Jun 25, 2010

  • Rain chills athletes in cold, wet sprint-distance triathlon on Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Jun 25, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Water plays a big role in every triathlon. Usually, however, it's confined to the swim portion of the race. That was not the case Saturday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where the first event of the 2010 Triple Threat Triathlon Series featured rain-soaked bike and run courses, as well. Competitors swam a half-mile in American Lake before cycling 15 miles and finishing with a three-mile run.

  • SDDC works to address problems during peak move season

    Jun 25, 2010

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command announced it is addressing recent missed and cancelled household goods pickups for military servicemembers going through permanent change of station moves.

  • Home-style hangout: JBLM recreation center reopens after $4.5 million facelift

    Jun 25, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Soldiers living in barracks have one less excuse to feel confined to them. After being closed for nearly 18 months, Nelson Recreation Center reopened its doors in a ceremony June 17. Originally built in 1960, the center underwent major renovations. It's all a part of the Army Family Covenant's promise to improve quality of life for Soldiers and their families.

  • I Corps CSM thanks community for its support

    Jun 25, 2010

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. - As part of I Corps' efforts to stay connected with surrounding communities, Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Grippe updated the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce military affairs committee on the return of I Corps from a deployment in Iraq and preparations for the return of 18,000 more Soldiers and Airmen throughout the summer.

  • Mariners hold special night for Army birthday

    Jun 25, 2010

    SEATTLE - Spectators cheered as I Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Frank A. Grippe of Joint Base Lewis-McChord stepped up to the Safeco Field pitcher's mound, June 18, and threw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Seattle Mariners' home game against the Cincinnati Reds on "Army Night," a celebration of the Army's 235th birthday.

  • 50th Annual Colorado Springs Street Breakfast: Soldiers cook, serve; community chows down

    Jun 25, 2010

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.---Downtown Colorado Springs was converted into a giant mess tent as Fort Carson Soldiers prepared a pancake-and-egg breakfast for thousands of Soldiers, Family members and local citizens at the 50th Annual Colorado Springs Street Breakfast.

  • Chaplain Assistant Serves With Passion

    Jun 25, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq, June 25, 2010 - Army Sgt. Keith D. Wright, a native of Brunswick, Ga., is serving here on his fourth deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • New York Army National Guard Soldiers train for radiological, biological, chemical rescue mission

    Jun 25, 2010

    It's an important scenario to train for...a terrorist attack.

  • Fort Bliss tests new moving target system

    Jun 25, 2010

    Soldiers got their chance June 16 to participate in the first "proof of principle" live-fire exercise on a moving target that turned and adjusted speed along a hidden 350-meter track.

  • Families embrace their 'Warrior' Soldiers

    Jun 25, 2010

    Family members just can't let them go quietly! Following the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division's deployment ceremony held at Sills Field on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 24, many family members just couldn't stop hugging their Soldiers.

  • RDECOM launches alliance to study network science

    Jun 25, 2010

    A new Army-led alliance launched this week to better understand how Soldiers can use all kinds of networks to prevent or dominate conflict. Major General Nick Justice, Commander of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, delivered the keynote at the formal launch of the Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance June 23 in Cambridge, Mass. The launch came about thanks to a September 2009contract award to a consortium of four institutions chosen from a field of 18. The contract could be worth more than $166 million over 10 years.

  • Warrior Brigade bids farewell during ceremony

    Jun 25, 2010

    The Soldiers and officers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, bid emotional good-byes to comrades, friends and family following a formal deployment ceremony at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 24, as they prepare to embark on a 12-month deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Test and Evaluation Community Explores Lessons Learned

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Test Week 2010: "The Impact of Defense Acquisition Reform on Test and Evaluation --One Year Later" convened last week at the Von Braun Center.

  • Motorcycle Class Registration Now On-Line

    Jun 25, 2010

    The U.S. Army IMCOM Registration system (AIRs) is a web-based scheduler and tracking tool for the Army Traffic Safety Training Program (ATSTP). AIRs allows military and civilian personnel to electronically register for traffic safety courses (Motorcycle Safety Classes) conducted at IMCOM garrisons. The tool requires each Garrison Safety Office to create their own training schedules for everyone's viewing on the AIRs website.

  • Redstone Honors NCO and Soldier Of The Year

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL-- It's an annual tradition that sponsoring organizations from throughout the local community present thousands of dollars in gifts to Redstone's Soldier and NCO of the Year.

  • Patriotism Rings At Community Concert

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Nine-year-old Samuel Tucker Styes of Harvest came decked out in his own military uniform to the Armed Forces Celebration Week's Concert in the Park at Joe Davis Stadium. He quickly made friends with the Veteran Memorial Museum's Randy Withrow, who showed the aspiring Soldier how a jeep from World War II is operated. That haphazard exchange - the sharing of military history along with Army values with a public that is interested, curious and supportive - was par for the course during an Armed Forces Celebration Week event June 14 that has long been a community favorite.

  • Arsenal Strong With Support Of Contractors

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Redstone Arsenal has definitely made its mark on high-level Army programs. Across the portfolio of programs overseen by the Pentagon, about half are managed right here at the Arsenal. And it's the successful management of those programs that is making a tremendous difference for Soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Presidio of Monterey community partake in Hawaiian-style party

    Jun 25, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio of Monterey community members attended a luau at the Hobson Center here June 18. The event was sponsored by the POM Better Opportunities for Single Service members organization.

  • Sharing Blessings With The Community

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Robert Sheibley and his family are now among Madison's most impressive families. This systems engineer lead for the Utility Helicopters Project Office, Program Executive Office for Aviation, has led his family into Madison's history books by being named the city's Family of the Year for 2010.

  • Army Contracting Command's Armyhire.com honored with Communicator award

    Jun 25, 2010

    ArmyHire.com, Army Contracting Command's commercial recruiting Web site, recently received an Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts at the 16th Annual Communicator Awards in two categories; best interactive employment Web site and best interactive government Web site.

  • Class Gives Teens The Edge In Automotive Skills

    Jun 25, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Typical days in the Auto Skills Center do not involve teenagers. However, for the past two and a half months, this shop has been home to the Child Youth and School Services new "The Edge program: Introduction to Auto Mechanics" for ages 13-18.

  • Fort McCoy observer controller trainers help units prepare for deployments

    Jun 25, 2010

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Mobilizing Soldiers at Fort McCoy successfully accomplish their mission because of their link with the observer controller trainers (OCT). That is the way Sgt. 1st Class Rob Merriweather described the role of OCTs on the 181st Infantry Brigade training staff. The 181st conducts the training for units mobilizing at Fort McCoy and deploying in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

  • Army Contracting Command's Armyhire.com honored with Award of Distinction

    Jun 25, 2010

    ArmyHire.com, Army Contracting CommandAca,!a,,cs commercial recruiting Web site, recently received an Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts at the 16th Annual Communicator Awards in two categories; best interactive employment Web site and best interactive government Web site.

  • Polk's FreedomFest is free, features Trace Adkins

    Jun 25, 2010

    FreedomFest explodes at Fort Polk in a flare of fireworks and fun July 3 at the Polk Army Airfield beginning at 3 p.m.

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