Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Future Soldiers given first look at Army training

    Jun 24, 2010

    A group of 25 Future Soldiers from the Atlanta area were hosted by the 1-347th Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, 1st Army Division East, Fort Gillem, Ga., on June 17 to observe 1-347th personnel assisting a group from the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Augmentation Unit from Fort McPherson, Ga. The unit was completing an annual training requirement.

  • Branch meets post's fitness needs

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Did you know the Fort Sill sports, fitness and aquatics branch offers a variety of programs aimed at providing physical and mental well-being opportunities to the members of the Fort Sill community, as well as Southwest Oklahoma'

  • National Guardsman earns Order of St. Michael

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A California National Guard flight surgeon traveled cross-country to Army Aviation's home to accept the Order of Saint Michael award June 8.

  • Graduate School touts research programs at AMEDDC&S

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Academy of Health Sciences Graduate School hosted its first research day June 22 at the Army Medical Department Center & School to provide leadership, faculty and students the opportunity to learn about research being conducted as part of its programs.

  • Climbing aboard leadership training course

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- In the Army's vast tureen of alphabet soup, few acronyms are more important than ROTC and LTC.

  • Future Soldiers given first look at Army training

    Jun 24, 2010

    A group of 25 Future Soldiers from the Atlanta area were hosted by the 1-347th Combat Service Support "Raider" Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, 1st Army Division East, Fort Gillem, Ga., on June 17 to observe 1-347th personnel assisting a group from the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Augmentation Unit from Fort McPherson, Ga. The unit was completing an annual training requirement.

  • Migraines require medical management

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--By Courtney Griggs Many people have suffered from a headache of one form or another. Most headaches are mild and can me eliminated with over-the-counter painkillers. Some are much more severe and can be debilitating. According to the American Migraine Foundation, Migraines are an inherited neurological disorder that can be triggered by a variety of stimuli such as alcohol, menstruation, fragrances or light or even become active spontaneously. "Many different people suffer from headaches," said Daren Lebeau, Reynolds Army Community Hospital staff neurologist. "

  • Fitness Facility's Cardio Challenge pushes limits

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- About a dozen people earned a grand prize at the quarterly Cardio Fitness Challenge at Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility June 16 - a sense of accomplishment.

  • Veterans, leaders gather to remember start of Korean War

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (June 24, 2010) - On June 25, 1950, President Harry S. Truman was at his home in Independence, Mo., when he received a call from Secretary of State Dean Acheson.

  • Program assists those with special needs

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The Exceptional Family Member Program helps a Soldier do his or her job knowing that any special needs their dependent may have is being taken care of. Instead of worrying about getting the proper treatment or support EFMP does some of the heavy lifting for them. Whether it be a medical condition like diabetes, psychological condition like depression or an educational hurdle like autism the Soldier can seek help and the program ensures they will get it. The catch is the Soldier has to first enroll his or her dependent in the program and second make sure their status is up to date.

  • Former line commander gives straight talk at leadership call

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- "A good medic is worth his weight in gold and a good physician assistant is a miracle worker," Lt. Col. Tim Karcher told the crowd at the Blesse Auditorium June 17. The colonel came to the leadership call to give the audience a frank and honest look into a line commander's perspective on military health care.

  • AUSA celebrates Army birthday, inducts new officers

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The youngest and oldest Soldiers present at a June 16 cake cutting helped the installation celebrate the Army's 235th birthday.

  • Brigade completes move to Fort Sill

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Two years ago, there were no 6th Air Defense Artillery Brigade Soldiers assigned to Fort Sill. Since then about 1,700 Soldiers, civilians and their families have moved here not only from Fort Bliss, Texas, but Armywide when the brigade relocated to the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence. When the 6th ADA gets a new commander today, it will be another chapter in the history of the unit that uncased it colors at Fort Sill almost a year ago to the day.

  • Battle Command Training ProgramAca,!E+adds award streamer to new colors

    Jun 24, 2010

    The Battle Command Training Program was presented with the Army Superior Unit Award June 22 at the Lewis and Clark Center. BCTP was presented the award for outstanding meritorious service in support of the Global War on Terrorism and homeland defense in 2007 and 2008. BCTP, under the Combined Arms Center-Training directorate, consists of seven operations groups that deploy worldwide to train Soldiers. Operations Groups A and D train corps- and division-level staff; Operations Group B conducts battle command seminars; Operations Group C conducts brigade warfighter exercises; Operations Group F trains functional brigades; Operations Group S trains sustainment brigades; and Operations Group COE is responsible for contemporary operational environment training.

  • Soldier Show, version 27.0 wows Atlanta community

    Jun 24, 2010

    ATLANTA -- To close out the Army's birthday week, members of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem communities gathered at the Clayton County School of Performing Arts in Jonesboro to view the 2010 Soldier Show June 18.

  • Engineers, scientists, Soldiers evaluate medical materiel, supplies

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Beyond the usual training Camp Bullis recently provided fertile grounds for usability assessments of Army medical materiel and supplies.

  • AMC redesigns staff elements at headquarters

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- The Army Materiel Command has reorganized and streamlined certain staff elements in the headquarters to better position itself in preparation for its move to Huntsville, Ala. in July 2011.

  • IA security improvements enable successful medical engagement

    Jun 24, 2010

    Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and the Iraqi Army teamed up for a combined medical engagement June 20.

  • SUICIDE PREVENTION: an ongoing mission

    Jun 24, 2010

    Winn Army Community Hospital is committed to ensuring 3rd ID Soldiers and Family members are aware of all resources available to them.

  • Celebrate July 4th with Flare: Practice Fireworks Safety

    Jun 24, 2010

    Fireworks injuries have decreased by 70 percent in the last ten years, according to the National Safety Council. Although the numbers are down, in calendar year 2008 an estimated 7,000 injuries caused by fireworks were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms, as cited in a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 2008 annual report.

  • New AU course teaches Picatinny engineers about foreign weapons

    Jun 24, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center's Armament University has added a new foreign weapons course to its schedule.

  • Laboratory Commander saves lives, preserves memories

    Jun 24, 2010

    Major Barbara Bachman, the laboratory manager at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center visited the Robertson Blood Center at Fort Hood, Texas and donated blood on World Blood Donor Day, June 14, 2010. She is intimately familiar with the Robertson Blood Center; her past assignments include serving as the Chief of Donor Center Operations and as the Deputy Director prior to her command.

  • Looking for tri-border summer fun' Start here

    Jun 24, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands Aca,!" Free use of an outdoor pavilion, access to a brand new scoring system in the bowling center and the big annual American Fest July 3 Aca,!" all this and more is on offer this summer by the USAG Schinnen Directorate for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • National Guard troops to deploy to Southwest border

    Jun 24, 2010

    About 1,200 National Guard troops will support the Department of Homeland Security in enhancing the security of the nation's Southwest border, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said June 22.

  • Charity helps injured vet start new life

    Jun 24, 2010

    Military members who return home injured face a multitude of challenges to include the inability to move around their homes and perform the simplest of household tasks others take for granted.

  • NORTHCOM Commander visits JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Jun 24, 2010

    Admiral James A. Winnefeld, commander of U.S. Northern Command visited with Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst,

  • North Dakota Soldiers Practice Combat Techniques in South Dakota, Wyoming

    Jun 24, 2010

    RAPID CITY, S.D. - During the past two weeks, North Dakota Soldiers have been getting a taste of combat, albeit without the danger, during an intensive training exercise in South Dakota. The 191st Military Police Company, which is headquartered in Fargo, with detachments in Bismarck and Mayville, traveled to Rapid City, S.D., June 12 and will end their mission there today. They've been taking part in Golden Coyote, a military training exercise hosted by the South Dakota National Guard for nearly 2,200 service members.

  • AFAP a voice for the Army community

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As the assistant chief of staff for installation management, or ACSIM, one of the most important duties I have is overseeing the Army Family Action Plan process.

  • July heats up with more on-post youth activities

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- On-post activities for children continue throughout July as the EDGE! program celebrates its one-year anniversary.

  • TF Marne Soldier wins AG warrant officer of year

    Jun 24, 2010

  • Voter registration drive set for today

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The Fort Jackson Voting Assistance Office is launching a massive voter registration drive today to help Army civilians, service members and their voting-age dependents register to do just that.

  • Post honors fallen S.C. Soldiers

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As Fort Jackson community members and visitors pass by the Strom Thurmond building today, they will be flanked by newly planted trees memorializing some of South Carolina's fallen heroes.

  • Final thoughts: Dixon credits team for garrison's success

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Just five days after Col. Lillian Dixon assumed command of the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Jackson in July 2007, she got a taste of things to come.

  • Operations sergeant major brings over 30 years experience to final deployment with 3rd ID

    Jun 24, 2010

  • Sediment Cleanup on Lake Cochituate

    Jun 24, 2010

    Cleanup activities are under way and are expected to continue into the summer for approximately 8 weeks, up to 6 days per week during daylight hours. Activities will include site preparation, mobilization, silt curtain installation, dredging, dewatering, water treatment, backfilling, monitoring, and site restoration. During the cleanup, boating access to and fishing within Pegan Cove will be restricted.

  • Volunteers from 1st AD provide wheelchairs to disabled Iraqi children

    Jun 24, 2010

    Soldiers from 1st Armored Division worked together with sailors, airmen and civilians to distribute pediatric wheelchairs to approximately 40 disabled Iraqi children at the Camp Liberty Field House June 21.

  • Central African Multinational Force completes Exercise Kwanza 2010

    Jun 24, 2010

    As Angolan women and children waited in a military hospital triage area during exercise Kwanza 2010, a U.S. Army Africa officer took note.

  • Florida Army Guard aviators assist experts in documenting oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

    Jun 24, 2010

    As part of the ongoing response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Fish and Wildlife experts have taken to the air with Florida National Guard aviators to spot oil encroaching near the beaches of Florida's Panhandle.

  • Federal council proposes plans to end homelessness

    Jun 24, 2010

    An independent council of Cabinet members announced a proposal Tuesday they said will seek to end veteran homelessness in five years and put the nation on a path to end homelessness in the United States by 2020.

  • President accepts McChrystal's resignation, nominates Petraeus

    Jun 24, 2010

    President Barack Obama Wednesday accepted Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's resignation as the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, calling it the right decision for national security.

  • ASC commanding general visits 402nd AFSB in Iraq

    Jun 24, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Senior leaders from the Army Sustainment Command, headquartered at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., got a first-hand look at the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade during a whirlwind tour of Iraq and Kuwait June 4-7.

  • IMCOM-Europe announces deadline for 2010 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program

    Jun 24, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Installation Management Command-Europe officials announced that garrisons across Europe have until July 22 to submit entries for the 2010 Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program.

  • Odierno to use combat lessons to develop joint doctrine

    Sep 7, 2011

    President Barack Obama's nominee for the top U.S. Joint Forces Command post said he will utilize the lessons he has learned during three combat command tours in Iraq if he is confirmed to lead the nation's joint force provider.

  • Combat support training exercise

    Jun 23, 2010

    Combat Support Training Exercise, 2010, Fort Hunter Liggett, California.

  • North Korea attacks across 38th parallel, 60 years ago

    Jun 23, 2010

    Sixty years ago, the Korean War became the first major armed clash between the free world and Communist forces, as the so-called Cold War turned hot.

  • Officials testify to Congress on convoys in Afghanistan

    Jun 23, 2010

    Army and DoD officials told a Congressional committee Tuesday about what they are doing in Afghanistan to keep contracting funds out of the hands of the Taliban and other criminals.

  • Decorated Army general retires after 32 years of service

    Jun 23, 2010

    As Brig. Gen. Ogg addressed the audience during a farewell speech, he reminisced about some of the changes he has seen during his time in service.

  • Davis accepts leadership for the Army's ground combat systems

    Jun 23, 2010

    Scott J. Davis accepted the responsibilities as Program Executive Officer for PEO Ground Combat Systems.

  • Army Reserve 2010 Regional Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 23, 2010

    Army Staff Sgt. Eric Bailey, with the 84th Regional Training Center, stains to force out a few more push-ups with a couple seconds left during the push-up event of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 2010 Regional Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy on 7 June 2010. Photo by Sgt 1st Class Chris Farley.

  • Army, Air Force, Iraqis team to conduct fires exercise

    Jun 23, 2010

    Soldiers from the 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division and Air Force F-16 fighters teamed for four days with the 17th Iraqi Army Division conducting a full-scale defensive fires exercise at the Besmaya Range Complex outside Baghdad.

  • Fort Carson support 50th Annual Colorado Springs Street Breakfast

    Jun 23, 2010

    Every year, Soldiers from Fort Carson prepare and serve an egg and pancake breakfast for the community. In return, the community holds the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo, which raises money for military charities, like Army Community Service, for Fort Carson, Peterson and Shriever Air Force Bases and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

  • Army STARRS

    Jun 23, 2010

  • Senior sergeants discuss sustainment future

    Jun 23, 2010

    About 30 senior noncommissioned officers representing varied sustainment fields from the active Army, National Guard and Reserve gathered in Richmond June 21-22 to discuss current operations and the future of their "War-fighting Function."

  • this is a test

    Jun 23, 2010

  • Army begins shipping improved 5.56mm cartridge

    Jun 23, 2010

    The Army announced Wednesday it has begun shipping its new 5.56mm cartridge, the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round, to support warfighters in Afghanistan.

  • GEMS students test design skills under heavy load

    Jun 23, 2010

    Michael Delano and Kendall Liggin (from left) deduce the angles they believe their bridge will be able to support the most weight. Delano's bridge supported 70 pounds; one of the strongest bridges tested during the week-long GEMS program.

  • New AMRDEC director conducts town hall meeting

    Jun 23, 2010

    Employees at the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center in Redstone Arsenal, Ala., listened to their new director, Eric F. Edwards, at his first town hall meeting.

  • Twilight Tattoo Live Streaming Video...Tonight at 7 p.m.!

    Jun 23, 2010

    The United States Army Military District of Washington is proud to present Twilight Tattoo on 23 June, 2010 via Live-Streaming Video!

  • Fallen Greywolf Soldier memorialized at service

    Jun 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and Family from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division mourned the death of fellow "Greywolf", Spc. Robert Rose, at a memorial ceremony at the Memorial Chapel, here, June 22.

  • Fallen Greywolf Soldier memorialized at service

    Jun 23, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and Family from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division mourned the death of fellow "Greywolf", Spc. Robert Rose, at a memorial ceremony at the Memorial Chapel, here, June 22.

  • Serbian soldiers train with U.S. Army in Germany

    Jun 23, 2010

    Soldiers from the 172nd Infantry Brigade have been partnering with the Serbian Armed Forces here recently helping to build allied partner capacity within Europe.

  • Soldiers Magazine

    Jun 23, 2010

    The Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps and the White House Transportation Agency

  • White House Transportation Agency: "The most visible unit no one's ever heard of."

    Jun 23, 2010

    In February 1909, Capt. Archibald Willingham Butt was charged with converting part of the White House stables on 17th Street in Washington, D.C., into a garage. That garage would house the first White House vehicle fleet: a 1909 White Steamer, a 1908 Baker electric, two 1908 Pierce-Arrow Vandelettes and two motorcycles for the Secret Service.

  • Storming the Hill

    Jun 23, 2010

    They've stormed the beaches of Normandy, trekked through the jungles of Vietnam and the deserts of Iraq, racked up countless awards and medals and trained even more Soldiers to form the strongest fighting force the world has ever seen.

  • Grafenwoehr Training Area celebrates 100th anniversary

    Jun 23, 2010

    Throughout the last century, the Grafenwoehr Training Area has transformed from a small German artillery and maneuver training area into the premier U.S. Army training base outside the continental United States.

  • Challenge coins: more than just metal

    Jun 23, 2010

  • U.S. Army Africa chaplains mentor Namibian counterparts on HIV/AIDS counseling

    Jun 23, 2010

    When it comes to talking with military members and their families about facing terminal illness, the U.S. Army often relies upon the skills and training of its chaplains and enlisted chaplain's assistants.

  • 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Pentagon commemoration

    Jun 23, 2010

    The official opening of the Department of Defense's 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the Korean War will be held June 24, 2010, in the Pentagon Courtyard from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

  • Working with Kenya to prepare medical response to disasters

    Jun 23, 2010

    Should disaster strike in East Africa, a growing partnership between U.S. Army Africa and Kenya's military designed to improve medical preparedness could help avert crisis.

  • Army screening uncovers wounds of war

    Jun 23, 2010

    Established in 2005, the Post-Deployment Health Reassessment screens for physical and behavioral health issues that may have developed due to deployment in a combat area.

  • Puerto Rican Soldiers, families need new birth certificates

    Jun 23, 2010

  • Military parents voice education concerns to leaders

    Jun 23, 2010

    Top U.S. and military leaders took part in a roundtable discussion with parents at the elementary school on Fort Belvoir, Va., to gain greater insight into the education challenges military families face.

  • USACE delivers key to Incirlik's Eagle housing community

    Jun 23, 2010

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey - USACE marked the completion of the $15.2 million Eagle Housing project that brought a total of 100 energy-efficient, code-compliant homes to the Incirlik community.

  • Statue honors legendary Eighth U.S. Army commander

    Jun 23, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A statue that honors legendary Eighth U.S. Army Commander Gen. Walton H. Walker was unveiled at the 8th Army headquarters, June 23.

  • General charged with changing how Army fights honored at Pentagon

    Sep 10, 2014

    Retired Gen. Donn A. Starry is considered to be the architect of the 1980s' AirLand Battle Doctrine, which transformed how the Army fights conventional wars. Even though he retired more than 25 years ago, his lasting contributions to the Army were recognized recently.

  • Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) 2010

    Jun 22, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) is an annual event sponsored by the Executive Agent Theater Joint Tactical Network (EA-TJTN) with Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) as the supported and supporting Combatant Command (COCOM). JUICE traditionally focuses on leading edge technologies which provide improvements to existing operational capabilities and fill operational gaps. JUICE attempts to provide the right mix of communication capabilities to leverage the new technologies necessary to maintain and sustain a light agile and lethal fighting force. This year the annual world-wide event will take place June 7-25, 2010 and will perform over 1000 test objectives. The key objectives for this year is to validate the Global Information Grid 2.0 Unified Capabilities (UC) Architecture in a Tactical environment and develop the Tactical requirements set for inclusion into the Unified Capabilities Requirement 2010 document and validate a new construct for a Joint NETOPS Control Center (JNCC).

  • Future Soldier embarks on her quest

    Jun 22, 2010

    Future Soldier Paige Nye joined the Army last July, and a month later, she became the Platoon Guide - equivalent to an officer rank in the active-duty Army - for the Mechanicsburg U.S. Army Recruiting Station's Future Soldier Program. Her recruiter, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Newcomer credits Nye with helping to prepare as many as 60 fellow Future Soldiers for their new lives as Army Soldiers.

  • Task Force Kout Men to construct four schools in Haiti

    Jun 22, 2010

    Col. Mike Borrell, the commander of Task Force Kout Men, which in Creole means "Helping Hands," has set two goals for his mission in Haiti this summer.

  • Overcoming EIB challenges

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- A lot of longtime Soldiers will tell you that earning military badges isn't what it used to be; that things have gotten easier or that instructors give you more slack. While this might be the case for some, for infantrymen hoping to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge, it's quite the opposite.

  • U.N. training simulates operational environment: peace and stability, watchwords for GS 2010

    Jun 22, 2010

    In a scripted exercise of event-driven scenarios by military and non-military subject matter experts in an operational environment, U.N. representatives had just met with Zapatos, one of the faction leaders causing trouble, in an effort to quell violence in an "affected area" of the Island of Pacifica. The 18th Brigade comprised of Soldiers from Indonesia and the U.S. has stood by as negotiations take place with the rogue leader by promising to work fairly with him and his rival St. Pierre in an effort to help the indigenous population.

  • eCYBERMISSION finalists tour APG

    Jun 22, 2010

    National finalists in the U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION National Judging and Education Event that promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics education for American youth, are touring installation facilities beginning a week that will culminate in the presentation of scholarships at an awards dinner Friday evening.

  • AMC Band conducts final change of command at APG

    Jun 22, 2010

    With its time at Aberdeen Proving Ground winding down, the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band conducted its final change in leadership during a change of command ceremony at the band's practice facility May 18. Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, presided over the ceremony and led the passing of the guidon as Chief Warrant Officer 4 Frederick Ellwein surrendered the position of band director to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Peter Gillies.

  • North Dakota Soldiers Learn How to Locate Downed Pilots in Black Hills

    Jun 22, 2010

    RAPID CITY, S.D. - Third platoon of the 191st Military Police Company successfully located 12 "downed enemy pilots" throughout the course of three training exercises designed to teach them search tactics. The training was part of the North Dakota Army National Guard unit's annual training during Golden Coyote, a two-week training exercise hosted by the South Dakota National Guard in Rapid City, S.D.

  • Golden Coyote Training Continues with Varying Military Tasks

    Jun 22, 2010

    RAPID CITY, S.D. - On June 16, 3rd Platoon of the North Dakota Army National Guard's 191st Military Police Company woke up as they did the entire week before - early! They were at Golden Coyote at Camp Rapid, S.D., taking part in a massive two-week training program hosted by the South Dakota National Guard that has brought together nearly 2,200 Soldiers from around the United Sates.

  • Soldiers Role Play as 'Opposing Forces' to Enhance Training in South Dakota

    Jun 22, 2010

    RAPID CITY, S.D. - The 231st Brigade Support Battalion's Rear Detachment came to Camp Rapid in South Dakota with the 191st Military Police Company to help with their training by serving as "opposing forces," or "OPFOR." As OPFOR, the 231st Soldiers dress in the traditional clothing of another country and are either kind or hostile, depending on the situation or how the Soldiers react during each training scenario. Many of the North Dakota National Guard Soldiers call the OPFOR the unsung heroes of annual training.

  • North Dakota's 'Best Warriors' Place Runner-Up in Region 6 Competition

    Jun 22, 2010

    FARGO, N.D. - Two North Dakota National Guard Soldiers have been named runners-up in an intense "Best Warrior" competition in Fort Richardson and Fort Greely, Alaska, that concluded Monday.

  • 60th Anniversary of the Korean War

    Jun 22, 2010

    On June 25, 1950, the North Korean army invaded South Korea.

  • Army Reserve 200th Military Police Command's Operation Guardian Justice

    Jun 22, 2010

    About 1,000 Soldiers of the Army Reserve 200th Military Police Command from across the nation and Puerto Rico participated in Operation Guardian Justice, an Annual Training and Mobilization Training exercise, at Fort Bliss, Texas, and Camp McGregor, N.M.

  • Sustainers reach out to community children

    Jun 22, 2010

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky - Eight Soldiers and Family members from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) volunteered at the 15th Annual Children's Fair at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown on June 12. The 3d ESC volunteers helped set up the fair, helped run the games, popped popcorn and one even volunteered to take a turn in the dunking booth.

  • The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps Anniversary Tattoo

    Jun 22, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Fife and Drum Corps celebrated 50 years of pride, dedication and excellence in a "Tattoo" featuring seven other military and civilian units at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall on June 19.

  • Soldiers strive to keep afloat during Army North water survival training

    Jun 22, 2010

    The techniques the Soldiers learned during the training are used as part of the Army's Water Survival Training Curriculum 21 - 21.

  • Army Team wins 2010 George Washington Parkway Classic McArthur Cup

    Jun 22, 2010

    From left to right: Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, (left) commander of Joint Force Headquarters

  • New mission draws high visibility within the Army

    Jun 22, 2010

    Sierra Was designated as the main Non Standard-Equipment (NS-E) retrograde support location for the Army.

  • IMCOM commander takes tour of Picatinny Arsenal

    Jun 22, 2010

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- On a whirlwind visit June 11, Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commanding general, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM), and his wife Sarah arrived at Picatinny Arsenal to receive briefings on the various activities at the installation.

  • Golden Cargo provides real-world training

    Jun 22, 2010

    Operation Golden Cargo 2010 is the premier annual training event for convoy operations. It took place in the heartland of America, up and down the highways and by-ways of the Midwest. Massive convoys rolled on the asphalt roads between CAAA, Blue Grass Army Depot, Ky. and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. during this month-long simulation, in which large stockpiles of ammunition were transported between the three locations.

  • Loading for the long haul: Soldiers secure cargo with skill

    Jun 22, 2010

    Soldiers prepare ordance for transportation during Golden Cargo. Thousands of pounds of ordnance are loaded every day during OGC for movement to various Army ammo depots.

  • Food Fighters: Providing fuel for the troops

    Jun 22, 2010

    Army cooks of Operation Golden Cargo 2010 at Crane Army Ammunition Activity ensure Soldiers are well fed.

  • Chaplain helps Soldiers by just being there

    Jun 22, 2010

    Chaplains play a significant role in maintaining Soldiers' morale by tending to their spiritual well-being.

  • Golden Cargo 2010: Serious about safety

    Jun 22, 2010

    The Safety Police help prevent accidents during Golden Cargo 2010

  • Air Bridge to Freedom.

    Jun 22, 2010

    Breaching the Wall: the Soviet Blockade and the Allied Rescue of Berlin

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