Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Fuelers provide petroleum with a purpose during Golden Cargo 2010

    Jun 22, 2010

    Fuelers provide a critical lifeline through their pipeline at the Operation Golden Cargo fuel point by giving the cylinders, pistons and grinding gears of these green gargantuans the liquid refreshment they need for peak performance.

  • Watervliet Arsenal enlists old community relations friend, the AMC Band

    Jun 22, 2010

    The Army Materiel Command Band's Army Birthday concerts this past weekend in New York's Capital District has left thousands of area residents 'thinking' about the band members as great musicians due to three superb performances. But more importantly, area residents will 'remember' the band as great Soldiers due to their ability to use music to connect the community to its Army. Although the Albany area is not a military community as one would find at Fayetteville, N.C. that borders the Fort Bragg, the Albany area is nevertheless a community with military. And tucked away between U.S. Army Reserve and New York State Guard units is the U.S. Army Watervliet Arsenal. Given the Arsenal is the only active-duty Army post between West Point and Fort Drum, it was appropriate for the Arsenal to step up and share the Army's 235th Birthday with the local community.

  • Third Army Soldier of the Year Competition

    Jun 22, 2010

    Article and seven photos of the winners of the Third Army level Soldier/NCO of the Year competition held at Camp Buerhing, Kuwait.

  • Byers named Greco-Roman Wrestler of Year by USA Wrestling

    Jun 22, 2010

    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers has been selected as the 2009 Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year by USA Wrestling

  • America's rock ambassadors tell Army story through pop music

    Jun 22, 2010

    The United States Army's premier touring pop/rock band, wows audiences across the United States with performances that are as powerful and unique as the American people themselves.

  • Thunder Horse leader improves partnership skills

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - In between their combat outpost defense and fire support exercises, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, participated in key leadership engagement (KLE) training to strengthen the relationship they will soon build with their Iraqi partners during their deployment this fall.

  • Baumholder teacher garners presidential award

    Jun 22, 2010

    Timothy Kelly, a math teacher at Baumholder Middle High School, is one of two Department of Defense Education Activity teachers named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

  • 1st ACB commander completes last flight

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As the blades of the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter came to a rest on Robert Gray Army Airfield, so did the aviation career of one senior pilot.

  • Black Jack engineers 'blow the lid' on training

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- There are a lot of ways to make a hole. You can use a shovel. You can use your hands. You can even get someone else to do it for you. Or, if you're an Army combat engineer, you can take a little bit louder of an approach.

  • Rail Gunners compete for "Best by Test" title

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Competition was fierce as 102 Soldiers throughout the 41st Fires Brigade competed for the title of "Best by Test" June 14-17.

  • Monte Kali: Annual competition takes aim at strengthening military partnerships

    Jun 22, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A U.S. camp was invaded by a union of Soldiers representing several European nations amid the sounds of large and small arms fire. A,A McCully Firing Range in Wackernheim was the site of the 27th annual Monte Kali Pokal Team and Individual Shooting Competition June 10-12.

  • VA begins new Fisher House construction on Fort Gordon

    Jun 22, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- Construction is underway here on the 21-room Charlie Norwood Veterans Affair Medical Center Fisher House.

  • Behavioral health: Army clinics aim to help leaders better identify issues

    Jun 22, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Army's behavioral health clinics are looking at a new way of doing business. A,A Based on guidance handed down by Brig. Gen. Keith Gallagher, commander of the U.S. Army Europe Regional Medical Command, behavioral health specialists across Europe were asked to open their doors this month and make some connections with military leaders.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits Fort Gordon

    Jun 22, 2010

  • New Horizons - Haiti 2010 exercise begins

    Jun 22, 2010

    (MANDRIN, Haiti) July 17, 2010 - New Horizons-Haiti 2010 exercise kicked off this past Tuesday with its opening ceremonies held at the Task Force Kout Men encampment.

  • Pumping up the volume at Camp Darby

    Jun 22, 2010

    LIVORNO, Italy -- Camp Darby hosted the first "Camp Darby Tuning Night" organized by the Evolution Tuning Club from Viareggio in conjunction with the Italian-American carnival on June 19.

  • Ensuring a safe environment during summer celebration

    Jun 22, 2010

    Before children can ride on spinning tea-cups or adults can race around on go-karts at the Camp Darby's Italian-American carnival June 18-27, every ride had to be inspected by personnel from the USAG Livorno Safety office, Directorate Emergency Services, Fire Section, and a DPW electrician.

  • ACC Wins Social Media Award

    Jun 22, 2010

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council honored the Army Contracting Command for 'Best use of LinkedIn' at its recent award program. LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking Internet site with more than 67 million registered users worldwide.

  • Gates reviews military spouse career program

    Jun 22, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is grappling with the best way to reopen the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program to new applicants, concerned that the program has morphed beyond its original intent and cost estimates.

  • Puerto Rican Soldiers, families need new birth certificates

    Jun 22, 2010

    Servicemembers and their families who were born in Puerto Rico will need to obtain a new birth certificate starting July 1, although the Defense Department will honor the certificate they used to establish their identity and to enroll for military benefits prior to that date.

  • Schweinfurt Sallys take home CYSS junior baseball title

    Jun 22, 2010

    To say that the Schweinfurt Sallys played in a series of nail-biters before becoming the CYSS IMCOM Boys Junior Baseball Champions would be an understatement.

  • Solar project to pay for itself within next seven years

    Jun 22, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- From a series of renewable energy projects undertaken by the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, the first one began at Rose Barracks in April.

  • USACE hosts Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering students

    Jun 22, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - In the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, minority students are just that - a minority in an already depressed national average. But a partnership between government agencies and academia is striving to help diversify the workforce.

  • Army cohosts robotics challenge

    Sep 9, 2011

    DETROIT ARSENAL, WARREN, MI - As part of an international robotics competition cohosted by the U.S. Army and Australian Department of Defense, a team of Army robotics scientists visited the University of Michigan June 21.

  • The 2010 Army Combined Logistics Excellence Awards

    Jun 21, 2010

    What is it' The Combined Logistics Excellence Awards, or "CLEA," unite the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence, the Deployment Excellence Awards, and the Supply Excellence Awards, all of which recognize the best logistics programs in the Army. Judges from the U.S. Army Transportation, Quartermaster, and Ordnance Centers travel around the world to conduct on-site evaluations of units nominated by their commands.

  • USAG-HI welcomes its new commander

    Jun 21, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers, family members and government civilians, along with local civic and Native Hawaiian leaders, gathered on Sills Field, here, Monday, to bid aloha to Col. Matthew Margotta, outgoing commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, and to welcome Col. Douglas Mulbury, incoming commander.

  • Letter to the editor: Hawaii Soldier renders assistance

    Jun 21, 2010

    Hawaiian resident shares story of 2-11th Field Artillery Regiment Soldier providing assistance on highway.

  • Straight Talk: DWI, crime prevention among DES's concerns

    Jun 21, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - With the summer months here, the Honolulu Police Department and the Military Police are aggressively pursuing drinking and driving.

  • Commentary: Military partnership improves education for all Hawaii's children

    Jun 21, 2010

    HONOLULU - It's no secret that many military families coming from beyond our shores arrive with negative perceptions of Hawaii public schools.

  • Virtual Squad Training simulates patrolling techniques, tasks

    Jun 21, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Sgt. Jerel Concepcion, a squad leader with 25th Transportation Company, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, was leading his squad through the streets of Baghdad.

  • Guard approaches 100K grads from Youth ChalleNGe program

    Jun 21, 2010

    This month, more than 4,000 cadets, across 28 states, will graduate from the National Guard's Youth ChalleNGe program -- which, since 1993, has provided a means for "at risk" youth to earn their General Equivalency Degree, or high school diploma. By the end of the year, it's expected the program will graduate its 100,000th student.

  • High Tech Demo

    Jun 21, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Agencies work together to review and verify procedures in the Field Maintenance Manual for tactical command systems.

  • 81st Adjutant General Detachment Receives Unit Award

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 81st Adjutant General Detachment (Postal), 4th Sustainment Brigade, stood proudly in the Kieschnick Physical Fitness Center as they received recognition for their tireless work and professionalism for the postal operation they executed in the joint military mail terminals in Iraq and Kuwait June 10...

  • Full 'Bird' father promotes son to Captain

    Jun 21, 2010

    Capt. Dwight C. Thompson not only shares a name with his father, he also chose to follow in his father's footsteps as an Army officer. Thompson's parents both traveled from the west coast to attend his promotion ceremony June 9, and his father, Col. Dwight A. Thompson, performed the promotion at the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary)...

  • 502nd Dental Company Redeploys From Iraq

    Jun 21, 2010

    It was an exciting beginning to summer for the Soldiers and Families of the 502nd Dental Company, 1st Medical Brigade, as the unit returned from Iraq. Family members and friends greeted the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers and celebrated their homecoming at the Kieschnick Physical Fitness Center June 12...

  • ASC commanders assemble for conference

    Jun 21, 2010

    Commanders and Command Sergeant Majors from Army Field Support Brigades and Battalions worldwide joined headquarters leadership during the conference, which started June 11 with meetings at command headquarters, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., followed by the Army Birthday Ball at the Waterfront Conference Center, Bettendorf. The conference continued June 14-18 with briefings, panel and round table discussions at the Isle of Capri Conference Center, Bettendorf. Command leadership learned about new missions and received updates on continuing programs.

  • Silver Knight Brigade Celebrates 93rd Birthday

    Jun 21, 2010

    June is the birth month of the Army, and it is also the birthday for one of Fort Hood's largest brigades. It was 1917 when the Army created the 1st Medical Group and placed it under the 1st Armored Division in France. In June 2000 the unit was re-designated to brigade status...

  • Safety audit highlights best practices, areas for improvement

    Jun 21, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--As a VPP Star Site, Tobyhanna boasts improved employee motivation to work safely and together, leading to better quality and productivity, reduced workers' compensation costs, and recognition by customers, business peers and the community.

  • Army Volunteer Corps Needs You

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Army Volunteer Corps unifies all those who volunteer in support of Soldiers and Families by emphasizing teamwork and unity - as Army volunteers, while recognizing the individual strengths and contributions of both the volunteers and the organizations with whom they serve.

  • Alabama Guard Brigade staff trains at ASC

    Jun 21, 2010

    A group of Alabama National Guardsmen traveled to the Army Sustainment Command June 11-14 to learn about the command's missions and share its capabilities. The 10 Soldiers are members of the 279th Army Field Support Brigade, Huntsville, Ala., and the only AFSB in the National Guard Bureau. The members of the 279th spent the first week of their summer training learning about how ASC operates. During the second week of their training, Edge remained here to attend the ASC Commander's Conference, June 14-18. The other 279th Soldiers, however, traveled to Fort Bragg, N.C., to train with the 406th AFSB.

  • Positive attitude, hard work guides work leader

    Jun 21, 2010

    Tom Lipyanic named general equipment mechanic leader in Tobyhanna's Power Generators and Environmental Control Branch.

  • Soldier named Greco-Roman Wrestler of Year

    Jun 21, 2010

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers has been selected as the 2009 Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year by USA Wrestling.

  • Under secretary reads Army birthday book

    Jun 21, 2010

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal read to a group of children at the Fort Detrick Forest Glen Annex Child, Youth and School Services in Silver Spring, Md., June 17, to celebrate the 235th birthday of the Army. The children joined Westphal in the reading, asked questions, and sang a birthday song to honor the Army before enjoying some birthday cake.

  • Congress acknowledges Army birthday

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Army celebrated its birthday Tuesday with a cake cutting ceremony at the U.S. Capitol denoting 235 years of service to the country.

  • Bakers Creek Memorial ceremony pays tribute to War veterans on Army birthday

    Jun 21, 2010

    On Monday the U.S. Army commemorated the 235th birthday of the service.

  • A retiring Soldier welcomes new Soldiers

    Jun 21, 2010

    Bon Jovi had a hit song a few years ago with "Who says you can't go home'" At the Natick Soldier Systems Center birthday celebration for the U.S. Army, retiring Lt. Gen. David Valcourt came home to Massachusetts to speak to the Soldiers and civilians here.

  • Army Birthday Run

    Jun 21, 2010

    Lt. Gen. David Huntoon, Director of the Army Staff, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston lead the Army's Birthday Run at Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall on June 18.

  • PHOTOS: Training to advise and assist

    Jun 21, 2010

    4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., Trains to advise and assist

  • Drill sergeant leaders weigh in on competition, basic training changes

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Drill Sergeant of the Year competition has brought the Army's top drill sergeants together to contend for the active and Reserve title for decades, but this year marked the first time they would be evaluated by drill sergeant leaders.

  • PHOTOS: FORSCOM commander visits Long Knife troopers

    Jun 21, 2010

    FORSCOM commander visits Long Knife troopers

  • Fort Riley Cooking Club distributes cookies to patients at IACH

    Jun 21, 2010

  • Chief of Engineers stresses navigation and military construction during visit

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Philadelphia District is building $800 billion complex at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The district's Delaware River Deepening Project will deepen the channel of the river to 45 feet.

  • Netherlands students tour Herbert Hoover Dike and Everglades projects in the Jacksonville District C

    Jun 21, 2010

    Twenty students and faculty from the Netherlands toured the Herbert Hoover Dike and Everglades restoration projects the week of April 22, hosted by the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers.

  • Competition reinforces gravity of drill sergeant role

    Jun 21, 2010

    The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition brought the top eight basic combat training drill sergeants together to vie for the Army titles from June 14-18 at Fort Eustis and Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Dike inspectors receive dam safety training at Jacksonville District US Army Corps of Engineers

    Jun 21, 2010

    Fifty-five people entrusted to monitor the Herbert Hoover Dike received a refresher course in dam safety.

  • Corps of Engineers builds Afghanistan National Police Training Center

    Jun 21, 2010

    It's been a long time coming, but Afghanistan's National Police Training Center is progressing according to plan.

  • Movies on the Lawn

    Jun 21, 2010

    Lionel Ward performs as Elvis during the USO FMWR Movies on the Lawn series Friday.

  • Movies on the Lawn

    Jun 21, 2010

    Capt. Robert Crowe and his daughter, Maggie, 2, share a moment at the USO FMWR Movies on the Lawn series Friday.

  • 235th Birthday of the Army

    Jun 21, 2010

    Fort Belvoir celebrated the 235th Birthday of the Army and the 233rd anniversary of Flag Day on Abbot Hall's front lawn Monday with music, speeches, color guards from the ages, historical vehicles including a Sherman tank and a 12th Aviation Battalion Black Hawk flyover.

  • Army Community Service trains sponsors

    Jun 21, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - A helping hand. A familiar face. A driver for the first time your jet-lagged family arrives in a country that drives on the 'wrong' side of the road, or with the steering wheel on the 'wrong' side of the van. Puzzles for travel-weary children and a fruit basket placed in a crowded, temporary hotel room. Someone with a 'been there, here's what I suggest,' capability.

  • Airmen march in honor of fallen comrade

    Jun 21, 2010

    Airmen from Fort Riley's 10th Air Support Operations Squadron marched more than 470 miles to remember a fallen airman. The memorial ruck march began June 10 at 12:47 p.m. - the time of Senior Airman Bradley Smith's death - from his gravesite in Glen Carbon, Ill. Two airmen walked together for a 12-mile leg around the clock through three states for seven days. The march memorialized Smith, who died Jan. 3 while serving with the 10th ASOS in Afghanistan.

  • Family gives new meaning to service with graduation of 5th generation West Point officer

    Jun 21, 2010

    Service before self is expected of our Soldiers, but one family has taken it to new heights.

  • Army dads get Fathers Day shout-out from Washington Nationals

    Jun 21, 2010

    Two Soldiers and their families were recognized Sunday at Nationals Stadium as part of the baseball team's Fathers Day Military Appreciation game.

  • Belvoir celebrates Army Birthday with tradition

    Jun 21, 2010

    Fort Belvoir joined Army installations across the world Monday in celebrating the birth of the U.S. Army and the founding of the American flag on the steps of the installation headquarters building.

  • Army dominates 2010 Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Army prevailed once again as Soldiers from U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit dominated the competition at the 51st Interservice Pistol Championship matches held here June 14-18.

  • 'Odyssey of the Mind' teaches teamwork

    Jun 21, 2010

  • Ziemba takes command of U.S. Army Garrison Brussels

    Jun 21, 2010

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - Lt. Col. Francesca Ziemba assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Brussels, Belgium during a brief ceremony at the garrison on June 18.

  • Tattered red, white and blue stirs deep emotions for brigade commander

    Jun 21, 2010

    "I pledge allegiance to the flag, of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands ..."

  • Army dominates 2010 Interservice Pistol Championship

    Jun 21, 2010

    The Army prevailed once again as Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit dominated the competition at the 51st Interservice Pistol championship matches held here June 14-18. Staff Sgt. Robert Park won the individual championship and U.S. Army Blue won the team title.

  • Jones in the Zone

    Jun 21, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Reuben D. Jones, commanding general for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (center), talks with staff members of numerous Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities at the Warrior Zone during a recent visit to the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • 100th GTA Anniversary Art Contest winners

    Jun 21, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - More than 30 students from the high school and elementary school participated in the Garrison Training Area 100th Anniversary Art Contest. Winners received gift certificates and free movie passes from the Army and Air Force Exchange Service for their participation. Four judges from the Joint Multinational Training Command, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service chose the winners.

  • Soldiers celebrate Caribbean influences on U.S., world

    Jun 21, 2010

  • Gates sees progress in Afghanistan, despite challenges

    Jun 21, 2010

    Though U.S. operations in Afghanistan are proving to be a "tough pull," as was predicted, progress is being made nonetheless, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace.

  • Muthanna improves with projects

    Jun 21, 2010

    Iraqi and U.S. Forces recently completed three construction projects in the Muthanna Province designed to improve everyday life for local residents.

  • Festival, concert provides Family entertainment; culminates Victory Week

    Jun 20, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -It didn't take long for Sarina Nguyen to respond when asked what her favorite song performed by the band Allstar Weekend was. That was an easy question -"Dance Fever," the 10-year-old replied. It was a little more difficult, however, for Sarina to describe her favorite member of the up and coming teen band.

  • Festival, concert provide Family entertainment; culminate Victory Week

    Jun 20, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -It didn't take long for Sarina Nguyen to respond when asked what her favorite song performed by the band Allstar Weekend was. That was an easy question -"Dance Fever," the 10-year-old replied. It was a little more difficult, however, for Sarina to describe her favorite member of the up and coming teen band.

  • Release of FM 3-28, <i>Civil Support Operations</i>

    Jun 20, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Field Manual (FM) 3-28 is published by the Combined Arms Doctrine Directorate and provides keystone Army doctrine for civil support operations. It follows FM 3-0 and expands on the fourth element of full spectrum operations - civil support. The conduct of civil support operations - planning, preparation, execution, and assessment of operations conducted within the United States and its territories; the role of Army forces within the domestic operational environment, with particular emphasis on how operations conducted by Army forces within the U.S. differ from full spectrum operations conducted overseas. The primary focus is on the operational Army that conducts civil support operations (battalions, brigades, division headquarters, and Army service component headquarters) in an environment shaped by federal, state, local, and tribal organizations; the doctrine is not prescriptive. FM 3-28 explains the reasons for the division of forces (Regular Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard) and provides a range of considerations for all three components. In all cases where Army doctrine differs with law, policy, and directive, the latter take precedence.

  • Iraqi Kids Day

    Jun 20, 2010

  • Gather Around

    Jun 20, 2010

  • 203rd MP Battalion ends mission in southern Iraq

    Jun 19, 2010

    An end of mission ceremony for 203rd Military Police Battalion June 6 marked the end of more than ten months of operations in southern Iraq.

  • 17th FiB prepares to depart Iraq

    Jun 19, 2010

    17th Fires Brigade Soldiers show their replacements the ropes and prepare their equipment for redeployment to Fort Lewis, Wash. The 17th FiB turned over authority for U.S. efforts in Basra to the 3rd Bde, 4th Inf Div, on June 17.

  • Brigade transfer of authority marks reduction in forces

    Jun 19, 2010

    A transfer-of-authority ceremony marked a significant reduction of forces in southern Iraq as the 17th Fires Brigade relinquished control over operations in Basra Province to the Soldiers of 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Border conference opens lines of communication

    Jun 19, 2010

    Lines of communication were opened and concerns addressed as U.S. and Iraqi military leaders met at the Basra Operations Center to discuss border security in Iraq.

  • Fort Riley Warrior Transition Battalion celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 19, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Danielle Leftridge, a patient at Irwin Army Community Hospital, accepts cookies from Jayla Dubose, 10, June 15 as part of the Fort Riley Cooking Club's celebration of the Army's 235th birthday.

  • Farrelly Health Clinic introduces patient-centered medical home model

    Jun 19, 2010

    Fort Riley celebrated the opening of new Farrelly Health Clinic. The new clinic is cost $26 million, it is a 52,000-square-foot facility that will provide outpatient health care to Soldiers and Family members from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Engineer Battalion, and 1st Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion. Family members assigned to these units will continue to receive outpatient care at FHC throughout deployments. This facility introduces a patient-center medical home model towards the treatment of Soldiers and Family members under one roof. Patients have services available to them in the disciplines of radiology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, behavioral health, optometry and radiology all within the clinic. Other available services include patient administration, pharmacy and laboratory. Chiropractic care also will be accessible only to active-duty servicemembers.

  • Fire Power, Army Reserve firefighters train at Fort Riley

    Jun 19, 2010

    Army Reserve fire departments from various units throughout the United States finished two weeks of training June 18. The training was conducted by the Kansas Fire and Rescue Training Institute - part of the University of Kansas continuing education - for Army firefighters to acquire their firefighter certification. Classes offered were airport firefighter, pumper driver operator, aircraft rescue firefighting, driver operator, fire instructor 1 and fire officer 1.

  • K-18 to become four-lane freeway between Ogden and Manhattan

    Jun 19, 2010

    State, local and Fort Riley officials celebrate the beginning of the contruction that will tranform highway K-18 to a four-land road between Junction City, Fort Riley and Manhattan, Kansas. The project was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

  • Warrior Zone provides entertainment, place to hang out for Fort Riley Soldiers

    Jun 19, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - For Soldiers looking for something to do, a place to hang out or a place get a quick bite to eat, the Warrior Zone has it all.

  • DES, MPs carry Special Olympics torch

    Jun 19, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - With temperatures already reaching 90 degrees members of the Directorate of Emergency Services and the Military Police joined forces June 4 for the Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.

  • Day in the life of a Soldier

    Jun 19, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Shannon Heintz, biology teacher, Abilene High School, got to see firsthand what an Army tank driver sees from the seat of a tank simulator June 10.

  • 3ID troops give medical training to Iraqi Army, police, civilians

    Jun 19, 2010

  • USF-I celebrates 235 years of Army history

    Jun 19, 2010

    Members of United States Force - Iraq gathered in the rotunda of Al Faw Palace to celebrate 235 years of U.S. Army history with a battle streamer ceremony and cake cutting June 14.

  • Engaged leadership is key to mission success

    Jun 19, 2010

    While the manner in which the U.S. military conducts missions will continue to evolve, focusing more on advising, assisting and training, Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence K. Wilson, United States forces-Iraq command sergeant major, said the professionalism of its service members must remain consistent, and engaged leadership is one of the main factors.

  • Iraqi Army graduates first class of field artillery officers

    Jun 19, 2010

    A blown circuit shut down the air conditioners in what was once a mess hall for Republican Guard troops, and left 120 Iraqi Army lieutenants sweating in their uniforms as they waited to make history, June 6. This was the first class to graduate from the Iraqi Army Field Artillery School's Officer Basic Course and a little extra heat was not about to stop them from reaching their goals.

  • Fort Carson ACS program teaches community about Army life

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- An Army Community Service program exclusive to Fort Carson gives members of the surrounding community a better understanding of military life.

  • Caisson ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Jun 18, 2010

    From the left, Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commander, Joint Force Headquarters- National Capital Region and The U.S. Army Military District of Washington and Col. David P. Anders, commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), officially open the renovated Caisson barn in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall, Va. on June 18.

  • Quilt tells fallen Soldiers' stories

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Continuing its nationwide journey paying tribute to fallen servicemembers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Lost Heroes Art Quilt was on display at the Fort Carson Post Exchange over Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Fort Carson SFAC holds open house

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- The Soldier and Family Assistance Center hosted an open house for Fort Carson and members of the community June 3, showing off its new building and the many different services offered to wounded Soldiers and their Family members.

  • Iraqi Army takes reins of Anbar medical engagement from advise, assist paratroopers

    Jun 18, 2010

    An Iraqi Army unit planned and hosted its first medical clinic for civilians with minimal aid from U.S. forces June 12-13 in a poor village in western Al Anbar province.

  • Soldiers volunteer to be lifesavers at Fort Carson pools

    Jun 18, 2010

    At Fort Carson, 14 Soldiers are showing that their commitment to duty does not stop at the battlefield. Currently, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is training the Soldiers to become lifeguards at the post outdoor pool this summer, so the current lifeguards can be used at another needed location.

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