Archive: Jun 2010

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  • 206th Military Police Company Returns Home from Iraq

    Jun 18, 2010

    LATHAM--Members of the New York Army National Guard's 206th Military Police Company wade into a crowd of well-wishers as they return to home station at New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs headquarters on Friday, June 18. More than 70 members of the unit from New York's Capital Region returned to company headquarters here. More than 160 National Guard Soldiers deployed to Iraq with the company and similar receptions occured a Camp Smith near Peekskill, Utica, Rochester, Buffalo and Auburn on Friday.

  • 'Extraordinary time' to be in the military

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Adm. Mike Mullen discussed various hot spots around the globe during his June 4 town hall meeting on Sand Hill.

  • Future PAs lend a collective hand to build a home

    Jun 18, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Amidst the sounds of grinding power tools and pounding hammers, a group of future physician assistants opened their hearts June 5, giving time and sweat to help build a house for a low-income family. Working with Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, Inc., approximately 30 members of the local Interservice Physician Assistant Student Society laced up work boots and donned hard hats at a south side San Antonio location.

  • Guide Dog Gives New Way Of Looking At Life

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Maj. Tracey Smith sounds like any other proud mama when she talks about her "Garland." She is quick to show you a picture or tell you a story about all of Garland's "firsts." You can hear the joy in her voice when she talks about bringing Garland home for the first time; you can hear the strain when she talks about the day Garland left for college. For a brief moment, you almost forget that Garland is a dog. Of course, she's not just any dog; she is well on her way to being a guide dog for the Guiding Eyes for the Blind organization.

  • Another goodbye: 104th Transportation Company leaves for Afghanistan

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 104th Transportation Company is on the move again, this time to Afghanistan. About 150 Soldiers left June 13 and will spend the next year conducting convoy operations and security on resupply missions for coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom. The unit came back from a 15-month Iraq deployment a year-and-a-half ago.

  • 'This Is The Best Army That's Ever Existed'

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Pvt. Jake Betts had two things in mind when he joined the Army eight months ago - make his mother proud and start a career. Meeting a two-star general was not on the list.

  • Mobile teams, new school help turn back PME backlog

    Jun 18, 2010

    A new academy and mobile training teams are two of the tools the Army is using now to successfully fight the backlog of Soldiers needing professional military education.

  • Recognizing America's Civilian Heroes

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Please accept this on behalf of a grateful command." "Please thank your family." "Thank you for what you have done." Those were the words of appreciation expressed over and over again by Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, commander of the Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal, to more than 50 civilian and contractor employees Thursday during an AMCOM Deployed Workforce Recognition Ceremony.

  • Fort Carson, 4th Inf. Div. celebrate Iron Horse Week

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---With the thunderous boom of a cannon and the raising of colors, approximately 8,500 Soldiers of Fort Carson and the 4th Infantry Division rendered honors to the nation June 14 beginning festivities for Iron Horse Week and creating precedence for a new Mountain Post tradition.

  • German Armor Soldiers arrive from Fort Knox

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Armor School has its first foreign liaison office at Fort Benning, and Germany's outfit will be the only one moving to the Maneuver Center of Excellence from Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Veteran Kept Balance In His Career

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Although his 40-year Army career didn't bring him to Redstone Arsenal, retired Chief Warrant Officer 5 Harold DeBerry does have something in common with the scientist who brought rocket technology to Huntsville. Both Dr. Wernher von Braun and DeBerry have been inducted into the Army Ordnance Corps Hall of Fame - von Braun in 1973 and DeBerry this past May.

  • Wiesbaden celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 18, 2010

    Wiesbaden celebrates Army's 235th birthday in a parade of Wiesbaden Child Development Center and School Age Center youth through the streets of Wiesbaden Army Airfield June 18.

  • Iraqi troops train on M-16 rifle, continue transition from AK-47

    Jun 18, 2010

    Soldiers serving on Camp Taji, Iraq trained Iraqi troops on the fundamentals of marksmanship with the M16 rifle, June 15. The training was part of a continued effort by the U.S. to phase out the Iraqi Army's use of the Soviet-era AK-47 Kalashnikov assault rifle.

  • Kids reel in stringers of fun at Fort Stewart Fishing Rodeo

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Kids of all ages, along with their parents, lined the banks of Fort Stewart's Pond #30 for a morning of fishing fun, June 12. So many Families showed up for this summer's first fishing rodeo that parking extended from the designated parking area onto the road leading to it with spill over parking along the side of the dirt roads surrounding other smaller ponds.

  • ANNISTON DISPOSAL FACILITY PASSES 75 PERCENT MILESTONE

    Jun 18, 2010

    Workers at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF) have processed 500,699 nerve agent and mustard agent-filled rockets, land mines, artillery shells, and mortars.

  • Sarvis and Solomon take top drill sergeant titles

    Jun 18, 2010

    Staff Sgt. Timothy E. Sarvis, assigned to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., was selected as the active duty Army 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Melissa C. Solomon assigned to the 108th Training Division was selected as the Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Stewart, Hunter CYSS celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Child, Youth and School Services celebrated the Army's 235th birthday with fun, food, song and the traditional cake-cutting, June 14.

  • Local food bank network benefits from JBLM scavenger hunt

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - In Pink tutus and with huge smiles plastered on their faces, the "Pretty Pink Princesses" crossed the finish line first during the 10th annual scavenger hunt June 12. Members from several teams gathered nonperishable food items for the Fish Food Bank Network, which helps military families in need, and "raced" to locations throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Joing Base Lewis-McChord preparing for Warrior Forge

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Preparing tomorrow's battlefield leaders for the austere conditions found in forward deployed areas is a tough mission. Preparing the training areas and schedules for the Leader Development and Assessment Course can be even tougher. For the past few months, 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment has been hard at work setting the stage for Warrior Forge 2010.

  • Birthday Celebration Recognizes Army in Space

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - In honor of the Army's 235th birthday, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) celebrated on June 14 here at the Von Braun Complex 1, Building 5220, with a program that reflected on the importance of the role of space in the Army.

  • Mariners shortstop 'thankful' for troops

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - With friends and family in the military, Josh Wilson knows about the values of duty and personal sacrifice. He's seen them up close. That's why the Seattle Mariner shortstop considered making the 50-mile trip south to Joint Base Lewis-McChord June 1 the least he could do.

  • Soldiers charged in Afghan killings

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD. Wash. - Charges were preferred Tuesday evening against three additional Soldiers who are accused in the deaths of three Afghan civilians between January and May 2010.

  • Sustainers help open Kentucky NASCAR race

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) color guard presented the colors during opening ceremonies of NASCAR's Meijer 300, Nationwide Series race on Saturday, June 12 at the Kentucky Speedway located in Sparta, Ky.

  • JBLM triathlete returns to All-Army team competition after two-year absence

    Jun 18, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - In 2008 he defended his doctoral dissertation. Last year, he defended his country by deploying to Iraq. For those reasons, Mark Orwat has been absent from the Armed Forces Men's Triathlon Championship for two years. He hopes to make a triumphal return as a member of the All-Army team in the 2010 event, which takes place June 5 at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif.

  • Goal!

    Jun 18, 2010

    Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science students, from left, Alpha Nguyen, Michael Delano and Kendall Liggin look on as Julie Wells celebrates her team's goal in a robot soccer match June 10 at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Senate staffers visit Fort Carson to review DES pilot

    Jun 18, 2010

    Two Senate Veterans Affairs Committee staff members met with Evans Army Community Hospital leaders June 4 as part of a Disability Evaluation System pilot fact-finding trip to Fort Carson.

  • The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year ceremony

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Secretary reads, celebrates Army's 235th with youth at CDC

    Jun 18, 2010

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh continued the 235th Army Birthday celebration with the reading of this year's Army birthday book June 17, at Fort Myer's Child Development Center.

  • DSOY competitors at the board

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Strong Beginnings graduates first class

    Jun 18, 2010

    USAG DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. - The Strong Beginnings program at the U.S. Army Garrison Detroit Arsenal Child Development Center celebrated their first graduating class June 10 in a ceremony in the auditorium of building 200.

  • 3rd ID Field Artillery CSM makes a difference in his Soldiers' lives

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, Iraq - The Vietnam War had a tremendous impact on the lives of many people, especially following the fall of Saigon in April 1975. In particular, the war impacted Command Sgt. Maj. Hai Dang and his Family, who immigrated to the U.S. following the war's end. Along with an estimated 1.4 million refugees who resettled to the United States, was the command sergeant major of 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, Command Sgt. Maj. Dang. He came with his mother, sister, two brothers, and three aunts. Life in a new country wasn't easy and brought with it many things that took getting used to.

  • Hunter employees briefed on hurricanes, severe weather

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- "Make a plan, get a kit, and stay informed" was the message to Hunter Army Airfield Soldiers, Family Members, and DoD Civilians at their annual Hurricane Briefing held June 9 at the Hunter Post Theater.

  • 3,000-strong suit up for 2010 Army Birthday Run

    Jun 18, 2010

    An estimated 3,000 Soldiers, Marines and Army civilians participated in the 2010 Army Birthday Run at Fort Myer, Va., June 18, 2010.

  • R.I. joins 48 other states in adopting Military Community Covenant on June 14

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Register now for absentee ballot

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- "There are potentially six million military voters that could vote in the upcoming election," said Louisa Sigman, voting assistance officer with Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Directorate of Human Resources. "Many people may think this year is an off-year election, but Americans will be voting on 38 seats for the U.S. Senate, all 434 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and 39 state or territorial governor seats."

  • Woman promotes support for military families

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Stewart-Hunter Garrison Budget 101: Family & MWR programs and facilities

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Part 4 of the Stewart-Hunter garrison budget series, this one focusing on Nonappropriated Funds and their effect on Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs and facilities.

  • Fort Carson, community leaders discuss partnership

    Jun 18, 2010

    Fort Carson and local community members met at Alternate Escapes to discuss ways to better support Soldiers and their Families through the Warrior Family Community Partnership.

  • Slideshow: The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition - Day 4

    Jun 18, 2010

    The penultimate day of the competition portion of the 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year had our basic combat training drill sergeants complete the Army Physical Fitness Test and appear before a board of command sergeants major.

  • 260th QM changes command

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- The 260th Quartermaster Battalion held a change of command ceremony as Lt. Col. Robert J. Dixon relinquished command to Lt. Col. James L. Brown at Marne Garden at Fort Stewart, June 10.

  • Army Hands over Depot Control in Ceremony

    Jun 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army held a Deactivation Ceremony as a sign all activities required to close the Newport Chemical Depot (NECD) have been successfully completed.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Fort Leavenworth celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 18, 2010

    Fort Leavenworth celebrates the 235th Army birthday.

  • Stewart, Hunter celebrate Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 18, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield leaders celebrated the Army 235th birthday with a cake cutting ceremony held at the 3rd Infantry Division Museum and at the Hunter Club, June 14.

  • TF Marne Soldier overcomes past, excels as mechanic

    Jun 18, 2010

  • 235th Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 18, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) performed a Twilight Tattoo ceremony in celebration of the U.S. Army's 235th birthday at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, 2010. The Old Guard's motto is Noli Me Tangere (from Latin: - Touch me Not).

  • 2/58 welcomes new battalion commander

    Jun 18, 2010

    The Ranger Training Brigade's former deputy commander, LTC Martin Barr, became the new battalion commander of 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, during a change of command ceremony June 16 at Kannell Field.

  • New commander takes over 1/50 battalion

    Jun 18, 2010

    LTC Michael Hastings took the lead of the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, during a change of command ceremony June 15 at Kannell Field. The new position is Hastings' third assignment at Fort Benning.

  • What it takes: High school cadets develop skills at on-post camp

    Jun 18, 2010

    Each summer, students from across the state participate in the week-long cadet leadership course and learn skills from how to march to overcoming fears. A second cycle of cadets from the Atlanta area also completed the course June 14-18.

  • BAMC summer program offers valuable experience for youth

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center Volunteer Services kicked off the annual youth volunteer summer program June 10, with an orientation for more than 55 volunteers.

  • Fort Sam celebrates Army's Birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As the nation celebrated the 235th Army Birthday and Flag Day June 14 so did Soldiers and Family members of the Fort Sam Houston community. A celebration was held at the post flagpole to reflect on the Army's history and honor our nation's flag.

  • First pitch

    Jun 18, 2010

    The Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westhphal, throws out the first pitch while Derek Jeter, Robinson Cano and CC Sabathia look on during the NY Yankees June 15 home game that celebrated the US Army's 235th Birthday.

  • Time to celebrate lives of cancer survivors

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Medical Center Cancer Care hosted their Fourth Annual National Cancer Survivors Day at the BAMC Medical Mall June 12, recognizing and supporting the lives of cancer survivors.

  • Students, Soldiers celebrate JAG Day at elementary school

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The laughter of children mingled with the sounds of motivation and encouragement from Soldiers as both took a day to enjoy fun and games during Judge Advocate General Day at Patrick Henry Elementary School May 20. During JAG Day at the school, Soldiers of the 100th Brigade Support Battalion had the opportunity to spend time playing games and helping children understand the importance of staying active.

  • Classic car tour stops on Sill

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Visitors to the Old Post Quadrangle June 8, may have thought they were in an episode of the old TV show "The Untouchables" when they saw 19 Model A Fords parked outside the Fort Sill Museum administrative office. The cars, which were built between 1927 and 1931, were part of a national Model A Touring Club whose owners were visiting Fort Sill as part of their tour of Oklahoma.

  • The Old Guard, 4-3 Battalion Change of Responsibility

    Jun 18, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice Jackson (left), outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. for 4th Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment, passes the NCO sword to Command Sgt. Maj. David Martel,

  • Be prepared before Mother Nature strikes

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Did you know ... the tornado that ripped through Oklahoma City and cut a mile-wide swath of destruction in May 1999, formed just northeast of Fort Sill' As I type this, thunder, Mother Nature's artillery, is booming across southwest Oklahoma. While other parts of Oklahoma have been pounded by severe weather this spring and summer, Fort Sill has been very lucky. However, we do have a plan in place if the post is ever smacked by a tornado.

  • 1st Infantry Division honors fallen heroes

    Jun 18, 2010

  • Family shares passion for tennis

    Jun 18, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- "Come to the ball. Move your feet. Now for your backhand. Good."

  • HHS student realizes the limit does not exist

    Jun 18, 2010

    A small percentage of students can say they received the highest score on every science-oriented advanced placement test by the end of their sophomore year. Such a student is Heidelberg High School junior Kevin Burdge, and after coming to school wearing a Darth Vader costume and conducting countless scientific experiments, he has the chance to build upon his diverse interests this summer as he participates in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Research Science Institute.

  • Korean students learn to cope with fire emergencies

    Jun 18, 2010

    Louie, an 8-year-old student from the J-House English Language School in Dongducheon, spraying water to simulate an emergency situation with Kwon Soon-cheol, a Casey Garrison firefighter, during a field tour to the fire station June 4. Twenty-one students 6 to 11 years old visited the fire station to learn what firefighters do during an emergency. The tour was conducted in English by fire station staff members to help the students practice English.

  • Racing season reopens at Casey 500 Go-Cart Track

    Jun 18, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered at the Casey 500 Go-Cart Track May 29 for the season reopening.

  • Warriors kick off Memorial Day Fun Run

    Jun 18, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON - On a day when the United States solemnly remembered its living and deceased veterans, servicemembers in Uijeongbu paid homage to those who came before them by participating in the Memorial Day 5K Fun Run at Red Cloud Garrison May 31.

  • Rangers receive medals for combat valor

    Oct 7, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Valor and sacrifice were recognized during a combat awards ceremony for members of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment June 10.

  • An Army War College send-off for retiring commandant

    Oct 14, 2011

    The Army War College community bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Robert M. Williams and his family, at a ceremony June 17 on Carlisle Barracks' historic parade grounds. The ceremony officially marked the end of a 36-year career in uniform for the outgoing Army War College commandant.

  • Fourth of July schedule is released

    Jun 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Soldiers, civilians and families are invited to a myriad of activities as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation honor and celebrate America's Independence Day, here, July 4.

  • Children encouraged to voice their opinions in Military Child in Hawaii study

    Jun 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Why do some families stationed in Hawaii choose public, private or parochial schools'

  • Sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain, illness

    Jun 17, 2010

    SCHOFIELDAca,!E+BARRACKS, Hawaii - Studies have shown that sleep-deprived people eat more snacks.

  • Soldiers compete in Garuda Shield 2010 sports day

    Jun 17, 2010

    BANDUNG, Indonesia -- America's partnership with nations across southeast Asia was on display June 9 as soldiers of seven countries took a break from building projects and training exercises to play sports at the Mason Pines Hotel and the Infantry Training Center, here.

  • Warriors battle for track, field awards

    Jun 17, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Though they run nearly every day for physical training, more commonly known as PT, Soldiers from Warrior Country came to the Casey Garrison's Schoonover Bowl June 5 to put their speed and skills to the test at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Track and Field Championship.

  • Team Hawaii plans repeat victory at Ten-Miler

    Jun 17, 2010

    WHEELERAca,!E+ARMYAca,!E+AIRFIELD, Hawaii - They crossed the finish line first, second, third, fourth.

  • DOL expresses 'neighborly' concern for disabled children

    Jun 17, 2010

    Red Cloud Garrison Directorate of Logistics and Naruter Home employees unload DOL's donation of 100 boxes of water, 10 boxes of cup noodles and three bags for the home that cares for mentally challenged children during a visit May 28 in Yangju. DOL employees also donated 1.2 million Won to the home that it has been supporting the past three years as part of its community relations effort.

  • Intrepid Warriors fall short of Eighth Army 10-Miler records

    Jun 17, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON South Korea - Against inclement weather, Warriors from all garrisons on the peninsula gathered in Carey Fitness Center June 12 for the annual running of the Eighth U.S. Army Annual 10- Miler. The race is held to determine who will represent the Eighth U.S. Army for the annual race Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C.

  • Continuous Process Improvement

    Jun 17, 2010

    What is it' Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) is a strategic approach for developing a culture of continuous improvement in the areas of reliability, process cycle times, costs in terms of less total resource consumption, quality, and productivity. Deployed effectively, it increases quality and productivity, while reducing waste and cycle time.

  • Country artists make surprise stop at Carson

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Forty minutes of heavy rain and hail couldn't dampen the spirits of about 300 Fort Carson community members who braved the weather June 11 to attend a free country music concert at Iron Horse Park. The Tyler Reeve Band and Bluebird CafAfA songwriters and up and coming country singers Cory Branan, Dave Pahanish, Ashley Ray, Brad Tursi, Heather Morgan and Troy Olsen all volunteered to make Fort Carson an added stop on the Country Throwdown 2010 concert tour.

  • Derby lures young anglers to local fishing ponds

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Between 250 and 300 young anglers and their families participated in the Fort Sill annual Kids Fishing Derby Saturday at Minor ponds here. The free public event featured a chance to take home lunkers, or the big catch, for children ages 3 through 15. There were also information booths and clinics, free food, an award ceremony and raffle drawings for fishing tackle during the three-hour event, which began at 7:30 a.m. "We're teaching safety, sportsmanship and conservation," said Mark Conklin, Sportsmen Services' Fish and Wildlife supervisor, who coordinated the event. "We've had a pretty good breeze, it's not too hot and the kids are enjoying it."

  • 4-3 Change of Responsibility

    Jun 17, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice Jackson, outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. for 4th Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment, relinquishes responsibility to Sgt. Maj. Reginald Cooper during a Change of Responsibility ceremony at Summerall Field on Fort Myer, Va., June 17.

  • Field Artillery Museum earns award

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The Field Artillery Museum received the 2010 Army Historical Foundation Excellence in Museums Award at a ceremony this week in Arlington, Va. "This is awesome news and we are so proud of the FA Museum and the whole staff," Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill Commanding General Maj. Gen. David Halverson said in a news release. "Personally, I'm not surprised, as we have a great team and they have done so much."

  • Human Resources Command cases colors for move to Fort Knox

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, Va., cased its colors on June 16 in preparation of the command's move to Fort Knox, Ky.

  • ASAP office to relocate and offer improved service

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--By James Brabenec To improve alcohol and drug abuse services, the Army recently combined clinical services with testing, education, counseling, prevention and training under the oversight of the Installation Management Command. In response to this change, the staff of the Fort Sill Life Fitness Center - Army Substance Abuse Program office will move to a new location, Building 3415 at the corner of Miner and Babcock roads on post. The move will meet the basic tenet of the realignment providing sufficient space for the existing ASAP staff and their counterparts from Reynolds Army Community Hospital clinical services.

  • Army Birthday - Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Old Guard hosts a special Twilight Tattoo performance at Fort Myer, Va., June 16, in honor of the Army Birthday.

  • Chaplain funds assist Soldiers, family members

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--By Courtney Griggs One of the Fort Sill chaplain's office's priorities is to raise money to directly benefit Soldiers and families. From children to injured Soldiers, the chapels on post have special offerings for groups of all shapes and sizes. "The chief of chaplains has a mandatory annual designated offering for the Wounded Soldiers fund," said Chaplain (Col.) Jerry Jones. "All chapels in the United States Army receive this offering. It is dispersed to Warrior Transition Units across the globe."

  • Signal Soldiers get combat ready

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The different signal units on post did more than cross paths June 7 through 10. As part of the Voices Warrior Leader Challenge, Soldiers from 258th Signal Company, 529th Signal Company and 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery joined together to go back to basics. The Soldiers are normally responsible for setting up communications for their respective brigades during a field training exercise, but instead they took time to train themselves. The skills they practiced were the basics of soldiering. Capt. Drew Allen, 258th Signal Company, came up with the idea after realizing what his Soldiers would be in for when they deploy.

  • Panther Battalion celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Basic trainees and cadre members of 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, celebrated the Army birthday June 14 during a ceremony on Sand Hill.

  • Fort Carson celebrates Army's 235th Birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---Cpl. Jason Daniels, a food service specialist with 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, puts the final touches on one of two Army Birthday cakes served at the celebratory lunch June 14 at Fort Carson's Raider Dining Facility. About 1,000 people attended the lunch, which featured a special menu which included prime rib, lobster tail, crab legs as well as the two cakes decorated by Daniels and Spc. Bobby Garrett, also with the 2nd Bn., 8th Inf. Reg.

  • Fort Carson DFMWR gets 'smart' with new sustainable fleet vehicles

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.---The "Smart Cars" traveling the streets of Fort Carson are a new addition to the post's administrative vehicle fleet.

  • Soldiers from Iraq to Indiana celebrate Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    Soldiers in Iraq and the U.S. celebrated the Army's 235th birthday in a variety of non-conventional ways, enjoying the occasion with morale-boosting runs, barbecues and concerts.

  • Can a household of 14 run like clockwork' Find out in Cheaper by the Dozen

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Family Theatre's biggest production of the year is truly a family affair. The 1920s musical, Cheaper by the Dozen, concerns the exploits of the Gilbreths, an exciting, if expansive, family with an efficiency expert at the helm. And it's running through June 19.

  • Pioneers rally past Outriders

    Jun 17, 2010

    It may have taken most of the game to get the lead, but the Pioneers rallied in the bottom of the sixth inning, scoring seven runs to claim a 10-9 victory in intramural softball June 10 at Gowdy Field.

  • Benning Blackhawks battle in city playoffs

    Jun 17, 2010

    After recording an 11-5 regular-season record and beating a previously undefeated team, the Child Youth and School Services Blackhawks, scored a first for Fort Benning in the Sally Little League's Jack Cook Tournament, the city playoffs.

  • Fort Lee celebrates Army birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- Fort Lee celebrated the Army's 235th birthday and Flag Day.

  • Vietnam vets tour Carson airfield

    Jun 17, 2010

    Veterans, from the 213th Assault Support Helicopter Company "Black Cats," toured the Fort Carson Butts Army Airfield as part of their biennial alumni reunion. The vets were mechanics, pilots and flight engineers of CH-47 Chinooks who served in Vietnam in the late 1960s.

  • Warrant Officer Summit addresses 'legacy'

    Jun 17, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Jon L. Trost discussed the Army's Warrant Officer program's future at the inaugural Warrant Officer Summit, June 9.

  • Fort Rucker voting assistance officers aid Soldiers

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Though some states' primary elections have already occurred, Soldiers and Families wishing to vote in states' pending elections may contact voting assistance officers here for questions regarding voting, registration and absentee ballots.

  • Spotting suspicious activities helps community

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Knowing how to spot suspicious or out-of-the-ordinary activities is essential to helping protect the post community, according to Fort Rucker's Installation Anti-Terrorism Officer.

  • Fort Lee ACS earns best medium ACS

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- Fort Lee's own Army Community Service recently received an award of excellence for a medium-sized installation.

  • Soldier Show 27.0 -- entertainment for Soldiers, by Soldiers

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "For the Soldier, by the Soldier" is the U.S. Army Soldier Show's motto, and a cast of 22 performers entertained more than 1,500 peers, Families and community residents during the annual Broadway-style productions at the Post Theater June 10-12.

  • Army's top graphic designer is passionate about her work

    Jun 17, 2010

    Venus Sung, a graphic designer for the Fort Wainwright Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Marketing Department recently won the grand prize in the Edge Family and MWR Command contest.

  • Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle (LEMV) Agreement Signed

    Jun 17, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - On June 14, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command signed an agreement to develop a state-of-the-art hybrid airship that will provide persistent time-on station for additional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to the theater commander.

  • Quartermaster School supports nationwide exercise

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va (June 17, 2010) -- It's not often that instructors can take a hiatus away from the teaching platform.

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