Archive: Jun 2010

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  • RDECOM NCOs convene at Tobyhanna Army Depot

    Jun 17, 2010

    Noncommissioned officers from U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command convened here June 14-18 to conduct professional development training and to view the processes and procedures of the Department of Defense's premier depot operation.

  • 'Guns' misfire against Hedgehogs in intramural softball

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- After a slow start, B Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment Hedgehogs defeated 6th Military Police Detachment Guns and Hoses 16-5 in an intramural softball game June 10.

  • USACAPOC(A) On Confidence Course

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • Tanks Rolling In

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- Seven M1A2 Abrams tanks christened the new rail spur on the Ordnance Campus at Fort Lee June 10.

  • Buying a Home in Alaska - Financing - Part 2 in a 4-part series

    Jun 17, 2010

    Tips on financing a home in Alaska.

  • Five Soldiers charged in murders of Afghans

    Jun 17, 2010

    Five Soldiers have been charged with the premeditated murders of three Afghan civilians.

  • Enterprise High School 'more than expected'

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- This August, students attending Enterprise High School have a new place to call "home." The new, 520,000- square-foot facility is nearing completion at the corner of Main Street and Boll Weevil Circle and is scheduled to be ready for the first day of school, Aug. 23.

  • Fort Rucker firefighter receives prestigious award

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Spc. Josh Seligman said he didn't become a firefighter to win awards, even though he was recently named the Army's 2009 Military Firefighter of the Year.

  • Soldiers say 'I do' to Red, White and Blue

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 17, 2010) -- "Is that really a question'" posed Spc. Adrian Lungu, a U.S. Army Reserve Soldier from Fort Totten, N.Y., when asked how he thought his life would change after becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States here Tuesday.

  • Father's Day Activities offer something for entire Family

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff offer several on-post opportunities to treat dads during Father's Day this June 20.

  • Fort Rucker community bikers ride for faith, fun

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Community bikers bonded together over faith and motorcycles during the post chapel's first fellowship ride June 5.

  • 1st Bn., 13th Avn. Regt. welcomes new commander

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "Swift and Deadly" Soldiers welcomed a new commander, Lt. Col. Darren Cox, during a change of command ceremony June 15 at Howze Field.

  • Beware of scams and hoaxes targeting Soldiers and families

    Jun 17, 2010

    When conducting any sort of business, such as renting a home, buying a car or entering a work-at-home agreement you should keep in mind that if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.

  • Webster, Pillsbury and Hunzeker tour Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

    Jun 17, 2010

    Lt. Gen. William G. Webster (Left), Third Army commanding general, leads a discussion with Lt. Gen. James H. Pillsbury (Center), U.S. Army Materiel Command deputy commanding general, and Lt. Gen. Kenneth Hunzeker (Right), deputy commanding general, Multi-National Force Aca,!" Iraq, during a tour of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, following the Third Army Nickel II Conference held at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 8. The purpose of the event was to coordinate, synchronize and prioritize the end-to-end retrograde and redeployment of personnel, equipment, sustainment stocks and capabilities from Iraq, and to synchronize equipment disposition and sustainment across Third ArmyAca,!a,,cs Area of Responsibility in support of buildup operations (Photo by Cpl. Brandon Babbitt, 203rd Public Affairs Detachment).

  • Future aviators learn to fly CH-47F models at Fort Rucker

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Knox Army Heliport is now home to three new CH-47F Chinooks.

  • First SCoE commander leaves legacy

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 18) -- Under a bright, blue Virginia sky, Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers passed the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command colors to Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross June 11 at Williams Stadium.

  • Anniston celebrates the Army's birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army turned 235 years old on June 14 and Anniston Army Depot joined in the celebration with two events that recognized the Soldiers on the installation as well as the civilian workforce's support of the military.

  • Fort Wainwright children wish Army "many more" with birthday celebration

    Jun 17, 2010

    Fort Wainwright kids help celebrate Army's birthday.

  • ARRA: Corps of Engineers removes toxins from soil near Virginia lake

    Jun 17, 2010

    Wilmington District manages project with expertise from Omaha District. Four areas were decontaminated of dioxin, DDT, fuel and lead.

  • Fort Rucker boxer competes at Women's National Golden Gloves

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 132 pounds, amateur female boxer Tiffany "Twinkle Toes" Coussens competes in the Women's National Golden Gloves in Hollywood, Fla., that take place June 15-19.

  • Purposeful motorcycle ride prevents injuries, accidents

    Jun 17, 2010

    Unit takes a group motorcycle ride to promote bike safety.

  • First sergeant course helps prepare senior NCOs for future duties

    Jun 17, 2010

    First sergeants were given the opportunity to talk with other Soldiers in different operational sections in the brigade and take a more in-depth look at the responsibilities they will have once becoming first sergeants.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. David Padilla

    Jun 17, 2010

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. David Padilla

  • 1-5 Infantry prepares for mountain combat

    Jun 17, 2010

    Infantry trains in the mountains of Alaska.

  • Makani Pahili 2010 debuts emerging rapid response capability

    Jun 17, 2010

    Each year,the local and state Hawaii government, U.S. Federal Government and Department of Defense participate in a statewide scenario-driven hurricane preparation exercise known as Makani Pahili, which means "strong wind" in Hawaiian, held this year May 24 through June 4.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Christopher H. Dinh

    Jun 17, 2010

    Civilia Spotlight: Getting to know Christopher H. Dinh

  • Yankees honor U.S. Army's 235th Birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    The New York Yankees recognized the U.S. Army in honor of its 235th Birthday. Pre-game activities included an Army color guard, deployed Soldier "shoutouts" and the Undersecretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, throwing out the first pitch.

  • Detroit Arsenal participates in Vigilant Guard exercise

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Detroit Arsenal participated in a multi-state exercise this week designed to improve command, control and operational relationships with civilian and military partners at the local, regional, state and national levels.

  • USACAPOC(A) Range

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • 21st TSC top Soldiers compete for title of Warrior, Warrior Leader of the Year

    Jun 17, 2010

    It was all heart and determination for the nine participants who competed in this year's grueling three-day competition to become the Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Year for the 21st Theater Sustainment Command here June 13-15.

  • Army Corps of Engineers to suspend Nationwide Permit 21 in Appalachian Region

    Jun 17, 2010

    Suspension of streamlined permitting for surface coal mining projects applies to six states: Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • First Army celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    The First Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Thomas G. Miller (second from left), and command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling (third from left), are flanked by First Army Headquarters' oldest Soldier, Chap. (Col.) James DeCamp (left), Reserve component training integrator chaplain, and its youngest Soldier, Spc. Tifani Hightower (right), mail room clerk, during the unit's Army birthday celebration held Monday at Fort Gillem.

  • Price promoted to captain, command celebrates

    Jun 17, 2010

    "He's an exceptionally bright individual, only he doesn't quite get this Minnesota football thing," said Brig. Gen. Larry Wyche, commander, Joint Munitions Command, jokingly of newly promoted Capt. Clarence Price.

  • Fort's final Army Hooah Race sends community running

    Jun 17, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Hundreds of runners raced through the streets of Atlanta during the ninth annual Army Hooah Race Saturday, pushing themselves and each other through the gates of Fort McPherson and across the finish line at Hedekin Field.

  • Reserve Soldiers and Warrior Task Training

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command (Airborne)'s top 14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers from across the nation are competing to become this year's Best Warrior, Soldier or NCO category.

  • Retirees: Appreciation doesn't end with day of events

    Jun 17, 2010

    Tomorrow marks the final Retiree Appreciation Day event to be held at Fort McPherson. While this milestone marks the end of an era in providing this annual event, it does not mark an immediate end to the services we provide our military retiree community.

  • CECOM Presents at Installation Technology Showcase

    Jun 17, 2010

    The Army Communications-Electronics Command participated in the Aberdeen Proving Ground Technology Showcase event June 16 to 17 in the Amoss Center at Harford Technical High School. Presented by Harford Community College, the event themed "Science Serving Soldiers," served as a venue to showcase technology and research and development contract opportunities available that are managed by organizations headquartered at APG.

  • Watervliet kicks off weeklong Army Birthday celebrations

    Jun 17, 2010

    As part of a weeklong Army Birthday Celebration, Arsenal Commander Col. Scott N. Fletcher kicked off the events by speaking at the Village of Menands Military Appreciation Picnic on June 13.

  • USACAPOC(A) Marches on with Best Warrior

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • Fort McPherson wishes Army "Happy 235th birthday"

    Jun 17, 2010

    Soldiers, Civilian employees, Family members and retirees of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem communities gathered to celebrate the Army's 235th birthday during a day of celebration Tuesday. Celebrations took place all across Fort McPherson, but were mainly focused around Hedekin Field.

  • Army testing fuel cell technology for Abrams tank

    Jun 17, 2010

    The U.S. Army is testing fuel cell technology for an auxiliary power unit which can bring more electrical power on board an Abrams tank.

  • The Department of the Army Hosts a Special Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 17, 2010

    Soldiers from The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" performed a special Army Birthday Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall, June 16.

  • Middletown breaks ground on new Armed Forces Reserve Center

    Jun 17, 2010

  • U.S. KFOR Soldiers experience Catholic mass at Kosovo shrine

    Jun 17, 2010

    A Roman Catholic chaplain from Multinational Battle Group East (MNBG E) led a mass at the renowned Shrine of the Black Madonna on June 12 for United States KFOR Soldiers. Chap. (Capt.) Timothy Meier, Los Altos, Calif., said that while KFOR chaplains have joined local priests in celebrating mass at area churches before, this mass was unique because it was held in English specifically for U.S. KFOR troops.

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Combatives

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • Welcome, Sir: Milano takes command of Fort Jackson

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Maj. Gen. James Milano assumed command of Fort Jackson from Brig. Gen. Bradley May yesterday during a change of command ceremony at the Officers' Club.

  • USACE hosts US, German firms to provide overview on hospital replacement project

    Jun 17, 2010

    FRANKFURT, Germany - More than 230 architects and engineers representing 57 U.S. and German A/E firms received information on an upcoming project that will eventually replace the aging Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and Ramstein Air Base Clinic.

  • Kindergarten-bound children in Bamberg achieve social, transitional goals

    Jun 17, 2010

    BAMBERG, Germany - Children from BambergAca,!a,,cs Strong Beginnings program took to the stage June 17 to celebrate a year of integrated learning and elementary school preparation. Children showcased the knowledge they acquired in the 2009/2010 session to the audience, emphasizing the language, group-work and social etiquette skills ascertained during the year.

  • USACAPOC(A) Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 17, 2010

    14 Soldiers and Noncommissioned officers compete for this year's U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations (Airborne) Best Warrior Competition at Fort Bragg.

  • Muthanna improves with projects

    Jun 17, 2010

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

  • Army Birthday Capitol Hill cake-cutting

    Jun 17, 2010

    Army senior leaders participated in a cake-cutting ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the Army's 235th birthday.

  • Commentary: Army Family Action Plan, a process for improving quality of life

    Jun 17, 2010

    As the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, one of the most important duties I have is overseeing the Army Family Action Plan process.

  • Army engineers award 54.3 million euro contract for housing construction in Wiesbaden

    Jun 17, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - USACE awarded a two-year, 54.3 million euro contract to construct 278 townhouses on the Wiesbaden Army Airfield.

  • Cadet Leadership Training prepares future Army officers in battlefield exercises

    Jun 17, 2010

    More than 800 West Point cadets participated in Cadet Leadership Development Training, whether engaged in the actual training exercise, in administrative positions or as role players. Trainer team officers and noncommissioned officers observed cadets from mission planning to execution, evaluating their performances throughout. From May 23-June 11, cadets discovered their inner warrior through a series of events ranging from mounting offensive and defensive strategies in Platoon Attack, negotiation with host nation leaders in Combat Outpost and stress fire exercises on the range.

  • 3-34th drill sergeants battle for 'best'

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment pitted drill sergeant against drill sergeant in its Best Drill Sergeant Competition June 10.

  • Go Power Team

    Jun 17, 2010

    402nd AFSB employee with Saints Cheerleaders

  • MACH welcomes new commander

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Col. Ramona Fiorey took command of Fort Jackson's Moncrief Army Community Hospital from Col. Nancy Hughes in a ceremony Tuesday at the Officers' Club.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Temperatures nearing triple digits could not wilt the celebratory spirit as members of the Fort Jackson community gathered Monday in front of Post Headquarters in recognition of the Army's 235th birthday.

  • Crystal Clear: Father receives reward in hugs, kisses

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- On Jan. 23, 2009, I had to do something for which my military training had thankfully prepared me. In the middle of the night, I was awakened by something that despite all the preparation in the world, one can never fully prepare: my wife's water broke.

  • Complete game: Soldiers cheer for Army heroes, Blowfish

    Jun 17, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- For the third straight year, Fort Jackson has teamed with the Columbia Blowfish baseball club and the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the Army's birthday with baseball, hot dogs and fireworks.

  • Iraqi role players add realism to cadet training

    Jun 17, 2010

    Realism is an essential part of combat training that future military leaders need to be effective on the battlefield, which is why for the entire block of Cadet Leadership Development Training at West Point, the faces of friends and enemies did not belong to Soldiers from another unit but to actual Iraqi nationals.

  • 413th receives four stars during leadership visit

    Jun 17, 2010

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey J. Mellinger included a visit to the 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, during a recent tour of the Pacific. Dunwoody is the commanding general of the Army Materiel Command and Mellinger is the organizationAca,!a,,cs senior enlisted advisor. The two were in the Pacific to visit AMC assets and attend briefings and meetings with AMC supported organizations. The 413th is an Expeditionary Contracting Command unit.

  • West Point faculty assists National Military Academy of Afghanistan

    Jun 17, 2010

    The histories of many military teaching institutions often begin in a period of uncertainty, in a time when the need for leaders surpasses the resources available to train them. There has never been a time like the present for the National Military Academy of Afghanistan to begin its own tradition of creating leaders of character. Fortunately, West Point is there to help the Afghan National Army establish and improve the Kabul-based academy in the midst of the Global War on Terror. Every year, U.S. Military Academy faculty members deploy voluntarily to lend expertise to their NMAA counterparts.

  • Army directs global inspection of armor plates

    Jun 17, 2010

  • Gates: Budget request reflects Pentagon's reform agenda

    Jun 17, 2010

    The fiscal 2011 defense budget request continues and builds on the reforms of the fiscal 2010 budget, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the Senate Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on defense Wednesday.

  • Plays bring message of healing from ancient Greece

    Jun 17, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany - Though over the past few years the military community has placed increased emphasis on the psychological impact of war, the issue is certainly not a new one and Soldiers and community members at U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels saw just how ancient it is during a special performance at the post theater.

  • Eighth Army celebrates U.S. Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 17, 2010

    SEOUL - The United States Army Birthday Ball was held here at Grand Hyatt Hotel June 11 to celebrate the U.S. Army's 235th birthday.

  • A class of their own: Iraqi Army conducts Air Assault training

    Jun 17, 2010

    The 10th Iraqi Army Division's commando battalion taught fellow Iraqi soldiers how to conduct air assault operations at Contingency Operating Station Garryowen, Iraq, June 9. The unit training was assisted by several U.S. units who provided oversight and helped with scheduling the partnership training done by the Iraqis

  • Families of fallen Soldiers presented Gold Star Flags, shed tears

    Sep 26, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- In an informal yet moving ceremony, the Gold Star Flag tradition was carried on for five local Families gathered for a bittersweet presentation of their flags, June 12 at Army Community Service.

  • Army seeks technology development partnerships

    Sep 9, 2011

    The Army's scientific and engineering community showcased research and development contract opportunities during a two-day event June 16-17 at Harford Community College.

  • The Art of War and the War of Art

    Jun 16, 2010

    The Nazi pillaging of art and the Allied effort to return it

  • Slideshow: The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition - Day 3

    Jun 16, 2010

    Day 3 of the competition portion of the 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year had our basic combat training drill sergeants go work through written tests, a training simulator, another day of urban orienteering with surprise tasks and compete in a 17-event obstacle course.

  • ARNG Job Connection Education Program

    Jun 16, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Job Connection Education Program (JCEP) is an Army National Guard (ARNG) employment initiative designed to help improve the quality of life of National Guard Soldiers who are unemployed or under-employed. This is done by improving their ability to seek, obtain, and retain civilian employment through assessing their skills and experiences that lead to updated resumes, effective interview training, job search training, and education and job expositions. The JCEP goal is to connect Soldiers to civilian employment opportunities. JCEP staff work individually with Soldiers and closely with local employers to establish formal relationships that match skills and requirements with potential employers. Classroom activities and practical exercises result in improved Soldier self-confidence, more job interviews, and improved employment rates. Currently, JCEP is operating as a pilot test program out of the Sandage Armory in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Network test on mine resistant vehicles

    Jun 16, 2010

    Members of Program Executive Office - Integration are equipping Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles with Network Integration Kits at the Network Synchronization Center on WSMR. These vehicles will be used in the next Limited User Test this year.

  • Ceremony marks beginning of new leadership for 77th SB

    Jun 16, 2010

    More than a 100 local Army Reserve Soldiers and military dignitaries gathered for an assumption of command ceremony at Fort Dix, N.J. June 12 to welcome the new commander of the 77th Sustainment Brigade, Col. Stephen Falcone.

  • Congress celebrates 235 years of Army's response to call

    Jun 16, 2010

    House and Senate Army Caucus leaders joined Army leadership on Capitol Hill Tuesday night in celebrating the Army's 235th Birthday.

  • Joint Security Station Carver transfers to Iraqi Army

    Jun 16, 2010

    Joint Security Station Carver was transferred from the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division to the 45th Bde., 11th Iraqi Army Division on June 11.

  • Fort Drum sweeps Northeast Soldier, NCO competition

    Jun 16, 2010

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 20, 2010) - A team from U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Drum, N.Y., blew into Fort Lee Tuesday and swept the 2010 Installation Management Command-Northeast Region Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition held at the Regimental Club.

  • Surveys to look at reserve-component medical board process

    Jun 16, 2010

    Members of both the Army Reserve and National Guard have been asked to complete an online survey about their perceptions of the medical review process.

  • U.S. Army reservists aid Indonesia in humanitarian effort

    Jun 16, 2010

    On the outskirts of the heavily-populated and poverty-stricken city of Bandung, American and Indonesian forces have banned together to build a civic center and baby care clinic as part of Operation Garuda Shield 2010, a training and humanitarian exercise in Indonesia.

  • Competitors run to qualify for all-Army 10-miler, gain points for Victory Cup

    Jun 16, 2010

  • Iraqi Federal Police take charge at Task Force Nassir Academy

    Jun 16, 2010

    Iraqi Federal Police took charge of training at Contingency Operating Station Cashe-South, June 12.

  • Third Army conducts drawdown conference

    Jun 16, 2010

    Third Army hosted key leaders from throughout United States Central Command's Area of Responsibility June 8-9 at their forward headquarters in Kuwait for a conference on the drawdown in Iraq and buildup of forces in Afghanistan and reset the U.S. Army.

  • Louisiana Guard begins 'New Horizons' in Haiti

    Jun 16, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard's Task Force Kout Men held an official commencement ceremony for New Horizons Haiti 2010 in Mandrin, Haiti on June 15.

  • JMC Announces Baldrige Examiner

    Jun 16, 2010

    Kelly Gilhooly of the Joint Munitions Command, located on Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., has been appointed by Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to the 2010 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Award, created by public law in 1987, is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive.

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    Jun 16, 2010

    Third Army hosted key leaders from throughout United States Central Command's Area of Responsibility June 8-9 at their forward headquarters in Kuwait for a conference on the drawdown in Iraq and buildup of forces in Afghanistan and reset the U.S. Army.

  • Louisiana National Guardsmen commence New Horizons Haiti

    Jun 16, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard's Task Force Kout Men held an official commencement ceremony for New Horizons Haiti 2010 in Mandrin, Haiti on Jun 15.

  • Corps' Sacramento District wishes Army happy 235th birthday

    Jun 16, 2010

  • Celebrate July 4th With an Army Safe Bang

    Jun 16, 2010

    As the summer kicks into high gear, Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks displays, are just around the corner. The American Pyrotechnics Association reported $940 million in recorded fireworks industry revenue in one recent year.

  • Soldiers first to graduate from language detachments

    Jun 16, 2010

    More than 370 Soldiers graduated June 11 from new language courses meant to prepare them for Afghanistan.

  • Third Army conducts drawdown cnference

    Jun 16, 2010

    Third Army hosted key leaders from throughout United States Central Command's Area of Responsibility June 8-9 at their forward headquarters in Kuwait for a conference on the drawdown in Iraq and buildup of forces in Afghanistan and reset the U.S. Army.

  • Presidio of Monterey Soldiers admire artwork, support from Miami high school students

    Jun 16, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - High-school students from the opposite side of the country showed gratitude and support for Soldiers in the form of artwork and letters June 11.

  • ATC remembers fallen workers in dedication ceremony

    Jun 16, 2010

    Aberdeen Test Center formally marked the deaths of two workers and the serious injury of another in the line of duty exactly one year after a tragic accident on a firing range. The range and its test operations center were renamed in honor of the deceased and an imposing stone monument that honors all three was dedicated.

  • Corps' Sacramento District wishes Army happy 235th birthday

    Jun 16, 2010

  • Fifth Army Inter-American Relations Program visits JFHQ-NCR and Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 16, 2010

    Army Military District of Washington and Maj. Gen. Alfonso Duarte, commander of 2D Military Zone,

  • ASC commander celebrates Army birthday in Chicago

    Jun 16, 2010

    The U.S. Army turned 235 years old on June 14 marking the occasion with a cake-cutting ceremony at the Daley Plaza here. During the event, Maj. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, signed a community covenant with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. The community covenant is a formal commitment of support by communities to Soldiers and families of the Army -- Active, Guard and Reserve.

  • Army testing new JLTVs

    Jun 16, 2010

    The U.S. Army is using the newly built government prototypes of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to refine program requirements through rigorous ballistic, performance and reliability testing.

  • Army Astronaut launches as part of Expedition 24

    Jun 16, 2010

    The Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three new Expedition 24 flight engineers, including Army astronaut Col. Doug Wheelock, bound for the International Space Station lifted off Tuesday.

  • June 8, 2010 - Remarks at the CEO2GOV Conference

    Jun 16, 2010

  • Operation MEND

    Jun 16, 2010

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