Archive: Jun 2010

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  • Out for summer: Future West Point graduates' continue to train

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Col. John Thomson, commanding officer of the 41st Fires Brigade, his wife Holly, as well as the Heart of Texas West Point Society, hosted a reception at the Thomson's residence for the U.S. Military Academy cadets participating in the Cadet Troop Leading Training program, June 10.

  • 2010 Mid-America Army Birthday Ball in St. Louis

    Jun 14, 2010

    Photos from the 2010 Mid-America Army Birthday Ball, held June 12 at the Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel in St. Louis, Mo. Commands represented included U.S. Transportation Command, Army Human Resources Command St. Louis, and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command. Ceremonial duties were performed by the Human Resources Command Honor Guard. Radio personality Dave Glover was the guest speaker, and live music was performed by U.S. Air Force's Starlifter, part of Air Mobility Command's Air Force Band of Mid-America. More photos are available on the SDDC Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/translog

  • West Point celebrates 235th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    The West Point community commemorated the 235th Army Birthday June 14 in two separate events. The 57th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy, Lt. Gen. Buster Hagenbeck, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Mahony, West Point's senior non-commissioned officer, placed wreaths on the graves of former Chiefs of Staff Gen. William C. Westmoreland, USMA Class of 1936 and former Superintendent from 1960-63, and Gen. Bernard W. Rogers, USMA Class of 1943 and former Commandant of Cadets from 1967-69. The community came together at the West Point Club for a cake cutting, flag streamer ceremony and the singing of the Army Song and Happy Birthday to the Army.

  • Quad-City area school benefits from excess furniture program

    Jun 14, 2010

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Rock Island, Ill. - On May 20, the U.S. Army Garrison-Rock Island Arsenal was proud to fulfill a request made by the Jordan Catholic School located in Milan, Ill.

  • June 10, 2010 - AUSA ILW Breakfast remarks as delivered by SecArmy

    Jun 14, 2010

    AUSA ILW Breakfast remarks as delivered by SecArmy on June 10, 2010.

  • Army celebrates 235 years at Birthday Ball on June 12, 2010

    Jun 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army Drill Team presents the Army Birthday cake at the Army Birthday Ball on June 12, 2010.

  • 235th Army Birthday Cake-cutting Ceremony

    Jun 14, 2010

    Throughout its 235-year existence the United States Army has been called on to defend the U.S. and its interests. Every June 14, the Army commemorates the occasion of the Army birthday in ceremonies at our posts, camps and stations.

  • North Dakota Soldiers Return from Haiti Humanitarian Mission

    Jun 14, 2010

    North Dakota Soldiers working in Haiti returned home yesterday after spending more than three weeks there on a humanitarian mission. The Soldiers, who serve with the 191st Military Police Company, left May 19 to take part in the U.S. Southern Command's New Horizons mission.

  • Commander hosts town hall to answer employees' queries

    Jun 14, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Col. Matthew Margotta, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, held several town hall meetings for civilian employees to review recent accomplishments and outline future initiatives, here, and at Fort Shafter, last week.

  • Fort Huachuca celebrates the Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca received a double-dose of history today, when fort personnel and community members celebrated the Army's 235th birthday, as well as the post museum's 50th anniversary.

  • Margotta reminisces about tour as he prepares for change of command

    Jun 14, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The key to being a successful garrison commander is understanding and working within limitations of time, people and money.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground celebrates Army's 235th

    Jun 14, 2010

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground celebrates Army's 235th

    Jun 14, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- America is celebrating the birthday of the United States Army today, June 14, 235 years after its formation before the Revolutionary War.

  • Honouliuli preservation involves work of many hands

    Jun 14, 2010

    KUNIA VILLAGE, Hawaii - On the eastern slopes of the Waianae Mountains, there is a "wahi pana," a "celebrated place," called Honouliuli.

  • U.S. Army Garrison-Rock Island Arsenal Kicks Off 235th Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 14, 2010

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Rock Island Arsenal kicked off the installation's 235th Army Birthday celebration with the reading of this year's Army Birthday Book today by Joel Himsl, Garrison Manager, Rock Island Arsenal, at the Child Development Center.

  • McHugh: Focus must shift to 'generating force'

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Army's system for producing agile, adaptive, creative Soldiers is strained by nine years of war, said the service's secretary.

  • Leadership comes naturally for new NCO

    Jun 14, 2010

    With barely two years in the Army, Sgt. Daniel Foley is leading Soldiers on high risk missions and advising Iraqi Security Forces.

  • 15th Sust Bde hands mission off to the 3rd Sust Bde

    Jun 14, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 15th Sustainment Brigade "Wagonmasters" handed over the sustainment mission for United States Divisions - North and Center to the 3rd Sustainment Brigade during a ceremony here May 25.

  • One military teen's thoughts on ups and downs of Army life

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- Have you ever thought about moving and then changed your mind' Well, when you're a kid, you don't have a choice about where you live. If you are a military teen, you have no choice but to pack your bags and go when the Army calls. There are no "ifs, ands or buts."

  • Fort Polk's new Boundless Playground opens at Catfish Cove

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- There's a new playground on post at Catfish Cove.

  • South Dakota Guard in-briefs Golden Coyote leadership

    Jun 14, 2010

    National Guard leadership and field commanders from 12 states and 40 units came together here at Camp Rapid for the 2010 Golden Coyote training exercise in-brief today.

  • Geronimos hit rotational units hard to prepare them for war

    Jun 14, 2010

    Not many things can scare American Soldiers, but one thing keeps them tense during a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center: The expectation of an encounter with the opposing force, Fort Polk's 1st Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment.

  • Father and Daughter celebrate Father's Day in Afghanistan

    Jun 14, 2010

    Six months ago Angie's husband, CW3 Paul C. Williams gave his wife some bad news. Not only would he be deploying overseas for the second time, but he would take his daughter, Spc. Kristin Elizabeth Lozano a communications specialist in his unit, with him.

  • National Guard: Real heroes of oil spill response, Jindal says

    Jun 14, 2010

    During a visit here on Wednesday, Gov. Bobby Jindal got his first look at the vacuum barges being operated very successfully by the Louisiana National Guard.

  • Sweet revenge: Patch High School swipes DODDS-Europe Division I baseball title from rival Ramstein

    Jun 14, 2010

    For the Patch Panthers' baseball team, victory never tasted so sweet. Patch High School beat longtime rival Ramstein 10-9 for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe Division I Championship May 29 at Ramstein, topping off a perfect 22-0 season like a cherry on an ice cream sundae.

  • 1st Cavalry Division Links

    Jun 14, 2010

    1st Cavalry Division Links

  • Canines, companions enjoy dog day afternoon

    Jun 14, 2010

    Every dog has its day.

  • PHS graduates 126 seniors

    Jun 14, 2010

    Patch High School sent its 31st class out into the world June 10.

  • Pre-K graduates off to 'strong' start

    Jun 14, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Students of U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Strong Beginnings program watch a slide show of their progress throughout the school year during a graduation ceremony June 4.

  • New housing policy gives enlisted families priority on-post

    Jun 14, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- A newly-revised housing policy for U.S. Army Europe requires that all garrisons in Europe house up to 100 percent of all accompanied junior enlisted personnel on post, along with up to 10 percent of accompanied officers and senior enlisted service members.

  • 3rd Infantry Division celebrates Army's 235th birthday with historic review, barbecue

    Jun 14, 2010

    The Task Force Marne and 3rd Infantry Division celebrates the Army's 235 birthday in Iraq.

  • 1AD cuts first cake at Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

  • Customer input welcome at AAFES/DeCA council meetings

    Jun 14, 2010

    Commissary shoppers may have noticed more gluten-free products appearing on the Patch Commissary shelves. Or they may have grabbed a hand sanitizer wipe found at the entrances of all Stuttgart-area commissaries. Both are results of customer input provided through the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Army and Air Force Exchange Service/Defense Commissary Agency quarterly council meetings.

  • Jewish memorial unveiled in USAG Stuttgart

    Jun 14, 2010

  • 235 years strong: 1st Cav celebrates the Army's birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    The "First Team" helps celebrate the U.S. Army's 235th Birthday with a Division Run.

  • Stuttgart NCO named best in IMCOM-Europe

    Jun 14, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- For the fourth year running, a U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Soldier earned the top honor for all noncommissioned officers in Installation Management Command-Europe.

  • Welcome home, 554th MPs!

    Jun 14, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany - Some 170 Wardawgs from the 554th Military Police Company quietly filed into the Panzer Kaserne Fitness Center on May 30, only to be overwhelmed by dozens of cheering and screaming families and friends.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart wishes the U.S. Army a Happy 235th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart wishes the U.S. Army a Happy 235th Birthday

  • USAG Grafenwoehr celebrates Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    Soldiers and family members celebrate the Army's 235th birthday at U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr's Dining Facility, June 14.

  • Countering IED tactics at JRTC

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, prepped for their missions at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC), here, through a series of pre-rotational classes.

  • Mounting MILES at JRTC

    Jun 14, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Soldiers assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, mount multiple integrated laser engagement systems (MILES), June 9, in preparation for the brigade's Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) exercise.

  • The Legacy of Henry O. Flipper in the U.S. Army

    Jun 14, 2010

  • Celebrating the 235th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    This 235th birthday commemorates America's Army - Soldiers, Families and Civilians - who are achieving a level of excellence that is truly Army Strong.

  • Voice of Peace Shura offers chance to discuss Afghan reconciliation and unity

    Jun 14, 2010

    More than 2,000 Afghan citizens attended the Voice of Peace Shura, held in the Chamkani district of Paktya province, June 10, despite attempts by militants to disrupt this gathering.

  • Soldiers focus on safety during day-long event

    Jun 14, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Safety doesn't stop at the job site. A,A That's what officials hoped to get across to more than 650 Soldiers during a 66th Military Intelligence Brigade Safety Stand Down Day May 27.

  • Army spouse enjoys burgeoning art career

    Jun 14, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Mary Johnson doesn't fit the image of the stereotypical artist. A,A She doesn't live the painter's life in a drafty, loft apartment in Paris. Her world is not one of mingling with fellow artists over late night drinks while discussing the next movement in the world of painting. And she certainly doesn't have endless time to spend contemplating her next project. A,A Johnson, an Army spouse and the mother of four young children ranging in age from 4-9, paints whenever she has a free moment in her busy day.

  • USAWC graduates senior military and government leaders

    Jun 14, 2010

    Officers of all military services, federal civilians and international officers celebrated the completion of studies at the U.S. Army War College in a ceremony in the historic Carlisle Barracks parade grounds, June 12.

  • Election, transition proves Iraqi stability

    Jun 14, 2010

    Troops and equipment continue to leave Iraq as the drawdown deadline approaches, and in their place, the Iraqi people are stepping up to take control of their country, a spokesman with U.S. Forces Iraq said.

  • ANA finds weapons on mission to remote village

    Jun 14, 2010

    Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, and their Afghan National Army and police counterparts visited the remote village of Kwajangur for the first time June 6.

  • Celebrating the Army's 235th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2010

    U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden celebrates the Army's 235th Birthday with a look at the history of the U.S. Army, a special birthday lunch and cake cutting.

  • Green Mountain Boys make a difference in Afghanistan

    Jun 14, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va., June 10, 2010 - The soldiers of the Vermont Army National Guard's 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have been working hard to make a difference during their deployment to Afghanistan, the brigade's commander told reporters recently.

  • USAG Livorno salute to 235 years

    Jun 14, 2010

    CAMP DARBY, Italy- Some things get better with age and indeed, I'm happy to say that even well into its 235th year the U.S. Army is becoming more flexible, more innovative, better prepared to tackle the new challenges that we face.

  • Servicemembers celebrate 235th Army birthday with a run

    Jun 14, 2010

  • Tropic Lightning Soldiers compete in USARPAC Warrior Challenge

    Jun 13, 2010

    Spc. Andy James and Sgt. Colin Whyte, represent the 25th Infantry Division in the five-day U.S. Army Pacific 2010 Warrior Challenge June 7-12.

  • Maj. Gen. Hogg takes command of U.S. Army Africa

    Jun 13, 2010

    During a ceremony today at Caserma Ederle's Hoekstra Field, Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg assumed command of U.S. Army Africa.

  • Celebrating the Strength of the Nation: the Army's 235th Birthday

    Jun 13, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> This year marks the 235th birthday of the United States Army. June 14, 1775 saw the creation of the Continental Army to secure the Nation's independence. Since then, generations of Americans have stepped forward to defend our freedoms and global security. These courageous men and women have assisted other countries in protecting their rights, as well as promoting peace. The Soldiers have emerged stronger, and their willingness to serve builds a better future for others.

  • 3rd Infantry Division celebrates the Army's 235th birthday

    Jun 13, 2010

    The 3rd Infantry Division, Task Force Marne, celebrated the Army's 235th Birthday by walking through American History.

  • The 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competitors

    Jun 13, 2010

    The 2010 Drill Sergeants of the Year competitors in ACU and drill sergeant hats. To learn more about the 2010 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition taking place from June 14 to 18 at Fort Monroe and Fort Eustis, Va., go to http://www.army.mil/drillsergeant

  • Funeral Services for New York Army National Guard Officer 1st Lt. Joseph Theinert

    Jun 12, 2010

  • EOD training ends with explosive results

    Jun 12, 2010

    Soldiers from the 663rd Ordnance Company (EOD) recently conducted training and a joint demolition operation with the 1st Bomb Disposal Company, 14th Iraqi Army Division at the Shaiba Training Center in Basra, Iraq.

  • Delegation sees Iraq oil field up close

    Jun 12, 2010

    A delegation of British, Dutch, Italian and Japanese diplomats arrived in Basra to promote international interest in helping Iraq develop its oil industry.

  • Deployed Soldiers compete in best squad competition

    Jun 12, 2010

    Soldiers assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division competed in their battalion's best squad competition at Contingency Operating Site Kalsu.

  • KFOR Soldiers get 'fired up' for Commander's Cup shooting competition

    Jun 12, 2010

    KFOR Soldiers from Multinational Battle Group East (MNBG E) recently competed for the title of "best of the best" during a Commander's Cup shooting competition held here May 29-30. Soldiers from the U.S., Ukraine, Poland, Greece and Armenia got the chance to prove their marksmanship skills on small arms weapon systems of different nations.

  • Center aids in defeating explosive devices

    Jun 11, 2010

    U.S. Army Pacific's newly established Asia-Pacific Counter - Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Center provides servicemembers stationed in the Pacific access to cutting-edge training in the fight to defeat improvised explosive devices.

  • Top NCO, Soldier selected to represent USASMDC/ARSTRAT at DA Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 11, 2010

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command held the Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition June 7-11 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., and Fort Carson, Colo.

  • CCAD Earns Superior Unit Award

    Jun 11, 2010

    Employees and guests waiting for the depot's change of command received an unprecedented surprise when the guest speaker added the unit's first Superior Unit Award streamer to the depot's flag.

  • Army Staff College graduates 985

    Jun 11, 2010

    U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry advised the nearly 1,000 new graduates of the Army's Command and General Staff College to bridge a cultural gap and work with civilians from other government agencies as part of nation-building efforts in Afghanistan.

  • Presidio of Monterey leadership honors volunteers with recognition ceremony

    Jun 11, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Volunteers from the Presidio of Monterey community were honored with a ceremony in the General Stilwell Center, Ord Military Community, June 10.

  • Army staff college graduates 985

    Jun 11, 2010

    U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry advised the nearly 1,000 new graduates of the Army's Command and General Staff College to bridge a cultural gap and work with civilians from other government agencies as part of nation-building efforts in Afghanistan.

  • Guard provides 13 vacuum barges to collect oil on coast

    Jun 11, 2010

    The Louisiana National Guard received approval yesterday evening from the U.S. Coast Guard to field 10 additional vacuum barges, bringing the number approved to 13.

  • The Old Guard Best Warrior Competition

    Jun 11, 2010

    Army skills were put to the test by six high-speed Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) by advanced physical fitness tests, written exams, urban warfare simulations, board interviews, and Warrior tasks and drills pertinent to the operating environments of today.

  • USACE critical agreement moves Everglades restoration forward

    Jun 11, 2010

    Landmark agreement vital to continuing the restoration of the Everglades was signed by the Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District. Project will provide water storage essential to areaAca,!a,,cs health and viability.

  • Concepts Analysis Laboratory Expansion Complete

    Jun 11, 2010

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala. - The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) Concepts Analysis Laboratory expansion was officially completed with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and an open house on June 9 to introduce the recently expanded facility to visitors and command employees.

  • Army Officials to Name Weapon System

    Jun 11, 2010

    In celebration of the 235th Army Birthday, Army Officials will hold a Weapons System Naming Ceremony Monday, June 14, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the Pentagon at the Hall of Heroes.

  • TACOM LCMC volunteers support Soldiers through FRA

    Jun 11, 2010

    Members of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command family have a reputation of responding to the call to duty in support of America's Armed Forces at its Forward Repair Activity in Kuwait. Volunteers from Anniston Army Depot's skilled workforce are a part of the picture.

  • New ANAD recycling office now open

    Jun 11, 2010

    The new ANAD recycling center will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified, meaning it was built to strict environmental standards. Webb said he believes the building will attain a silver rating, the second of four possible levels, once LEED inspectors finalize their results in two months

  • Welding modernization underway at ANAD

    Jun 11, 2010

    Not much has changed by way of welding here in the last 20 years, but that's all about to change. The depot is working to revolutionize processes and facilities surrounding this crucial, metal-melding skill by remodeling its welding bays and bringing in safer, more efficient welding equipment.

  • Chen speaks, performs at ANAD Asian Pacific American Heritage events

    Jun 11, 2010

    Da Chen, author of <i>Colors of the Mountain</i> and other books about his native China, was the keynote speaker for Anniston Army Depot's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month events on May 26 at the DeSoto Pastime Center and Berman Varner House.

  • 2009 top drill sergeants reflect on basic combat training, experiences

    Jun 11, 2010

    As their tenure as the 2009 Drill Sergeants of the Year draws to a close, active-duty Sgt. 1st Class Michael Johnston and Reserve Staff. Sgt. Joshua Marshall shared their experiences on how their lives had changed since the competition and their personal thoughts on drill sergeants, the quality of training and their time at TRADOC.

  • Army War College celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 11, 2010

  • MCCC students play golf with wounded warriors

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Maneuver Captains Career Course students used the game of golf to reach out to a group of wounded warriors June 8.

  • Election, transition proves Iraqi stability

    Jun 11, 2010

    Troops and equipment continue to leave Iraq as the drawdown deadline approaches, and in their place, the Iraqi people are stepping up to take control of their country, a spokesman with U.S. Forces Iraq said.

  • Are your children eating healthy'

    Jun 11, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., June 10, 2010 - With the current rate of childhood obesity more than tripling in the last 30 years, the Missile Ranger took a look at the situation at White Sands Missile Range as first lady Michelle Obama implements a new program to help combat the ongoing epidemic.

  • Network to be tested on mine resistant vehicles at WSMR

    Jun 11, 2010

    Technicians on White Sands Missile Range are installing special communications systems into armored vehicles in preparation for a test later this year.

  • Reverse Sprint Triathlon

    Jun 11, 2010

    More than 110 competitors participated in the fifth annual Reverse Sprint Triathlon June 6 that began at the Family Entertainment Center on Main Post and ended at the Carey Pool following a 10K run, 20K bike ride and a 550-meter swim. Twenty-four-year-old Adam Pugh, son of MAJs(R) Mary Jo and Fred Pugh, took first place overall in the male category with a three-event time of one hour, two minutes. He took first in the run, second in the bike ride and third in the swim. "I had a good run time, but when I got on the bike, I was worried," Pugh said. "I kept looking back, but luckily, I held them (the other competitors) off."

  • Soldier's son captures track and field honors

    Jun 11, 2010

    When Chattahoochee County High School senior TyQuan Bazemore, son of Veronica and SFC Brandon Carson, was named the Ledger-Enquirer's All-Bi-City Boys Track and Field Co-Athlete of the Year in May, he was ecstatic, he said. "When I found out, I wanted to jump out of my shoes, but I kept my composure," Bazemore said. "There are a lot of good athletes in the (community) so it was an honor to get the award." Bazemore was also selected for All-Bi-City team one, consisting of the top athletes in the bi-city.

  • FORSCOM/USARC Special Troops Battalion: Fort Bragg-bound commands reach key agreement

    Jun 11, 2010

    A Memorandum of Agreement, formally signed June 7, 2010, prepared by planners for the Base Realignment and Closure 2005-directed relocation of the headquarters of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command puts an end to potential future uncertainty or confusion over "who does what" in C2 as each command prepares for the imminent departure of lead echelons to Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army works to decrease lead-free electronic components

    Jun 11, 2010

    The U.S. Army is using an X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer, or XRF, to scan electronic components and circuit cards as part of an effort to improve the reliability of electronic systems by reducing the percentage of the materials that are lead-free, service officials said.

  • 'It feels like a piece of closure'

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - For 35 years, Jim Baskin never told anyone he was a Vietnam veteran. "It's not that we were ashamed of it," the retired Navy senior chief petty officer said. "There were just so many negative things about it."

  • Army Birthday comes early for Soldiers in Djibouti

    Jun 11, 2010

    The Army's birthday came a little early this year for Soldiers serving with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa. In fact, the Soldiers assigned to the task force - U.S. Army Reserve civil affairs and U.S. Army National Guard infantrymen from Puerto Rico- took the first two weeks of June to celebrate the Army's birthday.

  • Infantry-Armor merger to boost Army operations, training

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army is more focused on counterinsurgency than ever before, and the Infantry-Armor alliance in one locale will help fuel that drive in Afghanistan and Iraq, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Soldiers here June 4.

  • 305th prepares for post-wide field training excercise

    Jun 11, 2010

    Soldiers from Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion prepare for a 2-week field training excercise.

  • Fort Stewart Single Soldiers find outdoor fun at Holbrook

    Jun 11, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- Thanks to the Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program, Fort Stewart's Single Soldiers were able to pick and enjoy their own outdoor fun at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Area, June 4. Nearly two dozen single Soldiers braved the rainy weather in order to participate in the outdoor activity of their choice, including games of one-on-one basketball, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, skeet and paintball.

  • Texas Girl Scouts donate to the Cav

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Hearing Do-Si-Dos, Samoas and Tagalongs in a conversation can make someone think of either dancing or Girl Scouts. For the 1st Cavalry Division it meant the latter and their cookies.

  • Learning to "Live the Legend": 1st Cav. begins newcomer's briefs

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Being assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division is an experience all in itself. Its traditions and standards are different, and for some, more exciting than any other traditional Army unit.

  • Corps of Engineers recommends safe boating practices to the public

    Jun 11, 2010

    Most boating accidents and injuries are preventable by following safety precautions. A recent accident in Florida resulted in five people dead, nine severely injured and nearly $50,000 in property damage.

  • Stewart-Hunter housing team ready for 3rd ID's return

    Jun 11, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's housing team is prepared for 3rd Infantry Division Soldiers return this fall, according to Anita Gordon, housing referral specialist.

  • CTSF to play key role in AETF network demonstration

    Jun 11, 2010

    Fort Hood's Whitfill Central Technical Support Facility (CTSF) will play a key role in establishing and running a demonstration of a developmental network of Army systems this month at the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) and Fort Bliss.

  • Korean War film premiers at Fort Stewart

    Jun 11, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>- "They have faced the crucible of combat and learned a lifetime's experience about love, loss, valor, and sacrifice in a short intense period of time," said 3rd Infantry Division Commander, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, at Fort Stewart's Woodruff Theater, June 5. Referring to the Outpost Harry Survivors Association and the battles on that key terrain during the Korean War, Maj. Gen. Cucolo took time out of his Environmental and Morale Leave from Iraq to address attendees at the premiere of motion picture "Hold At All Costs."

  • From Germans to Desegregation

    Jun 11, 2010

    Ethnicity in the U.S. Army

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