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  • Comprehensive Resilience Modules

    Jul 12, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) is about Strong Minds and Strong Bodies. One of the CSA's top priorities, CSF is a program to help Soldiers be as strong mentally as they are physically. Part of the program is the Global Assessment Tool (GAT), an online, self-administered survey that measures one's strengths in four areas: emotional, social, family and spiritual. After taking the GAT, users are encouraged to work through online Comprehensive Resilience Modules (CRMs) in areas where enhancement would be desirable. The interactive modules are linked to the user's GAT results and aid the user in self-development and resilience.

  • Bus shuttle service announced at town hall

    Jul 12, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 8, 2010 - Residents of White Sands Missile Range received updates about current housing policies and other changes on post at the housing town hall meeting held June 29 at the Frontier Club.

  • Yucca Village test area to simulate modern battlefield

    Jul 12, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 8, 2010 - White Sand Missile Range has a new testing and training area that will be used as a battalion level test for potential Army systems later this summer.

  • Missile Range building going green

    Jul 12, 2010

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 1, 2010 - White Sands Missile Range has taken an active role in building energy efficient buildings on post as part of their Energy Savings Program, without breaking the bank at the Directorate of Public Works.

  • Two Lake City Employees Honored with AMC award

    Jul 12, 2010

  • New scanners reduce customs wait leaving Kuwait

    Jul 12, 2010

    Soldiers traveling from Kuwait do not have to wait as long to clear customs at Camp Virginia and Ali Al Salem. New scanners reduce 'baggage dump' by about 80 percent.

  • Camp helps youth cope with challenges of military family life

    Jul 12, 2010

    Challenges such as a parent deploying can cause overwhelming stress for a child and some family readiness groups have found a way to provide support with fun -- summer camp.

  • Sgt. Maj. Leroy C. Borden, U.S. Transportation Agency (White House) posthumously inducted into Trans

    Jul 12, 2010

    Maj. Gen. (Retired) Fred Elam, center, Honorary Colonel of the U.S. Army

  • Games, barbeque, competition liven up the lodge

    Jul 12, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) recently had its annual Organization Day, celebrating with team competitions, children's games, bingo, dancing, and a barbeque feast.

  • Louisiana Guardsmen reinforce oil-protection structures

    Jul 12, 2010

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard are reinforcing oil protection structures along the coasts of Grand Isle and Port Fourchon, La.

  • Cincinnati Soldier New Commander of Warrior Transition Brigade

    Jul 12, 2010

    A Cincinnati native and Xavier University graduate is the new commander of the Warrior Transition Brigade (WTB). In ceremonies held June 30 at the III Corps parade field, Col. Paul S. Hossenlopp replaced Lt. Col. William N. Greene who will now serve as deputy commander of the WTB. The new commander is a two-time Bronze Star recipient and a recent graduate of the U. S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Penn., where he earned a masters degree in strategic studies. In his acceptance speech, Hossenlopp said he considered it to be both an honor and a privilege to command the brigade and praised the cadre and civilian force for their dedication and professionalism in the healing process of the brigades' wounded, injured and ill Soldiers. "They work tirelessly to ensure every warrior in transition is successful in a timely manner by strict adherence to case management and by leveraging the finest medical care available," he said, adding that the brigade's mission is tough, but rewarding. "I am committed to this mission, and my vision is simply this: to care for the Soldiers of this brigade better than any other warrior transition unit in the Army because they deserve nothing less."

  • Fort Hood Honors its Warrior Games Athletes

    Jul 12, 2010

    Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade (WTB) honored its Warrior Games athletes and coaches during the WTB's Warrior Games Recognition Luncheon, which was held June 29 at Fort Hood. Each of the 11 athletes and two coaches also were awarded Army Achievement Medals.

  • New Recruiter Is A Lucky Star

    Jul 12, 2010

    Sergeant Amanda Bowen is no gambler, but Lady Luck was definitely on her side when she pulled a name and number off a list, called it and hit the jackpot. "I have no luck whatsoever," Bowen says. "For something like this to happen to me is huge!"

  • West Point MEDDAC Change of Command

    Jul 12, 2010

    Major Gen. Carla Hawley-Bowland (front with back to camera), the reviewing officer, hands the guidon colors to incoming MEDDAC Commander Col. Beverly Land at the Change of Command Ceremony at Trophy Point June 29. Land replaces Col. Michael Deaton (far right), who was assigned to MEDDAC in 2008.

  • West Pointer lends guidance in international border patrol issues

    Jul 12, 2010

    To curb the proliferation of violence and smuggling amongst unstable nations, the U.S. Army has lent support and guidance to countries wanting to strengthen their borders. One of its own emissaries, Lt. Col. Steven Oluic, the assistant dean for strategy and policy at West Point, visited leadership in Algeria and Mauritania to discuss those matters.

  • Marching Down Main

    Jul 12, 2010

  • West Point Welcomes New Band Commander

    Jul 12, 2010

  • Second phase of security guard conversion begins in August

    Jul 12, 2010

    Next month, the Army will begin the second phase of converting almost 3,100 installation access control point security guard positions from contractor to federal employee status at 46 locations in the continental United States, Hawaii and Alaska.

  • Installation Retirement ceremony scheduled

    Jul 12, 2010

    Military and civilian retirees honored for their dedicated service.

  • FORSCOM bids farewell to retiring CSM Carey

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (July 12, 2010) - "The steel mill closed...I was tending bar, working for a plumber, and I saw a John Wayne movie...," said Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis M. Carey, U.S. Army Forces Command, when asked why a young man from Phoenixville, Pa. joined the Army in 1977. When Carey passes responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling July 12, 2010, he will have spent more than four years as the senior enlisted Soldier of FORSCOM and more than 33 years in uniform. With dozens of commendations during the last three decades, Carey served in every leadership position from team leader to command sergeant major.

  • Corps of Engineers ramps up Tamiami Trail Bridge, Everglades restoration

    Jul 12, 2010

    The Jacksonville District is rebuilding a two-mile length of the Tamiami Trail, to allow more natural hydrologic conditions within Everglades National Park.

  • Guardsman receives Medal of Valor for saving life

    Jul 12, 2010

    A Soldier received the South Carolina Medal of Valor after saving a man ejected from his vehicle after stalling on train tracks.

  • Fort Sam firefighters recognized with awards

    Jul 12, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston Fire & Emergency Services recognized two of their own during an early morning ceremony June 30.

  • Fort Sam firefighters recognized with awards

    Jul 12, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston Fire & Emergency Services recognized two of their own during an early morning ceremony June 30.

  • Gates visits WFSC, presents Purple Hearts to Soldiers

    Jul 12, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers June 30 during a ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center, then visited with warriors at WFSC and BAMC.

  • Gates visits WFSC, presents Purple Hearts to Soldiers

    Jul 12, 2010

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers June 30 during a ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center, then visited with warriors at WFSC and BAMC.

  • Fort Sam firefighters recognized with awards

    Jul 12, 2010

    Two Fort Sam Houston firefighters were recognized with awards

  • Preserving their title as "Kings of Battle"

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, are living up to their storied heritage.

  • "Red Dragons" hit the green

    Jul 12, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hosts a golf scramble at The Courses of Clear Creak on July 7th, 2010.

  • Tops in Blue perform for COB Speicher servicemembers, boost morale

    Jul 12, 2010

  • Vehicle, motorcycle toolbox provides information, requirements, more

    Jul 12, 2010

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center offers a new privately owned vehicle and privately owned motorcycle toolbox to assist Leaders, Soldiers and Civilians in the safe operation of their vehicles and in developing safety programs.

  • Best of best featured in All Star game

    Jul 12, 2010

    It was StuttgartAca,!a,,cs own Aca,!A"midsummer classic.Aca,!A? The cream of the crop from 14 U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart unit-level slow-pitch softball teams met June 30 for an All Star game.

  • North Dakota Guard's Family Notification Goes High-Tech

    Jul 12, 2010

    Gone are the days of calling trees for the North Dakota National Guard's Service Member and Family Support Division. A new system allows the Guard to quickly contact Soldiers' and Airmen's family members 2010 style.

  • Summer Hire Program pays off in experience, cash

    Jul 12, 2010

    A sputtering U.S. economy means many teens are jobless this summer. However, more than 90 teens are working and earning money in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, thanks to the Army's Summer Hire program.

  • Yellow Ribbon Room opens in Baumholder for families

    Jul 12, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- The new Family Readiness Center Yellow Ribbon Room opened its doors at 3 p.m. June 17 when Col. Patrick Matlock, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team commander, and Lt. Col. Paul Pfahler, U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder commander, cut the yellow ribbon spanning the doorway to the facility and welcomed several family readiness liaisons, Family Readiness Group leaders and other garrison members. "This facility will be 'task force home front,' said Pfahler.

  • Youths gain job skills in Summer Hire Program

    Jul 12, 2010

    Ninety-one Baumholder and Wiesbaden youths headed off to work June 21 at the start of this week's Summer Hire Program.

  • Changing of the old guard at Watervliet

    Jul 12, 2010

    Col. Mark F. Migaleddi assumed command of the Army's historic Watervliet Arsenal from Col. Scott N. Fletcher during a change of command ceremony here Friday. Fletcher headed the 197-year old post during a time of significant growth in manufacturing requirements while the rest of the nation's manufacturing declined to levels not seen in decades. He took command on July 11, 2008.

  • USAG Benelux maintenance team named Army's best

    Jul 12, 2010

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - The Chief of Staff of the Army recognized the USAG Benelux Consolidated Maintenance Center as the Army's best during the Combined Logistics Excellence Awards in Richmond, Va., June 24.

  • Lance Armstrong, Tour de France race by Army garrison

    Jul 12, 2010

    CHIAfE+VRES, Belgium - Lance Armstrong zipped past ChiAfA..vres Air Base July 6, hoping to claim his eighth Tour de France title down the road.

  • Obama: Veterans with post-traumatic stress deserve best care

    Jul 12, 2010

    The Veterans Affairs Department will begin making it easier for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to obtain the benefits and treatment they need starting next week, President Barack Obama said in his weekly message, calling veteran care the nation's "solemn responsibility."

  • Survey will permit informed decisions, official says

    Jul 12, 2010

    Survey responses on the possible repeal of the law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military will allow leaders to make informed decisions.

  • Army engineers utilize Google Earth around Europe

    Jul 12, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - USACE in Europe is heading up a project that takes more than 3,000 seemingly-endless fields of project data and puts them into a useful database easily accessible on a virtual globe.

  • Epitomizing the Order of the Marechaussee

    Jul 12, 2010

    Maj. Jonathan Doyle, the 1st Infantry Division provost marshal, and a native of Alexandria, Va., was awarded the Order of the Marechaussee July 3 at Contingency Operation Base Basra.

  • 2nd Strykers assume responsibility of area in southern Afghanistan

    Jul 12, 2010

    Zabul, Afghanistan - The Sabers of 4th Squadron of the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment became the first Squadron in the Regiment to assume responsibility of an area of operation in southern Afghanistan. During a transfer of authority ceremony held June 28 the Sabers replaced 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment as the commanding unit at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, near the Pakistan border.

  • Angkor Sentinel & Keris Strike

    Jul 10, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Angkor Sentinel 10 and Keris Strike 10 are exercises conducted with U.S. Armed Forces and host countries to promote international peace operations in the Asia-Pacific area of operation. Angkor Sentinel 10 (AS 10) will take place outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia from July 9-30 and is intended to provide assistance and training to the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, co-sponsored with U.S. Pacific Command. It supports U.S. and Cambodian security objectives and provides training for Cambodian instructors on all levels of the global peacekeeping operation initiative, led by the State Department, to address gaps in international peace operations. Keris Strike 10 (KRS 10) is the 14th iteration of an exercise that will take place in Kuantan, Malaysia July 19-23. A continuation of ongoing joint and U.S. Army efforts co-sponsored by the U.S. Military and the Malaysian Armed Forces, it will include planning and executing a brigade-level command-post exercise to provide an environment for the Malaysian Armed Forces and the U.S. Armed Forces and build upon the existing partnership in peace support operations.

  • Youth employment program proves worth

    Jul 10, 2010

    Iraqi and British officials met at the Basra Operations Center to recount the success of the Youth Employment Pilot Program (YEPP), a work training initiative that in the last 10 months has placed more than 400 young Basra work trainees with area businesses.

  • Afghan, U.S. forces destroy roadside bombs in Zabul

    Jul 10, 2010

    Afghan security forces, partnered with members of a U.S. Special Operations team, located and destroyed two improvised explosive devices placed on a highway in Zabul province July 6.

  • ANSF, USSOF conduct civil affairs operations in southern Afghanistan

    Jul 10, 2010

    Afghan and International Security Forces are assisting local residents throughout Southern Afghanistan this July with a series of community-based projects in an effort to improve the lives of local citizens.

  • Afghan, U.S. forces destroy IED, protect children in Kandahar

    Jul 10, 2010

    The Afghan National Police, assisted by members of Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, destroyed an improvised explosive device planted in a soccer field in Khakrez district in northern Kandahar province July 3.

  • Holy shrine renovating district life in north Kandahar

    Jul 10, 2010

    At the base of the Shah Maksud mountains in northern Kandahar province beams an eye-catching structure visible from well over a mile away. This bright, teal minaret shines like a beacon to those passing through the valley. This site, regarded as the third holiest Islamic site in all of Afghanistan, is being renovated by Afghan workers with assistance by U.S. Special Operations Forces.

  • First wind turbine in Army begins generating energy at Tooele Army Depot

    Jul 6, 2011

    All eyes were on the sky at Tooele Army Depot Wednesday, as the members of the workforce waited to see the blades of their first wind turbine spinning.

  • Check out Presidio's Exceptional Family Member Program

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is part of the Army's commitment through its Army Family Covenant (AFC) to improve the quality-of-life for Soldiers and Family Members.

  • Signal Soldiers compete for NCO, Soldier of Year titles

    Jul 9, 2010

    These 13 Soldiers, who were selected as the best of the best in their respective Signal commands around the world, converged on Fort Huachuca to test their skills June 14-18 in the Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Covenant Promises Quality Customer Service For All

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's one Army slogan that Garrison deputy commander Curtis Clark would like Garrison employees to put to work every day. That slogan' Be all you can be.

  • Star Wars Legion Customer Keeps The Force With Him

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- By day, Chris Popham provides Redstone Arsenal with audiovisual presentation support. By night, the Force is with him as he protects the galaxy as an Imperial Crewman. It's all in a day's work for the Star Wars enthusiast.

  • AMC commander discusses BRAC, challenges ahead

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Army Materiel Command headquarters is on track to complete its move from Virginia to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., by July, 2011 said its commander.

  • Reservist Appreciates Opportunity To Mentor Troops

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- 1st Sgt. Shawnaree Perez knows what it takes to set a Soldier's career path. With experience as an active duty Soldier, National Guard Soldier and Reservist, Perez, who now serves with the Reserves' 318th Chemical Company (Heavy) in Birmingham, can advise her Soldiers regarding the options of today's total Army.

  • Family of Soldiers Led By National Guard Medic

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a medic, 1st Sgt. Tonny Pridgen has had a lot of experience serving Soldiers, first, as an active duty Soldier and an Alabama Army National Guard medic and, second, as a paramedic in the Defense Department's civilian work force at Fort Rucker.

  • Two Student Soldiers Earn Their U.S. Citizenship

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For two new members of the Redstone family, Independence Day held special meaning this year. It was the first one they could celebrate as American citizens.

  • Environmental Manager Sees Right Time To Go

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dave Bryant came to work at Redstone in March 1972 because he felt his job in western North Carolina would end within a few years. He stayed more than 38 years.

  • Strategic Changing Of The Guard

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's culture - its values and character -- was on full display at a change of command and retirement ceremony June 30 in Bob Jones Auditorium. And the two men at the center of that display are among the Army's and the nation's most accomplished heroes.

  • John Ordway Winner Stands Above Rest

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When you meet 1st Sgt. Albert Rocker, you may notice his 6-foot-3 stature. Then again, it may be you notice his million-watt smile. And these days, Rocker's job gives him a lot to smile about.

  • 'Vertical Horizon' performs at COB Speicher, transports Soldiers through music

    Jul 9, 2010

    Vertical Horizon, an alternative rock, post-grunge band from Washington, D.C., performed for Soldiers and other attendees at Contingency Operating Base Speicher's South Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility, July 7.

  • More Hydra-70 Rockets On Way

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army has renewed its investment in the Hydra-70 family of 2.75-inch aviation rockets. June 30 brought the signing of a four-year production contract with General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, out of Charlotte, N.C. The estimated value is $991,701,046.

  • Fort Hood garrison command changes hands

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Colonel Bill Hill handed over the reins of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood to Col. Mark Freitag during a ceremony July 1 at the III Corps flagpole.

  • Block Party

    Jul 9, 2010

    Residents of Woodlawn Village and all of The Villages at Belvoir enjoyed a block party June 26.

  • NATO overcoming obstacles to build Afghan security forces

    Jul 9, 2010

    The campaign to build the Afghan National Security Force to 305,000 members is ahead of schedule and many advances have been made, but a senior officer said there are still obstacles to overcome by October 2011.

  • Resilient Soldier, cancer survivor to start support group

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Soldiers constantly train in realistic environments, under realistic circumstances, to make sure they are as ready as possible for any situation.

  • Capt. Moten reflects on Warrior Transition Unit

    Jul 9, 2010

    Twenty-eight months after taking command of the Warrior Transition Unit that grew from 10 Soldiers to now more than 140, Capt. Eduardo Moten is ready to hand over the reigns and take a quieter position at Fort Meade, Md.

  • Sosa building rededicated to fallen corporal

    Jul 9, 2010

    Cpl. Aristides Sosa, a Soldier in Company A, 65th Engineering Battalion, 25th Infantry Division was killed in Vietnam at age 21 when the unit he was traveling with was attacked during a reconnaissance mission near Lai Theiu.

  • Strycula takes command of Belvoir

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Col. John J. Strycula took command of Fort Belvoir Wednesday, succeeding Col. Jerry L. Blixt during a change-of-command ceremony on Long Parade field in front of installation headquarters.

  • New commander takes charge at 198th Infantry Brigade

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 198th Infantry Brigade installed a new commander June 30 - and bid farewell to his predecessor. COL Bruce Parker took over the leadership post during a change of command ceremony at Sand Hill's Kannell Field. He replaces COL Daniel Kessler, who's retiring after 27 years on active duty.

  • MacFarland assumes Fort Leavenworth command roles from Cardon

    Jul 9, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Edward Cardon turned over responsibility for two key leadership jobs within the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center to his successor, Brig. Gen. Sean MacFarland, during a simple, dignified ceremony Friday at Fort Leavenworth. MacFarland assumes two positions - as deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center-Leader Development and Education, and as deputy commandant of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College - that have been changed dramatically during Cardon's two-year tenure.

  • CLS course changes impact Patriot Brigade Soldiers

    Jul 9, 2010

    It's a regular occurrence in the Army for units to conduct Combat Life Saver classes, certifying Soldiers to administer initial medical aid to their buddies on the battlefield. However, CLS course standards, and even how they are taught, have changed.

  • 289th Quartermaster Company Deploys to Iraq

    Jul 9, 2010

    Friends, family members and fellow Soldiers filled the Kieschnick physical fitness center to say farewell to the 289th Quartermaster Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion July 1...

  • DLA expeditionary supply depot sets up in Afghanistan

    Jul 9, 2010

    A team from the Defense Logistics Agency will open a distribution facility in Afghanistan to receive, store and issue material needed by U.S. military forces there.

  • JRTC roleplay props: Ultimate in special effects

    Jul 9, 2010

    Prior to deployment, units from throughout the Army participate in a rotation, a series of immersive training exercises conducted at the JRTC over the course of several days or weeks.

  • British officer makes the grade in the Cav

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A pivotal moment in a 1st Cavalry Division Soldier's career is when he or she gets promoted or receives an award. These promotions and awards show the utmost recognition of a job well done.

  • 4-3 Change of Responsibility

    Jul 9, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Phillip R. Cantrell, incoming Command Sgt. Maj. for 4th Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment, takes responsibility of the unit at a Change of Responsibility ceremony at Conmy Hall on Fort Myer, Va., July 9.

  • Director of the Army Staff welcomes CASA to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

    Jul 9, 2010

    Director of the Army Staff Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon welcomes Civilian Aide to the

  • Vice President Joseph Biden and Gen. Ray Odierno, United States Forces-Iraq commander participate in

    Jul 9, 2010

    Third U.S. Infantry Old Guard Soldier Spc. Ilander Ilai receives U.S.

  • FDC marches in July 4th Parade

    Jul 9, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) played a key role in the nation's Capitol Fourth of July

  • Fort Carson celebrates the 4th on the 3rd

    Jul 9, 2010

    Fort Carson hosted its annual celebration, The Fourth of July on the Third, at Iron Horse Park from 4 -10 p.m., concluding with fireworks. This year's theme, "Salute to America," had something for everyone, from bouncy houses for tiny tots to a beer garden for adults.

  • Command Group tours new USASAC building

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Command Group toured the new USASAC facilities July 7. The new building is currently under construction at Redstone Arsenal in conjunction with the new Army Materiel Command headquarters. Construction is expected to be complete by early 2011.

  • 50 gun salute to our Nation

    Jul 9, 2010

    The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (Old Guard) Presidential Salute Battery fires a 50 gun salute to our Nation on the 4th of July. The 50 rounds represent one round for each state in the union.

  • AMC's own achieves Master Logistician status

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Not many organizations can say it has a certified master logistician on its staff, but thanks to one employee's diligence, the U.S. Army Materiel Command can.

  • Fort Bragg youth enjoy canoeing on Smith Lake

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Since Marcial Reyes, 11, began participating in the Experience, Develop, Grow and Excel program, he said one of his favorite activities has been socializing with friends.

  • Fort Bragg Toddler Summer Camp

    Jul 9, 2010

    Fort Bragg toddler summer camp, Twaddler Time at Rodriguez Child Development Center costs $14 a day, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Twaddler Time includes playtime, outside fun, learning self-help techniques, dress-up, circle time, arts and crafts and a snack time.

  • Fort Bragg, XVIII Abn. Corps win Best Antiterrorism Program

    Jul 9, 2010

    On June 17, Headquarters, Department of Army announced Fort Bragg's "Team Protect," a combined effort between the XVIII Abn. Corps protection cell and the Fort Bragg Security and Intelligence Division, the winner of the 2010 Best Army Antiterrorism Program for a large installation.

  • Fort Bragg uses OPSEC site for Families of deployed Soldiers

    Jul 9, 2010

    Operation Security is of the utmost importance to Soldiers and often, one of the biggest threats to our Soldiers' safety in combat comes from one of their biggest assets in peace - their Families. Because of this, the Army has created a website designed to explain to Family members the importance of operation security.

  • Fort Bragg military police honor fallen comrades

    Jul 9, 2010

    The 16th Military Police Brigade's memorial ceremony June 29, was held under a downpour of rain. The ceremony honored their fallen comrades, friends, husbands, fathers and sons. Family members huddled under a yellow and black tent as the National Anthem played softly in the rain. "This memorial represents their sacrifice and represents patriots who gave everything," said Col. Mary Maier, commander of the 16th MP Bde.

  • Sgt. Maj. McClure retires from RRAD

    Jul 9, 2010

    Amid family and friends, Sgt. Major Willie G. McClure, Jr. completed his 29 years military service with a formal retirement ceremony, June 3, at Red River Army Depot.

  • USASAC Town Hall and Awards Ceremony

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command held a Town Hall and Awards Ceremony June 29 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. USASAC's New Cumberland and Fort Belvoir offices joined via Video Teleconference and Chief of Staff Col. Tommy Lancaster hosted the event.

  • USASAC Town Hall & Awards Ceremony

    Jul 9, 2010

    Held at Redstone Arsenal, AL, June 29, 2010 with New Cumberland and Fort Belvoir offices joining via Video Teleconference. Hosted by Chief of Staff Col. Tommy Lancaster.

  • At Your Service: Best iPhone apps for military lifestyle

    Jul 9, 2010

    United States Soldiers are the ultimate globetrotters of the 21st century. Balancing work, Family and everything in-between, is a breeze thanks to Apple's invention of the iPhone - a digital hybrid that takes cellular service and Internet use to the next level. Now boasting over 10,000 selections, iPhone applications (better known as apps) turn mobile devices into powerhouses of information offering everything from workout routines to mortgage rate calculators.

  • 'Bikes Over Baghdad' comes to COB Adder

    Jul 9, 2010

  • Fort Bragg inducts new Sgt. Audie Murphy Club members

    Jul 9, 2010

    Members of one of the Army's most prestigious societies, the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club named in honor of the nation's most decorated Soldier, welcomed three Fort Bragg noncommissioned officers June 25 at Memorial Hall here.

  • 1st Air Cavalry Brigade changes command

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and four of its battalions changed command, here, July 7.

  • The Army Uniform Board (AUB)

    Jun 22, 2011

  • Future Army officers get early introduction to special operations at Fort Bragg

    Jul 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School has opened three special operations forces courses to senior U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and U.S. Army Cadet Command cadets over the summer: Special Forces Assessment and Selection and the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape course at Fort Bragg, and the Combat Diver Qualification Course in Key West.

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