Archive: Jul 2010

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  • I Am Here to Help Relieve People's Suffering

    Jul 9, 2010

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Pain and suffering are not typically what people seek out, but for over 20 years, one man's daily dose of it was still not enough to stop him from asking for more.

  • 2010 TRADOC NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition begins Monday

    Jul 9, 2010

    FORT MONROE, Va. - Eight active-duty service members from installations across the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) will be competing here next week for the title of TRADOC Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) and Soldier of the Year from June 12 to 15.

  • New Command Sergeant Major Welcomed at SMDC

    Jul 9, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - Leadership was passed from one command sergeant major to another for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT) on Wed., June 30 at the Bob Jones Auditorium. Command Sgt. Maj. Ralph C. Borja relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Larry S. Turner during a formal Change of Responsibility ceremony.

  • Ministry of presence at Warrior Forge crucial to developing leaders, chaplains

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps is partnering with the Army Chaplaincy to connect young officers on their way to becoming chaplains - known as chaplain candidates - with ROTC cadets involved in the annual Leader Development and Assessment Course, the seminal evaluation that produces 70 percent of the Army's second lieutenants.

  • TRADOC Band Commander lends support to 82nd Airborne Division's Band

    Jul 9, 2010

    Within the first week of assuming responsibility as the U.S. Army TRADOC Band Commander, at Fort Monroe, Capt. Scott McKenzie has been to the fire and back.

  • Plastics factory to provide economic boost

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Soldiers of Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, in conjunction with the Maysan Provincial Reconstruction Team are working to rebuild a plastics factory in Maysan, which will not only provide jobs but help the agricultural industry in the region.

  • Celebrating independence through soccer

    Jul 9, 2010

    The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division opened the gates of Contingency Operating Site Echo for the 'Brothers-In-Arms Soccer Tournament' July 4.

  • Restoration complete for Vietnam War memorial statue

    Jul 9, 2010

    The newly refurbished Three Servicemen Statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was unveiled today after six weeks of restoration, July 8, 2010.

  • Leaders urge participation in 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' survey

    Jul 9, 2010

    Noting the importance of getting the opinions of those who would be most affected by a possible repeal of the so-called "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates Thursday urged servicemembers to provide their input.

  • Camp Walker 4th of July celebration

    Jul 8, 2010

    Doug Robb, Hoobastank vocalist, pulls Dominic Cordial, USAG-Daegu family member, on stage during the concert July 4

  • MP to KNP

    Jul 8, 2010

    19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command G-3, teaches English to a room full of Korean National Police. Right, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barnes, 19th ESC G-3, takes a turn instructing the KNP in conversational English.

  • 55th MP Company competes in field cooking competition

    Jul 8, 2010

    The 55th Military Police Company competed in the Eighth Army Philip A. Connelly Competition (Field Portion) Monday at the North Star Range near Camp Stanley.

  • Sevendust visits Area IV, gives free show

    Jul 8, 2010

    "It was the Marines back then," said Lajon Witherspoon, the lead singer for Sevendust. "I had a recruiter coming to the house every weekend and I was really interested and really wanting to do it, but I kept dabbling more and more in the band.

  • Combatives registration ends July 14

    Jul 8, 2010

    There are five days left to register to participate in the 2010 Maneuver Center of Excellence Modern Army Combatives Tournament, which will take place July 23 at Smith Fitness Center. Soldiers and teams from across the installation will compete for a spot on the MCoE Team, which will compete at the U.S. Army Championship Combatives Tournament in October. Units are invited to send as many Soldiers on their teams as they wish. "Combatives competitions are an important element of Modern Army Combatives training," said CPT Aaron Doutt, commander, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment. "Any time you put hands on a person on the battlefield, enemy or civilian, you're engaged in combatives. "

  • Spouse uses triathlons to motivate, break routine

    Jul 8, 2010

    Kristi Gullion competed in her first triathlon three months ago and is hooked. "I wanted to stay in shape and I needed something to motivate me, so I signed up for a triathlon," she said. "It gave me a goal to shoot for and made me feel I was working toward something." The 24-year-old military spouse said she was bored with her workout routine, which is why she decided to compete in triathlons. "You can only work out on the treadmill for so long," she said. "It gets boring when you do the same thing over and over and over again. I wanted to mix it up a little bit. There are so many different ways you can train for (a triathlon)." Her first triathlon was the Mullet Man at Gulf Shores, Ala., in April. Since then, she has competed in the Callaway Gardens Sprint Triathlon and the AFLAC Iron Girl Women's Triathlon in June. In the Iron Girl, she placed seventh in her division.

  • All-Star clash: League Two victorious in best-of-3 series

    Jul 8, 2010

    Intramural softball leagues One and Two faced off in the Fort Benning All-Star Softball Series June 30 at Gowdy Field. League Two claimed bragging rights after defeating League One in a best-of-three contest. League Two was on its way to winning from the start. It finished the first game on top, 15-4. In Game 2, League One came back to win a 10-9 squeaker after trailing 9-6 in the top of the seventh inning. League Two led the majority of the game, but following a Brett Macy RBI triple and a sacrifice fly by Paul Roberts, League One tied the score at 9. League One's Brian Walker hit an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to seal the win and force another game.

  • Fort Wainwright celebrates 4th with city, Air Force

    Jul 8, 2010

    July 4th celebration in Fairbanks brings out Army, Air Force and civilians to celebrate together.

  • Wainwright chapel team heads north, makes a difference

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- Spending a week in the wilderness of the northern Yukon River, working more than 12 hours per a day on grueling tasks like hauling logs from the water and clearing layers of untouched brush to benefit people they will never meet will most likely not top the lists of those flocking to the Last Frontier this summer.

  • After war, Fort Wainwright provided humanitarian support

    Jul 8, 2010

    Fort Wainwright is approaching the 70th anniversary of its airfield. This third installment of the post's history covers 1964-1986.

  • Army Ground Forces Band baton passes to new commander

    Jul 8, 2010

    Maj. Domingos Robinson relinquished command of The Army Ground Forces Band to Capt. Treg Ancelet during change of command ceremonies at Fort McPherson, Ga., July 8, 2010.

  • Where the "Hart" is: Retiree guides wounded warriors

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Twenty years of taking care of troops as a personnel Soldier wasn't quite enough for Randy Hart. The retired Army senior noncommissioned officer now helps wounded warriors learn about their retirement benefits and helps them with out-processing as a human resources assistant at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center.

  • Carson premieres movie

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Mountain Post members were given the Hollywood treatment with an opportunity to watch an unreleased film, "The Dry Land," and have a question-and-answer session with the director/writer and several stars of the film.

  • Soldiers adjusting to new role as lifeguards

    Jul 8, 2010

    After just a few short weeks, the plan to have Soldiers serve as lifeguards at the post outdoor pool is turning into an unqualified success, said Don Armes, Fort Carson aquatics director. Armes said the plan was to get the Soldiers to augment the operations at the outdoor pool this summer while his normal lifeguard contingent was being used at other Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities. The plan has turned into such a success that Armes said he could not be happier.

  • Fort Carson celebrates Canada Day

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Canadian military representatives and Family members of Canadian and U.S. fallen military were all honored guests of Fort Carson, brought in June 30 to celebrate Canada's independence day.

  • Stewart-Hunter Garrison Budget 101: ACOE funding benefits

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga - For the final installment of our seven week budget article series, I want to focus on how Army Communities of Excellence funding benefits our installation.

  • Retired Soldier achieves his bowling-best with perfect game

    Jul 8, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga.</b> -When Ivy Sarvis retired from the Army in 1997, he didn't wander far from his last duty station at Fort Stewart. The former Signal Corps Soldier now works as a military contractor and currently serves as president of the Fort Stewart Bowling Association. Bowling, a sport he calls "a social event and a great way to relieve stress," is probably his closest tie to the installation as he spends two nights a week at Marne Lanes. In fact, Sarvis achieved a personal best, a perfect 300 game while playing at Marne Lanes, June 22.

  • Hurricane Preparedness

    Jul 8, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> As we get further into the 2010 Hurricane season it is important to take a few moments to review hurricane preparedness. Hurricane season is June 1 to November 30, but information about emergency preparedness can come in handy during any situation. The "Ready Army" initiative aims to keep all Army personnel, Soldiers, family members and civilians, aware of the dangers associated with and how to prepare for natural or man-made disasters through a sustained outreach campaign.

  • Rogers assumes command of the 408th Contracting Support Brigade

    Jul 8, 2010

    Well wishers, family and friends gathered at the Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Training Activity Center to witness the time honored tradition of a military change of command, as Col. Michael J. Rogers accepted command of the 408th Contracting Support Brigade from Col. Shane Dietrich in a June 25th ceremony. Brig. Gen. Joe Bass, commander of the Expeditionary Contracting Command and a former 408th CSB commander, presided over the ceremony. ECC is a subordinate command of the Army Contracting Command.

  • Worth Fighting For: Stewart-Hunter celebrates Independence Day

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT STEWART AND HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. - Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield and Task Force Marne celebrated what's "Worth Fighting For" with Independance Day weekend of activities, July 1-3.

  • Stryker reset work continues at ANAD

    Jul 8, 2010

    Anniston Army Depot and General Dynamics Land Systems are two months into their second program resetting Stryker vehicles for the Army. This work, along with the continuation of GDLS' new Stryker production and the partners' work to repair battle- and combat-damaged Strykers, puts the installation in a position to be the self-proclaimed "Stryker hub of America," said Dale Williams, Stryker division chief at ANAD.

  • Library readers take a 'Voyage to Book Island'

    Jul 8, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Service members and their families took part in the second of five scheduled entertainment events, as a part of the Summer Reading Program at the Sgt. Yano Library, here, June 23.

  • ANAD's speedy M1A2 reset praised

    Jul 8, 2010

    A rollout ceremony held here June 29 celebrated the depot's completion of 192 M1A2 System Enhancement Package, version 2, vehicles reset to Army standards and the speed at which that feat was accomplished.

  • 82nd Maintenance trains at Anniston

    Jul 8, 2010

    The 82nd Maintenance Company, a component of the Georgia National Guard, came to Anniston Army Depot June 12 for two weeks of training.

  • New web site's goal is Helping Heroes in the military

    Jul 8, 2010

  • AMC employees earn Presidential honors

    Jul 8, 2010

    ARLINGTON, Va. - The Secretary of the Army John McHugh presented awards to eleven U.S. Army Materiel Command senior professionals in a special recognition ceremony held at the Women's Memorial at Arlington Cemetery June 28.

  • DTA kicks off motorcycle mentorship program

    Jul 8, 2010

    U.S. ARMY GARRISON-DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. Aca,!" Members of the U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal completed their first Motorcycle Mentorship program June 26.

  • Fort McPherson salutes the union

    Jul 8, 2010

    Soldiers from Fort McPherson fire rounds from five howitzers in honor of America's independence during Fort McPherson's "Salute to the Union" on Hedekin Field July 4. Fifty rounds were fired during the ceremony, in representation of each of the fifty states.

  • Fort Bliss moving toward 'net-zero' energy compliance

    Jul 8, 2010

    Power consumption at Fort Bliss, Texas, has dropped by three megawatts, and the post is looking to shed even more in its quest to become a "net zero" energy installation.

  • First Army's top NCO selected for duty at Forces Command

    Jul 8, 2010

    First Army Soldiers and Civilian employees said goodbye to Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald T. Riling in a ceremony at Fort Gillem Wednesday. Riling served as First Army's senior enlisted Soldier since June 2007 and is moving on to assume the U.S. Army Forces Command command sergeant major position. Members of the First Army public affairs office sat down with Riling and spoke with him about his time with First Army and his upcoming transition to FORSCOM.

  • Troxell holds early morning PME Hard Gauntlet

    Jul 8, 2010

  • Leaders coordinate BRAC move

    Jul 8, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Planners and leaders from U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command met at Fort McPherson June 24 to coordinate the next milestone in the Base Realignment and Closure relocation of the two commands to Fort Bragg, N.C. That milestone - the departure of the "Torch Party" to Fort Bragg - was necessary to make final coordination at the destination and to discuss other operational details.

  • Four families honored for beautifying post

    Jul 8, 2010

    Four Families on Fort McPherson were honored June 30 for their contributions to making the installation a little more eye pleasing. The Families were awarded with plaques and approximately $250 in Army and Air Force Exchange coupons by Col. Deborah B. Grays, U.S. Army Garrison commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Roberts, USAG command sergeant major.

  • Canonsburg parades local Soldiers, military vehicles

    Jul 8, 2010

    Soldiers of the 301st Regional Support Group participate in the Canonsburg parade July 3. Army Col. Lewis Irwin, commander of the 301st RSG, also speaks at the Canonsburg Independence Day parade.

  • Hurricane season upon us again

    Jul 8, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Recently, Hurricane Alex threatened the Gulf of Mexico, loudly announcing hurricane season is in full swing. U.S. meteorologists say they expect an above-average number of Atlantic basin hurricanes to develop during next year's hurricane season.

  • Independence Day celebration brings fun, fireworks to fort

    Jul 8, 2010

    As day turned to dusk and the weather began to cool, the crowd that had gathered at Fort McPherson July 1 for the fort's final Independence Day celebration left behind the Ferris wheel, tilt-a-whirl and water slide, and made their way toward Gammon Field.

  • White House Transportation Agency featured in Exhibit at The U.S. Army Transportation Museum

    Jul 8, 2010

    The U.S. Army Transportation Museum, Fort Eustis, VA, is spotlighting the achievements of The U.S.

  • Apache helicopter lauded for rich improvement

    Jul 8, 2010

    The Apache Block III development team, consisting of the Army, Boeing and Northstar Aerospace Corporation, won the American Helicopter Society's Howard Hughes Award for 2009-2010 for their work on the improved drive system with split-torque face gear technology for the Apache Block III helicopter May 12.

  • Recruiting Command takes holistic approach to recruiter development and training

    Jul 8, 2010

    For the first time, Recruiting Command will take a holistic approach to noncommissioned officer training and development from the moment NCOs receive notification of assignment to USAREC until the day they leave the command. The new Recruiter Development Program, which the USAREC G3 Sustainment Training Division will begin implementing later this month and launch completely in October, is designed for corporals through first sergeants to continuously develop their leadership and functional skills.

  • Task Force Smith veterans reflect on war experiences

    Jul 8, 2010

    Retired Col. Jack Doody said a person has about three very memorable events in his or her life and being part of Task Force Smith 60 years ago this month is one of his.

  • Recruiters become drill sergeants

    Jul 8, 2010

    Recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Keven Parr's way of life is about to change substantially. This month, he starts his new assignment at Fort Sill, Okla., as a drill sergeant.

  • Fort's IT support changes, effective now

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca initial support is now migrated to the Army Enterprise Service Desk. The AESD will provide a single point of contact for Information Technology service requests, incidents, problems and changes in support of the Army Global Network Enterprise Construct, throughout the continental United States.

  • Human Terrain Analysis Team helps 'Bulldogs' meet neighbors

    Jul 8, 2010

    The Soldiers of Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division recently met with Iraqi citizens while supporting the United States Division-South Human Terrain Analysis Team in its mission of conducting assessments of local infrastructure and interviewing local population.

  • Intramural sports, SKIES offer summer fun at Fort Rucker

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Intramural softball may be winding down, but that does not mean there isn't sports action happening on post.

  • Fort Rucker MPs, community police enforce same rules

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those who work, live or play on Fort Rucker should know military and community police have the same level of authority.

  • Fort Rucker Canines' nose power helps keep peace

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- To the Army, they're just more instruments that help save lives and keep the peace. But to the Soldiers who work with them, these instruments are partners - with four feet, a keen sense of smell and sharp teeth - and according to Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Timmins, 6th Military Police Detachment's K-9 Section Kennel Master, they wouldn't trade their military working dogs for anything.

  • NATO developing education to 'cross-fertilize' Afghan forces

    Jul 8, 2010

    Ultimately to be successful, Afghanistan will need to develop strong, experienced leaders from within and NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan is creating a system that will help do just that.

  • Fort Rucker Job Fair gets businesses, job seekers together

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Job Fair gets job seekers and employers together Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Landing.

  • Motorists, pedestrians should be mindful of crosswalks, speed limits

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's Directorate of Emergency Services personnel ask motorists who are driving on post to be more observant of their surroundings: Soldiers, pedestrians and speed limit signs.

  • 'Step' into Fort Rucker Hispanic Heritage Month with dance competition

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Area dancers can strut to the beats of tangos, salsas and mambos in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2010 during a Hispanic dance competition and cultural parade this fall.

  • Rangers Lead the Way through Best Ranger Competition 2010

    Jul 8, 2010

    For many Rangers, competing in the Best Ranger Competition is like checking off a lifelong bucket list item. As a career goal, BRC is one of the big ones, yet one that many will never accomplish. For many of the past 27 years, Rangers, their friends, families and supporters have converged upon Fort Benning, Ga., to determine the best of the best.

  • Fort Rucker HIRED! apprenticeship program grows

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The year-old HIRED! apprenticeship program has grown from two teenage members in June 2009 to the current group of 18.

  • "Greywolf's" combat power displayed during Freedom Fest

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Long lines and lots of questions greeted 'Greywolf' Soldiers during Fort Hood's Independence Day Festival, here, July 4.

  • More than 26,000 enjoy Fort Rucker Freedom Fest

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- For some, Fort Rucker's Freedom Fest is an annual tradition. For others, July 3 was their first time celebrating the nation's birthday here. Freedom Fest was held on the Fort Rucker festival grounds for the second consecutive year, and attended by more than 26,000 people, according to Emily Klein, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation special events coordinator.

  • Stop Loss: A positive experience for two Desert Rogue Soldiers

    Jul 8, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - On paper, the concept behind the establishment of the Stop Loss program was to sustain cohesive operational forces that train and serve together through their deployments, as well as keep Soldiers with certain skills needed within those units. In principle, however, it's not that simple.

  • Toby Keith fans brave rain for concert

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- It rained, it poured ... and still the crowd came for the Independence Day weekend concert Friday.

  • 581st Area Support Medical Company Deployment

    Jul 8, 2010

    A deployment ceremony was held for the 581st Area Support Medical Company, 61st Multi-functional Medical Battalion, 1st Medical Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the 59th Transportation Detachment at Abrams Field House July 3...

  • Proud to be an American: 156 servicemembers become U.S. citizens

    Jul 8, 2010

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - To some, becoming a U.S. citizen is a dream that seems just out of reach, but to 156 Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines, the goal of naturalization became a reality at Victory Base Complex, Iraq, July 4.

  • IMCOM Northeast director receives Presidential Rank Award

    Jul 8, 2010

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Installation Management Command Northeast Region Dierctor Russell Hall, center, flanked by Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, and Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander of IMCOM, accepts a Presidential Rank Award during a June 28 ceremony recognizing 26 career executives and senior professionals from the Army civilian workforce. The award is the most prestigious recognition afforded to Army civilians.

  • Fort Sill celebrates America's birthday

    Jul 8, 2010

    Fort Sill celebrates Independence Day July 5

  • EFMP requires updates - deadline approaches

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers caring for Exceptional Family Member Program relatives who have not updated their records in the past three years must complete this process by July 16, according to Lyster Army Health Clinic staff.

  • Human Resources officially stands up at Knox

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. -- With the uncasing ceremony held June 25 at the LTG Timothy Maude Complex, the U.S. Army Human Resources Command is officially up and running at Fort Knox.

  • Fitness facility classes diversify workouts

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- For some, "CSI" is a favorite television show. For Fort Rucker athletes, however, it stands for Cardiovascular Strength Intervals - a fun class that helps them get or stay in shape.

  • Motorists causing problems for firefighters

    Jul 8, 2010

    Motorist mistakes, lack of attention delay firefighters from reaching emergencies on post

  • TF Falcon Soldiers earn battlefield promotions

    Jul 8, 2010

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Task Force Falcon, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Falcon received battlefield promotions at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 5. Sergeant Roberto Solorzano was promoted to staff sergeant, and Spc. Anthony Hister, was promoted to sergeant during the ceremony.

  • Preserving history -- cemeteries link Fort Rucker to pre-Civil War history

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Before Fort Rucker became an Army Aviation training post, it was home to small pre-Civil War farms and plantations. Part of that history is linked to four cemeteries located within the post's boundaries. The cemeteries are reminiscent of the early pioneer settlers who moved into Southeast Alabama.

  • TF Marne hometown heroes media plan ends with Fox interview

    Jul 8, 2010

    <b>CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq</b> - The graphic first started out as a blank map, but weekly it began to fill up with red dots. Those dots represented people throughout the United States learning about the lives, experiences and goals of Task Force Marne servicemembers and civilians. "My Marne Hometown Hero" program kicked off May 15. The goal was for the Task Force Marne Public Affairs Office to facilitate 50 interviews in 50 days.

  • Fort Rucker military spouse wins Golden Gloves

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military spouse Tiffany "Twinkle Toes" Coussens is one step closer to realizing her dream of competing in the 2012 Olympics after winning the Women's National Golden Gloves in Hollywood, Fla., last month.

  • 'Big Deuce' exposes cadets to branch

    Jul 8, 2010

    A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Field Artillery deployed to the United States Military Academy to deliver fires exercises for cadet summer training

  • Early redeployment allows Army, Spartan Brigade to keep promise

    Jul 8, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The decision to send U.S. Soldiers back early from Iraq is a critical part of meeting the President of the United States' mandated troop strength of 50,000 troops in Iraq by Sept. 1. The President is able to make that decision because of the improving security condition and the growing capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces.

  • Servicemembers become citizens July 1

    Jul 8, 2010

    13 Soldiers take the oath of citizenship July 1 at Fort Sill and become American citizens

  • Garrison commander recalls White House duty assignment

    Jul 8, 2010

    There's a lot more that goes into a presidential news conference or visit than finds its way onto the nightly news.

  • Washington City Community Covenant Signing Ceremony

    Jul 8, 2010

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Gordon

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- The Army Chief of Staff visited the home of the Signal Corps June 25 to commemorate its past and celebrate its future.

  • Fort Sill public affairs officer retires

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- He gave Fort Sill and his country almost 43 years.

  • Some 'Stop Loss' Soldiers to return from Iraq early

    Jul 8, 2010

    Hundreds of Soldiers will leave their units in Iraq and return home early over the next two months to help meet the president's mandated troop strength of 50,000 in the country by Sept. 1.

  • Medics work with Iraqi Federal Police to set up clinic

    Jul 8, 2010

    The challenge of providing medical evaluations and supplies to residents in areas such as Al-Kut can be significant for military providers. Still, the need is there. Ask the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, who recently set up shop in the Iraqi Federal Police headquarters building, which serves the city's Anwar and Falahiyah districts. That day, they assisted more than 100 residents with various medical issues.

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

  • AKO security changes block access for some; users urged to take action

    Jul 8, 2010

    A recent series of beind-the-scenes security changes at Army Knowledge Online has caused some users to no longer be able to access the web-based portal.

  • CDC director to retire after 26 years

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- When Thomas Manigo graduated from North Carolina's Barber-Scotia College in the early '70s with a bachelor's degree in sociology and history, he had hoped it was his minor in drama that would provide his real bread and butter.

  • DoC provides pre-deployment training

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- More than 50,000 Soldiers receive training on Fort Jackson each year, but for only a small portion of them, the training consists of working alongside some of the post's DA civilians for one year.

  • Happy Birthday, America!: Fort Jackson celebrates with food, music, fireworks

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- The Fort Jackson community celebrated America's birthday a day early this year with a time-honored tradition and firework extravaganza.

  • A Successful Failure

    Jul 8, 2010

    Washington's "Flying Camp."

  • Like 'running on the moon': Brigade uses new technology to advance Soldiers' rehab

    Jul 8, 2010

    Fort Jackson Soldiers who are injured during Basic Combat Training have a new weapon at their disposal to get up and running again.

  • Luge athlete braves heat in BCT

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Before coming to Fort Jackson to train in the sweltering heat, Pfc. Joseph Mortensen spent his days sliding down frozen luge tracks around the world. Mortensen, 21, Company E, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, competed internationally in luge, a sport in which athletes race on sleds down a mile or so long track with speeds up to 90 mph.

  • Reservist pushes way to TRADOC title: 108th Soldier named TRADOC's Reserve Drill Sergeant of th

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson Staff Sgt. Melissa Solomon recently won the title of Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of Year following a weeklong series of physically and mentally challenging tests.

  • Save the date: BCT graduations set to move to Thursdays

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Beginning July 29, Fort Jackson's Basic Combat Training graduations will move to a new day. Graduations will now be scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursdays instead of Fridays. Family Day activities will be on the preceding Wednesday.

  • Expeditionary Contracting Command NCO Spotlight

    Jul 8, 2010

    Staff Sgt. (P) Nickea Harris, 413th Contracting Support Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, entered the Army in 2002 and attended basic training at Fort Leonardwood, Mo., and advance individual training at Fort Lee, Va. Prior to her reclassification to a contingency crtacting officer, Harris, a native of New Orleans, La., distinctively served as a food service specialist. Harris' previous assignment was with Headquarters, Headquarters Command, Area Support Group Kuwait where sheserved as the assistant dining facilities manager and a contracting officer's representative.

  • Stay safe throughout heat of summer

    Jul 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Last month will go down in history - tied with June 1952 - as the hottest June on record for the Columbia area since records began being compiled 123 years ago. The average 2010 June temperature was nearly 84 degrees.

  • USAG Schinnen leadership changes command

    Jul 8, 2010

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - Lt. Col. Chad Arcand assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen from Lt. Col. Fern Sumpter in a July 8 outdoor ceremony presided over by Col. Rick Tillotson, commander of USAG Benelux.

  • How you can help the family of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Doe

    Jul 8, 2010

    Chief Warrant Officer Michael Doe has expressed his appreciation for the outpouring of support for his family in this trying time. Several individuals and organizations have asked if there is a means by which they may direct gifts to the Doe family. In response to this outpouring, we have asked the NSSC Director of Army Community Services to coordinate receipt of voluntary donations.

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