Archive: Jul 2010

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  • Piper Cub Club -- Army Aviation honors 'Originals' at Fort Rucker

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Post officials honored the "Originals" of the Piper Cub Club with a plaque dedication ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum June 25.

  • Parcours Lake renovations designed to improve fishing

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fishers looking to castoff at Parcours Lake may find the situation drier than usual due to a large-scale renovation project. Issues with the lake's depth prompted the renovations - currently scheduled to be completed by Oct. 1, according to Charles Mayo, fish and wildlife administrator here.

  • Fun, safety rolled into one event

    Jul 1, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston's Safety Office, together with Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, and Army Community Service presented a day of fun and safety awareness for Soldiers, Family members, employees and friends June 23.

  • Students sift through pre-history

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - A culture that lived on Fort Leavenworth nearly 1,600 to 1,800 years ago left behind remnants for students from the Kansas Archaeological Field School to find.

  • Warrant officers receive mobile training-no travel required

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A new Mobile Training Team allows some Aviation Warrant Officer Advanced Course students to participate in training from their home stations instead of traveling to attend the course here.

  • Fort McPherson, Gillem, committed to EFMP

    Jul 1, 2010

    ATLANTA -- The Army knows Soldiers accomplish the mission when their Family is taken care of. Even if a Family member has some disability, be it physical, emotional, developmental or intellectual, the Army has committed itself to providing the best care possible.

  • International Liaison Office moves to new building

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- U.S. and international officials celebrated the opening of the new Liaison Office with a ribbon cutting ceremony June 23.

  • Children set sail at Vacation Bible School

    Jul 1, 2010

    Children on Fort McPherson got a chance to live out their swashbuckling dreams June 21-25 during the Fort McPherson Post Chapel - "High Seas Expedition" - Vacation Bible School. With an enrollment of 65 children, the staff of 45 had their hands full ensuring every minute was filled with fun and learning. Each morning, the children and staff gathered in the post chapel to hear the daily point. Donna Craven, director of religious education, said her favorite moment was seeing the children arrive each morning with excitement to learn about God's word, and to sing songs and play games. After hearing the daily point, the kids would split off into groups to carry out the day's activities. The four groups followed a strict schedule for each activity, said Craven.

  • All military medical training roads now start at METC

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The future of military medical training arrived at Fort Sam Houston in a big way June 30 with the opening of the sprawling Medical Education and Training Campus.

  • Fort Rucker military working dogs, handlers leave for Afghanistan

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Two 6th Military Police Detachment military working dog handlers and their canine partners departed Fort Rucker for Fort Benning, Ga., June 25 in preparation for a yearlong Afghanistan deployment.

  • Freedom Fest features food, fun, fireworks July 3

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. - The installation hosts its annual Independence Day celebration, Freedom Fest, July 3 from 4-10 p.m.

  • Van Noy, other base libraries taking children on a Voyage to Book Island - Children's summer re

    Jul 1, 2010

    Defense Department libraries have embarked on their first department-wide summer reading program to encourage military children to keep their reading skills sharp during the summer.

  • Freedom Fest July 3 -- safety, patience keys to good time

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker officials would like everyone to have fun at this year's Freedom Fest, but also would like to make sure the event is conducted in the interest of public safety and security.

  • One of a kind: Deputy director receives AMC Top 10 Award

    Jul 1, 2010

    U.S. Army RDECOM CERDEC I2WD Deputy Director Jan Moren honored with Army Materiel Command's 2009 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Personnel of the Year June 25.

  • Freedom Fest field of flags honors fallen servicemembers

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A field of 430 small American flags will adorn a section of the Fort Rucker Andrews Avenue Festival Fields at this year's Freedom Fest July 3. The new "Freedom isn't Free" display is a solemn reminder of the sacrifices made by Alabama and northwest Florida Soldiers and Families since Sept. 11, 2001, according to Beth Gunter, Survivor Outreach Services financial counselor.

  • Teens learn basic automotive skills through new class

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- During June, teenagers with Fort Belvoir's Child, Youth and School Services got a jump start in basic automotive care from their friends at the Kawamura Community Center Automotive Shop.

  • SDDC cases colors at Fort Eustis, Va.

    Jul 1, 2010

    Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's headquarters formally cased its colors at Fort Eustis, Va., July 1.

  • Fort Rucker Soldier's dance helps raise funds

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Col. Anthony Krogh burned up the dance floor with his partner and dance teacher Marta Trevathan at the inaugural "Dancing with the Stars Dothan Style" June 26 at Covenant United Methodist Church in Dothan. The charity event, organized by the Dothan-Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership, raised $13,000 to promote awareness of substance abuse issues through education and public service.

  • Summer camp going swimmingly, but fun is just starting

    Jul 1, 2010

    Time flies when you're having fun, so it isn't surprising for attendees at the Fort McPherson summer camp that the experience is halfway over. Although the camp, which began in June and runs through July, is past its halfway point, fun activities are just beginning.

  • Belvoir Reserve deploys to Iraq

    Jul 1, 2010

    More than 180 Soldiers from Fort Belvoir's 299th Engineer Company were honored Sunday during a farewell mobilization ceremony at Wells Field House.

  • New Welcome Center simplifies relocation

    Jul 1, 2010

    Fort Belvoir held its grand opening for the Welcome Center for Soldier in- and out-processing Thursday at its new location behind the Bowling Center.

  • Aviation Family flies together at Fort Rucker

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As a third generation military Aviator, it's always been CW3 Josh Meyers' dream to fly with his father, John. The duo finally shared time in the sky this spring when they flew together in a UH-60 Black Hawk here.

  • New 23rd FTS commander 'prepared to tackle challenges'

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Members of the U.S. Air Force 23rd Flying Training Squadron welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Stephen R. Moyes, during a change of command ceremony June 23 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • ARDEC director says good-bye to Picatinny

    Jul 1, 2010

  • Finance officer takes helm of USAG Benelux

    Jul 1, 2010

    CHIEVRES, Belgium - A career finance officer took the reins of U.S. Army Garrison Benelux Wednesday on ChiAfA..vres Air Base amid nearly 500 guests, including U.S and international military partners, local dignitaries and garrison employees.

  • Hooah let the Best Warriors Out!

    Jul 1, 2010

    Three Army Reserve commands host hooah touch Best Warrior Competition.

  • Torchlight Tattoo Parking Map

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC - Torchlight Tattoo is scheduled for July 3 at Hilton Field.

  • Crystal Clear: Big boys don't cry' Not quite

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- I always heard moms talk about how difficult it was to leave their children in the care of another person for the first time. And each time I would hear such a story, I found it hard to believe.

  • Change of Command at Ft. Hamilton on June 29, 2010

    Jul 1, 2010

    Colonel Stephen V. Smith (far right) relinquishes his command as

  • 2010 Independence Day senior Army leader message

    Jul 1, 2010

  • 2010 Independence Day senior Army leader message

    Jul 1, 2010

    2010 Independence Day senior Army leader message

  • Summer splash: Soaring temperatures stir water activities

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As temperatures flirted with 100 degrees last week, children and adults alike took to water to cool off. From water fun at the post child development centers to the array of activities provided at Palmetto Falls Water Park, the post offers no shortage of activities to keep cool this summer.

  • Domies IP chief ensures children have a safe place to play

    Jul 1, 2010

  • Handheld security system introduced

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fort Jackson now has a new line of defense for those wanting to enter the post - Defense ID system handheld scanners.

  • Tips keep on-post fishing fun

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Fishing is as American as baseball, Fourth of July and apple pie. Every year anglers take to the waters for relaxation, excitement and even for fillets.

  • Task force conducts suicide research

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As the Army studies ways to increase and improve suicide intervention resources for Soldiers on a broad scale, Fort Jackson's Suicide Prevention Task Force is conducting its own study to make sure Soldiers stationed here are getting the crisis intervention and mental health care services they need.

  • Taking charge: Col. Love becomes new garrison commander

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- Col. James Love assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison - Fort Jackson from Col. Lillian Dixon Friday during a change of command ceremony in front of Post Headquarters.

  • Let's start with an introduction

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- As your new garrison commander, I would like to take a few minutes to introduce myself and convey to you how I see our mission and role in supporting the Soldiers, families and civilians that encompass this great community.

  • Environmental team manages successful combination of military training and conservation

    Jul 1, 2010

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Tank trails and roads cut across the 40,000 acres of the Hohenfels training area, dusty brown ribbons that vehicles use to carry Soldiers, munitions and equipment through a simulated war zone for multinational military training.

  • Discipline equals safety during July 4

    Jul 1, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, SC -- For a few hours Saturday evening, thousands of Fort Jackson community members, along with our guests from Columbia and the Midlands, will be treated to a spectacular fireworks display as we celebrate our nation's birthday during our annual Torchlight Tattoo. As always, the intensive planning and execution that have gone into this event are as impressive as the show itself.

  • From the blackboard to Baghdad, West Point mathematician deploys

    Jul 1, 2010

    The Global War on Terror has many different fronts on which its battles are fought. Some of the fronts are in the cities where 5.56-millimeter and 7.62-millimeter rounds cross the street, and others are in the shadows where intelligence and data are exchanged constantly. One of the Soldiers responsible for presenting that data to the upper echelon is Lt. Col. William Fehlman, the director of the differential calculus program in the Department of Mathematical Sciences here.

  • New class of West Point cadets include former Soldiers, NCOs

    Jul 1, 2010

    Among the West Point Class of 2014 are 17 combat veterans and nearly 50 active-duty military members. The Soldier Admission Program opens 170 slots each year for all members of the armed forces.

  • West Point cadets provide assistance in Honduras

    Jul 1, 2010

    West Point Junior Cadet Bradley Potts couldn't wait to get to work- especially since his work would consist of touring and helping the citizens of a foreign exotic land. On May 24, Potts, a Cleveland native, five other cadets and an academy instructor arrived in Honduras, where they would spend their Advanced Individual Academic Development learning about the country and assisting Water for People.

  • West Point cadet cadre lead the Class of 2014 through Beast

    Jul 1, 2010

    With the attention now on the nearly 1,400 new cadets headed from Reception Day into Cadet Basic Training, it will be a few years before they fully understand the logistics of the peer leadership occurring behind the scenes. Weeks before their arrival, a group of about 270 Firsties and Cows worked from sunup to sundown to ensure everything from Reception Day to the training that follows meets West Point standards.

  • TRADOC, West Point hosts War Termination Conference

    Jul 1, 2010

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, Training and Doctrine Command's commanding general, opened the TRADOC-U.S Military Academy War Termination Project and Conference June 21 at West Point, N.Y. The conference brought panels of distinguished history professors, scholars and authors to discuss U.S. involvement in nearly three centuries of war with the focus on war termination. The essays these military experts presented, along with the videotaped conference and oral history interviews will be used by TRADOC and the USMA for instructional purposes.

  • Summer adventures begin with Outdoor Rec

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- If you are a member of the community here and looking for adventure this summer, look no further than Outdoor Recreation. U.S. Army Garrison StuttgartAca,!a,,cs Outdoor Recreation offers a wide range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts, whether families or singles.

  • Postal transformation comes to Stuttgart, brings convenience

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Mail room patrons on Kelley Barracks can now check their mailbox and mail items at the same place: the Postal Service Center.

  • VA announces new option for marking veterans' graves in private cemeteries

    Jul 1, 2010

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs is offering bronze medallions to attach to existing, privately purchased headstones or markers, signifying a deceased's status as a veteran.

  • Senate unanimously confirms Petraeus

    Jul 1, 2010

    The Senate Wednesday unanimously confirmed Gen. David H. Petraeus to be commander of U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

  • CYS Services: making fitness fun for kids

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, germnay -- Turn off the television, shut down the computer and put that IPod down.

  • Contest inspires youths to step out of comfort zone

    Jul 1, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Move over, Simon Cowell, and make room for the next big thing: U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Teen Idol.

  • Cav scouts share knowledge with Iraqi Police partners

    Jul 1, 2010

    Under the watchful eye of 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division and an Iraqi Police advisory team from Tarmiyah Iraqi policemen kicked off an urban assault exercise at the Tarmiyah Iraqi Police station June 26.

  • Retreat ceremony honors 100 years of the Grafenwoehr Training Area

    Jul 1, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The Joint Multinational Training Command (JMTC) hosted a retreat ceremony and traditional German Army Tattoo, June 30, at the Grafenwoehr parade field on main post, marking the end of the Grafenwoehr Training Area's 100-year commemoration events.

  • Eyewitness to history: Grafenwoehr Training Area reenacts historic first shot

    Jul 1, 2010

    On June 30, 2010, at precisely 8 a.m. on Range 114 more than 25 German officials from the city of Grafenwoehr, The Bundes Forest Office and the state of Bavaria, delegations from the German Bundeswehr and the Joint Multinational Training Command gathered to commemorate the reenactment of the historic first artillery shot fired at the Grafenwoehr Training Area.

  • Independence Day Celebrations

    Jul 1, 2010

    Although an ocean exists between the Baden-WAfA1/4rttemberg military communities and the United States, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will bring American traditions ashore through activities as robust as the fireworks expected to fly this Fourth of July.

  • iWatch anti-terror, anti-crime program kicks off in Heidelberg

    Jul 1, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- When most of us hear the words neighborhood watch, the first images that may come to mind could be that of a nosy neighbor peeking through tangled window blinds with an extra large pair of binoculars strapped to his face, or a crew of residents staked out on their front porch with flashlights, road guard vests and whistles.

  • 'Arabian' knight trains Fort Bragg troops in art of yoga

    Aug 6, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - It's a typical humid morning for Fort Bragg, and Capt. Rachael Arabian assumes the standard physical training position - feet and palms flat on the floor, inverted arched spine and slow inhale of breath.

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