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  • Fort Bragg volunteers receive Iron Mike Awards

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - "Who can we send and who will go for us'" Major General Rodney Anderson, deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, paraphrased a familiar quote when he spoke to 27 Iron Mike Award recipients recently.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW holds Organization Day

    Aug 6, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters-National

  • Lt. Dan Band performs from the heart to welcome home Fort Bragg Soldiers, Pope AFB Airmen

    Aug 6, 2010

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - As the lights dimmed, the sound of a helicopter flying low filled the Crown Coliseum.

  • Fort Bragg continues to provide support through survivor outreach services

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Army has always had a legacy of taking care of its Families. Even when a Soldier dies in the line of duty, the support does not stop and Fort Bragg officials want to ensure that surviving spouses and Family members know that. On July 28, the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Commanding General Lt. Gen. Frank G. Helmick hosted a symposium at the Watters Center for Family Life and Religious Education for surviving spouses that included representatives from the post's various agencies designed to support them.

  • Fort Bragg welcomes Devil Brigade home

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Army's chief management officer joined friends and Family members July 30, welcoming Devil Brigade Soldiers home at a Pope Air Force Base's Green Ramp ceremony, after a year-long deployment to Iraq. Joseph P. Westphal, the under secretary of the Army, welcomed 334 Soldiers from different elements of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team as they returned to Fort Bragg.

  • CENTCOM delegates gather at Columbus forum

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Delegates from throughout South and Central Asia and the Middle East joined their U.S. Central Command counterparts in Columbus earlier this week for the fifth annual Land Forces Symposium.

  • Updated accident database features better search tools, easier navigation

    Aug 6, 2010

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has updated the Risk Management Information System with better search tools, easier navigation and a more intuitive interface to make exploring the Army accident database more productive.

  • Army chief of staff visits Fort Benning

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army chief of staff stopped off at Fort Benning on Aug. 2 ahead of his appearance before representatives attending the 2010 Land Forces Symposium in Columbus.

  • Fort Polk garrison commander lays out Installation Management Campaign Plan

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- At Fort Polk's garrison "All Hands" brief Aug. 3, I laid out a plan that's going to take Fort Polk into the future: The Installation Management Campaign Plan, or IMCP, a road map that helps each Soldier, Family and civilian understand their role in supporting our Warriors now and in years to come.

  • Tobyhanna hosts Community Covenant event

    Aug 6, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Military and community leaders from Northeastern Pennsylvania, along with scores of baseball fans, signed the Army Community Covenant during a Heroes Appreciation event before the start of a Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees baseball game.

  • USACR/Safety Center

    Aug 6, 2010

  • Army looks to identify future priorities for game-based training

    Aug 6, 2010

    Leaders from across the U.S. Army are gathering at Fort Leavenworth to help develop a wish list of new capabilities the Army should add to its Games for Training program.

  • Year 2025 - Cockpit of the Future

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Rules of Engagement for Army Aviators may drastically change in the future if two West Point cadets have anything to say about it.

  • Mission Command Center of Excellence Symposium scheduled for late August

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Combined Arms Center will be hosting a Symposium to inform all interested parties on the emerging concept of the Mission Command Warfighting Function. This Symposium is designed to promote discussions that will better formulate the Mission Command functional concept and how Industry and the Army will work together to integrate all the areas that enable Mission Command across the other Warfighting Functions. The Symposium will be held 25 August 2010 1-5 pm, Ft. Leavenworth, KS. For more info, or to register, go to http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 6, 2010

  • Commentary: Say good-bye to GEMS 2010

    Aug 6, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- What do most of you remember about June and July 2010' The heat! Yeah me too, but I also remember the 107 students who participated in the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program.

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 6, 2010

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 6, 2010

  • Tobyhanna recognizes National Guard officer

    Aug 6, 2010

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--An Army National Guard officer received Tobyhanna Army Depot's Warfighter of the Quarter Award for work performed while commanding hundreds of Soldiers in Southwest Asia.

  • Post honors Army's top Foreign Disclosure Officer

    Aug 6, 2010

    Story about a civilian at the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence being recognized as the Army's top Foreign Disclosure Officer.

  • Back-to-school season highlights partnership between Soldiers, schools

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Parents and students are gearing up for the beginning of the new school year in the Fort Wainwright community, but they are not the only ones.

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 6, 2010

  • Soldier returns to unit, duty less than a year after helicopter crash

    Aug 6, 2010

    Less than a year after a helicopter crash in Iraq that left one Soldier dead and several others, including himself, critically injured, Sgt. Justin LaFountain has returned to his unit.

  • Reserve Soldier competes for Best Warrior title

    Aug 6, 2010

    A Fort Wainwright Army Reserve Soldier, Spc. Gary G. Olsen-Saville, participated in the US Army Reserve's Best Warrior competition at Fort McCoy, Wis., last week.

  • Arctic Legion Soldiers move up the training glide path, take on collective training

    Aug 6, 2010

    Planning and executing the first large-scale, collective battalion training event since redeploying from Iraq last year while integrating aviation assets, rugged and diverse terrain and a whole crop of new-to-the-Army and new-to-the-battalion Soldiers is no easy task.

  • Depot redesigns, assembles mobile biometrics system

    Aug 6, 2010

    Tobyhanna provides service and support for a Defense Department program that develops and deploys tools to verify the identity of people entering and exiting U.S. controlled military installations and during military operations worldwide.

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 6, 2010

  • DUSTOFF pilot charms audience at AMEDD Museum

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A crowd gathered at the Army Medical Department Museum July 29 to hear the tales of a Vietnam War DUSTOFF pilot, who also is a Medal of Honor recipient and author.

  • Developing life skills through the arts: Missoula Children's Theatre

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Parents, is your child Broadway bound, or are you just looking for a way for your child to interact more with their peers - aside from Facebook or text messaging' Then Family and MWR has the perfect opportunity for your aspiring actor or actress: Missoula Children's Theatre.

  • When is a shutdown not a shutdown' When it involves Watervliet.

    Aug 6, 2010

    What was once a significant event at the Arsenal may have now become a relic of the past - the annual arsenal shutdown period. After all, can it truly be a shutdown if a lot of folks are working'

  • LandWarNet 2010 lauded as huge success

    Aug 6, 2010

    The United States Army's premiere information technology and cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, came to a close last week in Tampa, Fla.

  • Strategic Soldiers prepare to deploy in Low Level Voice Intercept teams

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Twelve Soldiers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade recently completed the first rugged phase of training at Camp Bullis to qualify for membership in a Low Level Voice Intercept team.

  • IMCOM looking for team members to join DoD fitness challenge

    Aug 6, 2010

    The Department of Defense's "Leap Into Fall" Fitness Challenge kicks off Aug. 16, challenging DoD personnel to include more physical activity in their daily routine.

  • Fort Polk opens Army's first Holiday Inn Express

    Aug 6, 2010

    Aug. 4 marked a big day on the U.S. Army's and Fort Polk's calendar as the post became the first of 10 Army installations to have a Holiday Inn Express branded hotel.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers sign Army Community Covenant with Saline County

    Aug 6, 2010

    SALINA, Kan. - Spc. Harold Gallagher, a Soldier with the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, his wife, Tomomi Gallagher, and their two children, Sara, 7, and Andrew, 5, sign the Saline County Army Community Covenant Aug. 4 in Salina, Kan., as members of the Fort Riley command group, CAB Soldiers, Saline County commissioners and community members look on. This covenant signing was the first between Saline County and Fort Riley, Kan., and marks the official start of the partnership between the two. The Army Community Covenant signing publically demonstrates the CAB and Saline County's pledge to support each other. This signing took place before the start of the Tri-Rivers Fair parade in downtown Salina, Kan. Army Community Covenant signings will take place across the Central Flint Hills region in Kansas through October.

  • Fort Rucker children go back to school--safety first, last, always

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Parents and children should adequately plan and communicate in order to have a safe school year, officials said.

  • Fort Rucker's parking, traffic rules apply to everyone

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Parking and traffic rules apply to everyone living, working or visiting the installation, post officials said.

  • IMCOM Safety Office starts awareness initiative via Web

    Aug 6, 2010

    Installation Management Command is taking an aggressive approach to accident prevention as explained in the Command Safety Policy and the IMCOM Campaign Plan.

  • Fort Rucker, USAACE 1st lady says 'goodbye'

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker's first lady bid friends and Family farewell Aug. 2 after two years of dedicated service and volunteerism to the installation community.

  • Upcoming Fort Rucker 'hilly' race may require extra training

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- For both beginner and experienced athletes alike, races offer unique challenges and goals. The annual Hispanic Heritage Month Gate-to-Gate race, scheduled Oct. 2, incorporates one additional daunting aspect: hills.

  • Wiregrass communities support Fort Rucker Soldiers, Families

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities have a long history of supporting one another. Post officials describe the Army Community Covenant partnership as a "two-way street" that is mutually beneficial for the local communities and the installation.

  • Fort Rucker boxer competes at national championship

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military spouse Tiffany "Twinkle Toes" Coussens experienced victory and defeat at the USA Boxing National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 11-17.

  • Fort Rucker's Picerne Housing opens 2nd neighborhood center

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Picerne Military Housing staff celebrated the grand opening of their second neighborhood center July 29.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers awarded Air Medal with 'V'

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "We don't go downrange looking for any kind of notoriety," said the Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization director before pinning the Air Medal with "V" device for valorous achievement on two of his Soldiers July 29 at the unit's conference room.

  • Bragg builder installs model work station for FORSCOM, USARC headquarters

    Aug 6, 2010

    The two Headquarters for U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command each received a new addition this week, courtesy of builder Hensel Phelps Construction Company: a model work station demonstrating the new features a typical staff member will enjoy at their desks when they move to Fort Bragg, N.C. The models will permit Soldiers and employees a preview of their potential Fort Bragg workspace. The two model work stations are examples of the 2,773 work stations Hensel Phelps will install next year at the new five-story Fort Bragg combined headquarter building. "This is state of the art stuff, all new," said FORSCOM G-1 BRAC Planner Gary Goulden. "For example, the flexible computer-monitor arm will permit you to swivel and angle your monitor, to rotate it and bring it closer to you."

  • The "Field' Stach": A Commentary

    Aug 6, 2010

    In a long-running military tradition, field exercises give the mustache a chance at a comeback. As annual training rolls into its second week, normally clean-shaven Soldiers will be seen with stubbly hair populating their upper lips. This temporary mustache (and the facial hair we are talking about here is always temporary) goes by several names: "Field 'stache," "AT 'stache," and "Get that the hell off your face" seem to be the most popular.

  • New York Army National Guard Truckers train for Afghanistan's mean streets

    Aug 6, 2010

    FORT DRUM, July 28 -- Moving supplies, equipment, and Soldiers is a critical aspect of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team's mission, and it's a job that is largely carried out by the truck drivers and transportation specialists of the unit's 427th Brigade Support Battalion. The 427th's truckers are spending two weeks at Fort Drum, and on Wednesday were honing their skills as convoy crew members.

  • Secretary of the Army tours U.S. AFRICOM and EUCOM

    Aug 6, 2010

    Photo essay of Secretary of the Army John McHugh's recent visit to U.S. AFRICOM and EUCOM

  • 42nd Infantry Division Commander Visits Troops at Fort Drum

    Aug 6, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Steven Wickstrom, the commanding general of New York's 42nd Infantry Division, visited the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team on Fort Drum last week. As he toured the Orion Brigade's area of operations on Fort Drum, he reviewed Soldiers' training as the 27th IBCT prepares for a possible deployment. "The 27th Brigade is the focus of effort for the entire State of New York," Wickstrom said. "We do have other units that are deploying that are getting a lot of attention; however, the 27th needs to be successful."

  • CSA meets with Mexican Secretary of Nat'l Defense

    Aug 6, 2010

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. met with Gen Guillermo Galvan--Mexico's Secretary of National Defense--this week in Mexico City.

  • Passing the reins

    Aug 6, 2010

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Col. Jeffrey Dill (right), U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden commander, hands the USAG Baumholder colors to Lt. Col. Sam McAdoo after accepting them from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Paul Pfahler during a ceremony on Smith Barracks July 14. McAdoo took command of the garrison after having most recently served as chief of the Command and Control Test Division for the Operational Test Command in Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Fort Rucker officials honor fallen hero

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Family members and post officials honored the late retired Command Sgt. Maj. Ben Reynolds here July 29 with a plaque and room dedication ceremony. Reynolds, who served here as a drill instructor in 1966 when the post was called Camp Rucker, was killed in a car accident Feb. 9.

  • 99th RSC Annual Training Heats Up

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Army bands trade musical instruments for military instruction

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Headquarters company targets basic rifle marksmanship

    Aug 5, 2010

  • 99th RSC Soldiers gear up for annual training

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Center aids in defeating explosive devices

    Aug 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Pacific's Asia-Pacific Counter IED Center uses state-of-the art training lanes aimed at defeating the weapon causing the greatest number of casualties in worldwide contingency operations.

  • Presidio of Monterey Soldiers race to finish, win Commander's Cup

    Aug 5, 2010

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Cold weather did not stop the Presidio of Monterey Army running team from winning the Commander's Cup. The Army won with a combined first-place win by the Army's female running team and a dramatic second-place finish by the Army's male running team here Aug. 4.

  • Leading by demonstration

    Aug 5, 2010

    Command Sergeant Major Donald Felt is no stranger to leading and serving as an example to the thousands of troops he has led in combat and in training. As an Infantryman, he served at every position from fire team member to brigade command sergeant major, leading Third Brigade, First Cavalry Division Soldiers on a brutal 15-month tour in Iraq in 2006. Currently serving as the garrison sergeant major at Fort Hood, he looks for ways to work with the community and continue to inspire Soldiers to excellence.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers sign Army Community Covenant with Saline County

    Aug 5, 2010

    SALINA, Kan. - Spc. Harold Gallagher, a Soldier with the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, his wife, Tomomi Gallagher, and their two children, Sara, 7, and Andrew, 5, sign the Saline County Army Community Covenant Aug. 4 in Salina, Kan., as members of the Fort Riley command group, CAB Soldiers, Saline County commissioners and community members look on. The Covenant re-affirms the commitment between Fort Riley, Kan., and Saline County to support and sustain each other's communities.

  • Hunter Army Airfield joins Tree City USA

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b>- Hunter Army Airfield recently became a member of a program called, "Tree City USA" and on July 29 an official sign was unveiled on Wilson Boulevard to show it.

  • 2 new CDCs open on Carson

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo. - Mountain Post parents and children had a reason to celebrate, thanks to the grand opening of two new state-of-the-art child care centers at Fort Carson Aug. 3.

  • COMET trains 3rd ID leaders for Humvee rollovers

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-You're out on patrol in an up-armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle more commonly referred to as simply the Humvee, and you suddenly hear "ROLLOVER! ROLLOVER! ROLLOVER!" What do you do' Fortunately for Soldiers assigned to Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, that feeling of uncertainty is lessened by Humvee Egress Assistance Training offered here. Rollovers have been, and continue to be, a threat for today's servicemembers, so being prepared in the event of a rollover can be the ultimate factor between life and death.

  • Training aids fallen Soldiers' Families

    Aug 5, 2010

    Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hodges said he knows he has one of the toughest jobs in the Army. He is a casualty assistance officer, the person assigned to help Families immediately after notification of the death of their loved one serving in the military. Hodges, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, previously worked as a CAO at Fort Bragg, N.C., and received his recertification during a training class held by the Fort Carson Casualty Assistance Center at the Family Readiness Center July 20-23.

  • Soldiers, Family members float to sky

    Aug 5, 2010

    Soldiers and Families of the Mountain Post traveled deep into the mountains of Colorado for a unique experience in South Park Valley July 24-25. From across the country, hot air balloon pilots hauled their canvas and wicker aircraft to the cool alpine valley to share the wonder of heat-propelled flight with servicemembers and their Families during the Celebration of Honor Fly.

  • Carson celebrates ACS turning 45

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Carson salutes 22 new citizens

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Lodge offers traditional ceremonies

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Fort Stewart Pet Boarding facility rivals resorts

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Heading out of town or just plain tired of replacing the couch one too many times that the dog or dogs have mauled and made as their as the latest chew toy while you're at work' Well, if that is your situation, then you're in luck. The Fort Stewart Pet Boarding Facility and Doggie Daycare at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart may just be the place you're looking for. However, don't wait too long; this place fills up daily, faster than hotels in Orlando on the 4th of July.

  • 1st Infantry Division, community bond over golf game

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Fort Riley leaders often work with Junction City and Manhattan leaders. On July 29, however, leaders from each community stepped away from their desks and on to Custer Hill Golf Course for a home-and-home golf tournament.

  • Cottonbalers celebrate 'half-way there'

    Aug 5, 2010

    The 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, has reached the half way point in its current deployment to Iraq. Family Members, led by Courtney Sierra, wife of Cottonbaler Commander Lt. Col. Gregory Sierra, along with rear detachment Soldiers and Families, celebrated this milestone with a picnic and afternoon of fun at Fort Stewart's Holbrook Pond, July 30.

  • Sesame Street helps children cope with deployments

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- More than 400 Families packed Long Fitness Center's basketball court for a performance of the Sesame Street Experience for Military Families July 29 at Fort Riley. The show, sponsored by the USO, is the first Sesame Street performance of its kind to be specifically written for military children.

  • The Army Uniform Board

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Uniform Board (AUB) is the Army's only forum to address the changing requirements of Soldiers' uniforms and accessory items. It reviews changes and improvements to:

  • U.S. ground, air train with Iraqi Army

    Aug 5, 2010

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - A thunderous boom is heard from miles away. Seconds later the explosive impact slams into the side of a nearby hill, as the Paladin hits its mark from miles away. The impact triggers over a dozen Iraqi Army 50-cal. mounted trucks into action, and they converged on the Paladin's target, all while the target is flanked by U.S. Army Kiowa Warrior helicopters.

  • MP company trains for active shooter scenario

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Soldiers with the 300th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, utilized the Fort Riley Shoot House July 26 to 27, for a realistic training environment in the event of an active shooter situation at Fort Riley.

  • BCTs change to AABs to meet new role

    Aug 5, 2010

    The U.S. Army has seen significant technological, doctrinal and structural changes within the past decade. The latest adaptation, turning Brigade Combat Teams into Advise and Assist Brigades, reflects tremendous developments in the Iraqi Security Forces and a major change in emphasis for U.S. Soldiers in Iraq.

  • Team "Sapper" represents Army in "Battle of the Builds"

    Aug 5, 2010

    Five Soldiers from the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade will represent the Army during the final stage of Scion's "Battle of the Builds," a unique car customization challenge for teams of active duty military.

  • 10th Trans Co receives Humanitarian Service Medal for Haiti mission

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD, Ga. </b>-The Soldiers of the 10th Transportation Company were awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal during a ceremony held at the Tominac Fitness Center in Hunter Army Airfield, July 28.

  • Chiarelli: Enemy acquiring technology faster

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Army needs to modernize the way it's allowed to buy technology, so it can put the best tools in the hands of the warfighter faster than the enemy pushes technology out to its foot soldiers, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Army swears in new assistant secretary

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Department of the Army swore in Katherine Hammack as assistant secretary of the Army for installations and environment Aug. 4 during a ceremony at the Pentagon conducted by Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal.

  • Army, Atlanta reaffirm community covenant

    Aug 5, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Mayor Kasim Reed addresses assembled military leaders, government officials and corporate officers from the metro Atlanta area during an Army Community Covenant signing ceremony held July 26 at Atlanta's City Hall. "The strength of the Army comes from the support of employers, educators, civic and business leaders, and its citizens," said Reed. "We, the community, are committed to building partnerships that support the strength, resilience and readiness of Soldiers and their Families." The signed document will be displayed at City Hall.

  • Fire temporarily closes Fort Stewart fitness center

    Aug 5, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b>-Fire may have caused Newman Fitness Center to be down, but thanks to the Fort Stewart Fire Department and with the combined efforts of the Hinesville Fire Department, the Fitness Center is certainly not out. The Fort Stewart Fire Department was dispatched for a fire alarm activation at Newman Fitness Center at 2:37 a.m., July 29, said William Shanholzer, Deputy Chief, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Fire Department. At 2:43 a.m. the fire chief on scene reported heavy smoke and requested a full alarm response, at which time the Hinesville Fire Department also responded in support of the Fort Stewart Fire Department. The fire was reported under control by the interior fire attack team at 3:38 a.m., said Shanholzer, and the fire was declared extinguished at 3:53 a.m.

  • Serving future leaders all in day's work

    Aug 5, 2010

    ATLANTA -- Camellia Jefferson's office may be located in the bottom of the building she works in, but when it comes to her work with area schools, she is top of the heap.

  • Nutritionist visits clinic to discuss healthy eating

    Aug 5, 2010

    What you get out of your body is usually a result of what you put into your body. To help members of the Fort McPherson community use this concept to better fuel their bodies, the Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic staff hosted a dietician to speak with those looking to modify their eating habits. 1st Lt. Christine Jessen, a dietician at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, shared her knowledge with attendees through visual aids, a PowerPoint presentation and handouts.

  • Back to school ... so soon!

    Aug 5, 2010

    It's hard to believe summer is over for most of our youths. School began in several metro Atlanta counties this week, and most other area schools will begin Monday. This week's issue of the Sentinel is devoted to helping you and your children prepare for their return to academia. Take a few minutes to read the articles in this paper to ensure you and your child are prepared to make the transition back to school as smooth as possible.

  • Flying Skies with Coal Mix Fuel

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Updated test cells online in ANAD's turbine engine value stream

    Aug 5, 2010

    A project more than two years in the making came to fruition on July 14 when the first AGT1500 engine, which powers the M1 family of vehicles, rolled out of the new dynamometer test cells in the depot's turbine engine value stream.

  • ANAD makes showing at Heavy Vehicles Summit

    Aug 5, 2010

    ANAD Commander Col. S. B. Keller was a keynote speaker July 28 at the Third Annual Heavy Vehicles Summit held during three days at Tysons Corner, Va. The colonel spoke to industry leaders about Anniston's modernization and sustainment initiatives within the U.S. military's combat vehicle fleet.

  • ANAD donates 15 computers to WPMS

    Aug 5, 2010

    White Plains Middle School students and teachers will have 15 more computers to assist with the learning process when they return to school Aug. 9 thanks to Anniston Army Depot and DLA Disposition Services, a tenant on the installation.

  • 114th Signal Battalion welcomes new commander

    Aug 5, 2010

    The 114th Signal Battalion, part of the 21st Signal Brigade, had its change of command ceremony, June 23, at Fort Detrick's Blue and Gray Parade Field. The 114th Signal Battalion provides strategic communications capabilities to the Department of Defense's highest echelons.

  • DeLong takes command at ADMC

    Aug 5, 2010

    Anniston Defense Munitions Center has a new commander. Lt. Col. Randall DeLong assumed command of the center during a change of command ceremony here July 27.

  • FDA clears JBAIDS avian influenza (H5N1) detection kit

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Fort Detrick first US Army Garrison awarded Star Status in OSHA's VPP

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Fort Detrick's safety team celebrated the installation receiving official honors as the first Army garrison to achieve Star Status in OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program.

  • FDA clears JBAIDS avian influenza (H5N1) detection kit

    Aug 5, 2010

  • Retreat helps couples build stronger marriages

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Maintaining a strong marriage can be tough when you're in the military. Between deployments and training, Soldiers don't always have quality time with their spouses.

  • Fire teams train for success

    Aug 5, 2010

    Photos taken during a rehearsal for a live-fire training that focused on building fire team skills, Aug. 3.

  • Belvoir youth makes big splash in local swim league

    Aug 5, 2010

    A running joke in the Dermody family is 12-year-old Cal is like a fish both in and out of water.

  • National Night Out

    Aug 5, 2010

  • AFTB classes scheduled to begin

    Aug 5, 2010

    Fort Belvoir's Army Family Team Building program is set to begin a new series of classes aimed at allowing spouses and family members to understand what their Soldiers do on a daily basis.

  • New rabbi excited to be a part of Belvoir community

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - It's a new community and all-new experience for Rabbi David Rose, who arrived at Fort Belvoir the middle of May to become the installation's new Jewish Civilian Chaplain.

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