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  • Village's gate closed

    Aug 5, 2010

    As part of the improvements to the site in Woodlawn Village, a construction team is replacing asphalt, curb and gutters at the west gate entrance into the village, at the intersection of Pole Road and Plantation Drive.

  • Bidens recognize resiliency of military families; Second Lady premieres acting debut at Belvoir

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - Jill Biden wants servicemembers and their families to know that their concerns are known and understood.

  • NATO team supplying Afghan Security Forces

    Aug 5, 2010

    A team with NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan is working with and funding the Afghan National Security Forces, while helping them on the road to self-sufficiency.

  • Wellness/ASAP Center moves

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Well-Being, Army Substance Abuse Program office on Fort Sill moved to a new location offering improved services for their customers

  • Soldier finds, returns ID tag of fallen officer

    Aug 5, 2010

    On May 21 a Medical Department Activity Soldier doing physical training on the field in front of Gruber Fitness Center found an identification tag of another Soldier. Spc. Bradley Benham, a laboratory technician at Munson Army Health Center, said he returned to work preparing to try to contact the Soldier the tag belonged to. Before he could, he read a story in a Kansas City newspaper about a Soldier from Fort Leavenworth who died in Afghanistan on May 18 from wounds received from a terrorist car bomb, Col. John McHugh. McHugh was the chief of Battle Command Training Program's Operations Group A.

  • NEC watches computer habits

    Aug 5, 2010

    Fort Sill Network Enterprise Center verifies government computers are used for lawful reasons and to watch for those accessing illegal or prohibited sites.

  • Command Surgeon Inspects Hospitals around Atoll

    Aug 5, 2010

    On July 12, Col. John Albano--USASMDC/ARSTRAT's first command surgeon-- arrived at Kwajalein Atoll to inspect ways to improve both the physical and administrative work environments so that both the medical and range communities can exercise their respective trades without barriers or distractions.

  • Idaho National Guard unit conducts rehearsal drill at Camp Shelby

    Aug 5, 2010

    The 188th Infantry Brigade recently hosted the rehearsal of concept drill for the deploying 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team on Thursday at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center. The ROC drill reviewed the 116th CBCT's pre- and post-mobilization training plan. It also provided an opportunity for 116th CBCT commanders and senior enlisted advisors to review the First Army Division East training support platform plan for the unit.

  • It's 'Allgood' as Highlanders welcome new commander

    Aug 5, 2010

    Change of command story for MRB, which has enjoyed mission success in its specialized mission of recruiting medical professionals in spite of heavy competition from the civilian sector for the same professionals.

  • Program reaches out to families of fallen

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Since 2001, nearly 400 active duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers with roots in South Carolina have died either in combat or by non-hostile means. To date, less than half of their surviving family members are actively enrolled in the Army's Survivor Outreach Services program.

  • Army takes a hard look at chronic, acute pain

    Aug 5, 2010

    Localized story about the steps taken at Ireland Army Community Hospital to help warriors with chronic and acute pain; new pain management clinic opened.

  • Third Army co-hosts Land Forces Symposium

    Aug 5, 2010

    The Land Forces Symposium is co-hosted by Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. and Third Army Commander Lt. Gen. William G. Webster. During the four-day event which addressed multilateral approaches to regional challenges, participants not only exchanged ideas, they focused on how to exchange efforts to address 21st challenges. This was done through a series of panel topics on Consequence Management/Critical Infrastructure Protection, Regional Security Challenges and Security Cooperation programs.

  • Lights, camera, Fort J-action!: Child thespians debut in weekend production

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Look out Broadway; Fort Jackson's got talent. Tomorrow the installation's youngest stars will get their chance to shine as they perform in a live musical.

  • Kid Rock headlines on-post celebration

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Music artist Kid Rock will headline a show at Fort Jackson Sept. 11 as part of the post's Patriot Day events, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officials announced this week.

  • Born to ride: Post riders bike for safety at annual motorcycle rally

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 50 Fort Jackson motorcycle riders braved the triple digit temperatures Friday to show off their bikes, enjoy the camaraderie and get a refresher on safety during the Victory Thunder motorcycle rally. Riders had the opportunity to have their motorcycles inspected before hitting the road for the Thunder Run around post.

  • Bike ride provides stress relief, fun

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Looking to relieve some stress this weekend' Then hop on a bicycle and join the Fort Jackson Community for a Ride-Away Mountain Bike Ride.

  • BCTAca,!E+changes complement war mission

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The one thing in the Army that remains constant is that things will always change. You can count on that. Change, of course, in an operational setting is a necessity because we continually must adapt to ensure the success of the warfare mission and address the new challenges that we face. Changes start at the ground up, and at Fort Jackson that translates to Basic Combat Training.

  • Homeward bound

    Aug 5, 2010

    With the successes American and Iraqi forces have made in the establishment of Security, the 1st Infantry Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion is set to participate in the continuing Responsible Drawdown of Forces.

  • Army takes lead of chaplain center

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Before a standing-room-only crowd, leadership of the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center changed hands - and branches - Monday in a ceremony at the AFCC auditorium.

  • Army chaplaincy celebrates 235 years

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's chaplains ushered in the Army chaplaincy's 235th year during a "birthday party" July 30 at the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School.

  • Good neighbors: Post agencies team for National Night Out

    Aug 5, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For 12-year-old Jessica Woodall, National Night Out is more than an opportunity to learn about crime prevention - it is a time for fun and making new friends.

  • Cadet Basic Training at West Point

    Aug 5, 2010

    More than 1,300 new cadets will march approximately 12 miles from Camp Buckner to the front of Washington Hall at West Point, N.Y., on Aug. 9 to conclude their six-week transformation from civilians to cadets as the Class of 2014. The training has intensified over the past few weeks, first introducing them to cadet life and basic soldiering skills to more in-depth field training, like land navigation, rappelling and first responder medical training.

  • Queen of Beast: West Point cadet takes charge of summer training for Class of 2014

    Aug 5, 2010

    West Point Cadet Brittany Fraser took command of the Cadet Basic Training Regiment for the second phase of summer training, also known as "Beast Barracks." Whereas the first cadre detail was responsible for transforming civilians into West Point cadets, the second detail completes the transformation of cadets into Soldiers, Fraser explained. Upperclass cadets are charged with leading the new cadets through basic soldiering skills like marksmanship training, rappelling and first aid.

  • US and Iraqi Soldiers meet to prepare for Sha'baniyah

    Aug 5, 2010

    Nearly 20 Iraqi Army intelligence leaders and soldiers traveled to Contingency Operating Site Kalsu to meet intelligence leaders from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division July 18.

  • Army secretary tours Caserma Ederle, meets Soldiers and family

    Aug 5, 2010

    Visits with family members of deployed Soldiers and tours of new Army facilities were top priorities for the Secretary of the Army during his recent stop at Caserma Ederle. The Honorable John McHugh spent two days at the post, headquarters for U.S. Army Africa, the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and the 14th Transportation Battalion.

  • Congress members visit troops in Afghanistan

    Aug 5, 2010

    Five members of the House Armed Services Committee, on a whirlwind tour of Afghanistan, spent about three and a half hours with U.S. troops at remote Forward Operating Base Lightning, Paktya province Aug. 2.

  • Casey shares vision of National Guard's future

    Aug 5, 2010

    "No one wants to go back to the Guard being just a strategic reserve," Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said during a visit to the 2010 National Guard Family Program Volunteer Workshop. "We have come way too far. Half of the Guard are combat veterans. That's a fundamentally different force and, as a result, it's a fundamentally different Army."

  • 21st TSC assists in recovering Soldier's remains in France

    Aug 5, 2010

    More than six decades after giving his life for freedom, an American Soldier is on his way home. A four-person team with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's U.S. Army Memorial Affairs Activity, Europe, recently recovered the Soldier's remains at the Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial here.

  • United States Division-Center chief warrant officer reaches career pinnacle

    Aug 5, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Terry A. Wolff, United States Division-Center commanding general, places the highest warrant rank on Chief Warrant Officer 5 Randy Johnson during his promotion ceremony in the USD-C division conference room Aug. 4.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Aug 5, 2010

    Desert Cat Soldiers give hope Humanitarian aid drop feeds 50 families

  • Changing reenlistment program doesn't affect Soldiers' decisions

    Aug 5, 2010

    Although Soldiers cannot deploy under stop-loss any longer, a new deployment extension program is in place. With the new program, Soldiers who are nearing their end of contractual service date can willingly reenlist for the length of the unit's deployment and then leave the service after redeployment.

  • Medical treatment in Abu Ghraib has gone mobile

    Aug 5, 2010

    A donation of two mobile health clinic vehicles from the Raider brigade make it possible for health care to come to Abu Ghraib.

  • Closure comes with JSS Tarmiyah transfer

    Aug 5, 2010

    JSS Tarmiyah transfers

  • MPs train Iraqis on convoy operations, IED detection

    Aug 5, 2010

    Soldiers from 501st Military Police Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Div., trained members of 6th Iraqi Army Div., on reacting to improvised explosive devices at Contingency Operating Location Constitution July 26.

  • Command Group

    Aug 5, 2010

    25th Infantry Division Command Group

  • Sac State students tour levee upgrade project with Corps engineers

    Aug 4, 2010

    Engineers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District led a tour of an ongoing levee improvement project for Sacramento university students and teachers July 31, sharing real-life engineering work with the next generation of engineers.

  • And she's...safe

    Aug 4, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Lady Warriors catcher Catherine Catano from the 55th Military Police Company at Casey Garrison prepares to apply the tag to a Daegu runner during the U.S. Forces Korea Softball Championship game they won 7-5 at Yongsan Garrison Aug. 1.

  • Hovey team smashes Warrior Country triathlon record

    Aug 4, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - With a gold medal from the 8th Army Triathlon already safely in his possession, Richard Gash set his sights on fielding a team that would duplicate that performance in the Warrior Country Team Triathlon Championship July 31 at Casey Garrison's Hanson Field House.

  • Manikins breathe life into CPR, first aid classes

    Aug 4, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - First aid classes have long been taught by the American Red Cross in Warrior Country, but thanks to a donation of manikins from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity the students who take the cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid course at Red Cloud Garrison are getting a dose of reality that may one day help them save lives.

  • Finger lickin' good down to the very last crumb

    Aug 4, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Valerie Cruz, daughter of Sgt. Luis and Lizbeth Cruz of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, enjoys a hot dog during the Voyage to Book Island Closeout Party July 17 at Casey Garrison's Gateway Club.

  • Warrior Country engineer gets top Army award

    Aug 4, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - When children walk through the doors at Casey Elementary School and the bell rings for the first time Aug. 30, a award-winning Department of the Army engineer from the Red Cloud Garrison Directorate of Public Works will have had a hand in that historic occasion.

  • 'Apps for Army' to shape future software acquisition

    Aug 4, 2010

    Knowledge learned from the Army's recent "Apps for the Army" application-development challenge will be used to help the service more quickly acquire software applications.

  • USACR/Safety Center Links

    Aug 4, 2010

  • Spirit of America reharsals begin at Ft. McNair!

    Aug 4, 2010

    Spirit of America reharsals begin at Ft. McNair!

  • CG JFHQ-NCR/MDW promotes Lt. Col. Donna Scott to Colonel on July 30

    Aug 4, 2010

    Maj. General Karl R. Horst, commander, Joint Force Headquarters

  • Statement on Health Promotion, Risk Reduction and Suicide Prevention Report

    Aug 4, 2010

    "This effort is part of our culture to look closely at ourselves, and to make continuous improvements in our capability - but most importantly, to reduce the number of soldiers we lose to suicide."

  • Exercise Khaan Quest

    Aug 4, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Exercise Khaan Quest 10 (KQ 10), Aug. 2-28, 2010, is a multi-national, peace supporting operational exercise. It is co-sponsored by the Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) and the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), and executed by U.S. Army Pacific, with support from the U.S. State Department. The U.S. Marine Corps and the MAF first conducted Exercise Khaan Quest in Mongolia, Sept. 2003. Exercise KQ 10 is a multi-national platoon- and company-level training event culminating in a company-level field training exercise supporting peacekeeping operations.

  • Gen. Ham speaks on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" survey

    Aug 4, 2010

    Gen. Ham speaks on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" survey

  • Blood Analyzers bring faster treatment in Maysan

    Aug 4, 2010

    Hospitals in the Maysan Province received some much needed help for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, recently. The Maysan Provincial Reconstruction Team, with support from Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, provided the Ministry of Health with six Beckman Coulter Auto Blood Analyzers.

  • Chilean army officers visit Black Jack brigade

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- It was a day-long tour, complete with equipment displays and a tour of a field site, for Chilean Army officers who visited the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, July 30, 2010.

  • Deep Strike Soldiers learn emergency destruction procedures

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-As the artillery rounds flew overhead, Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment continued press forward and train.

  • Exemplary Iron Brigade Soldier recognized

    Aug 4, 2010

  • How Army teens deal with pressures of growing up in 2010: FYI: Teens can LOL at crazy OMG situations

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- Being a teen in today's world isn't easy, especially when you're a military dependent.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Cynthia "Cindy" S. Wilson

    Aug 4, 2010

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Cynthia "Cindy" S. Wilson

  • Corps' Sacramento District employees recognized at annual Summer Leaders' Conference

    Aug 4, 2010

    SEATTLE - The Sacramento District's Creg Hucks and Tim Willard were among the Corps employees recognized with awards during the Corps' annual Summer Leaders' Conference here Aug. 2. Hucks was named the Corps' Communicator of the Year, for his work on the district's American River Watershed Program. Willard received the Construction Management Excellence Award, for overseeing more than $165 million in military construction projects in Utah.

  • Fort Polk anti-terrorism office implements iWatch

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- Imagine these scenes: It starts as a normal workday and becomes a nightmare when an explosion rips through an office building on Fort Polk. As emergency personnel respond to the scene and pull bodies from the wreckage, word of the disaster spreads across post as fast as the fire which engulfs the building.

  • Centurion engineers end the day with a blast

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole! Fire in the hole!" Combat engineers from C Company, 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, shouted this warning to surrounding Soldiers to take cover from an impending blast.

  • Fort Polk fights for first place

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- The opponents shake hands, walk to opposite sides of the octagon and face each other. Once the 10-minute clock begins counting down, they collide in the middle of the ring, flinging each other against the chain link fence surrounding the ring.

  • Air Cav Soldiers making a difference: Assisting through Habitat for Humanity

    Aug 4, 2010

    KILLEEN, Texas - Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, took time out of their workdays to volunteer with the Fort Hood Area Habitat for Humanity.

  • Sustainers promote summer safety

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Aug. 2, 2010) - Well it's that time of the year again. Time for the grill sergeants to show off their barbecue skills. Time for the kids to enjoy their summer break by the pool or beachside. Time for the avid motorcyclist to break out their cruisers and sport bikes. Unfortunately, summer is also the time for an influx of accidents, whether it be military - related or in the civilian sector.

  • 'Mindfulness' Helps Soldiers Cope in Iraq

    Aug 4, 2010

    U.S. Division Center officials here are offering soldiers an ancient alternative to traditional methods of coping with deployment stress.

  • Long Knife Soldiers run as a team

    Aug 4, 2010

    Long Knife Soldiers run as a team

  • Resolute leadership meets for commander's off-site

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT EUSTIS, Va (July 29, 2010) - Countless field manuals and Army regulations tell Soldiers that their primary mission while stateside is to train. From the lowest ranks to the highest levels, troops take time from their high operational tempo to learn the skills needed to remain an effective fighting force. Changing times often require command teams to develop new tactics to keep their Soldiers safe and informed.

  • BAMC patrons save time with new valet parking service

    Aug 4, 2010

    Brooke Army Medical Center patients can now avoid the long walk from the hospital parking lot as Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials helped procure a new valet parking service. In less than 30 days, MICC officials staffed and approved a valet parking contract so BAMC patients can get to their appointments quicker, no longer having to march through the rain or blistering heat.

  • Mindfulness helps Soldiers cope

    Aug 4, 2010

    United States Division- Center is offering Soldiers alternatives to traditionla military methods of dealing with stress.

  • Alternative PT challenges Greywolf command teams

    Aug 4, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Teamwork and endurance led more than 70 leaders from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division over four challenges during physical fitness training at Fort Hood's Training Area 8, July 30.

  • Army Space Cadre Symposium kicks off

    Aug 4, 2010

    Brig. Gen. Kurt S. Story kicked off the 2010 Army Space Cadre Symposium. The theme for this year's event is "Sharpening Our Edge."

  • Gen. Casey visits New Orleans

    Aug 4, 2010

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. visited New Orleans, La., on Aug. 3, 2010, to attend the 2010 National Guard Volunteer Workshop, speak at the World Affairs Council of New Orleans and tour the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Surge Barrier Wall.

  • Law school opportunity opens for military officers

    Aug 4, 2010

    For Soldiers interested in expanding their legal careers both in and out of the military, the Office of the Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education Program.

  • Program helps college graduates break barriers

    Aug 4, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - Some members of the Heidelberg community vividly remember the days dedicated to ensuring a successful move, and once nestled comfortably in quarters, life simply continued.

  • Garrison active-shooter exercise ensures responders are prepared

    Aug 4, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- In just a few brief seconds, an ordinary military community transformed from a place of relative calm, peace and security to one marred by violence and chaos - but not for long.

  • Vilseck community honors fallen comrade

    Aug 4, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Quiet sobs echoed through Vilseck Chapel July 27, as the community, both German and American, joined to honor 1st Lt. Robert Bennedsen, who was killed in action when he was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting a vehicle recovery mission outside of Qalat, Afghanistan, July 18.

  • LandWarNet 2010 launches in Tampa

    Aug 4, 2010

    The United States ArmyAca,!a,,cs premiere information technology/cyberspace operations showcase, LandWarNet 2010, kicked off Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.

  • Building out network top priority for Army

    Aug 4, 2010

    Top Army leaders are keenly focused on building out the Army information network said the Army's chief information officer.

  • New York Army National Guard Aviators Train on Firehawk Helicopter Firefighting System

    Sep 29, 2011

    A New York Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crew successfully tested the state's Firehawk firefighting system Wednesday, Aug. 4, in the Mohawk River near the Colonie Town Park. The Firehawk system consists of a 1000-gallon tank and spray apparatus that fits beneath a Blackhawk helicopter and can be filled with a pump system and hose from a river or lake in 60 seconds. It is able to drop all or just part of its water payload. It can also be filled with other types of fire-retardant material such as foam. The landing gear of the Blackhawk must be modified to accomodate the system.

  • U.S. military in Afghanistan responds to Pakistan flood

    Sep 28, 2011

    The U.S. military in Afghanistan are responding rapidly to the disastrous flooding that has reportedly killed more than 1,200 people in Pakistan, 60 in Afghanistan and affected millions.

  • LandWarNet opens with 4 keys to Internet security

    Aug 3, 2010

    Protection of the nation's computer networks requires focus on four key areas, said the NSA director on first day of the LandWarNet conference.

  • Armor advance parties arrive from Fort Knox

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Armor School quartering parties from the 194th Armor Brigade and 316th Cavalry Brigade at Fort Knox, Ky., are arriving at Fort Benning and will be in place by the end of next week.

  • Profile of a Task Force Destiny NCO

    Aug 3, 2010

    Sgt. Jason North, D Troop, Task Force Saber AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer, is an NCO charged with not only conducting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on the task force's Apache helicopters, but is additionally responsible for leading Soldiers in the only Apache repair section in the Troop's maintenance platoon.

  • 1st ACB Diamond Club goes for motivational run

    Aug 3, 2010

    The first sergeants and command sergeants major of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, known as the 1st ACB Diamond Club, ran to raise awareness of the importance of keeping fit and setting the standard as senior noncommissioned officers.

  • 25th CAB returns from Iraq

    Aug 3, 2010

    The commander, command sgt. maj. and Soldiers of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, arrive at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Aug. 2, from their 12-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Casey: National Guard's future not in strategic reserve

    Aug 3, 2010

    Putting the National Guard back on the Cold War-era strategic reserve shelf is not the answer when defense leaders discuss the future, the Army's chief of staff said today. "No one wants to go back to the Guard being just a strategic reserve," Gen. George Casey said during a visit to the 2010 National Guard Family Program Volunteer Workshop. "We have come way too far. Half of the Guard are combat veterans. That's a fundamentally different force and, as a result, it's a fundamentally different Army."

  • Coca-Cola Zero music tour features Soldier-based bands

    Aug 3, 2010

    The Coca-Cola Zero Music Tour will provide free afternoon concerts to Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation patrons starting this weekend through Sept. 11 at Army installations throughout the country. Thirteen Army installations are scheduled to play host to the traveling caravan designed to reinvent a "battle of the bands" venue for independent military musical groups who aspire to perform in concert settings.

  • Army shooters take title at Interservice Championship

    Aug 3, 2010

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Service Rifle team braved the heat and stiff competition and came out on top at the 49th Interservice Rifle Championships. With their accomplishment, the USAMU enabled the Army to complete a sweep of all interservice marksmanship championships in 2010 - Soldiers and teams from the USAMU previously won the shotgun and pistol interservice competitions, as a team and individually

  • Ready, Set, GFEBS!

    Aug 3, 2010

    GFEBS is a state-of-the-art, web-based system. It replaces all Army accounting systems and integrates financial data.

  • North Carolina MPs gain skills training in Texas

    Aug 3, 2010

    N.C. Army Reserve Soldiers receive training at Fort Bliss, Texas training complex

  • Army shooters take title at interservice championship

    Aug 3, 2010

    Soldiers with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Service Rifle team braved the heat and stiff competition and came out on top at the 49th Interservice Rifle Championships. With their accomplishment, the USAMU enabled the Army to complete a sweep of all interservice marksmanship championships in 2010 - Soldiers and teams from the USAMU previously won the shotgun and pistol interservice competitions, as a team and individually

  • Total Army Analysis Guide to Logistics SRCs (AKO Login Required)

    Aug 3, 2010

  • Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXIV

    Aug 3, 2010

    The annual Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) is the United States Army's largest Asia-Pacific Theater Security Cooperation Program event. This event is co-hosted by the U.S. Army, Pacific and another Asia-Pacific Army. This year, the Chilean Army will co-host the 34th PAMS in Santiago, Chile, in early August. The theme <i>"Transnational Threats in the Asia-Pacific: Defining the Role of Land Forces"</i> will be introduced during guest speaker presentations followed by a moderated panel discussion. Several topics covering the theme include: The Role of Land Forces, manning, training and equipping and initiatives to improve bilateral, regional and interagency cooperation to counter transnational threats. As a special event to this year's PAMS, after the opening ceremony, Chilean army and governmental representatives will speak about the military and governmental response to the recent earthquake and tsunami. They will highlight the successes of their response as well as critique what they could have done better and more efficiently.

  • Soldiers, families benefit from EFMP support group activities

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Through the Army Community Services' Exceptional Family Member Program here families are able to benefit from an array of support group activities.

  • National Guard ramps up Southwest border support

    Aug 3, 2010

    National Guard troops in four states are in training today as they prepare to join colleagues already supporting Border Patrol agents on the nation's Southwest border.

  • Remember pedestrian rules of the roads at Belvoir

    Aug 3, 2010

    Before heading outside to run, either in formation or individually, Fort Belvoir's runners should take a moment to review the installation's running policy.

  • Wounded Warriors form hockey program

    Aug 3, 2010

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. - While growing up in Minnesota, hockey was a major part of retired Staff Sgt. Andrew Hill's life.

  • Functional training revamps traditional personal training regimen

    Aug 3, 2010

    July 21 was a Wednesday morning like most at Graves Fitness Center - save for the Soldiers performing over/under hurdles, push-ups and tire throws as part of the gym's new functional training program.

  • Second annual Cardboard Regatta

    Aug 3, 2010

    The second annual Cardboard Regatta was held at Pool #1 Saturday. Entrants competed in the fastest time, best design and most spectacular sinking categories.

  • The Evolution of Belvoir Housing - Part 1: Woodlawn Village

    Aug 3, 2010

    Over the course of military history, there have been two major military housing construction campaigns.

  • 402nd relocates to Fort Bliss, changes command

    Aug 3, 2010

    402nd FA BDE uncases the colors on Fort Bliss, symbolizing their relocation from Travis AFB to Bliss. During the same ceremony, the unit held a change of command from Col. Tracy Smith to Col. Kirk Nilsson.

  • WTU's ombudsman a problem-solver for Soldiers

    Aug 3, 2010

    Fort Belvoir's Warrior in Transition Unit ombudsman, Vincent Caprio, takes great pride in his ability to cut through red tape and solve problems for Soldiers.

  • Personnel specialist still working after 50-year milestone

    Aug 3, 2010

    For Michael Pollack, work as a government civilian was not an ideal career upon fulfilling his two-year commitment to the Navy.

  • Appreciation day a hit with residents

    Aug 3, 2010

    The Belvoir Federal Credit Union had its 5th annual Installation Appreciation Day Saturday. And, once again, residents came away smiling.

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