Archive: Aug 2010

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  • Future engineer works on missile system

    Aug 19, 2010

    Zachary Dixon an Aerospace Engineer is continuing his education in Mechanical Engineering at UT Knoxville, worked at the AMRDEC in the Reliability and Maintainability Egnineering and Systems Assessment Division of the Engineering Directorate. He felt his internship with AMRDEC was worthwhile and would highly recommend it to his fellow students.

  • Crutchfield assumes command of USAACE, Fort Rucker

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Returning to the place his Army career started, a new master Aviator took command of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker during a change of command ceremony on Howze Field Aug. 19.

  • Proper flag etiquette

    Aug 19, 2010

    "The American flag is one of the most precious images of citizenship we can share with our students, so it was important to impress upon them that there is a proper way to handle the flag and that it should always be done thoughtfully." said, Keep-Barnes.

  • Soldiers who saw start of war as youth make up 'Iraq generation'

    Aug 19, 2010

    Many younger servicemembers in today's military are a part of what is being called by many Soldiers as the Iraq generation -- a relative term describing young servicemembers who were in their adolescence when U.S. forces invaded Iraq, and now serve in the military and have deployed to Iraq themselves.

  • Fires Center of Excellence gets new chief of staff

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT Sill, Okla. -- Col. Daniel Karbler succeeded Col. Matt Merrick as the new chief of staff of Fort Sill and the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence Aug. 18 during a reveille ceremony here.

  • Fort Wainwright kicks off recycling program

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - On Aug. 16, Capt Timothy Hall, HHC USAG commander and Fort Wainwright recycling coordinator, watched as two men from K & K Recycling Inc. positioned a large yellow recycling bin on a wide open space of ground, just past the far end of the Commissary parking lot, behind the furniture store.

  • Advise and assist operations help IPs reach milestone in Anbar

    Aug 19, 2010

    ANBAR PROVINCE, Iraq - U.S. advise and assist operations in Anbar province helped Iraqi Security Forces achieve another milestone when the Iraqi Police hosted their first community outreach event at the Anbar Police Department's Media Center, Aug. 10. There, they donated school supplies, stuffed animals and clothes to about 20 orphaned children of police officers killed in the line of duty.

  • Sledgehammer torch party arrives home

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, stepped off the plane at Lawson Army Airfield at Fort Benning after a year-long deployment during the early morning hours, Aug. 15.

  • Barracks living doesn't have to be unhealthy

    Aug 19, 2010

    It really is possible to live in the barracks and have a healthy lifestyle

  • TRADOC leader visits Fort Sill

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Army Basic Combat Training has recently been made more challenging, and it is smarter in what it teaches, according to the deputy commanding general of initial military training at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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    Aug 19, 2010

  • Reunion briefings prepare Families for Soldiers' return

    Aug 19, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division have begun to return to Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield and Kelley Hill at Fort Benning, after a year-long deployment. The initial reunion is full of hugs and happiness, but learning to be a Family again takes a lot of work.

  • Fort Wainwright Fire Department dive team assists in body recovery

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Fort Wainwright Fire Department dive team was activated Aug. 14 to assist with recovering a body from Eleanor Lake in Anaktuvuk Pass.

  • Operation Dragoon veterans remembered

    Aug 19, 2010

    The 66th Annual Reunion of Operation Dragoon, one of the most successful but controversial campaigns of World War II, was held at the Hyatt Regency in Roslyn, Va., Aug. 8-10.

  • Four-hour investment yields priceless return

    Aug 19, 2010

    Last month, Tina De la Roche, forensic and biological DNA unit supervisor for the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboraty on Fort Gillem, was having dinner at a seafood restaurant in Atlanta with her family, including 10-month-old daughter, Amee. One of Amee's favorite snacks is a cheese puff-like snack designed for babies, Roche said. The snacks are highly dissolvable; however, while talking with her father, Ray, Roche noticed her daughter's face was turning bright red.

  • Army Guardsman receives Soldier's Medal for bravery

    Aug 19, 2010

    "An angel in disguise" is how Army Maj. Nathlon Jackson was described by Air Force Gen. Craig McKinley at a ceremony at the Army National Guard Readiness Center Wednesday.

  • Navy SEAL, acquatics director, jackalope - Stanley Olszewski's in the spotlight

    Aug 19, 2010

    "I'm a Hoosier by birth, Alaskan by choice and Polish by the grace of God," Olszewski said.

  • Card readers screen post's visitors

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A couple months ago, a felon tried to drive onto Fort Sill.

  • Success is in the details

    Aug 19, 2010

    Pop quiz: which is more important, the "big picture," or the fine details' The answer: while it's important to be able to see the big picture, success is most often determined by the fine details. This applies to a business, project, sport or any other activity. We often spend a lot of energy on the big picture - going through the motions of holding the meetings, making the phone calls and completing the tasks necessary to ensure an event is completed by its deadline.

  • Army awards civilian Air Medal for past service

    Aug 19, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The Army awarded one of America's highest awards for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight nearly 20 years late to a U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command budget analyst.

  • Stewart-Hunter Forestry Branch builds roads, too

    Aug 19, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - Some may think that managing nearly 300,000 acres of forest resources is enough work on its own, without having to be responsible for building and maintaining roads. But for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Forestry Branch of the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works, it's just part of the job.

  • 591st Medical Logistics Company Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A deployment ceremony was held Aug. 11 at Army Community Service for the Soldiers and Family members of the 591st Medical Logistics Company.

  • Daughter follows father's footsteps

    Aug 19, 2010

    Chap. (Lt. Col.) Timothy Bedsole, plans, training and operations chaplain, First Army, reads the oath of office to his daughter, 2nd Lt. Tiffany Bethany Bedsole, during a commissioning ceremony held Aug. 13 at First Army headquarters on Fort Gillem.

  • 4th IBCT Families hold Yellow Ribbon Walk

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT STEWART, Ga. Aca,!" More than 100 spouses and children of 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Soldiers, extended Family Members, friends, fellow Soldiers and the garrison command team honored their Soldier serving in Iraq with a one-mile Aca,!A"Yellow Ribbon WalkAca,!A? to Iraq, Aug. 14.

  • Team assists families who lose Soldiers

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- In a world of turmoil, Soldiers may be neighbors and close friends one day and the next, one dies or is killed, leaving a family mired in shock and uncertainty.

  • 472D Military Police Company redeploys

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 472nd Military Police Company returned home from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 13.

  • Former Iranian hostage shares insights in getting through tough times

    Aug 19, 2010

    It was a chance meeting at Easter Sunday Mass that lead retired colonel Charles Scott to come back to Fort McPherson Tuesday. What wasn't a chance, however, were the things Scott used to get through the 444 days spent as a hostage in Iran during the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979. As part of the U.S. Army Garrison Chaplain's Office staff's leadership conference series, Scott spoke to a crowd at the Chapel Center about his captivity and how he was able to stay true to his military vows. "We are the products of our training and experiences," Scott said. "Faith, strength, God, Family and myself got me through."

  • 42nd Medical Detachment returns after year-long deployment

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Six Soldiers from the 42nd Medical Detachment celebrated their safe return home from Iraq Aug. 11 during a ceremony held at Army Community Service.

  • Research, development workers cited for innovation

    Aug 19, 2010

  • New pain relief methods for traumatic injuries in Afghanistan

    Aug 19, 2010

    New pain relief measures are being employed by anesthesiologists at three coalition hospitals in Afghanistan to help Soldiers suffering from traumatic injuries caused by improvised explosives devices.

  • Highly diverse Medical Capabilities Integration Center at the heart of Army medical knowledge

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- If it has anything to do with medical battlefield tactics, techniques, personnel, organizational structures or equipment, then Fort Sam Houston's Medical Capabilities Integration Center has had something to do with it.

  • Jewish War veterans visit Hunter Army Airfield

    Aug 19, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - Fifty-five members of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA visited Hunter Army Airfield to get a snapshot of the installation's mission, Aug. 12. The group's members included veterans from all the branches of the Armed Forces - most of whom served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

  • Fort Stewart says 'thank you' at Women's Equality Day Observance

    Aug 19, 2010

    <b>FORT STEWART, Ga. </b> - There was standing room only as kundreds of Marne Soldiers, Family Members, community leaders and Army Civilians came together to honor Women's Equality Day with an observance at the Main Post Chapel, Aug. 11.

  • Seminar, workshop looks at resilience through collaboration in today's complex environment

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Individuals, organizations and societies undergoing tremendous changes in culture and system can be sustained by providing a framework for success according to Mike Jay, a professional business coach, consultant and entrepreneur during an Aug. 12 presentation at Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • 402nd AFSB Deputy Has No Time For Negative Thoughts

    Aug 19, 2010

    W. Arnold Pindle, deputy to the commander, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Joint Base Balad, Iraq, believes "We cannot afford the luxury of a negative thought."

  • CSA lauds Army Corps for 'phenomenal' work after visit to NGA project at Belvoir

    Aug 19, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, lauded the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for the magnitude and scope of military construction and civil works projects the agency has undertaken over the past five years.

  • Gladiators remember one of their own

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Colored light from the stained-glassed windows of Fort Hood's Memorial Chapel greeted mourners as they filled it's pews to pay their respects to one of 3rd Brigade's Soldiers, Aug. 17.

  • C4ISR community to have annual symposium

    Aug 19, 2010

    Team C4ISR, will gather in Baltimore Aug. 23 - 26 for the annual Team C4ISR Joint Symposium and Expo to discuss the full scope of activities associated with bringing C4ISR technologies to the Soldier and sustaining those technologies in the field.

  • U.S. Soldiers join pilgrimage to Church of the Black Madonna

    Aug 19, 2010

    LETNICA/LETNICE, Kosovo -- Thousands of Serbian, Albanian, and Croatian pilgrims venture to this village in eastern Kosovo every August to mark a Catholic holy day. The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the day on which many believe that Mary's body and soul were brought into heaven.

  • Ripken Stadium hosts Military Appreciation Night

    Aug 19, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground service members were honored during the annual Military Appreciation Night at Ripken Stadium, July 30.

  • Saber medics perfect their bedside manner

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Patients waiting in the emergency room of Fort Hood's Carl R. Darnell Medical Center (CRDAMC) may find themselves being cared for by Cav Soldiers.

  • Army improving helicopter protective measures

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Army is now crafting an integrated approach to aircraft survivability that combines input from multiple on-board sensors and uses that information to detect, track and defeat incoming enemy fire.

  • Cav Troopers receive upgraded fighting vehicles

    Aug 19, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Cavalry Troopers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division received their M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from the Army's reset program, here, Aug. 16.

  • APG Commander set to brief acquisition officers

    Aug 19, 2010

    Major Gen. Nick Justice, Research Development and Engineering Command and Aberdeen Proving Ground commanding general is also the Senior Regional Acquisition Official. The general will conduct a regionalization briefing at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Top of the Bay, Chesapeake/Mezzanine Room.

  • LOGCAP Managers Have Key Role in Drawdown

    Aug 19, 2010

    LOGCAP managers are sustaining quality troop support, while handing over unused facilities.

  • Wounded Warriors receive visit by the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Mater

    Aug 19, 2010

    Maj. Gen. James K. Gilman, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, visited the Veterans Affairs Hospital while he was attending the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care conference here in Tampa Aug. 18.

  • NCOA discontinuation ceremony ends era at APG

    Aug 19, 2010

    For 23 years, U.S. Army Ordnance mid-grade and senior enlisted Soldiers honed their skills at the U.S. Army Ordnance Center and Schools' Non-Commissioned Officer Academy at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Wounded Warriors receive visit by the commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Mater

    Aug 19, 2010

    Maj. Gen. James K. Gilman, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, visited the Veterans Affairs Hospital while he was attending the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care conference here in Tampa Aug. 18.

  • Discussions of the past help to move military medicine to the future

    Aug 19, 2010

    Management of critical care patients in combat remained the focus of discussions at the Advanced Technology for Applications and Combat Casualty Care conference of 2010 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Experts from around the world continue to discuss the latest technologies, advancements and experiences which have the potential to provide injured Soldiers with improved quality treatment. Topics such as managing burn victims, pelvic fractures, pain control and necessary pre-hospital treatment were among the topics discussed.

  • ANAD, Honeywell build 200th Egyptian engine

    Aug 19, 2010

    Anniston Army Depot is known for taking used and battle-damaged vehicles and weapons and rebuilding them better than new, but in a small shop in the Nichols Industrial Complex, depot workers partner with Honeywell to create engines that are brand new.

  • H-2-whoa:Step one to becoming Army diver begins here

    Aug 19, 2010

    Engineer Soldiers train to become Army divers starts with three-week course at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Course is demanding, both physical and mental. Approximately 140 to 170 Soldiers attempt to become an Army diver each year.

  • Chamber, community leaders bid Keller farewell

    Aug 19, 2010

    The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for Depot Commander Col. S. B. Keller on Aug. 16 in the Chamber's atrium where dozens of community leaders bid the colonel a fond farewell during her last week as Anniston Army Depot's commander.

  • Free concert rocks APG

    Aug 19, 2010

    The sounds of classic, punk and soft rock filled the air on the Edgewood Area's Wise Sports Field August 7, as spectators enjoyed a free concert courtesy of Coke Zero Music.

  • CBRN Senior Staff Planner's Course graduates first class

    Aug 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School added a senior staff planner course to the school's curriculum. The first class of 26 graduated Aug. 13.

  • Teen intern gains customer service skills

    Aug 19, 2010

    An Aberdeen High School junior is gaining customer service skills in the Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic's Referral Management Office.

  • Army improving helicopter protections

    Aug 19, 2010

    The U.S. Army is crafting an integrated approach to aircraft survivability designed to use computer technology to combine input from a host of on-board sensors and counter-measures able to detect, track and defeat incoming enemy fire such as small arms and shoulder-fired missiles, service officials said.

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    Aug 19, 2010

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  • Agencies work to prevent, counter cyber crime

    Aug 19, 2010

    News agencies across the United States have been highlighting an alarming, invisible and rising threat, affecting citizens and therefore service members, worldwide.

  • Army mentors Aberdeen Middle School students

    Aug 19, 2010

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- For more than 10 years, the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity has partnered with the Aberdeen Middle School to mentor the "young minds of tomorrow."

  • Aca,!A"WildcardsAca,!A? prepare for Tropical Storm Dianmu

    Aug 19, 2010

    Soldiers from the 2nd (Assault) Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade move a UH-60 Blackhawk from a hangar at Seoul Air Base Aug. 11 following a severe weather exercise conducted in preparation for tropical storm Dianmu. Once the storm passes, Soldiers must take the helicopters out of the hangar and unfold the blades. The aviation unit conducts weather training several times a year to ensure readiness for the Korean monsoon season.

  • Volunteers give time to special needs children

    Aug 19, 2010

    HEIDELBERG, Germany- Caroline Daniels is involved in a friendly foosball match with her opponent, 11-year-old Seth Holovacko, inside the Lion's Den in Heidelberg.

  • Last combat troops leave Iraq

    Aug 19, 2010

    Soldiers from 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, left what has been their home for the last year Aug. 16, as they departed on their final mission -- A convoy out of Iraq and into the history books.

  • Army researchers embrace Social Media

    May 3, 2012

    The people behind the often secret technology that makes America's Soldiers safer and more effective might not seem a likely group to be going online to engage in social media tweeting, updating and posting, but that's where you will find the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • Gyeonggi Province: A trip 'off the beaten path'

    Aug 18, 2010

    Gyeonggi Province: A trip "off the beaten path.'

  • Rookies earn All-Army men's softball tryout

    Aug 18, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Two Soldiers from Casey Garrison have been invited to participate in the All-Army men's softball tryout from Aug. 25 to Sept. 17 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Sports director offers tips for running performance

    Aug 18, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Fall is approaching, which means the weather will get a little cooler and more people will be running outside. Here are a few tips easy to implement.

  • End of light near for incandescent bulbs

    Aug 18, 2010

    RED CLOUD GARRISON, South Korea - Ever since Thomas Alva Edison invented them in 1878, incandescent light bulbs have been the most common source of lighting around the world, but as energy efficiency becomes more important the venerable old incandescent bulbs will be retired.

  • USARPAC National Guardsmen provide medical support at Khaan Quest 2010

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia- Three Alaska National Guard members are providing medical support for U.S. and Mongolian troops during Khaan Quest 2010, a bilateral peacekeeping operations training exercise in Ulaanbaatar and Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia Aug. 8-29.

  • Warrior Country Soldiers take morning stroll

    Aug 18, 2010

    CASEY GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers from combined U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud are led by Lt. Col. Richard Fromm, Casey Garrison commander, during the battalion's 4-mile run across Casey Garrison July 30. It was the battalion's first combined run to include Casey Garrison and Red Cloud Garrison Soldiers.

  • Dongducheon welcomes Army spouses to area

    Aug 18, 2010

    DONGDUCHEON, South Korea - Dongducheon City and Casey Garrison's Community Activity Center officials are working to take the confusion out of an assignment to this installation in Warrior Country for new families who arrive in the area.

  • Alaska and Washington National Guardsmen experience Mongolian culture

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Soldiers with the Alaska and Washington National Guard had the opportunity to explore the city of Ulaanbaatar and dive into the history and culture of Mongolia during a Morale, Welfare and Recreation Day Aug. 15.

  • USARPAC Reservists labor for Mongolian bath house luxury

    Aug 18, 2010

    ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Guam-based, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 797th Engineer Company, which is a subordinate unit of the 411th Engineer Battalion and 9th Mission Support Command, are working side by side with Mongolian Armed Forces here to provide humanitarian assistance as part of U.S. Army, Pacific's exercise Khaan Quest.

  • Army Reserve Officer takes helm in Samoa

    Aug 18, 2010

    Fellow Soldiers, leaders and community members gathered at the 9th Mission Support Command's Sgt. 1st Class Koneilio Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center to welcome the new installation commander in a change of command ceremony, here, August 7.

  • Rest and Recuperation Leave Program

    Aug 18, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Rest and Recuperation (R&R) Leave Program provides U.S. service members and DoD civilians deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for at least 270 days "boots on the ground" in designated locations of Djibouti and Somalia the opportunity to take 15 days of chargeable leave during their deployment, at the commander's discretion. The program pays for the traveler to fly from the aerial port of debarkation (APOD) to the commercial airport nearest to the approved leave address and back. Any movement by ground transportation is paid by the traveler.

  • Alaska National Guardsmen provide medical support at Khaan Quest 2010

    Aug 18, 2010

    Three Alaska National Guard members are providing medical support for U.S. and Mongolian troops during Khaan Quest 2010, a bilateral peacekeeping operations training exercise in Ulaanbaatar and Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia Aug. 8-29.

  • Army MWR offers year's worth of free housekeeping through contest

    Aug 18, 2010

    The of the Department of Defense is offering an opportunity to win up to a year of house cleaning to the caregivers who support servicemembers in honor of National Caregiver's Appreciation Month in November.

  • Army preparedness starts at the top

    Aug 18, 2010

    The U.S. Army is set to support National Preparedness Month in September as part of an ongoing initiative to ensure that Soldiers and Army civilians are ready to react if disaster strikes.

  • Women's Equality Day luncheon set

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In 1920, the Woman Suffrage Amendment was added to the U.S. Constitution, giving U.S. women the right to vote.

  • Vehicle Recovery Course hits the road

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For more than two decades, Soldiers have learned how to recover Army vehicles from the sand and mud at Fort Jackson. That era came to an end this week as the last class graduated from the 187th Ordnance Battalion's Vehicle Recovery Course.

  • Soldiers go back to school

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Now that students are returning to school, so too, are Fort Jackson Soldiers, all to make a difference in the lives of children.

  • Snakes a part of post hiss-tory

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's more than 52,000 acres are home to more than 3,900 permanent-party Soldiers, more than 5,000 civilian employees and more than 50,000 Soldiers who train here throughout the year. Among the post's less heralded occupants are 34 documented species of snakes.

  • Living the high life in the Lowcountry

    Aug 18, 2010

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One way to truly "know" a city is by studying its history. Another way is to study its food. Thankfully, Charleston is a city with an interesting array of both.

  • Hall monitor: Local 369th Soldier attends event for former teammate, Hall-of-Famer Emmitt Smith

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Alexander Brown Jr. spends his days teaching Soldiers how to become human resource specialists. But long before joining the Army, Brown played in the same offense as Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith.

  • Every cent counts in CFC annual drive

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Soldiers and federal employees soon will be able to show support for their favorite organizations and charities as the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign season gets under way. The Fort Jackson kick off is Aug. 30. The annual charitable drive will continue through Dec. 15.

  • Child fares: DoD revamps fees for children's care

    Aug 18, 2010

    As Sgt. 1st Class Erika Rhine-Russell kisses her daughter goodbye and places her in Lisa Zaprzalka's arms, she is comforted knowing her baby girl is in good hands.

  • Mustang Zero-Niner-Three Awaits

    Aug 18, 2010

    With the U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters Construction Project in the distance, Spec. J.W. Stover, A Company, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, crew chief for UH60 Black Hawk "Mustang Zero-Niner-Three", awaits passenger arrival on the Main Post Polo Field, Aug. 18, 2010, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Stover, from Parris Island, S.C., wears the 82nd Airborne Division's renowned "AA" (All-American) patch on his left and right sleeves. The patch on his left sleeves means he is currently assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division; the patch on the right denotes he has served in combat as a member of the 82nd. U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant, U.S. Army Forces Command.

  • Trauma medicine focus at casualty care conference

    Aug 18, 2010

    The Advanced Technology for Applications and Combat Casualty Care Conference is underway for 2010, focusing on medical care for the warfighter.

  • Veteran sent out to pasture after 21 years service

    Aug 18, 2010

    A four-legged member of the Fort Sill staff will continue to serve after his retirement.

  • Research, development command to consolidate headquarters at APG

    Jun 8, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army is relocating personnel from Fort Belvoir, Va., to APG as part of its force restructuring actions, officials said.

  • 58th Transportation Battalion creates driving obstacle course

    Aug 18, 2010

    The 58th Transportation Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood created a driving obstacle course for Soldier in Advanced Individual Training. The course builds confidence in their ability to handle the truck as well as see what the capabilities of the vehicle are in difficult terrain.

  • Staying resilient at the tip of the spear

    Aug 18, 2010

    Peering into the Task Force Blackjack conference room on any given Tuesday, one might be surprised at what he or she hears. On Tuesdays, Staff Sgt. John Meyer, the 4th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division protective services detail platoon sergeant from Longmont, Colo., leads discussions on topics such as detecting "icebergs" and avoiding "thinking traps," as part of an Army-wide program called Master Resiliency Training.

  • SOCEUR enables POLSOFCOM intelligence effort

    Aug 18, 2010

    Human intelligence is critical and key to Special Operations Forces missions. Knowing how to collect, analyze and debrief information is particularly important for intelligence soldiers when providing integral data to commanders and operators on the ground.

  • 1st Cav hosts first EFMB in eight years

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Many military medics have distinguished themselves by earning their Combat Medical Badge (CMB) while deployed in support of combat operations overseas, however, in the military medical community there is a badge that less than one percent of all medics have earned.

  • West Point cadet joins Army Research Team in Tanzania

    Aug 18, 2010

    West Point Class of 2011 Cadet Kayla Khan recently completed an advanced individual academic development trip to Tanzania where she served as an integral part of a team from the Army Research Office sent to evaluate the potential of land mine detecting rats from the Belgian non-governmental organization, APOPO.

  • West Point's second CDC opens for business

    Aug 18, 2010

    West Point youths unwrapped a giant, multimillion dollar present on Aug. 11 and couldn't wait to play with it. After the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Child Development Center at 140 Buckner Loop, kids clamored inside to tour their new "home away from home." They twirled around the dance studio, checked out the childcare classrooms and snacked inside the demonstration kitchen, where children can develop their culinary skills. The Lee Area CDC also features a 3,770-foot playground in the front and back of the facility for outdoor recreation and spacious technology, art and science rooms.

  • Warhorse headquarters dedicated to fallen troops

    Aug 18, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and supporters of 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division memorialized fallen heroes, here, Aug. 11, at a building dedication on Fort Hood.

  • U.S.-Iraqi Army partnership continues

    Aug 18, 2010

    Soldiers from company D, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, show Iraqi Army Soldiers how to perform preventive maintenance checks and services on the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Aug. 3 at Joint Security Station Al Rashid, Iraq. Twelve new IA Soldiers and leaders are attending a two and one-half-week U.S. forces-led tank familiarization course.

  • More than 5,000 attend the Overture 1812 Concert at the Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument Gr

    Aug 18, 2010

    The U. S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" at their annual Overture 1812 Concert

  • West Point ranked high in Forbes picks for best colleges

    Aug 18, 2010

    A report released Aug. 11 by Forbes ranked West Point, The U.S. Military Academy, fourth in the country in their annual ranking of America's Best Colleges.

  • July 22, 2010 Testimony before House Armed Services Committee

    Aug 18, 2010

    July 22, 2010 Testimony before House Armed Services Committee

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