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  • Chief reaffirms support to Families at dedication

    Sep 9, 2010

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. pledged the service's continued commitment to Families despite a shrinking budget as he cut the ribbon for a new annex at the Casey Memorial Library, named for his father on Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Chief reaffirms Army's commitment to families at dedication ceremony

    Sep 9, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- When Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. came here Wednesday, the trip was a personal one. Casey came to the Central Texas post to attend the opening of the Casey Memorial Library's new annex and children's room. The library is named in honor of Casey's father, the late Maj. Gen. George William Casey, former commander of the 1st Cavalry Division.

  • 3d ESC Commanding General's Patriot Day Message

    Sep 9, 2010

    September 11, 2001 - 8:46 AM. Where were you' Most amongst the command can remember where they were. What they were doing. That day will always be personally etched in our memory as one of loss, tragedy, and sacrifice. Since that day in history, Americans have waged a war against terror.

  • Combined Endeavor brings forces from 40 nations together to streamline communications

    Sep 9, 2010

    About 1,400 participants of more than 40 countries and organizations gathered at the Joint Multinational Simulations Center at the Grafenwoehr (Germany) Training Area for the U.S. European Command exercise Combined Endeavor 2010, the world's largest military communications and information systems exercise.

  • Forces Command Command Sgt. Maj. visits Sustainers

    Sep 9, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (Sept. 2, 2010) - The U.S. Army Forces Command Command Sgt. Maj., Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, spoke to a packed Abrams Auditorium in Fort Knox's Patton Museum on September 1. The Soldiers whom Riling addressed were non-commissioned officers from the growing FORSCOM contingent on Fort Knox and included members of the 233rd Transportation Co., 19th Engineer Bn. and 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Headquarters, the unit that is responsible for most of the Soldiers who attended the event.

  • Soldiers graduate GMD Training Exercise Center with top honors

    Sep 9, 2010

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense), 117th Space Battalion, and 49th Missile Defense Battalion (GMD) completed a seven-week certification course and received their diplomas at the GMDTraining Exercise Center's GMD Operator Course graduation at the headquarters building here Aug. 27.

  • Remembering Sept. 11, 2001: Patriot Day

    Sep 9, 2010

    Patriot Day reflects the compassion of people who stepped forward Sept. 11, 2001 to help those they had never met and the generosity of millions of Americans who enriched our country with acts of service and kindness.

  • New clinics bring health care to families

    Sep 9, 2010

    Active-duty family members who live near some Army installations soon will have an additional option for health care, without traffic, waiting time, expense and frustration that may sometimes be involved with going to on-post medical facilities or TRICARE network providers.

  • U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus rocks Red Square

    Sep 9, 2010

    The U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus traveled to Moscow for their first-ever performance in Red Square, during the Moscow Military Tattoo. The Sept. 4-9 event brought more than 1,000 performers from nine countries together in a celebration of military and popular music.

  • CSA at Fort Hood Library

    Sep 9, 2010

    Children listen while the Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. reads a Dr. Seuss book in the newly constructed children's portion of the Casey Memorial Library at Fort Hood, Texas, Sept. 8, 2010.

  • U.S. Army dragster unveiled, breaks track record at Indy

    Sep 9, 2010

    The new U.S. Army dragster was unveiled to thousands of race fans at the O'Reilly Raceway Park in Indianapolis Sept. 3 by Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, U.S. Army Accessions Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, U.S. Army Top Fuel driver and seven-time world champion Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, Don Schumacher of Don Schumacher Racing and several of the Army's top Soldiers of the year.

  • TRICARE Retired Reserve launches

    Sep 9, 2010

    For the first time, members of the Retired Reserve who are not yet age 60, the so-called "gray area" retirees, can purchase TRICARE health coverage for themselves and their eligible family members with the Sept. 1, 2010 launch of TRICARE Retired Reserve, or TRR.

  • Fort Bliss draws top Army officials during FFID exercise

    Sep 9, 2010

    Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Army chief of staff, and Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, were among the observers during a demonstration of Capability Package 11-12 systems conducted by the Army's Future Force Integration Directorate located at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Preparing tomorrow's leaders today

    Sep 9, 2010

    On Sept. 7 the Camp Darby Child Youth and School Services recognized the 2009/2010 school year "Power Hour" Points winners: William Quesenberry, Layton Barney and Natsuki Wittmer. "Power hour" is a highly successful homework assistance program, implemented by Camp Darby in conjunction with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help young people come to view homework as an opportunity to learn to work independently, complete projects on time and feel positive about their accomplishments.

  • 18th CSSB, Grafenwoehr community bid farewell to Warhammer hero

    Sep 9, 2010

    With heavy hearts and quiet sorrow Soldiers and civilians packed the Grafenwoehr Chapel Aug. 26 to remember Staff Sgt. Derek Farley of the 702nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company who was killed while dismantling an Improvised Explosive Device in the Farah Province of Afghanistan Aug 17.

  • Europe's civil affairs senior leaders trained, ready

    Sep 9, 2010

    Europe's first Civil Affairs Qualification Course-Leader Transition graduated 15 senior leaders of the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade at the Kaiserslautern Community Activities Center on Daenner Kaserne here Aug. 27.

  • Training and maintaining; putting the comm. in combat

    Sep 9, 2010

    Signal Soldiers of the Company C, 101st Airborne Division here are in charge of ensuring communication equipment is up and running at all times. Secure Internet Protocol Router, Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router and Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange are crucial computer networks to the mission in Afghanistan, and the work of four Soldiers within the company keeps these communication lifelines flowing.

  • Construction team conducts exercise, prepares for deployment

    Sep 9, 2010

    Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 243rd Construction Management Team prepared for their upcoming deployment by conducting their Mission Readiness Exercise Aug. 2-19 at the Hohenfels Training Area.

  • Warfighters, civilians come together on agriculture

    Sep 9, 2010

    Nearly than 50 civilian and military officials gathered to share "best practices" and coordinate their efforts to boost eastern Afghanistan's agri-business sector at Forward Operating Base Fenty Sept. 6.

  • Task Force Red Knight Soldiers join fight against cancer

    Sep 9, 2010

    One team, one fight. It's a phrase commonly heard throughout the ranks of Soldiers across the Army. The phrase "one team, one fight" recently took on new meaning for a group of Soldiers in Task Force Red Knight.

  • 21st TSC team goes to Croatia, plans for Immediate Response '11 exercise

    Sep 9, 2010

    Working closely with our European allies is a critical part of U.S. Army Europe's mission. To support this mission, the 21st Theater Sustainment Command sent several Soldiers and civilians to Croatia Aug. 23-27 to conduct a joint site survey for the upcoming exercise there, Immediate Response '11.

  • Task Force Iron Soldiers relocate to Ghazni Province; kill insurgents, recover weapons

    Sep 9, 2010

    For the past several months, Task Force Iron Soldiers have worked tirelessly throughout Paktika Province, conducting numerous combat patrols, clearing miles of roadway and building relationships with local village leaders and elders to pave the way ahead.

  • Revamped councils to represent Afghan villages

    Sep 9, 2010

    International Security Assistance Forces in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province are helping streamline the way Afghans connect with their government.

  • Teamwork defends post from insurgency

    Sep 9, 2010

    The primitive hilltop base in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province overlooks broad valley floors, yet exists in the shadows of larger mountains and the hostility of insurgents who would tear it down.

  • Preventive medicine keeps Soldiers in the fight

    Sep 9, 2010

    The unforgiving terrain of the Nangarhar, Nuristan, Konar and Laghman provinces in eastern Afghanistan hosts hoards of insects and wildlife that create quite a hairy situation when it comes to cohabitating with troops; however, the Soldiers of the preventive medicine section of Charlie Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, Task Force Bastogne, see "combat" with these creatures on a daily basis.

  • Task Forces discuss provincial security before elections

    Sep 9, 2010

    Afghan National Security Forces and International Security Assistance Forces discuss the security of upcoming elections in the Nangarhar, Nuristan, Kunar and Laghman provinces with members of Regional Command East at Forward Operation Base Fenty Aug. 30.

  • Coalition forces return to a village hit by suicide bomb

    Sep 9, 2010

    Task Force No Slack provides security during a visit to Lar Sholtan village in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province Aug. 21. Two months previously, a female suicide bomber killed two Soldiers with the unit and seriously wounded two other Soldiers, three Afghan police officers and at least five children in the village. This marked the first visit to the community by International Security Assistance Forces since the attack.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Brown brings experience, perspective to Afghanistan

    Sep 9, 2010

    Having served with the 101st Airborne Division in two wars in a career spanning more than four decades, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. James M. Brown brings a unique perspective to the current conflict in Afghanistan.

  • TF Iron Soldiers join Macedonian Ranger's birthday celebration

    Sep 9, 2010

    Macedonian Rangers at Forward Operating Base Sharana recently celebrated their 18th birthday, and U.S. Soldiers from Task Force Iron Rakkasan were there to join them for the event.

  • 1st BSTB helps break ground at local school

    Sep 9, 2010

    Village elders from the Dehdadi District near Mazar-e-Sharif in Northern Afghanistan met with members of the Afghan National Army and the International Security Assistance Force, Sept. 2, during a ground breaking ceremony at Prozah Habida Balkhi Girls School.

  • Stewart-Hunter forester spends lifetime in the woods

    Oct 13, 2011

    "I call him 'Mr. Forestry,'" said Tony Rubine, fire management supervisor with the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Forestry Branch of the Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works, of Charlie Moore, a heavy equipment operator who's worked for the Department of Defense for nearly 50 years. "Charlie's been doing this forever, and he's still the most dependable worker I know. It's not uncommon for him to come in at 1 o'clock in the morning on a weekend to help put out a range fire. He's somebody everybody can depend on."

  • Officials: BRAC progress at tipping point

    Sep 9, 2011

    ABERDEEN, Md. -- A group of military and local officials met Sept. 9 at the Higher Education & Conference Center to discuss the regional transformation set in motion by the closure of Fort Monmouth, N.J. and the movement of organizations to and from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • U.S. Army Cadet Command: Making Army lieutenants

    Sep 8, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> Cadet Command's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) holds two summer events annually which comprise the single largest training exercise in the U.S. Army. The <i>Leader's Training Course</i> and the <i>Leader Development and Assessment Course</i>, also known as Operation Bold Leader and Operation Warrior Forge, respectively, are specially designed military training exercises that prepare college and university students across the country for service as Army officers.

  • TRADOC briefs FORSCOM on new Army Operating Concept

    Sep 8, 2010

    Lt. Col. Mark Elfendahl, chief of the Joint and Army Concepts Division at TRADOC'S Army Capabilities Integration Center, briefs FORSCOM on the new Army Operating Concept.

  • USACE People: Corps of Engineers manager is an Ironman

    Sep 8, 2010

    Peck Ha, a regulatory project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, trained for two years in order to complete the Ironman triathlon.

  • Black Jacks ride for fun, safety

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- About fifty riders from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, braved possible stormy weather to take part in a motorcycle mentorship ride through the lush back country of Central Texas, Sept. 2.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Sep 8, 2010

  • FWP names top individuals, organizations

    Sep 8, 2010

    The Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Women's Program named the 2010 outstanding woman of the year, supervisor/manager of the year and the activity most supportive of the organizations's goals during the Women's Equality Day Observance and Awards Program at the Ball Conference Center Aug. 23.

  • ARNORTH Monthly

    Sep 8, 2010

  • Paying tribute: Fort Jackson to remember 9/11 victims

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001, it set off a series of events that led to the deaths of almost 3,000 people as a direct result of the day's attacks and the deaths of more than 6,000 coalition service members in the ensuing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • ARNORTH MONTHLY Magazine

    Sep 8, 2010

  • Program keeps kids on EDGE!: Spaces still available in September classes

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Spaces are still available for the five September EDGE! classes, said Beverly Metcalfe, the program's director.

  • PC misuse can lead to stiff penalties

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Those who think they can get away with viewing pornography or prohibited websites on their government computers beware. You are being monitored.

  • 55th CST helps decontaminate Best Buy corporate HQ during training exercise

    Sep 8, 2010

    Such was the case Aug. 25 when members of Army North's Civil Support Training Activity, out of Fort Sam Houston, Texas, deployed to Minneapolis during a pre-evaluation training exercise in support of the 55th Civil Support Team, which was called upon by the local Richfield County police and fire department to help decontaminate a crime scene.

  • Patriotism runs deep in military family: Father, four sisters combine for 117 years of service

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When Spc. Amaryillis Miller steps off Hilton Field today following graduation she will be fulfilling a family tradition of serving the country.

  • NCO rallies community to save son: Parents hope post marrow donor drive will yield match

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Staff Sgt. Stephanie Johnson said she knew something was wrong when her ordinarily active child began to constantly complain about aches and pains. The simplest movements became so difficult for her son, then 6 or 7 years old, that he even had problems getting up to use the bathroom.

  • Mobilized Reservist skates through life

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Push-ups, sit-ups - and skating' That's how 51-year-old Staff Sgt. Toure Clark stays physically fit.

  • This Week in History - "Still the Forgotten War"

    Jun 2, 2011

    On September 27, 1968, two U. S. Soldiers were killed when their jeep was ambushed by enemy forces. This kind of incident was fairly common in 1968, except for one thing: rather than taking place in the jungles of Vietnam, the ambush occurred in the rugged mountains of the Republic of Korea (ROK).

  • CECOM participates in 2010 C4ISR Symposium & Expo

    Sep 8, 2010

    The 9th Annual C4ISR Symposium and Expo was held at the Baltimore Convention Center August 23 to 26 to showcase the evolution of C4ISR warfighter.

  • In Memoriam

    Sep 8, 2010

    Two Soldiers pay their respects to Chaplain (Capt.) Dale Goetz during a memorial service Friday at the Armed Forces Chaplain Center.

  • Fort Jackson visit stirs vets' memories

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 100 World War II veterans toured Fort Jackson Friday as part of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge National Convention held last week in Columbia.

  • Strong Bonds conference focuses on building the Family

    Sep 8, 2010

    Eighteen Aberdeen Proving Ground couples participated in a Strong Bonds conference at the Harbortowne Resort and Conference Center located in the picturesque waterfront town of St. Michaels, Md., Aug. 4 to 6.

  • Safety tops priority list for Army Reserve environmental survey

    Sep 8, 2010

  • N.C. estate provides day-tripping escape

    Sep 8, 2010

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Some of us take a break from our everyday lives by taking a long bath. Others may escape to a quiet cabin in the woods. George Vanderbilt played in his 125,000 acre backyard.

  • Are you ready for some football': Post players prep for fantasy football season

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fantasy football season is here and Soldiers, civilians and family members across Fort Jackson are preparing to build their perfect teams.

  • Bronson leads Military Long Drive Championship through prelims

    Sep 8, 2010

    Master Sgt. Mark Bronson is the early leader in the clubhouse after completion of local qualifiers in the 2010 Military Long Drive Championship.

  • An American date not to be forgotten

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- An independent survey, conducted not that long ago, concluded that nearly half of all Americans - 49 percent to be exact - believe that Americans have forgotten the impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people. The poll, however, concluded that 39 percent of Americans feel the impact has not been forgotten and that 12 percent were uncertain how they felt.

  • Kaiserslautern delegation tours Rock Island Arsenal

    Sep 8, 2010

    A delegation of city officials from Kaiserslautern, Germany, spent the afternoon of Sept. 6 touring Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., during its four-day visit to neighboring Davenport, Iowa. The group was in the United States to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Davenport and Kaiserslautern's relationship as sister cities.

  • Service academies unite at Stevens Conference

    Sep 8, 2010

    In the realm of collegiate competition, the service academies stand divided. But as future military officers, cadets and midshipmen also have opportunities to bond and learn from each other.

  • New USF-I commander visits COB Basra

    Sep 8, 2010

    One week after assuming command, the senior U.S. Army commander in Iraq visited United States Division-South Sept. 8. Gen. Lloyd Austin, commanding general of United States Forces-Iraq, toured Contingency Operating Base Basra's business center, the new resiliency campus, and the USD-S headquarters.

  • West Point celebrates 49th annual Buffalo Soldier Ceremony

    Sep 8, 2010

    West Point cadets honored surviving Buffalo Soldiers during a ceremony at Buffalo Soldier Field Sept. 5.

  • Long Knife brigade begins deployment

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Ten Soldiers from the Targeting and Acquisition Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, were the first to deploy from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn, Sep. 2.

  • Bronson leads Military Long Drive Championship through prelims

    Sep 8, 2010

  • CROWS land on vehicles, keep Soldiers safe

    Sep 8, 2010

    Technology makes life easier. In the Army, technological advances sometimes serve to protect human life. One of the most dangerous positions in the Army is the convoy gunner, but technology has found a way to keep gunners safe. Fort Polk Soldiers trained on the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station from Aug. 23-27. CROWS is a turret mounted atop a military vehicle that the Soldier operates from within his vehicle. CROWS-mountable vehicles include Max Pros, RG-31s, Fox vehicles, certain tanks and buffalos. Guns that can be mounted into the CROWS include the .50 caliber M2, MK19, M240B and M249.

  • Rail Gunners host Redbook conference

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Officers from the 41st Fires Brigade, along with officers from the 1st Cavalry Division, attended a Red Team Fire Support Conference at Club Hood, here, to review this year's 1st Cav. Div. "Redbook," Sept. 2.

  • Salsa fever invades Cav Country

    Sep 8, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The conga drums pounded in the background, the brass instruments wailed in the foreground, and the electric piano laid out the rhythmic patterns for the 1st Cavalry Division Band's new salsa group, Los Cavalleros.

  • Patriot Day: A Day to Remember and Reflect - Sept. 11, 2010

    Sep 8, 2010

    Please join us as we reflect on the tragedy that struck our Nation nine years ago.

  • European Army garrisons prepare for CYSS fee changes

    Sep 8, 2010

    The letters and phone calls have already gone out in many military communities throughout Europe, and most parents have either seen or heard about the announcement from the Department of Defense concerning future changes to the Child, Youth and School Services fee policy.

  • Women's Equality Day

    Sep 8, 2010

  • Afghanistan OP defense leads to Army's second-highest decoration

    Sep 8, 2010

    Only 20 of more than 1.5 million troops who have deployed in the war on terrorism earned the Distinguished Service Cross. Now a Fort Benning-based Soldier can be added to the list.

  • Rock on: Band continues mission through Iraq drawdown

    Sep 8, 2010

    The 1st Infantry Division Band from Fort Riley, Kan., continues to perform their mission in southern Iraq despite their own significant reduction of forces.

  • Maysan ERB graduates raid planning, search warrant course

    Sep 8, 2010

    Twenty members of the Maysan Province 8th Emergency Response Battalion graduated from a week-long raid planning and search warrant course Sept. 2 at Contingency Operating Site Garry Owen.

  • Nine ways to get involved outside the gate

    Sep 8, 2010

    Looking for ways to be part of the local community' Want to practice your German, make new friends or learn about a new skill in a different country' Here's just a handful of the many ways Americans can join in.

  • Warrior Zone coming to Schweinfurt

    Sep 8, 2010

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany - Renovation of a state of the art multipurpose facility geared toward single Soldiers is scheduled to be completed by November 26, 2010 here on Ledward Barracks. The new center, known as the Warrior Zone, will include a bar, kitchen, a lounge, flat screen TVs, pool tables and several gaming stations among other amenities aimed at taking the edge off of the rigors of life in the Army.

  • MEDFLAG 10 medical training exercise under way in Kinshasa

    Sep 8, 2010

    U.S. Armed Forces and their Armed Forces of Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) counterparts have begun a 12-day, joint medical exercise at the Command and Staff College in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, focusing on humanitarian assistance and disaster response training. MEDFLAG 10 will continue through Sept. 18.

  • Pentagon memorial draws visitors day, night, year-round

    Sep 8, 2010

    Nine years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., visitors come night and day to reflect on the event at the memorial built at the site to honor the victims.

  • First U.S. Advise and Assist Brigade arrives under New Dawn

    Sep 8, 2010

    The first brigade of Soldiers to deploy exclusively in support of Operation New Dawn has arrived in southern Iraq.

  • 25 ID Band trip to China and Russia

    Sep 7, 2010

    The Division band is the first U.S. military band to perform in the World Expo and the first cultural exchange unit in China this year.

  • Hockey charity game for wounded warriors breaks the ice

    Sep 7, 2010

    HONOLULU - It may have been cold inside the Ice Palace, here, but hockey players from the Navy, Marines, Air Force, Army and Coast Guard heated up the ice during an intense hockey contest benefiting wounded warriors, Aug. 29.

  • AHFH gets brand makeover to reflect communities, services

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Army Hawaii Family Housing reinvented itself, Aug. 30.

  • JVEF partners improve keiki education

    Sep 7, 2010

    WAIPAHU, Hawaii - Educators and distinguished volunteers gathered with high-ranking military personnel at the Hawaii Okinawa Center, here, Aug. 26, for the ninth annual Joint Venture Education Forum, or JVEF.

  • Preventing, investigating child abuse

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Instructors from the Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division, located at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., taught child abuse prevention investigative techniques to 32 members from the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program, Department of the Army police, Army Military Police investigators and Marine Corps Criminal Investigations divisions.

  • Club Beyond-Hawaii makes big splash at AMRAca,!E+pool party

    Sep 7, 2010

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - Club Beyond-Hawaii completed its second wave of school year kickoffs, as middle school and high school students attended a pool party, here, Aug. 23.

  • Fitness Facts: Lifestyle adjustments can help overcome exercise plateaus

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Have you ever felt like you were working out harder than ever before and still not seeing any results'

  • Federal survey cards are worth millions for Hawaii Schools

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Students attending public schools in Hawaii will bring home a federal survey card, Sept. 7, for parents to complete and return to schools the following day.

  • 'Under a Jarvis Moon' tells story of U.S. colonies on deserted islands

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Under a Jarvis Moon," a 45-minute documentary developed by the Bishop Museum, was presented at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Distinguished Lecture Series, at the Nehelani, here, Aug. 27.

  • 'Right Arm Night' to be held at Nehelani

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Mark your social calendars for Right Arm Night, Sept. 10, where Soldiers of all ranks and garrison civilian employees are invited to socialize with one another, starting at 4:30 p.m.

  • ROTC cadet receives scholarship of honor

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 1st Lt. Nainoa Hoe Scholarship of Honor was presented to University of Hawaii-Manoa freshman and Army ROTC Cadet, Haley Rintaro Kanda Okamura, at the Battle Command Training Center, here, Aug. 26.

  • Americans urged to be prepared for emergencies, disasters

    Sep 7, 2010

    For Americans, emergency preparedness must now account for man-made disasters, as well as natural ones.

  • Community invited to assess garrison services

    Sep 7, 2010

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - You can often hear Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, remark that the mission of the garrison is to serve and support the Soldiers and families of our military community - "It's just that simple."

  • PTA fire crews control flames

    Sep 7, 2010

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The wildfire at the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Pohakuloa Training Area, which began at approximately 9:30 a.m., Aug. 22, about a quarter mile east of PTA's main gate by Mauna Kea State Park, is 80-percent extinguished and has burned an estimated 1,386 acres, as of Sept. 1.

  • Congressional staffers visit JRTC, Fort Polk

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- It's not every day that civilians get to fly in a C-130, witness an airborne jump, hitch a ride in CH-47 Chinook helicopters and experience the bone-shaking realism of Fort Polk's Joint Readiness Training Center. A group of 30 congressional staffers got to do just that Aug. 25-27 at JRTC and Fort Polk. Staffers from the offices of U.S. senators and congressmen visit two Army installations each year to learn about the military and Fort Polk has hosted for the past two years.

  • MEDFLAG 10 in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Sep 7, 2010

    What is it' MEDFLAG 10 is a joint medical exercise focused on humanitarian assistance. The goal of the exercise is to enhance U.S. and Congolese capabilities to work together and to increase the combined readiness of their medical forces to respond to humanitarian emergencies. MEDFLAG is an annual medical exercise initiated in 1987 that brings together U.S. military personnel with counterparts from militaries throughout Africa.

  • Be Ready, Know Where to Go for Info

    Sep 7, 2010

    It's important that you know the potential emergencies that can happen in your state, region and community. For specific questions about the area where you live, contact your state or local Office of Emergency Management, and look for us at festivals and other events in the area. Include a battery operated radio, such as a NOAA radio with tone alert, to stay apprised of developments during emergencies. It is always important to listen to and follow the advice of local officials in the event of an emergency.

  • Army unveils new 'Sarge' at 10-year partnership

    Sep 7, 2010

    The National Hot Rod Association's newest Army race car, "The Sarge," was unveiled to the public Sept. 3 at the O'Reilly Raceway Park, Indianapolis, Ind. It followed driver Tony Schumacher's honorary promotion to the rank of sergeant first class, marking 10 years of his team's NHRA partnership with the Army. During the race, Schumacher and "The Sarge" passed the finish line with a record-setting speed of 324.83 miles per hour.

  • Writer learns about Fort Huachuca security first-hand

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- (Editor's note: August is Anti-terrorism Awareness Month. Since this event actually happened to a summer hire student who is a NETCOM stringer for "The Fort Huachuca Scout", she wanted to share her experience as the possibility of terrorism on a military installation is very real.) Click. Click. Click. My sweaty, quivering hands nervously tap the end of the pen, and I shuffle my feet with the urge to run as the imposing figure steps into the doorway. My heart pounds ferociously; the little hairs on my arm have a pulse of their own.

  • Recruiting links

    Sep 7, 2010

  • Colbert Report to feature Soldiers back from Iraq

    Sep 7, 2010

    Three Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard's 206th Military Police Company will be featured on a special edition of the Comedy Central Show "The Colbert Report" which is set to air Sept. 8.

  • Guard prepares for flu season

    Sep 7, 2010

    With the flu season approaching quickly, the Army and Air National Guard have released guidance for their 2010-2011 vaccination campaigns and will start shipping vaccinations to the states for immediate distribution, Guard officials said today.

  • Picatinny Arsenal celebrates 130 years of American Firepower

    Sep 7, 2010

    Picatinny leaders and employees, along with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey's 11th District, gathered at the on-post cafeteria Sept. 7 for a cake-cutting ceremony to mark the 130th birthday of the U.S. Army's Picatinny Arsenal.

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