Archive: Sep 2010

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  • Couples bond at largest 9th MSC Married Skills Workshop

    Sep 7, 2010

    Fifty couples attended the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's Married Skills Workshop here, Aug. 27-29, making it the command's largest couples event held in Hawaii to date.

  • New clinics bring health care to Families

    Sep 7, 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.

  • Shields presented Commander's Award

    Sep 7, 2010

    Dortha Shields was presented the Commander's Award for Civilian Service by Brig. Gen. Christopher Tucker Sept. 2.

  • It's legal to terminate leases when deploying

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Many people are unaware they may terminate cell phone contracts if deploying or permanently changing station' Under Section 535a of the Service Members Civil Relief Act, servicemembers may be able to terminate or suspend cell phone contracts if deploying overseas or PCS to another continental U.S. location.

  • Commanding General hosts town hall in American Samoa

    Sep 7, 2010

    The commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) hosted a town hall meeting at the Sergeant First Class Pele U.S. Army Reserve Center in American Samoa Sept. 1. Brig. Gen. Michele G. Compton met with more than 100 members of the 9th MSC community to include the command's Soldiers, family members and full-time support staff.

  • USASAC Night at the Huntsville Stars

    Sep 7, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Approximately 50 U.S. Army Security Assistance Command employees and their families enjoyed an after-hours baseball game Sept. 3.

  • Plaque discovered by metal scrap dealer ends up in rightful home

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A few years ago, while poring through scrap metal at A & T Metals Recycling Center in Sierra Vista, an employee discovered a large brass plaque in the scrap yard. It appeared to have a connection to the U.S. Army. Suspecting the plaque may have been stolen, the business owner contacted the Cochise County Sheriff's office in Bisbee to report the find. Sgt. Gene Wheeler got the case and determined there was no report of the item having been stolen.

  • Hometown News teams begin 2010 Holiday Greetings taping

    Sep 7, 2010

    Before candy gets stocked in supermarkets for the upcoming Halloween season, teams will already be busy taping at overseas locations throughout the world for special greetings to be aired during the holiday season.

  • Fire for effect: Mortarmen and observers train for success

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- While all Soldiers might wear the same uniform, collaborative training between multiple units isn't always an easy feat in the military.

  • Eagle Scout revamps Fort Huachuca's dog park

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- For the past two months Leon Ross has been working hard to revamp the Williams Field dog park on Fort Huachuca. Ross took on the project because he needed an Eagle Scout project and at the same time says Fort Huachuca needed a dog park.

  • Long Knives hold color casing ceremony

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Col. Brian Winski, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and his troopers gathered on Fort Hood's Cooper Field, Sept. 1, to case the brigade's colors in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • TOCEX training prepares Ironhorse HQ

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -The Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division headquarters set-up all shelters and network equipment of their tactical operations center (TOC) during an exercise, here, Aug.23 - Sept. 2.

  • FH Soldiers help Fort Hood signal unit train on new equipment as they prepare to deploy

    Sep 7, 2010

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz. -- About 40 Soldiers from Fort Huachuca's 11th Signal Brigade helped prepare for a historic moment for Soldiers of the 62nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion Aug. 13-21 at Fort Hood, Texas as they tested new equipment in a field environment in preparation for their upcoming deployment.

  • Greywolf welcomes change, bids farewell

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers and Family members of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division saw a change of responsibility during a ceremony, Aug. 31, on Fort Hood's Cooper Field.

  • Physicists collaborate at the atomic level to find better ways to navigate

    Sep 7, 2010

    Physicists from AMRDEC and the Marshall Space Flight Center are co-leading a collaborative effort along with Alabama A&M University, the University of Alabama at Huntsville, and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln to demonstrate the enhancement in sensitivity and improvement in performance of optical gyroscopes - being able to navigate without the use of GPS.

  • VA official visits fellow Wounded Warriors with Georgia Senator

    Sep 7, 2010

    Tammy Duckworth apologized for making family members cry at a luncheon at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center Monday. The Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Department of Veterans Affairs said she often gets a positive tearful response when she asks how well family members have been taken care of as they seek to care for the nation's heroes.

  • Fires Brigade hosts joint exercise at Fort Sill

    Sep 7, 2010

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Under the blazing Oklahoma sun and oppressive heat, Marines and Soldiers stream off a helicopter to secure a position on a deserted hill top. From this position the teams of forward observers are best able to identify the enemy targets and call in rockets, howitzer shells, and aircraft carried bombs. The sound of bombs and artillery will soon rumble through the valley below. Over 1,000 Soldiers, Marines, Air Force and Navel personal flooded the training area of Fort Sill to take part in Operation Diamond Inferno, one of the largest training exercises to take place here.

  • Vice Chief of Staff to address health of Army Sept. 8

    Jun 2, 2011

    Sponsored by the Army Leader Forum, view a live-streaming video

  • U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus makes debut in Red Square

    Sep 7, 2010

    The U.S. Army Europe Band and Chorus is performing at the Sept. 4-9 Moscow Military Tattoo. Also known as the "Spasskaya Tower" Festival, the event brought in bands and performers from 10 nations for a celebration of military and popular music. While the USAREUR unit performed at the Kremlin five years ago, this year's festival marked the unit's debut in Red Square. U.S. Army Europe's Rick Bumgardner joined the musicians to record some of the action. Additional photos and videos of the event can be found at the USAREUR Flickr and YouTube sites. For more, go to www.hqusareur.army.mil.

  • Stuttgart bodybuilding, figure team muscles out competition

    Sep 7, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- This year, bodybuilders and figure competitors in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart wanted to get an edge on their competition with more than lifting weights and practicing poses: they needed a support system.

  • Patterson Assumes Command of 7th Signal Command

    Sep 7, 2010

    Brigadier General LaWarren V. Patterson assumed command of 7th Signal Command (Theater), Sept. 8, 2010 during a ceremony at Fort. Gordon, Ga.

  • Watch live-streaming video of the September Army Leader Forum

    Sep 7, 2010

    Don't miss your opportunity to join Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, on Sept. 8, 2010, as he discusses the health and future of the Army.

  • Have your say -- customer service assessment open for opinions

    Sep 7, 2010

    Give your opinion on how the garrison is doing and what it needs to be doing to take care of Soldiers and Families.

  • Home again: service members and reintegration

    Sep 7, 2010

    When a deployment ends, service members and families may feel like their troubles are finally over. However, it takes time to recuperate from spending months to a year in a combat zone. And, the adjustment isn't always easy.

  • If an emergency or disaster strikes, are you prepared'

    Sep 7, 2010

    Floods in Pakistan, earthquakes in Haiti, wildfires in Russia - natural disasters can happen anywhere, to anyone. That's why Americans are encouraged to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and communities during September, National Preparedness Month.

  • USACE makes progress in utilizing BIM systems on projects in Europe

    Sep 7, 2010

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Europe District has three trial projects requiring the use of BIM - a CDC at Storck Barracks in Illesheim, a health and dental clinic at Urlas Training Area in Ansbach, and a health and dental clinic at South Camp Vilseck in Grafenwoehr.

  • Kelley CDC opens, increases child care options for Stuttgart community

    Sep 7, 2010

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Options for child care in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart have expanded, thanks to the new Kelley Child Development Center on Kelley Barracks.

  • MDW combatives grapple on Ft. Belvoir

    Sep 7, 2010

    Twenty Soldiers from the Military District of Washington met at Ft. Belvoir's Wells Field House for the region's Combatives Tournament.

  • 200,000 residents of Al-Rumaitha to benefit from newly opened fish market

    Sep 7, 2010

    The Muthanna Provincial Reconstruction Team conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently completed renovation and construction of a retail and wholesale fish market located in the District of Al Rumaitha August 28. The $205,000 fish market renovation and construction project was funded by forces in United States Division-South, and was managed and developed with support from elements of 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.

  • Border mission 'not unique' for Guardsmen

    Sep 7, 2010

    Almost 1,100 National Guard members are on duty on the Southwest border performing a mission that is very familiar to many of them.

  • Cadet experiences Army's research laboratory

    Sep 9, 2011

    Each summer the U.S. Army Research Laboratory welcomes cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point to work on research projects alongside the laboratory's top scientists and engineers. This year, Cadet Zachary Brownlee spent several weeks working at the Adelphi Laboratory Center located in Adelphi, Md. under the direction of ARL researcher Dr. Deryn Chu.

  • Army implementing standard child-care fees

    Mar 30, 2012

    Beginning Oct. 1, most Army families will see an increase in their child care fees, while others will see a reduction and some will see no change in fees for School Year 2010-2011. This is a result of a new Department of Defense policy.

  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Online Inbox

    Sep 6, 2010

    <b> What is it' </b> On Sept. 2 the Army launched a "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Online Inbox on Army Knowledge Online available to Soldiers worldwide. The purpose of the inbox is to provide Soldiers the opportunity to share their comments and opinions on how repeal of Don't Ask, Don't tell law might affect military and family readiness, effectiveness, unit cohesion, and recruiting and retention.

  • Iraqi Air Force College academy returns to COB Speicher

    Sep 6, 2010

    Sgt. Ry Norris provides a news story detailing the move of the Iraqi Air Force academy back to its historical home at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq.

  • Afghan Commandos find explosives, extend security reach to outer Kandahar

    Sep 6, 2010

    Afghan Commandos extend security bubble to a remote district of Kandahar Province, Sept. 2.

  • MEDFLAG 10 gets under way in Congo

    Sep 5, 2010

    MEDFLAG runs through Sept. 18 and brings together U.S. military personnel with counterparts from Africa to facilitate an exchange of medical information and techniques.

  • Iraqi Soldiers complete Fuel Accountability Course

    Sep 5, 2010

    Thirty-one Iraqi Army noncommissioned officers graduated from the fuel accountability course Aug. 29 at Camp Taji.

  • "At Eutaw Springs the Valiant Died"

    Sep 5, 2010

  • Talkin' Trash

    Sep 4, 2010

    The combined efforts of U.S. Soldiers and two local national contractors at Contingency Operating Base Adder led to the early completion of the scrap metal separation and segregation mission at COB Adder.

  • Blackjack Soldiers get stronger on deployment

    Sep 4, 2010

    During its current deployment, fitness has become contagious within TF Blackjack. Cross Fit, P90X, Insanity, and spin class have become regular workouts, along with old-fashioned weight training and long-distance running.

  • Legal team does more than push papers

    Sep 4, 2010

    Many Soldiers hear about the 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division's legal section and the first thing that comes to mind is the Uniform Code of Military Justice, but this team of Soldiers does much more for the 'Iron' Brigade than advise commanders on non-judicial punishment.

  • Top medical officer mentors officers in Iraq

    Sep 4, 2010

    In a quaint wooden building on Contingency Operating Base Adder, 13 Medical Service Corps officers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division hovered in anticipation to speak to Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein, Medical Service Corps branch chief, via video teleconference.

  • Austin leads USF-I into New Dawn

    Sep 4, 2010

    As Gen. Raymond T. Odierno transferred leadership of USF-I to Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, the world seemed to be watching.

  • 402nd AFSB takes JBB softball championship

    Sep 4, 2010

  • 402nd AFSB in media spotlight

    Sep 4, 2010

  • Successful partnership seen between Afghan Police, U.S. Special Forces

    Sep 4, 2010

    Afghan National Civil Order Police and U.S. Special Forces from Special Operations Task Force -- South, are partnered in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan; a partnership that is showing succes in ridding insurgents from the area.

  • Special Agent Tiffani Rollison Readies the 99th to "Take a Bite Out of Crime"

    Sep 4, 2010

  • USF-I Commanding General visits COB Speicher

    Sep 4, 2010

    The commanding general of United States Forces-Iraq, General Lloyd Austin III, visited Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Sept. 3. During his visit, Gen Austin promoted five Soldiers and awarded coins to 15 Soldiers. "I'm proud to stand with you in ranks, and I am grateful for all of your hard work," said Gen. Austin, as he addressed a group of Soldiers participating in the group coining and promotion.

  • Soldiers take different paths to 75th Ranger Regiment

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - SGT Joshua Fish said tales from a former platoon sergeant he served with in Germany lured him into the 75th Ranger Regiment. SPC Brendan Smith was a college graduate looking to escape his desk job.

  • 75th Ranger Regiment streamlines selection process

    Sep 3, 2010

    The 75th Ranger Regiment has refined its assessment and selection process to expand the training and evaluation windows for potential candidates. The unit is sending some Soldiers straight to Ranger School from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program and Small Unit Ranger Tactics course, instead of to a battalion and deployment.

  • Army Reserve hosts first naturalization ceremony in Samoa

    Sep 3, 2010

    Forty-two members of the U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command were naturalized at the Governor H. Rex Lee auditorium in the first Military Naturalization Ceremony ever held in American Samoa.

  • Therapy takes many forms - Professionals learn how 'Horses for Heroes' programs helps woun

    Sep 3, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - In a dusty ring at the Fort Lewis Riding Club, Debbi Fisher patiently worked with "Vision," a 7-year-old American Paint horse chosen for his gentle nature. Soon, Fisher and Bob Woelk, RTR executive director, were surrounded by dozens of professionals from Warrior Transition Units and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation offices from around the western region who gathered beneath the shade of nearby trees to learn how RTR's "Horses for Heroes" could help wounded warriors.

  • Master Resilience Training course catches on in Army

    Sep 3, 2010

    In the past year, more than 1,300 Soldiers, including about 20 drill sergeants from Fort Benning, have taken the Master Resilience Training course, part of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • McHugh to fight for families

    Sep 3, 2010

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - During an interview with the Northwest Guardian, the secretary of the Army pledged his continued support for services as Congress considers next year's budget.

  • First CCP load exercise prepares new unit for rapid deployments

    Sep 3, 2010

    The U.S. Army, Pacific, Contingency Command Post, the first unit of its kind in the U.S. Army, successfully conducted a load exercise with the U.S. Air Force 535th Airlift Support Squadron, 15th Air Wing, at Hickam Air Force Base, Sept. 1.

  • Everyone's Talking Safety

    Sep 3, 2010

    Three day safety conference brings personnel from across the U. S. to learn about and share experiences regarding safety in the workplace.

  • Army publishes civil support operations field manual

    Sep 3, 2010

    The Army recently released Army Field Manual 3-28 which follows FM 3-0 and expands on the fourth element of full-spectrum operations: civil support.

  • "At Eutaw Springs the Valiant Died"

    Sep 3, 2010

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    Sep 3, 2010

  • "At Eutaw Springs the Valiant Died"

    Sep 3, 2010

  • One Team! key leaders collaborate on Asia-Pacific disaster contingencies, cooperation

    Sep 3, 2010

    U.S. Army, Pacific senior leaders met with more than 30 other military and government leaders from countries in the Pacific area of responsibility at the Asia Pacific Senior Civil Military Seminar here Aug. 31 to Sept. 1. Focused on improving regional disaster response the inaugural seminar was the first in a series of annual events to bring together senior military and civilian leaders from around the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers work the whole body; Kettlebell 101 promotes strength, better health

    Sep 3, 2010

    Lance Stucky, a civilian strength and conditioning coach at Tucker Physical Fitness Center, partners with the Soldier Performance Enhancement Program to properly train Soldiers in a number of functional training programs. One of the programs, his Kettlebell 101 class is designed to introduce Soldiers to basic kettlebell technique, progression and training concepts. The kettlebell trains both muscle endurance and aerobics, so that a Soldier is more agile in a live-fire situation.

  • Art From the Heart helps put second career into focus for Fort Bragg Soldiers

    Sep 3, 2010

    Through an Art from the Heart program being offered by the Fort Bragg/Pope Air Force American Red Cross, wounded warriors are getting the opportunity to focus on art and potentially make it a second career after transitioning from the Army.

  • Fort Bragg teens become Soldiers for a day

    Sep 3, 2010

    More than 20 Fort Bragg teenagers arrived at the Tolson Youth Activities Center Aug. 24, to theoretically, trade in sneakers for combat boots as the post held its annual Teen Soldier for a Day event. The event, which is in its third year, originated from one the post's youth leadership conferences, similar to a teen Army Family Action Plan.

  • Fort Bragg holds all inclusive Heritage Day

    Sep 3, 2010

    Servicemembers hail from different cultures and ethnicities to serve alongside each other in the armed forces. On Saturday, those cultures and ethnicities met in the inaugural Heritage Day celebration. Fort Bragg's Equal Opportunity Office sponsored the all-inclusive Heritage Day.

  • Fort Bragg forces to liberate Pineland during September 2010 Robin Sage exercise

    Sep 3, 2010

    This fall, Special Forces candidates are once again on their way to help guerilla forces liberate Pineland, the fictional country overlapping 15 different North Carolina counties. Starting Sept. 11, over 100 of these students will begin Robin Sage, the final training exercise before they graduate. Robin Sage is the U.S. military's premiere unconventional warfare exercise. This exercise prepares future operators to lead and train indigenous forces by teaching guerrillas to communicate, move, fight and provide medical aid while helping to liberate a country by tactical force.

  • West Wing Week: Dispatches from Iraq

    Sep 3, 2010

    At the start of Operation New Dawn, the White House's 'West Wing Week' series spent a week on the ground with U.S. troops and civilians, some coming home, some staying for the next mission, as the Iraqis take the lead in protecting their own country.

  • TASM-E nears completion of Dutch FMS reset mission

    Sep 3, 2010

    COLEMAN BARRACKS, Germany - The Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager - Europe is nearing completion of a Foreign Military Sales reset mission for the Dutch military.

  • Fort Bragg Pathfinders prepare for the call during hurricane season

    Sep 3, 2010

    Nearly five years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the Pathfinders set out to train on personnel extraction during their waterborne operations training at Mott Lake last week. During their training, the Pathfinders got a chance to use and familiarize themselves with one of the most important part of their equipment - the Zodiac boat.

  • North Carolina communities support Fort Bragg brigade, bring joy to Soldiers

    Sep 3, 2010

    In the last five weeks the Fort Bragg and Charlotte, N.C., communities have rallied in support of the Soldiers of the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion donating personal hygiene items, blankets, pillows, sheets, socks and even electronics to the unit. The unit loaded and shipped the milvan more than three months ago but when the milvan arrived, it was cleaned out - everything stolen. Since then, the people of the Fort Bragg and Charlotte communities have readily been resupplying Soldiers with many needed items.

  • Army Ground Forces Band hosts mission readiness exercise

    Sep 3, 2010

    No matter the task, Army work ethic directs Soldiers to train to ensure missions are accomplished properly. On Sept. 1, Soldiers of the U.S. Army Ground Forces Band (AGFB) displayed that ethic by gathering in the Fort McPherson Post Theater to conduct a mission readiness exercise (MRE) for upcoming performances.

  • Fort Bragg leadership emphasizes suicide prevention is instrumental in sustaining the force

    Sep 3, 2010

    As the Army turns its focus to Suicide Prevention Month, which is held in September, officials at Fort Bragg, the Army's largest post in population, said it's important that Soldiers know there's help available. The Army Suicide Prevention Program has garnered national interest as the Army recently released a comprehensive 350-page report, under the direction of Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, who heads the Army's Suicide Prevention Task Force.

  • Third Army hosts EOD exchange with Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan

    Sep 3, 2010

    A visit to the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) at Fort Walton Beach, Fla., was a key part of Third Army/U.S. Army Central's (Third Army) EOD information exchange held between Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Third Army's EOD team Aug. 16 through 20.

  • In-processing tracking system speeds up at Fort Bragg

    Sep 3, 2010

    The Directorate of Human Resources on Fort Bragg has implemented a first in the Army tracking system for in-processing Soldiers that allows the Reception Company 72 hours to receive a Soldier and hand them over to their gaining unit. Even though Army regulations state that the installation has five days to fully in-process a Soldier, this program has condensed it to three days.

  • Memorial starts journey to new home

    Sep 3, 2010

    Command Sgt. Maj. Karl Roberts (left), U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) command sergeant major, and Chap. (Capt.) Bradley Godding, deputy garrison chaplain, watch as workers from Interstate Memorial Service, Forest Park, move the Haney Memorial Stone Aug. 27 from outside the Fort McPherson Chaplain Center for transport to Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Jewish community prepares to observe Yom Kippur

    Sep 3, 2010

    U.S. Army Garrison Jewish lay leader The Jewish period of Yom Kippur will start Sept. 17 with the Kol Nidre observance and conclude one hour after sundown Sept. 18. The Jewish biblical source of Yom Kippur is found in the Torah's Book of Leviticus, Chapter 23: "The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 'The tenth day of the seventh month is the day of atonement. It shall be a holy convocation to you, and you shall afflict your souls (fast).

  • Rosh Hashanah, Jewish new year, observance begins

    Sep 3, 2010

    The Jewish New Year period known as Rosh Hashanah will start on sundown Wednesday and continue for the following two days. On the afternoon of the first day of Rosh Hashanah, a special service called Tashlikh is held near a body of running water. It is customary for Jews in attendance to walk to a river or creek, preferably one with fish in it, and recite penitential prayers.

  • CSM's 35-year journey comes to an end

    Sep 3, 2010

    On July 29, 1975, a young private named Kenny LeonGuerrero enlisted in the Army, taking his first steps on a 35-year journey that would last through three wars, multiple peacekeeping operations, three uniform changes and every enlisted rank. On Aug. 26, members of the Fort McPherson community gathered to honor the journey and service of Command Sgt. Maj. LeonGuerrero, who will officially retire Nov. 30.

  • Rallying to the Cyber Challenge

    Sep 3, 2010

    Government and military organizations joined industry and academia at the 2010 LandWarNet conference Aug 3 - 6 to talk cyber security in the constantly changing cyber landscape and ensure present efforts effectively build on the past and pave the way for the future. CERDEC talks about cyber in rapidly changing environment.

  • Massive Construction, Renovation Project Preserves History, Tradition - From Roof Lines to Floor Til

    Sep 3, 2010

    To maintain the traditional look of the historic Main Post area of Fort Bragg, N.C., and to preserve the original appearance and original materials of historic buildings under renovation; new construction and remodeling being done to facilitate the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure-directed relocation of the headquarters of U.S. Army Forces Command and U.S. Army Reserve Command to Fort Bragg has been closely coordinated with the N.C. State Historical Preservation Office. From new roof lines to historic windows and floor tile, supporting contract firms and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are taking appropriate measures to maintain the historic symbolism, aesthetics and atmosphere that have always been an important part of living and working on the Fort Bragg cantonment.

  • Fort Carson WTB complex breaks ground

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-The Mountain Post held a ground-breaking ceremony marking construction on Fort Carson's new Warrior Transition Battalion Complex Aug. 26. The complex, which will include the recently opened Soldier Family Assistance Center, will be located on the corner of Titus Boulevard and Cochrane Circle, close to Evans Army Community Hospital, for improved Soldier access to care.

  • It's not 'Hogan's Alley' anymore

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Fort Carson has a unique battle training asset that saves time, bullets, fuel and a whole lot more. The Battle Command Training Branch is where unit leaders can take their people to train in almost any imaginable scenario.

  • Fort Carson residents elect new mayors

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-More than 350 Fort Carson housing residents cast their votes Aug. 25-26 to elect 16 new mayors.

  • Guard director details suicide prevention techniques

    Sep 3, 2010

    Enhanced leadership, ensuring recruits are compatible with military service and conducting better post-deployment screenings are among solutions the acting director of the Army National Guard recently suggested to reverse the spike in Soldier suicides.

  • Prescribed burning critical to control threats at Fort Carson

    Sep 3, 2010

    At Fort Carson and PiAfA+-on Canyon Maneuver Site fire is regarded as an effective and necessary tool against the very danger it represents, as well as aid to land managers protecting and enhancing natural resources. A policy of strict fire suppression has not proven to be cost-effective and ignores the benefits of wildland fires from natural causes. Naturally occurring fires serve to control insects, diseases and weeds, while improving habitat by maintaining and improving the quality of forage for wildlife. Fires caused by military training, however, can occur too often and at the wrong time, disrupting the natural cycle. This causes damage to critical resources, and often poses safety concerns.

  • Black bear cozies up in Fort Carson's Cheyenne Village tree

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Fort Carson wildlife conservation and Provost Marshal police officers were dispatched to Cheyenne Village housing area Aug. 25 to respond to a 200-pound black bear nestled in a tree enjoying some apples. Officials kept the bear in the tree to ensure the safety of the Mountain Post community until Colorado Division of Wildlife officers arrived on scene. Fort Carson conservation officers tranquilized the bear and, after post veterinarians examined the sleeping giant, transported the bear to PiAfA+-on Canyon per request of Colorado Division of Wildlife officials. The bear was released back into the wild.

  • Women celebrate right to vote at Fort Rucker

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Women celebrated the 90th anniversary of gaining the right to vote during Women's Equality Day at the Soldier Service Center Aug. 26.

  • Fort Rucker chaplains aid in suicide prevention

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Losing even one Soldier to suicide is one too many. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and chaplains educate the public on the subject - how to identify signs and symptoms and how to cope with loss if suicide does occur within Families or units, said Chaplain (Capt.) Bruce Wagner, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment chaplain.

  • Military spouse gives back to Fort Rucker, Army community

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Some people serve others selflessly and without recognition. One ardent supporter of Fort Rucker troops has been helping Soldiers and Families behind the scenes for decades.

  • AIT platoon sergeant represents Fort Rucker at competition

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- An advanced individual training platoon sergeant from Fort Huachuca, Ariz., also represented Fort Rucker at the AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition at Fort Monroe, Va., Aug. 24-27.

  • Fort Rucker's The Landing hosts world-renowned jazz musician

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Jazz enthusiasts can enjoy world-renowned jazz musician Michael Lington during a free concert on the patio at The Landing Sept. 7 at noon.

  • Fort Rucker gains new star, deputy commander

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Col. Timothy J. Edens, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence deputy commander, was nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of brigadier general.

  • Border enforcement instructors graduate medic course

    Sep 3, 2010

    Eight Iraqi Diwaniyah Directorate of Border Enforcement instructors graduated from a combat life saver class Aug. 30 at Camp Echo.

  • Birthday bash-- The LZ celebrates 1 year of honoring Family Covenant at Fort Rucker

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Landing Zone staff celebrated one year of providing the Fort Rucker community with quality food and entertainment during a "birthday bash" party Aug. 27.

  • Pianist brings versatility to Jazz Ambassadors

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT MEADE, Md. -- Based at Fort Meade, the Jazz Ambassadors are the premier big band of the Army. The 19-member ensemble is known for its diverse repertoire, which includes big-band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland and patriotic selections.

  • Soldiers helping Soldiers -- Battle buddy system makes stronger leaders

    Sep 3, 2010

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Warrant officer candidates don't have a battle buddy to rely on at all times, they have several.

  • Freedom Inn serves up another winner

    Sep 3, 2010

    The dining facility at Fort Meade, Md. is a Northeast finalist for the Philip A. Connelly Awards.

  • 2010 Sustainment Bowl

    Sep 3, 2010

    The Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence hosted the second annual Sustainment bowl. The purpose was to promote unit camaraderie through friendly competition of the schools. Some of the events Soldiers and Army civilians participated in included basketball, trap, shooting, baseball, soccer and a 5K run. This year's winner was the Quartermaster School.

  • 405th AFSB Deputy Aims to Lead by Example

    Sep 3, 2010

    Profile of Russell Taylor, deputy to the commander, 405th Army Field Support Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Restoring Hope: You can help save a life

    Jun 2, 2011

    September is Suicide Prevention month. Learn to recognize the warning signs and how you can make a difference.

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