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  • Fort Huachuca installation retention teams gear up for new fiscal year

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As the current fiscal year ends and fiscal year 2011 approaches, it is a time for Soldiers to consider their futures and how the Army can benefit them and their families. During a budget briefing at the Pentagon, Lt. Gen. Edgar Stanton III, the Army's military deputy for budget, detailed the overall rationale behind items in the Army's portion of the Department of Defense's FY11 budget requests.

  • G-3 says decades of digitization now paying off

    Sep 13, 2010

    The Army is now reaping benefits in Iraq and Afghanistan from two decades of digitization, said the general who in May assumed the reins of the Army G-3/5/7.

  • JPED holds change of command and retirement ceremony

    Sep 13, 2010

    The Joint Personal Effects Depot welcomed the incoming commander and paid tribute to the departing commander during a change of command ceremony on the terrace at Top of the Bay, August 27.

  • Range control surpasses normal mission:Program receives Tier III SRP for FY 2008/2009

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca's range control personnel are always working toward the future. They continue to look for new, innovative approaches to ensure the range is sustainable down the road. That's one reason why the division was recently awarded the Tier III Sustainable Range Program award for fiscal year 2008/2009.

  • APG commanders view installation cultural heritage sites

    Sep 13, 2010

    Aberdeen Proving Ground commanders took in the historical significance of installation landmarks during a Directorate of Public Works Jointly-led tour of the installation's historic sites.

  • 'Real Warriors' program prevents suicide

    Sep 13, 2010

    Two years ago, Maj. Jeff Hall found himself in the backyard of his house, with a pistol to his head, looking for an honorable way to end things.

  • 9-11 remembrance ceremony started at dawn

    Sep 13, 2010

    Soldiers, sailors and family members from Rock Island Arsenal carried half a ton of bricks for five miles during a Sept. 9 pre-dawn march around the island honoring the victims of 9-11 and servicemembers and civilians who have died since in the Global War on Terror.

  • Research center completes project

    Sep 13, 2010

    Members of Program Executive Office, Missiles and Space and the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Program Integration Facility recently completed an upgrade to the Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile Launcher system by adapting it to the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles from its original platform the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle.

  • Innovative program helps APG meet energy goal

    Sep 13, 2010

    APG is working hard to reach the goals set by Executive Order 13423, "Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management".

  • Please Add a Title!

    Sep 13, 2010

    Up to 40 members of the 3rd Special Forces Group (A), came out to participate in the Group's Motorcycle Safety Ride before Labor Day Weekend. Members filled out Safety Inspection forms and had senior riders from the Group check their motorcycles. This is the third ride the Group has hosted to promote safe motorcycle riding.

  • First living Soldier to get Medal of Honor in War on Terror

    Sep 13, 2010

    A Soldier who bounded forward to recover wounded during an ambush in Afghanistan will be the Army's first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam conflict.

  • Detroit Arsenal hosts motorcycle road rally

    Sep 13, 2010

    USAG-DETROIT ARSENAL, Mich. -- The U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal hosted a Motorcycle Road Rally August 28th as part of the Detroit Arsenal's Motorcycle Mentorship Program.

  • U.S., Iraqi forces bring free medical services to Karmah

    Sep 13, 2010

    Hundreds of Karmah, Iraq, residents received free medical care Sept. 7, during a combined medical engagement between Iraqi and U.S. forces. Soldiers with 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, United States Division-Center, joined counterparts assigned to the 1st Iraqi Army Division and Karmah Police Department who hosted the event that afforded some citizens their first trip to the doctor's office.

  • New resiliency center in Iraq to help Soldiers relax

    Sep 13, 2010

    The Taji Warrior Resiliency Campus held its grand opening Sept. 7, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a lecture on resilience by the director of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • Over 200 force protection professionals attend seminar on Ft. Myer

    Sep 13, 2010

    Aca,!A"Suspicious Activity Reporting, Strength in PartnershipAca,!A? was the theme presented to hundreds of attendees at the first Force Protection Seminar hosted by the JFHQ-NCR/MDW.

  • Red Dragons unveil memorial, remember fallen

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- At a small, nondescript field in the heart of Fort Hood, Texas, a group of Soldiers and family members of the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered together to pay homage to the memory of those lost during the Global War on Terror and to take solace in the company of good friends.

  • Students remember 9/11, celebrate freedom

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas- Hundreds of children, staff and parents, many donned in patriotic appeal and waving flags, filled the bleachers and with smiles on their faces sung Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A.".

  • Carson Soldiers determine meals of the future

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Soldiers of 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, field tested Unitized Group Rations, option A, at the Red Devil Training Area from Aug. 24-Sept. 1. "The Fielded Group Ration Improvement Project is a continuous content improvement program, part of which is the annual feed test," said Susan Harrington, a food technologist with the Combat Feeding Directorate of the U.S. Army Natick Research, Development, and Engineering Center, in Natick, Mass.

  • Garrison employees team up at Organizational Day

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Garrison employees enjoyed a day of games and friendly competition Sept. 2 at the annual Organization Day at Moon Lake.

  • New training lane enhances lifesaving skills

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Fort Carson's newest training lane provides a realistic environment for Soldiers to hone their first-aid skills at home to improve their lifesaving capabilities on the battlefield. The Mountain Post Medical Simulation Training Center Tactical Combat Casualty Care training lane officially opened Sept. 2 following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the training area adjacent to the MSTC facility, building 2130, on the corner of Specker Avenue and Khe Sanh Street.

  • USAG Brussels commemorates Sept. 11. 2001

    Sep 13, 2010

    BRUSSELS, Belgium - Approximately 100 people gathered under a brilliant blue sky at U.S. Army Garrison Brussels on Sept. 11 to honor the nearly 3,000 people who died in the attacks on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Local schools, Fort Riley Soldiers team up

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Fort Riley Soldiers teamed up with schools on post and in the Central Flint Hills Region Sept. 2 at Riley's Conference Center, to plan and establish partnerships in support of the 2015 campaign plan.

  • Making a plan; Westphal evaluates Fort Riley schools

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - Fort Riley leadership and Geary County Unified School District 475 officials played host Aug. 30 to the Honorable Joseph Westphal, undersecretary of the Army, to give him a firsthand look at the repairs and remodeling needed in on-post elementary and middle schools.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg remember Sept. 11, 2001 attacks

    Sep 13, 2010

    The XVIII Airborne Corps conducted a remembrance ceremony at the Main Post Parade Field with retreat at 4 p.m., Friday to commemorate the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. This year marked the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks where over 2,900 lost their lives.

  • Soldiers pack chapel in Grafenwoehr for Warhammer hero

    Sep 13, 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.

  • Polk Gators chomp through field, claim world title

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. - Those words paint a telling portrait of the Fort Polk Gators, the softball team representing the Soldiers and civilians of this Central Louisiana Army post.

  • Remembering that day

    Sep 13, 2010

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Barry "BA" Anderson

    Sep 13, 2010

    Barry Anderson, operations analyst/strategic planner at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, is approaching 20 years with the command and 30 years combined federal service, including five in the Air Force.

  • MEDFLAG 10: Sharing medical techniques in Congo

    Sep 13, 2010

    Approximately 40 U.S. service members shared medical techniques and procedures with their Congolese counterparts Sept. 10 at the Command and Staff College in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, as part of MEDFLAG 10.

  • Special Reaction Team students set sights on shooting success

    Sep 13, 2010

    Members of the 519th Military Police Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade and the Directorate of Emergency Services Special Reaction Team participated in a marksman observer course on Fort Polk Aug. 16 through Sept. 3.

  • Special Operations trainer/mentors train with 4th BCT Soldiers

    Sep 13, 2010

    Senior NCOs and officers from the Special Operations Training Detachment and NCOs from 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, recently completed a 5-day HMMWV off-road driving course at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif. While the focus of SOTD is to provide valuable feedback to Special Operations rotational units training at NTC, the Joint Readiness Training Center and other outstations, they also routinely conduct specialized training to hone the skills of their trainer/mentors.

  • Graf goes green with new fuel cell backup power

    Sep 13, 2010

    Engineers and Soldiers alike have long fluttered with excitement over new technology to provide a more efficient, reliable and environmentally sound energy source to support infrastructure within the Grafenwoehr Training Area. Three years and $23 million later, Europe, Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program (I3MP) and engineers, procured, installed and upgraded the capacity and reliability of voice and data infrastructure on the installations.

  • Polk celebrates new CDCs

    Sep 13, 2010

    FORT POLK, La. -- The love of a parent for their child is boundless and the commitment of the Army to its Soldiers is abundant.

  • Joint-service teamwork yields award-winning TNT alternative

    Sep 13, 2010

    The recent success story at Picatinny to research and qualify a new, safer explosive to replace TNT is one example of how teamwork and collaboration can help provide a life-saving product to the warfighter as quickly as possible.

  • Musicians revisit COB Speicher

    Sep 13, 2010

    Hammer of the Broads, an all-female tribute band to Led Zeppelin, performed at COB Speicher Sept. 8.

  • Berber wins IMCOM Soldier of the Year

    Sep 13, 2010

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Spc. Luis Berber arrived in the European theater in mid-February 2010, and less than two months later he was tasked to prepare for the Installation Management Command - Europe's Soldier of the Year competition which would take place in early May.

  • Picatinny Arsenal's Cannon Gate symbol receives national registered trademark

    Sep 13, 2010

    The famous wrought-iron gate with cannon-shaped posts has long been an icon representing Picatinny Arsenal and the weapon technologies developed here - and now, after several years of legal paperwork and process, the Cannon Gate is an official registered trademark.

  • Natick Soldier Systems Center observes Patriot Day

    Sep 13, 2010

    A moment of silence followed by a bell tolling 11 times at a Patriot Day observance Sept. 10 at U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center honored the memories of the thousands of civilians and Soldiers lost during and since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

  • President honors 9/11 victims at Pentagon Memorial

    Sep 13, 2010

    President Barack Obama paid tribute to 9/11 victims during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon Memorial, Sept. 11, and urged Americans to remain resilient in the face of evil.

  • Two fathers use own tragedies to teach suicide prevention

    Sep 13, 2010

    Two fathers belong to a club that is growing every day.

  • Iraq Navy assumes lead role for maritime security

    Sep 13, 2010

    As the Iraqi Navy assumes the lead role for maritime security in Iraqi territorial waters, the U.S. Coast Guard continues to work with Iraqi Sailors and Marines to assist and advise them on maritime law enforcement tactics and procedures, as part of the Coalition Naval and Advisory Training Team (CNATT) at Umm Qasr, Iraq

  • Lt. Gen. Hertling visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 13, 2010

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, the deputy commanding general of initial military training at U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command in Fort Monroe, Va., visited Fort Leonard Wood, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, to meet with leaders, talk with instructors, interact with students and tour the installation to observe the numerous ongoing training activities across the units.

  • Watervliet's emergency exercise unites multiple capabilities toward one goal

    Sep 13, 2010

    The arsenal's largest emergency response exercise concluded on Sept. 3rd where more than 50 arsenal emergency workers and Capital District civilian emergency response professionals simulated an active-shooter scenario.

  • Obama: honor 9/11 victims by staying true to U.S. values

    Sep 13, 2010

    Saturday, President Barack Obama paid tribute to the 184 people who died in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon nine years ago, saying America honors their sacrifice by holding firm to the nation's ideals of unity and tolerance.

  • U.S Advisor to the Iraq MoI changes from military to civilian led

    Sep 13, 2010

    With a polite bow of his head to a standing ovation, Coast Guard Rear Admiral Charles Ray, the outgoing Director of the Iraq Training and Advisory Mission for the Ministry of Interior, bid a fond farewell Sept. 3, to the Joint Security Station Shield community.

  • 8th Army, IMCOM-K recognize food service excellence

    Sep 13, 2010

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 43rd Annual 8th Army and Installation Management Command-Korea Philip A. Connelly Awards Ceremony was held here Sept. 8 to recognize some of the Army's finest food service professionals.

  • New training, old traditions combine during the 18th CSSB field exercise

    Sep 13, 2010

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion "Warhammers" spent two weeks from Aug. 19 to Sept. 2 conducting battalion-wide field training while occupying Bundeswehr training areas and local private land outside of Weiden.

  • Memorial service honors KMC fallen hero

    Sep 13, 2010

    Soldiers, Civilians, and Families from the Kaiserslautern Military Community and across Germany filed into the Vogelweh Chapel here Sept. 9 with heavy hearts to pay their final respects to a military policeman and dog handler assigned to the 230th Military Police Company in Sembach, Germany.

  • INVEST Awards

    Sep 12, 2010

    <b>What is it' </b> INVEST is an online contest launched by Secretary Gates, "for the purpose of soliciting and rewarding creative ideas to save money and use resources more effectively". The <a href=" http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2010/0710_invest/" target="_blank">INVEST Awards contest</a> will reward the 25 best ideas submitted by Department of Defense (DoD) employees. Cash prizes range from $500 to $1,000. Submissions should contribute to the secretary's five-year goal of saving $100 billion. The contest is accepting submissions until Sept. 24, 2010. Following a review and evaluation, the winners will be announced in October.

  • Fond Memories of a Completed Career

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Army colonel ends four decades of service, earns Legion of Merit

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Phantom Battalion adjusts to New Dawn

    Sep 12, 2010

    Soldiers deployed to Iraq with the III Corps Special Troops Battalion are unlikely to see a dramatic shift in their day-to-day missions following the transition of United States Forces- Iraq to Operation New Dawn, Sept. 1.

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Legion of Merit awarded to distinguished Soldier

    Sep 12, 2010

    In a ceremony at Sharpe Field before the Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 78th Training Brigade, the retired chief of staff of the 78th was honored for his exceptionally meritorious service to the brigade.

  • Party in the USA; Soldier Show gets audience on its feet

    Sep 12, 2010

  • Work hard, play hard; Garrison employees team up at Organizational Day

    Sep 12, 2010

  • 911th Engineer Company holds 9/11 Heritage Day

    Sep 11, 2010

    The Soldiers of the 911th took time out from training Friday, Sept. 10, and held a Heritage Day inside the Lakota Hangar on Ft. Belvoir's Davison Field.

  • Celebrating unity during Ramadan

    Sep 11, 2010

    Ramadan, for more than 1.5 billion people who follow Islam, is considered a sacred month. The ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is said to be when the Prophet Muhammad received the revelations through the angel Gabriel. To show reverence, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and are obliged to refrain from activities like smoking and other earthly pleasures.

  • Army War College leadership calls for service, remembrance

    Sep 11, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin, commandant of the U.S. Army War College, encouraged young people to continue the legacy of service to the nation at at Shippensburg University during a Student Veterans of America-led September 11 ceremony

  • Fallen Soldier honored by unit, friends

    Sep 11, 2010

    Sgt. Brandon Maggart was sleeping when the sirens went off August 22. Seconds after the warning, a rocket struck the roof of his housing unit on Basra,. Fellow Soldiers of the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment rushed to his side providing medical aid. He was removed from the room and rushed to the troop medical clinic emergency room.

  • TEST

    Sep 11, 2010

  • Maj. Gen. William Monk III conducts oral history

    Sep 11, 2010

  • Sgt. Cadavius Summerall knows the value of service

    Sep 11, 2010

  • Maj. Gen. William Monk III conducts oral history

    Sep 11, 2010

  • Obama gives reminder of U.S. mission in Afghanistan

    Sep 11, 2010

    President Barack Obama today used the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States as a reminder of why U.S. forces still are in Afghanistan.

  • Pentagon plans private 9/11 remembrance

    Sep 11, 2010

    President Barack Obama will join Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Pentagon Memorial on Sept. 11 to honor the memory of victims of the 2001 terrorist attack.

  • 9/11 Memorial advocate urges unity

    Sep 11, 2010

    As the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches and Americans reflect on that period, they should focus on the outpouring of patriotism and community of Sept. 12 and beyond rather than the tragic events surrounding the actual attacks, the president of the Pentagon Memorial Fund said here yesterday.

  • Joint Contracting commander visits Umm Qasr operations

    Sep 11, 2010

    The commanding general of Joint Contracting Command, United States Forces - Iraq, visited with the combined forces of the Coalition Naval and Advisory Training Team at Umm Qasr Sept. 7 to witness the latest progress at Iraq's southernmost port.

  • USARPAC honors 9/11 victims, Soldiers at retreat ceremony

    Sep 11, 2010

    Soldiers and Family members from the U.S. Army Pacific paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States during a retreat ceremony Sept. 10 at 4:30 p.m. on historic Palm Circle at Fort Shafter. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general said the atrocities of Sept. 11, 2001, did not go unanswered by our nation. "In response to the attacks, the United States entered the War on Terror, and soon Soldiers were serving in harm's way in Afghanistan, Iraq, and multiple other hot spots around the globe," Mixon said.

  • PRESS RELEASE: Army requests input on proposed combat aviation brigade stationing

    Sep 10, 2010

    All interested members of the public, including native communities and federally recognized Native American Tribes, federal, state, and local agencies, are invited to submit written comments to identify environmental issues and concerns to be analyzed in the programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS). Written comments will be accepted until Oct. 10. Comments can be sent to Public Affairs Office, U.S. Army Environmental Command, 5179 Hoadley Road, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010, e-mailed to APGR-USAECNEPA@conus.army.mil, or faxed to (410) 436-1693.

  • Carson outdoor pool goes to the dogs

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Ranging in size from Chihuahua to Saint Bernard, dozens of dogs from military Families took the plunge at the Fort Carson Outdoor Pool Labor Day.

  • 52nd Engineers step for Carson construction projects

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-A mutually-beneficial partnership is underway between the 52nd Engineer Battalion and the Directorate of Public Works. A Troop Construction Program has been established to accomplish installation construction projects, save the Army money and provide the engineers with opportunities to improve their engineering skills. Construction projects are hand-picked by the bimonthly Engineer Support Planning Board attended by representatives from the DPW and the 52nd. The unit then provides the Soldiers, equipment and expertise to complete the work. Troop Construction Program staff supports projects by purchasing the necessary building materials and providing oversight and their institutional knowledge of building codes, regulations and design requirements.

  • Soldier Equipment Weighty Matter In Field

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- System engineering is the next great frontier for those Army Soldiers and civilians responsible for equipping today's Soldier.

  • Army North, Fort Sam Houston step out for Freedom Walk 2010

    Sep 10, 2010

    Several hundred service members and community members came together Sept. 10 to walk a mile to honor the 2,993 victims killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and to support American service members, during the Freedom Walk 2010 event hosted by U.S. Army North at the historic Quadrangle here.

  • Sustainment Center of Excellence welcomes new commander

    Sep 10, 2010

    The Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence, held a change of command ceremony at Fort Lee, Va. Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge took command from Brig. Gen. Jesse R. Cross.

  • 42-year-old 'grandma' graduates from one of military's toughest courses

    Sep 10, 2010

    Spc. Jennifer E. Moore has graduated from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal School where she has spent close to a year learning the delicate techniques of how to recover, evaluate, safely render and dispose of live ordnance.

  • Medevac Mission Succeeds Despite Taliban

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL -- It wasn't Plan A that Staff Sgt. Matthew Kinney relied on when coming to the aid of wounded Soldiers in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan. It wasn't Plan B either. Nor Plan C.

  • Soldiers, students remember 9/11, lives lost since

    Sep 10, 2010

  • U.S., Japanese Generals Visit Army Reserve Soldiers in Japan

    Sep 10, 2010

    The commanding general of U.S. Army, Japan and the chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force visited soldiers of the 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command taking part in an exercise here Aug. 28.

  • Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers Honor 9/11 Victims as part of Killeen-area America sup

    Sep 10, 2010

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  • "On the Road Again: PM NV/RSTA Brings New Equipment Training to the Soldier With Its State-of-t

    Sep 10, 2010

    Article looks at a mobile training facility which was created to offer greater flexability in delivering training to Soldiers outside of bringing Soldiers to fixed training sites.

  • Atlanta Falcons open arms to surviving children

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT MCPHERSON, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons professional football team took time from preparing for the 2010 National Football League season to honor the children of deceased servicemembers.

  • Local Boy Scout says goodbye to his heroes: 183rd receives token prior to deploying

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT CARSON, Colo.-Members of the 183rd Maintenance Company were treated to a warm farewell as they prepared to embark on a 12-month tour to Afghanistan from a Boy Scout.

  • Army Dedicates Month To Suicide Prevention

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It was the word "divorce" that sent Spc. Joseph Sanders' mind to a dark place, and the quick thinking of his battle buddy Spc. Albert Godding that brought him back from the edge.

  • Legal preparations help avoid stress, financial pitfalls during deployment

    Sep 10, 2010

    A Soldier's loved ones play a key role in pre-deployment support. By getting organized early, Family members and friends can take simple steps to facilitate a Soldier's trip down range and avoid stress later. The key is early preparation.

  • Found money: Fort Bragg Family gets more than it bargained for

    Sep 10, 2010

    What would you do if you found over $9,000' Would you keep it' Would you look for the owner' Would you keep some of it and turn the rest in saying that's all there was' On May 11, Tracy Kaiser was on a mission, she was searching for a bargain at the Bragg 'n Barn Thrift Store and found a $7 suitcase. When she got home and opened some of the side pockets, she found over $9,000 in cash.

  • Fort Bragg Single Soldiers program offers many benefits

    Sep 10, 2010

    Single and unaccompanied Soldiers on Fort Bragg needing a problem solved, searching for volunteer opportunities or finding something fun to do on and off post can find all of that and more at the Fort Bragg Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, better known as BOSS.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients Celebrate In Huntsville

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- They didn't think. They just did. Twenty-four recipients of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration, gathered in Huntsville for the Medal of Honor Gala: In the Company of Heroes Aug. 28.

  • Picatinny pays tribute to 9/11 victims and families

    Sep 10, 2010

    Under a cloudy, morning sky, surrounded by a circle of 50 state flags waving in the wind, military and civilian service members at Picatinny Arsenal took a pause from their busy day to reflect on and remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks nine years ago.

  • Suicide prevention a key element in force sustainment - Part II

    Sep 10, 2010

    This is part two of a four part series in which Larry Holland, Fort Bragg Suicide Prevention Program manager and former chaplain, shares his feelings of despair and thoughts of suicide.

  • Veteran honors Greatest Generation veterans during Honor Flight

    Sep 10, 2010

    USASMDC/ARSTRAT employee to accompany Greatest Generation veterans on the final Tennessee Valley Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on Saturday

  • The Army response to Hurricane Katrina

    Sep 10, 2010

    By the time Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005, America's military was mobilizing for emergency response. Almost 10,000 National Guard troops were on the ground in Louisiana and Mississippi.

  • Fort Bragg observes National Suicide Prevention Month

    Sep 10, 2010

    Fort Bragg is committed to the health, safety and well being of its Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and Family members. To emphasize this commitment, Fort Bragg is joining the Army and the nation in observing National Suicide Prevention Month during September 2010. Fort Bragg's observance during the entire month of September will use "Shoulder to Shoulder: I Will Never Quit on Life" as this year's theme.

  • Long Knives remember fallen Soldier

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT HOOD, Texas -As sunlight peered through the stained glass windows, Family, friends and fellow Soldiers gathered together at the Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran's Chapel, here, to pay their respects to Sgt. 1st Class Ferdinando Gandy, Sept. 9.

  • Airborne Operation at Joint Base Lewis McChord

    Sep 10, 2010

    Soldiers of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct an airborne operation at Solo Point, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. Sept. 1, 2010.

  • U.S. Army South Soldiers train Honduran troops on weapons systems

    Sep 10, 2010

    U.S. Army South Soldiers belonging to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, stationed in Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, provided basic weapons training to members of the Honduran army Aug. 25, 2010.

  • Soldiers, Families cautioned about releasing sensitive information

    Sep 10, 2010

    With the rising popularity of social networking sites, Soldiers and Family members now have the capability to distribute personal information, such as photos, videos and e-mail messages in real time. It is because of this that Fort Bragg officials warn against the distribution of sensitive information on public websites.

  • Reaching Out To Grow Future Engineers

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For 43 years, Dr. Robin Buckelew has stood for the possibilities of women in the work force.

  • Fort Gordon renews emergency covenant with city of Augusta

    Sep 10, 2010

    FORT GORDON, Ga. -- Fort Gordon and City of Augusta officials renewed an agreement last week which typified the strong relationship between the two entities.

  • 'Oompah' Brings Fun To Redstone Festival

    Sep 10, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Oompah!" Oktoberfest 2010 is almost here. The familiar calls of the Army's "Hooah!" will give way, at least temporarily, to the strains of "Oompah!" as the sounds, smells, tastes and fun of Oktoberfest fill Redstone Arsenal's Parade Field on the weekend of Sept. 16-19.

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