Archive: Jan 2011

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  • Danish general, Army War College Class of 2000 grad inducted into IF Hall of Fame

    Jan 25, 2011

    The Army War College honored a distinguished member of the Class of 2000 with an induction into the International Fellows Hall of Fame Jan. 24.

  • Starting 2011 with Tailored Fitness Program

    Jan 25, 2011

    Those looking for a motivating way to kick start their fitness regimen can take advantage of a new Adelphi Laboratory Center program tailored to their body composition, fitness level and desired goals.

  • Workplace Violence Expert Urges Employees To Act On Warning Signs

    Jan 25, 2011

    Article about a presentation at Fort Monmouth concerning preventing violence in the workplace

  • Workplace Violence Expert Urges Employees To Act On Warning Signs

    Jan 25, 2011

    Article about a presentation at Fort Monmouth concerning preventing violence in the workplace

  • UFC fighters step into First Strike's ring

    Jan 25, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Soldiers were engaged in their daily duties inside the motorpool when they received a surprise visit from six of the Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters prior to their televised event "Fight for the Troop 2," Jan. 21.

  • The Great Place serves up 5-star meals

    Jan 25, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Just like clockwork with their attention to details and precision timing, the Fort Hood Culinary Arts team served up a five-star meal to the 41st Fires Brigade at the Culinary Arts Center located on Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 20.

  • New Reserve initiative helps youth understand about deployments, Army life

    Jan 25, 2011

    Take caring of the Army Reserve family has always been a priority for senior leadership, but taking that care to the next level is the focus of a new initiative for the 81st Regional Support Command, based at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Soldier in Afghanistan uses Skype to help coach special delivery

    Jan 25, 2011

    For one expectant father and Soldier in Afghanistan, taking an active role in the birth of his child thousands of miles distant just took a little ingenuity, a lot of commitment and Skype.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Alice L. Hartley

    Jan 25, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Alice L. Hartley

  • III Corps commander discusses drawdown in Iraq

    Jan 25, 2011

    As the III Corps mission in Iraq winds down and the Soldiers prepare to return to Central Texas, Lt. Gen. Bob Cone, USF-I deputy commanding general for operations and III Corps commander, highlighted the positive impact the unit has had during its year-long deployment, and the challenges still facing Iraq as they prepare to depart.

  • First Lady to visit Fort Jackson

    Jan 25, 2011

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be the guest speaker for 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment's graduation Thursday, at 1 p.m., on Hilton Field. She will spend the morning visiting Fort Jackson for a series of events that highlight the intersection of Let's Move! and military readiness.

  • CSA outlines future for Army

    Jan 25, 2011

    Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., chief of Staff of the Army, visited the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) headquarters Friday, saying the Army has accomplished more in these years of sustained conflict "than humanly possible."

  • New JBM-HH CSM assumes responsibility

    Jan 25, 2011

    The end of one era and the start of a new one began Jan. 19 as Command Sgt. Maj. Jefferson Varner III,

  • New JBM-HH CSM assumes responsibility

    Jan 25, 2011

    The end of one era and the start of a new one began Jan. 19 as

  • TRADOC deputy visits Huachuca, Intelligence Center of Excellence

    Jan 25, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - Lt. Gen. John E. Sterling visited the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca on Jan. 24 to receive briefings and tour the installation. His first stop was to Reservoir Hill where Col. Timothy Faulkner, Garrison Commander provided an overview of the relevance and importance of the installation as a whole. Faulkner spoke on issues of water, training and testing environments, and other vital missions here on the installation. Other governmental agencies who also utilize the airspace and facilities include the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, U.S. Forest Service and Missouri Air National Guard.

  • Afghan reporter at Women's Conference

    Jan 25, 2011

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Construction Photos - January 2011

    Jan 25, 2011

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close BGCAPP.

  • Afghan, coalition forces hit insurgents, degrade capabilities

    Jan 25, 2011

    Operations by Afghan and coalition forces captured multiple Taliban and Haqqani Network leaders and destroyed numerous weapons caches in the past week, greatly hampering insurgent activities.

  • Obama announces 'unprecedented commitment' to military families

    Jan 25, 2011

    President Barack Obama today unveiled a governmentwide plan to strengthen military family support, offering a glimpse at a few of the new programs and cooperative efforts being launched in the coming months to improve quality of life and well-being for military families.

  • T-Hawk over KAF

    Jan 25, 2011

    Technicians from Honeywell International invited coalition forces to a demonstration to help promote greater use of the device throughout the armed forces.

  • Chief of the Army Reserve troops in Kandahar

    Jan 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, chief of the Army Reserve, visited with deployed Army Reserve Soldiers and held a town hall meeting at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 23.

  • Yongsan Garrison unveils smart phone technology bridging paper, web

    Jan 25, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Public Affairs unveiled a QR Code campaign that links paper media to electronic media using smart phones and Ipods to make content more dynamic, making it one of the first Army Public Affairs organizations worldwide to do so.

  • Yama Sakura participants visit Mt. Aso

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldiers participating in exercise Yama Sakura 59 had the opportunity to visit nearby cultural and natural sites before the exercise began Jan. 22 with a visit to Mt. Aso, Japan's largest active volcano.

  • AMC Band cuts ribbon on new facility

    Jan 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (January 24, 2011) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Band cut the ribbon on its new facility here, Monday.

  • Army Acquisition Center of Excellence

    Jan 24, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Acquisition Center of Excellence (AACoE), located at the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Madison Hall, is the first facility to centralize Army institutional training, education, and career development courses for the acquisition, logistics, and technology (AL&T) Workforce. The AACoE, which officially opens its doors today, will improve the effectiveness of leader development efforts and increase acquisition synergy.

  • "Dustoff" welcomes new commander

    Jan 24, 2011

    Major Jacob Dlugosz relinquished command of C Co., "Dustoff," 3rd Battalion, 25th General Support Aviation Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, to Maj. Jeremiah Simpson at Wheeler Army Airfield, Jan. 19.

  • CAB Soldiers, local schools provide hearing testing

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldiers from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct hearing tests at Mililani Mauka Elementary School, in Mililani, Hawaii, Jan. 19. The 25th CAB has established partnerships with local schools to provide hearing testing for children throughout Oahu.

  • 25th CAB participates in 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition

    Jan 24, 2011

    Food service specialists from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), participate in the 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition tryouts at B Quad Dining Facility on Schofield Barracks, Jan. 20.

  • Yama Sakura exercise begins in Japan

    Jan 24, 2011

    Japan's senior leadership from its Ministry of Defense visited Camp Kengen in Kumamoto, Japan, Jan. 18 to inspect the grounds and the soldiers there in preparation for the U.S.-Japan bilateral exercise, Yama Sakura 59 that began Jan. 22.

  • Tooele Army Depot winner of 2010 Army Antiterrorism Award for small installations

    Jan 24, 2011

    Tooele Army Depot is the winner of the 2010 Army Antiterrorism Award for "Best Army Antiterrorism Program" in the small installation category. This is the first time TEAD has won this award at both the Army Materiel Command and DA level competition since the awards' inception in 2005.

  • UFC fights for Wounded Warriors in, out of cage

    Jan 24, 2011

    Fort Hood played host to the Ultimate Fighting Championship's nationally-televised event "Fight for the Troops 2," Jan. 22.

  • Soldier Receives Knowlton Award

    Jan 24, 2011

    Lt. Col. William Kondracki, strategic planner, G3 plans division, awards Master Sgt. James Paltanawick with the Military Intelligence Corps Association Knowlton Award during his farewell ceremony on Jan.21.

  • Army names new chief scientist

    Jan 24, 2011

    The Army's new chief scientist is already immersed in a range of scientific activities to include research into suicide prevention, air and ground-based unmanned systems, Soldier protective gear and precision munitions, among others.

  • Lean Six Sigma at Joint Munitions Command: Past, Present and Future

    Jan 24, 2011

    LSS's impact on JMC. LSS project examples. Future of LSS at JMC.

  • Indiana rescuers learn ice rescue at Homeland Security's Camp Atterbury

    Jan 24, 2011

    With an average of two people dying in ice-related incidents each year in Indiana, the state's Department of Homeland Security's training compound invited 31 firemen, emergency medical technicians and policemen from 16 different organizations to learn how to react in the case of an emergency.

  • APG News reporter pushes back the pain

    Jan 24, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Yvonne Johnson, APG News reporter, sticks to her get-fit New Year's resolution by participating in the Wednesday afternoon Cardio/Core Fusion class at the Aberdeen Area Athletic Center.

  • Community-based clinic to open near Fort Hood

    Jan 24, 2011

    Family members of active duty Soldiers stationed at Fort Hood will soon have more convenient access to healthcare with the spring 2011 opening of the Copperas Cove community-based primary care clinic.

  • DoD gives PTSD help 'second life' in virtual reality

    Jan 24, 2011

    The Department of Defense launched a computer-based virtual world last week where Soldiers can anonymously learn about the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and where to get help. Creators of the Virtual PTSD Experience at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology, or T2, hope the program will cut down on stigma associated with the "signature wounds" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury.

  • Seat Belt Safety at Scranton Army Ammunition Plant

    Jan 24, 2011

    Enforced seat belt usage at Scranton Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Unveiling Ceremony for Medal of Honor headstone

    Jan 24, 2011

    This morning at the All Faiths Memorial Cemetery in Casselberry, Fla., approximately 200 people gathered at the grave of 24-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert Miller to witness the unveiling of his Medal of Honor marker in a ceremony hosted by the United States Army Special Operations Command and the Miller family.

  • APG called to serve during MLK celebration

    Jan 24, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground community honored the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. during a ceremony at the Edgewood Area Recreation Center Jan. 12.

  • Fallen Soldier Remembered

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldiers with Fort BelvoirAca,!a,,cs 212th Military Police Detachment gathered with friends and family Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to remember Sgt. Zainah Caye Creamer, who was killed Jan. 12 when insurgents attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device during a route and building clearance mission in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • Witness to assassination recalls days with King

    Jan 24, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Rev. Samuel "Billy" Kyles, who was with Dr. Martin Luther King when an assassin's bullet felled him on the second-floor balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, spoke to an audience of Soldiers and military employees during a commemorative ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground Jan. 6.

  • Fallen Soldier Remembered

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldiers with Fort Belvoir's 212th Military Police Detachment gathered with friends and family Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to remember Sgt. Zainah Caye Creamer, who was killed Jan. 12 when insurgents attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device during a route and building clearance mission in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • Akin speaks at 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Conference

    Jan 24, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (January 24, 2011) - Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, the commanding general of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), was the guest speaker at the 3rd Annual Women's Empowerment Conference on Sat., Jan 15 at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff, Ky.

  • Third Army rolls out new PT program in Kuwait

    Jan 24, 2011

    Third Army Soldiers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, noticed a new emphasis on the full-body workout as they began their session before reveille Jan. 13.

  • Afghan National Army recruit numbers growing

    Jan 24, 2011

    The newest 600 recruits in the Afghan National Army traveled to Forward Operating Base Thunder, home of the Afghan 203rd Thunder Corps where they began basic training Jan. 15.

  • Dr. King's dream closer in reach, but still not complete

    Jan 24, 2011

    The observation of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday Jan. 17 gave us all an opportunity to see how far America has come in realizing the dream he spoke of to the nation during his "I Have A Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Monument in Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1963. No one can know what King would have felt about American society today; however, in my opinion, I think he would be able to recognize the incredible progress we have made, while still holding us to task for what we have yet to achieve. While the election of President Barack Obama may stand as the most symbolic proof of American progress, in looking around my everyday life, I am struck by the more low profile happenings that I believe prove our nation's true growth.

  • CSA visits 3rd Brigade Combat Team at NTC

    Jan 24, 2011

    Training hard and conducting Situational Training Exercises are just a few things Soldiers are doing at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff, visited 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (Broncos) during their strenuous training Saturday here.

  • 'Cash and Carry' sale provides bargains aplenty

    Jan 24, 2011

    Members of the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem community were given an opportunity to take a part of both installations with them during the "cash and carry" sale held Jan. 17 through 19. The sale, which took place at the Fort Gillem Getaway club, allowed individuals to purchase non-appropriated fund items housed in the building, as well as those in adjoining Taylor Suites. The sale was open to authorized ID card holders (active duty military, Civilian employees, retirees and Family members) on the first day, with the general community invited on the second and third.

  • Latest USASAC BRAC News & Information

    Jan 24, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With the completion of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's Base Realignment and Closure move to Redstone Arsenal close to completion there have been many questions and issues raised about the status of the move.

  • Combined Federal Campaign exceeds 2010 goal

    Jan 24, 2011

    The 2010 Illowa Bi-State Combined Federal Campaign celebrated its successful completion with an awards luncheon Jan. 20 at the Rock Island (Ill.) Arsenal Club.

  • How do you think we can increase civility'

    Jan 24, 2011

    Man on the street:With the recent shooting in Tucson, Ariz., placing the topic of civility in the national debate, the Sentinel asked members of the community: How do you think we can increase civility'

  • IAAC adds four Mi-171E helicopters to inventory

    Jan 24, 2011

    BAGHDAD - The Iraq Army Aviation Command accepted delivery of four new Mi-171E helicopters at its headquarters in Taji, as two were delivered Jan. 16 followed two more Jan. 23.

  • Shooting reinforces need for civility

    Jan 24, 2011

    The mass shooting Jan. 8 that wounded 13 people and killed six others during a political event for U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz., has led to a national debate on the current state of political discourse and the appropriate level of civility between people of differing viewpoints and beliefs. Giffords, who is recuperating after surgery to fix damage suffered from a gunshot wound to her head, is a member of the Democratic Party. The alleged gunman, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, has been reported as being partly motivated to carry out the shooting due to his holding political beliefs that run different to those of Giffords and her party. "Have we forgotten what it is to be civil'"

  • ASC event honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy

    Jan 24, 2011

    Marking the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance at Rock Island Arsenal Jan. 20, Dr. Cyrus M. Ellis addressed a large group of civilians and Soldiers.

  • Logistics key to Afghan success, DCOM-Regional Support CSM says

    Jan 24, 2011

    At every destination during his battlefield circulation, one functional area threaded all three sites near Mazar-e Sharif in northern Afghanistan - logistics. For Command Sgt. Maj. David J. Vincent, this is the key to success for coalition forces in Afghanistan. Not just to meet the 2014 withdrawal date, but to ensure continuous success for decades to come.

  • ASC takes operational control of Directorates of Logistics in Korea and Japan

    Jan 24, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command took operational control of the Directorates of Logistics in Korea and Japan on Jan. 1. This transition is the first step in a process that will transfer the DOLs, including personnel and resources, from the Installation Management Command to the Army Materiel Command.

  • Night of the Stars: Unit-level players shine in all-star game

    Jan 24, 2011

    Midway through the unit-level basketball season in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sports programmer, Matt Gilliard, wanted to showcase the season's best players. He reintroduced "Night of the Stars," the local equivalent of the National Basketball Association's All-Star game.

  • Life, post-military: ACAP prepares U.S. service members for civilian job market

    Jan 24, 2011

    For 12 years, Staff Sgt. Sydney Calderon never worried about job interviews or resumes. He just went wherever the Army sent him, and did what he was told. But, now that he's decided to leave full-time military service, they are at the top of his to-do list. Fortunately for Calderon and the thousands of other Soldiers who separate or retire from the Army each year - 72,780 Soldiers received pre-separation counseling in fiscal year 2010 - there's help. The Army Career and Alumni Program provides pre-separation counseling, information on veteran's benefits, and classes on how to nab jobs in the civilian arena.

  • German immersion class empowers students

    Jan 24, 2011

    Excitedly offering up their thoughts about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, a third-grade Patch Elementary class watched as teacher Robin Tessereau wrote their narrative on the board - in German. Members of the 20-student German Partial Immersion class recently used a combination of German and English to express themselves as Tessereau listened intently and wrote their thoughts.

  • Ward leads MLK Jr. tribute

    Jan 24, 2011

    In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made history. His work to ensure equality between races and promote nonviolent protest resulted in his becoming the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Almost 50 years later, another African American man who made history honored him during the Martin Luther King Jr. observance held in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Jan. 20.

  • Driving drunk: Poor judgement can wreck military careers

    Jan 24, 2011

    It was a devastating mistake. What started out as a couple of drinks turned into a nightmare that will follow one Army noncommissioned officer for the rest of his military career - all because he got behind the wheel.

  • Watch SMA Preston address the Army Leader Forum live, at 11 a.m.

    Jun 2, 2011

    SMA Kenneth O. Preston will address the Army Leader Forum today from 11 a.m. to noon, Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH650. The event will also be streamed live via the HQDA Media Center.

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant Construction Photos - January 2011

    Jan 24, 2011

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • Former Iranian hostages reunite at West Point

    Jan 24, 2011

    Thirty years ago, the U.S. Military Academy served as an historic waypoint when the nation cheered the return of a group of American citizens taken hostage from the U.S. embassy in Iran. The 30th anniversary of the Iranian hostages' return to the U.S. was observed Jan. 20-22 with 15 former captives and five members of the rescue team returning to West Point, the site of their original homecoming in January 1981. The entire Corps of Cadets formed a cordon along Thayer Walkway to salute and cheer their arrival on Jan. 21 as the group started their day's activities, which included panel discussions with cadets and faculty, plus lunch in the Cadet Mess Hall. Many cadets made signs and banners to hold or brought flags and guidons to wave during the welcoming event.

  • Social worker heals "relationship wounds"

    Jan 24, 2011

    Patients suffering from mild Traumatic Brain Injuries are adjusting to several new challenges like loss of balance, trouble sleeping and feelings of depression. However, mTBI patients who are married or in long-term relationships have an additional hurdle to cross: relearning how to communicate with their partner.

  • Training Afghans 'Shohna ba Shohna,' 'Shoulder to Shoulder'

    Jan 24, 2011

    The Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) is figuratively the Fort Benning of Afghanistan, serving as the Afghan National Army's training headquarters. ANA at KMTC have a close working relationship with NATO Training Mission - Afghanistan (NTM-A). NTM-A provides trainers to help train ANA cadre exemplifying the relationship that has blossomed in the motto of "train-the-trainer." The coalition advisors suggest improvements for ANA training and mentor trainers in their techniques.

  • US, UK medical Soldiers conduct joint training

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) and the United Kingdom's 208th Field Hospital (Liverpool) conducted Operation Starlight II, Jan. 21-23, at the Army Medical Simulation Training Center in Strensall, England.

  • Rocket scientist says reach for the stars

    Jan 24, 2011

    A Hohenfels High School alumnus returned to her former physics class this month to share stories of her work as a bona fide rocket scientist and to encourage students to reach for the stars. Lyndy Axon, an Air Force Academy Cadet First Class, spoke to Ms. Joyce Dusenberry's Physics class about the possibilities that exist after graduation.

  • Afghan engineers learn to maintain own facilities

    Jan 24, 2011

    The Afghan National Security Force Facility Engineer Technical Training School officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Kabul, Jan. 23.

  • New recruits join Afghan National Army

    Jan 24, 2011

    The newest members of the Afghan National Army traveled to Forward Operating Base Thunder, home of the ANA 203rd Thunder Corps, to attend basic training Jan. 15.

  • TRICARE improves online communication, access

    Jan 24, 2011

    Additions to the TRICARE military health plan's website are giving beneficiaries easier access to their personal health data, more convenient appointment scheduling and better communication with their health care providers, the top TRICARE official reported.

  • Former Iranian hostages reunite at West Point

    Jan 24, 2011

    The West Point community took part in that celebration on Jan. 25, 1981, welcoming home the 52 hostages who enjoyed a few days of respite with their families on the installation at the Thayer Hotel.

  • The first 100 days: a story of sustainment

    Jan 24, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - What organization's finance office processes an average of $181 million per month and on a daily basis is responsible for feeding more than 100,000 personnel' Their contracted vehicles travel an average of 23,570 miles per day and their contracted aircraft fly an average of 23,700 passengers monthly' Is this a Fortune 500 company' No, it's the 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and its subordinate units.

  • Schweinfurt DPW's toil kept community functioning during record-setting month

    Jan 24, 2011

    Residents of Germany just survived the coldest December since 1969, and in doing so received a barrage of snow not experienced in years. The area around the Army garrison here received several storms and tallied nearly 60 centimeters of snow accumulation, resulting in several days of delays or closures for garrison services and schools. Franconia enjoyed its first white Christmas since 1981. While many employees and students looked forward to enjoying a long morning at home during these weather delays, the tireless employees of USAG Schweinfurt's Directorate of Public Works knew that the snow days would be long ones.

  • GEN Casey visits NTC in Ft. Irwin

    Jan 24, 2011

  • Johnson thanks 8th Army Band for holiday concert

    Jan 24, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 8th Army Band received high accolades Jan. 24 from 8th Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson for their performance during the 3rd Annual Korea-America Friendship Holiday Concert.

  • CSA visits IMCOM HQs

    Jan 24, 2011

    IMCOM provides standardized, effective and efficient services, facilities and infrastructure to Soldiers, Families and Civilians for an Army and Nation engaged in persistent conflict.

  • Afghan woman bears child at Coalition hospital: first child for mother, hospital

    Jan 24, 2011

    Army, Air Force and Navy medical practitioners delivered an Afghan woman's first child at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 20.

  • Special delivery

    Jan 24, 2011

    Soldier uses Skype to coach wife, help deliver baby from Afghanistan

  • ROK-U.S. Alliance engineers build enduring friendship

    Jan 24, 2011

    KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE, South Korea - During a 2003 road repair project here, two engineers from two different countries built an enduring friendship that has taken them from the Korean Peninsula to Afghanistan and back.

  • Army provides mobile satellite communications for disaster response

    Sep 29, 2011

    In the years since Hurricane Katrina exposed dangerous information gaps between various government responders, the Army has developed high-tech capabilities that enable rapid, inter-agency communications during an emergency.

  • GEN Casey visits BAMC

    Jan 23, 2011

  • Resilience Programs within the ARNG

    Jan 23, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Within the Army National Guard (ARNG), several states have developed comprehensive social support and mental health initiatives. States with innovative resilience programs include Michigan, Nevada, and Kansas. More steps to build resilience within the ARNG will continue across the 50 states, 3 territories, and the District of Columbia, all sharing the challenge of finding distinctive solutions to recurring problems such as post-traumatic stress and suicide among Soldiers.

  • Headstone for Medal of Honor awardee unveiled

    Jan 22, 2011

    Approximately 200 people gathered at the grave of 24-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert Miller to witness the unveiling of his Medal of Honor marker in a ceremony hosted by the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) and the Miller family, at the All Faiths Memorial Cemetery in Caselberry, Fla.

  • Army chief of staff visits National Training Center, discusses changes to training

    Jan 22, 2011

    Versatility in training will be the biggest change the National Training Center can expect to see in the future as the Army shifts its deployment training focus to include hybrid threat scenarios, said Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during a visit to the NTC, Jan. 22.

  • Unveiling Ceremony for Medal of Honor headstone

    Jan 22, 2011

    This morning at the All Faiths Memorial Cemetery in Caselberry, Fla., approximately 200 people gathered at the grave of 24-year-old Staff Sgt. Robert Miller to witness the unveiling of his Medal of Honor marker in a ceremony hosted by the United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) and the Miller family.

  • Civil Support Team participates in pre-Super Bowl public safety media event

    Jan 22, 2011

  • Afghan soldier recognized for service since beginning of war

    Jan 22, 2011

    The senior enlisted leader of the Afghan National Army was honored during a ceremony Jan. 18 at Kabul Military Training Center.

  • RDECOM commander leads panel discussion on training and simulation

    Jan 22, 2011

    A panel led by Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, addressed training the American Warfighter in the digital age with substantial budget constraints at the 10th annual TechNet-Orlando Conference.

  • Helicopter sunset on Kandahar, Afghanistan

    Jan 22, 2011

    Photos of helicopters at sunset on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 4th Financial Management Company assumes responsibility

    Jan 22, 2011

    Fort Bliss Soldiers from the 4th Financial Management Company officially began their deployment by uncasing their unit guidon and assuming responsibility of financial operations in Regional Command-South from the 126th FM Co. in a transfer of authority ceremony held at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 17.

  • CSA speaks to IMCOM HQ staff

    Jan 21, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. speaks to employees of the Installation Management Command Headquarters at a town hall meeting Jan. 21, in San Antonio.

  • STX lane training at the National Training Center

    Jan 21, 2011

    A gunner from 570th Engineer Company, 14th Engineer Battalion, watches for threats during an urban mounted patrol situational training exercise Jan. 18 at the National Training Center's Ertebat Shar village.

  • Losing 100 pounds gains hundreds of PT points

    Jan 21, 2011

    Louisiana National Guardsman Spc. Alejandro Zuniga scored an incredible 401 points on his most recent Army Physical Fitness Test -- something even he found hard to believe considering the state he was in less than two years ago.

  • Iranian hostages return to West Point after 30 years

    Jan 21, 2011

    The 30th anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979-1980 was observed Jan. 20-22 with 15 former captives and five members of the rescue team returning to West Point, the site of their original homecoming in January 1981. The entire Corps of Cadet formed a cordon along Thayer Walkway to salute and cheer their arrival at 9:10 a.m. Jan. 21 as the group started their day's activities, which will include panel discussions with cadets and faculty, plus lunch in the cadet mess hall.

  • Post remembers King

    Jan 21, 2011

    The Fort Carson community gathered Tuesday to remember Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy during the annual observance held at Elkhorn Conference Center.

  • ILLOWA Combined Federal Campaign Reaches Goal

    Jan 21, 2011

  • Clinic construction begins

    Jan 21, 2011

    Members of the Fort Carson community gathered at The Foxhole Jan. 12 for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new behavioral health clinic slated to open in spring 2012 as part of the resiliency campus.

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