Archive: Oct 2011

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  • Disabled Employees honored by Yongsan Garrison

    Nov 1, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan celebrated the strength and diversity of their workforce by recognizing their disabled employees at the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Program at Yongsan Theater Oct. 27.

  • Yongsan nominates outstanding volunteers

    Nov 1, 2011

    Eleven nominees from Garrison Yongsan were recognized for their endless support and dedication to the Community during the Volunteer of the Fourth Quarter Ceremony at the Army Community Services Building Oct. 28.

  • 544th Trans. Det. cases guidon, deactivates unit

    Oct 31, 2011

  • 8th TSC maintains vital role to help deployed forces stay, keep in touch

    Oct 31, 2011

  • 442nd ID "Go for Broke" honors mother of fallen Soldier

    Sep 26, 2012

    Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Infantry Division gathered with Anita Dixon at the Sgt. Evan S. Parker Memorial Pavilion, named after her son, Oct. 26, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • 8th TSC, 25th ID represent Army in Hawaii at AUSA

    Oct 31, 2011

  • A mother's tragic loss provides hope / Inaugural Race for a Solider half marathon assists Service me

    Nov 1, 2011

    More than 1,400 civilians, Soldiers and their families participated in the inaugural 13.1 mile, Race for a Solider, and a two mile walk run and kid's fun run Oct. 16 at the Youth Men's Christian Association of Gig Harbor.

  • DA Intern finds her passion in Army Security and Intelligence

    Oct 31, 2011

    Recent garaduate of Stillman College and now DA Intern provides intelligence information to the AMRDEC workforce

  • WTU golfer Whitmore comes full circle at Walt Disney World

    Nov 1, 2011

    Despite being told twice by doctors that he would never play golf again, Sgt. Shawn Whitmore dazzled PGA Tour players at the 2011 Children's Miracle Network Classic.

  • 442nd legacy takes Soldiers from 'enemy aliens' to heroes

    Nov 4, 2011

    Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and 442nd Regimental Combat Team will receive Bronze Stars Nov. 1 and Congressional Gold Medals Nov. 2, 2011, for their contributions during World War II.

  • Army Observes Warrior Care Month in November

    Oct 31, 2011

    In November, the Army will observe Warrior Care Month. The theme is "Healing the Mind, Body, and Spirit: Unlocking Unlimited Potential". "Taking care of Soldiers is something we do every day, said Brig. Gen. Darryl Williams, Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Commander, Warrior Transition Command. "Observing Warrior Care Month allows us to highlight the significance of keeping Soldiers healthy and safe and taking care of them when they become wounded, ill or injured. At the Warrior Transition Command we are in the business of caring for the Army's wounded, ill and injured Soldiers from the Active, Guard and Reserve.

  • Miss America Helps Wounded Warriors Stay Connected

    Nov 1, 2011

    Miss America assisted the Metropolitan Washington USO chapter receive a donation of telephone calling cards by the Tennessee Valley Chapter for Wounded Warriors arriving at Andrews Air Force Base.

  • Haunted DFAC

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Dining Facility, I Corps, had a little something extra planned for lunch Oct 28. They decorated the entire DFAC with Halloween decorations and special food preparations along with dressing up to give the Soldiers some entertainment before the weekend.

  • Airborne medical unit cases it guidon for deployment

    Nov 2, 2011

    The leaders of the 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) cased the unit guidon during a ceremony at the Miesau Fitness Center October 28, as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in November.

  • HON Dr. Westphal inducted into the Order of Saint Maurice

    Oct 31, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army, HON Dr. Joseph W. Westphal receives the Order of Saint Maurice (Civis), patron saint of the Infantry, for his demonstrated dedication and contributions in support of the Infantry community.

  • Unified Quest 2012 - Fact Sheet

    Oct 31, 2011

    Unified Quest is the Army Chief of Staff's annual Title 10 Future Study Plan or FSP designed to examine issues critical to current and future force development. It is the Army's primary mechanism for exploring enduring strategic and operational challenges and operations in the future environment.

  • HON Dr. Westphal visits Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Under Secretary of the Army visits Fort Benning to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the mission of this vital installation.

  • Guard mobilizes after severe October snowstorm

    Nov 2, 2011

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick mobilized the Massachusetts National Guard late Saturday evening in the largest single-state response to a rare October snowstorm that dumped nearly two feet of snow in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts.

  • HON Dr. Westphal dedicates the Army's newest research laboratory

    Oct 31, 2011

    Environmental upgrade Newest ERDC lab pure Gold

  • Developing your spider sense

    Oct 31, 2011

    For some, autumn triggers a sort of spider sense. The hair on the back of the neck rises in response to sightings of brazen spiders in the middle of a room, or the sensation of something crawling on your skin. Ultimately, this can conjure the belief that spiders have invaded dwellings and infested belongings. Contributing to the anxiety can be the knowledge of potentially dangerous species known to occur not just in the 20-state area supported by U.S. Army Public Health Command Region--West, but all over the country.

  • Live healthier through humor

    Oct 31, 2011

    Most have heard the saying, "Laughter is the best medicine." Many times medicines can improve our illness, but addressing the whole person calls for something more. There is an increasing interest in studying how humor and laughter can lead to increased health and better immune function.

  • Deskside Snacking: Eating well in the workplace

    Oct 31, 2011

    It's been a long day at the office. Visions of the vending machine flash through your mind. Caffeine and sugar are calling your name -- STOP!

  • Be good to your diabetic feet

    Oct 31, 2011

    Diabetes sufferers may have many negative health effects, and foot problems are among the issues that affect this population. Conditions like nerve damage (also called neuropathy), skin changes, calluses, foot ulcers and poor circulation can lead to a host of other health complications and even result in amputation of the leg or foot. Ensuring proper foot health is essential in effectively managing diabetes.

  • Undersecretary of the Army visits Fort Benning

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Taking the high ground

    Nov 1, 2011

    Nobody appreciates more than Darren Bean just how important it is to own the high ground on the battlefield. Bean, who retired in 2007 as sergeant major of the U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School in Jericho, Vt., spent most of his 23-year military career training Soldiers to fight at high altitudes.

  • Apple Pie Brigade welcomes redeployed Soldiers

    Nov 1, 2011

    The Apple Pie Brigade helps bring smiles to Soldiers headed home from deployments by greeting them at the Alexandria International Airport in Louisiana.

  • Volunteers make a difference in community projects

    Oct 31, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - World War II veteran Emanuel "Manny" Avila was still a teenager when he was inducted into the Army in 1944 and sent to train in Monterey. And, like many service members who joined during this last decade, not long after Avila's training, he was sent into battle.

  • Task Force Resolute Soldiers reenlist at Kandahar Airfield

    Oct 31, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The Task Force Resolute retention office hosted a reenlistment ceremony at the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, TF-Resolute motorpool at Kandahar Airfield Oct. 24.

  • PEO Soldier offers integrated training at Fort Polk

    Nov 1, 2011

    Trainers with Program Executive Officer Soldier were at Fort Polk, La., Oct. 17-21, 2011, to train observer/controllers on how to use enhanced night vision goggles, thermal weapons sights, and advanced target pointer illuminator aiming lights.

  • HON Dr. Westphal honors the contributions of Hispanic Soldiers and Citizens

    Oct 31, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army, HON Dr. Joseph W. Westphal served as the keynote speaker for during Accession Command's 2011 Hispanic Heritage Month Reception. The U.S. Army proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in recognition of the many contributions Hispanics have made to our nation and to its defense.

  • Taliban 'against the ropes'

    Nov 2, 2011

    Deployed 1st Infantry Division commanders say Taliban forces in Afghanistan faltering.

  • Boxing star-power graces TF Duke, again

    Oct 31, 2011

    Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, Skype with world-champion boxer Manny Pacquiao and his trainer, Freddie Roach, Oct. 29, at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan.

  • Pink Heals Tour makes first appearance at Fort Hood

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Pink Heals fire truck tour made its first appearance at Fort Hood, Texas, when it was welcomed by cheers and tears at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Oct 25. Over 500 people came out to honor the survivors, victims and families of those who have fought breast cancer.

  • USAMRMC protects Soldiers against unseen enemy

    Nov 1, 2011

    USAMRMC announced that the new adenovirus vaccine was shipped to basic training sites Oct. 18, 2011.

  • CECOM Office of Small Business Programs host Small Business Group Industry Meeting

    Oct 31, 2011

    Valerie Oliver, deputy of the U.S. Communications-Electronics Command small business specialist, speaks with Marie Russell, a women-owned small business representative, during an informal monthly networking opportunity Oct. 27 where business representatives can meet with CECOM small business staff and program managers to learn about upcoming business opportunities, desired capabilities, how to conduct business with CECOM and continue to build business relationships.

  • Belmore receives award in Afghanistan

    Oct 31, 2011

    Bulldogs meet challenges head-on. Steve Belmore, this week's "Bulldog of the Week" at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Afghanistan Engineer District-South, played a key role in developing and implementing innovative business practices that ensure the district meets the challenges of contracting for large infrastructure and facilities projects to support the Afghan National Army.

  • Hunters with disabilities hunt for deer, find friends

    Oct 31, 2011

    Rising early before the sun on a Saturday morning was not a problem for energetic 13-year-old Tori McAfee. A huge smile stretched across her face as she put on her pink and brown camouflage hat, which went perfectly with her matching shirt and boots. Before heading out to breakfast, she balanced herself with her pink crutches as she reached for her rifle.

  • Courage in the face of fire

    Oct 31, 2011

    An Army Civil Affairs Reserve Soldier receives Army's Safety Guardian Award for his actions in saving a woman's life.

  • Rule of Thumb

    Oct 31, 2011

    When on duty, most of us are usually pretty good at wearing our personal protective equipment (PPE). So why do we fail to properly protect ourselves when we are off duty? For example, if given the task of cutting the grass, we should perform the job in boots, long pants, goggles or glasses and hearing protection. Other examples of good PPE use include the equipment Soldiers wear when handling chemicals or hearing protection on firing ranges. I believe the reason we are not as good at protecting ourselves when we are off duty is we don't always follow the safety "rule of thumb." As we head into winter, it's time we consider it.

  • Announce Your Actions

    Oct 31, 2011

    It was late summer in Korea during my annual proficiency and readiness test (APART) as a UH-60 crew chief. As the flight instructor (FI) was evaluating me, the standardization (flight) instructor (SI) was evaluating the FI. And upfront in the cockpit was the standardization pilot (SP), evaluating a new instructor pilot (IP). So, there was a lot going on, but there was also a lot of experience in the aircraft.

  • A Lot to be Thankful For

    Oct 31, 2011

    Many of us will hit the roads this holiday season to spend time with Family and friends. While you're planning for the good times, don't forget to plan for a safe road trip as well. Back in 1999, my Family hit the road to go from Fort Stewart, Ga., to spend Thanksgiving at my parent's home in Florida. When we sat down for our Thanksgiving meal, we wound up having more to be thankful for than we originally anticipated.

  • Spotlight On...Staff Sgt. Delwayne Kirkland

    Oct 31, 2011

    As one of the newest members of the contingency contracting noncommissioned officer corps, Staff Sgt. Delwayne Kirkland is making a huge impact during his first contracting assignment as part of the 411th Contracting Support Brigade, Army Contracting Command-Korea.

  • U.S. Army Veterans

    Oct 31, 2011

    Explore resources available to veterans and view news of interest to veterans.

  • Tooele continues support to the Navy RAM certification

    Oct 31, 2011

    A specialized team from the U.S. Navy, Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Program returned to Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), the week of Sept. 26 to complete phase three, Production Readiness Review, for the certification of the RAM Program.

  • My "Icy" Introduction

    Oct 31, 2011

    It was well after dark and I'd been staring at a lot of Interstate 40 West that December day. I was partway across Oklahoma, and home in San Diego was another day-and-a-half's drive. It was time to find a cheap hotel and get some sleep.

  • Check Your Fuel Sample

    Oct 31, 2011

    Author's note: In the interest of time and sensitivity of personnel, I will only use my name. I will refer to the senior leader as "Pilot 2." This experience was not only about complacency, but also about not doing the right thing!

  • Trunk or Treat

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Allied forces share training areas, expertise in Germany

    Nov 2, 2011

    American, German and partner armies not only share training grounds in Germany, they are dependent on each other for realistic training

  • West Point Band, Glee Club serenade Lady Liberty

    Nov 1, 2011

    Lady Liberty came to America 125 years ago and the West Point Band with Cadet Glee Club helped celebrate the anniversary of the statue's dedication Oct. 28, 2011, joining hundreds of invited guests in the festivities.

  • A Joyride Gone Bad

    Oct 31, 2011

    It was a cool fall night in the sandhills of Nebraska, and I was about halfway through my shift as a state trooper. Assigned to a remote duty station, I'd learned to work by myself. When something happened, many times I talked directly with the local sheriff's office, which was in the middle of my work area. I was patrolling near the city of Alliance when I received a radio call of an accident with injuries.

  • American Indians in the U.S. Army

    Oct 31, 2011

    Learn about the contributions American Indians have made to the U.S. Army and the nation.

  • ESPN Broadcasting Live from Fort Myer 8 Nov.

    Oct 31, 2011

    ESPN is broadcasting "SportsNation" live from Whipple Field at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall on Tuesday 8 November at 5:00pm in celebration of Veterans Day!

  • U.S. Army South conducts army-to-army staff talks with Chile

    Oct 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, October 31, 2011 -- U.S. Army South, as the Army's Executive Agent, will conduct bilateral staff talks with the Chilean army Oct. 31 -- Nov. 2 to strengthen professional partnerships and increase interaction between armies.

  • Commentary: Indian heritage must be kept alive

    Oct 23, 2012

    Although November was not designated as National American Indian Heritage Month until 1990, I grew up knowing about my Indian heritage by hearing stories from my mother, who was born to a French woman from Quimper and an Indian descended from Chief Black Hawk.

  • APG employee eyes gluten

    Oct 31, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - When a U.S. Army Public Health Command epidemiologist learned that she was gluten sensitive she put her foot down and decided to adjust not only her diet but her lifestyle. Today, she is more than 23 pounds lighter, reaching her fitness goals with more energy to spare. The good news is, says Ester Dada, you can do it too. READ MORE about Dada's initiatives and how they are helping to make USAPHC employees more healthfocused in next

  • TF-Resolute hosts mass reenlistment in Afghanistan

    Oct 31, 2011

    The Task Force Resolute retention office hosted a mass reenlistment ceremony at the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Special Troops Battalion, TF-Resolute motorpool at Kandahar Airfield Oct. 24.

  • CCAD Returns Third OH-58D Armed Scout Helicopter to the Fight

    Oct 31, 2011

    Corpus Christi, TX -- A needed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior was returned to the fight when Corpus Christi Army Depot Commander, Col. Christopher B. Carlile handed the newly repaired KW's log books to 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Col. John M. Morgan during a transfer ceremony held during the Luther Jones Professional Aviation Forum at the American Bank Center October 26, 2011. The KW is destined for the 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment,1st Combat Aviation Brigade out of Ft. Riley Kansas.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Team Receives Holcim Award

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Dauntless Soldiers and Civilians take on the ATM

    Oct 31, 2011

    Approximately 20 Soldiers and civilian employees from the 99th Regional Support Command joined close to 30,000 runners and walkers from around the world to compete in the 27th Annual Army Ten-Miler.

  • In the Footsteps of a Hero: The Joseph Brennan Story

    Oct 31, 2011

    Joseph Brennan enlisted in the Army after his cousin, Sgt. Joshua Brennan was killed in action when his squad was ambushed on Oct. 25th, 2007 in the Korengal Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. For his actions that day, fighting off the ambush and recovering the wounded Brennan from the clutches of Taliban fighters, then Spc. Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor. Ever since that tragic date, Joseph has followed in the footsteps of his cousin Joshua.

  • CSA challenges Army War College students to define, develop Army of future

    Oct 31, 2011

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond Odierno challenged the Army War College Class of 2012 to use their time at the Army War College to reflect, think, discuss and publish papers because they will be the ones who develop solutions to the many national security challenges we face in the future.

  • Third Army conducts public affairs, military information support operations seminar for LAF

    Oct 31, 2011

    BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Third Army and the Lebanese Armed Forces Orientation Directorate conducted a five day seminar on public affairs and military information support operations here Oct. 24 -- 28.

  • Fort Hood uses reclaimed water for golf course in drought

    Nov 1, 2011

    With Texas facing constraints on its water supplies and a statewide drought, Fort Hood's Directorate of Public Works and Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare Recreation are working together on an alternative for the installation's golf course irrigation system.

  • Monterey Military Community offers Halloween fun

    Oct 26, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey offers trick-or-treaters plenty of opportunity for safe fun this Halloween.

  • Multinational test supports coalition battle network integration

    Oct 31, 2011

    Coalition members have come together at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., this month to test the compatibility of their countries' network and communications systems.

  • Afghan aviation supports independent Commando operation

    Oct 30, 2011

    PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Members of 1st Commando Kandak conducted clearing operations with support from Afghan aviation in Qal'eh Jala village, Bagram District, Oct. 28.

  • ANA Commando Medics and USSOF provide extraordinary treatment

    Oct 30, 2011

    HERAT PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Afghan National Army Commando medics, aided by a coalition Special Operations Surgical Team, provided health-care treatment and education to villagers in Guzarah District, Oct. 24.

  • Commandos capture key insurgent figure

    Oct 30, 2011

    KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Members of 2nd Company, 1st Commando Kandak, captured a key insurgent figure during clearing operations in Maya village, Khas Konar district, Oct. 25.

  • USACE, partners, stakeholders celebrate another milestone in restoring America's Everglades

    Oct 31, 2011

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of another project to restore America's Everglades --the Indian River Lagoon-South C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Oct. 28, 2011, in Indiantown, Fla.

  • IED component cache located in Panjwa'i

    Oct 29, 2011

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Afghan National Civil Order Police and coalition Special Operations Forces discovered a cache used for storing components for the construction of improvised explosives devices while on patrol in the Panjwa'i district, Oct. 26.

  • Taking ownership: Afghan government to amend land law

    Oct 29, 2011

    Kabul, Afghanistan (October 27, 2011) -- Second only to the Afghan people, land is a crucial resource for the Afghan government -- they fight to secure it and work hard to develop it to bring economic stability to the nation. Now, in an effort to further these causes, the Afghan government, partnered with the United States Aid for International Development's Land Reform in Afghanistan Project (LARA) and members of the International Security Assistance Force, is taking steps to better manage the land for the Afghan people.

  • 428th Survey and Design Team heading to Afghanistan

    Apr 14, 2012

  • Army's largest command welcomes new top enlisted Soldier

    Oct 28, 2011

    U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) officially welcomed its new top enlisted Soldier in a ceremony here today at Marshall Hall, as Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin J. Bohn assumed responsibility as the 18th FORSCOM command sergeant major in the ceremony hosted by Gen. David M. Rodriguez, the FORSCOM commanding general.

  • Army sees cyber threats as imminent

    Oct 31, 2011

    U.S. Army Cyber Command experts and other think tank specialists came together at Unified Quest 2012, Oct. 25-28, 2011, for a series of annual seminars where members of academia, and U.S. and foreign militaries examine critical issues to current and future force development.

  • Officials mark completion of medical facility at Belvoir

    Oct 31, 2011

    After five years of complex inter-agency and interservice collaboration, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital officially cut the ribbon today to celebrate completion of one of the largest and most involved medical Base Realignment and Closure projects.

  • 717th MI Battalion linguist receives recognition

    Oct 28, 2011

    During a visit to the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade Oct. 19, Maj. Gen. Mary Legere, commander of Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), finally met up with the command's Language Professional of the Year, Staff Sgt. Hwon Pak.

  • Army kicks off second Network Integration Evaluation

    Oct 31, 2011

    The second Network Integration Evaluation begins Oct. 31, as nearly 3,800 Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, evaluate dozens of systems in realistic operational scenarios.

  • Three SDDC units capture Supply Excellence Awards

    Oct 31, 2011

    Three Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command units were named winners of the command's 2011 Chief of Staff Supply Excellence Awards during the SDDC Commanders' and Command Sergeants' Major Fall conference today at Scott AFB.

  • Odierno, son receive Italian foundation award

    Oct 31, 2011

    Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and his son, retired Army Capt. Anthony K. Odierno, received the Basilone Award from the National Italian American Foundation in a ceremony at the National Archives last night.

  • Fort Campbell dedicates new TSC in honor of Col. Robert E. Jones

    Oct 31, 2011

    Preparation for combat in unfamiliar places has been a Fort Campbell priority for decades. As the times change, so does the technology which Soldiers use to prepare themselves for deployment. To keep pace with changing times and environments, Fort Campbell has completed construction of its newest Training Support Center, located at 6075 Screaming Eagle Blvd. The building was dedicated to Col. Robert E. Jones in an official ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 25.

  • Fort Campbell holds tour, memorial for Gold Star families

    Oct 31, 2011

    American Gold Star Mothers teamed with the 101st Airborne Division Survivor Outreach Services and Army Community Services for a day-long gold star tour of Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 20, 2011.

  • Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion conducts leadership, fitness events at area high schools

    Oct 28, 2011

    The Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion partnered with the Black Coaches and Administrators to host events at two area high schools this fall.

  • McQuistion takes reins of Army Sustainment Command

    Oct 31, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion became commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command during an Oct. 28 change of command ceremony on Memorial Field.

  • Recruiting Family volunteers to preserve Arizona roadside

    Oct 28, 2011

    While most people see no benefit in sacrificing their personal time to pick up someone else's trash, Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth Lugo and his wife, Yenny, perceive it differently. For more than a year, they have been conserving their environment and teaching their two boys that while it takes no effort to litter, it requires great effort to pick it up.

  • New Belvoir hospital cuts ribbon, celebrates project

    Oct 28, 2011

    After five years of complex interagency and interservice collaboration, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital officially cut the ribbon today to celebrate completion of one of the largest and most involved medical BRAC projects.

  • Legendary Airman visits Davison

    Oct 28, 2011

    Soldiers of the 12th Aviation Battalion served as host to two distinguished men at Davison Army Airfield Tuesday.

  • Common sense, caution key to safe Halloween

    Oct 28, 2011

    Every Halloween, many young people take to the sidewalks and streets as soon as the sky grows dark to make their candy-gathering circuit through the neighborhoods, and much of the older crowd takes advantage of the occasion to attend local parties and celebrate into the late hours.

  • FRP offers holiday spending advice

    Oct 28, 2011

    Monetary Preparation for the 2011 holiday season begins now.

  • Garrison hosts community breakfast

    Oct 28, 2011

    Fort Belvoir opened its arms to its neighbors during the annual Community Relations Breakfast Oct. 20.

  • PHC offers Halloween safety tips for pet owners

    Oct 28, 2011

    Halloween is fast approaching and while you take time to enjoy a few treats, don't forget about your four-legged friends. During Halloween it is important to remember that many of the sugary treats we enjoy may be life threatening to our furry friends.

  • Route 1 improvements studied, discusse

    Oct 28, 2011

    Reducing the amount of traffic flow congestion on U.S. Route 1 was the topic of discussion during a highway improvement meeting Oct. 20.

  • Eisenhower Luncheon

    Oct 28, 2011

  • Halloween safety slideshow

    Oct 28, 2011

    Halloween safety slideshow

  • Red Ribbon Week promotes drug awareness, prevention

    Oct 28, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Red Ribbon Week is the nation's oldest and largest drug-prevention campaign in the country, reaching millions of Americans every year. Promoting drug awareness and preventing illegal drug use among service members and their families is the aim of an annual campaign Pentagon officials are highlighting this week in support of Red Ribbon Week.

  • CECOM Participates in Procurement Conference to Increase Viability of Small Business in Mid-Atlantic

    Oct 28, 2011

    Redefining the concept of the term "customer," Maj. Gen. Randolph P. Strong, commanding general of the U. S. Army Communications-Electronics Command gave a group of more than 350 business representatives from the Mid-Atlantic region an overview of the mission, priorities, and needs of his organization at a procurement conference in Frederick, Md., Oct 21.

  • Commandos kill 18 insurgents, discover large cache

    Oct 28, 2011

    KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Members of 2nd Company, 1st Commando Kandak, killed 18 insurgents and discovered a large weapons cache during a clearing operation in Maya village, Khas Konar district, Oct. 25.

  • Uruzgan province interim Director of Education visits Gizab

    Oct 28, 2011

    URUZGAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan- The Uruzgan province interim Director of Education, Tajwar Kakar, visited Gizab to discuss educational initiatives with key leaders and shura members, Oct. 24.

  • Fort Bragg sled hockey program promotes wounded warriors fitness, recreation

    Oct 28, 2011

    Sled hockey is a dynamic sport that empowers wounded warriors during their recovery and allows them to get back to a sense of normalcy. Sled hockey fulfills goals of the WARS program -- to increase endurance and strength. WARS, is conducted in collaboration with the Warrior Transition Battalion, Womack Army Medical Center and FMWR, and is facilitated by certified staff and volunteers.

  • Fort Bragg emphasizes conservation

    Oct 28, 2011

    The Department of Defense has recognized the need for energy security at military installations throughout the world. Achieving the many goals associated with energy security can preserve fiscal resources, support the mission and potentially save the lives of our Soldiers. For Fort Bragg, the realization of these objectives begins with conservation and efficient practices as well as the pursuit of alternative energy sources and Net Zero initiatives.

  • Harlequin Dinner Theatre, Hacienda rack up multiple Army arts festival awards

    Oct 28, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Harlequin Dinner Theatre's musical production, "Legend of the Golden Oldies" racked up five U.S. Army Festival of the Arts Awards recently, while the Hacienda Recreation Center's "A Musical Splendor" won 10 awards.

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