Archive: Oct 2011

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  • More study needed over land expansion plans

    Oct 27, 2011

    Fort Benning will take additional time to reassess its Training Land Expansion Program, while studying an uncertain funding forecast facing the Army and Maneuver Center of Excellence, post officials announced last week. George Steuber, the deputy garrison commander, said pending Army decisions about future budgets and force-structure needs will significantly affect Fort Benning plans, projects, operations and training. The TLEP effort isn't immune -- if current allocated funding remains unchanged for fiscal years 2011 to 2013, it would allow acquisition of less than a third of the 82,800 acres currently identified as the MCoE requirement.

  • APHN: Don't shake your baby

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- You knew your baby would cry. But picture yourself up for the 10th night in a row with a crying, inconsolable infant. The baby isn't sick, wet, cold or hungry.

  • Baumholder getting $7 million telecommunications upgrade

    Oct 27, 2011

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - A ground-breaking ceremony symbolizing the start of a $7 million project was held Oct. 14 on Smith Barracks. The Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program, or I3MP as it is known, will develop Baumholder's information infrastructure, putting the garrison on the information highway fast lane. The project will upgrade the capacity and reliability of voice and data communications to state-of-the-art technology.

  • Congressional Staff Members attend Army Day - MDW

    Oct 27, 2011

    The Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington hosted more than 20 congressional staff members at Fort McNair 25 Oct., 2011.

  • Post Prescription Take-Back Day set

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The culprit behind America's second leading cause of death isn't the result of too many cigarettes or driving recklessly. It's sitting in your bathroom cabinet, kitchen or bedside table, and you may use it every day.

  • Post to celebrate Native American heritage

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In November, we will be recognizing the historical contributions of the original people of our land, Native Americans. As in all of our cultural observances, we seek to provide a forum for the sharing of culture, tradition, music, craft, dance and ways of life while also highlighting specific contributions to the Army in war and in peacetime.

  • V Corps, Wiesbaden High athletes make this year's homecoming one to remember

    Oct 27, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The weekend started off with a blaze that seemed to set Wiesbaden athletes on fire. After capping off a week of homecoming activities at a traditional bonfire on Wiesbaden Army Airfield Oct. 21, Wiesbaden High School students got down to the serious business of excelling on cross country trails, volleyball and tennis courts, and the gridiron.

  • On the ball: Gamecocks visit post for clinic, training

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The University of South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball team participated in a different kind of team practice during its daylong visit to Fort Jackson Oct. 20.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers invited to Minister President's reception

    Oct 27, 2011

    As the early fall chill set into the air outside the Ludwigsburg Palace in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, more than a hundred service members representing the United States, Germany, France and other partner nations, including several soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gathered in the warmth of the ornate receiving hall at the invitation of none other than the Baden-Wurttemberg Minister President October 19.

  • Food locker provides for holidays, year round

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The holiday season is not always a joyous time for those who are struggling financially, but the Fort Rucker Food Locker and the post Holiday Food Program seek to provide meals to those in need.

  • Post celebrates Native American history, contributions

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army and Air Force Exchange Service and the Fort Rucker Equal Opportunity Office are partnering with members of the MaChis Lower Creek, Dakota, Cherokee and members of other local tribes to showcase Native American culture at the Native American History Month kickoff Nov. 4-5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the post exchange.

  • Post event offers food, fun for Families, community

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Families and community members will get to enjoy a day of fun, food and recognition Nov. 5 at the 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment's annual Chili 5k and cook-off benefitting the Army Aviation Association of America scholarship foundation, along with the Army Community Service Salute to Military Families.

  • Expo offers ways to reduce carbon footprint at home, on post

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- October is Energy Awareness Month, but Fort Rucker's Directorate of Public Works gave residents a chance to learn more about conserving energy and saving money every day at the first annual Energy Expo Oct. 20.

  • Winterizing homes not so difficult

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As cold air has seeps into the area, it's time to look at making sure homes and Families are prepared for what's coming, according to Fort Rucker Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show hits Wiregrass

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Wiregrass community will get to experience firsthand that Soldiers in the U.S. Army have talents beyond making them the finest fighting force in the world as the 2011 U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to town.

  • Fort Rucker email enters the cloud

    Oct 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Big changes are coming to Fort Rucker's email system. Next week, Fort Rucker email users will begin transitioning to Army Enterprise Email, a centralized, cloud-based service managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency.

  • K-9 teams return from deployment

    Oct 27, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Two Soldiers from the 6th Military Police Detachment received warm welcomes home recently after one-year tours in Iraq.

  • Panetta: U.S. remains committed to South Korea

    Oct 27, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea -- Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta said the U.S. remains committed to defending South Korea and maintaining stability in Northeast Asia.

  • Army Corps Presents Bronze de Fleury Medal to Former FEST-A Commander

    Oct 26, 2011

    Maj. Evan Ting, operations officer, G3, Division of Emergency Management, Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently was presented the Bronze Order of the de Fleury Medal by Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen during ceremonies held at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Army civilian workforce development on track

    Oct 26, 2011

    In the last year, the Army has moved closer to transforming its civilian work force of more than 320,000 employees.

  • Army gears up for NIE 12.1

    Oct 28, 2011

    With less than two weeks to go until the second Network Integration Evaluation, NIE 12.1, the Army is immersed in round-the-clock integration and training activities, incorporating both successes and key lessons learned from NIE 11.2.

  • Golf instructors keep wounded warriors active

    Oct 31, 2011

  • WWII Army aircrew laid to rest

    Oct 27, 2011

    The remains of 10 Army Air Force members, missing in action since World War II, were finally laid to rest today in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

  • Under SecArmy Westphal discusses key issues for Army Civilians at the 2011 AUSA Annual Meeting

    Oct 31, 2011

    Under SecArmy discusses key issues

  • GSU hosts military appreciation day during football game

    Oct 26, 2011

    "Today is Georgia Southern University's Military Appreciation Day," said Col. Roger Cloutier, the Third Infantry Division Deputy Commanding General-Maneuver. "They wanted to recognize the sacrifice and service of all of Americas' military personnel. But they did that specifically today by partnering with the 3rd ID."

  • Hunting safety is everyone's business

    Oct 26, 2011

    Since 1959, public hunting on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield has been considered a hunter's paradise because the installation is home to over 350 species of wildlife. As directed by Army regulation 420-4, the installation provides an abundance of outdoor space for hunting enthusiasts. Although the installation maintains a good safety record, hunting safety remains critical for Soldiers, Family Members and civilians who choose to hunt on the installation.

  • Fitness program shapes-up DA Civilians

    Oct 26, 2011

    While Civilian Fitness participants completed their six-month exercise program in late September, a new round of participants were preparing for their health program at Fort Stewart, Oct. 17.

  • FORSCOM band holds "Concert in the Courtyard"

    Oct 26, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2011) Things were jumping today at the Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters building when the FORSCOM band's Loose Cannons and Brass Brigade performed a lunch-hour concert in the courtyard.

  • French join U.S. vets to mark 90th anniversary for Tomb of Unknowns

    Oct 28, 2011

    Representatives of France today joined the 3rd U.S. Infantry and American military veterans in commemorating the 90th anniversary of the selection of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.

  • Drive-Thru Flu Clinic offers vaccine

    Oct 26, 2011

    Every fall we're encouraged to get vaccinated from influenza -- a contagious and dangerous respiratory disease. Shots are offered everywhere from doctors' offices to local pharmacies, with the hope that if the vaccine is readily available and convenient, the majority of the population will get it.

  • What exactly is Red Ribbon Week?

    Oct 26, 2011

    This week we are celebrating National Red Ribbon Week.

  • Weekend of comedy, magic, variety coming

    Oct 26, 2011

    "For 75 to 90 minutes, you will laugh, be amazed and laugh some more. Its comedy, magic and variety. Not your typical magic show. There is a lot of smart and clever humor, along with some adult content - but nothing blue.

  • Spotlight On...Slechta Vaclav

    Oct 26, 2011

    Working in the private sector before joining the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., in 2009, Slechta Vaclav had worked in sales, automobile racing and real estate.

  • FRG brings it all for battalion Family fall festival

    Oct 26, 2011

    Soldiers and Family Members from 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, spent hump day a little differently this week; most swapping their uniforms for either sweatshirts and jeans or Halloween costumes to celebrate Fall with a festival that offered something for everyone.

  • Historic downtown host's Dog Face Jazz, BBQ

    Oct 26, 2011

    Traveling off the beaten path can reveal some real gems for those who are willing to explore. At one time the downtown area of Hinesville was a bustling city center with its courthouse and local businesses being the center of town.

  • Contracting team supports Combined Endeavor 2011

    Oct 26, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - In place here since early August, members of the 622nd Contingency Contracting Team stood ready to support one of the largest communication and computer technology exercises in the free world, Sept. 9-22.

  • Red, [White] and Blue: more than just patriotic; Ribbons raise awareness to save lives

    Oct 26, 2011

    Pink ribbons, yellow ribbons, blue ribbons, they all stand for something. Things that have drastically affected people's lives and possibly changed histories. Yet after a while they start to blend together. I see them on bumpers of cars or pinned to sweaters and it barely even registers in my mind. Am I proud of that? No. But, I tell myself: there is just so much else I think about on a daily basis that some things have to fall to the wayside, especially when they don't seem to affect me personally.

  • ASA(ALT)'s PMILDEP LTG Bill Phillips attends NASCAR's Hometown Heroes as the Senior Military Officer

    Oct 26, 2011

  • Disabled Civilian, still able

    Oct 26, 2011

    In the fall of 2002, 17-year-old Jamie Allen didn't have a care in the world. The high school senior liked two things -- playing football and being outdoors. Life was great. However, in a split-second it all changed.

  • Foreign military sales support coalition partners

    Oct 26, 2011

    Typically foreign military sales are defined as a U.S. government to foreign government sale of defense articles, services and training. But for 1206 sales cases, the purchase is funded through Department of Defense appropriated funds. According to the National Defense Authorization Act, Section 1206, its purpose is to equip, supply and train foreign military who support U.S. military in joint operations.

  • 'Vanguard' demolition men rock Fort Stewart

    Oct 26, 2011

    The combat engineers hunkered down in their rain-soaked Advanced Combat Helmets and Improved Outer Tactical Vests and waited, their eyes focused on an area they could not see from behind the protection of the concrete-reinforced bunker where they assembled.

  • New York Army National Guard Officer Has a Comic Book Alter Ego

    Oct 26, 2011

    New York Army National Guard 1st Lt. Jon Santana has an alter-ego; comic book scriptwriter and publisher Jon Santana. This Guard officer pursues his military career full-time and his other passion on a part-time basis.

  • ACC NCO garners top honors

    Oct 26, 2011

    Far removed from her native roots in Trinidad-Tobago, an island in the West Indies, Master Sgt. Sandra Hypolite-Bernard earned the distinguished honor graduate title at the Noncommissioned Officer Senior Leaders Course at the Army Acquisition Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Marne division hosts first RAD since 2002

    Oct 26, 2011

    Retirees and Family Members traveled from neighboring states for the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Retiree Appreciation Day, Oct. 21, and obtained current beneficiary information along with a heartfelt welcome from Third Infantry Division leadership. Providing the latest information for retirees and Family Members is the primary goal of RAD and is a requirement in accordance to AR 600-8-7.

  • Pickens discusses energy issues at West Point forum

    Oct 26, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- T. Boone Pickens visited West Point Oct. 21 to speak with cadets about his energy policy and the Pickens Plan. The Pickens Plan involves developing natural resources in the U.S. to build a bridge to the future by developing wind power and using natural gas in transportation to reduce dependence on foreign oil. The event was hosted by the Behavioral Sciences and Leadership Distinguished Leader Series.

  • Resiliency graduates join the ranks of change agents

    Oct 26, 2011

    Learning to bounce back from life's setbacks is the new motto for 46 resiliency trainee graduates who earned certificates of completion at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, Oct. 20. As part of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, resiliency training focuses on five core competencies of self awareness, optimism, mental agility, strength of character and connection.

  • Third Annual Food Expo comes to Stewart

    Oct 26, 2011

    Soldiers, Families and Department of Defense Civilians flocked to Club Stewart for Fort Stewart's Third Annual Food Expo, Oct. 20. The expo brought in over sixty vendors, as well as a group of Soldiers performing a field cooking demonstration.

  • Cultural inclusion, diversity explored at annual conference

    Oct 26, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- The 12th annual Diversity Leadership Conference gathered more than 150 senior leaders Oct. 19-21 from all services of the Department of Defense, to include representatives of the Air Force Academy and members of the Army Diversity Office, along with industry professionals.

  • Power upgrade ongoing

    Oct 27, 2011

    Working on behalf of Dominion Virginia Power, construction workers perform preliminary work to replace an electrical substation along joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Forrest Circle.

  • 'Vanguards' conduct sling load training

    Oct 26, 2011

    When lives are at stake, safety is paramount.

  • Students discuss ethics in America at West Point

    Oct 26, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- More than 200 students and cadets, representing nearly 95 universities and military academies, attended the 2011 National Conference on Ethics in America at Eisenhower Hall Oct. 16-19. This was the 26th iteration of the conference held at West Point, presented by the Class of 1970 and hosted by the Simon Center for Professional Military Ethic.

  • West Point, Highland Falls meet on leasing federal land

    Oct 26, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- A meeting held Oct. 19 at the Highland Falls Library concerning a Request for Expression of Interest brought out the local community to learn about uses that would be considered by the Army and West Point as commercially viable property for possible development. Approximately 239 acres of Army/West Point land at two designated sites were discussed during the meeting.

  • Soldiers cherish Army MWR wounded warrior golf clinic

    Oct 31, 2011

  • Conflict, fellowship combines at Fall Combat Classic

    Oct 26, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 26, 2011) -- Conflict and fellowship … it's a contradiction in terms yet sums up nicely what the West Point Paintball's Combat Classic is all about. The conflict played out at Lake Frederick on Oct. 15-16 was the Battle of Hurtgen Forest--a historic fight between U.S. and German forces during World War II. The fellowship derived from hundreds of paintball enthusiasts--young and old, novice and pro--skirmishing by day then reveling in their battles at night.

  • Warrior Transition Battalion goes green with new hydrogen bus

    Oct 26, 2011

    From the outside, and, well, from the inside too, it looks like almost any other city bus-- with bright designs, individual passenger seats, and handicapped-accessible features. But the Warrior Transition Battalion's newest bus, to begin running shuttles this month, is remarkable in what makes it run-- an electric battery whose life is extended by a hydrogen fuel cell. In other words, the WTB is getting a lot more environmentally-friendly by using an alternatively-fueled bus, as part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord's partnership with the Defense Logistics Agency for the Hydrogen Demonstration Project.

  • New kiosks educate patients on breast cancer awareness topics

    Oct 26, 2011

    Two breast cancer awareness kiosks have taken their place at Madigan Army Medical Center in the main Pharmacy and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic. Those kiosks, dedicated to Nancy Dickson a breast cancer survivor, were placed there in Dickson's honor and to increase awareness about breast cancer for all of Madigan's patients.

  • Community Takes Stand For Homeless Veterans

    Oct 26, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--They came for a hot meal, a warm bed and a chance to get off the streets, but more importantly, they came for a new lease on life.

  • Soldier Runs In Memory Of Battle Buddy

    Oct 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--From the outside looking in, Lt. Col. Greg Fortier seems like any other determined runner on track to make a good time in completing yet another marathon.

  • 1st ID CG visits 3rd BCT at FOB Salerno

    Oct 26, 2011

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Mayville, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division based out of Fort Riley, Kan., met with Afghan National Army Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Clark, Oct. 25.

  • Arsenal Builds Up To Energy Savings

    Oct 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone Arsenal is showing its "green."

  • Steam Energy Carries Heat To Arsenal

    Oct 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--High-tech energy often begins with low-tech input.

  • Fontaine leads Ruck March

    Oct 26, 2011

    Rock Island Arsenal officers, noncommissioned officers and Department of the Army civilians participated in a 6-mile Ruck March on Oct. 26.

  • Energy Expenses Drain Taxpayers' Dollars

    Oct 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone's utility bill remains a heavy burden.

  • "Dagger" Brigade cases colors after yearlong deployment to Iraq in preparation for return to Fort Ri

    Oct 26, 2011

  • Rotary Club learns about Arsenal history

    Oct 26, 2011

    Lisa Sullivan of the Army Sustainment Command Historian's Office speaks to members of the Geneseo, Ill., Rotary Club.

  • 2011 Block Leave

    Nov 10, 2011

    Block leave policies for Basic Combat Training Soldiers during the 2011 holiday season have been released.

  • Army logistician keeps the Soldier at the forefront of his efforts

    Oct 26, 2011

    As the readiness management chief for Project Manager Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (PM FBCB2), Mr. Jeffery Forgach was recently honored by the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps for his contributions, but the ultimate winner is the Soldier on the battlefield.

  • SDDC conducts Traffic Management Workshop

    Oct 26, 2011

    Approximately 220 military and civilian transportation managers and 120 commercial carrier representatives from around the world attended Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Traffic Management Workshop Oct. 17-20 at the Millennium Hotel, just a few blocks from Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinal's baseball team.

  • Motorcycle training changes aimed at making safer riders

    Oct 26, 2011

    New training requirements for Army motorcyclists went into effect in fiscal year 2012, and failure to comply could lead to the loss of on-post riding privileges.

  • Walking the streets of Baghdad

    Oct 26, 2011

    With a long history of supporting U.S. military operations in Iraq, the 2-325th AIR of the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division is enabling the withdrawal of U.S. military forces in Iraq.

  • Brigade fires Patriot missiles in New Mexico

    Oct 26, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade supported the Patriot Field Surveillance Program and fired 12 second-generation Patriot missiles on July 30 at McGregor Range, N.M.

  • Brigade looks for best gunfighters

    Oct 26, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.-It wasn't the Ok Corral and Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday weren't here but marksmen from the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade showcased their skills with the tools of the warrior trade during the brigade's new 'Gunfighter' competition.

  • 31st ADA Flag Football Team: UNDEFEATED, looking for championship repeat

    Oct 26, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.-The 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade flag football team is currently 6-0 and as the reigning installation champions, expectations are high as the end of the regular season approaches. Many players returned from last year's championship team but also welcomed many new players.

  • Army Band rehearses for Halloween-themed show

    Oct 26, 2011

    The Army Band's contemporary vocal group Downrange will thrill audiences who love Halloween and popular music, with a free concert, "Deranged 2," Oct. 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Brucker Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Motorcycle training changes aimed at making safer riders

    Oct 26, 2011

    New training requirements for Army motorcyclists went into effect in fiscal year 2012, and failure to comply could lead to the loss of on-post riding privileges.

  • Newest Patriot battalion exceeds the standards

    Oct 26, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- A year ago, just 30 Soldiers and officers were present for duty as 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery was activated as a Patriot missile battalion in the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade at Fort Sill, Okla. Today, the battalion has got the equipment and the trained people to get their mission done.

  • Women's shura held in Baghlan

    Oct 27, 2011

    Women from several villages gathered to meet with a coalition Cultural Support Team to discuss future training opportunities for women, in the Pul-E-Khumri district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 16, 2011.

  • Commandos conduct clearing operation in Kandahar

    Oct 26, 2011

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan National Army Commandos from the 3rd Commando Kandak, combat advised by coalition Special Operations Forces, completed a clearing operation in the Shah Wali Kot district of southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Oct. 24.

  • APG Cohort studies strategic thinking at Gettysburg

    Oct 26, 2011

    A staff ride around the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg Oct. 18 was anything but a walk in the park for the APG Cohort.

  • Panetta thanks troops during Korea visit

    Oct 26, 2011

    The 23rd Secretary of Defense, Leon E. Panetta, marked his first visit to Korea as Defense Secretary with a Town Hall Meeting inside Collier Community Fitness Center for the Servicemembers and Families of Yongsan Garrison, Oct. 26.

  • CREW: helping defeat IEDs

    Oct 28, 2011

    Counter Radio Electronic Warfare systems are helping Soldiers in Afghanistan to defeat deadly improvised explosive devices by blocking radio signals that can be used by insurgents to detonate the devices remotely.

  • Hainerberg gets face-lift: Schools, new shopping center all part of construction effort

    Oct 26, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, is helping modernize and raise the quality-of-life for Soldiers and their families in Hainerberg Housing. From construction and renovations at the high school to preparing the site for a new commissary, residents continue to see improvements in their neighborhood.

  • Committed to stamping out bullying

    Oct 26, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With stateside incidents of youths committing suicide and homicides as a result of being picked on or harassed by peers, it's no wonder Department of Defense Education Activity officials are making a grand effort to stamp out bullying. Wiesbaden Middle School enlisted the help of 73 V Corps Soldiers and parents to address the matter of bullying with students during SAVVY Commitment Day Oct. 13.

  • Punch power: Wiesbaden fight fans treated to explosive boxing action

    Oct 26, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - There wasn't much "floating like a butterfly" at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center Oct. 15, but a boxer named Clay did "sting like a bee" to dominate his heavyweight fight and earn best bout of the night honors.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Michael A. L. Valdez

    Oct 26, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Michael A. L. Valdez

  • Postal Service sets holiday mail deadlines

    Oct 26, 2011

    The United States Postal Service and Military Postal Service Agency have released deadlines to ensure packages arrive to Military and State Department post offices overseas by December 25, 2011.

  • Joint ROKA-U.S. training.

    Oct 25, 2011

    The 25th Trans. Bn. partnered with the Republic of Korea's 26th Mech. Div. at Camp Casey's rail head to conduct joint training in an ongoing effort to strengthen ROKA-U.S. military ties.

  • Korean Service Corps Employee of the Year

    Oct 25, 2011

    Mr. Won, Chae Yon, of the 84th Ord. Co., 6th Ord. Bn., 19th ESC is presented the Korean Service Corps Employee of the Year by Gen. James Thurman for his outstanding efforts in support of the 6th Ord. Bn. mission at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea.

  • Bradley Retrograde

    Oct 25, 2011

    Employees from the United States Army Material Support Command - Korea process and clean Bradley Fighting Vehicles as the first step in the retrograde process at Camp Carroll, Republic of Korea.

  • Conference of American Armies kicks-off in Peru

    Oct 27, 2011

    LIMA, Peru (Oct. 26, 2011) -- The Conference of American Armies, comprised of armies from Caribbean, Central, North and South American countries, kicked off Monday in Lima, Peru. "This conference offers an opportunity for commanders to get to know each other and to exchange experiences," said Gen. Victor Manual Ripalda Ganoza, the Army Commander of the Peruvian army and President of the Permanent Executive Secretariat of the Conference of American Armies.

  • Army chief of staff visits Fort Drum, reenlists Soldiers

    Oct 26, 2011

    The U.S. Army's top military officer visited Fort Drum, N.Y., Tuesday to be briefed by the installation's senior leadership while also taking time to assess Army operations at the northern New York post -- home of the 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Chinook crews fly 'All Night Long'

    Oct 26, 2011

    Chinook helicopters with B Company, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, flew more than 1,100 hours moving personnel and cargo last month around Iraq and are busy with the drawdown.

  • Texas Military Forces perform during World Series

    Oct 25, 2011

    With more than 50,000 people in attendance at Ballpark Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and millions more watching at home, members of the Texas Military Forces joined the Texas Rangers in their battle for the Major League Baseball World Series title, Oct. 22 and Oct. 23.

  • FORSCOM hosts Family Readiness Group welcome event

    Oct 25, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Oct. 25, 2011) Almost 200 Soldiers, civilians and Family members associated with U.S. Army Forces Command attended a Family Readiness Group welcome event today. The FORSCOM commanding general, Gen. David M. Rodriguez and Mrs. Rodriguez talked to the attendees about life at Fort Bragg, while John Meroski, president and CEO of the Fayetteville, N.C., Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, spoke of all the city has to offer. A small information fair was held in the pre-function area of the FORSCOM/U.S. Army Forces Command joint headquarters building.

  • Conference of American Armies kicks off in Peru

    Oct 27, 2011

    The Conference of American Armies, consisting of armies from Caribbean, Central, North and South American countries, kicked off Monday in Lima, Peru.

  • Survivors present issues to leadership at Army Family Action Plan Summit

    Oct 26, 2011

    Survivors outlined their top recommendations to Army leadership this month at the conclusion of the Survivor Outreach Services Army Family Action Plan Summit.

  • Soldiers making a difference

    Oct 25, 2011

    The 555th Engineer Brigade participated in the JBLM Make a Difference Day by cleaning and improving the Roy City Park in Roy, Wash., 22 Oct. Army units from across the base go out and volunteer their time working on projects in the communities surrounding the base to show thanks for the support these communities give the military.

  • Vehicle decals on JBM-HH to become thing of past

    Oct 27, 2011

    Like many other installations around the world, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and other Military District of Washington installations will cease issuing decals and registering vehicles Nov. 5, 2011.

  • Recruiting Command accomplishes 2011 missions

    Oct 26, 2011

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command achieved its fiscal year 2011 active and Reserve recruiting missions.

  • Army recruiters excel in medical, special missions in 2011

    Oct 31, 2011

    Recruiting Command's Medical Recruiting Brigade achieved a record number of medical specialty missions in fiscal Year 2011.

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