Archive: Oct 2011

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  • Fort Wainwright Family dances at Friendship Day

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Family of Sgt. Duren Moses, 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, is dancing through his deployment.

  • Tactical force: Fort Hood offers combatives training

    Oct 25, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A team of four Soldiers, dressed in full kit, stormed the room with a clear objective -- subdue and cuff two enemy targets, using force if necessary.

  • Young athletes 'Start Smart' in learning sports skills

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Belvoir Youth Sports and Fitness hosted Start Smart sports training Wednesday at Specker Field House.

  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant Receives FY 10 Army Excellence in Explosive Safety Award

    Oct 21, 2011

    Radford Army Ammunition Plant Receives FY 10 Army Excellence in Explosive Safety Award

  • Army hospital fair offers Soldiers and Families the keys to early detection during Breast Cancer Awa

    Oct 21, 2011

    One in eight. According to the American Cancer Society, those are the odds of a woman being diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime.

  • Woman ensures she is heard

    Oct 21, 2011

    For most of us, hearing is just something we take for granted. And while we sometimes wish for a quieter, less noisy world, most of us would be lost without that auditory element that provides us a way to communicate and express ourselves.

  • Parenting course gives expecting, new fathers valuable knowledge

    Oct 21, 2011

    A fatherhood training course for new and expecting fathers called Dads 101, is Oct. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Army Community Services building.

  • Natomas flood risk

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Natomas basin in Sacramento, Calif., is probably the most at-risk area in the nation for catastrophic flooding. Hear from local, state and Corps experts on why the risk is so high and what remains to be done to reduce it.

  • CSF program builds strength

    Oct 21, 2011

    "Think strong. Live strong," Comprehensive Soldier Fitness-Performance and Resilience Enhancement Program specialists hoped participants walked away from their workshop with this mentality after their training session Monday.

  • Fort Belvoir children cry, laugh during 'With You All the Way' presentation

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Belvoir Elementary School students were treated to a special presentation when award-winning author and illustrator Trevor Romain brought his "With You All the Way" Deployment Kit program to the school, Oct. 12.

  • Save energy, save resources, save money

    Oct 21, 2011

    Twenty years from now will we have enough resources to supply the energy we need? And if so, will we have enough money to pay for it?

  • AFAP Symposium improves military Families' quality of life

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Army Family Action Plan symposium, which focuses on military quality of life issues, is Nov. 3-4 at the Barden Education Center and is hosted by Army Community Service.

  • Pets blessed as part of St. Francis celebration

    Oct 21, 2011

    "I thought it would be kind of cool to come out and get my dogs blessed," she said. She brought her dogs Bongo, a boxer mix, and Dexter, a six-month-old mastiff.

  • Apache battalion prepares for battlefield

    Oct 26, 2011

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment completed their last AH-64D Apache helicopter gunnery exercises as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Wainwright Transportation Motor Pool drivers receive top Army award

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Wainwright's own version of 'Ice Road Truckers' have taken it one step further. A small team of drivers from the Transportation Motor Pool has received the highest safety award given by the United States Army Information Management Command for operating a variety of vehicles for a 12-month period, accumulating 146,794 miles without a single accident, incident or citation.

  • Remember Me honored at Stewart

    Oct 21, 2011

    Fort Stewart's Army Community Service Remember Me Support Group held its first Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day at ACS, Oct. 15. Pregnancy and Infant Remembrance Loss Day is a national day for Families to remember the loss of a child whether miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, still birth or the loss of an infant. The House of Representatives made this a national day by passing Resolution #222 in September 2006. At Fort Stewart, 26 Families lit a luminary in memory of the loss of their child.

  • Pre-schoolers given story time by special guest

    Oct 21, 2011

    Story time is a favorite pastime for youngsters and, for one community leader, story time and reading goes hand-in-hand in the fundamentals of early childhood education. Guest reader Al Williams, state representative for district 165 Liberty County, visited Fort Stewart's Child, Youth and School Services' newest Child Development Center, Oct. 6.

  • Convoy live fire develops fluidity, camaraderie

    Oct 21, 2011

    Third Brigade Support Battalion spent a week in the field recently to qualify its convoy escort teams on a live fire lane, to cumulate on five months of developing the Soldiers individually and then building fully functioning teams. But on the Soldiers' personal level, this week was about building camaraderie with the battle buddies they will be working side-by-side with every day, and will possibly deploy with when the training ends and real-life combat missions begin.

  • Soldiers participate in middle school career day

    Oct 21, 2011

    The children sit in their desks, talking amongst themselves, waiting for the class to start like any normal school day. But instead of the teacher standing in front of the students, there are Soldiers.

  • Breast Cancer survivor shares her story

    Oct 21, 2011

    I found a lump in my left breast while in the shower doing my monthly self-examination. I didn't stress because 17 months earlier, I found a similar lump in my right breast. It was non-cancerous, and I had the lump removed. I made an appointment Aug. 3, 2009 to have my second lump checked and tested to see if it was cancerous. Same old routine - so I thought.

  • Cancer survivor resilient, triumphant throughout ordeal

    Oct 21, 2011

    In observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October spotlights Fort Stewart federal employee Lucinda Johnson-Wallace.

  • National Hispanic Heritage celebration takes centerstage at Club Stewart

    Oct 21, 2011

    September 15 through October 15 marks the National Hispanic Heritage month, which was approved originally as Hispanic Heritage Week by President Lyndon B. Johnson, but enacted into a month- long celebration under President Ronald Reagan August 14, 1988.

  • Luncheon enlightens community of spiritual resiliency

    Oct 21, 2011

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - As community members from the Marne Division continue to graduate from Master Resiliency Training, the Third Infantry Division held the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Spiritual Resiliency Luncheon at Club Stewart, Oct. 13.

  • FISTERS train hands-on, qualify on laser device

    Oct 21, 2011

    Training on specific job skills is vital to maintaining proficiency in a Soldier's assigned specialty. The more hands-on training, in a controlled setting, where a Soldier can train until the functions become muscle memory, the better the reactions will be in an actual combat situation where mistakes can be deadly.

  • Volunteer medical team brings things into focus

    Oct 24, 2011

    A team of volunteer ophthalmologists, optometrists, dermatologists and dentists spent two weeks working on the Marshall Islands helping the local people with health issues.

  • Vehicle registration ends at Adelphi Lab Center

    Oct 21, 2011

    Adelphi joins other Army installations in scrapping the sticker for access

  • Online language training now earns promotion points

    Oct 24, 2011

    Soldiers can now earn up to 16 promotion points for completing language instruction with the Headstart2 language training program.

  • Fernandez appointed to command sergeant major

    Oct 21, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. Bentura Fernandez, senior enlisted advisor, 409th Contracting Support Brigade, was appointed as one of the first 51C command sergeants major Oct. 6 in a formal ceremony joined by friends, family, staff, fellow command sergeants majors, general officers, as well as the noncommissioned officers that serve the 409th CSB.

  • Operation Fluffy Pillow supports return of 416th

    Oct 21, 2011

    Single Soldiers assigned to the 416th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division's received an unexpected surprise when they arrived home from their deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • 'Capital Shield' prepares agencies for emergencies in NCR

    Oct 25, 2011

    The roads and airways of the National Capital Region were a bit busier than usual as more than 70 federal and non-federal agencies practiced their emergency response capabilities.

  • New York Guard MPs visit South African counterparts

    Oct 24, 2011

    Two New Army York National Guard MPs got a first-hand look at how the South African National Defense Force trains its military cops during a two-day visit the South African Military Police School in September.

  • 42nd Route Clearance Company partners with German Bundeswehr

    Oct 21, 2011

    Engineers from the 42nd Route Clearance Company are working with their German Bundeswehr counterparts to prepare for upcoming deployments.

  • Military personnel tackle operations security in Korea

    Oct 24, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. military personnel took a close look at ways to safeguard important information Oct. 18 - 21.

  • Wreath laying ceremony held at Korean War Memorial

    Oct 21, 2011

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The top U.S. military leaders in Korea honored the memory of those who died in the Korean War during a wreath laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial here Oct. 11.

  • Presidio celebrates open season on charity

    Oct 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Combined Federal Campaign, which is the only campaign authorized in the federal work place, celebrates "50 Years of Caring" this year and covers about 1,500 charities in the United States.

  • Fort Hood sponsorship program reinvigorated

    Oct 21, 2011

    At the Copeland Soldier Service Center, a small but dedicated group of civilians and Soldiers is making sure the Fort Hood, Texas, sponsorship program starts off on the right foot.

  • Civilians honored by USFK

    Nov 1, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The Military completes its mission through the combined strength of its service members and civilians, working together in bases across the world to provide the warfighter with support both on and off the battlefield.

  • Fort Meade CDC l gets national re-accreditation

    Oct 24, 2011

    Fort Meade's Child Development Center I received notice Sept. 23 of its fourth re-accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

  • Miss America 2011 greets Fort Meade service members at Freedom Inn

    Oct 24, 2011

    Miss America, Teresa Scanlan, visited the Freedom Inn dining facility on Oct. 12 and spent nearly 90 minutes greeting staffers, service members and post firefighters. She also posed for pictures, signed autographs and engaged in cordial banter.

  • Fire Festival sparks interest in prevention

    Oct 24, 2011

    The Fort Meade Fire Department sponsored a Fire Prevention Festival Saturday, marking the conclusion of Fire Prevention Week.

  • Defense Media Activity holds official ribbon cutting

    Oct 24, 2011

  • Engineers remember unit's past with Waal River Crossing Competition

    Oct 21, 2011

    Howard Burks was there back in 1944 when the real crossing of the Waal River happened, and he was also at the annual competition hosted by the 307th Engineer Battalion at the Kiest Lake on Fort Bragg, N.C., training grounds Oct. 19, 2011.

  • Pentagon fair spotlights energy-efficient technology exhibits

    Oct 21, 2011

    Propane and methanol fuel cells, solar-panel collectors and wind turbines are just a few examples of alternative-energy sources on display this week in the Pentagon courtyard.

  • Race participants remember the life of Pfc. Kyle Farr during half marathon

    Oct 20, 2011

  • General's life embodies resiliency, optimism

    Oct 21, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS McCHORD, Wash. -- The life of Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, director of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, embodies what it takes both mentally and physically to remain resilient and optimistic during traumatic times.

  • Runner built to go the distance

    Oct 20, 2011

  • JBLM celebrates historic joint basing milestone

    Oct 20, 2011

  • Patriot Battalion conducts close quarters marksmanship training

    Oct 24, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- The smell of gunpowder fills the air as a line of Soldiers steadily advances toward the "enemy." The Soldiers await the command from their leader, at which point they will unleash a withering hail of firepower.

  • JBLM gets more fuel mileage out of its fuel

    Oct 20, 2011

  • 68R Veterinary Food Inspection Specialists help protect service members, families

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Army Veterinary Food Inspection Specialists or Military Occupational Specialty 68 Romeos, approve all vendors and inspect all food purchased by the Defense Department.

  • 32nd Medical Brigade selects entrants for All-Army Best Medic Competition

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fourteen brigade Soldiers competed in the Expert Field Medical Competition from Oct. 4 to 6. Divided into two-man teams, the seven teams competed in various categories testing their physical, mental and leadership skills.

  • Motion detectors save base energy

    Oct 21, 2011

    With stimulus money from the federal government came changes to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, one of which included new motion detectors to unoccupied rooms such as bathrooms and break rooms.

  • Motorcycle training changes aimed at making safer riders

    Oct 20, 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.

  • Carson unit hosts Vietnam veterans

    Oct 20, 2011

    About 20 Vietnam veterans who served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, from 1967-1970, and their families celebrated the seventh annual company reunion with the new generation of "Regulars," Soldiers at Fort Carson Oct. 6.

  • Historian links Rock Island Arsenal to Civil War

    Oct 20, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Historian George Eaton was guest speaker at an Oct. 18 Kiwanis Club meeting in Geneseo, Ill.. Eaton used the community outreach event to tie the command's historic Rock Island Arsenal home to Civil War activities.

  • 497th Engineer Company activates at Fort Carson

    Oct 20, 2011

    Soldiers from 52nd Engineer Battalion welcomed the arrival of the unit's fifth company Oct. 14, since the battalion's reactivation last year.

  • Team from PEO Ammunition takes top honors

    Oct 24, 2011

    The M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR) team from the Program Executive Office for Ammunition earned top honors at the U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Annual Awards Ceremony Oct. 9 in Alexandria, Va.

  • Lead Materiel Integrator training picks up pace

    Oct 20, 2011

    With just a few months remaining before becoming the Army's functional Lead Materiel Integrator, training and preparation are top priorities in Army Sustainment Command's Distribution Management Center.

  • More than 'man's best friend'

    Oct 20, 2011

    Long heralded as "man's best friend," a dog can serve a human partner in so many different ways. Just ask Deb Mangano. Mangano, the Natick Soldier Systems Center protocol officer, has watched as "Mark," her daughter's "social dog," has helped Lindsay with her autism over the past four years.

  • Deadline hits for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay

    Oct 20, 2011

    The final day to submit claims for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay is Oct. 21, 2011.

  • Firepower: Side by side

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Armament University at Picatinny Arsenal recently rolled out a new course to teach engineers how U.S. and foreign weapons differ so that they can improve U.S. small arms systems.

  • Soldiers vie for German military badge

    Oct 20, 2011

    Fort Leavenworth Soldiers participated in a grueling German military physical fitness test Oct. 11-14. Forty-eight gold, two silver and five bronze medals for the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency, called the Abzeichen für Leistungen im Truppendienst, were awarded to U.S. Soldiers who qualified.

  • Presidio students participate in Hangeul Day

    Oct 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A number of students here were recognized recently for their participation in Hangeul Day, or Korean Writing Day, during an awards ceremony at the Tin Barn Oct. 6.

  • 101st CAB Assists SF in Fast Rope Insertion and Extraction System Training

    Oct 20, 2011

    Company B, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade provides helicopter support for 5th Special Forces Group during fast rope insertion and extraction system training, Oct. 4-5, 2011, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The training allows members of the 5th Special Forces Group and the air crews of 101st CAB to practice infills, exfills and fast rope techniques. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Courtney Pace)

  • Energy awareness: Year-round mission for Fort Huachuca

    Oct 28, 2011

    Fort Huachuca, Ariz., considers energy production and consumption year-round. Energy conservation at Fort Huachuca is aimed at having the installation become a Net Zero installation by 2025.

  • 23rd QM Brigade supports bike safety

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- The 23rd Quartermaster Brigade conducted a motorcycle safety ride Friday in response to the recent loss of a brigade Soldier and the record increase of Soldier fatalities Army wide related to motorcycle use.

  • 'Kings of the Road' close final chapter of storied history

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- The Kings of the Road - the 64th Transportation Company, 530th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 49th Quartermaster Group - closed another chapter in its history during an inactivation ceremony Friday at the Post Field House.

  • Numbers mean little in volleyball

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. (October 20, 2011) -- Just because the majority of a team fails to show up for the game, it doesn't mean that team will automatically lose, according to Tuesday night's game between the 110th Aviation Brigade and Lyster Army Health Clinic.

  • Red Ribbon Week educates youth, prevents drug abuse

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker's Department of Public Safety, Army Substance Abuse Program and installation schools will join forces to help prevent drug use during Red Ribbon week Oct. 24-29.

  • Community Police give tips for a safe, fun Halloween

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Community Police wants the community to have a safe and fun Halloween as trick-or-treating is observed on post Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m.

  • New Bradleys add punch to pre-positioned stocks in Korea

    Oct 20, 2011

    Dozens of new Bradley M2A3 Infantry Fighting Vehicles have arrived in Korea, where they will improve the combat power of Army Prepositioned Stocks - 4, managed by Army Sustainment Command's 403rd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Claim Submission Deadline for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay Approaching

    Oct 20, 2011

    Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay submission deadline near

  • Ammo Tech Course graduates first class at Fort Lee

    Oct 24, 2011

    The Army Logistics University Technical Logistics College graduated its first Ammunition Technician Warrant Officer Class at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 14, 2011, capping an extensive effort to move the course from it former location at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Domestic violence presentation places participants in victims' shoes

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Over 30 participants experienced domestic violence scenarios when Fort Rucker's Family Advocacy Program and Social Work Service presented the "In Her Shoes" domestic violence simulation to Soldiers and civilian staff Oct. 13 at Wings Chapel.

  • Post honors outstanding employee

    Oct 21, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- By the way Dan Stamaris, Aviation Center Logistics Command quality assurance specialist, works, it would be almost impossible to tell he has a disability.

  • Rucker supports 7th SFG at Eglin

    Oct 20, 2011

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After calling Fort Bragg, N.C., home since 1953, the 7th Special Forces Group has a new address at Eglin AFB.

  • Chief of Ordnance earns first star

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2011) - It's been more than a year, and the wait is finally over.

  • University partners with Fort Sill's golf center

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- Fort Sill has a beautiful golf course and a new golf learning center available to post residents, Soldiers, retirees and employees. Now the facilities are also available to Cameron University students thanks to a partnership between CU Sports programs and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Army Guard CSM to deployed troops: Standards to change

    Oct 25, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. of the Army National Guard Richard Burch traveled to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to speak with deployed National Guard Soldiers about upcoming changes in structure and funding, as well as the personal responsibilities inherent in both.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers unfurl colors at Game 1 of 2011 World Series

    Oct 21, 2011

    More than 100 Soldiers unfurled the nation's colors at Busch Stadium Wednesday during the opening ceremony for Game 1 of the 2011 World Series.

  • ARDEC lab award a crowning stroke in series of recent achievements

    Oct 26, 2011

    The U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center at Picatinny Arsenal was selected as US Army's Laboratory of the Year (large lab category) in a review of the Army lab system by the Army's top research and development executive, earning the distinction for three consecutive competitions.

  • Fort Sill drug prevention, education events under way

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- Robert Dodrill, Fort Sill Army Substance Abuse Program, believes the goal of Red Ribbon Week is to educate children so they can go home and educate their parents.

  • Visitors experience Frontier Army life at Fort Sill

    Oct 21, 2011

    The Fort Sill Museum hosted its annual Frontier Army Days depicting Army life on Oklahoma Territory in the 1860s.

  • Pentagon Energy Security Event focuses on the importance of Energy in today's military

    Oct 24, 2011

    The Department of Defense recognized Energy Awareness Month with a week-long energy security event which began Oct. 17, 2011, designed to focus senior Government, Department of Defense leaders, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines on the importance energy and energy security plays in today's military environment.

  • Survivor Families Spend Day Of Fall Festival Fellowship

    Oct 20, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With determination and a smile on his face, KayCee Chaney, 4, put paintbrush to pumpkin, crafting his own work of art and proudly displaying it for all to see. But it wasn't just his pretty pumpkin he was smiling about -- it was the chance to be with kids just like him. Gold Star kids.

  • Fort Sill seeks to cut its energy demand

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- With the Defense Department seeking to reduce its energy demand, Fort Sill is doing its part by using and increasing renewable energy sources and conserving energy.

  • Events connect retirees to resources, community

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The 37th annual Fort Rucker Retiree Appreciation Day will be held Oct. 28, with multiple Fort Rucker organizations hosting events to acknowledge the contributions made by retired servicemembers.

  • 168th Brigade Support Battalion trains for safety, success

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- Because helicopter sling load training is vital to the 168th Brigade Support Battalion's mission to supporting units in combat, unit Soldiers practiced this critical skill recently.

  • MCTP celebrates Silver Anniversary of world-wide mission

    Oct 21, 2011

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS -- This month the Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) celebrates the 25th anniversary of its establishment as the U.S. Army's only worldwide deployable Combat Training Center.

  • Field artillery Vietnam vets meet at Fort Sill for reunion

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- A group of artillerymen from 5th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery, who fought in Vietnam, meet for a reunion at Sill -- their "home station."

  • HASC chairman: 'Fort Rucker among things we have to protect'

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Monday was a day of firsts at Fort Rucker. For the home of Army Aviation, it was a first-ever visit from a chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.

  • Big & Rich to perform free concert at Fort Jackson

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Country artists Big & Rich will perform a free concert Saturday as part of Tour for the Troops. This concert is free to all DoD identification card holders and their guests.

  • Picatinny Arsenal sweeps 6 of 10 Greatest Inventions

    Oct 24, 2011

    Picatinny teams swept six of the 10 Army Greatest Inventions during the 2010 Army Top Ten Greatest Inventions awards ceremony Oct. 11, 2011, in Washington, D.C., making this the installation's most bountiful AGI ceremony to date.

  • First-ever Stud Mudder boosts esprit de corps

    Oct 20, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2011) -- Some teams crossed the finish line arms linked or hands grasping shoulders for support, as they savored the end of the first-ever Stud Mudder Oct. 15. The Stud Mudder was the Fourth Regiment's version of the popular tough mudder competition that drenches athletes in pools of mud throughout a long-distance course over various obstacles.

  • Legion of Merit Award for 42 Years of Service

    Oct 20, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj., Thomas Donohue, received the Legion of Merit Award for 42 years of service during a retirement ceremony with the 301st Regional Support Group, October 16, in Butler, Pa.

  • SSI hosts 'fiesta grande': Fort Jackson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 20, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Soldier Support Institute hosted its annual postwide Hispanic Heritage Month event Saturday, which included various performers and food vendors.

  • Fort Drum community members 'Soar into Safety' during fire prevention event

    Oct 20, 2011

    Fort Drum Soldiers and Families came out to learn about fire prevention at Fire Station 2. The event was sponsored by Fort Drum firefighters and Mountain Community Homes. After Families visited each safety station, they were entered to win a free hot air balloon ride.

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team hosts first Best Medic Competition

    Oct 20, 2011

  • Self-Redeploying Units Reach Four Corners

    Oct 22, 2011

    The Four Corners Operation, operated by the 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 230th Sustainment Brigade, was a busy site when the first customers arrived from Iraq. The multi-class download site received four convoys redeploying from Iraq, Oct. 18, 2011. Members of the 2-29 Field Artillery Battalion from Fort Bliss, Texas, were some of the first troops to self-redeploy from Iraq since the directive to reduce the presence of U.S. Forces in that country was publicized.

  • Soldiers, local AUSA members leave mark at annual meeting in Washington

    Oct 20, 2011

    WASHINGTON -- More than 30 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers, to include Fort Drum's senior leaders, and community members went to Washington to take part in the 27th annual meeting and exposition of the Association of the United States Army.

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