Archive: Oct 2011

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  • Energy conservation encouraged

    Oct 13, 2011

    As the new fiscal year begins, the energy conservation department of the Environmental Natural Research Division requests everyone's involvement and assistance to conserve energy in their facilities.

  • Alexandria's DASH Express provides convenient Mark Center commute

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Department of Defense and City of Alexandria opened the new DASH Mark Center Express Service with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday at the Mark Center Station in Alexandria, Va.

  • MEDCOM Warrior's Corner Presentation

    Oct 13, 2011

  • ACSIM ILW Panel

    Oct 13, 2011

  • Event recognizes violence prevention month

    Oct 13, 2011

    People from several military installations across the National Capital Region came together for Belvoir's Purple Ribbon Fair, Saturday at the Fort Belvoir Commissary Field.

  • Quartermaster School Hosts "Friends"

    Nov 4, 2011

    There's a lot of behind-the-scenes support required to ensure Soldiers are successful in their occupational specialties, and the Quartermaster School recognized these efforts during the first 'Friends of the Quartermaster Day' Sept. 22.

  • Community welcomes Soldiers to Belvoir

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers, civilians and a senator enjoyed food and entertainment in the Warrior Transition Battalion Headquarters to welcome new servicemembers to the installation, Oct. 6.

  • 214th Fires Brigade conducts logistics competition

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 13, 2011) -- The 214th Fires Brigade Best Logistician Competition, Oct. 4-6, combined individual and team events to evaluate the logistics Soldiers and units throughout the brigade.

  • Vehicle decals may become thing of past

    Oct 14, 2011

    The Army Provost Marshal General has authorized post and garrison commanders to do away with motor vehicle registration and decals if the commander sees no added value to security.

  • 1st Armored Division Band travels back in time to Davis Mountains

    Oct 13, 2011

    Fort Bliss' 1st Armored Division Band helps Fort Davis National Historic Site in Fort Davis, Texas, celebrate 50 years with the National Park Service.

  • Fort Sill gives 'new view' to blind vets

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 13, 2011) -- A group of blind veterans toured the installation, handled weapons and heard live field artillery fire.

  • Leaders discuss Army power, energy

    Oct 25, 2011

    Army leaders gathered to discuss mission effectiveness and preserving future choices during the Association of the United State Army's Institute of Land Warfare's Army Power and Energy Panel in Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 2011.

  • Ex-Navy reservists learn Army way in Basic Combat Training

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 13, 2011) -- B Battery, 1st Battalion, 40th Field Artillery Basic Combat trainees are experiencing an extra helping of noncommissioned officers with three prior-service Navy petty officers, including a 57-year-old, embedded in their battery.

  • Field Artillery Museum adds British infantry gun

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Oct. 13, 2011) -- In September, the Fort Sill Field Artillery Museum added a British light infantry 3-pounder to its artillery collection, about 130 years after the American military added it to its arsenal.

  • New energy technologies debut

    Oct 13, 2011

    Move over George and Judy Jetson, Fort Carson is giving the old cartoon concept a run for its money when it comes to futuristic technology.

  • Program ensures 'No Soldier Stands Alone'

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, attended "Pacesetter Together Shoulder to Shoulder: No Soldier Stands Alone" training at the Special Events Center Sept. 30.

  • 4th Inf. Div. honors final wish

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers past and present gathered at the Mountain Post Oct. 6 to honor the man many revered as humble, stoic and a "Soldier's Soldier."

  • 'Fighting Eagles:' past meets present

    Oct 13, 2011

    As 35 mph winds howled across Range 13 Alpha, a small arms range, Kathleen Kress Hanson took off her black jacket, handing it to her husband.

  • Golden Dragons remember, pay homage to fallen comrades by running Mogadishu Mile

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), recently conducted a battalion run on Fort Drum to commemorate the Battle of Mogadishu, Somalia.

  • Army leadership renews commitment to families with Army Family Covenant

    Oct 14, 2011

    Top Army leadership renewed the Army Family Covenant, the Army's formal commitment to support Soldiers and their families, with a signing this week at the 2011 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition.

  • Big Red One teams finish near top in Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 13, 2011

    Ten Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division represented the Big Red One with top performances in the 27th annual running of the Army Ten-Miler.

  • Training the Army of 2020

    Nov 4, 2011

  • 116th Soldiers support each other in Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run

    Oct 14, 2011

    Soldiers from the Virginia Army National Guard 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team participated in the Army Ten-Miler Shadow Run at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 2, 2011, and Forward Operating Base Lagman Oct. 9, 2011.

  • Anniston Army Depot celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

    Oct 13, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot celebrated its annual Employee Appreciation Day Oct. 6 with food, fun and prizes.

  • ANAD Powertrain VS works wide variety of engines

    Oct 13, 2011

    With production lines that can be reconfigured quickly and a computer system programmed to assist mechanics working on a variety of engine types, Anniston Army Depot's Powertrain Value Stream is capable of handling a wide variety of ground combat vehicle engines.

  • Bundrum, support team commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month at ANAD

    Oct 13, 2011

    April was slated as her "health month", a time to focus on her annual checkups. One of those appointments was her annual mammogram, a test she took seriously because of her family's history with cancer. This year, Kathy Bundrum's test showed additional density and she was given two options. She was told she could wait six months then undergo another mammogram to see if the dense areas had changed or she could have a breast magnetic resonance imaging exam -- an expensive test that is not normally performed, but would give her physicians a better look at the areas of concern. Bundrum opted for the MRI.

  • ANAD celebrates 70 years of excellence

    Oct 13, 2011

    Marking seventy years in existence on tomorrow, Anniston Army Depot continues to proudly serve the Nation and the men and women of our Armed Forces. While the installation has endured many changes over the last seven decades, its vision has remained the same -- supporting America's warfighters both in times of peace and in times of war. In 1940, the War Department began construction of an Army Ordnance Depot in northeast Alabama and steps were taken to establish it in the Anniston area. A few months later, an initial 10,640 acre tract was acquired. After subsequent land purchases, the depot increased to its present size of 15,319 acres. Originally, it was comprised of storage igloos, ammunition magazines, warehouses and several administrative buildings.

  • Army overhauling personnel management

    Oct 17, 2011

    The all-volunteer force can expect several changes in terms of promotion, evaluation and professional development as the Army looks at new strategies for overhauling its personnel management system.

  • TACOM LCMC chaplain visits Anniston Army Depot

    Oct 13, 2011

    The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Chaplain, Lt. Col. Pablo Rivera and his chaplain assistant, Sgt. David Teakell visited the depot to provide ministry care and service to the workforce Sept. 27-29. During their visit, Rivera was the guest speaker at a prayer breakfast where Teakell provided the special music.

  • Fort McCoy training totals surpass 134,000 troops in FY 2011

    Oct 13, 2011

    Training totals at Fort McCoy surpassed 134,000 personnel in fiscal year (FY) 2011, which ended Sept. 30. The total is up more than 23,000 personnel from FY 2010 totals and continues the installation's record of having trained more than 100,000 personnel annually since FY 1984.

  • Ground broken for $6.8 million barracks project at Fort McCoy

    Oct 13, 2011

    Fort McCoy installation leadership and civilian contractors donned hard hats and used golden shovels Sept. 28 to break ground for the construction of the Annual Training/Mobilization (AT/MOB) barracks. "This is a historic event," said Darrell Neitzel, director of the Directorate of Public Works (DPW) at Fort McCoy, "This is the first permanent Soldier training barracks that has been built at Fort McCoy, ever."

  • Iron Aviator: AVCIII competes for coveted title

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Cooler temperatures made part of the Iron Aviator competition less stressful, but it wasn't any easier on the Aviation Captains Career Course students who participated Oct. 6.

  • Hollyday Mart participants, vendors, volunteers sought

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala.-- The Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club seeks volunteers, vendors and pageant participants for its annual arts and crafts Hollyday Mart Nov. 5 at the Enterprise Civic Center.

  • Possible traffic delays on Route 175

    Oct 13, 2011

    A construction project on Reece Road near the main entrance to Fort Meade could affect traffic in the area for up to three months.

  • Post hosts Halloween events for Families, community

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Multiple Fort Rucker organizations will be hosting Halloween events for both children and adults in the upcoming weeks, ranging from old-fashioned fun to frightening.

  • 10th Mountain Division Spartans conduct Ten-Miler shadow run in Taliban birthplace

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan -- As runners gathered in the nation's capital Sunday to compete in the annual Army Ten-Miler race, Soldiers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Combined Task Force Spartan), ran a Ten-Miler "shadow-run" a week earlier near the heart of the Taliban at Forward Operating Base Pasab in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • TRADOC Analysis Center marks 25 years

    Oct 13, 2011

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center celebrates its 25th anniversary in October.

  • Energy Expo offers helpful tips, items

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- There are many different ways to save energy at Fort Rucker, according to Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • Combined Federal Campaign kicks off at Fort Drum

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Army personnel should count their blessings and seriously consider giving to a worthwhile charity this year, Fort Drum's garrison commander told those gathered last week on post for the 50th annual Combined Federal Campaign kick-off.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot Ramps up OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Wartime Replacement Aircraft Program

    Oct 18, 2011

    What was thought to be an aircraft of the past is making a much needed resurgence, and in a big way. Today brand new D-Models are headed back to the fight thanks to the Wartime Replacement Aircraft (WRA) program at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD).

  • Four officers join International Hall of Fame

    Oct 13, 2011

    An ambassador, two defense department chiefs and a commanding general of an army were inducted into the International Hall of Fame at Fort Leavenworth Oct. 6. Photographs of Ambassador Augostino Njoroge of Kenya; Lt. Gen. Sean McCann, chief of staff of the Defence Forces of Ireland; Vitalie Marinuta, minister of Defense for the Republic of Moldova, and Lt. Gen. Arturo Ortiz, commanding general of the Philippine Army, will join other photographs of former Command and General Staff College students on the fourth floor of the Lewis and Clark Center. The International Hall of Fame recognizes international CGSC students who have reached the highest positions in their nations' armed forces or an equivalent position in a multinational military organization.

  • Lean Six Sigma class encourages new ideas

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- "Because that's how we've always done it," is not an acceptable excuse for those who recently completed the Lean Six Sigma class here.

  • Conference turns problems into possibilities

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Last week, delegates, volunteers and subject matter experts gathered to seek solutions for problems within the Fort Rucker community and the total Army at the installation's Army Family Action Plan Conference for the 2012 fiscal year.

  • Sikorsky Partnership Helps CCAD Reach 48th Black Hawk

    Oct 13, 2011

    Black Hawk production numbers are up this year at the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Commander Colonel Christopher Carlile attributes this success to the depot's partnership with Sikorsky.

  • Civilian EMS workers get a dose of Army medic life

    Oct 14, 2011

    Local New York civilian emergency medical services workers watched medics respond to and work through a mass casualty scenario at the Medical Simulation Training Center on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011

  • Indiana recruiters help students identify and stop bullying

    Oct 19, 2011

    The Chicago Army Recruiting Battalion's South Bend Company is working with area schools to educate teachers and empower students through the Army Strong Student Anti-Bullying Pledge.

  • Squad needs 'overmatch' capability

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Army is working to provide the infantry squad an overmatch in combat capability through the network and immersive training.

  • Congressional Staff Breakfast at AUSA

    Oct 13, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, Army Surgeon General and U.S. Army Medical Command commander, and other Army senior leaders attended the 2011 Association of the United States Army Congressional Staff Breakfast Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This event presented an opportunity for Army senior leaders to educate congressional staff members on current Army programs and initiatives. The keynote speaker for the event was Secretary of the Army John McHugh. Immediately following the breakfast attendees were invited to tour the AUSA Exhibit Hall, a venue where many presentations of Army assets and their industry counter parts were on display.

  • Tips help keep children cyber safe

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As the cool weather approaches our doorstep and the leaves start to turn, I would like to take a moment to stop and reflect on the difference in perspective the change in seasons provides us as we trade another long, hot summer for a much-welcomed autumn breeze here on Fort Jackson.

  • Historic Pine Camp fire helps shape today's military

    Oct 13, 2011

    What began as a four-month exercise to prepare Soldiers for a potential arctic war, resulted in a historic blaze that took the lives of five World War II veterans.

  • Money-saving tips help with holiday gift buying

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For many people, the holidays being right around the corner means it is time for spending money. With buying gifts, hosting parties or traveling, holiday expenses can really start to add up. Today's economy makes the holiday season even more difficult.

  • Relocation program bridges cultural gaps

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As a foreign-born or American-born spouse, are you concerned about meeting new friends, available services and contact points regarding these issues? The Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program has the answers for you.

  • Preventing domestic violence a joint effort

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- During the month of October, we are observing Domestic Violence Awareness month with a number of activities that promote the prevention of domestic abuse. Here on Fort Jackson, Army Community Services' Family Advocacy Program traditionally organizes awareness events, calling attention to domestic abuse. ACS has provided this service to our community for the past seven years, and this year is no exception.

  • Rescue mission: Drill sergeant saves Soldier from choking

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A Fort Jackson drill sergeant received the Army Achievement Medal after being credited with saving a Soldier's life in an incident last month.

  • Deployed Air Cav troopers, spouses conduct joint spur ride

    Oct 13, 2011

    CAMP MARMAL, Afghanistan -- Eight-thousand miles separated them, but an event with rich cavalry traditions managed to bridge that distance gap for one day at least. Deployed Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, currently in Afghanistan, along with their spouses back at Fort Hood, conducted a joint spur ride, Oct. 6.

  • VA launches veteran homelessness outreach campaign

    Nov 4, 2011

    As part of its drive to end homelessness among veterans by 2015, the Veterans Affairs Department has launched an outreach initiative in 28 communities across the nation.

  • U.S. forces have met all obligations in Iraq, general says

    Oct 13, 2011

    U.S. forces are "completely on track" to make a total military withdrawal from Iraq by the end of the year, even while U.S. and Iraqi officials discuss the possibility of some staying longer, U.S. Forces Iraq's spokesman and director of strategic effects said today.

  • Germersheim Army Depot marks 60 years; installation designated as enduring

    Oct 14, 2011

    Back in 1951 miles of military tanks, trucks, equipment and other remnants of World War II filled nearly every inch of Germersheim Ordnance Vehicle Park. The park, located on an old German training ground in Germersheim near the Rhine River, was created to store, receive and issue equipment and supplies in support of the U.S. Army in Europe. The area's close vicinity to railways and a river port, made it ideal for a host of logistical operations. But these days, you'd be more apt to spot bulldozers and brightly colored shipping trucks from all over the world crowding the small winding roads of what is now known as Germersheim Army Depot. T

  • Turn words into action, turn action into results

    Oct 14, 2011

    According to estimates, there are currently about 7 billion people on earth. While every culture is different, there are few vital things we all share, including the need for food, water and clothing.

  • Changes to Fort Meade vehicle decal requirements

    Oct 13, 2011

    Beginning Nov. 5, visitors to Fort Meade will only be required to show a Common Access Card or a military identification card to drive onto the installation. Department of Defense decals on privately owned vehicles will no longer be required.

  • The ultimate kitchen remodel

    Oct 20, 2011

    The Integrated Logistics Support Center at Natick Soldier Systems Center has saved the Army refurbished more than 1,300 Mobile Kitchen Trailers, more 100 Containerized Kitchens and about 100 Laundry Advanced Design Systems returning from Iraq and Afghanistan since 2004.

  • Fort Hood battles 11,380 acres of wildfires

    Oct 13, 2011

    Extreme drought conditions have led to wildfires in Fort Hood's training areas, burning nearly five percent of the 215,000-acre post.

  • Soldiers join children, parents in walk to school at Fort Gordon

    Oct 21, 2011

  • Signal Corps Museum updates exhibits, features Combat Cameramen

    Oct 21, 2011

  • Kids casts lures at Boardman Lake Fishing Derby

    Oct 21, 2011

  • Fort Gillem turns into enclave partner with Fort Gordon

    Oct 21, 2011

  • 706th MI Group NCOs take oath, inducted into corps

    Oct 21, 2011

  • Panetta: Services must work jointly on budget 'storms'

    Oct 13, 2011

    The services must work together to face mounting budget pressures and determine the nation's future military needs, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • 19th ESC conducts media day to display upgraded APS IV Bradleys

    Oct 12, 2011

    The 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command along with the 837th Transportation Battalion (SDDC) hosted a media day with Republic of Korea local television and print media at Pier 8, Busan on Oct. 12. The U.S. Army Prepositioned Stock IV are receiving upgraded Bradley Fighting Vehicles as an ongoing effort to strengthen readiness across the peninsula.

  • Army leaders warn against shrinking the force

    Oct 13, 2011

    This weekend, Army leaders used the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting to warn against steep cuts to the Army that could excessively shrink the force, making it difficult to meet the demands of a complex and volatile strategic landscape.

  • Sergeants excel, garner top Air Force NCO recognition

    Oct 12, 2011

    Nominated for their performance and impact on the mission, Sgt. 1st Class Sol NevarezBerrios and Staff Sgt. Brian Prather have been selected as the U.S. Air Force's 902nd Contracting Squadron senior non-commissioned officer and non-commissioned officer of the quarter.

  • AUSA Our Leaders' challenge: Taking care of Soldiers and Families in an Era of Persistent Conflict

    Oct 13, 2011

    WASHTINGTON (Oct. 12, 2011)-- The Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli hosted a Family forum session Oct. 10, to educate and increase awareness among Soldiers and Army Family members of the unique challenges facing the force as we prepare to transition from a war time Army to a peace time Army. Discussion addressed Resetting the Army's Readiness, Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Transitioning Soldiers to Civilians and Sustaining the Reserves and Army National Guard. Any member of the Army Family in attendance was able to ask questions that addressed issues Army Families are facing in light of the issues discussed in the forum. Members of the panel shown is this photo are Dr. Fernando O. Rivera, representing the Veterans Administration, Gen. Chiarelli, and Dr. Kathleen Chard, director of the PTSD and Anxiety Disorders Division at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center.

  • Quartermaster Soldiers give back to community

    Oct 13, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 12, 2011) -- One of the larger training objectives in the Soldierization process for companies with Initial Entry Training troopsis to instill the Army Values (Leadership, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage).

  • Guard, Reserve programs focus on jobs, family support

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Army National Guard and Army Reserve are both committed to building a strong, resilient force through family programs and lowering unemployment, their chiefs said this week.

  • Spotlight on: Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles "Chip" Fields

    Oct 20, 2011

    Learn more about ACC Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Charles "Chip" Fields

  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 12, 2011

    A longtime Adelphi Laboratory Center worker, originally from the Dominican Republic, shares her perspective of Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Coupon Clipping To The Extreme Makes Good Cents

    Oct 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Linda Dunivant wants to cut her weekly grocery bill from $100 to $75. Joanne Terek just may save enough money at the checkout to save up for a vacation. And Cindy Spidel finds no shame in being called the "coupon queen."

  • AUSA panel discusses pilot Army physical readiness test

    Oct 13, 2011

    "There is no new PT test -- yet," said Initial Military Training Command Sgt. Maj. John Calpena to a gathering of Soldiers at a noncommissioned officer professional development forum Oct. 11 at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

  • Fort Lee holds first post baby shower

    Oct 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 12, 2011) -- Fort Lee's first installation-wide baby shower drew 40 expectant mothers to the Liberty Chapel Tuesday. The participants heard parenting tips and received a variety of gifts from the community and Virginia's first lady Maureen McDonnell.

  • Financial Fitness Delivers Peace Of Mind To Consumers

    Oct 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Sgt. Andrew Dykes was living paycheck to paycheck.

  • Career Day Paves Path Toward Job Opportunity

    Oct 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The annual Redstone Career Day was a success, according to Terrence Hamil, the work force developmental specialist for AMCOM's Integrated Materiel Management Center.

  • Surviving Spouse On New Path

    Oct 12, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There's a lot of change going on in Emily McFall's life these days.

  • Missile Defense Agency opens doors to future

    Oct 13, 2011

    On display outside the new Von Braun III on Thursday were two pieces of hardware; a training model of the Ground Based Interceptor and a THAAD Launcher Model, which represent the advanced missile technology that the Missile Defense Agency is known for.

  • Old Guard Soldiers blaze new trail

    Oct 13, 2011

    For the first time in the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment's (The Old Guard) more than two hundred year history, Staff Sgt. Christopher Rance and Cpl. Christopher Stevens will represent The Old Guard in a sniper/observer competition, Oct 14-16, 2011 in Elk Garden, W.Va.

  • Training Brain Injects Complexity of operational environment into Army training

    Oct 13, 2011

    After years of combat operations in an unpredictable, complex and changing operational environment, or OE, the Army is working to replicate those conditions through its Training Brain Enterprise. The Training and Doctrine Command demonstrated the capabilities of the Training Brain Oct. 12 at the Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. According to Jim Slavin, Training Brain Operations Center director, the Training Brain currently supports 11 common scenario frameworks, replicating operating environments ranging from humanity assistance to full-spectrum operations. These scenarios are populated with relevant data, closely mimicking operational conditions on the ground.

  • SMDC hosts Organization Day

    Oct 12, 2011

    SMDC hosts Organization Day

  • Four ACC Soldiers, employees honored during annual Acquisitions Corps ceremony

    Oct 12, 2011

    Four current and former Army Contracting Command individuals were honored at the 2011U.S. Army Acquisition Corps Annual Awards Ceremony Oct .9 in Alexandria, Va. The ceremony paid tribute to the uniformed and civilian professionals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to provide combatant commanders and their Soldiers the weapons and equipment they need to execute decisive, full-spectrum operations in support of the overseas contingency operations.

  • LandWarNet implementing common operating environment

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Army is working to establish a common operating environment for the network, supported by network integration evaluations and capability set management, that will be fully integrated and will support the Soldier in real-time, officials in the "LandWarNet: Powering America's Army" forum explained Tuesday.

  • Chief consoles gold star families

    Oct 14, 2011

    The Army has come a long way when it comes to caring for gold star families, but it can do more, the chief of staff of the Army told survivors and other family members here Tuesday.

  • Panetta: DOD must preserve essential capabilities

    Oct 12, 2011

    The Defense Department must preserve its essential military capabilities as it tightens its belt over the next decade, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said here today.

  • Shaping the Army of 2020

    Oct 12, 2011

  • Happy New Fiscal Year: USACE in Europe wraps up FY11

    Dec 21, 2011

    The Europe District closed the books on FY2011 wrapping up with 1,624 actions -- roughly $674.2 million.

  • Army must prepare to 'do less with less'

    Oct 13, 2011

    Looming budget cuts across the Department of Defense mean the Army must be prepared to conduct business with less funding, and the service's senior officer said this may also mean doing less.

  • Camp Shelby Recycling Center celebrates Earth Day, everyday

    Oct 14, 2011

    Earlier this year, Spc. Heather L. Baxter sat with her two boys, Grant and D.J., discussing their school work when Grant posed a tough question. What, he wondered, was the Army doing to make sure there was enough water and trees for them? Baxter, a human resources specialist at the 177th Armored Brigade, had plenty to think about after talking with her son. After a little research, she learned that her brigade did not have a recycling program, but Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center did support a recycling center on post.

  • The U.S. Army Band Downrange "Deranged"

    Oct 13, 2011

    A full-on Halloween-flavored rock concert featuring popular tunes from the 80's, 90's and today. Classic and current tunes from The Eagles, Rihanna, Bon Jovi, and more!

  • TRADOC discusses Doctrine 2015 during AUSA

    Oct 13, 2011

    When Soldiers think of the word "doctrine," they may not necessarily think of easy to read, highly accessible guides; however, that's about to change with what the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) is calling "Doctrine 2015."

  • Army remains Soldier-focused in constrained environment

    Oct 13, 2011

    The Army is focusing on bringing the Soldier more capabilities faster, through a culture of teamwork and collaboration, streamlining logistics, and increasing industry interactions, while also concentrating on affordability and efficiencies.

  • Long Range Surveillance Soldiers tell their story

    Oct 13, 2011

    Long Range Surveillance Soldiers from the 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade relayed the story of their recent deployment to the area south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, to an engaged audience during a "Warriors Corner" presentation at the 2011 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition.

  • Hohenfels community welcomes McKoy

    Oct 12, 2011

    Members of the Hohenfels Military Community gathered to witness the transfer of responsibility between U.S. Garrison Hohenfels Command Sgt. Maj. Brenda J. Kadet to Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth McKoy at a ceremony here.

  • Oct. 10, 2011 -- Secretary of the Army's AUSA Annual Meeting opening ceremony remarks

    Oct 12, 2011

    Oct. 10, 2011 -- Secretary of the Army's AUSA Annual Meeting opening ceremony remarks

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