Archive: Nov 2011

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  • Battalion burns colors to remember its past

    Dec 1, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Engineer Battalion held a ceremonial Burning of the Colors Nov. 30, 2011, if front of the battalion headquarters on White Sands Missile Range, N.M., to commemorate a historic moment in the battalion's history.

  • Raiders are hitting the mat at Fort Stewart

    Nov 30, 2011

    Realizing that going to battle means more than just shooting at your enemy from a covered position, more than 20 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldiers are learning the basics of Modern Army Combatives. Staff Sergeant Casey Enos, a section sergeant assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st HBCT, Third Infantry Division ensures these Soldiers receive the training they need should it come down to close-quarters combat.

  • The "date which will live in infamy" should never be forgotten

    Nov 30, 2011

    The sun slowly rises, casting shadows across the island and warming the skin of those below. Palm trees sway and the scent of the ocean floats amidst a gentle breeze. Waves can be heard crashing along the shore as the tide comes and goes.

  • Civilian earns award, leaves footprint within security industry

    Nov 30, 2011

    An abstract thinker and otherwise private person, LeRoy H. Malphrus humbly accepted the top security award in front of colleagues and teammates Nov. 21. Fort Stewart's chief of intelligence received the Thomas Dillon Award, a namesake award recognized by the Department of the Army, Defense Intelligence-G2, for his superior contributions in areas involving security excellence.

  • 'I can hear you now': Sound exhibit tests hearing

    Dec 1, 2011

    The Army Hearing Conservation Program at Fort Stewart, Ga., assembled a hearing sound exhibit to help Soldiers and family members asses their hearing and learn about hearing health, Nov. 18, 2011.

  • Tradition celebrated during Native American Heritage observance

    Nov 30, 2011

    Nearly 400 members of the Fort Stewart community gathered to celebrate National Native American Heritage Month at a ceremony hosted by USA MEDDAC Nov. 22 in the Club Stewart ballroom.

  • Provider 1SG displays resiliency in face of adversity

    Nov 30, 2011

    Anyone who has been a First Sergeant is well aware of the physical and mental challenges that come along with the job. However, top those challenges with losing a Soldier. How do you find the motivation to continue to lead? How do you wear the face of strength when, deep down, you wonder how you could have done things differently? First Sergeant Ralph Algiere knows this feeling all too well. He has had to do a final roll call four times in only two years.

  • 'Vanguards' awarded for leading with compassion

    Nov 30, 2011

    As the fog of war dissipates and leaves many Soldiers bearing invisible scars, the Army continues to call upon leaders to build resiliency amongst their ranks.

  • 3rd ACR transitions to Strykers, changes name

    Dec 2, 2011

    The Brave Rifles troopers of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment transitioned from an armored unit to a Stryker unit and welcomed a new command team.

  • WTB campus construction continues to move ahead

    Nov 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The first building at the new Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade campus is now open for business. Soldiers, cadre and civilian employees in Companies A and B, and members of the unit's command staff, recently moved into the first of four buildings in the consolidated location.

  • Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield schools celebrate America Recycles Day

    Nov 30, 2011

    The 14th annual National America Recycles Day was held on Tuesday, Nov. 15. America Recycles Day encourages us to recycle and create a demand for recyclables by using products made from recycled material. What better way to create awareness of the importance of recycling, and to increase recycling than by having school children participate in a Recyclable Robot contest? The DPW Environmental Division challenged the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Schools to participate by building robots made out of recyclable materials. A winner for each participating grade level for each school was chosen. Winners were announced and recognized during a recycling awareness presentation given by the Environmental Recycling Program on Nov. 15 and 16.

  • Care continues for wounded warriors during service, beyond

    Nov 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Key to a Soldier's recovery and subsequent transition is the Comprehensive Transition Plan, which enables the team that manages a Soldier's care, to all be on the "same sheet of music" and know exactly what the Soldier is thinking and feeling and how he or she is progressing in the transitioning process. The CTP addresses every aspect of a Soldier's life: social, spiritual, physical, Family, nutrition, financial, career and emotional domain, as well as tracks everything medically related, such as appointments, medications and specialized care.

  • Arlington National Cemetery breaks ground for huge columbarium

    Dec 1, 2011

    Arlington National Cemetery began its first major construction project in nearly eight years with a ground-breaking ceremony Nov. 30, 2011, for a 20,000-niche columbarium, which will extend the life of the cemetery to 2024.

  • APG celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 30, 2011

    Native American history and culture was celebrated during the Aberdeen Proving Ground annual observance of National American Indian Heritage Month at the APG Post Theater Nov. 17. Wanda "Singing Wind" Fortune, a descendant of Pocahontas, spoke about what the theme of the event, "Service, Honor, Respect: Strengthening Our Cultures and Communities," meant to her.

  • 988th MP Company heads downrange

    Nov 30, 2011

    On the eve of Thanksgiving, dozens of friends and family members gathered at Nutter Field House to bid farewell to the Soldiers of the 988th Military Police Company as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan this month.

  • Countdown to Small Arms Championships

    Dec 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, in conjunction with the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, will host the 2012 U.S. All-Army Small Arms Championships March 1-10. The "All-Army" competition is open to all Soldiers of any rank in the entire Army formation, including West Point and college ROTC cadets, Army Reservists and National Guardsmen.

  • Stand-alone photos witgh cutlines for 593rs Sust. Bde. Thanksgiving meal

    Nov 30, 2011

    593rd Sustainment Brigade's Thanksgiving meal at its dining facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 24, 2011.

  • Spotlight On...Wolfgang Ringer

    Nov 30, 2011

    Learn more about Wolfgang Ringer, contracting specialist with the 409th Contracting Support Brigade.

  • U.S. Army Drill Team Performs in London

    Dec 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army Drill Team is participating in the British Military Tournament 2011 which will help tell the story of the special relationship between the United Kingdom and United States, recreating dramatic episodes in history from the American War of Independence to modern day operations in Afghanistan.

  • Building the contracting force: ACC-NCR Intern Program graduates 40

    Dec 5, 2011

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The Army Contracting Command - National Capital Region graduated 40 interns from its training program here Nov. 9.

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  • Classic car enthusiast keeps it moving down the road

    Nov 30, 2011

    Television shows like "Happy Days" and "Leave it to Beaver" may invoke nostalgic, romanticized feelings for days gone by, but for Stephen "Doug" Cooper, those times can be found cruising around town in one of his vintage automobiles.

  • CSA honors civilian leaders for their outstanding service to Soldiers and their families

    Nov 30, 2011

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, awarded The Outstanding Civilian Service Medal during an award ceremony at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon, D.C. Nov. 29, 2011. Awardees included Tom Watson, Chuck Deleot, Mike Girimont, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Rick Kell, Butch Harmon, Spike Smith and retired Gen. William F. "Buck" Kernan.

  • APG coordinates CSSC visit to wounded warriors

    Nov 30, 2011

    "It changed my life forever," Denise Carnaggio said, referring to the inaugural Chesapeake Science and Security Corridor visit to Wounded Warriors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center last year. Carnaggio, deputy director of the Harford County Office of Economic Development, was one of 24 CSSC professionals to make the trip Nov. 28.

  • 'Sky Soldiers' take flight in Schweinfurt

    Dec 1, 2011

    Troopers from the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, took part in the first airborne operation conducted at Schweinfurt, Germany, since 1988, Nov. 21, 2011.

  • TRADOC commander sends holiday wishes, urges safety

    Nov 30, 2011

    The winter holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to visit Family and friends, take much needed time off from our daily routines, and reflect on accomplishments of the past year. I extend my heartfelt appreciation and special holiday greeting to all TRADOC Soldiers, civilians, and Family members, especially those with deployed loved ones.

  • Rifleman Radio completes key operational test at NIE

    Nov 30, 2011

  • Watervliet Arsenal supports Veterans on their day

    Nov 30, 2011

    On a cool, breezy November morning, the Arsenal, with its friends from inside and outside of the fence line, showed up with 18 vehicles and about 100 folks to honor our nation's Veterans in front of thousands of local citizens.

  • Army recognizes benefactors who support Soldiers

    Dec 1, 2011

    The Army's chief of staff took time Nov. 29, 2011, to thank some civilians who have spent their own time looking out for Soldiers and their families.

  • DeLuca assumes command of USAES

    Nov 30, 2011

    An assumption-of-command ceremony for the U.S. Army Engineer School took place Nov. 22, in the Engineer Regimental Room at the post museum. Brig. Gen. Peter "Duke" DeLuca took command from Col. Fabian Mendoza, USAES assistant commandant. He will also serve as the deputy commanding general concepts, doctrine and organizations.

  • Special Forces demonstrate skill range for anniversary

    Nov 30, 2011

    U. S. Army Special Forces Command's Green Berets displayed the weaponry, communications, intelligence, medicine and unconventional training they use in overseas military missions training. The modular demonstrations were a part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's official approval of the Special Force's wearing of the green beret. The anniversary commemoration also included a wreath laying at the JFK grave at Arlington National Cemetery and a luncheon at the Fort Myer Officers Club.

  • Celebrity couple hits home run with community

    Dec 2, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Wuerttemberg community members received an early Thanksgiving treat when major league baseball player Nick Swisher and his actress wife JoAnna GarcĂ­a Swisher visited Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany Nov. 22.

  • Marine Corps Exchange displays polished look at grand opening

    Nov 30, 2011

    Large crowds filled the multi-tiered parking garage, parking lots and curb side spots surrounding the Marine Corps Exchange during its Nov. 17-20 grand opening weekend. Shoppers were lured by samples, freebies, sales and vendor demonstrations that showcased top-of-the--line products in a top-notch shopping complex.

  • 18th MP Bde. represents U.S. Army Europe at the Croix Rouge Farm Memorial

    Nov 30, 2011

    In 1918 on the 11th hour, the 11th day, of the 11th month, Germany signed a peace agreement which ended all hostilities of World War I. It was once called Armistice Day. Now more commonly known as Veterans Day, we honor and remember our fallen comrades of present and past wars. The 529th Military Police Company, 95th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, had the honor of providing a color guard for the Croix Rouge Farm Memorial ceremony Nov. 12, near the memorial site.

  • 'All inclusive' Super Park opens to Camp Humphreys community

    Nov 30, 2011

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- A children's play area, which has been dubbed "Super Park," and features equipment that allows children of all abilities to use the play place, was officially opened here Nov. 30.

  • Students challenge, question Watervliet Arsenal techniques, procedures

    Dec 5, 2011

    Students from Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Education Services visited Watervliet Arsenal this month to learn how the Army uses science and technology to help war fighters survive and win on the modern battlefield.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Chrea Tipton

    Nov 30, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Chrea Tipton

  • LEAP award winners lauded at Pentagon ceremony

    Nov 30, 2011

    Practitioners of Lean Six Sigma were recognized Nov. 29, 2011, for streamlining Army business processes that help save the Army money.

  • 'Master black belt' cited for leaning medical retention boards

    Nov 30, 2011

    Shane Wentz, a "master black belt" in Lean Six Sigma, was honored at the Pentagon during a ceremony to recognize winners in the 2011 Army Lean/Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program, Nov. 29, 2011.

  • First African-American chief of Signal dies

    Nov 30, 2011

    Retired Lt. Gen. Robert E. Gray, the first African-American commander of Fort Gordon, Ga., and chief of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, died Nov. 23 in an automobile accident near Millen, Ga.

  • Survey to assess interest, use and satisfaction with MWR programs

    Mar 2, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Army will survey members of its communities worldwide beginning in March as part of an effort to improve morale, welfare and recreation programs (UPDATED)

  • Youth Center addresses bullying, showcases talent

    Nov 29, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Anti-bully campaigns are increasingly gaining nationwide attention from the media, parents and government officials.

  • EPA partners with Army on 'Net Zero' effort

    Nov 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army and the Environmental Protection Agency are collaborating on the Army's "Net Zero" initiative to conserve energy and water while recycling waste at military installations.

  • Army looks to industry for technology partnerships

    Nov 29, 2011

    ORLANDO, FLA, 29 Nov. 2011 -- Training and simulation technologies are well-positioned to not only help unburden Soldiers on the battlefield and in garrison, but to help the Army deal with the budget woes it faces, said Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, Commander of the Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • APG's deceased eagles gifted to Native American tribes

    Nov 29, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Ever wonder what happens to bald eagles when they die? Do laws prohibiting possession of bald eagles or bald eagle parts under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act still apply after death?

  • Army finalizes STEM vehicle for recruiting trail

    Nov 29, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- After five months of engineering and production work, the U.S. Army has completed its first vehicle designed for recruiting civilian scientists. The Army will unveil the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Asset Vehicle during All-American Bowl Week Jan. 6 in San Antonio. The Army demonstrates its latest technological advancements in the Army Technology Zone before the annual game. Before the vehicle's official launch in January, students from seven Maryland schools will have an opportunity for a hands-on look. The STEM Asset vehicle is a modified tractor-trailer equipped with high-definition TVs and touchscreen computers. Students will explore a futuristic scenario by designing new Army technology to protect lives from civil unrest.

  • The "Business" Side of Saving Lives

    Nov 29, 2011

    The USAMRMC's TATRC division has developed a handheld telemedicine device with real-time audio and video capability that can capture point-of-injury data while treating wounded soldiers in the field.

  • HHC, I Corps promotes holiday generosity

    Nov 30, 2011

    Rain did not damper the holiday spirit of servicemembers, families and comrades of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, I Corps, as they marched to Santa's Castle on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to donate more than 200 toys to families in need, Nov. 23.

  • Army and the Environmental Protection Agency enhance working relationship

    Nov 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army and the Environment Protection Agency are enhancing working relationships starting with a joint collaboration on the Army's Net Zero initiative and related activities on U.S. Army Installations.

  • 593rd Sust. Bde. stirred up a pot of excellence for Philip A. Connelly award

    Nov 30, 2011

    A team of culinary artists in the 542nd Maintenance Company, 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 593rd Sustainment Brigade served up their finest cuisine during a competition for a Philip A. Connelly award on Lewis North, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Nov. 17.

  • Immortalizing Logisticians

    Nov 29, 2011

    Painting immortalizing logisticians housed at CASCOM headquarters.

  • Under SecArmy meets with SACEUR after seeing troops

    Nov 29, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army meets with Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Admiral James Stavridis in Mons, Belgium, after seeing troops in Afghanistan.

  • 82nd paratroopers demonstrate in-flight parachute rigging

    Nov 30, 2011

    Paratroopers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, rehearsed an in-flight parachute rigging scenario to prepare for intercontinental combat missions, Nov 22-23, 2011.

  • KFOR 15 prepares for Kosovo deployment at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Nov 29, 2011

    Army National Guard Soldiers from Wisconsin, Georgia, and eight other states comprising the U.S. component of KFOR 15 recently completed a Mission Readiness Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The 21-day exercise incorporated training for Liaison Monitoring Teams, civil disturbance response, and joint patrols- critical elements of KFOR's mission to support a safe and secure environment in Kosovo. Observer/Controller-Trainers from JMRC travelled to Kosovo twice prior to the rotation in order to ensure the training environment closely replicated current conditions on the ground. JMRC provides one of the few environments where Soldiers can work closely with multinational partner units- often the same units with whom they will deploy.

  • Army Watercraft workhorse, the LSV4, back at sea after a dip in the fountain of youth

    Dec 21, 2011

    The Logistics Support Vessel Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker (LSV4) returned to the Army watercraft fleet in November after the successful completion of its six-month On Condition Cyclic Maintenance and three-month Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), which returned 10 years of useful life to the vessel.

  • Sustainers retire during ceremony

    Nov 29, 2011

    Six Sustainers retire during a ceremony Nov. 22 at Fort Knox, Ky.

  • 'Redlegacy' tells inspirational field artillery stories

    Nov 29, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- In concert with the attributes and essential characteristics tentatively outlined by the "Army Profession Campaign," the U.S. Army Field Artillery School has created an interactive "Redlegacy" database located on http://sill.www.army.mil/USAFAS.

  • Joint Chief Sings with Army Chorus

    Nov 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army Chorus, led by Maj. Dwayne Milburn, had an opportunity to rehearse with a special guest soloist: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey.

  • JROTC Raiders challenged in triathlon

    Nov 30, 2011

    Members of the Hohenfels Middle/High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Raider team participated in a grueling triathlon this month as part of a yearlong competition.

  • Hohenfels runners countdown start of Philly Marathon

    Dec 1, 2011

    For the third year in a row, members of the Hohenfels Military Community in Germany provided the countdown via video to the start of the Philadelphia Marathon held there Nov. 20, 2011.

  • Eighth Army supports flood relief operations in Thailand

    Nov 29, 2011

    With less than four days of notice, an Eighth Army medical assessment team deployed to Thailand to conduct a health assessment in the flood-stricken country.

  • Afghan border police compounds near completion

    Nov 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is finalizing construction of the $7.3 million Ala Jirga border police headquarters compound, and the $6.2 million compound in Sallamat, and inspected the sites Nov. 24, 2011, as part of a multipurpose mission.

  • Armament technicians work long nights to keep Apache helicopters in the fight

    Nov 29, 2011

  • Warrior care year-round commitment to Fort Hood's WTB

    Nov 29, 2011

    For the Soldiers, cadre and civilians of the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade, warrior care is a year-round challenge, defined by its creed: Soldier's First; Soldiers Always.

  • Caring for public lands

    Nov 29, 2011

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fish and Wildlife hosted its sixth annual observance of National Public Lands Day to foster a sense of stewardship and an appreciation of natural resources, especially as outdoor recreation space becomes increasingly rare.

  • Kenyan soldiers train, prepare for civil affairs mission

    Dec 1, 2011

    Nineteen Kenyan Army engineers from multiple units finished a five-day civil affairs field training exercise at the Amani Peace Operations Training Village in Embakasi, Kenya, recently.

  • Ingram promoted, sworn in as Army National Guard director

    Nov 29, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William E. Ingram Jr. was simultaneously promoted to lieutenant general and assumed the duties of the director of the Army National Guard during a Pentagon ceremony.

  • Army Reserve senior enlisted Soldier spends Thanksgiving with Reserve military police

    Nov 28, 2011

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Schultz, U.S. Army Reserve Command, traveled from Washington, DC, to New Mexico last week to spend Thanksgiving with Soldiers from four soon-to-be Army Reserve units. Soldiers from the 305th Military Police Co., Wheeling, W. Va., the 314th Military Police Co., Irvine, Calif., the 668th Engineer Co., Orangeburg, N.Y., and the 822nd Movement Control Team, Boston, Mass., found themselves at McGregor Range, N.M., for their pre-deployment training before deploying to Guantanamo Bay and various locations in Afghanistan.

  • Phoenix NASCAR

    Dec 6, 2011

    The dark morning rain clouds did not pose a threat to the massive crowd of NASCAR fans and the 32 Army influencers who came out for the Sprint Cup Series at the Phoenix International Raceway Nov. 13.

  • Citizen Soldiers Thanked for Making Difference

    Nov 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Reserve Lt. Col. Thomas Howko drove 6 1/2 hours just so he could participate in a Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Award Ceremony held Saturday in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Conference IDs transnational criminal organizations as concern

    Nov 29, 2011

    Trans-national criminal organizations are on the rise in the Western Hemisphere, and their power, range, influence and weaponry have become more than law enforcement can handle in many parts of the region.

  • American Legion gives Soldiers star treatment

    Nov 28, 2011

    Approximately 170 Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the Mobilization and Deployment Directorate here at Fort Bliss were given a star studded Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 24.

  • Wounded veteran receives key to new home, life

    Nov 30, 2011

    Homes for Our Troops gave retired Cpl. Jeffery Williams the keys to his brand new home, built just for him, in a key ceremony Saturday.

  • Rifleman Radio completes key operational test at NIE

    Nov 29, 2011

    An advanced lightweight radio that will connect troops on the front lines to the Army's tactical communications network has completed its operational test.

  • 'A Tragedy That Never Goes Away'

    Nov 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the Army's most influential leaders during Operation Iraqi Freedom has a lot of gratitude for the lessons he learned while attending the University of Southern Mississippi.

  • Volunteers Adorn Veterans' Graves With Wreaths

    Nov 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- They do it to honor those who have ever had to spend a holiday away from a loved one, and to remember those that never made it home.

  • Marathoner runs to support wounded warriors

    Nov 30, 2011

    Victoria Leavell's association with Homes for Our Troops took her on the run of a lifetime.

  • Providing the tools to help military spouses find employment

    May 14, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Families across America have felt the strain of slow economic progress, and military families are no different. According to figures put out by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy Robert L. Gordon III in September 2011, there were approximately 250,000 spouses either unemployed or underemployed.

  • Kiowa Pilot Caps Career with Flying Cross

    Nov 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Children have a way of keeping you planted firmly on the ground. And for Chief Warrant Officer 4 Patrick Benson, that can be a major feat these days.

  • Sending Their Love Through Pictures

    Nov 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Jacqueline Broadenax, 3, knows how to take pictures. The budding photographer likes to run around with a little pink digital camera to snap pictures of her mom, grandmother and baby sister.

  • ARSST V celebrates Thanksgiving with battalion leadership

    Nov 28, 2011

    1st Space Battalion leadership visits Army Space Support Team V for Thanksgiving

  • Heaviest air load ever dropped in Afghanistan

    Nov 28, 2011

    With the inhospitable, mountainous terrain surrounding Forward Operating Base Curry making vehicle maneuver nearly impossible, units have relied heavily on air assets to receive supplies.

  • New satellite terminal training, fielding facility 'smart' move for Army

    Nov 30, 2011

    As the Army looks for innovative solutions to slim its financial waistline, a new facility for the advanced version of its protected satellite terminal has consolidated centralized production, training and fielding in one location in an effort to save millions of dollars.

  • Turntable at Hill Air Force Base to test a different type of wave

    Nov 29, 2011

    Construction continues at the Radar Cross Section Test Facility project site at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 16, 2011. A small tower within the facility will house a vertically movable antenna system, which will blast aircraft with radar to test its stealth capabilities. The VMAS can be adjusted for various aircraft including the F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is overseeing construction of the $25.8 million project, scheduled for completion in February 2013.

  • Two Guard units exit Iraq early for Thanksgiving

    Nov 28, 2011

    Two units of the Arkansas National Guard returned home just in time for Thanksgiving dinner with their families.

  • Soldiers leave for war but leave their words, and best wishes, behind.

    Nov 30, 2011

    New York Army National Guard Soldiers heading for post-mobilization training and then Afghanistan left messages for loves ones on teddy bears purchased with donated funds before mobilizing on Nov.27

  • Finance Detachment returns Thanksgiving night

    Nov 28, 2011

    Team Bliss had a lot to be thankful for as Soldiers from Alpha Detachment, 4th Finance Company returned from their deployment to Iraq Thanksgiving night here at Fort Bliss.

  • Depot completes its 48th Black Hawk

    Dec 1, 2011

    Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, achieved an unprecedented milestone, completing a record 48th UH-60 Black Hawk recapitalization. The recap program is the Army's effort to reduce costs of replacing aging helicopters with new ones.

  • Team Bliss shows creativity with donations

    Nov 28, 2011

    Soldiers and family members throughout Team Bliss were creative in their donations to those less fortunate this holiday season by making displays out of their food donations at Soto Physical Fitness Facility, Nov. 21.

  • Natick team designs coloring, activity book to help wounded warriors

    Nov 29, 2011

    When he first saw the flyers requesting coloring books for wounded warriors, Steve Russell knew he and his co-workers could help in some way.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot fulfills urgent Army need

    Nov 29, 2011

    Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas turned around ten UH-60 Black Hawk gearboxes in a record ten days to fulfill urgent Army need.

  • Largest air load ever dropped during OEF lands in Eastern Afghanistan

    Nov 28, 2011

    Soldiers from B Company, 9th Engineer Battalion usually recover water, food, fuel and other classes of supplies from the drop zone, but Nov. 23, 2011, was unlike all others and was the first of its kind in the history of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger at Mount Morris Dam

    Nov 28, 2011

    Walk in the shoes of a Park Ranger to see if you have what it takes.

  • Air Force veteran shares photo expertise

    Nov 28, 2011

    Picatinny Arsenal community members have the opportunity to learn photography with free classes offered here on Thursday nights. The classes support Picatinny's goals for the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program.

  • Servicemembers affirm their faith in Afghanistan

    Nov 28, 2011

    CAMP MARMAL, Afghanistan -- In an affirmation of faith, five servicemembers stationed here were baptized Nov. 27 at the Camp Marmal Chapel. Snow-capped mountains provided the backdrop for a frigid late November morning, as inside the chapel, warmth was garnered by a congregation of worshippers who witnessed the five servicemembers publically proclaim their belief in a higher power.

  • Equipping small units for success

    Nov 28, 2011

    Colonel (P) Walter Piatt will do anything in his power to help infantry squads win on the battlefield. And when he visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center on Nov. 21, he found plenty of like-minded people.

  • MilConnect is new online portal for DOD beneficiaries

    Nov 28, 2011

    A range of information about Defense Department benefits information and eligibility is now available online, the director of the Defense Manpower Data Center said yesterday.

  • 18th MP Bde. holds rededication ceremony to memorialize fallen comrades

    Nov 28, 2011

    As the autumn leaves fell and the cool winds blew, Soldiers, Civilians, Families and friends of the 18th Military Police Brigade came together at a rededication ceremony on Sembach Kaserne, here Nov.17, to honor Soldiers who gave their lives for freedom.

  • Air Cav troopers conduct medical seminars with Afghan females

    Nov 28, 2011

    In northern Afghanistan, three female Soldiers assigned to the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted medical seminars with Afghan females near the town of Tapagurghan Nov. 16-20, 2011.

  • Thanksgiving shared by mother and son in Afghanistan

    Nov 28, 2011

    Deployed Soldiers and civilians rarely expect to see family members on their deployment, so when mother and son had the opportunity in Afghanistan, they quickly grabbed it.

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