Archive: Nov 2011

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  • Angels, monsters share fun, fitness for spooky holiday

    Nov 8, 2011

    Skeletons, princesses and monsters raced through Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg during the U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Wuerttemberg Halloween Run and Walk Oct.29.

  • ANA Commandos and ANAF work together to strengthen capabilities

    Nov 4, 2011

    HERAT PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- For the first time, Afghan National Army Commandos partnered with the Afghan National Air Force to conduct joint operations training outside a coalition forces camp in Herat province, Oct. 29. The purpose of the training between the ANAF and the Afghan National Army's 2nd Company, 9th Commando Kandak was to rehearse battle drills such as requesting air assets. The exercise also helped to improve the working relationship between the two elite branches of the Afghan National Security Forces.

  • Alert: Mountain lions in the area

    Nov 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Since July, there have been at least six mountain lion incidents in Monterey County. Two of those sightings were within the last month. They were about a mile from the Presidio of Monterey, near Veterans Memorial Park, which butts against the installation.

  • Transitioning to a civilian career

    Nov 4, 2011

    Moving into any career is difficult, no matter where you start or where you're going. You must consider many things: Personal interests that translate into job skills, how to build a resume and, most importantly, the interview process. But when a Soldier moves into a civilian career field, it can be infinitely more difficult.

  • Brig. Gen. Haigler visits Signaleers in Guam and Okinawa

    Nov 3, 2011

    Newly appointed Brig. Gen. Janice Haigler, deputy commanding general, 311th Signal Command (Theater), visited the 58th Signal Battalion in Okinawa and 333rd Signal Company in Guam, both elements of the 311th SC, from October 23 through 26.

  • Frequency management keeps airwaves clear for Network Integration Evaluation

    Nov 3, 2011

    White Sands Missile Range, in support of Network Integration Evaluation 12.1, is keeping the airwaves clear with frequency management throughout the long test taking place here until mid November.

  • Power of partnership: Iraqis take control of Anbar installations in historic transition

    Nov 4, 2011

    Once known as a breeding ground for insurgents, terrorized by frequent bombings and assassinations, Anbar province is now considered a shining example of the power of partnership.

  • CFC donations help donors stay engaged

    Nov 3, 2011

  • JBLM treats EFMP children to pumpkin festival fun

    Nov 3, 2011

  • Oregon Guard and U.S. National Chamber scheduled to team with local partners for vets, job fairs

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Oregon National Guard reintegration team and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are scheduled to join area partners in Oregon's first Hiring Our Heroes Career and Benefit Fairs at Clackamas Community College and Blue Mountain Community College, Nov. 19.

  • MEB, PEB processes aided by Counsel

    Nov 3, 2011

  • Jumping 'into the thick of it:' Engineers conduct rough terrain airborne operations

    Nov 4, 2011

    For the first time in two years, Combat Engineers with the 57th Sappers Company purposely jumped into trees and rough terrain at Luzon Drop Zone, Camp Mackall, N.C., Oct. 26-27, 2011.

  • Darnall's Retiree Health Fair never grows old for area retirees

    Nov 3, 2011

    More than 800 retirees from the greater Fort Hood area attended Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's annual Military Retiree Health Fair at Thomas Moore Health Clinic, Oct. 29.

  • Pow wow to honor veterans

    Nov 3, 2011

    The 12th annual Honoring the Veterans Pow Wow will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle.

  • Army Guard sees unexpectedly high retention rate

    Nov 4, 2011

    The Defense Department announced recruiting and retention numbers for the 2011 fiscal year recently, stating that the Army National Guard intentionally achieved only 95 percent of its recruiting goal in order to stay within its authorized end strength.

  • November 1, 2011 -- CSA Remarks at the World War II Bronze Star Ceremony

    Jan 22, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army provides remarks at the World War II Bronze Star Ceremony Nov. 1, 2011.

  • U.S. Army South, Chile wrap up army-to-army staff talks

    Nov 7, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, U.S. Army South commander, and Maj. Gen. Alejandro Arancibia Ramirez, director of international relations and head of the Chilean delegation, signed a formal agreement that marked the end of the annual army-to-army bilateral staff talks between their countries' armies during a ceremony Nov. 2, 2011.

  • Army Boosts Focus On Pacific In Latest Look At 2020 Challenges

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Asia-Pacific region looms large in the Army's latest look at the national security challenges of 2020 and beyond, according to the three-star general overseeing the effort.

  • October 28, 2011 -- CSA addresses the National Defense Industrial Association Luncheon

    Nov 3, 2011

    General Raymond Odierno addresses the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Luncheon Oct. 28, 2011.

  • 404th Soldiers take aim

    Nov 8, 2011

    404th Army Field Support Brigade Soldiers hone skills on small arms range.

  • Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Japanese-American WWII Veterans

    Nov 4, 2011

    Congress honors the commitment and sacrifice of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442d Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service during WWII.

  • The Army Future Study To Aid Transition To Future Force

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Army Chief of Staff's Unified Quest 2012 Future Study Plan is under way and aims to help senior leaders determine the challenges and opportunities and provide insights and recommendations to help prepare the current force as it moves into the future, a top general said.

  • Bold Ideas Campaign

    Nov 4, 2011

  • 81st RSC holds Red Ribbon Week 5k walk

    Nov 29, 2011

    Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest anti-drug program in the country and is celebrated in honor of murdered DEA undercover operative Enrique "Kiki" Camarena who was killed in 1985 in Mexico.

  • Survivor looks forward to future, finds answers; 'Our life is not over when we die'

    Nov 4, 2011

  • Fall Festival a big hit with children

    Nov 3, 2011

    Children of all ages filled the Solomon Center Friday night for Fort Jackson's annual Fall Festival.

  • TSGLI expands eligibility to help more injured

    Nov 4, 2011

    The Traumatic Injury Protection under Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance is now open to service members of all components -- whether injured in war or back at home.

  • Bold Ideas Campaign

    Nov 4, 2011

    AMC Bold Ideas Campaign

  • Doughboy Bowl pregame festivities draw crowd

    Nov 3, 2011

    Hundreds turned out Thursday for tailgating fun and the Doughboy Bowl in which the Fort Benning Doughboys played the Columbus State University club team. Before the game, there were barbecues, games and live music by the Maneuver Center of Excellence Rock Band.

  • Project Spotlight: Dam Safety Inspections

    Nov 3, 2011

  • Company builds confidence, trust in cycle's first week

    Nov 3, 2011

    Infantry Soldiers in Day 7 of one station unit training took on Sand Hill's Eagle Tower for the first time Friday. "It's all about overcoming fear," said Sgt. 1st Class Philip Richards, the company's first sergeant. "Ninety percent of people are afraid of heights. The biggest thing for us is to show they can overcome their emotions and fears. "This gives them a sense of accomplishment. It builds trust between the drill sergeant and private as well. Nothing makes you feel more warm and fuzzy than when your feet hit the ground."

  • Values guide Soldiers on, off duty

    Nov 3, 2011

    Watching some of this year's World Series baseball action, I was reminded of the fact that solid fundamentals are essential to mastering skills, regardless of whether we are talking sports abilities or the profession of arms.

  • Hammer Focus kicks off

    Nov 3, 2011

    Soldiers of 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, headed to the field Oct. 25 for Hammer Focus.

  • Meet Hunter's new deputy garrison commander

    Nov 3, 2011

    Ernie Tafoya, Hunter's new deputy garrison commander, says the term "pay it forward" may be a cliché, but it describes his motivation to help others as he was helped growing up in a children's home in a small town of Portales, New Mexico. After multiple foster homes, he arrived there at age nine and received tough love and valuable life skills from nuns, counselors and loving house parents. Those caregivers instilled in him a strong work ethic and old-fashioned morals through activities such as an early morning routine of milking cows, plowing fields, attending church three times a week and routine discipline whenever he needed it.

  • Team begins AEWE data collection

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Army Test and Evaluation Command is crunching data generated by the Spiral G assessment during this year's Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment. Military analysts and exercise force leadership hope to gain more insight into how 4G smartphone technology can benefit the Soldier and small unit, said Lt. Col. Stephen Kneeland, the AEWE Spiral G analysis team leader. The 2011 session revolves around empowering the squad and platoon by identifying and assessing voice and data alternatives, with focus on cellular networks and digital applications

  • CFC continues; it's not too late to donate

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield community is answering the call with philanthropic giving and working to meet the Combined Federal Campaign goal of $475,000 as the campaign comes to a close. To date, donors have given more than $375,000 since the campaign began Sept. 1. The monies donated will help improve the lives of those in need locally and around the world.

  • Spooky 5K Run

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- W0 1 Jenn Johnson and W01 Dan Johnson head for the finish line with their children during the annual Fort Rucker Spooky 5k hosted by the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Oct. 28.

  • 90th HRC sends team to Kuwait

    Nov 3, 2011

    A small team of Soldiers assigned to the 90th Human Resources Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, deployed to Kuwait, Oct. 29, to act as a Casualty Liaison Team.

  • Combat Feeding researcher honored

    Nov 8, 2011

    Dr. Pat Dunne of the Combat Feeding Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has earned the 2011 Institute for Food Safety and Health Award.

  • AMC Employee Receives Master Black Belt Certification

    Nov 3, 2011

    Lean Six Sigma (LSS), a proven method that the federal government uses to accelerate decision-making processes, has a new Master Black Belt (MBB) to help teach the continual improvement methods to fellow employees.

  • Hunt gets rave reviews from wounded warriors

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation wrapped up its Wounded Warrior Hunt Oct. 29 at Lake Tholocco to rave reviews from the eight heroes Fort Rucker hosted during the event.

  • Post thanks, informs local clergy during event

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- More than 50 local clergy members and community leaders attended Fort Rucker's Clergy Appreciation Day event at Wings Chapel Oct. 27, where they were honored by the commanding general and garrison commander, educated on the Army's spiritual needs and gathered in fellowship together.

  • 260th Quartermaster Bn earns Safety Streamer

    Nov 3, 2011

    Imagine, for a moment, an organization of all different kinds of people doing their part to ensure the health and well being of their fellow man or woman. Now, make it happen for a year and counting. Does this sound like fiction to you?

  • Post event honors Native Americans

    Oct 23, 2012

    Native Americans have been defending this land since before it was called America.

  • More than 75 vendors offer wares during Hollyday Mart

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club will host more than 75 vendors and several entertainment events at their annual Hollyday Mart Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Enterprise Civic Center.

  • Arsenal hosts Iowa official

    Nov 3, 2011

    Debi Durham, Iowa economic development official, visits ASC.

  • Hundreds honor post's retirees

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- More than 200 people, including many veterans attending the post's Retiree Appreciation Day, turned out to honor Fort Rucker's latest retirees during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Oct. 28.

  • Retirees get straight scoop

    Nov 3, 2011

    Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., hosts Military Retiree Appreciation Day.

  • SLIDESHOW: World War II Nisei veterans receive medals, recognition

    Nov 4, 2011

    Nisei World War II veterans from the 442nd Regimental Combat Team were recognized during the World War II Nisei Veterans Program National Veterans Network tribute to the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 2011.

  • 1-58th AOB dinner helps spouses deal with deployment

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Families of deployed Soldiers were able to enjoy a meal and company at 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion's monthly dinner at the Fort Rucker dining facility.

  • Domestic abuse activist shares story of survival

    Nov 4, 2011

    When people hear about domestic abuse cases, many question why the victim stays with his or her abuser so long before seeking help.

  • Post thanks retirees with appreciation day, health fair

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hundreds of retirees from across the southeast visited The Landing for the 37th annual Fort Rucker Retiree Appreciation Day health fair on Oct. 28, where they were able to find out about living healthy lifestyles with the help of many benefits afforded to retirees.

  • Army Aviation community synchs efforts

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Members of the Army Aviation community from around the world gathered at Fort Rucker Oct. 24-28 to tackle issues together and chart the future of the Aviation Branch.

  • PEO Missiles and Space Announces Successful PAC 3 Intercept Flight Test

    Nov 3, 2011

  • Price Check

    Nov 3, 2011

    Fort Jackson continues to adjust its child care fees in an effort to meet a DoD mandate that requires installations to adhere to the DoD fee scale by the beginning of school year 2013-2014.

  • Service chiefs testify to HASC, Nov. 2, 2011

    Nov 3, 2011

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, testifies before the House Armed Services Committee along with Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos at Capitol Hill, Nov. 2, 2011, in Washington, D.C.

  • Honoring History Of Rocketry Accomplishments

    Nov 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Retired Brig. Gen. Larry Capps is walking in the shadow of one of his heroes.

  • Wireless Vital Sign Monitor Approval Enters Final Phase

    Nov 9, 2011

    Combat medics could soon have a new vital signs monitor device added to their first aid kits to help them accurately evaluate and track the condition of wounded warriors from the point of injury on the battlefield and throughout the medical evacuation process to an emergency room. The FDA-approved Wireless Vital Signs Monitor (WVSM), designed by a partnership of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, the U.S. Office of Naval Research, and Athena GTX, began the final phase of approval in September with clinical trials at the Memorial Herman-Texas Medical Center emergency department and on the Life Flight air critical care medical transport service, both located in Houston, Texas.

  • Briefing on Competitive Development Group Offered for DC Area Career Acquisition Employees

    Nov 3, 2011

    Army acquisition employees in the national capital region are invited to learn about the Competitive Development Group/Army Acquisition Fellow (CDG/AAF) Program at a brown bag lunch on Nov. 8 at building 213 from 1130-1300.

  • Division commander prepares to leave Fort Drum after 'emotional' week of goodbyes

    Nov 3, 2011

    As the sun sets on the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum commander's current assignment, three stars rise on his next one. Maj. Gen. James L. Terry, who will be appointed to the rank of lieutenant general when he assumes command of V Corps, spoke with local media one last time Oct. 31 before relinquishing his command and beginning his new assignment in Heidelberg, Germany.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Citizens' Academy Pilot Program video

    Nov 4, 2011

    Fort A.P. Hill Citizens' Academy Pilot Program in October 2011.

  • Special Olympics Has Golden Day At Track

    Nov 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Milton Frank Stadium went through a transformation Oct. 25, filling up with hundreds of cheering fans and competing athletes.

  • Chief of Ordnance ready for challenges

    Nov 7, 2011

    LEE, Va. (Nov. 3, 2011) -- Brig. Gen. Clark W. LeMasters Jr. seemed to be a study in focus and formality just moments before his promotion ceremony Oct. 18. As attendees to the Ball Auditorium event slowly filed in to take their seats, LeMasters, clad in dress uniform, held his body erect, kept his movements to a minimum and not as much cracked a smile. His bearing held to tradition, he seemed to be all business.

  • Bronze Star Medal and Congressional Gold Medal presented to Japanese-American Veterans

    Nov 3, 2011

    More than 1,500 veterans and family members gathered in Washington, DC Nov. 1-3 to honor Japanese-American veterans who served during World War II.

  • Advanced individual training brings father, daughter closer

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 3, 2011) -- Many children follow a parent's footsteps by joining the military, however, all of them share the same branch.

  • Cadets, faculty dazzle school kids with science

    Nov 3, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Nov. 3, 2011) -- During the annual West Point Elementary School Book Fair, cadets and faculty from the Chemistry and Life Sciences Department, members of the Chemistry Honor Society, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, and the American Chemical Society entertained children with demonstrations of science Oct. 26.

  • Fort Lee Soldiers aid collasped, middle-aged man

    Nov 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 3, 2011) -- Two Fort Lee Soldiers who had volunteered to support the search for a lost autistic boy last week instead found themselves as first-responders to another searcher in distress.

  • Team Long Gray Line goes the distance to support TAPS

    Nov 4, 2011

    In his second year as Team Long Gray Line coordinator, Class of 2012 Cadet Taylor Mosera ran just under a three-hour, 30-minute finish at the 2011 Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 30, 2011. But time had little to do with the race for this team of cadets and officers. They were running to remember.

  • Protective Service Detail Soldiers during a day-long mission throughout Regional Command (South)

    Nov 3, 2011

    These 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers routinely escort the leadership of RC(S) to various locations within the region for meetings with Afghan leaders, securing the routes they travel on and the locations of the meetings. During these missions, the team has frequent interactions with Afghan military, police and civilians, particularly children.

  • Service chiefs: Sequestration damage could be irreversible

    Nov 3, 2011

    Damage to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps could be irreversible if the Budget Control Act's "sequestration" provision takes another $600 billion from the defense budget, the military service chiefs said.

  • Defense officials distribute BRAC traffic money

    Nov 3, 2011

    The Defense Department is distributing $299.6 million to improve access to military medical facilities at four bases, officials announced today.

  • Itaewon Global Village Festival spotlights Garrison relationship

    Nov 7, 2011

    Itaewon kicked off the annual Itaewon Global Village and Culture Festival Oct. 29. Several Itaewon officials, including Yongsan-gu District Mayor Sung Jang-hyun welcomed everyone and encouraged Community members to participate during the opening ceremony.

  • Mechanics in Task Force Catamount work with Afghan mechanics

    Nov 4, 2011

    Vehicle mechanics with Combined Task Force Spartan's 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, are contributing to the further development and stability of the Afghan security forces in Kandahar province, by teaching the Afghan army mechanics how to perform their own maintenance and fix their own vehicles.

  • Warrior Care News

    Nov 3, 2011

    This is an Army-wide effort to educate Soldiers and their families about Warrior Care programs and resources available to them.

  • Ugandan People's Defense Force commander visits U.S. Army Africa

    Dec 2, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, land forces commander of the Uganda People's Defense Force took part in a U.S. Army Africa command visit recently.

  • National Training Center to be a true test for Lancer NCOs

    Nov 14, 2011

    With the Soldiers of 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in place with their equipment, preparation for weeks of in-depth training at Fort Irwin, Calif. began immediately.

  • Japanese-American vets earn nation's highest civilian honor

    Nov 4, 2011

    Hundreds of former Soldiers, wearing blue and red veterans caps bearing the names of their World War II units, walked, shuffled or were wheeled in to the Capitol Visitors Center here, Nov. 2, to witness the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded for their bravery and contribution to country more than 66 years ago.

  • McHugh says balance needed as war draws down

    Nov 4, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh believes that with the drawdown of forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, talented Soldiers will need to be retained while Army infrastructure draws down, and the American people and war fighters need to maintain a connection.

  • WCAP Soldiers take medals at Pan American Games

    Nov 4, 2011

    Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program represented the Army and nation well at the XVI Pan American Games Oct. 14-30, 2011, in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • DAC Designs Equipment to Demil Obsolete Motor Rockets

    Nov 2, 2011

    Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) provides engineering demil support that will assist in the removal of over 350,000 rockets from service and represents a significant workload for Depot's in the coming years.

  • Army rolls out first Apache Block III aircraft

    Nov 3, 2011

    The first Apache Block III helicopter was delivered to the Army today during a ceremony at the Boeing plant in Mesa, Ariz., in which the aircraft was rolled out on stage under bright lights.

  • Fort Sill trains with Singaporean Army

    Nov 2, 2011

    Soldiers from Fort Sill's 214th Fires Brigade

  • AMC soliciting "Bold Ideas"

    Nov 2, 2011

    Your ideas can help make the U.S. Army Materiel Command more cost efficient and effective. From Oct 31. to Dec 30., the "Bold Ideas Campaign" is open to help AMC and subordinate command employees submit suggestions to help AMC be more cost effective, change processes, and become more energy efficient.

  • Nov. 2, 2011 - CSA testimony to HASC regarding future of the Military Services

    Nov 3, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James F. Amos testified before the House Armed Services Committee here on the future of the military services.

  • USNORTHCOM Commander Visits JFHQ-NCR/MDW

    Nov 3, 2011

    The commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command (NORAD - USNORTHCOM), Gen. Charles H. Jacoby, Jr. received mission update briefings during his visit to the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW) at Fort Lesley J. McNair Nov. 01, 2011.

  • HQDA G-4 welcomes a new chief

    Nov 3, 2011

    Today, MG (P) Raymond V. Mason takes the helm as the new Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-4 (Logistics).

  • Army Medicine helps Wounded Warriors heal, recover

    Nov 3, 2011

    From advanced battlefield medicine techniques to Warrior Transition Units providing personal support to wounded Soldiers and their families, Army Medicine offers many programs to help Wounded Warriors recover from their injuries and return to some semblance of normalcy.

  • Travelers urged to be 'vigilant'

    Nov 3, 2011

    With the holidays on the horizon, Fort Benning officials have a message for Soldiers and families making big vacation plans: Enjoy the trip, but don't forget about the terror threat.

  • Cross comes home to 'hang up his spurs'

    Nov 2, 2011

  • Military Family Appreciation Month

    Nov 2, 2011

    Go to DOD's Military Family Appreciation Month feature to see how America supports military families.

  • Anonymous Online Mental Health Screening -- November 2011

    Nov 2, 2011

    The leaves are changing; the first breeze of chilly air comes through your window; and the days keep getting shorter. For many people, the change to winter weather can trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder or what is commonly known as SAD.

  • Army Human Resource leader's summit held at 81st RSC

    Nov 2, 2011

    An old saying goes, "If one is good, two (or more) is better." It certainly seemed that way at the 81st Regional Support Command as there were two important conferences being held here simultaneously. One was a medical readiness conference and the other a Human Resources leader summit held October 26-28. Approximately 200 senior leaders from across the active Army, Army Reserve and National Guard came together to focus on and discuss such issues as manning and non-deployability to doctrine of war and peacetime garrison operations.

  • Daughter In Boots Continues Family Tradition

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As a little girl, Pvt. Lakisha Scott said she didn't want to be like her mom or dad when she grew up.

  • Medical Programs conference held at 81st RSC

    Nov 2, 2011

    Medical readiness has always been an ongoing issue in the Army, especially during the last decade through two wars and numerous other missions worldwide. Some Soldiers are processed through what seems to be a virtual swamp of medical status terminology, acronyms and web-based information systems, resulting in some troops floating through that swamp for months and even years.

  • Soldier Son Completes His Own Army Journey

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Thomas Shelton was a career Soldier who retired in 1979 after 21 years of service. His son Tim followed in his footsteps.

  • Veteran's Day 2011

    Nov 2, 2011

    Military service is among the most noble of all American traditions

  • Total Army Family Gathers To Resolve Issues

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For 23 years, Team Redstone has made a mission out of ensuring the installation and the Army are the best they can possibly be. This year was no different as individuals from across the Arsenal gathered to raise the standard of excellence a little higher.

  • Change Expected As Army Adapts With Budget

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Army -- its Soldiers, civilians and contractors -- can learn a lot from baseball.

  • Parade Of Thanks For Veterans

    Nov 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's that time of year when Huntsville celebrates its "red, white and blue."

  • Ramadi fuelers keep birds in the air

    Nov 2, 2011

    Fuelers assigned to A Co., 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, keep birds in the air by refueling aircraft at the Camp Ramadi landing zone.

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