Archive: Nov 2011

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  • Author, comedian teaches children to take care of self

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. --- Like a bandage that protects an apparent wound, a person sometimes guards his or her emotional wounds with an invisible bandage -- often in the form of a forced smile, depression or even anger.

  • SMDC joins community to celebrate Veterans Day

    Nov 17, 2011

    SMDC participated in the Veterans Memorial Park Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting followed by the Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11 in Huntsville, Ala.

  • Weather station provides Afghans predictability

    Nov 18, 2011

    The 19th Expeditionary Weather Squadron, in support of 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), erected a Tactical Meteorological Observing Sensor on the north side of the Salang Pass in Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Nov 18, 2011

    The German armed forces proficiency badge was awarded to 22 out of the 37 Soldiers who competed to earn the prestigious award Nov. 7, 2011, at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Afghan security forces learn about counterinsurgency

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan -- The core principle of the counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan is defeating the insurgents and securing the population, a difficult concept to master for a developing army and police force.

  • Installation events help Soldiers, Families give thanks

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Many members of the Fort Rucker community will take a day to give thanks and spend time together Nov. 24 and many events around the installation will honor the Thanksgiving holiday throughout the week.

  • Doctrine expert talks to CGSC^staff, faculty

    Nov 17, 2011

    Walt Kretchik published a book, "U.S. Army Doctrine: From the American Revolution to the War on Terror," in September 2011 with some of his findings. He spoke to staff and faculty at the Command and General Staff College Nov. 10 as part of a professional development effort by the Faculty and Staff Development Division.

  • Battalion commander speaks at Daleville Pow-Wow

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Daleville hosted a Pow-Wow ceremony Nov. 11-12 to celebrate Native American Heritage Month and honor Native Americans for their service to the country.

  • Food drive displays sacrifice, selflessness

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- In light of the tough economic times, members of B Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment, sought to provide food for those who might otherwise go hungry with their first-ever food drive.

  • Fort Rucker selects Soldier, NCO of quarter

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker named its noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the first quarter at a ceremony held at the headquarters building Nov. 10.

  • Post honors veterans during ceremony

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hundreds of Fort Rucker Soldiers, civilian employees and Family members joined local veterans, mayors and other officials to thank, honor and remember the nation's veterans at a ceremony Nov. 10 in the post's Veterans Park.

  • DoD announces successful test of Army Advanced Hypersonic Weapon concept

    Nov 18, 2011

    First-of-its-kind glide vehicle underwent its first test flight Nov. 17 between Hawaii and the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll.

  • Army ORSAs celebrate 50th annual symposium

    Nov 17, 2011

    U.S. Army operations research and systems analysts (ORSAs) celebrated the golden anniversary of the annual symposium that unites them at Fort Lee, Va., Nov. 8-9.

  • Army Food Advisor Innovation Awards presented

    Nov 17, 2011

    Soldiers who showed creativity and innovation in developing field-feeding equipment earned the first Army Food Advisor Innovation Awards, which were presented Nov. 15 at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • AEWE Spiral G campaign ends

    Nov 17, 2011

  • Fort Drum spouses on their way to becoming financial counselors

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. --- In a time when not only Americans but people worldwide are being forced to tighten their financial belts, some Fort Drum spouses have been given an opportunity to help Soldiers and Families alleviate financial strain and learn how to stretch a buck.

  • Army expanding successful embedded behavioral health program

    Nov 21, 2011

    The Army is expanding a stress reduction program for Soldiers and families piloted at Fort Carson, Colo., that embeds behavioral health providers in units to seven additional installations in fiscal year 2012.

  • Fort Drum honors America's warriors on Veterans Day

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. --- Soldiers, veterans, their loved ones and Fort Drum community members gathered in a cold and windy Memorial Park to honor the sacrifices of American service members past and present.

  • Natick observes American Indian Heritage Month

    Nov 17, 2011

    Speaking at the National American Indian Heritage Month observance Nov. 16 at Hunter Auditorium on U.S. Army Garrison-Natick, Chief Caring Hands of the Natick Praying Indians told of the many contributions Native Americans have made to the nation's military.

  • TRADOC holds junior leader forum as part of Unified Quest program

    Nov 18, 2011

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is hosting the Army Profession Junior Leader Forum at Fort Sill, Okla., as part of TRADOC's Unified Quest program.

  • Afghan man killed by insurgent IED

    Nov 17, 2011

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- An Afghan man working on a canal irrigation project was killed when he unknowingly stepped on an insurgent's improvised explosive device in Zharay district, Nov. 13.

  • Afghan Local Police discover 6 IEDs during security patrol

    Nov 17, 2011

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- The Afghan Local Police, combat advised by elements of coalition Special Operations Forces, discovered six improvised explosive devices while on patrol in the Zharay district of southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Nov. 11.

  • Safety important this holiday season

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- With the holiday season fast approaching, we will reacquaint ourselves with the Loaded 45 Holiday Safety Campaign. Most of you are familiar with the terminology, "Loaded 45," but in case you don't recognize the phrase, it refers to the 45-day period that runs from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day.

  • Thank you for serving: Columbia, post salute veterans with parade, wreath laying

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson held a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day. Post officials and units also participated in the city of Columbia's annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 11.

  • Warrior chat: BCT Soldiers connect with recruits

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Civilians got a peek into the mysterious life of a Fort Jackson Basic Combat Training Soldier Monday night, thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and a Fort Jackson unit.

  • Health Center holds final Patton remembrance ceremony

    Nov 17, 2011

    The Heidelberg Health Center honors Gen. George S. Patton for the last time during a ceremony held in his honor Nov. 9 at Nachrichten Kaserne.

  • Scouts pay tribute to veterans with project at Flanders Field

    Nov 18, 2011

    Boy Scouts clean headstones of Americans who died in Belgium during World War I in honor of Veterans Day.

  • USACE completes Tarnak River Bridge Bypass

    Nov 18, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Recent rains in the Kandahar area served as a test for the newly completed Tarnak River bridge bypass in mid-November.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Fort Carson Soldiers

    Nov 17, 2011

  • Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson assumes command of 4th Inf. Div., Fort Carson

    Nov 17, 2011

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Major General Joseph Anderson assumed command of the units and Soldiers of 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson during a change of command ceremony at Founders Field, Nov. 16.

  • Updated facilities provide enhanced capabilities for EW and ISR R&D

    Dec 28, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army has increased its state-of-the-art facilities and dedicated three facilities for use in communications-electronics research at locations here and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.

  • Artillery crewmen change to personal security

    Nov 16, 2011

    The 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment's Personal Security Detachment is tasked with providing protection wherever the battalion's commander, Lt. Col. Kolin Bernardino goes to conduct business. Whether it's visiting civilian facilities to assess their needs, or meetings with local leaders, the PSD is a security presence to protect the commander, those he's meeting with and any nearby civilians.

  • 2nd BSB brings 'beans, bullets' to sustain the fight

    Nov 16, 2011

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. --The convoy exits the gate of forward operating base Denver on its way to an outlying base over the rough terrain and maze of roads that crisscross the National Training Center. The convoy faces the threat of possible attacks by role-players acting as armed members of the local terror network, simulated roadside bombs and various scenarios the combat trainers might throw at it during travel.

  • Army tests new water, fuel bladders for airdrop

    Nov 17, 2011

    Army paratroopers at Camp MacKall completed two of three test drops Nov. 10 to certify a new water and fuel container system for airdrops in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

  • 555th Changes Hands

    Nov 16, 2011

    Friends, families and Soldiers were in attendance as the 555th Engineer Brigade changed hands from one command team to another, during a change of command ceremony at Watkins Field, Nov. 10.

  • Spotlight on...Maj. Richard H. Pfeiffer, Jr.

    Nov 16, 2011

    Learn more about Maj. Richard Pfeiffer, 714th Contingency Contracting Team

  • Rangers earn Best Medic title

    Nov 16, 2011

    Medics with 75th Ranger Regiment win Best Medic title

  • 'Spirit of Hope' recipient volunteers in memory of son

    Nov 17, 2011

    Giving of her talents and spirit defines the life and essence of this year's Army recipient of the Spirit of Hope award, Janice Bridges.

  • Army Safety

    Nov 16, 2011

  • Soldiers able to transition, heal through WTU internships

    Nov 16, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Because many Soldiers fighting in today's wars were once high school seniors who swapped graduation gowns for battle dress uniforms, professional warriors who are wounded in the line of duty often lose the only livelihood they have ever known. In addition to wrestling with redefining their careers, some of these Soldiers also face a depressed economy and uncertain future.

  • AMC featured at NDIA Materiel Enterprise Small Business Conference

    Nov 17, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The National Defense Industrial Association's Materiel Enterprise Small Business Conference featuring the U.S. Army Materiel Command took place at the Westin here, November 16 - 17.

  • Mother copes with son's suicide, seeks to help others

    Nov 16, 2011

    It was an uneasy feeling in the pit of her stomach that alerted Deborah Sosa that something was wrong.

  • Army general honors veterans

    Nov 17, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Brian Layer, Army Sustainment Command deputy commanding general for sustainment, served as Davenport, Iowa's Veteran's Day parade grand marshal and keynote speaker for the Nov. 11 event.

  • Reflecting on fallen Soldiers from America's decade at war

    Nov 16, 2011

    EDGEWOOD, Md. -- "Look at what the sacrifices of a few have bought the many. It is our freedom, and it is our opportunity. "These young men and women who are asked to sacrifice are our greatest treasure. Every generation since the founding of our nation has had those who have answered that call." Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, Aberdeen Proving Ground senior installation commander, shared his experiences of honoring fallen Soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 as he spoke to about 150 people Nov. 15 during an Association of the U.S. Army-Aberdeen Chapter meeting at the Richlin Ballroom.

  • Division West preps Guard units to defend nation's capital

    Nov 17, 2011

    Two Army National Guard units will soon be using a combination of air defense systems to guard the National Capital Region and the nation's leaders.

  • Army seeks clean energy with new power station

    Nov 17, 2011

    Army, government and private industry leaders came together last week to celebrate the startup of a system at Fort Benning's landfill designed to capture methane and convert it to electricity.

  • Family Of Survivors Continues Military Tradition

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The spirit and legacy of retired Lt. Col. Terry Payne and his son Matt propels Tanner Payne forward.

  • Military Moms Hold Onto Each Other For Support

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They do things that no one else can quite understand --visiting Alaska in minus 62 degree temperatures just for a chance to see their child, keeping up the Christmas tree and decorations long after the holidays have passed, and retracing the spot where their son had etched his initials on the brick of their home every two weeks. But for the Blue Star Mothers of Morgan County, as military moms, it's a sense of understanding that unites them.

  • Chicago Bears salute Veterans

    Nov 22, 2011

    The Chicago Bears hosted more than 100 service members for their home game against the Detroit Lions

  • Making A Home Without Their Hero

    Nov 16, 2011

    MERIDIANVILLE -- After 11 years of living the life of an Army wife who's always getting ready for the next move, Sharonda Grandberry is finally settling her family down in a place that will be their forever home.

  • Army Stands For Opportunity For Women

    Jan 24, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Glass ceilings are hard to find in the Army.

  • Soldiers Stay Army in the NCR

    Nov 16, 2011

    Deciding to stay in the Army for another tour of duty and perhaps going on towards retirement is a personal choice each Soldier must make. Helping Soldiers in this decision process are retention NCOs and the best of them were rewarded for their efforts during the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW) Active and Reserve Component Retention Awards Ceremony, at Fort McNair Nov. 10, 2011.

  • U.S., Australia expand military relations

    Nov 17, 2011

    President Barack Obama joined Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard today to announce expanded military-to-military relationships between the two countries as they commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand-U.S. alliance.

  • Korean War veterans get overdue welcome home

    Nov 17, 2011

    Sixty years after their country forgot them, the Tennessee Valley's Korean War veterans finally received the fanfare and recognition they deserve.

  • 595th MP Co. Case Colors for Deployment

    May 27, 2014

    The 595th Military Police Company conducted a Color Casing Ceremony November 8, 2011 in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan later this month.

  • Celebrating 100 years of the Cadet Chapel Organ

    Nov 16, 2011

    Since the first recital on Nov. 12, 1911, the West Point Cadet Chapel organ has expanded from 2,400 pipes to roughly 23,500 today and it is estimated about 1,500 hold their original position. There are five all-pipe organs at West Point, and the one at the Cadet Chapel is the world's largest within a house of worship. At a time when everything has succumbed to digital conversion, this claim to fame comes by refusing to follow technological trends. The metal and wooden pipes are unaccompanied--untainted, rather--by any digital sounds.

  • Cadets explore American politics at West Point

    Nov 16, 2011

    For West Point cadets who underwent a real-world simulation of passing a bill through the Senate and the House for a course in American Politics Nov. 7-8, 2011, at Eisenhower Hall, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., the effort may have been like stepping into another dimension.

  • Wounded Warriors Receive Red Carpet Treatment

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Their names and faces he did not know, but Sgt. Anthony Tipton knew exactly where they had been and what they were going through.

  • Veteran Honorees Recognized During Luncheon

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--This year's Veteran of the Year isn't a veteran. Rather, the awardee is a group of veterans along with spouses, friends and supporters who have used their love of motorcycles and the patriotic image of motorcycle riders to create a group that provides support at local veteran events, including Honor Flights, veteran funeral services, Soldier deployment and welcome home ceremonies, and Memorial Day and Veterans Day activities.

  • Parade Inspires With Red, White and Blue

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Gen. Richard Formica didn't stay on the reviewing stand for very long.

  • Hammack sees Afghanistan energy methods and conditions first hand

    Nov 16, 2011

    American Forces Radio and Television report on Assistant Secretary Hammack's visit and discuss energy methods and alternatives.

  • Army Safety

    Nov 16, 2011

  • 'Calling All Of Us To Duty'

    Nov 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Ten years can seem like a long time. But when you are working to raise $3 million from community donors while at the same time designing and building a top-class memorial that represents local veterans, you need every single bit of that decade.

  • CFC funds help local family, youth programs

    Nov 16, 2011

    Youth football in the Kaiserslautern Military Community never looked better, thanks in part to local generosity funding new uniforms and equipment. This years, as in the past, some of the contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign Overseas' Family Support and Youth Programs fund helped pay for new gear. The FSYP fund allows federal employees to contribute directly to their own community.

  • Kaiserslautern team wins flag football championship

    Nov 16, 2011

    The 10th AADMC team prevailed during U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern's tournament, beating local rivals Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, 32-12, during finals at Daenner Kaserne. During the IMCOM-E championship, held Nov. 5 in Hohenfels, Germany, Kaiserslautern beat Soldiers from the Heidelberg-based 529th Military Police Company, 21-20.

  • 16th STB Soldiers take field cooking to a new level

    Nov 16, 2011

    Earlier this year, Soldiers of the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, took home the Phillip A. Connelly award for the best field kitchen at the both the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Europe levels. On Oct. 13, Department of the Army judges arrived at the 16th STB field site on Warner Barracks, here to decide if the unit had what it took to win at the DA level.

  • Kaiserslautern counselor heads to Army competition

    Nov 16, 2011

    Motivated by an infantryman's drive, Staff Sgt. Donmonic Simpson recently proved his ability to mentor Soldiers during U.S. Army Europe's career counselor competition. Simpson, 28, the USAREUR Career Counselor of the Year, now heads home to Washington, where an Army-level board will determine the best career counselor in the Army. Counselors advise Soldiers on career options and advise commanders on the retention program.

  • Kaiserslautern volunteers earn more than award

    Nov 16, 2011

    Two volunteer trip leaders from Kaiserslautern Outdoor Recreation were recognized for their efforts recently during a recent awards ceremony held at Armstrong's on Vogelweh. Kristine Ratza and 2nd Lt. Delissa Ainsworth received Volunteer of the Quarter awards from Kaiserslautern Army Community Service. They were nominated the awards for their support of recent summer outdoor recreation programs. Their actions, plus a significant quantity of hours spent volunteering, made them stand among peers.

  • Panetta, Dempsey: U.S.-Iraq partnership will continue

    Nov 16, 2011

    Iraq and its forces are prepared to cope with the security challenges they will face after U.S. troops withdraw, and the U.S. seeks to continue a relationship with Iraq based on mutual respect and interests, Defense Department leaders told Congress today.

  • Afghan religious cultural advisors partner with U.S. religious support teams

    Nov 21, 2011

    Religious cultural advisors from the Afghan Air Force and the Afghan National Army met with U.S. Army religious support teams from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 15, 2011, to further expand an evolving partnership.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Orrin P. "Bo" Hatch

    Nov 15, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Orrin P. "Bo" Hatch

  • Paintball Camaraderie

    Nov 15, 2011

    A game of paintball on Joint Base Lewis-McChord was a unique opportunity for a group of service members from McChord Airfield's Fire Station 105 to keep alive the bond between one another.

  • Veterans honored in valley

    Nov 16, 2011

    VALLEY, Ala. - Jim Darden is a big man on campus. Or at least he was on November 10th. That's when Darden, a retired Major General, was honored along with about 25 other community veterans at a Veterans Day observance held at Beulah High School here.

  • 2nd ID WARPATH exercise focuses on defending South Korea

    Nov 15, 2011

    From Oct. 30 through Nov. 10, the 2nd ID conducted Warpath III, a simulation-based exercise to test the division's mission command strategies and procedures. The scenario draws heavily on defending the Republic of Korea against the threat of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons.

  • JBLM servicemembers honor veterans

    Nov 16, 2011

    Servicemembers and their families of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community gathered on Veteran's Day to spend time with heroes of past generations. They shared stories together, learned from each other, and just spent time getting to know one another.

  • 'Open season' begins for federal employee health care

    Nov 16, 2011

    Even if a federal employee is happy with current health insurance, officials say it's probably a good idea to do at least a little research during "open season," which began Monday and runs through Dec. 12.

  • Army planning 'Continuum of Service' between components

    Nov 16, 2011

    Known as the Continuum of Service, the Army Reserve wants Soldiers to have the ability to move between the active and reserve components, and civilian service.

  • Pro vs. GI Joe

    Nov 16, 2011

    With Veterans Day fast approaching, nothing screams America more than Servicemembers, football, and fireworks. Pro vs. GI Joe, a non-profit organization, found a way to put all three of these together to help celebrate and recognize the sacrifice our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines have made. The Pro vs. GI Joe organization, founded by Addie and Greg Zinone in 2007, sets up a video-game competitions between professional athletes and troops.

  • Survey offers Soldiers chance to improve leadership in Army

    Nov 17, 2011

    The Center for Army Leadership will be asking Army Soldiers to fill out a survey this month to evaluate how noncommissioned officer and commissioned officers lead.

  • Residents lower energy consumption

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- From wind, sun and water power to geothermal advances and bioenergy, the global urgency to become more energy efficient has never been more apparent.

  • MPs visit prison, prepare for deployment

    Nov 15, 2011

    Soldiers from the 13th Military Police Company visited the South Central Correctional Center Wednesday as they prepare for their new combat mission: Internment/Resettlement Operations.

  • NIE testing mission command 'on-the-move'

    Nov 15, 2011

    The Army is evaluating technologies Soldiers use to communicate on-the-move during the latest in a series of network integration evaluation exercises, or NIEs, being conducted this week at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • All Americans: 2/82 Infantrymen gain U.S. citizenship in Kuwait ceremony

    Nov 15, 2011

    Infantrymen assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division's C Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, became American citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Garrison addresses lack of participation for reveille, retreat

    Jan 30, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Ceremonies play a big part in the military lifestyle and are a part of its history and traditions.

  • CFC celebrates 50 years of giving back

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Hawaii-Pacific area launched its annual Combined Federal Campaign, or CFC, Monday, and it is scheduled to run through Nov.18.

  • AFTB provides opportunities to meet new people, make connections

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians that enhances knowledge about the military and develops leadership skills.

  • Fort A.P. Hill breaks ground for U.S. Army Reserve Center

    Nov 16, 2011

    Fort A.P. Hill staff and community members joined to welcome the post's newest construction project at a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday. More than 30 people gathered at the site of the U.S. Army Reserve Center on the northeast corner of Fort A.P. Hill Drive and Campbell Road.

  • 378TH Combat Sustainment Support Battalion to Conduct Farewell Ceremony and Casing of the Colors

    Nov 15, 2011

    The 378th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion conducted a Farewell Ceremony and Casing of the Colors, November 13th, at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., prior to their deployment to Afghanistan. The event was the last chance for many family and friends to say good-bye to their Soldiers.

  • New 'green' outdoor classroom features rainwater harvesting

    Nov 15, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A big surprise was in store for students when they return to school following the fall break.

  • Garrison focuses on energy conservation

    Nov 15, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- In 2010, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's energy bill was $67 million.

  • Member of House Armed Services Committee tours U.S. Army installation to see growth, change

    Nov 15, 2011

    Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence deputy to the commanding general joins Ryan Crumpler, professional staff member for the House Armed Services Committee, during his tour of the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood, Nov. 9. The tour highlighted the post's growth in capability over time and its capacity for future growth.

  • 1AE Safety takes rapid-action revision seriously

    Nov 15, 2011

    With an eye toward increasing safety and decreasing motorcycle mishaps, the U.S. Army released a rapid-action revision to the Army Safety Program Oct 1. The revision states that all motorcycle riding Soldiers are required to complete advanced motorcycle training consisting of either the Experienced Riders Course or the Military Sports Bike Riders Course within 12 months following completion of the Basic Riders Course.

  • Soldiers test network, shape future of Army

    Nov 17, 2011

    The Army has committed 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, to evaluate new technologies and network capabilities that are shaping the Army's evolving tactical network.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps Soldier surprises his family at Panthers game

    Nov 15, 2011

    A Soldier from the XVIII Airborne Corps, surprised his wife and their five children at the Carolina Panthers versus Tennessee Titans game at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 13.

  • Commanding troops 'on the move' during NIE

    Nov 16, 2011

    The Army is evaluating the mission command-on-the-move capabilities that allow Soldiers to communicate vertically and laterally through voice and data in a tactical operational environment.

  • Adaptive sports training aims to impact wounded warriors, community members

    Nov 16, 2011

    Instructors from the United States Olympic Committee's Paralympic Military Program led an adaptive sports clinic at the Kleber Gym and Fitness Center in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Nov. 7-10, 2011, for Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe Soldiers, cadre, and Army Morale Welfare and Recreation staff.

  • Patriot Brigade passes sword

    Nov 15, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Johnson accepted the noncommissioned officer sword from Col. Craig A. Osborne, commander, 174th Infantry Brigade, during a Change of Responsibility ceremony held at Sharp Field on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 4.

  • Depot exceeds $1 billion in new work orders

    Nov 17, 2011

    For the first time in its history, Tobyhanna Army Depot reached $1 billion in new work orders. The milestone was met on Sept. 16. The depot finished fiscal year 2011 (Sept. 30) with $1.036 billion in new orders and began the new fiscal year with $600 million in work orders.

  • Volksmarch draws attention to abuse

    Nov 15, 2011

    Members of the Hohenfels Military Community marched across post last month bearing banners, lanterns, and balloons in an effort to raise awareness on the problems of Domestic Abuse.

  • Kontakt Club declares war on weeds, cleans cemetery

    Nov 15, 2011

    Armed with rakes, pitchforks, and weed-eaters, members of the Hohenfels German American Kontakt Club set out on a clean-up mission to the Polish prisoner of war cemetery located on post.

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