Archive: Dec 2011

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  • Christmas comes early: Fort Bragg bone marrow donor saves a life

    Dec 15, 2011

    The holiday season is traditionally known as a time for hope, grace, and reflection. But this year Christmas came early for one 30-year old American woman. Thanks to a Fort Bragg Soldier, the woman received life-saving bone marrow transplant designed to help fight common variable immunodeficiency, a dangerous condition characterized by frequent infections.

  • Thrift Shop scholarships benefit Belvoir students

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Belvoir Thrift Shop has been hard at work this year raising money to give out in the form of grants and scholarships to organizations, programs and individuals on post.

  • Diamond students travel 'Around the World' for holidays

    Dec 15, 2011

    Diamond Elementary School second graders had the opportunity to travel around the world, Dec. 14. Their "Holidays around the World" adventure gave the students an opportunity to learn about seven countries -- Germany, England, Netherlands, Scotland, Mexico, Italy and Israel.

  • Military Families, organizations help fire victims recover

    Dec 15, 2011

    The relief effort for the Dogue Creek Village fire victims continued on Monday as Dogue Creek Village residents packed clothes, toys and other items at the Boy Scout hut connected to the thrift store.

  • Military Teen Talk: DUI Awareness

    Dec 15, 2011

    DUI. We have all heard it and I am sure we all know what it stands for - Driving Under the Influence. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2009 approximately 11,000 people were killed in alcohol related crashes, and over 1.4 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics. That's a lot of people; don't you think?

  • Volunteers bring holiday to stage

    Dec 15, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground's MWR Theater Group spread holiday cheer, performing It's A Wonderful Life at the post theater Dec. 3-4.

  • Paratroopers receive much more than foreign jump wings at Operation Toy Drop

    Dec 15, 2011

    Over 3, 000 paratroopers donated toys ranging from Barbies to bikes to MP3s for the chance to be put into a lottery to earn the chance to jump in the 14th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop. The fact that only 300 parachutes where up for the lottery didn't stop these giving Soldiers from ensuring that children across the country have a present under the tree.

  • Operation Snowball Express treats Families of Fallen service members

    Dec 15, 2011

    For Betsy Whisenhunt and her daughter, Allison, 7, the holidays are an especially difficult time -- and have been since 2008. That's when her husband and Allison's father, Sgt. 1st Class Jerald Whisenhunt of the 25th Infantry Division, was killed in Iraq.

  • 'I will never leave a fallen comrade'

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- The U.S. Army Soldier's Creed contains the phrase, "I will never leave a fallen comrade."

  • Tour of Homes ushers in holiday season

    Dec 15, 2011

    Soldiers, Families and Virginia's First Lady enjoyed the décor of numerous officer's houses during the Belvoir Officers Spouses Club Tour of Homes event.

  • Korean War veteran continues serving up music

    Dec 15, 2011

    When Korean War veteran Paul Rivers strikes the black and white keys on his electric pianos, there exists the possibility of being transported in time. You may be conveyed to a dimly lit lounge of yesteryear where Frank Sinatra melodies marry the fog of cigar smoke and the taste of the scotch on the rocks from your glass. Or, you may be carried away to a fleeting, beautiful memory from your youth.

  • A father and a son, a past and a present: A former Fort Bragg MP presents combat controller son with

    Dec 15, 2011

    Families gathered Dec. 8, at the Fort Bragg Club to watch their sons, fathers and husbands graduate from the Air Force Combat Controller School. Present at the graduation was one man in particular who had come to celebrate his son's accomplishment and revisit his old stomping grounds.

  • OCAR cuts ribbon on facility

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Office of the Chief, Army Reserve formally introduced itself to Fort Belvoir during a ribbon cutting ceremony in their new home Dec. 7.

  • Fort Lee military members honor the fallen

    Dec 15, 2011

    HOPEWELL, Va. (Dec. 15, 2011) -- More than two dozen service members from the Fort Lee community participated in the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Hopewell's City Point National Cemetery. Similar observances were conducted nationwide to honor the sacrifices of America's military and teach the nation's younger generation about the high cost of freedom and democracy.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers receive refurbished computers

    Dec 15, 2011

    Operation Homelink distributed about 100 refurbished computers issued to Families of deployed Soldiers, enabling them to keep in touch by webcams, chat, and email. Operation Homelink is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing computers. The computers will go a long way in helping Soldiers, who can't always afford to buy their own computers.

  • Fort Bragg moves to reduce impact of civilian reductions

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Army's move to reduce the size of its civilian workforce will impact Fort Bragg. However, measures taken will be voluntary and deliberate, and pragmatic choices will ensure that installation services will not be significantly impacted. But fewer employees will mean a reduction of some services. About 85 percent of the vacated positions will be filled by Soldiers, mainly providing security at access control points. Another ten percent will result in curtailment of existing services; and the remaining five percent will continue with modifications in service delivery.

  • From Pearl Harbor to POW: Soldier survives through resilience

    Dec 16, 2011

    He was 18 years old and jobs were scarce. It seemed like an attractive option for the young man from Norwich, Conn., who was looking for steady work with a steady income and three squares a day. Countless military careers may begin this way, but not many take the hair-raising, heart-pounding twists and turns Sierra Vista resident, retired Army captain Wilfred "Fred" Toczko, encountered.

  • Students Break Away to Fall In

    Dec 15, 2011

    A recruiter leads a high school military club to instill a sense of purpose while educating them about the U.S. Army.

  • Excalibur 155mm artillery round vignette

    Dec 15, 2011

    The new Excalibur 155mm artillery round on display during the Joint Center of Excellence for Guns and Ammuniton ceremony at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J.

  • Lego® robots invade local middle school during competition

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Joyce Clark Middle School was the epicenter of excitement as 15 teams of students, 9 -- 14, came together for the inaugural First Lego® League regional competition in Sierra Vista Nov. 19. This was the first opportunity for most students to participate in the robotics challenge event that originally started in 1998.

  • Milwaukee County Communities Sign Covenant

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Intergovernmental Cooperation Council for Milwaukee County signed a community covenant with the Milwaukee Recruiting Battalion Nov. 14, 2011.

  • Future Soldier Sheds 120 Pounds, Becomes Army Strong

    Jan 5, 2012

    Two years ago while shopping for clothes, 5-foot-5-inch 280-pound Adam Samora decided he no longer wanted to wear a XXXL.

  • Guard celebrates 375th birthday

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Army National Guard celebrated its 375th birthday Dec. 13 with a ceremony at the USAACE Headquarters Building. Pvt. Leanne N. Creasy, junior cake cutter, and Col. Mark W. Weiss, senior cake cutter did the honors at the ceremony.

  • Unmanned aircraft systems operations technicians train on Fort Huachuca

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Fort Huachuca is home to the largest unmanned aircraft system training center in the world, with over 350,000 square feet of training space, four hangars, and 24-hour operational capacity, training more than 1,300 students annually. This includes the military occupational specialty 150U, unmanned aircraft systems operations technician.

  • Breakfast with Santa

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Families enjoyed a morning of festive food and fun at Breakfast with Santa at The Landing Dec. 10. Santa discussed Christmas wishes and posed for pictures with many young guests.

  • Visitors step into 1880s at 20th Annual Tour of Homes

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Old Post families showed off their holiday spirit as residents of the historical homes opened their doors to the public during the 20th Annual Tour of Homes on Sunday. Sponsored by the Fort Huachuca Community Spouses Club, this annual event helps support scholarships given out yearly to new high school graduates and spouses seeking to continue their education. It allows sightseers the chance to take a walk back in history and get a glimpse inside of homes standing since the 1880s.

  • Tree planted in observance of Arbor Day

    Dec 15, 2011

    In early 1872, Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a special day be set aside for the planting of trees.

  • Candlelight stroll takes visitors to 1870s Fort Sill

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (15 Dec. 2011) -- The community got a glimpse of Fort Sill's restored Frontier Army buildings during a candlelight stroll around Old Post Quadrangle Dec. 11.

  • N.O.E.L. event lights up the night sky

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Despite a winter chill more than 3,000 community members turned out for the Night of Extraordinary Lights event Friday and Saturday night at the Mountain View Golf Course, here. Fort Huachuca's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation put on the N.O.E.L. event for the second year in a row. It was free and open to the public, with both military and civilians attending.

  • 2/3 Avn Flight Medics graduate Paramedic Training Course

    Dec 15, 2011

    Eight flight medics from the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, became the first Marne Air medics to graduate from the Rescue Training Inc. paramedic course Dec. 9 in a ceremony at the Rescue Training building.

  • D.A.R.E. graduates pledge to be drug free

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Fort Huachuca Drug Abuse Resistance Education program concluded a successful 2011 campaign with a series of graduations in December. "I am so proud of the students graduating today and the program should continue and always be in schools," Connie Johnson, General Myer Elementary Principal, told the audience at the Dec. 6 graduation. D.A.R.E. is an educational tool used to give kids the skills they need to avoid drugs, alcohol, gangs and violence, the D.A.R.E. website states.

  • Motorcycle regulations change on post

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Some regulations for operating motorcycles on Fort Huachuca have changed, impacting training requirements and the need to show proof of training at the gate. Under current rules, according to Army Regulation 385-55, Fort Huachuca's motorcycle regulations include the operator obtaining and owning the proper license for motorcycles. It also states riders must attend and complete an Army-regulated motorcycle safety course. Motorcycles must have headlights on at all times when operating, except when signs designate not to. Soldiers must wear a properly fastened approved helmet on and off post while operating a motorcycle.

  • Army hits jackpot with Triple 7

    Dec 15, 2011

    The great guns series wraps up its look at 100 years of field artillery with a look at the M777, a replacement to the M198 155 mm howitzer. The new lightweight field artillery piece has only seen action since May 2007, when it began combat operations in Iraq; less than a year later Soldiers were firing the M777 in Afghanistan.

  • Personal Involvement Makes Greater Impact

    Dec 15, 2011

    Company first sergeant makes a case for voluntary service as a way to make a community impact.

  • 260th QM participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Dec 15, 2011

    The ultimate sacrifice of a Soldier in the midst of combat is one of the highest and most difficult callings of the military service. It is felt by the Family and the comrades of the Soldier, alike. The holiday season, however, becomes a time for heavier reflection for such a loss.

  • Garrison commander sends warm wishes for holidays

    Dec 15, 2011

  • CG sends holiday message

    Dec 15, 2011

  • Getting into the holiday spirit, even away from home

    Dec 15, 2011

    For most, the holiday season is a time to gather with Family and friends, spend some time around a fireplace, and generally enjoy the time spent together.

  • Team Roll Tide takes title as post volleyball champions

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Department of Defense contractor team, Roll Tide, took on the Headquarters, Headquarters Company 110th Aviation Brigade, Dec. 8, to take the title as post champions in the intramural coed volleyball championship.

  • National Guard turns 375

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (15 Dec. 2011) -- The Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard celebrated its service's 375th birthday Dec. 12 at the Fort Sill Armed Forces Reserve Center. Maj. Gen. Myles Deering, Oklahoma National Guard adjutant general, spoke of the National Guard's heritage and future.

  • Civilian leader ends 36 year-long career, leaves profound legacy

    Dec 15, 2011

    Dedicated and loyal are words used to portray Royce Kennedy, Director of Logistics, by his employees. Kennedy ends his 36-year career with the directorate and turns over the reins to James Niksch effective Dec. 31.

  • Faulkner on Army Civilian cuts: Go with the facts

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Army and Fort Huachuca are moving forward with plans to reduce the size of its Civilian employee workforce. In July, the Army announced a planned reduction of approximately 8,700 positions Army-wide by Sept. 30, 2012. These cuts are based on Department of Defense resource decisions as reflected in the Fiscal Year 2012 President's Budget, and require a reduction of Department of the Army Civilians to comply with decreased funding levels.

  • Stray facility provides tips for 'forever friends'

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Giving or receiving a new pet can be a great way to brighten up the holiday season, but the Fort Rucker Stray Facility encourages those looking to add a new furry Family member to take caution before adopting.

  • Soldiers play key role in fielding lighter machine gun

    Dec 16, 2011

    The Army took delivery of more than 3,600 M240L Medium Machine Guns, but getting the program to where it is today was an enormous challenge that the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) and Project Manager (PM) Soldier Weapons personnel were more than prepared for.

  • Reception encourages safe, sober holiday season

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Holiday parties can be a great time to enjoy the company of Family and friends, but it can also be a time for dangerous overindulgence.

  • Officials urge safe driving during exodus

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala -- Safety officials urge members of the Fort Rucker community to take the proper precautions before traveling during holiday exodus this weekend.

  • CFC celebrates record year

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Christmas time is a season of giving, but the Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign started the giving in September, with its annual campaign concluding with a full-blown celebration at the Victory and Awards Celebration Tuesday at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Post honors Instructors of the Year

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker officials and Families came out to honor the post instructors that received the awards for Fort Rucker Academic Instructor/Instructor Pilot of the Year, at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum, Dec. 13.

  • Soldiers who smoke have increased injury risk, reduced muscle endurance

    Dec 15, 2011

    Most Soldiers know that smoking cigarettes can eventually cause lung cancer and emphysema, but one does not have to wait 20 or 30 years to experience the adverse effects of smoking.

  • Don't Sweat Budget Crunch

    Dec 15, 2011

    Senior noncommissioned officers share old school wisdom about how to recruit with minimal funds.

  • Classified code mission delayed recognition for Navajo Marines

    Dec 15, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Picatinny office of Equal Employment Opportunity provided employees with a better understanding of how one group of Native Americans contributed to America's war effort in World War II. The value of the number of lives saved due to a coded communication provided by Navajo Marines is incalculable.

  • First ever ICE heroes honored at Stewart's CLIF

    Dec 15, 2011

    The first order of business at the community leader's information forum Dec. 6 was used to recognize 10 Civilians who exhibit superior customer service in their daily line of work. Fort Stewart's Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton briefly addressed the fully packed ballroom at Club Stewart and recognized each individual.

  • Hunter kicks off holidays with Tree Lighting ceremony

    Dec 15, 2011

    It's that time of the year again. Bright colorful lights, wreaths, and signs that convey messages of good tidings and cheer are displayed en masse throughout Hunter Army Airfield. With all of the friendly displays of the season, there was only one thing missing: the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

  • Stewart-Hunter on path to meet manpower goals

    Dec 15, 2011

    Installation leaders are confident the efforts underway since late last spring to meet the Army's manpower goals have local workforce numbers on a glide path to avoid involuntary separations in the future.

  • New state of normalcy: Cadets in Mo., Ga. JROTC programs help communities rebound after tornadoes

    Dec 15, 2011

    Spring tornadoes killed roughly 160 people in Joplin, Mo., and Ringgold, Ga., decimating significant portions of the towns. Mother nature wrought havoc on the cities' Army Junior ROTC programs as well. But rather than focusing on themselves, the attention of Cadets and cadre immediately turned to their communities and helping people put their lives back together.

  • U.S. Army medical leaders presented with Polish medal

    Dec 16, 2011

    Two leaders from the Europe Regional Medical Command were awarded the Polish Armed Forces Medal in Heidelberg, Germany, Dec. 15, 2011.

  • CASCOM rededicates Seay Field

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (December 15, 2011)-- CASCOM memorialized a Medal of Honor logistician Monday during a parade field rededication ceremony near its headquarters.

  • Comedian delivers side-splitting safety messages

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (December 15, 2011)-Drawing the audience in with humor, comedian Bernie McGrenahan was able to impart a powerful message to the Fort Lee community during the installation's annual Safety Show Dec. 6-7

  • Quartermaster School riggers donate toys to local community

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT PICKETT, Va. (Dec. 15, 2011) -- Operation Toy Drop now has a Quartermaster School version.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Kandahar Airfield

    Dec 16, 2011

    The objective of Secretary of the Army John McHugh's visit to Regional Command (South) and Kandahar Airfield Dec. 14 was to assess the current status of U.S.-Afghan relations in RC(S) and to see military training and facilities.

  • Cobalt Dragon prepares unit for threat

    Dec 15, 2011

    The ever-present threat of without warning disasters and terrorist attacks necessitates the need for qualified Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear specialists to always be prepared to protect U.S. national interests. One such capability is the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, who put their expertise to the test during exercise Cobalt Dragon here at Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Dec 5-9.

  • Employee still going strong after 52 years

    Dec 15, 2011

    A man who started working at Camp Humphreys when he was 18 is still at it over half a century later.

  • 'Welcome home' signals end of war in Iraq

    Dec 15, 2011

    More than 3,000 service members gathered at Pope Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C., Dec. 14, to hear President Barack Obama deliver a speech marking the end of the war in Iraq.

  • Pilot's pinnacle promotion bittersweet

    Dec 15, 2011

    When the aviation community's newest chief warrant officer five, Kyle Hill, received his rank Dec. 1, 2011, he knew the promotion was bittersweet.

  • Our Leadership

    Dec 15, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) leadership.

  • 'Lancer' Soldier presented with George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award

    Jul 29, 2013

    Sgt. Ty Carter, along with four other service members, were awarded the USO's prestigious George Van Cleave Military Leadership Award at the organization's 50th Annual Gala in New York City, Dec. 7, 2011.

  • WWE Superstars, Divas surprise Soldiers at work

    Dec 15, 2011

    More than twenty WWE Superstars and Divas went around Fort Bragg, N.C., taking pictures and signing autographs for Soldiers and families leading up to their free "Tribute to the Troops" show Dec. 11, 2011, at the Crowne Coliseum in Fayetteville, N.C.

  • RFAST-C develops and delivers hybrid hook to customer

    Dec 14, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, G-3/5, Army Materiel Command, saw the first product from Research, Development and Engineering Command's forward-deployed RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology Center's Prototype Integration Facility to be delivered to customers in the field during a visit to the facility December 5.

  • Obama welcomes Soldiers home from Iraq

    Dec 14, 2011

    President Barack Obama spoke today to Soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., welcoming back many who had just returned from Iraq and lauding the end to the nine-year-long war there.

  • 101st Airborne remembers Soldiers of Gander crash

    Dec 15, 2011

    Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division held a memorial service Dec. 12, 2011, for 248 troops who were killed returning from the Sanai in the Gander crash, Dec. 14, 1985.

  • The Ultimate Price for a Lifetime of Service

    Dec 14, 2011

    Retired Army Staff Sgt. Deriek Crouse, a Virginia Tech campus police officer, was fatally shot in the line of duty December 8 during a routine traffic stop. Monday, family, friends, students, soldiers and over 2,000 law enforcement personnel gathered for a solemn funeral at the Cassell Coliseum on the Virginia Tech campus to honor Crouse's life of service.

  • Soldiers, Families stay Army Strong by maintaining good health through nutrition

    Dec 14, 2011

    Because of their demanding lifestyle, Soldiers are expected to stay in good physical shape. For a strict exercise regimen to be successful, it must be partnered with the right fuel. This begins with a healthy diet. To help them sustain a healthy lifestyle through the proper diet, Fort Drum personnel work with Soldiers and Families to keep them in tip-top shape, ultimately making them Army Strong and Family Strong.

  • Spartan Soldiers give new meaning to 'brothers in arms'

    Dec 14, 2011

    Specialists Craig Pruden and Anthony Gaston, while not biologically related, are like brothers in every other sense of the word.

  • Judge sentences retired major for contract fraud in Kuwait

    Dec 15, 2011

    A retired Army major was sentenced to 24 months in prison, Dec. 13, 2011, for engaging in money laundering of criminally derived property totaling $400,000, which he received from a contractor following his deployment to Kuwait.

  • Trees for Troops program delivers more than 700 trees to Fort Drum families

    Dec 15, 2011

    Some 720 farm-grown trees were delivered to Fort Drum Dec. 8, 2011, for distribution to Soldiers and their families as part of this year's Trees for Troops program, a national campaign.

  • Top Army environment official visits Redstone to learn about BRAC impact

    Dec 15, 2011

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment traveled to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to observe the growth and change brought about by Base Realignment And Closure and its impact on the installation's energy and environment efforts.

  • Summit Soldiers represent 1st BCT at Army Best Medic Competition

    Dec 14, 2011

    Two medics from 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, finished in sixth place in the demanding 72-hour Army Best Medic Competition last month at Camp Bullis, Texas.

  • Longtime post employee retires

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- After 32 years of federal service, Hazel Kelly will retire Dec. 31. She has served 24 years as Fort Jackson's executive services officer. Hazel began working for the Army in Germany as the V Corps Army community services officer and in Washington, D.C., as an alcohol and drug abuse prevention specialist.

  • Teaching an old dredge new tricks: Army's oldest dredge creates new habitat

    Dec 15, 2011

    The endangered Least Tern has a new island to call home on the Mississippi River thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - St. Louis District, the Dredge Potter and a flexible, floating dredge pipe.

  • Shyu tours Natick Soldier Systems Center

    Dec 16, 2011

    In a Dec. 13 visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center, Heidi Shyu, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, urged the workforce to focus on identifying capability gaps and filling them cost-effectively against the backdrop of shrinking budgets.

  • Retention goals changing

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The days of an iconic Uncle Sam wanting everyone to join the U.S. Army are coming to an end. At the Commanding General's Retention Awards Luncheon Dec. 9 at the Officers' Club, there was a recurring message of retaining quality Soldiers over large quantities of Soldiers.

  • Fort Jackson CFC raises $500k for charities

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 2011 Combined Federal Campaign drew to an official close Monday with a recognition luncheon at the Officers' Club. However, federal employees still can contribute to their favorite charities until the end of the day.

  • Vehicle registration to be discontinued

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As of Jan.1, those entering Fort Jackson will no longer be issued vehicle decals. This policy change is aimed at eliminating the duplicated registration processes between the state and the military, post officials said.

  • Milano: Make most of holiday season

    Dec 15, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- My wife, Kim, and I wish all of you a very joyous and safe holiday season. Enjoy this very special time of the year and take the opportunity to spend some well-deserved down time with your family and friends.

  • 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command Changes Command

    Dec 14, 2011

    More than 250 local Army Reserve Soldiers, military dignitaries, including Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, commanding general of 377th Theater Sustainment Command, and community leaders gathered for the ceremony to welcome the new 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commander, Bur R. Jameson Jr.

  • Tips help parents choose kids' furry friends

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- This is a time of the year when Santa brings not only toys, but often a soft, fluffy four-legged animal as a new addition to the family. The topic of pet ownership, including the pros and cons, must be discussed with the real care providers -- the parents.

  • South Korean CBRN soldiers visit 20th Support Command (CBRNE)

    Dec 15, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Ten Republic of South Korea Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense Command soldiers converged on Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area for an open exchange ideas and expertise with their American counterparts during a visit to the 20th Support Command (CBRNE) headquarters Dec. 3 -- 10.

  • Winter Break: Post's Victory Block Leave under way

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As school children count down the final days until winter break, Fort Jackson is getting ready for its own vacation. This week, the Soldiers-in-training will be departing for Victory Block Leave from today until Jan. 2.

  • Victory Update Vol. 11-10

    Dec 14, 2011

    Latest newscast from Fort Jackson, SC.

  • Army, Pentagon developing next-generation helicopter equipment, Phase II

    Dec 14, 2011

  • ECC leadership cools down then heats up during a visit to the 413th

    Dec 14, 2011

    The 413th Contracting Support Brigade took the Expeditionary Contracting Command commanding general and command sergeant major to the extremes during a recent visit to its units in November.

  • Spotlight On...Diane Broadway

    Dec 14, 2011

    Learn more about Diane Broadway, MICC contracting Office-Fort Eustis, Va., B Division (mission contracting) chief.

  • ACC leadership workshop convenes in Huntsville

    Dec 14, 2011

    Senior leaders from the U.S. Army Contracting Command gathered in Huntsville, Ala., for the first ACC senior leader workshop of Fiscal Year 2012.

  • CRDAMC rolls out text message appointment reminder program

    Dec 14, 2011

    CRDAMC has implemented the Text-Email Appointment Messaging System or TEAMS throughout the medical center. This program allows patients to receive text message and email appointment reminders 24 hours and two hours prior to an appointment.

  • 1000 laser detecting sets ensure aircrew safety

    Dec 15, 2011

    In a Connecticut industrial plant, far away from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army accepted the delivery of the 1,000 AN/AVR-2B Laser Detecting Set, Dec. 7, 2011, which happened to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

  • Cool performance: Michigan program home to nation's only JROTC ice skating color guard

    Dec 14, 2011

    The Calumet High School JROTC program has performed ice skating color guards since 1999.

  • Kiwanis Club learns Arsenal history

    Dec 14, 2011

    Kiwanis Club learns Arsenal history

  • Head of the Class: Maryland Cadet tops national order of merit list

    Mar 7, 2012

    Mariya Golotyuk of the University of Maryland is the No. 1 Army ROTC Cadet in the nation. She's also the first female to head the rankings since 2006.

  • Scouts walk in Bastogne with World War II veterans

    Dec 15, 2011

    Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Heidelberg's Troop 284 walked in the footsteps Saturday of the Allied forces who fought in the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium.

  • Spouses of deployed Soldiers learn to cope

    Dec 14, 2011

    -- Is anyone ever really prepared to have to explain to a child that his or her daddy is deployed? You want to assure the child that daddy is safe and daddy will be home soon. How does a mother convince her child of these things when she is not truly convinced herself? Deciding the right words to say to a child was a topic of discussion from Dec. 3-5 at the Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch, Germany, during a Deployed Spouses Retreat where 15 spouses from the 527th Military Police Company, 709th MP Battalion., 18th MP Brigade, created a strong bond to work through common struggles regarding the deployment of their loved ones.

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