Archive: Dec 2011

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  • Commander's Holiday Message

    Dec 14, 2011

  • Holiday tree shines one last time

    Dec 15, 2011

    For 24 years, the city of Schwetzingen and U.S. forces from nearby installations have partnered with locals and Americans alike for a tree lighting ceremony. Due to the transfer of organizations and the closure of both Tompkins Barracks and Kilbourne Kaserne, this ceremony -- the last official one -- was particularly bittersweet.

  • From ordnance corps to Peace Corps and back

    Dec 14, 2011

    There are many ways to volunteer, and most do so in their local community. But one Picatinny Arsenal employee travelled halfway around the world to the African nation of Mali to volunteer two years of his time with the Peace Corps.

  • U.S., Republic of Korea TRADOCs continue to build partnership capacity

    Dec 14, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- The seventh Training and Doctrine Conference between the U.S. and Republic of Korea Armies was held at TRADOC headquarters Dec. 12 and 13.

  • Children celebrate the holidays

    Dec 14, 2011

    Children from the Washington metropolitan area military community flocked to the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Community Center Dec. 3 for the 25th annual Celebration of Children Christmas party, aimed toward children of lower enlisted ranked deployed parents.

  • Third Army hosts Guard birthday 5K run

    Dec 15, 2011

    Third Army hosted an Army National Guard Birthday 5K run/walk at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Dec. 13, 2011. During the event, hundreds of service members and civilians came together to run/walk in celebration of the U.S. Army National Guard's 375th birthday.

  • Seniors' health status assessed at fitness fair Dec. 2

    Dec 14, 2011

    Stand on one foot, place your other foot on your knee sort of like a stork; balance hands on your hips and stay like that for a whole minute. Can't do it? Neither could a lot of people at the fourth annual senior fitness challenge Dec. 2 at the Fort Myer Fitness Center.

  • Sustainment Soldiers host Operation Toy Drop in Germany

    Dec 14, 2011

    Hundreds of Soldiers, family members, and local nationals assembled at the Alzey drop zone in Germany to watch the second annual Operation Toy Drop, Dec. 8 as paratroopers from the U.S. Army and Air Force, the German Bundeswehr and the Italian Army dropped bundles of toys from various U.S. military aircraft during an airborne operation.

  • 1st Air Cav inducts new NCO's in a time honored ceremony

    Dec 14, 2011

    The 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division held an NCO induction ceremony Dec. 10 at the USO where 44 recently promoted sergeants were formally inducted into the corps of the noncommissioned officers.

  • Army beats Navy in Camp Zama, Okinawa flag football games

    Dec 14, 2011

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 14, 2011) -- Though their brethren at West Point failed to win "The" Army-Navy Game for the 10th straight year, the Soldiers from Camp Zama and Torii Station in Okinawa were both victorious in their respective flag football matchups Dec. 10.

  • Camp Zama's Arnn Elementary focuses on FLES Spanish program

    Dec 14, 2011

    A student raised his hand and correctly answered "Amarillo" after Patty Duarte, the Spanish teacher at Arnn Elementary School, pointed to a piece of yellow stationary and asked what color it was during Spanish Night held Dec. 8 at the school.

  • ALP: Afghanistan's Hometown Heroes

    Dec 14, 2011

    KONAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Villages across Afghanistan have many different views of safety. Some villages take the task of security into their own hands, resisting anyone who they view as a threat, while others seek help from their government.

  • Harlem Globetrotters bring signature hoop style to Japan's Camp Zama community

    Dec 14, 2011

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 14, 2011) -- The iconic Harlem Globetrotters brought their signature brand of humorous, theatrical -- and, make no mistake, very athletic -- brand of basketball entertainment to Camp Zama on Dec. 11 at Yano Fitness Center here.

  • ANASF and CF assess bridge construction in Day Kundi province

    Dec 14, 2011

    DAY KUNDI PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Afghan National Army Special Forces and coalition Special Operations Forces conducted a bridge assessment in Qasamabad village, Kajran district, Day Kundi province Dec. 10.

  • Camp Zama community members visit hospital in Japan's Gotemba City

    Dec 14, 2011

    Eight volunteers from the Camp Zama community made their annual Christmas visit to Koyama Fukusei Hospital in Gotemba City, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Saturday.

  • Police share holiday crime-prevention information, tips

    Dec 13, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Property criminals view a community differently than a new residential prospect looking for a place to live. For property thieves, it's more like going shopping and looking at the various items available to steal.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Dr. Claudette C. Owens

    Dec 14, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Dr. Claudette C. Owens

  • Train now, 'respond first' saves lives

    Dec 16, 2011

    Recently, the U.S. Army Africa Surgeon's Office and Headquarters Support Company medical section came together for a three-day First Responder's Course addressing some of the most important topics for travelers to Africa.

  • PT, Camaraderie part of great workout on the ice

    Dec 20, 2011

    With the U.S. Army emphasis on running, sit-ups, pushups and pull-ups in its physical training program, a change of venue and team building can help cut down on daily workouts from going stale. Sacramento Recruiting Battalion Soldiers competed in broomball at an area skating rink with Team Officer versus Team Enlisted.

  • 10th Mountain Division NCO receives Soldier's Medal

    Dec 20, 2011

    A 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier who pulled passengers to safety from a burning tour bus July 22, 2011, was awarded the Soldier's Medal Dec. 13, 2011, in Fort Drum's Multipurpose Auditorium.

  • Employees break depot's Toys for Tots record

    Dec 14, 2011

    This year Red River Depot in Texas broke its own Toys for Tots record as members donated 500 bicycles, over 1,350 toys, 6,200 non-perishable food items and $875 in monetary contributions.

  • US Army Pacific Good Samaritan Run

    Dec 13, 2011

    Good Samaritans come in all forms. On this particular day they came in the form of over 400 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army Pacific, who participated in an early morning run to benefit the Hawaii Food Bank.

  • Vital partners: McAlester Army Ammunition Plant and GD-OTS Garland

    Dec 13, 2011

    Partnerships in industry are important but none as important to McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) than their partnership with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Inc. (GD-OTS) in Garland, Texas which provides the bomb casings that MCAAP fills with explosives. MCAAP is the premier bomb and missile warhead integration producer for the Department of Defense.

  • CASCOM Receives Memorial Honoring Fallen Sustainment Soldiers

    Dec 13, 2011

    A memorial honoring sustainment Soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice supporting operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn was presented to the Combined Arms Support Command in a small ceremony Dec. 13.

  • Pentagon developing next-generation helicopter equipment

    Dec 14, 2011

    The Army-led effort to design a next-generation vertical-lift aircraft that is faster, more capable and better equipped is heavily focused on leveraging advanced electronic and avionics capabilities, service officials explained.

  • Army sees technology as future training component

    Dec 14, 2011

    As the Army moves into the future, it will continue to concentrate on both humanitarian assistance and building international partnerships, Unified Quest participants said. But the service will also, in an era of downsizing and constrained resources, still need to be trained and ready for conflict or war.

  • Air defense artillery training course receives high-tech prize

    Dec 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.--If firing a missile was simply a "push button" job, it would not be a challenge to train Soldiers to do it right. Because the Air Defense Artillery School at Fort Sill trains Soldiers to do the job right, it looks simple when you see the missiles firing in the news.

  • No excuses now for officers not to apply for fellowships, scholarships

    Dec 14, 2011

    Two changes made to a set of programs will make participation easier for officers wanting to expand their military careers with fellowships and scholarships.

  • 208th Army Reserve Band Annual Holiday Concert, Newberry S.C.

    Dec 13, 2011

  • CFC Hawaii partipation thank you message

    Dec 13, 2011

    Congratulations and thank you for your participation in this year's Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Our Army Units in Hawaii donated more than $993,000. This year's total represents an increase in donations more than 85% higher than last year's campaign.

  • Soldiers serve Thanksgiving dinner to parents, students at Bliss Elementary

    Dec 13, 2011

    Soldiers from 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and 4 -- 1 Field Artillery, 3rd IBCT, 1st AD participated in decorating and serving the dinner. The Soldiers assisted with decorating bulletin boards in the hallway and dining room, which quickly brought the school into the holiday season.

  • AMC band performs "A New Home for the Holidays" concert

    Dec 13, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Band gave the gift of music to the Huntsville community with a free holiday concert at the Thurber Arts Center, Randolph School Dec. 11.

  • Santa's sleigh team runs on post

    Dec 14, 2011

    Holiday cheer came out in full force Dec. 2 as 125 runners gathered at the Fort Myer Fitness Center for the fourth annual Reindeer Stampede fun 5K run hosted by the Directorate for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Our civilian workforce is Army Strong!

    Dec 13, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal presents this look at the Army civilian workforce working side-by-side with uniformed personnel.

  • Arctic blast chills Bliss

    Dec 13, 2011

    Dec. 5 winter storm blankets Fort Bliss and the El Paso, Texas community making driving hazardous.

  • Disabled American Veterans serving those who serve

    Dec 13, 2011

    Disabled American Veterans local chapter 187 teams with Team Bliss and other organizations to assist active military of all branches, and veterans, whether they have disabilities or not.

  • Spirits undampened at annual holiday tree lighting ceremony

    Dec 13, 2011

    Wednesday, as the cold, rainy day turned into night, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's landscape near McNair Road and Lee Avenue brightened during the annual tree lighting ceremony.

  • Christmas Story, combat version

    Dec 13, 2011

    This poem was written by Kim Etherton last Christmas for her son Private First Class Alvaro Aquino-Cervantes of Kelso, Wash. Cervantes was deployed from July 2010 to June 2011 to Kandahar Airfield with Delta Company, 1-4 Aviation Reconnaissance Battalion, 1-501 Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Electrical upgrades yields results

    Dec 13, 2011

    Upgrading of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's electrical infrastructure along with new generators and the new Radnor Heights substation are constants in the healthy relationship between the joint base and Dominion Virginia Power.

  • 19th Engineers March for Santa

    Dec 13, 2011

  • Master Gardeners demonstrate garden technique, water conservation in El Paso County

    Dec 13, 2011

    Master Gardeners, agriculture and water usage researchers, gathered in the frosty morning air Dec. 6 at Texas A & M AgriLife Research Center in El Paso, Texas. They to discussed gardening plans for 2012 and water usage within the Paso del Norte and Fort Bliss communities while walking through demonstrations gardens here.

  • Keys to city given to Dunwoody

    Dec 14, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general, accepted the keys to Madison County, Huntsville city and Madison city during a "Hail to AMC" luncheon in Huntsville, Ala., Dec. 12, 2011.

  • Energy Awareness Program Slogan, Mascot Winners Chosen

    Dec 13, 2011

    The winners of the Energy Awareness Program's best slogan and mascot were awarded their $100 checks Dec. 12 at a ceremony with the Garrison manager and directors present. Winner of the best mascot was Melody McHugh with First Army. Her entry of "Rocky the Energy Hound" was selected and a life-size cutout of Rocky was made and present at the ceremony.

  • Kentucky First Lady visits HMH, packs care packages for 233rd Trans. Co.

    Dec 13, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (December 8, 2011) -- Kentucky First lady Jane Beshear, joined members of the Hardin Memorial Hospital staff Dec. 6, to pack care packages for members of the 233rd Transportation Company.

  • Tip of the SABER

    Dec 13, 2011

    Division recognizes Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers for excellence in substance abuse prevention.

  • Army Logistics University EOD Advanced Leaders Course graduates

    Dec 13, 2011

    The first class of the Army Logistics University Explosive Ordnance Disposal Advanced Leaders Course to train at the EOD Training Complex at Fort A.P. Hill graduated Dec. 13.

  • Secretary of the Army Visits Wounded Warriors

    Dec 14, 2011

    Secretary of the Army visits Wounded Warriors recovering in Germany

  • Students honor veteran's with annual breakfast

    Dec 13, 2011

    1st Space Bde. leadership participate in local school breakfast honoring service members and veterans.

  • Chapel ringers chime at Kennedy Center

    Dec 13, 2011

    Holiday music composed centuries ago came to life Dec. 6 on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage compliments of the Chapel Ringers.

  • 7th Civil Support Command ESS-X site adds value

    Dec 13, 2011

    The 7th Civil Support Command's Equipment Storage Site Expanded, provides an efficient and value added asset for the Army Reserve in Europe. The ESS-X serves 22 Army Reserve units throughout Europe by consolidating equipment storage and maintenance into one location.

  • RRAD wins LEAP award at Pentagon ceremony

    Dec 29, 2011

    Red River Army Depot recieves the 2011 Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program in the Non-Enterprise Level (Black Belt) categeory.

  • USACE customer workshop update

    Dec 14, 2011

    "How can we better serve you?" It has been nearly a year since reps from USACE Europe District sat down with nearly 40 customers from garrison and other government and military agencies at a customer workshop.

  • West Point's new Army Mule Mascots Ranger III, Stryker assume duties

    Dec 14, 2011

    Ranger III and Stryker, the two new Army Mule Mascots made their public debut at at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during a ceremony Dec. 8, 2011, at Michie Stadium. The two new Army Mule Mascots were welcomed by the Corps of Cadets while Raider and Ranger II were officially retired from service.

  • ECBC awarded patent for All Hazards Receipt Facility

    Dec 13, 2011

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's Mobile Labs and Kits Team was awarded a patent in July 2011 for the All Hazards Receipt Facility, a mobile laboratory. "These mobile laboratories are the key to ensuring the safety of lab personnel by taking in an unknown sample directly into a controlled environment. It makes safety the number one priority when triaging the sample for identification," explained George Noya, ECBC Mobile Labs and Kits team leader.

  • Basketball for toys

    Dec 13, 2011

    From Dec 2-4, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a men's and women's basketball tournament as part of Operation Santa Toy Drive.

  • National Guard 375th Birthday Tri-Signed Letter

    Dec 13, 2011

    National Guard 375th Birthday Army Senior Leaders message

  • Wreaths Across America makes its way into West Point

    Sep 26, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Dec. 13, 2011) -- The national Wreaths Across America campaign made two stops at West Point, first laying about 1,750 wreaths on headstones throughout the cemetery and later conducted a special ceremony inside the Old Cadet Chapel. On Dec. 3, more than 100 participants, from across New York and Pennsylvania, gathered at West Point Cemetery to distribute the holiday wreaths. Members of the West Point Track team were among the academy volunteers. On Dec. 6, a ceremony was held at the Old Cadet Chapel including the Wreaths Across America Caravan, Gold Star Mothers and Wives, West Point leadership and other guests.

  • CNO Strategic Studies Group visits Natick

    Dec 13, 2011

    Five members of the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group came Dec. 12 to the Natick Soldier Systems Center to tour the installation's unique facilities.

  • National Guard marks its 375th birthday

    Dec 13, 2011

    The National Guard came into existence with a direct declaration on Dec. 13, 1636, when the Massachusetts General Court in Salem established that all able-bodied men between the ages of 16 and 60 were required to join the militia.

  • Regional Command (South) NCOs receive the Sergeant Audie Murphy Award

    Dec 13, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The Combined Joint Operation Area Afghanistan chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club welcomed six new members into its ranks during a ceremony on Kandahar Airfield Dec. 9.

  • Soldier steps back in time to reenlist

    Dec 13, 2011

    BASTOGNE, Belgium -- Reenlistment is a special moment for a Soldier, as well as those who serve alongside. It is a conscious decision to extend one's term of service to the Nation and make a commitment to the profession of arms and the sacrifices that come with that profession.

  • 574th QMSC trains on mission-essentials in Kaiserslautern

    Dec 13, 2011

    Soldiers of the 574th Quartermaster Support Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sust. Brigade, spent some time becoming familiar with the warehouse operation at the Supply Activity Europe Army Depot in Kaiserslautern, Germany Nov. 28 - Dec. 2.

  • Third Army CSM attends Sergeant Audie Murphy Club Induction Ceremony

    Dec 13, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Command Sgt. Maj. Stephan Frennier, Third Army/ARCENT senior enlisted advisor and Whitehouse, Texas native, attended the Combined Joint Operations Area Afghanistan Sergeant Audie Murphy Club induction ceremony here Dec. 9.

  • 41st Fires Bde. host St. Barbara's Ball

    Jan 3, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--There were no horse-drawn carriages seen on this night. It was more plausible to say "Cinderella arrived at the ball on an M-270 Multiple Launch Rocket System."

  • Civil affairs team encourages students to pitch in

    Dec 16, 2011

    The U.S. Army 4902nd Civil Affairs Team put its teaching skills to work, using artwork and colorful flip charts to encourage students to pitch in for their school and community, December 6, 2011.

  • Fort Stewart combat engineers compete in Sapper Stakes

    Dec 13, 2011

    Combat engineers with 4-3 Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, tested their mettle, Dec. 6-8, 2011, during a squad-on-squad Sapper Stakes competition at Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Caring personality in the pharmacy

    Dec 12, 2011

    As a deployed pharmacy technician, Staff Sgt. Bridgette Bankhead, the pharmacy non-commissioned officer in charge assigned to the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, runs an essential war fighting support system that keeps Soldiers healthy and ready for combat.

  • NCO of Year, All-American Bowl player share traditions

    Dec 14, 2011

    The top-ranked high school football player from California and the Army's 2011 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, both fierce competitors, are promoting the Army All-American Bowl slated for Jan. 7, 2012, in San Antonio.

  • "Uniform 4" redeploys in time for the holidays

    Dec 12, 2011

    redeployment of 20 soldiers, photo and short article

  • NCO Induction Ceremony

    Dec 12, 2011

    stand alone photo

  • Combat engineers compete in Sapper Stakes

    Dec 12, 2011

    Combat engineers tested their mettle, Dec. 6-8, during a squad-on-squad Sapper Stakes competition on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Detroit Arsenal participates in Wreaths Across America

    Dec 13, 2011

    More than 100 people, including leadership from the Detroit Arsenal, participated in a Wreaths Across America ceremony in New Baltimore, Mich., Dec. 10, 2011, by placing wreaths adorned with red bows and American flags on cemetery markers of fallen veterans.

  • Mine rollers designed to blow up, save lives

    Dec 13, 2011

    Albert Bacon helps coalition forces in Afghanistan install mine rollers on the front of tactical vehicles. He has traveled across the country providing support to Soldiers and assisting with mine rollers installations.

  • TRADOC program invests in strategic-thinking civilians

    Dec 12, 2011

    FORT EUSTIS, Va., -- The next generation of Army Civilian leaders graduated from the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Senior Leader Development Program during a ceremony at TRADOC Headquarters Dec. 9.

  • Sale of APG lighthouse painting benefits Wounded Warriors

    Dec 12, 2011

    The sale of Anna Justice's Pooles Island Lighthouse painting will benefit the families of America's Wounded Warriors. Anna Justice joined her husband, senior APG commander Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, Fisher House Foundation representatives and APG officials Dec. 9 at Top of the Bay club to unveil her fourth painting to be sold to benefit charity.

  • Army North, Pershing Elementary sign covenant

    Dec 12, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Leaders of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army North, signed a covenant Nov. 8 with school officials at John J. Pershing Elementary School, and unveiled a new sign at the school commemorating the military and community partnership.

  • 470th MI Brigade team wins cyber challenge

    Dec 12, 2011

    A three-member team from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade who recently attended a computer forensics investigations course proved they had learned their skills by winning a cyber challenge at the course's conclusion.

  • Military, civilian communities bid farewell to Army's oldest 4-star general

    Dec 12, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Retired Lt. Gen. Guy Swan III, the former commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, presents a flag to William Haines, the son of retired Gen. Ralph Haines Jr., at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery Dec. 3. Soldiers from Fort Sam Houston and Fort Hood joined with community members to pay their respects for Haines, who was 98 years old at the time of his death and was the oldest living 4-star general and senior retired officer. Haines served as the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army from 1967 to 1968. He also served as the commanding general of 1st Armored Division at Fort Hood, Texas, and as the commanding general of III Corps, also at Fort Hood.

  • Operation Toy Drop 2011

    Dec 12, 2011

  • Army Cyber hosts Brazilian delegation

    Dec 13, 2011

    Members of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and Office of the Secretary of Defense hosted officials from Ministry of Defence of Brazil Dec. 5-7, 2011, in Virginia, symbolizing the second official visit from a foreign country since the command stood up over a year ago.

  • New Armed Forces Reserve Center opens in Wilmington, N.C.

    Dec 12, 2011

    Approximately 300 Army Reserve Soldiers and 190 Navy Sailors will be assigned to the Armed Forces Reserve Center - Wilmington. The Army Reserve's 650th Transportation Company and the 1151st Transportation Company have a new place they can call home.

  • Going beyond the gate with Outdoor Recreation

    Dec 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - There are few military installation locations that offer a more diverse range of outdoor activities than Monterey.

  • Monterey service members test quicker airport screening

    Dec 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Monterey is the testbed for expedited screening for service members traveling through the local airport.

  • Good Ol'Boy

    Dec 12, 2011

    A Soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., trains on handling a shotgun during a weeklong training exercise.

  • Brazilian delegation visits Army South, U.S. Southern Command

    Dec 13, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (Dec. 9, 2011) Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, the commanding general of U.S. Army South, hosted Brazilian Lt. Gen. Paulo Humberto, the second deputy chief of the Brazilian army's land operations command, and his delegation for a three-day visit to the Army South headquarters Dec. 7 -- 9.

  • Simulation conference enhances foreign military sales

    Dec 14, 2011

    The Security Assistance Command provided support at the annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. This year's conference was hosted by the Army and USASAC participated as part of the Army/Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation exhibit.

  • General and Mrs. Odierno 2011 holiday greeting

    Dec 12, 2011

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and Mrs. Linda Odierno, send a holiday greeting to U.S. Army Soldiers.

  • Odierno visits midshipmen at 2011 Army-Navy Game

    Dec 12, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno shows his sportsmanship by donning a Navy jersey after Army lost it's 10th consecutive football game to the Midshipmen of Annapolis at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Dec. 10, 2011.

  • 412TEC celebrates the Holidays with Families

    Dec 19, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler Jr., commander, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Flubacher and Chaplain Timothy Samorajski share a moment with Lt. Col. John Breland, Staff Judge Advocate Section Chief, and his family during the unit's Family Day/Christmas celebration Dec. 11, 2011 at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center in Vicksburg, Miss. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Porter)

  • Dancing with Stars champ returns to Campbell

    Dec 13, 2011

    J.R. Martinez, ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" winner and former 101st Airborne Division member, returned to Fort Campbell, Ky., to not only visit with Soldiers and families, but to also deliver a message.

  • LOGCAP on the job in Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2011

    Providing support services and freeing servicemembers to focus on fighting, the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program is an essential element of coalition efforts in Afghanistan.

  • Strong Bonds Lite: Innovative chapel program serves Soldiers, families

    Dec 15, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - With budgets being slashed Army-wide, military chaplains are finding innovative ways to continue serving Soldiers and their families. That "resiliency" is not only evident in the services, support and programs they provide but also in the content of the training shared.

  • RDECOM facilitates collective NCO feedback on communications-electronics capabilities

    Dec 12, 2011

    Non-Commissioned Officers from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's centers provided a Soldier's perspective on defense technology when they visited the command's communications-electronics center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. They received a tour of CERDEC's facilities and hands-on demonstrations of its technologies as part of the RDECOM Quarterly NCO Professional Development program.

  • 2-87 Infantry Soldiers train ANA staff

    Dec 12, 2011

    ZHARAY DISTRICT, KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan--Throughout the past ten years, Soldiers have understood that the key to success in Afghanistan is partnership. Soldiers in the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Task Force Spartan), have been deployed to Kandahar province since April 2011, and partnered with Afghan security forces in every operation, both lethally and non-lethally.

  • U.S. Soldier first to graduate Polish NCO Academy

    Dec 12, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Tomasz Bartoszyn, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, became the first U.S. Soldier to graduate from the Polish Land Forces NCO Academy in Poznan, Poland, Dec. 9, 2011. While Soldiers from other partner nations routinely train at the U.S. Army Europe's 7th Army NCO Academy in Grafenwoehr, Germany, this is the first time a U.S. Soldier has attended a foreign NCO Academy.

  • Relive Christmas 1944 in special De Schark Cave service

    Dec 13, 2011

    MAASTRICHT, Netherlands -- Thanks to Mr. van Grinsven, a Dutch Monk and an eyewitness to the Holy Mass held in the De Schark Caves Dec. 24, 1944, we can imagine what it was like for approximately 300 U.S. Soldiers who sought refuge there to celebrate Christmas Eveā€¦

  • Building emergency response community bonds: National Guard tours Port of Houston

    Dec 11, 2011

    Joint Task Force 71 unit and section leaders tour Houston ship channel.

  • Marne Division families, friends remember their fallen

    Dec 13, 2011

    Fort Stewart Soldiers, families, and Soldiers came together Dec. 10, 2011, to honor the memories of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice during the War on Terror. The 439 trees that line the Marne Division's Warriors Walk each received a wreath during the annual Wreaths for Warriors Walk ceremony.

  • Toy Drive Mission Helps Troops' Kids for Holidays

    Dec 11, 2011

    To support those Soldiers who are sacrificing the holidays serving their country overseas; The Freedom Medical Aid Team, an organization of dedicated volunteers from New York Hospital Queens, have made it their mission to never forget those who volunteer to defend the U.S.

  • Army loses hard-fought game to Navy

    Dec 12, 2011

    Twice the 112th showdown between the Black Knights and Navy was tied, but despite capturing their first rushing title since 1998, Army couldn't stop two fourth-quarter field goals, making the final score Navy 27-21.

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