Archive: Dec 2011

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  • KACC pharmacy to close for system upgrades

    Dec 12, 2011

    Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center's pharmacy will close from Dec. 23 to Jan. 2 to undergo a technical upgrade to improve its operations and enhance the speed, safety and accuracy of dispensing prescriptions.

  • Responders, planners tested in classroom and during events

    Dec 9, 2011

    USAKA's emergency managers prepare for possible future crises.

  • Lt. Gen. Formica visits Kwajalein, discusses long-term sustainability

    Dec 9, 2011

    LTG Formica visit the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll recently

  • Soldier coaches team to state championship, AAU's national playoffs

    Dec 9, 2011

    Leadership, integrity, and personal courage make for a great Soldier, but for one senior non-commissioned officer, living these Army values also makes for a winning coach.

  • Resiliency Trainer Assistant class teaches leaders to look inward, find the positive

    Dec 8, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- If you ask Master Sgt. George Hedspeth what the key is to understanding others, he'll probably tell you that first you have to know yourself. It sounds like the Confucius-style answer of any typical soul searcher. But in this case it's not.

  • Deploying with 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division

    Dec 9, 2011

    U.S. Army Pacific Commander Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski delivers a motivational speech to paratroopers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.

  • Duncan's uphill struggle ends with bars of gold

    Dec 8, 2011

    Every month Christopher R. Duncan transforms into a lean mean fighting machine as 2nd Lt. Duncan, New Jersey Army National Guard.

  • Telling the Army contracting story through social media

    Dec 9, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command and several of its subordinate organizations have embraced social media to help tell the ACC story.

  • West Point presents distinct role for contracting

    Dec 8, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- As the oldest continuously occupied military post in America, West Point creates an extraordinary workload for contracting professionals here who harmonize the post's modern needs with its rich history.

  • Contracting office provides capitalist support in Cuba

    Dec 8, 2011

    GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- Christopher Columbus landed here at Fisherman's Point in 1494 and from that point forward the bay has remained a vital harbor for many countries.

  • Schofield Barracks Soldiers serve veterans on Thanksgiving Day

    Dec 8, 2011

    Volunteer replacement leaders and in-processing Soldiers spent time serving meals on Thanksgiving Day during the second annual Feed the Veterans program Nov. 24 at Barbers Point, Hawaii.

  • Horoho takes oath as first nurse, female surgeon general

    Jan 9, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho became both the first nurse and the first woman appointed as Army surgeon general in a ceremony Dec. 7, 2011, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Supporting more than just the warfighter

    Dec 8, 2011

    Civilian and military contracting specialists are increasingly in demand to support critical contracting requirements around the world.

  • New facility opens for Army Reserve and Alabama National Guard

    Dec 8, 2011

    While many in the nation were remembering Pearl Harbor, the Alabama Army National Guard and the 81st Regional Support Command, US Army Reserve conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony on the new Joint Force Headquarters Armed Forces Readiness Center here on December 7, 2011.

  • 407th man earns Army Lean/Six Sigma award

    Dec 8, 2011

    James Luedecke earned a 2011 Lean/Six Sigma Excellence Award for a project expected to save millions at the Fort Hood, Texas, Directorate of Logistics. The Fort Hood DOL operates under the authority of the 407th Army Field Support Brigade - one of Army Sustainment Command's seven brigades spanning the globe.

  • TRADOC-sponsored simulation wins Serious Games Challenge

    Dec 8, 2011

    A 3-D cultural training simulation, sponsored by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), won first place in the Serious Games Challenge (government category) at the nation's premier modeling, simulation and training event, the InterService/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 1.

  • ECC Soldiers on target with weapons training

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT MCCLELLAN, Ala. - Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers locked and loaded their M4 assault rifles on the Pelham Training Range here Nov. 3 to complete their annual weapons qualification and conduct select combat skills training.

  • Tobyhanna earns Shingo Silver

    Dec 8, 2011

    Employees here have an effective weapon in the Defense Department's war on waste; it's the private sector's proven operations strategy known as Lean Six Sigma. Depot employees wield that weapon so well that they have earned their first Shingo Silver Medallion for improved support of a weapons system used to train aircrews to avoid threats.

  • AMC moves forward in Reducing, Reshaping Civilian Workforce

    Dec 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command is among eight Army commands and agencies at 70 different locations directed to reduce civilian on-board strength to meet funding targets established by the Secretary of Defense.

  • National Industries for the Blind Helps Wounded Warriors

    Dec 8, 2011

    National Industries for the Blind and the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity's Medical Support Systems Project Management Office work together under the Ability One Program to help employ people with disabilities.

  • Today's intern, tomorrow's leader

    Dec 8, 2011

    SMDC benefit from DA Intern Program

  • Multi-pool swimming facility to be built at East Fort Bliss

    Dec 8, 2011

    Members of Fort Bliss and El Paso community held a ground-breaking ceremony Nov. 29 to start construction on a new $15.5 million multi-pool swimming facility.

  • Small directorate accomplishing big feats

    Dec 9, 2011

    Procuring everything from paperclips to facilities for Army Contracting Command elements worldwide, the command's Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations, Logistics and Commandant Services tentacles of support extend to every corner of the globe.

  • Gallantry, heroism of Soldiers recognized during Valor Ceremony

    Dec 9, 2011

    Five Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), were honored for their gallantry and heroism in a Valor Ceremony held at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart, Germany.

  • Fort Bliss Purple Heart recipients share stories at Rotary Club banquet

    Dec 8, 2011

    Ten Fort Bliss Soldiers were recognized for their service and valor, the deeds that earned them the Purple Heart, in downtown El Paso during a Rotary Club banquet Dec. 1.

  • Reductions announced to meet new fiscal reality

    Dec 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. The Secretary of Defense order to reduce the civilian workforce will decrease the U.S. Army Materiel Command's civilian workforce by approximately 1,685 positions. 1,440 of the positions will be eliminated no later than Sept. 30, 2012 and the remaining reductions will occur in fiscal year 2013.

  • Losing Sleep: Army Doctors are Helping Soldiers Take Back their Night and Day

    Dec 8, 2011

    The number of Soldiers experiencing insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders has increased significantly in recent years. Poor sleep during deployment caused by combat stress and less-than-ideal sleeping conditions can carry over even when a Soldier returns stateside. Since chronic sleep problems have been shown to impact driving abilities and cognitive processes, exacerbate existing conditions like post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and increase the risk of other health problems, Sleep Medicine has become an important and growing research focus for the U.S. Army.

  • 94TH AAMDC CONDUCTS SAFETY TRAINING

    Dec 8, 2011

    The 94TH Army Air and Missile Defense Command held its semi-annual safety training day on Nov 23, 2011 at Fort Shafter.

  • Soldiers donate to Santa's Castle effort

    Dec 8, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Exchanging gifts and spending time with family and friends traditionally makes the holidays brighter. But to some, giving to those less fortunate is more meaningful than receiving gifts.

  • Pulling out all the stops for Thanksgiving: Behind the scenes at Wiesbaden Dining Facility

    Dec 8, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- "This is our Super Bowl -- this is the time we shine." That's how Isreal Deschaine, a food services worker leader with the garrison's Directorate of Logistics, described the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Wiesbaden Dining Facility Nov. 24.

  • DENTAC Soldiers take on Best Warrior challenge

    Dec 8, 2011

  • Lecture series promotes leader development

    Dec 8, 2011

    Senior leader lecture series speaks key issues to current, future Army leaders

  • TAMC honors American Indian service members

    Dec 8, 2011

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- Tripler Army Medical Center recognized National American Indian Heritage Month in the Kyser Auditorium here, Nov. 16.

  • Army veteran remembers Pearl Harbor

    Dec 8, 2011

    A Pearl Harbor survivor recalls dark day in U.S. history.

  • Fort McCoy recycling totals near 50 percent mark

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy recycled almost 50 percent of its waste stream during fiscal year (FY) 2011, according to Michael Miller.

  • Fort Sill opens updated Basic Combat Training facility

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Sill Basic Combat Training facility renovations complete; Soldiers move into modern facility

  • New brace salvages limbs, mobility, morale

    Dec 8, 2011

    A leading a prosthetist and developer at the state-of-the-art at the Center for the Intrepid developed the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis, a streamlined, energy-storing brace that delivers nearly instantaneous results.

  • Kids meet Santa at 841st EN BN Yellow Ribbon

    Dec 28, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Toussant, assigned to the 841st Engineer Battalion, enjoys a quiet moment with his son Gabriel during the unit's second Yellow Ribbon event Dec. 3, 2011 in Miami, Fl. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Porter)

  • Santa's Workshop brings joy this season

    Dec 8, 2011

    Countless Soldiers and their Families across post will have a merrier holiday season, thanks to the generosity of Santa's Workshop.

  • AFTB celebrates 17 years of service

    Dec 8, 2011

    The Mountain Post community joined in a celebration of the Army Family Team Building program's 17 years of service, Nov. 30.

  • Practice winter weather safety in the home

    Dec 8, 2011

  • Preparation key to winter car safety

    Dec 8, 2011

  • Vetcom becomes Public Health Command

    Dec 8, 2011

    In a small ceremony at Cheyenne Shadows Golf Club, members of the Rocky Mountain District Veterinary Command cased their colors and unveiled the colors of the newly formed Public Health Command District-Carson.

  • SKIES Unlimited program sponsors Jujitsu classes

    Dec 8, 2011

    Nearly a dozen white-uniformed, white-belted Belvoir youth ages 7-13 gathered at the Markham School Age Center Friday to engage in martial arts combat.

  • Sullivan visits ANAD overseas activities

    Dec 8, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot Commander Col. Timothy Sullivan and Tommy Carlisle, a maintenance production coordinator for the installation's Directorate of Production, recently returned from the Middle East.

  • Surf, share online with care

    Dec 8, 2011

    In the near future, some social media sites may be unlocked here at the depot. There have been major bandwidth issues preventing social media sites from being accessible. However, those issues will soon be resolved and, when this auspicious implementation takes place, we must keep in mind how this will increase vulnerability risks.

  • Federal agency gives new life to surplus equipment

    Dec 9, 2011

    One Fort Drum agency is giving outdated surplus equipment a new purpose through the Defense Logistics Agency's Disposition Services.

  • Cookie Social provides care packages for deployed Soldiers

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Belvoir residents, employees and local community members made their way to the Army Community Services Building to put together care packages for deployed Family members and friends during the "Holiday Cookie Social & Goodie-Box Packing Party" Saturday morning.

  • ANAD Component Repair Branch overhauls interior vehicle parts

    Dec 8, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot's Component Repair Branch touches every vehicle overhauled or repaired here. From the components that operate the turret of a M1 Abrams tank to seats, hatches, road arms, air filters and many more parts for M1s, Paladins, M88s and M113s, if it's found in the interior of a vehicle, odds are the employees of component repair worked on it.

  • Industry reaches out to Army safety

    Dec 8, 2011

    If a company uses more than 200 different trucking contractors operating more than 700 trucks across a five-state region, how safely they operate those big rigs is a major concern.

  • Reaching Wide Afghanistan

    Dec 8, 2011

    Soldiers of the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion take on their first community outreach project since deploying to Afghanistan.

  • ANAD welcomes its new sergeant major

    Dec 8, 2011

    He has only been on the job a few weeks, but Anniston Army Depot's new sergeant major, Jeffrey Marcon, is no stranger to the installation. His first visit to the depot was in 2004 during a Department of the Army Sergeant Major Logistics Conference. In 2010, when the U.S. Army Forces Command G4 Conference was held at his home base of Fort McPherson, Ga., Marcon took the opportunity to introduce his fellow sergeants major to the installation. That year, he visited the depot twice -- once for reconnaissance, during the conference's planning phase, then again in May with about 20 FORSCOM sergeants major.

  • Manassas man recalls Pearl Harbor

    Dec 8, 2011

    Steve Krawczyk remembers the events of Dec. 7, 1941 like it was yesterday.

  • FES responds to Dogue Creek Village fire

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services rescue personnel were called to Dogue Creek Village shortly after midnight Tuesday.

  • Accessible homes support Wounded Warriors

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Belvoir brought healing into the homes of Woodlawn Village Nov. 30.

  • West Point rallies to support Army Football

    Dec 8, 2011

    A heavy downpour did nothing to diminish the spirit of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets as they gathered on Daly Field at West Point, N.Y., Dec. 7, 2011, to send off the Army Black Knights.

  • Hood hosts Dutch training

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from the Royal Netherlands Army are getting to train and work with their air force counterparts. But the training is happening at Fort Hood. Although Dutch Apache pilots have been training at Fort Hood since 1999, Dutch soldiers have only been coming here for a little more than a year. The first group of infantry troops came to Fort Hood in May 2010 for a proof of concept exercise.

  • Guardians win Eagle Award; to compete for Armywide honor

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - A Fort Hood military police company was selected as this year's best in the U.S Army Forces Command, Nov. 15, for the excellence displayed during the last 12 months.

  • Third ID Soldiers take part in Jaguars Military Appreciation Day

    Dec 8, 2011

    A few service members can't help but glance up as a formation of four Air Force jets whizzes over their heads. Their grip on the American flag doesn't loosen, however, as they savor the music and cheers going on around them.

  • What can alcohol really do to your life?

    Dec 8, 2011

    Let's talk about drunk driving and what effect it has on you and other people. Alcohol can affect a person mentally and physically. There are many campaigns designed to eliminate drunk driving. One such campaign was started by a mother who lost her son in a crash that was caused by the negligence of a drunk driver. Instead of grieving, the mother did a positive thing.

  • Community comes together during 'Christmas in the Park'

    Dec 8, 2011

    Sounds of laughter, cheers, and holiday spirits filled the air as Soldiers, Families, and local community members came together to celebrate the holiday season during Hinesville, Ga.'s Christmas in the park, held at Bradwell Park, Dec. 5.

  • Senior Red Cross leader visits Stewart

    Dec 8, 2011

    American Red Cross leader Sherry Brown, senior vice president, Service to the Armed Forces, visited the home of the Third Infantry Division, Nov. 30. The American Red Cross is an emergency response organization whose mission provides relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, according to the organization's mission statement.

  • Art gala showcases local youth talent

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Not every child gets the chance to learn about quilting, ceramics and wood burning in their free time, but participants in the Experience, Develop, Grow and Excel, or EDGE!, program showed that they have been learning these skills and more during an art gala Dec. 2.

  • Stewart-Hunter, communities join in holiday parades

    Dec 8, 2011

    Everyone enjoys a parade, which is apparent by Soldier participants and crowds that line the streets to watch the progressions. Soldiers of the division participated in community parades, Dec. 3 in several of the towns around Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield. A military twist was added in all of them, as was noted by the one in Vidalia.

  • Operation Celebration: Kindergarteners send holidays to deployed Soldiers

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The kindergarten teachers at Fort Rucker Primary School taught their students the importance of showing thanks and appreciation to deployed Soldiers Dec. 1 with Operation: Celebration, an event to send holiday care packages to Soldiers spending their holidays on deployment.

  • Shop smart for the holidays, understand the rules

    Dec 8, 2011

    Items purchased overseas in Germany at local U.S. military facilities or on the economy with a Value Added Tax form are duty and tax-free. As a result, there are restrictions on giving these items as gifts to local nationals and other people not authorized privileges, including sending gifts back to stateside Family and friends.

  • DPS officials warn of carbon monoxide dangers

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Directorate of Public Safety urges Fort Rucker residents to be aware of the risks and safety hazards that carbon monoxide can pose during the winter months.

  • Education center helps boost careers for Soldiers

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Education Center, located in Bldg. 4502 on Andrews Avenue, can provide Soldiers the opportunity to get the education they need to boost their careers by providing classes and programs that can help guide them as well as provide some educational services for Family members.

  • Mail order pharmacy decreases wait time

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Over the past few months, many who fill their prescriptions at Lyster Army Health Clinic may have noticed longer lines and limited parking, a reality that Lyster officials hope to decrease by encouraging beneficiaries to utilize the Tricare pharmacy home delivery program.

  • Lyster renovations create more efficient patient primary care

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Over the coming months, several renovations will be made to the Lyster Army Health Clinic's primary care facilities in order to provide more efficient and quality care to patients of the clinic's four care teams.

  • Community members speak up to make a difference

    Dec 8, 2011

    Voices were heard, 68 delegates and 16 facilitators, recorders, transcribers and issue support volunteers participated in the annual Army Family Action Plan symposium here at Warner Barracks on Nov. 29.

  • Winterizing vehicles key to winter safety

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The leading cause of death during winter storms is transportation accidents, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

  • Tree lighting kicks off holiday season

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Families and community members set the holiday season in full swing by gathering at Howze Field to light the Fort Rucker Christmas tree Friday.

  • Keller pharmacist earns Armywide award

    Dec 8, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Dec. 8, 2011) -- Rhonda Hoffman has been an inpatient civilian pharmacist at Keller Army Community for 17 years and on Nov. 2, was honored for her service by receiving the U.S. Army Janet P. Hunter Civilian Pharmacist of the Year Award in Dallas.

  • Army football: Q&A with wide receiver Austin Barr

    Dec 8, 2011

    Last season had a different vibe to it as Army approached its big rivalry game with Navy with a bowl game in its back pocket and a 6-5 record. This year, the Black Knights are 3-8 after a season where a youth movement, costly mistakes in close games and injuries to important players kept them from fulfilling last year's promise.

  • Malian Defense soldiers learn logistics with U.S. Army Special Forces

    Dec 8, 2011

    West Virginia Army National Guard Special Forces Soldiers taught members of the Malian Defense Forces how to effectively conduct drop zone selection, request aerial resupplies along with different methods of dropping supplies via air transport in order to maximize joint stability and security efforts.

  • Cadets, midshipmen report from opposing fronts for Army-Navy game

    Dec 9, 2011

    It is a longstanding tradition at the Army-Navy football game for both academies to conduct a formal "prisoner exchange" on the field before kickoff.

  • Sports season wraps up with banquet

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- One day after falling short of an undefeated flag football season by losing in the championship game, the Soldier-athletes of the 120th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception) had reason to celebrate.

  • Spread the holiday cheer: Fort Jackson begins festive season with lights, music

    Dec 8, 2011

    Fort Jackson began the holiday season Dec. 1 with its annual Christmas Tree, Manger and Menorah ceremony, which ended with a surprise visit by Santa. Sunday, members of the post and local community were treated to a concert by the 282nd Army Band.

  • New SSI commander named

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army announced Monday that Col. David MacEwen was selected to become the next commanding officer of the Soldier Support Institute. MacEwen, who is nominated for promotion to brigadier general, currently serves as the executive officer to the vice chief of staff of the Army.

  • Stall to leave legacy of leadership

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- He planned to retire after serving in the Army for 20 years and one day, but at the end of this week, Post Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Stall will assume another command sergeant major position with the 4th Infantry Division in Fort Carson, Co.

  • CFC supports local, national efforts

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I am proud of the Fort Jackson community for the generosity it has shown so far this year in support of the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign, which will soon come to a close. As of this week, Fort Jackson's contribution total was roughly $510,000. These funds will go a long way in supporting a great number of charitable organizations that depend on us.

  • Fort Lee, local communities develop 'strategic vision'

    Dec 8, 2011

    PETERSBURG, Va. (Dec. 7, 2011) -- - The second of four events that will shape the long-term sustainability plan of U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee and its surrounding communities occurred here Tuesday at Union Station.

  • West Point Marathon Team runs football to Army-Navy game

    Dec 9, 2011

    The West Point Marathon team will run more than 280 over 48 hours to carry a ceremonial game ball from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., past the World Trade Center in New York City, to FedEx Field in Landover, Md., for the Army-Navy game Saturday.

  • Crime scene: Post tests emergency plans

    Dec 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The scene looked as if it could have been taken from the TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation -- a group of crime scene investigators, one donning a full-body protective suit and carrying a camera, most others wearing paper booties to protect the scene from contamination, entered a building as special response team members secured the perimeter. Carrying their special kits, the small team surveyed the scene; shell casings littered the floor, an assault rifle lay nearby. Blood was spattered on the floor and the walls.

  • SMA encourages professionalism, recognizes Fort Lee's Best Warrior team

    Dec 29, 2011

    The sergeant major of the Army visited Fort Lee Tuesday to present awards to the support staff of the 2011 Best Warrior Competition.

  • New mobile parts hospital opens at Camp Leatherneck

    Dec 8, 2011

    A new mobile parts hospital has opened at Camp Leatherneck on the AMC compound.

  • Third Army wins second straight Department of the Army award

    Dec 8, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Third Army was presented with the Multiple Theater Projects Recognition Award during the 2011 Army Lean/Six Sigma Excellence Awards Program ceremony at the Pentagon Nov. 29.

  • Eighth Army Band to play at Korea's premier venue

    Dec 8, 2011

    The Eighth Army Band is scheduled to perform its annual holiday concert at South Korea's premier concert venue Dec. 18, 2011.

  • Team Bliss supports special needs

    Dec 7, 2011

    The parents and children made their way into The Grand Theatre at Freedom Crossing, popcorn and sodas in hand. This movie is a little bit different, however. After the previews play, the lights don't dim. As the movie plays, there is no thunderous bass and loud sound. Instead, the volume is set at a normal level.

  • 94TH AAMDC SENIOR LEADERS TOUR THE USS O'KANE

    Dec 7, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii--Forty-two senior leaders of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command toured the USS O'Kane as part of their monthly Leader's Seminar Training Oct 28.

  • Jackson keeps on rolling with the bumps and bruises

    Dec 9, 2011

    By day Nickole Jackson is ordering computers, printers and equipment for the Acquisition work force; by night she's busting up the ladies as a pushing, shoving roller skating derby queen.

  • 2/3 Avn helps Coastal Empire Veterans remember Pearl Harbor

    Dec 7, 2011

    When Spc. Justin Moore, a Knighthawk Soldier from the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, stepped into the Rotunda of the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, he said he was taken aback with humility. Not only because of the historical regalia on display, but at the presence of so many World War II Veterans.

  • 'Patriot' leaders demonstrate proficiency in big three certification

    Dec 7, 2011

    Senior leaders with Battery's A and B of 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, conducted their annual big three certification, Nov. 28-30, at the 4IBCT complex on Fort Stewart.

  • 1st Infantry Division Commanding General visits with K-State ROTC cadets

    Dec 7, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. visited Kansas State University on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to speak with ROTC cadets about leadership. He also hosted a question-and-answer session, addressing everything from balancing careers with spouses, challenges that await the cadets upon their commissioning and the war in Afghanistan

  • Facebook town hall continues to inform Marne community

    Dec 8, 2011

    Third Infantry Division community members posed approximately 100 questions and concerns to garrison leaders Nov. 30, 2011, at the quarterly Facebook Town Hall meeting.

  • Flexibility and commitment at Maryland-based contracting center

    Dec 9, 2011

    Diversity is the key word when discussing the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Gound's mission, wide-ranging customer base, dispersed site locations and varied contracting actions.

  • 603rd ASB wins Maintenance Excellence Award

    Dec 7, 2011

  • Fort Lee 'heroes' talk to local students

    Dec 8, 2011

    PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (Dec. 7, 2011) -- Homer's classic literary masterpiece "The Odyssey" recounts the story of the epic Greek hero, Odysseus, on his journey home after the Trojan War. He encounters a variety of obstacles like the beautiful nymph Calypso, a storm sent by Poseidon, a sea monster and a Cyclops, and the suitors who overran his palace and pillaged his land while attempting to court his wife, Penelope.

  • Barracks Life: It's everyone's duty to prevent drunk and drugged driving

    Dec 7, 2011

    I want you to mentally inject yourselves into a scenario: You and your friends are off duty hanging out at a local restaurant on a weeknight, and you happen to see a person you know to be a fellow Soldier with the 3rd Infantry Division--a Soldier who appears to be three sheets to the wind--mount her motorcycle in preparation to leave.

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