Archive: Feb 2011

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  • New IWTP opens at Anniston Army Depot

    Feb 3, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot commemorated the grand opening of its $40.1 million industrial wastewater treatment plant with a ribbon cutting ceremony here Jan. 21. Officials said the event is a major milestone in the depot's history of producing military equipment for the U.S. and its allies.

  • Enterprise e-mail migration to begin in February

    Feb 3, 2011

    With the upcoming migration to Enterprise e-mail, economy-sized Army e-mail boxes will become luxury sedans, up to 40 times larger.

  • Shelby speaks at Calhoun County Chamber event

    Feb 3, 2011

    U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby was at Anniston Army Depot Jan. 13 to speak at a luncheon for the Top Government Leaders Series hosted by the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce at the Berman-Varner House here.

  • POW speaks to Anniston Army Depot retirees

    Feb 3, 2011

    As an Air Force first lieutenant in 1967, Hank Fowler said he felt like the king of the world in the air-conditioned cockpit of his F-4 Phantom, a state-of-the-art plane for that time. On March 6, 1967, as he was piloting one of four F-4s accompanying fighter bombers on a raid of Hanoi, Vietnam, his world changed.

  • To Live or Die - The Dividing Line

    Feb 3, 2011

    How wide is the line dividing life and death' Sometimes it can be as narrow as 2 inches.

  • DEERS scheduler cuts delays

    Feb 3, 2011

    Fort Carson's military personnel division started accepting online appointments Jan. 3 to decrease delays.

  • Rampage Hockey 'Cool School Education Day' for Fort Sam Houston Elementary

    Feb 3, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- Anticipation hung in the air at the AT&T Center Jan. 26, as 350 Fort Sam Houston Elem-entary students joined more than 8,000 other students waiting to enter the AT&T Center for the Rampage hockey game against the Abbottsville, (Canada) Heat.

  • Event promotes fitness

    Feb 3, 2011

    Many of Fort Carson's civilians and Family members came out to enjoy the Mountain Post's first Sports, Fitness and Wellness Expo Jan. 19 at Garcia Physical Fitness Center.

  • METC: Doing great things

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Milestones continue to be reached and student numbers are on the rise since the doors opened at two of five instructional facilities at the expansive multi-service Medical Education & Training Campus at Fort Sam Houston on June 30, 2010.

  • USAACE commanding general receives second star

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general received his second star today during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum on post. Hundreds of soldiers, Army Aviation leaders, civilian employees, family members and local officials honored Maj. Gen. Anthony G. Crutchfield and his accomplishment.

  • Secretary of Defense presents Purple Heart at BAMC

    Feb 3, 2011

    Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates presents 1st Lt. Larkin O'Hern with the Purple Heart Jan. 29 at Brooke Army Medical Center for wounds received while serving in Afghanistan.

  • Assistant Secretary Hammack visits Fort Carson

    Feb 3, 2011

    The assistant secretary of the Army for installations and environment visited Fort Carson Jan. 27 to gain an understanding of the post's sustainability and renewable energy strategies to help the Army achieve its future goals.

  • SES logistician at Army's largest command retires after 37 years service

    Feb 3, 2011

    Article on the retirement of Mr. David Campbell, Deputy G-4

  • Gen. George Casey Jr. with Spc. Logan Hathorn

    Feb 3, 2011

    Gen. George Casey Jr., chief of staff of the Army, presents a Purple Heart medal to Spc. Logan Hathorn, at Brooke Army Medical Center Jan. 21 as his wife, Tanya, looks on. Hathorn, a combat engineer assigned to 287th Engineer Company, was injured when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device during a clearance mission Jan. 4.

  • Black History Month kick-off

    Feb 3, 2011

    (From left) Command Sgt. Maj. Derrick Taylor, 106th Signal Brigade command sergeant major; Sgt. 1st Class Melanie Locklear, Fort Sam Houston and U.S. Army North Equal Opportunity Advisor; Col. Chris Haigh, 106th Signal Brigade commander and Sgt. 1st Class Ahmand Brown, 106th Signal Brigade Equal Opportunity Advisor, cut the cake to kick off Black History Month Feb. 1 at the post exchange. Taylor provided a brief history of how Black History Month began and Haigh read the proclamation signed by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. "We must always remember that we are interrelated by one spirit," Taylor concluded. "It is imperative that we treat everybody with dignity and respect, regardless of our differences."

  • Super Bowl XLV -- enjoy festivities safely

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers fans will have the opportunity to cheer on their respective team Feb. 6.

  • Actor D.B. Sweeney visits with Soldiers, wounded warriors at Fort Sam Houston

    Feb 3, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Actor D.B. Sweeney visited with combat medics assigned to the 232nd Medical Battalion, inpatients at Brooke Army Medical Center, the Center for the Intrepid and the Warrior and Family Support Center at Fort Sam Houston Jan. 26. Sweeney is well known for his roles in "Fire in the Sky," "Memphis Belle," "Cutting Edge" and "Spawn," as well as numerous television appearances on shows such as "Jericho," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "Lonesome Dove." The actor has also initiated a program where other celebrities write letters of support to military personnel. The letters can be seen at http://www.lettersfromhollywood.army.mil.

  • Health clinic continues care during $2.15M renovations

    Feb 3, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Patients will not see a decrease in services despite extensive renovations going on at Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic.

  • Friends, Family organize run for military child

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The predicament of a military child is being brought to the people of the Wiregrass community with a community 5K run and walk Feb. 12 at Wildwood Loop in Daleville.

  • Basic training -- Building muscle, making friends all part of Boot Camp

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- After two weeks of intense training, the participants of the 2011 Boot Camp, hosted by Fortenberry-Colton Physical Fitness Facility staff, are starting to see results.

  • Upcoming breakfast promotes day of prayer

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military and civilian personnel, their Families and the surrounding communities are invited to attend Fort Rucker's National Prayer Breakfast beginning at 6:30 a.m. Feb. 10 at The Landing.

  • Cold water survival tips from USACE and USCG

    Feb 3, 2011

    When water is cold, falling overboard or having your boat capsize are lifethreatening situations. Here are a few cold water survival tips.

  • Community members celebrate black history

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- To celebrate and recognize the accomplishments and contributions to society African Americans have made, Fort Rucker organizations host many events in February.

  • Super Bowl XLV -- enjoy festivities safely

    Feb 3, 2011

  • Hunters give facility facelift thumbs up

    Feb 3, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - What better way for a hunter to enjoy bragging rights than to relax in a comfortable atmosphere, hot cup of coffee in hand, and room enough to tell the tales' Aberdeen Proving Ground area hunters now have that luxury, thanks to the facelift the old deer shack has undergone.

  • DFAC fuels Soldiers to perform duties

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Pride in Food Services Week, the first week in February, is a good time to salute the people who work in the dining facility.

  • Adrenaline rush - Warrior Adventure Quest helps Soldiers blow off steam

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The shots rang out and were followed with screams and commands. The Soldiers trudged through the mud and hid behind bunkers.

  • SFBCC-S prepares servicemembers for mission ahead

    Feb 3, 2011

    Soldiers and Airmen of various units arrived at Fort Bragg, N.C., to participate in training conducted by the 3rd Special Forces Group in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Toddlers, parents play at JBM-HH Fitness Center

    Feb 3, 2011

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program held toddler time Jan. 19 at the Fort Myer Fitness Center.

  • Fires Center welcomes new command sergeant major

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill welcomed a new command sergeant major during a combined change of responsibility, retreat and farewell ceremony Friday outside McNair Hall.

  • Servicemembers get familarization on crew served weapons at SFBCC-S

    Feb 3, 2011

    Servicemembers get familarization on crew served weapons at SFBCC-S

  • Fort Rucker hosts active shooter response exercise

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Active shooter events have occurred in America as far away as Fort Lewis, Wash., and as close as Panama City, Fla., and most recently in Arizona.

  • Flight School students get additional tactical training

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers currently waiting to begin training on their specified aircraft had an opportunity to get some "hands-on" tactical training in late January.

  • 1-58th AOB deploys advance team

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The advance team for the 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion left Fort Rucker for the Middle East Jan. 28.

  • Soldiers participate in advanced rifle marksmanship during the Special Forces Basic Combat Course-Su

    Feb 3, 2011

    Soldiers participate in advanced rifle marksmanship during the Special Forces Basic Combat Course-Support

  • Cold blast joins 75th Fires Brigade blasts

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The name Operation Diamond Freeze couldn't have been more appropriate during the last part of the 75th Fires Brigade's combined arms live fire exercise which took a pause from training to practice safety.

  • Servicemembers taught first aid during SFBCC-S.

    Feb 3, 2011

    Soldiers attending SFBCC-S are taught first aid by members of the 3rd Special Forces Group

  • Harmonious Hallways: lawmakers, local schools, youth groups use education, awareness to battle bulli

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, VA (Feb. 3, 2011) -"It's an old problem with new twists," said Prince George County Police Officer John E. Pearson Jr., when asked to discuss the issue of bullying in our schools.

  • Davis Denver's first Station Commander of the Month

    Feb 3, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Kyle Davis is Denver Recruiting BattalionAca,!a,,cs first Year of the Station Commander selectee for Station Commander of the Month, October 2010. The station commander of an Army career center manages the center and other recruiters working there. The Year of the Station Commander program is new for fiscal 2011 to recognize the outstanding contributions each month of these senior non-commissioned officer leaders. The criteria for selection includes success at meeting their goals set by Congress to recruit quality new soldiers with integrity and diversity who are academically, morally and physically qualified.

  • Soldiers zero and qualify during SFBCC-S

    Feb 3, 2011

  • Holiday Inn Express opens on Fort Sill

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Soldiers and family members can now join in the statement of 'I'm not a [fill in the blank], but I did stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night,' as the Fires Center of Excellence celebrated the opening of its first own trademark hotel. Actus Lend Lease and InterContinental Hotels Group renovated Allin and Aultman Halls to make them up to the hotel chain standards as part of the Privatization of Army Lodging (PAL) program.

  • Please Add a Title!

    Feb 3, 2011

    Soldiers zero and qualify during the Special Forces Basic Combat Course-Support

  • Popularity Puzzle: some thrive, others survive in the classrooms

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) -- Joseph Williams Jr. is a lot like other military kids his age. He enjoys sports and video games, and regularly participates in Fort Lee Youth Center programs. During casual conversation, he seems optimistic and easy to like ... not much different than most 16-year-olds who grew up as an Army dependent

  • Fort Lee Soldiers train for joint logistics exercise

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) -- Army training that takes Soldiers out of their "comfort zone" is not uncommon. It's the best way to ensure they're prepared for the challenges of future warfighting scenarios, whether they are part of a military exercise or a real-world deployment.

  • Air Force Celebrates Opening of Facilities at Fort Lee

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) -- Newly assigned Air Force personnel held their first official ceremony on Fort Lee Jan. 26 in the Air Force High Bay at the Transportation Center.

  • Registration Opens for the 6th Annual Army Management Staff College Leadership Symposium

    Feb 3, 2011

    The AMSC Leadership Symposium, as part of the Army-wide Profession of Arms Campaign, will look at what it means to be an Army Civilian professional with the goal of defining the Army Civilian profession, exploring the opportunities and challenges facing the Army Civilian Corps, and sustaining its future in a transforming Army.

  • Wrestler uses plan B to win Fort Hood combatives heavyweight match

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - About 800 people attended the Fort Hood Combatives Tournament Jan. 28 at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, where 32 finalists fought 16 matches to determine first-, second-, third- and fourth-place finishers.

  • Coalition docs give Afghan burn victim chance at survival

    Feb 3, 2011

    Noorzada, an 11-year-old Afghan girl, lay in a hospital bed in Kabul with burns to roughly 30 percent of her body. Afghan physicians in Kandahar, incapable of providing the care she needed, encouraged her father to try an American medical facility.

  • MG Crutchfield quote package

    Feb 3, 2011

  • USARIEM Soldiers get combative

    Feb 3, 2011

    During a normal week, they are much more concerned with how to protect people than to do them any harm.

  • 'Battle Ready' Brigade focuses on command supply discipline

    Feb 3, 2011

    Col. Robert A. Warburg, commander of the 188th Infantry Brigade, First Army Division East, hosted several high-level Army logisticians to conduct a logistics seminar for all 188th Brigade personnel not currently engaged in a mission. The seminar provided insight on the Army's logistics systems and introduced the new Global Combat Support System - Army.

  • Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed bring praise, reality TV to Fort Hood

    Feb 3, 2011

    Rocker, business entrepreneur and reality TV star Gene Simmons and his longtime partner, former Playmate of the Year Shannon Tweed, recently visited and honored troops at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Annual donor recognition ceremony highlights contributions

    Feb 3, 2011

    The Robertson Blood Center held its annual Donor Recognition Ceremony at the military blood donor center at Fort Hood on Jan. 26, 2011, recognizing individuals and units that contributed to the program's success in 2010.

  • Army to test new fitness program in Europe

    Feb 3, 2011

    Soldiers in Europe will test a pilot program developed to heighten the strength, power, speed and agility they require to carry out their mission in today's modern combat environment.

  • Ready to Rumble:Lee's fledgling youth wrestling team emphasizes individual effort, team values

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) - Coach Mark Haines doesn't care whether a kid has any wrestling skills, is overweight or lacks confidence.

  • Fort Lee clinic celebrates Army Nurse Corps Anniversary

    Feb 3, 2011

    On Wednesday, the Army Nurse Corps celebrated its 110th anniversary. For the nurses at Kenner Army Health Clinic, at Fort Lee, Va., it was a time to reflect on the heroic tradition of American men and women tending to sick and wounded warriors since 1775.

  • Mapping your life: Embedded data in photos could tip off criminals

    Feb 3, 2011

    The potential dangers of geotagging and location-based social networking exists. Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification to photographs, video, web sites and instant messages.

  • Fitness center manager relishes his position

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 3, 2011) -- Kevin Hargrow loves his job as manager of the MacLaughlin Fitness Center. Being around the patrons, like the 200-300 people who normally come in to do physical training between 5 and 8 a.m., boosts his energy.

  • Crystal Clear: Class stirs anxiety in new student

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It has been more than seven years since I've had to turn in a homework assignment. And frankly, I was not very good at it then.

  • Intramural basketball gets under way

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It may not be the NBA or even the NCAA, but intramural basketball at Fort Jackson is garnering a lot of attention from Soldiers and civilians alike.

  • E-mail system gives users bigger byte

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- An e-mail system is only as good as its byte. And Fort Jackson's byte is about to get bigger - 40 times bigger.

  • Fort Lee BOSS supports school outside gate

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT LEE, VA (Feb. 3, 2011) -A group of Fort Lee Soldiers are striving to make their presence felt outside the confines of the installation.

  • Talkin' Trash: Recycling program can yield big bucks

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson units can get cash for their trash. Through an incentive program offered by the installation's Qualified Recycling Program, units can earn funds for being environmentally conscious.

  • Social media: good, bad, ugly

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I know that I'm not the first to write about this, nor the hundredth or even the thousandth. But the reality of the good, bad and ugly of social media has really hit home lately; especially the ugly.

  • First lady, Army addressing obesity

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It's quite an honor when Fort Jackson gets a visit from the first lady. Last Thursday's appearance by First Lady Michelle Obama is only the second time that a first lady has made a special trip to Fort Jackson in the post's existence, which dates back almost a century.

  • Soldiers receive end of tour awards, look forward to return from Iraq

    Feb 3, 2011

    More than 3,000 Soldiers deployed to Iraq with a Fort Riley, Kan., aviation brigade are one step closer to home this week after receiving their end of tour awards in several ceremonies across the country. Soldiers with the Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division received the awards in recognition of their service during the brigade's year-long deployment. The ceremonies are a significant mile-marker toward the unit's return to Fort Riley this spring.

  • Main course: Healthy eating focus of first lady's visit

    Feb 3, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- First Lady Michelle Obama visited Fort Jackson Jan. 27 to learn from Army leaders about how childhood obesity and physical inactivity affects military readiness and what the Army does to combat these effects.

  • Gruenstadt bakery delivers fresh baked goods daily, Europe-wide

    Feb 3, 2011

    One of the first things you'll notice when you step onto the floor of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service-Europe bakery in GrAfA1/4nstadt is the sound. It's a loud whirling almost jackhammer-like sound that echoes from a towering machine near the entrance. It's similar to what you might hear at a construction site.

  • Airdrop weathers storm

    Feb 3, 2011

    The 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners" and the Air Force collaborate to deliver 101 bundles of fuel to "Screaming Eagle" brigade in Afghanistan, despite snow.

  • Pond guards train to protect U.S. forces in Germany

    Feb 3, 2011

    Chances are if you live or work on U.S. military installation in Germany you have come across Pond security guards.

  • Petraeus lauds transition efforts in Afghanistan

    Feb 3, 2011

    The top coalition commander in Afghanistan presented a candid assessment on the topic of transition in Afghanistan to about 60-plus coalition leaders attending the Regional Support Commanders Conference at Camp Eggers, home to the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan.

  • CMO KATUSAs slam dunk opposition

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - It is not common to see all Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers from the same unit gathered for an event at the same time. But a battalion-level KATUSA basketball tournament became the exception. Division Special Troops Battalion KATUSAs gathered at the Camp Red Cloud gym for the battalion basketball tournament championship to participate in the game, cheer for their buddies, or for sheer love of the game, Jan. 24.

  • Partners against disease; Iron Brigade, Korea fight hoof-and-mouth disease

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea - Despite a short timeline and concerns over Hoof and Mouth Disease, a joint effort between 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 4th Chemical Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, made January's gunnery training possible for several units within the brigade.

  • KATUSAS celebrate Lunar New Year with tradition

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - U.S. Soldiers might be curious why their Korean counterparts, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army Soldiers, are so excited to celebrate the New Year with their families nearly a month after the first of January. That's because one of their biggest holidays, Seol-nal, celebrates New Years Day on Jan. 1 of the lunar calendar.

  • Camp Casey Tax Center opens its doors for new season

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - The tax season has come again and so has the reopening of the Camp Casey Tax Center which opened its doors for business Jan. 24. This gives Soldiers and their Families stationed in Area I enough time to file their tax returns before the deadline for those living overseas, June 15.

  • Time to pick up those masks

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - Second Infantry Division leadership has directed personnel with Family members in-country, whether they're here command-sponsored or not, to pick up XM52 protective masks, for their dependents older than 11 years of age, and Infant Chemical Agent Protection Systems, if they have children younger than 10.

  • 2nd Infantry Division gets new senior enlisted leader

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea - With the ring and glint of hardened steel swords, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Eyer assumed the role as the 2nd Infantry Division senior enlisted leader from Command Sgt. Maj. Peter D. Burrowes in a change of responsibility ceremony at the Camp Red Cloud gymnasium Jan. 21.

  • Army father, son protect peninsula from ground, air

    Feb 3, 2011

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - Since the start of operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, many stories have been written about two uniformed Family members meeting up in a combat zone. Usually the parent stops by the base where their child is stationed to greet them, say hello and then take the next helicopter out of the area.

  • Guard continues help in nine states hit by storms

    Nov 18, 2011

    About 2,500 National Guard members are continuing relief and rescue operations in nine of the 30 states affected by the blizzard conditions and severe winter storms covering an almost 2,000-mile stretch of the country.

  • Yama Sakura participants uplift souls

    Feb 2, 2011

    U. S. Soldiers and members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force participating in Yama Sakura 59 combined forces to encourage children at an orphanage Jan. 29 near Camp Kengun, Japan.

  • Illinois National Guard, State Troopers assist stranded motorists

    Feb 2, 2011

    Thirty-six hours after the Illinois National Guard was mobilized for a snow emergency, more than 500 servicemembers continued to assist the Illinois State Police rescue stranded motorists across the state of Illinois on Feb. 2.

  • Interpreters bridging the communication gap

    Feb 2, 2011

    During Yama Sakura, USARPAC's premier bilateral exercise with Japan Ground Self Defense Forces, a simulated bilateral command post exercise, interpreters play a vital role in fostering communications and building strong alliances between the United States and Japan.

  • Soldiers bridge communication barrier through understanding, cooperation

    Feb 2, 2011

    About 69 Soldiers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., arrived in early January in Japan to participate in Yama Sakura 59, an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces.

  • Raider Brigade changes command

    Feb 2, 2011

    The sun shone down on the Soldiers from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, as they stood on Fort Stewart's Cottrell Field and watched as a new brigade commander took control Jan. 28.

  • Winn Call Center open Sundays, earlier, with more appointments

    Feb 2, 2011

    Winn Army Community Hospital has taken the phone wait time for medical appointments down to two minutes or less.

  • Vanguard surgeons, doctors teach trauma course to Ramadi staff

    Feb 2, 2011

    CAMP ALI, Iraq-Doctor Ahmed Abdul Aziz and his staff treat about 400 patients per day at the Al Ramadi General Hospital.

  • Black History Month: Mississippi native looks back on 32-year Army career

    Feb 2, 2011

    In 1979, Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister; Saddam Hussein became President of Iraq; "Saturday Night Fever" was the Album of the Year; and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Gene Moore entered the Army.

  • Rear detachment chaplain plans retirement, looks forward to worshipping from the pews with Family

    Feb 2, 2011

    A died-in-the-wool chaplain with 32 years of military service and 30 years of ministering to Soldiers and Families is retiring.

  • Wildlife headlines annual gala at Stewart

    Feb 2, 2011

    Club Stewart, often filled with sounds of celebration, camaraderie, social gatherings and events marking major milestones in military life, was a place of different sounds Jan. 22.

  • CG thanks local community for welcome

    Feb 2, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica, commanding general, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, and his wife Diane were welcomed to the community by the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Valley BRAC committee through a reception here Jan. 31.

  • Hunter WWII fire truck retires at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

    Feb 2, 2011

    The shinny, little 1941 Ford Fire Truck affectionately called "Rags" moved slowly toward the entrance of the Mighty Eighth Museum to its final resting place inside among other World War II relics, January 28.

  • New Army Reserve CYSS team assists families with valuable resources

    Feb 2, 2011

    Ensuring the Army Reserve families' youngest members are not forgotten is the mission of the 81ST Regional Support Command's Child, Youth and School Services team here.

  • Army Family Action Plan delegates tackle 88 issues during Super Bowl Week

    Feb 2, 2011

    The perception of a weeklong meeting of Army wives is one of the greatest misnomers about the annual Army Family Action Plan Conference, which opened its 2011 rendition Monday at the Sheraton National Hotel.

  • African Americans in the U.S. Army

    Feb 2, 2011

  • Illinois National Guard responds to winter weather emergency

    Feb 2, 2011

    By direction of Gov. Pat Quinn, approximately 500 Illinois National Guardmembers were called to state active duty to assist with the weather emergency, Feb. 1, 2010.

  • National Patient Recognition Week

    Feb 2, 2011

    National Patient Recognition Week, celebrated annually February 1-7 and recognized officially with special events on National Patient Recognition Day, February 3, presents a golden opportunity for the Army leaders and medical providers to honor the patients trusted to our care-our Soldiers, family members, retirees and all other eligible military health system beneficiaries. As we honor our patients, this week and throughout the month of February, the Army and Army Medicine remains committed to the highest standards in patient-centered care. The theme for 2011 is <i> "A Partnership Built on Trust." </i> <b> What the Army

  • Madigan, UW Medicine discuss pain management during conference

    Feb 2, 2011

    University of Washington pain medicine experts shared information with more than 350 Madigan, tri-service and Veteran Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System providers and nurses during a pain management conference Jan. 31.

  • Kiowa Warriors in the Red Desert

    Feb 2, 2011

    (5) Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters conduct aerial reconnaissance over the Red Desert in southern Afghanistan Jan. 31. (U.S. Army Photo by Task Force Destiny Public Affairs Officer Sadie Bleistein/Released) (22) Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters conduct aerial reconnaissance over the Red Desert in southern Afghanistan Jan. 31. (U.S. Army Photo by Task Force Destiny Public Affairs Officer Sadie Bleistein/Released) (24) A Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter test fires over the Red Desert in southern Afghanistan Jan. 31. (U.S. Army Photo by Task Force Destiny Public Affairs Officer Sadie Bleistein/Released)

  • National African American History Month Tri-signed letter

    Feb 2, 2011

  • National African American History Month

    Feb 2, 2011

    National African American History Month tri-signed letter from the Army senior leaders.

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