Archive: Feb 2011

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  • ROK, U.S. Air Defense Artillery units train together

    Feb 14, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Seong Kim proudly watched his Soldiers executing the Patriot missile reload drill.

  • Four chaplains honored at ceremony in South Korea

    Feb 14, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - During a ceremony at Memorial Chapel here Feb. 3, the chapel conference room was dedicated to four chaplains who made the ultimate sacrifice in 1943.

  • Pentagon honors African-Americans in Korean War

    Jan 20, 2012

    A Black History Month observance at the Pentagon Feb. 11 paid homage to African-Americans who fought in Korea and also commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Korean War.

  • Army Reserve bandsman named one of military's 2010 top musicians

    Jan 3, 2012

    More than 25 years after picking up his first drumsticks Staff Sgt. Chad J. Alward received the inaugural 2010 Col. Finley Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award during a Feb. 13 ceremony at the 81st Regional Support Command headquarters, here.

  • African American History Month: African Americans and the Civil War

    Jan 20, 2012

    During February 2011 the Army will honor and recognize African American military and civil service at all levels with U.S. Army events to be held at installations throughout the Army.

  • Afghanistan women's shura convenes for first time in 2 years

    Aug 26, 2011

    An all-female delegation of eight Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan officials, a 330th Military Police Company personnel security detail, members of Khost Provincial Reconstruction Team and the 3-19th Agribusiness Development Team gathered in Jaji Maidan, Khost province, Afghanistan, Feb. 10.

  • Army Reserve Gears Up For Mass Attack

    Feb 13, 2011

    Army Reserve Soldiers flooded into the Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center to participate in the mass decontamination and casualty exercise known as Vibrant Response. The two-week simulated training exercise, that commenced July 12, was designed to train responders in dealing with the after-effects of a dirty bomb, and the hysteria that an event may trigger.

  • Army Reserve Medical Command's First Pathfinder Paints Way for Fellow Medical Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2011

    For the first time in its five year history, the Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) had one of its Soldiers graduate from Army Pathfinder School.

  • OPM-SANG hits the gym with Army Physical Fitness Research Institute

    Feb 13, 2011

  • Summit first step of concerted STEM advancement

    Feb 12, 2011

    Area leaders in education, government and industry gathered here Feb. 11 to convene the first of what is expected to be a series of summits on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

  • Integrated Disability Evaluation System

    Feb 12, 2011

    <b>What it is' </b> The Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) is a seamless, transparent disability evaluation system administered jointly by the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to make disability evaluations for wounded, ill or injured servicemembers and veterans, simple, seamless, fast and fair. The IDES integrates evaluation processes DoD and VA each performed separately, to help DoD determine whether a wounded, ill or injured servicemember is able to continue to serve and quickly returns those to duty status who are. For servicemembers unable to continue service, the IDES determines the disability rating the member will receive through the VA.

  • Army Displays Armor at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 12, 2011

    The Army exhibit covers 12,000 square feet and this year the Army is showcasing green and stealth technology unmatched in the civilian sector. The U.S. Army Accessions Command, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, U.S. Army Cadet Command and Accessions Support Brigade, are conducting operations to increase Army awareness and establish lasting relationships by supporting the community and Army needs at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show (CAS). The 103rd annual CAS runs through Sunday, Feb. 20, showcasing technologies and concepts from across the auto industry. Two concepts from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), the Clandestine Extended Range Vehicle (CERV) and the Future Tactical Truck System (FTTS), are the two future concept vehicles from the TARDEC in Detroit. Additionally, the 'Strength in Action Zone,' hosts numerous interactive displays for the public to engage in. The interactive and innovative assets help provide an increased understanding and appreciation of the benefits and value of Army service and awareness of the unmatched education, career and leadership opportunities available, as well as educate the public on Soldiers, Army life and the leading-edge technology the U.S. Army provides.

  • U.S. Army Recruiting PaYS Signing at 2011 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 12, 2011

    United States Army Recruiting Command, Deputy Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts, hosts a 'Partnership for Youth Success' (PaYS) Program signing ceremony with Itasca, Ill. Mayor, Jeff Pruyn at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show (CAS). Also in attendance at the ceremony: Marcelino Morales, PaYS Hispanic Marketing Analyst; representatives from the Itasca Police Dept. and Village of Itasca; Soldiers from the Homewood, Ill Recruiting Station; Chicago Recruiting Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Brian Bassett; Command Sgt. Maj. Renee Dozier and 'Miss Illinois ' Whitney Thorpe Klinsky. The Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program began in FY 2000 as a U.S. Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) program designed to reconnect America with the Army. This unique program is a strategic partnership between the U.S. Army and a cross section of corporations, companies, and public sector agencies intended to provide an additional recruiting incentive to increase the Army's ability to man the force. The program provides America's youth with an opportunity to serve their country while they prepare for their future. For more information on the Army PaYS Program visit www.armypays.com

  • Historic meeting of Afghan women garners fitting farewell

    Feb 12, 2011

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 12) - A CH-47 Chinook carrying eight Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan officials, a 3-30th Military Police Company Personnel Security Detail comprised entirely of female soldiers, and members of Khowst Provincial Reconstruction Team and the 3-19th Agricultural Development Team from Indiana touched down Thursday, Feb. 10 on a patch of green farmland, which stood in stark contrast from the otherwise brown countryside.

  • Military women trade combat for cookies and women's peace shura.

    Feb 12, 2011

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 12) - A CH-47 Chinook carrying eight Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan officials, a 3-30th Military Police Company Personnel Security Detail comprised entirely of female soldiers, and members of Khowst Provincial Reconstruction Team and the 3-19th Agricultural Development Team from Indiana touched down Thursday, Feb. 10 on a patch of green farmland, which stood in stark contrast from the otherwise brown countryside.

  • Getting in character

    Feb 12, 2011

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - An all-female delegation of eight Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan officials, a 330th Military Police Company personnel security detail, members of Khowst Provincial Reconstruction Team and the 3-19th Agribusiness Development Team from Indiana gathered in Jaji Maidan Feb. 10.

  • For God and Country

    Feb 12, 2011

    One Chaplain's devotion and dedication to serve God and the Soldiers of his unit.

  • U.S. customs advisors establish relationship with Afghan customs officials

    Feb 12, 2011

  • Afghanistan, Pakistan, ISAF forces meet to foster border relations

    Feb 12, 2011

  • Newest vehicle checkpoint demonstrates improved highway security in southern Afghanistan

    Feb 12, 2011

  • Troopers deploy HIIDE system at border crossing point

    Feb 12, 2011

  • Alaska paratroopers kick off Cobra Gold 2011 in Thailand

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Alaska's 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division were among the units representing the United States Feb. 8 at an opening ceremony for Exercise Cobra Gold 2011 at Camp Erawan, Thailand. The 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment Soldiers, based at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, stood alongside members of the 3rd Marines Logistics Group and the King's Guard of the Royal Thai Army at the ceremony, which shadowed the multinational exercise's main opening event Feb. 7 in Chiang Mai.

  • Arctic Wolves begin intense cycle at the NTC

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division entered the final stages of preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan as they began training this week here at the U.S. Army's National Training Center.

  • Brothers bond during jumps at Benning

    Feb 11, 2011

    Tim Stroud was working in an auto body shop in Huntsville, Alabama and was looking for a change. After listening to stories from his older brother, Major Greg Stroud, he decided that working in the service of his nation was for him, and he enlisted as an Infantryman, 11B.

  • Old Guard Soldiers participate in Superbowl XLV

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Continental Color Guard, carry the rifle, the American Flag and the Army Flag at Super Bowl XLV as part of the Armed Forces Color Guard.

  • Old Guard Soldiers participate in Superbowl XLV

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Continental Color Guard, carry the rifle, the American Flag and the Army Flag at Super Bowl XLV as part of the Armed Forces Color Guard.

  • Old Guard Soldiers participate in Superbowl XLV

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Continental Color Guard, carry the rifle, the American Flag and the Army Flag at Super Bowl XLV as part of the Armed Forces Color Guard.

  • Old Guard Soldiers participate in Superbowl XLV

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Continental Color Guard, carry the rifle, the American Flag and the Army Flag at Super Bowl XLV as part of the Armed Forces Color Guard.

  • Will you be my Valentine'

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers appreciate student's happy hearts.

  • GAT results to soon include fitness score

    Feb 11, 2011

    A Soldier's physical fitness numbers will soon be included as part of results given after taking the online "Global Assessment Tool."

  • Gruber open for business

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Retreat provides relationship refresh for III Corps couples

    Feb 11, 2011

    The Army is committed to helping its families work on their relationships. Through modules such as the Chaplain Corps-sponsored Strong Bonds program, Army couples are offered tools and tips to help with the tough times or further strengthen already strong marriages and relationships.

  • APG graduates second cohort of future leaders

    Feb 11, 2011

    The impressive newness of the state-of-the-art Communication-Electronics Command Mission Training Facility auditorium was an appropriate background for the Aberdeen Proving Ground Senior Leadership Cohort graduation ceremony Feb. 9.

  • Cone uncases Corps colors, reflects on mission in Iraq

    Feb 11, 2011

    Marking the return from its third deployment to Iraq, III Corps uncased its colors Feb. 10, at the III Corps' headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Will you be my Valentine'

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldier receive Valentine's Day cards from elementary school in Louisiana.

  • Fort Bragg and the Beast: How local talent is Rockin' the Cage

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers and civilians turned out to see the caged Beast on Feb. 5, as Dan Severn (former world wrestling entertainment star and record holder of 15 title belts) made a guest appearance at the Rock Shop Music Hall for a night of mixed martial arts cage fighting. Partial proceeds from Rockin' the Cage went to the Special Forces Association, Chapter I-XVIII and Afghan war veterans.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers to receive multi-million dollar barracks remodel

    Feb 11, 2011

    A multi-million dollar remodel of the living quarters for Soldiers of the 4th Military Information Support Group is currently underway. The first revision will be remodeling of the buildings including the replacement of all furniture in the two-person rooms. The second revision will be the heating and air conditioning and the third part of the remodel project will be the most visible - a major landscaping project.

  • OMC Thrift Shop wipes out bank account with one last donation

    Feb 11, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - On Feb. 10, former staff of the OMC Thrift Shop presented representatives of the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery Foundation with a check for $18,296.31. This last thrift shop donation will go toward a veterans' cemetery on the former Fort Ord.

  • Buffalo soldier presentation rescheduled

    Feb 11, 2011

    Fort Sill, Okla.--Cameron University's presentation of living history reenactor Wallace Moore, Sr. has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 24. The event will take place at 11 a.m. in the Cameron University Library and is open to the public at no charge. A reception and book signing will follow the presentation.

  • Turning trash into cash: Fort Bragg Sports, Recreation Division benefits from recycling incentives p

    Feb 11, 2011

    The Fort Bragg Recycling Incentives Program was launched in March of 2008 as a way for military units and agencies across the installation to reduce waste and recycle post commodities. Participants in the program collect and donate cardboard, office paper, aluminum cans and plastic bottles to the Fort Bragg Recycling Center where the materials are weighed and recorded. The recorded weights are then transferred into a value and the amount is issued to the donating unit or organization as a voucher that may be applied at any FMWR resource.

  • Heavy Transporters train on new equipment

    Feb 11, 2011

    From Jan. 24 to Feb. 28, Sustainers from the 233rd Heavy Transportation Company will be conducting drivers training on their newly acquired equipment, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle (MRAP) Caiman.

  • Command-sponsored program at Fort Bragg helps strengthen marriage

    Feb 11, 2011

    The Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion's Unit Ministry Team sponsored the first, of the 10 "Great Dates," that started in September 2010. The WTB's dates, held once a month, are hosted at local restaurants. At each date, the couples review one chapter of "10 Great Dates to Energize Your Marriage" by David and Claudia Arpthe so that each couple can further their communication skills and strengthen their marriage.

  • Prevent, manage rodent activity

    Feb 11, 2011

    Due to the vacating and demolition of buildings on Fort Gillem and Fort McPherson, increased rodent activity may be experienced. Rodents can transmit more than 35 diseases and some can be spread to humans directly through handling of rodents, coming in contact with rodent feces, urine or saliva, or through rodent bites. Diseases carried by rodents can also be spread to humans indirectly through ticks, mites or fleas that have fed on an infected rodent.

  • TAPS comes to Redstone, showing Families military still cares

    Feb 11, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Earlier this month, Redstone Arsenal reached out to surviving military Families as the installation hosted its first Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seminar.

  • AMC top NCO: I wanted to be the best Soldier I could be

    Feb 11, 2011

    Thought by all accounts to be the last draftee on active continuous duty, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeff Mellinger still wears the Soldier's uniform with pride.

  • Force Protection

    Feb 11, 2011

    Standalone photo representing Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment.

  • Face of Army surface In social media

    Feb 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Being the youngest division chief at the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs at the Pentagon often makes Maj. Juanita Chang stand out from the crowd. But then isn't that what you would expect from someone working on the cutting edge of the Army's social media activities'

  • African American Participation in Civil War Most Critical In Their March Toward Freedom

    Feb 11, 2011

    In recognition of the 2011 African American/Black History Month theme, the Fort Lee Traveller offers a historic glimpse of the fight for equality during the Civil War.

  • General Ann E. Dunwoody

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Joint Service Dining Facility Garners First Gold Award for Fort Lee

    Feb 11, 2011

    Fort Lee earned its first gold rating through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.

  • Character Counts: CYSS Programs Promote Strong Students, Citizens

    Feb 11, 2011

    This is the final installment of a three-part Fort Lee Traveller series that explores the dilemma of school bullying.

  • Devil chefs at Fort Bragg learning to be exact

    Feb 11, 2011

    The 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Culinary Arts Team hope to capture best of show at the Army's two-week Culinary Arts competition at Fort Lee, Va., later this month. On Feb. 1 they previewed some of their artistic foods at the Fort Bragg Vendor Food Show and Culinary Arts.

  • Superbowl Color Guard

    Feb 11, 2011

    The Continental Color Guard carries the American Flag, and the Army Flag at Super Bowl XLV. The Continental Color Guard displays the Colors in numerous parades and ceremonies throughout the year. The team has performed in such notable events as presidential inaugurals, and the Olympics.

  • Superbowl Color Guard

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Tarheel challenge: Teen cadets tackle Pre-Ranger Course at Fort Bragg

    Feb 11, 2011

    The Tarheel Challenge Academy is similar to a scaled-down boot camp. The academy came to Fort Bragg Jan. 17 to 21, for a week featuring squad drills, leadership classes, physical training, a team assault course, land navigation, the jump tower and three obstacle courses. It is a structured environment to introduce at-risk teens to a higher standard.

  • Do you think military and federal pay should be frozen at current levels'

    Feb 11, 2011

    Man on the street:This week the Sentinel asked members of the community: Do you think military and federal pay should be frozen at current levels'

  • Fort Bragg Fire and Emergency Services train for any scenario

    Feb 11, 2011

    The start of the Fire and Emergency Service's rescue exercise on Jan. 20, saw Battalions 1 and 2 headed across post to the simulated vehicle accident. The "accident' involved a tiny Honda Accord and a five-ton military truck. This type of scenario allows rescuers to be prepared to face a dangerous situation when and if they come upon such an accident.

  • Friday Night Fights: Fort Leonard Wood hosts Fort Riley in combative tournament

    Feb 11, 2011

    Fort Leonard Wood hosted their first ever installation-versus-installation combative tournament against Fort Riley, Kan., Friday, at Davidson Fitness Center. Each team brought their best men to compete for a division championship title, and overall team winner. It was a close match that ended with a win for Fort Riley in the heavyweight bout, which led to their overall win.

  • Aviation brigades trade places, continue mission in Iraq

    Feb 11, 2011

    The first group of thousands of 40th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldiers to deploy to Iraq arrived on Camp Taji, Feb. 10. As the incoming 40th CAB Soldiers arrived, outgoing troops with the Enhanced Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division took their places on the jet to begin their journey home. The two brigades will be trading places over the next month, as the latter finishes its year-long tour here in support of operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.

  • Mobile apps supplying Soldiers with training

    Feb 11, 2011

    To capitalize on talents of tech-savvy Soldiers, the Army is conducting a pilot program at Fort Lee that could potentially change the training environment.

  • Army Reserve chaplain highlights Soldiers' sacrifices in new Civil War novel

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Army amputee runs on inspiration

    Feb 11, 2011

    Warrant Officer Johnathan Holsey, stationed at Fort Gilliem, Ga., keeps fit for military duty -- often logging two to three miles per day, but with one caveat; Holsey has a prosthetic leg.

  • Military, federal employees not overpaid

    Feb 11, 2011

    Commentary - I am a federal employee and I am not overpaid. And by the way, neither are Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Coast Guardsmen or Marines. Now it may seem as if these are simple (and obvious) statements for me to write, but more and more, they're statements that I don't see or hear in the debate over federal and military salaries. As things stand, the president has directed that the federal pay scale be frozen for the next two years, and there's been talk in Congress about freezing military pay as well. Some advocates have even called for pay cuts to federal and military salaries.

  • Award winning Gospel groups rock the house at Hohenfels

    Feb 11, 2011

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- Spirits soared as a congregation of award-winning Gospel performers kicked off their "Lift Up Your Spirit Tour" at the Hohenfels Community Activity Center Feb. 9.

  • McPherson Tax Center opens one last time despite budget cuts

    Feb 11, 2011

    Despite budget constraints and lack of funding, the Fort McPherson Tax Center (Bldg. 52) opened its doors Feb. 1 to applause. The applause and gratitude was for the free tax preparation the center offers active duty servicemembers, Reservists and National Guardsmen on active duty status, military retirees and their Families. Last year, the center's staff saved this section of the community an estimated $400,000, said Col. Deborah Grays, U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) commander.

  • 401st AFSB Soldier plays golf with Tiger Woods

    Feb 11, 2011

    Lt. Col. Michael Rowells of the Army Sustainment Command's 401st Army Field Support Brigade shoots from the rough while Tiger Woods looks on during the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Pro-Am tournament at the Emirates Golf Club on February 9. Rowells was among 16,000 amateur golfers who entered an online contest and was picked to play in a foursome with the No. 3 golfer in the world.

  • Clearing the books

    Feb 11, 2011

    Robert Cratic, a supply technician with the Fort Gillem Property Book Office (PBO), moves electronic equipment turned in Feb. 4. With BRAC approaching and many units preparing for their moves, the PBO has been busy collecting items for turn in and clearing them from unit hand receipts, said Cratic.

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Feb 11, 2011

  • Commander says rule of law needed to stop Taliban

    Feb 11, 2011

    To stop the Taliban and terrorists, Afghans must have confidence in their government's ability to deliver justice and resolve civil disputes, the commander of a "rule of law" force in Afghanistan said today.

  • 12th Chem. Co. trains for full spectrum operations

    Feb 11, 2011

    Even a blizzard of snow and blistering cold weather couldn't stop the Soldiers of the 12th Chemical Company from getting the most out of their field training exercise at Camp Robertson here Jan. 24-28.

  • Personal Security Detachment sharpens skills in Grafenwoehr

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from 18th Engineer Brigade's personal security detachment sharpened their combat readiness skills at the Grafenwoehr Training Area here Jan. 18-21. During the four-day event, the Soldiers trained round the clock on Military Operations on Urban Terrain, rifle marksmanship, hand grenade procedures and night operations.

  • Medical troops hone skills with innovative, rapidly deployable setup

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers of the 212th Combat Support Hospital developed a 10-bed Early Entry Package, which can swiftly bring more than 50 personnel to establish and sustain 10 intensive care beds, two operating room beds, and a full complement of pharmacy, x-ray and laboratory capabilities.

  • 18th Engineers train with Georgia Firefighters

    Feb 11, 2011

    Soldiers from 18th Engineer Brigade's Emergency Management Assessment Team received Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standards training from GSM Training Associates' fire chiefs on Tompkins Barracks here recently.

  • Walking on water: Nisqually Estuary boardwalk offers visitors view of restoration

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Nisqually National Wildlife Reserve's new Boardwalk Trail, which opened Feb. 1, stretches across the Nisqually estuary mudflats for more than a mile. From the boardwalk, visitors can watch water flow in through slough channels just feet below them, and maybe spot some of the more than 300 species of fish, birds and other animals on the reserve.

  • Operation Care Fair: the frilly side of military life

    Feb 10, 2011

    Visitors came to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord McChord Field Collocated Club for the third Operation Care Fair for free massages, makeovers, and a barrage of aromatherapy, skin care and bath products to sample or buy. There was even a mimosa bar. DFMWR did whatever it took to get fairgoers to focus on the people who usually come last - themselves.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier named Army's top artilleryman

    Feb 10, 2011

    It was a letter from Maj. Gen. David Halverson, the commanding general of the United States Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, notifying the platoon sergeant with B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment he had won the 2010 Gruber Award as the best field artilleryman in the Army.

  • Soldiers with JBLM Veterinary Treatment Facility busy caring for military dogs, cats

    Feb 10, 2011

    The bustling JBLM Veterinary Treatment Facility in Building 768 on Warehouse Road treats dogs and cats exclusively. The staff now makes more appointments than ever, thanks to the thousands of Soldiers and Airmen returning from deployments to the installation in 2010, said Sgt. Rita Jo Stewart, the veterinary NCOIC.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord BOSS program earns awards

    Feb 10, 2011

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers got high marks from the Department of the Army BOSS with two significant program awards for 2010. The program and a leader received the Armywide recognition.

  • Vinyl records reveal glimpse of JBLM's past

    Feb 10, 2011

    More than 8,000 records dating from 1942 to 1960 were found hidden away in a 19.5-inch wall space during the building's renovation process, remnants of a closed-circuit radio station that broadcasted for Soldiers and patients in the hospital. They contain vinyl histories of popular music spanning two decades.

  • African American participation in Civil War most critical in march toward freedom

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 10, 2010) -- A corporal with a mutilated left arm fights on with his right and refuses to leave the battlefield. A volunteer unit, demanding equal recognition, refuses its wages and nevertheless fights gallantly. A sergeant, deeming it imperative to risk his life, rescues the colors from a wounded standard bearer, despite being wounded numerous times himself.

  • Character counts: CYSS programs promote strong students, citizens

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va (Feb. 10, 2011) -- Bullying is a problem that doesn't go away on its own said Lisa Williams, the mother of Christian Taylor, a young man who hung himself May 31, 2010, after enduring months of harassment at a Virginia high school.

  • Fort Lee facility garners energy, environmental design award

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 11, 2011) -- Fort Lee has earned its first gold rating through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program.

  • Army "Snow Angel" Saves the Day for Youth Group

    Feb 10, 2011

    When most people think of snow angels they think of something people create by laying down in the snow and moving their arms and legs back and forth to create an "angel." For a group of Detroit Arsenal Middle School and Teen Program staff and youth, the snow angel has taken on a whole new meaning.

  • Meeting with the Army acquisition workforce

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Honorable Frank Kendall, principal deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, met with members of the Army's contracting and acquisition workforces at Fort Belvoir, Va., February 10, to discuss the Department of Defense "Better Buying Initiatives."

  • Duty to country unite father, son in Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2011

    An unknown author once wrote, "Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice."

  • Army drafting new regulation for WTUs

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Warrior Transition Command is developing a consolidated regulation that will provide complete oversight and guidance for its 29 units across the Army.

  • Fort Drum celebrates USO birthday, legendary volunteer

    Feb 10, 2011

    Members and friends of the Fort Drum community stopped by the USO at lunchtime Feb. 4 to celebrate the organization's 70th birthday and to honor an 87-year-old volunteer who has offered her time at New York-based USOs ever since President Franklin D. Roosevelt organized the group in 1941.

  • Mullen talks changing world, challenges ahead to Army War College audience

    Feb 10, 2011

    Adm. Mike Mullen, the 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the Army War College student body as part of the Commandant's Lecture Series, which this year is focused on officership and the profession.

  • Army Nurse Corps marks 110 years of touching lives

    Feb 10, 2011

    Last week the Army Nurse Corps celebrated its 110th anniversary of standing shoulder to shoulder with Soldiers and providing care for all military service members and their families throughout every major conflict.

  • AMC sergeant major engages students in scientific competition

    Feb 10, 2011

    Dozens of talented college students are working on the Army's toughest scientific challenges, and the Army Materiel Command's senior noncommissioned officer shared his expertise as he reviewed their research.

  • C-17s deliver largest OEF fuel resupply in Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2011

    Three C-17 Globemaster IIIs carrying 120 bundles dropped the largest resupply of fuel ever to a remote military outpost in Afghanistan.

  • Myer first to integrate schools in Va.

    Feb 10, 2011

    Aca,!EoeAca,!EoeThe first school to become racially integrated in the Commonwealth of Virginia was the elementary school at Fort Myer,Aca,!A? said Kim Holien, Joint Base Myer-

  • Myer first to integrate schools in Va.

    Feb 10, 2011

  • Myer first to integrate schools in Va.

    Feb 10, 2011

  • Myer first to integrate schools in Va.

    Feb 10, 2011

    ''The first school to become racially integrated in the Commonwealth of Virginia was

  • 597th grounds 23rd FTS in intramural basketball

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Air Force 23rd Flying Training Squadron's return to intramural basketball could be wrapped up in one word: disappointing.

  • Simple steps can keep pets healthy

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- February is responsible pet owners' month and it's a great time for the pet owners of Fort Rucker to make sure they are doing everything they can to keep healthy pets, according to officials at the Fort Rucker Stray Facility.

  • Leisure Travel offers vacation deals

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With area schools' spring breaks approaching and summer just a few months away, people can find ideas for their next vacation at Leisure Travel Services.

  • Automotive Skills Center eases automotive repair, upkeep costs

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Unexpected automotive repairs and routine auto maintenance can put real stress on a Family's budget.

  • Fort Rucker Spouse Expo answers important questions

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Army provides several support organizations for military Families, but with so many options, Family members may not know where to turn for help.

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