Archive: Feb 2011

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  • Post celebrates African American history

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With the tunes of spirituals and the smells of home-style cuisine filling the air, community members kicked off Fort Rucker's African American/Black History Month Celebration Feb. 4 at the Fort Rucker Post Exchange.

  • Healthy smiles -- dental staff provides free screenings at CDC

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- February is the American Dental Association's National Children's Dental Health Month.

  • WOSC graduates honor fallen comrade with donation

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With almost 3,000 combined years of service, 118 senior warrant officers from 11 different Army branches graduated from two concurrent classes of the Warrant Officer Staff Course at the Seneff Building Feb. 4.

  • Fort Wainwright working to conserve resources

    Feb 10, 2011

    We must all act responsibly to make the best use of our resources; to retrain ourselves and our families about how best to use water, electricity and other resources.

  • Tooele welcomes the four-star commanding general

    Feb 10, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC's commanding general, visited Tooele Army Depot, February 8, to tour the recently CITE designated installation for ammunition peculiar equipment maintenance and the western hub for shipping and receiving conventional ammunition.

  • ARDEC Lean Six Sigma teams honored for process, product improvements

    Feb 10, 2011

  • FORSCOM wins Army's 'Best Protection Program Award' for 2010

    Feb 10, 2011

    Department of the Army named U.S. Army Forces Command the winner of its Best Protection Program Award for calendar year 2010, during the Army's Antiterrorism and Force Protection Conference Jan. 31 in Orlando, Fla.

  • Supporting Airport Security in the National Capital Region

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Chief of Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department received briefings and tours highlighting the mission and capabilities of the JFHQ NCR/MDW.

  • Army artillery, naval training

    Feb 10, 2011

    SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Today's military leaders are constantly seeking ways to improve training programs for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines, utilizing the most current and emerging technology.

  • Military Day at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Feb 10, 2011

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Feb. 9 was Military Day at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament. Active-duty services members were admitted free and had the opportunity to meet some celebrities who were participating in the 3M Celebrity Challenge, a five-hole event which benefited local charities.

  • Branch leader conducts 1st post run in a decade

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Every brigade, battalion, regiment and company on Fort Rucker formed up Feb. 2 to complete the first Post Run in nearly a decade.

  • USAACE commanding general receives 2nd star

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commanding general received his second star Feb. 3 during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Parker Awards honor best active-duty units

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Four units received awards at this year's annual Lt. Gen. Ellis D. Parker Awards Feb. 2 at The Landing.

  • Yukon Quest: Soldiers, families can be there via live tracking

    Feb 10, 2011

    Soldiers and families have a better option than waiting on the icy river all day in hopes of catching a glimpse of the early finishers. For the second year in a row, live tracking of sled dog teams is available off of the Yukon Quest website.

  • AAAA presents awards during conference

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Aviators from around the Army received awards from the Army Aviation Association of America during the annual AAAA Awards Presentation Feb. 1 at The Landing.

  • AAAA presents awards during conference

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Aviators from around the Army received awards from the Army Aviation Association of America during the annual AAAA Awards Presentation Feb. 1 at The Landing.

  • AAAA presents awards during conference

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Aviators from around the Army received awards from the Army Aviation Association of America during the annual AAAA Awards Presentation Feb. 1 at The Landing.

  • Army-strong spouses make Valentine's Day their own sweet holiday

    Feb 10, 2011

    So you're spending another holiday alone, courtesy of the U.S. Army. How to celebrate Valentine's Day even if your Soldier is deployed.

  • Army aviation leaders gather to chart branch's future

    Feb 10, 2011

    More than 200 leaders in the Army Aviation Branch descended upon Fort Rucker, Ala., Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, to guide the future of aviation for 2011 and beyond.

  • Spouses form strong bonds

    Feb 10, 2011

    Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, spouses participated in a Strong Bonds retreat Jan. 28-29 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort.

  • Military Saves: Program offers Soldiers, families savings pledge

    Feb 10, 2011

    Military Saves, a Defense Department and nationwide effort to encourage saving among military families, is coming to Fort Wainwright this month.

  • 3rd BCT returns home to Family, friends

    Feb 10, 2011

    About 180 Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, returned to the Mountain Post Feb. 1 from a deployment to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Sill Decon team get hazmat certified

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Reynolds Army Community Hospital's decontamination team reinforced its readiness to cope with a hazardous materials (hazmat) incident during a training and certification event on post Jan. 24-28.

  • Sill School Age Center gets prestigious accreditation

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- School-age children on Fort Sill have good reason to celebrate -- their School Age Center has been accredited and is considered a model program for the nation.

  • DFMWR issues covenants

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation conducted employee and customer covenant signings at the Elkhorn Conference Center Feb. 2 to proclaim its commitment to customer service.

  • New helpline for Hood Soldiers, Families

    Feb 10, 2011

    Combat veterans now staff a dedicated helpline for troubled Soldiers and their Families at Fort Hood. The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey provides the "Vets4Warriors" helpline, which will be staffed by combat veterans trained as peer counselors.

  • Meet Andy: USACE Veterans Curation Project employee

    Feb 10, 2011

    Andrew Douglas, a wounded veteran, works in a USACE Veterans Curation Project (VCP) archaeology laboratory. The VCP is a unique training and employment program for wounded veterans.

  • Color-changing paints show potential safety benefits for Soldiers

    Feb 10, 2011

    Red. Blue. Green. These aren't just colors, but they are indicators that show potential benefits to enhance the safety of U.S. warfighters. Picatinny engineers are working on a new paint formula that will tell Soldiers if their ammunition is safe to use just by looking at the color. Referred to as Thermal Indicating Paints, this formula uses thermochromic polymers to detect temperature ranges that ammunition was exposed to during transport or storage.

  • AMC Social Media Conference provides guidance, best practices for Soldiers, civilians & families

    Feb 10, 2011

    Representatives from Picatinny Arsenal's Public Affairs Office got a taste of the Army's social media guidance and best practices at the Army Materiel Command Social Media Conference, hosted at Redstone Arsenal Feb. 2. The guest speaker at the conference was Maj. Juanita Chang, Director of the Online and Social Media Division, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs.

  • Things that make you go... BOOM at JRTC

    Feb 10, 2011

    "Teach, coach, mentor." These words, these ideals are what the hardworking NCOs live by at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La. Tasked to provide realistic joint and combined arms training, the NCOs at JRTC work to develop Soldiers, leaders and units - from squad to brigade level - of our nation's joint contingency forces for success on future battlefields, as specified by Army regulation.

  • NETCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Visits Camp Buehring

    Feb 10, 2011

    NETCOM/9th Signal Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams visited 160th Signal Brigade Soldiers at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

  • Army deploys science, technology center to Afghanistan

    Jun 2, 2011

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command is deploying engineers and scientists to Afghanistan to more expeditiously and efficiently solve Warfighters' technical problems.

  • NETCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Visits Kuwait

    Feb 10, 2011

    NETCOM/9th Signal Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald Williams visited with 160th Signal Brigade Soldiers in Kuwait.

  • Intersection sign changed, crosswalks adjusted

    Feb 10, 2011

    The intersection of John F. Kennedy Boulevard and 16th Street was altered this week to alleviate traffic congestion.

  • Media relations chief nominated for NAACP Image Award

    Feb 10, 2011

    Media relations chief nominated for NAACP Black Image Award

  • Construction under way for post Bark Park

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Bark Park, which is located on Ernie Pyle Street between the Youth Center and MacArthur Road, will give owners a place where they can legally exercise their pets off of a leash.

  • Right Arm Night lets Soldiers unwind

    Feb 10, 2011

    The Mardi Gras-themed Right Arm Night kicked off Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. with drinks, food, music, dancing, games and raffles.

  • Sweetheart Ball presents Valentine's Day family fun

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As cupid takes aim for this year's Valentine's Day, Fort Jackson's Child, Youth and School Services offers military parents - or other adult caretakers - the opportunity to celebrate the holiday of love with their children during a Sweetheart Ball, 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, at the Joe E. Mann Center ballroom.

  • River Raiders: Post fitness club

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the fourth straight year, the Fort Jackson Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fitness Department will take a team to the annual Cooper River Bridge Run/Walk in Charleston.

  • Boy involved in claw machine rescue

    Feb 10, 2011

    Kids say the darndest things. That's what Bethany Johnson Storlazzi, head of Fort Jackson's home-school group, thought when her 8-year-old son, Drew, said he saw a baby in a toy vending machine as they walked by the Carolina Wings restaurant in Northeast Columbia last week.

  • Post sponsorship training on tap

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When Miranda Broadus was hired to work at Fort Jackson in 2008, she had already spent months doing research about the installation and surrounding area.

  • Civil War, blacks theme of luncheon

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- From the battle of Lexington to the battle for Fallujah, countless African-Americans have sacrificed their lives to preserve the freedom of America.

  • Profession of arms concept gains steam

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Every Army leader, Soldier and civilian needs to become familiar with the term "profession of arms," because you will be hearing a lot of dialogue during the course of this year on the subject as our Army revisits its doctrine and assesses itself as a profession.

  • A cut above: Post barber retiring after 49 years

    Feb 10, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Eddie Mack has witnessed a lot of changes in the nearly half-century he has cut hair at Fort Jackson. From racial segregation to providing one last trim to a Soldier on his way to Vietnam, the legendary barber has left his impression on the installation.

  • National Guard psychological health directors help Soldiers, Airmen manage stress

    Feb 10, 2011

    The National Guard has appointed directors of psychological health for each state and territory to ensure a continuance of excellent care for servicemembers and their families.

  • DoD Combat Feeding Directorate takes part in JSORF

    Feb 10, 2011

    Scientists and engineers from the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate at Natick Soldier Systems Center participated in the 2011 Joint Services Operational Rations Forum that took place in early February near Fort Lee, Va.

  • Afghan firefighters learn new fighting techniques

    Feb 10, 2011

    Afghan firefighter recruits proved their skills Tuesday by pushing through the steam and smoke to fight fires from the inside out during a live-fire exercise that brought pioneering techniques to Afghanistan.

  • Chairman: Military must plan for future transition

    Feb 10, 2011

    Special operations forces today are the best America has ever had, and are a good example of the military's need to plan now for continued success in the future, the nation's highest-ranking officer said yesterday.

  • AFAP brings change, improvements to tri-border community

    Feb 10, 2011

    The idea of "change" is a common theme woven into a variety of messages from pop music to presidential campaigns. This year's Tri-Border Army Family Action Plan Conference, Feb. 23 and 24, builds on that same theme but with an outcome of positive action

  • Heidelberg community celebrates African-American History Month

    Feb 10, 2011

    Residents from the Heidelberg and Mannheim communities gathered to celebrate African-American history and culture at the annual "Taste of Soul" event sponsored by the Heidelberg Arts and Cultural Center. The event, held Feb.5 at the Patrick Henry Village pavilion in Heidelberg, Germany, featured a variety of food, artwork, music and performances.

  • FORSCOM band coaches students while performing its community outreach mission

    Feb 10, 2011

    One of FORSCOM's Army Ground Forces Band's vital missions is community outreach. The band recently spent spent the good part of a weekend interfacing with the community with a concert at Clayton State University's Spivey Hall in Morrow, Ga., Friday evening, Feb. 4, and holding clinics with high school and middle school band students and performing follow-up concerts at Peachtree Charter Middle School in Dunwoody, Ga., Saturday, Feb. 5. The band and its various ensembles, or Musical Performance Teams, serve as musical ambassadors for the American combat Soldier to the American people, instilling pride in their troops and support for the nation's military through the performance of music at the local, regional and national levels.

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

    Jan 20, 2012

    February is African American History Month, a time during which we honor the many contributions made to our country by African Americans. This year's commemoration continues the tradition of excellence started by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, by honoring those brave African Americans that served in the Civil War. Over the course of the war, 4 million people of African descent in the United States, free and enslaved blacks rallied around the Union flag in the cause of freedom. They served as recruiters, soldiers, nurses, and spies, and endured unequal treatment, massacres, and riots as they pursued their quest for freedom and equality. Their sacrifice and accomplishments helped transform the Army, and all Americans should realize that the efforts of African American Soldiers and cvilians greatly contributed to the fight to save the Union.

  • Fort Sill legal assists after tornado

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Unexpected disasters occur at any minute. Everyone needs to be prepared and ready to handle the worst-case scenario. Four volunteers from the Fort Sill claims department traveled to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. after a sudden New Year's Eve tornado destroyed 35 homes and left 141 damaged.

  • Women unite for support during deployments

    Feb 9, 2011

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq- For Spc. Takia Andrews, a high priority work order and pass clerk with the supply support activities section for the 512th Quartermaster Company, 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and an Ocilla, Ga., native, and Spc. Racurica York, final inspector with the container repair yard for the 512th Quartermaster Co., and Belzoni, Miss., native, spending the holidays deployed to Iraq was one of the toughest times that they have both experienced.

  • FlyLady helps Marne Soldiers, Families get organized

    Feb 9, 2011

    FlyLady, or Finally Loving Yourself, was created by author Marla Cilley in an effort to help people organize their busy lives.

  • Spartan Soldiers, Hinesville community join program to build home for local hero

    Feb 9, 2011

    Home - a place where many feel the heart remains no matter how far you drift away. For Soldiers, who often deploy for long periods of a time, home is what keeps Soldiers going; it reminds them of what they are fighting for.

  • Task Force Viper changes command

    Feb 9, 2011

    In some cultures rain is an auspicious sign of good things to come. As the rain fell Jan. 25 on Hunter Army Airfield, a new battalion commander saw another meaning for what the rain signified.

  • Task Force Brawler changes command

    Feb 9, 2011

    Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade gathered Jan. 27, on the flightline at Hunter Army Airfield for a change of command ceremony to say farewell to Lt. Col. Robert Ault and to welcome Lt. Col. Craig Alia.

  • Energy savings at Stewart, Hunter

    Feb 9, 2011

    Fiscal Year 2010 was a very successful year from an energy conservation perspective. Compared to Fiscal Year 2009 Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Air Field was able to reduce the energy needed in its facilities by nearly ten percent. We are well ahead of the president's schedule for reducing energy consumption by 30 percent by 2015. Here at Fort Stewart, we are committed to meeting and exceeding the presidential goals without impacting the comfort and well being of the customers we serve and to do so in the most economical and practical sense possible.

  • Career counselors represent 3rd ID in Army-wide competition

    Feb 9, 2011

    "If you want something, be hungry."

  • Black History Month: Real-life coal miner's daughter makes positive impact

    Feb 9, 2011

    Actress Sissy Spacek starred in the movie "Coal Miner's Daughter," but Vonzetta Davis-Lewis , brings new life and meaning to this real life story of a woman who overcame a meager beginning to become successful. Davis-Lewis says that it was her father, a former West Virginia coal miner, who had the greatest impact on her life because he was humble, patient, peaceful and a hard worker. Adopted, along with her sister as a toddler, she affectionately refers to her dad as the "nicest person you would ever want to meet." He made sure that his girls always felt special and stressed that not everyone would like them because of their brown skin, but they, in turn, had to treat everyone fairly and with respect.

  • 3rd ID Soldier named EO Advisor of the Year

    Feb 9, 2011

    A Marne Soldier was recognized as the United States Army 2010 Equal Opportunity Advisor of the Year at the 2010 Diversity & Leadership Training Symposium, held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Dec. 16.

  • Vanguard Brigade stability transition team helps develop Iraqi police in Fallujah

    Feb 9, 2011

    CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq - The Stability Transition Team at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, along with the aid of military police Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, conducted "Scorpion" training recently for Iraqi Police officers from the Fallujah, Gharma and Ameriyah districts.

  • Tooele Army Depot wins AMC 2010 Best Army Antiterrorism Program Fixed Installation/Unit Small

    Feb 9, 2011

  • Seetin Receives Longevity Award

    Feb 9, 2011

    Gen. James D. Thurman, U.S. Army Forces Command Commanding General, presents Samuel Seetin with the Army's Longevity Award for 50 years of civilian service to the U.S. Army.

  • Army announces winners of environmental awards

    Feb 9, 2011

    Five installations, one organization, two teams, and one individual have been named recipients of the Secretary of the Army Environmental awards for their achievements in 2010.

  • Armed to the teeth for training

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico -- The Directorate of Plans Training Mobilization and Security employee casually walks past his stockpile of Soviet made rocket propelled grenade launchers, AK-47s and M-16A2s as he gives the tour of his storage facility.

  • Fort Buchanan DASG recruits graduate training

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BUCHANAN, P.R. -- The newest group of Department of the Army Security Guards began their training course here Jan. 19 and February 9 they completed their training to become the garrisons newest additions to the guardforce.

  • Ranks of CDSOs grow, promote accident prevention

    Feb 9, 2011

    To promote safety and institute preventative measures, George RomAfA!n, the installation safety specialist and Alfredo Nogueras, the safety officer have grown the ranks of collateral duty safety officers at the garrison.

  • 110208-A-6528P-005

    Feb 9, 2011

    History-making cold temperatures across the Fort Bliss community last week, now known locally as "Arctic Titanic," has lead to more than $1 million in damage according to reports.

  • 110208-A-6528P-002

    Feb 9, 2011

    History-making cold temperatures across the Fort Bliss community last week, now known locally as "Arctic Titanic," has lead to more than $1 million in damage according to reports.

  • Civil affairs troops deploy, prep for Africa mission

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BUCHANAN, Puerto Rico -- Soldiers of D Company, 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion said goodbye to their loved during a farewell ceremony at Fort Buchanan Jan. 21.

  • Unified Quest 2011 Combined Arms Maneuver and Wide Area Security Tabletop Wargame

    Feb 9, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The fifth major event in the Unified Quest 2011 series focuses on further developing the two central ideas in the recently published Army Operating Concept: Combined Arms Maneuver (CAM) and Wide Area Security (WAS). This tabletop wargame, Feb. 7-11, supports the Army's Campaign of Learning by examining how these ideas will impact the way future Army forces conduct operations in a variety of settings. It will help identify what capabilities the future Army requires and explore how Army forces could be better organized to conduct CAM and WAS in the context of the Army Concept Framework (ACF).

  • Light of freedom to spotlight unknown Soldier

    Feb 9, 2011

    On the streets where George Washington often could be seen dining, discussing business, and attending church, a group of Revolutionary War enactors will soon pay tribute to a long lost brother in arms.

  • Writing contest winner talks about opportunities, encourages involvement

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. (Feb. 7, 2011) - Lt. Col. Greg Motes, the 2010 U.S. Army Capabilities Integration Center and Association of the United States Army writing contest winner, candidly recalls entering the contest on a whim.

  • AUSA and ARCIC announce 2011 Writing Contest

    Feb 9, 2011

    The Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) is seeking to identify, discuss and influence the outcome of significante defense issues that affect the U.S. Army. To allow for more direct participation in the public debate of defense-related issues, ARCIC and AUSA are once again co-sponsoring a writing contest. The submission of quality manuscripts is encouraged. The theme is "Capabilities Needed for the Army Future Force, 2025 & Beyond". Papers must be original, unpublished and between 5,000 and 10,000 words, with a one-page synopsis and biography of the author. The deadline for submission is May 31, 2011. A cash prize of $1,000 will be paid to the winner, and all papers will be submitted to AUSA's Institute of Land Warfare for possible publication.

  • New Rifleman Radio tested at Fort Benning

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Maneuver Battle Lab and U.S. Army Operational Test Command are closing out a three-week test of the new Rifleman Radio, making sure previous design improvements took hold in advance of an acquisition decision expected this summer.

  • Corps efforts offer new hope for oysters, environment

    Feb 9, 2011

    Thanks to the efforts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, the native American oyster, is receiving much needed help in being restored.

  • Fort Bliss weather damage price tag: $1M and rising

    Feb 9, 2011

    History-making cold temperatures across the Fort Bliss community last week, now known locally as "Arctic Titanic," has lead to more than $1 million in damage according to reports.

  • Face-to-Face Relationships in the National Capital Region

    Feb 9, 2011

    The AFDW commanding general received information on the mission and capabilities of the JFHQ NCR/MDW during a working lunch at Fort McNair, Feb. 8.

  • Protecting Classified Information and the Integrity of Unclassified Government Information Technolog

    Feb 9, 2011

    The recent disclosure of U.S. Government documents by WikiLeaks has caused damage to our national security. Classified information, whether or not already posted on public websites or disclosed to the media, remains classified and must be treated as such until it is declassified by an appropriate U.S. Government authority.

  • Microsoft, Army highlight Surface 2.0 at multitouch working group

    Feb 9, 2011

    Microsoft discussed its latest touch-screen technology during a quarterly working group meeting with the Army's leading multitouch researchers and developers, Jan. 25. The Multitouch Mission Command Working Group, which is hosted by CERDEC, brought together more than two dozen organizations from government, industry and academia for discussions and live demonstrations using the existing Surface 1.0 hardware. While no Surface 2.0 hardware has been released to date, CERDEC, has early access to the software and development kits thanks to its Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Microsoft.

  • Greywolf PSD trains for Iraq mission

    Feb 9, 2011

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Troopers with the personal security detachment (PSD) for 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division conducted key training this week at Camp Buehring, Kuwait; focusing on their roles protecting the brigade's key leaders.

  • Benning upgrading range with tank trails

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Several range access roads and dirt trails on Fort Benning are closed as engineers upgrade and convert them to gravel tank trails.

  • Belfor Property Restoration joined BBC, Team Bliss in home relief effort Feb. 5

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Following arctic temperatures which rocked Fort Bliss and the greater El Paso community last week, Balfour Beatty Communities, Bliss' public-private venture housing partner, called upon Belfor Property Restoration to help remedy the approximately 650 homes which suffered water damage across the military community here.

  • Hit the right marks in Air Assault School

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Air Assault School teaches students the tools they need to conduct combat air assault operations. "The toughest 11 days in the Army" is a common phrase among graduates, who include Soldiers from nearly every job specialty and international students.

  • ALC stresses war-fighting, writing skills

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Being an NCO is not just about training for the war fight, it's also about mentoring Soldiers. The Henry Caro NCO Academy's Advanced Leader Course not only prepares Soldiers to serve as Infantry squad and section leaders, but is also now teaching skills to help get Soldiers promoted and write winning evaluations.

  • Armor chief gets star

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The commandant of the U.S. Army Armor School got his star Friday. Col. Ted Martin was frocked to brigadier general in a ceremony in front of hundreds at the Benning Conference Center. The event was standing-room only with guests coming from several states - VIPs included retired Gen. William Richardson, retired Gen. Edwin Burba, Columbus mayor Teresa Tomlinson and several former Fort Benning commanders.

  • BRAC: Fort Gillem vehicles arrive

    Feb 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Another major move under Base Realignment and Closure kicked off Monday, and this one has nothing to do with the Armor School. The first dozen of nearly 1,350 vehicles from the 43rd Equipment Concentration Site at Fort Gillem, Ga., arrived here on heavy equipment transports and were taken to the 11th Engineer Battalion motor pool and other temporary storage facilities around post. The command's rolling stock includes cargo trucks, trailers, construction equipment and Humvees.

  • NTC holds African-American Heritage celebration

    Feb 9, 2011

    The 11th ACR's Regimental Support Squadron Equal Opportunity Office hosted an African-American History Month celebration at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif., Feb. 1. The guest speaker was Irma Hunter-Brown, a former member of the Arkansas General Assembly.

  • Soldiers, unit leaders tackle four-day training event

    Feb 9, 2011

    A mobile training team from the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School at Fort Jackson, S.C., led Fort Benning, Ga., noncommissioned officers and team leaders through a four-day training session designed to reinforce the program's standards and execution.

  • Property accountability: It's our responsibility

    Feb 9, 2011

    Property accountability and good supply discipline is not only important across the Army, it's "priceless."

  • Medal of Honor hero attends Super Bowl XLV

    Feb 9, 2011

    Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, Medal of Honor recipient, greets the crowd at the Super Bowl XLV game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Feb. 6, 2011. Giunta is the first living Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War.

  • The Army Honors African Americans in February, It is important to recognize the struggles of previou

    Feb 9, 2011

  • Property accountability: It's our responsibility

    Feb 9, 2011

    Property accountability and good supply discipline is not only important across the Army, it's "priceless."

  • Combined Endeavor 11 Planning Conference

    Feb 9, 2011

    Maj. Jim Lee, a 409th Contracting Support Brigade training officer stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany, shows Maj. Serik Duimagambetov from Kazakhstan, the benefits and perils of the Meal Ready to Eat in Yerevan, Armenia, at the Combined Endeavor 11 Initial Planning Conference. As the business advisor and planner for Combined Endeavor 11, Lee was recommending the MRE for the exercise as a cost effective solution to using additional contracted dining facilities.

  • Military contracting specialists prepare for future deployments

    Feb 9, 2011

    More than 200 contingency contracting warfighters, coming from as far away as Japan, Alaska and Hawaii, descended onto Fort Campbell, Ky., January 24 through February 4, to participate in the 412th Contracting Support Brigade's Operation Joint Dawn, the largest joint contracting field training exercise of its type.

  • U.S. Army Human Resources Command employee named Army G-1 Civilian of Quarter

    Feb 9, 2011

  • Two Army Sustainment Command leaders named to Senior Executive Service

    Feb 9, 2011

    Carl J. Cartwright and Tommy L. Marks appointed to the Senior Executive Service

  • CORE blog post

    Feb 9, 2011

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