Archive: Mar 2011

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  • Tricky course tests riders' skill at JBLM

    Mar 31, 2011

    For servicemembers and civilians at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, this morning was all about being challenged during the Xtreme Mountain Bike race, hosted by the JBLM Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate, March 26.

  • Young JBLM cooks represent at competition

    Mar 31, 2011

    Though they fell short of the major awards at the 16th annual event - the top three spots went to Team Pentagon, Fort Bragg and Team Coast Guard - the relatively inexperienced JBLM team walked away with 24 medals out of 27 opportunities.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosts Army Pathfinder school

    Mar 31, 2011

    After a three-week course run by a Mobile Training Team from Fort Benning, Ga., 29 out of 80 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers who began the training can now call themselves Pathfinders.

  • Chandler addressing SHARP

    Mar 31, 2011

  • Chief, SMA address cultural change at SHARP summit

    Mar 31, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said the Army needs a cultural change in order to eliminate sexual assault and harassment from its ranks.

  • Casey says Army must focus on versatility

    Mar 31, 2011

    The Army and DOD must move away from organizing for conventional war and instead focus on versatility, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. told lawmakers.

  • Fort Irwin welcomes Vietnam-era vets home

    Mar 31, 2011

    On March 30, several hundred Vietnam-era veterans heard two words they had been awaiting for decades: thank you. The veterans were part of Fort Irwin's second annual Vietnam-era veterans welcome home ceremony honoring those who served from 1960 to 1975.

  • Runners get dirty during Big Sur Mud Run 2011

    Mar 31, 2011

    SEASIDE, Calif. - More than 2,000 thrill seekers braved scattered rain showers and chilly weather to get down-and-dirty at the sixth annual presentation of the Big Sur Mud Run near Ord Military Community March 26. The course was filled with obstacles, four mud pits and screaming Marines.

  • ACC reaches tipping point

    Mar 31, 2011

    Army Contracting Command's move to Redstone Arsenal passed its "tipping point" in March as the personnel strength in Alabama surpassed the 50 percent mark.

  • Getting America Involved in Recruiting its Army

    Mar 31, 2011

    Recruiting Command's grassroots outreach program -- launched in 2007 with one community advisory board in Dallas/Fort Worth -- now includes more than 40 active boards across the country. One of the fundamental goals: Get America involved in recruiting its Army.

  • Observance recalls women's struggles

    Mar 31, 2011

    Fort Carson community members joined in a celebration to recognize and honor women and the role they played in shaping the world.

  • USAREC Deputy Commanding General Visits Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion

    Mar 31, 2011

    During his visit to the Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion last week, Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts scored a first of his 27-year Army career: he got to promote a Future Soldier to E-2 Private. Roberts, the deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command, promoted Cierra Fountain, a 2008 graduate of Lawrence North High School, in a ceremony at the Indy East Recruiting Station held in front of Fountain's mother, Chiquita, and all the station's recruiters.

  • Surgeon general observes Warrior training

    Mar 31, 2011

    The Army surgeon general received a firsthand look at Mountain Post injury prevention and performance optimization programs during a March 17 visit.

  • April is STD Awareness Month

    Mar 31, 2011

    Approximately 19 million sexually transmitted diseases occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost half are in young people ages 15 to 24. One in two young people will get a sexually transmitted disease by age 25, and many won't know it.

  • How Much Alcohol is Too Much'

    Mar 31, 2011

    Statistics on too much alcohol consumption usually are reported in the media in terms of the effects on the person (impaired driving) or the body (health problems). Ad campaigns and public service announcements remind consumers to drink responsibly. But just how much alcohol is too much'

  • JTRS Airborne Maritime Fixed to conduct demo

    Mar 31, 2011

    The Joint Tactical Radio Systems Airborne Maritime Fixed, or JTRS AMF Program Office is planning to demonstrate the ability of its software-programmable radios.

  • Month of the Military Child

    Mar 31, 2011

    What is it' Throughout April, installations around the world will recognize the sacrifices of U.S. military children by celebrating Month of the Military Child. More than 1.7 million children have one or more parents on active service in the U.S. Armed Forces. These children, too, suffer the effects of nearly 10 years of conflict. An estimated 900,000 children have had one or more parents deploy multiple times.

  • CVS - The Syndrome, not the Store

    Mar 31, 2011

    According to the American Optometric Association, Computer Vision Syndrome is now considered the No. 1 occupational hazard of the 21st Century. If you are surprised, you shouldn't be. Today, there are more than 264 million personal computers in the United States alone (Computer Almanac 2008) and more than 98 million American workers use a computer on a daily basis (2001 U.S. Census). This widespread computer use has fueled growing complaints of eye strain and fatigue. The AOA reports that 14 percent of all optometric patients report computer-related symptoms and more than 10 million eye examinations are given annually in response to these complaints. With the range and scope of computer use increasing annually, it is important to understand the causes of CVS and how it can be managed.

  • CVS - The Syndrome, not the Store

    Mar 31, 2011

    According to the American Optometric Association, Computer Vision Syndrome is now considered the No. 1 occupational hazard of the 21st Century. If you are surprised, you shouldn't be. Today, there are more than 264 million personal computers in the United States alone (Computer Almanac 2008) and more than 98 million American workers use a computer on a daily basis (2001 U.S. Census). This widespread computer use has fueled growing complaints of eye strain and fatigue. The AOA reports that 14 percent of all optometric patients report computer-related symptoms and more than 10 million eye examinations are given annually in response to these complaints. With the range and scope of computer use increasing annually, it is important to understand the causes of CVS and how it can be managed.

  • Immunizations not just for kids

    Mar 31, 2011

    Children are not the only people who need immunizations-young adults to senior citizens can benefit from immunizations, too. Many adults become ill, disabled or die each year from diseases that could easily have been prevented by being immunized. Immunizations also benefit people in the community where immunized persons live or work, putting fewer numbers of people at risk by preventing the spread of diseases. Diseases like influenza (flu), tetanus and measles can cost Soldiers, families and civilian personnel time and money because of doctor visits, lost duty and work time, and hospitalizations.

  • Under Secretary of the Army to address Cameron's graduating class

    Mar 31, 2011

    LAWTON, Okla.--Under Secretary of the Army Joseph Westphal, Ph.D., will deliver the commencement address to Cameron University's Class of 2011.

  • 589th BSB attends Leadership University

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - School bells ring and chime throughout Killeen, signaling the start and end of a new day of learning for school-aged children.

  • Fort Sill celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Military children are an integral part of the Army family and to celebrate their contributions, April has been set aside as the Month of the Military Child.

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: No Hazard Found in Fort Bragg Follow-Up Pesticide Testing

    Mar 31, 2011

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as Army CID, announced today that the results of follow-up pesticide testing by an independent laboratory completed in homes on Fort Bragg showed that concentrations of pesticides were not elevated and do not pose a health hazard.

  • Experienced CA Soldiers create real scenarios for battle assembly

    Mar 31, 2011

    Soldiers from the 450th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), from Riverdale, Md., participated in a three-day battle assembly that focused on civil military operations, March 18 through 20, at Fort Pickett, Va. The Soldiers were immersed in real-life scenarios that allowed them to engage with foreign local populace, foreign law enforcement, and foreign officials. They were sent on missions to conduct local assessments of land that could be used for displaced civilians, as well as checking out a local lumber yard for any information they could gather on the importance of the mill.

  • BAMC parking complex opens in phases starting April 4

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center employees will begin using a new, six-level parking complex beginning April 4 as access is phased in over the next three weeks.

  • Budge Dental Clinic gets $15 million upgrade, expansion

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony held March 25 officially opened the doors of the newly renovated and expanded Budge Dental Clinic.

  • Swing into spring -- golfers hit greens during Spring Invitational

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Silver Wings Golf Course held its Spring Invitational March 26 as members and golfers came out to participate in the first event of the season.

  • Quick actions by medics save Soldier's life

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Combat medics from Delta Company, 232nd Medical Battalion, 32nd Medical Brigade, jumped into high gear March 23 when one of their student Soldiers suddenly collapsed, started having seizures and stopped breathing.

  • 1-145th Showstoppers down USAAMC, 60-48

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Distance shooting was the name of the game during a March 28 intramural basketball game between the Showstoppers of B Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment and the U.S. Army Aeromedical Center.

  • 'Git 'er done' -- Post icon dedicated to Rucker community

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Earl Rogers is a one-man operation who manages the paper recycling demands of Fort Rucker with his trademark call of "Git 'er done."

  • Youth earn kudos at photography contest

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Twelve youth from Fort Rucker participated in the Child, Youth and School Services photography contest March 25.

  • Influence with character -- leadership writer emphasizes authority, not power

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Renowned author James C. Hunter shared his philosophy on leadership with about 225 Fort Rucker and local community members at a special community prayer breakfast at the Landing March 28.

  • Fort Rucker officials urge safety during outdoor recreation

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the weather continues to warm, more and more bicycle and skateboard enthusiasts are hitting the roads on Fort Rucker.

  • Hill cares for others in retirement

    Mar 31, 2011

    When Barbara Hill retired March 1, 2002, she had served the federal government for more than 25 years. At the time, some of her friends wondered what she would do with her free time. "Several people I know quite well said, 'Are you sure you're doing the right thing' I don't know what I would do if I retired,'" said Hill. However, Hill said she was well prepared for retirement and her adjustment took "from the time I left my retirement party until I got into my car to leave the depot."

  • Army Suggester of the Year: improvement 'a team effort'

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army UH-60 Black Hawk pilots will soon have better protection while flying or on the ground thanks to the Army's Suggesters of the Year.

  • Post prepares for spring cleaning

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Spring Clean Up takes place at Fort Rucker April 5-7 when all units, staff and individuals take part in minor cleaning and detailing.

  • Fort Rucker AER campaign goes rolling along

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- One month into the 12-week fundraiser, the Army Emergency Relief Campaign is on time and on target to reach the goal of $140,000 set by Fort Rucker officials.

  • Coming around the bend: ANAD, GDLS begin new Stryker reset

    Mar 31, 2011

    They toiled in the cold weather of Alaska and briefly visited the warmer climes of California, now 288 Stryker vehicles from the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, otherwise known as the 1-25 SBCT, are here awaiting reset to mission capable status.

  • New gate hours foster faster work commutes

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A change in the operating hours of Newton and Faulkner gates should help Aviation personnel - including Soldiers, civilian employees and contractors - have reduced travel time to and from work.

  • JMC CG tours ADMC

    Mar 31, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Gustave Perna, commanding general of the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, toured Anniston Defense Munitions Center March 22.

  • Fort Rucker emergency responders put skills to test

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Thick black smoke gathers, flames smolder the walls and a child's cries for help overpower the screeching of sirens. These are the scenes and sounds experienced by those who put their lives on the line to save someone else's.

  • Rogers visits munitions center

    Mar 31, 2011

    Anniston Defense Munitions Center recently welcomed Blue Grass Army Depot Commander Col. Brian Rogers March 9.

  • New facility provides realistic training for firefighters

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A new live fire training facility for the 502nd Civil Engineer Squadron's Fire Emergency Services team had its official opening March 29 and will allow firefighters to train in a dedicated, safe, realistic environment with no impact on base services.

  • Texas state senator speaks at Women's History Month celebration

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte speaks at Women's History Celebration March 25 at Fort Sam Houston's Middle School Teen Center.

  • 10th Combat Support Hospital hosts Expert Field Medical Badge

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT CARSON, Colorado - Nearly 200 Army medical personnel stationed throughout the United States convened at Camp Red Devil here March 2 to vie for the Expert Field Medical Badge. Out of the 187 candidates who competed, only six Soldiers earned the coveted award.

  • Fort Stewart youths fall into spring

    Mar 31, 2011

    Although the day proved to be dreary outside, inside the doors of the Bryan Village Youth Center, adolescents and teenagers alike seemed to be enjoying themselves the first day of the Spring Break Fall-In, sponsored by Child Youth and School Services, March 28.

  • The Breakfast Club

    Mar 31, 2011

    Michael Wright and Anthony Morse make breakfast pie at the Edge! Cooking Course at West Point's Lee Child Development Center. The group also made strawberry soup. Many of the Edge! classes support interest in such things as various sports, cartoon art and photography.

  • Supervisor's course takes a comprehensive look at safety

    Mar 31, 2011

    The workplace can be fraught with dangers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2009 report on occupational injuries and illnesses, there was a significant decrease in the number of cases reported in the private sector for construction and extraction workers, production workers, and transportation and material moving workers.

  • Know the dos, don'ts of passport usage worldwide

    Mar 31, 2011

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The idea of passports, or some type of document that identifies you and your nationality, has long been a part of history.

  • Army says Aca,!Eoegenerating forceAca,!a,,c should not be cut further

    Mar 31, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal told senators March 29 that the ArmyAca,!a,,cs generating force has already taken significant cuts and must be preserved to ensure a pipeline of trained troops.

  • New friendships, sharing experiences make Army life rewarding

    Mar 31, 2011

  • Activities planned at Stewart-Hunter for Month of the Military Child

    Mar 31, 2011

    Fort Stewart's children, like children everywhere, love to hear lively music, clap their hands, tap their feet, dance and otherwise stay on the move.

  • Task Force Warrior cuts off Taliban in Tangi Valley

    Mar 31, 2011

    WARDAK PROVINCE, Afghanistan - As bullets flew toward an armored vehicle on the adjacent hill, mortarmen at Observation Post Savannah aligned their tube toward the enemy fighting position March 15.

  • West Point cadets, faculty prove science is fun

    Mar 31, 2011

    There's no formula or equation which proves science is fun. However, a group of West Point cadets and instructors went to Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Highland Falls March 24 to show students there it's true.

  • Raider 7 named Division CSM

    Mar 31, 2011

    Shock waves ripple across the surface of the cup of coffee sitting precariously on the edge of the shaking desk. The sound of reverberating footsteps echo like thunder down the hall, getting louder as the massive figure emerges. Blocking out the sunlight, filling the doorway, is an imposing outline of a man six foot, four inches and 280 pounds, kitted out in body armor and grasping an M-4 rifle -the embodiment of a Marne NCO.

  • West Point Parachute Team jumps, trains with French Foreign Legion

    Mar 31, 2011

    The 2nd Regiment Estranger de Parachutistes, an elite airborne regiment of the French Foreign Legion, hosted the West Point Parachute Team March 11-20.

  • Task Force Shooter completes first mission with Afghan Air Force

    Mar 31, 2011

    NANGARHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Since the launch of Operation Enduring Freedom, U.S. military and coalition forces have worked with Afghan National Security Forces to set conditions for transferring responsibility solely to the host nation.

  • CAB CSM tabbed as new USACR- Safety Center CSM

    Mar 31, 2011

    It's before dawn and most of the Soldiers on Hunter Army Airfield are either still asleep or just getting out of bed. But, behind a mahogany desk sits a man enclosed by four walls that bear a visual recording of his journey in the Army. His office is adorned with coins, plaques, photographs and other memorabilia dating back to deployments to Grenada, Panama and Iraq, to name a few. These plaques describe a life committed to the service of his country and to the Soldiers he loves. He arrives everyday at 5 a.m. so he can get a jump on the day prior to his 6:30 a.m. physical training.

  • Fort Drum's top civilian leader reflects ahead of retirement

    Mar 31, 2011

    One of the few constants during the past decade of Fort Drum's explosive growth and transformation is about to change.

  • Spice drug now illegal at Stewart, across the Army

    Mar 31, 2011

    There's a drug popular with teens, military personnel, and civilians in the U.S.

  • West Point Maneuver Tactics Club trains in Austria

    Mar 31, 2011

    Nearly 20 cadets traveled to the Theresian Military Academy in Austria during spring leave to experience some scenario-based, peace-stability operations training.

  • West Point cadets run in honor of Bataan survivors

    Mar 31, 2011

    The light had not begun to break over the mountain range that surrounds White Sands Missile Range, N.M., as thousands of people representing all 50 states and 12 countries made their way into the staging area March 27 for the 22nd annual Bataan Memorial Death March. Among the more than 6,300 runners who came to support the survivors and those whom lost their lives during those horrific three years were four teams from West Point, three men's teams and one women's team.

  • Senior commanders bided farewell, welcomed during Retreat ceremony

    Mar 31, 2011

    Soldiers, civilians, Families and community members gathered to bid farewell to former Deputy Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey E. Phillips, while welcoming Col. Thomas S. James Jr., deputy commanding general - maneuver and Col. Christopher P. Hughes, deputy commanding general - support, during a Retreat ceremony at Fort Stewart's Marne Garden, March 25.

  • Spartan Commander leaves lasting impact on Soldiers

    Mar 31, 2011

    It is hot - about 112 degrees in Mosul, Iraq. They are tired, and the coffee pot in the Spartan Tactical Operating Center is empty. Their tan t-shirts are beginning to stick just a little bit, and for some reason, their combat boots seem just a little extra heavy today.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    May 26, 2011

  • Warrior Brigade Soldiers uncases colors

    Mar 31, 2011

    The 10th Mountain Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team uncased its colors March 30, formally signifying the re-establishment of command at Fort Drum following its deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Fort Lee hosts Women's History Month observance

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 31, 2011) -- Historic re-enactors, poetry readings and the observations of a Gold Star Mother were the highlights of a Women's History Month observance here Monday in the Transportation School auditorium

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 31, 2011

  • Geek Week

    Mar 31, 2011

    Lawton, Okla.--Cameron University in Lawton hosts Computing and Technology Week April 4-8 with a series of events that feature high-tech uses in business and military.

  • Honoring their service: BOSS participants visit veterans care facility

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 31, 2011) -- Fresh doughnuts, pastries, coffee and juice adorned a table in the large, quiet and empty dayroom. A row of patio doors filled one side, allowing gentle breezes and rays of sunlight that created soft highlights on the long conference tables and chairs that ran parallel to them. One by one, they entered the room - some wheeling or motoring themselves in, some walking in with the aid of canes - and greeted the youthful, reverent faces of Soldiers, who with each act of kindness and measure of care

  • Monthly tour provides tips for healthful diets

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For those of us who may be trying to lose or maintain our weight, a simple trip to the grocery store can be overwhelming. Transfats, Omega fats, high fructose corn syrup; it's enough to derail any semi-healthful eating plans.

  • Blue Grass Exchange (January-March 2011) - Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives

    Mar 31, 2011

  • Soldier prepares for extreme challenge

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- First Lt. Sophie Hilaire set a Guinness World Record for women running in full battle gear and has competed in numerous marathons, including the Boston Marathon.

  • And the Army goes rolling along ...New equipment gives 187th Soldiers up-to-date training

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson's Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School recently received 10 MAXXPRO Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, or MRAPS.

  • Responsible drinking a safe bet

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Alcohol Awareness Month begins Friday. It is an organized effort to educate the public about the problem of underage drinking and to inform communities about ways they can help prevent underage alcohol use.

  • Kid's stuff: Month celebrates military children

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- or the 25th year, the military will salute the children of service members by celebrating April as Month of the Military Child. In accordance with this year's theme - Celebrate Military Children: The Strength of our Future - Fort Jackson Child, Youth and School Services has planned a myriad of events appropriate for all age groups.

  • Lynch talks budget, energy during visit

    Mar 31, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, IMCOM commanding general, visited Fort Jackson last week to assess the Army's largest Basic Combat Training installation and offer words of encouragement to the post's Soldiers, civilians and family members.

  • U.S. Army Africa supports combat operations for first time

    Mar 31, 2011

    For Army Lt. Col Leamond "Bo" Stuart, a 40-year-old Special Forces soldier from Atlanta, Ga., the order to deploy happened fast and the prospect of serving on a ship seemed like an interesting opportunity. "My wife was a little disappointed that I was going to be gone on yet another deployment," said Stuart. "We really didn't have much time to think about it."

  • Woman of Checkpoint Charlie seeks MPs who helped

    Mar 31, 2011

    Two military policemen on duty at Checkpoint Charlie touched the life of a victim of communism in 1984 and 1985. Now, 27 years later, that lady wants to contact those MPs who were on duty at Checkpoint Charlie so she can thank them for their kindness.

  • Forces detain insurgents in Afghanistan

    Mar 31, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces detained several suspected insurgents yesterday in the Mohammad Aghah district of Afghanistan's Logar province, military officials reported.

  • TF Duke CSM marks 30 years of service

    Mar 31, 2011

    In the 30 years since 1981, the United States Army has seen its fair share of change; from the Cold War build up of the 80Aca,!a,,cs, to the slimming down of the force during the 90Aca,!a,,cs and on to the War on Terror following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But through it all, at least one thing has remained constant: the leadership and professionalism of Command Sgt. Maj. Drew Pumarejo, the senior enlisted Soldier of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, who marked his thirtieth year of active service in the U.S. Army on March 26.

  • Aussies mentoring enables Afghans ability to fight

    Mar 31, 2011

    Afghan National Army soldiers in Tangi Valley, Afghanistan are beginning to reap the rewards of their training with the Australian Army as the start of the spring season begins.

  • Afghan National Army conducts weapon training

    Mar 31, 2011

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    Mar 31, 2011

  • Soldiers participate in royal reenactment in Suwon

    Mar 31, 2011

    SUWON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, along with members of the Republic of Korea Army 700th Special Operation Force, participated in the historical reenactment of a Joseon-era royal procession during the Hwaseong Fortress Spring Opening Ceremony here March 27.

  • Group members raise money for families in Japan

    Sep 30, 2011

  • Operation Pacific Passage relocates 2,100 families

    Sep 30, 2011

    More than 2,100 family members stationed at military bases throughout Japan transitioned through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to safe haven locations in the United States last month as part of Operation Pacific Passage.

  • Stetson hat to be new Army standard headgear

    Mar 29, 2013

    In a tip-of-the-brim nod to its American frontier history, the Army is likely to change hats again - returning to the days of the wild west and adopting a dark blue Stetson as the official head cover for the current force of 1.1 million Soldiers.

  • Fort Carson CYSS staffer eases transition for Families leaving Japan

    Sep 28, 2011

    When Aiden Britting, 2, woke up from his nap at the Signature Flight Support center at the Denver International Airport, he didn't know where he was. One of hundreds of displaced military Family members coming back from Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, Aiden knew he only wanted one thing: his mom.

  • Fort Carson team aids families returning from Japan

    Sep 28, 2011

    Fort Carson personnel worked around the clock March 22-26, at Denver International Airport, to help American military family members stationed in Japan to transition during the voluntary evacuation from the devastation.

  • Stewart personnel provide support in Long County blazes

    Sep 30, 2011

  • Female POWs prove women can endure war's hardships

    Aug 26, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum's experience as a POW confirmed her belief in resilience and that military women can persevere in tough situations.

  • Post honors Expert Infantryman Badge recipients: Female captain passes EIB tests

    Aug 26, 2011

    Two Soldiers received special honors Friday during a ceremony at the Hilton Field Softball Complex recognizing those Soldiers who recently completed a week of tasks to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • Afghan firefighters conduct first live burn at KAF

    Mar 30, 2011

    Afghan firefighters from the Kandahar Air Wing participated in a live-burn exercise, March 29, 2011, which marked the first time the group demonstrated battling an internal structure fire at Kandahar Air Field.

  • 'Outlaw Soldiers' continue readiness, countdown to homecoming

    Mar 30, 2011

  • Good deed turns officer into reluctant hero

    Mar 30, 2011

    Two lieutenants walk into Popeyes.

  • 512th personal security detachment trains with MEDEVAC

    Mar 30, 2011

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The personnel security detachment with the 512th Quartermaster Company, 352nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., teamed up with the medical evacuation section on Joint Base Balad, Iraq, to train on the latest MEDEVAC procedures.

  • Alcohol Awareness Month is not a time of celebration

    Mar 30, 2011

    April is Alcohol Awareness Month, an annual public awareness campaign that encourages local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.

  • Marne Faces, Marne Places: Women's History Month - Safety specialist finds balance between work

    Mar 30, 2011

    By day, Kim Hill is a safety specialist at Hunter Army Airfield, ensuring that installation employees work in a safe environment.

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