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  • Vanguard Soldiers teach CSI to Iraqi Police

    Mar 9, 2011

    Iraqi Police officers received a crash course on crime scene investigation as part of the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division's ongoing mission to enable the Government of Iraq and provide the Iraqi citizens with a safer, more secure, and sovereign country.

  • Putting theory in perspective: Rangers stage demonstration for National War College students

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - A contingent from the National War College in Washington learned what it's like to be Soldiers during a three-day visit to Fort Benning last week.

  • Hunter holds Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon

    Mar 9, 2011

    About 150 Hunter Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon competitors met at Hunter the morning of March 5 for the second triathlon and duathlon competition.

  • Soldiers hunt for pheasants at MWR event

    Mar 9, 2011

    Soldiers and civilians from the Fort Stewart area had an opportunity to brush up on their hunting skills during a Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Continental Pheasant Shoot March 5, at Fort Stewart.

  • 364th ESC Soldiers Train to Sustain

    Mar 9, 2011

    The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit form Seattle, held its first joint operations center exercise (JOCEX), Feb. 28-March 4.

  • New golf league coming to Taylors Creek Golf Course

    Mar 9, 2011

    Invitations are extended now for a Fort Stewart golf league that will begin April 5, with a kick off scramble followed by a nine hole blitz on each Tuesday thereafter.

  • Revised promotion system requires Soldier input

    Mar 9, 2011

    Active-component Soldiers interested in promotion to sergeant or staff sergeant should immediately update their personnel and training records before the Army implements its revised promotion system June 1.

  • ASA (ALT) Establishes Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Services (DASA(S))

    Mar 9, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Services (DASA(S) is the Army's senior Strategic manager responsible for developing and implementing a holistic approach for Army services. DASA(S) will assist commanders in obtaining cost effective and efficient services to achieve their missions. The Army spent in excess $52 billion a year on services. That's greater than half of our total procurement funding. There hasn't been an overarching lead agent or office with specific responsibility for services. This responsibility will promote a focus on activities surrounding the planning, execution and management of services across the Army.

  • Lawrence takes helm as Army chief information officer

    Mar 9, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence became the Army's new chief information officer/G-6, March 3, and has also been confirmed for a third star which she will pin on later this month.

  • New York Army Guard Military Police Unit Heading for Iraq :105th Military Police Company Deployed to

    Mar 9, 2011

    NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION , NY (03/09/2011)(readMedia)-- More than 700 family members, friends and officials turned out to say goodbye to 110 members of the New York Army National Guard's 105th Military Police Company here on Wednesday, March 9. The Buffalo unit was the first New York Army National Guard unit deployed to Iraw in 2003 and as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is now going back as part of Operation New Dawn, the U.S. draw down there. Ten Soldiers are returning with the unit for this second mission. Staff Sgt. Douglas Mattingly, an employee with the Veterans Administration in Buffalo, was one of those Soldiers who deployed with the 105th in 2003. It was a very difficult mission for but the unit accomplished a lot, Mattingly said about his first deployment. This new team of 105th MP Soldiers is going to perform very well too, he predicted.

  • New culinary training extension opens at Fort Lee

    Mar 9, 2011

    Featuring modern classrooms and state-of-the-art cooking and baking labs, a new building extension for the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence was officially opened at Fort Lee, Va., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.

  • APG leaders honor women, WWII civilians at wreath-laying ceremony

    Mar 9, 2011

    Leadership from Aberdeen Proving Ground led a wreath-laying ceremony at the Edgewood area today to honor the local civilians who died during World War II and to recognize women's contributions as part of National Women's History Month.

  • Culinary kid shares kitchen with Top chefs

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 10, 2011) -- For the past two weeks, the 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition has been home to the military's most talented and passionate chefs, and one culinary kid who has an appetite for becoming a chef.

  • Culture Summit brings nations together, promotes understanding

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Representatives of various nations from around the world came together this week in Sierra Vista to expose others to and promote their cultures and to better understand those of others. The fifth annual Culture Summit wraps up today at the Windemere Hotel and Conference Center in Sierra Vista. The three-day event which began on Monday is hosted by the United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and the Training and Doctrine Command Culture Center on Fort Huachuca.

  • Unique Systems Engineering and HTI Approach Earns 2nd Generation FLIR the LTG Ferguson Award, Paves

    Mar 9, 2011

  • Burbelo: Model tactics of world-class athletes to build strong minds

    Mar 9, 2011

    COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Army Center for Enhanced Performance wants Soldiers, leaders and basic trainees to build strong minds and bodies by tapping into the science behind an Olympic training model, the organization's director said Thursday.

  • AMC participates in Read across America

    Mar 9, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command Equal Employment Opportunity office participated in and supported the Read Across America program at a local elementary school here, March 2.

  • West Point Class of 2014 Cadets conduct research on own sleep habits

    Mar 9, 2011

    West Point psychology students study information in the text nightly, and the next day they apply what they learned to hypothetical leadership problems generated by their combat-experienced instructors.

  • 11 examples of sustainable solutions for installations

    Mar 9, 2011

    U.S. Army installations frequently focus on improving energy efficiency, water usage and waste management practices in an effort become more sustainable to meet future military mission requirements.

  • Army astronaut discusses space, physics with West Point cadets

    Mar 9, 2011

    Col. Timothy J. Creamer, Army astronaut, flight engineer and former assistant professor in the West Point Physics Department (1992-95) spoke with cadets March 3, in Robinson Auditorium, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., about what it was like living for more than five months aboard the International Space Station.

  • From Afghanistan, combat officers share lessons learned with West Point Class of 2011

    Mar 9, 2011

    Thousands of miles away, a group of Army officers spoke loud and clear to a group of soon-to-be lieutenants Feb. 28 at West Point. From Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, six combat veterans shared lessons learned and practical advice through a video teleconference, led by Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and commander of NATO coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan.

  • Gates named recipient of 2011 Sylvanus Thayer Award

    Mar 9, 2011

    The West Point Association of Graduates recently announced that Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is the recipient of the Sylvanus Thayer Award for 2011.

  • First ADA officer selected as brigade tactical officer for Corps of Cadets

    Mar 9, 2011

    After only a few weeks since he was selected as the Corps of Cadets' new brigade tactical officer, Col. Joseph DeAntona's office is still largely bare, but the conference table contains dozens of command coins under glass-a collection of mementos from his 27 years of service which began with a three-year tour of duty in the 559th Artillery Group, Vicenza, Italy.

  • West Point kicks off annual AER Campaign

    Mar 9, 2011

    's not so much about the numbers and figures involved, but more about spreading the word about what the Army Emergency Relief program does for Soldiers. At least that's the message Amy Weyhrauch wants to deliver during the 2011 AER Campaign at West Point. "I really want people to know the good that comes out of AER and the people who are helped by it," Weyhrauch, the AER Campaign manager, said. "AER asks for contributions, but you don't always get the significance of who's being helped. So my big intent for the West Point campaign is to push this message and let people know where their money is going."

  • West Point cadets reinforce soldier skills during Super Saturday

    Mar 9, 2011

    The 1st Regiment of the Corps of Cadets participated in Super Saturday March 5, which was designed to complement the military training they receive during Unit Training times and reinforce the basic Soldier skills learned during Cadet Summer Training.

  • 2011 FORSCOM AFAP Conference

    Mar 9, 2011

    About 50 delegates from FORSCOM subordinate units across the country are attending the weeklong conference to prioritize FORSCOM's top 10 quality-of-life issues for resolution.

  • Smartphones combine with tactical radios to boost ground troops

    Mar 9, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division communicated via voice, data and images as they swarmed a mock village to capture a high value target. Information traveled rapidly up and down the chain of command through a cutting-edge combination of smartphones plugged into tactical radios.

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    Mar 9, 2011

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Todd R. Avery

    Mar 9, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Todd R. Avery

  • US Africa Command welcomes new commander

    Mar 9, 2011

    U.S. Army General Carter F. Ham assumed command of U.S. Africa Command from General William E. Ward during a ceremony March 9, 2011, at the Stadthalle in Sindelfingen, Germany, on the outskirts of Stuttgart.

  • New noncommissioned officers join the fight

    Mar 9, 2011

    Twenty-two promotable sergeants participate in an induction ceremony to the NCO Corps at the USASMDC/ARSTRAT in Colorado Springs on March 7.

  • Troopers recount contributions of African American leaders

    Mar 9, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers of 27th Brigade Support Battalion, paying tribute to past and present African American leaders during an African American History Month observance at Marez Memorial Dining Facility, Feb. 28, 2011.

  • MPs train with pepper spray

    Mar 9, 2011

  • Army life Rail Gunner style

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Rail Gunner Soldiers welcomed 80 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets, March 7, from the A J. Moore Academy out of Waco, Texas, and gave them an in-depth view of the multiple launch rocket systems, and the various weapons used within the 41st Fires Brigade.

  • Equipment carries precious cargo

    Mar 9, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. -Equipment carrying precious cargo will leave Tobyhanna, destined to cheer up Soldiers and children in distant lands.

  • Reserve NCO earns reputation as one of the best

    Mar 9, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. -An Army Reserve noncommissioned officer (NCO) received the latest 2011 Warfighter of the Quarter Award for work performed while deployed to Iraq.

  • Training for the close quarter fight

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Army combatives program is more than competing in an eight-sided ring. The program is designed to train Soldiers on how to remain calm and focused in close-quarter combat.

  • Depot raises radome on Powder Smoke Ridge

    Mar 9, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. -The construction of a high-tech igloo marks the next step in new workload arriving at Tobyhanna Army Depot - repairing and testing Marine Corps radars.

  • Down Range

    Mar 9, 2011

    Tobyhanna Army Depot--Financial technician Kimberley Anderson has deployed to Southwest Asia two times in support of the warfighter; once to Kuwait and then to Iraq.

  • Business Booming At Redstone Tax Center

    Mar 9, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's another Wednesday morning at the Redstone Tax Center, and the phone rings at the front desk.

  • Instructors strive for realism at civilian pre-deployment course

    Mar 9, 2011

    Rory Aylward and the instructors at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center have just 11 days to ready civilians for the realities of work and life in austere conditions and under the stressors of war.

  • Plan bridges gaps in homeland emergency responses

    Mar 9, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has agreed to a plan that will allow for one commander to be in charge of both National Guard and reserve forces when they are called up to respond to domestic emergencies.

  • Forbes retires after 41 years of service

    Mar 9, 2011

    As some say, 1969 was a very good year. The New York Jets of the American Football League won Super Bowl III, man first landed on the moon, Jimi Hendrix rocked Woodstock and Deborah Forbes joined the federal workforce.

  • Army, Air Force host industry day event for Qatar businesses

    Mar 9, 2011

    Members of the Army Contracting Command - Qatar and the U.S. Air Force's 379th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron conducted a Joint Industry Day at the Ramada Conference Center, Doha, Qatar, in February. ACC - Qatar is located in the region on Camp As Saliyah and the 379th is at Al Udeid Air Base.

  • RDECOM set to transition deputy commanding generals

    Mar 9, 2011

    The Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army announced new general officer assignments March 9.

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    Mar 9, 2011

  • Major General Richard C. Longo announced as TRADOC's deputy commanding general for Initial Mili

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. - The Chief of Staff, Army announced Major General Richard C. Longo to be the next deputy commanding general, Initial Military Training, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va., effective March 9, 2011. Longo succeeds Lt. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, who took command of Initial Military Training in September 2009. Hertling has been confirmed by Senate as the next commanding general of U.S. Army Europe.

  • Celebrating Women's Contributions to the Army

    Mar 9, 2011

    March is National Women's History Month

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Kara F. Pleasant

    Mar 9, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Kara F. Pleasant

  • Avoid deceptive e-mails by staying alert, informed

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Did you win a lottery in the United Kingdom even though you live in the United States' Receive an e-mail offering a get-rich-quick scheme' Or maybe you received an e-mail asking to log in to a merchant or bank site and update your account information.

  • DoD helps spouses compete for federal jobs

    Mar 9, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - It's no secret that military spouses make sacrifices. They raise children while their spouses are deployed and leave behind jobs when it's time to relocate to a new duty station.

  • Ranger School seeks to fortify NCO numbers

    Mar 9, 2011

    The number of Ranger School instructors has grown from a "critical" deficit of 60 percent in September to 80 percent, with the number expected to grow in the next few months, officials at the Ranger Training Brigade reported.

  • SecDef visits wounded Soldiers at Bagram hospital

    Mar 9, 2011

    PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates pins the Purple Heart Medal and a Combat Action Badge on the chest of wounded service members, March 7 at the Heathe N. Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield. Gates gave a quick speech to troops at Bagram before he left.

  • Training team helping European Soldiers counter IEDs

    Mar 9, 2011

    Improvised explosive devices are the weapons of choice for insurgents, and representatives from Europe and the Middle East participated in the U.S. Army in Europe and the Joint Multinational Training Command's Coalition Counter-IED Training Conference, March 1-3, at the Hohenfels Training Area in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Simplifying the Logistics ground

    Mar 9, 2011

    How the 101st Sustainment Brigade is undertaking an ambitious project to re-configure Bagram Airfield's Logistics complex

  • Exercise Foal Eagle 2011 in Full Swing

    Mar 9, 2011

    Soldiers of 501st Sustainment Brigade participate in Exercise Foal Eagle 2011.

  • African-Americans honored during February

    Jan 20, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Close to 250 Soldiers, civilians and community members gathered at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre on Fort Huachuca, Feb. 23, to celebrate African-American/Black History Month. In 1976, the month of February was officially named Black History month. February was chosen as the month to celebrate because it contains birthdays of some of the biggest supporters of Black history, stated Command Sgt. Maj. Todd Holiday, Military Intelligence Corps command sergeant major, in his opening remarks.

  • Army Electronic Warfare 29 Series Career Field

    Mar 8, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Electronic Warfare (EW), 29-series career field is a highly critical career field which was established in 2006 in order to meet the growing demand of EW capabilities necessary to mitigate IED attacks on U.S. and Allied forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Army is currently recruiting Soldiers (officers, warrant officers and enlisted) who are interested in reclassifying to the new EW 29 series career field.

  • 9th MSC Soldiers stand ready

    Mar 8, 2011

    More than 1,100 Army Reservists from the 9th Mission Support Command gathered at Fort Shafter Flats to participate in the second annual Oahu Consolidated Soldier Readiness Processing, March 4-6.

  • Fighting to Become the Army Reserve's Best Warrior

    Mar 8, 2011

    The Army Reserve's 96th Sustainment Brigade held its Best Warrior competition at Fort Douglas and Camp Williams, Utah, March 4-6.

  • Army growing contingency contracting ranks

    Mar 8, 2011

    The U.S. Army is continuing to expand its ranks of contingency contracting officers and noncommissioned officers tasked with providing forward contracting support to ongoing war zone and humanitarian missions worldwide.

  • Soldier Pushes Through Challenges of Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 8, 2011

    The 96th Sustainment Brigade invited strong-willed Army Reserve soldier Pfc. Jared Campbell to the Best Warrior competition through a series of recommendations and company-wide challenges.

  • Battlefield to boardroom: Corporate execs mentor troops

    Mar 8, 2011

    Twenty-nine companies are now participating in the American Corporate Partners program to mentor veterans and help them transition to become the next wave of corporate leaders.

  • Saber medics broaden skills in Iraq

    Mar 8, 2011

    The medics of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment took advantage of the fact they are located next to Witmer Troop Medical Clinic, at Camp Liberty, Iraq, a level-two care facility, by setting up a level-two training program with the Soldiers of the 546th Area Support Medical Company who operate the facility.

  • Greywolf begins relief in place

    Mar 8, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Troopers from 3rd Advise and Assist Bde., 1st Cavalry Division conducted a relief in place with units in Iraq while developing their own tactics, techniques and procedures.

  • Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center NCO receives coin from vice chief of staff, Army

    Mar 8, 2011

  • Experiencing the Cav first hand

    Mar 8, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Tina Flores-Nevarez, a human resource generalist for Texas A&M University - Central Texas, assumed the prone, held the rifle close and engaged targets on the large 12-foot screen in front of her.

  • Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center director, gives overview of CMAOC to vice chief of A

    Mar 8, 2011

  • Guard Biathlon Team Competes in Spain, Defends Title in Nationals

    Mar 8, 2011

    The North Dakota National Guard Biathlon Team wrapped up a string of international competitions this weekend, and is now in Vermont for the Chief of the National Guard Bureau Championships.

  • Vice Chief of Staff, Army visits Fort Knox and new Human Resources Command

    Mar 8, 2011

    VCSA first visit to new HRC

  • Military chefs soup up skills at culinary competition

    Mar 8, 2011

    It's not likely what's being cooked up at Fort Lee, Va., will ever show up on the menu in a Dining Facility downrange, but the Soldiers manning the skillets there will go, and when they do, they'll take with them the skills they've demonstrated here.

  • Granddaughter's research yields Bronze Star for WWII hero

    Mar 8, 2011

    The family of a New Jersey World War II-era veteran received a posthumous Bronze Star commending the heroic actions of their loved one, Technician Fifth Grade John F. Morgan Jr., nearly 70 years after his heroic action in World War II.

  • Gen. Casey recognizes Army's premiere ceremonial unit

    Mar 8, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George W. Casey Jr., personally recognized more than 350 Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), March 7, 2011 at Joint Base Myer- Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Combat Diver Qualification Course challenges Special Forces

    Mar 8, 2011

    The grueling seven-week Combat Diver Qualification Course at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School in Key West, Fla., is neither for the weak of heart, or the idle mind.

  • Culinary Arts Competition: art of ice

    Mar 8, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 8, 2011) -- The 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition is in its 11th day and the competition has heated up with the exception of the ice carving competition. It is one of the few events within the competition that doesn't require some sort of heating element. Several teams entered the event, sculpturing everything from Bugs Bunny to dragons. The U.S. Army Quartermaster School's Joint Culinary Center of Excellence hosts the Culinary Arts Competition. It includes competitors from all five Armed Services, who compete, attend classes in the culinary arts and interact with their peers. The American Culinary Federation-sanctioned event is the largest of its kind in North America.

  • CSA recognizes Army's premiere ceremonial unit

    Mar 8, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George W. Casey Jr. personally recognized more than 350 Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), March 7, 2011 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Chaplain duo reaches soldiers in an unusual way

    Mar 8, 2011

    Sitting on a toilet isn't a place one would normally expect to think about God. But the two-man chaplain team at Spin Boldak wants Soldiers to do just that.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier Finds Peace by Going to War

    Mar 8, 2011

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - No one asks for stress and hard times in their life, but for one soldier, he is deeply thankful for the darkest moments of his life. Without those bleak, hopeless days, he would not be on the path he is today.

  • Retired Army Chaplain Becomes Auxiliary Bishop

    Mar 8, 2011

    Many retirees swap their business attire for shorts, but one retired Army chaplain hung up his black beret and Army camouflage uniform to don the "miter" hat and robes of a Roman Catholic bishop

  • During testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, March 2, 2011

    Mar 8, 2011

    "I can't imagine anything more contrary to the basic core values of being a member of the United States Army than sexually assaulting, abusing a fellow Soldier."

  • JBM-HH Rader Clinic offers beneficial patient programs

    Mar 8, 2011

    ''We want to empower patients to participate in their health care," said Dr. Sharwanda George, a clinical pharmacist at Andrew Rader Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 19th Engineers repair Jones Cemetery fence

    Mar 8, 2011

    Members of the 538th Engineer Detachment, 19th Engineer Battalion, repaired the damaged fencing at Fort Knox's Jones Cemetery from Feb. 1-4. The 538th Eng. Det. Repaired the damaged fencing as a post initiative to maintain a high state of appearance for Fort Knox facilities and grounds.

  • Forces detain terrorist leaders in Afghanistan

    Mar 8, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces captured several suspected insurgents, including two Haqqani terrorist network leaders and a Taliban weapons trafficker, yesterday in Afghanistan, military officials reported.

  • GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba - 525th MP Battalion conduct JLIST training

    Mar 8, 2011

    Members of the 525th Military Police Battalion conduct bi-annual JLIST training.

  • All-female floor hockey team battles NHL greats

    Mar 8, 2011

    They came to play, and they wore pink. In the first of five scheduled exhibition matches, Kandahar Airfield's all-female hockey team, the Ball Busters, battled players from the National Hockey League Alumni Association in a three-period game of floor hockey Mar. 7.

  • Hohenfels Soldier wins GEICO award

    Mar 8, 2011

    A Hohenfels soldier has been chosen as the Army's 2010 recipient of the GEICO Military Service Award.

  • Gates, Karzai discuss civilian casualties, drawdown

    Mar 8, 2011

    Civilian casualties and the impending drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan highlighted a discussion here, today, between Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

  • Panel says rescind policy on women in combat

    Mar 8, 2011

    A commission established to study diversity among military leaders is recommending that the Defense Department rescind its policy that prevents women from being assigned to ground combat units below the brigade level.

  • Stryker unit conducts live fire exercise in South Korea

    Mar 8, 2011

    NIGHTMARE RANGE, South Korea - A U.S. Army Stryker unit engaged and destroyed targets here at this South Korean live fire range March 7 during Exercise Foal Eagle.

  • Commission recommends women be allowed in combat arms

    Aug 26, 2011

    A report released to the president and Congress Monday, recommends 20 changes in the way the military facilitates diversity, and suggests gender barriers be lifted on all career fields.

  • The U.S. Army Faces of Strength

    Jul 25, 2012

    Meet Soldiers, family members and community volunteers who are everyday heroes.

  • National Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 7, 2011

    <b>What it is' </b> March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are disruptions of the brain that occur due to a blow or jolt to the head or penetrating head injuries. The severity of TBIs can range from mild to severe. The Army wants leaders, Soldiers and family members to understand the signs and symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), also called concussions, and the importance of seeking prompt medical care-which is an act of strength and courage. Most concussions occur without a loss of consciousness and are treatable. The majority of people who experience a concussion recover completely with no lasting effects. Some common signs and symptoms of a concussion may include amnesia, confusion, dizziness, fatigue, headache, slurred speech, nausea, vomiting or ringing in the ears. Some people have memory or concentration problems, sensitivity to light and noise, sleep disturbances, irritability and depression.

  • Best of the Best' honored at 2010 Installation Award Banquet

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Each year the Fort Huachuca community honors individuals working on post who have consistently performed beyond the call of duty. The installation awards banquet was held Friday evening at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre. Approximately 250 people attrended, ranging from Soldiers and their families, Department of Defense civilians, friends and local and state dignitaries.

  • Army plans combined Limited User Tests

    Mar 7, 2011

    The Army is preparing to conduct several Limited User Tests simultaneously at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., for key programs of record.

  • Don't Wreck Your Spring Break

    Mar 7, 2011

    With spring around the corner, more than 3.7 million college students across the nation are preparing for their spring break. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to urge everyone to play it safe while at the beach or around water. Following these top ten tips could mean the difference between life and death.

  • 411th MPs prepare for war

    Mar 7, 2011

    Soldiers of the 411th Military Police Company, 720th MP Battalion, 89th MP Brigade conducted a culminating training exercise from Feb. 17-21 at MOUT site Boaz, here in preparation for their upcoming deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Anonymous Online Mental Health Screening - March, 2011

    Mar 7, 2011

    Did you sleep well last night' Your answer to this question could tell others much about your mood and energy level today. It has been found that the emotion centers of the brain are more than 60 percent more reactive after missing a single night's sleep (ScienceDaily, 2007). To anyone who has suffered a sleepless night, these results probably aren't surprising. However, they do offer insight into the link between depression, anxiety, and sleep problems. If you find that you have more than an occasional poor night's sleep, or if you feel exhausted during the day despite sleeping through the night, it may be a sign that you are suffering from depression, anxiety or another mental health condition.

  • Veteran Knows Personally The Value Of Diversity

    Mar 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dr. Harry Hobbs has a unique perspective of the African American experience.

  • Construction of FORSCOM's band building marches ahead

    Mar 7, 2011

    Already more than 65 percent complete, the FORSCOM Army Ground Forces BandAca,!a,,cs new training facility is moving ahead right on schedule for a late June handover. During separate visits in February, Maj. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Col. Jeffrey M. Hall, commander and district engineer for the USACEAca,!a,,cs Savannah District, expressed their satisfaction with the progress and the quality of the construction project. An aerial view of the site shows clearly how far along the building has come. The band will move to Fort Bragg with Headquarters, Army Forces Command, this summer, in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity, REACH Meet in Class

    Mar 7, 2011

    The Rock Island Arsenal-Garrison Equal Employment Opportunity Office and the University of Iowa's REACH program shared a classroom and employment opportunities with Hawkeye students on Feb. 9 at the university's College of Education Lindquist Center in Iowa City, Iowa.

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