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  • Project Manager, Night/Vision, Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Target Acquisition Wins DoD Top 5 S

    Mar 7, 2011

    Article highlitgths the efforts concerning a Lean Six Sigma project which neetted the Project Manager for NV/RSTA a Top 5 Department of Defense Systems Engineering Program Award.

  • Man's best friend helps Soldiers cope with experiences

    Mar 7, 2011

  • Casey: Guard very different from 30 years ago

    Mar 7, 2011

    Every Guard brigade has deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, and more than 300,000 Guardsmen have deployed in this war, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said Feb. 28.

  • 13th Annual National Consumer Protection Week

    Mar 7, 2011

    Rock Island Arsenal is joining with federal, state, and local government agencies and national organizations to celebrate the 13th annual National Consumer Protection Week March 6-12. During NCPW, groups nationwide share tips and information that help consumers protect their privacy, manage money and debt, avoid identity theft, and avoid frauds and scams.

  • MILTECH program offers job opportunities to veterans

    Mar 7, 2011

  • Newman overcomes adversity, finishes fifth at Las Vegas

    Mar 7, 2011

    Ryan Newman overcame an ill-handling racecar to score a solid fifth-place finish in Sunday's Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was Newman's second consecutive top-five effort of the season, and it moved him to fifth in the championship point standings.

  • Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence named new CIO/G-6

    Mar 7, 2011

    The Army announced Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence's appointment as the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 on March 3, 2011.

  • "Wings" over Afghanistan

    Mar 7, 2011

    A UH60M Blackhawk helicopter flies alongside the snow-capped mountains of southern Afghanistan.

  • Army, state continue collaboration to protect, save history

    Mar 7, 2011

    HONOLULU - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii command representatives and environmental officials met with the State Historic Preservation Division, Office of Hawaiian Affairs and National Parks Service representatives for the first time in 2011, Feb. 16, to review and discuss future programs for the protection of historic properties.

  • Proposed school boundary changes include AMR community

    Mar 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Hawaii Department of Education has proposed boundary changes that will affect Army families who live in the Aliamanu Military Reservation, or AMR, community and those living in nearby Navy communities.

  • Income tax differs among states

    Mar 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - States tax income differently, particularly for service members.

  • Tax Center takes guesswork out of filing

    Mar 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Hawaii-Army Tax Centers here and at Fort Shafter will be open for business through April 29.

  • AER campaign helps the Army take care of its own

    Mar 7, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Army Emergency Relief fundraising campaign, here, kicked off Tuesday, and will continue through May 15.

  • A work of heart

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "I've been an artist all my life," said Spc. Macaulay. "My earliest memory was drawing things in middle school to try to impress girls, I tried to set myself apart from the crowd," he added with a slight chuckle.

  • Journey through generations

    Mar 7, 2011

  • Participation vital, needed in COLA survey

    Mar 7, 2011

    HONOLULU - Military personnel in Hawaii have an opportunity to affect their paychecks this year by participating in a Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey, or LPS.

  • Black Jack remembers Spc. Ortega

    Mar 7, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered together to mourn the loss of Spc. Juan Ortega Jr. at a memorial service held in his honor on Fort Hood, Texas, March 3.

  • AMRDEC integrates college students through cooperative education programs

    Mar 7, 2011

    Army Education Outreach efforts encourage students to become engineers and scientists, motivate young people to be ready for the future, and help to build the bench at AMRDEC. Achieving these goals is the aim of local, regional and national Collegiate Cooperative Education programs.

  • Voices from Panjwai: Villagers hope for stability in rural Kandahar

    Mar 7, 2011

    Abdul and other "white bearded" men are the leaders whose voices speak for their often quite large families, villages and communities. And a growing number of those voices are growing disgusted over the effects of insurgent violence in the lands where they live and try to survive on next to nothing, day in and day out.

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    Mar 7, 2011

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  • Survivor Outreach Services: Supporting Survivors and honoring Soldiers

    Mar 7, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- I commanded the 3rd Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Ga., as part of the surge in Iraq in 2007-8.

  • Reintegration takes teamwork, communication

    Mar 7, 2011

  • March is National Women's History Month

    Mar 7, 2011

    Women's History Month began March 1st and continues throughout the month. The Department of Defense theme is "Writing Women Back into History."

  • Gates arrives in Afghanistan to assess progress

    Mar 7, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived in Afghanistan today to visit troops, meet with President Hamid Karzai and talk with NATO military leaders about progress made toward transitioning security responsibility to Afghan forces, set to start in July.

  • IMCOM takes care of Soldier, family pre-deployment needs with SRP

    Mar 7, 2011

    Before deploying Soldiers board the plane to go down range, they have a long list of items to take care of. From finances and filling out a will to ensuring they are physically ready to deploy, each Soldier has individual needs to meet before they leave hearth and home. Installation Management Command has made Soldier and civilian readiness its number one priority, according to the IMCOM Campaign Plan, and it takes care of readiness using Soldier Readiness Processing.

  • Renovations brighten, expand community chapels

    Mar 7, 2011

    Congregations at Robinson Barracks Chapel now have a lighter, brighter facility in which to worship. Parishioners at Patch Barracks Chapel now have a building on site in which to meet and fellowship outside of worship services. Both chapels have recently undergone renovations in an effort to improve the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's delivery of religious support services, according to Ken Bellinger, USAG Stuttgart deputy garrison command chaplain.

  • Practice response to active shooter event, save lives

    Mar 7, 2011

    When an active shooter situation occurs, witnesses must act quickly to protect themselves and others.

  • Leaking, vibrating boxes cost community thousands

    Mar 7, 2011

    STUTTGART, Germany -- A vibrating box, a leaking solution and a loose powder all signal "danger" in a mail room. Yet, all three were found at the Stuttgart Army Airfield mail distribution node during the week of Feb. 14. German and American emergency responders investigated the three suspicious packages and found them to be harmless. However, the investigations resulted in a serious, negative impact on the Stuttgart military community.

  • 'The more you read ...'

    Mar 7, 2011

    Patch Elementary and BAfAPblingen Elementary/Middle Schools participated in "Read Across America," an annual motivation and awareness program celebrated on March 2, the birthday of children's author Dr. Seuss. Leaders in the Stuttgart military community visited the schools, read to the students and challenged them to continue reading on their own.

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    Mar 7, 2011

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  • 99th RSC Honors an 'Exceptional' Civilian

    Mar 7, 2011

  • JMC Commanding General Visits Crane Army Ammunition Activity

    Mar 7, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Gustave Perna, commanding general for JMC and Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command, toured the activity in order to gain a better understanding of its products, processes and capabilities that are vital to keeping the Warfighter supplied with ammunition.

  • Kenya and U.S. military partner to build crucial civil-military operations capability

    Mar 7, 2011

    Members of the Kenyan Ministry of Defense and Kenyan Army Engineers Civil Affairs Teams (KCA), 12th Headquarters Engineers Brigade, partnered with U.S. military units assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa recently to conduct civil-military operations (CMO) operations in Manda Bay, Kenya. This crucial engagement allowed Kenyan soldiers to build a practical application of their civil affairs knowledge and share best practices and lessons-learned with their U.S. counterparts.

  • Exercise Kwanza review in Kinshasa focuses on African Standby Force

    Mar 7, 2011

    U.S. Army Africa continues to contribute support to the African Union (AU), including strengthening the mission capabilities and interoperability of the African Standby Force (ASF) and its sub-regional elements.

  • Bastogne Soldiers navigate 'most dangerous road in Afghanistan'

    Mar 7, 2011

    Late Feb. 28, Soldiers from Forward Support Company G, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Balls, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, escorted a convoy through the shadow of the Hindu Kush Mountains.

  • Retreat means relationship refresher for Army Africa couples, families

    Mar 7, 2011

    Enjoying an afternoon of snow and sun, laughing children and smiling adults scatter along the sledding slop, whizzing down the hill or watching others go by in Garmisch, Germany. On a recent weekend 22 U.S. Army Africa couples and their 42 children went to Edelweiss Lodge and Resort for a Strong Bonds marriage retreat. "This weekend put our lives on pause so we could breathe each other in again," said Amiia Coffey, whose husband recently returned from deployment. "It let us step away from our crazy lives to focus on each other and how different we are."

  • Forces kill Haqqani terrorist in Afghanistan

    Mar 7, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces killed four armed insurgents, including a Haqqani terrorist network leader, in Afghanistan's Khost province yesterday, military officials reported.

  • Court-martial may consider death penalty for Hasan

    Mar 7, 2011

    An Army official has recommended that Maj. Nidal M. Hasan be tried before a general court-martial authorized to consider capital punishment, Fort Hood, Texas, officials said today.

  • Presidio remembers Alfie Khalil with building dedication

    Jul 27, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., - Nearly 150 people turned out for the dedication of the Presidio of Monterey's new instructional building in memory of a longtime colleague Alfie Tawfik Khalil here March 4.

  • Women's History Month: "Celebrating the Strength of America's and the Army's Wom

    Mar 6, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Women's History Month begins Tuesday, March 1st and continues throughout the month. The National and Department of Defense theme is "Writing Women Back into History." But in the Army, they never left. They have been a major part of the Army's history since its inception and we have continued to honor their service.

  • Safety, teamwork aid in FARP success

    Mar 6, 2011

    Forward arming and refueling points for Task Force Thunder, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, are places where aircraft can receive fuel and ammunition to continue providing coverage for troops on the ground.

  • 804th Medical Brigade assumes command of Task Force Med

    Mar 6, 2011

    The 804th Medical Brigade became the 10th command medical unit for United States Forces - Iraq during a transfer-of-authority ceremony with Task Force 807th Medical Command, at the Al Faw Palace on Camp Victory, Mar. 4.

  • Army stabilizes manpower, alters retention control points

    Mar 6, 2011

    Effective June 1, Soldiers serving on active duty, whether in the regular Army or Army Reserve and National Guard components, will encounter various changes within the Army Retention Control Points program.

  • Military police target speeding violators on VBC

    Mar 6, 2011

    Speeding in a vehicle greatly increases the risk of injury and death in an accident. Service members, civilians and local nationals are at times in a hurry to get to where they're going, ignoring speed limit signs and rushing to get to their destinations without concern for their safety or for the safety of others.

  • Petty officers host career information seminar

    Mar 6, 2011

    During deployment in Iraq, many Sailors working in a joint forces environment serve an important but non-traditional role that is often outside a Sailor's typical occupational experience.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Team cases colors during deployment ceremony

    Mar 4, 2011

    A deployment ceremony for Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, was held March 4 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, U.S. Army Pacific commander spoke to Soldiers and Families gathered at Sills Field. The more than 3,200 Soldiers of the 3rd BCT "Broncos" will deploy to Afghanistan soon. Commander of the 3rd BCT is Col. Richard Kim.

  • Washington Capitals host Military Appreciation Night

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Washington Capitals NHL team and their majority owner, Ted Leonsis, hosted not only the St. Louis Blues at the Verizon Center here last night, but also service members and their families for the 8th Annual Military Appreciation Night.

  • Alaska District receives award for Jago River cleanup

    Mar 4, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District FUDS Team successfully removed the 1,400 drums during a 28-day window, battling foggy conditions and some daunting logistics -- a feat recently recognized by the team's selection as winner of the Fiscal Year 2010 Secretary of the Army Environmental Award for Environmental Restoration.

  • Staying Army strong: Littlest Soldier receives biggest wish

    Mar 4, 2011

    Forty Soldiers surprise a struggling 9-year-old boy with a special birthday at the "Castle of Good Dreams."

  • Night vision sensor delivered on target

    Mar 4, 2011

    The 1,000th Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor was delivered to the Army and recognized in a celebration Feb. 16, at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control production facility in Orlando, Fla.

  • Redstone Bowler Strikes Second Perfect Game

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Somewhere around the seventh frame, retired Sgt. 1st Class Joe Cox's dad knew his son was on to something.

  • Olympic hopeful breaks personal-best mark in hammer throwing on national stage

    Mar 4, 2011

    Maj. Mike Mai, commander of the 9th Financial Management Company and a nationally ranked weight and hammer thrower, recently set a new personal record in the weight throw at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships, and has his eye on the Olympics for the hammer throw in 2012.

  • Leader Development Programs Start Year

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- More than 100 civilians at Team Redstone are taking an initial step in their leadership development.

  • Army pursues better buying power

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Army's better buying power - the ability to acquire better weapons systems and capabilities at lower prices - starts with the acquisition professionals who sign defense contracts.

  • Wainwright officials explain COLA policies during deployments

    Mar 4, 2011

    With many Fort Wainwright Soldiers deploying this year, Wainwright finance officials and rear detachment commanders are working to ensure Soldiers and families have a clear understanding of how their COLA allowance will be affected by the choices family members make about where to live and how long to travel during their Soldier's deployment.

  • Army Buyers Work For Success On Battlefield

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Army's acquisition corps may not be on the front lines. But its professionals are fighting every day to ensure Soldiers have the right equipment to accomplish the mission. And, with two wars going on at the same time, that mission has been demanding.

  • Shadow defies gravity with success

    Mar 4, 2011

    An unmanned aircraft system in the Army's fleet today is defying gravity, soaring ever higher in performance and zooming down on cost.

  • CSM SCHMITT VISITS FORT WAINWRIGHT

    Mar 4, 2011

    "Command Sgt. Major Schmitt has tons of tactical experience but no BASOPS experience so he brings to us new eyes and a fresh perspective on how we (IMCOM) can and should support Soldiers and families. His love of Soldiers is visible, almost palpable, as you watch him engage and interact with them."

  • Starting June 1, revised enlisted promotion system requires Soldier input

    May 25, 2011

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

  • Heads Up Given On Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- If not treated, traumatic brain injuries incurred on the battlefield today could cripple large populations of Soldiers decades from now.

  • We Are One

    Mar 4, 2011

    Upon the Pillars of Equality we stand as one Aca,!" in our same God-given humanness Aca,!"woven into an image that is magnified by the light of our soul. Built upon a foundation of order, structure, intellect and will, our history sprang forth from the fertile soils of Ethiopia, nurtured by the birth-giving waters of the Tigress Euphrates, the life-giving spirit of the Red Sea and the majestic beauty of the Mediterranean.

  • Italy-based field support battalion packages humanitarian aid for Tunisia

    Mar 4, 2011

    In the latest episode of a long-term partnership between the 3rd Battalion, 405th Army Field Support Brigade and the U.S. Agency for International Development, workers at Leghorn Army Depot, Italy, prepared tons of humanitarian aid for delivery to Tunisia.

  • Arsenal hosts Incident Command System workshop

    Mar 4, 2011

    James Taylor, Federal Emergency Management Agency Region V training and exercise officer, leads an Incident Command System overview with executives and senior officials at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Clubhouse on March 4.

  • Digging Up Dirt For Post Growth

    Mar 4, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- There's a lot of dirt work going on near Gate 9 these days. And there's much more to come.

  • ASC Soldiers present colors at football game

    Mar 4, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers Staff Sgt. Frank Henry (left), Sgt. 1st Class Warren Feaster and Sgt. Shane Henning present the colors prior to the Arena Football League exhibition game at the i wireless Center on March 3.

  • ASC Soldiers present colors at football game

    Mar 4, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers Staff Sgt. Frank Henry (left), Sgt. 1st Class Warren Feaster and Sgt. Shane Henning present the colors prior to the Arena Football League exhibition game at the i wireless Center on March 3.

  • SMA Chandler attends Precommand Course seminar

    Mar 4, 2011

    Newly-appointed Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III shares his views on teamwork during a Precommand Course seminar at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on March 4, 2011.

  • Interior Secretary Salazar helps USACE break ground for new Picayune Strand project

    Mar 4, 2011

    U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, a strong supporter of Everglades restoration, was among more than 130 people who celebrated the groundbreaking Feb. 18 of a new federal construction project to restore the Picayune Strand. When complete, the project will restore natural water flows over an 85-square-mile area, improve the area's hydrology, enable the return of more balanced plant communities, increase aquifer recharge and send fresh water in a more natural manner to the coastal estuaries.

  • Resolution celebrates women serving in defense

    Mar 4, 2011

    Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the Department of Defense, was presented with a joint Congressional resolution March 3, honoring the service of women in the armed forces.

  • Navy Culinary School Graduates First Class

    Mar 4, 2011

    Navy Culinary School Graduates First Class

  • Installations celebrate African-American contributions

    Mar 4, 2011

    While the conflict between the Union and Confederacy over the issue of slavery is a critical part of the Civil War, the contributions blacks made to secure their own freedom during this time can sometimes be overlooked. Keeping that in mind, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem decided to celebrate these contributions during a luncheon at The Commons at Fort McPherson in honor of African-American/Black History Month.

  • Interior Secretary Salazar helps break ground for new USACE Picayune Strand project

    Mar 4, 2011

    U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, a strong supporter of Everglades restoration, was among more than 130 people who celebrated the groundbreaking Feb. 18 of a new federal construction project to restore the Picayune Strand. When complete, the project will restore natural water flows over an 85-square-mile area, improve the area's hydrology, enable the return of more balanced plant communities, increase aquifer recharge and send fresh water in a more natural manner to the coastal estuaries.

  • Dental Hygiene Awareness Month ends with school visits

    Mar 4, 2011

    Lawrence Joel Troop Medical Clinic (LJTMC) registered dental hygienist Lorraine Lobos (dressed as a tooth), teaches children in the Child Development Center (CDC) preschool 1 class what it takes to have strong teeth during a visit Feb. 25.

  • JFHQNCR/MDW support to Arlington County Manager

    Mar 4, 2011

    Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan was briefed on the mission and capabilities of the JFHQNCR/MDW.

  • Third Army helps celebrate Kuwait's liberation

    Mar 4, 2011

    Third Army/U.S. Army Central (Third Army) and 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, provided 300 troops in support of Kuwait's 50/20 Parade. The parade, held Feb. 26, celebrated Kuwait's 50 years of independence and the 20 years since its liberation in the Gulf War.

  • CSM Grippe visits Regional Command South

    Mar 4, 2011

    CENTCOM CSM visits troops in Regional Command South.

  • "Why should people contribute to Army Emergency Relief (AER)'"

    Mar 4, 2011

    Man on the street: This week the Sentinel asked members of the military community: "Why should people contribute to Army Emergency Relief (AER)'"

  • IMCOM's regional senior enlisted advisor tours Meade

    Mar 4, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Durr Jr. called Fort Meade a "first-class installation" during a post tour Feb. 22. Durr, the command sergeant major of the Northeast and Southeast regions, Installation Management Command, said Fort Meade's supremacy as an installation is evident in achieving second place honors in the Army Community of Excellence competition in 2007 and 2008.

  • Parents to debate school redistricting plan

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Anne Arundel County Public Schools will hold a public hearing Monday on the redistricting of four Fort Meade elementary schools. The meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. in the Meade High School auditorium, will be an opportunity for parents and other community members to provide public testimony on the proposed redistricting plan to reduce overcrowding at Manor View and West Meade elementary schools and fully utilize additional classroom space at the new Pershing Hill Elementary School.

  • CENTCOM CSM visits Regional Command South

    Mar 4, 2011

    Various photos of Command Sergeant Major Frank Grippe conducting battlefield circulation in Regional Command South.

  • Fort Meade celebrates Black History Month

    Mar 4, 2011

    Service members and civilians crowded into McGill Training Center on Feb. 24 for the post's annual Black History Month observance. The 90-minute program featured speaker John Gourdin, a retired Marine master gunnery sergeant who is a researcher, author and lecturer on African Americans in the Civil War.

  • Prepositioned equipment rolls into action

    Mar 4, 2011

    The Daegu, South Korea-based Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia and 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command staged prepositioned equipment for a combat task force during Key Resolve/Foal Eagle in South Korea.

  • ATV trail ride -- Soldiers mix safety, fun, outdoor recreation

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Nine people and two dogs explored the back trails of Fort Rucker on all-terrain vehicles during the outdoor recreation ATV trail ride Feb. 26.

  • Picerne strengthens ties that bind Fort Rucker military Families

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Since its selection, Picerne Military Housing has moved the military housing at Fort Rucker into the present time of housing while keeping the importance of Families its No. 1 goal.

  • Leisure Travel offers summer vacation opportunities at extravaganza

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the weather gets warmer military Families can learn about vacation deals and off-time activities available in the Wiregrass and beyond.

  • Kentucky NG Aviators fly record 36 times in BHIVE simulator

    Mar 4, 2011

    Kentucky National Guard Aviators tested four technologies for the Air Warrior Product Office during a record 36 mission runs in AMRDEC's Battlefield Highly Immersive Virtual Environment Laboratory.

  • Child supervision a top priority on post

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker officials remind Soldiers and Families that child supervision is an issue that affects the entire installation.

  • AER campaign kicks off

    Mar 4, 2011

    Howard Butler (left), U.S. Army Garrison deputy commander, addresses attendees at the Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign kickoff March 1 at Army Community Service, Bldg. 62, on Fort McPherson.

  • Simulator shows effects of alcohol on driving

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Community members can experience what it is like to drive drunk without the inherent risks involved next week when the Save A Life Tour visits the post March 9-11.

  • General Dunwoody visits Natick

    Mar 4, 2011

    NATICK, Mass. - The Commanding General of the U.S. Army Material Command, Gen. Ann Dunwoody, visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center on March 3 and saw many of the items that are developed at NSSC to assist and protect the Soldier on the battlefield.

  • Fort Rucker Soldiers, civilians give blood for servicemembers

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Donating blood can be a great gesture because the life you save may be your own or a Family member's, according Soldiers from Fort Rucker and Fort Benning.

  • Soldiers helping Soldiers - Fort Rucker launches AER campaign

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The annual Army Emergency Relief campaign was officially set in motion by post leaders March 1 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Working together to turn in property

    Mar 4, 2011

    As we continue moving toward closure, one of the many things we will have to do along the way is turn in the materials, buildings, and other resources that we use throughout the installations. While this may seem like a daunting task, by working together smartly and efficiently, we can accomplish this mission successfully.

  • Driving home life lessons with golf

    Mar 4, 2011

    The school week might have been over, but Feb. 26, from 9:30 until 11 a.m., First Tee of Atlanta (First Tee) turned the golfing greens on The Commons at Fort McPherson into a classroom for 29 children seeking to learn more about the sport.

  • Data products provide firm base for LandWarNet system software

    Mar 4, 2011

    Data products are the compiled files required for LandWarNet/Battle Command and network system initialization. They are built, produced, and tested on the Central Technical Support Facility campus.

  • Dental Health Month celebrated at elementary school

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston Elementary students celebrated National Dental Health Month Feb. 24 with well-planned, hands-on, and engaging lessons provided by U.S. Army Dental Activity.

  • Black History celebration entertaining, informative

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston commemorated African American/Black History Month with a lively and informative event Feb. 23 hosted by the 106th Signal Brigade at the Roadrunner Community Center.

  • 'Resolute' Brigade assumes sustainment mission in Afghanistan

    Mar 4, 2011

    KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN- It is a historic occasion attended by many service members; Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, civilians and coalition partners all gather together in a small tent to the sound of pouring rain to bid farewell to one unit and welcome another.

  • Senior State Department official talks Iraq at Fort Sam Houston

    Mar 4, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Michael Corbin, deputy assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs for Iraq issues, visited students attending medical training at the Army Medical Department Center & School and the new instructional facilities at the Medical Education and Training Campus and also talked to wounded warriors at the Center for the Intrepid and the Warrior and Family Support Center Feb. 25.

  • 'Resolute' DCO promoted downrange, shares moment with family

    Mar 4, 2011

    KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN- Promotions during a deployment have become a part of Army life. Soldiers from private first class to general have been promoted in countries like Korea, Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan. Today was a special day for one officer who was able to share his promotion with his family thousands of miles away.

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