Archive: Mar 2011

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  • 3rd CAB Soldiers welcome new battalion CSM

    Mar 30, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, bid farewell to their command sergeant major and welcomed a new one during a change of responsibility ceremony on the flightline at Hunter Army Airfield, March 25. Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Blair passed the responsibility of the battalion to incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Brian Hauke.

  • Stewart honors American Red Cross volunteers

    Mar 30, 2011

    The American Red Cross sponsored the 2011 Volunteer Awards and Recognition Ceremony, March 22, at the Main Post Chapel on Fort Stewart.

  • BSTB Soldiers demonstrate

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Soldiers of the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Divison, tested their basic Soldiering skills in the battalion's Buffalo Stakes competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • When the stakes are high: Spartan Soldiers focus on combat readiness

    Mar 30, 2011

    "Fit to fight."

  • Bass tournament winners reeled in $$$, more in April tournament

    Mar 30, 2011

    Six anglers took home more than $700 in prizes for their catch during the Bass Tournament, March 19 at Pond 1, Pineview Lake.

  • Team Bliss joined record-setting 6,000 participants during WSMR's 22nd Annual Bataan Memorial D

    Mar 30, 2011

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Sacrifice Whether it was on the sweaty faces of the more than 6,000 marchers, in the aching hands of the hundreds of volunteers, or living in the somber memories of the World War II veterans in attendance, the word was alive for the 22nd annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., Sunday.

  • Army continues low-rate production for WIN-T

    Mar 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army continues to move forward on Low Rate Initial Production of Increment 2 of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical.

  • Cancer Survivors Make Connection Online

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Jody Hicks was looking for a battle buddy. When the diagnosis came - Hodgkins lymphoma - five years ago, Hicks, a self-described type A personality and retired Army aviator went into control mode.

  • Long Knife Soldiers experience the sounds of U2 live in Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

  • Historic deployment begins with historic monument

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - One can travel the world from the Acropolis in Athens to the pyramids of the ancient Mayan Empire and find no structure older or more emblematic of civilization's beginning than the Ziggurat of Ur found in modern day Iraq.

  • Planning Under Way For Old Ordnance Cleanup

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone will be performing interim remedial measures at known or suspect waste sites of chemical warfare materiel. Even though this recovery effort is scheduled to begin in 2013, extensive planning and coordination has already begun.

  • Falcons rest wings, enjoy sports day

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Georgia sun came out in full view March 15 as Soldiers of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade took to the courts and fields to participate in the Falcon Week's sports day.

  • Saber Squadron seeks to aid Iraqi partners

    Mar 30, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - For the past month, Soldiers of 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center have worked closely with their Iraqi partners, the 4th Federal Police.

  • Post Exchange Employees Deploy To Serve

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They live to serve Soldiers. For Mina Clay, Kathy Foote, Montina Hoefler, Sonia Lebron and Wendy Smith, working as Army & Air Force Exchange Service employees at the Post Exchange affords them the opportunity to thank Soldiers for the work that they do. But for this group of five, thanking them stateside wasn't enough - instead they decided to deploy with the Soldiers they serve day in and day out to fully show their gratitude.

  • Greywolf medic conducts training with Iraqi counterpart

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Pfc. Ryan Jones (Right), a medic with B Company, 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division demonstrates the placement of a chest needle decompression, used to relieve the pressure of trapped air in the chest cavity, during medical training with Sgt. Rashad Sherif, a medic with 10th Iraqi Army Division, March 24. "If we can take two or three knowledgeable medics and make them instructors, they can turn around and train the whole base after we're gone," he said.

  • AMC: the Army's Lead Materiel Integrator

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Secretary of the Army has designated the U.S. Army Materiel Command as the Army's Lead Materiel Integrator in a memorandum March 22, which changes how the operational Army will receive its materiel, arms, ammunition, and equipment in the future.

  • Congressional delegates visit Cavalry troopers in southern Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRAH, Iraq - Four members of the U.S. House of Representatives paid a visit to Soldiers from their home states deployed to southern Iraq.

  • Lamb brings Long gold

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-The Fort Hood Culinary Arts team battled it out in the kitchen, armed with their sharpest knives and their best meals, while facing some of the toughest culinary arts teams across the U.S. and Europe during the 36th Annual U.S. Army Culinary Arts Tournament held at Fort Lee, Va. Feb. 26-11 March.

  • Parades Open April's Month Of Military Child

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--April is the Month of the Military Child. Kickoff parades will be held Friday at both child development centers. The Mills Road center will have its ribbon-cutting event at 9 a.m., followed by the Goss Road center's event at 10. Garrison commander Col. John Hamilton will deliver remarks.

  • USARPAC CCP goes to exercise Balikatan 2011

    Mar 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post prepares to leave for the Republic of the Philippines to participate in exercise Balikatan 2011. The goal of the exercises is to maintain military readiness through training and relationship-building between the two countries. The USARPAC CCP is a scalable command post designed to rapidly deploy.

  • 'King of the Hill 2' challenge

    Mar 30, 2011

    The sounds of cheers could be heard all throughout Starker gym as Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, applauded for their peers fighting inside the combatives octagon, March 24.

  • Local Students Draw Experience From Art

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Several times a year, Team Redstone holds heritage celebrations at Bob Jones Auditorium. These celebrations recognize a diverse aspect of American society and history such as Native American or African-American history month. An important part of the heritage month celebrations is the student artwork contest. The contest gives local student artists the opportunity to compete and have their artwork seen by a large audience.

  • 'I'm Doing Exactly What I'm Supposed To Be Doing'

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--There are a lot of connections that bring recently elected District 2 state Sen. Bill Holtzclaw back to Redstone Arsenal. Holtzclaw, a retired Marine war veteran, was introduced to Redstone twice during his military career -- first in 1983 as a private who came here for ammunition specialist training at the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and, second, in 1999 as the officer-in-charge of the Marine Corps Detachment.

  • AMC town hall and award ceremony

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- In a packed auditorium, with several outlaying organizations participating through a live broadcast, AMC's commanding general gave a progress report on the organization from a global perspective here, March 25.

  • APG leadership briefs Congressional staffers

    May 31, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The installation is quickly becoming the U.S. Army's hub for science and technology, APG senior commander Maj. Gen. Nick Justice told staff from Maryland's Congressional delegation March 30. "This place will be the biggest success story in BRAC," Justice said, referencing base realignment and closure that is bringing thousands of high-tech jobs to northeast Maryland.

  • Balance Brings Award For AMCOM Deputy

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For Ronnie Chronister, it's all about balance. From the way a person lives their life to the type of employees who work in an office, Chronister believes balance should rule the day.

  • Thanking A Few Good Enterprising Employees

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--As these planning meetings go, the Aviation and Missile Materiel Enterprise Strategic Review didn't break any rules - senior leaders of different organizations within the enterprise spoke bluntly of challenges they face while their peers listened intently and solutions were considered. But the schedule did veer a little off onto the unbeaten path right after lunch March 23 at the Von Braun Center, when the Army Materiel Command's commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody and Dr. Malcolm O'Neill, the assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, recognized a small group of Aviation and Missile Materiel Enterprise employees.

  • SDDC's 599th activates Combined Seaport Coordination Center

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 599th Transportation Brigade, along with Soldiers and Sailors from the United States and the Republic of Korea army and navy, activated the Combined Seaport Coordination Center at Pier 8 in Busan, South Korea, supporting Exercise Key Resolve 2011, Feb. 28 to March 10.

  • Employees Make Difference For AMC

    Mar 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Despite the demands of two wars, budget issues, an Army in transformation and moving its headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, AMC continues to provide its customer - the war fighter - with the best equipment and support, said AMC commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody.

  • USASAC New Cumberland Employee Recognition Mar. 18, 2011

    Mar 30, 2011

    Several employees from U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's New Cumberland office were recognized Friday, Mar. 18, during the quarterly Employee Recognition ceremony. In addition to the recognition ceremony, Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker, Commanding General, also conducted a town hall and addressed topics such as USASAC Headquarters' move in May to its new Redstone Arsenal building adjacent to Army Materiel Command's new Headquarters, and upcoming military personnel changes at both commands.

  • Hood Soldiers provide feedback on new technology at expo

    Mar 30, 2011

    More than 75 exhibitors gathered at Club Hood, March 28-29, giving Soldiers an inside look at the next generation of equipment and technology supporting Soldiers.

  • Survivor Outreach Services center opens its doors

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Survivor Outreach Services center opened its doors March 22 when Maj. Gen. Robert Brown, Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning commanding general, and Andrea Jones and Sue Peney, family members of fallen Soldiers, cut the ribbon during the opening ceremony.

  • Civilian's Corner

    Mar 30, 2011

  • Military police unit wins Stem Award

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning's 209th Military Police Detachment received the Stem Award, which recognizes TRADOC's best Military Police unit Wednesday.

  • Alaska mechanics help update Army repair manual

    Mar 30, 2011

    Two U.S. Army Alaska mechanics discover a critical omission in an Army technical manual that triggers corrective action at the Department of the Army level.

  • Antiterrorism Theme - Understanding the Threat

    Mar 30, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army antiterrorism theme for the third quarter, fiscal year 2011 (3Q/FY11), - <i>Understanding the Threat </i>- focuses on heightened awareness to understand the terrorist threat, tactics, techniques, and procedures, as well as Army resources and processes to enhance threat knowledge and information sharing. By enhancing the understanding of the continuously evolving and adapting terrorist threat, the Army as a community is better protected from terrorist attack or influence.

  • Trombones slide along in Brucker Hall at JBM-HH

    Mar 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" hosted its annual Eastern Trombone Workshop March 16 through 19 in Brucker Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Former Army chief of staff visits post

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The retired general who served as the nation's 32nd Army chief of staff added his endorsement to the Armor-Infantry consolidation taking place here and praised the "breathtaking" facilities built at Harmony Church to accommodate troops moving in from Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Army Game Developers Win Top Awards

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. - Two U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) organizations won the top awards at the "Innovations in Department of Defense Gaming" competition March 23 at the Defense GameTech Users' Conference in Orlando, Fla.

  • King for the day, veteran celebrates 110 years

    Mar 30, 2011

    On March 26, 2011 family, friends, church members, local leadership and well-wishers gathered to celebrate Harris'110th birthday and the Joint Munitions Command also honored the veteran for his service. Actually born on March 31, the longtime Rock Island, Ill., resident and World War II veteran arrived wearing a crown. And king for the day he was.

  • Torchlight Ceremony carried on at Fort Benning

    Mar 30, 2011

    A quarter-century-old Fort Knox, Ky., tradition has unfolded at Fort Benning, Ga., for the first time. The 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, staged its annual Torchlight Ceremony at dusk Sunday in Memorial Grove outside the unit's headquarters on Sand Hill.

  • 15th Military Police Brigade Spring Safety Stand Down Day

    Mar 30, 2011

  • March 28, 2011 -- SHARP Summit Speech

    Mar 30, 2011

  • Norfolk District has unorothodox "farewell" gift for Fort Monroe

    Mar 30, 2011

    Norfolk District has some unfinished business with historic Fort Monroe. The fort, erected in 1834 at Old Point Comfort in Hampton, Va., will be transferred to the Commonwealth of Virginia on Sept. 15, under the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation. Before then, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has work to complete that will benefit the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

  • 3d ESC host commander's conference

    Mar 30, 2011

    The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted command teams from its subordinate units March 23 and 24 for a commander's conference at Fort Knox's Waybur Theater.

  • Ranger family seeks treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Ever heard of Spinal Muscular Atrophy'

  • Work to increase emotional resiliency

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Resiliency. The word has crept its way into our military vocabulary and everyone is using it, from top Army leadership to the squad leader. There are five areas where resiliency applies - family, social, physical, spiritual and emotional. All of this falls under the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

  • Army Values: Treat others with dignity

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - In the United States Army and at the Maneuver Center of Excellence, military discipline is founded upon self-discipline and embracing the Army Values.

  • Ailing infrastructure roused with experts, volunteers

    Mar 30, 2011

    Iraq's infrastructure experienced its fair share of misfortunes over the years, and it wears the scars of a dictator, war and looters in its pockmarked roads, failing power grids and dilapidated buildings. In January 2004, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers established a Gulf Region District in Iraq to coordinate infrastructure rebuilding efforts in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • As competition nears, RTB puts finishing touches on events

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - With less than three weeks to go, Best Ranger Competition planners are adding finishing touches and ensuring event schedules remain under tight guard.

  • DoD announces stationing of two Combat Aviation Brigades

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Department of Defense announced today the stationing of two Army combat aviation brigades.

  • Statement on land expansion to be released in April

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The next round of meetings for the Training Land Expansion Program is set for May, pending the approval and release of a draft Environmental Impact Statement in mid-April.

  • The stars shine bright deep in the heart of Texas

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT HOOD, TEXAS - The 1st Cavalry Division promoted two of its own to the rank of brigadier general, as Colonel (Promotable) James Richardson, of South Carolina, and Spokane, Wash. Native, Col. (Promotable) Gary Volesky, took their oath of office from the 32nd and current Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, General Peter Chiarelli here on Cooper Field, March, 28; earning them both their first star.

  • Balikatan to team US Soldiers with Filipino troops

    Mar 30, 2011

    Eighth Army will deploy about 500 Soldiers from Korea to the Philippines to participate with about 6,000 U.S. troops in the exercise Balikatan, April 5-15.

  • Army announces decision on aviation growth, realignment and stationing

    Mar 30, 2011

    The Army released a record of decision, known as a ROD, today which identifies details of the stationing action that best supports the need for realignment and growth of aviation assets. As part of the decision the Army will proceed with the activation and stationing of a new Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) at Fort Carson, Colorado. In addition, the decision will realign existing aviation units to Joint Base Lewis-McChord to complement the aviation units already stationed there. Details of the decision are contained in the ROD.

  • ASC hosts second LMI ROC drill

    Mar 30, 2011

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command hosted a Lead Materiel Integrator (LMI) rehearsal of concept (ROC) drill March 22 -24 to validate stakeholder roles, responsibilities and authorities with regard to the Army's material distribution/redistribution process.

  • Guardsmen Prepared for Flood Response, with Additional Resources Ready through EMAC

    Mar 30, 2011

    FARGO, N.D. - With nearly 3,300 North Dakota National Guard members ready to respond to flooding this year, the strength of military readiness in the state is stronger than in the past two years, when more Guardsmen were deployed overseas. Nevertheless, the Guard is prepared to pull in additional assets, if needed, to supplement North Dakota's capabilities. The Emergency Management Assistance Compact, or EMAC, allows resources - whether personnel or equipment - to be used across state lines during emergencies or disasters. It's a nationally adopted and congressionally ratified mutual aid compact that states share responsibility in.

  • Former MP active in fund-raising athletics as civilian

    Mar 30, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Joining the New Jersey National Guard in 2006 at age 24, Burns enlisted while attending County College of Morris in pursuit of a degree in criminal justice. Unsure of where the degree would lead her, she knew she wanted to work in some aspect of law enforcement. She ultimately chose to be a military policeman (MP).

  • Kiowa pilot thwarts rocket attack in Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    An OH-58D Kiowa helicopter pilot will be awarded during the first week of April for thwarting a rocket attack on Contingency Operating Base Warhorse in central Iraq.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade observes Women's History Month

    Mar 30, 2011

    The 188th Infantry Brigade honored the women within its own ranks, as well as serving more broadly in the uniformed military services, their family members and the contributions of women around the globe and throughout history at its Women's History Month program at Woodruff Theater March 25.

  • German, American police team up to hone skills, tactics

    Mar 30, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Shots fired from a weapon at close range. An unexpected blow from an assailant. The need for backup from host nation law enforcement partners in a critical, emergency situation. A,A These were all situations addressed during three days of intense, joint German and American police training at Wiesbaden Army Airfield and the Hessen State Police Academy March 14-16.

  • Fort McCoy speaker focuses on importance of strong relationships at work, home

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Former Olympic team marathon hopeful Kimberly Mathews spoke to the Fort McCoy community using illustrations from her athletics background, and from her second career as a firefighter, about the importance of establishing solid footing and a foundation on the first rung of her ladder when she responds to a crisis. Mathews, a full-time firefighter in Madison, Wis., and a Christian wellness lifestyle coach, said, likewise, people who find themselves facing life crises must establish their cornerstones of food, shelter, safety, health and faith. Mathews spoke to military and civilian members of the Fort McCoy community during a "Live Strong Forever: Relationships at Work and Home" forum March 15 at McCoy.

  • Rolling out red carpet for military youths of deployed Soldiers

    Mar 30, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Thirty-six military children of deployed parents got a special treat watching a classic Disney animated film come to life on stage. A,A The youths from Wiesbaden Child, Youth and School Services were special guests of the English Theatre Frankfurt's March 12 premiere of "Beauty and the Beast."

  • Fort McCoy CIF ensures Soldiers have proper equipment

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy's Central Issue Facility (CIF) personnel put materials between Soldiers and the bombs, bullets and climates Soldiers may encounter. CIF Property Book Officer Tom Lovgren said the CIF outfits Soldiers with essential protection equipment, including body armor. "Body armor has saved thousands of lives," Lovgren said. Other protective equipment issued by CIF is labeled "for comfort," and offers protection from weather. Items include sleeping bags, sleeping mats, entrenching tools, extreme cold-weather gear, and intermediate cold-weather boots.

  • Fort McCoy movie nights offer free entertainment, relaxation

    Mar 30, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Movie nights - Fridays and Saturdays at the Fort McCoy Community Activity Center (CAC), building 2000 - provide Soldiers a chance to relax. The CAC shows recent Hollywood releases, one movie Friday, a different movie Saturday. Show time is 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs movie-TV room that has five 48-inch screens and large, plush sofas to sink into for viewing. Sgt. 1st Class Juan Roman, a very frequent Friday and Saturday attendee, said he enjoys coming to the movies. "They are current releases, are free, with free popcorn, and you only need to buy your own beverage. So, it's inexpensive."

  • World events underscore need for family readiness

    Mar 30, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - "We all think 'it's not going to happen to me,' but unfortunately that's not the world we live in right now," said Sherri Davenport, Wiesbaden Army Community Service's Mobilization and Deployment program manager.

  • To the rescue: Wiesbaden Soldiers aid accident victims, help apprehend men who fled scene

    Mar 30, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It wasn't combat. It was a car accident. A,A But that didn't stop three 24th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers from using their military training to aid victims in a two-car crash and apprehend two men who tried to flee the scene.

  • ASV program in full swing at depot

    Mar 30, 2011

    RRAD begins work on 300 ASVs.

  • Brothers come in with a 'Storm' and leave at 'Dawn'

    Mar 30, 2011

    This is not just another deployment for two brothers, it is a historic deployment as well. Clay Massengale from Chickamauga, Ga. and John A. Massengale from Ringgold, Ga., both are assigned to the 230th Sustainment Brigade headquartered out of Chattanooga, Tenn.

  • MV Virginian helps with Responsible Drawdown of Iraq

    Mar 30, 2011

    The MV Virginian made port at the Kuwait Naval Base on March 19, 2011. The Virginian seems like just another shipping vessel that docks here on a daily basis, however, the role it plays in U.S. military operations in this region is huge.

  • 3rd ID hosts CBRN conference for Soldiers

    Sep 28, 2011

    Governments topple, civil wars erupt and disasters happen. We've seen examples in recent weeks, with the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the Pacific, and the recent protests and revolts against long-standing governments in Egypt and Libya.

  • Black Hawks Fly To Help Japan

    Sep 30, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Black Hawks have long been viewed as "freedom flyers" in countries where the Army uses utility helicopters for medical, search and rescue, transport and combat missions in support of troops on the ground. But since the March 11 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, two of those "freedom flyers" have become symbolic with emergency assistance to this nation's people, who have been crushed by the two overwhelming natural disasters.

  • 2011 Profession of Arms Survey

    Mar 29, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> On Oct. 27, 2010, the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) directed the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) to conduct a comprehensive review of the Profession of Arms. This Army-wide campaign began in January 2011. The purpose is to assess how the Army has changed after more than ten years of continuous deployments and how it must adapt to remain successful in an era of persistent conflict. The 2011 Profession of Arms Survey is a key element of this assessment and your participation is very important.

  • Combat camera takes the spotlight during Balikatan 2011

    Mar 29, 2011

    Service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States military received training in basic camera operation and graphic design during Balikatan 2011

  • Leaders learn cold weather skills

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Army's Northern Warfare Training Center in Alaska shows leaders "what right looks like" in cold weather operations.

  • Philippine, US forces team up for medical, dental assistance

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines from both the Armed Forces of the Republic of the Philippines and the U.S. military participated in a medical and dental civic action program at Babancal Elementary School in Zambales province.

  • Alaska MPs head to Afghanistan

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 164th Military Police leave Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 22 for a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan

  • "It's not just looking in a book..." Hands-on classes give clarity to senior NCOs on

    Mar 29, 2011

    Subject-matter experts on the new fitness program from the Henry H. Lind NCO Academy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., formally introduced seasoned NCOs to the ins and outs of PRT March 23-25 during a hands-on, "train-the-trainer" course designed to equip leaders with the skills to incorporate new PRT-based training programs into their units' schedules.

  • Mountain Bike race

    Mar 29, 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 Morale, Welfare and Recreation March 26. Forty members of the local community, broken down into three categories, Recreational, Beginner and Sport, all were challenged during a 10 to 40 kilometer cross-country race over hills and muddy trails.

  • CSA Change of Responsibility Ceremony to be webcast April 11

    Mar 29, 2011

    A Change of Responsibility Ceremony for the United States Army chief of staff is scheduled to take place April 11, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Summerall Field.

  • CSA Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Jun 2, 2011

    Watch the U.S. Army chief of staff Change of Responsibility Ceremony webcast on April 11.

  • Troops to get priority Ten-Miler registration

    Mar 29, 2011

    Army Ten-Miler race officials have announced changes to the registration date and procedures for signing up to run in the 2011 race.

  • Straight Talk: DES reinstates neighborhood watch in Hawaii

    Mar 29, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Directorate of Emergency Services is starting a new Neighborhood Watch Program for the military community in Hawaii.

  • USAG-HI cares for Hawaii's 'iwi kupuna'

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Knowledge is key when it comes to caring for "iwi kupuna," or ancestral bones.

  • Army wins men's, women's Interservice Basketball Tournament

    Mar 29, 2011

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii - For pride and bragging rights, in a "win or go home" competition, the Army-Hawaii men's and women's teams went two for two in the 2011 Interservice Basketball Tournament, here, March 6-10.

  • Army youth wins Japan's Double Mini-Trampoline National Championship

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - An Army Hawaii family member competed in the Japan Double Mini-Trampoline, or DMT, National Championships, Jan. 21-23, in Machida City, Tokyo.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Army, Construction team celebrate progress, prepare for "Race to the Finish" at FORSCOM/US

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 28, 2011) - "Gentlemen - start your engines!" On command, engines from three stock cars rumbled to life as Art Chambers, safety manager, Hensel Phelps Construction Co., kicked off the "Race to the Finish" celebration here, March 24. As hundreds of craft workers, project leaders and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathered to mark a significant safety milestone, quality, and progress as work on the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)/U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Combined Headquarters Project nears completion.

  • Old Guard infantrymen earn EIB

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldiers with 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) recently underwent five days of continuous testing for the chance to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) at Fort A.P. Hill, Va.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Cristina M. Cost

    Mar 29, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Cristina M. Cost

  • Feb. 23, 2011, VCSA Gen. Chiarelli's remarks at the AUSA-ILW Winter Symposium

    Mar 29, 2011

    "Warfare - as we know it - has changed forever," VCSA Gen. Peter Chiarelli said at the AUSA-ILW Winter Symposium, Feb. 23, 2011.

  • Jan. 13, 2011, VCSA Gen. Chiarelli's remarks, Philadelphia Union League's Blue Star Mother

    Mar 29, 2011

    "Special welcome to the members of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Blue Star Mothers. We are deeply grateful to you for the strong love and support you show, not only to your sons and daughters, but to all members of our military," VCSA Gen. Chiarelli said at the Philadelphia Union League, Jan. 13, 2011.

  • Jan. 7, 2011, VCSA Gen. Chiarelli's remakrs at the All-American Bowl Awards Dinner

    Mar 29, 2011

    "For many of you this will be your first time playing in front of such a large crowd on national television," Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli said at the All-American Bowl Awards Dinner, Jan. 7, 2011.

  • CASCOM Honors Nation's 10th President

    Mar 29, 2011

    Family members of President John Tyler, the nation's 10th president, listen as Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, Combined Arms Support Command commanding general, delivers remarks during a wreath-laying ceremony, March 29, at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va. To pay homage to our country's presidents, these ceremonies are held at the gravesite of each of the former presidents every year on their birthdays.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 29, 2011

  • DPW team tours FORSCOM/USARC building to assess custodial and recycling needs

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 29, 2011) Aca,!" Representatives of the Fort Bragg Department of Public Works took a familiarization tour March 28 of the new U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters in order to determine custodial, recycling and other contractual requirements. Aca,!A"This was very useful because it gave us a better handle on the scale of the support needed and on the various materials used in the building than we could get from just looking at floor plans,Aca,!A? said Aaron Brown, operations officer for the DPW Operations and Maintenance Division. FORSCOM and USARC personnel will begin occupying the building in late June.

  • Preston has left the building: The longest serving SMA retires

    Mar 29, 2011

    The NCO Journal caught up with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston after giving his final address at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, on Feb. 15. As poignant as those staff principals he has served alongside over the last seven years, Preston shared his thoughts about his development as a Soldier, his tenure as SMA, the historical transitions the Army has experienced during his service as well as the Army's future.

  • 'Delayed Resistance' teen band headlines events

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Seven teens were trying to adjust to living on post, here in Hawaii, until their parents convinced them to check out the Schofield Barracks Middle School/Teen Center one fateful day.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 29, 2011

  • USAG-HI recognizes stellar employees

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - To give credit where credit is due was the aim of U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Employee Recognition Breakfast at the Nehelani, here, Friday.

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