Archive: Mar 2011

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  • TACOM Appoints K. Krewer as Chief Counsel and Promotes to Senior Executive Service

    Mar 29, 2011

    U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command announces the appointment of K. Krewer as chief counsel of the TACOM LCMC Legal Office, as well as promotion to the Senior Executive Service. Krewer replaces Emily Bacon who retired in April 2010.

  • USAG-HI conducts aviation noise, cultural impacts research

    Mar 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting research on aviation noise and potential natural and cultural resource impacts, March 21-April 1, at the Pohakuloa Training Area and three proposed landing zones in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve, on the Big Island.

  • COLA survey influences paycheck

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - Military personnel in Hawaii can affect their paychecks this year and participate in a Cost of Living Allowance Living Pattern Survey, or COLA LPS, through Thursday.

  • Tri-Signed Letter: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Mar 29, 2011

    Tri-Signed Letter: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  • Tri-Signed Letter: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Mar 29, 2011

  • U.S. Army and United Negro College Fund Join Forces for "Empower Me" Tour

    Mar 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army has joined forces with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) to sponsor the organization's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) "Empower Me" Tour, which began in February and continues through May 2011. The Army presented its popular "Legacy of Service: African-Americans in the U.S. Army" photo exhibit at colleges in Greensboro, N.C., and Chicago, Ill., and will be present in Los Angeles, Calif. Through this new partnership, the Army honors the outstanding achievements of African-American Soldiers and informs attendees of the Army's educational opportunities, as well as leadership and high-tech career training.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Women's History Month: Women Marines at Henderson Hall

    Mar 29, 2011

    A little known fact about Henderson Hall, now part of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, is it once housed 2,568 women Marine Reservists. With the rapid expansion of the Marine Corps in World War II, and the move of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps to the Navy Annex Building on Nov. 10, 1941, a Headquarters and Service Company was organized March 1, 1942 to support the personnel of Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.

  • Army medical leaders honored for pain management

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Army surgeon general and three other Medical Department officers were honored with awards March 26 during the 27th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

  • Dr. Ashton Carter stresses Acquisition initiatives to TACOM workforce

    Mar 29, 2011

  • March 25, 2011 - CSA remarks at Col. Sylvia Moran's Retirement Ceremony

    Mar 29, 2011

    March 25, 2011 - CSA remarks at Col. Sylvia Moran's Retirement Ceremony

  • Army electronic warfare division hosts semi-annual working group

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Headquarters Department of the Army G-3/5/7 Electronic Warfare Division hosted a working group March 7-9, at the Pentagon, that included military, civilians and business professionals interested in helping the Army arrive at solutions related to the institutionalization of Electronic Warfare as a core competency.

  • Hooked on a Fish Tale Adventure

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Fort Hood Wounded Warrior Unit Names New First Sergeant

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Picatinny fields first precision-guided mortars to troops in Afghanistan

    Mar 29, 2011

    This month, U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan became the first military members in history to be fielded 120mm GPS-guided mortar precision capability.

  • Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own

    Mar 29, 2011

    Army Emergency Relief recently earned its fifth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. According to Charity Navigator, only 5 percent of the charities they rate have received at least five consecutive four-star evaluations. This highly coveted rating reflects AER's sound fiscal management and program efficiency in providing financial assistance. In 2009, 89A,Ac of every dollar spent by AER was for the program costs involved in taking care of Soldiers and their Families. Rock Island Arsenal's AER Section in 2010 provided $109,495 in support to Soldiers, retirees and their family members. In 2010, the Arsenal raised $78,145 in contributions to support AER grants and scholarships. This year, the Arsenal's fundraising campaign will run April 1-30.

  • Walking the Line

    Mar 29, 2011

  • March 29, 2011, SMA Chandler's SHARP Remarks

    Mar 29, 2011

    Thank you SGM Gills for that great introduction. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for the opportunity to take a few minutes to talk to you today. To all the general officers, senior commanders, fellow sergeants majors, Army civilians, and of course, our Soldiers who are here today who took part in this forum. You will make a difference. It's truly an honor to be here to talk about something that is important to all of us; something that can destroy the morale and cohesion of a unit faster than anything else you can imagine, and that's Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Chandler speaks to SHARP participants

    Mar 29, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III speaks to participants at this year's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Summit in Washington D.C. March 29. During his speech, Chandler called for more engaged leadership, especially at the junior noncommissioned officer levels, to intervene, act and motivate to help prevent sexual harassment and assault.

  • Gold Star Families take relaxing pit stop at Victory Junction

    Mar 29, 2011

    Gold Star families retreat to Victory Junction in Randleman, N.C. for some fun and relaxation.

  • U.S. Army Europe Soldiers train with European partners for deployment

    Mar 29, 2011

    The Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's 172nd Infantry Brigade are participating in a Mission Rehearsal Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center here through April 8. The MRE, conducted in cooperation with forces from several European partner nations, is designed to prepare the 172nd for its upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.

  • From washers to Hubble electronics: Defense agency oversees countless contracts

    Mar 29, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- With billions of dollars worth of complex contracts at stake, specialists at the Defense Contract Management Agency perform complex duties daily.

  • TACOM Leaders Receive Samuel Sharpe Award

    Mar 29, 2011

    At a TACOM-ILSC town hall briefing at Rock Island on Nov. 2, Bruce Stout, Director of Weapons Product Support Integration Directorate, and Jerry Jackson, Director of Weapons Readiness & Sustainment Directorate, were presented Samuel Sharpe medals and certificates. The certificates and medals were presented by Maj. Gen. Kurt Stein, Commanding General, TACOM, LCMC. The certificates were signed on Aug. 23 by Col. Clark LeMasters, Jr, Chief of Ordnance, and Lt. Gen. Mitchell Stevenson, Deputy Chief of Staff, G4. The presentation, which also provided membership to the brotherhood of Gunsmiths, Wheelwrights, and Metal Workers, was to recognize their significant contributions to the United States Army Ordnance Corps.

  • Army Medicine leaders honored for Pain Management efforts

    Mar 29, 2011

    Four U.S. Army Medical Department officers were honored with Presidential Commendations, on March 26, 2011, during the 27th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

  • SHARP Summit: 'I. A.M. Strong'

    Mar 29, 2011

    SHARP Summit

  • ECC civilian recognized for service in Afghanistan

    Mar 29, 2011

    An Expeditionary Contracting Command civil servant has been honored for his work in Afghanistan by the NATO commanding general. Douglas Waller received the Commander's Award for Civilian Service in March from Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general of the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, for his work with the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense and Afghan National Army.

  • Soldier works on doctorate while in uniform

    Mar 29, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Effective time management and establishing a system of priorities are two of several things someone can unintentionally learn while pursuing a higher education.

  • AMC designated Army's Lead Materiel Integrator

    Mar 29, 2011

    AMC Press Release

  • ACC Today - Winter 2011

    Mar 29, 2011

    ACC TODAY Winter Edition 2011 - Find today's top news, breaking news and links to electronic versions of ACC Today.

  • CMA Reaches 85 Percent Chemical Weapons Destruction Mark

    Mar 29, 2011

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announced today that on Wednesday, March 23, it achieved destruction of 85 percent of the U.S. chemical agent stockpile since Entry-Into-Force (EIF), when the United States ratified the Chemical Weapons Convention treaty in April 1997

  • Record number of shooters attend Army Small Arms Championship

    Mar 29, 2011

    More than 300 Soldiers from across the Army descended on Fort Benning, Ga., March 19-28, to take part in the 2011 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship, the preeminent marksmanship training and competition event the military has to offer.

  • 188th Infantry Brigade takes tactical pause for safety stand-down

    Mar 29, 2011

    As weather conditions take a warmer turn, the 188th Infantry Brigade commander recently set aside a morning to focus on educating Soldiers on precautionary measures during a mandatory safety stand-down at Woodruff Theater on post.

  • Lacrosse named Aviator of the Year

    Mar 29, 2011

    HOHENFELS, Germany -- A recent addition to the Hohenfels Falcons observer/controller team has been named the 2010 Army Aviation Association of America (Quad A) Aviator of the Year

  • Army Chief of Chaplains visits Afghanistan

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Nevada National Guardsman organizes Bataan Memorial Death March at KAF

    Mar 29, 2011

  • Forces kill insurgents in Afghanistan airstrike

    Mar 29, 2011

    A coalition airstrike killed more than 10 insurgents in the Bermal district of Afghanistan's Paktika province yesterday, military officials reported.

  • Army, Air Force conduct firefighter training

    Mar 29, 2011

    A crowd of frightened people scamper franticly out of a burning building as they rush toward safety. The crowd stands helpless, looking as all their personal belongings go up in flames.

  • EFMP provides support for community

    Mar 29, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - After her 8-year-old son Thatcher suffered debilitating brain trauma from a bicycle accident, Angela Deese's life changed drastically.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. bids farewell to fallen hero

    Mar 29, 2011

    Saying goodbye to those who make the ultimate sacrifice is never easy. However, memorial services like the one held March 17 at the Benjamin Franklin Village chapel here for a fallen Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician with the 720th EOD Company afforded the more than 300 Soldiers, civilians and family members in attendance an outlet to remember him and honor his service.

  • Soldiers help open runways at Sendai International

    Sep 30, 2011

    U.S. servicemembers have been working jointly and around the clock with Japanese Self-Defense Forces since mid-March to help the nation get back on its feet following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami here.

  • Humphreys Family member shares artistic talents by providing free classes

    Mar 28, 2011

    USAG HUMPHREYS, South Korea - After recently receiving a slight nudge from someone in her Family Readiness Group, Ashley Robles decided it was time to share her artistic talents with the Humphreys community by offering free classes at the Arts and Crafts Center, inside the Community Activity Center

  • Spouses learn resilience: Nine-day course builds mental toughness, strengthens character

    Mar 28, 2011

    USAG HUMPHREYS, South Korea - The four graduates of a Master Resiliency Training course taught at the U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Army Community Service were taught critical thinking skills and were given pointers on how to persevere, build character, and strengthen relationships.

  • Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program

    Mar 28, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The SHARP Program is a comprehensive integration and transformation of the Army's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program and Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) efforts. The SHARP Program reinforces the Army's commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault through awareness and prevention, training, victim advocacy, reporting, and accountability.

  • SHARP opens third phase of I. A.M. Strong campaign

    May 24, 2011

    The fourth annual Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention summit opened phase three of I. A.M. Strong's four-phase assault to eliminate sexual violence in the Army on March 28.

  • Reading Family Affair for Fort Hood Soldier

    Mar 28, 2011

  • Newman finishes 5th at Fontana in Army PaYs Chevy

    Mar 28, 2011

    The torrid early-season pace continues for Ryan Newman, who posted a fifth-place finish in Sunday's Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup race.

  • Promotion-point calculations changing for sergeants

    Mar 28, 2011

    Beginning in June, Soldiers seeking advancement to sergeant or staff sergeant will find the Army has automated its promotion-point calculation and changed the way points are earned.

  • Vice Chief discusses relieving stress on force

    Mar 28, 2011

    Calling the need for Army aviation assets in Iraq and Afghanistan "almost unquenchable," Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli met with media members here and discussed the Army's efforts to reduce stress on the force and its families.

  • Fife and Drum Outreach

    Mar 28, 2011

    THE U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps plays an active role in telling America's story. It's through its uniqueness that it is able to pass on a passion for music and history that its members say inspires and teaches the next generation.

  • DoD to offer child care improvements for geographically dispersed Soldiers, families

    Mar 28, 2011

    Building on the success of Army Child, Youth and School Services, DoD plans to launch an initiative this year to improve the quality and quantity of child care available for Reserve Component personnel and families living in areas not directly supported by a military installation child care system.

  • EFMP - Army boosts 'exceptional family' resources

    Mar 28, 2011

    BECAUSE Soldiers and their Families often report to a new duty assignment before seeking community services, the Exceptional Family Member Program is now reaching out to them through unit Family readiness support assistants.

  • Medal of Honor recipients honor 'selfless citizens'

    Mar 28, 2011

    About 30 Medal of Honor recipients gathered at Arlington National Cemetery March 25 for a ceremony to mark the fourth National Medal of Honor Day and to recognize several other citizens who demonstrated selfless service.

  • CYSS expansion shows Army's commitment to kids

    Mar 28, 2011

    Although there was a mini boom of construction during the 80s, over the past four fiscal years the Army's Child, Youth and School Services experienced an unprecedented surge in construction, resulting in increased access to modern, affordable child development centers for Army Families around the world.

  • Army kids reporting

    Mar 28, 2011

    THERE'S more than one way Army journalists convey Soldiers' stories so they resonate with different members of the Army Family. Former Soldiers Radio and Television director Jini Ryan and SRTV producer Chip Filiault reached out to the children of Soldiers and Department of Defense civilians to get answers to questions from a young person's perspective. The segment, called Army Kids, aired in Army Newswatch, the Army's flagship broadcast, and brought their reports into the homes of military Families around the world.

  • Monster of Chowkay: Army lieutenant feared by Taliban

    Mar 28, 2011

    When 1st Lt. Benjamin Amsler, a recent graduate from Ranger school who took over the platoon in August 2010, visits elders and local leaders, he isn't shy about passing out his contact information. He gives Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army troops his personal cell phone number. He let's everybody know that he's not in Afghanistan to hide behind the walls of Combat Outpost Fortress.

  • Youth sports - Army's Child, Youth and School Services instill fitness, healthy lifestyles

    Mar 28, 2011

    THE Army's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command supports a variety of sports and fitness programs for children aged 3 to 18, involving more than 83,000 youth annually, with some 68,000 participating in team or individual sports.

  • Tutoring for the 21st century

    Mar 28, 2011

    LIVE homework help, part of a student support program dubbed Study Strong, is available from the Army's Child, Youth & School Services both in school-age and middle school/teen facilities and at home. It can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Tutor.com/army.

  • Sesame Street - New materials focus on grieving children

    Mar 28, 2011

    ELMO wanted to play ball with one of his favorite people: his Uncle Jack. The problem' Uncle Jack was dead, and no matter how many times Daddy, Mommy and Aunt Jill tried to explain that meant Elmo would never see him again, at three-and-a-half, Elmo just couldn't understand why he wasn't coming to their family picnic or that Elmo couldn't call him on the phone.

  • Army Family Covenant - Enabling Army Families to reach their full potential

    Mar 28, 2011

    IN an era of persistent conflict, our Army Families are called upon to endure many hardships and are no less critical to mission success than our Soldiers. Repeated deployments and extended separations place a severe strain on our Families, which in turn affects combat readiness, as well as enlistment and retention efforts.

  • Writing you a letter

    Mar 28, 2011

    LETTERS from loved ones can serve as morale boosters for deployed servicemembers. Soldiers magazine reached out to Army families, asking them to share letters Soldiers' children had written to their deployed parents. While space limitations preclude us from printing every letter received, the next several pages showcase a selection of submissions from kids of all ages across the country. On behalf of everyone at Soldiers magazine, thank you to all the Army kids who serve as sources of support and encouragement, not only to their deployed parents, but also to the other Family members who wait for them to return.

  • Beyond the Basics

    Mar 28, 2011

    Cpl. Eric Bell of the 82nd Airborne Division trains for the Best Ranger Competition.

  • Sustainers celebrate 60 years of support

    Mar 28, 2011

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 24, 2011) - Soldiers and Families of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) gathered at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., March 24 to celebrate more than 60 years of support to the Army during the 3d ESC's 60th Anniversary Ball.

  • April 2011 Vol 66 Issue 4

    Mar 28, 2011

    Aedan Turner, 4, plays with his dad, Maj. Dennis Turner. Dennis is a nurse anesthetist at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. (Photo by Tawny Campbell)

  • Picatinny's improved packaging for training items wins DoD award

    Mar 28, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Soldiers will soon be equipped with a safer and better way to store their pyrotechnic simulators-a means so effective, in fact, that it was recently named by the Department of Defense as a mark of packaging excellence.

  • Resolute Warriors set sail for Morocco

    Mar 28, 2011

    YORKTOWN, Va. - "We've got a 14-day, open water sail from San Juan (Puerto Rico) to Morocco," said Chief Warrant Officer Tom Hall, vessel master, Large Tug-805, 73rd Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

  • Chief of Staff, Sergeant Major, Army visit U.S. Army Human Resources Command to discuss new command

    Mar 28, 2011

    Chief of Staff and Sergeant Major of Army visit U.S. Army Human Resources Command Soldiers, Civilians of the Adjuctant General Directorate, to discuss new command selection board process, award CSA coins.

  • Reception for Park Police Chief Salvatore R. Lauro

    Mar 28, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst and D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier co-hosted a reception for U.S. Park Service Chief of Police, Salvatore R. Lauro, at Fort McNair Mar. 22.

  • Chief of Staff, Sergeant Major of Army visit U.S. Army Human Resources Command, discuss new command

    Mar 28, 2011

    CSA and SMA visit HRC March 24 to discuss new command selection list boards. CSA awards HRC TAG Soldiers and Civilians coins

  • Photos of 863rd Engineering Battalion and Purple Heart Ceremony

    Mar 28, 2011

  • FORSCOM, INSCOM discuss ways to enhance partnership

    Mar 28, 2011

    FORT McPHERSON, Ga. (Mar. 24, 2011) - With an anticipated decision that will promote a closer working relationship between the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) and U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), the two commands met here today to discuss ways to optimize the processes that man, train, equip, certify, mobilize, deploy, and support military intelligence forces in support of Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN). The meeting was held in the FORSCOM Kerwin Conference Room and provided the respective staffs of each command the opportunity to meet and brief each other. The purpose of the meeting and briefings was to educate both staffs on each others' roles supporting ARFORGEN, and to solidify unofficial, and pending official, alignments to optimize support to intelligence readiness.

  • Army language, culture training 'revolutionary'

    Mar 28, 2011

    In October of 2010, the Army took a huge new step with language and culture training: a six-to-eight hour online course became mandatory for all Soldiers, reservists and Department of the Army civilians before they deployed.

  • New campus built on tradition of excellence

    Mar 28, 2011

  • Combat surgeon leaves big business for Army, front lines of Afghanistan

    Mar 28, 2011

    A former business executive for Burton Snowboards, Capt. Douglas 'Doc' Powell, brigade surgeon, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, is currently overseeing a mission quite different than the design team he lead with Burton, as he serves on the front lines of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

  • Membership earned, not given

    Mar 28, 2011

    Senior enlisted leaders of the 177th Armored Brigade recently facilitated the Audie Murphy board at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to give outstanding Soldiers within First Army the opportunity to join the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.

  • MOTSU firefighter remembered for service to country

    Mar 28, 2011

    Friends, family, fellow Soldiers and firefighters came together Mar. 24 at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, N.C., during a special ceremony honoring one of their own, Sgt. 1st Class Edward Kramer, a North Carolina National Guard Soldier who was killed while serving in Iraq during 2009.

  • Study addresses suicide prevention efforts

    Mar 28, 2011

    A new study commissioned by the Defense Department affirms many of the suicide-prevention efforts being made within DoD and the military services and recommends ways to strengthen them.

  • Workshop honors women of the past and present

    Mar 28, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- It's a man's world, but not without the help of extraordinary women. In honor of these extraordinary women, more than 50 Grafenwoehr community members gathered at the Main Post Tower Inn Conference Center, March 23, for the Women's History Month Workshop.

  • Grafenwoehr DES offers workplace violence training

    Mar 28, 2011

    The day started like any other at the U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr Rose Barracks Fitness Center. Employees gathered around the front desk while waiting for a professional training to begin, when a Soldier in uniform pulled a pistol and fired a shot. As the shot echoed through the gym, employees jumped with a look of shock spread across their faces. "That's the reaction I was hoping for," said Sgt. 1st Class Lloyd Young of the USAG Grafenwoehr Directorate of Emergency Services, as he held up his pistol loaded with blank ammunition. "Once you hear that shot it gets your attention." Young and Sgt. 1st Class Sean Etchells were the trainers that the fitness center staff members were waiting for and he was there that day to conduct the second phase of the Workplace Violence Training offered by the garrison DES. The focus of the training was to get employees in public and customer service arenas to think about what would happen in the event a shooter walked into their facility.

  • Third Army Civil-Military Operations Center provides training

    Mar 28, 2011

  • Helping the Army take care of its own

    Mar 28, 2011

  • U.S. military shares NCO skills development with Kenyan Defense Force

    Mar 28, 2011

    Four Kenyan Defense Force sergeants major, representing their Army, Navy and Air Force branches, visited the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), March 14-16, 2011, to gain a better understanding of American noncommissioned officer leadership style. The visit came in the aftermath of remarks made at the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) change of command ceremony, held March 9 in Stuttgart, Germany, where incoming commander, U.S. Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, remarked on the importance of having a strong NCO corps.

  • A.P. Hill's new Afghan Village

    Mar 28, 2011

    The Fort A.P. Hill Range Control Officer explains the capabilities of the installation's recently completed Afghan Village to Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst.

  • AMC to create Logistics Information Warehouse

    Mar 28, 2011

    The Secretary of the Army directed the Commander of U.S. Army Materiel Command to create a repository for Army logistics data that will provide a single, common location for all Army materiel stakeholders to access, acquire and deliver data and information for managing Army materiel.

  • USARAF JAG supports rule-of-law education in East Africa

    Mar 28, 2011

    Lt. Col. Stephen Salerno, Judge Advocate for U.S. Army Africa's (USARAF) Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA) recently provided a week of stability-focused legal instruction in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRoC). The weeklong event, hosted by the Defense Institute for International Legal Studies (DIILS), included classes on refugee rights under international law; internal armed conflict and the law; and counter-insurgency doctrine. DIILS is the lead Department of Defense security cooperation resource for professional legal education, training and rule-of-law programs.

  • USAREUR honors 'phenomenal' woman

    Mar 28, 2011

    U.S. Army Europe selected 13 women to represent the type of women making history today in the Army Family and to be the first recipients of the USAREUR Phenomenal Woman Scroll of Impact

  • Kunar veterinarians praise Iowa ADT programs

    Mar 28, 2011

    Afghan veterinarians who participate in veterinary programs sponsored by the Iowa National Guard's 734th Agribusiness Development Team's expressed satisfaction with the ADT's efforts during in-depth interviews to evaluate the effectiveness of the programs, March 10.

  • Young Afghan amputee gets new arms

    Mar 28, 2011

    After being struck by an insurgent' improvised explosive device earlier this year, a 12-year-old Afghan boy lost both of his arms and captured hearts, resulting in a collective effort to get him new limbs.

  • 175th FMC conducts Eagle Card survey in South Korea

    Mar 28, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 175th Financial Management Center is conducting a survey on the Eagle Cash Stored Value Card in South Korea.

  • Army North teams continue to assist military families returning from Japan

    Sep 28, 2011

    Military and civilian members of U. S. Army North took the lead in setting up three reception centers on the U.S. West Coast and one in Denver to assist nearly 4,000 military family members who voluntarily returned to the United States in the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami March 11.

  • Disabled veterans sports clinic opens in Colorado

    Oct 14, 2011

    Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary W. Scott Gould called on more than 350 disabled veterans last night to strive for new heights as they participate here this week in the 25th National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic.

  • FORSCOM band commander reaches out to unit's new hometown community

    Mar 27, 2011

    FORSCOM's Army Ground Forces Band commander, Maj. Treg Ancelet, met while here on a March 24-25 visit with arts/music program directors in the Sand Hills area schools and with the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County and the Veterans Affairs Hospital volunteer service chief. He introduced the band to them, explained how community outreach is an important part of Army bands' mission, and discussed future performance possibilities. Ancelet also checked on the progress of the construction of the band's new training facility, which is proceeding on schedule.The band will move here in June from Fort McPherson, Ga., with its parent unit, Army Forces Command, in compliance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation. It will be ready to take on musical missions beginning Aug. 1.

  • Servicemembers, civilians descend on missile range for Bataan memorial march

    Mar 27, 2011

    Servicemembers and civilians from all over the world converged on White Sands Missile Range for the 22nd Annual Bataan Memorial Death March.

  • Strategic Crossroads

    Mar 27, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Our nation and its Army are positioned at a unique point in history. This is not quite like any other year. We must now consider the hard-won lessons of recent combat experience, current and anticipated resource constraints and the uncertainty of the future. The decisions we make will have far reaching and long lasting implications. This calls for deliberate and thoughtful choices and actions as we determine where to best invest our nation's precious resources.

  • Airframe shop: Working hard to help bring troops home

    Mar 27, 2011

    Every airframe shop in the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Thunder, has one very important mission and that's putting the aircraft back in the fight quickly.

  • Afghans, Coalition Forces plan road to peace in Tangi Valley

    Mar 27, 2011

  • Last female officer retires from first coed West Point class

    Aug 26, 2011

    Col. Sylvia T. Moran, one of 118 women who entered West Point in 1976, joined the ranks of all the other class of her 1980 classmates who have since retired, with one exception - she is the last female officer to do so.

  • Gen. Lloyd Austin visits 3rd ACR Soldiers

    Mar 26, 2011

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, commander of United States Forces-Iraq, speaks to Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment before coining them on Contingency Operating Site Kalsu March 26, 2011.

  • Sustainment Automation Supports the 21st Century Warfighter

    Mar 26, 2011

    When most think of communications in the Army, they think of radios and e-mail. But Sustainment Automation Support Management Office is responsible for making sure that life-sustaining resources, like 'beans and bullets,' make it to the Soldier in a timely manner to keep them ready to support the Global War on Terror.

  • Final Women's History Month in Iraq commemorated on Camp Victory

    Mar 26, 2011

    From prehistoric gatherers to middle-aged domesticators, women in the past have made it possible for the trend of females in a support role to steer in a different direction. A direction which leads women of the 21st century to succeed significantly in today's society.

  • Final Women's History Month in Iraq commemorated on Camp Victory

    Mar 26, 2011

    From prehistoric gatherers to middle-aged domesticators, women in the past have made it possible for the trend of females in a support role to steer in a different direction. A direction which leads women of the 21st century to succeed significantly in today's society.

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