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  • BUILDING STRONG: People -- Cindy Sewell: Project Engineer

    Mar 23, 2011

    "I am boots-on-the-ground," says Cindy Sewell, a project engineer lending her expertise to $1.16 billion in Base Realignment and Closure construction at Fort Benning, Ga. Her latest effort: Overseeing construction of the vehicle maintenance training complex for the Abrams family of tanks.

  • BUILDING STRONG: People -- Heather Wright, Park Ranger

    Mar 23, 2011

    Heather Wright has been working as a park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the past six years ensuring visitors to Stanislaus River Parks have a safe and enjoyable experience.

  • BUILDING STRONG: People -- Eric Jolliffe: Biologist

    Mar 23, 2011

    Eric Jolliffe doesn't mind getting a little mud on his shoes. In fact, it's part of the job for this environmental planner with the Corps' San Francisco District. Mud, or more accurately, dredged material, has played a key role in the development of the Hamilton Wetland Restoration Project in Novato, Calif. It is the foundation for building the kind of typography conducive to growing plants and attracting wildlife.

  • Green to Gold provides troops a way back to school

    Mar 23, 2011

    The Army's Green to Gold program provides eligible active-duty Soldiers an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate or graduate degree and be commissioned as officers. There are three application routes for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs at more than 270 colleges and universities around the country.

  • APG Leadership Cohort kicks off third year

    Jun 2, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Budget constraints are the most important issue that APG's senior leaders will face in the near future, the installation's senior civilian said March 22. Gary Martin, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command executive deputy to the commanding general, kicked off the third session of APG Leadership Cohort with remarks to the participants. "Cohort is more important now than when we started it a couple of years ago," Martin said. "The leadership we need here [at APG] and in the Army is driven by the fiscal realities of what we're facing as a country."

  • Army 'fusing' UAS sensors

    Mar 23, 2011

    The U.S. Army is testing prototypes of a new high-tech synchronization engine at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., which can combine video feeds and sensor data from multiple Unmanned Aircraft Systems on a single Ground Control Station, service officials said.

  • Survey looks into Army as Profession of Arms

    Mar 23, 2011

    A survey was released March 21, to thousands in the Army community asking them to take an introspective look at the service as a profession. Two-hundred thousand Soldiers, officers, warrant officers and civilians are receiving an e-mail message from the Army Chief of Staff to participate in the Profession of Arms survey.

  • West Point Band hosts Young People's Concert

    Mar 23, 2011

    On March 9, the West Point Band's Concert Band and the Quintette 7 presented the annual Young People's Concert. Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon Jr., U.S. Military Academy superintendent, gave welcoming remarks explaining to students the important role of music in the military. This educational event taught basic music fundamentals and how music impacts emotion and perceptions to 1,300 10-to-12-year-old students from local schools.

  • Family first: New DCG-IMT outlines priorities

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Taking care of families topped the list of priorities Maj. Gen. Richard Longo, TRADOC's new deputy commanding general for Initial Military Training, shared Tuesday during a visit to Fort Jackson.

  • West Point Judo makes history, takes championships

    Mar 23, 2011

    The West Point Judo Team made history March 12 by winning the men's and women's advanced and novice team national championships-a first in collegiate judo history. This year's tournament had 137 competitors representing 33 different colleges and universities, and West Point was able to rise to the occasion with 23 out of 29 cadets placing with a medal.

  • Lt. Gen. Lynch visits Fort Jackson

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch toured post facilities and received updates from the installation's various directors during a visit here Wednesday.

  • Army shines light on TBI vision problems

    Mar 23, 2011

    The U.S. Army, with the support of the Vision Center of Excellence, launched a new Army Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation Initiative in February.

  • Science, technology NCOs focus on professional development

    Mar 23, 2011

    WARREN, Mich. -- Being warfighter focused is more than just a catch phrase. At the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, the warfighter is central to every mission.

  • Food Service Leaders Tackle Troop Topics

    Mar 23, 2011

    Senior Army food service advisors came together to discuss how to improve support to the force and quality of life for the Soldiers.

  • Fort Riley remembers the unit's past to build for its future

    Mar 23, 2011

    An Arabian proverb states, "Every day of your life is a page of your history." For the Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division, those pages date back nearly 94 years when the division, commonly known as the "Big Red One," was formed. More than 80 senior leaders of the 1st Inf. Div., accompanied by local Fort Riley community leaders, traveled to Chicago, Ill., March 6 to 9 to participate in a Senior Leaders' Conference at the 1st Division Museum at Cantigny Park.

  • Minnesota unseats Illinois as National Guard combatives champ

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - More than 90 fighters turned out for the fourth annual Army National Guard Combatives Tournament - and Minnesota continued to make its mark on the sport.

  • 'Ivy' Division band rocks 'First Team' Soldiers in Iraq

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Greeted by guitar-strumming, drum-rocking and soul-singing troopers of the 4th Infantry Division Ivy Division band, U.S. Soldiers enjoyed a serving of live music with a side of dinner, March 14.

  • Iraqi soldiers demonstrate urban tactics to cavalry scouts at GWTC

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Iraqi soldiers faced a "notional" enemy to rescue friendly forces, saving the day, during a cordon and search exercise at the Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, March 20.

  • Drill sergeant exchange could lead to changes in how sister services train troops

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - A drill sergeant exchange between Army and Air Force cadre may yield insight into possible training improvements for both services.

  • MCoE preps for 2011 Reconnaissance Summit

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Senior leaders from around the Army will gather here early next month for the 2011 Maneuver Center of Excellence Reconnaissance Summit. The conference makes its Fort Benning debut April 6-8 at Harmony Church, the Armor School's new home.

  • CERDEC hosts the French at its new facilities at APG

    Mar 23, 2011

  • Friend, follow or blog' Get expanded BRC coverage through social media sites

    Mar 23, 2011

    The Army's official website for the 2011 Best Ranger Competition launched Friday. The unveiled site at www.army.mil/ranger is the one-stop shop for information about the competition, which is April 15-17.

  • Army backs first 'Great Outdoors' project in Hawaii

    Mar 23, 2011

    In order to promote President Obama's "America's Great Outdoors" initiative, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy and leaders of the Army Corps of Engineers helped kick off a project to restore the Heeia Wetland, adjacent to Kaneohe Bay on Oahu.

  • Spouses set up fundraiser for breast cancer awareness

    Mar 23, 2011

    COPPERAS COVE, Texas- Clothes, toys, dishware, and other accessories lined the tables as the "Boobie Brigade," made up of a team of Fort Hood spouses, held a yard sale to benefit the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure Foundation, March 18-19.

  • 'Sons of Anarchy' actors ride with troops to promote motorcycle safety

    Mar 23, 2011

    About 300 Soldiers throttled up cruisers, sport bikes and custom choppers recently to take a 50-mile motorcycle mentorship ride dedicated to safety.

  • Wolfpack Soldiers assist National Guard aviators

    Mar 23, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers with Battery A, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, (Target Acquisition Battery), 41st Fires Brigade assisted pilots from the 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment, Virginia National Guard, with the combined operation, Wild Horse II, on North Fort Hood, Texas, March 17.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Erik Shaw

    Mar 23, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Erik Shaw

  • 'Head Hunters' train IA support Soldiers to sustain Tadreeb al Shamil operations at Ghuzla

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - At Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center located on Contingency Operating Site Marez, U.S. troopers work to enhance Iraqi Security Forces' ability to perform maintenance checks and repair tactical vehicles.

  • Get ready for BRC

    Mar 23, 2011

    Under lock and key, Best Ranger Competition events remain elusively secret until the last possible moment prior to the three-day competition. Even the order of events is closely guarded. However, some events have become a fixture over the years. The following are a handful of popular viewer-friendly events from previous years.

  • 'Long Knife' Soldiers bring the heat at Destiny Range

    Mar 23, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Armed with mortars and self-propelled field artillery systems, Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted a combined arms live fire exercise to demonstrate the unit's ability to provide accurate and timely fires, March 17.

  • DoD Education Activity opens online preregistration for schools

    Mar 23, 2011

    Defense Department officials have launched an online preregistration application that's intended to help parents get an early start on enrolling their children in DoD schools.

  • 335th Signal Commanding General Visits Camp Buehring Tech Control Facility

    Mar 23, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III, Commanding General of 335th Signal Command (Theater), focused on upcoming challenges during a site visit to 581st Signal Company's Camp Buehring Technical Control Facility (TCF) in Kuwait.

  • Congressional delegation visits U.S. Division-South in Basrah

    Mar 23, 2011

    BASRAH, Iraq - Four members of the U.S. House of Representatives visited Contingency Operating Base Basrah yesterday, in the first Congressional visit to the southern Iraqi province since 2008.

  • Karzai announces areas to transition to Afghan control

    Mar 23, 2011

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced the first seven areas of his country that will transition to full Afghan security control.

  • Gates cites efforts to avoid civilian casualties in Libya

    Mar 23, 2011

    Coalition forces enforcing a no-fly zone in Libya to halt the slaughter of citizens by Moammar Gadhafi "have gone to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties," Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today.

  • Improving the fox hole

    Mar 23, 2011

    101st Sustainment Brigade makes great improvements to area Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center.

  • Lifeliner Spotlight: Spc. Yolanda Goodman ensures mission safety

    Mar 23, 2011

    Soldier's aptitude for electronics ensures mission safety

  • Convoy spends 25 days on icy Afghan roads

    Nov 18, 2011

    New truck company learns the perils of Afghan roads during winter after 25-day convoy.

  • Philippine, US forces collaborate to build classrooms for elementary school

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers from the United States and Armed Forces of the Philippines are teaming up to add new classrooms to Topes Elementary School in Zambales Province, Philippines.

  • Operation Tomodachi

    Mar 22, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan discusses USARJ humanitarian aid and disaster relief assistance with Japan Ground Self Defense Force officials March 15.

  • QASAS in "JEOPARDY!"

    Mar 22, 2011

    Army civilian wins in JEOPARDY! A 15 year journey for an Army Civilian to participate on JEOPARDY! game show.

  • Business Systems Information Technology Strategy

    Mar 22, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Business Systems Information Technology (BSIT) strategy is a living document and will evolve in response to changes in emerging missions, capabilities and technology. The BSIT strategy serves as the Army's roadmap for executing our enterprise architecture using enterprise perspectives about our portfolio of solutions and our business processes. It is the foundation from which Army Business Systems Information Technology will progress in the years to come. With this strategy, the Army further affirms its commitment to measured, monitored and continuous improvement in transforming our business operations in support of our mission and Soldiers.

  • Brain injuries: Recovery is possible

    Mar 22, 2011

    Many people have experienced the effects of a concussion at some point whether on the battlefield or at home, but unless the injury is severe, it can be difficult to determine if treatment is needed.

  • RDECOM leaders urge deploying team to engage with Warfighters

    Jun 2, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Scientists and engineers deploying to Afghanistan need to make Warfighters aware of the Army's technical solutions, Command Sgt. Major Hector Marin said March 21. "You have to get out there and get hands-on with the Warfighter," Marin said. "You have to understand the capabilities of the command."

  • Kaena Point: Off-roading threatens fragile ecosystem

    Mar 22, 2011

    KAENA POINT STATE PARK, Hawaii - Navigating the pristine trails, here, which are dotted with native vegetation, offers an "a-ha" Hawaii nature experience.

  • Training for Operation New Dawn

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 373rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Military Intelligence Readiness Command, stack and prepare to storm a building in search of the local bomb maker during pre-deployment training at Regional Training Center-West (RTC-W), Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Feb. 20, 2011. The 373rd was at RTC-W in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Training for Operation New Dawn

    Mar 22, 2011

    U. S. Army Reserve Soldier Spc. Casey Rowland, a Human Intelligence Collector with the 373rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Military Intelligence Readiness Command, offers guidance to the gunner of the vehicle "Red 5" during convoy lanes training at Regional Training Center-West (RTC-W), Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Feb. 19, 2011. The 373rd was at RTC-W in preparation for deployment in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • USAG-HI grows next generation of leaders

    Mar 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A group of employees here is learning how to become the people others will want to follow.

  • MIRC Hosts Level II Anti-Terrorism Workshop

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Provost Marshal's Office with the Military Intelligence Readiness Command recently hosted a Level II Anti-Terrorism workshop for Soldiers and civilians who are identified as their unit's Level II Anti-Terrorism Officer. The week-long course included classes on Physical Security, Prepare a Local Threat Assessment, and Implementing Random AT Measures.

  • Army's first smart-charging micro grid unveiled

    Mar 22, 2011

    In efforts to provide a clean source of "green" power and control nearly any source of electrical power within an existing grid, Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, hosted a formal maile lei untying and demonstration of the Army's first-ever smart-charging micro grid, Friday, outside the garrison headquarters, here.

  • Military Child in Hawaii survey still available online

    Mar 22, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - U.S. Pacific Command is surveying military families about their Hawaii education experience.

  • Hidden Assets: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Are the Eyes and Ears of Infantry Battalion

    Mar 22, 2011

    They walk for miles, sometimes days in advance of other troops, silently snaking through the terrain to find the enemy. These Soldiers are the four-man sniper teams of the 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry's scout platoon, which is deploying to Afghanistan in 2012 with the battalion as part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. To prepare for the deployment, the platoon of Guardsmen rode UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters to the New York State Preparedness Training Center here on March 18.

  • Vroom, vroom

    Mar 22, 2011

    FORTAca,!E+SHAFTER, Hawaii - Jack Marlow of Cub Scout Pack 442, based at Fort Shafter, places his car on a track during the pack's annual Pinewood Derby race, Feb. 26. Cub Scouts, with the help of parents, built their own cars from kits containing a block of pine, plastic wheels and metal axles.

  • Live utility billing to begin July 1

    Mar 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Live utility billing will begin July 1 for residents living in homes constructed after 2004, and those residents will receive their first live statement in August.

  • Eye on the tsunami

    Mar 22, 2011

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - Left to right, Dan Brown, district chief, Federal Fire Department, Hawaii; George Crowder, prevention chief; and Gayland Enriques, deputy chief, monitor the tsunami as it hits Oahu, March 11.

  • 1st Air Cav wraps up three months of high altitude training

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, culminated three months of high altitude mountain environment training event at Fort Carson, Colo., March 15.

  • TACOM LCMC Commanding General visits depot

    Mar 22, 2011

    TACOM Commanding General visits Red River Army Depot

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army visits Fort McNair

    Mar 22, 2011

    The mission and capabilities of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington is explained to the newly-appointed Sgt. Maj. of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III.

  • Even under Infantry standard Puerto Rican MPs lead the way

    Mar 22, 2011

    Puerto Rico Guardsmen from across the island were mustered under the Company B, 1-269 Infantry Regiment to support security operations at Joint Task Force Guantanamo.

  • C4ISR Materiel Enterprise holds first team awards ceremony at APG

    Mar 22, 2011

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command hosted the Army command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance Materiel Enterprise's annual C4ISR Awards ceremony March 18 at the Myers Auditorium at the C4ISR Center of Excellence.

  • Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter Loadout Skills

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Battalion took a giant step toward their coming Afghanistan deployment March 18, learning how to use helicopters to keep their fellow Soldiers supplied on the battlefield. The 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry and Company E, 427th Brigade Support Battalion Guardsmen conducted sling load operations training at the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services training facility here. The battalion is headquartered in Utica and has elements across upstate New York.

  • Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter Loadout Skills

    Mar 22, 2011

  • Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter Loadout Skills

    Mar 22, 2011

  • Suppy Lines in the Sky: New York Army National Guard Soldiers Learn Helicopter Loadout Skills

    Mar 22, 2011

    Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry Battalion took a giant step toward their coming Afghanistan deployment March 18, learning how to use helicopters to keep their fellow Soldiers supplied on the battlefield. The 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry and Company E, 427th Brigade Support Battalion Guardsmen conducted sling load operations training at the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services training facility here. The battalion is headquartered in Utica and has elements across upstate New York.

  • 'Fused Response' fosters partnership with Dominican forces

    Mar 22, 2011

    It was all about teamwork and communication during this year's Fused Response exercise, a U.S. and Dominican special operations forces military exercise, held from March 7-11 in Santo Domingo.

  • Medevac initiatives save lives in Afghanistan

    Mar 22, 2011

    New ambulances designed to negotiate Afghanistan's rough, narrow roads, kits that quickly convert standard combat vehicles for casualty evacuation and state-of-the-art field medical packages are improving battlefield medicine and saving lives, an official involved in developing and fielding the new equipment reported.

  • President says US part of broad coalition in Libya

    Mar 22, 2011

    U.S. military actions in Libya are being conducted as part of a broad multinational coalition and in direct support of a United Nations mandate designed to set conditions for other coalition partners to play larger roles enforcing the no-fly zone there, President Barack Obama said today.

  • Junior boys' championship a piece of cake

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Stuttgart "Cupcakes" turned out to be anything but as they solidly won the Installation Management Command Europe Western Regional Junior Boys Basketball Championship.

  • Patrons can now self-scan items for check-out at some IMCOM-Europe libraries

    Mar 22, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A new service at the Wiesbaden Library should speed patrons through the check-out process and free up staff members to perform other library duties. A,A A new self check-out terminal provides library customers with the means to scan their own books - up to 10 at one time - and be on their way.

  • Airframe shop: Working hard to help bring troops home

    Mar 22, 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.

  • Connecting the Belvoir community: Local public affairs reps discuss opportunities, challenges.

    Mar 22, 2011

    On March 17, 40 public affairs representatives from throughout the Belvoir community met at Barden Education Center on Fort Belvoir to meet their fellow colleagues and gain a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing their community. Belvoir's Public Affairs Office organized the Belvoir PAO Summit, as the inaugural event to gather public affairs representatives.

  • Fort Hood's Red Cross volunteers help Soldiers, patients, more

    Mar 22, 2011

    Since 1943, National Red Cross Month has been celebrated in March to focus on the selfless service of the army of volunteers and American Red Cross workers like Debbie MacDonald, the Red Cross assistant station manager at Fort Hood.

  • Forces kill insurgent in Baghlan province

    Mar 22, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces today killed an insurgent and detained several others in the Burkah district of Afghanistan's Baghlan province, military officials reported.

  • USACE partnering conference focuses on teamwork

    Mar 22, 2011

    DARMSTADT, Germany - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District hosted its annual German-American partnering conference here March 1-2, 2011.

  • Tax laws benefit troops, families

    Mar 22, 2011

    Servicemembers and their families have a few tax advantages at their disposal, as well as a few extra days in which to complete their taxes this year, a Defense Department tax expert said.

  • Congressional Fellowship Program accepting applications

    Mar 22, 2011

    Applications are now being accepted for Soldiers and Army civilians to apply for fellowship positions with members of the 113th Congress.

  • Soldiers vying for June sergeant, staff sergeant promotion boards should update training, personnel

    Mar 22, 2011

  • US Army Cadet Command celebrating silver anniversary

    Mar 22, 2011

  • The 27th Annual Army Family Action Plan Conference identifies 16 new quality-of-life issues

    Mar 22, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Earlier this month, I discussed the progress we made resolving 17 of 40 quality-of-life issues at the AFAP General Officer Steering Committee held in February.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. at GTMO burger burn

    Mar 22, 2011

    JTF Guantanamo Command Sgt. Maj. Mark Porrett takes time from his day to speak with Troopers of the task force during a chaplain sponsored burger burn.

  • AFAP conference targets local issues

    Mar 22, 2011

    Volunteers gathered for two days last month at the Hohenfels Army Community Service offices to serve the garrison and the Army as delegates, facilitators, recorders, and experts, and hash out solutions to issues identified by Hohenfels community members.

  • Junior boys' championship a piece of cake

    Mar 22, 2011

    The Stuttgart "Cupcakes" turned out to be anything but as they solidly won the Installation Management Command Europe Western Regional Junior Boys Basketball Championship. The Child, Youth and School Services-sponsored double elimination tournament for 13- to 15-year-olds was a cakewalk for the Cupcakes, as they went undefeated March 12-13 in Wiesbaden.

  • Ledbetter speaks during celebration

    Mar 22, 2011

    ''The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act" was the first law that President Obama signed after taking office.

  • Fifteen Stuttgart NCOs inducted at ceremony

    Mar 22, 2011

    Recognizing newly promoted Army noncommissioned officers has been a ceremonial tradition since the NCO creed became official in 1986. That tradition was continued in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart March 4, when 15 Soldiers were officially inducted into the NCO corps during a ceremony in the Patch Community Club.

  • Interns make impact on local Family and MWR programs

    Mar 22, 2011

    John Hamilton, working as a fitness coordinator at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., was on a quest to further develop his career in sports and fitness. A homework lab technician for youth at Fort Stewart, Ga., Mary Kane was searching for a way to move into management. Both Hamilton and Kane, working as management trainees in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, are on the fast track to their respective career goals, thanks to their participation in the U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command Management Trainee Program. The two are among nine Army MWR management trainees in Germany.

  • Stuttgart EEO seeks collateral duty counselors

    Mar 22, 2011

    When employees in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart feel they've been discriminated against, they can call the garrison Equal Employment Opportunity Office. EEO specialists are trained to answer questions, help them resolve problems or lodge a formal complaint.

  • In-service training focuses on community resilience

    Mar 22, 2011

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Adapting to change and recovering from adversity are vital skills that service members and their families can learn. To help foster resilience in the Stuttgart military community, the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Religious Support Office hosted an in-service training day for professionals working with military populations March 4.

  • History comes to life at RBEMS

    Mar 22, 2011

    On March 11, the Robinson Barracks Elementary/Middle School cafeteria bore a striking resemblance to the movie "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian." More than 60 fourth-graders, dressed as famous Americans, "came alive" as part of an annual Living History Museum presentation.

  • Some like it hot: USAG Stuttgart chili cook-off entries made grown men cry

    Mar 22, 2011

    What does it take to make the perfect pot of chili' There were many different answers at the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Chili Cook-off held March 13 by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Community Recreation Division.

  • Female comedy troupe brings laughs to Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2011

    An all female comedy troupe traveling Kuwait and Iraq in support of uniformed servicemembers and Women's History Month.

  • USACE continues improving Soldier quality of life in Wiesbaden

    Mar 22, 2011

    A whole new neighborhood is under construction at the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, where 326 three- and four- bedroom townhouses are being built to improve the quality-of-life for Soldiers and their families

  • 6-52nd ADA holds training with Korean Service Corps

    Mar 22, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Pfc. Ibrahim Ahmed enthusiastically demonstrated to his students how to properly insert the nasopharyngeal airway into an unconscious patient in order to secure open airway.

  • TEST 230th

    Mar 22, 2011

  • Eighth Army unit to deploy to Philippines for exercise

    Mar 22, 2011

    Eighth Army will deploy approximately 500 Soldiers to the Republic of the Philippines to participate in the Balikatan 2011 exercise, April 5 - 15.

  • 35th CSSB deployment to Sendai

    Sep 30, 2011

    Soldiers from U.S. Army Japan and the 10th Support Group join forces to distribute supplies and relief to the victims of Japan's horrendous earthquake and tsunami that devastated the country March 11.

  • Water Drop

    Sep 30, 2011

    U.S. Army Japan and I Corps Forward as well as personnel from the Navy, Air Force and Marine personnel and the Japan Self Defense Force work together to transport and unload 25,000 cases of water to be delivered to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11.

  • Military family members depart Japan

    Sep 28, 2011

    MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan - Family members of Soldiers belonging to the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Forces Strategic Command, 1st Space Brigade stationed on Misawa AFB, took advantage of the Department of Defense's authorized Voluntary Departure of Family Members Program, in light of the devastation left by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

  • Lewis-McChord assists family members back from Japan

    Sep 30, 2011

    An influx of people arriving this week at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from the earthquake and tsunami-ravaged country of Japan have prompted a multi-agency response by the federal government.

  • Tripler receives praise for promoting resilience and well-being among employees

    Mar 21, 2011

    The Tripler Army Medical Center Department of Psychology received a Best Practices Honor from the American Psychological Association at the annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards ceremony March 12 in Washington, D.C. TAMC's Department of Psychology was recognized for its efforts to promote resilience and well-being among its employees.

  • Wiercinski returns to Hawaii, assumes command of USARPAC

    Mar 21, 2011

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli passed command of U.S. Army Pacific from Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon to Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski during a change of command ceremony March 21, on historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

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