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  • Army leaders stress need for Ground Combat Vehicle

    Mar 16, 2011

    Army leaders told members of Congress March 9 that the service needs a new, next-generation Ground Combat Vehicle able to accommodate new technologies as they emerge, defend against a wide range of current and future threats and deliver a full nine-man squad under armor into the full spectrum of military operations.

  • Soldier wins enlisted aide competition

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 17, 2011) -- While the 36th Annual Culinary Arts Competition came to a close Friday, the work of one competitor is moving toward a whole new level.

  • Ceremony marks new chapter in unit's history

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 17, 2011) -- A vision became reality here Friday when installation leaders officially opened the first building of a new $82 million battalion training area that will eventually accommodate more than 1,000 Soldiers.

  • Army hits bull's eye with NCAA

    Mar 16, 2011

    The NCAA Rifle Championships usually have the U.S. Military Academy team competing, but this year there was a lot more Army flavor.

  • Fort Lee Band Supports Music Education in Local Schools

    Mar 16, 2011

    HOPEWELL, Va. (March 17, 2011) -- In support of Music in Our Schools Month, the 392nd Army Band at Fort Lee performed March 10 at Dupont Elementary School and March 14 at Patrick Copeland Elementary School, both in Hopewell.

  • National Guard Homeland Response Force

    Mar 16, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The DoD, based on Quadrennial Defense Review recommendations and Resource Management Decision 700, directs the National Guard to create 10 Homeland Response Forces (HRF): two in FY11 and eight in FY12. Each HRF, with approximately 566 personnel, provides lifesaving capabilities, decontamination, emergency medical, security, and command and control (C2). The HRFs, along with 17 existing CERFPs (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Packages) and 57 CSTs (Civil Support Teams) provide the initial military response to a CBRNE incident.

  • Engineers build tank display pads for Armor School

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - An Armor School need turned into a chance for the 11th Engineer Battalion to train - and the endeavor paid dividends for both. The 63rd Engineer Company's Construction Platoon has built two tank display pads along Benning Boulevard at what's set to become an entrance to the future Armor and Cavalry Museum.

  • 4th BCT Soldiers to represent 101st Airborne Division at memorial for famed commander

    Mar 16, 2011

    Two Fort Campbell Soldiers will represent the 506th Infantry Regiment and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at a memorial ceremony honoring the late Richard "Dick" Winters, March 19, in Hershey, Pa.

  • Chemical Corps tests new equipment

    Mar 16, 2011

    Soldiers field-tested the newest equipment for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear reconnaissance during an exercise Feb. 28 - March 4 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Restrepo Soldiers put charge into basic trainees

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Two Soldiers from the platoon depicted in Restrepo delivered some motivation to a basic training unit in its fourth week on Sand Hill. Staff Sgts. Elliott Alcantara and Teodoro Buno, who appeared in the Oscar-nominated documentary, spoke to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, during its Warrior Ethos class March 8.

  • U.S. Army Japan palletizes relief supplies

    Mar 16, 2011

    Employees with the Army's Department of Logistics on Camp Kinser, Japan, prepared nine pallets containing 5,000 blankets and 500 sleeping bags for delivery to Sendai, Japan, in an effort to help victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

  • U.S. Army Japan heads to Sendai

    Mar 16, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan, visited Sendai, Japan, March 15 to discuss of U.S. Army Japan assistance to humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts.

  • U.S. forces work to improve quality of life for Iraqi trainers at GWTC

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - As Iraqi Army battalions of the 3rd IA Division cycle through Tadreeb al Shamil training at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, U.S. Soldiers worked to improve the quality of life for cadre at the enduring training facility.

  • Army Announces Reduction in Force at Pine Bluff Chemical Activity

    Mar 16, 2011

    The Department of the Army announced today that a Reduction in Force will be conducted at Pine Bluff Chemical Activity, located at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas.

  • 'Head Hunters' bring mortar knowledge to IA soldiers

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Mortars are the most responsive indirect fire asset available to small unit commanders during the heat of close quarters combat, and the effectiveness of this weapon system is dependent on the proficiency of the mortar crew.

  • Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux visits Tooele Army Depot

    Mar 16, 2011

    The Program Executive Officer for Ammunition (PEO-Ammo), Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux, visited Tooele Army Depot on February 24 and saw many of the demilitarization operations performed at TEAD.

  • Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux visits Tooele Army Depot

    Mar 16, 2011

    The Program Executive Officer for Ammunition (PEO-Ammo), Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux, visited Tooele Army Depot on February 24 and saw many of the demilitarization operations performed at TEAD.

  • March 11, 2011 - Project PASS National Launch Ceremony remarks

    Mar 16, 2011

    March 11, 2011 - Project PASS National Launch Ceremony remarks

  • 'Thunderhorse' Bn. recognizes selfless service

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq -Lt. Col. Joseph Holland, commander, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, presents an Army Commendation medal to Spc. Anthony Pemberton, armor crewmember, Company D, 2nd Bn., 12th Cav. Regt., during an awards ceremony, March 12, 2011, hosted by the "Thunderhorse" Battalion, which is attached to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, from Fort Riley, Kan. Deployed to U.S. Division-North in support of Operation New Dawn, Pemberton, a Piedmont, Mo. native, rendered medical aid to an Iraqi civilian after a vehicle borne improvised explosive device attack in early February 2011.

  • First Strike races against drugs

    Mar 16, 2011

    KILLEEN, Texas - The roars of the engines and the cheers from the audience could be heard for miles as the patrons of the Texas Thunder Speedway celebrated its opening night, and driver of stock car number eight, Buck Owens, circled the track avoiding crashes and debris, March 12.

  • Female comediennes bring comic relief for troops

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, delighted in comedic performances from entertainers of the "It's Not That Time of the Month" All Female Comedy tour, March 12.

  • 'Black Dragons' amp-up training for Iraqi federal police

    Mar 16, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted training exercises for their Iraqi counterparts to increase local Iraqi Police tactical proficiency.

  • Initial review of survey data indicates high satisfaction with Army life

    Mar 16, 2011

    Data from the 2010 Survey of Army Families indicates an increased satisfaction with military life, despite of the current operational tempo, according to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation officials. The survey was based on a random selection of civilian spouses of active-duty Army Soldiers, chosen to represent the Army as a whole.

  • Saber improves mission readiness

    Mar 16, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - In a perfect world, all the vehicles and equipment necessary for a Soldier to conduct their mission would be ready the first day he or she arrived in Iraq. However, that is rarely the case as Soldiers spend many long hours and days getting their equipment, vehicles, and tactical operations center fully mission capable.

  • Combat stress control Soldier, working dog inducted into Order of Spur

    Mar 16, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to 85th Medical Combat Stress Control Detachment were recognized for their hard work providing behavioral health services for the deployed troopers of 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during an awards ceremony March 8.

  • Putting the pieces back together: TF Duke treats mTBI with rest, games

    Mar 16, 2011

    Anyone who's been paying attention to sporting news knows that over the last few years there has been an exponentially increasing interest in the effects of concussions on players, especially in hockey and football. Indeed, the main subject of the NHL General Managers' annual meetings, going on this week in Boca Raton, Fla., will be concussions and checks targeting players' heads. But the issue of concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain injuries, is not one that only affects sports stars. Anyone that has had any sort of head injury is at risk of being affected, particularly Soldiers who have been struck by improvised explosive devices or other attacks.

  • US-Israeli collaboration enhances communications and electronic capabilities

    Mar 16, 2011

    Representatives from the U.S. Army and Israeli military met March 15 to provided updates on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies at the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, also known as CERDEC.

  • Send out Ravens, save Soldiers

    Mar 16, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the 41st Fires Brigade, re-certified on the Army's smallest unmanned aerial vehicle, the Raven RQ-11B.

  • Bass receives Longwood University alumni award

    Mar 16, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Joseph L. Bass, commanding general, U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, recently received the highest and most prestigious award given by Longwood University's Alumni Association in a ceremony this February.

  • The Old Guard conducts memorial ceremony for last surviving American WWI veteran

    Mar 16, 2011

    3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) conducts the memorial ceremony for Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving American World War I veteran, at Arlington National Cemetery, March 15, 2011.

  • Antiterrorism exercise March 30

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Installation officials are scheduled to conduct the annual antiterrorism/force protection exercise March 30.

  • Army Strong Experience inspires civilian leaders, students

    Mar 16, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - What does a Soldier do' Hundreds of businessmen, educators, academic leaders and students from across the country got an up-close look Thursday, converging on Fort Benning for a day of activities centered on teaching the public about the military.

  • 9th Engineer Soldiers reenlist at site of former triumph

    Mar 16, 2011

    Commanders and first sergeants from 9th Engineer Battalion left here early on March 7, headed from their current duty station to a place where the unit cemented its importance in U.S. Military History: the Ludendorff bridge over the Rhine River, better known in World War II history as the Bridge at Remagen. The staff ride commemorated the 66th anniversary of when the 9th Engineers, then part of the 9th Armored Division, came upon the bridge while it was still intact and retook it from German forces. The strategically vital move became part of World War II lore, and the 9th Engineers' capture of the bridge has appeared in films and video games as a famous turning point of the war.

  • Picatinny website guru 'steps it up' for medical research

    Mar 16, 2011

    If you've ever browsed one of Picatinny's many web pages, you've seen the work of computer guru Marc Ivry of Chugach Industries, who is a key liaison to the online world of the arsenal. But crunching computer code was the last thing on Ivry's mind Feb. 27, when the five-year Picatinny employee trudged up 66 flights of stairs at New York City's famous Rockefeller Center.

  • HMEDDAC patient learns first-hand the importance of screenings for cancer

    Mar 16, 2011

    A nurse from the Heidelberg Health Center in Germany helped a defense contractor discover he has cancer during his routine pre-deployment screenings. The patient is now in the United States receiving treatment.

  • Celebrating Ash Wednesday Mass

    Mar 16, 2011

    Chap. (Capt.) Fred Wendell, U.S. Army Garrison Catholic chaplain, prepares to places ashes on the heads of parishioners Wednesday at the Ash Wednesday Mass at Cantonment Chapel on Fort McPherson. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a Christian tradition. The ashes, which are placed on the forehead in the sign of a cross, are a mark of repentance.

  • Thurman nominated to command Korea

    Mar 16, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates, during a March 1 Pentagon press briefing, recommended President Barack Obama nominate Gen. James Thurman to take command of U.S. Forces in the Republic of Korea. Thurman currently commands U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), the U.S. Army's largest organization, where he is responsible for the oversight, manning, training and equipping of 237,000 active duty Soldiers and the training and readiness oversight of 560,000 National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • "Why should today's Soldiers get involved with veterans organizations'"

    Mar 16, 2011

    Man on the street: This week the Sentinel asked community members: "Why should today's Soldiers get involved with veterans organizations'"

  • Veterans organizations need us

    Mar 16, 2011

    Three weeks ago, during my monthly Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) meeting, our organization signed a card for one of our departed members. Having been a member for less than a year, I didn't know the man very well. I saw him a few times at our meetings before he became hospitalized. He was an elderly black man, wheelchair bound and supporting an oxygen tube, a far cry from the young man who once took up arms against America's enemies.

  • Vanpooling makes economical, environmental sense

    Mar 16, 2011

    Tired of rising gas prices, traffic congestion and vehicle maintenance cost' Then perhaps vanpooling is right for you. March 7, representatives from Enterprise and the Georgia Clean Air Commute (CAC) non-profit organization visited the Fort McPherson Post Theater to put on an educational presentation on the benefits of mass transit for federal employees.

  • Seuss-Fair mixes learning and fun

    Mar 16, 2011

    "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." These words, penned by the beloved children's author Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, sum up the idea behind Hohenfels' Elementary School's "Seuss-Fair", a fun-filled celebration of reading for grades Kindergarten through 3rd presented in conjunction with Read across America.

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    Mar 16, 2011

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers heighten intelligence retrieval skills with ISR TOPOFF training

    Mar 16, 2011

    Though the information that Soldiers get is ever changing, programs like the Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance TOPOFF team from the intelligence office of the Training and Doctrine Command provide subject matter experts to units that have requested their services and brief them on the most up-to-date information.

  • 42nd Clearance Co. provides support to Georgian National Army

    Mar 16, 2011

    With hours spent inside military vehicles and crawling along a route at speeds of five kilometers per hour trying to find explosives meant to disable other military formations, no one ever said route clearance was a glamorous job. It's a tedious job, requiring a lot of patience and knowledge of the possible dangers to be searching for on the battlefield.

  • AFAP gives Wiesbaden a plan for action

    Mar 16, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's collective voice has been heard - from a plead for more high-school-age activities to a request that would allow more single Soldiers to live off post.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest: Helping Soldiers adjust to garrison

    Mar 16, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's collective voice has been heard - from a plead for more high-school-age activities to a request that would allow more single Soldiers to live off post.

  • 18th CSSB honored for German war graves donations

    Mar 16, 2011

    American Soldiers from the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion out of Grafenwoehr Training Area joined German servicemembers, current and retired, and local civilians at an awards ceremony here Feb. 24., honoring the 2010 donations from the Bavarian region to the German War Graves Caring Association donation fund.

  • Working dog teams bring new resource to Georgian troops

    Mar 16, 2011

    The road to war is never an easy one, and as a battalion of soldiers from the Georgian Armed Forces' 33rd Light Infantry Battalion prepares to join the mix in Afghanistan, they are preparing themselves not only for combat, but also for the unique challenges of international partnership.

  • Novice to advanced riders benefit from motorcycle simulator training

    Mar 16, 2011

    For those who haven't been on a motorcycle for a while, and those just considering joining their ranks, Wiesbaden's Safety Office offers its motorcycle simulator to allow riders to practice riding in various conditions.

  • Military Postal Service delivers in South Korea

    Mar 16, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

  • Petreaus: Coalition has momentum in Afghanistan

    Mar 16, 2011

    The Taliban's momentum has been reversed in most areas of Afghanistan, but the progress achieved there is fragile and reversible, the commander of NATO and U.S. forces said here today.

  • Last doughboy's burial marks end of era

    Mar 16, 2011

    America recognized the end of an era today as it bade a solemn farewell to Army Cpl. Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving U.S. World War I veteran, as he was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery here with full military honors.

  • Fort officials suspect bad fire season lies ahead

    Sep 30, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Wildfires in Southeast Arizona, though dreaded, are inevitable. It's not a matter of "if," but "when'" While fires on Fort Huachuca can occur throughout the year, the highest fire danger normally occurs in May and June.

  • Vietnam soldier paves way for vets in business

    Oct 25, 2011

    Jack Beecher, Norfolk District's small business-section chief, helps small businesses navigate the federal marketplace as they seek opportunities to do business with Uncle Sam.

  • Presidio of Monterey prepared for tsunamis, other disasters

    Sep 28, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio is prepared to respond in the event another disaster, like the March 11 tsunami, hits California's central coast. Staff members train throughout the year on responding to natural events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and winter storms, as well as manmade events such as those related to terrorism,

  • US ambassador issues message to Americans in Japan

    Sep 28, 2011

    U.S. Ambassador to Japan John V. Roos today issued a message to Americans living there to bring them up to date on the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the island nation last week.

  • Innovative civilians, Soldiers receive Secretary of Army Award

    Mar 15, 2011

    At the 2011 Secretary of the Army awards ceremony, 13 Department of the Army civilians and three military personnel received recognition for their professionalism, dedication and personal sacrifice on March 15.

  • Petraeus: Coalition has momentum in Afghanistan

    Mar 15, 2011

    The Taliban's momentum has been reversed in most areas of Afghanistan, but the progress achieved there is fragile and reversible, the commander of NATO and U.S. forces said here today.

  • Field Training Exercise Vibrant Response 11.1

    Mar 15, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Exercise Vibrant Response 11.1 FTX is a Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) training event replicating the federal military role in responding to an improvised 10-kiloton nuclear detonation. VR 11.1 takes place at Camp Atterbury, Ind. and Muscatatuck Urban Training Center March 11 - 20. The exercise will provide the CBRNE Consequence Management Response Force 11.1 relevant and realistic training that challenges about 3,500 personnel from all the services and at all echelons to perform their mission and achieve desired effects in support of overall mission objectives.

  • 'Rough Rider' Soldiers welcome new commander

    Mar 15, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq-In a battalion motor pool at COS Marez, eight company guidons waved in the morning air, as Soldiers stood in formation and the unit prepared to begin another chapter in its' prestigious history.

  • Army building new 'F' model Kiowa Warrior

    Mar 15, 2011

    The U.S. Army is beginning mission equipment upgrade modifications to its fleet of OH-58 Kiowa Warrior scout aircraft in an effort to build a new, high-tech "F" model helicopter designed with improved avionics, better sensors and stepped-up overall performance capability, service officials said.

  • Carson selects top Army medics

    Mar 15, 2011

    Almost 200 Soldiers, from privates to majors, attempted to earn the Expert Field Medical Badge at a rural Rocky Mountain training range in March. Evaluators there expected 30 candidates to pass. Six made it.

  • Sons of Anarchy stars join Fort Hood Soldiers during mentorship ride

    Mar 15, 2011

  • Army deploying 'Individual Gunshot Detector'

    Mar 15, 2011

    U.S. Army forces in Afghanistan will begin receiving the first of more than 13,000 gunshot detection systems for the individual dismounted Soldier later this month, service officials said.

  • Biathlon Team Earns Third in National Competition; Two Guardsmen Named to Prestigious All-Guard Team

    Mar 15, 2011

    North Dakota National Guard Biathlon Team members skied and shot their way to a 3rd place finish in a national competition that concluded Sunday at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Vermont. The Chief of the National Guard Bureau Biathlon Championships pitted North Dakota, last year's overall champions, against other biathlon powerhouses, including Vermont, Minnesota and Utah.

  • Fort Hood unit assumes authority in southern Iraq

    Mar 15, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division uncased its colors and assumed authority of Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Maysan and Basrah Provinces from 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 4th Infantry Division in a ceremony on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq on March 12.

  • All-American Pilot receives DFC

    Mar 15, 2011

    The All-American Commander presented the Distinguished Flying Cross to Chief Warrant Officer Carlos M. Roman, at Simmons Army Airfield, Mar. 14, for his actions while serving in Afghanistan with the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • HFOT helps wounded Soldier readjust

    Mar 15, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers returning home from deployment often have many new things to adapt to. For most of these Soldiers it is readjusting to their "normal" way of life but for others it is getting used to the injuries and handicaps they received while on their deployment.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT hosts Town Hall

    Mar 15, 2011

    Members of U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command on Redstone Arsenal came together for a town hall meeting March 9 in the Sparkman Center's Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Army Emergency Relief campaign underway

    Mar 15, 2011

    The annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign began March 1 and continues through May 15, with several new categories of assistance available for Soldiers this year.

  • Restoring Balance with the Four Imperatives: Sustain, Prepare, Reset, and Transform

    Mar 15, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Four years ago we established four imperatives to restore balance to the Army. We must continue to sustain the Army's Soldiers, families and civilians; prepare forces for success in the current conflicts; reset returning units; and transform the Army to meet the demands of the second decade of the 21st century.

  • Army unburdens Soldiers through battery innovations

    Jun 16, 2011

    MCLEAN, Va. -- In a typical 72-hour mission in Afghanistan, a U.S. Soldier carries 70 individual batteries. Army scientists are researching ways to unburden the Warfighter by lightening the load. Batteries make up 20 percent of the weight a Soldier carries in theater. An infantry battalion spends more than $150,000 on batteries per year, which is second in cost to munitions.

  • Selfless sacrifice highlighted during 99th RSC Women's History Month event

    Mar 15, 2011

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  • Holston Army Ammunition Plant Receives Prestigious Award

    Mar 15, 2011

    The Army has recognized Holston Army Ammunition Plant for its environmental stewardship.

  • Time capsule items sought

    Mar 15, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Aberdeen Proving Ground community is invited to donate environmentally friendly items that will be placed in a time capsule during the Arbor Day/Earth Day ceremony April 29 at the APG Museum. The time capsule will be closed for 50 years, then opened May 1, 2061.

  • Post employees awarded for response to explosion

    Mar 15, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Several APG employees received awards March 3 for their actions after an anti-tank round exploded in the barrel of a Russian-made T-55 during testing in 2009.

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  • Active Component selected sergeants major to start filling positions in October

    Mar 15, 2011

    October 2011 marks the first time Army personnel staff implement CSM and SGM Centralized selection list, which synchronizes command teams.

  • ASC Small Business Office addresses potential vendors

    Mar 15, 2011

    Diane Wheeler, Small Business Specialist for the U.S. Army Sustainment Command and the Joint Munitions Command addresses potential vendors at "A Chance to Meet...Rock Island Arsenal" event sponsored by the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce on March 15 at the Deere Harvester Community Credit Union in Moline, IL.

  • Haraburda Inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame

    Mar 15, 2011

    Haraburda inducted into ROTC Hall of Fame.

  • 100th Missile Defense Soldiers take aim at M-9 range

    Mar 15, 2011

    Under a sunny sky at the Army's mountain post, Soldiers from the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (Ground-based Midcourse Defense) brushed up on their marksmanship on March 10.

  • Indian general, USAWC Class of 2001 grad, inducted into IF Hall of Fame

    Mar 15, 2011

    General Vijay Kumar Singh, the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army, the highest position in the Indian Army, became the 33rdInternational Fellow to receive the honor.

  • Forces in Afghanistan capture Haqqani terrorist

    Mar 15, 2011

    Acting on intelligence reports, Afghan and coalition forces captured a Haqqani terrorist network facilitator and detained two other suspected insurgents in the Khost district of Afghanistan's Khost province yesterday, military officials reported.

  • Digital maestro: Wiesbaden CYSS youth wins Boys and Girls Clubs of America music tech award

    Mar 15, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A love of the Beatles and some digital music mastery earned a Wiesbaden School-Age Center youth accolades and cash courtesy of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Grayson Walls, age 10, garnered $500 in the Boys and Girls Clubs of America's Digital Arts Festival to be used by the Wiesbaden Child, Youth and School Services facility for an upcoming event or day trip.

  • The 27th annual Army Family Action Plan General Officer Steering Committee resolves 17 quality-of-li

    Mar 15, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- I often say you can read about history or make history. This year, the voices of Soldiers, Civilians and Families that have contributed to the Army Family Action Plan process were heard and history was made at the recent AFAP General Officer Steering Committee held the first week of February.

  • Former Black Hawk Crew Chief Excels as Recruiting Station Commander

    Mar 15, 2011

  • Redstone Arsenal Leads the Way for Unmanned Aircraft Flights within the National Airspace

    Mar 15, 2011

    In a manned aircraft, the pilot uses his eyes and brain to see and avoid other aircraft that he encounters during his flight. USAIC is designing an integrated system that uses ground-based sensors and associated components to "sense and avoid" these same aircraft. In essence, the GBSAA system will replace the pilot's eyes and his ability to make decisions to safely avoid other aircraft. PM UAS and USAIC serve as Office of the Secretary of Defense Task Force Lead's on working with FAA to pave a path to unmanned aircraft flight within the National Airspace.

  • Baumholder town hall focuses on changes, future projects

    Mar 15, 2011

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - There was standing room only at the Feb. 23 Baumholder town hall. The forum focused on updating the community about ongoing and future projects as well as changes that will come about in light of the current deployment.

  • Time to support AER: 'Contributions drive the train'

    Mar 15, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A traffic accident put Staff Sgt. Brian Jenkins in the hospital for nine weeks and demolished his car. A,A With money extremely tight due to the additional expenses, Jenkins fell behind on his rent and alimony. The bills started piling up quickly.

  • Picatinny advances EOD training with video game technology

    Mar 15, 2011

    Picatinny recently received a patent for a realistic video game that simulates combat environments and uses the same controls as actual robots to safely train Soldiers how to detonate improvised explosive devices.

  • NASCAR drivers and PRN host radio show at Bragg

    Mar 15, 2011

    Monday, approximately 50 Service members and their family members came out to Sports USA on Fort Bragg to be part of "Fast Talk Radio" on the Performance Racing Network and visit with NASCAR drivers; Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 U.S. Army Chevrolet car in the Sprint Cup series, and Kyle Petty, retired NASCAR driver, son of racing legend Richard Petty, and co-host of the show.

  • 99th RSC 'Women of Honor' highlights Master Sgt. Trenest Abrams

    Mar 15, 2011

    Since the formation of the Women's Army Corps in the 1940s, women have faced many challenges and contributed greatly to the U.S. Army through their accomplishments.

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