Archive: Apr 2011

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  • Qs and As about possible government shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

    Qs and As to help the globally positioned USASMDC/ARSTART understand a potential government shutdown.

  • Lynn Releases Message on Potential Government Shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

    The Defense Department is hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted, but is releasing guidance to help plan for an orderly process if a shutdown becomes necessary, said Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III.

  • Paper doll teaches students about Soldier's life

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--During a two-year stint, a little paper doll visited several different countries and U.S. cities in the ammo pouch of Lt. Col. Sean Clark's uniform.

  • Catholic chaplain tends to deployed flock

    Apr 8, 2011

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - In a little chapel made of plywood and nails, a small congregation gathers for Mass after a long day's work.

  • Loss Of Sight Leads To New Blessings

    Apr 8, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Losing her eyesight at age 32 taught Joan Brock a lot about the life-sustaining value of friends, family and a deep faith. "Because," she said, "we simply don't do life alone."

  • Information on potential U.S. Government Shutdown

    Apr 8, 2011

  • 300th Military Police Brigade Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 8, 2011

    Spc. Ryan Barger of Allendale, Mich. places a wooden plank onto a concrete pillar as part of the Leadership Reaction Course at Fort Custer, Mich. during 300th Military Police Brigade's Best Warrior Competition. Barger and two other Soldiers had to negotiate the obstacle course with an ammo can over a 14 foot chasm. Barger was the junior enlisted winner of the four-day event. U.S. Army Photo By Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Duran.

  • Command leader 'distinguished' herself from rest of class

    Apr 8, 2011

    The head of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Contracting Office received a prestigious award from her alma mater April 2.

  • Months of team training prepares West Point cadets for Sandhurst

    Apr 8, 2011

    Every company from the Corps of Cadets will field a team at the 45th annual Sandhurst Military Skills Competition April 15-16. The competition will not only be fierce, but diverse. Teams from Great Britain, Canada, Australia, Spain, Chile, Taiwan and Afghanistan comprise some of the international component, but the 32 West Point squads will also be challenged against teams from the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy. Rounding out the roster are ROTC and U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School teams. Photo by Mike Strasser/West Point Public Affairs

  • Getting Reel: Fort Meade youth cast rods at Burba Lake Fishing Rodeo

    Apr 8, 2011

    Fish don't mind the rain. Neither did the scores of youngsters who spent Saturday morning with a fishing line tossed into Burba Lake. Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation and the Meade Rod and Gun Club sponsored the installation's annual Fishing Rodeo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Conference looks to future of Army training

    Apr 8, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Army leaders see a need to change the way Soldiers fight and how they learn to fight. Gone are the days when generals send divisions into battle - today's battles require quick action and reaction of Soldiers and leaders at the lowest level.

  • Fort Lee Child and Youth Services support healthy families

    Apr 8, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 4, 2011) -- Fort Lee's Army Community Service observed National Child Abuse Prevention Month with an annual event, the planting of pinwheels on its front lawn. More than 20 children from the post's Child and Youth Services activities planted a hundred or so of the shiney, rotating decorations which symbolize community-wide efforts to prevent child abuse.

  • Hail to the Chiefs: celebrating 118 years of history, heritage, tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

    Since its introduction in 1893, the chief petty officer has become the most noteworthy rank on the enlisted side of the Navy. Every year since then, the Aca,!A"chiefsAca,!A? celebrate their establishment within this service.

  • Hail to the Chiefs: celebrating 118 years of history, heritage, tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

  • Hail to the Chiefs: celebrating 118 years of history, heritage, tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

  • National Guard news has an app for that

    Apr 8, 2011

    The National Guard Bureau has unveiled a new application which enables iPhone and iPad users to stay in touch with National Guard news anytime via their mobile devices.

  • Hail to the Chiefs: celebrating 118 years of history, heritage, tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

    Since its introduction in 1893, the chief petty officer has become the most noteworthy rank on the enlisted side of the Navy. Every year since then, the "chiefs" celebrate their establishment within this service.

  • DADT repeal training proves caliber of military, leaders say

    May 31, 2011

    Two months into training to allow gay men and lesbians to serve openly in the military, the leaders of all four services say implementation is going well - something they attribute to the caliber of today's servicemembers.

  • Hail to the Chiefs: celebrating 118 years of history, heritage, tradition

    Apr 8, 2011

    Since its introduction in 1893, the chief petty officer has become the most noteworthy rank on the enlisted side of the Navy. Every year since then, the "chiefs" celebrate their establishment within this service.

  • Army advocates child abuse prevention in April

    Apr 8, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany - U.S. Army garrisons across Europe have a variety of activities scheduled in April as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Preserving history

    Apr 8, 2011

    Scouts from Troop 4 out of Heidelberg, Germany, improve the Argonne Forest trail of World War I Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Alvin York. Recently, American historians have rediscovered the spot where Sgt. York fought Oct. 8, 1918, in ChAfActel-ChAfAhAfAry during the Meuse-Argonne offensive against the German forces.

  • Exceptional Family Network offers umbrella of support

    Apr 8, 2011

    In the past, the Army Community Service Exceptional Families Member Program offices at U.S. Army Garrison Heidelberg and Mannheim each held a monthly support group meeting. Unfortunately, it was not well attended by family members enrolled in the program.

  • ASLAV frightens Taliban, protects soldiers

    Apr 8, 2011

  • Army's Face to the World

    Oct 6, 2011

    The mission of USASAC is to implement approved U.S. Army security assistance programs, including Foreign Military Sales of defense articles and services to eligible foreign governments. USASAC is responsible for life cycle management of FMS cases, from pre-letter of request, development, execution, and closure.

  • Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference promotes ideas, professional development

    Oct 5, 2011

    The annual U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Senior Enlisted Leaders Training Conference was held March 21-24 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla..

  • ASC continues support of Japan relief efforts

    Sep 30, 2011

    A forklift, issued by Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia, cleans debris from Sendai Airport in northeast Japan as a part of tsunami relief efforts. The equipment was issued to the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, which transported it north to support Logistics Task Force 35 near Sendai.

  • Left Side Navigation Package

    Aug 29, 2011

  • ECC ready to assist with the Operation Tomodachi mission

    Sep 30, 2011

    Life after an earthquake, a tsunami and currently dealing with the threat of radiation from damaged nuclear plants has left those on the East Asian island of Japan searching for answers. Expeditionary Contracting Command Soldiers and civilian are among the many providing support to those affected by the devastation.

  • Private investment key to 'Net Zero' initiative

    Jul 25, 2011

    The Army is collaborating with private sector investors to increase energy efficiency and cost-savings.

  • Fort Lee holds warm-up to Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 7, 2011) -- For the past eight years, Fort Lee has played host to the Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition, an event that showcases Soldier skills. That tradition continued this week with the sixth Ultimate Warrior Competition, the Combined Arms Support Command's version of the event that determines its representatives for the next level of Best Warrior Competition at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Ultimate Warrior kicked off Monday and concluded Wednesday with an awards ceremony. Sgt. Don Drivas of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, CASCOM claimed the top trophy. Seventeen Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from Fort Lee's Ordnance, Quartermaster and Transportation Schools participated in the event as well as Fort Jackson's (S.C.) Soldier Support Institute. They competed as the advanced individual training Platoon Sergeant of the Year, NCO of the Year, Soldier of the Year, NCO Career Counselor of the Year, Retention NCO of the Year and NCO Instructor of the Year for their respective units. The Ultimate Warrior contestants demonstrated their command of various skills in events such as the Army Physical Fitness Test, Urban Warfare and Orienteering Course, weapons qualification, combatives and various Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, those skills the Army deems necessary for combat survival. The Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition is scheduled to take place at Fort Lee in October.

  • Army teens visit Capitol Hill to meet senators, SMA

    Apr 7, 2011

    In honor of the Month of the Military Child, 12 Army teens met with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler, and their senators to share their opinions on how the Army cares for and takes seriously the needs of all members of the Army family.

  • Balikatan participants bring joy to Philippine orphanage

    Apr 7, 2011

    Smiling faces were everywhere and laughter was heard throughout the Shepherd of the Hill Orphanage as troops participating in Balikatan 2011 visited children to hand out clothing and toys during a outreach event at San Antonio, Zabales, Philippines.

  • Fort Carson unit focuses on off-duty safety

    Apr 7, 2011

    Every Friday afternoon Soldiers anticipate a safety briefing from their commanders. They stand in formation as they hear the same weekly warnings against drunken driving and domestic violence.

  • Honoring veterans of Bataan

    Apr 7, 2011

    A group of World War II veterans was honored March 27 during the largest Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • Golf instructors teach youths as part of Month of the Military Child

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Cheyenne Shadows Golf Course was overrun by young people Saturday, and golf course officials could not have been happier.

  • Army Families quality of life in a remote location, Part One

    Apr 7, 2011

    I was given an opportunity to visit Soldiers, Department of Army civilians, and their Families in Kwajalein to talk about their quality of life issues and concerns.

  • JBLM fire inspector to play for Wounded Warrior Amputee softball team

    Apr 7, 2011

    David Van Sleet, Veterans Affairs Southwest prosthetics manager and softball coach, sent out an announcement of a Congressionally funded training camp through the VA and Wounded Warrior Project Alumni databases seeking athletic, competitive amputee veterans with softball or baseball experience. He selected Will Silva, a fire prevention officer from JBLM, and 19 others from 200 applicants to participate in a spring softball training camp last month at the University of Arizona.

  • MPs test drive new armored security vehicles

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers of 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division's Military Police platoon trained on their new M-1117 Armored Security Vehicles for two weeks, and tested them on ranges here, Monday and Tuesday.

  • Army Diversity Roadmap

    Apr 7, 2011

    b>What is it'</b> The purpose of the Army Diversity Roadmap strategic guidance document is to develop and implement a strategy that contributes to mission readiness while transforming and sustaining the Army as a national leader in diversity. This initiative will help the Army prepare for a changing America and the cultural and other differences that impact the Army's global capabilities.

  • JBLM Kids Fest celebrates military children with time-machine theme

    Apr 7, 2011

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord families jump-started the Month of the Military Child with Kids Fest on March 31. The annual event lets the JBLM community show its support for military children and get creative at the same time.

  • Army Reserve Chaplain Detachment ready to deploy

    Apr 7, 2011

    Friends, families and fellow Soldiers gathered, here, Sunday, to honor the U.S. Army Reserve 9th Mission Support Command's 124th Chaplain Detachment in a small, intimate deployment ceremony.

  • Exchange to continue operations if government shuts down

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is planning to continue operations even if the U.S. government shuts down.

  • Gates visits Soldiers in Baghdad

    Apr 7, 2011

    Many of the positive changes in Iraq over the past few years have been a direct result of the efforts of the servicemembers deployed there, said Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates during a visit Thursday with Soldiers at Camp Liberty.

  • It's All in the Details

    Apr 7, 2011

    With major elements of the FORSCOM/USARC Combined Headquarters Construction Project well on the way to completion, much of the attention is now on the finer details and finish work necessary to bring work on the 631,000 sq. ft., $302M facility to a close. With more than 1.3 million "craft hours" safely logged, 1.2M sq. ft. of drywall installed and 18.5 million linear ft. of power and communications cable run, the project is moving towards a scheduled turnover to the U.S. Army on June 21.

  • ARRA: Veterans Curation Project offers opportunity, springs from gratitude

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Corps' Veterans Curation Project, funded by Stimulus, was born of the interaction between Corps archeologists and their servicemember protectors in Iraq.

  • Dignitaries attend Balikatan 2011 opening ceremony

    Apr 7, 2011

    U.S. military service members, Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel and distinguished visitors gathered April 5 for the opening ceremony of Exercise Balikatan 2011 at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo. Balikatan is an annual AFP- and U.S.-sponsored joint exercise celebrating its 27th iteration since inception in 1981. Distinguished visitors and representatives from various media outlets attended the ceremony to honor the event.

  • Machine Foreign Language Translation Systems bridge gap between Soldiers, locals

    Apr 7, 2011

    The initial solution to overcome some of the language barrier U.S. Soldiers faced in Iraq and Afghanistan was to field a quick reaction capability that could meet the immediate need, while the machine foreign language translation system could be developed.

  • Balikatan 2011 kicks off in Philippines for bilateral training

    Apr 7, 2011

    Servicemembers from the Republic of the Philippines and the U.S. military participated in the Exercise Balikatan 2011 opening ceremony April 5 at Camp Emilio Aguinaldo in Quezon City, Philippines.

  • Belvoir Little League guests of Nationals opening day

    Apr 7, 2011

    It was a cold, drizzly morning when members of Fort Belvoir Little League gathered at the grand staircase entrance of Nationals Park as guests of the Washington Nationals during the season's opening ceremony March 31.

  • Hunter team tops Stewart for 3rd ID basketball crown

    Apr 7, 2011

    It was a team made up of Family Members and retirees that topped all of the 3rd Infantry Division on the basketball court, as the Hunter Army Airfield champions, team Hardwork, defeated the Fort Stewart champion MEDDAC team, 58-53 in the 2011 3rd ID Basketball Championship.

  • Special athletes visit Fort Stewart

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers and volunteers cheered on local athletes as Fort Stewart hosted the annual Liberty County Spring Special Olympics at the Quick Track on Fort Stewart March 25.

  • Family turns dog's trauma into tale of happily ever after

    Apr 7, 2011

    On a cold March day, he was thrown into a river, his fate unknown. With all his might, he fought the icy waters of the treacherous Black River, climbed ashore, and made his way to safety.

  • Fort Stewart schools ready for online enrollment

    Apr 7, 2011

  • Great MWR Yard Sale, a bargain-hunters' delight

    Apr 7, 2011

    The big day is just around the corner.

  • Task Force Shooter Soldier receives Purple Heart Medal

    Apr 7, 2011

    During a ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier recently was awarded a Purple Heart Medal for injuries he received while deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army meets Army Teen Panel

    Apr 7, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III listens to National Guard representative Matthew Constantine, 16, during an Army Teen Panel luncheon on Capitol Hill Apr. 7. The Army Teen Panel provided teenagers a chance to share their experiences and thoughts on being part of a Military Family with members of the Congressional Military Family Caucus and senior Army leadership.

  • Wildlife jamboree brings the wild things closer to students

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Outdoor Wildlife Jamboree celebrates Month of the Military Child with a roar. Liberty County students explored the wonders of Fort Stewart's wildlife at Holbrook Pond, April 1. The jamboree is just one of many events in April recognizing the contributions and sacrifices of the sons and daughters of military parents.

  • 10th Mountain Division officer marks 25 years of service - w/pic (Arroyo) - 86 picas

    Apr 7, 2011

    Twenty-five years ago, the Internet was in its infancy, the world was mourning the loss of the Challenger shuttle crew, and Eddie Murphy was singing about his girl who liked to party all the time.

  • Lively show launches Month of Military Child

    Apr 7, 2011

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin W. Milton and Garrison Command Sgt.Maj. James E. Ervin led scores of 3, 4 and 5-year-olds in a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, thumbs-up rendition of Tooty Ta to launch the Month of the Military Child, April 1 at the Fort Stewart Youth Center.

  • New York City NCOs, Nets Basketball Win Hearts and Minds of Students, Educators

    Apr 7, 2011

    With an eye on strengthening community relationships with Brooklyn youth and education officials, Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion New York City, in conjunction with a U.S. Army PaYS partner and local education officials, spawned a great deal of goodwill during another successful community-based U.S. Army basketball clinic at BrooklynAca,!a,,cs Sheepshead Bay High School April 4.

  • Message to DoD workforce on potential government shutdown

    Apr 7, 2011

    "The department remains hopeful that a government shutdown will be averted," said Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III

  • Security assistance managers receive defense update

    Apr 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A cross section of 51 Redstone Arsenal employees from the security assistance community attended a five-day course on Security Assistance Management for CONUS programs, taught by a mobile education team from the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.

  • Security assistance managers receive defense update

    Apr 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - A cross section of 51 Redstone Arsenal employees from the security assistance community attended a five-day course on Security Assistance Management for CONUS programs, taught by a mobile education team from the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.

  • Arby's Restaurant Group to open at Stewart April 15

    Apr 7, 2011

    ATLANTA - Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. is opening its second Army and Air Force Exchange Service operated Arby's(r) restaurant in the Exchange at Fort Stewart, Georgia, April 15.

  • Spartan children participate in Night at the Museum

    Apr 7, 2011

    "It's before dawn, and I am up for another day. Across the Fort Stewart-Hinesville area, many children are still sleeping, perhaps waiting for the school bus. Not me - I am up. My dad has PT (physical training formation)."

  • Gen. Martin Dempsey testifies before Senate Armed Services Committee

    Apr 7, 2011

    Gen. Martin Dempsey testified during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., on Mar. 3, 2011. Dempsey has been nominated by the President of the United States to serve as the 37th Chief of staff of the Army.

  • ASC officer speaks to members of JROTC

    Apr 7, 2011

    Lt. Col. Steven T. Wall of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command was the keynote speaker at the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps formal ball at St. Ambrose University April 3.

  • Final sign-off for 'Log Warriors' preparing to return

    Apr 7, 2011

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The colors of the 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion were gracefully cased after the end of the 12-month tour during the Transfer of Authority ceremony March 27 at the supply support activity center, Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • Task Force Phoenix supports largest air assault in RC-East

    Apr 7, 2011

    Fierce lightning shattered the night sky March 25 as a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter's 350-pound blades sliced through the air, producing a continuous rain of thunder over the otherwise quiet Galuch Valley.

  • First Corporals Course graduates at HH

    Apr 7, 2011

    ''Look on your sleeve, blood has been shed, tears have been shed and an honor has been bestowed for you to wear that rank. Don't ever think you're just a corporal. God bless you. Semper Fi."

  • CAB Soldiers, band help honor Vietnam Vets

    Apr 7, 2011

    From a distance it looked like a group of bikers were loitering in the park. Many were wearing leather jackets with large logos on their backs, their faces worn and their expression solemn. But this wasn't a biker group. They were men and women taking part in the Georgia Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony, March 29, at Emmet Park in Savannah.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. William F. Shanahan

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Capt. William F. Shanahan

  • Belvoir plans to rebuild demolished tennis courts

    Apr 7, 2011

    Belvoir tennis lovers, don't despair. There will soon be new courts for you to play on.

  • Youth step up in dance class

    Apr 7, 2011

    Timing, coordination and creativity are important aspects of a new dance class at Fort Belvoir's Youth Center.

  • Henderson Hall hosts first Joint Services Disability Awareness Fair

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Exceptional Family Member Program at Marine Corps Community Services Henderson Hall spearheaded, with the Air Force, Army and Navy the first annual Joint Services Disabilities Awareness Resource Fair and Roundtable Discussion for military Families March 26 at Henderson Hall Smith Gym.

  • Families gather to mark Month of Military Child

    Apr 7, 2011

    Parents and children from around Fort Belvoir were special guests Monday at a dinner recognizing April as Month of the Military Child.

  • Casey shows appreciation to Army air transport group

    Apr 7, 2011

    The U.S. Army Priority Air Transport unit on Joint Base Andrews Naval Air Facility was presented with Coins of Excellence by Gen. George Casey Jr. March 23.

  • IMCOM employees: Visit imcom.army.mil for info on possible government shutdown

    Apr 7, 2011

  • 'Sabers' hold best mechanic competition

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd "Spartan" Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, held a Best Mechanic Competition at their squadron motor pool, March 25.

  • A Nose for Success

    Apr 7, 2011

  • Marne Faces, Marne Places: Month of the Military Child (Hardworking, resilient teen sets herself apa

    Apr 7, 2011

    April is Month of the Military Child. This month long celebration is a legacy of former defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and was established to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.

  • OK National Guard unit trains at Camp Shelby

    Apr 7, 2011

    Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center has welcomed approximately 3,200 Soldiers from the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

  • Sportsmen Services dedicates monument to late director

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Military and civilian leaders, family and friends gathered to dedicate a monument to a man who gave more than 65 years service to his country, many at Fort Sill. The monument stands in a grassy area near the entry to what will now and forever be called the Command Sgt. Maj. E.J. Ardoin Natural Resources and Enforcement Compound.

  • Ceremony honors Presidio CFC participants

    Apr 7, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio workforce members who assisted during the 2010 Combined Federal Campaign at the Presidio of Monterey gathered for a recognition ceremony at Munakata Hall Auditorium here March 29.

  • Soldiers fire first precision-guided mortar in Afghanistan

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Kushamond March 26 fired a 120mm Precision Guided Mortar Munitions round for the first time in Afghanistan.

  • Officer personifies Army Strong

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Many Soldiers personify Army Strong <m> 1st Lt. Collin Mooney is but one as he takes that motto to heart in his daily duties leading from the front. The tale of the tape shows this 24-year-old executive officer for 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery Advanced Individual Training is a solid 5'10", 245-pounds with a body fat of about 12 percent

  • Fort Sill hosts Special Olympics

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- From softball throws to 50-meter runs to gym activities for youngsters, about 450 athletes from Southwest Oklahoma competed in the Special Olympics April 1, at Fort Sill's Prichard Field and Honeycutt Fitness Center.

  • April is month of the Military Child

    Apr 7, 2011

    The Family Advocacy Program - BOOK CLUB choice for April is "Invisible Child" and is a true story of hope by Mary Hayward.

  • Jan. 11, 2011 -- CSA remarks to North Texas Commission Breakfast

    Apr 7, 2011

    Jan. 11, 2011 -- CSA remarks to North Texas Commission Breakfast

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    Apr 7, 2011

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    Apr 7, 2011

  • Reserve unit completes yearlong Basic Combat Training mission

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- There is no difference between active-duty and Army Reserve drill sergeants, said the commander of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, which is responsible for training new Soldiers at Fort Sill. "They (Reserve component) seamlessly integrated in the brigade," said Col. Gregory Dewitt, 434th FA commanding officer.

  • One USASAC Employee, One Big Idea

    Apr 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL - In the world of Foreign Military Sales, doing the job better and more efficiently is essential to maintaining relationships with U.S. international partners and providing life cycle management for each sales case. At the U.S. Army Security Systems Command's Performance Management Office, one employee's big idea had an even bigger impact for regional case execution operations at USASAC's New Cumberland office.

  • Children need resiliency skills, too

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Resilience is defined as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. The Army focuses on resiliency in Soldiers and is working to combat the stress that comes with frequent deployments by offering more support when they return home.

  • German top enlisted seminar at Fort Sill

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- As North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies it's very important for relations between Germany and the United States to remain strong. A group of German soldiers are stationed across the different U.S. Army centers of excellence to act as liaisons reason for that very reason.

  • 1HBCT Soldier brings home piece of history

    Apr 7, 2011

    On a grassy lot of land, nestled between a high school and homes in Holiday, Fla., Paul R. Smith Middle School stands. Although most of the students know the story of Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, the reality of his tale was brought home to them by a 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team Soldier from Iraq, April 4.

  • Mannheim teachers to move to Heidelberg as closure nears

    Apr 7, 2011

    Not since 1956 have students from Mannheim taken the bus to attend school at Heidelberg. Come August, however, nearly 200 students will travel the 20 kilometers to Heidelberg High School once again when Mannheim High School closes its doors after 55 years.

  • 1HBCT Soldiers dedicate Raider Memorial

    Apr 7, 2011

    The sun peaked out for a few hours, April 1, casting light upon Soldiers, Families, and friends of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team as they gathered by the Raider Brigade building for a very special event.

  • Vanguard Soldiers help disabled Iraqi children

    Apr 7, 2011

    RAMADI, Iraq - "Today is the kind of day where it makes you proud to be a Soldier," said 1st Lt. Jonty McCoy, platoon leader with the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division.

  • Collaboration key to master planning

    Apr 7, 2011

    As Lt. Col. Kari K. Otto spoke April 5 to the 2011 Army Master Planning Symposium at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, the slide behind her showed the same word repeated three times: collaboration. Otto, garrison commander at U.S. Army Garrison-Natick, told attendees that collaboration held the key to development of a successful installation master plan.

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