Archive: Apr 2011

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  • Barracks Life from SGT Sassy: Stop driving, get out of your car, salute

    Apr 7, 2011

    A few weeks ago I found myself outside at 5 p.m. I knew it was 5 p.m. because I could hear "To the Colors" playing on the speakers throughout post, followed by the sound of a cannon firing. I, along with the others around me, were standing silently rendering the proper honors as the colors, which we couldn't see, were taken to bed for the evening.

  • Picatinny Arsenal Hot Dog Eating Contest for Army Emergency Relief

    Apr 7, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Contestants showed their support for the Army Emergency Relief campaign by donating $10 to compete in a hot dog eating contest at the Choices cafeteria, April 6. Spectators were able to cheer on their favorite competitor while donating money to the cause in support of the competitive eater of their choice.

  • Fort Stewart celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

    Apr 7, 2011

    Fort Stewart Central Dispatch is celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, April 10-16. This week is sponsored by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials and is recognized by the United States Congress. This recognition honors the hundreds of thousands of men and women who answer emergency calls, dispatch emergency response personnel and equipment, and render life-saving assistance to the world's citizens.

  • CSA says farewell

    Apr 7, 2011

    It has been the greatest honor and privilege of my career -- and frankly of my life -- to have led the men and women of the United States Army over the last decade of war. I'm going to miss it. I'm going to miss you all, but thank you very much.

  • Kaiserslautern MP dares to make a difference

    Apr 7, 2011

    As Sgt. Mark Arnett wraps up his tenure teaching kids about the effects of drugs and alcohol, he can look back knowing he made an impact on children's lives.

  • April 3, 2011 - Testimony to Senate Armed Services Committee regarding nomination as Army Chief of S

    Apr 7, 2011

    April 3, 2011 - Testimony to Senate Armed Services Committee regarding nomination as Army Chief of Staff.

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  • HET NET Class

    Apr 7, 2011

    Soldiers of the 778th Transportation Company prepare and practice with heavy equipment movers and haulers during a Heavy Equipment Transport Net training in Kuwait.


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  • Fort Lee teen completes, wins half-marathon

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 7, 2011) -- Looking at Sadie Sandifer, one might mistake her petite stature, blond hair and shy smile as that of a typical teen girl - into clothes, music and texting. But Sadie is anything but typical - she's earning a reputation as an accomplished long-distance runner.

  • Mosque opening symbolizes hope, partnership in Kandahar

    Apr 7, 2011

    Residents of Arghandab district, Kandahar province came together in celebration, yesterday, as villagers and International Security Assistance Forces participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new mosque in Tarok Kolache.

  • Canines charm crowd: Contestants put best paws forward

    Apr 7, 2011

    Sunshine, cute doggies and excited children filled the Fort Jackson Youth Sports Complex Sunday during Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual April Fool-ish Dog Show.

  • Bednarek takes command of First Army

    Apr 7, 2011

    Lt. Gen. J. Michael Bednarek became the 36th commander for First Army April 6, in a ceremony at Fort McPherson's Hedekin Field.

  • NCO jumps into action on, off-duty

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Sgt. 1st Class Garret Brunton made no hesitation when he witnessed a vehicle cut off a motorcyclist, sending the rider to the pavement.

  • Post schedules dual retiree, Armed Forces Day event

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Two of Fort Jackson's annual events, Retiree Appreciation Days and Armed Forces Day, have been combined into one big event set to begin with a golf tournament here May 20, event coordinators said.

  • 2011 tax filing season draws to close

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Tax season is here and if you have not yet filed your tax return, I urge you to place this task at the forefront of your duties. You have a little more than a week before the deadline arrives. I would also suggest that you take advantage of the tax preparation services that are offered on post.

  • Out of bounds: SKIES, EFMP celebrate openings

    Apr 7, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Fort Jackson community came together Tuesday to mark the Month of the Military Child with the grand opening of the SKIESUnlimited building and the adjacent boundless playground.

  • Gates visits troops, meets officials in Iraq

    Apr 7, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived Iraq this evening to visit U.S. troops and to meet with Iraqi officials.


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  • First Commander's Update Brief

    Apr 7, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Tom Cosentino, deputy commander, Regional Support, reacts during the RS Commander's Update Brief (CUB) held April 6, as Maj. Gen. James B. Mallory III, deputy commanding general, both of NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan /Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, listens in.

  • Soldier 360 provides Resiliency training to Soldiers, spouses in Europe

    May 27, 2011

    NCOs unanimously say the Soldier 360, a comprehensive, leader's fitness course that instills tactics, techniques and procedures for becoming a better leader, has changed the way they see themselves and given them the tools they need to mentor others.

  • USARAF HSC earns Supply Excellence Award for third consecutive year

    Apr 7, 2011

    - It's often said that hard work pays off. And that adage rings especially true for three years in a row as Soldiers of Headquarters Support Company (HSC), U. S. Army Africa (USARAF), took top honors in the U. S. Army Europe (USAREUR) Supply Excellence Awards. Capt. Craig Porte and Cpl. Ben Roalson represented their unit at the USAREUR Combined Logistics Excellence Awards (CLEA) ceremony at Patrick Henry Village Pavilion Tuesday.

  • Celebrating Month of the Military Child: Raising strong kids year round

    Mar 30, 2012

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Army first observed the Month of the Military Child in 1986, to honor the youngest members of the Army community.

  • Heidelberg ushers in month of miltary child

    Mar 30, 2012

    Residents of Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg, Germany, were greeted by an early morning procession full of loud and excited megaphone wielding youngsters, some of whom were on foot while others happily rode along in strollers driven by equally excited adults.

  • SDDC honors high performing shippers

    Apr 6, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command honored 16 Government shippers during the SDDC 2011 Training Symposium in Dallas, Texas, for outstanding performance with the Defense Transportation System throughout 2010.

  • Military Occupational Specialty 51C, Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Contracting Noncommissio

    Apr 6, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 51C, Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (AL&T) Contracting Noncommissioned Officer (NCO), is a highly critical career field established in December 2006 to meet the Army's continuously increasing need for contingency contracting officers in the modular force. The Army is currently recruiting NCOs, in both the active and reserve components, who are interested in reclassifying to MOS 51C and meet reclassification prerequisites. Applicants must be in the ranks of promotable sergeant, staff sergeant, or sergeant first class with less than 10 years of service. Those with 13 years' service may receive waivers.

  • Face-to-face discussions to advance Warfighter support

    Apr 6, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., hosted its biannual Commanders' and Command Sergeants' Major Conference April 2 and 3 in Dallas, Texas.

  • 1st Space Brigade Sends 3 Teams in Theater

    Apr 6, 2011

    The 1st Space Brigade recently hosted a farewell ceremony at the Peterson Air Force Base theater for 16 Soldiers who will deploy into U.S. Central Command theater of operations to support overseas contingency operations.

  • March 31, 2011 - CSA's opening SASC remarks

    Apr 6, 2011

  • Army building first Block III Apache

    Apr 6, 2011

    The U.S. Army has begun construction on the first fuselage of its next-generation AH-64 Block III Apache helicopter.

  • Brig. Gen. Harvey visits ASC

    Apr 6, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Thomas Harvey (left), commanding general of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in South Korea, visited U.S. Army Sustainment Command headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, April 5. Scott Welker, deputy to the commander, briefed Harvey on ASC's most prominent programs and tasks.

  • Brig. Gen. Harvey visits ASC

    Apr 6, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Thomas Harvey (left), commanding general of the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in South Korea, visited U.S. Army Sustainment Command headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, April 5. Scott Welker, deputy to the commander, briefed Harvey on ASC's most prominent programs and tasks.

  • BG Akin Inspires Milan Students for Women's History

    Apr 6, 2011

    A living piece of Women's History, Brig. Gen. Robin Akin addresses the future for Milan High School seniors.

  • Fraser Award reflects integrity, ingenuity of a fallen Army Engineer

    Apr 6, 2011

    The first David M. Fraser Award for Engineering Excellence was just presented to Class of 2011 Cadet Erin Anthony, and Col. Stephen Ressler-a former faculty advisor to Cadet Fraser who graduated with the Class of 2004, had a few words to share. Ressler addressed a room of more than 200 West Point cadets, faculty and invited guests representing the Engineer Regiment community.

  • National Society for Black Engineers hosts expo

    Apr 6, 2011

    The West Point chapter of the National Society for Black Engineers hosted an engineering expo April 2 at Thayer Hall for seventh and eighth graders from Yonkers and the Bronx. Children selected from these schools showed an affinity for math and science and were handpicked by their principals to attend the event. The cadet-led expo involved 20 students in three modules including robotics, social networks and bridge design as well as participation in the WARCEN's skills-engagement simulation-an interactive war game simulation at Washington Hall.

  • Katrina relief work offers alternative to spring break

    Apr 6, 2011

    For the fourth consecutive year following Hurricane Katrina in 2006, West Point cadets embarked on an alternative spring break to assist the city of New Orleans in its continuing effort to recover from the devastating effects and after effect of the storm.

  • West Point Women's Boxing makes history

    Apr 6, 2011

    While West Point celebrated Women's History Month throughout March, a group of female cadets were making history of their own. On March 7, the West Point Women's Boxing Team made their debut at the Maryland Boxing Invitational, winning three of four bouts and creating a distinct presence in the arena of collegiate boxing, according to Coach Bobbi Scroggin.

  • Bliss FMWR's Friday Night Fights: Bliss Soldiers slugged it out in the name of fitness, competi

    Apr 6, 2011

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- While the expanses of the Fort Bliss Training Complex may offer some of the best training assets in the world, not every battle at Bliss is fought on the hard-scrabble plots of nearby New Mexico. Bliss Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation personnel transformed Sgt. Joshua W. Soto Physical Fitness Facility at East Fort Bliss into a canvas battlefield as they hosted the first Boxing Border Rumble of the year April 1.

  • Army Corps New York District's BRAC 133 Furniture Installation beginning to take shape

    Apr 6, 2011

    Since its inception, the Army Corps of Engineers has been a strong supporter of small business.

  • Holy mackerel: anglers fish Gulf

    Apr 6, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The last time John Wilson went on a fishing trip he was in the eighth grade and was with his father. When Wilson, a Soldier at the Capabilities and Development Integration Directorate, saw a deep sea fishing trip to Texas, offered by Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation, he jumped on the opportunity. "I have never been deep sea fishing, so I wanted to take advantage of it and do something different," he said.

  • Call of the wild beckons Army families to rediscover America

    Apr 6, 2011

    President Obama's "America's Great Outdoors Initiative," announced a year ago, sought to reinvigorate conservation and connect Americans, especially young people, with the lands and waters that are used for farming and ranching, hunting and fishing, and for families to spend quality time together.

  • Installation newsletter garners Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware top honors

    Apr 6, 2011

    For the second straight year, the "Down Range - Fort A.P. Hill" newsletter has garnered top honors in the annual Department of the Army Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware competition in the newsletter category.

  • Ecuadorian military officers visit the Defense Ammunition Center

    Apr 6, 2011

    Defense Ammunition Center and McAlester Army Ammunition Plant hosted a group of Ecuadorian military personnel with objective to gain more knowledge in the areas of explosives safety, storage, physical security and maintenance of munitions.

  • Future satellite communications will bear no resemblance to Star Wars

    Apr 6, 2011

    Researchers are redefining the costs and performance of Soldier satellite communications on-the-move to address current and future challenges.

  • AUSA Redstone Chapter - Finalist in the Professional/Technical Category

    Apr 6, 2011

    AUSA Redstone Chapter held its DA Civilian of the Year Awards Dinner 5 April, at the Von Braun Civics Center, Huntsville, Alabama. Mrs. Dana Osborne, UAS Project Office, was selected as the DA Civilian of the Year Honoree in the Professional/Technical Category, topping 5 other nominees.

  • AUSA DA Civilian of the Year - Redstone Chapter Award Recipient

    Apr 6, 2011

    Sixteen men and women were nominated by colleagues in their commands or agencies for the 2011 Civilian of the Year awards in three categories. Lars Ericsson was the selected as the DA Civilian of the Year - AUSA Redstone Chapter and also the honoree in the Executive/Management category.

  • Army looking at installations for pilot 'Net Zero' program

    Apr 6, 2011

    The Army will announce April 19, which posts have been selected to participate in the Pilot Army Net Zero Installation initiative, part of a program to conserve energy, water and waste worldwide.

  • Russell awarded National Intelligence distinction

    Apr 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARESENAL, Ala. -- Richard Russell, deputy G-2 security operations, of the U.S. Army Materiel Command received the National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction.

  • HRC senior NCO becomes Army's first enlisted Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Apr 6, 2011

    Lean Six Sigma is a program that encourages better, more efficient business practices. The Army adopted LSS in 2004.

  • Young need help too

    Apr 6, 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. While those Soldiers are away it's their children who gain a lesson in resiliency and it's something the Army Family Covenant is making sure they receive.

  • Joint Service Drill Exhibition Saturday!

    Apr 6, 2011

    The 4th annual Joint Service Drill Exhibition is this Saturday, April 9, 12:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Memorial.

  • 13th CSSB returns from Iraq

    Apr 6, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Family and friends gathered in Freedom Hall Saturday to welcome home 75 returning Soldiers of the 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.

  • Capabilities discussed at MCoE Industry Day

    Apr 6, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Top Army and civilian leaders highlighted the past, present and future Wednesday during MCoE Industry Day at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.

  • Post prepares for emergencies

    Apr 6, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - When crisis strikes, Fort Benning's Emergency Operations Center stands ready to respond.

  • ASLAV frightens Taliban, protects soldiers

    Apr 6, 2011

  • PEO C3T employee earns Lean Six Sigma honor

    Jul 5, 2011

    The objective of Douglas' Green Belt project was to improve the process and procedures required when using Government Purchase Cards (GPC) within PEO C3T. GPCs are used for purchasing supplies and higher-end products unrelated to travel. Only a select few individuals are authorized to use GPCs, usually two people per division, Douglas said.

  • Third Army, Kyrgyzstan conduct EOD information exchange

    Apr 6, 2011

  • Live Event: FY12 Budget Testimony Coverage

    Jun 2, 2011

    Watch U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Walter L. Sharp and other officials testify before the House Armed Services Committee on FY12 budget requests beginning at 1000 EDT today.

  • Deployed New York Army National Guard Troops Appear on Jumbotron to Greet Family and Friends at Alba

    Apr 6, 2011

    ALBANY, N.Y. (04/06/2011)(readMedia)-- Amid cheers from hockey fans, Soldiers of the 501st Ordnance Battalion sent smiles from Iraq to their families here April 3. Thanks to the unit's family readiness group, the Albany Devils hockey team and a satellite feed, ten Soldiers appeared on the Times Union Center's jumbotron during a break in the Devils' game against the Binghamton Senators. The families were elated to see their Soldiers, who deployed to Iraq with the unit in December. "It was awesome," said Derek George, the father of Sgt. Nicholas George, of Troy, N.Y. "It was a good feeling to see him, and see he was ok."

  • Engineer Regiment welcomes future members from the West Point Class of 2011

    Apr 6, 2011

    On March 29, the Engineer Regiment congratulated West Point Class of 2011 Cadet Erin Anthony on becoming the first recipient of the David M. Fraser Award for Engineering Excellence and Leadership during the 2011 Engineer Branch Send-off Dinner, hosted by the Society of American Military Engineer and the Army Engineer Association.

  • West Point hosts Global Leadership Conference

    Apr 6, 2011

    The 2011 West Point Global Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, was attended by more than 150 practitioners, scholars, educators and policy-makers to discuss leadership and leader development. Attendees traveled from as far as Israel and London to learn, share their experiences and provide a diverse range of insight.

  • Afghan Commandos, Police secure rural Kandahar

    Apr 6, 2011

    Commandos with the Afghan National Army's 3rd Commando Kandak and members of the Afghan National Civil Order Police, advised and assisted by U.S. servicemembers from Special Operations Task Force - South, extended security to a rural region of Kandahar province's Panjwai district in a clearing operation, March 29.

  • Forces kill several Taliban insurgents

    Apr 6, 2011

    An Afghan and coalition force killed several Taliban insurgents and detained several suspected insurgents yesterday in the Sayad district of Afghanistan's Sar-e Pul province, military officials reported.

  • Box tour connects families and Soldiers

    Apr 6, 2011

    To many spouses and family members of the Hohenfels community, "the Box" is a frequently heard yet mysterious term encompassing some nebulous idea of a training area. Melissa Spiszer, wife of Col. John Spiszer, Joint Multinational Readiness Center commander, is out to change all that.

  • Special Forces, Afghan Police patrol western Kandahar

    Apr 6, 2011

    U.S. servicemembers with Special Operations Task Force - South advise and assist members of the Afghan National Security Forces throughout southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province. Together, the partnered force reaches out to Afghan communities to help facilitate economic development projects, while also extending security throughout both populated and the more remote regions of Kandahar.

  • 2012 Best Sapper Competition

    Apr 19, 2012

    Follow the Army's 2012 Best Sapper competition, April 19-21, on Facebook.

  • U.S., Philippine teams offer free medical care during Balikatan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States servicemembers teamed together to provide free medical services to a community in the Philippines during Balikatan 2011.

  • Women's History Month Celebration

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 501st Special Troops Battalion hosted a Women's History Month celebration at the Evergreen Club on Camp Walker, South Korea Mar. 31, 2011. The 501st STB hosted the celebration to help create awareness within the Daegu enclave about the significant roles women have played in history.

  • Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias 2011

    Apr 5, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> U.S. Army South will conduct Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias 2011 (FA HUM 11) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from Apr. 4-15. FA HUM 11 is a multinational exercise which includes military and civilian personnel from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Canada, Great Britain and the United States, as well as representatives of international and regional organizations. FA HUM 11 promotes regional partnerships and cooperation and coordination among military organizations, governments, and non-governmental agencies in the conduct of disaster relief and recovery efforts.

  • Tankers go digital with Abrams upgrade

    Apr 5, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army's Program Executive Office for Ground Combat Systems is rolling out its newest fleet of Abrams tanks.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jerrie D. Reed

    Apr 5, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Jerrie D. Reed

  • Fort Hood youth design, create statue, explore faith through art

    Apr 5, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Great things are happening at The Ohana Place on Fort Hood. For proof, one has to look no further than inside the main space and former sanctuary at the renovated 19th Street Chapel, where a 1,200-pound bronze statue rests.

  • Soldiers learn to save lives

    Apr 5, 2011

    Soldiers of the 61st Chemical Company at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., participated in the TC-3 at the Medical Simulation Training Center, March 8-10.

  • Army gears up for large-scale network evaluations

    Apr 5, 2011

    As preparations for the Army's Network Integration Evaluation kick into high gear, Soldiers, engineers, combat developers and test officials are joining forces at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • ASC leaders discuss resiliency

    Apr 5, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake hosted an Army Sustainment Command resiliency briefing March 31 during which senior leaders discussed and provided feedback about the resiliency training program and how ASC can better these efforts. ASC resiliency training is offered to both Soldiers and civilians and is ongoing.

  • Veterinary support helps Philippine towns during Balikatan

    Apr 5, 2011

    Members of the U.S. military, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine Department of Agriculture, and local volunteers worked together March 28-29, during a veterinary civic action project in San Antonio, Philippines.

  • Rock Island Arsenal hosts strategic planning luncheon

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Rock Island Arsenal hosted a strategic planning luncheon April 1, including area mayors, business and education leaders to promote regional growth and workforce development.

  • IA soldiers complete GWTC combat training rotation

    Apr 5, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Iraqi soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 11th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, concluded a month-long training cycle with U.S. Soldiers at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center culminating in a battalion live fire exercise, March 31.

  • Rock Island Arsenal hosts strategic planning luncheon

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Rock Island Arsenal hosted a strategic planning luncheon April 1, including area mayors, business and education leaders to promote regional growth and workforce development.

  • Rock Island Arsenal hosts strategic planning luncheon

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Rock Island Arsenal hosted a strategic planning luncheon April 1, including area mayors, business and education leaders to promote regional growth and workforce development.

  • Internship creates opportunities for disabled students

    Apr 5, 2011

    Special program offers internship opportunities to disabled students, broadening workforce diversity.

  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 5, 2011

    The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This observance provides us an opportunity to recommit our efforts to eliminate sexual assault in the Armed Forces. The theme for SAAM 2011 is "Hurts one. Affects all. Preventing sexual assault is everyone's duty." The theme emphasizes the ability of each and every service member to prevent sexual assaults from occurring. Sexual assault continues to be the most underreported violent crime in our society.

  • 4th Brigade Paratroopers Jump Into the Wind

    Apr 5, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team execute an airborne operation.

  • Military Payday Loans

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Legal Assistance Office has recently fielded several questions from military members on Military Payday Loans. The Legal Assistance Office would like to remind service members that since Jan. 1, 2007, federal law prohibits charging more than 36 percent interest on the principal loan amount to military members. This interest rate includes; fees, service charges, renewal charges, credit insurance or any other product sold with the loan in calculating the interest rate.

  • High intensity adventure warriors

    Apr 5, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas-Soldiers and officers with the 324th Network Support Company, 41st Fires Brigade, participated in the Warrior Adventure Quest program offered through Fort Hood's Morale, Welfare and Recreation office, at the paintball course at the Belton Lake and Outdoor Recreation Area, April 1.

  • Formica visits Fort Greely's fire department and new construction

    Apr 5, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica visits Fort Greely, Alaska, and Soldiers and new construction.

  • St. Ambrose University to Conduct Information Sessions

    Apr 5, 2011

    St. Ambrose University personnel will be on the Island to hold information sessions for those who are interested in taking undergraduate, Master of Organizational Leadership, and Master of Business Administration courses through the contracted R.I. University housed in the Garrison. The perspective commands, locations and dates for these Information Sessions are listed below. If you wish to learn more about the contracted St. Ambrose University/R.I. University program, we encourage you to please stop in at your convenience.

  • A look back, TRADOC hosts history workshop

    Apr 5, 2011

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command held a history workshop at Fort Benning, Ga., March 22-24.

  • New York Guard Soldiers train on WIN-T before Afghanistan mission

    Apr 5, 2011

    Soldiers of the New York Army National Guard's Yonkers-based 101st Signal Battalion are now ready to provide Army leaders with the latest in high-tech communications technology.

  • Anonymous Online Mental Health Screening - April 2011

    Apr 5, 2011

    Alcohol plays a regular role in many aspects of society. From a happy hour beer with coworkers to champagne celebrations with family, drinking can be a very common part of life. But because it is so common, it is often difficult to recognize when alcohol becomes a problem. If you find yourself drinking to feel good, or to keep from feeling bad, it might be time to take a closer look. April is Alcohol Awareness month and is the perfect time to assess your alcohol dependence and the ways it might be affecting you at both work and home. The Rock Island Arsenal Employee Assistance Program is offering free, anonymous screenings for alcohol, depression, anxiety and other common mental health conditions. The screenings are available at: www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening enter keyword ASAP.

  • The Army Surgeon General Hosts the Royal Thai Army

    Apr 5, 2011

    U.S. Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen Eric Schoomaker, hosted a luncheon, April 4, for the Royal Thai Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Sahachart Pipithkul, and his delegation of senior medical department personnel, which included Lt. Gen. Thavatchai Sasiprapha, commander, Phramongkutklao Military Medical Center, Bangkok. This visit is an annual event in which the Thai surgeon general and a contingent of medical officers travel to the U.S. to visit the U.S. Army surgeon general and other important stakeholders in the relationship and collaboration with Thailand. The Royal Thai Army Medical Department plays a significant role in international military medicine and will host the Asia-Pacific Military Medicine Conference (with PACOM) in 2012.

  • Improved training helps forensics team prepare for Afghanistan deployment

    Apr 5, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md - When a forensics team from Aberdeen Proving Ground deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan two years ago, they left with four months notice, a crude validation exercise and had a steep learning curve. Today, the officer-in-charge of that team is busy training the new lead and his unit, who will have nine months of individual and group preparatory training with various agencies, as well as weekly contact with the current unit in place before they deploy this summer.

  • Newman's car will pay tribute to U.S. Army Reserve in Texas

    Apr 5, 2011

    Ryan Newman's No. 39 U.S. Army Chevrolet will pay tribute to the men and women of the Army Reserve in the Samsung Mobile 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race April 9, at Texas Motor Speedway.

  • CDC guests speak on safety

    Apr 5, 2011

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Emergency Services firefighters and policemen paid a visit to the Cody Child Development Center recently to speak on safety.

  • Spring bazaar gives shoppers seasonal options

    Apr 5, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground's two-day spring bazaar drew hundreds of shoppers who wanted to get a jump on season purchases.

  • FORSCOM band members train student musicians

    Apr 5, 2011

    Students from the East Lincoln Middle School band traveled from Iron City, N.C., to listen and learn in master classes and a performances conducted by the U.S. Army Forces CommandAca,!a,,cs Army Ground Forces Band.

  • Building our future

    Apr 5, 2011

  • Victim, general give personal insights into pain of sexual assault

    Apr 5, 2011

    When the keynote speaker for the Fort Hood Sexual Assault Awareness Month proclamation signing event was announced, polite applause followed her to the podium April 4, in the III Corps Headquarters. The mood in the room changed, however, as Spc. Patricia Fuentes began her remarks: "I'm the victim of a life-altering event. I was assaulted in 2007."

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