Archive: Apr 2011

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  • Fight for equal pay worth the effort

    Apr 5, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Lilly Ledbetter, a woman who tirelessly fought for nine years to earn a fair salary in the workplace, spent March 24 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., sharing her story as part of the installation's celebration of Women's History Month.

  • IMCOM expanding Army Substance Abuse Program workforce

    Apr 5, 2011

    ARLINGTON, Va. - In this unprecedented era of persistent conflict, the risk for substance abuse among our Soldiers and their Families has never been greater.

  • Dempsey emphasizes partnership during awards speech

    Apr 5, 2011

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, former U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command commanding general and soon-to-be 37th Chief of Staff of the Army, received the General of the Army Douglas MacArthur Award during a ceremony last night hosted by the Virginia Peninsula - General Douglas MacArthur Chapter of the Associated of the United States Army.

  • ARCIC FDD leads recent Officer Grade Plate review

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Chief of Staff of the Army recently approved a comprehensive approach to address the Army's Officer Grade Plate challenges in the Army Competitive Category with a net officer structure decrease of 816 positions.

  • N.Y. Guardsmen, civilian first responders team up for disaster drill

    Apr 5, 2011

    Hundreds of New York National Guardsmen, an urban search and rescue team, and local emergency service members joined forces for a three-day civil/military disaster drill, April 2.

  • Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Apr 5, 2011

  • Raid nets Taliban leader in Kandahar province

    Apr 5, 2011

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during a raid yesterday in the Zharay district of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, military officials reported.

  • 'Dauntless' holds competition for the best

    Apr 5, 2011

  • Special Troops Battalions prepare for Authority handover

    Apr 5, 2011

    Kuwait has not been known by most Soldiers who have deployed to be the center of the action. Lt. Col. Marvin Thornton, of the 1st Sustainment Brigade's Special Troops Battalion from Fort Riley, Kan. would set the record straight with Kuwait and its current tasking. Now the mission, in large part, is the responsible drawdown out of Iraq. Kuwait's logistical mission has always been important, but not central to the primary action like it has become today.

  • Iraqi police learn to sustain life during 'golden hour'

    Apr 5, 2011

    Iraqi Police officers from Babil and Karbala provinces completed training on first-response medical techniques March 30 at the Iraqi Police Academy on Contingency Operating Site Kalsu.

  • 230th Soldiers walk 'Death March'

    Apr 5, 2011

    It was a very warm start on Sunday morning, March 20, 2011, in Kuwait for the second annual Bataan Memorial Death March. That morning, more than 350 Soldiers gathered outside the Zone 1 fitness center clad in ACUs and backpacks, weighing at least 35 pounds.

  • US Army Sustainment Logistics 'Footprint' is the largest in 40 years

    Apr 5, 2011

    The logistics involved in a massive military operation are astounding. When one steps back and looks at all the planning and procedures in place to sustain the Soldiers on the ground, a question of 'How'' comes to mind. When the 230th Sustainment Brigade's S-4 section arrived in Kuwait, the question of 'How do we make this work for such a large area'' came to the forefront of their future planning.

  • 494th Truck Turn-In

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 494th Transportation Company (TC) has begun the process of handing over their heavy equipment transporter systems (HETS) to the other companies in the 718th Transportation Battalion. This is part of the 494th TC's redeployment back to Fort Campbell, Ky. The Soldiers of the 494th TC have been working hard to ensure the trucks will be in the best possible condition for their colleagues within the Battalion.

  • 5th Maint. Co. holds inactivation ceremony

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 5th Maintenance Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade cased its colors during an inactivation ceremony at the Field House in the Grafenwoehr Training Area here March 15.

  • Soldiers refine combat medical skills at state-of-the-art facility

    Apr 5, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 30th Medical Command's 557th Medical Company (Area Support) used the state-of-the-art Medical Simulation Training Center in Vilseck, Germany, from March 28 to April 1, to gain valuable experience and refine their combat medical skills.

  • 624th MCT deploys in support of Operation New Dawn

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 624th Movement Control Team, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, deployed March 10 to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Soldiers make learning about women's history 'elementary'

    Apr 5, 2011

    Soldiers and leaders of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command visited the Vogelweh Elementary School here March 29 to read to students as part of women's history month.

  • 405th AFSB accepts control of DOL mission in Europe

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 405th Army Field Support Brigade, partnered with the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, accepted command and control of Directorate of Logistics missions in the European theater from the Installation Management Command - Europe April 1.

  • New simulation center opens on Panzer Kaserne

    Apr 5, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command opened a new Joint Multinational Simulation Center in Bldg. 3005 on Panzer Kaserne here March 28.

  • 403rd AFSB provides support to Japan

    Sep 30, 2011

    Since mid-March, the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade has been issuing Army Prepositioned Stocks-4 equipment from its warehouses at Sagami Depot, south of Tokyo, for use in the tsunami relief efforts.

  • Army schedules RADical events for retirees

    Oct 14, 2011

    The Army has scheduled more than 50 Retiree Appreciation Days, or RADs, this year at communities around the world beginning in April and continuing into November.

  • VA budget request signals commitment to vets

    Oct 14, 2011

    President Barack Obama's $132 billion 2012 budget request for the Veterans Affairs Department demonstrates that despite a tight fiscal environment, the United States stands by its commitment to men and women who have served in uniform, Deputy VA Secretary W. Scott Gould told American Forces Press Service.

  • US Army Pacific unit goes wireless during exercise

    Apr 4, 2011

    The U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post went wireless March 28, during its certification exercise, or CERTEX, at Clark Air Base, Philippines.

  • Army Congressional Fellowship Program

    Apr 4, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army Congressional Fellowship Program educates selected Army officers and civilians on the importance of the strategic relationship between the Army and the Congress. It is a three-year program which includes pursuit of a master's degree in legislative affairs at George Washington University (GWU), service on the staff of a member of Congress, and utilization on the Army or joint staff in a legislative liaison duty position. The program seeks regular Army; Reserve; and National Guard officers who have demonstrated outstanding promotion potential, have combat tour experience and have recently completed successful company/battery/troop command or equivalent key developmental (KD) duties. It is also open to outstanding DA civilians who will work in a legislative liaison duty position in their parent organization.

  • Convoy Training Develops Leaders, Instills Confidence in Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2011

    The successful execution of convoys is critical to ensuring Soldiers get the supplies they need. Soldiers of the 194th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion trained on this task, and how to defend themselves, during recent training near the Korean DMZ.

  • New general for Joint Munitions Command visits Tooele Army Depot

    Apr 4, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Gustave Perna, commanding general for the Joint Munitions and Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and the Joint Munitions Command, visited Tooele Army Depot on Mar. 9 for a personal look at the installation to learn more about the depot's mission and capabilities by seeing first-hand how the depot supports the ammunition industrial base.

  • U.S. diplomats visit Kwajalein Atoll

    Apr 4, 2011

    The Department of State turned its eyes toward the Marshall Islands and Kwajalein in general during a recent trip to the area by an official from the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Frankie Reed, the deputy assistant secretary for this region, along with U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Martha Campbell, arrived March 17 at Bucholz Army Airfield on Kwajalein. By the time the two departed, they had set foot on five islands in the atoll and met scores of people.

  • Reservists, veterans recreate historic WWII scene

    Apr 4, 2011

    Sixty-eight years has passed since the day when thousands of Japanese-American volunteers in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team gathered at Iolani Palace, Hawaii, before being shipped off to World War II.

  • Command Readiness Program Provides

    Apr 4, 2011

    U.S. Army Forces Command hosted its annual Command Readiness Program March 28-30 to update senior commanders and staff on mobilization, deployment and FORSCOM's missions - to include introducing a new regulation detailing Army Force Generation. As part of the total force, all three components -- the Active Army, United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard -- were represented at the conference near Little Rock, Ark.

  • Command Readiness Program Provides Vital Forum for Total Army Discussions

    Apr 4, 2011

    U.S. Army Forces Command hosted its annual Command Readiness Program March 28-30 to update senior commanders and staff on mobilization, deployment and FORSCOM's missions - to include introducing a new regulation detailing Army Force Generation. As part of the total force, all three components -- the Active Army, United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard -- were represented at the conference near Little Rock, Ark.

  • Corps engineers judge high school physics regatta

    Apr 4, 2011

    Volunteer judges from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District judged boats built by high school students from more than 20 physics and engineering classes at Folsom and Rancho Cordova High Schools at Folsom High School's Fourth Annual Cardboard/Plywood/Whatever Regatta at Beal's Point State Park here April 1.

  • 3 Medal of Honor recipients join 350-mile bike ride to unite nation, wounded warriors

    Apr 4, 2011

    With the assistance of three Medal of Honor recipients, this year's Texas Challenge, one in the Ride 2 Recovery series, helped wounded warriors heal from the wounds of wars suffered in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • When the Watervliet Arsenal becomes part of the "Land of Opportunity"

    Apr 4, 2011

    To measure personal success one must first establish a benchmark Ac"a,! in essence a starting point Ac"a,! and then evaluate where they are at some future point. For many of us, we use different criteria in how we define success. For some, it may be a well-paying job, while for others; it may be raising kids who have gone on to college. But for one new employee at the Arsenal, we might all agree on the criterion that has helped to define him as one very successful person.

  • March 25, 2011 - Comments at the SHARP Conference

    Apr 4, 2011

  • Lunch-and-Learn at Fort McNair

    Apr 4, 2011

    The first JFHQ NCR/MDW Lunch-and-Learn session was held at Fort McNair, Mar. 31.

  • History of Army Contracting

    Apr 4, 2011

    Contracting is "the cheapest, most certain, and consequently the best mode of obtaining those articles which are necessary for the subA,A!sistence, covering, clothing, and moving of an Army." Robert Morris made this observation during the Revolutionary War.

  • JBLM reminisces in honor of Women's History Month

    Apr 4, 2011

    Soldiers and Airmen of Joint Base Lewis-McChord came togheter to celebrate Women's History Month; "Our History is our Strength!"

  • Lunch-and-Learn at Fort McNair

    Apr 4, 2011

  • Lunch-and-Learn at Fort McNair

    Apr 4, 2011

  • Presidio kicks off Month of Military Child with parade

    Apr 4, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Monterey Road Child Development Center staff, children, parents and volunteers participate in a parade April 1 to celebrate the Month of the Military Child.

  • MTT trains 29 new Pathfinders at JBLM

    Apr 4, 2011

    The MTT brings training to a local unit or base and saves the Army money by bring the training to the local unit.

  • Hertz Fellowship awarded to West Point electrical engineering cadet

    Apr 4, 2011

    West Point Class of 2011 Cadet Thomas Dean, an electrical engineering major, was named a Hertz Fellowship recipient March 31, by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

  • 1-347th Regiment hosts job fair for transitioning Soldiers

    Apr 4, 2011

    The 1-347th Regiment, 188th Infantry Brigade, made up largely of Reserve Soldiers serving in an active status, held a second job fair March 19 during its last battle assembly weekend, the first of which was successful in finding employment for five of its members.

  • ACC commanders and directors meet at Aberdeen

    Apr 4, 2011

    "Strategic Move Forward" was the theme for the Army Contracting Command's Commanders' and Directors' Offsite Conference at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, March 29-30. Participants included the commanding generals of the Expeditionary Contracting Command and the Mission and Installation Management Command, ACC contracting center executive directors and senior members of the ACC headquarters staff.

  • Greywolf Soldiers compete in quarterly competition

    Apr 4, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Units across the Army use a variety of tools to motivate, educate and recognize their Soldiers.

  • Medics extend life-saving skills to Iraqi partners

    Apr 4, 2011

    The medics of the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, traveled to the 4th Iraqi Federal Police headquarters to provide basic medical classes on administering an IV, injury treatment, first responder, running an aid station, and other basic combat lifesaver skills.

  • 'Saber' Squadron Medics Extend Life-Saving Skills to Iraqi Partners

    Apr 4, 2011

    In a ceremony conducted at the 4th Federal Police's Headquarters on March 31, ten members of the 4th Federal Police received certificates after completing a Combat Lifesaver course provided by the medics from the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center.

  • Black Jack Soldiers field fire new grenade launcher

    Apr 4, 2011

    2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division field fire the new M230 Grenade Launcher

  • Third Army builds the best: How a mix of Soldiers from around the world are building the Army's

    Apr 4, 2011

  • Fort Monmouth continues support of NJ students through science symposium

    Apr 4, 2011

    Engineers and scientists from Fort Monmouth joined partners from the Department of Defense and Monmouth University to support student research in science and engineering at the 49th Annual Monmouth Junior Science Symposium at Monmouth University and Gibbs Hall March 31 - April 1.

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    Apr 4, 2011

    Photo of CSM pumarejo promoting an Airman to Tech. Sgt. This is the first time in Pumarejo's 30-year career he has promoted a member of another service.

  • Operational Readiness Inspection makes sure JBM-HH stays prepared

    Apr 4, 2011

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall underwent an Operational Readiness Inspection at Bldg. 219 last month. The evaluation, conducted by Installation Management Command Northeast Region, lasted from March 14 - 18.

  • 99 Airmen Soar to Perfection

    Apr 4, 2011

    99 Airmen from the Air Force District of Washington and Soldiers from the 12th Aviation Battalion at Davison Army Airfield on Fort Belvoir participated in a deployment readiness exercise.

  • Historic deployment begins with historic monument

    Apr 4, 2011

    One can travel the world from the Acropolis in Athens to the pyramids of the ancient Mayan Empire and find no structure older or more emblematic of civilizationAca,!a,,cs beginning than the Ziggurat of Ur found in modern day Iraq.

  • Children glean life lessons on wrestling mat

    Apr 4, 2011

    Stuttgart families are devoted to wrestling. That much was clear at the Child, Youth and School Services regional wrestling tournament hosted in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart at the Patch High School gym March 26.

  • Don't let moving day catch you by surprise: Protect belongings, peace of mind

    Apr 4, 2011

    In light of the warehouse fire last fall, which destroyed the household goods of 120 military families stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart, families planning a permanent change of station this summer may be wondering how to ensure maximum protection of their belongings. There are several steps military families can take, such as taking an inventory.

  • USAR leadership describes future initiatives

    Apr 4, 2011

    The U.S. Army Reserve commanding general and command sergeant major held a town hall meeting at Patch Barracks March 20 to brief reservists stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart on the Army Reserve 2020 Vision and Strategy, the Army Reserve's road map for the future.

  • New command sergeant major strives for overall excellence

    Apr 4, 2011

    ''Whatever job you do you've got to do your best - always." This credo has informed the career of Command Sgt. Maj. Necati Akpinar, the new command sergeant major for Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Originally from Turkey, the 20-year career Soldier said he strives for excellence.

  • Forum aids women seeking to enhance careers

    Apr 4, 2011

    Accomplished professionals revealed their strategies for success during the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Women's Leadership Forum held March 24 on Patch Barracks.

  • Terrorists won't attack what they can't see

    Apr 4, 2011

    Although there is no specific threat to U.S. personnel and their dependants serving in Germany, the U.S. Department of State has issued a general worldwide caution to Americans overseas that there are terrorists everywhere in the world and they can attack Americans by any means possible.

  • Prevention: Stuttgart's ACS drives activities for April's Child Abuse, Sexual Assault Prev

    Apr 4, 2011

    The total well-being of service members and their families is critical to the military community, and preventing abuse is one of many ways that Army Community Service is seeking to improve quality of life in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart. ACS will host a variety of programs in April, which is both Sexual Assault Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, to promote education and awareness on similar services offered year-round.

  • DoD to drop social security numbers from ID cards

    Apr 4, 2011

    Beginning June 1, Social Security numbers on military identification cards will begin to disappear, said Air Force Maj. Monica M. Matoush, a Pentagon spokeswoman.

  • Third Army, Lebanon EOD experts come together for information exchange

    Apr 4, 2011

  • Team leader excels at critical air defense mission

    Apr 4, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Drops of sweat poured down from Spc. Dustin Cantu's chin onto his gear, which were already soaked with mud and rain.

  • US Army leaders map way ahead in South Korea

    Apr 4, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - U.S. Army leaders mapped the way ahead in South Korea during a Strategic Planning Conference here, March 29 - 31.

  • Kwajalein Atoll responds in wake of tsunami warning

    Sep 28, 2011

    As a tsunami radiated from epicenter of the March 11 earthquake that struck Japan and spread east through the Pacific, decisions were being made on Kwajalein about local repercussions, their severity and possible courses of action. The meteorologists at Kwajalein Weather Station relayed word of a tsunami warning to Col. Joseph Gaines and his staff, and an emergency operations center was activated at the Command Headquarters building around 8:30 p.m. After weighing predicted wave size, direction and speed, Gaines was advised to have the communities of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur take shelter in the upper levels of buildings and residences.

  • Earthquake leaves depot employees stranded at Tokyo airport

    Sep 28, 2011

    Chuck Holland and Gary Holbrook, civilian employees from the Tooele Army Depot (TEAD), Ammunition Equipment and Manufacturing Directorate, were stranded at the Narita International Airport, near Tokyo, for over 24 nerve-racking hours waiting for an airplane back to the United States.

  • Army Child of Year develops 'deployment kit'

    Mar 30, 2012

    April is "Month of the Military Child" and Kyle Hoeye, the 16-year-old child of Arizona National Guard Sgt. 1st Class James and Michaelena Hoey, was selected as this year's Army Child of the Year.

  • Change of responsiblity leaves big boots to fill

    Oct 13, 2011

    Soldiers of the 158th Infantry Brigade stood on the parade field at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center March 31 to honor and say goodbye to a man they have followed since 2007: Command Sgt. Maj. Jose Vega.

  • Army Medicine Supports Operation Tomodachi

    Sep 30, 2011

    Medical assets from the Western Regional Medical Command supported the efforts of U.S. Army North in the evacuation of thousands of military Family members following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the subsequent threat of radiation exposure there.

  • Area I defeats Osan for Pacific hoops title

    Apr 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD - All Army player Michael Smart led the Area I All Stars to the 2011 March Madness Pacific Regional Basketball Championship at Anderson Air Base, Guam, March 20-23.

  • Spouses learn to 'Keep Off Pounds in Korea'

    Apr 3, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD - More than 20 spouses gathered for the first Area I "Keeping Off Pounds In Korea" meeting at the Camp Red Cloud Pear Blossom Family Outreach Center March 16.

  • 'It's Now or Never:' 2nd Infantry Division Solder takes grand prize

    Apr 3, 2011

    CAMP CASEY - He went to sign up just one day before the competition and was told all the slots were filled. But when the curtain dropped, no-shows thrust him under the bright lights during which he belted out Elvis Presley's "It's Now or Never" and with an assist from an enthusiastically approving audience, he walked off with the grand prize.

  • Afghan border bazaar

    Apr 3, 2011

    Photos from the busy Afghanistan-Pakistan border bazaar in Weesh, Afghanistan.

  • Balikatan 2011

    Apr 2, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> Balikatan 2011 is a Republic of the Philippines-U.S. bilateral military humanitarian assistance and training exercise held April 5-15 in the Philippines. U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC), the Army Service Component Command in the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility, is executive agent for Balikatan. About 6,000 U.S. servicemembers will train with Armed Forces of the Philippines personnel during the joint bilateral exercise. Components of Balikatan include civil-military operations, field training exercises and a command post exercise. This will be the 27th exercise in the Balikatan series and will be held under the auspices of the Mutual Defense Treaty and Visiting Forces Agreement.

  • Family Programs delivers support to military families through Yellow Ribbon

    Apr 2, 2011

    The USACAPOC (A) Yellow Ribbon events are made possible by the strong Family Programs team and the help of several passionate volunteers

  • Finding the Best Warrior - The 350th Civil Affairs Command pits its Civil Affairs Soldiers against e

    Apr 2, 2011

    The 350th Civil Affairs Command pits its Civil Affairs Soldiers against each other in Sunny Florida.

  • Afghan Air Force discusses partnership with Task Force Thunder

    Apr 2, 2011

    Afghan Air Force Maj. Gen. Abdul Razik Sherzai, the commander of the Kandahar Air Wing, along with members of his staff, met with Task Force Thunder commander Col. Todd Royar and his subordinate leaders to evaluate how the two organizations could best work together.

  • USF-I personnel participate in scouting program

    Apr 2, 2011

    During deployment, service members rarely have the opportunity to interact with the Iraqi population or experience the local culture first-hand.

  • USF-I personnel participate in scouting program

    Apr 2, 2011

    During deployment, service members rarely have the opportunity to interact with the Iraqi population or experience the local culture first-hand.

  • Partnership training prepares for detainee transfer

    Apr 2, 2011

    In anticipation of the withdrawal of the U.S. forces from Iraq, buildings and equipment are just some of the things being transferred to the people of this nation.

  • BCTC course plays key role in Iraqi Army's future

    Apr 2, 2011

    As the Iraqi Army continues to increase their defense capabilities, Iraqi soldiers are learning not only how to operate new equipment, but how to properly recover and maintain damaged equipment.

  • Dogs play vital role in search missions

    Apr 2, 2011

  • U.S., Iraq combine efforts on aquacultural wetlands project

    Apr 2, 2011

    Since 2007, the U.S. military and State Department have been working with the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture and farmers to revitalize the fishing industry in Iraq. An organized project known as the Development and Spawning of Rare Fish was established to increase the population of rare species of fish in the marshes and wetlands in southern Iraq.

  • Cavalry's elite

    Apr 2, 2011

    Soldiers of the Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, serving on Contingency Operating Site Kalsu, recently had the opportunity to join their brothers and sisters in the highly coveted "Order of the Spur," pushing themselves and their comrades during a traditional Cavalry "Spur Ride."

  • Army demonstrating wideband waveforms

    Apr 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army is planning to demonstrate the ability of wideband waveforms such as Soldier Radio Waveform, or SRW, and Wideband Networking Waveform, known as WNW, to move voice, video, data and images faster, further and more efficiently than legacy waveforms across the battlefield through ad-hoc mobile networking, service officials said.

  • Dengue fever cases initiate preventive measures

    Apr 1, 2011

    HONOLULU - The Hawaii State Department of Health, or DOH, is investigating two confirmed cases and two suspected cases of Oahu residents who had become ill with dengue fever, in late February, according to a recent DOH news release.

  • SMA says retention-control points to shape force

    Apr 1, 2011

    As part of a "right-shaping" of the force, the Army will adjust retention-control points for Soldiers this fall.

  • Boy Scouts build benches for AMR

    Apr 1, 2011

    ALIAMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - An Army teen living, here, recently developed and planned a community service project that will benefit his community for years to come.

  • FMWR plans monthlong events for kids in Hawaii

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Child, Youth and School Services is kicking off Month of the Military Child with a ton of fun activities, here.

  • Warrior Training Center produces tough Guard Soldiers

    Apr 1, 2011

    Soldiers not in shape may need to schedule some extra gym time before attending one of the National Guard's Warrior Training Center courses at Fort Benning, Ga., or they might not make the cut.

  • Deadline approaches for filing 2010 taxes

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Already this year, our Hawaii Army Tax Centers have processed more than $2 million worth of refunds and saved the military community more than $500,000 in filing fees.

  • Designated drivers stay safe with free soft drinks, coffee

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - A new designated driver campaign kicks off throughout U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, starting April 1.

  • AMC CG visits ACC

    Apr 1, 2011

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Materiel Command commanding general, visited the U.S. Army Contracting Command and Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters facilities at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., March 22 and presented coins to three employees.

  • Extreme challenge: JROTC cadets climb, swim, rappel in islandwide leadership challenge

    Apr 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 40th Annual JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge, or JCLC, was conducted at Area X, here, March 11-17.

  • Fort broadcaster wins first place

    Apr 1, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- One of Fort Huachuca's own, a broadcast journalist from U.S. Army Garrison Public Affairs, won first place in the 2010 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Journalism Awards Competition.

  • Team 6 bids farewell to 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Soldiers

    Apr 1, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski commander of U.S. Army Pacific and USARPAC Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Leota bid farewell to 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii March 31.

  • 86th ESB Soldiers return after yearlong deployment

    Apr 1, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- After 12 months of worrying, wondering and waiting, friends and family members were on hand to welcome home the advanced party Soldiers of the 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion in the early morning hours of March 24.

  • RDECOM program wins SecArmy award

    May 31, 2011

    U.S. Army scientists have developed an improved surface-coating method to reduce air pollution and save $1 billion during the next 15 years. Senior Army leaders gathered at APG's Ball Conference Center April 1 to recognize the Sustainable Painting Operations for the Total Army program.

  • Womack Army Medical Center assists victims of sexual assault

    Apr 1, 2011

    The Department of Emergency Medicine at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg is the only Army medical center that offers a comprehensive program for victims of sexual assault. Sexual assault nurse examiners are a team of 12 nurses, primarily based in the Emergency Department and other clinical areas of WAMC, who are specially trained to meet victims' medical, emotional and legal requirement. Additionally, they ensure compliance with all laws and Army regulations.

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