Archive: Apr 2011

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  • Landstuhl provides advanced care for wounded warriors

    Apr 27, 2011

    The pace never slows at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, in Germany, the largest U.S. military medical facility outside the United States and the first stop for wounded troops evacuated from the war zones.

  • Medal of Honor recipient shares story with Fort Benning troops

    Apr 27, 2011

    In Cai Lay, Vietnam, Nov. 18, 1967, a young Soldier helped rescue his injured comrades by swimming across a river on an air mattress despite having a broken back, three broken ribs, shrapnel wounds, a gunshot wound and not being able to swim.

  • Army Ground Forces Band bids Atlanta farewell with reunion concert

    Apr 27, 2011

    Past and current members of the U.S. Army Forces Command's Army Ground Forces Band will hold a reunion concert in what will be a final public performance before the band moves from Fort McPherson, Ga., to Fort Bragg, N.C. The concert will be held at the McEachern High School Performing Arts Center in Powder Springs, Ga., at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 30. Admission is free and no tickets are required. More than 50 AGFB alumni band members are expected to come in for the concert, some from as far away as Shickshinny, Penn.; Exeter, N.H.; Owatonna, Minn.; Cherokee, Iowa; and Missoula, Mont. The current band consists of 64 Soldiers and two officers. The band and FORSCOM will move to Fort Bragg, this summer in compliance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure legislation.

  • 497th MCC deploys to Afghanistan

    Apr 27, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Twenty-one Soldiers with Fort Benning's first active movement control company deployed Wednesday to Afghanistan.

  • Unit Anti-terrorism Officer Course

    Apr 27, 2011

    The JFHQNCR/MDW Anti-terrorism Branch chief, Marvin Solomon, stands with the most recent graduating "Unit Anti-terrorism officer Course" at Fort Belvoir, 22 Apr. 2011.

  • Medal of Honor - Pvt. 1st Class Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano - Official Narrative

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Medal of Honor - Pvt. 1st Class Henry Svehla - Official Narrative

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Medal of Honor - Pvt. 1st Class Henry Svehla - Presidential Remarks

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Medal of Honor - Pvt. 1st Class Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano - Presidential Remarks

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Training program produces quality (assurance) interns

    Apr 27, 2011

    On Nov. 1, 2007, then-Secretary of the Army Pete Geren accepted a report from an independent commission on Army acquisition and program management in expeditionary operations.

  • Newman's car in Richmond to pay tribute to U.S. Army medical personnel

    Apr 27, 2011

    Ryan Newman's U.S. Army Chevrolet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, Va., April 30, 2011, will pay tribute to the U.S. Army Medical Department and the men and women who comprise the specialized Army Health Care Team.

  • Looking ahead with new SMA: Raymond F. Chandler III takes reins as sergeant major of the Army

    Apr 27, 2011

    At a small, rather quiet ceremony that was standing-room-only in the Pentagon Auditorium, March 1, 2011, Raymond F. Chandler III was sworn in as the 14th sergeant major of the Army.

  • Ugandan, U.S. Soldiers build aerial resupply capacity during Atlas Drop 11

    Apr 27, 2011

    Exercise Atlas Drop 11 came to a close with a ceremony at Drop Zone Blue near Olilim, Uganda, April 20 following three days of aerial-delivery resupply practice missions. "Soldiers have had the opportunity to learn and to develop friendships and partnerships with the Soldiers they've worked with here from the UPDF," said Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg, commander, U.S. Army Africa. "For us, that is absolutely invaluable. This has been a successful exercise. A lot of work, but it was well worth it."

  • Troops explore current, future energy solutions at Mobile Electric Power event

    Jul 14, 2011

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who deal hands-on with battlefield power converged at the fourth annual Power User Conference held by the Department of Defense's Project Manager, Mobile Electric Power, where they participated in small-group discussion sessions, attended system demonstrations and provided key feedback on current and next-generation equipment.

  • Efficiency Initiative Improves Operational Awareness

    Apr 27, 2011

    By improving operational awareness stemming from reports submitted by his organization's acquisition programs, Mr. Jeffrey "Thom" Hawkins earned his Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Black Belt Certification, with his efforts yielding both operational and financial benefits for the entirety of Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T). "Lean Six Sigma provides a framework for solving a process problem," said Hawkins, program analyst for PEO C3T Business Management Division, Program Analysis Branch, "Although you may think of a solution on your own, the rigor of stepping through a problem in phases-define, measure, analyze, improve, control-allows you to understand the problem better and evolve a more thorough solution."

  • Army seeking 'frank' Soldier feedback on power sources

    Apr 27, 2011

    The "Power Sources Feedback" user group is designed so that Warfighters can share frank observations and recommendations directly with CERDEC Army Power engineers as they prepare to host the Joint Services Power Expo, May 2-5, 2011, at the Myrtle Beach, S.C., Convention Center.

  • National Guard responds to domestic disasters

    Apr 27, 2011

    About 900 National Guard members are responding today to floods, fires, tornadoes, and other emergency situations in six states.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers breaks ground on $5.5M ammunition bunker project

    Apr 27, 2011

    KABUL Aca,!" The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on a $5.5 million ammunition bunker project located in the Pol-e-Charki province of Kabul in support of the Afghanistan National Army, April 26.

  • Award-winning maintenance team keeps training on track in Europe

    Apr 27, 2011

    By demonstrating a willingness to help others and a strong work ethic, the Department of the Army (DA) selected the JMTC Organizational Maintenance Activity as the 1st place winner of the DA Award for Maintenance Excellence for fiscal year 2010.

  • Operation Proper Exit: Wounded Warriors return to Iraq

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Operation Proper Exit: Wounded Warriors return to Iraq

    Apr 27, 2011

  • Soldier runs Combatives program in Korea

    Apr 26, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Sgt. 1st Class Eric Roberts firmly placed his chest and arms onto his opponent, forcefully applying pressure while he spins his entire body in a clockwise rotation.

  • Family and MWR Command participates in 2011 Installation Management Symposium

    Apr 26, 2011

    Hundreds of garrison and headquarter-level employees from the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command recently participated in professional development sessions at the 2011 Installation Management Command Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Warrior Adventure Quest Reduces High-risk Behavior

    Apr 26, 2011

    Two years ago, Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation Command began offering Army battalions a pilot program called Warrior Adventure Quest. WAQ includes high-adventure recreation activities to help Soldiers transition from combat operations to a "new normal," reducing the potential for high-risk behaviors that are counterproductive or otherwise harmful.

  • Army National Guard Resilience, Risk Reduction, and Suicide Prevention Task Force

    Apr 26, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The Army National Guard (ARNG) established a Resilience, Risk Reduction, and Suicide Prevention (R3SP) Task Force to synchronize ARNG health promotion and risk reduction efforts, including procedures to review, assess, and manage Task Action Plans (TAPs) developed in conjunction with the Army's Health Promotion and Risk Reduction Council (HP&RRC).

  • IMCOM adopts local park, celebrates Earth Day with USAEC, city of San Antonio

    Apr 26, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Army Installation Management Command and Army Environmental Command employees traded in business casual clothes for gardening gloves and jeans and got to work polishing their newest "installation," John James Park near Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • ACC holds monthly Small Business Workshop

    Apr 26, 2011

    U.S. Army Contracting Command Office of Small Business personnel answer questions from the attendees at the April Small Business Workshop. This month's training was held in coordination with the Women's Business Center of North Alabama at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce April 26. Approximately 40 small business owners were in attendance. Highlights of the workshop were tweeted live from the event at www.twitter.com/ArmyContracting.

  • Deployed Duke Brigade shares Afghanistan mission on Army Strong Stories

    Apr 26, 2011

    3-1 Infantry Brigade Combat team Soldiers are blogging from Afghanistan on armystrongstories.com

  • Top public affairs professionals recognized at Installation Management Symposium

    Apr 26, 2011

  • Soldier blogging website adds mobile app

    Apr 26, 2011

    Army Strong Stories, the U.S. Army's blog where every Soldier is invited to blog about day-to-day life in the military, is now available as an iPhone app and mobile website.

  • 'Doolittle Doed It!'

    Apr 26, 2011

    April marks the 69th Anniversary of Jimmy Doolittle's famous "30 seconds over Tokyo" air raid which marked the first offensive blow of the United States in the Pacific War during World War II.

  • Fort Hood launches new effort to prevent bullying

    Apr 26, 2011

    A collaboration of the Fort Hood Police, Killeen Independent School District and Child, Youth and School Services launched the "Band Together Against Bullying" program at Smith Middle School, here.

  • APG youth graduate D.A.R.E. program

    Apr 26, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Parents, friends and community leaders cheered on the sidelines as more than 100 children graduated the Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., program during a ceremony at the Aberdeen Proving Ground North Youth Center April 13.

  • Tobyhanna first in AMC to launch AIT, sets stage for future

    Apr 26, 2011

    Tobyhanna Army Depot became the first to implement Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) March 31.

  • A historic light

    Apr 26, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Garrison APG Commander Col. Orlando W. Ortiz and RDECOM Commanding General Maj. Gen. Nick Justice will lead the installation and community in the relighting of Maryland's oldest standing lighthouse May 21 as part of APG's Armed Forces Week celebrations.

  • Prescription drug 'take back' day set for April 30

    Apr 26, 2011

    On April 30, Soldiers and Army families have the opportunity to turn in those unused or expired prescription medications that are taking up space and posing health risks in the bathroom medicine cabinet.

  • Depot embarks on Navy overhaul mission

    Apr 26, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - Its official, Tobyhanna Army Depot is certified to overhaul a sophisticated piece of Navy equipment.

  • APG, partners rescue eagle chick

    Apr 26, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A young Aberdeen Proving Ground eagle recently found itself blown out of its nest after a violent storm and was rescued and placed with a "foster family."

  • Sustainers bid farewell to deputy commander

    Apr 26, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 26, 2011) - The 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) celebrated the career of one of its original members during a retirement ceremony, Thursday April 21 at Olive Theater.

  • Reset workload on CVRJ assets underway

    Apr 26, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - War damaged counter-measure assets started arriving at Tobyhanna Army Depot for test and repair in January. Since then, employees here have Reset hundreds of Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Vehicle Receiver/Jammers (CVRJ) to perform their wartime mission as part of a new workload.

  • Readiness Management Division MilDep prepares Soldiers for the fight

    Apr 26, 2011

    Throughout his 20 years as a commissioned officer in the Army, serving in units from armor to special operations as well as in a myriad of acquisition assignments, Lt. Col. Michael L. Rodriguez has helped redefine many of the readiness operations and procedures that prepare Soldiers for the fight. "He is an outstanding leader, clearly defining roles and responsibilities for three diverse branches and synchronizing efforts across RMD on a daily basis to ensure mission accomplishment," said Joseph Hollenbeck, Readiness Management Division (RMD) chief for Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications-Tactical (PEO C3T).

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot -- Down Range

    Apr 26, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. -Thomas "Bernard" Holmes, Chief, New Equipment Training Division, Field Logistics Support, deployed to Iraq for eight months to support the Logistics Information System (LIS) mission formerly known as Standard Army Management Information Systems (STAMIS).

  • Tobyhanna Army Depot -- Down Range

    Apr 26, 2011

    Purchasing agent Tony Bell deployed to Afghanistan to support the CREW (Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare) mission. He works for the CECOM Contracting Center-Sector T.

  • Elite group honors depot engineer for Firefinder work

    Apr 26, 2011

    TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, PA. - A Tobyhanna mechanical engineer is now a member of the Order of Saint Barbara for supporting United States field artillery while working on a critical radar system.

  • Soldiers, ANSF, distribute 6,000 coats to rural Afghans

    Apr 26, 2011

    U.S. and Afghan forces handed out hundreds of coats to people living in the rural village of Charwazi, Afghanistan, April 19.

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    Apr 26, 2011

  • All-American Jumpmaster-Competition fierce, competence high

    Apr 26, 2011

    "If you want to be a leader in the 82nd Airborne, you have got to be a Jumpmaster," said Sgt. 1st Class Teigh Statler, platoon sergeant with Battery A, 1st Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Children learn about work, environment at Natick

    Apr 26, 2011

    At the same time they discovered what their parents do for work, children learned to appreciate the environment April 22, 2011, at Natick Soldier Systems Center's 14th annual "Bring Your Daughters & Sons to Work/Earth Day."

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT and MDA host Safety Day

    Apr 26, 2011

    USASMDC/ARSTRAT and MDA to host Safety Awareness Day

  • Bringing history to life, recording for posterity

    Apr 26, 2011

    Just days before the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War, Mark Hubbs and Stephen Hutson, both U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command employees, participated in a documentary filming of the Battle at Shiloh, which occurred April 6-7, 1862.

  • Cone to assume command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

    Apr 26, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. - Lt. Gen. promotable Robert W. Cone, designated as Commanding General, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, will assume command here Friday, April 29, during a 10:30 a.m. ceremony in Continental Park hosted by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army.

  • Top Army environmental performers recognized

    Apr 26, 2011

  • Sustainers Compete for Top NCO, Soldier

    Apr 26, 2011

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (April 21, 2011) - Eleven Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from across the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) competed for the NCO and Soldier of the Year title during a competition here April 18-21.

  • Munitions knowledge at your fingertips

    Apr 26, 2011

    The Ammunition Multimedia Encyclopedia was created to provide Soldiers and ammunition civilians in the field a reach-back information center that provides key data related to new munitions items and inspection points.

  • Army's new Lakota packed with high-tech gear

    Apr 26, 2011

    The Army National Guard is preparing to receive the first light utility helicopter equipped with a new, state-of-the-art mission equipment package.

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    Apr 26, 2011

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  • Army Medicine focuses on patient-centered care

    Apr 26, 2011

    "A health care team that knows you well, takes care of your needs, coordinates other parts of the health care system and keeps the patient at the center-would you like that kind of care' People who answer yes to that will be happy with what we're doing," said Lt. Col. Timothy Caffrey, primary care staff officer at U.S. Army Medical Command headquarters.

  • SDDC supports Navy Prepositioning Program

    Apr 26, 2011

    The men and women of 834th Transportation Battalion, Military Ocean Terminal Concord, Calif., spent several days recently unloading and loading more than 550 large, 20-foot-by-10-foot containers to and from a Military Sealift Command vessel, the "TSgt. John A. Chapman."

  • Countering health threats before deploying

    Apr 26, 2011

    Anyone who has ever deployed knows there are many protective actions that need to be taken prior to going overseas.

  • 68W battlefield first responders

    Apr 26, 2011

    "Medic!" This cry has been heard on battlefields for centuries, beginning with Baron Dominique-Jean Larrey's establishment of battlefield medical treatment during the Napoleonic wars.

  • Battlefield medicine and the urgency to save Soldiers

    Apr 26, 2011

    Gold and platinum aren't rare elements on today's front lines. Army doctors, nurses and medics are measuring the speeds of battlefield care in a "golden hour" and a few "platinum minutes" daily in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Regenerative medicine working wonders

    Apr 26, 2011

    Some practices of military medicine were largely unchanged over the past decade, until 2008 when the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine was established. The AFIRM set out to research the feats of regeneration that the human body is capable of, and determine how those feats could translate to medical breakthroughs with the potential to change medicine.

  • ASIST for Life

    Apr 26, 2011

    Suicide in the National Guard is on the rise. Chaplains and counselors constantly seek to implement tools to combat this threat to their Soldiers. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, known as ASIST, is one such tool.

  • New disability evaluation system benefits Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2011

    A joint initiative between the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs aims to simplify and streamline the delivery of disability services and benefits for wounded, injured or ill servicemembers who are unable to continue service.

  • Easter service at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

    Apr 25, 2011

    Coalition servicemembers and civilian contractors march in a procession during an Eastern Orthodox observance of Easter or Pascha (a Christian version of Passover) at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, April 23, 2011.

  • British Army band performs on Yongsan Garrison

    Apr 25, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The United Kingdom's Band and Bugles of the Rifles held a performance in remembrance of the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Imjin River here April 20.

  • KATUSA-U.S. Friendship Week held in South Korea

    Apr 25, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 2011 KATUSA-U.S. Soldier Friendship Week was held here April 19 - 21, hosted by the Republic of Korea Army Support Group.

  • 9th MSC announces Best Warriors of the Pacific

    Apr 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Reserve's 9th Mission Support Command announced the winners of the 2011 Army Reserve-Pacific Best Warrior Competition in an awards ceremony here, today. Sgt. Gerald Manansala, an interior electrician for the 797th Engineer Company in Barrigada, Guam, and Spc. Jessica Storch, a medic with the 1984th U.S. Army Hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska, were announced the 9th MSC's "best warriors," earning the titles of noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the year, respectively.

  • Army Regulation 525-29: Army Force Generation

    Apr 25, 2011

    <b> What is it' </b> In 2006, the Secretary of the Army approved Army Force Generation (ARFORGEN) as the Army's core process for generating forces in support of Combatant Commanders and other Army requirements. ARFORGEN provides a continuous supply of forces to the warfighter, builds readiness and strategic depth, and sustains the all volunteer force.

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt graduation

    Apr 25, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Francis R. Wiercinski, Commander, U.S. Army Pacific presided over the graduation of 16 Black Belt candidates April 22 at Shafter Flats, Hawaii. Black Belt training is a four-week course that trains the candidates in Lean Six Sigma practices, principles and tools to improve quality, speed up processes, reduce cost and enhance capability. Wiercinski made graduation remarks, presented completion of training certificates, and took a photo with each graduate. In his graduation remarks Wiercinski cited the important role each Black Belt would play in the coming year in helping to realize efficiencies for their organizations. He also thanked the instructors for the four weeks of teaching, coaching, and mentoring of the candidates.

  • Corps' first multi-benefit project moves forward at Hamilton City

    Apr 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is nearing construction on a first-of-a-kind project in Hamilton City, Calif. Slated to begin summer 2012, the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project focuses on measures that produce both flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration benefits under the first successful application of Planning Civil Works Projects under the Environmental Operating Principles (EC 1105-2-404.) This Corps environmental sustainability guideline states projects should be formulated for multiple purposes whenever possible, subject to budgetary constraints.

  • FACEBOOK- U.S. Army North

    Apr 25, 2011

  • Army North You Tube Videos

    Apr 25, 2011

  • Army medicine rubs elbows with Ivy League

    Apr 25, 2011

    The Army Medical Department made history and in the process cracked open a door to military recruiting that's been tightly closed for more than 40 years. Students, faculty and staff at the Yale School of Medicine toured of a mock version of a forward surgical hospital on display on campus, April 14, 2011.

  • Military, civilian community members join together to honor veterans

    Apr 25, 2011

  • Army MWR contest promotes healthy lifestyle, resiliency

    Apr 25, 2011

    Fifty-nine garrisons worldwide will participate in the "Strong B.A.N.D.S." promotion in support of National Sports and Fitness Month, in May.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Sylvia M. Archie

    Apr 25, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Sylvia M. Archie

  • Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins selected to command First Army Division West at Fort Hood

    Apr 25, 2011

  • ACS child abuse seminar helps Fort Polk identify predators

    Apr 25, 2011

    FORT POLK, La. - To coincide with April's designation as Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program hosted a child abuse seminar April 13 at the Warrior Community Center.

  • AFAP conference serves to bring Soldier, Family issues to forefront

    Apr 25, 2011

  • ASC hosts resiliency training

    Apr 25, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command Soldiers and civilians gathered at ASC headquarters for resiliency training, April 21. ASC is working to develop a strong, resilient workforce that stands shoulder to shoulder, able to overcome challenges and bounce back from adversity. The theme of the training was "Put it in Perspective," which focused on self awareness, self regulation, optimism, mental agility, strength of character and developing connections amongst ASC employees.

  • Pillows show support, love for deployed Fort Polk Soldiers

    Apr 25, 2011

    FORT POLK, La. - Support for troops serving overseas comes in different forms. Some supporters choose to send care packages or tie a yellow ribbon around a tree. Janice Lewis, a volunteer sewing teacher at the Army Community Service Family Readiness Center, shows her support by creating heart pillows for spouses to send to deployed loved ones.

  • Fort Polk's 83rd HRP trains for emergencies stateside, down range

    Apr 25, 2011

    FORTAca,!E+POLK, La. - A police patrol in Houston enters a building where they've seen a suspicious person enter and are nearly overcome by a foreign substance they can't identify. Who do they call'

  • Iowa Staffer visits ASC

    Apr 25, 2011

    Joseph Jones (left), Staffer for Senator Tom Harkin, Iowa (DEM), visited U.S. Army Sustainment Command headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, April 22. Scott Welker (right), deputy to the commander, briefed Jones on ASC's most prominent programs and tasks. Jones was also briefed by senior leaders on the roles and responsibilities of the Rock Island Garrison, Joint Munitions Command, Corps of Engineers Rock Island and the Army Contracting Center Rock Island.

  • Qualifiers begin for Army Ten-Miler

    Apr 25, 2011

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall 2011 Army Ten-Miler Team's qualifying historical race series kicked off April 15.

  • Mahfouz recalls Operation Desert Storm with LNG, Fort Polk

    Apr 25, 2011

    FORT POLK, La. - More than 20 years ago, the Louisiana National Guard's 527th Engineer Battalion, based in Ruston, La., arrived at Fort Polk before shipping out in support of Operation Desert Storm. It was, at the time, the largest mobilization of a Louisiana National Guard unit since World War II.

  • Educating our force multipliers

    Apr 25, 2011

    A story about the Army Reserve Ambassador program

  • Front lines in the nano war

    Apr 25, 2011

    The enemy is stealthy. The enemy is lethal. The enemy is among us. Invading its host, it employs every subversive strategy-evading surveillance, blending in. It travels swiftly and undetected, replicates by the thousands and eventually overwhelms its target.

  • Easing the pain

    Apr 25, 2011

    Pain is everywhere. It can be dull and fleeting muscle aches or fiery, chronic back pain. It can be the result of day-to-day life or stem from a specific injury-in other words, pain is unavoidable.

  • Could be more than a 'headache'

    Apr 25, 2011

    What do a Soldier, a pro football player and hometown girls' soccer team have in common' A propensity for traumatic brain injuries.

  • Honoring children focus of Fort Riley festival, concert

    Apr 25, 2011

    More than 3,000 people attended the third annual Month of the Military Child festival and concert April 10, 2011, at Marshall Army Airfield, at Fort Riley, Kan. Returning for its third tour to Fort Riley was Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band.

  • Release of Information to the Public

    Apr 25, 2011

    Installation personnel publishing or presenting an unclassified paper, briefing or display must take into consideration the legal and security requirements associated with publishing or presenting sensitive, unclassified papers, briefings or displays in the open press, on the Internet "home pages," Social network sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace) outlets or at domestic and international conferences and exhibits.

  • Aviation reset key to sustaining high ops tempo

    Apr 25, 2011

    The Army Aviation community has sustained an operational tempo five times that of peace time, flying more than 4.5 million hours since 2003.

  • Protecting the mental health of the force

    Apr 25, 2011

    Soldiers take care of Soldiers. Period. It doesn't matter whether it's a commander or noncommissioned officer keeping an eye on a young specialist, or two battle buddies watching out for each other. It doesn't matter if it's carrying a wounded comrade off a battlefield, or making sure a traumatized warrior gets the help he or she needs.

  • Lt. Gen. Lynch honors IMCOM safety winners

    Apr 25, 2011

  • The pulse of Army medicine

    Apr 25, 2011

    As far as the Army surgeon general is concerned, even one patient is one too many.

  • Month of the Military Child: Summer safety

    Apr 25, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - As the official school year winds down most children daydream about an upcoming summer of endless fun in the sun, while parents wonder how many trips they'll make to the emergency room before school starts again.

  • Spring cleaning the medicine cabinet

    Apr 25, 2011

    Army installations across the United States will work with state and local law enforcement agencies April 30 to provide locations for all Americans to anonymously turn in medications or prescriptions in support of second annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

  • Operation Overlord eliminates enemy stronghold

    Apr 25, 2011

    Nearly 350 members of the Afghan National Security Forces and U.S. Army Soldiers from Task Force White Currahee air assaulted into Naka district, Afghanistan, to clear and eliminate the insurgent staging area.

  • Afghan National Police learn medic skills to save lives

    Apr 25, 2011

    Police graduates of the Regional Military Training Center's Combat Medic Course in Kandahar, Afghanista, are teaching their fellow Afghan National Police at the Joint Regional Afghan National Security Force Center how to save lives.

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