Archive: May 2011

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  • Communication is key to success with LMP

    May 12, 2011

    Earlier this year, as a result of LMP implementation, the tool and parts attendants in Bldg. 143 began meeting each Monday and Wednesday morning with the goal of opening lines of communication between the parts and shop floor personnel.

  • The Basrah Operations Command

    May 12, 2011

    BASRAH, Iraq-Basrah is a 19,000 square kilometer Southern Iraqi province with a growing population of three million people. The Basrah Operations Command is the command and control element headquarters for all Iraqi Security Forces operating in the Basrah Province.

  • ISMO supports ANAD's mission daily

    May 12, 2011

    The ISMO plays an intricate role in the success of the depot's mission by formulating, directing and managing the execution of the Information Security Program, Personnel Security program, Industrial Security Program, foreign visits and disclosures oversight, intelligence analysis, and counterintelligence support to depot activities and operations.

  • Comedians bring sense of humor to JSS India

    May 12, 2011

  • Stewart-Hunter outdoor pools ready for season

    May 12, 2011

    Staff members at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's outdoor swimming pools are getting set for Families who are ready to plunge into the summer season.

  • Hunter bodies 'shocked' into shape

    May 12, 2011

    Walk past the group fitness room at Tominac Fitness Center most evenings and you'll hear loud music and lots of cheering. Take a look in, and you'll see people of all ages and sizes coming together to have fun while working out - and seeing results in the process.

  • Deployed advisors, trainers earn education honors

    May 12, 2011

    BAGHDAD - The United States Forces-Iraq Deputy Commanding General for Advising and Training recognized 17 members of the A&T team for their commitment to post-secondary education while deployed in support of Operation New Dawn, during an awards ceremony at the Babylon Conference Center here May 4.

  • Hunter community prays together, stays together during National Day of Prayer

    May 12, 2011

    Chaplain (Lt. Col.) John Molina, Hunter Garrison chaplain, prays during a National Day of Prayer ceremony outside Hunter Army Airfield's Garrison Headquarters building on May 5. Other chaplains who participated in the ceremony included Chaplain (Capt.) Pat Van Durme, 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment; Chaplain (Capt.) David Arthur, 1st Bn., 3rd Aviation Regiment; Chaplain (Capt.) Chris Campbell, 1st Bn., 3rd Aviation Regiment; Chaplain (Capt.) John Monahan, 603rd Aviation Support Bn.; Chaplain (Maj.) Grace Hollis-Taylor, 3rd Aviation Brigade.

  • Stewart-Hunter community observes National Day of Prayer

    May 12, 2011

    Parishioners connected with a higher power at Marne Chapel, May 5, for the 60th anniversary of National Day of Prayer. Signed into law by President Ronald Reagan in 1988, NDP is recognized the first Thursday of May where Americans are encouraged to pray.

  • 'Speed & Power' enjoys organization day, raises money for brigade

    May 12, 2011

    Soldiers and Families of 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment enjoyed a warm spring afternoon, May 5, when they held an organizational day at the Bennett Sports Complex. The organizational day included fun activities for children and spouses, as well as a Commander's Cup competition for the Soldiers.

  • Neighbors join together - win the battle

    May 12, 2011

    While extending a hand to help our neighbors, we also helped our own. Soldiers, Families and civilians that live in the Ludowici area are sighing in relief after a five-day fire battle that threatened both life and property. Fort Stewart Forestry Branch wildland fire crews were quickly on site March 24 to assist the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department with a large and dangerous wildfire. This fire is now known as the "Elim Church Road Fire." During that time, they were also asked to assist with a fire in McIntosh County known as the "Boggy Gall Fire."

  • Ordnance Corps Hall of Fame honors 17

    May 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 12, 2011) -- In more than 28 years of military service, Col. (promotable) Clark W. LeMasters Jr. has probably attended hundreds of military ceremonies and formal occasions

  • Days of Remembrance Observance invites Soldiers to reflect

    May 12, 2011

    The 3rd Infantry Division community was invited to attend a Days of Remembrance Observance, May 4, at the chapel on Hunter Army Airfield. More than 250 Soldiers and civilians attended the observance where keynote speaker, Sherry Dolgoff, member of the Savannah Jewish Federation's committee, spoke on "Justice and Accountability in the Face of Genocide: What have we learned'"

  • 'Raider' Soldiers show students life in the real Army

    May 12, 2011

    With news of Osama Bin Laden's death covering the news, images of the military are all about stealth missions to take out high-value targets, combat operations in Afghanistan and support efforts in Iraq. For high school students, the only option within the military may seem like combat. But for one school in South Carolina, a group of service members were brought together to change that view.

  • New civilian leader brings experience, passion to garrison

    May 12, 2011

    Military and installation experience, as well as a love for the North Country, are three things that will help Fort Drum's new deputy to the garrison commander do his job and do it well.

  • Stewart-Hunter use social media, connect with customers

    May 12, 2011

    More than 100 people joined the first-ever Stewart-Hunter Facebook town hall meeting, where attendees could address questions and concerns, from their personal computer, with senior garrison leadership, May 4.

  • Budget, construction projects the focus of Hunter State of Garrison

    May 12, 2011

    Funding, construction projects and garrison accomplishments were the major topics during Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jose Aguilar's final State of the Garrison to Civilians and Soldiers at Hunter's Main Post Chapel, May 5.

  • Fort Lee hosts prayer breakfast

    May 12, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 12, 2011) -- In observance of the 60th annual National Day of Prayer, Fort Lee held its annual breakfast at the Regimental Club May 5

  • State of Garrison informs Civilians of accomplishments

    May 12, 2011

    Army Civilians attended the State of the Garrison bi-annual briefing at Fort Stewart's Main Post Chapel, May 3. The briefing enlightened Civilians of major garrison accomplishments, upcoming developments and the critical role Civilians play in the Army workforce.

  • Honoring our Military Spouses

    May 12, 2011

    Military spouses will be recognized Monday on Fort Jackson during Military Spouse Appreciation Day.

  • HHD Quality Assurance/Control Team Goes Beyond the Call of Duty

    May 12, 2011

    Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 718th Transportation Battalion recently demonstrated their selfless service by going above and beyond what their mission required of them, this to ensure fellow Soldiers in Afghanistan received fully mission capable equipment. The 718th was given the mission of pulling four Heavy Equipment Transports from the Theater Provided Equipment Reset yard. The scope of the mission was to sign for the HETs and use the battalion's transportation assets to haul them to the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade in Afghanistan. The final destination for the HETs were to be Kandahar and the Helmand Province for use in transporting equipment throughout Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • U.S. Soldiers, Sailors team up to combat IEDs in northern Afghanistan

    May 12, 2011

    Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians from EOD Group Two and Soldiers from the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team continue to join forces in fighting improvised explosive devices throughout Faryab province, northern Afghanistan, May 12, 2011.

  • The "Cabs Off!"

    May 12, 2011

    "Maintenance." This one word produces visions of men and women underneath trucks, turning wrenches, grease flying and hands darkened by the viscous substance allowing every moving part on a vehicle to operate - oil. When the 217th Transportation Company acquired the fleet of Heavy Equipment Transports, it was apparent the maintenance platoon would need to become the superstars of this deployment. The hardest of tasks they would perform is titled the dreaded "Cab Off."

  • Guard works to protect city from flood

    May 12, 2011

    Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard's 769th Engineer Battalion are constructing sand-filled basket barriers in Morgan City, La., located about 70 miles west of New Orleans, as a precautionary measure against the rising Mississippi River.

  • Pitch in, save power

    Jul 22, 2011

    The commander of Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., encourages all members of his community to help the post conserve energy.

  • Female Soldier proves dominant in hand-to-hand combat

    Aug 26, 2011

    Pfc. Jennifer Jones, with 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, became the first-ever female fighter in the history of combatives competitions on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to advance to the final round of an event May 5, 2011, when she took top honors for her weight class (Bantamweight) during the second annual JBLM Combatives Tournament.

  • JBLM Soldier first, only active-duty Buddhist chaplain in Army

    Apr 24, 2012

    Chaplain (Capt.) Somya Malasri's dharma wheel is one of the most uncommon symbols in the military. He is the first, and currently only, active-duty Buddhist chaplain in the Army.

  • Americans honor Warfighter sacrifices in May

    Nov 17, 2011

    Americans will celebrate Military Appreciation Month in May. In these challenging times, those of us in uniform along with our outstanding civilian employees will stand tall and be proud knowing America appreciates our service and contribution.

  • Depot family helps storm victims

    Sep 29, 2011

    Storms that ravaged many areas of Alabama April 27 left a lasting impression on Calhoun County and members of Anniston Army Depot's workforce.

  • Fort Drum spouses support Alabama tornado victims

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Alabama may seem hundreds of miles away, but several Fort Drum spouses wanted to help the hundreds of tornado victims in need of assistance. One tornado, which reached wind speeds of more than 260 mph, ripped through the southern states of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.

  • National Military Appreciation Month

    May 11, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> National Military Appreciation Month started as a simple idea; to gather America around its military family to honor, remember, recognize and appreciate those who have served and those now serving and to know the history behind it all. Subsequent formal legislation informs our Soldiers and their service counterparts that their country has set aside an entire month to honor, remember and appreciate them.

  • Brig. Gen. McGuiness assumes command at Natick

    May 24, 2011

    Brigadier General John J. McGuiness assumed command of Natick Soldier Systems Center in a ceremony held May 10 at Hunter Auditorium. McGuiness also became U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command deputy commanding general.

  • Dedication honors fallen Bliss Soldiers, remembers sacrifices

    May 11, 2011

    Fort Bliss and the Balfour Beatty Communities Foundation dedicated the Field of Honor Memorial to fallen Fort Bliss Soldiers May 2 at Howze Stadium.

  • Facebook page puts 'death row' pets in spotlight

    May 11, 2011

    pet-lovers, it's an emotional issue. For animal control facilities, it's an economic one: what to do with the nearly 7,000 dogs and cats dumped at the city's Animal Care and Control Center every year'

  • Artillery tested for rapid deployment

    May 11, 2011

    Members of the Precision Fires Rocket and Missile System Project Office test fired an upgraded version of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System.

  • Rangers roll in post competition

    May 11, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Ranger Training Brigade dominated Fort Benning's NCO and Soldier of the Year competitions Friday.

  • Triathlete 'Iron Andy' Holder visits Bliss WTB Soldiers

    May 11, 2011

    Ironman triathlete Andy Holder, better known as "Iron Andy," checked in and spoke at Fort Bliss' Warrior Transition Battalion May 6.

  • Widow finds healing in helping survivors

    May 11, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 11, 2011) -- When her husband died in Iraq, Donna Engeman felt the helpless despair many feel after the loss of a loved one.

  • Five students undergo intense training on sensors, radars

    May 11, 2011

    The Directorate of Training and Doctrine under the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command's Future Warfare Center located in Colorado Springs, Colo., recently conducted a pilot of the AN/TPY-2 (FBM) Sensor Manager Leader Development Course April 18-22.

  • Fort Benning's top drill sergeant named

    May 11, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Staff Sgt. John Heslin was named the Drill Sergeant of the Year Friday after squaring off against Fort Benning's top drill sergeants in a weeklong competition.

  • Fort Leonard Wood families get a taste of military life

    May 11, 2011

    Fort Leonard Wood families get the chance to experience what it is like to be a member of the U.S. Armed Forces for a day.

  • First Cav. Div. commander visits 'Long Knife' troopers at COS Marez

    May 11, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Maj. Gen. Daniel Allyn, commanding general of 1st Cavalry Division, visited Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cav. Div., deployed to Contingency Operating Site Marez, near Mosul, Iraq, May 6-7.

  • Leading off....Task Force Guns

    May 11, 2011

  • 'Saber' Squadron Soldiers receive combat awards

    May 11, 2011

  • COB Adder gathers for National Day of Prayer

    May 11, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Contingency Operating Base Adder, near Nasiriyah, Iraq held a breakfast May 5 to observe the 60th National Day of Prayer, an annual event held on the first Thursday of May each year.

  • Tactical UAV design earns cadet team multiple awards

    May 11, 2011

    A team of West Point cadets developed a low-cost, lightweight, fully autonomous unmanned aerial system which garnered three awards in recent weeks.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Links

    May 11, 2011

  • 'Saber' Soldiers Teach Traffic Control Point Techniques to Iraqi Partners

    May 11, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Travel down any major road in Baghdad these days and it will be hard to not encounter at least one security check point, formally known as a traffic control point. As a part of the gradual draw down of United States Forces in Iraq, the Iraqi Army and police have taken over responsibility for security operations and one of many functions that ensures the security of the Iraqi people are these traffic control points along the roads.

  • DRMO streamlines equipment return process in Iraq

    May 11, 2011

    As U.S. troops prepare to transition out of Iraq by the end of the year, leaders have to consider the daunting task of turning in millions of dollars in equipment while reducing operations.

  • Slain military policeman honored

    May 11, 2011

    HOPEWELL, Va. (May 11, 2011) -- A Fort Lee Military Police sergeant who was killed in the line of duty in 1974 was among the individuals honored Wednesday during the 17th annual Tri-City Law Enforcement Memorial Breakfast at Moose Lodge 1472 in Hopewell.

  • Asian-Pacific culture celebrated at West Point

    May 11, 2011

    Bright colors and exotic food appeared at Trophy Point May 6 for the 10th annual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month celebration with food samplings from China, Korea, Philippines and Japan. Participants enjoyed performances of a variety of cultural dances and martial arts demonstrations. Cadets entertained the audience with a hula, performed by the cadet hula club; a tinikling dance, which is dancing between moving bamboo sticks; the Haka War Dance; a kendo demonstration; and the three-time national champion West Point Judo Team showing some of its moves.

  • Blowing up first time jitters

    May 11, 2011

    172 Soldiers from the 35th Engineering Battalion, Charlie Company, spent a day learning to safely and effectively deploy hand grenades at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • West Point Families gather for fishing derby

    May 11, 2011

    The day couldn't have been more perfect with warm and sunny weather for the annual West Point Fishing Derby May 7 at Round Pond. Roughly 70 community members-including 90-year-old George Peterson, who shared his vast history of West Point-dusted off their fishing gear and dropped by Round Pond for a morning of fishing.

  • Commandant and Dean's staffs partner to produce future Soldier systems

    May 11, 2011

    How does West Point tackle the Army's hardest problems' By getting smart leaders with diverse perspectives to intensely focus and work together on defining the issues. During the week of May 2, a team of cadets, tactical officers and faculty members from both the Commandant and Dean's areas traveled to Indian Wells, Calif., to lead a workshop sponsored by California State University, San Bernardino.

  • Expressing the West Point experience in writing

    May 11, 2011

    As the Class of 2011 looks forward to becoming commissioned officers next week, a few cadets took the time to become introspective and take part in the 5th annual General of the Armies John J. Pershing Reflective Essay competition and write about their four-year experience at West Point.

  • Tooele Army Depot ramps up to support Navy Missile Program

    May 11, 2011

    Members of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Program were on hand at Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) recently to conduct a site visit that included review of products and services provided by TEAD to the U.S. Navy.

  • Tooele Army Depot ramps up to support Navy Missile Program

    May 11, 2011

    Members of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Program were on hand at Tooele Army Depot (TEAD) recently to conduct a site visit that included review of products and services provided by TEAD to the U.S. Navy.

  • Corporate leaders share lessons learned with West Point cadets

    May 11, 2011

    During a Black and Gold Leadership Forum May 6, Howard Schultz, Starbucks president and CEO, shared some lessons learned with a group of cadets on their final day of class this semester.

  • Soldier breaks world record running marathon in gas mask

    May 11, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Marc Dibernardo runs marathons in a gas mask to raise donations for wounded warriors, and his finishing time in the North Shore Marathon broke the world record.

  • Unit gets jump on training

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Sailors and Soldiers deploying after training with Task Force Marshall now have a new tool at their disposal to help them prepare for their time overseas. The Navy has purchased a Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Egress Trainer to prepare service members on how to react in case their MRAP, an up-armored vehicle widely used in combat, rolls over.

  • Two AMSAA members win writing award

    May 11, 2011

    Two members of the U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity were named winners of the 2010 R.A. Evans and P.K. McElroy Best Paper Award.

  • Event honors military past, present, future

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- "Thank you." Those are the two words that Paula Darrow, operations assistant with the post's Directorate of Plans, Training and Mobilization, says she hopes that active duty service members, veterans and retirees will take with them after leaving Fort Jackson next weekend.

  • Retiree Appreciation Days/Armed Forces Day event

    May 11, 2011

  • Neighborly assistance

    May 11, 2011

    626th Contingency Contracting Team members Maj. Jonathan Spurlock (left) and Sgt. 1st Class Bonafacio Magdaleno help clear debris from the home of a Hopewell, Ala. resident in need of assistance after tornados ravaged the area April 27.

  • Final Scheduled Mustard Shipment Safely Delivered To Chemical Agent Disposal Facility

    May 11, 2011

    Workers completed the last scheduled shipment of chemical agent munitions in an On-Site Container (ONC) today, from the Deseret Chemical Depot's storage area.

  • Action Jackson: Soldier recognized for lifesaving feat

    May 11, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- A former Fort Jackson officer and a Richland County Sheriff's Department undercover deputy were reunited during an award ceremony Friday - eight months after the Soldier saved the deputy's life - and discovered a special bond that put a "special" twist on their story.

  • Surviving the Storm

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- A series of catastrophic storms ripped through northern Alabama Wed. April 27, 2011, killing more than 200 people around the state. Sue Tillery, congressional liaison for the U.S. Army Materiel Command, survived the storm unharmed with her sister, Mary, and her three dogs: Cody, Cricket and Skeeter.

  • President Obama visits El Paso

    May 11, 2011

    President Barack Obama greets Soldiers and civilians, after arriving on Biggs Army Airfield, El Paso Texas. Pres. Obama spoke on immigration and its effect on the economy.

  • Leadership reflects on timeless profession

    May 11, 2011

    Enforce 2011 Wrapup with guest speakers

  • Army Health Center Stays Open For Storm Victims

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Col. Celethia Abner-Wise didn't have power - but she had her family and she had her home, and that was enough to bring her to work in the days that followed the April 27 tornado outbreak in the Tennessee Valley.

  • Redstone Retail Responds With Storm Relief

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When the Tennessee Valley went dark April 27, not a single generator was for sale at the Post Exchange. By the end of the day May 1, 543 had made their way from Redstone Arsenal into the surrounding community.

  • Three ACC employees selected to attend senior fellowship program

    May 11, 2011

    Three members of the U.S. Army Contracting Command have been selected to attend the Senior Service College Fellowship Program designed to develop future defense acquisition leaders. Peggy Maxwell, Debra Abbruzzese and Undra Robinson were selected to attend by a Department of the Army centralized selection board for the Defense Acquisition University program

  • NFL contingent comes to Fort Benning

    May 11, 2011

    Lockout or no lockout, the NFL made an appearance on post last week. Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith, former Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick, and ex-players Spencer Tillman, Randy Cross and Jim Miller visited Soldiers here as part of Ron Barr's Sports Byline USA tour. The nationally syndicated sports-talk radio host broadcast a two-hour show live Friday afternoon from the Sand Hill Recreation Center.

  • Power Outage Sheds Light On Energy Consumption

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone's electrical power had been restored by the time energy manager Mark Smith greeted a visitor in his darkened office last week.

  • It's Twilight Tattoo Season at Fort McNair!

    May 11, 2011

    Twilight Tattoo tonight, May 11, at Fort McNair, D.C. The show is open and free to the public.

  • 2 captains take Sapper competition at Leonard Wood

    May 11, 2011

    The Best Sapper Competition is 56 hours of grueling physical and mental tests designed to harvest the best Sappers the U.S. military has to offer.

  • NSSC conducts force-protection exercise

    May 11, 2011

    When a dirty bomb exploded inside a van parked at Natick Soldier Systems Center, three people were killed and another 19 were injured. Fortunately for everyone on hand May 5, the incident wasn't the real thing. Instead, it was part of the annual force-protection exercise at NSSC.

  • Redstone Restored To Full Power

    May 11, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Reopening Redstone Arsenal has been a team effort. With the majority of electrical power shut down for a week due to the destruction caused by a series of storms and tornadoes that passed through the area on April 27, the Arsenal was only open to basic services and closed to the work force for just over a week. During that time, the Garrison's Directorate of Public Works, Directorate of Logistics, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security and Directorate of Emergency Services along with the Aviation and Missile Command/Garrison Public Affairs Office worked countless hours based at the Installation Operation Center/Emergency Operation Center to bring the Arsenal back up to full operating power, provide safety and security during the power outage, and inform employees about their work status.

  • EPA commends Natick on cove cleanup

    May 11, 2011

    The Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized the Natick Soldier Systems Center for its efforts in cleaning up three PCB hot spots from the Pegan Cove area of Lake Cochituate in Natick, Mass. The PCBs had discharged through storm drains and into the lake after a 1985 transformer rupture at NSSC.

  • Bonnie-Jill Laflin pens Letter From Hollywood, thanking the troops

    May 11, 2011

    A huge supporter of the troops, Bonnie-Jill Laflin is the first and only female scout in the NBA for the Los Angeles Lakers. She's a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and past ESPN Sports broadcaster with 5 NBA Championship rings and 1 Super Bowl Ring. Named by both FHM and MAXIM to their annual "Sexiest Women" lists. You can read the letter at http://www.lettersfromhollywood.army.mil/lfh/letters/letter.34621.htm

  • JTAGS, RSSC provides early warning, support to Soldiers in theater

    May 11, 2011

  • "Hamilton's Own" ready for mission in Iraq

    May 11, 2011

    Family and friends bid farewell to Soldiers from the oldest continuously serving active duty unit in the American military as 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, held its deployment ceremony on May 5.

  • Obama speaks on contributions of naturalized Soldiers

    May 11, 2011

    President Barack Obama was welcomed by the commander of Fort Bliss, Texas, before speaking May 10, 2011, about immigration and the contributions of naturalized servicemembers.

  • Army Initiatives Improve Medical Evaluation Board Process for Soldiers

    May 11, 2011

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have generated over the past 10 years a significant number of Soldiers with multiple and complex medical conditions that require a disability evaluation. Over the last four years, the number of Soldiers needing a disability evaluation has steadily increased. As a result, the U.S. Army and Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) implemented an expansion strategy on 1 April 2011, to deploy an augmentation team comprised of activated Reserve Component Soldiers and TRICARE Management Activity support contractors to Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center (AMC), Fort Gordon, Ga. The ArmyAca,!a,,cs estimates that over the next 12-18 months, there will be approximately 35,000 disability evaluations that will need to be processed and adjudicated.

  • 16th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers vie for Warrior Leader and Warrior of the Year titles

    May 11, 2011

    Since November 2010, Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21 Theater Sustainment Command, have competed for the title of Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Year.

  • Romanian requirements

    May 11, 2011

    Lt. Col. David Hosna, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion commander (center) discusses future contracting requirements with delegates from the Romanian Ministry of Defense Land Forces. The 903rd, headquarterd in Kaiserslautern, Germany provides support during exercies through out the European theater.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. DFAC recognized as most nutrition conscious in USAREUR

    May 11, 2011

    Food service professionals from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, won top honors at the European Regional Medical Command, U.S. Army Europe, Installation Management Command-Europe National Nutrition Month Competition in March.

  • 16th Sustainment Brigade extends MRT to family members

    May 11, 2011

    The ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have not only brought strain and stress to Army units, but also to Army families. However, Army units like the 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, are taking a proactive step toward assisting families in managing the strain and stress through Master Resiliency Training.

  • 21st TSC holds a retreat, retirement ceremony

    May 11, 2011

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command held a retreat and retirement ceremony on the Panzer Parade Field at Panzer Kaserne here, April 28, to honor a lifetime of service and commitment of six 21st TSC personnel.

  • After BRAC: Transition assistance program ensures soft landing

    May 11, 2011

    About 136 employees of the Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division will be impacted when BRAC construction ends, and they are being provided transition assistance. The goal is to place impacted personnel into vacant positions.

  • Not just for Special Forces anymore

    May 11, 2011

    The current battle in Afghanistan demands that counterinsurgency or COIN training is understood by every warfighter.

  • Wyche promoted to Maj. Gen.

    May 11, 2011

    Wyche promoted to Maj. Gen.

  • Despite threats Taliban spring offensive fails to launch

    May 11, 2011

    Despite their propaganda, the Taliban have not launched a spring offensive in eastern Afghanistan, the commander of International Security Assistance Force's Regional Command East said today.

  • Sgt. Maj. Larry Rayburn receives the Texas Medal of Valor

    May 11, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. Larry Rayburn, the information operations sergeant major for the 36th Infantry Division, receives the Texas Medal of Valor, the second highest military decoration that may be awarded to a member of the Texas Military Forces, by Maj. Gen. Eddy Spurgin, the 36th Inf. Div. commander, at the division headquarters in Basrah, Iraq, May 9, 2011.

  • Tots get a taste of Soldier's life at Children's Boot Camp

    May 11, 2011

    Leaping over barriers, crawling under netting and marching in formation, over 170 children attended the Girl Scouts/1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment Boot Camp, a half-day event aimed at giving young ones a taste of a Soldiers' life.

  • Safety Promoted Through Competition

    May 11, 2011

    Safety is one of the Army's primary concerns during operations in garrison and combat environments. Just because a unit is deployed to a forward location does not mean safety can or should be compromised. The Safety and Environmental offices here in Zone 6 believe in these statements to the fullest.

  • Soldiers work to build stronger bonds on diamond field

    May 11, 2011

    The 19th Expeditionary Support Command softball team's 2011 season took off in full swing May 2 against the Scoundrels at Camp Walker, building unit camaraderie amongst the ranks outside of the work place.

  • Cirque Dreams rings Camp Walker in for circus show

    May 11, 2011

    The critically acclaimed Cirque Dreams production performed "Jungle Fantasy," an aerial and acrobatic routine, at the Camp Walker Kelly Fitness Center April 28 as part of the production's Armed Forces Entertainment tour.

  • Korean American Friendship Circle steps up its leadership

    May 11, 2011

    Senior leaders and sponsors from the Korean American Friendship Circle and 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command held their first leadership seminar April 30 through May 1 at the Hyundai Hotel in Gyeongju city.

  • Maj. Gen. Robert Smalls Makes Port in Kuwait

    May 11, 2011

    The Logistics Support Vessel-8 (LSV-8) Major General Robert Smalls is the first Army vessel to be named in honor of an African-American. As part of the 203rd Transportation Detachment based in Curtis Bay, Md., she is one of the newest vessels in the Army fleet. LSV-8 was commissioned Sept. 15, 2007, and her crew is comprised of eight officers and 23 enlisted.

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