Archive: May 2011

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  • IMCOM seeks strongest Soldiers at first-ever Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 31, 2011

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrates completion of $10 million in Afghan security forces projects

    May 8, 2011

    KABUL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers celebrated the completion of two multi-million dollar projects in support of the Afghan national security forces this week.

  • Iraqi personnel graduate basic interrogator, instructor courses

    May 7, 2011

    The Joint Interrogation and Debriefing Detachment - Iraq graduated 22 Iraqi intelligence agency students from the basic interrogation and interrogator instructor, also known as Train-the-Trainer, courses May 1, 2011, at Camp Victory, Iraq.

  • Wounded Warriors return to battlefield

    May 7, 2011

  • Please Add a Title!

    May 7, 2011

  • Detainee ops chief gives Karkh prison good reviews

    May 7, 2011

  • Detainee ops chief gives Karkh prison good reviews

    May 7, 2011

    Waiting on the other side of a highly secured prison wall, Mohammed Majhoul, deputy director general for internal affairs with Iraqi Correctional Services, welcomed Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen, deputy commanding general for detainee operations and provost marshal general of United States Forces - Iraq, as he entered the gates of the Karhk Prison, April 26.

  • Detainee ops chief gives Karkh prison good reviews

    May 7, 2011

    Waiting on the other side of a highly secured prison wall, Mohammed Majhoul, deputy director general for internal affairs with Iraqi Correctional Services, welcomed Maj. Gen. Adolph McQueen, deputy commanding general for detainee operations and provost marshal general of United States Forces - Iraq, as he entered the gates of the Karhk Prison, April 26.

  • U.S., Iraqi judge advocates partner for legal education

    May 7, 2011

    Legal professionals from the office of the staff judge advocate, United States Forces - Iraq, met with 30 Iraqi military lawyers at the Iraqi Ministry of Defense April 18, 2011, to provide their Iraqi counterparts with legal education in the form of a court martial demonstration.

  • President Obama visits Fort Campbell

    May 6, 2011

    President Barack Obama addresses Soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division during a visit to Fort Campbell May 6.

  • Obama, Biden rally Fort Campbell Soldiers

    May 6, 2011

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visited Fort Campbell, Ky., to speak with Soldiers who recently came home from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

  • 'Green bullet' as effective as M855 round -- consistently

    May 6, 2011

    Since June, the Army has fielded about 30 million of its new 5.56 M855A1 "Enhanced Performance Round" in Afghanistan.

  • JROTC cadets compete for Ranger cord, tab

    May 6, 2011

    WAIANAE, Hawaii - Descriptions such as thrilling, adventurous and heart-racing, blood-pumping and sweat-dropping action all come to mind when you hear the phrase, "Waianae Adventure Challenge," or WAC.

  • Army helping bridge gap between China, U.S.

    May 6, 2011

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently returned from China and its leader discussed how military exchange programs may be helping build common understanding and trust between the two nations.

  • LIVE: Obama Addresses Troops at Campbell

    Jun 2, 2011

    Watch President Obama address troops at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • ASC hosts food service ROC drill

    May 6, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command headquarters hosted a rehearsal of concept drill April 20-22, reviewing operational responsibilities for dining facility service. Subject matter experts from Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, Directorate of Logistics and Army Field Support Brigades joined their ASC hosts for a DOL food service ROC drill.

  • Making a difference

    May 6, 2011

    HALAWA VALLEY, Hawaii - Josie Rapacz (third from left) and Kylie Swider (fourth from left) display the information board they created for the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Pet Kennel, here. Josie and Kylie, who belong to Girl Scout Troop 665, received the Girl Scout Silver Award for their volunteer efforts at the kennel. The award is the highest a Girl Scout Cadette (girls in grades six, seven and eight) can receive. To attain this award, Cadettes complete a series of leadership challenges and an extensive service project in their communities.

  • USAG-HI honors volunteer workforce

    May 6, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; and Army Community Service hosted the 2011 Installation Volunteer Ceremony at the Hale Ikena, here, April 28.

  • USAG-HI's PAO takes top honors with Stalwart Award, credits team

    May 6, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - He ends each week's staff coordination meeting, where office members discuss upcoming events and actions, with "be careful out there," in accordance with Installation Management Commands' line of effort six: safety.

  • Prestigious award presented to USAG-HI's DPW employee

    May 6, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - The 2011 Directorate of Public Works Business Management Executive of the Year Award was presented to Kent Anderson, chief, Program Management Branch, Business Operations Division, DPW, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, at the 2011 Installation Management Symposium, in San Antonio, April 21.

  • Dark Knights boost morale with an Organization Day

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRAH, Iraq - On April 23, the Alpha Distribution Company "Dark Knights," 215th Brigade Support Battalion, took time from their busy schedule to conduct an organization day in order to boost morale and improve unit cohesion.

  • Expressing aloha through lei

    May 6, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The scent of plumeria wafted throughout Sgt. Yano Library, as 65 community members met to learn the Hawaiian art of making lei, here, April 28.

  • Umatilla Chemical Agent Depot processing final 1,000 ton containers

    May 6, 2011

    On May 5, 2011 the Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility destroyed its 1,635th mustard agent filled ton container, leaving 1,000 TCs remaining in inventory.

  • Day in the life of an Old Guard's farrier

    May 6, 2011

    Spc. Mychal Akers, a Caisson Platoon farrier, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), reshoes Trooper, one of the gray team lead horses, on May 4, 2011 inside of the Caisson Barn located at Fort Myer, Va. The Caisson Platoon participates in numerous historic pageants in addition to their military funeral duties. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Devin Kornaus)

  • Chamber shows appreciation for service members

    May 6, 2011

    HONOLULU - While Hawaii remains the U.S. military headquarters for national security in the Pacific, the military's role has been expanded to include humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and enabling global commerce and trade for Pacific nations.

  • Community encouraged to prepare for hurricane season

    May 6, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Ready Army" is the Army Emergency Management program's proactive community awareness campaign.

  • Film fest to showcase G.I. stories

    May 6, 2011

    Beginning May 9, 2011, the G.I. Film Festival will showcase stories of service, courage, and sacrifice produced by filmmakers and actors on the fast track to Hollywood.

  • Asia-Pacific Military Medicine Conference held in Sydney

    May 6, 2011

    Sydney-The U.S. Army, Pacific and the Australian Defence Force are sponsored the 21st Asia-Pacific Military Medicine Conference, May 2-6, 2011 at the Sydney Hilton. The theme of the conference was "One Team: Partnerships, Joint Medical Operations and Wounded Warrior Care. APMMC is conducted by United States Army Pacific and USPACOM in support of the Commander's Theater Security Cooperation Program. The audience was composed of military health professionals from 24 countries. APMMC provides a forum for U.S. military health-care providers to discuss with allied countries in the Asia Pacific region topics, issues, and concerns of military medical significance.

  • Local Schools Weave Tapestry Of Arts For Students

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They could be the next William Shakespeare, Leonardo da Vinci, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or Fred Astaire.

  • Honorary Enlistee Sworn in at Fort McNair

    May 6, 2011

    Maj. Gen Karl R. Horst, JFHQNCR/ MDW commanding general, administers an Honorary Oath of Enlistment to Vernon Jones Jr., son of Sgt. First Class (Retired) Vernon Jones Sr., during a ceremony held at Fort McNair May 4, 2011.

  • AFCENT country band rocks U.S. Army troops in Mosul, Iraq

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - The U.S. Air Forces Central band, "Wild Blue Country" performed for Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and civilian contractors at the Contingency Operating Base Marez main gym, April 29.

  • Sacramento District surpasses $230 million mark under HAP

    May 6, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District's real estate division has paid more than $230 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-expanded Homeowners Assistance Program.

  • Greywolf lieutenant chosen to play in All-Army Chess Championship

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Chess is a game of strategy, preparation and control. When the players are unmatched, a game may end in as few as three moves, but when players of equal ability contend, a game may last hours with hundreds of moves.

  • 'Black Dragon' Soldiers mentor Iraqi policemen at Ghuzlani

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ - U.S. Soldiers assigned to Battery A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment taught Iraqi policemen room-clearing techniques during an urban operations class at Ghuzlani Eagle Training Site, April 27.

  • Helicopters return to Fort Riley after year in Iraq

    May 6, 2011

    Finished with a year's work in Iraq, Fort Riley's helicopters are home. Soldiers of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division returned from a year-long deployment this March, and the last of their helicopters will be returned to post this week.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers make final visit to Wamego school

    May 6, 2011

    A small group of Fort Riley Soldiers made their last of many visits to Wamego's Central Elementary School May 5, as their involvement in an Army Adopt-a-School program drew to a close.

  • 'Rough Rider' supply specialist takes charge, supports fellow troopers

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Delivering, receiving, storing and maintaining accountability for equipment and documents are primary tasks for all U.S. Army unit logisticians.

  • Steel Dragons help southern Iraq prepare for future security

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - The 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade hosted a conference with local military and police officials to discuss ways to secure southern Iraq's main roadways April 26 at Contingency Operating Base Adder.

  • Helicopters return to Fort Riley after year in Iraq

    May 6, 2011

    Finished with a year's work in Iraq, Fort Riley's helicopters are home. Soldiers of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division returned from a year-long deployment this March, and the last of their helicopters will be returned to post this week.

  • Creating crafts builds life skills

    May 6, 2011

    Connie Schley, Child, Youth and School Services pre-kindergarten assistant teacher, helps children in her class do arts and crafts April 29. The crafts, which included planting seeds and making a necklace, a door hanger and a picture frame, gave the children a break from normal academics and also served to help the children develop their fine motor skills, creativity and ability to follow directions and sequences.

  • 'Saber' Soldiers Conduct Map Reading Course with Iraqi Partners

    May 6, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi unit boundary and hierarchical changes have caused 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center to become partnered with new units.

  • Gunfighter company conducts critical mission

    May 6, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Every week, Soldiers from the G "Gunfighter" Forward Support Company, Task Force 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division head to the motor pool to conduct a critical mission; preventive maintenance.

  • Family time is all the time for select Corps of Engineers employees in Afghanistan

    May 6, 2011

    KABUL - Phil and Barb Benge have barely left each other's sides for the past 12 months while they've worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Qalaa House compound.

  • Community turns in medicines on National Take Back Prescription Day

    May 6, 2011

    Two drop off boxes, one for pills and the other for liquids, sit near the pharmacy inside the Lawrence Joel Troop Medical Clinic on Fort McPherson April 29 as part of the National Take Back Prescription Day. The day provides people with a venue to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

  • May 5, 2011 -- CSA remarks to AUSA Institute of Land Warfare breakfast

    May 6, 2011

    May 5, 2011 -- CSA remarks to AUSA Institute of Land Warfare breakfast

  • Transportation at its Best

    May 6, 2011

  • Terrorism still alive despite Bin Laden's death

    May 6, 2011

    We finally got the most wanted terrorist in the world. Hurray for America and primarily the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, and their Families. It's been almost ten years since 9-11 and the man-hunt for the person most responsible for the senseless and unprovoked attack on innocent people and those individuals whose job it is to protect us - firefighters and policemen - has finally ended. I guess this must mean the "War on Terror" and terrorism in general is over or cut to the minimum' No. Not by a long shot.

  • DemonEye- Equipping the Strategic Corporal for COIN

    May 6, 2011

    DemonEye- a low cost micro Laser Range Finder with GPS provides 10 digit grids at the push of a button. The design and software are 100% Army owned. Fits in a SAW gunners pouch. Uses an integrated laser rangefinder, GPS, optic, digital compass, microcontroller and software that is optimized for compact size and low cost of manufacture.

  • Under Secretary Visits Fort Sill

    May 6, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army visits Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Under Secretary Visits Fort Sill

    May 6, 2011

    The Under Secretary of the Army visits Fort Sill, Olka.

  • Picatinny pyrotechnic scientists strive to make green glow 'greener'

    May 6, 2011

    Three Picatinny pyrotechnic researchers seeking a more environmentally friendly formula for the M125A1 hand flare published a research paper on a discovery for the use of an inert ceramic compound to produce green light for military pyrotechnics. The Journal "Nature" published an article which proposes that the technology may find use in theme parks and commercial fireworks displays.

  • Sen. Kelly Ayotte's letter to military spouses

    May 6, 2011

  • Children's parade ends Month of Military Child

    May 6, 2011

    The Fort McPherson Month of the Military Child children's parade April 28 took place at 10 a.m. and circled the Garrison Headquarters (Bldg. 65) on Fort McPherson, was the final activity in the MOMC celebrations here. The MOMC has been celebrated by the military since 1986 and was created to honor military children and acknowledge the hardships of growing up in a military environment.

  • Fort McPherson PWOC closes doors after more than 50 years

    May 6, 2011

    New stories begin beginnings when old ones end, and the Fort McPherson Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC) welcomed a new beginning after closing the book on one of the oldest PWOC chapters in the country. The Fort McPherson PWOC, created Jan. 1, 1960, ended its charter during its final meeting at the Fort McPherson Post Chapel April 28 after more than 50 years of service in the community.

  • Aviation Winners Bring Honor To Redstone

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Exploring ways to improve Army aviation in low-level airspace has kept James Kelton in a job at Redstone Arsenal that he very much enjoys.

  • Apache Stealth Breeds Fear In The Enemy

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Among the large-scale exhibits, the government employees providing information on innovative programs and the company executives showcasing aviation capabilities, time and time again it was the voice of the Soldier that stood out at the Army Aviation Association of America annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Kiowa Team Gets 'Danger Close' To Save Lives

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In words that rang with deep emotion, Col. Mike Morgan admitted he doesn't talk much about the actions behind the Silver Star that Defense Secretary Robert Gates clipped on his desert camouflage uniform in Afghanistan a year ago in March.

  • Committee picks Giunta to light Warrior Games torch

    May 6, 2011

    Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta will light the torch to start this year's Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center here, May 16, 2011, officials of U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced today.

  • Aviation Unit Gets Gift Of Kiowa For Mission

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Col. Mike Demirjian is excited about the "gift" he will be taking home following the Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Professional Forum and Exposition.

  • Aviation Force Flies Into Future

    May 6, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- Despite challenges of an aging aviation fleet and the demands of two wars, aviation programs will remain a key component of the Army's focus to win on the battlefield, said one of the Army's leading generals.

  • Army Chaplain Corps takes lead on Easter service

    May 6, 2011

    Thousands of service members, family and friends, Washington-area residents and tourists attended the annual Easter Sunrise Service at Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Garrisons implement modern financial management system

    May 6, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- On April 1, resource management officials flipped the switch on a web-based financial, asset and accounting management system culminating more than a year of preparation at U.S. Army garrisons across Europe.

  • Soldiers battle for coveted titles

    May 6, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The competition was fierce among the 11 Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from garrisons throughout Installation Management Command-Europe as each vied for the titles of IMCOM Europe 2011 Soldier of the Year and NCO of the Year.

  • A mother's commitment

    May 6, 2011

  • May 6 honors all military spouses

    May 6, 2011

    Since 1984, the armed forces has recognized this special Friday each year as a way to acknowledge the significant contributions of military spouses.

  • Holocaust survivor recalls dark days of WWII

    May 6, 2011

    During the Holocaust, Morris Rosen was forced to spend more than five years moving between German labor camps. Surviving on little food, he performed hard labor in the snow in threadbare clothing and marched for days in bitter temperatures. By war's end, both his parents and five of his siblings had perished. Now, more than six decades since he was liberated, Rosen shared his experiences with the Fort Meade community at the Holocaust Days of Remembrance Observance.

  • Civil Air Patrol promotes squadron leaders

    May 6, 2011

    Senior Civil Air Patrol members Jason Kerpleman and Ron Miller were recently promoted to captain and first lieutenant respectively, at Civil Air Patrol Maryland Wing's Apollo I Squadron.

  • SMDC comes together after tornado outbreak

    Sep 29, 2011

    In the wake of the storm, people are coming together to assist those who lost much.

  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Apr 30, 2013

    The month of May is Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month - a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The "Asian Pacific Islander" designation encompasses over 50 ethnic or language groups. The observance originated in a congressional bill in 1977 by Representatives Frank Horton and Norman Y. Mineta. They introduced a House resolution that called upon the president to proclaim the first 10 days of May as Asian/Pacific Heritage Week. The following month, Senators Daniel Inouya and Spark Matsunaga introduced a similar bill in the Senate. Both were passed in 1978. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush designated May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the U.S. on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers were Chinese immigrants.

  • Engineers blow levees to protect river communities

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers blew off the top few feet of three levee crevasses in the Mississippi River over the past week to keep high waters from flooding communities downriver.

  • Pentagon stone presented to New York Fire Department

    Aug 31, 2011

    The Fire Department of New York City was presented a piece of stone recovered from the Pentagon shortly after the 9/11 attacks during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton, N.Y., May 6, 2011.

  • Volunteers Build Independence For Disabled Veterans

    Oct 14, 2011

    It will literally be the key to a new way of life. Cpl. Jeffery Williams was on his first deployment to Iraq in 2004 when the Humvee he was riding in was involved in an IED ambush, killing two of his fellow Soldiers and paralyzing him from the chest down. Seven years after the attack that destined him to live the rest of his life in a wheelchair, Williams is about to reclaim his independence.

  • NYC gifts 5th Group with piece of history

    Aug 31, 2011

    The City of New York donated two beams from the World Trade Center to the 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Fluorescent bulbs good for environment, if treated properly

    May 5, 2011

    The incandescent light bulb was invented, and marketed through his company General Electric, by Thomas Edison nearly 130 years ago. On Sept. 23, 2010, GE made the last incandescent light bulb in its factory.

  • Army vice chief gets 'Hero of Medicine' award

    May 5, 2011

    The Hero of Medicine Award was presented May 4, 2011, to Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli for his efforts to help Soldiers with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

  • Dempsey outlines 9 focus areas for Army

    May 25, 2011

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey brought his intent for the Army of 2020 to the AUSA Institute of Land Warfare breakfast, leading off with a video accompanied by a song played by a band called "Disturbed."

  • Pace Award winners help Army save millions of dollars

    May 5, 2011

    The Army's civilian recipient of the Pace Award saved $128 million by bringing employees back to work and the military winner helped prevent the loss of $324 million in total obligation authority.

  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    May 5, 2011

    On May 6, 2011, Army leaders will express their gratitude to Army spouses for their support of Soldiers. The theme of Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2011 is "Celebrating Military Spouses: Team Members in the Army's Success."

  • 188th Infantry Brigade back at Camp Shelby

    May 5, 2011

    The 188th Infantry Brigade has made the trek once again from Fort Stewart and Fort Gillem, Ga., to Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, (CSJFTC) Miss., to assist another Army National Guard brigade preparing to deploy.

  • Army garrison in Germany takes home presidential award

    May 5, 2011

    Several Department of Defense installations were recognized for their outstanding service to military families all over the world during a May 4, 2011, ceremony in the Pentagon.

  • Alabama Guard still heavily engaged in tornado response

    May 5, 2011

    Little more than a one week following the April 27, 2011, tornadoes that ripped across much of the central and northern parts of Alabama, the National Guard is still heavily engaged in assisting the storms' victims with more than 2,700 Soldiers and Airmen called to duty.

  • Class teaches 100th MDB Soldiers how to perform 'hardest duty'

    May 5, 2011

    One of the most solemn duties a service member may perform during his or her career is that of a CAO or CNO.

  • Missouri Guard stops rising flood waters

    May 5, 2011

    Sandbagging the main road throughout the night, units from the Missouri National Guard's 'Rising Tide' task force of 760 Soldiers and Airmen were finally able to gain control over rising waters that threatened to flood Canalou, Mo., in New Madrid County.

  • Soldiers vie for German military proficiency badge

    May 5, 2011

    Das Abzeichen fur Leistungen im Truppendienst, or The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency, is worn normally by German soldiers, but can be earned by U.S. Soldiers of any rank. Those who successfully accomplish all the tasks qualify to wear the gold, silver or bronze award. For the soldiers of the Bundeswehr, this test is administered annually with a growing list of events.

  • Members of the JBLM Bettie Brigade roller derby league bond together and build character

    May 5, 2011

    Fishnets, glitter and straight-up aggression filled Army Family Covenant Arena last week as the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Bettie Brigade roller derby league held its first-ever interleague bout.

  • Vanpoolers become 'tight little group'

    May 5, 2011

    That's because Cotto drives a vanpool fully funded by Thurston County's public transportation system, InterCity Transit. He and six other people commute from Lacey to McChord Field each day, saving lots of money in the long run. The county provides him a credit card to pay for gas, the federal government covers the cost of the van and passengers can earn rewards just for riding in the van.

  • How to find spiritual resiliency: Cultivating healthy relationships

    May 5, 2011

    Weathering a spiritual winter...

  • Oklahoma lawmakers proclaim field artillery day

    May 5, 2011

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- State Rep. Joe Dorman said Monday he was pleased to host a contingent from Fort Sill to recognize a special day in the post's history.

  • Fires leaders focus on learning methods

    May 5, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- To better prepare the Fires Center of Excellence for the educational opportunities and challenges that lie ahead, Fort Sill held its first Intellectual Warrior Conference April 12 and 13.

  • Belvoir children learn self-defense techniques

    May 5, 2011

    The Month of the Military Child ended with an important message to Families April 28 - always be on the lookout for signs of child abuse.

  • FMWR journalist to receive top DoD award

    May 5, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- She is usually seen with a camera pressed to her face ready to capture the decisive moment, a recorder in hand poised for great quotes, and a pen and paper nearby to write copious notes. Monica Wood recently stepped out of her work-mode to receive the highest award a Department of Defense writer can receive-a first place Thomas Jefferson Award.

  • Thankful for his time in Natick, Greene prepares to move on

    May 5, 2011

    "We've accomplished a lot, but there is still a lot of work to do," said Brig. Gen. Harold Greene, the Senior Commander of the Natick Soldier Systems Center. The general was reflecting on his time in command of the center. He will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. John McGuiness on May 10 after serving as the NSSC Commanding General and Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • Something fishy at Pool No. 1'

    May 5, 2011

    Families turned up in impressive numbers for the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Troutfest at Pool No. 1 Saturday.

  • Fort Sill Soldier competes in Boston Marathon

    May 5, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Competing in only the third marathon, Maj. Loren Todd finished the Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 50 minutes and 39 seconds April 18 finishing 618th out of more than 23,000 finishers.

  • Fort heightens security during force protection exercise

    May 5, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. --Moments after leaving the runway at Libby Army Airfield, an aircraft carrying approximately 30 military personnel crashed on Fort Huachuca killing and injuring those on board during a simulated exercise in the early morning hours on April 26.

  • Elementary school hosts career fair

    May 5, 2011

    Fort Belvoir Elementary school conducted its 13th annual Career Fair April 28 with more than 40 career fields represented.

  • Nuclear era ending at Fort Belvoir

    May 5, 2011

    Former Army Reactor Program graduates Malcolm McLeod and Emery Chase recently revisited Fort Belvoir's long-deactivated nuclear power plant, which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is decommissioning.

  • Obama lauds Soldier ride participants

    May 5, 2011

    As 30 wounded warriors on bicycles gathered on the White House's South Lawn yesterday, President Barack Obama said their participation in a Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride is a reminder that everyone can do something for the troops.

  • Spouses gather for networking clinic

    May 5, 2011

    Traditionally, military spouses have a limited networking circle due to the many relocations they have to perform.

  • Students tour recycling center

    May 5, 2011

    Children on Fort Belvoir received information last week that will last them a lifetime; at least that is the hope.

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