Archive: May 2011

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  • CID assists in training Iraqi Army forensics

    May 23, 2011

  • CID assists in training Iraqi Army forensics

    May 23, 2011

  • CID assists in training Iraqi Army forensics

    May 23, 2011

    Since its establishment in 2006, the Joint Expeditionary Forensics Facility 3 on Camp Victory continues to execute its primary mission by providing rapid results to meet the needs of law enforcement, intelligence, security and stability within the criminal justice system in Iraq.

  • CID assists in training Iraqi Army forensics

    May 23, 2011

    Since its establishment in 2006, the Joint Expeditionary Forensics Facility 3 on Camp Victory continues to execute its primary mission by providing rapid results to meet the needs of law enforcement, intelligence, security and stability within the criminal justice system in Iraq.

  • 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' repeal training in progress

    May 23, 2011

    "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness," was written by Thomas Jefferson in the United States Declaration of Independence, ratified on July 4, 1776.

  • Route Clearance Patrols: Making roads safe, checking them twice

    May 23, 2011

    It's 12:30 a.m. about 15 minutes into the patrol. The streets are quiet and the lights are off in the local area. Suddenly, a bright flash appears, and a shockwave that can be felt through body armor hits the Soldiers. A rush of adrenaline flowed through their bodies. The driver of the second vehicle speeds up to assess the damage, and medics rush in. Fortunately, the Soldiers are not injured.

  • American Red Cross director visits Iraq

    May 23, 2011

    American Red Cross representatives, volunteers, and service members of United States Forces - Iraq gathered together for a luncheon on Camp Victory, Iraq, May 8.

  • Mullen: New Army officers should be Soldiers, statesmen

    May 23, 2011

    The newly commissioned officers of the U.S. Military Academy's Class of 2011 should strive to be Soldiers as well as statesmen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the academy's commencement here, today.

  • AED-N Engineering and Construction Chief receives U.S. Army Engineer Regiment de Fleury Bronze Medal

    May 23, 2011

    KABUL - Mark Jones, from the Pittsburgh, Pa. District Corps of Engineers received the U.S. Army Engineer Regiment de Fleury Bronze Medal for his outstanding achievements as the chief of engineering and construction while deployed from May 16, 2010 to May 25, 2011 with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-North.

  • A salute to spouses sweepstakes during Military Appreciation Month

    Jan 24, 2012

    The "Salute to Spouses' Sweepstakes," created by Army MWR to promote military spouse appreciation day, runs through May 31 on www.mwrpromotions.com.

  • Missouri Guard task force begins support operations in Joplin

    Sep 29, 2011

    Immediately after being activated by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, the Missouri National Guard began tornado relief operations in Joplin.

  • Military Working Dogs: Guardians of the Night

    Dec 18, 2012

    They make this job look easy. But make no mistake, without extensive and continuous training, the Army wouldn't have any military working dogs.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground relights lighthouse after 72 years

    May 22, 2011

    Seventy-two years of darkness was overthrown with the flick of a switch as Aberdeen Proving Ground relit the Pooles Island Lighthouse, the oldest standing lighthouse on the Chesapeake Bay on 21 May.

  • The Network Integration Evaluations

    May 22, 2011

    The Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) is the first in a series of semi-annual evaluations designed to integrate and mature the Army's tactical network and is a key element of the Army's emerging Network Strategy. The exercise is a six week event conducted in June and July 2011 and will involve all 3,800 Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Its primary purpose is to conduct parallel Limited User Tests of several Army programs of record. A secondary purpose is to less formally evaluate developmental and emerging network capabilities. The exercise will also assess non-networked capabilities. The 2011 exercise is the first of this type of combined test and evaluation and demonstrates the Army's holistic focus to integrate network components simultaneously in one operational venue.

  • Closer than a brother

    May 22, 2011

    Suffering from a toothache in southern Iraq may land a Soldier in the chair of either one of a pair of identical twins.

  • 3-2 Inf FFTs FEEDING THE FORCE

    May 21, 2011

    Field feeding teams from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, trained on their contribution to the mission by providing fresh, hot meals to Soldiers during the Arrowhead Brigade's multi-echelon field training exercise at Yakima Training Center May 15 to June 8.

  • 296th BSB Supports the Warfighter

    May 21, 2011

    In preparation for full spectrum operations at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., the 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, began setting up and running a brigade support area (BSA) on the vast land of Yakima Training Center during a field training exercise which began May 15.

  • Around the Army: Episode 11-11

    May 21, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Nic Anderson hosts Around the Army, while Staff Sgt. Justin Puetz and Sgt. Earl Scott host this episode of SRTV's Army Newswatch.

  • Leading The Way at JBLM

    May 21, 2011

    Link to DVIDS video package about one N.C.O. who is showing Soldiers what it means to be a leader during the N.C.O. and Soldier of the Year competition on Joint Base Lewis McChord.

  • The Official I Corps Facebook Page

    May 21, 2011

  • Monument honors fallen Engineers

    May 21, 2011

    The faces of the family members and comrades of the fallen Triple Nickel Soldiers of the reflected the somber tone of the occasion where the fallen were honored with a monument dedicated to remembering the sacrifice they made for their country at Memorial Park on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, May 20.

  • WLC Strengthens "The Backbone of the Army"

    May 21, 2011

    Soldiers in a deployed environment receive plenty of "on-the-job-training." Their adaptability and professionalism frequently shine through when things need to get done. While here during the past few months, enlisted Soldiers and junior noncommissioned officers had another type of training which tested their adaptability and further developed their professional capabilities. Under the leadership of Command Sgt. Maj. Edward Macias, who served as NCO education system commandant, numerous Soldiers took part in the Warrior Leader Course, also known as WLC.

  • Takteh Pol unveils new mosque, district center

    May 21, 2011

  • Combined Security Forces train at KTC

    May 21, 2011

    Iraqi Army soldiers, Iraqi Police officers and Kurdish Regional Guard Brigade members commenced joint training at Kirkuk Training Center to become candidates for the Combined Security Forces, known as the "Golden Lions," May 17-18.

  • US, Iraqi forces evaluate training during Operation Iron Lion

    May 21, 2011

    Soldiers of 12th Iraqi Army Division demonstrated the ability to conduct missions independent of U.S. forces' involvement during a situational training exercise at Contingency Operating Location K1, near Kirkuk, Iraq, May 16.

  • History in the Closing

    May 21, 2011

    Coverage of closure of COL McHenry base and its impact to the advise, train and assist mission of Soldiers stationed in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Iraqi New Dawn

  • Soldiers showcase combat equipment at Andrews JSOH

    May 26, 2011

    Soldiers proudly showed off their Army combat equipment to thousands of teens and family members, May 20, during the first day of the 2011 Joint Service Open House here.

  • I Corps Leaders Take Up the Gauntlet

    May 20, 2011

  • Odierno marks 100th anniversary of field artillery

    May 24, 2011

    Gen. Raymond Odierno, the commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command, returned to Fort Sill, Okla., May 19, 2011, as keynote speaker for the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Army Field Artillery School.

  • Armed Forces Day spans Civil War to Golden Knights

    May 24, 2011

    Servicemen and their families celebrating Armed Forces Day this weekend not only had the chance to witness modern war technology in action, they were also able to experience the tradition of the armed forces from the 1700s until the present.

  • Aviation brigade NCOs get training at Fort Riley ASAP

    May 20, 2011

    About 60 noncommissioned officers from the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, attended a professional development program at Fort Riley's Army Substance Abuse Program center, May 19. The brigade recently returned from a tour to Iraq, and is focusing some of its effort on developing its NCOs. This program was designed as a reminder of the services ASAP offers.

  • SMDC/ARSTRAT Soldier Wins Chamber of Commerce Award

    May 20, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Benjamin L. Sharp is selected as the 2011 Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Enlisted Member, Category 2.

  • Fort Riley Soldiers receive special aviation award

    May 20, 2011

    Twenty one Fort Riley Soldiers joined the ranks of one of Army aviation's most distinguished orders in a ceremony May 19 on Fort Riley. Soldiers with the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division's 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, were inducted into the Order of Saint Michael for their service during the unit's recent Iraq tour.

  • Please Add a Title!

    May 20, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Maj. Gen. James L. Huggins, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, takes time to visit the Paratroopers of 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, amid All-American Week activities here, Thursday, April 19. Members of 1Panther are making final preparations for their upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. "I came down here, first and foremost to say thanks, said Huggins. He told the gathered Panther Paratroopers he "did not need to give them a 'Hooah' speech." And, they know better than anyone how well trained, professional and prepared they are. "It's a great mission. It's an important mission. And, it's one that you are well suited for," said Huggins. "I know you're going to be successful." Huggins reiterated his thanks and reminded the Paratroopers to take care of one another.

  • USASAC officially moves to new headquarters

    May 20, 2011

    U.S. Army Security Assistance Command officially began conducting operations from their new facility located on Martin Road. Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and USASAC employees bid farewell to their temporary offices May 20.

  • Army South hones Soldier skills during FTX

    May 20, 2011

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas (May 20, 2011) - U.S. Army South's Special Troops Battalion took time to sharpen Warrior skills during a field training exercise here May 16-20.

  • Please Add a Title!

    May 20, 2011

    Members of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, assault objectives and demonstrate company movement tactics in front of an audience at Sicily drop zone May 20, during the Joint Operation Access Demonstration (JOAD). The JOAD closed All-American Week as its final event

  • Levees hold strong on flooded Mississippi River

    May 20, 2011

    U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert Papp and Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran met with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District commander Col. Jeff Eckstein May 20 to discuss the status of levees following a Coast Guard decision earlier in the week to resume barge traffic along the swollen Mississippi River on a 15-mile stretch at Natchez, Miss., north of New Orleans.

  • Military-to-Military Band Exchange

    May 24, 2011

    The Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" came together for a historic series of concerts.

  • Army presents MacArthur Leadership Awards

    May 20, 2011

    The Army's best young leaders, who exemplify duty, honor and country, gathered at the Pentagon May 19, 2011, to receive the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award.

  • Army acquisition chief honored by Rice University

    May 20, 2011

    Army acquisition executive Malcolm R. O'Neill received a distinguished alumni award from Rice University in Houston, Texas, May 14 for his outstanding professional accomplishments since receiving a doctorate in physics from the school in 1975.

  • Cultures on display for 2011 Language Day.

    May 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - For more than 30 years the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center has been opening its doors annually in May to showcase the diversity of cultures that exist behind the languages they teach.

  • USASAC moves from temporary facilities

    Jun 8, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bid farewell to their temporary offices on Cardinal Road May 19. The workforce recently completed their move into a new headquarters facility located on Martin Road. The building, shared with Army Materiel Command, was built as part of the BRAC 2005 relocation.

  • USASAC moves from temporary facilities

    May 20, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker and employees of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command bid farewell to their temporary offices on Cardinal Road May 19. The workforce recently completed their move into a new headquarters facility located on Martin Road. The building, shared with Army Materiel Command, was built as part of the BRAC 2005 relocation.

  • APG leader focuses on building robust future workforce

    May 31, 2011

    Aberdeen Proving Ground needs a robust strategy to fill the large number of job openings expected in the next five years, a senior installation executive said May 19. Within five years, 45 percent of the APG workforce is eligible for retirement, said Gary Martin, executive deputy to the commanding general, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

  • 1st Cav takes over in Afghanistan

    May 24, 2011

    During a pivotal time in the war on terror and in Afghanistan's history, Regional Command-East's command authority shifted from Combined Joint Task Force-101 to CJTF-1.

  • Chaplains convene on COB Adder

    May 20, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - United States Division - South held a chaplain's conference May 10 at Contingency Operating Base Adder to foster resiliency and fellowship among the chaplains and chaplain's assistants that attended.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day June 11

    May 20, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Fort Ord Area Retiree Council and the United States Army Garrison, Presidio of Monterey are sponsoring Military Retiree Appreciation Day on Ord Military Community 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 11.

  • Army orders unit commanders to comply with Army Substance Abuse Program

    May 20, 2011

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2011 Civil Works Appropriation

    May 20, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2011 (FY11), May 17, 2011.

  • Task Force delivers S&T efficiencies in Afghanistan

    May 20, 2011

    Task Force Warrior, led by a three-person team that deployed in late January, has evolved into the RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology Center (RFAST-C) at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.

  • Competitors just happy to jump

    May 20, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Eight Paratroopers ran to the helicopter, their heads bowed against the whipping wind from the propellers. The jumpmaster hooked each jumper to the floor of the UH-60 Blackhawk and signaled to the pilot that his men were ready to go. The aircraft ascended to approximately 1,200 feet. As it neared its destination, the jumpers were given their commands, checked their equipment, and anxiously awaited the command of "Go!"

  • Soldiers learn FA skills during live fire exercise

    May 20, 2011

  • Jiujitsu gives smaller opponents the edge

    May 20, 2011

    Three evenings a week, about 15 men and a few women gather in the combative room at Gaffney Fitness Center to practice a form of martial arts developed in the early 20th century.

  • CRREL does ICE BEST

    May 20, 2011

  • Managing asthma's triggers

    May 20, 2011

    Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans.

  • Ticks and tick-borne diseases affects pets and their owners

    May 20, 2011

    Frequently asked questions about ticks and tick-borne diseases.

  • Sill Main Exchange gives $1.3 million to FMWR

    May 20, 2011

    Fort Sill Main Exchange gives check for $1.35 million to Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

  • Members of 902nd MI volunteer at Maryland Special Olympics

    May 20, 2011

    For a second consecutive year, members of the 902nd Military Intelligence Group volunteered at Special Olympics Maryland's second annual Unified Track and Field State High School Invitational on May 10 on the campus of Coppin State University in Baltimore.

  • Wellness exams focus at Fort Meade health fair

    May 20, 2011

    During the health fair, a women's wellness exam, oral cancer screening, immunizations and other preventive health measures were offered to women who are beneficiaries of TRICARE Prime. In addition to medical treatments and screenings, vendors were available to provide massages.

  • U.S. Army South on Facebook

    May 20, 2011

  • U.S. Army South completes PKO-A 11, 'vital' to Brazil's planning for World Cup, Olymp

    May 20, 2011

  • Boy writes down pain, becomes author

    May 20, 2011

    Eight-year-old family member writes book about his feelings during his father's recent deployment in hopes of helping other children who may suffer while a family member is far away.

  • Fort Campbell Iron Rakkasans remember Hamburger Hill

    May 20, 2011

    Iron Rakkasans - both young and old - gathered Friday to remember the Battle of Hill 937, better known as Hamburger Hill. The 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Soldiers fought valiantly at Vietnam's Dong Ap Bia mountain in May 1969. A part of Operation Apache Snow, these Soldiers battled tough terrain to overcome the North Vietnamese forces' stronghold at the hill. The Rakkasans went on to eliminate more than 500 enemy troops and seize stores of weaponry.

  • iWatch.org captures suspicious activity

    May 20, 2011

    iWatchftmeade.org is a website for community members to report suspicious activity. It was launched a month ago as a resource for Fort Meade residents to help keep their community safe.

  • Army archers take silver in 2 events

    May 20, 2011

    Two Army athletes took home silver medals Thursday in the 2011 Warrior Games Archery Finals at the Olympic Training Center.

  • Fort Campbell Army journalist honored in U.S. Capital

    May 20, 2011

    A 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Soldier was among those honored during a rededication of the Journalists Memorial at the Newseum Monday. Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter, an Army writer and photographer, was killed in Afghanistan last year while telling the Soldier's story.

  • New Fort Meade installation CSM outlines his goals

    May 24, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Smith assumed the responsibilities of the installation command sergeant major Friday, replacing Command Sgt. Maj. Mike W. Watkins who has served in the position for the past two years. Watkins officially retires from the Army on Sept. 30.

  • Gates helps break ground on new Fort Riley school

    May 20, 2011

    Six future kindergarten students sporting construction hats and big smiles assisted Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in a groundbreaking ceremony May 19, 2011, for a new elementary school at Fort Riley, Kan.

  • More than $2K raised to help Soldiers

    May 20, 2011

    Football fans bid on several official signed footballs, and the winners took all.

  • Fort Meade community celebrates Massing of Colors

    May 20, 2011

    On Sunday afternoon at the Pavilion, the Fort Meade MOWW hosted the annual Massing of the Colors Ceremony. More than 400 people attended the 90-minute event, which celebrated the American flag and honored those who have served the country. More than 50 color guards representing all military branches, veterans organizations, community organizations, youth groups, police officers and firefighters marched into the Pavilion holding the American and service flags, complemented by the music of the Maryland Defense Force Band.

  • ANCDF COMPLETES TON CONTAINER OPERATIONS

    May 20, 2011

    Disposal operations for the 108 bulk containers filled with mustard agent concluded today when the last "ton container" exited the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF) Metal Parts Furnace.

  • Couples learn love languages at Strong Bonds retreat

    May 20, 2011

  • Army takes bronze medals in prone, standing rifle

    May 20, 2011

    Bronze was the color of the day for two Army athletes who each placed third in their categories during the Shooting Finals at the Shooting Center, Olympic Training Center, here.

  • Study focuses on mental health of force in Afghanistan

    May 20, 2011

    Soldiers say there's lower barriers and better access to behavioral health care in theater, even though for many there's been an increase in time spent outside the wire.

  • Third Army, Jordan participate in women's health initiative

    May 20, 2011

  • O'Neill focuses on Soldiers during SES ceremony

    May 31, 2011

    Hundreds who gathered May 19 for Patrick J. O'Neill's appointment to Senior Executive Service received a single sheet of paper. The paper had a photo of a U.S. Army Soldier in combat with the title "Why AMSAA Exists."

  • Officer's suicide prevention training helps son, others

    May 20, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - When Maj. Dennis Bell, commander of the 28th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Medicine), 1st Medical Brigade, took the stage at a May 10 suicide prevention training session, he had one goal in mind; to impress upon the Soldiers the importance of taking the training seriously.

  • Honoring Achievement, Partnership

    May 20, 2011

    Honoring Achievement, Partnership -- Hessen Minister President Volker Bouffier examines a replica of a 2,000-year-old Roman cup unearthed during archaeological excavations at the U.S. Army Airfield South Housing building site as Wiesbaden Lord Mayor Dr. Helmut Mueller (right), Col. Jeffrey Dill (center), Prof. Dr. Egon Schallmayer (left) and Eva Kuehne-Hoermann look on. The Hessen leader held a special reception May19 at Wiesbaden City Hall to honor the exemplary cooperation between the state Archaeology Office, the city of Wiesbaden and U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden which resulted in the garrison receiving a host of awards including the Army Communities of Excellence Gold Award and Commander-in-Chief's Award for Installation Excellence. A special exhibition of artifacts discovered during the excavation is currently open at the city hall.

  • ANCOP SWAT ascends to new heights

    May 20, 2011

    Members of the 2nd Afghan National Civil Order Patrol Special Weapons And Tactics team completed three weeks of grueling training with the Kandahar Pathfinder Detachment, 4th Battalion of the 101st Aviation Regiment, and are ready to take their place as the newest elite Afghan security force.

  • More than 1,100 earn degrees, 200 cross stage

    May 20, 2011

    Approximately 200 students crossed the stage amongst cheers of "We love you" and "Way to go" at the 59th annual commencement ceremony of University of Maryland University College Europe held in Heidelberg.

  • Students welcome students

    May 20, 2011

    Heidelberg High School hosted a welcome orientation for students from Mannheim High School and Mannheim Middle School in their auditorium Friday.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers participate in "May I Kiss You"

    May 20, 2011

    The Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command participated in a sexual assault prevention class with a very special instructor. The class entitled, "May I Kiss You," was held at the Kaiserslautern Community Activity Center on Daenner Kaserne here, May 12.

  • 409th CSB holds European contracting conference

    May 20, 2011

    Army contracting professionals gathered together here, April 18-20, for the European Contracting Conference or EURCON 2011. The event was hosted by the 409th Contracting Support Brigade and marked the first time the entire brigade was brought together as one.

  • 18th Engineers support Adopt-A-School program

    May 20, 2011

    Up until a few weeks ago, many Soldiers from the 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, thought they may have been smarter than a fifth grader. They are familiar with the popular television show and usually know all of the answers. That was until they began volunteering at the Heidelberg Middle School as part of the Adopt-A-School program.

  • 406th Human Resources Company receives a new commander

    May 20, 2011

    Soldiers, family and friends of the 7th Civil Support Command gathered at NCO Field on Daenner Kaserne here for a change of command ceremony May 14. Maj. Francis C. Suyak succeeded Capt. Horacio D. Brambila as the commander of the 406th Human Resources Company, 774th Civil Support Team, 209th Army Liaison Team. Lt. Col. David C. Mundfrom, the commander of the 774th Civil Support Team, presided over the ceremony.

  • USAG-HI shakes, bakes in the sun

    Jun 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - "Bring it on."

  • IPC neighborhood is among first in nation to become LEED-certified

    Jun 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Island Palm Communities received official word that its Simpson Wisser neighborhood at Fort Shafter is now a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certified neighborhood, as determined by the U.S. Green Building Council.

  • USAG-HI conducts annual Makani Pahili exercise

    Jun 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting its annual hurricane exercise, Makani Pahili, which is Hawaiian for strong winds, May 23-June 2.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Holds Division Memorial Ceremony

    May 19, 2011

    Fort Bragg, NC - Gold Star families, those that have lost loved ones in combat put yellow roses at the base of the Global War onTerrorism Memorial as the names of their loved ones are recited at the 82nd Airborne Division's Annual Memorial Ceremony. The paratroopers' names on the memorial are read off in the order in which they gave their lives in service.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Holds All American Week Division Review

    May 19, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, leads a massing of the division's colors in a troop review during All American Week, May 19, 2011, at Fort Bragg, N.C. All American Week is generally an annual event which celebrates the Paratroopers of today and allows current Soldiers to interact with heroes from previous conflicts. It is the first time since 2006 all of the division's brigades were at home for the week of celebration and remembrance.

  • New boat ramp opens at Corps' Black Butte Lake

    May 19, 2011

    A new boat ramp at the Sacramento District's Black Butte Lake, near Orland, Calif., opened in a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 18, 2011 - improving boating access just in time for summer.

  • 4-6 ACS Conducts Annual Gunnery Qualifications

    May 19, 2011

  • Drive benefits wounded heroes

    May 19, 2011

    The Fort Carson and Colorado Springs communities rallied for the troops May 12-13 at the annual blood drive held at the Special Events Center.

  • 10th SFG(A) dedicates DFAC to one of its own

    May 19, 2011

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Master Sgt. Mark LaRochelle was the type of man who would give the shirt off his back to anyone who needed it, Ellen LaRochelle said in her speech at the reopening ceremony of the renovated 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) dining facility.

  • JBLM Lewis Museum volunteer helps preserve local military history

    May 19, 2011

    Calloway, a volunteer with the museum who specializes in conservation and archiving, is the May volunteer of the month. The museum is scheduled to reopen in late 2011.

  • Hear today, gone tomorrow, or not

    May 19, 2011

    May is recognized as Better Speech and Hearing Month. As many as 10 percent of Soldiers screened annually in the Army Hearing Program may require an additional evaluation by an audiologist, and most of them will be diagnosed with a permanent hearing loss that rivals that of an elderly adult.

  • Always heard but never seen

    May 19, 2011

    Members of the U.S. Army Presidential Salute Battery, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), have the duty of firing final salutes during memorial ceremonies for service members laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. and are responsible for rendering honors to visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state at the White House, Pentagon and throughout the National Capital Region.

  • Fort Carson honors volunteers

    May 19, 2011

    Five Fort Carson volunteers were honored for donating more than 750 hours of their time in 2010, during the annual awards luncheon held Tuesday at the Elkhorn Conference Center.

  • Army Center for Enhanced Performance realigned with Comprehensive Soldier Fitness on JBLM

    May 19, 2011

    The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Comprehensive Soldier Fitness-Performance and Resilience Enhancement Program recently rebranded from the Army Center for Enhanced Performance to CSF-PREP to better align its capabilities with the Army-wide Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.

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