Archive: May 2011

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  • Food service Soldiers daily toil far cry from glamour of Culinary Arts Competition

    May 19, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 19, 2011) -- The recently published images of artfully decorated plates, neatly pressed chef jackets and gold-medal presentations during the annual Culinary Arts Competition here paint a pretty glitzy picture of the military food service profession.

  • Leadership course teaches Soldiers skills for future

    May 19, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Ask leaders, and they'll tell you that noncommissioned officers are the backbone of the Army. Fort Drum's Warrior Leader Course teaches 10th Mountain Division (LI) specialists, corporals and sergeants the basics of Army leadership and discipline that they'll need when they get back to their units.

  • Master Recruiter Badge Approved, in Final Stages of Development

    May 19, 2011

    The Master Recruiter Badge is one step closer to being awarded to NCOs and officers who are proven experts in the art and science of recruiting. Approved by the Army Chief of Staff in February and the Institute of Heraldry in March, the badge is in the final stages of development and will be available by the start of the new fiscal year.

  • Overtime Food Inspection After Storm

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The three Soldiers who serve as Redstone's veterinary food inspection specialists were on their way back from annual training at Fort Stewart, Ga., when they got an urgent call to report to the Commissary.

  • Call center helps ANC better serve public

    May 19, 2011

    On average, Arlington National Cemetery receives 5,000 calls a month, ranging from basic information to scheduling funerals.

  • Soldiers train to be 'eyes and ears' of field artillery

    May 19, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It's late morning as Pfc. Jarad Evans, forward observer, reconfigures safety box coordinates on a map, while his teammate, Pvt. Troy Gromley, radio telephone operator, uses a radio to contact a unit about five miles south of their station.

  • Volunteers Flock To Storm-Ravaged Neighborhoods

    May 19, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--In times of need, people generally look to their immediate community for support such as family, friends and neighbors.

  • High gas prices affect military motorists too

    May 19, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If "Gas Pains" and "Pain at the Pump" headlines grab your attention, you may have wondered at least once what criteria is used to determine the price of gas at Army and Air Force Exchange Service stations on Fort Drum.

  • Pioneer platform soars to battlefield success

    May 19, 2011

    Employees of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Project Office along with participants in last week's Aviation Synchronization Conference held at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., gathered for the dedication of a MQ-5B Hunter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle static disply, May 12, 2011.

  • 911th attends statewide Rescue Challenge

    May 19, 2011

    Fort Belvoir's 911th Engineer Company (Technical Rescue) participated in the 17th Annual Rescue Challenge. The Henrico County Fire and Emergency Services Department hosted the challenge.

  • APG remembers vibrant history, looks toward bright future

    May 31, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Cheers of "Hooah" reverberated on the APG Museum grounds as Maj. Gen. Nick Justice led students in the U.S. Army battle cry. About 400 Harford County students, along with Servicemembers, veterans, military families and elected officials, gathered May 18 for Armed Forces Week.

  • Retiree Council chairman welcomes retirees, service members to event

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson will celebrate Retiree Appreciation Days and Armed Forces Day with combined events, starting Friday.

  • West Point FMWR hosts annual race

    May 19, 2011

    The annual West Point 5K/10K race, sponsored by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, took place May 14 as many participants ran the course, and children participated in a fun run.

  • AMCOM Announces Restructure

    May 19, 2011

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., - Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers, AMCOM Commanding General, announced here Monday that Lisha Adams, Senior Executive Service Director of AMCOM's Integrated Materiel Management Center, will be moving to the Army Materiel Command's G-4 (Logistics) Deputy Director position Sunday June 5, 2011.

  • Army's senior enlisted advisor makes first visit to West Point

    May 19, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler made his first visit to West Point on May 9 and spoke with the noncommissioned officers from the Brigade Tactical Department and Deparment of Military Instruction on various Army issues.

  • NCO: The Army and I go hand in hand

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For Sgt. Jason McKeough, the question was not if he would serve in the military, but what branch he would choose.

  • Dedicating A Continuing Legacy

    May 19, 2011

    For ordnance Soldiers, the names Miley, Hatcher, Dickson, Porter and Cohen have significant meaning and a strong foundation in the history of ordnance. Those names became even more a part of the corps' infrastructure when they were emblazoned on five new buildings on the Ordnance School's central campus May 5.

  • Crystal Clear: Absence puts family strength to test

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The other day, my son said four little words that broke through my cool faAfASade and nearly had me running for the tissues. "Where did Daddy go'"

  • West Point grads honored at 2011 Distinguished Graduates ceremony

    May 19, 2011

    The recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Graduate Award were honored during Graduation Week at West Point.

  • Post celebrates Asian Pacific heritage

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson Soldiers, civilians and family members came together at the Solomon Center Tuesday to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

  • To edge of space, back: West Point balloon satellite a success

    May 19, 2011

    A group of cadets and officers traveled to Sam's Point Preserve, N.Y., May 13, 2011, to conduct their final launch of the semester for the West Point Balloon Satellite.

  • Rally promotes motorcycle safety

    May 19, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Every spring, we see it: As the temperatures go up, the number of motorcycles on the road increases. Unfortunately, we also see through trend analysis that excessive speed, reckless operation and operator inexperience kill our Soldiers.

  • Zeroing in: Soldier competes in Warrior Games

    May 19, 2011

    What worried Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Trescott most was breathing. With an altitude of more than 6,000 feet above sea level, breathing in Colorado Spring, Colo., requires faster, deeper breaths than breathing in Columbia, S.C.

  • National Memorial Day observance at Arlington

    May 27, 2011

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington will conduct an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony May 30 at 11 a.m. at the Tomb of the Unknowns, to be followed by an observance program hosted by the Department of Defense in Arlington's Memorial Amphitheater.

  • Lions of the Prowl

    May 19, 2011

  • Please Add a Title!

    May 19, 2011

    Leaders from the Khowst provincial government and 3rd Brigade Combat Team 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke met with elders in Spera, Khowst province, Afghanistan, to discuss issues in the village, Tuesday, May 17.Aca,!A..Aca,!A..

  • Young leaders build confidence through competition, fellowship

    May 19, 2011

    Teams compete in JROTC compeition

  • Afghan police training going to 8 weeks, RSC commanders told

    May 19, 2011

    Lieutenant General William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general, NATO Training Mission -Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, announced on opening day of the Regional Support Command Commanders Conference May 17 that the Afghan Basic Patrolman Course will increase two weeks for a total of eight weeks of training.

  • Exhibition gives Soldiers, Families insight to Bamberg sports clubs

    May 19, 2011

    Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Sports Expo brought sports clubs from Bamberg to provide information and demonstrations about what clubs have to offer in the local area.

  • Bamberg lodging receives award at renovation grand opening

    May 19, 2011

    A ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of Warner Barracks' new temporary lodging facility took place last Monday. During the ceremony, Bamberg Lodging's manager, Alice Zamora and her team received Department of the Army's 2010 Lodging Operation of the Year award, small category.

  • Face of Defense: Deployed Soldier becomes U.S. citizen

    May 19, 2011

    Spc. Rafael Santos from the Massachusetts National Guard's 1st Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, returned recently from Kandahar, where he took his citizenship exam and then took part in a citizenship oath ceremony along with about 75 other new citizens.

  • Soldiers test skills, attempt to earn medical badge

    May 19, 2011

    Only a few miles south of the military demarcation line separating North and South Korea is a small U.S. Army training base near the city of Paju where Soldiers are testing for the badge that has been around since 1965. The test is called "EFMB on the DMZ" by cadre responsible for maintaining standards for obtaining the badge.

  • Pentagon Police badge honors 9/11

    Aug 31, 2011

    In honor of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks the Pentagon Police force have redesigned their badge to commemorate the events of that day.

  • Army Chief of Staff's Retiree Council

    May 18, 2011

    What is it' The Army Chief of Staff's (CSA) Retiree Council is made up of 14 retired Soldiers who are nominated by their installation retiree councils, approved by the CSA, and serve four-year terms, representing more than a million retired Soldiers, surviving spouses and family members worldwide. These retired Soldiers are recalled to active duty annually for a meeting. At the meeting, DoD and Army leaders brief their program/ms, address retiree concerns and ask for the continued support of retired Soldiers and families. Armed with this knowledge and their research before the meeting, the Council addresses retiree issues submitted by installation councils. At the close of the meeting, the Council co-chairs, meet with the CSA to report the council's recommendations on these issues and to reinforce retired Soldiers' and spouses' continued support for the Army.

  • National Guard, USNORTHCOM kick off major national level training exercise

    May 18, 2011

    The National Guard, in cooperation with several federal agencies, including U.S. Northern Command, kicked off exercise ARDENT SENTRY 2011 today as part of the National Level Exercise 2011.

  • U.S. transfers Karbala base to Iraqi Army

    May 18, 2011

    Joint Security Station Hussayniyah was officially transferred to Iraqi government authority in a ceremony held here, May 14, 2011.

  • Rodriguez says Afghan transition on track

    May 18, 2011

    The International Security Assistance Force commander said the combined team approach has paid off, and while this progress is fragile and reversible, they look forward to building on those successes and supporting the Afghans as they build sustainable stability.

  • Gates budget review to 'force discussion' of risk analysis

    May 18, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today announced the framework for a comprehensive review of military spending designed to put national security needs ahead of arbitrary budget cuts.

  • MIT-West Point challenge yields new Soldier technologies

    May 18, 2011

    Every year since 2003, cadets from the U.S. Military Academy and students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have competed to develop technologies that help soldiers and Marines on the battlefield.

  • On target for partnership: New York Guard Soldiers form bonds in South African rifle match

    May 18, 2011

    A team of eight New York National Guard Soldiers competed against Soldiers and police officers from South Africa, Great Britain and New Zealand in Bloemfontein, South Africa, May 2-8, 2011.

  • Dual Military Marriage

    May 18, 2011

    Married Army Officers prepare for back to back deployments and discuss how they make it work.

  • Registration continues for MCOE combatives

    May 18, 2011

    The 197th Infantry Brigade, 192nd Infantry Brigade and 198th Infantry Brigade are among the units with the most participants already registered for the 2011 Maneuver Center of Excellence Modern Army Combatives Tournament, which will be held Friday at Smith Fitness Center. Fifty-four participants are registered as of Wednesday. Registration ends Thursday and all competitors will be weighed in the same day.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Run 2011

    May 18, 2011

    Over 22,000 Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division kick off this years All American Week with 4 mile division run. This is the first time since 2006 that the entire division has been able to participate in All American Week.

  • Soldiers flip over realistic training vehicle

    May 18, 2011

    AMRDEC Software Engineering Directorate's Army Game Studio designed and built a Transportable Reconfigurable Integrated Crew Trainer to provide egress training for individuals and crews.

  • Four Soldiers honored with building dedication

    May 18, 2011

    Four fallen Soldiers were honored Saturday in a 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, building dedication ceremony on Sand Hill. Three training barracks and a battalion headquarters were named in honor of Capt. Gerry Harr, Lt. Col. George Marshall, Capt. Richard Knight Jr., and Sgt. 1st Class Jason Bishop

  • Runners prepare to race across Georgia

    May 18, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Runners are gearing up for the 3rd annual Run For The Heroes to benefit the Columbus-based House of Heroes. Ten military relay teams are signed up to run, with seven coming from Fort Benning.

  • Soldiers take part in Braves-Phillies festivities

    May 18, 2011

    Fort Benning played a role in Major League Baseball's fifth annual Civil Rights Game on Sunday at Turner Field, while a Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier stepped out of the dugout as the day's "Hometown Hero."

  • Double amputee happy to fill NCO leader role

    May 18, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Ray Castillo's 10th combat deployment with the 75th Ranger Regiment resulted in a life-changing event on the dusty battlefield of northern Iraq. Today, he's a double amputee, but is set to graduate next week from Fort Benning's seven-week Maneuver Senior Leaders Course.

  • Army men take silver in track relay at Warrior Games

    May 18, 2011

    The Army took the silver medal yesterday in the men's relay during the 2011 Warrior Games here at Garry Berry Stadium.

  • Waterborne battalion brings home the gold

    May 18, 2011

    Congratulations to the 10th Transportation Battalion, (Waterborne!), 7th Sustainment Brigade for receiving this year's Commander's Gold for Community Service Award during the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Army Community Service Volunteer Recognition Ceremony May 12 at 9 a.m. at the Fort Eustis Club. Pictured left to right is 1st Sgt. James Faggart, acting command sergeant major, 10th Transportation Battalion, Tonya Williams, wife of battalion commander, Lt. Col. Kenneth Williams, Maj. Fredericka Harris, battalion executive officer, and Col. Donald Kirkland, JBLE commander.

  • Snakes, rabbits and story time, oh, my

    May 18, 2011

    Military children and their parents equaling 41 families gathered together with Family Readiness Support Assistants and Leaders, members of the Virginia Living Museum the evening of May 12 at General Stanford Elementary School on Joint Base Langely-Eustis to participate in the Military Child Education Coalition's Tell Me A Story program.

  • USAMU hosts Olympic hopefuls

    May 18, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - France's Pierre Edmond Piasecki fired first. Niccolo Campriani of Italy took a deep breath, let off his stance and gave a smile to the crowd Monday as he prepared to fire his last shot of the Men's Air Rifle final in the 2011 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup, which the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is hosting this week.

  • Keeping their guard up

    May 18, 2011

  • Ostrander shares story of tragedy, resiliency

    May 18, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Leslie Ostrander knows about resilience. At age 4, Ostrander was paralyzed from the waist down in a fatal car accident on a county road between Columbus and Auburn, Ala., that killed her grandmother and injured her mother.

  • Army publishes draft Environmental Impact Statement

    May 18, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army published a draft Environmental Impact Statement Friday concerning the comprehensive study of the impact Fort Benning's Training Land Expansion Program may have on local economies and the environment.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. David S. Wilson

    May 18, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Pfc. David S. Wilson

  • Practice makes perfect

    May 18, 2011

    Soldiers from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, the Pentagon, and Joint Base Bolling-Anacostia, Md., have been downrange since May 2 participating in Army warrior training at the Army's Sustainment Center of Excellence, Warrior Training Center, Fort Lee, Va.

  • A force growing stronger

    May 18, 2011

  • Not for the weak at heart

    May 18, 2011

    Soldiers from across Iraq's United States Division-South converged on Contingency Operating Site Kalsu April 22 to compete for the title of "best in the division."

  • High-tech TV town hall focuses on readiness

    May 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The theme of Army readiness, with briefings on current programs and special events, will be the focus of the next TV town hall, here, 7 p.m., May 18, on installation channel TV2.

  • Having a plan is key to surviving a hurricane

    May 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Hurricane season is approaching, and it's time to take precautionary measures.

  • 8th TSC's OSJA hosts Law Day events, activities

    May 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - Law Day kicked off, here, May 1.

  • USAG-HI preserves history

    May 17, 2011

    HONOLULU - The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii received high praise for two historic preservation projects during the 2011 Preservation Honor Awards ceremony, held at the Queen's Conference Center, here, recently.

  • 25th ID spouses get spiritually fit

    May 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - An evening of prayer and laughter filled the Post Conference Room, here, during a spiritual dinner for spouses of deployed Soldiers, May 4.

  • The OH-58F Kiowa Warrior

    May 17, 2011

    <b>What is it' </b> The OH-58F is the planned upgrade of the OH-58D and will provide leap-ahead technology and increased capability through the implementation of a Cockpit and Sensor Upgrade Program (CASUP) which includes: advanced nose mounted sensor, improved cockpit control hardware and software for enhanced situational awareness, three full color multi-function displays, dual-redundant digital engine controller for enhanced engine safety, digital inter-cockpit communications, digital HELLFIRE future upgrades, Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) upgrades, and a redesigned aircraft wiring harness. The FOX model will also integrate Level 2 Manned Unmanned Teaming, Common Missile Warning System (CMWS), Health and Usage Monitoring (HUMS), and enhanced weapons functionality via 1760 digital interface.

  • Corps completes first Gold-rated facility at Hill Air Force Base

    May 17, 2011

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the new, Corps-built and Gold-rated, $4.5 million Three-Bay fire station at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, May 17. The station received a Gold rating under LEED, a first for the Sacramento District and Hill Air Force Base.

  • Learning techniques to make an impact

    May 17, 2011

    The only construction effects engineer assets in all of the U.S. Army-Pacific can be found in the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, here. As the 84th Eng. Bn. conducts missions across the Pacific theater of operations, it is frequently split to allow for a maximum outcome while assisting with multi-force and multi-national missions.

  • 99th RSC Finance NCO gets promoted at the Lincoln Memorial

    May 17, 2011

  • Hawaii Reserve Soldiers leave their mark on Golden Mariner

    May 17, 2011

    When civilian workers went on strike due to a labor dispute, Hawaii-based U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers of the 302nd Transportation Terminal Battalion, 9th Mission Support Command, took the lead at Exercise Golden Mariner, here, April 1-May 6.

  • CLOSE TO THE HEART: World War I Soldier's Poem and Personal Artifact Honor the Fallen in the 42

    May 17, 2011

    The poem "The Rouge Bouquet", about men entombed on the battlefield and written by poet Joyce Kilmer, a sergeant in the 42nd Infantry Division, holds a special meaning for Soldiers of the division past and present. Kilmer's crucifix, taken from his body after his death, has been passed down from commander to commander of the 1st Battalion 69th Infantry since World War I.

  • Kansas training facility renamed to honor Army colonel killed in Afghanistan conflict

    May 17, 2011

    On May 18th, 2010, the Battle Command Training Program (BCTP) lost Colonel John McHugh, Chief of Operations Group Alpha, to a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. A year later, the U.S. Army is renaming one of a key Fort Leavenworth, Kan., training facility to honor the fallen Soldier.

  • May 14, 2011 - Commencement Speech - West Texas A&M University

    May 17, 2011

    Graduating class of 2011, thank you for allowing me to speak to you today and share in this very special day with you and your families. Thinking of what I could share with you today..... To inspire you to success......I thought of the one thing that always gives me confidence in America, Our Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen.

  • MDW hosts command-level AFAP conference

    May 17, 2011

    The Military District of Washington hosted the annual command-level Army Family Action Plan Conference at Fort McNair May 4-6.

  • ECBC wins Governor's Service Award for support to community

    May 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Chemical Biological Center was presented the Governor's Service Award May 12 in recognition of the center's dedicated support to local schools and educators to promote science, technology, engineering and math.

  • May 6, 2011 - Commencement Speech - Cameron University

    May 17, 2011

    Not only are you and thousands of other fellow students around the country about to leave the womb of this protected place, but you are about to play in the larger sandbox of making choices in a global setting in an unsettled environment. This week has been a very telling time for our country. America is a complex nation, large and diverse with great character and yet much harmony.

  • Excellence Award presented to Public Health Command scientist

    May 17, 2011

    USAPHC (Prov) master consultant entomologist Brian Zeichner won the 2011 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer from the Federal Laboratory Consortium™. The award was presented May 5 at the FLC National Meeting in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Volunteer program saves APG half-a-million

    May 17, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - For selfless service to something greater than themselves over the past year, 44 Aberdeen Proving Ground volunteers were honored for their service to the installation and the surrounding community during the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Aberdeen North recreation center May 5.

  • Fort Leavenworth unit trains NATO Soldiers in Germany

    May 17, 2011

    Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) Operations Group Delta team members deployed to the Grafenwoehr Training Center, Germany for a combined joint exercise primarily focused on combined arms maneuver. The NATO training event was also designed to improve the command's ability to deploy into an area of responsibility, using a full range of equipment, capabilities, and personnel.

  • DISPOSAL FACILITY DESTROYS LAST MUSTARD AGENT-FILLED BULK CONTAINER

    May 17, 2011

    Workers at the Tooele Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (TOCDF) yesterday destroyed the last of 6,399 mustard agent-filled bulk containers originally stored at the U.S. Army's Deseret Chemical Depot (DCD).

  • BOSS program wins FEB Gold

    May 17, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Team took home a Gold Federal Executive Board award in the Volunteer Service-Group Award category during the 44th Annual Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony at Martins' West in Woodlawn, Md., May 6.

  • APG's 'Big Mike' wins state award

    May 17, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Directorate of Emergency Services has announced that APG Police Detective Michael Farlow was awarded the prestigious Sam Walker Lifetime Achievement Award, which is equivalent to the State of Maryland's D.A.R.E Officer of the Year Award, during an April 20 presentation at the Holiday Inn in Ocean City, Md.

  • RSC Commanders Conference underway in Kabul

    May 17, 2011

    The Regional Support Commanders Conference got underway May 17 and lasts through May 19 at Camp Eggers, Kabul, Afghanistan. The Regional Support Commands, who report to Deputy Commander Regional Support, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-A, serve as forward coordination and integration cells between that unit, Regional Commands, and the Afghan National Security Force to identify and address requirements within the regions.

  • Operation Shear Love: Troops donate long locks to children

    May 17, 2011

    Troops on Victory Base Complex participated in Operation Shear Love, in which they donated their hair to Locks of Love, May 8, 2011.

  • Shaping Sustainment Crossword Puzzle

    May 24, 2011

    Crossword Puzzle for all the Logisticians

  • 1st Infantry Division commander salutes Tuskegee Airmen

    May 17, 2011

    The commanding general of the "Big Red One" applauded the contributions of America's first black military aviators during a dinner celebrating the Tuskegee Airmen May 14. "Tuskegee Airmen are an inspiration, for me and for many generations yet to come," said Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, commanding general of the 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley. "They live on in each of us who commit to the principals that made them successful so long ago."

  • Military-to-Military Band Exchange

    May 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Band and the PeopleAca,!a,,cs Liberation Army Band are performing a series of concerts to build mutual understanding between the United States and the Peoples Republic of China.

  • U.S., Chinese Army bands perform together in historic concert

    May 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" and the Military Band of the People's Liberation Army of China played together at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., May 16.

  • Troops seeking Taliban leader kill insurgent

    May 17, 2011

    A combined Afghan and coalition force killed an insurgent in the Sayed Abad district of Afghanistan's Wardak province yesterday while searching for a Taliban leader, military officials reported.

  • 2011 Warrior Games open

    May 17, 2011

    The 2011 Warrior Games kicked off Monday evening at the U.S. Olympic Training Center when Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta lit the torch to start the games.

  • Army Reserve seeks to expand cooperation plans

    May 17, 2011

    The after-action reports still are works in progress after a successful MEDREACH 11 medical humanitarian assistance exercise that wrapped up here May 13, 2011, but the Army Reserve already is exploring ways to expand its participation in theater security cooperation engagements in Africa and elsewhere.

  • Competition crowns Special Forces Command top Soldier, NCO

    May 17, 2011

    The U.S. Army Special Forces Command NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition saw Soldiers from the five active duty Special Forces Groups compete against one another for five grueling days at Fort Bragg May 9 - 12 to see who would be crowned the regiment's top noncommissioned officer and Soldier.

  • PS Magazine marks 60 years of service

    Jun 21, 2011

    The Army's master mechanic is still in uniform even though his tour of duty began during World War II.

  • 82nd Airborne Division Run Jump Starts All American Week

    May 17, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Jim Huggins, 82nd Airborne Division commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Bryant Lambert, division command sergeant major, kick off All American Week with the annual four-mile Division Run May 16, 2011, at Fort Bragg, N.C. It was the first time since 2006 all of the division's brigades were at home for the week of celebration and remembrance. More than 20,000 paratroopers participated in the run.

  • Soldier Show lured Operation Rising Star winner to U.S. Army

    May 17, 2011

    Operation Rising Star champion Melissa Gomez participated in the Family and MWR Command's musical competitions as both as Soldier, and later as a spouse.

  • Gomez exceeds Rising Star expectations in recording debut

    May 17, 2011

  • JTAGS Soldiers build unity during 2011 Warrior FTX

    May 17, 2011

    STUTTGART, Germany -- Space Warriors train in the dirt to prepare for future contingencies.

  • Soldier receives CIB from 1st CAV CG

    May 17, 2011

  • Standards are Non-Negotiable

    May 17, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Operation New Dawn is a different kind of fight. It is not the door-to-door, street-by-street fight that was typical of Operation Iraqi Freedom, but that does not mean that the lessons learned from the previous years of sacrifice in Iraq cannot translate into success for Operation New Dawn. For the Soldiers of the Personal Security Detachment, 6th 'Saber' Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, the lessons learned from years of operations in Iraq are evident as they prepare for every mission.

  • Experimental solar shade in Djibouti provides constant power

    May 17, 2011

    The silence of nonpolluting solar energy at work will someday replace the hum of muffled generators in remote field locations.

  • A Catalyst for Change

    May 17, 2011

    Feature story on Staff Sgt. Sean Cornelison's, a battle ncoic with the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, experiences throughout his 20 plus years in the US Army, reserve, National Guard and active duty.

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