Archive: Jun 2011

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  • 'Top-notch NCO' misses mark in Accessions Command contest

    Jun 9, 2011

    Cadet Command Sgt. 1st Class Rick Selvester, an Army ROTC instructor at Norwich University, won't go ahead to Training and Doctrine Command's Non-commissioned Officer of the Year contest -- Accessions Command's contest, which finished today, went to a Recruiting Command NCO.

  • "Back to Basics” conference covers broad array of logistics issues

    Jun 10, 2011

    The three-day FORSCOM “Back to Basics” Conference concluded today. The conference consisted of large forum discussions, presentations and breakout sessions covering a wide spectrum of issues important to leaders responsible for sustaining the Army now and in the future.

  • Father, son deploy to Afghanistan

    Jun 30, 2011

    Like many children, Spc. Daren Crist followed in his father’s footsteps, making sure not to fall too far behind.

  • Adieu and 'I do'

    Jun 9, 2011

    Alaska sergeant major's retirement gathering concludes with surprise wedding-vow-renewal ceremony.

  • AFAP serves Army family

    Jun 10, 2011

    Command leaders recently traveled far and wide to gather ideas for a better future.

  • University learns on Army campus

    Jun 13, 2011

    Students come to Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to demonstrate high-power microwave generation with an explosive-driven compact system.

  • Test gets company commanders on the road

    Jun 9, 2011

    A massive network test, termed the Network Integration Evaluation, which kicked off this week at White Sands Missile Range will evaluate capabilities of a developmental vehicle mounted company command post system intended to give enhanced on the move networking to company commanders.

  • TRADOC commander visits Fort Sill

    Jun 13, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.--Less than six weeks into command and already Gen. Robert Cone, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command commanding general, has visited the Fires Center of Excellence twice and is impressed with the high level of training taking place here.

  • Army garrisons win big at 2011 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Ceremony

    Jun 9, 2011

    The Army and Air Force cleaned up at the 2011 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon June 8. Two Army installations and two Army teams received awards for outstanding achievements in conserving and sustaining natural and cultural resources. The Air Force won four awards as well, and the Defense Logistics Agency garnered one.

  • Military task force proposed for disasters

    Sep 28, 2011

    The 593rd Sustainment Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is in the final planning stage of a new project, the Deployable Sustainment Task Force, which would be capable of moving personnel and equipment with just 96 hours of notice, to provide humanitarian relief in the event of a natural disaster.

  • Technology enables deployed parents to see graduations

    Jun 10, 2011

    Deployed military parents from bases across Europe and the Pacific will be able to watch their teenagers graduate from high school via live webcast.

  • Airlines revise policies for troops’ checked baggage

    Jun 10, 2011

    Military members traveling on orders on several major U.S. air carriers can check four, and in some cases five, bags without charge based on new policies the airlines instituted in recent days.

  • Solar thermal system a window to the future

    Jun 9, 2011

    There’s a not-so-new technology in use on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that is helping to provide hot water at the 60,000-square-foot Nisqually Medical Dental facility.

  • SCCA brings out Soldier, racing enthusiasts

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. " It worked just like “The Field of Dreams.” “If you build it, they will come.” The idea may have been a no-brainer " if you give Soldiers a chance to drive their cars quickly, safely and legally, they will come. A record attendance of more than 100 drivers, including about 80 Soldiers, participated in the fourth Fort Riley Autocross June 5 at Marshall Army Airfield.

  • Troopers compete in Wolverine PT Challenge

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Muleskinners hold demanding marathon challenge

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Fort Riley dads spend time with Families at picnic

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. - A popular event among parents and their children seemed to be the three-legged race at this year’s Dad’s Make a Difference Picnic June 4 at Rally Point Field.

  • Army Secretary visits U.S., Philippine forces during Pacific tour

    Jun 10, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines and the Armed Forces of the Philippines Western Mindanao Command June 7, 2011, to discuss strategic Philippine/US partnerships, and the importance of the “3Ds approach” -- diplomacy, development, and defense "to combating terrorism, and promoting peace and stability, in southern Mindanao.

  • 2011 JBLM Bodybuilding Championships are a different kind of rush

    Jun 9, 2011

  • 10th Sustainment welcomes new senior enlisted Soldier

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Fort Riley Soldiers, civilians run for a cause

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. " Law enforcement officers joined forces to support this year’s Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run June 2. Many officers participating were no strangers to the program or the event.

  • Warriors prove endurance, perseverance at CFI Minitry

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Enduring the blistering Texas heat, wounded warriors proved their endurance and perseverance at the Brooke Army Medical Center’s 4th annual Center for the Intrepid Memorial Day MiniTry, held May 27 at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Readers of all ages invited on medieval quest

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Keith A. Campbell Memorial Library is registering children, teens and adults for their summer reading program, “A Midsummer Knight’s Read.”

  • Seat Belt Campaign SMART Posters

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Special Olympics athletes take center stage

    Jun 10, 2011

    With the largest field of competitors since it began in 1968, the Special Olympics Washington Summer Games provided healthy competition while building confidence and community at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Meade High community spruces up school grounds on Beautification Day

    Jun 9, 2011

    100 students, faculty and community members spruced up Meade High School's exterior during the third annual Meade High School Beautification Day.

  • Belvoir crowds enjoy Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 9, 2011

    They came to Fort Belvoir’s Long Parade Field in strollers, Radio Flyer and Little Tykes wagons, on bicycles and on foot.

  • Motorists: Be mindful of Fort Meade entry procedures

    Jun 9, 2011

    Motorists and commuters may have noticed a traffic backup at the Reece Road gate. The Fort Meade Directorate of Emergency Services is monitoring the situation and is taking corrective actions to resolve the situation.

  • Scout heads civilian monument beautification

    Jun 9, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A rededication ceremony that took place at Aberdeen Proving Ground South (Edgewood) May 30, all began when a local Boy Scout wanted to honor government civilians who lost their lives while serving on Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • German proficiency test builds morale

    Jun 9, 2011

    Thirteen service members from the active and National Guard components earned the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency on June 2 during a two-day competition hosted by the 32nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team on Fort Meade.

  • "Old Ironsides" Soldiers tour ANAD

    Jun 9, 2011

    Five of Anniston Army Depot's ultimate customers toured the installation June 1 and 2 as part of Operation Tell Your Story, a quarterly program that allows Soldiers to meet with the men and women who maintain and repair their vehicles and weapons.

  • From All-American Marching Band to All-American Soldier, one musician’s journey into the Army

    Jun 10, 2011

    Christopher Sloan was one of 101 elite high school musicians selected to the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band in January, and the experience changed his life. Sloan ships to basic training June 14, and looks forward to serving his country and making a difference.

  • Gardens serve as learning tool for DTA youth

    Jun 9, 2011

    Members of the Child, Youth and School Services program here are using their gardening skills to learn about healthy eating, entrepreneurship and how things grow.

  • Middle school students compete for national honors in Army’s annual STEM competition

    Jun 15, 2011

    Sixteen middle school teams from across the country travel to Washington, D.C., June 20-24, to vie for national honors in eCYBERMISSION, an Army-sponsored Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) competition.

  • First Army cases its colors, prepares for relocation

    Jun 9, 2011

    First Army's colors casing ceremony June 3 at Fort Gillem signified the commands relocation from Fort Gillem to Rock Island, Ill., this summer as a result of the 2005 BRAC Act.

  • USARC cases colors, prepares to relocate headquarters

    Jun 9, 2011

    On June 3, the U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC), located at Fort McPherson, cased its command’s flag, or colors, and officially closed its headquarters as part of its move to Fort Bragg, N.C. The color casing ceremony, held outside the USARC Headquarters (Bldg. 315), marked a major milestone in the relocation to Fort Bragg in accordance with the 2005 BRAC law.

  • A timely reaction, Exercise shows responders are ready

    Jun 9, 2011

    At 8:16 a.m. on May 24, the call went out - someone had fired shots in an Anniston Army Depot building.

  • Important BRAC announcements

    Jun 9, 2011

    The timeline to closure hit a major marker Wednesday, when the official countdown to closure reached less than 100 days. Only 97 more days remain until the base closes this September.

  • Army 101 educates community

    Jun 9, 2011

    Spc. Justin Norrid and his new wife, Giorgia Norrid, thought they were attending an Army Family Team Building course May 31. Instead, they arrived at Army 101, a course designed to educate employees on Fort Carson and in the surrounding communities on everything Army.

  • Things are heating up, stay safe, hydrated

    Jun 9, 2011

    This week we’ve seen temperatures creep into the mid 90s, with the actual heat index making temperatures feel well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. At these temperatures can pose a lot of problems especially to young children and older adults. And while these individuals are at high risk, even our fit Soldiers and Civilians can be injured by the heat. By dehydrating the body, the heat makes people more susceptible to heat injuries.

  • U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory welcomes new commander

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Soldiers and civilians of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory greeted a new commanding officer June 1 at the U.S .Army Aviation Museum.

  • Aviation spouses: ‘Honey, I already got my wings, what’s taking you so long?’

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Most Aviation spouses have limited knowledge of what it is their Aviators do every day. June 3, 25 wives and one husband of Soldiers at Fort Rucker were given the opportunity to dress and act the part of an Army Aviator by learning water survival skills, completing team-building obstacles, receiving survival training, firing M-16s at a simulated rifle range and learning to fly helicopters in the simulators.

  • Sky Chief veterans return to Aviation roots

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- A group of Vietnam-era pilots and crewmembers returned to Mother Rucker June 3 to reminisce about the old days and learn how far Aviation training has come since they attended flight school here as young men more than 40 years ago.

  • Celebrating our Army’s 236th birthday

    Jun 9, 2011

    On the morning of April 19, 1775, a handful of militia engaged a force from the British army on Lexington Common in Massachusetts. A little less than two months later, on June 14, the Continental Congress adopted the American Continental Army and gave birth to the worldly revered force we serve today. Tuesday will mark 236 years of service to our nation. A nation we who wear the uniform are committed to defend “against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

  • Fort Rucker schools out for summer

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- School bells rang for the last time of the school year on Fort Rucker June 2.

  • Ranch offers healing for WTB Soldiers

    Jun 9, 2011

    Troubled by what most had seen at war and recovering from their injuries, 11 Fort Carson Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers found refuge and solace in the mountains of Colorado May 23-27.

  • Fort Rucker hosts Men’s Sports, Fitness and Wellness Expo

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Men looking for ways to monitor or improve their health have a good place to start June 15 at The Landing, according to Directorate of Family, Morale, Wellness and Recreation officials.

  • Fort Carson crews fight fires

    Jun 9, 2011

    Fire crews from battled two wild land fires at Fort Carson’s Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site Wednesday.

  • Florida Guardsman becomes Army’s first female Avenger Master Gunner

    Jun 10, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Jessica Ray, with the Florida National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery, recently became the first female to graduate from the Avenger Master Gunner course.

  • Inspecting the troops

    Jun 9, 2011

    (from left to right in Humvee) Brig. Gen. David Bishop, chief of staff, Third Army/U.S. Army Central (Third Army), Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. William Webster, outgoing Third Army commander, Lt. Gen. Vincent Brooks, incoming Third Army commander, review Third Army troops and units during Third Army's change of command ceremony June 3 on Hedekin Field at Fort McPherson.

  • Spartans fall to Lowe Field in extra innings

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- There was no glory to be found for the Spartans of 1st Battalion, 223rd Aviation Regiment in its game against Army Fleet Support Lowe Field June 6.

  • Thoracic surgeon assumes command of 30th MEDCOM

    Jun 9, 2011

    A thoracic surgeon assumed command of the 30th Medical Command (Deployment Support) during a change of command ceremony June 9, on the Nachricten Kaserne Parade Field. Col. John M. Cho, who is doubly board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, took command of the 77-year old organization, which serves as the theater-enabling medical asset for the European Command theater of operations.

  • Army Reserve civil affairs Soldiers extend helping hands to furry friends

    Jun 10, 2011

    Members of the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion and 4220th U.S. Army Hospital held a spay and neuter clinic as part of Joint Task Force Razorback, an eleven-day Innovative Readiness Training event located in the heart of the Arkansas Delta Region.

  • Young Fort Drum bike riders hit trails, learn bike safety

    Jun 10, 2011

  • 3rd BCT leaders update U.S. national security official on progress in Sanjaray

    Jun 9, 2011

  • 60th Anniversary of the Korean War

    Jun 9, 2011

    Learn more about the Korean War.

  • Sergeant Major of the Army visits 3rd BCT troops

    Jun 9, 2011

    SMA Raymond F. Chandler III visits 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan.

  • Officials stand up Fort Bragg mission contracting center

    Jun 9, 2011

    The standup of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command’s Mission Contracting Center at Fort Bragg, N.C., June 5 marked the second of eight intermediate levels of command being established to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of contracted services at installations throughout the continental United States.

  • 99th RSC honors civilian employees

    Jun 9, 2011

    Maj. Gen. William D. Razz Waff, commanding general of the 99th RSC, presented two individuals with federal service certificates at the Major John P. Pryor Army Reserve Center during the command’s “Dauntless Call,” to honor their many years of federal service.

  • Town hall meeting held to discuss future of Fort Meade golf course

    Jun 9, 2011

    Fort Meade installation commander, Colonel Daniel L. Thomas, hosted a town hall meeting for club members and patrons to present future plans and answer questions about The Courses, the golf course on the installation.

  • Deployed dad watches daughter graduate high school via teleconference

    Jun 10, 2011

    While deployed overseas, U.S. service members often miss out on important family events such as birthdays or anniversaries. For 1st Sgt. Michael Robling, deployed to Contingency Operating Site Marez, Iraq, as senior enlisted leader of Company C, 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, a video teleconference brought him front and center to his daughter’s high school graduation, June 6.

  • CSM & SGM Nominative Process SOP

    Jun 9, 2011

    CSM & SGM Nominative Process SOP

  • Support Starts At CASCOM

    Jun 9, 2011

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, Training and Doctrine Command commanding general, visits the Combined Arms Support Command at Fort Lee. CASCOM is responsible for training sustainment Soldiers at Fort Lee in the functional branch areas of Quartermaster, Transportation and Ordnance.

  • End of an Era: Army Garrison Leaves Mannheim vicinity after 66 years

    Jun 10, 2011

    A look back on the Mannheim community since World War II

  • Medics react to mass casualty exercise

    Jun 14, 2011

    While commanders cannot predict when an attack will happen, leaders can train their Soldiers to treat casualties when an attack does occur. Medics and health care providers with 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, practiced their skills at reacting to a simulated mass casualty event on Contingency Operating Base Warhorse, Iraq, June 6. The exercise was an opportunity to jump-start training for a group of medics and providers who recently arrived in Iraq. “This is about creating muscle memory,” s

  • Mannheim Deactivation Ceremony

    Jun 10, 2011

    The U.S. Army Garrison Mannheim cased its colors in a Relinquishment of Command and Deactivation Ceremony on Benjamin Franklin Village in Mannheim, Germany May 31.

  • TRADOC Commander visits Ft Sill, Joint Fires Exercise

    Jun 10, 2011

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited Fort Sill, Okla. Wednesday to meet with the Fires Center of Excellence leadership and observe training, including the Joint Fires Observer Course.

  • Crystal Clear: Disco fever grips Fort Jackson kids

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- It would be an overstatement to say that I was so excited I couldn’t sleep, but the party definitely had me amped.

  • Recruiting school honors its own

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- They started out as classmates in the Sergeants Major Academy and now retired Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph LaPlante and Sgt. Maj. Marty Boyd-Green are the newest inductees in the Recruiting and Retention Hall of Fame.

  • Renewing commitment to the Army: 13 community leaders re-sign Army covenant

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- While the Columbia Blowfish baseball team took time to show its appreciation for Fort Jackson’s Soldiers, community members and post leaders took time to renew their commitment to work together.

  • U.S. Army to celebrate 236 years

    Jun 12, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In a few days, the Army will celebrate its 236th birthday. Like a fine wine, our Army adds distinction with age. For more than two centuries, our Army has been synonymous with our nation’s strength in preserving peace and freedom. No other fighting force in the world can make that claim.

  • Battle drills: Fort Jackson hosts TRADOC competition

    Jun 9, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in the competition’s history, the Army’s six top drill sergeants will converge on Fort Jackson next week to compete for the title of TRADOC’s Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • U.S., Iraqi pilots conduct joint training

    Jun 9, 2011

    Two U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters flew in formation with two Iraqi Air Force helicopters during May 18, 2011, on a joint medical evacuation training mission, serving to build rapport and partnerships between the two militaries.

  • Afghan, Coalition forces capture insurgent leader

    Jun 9, 2011

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force yesterday captured a key facilitator for the Kunduz attack network and two of his associates during a nighttime security operation in the Archi district of Afghanistan’s Kunduz province, military officials reported.

  • North Dakota Guardsmen walk levees looking for leaks

    Jun 9, 2011

    North Dakota National Guard personnel have now shifted their focus from filling sandbags to another important task, levee surveillance and patrol. And they are going on their patrols knowing exactly what they are looking for on the levees throughout their assigned area.

  • Brazilian-born medic shares life-saving skills with Afghans

    Jun 9, 2011

    “I don’t think I adopted America. America adopted me,” Brazilian-born Cpl. Joel M. Kuhn said as he sat outside of Nangalam Base in eastern Afghanistan's Kunar province.

  • FORSCOM conference examines challenges being faced, initiatives being taken

    Jun 9, 2011

    The FORSCOM G-4 “Back to Basics” Conference in Fayetteville, N.C., continued today, highlighted by a presentation from Lt. Gen. Mitchell H. Stevenson, the Department of the Army deputy chief of staff for logistics. Stevenson spoke on a range of issues facing the Army logistics community, now and in the future. The three-day conference has brought together more than 160 people who represent FORSCOM and its subordinate corps, divisions, mission support element G-4’s, as well as sustainment commanders and leaders. Subject matter experts on a variety of sustainment/logistics topics will engage the attendees in large forum discussions, presentations and breakout sessions.

  • Bliss breaks mold: first military installation to house two base supply centers

    Jun 8, 2011

    In cooperation with Fort Bliss Garrison command, the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind opened Bliss’ second base service center during a ceremony at East Fort Bliss, June 7.

  • Big Red One Birthday

    Jun 8, 2011

    Video of the Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr. birthday message for the 1st Infantry Division Ceremony.

  • Headin' Home!

    Jun 8, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, checking their Stryker on June 3, before turning it in to the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.

  • 75th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill Host 32nd Annual Diamond Brigade Run

    Jun 8, 2011

    The 32nd Annual Diamond Brigade Run was held June 4th 2011 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The run is a community relations and fundraising endeavor, partnered with Fort Sill Family, Morale, Welfare, and Recreation.

  • USASMDC/ARSTRAT Soldiers Awarded Order of St. Dominic Medal

    Jun 9, 2011

    Five service members received the association's Order of Saint Dominic at the USASMDC/ARSTRAT annual ball.

  • Army kicks off network exercise

    Jun 9, 2011

    The Army kicked off its largest network field exercise to date, with more than 3,800 Soldiers taking part.

  • 'Mighty' 407th on parade

    Jun 8, 2011

    The “Mighty” 407th Army Field Support Brigade, led by its commander, Col. Danny Tilzey, prepares for a pass-in-review before the III Corps change of command ceremony April 21 at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Army consolidating battle command applications

    Jun 9, 2011

    The Army's Project Manager Battle Command is working vigorously to "collapse" the boundaries separating various applications from one another.

  • Weaponless yet Eager, 27th IBCT Chaplains Charge into Pre-deployment Training

    Jun 14, 2011

    Even New York Army National Guard Chaplains endure the predeployment training tasks of the troops as the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team prepares for a future deployment to Afghanistan in early 2012.

  • Top NCO marks Memorial Day

    Jun 9, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command's Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake delivered Memorial Day remarks at the Rock Island (Ill.) Rotary Club meeting held May 31 at the Quad City Botanical Center.

  • Army Sustainment Command Reserve Soldiers welcomed home

    Jun 9, 2011

    Ten Citizen-Soldiers from the Army Sustainment Command Army Reserve Element received awards during a welcome home ceremony held at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., June 4.

  • Belvoir Soldier participates in Blue Star Memorial opening

    Jun 9, 2011

    A Fort Belvoir Soldier helped a lo­cal garden club dedicate a Blue Star Memorial marker, appropriately, on Armed Forces Day, May 21.

  • Former Army Ranger speaks at SMDC/ARSTRAT ball

    Jun 9, 2011

    Battle of Mogadishu veteran and country singer Keni Thomas spoke at the command's annual ball.

  • Army Air Operations Group conducts annual safety day

    Jun 8, 2011

    Staying safe, being safe and remaining safe is all part of being Army Strong. That was the mes­­sage driven home last week during Fort Belvoir's Safety Day May 24, which kicked off at Davison Army Air­­field.

  • High schoolers offered insider's look at West Point

    Jun 9, 2011

    For more than 1,000 rising high school seniors, the Summer Leaders Seminar was a weeklong exploration of the academic, athletic and military opportunities at West Point. Established by the West Point Admissions Office in 1976, SLS is a total immersion experience into what life as a cadet is like, led by the cadets themselves.

  • Another way West Point is getting greener

    Jun 8, 2011

    West Point is getting greener, not only because it’s springtime, but because it’s now receiving and dispensing E85 fuel for its fleet of “flex-fuel” E85 capable U.S. General Services Administration vehicles.

  • Mother, Son Share Job, Unit, Devotion

    Jun 8, 2011

  • Community remembers those who gave all on Memorial Day

    Jun 8, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders, post and local residents, veterans and scout troops gathered to remember those lost in the defense of the nations during the Memorial Day Tribute at the former Edgewood Arsenal Cemetery on APG South (Edgewood) May 30.

  • West Point, local firefighters team up for training

    Jun 8, 2011

    Firefighters and fire instructors from West Point and Newburgh performed the first phase of rope rescue training by rappelling""for the first time""off the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge June 2.

  • End of tour marks year of changes for aide-de-camp

    Jun 8, 2011

    As an aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. Gustave F. Perna, Brig. Gen. (promotable) Larry Wyche and also Jyuji D. Hewitt, then executive director, Capt. Clarence Price has cultivated and developed three different and very distinct relationships with senior leaders.

  • Big Red One Celebrates 94 Years of Continuous Service

    Jun 8, 2011

    Achieving 94 years is generally considered a monumental victory within itself; add to that countless medals, honors and battle streamers and the achievement becomes that much greater. The 1st Infantry Division, the oldest division in the U.S. Army, celebrated its 94th birthday June 8 with a cake-cutting celebration at the division’s headquarters.

  • Prophet Enhanced offers increased flexibility, survivability, collaboration

    Jun 9, 2011

    Creating a picture of the battlefield so that commanders can make informed decisions on how to operate encompasses various forms of intelligence. With the delivery of the first Prophet Enhanced to the 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade the realm of ground signals intelligence received a major boost.

  • Victory Update Vol. 11-4

    Jun 8, 2011

    In the latest edition of Victory Update, see how the Chaplain Corps is honoring its own who made the ultimate sacrifice, plus meet the newest inductees into the Recruiting and Retention School Hall of Fame and it's fun at the old ballpark as the Columbia Blowfish salute our troops.

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