Archive: Jun 2011

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  • Does This Seem Routine?

    Jun 1, 2011

    The intent of this article is to ignite some thought and consideration on successful mission accomplishment without loss of life or equipment.

  • Home of future Armor and Cavalry Museum marked

    Jun 1, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " Groundbreaking remains a few years away, but Fort Benning has christened the site of the future National Armor and Cavalry Museum. Post leaders and several VIPs attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday at the two tank display pads on Benning Boulevard at what will become an entrance to the museum coming here as part of the Armor School’s move from Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Does This Seem Routine?

    Jun 1, 2011

    The intent of this article is to ignite some thought and consideration on successful mission accomplishment without loss of life or equipment.

  • Big Red 1 Soldier throws out first pitch via satellite for NY Mets Memorial Day game

    Jun 2, 2011

    Members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, gathered together to help throw the first pitch live via satellite from Afghanistan during pre-game ceremonies, before the Mets took on the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Memorial Day evening game.

  • Me and the Blood Principle

    Jun 1, 2011

    The “blood principle” states that people are unwilling to invest in the necessary safety precautions until blood is spilled or someone dies. On a day not long ago, I cut corners on safety, broke my own personal operating procedures and inflicted the blood principle on myself.

  • Water Wise

    Jun 1, 2011

    As summer approaches, many Soldiers and their Families will seek out recreational activities in or around water. While having fun may be the top priority, following some basic water safety rules could mean the difference between a good time and tragedy.

  • Chicago Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade

    Jun 1, 2011

    General Ray Odierno and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel participated in the 2011 Chicago Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony on May 28.

  • Knowing When To Say “When”

    Jun 1, 2011

    It’s 120 F outside and close to 130 F in the cockpit! You’re hovering at 50 feet with about 10 feet of obstacle clearance off the side of a ridgeline. You’re conducting business as usual, as you follow footprints in the sand to determine which set of tracks you need to pursue. It’s HOT! You’re not sweating anymore. Did you pay that electric bill online last night? Where’s the hose to your camelback? The winds are 40 knots gusting to 55 … nothing out of the ordinary, just another day in the desert. On your last phone call, did you tell your wife and children that you love them? Man, it’s HOT! There’s the camelback hose, but it’s no use because there’s no water in it. All you can think about is how nice it would be to fly something corporate with a freaking air conditioner! The warning tone suddenly sounds and you have a low rotor condition. How did this happen?

  • Be prepared if disaster strikes

    Jun 1, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Fort Benning tests its “giant voice” mass warning notification system at noon Saturday to help residents prepare for tornado and hurricane seasons.

  • Lockout May Not be the Solution

    Jun 1, 2011

  • Div West Soldiers sweep First Army BWC

    Jun 1, 2011

    Two Soldiers from First Army’s left coast division emerged as winners of the Fort Gillem, Ga. " based command’s annual Best Warrior Competition, held May 22-26 at Joint Base McGuire - Dix - Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Fly Prepared, Not Scared

    Jun 1, 2011

    Editor’s note: Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Hambrecht was on his way to the airfield for one more autorotation when his engine stopped. Working together as a crew, Hambrecht and his student pilot were able to land the aircraft safely. For his actions, Hambrecht was recognized with the Broken Wing Award.

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - May 2011

    Jun 1, 2011

  • Firefighters prevent spread of home fire

    Jun 1, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- For the McAllisters, old family photos were at the forefront of their thoughts. Irreplaceable mementos they thought would go up in smoke following a home fire on Fort Benning that ignited a neighbor’s apartment two weeks ago.

  • Saber Squadron and Iraqi Partners Engage Local Media during School Repair Projects

    Jun 1, 2011

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - On May 19, the 6th 'Saber' Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division " Center and their Iraqi partners, the 4th Federal Police Division, reviewed the completion of repair projects conducted at two local schools in Baghdad.

  • Soldier saves two from fire

    Jun 1, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " Spc. Jerry Torres of the 209th Military Police Detachment put his life on the line May 22 to save two residents during a fire in Battle Park, located off Arrowhead Road on Fort Benning.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - May 2011

    Jun 1, 2011

  • Interagency Chaplains Conference Focus on Post Traumatic Stress

    Jun 1, 2011

    Finding a path from the academic to practical treatments of Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) was the focus of the 5th Annual National Capital Region Interagency Chaplains Conference.

  • Gen. Martin E. Dempsey nominated to be next CJCS

    Jun 1, 2011

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey nominated to be next CJCS

  • RIA Welcome Club Awards Scholarships to Seven Students

    Jun 1, 2011

    Seven students received scholarships from the Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club at a ceremonial luncheon May 18 at Arsenal Island Golf Course clubhouse. Receiving the scholarships were high school graduates Sophie Brown, West High School; Adam Hay, Moline High School; Anna Pienta; Rock Island High School; and Micaela Terronez, Alleman High School.

  • Self defense for self preservation

    Jun 1, 2011

    Self defense class taught to deployed service members

  • Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry to receive Medal of Honor

    Jun 1, 2011

    Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry to receive Medal of Honor

  • 1-38 Cav. trains Kandahar Customs Police,

    Jun 1, 2011

    Charlie Company, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade based out of Fort Bragg N.C., train Afghan Customs Police at Forward Operating Base Walton, Afghanistan, May 27, 2011.

  • Civilian Personnel Advisory Center

    Jun 1, 2011

  • Natick Civilian Personnel

    Jun 1, 2011

  • Combined Security Forces conduct medevac training

    Jun 1, 2011

    In an effort to continue building on medical knowledge, the Kirkuk Combined Security Forces conducted an air medevac exercise at the Kirkuk Training Center, May 25. “Thunderhorse” medics of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, attached to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, guided Iraqi students on proper evacuation steps and medical treatment.

  • Iraqi Army soldiers successfully complete combat training rotation at GWTC

    Jun 1, 2011

    With mortar rounds flying overhead and artillery rounds exploding near the front lines, Iraqi Army soldiers maneuvered toward their objective during a battalion-level live-fire exercise at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, May 26, 2011.

  • USACE, EUCOM successfully integrate joint engineer team onto ‘battlefield’

    Jun 2, 2011

    With help from USACE and the 416th TEC, EUCOM tested the Joint Force Engineer Command's capability outside the war zone. The resulting success proved a concept of technical engineers fielded forward that traditionally wouldn’t be available in theater.

  • 160th Signal Brigade Recognizes Outstanding Civilian

    Jun 1, 2011

    Brigade Civilian of the Quarter recognized.

  • USAG Stuttgart celebrates Memorial Day

    Jun 1, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart held a Memorial Day ceremony May 30 on Patch Barracks' Washington Square Field. The ceremony was sponsored by the American Legion Post 6, Stuttgart. The guest speaker was U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory L. Brundidge, U.S. European Command J6.

  • 3 brothers, uncle serving in Kabul area

    Jun 2, 2011

    A Nebraska family is serving their nation above and beyond the call of duty. As unbelievable as this sounds, three brothers are serving together in the Kabul area and living in nearby Camp Phoenix.

  • Stuttgart military community artists celebrated

    Jun 1, 2011

    Ten of the 11 pieces of artwork that Patch High sophomore Sara Dunn entered in the Stuttgart Arts and Crafts Contest will progress to the All Army level of competition. Dunn was among 35 contestants to enter 100 pieces of artwork in this year’s U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart local competition of the 2011 Army Arts and Crafts Contest. Their work was displayed during an exhibition and awards presentation May 18 at the Swabian Special Events Center on Patch Barracks.

  • MFE/MFA sweep Commander’s Cup

    Jun 1, 2011

    Marines may be “first in fight,” but they’re also first in golf. And second. And third. Teams representing Marine Forces Europe and Marine Forces Africa swept the 2011 U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Commander’s Cup Golf Tournament held May 20 at the Stuttgart Golf Course, taking the top three positions while solidly destroying Special Forces Command Europe’s two-year grip on the trophy.

  • USAG Stuttgart promotes health, fitness with Strong B.A.N.D.S.

    Jun 1, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart was one of 59 garrisons world-wide selected to participate in the “Strong B.A.N.D.S.” promotion in support of National Sports and Fitness Month in May.

  • After bin Laden’s death, is War on Terror over?

    Jun 1, 2011

    Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, does America still need to fear a terrorist attack? The answer is that terrorism will not go away, so Americans are advised to continue incorporating vigilance into their lifestyle.

  • PHS college-bound program best in Europe

    Jun 1, 2011

    The Patch High School Advancement Via Individual Determination program for college-bound students once again earned a top national ranking during its biannual AVID recertification April 25.

  • ‘Meals in Minutes’ class gives tips on eating well, fast

    Jun 1, 2011

    Cooking healthy meals at home doesn’t have to be a time-consuming chore, according to Amy Haack, teacher of the Army Wellness Center Stuttgart’s newest class, “Meals in Minutes.”

  • Stormtroopers, little heroes invade Patch Library

    Jun 1, 2011

    Usually, libraries are known as quiet sanctuaries of classic literature, but on May 21, the library on Patch Barracks decided to shake things up when they hosted Free Comic Book Day.

  • Volunteers praised for saving community millions in 2010

    Jun 1, 2011

    On May 12, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart held its annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony for a guest list of more than 2,000 volunteers, on Panzer Kaserne. In 2010, volunteers donated 183,325 hours to events and services beyond the scope of what the garrison would normally provide, enhancing the quality of life for community members on every USAG Stuttgart installation.

  • Lightning and Thunder - Battalion military police train to defend

    Jun 2, 2011

    Soldiers from the 100th MDB, based in Colorado Springs, Colo., came out to Alaska to aid the 49th MDB in putting on this annual exercise called Global Lightning.

  • Strong Beginnings prepares children for kindergarten

    May 31, 2011

    THE Army’s Child, Youth and School Services’ Strong Beginnings pre-kindergarten program, designed for 4- to 5-year-old children, prepares young students for school with lessons in everything from science and technology to how to hold a carton of milk or carry a food tray.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Cpl. Gerald C. Genus

    Jun 1, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Cpl. Gerald C. Genus

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