Archive: Jun 2011

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  • Farewell CSM Ross!

    Jun 29, 2011

    CSM James Ross departs United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

  • Turning the corner at R-Day at West Point

    Jun 29, 2011

    WEST POINY, N.Y.--Every year new cadets turn a corner in their lives when they are no longer judged by what they’ve already accomplished, but by what they aspire to become. That corner literally exists"it’s on the fourth floor of Thayer Hall and it happens on Reception Day. That’s where more than 1,200 new cadets took an oath of allegiance Monday to become members of a new family: the Corps of Cadets.

  • June 29, 2011 -- Secretary of the Army remarks at 2010 Presidential Rank Awards Ceremony

    Jul 14, 2011

    Remarks by Secretary of the Army John McHugh at the 2010 Presidential Rank Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon Auditorium.

  • WCAP coach Abdullah expects Army boxers to rebound at Olympic Trials

    Jun 29, 2011

  • U.S. turns joint security stations over to Iraqis

    Jun 30, 2011

    Three joint security stations located in southern Iraq were signed over to the Iraqis June 19-22, 2011.

  • Guard changes gears as water recedes in Minot

    Jun 30, 2011

    About 850 Soldiers and Airmen from the North Dakota National Guard are on duty in the Minot, Ward County, and Souris River valley area performing traffic control point missions, sandbag operations, levee patrols and levee monitoring and repair, officials said.

  • Guard unit lifts the fog of war with Army’s network

    Jul 7, 2011

    In preparation for deployment, the Alabama National Guard’s 115th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) recently trained on its Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) equipment at the North Alabama Fairgrounds in Muscle Shoals, Ala. While the unit previously trained on the new equipment at the platoon and company level, this was the first time since its fielding of WIN-T that the entire battalion was able to train together in one place.

  • U.S. Army Medics train German Psyops Soldiers

    Jun 29, 2011

    A team of combat medics from the 557th Medical Company (Area Support) partnered with Soldiers of the German Army’s 950th Psyops Battalion recently, to provide training on battlefield lifesaving techniques.

  • Students investigate ‘Crime Scene’ at ECBC

    Jun 29, 2011

    Cecil County students are bringing “CSI: Edgewood” to life. Sixteen students from the county’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Academy experienced the latest advances in biology and chemistry June 21, getting a hands-on lesson in forensics as the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

  • Soldiers magazine

    Jun 29, 2011

  • Soldiers Creed lives in Army civilians, contractor

    Jun 29, 2011

    May 21, 2009: Aberdeen Test Center employees Douglas Mauzy, Mark Henry and Joseph Gray were conducting an accuracy and fire-control test in a Soviet-era T-55 tank at the H-Field Firing Range on the Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Army Sustainment Command man flies with Blue Angels

    Jun 29, 2011

    Bob Matthys, associate director, Office of Small Business Programs for Army Sustainment Command and Joint Munitions Command, flew with the Navy Blue Angels June 19 at Davenport (Iowa) Airport. A Marine veteran, Matthys was chosen to ride aboard “Fat Albert” based on his lengthy community service

  • Army releases 2012 Modernization Plan for Research, Development and Acquisition

    Aug 4, 2011

    The Army released its Modernization Plan today in support of the Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) President's Budget Request for Army Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA) equipment funds.

  • Rest and recuperation for the troops

    Jun 29, 2011

    Servicemembers and DOD civilians are eligible for up to 15 days of uncharged leave after spending 270 days in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere in CENTCOM’s area of responsibility. The vast majority of participants take government-chartered commercial flights back to the States to see Family, but some choose to take advantage of the free airfare and central location of the Middle East to travel abroad.

  • Army boxer wins U.S. National flyweight championship

    Jul 1, 2011

    Sgt. John Franklin credited his first national amateur boxing title to the help of his U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program teammates.

  • Paws of healing: Service dogs help soothe wounds of war

    Jun 29, 2011

    From in-patient care to computer-based virtual worlds, the Army is employing several methods to help counter emotional scarring. More recently, service dog organizations began to realize the companionship and responsibility that come from working with animals could help soothe PTSD.

  • Putting the Sentinel to bed

    Jun 29, 2011

    For almost 60 years, the Sentinel has served as the Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem newspaper, keeping the community informed and entertained with news.

  • Army cadets train

    Jun 29, 2011

    Every year the Army makes brand-new second lieutenants, whose job it becomes to lead American Soldiers.

  • A little piece of me died today

    Jun 29, 2011

    Kevin Stabinsky Sentinel editor Myself, like most people I know, tend to identify themselves by what they do " I’m a Soldier, a police officer, a student, etc… So much of our identity is wrapped up in what we do for a living. So today " the final day for the hard copy edition of the Sentinel " is in a sense is a mini-death for me

  • Preston says goodbye

    Jun 29, 2011

    One of the most valuable things a leader can leave behind is a lesson"a piece of information or experience that others can use to improve. The longest-serving sergeant major of the Army left this lesson: Take what you have learned and pass it on.

  • Scout’s honor: Eagle Scouts’ projects reflect American spirit

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. For 100 years, the award-winning Boys’ Life magazine has chronicled scouting’s commitment to give young Americans the tools, experiences and knowledge they need to make the world a better place.

  • Army WCAP boxer Franklin wins U.S. National flyweight championship

    Jun 29, 2011

  • Last hoorah; 5K race honors Army birthday

    Jun 29, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison 5K (3.1 mile) walk/run race held June 17 to celebrate the Army’s 236th birthday. The race kicked off a day of events, which included a cookout and the casing of the Garrison colors.

  • Post receives new garrison commander

    Jun 29, 2011

  • Woman honored for life of fitness

    Jun 29, 2011

    While most of Fort McPherson was celebrating the post’s history at the Garrison’s color casing ceremony June 17, or the history of the Army at the Army’s 236th birthday celebration the same day, another type of history was being prepared to be celebrated at the Fort McPherson Fitness Center; a woman’s 79 year dedication to fitness.

  • Secretary of the Army Tours Army's Largest Command

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the Army Materiel Command’s new home Thursday.

  • New sexual assault, harassment program emerging

    Jul 1, 2011

    The Army is taking a stand against sexual harassment and assault with the implementation of a new program.

  • 'I Want To Work For The Government'

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Career exploration involved a lot of fun activities for a group of middle and high school students who spent a week learning about Redstone Arsenal. And for some that career exploration may have actually changed their aspirations for the future.

  • Soldiers serve community breakfast

    Jun 29, 2011

    About 100 cooks from Fort Carson took to the streets of downtown Colorado Springs at 1 a.m., armed with 80 gallons of syrup, 500 gallons of coffee, 935 gallons of milk and 325 gallons of juice for the 51st annual Colorado Springs Street Breakfast that kicked off June 22 with about 6,000 people in attendance.

  • 10th SFG(A) command changes hands

    Jun 29, 2011

    The mantle of leadership for the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) changed hands in a ceremony June 24, as Col. John Deedrick assumed command, replacing Col. Sean Swindell.

  • Third Army hosts Operation Proper Exit

    Jun 30, 2011

    Third Army hosted a dinner for Soldiers from Operation Proper Exit, part of the Troops First Foundation, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, June 25, 2011.

  • A dynamite relationship

    Jul 1, 2011

    The history of U.S. military explosive ordnance disposal professionals dates back to the beginning of World War II. The peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, as part of NATO’s Kosovo Forces, is no different than a wartime mission when it comes to the identification and disposal of unexploded or expended ordnance.

  • Live-fire preps Soldiers for Singapore mission

    Jun 30, 2011

    Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment conducted a platoon live-fire certification June 22, 2011, before deploying to Singapore to participate in Exercise Tiger Balm.

  • PS Magazine has informed, entertained for six decades

    Jun 29, 2011

    PS Magazine has entered its golden years. The 60th anniversary of the Army’s preventive maintenance monthly, which uses comic book art to provide technical information for Soldiers, was celebrated Monday with a ceremony in Bob Jones Auditorium.

  • Command changes contracting selection process

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Army Contracting Command-Redstone and the AMCOM Chief Information Office have announced a new acquisitions strategy for Information Technical Support Services.

  • Fort McPherson’s history includes prisoner camp, polo, hospital more

    Jun 29, 2011

    Fort McPherson, situated on 487 acres of gently rolling terrain four miles southwest of the center of Atlanta is rich in military tradition dating back to 1867. It was during that year that a post was established in west Atlanta on the grounds where Spelman College is located.

  • Man behind Fort Gillem’s name military hero

    Jun 29, 2011

    In 1910, Pvt. 1 Alvan Gillem Jr., took the oath of enlistment at Fort McPherson. In 1950, two world wars and several commands later, Gillem retired from the Army as a lieutenant general at Fort McPherson.

  • Volunteers Make Lasting Impression As Hours Mount

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Lorraine Kraus has clocked in plenty of hours as a volunteer for Army Community Service. With more than 10,000 hours volunteered since 1996, she has helped make plenty of things happen for Army Community Service and the civilians, Soldiers and families it serves.

  • Gen. McPherson’s life honored with post namesake

    Jun 29, 2011

    Fort McPherson’s namesake was an engineer who left his mark on such differing places as Alcatraz and Atlanta.

  • Fixed Wing Aircraft Soar With New Status

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Move over, helicopters. Fixed wing aircraft are getting a higher aviation profile at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Independence Day: A Celebration of Trust

    Jun 29, 2011

    From the beginning, America’s Army existed for the people, for the nation, and for the cause of liberty and justice. Since 1775, our Army has answered the peoples’ call from Bunker Hill to the beaches of Normandy to the mountains of Korea and the jungles of Vietnam. Your Army was there then and is now serving our nation in many places around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Today’s Soldiers are adding another chapter to our Army’s proud history and record of accomplishment.

  • Kiowa Maintenance Takes On 'Field Status' Mission

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- For Kiowa Warrior maintenance trainers, the old adage “one size fits all” is taking on a new meaning.

  • Father of Fort McPherson man of many experiences

    Jun 29, 2011

    Joshua West Jacobs can be called the father of Fort McPherson for his design and construction oversight of the post. His insight in the installation’s creation was drawn from a variety of military experiences.

  • Looking back: a page out of history

    Jun 29, 2011

    On June 17, the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem cased its colors, a significant event in the installations upcoming closure due to BRAC Sept. 15. Just as the Garrison saw a milestone then, today the Sentinel experiences a major milestone.

  • Missile Manufacturing Opens Doors On Arsenal

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Manufacturing milestone. Economic achievement. Technological advancement. Community partnership. Aerospace center of excellence. Such were the words used by federal and state leaders to describe the 70,000-square-foot Raytheon Redstone Missile Integration Facility that is now officially under construction on 200 acres in the southeastern part of Redstone Arsenal near Gate 3.

  • The final honor: The Old Guard Soldiers conduct Arlington funerals with decorum, respect

    Jun 29, 2011

    The image is as tragic as it is iconic: A grieving widow or mother sobs and clutches Old Glory like a lifeline while a proud, decorated Soldier in dress blues and white gloves kneels and murmurs condolences “on behalf of a grateful nation.”

  • AMCOM Plans for 2012 Work Force

    Jun 29, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Aviation and Missile Command faces a loss of 272 job positions in fiscal 2012 but no reduction in force is anticipated. Plans are to conduct a Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay. The application window will be July 8-15; and the AMCOM G-1 (Human Resources) will provide instructions on how to apply. Some 328 people expressed interest during an interest window for the AMCOM work force. But workers must apply from July 8-15 to be considered for VERA/VSIP.

  • Colors cased, but mission remains

    Jun 29, 2011

    Here we are, one week after casing our colors and 83 days from that historical date marking the end of Fort McPherson’s 126-year run and Fort Gillem’s transition to a military enclave.

  • ARL Employee Wins Top Honors

    Jun 29, 2011

    An ARL employee on APG scored first-place in the 2011 Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Student Symposium International Competition for his research in the field of Composite Materials. While an undergraduate student at University of Delaware, judges selected Zachary Melrose from a pool of 250 entries, evaluating his work on technical content, originality and relevance to the industry.

  • Bethesda Medical prepares for Walter Reed arrivals

    Jun 30, 2011

    Just two months remain before about 150 inpatients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., many of them wounded warriors, make the five-mile move to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Restoring Arlington National Cemetery

    Jun 29, 2011

    Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment help restore America's most sacred cemetery.

  • LCMCs avoid costs " AMCOM LARs save $41 million

    Jun 29, 2011

    Army Materiel Command’s four Life Cycle Management Commands are saving some big bucks in the Afghan theater of operations.

  • Medical Company Reflects on Deployment to Germany

    Jun 30, 2011

    The 121st Medical Company (Air Ambulance), a National Guard unit from Fort Belvoir, Va., participates in a Farewell Ceremony celebrating their service at the Hohenfels and Grafenwoehr Training Areas. The 121st is the U.S. Army’s first deployed Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) company to deploy outside the continental United States with the brand new UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters.

  • Fort Stewart Soccer Camp empowers youth

    Jun 29, 2011

    Fort Stewart’s Child, Youth and School Services program kicked off a week-long soccer camp for youth ages 7 and up, June 27-July1. Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration and Skills Unlimited partnered with Athletes Global Sports Academy to offer instructional based learning for youth wanting to learn soccer fundamentals.

  • Joint Multinational Training on Target at JMRC

    Jun 29, 2011

    U.S. Air Force, Joint Tactical Air Controllers train soldiers from a Polish Operational Mentor and Liaison Team at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Eighth Army commander visits Suwon Air Base

    Jun 29, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Eighth Army Commander Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson paid a special visit to the Soldiers, leaders and families of 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery, 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade here June 22.

  • Suwon Dining Facility wins Eighth Army award

    Jun 29, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Pfc. Erica Asbury always greets each and every one of her customers going through the chow line.

  • Joint team conducts exhaustive probe into claims

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Joint Investigation Team established to investigate claims that Agent Orange was buried on Camp Carroll, South Korea, in 1978 has made significant progress since its formation last month.

  • Kaiserslautern commissary competition shows Soldiers’ appreciation

    Jun 30, 2011

    Soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern showed appreciation for their local commissary by adding groceries to their morning physical training. Dozens of troops took part in Commissary Appreciation Day, held June 24 at Vogelweh Commissary. The garrison’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program supported the annual event.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Robert E. Lewis

    Jun 28, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Robert E. Lewis

  • Army deploys microgrids in Afghanistan for ‘smart’ battlefield power

    Jul 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army, led by the Project Manager for Mobile Electric Power, or PM MEP, is installing microgrid technologies in Afghanistan as part of a groundbreaking project that could significantly lower fossil fuel consumption on the battlefield.

  • Physical fitness contest winners earn cash prize, inspire others

    Jun 28, 2011

    Civilians win cash, a prize and received the title “Biggest Loser” during Winn Army Community Hospital’s awards program, June 23. Chief of Logistics Lt. Col. Thomas Hundley created the six-week competitive weight loss program with support from Hospital Commander Col. Paul Cordts.

  • Hunter softball champions prove more than "Just Enough"

    Jun 28, 2011

    On a steamy evening, the Hunter Army Airfield National League Champion team “Just Enough” brought the heat against Company D, 4th Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade softball team in the Hunter Army Airfield Installation Level Softball Championship Game, June 21, winning in decisive fashion, 24-2.

  • Army Medical Command conducts training symposium in San Antonio

    Jun 29, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, Army surgeon general, addressed thousands of attendees at the Army Medical Command’s Training Symposium, held in San Antonio, June 27-29, 2011.

  • CASA, veterans visit JBM-HH

    Jun 28, 2011

  • Advanced Security Cooperation course graduate

    Jun 28, 2011

    Linda Dohrn, a Liaison Officer in Hawaii for the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, graduated June 15 from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies "Executive Course: Advanced Security Cooperation" course. Dohrn joined 80 other senior military and civilian government leaders from 34 countries and territories who attended the six-week course to study regional security.

  • Summer reading program to start at joint base

    Jun 28, 2011

  • Army North’s largest exercise to train DoD’s newest response forces

    Jun 29, 2011

    U.S. Army North’s largest disaster response exercise is one step closer to reality as the final Vibrant Response 12 and 12A planning conference wrapped up June 23 at Camp Atterbury, Ind.

  • Goal-setting app on iPhone, iPad: Coming soon to Droid

    Jul 1, 2011

    A free App for iPhones and iPads, to set resiliency goals, was released one month ago and will soon be available for the Droid.

  • Sustainer relinquishes command

    Jun 28, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Robin B. Akin, relinquished command of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), to Col. Kristin K. French during a change-of-command ceremony here June 28.

  • SMA Chandler shares insight with Soldiers

    Jul 1, 2011

    The Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III led the pack June 17 at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall accompanying more than 1,000 people in the Army birthday run.

  • Future Army officers tested on leadership basics

    Jun 28, 2011

    Cadets training at Joint-Base Lewis McChord performed a new task every 45 minutes for nearly 10 hours to complete the Field Leader Reaction Course (FLRC)during Operation Warrior Forge, June 23. Operation Warrior Forge is a 29-day field exercise held every summer here that is a leadership evaluation and training tool required before cadets can be commissioned into the Army, National Guard, or Army Reserves.

  • APG's green initiative letting the sun shine in

    Jun 28, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Even though you don’t see at APG the huge photovoltaic solar panels that are widespread in Florida, California and the Southwest, our installation is making strides towards harnessing sunlight to power our lives.

  • Top Army Junior ROTC cadets compete in National Academic Bowl

    Jun 30, 2011

    More than 18,000 Army JROTC cadets competed in a national academic competition, with only 41 continuing on to compete in the Tri-Service Academic Bowl championship held at George Mason University, here, June 24-28, 2011, in conjunction with the annual Army JROTC Leadership Conference.

  • Army JROTC alumni Lead JLAB teams, tour nation’s capital

    Jun 28, 2011

    The JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl, or JLAB, is hosted annually by College Options Foundation, an organization dedicated to enriching the academic development of high school students and assisting them in their preparation for higher education. This year's JLAB was held June 24-28 at George Mason University.

  • CAB Soldiers assault through air assault course

    Jun 29, 2011

    Soldiers from all over the Pacific region were able to attend the air assault course at the East Range Training Complex on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, taught by a Mobile Training Team from Fort Benning, Ga.

  • ‘Dagger’ brigade Soldiers hone medic skills in brigade competition

    Jun 29, 2011

    Soldiers from around the 2nd “Dagger” Advise and Assist Brigade 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, participated in a brigade-wide, Best Medic Competition June 19-20, 2011, at Camp Liberty, Iraq.

  • Finding a safe place: Soldier volunteers to help victims of sexual assault

    Jun 30, 2011

    Maj. Paula Rodriguez, the property management officer-in-charge for the 36th Infantry Division, has a passion for volunteering and helping the victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Army JROTC Cadets grow in confidence, leadership at JCLC Mountain

    Jun 28, 2011

    Approximately 418 high school students enrolled in Army JROTC programs at 30 schools nationwide arrived at Camp Wilcox on Fort A.P. Hill for the 2011 JCLC Mountain held June 24 29, ready to test the limits of their endurance, stamina, and leadership capabilities.

  • Military takes top U.S. confidence rankings

    Jun 29, 2011

    Americans continue to express high confidence in the armed forces, with more than three-quarters of those surveyed in a recent Gallup poll reporting higher confidence in the military than in other national institutions for the 14th consecutive year.

  • Rail Gunners promote health

    Jun 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Leaders from throughout the 41st Fires Brigade attended a risk reduction and health promotion meeting to discuss Soldiers’ mental health and ways to prevent incidents in the 41st Fires Bde. conference room, June 22.

  • SMA visits Basra to discuss upcoming changes

    Jun 29, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Soldiers at Contingency Operating Base Basra, Iraq, June 25, 2011, to discuss upcoming changes to uniforms, active-duty retention, and other topics.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army visits COS Marez

    Jun 28, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq -- Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III met with senior U.S. Division " North leaders, spoke with Soldiers and witnessed U.S. and Iraqi troops working together during a visit to Contingency Operating Sites Marez and Diamondback in Ninewa province, Iraq, June 23.

  • Class of 2015 enters West Point: The journey begins

    Jun 29, 2011

    It was the first day of the 47-month West Point experience for more than 1,200 new cadets June 27 as the U.S. Military Academy and the Corps of Cadets hosted Reception Day for the Class of 2015.

  • Ghost troopers mentor, develop Iraqi Army leaders

    Jul 1, 2011

    Soldiers of 3rd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, successfully qualified with their M16A4 rifles after firing several magazines of ammunition at a live-fire training range at Joint Security Station India, Iraq, June 16, 2011.

  • Iraqi soldiers defend position during company level training at GWTC

    Jun 28, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq -- Concealing themselves in camouflaged firing positions, Iraqi soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, worked as a company to defend their positions during defense training at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, Iraq, June 20.

  • Season of Remembrance

    Jun 30, 2011

    Learn about the contributions Soldiers, veterans, and their families have made for our nation.

  • 'Ghost' combat medic supports troops behind the lines and in the field

    Jun 28, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq -- Since deploying to U.S. Division - North last fall, Soldiers from 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, assumed responsibility for the mission of advising, training and assisting Iraqi Security Forces in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • MIRC Hosts Combatives Tournament

    Jun 28, 2011

    The Military Intelligence Readiness Command hosted its first annual combatives tournament at Fort Belvoir, Va., with winners in four weight classes.

  • Arsenal program provides students with ‘real world’ experience

    Jul 19, 2011

    Students and recent graduates from colleges across the United States are gaining real world experience through the Minority College Relations Program.

  • Medically ready to deploy validated by Fort Hood SRP site

    Jun 28, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas--“Ready or not” may be an old cliché, but it’s the staunch motto for the Operational and Deployment Medicine professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. Since the “readiness of the force to fight is determined by the readiness of its Soldiers,” U.S. Central Command policy dictates that each Soldier who deploys to their area be validated as “medically ready to deploy” by one of the deployment processing centers.

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety Message

    Jul 1, 2011

    Fourth of July Holiday Safety Message from Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general.

  • Interagency coordinator awarded for 'Pentagon Stone' presentations

    Aug 20, 2012

    Army civilian Arnaldo Claudio, Interagency Coordinator for the JFHQ-NCR/MDW was awarded the Joint Civilian Service Achievement medal during a ceremony at Fort McNair 22 June, 2011.

  • Ramstein golfer takes U.S. Forces Europe golf championship

    Jun 28, 2011

    After 28 years of playing golf, John-Paul Hansen, 32, has a good idea of what he is and is not. “I’m not very flashy. I’m a pretty steady player. My game is fairways and greens ... I may make a putt or two,” Hansen said. So no one was more surprised than Hansen when he sunk a 35 foot putt on the 17th hole during the second round of the U.S. Forces Golf Championships June 19 at the Stuttgart Golf Course.

  • Explore nature, space, sports with CYS Services camps

    Jun 28, 2011

    Child, Youth and School Services is offering a smorgasbord of activities for youth ages 3-18 in the Stuttgart military community.

  • ‘Splish, splash, I was taking a bath’

    Jun 28, 2011

    Keeping a dog in a bathtub is tough " unless you’re using U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart’s new dog wash machine at the Panzer Auto Craft Shop, that is.

  • Don’t become a victim while traveling in Europe

    Jun 28, 2011

    Living in Europe means having the advantage of being near numerous popular tourist destinations, and having the opportunity to travel during the summer months. However, tourist attractions and peak travel seasons can create ideal conditions for a potential terrorist attack.

  • After 36 years, USO still brings community together

    Jun 28, 2011

    This year, the Stuttgart United Service Organizations office celebrated its 36th birthday (June 12) by giving out free hot dogs, cake and donated prizes on June 8. It was a symbolic moment, since the USO Stuttgart has spent the past 36 years giving back to the military community here.

  • Driver’s Ed: For students, Patch’s not-so-mean streets great place to learn

    Jun 28, 2011

    For some, circling the streets of Patch Barracks at a top speed of 30 km per hour for a solid 45 minutes might be the epitome of an infernal nightmare. For others, it puts them one step closer to a lifelong dream: getting a driver’s license.

  • Toddlers, parents enjoy 'Sesame Street' makeover

    Jun 28, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The usual faces and a few more showed up to the regular weekly play group at Texas Strasse. This time, the likes of Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and the Cookie Monster greeted toddlers and parents as the door opened to the usual Friday play place.

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