Archive: Jun 2011

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  • Safety Equals Success

    Jun 21, 2011

    Operation Golden Cargo, the annual logistics exercise which brings Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers together to move ammunition for the U.S. Army Joint Munitions Command, “Phase I” is nearly complete.

  • Army cooks prepare meals in the field

    Jun 21, 2011

    Army cooks spend hours preparing meals for more than 300 Soldiers.

  • Trans Battalion Receives Golden Training

    Jun 21, 2011

    Real world missions empowering real Army Reserve Soldiers before they deploy.

  • Preventive MED Techniques Keep Mission Rolling

    Jun 21, 2011

    Medical staff helps keep Soldiers in the fight; and convoys in the mission.

  • What to do during a fire

    Jun 21, 2011

    The Arizona Department of Health Services has developed an informative brochure the may be helpful in organizing your family’s plan.

  • Medics Support Golden Cargo with expertise, education

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers of the 4005th U.S. Army Hospital have a dual mission while conducting their two weeks of annual training.

  • Like Father Like Son

    Jun 21, 2011

    South Carolina father and son National Guardsman working side-by-side.

  • Personnel Claims Act designed to relieve hardship

    Jun 21, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- The Personnel Claims Act (PCA) is a limited substitute for hazard insurance designed to relieve hardships that arise when military personnel or Federal employees are exposed to unusual risks of loss or damages because of their service.

  • Reserve Firefighters Train to Take on the Heat

    Jun 21, 2011

    Fighting a live fire is a once-a-year opportunity for members of the 295th, a chance for them to use their military occupational skills while supporting Operation Golden Cargo.

  • Big brother helps track cargo

    Jun 21, 2011

    The 560th Movement Control Detachment provides support to Operation Golden Cargo 2011.

  • Operation Golden Cargo gets underway

    Jun 22, 2011

    Soldiers of the Army Reserve and National Guard kicked off Operation Golden Cargo at Blue Grass Army Depot.

  • Congresswoman Visits Fort Riley, Tours Barracks

    Jun 21, 2011

    Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., was able to get a closer look at Fort Riley June 20. Escorted by division and Ft. Riley leaders, Jenkins was able to take a tour of on post barracks and speak with the Soldiers who occupy them.

  • Operation Ruby Ridge

    Jun 22, 2011

    Soldiers from Task Force Duke conduct Operation Ruby Ridge in eastern Afghanistan.

  • 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition

    Jun 21, 2011

    Video package of 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • JTF-Bravo members hike 6,400 pounds of food to village

    Jun 21, 2011

    SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- More than 120 Joint Task Force-Bravo personnel hiked two miles up steep terrain June 11, to deliver food to people living in an isolated village near Comayagua, Honduras.

  • National History Day participants lay wreath in Arlington

    Jun 22, 2011

    Students participating in National History Day laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery to honor Soldiers from D-Day and other fallen servicemembers.

  • Iraqi soldiers start first iteration of field artillery training

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to Battery B, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, taught Iraqi soldiers how to emplace and displace the M198 155mm towed howitzer during training at Ghuzlani Eagle Training Site, Iraq, June 15. The first group of soldiers assigned to the newly established 102nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, learned how to effectively use the weapon system to fight against external national threats.

  • Paying Tribute

    Jun 24, 2011

  • ADA Soldiers participate in vehicle egress training

    Jun 20, 2011

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea - Soldiers from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery conducted vehicle roll-over training utilizing the state-of-art HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer during the second week of June here.

  • Eighth Army holds U.S. Army Birthday Ball in Seoul

    Jun 21, 2011

    SEOUL - The U.S. Army Birthday Ball was held here at the Seoul Grand Hyatt Hotel June 10 to celebrate the Army's 236th birthday.

  • Society honor Korean War veterans, U.S. troops

    Jun 20, 2011

    YONGIN, South Korea - The U.S. Korea Friendship Society had a festival to thank American Korean War veterans, U.S. troops and their families at Sae Eden Church here June 17.

  • US, Indonesian Soldiers bond during Garuda Shield Sports Day

    Jun 20, 2011

  • Soldiers compete for title of Army Reserve Best Warrior

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT MCCOY, Wis. -- The Army Reserve’s Best Warrior Competition will be held at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin June 20-24, 2011. Forty-three Soldiers from the 205,000-strong Army Reserve were selected to compete.

  • Command Post Exercise provides invaluable, real-world training for US Indonesian Soldiers

    Jun 20, 2011

    In an effort to support stability and peacekeeping operations, U.S. and Indonesian Soldiers have combined their expertise and talents for an intense, nearly two-week, command post exercise as part of U.S. Army, Pacific’s Exercise Garuda Shield.

  • Residents, faculty and patients benefit from the latest evidence-based medicine programs

    Jun 20, 2011

    Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center graduated 11 physicians from its two residency programs and one officer in its hospital administration program Friday, June 17, at the Killeen Civic and Convention Center. The U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration prepares its graduates, officers and civilians, to function adeptly as key staff members in complex health care environments, while providing a foundation to develop into future leaders of the federal healthcare sector. Since its start in 1947, the two-year, multi-disciplinary graduate program has grown into the only fully-accredited, graduate program for Health Care Administration in the federal system. In 2007, U.S. News & World Reports ranked the Army-Baylor Program as 11th out of 350 health administration programs in the country.

  • 402nd AFSB helps equip advise & assist troops

    Jun 20, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is providing ready equipment as a Stryker Advise and Assist Brigade hands over mission to a Heavy Brigade Combat Team, the newest Advise & Assist Brigade in Iraq.

  • U.S. Army South names 2011 Soldier, NCO of the Year

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " One Soldier and one noncommissioned officer distinguished themselves during a five-day competition to identify the U.S. Army South 2011 Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Army moving steadily to Enterprise Email

    Jun 21, 2011

    Since February, 70,000 Army users have migrated to the Enterprise Email service.

  • Father and son deploy with Greywolf brigade

    Jun 20, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq -- On Dec. 6, 1907, Monongah, W.Va. was the scene of a mining disaster in which 210 fathers lost their lives. Mrs. Grace G. Clayton organized the first observance of Father’s Day on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, W.Va. to celebrate their lives.

  • Professor continues search for solutions to traumatic brain injury

    Jun 21, 2011

    The man who did more than anyone outside the military and government to ensure mandatory protocols were established that would help Soldiers recover as quickly as possible after suffering a traumatic brain injury, was presented the Strength of the Nation Award, June 15, 2011.

  • Iraqi soldiers increase proficiency at GWTC

    Jun 20, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq -- For the past six months, Soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, worked with battalions from 3rd Iraqi Army Division, to improve the units' modern warfare tactics.

  • Members of Acquisition Workforce Given Insider’s Perspective of Congress

    Jun 21, 2011

    Civilian members of the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) workforce were presented with an exceptional opportunity to learn about the unique dynamics of Congress by those with intimate knowledge of the workings of Capitol Hill at the 2011 Congressional Operations Seminar held June 13-17.

  • High temperatures and heat-related injuries can go hand in hand

    Jun 20, 2011

    Summer may have started on June 21, but unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last two months you’ve probably noticed it’s already really hot outside. Many consider summer the season of endless fun in the sun, but Texas heat and humidity are both potential factors for serious, or even life-threatening, heat-related injuries. In 2010, there were 1,734 reported heat injuries among Soldiers Army-wide. Of that number, 207 suffered from heat strokes, and sadly, one Soldier died, Maj. Rebecca Zinnante, the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center chief of environmental health said.

  • Iraqi mortar crews build confidence, prepare for Operation Iron Lion

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, conducted a mortar live-fire exercise at Destiny Range in Ninewa province, Iraq, June 16, 2011, in preparation for Operation Iron Lion.

  • Task Force Bon Voizen - New Horizons Haiti 2011 builds capacity

    Jun 21, 2011

    The last Task Force Bon Voizen - New Horizons Haiti 2011 medical readiness training exercise in Desdunes, Haiti, illustrates the critical importance of tapping into the resources, structures and expertise already present in Haiti.

  • Army runs to celebrate birthday

    Jun 21, 2011

    Twenty-three different units made up of more than 1,000 Soldiers gathered June 17, 2011, at Summerall Field’s parking lot on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., for the 236th Army birthday run.

  • Seven honored at Rock Island retreat ceremony

    Jun 21, 2011

    Seven retiring members of the Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., community were honored at a retreat ceremony June 16.

  • Seven Rock Island Arsenal community members retire

    Jun 21, 2011

    Five Department of the Army civilians, one Soldier and one Sailor received decorations and gratitude, as family, friends and co-workers gathered at Constitution Square.

  • New on-line service offers customized Fort Sill maps

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. - Detailed maps of Fort Sill are probably as old as the post itself, and producing them used to be tedious and time consuming. Now, people can create them with a series of mouse clicks with the Fort Sill Mapper, a Web-based program available to anyone with access to the intranet.

  • President awards Purple Hearts to WRAMC patients

    Jun 20, 2011

    President Barack Obama presented Purple Hearts to two wounded servicemembers undergoing treatment at Walter Reed Army Medical Center June 17.

  • ASC hosts transportation ROC drill

    Jun 20, 2011

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - Army Sustainment Command headquarters hosted a rehearsal of concept drill May 23-26, reviewing operational responsibilities for transportation services. Subject matter experts from Army Materiel Command, Installation Management Command, Directorates of Logistics and Army Field Support Brigades joined their ASC hosts at Rock island Arsenal, Ill., for a DOL Transportation ROC drill.

  • Soldiers help Tribes fight rabies

    Jun 20, 2011

    ANADARKO, Okla. - After her mother decided to keep an abandoned dog which had been dumped near her mom’s Oklahoma farm, Kay Burleson brought it to the rabies vaccination clinic June 4 at the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes Complex in Anadarko, Okla. In addition to the free shot, Burleson knew she could find out more about the black-and-white Brittany by talking with the Army veterinarian and veterinary technician because at a previous clinic they had answered questions about her horses.

  • MCTP trains I Corps for Afghanistan mission

    Jun 20, 2011

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - Observer/trainers from Mission Command Training Program’s Operations Group Delta partnered with U.S. Joint Forces Command to conduct a mission rehearsal exercise (MRX) which will continue through June 20th at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The MRX will prepare I (US) Corps to conduct combat operations as part of the NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Joint Command (IJC). I (US) Corps has already deployed an advanced party and the main body deploys before the end of summer 2011. This MRX comes under the Unified Endeavor 11-3 exercise which has seen the commitment of all elements of MCTP.

  • Officials to stand up Fort Sam Houston Mission Contracting Center

    Jun 20, 2011

    The standup of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command’s Mission Contracting Center here July 3 will be the third of eight intermediate levels of command established to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of contracted services at installations throughout the continental United States.

  • MCTP with 82nd Airborne Division; prep for deployment to Afghanistan

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Mission Command Training Program (MCTP) Operations Group Alpha personnel assisted the “All-American” Division to replace the 10th Mountain Division, which is currently overseeing operations in Regional Command, South (RC-S) under NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. The 82nd Airborne Division just completed a mission readiness exercise (MRX) on June 20th, part of a large-scale exercise designated Unified Endeavor 11-3 involving unit staffs located at Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and Joint Base Lewis-McChord. UE11-3 challenged the division’s leaders to interact effectively with the higher command and subordinate task forces assigned to RC-S.

  • Fort Wayne Recruiting Company Host Future Soldier Warrior Challenge.

    Jun 20, 2011

  • Mentors, new riders team up for safety ride

    Jun 20, 2011

    More than 40 motorcycle riders from the 158th Infantry Brigade participated in a motorcycle mentorship ride here and toured Northrop Grumman Ship Systems in Pascagoula June 10.

  • Summer of change: 2-338th moves colors, changes leadership

    Jun 20, 2011

    A battalion of local soldiers has experienced two major changes in the past few weeks--they’ve moved their battalion and welcomed a new leader.

  • NY Guard aviators retrieve stranded boat from brink of Niagara Falls

    Jun 21, 2011

    When a New York State Park Police boat ran aground 1,000 feet from the brink of Niagara Falls during a rescue mission, New York officials turned to the CH-47 aviators of the Detachment 1, Company B ,3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation to retrieve the stranded vessel before it plunged over the natural wonder, damaging the falls and interfering with navigation.

  • Fort Campbell bound

    Jun 20, 2011

    Doris Johnson (right), Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) center director, Fort Campbell, Ky., hauls a piece of equipment from the Fort McPherson Youth Activities Center (Bldg. 400) to Matt Moriarty, a supply technician at the Fort Campbell CYSS. The two visited Fort McPherson Monday to get equipment for the Fort Campbell CYSS program before it was sold off at the Fort McPherson CYSS cash-and-carry sale June 16.

  • National Prescription Take Back Day nets half ton of medications at Army installations in U.S.

    Jun 20, 2011

    The U.S. Army Installation Management Command and installations across the United States partnered with the U.S. Army Medical Command, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and local law enforcement agencies April 30 to support the National Prescription Take Back day. The Army’s efforts led to the collection of more than 1,150 pounds of unused and/or expired medications at 39 sites at 27 Army installations. The Army’s efforts contributed to the overall DEA National Prescription Take Back Day program, which netted more than 376,593 pounds (188 tons) of medications at the 5,361 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states. This is 55 percent more than the 242,000 pounds (121 tons) the public brought in during last September’s event.

  • USARIEM celebrates 50th anniversary

    Jun 20, 2011

    In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine held a commemorative symposium June 16 to 17 at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Ninja turtles not needed for this “shredder”

    Jun 20, 2011

    Civilian employees gathered outside Bldg. 62 for hours to turn in their documents to the Shred-it mobile paper shredding and recycling truck. The company is based out of Tucker, Ga.

  • Cantonment Chapel closes its doors, ends decades of service

    Jun 20, 2011

    The end of more than 60 years of service came to a close June 7 when Cantonment Chapel on Fort McPherson closed its doors during its decommissioning ceremony. “It’s sad but you got to go with the flow,” said Charles Rickmond, a parishioner since 1969.

  • Important BRAC announcements

    Jun 20, 2011

    This week we will celebrate the Army’s 236th birthday today. To celebrate this event, the U.S. Army Garrison Directorate of Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation will host a 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Registration costs $5 but is only necessary for those who want a T-shirt.

  • Arsenal caps a month-long celebration of our military

    Jun 21, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal capped a month-long celebration of our Nation's military Saturday by its participation in the Village of Menands’ Military Appreciation Picnic, the fifth community event for the Arsenal in the last 30 days. Although the Capital District is not a military community, it is a community with military. During the last 30 days, the Arsenal has, with the local community, honored the nation’s fallen servicemen and women, Veterans, and active-duty military. Arsenal Commander Col. Mark F. Migaleddi kicked off this series of community engagements in the Village of Green Island, N.Y., on May 26, when he led the Green Island Memorial Day Parade as the senior Army leader.

  • Our Soldiers make it happen, deserve our thanks

    Jun 20, 2011

    “It is awesome how an installation can still produce such outstanding services while closing the facility with an abbreviated number of personnel. Truly remarkable.” Hersel Gunn, Atlanta Passport Agency Passport operations officer said these words about the support Fort McPherson provided to the opening of the Department of State, Consular Affairs Bureau, Passport Agency in Atlanta May 16. These words always make me feel proud of all that we here at Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem are still accomplishing despite the frantic pace these final months before closure.

  • Fort McPherson hosts Cub Scouts' trip around world

    Jun 20, 2011

    Cub Scouts from the East, West and South Atlanta districts embarked on a trip around the world on June 13 without leaving the confines of Fort McPherson. The “trip” was part of the five-day Tri-District Cub Scout Day Camp (TDCSDC) held on the base.

  • Gates discusses way forward in Afghanistan

    Jun 21, 2011

    The Taliban must know they are beaten before they reconcile in any meaningful way, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said on CNN’s "State of the Union" program, Sunday.

  • Greywolf celebrates Army's birthday

    Jun 20, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq -- On June 14, 1775, the United States Army was established and approved by congress as the Continental Army. On June 3, 1784, The Congress of the Confederation officially created the United States Army. Since then, the Army has proven itself time and time again in defense of our great nation.

  • Task force wins hearts 'one patient at a time'

    Jun 21, 2011

    Medical crews with Task Force Bon Voizen, a Louisiana National Guard-led humanitarian exercise sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, have treated more than 800 dental patients and nearly 23,000 medical patients so far this year.

  • New worker gains international sales experience

    Jun 20, 2011

    When the Army Security Assistance Command moved its headquarters from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure decision, new job opportunities became available within the command. Around 35 percent of headquarters USASAC employees moved from Fort Belvoir which included all senior leadership. This has allowed the experienced leadership to mentor many of the new hires who have come to USASAC after its relocation to Redstone.

  • Making the transition

    Jun 20, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE WARHORSE, Iraq " As a new unit begins to take over an area from a unit rotating home, they can face a pretty steep learning curve; meeting local leaders, developing an understanding of the enemy in the area, and setting up routes for supplies are just some of the many things a unit has to consider. Fortunately, there is usually a wealth of information right there with them: the unit they are replacing.

  • First graduates of New Equipment Training course

    Jul 1, 2011

    Two pilots from the Royal Jordanian Air Force Royal Squadron graduated from the New Equipment Training course that took place in Huntsville last week. The inaugural class was presented by PEO Aviation.

  • Iraqi soldiers practice ambush techniques

    Jun 21, 2011

    Soldiers of Troop C, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted ambush training with troops from 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, June 9, 2011.

  • New York City Hails U.S. Army Future Soldiers at First ‘Our Community Salutes of Brooklyn’

    Jun 22, 2011

    For many college-bound high school graduates, freshman orientations and term papers are on the horizon, yet for some New York City and Long Island-based seniors, they are rewriting graduation traditions by pursuing a different pathway to their future through service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

  • Airborne Intelligence Warriors Honored

    Jun 20, 2011

    Article highlights memorial dedication for Soldiers, civilians and contractors who died while supporting Airborne Intelligence missions.

  • MEDDAC gains new commander in change of command ceremony

    Jun 20, 2011

    The Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC), Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center (RWBAHC) held a change of command ceremony on Wednesday at Brown Parade Field in historical Old Post. The early morning ceremony welcomed Col. William Moran as the new MEDDAC commander and bid farewell to former MEDDAC commander, Col. Carol Newman.

  • View from the stage - A journalist’s perspective on performing

    Jun 20, 2011

    I’m a journalist, which means I must engage my gregarious nature when interviewing people to write a story and inform the public on various subjects. This can be troublesome as at times I am painfully shy and socially awkward. Perhaps this is why I chose this field of work and perhaps why I mitigate my reclusive nature even further by playing music in front of crowds " dragging my husband and loyal bandmate Jeremy Buddemeier, managing editor of the Bavarian News " with me. Jeremy and I met while working at a newspaper in Hawaii. We shared a love of writing and ukulele music. Neither one of us is necessarily musically inclined, but we both enjoy playing. Two and a half years after our first jam session, we found ourselves on stage at the Main Post Performing Arts Center with the nomenclature “the buddymollys” for the Europe’s Got Talent competition.

  • MOTSU trains with federal, local emergency responders

    Jun 20, 2011

    Members of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s 596th Transportation Brigade at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point partnered with North Carolina National Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, and multiple federal, state and local emergency response agencies during a weeklong exercise responding to a series of force protection scenarios as part of Point Defender 2011 exercise, June 13-17, in Sunny Point, N.C.

  • Little stars shine brightest at Europe’s Got Talent

    Jun 20, 2011

    Laura Hurtado has a voice that could easily grace the airwaves. She has perfect pitch, a broad vocal range and sings with the emotion of a professional " and she’s only 11 years old. For Hurtado, singing may be as universal a human trait as talking. “If you have the talent, you should share it with other people,” said Hurtado. “I try to sing with feeling so other people can feel it, too.”

  • Deanie Dempsey dishes with spouses

    Jun 24, 2011

    During a visit to Main Post here, June 2, Deanie Dempsey, wife of Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, met with more than 20 Family Readiness Group leaders of the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment and 172nd Infantry Brigade to discuss issues pertaining to the military family.

  • New police officers graduate MPSA

    Jun 20, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to Task Force Shield, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and Iraqi officials watched as police academy graduates showcased newly acquired skills at the Mosul Public Service Academy, June 12. During the four-week basic recruit training course at the MPSA, students learned the fundamentals of operating as police officers, including police ethics, martial arts, evidence collection, crime scene security, marksmanship and rights of the accused.

  • 207th Aviation supports command group

    Jun 24, 2011

    Operations in Iraq depend on generals making decisions and Soldiers executing them. Attending scheduled and unscheduled meetings, on and off base, is a part of the leadership’s decision-making process and flights are needed to support this.

  • Ministry of Interior officials observe U.S. courtroom training

    Jun 24, 2011

    In an effort to improve capabilities in the establishment of a trustworthy and a more independent military rule of law, Iraqi Ministry of Interior representatives observed a courtroom ‘mock trial’ that involved U.S. judge advocates playing the roles of attorneys, witnesses and jurors on Camp Victory, June 15.

  • Iraqis learn critical behavioral health skills for care of soldiers

    Jun 21, 2011

    Stress is one of the many challenges most deployed service members face when going through their deployment. Whether it’s caused by physical labor, being in a different environment, or even relationship problems back at home, some individuals need help to find solutions to their problems.

  • U.S., Iraqi senior enlisted personnel visit maintenance facility

    Jun 24, 2011

    Sergeants major from both the Iraqi army and United States Forces-Iraq met to discuss vehicle and weapon maintenance concerns at the Joint Repair Parts Center in Taji, Iraq, June 15.

  • Iraqi firefighters learn essential skills at first ever arson investigation training

    Jun 20, 2011

    The Iraqi Ministry of Interior, Civil Defense Directorate, is working in conjunction with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Iraq Training and Advisory Mission Police to teach an eight-day arson investigation course to future Iraqi firefighter trainers.

  • Afghan, coalition forces bring security to eastern Afghanistan

    Jun 20, 2011

    In a dusty, hot valley in the center of eastern Afghanistan, Afghan National Security Forces and U.S. Soldiers worked to bring security to the province’s newest district.

  • No Agent Orange found in water near Camp Carroll

    Jun 22, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - No traces of Agent Orange were found during water sampling tests on the wells in the community adjacent to Camp Carroll, South Korea, the Joint Investigation Team announced June 16, 2011.

  • Deployed fathers celebrate Father's Day with families over video

    Jun 23, 2011

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan " In a deployed environment, a Soldier can miss out on many significant events back home, but the opportunity to communicate with family often plays a major role in compensating for that loss. This Father’s Day, Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, had the opportunity to take back some of those missed moments during a video teleconference June 19 at Forward Operating Base Pasab, Afghanistan.

  • "Operation Tomodachi" A Unit Ministry Team Perspective

    Sep 28, 2011

    Chaplain (COL) John E. Powers, Command Chaplain for U.S. Army Japan, shares his perspective of his experiances and unit ministry team activities during Operation Tomodachi.

  • First Army fulfills 'Career Day' school request

    Jun 19, 2011

  • Fort Meade MI Soldiers lend a hand at weekly Romp 'n Stomp

    Jun 19, 2011

    Soldiers from the 741st Military Intelligence Battalion set up the Youth Services Center gym for Romp 'n Stomp on June 7. For more than two years, volunteers from the 741st MI Bn. have helped to set up and put away toys for the weekly program.

  • ‘Hamilton’s Own’ enters the New Dawn

    Jun 19, 2011

    “Golden Dragons” Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, concluded their assignment at the Manila Training Center at Fire Base Manila, Iraq, following a graduation ceremony for Iraqi students, June 2. The Golden Dragons turned over the advise, train and assist mission with Kurdish Regional Guard brigades in Kirkuk province to 1st Bn., 5th Field Artillery Regiment, “Hamilton’s Own,” 1st AATF

  • IA instructors use U.S. Army techniques to train new soldiers

    Jun 19, 2011

    After months of training with their U.S. partners, Iraqi instructors from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, showcased their ability to train and mentor fellow soldiers during classes near Joint Security Station India, Iraq, June 13. “Ghost” troopers from Troop D, 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist, 1st Cavalry Division, observed Iraqi soldiers conduct weapons familiarization and maintenance techniques.

  • BLST Support - Hydraulic Fluid Ain’t Sexy

    Jun 19, 2011

    Sometimes the Army’s technical manuals just don’t tell the whole story. There are times when a unit has conducted all the trouble shooting subscribed in the equipment’s TM and they just can’t get to the root of the problem.

  • 36th Inf. Div. Commander presents Superior Civilian Service Award to Basra PRT Leader

    Jun 19, 2011

    Barbara A. Leaf receives the Superior Civilian Service Award from U.S. Division - South commander, Maj. Gen. Eddy M. Spurgin.

  • ‘Cement Sentinels’ stand silent guard

    Jun 19, 2011

    Feature/ photo feature/photo page on T-wall art

  • Joint Base Workshop Taji - Creating a lasting partnership

    Jun 19, 2011

    The next time the U.S. State Department needs experts in diplomacy to establish partnerships in a foreign country, they might consider using Army Materiel Command subject matter experts from U.S. Army depots. Since September 2009, Anniston and Red River Army Depots have deployed approximately 40 SMEs on six to 12 months tours to the Joint Base Workshop (previously called Taji National Depot), Taji, Iraq.

  • Mobile Parts Hospital fabricates crucial MRAP door pins

    Jun 19, 2011

    When Maxx Pro Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles began rolling onto to Joint Base Balad last month with bent or missing emergency quick release pins for their rear doors, the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, Mobile Parts Hospital here went to work.

  • 1/401 AFSB receives M142 HIMARS launchers

    Jun 19, 2011

    The 1st Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, has received the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System to add to the Army Prepositioned Stock " 5 Fires Brigade in Qatar.

  • Army ROTC grad receives star as Cadet Command deputy

    Jun 18, 2011

    Army ROTC graduate and deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Cadet Command pins on the rank of brigadier general.

  • U.S. Army NASCAR driver Ryan Newman visits TACOM LCMC

    Jun 20, 2011

    Ryan Newman stopped over in front of the new 270 building that will house more than 1,200 employees. In addition, he met with TACOM Life Cycle Management Command and other Detroit Arsenal tenants.

  • TWA - Accountability is the name of the game

    Jun 18, 2011

    The Theater Wholesale Accountability Department of the 2nd Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, has the mission to provide command and control of wholesale accountability for Theater Provided Equipment Automatic Reset Induction , and Intensely Managed Items.

  • Grand Opening At the Detroit Arsenal

    Jun 18, 2011

    TACOM Life Cycle Management Command celebrates the Grand Opening of their new building.

  • Helping Japan

    Jun 18, 2011

    Japan earthquake donations

  • APS-5 conducts site survey in Japan

    Jun 18, 2011

    The 2nd Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, sent two personnel from Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 in Kuwait to conduct a site survey of APS-4 operations in Korea and to visit Watercraft Equipment Base, Yohohoma North Dock, Japan, in March.

  • DCOM-RS conducts Afghan radio interview

    Jun 18, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Tom Cosentino, deputy commander, Regional Support, conducts radio interview for Afghan radio.

  • Fort Meade’s BRAC construction complete

    Jun 21, 2011

    Implementation of the BRAC 2005 process reached a major milestone with the completion of the headquarters buildings for the Defense Media Activity and Co-location of Defense and Military Adjudications Activities.

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