Archive: Jun 2011

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  • Fort Shafter CDC celebrates the Army’s 236th Birthday

    Jun 17, 2011

    The Fort Shafter Child Development Center took some time to recognize the Army’s 236th Birthday with a commemoration event, June 16. Both parents and children were invited to attend the Army Commemoration with music supplied by the 25th Infantry Divisions Configurations Jazz Combo.

  • MCoE Soldiers take top honors at Army competitions

    Jun 20, 2011

    The “One Force, One Fight” approach was the winning combination for three Maneuver Center of Excellence Soldiers when it was announced today they won top honors in two different Army competitions.

  • Challenging assignment for man and beast

    Jun 17, 2011

    Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., can get to 115 F in the summer and can get down to 13 F in the winter. Most people don’t care that the military uses this huge piece of otherwise desolate land for testing munitions or vehicles ...but one thing you don’t hear about that happens at YPG and another hot, dry installation, 29 Palms Marine Corps Base, Calif., is the military working dog training and veterinary support.

  • Old Soldiers never die... they just fade away

    Jun 20, 2011

    "I knew at a very young age -- my mom would verify I was about 11 or 12 years old -- that the military was what I wanted to do," said Master Sgt. John Telgenhof, reflecting on how his 28-year military career began.

  • ‘Trusted Agent for the Soldier’: Integrated Test and Evaluation Directorate activates at Fort Bliss

    Jun 17, 2011

    Team Bliss welcomed the newly formed Integrated Test and Evaluation Directorate in an activation ceremony at the Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museum June 17.

  • Corpus Christi Depot's UH-1H "Huey" Send-Off

    Jun 17, 2011

    Corpus Christi Army Depot’s UH-1H “Huey” Send-off: last flight of CCAD’s Huey being transferred to New Jersey US Army Communication Electronics Research and Development Engineering Center.

  • Army approves site for National Museum

    Jun 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh has approved a site on the North Post of Fort Belvoir, Va., for construction of the National Museum of the U.S. Army, scheduled to open in June 2015. The secretary signed the decision memo last week.

  • Educators explore day in life of Soldiers

    Jun 17, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. " Twenty-one area educators participated in the Day in the Life of a Soldier program June 9.

  • Congressman joins Carlisle Barracks to greet ‘warrior ride’

    Jun 20, 2011

    Military kids and employees from throughout the installation waved American flags along the route to Root Hall where Soldiers, employees and USAWC students gathered to greet the wounded warriors in front of 50 state flags honoring the Riders who represented a slice of America: South Carolina, Virginia, W. Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan and more.

  • Fort Riley, Manhattan partner for lifesaving training

    Jun 20, 2011

    Seven Fort Riley, Kan., firefighters traveled to Manhattan June 7 to 9, 2011, where they learned lifesaving techniques to rescue themselves and each other in the event of an accident.

  • Soldier, NCO of year reflect on competition, rewards of winning

    Jun 20, 2011

    No doubt about it, to become Soldier of the Year and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, the year-long contest is a grueling struggle to overcome fear, obstacles and the dreaded boards hosted by sergeants major.

  • Army Birthday run at Fort Myer

    Jun 20, 2011

    Soldiers from across the Military District of Washington gather at Fort Myer, Arlington, Va., to celebrate the Army’s 236th birthday with an annual two-mile run.

  • Depot nets Army excellence in maintenance award

    Jun 17, 2011

    Tobyhanna Army Depot earned the 2010 Army Chief of Staff Combined Logistics Excellence Award (Depot Category).

  • Fort Riley Families enjoy rides at Victory Carnival

    Jun 17, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. " Three-year-old Branden Stokes was all smiles while he rode on the boat ride June 9 during the Victory Carnival, June 9 to 11 at Rally Point Field. His mom, Spc. Taquela Dockins, 172nd Chemical Company, 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, said she brought him to the carnival to spend time with him.

  • Fallston students recognized as future science leaders in eCYBERMISSION

    Jun 17, 2011

    Four Fallston Middle School students are among America’s brightest aspiring scientists. Eighth-graders Richaun Dickens, Kristina McComas, Hannah Sample and Emily Smith earned first place in Maryland in the U.S. Army’s eCYBERMISSION competition. The program promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, education among middle-school students.

  • U.S. Army chaplain regimental change of responsibility

    Jun 17, 2011

    U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Douglas L. Carver, hosts the Chaplain Regimental Sergeant Major change of responsibility ceremony between outgoing Sgt. Maj. Tommy L. Marrero Cartagena and incoming Sgt. Maj. Stephen A. Stott at Fort Myer, Va. June 17, 2011

  • ACC and AMCOM personnel pull together to help disabled veteran

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dozens of volunteers gathered in Madison, Ala., today for one purpose " to build Cpl. Jeffery Williams a new house through Homes for Our Troops.

  • Fort Leavenworth Resiliency Center opens

    Jun 17, 2011

    The new Fort Leavenworth Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave., celebrated its grand opening June 9. The Resiliency Center is home to Army Community Service, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, the Equal Opportunity and Equal Employment Opportunity offices and more. The center has several classrooms and on-site child care.

  • Quartermaster Regimental Review Honors Inductees

    Jun 17, 2011

    Quartermaster Regimental Review

  • Heavy metal vehicles roll out for Soldiers clearing combat environments

    Jun 20, 2011

    Two vehicles used by multiple units in the military to assist in clearing routes and marking improvised explosive devices have made their way to the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Special Troops Battalion.

  • Task Force Currahee team up with religious leaders to spread message of peace

    Jun 17, 2011

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan"The 4th Brigade Combat Team and the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Religious Support Teams attended a religious shura June 8 at Forward Operating Base Rushmore, Afghanistan. More than 40 Muslim scholars or mullahs, who are trained in Islam and Islamic law, and are interpreters of Islam's sciences, doctrine, laws, the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community attended

  • Rescue jumpmaster course drops into Atterbury

    Jun 20, 2011

    Precision Jumpmasters are prepared to quickly respond and treat a casualty in any situation and make the difference between life and death.

  • 'You Can Overcome Adversities In Your Life'

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Every day, Sonya Morris, director of the Defense Military Pay Office, makes the trip home to Harvest after work. She checks for mail, sees about her neighbors and does a few things around the house.

  • Red Devils showcase grit at Tough Mudder SoCal

    Jun 17, 2011

    Soldiers, families and friends from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment competed at the Tough Mudder Southern California event, May 28 " 29. Proceeds went to the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Emergency Operations At Home In New Facility

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Down a long hall at Garrison building 4488 there is a secure area that serves as the heartbeat of emergency operations at Redstone Arsenal.

  • Army chaplains: Serving those who serve

    Jun 17, 2011

    VERMILLION, S.D. " Members of the South Dakota Army and Air National Guard have worked continuously since May 29, 2011, to battle the Missouri River that threatens to flood several towns in southeastern South Dakota. The rising water is not the only battle on the front lines of this emergency. Another battle is for the moral and spiritual well-being of those involved in times like these during this historic flooding event. Military chaplains rise to this challenge and embrace their calling in the service of others. Armed with a Bible and a mission to serve, chaplain and newly appointed 1st Lt. David Stimes, of Beresford, joined the Chaplain Corps in April 2011. He is currently assigned with the 153rd Engineer Battalion and is now performing ministerial duties in the Dakota Dunes area during the flood relief.

  • Soldier Rescues Motorist On Flooded Road

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Just when one surmises that all the heroic stories have been told on the aftermath of the April storms that devastated many communities, a hero is discovered, rising beyond the call of duty and saves a life.

  • 404th AFSB welcomes a new commander

    Jun 17, 2011

    Soldiers and civilians of the 404th Army Field Support Brigade took part in a change of command June 15 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Col. George Akin relinquished control of the brigade to Col. Leafaina Yahn.

  • Happy Birthday U.S. Army

    Jun 17, 2011

    Garrison Commander helps children celebrate the Army's birthday

  • GI Jane transforms deployment time into achievement time

    Jun 17, 2011

    Although we all want the rest of the deployment to pass by quickly we should plan for a year of personal growth and accomplishment. At the end of this deployment I don’t want to say I merely survived; I want to flourish and grow.

  • Fort Leavenworth MEDDAC Soldiers train local law enforcement

    Jun 17, 2011

    Three Medical Department Activity Soldiers spent the day teaching a group of 33 civilian law enforcement officers a version of the Combat Life Saver course June 10 in Kansas City, Mo. The students were a mix of city, county and federal law enforcement officers, as well as a few emergency medical technicians from the eight counties included in the Kansas City metropolitan area, said Platte County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Randall Pittman.

  • Warrior Transition Battalion celebrates Soldiers, Army birthday

    Jun 17, 2011

    Army Birthday celebration at Company B, Warrior Transition Battalion

  • Dempsey speaks at CGSC graduation

    Jun 17, 2011

    The man tapped to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, addressed more than 1,000 graduating students June 10 on Fort Leavenworth.

  • Redstone Workers Certified To Improve Processes

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They are trained and ready to improve processes throughout Team Redstone. Fourteen workers completed a four-week course Friday in Lean Six Sigma black belt.

  • Vacation Bible School goes 'wild'

    Jun 17, 2011

    Fort Knox Vacation Bible School was in full swing this week, June 13-17

  • Garrison Commander Proud To Join This Team

    Jun 17, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The first Garrison Town Hall under the command of Col. John Hamilton touched on several issues pertaining to the Arsenal work force.

  • DAS, SMA lead Army Birthday Run

    Jun 17, 2011

  • Heslin, Palmer are 2011 Drill Sergeants of the Year

    Jun 17, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. - Staff Sgt. John Heslin, assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., was selected as the active duty Army 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year. Staff Sgt. Andrew Palmer, assigned to the 98th Training Division, was selected as the Army Reserve Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • Racing school offers thrills to servicemembers, veterans

    Jun 17, 2011

    The Buck Baker Racing School goes out of its way to acknowledge and honor military service men and women. They consider themselves the most patriotic school there is and they offer discounts for military, police officers, and firefighters.

  • Fort Bragg hosts professional development workshop for spouses

    Jun 17, 2011

    The Family member employment and career conference was held at the Fort Bragg Club, June 6 and 7, the conference covered tools for making the job hunt a success.

  • Rollin' Rollin' Rollin' Keep those tanks 'a-rollin'

    Jun 17, 2011

    Loading story about the movement of Armor School's vehicles from Fort Knox, Ky. to Fort Benning, Ga. via rail.

  • Intimate betrayals: A look at abuse inside Fort Bragg homes

    Jun 17, 2011

  • Fort Bragg mother, daughter graduate as a team

    Jun 17, 2011

    On June 9 a Fort Bragg Soldier and her mother received their associate of arts degree in general studies

  • Medical unit conducts tactical training at Fort Bragg for leaders

    Jun 17, 2011

    More than 20 officers and noncommissioned officers of the 7236th Medical Support Unit recently took part in training to ensure that when their time came to deploy to a hostile territory, they would know exactly what to do. The unit leadership conducted a field training exercise for its officers and NCOs that included various movements to contact, patrolling and the engagement and capturing of enemy personnel.

  • Don't lock your kids in cars when it's hotter than heck

    Jun 17, 2011

    If it’s really hot outside, it’s 20 to 40 degrees hotter inside your car, so under no circumstances, should you leave your child in the car, advise health professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center. Already this year, 10 children in the U.S. have died from heat stroke while left unattended in vehicles, according to Jan Null, an adjunct professor of meteorology at San Francisco State University who studies the frequency of these deaths. Forty-nine children died in 2010, the worst year on record.

  • Energy 'goal' achieved on the Polo Field, Fort Bragg - 1, Fossil Fuels - 0

    Jul 6, 2011

    At Fort Bragg planning is currently underway for the use of geothermal technology systems to heat and cool buildings.

  • Long commute squeezes road-weary technician

    Jun 17, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny employee Jody Fulton commutes 105 miles both to and from the Arsenal on a daily basis, but he says the commute does not bother him. His job as a mechanical engineer technician with the Weapons Technical Support Branch here is the job he always wanted.

  • USAREUR Commanding General 4th of July message

    Jun 17, 2011

    The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. On this day, we celebrate the birth of our nation by spending time with friends at cookouts, going to parades, and watching fireworks. But it’s also important to reflect on the significance of this day, when we declared Independence and stood up for the dignity and freedom of man. This is a day for us to relax, but it’s also a day to reflect on those brave Americans that helped shape our nation…it’s a day for us to reflect on how we can best uphold the same ideals of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness that drove our founding fathers to sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776.

  • Drill Sergeant competition unveils new APRT and ACRT

    Jun 22, 2011

    The Army Physical Readiness Test and the Army Combat Readiness Test were officially unveiled June 16 during the 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition on Fort Jackson, S.C. Six competitors battled it out all week for the titles of Active Component and Reserve Component Drill Sergeant of the Year.

  • 402nd AFSB provides retrograde support

    Jun 18, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is the premiere single face to the field for theater property accountability, RESET, and responsible drawdown of equipment in Iraq. The 402nd accomplishes its core mission in Iraq from end-to-end integration across the Materiel Enterprise for joint and coalition forces in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Task Force ODIN continues mission

    Jun 17, 2011

    Flags fluttered in the warm Iraqi wind as Soldiers of Task Force ODIN marked the next chapter in their mission to defeat the improvised explosive device threat in northern Iraq, with a Transfer of Authority ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, June 14. The outgoing Soldiers of Task Force ODIN V, slated to redeploy to the U.S. after a yearlong deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn, accomplished their mission with the utmost professionalism and competence, said Lt. Col. Nicholas Arata, outgoing commander, Task Force ODIN V.

  • ‘Black Jack’ Brigade take reins in two Iraqi provinces

    Jun 17, 2011

    Soldiers of 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, “Black Jack,” 1st Cavalry Division, assumed responsibility for the U.S. mission in Salah ad-Din and Diyala provinces, Iraq, during a Transfer of Authority ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Warhorse, June 13. Black Jack Brigade replaced 2nd AAB, 25th Infantry Division, as “Warrior” Brigade wrapped up a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

  • U.S. troops, DOD employees run to celebrate U.S. Army’s birthday

    Jun 17, 2011

    Established June 14, 1775, the U.S. Army has fought in major conflicts in every century. To honor the history of the Army and celebrate 236 years of service, deployed U.S. troops and Department of Defense employees ran a four-mile race at Contingency Operating Site Marez, Iraq, June 14.

  • Wiesbaden Soldiers honored by German minister president

    Jun 20, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When Sgt. John McCaughrean and two of his fellow 24th Military Intelligence Battalion Soldiers stopped on the Autobahn to render assistance at a crash site March 13, the last thing they were thinking about was recognition for their actions.

  • Global command celebrates Army birthday around the world

    Jun 17, 2011

    The Army's 236th birthday, coinciding with Armed Forces Week in Huntsville, Ala., led to a weeklong celebration for the global USASMDC/ARSTRAT.

  • Fort Meade celebrates Army's 236th birthday

    Jun 19, 2011

    Soldiers, civilians and Fort Meade community members celebrated both the Army's 236th birthday and Flag Day on June 14 with breakfast, cake and camaraderie at Club Meade.

  • Deployed Meade Soldier supports users access to information technology

    Jun 17, 2011

    Sgt. Maria A. Jimenez deployed from the 741st Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Meade and arrived in Afghanistan in January on a yearlong tour. She serves as an information systems operator analyst for Task Force Biometrics in Parwan Province.

  • Army promotes missing-captured Soldier to sergeant

    Jun 17, 2011

    The Army announced today that it has promoted a Soldier listed as Missing-Captured on June 30, 2009, while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, to the rank of sergeant.

  • Training for the fight

    Jun 16, 2011

    Spc. Anthony Greene, 141 Infantry Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division "Bulldogs" of Fort Bliss, looks through his scope before calling out firing commands at a live Support by Fire exercise at the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, June 14, in preperation for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • TCCC course delivers standard to special ops medics

    Jun 17, 2011

    The U.S. Special Operations Command Europe developed and conducted a Tactical Combat Casualty Care "train-the-trainer" course to enhance the Special Operations Forces capability and interoperability of International Security Assistance Force partner nations.

  • Young male Soldiers at risk for testicular cancer

    Jun 20, 2011

    Medical professionals at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center warn the majority of male Soldiers at Fort Hood are part of the most at-risk group for testicular cancer. The form of cancer may be rare, but it does occur most often in men between the ages of 20 and 39.

  • Tacoma's Sound to Narrows run a military tradition

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Downrange deja vu is I Corps exercise goal

    Jun 17, 2011

    With a deployment on the horizon, America’s Corps is ramping up as it prepares for its departure to Afghanistan.

  • Raider Brigade Soldier bowls perfect 300

    Jun 16, 2011

    Conditions were just right for Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wagoner, 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Divison, to bowl a perfect game June 8 at Fort Stewart’s Marne Lanes. In the coming weeks, the United States Bowling Congress will award Sgt. 1st Class Wagoner, an Ohio native, with an award ring for his achievement during the USBC-sanctioned game.

  • Weather Airmen keep Army flying

    Jun 16, 2011

    Instead of just providing a report of the weather conditions for the next 24 hours, battlefield weather Airmen take a detailed look at their supported unit’s future missions and create battlefield reports to the unit commander on whether that mission will be impacted by the weather and local environment.

  • MILITARY TEEN TALK: HIRED! Apprentice Program is win-win for teens

    Jun 16, 2011

    Since its inception in 2009, the HIRED! Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity of a lifetime to prepare teenagers from ages 15-18 to help them explore the workforce.

  • Hunter to celebrate nation's birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    The “Worth Fighting For” Independence Day Weekend Celebration at Hunter Army Airfield July 2 will offer something for every member of the Army Family and for civilian guests from the surrounding communities as well.

  • Summer lunch program offers healthy eating options

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Seamless Summer Free Lunch Program, sponsored by the Fort Stewart Department of Defense Education Activity, is well under way and due to end July 1.

  • Support squadron highly skilled radiomen

    Jun 16, 2011

    Ask any Joint Base Lewis-McChord combat arms Soldier to rank the people he’d like to see come to his aid when the bullets start flying, and a surprising percentage will tell you No. 1 is a battlefield Airman from the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron. These highly trained and skilled radiomen make up a tactical air control party, capable of calling in any type of air asset to support Army ground troops engaged with the enemy in the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • NFL 'rockers' play for troops

    Jun 16, 2011

    When heavy guitar riffs, strong drumbeats, screams and melodic vocals reverberated through Gilley's here, June 11, music fans and U.S. troops in attendance might not have instantly known that three of the four band-members of "Free Reign" were also professional football players.

  • 'We are the Corps' Airmen'

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Airmen of the 1st Air Support Operations Group wear blue uniforms, but don’t solely consider themselves Air Force. They work for the Army, providing tactical air command and control and operational weather briefings for Joint Base Lewis-McChord units like I Corps, the three Lewis Stryker brigades, two combat aviation brigades and other Pacific Region combat units.

  • Attention to detail

    Jun 16, 2011

    Fort Hood, Warriors in Transition, Fort Hood

  • AMC begins new era at Redstone

    Jun 17, 2011

    The culmination of years of hard work was marked June 15 with the cut of a ribbon at the U.S. Army Materiel Command's touchdown ceremony here.

  • Fort Hood NCOA Change of Responsibility

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. George D. Duncan, commandant of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Fort Hood, accepts the NCOA colors during the NCOA Change of Responsibility ceremony held June 16.

  • Division Soldiers learn the Pièce de Résistance of food service

    Jun 16, 2011

    Operations are a common term throughout the Army, marking milestones in campaigns.

  • 'Workhorse' changes command, welcomes leader

    Jun 16, 2011

    Soldiers from the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, “Workhorse,” 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, conducted a change of command ceremony, June 1, on the flightline at Hunter Army Airfield.

  • And the winner is ….

    Jun 16, 2011

    Fort Hood WTB holds model toy competition

  • Fort Hood NCOA Change of Responsibility ceremony

    Feb 25, 2013

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Command Sgt. Maj. George D. Duncan, commandant of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Fort Hood, accepts the NCOA colors during the NCOA Change of Responsibility ceremony held June 16.

  • Army boxers brace for U.S. Nationals, Olympic Team Trials

    Jun 20, 2011

    Reigning light-heavyweight national champion Spc. Jeffrey Spencer will lead several Soldiers into the 2011 U.S. National Boxing Championships June 20 through 25, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Air Force commander takes reigns of 707th ISRG

    Jun 16, 2011

    Calling the Airmen under his new command "the finest America has to offer," Lt. Col. Michael L. Downs assumed leadership of the 707th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group on June 8.

  • Spartan Soldiers earn Top Gun honors

    Jun 16, 2011

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, were awarded “Top Gun” honors during a ceremony held at Fort Stewart’s Woodruff Theater, June 3.

  • 3rd Infantry Division celebrates Army’s birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    Hundreds of Soldiers, Families, Army Civilians, community members and veterans commemorated the Army’s 236th birthday, June 14 at Fort Stewart’s Marne Garden. The United States Army marked another year of defending our nation and living up to the ideals of its founders.

  • New school at Hunter to provide fifth graders with specialized learning

    Jun 16, 2011

    Once again, the Army and the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System are teaming up " this time to expose local youth to science, technology, engineering and math.

  • DoD awards Stewart Resource Management Office

    Jun 16, 2011

    There is a phrase adage that says ‘there is no I in TEAM.’

  • BAMC Misc

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Fort Meade center's services aid Wounded Warriors

    Jun 16, 2011

    Wounded warriors learn to craft their own fly for fly fishing at Burba Lake as part of the Healing Waters program for the Soldier and Family Assistance Center.

  • Drill sergeants demonstrate physical readiness

    Jun 22, 2011

    Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors demonstrate physical readiness training.

  • Pacific Command recognizes US Army's 236th birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    CAMP Smith, Hawaii - (From left to right) Armed Forces of the Philippines First Chief Master Sgt. Edilberto R. Lustre, Maj. Gen. Jose Tony E. Villarete, Brig. Gen. Charles W. Hooper, AFP Brig. Gen. Samuel Narbuada, Police Chief of Support Rex Dolino and Command Sgt. Maj. Iuniasolua T. Savusa pose next to a sign celebrating the U.S. Army's 236th birthday June 14, at Pacific Command, Camp Smith.

  • Safety Equals Success as Operation Golden Cargo Wraps Up at CAAA

    Jun 16, 2011

    Operation Golden Cargo, the annual logistics exercise which brings Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers together to move ammunition for the Joint Munitions Command, is nearly complete at Crane Army Ammunition Activity. Safety is a key part of the success of the exercise.

  • Oklahoma senator visits 45th IBCT

    Jun 16, 2011

    U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) visited the Oklahoma National Guard’s 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team during the final stage of their post-mobilization training here June 13.

  • ‘Cooking for Real’ Goes Green

    Jun 17, 2011

    Sunny Anderson, host of Food Network’s “Cooking for Real” show, visited forts Lee and Bragg, N.C. to show America that behind every great Soldier is a good meal.

  • EFMP families strike up fun time at bowling party

    Jun 16, 2011

    Fort Belvoir’s Exceptional Family Member Program ended its season with a party at the Bowling Center Saturday.

  • Army Organizations Recognized for Civilian Education Efforts

    Jun 16, 2011

    The top three winners of the Army Management Staff College (AMSC) Excellence in Education Award were recognized June 15th for their organizations achievements in Civilian Education. First place was the Center for Army Analysis (CAA) on Fort Belvoir, second place went to the US Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM), Software Engineering Center, and third place winner was the US Army Material Command, Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.

  • 3rd ID Soldiers sweep away with AG Corps awards

    Jun 16, 2011

    Dedication, motivation, honor and pride reflect the excellence of two driven Soldiers of the Third Infantry Division as they joined other Soldiers from across the nation to be honored by The Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association Medals for Distinguished Achievement in a formal ceremony at Radisson Hotel in Columbia, S.C., June 10.

  • DTRA dominates intramural archery competition

    Jun 16, 2011

    Sixty-eight archers from seven units participated in the 2011 intramural archery tournament June 6 to 9 at the Outdoor Recreation archery range.

  • Vanguards head home, begin transferring mission

    Jun 16, 2011

    Al Anbar, Iraq " Soldiers of the 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division are packing their bags and preparing to return to Fort Stewart, Ga., as they near the completion of their year-long tour to Iraq. The team of 3,000 Soldiers supported the Iraqi Security Forces and local Anbar government during the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom and into New Dawn.

  • Belvoir professionals share career advice

    Jun 16, 2011

    Representatives from the Fort Belvoir Headquarters Battalion and the Public Affairs Office took part in the Minority Student Achievement Career Forum at Mount Vernon High School June 6.

  • Engineer class of ‘68 reflects on lessons learned

    Jun 16, 2011

    The U.S. Army Engineer Officer Candidate Regiment Class 516 Alpha returned to Fort Belvoir Saturday for a morning tour of the base and a dinner at the Officers’ Club.

  • Army releases new field manual

    Jun 16, 2011

    This Friday, the Army is releasing their newest field manual, which will be directly aimed to providing public affairs officers in the field a quick look at how to use the CORE content management system.

  • Fort Sill veterinarians, techs travel to reservations for rabies clinics

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- FORT SILL, 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.

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