Archive: Jun 2011

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  • Belvoir celebrates Army’s 236th birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Fort Belvoir Garrison Command celebrated the Army’s 236th birthday as well as the 234th birthday of the American flag on Tuesday at Abbott Hall.

  • Information Technology Support Services Takes On CHESS

    Jun 17, 2011

    U.S. Army Contracting Command is implementing CHESS due to recent guidance from the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Services).

  • Fort Sill dedicates Graham resiliency center

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Being a place where people can go to get help with issues confronting them, Fort Sill's resiliency training campus was dedicated June 13 to a family that has portrayed exactly what resiliency is all about. The Graham Resiliency Training Center is named in honor of the two sons Carol and Maj. Gen. Mark Graham lost: one to combat in Iraq, the other to depression and suicide.

  • Strength of the Nation award presented at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 17, 2011

    A Twilight Tattoo was hosted by the Secretary of the Army, the Honorable John M. McHugh, Chief of Staff of the Army, General Martin E. Dempsey and Sergeant Major of the Army, Raymond F. Chandler III at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, June 15, 2011.

  • Center For The Intrepid Videos

    Feb 9, 2012

  • BAMC wounded warriors excel a Warrior Games

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Brooke Army Medical Center’s Warrior Transition Battalion won five gold and two silver medals at the Warrior Games held in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 16-21. The Warrior Games is a competition between wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women.

  • Patient Visitation Guidelines

    Jun 16, 2011

  • College students bring summer camp fun to High Desert

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- Richelle Goree, a junior fine arts major at Florida A&M;University, heard stories about scorpions being in her bathtub, snakes in her bed and other creepy crawlers running amok in the High Desert before she arrived at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, Calif., three weeks ago. “I was prepared,” Goree said, as she took a brief break from her duties as a Camp Adventure counselor at Fort Irwin’s School Age Services building. Goree along with Alisha Patton, a senior early childhood education major from the University of Toledo; Madelina Parkin, a junior liberal arts major from Chico State University; and Alyssa Dyall and Vanessa Hilst Robles from the University of Northern Iowa, chose to spend their summers working with children at Fort Irwin through the Camp Adventure program, which is run by the University of Northern Iowa. The program recruits and trains unpaid staff to run youth services programs on military installations and has partnerships with more than 80 colleges and universities across the nation.

  • E mapper quick, reliable cartography tool

    Jun 16, 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.

  • US Soldiers share tactical knowledge with Indonesian Armed Forces

    Jun 16, 2011

    Improvised explosive devices are one of the most dangerous weapons Soldiers encounter during missions around the globe. Seasoned U.S. Soldiers are teaching Indonesian Soldiers to face that danger on their own terms.

  • Fort Sam Houston Summer Camp: Life on the Edge!

    Jun 16, 2011

    Summer campers who sign up for the EDGE! Program at Fort Sam Houston know to expect a challenge, and the Wednesday kayaking trip is one of the best.

  • 402nd AFSB fielding H-AAB equipment set in Iraq

    Jun 17, 2011

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade is fielding a Heavy Advise and Assist Brigade equipment set for an incoming 1st Cavalry Division brigade that is replacing a lighter Stryker brigade from the 25th Infantry Division.

  • Army Medicine welcomes newest grads from Madigan

    Jun 16, 2011

    Every graduation speech is judged by its delivery, its content, and its impact. This graduation was a homerun in many categories, but it may have been the speech that took the experience for Army Medicine’s newest healthcare professionals to the highest level. More than 140 residents and interns became independent healthcare professionals June 3 in a graduation ceremony for Madigan Healthcare System’s Graduate Medical Education at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Co-located Club on McChord Field.

  • JBLM paintball tournament brings warriors to battle

    Jun 16, 2011

    Over 100 warriors entered the battlefield with guns blazing and hearts racing and a goal of eliminating their enemy and emerging victorious during an Axis vs. Allies paintball tournament at Paintball Incorporated’s field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 11.

  • MCoE boosts squad as a ‘strategic formation’

    Jun 16, 2011

  • The Bayonet picks up awards from GPA

    Jun 16, 2011

  • 104th Transportation Co. returns

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Visitor passes no longer needed at post gates

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Savannah Corps team members deploy for Alabama tornado recovery

    Oct 13, 2011

    While thousands of families struggle to rebuild after devastating tornados swept across the Southeast this spring, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District continue to volunteer their time for recovery efforts in northern and central Alabama.

  • Fort Sam Houston puts on ‘A Musical Splendor’

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Music and voices filled the Hacienda Recreation Center June 9, as service members performed in the BOSS Festival of the Arts U.S. Army Competition. This year’s event, titled “A Musical Splendor” and directed and produced by Ben Paniagua, featured 18 acts with 16 performers, including singers, a saxophonist and even a mentalist making their grand debuts.

  • Gateway project sees progress with arrival of statues

    Jun 16, 2011

  • EFMP takes kids out on the greens

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Children in Fort Rucker’s Exceptional Family Member Program grabbed their putters and irons and hit the course at Silver Wings Golf Course June 14

  • 'Vital Mission Of Training Soldiers' Nears End

    Jun 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Lt. Col. Sean Cusker participated in an official troop inspection of Headquarters & Alpha, Bravo and Charlie companies one last time during a Thursday morning retirement ceremony on Warrior Field, located in the shadow of the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School and the Arsenal’s Soldier barracks.

  • Swimming should be safe, fun

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the heat of summer rolls on, swimming increases in popularity among Fort Rucker residents, but safety should never be out of mind.

  • III Corps Combatives gears up for tournament

    Jun 17, 2011

    The III Corps Combatives team received help from the outside June 10, 2011, as experienced mixed martial artists Timothy Kennedy and Jason Norwood stopped by the Fort Hood fight house to help them train for the All-Army Combatives Tournament at the end of July.

  • Owners must help pets beat the heat

    Jun 17, 2011

    People aren’t the only ones who feel the heat in the summer months. It is important be aware of the effects that warmer temperatures may have on people’s four-legged friends.

  • DFMWR events provide summer fun for Fort Rucker youth

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- School is out, summer vacation is in full swing and there are plenty of fun activities to keep Fort Rucker children busy all summer long.

  • Gates, Mullen protect family programs from budget cuts

    Jun 17, 2011

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told the service chiefs to “fence” two areas in the budget options the military is contemplating: training and family programs.

  • Fort Rucker RV, boat storage policies change

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Recreational vehicle and boat owners on post now have a few more storage options thanks to recent changes to Fort Rucker Regulation 190-5, Fort Rucker Safety and Picerne Military Housing officials said.

  • 236 Years and Still Running

    Jun 16, 2011

    236th Quartermaster Corps Birthday run.

  • Freedom Fest promises fun for Families

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Families looking for a good time this Fourth of July can expect big things from Fort Rucker, according to Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation officials.

  • New York Army National Guard's Last Vietnam War Pilot Makes Final Flight

    Jun 16, 2011

    ARMY AVIATION SUPPORT FACILITY, Latham, NY --The New York Army National Guard’s last Vietnam War pilot took his final light Tuesday June 14. In 29 years of Army flying-he was out of the military from 1972 to 1985-Chief Warrant Officer 5 Steven Derry amassed more than 3000 hours in UH-1 “Hueys”, AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters, and the UH-60 Blackhawk. He spent 10 months in Vietnam in 1971 and 1972 and then went back to war twice; serving in Iraq in 2005 and again in 2008/2009. He’s enjoyed the people, and he’s enjoyed the flying, and he’s enjoyed serving his country, but everything needs to come to an end, Derry said. At his age-he’s 59--- it’s harder to fly using night vision goggles and to keep up with the younger Soldiers, he said.

  • WWII-era structures to come down this year

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Thirty-one World War II-era wooden buildings are slated for demolition this fall as part of the first phase of the installation’s Facility Reduction Program. The long-term goal of FRP is the elimination of World War II-era wooden structures by fiscal year 2017, according to officials from Fort Hood’s Directorate of Public Works.

  • Fort Belvoir Community Hospital ready to soar

    Jun 29, 2011

    The Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is set to open Aug. 10, 2011.

  • US NATO Brigade presides over AFNORTH Battalion change of command on USAG Schinnen Netherlands

    Jun 16, 2011

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands - U.S. Army Col. BJ Constantine, U.S. NATO Brigade Commander, passes the AFNORTH Battalion Colors to Lt. Col. Donald Stoner, III, in a Change of Command Ceremony held on U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen, Netherlands, where Lt. Col. Marvin G. Vannatter, Jr., relinquished command June 16, 2011.

  • Letterkenny Showcase draws prospective business partners together

    Jun 23, 2011

    Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, Pa, June 8-9, 2011 -- "Colonel Cheri A. Provancha opened the sixth annual Letterkenny Business Opportunity Showcase with a discussion of the state of Letterkenny on the campus of Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pa, Wednesday afternoon.

  • I-185 construction: After years, end is in sight

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Surviving CLDT at West Point

    Jun 16, 2011

    To say it was hot would’ve been a severe understatement. Nearing the end of the three-week summer military training, cadets conducted missions under an oppressive heat wave, sweat dripping off the linings of their helmets and T-shirts soaked under the added weight of vests and patrol gear. Cadet Leadership Development Training can offer cadets realistic battlefield scenarios and an environment that somewhat reflects today’s major areas of operation. However, it can’t simulate the weather. With temperatures reaching the highest heat category on post, last week was as close as it gets.

  • ACU changes make Velcro optional -- Fort Rucker phasing in

    Jun 24, 2011

    The voice of the Soldier has been heard: the Army announced the patrol cap will replace the black wool beret as the default headgear for the Army combat uniform.

  • ARDEC - The Army's Center for Lethality - VIDEO

    Jun 16, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - The Army's Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center is an internationally acknowledged hub for the advancement of armaments technology and engineering innovation. As one of the specialized research, development and engineering centers within the U.S. Army Materiel Command, ARDEC has the responsibility for meeting this critical demand. ARDEC's workforce provides lifecycle support for nearly 90 percent of the Army's lethality used every day by the U.S. Warfighter.

  • USMAPS nearly ready for incoming Class of 2012 at West Point

    Jun 16, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The first phase of construction for the new U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School is expected to be complete in time for the USMAPS Reception Day July 18. More than 240 new cadet candidates will form the first class to occupy the new facilities located inside Washington Gate.

  • ‘What have you done to save a life today?’

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Summer, as you all know, officially begins Tuesday, but the “101 Days of Summer” " the way that our safety experts view the season " began with Memorial Day and runs through Labor Day.

  • Veteran speaks to ‘Airborne’ platoon

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 160 chaplains and chaplain candidates in the Chaplain Basic Officer Leadership Course sat in awe when 91-year-old Moffatt Burris spoke to them recently at the Army Chaplain Center and School.

  • AG Corps Hall of Fame grows

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Adjutant General Corps celebrated its second annual Regimental Week with a Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and unveiling of the first regimental print on Friday at the Soldier Support Institute Auditorium.

  • Soldiers share special bonds with their Families

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Wildlife Branch conducts annual nightjar survey

    Jun 17, 2011

    Wildlife technicians with the Fort Jackson, S.C., Directorate of Public Works Wildlife Branch participated in the third annual nightjar survey to contribute data to the Nightjar Survey Network, Center for Conservation Biology, at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

  • Fishing program assists Soldiers’ recovery

    Jun 17, 2011

    Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is a nonprofit organization that focuses on reaching out to wounded veterans to aid in their rehabilitation -- both mentally and physically.

  • Substance abuse program consolidates

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in more than a decade, all the components of the Army Substance Abuse Program will be located together starting next week. The program’s clinical section, which is responsible for offering treatment, was previously located at Moncrief Army Community Hospital, while the preventive program was located on Sumter Road. ASAP’s new offices will be at 9810 Lee Road.

  • Soldiers strengthen combat skills during live-fire exercise

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Army Contracting Command transfers to Redstone Arsenal

    Jun 16, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - The U.S. Army Contracting Command and its subordinate Expeditionary Contracting Command marked the official transfer of their headquarters to Redstone Arsenal with a command flag uncasing ceremony today.

  • Fun in the sun starts with safety

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- As summer officially begins Tuesday, more and more families will be heading out for weekend trips and water excursions.

  • Soldiers' hike builds cohesion, strenghtens team

    Jun 16, 2011

  • Drills test their skills in contest

    Jun 16, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time, the TRADOC Drill Sergeant of the Year competition is taking place at Fort Jackson. Contestant have undergone a variety of physical and mental tasks to be named the top among drill sergeants. The winner will be announced Friday in a 9 a.m. ceremony.

  • Natick celebrates Army birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center celebrated the Army’s 236th birthday June 14 with guest of honor Army Lt. Gen. (Ret.) David Valcourt and 40 future Soldiers.

  • Fathers’ Day: Fort Jackson honors dads in ceremony

    Jun 16, 2011

    Fort Jackson celebrated the outstanding contributions of military fathers in its inaugural Fatherhood Recognition Ceremony at the Solomon Center Tuesday.

  • Rolling out red carpet

    Jun 16, 2011

    Sgt. Jeff McQuiston and Spc. Robert Norrington, unit supply specialists, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), recalled some of their most memorable moments working in The Old Guard’s Ceremonial Equipment Branch, or flag shop. The flag shop houses approximately 4,000 flags from every country, executive officer flags for all branches of service, and an assortment of uniforms from George Washington’s Continental Army to the present. The shop provides its materials in support of ceremonies ranging from the president’s speeches to arrival ceremonies of foreign dignitaries.

  • Duty to Soldiers, oneself: Combat veterans seek out behavioral health services to help with PTSD

    Jun 16, 2011

  • 307th ESB juggles Pacific Signal mission with deployment to Afghanistan

    Jun 16, 2011

    "If it was easy, they wouldn't have sent us." This is a motto of the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, a unit that spent the past year providing and maintaining communications for two theaters, that of the U.S. Army, Pacific, and simultaneously, both the North and South of Afghanistan. Headquarters and Bravo companies triumphantly returned home to Hawaii in early June after completing their year-long mission. This is the 307th's first deployment since the Vietnam War.

  • Maj. Gen. John Campbell, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division visits Chicago

    Jun 15, 2011

    Maj. Gen. John Campbell, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) located at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, visited Chicago 13-15 June 2011 to celebrate the Army's 236th Birthday. During his visit he met with members of the World Presidents' Organization, National Strategy Forum, Pritzker Military Library, USO of Illinois, Boys & Girls Club, and 502 Club at the Union League Club. Maj. Gen. Campbell also threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs game on 14 June in honor of the Army's Birthday.

  • AMC begins new era with building ribbon cutting

    Jun 15, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The culmination of years of hard work occurred with the cut of a ribbon at the U.S. Army Materiel Command's touchdown ceremony here June 15.

  • Hired! DJ leaves lasting legacy on 88.3 FM KNTC, Fort Irwin

    Jun 15, 2011

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- For the past eight months 88.3 FM KNTC listeners have enjoyed an hour out of their weekdays listening to “Today’s Music with Lexi,” but that era came to a close June 10 as Alexis Slocum signed off the air for the final time in the High Desert. From her first day double checking phone numbers for the newcomers’ guide to being coaxed onto the air by Fort Irwin community relations officer Jackie Hoggins to becoming a subject matter expert on all things radio-related to finally writing a column in today’s High Desert Warrior, Slocum has fully explored the world of public affairs.

  • Army's new school system ensures Soldiers live, fight, learn together

    Jun 16, 2011

    The new "One Army School System," made up of active and reserve component schools will take the teachers to the students when and where they need the training -- rather than when the Army can give it.

  • 3rd Brigade Combat Teasm Families pick up Operation Education mission

    Jun 15, 2011

    Notebook paper, colored pencils, folders and other basic school supplies fill the desks and backpacks of most young American children, but to the children of Afghanistan, who often live in extreme poverty, they are a luxury their families may not be able to afford. For friends and Families of the Spartan Brigade, they also serve as tools for helping support their Soldiers’ efforts downrange.

  • Civilians experience day in the life of a Soldier

    Jun 15, 2011

    Civilians from surrounding areas traveled June 8 to Fort Drum, where they had an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a Soldier.

  • Spartan medics treat Afghan casualties

    Jun 15, 2011

    Task Force Spartan medics and physicians here recently treated 18 Afghan men, women and children who were injured in a car accident.

  • Smart phones increase 'SPOT' reporting in Army evaluations

    Jun 15, 2011

    The Army is finding the use of smart-phone devices such as an Android or iPhone leads to an increase in "SPOT" reports, wherein Soldiers share tactically relevant information across the force in real-time, service officials said. Photo Courtesy Army.mil

  • US Army Net Zero Workshop tackles tough questions

    Jun 17, 2011

    Representatives from U.S. Army Garrisons around the world continued the second day of the inaugural U.S. Army Net Zero Workshop, here, with in-depth presentations and discussions about the best way to reach the goal of being net zero.

  • Battle Cross Monument unveiled at the birth place of Dix

    Jun 15, 2011

    Boscawen, N.H., May 30, 2011 - The deputy commanding general of the 99th Regional Support Command was on hand at the unveiling of the New Hampshire Army Monument to give his thoughts during a Memorial Day ceremony at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery here.

  • Quartermasters Pass Torch of Responsibility

    Jun 16, 2011

    Command Sgt. Maj. James K. Sims assumed duties as the regimental command sergeant major during a ceremony June 14 at the Fort Lee Regimental Club.

  • Network integration tests aim to reduce 'fog of war'

    Jun 16, 2011

    A massive network test, termed the Network Integration Evaluation, which kicked off last week here, will evaluate capabilities of a developmental vehicle-mounted company command post system intended to give enhanced on-the-move networking to company commanders.

  • USARPAC celebrates the Army's 236th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    Despite repeated trials in an era of persistent conflict, the U.S. Army has emerged stronger and is considered a world-class organization that continues to build on its demonstrated successes, the commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific told those attending the Army birthday commemoration ball June 10.

  • Durham Bulls hit home run with Panther Brigade, Army birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    DURHAM, N.C. " The Durham Bulls and their fans, Paratroopers and Families of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, spent the Army’s 236th birthday, June 14th, celebrating at the ballpark. The 3rd Brigade Panthers descended on Blackwell St., the promenade at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on game days, and set up interactive displays of some crowd-pleasing equipment and personnel.

  • Brooke Army Medical Center Conceptual Designs

    Jun 15, 2011

    Conceptual design presentations of Brooke Army Medical Center.

  • Army Birthday celebrated at JFHQNCR/MDW

    Jun 15, 2011

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and civilian staff members of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Military District Washington celebrated the Army's 236th birthday during a traditional cake cutting ceremony at Fort McNair, June 14, 2011.

  • Exceptional leaders set pace

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Quartermaster Corps said farewell to Chief Warrant Officer 5 Jack C. Van Zanten and welcomed Chief Warrant Officer 5 Wade H. Lovorn III, as the newest quartermaster regimental chief warrant officer.

  • New fund launches to help wounded warriors

    Jun 16, 2011

    Army senior leaders and the president and chief executive officer of Operation Homefront, Jim Knotts, marked the launch of the "Army Homefront Fund" during a ceremony here, June 13, 2011.

  • Mountain Post honors Vietnam vets

    Jun 15, 2011

    About 500 Vietnam veterans were honored and welcomed home in a ceremony June 10 at Ironhorse Park.

  • Army birthday brings wounded warriors to Fort Detrick

    Jun 15, 2011

    For the third year, Fort Detrick has hosted a Wounded Warrior Appreciation BBQ.

  • Adaptive sports offer adrenaline rush

    Jun 15, 2011

    The kayaker thrashed in the water of Fort Carson’s Indoor Pool as he tried to roll his boat upright. After three tries, Frank Hackney went to help, turning the kayaker upright so he could catch his breath.

  • ‘This we’ll defend’ ceremony at JBMDL’s Iron Mike

    Jun 15, 2011

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST (June 12 2011) - The reins of the 1st Battalion, 417th Basic Combat Training Regiment were handed to its new commander at a change-of-command ceremony held at Sharpe Field.

  • Center offers virtual training

    Jun 15, 2011

    The Centennial Training Center offers an array of virtual training aids and scenarios in addition to the standard military instructional exercises to prepare Soldiers for real-life missions they may encounter in Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • This Comedy is a Murder Mystery

    Jun 15, 2011

  • Army thanks Congress for 236 years of support

    Jun 16, 2011

    As part of recognition for the Army's 236th year of protecting the United States, the service's leaders thanked members of Congress for their continued support of Soldiers.

  • MCoE boosts squad as a ‘strategic formation’

    Jun 15, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army wants to turn dismounted tactical small units into overpowering forces on the battlefield and eliminate the enemy’s comparable effectiveness at that tier. The Maneuver Center of Excellence is playing a key role in making it happen.

  • Army Reserve Paratroopers Storm Normandy

    Jun 15, 2011

    Army Reserve Paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) and the 824th, 421st and 861st Quartermaster Companies joined French, British, Danish and German paratroopers to form Task Force Normandy. The task force's mission was to conduct combined airborne training and to participate in the 67th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings.

  • Visitor passes no longer needed at post gates

    Jun 15, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Directorate of Emergency Services has modified its Visitor Control Center operations, post officials announced. Fort Benning Police Chief Kevin Clarke said visitors are no longer required to stop and pick up a pass prior to accessing the installation.

  • Army Cyber celebrates first Army birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    As the sun came up at Fort Belvoir’s Nolan Building a sea of Soldiers, civilians, contractors and Family members laced up their running shoes June 14 as U.S. Army Cyber Command celebrated its first Army Birthday.

  • Fort A.P. Hill celebrates 236th in style!

    Jul 11, 2011

  • Aurora, Illinois Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 15, 2011

    AURORA, Ill. - Sergeant First Class Stacy Muse, Commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Station Aurora, along with Sergeant Jason Hardman and Sergeant David Lunebach celebrate the U.S. Army's 236th Birthday with Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner and other city council members in City Hall.

  • Rock Island Arsenal planning group expands goals

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Rock Island Arsenal hosted a strategic planning luncheon June 10, including business and education leaders striving to synchronize and promote regional growth and workforce development.

  • Petraeus calls for 'energy-informed’ decisions

    Jun 16, 2011

    Noting an energy-efficient force is a more agile and resilient force, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus called on his commanders and troops to reduce their energy consumption in Afghanistan.

  • Massachusetts Guard provides, protects water for task force in Haiti

    Jun 16, 2011

    The 125th Quartermaster Company (Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit) with the Massachusetts National Guard, deployed to Haiti to put their excellence to a real-world test in the austere climate and geography of Mandrin, a rural community a few miles from the city of Gonaives, where the Louisiana National Guard established the Task Force Bon Voizen headquarters camp.

  • Medical battalion inducts new noncommissioned officers

    Jun 20, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- More than 20 of the Army’s newest noncommissioned officers were officially inducted into the elite corps during the 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion’s NCO Induction Ceremony June 13, at the Wiesbaden Army Airfield Community Activity Center. The ceremony not only served as an opportunity to celebrate and recognize the promotion of these Soldiers, but also paid tribute to the men and women of the NCO corps who have served with pride and distinction for more than 200 years.

  • Young male Soldiers potentially at risk for testicular cancer

    Jun 15, 2011

    Testicular cancer, although a rare form of cancer, occurs most often in men between the ages of 20 and 39, which means the majority of male Soldiers are potentially at risk. The testicular cancer rate has more than doubled among white men in the past 40 years, but has only recently begun to increase among black men, according to the National Cancer Institute. There is no known cause, but some men may be more at risk for developing testicular cancer if they have had an undescended testicle or if a brother or father had the disease.

  • Combined security forces kill, capture insurgents

    Jun 16, 2011

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force killed numerous insurgents and detained five others after they were attacked in Paktika province’s Omnah district yesterday.

  • High school students ready for the next phase

    Jun 15, 2011

    Last class of Mannheim American High School graduates.

  • Ride 2 Recovery at Fort Monroe - June 4, 2011

    Jun 15, 2011

    JOINT BASE LANGELY-EUSTIS AND FORT MONROE, Va. - More than 225 injured veterans and their supporters will culminate a six-day, 325-mile ride with two stops Friday, June 3 at Fort Eustis and Saturday, June 4 at Fort Monroe to support rehabilitation for injured veterans before ending at Virginia Beach on Saturday, June 4.

  • Artillery battery deploys to Afghanistan

    Jun 15, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. " The final contingent of deploying Soldiers from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, were bid farewell during a June 2 ceremony at Rinehart Fitness Center, here at Fort Sill.

  • Stop Loss Special Pay Program continues to accept claims

    Jun 16, 2011

    Army officials are hoping remaining candidates for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay take action and apply. The Army estimates a total of 120,000 Soldiers, veterans and beneficiaries may be eligible for the pay.

  • The Director, Acquisition Career Management Award Call for Nominations Closes June 21

    Jun 15, 2011

    The Director, Acquisition Career Management (DACM) Award Call for Nominations closes Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

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