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  • Maj. Gen. Rita Broadway, TRADOC deputy for Army Reserve, retires

    Jun 15, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. (June 14, 2011) - Maj. Gen. Rita Broadway, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Reserve, retired after 35 years of service to our nation and almost three years as the TRADOC deputy for USAR during a ceremony this morning at the Morelli Auditorium at Fort Monroe, Va.

  • Corps urges public to be safe on the water this summer

    Jun 15, 2011

    With the summer recreation season officially underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District reminds the public to always wear a life jacket when boating, swimming or recreating in, on, or near a body of water.

  • Arsenal brings the Army's Birthday to the NY State Senate, celebrates Veterans

    Jun 28, 2011

    The Watervliet Arsenal participated in two community events with the NY State Senate on June 14 to honor the State's Veterans, as well as to promote and celebrate the Army's Birthday. This was the first time in at least 60 years the Arsenal had such exposure to New York's Senators.

  • Army Nurse takes command of Europe’s only Combat Support Hospital

    Jun 15, 2011

    Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe’s only combat support hospital gathered with friends, Family Members and area leaders here June 14, to say farewell to one commander and welcome another to the team. Col. Ann Marie Sammartino assumed command of the 212th Combat Support Hospital from Col. Richard A. Jordan, during the unit’s Change of Command Ceremony.

  • Chicago Army Birthday Celebration

    Jun 21, 2011

    Major General John Campbell, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) visits the Chicago Pritzker Military Library for an interview and to celebrate the Army's 236th birthday on June 14, 2011. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke at the celebration.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Timothy J. "TJ" Creamer

    Jun 15, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Timothy J. "TJ" Creamer

  • Hawaiian Reservists strengthen U.S., Indonesian partnership through humanitarian mission

    Jun 15, 2011

    Hawaii-based U.S. Army Reservists have partnered with Indonesian soldiers to build a large community center and a public market as part of Exercise Garuda Shield.

  • ACU changes make Velcro optional, patrol cap default headgear

    Jun 15, 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.

  • 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors count cadence

    Jun 14, 2011

    2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors show off their media engagement and Drill and Ceremony skills.

  • First groups of ROTC Cadets arrive at largest Army exercise

    Jun 16, 2011

    The Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as Operation WARRIOR FORGE, is Cadet Command’s capstone training exercise " an Army-directed requirement for all Cadets who will become Army lieutenants through ROTC.

  • Army celebrates 236th birthday at Pentagon

    Jun 15, 2011

    A cake-cutting ceremony to commemorate the Army's 236th birthday and the reenlistment of 14 Soldiers was the business of the day in the Pentagon center courtyard, June 14.

  • Soldiers re-enlist at Pentagon during Army's 236th birthday

    Jun 16, 2011

    Soldiers and senior Army leaders gathered in the Pentagon courtyard June 14, 2011, not only to sing happy 236th birthday to the Army, but also to celebrate the re-enlistments of Soldiers who raised their right hands and recited the oath of enlistment before Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year 2011 photos, 14 June.

    Jun 14, 2011

    Drill Sgt. of the Year 2011 photos, 14 June.

  • AMC welcomes new leaders on the Army's 236th birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- June 14, 2011-- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, AMC commanding general, welcomed her new teammates and paid tribute to the Army's 236th birthday during the first official ceremony held at AMC's new headquarters here, Tuesday.

  • Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center celebrates Army's 236th Birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

  • Gates: Innovation, flexibility core of Army success

    Jun 15, 2011

    Innovation, dynamism and flexibility must remain the hallmarks of the U.S. Army, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today.

  • New USASMA commandant builds teams with tough love

    Jun 15, 2011

    USASMA, commandant

  • FORSCOM, USARC Forward Team Celebrates 236th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Senior Leaders, Soldiers, Army civiians and key players in the construction of the new U.S. Army Forces Command/U.S. Army Reserve Command Combined Headquarters Construction Project came together in the new facility to celebrate the 236th Birthday of the U.S. Army, and the near-completion of the project - which is set for June 21, 2011.

  • June 11, 2011 - CSA remarks at the 2011 Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 14, 2011

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin Dempsey spoke at the 2011 Army Birthday Ball on June 11, 2011.

  • FORSCOM installs stained glass history in new headquarters

    Jun 14, 2011

    Along with all the modern amenities and state-of-the-art technology offered here to Soldiers and Army civilians in the new U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) and U.S. Army Reserve Command (USARC) Headquarters here, a colorful bit of pre-Civil War history will be part of the FORSCOM Chaplain’s Office. Three stained glass pieces that came originally from the Cadet Chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., have been brought from FORSCOM’s current home at Fort McPherson, Ga.

  • Fort Detrick hosts Army’s first Net Zero conference

    Jun 14, 2011

    Army leaders met here for day one of the first Net Zero Workshop, June 14. The three-day conference brings together leaders from over 20 installations chosen by the Army to discuss sustainability practices and share information to better reduce energy and water usage as well as the amount of waste created.

  • CASCOM Celebrates Support to Nation

    Jun 14, 2011

    Surrounded by family, Soldiers and civilians, Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, Combined Arms Support Command commanding general, shares a few thoughts about the Army and what service to the nation means before cutting one of the Army birthday cakes at Fort Lee. In celebration of 236 years of service, senior leaders participated in cake cutting ceremonies at dining facilities around the installation.

  • Occupation: Stability Operation Roots in Civil War Reconstruction

    Jun 15, 2011

    The Army played a leading role in stability operations on a massive scale during and after the Civil War, performing complex tasks that continue to challenge Soldiers today.

  • Three Soldiers earn berths in Wrestling World Championships

    Jun 14, 2011

  • National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrate Army’s 236th birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Private Jose Abeu, a native of Naples, Fla., hasn’t been at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin long, but he played a significant role in the installation’s celebration of the Army’s 236th birthday on Tuesday. As the youngest Soldier on the installation, Abeu, 18, joined the post’s oldest Soldier Chief Warrant Officer Michael J. Pratt, along with the oldest Department of the Army civilian, Ted Goerez, and youngest DA civilian, Rebecca Hollars, in helping NTC/Fort Irwin commanding general Brig. Gen. Terry Ferrell and NTC/Fort Irwin command sergeant major Command Sgt. Maj.Nathan Buckner in cutting the Army birthday cake.

  • The 10 Worst Days

    Jun 21, 2011

    Compelling video that shows the aftermath of a tragic accident on the victim's family and friends. See this and think safety on the highway, 24/7!

  • Fort Belvoir celebrates Army’s 236th birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    Fort Belvoir Garrison celebrated the Army’s 236th birthday and the 234th birthday of the American flag, Tuesday at Abbott Hall. Col. John Strycula, garrison commander, hosted the event and guest speaker, Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez, Army Cyber Command, commanding general, shared his thoughts on what it means to be a Soldier in today’s Army.

  • Ironhorse Soldiers help Santa’s Workshop to get a head start for holiday season

    Jun 14, 2011

  • 1st Cavalry Division reunion holds banquet

    Jun 14, 2011

  • Reunion remembers Gulf War

    Jun 14, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The 1st Cavalry Division Association held a Gulf War memorial ceremony during its 64th Annual 1st Cav. Div. Association Reunion at the 1st Cav. Div. Museum here June 10.

  • Army Corps supports wounded warrior program

    Jun 17, 2011

    A wounded warrior, his family and a group of military mentors camped at the Francis E. Walter Dam for five nights last week as part of the first camping trip organized by Hunts for Healing, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping wounded servicemembers. The Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District helped host the Hunts for Healing group, which aims to heal physical and emotional wounds through outdoor recreation.

  • WWII vets relive the mounted cavalry

    Jun 14, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Former Pfc. James Hufnal, 88, assistant farrier and communications lineman with Headquarters, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division from 1940 to 1945, and former Staff Sgt. Weldon Hoyle, 89, also of Headquarters, 1st Bde., 1st Cav. Div., sit atop horses with members of the 1st Cav. Div. Horse Detachment here June 10. Hufnal, a Houston native, and Hoyle, a native of Olathe, Kan., went through basic training together, came to the division together and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II together. Hufnal and Hoyle were two of the last members of the mounted cavalry units in the division.

  • Joint community discuss the business of demil at annual symposium

    Jun 15, 2011

    The 19th annual Joint Ordnance Commanders Group Global Demil Symposium & Exhibition was held in Denver, Colo., May 17-19. Over 400 personnel from 17 countries were in attendance to this annual event.

  • French 75mm cannon rededicated during reunion

    Jun 14, 2011

  • Policing the old fashioned way

    Jun 14, 2011

    BASRAH, Iraq - How would modern day American law enforcement fare without the Internet? It would probably be like the Old West. Well, that is what the Iraqi police department of 23,000 officers is facing today. Just eight years after being torn apart by war, it is now a fledgling department facing numerous growth issues from budget to logistics to basic education of its young war-torn force.

  • New York State Senate Honors Flag Day, Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    The New York Army National Guard color guard opens the New York State Senate session in Albany to honor the Army Birthday and Flag Day June 14.

  • Future Soldiers celebrate Army's birthday at the minor leagues

    Jun 20, 2011

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Harrisburg, Pa., hosted Army birthday bashes at minor league baseball games June 12 and 14 to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 236th Birthday. These events also included throwing the first pitch and providing a color guard for the National Anthem. Birthday bashes were held with the Harrisburg Senators and Reading Phillies June 12, and with the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs June 14.

  • Last but not least: Ironhorse cases colors, joins 1st Cavalry Division on the other side

    Jun 14, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division cased its colors during a ceremony on Cooper Field once again to mark the Brigade’s fourth deployment to Iraq.

  • TF Duke marks Army's 236th birthday at FOB Salerno

    Jun 14, 2011

    It may be unusual to hear about a 236th birthday celebration, but the Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke based out of Fort Knox, Ky., celebrated the U.S. Army’s founding during ceremonies at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khowst Province, Afghanistan, June 14.

  • John B. Nerger, Executive Deputy to the Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command

    Jun 30, 2011

  • New York Army National Guard Celebrates Birthday of America's Army

    Jun 14, 2011

    LATHAM, N.Y. - The New York Army National Guard's oldest and youngest members at the Joint Force Headquarters celebrate the 236th birthday of America's Army here June 14. Cutting a celebratory cake are Pvt. Jamie Spaulding, 19, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade and Command Sgt. Major Robert Van Pelt, 62, the New York Army National Guard State Sergeant Major. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Steven Petibone, New York Army National Guard.

  • Eisenhower honored on Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Maj. Gen. John E. Davoren, commander of the 35th Infantry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Wylie Hutchison, the senior noncommissioned officer for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, honored former President Dwight Eisenhower June 14 during a wreath laying ceremony at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene. The ceremony, conducted on the Army’s 236th birthday, honored Eisenhower for the three years he served as the Army Chief of Staff, from 1945 " 1948. The Department of Defense mandates that all deceased former Army Chiefs of Staff be honored on the Army’s birthday with a wreath laying ceremony.

  • Army Wreath Ceremony

    Jun 14, 2011

    Elements of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), conduct an Army Birthday wreath ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • Happy 236th Birthday Army!

    Jun 14, 2011

  • Special troops battalion conducts TOA ceremony

    Jun 14, 2011

  • John B. Nerger assumes duties as Executive Deputy to the Commanding General

    Jul 26, 2011

    John B. Nerger assumed the role of Executive Deputy to the Commanding General of the Army Materiel Command May 31, 2011.

  • Military Police company completes mission in support of Operation New Dawn

    Jun 14, 2011

    COS MAREZ, Iraq " Colonel Brian Winski, commander, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, pins a Combat Action Badge on Spc. Patrick Colquitt during an awards ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Marez, Iraq, June 1, 2011. Colquitt, a native of Boaz, Ala., serves with 214th Military Police Company, an Alabama Army National Guard unit attached to Task Force Shield, 4th AAB. Soldiers of 214th MP Company were recognized with awards for completing their deployment in support of Operation New Dawn. Major Erik Peterson, operations officer for Task Force Shield, said the 214th MP Company provided a wealth of knowledge to Iraqi counterparts during the advise, train and assist mission, and invested resources to help make the Iraqi Police a better force.

  • Outstanding Soldiers receive coin for achievement

    Jun 14, 2011

  • Friendship Hall opens in Muthanna

    Jun 14, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Infrastructure development in Iraq has been an ongoing process since the development of the provincial reconstruction team in 2002.

  • Army embracing 'should-cost' approach to weapons, acquisition programs

    Jun 15, 2011

    The Army is working to drive productivity growth, maximize efficiency and eliminate redundancy through an approach called "Should-Cost/Will-Cost" management, service officials said.

  • Nation's capital celebrates Army's 236th birthday

    Jun 15, 2011

    Four months older than the Navy, five months older than the Marine Corps, the nation's oldest military branch began its 236th birthday celebration with senior Army leaders presenting a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • 1AE Commanding General speaks at AUSA Birthday Breakfast

    Jun 14, 2011

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

  • Slideshow: 2011 Army Birthday wreath laying at Tomb of the Unknowns

    Jun 14, 2011

    2011 Army Birthday wreath laying at Tomb of the Unknowns

  • Massive cake cut at III Corps HQ celebrating 236th birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- With a rousing “Hooah,” Soldiers from III Corps and Fort Hood, along with Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., celebrated the Army’s 236th birthday with the cake cutting ceremony in the West Atrium of the III Corps headquarters building June 14.

  • Third Army celebrates 236th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. (JUNE 14, 2011) " Third Army Chief of Staff, Brig. Gen. David. J. Bishop, joins Lt. Col. Steven L. Thomas and Pfc. John L. Guevara, Third Army’s oldest and youngest serving Soldiers, in cutting the Army Birthday cake. Today the United States Army celebrates 236 years of defending our nation.

  • Presidential Proclamation - Flag Day and National Flag Week

    Jun 14, 2011

    On June 14, 1777, the Second Constitutional Congress adopted a flag with thirteen stripes and thirteen stars to represent our Nation, one star for each of our founding colonies.

  • SSG Richard J. Tieman Child Development Center Dedication

    Jun 24, 2011

    Photo Slideshow

  • 236th Army Birthday Presidential Greeting

    Jun 14, 2011

    236th Army Birthday Presidential Greeting

  • Machine guns delivered overseas despite obstacles

    Jun 14, 2011

    Flight cancellation and location changes didn’t prevent the shipment of M60 machine guns to the United Kingdom as part of a foreign military sales case supported by the Army Security Assistance Command. USASAC’s motto of “Strength in Cooperation” not only applies to its support to security enterprise partners and foreign countries but to the efforts of the employees who monitor FMS case requisitions and ensure their success.

  • Gen. Cone, TRADOC commander, on the U.S. Army's 236th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Today as our Soldiers and leaders continue to perform magnificently at home and abroad, we celebrate 236 years of our remarkable U.S. Army history. Since the American Revolutionary War, the U.S. Army has served as watchful guardian over our Nation and its allies, and has been a critical cornerstone to our freedom. This Army is an American Profession of Arms, a vocation comprised of experts certified in the ethical application of land combat power, serving under civilian authority, entrusted to defend the Constitution and the rights and interests of the American people.

  • Sherpa serves as agile cargo transport over Iraq

    Jun 15, 2011

    Since October 2010, aviators with the Oregon Army National Guard have logged more than 5,000 hours of flight time on their fleet of Sherpa aircraft and have moved more than 2.2 million pounds of equipment and cargo, and transported 10,000 passengers.

  • 19th Engineers conduct Platoon Certification Exercise

    Jun 14, 2011

    Fort Knox’s 19th Engineer Battalion conducted a Platoon Certification Exercise from June 1-10 focusing on platoon level leadership.

  • Bamberg celebrates the Army’s 236th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

  • Celebrating 236 years

    Jun 14, 2011

    Army birthday 2011

  • First Army Division East proactive in suicide fight

    Jun 14, 2011

    According to a recent report from Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter Chiarelli, 301 Soldiers were lost to suicide Army-wide in 2010. Records at First Army Division East indicate that, since their inception in March 2007, they haven’t lost a Soldier to suicide in the unit’s short history.

  • Servicemembers run with robots for wounded warriors, qualify for the Army Ten-Miler

    Jun 15, 2011

    Raising more than $2,500 for the Wounded Warrior Project, nearly 130 people from all branches of service rallied together to support the 2011 Robot Trot.

  • ECBC engages local girls in STEM discovery, innovation

    Jun 14, 2011

    Employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center supported Project DREAM Work’s Career Discovery Day for Girls June 3 at Harford Community College.

  • 236th Army Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    Two hundred and thirty-six years ago, the United States Army was established to defend our Nation.

  • NSSC commander holds first Town Hall

    Jun 14, 2011

    In his first Town Hall as senior commander of the Natick Soldier Systems Center, Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness told employees June 8 that he intended to provide a healthy work environment for them that ensured the continued flow of world-class equipment to America’s armed forces.

  • EMTs rally to save heart attack victim

    Jun 14, 2011

    One moment in time. That’s all it takes for tragedy to strike, or for a life to be changed forever. But in that same moment, with fast and decisive action, a life can be saved. On April 2, 2011, Jill and Dan Mendoza saw both sides of that coin when Jill suffered cardiac arrest, and the quick actions of the Hohenfels community saved her life.

  • 6-52nd ADA Battalion welcomes new senior NCOs

    Jun 14, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - He holds the paramount position in the unit, one that sets and upholds the standard and ensures the unit has everything it needs to be successful.

  • ISAF constructs new biometrics facility, improves security at Afghan border

    Jun 15, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade and Afghan government officials attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new biometrics facility at the border crossing point in Weesh, Afghanistan, June 9, 2011.

  • Nepali bicyclist peddles for peace in South Korea

    Jun 14, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - At first, Saurab Dahal, a native of Nepal, had trouble traveling across South Korea from Inchon to Seoul on his bicycle as it is unlawful for bicycles to travel on the expressways of South Korea.

  • 6-52nd ADA Battalion holds squad training in Korea

    Jun 14, 2011

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea - The brisk morning air is thick with moisture and excitement.

  • Exercise tests plan for upcoming Walter Reed patient relocation

    Jun 29, 2011

    The National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center conducted an inpatient movement rehearsal exercise June 12, 2011, to test all aspects of the inpatient move that is scheduled to occur in August.

  • Presidio's Army Ball celebrates 236 years of tradition

    Jun 12, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - More than 700 Soldiers, visitors and guests packed the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel to celebrate 236 years of Army tradition during the 2011 Army Birthday Ball sponsored by the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion June 4.

  • Top Army water purification unit joins Louisiana National Guard for humanitarian exercise in Haiti

    Jun 15, 2011

    Last August, members of the 125th Quartermaster Company (Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit), Mass. National Guard, travelled to Fort Story, Va., to compete against the top seven Army ROWPUs in the nation " active, Reserve and National Guard inclusive. They won.

  • 2nd ID Soldiers celebrate Army's 236th Birthday

    Jun 14, 2011

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Brig. Gen. Charles L. Taylor (center), the 2nd Infantry Divsion assistant division commander of maneauver, cuts a cake celebrating the Army's 236th birthday in a ceremony held June 14 at the Commanding General's Mess on Camp Red Cloud. With Taylor is Pfc. Katherine Howard, 18 years old, a cook and the division's youngest Soldier and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Walker E. Davis Jr., 58 years old, the battalion maintenence technician and the division's oldest Soldier.

  • JBLM best Soldiers, NCOs compete for shot at FORSCOM

    Jun 13, 2011

    Moving to make the most out of the few seconds left of the sit-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test, Pfc. David Bradt lay down quickly at the command of “stop!” blinked once and stood up satisfied. At 19 years of age, Bradt was the youngest competitor for I Corp Soldier of the Year, going up against nine of his peers from various brigades across Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Multiple Launch Rocket System Crew member was a long way from his hometown of Oxford, Conn.

  • Rising literacy in Afghanistan ensures transition

    Jun 14, 2011

    In Afghanistan, the low literacy rate -- about 14 percent -- presents challenges to Army efforts there to help that nation become independent.

  • Hawaii license plates to honor fallen military, families

    Jun 13, 2011

    HONOLULU -- A bill was introduced this session to create Gold Star family plates for families who have lost loved ones in combat.

  • Army selects 3rd BCT, DOL as the top large unit deployer for 2011

    Jun 13, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii - The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, took home top honors, as the Army’s Large Deploying Unit at the 2011 Deployment Excellence Awards, or DEA, recently.

  • USAG-HI prepares for Category 4 hurricance

    Jun 13, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD " U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii participated in Hawaii’s annual hurricane exercise known as Makani Pahili, or strong winds, here, May 23-June 3.

  • Legislature presents military appreciation package

    Jun 13, 2011

    HONOLULU -- Members of the State Legislature unveiled the final package of successful bills, resolutions and appropriations in support and appreciation of Hawaii’s military community.

  • Military keiki benefit from MIC3 signing

    Jun 13, 2011

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii’s participation in the Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission, or MIC3, was reauthorized and signed into law, here, June 3.

  • Distinguished visitor

    Jun 13, 2011

    FORD ISLAND, Hawaii - En route to Singapore, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates toured the USS Battleship Missouri Memorial, here, May 31.

  • USAG-HI pays homage to, honors those who served

    Jun 13, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers, family members and Hawaii residents gathered at the Post Cemetery, here, for a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony, May 30.

  • USACE Agencies Launch Construction of “Bug Nursery” to Control Exotic Plants

    Jun 13, 2011

    With the launch of the new Bug Nursery program a groundbreaking ceremony was held for an annex to a USDA facility, which raises insects to be used to control invasives plants. The facility in Davie, Fla. has been pioneering effort the use of biocontrols. Several agencies were involved in the effort.

  • Final units depart Fort Knox Armor School

    Jun 14, 2011

    The weather seemed to be adding its own commentary Friday morning to the Fort Knox ceremony that marked the departure of the Armor School and its remaining armor units -- the 194th Armored Brigade and the 316th Cavalry Brigade -- which will join the other armor elements that have already moved to Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Morning PT run for Drill Sergeants

    Jun 14, 2011

    SSG Samantha Goscinski, Fort Jackson, S.C., leads a group of Soldiers today during a training drill for the 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competition.

  • APG commander to Freestate Academy graduates: Greatest lesson is teamwork

    Jun 13, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The cadets who entered Freestate Challenge Academy in January faced tremendous obstacles in life. However, the 116 graduates of the academy’s 36th class achieved the first step toward success during a June 11 ceremony.

  • 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors work out on the PT field

    Jun 14, 2011

  • US Soldiers soak up Indonesian culture

    Jun 13, 2011

    Exercise Garuda Shield is a bilateral exercise designed to strengthen relations between U.S. and Indonesian Armed Forces. Throughout the exercise, the Soldiers will participate in a field training exercise, a command post exercise and a humanitarian civic action project. U.S. and Indonesian participants will further strengthen their personal relationships by competing in sporting events and enjoying cultural activities, such as culture day.

  • TRADOC Foreign Liaison Officers visit Army South

    Jun 13, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (June 9, 2011) " Foreign Liaison Officers (FLOs) assigned to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Brazil, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain visited U.S. Army South at its headquarters here June 8.

  • Fort Drum holds inaugural Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 14, 2011

    For the first time, Fort Drum held a ball to celebrate the U.S. Army's birthday. Civilians in elegant attire and Soldiers in full dress uniform escorted guests to a formal evening Friday at the Commons that included dinner, dancing, entertainment and reflection.

  • Contract battalion stands up

    Jun 13, 2011

    The 904th Contingency Contracting Battalion uncased its colors at Brooks Field on Fort Knox Tuesday in a ceremony to stand up the unit in its new home.

  • Medal of Honor nominee's teammates recount heroic acts

    Jul 6, 2011

    When it landed just feet away from two of his squadmates from the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, he knew exactly what to do. Without hesitating, Petry picked up the grenade to toss it back. As he released it, it detonated, taking off his right hand. The action saved two lives, of Sgt. Daniel Higgins and Pfc. Lucas Robinson, and earned him the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military honor.

  • New York Army National Guard Honor Guard Honors Forgotten Veterans

    Jun 13, 2011

    SARATOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY, SCHUYLERVILLE -- Members of the New York National Guard Military Forces Honor Guard led a joint service program on June 10th rendering military honors for 11 deceased veterans and one spouse whose unclaimed remains have been stored in funeral homes in some cases for decades.

  • Fort Benning Soldier competes in the 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition

    Jun 14, 2011

    Staff Sgt. John Heslin, Drill Sgt. for D Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, is representing the Maneuver Center in the 2011 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition.

  • Planning is the key if moving during peak moving season

    Jun 13, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Personal Property Directorate, responsible for the DOD’s household goods moving program, wants servicemembers to know a successful move during this peak time is certainly possible with proper planning.

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