Archive: Jul 2011

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  • PT includes eggs, dog food, crackers

    Aug 1, 2011

    Soldiers from Company C, 53rd Signal Battalion joined Soldiers from U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern to show their appreciation for their local commissary by adding groceries to their morning physical training.

  • Alpha Co. gets new barracks

    Jul 28, 2011

    Barracks Bldg. 421 on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony July 26.

  • ‘The Sarge’ comes to Carson

    Jul 28, 2011

    Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher, brought his 500-cubic inch, 800-horsepower, nitro-methane-fueled, U.S. Army top-fuel dragster to the Fort Carson Post Exchange July 21.

  • Program gets Servicemembers Back in Stride

    Jul 29, 2011

    a resource at Joint Base Lewis-McChord that can provide the training and information you can use to improve your run and fitness levels. The Gait Analysis Program, currently at Wilson Fitness Center on North Fort provides its services at no cost to servicemembers and families of JBLM

  • Soldiers take on vertical

    Jul 28, 2011

    Sgt. Jeff Collins gripped the granite, slowly extending his right arm to feel for his next handhold. Nothing. Switching hands, the Soldier reached with his left arm, nabbing a small nubbin of rock. Working his feet up the rock face, Collins hoisted himself to the top of “Waiting on the Staircase,” a moderate route at Arch Rock in Eleven Mile Canyon, near Lake George.

  • Track stars advance to Junior Nationals

    Jul 28, 2011

    Klohe Foster’s father was the first to notice his daughter’s pent-up energy.

  • Rumsfeld visits Mountain Post

    Jul 28, 2011

    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld held a book signing and meet and greet with the military community at the Fort Carson Post Exchange July 21.

  • Climbing the Army ranks - as a civilian

    Jul 28, 2011

    Kathy Miller never really thought about working for the armed forces while she was growing up.

  • CMA Changes Charter"Col. Lemondes Assumes Responsibility as New CSE Project Manager

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Director of the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA), Conrad Whyne, hosted the Project Manager for Chemical Stockpile Elimination (PM-CSE) Change of Charter ceremony July 26 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Countries partner to find best engineering solution for unprecedented task

    Jul 28, 2011

    The people of Iraq face challenges similar to those of Americans, and the one that recently brought a group of Iraqi visitors to south Florida was how to protect the lives of those who live and work near aging structures.

  • McHugh: Walter Reed's legacy will endure

    Jul 28, 2011

    Though it's consolidating soon in nearby Bethesda, Md., with the National Naval Medical Center, the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., has built a lasting legacy, Army Secretary John M. McHugh said yesterday at a ceremony in which the 102-year-old hospital cased its colors.

  • Work, family, fun the keys to staying healthy at Meade

    Jul 28, 2011

  • Army rifle shooters on target at 50th Interservice Championship

    Jul 29, 2011

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Service Rifle platoon dominated their fellow servicemembers at the 50th Interservice Rifle Championships July 17-26, proving once again that the premier marksmen in the military serve in the Army. Despite the rest of the field’s determination to dethrone the defending champions after last year’s dominating performance the Soldiers displayed their superior skills at the annual meeting of the military’s best rifle shooters, winning 18 out of 19 team and individual matches.

  • Ex-Crimson Tide Football Standout Visits Post

    Jul 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The children at Youth Services had a prominent visitor Thursday from the world of sports.

  • Military Teen Talk: Assured of confidence is reason enough

    Jul 28, 2011

    “If you hear a voice within you say, you cannot paint, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” This famous quote is by the marvelous painter in the 19th century, Vincent Van Gogh. To me this quote means to have perseverance and push forward even though some people will be against you. This can be a difficult task without confidence.

  • Soldier nominated for 2012 Olympic team

    Jul 28, 2011

    USA Shooting is proud to announce that Staff Sergeant Josh Richmond, from Hillsgrove, Pa. and a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, has qualified for a nomination to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team pending approval by the United States Olympic Committee. Upon approval, Richmond will be competing in his first-ever Olympic Games in London 2012 as a Men’s Double Trap athlete.

  • Fort Drum firefighters dedicate new station to one of their own

    Jul 29, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum community gathered this week to watch officials dedicate the post's new fire station to a young man who died in the line of duty last year.

  • A survivor's story: sexual assault is SEXUAL ASSAULT-bottom line

    Jul 28, 2011

    It’s been a couple of years, but it still affects me nearly everyday in one way or the other. It was someone I knew. Someone I worked with. I invited him in. When it happened, I froze. I was in shock. [He pushed me down, face first on the tile floor.] I laid there for what seemed like forever before I got over my shock. Then I started fighting back. I was able to get away without him committing the full act of rape, but it was still a sexual assault. Nearly four years later, I am still affected by it … by him.

  • 2/7 Infantry FRG to distribute backpacks, information

    Jul 28, 2011

    Stacks of backpacks, notepads, journals and bookmarks are arranged in a dress-right-dress fashion across the tables inside the battalion classroom. Behind the tables sit rows of large cardboard boxes overflowing with additional back-to-school supplies.

  • 385th MPs ready for 2011 school year

    Jul 28, 2011

    As summer begins to dwindle down, another school year is set to begin.

  • Most Acquisition Reform Policies, Plans in Place, Official Says

    Jul 28, 2011

    WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 -- The Defense Department's acquisition organization is 18 to 24 months away from completing the integration of practices that are changing the way the Pentagon buys goods and services, the director of defense pricing said today.

  • Early Shoppers Find Best Pickings Of Crop

    Jul 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The grocery bags hanging from the hands of Wanda Towry and Cecelia Culver were overflowing with abundance as they left Redstone Arsenal's Farmer's Market July 20.

  • BARRACKS LIFE: 135th QM prepares for Adopt-A-School program

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program has excelled to new heights since it was fully implemented in 1991.

  • Fort Stewart schools kick off new initiatives for the 2011-2012 School Year

    Jul 28, 2011

    Many changes are in the works for Fort Stewart Schools under the Department of Defense Education Activity that parents and students will see for the 2011-2012 school calendar. Although the 2010-2011 school year is over, administrators have started planning for the next one. The ramp-up for next year begins with school registration over the summer. From now until July 14 and July 26 until August 3 registration will be conducted from 8 a.m. until noon in all Fort Stewart schools.

  • Fort Drum Soldier hailed as hero

    Jul 28, 2011

    A 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldier saved tourists from a burning bus near Waterloo, N.Y., while on leave Friday night.

  • Be On The Lookout For Suspicious Activity

    Jul 28, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--iWATCH is a nationwide modern version of Neighborhood Watch developed by the Los Angeles Police Department to encourage and enable members of the community in identifying and reporting suspicious behavior that may be associated with terrorist activities.

  • Marne Soldiers ALWAYS in READY position when it comes to training

    Jul 28, 2011

    Steady position. Aiming. Breath control. Trigger squeeze.

  • Marne Faces,Places: Signal Soldier earns private pilot license

    Jul 28, 2011

    All is peaceful at 1,200 feet.

  • NCO renders aid to injured motorcyclist

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- On his way home from a family outing July 3 with his wife and two sons, Sgt. Robert Babcock came across an unexpected scene in a suburban neighborhood

  • Teens experience different way of life through service project

    Jul 29, 2011

    Students from Bamberg and Schweinfurt, who participate in Club Beyond, travel to Romania and help build a playground for underprivileged Romanian students.

  • Transporters On The Move

    Jul 28, 2011

    Transportation Symposium kickoff run.

  • Kids in Heidelberg hit the stage during summer theater workshop

    Jul 29, 2011

    From a Tony nominated actor to young thespians gracing the stage for the first time, the Roadside Theater on Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany has seen its share of talent since its inception in 1957.

  • Leyte native graduates a Leyte Dragon

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- In an interesting twist, one graduating Soldier from the 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment found that she had a unique connection to the unit: the unit’s moniker, the Leyte Dragons, got its name from the battle fought in her hometown.

  • When a commander's honor, integrity became the first casualty of war

    Aug 3, 2011

    This year marks the 150th anniversary of the deadliest war in United States history -- the American Civil War. On April 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired upon the Union forces that were defending Ft. Sumter in Charleston Harbor, S.C., thus igniting the Civil War. Unfortunately, the first “casualty’ of the Civil War for the Watervliet Arsenal was the commander who was a Southerner by birth. Maj. Alfred Mordecai was born in North Carolina in 1804 and graduated from West Point in 1823, at the top of his class.

  • Annual auto show draws record entries, attendance

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- More than 100 entries were shown off Saturday during Fort Jackson’s Annual Autocraft Car & Bike Show, now in its sixth year.

  • 2-39 puts history on display

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment dedicated two mementos from the Vietnam War for public display July 21 in a ceremony at its battalion headquarters building.

  • Back-to-school focus of town hall

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- New changes are on the horizon for Fort Jackson. Col. James Love, garrison commander, will host a Town Hall Meeting 6 p.m., Aug. 2 in the Solomon Center to address a few of those.

  • Post civilians receive recognition

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Three Fort Jackson civilians recently received honors recognizing their work not just for the past year, but throughout their careers.

  • Put your cell phone in the glove box

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- I am hoping that it is clear to everyone what Fort Jackson’s policy is in regard to the use of cell phones when driving on post. If you are not tracking, it might end up costing you $75 (a $50 ticket and $25 processing fee) as well as some embarrassment if you are pulled over and ticketed by the Military Police.

  • Big night out: Family-friendly event set for Wednesday

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Next week, Fort Jackson residents will get a chance to put names with faces and see the different service people who work to keep the neighborhoods safe.

  • Watervliet getting personnel in shape before the bubble bursts

    Jul 28, 2011

    For many in the workforce, trying to figure out some of the Army’s personnel systems, such as the Federal Employees Retirement System or FERS and Civil Service Retirement System or CSRS, is an exercise in mental gymnastics. But what may surprise some is that there are other personnel programs the Watervliet Arsenal uses to help shape the Arsenal workforce and they may be no less confusing. And not too soon, given the fact that nearly 40 percent of the Arsenal workforce could retire in the next 3 to 5 years. A bubble that could burst if not closely managed by the Arsenal's leadership and personnel team.

  • COB Speicher Soldiers, civilians share talents

    Jul 28, 2011

    Service members and civilians deployed to northern Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn spent a night showcasing their talents at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, July 22. Contestants at the base talent show displayed vocal talents ranging from R&B;to Rap to Gospel as they vied for the approval of the judges and audience.

  • Living together Members of ‘Devil’ Brigade attend conference encouraging unity in Kirkuk

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Society for Threatened Peoples, a German human rights organization, hosted a conference on “Living Together” at the Chaldean Cathedral’s Visitor Center in Kirkuk, Iraq, July 18. Kirkuk community leaders gathered at the conference to express their concerns and offer an outlet for acceptable solutions addressing ethnic diversity in the city.

  • Army’s top energy advisor visits Korea installations

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment visited Garrisons Yongsan, Daegu, Red Cloud and Camp Carroll, South Korea, to get a better idea on how garrisons here can reduce the amount of energy used and increase operating efficiencies.

  • Army preparing to produce JLTVs

    Jul 28, 2011

    After refining requirements during a two-year Technology Development phase for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, Army developers are poised to conduct a full and open competition geared toward formal production, service officials said.

  • ASAP, Army to hire 130 substance-abuse counselors

    Aug 17, 2011

    The Army needs to fill 130 substance-abuse counselor positions as soon as possible -- or at least by Oct. 1, 2011.

  • West Point readiness tested in mock incident

    Jul 29, 2011

    West Point readiness was tested in a week-long emergency preparedness exercise. At times it seemed almost too real. West Point community members cried out for help as fire and emergency personnel moved purposefully to neutralize a hazardous material spill. Toxic chemicals gushed and flames erupted as first responders donned protective gear and moved casualties to safety.

  • 173rd Airborne BCT Soldiers jump into Ukraine with paratroopers from 5 nations

    Jul 28, 2011

    More than 200 paratroopers completed the first multi-national airborne operation of Exercise Rapid Trident 11 at the International Peacekeeping and Security center here, July 26, 2011.

  • Demobilizing from war: Iowans return home

    Jul 28, 2011

    Before Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers are released from active duty after a deployment they go through a demobilization process during which they are thoroughly screened for medical, dental and behavioral concerns, briefed on their rights and benefits as veterans, and provided assistance on issues ranging from personal to financial.

  • Army Profession of Arms campaign looks to future

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Profession of Arms Campaign helps take a look at how the past decade of war has impacted the military and civilian workforce.

  • Medevac system takes Soldiers from battlefield to hospitals

    Jul 28, 2011

    Soldiers that are wounded or become ill down range are brought back to Fort Hood, Texas, on a medical evacuation aircraft resembling a flying emergency room staffed with experienced medical personnel who keep constant watch over their health needs, delivering them to the caring greeters at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

  • Hammer thrower ready for another try on world stage

    Aug 4, 2011

    Maj. Mike Mai ranks nationally near the top in the hammer throw, and after his second-place finish at the U.S. Track and Field National Championships in Eugene, Ore., last month, he'll compete in his second World Championships in August.

  • ISAF Joint Command Group at Regional Command-Capital

    Jul 28, 2011

    Stand-alone photo from visit to Turkish soldiers in Regional Command Capitol.

  • Raiders are “Ready to Roll!” during Warrior’s Quest

    Jul 28, 2011

    As the coastal Georgia heat index peaked over 110 degrees last week, Raider Soldiers from 3rd Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, beat the heat during a bout of games of the Warrior Adventure Quest program at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area and Campground, July 21.

  • Taylors Creek golfer, 80, gets second and third holes in one just 24 days apart

    Jul 27, 2011

    Retired Army Lt. Col. James E. “Jim” Lundy fired a hole-in-one July 18 on the 143-yard, Par 3, 11th hole at Taylors Creek Golf Course.

  • Marne Soldiers among first to view “Captain America”

    Jul 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division " about 450 of them " were treated to an advanced screening of “Captain America: The First Avenger” at the Carmike Wynnsong 11 in Savannah, July 21 " the day before the movie’s theatrical release.

  • Chaplain Corps reflects on storied past

    Jul 27, 2011

    The Chaplain Corps has long been the protectors of the Soldiers’ spirit. As the Army Chaplain Corps celebrates its 236th birthday, many chaplains on Fort Stewart have taken the time to reflect on their time in service, and what the history of the Corps means to them.

  • Marne youths star in Missoula musical

    Jul 27, 2011

    Youth from the Marne Division shined under the spotlight while performing “The Little Mermaid” with Missoula’s Children’s Theatre at the home of the Third Infantry Division, July 23.

  • Slideshow: Colors cased at Walter Reed

    Jul 29, 2011

    An audience of more than 1,000 came to witness the casing of the colors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Soldiers set the bar for new APRT

    Jul 27, 2011

    Soldiers across the 3rd Infantry Division participated in a new type of physical training test this month that will change the fitness standards for the entire U.S. Army.

  • BACK TO SCHOOL: What are your plans for the upcoming school year?

    Jul 27, 2011

    Time for school for many students in the Fort Stewart-Hunter area. Are they ready?

  • FROM THE SENIOR COMMANDER: Soldiers who are parents mandated to get involved, stay in communication

    Jul 27, 2011

    In about a week the summer vacation for our children will end, and most schools in the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield communities will be back in session. I understand and appreciate the fact that our units, leaders, and Soldiers are all very busy doing the right things to improve our readiness. However, we must recognize the importance of our children’s education and parental involvement.

  • ACS evolves to combat tomorrow’s challenges

    Jul 27, 2011

    When Vicki L. Hamlin thinks about the history of the Army Community Service program she is amazed how far the organization has come in the past five decades.

  • Kids get to be Soldiers for the day at Wee IB

    Jul 27, 2011

    5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment’s Wee IB. Modeled after the Expert Infantryman’s Badge, the Wee IB aimed to give the Soldier’s children a chance to experience a little of what their fathers do at work.

  • Marne Soldiers finish third in 2011 Combatives

    Jul 27, 2011

    Third Infantry Division Soldiers from Fort Stewart and Fort Benning traveled to Fort Hood, Texas, July 19, for the All-Army Combatives Tournament.

  • Demo Rider shows Off for Safety

    Jul 27, 2011

    few motorcycle riders who braved the rain to attend a special clinic on Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 13, given by professional sport bike rider and racer, Aaron Colton, it was an opportunity to talk about riding, types of bikes and the importance of knowing their individual skill level, on a relaxed casual level.

  • Back-to-School fair readies Families for school year

    Jul 27, 2011

    Some go to supply themselves with school schedules and supply lists. Others go for general information and youth activities available throughout the school year. Whatever the reason may be, the Back-to-School fair is a one-stop shop for Families to gain insight of the upcoming school year across Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Soldiers and Family Members of the Marne Division visited the Back-to-School fair held at Club Stewart, July 27.

  • JBLM Children Enjoy Mid-Summer Night’s Read

    Jul 27, 2011

    many people have fond memories of the first book they read. Sometimes the book was passed down from an older sibling, other times it was brand new, complete with that new-book smell. The Book Patch Children’s Library Summer Reading program offers the children of the Joint Based Lewis-McChord community the chance to enjoy new experiences, as well develop a love of reading.

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center cases colors

    Jul 29, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh addressed an audience of more than 1,000 who turned out July 27, 2011, to witness the closing and casing of the colors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Reserve Soldier leads Team USA in Taekwondo at Military World Games

    Jul 28, 2011

  • FORSCOM cannons installed at Fort Bragg

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (July 27, 2011) - As of today, the two 12-pound Napoleon cannons that had stood guard at the old Army Forces Command headquarters at Fort McPherson, Ga., are now position in front of the new FORSCOM/U.S. Army Reserve Command joint headquarters complex here. The guns were loaded up on a flatbed truck on July 25 and installed here in time for the upcoming dedication of the FORSCOM/USARC building and the uncasing of their command colors during a ceremony, Monday, Aug. 1.

  • MICC paves way for move of West Point prep school

    Jul 29, 2011

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Mission and Installation Contracting Command experts played an instrumental role in the preparation for the reception of 246 U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidates July 18 at their new West Point, N.Y., home.

  • Army Surgeon General hosts Town Hall at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Jul 27, 2011

    As part of a two-day visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., -- the U.S Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, conducted a Town Hall for all medical personnel assigned to the installation. Nearly 300 military and civilian personnel attended the 1 1/2 hour session to learn more about the Surgeon General's "Top 10." But, they also came to take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions of the Army's 42nd Surgeon General. As the Army Medical Department's Top Doc since 2007, Schoomaker has been the driving force, over these last four years, behind many of the current healthcare initiatives and innovations in Army Medicine. Last year, he introduced his Top 10 priorities to the AMEDD community. Those initiatives, which include the Comprehensive Behavioral Health System of Care Campaign Plan; Culture of Trust; Patient Centered Medical Home; and several other important initiatives, are closely aligned with Army Medicine's Balanced Scorecard (BSC). The BSC is a management tool used by organizations to focus and align their organization to their strategy.

  • AVC3 Soldiers compete for ‘Iron Aviator’ title

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Despite oppressive heat and humidity, members of the Aviation Captains Career Course competed against each other and themselves to prove who had what it takes to be called an “Iron Aviator” at Lake Tholocco July 22.

  • Bliss celebrated 236th Chaplain Corps anniversary July 21

    Jul 27, 2011

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Soldiers and civilians from Fort Bliss’ Office of the Senior Chaplain, joined by chaplains and chaplains’ assistants from across the installation, and their families, celebrated the 236th anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps with a luncheon at the Office of the Senior Chaplain building on main post July 21.

  • Fort Rucker schools prepare for successful year

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- While their students are enjoying the last few days of summer vacation, the faculty and staff of Fort Rucker schools are preparing for the beginning of another school year next week, with open houses Aug. 4 followed by first day of classes Aug. 5.

  • "Gem" of a beach sparkles this summer

    Aug 2, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation successfully completes a shoreline restoration project at Orchard Beach, Bronx, New York.

  • Fort Rucker youth hit the big stage

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The talents of many Fort Rucker children will be on display Saturday, July 30 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the post theater in the musical production of The Wiz of the West, the western version of The Wizard of Oz.

  • Saving for emergencies a top priority

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It’s important to “pay oneself,” even in a tough economy, according to Army Community Service officials.

  • Parcours Lake set to open spring 2012

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With the construction phase of the Parcours renovations complete, now all fishers can do is wait.

  • People put skills on display at Rockin’ Rucker’s

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Those looking for some live entertainment might consider the second annual Rockin’ Rucker’s Talent Show -- and they might even see something they’ve never seen before.

  • Job fair helps Soldiers find post-service work

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- When the doors opened at the Civilianjobs.com job fair at The Landing July 20, Soldiers, retirees and Family members from around the area and beyond poured in to find out who was looking for them.

  • Soldiers lend helping hand at area school

    Jul 28, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Helping out at local schools is just one way the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment like to show their support for the local communities.

  • Faith Grows With Worship Of Music And Praise

    Jul 27, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Al.--For believers, faith is often a moving target.

  • Plebes no more: West Point Class of 2014 completes field training

    Jul 27, 2011

    The promotion to yearling and the cadet rank of corporal did not come easy for the Class of 2014. By all accounts, this summer’s Cadet Field Training proved to be one of the toughest ever.

  • Joint Munitions Command Celebrates Leader at SES Ceremony

    Jul 27, 2011

    The Joint Munitions Command appoints second person to Senior Executive Service during a ceremony on July 25.

  • More Than 200 Workers Apply For Separation Bonus

    Jul 27, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Some 218 AMCOM workers applied for Voluntary Early Retirement Authority/Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay by the July 15 deadline.

  • 2nd Recruiting Brigade Lands New Commander

    Jul 27, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The 2nd Recruiting Brigade's tradition of excellence entered a new era Friday.

  • New Era Begins For Ordnance Battalion

    Jul 27, 2011

    The 832nd Ordnance Battalion became the newest addition to the Ordnance School during a ceremony to mark their arrival July 26.

  • Shipwreck blocks Corps levee repair in California

    Jul 27, 2011

    The Sacramento District directed six data-recovering dives to document the Clarksburg Ferry, a historic sunken ship at a planned levee-erosion repair site along the Sacramento River. Identifying and preserving possible national historic sites is one of the many considerations required on Corps projects.

  • Soldiers, Sailors Join Forces For Best Work Force

    Jul 27, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Sean Locker will someday be able to look back on a long career and know he contributed to the nation's defense both in and out of uniform.

  • All in the family: Team Bliss Stryker Rugby was joined by El Paso rugby players for Denver 7s July 2

    Jul 27, 2011

    DENVER -- While Fort Bliss fence lines may help ensure force protection levels, the bond between Team Bliss Soldiers and El Pasoans continues to be borderless. An example of this could be found on the rugby pitch as Team Bliss Stryker Rugby Soldiers and Scorpion players from El Paso Rugby Football Club both wore Stryker yellow in competition during the 44th annual Denver 7s Rugby Tournament at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, July 23.

  • Investing in Building the Next Generation of Army Medicine Officers and Medics

    Jul 29, 2011

    At the foundation of the 246 years of AMEDD success is the exceptional developmental training of Army Medicine professionals. This training includes a federally funded university as well as partnerships with civilian private and public universities.

  • Four Legged Partner

    Jul 27, 2011

    Military Police train with their four legged partners to build up their soldier skills and their comaraderie.

  • NAACP Award brings Army winner full circle

    Jul 28, 2011

    Master Sgt. Mark Jordan, an Equal Opportunity advisor currently stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany, received the NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award July 26, 2011, and he believes his trip to Los Angeles has brought his life full circle.

  • USARIEM

    Jul 27, 2011

  • Rugby Manu: 212th Fires Bde. Soldier puts on show for rugby scouts at Denver July 24

    Jul 27, 2011

    DENVER -- Ten years ago Pfc. PJ Vaifale picked up a rugby ball, ran with it and hasn’t stopped since. With sponsorship from Fort Bliss Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Sports, the 212th Fires Brigade Soldier’s path brought him to the Western Rugby Football Union scouting combine at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, July 24.

  • Victory Update Vol. 11-6

    Jul 28, 2011

    Highlights from Fort Jackson's local video newscast show how Soldiers suffering from PTSD are using man's best friend to help combat their symptoms, plus Fort Jackson celebrates its 94th birthday

  • Phoenix Area Recruiters Assist Community During Monument Fire

    Aug 4, 2011

    Phoenix Battalion recruiters assist community during Monument Fire.

  • DoD and DOE to strengthen interagency partnership for Energy Security

    Jul 28, 2011

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu announces the DoD-DOE partnership during the Army -- Air Force Energy Forum in Arlington, Va.

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