Archive: Jul 2011

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  • Iraqi Soldiers graduate public affairs course

    Jul 26, 2011

    Six photographers and videographers from Iraqi Ground Forces Command Public Affairs graduated from the United States Forces - Iraq Advanced Public Affairs Course July 23, 2011, at Camp Iraqi Hero, Iraq.

  • 1812 Overture 2011 to be Live Streamed!

    Aug 2, 2011

    The U.S. Army Band will perform Peter I. Tchaikovsky's Overture "1812" on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m. Sylvan Theater at the Washington Monument Grounds.

  • Corps of Engineers Rangers keep public safe

    Jul 25, 2011

    Public safety is the number one priority of the corps and that includes water safety. Rangers spend hours and hours interacting with the public when they are out on patrol or at various community events, urging people to wear a life jacket and practice water and boating safety. Unfortunately, people still drown at corps lakes.

  • Afghan, coalition forces partnership improves patrols

    Jul 25, 2011

    Afghan Uniformed Police from two districts teamed up with Soldiers assigned to Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Raider, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Bronco, to clear a village in Kot district in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, July 19, 2011.

  • U.S., Korea sign aviation agreement

    Jul 25, 2011

    A memorandum of agreement between the Republic of Korea Army Aviation Operations Command and U.S. Forces Korea was signed here July 22, 2011, to enhance airspace management for rotary wing operations in South Korea.

  • BOSS opens mini-commissary on Suwon Air Base

    Jul 25, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Imagine riding a bus for an hour and then having to walk two more miles just to make the weekly grocery run.

  • 6-52nd ADA Battalion visits orphanage in Suwon

    Jul 25, 2011

    SUWON, South Korea - More than 80 Soldiers and families from 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery visited House of Dreams, the largest orphanage in Suwon July 9.

  • U.S. forces transfer COS Sykes to ISF

    Jul 25, 2011

    U.S. forces officially transferred responsibility of Contingency Operating Site Sykes to Iraqi Security Forces, June 14. Soldiers assigned to Battery A, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, spent more than a month preparing the base for use by 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division.

  • Supply maintenance unit wins Eighth Army award

    Jul 25, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Foxtrot Maintenance Company from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery recently won the Eighth Army Supply Excellence Award for Fiscal Year 2012.

  • 'Sharp shooters' finish Syracuse University course

    Jul 24, 2011

    Four combat documentation and productions specialists with the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera) may be among the last service members to attend a prestigious journalism program in upstate New York.

  • III Corps defends combatives team title, wins in landslide

    Jul 25, 2011

    The III Corps combatives team defended its 2010 title here, landing as the top team of the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship by nearly 100 points while playing host to the tournament finale July 23, 2011.

  • Special Forces Soldier fights for special cause

    Jul 25, 2011

    When Staff Sgt. Benjamin Westrich won third place in the lightweight division at the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship here July 23, it meant more to him than a plaque and a handshake. It meant much more for many people.

  • Wrangler continues to put his best foot forward

    Jul 24, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, IRAQ " Weeks after competing in United States Division-South’s Arrowhead Stakes, Spc. Antoine Mitchell feels a bit stronger. A six-mile ruck march, bogged down by full tactical gear and scorching heat, a physical fitness test, memory tests, and formal military boards might do that to a man.

  • Radio technician maintains convoy communication systems

    Jul 24, 2011

    CONTIENGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq- Soldiers from the 941st Transportation Company, 749th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, must leave the base weekly for missions delivering equipment and supplies to U.S. Forces throughout the southern Iraq area.

  • Deployed Soldiers secure chance of a lifetime

    Jul 24, 2011

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq " When Capt. Jamie Roscoe, the commander of Delta Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and a native of Silver Lake, Ore., discovered that he was able to draw a tag to hunt bighorn sheep in his home state of Oregon; his reaction was immediate.

  • Masters of Funk marks last show for 4th STB

    Jul 24, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq"Military personnel deployed in support of Operation New Dawn were in for a treat when Jojo from the Mary Jane Girls, the Dazz Band, and the Barkays Band, collectively known as the Masters of Funk, performed their final show in Iraq July 11 on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq.

  • 4th STB relinquish command of Mayor Cell to Eng. Bde.

    Jul 24, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq"With the Army continuously transitioning, change is inevitable. That holds true for the Soldiers of the 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command who relinquished command of the Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq, Mayor Cell mission to the 20th Engineer Brigade in a nontraditional Transfer of Authority dinner at coalition dining facility July 14.

  • USACE creates a new opportunity for joint U.S. military, Afghan police cooperation

    Jul 23, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Whenever the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers travels to project sites in Afghanistan, a security team accompanies them. Until mid-July, the teams who accompanied the Afghanistan Engineer District-South were always American. However, thanks to the efforts of Lt. Col. John Carpenter, the AED-South intelligence chief, one personal security detail team had a new composition.

  • 'Saber' Squadron brings Wasit military leaders together

    Aug 1, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE DELTA, Iraq - On July 13, leaders from 6th 'Saber' Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division met with Iraqi military and intelligence leaders on Contingency Operating Base Delta to discuss security matters and Iraqi Air Force capabilities in Wasit province.

  • Route clearance training means safer roads

    Aug 1, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE BASRAH, Iraq -- As the United States Forces-Iraq mission transitions, the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division continue to focus on conducting force protection missions. Part of those missions is ensuring that the Iraqi Security Forces are able to take over the missions as the re-posturing of USF-I continues.

  • Team USA wins CISM gold medal in women’s formation skydiving

    Aug 3, 2011

    The team of Sgt. 1st Class Elisa Tennyson, Sgt. 1st Class Angela Nichols, Staff Sgt. Laura Dickmeyer, Staff Sgt. Danielle Woolsey and Staff Sgt. Jennifer Schaben won a gold medal in women’s formation skydiving on July 21 at the 5th CISM Military World Games.

  • Obama commends military for handling of law’s repeal

    Jul 23, 2011

    The 1993 law that has banned gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military “undermines our military readiness and violates American principles of fairness and equality,” President Barack Obama said today in announcing he has certified that the armed forces are ready for its repeal.

  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" repeal certified by President Obama

    Jul 26, 2011

    Based on recommendations from military leaders, President Barack Obama has certified to Congress that the U.S. armed forces are prepared for repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law.

  • Active duty military and Hawaii National Guard personnel work together in Exercise Kokua

    Jul 23, 2011

    Active duty military and National Guard personnel came together as one as they worked through simulated disasters and emergency situations July 22, at Ford Island, Hawaii.

  • Air assault troop shows spirit in 2011 combatives championship

    Jul 22, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas " “Vibrations; vibrations going through your whole body.” That’s how Spc. Christopher Rosado, a fighter from 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division representing Fort Campbell, Ky. described being punched in the face.

  • Western Native American tribes join annual canoe journey across Puget Sound

    Jul 22, 2011

    For the last 18 years, tribes from as far as Alaska and Northern California take canoes to spend a week with a different host tribe, making short stops with tribes along the way. On Monday, 17 canoes on the “Paddle to Swinomish 2011” landed at Solo Point, which forms Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s northwestern border, to spend the night before continuing north to La Conner.

  • Airborne combat engineers train to breach wire obstacle

    Jul 22, 2011

    Combat engineers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team train to breach a concertina-wire obstacle in spite of record heat sweeping across the country.

  • Rutherford assumes role as chief of Army chaplains

    Jul 25, 2011

    Just minutes after being promoted to major general, the Army's 23rd deputy chief of chaplains was sworn in as the 23rd chief of chaplains in a ceremony at Memorial Chapel aboard Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Army to implement 63 Decker-Wagner acquisition recommendations

    Jul 25, 2011

    The Army will implement 63 of the recommendations put forth in the final report of an Army acquisition review that was charted by the service's secretary.

  • Atlas Drop 2011 - Carving DZs, understanding out of Uganda bush

    Jul 22, 2011

    SOLDIERS from the Uganda Peoples Defense Force and Georgia National Guard trained and lived together in the bush north of Soroti as part of Atlas Drop 11.

  • Army bids farewell to chief of chaplains

    Jul 22, 2011

    After four years as the chief of chaplains, and more than 30 years of service, Chap. Douglas L. Carver, a major general, retired from the Army.

  • MEDREACH 2011 - Malawi Defense Force receives vital training

    Jul 22, 2011

    SOLDIERS from the 399th Combat Support Hospital instructed Malawi Defense Force medical staff and Soldiers from the 404th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, May 5, at the Kamuzu Barracks, on a variety of procedures to help them better respond to combat-related injuries. The four-day course was designed to be an information-sharing exercise between the MDF and U.S. Soldiers who participated in MEDREACH 11, a humanitarian medical exercise that took place in Malawi.

  • Army War College celebrates Distance Class of 2011 graduation

    Jul 22, 2011

    One more challenge faced the senior officers as they celebrated completion of two years of internet-based studies of the Army War College distance education program. The largest graduation class in college history received their diplomas on a day of record-breaking heat, July 22, at historic Carlisle Barracks.

  • Local Businesses Show Appreciation to JBLM Top Soldier, NCO

    Jul 22, 2011

    Local Tacoma, Wash. Businesses Show Appreciation to JBLM's I Corps Soldier and NCO of the year.

  • Wounded war heroes summit Mount Rainier

    Jul 26, 2011

    Since 2007, Camp Patriot, a non-profit organization, has sponsored the annual climb of Mount Rainier's 14,411-foot summit for wounded warriors. Only 50 percent of climbers reach the summit, proving the significance of the challenge that lies ahead.

  • Medics move patients 'under fire' at Riley competition

    Jul 25, 2011

    The Top Medical Team Competition hosted by Fort Riley, Kan. and Irwin Army Community Hospital tested Army medics from across the country this week to select two Soldiers for the 2011 Medical Command Expert Medical Challenge.

  • BRAC 2005 - Tick-tocking to midnight

    Jul 22, 2011

    AS Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and other senior leaders define what the Army will look like in 2020, another group in the “D” ring of the Pentagon focuses on a black digital clock labeled “BRAC 2005 DEADLINE.”

  • Institute for Creative Technologies

    Jul 22, 2011

    TRAINING is integral to the nation’s fighting force, and the Army Research Laboratory is reaching out to moviemakers and storytellers to ensure that Soldiers get the most realistic and relevant training available.

  • Into the deep: 3-D holographic technology provides detailed human intelligence

    Jul 26, 2011

    Imagine going from looking at the outside of a building, to seeing the internal workings of its electrical system simply by walking around a display case. The sophistication of 3-D holographic technology allows just that.

  • WTC's "Unlimited Potential" video - wounded Soldiers showcase their abilities

    Aug 4, 2011

    See the inner-drive of wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers first hand in this three-minute video. Watch rehabilitation at a Warrior Transition Unit, career planning through Comprehensive Transition Plan's seven-part process, and adaptive sports at Warrior Games.

  • Future force: Army Research Lab equips warfighters

    Jul 26, 2011

    The U.S. Army is a well-trained, well-equipped fighting force. And behind every weapon, piece of armor and training that prepares and protects Soldiers in battle are teams of scientists and engineers who are solving complex problems and driving future capabilities.

  • Doobie Brothers bring classic sounds to APG

    Jul 22, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Get ready to rumble to the classic sounds of the legendary Doobie Brothers as they bring their storied act to Aberdeen Proving Ground for the Army Concert Tour featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest Dilana Aug. 20.

  • Transportation warriors participate in Operation TransLOTS 2011

    Jul 22, 2011

    Nearly 300 Reserve Soldiers from units all over the country, including the territory of Puerto Rico, gathered there and at Cape Canaveral to participate in Operation TransLOTS 2011, an annual training mission preparing them for the duties they will perform when mobilized and deployed.

  • Ground Zero flag returns home after a one year deployment to Afghanistan with 404th Civil Affairs Ba

    Jul 22, 2011

    Nine minutes and eleven seconds. The mission of one Command Sergeant Major was simple: fly a U.S. flag over every operating base she could during her deployment to Afghanistan. The flag, once flown over the World Trade Center site in New York City, would fly at each location for nine minutes and eleven seconds.

  • Soldier Enhancement Program provides Fort Bragg Soldiers with physical fitness options

    Jul 22, 2011

  • British reserve troops train with civil affairs troops at Fort Bragg

    Jul 22, 2011

    About 30 paratroopers from the British army reserves’ 4th Battalion arrived at Fort Bragg July 9 to take part in two weeks of training with members of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command of Fort Bragg.

  • CYSS Sports hosts British soccer camp at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 22, 2011

  • Fort Bragg twins pilot Kiowa Warrior for their 40th birthday

    Jul 22, 2011

    Michael and Matthew McEvers have spent the past 10 years stationed at Simmons Army Airfield at Fort Bragg together, flying what Michael called the “sports car” of military helicopters, the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. The brothers celebrated their 40th birthday with a flight.

  • Wounded warriors return to combat zone

    Jul 23, 2011

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - The last time retired Sgt. Saul Martinez was in Iraq, he was driving on a mission when an improvised explosive device suddenly hit his Humvee.

  • 4/3 Change of Command

    Jul 22, 2011

  • Why I Serve: Sgt. Brian West

    Jul 22, 2011

    Sgt. Brian West, 1st Battalion infantryman, Bravo Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), discusses his reasons for serving.

  • CASA Investiture Ceremony

    Jul 22, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph Westphal hosted an investiture ceremony for six new Civilian Aides to the Secretary at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, July 20, 2011.

  • AMC, NAVSEA join forces to expand employment opportunities for disabled veterans

    Oct 14, 2011

    The two largest civilian employers in the Department of Defense joined forces Friday with the signing of a memorandum of understanding to provide more employment opportunities to wounded warriors.

  • TBI clinic uses stressors to create positive change

    Jul 22, 2011

    Tucked away across the street from the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, is a small group of some of the newest buildings on Fort Campbell. For service members who need care for a traumatic brain injury beyond what their primary care provider can give them, the Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center is like a second home, a place where they spend weeks and months getting the treatment they need.

  • Wranglers marks Warrant Officer Corps 93rd birthday

    Jul 22, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq " For the past 93 years, U.S. Army warrant officers have made a name for themselves as subject-matter experts, with the experience and expertise to mentor junior officers and noncommissioned officers.

  • Doobie Brothers bring classic sounds to APG

    Jul 22, 2011

    Doobie Brothers to perform during Army Concert Tour featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest Dilana Aug. 20 at APG.

  • Above the Arctic Circle

    Jul 22, 2011

    The question always comes up, “If the US Army Cold Regions Test Center conducts testing in the cold, what do they do in the summer?”

  • Network Enterprise Center builds stronger teams, plans for future

    Jul 22, 2011

    The Fort Belvoir Network Enterprise Center leadership team participated in a strategic planning and team building session facilitated by the Army Management Staff College.

  • Providing support to enhance Army Family wellness

    Jul 25, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - While the name of one Wiesbaden program seems to target a specific audience, its offerings satisfy entire families of various types.   The Wiesbaden New Parent Support Program offers new parents and growing families support in the form of instructional parenting programs, support groups and networking forums, home visits, and informational resources.

  • F.O.O.D. program, feeding the body and soul

    Jul 22, 2011

    The F.O.O.D. (Feeding Our Outstanding Dependents) program is a non-denominational program designed to give the spouses of deployed Soldiers a break for a couple of days each month. Volunteers cook, serve and clean up after dinner the first and third Sundays of every month at the Southern Lights Chapel; all Families of deployed Soldiers have to do is show up.

  • 2012 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 13, 2012

    Learn about the Army's premier direct-action raid force

  • ACC Soldier takes runner-up at AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 22, 2011

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command's Staff Sgt. Matthew S. Shults, 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion, placed runner up at the AMC Best Warrior Competition at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 10-15.

  • Student interns with Army Band

    Jul 22, 2011

    Austin LaPointe, 16, has been working with The United States Army Band on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall since early July. The Advanced Placement (AP) Washington Lee High School student applied for Arlington Career Center’s PRIME internship program, attaining course credit for the summer internship which started July 5 and goes through July 29.

  • Henderson Hall Changes Command

    Jul 22, 2011

    Commanding Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall for little under two years, Col. Roarke L. Anderson relinquished his command to Col. Ira M. Cheatham aboard Henderson Hall on July 14. Lt. Gen. Willie J. Williams, Director of Marine Corps Staff, officiated the ceremony attended by the Headquarters Company Battalion, Family and friends.

  • Army adds scientific talent through SMART scholarship program

    Jul 22, 2011

    The U.S. Army is bolstering its future scientific workforce by awarding 100 scholarships to college students this year.

  • High gas prices boost vanpooling at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jul 26, 2011

    As fuel prices rise, motorists at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., are increasingly turning to vanpooling as a way to save.

  • First Lady, Soldiers welcome Extreme Home Makeover

    Jul 22, 2011

    A former Sailor who houses homeless female veterans here received the surprise of her life today when hundreds of workers and well-wishers -- including First Lady Michelle Obama -- were on hand as she became the latest winner on the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show.

  • Local Family donates memorabilia to APG Museum

    Jul 22, 2011

    The Family of the last Pooles Island Lighthouse Keeper donates memorabilia to museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • APG receives Fort Monmouth museum displays

    Jul 22, 2011

    The APG Museum received 11 large artifacts in a shipment from the Army museum closing at Fort Monmouth, N.J., July 14.

  • Army Values serve as the driving-force for Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry

    Jul 22, 2011

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry vows to continue to help fellow Soldiers and to remember the fallen.

  • Bamberg's expenses decline by $1 million

    Jul 25, 2011

    Technological improvements, creative thinking and community action help to achieve reductions in energy consumption.

  • Constant Vigilance Every Soldier does their part

    Jul 22, 2011

    When a Soldier deploys, their routine changes greatly. As they make the transition from life in the U.S. to life in Iraq or Afghanistan, Soldiers learn a whole new set of rules and restrictions. Soldiers of U.S. Division " North, deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn, are required to travel in groups and are told to maintain situational awareness, paying close attention to detail, both on and off U.S. installations.

  • ‘Long Knife’ troops transfer responsibility of JSS IMN

    Jul 22, 2011

    As Operation New Dawn continues, service members throughout Iraq now shift into security overwatch roles as they transition military bases to Iraqi control. Soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, oversaw the transfer of Joint Security Station Iraqi Media Network from U.S. control to the government of Iraq, July 15.

  • Combat medics train Soldiers on life-saving techniques

    Jul 22, 2011

    Soldiers of 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, completed a four-day combat lifesaver course at Contingency Operating Base Warhorse, Iraq, July 10-13. Combat medics assigned to Company C, 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd AAB, led the 40-hour course at various locations throughout the base for more than 25 Soldiers participating in the course.

  • Red, White and Boom! lights up National Training Center skies

    Jul 22, 2011

    The National Training Center and Fort Irwin celebrated the official grand opening of the Irwin Town Center with a Red, White and Boom! bash, which included numerous activities for the entire community and performances by Dawnn Lewis and Aaron Tippin and was concluded with a fireworks display.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group gains new leader

    Jul 25, 2011

    Col. James M. Mis, the former commander of the Asymmetric Warfare Group, handed over the reins of one of the military's most unique organizations to Col. Patrick J. Mahaney Jr. at a change of command ceremony July 14 on McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • Construction Zone: Ongoing construction and renovations on Fort Meade

    Jul 24, 2011

  • Thanks for your support, effort; it's been an honor

    Jul 24, 2011

  • Meade Dolphins win first swim meet of season

    Jul 24, 2011

    For the first time since 2009, the Fort Meade Dolphins youth swim team put a tally in the win column.

  • USO food pantry helps service members in need

    Jul 24, 2011

    A growing number of Fort Meade families use the USO food pantry on a regular basis. The USO serves the installation's active-duty service members and their families.

  • 902nd MI troops deploy, bid farewell to loved ones

    Jul 24, 2011

    Soldiers and civilians of the 902nd Military Intelligence Group were accompanied by family and friends at a brief, private farewell deployment ceremony for members of Task Force Deuce on July 8 at McGill Training Center.

  • Traveling children's theater group uses play for life lessons

    Jul 22, 2011

    Missoula's Children's Theatre in Montana, the largest touring children's theater program in the country, presented "Robin Hood" in two shows Saturday afternoon at McGill Training Center in collaboration with SKIES Unlimited.

  • Chance encounter leads to Dawnn Lewis coming to Fort Irwin

    Jul 21, 2011

    FORT IRWIN, Calif.- Dawnn Lewis has been active in numerous civic endeavors from helping fight cancer and sickle cell anemia to working with underprivileged youth, but with many of her family members either serving or having served in the military, the actress/singer had sought a way to support the troops. A chance encounter with a group from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin in Los Angeles during a visit by First Lady Michelle Obama earlier this year gave Lewis, who is perhaps best known for her roles in “A Different World” and “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper,” the opportunity she was seeking and she did it for free. “I have always wanted to go on a Bob Hope and USO tour, but never had the opportunity,” she said. “When I asked what I could to do help, they said they had something coming up.” That something was the Red, White and Boom! bash, which marked the opening of the Irwin Town Center, today as the installation officially opened its community gathering place as part of an ongoing effort by senior leadership to make Fort Irwin an “installation of choice.”

  • Aaron Tippin takes road less traveled to support Soldiers in High Desert

    Jul 22, 2011

    Country singer Aaron Tippin hasn’t always done things the conventional way, so his decision to make a cross-country detour from the East Coast swing on his current tour should come as no surprise. Tippin and his band flew into Las Vegas Wednesday night to perform at the National Training Center and Fort Irwin tonight before heading back to Las Vegas then to Nashville by plane to board a bus and continue their tour.

  • Air Force Director for Engineering and Environment Meets USACE South Pacific Division Team

    Jul 21, 2011

    Military Construction to support new missions like the bed down of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, and the AC-130 Gunship are top priorities for the both the Air Force and the Army Corps of Engineers for the next five years. U.S. Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) Director Terry Edwards visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division Headquarters July 18 to discuss Air Force priorities with the team that oversees military construction execution at 11 Air Force bases in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and New Mexico.

  • First Lady, Fort Bragg Soldiers welcome home Jubilee House residents

    Jul 21, 2011

  • Soldiers gather from around globe to battle for All-Army combatives title

    Jul 22, 2011

    Soldiers from around the globe swarmed to Central Texas to compete in the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship at Abrams Physical Fitness Center, at Fort Hood, Texas, July 21, 2011.

  • USAMITC Prepares to Deploy Windows 7

    Jul 21, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS " The U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) is leading the planning efforts to transition and upgrade all U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) computers from Windows XP to Windows® 7. This massive migration will include all computers, or end-user devices (EUDs), at all MEDCOM sites throughout the world.

  • Battle of Bull Run: The men who saved the Army

    Jul 21, 2011

    The following article highlights the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment’s key role in the Battle of Bull Run. Today we commemorate the 150th anniversary.

  • AMEDD Civilian Corps Chief SES Speaks at USAMITC Commander’s Call

    Jul 21, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS " Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Civilian Corps Chief Gregg Stevens, Senior Executive Service (SES), spoke at a recent U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) Commander’s Call, held at the Blesse Auditorium on Fort Sam Houston.

  • BRAC will help Army save energy

    Jul 22, 2011

    The Base Realignment and Closure process will help the Army conserve energy, said Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for Energy and Sustainability.

  • Army to reap major fuel savings from new generation of tactical generators

    Jul 21, 2011

    The U.S. Army will soon produce and deploy its next generation of tactical generators to Afghanistan, a move expected to save 300,000 gallons of fuel each month. Media Queries should be directed to Josh Davidson, 443.395.6488 or joshua.b.davidson.civ@mail.mil

  • Army aims to 'optimize energy through sustainability'

    Jul 27, 2011

    Hew Wolfe, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for the Environment, Safety and Organizational Health, gave industry representatives this week an idea of where the Army will invest to become more sustainable.

  • MCG welcomes four new recruits

    Jul 21, 2011

    The 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson Mounted Color Guard added four new horses to its stables at Turkey Creek Ranch in June.

  • Family shares hardships from DUI death

    Jul 21, 2011

    “My son loved the Army -- he loved being a Soldier -- and Fort Carson was his home,” said Nancy Clay, while standing at a podium in McMahon Auditorium July 15, facing her son’s former artillery unit.

  • Army to reap major fuel savings from new generation of tactical generators

    Jul 21, 2011

    The U.S. Army will soon produce and deploy its next generation of tactical generators to Afghanistan, a move expected to save 300,000 gallons of fuel each month.

  • New buildings meet Net Zero goals

    Jul 22, 2011

    In 2008, Fort Carson became the first installation in the Army to build a facility that met U.S. Green Building Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification standards. This year, the Mountain Post is striving for the new brigade and battalion headquarters building for 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, to meet Platinum standards for LEED, a feat that only 5 percent of LEED-certified buildings throughout the U.S. have achieved.

  • 1188th DDSB reflects on productive year in Kuwait

    Jul 22, 2011

    Video about all the 1188th DDSB accomplishments this past year as they bid farewell to Port Shuaiba, Kuwait. Soundbites include: Lt. Col. John Pistone, commander, 1188th DDSB; and Sgt. Corey Jackson of the 1173rd DDSB.

  • Crane Army Passes 4 Million Hour Safety Mark

    Jul 21, 2011

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity employees reached a safety milestone of more than four million hours worked without a lost workday incident and continue to go strong.

  • Soldiers lead Team USA in CISM Military World Games track and field

    Jul 21, 2011

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