Archive: Jul 2011

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  • HQ Bn. changes command

    Jul 18, 2011

    After spending three years in what is normally a two-year position, Lt. Col. Cameron A. Leiker passed on the responsibility of Headquarters Command Battalion commander to Lt. Col. Eric B. Fleming July 8 at Spates Community Club on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • Spotlight On...Belinda Winston

    Jul 18, 2011

    Q and A with Belinda Winston, currently deployed with the ACC Deployable Cadre program

  • VA Reaches Out to Women Vets

    Jul 25, 2011

    Represent-atives at the VA's Health Resource Center (HRC) are placing calls to women Veterans nationwide, asking them to share their experiences with VA.

  • Patients have many options for picking up prescriptions

    Jul 18, 2011

    No one likes waiting for a prescription when they aren’t feeling well or on a tight schedule. That’s why the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center Department of Pharmacy offers several options that shorten pharmacy waiting times.

  • Algerian Land Forces Commander visits USARAF

    Jul 18, 2011

    Algerian Land Forces Commander Major General Ahcene Tafer met with U.S. Army Africa Commander MG David R. Hogg and toured the command’s headquarters in Vicenza, Italy, June 15. Hogg visited Algeria in December 2010, so this was a chance for him to offer Tafer the same type of welcome he was given during his visit there.

  • Ghana, U.S. noncommissioned officers lead the way

    Jul 18, 2011

    Ghanaian and U.S. participated together July 14 in a joint noncommissioned officer-led promotion ceremony at Burma Camp, Accra, Ghana for Staff Sgt. Jennifer Shook, of the U.S. Army National Guard. The ceremony was just one example of the many times the NCOs of both armies have already worked together during the bilateral MEDFLAG 11. Beginning July 11, MEDFLAG 11 is a bilateral exercise between the U.S. and Ghana armed forces through 10 days of collaborative training and sharing of medical expertise, as well as joint humanitarian civic assistance in local communities.

  • 18th CSSB Soldiers conduct airdrop, sling load training

    Jul 19, 2011

    Soldiers of the 23rd Ordnance Company and 574th Quartermaster Supply Company, both with the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, conducted an airdrop and sling load training mission in the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 6, 2011.

  • U.S. Army Africa to help assess small water purification device

    Jul 18, 2011

    When traveling to Africa, USARAF personnel should carry a small survival pouch known as a fly-away kit. It contains compact emergency gear complete with iodine water purification tablets and has all the tools to help travelers survive in isolated locations for short periods of time. “I advise that people going to the African continent only drink purified water,” said John Whitley, director of USARAF Personnel Recovery. Whitley and the crew at the recovery directorate are responsible for ensuring that USARAF travelers are prepared for travel to Africa. The directorate provides training and the emergency kits for travelers from the command.

  • Army launches students into future to recruit young scientists

    Jul 19, 2011

    The Army is building the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Innovation Asset, a recruiting effort designed to attract and engage aspiring young scientists, officials announced July 18, 2011.

  • Frater reflects on upcoming retirement

    Jul 29, 2011

    Vera Frater will leave her position as secretary to the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa, and leaving behinc a legacy of working with eight commanding generals during her 13-year tenure. “It’s been exciting working for the Army,” said Frater. “Every day is different, so there is a lot of variety. All the people I worked for and with have been so good and kind. It’s really been a blast. I have been very, very fortunate.”

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers compete for Warrior title

    Jul 18, 2011

    Four times a year, each battalion of the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, send their best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldiers to compete in the Warrior and Warrior Leader of the Quarter competition. The brigade held its first WOQ and WLOQ competition for the 2012 fiscal year at its headquarters here on Warner Barracks June 28-30.

  • Forward Operating Base Salerno hospital treats local nationals’ injuries

    Jul 18, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 352nd Combat Support Hospital, 807th Medical Command, at Forward Operating Base Salerno not only care for wounded soldiers, but also provide care for the local population that is wounded due to combat action.

  • The warriors of Battle Lab filmed during Network Integration Exercise

    Jul 18, 2011

    Soldiers and technology from 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division during a six-week Network Integration Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., became the focus of KPI Production Company’s pilot episode of “Battle Lab.”

  • DoD: Cyber threat grows more destructive

    Jul 18, 2011

    The cyber threat the United States faces is increasing in severity and is accessible to a wide range of enemies, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said in a television interview broadcast last night.

  • New Jersey base realizes joint benefits

    Jul 18, 2011

    With two months left for the Defense Department to comply with the 2005 base realignment and closure plan, a related initiative -- joint basing -- already is paying off through closer interservice collaboration and the promise of future cost savings, officials here reported.

  • Ghana, U.S. medical personnel share knowledge, experience during MEDFLAG 11

    Jul 18, 2011

    The first portion of MEDFLAG 11 has strengthened the relationship between the U.S. and Ghana through five days of collaborative training, during which medical expertise is shared by the joint-team effort to improve medical treatment in their home countries.

  • USARAF’s Chris Zahner receives U.S. Army Transportation Corps Regimental Civilian of the Year honors

    Aug 4, 2011

    Chris Zahner, U.S. Army Africa's (USARAF) Logistics Office Chief of Surface Transportation, was recently named U.S. Army's Transportation Corps Regimental Civilian of the Year for 2011. Todd Johnston, USARAF's chief of mobility, said he nominated Zahner because he doesn't just know about 'moving' things, he knows how it should route, who to talk to, who does it best in which port, and which office/minister/official to coordinate USARAF cargo movement through borders smoothly.

  • 10th Mountain hosts combat relay in Afghanistan

    Jul 18, 2011

    Servicemembers at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, raced against each other during a 10-mile combat relay hosted by the 10th Mountain Division, July 17.

  • 10th Mountain Combat Relay Run

    Jul 18, 2011

    10th Mountain Division conducts the 10th Mountain Division Relay Run at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, July 17, 2011.

  • Corps’ Operations and Maintenance plan helps Afghans help themselves

    Jul 23, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan " Optimizing a building’s operation and maintenance is key to keeping expensive equipment and systems operating efficiently. Building owners and managers have long recognized that reducing the risk of early equipment failure and unscheduled down time helps them manage high utility costs and improve worker productivity.

  • Anbar Provincial Governor meets with U.S. Advise and Assist Brigade Leadership

    Jul 16, 2011

  • White Falcons secure IP station to conduct training with local police

    Jul 18, 2011

    Paratroopers with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2bd Advise and Assist Brigade, pull security at the Haqlaniyah Iraqi Police Station in the Anbar Province on July 13.

  • IA medics improve clinical skills

    Jul 18, 2011

    Private 1st Class James Ladina, a medic with C Co., 407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, teaches a class to medics with the 7th Iraqi Army Division, at an IA compound on Al Asad Air Base, July 11. Ladina is a native of Belleville, MI.

  • CSM Pflieger takes responsibility of Signal Corps

    Jul 20, 2011

  • Presidio Legal Assistance Team Receives Army Chief of Staff Award

    Jul 26, 2011

    For the third year in a row, the Presidio of Monterey's Legal Assistance Office has received the Army Chief of Staff Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance in the active Army, medium office category. A total of nine offices received the award in this category for fiscal year 2010.

  • Army Teen Panel lights up arena with red, white and blue

    Jul 15, 2011

    The arena lights went down in the ATT Center, and the flag was unrolled above the floor for the National Anthem. As the chorus began to sing, the importance of the event sunk in for the members and staff of the Army Teen Panel, holding the flag.

  • Building Homes for the Homeless

    Jul 15, 2011

  • SDDC recognized for knowledge-based capabilities, solutions

    Jul 15, 2011

    The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s Information Technology Directorate was named a winner of the Army Knowledge Management Award for outstanding technology-based capabilities supporting the command’s knowledge management program.

  • Lending a Helping Hand

    Jul 15, 2011

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and Civilians assigned to U.S. Southern Command and supporting units have been hard at work helping those less fortunate; both in the conduct of their official duties and during their own time.

  • Corps Awards Contract for Construction of C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area

    Jul 15, 2011

    Jacksonville District awards $32,420,192 contract for a major project of Everglades restoration efforts. This project is estimated to employ forty to fifty members of the workforce. This project will improve water quality in the rural areas of Martin county.

  • Don’t Sweep Conflict Underneath the Rug

    Jul 15, 2011

  • Mayport Sailor Swims For Military in Brazil

    Jul 15, 2011

    A Florida-based petty officer and world-class swimmer will join athletes from 110 countries at the Military World Games in Brazil later this month.

  • Services to the Families of our Fallen Heroes

    Jul 15, 2011

    The Survivor Outreach Services Office here at U.S. Army Garrison-Miami is part of an Army-wide program designed to provide dedicated and comprehensive support to survivors of deceased soldiers.

  • 400th Signing Marks Milestone for U.S. Army’s Partnership for Youth Success Program

    Jul 15, 2011

    The U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program recently celebrated its 400th partnership signing with Aaron’s, Inc. during the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. The program, which began in 2000, guarantees a Soldier an interview with a PaYS partner employer once a Soldier decides to enter the civilian workforce again.

  • Moves made easier: New self-service kiosk opens at Fort Hood

    Jul 18, 2011

    Fort Hood’s Directorate of Logistics Transportation Office opened the door on a new Defense Personal Property System kiosk in the Copeland Soldier Service Center July 8, 2011, in an effort to increase efficiency and ease the burden of moving Soldiers.

  • Military Police company train for any emergency in Iraq

    Jul 15, 2011

  • Fort Eustis 155 ICTC Soldiers deploy to Afghanistan

    Jul 15, 2011

    Approximately 140 Soldiers assigned to the 155 Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade stand in formation before family and friends at Fort Eustis’ Anderson Field house this morning as they prepare to deploy for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan This will mark the fourth yearlong deployment in eight years for the 155 ICTC whose mission involves the discharge, load and transship of cargo at air, rail or truck terminals, Theater Distribution Centers, and Central Receiving and Shipping Points in support of OEF. Captain Tera Autrey, (center left) company commander, salutes battalion commander, Lt. Col. Kenneth Williams (right) at the close of the ceremony.

  • Rock band, Bandshe performs for troops at Camp Ramadi, Iraq

    Jul 15, 2011

  • Spotlight On...Deborah Doyle

    Jul 18, 2011

    Q and A with Deborah Doyle, currently deployed to Kuwait with the ACC Deployable Cadre program

  • Recruiter saves life, earns award

    Jul 19, 2011

    When Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Stone saw cars braking and swerving suddenly ahead of him on Interstate 35 East in Dallas, he knew something bad had just happened on the freeway he was driving on. In the minutes that followed, Stone prevented what would have surely been a deadly accident, when he pulled a victim from a burning vehicle.

  • Soldiers volunteer for Extreme Makeover project

    Jul 18, 2011

    Ty Pennington, and the crew from “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” greeted Barbara Summey Marshall and residents, Judy Hilburn, Niki Harper and her two sons, Keyon Taft, 10, and Kelli Carmon, 16, of the Jubilee House as she answered her front door with the well-known, wake-up call - “G-o-o-d M-o-r-n-i-n-g!”

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers Represent at Bavarian Open Combatives Tournament

    Jul 15, 2011

    For the Modern Army Combatives Program, practice makes perfect. On June 25, Soldiers from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command practiced and perfected their combatives skills during the Bavarian Open Combatives Tournament in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • 19th Engineers rebuild bridge for Camp Carlson Lake

    Jul 15, 2011

    Members of the 76th Engineer Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, completed rebuilding a foot-bridge crossing Camp Carlson Lake on July 1.

  • Soldiers may soon have lighter machine gun

    Jul 21, 2011

    Soldiers may soon see a reduction in the weight of the Squad Automatic Weapon and small-arms ammunition with a potential replacement for the SAW that weighs a whopping 8.3 pounds less than the current M249.

  • Soldier creates smart phone apps

    Jul 15, 2011

    Spc. Nicholas C. Johnson, an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, has been working with the Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications.

  • Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli visits U.S. Army Africa

    Jul 19, 2011

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli touched-down in Vicenza, Italy, July 14, 2011 for a day-long visit.

  • Military working dogs train for the mission

    Jul 15, 2011

    Traversing over mounds of dirt and broken rocks as easily as most people walk down a paved road, nose to the ground and ears alert, the large, sleek dog easily found what he was looking for " a box of explosives. The dog’s handler, not a terrorist network, planted the explosives for training purposes, and to send a message " it’s hard to hide from a military working dog’s nose.

  • DoD releases first strategy for operating in cyberspace

    Jul 15, 2011

    The Defense Department’s first strategy for operating in cyberspace is a milestone in the fight to protect the nation from potentially devastating network attacks, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said today.

  • U.S. Forces Korea recognizes good neighbors

    Jul 15, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - The 9th Annual Good Neighbor Awards was held here at Dragon Hill Lodge July 11 to recognize service members and civilians who have worked to keep the ROK-U.S. Alliance strong.

  • Battalion welcomes brigade commander to Suwon

    Jul 15, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Pfc. Tenisha Graves was a bit nervous, but she was confident.

  • Army kicks off Ordnance Reef technology demonstration

    Jul 19, 2011

    The Ordnance Reef demonstration will allow the Army and the Department of Defense to determine whether these technologies meet DOD’s requirements for safe, remote recovery of underwater military munitions.

  • To tip or not to tip? Commissary question answered

    Jul 14, 2011

    To tip or not to tip, that is the question.

  • Paying it forward

    Jul 14, 2011

  • Bicyclist urged to stay alert, safe on Fort Belvoir streets

    Jul 14, 2011

    As the warm temperatures of summer draw scores of cyclists to the outdoors and onto local streets buzzing with traffic, the importance of staying safe behind the handlebars reaches an annual height.

  • Residential guide outlines steps for summer fire safety

    Jul 14, 2011

    Officials at Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services encourage FB residents to review their residential guides before using their grills this summer.

  • Army merges harassment, sexual assault prevention programs

    Jul 14, 2011

    The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program is scheduled to be fully implemented on post Oct. 1.

  • Security office shares emergency preparedness steps ahead of exercise

    Jul 14, 2011

    An active shooter is an armed person who has used deadly physical force on other persons and continues to do so while having unrestricted access to additional victims, according to Fort Belvoir’s Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security office.

  • 99th RSC Soldiers take on V.I.C.E

    Jul 14, 2011

    Soldiers from the 99th Regional Support Command practiced their Warrior Task skills at the Virtual Interactive Combat Environmental (V.I.C.E) trainer in preparation for the upcoming annual training mission dubbed “Operation Checkerboard”.

  • Fort Lee Noncommissioned Officers prepare Soldiers for various missions

    Jul 15, 2011

    "We do something the Army needs to get back into doing. A lot of the units don't have time to train. Why? Deployments, deployments, deployments. We fill a critical void," said Sgt. 1st Class James L. Mills.

  • Babies, cancer give new meaning to life

    Jul 14, 2011

  • Spouses Find Friends, Resources in Family Readiness Groups

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 14, 2011) -- Family Readiness Groups are as diverse as the people and the mission they support. Far removed from the gossip galleries of yesterday, today's FRGs are supported by all levels of command and Army programs.

  • Pine Bluff Chemical Activity Announces Reduction in Force

    Jul 14, 2011

    The Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) announced today that a Reduction in Force of its workforce will occur July 16, 2011.

  • 403rd AFSB flag passed to new commander

    Jul 14, 2011

    The 403rd Army Field Support Brigade flag was passed to Col. Michael Lopez, the new brigade commander. Lopez assumed command of the 403rd, located in Daegu, Korea, from Col. Barry Diehl. Army Sustainment Command commanding general Maj. Gen. Yves Fontaine, presided over the ceremony.

  • Defending the Nation Together

    Jul 14, 2011

    Ret. AF Lt. Gen. James Hughes presents Legion of Merit to Col. Robert

  • Footsteps in the sand

    Jul 14, 2011

    Father and son reunite in Iraq

  • Dentsville Recruiting Station hosts a Future Soldier Orientation at Fort Jackson

    Jul 19, 2011

    Future Soldiers get a better idea of Army basic training

  • Country comes to Carson

    Jul 14, 2011

    Country music star Craig Morgan brought his unique style of music to the Fort Carson Special Events Center July 8.

  • Golf professionals inspire wounded warriors

    Jul 14, 2011

    Ladies Professional Golf Association players joined Soldiers of the Warrior Transition Battalion at the Soldier and Family Assistance Center July 5 to share inspirational stories of success through adversity.

  • Lassitter assumes duty as RRAD 39th Commander

    Jul 14, 2011

    Red River Army Depot change of command ceremony

  • Engineers transfer to brigade support battalion

    Jul 14, 2011

    Company E, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, was redesignated to Company C, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 4th Inf. Div., in a reflagging ceremony June 28.

  • July 13, 2011 -- Secretary of the Army remarks at Hall of Heroes induction of Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A

    Jul 14, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh's remarks at the Hall of Heroes induction of Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry, a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan.

  • Leno brings comedy act to Carson

    Jul 14, 2011

    Late-night talk show host Jay Leno let loose a series of stand-up comedy bits Saturday, seizing his military audience with laughter.

  • Symposium Recognition Ceremony

    Jul 14, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - Men and women from Warrior Transition Units (WTU) across the United States and Europe were recognized for their dedication to the wounded, ill and injured Warriors and their families during an award ceremony during the U.S. Army Medical Command Training Symposium. Brig. Gen. Darryl Williams, commander of the Warrior Transition Command (WTC), and Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Scott, WTC sergeant major, commended them for their gallant and courageous support and efforts.

  • Dining Facility Prepares For Its Final Meals

    Jul 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--For 27 years, Mattie Patton has served Soldiers. Come Aug. 31, her service will no longer be needed.

  • Priority One - Leader Development

    Jul 14, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen visited the Combined Arms Support Command July 7 to see new training initiatives firsthand and learn about how leader development is being implemented at the Army Logistics University.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers exchange students, culture

    Jul 18, 2011

    Several active and retired Soldiers from the 99th RSC and other Army Reserve units are giving young adults from around the world the opportunity to live in and learn about the United States through a student-exchange program.

  • Blues Festival Tunes Up On Post Activity Field

    Jul 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Redstone’s annual Army concert has proven popular with country music fans, but others were ready for another genre.

  • Dog Play Is All In Day's Work For Canine Team

    Jul 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala--Bleckie and Bruno are two dogs who know how to put on a show.

  • Deployed 'Dagger' brigade Soldiers become U.S. citizens on Independence Day

    Jul 14, 2011

    A dozen Soldiers with the 2nd “Dagger” Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center officially became citizens of the nation they are resolutely serving on the 4th of July.

  • Fort Knox band at Fort Jackson graduation

    Jul 14, 2011

    An Army Reserve band from Fort Knox, Ky. was invited to play at a basic combat training graduation ceremony, held at Fort Jackson, S.C., July 14.

  • Pagano Gym Patrons Like Their Renovated Building

    Jul 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Pagano Gym got rave reviews during tours of the newly redone facility Friday.

  • Youth learn swimming basics, water safety

    Jul 14, 2011

    The sun peaked through the clouds just in time for swim camp at Fort Stewart’s Bryan Village Pool, July 11. The two week class is sponsored by Child, Youth and School Services Schools of Knowledge, Inspiration, Exploration, and Skills Unlimited program.

  • Hunter champions take 3rd ID softball crown

    Jul 14, 2011

    “Just Enough” the Hunter Army Airfield softball champions, traveled to Fort Stewart, July 6, looking to add to the Hunter trophy case that already contains the reigning Third Infantry Division championship trophies for flag football and basketball. In the 3rd ID championship softball game that evening, "Just Enough" did what they’ve done in every single game this season " win. The Hunter champs took home the Marne Division softball championship with their 21-4 win over the 526th Engineering Company.

  • Fort Stewart MEDDAC changes leadership

    Jul 14, 2011

    July 7 marked a transition in leadership for Winn Army Community Hospital with a change of command and responsibility ceremony at Fort Stewart’s Marne Garden. The pomp and circumstance of the event was picture perfect for outgoing hospital commander, Col. Paul R. Cordts and incoming commander, Col. Ronald J. Place.

  • Teen love + teen abuse = scary, scarred relationship

    Jul 14, 2011

    One in three teens reported knowing a friend who had been hit, punched, kicked, slapped or choked by their significant other. Then, when we take a closer look, we notice that one in five girls admit they’ve been in a relationship in which their boyfriend had threatened physical abuse if she broke up with him. The tragic part of this image is that this is no longer a thought process because according to New York University Child Study Center, this has already taken place.

  • Kiowa Warrior Helicopter Display Recalls Fallen Aviators

    Jul 14, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Even though it’s the most successful helicopter in the U.S. military, the history of the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior carries with it the spirit of 49 aviators.

  • Youths showcase talents at new Stewart Child Development Center

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT STEWART, Ga. - Three youths, who were top finishers in Teen Talent Search contests sponsored by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, showcased their talents during the June 30 grand opening of Fort Stewart’s newest Child Development Center.

  • Single Soldiers learn relationship-building skills

    Jul 14, 2011

  • Bike safety is everyone’s business

    Jul 14, 2011

    Whether you are a Soldier riding home after physical training, a child riding around the neighborhood, Family Member riding for the day’s workout or even a driver on the road, knowledge of bicycle safety is everyone’s business.

  • Natural Resources Branch personnel round up Canada geese on post

    Jul 14, 2011

  • Soldiers, FMs benefit from MFLC’s help

    Jul 14, 2011

    Soldiers are renowned for their bravery and selfless-service; but there are two words that render even the bravest among them speechless: Behavioral Health.

  • Deployed father watches son graduate high school

    Jul 14, 2011

  • Board in place to protect Soldiers, Families

    Jul 14, 2011

    Prostitution, liquor violations, or illicit gambling? Or how about the scourge of drug abuse paraphernalia, areas susceptible to terrorist activity, racial and other discriminatory practices, criminal or illegal activities involving cults or hate groups, or unfair commercial or consumer practices?

  • Kovaleski arrives at Hunter, impressed

    Jul 14, 2011

    Lieutenant Colonel Ed Kovaleski, the new Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander, said he’s impressed with the great community of Soldiers, Civilians and Families here since he’s arrived.

  • Field Artillery Soldiers support firefighters

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- During a recent wildfire that spread into the Medicine Park community, Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery provided around-the-clock support to firefighting efforts.

  • Gunner works art into Army duties

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- It's been said the pen is mightier than the sword, but that "weapon" is only one kept sharp and ready in this artistic artilleryman's arsenal.

  • Group offers help for problem gamblers

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Bright colors were flashing before his eyes and a constant chiming was all around him. In a sort of hypnotized state he continued to press buttons just waiting to see if they would return him with luck or not.

  • Summer training continues at West Point

    Jul 14, 2011

    No longer West Point plebes, cadets from the Class of 2014 are now rising yearlings as they near the end of the four-week Cadet Field Training.

  • SHARP aims to stop sexual harassment, assaults

    Jul 14, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill is breaking new ground on the attack against sexual harassment and sexual assault. Combining former programs, the new Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program focuses on stopping a situation before there is ever a victim. The program's motto is simple: I. A.M. Strong, which stands for Intervene, Act, Motivate.

  • Golden Dragons take to field for combat training exercise

    Jul 14, 2011

    The 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Golden Dragons deployed to the field July 5 to prepare for a two-week field training exercise.

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