Archive: Aug 2011

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  • Vasquez leads Soldiers at U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials

    Aug 11, 2011

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program boxer Sgt. Samuel Vasquez was the last Soldier standing when he climbed into the ring at the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team Trials Aug. 4, 2011, at the Mobile Civic Center.

  • JTF CapMed unveils new beneficiary reassignment hotline

    Aug 11, 2011

    The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical launched a new beneficiary reassignment telephone hotline dedicated exclusively to those beneficiaries in the region affected by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission reassignment process.

  • Officials warn community of illegal wildlife items

    Aug 10, 2011

    When Soldiers are deployed, many take an opportunity to purchase items like rugs, pottery, scarves and jewelry from local market vendors. What they may not realize is some items for sale are made from endangered wild-life.

  • Soldier on Recruiting Duty helps rescue mom, baby

    Aug 15, 2011

    June 22 would prove to be no ordinary day for Staff Sgt. Scott Thompson, a Soldier on Recruiting Duty at the Yuba City Army Career Center. He was on his way to work when he saw a big cloud of dust on the side of the road. At first, he thought it might have been a tractor kicking up dust. Fortunately for Annie Severe of Manteca, Thompson did pull over when he noticed a lot of spectators and saw that Severe’s sport utility vehicle was resting upside down in a ditch of shallow murky water just off the road.

  • World War II veteran visits Fort Drum, revisits history with commanders

    Aug 10, 2011

    Current and former military members gathered Aug. 8 at Fort Drum's headquarter building for one purpose: to hear stories from a World War II veteran that span three wars and nine decades.

  • Community honors division Soldiers past, present at Adirondacks high peak

    Aug 10, 2011

    Veterans, Soldiers, Families and friends of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) assembled at the base of Whiteface Mountain on a warm bright day Aug. 3 for an annual memorial ceremony held to honor division Soldiers, past and present, who gave their lives for freedom.

  • Post flocks to first Jackson Jubilee

    Aug 10, 2011

    More than 50 on- and off-post organizations and vendors put their services on display during the inaugural Fort Jackson Jubilee community information fair Tuesday at the Solomon Center.

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company DLIFLC & POM changes command

    Aug 10, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Capt. Patrick D. Hanson (right), incoming commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey, accepts the unit colors from Col. Danial D. Pick (center), commandant of Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, during the change-of-command ceremony Aug. 9 on Soldier Field here. Out-going commander Capt. Brendan S. McAlary is also shown.

  • March Back marks end of Beast for new cadets

    Aug 10, 2011

    Nearly 1,200 new cadets completed a significant rite of passage Monday when they celebrated the completion of Cadet Basic Training by marching almost 12 miles from Camp Buckner to Washington Hall.

  • Motor-T moves Marines

    Aug 12, 2011

    Anyone who drives in the National Capital Region knows firsthand navigation is a challenge. Here at Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall, the Motor Transportation section meets that challenge. The Motor Transportation office is commonly referred to as the "Motor-T".

  • Teens’ video highlights military family challenges

    Aug 10, 2011

    OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- In the old Army years ago a Soldier may have been told, “Don’t talk to me about your family because the Army doesn’t issue you a family.” Things have come a long way though, as evidenced by a recent conference for teens of personnel from the 200th Military Police Command

  • Operation Homefront gives military keiki free backpacks full of school supplies

    Aug 10, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Connor McQuaig started his first day of kindergarten at Solomon Elementary School, here, this year.

  • State budget cuts raise costs for buses, meals

    Aug 10, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Starting this school year, parents will dig deeper into their pockets because the Board of Education approved an increase in school bus fares and meal prices.

  • 200th Military Police Command gives FRG leaders tools to take care of Soldiers

    Aug 10, 2011

    OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Family Readiness Group leaders are fond of saying “Soldier readiness plus family readiness equals mission readiness.” With that focus in mind, the 200th Military Police Command put on a training conference Aug. 5-6 for FRG leaders to enhance their abilities to help Soldiers and families.

  • Operation Rising Star offers trip to Hollywood for military vocalist

    Aug 15, 2011

    Local competitions for the 2011 Operation Rising Star singing contest begin this week at 37 Army installations and depots around the world.

  • U.S. Army establishes Energy Initiatives Office Task Force for large-scale renewable energy projects

    Sep 8, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh has established an Energy Initiatives Office Task Force to serve as the central managing office for large-scale Army renewable energy projects.

  • ‘Farewell Thunderhorses’

    Aug 10, 2011

  • Vasquez leads Soldiers at U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials

    Aug 10, 2011

  • New West Point class completes basic training with a challenge

    Aug 10, 2011

    The Neel Challenge was the culminating test for the Class of 2015 that covered all the training from six weeks of Cadet Basic Training or “Beast Barracks.” The event is named in honor of the service and sacrifice of the fallen Class of 2005 graduate, whose parents attended on Aug. 4-5 to congratulate squads at the finish and visit the 1st Lt. Neel Memorial.

  • GREYWOLF Brigade Judge Advocate celebrates JAG corps birthday

    Aug 10, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq -- On Friday, June 29 2011, the GREYWOLF office of the Brigade Judge Advocate celebrated the 236th birthday of the Army JAG Corps, at the Coalition Dining Facility on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq. Soldiers and officers from 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were joined by JAG offices from other units on COB Adder. The celebration commemorated the contributions of thousands of Army attorneys who, for the past 236 years, have dedicated themselves to preserving and strengthening our constitutional form of Government.

  • Ironhorse Soldier achieves unknown dream

    Aug 10, 2011

    COS KALSU, Iraq -- When enlisting in the United States Army as a private in 1992, David Weising never imagined rising to the level of major.

  • Task Force Attack draws the line in the sand

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHARANA, Afghanistan -- "When the challenge is drawn in the sand…the Soldiers step up," said Maj. Paul Berg, a native of Stuttgart, Ark., executive officer of Task Force Attack.

  • Blues Festival Tunes Up On Post Activity Field

    Aug 15, 2011

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

  • Eleven graduate from Quality Assurance Intern Program

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT DIX, N.J. -- Eleven quality assurance specialists graduated from the Army Contracting Command's Quality Assurance Intern Program here July 28.

  • Cold War Secrets Make Book Intriguing Read

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--By its very nature, the Cold War was a secret war.

  • Task Force Attack draws the line in the sand

    Aug 10, 2011

    The Soldiers of Task Force Attack, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, currently attached to 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, face a high operational tempo in eastern Afghanistan.

  • 911 Center Answers Call During Emergencies

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They receive the calls that everybody dreads.

  • Food Drive Heats Up To Meet Summer Demand

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Holiday seasons are typically the seasons of giving, when local residents donate large quantities of non-perishable food items in communitywide drives.

  • GEMS program runs at Natick

    Aug 11, 2011

    Several weeklong “Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science” programs for mostly middle school students ran during this summer at the U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine.

  • ISAF forces conduct airstrike against insurgents responsible for downing CH-47

    Aug 10, 2011

    Coalition forces killed the Taliban insurgents involved with the recent downing of the CH-47 helicopter, with a precision airstrike in Chak district, Wardak province, yesterday.

  • Guardian Justice fine tunes tactics, procedures

    Jan 3, 2012

    CAMP MCGREGOR, N.M. -- Pepper spray, 50,000 volts of static electricity and 110 degree temperatures are all ingredients of some good old Army military police training. With assistance from Mother Nature and her unseasonable extreme temperatures, Soldiers assigned to the 11th Military Police Brigade spent the summer in the remote desert environment of Fort Bliss, Texas, to equip joint-service military police with the skills to succeed during a mobilization.

  • Skies Unlimited For Youth Program's New Facility

    Aug 15, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Karvellis Lee is looking forward to inviting Redstone-connected children to the new home of SKIES Unlimited.

  • New U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center command sergeant major targets accidents

    Aug 10, 2011

    Off-duty accidents have full attention of new U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center command sergeant major.

  • 173rd Airborne artillery at Grafenwoehr

    Aug 10, 2011

  • Promoting The Best For School Children

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--With the school year beginning, it's time for Barbara Williams to sit back and breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Spotlight On...Master Sgt. Richard Vokes

    Aug 10, 2011

    Getting to know Master Sgt. Richard Vokes, a contracting officer at the Kabul Regional Contracting Center

  • Learning The Inside Story Of Army Operations

    Aug 10, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Opportunities come in all shapes and sizes

  • Signal units uncase colors in Schweinfurt, officially arrive

    Aug 12, 2011

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- In a ceremony held on Ledward Barracks’ Andrus Garden Aug. 5, the 7th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade headquarters and the 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion uncased unit colors to officially begin their residence at United States Army Garrison Schweinfurt.

  • ACC provides contracting support to Rapid Trident 11

    Aug 10, 2011

    YAVORIV, Ukraine -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command's 409th Contracting Support Brigade and 903rd Contingency Contracting Battalion provided various contracting support to Rapid Trident 2011.

  • Business leaders learn about Fort Benning, Army

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Visitors from Cobb County Chamber of Commerce were able to see firsthand how the Army at Fort Benning operates Friday.

  • BRAC moves Ordnance School classes to Lee

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. - More than 300 Soldiers arrived at the U.S. Army Ordnance School Aug. 9 from Edgewood, Md., as part of Base Realignment and Closure initiatives. Nine classes of wheeled vehicle mechanics will now learn basic automotive knowledge and repair skills on new state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Electronic warfare gives Soldiers new career field

    Aug 11, 2011

    The Electronic Warfare career field is expected to be fully open for officers, warrant officers, and enlisted Soldiers by 2012.

  • Infantry Soldiers tackle Leadership Reaction Course

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Infantry Soldiers in their second week of one station unit training discovered the importance of teamwork Thursday. In the process, they also got a little relief from the summer heat.

  • Infantry Soldiers tackle Leadership Reaction Course

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Infantry Soldiers in their second week of one station unit training discovered the importance of teamwork Thursday. In the process, they also got a little relief from the summer heat.

  • Love Dental Clinic closed after fire

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Love Dental Clinic will be closed until further notice after a weekend fire caused “considerable” interior damage to the facility, post officials said.

  • Final Armor School museum vehicles arrive

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The final shipment of Armor artifacts made it to Fort Benning last week. Sometime this decade, the U.S. Army’s National Armor and Cavalry Museum will open near the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center. But post officials said a showcase building is secondary to the organization’s main purpose.

  • Forum focuses on family readiness groups

    Aug 10, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- There were plenty of questions posed during the Army Community Service Family Readiness Group Forum on July 27.

  • U.S., Zanzibar veterinarians partner to treat livestock

    Aug 11, 2011

    Servicemembers from Maritime Civil Affairs Team 116 and 490th Civil Affairs Battalion Functional Specialty Team, assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, partnered with more than 60 Pemban veterinary service personnel to treat roughly 9,000 animals during a Veterinarian Civil Action Program in Pemba, Zanzibar, July 4-30, 2011.

  • U.S. cadets, midshipmen, build relationships in Uganda

    Aug 10, 2011

    Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, participated in a weeklong leadership training workshop this month in cities throughout Uganda with the Ugandan Peoples Defense Force (UPDF). The first phase of the training consisted of classroom instruction with Tanzanian instructors, physical training and familiarization with Ugandan military tactics. Tanzanian Army Maj. Paul Masinde, officer in charge of training at the Junior Staff College (JSC), at Jinja, said that the instruction is crucial for those in leadership positions. “The school instills methods to help junior officers perform,” he said.

  • African partner nation NCOs earn Hall of Fame honors

    Aug 10, 2011

    Two senior noncommissioned officers from African partner nations were inducted into the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy’s International Military Student Hall of Fame recently. Master Warrant Officer Dickson Owusu, sergeant major of the Ghana Army, and Warrant Officer One Patric Ekirita, forces sergeant major of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, took part in an induction ceremony at the academy’s Kenneth W. Cooper Lecture Center. “NCOs attending the course is truly a win-win situation for the U.S. Army and for the sending country,” said U.S. Army Africa Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes, who attended the ceremony.

  • 1-4th Inf. Regt. dedicates headquarters rooms to fallen soldiers

    Aug 10, 2011

    On June 29, the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment honored four of its fallen warriors by dedicating four rooms in the Battalion Headquarters to Soldiers who had paid the ultimate price.

  • U.S. Army Africa staff ride focuses on Battle of Caporetto

    Aug 10, 2011

    More than 40 U. S. Army Africa leaders took part in a staff ride to explore Italian World War I battles in the mountainous regions of Italy and Slovenia. The tour focused on trench warfare culminating in the Battle of Caporetto that began on Oct. 24, 1917. Taking part in the three-day staff ride were USARAF Commander Maj. Gen. David R. Hogg along with a group of staff civilians, officers, senior non-commissioned officers and Italian Army officers. According to Italian Professor Paolo Pozzato, a military historian and former Italian Army officer, the Italian Army experienced a surprising defeat during the Battle of Caporetto. He said the battle created conditions from which the Italian Army never fully recovered.

  • Offices reoccupy ‘beautiful’ MCoE headquarters

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING Ga. - Post agencies, commands and offices displaced two years ago are filing back into Building 4.

  • Soldiers battle in Guard Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fourteen Soldiers from across the Army National Guard competed in the 2011 Best Warrior Competition Friday through Monday on Fort Benning, Ga. The winners will go on to vie for the titles of All-Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year later this fall.

  • Love Dental Clinic closed after fire

    Aug 10, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Love Dental Clinic will be closed until further notice after a weekend fire caused “considerable” interior damage to the facility, post officials said.

  • Watkins takes reins of 1-4th Inf. Reg.

    Aug 10, 2011

    Marking the next chapter in its 219 year history, the 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, one of the oldest and most decorated units in the Army, turned out for inspection during the change of command ceremony, July 7.

  • EFMB: Not just for medics anymore

    Aug 11, 2011

    At the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Standardization and Testing, held Aug.1-13, 285 U.S and German military health professionals, from behavioral health specialists to dental technicians, gathered here to try their hand at earning the badge.

  • Training center transferred to Iraqi Security Forces

    Aug 10, 2011

    Soldiers from the 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, transferred base operations and training responsibilities at the Manila Training Center near Chamchamal, Iraq, to the Kurdish Regional Guard, Aug. 4.

  • Top-notch Soldiers represent U.S. Army Africa in Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 10, 2011

    Going for the coveted U.S. Army Europe NCO and Soldier of the Year title, two U.S. Army Africa Soldiers, Sgt. Benjamin J. Carpenter, operations sergeant, and Cpl. Benjamin J. Roalson, supply clerk, participated in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Best Warrior Competition in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 24- 28. The competition consisted of events that challenged the competitors’ military knowledge, warrior skills, and physical endurance " an Army Physical Fitness Test, obstacle course, military board and uniform inspection, weapons qualification at the Engagement Skills Trainer 2000, HMMWV evacuation at the HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer, military operations on urban terrain site and land navigation.

  • Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah assists villagers after fire

    Aug 10, 2011

    Members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah assisted villagers after their building caught fire during a mounted combat patrol in Pusht-e Rod district of Farah province, Aug. 2, 2011.

  • Kenyan chaplains visit Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

    Aug 10, 2011

    Chaplains from the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) Religious Affairs office welcomed three Kenyan Ministry of Defense (KMoD) chaplains to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, recently, during a U.S. military professional chaplaincy familiarization visit. Catholic Bishops (Cols.) Alfred Rotich and Paul Simuyu, and Muslim Imam (Lt. Col.) Mohammed Ahmed met with U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Michael Franken, CJTF-HOA commander, and visited several camp locations including the chapel, the Muslim prayer tent, and the Fleet and Family Services Center.

  • Army general to lead Chinook crash investigation

    Aug 10, 2011

    Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Colt will conduct the investigation of the crash of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan that killed 38 U.S. and Afghan servicemembers, U.S. Central Command officials announced today.

  • Army Africa PRD covers ‘what-if’ factor for travelers

    Aug 10, 2011

    For U.S. Army Africa (USARAF) travelers heading to the continent, a visit to the USARAF Personnel Recovery Directorate is a must. They outfit travelers with tools and information that can help during emergencies survival or medical skills. “We’re here to offer training, education and preparation for travelers in the African continent,” John Whitley, USARAF Personnel Recovery director said. He said there are several requirements travelers should complete before arriving at foreign destinations. Requirements are in place to aid personnel recovery teams in the event of an emergency. “Everyone should have a plan and a statement of preparedness completed known as a STOP. It’s a requirement. People are getting better about completing these requirements, but we can still improve,” Whitley said. He said prior travel planning preparation and quality control will improve the probability of survival in the event of traveler isolation.

  • Ring Ticket: Enjoy a day of sailing over vineyards, cruising on the Rhine River and hiking

    Aug 10, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Looking for a quick and easy way to dazzle your family or friends visiting from faraway places? How about offering them an opportunity to soar over vineyards, sample the locale cuisine and vintages, enjoy a ride on a river boat and learn a little about what makes the upper Rhein River Valley one of Europe’s treasured World Heritage sites?

  • 401st Army Field Support Brigade named DLA DOD Customer of the Year

    Aug 11, 2011

    The 401st Army Field Support Brigade was named the Defense Logistics Agency Department of Defense Customer of the year in a ceremony held June 28 in Columbus, Ohio during the DLA Industry Conference and Exhibition.

  • Army readies for next major network exercise

    Aug 10, 2011

    With its first Network Integration Evaluation in the rear-view mirror, the Army is gearing up for the next installment in a series of major field exercises designed to rapidly advance its tactical network.

  • Army North hosts Mexican Army leaders to strengthen relationships

    Aug 10, 2011

    As part of an Army program that dates back more than half a century, seven senior Mexican Army officers, chosen by the Mexican equivalent of the Secretary of Defense, spent a week at U.S. Army North to continue to build cooperation and foster closer relationships between the two militaries.

  • Paratroopers go old school with full-spectrum training

    Aug 11, 2011

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team endured record summer heat during a 10-day field exercise during which they returned to their core competencies after years of counterinsurgency-type operations.

  • Civil Affairs Soldiers Turn Closed Air Force Base into Afghan Village

    Aug 9, 2011

    The Army Reserve's 418th CA BN of Belton, Mo., made creative use of a closed Air Force Base in order to conduct realistic Civil Affairs Training in an urban environment. Soldiers conducted an agricultural assessment, reacted to IEDs, met with "local officials" to provide humanitarian aid ... and calmed an angry mob of citizens.

  • Army, DOE strengthen partnership for upcoming school year

    Aug 9, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The partnership between the Army and Hawaii’s public schools was recognized at the “Meet and Greet,” here, July 22.

  • ACS hosts Junior Spouses Conference

    Aug 9, 2011

  • USACE South Pacific Division and FEMA Region IX work to reduce flood risk

    Aug 10, 2011

    The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with state and local officials to more accurately assess flood risk to help communities reduce risk and prepare for disaster before it strikes.

  • ACS maintains history of supporting military families

    Aug 9, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- As the decades pass, Army Community Service has seen many changes, improvements and restructuring, but its mission remains the same: to build resilience and stability in Soldiers and families.

  • Ensuring continued satisfaction is garrison’s mission

    Aug 9, 2011

  • USAG-Hawaii focuses on antiterrorism efforts

    Aug 9, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Two recent incidents emphasize the importance of staying alert and at the ready to report suspicious activities.

  • USAG-Hawaii, Island Palm Communities increase availability of homes

    Aug 9, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In response to the needs of service members and their families, the Department of the Army has approved a modified scope plan, or MSP, that will help U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii meet its demand for more four- and five-bedroom homes.

  • Children of 593rd Sustainment experience Kids Boot Camp

    Aug 10, 2011

    Over 100 children participated in the 593rd Sustainment Bde. Kids Boot Camp, which was coordinated by the brigade’s Family Readiness Group.

  • Cooks at NTC

    Aug 9, 2011

    Cooks at the National Training Center, California talk about the importance of not just feeding Soldiers but feeding them right.

  • Army links tactical radios, chat services with commercial communications

    Aug 9, 2011

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  • Stryker Sunday Service

    Aug 9, 2011

    Soldier training at the National Training Center, California not only stay physically strong, they also stay mentally and spiritually strong.

  • 'eArmyU' outgrows mission, moving to 'GoArmyEd'

    Aug 10, 2011

    In the past 10 years, online computer technology has grown exponentially to a point where eArmyU officials said they will culminate their program March 31, 2012.

  • Anonymous Online Mental Health Screening -- August 2011

    Aug 9, 2011

    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder has been receiving greater attention in recent years as reports of the high incidence of the disorder among soldiers returning from deployment in Iraq has increased awareness and research of this disorder (Bell, 2007). However, Soldiers are not the only people who can develop PTSD. PTSD affects approximately eight percent of the United States population, with between a quarter and one-third of people who experience a significant trauma developing PTSD (Grinage, 2003).

  • Fort Report: Gait Analysis System

    Aug 9, 2011

    In this Fort Report, find out how with a cutting edge piece of equipment, the staff at the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center helps Servicemembers avoid injuries during physical training.

  • WHITE PAPER: Soldier Battlefield Effectiveness

    Aug 9, 2011

    This PEO Soldier white paper, “Soldier Battlefield Effectiveness,” explores the complex array of factors that contribute to a Soldier’s performance on the field of battle.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Week Two -- Suspicious Activity

    Aug 9, 2011

    Terrorists are determined and have evolved over the course of the last ten years to meet our defensive strategies head on. Because of their determined tactics, new threats and intelligence, our efforts must also evolve. Antiterrorism is the Army's defensive program to protect against threats to our nation. Increasing our awareness and vigilance coupled with sound planning is a start in deterring attacks in the future; and, ensuring the safety of those who live and work within the Rock Island Arsenal community.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Chauncey Carter

    Aug 12, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Chauncey Lee Carter

  • Marne Division, Savannah partner to open elementary school

    Aug 10, 2011

    The 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield partnered with the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System to build a public elementary school on Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

  • Army Manpower and Reserve Affairs official visits Guardian Justice

    Jan 3, 2012

    CAMP MCGREGOR, N.M. -- Armed with only plastic police riot shields and their instincts, nearly a dozen military policemen practiced a skill most have used while serving overseas in military detention centers " communal cell extractions. Perched on a catwalk above the training facility and intensely watching the Army Reserve training was John Newman, the Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. Newman and dozens of other active and reserve-component senior leadership visited Soldiers from the 200th Military Police Command during Guardian Justice, an annual premiere Reserve training exercise that focuses on fine tuning military police tactics and procedures.

  • Army North employee carries more than mission

    Aug 9, 2011

    Ennis White, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., who serves as a telecommunications officer with Army North, that is exactly what he did with his bare hands and brute strength during the USA Powerlifting Master Nationals Competition held earlier this year in Atlanta, earning him a bronze medal during the competition.

  • Avoid Wildlife Conflicts

    Aug 9, 2011

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- As human populations continue to increase and urban sprawl encroaches on wildlife habitat, human-wildlife interactions are becoming more frequent. If you are concerned about wildlife hanging around your work or home area, there are several ways to discourage this behavior. The main thing is to remove attractants. All wildlife need the same things to survive: food, shelter, and water. If you provide these things, either intentionally or by accident, you will attract wildlife of all kinds.

  • ECBC trains with local teachers in polymers, food packaging, nanotechnology

    Aug 10, 2011

    In an effort to effectively prepare students for the jobs of the future, the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center continues to support neighboring middle and high school teachers in fostering a workforce that is literate in science, technology, engineering and math.

  • U.S. mourns loss of 38 killed in helicopter crash

    Aug 10, 2011

    President Barack Obama traveled to Dover Air Force Base, Del., today for the return of 30 U.S. servicemembers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Saturday.

  • Community pays respects to former Joint Chiefs chairman

    Aug 10, 2011

    More than 600 people, including fellow servicemembers, gathered at a memorial service Aug. 6, 2011, for retired Gen. John Shalikashvili at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

  • Simulator gives field artillery hands on experience

    Aug 9, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla.--When it comes to training for the battlefield, Soldiers need equipment and training that will prepare the unit for real life scenarios. On Fort Sill one of the best training simulations for the Artillery Soldier is the Joint Fire Effects Training Simulator.

  • Corps awards record $4 million for wetland projects

    Aug 9, 2011

  • Sharing our view

    Aug 9, 2011

    The CIT is an operational element of the 1st Space Brigade.

  • The Final Chapter

    Aug 9, 2011

    ‘Thunderhorse’ Battalion cases colors, entrusts CSF to continue mission.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot hosts AMCOM Integrated Materiel Management Center’s Executive Director

    Aug 9, 2011

    Chambersburg, Pa. -- " The AMCOM-Integrated Materiel Management Center’s Executive Director visited Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) on Thursday, August 4. Mr. Keith Roberson and Mr. John B. Smith, Chief of Depot Maintenance, took a tour of key depot facilities and attend briefs with depot staff.

  • AFSBn-Bagram takes part in MASCAL exercise

    Aug 9, 2011

    Soldiers wearing full ‘battle rattle’ monitored casualties on stretchers following an explosion in the AFSBn-Bagram, 401st Army Field Support Brigade’s paint booth July 9 while anxiously waiting for ambulances to arrive.

  • Post celebrates joint Chaplain and JAG Corps' birthdays

    Aug 9, 2011

    On July 28 the Fort Gordon community celebrated the Chaplain and Judge Advocate General’s birthday with a cake cutting in the Café Conference of the Signal Towers.

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