Archive: Aug 2011

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  • Boy Scouts host on-post summer camp

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- While many youths were sleeping, watching television or playing video games, members of Fort Jackson’s Boy Scout Troop 89 embarked on a rigorous week of outdoor fun, leadership training and character building.

  • ACS celebrates 46 years of service

    Aug 4, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Since its beginning in 1965, one Army organization has grown to meet the needs of more than those for which it was founded. Army Community Service celebrated its 46th birthday July 22 and now rejoices in the glow of offering relevant services and programs to Soldiers, civilian employees and their Families to meet a diversity of needs.

  • Fort Drum community honors five fallen Soldiers

    Aug 4, 2011

    Friends, comrades and Family Members of five 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers gathered under overcast skies July 28 in Memorial Park to honor the memory of their departed warriors who died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Tax holiday spells school savings

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Summer is drawing to a close and South Carolina retailers are helping consumers prepare for the upcoming school year. Friday marks the beginning of the state’s tax-free weekend.

  • DHR announces CAC pilot program

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Directorate of Human Resources announced Fort Jackson’s participation in an Army pilot program at Tuesday’s installation town hall meeting at the Solomon Center.

  • Jackson Jubilee: Information fair open to post community

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Newcomers and seasoned members of the Fort Jackson community alike are invited to the installation’s Jackson Jubilee, which is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday at the Solomon Center.

  • Engineers duke it out during Seahorse Challenge

    Aug 4, 2011

    The 19th Engineer Battalion sponsored its Seahorse Challenge on July 26-29, at various locations on Fort Knox.

  • Task Force Spartan combat engineers keep the roads safe with new technologies

    Aug 5, 2011

    Combat engineers with Alpha Company, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division have adapted to meet the requirements of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

  • MRV and H8 trainers and students weather the elements to train to standard

    Aug 4, 2011

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Ordnance School, Track, Metalworking, and Recovery Department have weathered cold, rain, mud, heat and blowing dust to train dozens of Soldiers on operating the M1249 MRAP Recovery Vehicle and qualify many for the H8 Recovery Operations Additional Skill Identifier.

  • Afghan, coalition force kills 2 insurgents

    Aug 4, 2011

    A combined Afghan and coalition security force killed two insurgents during a search for an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan facilitator in the Khanabad district of Afghanistan's Kunduz province yesterday, military officials reported.

  • U.S. Army Europe EFMB_Day 4

    Aug 4, 2011

  • Eighth Army CSM visits Expert Infantry Badge test site

    Aug 4, 2011

    WARRIOR BASE, South Korea - Eighth Army Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney D. Harris visited the Expert Infantry Bage test site here July 26.

  • Gold Falcons prepare trucks and equipment for logistical convoy

    Aug 4, 2011

    Paratroopers from the 407th Brigade Support Battalion of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, prepare for a logistical convoy to deliver supplies to outlying camps in the Anbar province of Iraq, Aug 1.

  • U.S. Army Europe EFMB: 'Benchmark of excellence'

    Aug 4, 2011

    United States Army health professionals throughout Europe, along with health professionals from NATO-partner Germany, attempt to earn the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • Honest truth: Iraqis complete polygraph course as part of homeland security

    Aug 4, 2011

    Twelve Iraqi students from the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Defense graduated a polygraph course designed to expose students to various scenarios to test their abilities to differentiate the truth from lies using a polygraph machine July 31, 2011.

  • Third Army hosts 236th anniversary of Chaplain Corps

    Aug 4, 2011

    Third Army celebrated the 236 year history of the Chaplain Corps July 29. The celebration included a scripture reading, speech about the history of the Chaplain Corps, a performance by the Camp Arifjan Gospel Choir, and a punch bowl ceremony.

  • Korean employee recognized for 45 years of service

    Aug 4, 2011

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Chi Sang-chol was presented with the Superior Civilian Service Award here at the Multipurpose Training Facility Aug. 2.

  • 6-52nd ADA Battalion welcomes six new NCOs

    Aug 4, 2011

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea - Leaders from the 6-52nd Air Defense Artillery Battalion met at Osan Air Base under the Baseball Field Pavilion to celebrate the achievements of the unit and its noncommissioned officer corps July 29.

  • “A special kind of bond”: Amidst World Breastfeeding Week, group offers JBLM new mothers forum for e

    Aug 3, 2011

    Madigan Army Medical Center’s Moms Own Milk group is a twice-weekly initiative by the hospital’s lactation consultant office that offers new and practiced mothers alike who breastfeed their babies a face-to-face forum of education and advice on the topic. It's reassuring JBLM spouses and servicemembers alike of their decisions as breastfeeding mothers.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show hits JBLM, one performer reconnects with longtime friend

    Aug 3, 2011

    With impending overseas deployments, frequent changes of station and occasional away-from-home temporary duty, Army life can sometimes feel like a travelling show. And while most Soldiers can’t exactly attest to feeling like stage performers, the U.S. Army Soldier Show’s stop at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug.1-2 served as a reminder that there’s at least one similarity between Soldier and performer.

  • BBC, Bliss christened first in-neighborhood community center July 29

    Aug 3, 2011

    The quality of life of Fort Bliss Soldiers became a little more "quality" when Balfour Beatty Communities and Team Bliss opened its first in-neighborhood community center during a ceremony in BBC's Paso Del Norte neighborhood in northeast El Paso July 29.

  • Dodging paint: Paintball takes kids to the EDGE!

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- At the sound of a whistle, children with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation EDGE! program charged toward the center of the field and took cover behind wooden barriers as paintballs whizzed by their heads and bodies.

  • 93rd MP Bn. ‘War Eagle’ serves Army with voice, story

    Aug 3, 2011

    Capt. Jessica Johnson, assistant S-3 for the 93rd Military Police Battalion, has given of herself to her Army and her country, but has now also given her voice and her story. The Dallas native, joined by her parents, took part in the recording of a new Army radio commercial at El Adobe Studios in El Paso July 26.

  • ACS class a REAL success

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Army Community Service and Army Family Team Building hosted a successful first session of Rucker Experience, Army Learning, or REAL, a new monthly class intended to make the transition into Army life easier by covering topics like acronyms, ranks, etiquette and customs, July 27.

  • Phoenix Battalion volunteers help community

    Aug 4, 2011

  • Classes give people chance to prepare for job fair

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With the upcoming job fair, Army Community Service wants to make sure all those looking for employment are ready to do it the right way to ensure success at the event.

  • ROTC summer training wraps up

    Aug 5, 2011

    More than 7,400 college students completed the Reserve Officers' Training Corps' two largest training events this summer.

  • Fort Rucker civilian wins state HH award

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- One of Fort Rucker’s own won the Volunteer of the Year award at the Alabama Association of Habitat Affiliate Awards luncheon in Montgomery last month.

  • Post honors retirees

    Oct 14, 2011

    Hundreds of members of the Fort Rucker community turned out to honor 12 retiring servicemembers and one Army civilian during the quarterly retirement ceremony July 28 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Fort Riley Soldier recognized for helping police apprehend suspect

    Aug 4, 2011

    A Fort Riley Soldier was recognized by the mayor of Junction City, Kan., for helping police apprehend a suspect who attempted to flee the county sheriff's office.

  • Army observes Antiterrorism Awareness Month

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month and the Army’s iWatch program seeks to remind people that the Army community has the power to keep itself safe.

  • Soldier receives Bronze Star Nearly 70 years later

    Aug 4, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It may have taken nearly 70 years for World War II veteran Ret. Staff Sgt. James O. Cockerham to get his Bronze Star, but thanks to his grandson, Capt. Kevin T. Riley, it happened here July 26.

  • Old munitions found during remedial investigation project

    Aug 3, 2011

    West Point has a rich history dating back to the Revolutionary War, and proof of this history is often found during construction with the excavation of historical artifacts and sometimes, unexploded ordnance.

  • Space systems give Australians, U.S. Soldiers edge in Talisman Sabre

    Aug 4, 2011

    Australians and Americans, including Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers, worked together to integrate space systems in to the Talisman Sabre exercise July 11-29, 2011.

  • ‘Devil’ Soldiers maintain readiness at ammo holding area

    Aug 3, 2011

    101st BSB Soldiers work towards transition at the Ammunition Holding Area on COS Warrior as they prepare to redeploy.

  • Transporters Take Day to Honor Their Own

    Aug 3, 2011

    Transportation Corps hosts recognition ceremonies for its Soldiers and civilians.

  • Recruiting Command - An Incredibly Rewarding Assignment

    Aug 3, 2011

    Former USAREC deputy commanding general considers USAREC second most rewarding assignment of 28-year career.

  • Tradition and Honor Meet at WWII Memorial

    Aug 3, 2011

    Fife and Drum Corps Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) received a special recognition award from Florida Representative Cliff Stearns for their ceremonial support during an Honor Flight visit at the WWII memorial, June 14.

  • COR More than eyes and ears

    Aug 3, 2011

    The importance of a contracting officer's representative (COR) in the current theater of operations cannot be overemphasized. In Afghanistan, CORs are on the front lines of ensuring that the performance of DOD contracts is sufficient and to standard. This necessary yet underappreciated position is often described as "the eyes and ears of the contracting officer" (KO).

  • PARTNERS IN CONTRACTING--Jointly manned centers demand proper training in cultural complexities

    Aug 3, 2011

    Contingency contracting officers (CCOs) are force multipliers worldwide, supporting Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, and Marines in multifaceted operations ranging from counterinsurgency to disaster relief, by ensuring that critical resources and services flow uninterrupted. It is a complex responsibility.

  • COIN--The strategic, operational, and tactical implications of the economic variable in counterinsur

    Aug 3, 2011

    The strategic, operational, and tactical implications of the economic variable in counterinsurgency operations

  • 42nd Infantry Division Band Soldiers are Army's Musical Ambassadors in New York State

    Aug 4, 2011

    The New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division Band has deployed to Iraq and performed across New York from Manhattan to the Adirondacks and the Finger Lakes. This year the band's Annual Training included musical performances at Lincoln Center, Lake George Village, and Chataqua.

  • Summer Reading Program Has Winning Ending

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--More than 300 children participated in Redstone's summer reading program.

  • Demonstrating Excellence In Support Of Soldiers

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U. S. Army is on top again.

  • CAB Soldier finishes near top at Army combatives tournament

    Aug 3, 2011

    A Fort Riley officer fought his way to the final rounds of the All-Army Combatives Tournament at Fort Hood.

  • 2011 U.S. Army Europe EFMB_Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel

    Aug 4, 2011

  • Women's Group Blooms With Membership Growth

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It's time for the women of Redstone Arsenal to unite.

  • Panetta praises new leaders following Senate confirmations

    Aug 4, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta praised six officers yesterday after the Senate confirmed their nominations for key leadership positions, including the military's two top uniformed posts.

  • The Science of Happiness and Health

    Aug 3, 2011

    A happy life leads to a healthy life and a healthy life leads to a happy life. The effects of happiness on health are strong and universal. A recent Gallup Poll with 150,000 representatives of 140 countries found that happiness has a stronger association with physical health than access to basic human needs such as food, shelter and personal safety (University of Kansas, 2009).

  • Reducing the risk of training injury among Soldiers

    Aug 3, 2011

    Injuries represent the leading health problem of U.S. military personnel including deaths, disabilities, hospitalizations and outpatient treatment. Training-related injuries have been identified as the leading cause of clinic visits and have a very real impact on the readiness of the force due to the amount of limited duty time that results from such injuries. Most of the overuse injuries are due to the combined effect of physical training activities, military training and sports.

  • Children’s Eye Care-An Important Part of Health

    Aug 3, 2011

    One of the best ways to help your children in school is to ensure their vision has been checked at least every two years by an eye care professional. Vision and eye health are key to a student’s ability to do well in the classroom and when studying at home. Children with poor visual skills may struggle to read, have a short attention span, perform poorly in sports and develop low self-esteem. In most cases, unless a child complains about a vision problem, parents don’t ask questions concerning their vision. Research also demonstrates that children tend to not complain about subtle problems with their eyesight.

  • Contracting Executive Council Members Air Ideas

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Army Contracting Command's Executive Industry Council gathered July 28 to discuss contracting innovations and best practices targeted at improving contracting business processes.

  • Quartermasters keep Australian/U.S. exercise supplied

    Aug 5, 2011

    Quartermasters here focused on making sure both U.S. and Australian military personnel got the gear the needed to train with during Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia, July 11-29, 2011.

  • Contracting Workers Move Here With Their Jobs

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Less than two months after officially moving the command's flag to Redstone Arsenal, the Expeditionary Contracting Command has filled more than 70 percent of its staff positions.

  • Army Deploys Antiterrorism Themes For Month

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Team Redstone will undergo additional antiterrorism training and education in August in support of Antiterrorism Awareness Month.

  • Senate confirms two Soldiers to top military positions

    Aug 4, 2011

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was confirmed by the Senate Tuesday as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Gen. Raymond T. Odierno was confirmed to assume Dempsey's post as chief of staff of the Army.

  • Fort Riley team wins regional top medical team competition

    Aug 3, 2011

  • Redstone Senior Commander Encourages Integrity

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.-- AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Jim Rogers shared his leadership philosophy Friday with members of a senor leader development program.

  • Army Chaplaincy Has Musical Birthday Party

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Live band music provided the backdrop for lunch Friday at the Sparkman Cafeteria. And there was an historic reason for it.

  • Army Band Hits High Note With Community

    Aug 3, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They came in with a big band sound - trumpets, trombones, saxophones, drums and other instruments playing the likes of Cole Porter and the Glenn Miller Orchestra.

  • McHugh visits air defense Soldiers in Kaiserslautern

    Aug 4, 2011

    Air defense Soldiers at Rhine Ordnance Barracks had the opportunity to show their latest hardware to Secretary of the Army John McHugh, during his Aug. 2, 2011, visit to U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Karol C. Boutwell

    Aug 3, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Karol C. Boutwell

  • Governors visit Third Army Soldiers

    Aug 3, 2011

  • Reviving Old Glory one stitch at a time

    Aug 20, 2012

    Torn and tattered, stained and patched, the red-white-and-blue of the American flag never looked better or stronger or more inspiring.

  • Army helps develop device to pinpoint Rift Valley fever

    Aug 4, 2011

    The Army has paired with industry to develop a diagnostic device to detect the presence of the Rift Valley fever virus in mosquitoes.

  • Combat Feeding Directorate receives two awards

    Aug 3, 2011

    Representatives of the Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, received two awards at the Small Business Innovation Research Achievement Awards ceremony held at the Pentagon.

  • Post officials urge proper recycling

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. " Fort Benning wants Soldiers, residents and employees to recycle, but do so within the framework of post policy.

  • Post names maintenance facility after fallen Soldier

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Another new facility has sprung to life at Harmony Church, and Fort Benning dedicated it to a Soldier killed in Iraq more than seven years ago.

  • Officials look at acquiring up to 82,800 acres of land for training

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - More than 300 Stewart County residents filled the elementary school gym in Lumpkin, Ga., on the evening of July 26. They came for answers to their questions about Fort Benning's proposed training land expansion. Chief among those questions was the resounding theme of what it means to be a preferred alternative.

  • Infantry grads ‘turn blue’

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers of E Company, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry Regiment, were presented their blue Infantry chords Thursday during a “turning blue” ceremony at Kannell Field on Sand Hill. Their new accouterment signified their path as Infantrymen after completing one station unit training.

  • Rangers demonstrate capabilities at Fryar Drop Zone

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The 75th Ranger Regiment flexed its muscle again during this year’s Ranger Rendezvous.

  • Post hails new chief of Infantry

    Aug 3, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning honored its new chief of Infantry on Friday. Col. Walter Piatt formally became the 52nd Infantry School commandant at an assumption of command ceremony in the Benning Conference Center. He replaces Brig. Gen. Bryan Owens, who left for Iraq in early June.

  • Cheatham takes command

    Aug 4, 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.

  • Exercise Lightning Strike brings together U.S., Singapore armies

    Aug 4, 2011

    Soldiers of 2nd Platoon, Company C, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment "Manchus," participated in a company field training exercise with Company B, 2nd Singapore Infantry Regiment, July 25-27, 2011.

  • 21st TSC helps transport equipment for deploying unit

    Aug 3, 2011

    The swoosh of the hydraulics on the K Loaders and the directives being shouted by the movement specialists were the only sounds heard here as containers were loaded onto a Boeing 747 cargo plane headed for Afghanistan, July 18-20. Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command worked at a feverish pace to ensure needed equipment is prepositioned in Afghanistan before the 172nd Infantry Brigade, based out of Grafenwoehr and Schweinfurt, Germany, deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Third Army works hard to meet presidential direction

    Aug 3, 2011

    Time is of the essence. Only five more months until the Dec. 31 drawdown of Iraq, which will see thousands of servicemembers leave the country and begin the process of redeploying to the U.S.

  • German medics work toward U.S. Army Expert Field Medical Badge

    Aug 3, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany " As U.S. and German candidates cross the finish line of a two-mile run together, Soldiers of one nation supported soldiers from another in their efforts to earn the right to participate in the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge (EFMB) Standardization and Testing.

  • 2011 U.S. Army Europe EFMB_Day 3

    Aug 3, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Day 3 of the standardization phase of the 2011 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge Testing gave candidates a chance to practice their basic Soldier skills while protecting themselves from simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear attack on Combat Testing Lane 2, Aug. 2, 2011.

  • Mullen visits Fort Hood troops in Iraq

    Aug 3, 2011

    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, visited Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, at Contingency Operating Base Marez, Iraq, Aug. 1. Mullen met with service members to show his gratitude for their hard work and sacrifice in support of the brigade’s advise, train and assist mission in U.S. Division " North.

  • 21st TSC provides food, fuel in Rapid Trident 11

    Aug 3, 2011

    Soldiers of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command provided logistical support to the U.S. Army in Europe led multi-national exercise Rapid Trident 11, here at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, which began on July 25.

  • Fort Meade celebrates National Night Out

    Aug 3, 2011

    Fort Meade joined communities across the country in taking a stand against crime August 2. Captain Thomas Russell, Fort Meade Police Department, explains the significance of the 28th annual National Night Out.

  • Darnall gearing up for flu season

    Aug 2, 2011

    Flu season is just around the corner, and in support of National Immunization Awareness Month in August, the immunization experts at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center are promoting the importance of getting flu shots.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord sets future conditions for ACAP

    Oct 14, 2011

    Changes are coming to the Army Career and Alumni Program that will smooth Soldiers' transitions back into civilian life -- and the concept that inspired them was born at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • ACC Executive Industry Council stresses common goal: meeting warfighter requirements

    Aug 2, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Army Contracting Command's Executive Industry Council gathered here July 28 to discuss contracting innovations and best practices targeted at improving contracting business processes.

  • Army North preps for 'complex catastrophes' stateside

    Aug 2, 2011

    Were an earthquake to occur along the 150-mile-long New Madrid Fault system -- which has in the past produced quakes in Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana -- Army North is prepared to assist.

  • U.S., Australian Soldiers work together to judge Talisman Sabre battles

    Aug 3, 2011

    Because live ammunition is not used in training exercises, umpires are used to judge "battles." These umpires recently determined the outcome of land force, maritime and air operations maneuvers for over 20,000 U.S. and Australian military personnel participating in Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia, July 11-29, 2011.

  • STEM Summit focuses on enriching Cecil, Harford schools

    Aug 3, 2011

    Regional academia, industry and government officials met at Harford Community College July 28 to find ways to lend their support to enriching science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in Harford and Cecil County schools.

  • Army Sustainment Command collaborates with university to enhance contracting outcomes

    Aug 8, 2011

    The United States Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., and St. Ambrose University, work to enhance contracting capabilities. The Davenport, Iowa, university provides a Cost Benefit Analysis course to the ASC workforce.

  • Rutherford becomes chief of Army chaplains

    Aug 3, 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.

  • Alpha Co. gets new barracks

    Aug 2, 2011

    Barracks Bldg. 421 on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony July 26. The newly constructed barracks will hold 216 single servicemembers in apartment suite-style living.

  • Bowler rolls into state's Hall of Fame

    Aug 2, 2011

    All-Army champion in 1991, nine-time qualifier for the Team USA National Finals, Alaska State All-Star team and Fairbanks, Alaska Bowler of the Year, 30 perfect games, which includes back to back 300 games twice, 16 “800 series” and former state record holder for Kansas with an 887 series. This is just a handful of the accomplishments of the latest member of the Alabama State Bowling Hall of Fame.

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord fosters collaboration, facilitates success

    Aug 2, 2011

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord is at the forefront of joint bases across the Department of Defense in developing best practices and creating a culture of collaboration, officials at the Washington state base said recently. The largest joint base west of the Rockies has been committed for nearly 18 months to implement best Department of Defense practices. As one of 12 joint bases around the country and the largest of the two led by the Army,

  • Cadet Command 2nd Brigade changes command

    Aug 2, 2011

    Col. Glenn Goldman transitions from commander of 2nd Brigade Cadet Command to become director of military instruction at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

  • New crews qualify on Mobile Gun System

    Aug 2, 2011

    Stryker crews assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment have been at Yakima Training Center conducting gunnery qualification on the Mobile Gun System.

  • STB Soldier, chef serves up some stiff competition

    Aug 2, 2011

    One Soldier’s creativity and passion for cooking has driven her to excel and sweep the I Corps Special Troops Battalion Dining Facility’s “Chef of the Week” competition for the month of July. That Soldier, Pfc. Jaliesa Barber, a food service specialist, has won the “Chef of the Week” competition a total of seven times since it started three months ago.

  • Longknifes transition Falcon to Iraqi control

    Aug 3, 2011

    Forward Operating Base Falcon, under the control of U.S. forces since 2003, has been transitioned to the Iraqis in preparation for the December 2011 drawdown of forces in Iraq.

  • USAEC assists Community Parks and Recreation effort

    Aug 3, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- Volunteers from U.S. Army Environmental Command recently weathered the heat to cool down some trees as they combined forces with local volunteers to mulch trees in San Antonio's John James Park.

  • Summer hires experience 'day-in-the-life'

    Aug 2, 2011

    The Network Enterprise Technology Command/9th Signal Command (Army) held an Army Strong Summer Hire Day July 28, for all the summer hires working in the command’s headquarters in Greely Hall, Fort Huachuca.

  • McKinley: Guard accessible, fiscally sound operational force

    Aug 3, 2011

    Reserve Component senior leaders met on Capitol Hill, July 27, 2011, to discuss maintaining the Reserves as an operational force and measures to keep it funded in such a capacity.

  • Under Secretary continues Central, South America tour

    Aug 2, 2011

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal continued his visit to Central and South America today visiting the U.S. Embassy and key military leaders in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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