Archive: Aug 2011

Showing 200-300 of 1374 items
 
  • Hurricane accelerates Walter Reed patient transfer

    Sep 30, 2011

    With Hurricane Irene threatening the U.S. seaboard, officials at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here and the National Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Md., have moved up the transfer of the last 30 Walter Reed inpatients.

  • Obama, Panetta urge caution, preparedness for coming storm

    Sep 30, 2011

    Millions of people along the eastern seaboard should be preparing to face what may be a historic hurricane, President Barack Obama said.

  • New York Guard mobilizes hundreds of troops to respond to Hurricane Irene

    Sep 30, 2011

    At the direction of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the New York Army and Air National Guard mobilized and deployed 900 Soldiers and Airmen to support civil authorities on Long Island, New York City, and the Hudson Valley in response to Hurricane Irene.

  • Last enlisted Army draftee says farewell

    Aug 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --August 26, 2011-- The mood was bitter sweet at the U.S. Army Materiel Command during a change of responsibility ceremony and farewell to a relic in Army history.

  • Women honored at First Army's Women's Equality Day observance

    Aug 27, 2011

    "We've come a long way baby!" said Shirlene Appleby, Director of Rock Island Arsenal's Equal Employment Opportunity Office and guest speaker at First Army's Women's Equality Day Observance held here August 26.

  • Army North's CCP gears up in support of hurricane relief efforts

    Sep 30, 2011

    elements from Army North's Contingency Command Post prepare to deploy forward to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., in anticipation of requests for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is the overall lead for the federal response effort for Hurricane Irene. The CCP is currently at Camp Atterbury, Ind., where it has been conducting operations in support of the Vibrant Response 12 exercise.

  • Soldier croons way to win local Op Rising Star

    Aug 26, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Outlasting 37 other contestants, Spc. Robert Johnson was voted the winner of the 2011 Operation Rising Star competition at Fort Riley.

  • USDA undersecretary tours Community Victory Garden

    Aug 26, 2011

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- The undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics and the chief scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture visited Fort Riley Aug. 11 during her two-day trip to Kansas.

  • JBLM Soldier of The Year awarded by Congressman

    Aug 26, 2011

    PUYALLUP, Wash. -- Congressman Adam Smith presents Spc. Steven Capen, a healthcare specialist with the 62nd Medical Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, with a certificate of appreciation for his efforts in winning JBLM Soldier Of The Year during a military affairs council meeting at The Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse in Puyallup, Wash 23 August.

  • ATEAM makes impact on local, regional economy

    Aug 30, 2011

    A little-known facility located at Marshall Army Airfield is making a big impact on the local and regional economy, as well as saving taxpayers money.

  • CERFP recon team searches for injured during validation training

    Aug 26, 2011

    Cries, moans and screams broke loudly through the piles of concrete rubble scattered in chunks.

  • National Guard responds to Hurricane Irene

    Sep 29, 2011

    As of 11:30 a.m. EST today, the governors of seven states had declared states of emergency, prompting National Guard adjutants general to upgrade Hurricane Condition levels and relocate assets in preparation for Hurricane Irene, Guard officials said today.

  • Panetta Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Irene

    Sep 30, 2011

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta released a message, Aug. 26, 2011, calling on East Coast residents to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families from the impact of Hurricane Irene.

  • Corps celebrates completion of $306 million brigade complex at Fort Stewart

    Aug 26, 2011

    Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Brigade celebrated the completion of their new home with a ribbon cutting ceremony Aug. 19, joined by Fort Stewart and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District leaders. The Savannah district recently completed construction of a 457-acre complex, which will accommodate 3,500 soldiers and 950 wheeled vehicles. The $306 million complex is Fort Stewart's largest construction project, and one of the largest military construction projects for the Savannah district.

  • Voluntarily Transfer Incentive Program now accepting applications for branch transfer

    Aug 29, 2011

    The department of the Army seeks applications, until Sept. 9, from all eligible officers for all branches and functional areas through the Voluntary Transfer Incentive Program.

  • This is INSCOM

    Aug 26, 2011

  • CAL patents defend against both foreign and personal enemies

    Aug 26, 2011

    Concepts and Analysis Laboratory researching ways to save lives against cancer

  • Custom-sized ACU available at clothing sales

    Aug 26, 2011

    Through an agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency, Military Clothing specialists can special order any uniform to a servicemember's exact measurements.

  • FORSCOM command surgeon promoted to brigadier general

    Oct 2, 2014

    One of the U.S. Army's most accomplished leaders in military medicine was promoted to brigadier general by the Army's surgeon general, during a ceremony at Marshall Hall , the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Headquarters at Fort Bragg, N.C., today. With his wife, Terry, assisting, Col. Brian C. Lein was promoted by Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker. Brig. Gen. Lein is the command surgeon for U.S. Army Forces Command Headquarters.

  • Small business workshop provides training for local owners

    Aug 26, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --Local small business owners got the opportunity to learn more about doing business with the Army during a workshop here.

  • Chief of Staff visits West Point

    Aug 26, 2011

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chief of Staff of the Army, and West Point Superintendent Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr., speak inside of the Cadet Mess Hall prior to having lunch with the Corps of Cadets, Aug. 26, West Point, N.Y. After lunch, Dempsey will speak with 51 senior cadets during an open forum discussion and will close his day by speaking with the Army Football team.

  • JFHQ-NCR/MDW Town Hall Meeting Held

    Aug 26, 2011

    Staff members from the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington discussed various issues with Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, commanding general, during a Town Hall meeting held in the National Defense University's Lincoln Auditorium at Fort McNair Aug. 24, 2011.

  • Fort Campbell is stitched with love

    Aug 26, 2011

    Several Nevada quilters are stitched in friendship with about 80 Fort Campbell children after completing a recent craft project.

  • Servicemember shows devotion in face of tragedy

    Aug 26, 2011

    With nothing else being read or spoken, all types of emotions, feelings and memories are evoked. Few events are strong enough to bring an entire country together, yet the nation bonded as one during that faithful September morning in late 2001.

  • Artist honors Fort Campbell's 5th Special Forces Group with drawing

    Aug 29, 2011

    A graphics artist and retired Soldier designed a print to commemorate the 5th Special Forces Group's 50th anniversary.

  • MG Mary A. Legere

    Aug 26, 2011

    Commander, U.S. Army Intelligence & Security Command

  • Students reflect on internship learning experiences

    Aug 30, 2011

    Minority College Relations Program participants must brief their advisor on their assignments and what they learned from their Rock Island Arsenal experience.

  • Holly Petraeus promotes consumer protection at Fort Campbell

    Aug 26, 2011

    A familiar face to many Screaming Eagles visited post Aug. 24 to talk to Soldiers and Family members about their financial concerns and issues.

  • ATACCC Conference: Solutions with the Soldier in Mind

    Aug 26, 2011

  • U.S. Army honors service of women for military and civilian service

    Aug 30, 2011

    Forty years ago, the U.S. Congress designated the Aug. 26 "Women's Equality Day" to com-memorate giving women the right to vote.

  • New Treatments Improve Life for Injured Soldiers

    Aug 26, 2011

  • Fight the Risk prepares for winter weather

    Aug 26, 2011

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Every year in October U.S. Forces in Germany participate in the International Motor Vehicle Lighting Equipment Campaign.

  • Daisy and the Dukes stand watch

    Aug 26, 2011

    By 8:30 a.m., the Iraq sun is already baking the flat landscape of Contingency Operating Base Speicher as six "Duke" Soldiers of Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery Regiment, 214th Fires Brigade, conduct maintenance on their Q-36 Counter Mortar Radar system. "The heat alone is rough on our equipment," said Staff Sgt. Blake Sachs, section sergeant for the Dukes. "Add to that all the dust we get out here and it becomes very important for us to perform maintenance checks on these systems every day to keep them from breaking down."

  • Third Army prepares for future humanitarian aid, disaster relief

    Aug 26, 2011

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Mr. Yoni Bock, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, humanitarian assistance advisor to United States Central Command, provides an overview of the U.S. Government foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster response program to Third Army senior leaders here Aug. 25.

  • The foundation of his sacrifice

    Aug 26, 2011

    Soldiers from 1st Special Troops Battalion, Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, and other service members remember the fallen by touching up the names painted on the Warrior Memorial Wall at Contingency Operating Site Warrior.

  • Air Assault in Schweinfurt

    Aug 26, 2011

  • Army instructs NCOs to teach others resiliency

    Aug 29, 2011

    Soldiers from the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment gathered here, Aug. 16 to participate in Soldier 360, a comprehensive Army wellness program that teaches non-commissioned officers (NCOs) how to help their Soldiers readjust to life after deployment.

  • Presidio Police share school-safety tips

    Aug 25, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ It's that time of year again. New teachers, new faces, new students, new places. More than 23 million children have returned or are preparing to go back to school.

  • Safety should always be the priority

    Aug 25, 2011

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ As back-to-school shopping, dropping off children at school and the eagerly awaited football season gain inertia, many of our service members and family members are busier than ever. Unfortunately there is an additional feature of late summer that we should all be aware: a largely predictable increase in fatal off-duty accidents which directly impacts our most precious resource … our service members and their families.

  • Chapel complex opens, becomes center of faith on Fort Hood

    Aug 26, 2011

    Fort Hood opened its state-of-the-art facility aimed at enhancing the spiritual fitness of Soldiers and families Aug. 15, 2011, with a dedication ceremony.

  • The Army in Post WWII Japan

    Aug 26, 2011

    The American Soldier's call to duty in post World War II Japan presented a variety of challenges. Yet out of the rubble of war, a nation empowered with a new vision of democratic ideals arose.

  • Simply Sensational seminar stresses girls' self-esteem, health

    Aug 30, 2011

    About 30 girls, ages 11 to 18, were pampered with professional manicures and attended talks about proper nutrition, exercise and makeup at "Simply Sensational," a three-hour seminar organized to boost girls' self-esteem Aug. 17.

  • Fort Meade's Col. Rothstein takes on garrison commander role, new leadership challenges

    Aug 30, 2011

    Since assuming command in July, Col. Edward C. Rothstein has been familiarizing himself with Fort Meade's people, agencies and infrastructure.

  • Army Public Affairs celebrates Hall of Fame

    Aug 30, 2011

    After more than 10 years in cyber space, the U.S. Army Public Affairs Hall of Fame has found a permanent and physical home at the Defense Information School.

  • Survivor decal provides easier access to Army posts

    Aug 30, 2011

    Survivors, including parents of fallen Soldiers, are now able to apply for a survivor decal, much like the standard installation-access decal for their vehicle, greatly improving their ability to access the programs designed to support them.

  • Fort Meade welcomes Defense Adjudication Activities

    Aug 30, 2011

    A ribbon cutting ceremony attended by senior military leaders and political leaders marked the official opening of the new Defense/Military Department Adjudication Activities facility on Aug. 17.

  • Earthquake shakes up Fort Meade

    Aug 30, 2011

    At 1:51 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, earth under the installation rumbled, sending people under desks and toward exits.

  • Fort Meade Live blog provides social media forum

    Aug 28, 2011

    On Wednesday, the Public Affairs Office unveiled a new way for community members to connect with each other that is only a mouse click away.

  • Fort Hood Battles Wildfires

    Aug 26, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Range fires that started Aug. 20 burned more than 7,600 acres of training area before they were fully contained on the morning of Aug. 23.

  • Efforts underway at Fort Hood to reduce civilian workforce through voluntary programs

    Aug 26, 2011

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Army announced Aug. 4 a reduction in its civilian workforce by more than 8,700 employees no later than Sept. 30, 2012, to meet a projected decrease in funding levels.

  • Annual UFG exercise concludes in South Korea

    Aug 30, 2011

    Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian concluded Aug. 26, 2011, after two weeks of intense training across the Korean Peninsula.

  • Being Leaders

    Aug 25, 2011

    Junior support Soldiers from 1st Special Forces Group learn how to take the lead while doing medical training.

  • Get the Facts: Hurricane Irene Fact Sheet

    Aug 25, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking action in anticipation of Hurricane Irene's landfall to monitor storm activity, minimize flood damage and pre-position its trained responders.

  • Upcoming Army reality show wraps video shoot at JBLM

    Aug 25, 2011

    A video crew was at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to shoot the final footage segments for an Army-sponsored reality show called "Starting Strong," a project headed by television actor and producer Ricky Schroder. In each episode potential recruits are matched with a senior noncommissioned officer, who serves as a mentor, and two battle buddies. They then get to experience a few days-in-the-lives of those Soldiers. Toward the end of each episode, the civilian "prospect" also meets an Army veteran who now uses skills gained as a Soldier in a successful civilian career. The prospect then must make a decision whether to enlist or not.

  • Hazardous response platoon trains at unfinished nuclear power plant

    Aug 25, 2011

    Army chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear operations specialists assigned to the 23rd Chemical Battalion Aug. 16 at the Satsop development project. While many key structures remain intact, Satsop was an unfinished nuclear power plant located southwest of Olympia, Wa.

  • New York Army National Guard Military Police Soldiers Maintain Training Pace at Home

    Aug 25, 2011

    While their fellow unit members are deployed on missions around the globe, New York Army National Guard's military police Soldiers have been all around the state, and all about training. From Buffalo to Fort Drum and Utica, Soldiers of the 105th, 107th and 206th Military Police Companies met physical, tactical and weapons training requirements and kept abreast of basic battlefield tasks in recent weeks. About 120 Soldiers of the Buffalo-based 105th Military Police Company are in Iraq, and about 170 Soldiers of the 107th Military Police Company from Utica are in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

  • Military bases prepare for Hurricane Irene

    Sep 29, 2011

    Military bases along the eastern seaboard are securing for the Category 3 winds and rain of Hurricane Irene, and the Defense Department is working closely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the U.S. government response, defense officials said today.

  • 404th AFSB tests tactical METL

    Aug 25, 2011

    the 404th Army Field Support Brigade is using a new mobile tactical operations center to train for contingency operations.

  • New center dedicated to Soldier, educator

    Aug 25, 2011

    John D. "Bud" Hawk fought hard and earned the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II, but the thing he is most proud of is neither the medal nor his heroic actions. He takes the most pride in being an educator.

  • 16th CAB commander focused on future

    Aug 26, 2011

    When Col. Robert Dickerson took command of 16th Combat Aviation Brigade earlier this month, he was joined by several longtime friends who said they never expected Dickerson would be in the position he is today. "They didn't think maybe with my sports background or how I was at school that I'd still be in," Dickerson said.

  • 412th CSB supports Vibrant Response 2011

    Aug 31, 2011

    Smoke billows from the burning debris of what once was Cincinnati, Ohio, remnants of a 10-kiloton nuclear blast. Survivors lay wounded and dying. Mass panic and chaos engulfs the city.

  • NCO risks life for neighbors during house fire

    Aug 26, 2011

    If your neighbor's house was on fire, would you run inside? Sgt. 1st Class Ryan Ramanna didn't hesitate to do just that. Ramanna, who lived in the Sandy Basin housing area until a PCS move earlier this month, was at home at around noon on Aug. 2 when his 12-year-old daughter, Carmen, came home with an urgent message.

  • Leadership Training Builds Workplace Relationships

    Aug 25, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Leadership in the workplace might involve technical knowledge, system know-how and group management.

  • Alabama tornado cleanup drama-free thanks to safety team

    Aug 25, 2011

    When the Corps' Sacramento District safety specialist Curtis Morris says that nothing happened in July, he has a big grin on his face. When you're a safety guy, nothing happening is a good thing. Two million worker hours passed with no one missing a day of work from injury during Morris' month working with the Corps' tornado recovery effort in Alabama.

  • Via explains AMC, SMDC synergy

    Aug 25, 2011

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via, deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command spoke at the annual Space and Missile Defense Conference here, Aug. 18.

  • Six Decades Of Government Service No Small Feat

    Aug 25, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--After 60 years of government service, Rosa Smalls figures she'll do what she wants to do.

  • Breakfast Celebrates First Sergeants, NCO Academy

    Aug 25, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--It was a celebration of leadership, and for many, a chance to say farewell and thank you to Redstone Arsenal, a place where that leadership has grown.

  • 3SB welcomes new brigade commander

    Aug 25, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division gathered on Cottrell Field Aug. 23 to bid farewell to Col. Shawn M. Morrissey and welcome incoming commander Col. Joseph "Ron" Novack Jr.

  • Exceptional Family Member Program offers participants opportunity to relax during weekend getaway

    Aug 25, 2011

    The fourth annual EFMP Camp was held at the Northwest Adventure Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Lewis North Aug. 19 to 21.

  • Vanguards open new brigade headquarters

    Aug 25, 2011

    Third Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams heralded in a new era of modernity for Fort Stewart and the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Aug. 19, by cutting the ribbon and officially announcing the completion of the "Vanguards'" new Infantry Brigade Combat Team complex- the first of its kind on Fort Stewart and the newest IBCT in the U.S. Army.

  • 200th MP Command Soldier Wins USARC Best Warrior Competition

    Aug 25, 2011

    Spc. Ryan Barger has life nailed. He's a student at Grand Valley State University, a two-time all-conference high school football player and an Army Reserve Soldier. Student, athlete, Soldier; most Americans would be happy with any one of these distinctions. This 20-year-old Belding, Mich. native and member of the 303rd Military Police Company is just getting started.

  • Stewart-Hunter committed to 'You Are Not Alone'

    Aug 25, 2011

    Third Infantry Division Soldiers and Family Members recognize the slogan "You Are Not Alone." When spoken, this straightforward phrase embodies the Army's stated goal of preventing suicide for Soldiers, Family Members and Civilians.

  • Chaplain candidates training at Fort McCoy

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Chaplain Candidate (1st Lt.) Momo Larmena is trekking around Fort McCoy, visiting various Army venues and scenarios for four weeks as part of the chaplain-candidate training program. One of his McCoy stops was at the Soldier Readiness Center, visiting mobilizing and demobilizing Soldiers. Larmena went along with other installation chaplains on those visits, as Installation Chaplain (Col.) Kenneth Lawson explained, "shadowing." Larmena's trek toward the religious ministry and military chaplaincy came from a more violent background than for most ministers or chaplains-to-be.

  • Afghanistan and Iraq in a decade

    Sep 1, 2011

    The U.S. Army Center of Military History provided Soldiers magazine with a compilation of data, illustrating some of the key events that have occurred in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past 10 years.

  • One Of Last Draftees Leaving Ranks After Four Decades

    Aug 25, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Mellinger's wardrobe may be changing, but the man the Army has molded for nearly four decades is not.

  • Karner blue butterfly population thriving under Fort McCoy vegetation conditions

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Karner blue butterflies have thrived at Fort McCoy, and some habitat-management changes will be considered in the installation's new Karner blue management plan, said Tim Wilder. Wilder, endangered species biologist for Fort McCoy's Natural Resources Branch, said Karner blue population estimates at both of the post's major butterfly population centers have exceeded the 6,000-mark threshold required by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Karner blue butterflies are a federally listed endangered species.

  • Behavioral Health -- no place for stigma

    Aug 25, 2011

    I am confident that everyone has heard how important fitness is to me, but I want to make it clear to everyone - fitness is more than just your ability to do physical training. Comprehensive Soldier Fitness encompasses the Spiritual, Family, Social, and Emotional Dimensions as well as the Physical.

  • New, state endangered butterfly documented at Fort McCoy

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The regal fritillary butterfly has been sighted at Fort McCoy. Tim Wilder, endangered species biologist for Fort McCoy's Natural Resources Branch (NRB), said that at first glance the butterfly resembles a monarch butterfly but is slightly smaller. NRB personnel are about halfway through a survey for the regal fritillary butterfly. The butterfly is listed as a state of Wisconsin endangered species and a federally listed species of concern, he said. Regal fritillaries were first documented on Fort McCoy in 2010, when five were observed. To determine if this was just a fluke, surveys for regal fritillaries are being conducted in 2011.

  • Local veteran receives award from Natick garrison commander

    Aug 26, 2011

    Nearly seven decades ago, Frederick Spellman was fighting his way across France against the Germans as a private first class with the U.S. Army infantry. Today, the 86-year-old Spellman is a resident of the Eliot Healthcare Center in Natick, Mass., but for a short time on Aug. 24, the memories of World War II no doubt came rushing back to him.

  • Soldiers magazine

    Aug 25, 2011

    September 2011

  • Thirst for Victory

    Sep 9, 2011

  • Joint staff trains to deliver world-class health care in new hospital

    Aug 26, 2011

    Military and civilian medical staff at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital are participating in the last official transition training before moving medical services and treating patients at the new facility on Aug. 31.

  • How to save a life

    Sep 7, 2011

    It would have been so easy. All Staff Sgt. Tiffany Skelton had to do was take a few extra pills--she was on Zoloft, Paxil and three others--and she would drift off into a peaceful, permanent sleep.

  • RTS-Medical provides medical support for WAREX training at Fort McCoy

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Exercises and training that need military medical equipment support have to come to a location, such as Fort McCoy, that has a Regional Training Site (RTS)-Medical organization. Personnel involved in the Warrior Exercise (WAREX) at Fort McCoy benefitted from medical scenarios supported by staff from the installation's RTS-Medical, said Gerry Meyer. Meyer, RTS-Medical executive officer, said the Army has sited its major medical training equipment at RTS-Medical facilities at Fort McCoy, Camp Parks, Calif., and Fort Gordon, Ga. The approximately 100 units in Fort McCoy's 16-state coverage area only have basic medical equipment, such as an emergency medical trauma set and one operations tent.

  • 'Vigilant Warriors' provide professional care of GTMO detainees

    Aug 25, 2011

    Their mission is one of the most challenging the Army has to offer: providing command, control and operational support to the high-risk detention operations at Guantanamo Bay.

  • Army launches online tool to connect Soldiers, scientists

    Aug 25, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Soldiers can now provide feedback on their equipment directly to military scientists, U.S. Army officials announced Aug. 25. The Army has launched the Soldier Technology Suggestion Portal, which enables Warfighters to send suggestions through an Army Knowledge Online Web site.

  • Spotlight On...Ralph R. Barnes

    Aug 25, 2011

    Learn more about Ralph R. Barnes who is currently stationed at the Regional Contracting Center-Fenty.

  • LiveStrong Stadium design team share lessons with SAMS students

    Aug 25, 2011

    So what does the team who designed and built Kansas City's new Major League Soccer Stadium and a group of students from the School of Advanced Military Studies have in common? More than you would think.

  • Community remembers fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    Six years ago, Lori Morris lost her husband. Emilee Morris, 11, lost her father. Saturday marked their third memorial run for their Soldier -- Staff Sgt. Brian Morris of 360th Transportation Company, which was then part of the 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group at Fort Carson.

  • Youth apprentices earn, learn from Hired! program

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 11, 2011) -- Apprentices and mentors from around the post who were recognized for participating in Hired!, a youth employment program, during an appreciation ceremony Aug. 18 at the Patriot Club.

  • Iraqi thanks Soldiers for saving country

    Aug 25, 2011

    "You're the first Iraqi who hasn't tried to kill me," a Soldier said to me on my first day volunteering with the Army at Fort Carson. I didn't know whether to feel insulted or take it as a compliment, so I just said, "thank you."

  • Automated entry registration under way

    Aug 25, 2011

    Registration is under way for the Automation Installation Entry system, which was activated at Fort Carson Monday.

  • Event honors children of fallen

    Aug 25, 2011

    Dozens of children, representing the loss of a parent in military service, gathered in a garden near the Rocky Mountain Front Range Monday, where Army officers shook their hands and presented medals.

  • Cancer draws Fort Sill family together

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 25, 2011) -- A Fort Sill family member, 6, who has a tumor in his pineal gland, visited Florida, courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

  • Students connect with science through Army program

    Aug 25, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Students delved into science as they designed, engineered and built hovercrafts, a wind tunnel and a planetarium during a six-week Army program this summer. Eighth- through 12th-grade students gathered at a U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center laboratory to boost their science and math skills.

  • Top AMEDD civilian updates Fort Drum medical personnel

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers and civilians from the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity -- Fort Drum gathered on post Monday to receive updates about current and future plans from the organization's top civilian.

  • Special Forces practice water operations in Gulf of Mexico joint exercise

    Aug 26, 2011

    In the hour or two before dawn when the surf is calm and quiet, the beach in front of the USS Lexington Museum in Corpus Christi, Texas, came alive with service members from the Texas Military Forces, Aug. 20, 2011.

  • Wranglers certify on MRAPs, prepare for closeout

    Aug 25, 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, IRAQ -- The leaders of the 4th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, are anticipating the final months of Operation New Dawn as they are fast approaching. As part of that pending deadline, they must continue preparing for potential requirements to drive out of the country, rather than fly.

  • University president speaks at Women's Equality Day luncheon

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 25, 2011) -- Dr. Cindy Ross, Cameron University president, was the guest speaker at the Fort Sill Women's Equality Day luncheon Aug. 18 at the Patriot Club.

  • Task Force Spartan leaders host shura for Afghan, U.S. officials

    Aug 25, 2011

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PASAB, Afghanistan -- Leaders from Combined Task Force Spartan hosted a conference here Aug. 11, named "Hamkari V," to discuss with the Kandahar deputy provincial governor and the commander of International Security Assistance Force's Regional Command South, the previous six months of operations in the area, as well as plan for the way ahead.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)