Archive: Aug 2011

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  • Soldiers Test Own Perseverance, Prove Again They Are Tough as Diamonds

    Aug 12, 2011

    Diamond Brigade Soldiers along with Airmen, Marines, came together earlier this year for a combined arms live exercise (CALFEX) dubbed Operation Diamond Freeze, at Fort Sill, OK.

  • Inaugural Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships slated for March

    Aug 15, 2011

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is excited to announce that the inaugural Army Strong Collegiate Shooting Championships, on course to be the biggest multiple-discipline, shoulder-to-shoulder gathering of collegiate and junior shooters in the history of competitive shooting, will commence next March 13-18 here at Fort Benning. The dynamic format will draw the top college and junior shooters from the entire country competing in four distinct championships: the National Rifle Association Intercollegiate Pistol Championships; the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship; the Scholastic Steel Challenge Collegiate Championship; and the Scholastic Clay Target Program Challenge.

  • With 9/11 memories still vivid, firefighters emphasize constant training to students

    Aug 20, 2012

    During the third consecutive year that the Picatinny Arsenal fire department held its junior firefighter camp, firefighters spent two days teaching students about the day-to-day life of a firefighter.

  • Loss in space

    Aug 17, 2011

    On Atlantis' final mission in July, the Space Tissue Loss program, a partnership between NASA and the Department of Defense, sent up an experiment developed by Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to study human cellular response to bacteria in microgravity.

  • Uncasing ceremony welcomes V Corps back to Hessen

    Aug 12, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - German and American leaders were on hand to welcome V Corps back to Hessen Aug. 12. Hessen state and city officials joined U.S. Army Europe Soldiers and Families in witnessing the uncasing of the V Corps colors in a ceremony at the Wiesbaden Fitness Center. The event marked the official return of the storied unit, established during a World War I battle in France, to Hessen after having left Frankfurt in 1994 to join USAREUR Headquarters in Heidelberg.

  • MP shows different style of leadership

    Aug 12, 2011

    1st Infantry Division MP takes charge and initiative to accomplish mission "no matter what."

  • Brig. Gen. LeDoux visits ASC

    Aug 15, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Karen LeDoux visited U.S. Army Sustainment Command headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.

  • Op Tofan I disrupts pre-Ramadan attacks, gains intel, inroads for TF Duke

    Aug 12, 2011

    “We have known for awhile that Musa Khel was a potential support zone for insurgents,” said U.S. Army Maj. Damon Harris, the operations officer for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, when asked about the success of Operation Tofan I, the latest in a series of large scale operations conducted by the brigade based out of Fort Knox, Ky.

  • Unwanted pet problems continue

    Aug 12, 2011

    Steve Watters doesn’t seem to have any problem catching the more than 100 dogs and cats lost or discarded on post each year. An animal lover, he was raised on a farm in Wisconsin and has always enjoyed the companionship that animals add to lives.

  • Joint operation enhances SEALs’, Sherpa aircrew’s skills

    Aug 12, 2011

    The Navy SEALs and Army joined forces in late July in a high-altitude low opening, or HALO, training exercise.

  • Not just for Soldiers: How civilian lives Warrior Ethos

    Aug 16, 2011

    If she were in the military, Michelle Klapper would have, by now, probably earned her Purple Heart, Combat Action Badge and a host of other military awards for her contributions to Global War on Terrorism.

  • 'Cable Dawgs' splice fiber optics to keep battlefield linked

    Aug 16, 2011

    CAMP MARMAL, Afghanistan -- If you’ve ever watched a technician install television or internet, first imagine the intricate wiring routing and connections necessary for your home, then vastly increase the complexity, including exchanging the metal coaxial cable for 21st-century glass fiber optics. Then take that surgery-like wiring job and transport it to the middle of northern Afghanistan, all carried out inside a remote base in extreme temperatures, dusty conditions and over other environmental obstacles.

  • 2011 TRADOC Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year begins Sunday

    Aug 12, 2011

    FORT MONROE, Va. - Nine active-duty service members from installations across the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) will be competing here next week for the title of TRADOC Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) and Soldier of the Year.

  • Picatinny gains synergy with West Point collaboration

    Aug 12, 2011

    A new agreement between Picatinny Arsenal and the United States Military Academy provides a Soldier perspective for civilian chemists while cadets gain practical experience outside the classroom.

  • Ceremony marks significant historical event for U.S. Army Africa

    Aug 12, 2011

    More than 350 Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered Aug. 12 at Hoekstra Field in Vicenza, Italy, for an exciting and historic event for U.S. Army Africa " one that highlighted the distinguished history of Headquarters Support Company and marked the activation of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.

  • Females lead way for route clearance patrols

    Aug 26, 2011

    Accomplishing the traditionally male role of route clearance missions, brings a unique blend of challenges and advantages to female platoon leaders of the 535th Engineer Support Company charged with the mission in eastern Afghanistan.

  • SDDC Logistics Division takes Property Accountability to the next level

    Aug 12, 2011

    In July 2010, the Department of the Army created a program aimed at accounting for all U.S. Army-owned equipment. According to SDDC supply experts, the program has received considerable attention within this command.

  • HHB Activation ceremony marks significant historical event for U.S. Army Africa

    Aug 12, 2011

    More than 350 Soldiers, Civilians and Family members gathered Aug. 12 at Hoekstra Field in Vicenza, Italy, for an exciting and historic event for U.S. Army Africa - one that highlighted the distinguished history of Headquarters Support Company and marked the activation of the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.

  • Afghan National Army Officer tours 4-401st maintenance facility

    Aug 12, 2011

    The Afghan officer in charge of training Afghan National Army and Afghan Nation Police Humvee drivers came to see the Afghan National Army Humvee Refurbishment program, being conducted by the 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar.

  • Engineers practice using robots to detect bombs

    Aug 15, 2011

    Combat Engineers from the 18th Engineer Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, received robotics training with an explosive ordnance disposal robot at the National Training Center, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011.

  • USACE, EUCOM deliver special needs playground to Croatia

    Aug 12, 2011

    The humanitarian assistance project, a special needs playground, funded by the U.S. European Command and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District was unveiled June 16, 2011 during a ceremony attended by U.S. Ambassador James Foley, Mayor Damir Jelic of Karlovac, military representatives and other dignitaries.

  • Soldiers put face on health concerns for Defense Health Board

    Aug 15, 2011

    The Defense Health Board met in Tacoma earlier this week to discuss health concerns facing servicemembers, but the board members didn't stick to briefs and slideshows. The group also took the time to get information from actual Soldiers.

  • The Sky’s the Limit during 99th RSC Annual Training

    Aug 11, 2011

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., Aug. 10, 2011 " The sound of twin-engine rotor blades slicing through the air and the sight of Soldiers occupying their objective after exiting a CH-47 Chinook helicopter marked the beginning of the 99th Regional Support Command’s five-day annual training event.

  • 99th RSC engages ‘Operation Checkerboard’

    Aug 11, 2011

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., (Aug 10, 2011) Approximately 200 Soldiers from the 99th Regional Support Command (RSC) area of responsibility woke up this morning to begin “Operation Checkerboard” at the Maj. John P. Pryor Army Reserve Center.

  • At 38, triathlete Bruce Antonowicz believes he's reaching the peak

    Aug 17, 2011

    For the last six years Bruce Antonowicz has followed a strict Ironman training regimen. As he prepares to compete in his seventh Ironman competition in November, he hopes to be nearing the peak of his career.

  • 55th Engineer Brigade host fun, educational deployment day

    Aug 11, 2011

  • National Guard unit competes at Leapfest

    Aug 11, 2011

    Soldiers from all over the world and multiple units in the Army competed in the longest continually running paratrooper competition in the world.

  • El Paso homeless veterans stand down

    Aug 11, 2011

    Volunteers mobilize at the Texas National Guard Armory in El Paso, Texas, Aug. 5 to provide homeless veterans clothing, food and information during the Department of Veterans' Affairs' Homeless Veterans Stand-Down.

  • Manchu Spirit

    Aug 11, 2011

    Enduring the 25 mile Manchu Mile ruch march builds more than personal strength. It builds stronger bonds between brothers in arms.

  • Soldiers, Reserve Ambassador, Mayor Mentor Teen Hoping to Attend West Point

    Aug 12, 2011

    A little over a year ago, 13-year-old Jacob Paniccia approached Staff Sgt. Victor Pedraza about his goal to attend the U.S. Military Academy. This year's Army Birthday celebration at the same station, was the perfect venue to bring Jacob and his mom together with Soldiers, the Army Reserve Ambassador and Mayor of Fairfield, to give him advice on achieving that goal.

  • JBLM takes active role in keeping base safe from bears

    Aug 12, 2011

    The 198-pound female black bear was one of three captured in a four-week period this summer, all around Miller Hill. While the animals are frequently seen foraging for food in the late summer and fall, there have been more spotted on base this year than ever before.

  • Soldiers, Airmen, civilians join to improve park

    Aug 11, 2011

    "This event is special because it partners members of our armed forces with members of the civilian community working side-by-side to complete a project either on Fort Wainwright or at Eielson Air Force Base," said Diane Hutchison, Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce.

  • Army begins using QR code to provide more information

    Aug 12, 2011

    To remain on the cutting edge and stay relevant to today's youth, and tech-minded grown-ups, the U.S. Army has kept pace with the tech surge. The Army has a presence on YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter, and is now embracing QR Codes.

  • Army South building partner-nation capacity in PANAMAX

    Aug 12, 2011

    More than 3,500 participants from 17 nations will take part in PANAMAX 2011, a 12-day exercise beginning Monday, which is focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal.

  • Fort Riley aviators, infantrymen join forces for air assault training

    Aug 11, 2011

    A Chinook helicopter battalion conducted air assault training with an infantry unit at Fort Riley this week in preparation for the latter to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • 1st Space Brigade welcomes new command sergeant major

    Aug 17, 2011

    The 1st Space Brigade welcomed a new command sergeant major in an assumption of responsibility ceremony in Colorado Springs on Aug. 11.

  • Fort Jackson offers variety of afterschool options

    Aug 12, 2011

    School time doesn’t just mean early mornings and homework studies for kids. There are also plenty of afterschool activities to keep every member of the family occupied this school year. The offerings range from academics to sports.

  • Outdoor Rec offers fun, fish, spectacular scenery

    Aug 15, 2011

    The scenic photos taken by Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Venus Sun illustrate just some of the natural wonders Outdoor Recreation is determined to share with Soldiers and their Families.

  • Fort Jackson Back to School

    Aug 12, 2011

    On Monday, hundreds of children will return to the hallways of Fort Jackson schools and the Department of Defense Education Activity personnel have been working hard to ensure students get the most out of educational opportunities this year.

  • “Good Grief” offers roadmap, hope for healing

    Aug 11, 2011

    Loss is one of those universal concepts that everyone seems to experience at some point in life. It can take many forms and according to Chaplain (Maj.) Dwight Broedel, Fort Wainwright’s Family Life chaplain and acting garrison chaplain, members of the Fort Wainwright community are not alone in their grief.

  • APRT to resemble Soldiering skills

    Aug 12, 2011

    I feel as though we’re putting the cart ahead of the horse when I hear talk about whether a Soldier can pass the new PT test. The experts at the Physical Readiness Division will tell you that they are still in a data collection mode and only one-third of the way there -- all of which means that the events of the test themselves are not yet set in stone.

  • WWR staff ready for realignment

    Aug 11, 2011

    Staff members of the United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment are making the final preparations to move wounded, ill and injured (WII) Marines from Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) in Washington, D.C., to the future Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., in about three weeks.

  • Navy chaplain directs AFCC

    Aug 12, 2011

    Navy chaplain (Capt.) W. Kyle Fauntleroy, commanding officer, Naval Chaplaincy School and Center has assumed the position of Director of the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center. Fauntleroy takes over for Army chaplain (Col.) David Smartt, who is the commandant of the Army Chaplain Center and School. The change became official during a passing of the stole ceremony Aug. 2.

  • NCO committed to helping homeless

    Aug 11, 2011

    Staff Sgt.Ontego Straight didn’t wait for the Army to assign him as a drill sergeant, he volunteered to be one. Straight has been volunteering since childhood, as part of his life as the son of a preacher.

  • Special Agent Embraces Unconventional Assignment

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Bragg CID Special Agent assigned to Rule of Law Field Force " Afghanistan is part of Joint Inter-agency Task Force 435, assists the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army tackle local-national counter narcotic and counter terrorism investigations. Also serves as a mentor for ANP criminal investigators in one of the most dangerous areas of operation in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Sill club staff wins catering award

    Aug 11, 2011

  • Manchus through and through

    Aug 11, 2011

    The Manchus of 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, honored their forefathers by conducting the Manchu Mile road march at Joint Base Lewis-McChord,Wash., Aug. 9-10.

  • Email Migration Means Also Updating Your AKO

    Aug 12, 2011

    FORT BELVOIR--Acquisition personnel who fail to update their forwarding email address in Army Knowledge Online (AKO) following the recent email migration risk not receiving emails containing potentially vital information and alerts.

  • Job placement programs help military spouses

    Aug 11, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Finding a new job after moving to a location can be daunting, especially in this current economic climate. Fortunately there are programs available to help military spouses find civil service positions.

  • Therapy goes to the dogs

    Aug 12, 2011

    As the young Soldier sat in line Aug. 4 to go through the demobilization process, she whispered into the ear of a dog named Lugnut brought by Dog Trainer Kristi Rush, of Indianapolis.

  • Army wife rides in palomino championship

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT SILL, Okla. (Aug. 11, 2011) -- This past week in Tulsa, Okla., people from around the world came to the premier Palomino World Championship Horse Show. The two-week competition consisted of numerous events to find out who was the best in palomino breeding and showmanship.

  • Installation takes night out for safety

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Jackson families flocked to Hilton Field to enjoy a fun night of safety, food, and friends during the Annual National Night Out Aug. 3. Housing area residents came out to enjoy games, presentations, and demonstrations by several law enforcement and emergency services in the Columbia area. The focus of the event was to bring together law enforcement officials with the communities they support.

  • Antiterrorism, Protection Issues Discussed at USAASC Protection Conference

    Aug 11, 2011

    ARLINGTON, VA" Antiterrorism officers (ATOs) and protection professionals from the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC) and the Program Executive Offices (PEOs) gathered this week at the USAASC Protection Conference to discuss antiterrorism and protection issues, as well as develop a common operating architecture and standard level of training.

  • Crime prevention through neighborhood strength focus of National Night Out

    Aug 11, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - National Night Out, held at the McGruff House on Aug. 2, highlighted some of the equipment and procedures used by the Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Emergency Services personnel.

  • Army interns aid in recruiting aspiring scientists

    Aug 15, 2011

    U.S. Army engineering interns are using their expertise to boost student interest in science and technology. College students working this summer here at Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are helping to design the Army’s first recruiting project geared specifically toward civilian science and engineering positions.

  • 409th CSB employee conducts training at OPM-SANG

    Aug 11, 2011

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- German local National Carmen Kaufmann, a contracting professional for more than 26 years, recently made a trip to Saudi Arabia to train a team from the Office of the Program Manager Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program.

  • Fort Sam Houston firefighters partner with community to train, render aid, educate

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Sounding like bad guy Darth Vader from the film series “Star Wars,” with mechanical breathing and the clanging of extra air tanks echoing around the stairwell shaft, a team of Fort Sam Houston firefighters labors up 10 flights, in an Alamo Heights building, during an exercise preparing them to fight high-rise fires.

  • USAMITC Trains 2nd FSSG in TAMMIS

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS " The U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) recently conducted Theater Army Medical Management Information System (TAMMIS) training for Sailors and Marines of the Marine 2nd Force Service Support Group (FSSG) Medical Logistics Group. This training took place at the Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) L-3 Training Center located at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

  • Infantryman receives Purple Heart at WFSC

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Spc. Lee Sage was honored for his bravery and selfless sacrifices during a Purple Heart ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center Aug. 3.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Human Resources Command

    Aug 12, 2011

    Secretary of the Army, the Honorable John McHugh, visits Maj. Gen. Gina Farrisee, commanding general of U.S. Army Human Resources Command (HRC) at her office Aug. 11 at Fort Knox, Ky. HRC has successfully completed its BRAC move to Fort Knox, and employs about 3,300 military, civilian and contract workers.

  • Soldiers, PAALS learn together

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Jackson Soldiers and volunteers are part of an eight-week pilot program with Palmetto Animal Assistance Life Services -- or PAALS -- which enables Soldiers suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to train dogs that will go on to become assistance dogs for someone else.

  • K-9 agencies join forces

    Aug 11, 2011

    Military and civilian K-9 units came together for a two-day training exercise to exchange ideas and techniques Aug. 2-3.

  • Soldier, spouse takes to the skies

    Aug 11, 2011

    Susan Mitchell took the controls of the T-41B, a military version of a Cessna 172, focusing on the horizon as she increased speed on a runway at Peterson Air Force Base. At 5 feet 3 inches tall, Mitchell sat on “wedge” and used a folded cushion so she could reach the pedals and see over the airplane’s dashboard. Increasing her speed to 70 mph, she pulled back on the throttle, taking the plane up.

  • Equipment prepared for turn-in by 'Griffin' Battalion Soldiers

    Aug 12, 2011

    Soldiers with Company B, "Griffin" Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center conducted a thorough cleaning of their assigned theater-provided equipment, July 28, 2011, at Camp Liberty, Iraq, in preparation for turn in.

  • TRADOC Liason Officer working well with Spain

    Aug 11, 2011

  • Afghan, coalition forces prevent mosque attack

    Aug 11, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces yesterday prevented a planned enemy explosion of a mosque in southern Afghanistan and killed a Taliban leader who led insurgent operations in the north, military officials reported.

  • 1-144 uses smoke to fight rust

    Aug 11, 2011

    U.S. Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 144th Field Artillery Regiment, California National Guard take part in a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 6, 2011. The exercise is to help the 1-144 FA prepare for hybrid threat operations. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Zachary A. Gardner, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Public Affairs Office / Released)

  • Letterkenny Army Depot Awarded Seventh Shingo Medallion

    Aug 11, 2011

    Colonel Cheri Provancha, Letterkenny Commander, informed the workforce on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 that the Aviation Ground Power Unit (AGPU) rebuild program was selected to receive the Shingo prize for Excellence in Manufacturing, Bronze Medallion.

  • Carson focuses on ‘bikeability’

    Aug 11, 2011

    According to Directorate of Emergency Services officials, more and more bikes are passing through the gates each day. Part of that popularity comes from the greater availability of bike lanes and trails throughout Colorado Springs that connect to Fort Carson’s network of trails. Cyclists from as far away as Monument can pedal into Fort Carson with only a few yards of road-sharing among conventional vehicle traffic.

  • Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Cadet Command

    Aug 11, 2011

  • Command Sergeant Major Centralized Selection List

    Aug 11, 2011

  • Service dog in training visits Fort McCoy, helps Soldiers readjust

    Aug 12, 2011

    FORT McCoy, Wis. -- Tag, a yellow Labrador service dog in training, and Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard met at Fort McCoy during the demobilization process for the Army Guardsmen returning from Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • MÖTLEY CRÜE, Poison rock sellout crowd at Fort McCoy

    Aug 15, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A sellout crowd of 11,000 fans packed into Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park Aug. 5 to witness the latest edition of the Army Concert Tour. It marked the 15th consecutive year McCoy has hosted a concert, with annual performances dating back to 1997.

  • Retired NCO receives Soldier’s Medal for fiery rescue

    Aug 11, 2011

    Soldiers do not have to enter a combat zone or even serve during wartime to do something heroic, as retired Sgt. 1st Class Scott Shigley proved 11 years ago. Shigley received the Army Commendation Medal for helping save the lives of civilians in a car accident on June 17, 2000, in Meade County, Ky., but his actions have been upgraded to the Soldier’s Medal.

  • Fort McCoy Patriot Warrior Riders offers mentorship, responsible riding environment to motorcyclists

    Aug 15, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The sound of roaring motorcycles of all makes and models filled the hot and humid air Aug. 2 as the Fort McCoy Patriot Warrior Riders (PWR) departed the Exchange parking lot for a motorcycle ride.

  • Flag ceremony marks start of new ILE class

    Aug 11, 2011

    Fort Leavenworth welcomed new Intermediate Level Education students to the Command and General Staff College Aug. 8, including those from partner nations. Each year, international military officers begin representing their home countries by carrying their flag and placing it alongside dozens from other nations. In all, 64 countries are represented in the 2012-01 ILE class.

  • Fitness, President’s Challenge come hand-in-hand

    Aug 11, 2011

    As the Directorate of Human Resources held their President’s Challenge Award ceremony in July, Third Infantry Division Civilians continue to work hard towards their fitness goal with the Civilian Fitness Challenge.

  • Fort McCoy Virtual Battle Space Simulation facility, scenarios benefit Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Soldiers can increase their understanding of the terrain and scenarios they will encounter during training or deployment and maximize their effectiveness by using the Virtual Battle Space Simulation (VBS2) facility at Fort McCoy.

  • 160,000 points earn DHR Civilians Gold Medal

    Aug 11, 2011

    With the Third Infantry Division’s command philosophy of teamwork in mind, the Fort Stewart’s Directorate of Human Resources team earned more than one million President’s Challenge points altogether. An award ceremony recognized DHR President Challenge participants for Bronze and Gold medals at the Soldier Service Center, July 21.

  • Final First Sergeant Course held at Fort McCoy

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Forty-five Soldiers " Reserve, National Guard and active duty " comprised the final First Sergeant Course at the Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy at Fort McCoy.

  • Military Teen Talk: Social status, who needs it?

    Aug 11, 2011

    Remember growing up you had a friend and it did not matter about where they lived, what they wore or even the color of their skin? Well, something happens around the time we approach middle school and all of that suddenly begins to change. But where does this come from? Is it because you are simply just trying to fit in, the influence of your parents or is the problem much deeper than that?

  • 87th CSSB Soldiers prepare for mission at home

    Aug 11, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, are slated to participate in U.S. Army North’s largest training exercise to date Aug. 17 - 28 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. In preparation for the upcoming Defense Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) Response Force mission.

  • Raider's Captain America gives back to local youth

    Aug 11, 2011

    When Capt. Dhyan Tarver was growing up, being in the military never crossed his mind. “I’d see Army commercials and I’d think, ‘Nope, not doing that,’ he said with a laugh. “I wanted to play professional football, the same things that most high school football players dream of.” Active in the drama department as well as the football and track teams at his school in San Antonio, Texas, Tarver was looking forward to attending a big college with a division one rating.

  • Barracks Life: Easy ways to make “going green” work in your favor

    Aug 11, 2011

    Growing up, my mother always told me, “turn the water off when you’re brushing your teeth,” and nagged, “make sure to turn off the lights when you’re done in a room!” Back then, I’d just roll my eyes and groan a bit, thinking she was just trying to make my life difficult. But surprise! Moms actually know what they’re talking about sometimes.

  • Civilian fitness program aims for 'whole health'

    Aug 12, 2011

    Being in shape and living a healthy lifestyle isn't just for Soldiers at Fort Rucker, Ala., according to the organizers of the civilian fitness program.

  • New task force to focus on renewable energy

    Aug 12, 2011

    A new Energy Initiatives Office Task Force will help the Army face challenges associated with rising fuel costs.

  • Club’s Super Sign-Up helps spouses connect

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Military spouses interested in making new friends, having fun and giving back to the community are invited to the Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club’s annual Super Sign-Up Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Landing.

  • 3rd ID honors 'Dog Face Soldiers' at Arlington ceremony

    Aug 11, 2011

    Medal of Honor recipient Robert D. Maxwell joined members of Outpost Europe's Society of the Third Infantry Division for the 67th Annual Commemorative Ceremony of Operation Dragoon, held Aug. 6, 2011, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

  • Safety top priority for new school year

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Local children have returned to school, as Fort Rucker Elementary School and Fort Rucker Primary School are already one week into the school year that began Aug. 4, and Enterprise, Daleville and Ozark schools started classes Tuesday.

  • Library preserves Army Aviation history

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER " From 1955 to 1995, the Aviators of Fort Rucker chronicled their story in the pages of the Army Aviation Digest.

  • Soldiers, Families bring kids to school for first day

    Aug 11, 2011

    While Aug. 4 marked the first day of school for many schools across Coastal Georgia, schools in Savannah has yet to begin. Once the calendar hits Aug. 22, Savannah schools would be ready to ring the bells and open the doors for students and parents alike for the new school year.

  • Lyster officials encourage immunization awareness

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- August is a time of transition for many in the Wiregrass region as children prepare to go back to school or go to college, and also as medical professionals prepare for flu season.

  • EFMP seeks to indentify, increase aid to special Families

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Active duty Families with special needs children don’t always get to participate in the same activities as other Families, but Fort Rucker’s Exceptional Family Member Program is looking to change that.

  • CG hosts ‘Music Under the Alabama Stars’

    Aug 11, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Although school starting signals that the end of summer is near, Families have an opportunity to gather for one more memory maker here Aug. 19.

  • Terry receives nomination for promotion, new assignment: Milley will serve as next division commande

    Aug 11, 2011

    President Barack Obama has nominated Maj. Gen. James L. Terry, 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum commander, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and a new assignment as commanding general of V Corps, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army.

  • Third Army conducts force-readiness exercise

    Aug 11, 2011

    Third Army servicemembers conducted a mass-casualty exercise to validate incident response and exercise reporting procedures here Aug. 6, 2011.

  • Secretary of the Army Announces Energy Initiatives Office Task Force

    Sep 7, 2011

    Secretary of the Army Announces Energy Initiatives Office Task Force during the GovEnergy conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The EIO Task Force will help the Army build resilience through renewable energy while streamlining our business practices so developers can invest in and build an economically viable, large-scale renewable energy infrastructure.

  • Therapy dogs help demobilize Soldiers

    Aug 11, 2011

    Four teams of registered therapy dogs and their handlers recently greeted demobilizing Soldiers returning from a 10-month tour in Afghanistan at Camp Atterbury, Ind.

  • Soldiers work with command to improve skills, learn mission

    Aug 11, 2011

    National Guard Soldiers learn while filling postions at SMDC

  • SMDC supports Army modernization experiment

    Aug 11, 2011

    SMDC helps with capability assessment in Fort Dix, N.J.

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