Archive: Sep 2011

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  • Oktoberfest celebrates German culture - Rucker style

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker residents get to experience German culture and heritage without having to leave post at the Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation ninth annual Oktoberfest Sept. 23, 4:30 p.m. at the post's Festival Fields.

  • Barracks Life: Soldiers living a life of sacrifice

    Sep 8, 2011

    Most Americans can tell you exactly where they were and precisely what they were doing when they heard the fateful news on Nov. 22, 1963 or on Jan. 28, 1986. These dates, respectively, mark the assassination of president John F. Kennedy and the disintegration of the space shuttle Challenger over the Atlantic Ocean and off the coast of central Florida.

  • EO, AAFES events honor Hispanic heritage

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Post Exchange and the Military Equal Opportunity Office host events in September and October in observance of national Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Military police aid accident victims

    Sep 8, 2011

    A screech and crash echoed through the air in Kirchheim, Germany last July, and Sgt. 1st Class Philip Huestis ran out of his mother-in-law's house toward the sound. He saw a motorcyclist lying motionless on the side street. As the first on the scene, he administered CPR on the wounded German man. There had been a tragic accident that led to the death of the young man. After colliding with a van, he lost control of his motorcycle and as he struggled to regain it, he drove head on into the stopped car of Jane Jackson, a licensed clinical social worker for the Heidelberg Medical Department Activity.

  • DPS urges caution when dealing with snakes

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- As the temperatures vary during the fall, snakes are more likely to have encounters with people in their search for food, water and shelter, according to Directorate of Public Safety officials.

  • Active duty Father, JROTC daughter both promoted during ceremony

    Sep 8, 2011

    Captain Angelo Valdebenito is no stranger to promotion ceremonies. Enlisting in the Army in 1993 as a private, continuing all the way to sergeant first class, and then receiving a direct selection to officer candidate school, he has seen it all. But his most recent promotion held a little more meaning than others.

  • "Long Knife" Soldiers complete their New Dawn mission in Iraq

    Sep 8, 2011

    After completing a year-long deployment to Iraq, Soldiers assigned to 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, cased their colors during a Transfer of Authority Ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Marez, Sept. 4. "Long Knife" troopers began their deployment to northern Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn on Sept. 1, 2010, and the transfer of authority to 4th AAB, 1st Armor Division, marks the formal completion of their mission.

  • Sept. 7, 2011 - Gen. Dempsey at Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Sep 8, 2011

    Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Change of Responsibility Ceremony on Sept. 7, 2011.

  • Physical fitness, the pregnant Soldier

    Sep 8, 2011

    The Army places great emphasis on Soldiers being physically and mentally fit and that is why there are programs put at in place to help Soldiers maintain the standards. One such program is the Pregnancy Post-Partum Physical Training.

  • Workshop provides essential lessons in airfield management

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Air Traffic Services Command hosted more than 20 Soldiers and civilians at the biannual contingency airfield management workshop last week, making it the third successful workshop since ATSCOM began efforts to train Aviators in airfield management after combat missions began in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Patient liaisons help military members navigate German health care system

    Sep 8, 2011

    As military clinics around Mannheim, Germany and surrounding areas begin to shut their doors, patients will need to turn to the local medical community for treatment. Those with specific needs that cannot be met in military facilities, or those whose wait times for appointments are too long, have long been referred to host nation providers.

  • Spartan Soldiers become Spartan pilots during UAV training

    Sep 8, 2011

    Soldiers from 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, take to the skies as combat Soldiers throughout the "Spartan" Brigade learn to enhance their war fighting capabilities during the brigade's unmanned aerial vehicle training.

  • Fort Rucker CG stands by Leading Change Team

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Change can be difficult, but it's necessary in order to continue pushing the installation into the future, according to Fort Rucker leadership.

  • Sept. 7, 2011 - Gen. Odierno at Change of Responsilibity Ceremony

    Sep 8, 2011

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army, speaks at his Change of Responsibility Ceremony on Sept. 7, 2011.

  • 3SB Soldiers provide comfort to community

    Sep 8, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, will spend the month of September giving back to the community by participating in Operation Providers Comfort, a brigade-wide clothing drive.

  • Contestants ready for round 2 of Operation Rising Star

    Sep 8, 2011

    The sing-off competition of Operation Rising Star, coordinated by Fort Stewart's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation specialist Shannon Williams, went for another round at Stewart's Rocky's Zone, Sept. 6. Marne Division Soldiers and Family Members compete for the grand prize of an all-expense paid, three-day professional recording studio experience in Hollywood, Calif. Of the 20 contestants who moved onto the next level of Operation Rising Star, just 10 will move onto next week's competition.

  • Cadet Command meets Fiscal 2011 officer-production mission

    Sep 14, 2011

    With nearly a month left in the fiscal year, U.S. Army Cadet Command has met its 2011 mission for commissioning new second lieutenants.

  • Commanders talk civilian reductions with Rucker, USAACE workforce

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The commanding general of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker and the post garrison commander met with hundreds of members of the workforce Sept. 1 in the post theater to discuss openly how the Army's plan to reduce its civilian workforce servicewide by more than 8,700 over the next year will affect people locally.

  • Military Teen Talk: Teen suicide is no joke

    Sep 8, 2011

    Studies show that four out of five teen suicide attempts have been preceded by clear warning signs, make sure you know them. Keep reading to learn what teen suicide warning signs to look for, including warning signs or indications of a suicide plan.

  • Post community remembers 9/11

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- When Mark Mallach, then a master sergeant stationed at Fort Jackson, drove to work on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, he was waved through the gate by Military Police without having his ID card checked, as was the custom at the time.

  • Army Field Band Soldiers provide instrument demonstrations for Maryland students

    Sep 8, 2011

    Soldiers from The United States Army Field Band teamed up with Maryland schools to offer instrumental demonstrations, Aug 30 through Sept. 1.

  • Army researchers support joint experiment to speed communications using open-source technology

    Sep 13, 2011

    U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force will fuse Army-developed web technologies in an attempt to achieve "dynamic airspace management" during a joint experiment this month.

  • Schools focus on patriotism for 9/11

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Many Americans will always remember where they were Sept.11, 2001, but there is a small part of the Fort Jackson community who will never know what life was like before that terrorist attack on home soil. Children at Fort Jackson's schools will rely on history lessons and recounted stories instead of their own memories on this 10th anniversary.

  • Crystal Clear: Spouse prepares for major transition

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the first time in six years, where I live -- and how we pay for it -- won't be taken care of by the Army. And when I make a phone call about health insurance, child care or, anything really, the person on the other line won't care about my sponsor's Social Security number. Because come this fall, I will no longer be a dependent; I'll just be a civilian.

  • Toning shoes give workouts a leg up

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Everywhere I look, women are wearing toning sneakers in hopes of a getting a great rear view. Can a sneaker really deliver a more sculpted lower body without weights, aerobic classes or the tried and true squat? Take a closer look at today's hottest fitness gear and see if you too should give toning sneakers a try.

  • Maude lectures to resume Tuesday

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The U.S. Army Adjutant General School will host a Maude Leadership Lecture, 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Solomon Center. The guest speaker will be Lt. Gen. David H. Huntoon, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.

  • In remembrance

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Friday, Fort Jackson will take time to remember first responders and service members who gave their lives in Sept. 11 rescue efforts during a wreath-laying ceremony at Post Headquarters.

  • Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Corbett, stops by Letterkenny Army Depot

    Sep 8, 2011

    COL Cheri Provancha, Commander, hosted Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Corbett, on a walkthrough of the Depot's Maintenance Facility's production line. The Governor's visit concluded with a windshield tour, in which the Commander updated him on the Depot's role in the community, workload status, certifications and labor hours in partnerships.

  • African Public Affairs Officers tour DoD's communication hub

    Sep 8, 2011

    Three Public Affairs Officers from both Tanzania and Mauritania were given a first-hand look at US public Affairs training and operations during a visit to the Fort Meade, Md. and Washington D.C. area Aug. 23-26.

  • Lessons learned from Exercise Atlas Drop '11 impacts relief aid in Africa

    Sep 8, 2011

    Lessons learned from Exercise Atlas Drop '11 impacts relief aid in Mogadishu, Somalia.

  • Rebuilding an ecosystem

    Sep 8, 2011

    Prescribed burns, or small, controlled fires set by professionals, take place each year on Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 12,000 acres of prairie -- to help heal the land, not hurt it.

  • Future prototype facility hopes to deliver speedy solutions

    Sep 8, 2011

    When it comes to developing a high-tech solution to a technical problem, the Army turns to its professional researchers, engineers and scientists at labs and research centers across the nation. But with Soldiers serving many time zones away, this is often a challenge -- especially when an immediate solution is needed.

  • Gimlet Team building exercise promotes leadership from within

    Oct 21, 2011

    WAIALUA, Hawaii -- A young Soldier stares up at the towering structure of wooden beams and steel cables. Tightening straps and tying ropes about his body as he pays close attention to the safety information the instructor is showing the group. His heart pumps and his adrenaline spikes as he begins to ascend the thirty foot high tower.

  • Deployed civilian writes poem to cope with stress

    Sep 7, 2011

    A deployed department of the army civilian wrote and shared a poem after a rock struck on of the maintenance areas he is responsible for.

  • Dempsey to move on as chairman of Joint Chiefs

    Sep 8, 2011

    As a new chief of staff of the Army prepares to run the largest of the services, the outgoing Gen. Martin E. Dempsey now prepares for his new role as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • New Army chief of staff warns of challenges

    Sep 8, 2011

    After assuming responsibility as the Army's 38th chief of staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno discussed challenges ranging from transnational terrorism to "uncertainty of the Arab Spring," to looming resource cuts, and he called for caution to avoid a hollowing of the force.

  • September is Emergency Preparedness Month

    Sep 7, 2011

    This September will mark the ten year anniversary of 9/11; we will remember those lost, honor our first responders, and renew our commitment to prepare and plan for emergencies. I am pleased to announce that Rock Island Arsenal is joining the Ready Campaign, founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness throughout all communities in the U.S., and taking an active role in helping Rock Island Arsenal prepare for emergencies.

  • Technology team forges new path in Afghanistan

    Sep 8, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- American Soldiers serving in Afghanistan face fresh challenges at every turn. But a team of Army technology and engineering experts is now making headway by turning those challenges into opportunities.

  • Responders remember 9/11 at Pentagon

    Sep 8, 2011

    The lesson of 9/11: "You can never be complacent," said Col. Franklin Childress, who gathered with a dozen or more first responders, survivors and witnesses to the terrorist attack at the Pentagon 10 years ago.

  • 9/11 anniversary: 'We will remember'

    Sep 8, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- This week, we will remember the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our nation. With those memories will come images, words and names. We will also remember the sequence of events and where we were as they unfolded.

  • 'Mighty' kids join parents for day at the office

    Sep 7, 2011

    Children of the "Mighty" 407th Army Field Support Brigade joined their parents for a day on the job at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Army Sustainment Command engages community leaders

    Sep 7, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command leaders and others from Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., regularly meet with community leaders to create and sustain a common vision.

  • Soldier's 'volun-cation' aids disabled campers

    Sep 7, 2011

    CW4 Serena Jordan, an Army Sustainment Command Soldier, spent her summer vacation in a kitchen, serving disabled campers.

  • 'Black Jack' engineers secure canal, build international relations

    Sep 7, 2011

    By the end of September, water will once again pour through miles of the Septia Canal, in and around the cities of Septia and Al Raga, Iraq, in part because Soldiers from the 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, provided security while the canal was repaired.

  • 'Lifeline' battalion prepares to transition three sustainment hubs in Iraq

    Sep 7, 2011

    Elements of 299th "Lifeline" Brigade Support Battalion are preparing to transition responsibility of, or close down, three hubs that currently provide sustainment to forces throughout the Baghdad area of operations.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's initial thoughts

    Sep 7, 2011

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno's initial thoughts

  • CSA's initial thoughts

    Sep 7, 2011

  • TF Phoenix Soldier delivers care packages to remote locations

    Sep 7, 2011

    Sgt. Paul Roberts, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter door gunner with Company B, 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, which is a Reserve unit serving with 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Phoenix, made it his personal mission to provide care packages for Soldiers located in these remote areas.

  • 412th CSB Supports USARNORTH in Hurricane Irene Recovery

    Sep 7, 2011

    On Aug. 27, elements of the 412th Contracting Support Brigade deployed in support of U.S. Army North operations in the areas affected by Hurricane Irene.

  • Female engagement team interacts with local citizens

    Sep 7, 2011

    Soldiers from the 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Female Engagement Team, along with members of the Afghan National Police, worked together to conduct a joint foot patrol through the bazaar in Qalat, Aug. 21, 2011.

  • Still Serving Veterans Helping Put Ex-Military To Work

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--More than 1 million veterans are unemployed.

  • Fire department leader cited for his expertise

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Acting fire chief recognized for seven months of service.

  • Faith Communities Unite In Memory Of Sept. 11

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They will come as strangers with their own stereotypes and preconceived notions, but will leave as one -- with a little bit more understanding, respect and honor for the person standing next to them.

  • Fox Army Health Center preps for retirees' day

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Less than a month away from Retiree Appreciation Day, the staff of Fox Army Health Center is hard at work planning a first class health fair for their retirees and their families.

  • Running 9.11K For The Red, White And Blue

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--They will take to the streets of Redstone Arsenal for the love of their country, and for those that lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Oktoberfest returns with 'oompah' Sept. 15-18

    Sep 7, 2011

    Let the good times -- and the beer barrels -- roll.

  • Community Joins In Song To Commemorate 9/11

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--When there are no words left to be said, music will fill the Tennessee Valley to honor those that lost their lives on Sept. 11, and those that remain to mourn them.

  • 59th nearly gone, but one of best remains

    Sep 7, 2011

    When the 59th Ordnance Brigade packed up their classrooms and moved the Ordnance Munitions and Electronics Maintenance School from Redstone Arsenal, they left one of their best assets behind.

  • Retired senior executive remembers Sept. 11th

    Sep 7, 2011

    On the afternoon of Monday, Sept. 10 2001, command of AMCOM changed from Maj. Gen. Al Sullivan to Maj. Gen. Larry Dodgen, with all the appropriate recognition and farewells for the Sullivans, as he retired and entered civilian life. And we began bringing a new commanding general on board and welcoming the Dodgens. Maj. Gen. Dodgen and Lesile were moving here from his tour in the Pentagon, settling into the CG's quarters and beginning to meet his staff, the Redstone and Huntsville community.

  • Center's Retiring Deputy Director Led by Example

    Sep 7, 2011

    He remembered attending World War II reunions with his father, who had parachuted into Normandy on D-Day. And he decided to follow in his dad's footsteps. "When I volunteered to join the Army, I asked to go to the Airborne and Ranger school and be assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division," John Oxford Jr. said. "The Army obliged. It has been gravy since then."

  • Teenage cancer survivor shares message of hope

    Sep 7, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- With every song she sings, Lindsey Jones shares her message of hope

  • Learning to attack from above at Schweinfurt

    Sep 7, 2011

    Over a stretch of 10 late-summer days in August and September, 240 Soldiers from across U.S. installations in Europe congregated at Schweinfurt's Pfaendhausen Training area -- a 6,000 acre parcel of woods nestled in the hills near Ledward Barracks that plays host to a variety of training exercises. They were there for the rigorous course to qualify for Air Assault, a combat style which demands that Soldiers rappel into combat from helicopters hovering high above the ground.

  • Beaufort native attains rank of Brigadier General

    Sep 7, 2011

    Col. Kaffia Jones, a Beaufort, S.C. native and California resident, is to be promoted to brigadier general during a ceremony Sept. 10 in Atlanta.

  • U.S. strength grows from ashes of terrorism attacks

    Aug 20, 2012

    Rising from the ashes of horrific destruction at the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, was an example of a desired Army attribute that is getting a lot of attention these days.

  • Fort A.P. Hill: Prepared for the worst

    Sep 30, 2011

    As the Commonwealth of Virginia braced for Hurricane Irene, Fort A.P. Hill became a safe haven for military evacuees. Fort A.P. Hill prepared barracks for more than 500 students from the Navy Training Support Center Hampton Roads who evacuated to the installation Aug. 26.

  • Task Force Thunder builds up COP Dash Towp to support force realignment

    Sep 7, 2011

    As part of a realignment of forces to effectively quell enemy activity, Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are transitioning to Combat Outpost Dash Towp.

  • Sergeant major recounts past 10 years at Fort Drum

    Sep 7, 2011

    Late one evening in December 2000, Sgt. 1st Class Carl A. Ashmead pulled off Interstate 81 and hunted the dark country roads for signs of civilization.

  • Suicide Prevention Month reminds us to ask for help

    Sep 7, 2011

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, and I know one of the most difficult things to do is to ask for help. I also know that even if a person will not ask for help, he or she will accept it.

  • CID seeks special agents

    Sep 7, 2011

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, is actively recruiting qualified Soldiers who are interested in pursuing a career as a federal law-enforcement officer.

  • Fort Drum officials encourage community to make voices heard

    Sep 7, 2011

    Post leadership is encouraging the community to attend the upcoming Fort Drum information town hall meeting, which will resume at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Commons.

  • Clergy reflect on spiritual resiliency at Fort Drum since 9/11

    Aug 20, 2012

    In life's storms, God is often viewed as a last resort, noted Chaplain (Col.) Thomas L. Dudley, Fort Drum installation chaplain. Trouble seems to be one of life's greatest compulsions for turning hearts heavenward.

  • Former Soldier recalls reporting to Fort Drum on Sept. 11

    Aug 20, 2012

    I was on my way to Fort Drum when I stopped for the night at a hotel between Cleveland, Ohio, and Erie, Pa. It was Sept 10, 2001, and my drive would total about 16 hours. I was driving from Kentucky, and my sign-in date at Fort Drum was supposed to be Sept. 11 -- I wanted to arrive in plenty of time to get signed in and find my way around.

  • Looking back: Fort Drum firefighter reflects on emergency response at ground zero

    Aug 20, 2012

    Americans sat glued to their television sets watching in horror as the 9/11 attacks unfolded before their eyes. That terrorist act affected people across the country, especially firefighters and police officers who watched their brothers in arms enter the burning World Trade Center twin towers that later crumbled to the ground.

  • Air Assault! Separating weak from strong

    Sep 7, 2011

    In an effort to distinguish themselves from their peers, nearly 300 Soldiers and Airmen laced up their boots, packed their gear and headed to Camp Robertson training grounds here in hopes of becoming air assault qualified.

  • Soldier saves friend from committing suicide

    Sep 7, 2011

    A concerned and perceptive Soldier credits suicide prevention training with helping her stop a fellow Soldier from killing himself.

  • Combined forces kill, detain several insurgents

    Sep 7, 2011

    Afghan and coalition forces killed four insurgents, detained six suspects and seized a weapons cache yesterday during separate operations in Regional Command East in Afghanistan, military officials reported.

  • Third Army, 3rd MDSC hosts community care fair

    Sep 7, 2011

    To help introduce available services to personnel stationed in Kuwait, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Service) leaders decided to hold an event to raise awareness.

  • Odierno assumes responsibility for Army

    Sep 8, 2011

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno was sworn in Wednesday morning as the Army's 38th chief of staff during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., near the Pentagon.

  • July 21, 2011 -- Senate Armed Services Committee holds confirmation hearing on nominations

    Sep 8, 2011

    Senate Armed Services Committee holds confirmation hearing on three military nominations--Navy Adm. James Winnefeld to be Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno to be Army Chief of Staff and Air Force Gen. William Fraser III to be U.S. Transportation Command Commander.

  • Greatest Generation Witnesses Wolfhounds Change of Command

    Oct 25, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A warm tropical breeze greeted the many onlookers out to witness a time honored tradition in any military organization; the changing of command. With one notable exception. The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, "Wolfhounds," were joined by veterans of World War II from the Greatest Generation Foundation witnessed the passing of the mantle of leadership from Lt. Col. Donald Brown to Lt. Col. Todd Fox, Sept. 1. here. The Greatest Generations Foundation is an organization that is focused on honoring veterans and educating generations young and old about the extraordinary history of wartime sacrifice and its noble accomplishments

  • Ground broken for 2 new schools for military families in Korea

    Sep 12, 2011

    U.S. and Korean leaders participated in a historic groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction for an elementary and high school at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Sept. 2, 2011.

  • The Historic Transformation of America's Tank Division

    Sep 6, 2011

    The 1st Armored Division's move from Germany to Fort Bliss

  • Two female acquisition officers to get second star

    Sep 6, 2011

    Two female general officers have been tapped for promotion to the rank of major general by virtue of their many accomplishments, dedication to Soldiers and commitment to Army excellence.

  • Big Red One Soldier recalls serving as New York firefighter on Sept. 11

    Aug 20, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Peter Rosie, an infantryman with the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 4th Cavalry, was a paramedic with the New York Fire Department Sept. 11, 2001, when the U.S. was attacked by terrorists.

  • Life in a bag

    Sep 6, 2011

    Big Red One Soldier keeps suitcase packed, ready for anything.

  • Honor Guard Soldier

    Sep 6, 2011

    Old Guard Soldiers prepare for several missions and ceremonies. Here is a look of a Honor Guard Soldier's unique perspective of The Old Guard's sacred duties.

  • Army Suicide Prevention Month: Watching Out for Each Other

    Sep 6, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO -- When I talk with garrison professionals who work in suicide prevention, they all have stories about the person who really made them realize the importance of what they do.

  • Odierno speaks with Iraqi forces

    Sep 6, 2011

  • Gen. Odierno in Chicago 2011 Memorial Day parade

    Sep 6, 2011

  • National Guard helps Vermont recover after hurricane

    Sep 30, 2011

    The National Guard is contributing manpower, equipment and capabilities to help Vermonters in one of Irene's worst-hit states.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show to bid farewell to Washington's Warner Theatre

    Sep 16, 2011

  • Fort Carson finalizes conservation easement

    Sep 6, 2011

    Fort Carson officials finalized last week the conservation easements on 7,045 acres of land bordering the installation's southern and southeastern boundaries. This completes a nine year process to develop conservation easements on 22,292 acres of land from the Walker family through the Army's Compatible Use Buffer Program. The acquisition process was accomplished by The Nature Conservancy, Fort Carson's ACUB partner.

  • Exercise Steppe Eagle

    Sep 6, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army/ ARCENT Commanding General, takes part in Exercise Steppe Eagle 2011 in Kazhkstan.

  • ALC Facebook page is the place for info

    Sep 6, 2011

    The Adelphi Lab Center Facebook Page is now live - and it's the primary source of information about the U.S. Army Garrison Adelphi Laboratory Center.

  • A survivor's pitch

    Sep 9, 2011

    HOOVER, Ala. -- Standing on the pitcher's mound, nervously looking at the crowd, a Soldier from the 314th Public Affairs Operation Center in Birmingham, Ala., gathers herself as she prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to a baseball game between the Birmingham Barons and the Montgomery Biscuits at Regions Field.

  • Signal Soldiers connect 200th MPC to Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    Sep 6, 2011

    CAMP WALKER, DAEGU, Republic of Korea -- Always expect the unexpected and assume nothing ever goes according to plan. For the 200th Military Police Command's communication specialists, ensuring multiple command teams here and at Fort Meade, Md., were connected was a challenge faced head-on during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2011.

  • Nurse recalls 'something terrible' on 9/11

    Aug 20, 2012

    Former Pentagon nurse reflects on 10th anniversary of attack.

  • Reserve Chaplain bridges gap during UFG

    Jan 3, 2012

    CAMP WALKER, DAEGU, Republic of Korea -- Army Chaplains spend their days offering advice to Soldiers and are the spiritual advisors for commanders; during Ulchi Freedom Guardian one Reserve chaplain took on a much different role. When the commanding general of the 200th Military Police Command needed to communicate his thoughts and intent with his Republic of Korea counterparts, he looked toward Chaplain (Capt.) Barnabas Kim.

  • Fallen 1st Inf. Div. Soldier's Wife Keeps Memory Alive

    Sep 6, 2011

    1st Infantry Division Gold Star spouse Vickie Hoffman recalls memories of her husband Sgt. 1st Class James 'Jim' Hoffman who was killed in 2004 while serving in Iraq with the 1st Infantry Division.

  • Young scientists have fun, tackle problems during robotics summer camp

    Sep 7, 2011

    With summer vacation nearing its conclusion, 40 young scientists were hard at work just down the hall from the "Warrior-Technology-Strasse" sign, putting their math, computer and engineering skills to the test.

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