Archive: Sep 2011

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  • 58 employees retire in two September ceremonies

    Sep 29, 2011

    Anniston Army Depot held consolidated retirement ceremonies on Sept. 22 and Sept. 27 in which 58 employees, representing 1,819 years of federal service received their retirement certificates.

  • 201st MI Battallion volunteers aid Bastrop after wildfires

    Sep 30, 2011

    Bravo Company "Broadswords" of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion volunteered at Bastrop Emergency Management Center donation and distribution locations in Bastrop, Texas, Sept. 14 after wildfires devastated the community.

  • Pine Bluff Arsenal: the M40 mask production

    Oct 4, 2011

    PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Optimizing production at a premium cost is the standard not the exception in the Directorate of Chemical and Biological Defense with the development of the M40 mask.

  • Gen. Cone speaks on the challenge of change

    Sep 29, 2011

    As a 20-year-old cadet at West Point, Bob Cone stood in front of a group of senior officers and faculty, his already ruddy complexion turning red.

  • Belgians honor American WWII liberators

    Oct 25, 2011

    More than 300 Belgians adopted the graves of American war veterans, many of them V Corps Soldiers, buried at the two U.S. military cemeteries here in a ceremony held Sept. 22, 2011.

  • Project Spotlight: Vineland Floodplain Remediation and Wetland Restoration

    Oct 3, 2011

  • Big heart guides mechanic down road to success

    Sep 29, 2011

    As a young boy growing up in rural Georgia Spc. Nicholas Duke would watch his father all night outside helping neighbors fix their cars and trucks, knowing that his father would have an early morning of work. If there was still work to be done on the vehicle Duke's father would be out there the next evening. Duke said as a child he saw the selflessness of his father and decided to be the person who would always help those around him.

  • Local Army 10-Miler team ready for D.C.

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- With only two more weeks to prepare for the Army 10-Miler run in Washington, D.C., Fort Rucker's team is well prepared, according to its coach and members.

  • School events teach liberty, citizenship

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker Elementary School observed Constitution Day and Citizenship Day last week with events aimed at teaching good citizenship to students.

  • Snakes: The good, the bad and the pygmy

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Alabama is home to a variety of snake species, according to Game and Wildlife officials here. Most are non-venomous, but there are some that carry powerful toxins.

  • October events aim to prevent domestic violence

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- During October, the Fort Rucker Family Advocacy Program will host multiple events in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, starting with a proclamation signing Monday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon in the lobby of Bldg. 5700.

  • Post looks to clean up this fall

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- It's that time again, and units, offices, Soldiers and civilians are gearing up to take on the fall cleanup project on post, according to garrison and Directorate of Public Works officials.

  • Firefighters, Family members put skills to the test

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Fort Rucker emergency responders showcased their skills at the Fort Rucker Directorate of Public Safety Fire and Emergency Services Division's quarterly skills challenge Sept. 24 at the post firefighter training grounds.

  • Enterprise City Schools receives DOD grant

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Officials from Enterprise City Schools, Daleville City Schools and Fort Rucker announced to the public Sept. 22 that the Department of Defense awarded the school systems sizeable grants.

  • CFC kicks off 50th year of caring

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign began its 50th year Sept. 21 with an agency fair and keynote address by Russ Dunman, Executive Director of the River Region United Way.

  • Retired Officer receives Legion of Merit Award -- 40 years later

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2011)-- Well-wishers gathered for the latest NCO induction ceremony were treated to extra pomp and circumstance at the Regimental Club Friday.

  • ASAP promotes prevention

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker Army Substance Abuse Program aimed to educate the community on identifying and preventing suicide among Soldiers, Family members and civilian employees during an event Sept. 26 at the post theater.

  • Second Chance Prom a 'Resounding Success'

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2011) -- "It was a magical and elegant evening," said Viktoria Green, CASCOM Family Readiness Group leader, as she described the recent Second-Chance Prom hosted by her organization.

  • Fort Lee celebrates Retiree Appreciation Day

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2011) -- Fort Lee flung open the doors of Faughn Hall and welcomed more than 200 retired military members to the annual Retiree Appreciation Day Saturday.

  • Fort Leonard Wood gives heartfelt farewell, welcomes new commanding general

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood held a change-of-command ceremony, Sept. 23, 2011, at Gammon Field, here. Lt. Gen. John E. Sterling, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, deputy commanding general and chief of staff, presided over the ceremony as Maj. Gen. David E. Quantock passed command responsibilities to Brig. Gen. Mark W. Yenter.

  • Fort Lee ACS readies for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Sep 29, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 29, 2011) -- Each October, communities across the nation observe National Domestic Violence Awareness Month - but the work of advocates is never ending.

  • Soldiers learn essential combat skills during Air Assault School

    Oct 3, 2011

    Air Assault School is widely known as a tough course and, by design, it weeds out those who don't meet the requirements. The road marches, obstacle courses, sling-load operations and rappelling are physically and emotionally demanding; however, probably the most important task the Soldiers must master during the two-week course is attention to detail.

  • Polar Bears bring out Shanghai Bowl during battalion formal

    Sep 29, 2011

    The 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry "Polar Bears" held their first formal ball since 2007 on Sept. 15 at the Commons.

  • Health and Safety Fair showcases resources

    Sep 29, 2011

    Curious crowds thronged the Hohenfels Community Activities Center to explore the wide variety of services available to them on post as presented at the 2011 Community Health and Safety Fair, Sept. 16.

  • Adopted pet became treasured friend

    Sep 29, 2011

    I was shocked how deeply it hurt me. But I guess losing a relationship after nine years will do that to you.

  • Fort Drum hosts first-ever type training

    Sep 29, 2011

    While convoys and live-fire exercises are nothing out of the ordinary for Fort Drum, a training opportunity on post Thursday brought airmen, Marines and Soldiers together for a first-ever collaborative exercise.

  • Suicide prevention a combined effort

    Sep 29, 2011

    Every year the Army observes National Suicide Prevention Week. This year, the Army extended the one-week observance to last the entire month to emphasize its commitment to the health, safety and well-being of Soldiers.

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month tri-signed letter

    Sep 29, 2011

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month tri-signed letter

  • Operation Rising Star: Vocalist stays in box to win crown

    Sep 29, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Going first was the most challenging part of the competition for this year's Operation Rising Star winner. But placing first exceeded her expectations for an answer to her simple prayer "God just let me place."

  • Pond guards train to secure U.S. military communities

    Sep 29, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Though the security officers at the front gates are not wearing green, residents can be assured that their training meets the highest standards to keep the community secure.

  • 7th CSC shares knowledge with Romanian and German soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Soldiers of the 7th Civil Support Command conducted a combined partnership event with Soldiers from the Romanian and German armies who came to share their skills and knowledge with the 361st Civil Affairs Brigade and experience firsthand how to qualify on U.S. weapon systems here at Daenner Kaserne, here Sept. 14.

  • Scientists bring energy solutions to the desert

    Sep 29, 2011

    How to heat and cool in the desert without attempting to heat and cool the desert itself is a question that has to be answered when planning and building camps and operating bases in Afghanistan. The easy answer is generators and then more generators.

  • Radio LAR helps Italians communicate

    Sep 29, 2011

    McLaughlin, a radio logistics assistance representative with the Logistics Support Element at Shindand Airfield, part of the Army Field Support Battalion--Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, assisted the Italian Soldiers stationed there with the radios in the tactical vehicles the Americans provided them.

  • Mine rollers saves lives

    Sep 29, 2011

    Bacon helps coalition forces in Afghanistan install mine rollers on the front of tactical vehicles. He has traveled across the country providing support to Soldiers and assisting with the installations of the mine rollers.

  • You can't take that home from here -- US Customs training at 401st AFSB

    Oct 3, 2011

    United States Customs inspectors came to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade loaded with guns, knives, furs and brass knuckles for a training session.

  • Live performance emphasizes postwar struggles to 21st TSC Soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Soldiers from the Kaiserslautern Military Community received a unique presentation from a group of actors who performed scenarios centered around the postwar struggles of service members returning home from war and the effect they have on families at the Chapel on Daenner Kaserne, here Sept. 21.

  • First Army shapes full-spectrum simulation exercise

    Sep 29, 2011

    More than 350 Soldiers from the Kansas Army National Guard's 35th Infantry Division headquarters participated in a newly-developed seven-day full-spectrum simulations exercise Sept. 20-26.

  • NCO of the Year recieves Patriot Award

    Sep 28, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Andrew B. Brown recieved the Patriot Award from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association.

  • Quantock takes over as provost marshal general

    Sep 28, 2011

    Maj. Gen. David E. Quantock has assumed responsibility as the provost marshal general of the Army and as commander of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID.

  • TRADOC receives Army knowledge management award

    Sep 28, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Susan Lawrence, Army Chief Information Officer/G-6, presented a level-three knowledge management award to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's chief knowledge officer, or CKO, during the LandWarNet 2011 conference held recently in Tampa, Fla.

  • Cadets pursue German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    Sep 28, 2011

    More than 900 cadets spent a portion of their day outside Gillis Field House Sept. 24 completing a series of events needed to earn the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge. Earning this badge requires a demonstration of proficiency in several military and athletic skills events. The cadets of 4th Regiment organized the daylong event to qualify participants in several of these, to include the 200-meter freestyle swim, shot put, long jump and 100-meter sprint. Inside the Tronsrue Marksmanship Center, the Combat Weapons Team conducted training and provided safety briefings before cadets had to engage three targets with five rounds at 25 meters.

  • Family of the Year nominations due

    Sep 28, 2011

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- The post is now accepting nominations for the Family of the Year. According to Laurie Batule, Army Volunteer Corps coordinator, Fort Sill is looking for families who contribute to the growth of their community and instill a sense of teamwork as they nurture and strengthen their family.

  • Hispanic Heritage event has attendees dancing in the aisles

    Sep 28, 2011

    Usually celebrated at an outdoor venue, the West Point annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration was held at Robinson Auditorium Sept. 23 instead of Trophy Point due to persistent rain. More than 200 cadets, staff and faculty and members of the West Point and Highland Falls community gathered to celebrate the annual observance, which lasts through Oct. 15.

  • Chaplains discuss reintegration programs before Soldiers head home

    Sep 29, 2011

    A seminar in Iraq focused on how chaplains can better prepare and help Soldiers adjust and return to their families in the states.

  • Two Picatinny Gun Technicians Support Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Sep 28, 2011

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Two technicians with the Guns Division of Picatinny's detachment of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Md., recently provided last minute support to the latest Medal of Honor presentation ceremony by fulfilling a rather unusual request. Ron Hoehn and Rich Moore, are accustomed to meeting immediate support requests to repair gun systems however, on the evening of Sept. 15, they received a special request from the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. They needed immediate support to fix one of their ceremonial Mk11 cannons.

  • Maj. Gen. David E. Quantock Assumes Responsibility as the Provost Marshal General of the Army, Take

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BELVOIR, VA, September 28, 2011 -- During a formal ceremony today at Fort Belvoir's Long Parade Field, Maj. Gen. David E. Quantock assumed responsibility as the Provost Marshal General of the U.S. Army and took command of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID.

  • West Point Cadet spends weekends volunteering as EMT

    Sep 30, 2011

    As if West Point cadets don't have enough to do with academics, athletics and military training, Class of 2014 Cadet Kendrick Ladd volunteers on weekends with the Town of Highlands Ambulance Corps.

  • Record number of West Point cadets run Tunnel to Towers

    Aug 20, 2012

    Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the Tunnel to Towers Run, which this year saw nearly 30,000 runners and walkers including 1,800 cadets and 80 runners from the United States Military Academy Preparatory School.

  • Meeting neighbors

    Sep 28, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Richard P. Formica greets Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody

  • Preserving the Army's most valuable resource--its people

    Sep 28, 2011

    FALL CHURCH, Va. (Sept. 28, 2011)--September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. The Army however, promotes Suicide Prevention Awareness--not only in September--but throughout the year to enhance resiliency in our Soldiers, Families and Army Civilians and providing education and tools necessary to recognize and reduce the high risk behaviors related to suicides and accidental death. "Army Medicine has an integral role in keeping the Army strong," said Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, the Army Surgeon General and US Army Medical Commander. "We do this by meeting the health needs of our Warriors and their Families from battlefield injuries and illness to preventive health."

  • Fort Jackson event links employers, job seekers

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Looking for a job can be a daunting and disappointing experience. Even after sending out numerous resumes, job seekers may not receive a single invitation for an interview.

  • Jackson Idol: EFMP/CYSS talent show set for Friday

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson children will step into the spotlight Friday at the second annual Exceptional Family Member Program talent and fashion show 6 p.m. at the Joe E. Mann Center.

  • Security office promotes awareness

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- If you haven't had to get a background check recently, or have one updated, it is very likely that you have never had to venture inside the Installation Security Office, a small building that sits catty-corner from Post Headquarters.

  • 'Victory thru nutrition': Annual Food Expo to provide a healthy taste of Fort Jackson

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- For the sixth straight year, the Fort Jackson community will get a taste of the Army -- literally -- at the Fort Jackson Food Expo. About 40 vendors are scheduled to offer free samples of their food at the expo, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday at the NCO Club.

  • 12 NATO nations join Guard for 'Bold Quest'

    Sep 28, 2011

    Indiana National Guard Soldiers, along with 700 foreign troops, took part in Bold Quest 2011, a multinational exercise at Camp Atterbury Training Center Sept. 8-23.

  • Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - September 2011

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) will safely destroy 523 tons of chemical agent in rockets and artillery projectiles stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, Kentucky. The technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Blue Grass chemical stockpile is neutralization followed by Super Critical Water Oxidation (SCWO). The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Kentucky and Colorado. The Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass Team, a joint venture of Bechtel National, Inc. and Parsons Infrastructure and Technology Group, along with teaming partners Washington Demilitarization Company, Battelle Memorial Institute, General Atomics and General Physics, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close BGCAPP.

  • Sept. 27, 2011 - Secretary of the Army remarks at portrait unveiling for Gen. (Ret.) George Casey

    Dec 7, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh hosts a ceremony to unveil the portrait of the 36th Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. (Ret.) George W. Casey, Jr., at the Pentagon Sept. 27, 2011.

  • Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant - Construction Photos - September 2011

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The Program Manager, Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA), headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland is responsible for managing all aspects of the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpiles in both Colorado and Kentucky. The Bechtel Pueblo Team, a partnership of Bechtel National, Inc.; Washington Demilitarization Company/URS; Parsons; and Battelle Memorial Institute, is the systems contractor selected to design, build, systemize, pilot test, operate and close PCAPP.

  • RRAD supervisor experiences earthquake, hurricane in one week

    Sep 28, 2011

    During a training course in Ft. Belvoir, Va., depot employee Charles Martin experiences two very different events.

  • Air-Ground Integration Training: Paratroopers train for any contingency

    Sep 28, 2011

    Forward observers assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division's C Co., 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, and truck drivers from the battalion's Forward Support Company, E Co., 407th Brigade Support Battalion, directed the aircraft to fire on an objective during an air-ground integration training exercise in Fallujah, Iraq, Sept. 24. This training familiarized the drivers with talking to the aircraft in case they have to call for fire to protect themselves on one of their many logistical convoys in the Anbar Province.

  • Mission complete: RRAD bridge pilot program great success

    Sep 28, 2011

    Pilot program for Improved Ribbon Bridges ends successfully.

  • Army's new approach to communications security produces efficiencies

    Sep 29, 2011

    Army units may no longer have to purchase their own equipment to secure and encrypt data on the service's tactical network under a new effort to streamline the procurement and distribution of such devices.

  • Two RRAD members advance to LEAP semifinals

    Sep 28, 2011

    Two advance to semifinals in the Department of the Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award Program.

  • Students delve into science, investigate Army technology

    Sep 30, 2011

    Eight Army organizations from Aberdeen Proving Ground's Edgewood Area hosted the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Educational Outreach Day Sept. 23, 2011.

  • Speed enforcement increases on post

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Directorate of Emergency Services' primary objective is to enhance the safety and welfare of the Soldiers and families who comprise the Fort Benning military community.

  • Fort Campbell holds full-scale terror simulation

    Sep 30, 2011

    While Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month may be over, first responders from Fort Campbell and surrounding communities proved Sept. 21, 2011, that the lessons learned in August would be put to good use in the event of the unthinkable.

  • World War II vets lay wreath

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - About 90 veterans from The Battle of the Bulge descended on Columbus and Fort Benning last week for their annual reunion.

  • Doughboys play first of five Sunday

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Fort Benning Doughboys will take the field Sunday to play NCAA Division III LaGrange College, the first of a five game fall schedule.

  • Warrior Training Center adds tank instruction

    Oct 3, 2011

    The Warrior Training Center at Fort Benning, Ga., has gotten into the tank business.

  • 'Coach K' gives Soldiers pep talk

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Officers and NCOs in various courses across Fort Benning heard Thursday from a college basketball legend.

  • AEWE brings 4G smartphone technology to virtual battlefield

    Sep 30, 2011

    The same technology that powers high speed commercial cellular networks will be driving the voice, video and mission command capabilities for Spiral G during the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment from Oct. 17 to Nov. 4, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • 101st Soldiers to join ranks with first EIB recipient

    Sep 28, 2011

    Since 1943, the Expert Infantry Badge has been awarded to the most refined Infantrymen but the test itself has undergone many changes. Currently, the EIB is on its 20th revision and Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, are the first in the division to participate under its new standards since its last revamp in 2009.

  • Headquarters building named for Medal of Honor recipients

    Sep 28, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - More than 500 people gathered Friday to witness the dedication of the Maneuver Center of Excellence's new headquarters. McGinnis-Wickam Hall was named in honor of Spc. Ross McGinnis and Cpl. Jerry Wickam, Medal of Honor recipients representing the Infantry and Armor branches, respectively.

  • RRAD Fire Dept. wins DoD award

    Sep 28, 2011

    The Directorate for Emergency Services' Fire and Emergency Division recently received the 2010 Department of Defense Fire Prevention Program of the Year.

  • Darnall behavioral health makes a difference in Soldiers' lives

    Sep 28, 2011

    --"We do make a difference in their lives," said Lt. Col Sharette Gray, chief of behavioral health at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, referring to the more than 600 patients a day coming to the various Behavioral Health treatment clinics.

  • 21st TSC's 42nd Clearance Co. and German Infantry learn together

    Sep 28, 2011

    Ensuring routes were safe for battlefield maneuvers was the primary mission for Soldiers of the 42nd Clearance Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Eng. Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, during a partnership training event with the German Bundeswehr's 441st Mechanized Infantry Bn., here Sept. 13-19.

  • Fort Lee set to host 2011 Best Warrior

    Sep 30, 2011

    The annual competition that showcases the skills, personal strength and commitment of the U.S. Army Soldier will make its 10th start here next week.

  • Gen. George W. Casey portait unveiling

    Sep 28, 2011

    Former Chief of Staff of the Army retired Gen. George W. Casey's portrait was unveiled at the Pentagon Sept. 27, 2011.

  • Harbormaster Command and Control Center

    Sep 28, 2011

  • 16th Sust. Bde. executes Command Post Exercise

    Sep 28, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Rapidly developing events require Soldiers to make quick decisions. To make good decisions require timely and accurate information. However, ensuring a good flow of information within a U.S. Army unit is one of the most challenging aspects for any organization.

  • Third Army helps service members get their 'fur fix'

    Sep 29, 2011

    After the recent death of a Soldier from rabies, many commands are reminding deployed service members to stay away from stray animals on and off post.

  • Soldiers in Afghanistan christen new place of worship

    Sep 28, 2011

    CAMP MARMAL, Afghanistan -- Soldiers and civilians at Camp Marmal came together for the dedication ceremony of the new Camp Marmal Chapel Sept. 25.

  • Army awards $12.5 million contract to Watervliet

    Sep 29, 2011

    Army selects the Arsenal to manufacture more than 60 howitzer tubes and subassemblies for the Army's lightweight 155mm howitzer, the M777.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Lowell P. Seitz

    Sep 28, 2011

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. Lowell P. Seitz

  • U.S. Army Alaska focuses on resilience

    Sep 27, 2011

    U.S. Army Alaska leaders take stock of a campaign to build resilience among its Soldiers, families and communities.

  • Engineer brigade stands up in Alaska

    Oct 18, 2011

    The colors of the 2nd Engineer Brigade were uncased for the first time in 56 years Sept. 21 in Alaska.

  • Casey portrait unveiled at Pentagon

    Sep 28, 2011

    Former Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., now retired, is back at the Pentagon on a more permanent basis -- at least his portrait is.

  • Army's top NCO visits Alaska Soldiers

    Sep 29, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited the Soldiers and families of U.S. Army Alaska Sept. 22, 2011, to talk about proposed policy changes and to answer questions on a variety of topics ranging from retirement, a drawdown of Army personnel and what the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

  • Army completes BRAC 2005 on time

    Sep 28, 2011

    The relocation of 11 commands and constuction of 18 new buildings at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., was part of an Army-wide BRAC program that affected more than 50 installations and 270,000 people.

  • Read-aloud DVDs help families ease deployment stress

    Sep 27, 2011

    'United Though Reading' lets deployed Soldiers read bedtime stories to their children via DVD.

  • San Antonio softball stars shine at Armed Forces Championships

    Sep 27, 2011

  • NOAA's National Weather Service Recognizes Rock Island Arsenal as StormReady

    Sep 27, 2011

    In a ceremony held Sept. 21, officials from NOAA's National Weather Service recognized the Rock Island Arsenal for meeting rigorous guidelines necessary to earn the distinction of being StormReady. The Rock Island Arsenal is the 22nd military location, and the 1795th community in the U.S. to be recognized as StormReady.

  • DMC hosts Lead Materiel Integrator working group

    Sep 27, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command's Distribution Management Center, hosted a working group Sept. 20-22, focusing on the command's newest capability: Lead Materiel Integrator

  • Resource Management recycling its past

    Sep 27, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command's G8 Resource Management Division is recycling the past in order to keep up with modern technology.

  • ASC officer participates in Hispanic heritage celebration

    Sep 27, 2011

    Col. Richard Dix, Army Sustainment Command chief of staff, represented the command at a National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration event in Rock Island, Ill., Sept. 23.

  • New mobile-ready guide for medical recording released

    Sep 29, 2011

    A new interactive guide to aid deployed medics, nurses and commanders in recording medical information is now available on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices, according to the Combined Arms Center-Training.

  • WWII couple's service remembered

    Oct 25, 2011

    When World War II Army Sgt. George H. Geffken was laid to rest Sept. 22, 2011, receiving the flag was his wife of 67 years who had graced a WAC recruiting poster during the war.

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade hosts Chief of Transportation, conducts JLOTS Fall Trident

    Sep 27, 2011

  • New spouse club name reflects new environment

    Sep 27, 2011

  • Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2011

    Sep 27, 2011

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