Archive: Sep 2011

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  • Fort Drum ranges aid in joint training

    Sep 22, 2011

    People living in the North Country are aware of the military training that takes place on Fort Drum. However, many may not know that hidden deep in the woods of Jefferson County lies one of the military's largest ranges on the East Coast. The tri-county marker for Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence serves as the gateway to one of Fort Drum's northern-most ranges -- Range 48.

  • ORD celebrates new campus, lost comrades

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT LEE, Va. (Sept. 22, 2011) -- In one of the largest ceremonies marking the ever-changing landscape of Fort Lee, Col. (P) Clark W. LeMasters Jr., chief of Ordnance and Commandant of the Ordnance School, led the Ordnance Corps, past, present and future, through the final chapter of its new beginning here.

  • Marne community receives suicide, first aid training

    Sep 26, 2011

    First line active-duty supervisors and unit responders took part in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Sept. 15-16, 2011, to help learn how to break the cycle of suicides in our community.

  • Camp Darby's Olympics draws out best

    Sep 22, 2011

    It was a test of physical strength, mental prowess and a chance win bragging rights and a shiny trophy for the next year. When Soldiers from Camp Darby's Army units lined up against the Airmen of 731 Munitions Squadron during the 3rd Annual Camp Darby Olympics on Sept. 16, Army commander Lt. Col. Kevin Bigelman urged his team on with "the Army team always dominates the battlefield" while the Air Force Commander Maj. Steven Clark "bribed" the opposing team with an open invitation to the Air Forces end of month party.

  • Fort Stewart kicks off CFC, helps those in need

    Sep 22, 2011

    Fort Stewart kicked off the Combined Federal Campaign, Sept. 20 at Club Stewart to help those with the greatest need locally and around the world. Volunteers and potential donors listened intently to Third Infantry Division leadership on the significance of supporting CFC which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

  • ASA (ALT), AMC leaders visit 402nd AFSB in Southwest Asia

    Sep 22, 2011

    Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, and Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general, Army Materiel Command, visited several facilities within the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade footprint in Southwest Asia.

  • Four Corners personnel assist units departing Iraq

    Sep 26, 2011

    The Four Corners site in Kuwait stands ready 24 hours a day to expedite the responsible redeployment, repositioning and reposturing of equipment and troops leaving Iraq due to the presidential directive.

  • Army technology leader inspires engineers

    Nov 17, 2011

    MONTEREY, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2011) -- Engineers have to change how they think and challenge every assumption if they want to develop the best equipment for America's fighting men and women, said Maj. Gen. Nick Justice at the Naval Postgraduate School System Engineering Lessons Learned Conference yesterday.

  • Chaplains build crosscultural bridges at Natural Fire 2011 in Zanzibar

    Sep 27, 2011

    For the bilateral, multinational Natural Fire 11 exercise in Zanzibar, Tanzania, Ambassador Alfonso Lenhart, U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, knows the importance of religious leaders in this region of Africa, so as part of the State Department's effort to reach out to the local community and establish contacts, the U.S. Embassy requested the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa employ a U.S. Army imam, an Islamic religious leader, to be part of the Natural Fire exercise. Enter Chaplain (Maj.) Dawud Agbere of U.S. Army Central.

  • Conference of European Armies highlights success of longtime alliances, new partnerships

    Sep 22, 2011

    Senior land forces commanders from across Europe wrapped up three days of discussion of military partnerships and security cooperation as the U.S. Army Europe-led Conference of European Armies came to a close Sept. 21, 2011.

  • Doing it better, faster is the constant for the Afghanistan Engineer District-South's information te

    Sep 22, 2011

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan--Keeping a district headquarters wired tight to 14 forward operating bases in the harsh environment of Afghanistan is a big challenge. Especially when your customers are Americans accustomed to seamless information technology. To meet these challenges, the information technology section at the Afghanistan Engineer District-South is always be on the lookout for improved equipment and processes.

  • Sustainment Soldiers practice supporting 'fast, furious' light infantry

    Sep 22, 2011

    Light infantry troops are like little birds. They get up into the highest mountains, and they say, "Feed me, feed me," according to one sustainment officer in the 82nd Airborne Division involved in supply-by-air training here Sept. 6-11, 2011.

  • 25 Fort Bliss captains graduate the Captains Career Course Common Core

    Sep 21, 2011

    25 Army Officers graduate from the Fort Bliss Captains Career Course Common Core Proof of Principle (Common Core PoP) class at Hinnman Hall, Thursday, Sept. 15.

  • Arizona Guard embarks on resiliency training

    Sep 22, 2011

    The Arizona National Guard is establishing a new standard for its personnel in response to the stresses and strains on service members and their families as a result of serving a nation that has been involved in overseas conflicts for almost a decade.

  • Medical unit in Iraq holds blood screenings as part of emergency preparedness

    Sep 22, 2011

    The 47th Combat Support Hospital, along with Soldiers from the 282nd Field Artillery, 1st Calvary Division, held a mobile blood screening as a proactive measure on Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq, Sept. 18, 2011.

  • 67th Armor Soldiers train Afghan police to detect IEDs

    Sep 22, 2011

    Soldiers assigned to the Afghan Local Police training detachment with Company D, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, attached to 2nd Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted an improvised explosive device lane at Joint Combat Outpost Masaw, Sept. 15.

  • Minnesota National Guard battles Pagami Creek wildfire

    Sep 22, 2011

    Four Minnesota National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters are helping battle a 100,000-acre wildfire.

  • Chinook turns 50, looks toward future

    Sep 23, 2011

    For most individuals, change can be harder with age. Not for the CH-47 Chinook Helicopter--an aircraft originally designed and built to haul missiles that the U.S. Army no longer uses.

  • Fifty Years Of Caring Through CFC

    Sep 21, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--This is a milestone year for the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Report examines lower-body blast injuries

    Oct 26, 2011

    The Army Surgeon General's Office released its report Sept. 20, 2011, on dismounted complex blast injuries, which more than twice as many service members have suffered annually since the 2009 troop surge in Afghanistan.

  • WWII aviators recovered from New Guinea, laid to rest

    Oct 25, 2011

    The remains of nine Army airmen were interred Sept. 21, 2011, at Arlington National Cemetery, more than 68 years after their flight over Papua New Guinea was shot down by the Japanese.

  • 'This Ordinary Man Did An Extraordinary Thing'

    Sep 21, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--He had no food to eat and no promise of tomorrow, but for the five months George Mills spent as a German prisoner of war in WWII, he had his love for his country.

  • Chaplains build bridges of different kind during Natural Fire 2011

    Sep 21, 2011

    For the bilateral, multinational Natural Fire 11 exercise in Zanzibar, Tanzania, Ambassador Alfonso Lenhart, U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, knows the importance of religious leaders in this region of Africa, so as part of the State Department's effort to reach out to the local community and establish contacts, the U.S. Embassy requested the commanding general of U.S. Army Africa employ a U.S. Army Imam, an Islamic religious leader, to be part of the Natural Fire exercise.

  • Trailblazer cooks whip up top-notch meal

    Sep 21, 2011

    Anyone who has seen the Walt Disney movie Tarzan probably remembers the scene of the young apes discovering the human camp. It's like the chaos of the Trailblazer Dining Facility's (DFAC) kitchen during a weekly Top Cook competition on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The apes' curiosity about humans and the accidental discovery of the sounds they could create, came together to make music. Like the apes in the movie, the Trailblazer cooks take unknown ingredients and put them together to create a mouth-watering meal.

  • Third Army welcomes Kyrgyz soldiers

    Sep 21, 2011

    Third Army/ARCENT welcomed soldiers of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United States with a tour of Baltimore and the Washington D.C. areas during a public affairs exchange Sept. 11-17.

  • Black Hawk Helicopter Helps Reinforce Borders

    Sep 21, 2011

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--The United States and its borders are safer today thanks to the hard work of the Utility Helicopters Project Office.

  • C4ISR campus supports student STEM competition

    Sep 21, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The eCYBERMISSION program kicked off its road show to register virtual judges yesterday at the new C4ISR Center of Excellence campus here.

  • Meet the Division: Staff Sgt. Carlos Lugo

    Sep 21, 2011

  • Army Medicine Seeks To ID, Treat Soldiers Potentially Exposed to Rabies Virus

    Sep 21, 2011

    A Fort Drum, N.Y. Soldier, who recently returned from Afghanistan, died from rabies after contracting the disease from a feral dog while deployed. The Army has initiated an investigation to ensure that other service members who may have been exposed to rabies are identified and receive preventive treatment, if needed.

  • Letterkenny environmental audit scores high marks with no hazardous waste findings

    Sep 21, 2011

    Chambersburg, PA -- Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) has once again been recognized for its commitment to environmental responsibility. An Environmental Performance Assessment (EPAS) Audit was conducted by a twelve member team from the Army Environmental Command and the Army Medical Command to evaluate the status of the Depot's environmental compliance with state and federal regulations as well as DoD and Army regulations.

  • Sept. 14, 2011 - FORSCOM Assumption of Command Ceremony

    Sep 21, 2011

    Sept. 14, 2011 - FORSCOM Assumption of Command Ceremony

  • Real-time Exercise Shows Power Of Teaming

    Sep 21, 2011

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- North Alabama made a special visit to Utah last week to see some real-time aviation exercises that will not only affect the unmanned aircraft mission of the Program Executive Office for Aviation but will also change how the Army operates on the battlefield.

  • Food for the warrior's soul

    Sep 21, 2011

    Chaplain (Maj.) Theodore Knach, brigade chaplain for the 7th Sustainment Brigade (Provisional) plays the hymnal, Trust and Obey as part of the unit's prayer breakfast Sept. 21 at the Fort Eustis Club. Guest speaker, Chap. (Col.) Kenneth Bush, talked about the role of devotion to the audience of some 200 Resolute Warriors. (U.S. Army photo courtesy of 7th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

  • Kiowa Flies High With Unmanned Aircraft

    Sep 22, 2011

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- Kiowa helicopter units deploying to theater will soon have another combat tool that will up their battle game.

  • Junior Leader Panel offers insight to life after West Point

    Sep 21, 2011

    There was a lot to see and learn Sept. 15-17 during the Junior Leader Panel and Combined Arms Tailgate. For many, it was an opportunity to sit with junior officers representing all the Army branches and discuss the things cadets will most likely experience at their first duty station. For others, it was a chance to see some of the equipment they use in the field parked right on Thayer Walk.

  • Painting the post pink? Community breaks a sweat for breast cancer awareness

    Sep 22, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Nearly 200 Soldiers, civilians, family members and retirees did it in pink Saturday -- "it" meaning exercise, of course.

  • Post to celebrate Hispanic heritage

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Hispanic Heritage Month officially began Sept. 15 to coincide with the anniversaries of seven Latin American countries: Mexico, Chile, Cost Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua gaining their independence.

  • West Point AOG presents Nininger Award to '05 graduate

    Sep 21, 2011

    On Sept. 14, the Alexander R. Nininger Award for Valor at Arms was presented to Capt. Ross Pixler, an infantry officer currently serving as a company commander at Fort Drum, N.Y. Pixler, a Class of 2005 graduate, was a nuclear engineering major at West Point who was active on the sprint football team and in the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition.

  • SELF growth: Workshops aimed at spouse resilience

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Fort Jackson spouses will be treated to a full day of sharing ideas, learning about new topics and gaining insight into how to strengthen their families. The SELF Symposium -- SELF stands for "Spouses Embracing Life Fully" -- is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 30 at the Solomon Center.

  • Gray Eagle Takes Off With New Capabilities

    Sep 21, 2011

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- For Capt. Travis Blaschke, the mission has shifted.

  • Why I Serve: Spc. Logan Sheriff

    Sep 21, 2011

    Spc. Logan Sheriff, Alpha Company infantryman, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), tells the Army's story through Spirit of America.

  • Redstone Organization Reaches Out For Airspace

    Sep 21, 2011

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- There's plenty of airspace at Dugway Proving Ground.

  • West Point Middle School earns coveted National Blue Ribbon

    Sep 21, 2011

    On Sept. 15, David Rudy, principal of the West Point Middle School, learned the school was named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon school by the Department of Education. The WPMS is one of 304 National Blue Ribbon schools in the nation and the only Department of Defense Education Activity School to receive the distinction this year.

  • Battlefield Vision Brings Together Army Aircraft

    Sep 22, 2011

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- In the desert far from the offices of the Program Executive Office for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal, a vision of the future for Army aviation became reality.

  • Ride 2 Recovery cyclists trek route of 9/11 attacks

    Aug 20, 2012

    Ride 2 Recovery cyclists pedaled more than 500 miles during an eight-day trip from New York to the Pentagon commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Army certifying earth terminals to leverage military satellites

    Sep 21, 2011

  • ATEC NCO on way to All Army Golf trials

    Sep 21, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - An Aberdeen Proving Ground noncommissioned officer who has been golfing only eight years has high hopes to distinguish herself as one of the Army's elite golfers.

  • Sept. 20, 2011 - Chief of Staff of the Army address to Conference of European Armies

    Sep 21, 2011

    Sept. 20, 2011 - Chief of Staff of the Army address to Conference of European Armies

  • USACE, FMWR celebrate opening of new Army Lodge in Grafenwoehr

    Sep 21, 2011

    With the entrance covered in rose petals, USAG Grafenwoehr invited everyone inside their newly-opened lodge during a ceremony Sept. 19.

  • 75th Division conducts Zanzibar exercise as part of Natural Fire 11

    Sep 22, 2011

    Twenty-five members of the 5th Brigade of the 75th Division from California recently participated in Natural Fire 11, a bilateral, multinational exercise held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The 5th Brigade along with approximately 325 members of the armed forces of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and the United States trained side-by-side on the remote African island.

  • TF Bragg's assault command post validates readiness capability during JOAX

    Sep 23, 2011

    Task Force Bragg's Assault Command Post took part in a Joint Operational Access Exercise near Sicily Drop Zone Sept. 11-12, 2011.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Vivian M. Gordon

    Sep 21, 2011

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Vivian M. Gordon

  • Rough Terrain Airborne Training: Paratroopers prepare for any landing

    Sep 21, 2011

    Paratroopers of the 57th Sapper Company, 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne) participated in Rough Terrain Airborne Operations training at the 82nd Airborne Division Advanced Airborne School Sept. 12-16 to develop their readiness to conduct Airborne Operations into austere locations.

  • Col. French visits 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis

    Sep 21, 2011

    Colonel Kristin French, (middle) commander, 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) conducts a commander's visit of 7th Sustainment Brigade Sept. 20 with a stop at Fort Eustis' 3rd Port to talk with Army engineer divers about their on-going Culminating Training Exercise taking place here and at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kelly Jo Bridgwater, 7th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

  • Funded Legal Education Program Now Accepting Applications

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Office of The Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications for the Army's Funded Legal Education Program. Under this program, the Army projects sending up to 25 active duty commissioned officers to law school at government expense.

  • Rangers get 'adrenaline rush' on paintball field

    Sep 26, 2011

    75th Ranger Regiment Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., took part in Warrior Adventure Quest to transition from intensity of deployment to stateside life.

  • Joe Theismann to appear at 'BRAC: To the Future!' festival

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Super Bowl-winning quarterback and current NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann is going to help take Fort Benning "BRAC: To the Future."

  • BRAC falls into place at Benning

    Sep 22, 2011

    Years of planning, along with a few billion dollars in renovations and construction, officially came to fruition Sept. 15 as the Maneuver Center of Excellence met the Base Realignment and Closure deadline for full operating capacity.

  • FORSCOM recognizes Philip A. Connelly award finalist.

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Sept. 20, 2011) - At a field site near Sicily Drop Zone here today, the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Deputy Chief of Staff, G4, hosted a ceremony recognizing one of three units that will represent FORSCOM this year at the 44th annual Department of the Army Philip A. Connelly excellence in food service awards.

  • Ranger medic memorialized with aid station dedication

    Sep 21, 2011

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Sgt. Jonathan Peney will never be forgotten. His name and story were memorialized Friday during a Ranger Training Brigade dedication ceremony for the Peney Aid Station. Located at Camp Rogers on Harmony Church, the renovated building will provide first-response care for ill or injured Soldiers.

  • Panetta: Budget cuts will boost risk to nation at war

    Sep 21, 2011

    Budget cuts create more risk for the military in a time of war, but the risk can be reduced by making decisions strategically and protecting core national security interests, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • 255th Signal Detachment Inactivates

    Sep 21, 2011

    WIESBADEN, Germany (Sept. 16, 2011) -- The colors of 5th Signal Command's 255th Signal Detachment were cased on Wiesbaden Army Airfield, signifying the inactivation of 255th Signal Detachment.

  • 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion engages NATO signal partners at Exercise Combined Endeavor 11

    Sep 21, 2011

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- 72nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion shared wires and wisdom with NATO partners at Combined Endeavor 11, the largest multinational communications exercise in the world from September 9-22, in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

  • Independence, Mo. native assumes command of AMC SWA, Third Army G4

    Sep 21, 2011

    Third Army welcomes its new director of logistics and commanding general for Army Materiel Command South West Asia, Brigadier General Karen LeDoux, a native of Independence, Mo. She joins Third Army after a successful tour as the commanding general for the 94th Division (Force Sustainment), Fort Lee, Va.

  • Fort Hood WTB Soldier helps area vets through VA internship

    Sep 21, 2011

    Spc. Alfred Newman is one of the many Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers from Fort Hood taking part in Operation Warfighter internships at Department of Defense organizations around the state.

  • Defense leaders laud DADT repeal, return of 'equality'

    Sep 21, 2011

    The official end today of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law reflects the American values that military members uphold, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • Fort Lee Earns 'Extraordinary' Award

    Sep 20, 2011

    Fort Lee is officially the first Army installation in Virginia to earn "E4" status from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

  • McHugh cites major improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 21, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.

  • 2011 MP Hall of Fame awards, Fort Leonard Wood

    Sep 20, 2011

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- The Military Police Corps Regiment inducted five new members into the MP Corps Regimental Hall of Fame on Sept. 14, at Pershing Community Center, here. The event was followed by a Hall of Fame Photo Hanging at the John B. Mahaffey Museum complex, MP Corps Museum.

  • MICC leaders chart course for future

    Sep 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The seven new mission contracting center directors for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command met here to gain insight from senior Army contracting leaders Sept. 7 and 8 as well as to chart the future for the command's newest echelon.

  • New Trauma Assistance Medic Course pays big dividends for Afghan police

    Sep 21, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. Norman McAfee, Health Services adviser for the Joint Regional Afghan National Police Center, saw a problem last November that needed to be fixed -- wounded Afghan National Patrolmen were dying of wounds before they could receive any medical attention.

  • Logistic Soldiers keep supply lines open

    Sep 21, 2011

    With the continued transition of U.S. bases throughout northern Iraq, the need for the timely movement of supplies and equipment to centralized locations has shown the value of well-trained logistics Soldiers.

  • Army targets Soldier transitions, unemployment rate

    Oct 14, 2011

    A year ago, with the drawdown in Iraq and Afghanistan, Army senior leaders began to revamp the Army's transition process so personnel -- active and reserve components, spouses and retirees -- could become productive citizens for the nation and lifelong recruiters to help sustain an all-volunteer force.

  • Tanzanian, U.S. Soldiers share more than military skills

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Tanzania People's Defense Force worked around linguistic and cultural barriers to share military police best practices with U.S. service members and civilians.

  • Hunting facility readies for season

    Sep 20, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The staff of the APG hunting management facility has been busy readying hunters for the 2011-2012 season.

  • Community gathers for Patriot Day

    Sep 20, 2011

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground community members gathered at the post theater Sept. 9 to remember those who lost their lives a decade ago in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

  • 'Redhawk' readies Nevada Guard MPs for deployment

    Sep 20, 2011

    Soldiers from the 485th Military Police Company, Nevada Army National Guard were trained in the fundamentals of patrolling course here in preparation for deployment by the 1st Battalion, 361st Regiment, "Redhawk," 5th Armored Brigade Sept. 15.

  • USASAC program manager combines two loves to meet one goal

    Sep 21, 2011

    United States Army Security Assistance Command logistics management specialist Elsa Stuart is passionate about two things. She loves anything that has to do with logistics, and she enjoys taking care of people.

  • McHugh Cites Major Improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released publicly a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.

  • Report to Congress on Implementation of Army Directive on Army National Cemeteries Program (PDF down

    Sep 20, 2011

  • Legacy of NJ scientist transitioned to MD

    Oct 6, 2011

    As the home of the Army communication-electronics finished its move from the Jersey Shore to the Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland Sep. 15, pioneering scientists and engineers will not be forgotten.

  • ASC Commander's Cup Golf Scramble

    Sep 20, 2011

    Army Sustainment Command hosted a golf tourney Sept. 15 at Rock Island Arsenal's golf course.

  • IG Report on Army National Cemeteries Program (PDF download)

    Sep 20, 2011

    IG Report on Army National Cemeteries Program (PDF download)

  • McHugh cites major improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released publicly a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.

  • Fort Hood CrossFitters endure, raise money for charity

    Sep 22, 2011

    CrossFitters from the local community came together in Killeen Saturday for CrossFit's annual fundraising event "Fight Gone Bad 6."

  • Hot shots: TF Centaur fires control delivers heat

    Sep 21, 2011

    Field artillerymen with 1st Platoon, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, have fired more than 1,200 rounds at the enemy since arriving in eastern Afghanistan nine months ago.

  • Civilian contracting opportunities available downrange

    Sep 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Large contingency operations such as New Dawn in Iraq and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan magnify the need for delivering materiel and services in a timely manner to meet urgent wartime needs. Included in those requirements is the need for civilian contracting experts to sustain the limited cadre of active-duty contracting officers and specialists.

  • RAID team helps Army get gear home safely

    Sep 20, 2011

    Two U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officers are part of a team that assists service members with the proper declaration, classification, labeling and packaging of shipping containers leaving Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq. Petty Officers First Class Alfred Jurison, from Waipahu, Hawaii, and Eric Sobczak, from Chesapeake, Va., are assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment.

  • New process offers dynamic shift in acquisition tracking

    Sep 20, 2011

    Mission and Installation Contracting Command officials at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, are shifting their strategic approach to Army acquisitions by incorporating a more meticulous planning process to improve communication, standardize the development of milestones and increase accountability.

  • Team Shaw Honors POW/MIA

    Sep 20, 2011

    Team Shaw and the Sumter community recognized POW/MIA day with a ceremony at the Sumter County courthouse Sept. 16.

  • Don't Ask Don't Tell Repealed

    Sep 20, 2011

    Today marks the end of "Don't Ask Don't Tell." The law is repealed.

  • Martindale takes command of JMRC

    Sep 20, 2011

    Command of the Joint Multinational Training Center changed hands September 9 as Col. John M. Spiszer passed the reins of leadership to Col. Jeffrey R. Martindale.

  • Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal tri-signed letter (PDF download)

    Sep 20, 2011

    Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal tri-signed letter

  • Behind the TPE Curtain

    Sep 20, 2011

    The TPE team falls under Logistical Task Force-4, part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion--Kandahar, 401st Army Field Support Brigade. They manage 72 hand receipts worth approximately $182 million.

  • 40-year veteran finishes tour in Afghanistan

    Sep 20, 2011

    Thompson, a 40-year supply veteran, just finished a six-month tour in Afghanistan serving in Logistics Task Force-4, part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion--Kandahar, 401st Army field support Brigade.

  • Americans, Armenians observe 53rd anniversary of US C-130 crash

    Sep 20, 2011

    On Sept. 2, 1958, a U.S. Air Force C-130 crashed just north of the small village here. Today, 53 years later, Americans joined Armenians for the first time to pay tribute to their fallen comrades.

  • Cardon assumes command of only permanently forward deployed division in Army

    Sep 20, 2011

    CAMP CASEY, SOUTH KOREA -- Major Gen. Edward C. Cardon assumed command from Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker as commander of the 2nd Infantry Division during a change of command ceremony Sept. 20 at Indianhead Field on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • 'Refresh, Refurb': Doing more with less, liking it that way

    Oct 19, 2011

    Logistics Task Force-4, part of the 401st Army Field Support Battalion-Kandahar, is working with the Marine Corps on a new, one-of-a-kind maintenance program that will keep Marine Corps vehicles in the fight for an additional two years.

  • Army seeks $7.1 billion in energy-related industry investment

    Sep 20, 2011

    The Army is hoping industry will be willing to invest as much as $7.1 billion dollars over ten years on installations to develop renewable energy projects that can help the service meet its energy security goals.

  • From hospital to Hollywood: a Soldier's story

    Oct 26, 2011

    In the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, appearance is almost everything and plastic surgery -- to achieve the perfect body, the perfect face, and perfect skin -- is commonplace if tabloids and TV shows can be believed.

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