Archive: Jan 2012

Showing 200-300 of 960 items
 
  • Defense officials announce fiscal 2013 budget priorities

    Jan 27, 2012

    Spending priorities in the forthcoming fiscal year 2013 defense budget request call for reductions in the end strength of the Army and Marine Corps, an increase in special operations forces and maintaining the number of big-deck carriers, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • Costumed runners take plunge

    Jan 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (26 Jan. 2012) -- More than 170 people, many in costumes ranging from Santa Claus to a Lego family to a robber and Jimi Hendrix, turned out in 20-degree weather for the morning Polar Bear Plunge and 5K Run Jan. 21 at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area.

  • Post celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 26, 2012

    Post hosts Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Baker dies at 66

    Jan 26, 2012

    Medal of Honor recipient, retired Master Sgt. John F. Baker Jr., died Jan. 20, in Columbia. Baker, a Northeast Columbia resident and loyal supporter of Fort Jackson, was 66.

  • Chaplain assembles 'call to purity'

    Jan 26, 2012

    Last year a group from ChapelNext, a contemporary Protestant congregation met at Bayonet Chapel to figure out how to improve spiritual resiliency at Fort Jackson.

  • A brief history and overview of rail operations at Fort Riley

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Riley rail operations, the backbone of deployment.

  • Wood shop offers classes, work space for wordworking

    Jan 26, 2012

    You don't have to be Paul Bunyan to chop up wood at the Fort Belvoir Kawamura Arts and Craft Center's wood shop -- in fact you don't even need prior wood working experience.

  • Framing class teaches artistic skills

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Belvoir hobbyists and craft enthusiasts participated in an instructional framing course at Kawamura Arts and Crafts Center Saturday.

  • Icy roads no match for Belvoir's brine treatment - Water and salt solution saves money

    Jan 26, 2012

    With forecasters calling for snow and ice to begin accumulating at midnight last Friday, the Fort Belvoir Installation Support Services team went into action to combat the probability of build up.

  • Suspense author visits Belvoir Exchange

    Jan 26, 2012

    Interested readers on post flocked to the Fort Belvoir Post Exchange Friday, Saturday and Sunday to pick up a copy of The Right Guard.

  • Presidential Salute Battery fires cannons for Belvoir training

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Presidential Salute Battery conducted its quarterly training at Fort Belvoir Tuesday -- firing 75mm blank rounds from four of its 10 vintage World War II era M5 anti-tank cannons.

  • Features 595th Transportation Brigade, transfer of authority ceremony, and LSA East culinary praise

    Jan 26, 2012

    595th Transportation Brigade keeps troops supplied and mission ready. The 230th Sustainment Brigade hands over reigns to the 113th Sustainment Brigade in a ceremony. LSA East dining facilities gets high praise for their culinary skills.

  • Soldiers meet Pro Bowl players and get autographs

    Jan 26, 2012

    NFL Pro Bowl 2012 players signed autographs for Soldiers Jan. 25, at Kapolei High School where the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference practiced before the Pro Bowl game on Sunday.

  • Severe Weather Update

    Jan 26, 2012

    UPDATED: 3:45 p.m. -- Due to the current and forecast weather conditions, Fort Rucker officials have ceased training for the rest of today.

  • Behavioral health clinic nears completion

    Jan 30, 2012

    The Mountain Post Behavioral Health Clinic at Fort Carson, Colo., Evans Army Community Hospital's newest premiere medical facility, is slated to open in March.

  • Fort Sill employee selected for prestigious mentoring program

    Jan 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (26 Jan. 2012) -- One of Forts Sill's elite has been selected to participate in the prestigious Installation Management Command Headquarters Centralized Mentoring Program for 2012. Thomas Easterly, 48, a strategic planning specialist in the Plans, Analysis and Integration Office, competed against almost 100 other applicants.

  • Combat Engineers Demolish Tower

    Jan 26, 2012

    One White Sands Missile Range organization's necessity to rid themselves of an unsafe safety tower created a unique training opportunity for a company of Soldiers, to be deployed later this year. Soldiers from the 2nd Engineer Battalion, 573rd Clearance Company saved the Army Research and Laboratory organization from an estimated six figure demolition bill by demolishing the tower themselves as a form of demolition training, Jan. 19.

  • African American/Black History Month

    Jan 26, 2012

    African American women have played a vital role in the history of our Nation and our Army since the American Revolution. Their patriotism, loyalty and leadership, coupled with their hard work, intellect and artistic expression, have enriched the African American community and the Nation as a whole.

  • U.S. citizens pledge their allegiance

    Jan 26, 2012

    Nineteen servicemembers and Family members began the new year by raising their right hand and vowing their loyalty to the United States during a ceremony Jan. 19 at the Elkhorn Conference Center.

  • Ansbach's AFAP conference includes guest attendee

    Jan 30, 2012

    KATTERBACH, Germany -- U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's first of two Army Family Action Plan conferences wrapped up today on Bismarck Kaserne with a guest participant.

  • Human elements technology closer to reality

    Feb 1, 2012

    About 60 people from Department of Defense organizations, national organizations and academia met last month to discuss current human elements research and breakthroughs to determine areas of shared interest in the organizations.

  • Apache Sensors Flight Test Lead Named NDIA's Tester of the Year for 2012

    Jan 26, 2012

    Mr. Kenneth "Steve" Van Allen, Flight Test Lead with the Apache Sensors Product Office, was recently announced as the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Tester of the Year in the Contractor category.

  • Stalking is real; make it stop

    Jan 26, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- This is the conclusion of a two-part series that focuses on patterns of abusive behavior and what can be done to stop this crime.

  • Fitness facility offers aquatic activities

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility on Andrews Avenue offers various aquatic programs, many of which are free, for all ages and skill levels.

  • 7 decades of growth, change

    Jan 26, 2012

    In a warehouse off of Specker Avenue, Steve Ruhnke works, diligently handling photographs, documents and artifacts that represent 70 years of Fort Carson history.

  • Fort Rucker hosts Black History Month events

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker will host events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month, starting a kickoff event with food and fun at the Post Exchange Feb. 3.

  • Post FCC offers career opportunities

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker Family Child Care offers new career opportunities with the added benefit of working from home as a child care provider on or off the installation.

  • Net Zero conference begins in Chicago

    Jan 26, 2012

    Representatives from posts named in April as pilots for the Army's Net Zero Installation Strategy met last week to brief their progress.

  • Commitment: Key to mind-body connection

    Jan 26, 2012

    The human body is an amazing machine, that we often take it for granted. As the Summer Olympic Games approach, we realize that we will be able to witness some of those amazing things that the human body can do. The world will watch athletes who will engage in a battle of wills, and who will display powerful determination as they compete with the world's best.

  • Fort Rucker honors retirees at ceremony

    Jan 26, 2012

    A standing-room-only crowd turned out to honor the post's latest eight retirees during a ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum Jan. 20.

  • BCT Soldiers turn out to be battle buddies in time of need

    Jan 26, 2012

    Anyone who has ever conducted a Victory Block Leave training cycle understands its benefits and challenges. The benefit that every participating member receives is the ability to spend quality time with their loved ones during the holiday season.

  • NCO Academy welcomes new commandant

    Jan 26, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. John Vicars relinquished command of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy to Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Johnson during a ceremony in Lincoln Hall Auditorium on Jan. 23.

  • Savannah Schools receive $1.2 million grant

    Jan 26, 2012

    Students, educators and community leaders gathered at Southwest Elementary School cafeteria, sponsored by the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, to celebrate a Department of Defense Reading Grant during a press conference, Jan. 20.

  • Fort Rucker exercise focuses on active shooters

    Jan 26, 2012

    Active shooter events have occurred in America as far away as Fort Lewis, Wash., and as close as Panama City, Fla.

  • Community tours foster partnerships

    Jan 26, 2012

    In a few weeks, we will kick off our "Come See Your Army Tours" for 2012. I am a big advocate of educating the public about what the Army does at Fort Jackson.

  • Post railroad back in service: Trains return after two year hiatus, prompt safety concerns for cross

    Jan 26, 2012

    Trains on Fort Leonard Wood are moving again after a nearly two-year hiatus.

  • Fort Rucker stops issuing vehicle decals

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker will no longer issue Department of Defense decals for privately owned vehicles starting Jan. 28.

  • Stewart ICE Heroes Honored During CLIF

    Jan 26, 2012

    Ten Fort Stewart Civilians received formal recognition for exhibiting superior customer service Jan. 24 during the community leader's information forum. Colonel Christopher Hughes, deputy commanding general-support Third Infantry Division, congratulated the awardees just moments before the start of the program at Club Stewart.

  • Yenter pins on second star

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general is now a major general -- Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter was promoted Jan. 18 in the Engineer Regimental Room at the John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex.

  • Soldier Readiness Process prepares Desert Rogues for deployment

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 64th Armored Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, have gone through months of preparation for the units upcoming deployment, whether it is the outfitting of equipment, or countless hours honing combat skills and successfully completing various gunnery ranges. However, the final step for the Desert Rogue Soldiers will be to complete the Soldier Readiness Processing.

  • Army drives ahead with Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program

    Jan 27, 2012

    A Request for Proposal was issued by the U.S. Army for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program.

  • Bradley gunnery provides rare opportunity for female Soldier

    Jan 27, 2012

    Maj. Julie D'Annunzio became one of the first females to ever complete Bradley fighting vehicle gunnery, a combat position that is normally a male-only event.

  • Stress coping mechanisms proves vital for Resiliency Training Graduate

    Jan 26, 2012

    Department of the Army Civilian, Renthia Richardson, gained a greater sense of self and how to better serve customers by participating in recently held Resiliency Training class.

  • Barracks Life - Three tips to financial security

    Jan 26, 2012

    There is nothing worse than running out of money, especially when the realization hits you in public. Be it at the grocery store or out shopping, seeing "denied" on an LCD screen is never a good sign.

  • 'Viper' Apache pilot in ranks with Amelia Earhart

    Jan 26, 2012

    When Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jennifer Hakeman, an AH-64 "Apache" helicopter pilot with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, arrived at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum Jan. 19 at dusk, she said she was expecting to spend a relatively low-key evening honoring female aviators. Maybe meet an interesting person or two. There'd be food, drinks, a small token of gratitude from the hosts, and that'd be that. After all, through all her years as an Army Aviator, Chief Hakeman said she wanted to be recognized as a pilot, not as a female pilot.

  • Leaders gather, focus on future force

    Jan 26, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted 300 leaders from across U.S. Army Aviation, including active duty and retired general officers, who gathered here Jan. 23-26 to chart the future course of Army Aviation.

  • Natick uses efficient airdrop testing

    Jan 31, 2012

    Drop zone testing options for the Airdrop Technology Team at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have been used to ensure Science and Technology research projects stay on schedule and within budget.

  • Selfless Service: Donate bone marrow, save a life

    Jan 26, 2012

    Giving of oneself to another is a common theme found within persons of a military background.

  • Army Civilians: Virginia or Kansas?

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Civilian Education System Intermediate Course, currently offered at Fort Belvoir, Va., will soon be moving to a different building … different area … different state.

  • 1/3 AVN, 3/17 CAV combine for Helicopter Crash Drill

    Jan 26, 2012

    Soldiers from the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade joined the Hunter Army Airfield Fire Department, Police Department and Emergency Medical Services to participate in a helicopter crash response Jan. 11 at the Compass Rose.

  • 24th FM CO deploys to Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2012

    The cold, crisp early morning air Jan. 19 held many emotions for the Soldiers of Detachment C, 24th Financial Management Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division as 24 Provider Soldiers prepared to deploy to Afghanistan.

  • The United States Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop

    Jan 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army Band is proud to announce the 2012 Annual Tuba-Euphonium Workshop. The Workshop features concerts, recitals, exhibits, master classes and lectures by leading low brass authorities from around the world.

  • Fueling shelters at half the cost

    Feb 3, 2012

    Imagine cutting your home fuel consumption costs in half. That would be tough enough in a conventional house. Now think about trying it in a tent.

  • Leaders learn training skills

    Jan 26, 2012

    Leaders from 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted a Tactical Exercise Without Troops, Jan. 10 -11, on Fort Drum.

  • Jan. 25, 2012 -- CSA remarks at AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast

    Jan 26, 2012

    Jan. 25, 2012 -- CSA remarks at AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Breakfast

  • SMA visit focuses on Army transition

    Jan 26, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visited Fort Jackson last week to talk about training issues and to brief Soldiers and noncommissioned officers about upcoming changes and challenges.

  • Snow, sub-zero temperatures don't slow Golden Dragons, live-fire exercise

    Jan 26, 2012

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd BCT, conducted a live-fire exercise Friday on Fort Drum.

  • Dental company commander brings lifetime of knowledge

    Jan 27, 2012

    After 21 years away from the Army and retiring from dentistry in the civilian sector, Daniel P. Alston returned to serve in the Army Reserve, and now commands the 143rd Dental Company (Area Support) Forward as a lieutenant colonel.

  • Army's 'best kept secret' floats

    Feb 14, 2012

    The 824th Transportation Company, a Reserve unit from Moorehead City, N.C., just arrived in Kuwait to start their yearlong deployment. The home away from home has a unique feature, it floats.

  • Ordnance educators honored, named instructors of the year

    Jan 26, 2012

    Top honors for the U.S. Army Ordnance School 2011 Instructor of the Year were awarded in each category during a ceremony Tuesday at the Courtyard.

  • Kentucky wins Army-wide award for best OPSEC program

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Kentucky Army National Guard would brag about having a world class operational security program, except they can't talk about it.

  • Tax season announcement and new security scanner arrives at Bagram Air Field

    Jan 25, 2012

    Tax season announcement and new security scanner arrives at Bagram Air Field.

  • Servicemembers from PRT-Kandahar train at Camp Atterbury for deployment to Afghanistan

    Jan 25, 2012

    Servicemembers from PRT-Kandahar train at Camp Atterbury for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • All-Army Boxing paying respect to fallen Soldiers

    Jan 25, 2012

    All-Army Boxing paying respects to fallen Soldiers.

  • Army Corps of Engineers: Building international partnerships

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Under Secretary of the Army spoke with senior leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during their 2012 leader conference.

  • Odierno: Army seeks increased partnerships in Asia

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Army is looking for increased opportunities to partner with allies in Asia, including both Korea and Japan.

  • Army race walker makes U.S. Olympic Team with 50K

    Mar 21, 2013

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Staff Sgt. John Nunn is once again an Olympian. Nunn earned a berth in the London Olympic Games by winning the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for 50K Race Walk with a time of 4 hours, 4 minutes, 41 seconds in Santee, Calif., on Jan. 22, 2012.

  • AMCOM Commander Encourages Ideas From Workers

    Jan 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dwight Eisenhower, general of the Army and 34th president of the United States, said "Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him."

  • Army's largest renewable energy project part of $61 million energy contracts

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Army has awarded three Energy Savings Performance Contracts with a total value of $61 million, including one that will result in the largest renewable energy project executed to date by the Army.

  • District Achieves Another First for Tribal Program

    Jan 25, 2012

    In the first meeting of its kind, Robert Isenberg and Maj. Seth Wacker, members of the South Pacific Division's 59th Forward Engineering Support Team - Advanced (FEST) joined Albuquerque District Tribal Liaison Ron Kneebone in a visit with representatives of two New Mexico Pueblos Dec. 14 and 15.

  • Afghanistan airdrops surpass record levels in 2011

    Jan 27, 2012

    In 2011, mobility Airmen delivering airdrops reached a new annual record with 75,956,235 pounds of cargo delivered. That's nearly 16 million more pounds delivered than the previous record set in 2010 of 60,400,000.

  • Army engineering team builds solutions in Afghanistan

    Jan 25, 2012

    American Soldiers in Afghanistan confronted with a technological hurdle have a new resource they can engage. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Field Assistance in Science and Technology-Center, or RFAST-C, Prototype Integration Facility became fully operational in late December, said Sgt. Maj. Matt DeLay, the team's noncommissioned-officer-in-charge from July to November 2011.

  • 2nd Brigade, 1st AD Soldier helps save life

    Jan 25, 2012

    Around 5:20 p.m. on January 4, 2012, Sgt. Matt Durbin witnessed a car accident as he was leaving Fort Bliss on his way home.

  • Pittsburgh World War II veteran receives Purple Heart

    Jan 27, 2012

    Aaron Narvol, a World War II Veteran, received his Purple Heart nearly 70 years after being wounded by enemy fire during a battle in April of 1942.

  • U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment football

    Jan 25, 2012

    U.S. Army 2nd Cavalry Regiment football.

  • Prep School team christens home court with a win

    Jan 25, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Jan. 25, 2012) -- The U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School christened its new basketball court with a win Jan. 19 as the men's basketball team defeated Central Jersey Each One Teach One Academy, 96-67.

  • West Point's Youth of the Year competes for state title

    Jan 25, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Jan. 25, 2012) -- Kira Floersheim was selected among several local outstanding youths and will compete against other Boys and Girls Club members for the New York State Youth of the Year.

  • B-Roll- Soldiers of the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Div

    Jan 25, 2012

    B-Roll- Soldiers of the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, work in Panjwa'i District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

  • Dempsey addresses West Point Class of 2013 at 500th Night

    Jan 25, 2012

    Five hundred is a celebrated number at West Point this time of year for one class in particular. It's the number that marks the time remaining until graduation and commissioning as Army officers for cadets in the Class of 2013. On Jan. 21, those cadets celebrated their 500th Night with a formal reception and banquet.

  • 'Go for broke' Soldier remembered

    Mar 15, 2012

    Family and friends of a Japanese-American Soldier who fought in World War II gathered to celebrate his life and to honor his military service at a memorial held Friday at St. Columba's Episcopal Church. Mitsuru Hayashi was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal but could not attend the presentation ceremony in Washington, D.C. due to his failing health. Hayashi died Nov. 16, and his children accepted the medal on his behalf during the memorial service Jan. 6.

  • Combat Ammunition Systems year in review

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Project Manager Combat Ammunition Systems organization reviewed the past year's accomplishments during an All Hands Meeting Dec. 15.

  • Army chaplain attributes life experience to success with Soldiers

    Jan 26, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When people think of a new recruit, they might envision a fresh-faced high school or college graduate ready to conquer the world, not someone with a whole other life of experiences.

  • Post Library is convenient, free resource for community

    Jan 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The next time you need a good book to read or just need a quiet place to relax, consider using the APG Morale, Welfare and Recreation Library.

  • Corps of Engineers offers internships for warriors in transition

    Jan 26, 2012

    Soldiers in Warrior Transition Units at four installations now have the option to learn valuable construction and engineering skills through internships with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.

  • New York State Military Museum Presents Video on Historic Captured Confederate Flag

    Jan 26, 2012

    The New York State Military Museum offers a glimpse into the early stages of the Civil War and famed Union hero, Colonel Elmer Ellsworth with new video highlighting conservation of the Marshall House Flag

  • State and federal agencies establish continuum of response and capabilities

    Jan 25, 2012

    During the first week of January, members of state and local civilian and military emergency response agencies within Texas met with the United States Marine Corps Chemical Biological Incident Response Force to develop a deeper understanding of capabilities and limits inherent to each group.

  • Army Names Acting Director for Chemical Materials Agency

    Jan 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) today announced the appointment of Don E. Barclay as its Acting Director, effective February 26, 2012.

  • The KMC honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 25, 2012

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. influenced change through non-violent means during the civil rights movement. Two of his most famous contributions to the civil rights movement were the organization of the Montgomery Boycott in 1955 and his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln monument in Washington D.C. during the March on Washington in 1963.

  • A lifetime of service

    Jan 25, 2012

    For some people, preparing for retirement can be a very stressful and overwhelming experience. There are many questions that have to be answered such as: Will I be able to maintain a decent lifestyle? Has everything been done to insure my smooth transition? Is my medical coverage sufficient? Is my replacement properly trained? The questions can go on and on and on. But perhaps the most common question that begs for an answer is: What am I going to do next?

  • Apache Educational Outreach

    Jan 25, 2012

    Scouts get a closer look at the Apache Attack Helicopter.

  • Family and MWR observes 70th anniversary of U.S. Army's arts and crafts program

    Jan 25, 2012

    Give a child a paint brush and you'll get back a painting most every time. Bring a guest artist to a classroom to show students how to paint and enthusiasm will color their creations.

  • Medical Noncommissioned Officers earn rite of passage

    Jan 25, 2012

    Soldiers from health clinics in Bamberg, Grafenwoehr, Hohenfels, Illesheim, Katterbach, Schweinfurt and here took an oath to uphold their duty as Noncommissioned Officers at an induction ceremony here at the Vilseck movie theater Jan. 20.

  • Army Materiel Command saves $191 million in Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 2012

    Army Materiel Command's life cycle management command personnel picked through the trash and secured special engineering approval to perform depot level repairs and whatever it took to tally $191 million in cost savings last year.

  • Japanese police officers demonstrate martial arts for U.S. Army Japan officials

    Jan 26, 2012

    An exhibition of powerful and precise martial arts moves was presented Jan. 20, 2012, by members of the Sagamihara South Police Station in Japan, to an audience that included U.S. Army Japan Soldiers and Japanese city officials.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Curtis A. Parker

    Jan 25, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Sgt. 1st Class Curtis A. Parker

  • Some Soldiers must make re-enlistment decision now

    Jan 26, 2012

    Some Soldiers will need to reenlist by Jan. 31, 2012, or they won't get to stay in the Army.

  • 110th Chem. Bn. trains for mission success

    Jan 31, 2012

    Snow, rain and ice did not deter Soldiers of the 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) as they suited up to train on their meticulous and vital mission at Joint Base Lewis- McChord, Wash., Jan. 24.

  • U.S.-Japan exercises underscore new strategy guidance focus

    Jan 26, 2012

    Two bilateral command post exercises with Japan kicked off yesterday and today, reflecting the growing strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region as outlined in the new defense strategy guidance President Barack Obama announced earlier this month.

  • LTF, LSE Shindand surging for retrograde mission

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Logistical Task Force and Logistical Support Element co-located on the Army Material Command compound at Shindand Airbase is increasing its capability in preparation for the upcoming retrograde of U.S. and coalition forces out of Afghanistan.

  • Army Corps doesn't play shell games with turtle protection

    Jan 25, 2012

    Every time the Corps begins a beach project, it takes measures to protect sea turtles that comply with environmental policies established by the National Marine Fisheries Service.

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

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