Archive: Jan 2012

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  • Fort Carson warriors put skills to test

    Jan 25, 2012

    Blood, sweat and dedication covered the faces of eleven 4th Infantry Division Soldiers battling to become proficient in the art of Army hand-to-hand combat at the Modern Army Combatives Program Fight House at Fort Carson, Colo., Jan. 19, 2012.

  • Family in no short supply as staff sergeant becomes an officer

    Jan 24, 2012

    Having spent the last decade in the Army, Erica McLean is more than familiar with the act of rendering a salute. Having others salute her, however, might take some getting used to. After 10 years of climbing her way through the Army's enlisted ranks, McLean finally stepped into the shoes of an officer Jan. 13 -- for the first time, and for good -- trading her staff sergeant stripes for the gold bar of a second lieutenant during a direct commissioning ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's North Chapel.

  • Yama Sakura 61 Soldiers experience Japanese culture

    Jan 25, 2012

    The annual Yama Sakura in Japan offered U.S. Soldier a unique cultural experience designed to strengthen relationships between U.S. personnel and their Japanese counterparts.

  • What is in store for the future of Army Aviation

    Jan 24, 2012

    The vision and the aviation campaign plan are going to apply critical thinking on what we do in the future.

  • U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program

    Jan 26, 2012

    Learn more about the United States Army's World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) at http://www.armywcap.com.

  • Winter comes calling to Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Jan 24, 2012

  • Staff Sgt. Mondaca, deployed to Kosovo, swearing oath of allegience for U.S. citizenship

    Jan 24, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Mondaca, deployed to Kosovo, swearing oath of allegience for U.S. citizenship.

  • Soldier-Athletes compete to honor brothers, sisters in arms

    Jan 25, 2012

    The 2012 All-Army Boxing Championship concluded Saturday at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., setting the team that will go forward and represent the Army at the Armed Forces Boxing Championship at Camp Pendleton, Calif., beginning Jan. 31, 2012.

  • DOL transfer on track

    Jan 24, 2012

    Transfer of the Directorates of Logistics from the Installation Management Command to Army Materiel Command is on track.

  • Nichols named new ACC commander

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Chief of Staff, U.S. Army announced today that Brig. Gen. (P) Camille M. Nichols will assume command of the U.S. Army Contracting Command.

  • Astronaut makes recruiting visit to Redstone Arsenal

    Jan 25, 2012

    Army astronaut recruits fellow Soldiers

  • Continuing education

    Jan 24, 2012

  • 'Proud Americans' make Field Artillery history on Fort Riley

    Jan 24, 2012

    The 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, held its first live fire exercise with the Ultra lightweight Field Howitzer M777, on Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 23. This was the first time the M777 was fired by a field artillery battalion in the 1st Infantry Division.

  • Study concludes Master Resilience Training effective

    Jan 25, 2012

    The Master Resilience Training aspect of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is working well. That's the conclusion an Army report, released last month, covering a 15-month period of statistical evaluation.

  • WCAP race walker Nunn makes U.S. Olympic Team at 50K

    Jan 24, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Staff Sgt. John 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.

  • Capability developers from Maneuver, Signal Centers earn top honors from ARCIC

    Jan 24, 2012

    Capability developers from the Maneuver and Signal Centers of Excellence were recognized during the Capabilities Integration Enterprise Forum Jan. 20 at the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters, Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Editorial: Black Women in American History and Culture

    Jan 25, 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. In slavery and freedom, their struggles have been at the heart of the human experience, and their fight against racism and sexism serve as a testament to their perseverance to overcome adversity.

  • McQuistion visits Charleston-based logistics activities

    Jan 24, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Patricia McQuistion toured Army and Air Force logistics activities during a Jan. 20 visit to Joint Base Charleston, S.C.

  • Deployed Soldiers connect with Army scientists for technical solutions

    Jan 25, 2012

    American Soldiers deployed across Afghanistan are asking questions and making suggestions about their equipment, weapons and vehicles to U.S. Army scientists at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • New home construction on Schofield, HMR are underway

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Construction crews soon will return, here, and make their first appearance at Helemano Military Reservation to build more new homes for Soldiers and their families.

  • 2012 Excellence Awards to honor best practices

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Excellence in Federal Government Awards for military and civilian employees in Hawaii.

  • Strategic-plan offsite to enable USAG-HI to be resilient, sustainable for the future

    Jan 24, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- During the past few years, a profound shift in the U.S. and global economies has led many to believe we have entered a fundamentally new era in which the U.S. Army will receive significantly less resources.

  • Military application of TXA in trauma emergency resuscitation study proves TXA's value

    Jan 24, 2012

    Military application of TXA in a trauma emergency resuscitation study proves TXA should be implemented into military clinical practice.

  • USAG-HI Fellows graduate from program

    Jan 24, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Fellows Program graduated its first class, here, recently.

  • Former Marine sharpens knives to support Soldiers

    Feb 2, 2012

    Personality feature about an AAFES concessionaire at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno visits Japan

    Jan 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno meets with Japanese military officials during a visit to Tokyo, Japan Jan. 19, 2012.

  • JBLM Families make the best of bad weather

    Jan 24, 2012

    With weather bad enough to delay military operations, close down schools and block some roads on JBLM, the families who live here still managed to enjoy the "snow days" Jan. 17-20.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits South Korea

    Jan 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea Jan. 20, 2012 to meet with Gen. James D. Thurman and Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson.

  • Georgia High School students get hands-on look at Army

    Jan 30, 2012

    Georgia high school students recently had the opportunity to see, hear and touch some of the gear Soldiers use in the field - including body armor, computer simulated battlefield scenes and decommissioned weapons - through the U.S. Soldier Adventure Semi.

  • Jan. 15, 2012 -- Media Q&A with CSA Gen. Raymond T. Odierno in Hawaii

    Jan 24, 2012

    Media question and answer session with Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • African American/Black History Month Tri-Signed letter

    Jan 24, 2012

    A letter by Army leadership describing the role African Americans had in building our country and our Army.

  • ASC ready for Lead Materiel Integrator initiative

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Distribution Management Center, a key element of ASC, hosted Decision Support Tool training Jan. 4-6. This new software will help support action in the DMC's new LMI division. The purpose of the training was to ensure ASC's team is fully capable of taking over LMI functions from the Department of the Army G-8 on Feb. 15

  • 99th RSC reflects on Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 24, 2012

  • 'Carl Gustaf' weapon extends Soldiers' lethal reach

    Jan 25, 2012

    With the need for Soldiers in Afghanistan to engage the enemy at longer distances, Picatinny Arsenal has completed an initial training and fielding of a weapon for traditional Army units previously used only by special operations commands.

  • International training initiates at Camp Itami

    Jan 24, 2012

    OSAKA, JAPAN --U.S. Army Japan and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force prepare for the 2012 Yama Sakura 61 exercise at Camp Itami in Osaka, Japan, Jan. 23 -- Feb. 6.

  • Army commissioning new camo patterns and Soldiers helping Soldiers in need

    Jan 24, 2012

    Two features: a story on the Army commissioning new camo patterns and Soldiers helping other Soldiers in need via a local food pantry.

  • Facebook: Please use responsibly

    Jan 25, 2012

    While social media like Facebook allow Soldiers to keep in touch with friends and family around the world, strangers and enemies of the U.S. might also be keeping tabs on Soldiers as well.

  • From Soldier to physician at Natick

    Jan 25, 2012

    Spc. Hedrick Porrata of the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center realized his lifelong dream to become a doctor by passing the medical board recently in Worcester, Mass.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness director visits Fort Hood

    Jan 24, 2012

    The resilience of Soldiers, civilians and family members at Fort Hood was on full display Jan. 12, 2012, during a visit from the new Director of the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program, Brig. Gen. Jim Pasquarette.

  • Miami Soldier attends 'State of the Union' Address

    Feb 3, 2012

    2nd Lt. Brittany Ramos, assigned to the 841st Engineer Battalion, had the chance of a lifetime at the State of the Union address Jan. 24, 2012, thanks to an invitation from Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The 22-year old was selected for the opportunity following an impressive interview with Schultz's District Office staff. Ramos, a native of Flower Mound, Texas, and an Honors BOLC graduate last year, is proud of her family's Army strong heritage.

  • 25th CAB Deploys for OEF

    Jan 24, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- 25th Combat Aviation Brigade "Wings of Lightning," 25th Infantry Division Soldiers completed deployment the week of Jan. 23 from Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Tax center opens

    Jan 23, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- It's that time of year again. With the new year underway and tax forms trickling in, the process of filing taxes for 2011 has begun.

  • Army chief of staff discusses way forward during visit to Japan

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Army's top-ranking officer was in Japan on Jan. 19, 2012, to meet with senior leaders from both the U.S. and Japanese militaries and governments to discuss the U.S. Army's role in helping to shape the future of the Pacific region.

  • Sailors Volunteer at Annual NKF Golf Classic Championship

    Jan 23, 2012

    MONTEREY, Calif. - For three days in January, Sailors from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center experienced some of Monterey's most beautiful and famous golf courses Jan. 13-15.

  • Three Soldier siblings reuniting at FOB Solerno Afghanistan

    Jan 23, 2012

    Three Soldier siblings reuniting at FOB Solerno Afghanistan

  • Net Zero means 'more fuel for the fight'

    Jan 24, 2012

    Net Zero for the Army means a reduction in energy used, in water used, and in waste produced. For Soldiers it can mean lives saved and more resources to train to fight.

  • Wounded Warrior headed to Paralympic Games

    Jul 26, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is the first active-duty Soldier to be nominated for the Paralympic Games and first active-duty service member to ever be nominated to compete in shooting sports at the games.

  • DoD's only mobile repair team located at MCAAP

    Jan 23, 2012

    As the only Department of Defense mobile rail repair team, the 35 rail road workers at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant keep plenty busy as they crisscross America providing a vital national security service to other Army installations and military services.

  • As Army downsizes, Soldiers must remain competitive

    Jan 24, 2012

    The past 10 years of war assured many Soldiers an assignment or promotion with a high degree of certainty, said an official with the Promotions branch. That's no longer necessarily the case.

  • SMDC employee says farewell

    Jan 25, 2012

    SMDC employee retires

  • USACE districts collaborate to provide essential services in Afghanistan

    Mar 5, 2012

    Teamwork is a tenet of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as it fulfills its mission to provide engineering services to the nation in peace and war, and nowhere is that better exemplified than the collaboration that exists among the districts of the Transatlantic Division in delivering services that support construction in Afghanistan.

  • SMDC moves into the future with SharePoint migration

    Jan 26, 2012

    SMDC transfers with SharePoint

  • SMDC Soldiers give customers perspective, protection

    Jan 25, 2012

    SMDC provides for customers

  • 158th Infantry Brigade holds Change of Responsibility

    Jan 23, 2012

    158th Infantry Brigade Commander Col. Christopher S. Forbes hosted a change of responsibility ceremony Jan. 20 at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center where Sgt. Maj. Robert G. Todd relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. William L. Gardner II.

  • Service members delivering food and clothing to the homeless

    Jan 23, 2012

    Service members delivering food and clothing to the homeless in Korea.

  • Recruiting Station Excels at Referral Enlistments

    Jan 27, 2012

    A western Wisconsin recruiting station sets the bar high for enlisting people in the Army from referrals in fiscal year 2011.

  • Military panel urges agility as budgets decline

    Jan 23, 2012

    The U.S. military must become more agile to defeat future adversaries as budgets shrink, defense officials said Jan. 19. Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, led the five-member panel discussion, "Meeting the Warfighters' Full Spectrum Operations Challenge: Joint Warfighter Requirements and Challenges." "When we know we have a wartime mission coming up, we want to be able to rapidly equip the latest technologies," Justice said in opening remarks to about 75 military officials and defense contractors at the 11th annual Warfighter TechNet Conference.

  • Soldier Shares Army Story in Hometown

    Jan 23, 2012

    Soldier shares his Army story in his hometown.

  • Hamilton hosts Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region

    Jan 24, 2012

    FORT HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Garrison commanders, command sergeants major and principle staff from Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington gathered here Jan. 19 and 20 to conduct a commander's conference with MDW Commanding General Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Williams.

  • Army Agency Completes Mission to Destroy Chemical Weapons

    Jan 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot (DCD) in Utah on Jan. 21, 2012. With the elimination of the Utah chemical weapons stockpile, CMA has safely destroyed nearly 90 percent of the Nation's stockpile of chemical agent and has successfully completed its mission to destroy all chemical agent munitions and items declared at entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and assigned to CMA for destruction.

  • Course brings Afghanistan step closer to having armor corps

    Jan 24, 2012

    In March the Afghan National Army will take possession of the first 58 of 352 Mobile Strike Force Vehicles they will receive to enable quick reaction and Mobile Strike Force capabilities.

  • All-American Bowl Centers of Influence Embrace Army

    Jan 23, 2012

    Centers of Influence attend Army-All American bowl and return home to spread message about Army and Army opportunities.

  • Color Guard remembers fallen comrade

    Jan 23, 2012

    Caspers, an infantryman, Continental Color Guard, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), distinctly remembers the last time he spoke to his best friend, Spc. Ronald Wildrick.

  • Pre-positioned equipment goes aboard USNS Red Cloud

    Jan 23, 2012

    The USNS Red Cloud is taking on materiel at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., part of Army Sustainment Command's global collection of prepositioned stocks.

  • Army Story Opens Doors in College Preparatory High School

    Jan 23, 2012

    A recruiter's determination and sincere desire to make a difference helps him build a relationship with an International Baccalaureate high school and open the doors there to Army recruiting.

  • Old Guard Soldiers take on Best Ranger

    Jan 31, 2012

    The Old Guard's Best Ranger team will make its fourth appearance at the Best Ranger Competition, April 13-16, in Fort Benning, Ga. Despite the grueling physical and mental requirements of the competition, Staff Sgt. Sean McAlpine, infantryman, Delta Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), and his teammates, are confident they are doing everything they can to prepare.

  • Wounded Warrior headed to Paralympic Games

    Jan 23, 2012

    Showcasing courage, determination and inspiration, USA Shooting has announced the nomination of Sgt. 1st Class Josh Olson of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit to the 2012 U.S. Paralympic Team contingent on the approval of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Olson is the first active-duty Soldier to be nominated for the Paralympic Games and first active-duty servicemember to ever be nominated to compete in shooting sports at the games.

  • Materiel Enterprise leadership visits Materiel Enterprise forward

    Jan 23, 2012

    Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology and Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general, Army Materiel Command, visited some of the more than 52,000 personnel who make up the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Jan. 20 and 21.

  • A Tale of Two Command Sergeants Major

    Jan 23, 2012

  • 773rd CST takes on EMAT responsibilities

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Emergency Medical Assistance Team, based in Schwetzingen, Germany, cased its colors and deactivated at Tompkins Barracks here Jan 11, ending its six-year Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) reconnaissance mission in Europe.

  • Dunwoody, Shyu, Denver tour Kuwait operations

    Jan 23, 2012

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command; Heidi Shyu, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology; and Kim Denver, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement); met with senior U.S. Army Central and team unit leaders at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Jan. 22. Dunwoody, Shyu and Denver also had an aerial tour of current operations, seeing Arifjan, Camp Beuhring and Kuwait Naval Base from the air, accompanied by Brig. Gen. Karen LeDoux, Third Army/Army Central G-4, Maj. Gen. Kenneth S. Dowd, Commander, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, and Col. John S. Laskodi, Commander, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade.

  • Assistant Secretary vsits new TARDEC laboratory

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment toured the Army's one-of-a-kind testing centers being built for the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC).

  • Army chief of staff visits Alaska

    Jan 23, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno underscored Alaska's importance as one of the Army's premiere training locations during a Jan. 20, 2012, visit to U.S. Army Alaska headquarters.

  • Author, World War II vets remember 'Operation: PLUM'

    Jan 23, 2012

    A military author, World War II veterans, military and community leaders around Savannah, Ga., gathered to remember the men of the 27th Bombardment Group, which returned home with only 30 percent of their men after World War II.

  • Garrison firefighters help douse blaze at German horse farm

    Jan 24, 2012

    When German firefighters from Winnweiler needed help dousing a blaze, they called upon Army firefighters at Sembach Kaserne, thanks to a mutual aid agreement with U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern.

  • Army South strengthens partnership with Chilean army

    Jan 23, 2012

    U.S. Army South's commanding general traveled to Chile as part of Army South's effort to build partner nation capacity through engagement and personal exchanges.

  • Dutch defense minister visits Fort Hood

    Jan 23, 2012

    Dutch Defense Minister Hans Hillen came to Fort Hood, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012, to meet with his troops training here under the 21st Cavalry Brigade (Air Combat).

  • Town hall to take new approach with social media integration

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Fort Hood, Texas, Facebook and TV Town Hall, which will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2012, will combine social media, over-the-air television broadcasts and Internet radio for the first time in an attempt to engage as many community members as possible during the event.

  • Earned Income Tax Credit may put money in people's pockets

    Jan 23, 2012

    Some people could be eligible to get more money back from the Internal Revenue Service -- as much as $5,751.

  • Tanzania partners with U.S., provides medical care for women, children

    Jan 23, 2012

    Tanzanian medical providers working in partnership with U.S. service members from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa provided medical care to more than 2,100 Tanzanian women and children during a Medical Civil Action Program Jan. 9-13, 2012.

  • Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody visits AFSBn-KAF

    Jan 22, 2012

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commanding general of Army Materiel Command, visited the Army Field Support Battalion- Kandahar, Jan 21. While there she presented Soldiers and Civilians with coins for their superior performance in support of warfighters in Afghanistan. Gen. Dunwoody made the stop in Kandahar as part of a multiple day trip to visit with Soldiers and civilians within the Army Materiel Enterprise.

  • Corps of Engineers completes river bypass for Afghans

    Jan 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South completed a $3.1 million bypass project so Afghans have an alternative to driving over the Arghistan River bridge in Kandahar province.

  • 3rd MDSC Behavioral Health Prevention Team supports Servicemembers

    Jan 21, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Servicemembers often encounter stress while deployed. The day-in and day-out hard work troops put in while being separated from their families and friends for extended periods of time can take its toll on a Warrior's mental health.

  • Living the dream, remembering MLK

    Jan 21, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Equal opportunity leaders from Third Army, Area Support Group -- Kuwait and 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) presented a program in honor of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observance here Jan 16. The Department of Defense directed that the theme would be "A Day On, Not A Day Off."

  • Data-based business dashboard drives project success in Afghanistan Engineer District-South

    Jan 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South hones operations by continually refining construction management business practices.

  • Kwajalein 4-H recognized nationally

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Kwajalein 4-H club was recently recognized on a military 4-H blog. The post "Small but Mighty! 4-H on Kwajalein" explains the many programs available to 4-H youth on Kwajalein.

  • Long-time resident departs Kwajalein after 45 years

    Jan 23, 2012

    It's the end of an era. Long-time resident leaves the island.

  • January 6, 2012 - CSA remarks AUSA Alamo Chapter Luncheon

    Jan 20, 2012

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Alaska

    Jan 20, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits U.S. Army Alaska headquarters at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

  • New order strengthens Army's transition assistance

    Jan 23, 2012

    All Soldiers planning to separate from the Army are now required to begin their transition process at least a year before leaving, according to a Department of the Army execution order signed Dec. 29, 2011.

  • Commander, USAKA/RTS, attends RMI inaugurations

    Jan 23, 2012

    Col. Joseph Gaines, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll commander, attended the inauguration of the new President of the Marshall Islands Christopher Loeak and his new cabinet in Majuro, RMI on Jan. 17.

  • Fort Bragg bowling centers offer fun options, activities for patrons

    Jan 20, 2012

    For leisure activities, Fort Bragg's bowling centers are great sources of fun and activities. From the New Year's Eve party at Pope Lanes to the more recent Dollar Days every Monday at Dragon Lanes, there is no shortage of excitement.

  • Wounded warriors gather for Army Warrior Games shooting camp

    Jan 24, 2012

    Twenty five wounded Soldiers came to El Paso and Fort Bliss, Texas, from different installations to participate in the Warrior Games Shooting Training Camp, Jan. 11-14, 2012.

  • Kickboxing changes up normal aerobic activity on Fort Bragg

    Jan 20, 2012

    Aerobic kickboxing doesn't involve kicking butt, but it does offer Pope Fitness Center members a break from the normal grind of everyday fitness routines. Sometimes changing workout routines helps to keep it interesting for gym members, said Amanda Christianson, kickboxing instructor and group fitness manager for Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. Deviating from the normal routine sometimes makes a big difference.

  • Fort Bragg events geared to building camaraderie

    Jan 20, 2012

    Every other month, through a program coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation an event called Bosses' Night, is held. The flip side of Bosses' Night is known as Right Arm Night, designed to give senior leadership the opportunity to mingle with their "right-arm" or junior personnel. FMWR strategically coordinates Bosses' Night to coincide with the Leadership Development Program.

  • Do your part and help Fort Bragg recycle

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Fort Bragg Bragg About Recycling event Jan. 14, collected over 5,000 pounds of electronic waste.

  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partners with the Association of Pacific Ports at their winter conf

    Jan 20, 2012

    Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen recently attended the Association of Pacific Ports (APP) winter conference at Ko'olina on Oahu and presented a briefing called, the "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Your Partner in the Pacific."

  • Army Crash Dynamics Lab nears completion

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Crash Dynamics Lab (CDL), a state-of-the-art training facility for Army safety investigators, took a giant step toward completion Jan. 18 with the placement of a CH-47 'Chinook' helicopter accident display.

  • "Long Knife" troops keep skills sharp

    Jan 20, 2012

    FT. HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, ruck marched out to the Black Gap range complex in order to conduct rifle marksmanship training, here Jan. 11-12.

  • Army Contracting key to medical breakthroughs

    Jan 20, 2012

    A medical research contract established through the Army Contracting Command -- Aberdeen Proving Ground has led to the nation's first full face transplant and the first combination face and hands transplant.

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