Archive: Jan 2012

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  • Stallion medics compete for "Best"

    Jan 20, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- The sky was overcast and the climate cool as Soldiers donned protective body armor and helmets. These Soldiers steeled themselves, steadied their nerves and readied their weapons for the next life-saving ten minutes of their lives

  • Fort Campbell MP Battalion deploys to Afghanistan for one year

    Jan 20, 2012

    As he walked into one of the post shopettes dressed in an Army Multi-cami uniform, Lt. Col. David Thompson said he was told, "thank you" and "welcome home" from a few of the civilians there. "They thought I had come home from a deployment," he said. The fact was Thompson, commander of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, was actually preparing to head out on deployment. He and the rest of his battalion headquarters staff left this week for their year-long tour to Afghanistan.

  • Anniston Army Depot aligning workforce to declining workload

    Feb 2, 2012

    With the completion of the war in Iraq, the need for military equipment repair at Anniston Army Depot is also declining. Faced with decreasing workload requirements, the depot expects to release its temporary and term workforce as their scheduled appointments expire in fiscal year 2012.

  • Burke named ANAD DCO

    Jan 20, 2012

    This week, Anniston Army Depot installed a new deputy to the commander. Michael Burke, who served as the general manager for Production Operations since 2006, became the DCO Jan. 16.

  • Hunter Army Airfield welcomes new CSM

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Hunter Army Airfield garrison welcomed a new command sergeant major

  • Everything is Roses for the Horse Cavalry Detachment

    Jan 20, 2012

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The 1st Cavalry Division's Horse Cavalry Detachment rang in 2012 in Pasadena, Calif. by representing the First Team for the ninth time in the 123rd Annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan 1.

  • Anniston Army Depot's buffalo move to their new Georgia home

    Jan 20, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot is no longer a place where buffalo roam. The afternoon of Jan. 12, two cattle trailers from Noah's Ark, a nonprofit animal park located in Locust Grove, Ga., came to the depot and retrieved the two female bison and one beefalo, a combination bison and cow, the depot kept in a pen near the Nichols Industrial Complex.

  • Fort Campbell well-represented in online show

    Jan 24, 2012

    When an online reality challenge program began looking for active duty special ops Soldiers, two Fort Campbell representatives answered the call: Sgt. 1st Class Drew Penny of the 5th Special Forces Group and Staff Sgt. Cody Sieber of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. The object was to compete in a variety of challenges, including marksmanship and rescue missions, to see who would emerge as 2011's Maximum Warrior.

  • DGRC presents locomotive bell to ANAD

    Jan 20, 2012

    A rare piece of locomotive history has a new home at Anniston Army Depot, thanks to depot employees more than 1,500 miles away. The Defense Non-Tactical Generator and Rail Center, otherwise known as DGRC, a component of the depot located at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, recently sent a brass bell to Anniston in honor of the relationship between the two organizations.

  • Anniston Army Depot receives Department of Defense award

    Jan 20, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot was recognized as one of 148 finalists for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. government gives to employers for their outstanding support of employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.

  • ANAD manufacturing IED-detecting scrapes

    Jan 20, 2012

    The depot is working quickly to equip warfighters with a new tool to combat improvised explosive devices -- something that looks like it belongs in a farmer's field rather than behind a military vehicle.

  • The Army wants you -- to vote!

    Jan 23, 2012

    Officials at the Human Resources Command want to ensure that the entire Army family understands the importance of voting, and want to make it as easy as possible.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers competed in Best Warrior competitions

    Jan 20, 2012

    Army Reserve Soldiers competed in Best Warrior competitions from major subordinate command through Army Reserve level.

  • Natick holds AFAP Conference

    Jan 20, 2012

    Members of the Natick Soldier Systems Center community came together Jan. 18 at the Lord Community Center to raise issues and concerns during the 2012 NSSC Army Family Action Plan Conference.

  • Commit to be Fit: Resolutions - winning mindset required

    Jan 20, 2012

    A new year can mean a fresh start; a renewed hope and a list of resolutions that you vow to keep in the coming months.

  • Spartan Soldiers adopt a new way to look at fitness

    Jan 20, 2012

    Drawing from the proven methods employed by the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment, the Soldiers from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment with the help of the unit's commander, spearheaded a new pilot physical training comprehensive development program focused on Soldiers to become more resilient in combat and reach new levels of fitness.

  • Visit from Savannah community changes perspectives

    Jan 20, 2012

    The adverse weather did not impact a local community group when visiting the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade at Hunter Army Airfield, Jan. 11.

  • Spiritual fitness takes Soldiers to new heights

    Jan 20, 2012

    HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas--Several First Strike Soldiers along with the help of their battalion chaplain and his assistant, made small work of some oversized boulders while showing the true strength of their combined spiritual fitness.

  • Federal employees break record in CFC giving

    Jan 20, 2012

    Colonel Kevin Milton, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander, accepted a certificate of appreciation from Coastal Georgia Combined Federal Campaign Chairman Gerry Phelan at the 2011 CFC Awards Breakfast and Celebration, held at the Savannah Civic Center, Jan. 11. This year, Third Infantry Division pledges totaled $582,667; more than $100,000 over its goal of $475,000, according to Amy Riesinger, the campaign director. It was also the first year that campaign pledges topped the 2006 record.

  • Going before the board: Put your best foot forward

    Jan 26, 2012

    In this time of strategies for military downsizing and dropping promotion rates, the first impression you make on a promotion or selection board can make or break you, and it's made through My Board File. Soldiers have the power to manage their board files so their true merit is obvious to members of the board. Don't leave anything to chance.

  • Author, WW II vets remember 'PLUM'

    Jan 20, 2012

    In November 1941, 1,209 men with the 27th Bombardment Group left what is now Hunter Army Airfield to beef up Gen. Douglas MacArthur's defense of the Philippines. A year later, only 20 returned to the U.S. Of the remaining, the rest were killed or became prisoners of war. Only 30 percent of the unit ever returned home.

  • Army Corps, partners, celebrate Cape May project

    Jan 20, 2012

    CAPE MAY, N.J. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base here. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed the last load of sand from the more than 620,000 cubic yards of sand placed on the Training Center Cape May's beaches. The Coast Guard base is considered a feeder beach, and ocean currents will carry sand placed here to popular recreational beaches in the city.

  • WANTED! "Garryowen" Troopers who served with 3/7th Cav during Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Jan 25, 2012

    Troopers from 3rd Squadron, 7th U.S. Cavalry, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, also known for being cavalryman, horseman, troopers, or its historical nickname "Garryowen," are focusing their efforts on an important new mission during 2012, which will honor all former 3-7th CAV Troopers who have gallantly served and put themselves in harm's way.

  • 3SB Soldiers, Families attend FRG War Week

    Jan 20, 2012

    Soldiers and Family Members of 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division attended War Week, hosted by the Army Community Service Mobilization/Deployment Program Staff for members of the Family Readiness Group.

  • Signal Soldier becomes unlikely hero

    Jan 20, 2012

    A hero doesn't always wear tights and go by an alias. Sometimes if you look hard enough, you may find a hero among your own ranks. Someone like Spc. Michael Steven Cox.

  • Shred It -- Don't Share It Days

    Jan 20, 2012

    It seems that 2012 will offer little respite from identity theft. It is already being reported that over 300,000 individuals have fallen victim to this crime. The risk of printed Personally Identifiable Information being compromised is a constant threat. Identity Theft in many cases is a low tech crime accomplished through dumpster diving for your information.

  • Volunteers bring passion to community theater group

    Jan 20, 2012

    The group was rehearsing for "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," a four-woman musical about friendship, life and love featuring popular music from the 1960s. Opening night was Jan. 20. The musical's second weekend includes dinner theater performances Jan. 27-28, plus a matinee on Jan. 29.

  • 'Balers' add streamers during 200th birthday ceremony

    Jan 20, 2012

    'Balers' add streamers

  • Honor Dr King by living Army Values

    Jan 20, 2012

    As our nation reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, I encourage our Soldiers, Family Members and Department of the Army Civilians at Fort Stewart -Hunter Army Airfield to pay tribute to the American hero by embodying the beliefs and ethics that he exhibited during his lifetime. It's no coincidence that these same beliefs happen to provide the framework for our Army--we know them more commonly as core Army Values.

  • Using resiliency training skills at home keeps things in perspective

    Jan 20, 2012

    Embracing skills learned from resiliency training helps Family Member Michelle Grabill with daily stressors as an Army spouse and mother. Like other spouses, Grabrill registered to attend the four-day course that's offered though Army Community Services which focused on five core competencies.

  • Stewart, local community work together for cause

    Jan 20, 2012

    Among the six principles of the Third Infantry Division's Command Philosophy, the element of team work exemplifies the collaboration between Fort Stewart and the local community.

  • Personnel prepare for tax season

    Jan 20, 2012

    It's that time of year again. Tax season is upon the United States. Two free tax centers will open on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Bldgs. 406 on McNair Road and 29 on U.S. Military Road, for retirees, active duty servicemembers and their Family members.

  • GA senator encourages 3rd ID Soldiers to 'let freedom ring'

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Third Infantry Division joined in on the nation's celebration and remembrance of Civil Rights Icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during an equal opportunity observance ceremony held at Fort Stewart, Jan. 18.

  • Marines practice rescue skills

    Jan 20, 2012

    Soldiers and Marines stationed in the National Capital Region dug, cut and crawled through mounds of concrete, steel and just about anything else imaginable for 72 continuous hours last week, keeping their rescue skills ready for any incident within the region.

  • Army statement on MEDEVAC issue

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Army today responded to recent reports that putting red crosses on medical evacuation helicopters and not arming them is somehow putting injured Soldiers' lives at risk.

  • Hearts Apart

    Jan 20, 2012

    When a military spouse, family member loved one is deployed, a Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall-support group known as Hearts Apart is on call to comfort the difficulty of separation from a loved one and the frightening fear of the unknown.

  • German teachers from Parsberg visit Hohenfels Middle/High School

    Jan 20, 2012

    The second phase of Hohenfels Middle/High School's partnership with the Parsberg Gymnasium kicked off recently when several Parsberg teachers were invited to lead classes at Hohenfels. (Gymnasium is the equivalent of High School in Germany.)

  • 2012 African American Black History Month Tri-signed letter

    Jan 20, 2012

    2012 African American Black History Month Tri-signed letter

  • Panetta announces initiatives targeting sexual assault

    Jan 20, 2012

    Sexual assault has no place in the Defense Department, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today, calling the crime "a stain on the good honor of the great majority of our troops and their families."

  • Dempsey explains Joint Operational Access concept in blog

    Jan 20, 2012

    The nation's top military officer wrote in a blog post yesterday about a new Defense Department concept to assure U.S. forces entry and sustained access to any contested domain: land, air, space, sea or cyber.

  • Installations making progress toward 'Net Zero' by 2020

    Jan 23, 2012

    Representatives from 18 installations attended the Army's Net Zero Energy Installations Conference in Chicago this week to brief their progress and share pilot projects such as solar photovoltaic panels and using sensors to find water leaks.

  • CSA's wife sees Yongsan for the first time

    Jan 20, 2012

    Linda Odierno, wife of Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, began her first visit to South Korea with a tour of Yongsan Garrison.

  • Odierno visits American Soldiers in South Korea

    Jan 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army's top officer met with senior Army leaders and American Soldiers in South Korea Jan. 19-20, 2012.

  • Kicking off AER campaign

    Jan 20, 2012

    SMDC AER campaign kicks off with football auction

  • DINFOS to launch course for international students

    Jan 23, 2012

    The Defense Information School is scheduled to begin the first class for the Public Affairs Course for International Students on Jan 23.

  • Club Meade offers new lunch, recreation options

    Jan 23, 2012

    Club Meade delivers lunch on and off post, allowing one hour for delivery time, to anyone who works on post.

  • Radio personality urges change on MLK Day

    Jan 23, 2012

    Radio talk-show host Joe Madison posed a provocative question to the large crowd attending the installation's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community observance on Jan. 12 at McGill Training Center here at Fort Meade.

  • Eighth Army to participate in Yama Sakura in Japan

    Jan 25, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Approximately 150 American Soldiers from the Eighth Army headquarters element will participate in Exercise Yama Sakura in Japan from Jan. 24 - Feb. 5.

  • Top U.S. Army leaders meet on Yongsan Garrison

    Jan 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Senior U.S. Army leaders discussed the readiness of U.S. Army forces in Korea Jan. 18 - 19 as the U.S. military shifts its focus to the Asia Pacific region.

  • U.S. Army chief of staff to visit troops in Korea

    Jan 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - As the U.S. military shifts its focus to the Asia Pacific region, the U.S. Army's senior uniformed leader will visit American Soldiers in Korea Jan. 19 - 20.

  • Reduction of stigma to seeking help has begun, says Chiarelli

    Feb 17, 2012

    The Army released a study today on behavioral health and reported that the number of suicides decreased this past year and more Soldiers are seeking treatment for their problems.

  • Olympic boxing hopeful vies for All-Army title Saturday

    Jan 19, 2012

    Sgt. Charles Blackwell has been the veteran leader at the Army Boxing Camp this week at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and Jan. 21 he fights for the 201-pound All-Army title and a chance to compete for an empty slot on the U.S. Olympic Team.

  • 229th MI Battalion B Company Changes Command

    Jan 19, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center's 229th Military Intelligence Battalion Company B held a change of command ceremony at the Presidio's historic Soldier Field Jan. 12.

  • ARSOUTH, Belize Defence Force conduct combat medic engagement

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 17, 2012) -- U.S. Army South continued it's long-standing tradition of working closely with partner nation armies by conducting a combat medic engagement with members of Belize's Defence Force and Navy last November near Ladyville, Belize.

  • Marines get lessons in inequality during Field Meet

    Jan 19, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Prior to Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Marines from the Marine Corps Detachment Presidio of Monterey held a formation run and Field Meet competition that turned out to be a bit more than it first appeared.

  • Condition Based Maintenance, sustaining the Army's equipment

    Jan 19, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. --The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted its second annual Condition Based Maintenance, or CBM, Summit here Jan. 18-20.

  • Fort Sill birthplace of Army combat aviation

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (19 Jan. 2012) -- Fort sill has the oldest continuously operating Army airfield, almost 100 years old, and is considered the birthplace of Army combat aviation.

  • Army general's promotion reflects strength of family, character

    Jan 20, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, was promoted to the rank of major general during a ceremony held here, Jan. 18. Maj. Gen. Merdith Temple, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, acting chief of engineers and acting commander, presided over the ceremony.

  • Soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard provide security in Kuwait

    Jan 19, 2012

    Soldiers with the Minnesota National Guard provide security in Kuwait for exiting equipment from Iraq.

  • 'Bushmasters' plunge into deep end to train

    Jan 20, 2012

    The Soldiers, wearing Kevlars, load-bearing vests and blindfolds over their faces, inched their way to the outer edges of their respective diving board.

  • 'Vanguard' Soldiers unmask with confidence during CBRN training

    Jan 19, 2012

    The smoke caused by burning O-chlorobenzylidene-malononitirle gas capsules wafted slowly to the top of the chamber. When the door at the head of the building opened and the Soldiers stepped in, the smoke snaked toward the opening, almost inviting the Soldiers to come in and play.

  • Make way for Hunter Ridge

    Jan 19, 2012

    The lined-up shovels with construction helmets mounted on the handle marked the ceremonious occasion of an upcoming Family housing community at Hunter Army Airfield. Community leaders gathered for the groundbreaking ceremony of Hunter Ridge, Jan. 12.

  • Accessions Command discontinued

    Jan 20, 2012

    A Fort Knox, Ky., ceremony Wednesday marked the end of the Accessions Command, which is being discontinued in a cost-cutting measure ordered by the Department of the Army.

  • Fitness center opens new Yogalates class - Aerobics program expands offerings

    Jan 19, 2012

    Nearly 20 fitness enthusiasts participated in the inaugural "Yogalates" class at Graves fitness center Jan. 12.

  • Belvoir SOS helps Families of Fallen Soldiers thrive

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Survivors Outreach Services program educates and supports Soldiers, Families and civilians who have lost a Soldier.

  • Toastmasters learn public speaking, leadership

    Jan 19, 2012

    Public speaking is an exercise that can make even the most self-confident person nervous..

  • Guidelines encourage caution when using social media

    Jan 19, 2012

    The phenomenon known as social media is utilized by many different businesses, organizations and individuals.

  • Control tower increasing vantage point

    Jan 19, 2012

    Davison Army Airfield's new control tower appears to be a dynamic upgrade as construction of the facility draws closer to completion.

  • Tree planting keeps Belvoir beautiful

    Jan 19, 2012

    When the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005 became law, Fort Belvoir was one post whose future included major construction and growth. While the garrison was planning for those dramatic changes, it was also looking at the big picture -- everything that was to be affected by the new construction, infrastructure growth, and population influx.

  • Mobile App pays defense workers to carpool

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Northern Virginia Regional Commission hopes a new smart phone application provides an assist in traffic reduction.

  • New Fort Carson TSC facility improves training

    Jan 19, 2012

    Fort Carson's ability to ready Soldiers for contingency operations expanded and improved this month with the opening of a new Training Support Center.

  • Soldier memorialized at Kennel

    Jan 19, 2012

    She was a knitter, she was a student and she was a leader. Sgt. Zainah "Caye" Creamer, a former Military working dog handler for the Military District of Washington at Fort Belvoir's 212th Military Police Detachment Kennels, was also a Soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • TAPS honors Soldiers for mentoring

    Jan 19, 2012

    Fifty Soldiers were honored in the Fallen Heroes Family Center Jan. 13 for taking an extra, extraordinary step as Soldiers.

  • Keenan pins major general: MEDDAC receives new commander

    Jan 19, 2012

    Col. John M. McGrath took the helm of Fort Carson Medical Department Activity from Col. Jimmie O. Keenan during a change of command ceremony at the Special Events Center Jan. 12.

  • Tragedy strengthens bond between brothers

    Jan 19, 2012

    Staff Sgt.'s Andrew and Tim Payne, the youngest of four boys from Buffalo, N.Y., have always been close, and a horrible circumstance brought them even closer.

  • Olympic hopeful Sgt. Charles Blackwell: Boxing is pure

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Five years ago, Sgt. Charles Blackwell --then a civilian -- did something ridiculous. He brazenly walked into the University of Las Vegas boxing club and said he wanted to lace up the gloves. UNLV wasn't just any team; the University had just won the 2006 National title. Blackwell wasn't just any boxing hopeful; he was a novice with absolutely zero experience. He wasn't even a student, just a campus visitor to where his sister was attending.

  • Victims typically know their stalker

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- January is "Stalking Prevention Month." This two-part series focuses on patterns of abusive behavior and what can be done to stop this crime. Part 2 will run in next week's Cannoneer (Jan. 26).

  • Medal of Honor hero talks training, choices to Soldiers

    Jan 20, 2012

    Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry came to Fort Sill, Okla., Jan. 12, 2012, to share his story with Soldiers. He is the second living, active-duty Soldier to receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • New privatized housing opens at Fort Sill

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Fort Sill officially opened the first section of the 432-home Buffalo Soldier Acres neighborhood with a ribbon cutting ceremony Jan. 11 here.

  • Veteran Soldier rebuilds life after service

    Jan 19, 2012

    Dogs love Victoria more than strangers. They helped her rebuild her life after 9 years in Counter Intelligence.

  • USAISR Research Benefits Everyone

    Jan 19, 2012

    The research conducted on tourniquets at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research is proving to be beneficial beyond the battlefield.

  • New truncal tourniquet ready for battlefield use

    Jan 20, 2012

    After almost two years of research by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the junctional tourniquet is ready for battlefield use.

  • USAISR Soldier Named MEDCOM Equal Opportunity Leader of the Year

    Jan 19, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Jeffery K. Jenkins from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research was selected as the 2011 Equal Opportunity Leader of the Year for the U.S. Army Medical Command.

  • Career counselors help Soldiers find their place after active duty

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When Soldiers prepare to leave active-duty service, they have to go through many steps to clear the installation. One of the many stops on their outprocessing checklist is a visit to Fort Drum's Reserve Component Transition Office.

  • Fort Drum community celebrates King legacy

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A 10th Mountain Division (LI) brigade commander credits Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with who he is today and allowing him the opportunity to travel the road to get here.

  • Fort Drum community bids farewell to senior leader

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers, Family Members and civilians bade farewell to a senior leader who served Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division (LI) for the past 16 months.

  • Soldier brings roller hockey to Fort Rucker

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Hockey enthusiasts from as far as Panama City came to Fort Rucker Jan. 14 in an effort to start an active, weekly gathering to play roller hockey.

  • Ecoprofit: Garrison's project aimed at saving energy, protecting environment

    Jan 20, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The Directorates of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation and Public Works have partnered to make strides to save taxpayers greenbacks on the greens. As part of last year's Ecological Project for Integrated Environmental Technology Project, the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden DPW Environmental Division is getting rid of the electrically powered water reservoir aeration system at the irrigation pond at Rheinblick Golf Course and replacing it with a windmill aeration system.

  • A Fort Drum Icon: Retired colonel reflects on Army career, road to 10th Mountain Division and Fort

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Michael Plummer has been championing Fort Drum's progress since 1984, the year he played a role in bringing the 10th Mountain Division to a little-known Army training post in northern New York.

  • DPS officials urge awareness to Fort Rucker drivers

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Directorate of Public Safety officials offer some driving safety tips as they urge Fort Rucker residents to take in certain considerations while driving on post.

  • Student 2 Student welcomes newcomers to Wiesbaden High School

    Jan 19, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Looking back, Joseph Griffith would have enjoyed having someone official show him around when he moved to Germany from Texas in the seventh grade. That is one of the reasons he volunteers for Student 2 Student, an organization at Wiesbaden High School that has students orient new students at the school.

  • The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" 90th Anniversary Concert

    Jan 19, 2012

    The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" will celebrate its 90-year anniversary milestone with a 2 hour concert.

  • New car wash facility opens on post Friday

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Fort Rucker community will soon have a new way to keep its vehicles looking like new when the new automatic car wash opens near the automotive skills center on post Jan. 20.

  • Mayors get view of Baumholder's future

    Jan 19, 2012

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Local mayors and German military officials received a look at Baumholder's future from Lt. Col. Sam McAdoo Dec. 12 during a mayor's luncheon at the Rheinlander Community Club.

  • Fort Rucker commemorates life of MLK Jr.

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- Soldiers, Family members and members of the local community gathered on Fort Rucker to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and ask "life's most persistent and urgent question: What are you doing for others?"

  • Aviators benefit from cockpit trainers

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The Aviation Learning Center on Fort Rucker received four new Cockpit Academic Procedural Trainers to help flight students and transitioning Aviators stay proficient Jan. 9.

  • V Corps welcomes new commander

    Jan 19, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers, civilians and host nation leaders welcomed V Corps' new commander, Lt. Gen. James L. Terry, during a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, Jan. 10, 2012.

  • Interim family support tied to BAH

    Jan 19, 2012

    Because of new basic housing allowance rates for 2012 that recently took effect, service members providing interim family support pursuant should adjust their allotments accordingly.

  • Factors determine eligibilty for free foreclosure review

    Jan 19, 2012

    Millions of Americans may be eligible for a free mortgage foreclosure review.

  • Army Wellness Center shapes community

    Jan 19, 2012

    It's that time of year again, 2012 has rounded the corner and New Year's resolutions are in full swing. According to the Department of Health, the most reliable and repeated New Year's resolution is losing weight. After all, when the holidays are in full swing, so are our bellies, and thighs, and … well, you get it. An alarming 62 percent of active duty personnel are overweight or obese, according to Kim Waller, director of the Grafenwoehr Army Wellness Center.

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