Archive: Jan 2012

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  • Fort Jackson - What's cooking?

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Fort Jackson Thrift Shop is publishing a Fort Jackson Cookbook titled, "Fort Jackson -- What's Cooking?"

  • Hollywood bound: Ansbach Army reservist sings her way to stardom for Operation Rising Star

    Jan 19, 2012

    Sgt. Melissa Neal, a reservist assigned to the 457th Civil Affairs Battalion, here, won the 2011 Operation Rising Star competition at Fort Sam Houston Theatre, Dec. 17.

  • King's dream remains alive, demands everyone's action

    Jan 19, 2012

    It has been nearly 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. This speech immortalized Dr. King.

  • Tax season under way, center to open

    Jan 19, 2012

    In today's economy, if you have the opportunity to save some money, you had better take advantage of it.

  • Piecing together the perfect ski adventure

    Jan 19, 2012

    When my wife and I moved here from Honolulu more than two years ago we were more than a bit concerned about one thing: winter. Sure, we could handle cold, but Bavarian cold? And after four years in Hawaii, we weren't even sure if we knew what cold was anymore. As expected, the first winter was brutal -- long hours of darkness, digging our car out every morning -- but since then we've learned the best way to deal with the elements is to embrace them.

  • T-Hawk gives Soldiers, Marines eyes on the battlefield

    Jan 19, 2012

    Soldiers and Marines are getting a new unmanned aerial vehicle that will give them real time intelligence on the battlefield.

  • Army Corps dredge rescues boater

    Jan 19, 2012

    Crew members of the Dredge McFarland rescued a boater who had reportedly been floating in 48 degree water for nearly three hours and was only minutes away from being carried out of the harbor and into the open ocean.

  • Army releases Generating Health and Discipline in the Force ahead of Strategic Reset Report

    Feb 17, 2012

    The Army today released the Army 2020 Generating Health and Discipline in the Force, Report 2012, referred to as the Army Gold Book. The report serves as an update to the Army Red Book published in 2010.

  • 99 percent of 1st quarter 2012 construction goal met

    Jan 18, 2012

    Getting projects completed in Afghanistan is challenging, but the USACE's Afghanistan Engineer District-South set a goal of completing or "placing" almost $190 million worth of construction for the first quarter, 2012 and placed $188 million, which equals 99 percent of that goal.

  • U.S. Army Field Band has big plans for 2012

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Army Field Band has quite a lineup scheduled for 2012, with performances ranging from Arkansas to Iowa and a lot in between.

  • CSA's Marching Orders -- America's Force of Decisive Action

    Feb 3, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno issued his Marching Orders Jan. 2012, titled "America's Force of Decisive Action."

  • Yongsan remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan (USAG Yongsan) celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15 at the Yongsan South Post Chapel to remember the civil rights hero who had fought for equality and justice in the U.S. The evening kicked off with a vigil march from the Collier Community Fitness Center to a ceremony at South Post Chapel with approximately 500 attendees.

  • Gen. Rodriguez shares vision of future with senior FORSCOM leaders

    Jan 18, 2012

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), addressed more than 65 senior leaders and staff members of the command during the opening session of the FORSCOM Senior Leadership Development Course, Jan. 18, at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Spencer new top NCO of the Army Sustainment Command

    Jan 23, 2012

    Command Sgt. Major James E. Spencer became top enlisted Soldier of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command during a Jan. 18 change of responsibility ceremony held in building 299, here.

  • Vigilant Pursuit system aims to improve field intelligence

    Jan 18, 2012

    The Army is looking to decrease the time between intelligence data collection and Soldier action by the spring with the Vigilant Pursuit system.

  • Streamling: job application system to change soon

    Jan 19, 2012

    The path to government employment is about to change. This year, the Department of Defense will streamline the federal employment process by using a new software system called USA Staffing.

  • Net Zero conference begins in Chicago

    Jan 19, 2012

    Representatives from installations named in April as pilots for the Army's Net Zero Installation Strategy are meeting in Chicago this week to brief their progress.

  • Wounded warrior receives Purple Heart from TRADOC commander

    Jan 18, 2012

    (Left to right) Sheryl Acosta, Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Spc. Edward Acosta, Lindsay and daughter Emmalyn Acosta, and Ernie Acosta pose after the Purple Heart ceremony Jan. 6 at San Antonio Military Medical Center. Cone presented the Purple Heart Medal and certificate. Acosta was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, serving as a combat medic in Afghanistan when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting a route clearance mission Dec. 3, 2011, resulting in his combat injuries.

  • Guard troops train for threefold Afghan mission

    Jan 18, 2012

    A Georgia Army National Guard unit now deploying expects to play a significant role in the reduction of U.S. forces in Afghanistan and is prepared to help turn over bases to Afghan forces.

  • Record first quarter for foreign military sales

    Jan 18, 2012

    The Security Assistance Command has exceeded its total foreign military sales for fiscal 2011 in the first quarter of the new fiscal year and could finish fiscal 2012 with record sales. USASAC ended fiscal 2011 with FMS sales totaling $13.5 billion; however, first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended with a total sales value of $13.8 billion.

  • Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site: DPW improves wildlife access to water

    Jan 18, 2012

    Elk, deer, antelope and other wildlife on Fort Carson's 236,000-acre Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site in Las Animas County will spend more time foraging for food and less time looking for water.

  • Patient Centered Medical Home: Military medicine undergoes transformation

    Jan 18, 2012

    For most people, home is the place to see a familiar face, feel comfortable and talk about the things in life.

  • Former players connect with transitioning Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2012

    The Hub hosted a "Game Day" Sunday where Soldiers and Families met with four former NFL players to discuss common reintegration challenges facing servicemembers today.

  • ECBC engineer uncovers mystery behind pyrotechnics for middle school students

    Jan 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Joseph Domanico, chief of the Pyrotechnics and Explosives Branch at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, recently addressed more than 100 eighth-graders at Bel Air Middle School with an interactive pyrotechnics presentation.

  • MLK associate, activist talks about today's economy

    Jan 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A former personal representative to Martin Luther King Jr. visited APG for the installation's annual MLK Day celebration Jan. 5 at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Football referee urges remembrance of military

    Jan 19, 2012

    Raul Mendoza officiates football all over south Texas, from Pop Warner up through high school, but his favorite game is the annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

  • Fort Bliss Junior Enlisted Family Center a "blessing" for Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2012

    When Spc. Javad Golphin moved to Fort Bliss with his family a few months ago his household goods shipment was delayed. He worried about having his three small children sleeping on the floor, and with a self-described level of skepticism, turned to the Fort Bliss Junior Enlisted Family Center for help. What happened next, he said, was a true blessing.

  • Spencer new top NCO at Army Sustainment Command

    Jan 18, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Spencer replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen D. Blake as senior NCO in Army Sustainment Command.

  • Training center's Engagement University critical to deployment train-up

    Jan 18, 2012

    Leaders at every level of command within a soon-to-deploy brigade combat team learn valuable relationship-building skills at the Joint Readiness Training Center's Engagement University.

  • Busy Installation Enters New Era

    Jan 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Reshaping Redstone Arsenal is a continuing project

  • She Relishes Opportunity To Make A Difference

    Jan 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Spouses of the military deserve a chance to see the Army, too.

  • Zach Hall on the value that CERDEC programs lend to Warfighters

    Jan 24, 2012

    Interview with Zach Hall on the value that CERDEC programs lend to Warfighters.

  • A brothers' bond

    Jan 18, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Andrew Payne, infantryman, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and Staff Sgt. Tim Payne, infantryman, remain close despite all hardships.

  • SMA Chandler: 'We have an incredible Army'

    Jan 19, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal, Ala., happened to be a test ground for more than missiles and helicopters on Jan. 10-11, 2012.

  • Guard course focuses on creating well-rounded, physically fit Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2012

    Following the active Army component, the Missouri National Guard is pushing its Soldiers to be more all-around physically fit as opposed to simply being able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test.

  • SMA discusses future of force with Army South Soldiers

    Jan 20, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited U.S. Army South Headquarters, conducted a town hall meeting with more than 300 enlisted Soldiers at Blesse Auditorium on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and spoke about possible upcoming policy changes Jan. 6, 2012.

  • Be seen: Reflective gear required for running in low light

    Jan 18, 2012

    Per Fort Leonard Wood Regulation 190-5,whether you are a Soldier or a civilian, you must wear reflective gear and you must conduct PT on authorized routes.

  • Registration open for 2012 Best Sapper competition

    Jan 18, 2012

    Applications for engineers wanting the title of Best Sapper are now being accepted. The three-day competition is open to Army Soldiers serving in the 12-series career field or for any Soldier who wears a Sapper tab.

  • Geospatial training coming to Fort Leonard Wood

    Jan 18, 2012

    The mission of moving Geospatial Engineer training from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Fort Leonard Wood is underway.

  • USACE's Afghanistan Engineer District-South meets 99 percent of 1st quarter 2012 construction goal

    Jan 18, 2012

    Getting projects completed in Afghanistan is challenging, but the Afghanistan Engineer District-South set a goal of completing or "placing" almost $190 million worth of construction for the first quarter, 2012 and placed $188 million, which equals 99 percent of that goal.

  • Praise goes to Value Engineering Team

    Jan 18, 2012

    For its dedication in helping to exceed Value Engineering (VE) goals consistently over the years, the VE Team at Picatinny Arsenal was recently recognized for its accomplishments.

  • German, American joint police patrols keep community safe

    Jan 18, 2012

    A few short weeks ago, the streets of downtown Heidelberg were filled with hundreds of holiday revelers shopping and sharing the magic of the season. In their midst stood members of the 529th Military Police Company and the local German Polizei.

  • Corps of Engineers workers deliver donations to Kabul orphans

    Jan 18, 2012

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees distributed two dozen boxes of donated jackets, hats, gloves and other winter clothes to a large orphanage on Jan. 14, 2012, a day when heavy snow fell and the temperature reached 32 degrees in the Afghan capital.

  • ASG-K hosts 5K run/walk in honor of MLK

    Jan 18, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- More than 1,000 Servicemembers, Department of Defense contractors and civilians participated in the Martin Luther King Jr. 5K run/walk held by Area Support Group --Kuwait here Jan. 16.

  • 408th CSB, 20th CS conduct joint training

    Jan 18, 2012

    SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- U.S. Army Central's 408th Contracting Support Brigade and the Principle Assistant Responsible for Contacting would like to provide thanks to the 20th Contract Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base.

  • Army Chief of Staff stresses Asia-Pacific theater Hawaii significance

    Jan 20, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno emphasized Hawaii's role in Asia Pacific strategy during his visit to U.S. Army Pacific's 25th Infantry Division Jan. 17, 2012.

  • Hospital staff, services ensure positive behavioral health experience

    Jan 19, 2012

    Taking care of and supporting military families is a national necessity, as outlined in the 2011 Presidential report, Strengthening Our Military Families.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know John L. Crown

    Jan 18, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know John L. Crown

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered

    Jan 31, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers, Families and friends of the 25th Infantry Division gathered at the Martinez Gym here to observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a remembrance ceremony Jan. 17 "It was a privilege for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team to host an event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of justice, equality and service to one another, all of which are in line with our Army values," said Maj. Michelle Toyofuku, the Brigade Air Defense Artillery Officer.

  • People to People honors Yongsan Garrison

    Jan 18, 2012

    SEOUL, Republic of Korea -- People to People International honored three members of the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Command during its 39th Annual International Friendship Night and award banquet at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul, Jan. 13.

  • Area educators tour ammunition plant

    Jan 17, 2012

    Eighteen educators from six schools toured McAlester Army Ammunition Plant's (MCAAP) bomb production and missile maintenance facility lines on Jan. 10. The tour is part of MCAAP's community outreach program to local and area leaders. The educators saw 1,000 pound bombs being produced and the Maverick, Chaparral and Stinger missiles along with receiving a briefing from Colonel Timothy D. Beckner, Commander, regarding the plant's local contributions and its strategic importance to our national defense.

  • Task Force Viper Family Readiness Group Newsletter

    Jan 17, 2012

    Learn what members of the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion have been doing overseas through these excerpts from the unit's January newsletter.

  • Calway leads military runners in U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials

    Mar 21, 2013

    Capt. Kelly Calway carved five minutes off her personal best and led all military runners with a 25th-place finish in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Jan. 14, 2012.

  • Army FMWR director praises King's 'soul generated by love'

    Jan 17, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- "You only need a heart full of grace, and a soul generated by love," Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in a sermon Feb. 4, 1968. King meant to encourage his congregation to seek greatness through service.

  • FRG ice skating party

    Jan 17, 2012

    The Army Sustainment Command's Family Readiness Group sponsored a Jan. 16 ice skating event at The River's Edge in Davenport, Iowa.

  • ASC Soldier mentors students

    Jan 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Sustainment Command is partnering with a local school to provide mentorship to its students.

  • Army Chief of Staff visits Hawaii

    Jan 18, 2012

    Gen. Raymond F. Odierno visits Hawaii for the first time as the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Jan 15-17. Odierno's visit highlights the U.S. Army's support to the Pacific region.

  • 470th Military Intelligence Brigade provides battlefield surveillance training

    Jan 17, 2012

  • SecArmy reaffirms support for Soldiers, families

    Aug 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh reaffirmed the Army's support to Soldiers and families during a visit to the headquarters of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Jan. 11, 2012.

  • Army expert receives national recognition for combating sexual assault

    Jan 20, 2012

    A military professional from the U.S. Army Law Enforcement community will be recognized in a big way this April for his significant contributions in combating sexual assault and violence against women.

  • H&S Bn, HQMC, Henderson Hall's free tax preparation and electronic filing services

    Jan 17, 2012

    Attached you will find information regarding H&S Bn, HQMC, Henderson Hall's free tax preparation and electronic filing services beginning on Jan. 23 For any questions or concerns regarding tax services please call (703) 693-7001.

  • Command Sergeant Major David Puig Leaves the Joint Munitions Command

    Jan 17, 2012

    Saying goodbye is never easy. But saying goodbye to JMC's Command Sergeant Major David Puig as he leaves for his next tour of duty will be especially difficult. Puig has become a fixture during his two and a half years of service to JMC.

  • 38th CSA Marching Orders

    Jan 17, 2012

    Click on the link to find out about Chief of Staff of the Army General General Raymond T. Odierno's intent, priorities, principles and expectations.

  • State partnership program emphasizes building relationships

    Jan 19, 2012

    The National Guard's State Partnership Program, which is small, but innovative, demonstrates the U.S. military's capabilities in working with partners, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

  • SDDC operations branch the 'hourglass' of DOD surface transportation

    Jan 17, 2012

    Many military operations centers tout themselves as the "nerve center" or the "heartbeat" of their organization. The deputy chief of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Command Operations Branch described SDDC's operations center as an hourglass.

  • Caldwell takes command of Army North, Fort Sam Houston and shares father's legacy as Fifth Army CG

    Jan 18, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV assumed command of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and Fort Sam Houston before a gathering of fellow senior leaders, state and local government officials, Family, service members and civilian partners Jan. 12 at Fort Sam Houston's historic Quadrangle.

  • Ironhorse Soldier selected, competes for MI award

    Jan 17, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Apple Valley, Ca. native, Spc. Matthew McPherson, a military intelligence (all source) analyst, assigned to the A Co., 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, works at a computer terminal, here, Jan 9. McPherson was selected among five peers who competed in the Ironhorse Brigade for the Command Sgt. Maj.(Ret.) Doug Russel Award, an award given to those with outstanding achievements within the Military Intelligence community. He will now compete against fellow Soldiers at the Department of the Army level.

  • "Longknife" troops train to win

    Jan 17, 2012

  • Secretary of Defense discusses budget cuts, changing benefits at Fort Bliss town hall

    Jan 19, 2012

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta conducts a Town Hall meeting with 500 Fort Bliss Soldiers Jan. 12.

  • Army North CG dedicates tree to his father -- former Fifth Army CG

    Jan 18, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV (right), commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and Fort Sam Houston, places identification tags on a newly planted Live Oak tree in the Quadrangle Jan. 11 to dedicate the tree to his father, retired Lt. Gen. William Caldwell III, who commanded Fifth Army in San Antonio from 1978-1980.

  • Alaska Guardsmen continue digging out Cordova

    Jan 17, 2012

    Alaska National Guardsmen help shovel what has been the biggest snowfall in Cordova, AK in decades.

  • Fort Leonard Wood's Commanding General to receive second star

    Jan 17, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Mark W. Yenter, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general, is scheduled to be promoted to the rank of major general Jan. 18.

  • Operation Arkansas

    Jan 17, 2012

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered 101st Airborne Division Soldiers to Little Rock, Ark., to help desegregate the public schools.

  • Paratroopers learn latest battlefield skills at Fort Polk

    Jan 18, 2012

    Fort Bragg paratroopers bound for Afghanistan picked up the latest skills and equipment from those most recently returned at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La.

  • Corps discusses environmental, economic benefits of restoration at Everglades Coalition Conference

    Jan 19, 2012

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District spoke at the 27th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference, Jan. 5-8 in Stuart, Fla., the largest annual forum for discourse on Everglades restoration and conservation. This year's theme was "Everglades Restoration: Worth Every Penny," and much discussion was driven around the environmental and economic benefits of restoration.

  • Army integrating intel systems to increase response time in the field

    Jan 17, 2012

    The Army is looking to decrease the time between data collection and Soldier action by the spring with the Vigilant Pursuit system. The Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center, or CERDEC, is working with the Army G-2 to accomplish G-2 Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Richard P. Zahner's military intelligence rebalance by delivering a relevant and robust multi-intelligence capability that helps facilitate commanders' decisions, said Ephraim Joe Befecadu, a systems engineer at CERDEC's Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate.

  • DoD AL&T sees technology saving Soldiers lives in the field

    Jan 17, 2012

    Senior Department of Defense officials for acquisition, contingency contracting and program support see first-hand how recently fielded systems are helping Warfighters defeat and survive improvised explosive devices.

  • Army acquisition executive emphasizes affordability

    Jan 18, 2012

    From firing a new enhanced performance round to actively seeking input from mid-career managers, Heidi Shyu's whirlwind visit Dec. 20, 2011, to Picatinny Arsenal included a town hall in which she underscored the need to streamline acquisition.

  • Money-saving energy initiatives get spotlight in Afghanistan

    Jan 17, 2012

    Cutting-edge technology and energy initiatives for Operation Enduring Freedom bring energy-efficient and reliable power generation to forward-deployed units.

  • TF Guns provides Soldiers opportunity to succeed

    Jan 21, 2012

    With the Army downsizing, soldiers are finding it a challenge to remain competitive in their military occupational specialties and stay in the Army. Soldiers at FOB Kunduz are helping other Soldiers improve their GT scores in order to further their careers and create new opportunities within the Army.

  • Team Bliss cloth diaper brigade shows how to save green

    Jan 17, 2012

    Walk down the baby aisle of your local grocery store and you will see shelves stacked from top to bottom with disposable diapers. Huggies, Pampers and store brand names, ranging from newborn up to size six or more.

  • Task Force Thunder begins redeployment

    Jan 17, 2012

    The first of nearly 3,000 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Soldiers, returned to Fort Campbell Jan. 6 , 2012, from a 12-month deployment to southern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Early detection of glaucoma could help to prevent vision loss

    Jan 18, 2012

    National Glaucoma Awareness Month is in January and it was set aside to help educate people on the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world.

  • Dempsey: New strategy offers more opportunities than liabilities

    Jan 16, 2012

    The Defense Department's new military strategy offers it more opportunities than liabilities, and the military is not being victimized by the need for a leaner budget, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said.

  • Turning wrenches isn't all TF Guns' mechanics do

    Jan 21, 2012

    Ground maintenance soldiers within Company E "Equalizers", Task Force Guns, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, have been conducting convoy missions on a regular basis, which is uncommon for ground mechanics from an aviation unit.

  • Corps of Engineers trains Afghans to operate, maintain facilities

    Jan 17, 2012

    Successfully transitioning operations and maintenance responsibilities to the Afghan National Army's Directorate of Public Works is the underlying reason for a new training program designed to teach Afghans the fundamentals of building operations and maintenance.

  • From business suits to combat boots

    Jan 17, 2012

    One in four Congress members has previously served in the United States military. However, very few congressmen leave public office to serve in the armed forces.

  • 368th Engineer Battalion returns from Afghanistan

    Jan 19, 2012

    Hooksett, N.H.- Family members, military and community leaders honored more than170 Reserve Soldiers of the 368th Engineer Battalion with a Welcome Home ceremony at Southern New Hampshire University, Jan.12, 2012.

  • Korean MOFAT visit

    Jan 17, 2012

    Kim Sung Hwan, Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, visits with Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and 210th Fires Brigade at Camp Casey on January 13, 2012. The MOFAT toured a static display of various weapon systems while Soldiers explained their job on that system and toured the Close Combat Tactical Trainer simulation facility. Photo by Yu Hu Son, 2nd Infantry Division

  • U.S. Army Issues Sources Sought Notice for Network Technology

    Jan 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army, through the System of Systems Integration (SoSI) Directorate, announced that it is seeking interested industry and government sources with mature solutions to enhance existing network systems capabilities to participate in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 event, scheduled to occur in Oct/Nov 2012 at Fort Bliss, Texas and White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), N.M. The NIE is a series of semi-annual evaluations designed to further integrate and mature the Army's tactical network, and accelerate and improve the way network technologies are delivered to Soldiers.

  • USACE turns over operations and maintenance responsibility to Afghan Air Force

    Jan 15, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The Afghan Air Force, specifically the 205th Atal Corps' Kandahar Air Wing, became responsible for the operations and maintenance of five new buildings on Kandahar Airfield Jan. 14.

  • Home from Afghanistan

    Jan 21, 2012

    Ponce, PR- Approximately 100 soldiers assigned to the 475th Eng. Co., 1st Mission Support Command, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, came home to an emotive and happy reception, 14 Jan., after a yearlong mobilization in Afghanistan.

  • Dec. 7, 1941, gets remembered

    Jan 13, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Seventy years ago, Dec. 7, 1941, America changed forever.

  • Army pauses migration to Joint Enterprise Email

    Jan 13, 2012

    The Army has suspended its migration to Joint Enterprise Email to comply with provisions in the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act signed into law Dec. 31.

  • Employee town halls to provide latest details

    Jan 13, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii held significant employee town hall meetings the first week of January 2012.

  • Military spouse employment focus of career fair

    Apr 25, 2012

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched the fourth pillar of its Hiring Our Heroes initiative today during the Military Spouse Career Forum at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Visit from Santa delights Schofield community

    Jan 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The atmosphere at General's Loop was thick with anticipation, and rain, here, Dec. 6.

  • Army Leadership: Hazing not compatible with Army Values

    Jan 13, 2012

    Army Leadership: Hazing not compatible with Army Values

  • TRADOC: Army must reverse to focus on training

    Jan 16, 2012

    It's time for the Army to reverse gears after 10 years of war, said the service's leading proponent of training and doctrine.

  • Army Cyber Command hosts the Under SecArmy

    Aug 14, 2012

    The Under Secretary of the Army visits U.S. Army Cyber Command to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the mission of this vital organization.

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