Archive: Jan 2012

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  • Army environmental secretary touts post efficiency efforts

    Jan 13, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - The Army's assistant secretary for installations, energy and environment put her stamp of approval on Fort Benning's management of the $3.5 billion in construction and restoration that went into building the Maneuver Center of Excellence while making her first post visit this week.

  • Army shooters hit their mark at All-American Bowl

    Jan 12, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit's Shotgun team started off the New Year in Texas displaying their skills as part of the week's long worth of activities leading up to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 3-7. The team hosted dozens of civilian Army advocates, commonly known as Centers of Influence, at the San Antonio Gun Club. COIs guide young people down the right path towards their future and provide them with all of the information that the Army and ROTC offer our nation's youth.

  • National Capital Region Unveils New Web Portal

    Jan 12, 2012

    The jurisdictions of the National Capital Region have a new communications tool to communicate emergency information to residents of the NCR - it's a Web portal, www.CapitalRegionUpdates.gov.

  • First Lady announces joint initiative to support veterans with TBI, PTSD

    Jan 12, 2012

    RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 11, 2012) -- First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to Soldiers and civilians gathered at Virginia Commonwealth University's Singleton Center for the Performing Arts to announce a joint iniative to enhance support for military members and veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder.

  • Battle of New Orleans holds lessons for today's military

    Jan 12, 2012

    Mention the city of New Orleans and instantly images of Mardi Gras, the NFL's Saints or the destructive power of Hurricane Katrina come to mind. Few people think back to the War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans, a battle that decisively changed the course of American history and made Andrew Jackson the most revered general since George Washington.

  • Keep King's legacy of service alive

    Jan 12, 2012

    As the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday approaches, we are reminded of how successful, we as a nation and an Army can be, when we work harmoniously and respect one another.

  • Soldiers, professional athletes share threat from brain injuries

    Jan 12, 2012

    When Don Lee relaxes on his couch at home to take in the NFL playoffs on TV, chances are he watches the games a little bit differently than most people.

  • Lane change

    Jan 12, 2012

    Motorists who drive onto Fort Jackson are no longer required to have a vehicle decal.

  • Soldiers in Afghanistan honor MLK's legacy

    Jan 14, 2012

    In Afghanistan, Soldiers from the 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, honored King's legacy during a ceremony Jan. 10 at the airfield dining facility. The Soldiers recounted the timeline of King's life through poems, songs and speeches.

  • Education can reduce parenting stress

    Jan 12, 2012

    ACS Family Advocacy Prevention Program regularly offers several free classes and workshops to prevent and educate parents about child abuse and neglect

  • Afghan, ISAF enlisted leaders visit Afghan National Army NCO Academy in Zabul

    Jan 12, 2012

    Afghan National Army Command Sgt. Maj. Kafayatullah, 205th Corps command sergeant major; Afghan National Police Command Sgt. Maj. Abdul Zafar, ANP command sergeant major; U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, ISAF Joint Command command sergeant major; Command Sgt. Maj. Bryant C. Lambert, 82nd Airborne Division and Regional Command (South) command sergeant major; and other Afghan, U.S. and Australian enlisted leaders visited an ANA Noncommissioned Officer Academy on Forward Operating Base Eagle in Zabul province Jan. 10. The visitors were able to see the progress being made by ANA Soldiers during their four-week course, as well as observing demonstrations by the NCOs that included room-clearing procedures, searching shops, questioning locals, and reacting to and successfully handing the discovery of an Improvised Explosive Device.

  • Coalition force captures Taliban leader

    Jan 12, 2012

    An Afghan-led and coalition-supported force captured a Taliban facilitator in the Ghazni district of Afghanistan's Ghazni province today, military officials reported.

  • AirLand Battle doctrine architect interred at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jan 12, 2012

    The four-star general credited with formulating the Army's AirLand Battle doctrine, which was instrumental in defeating the Iraqi Army twice, was interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., following a rite of interment at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Chapel, Jan. 11, 2012.

  • U.S. Army South participates in U.S. Army All-American Bowl week

    Jan 11, 2012

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visits U.S. Army South headquarters

    Jan 11, 2012

  • Commander's Martin Luther King Jr. Message

    Jan 11, 2012

    "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

  • January 6, 2012 - CSA remarks for All-American Bowl Awards Dinner

    Jan 11, 2012

    Thank you all here tonight and I want to thank the special guest tonight. I want to take a moment to thank the Medal of Honor winners with us tonight -- Army Major General (Retired) Patrick H. Brady and Marine Sergeant Robert E. O'Malley. They are an inspiration to us here. Mayor Castro, I want to thank you for your support of this game and of the Army. Mr. Lou Miller, thank you for the Rotary's Partnership in the dinner.

  • Soldiers to construct new roads for Border Patrol

    Jan 12, 2012

    Alaska-based engineers completed the first airborne operation into Fort Huachuca in more than a decade Jan. 6, 2012, in order to build a strip of roadway along the Mexican border.

  • USMAPS completes first semester at new location

    Jan 12, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Jan. 11, 2012) -- The U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School's new construction is near completion with the final touches of locker rooms, auditorium and some offices expected to be completed Jan. 11. USMAPS, located at Fort Monmouth, N.J., from 1975 until May 2011, closed due to the Base Realignment and Closure act in 2005.

  • West Point cadets begin classes in new Science Center

    Jan 12, 2012

    West Point's new Science Center opened for business Jan. 9 as cadets and instructors occupied several classrooms to start the spring semester. Although there's still another four years of construction to the second and final phase of the project, the north wing--located across from Jefferson Hall Library--received its first volley of cadet traffic since the area was vacated for the project in 2008.

  • A Soldier's legacy

    Jan 11, 2012

    Continental Color Guard Soldiers, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), reflect on the legacy of Spc. Ronald Wildrick, a former CCG member who was killed in Afghanistan, Dec, 11, 2011.

  • The NCOs of the U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Jan 20, 2012

    Whether singing, dancing or being in charge of the lights, NCOs are leading from the front, in front of large audiences

  • Soldiers, NCOs maintain professionalism throughout repeal of 'dont ask, don't tell'

    Jan 12, 2012

    Nearly five months after the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" Soldiers and Noncommissioned Officers have maintained their professionalism throughout the process.

  • 'Each one, teach one'

    Jan 11, 2012

  • Arctic Wolves adapt to changing mission in Afghanistan

    Jan 12, 2012

    The 2011 fighting season is over in Afghanistan, and U.S. forces are adjusting their mission, all the way down to platoon level operations, to reflect the resulting change in focus.

  • Tax center to open at new location

    Jan 11, 2012

    The Fort Benning tax center will open Wednesday at its new location in the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Building 2839, located on Way Street. Capt. Natalie West, officer in charge for the center, said, last year the tax center saved more than $550,000 in tax preparation fees for Soldiers, family members and retirees in the Fort Benning community. The total amount of refunds issued by state and federal agencies for those returns was more than $8,770,000.

  • MACH spotlights refractive eye surgery program

    Jan 11, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Martin Army Community Hospital has streamlined the application process for Soldiers seeking refractive eye surgery. Officials said active-duty service members looking to eliminate their dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses no longer have to apply through Winn Army Community Hospital at Fort Stewart, Ga. While the surgery is still performed there, MACH now manages the entire course of action, including preoperative evaluations and post-op care.

  • St. Louis District, Mississippi Valley Division prepare for 2012 flood season

    Jan 11, 2012

    After the monumental flood events of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mississippi Valley Division carefully inspected and completed damage assessments reports for all levees, channel improvements, navigation channels and structures associated with the Mississippi River and Tributaries project, one of this country's most comprehensive and successful flood control systems.

  • Backbone of BRAC

    Jan 20, 2012

    A look at the role NCOs played in the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Act.

  • Former Ranger runs to raise awareness of veteran joblessness

    Jan 11, 2012

    FORT BENNING -- Ranger Cory "Smitty" Smith is certainly not the fictitious Forrest Gump, but when he became a civilian this week, he decided to run the 565-mile trip to his hometown near Indianapolis. Although Forrest Gump didn't know why he was running, Smith began his trek Jan. 3 to raise awareness of the challenges facing transitional and homeless veterans. The 28-year-old veteran had two tours in Afghanistan and served almost four years with the 3rd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.

  • Army leaders message on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 11, 2012

  • New York Army Guard unit heading to Mali for logistics exercise

    Jan 24, 2012

    NEW YORK, NY -- Thirty-seven New York Army National Guard logistics specialists from the 369th Sustainment Brigade will be heading to the African nation of Mali in February as part of exercise Atlas Accord 12.

  • Military Medicine and JHU Carey Business School Team up to Speed New Technology to Warfighter

    Jan 11, 2012

    Student teams from the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Global MBA program presented commercialization plans for eight military medicine projects in December 2011, marking the first such Department of Defense/university technology transfer partnership.

  • Military skills transfer to civilian career

    Jan 11, 2012

    Soldiers exiting the military can use that experience gained to find a job. Pvt. Fred Reed said the skills from his MOS, 15J, electrical and electronic avionic work on aircraft, directly translate to a civilian career.

  • Putting together a packet for promotion

    Jan 20, 2012

    Sergeants first class and above submit their packets to HRC. Instead of appearing before a board, NCOs need to ensure their packets present them in the best light.

  • 209th MP Detachment earns Holland Award

    Jan 11, 2012

    Fort Benning was home to the Army's top military police unit last year. The 209th Military Police Detachment has won the Brig. Gen. Jeremiah P. Holland Award for fiscal 2011, the Pentagon announced Friday. Nominations were considered on the basis of mission performance, command programs, major accomplishments and significant achievements.

  • Camp Buehring holds Warrior Wellness its first Expo

    Jan 11, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- The 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) held its first Warrior Wellness Expo at Camp Beuhring Jan. 7.

  • NCOs test new equipment, integrate tomorrow's network

    Jan 11, 2012

    Network Integration 12.1 at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., allowed Soldiers and NCOs to experience and test new equipment firsthand.

  • Morale-boosting contests offered by Natick FMWR and ACS

    Jan 11, 2012

    After its initial decorating contest in October, the U.S. Army Garrison-Natick Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center organized another holiday-themed contest for the Natick Soldier Systems Center Family Housing areas.

  • LONGER REACH: M3 Carl Gustaf extends lethality

    Jan 17, 2012

    The Carl Gustaf get its name from the Swedish weapons production factory known as Carl Gustafs Stads Gevärsfaktori ("Rifle Factory of Carl Gustaf's town"). The name Carl Gustaf's town was a name used intermittently for the town Eskilstuna after King Karl X Gustav gave the town city privileges. The weapon was first introduced into Swedish service in 1948.

  • Another year closer to the new Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center

    Jan 11, 2012

    Construction on the new 947,000 square foot Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center hospital recently marked it's first year. While it might not seem like much has been done since the first shovel full of dirt was turned for the new Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center here, there's more going on than just some tractors pushing dirt around.

  • USACE helps build security, stability in Moldova

    Jan 12, 2012

    USACE Europe District is overseeing the construction and renovations at the Edinet Fire and Rescue Station in Moldova. The nearly $430,000 project, funded by EUCOM's humanitarian assistance program, is an essential part of the country's civil protection and disaster preparedness structure.

  • 'Safety First' for 642nd Regional Support Group

    Jan 11, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Mission accomplishment always comes first for the 642nd Regional Support Group. And when that mission is accomplished safely, without any major accidents or injuries, the whole unit deserves recognition.

  • Training kicks off for NATO mentors in Afghanistan

    Jan 11, 2012

    Almost 300 troops from eight countries, all bound for Afghanistan to mentor Afghan National Security Forces, kicked off a rigorous pre-deployment training rotation esterday in Hohenfels, Germany.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know the Marzans

    Jan 11, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know the Marzans

  • He served his Nation, his Army, now his community

    Jan 11, 2012

    It came down to two cents, a gamble if you will, that sent a young apprentice from Troy, N.Y., to the sands of Iwo Jima some 66 years ago. George Jacques, now 87, is betting again but this time on the spirit of New York's Capital District.

  • Army helps bring virtual health care to Albanian hospitals

    Jan 12, 2012

    Telemedicine is connecting even the most remote regions of Albania to the global medical community, with the help of U.S. Army Europe, the Corps of Engineers and USAID.

  • Ground broken for new 95th Civil Affairs Brigade facilities

    Jan 10, 2012

    At a Dec. 15 ceremony at Patriot Point in south Fort Bragg, grounds were broken for the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) new facilities since the brigade was established in 2006.

  • Hope Mills VFW Post 10630 "adopts" 95th Civil Affairs Brigade

    Jan 10, 2012

    It was a brief hallway ceremony and handshakes between four men on Nov. 17. Two were in Army uniform - 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) commander Col. Jay Wolff and Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Wall. The other two, Robert Proulx and William Greene, wore the colorful garrison caps of Post 10630 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Proulx is the VFW Post 10630 commander, while Greene is a three-year trustee and chairs the membership committee.

  • Ranger medic named USASOC Medic of the Year

    Jan 10, 2012

    Courage, bravery, and compassion are all characteristics of an Army combat medic. This year's U.S. Army Special Operations Command Medic of the Year takes these traits to a whole new level.

  • NCO training program brings together African troops, communities

    Jan 11, 2012

    In an increasingly collaborative security environment, U.S. troops are finding more opportunities to train and mentor partner militaries on programs and techniques that make the U.S. military successful.

  • Spirit of fallen Ranger gives hope during the holidays

    Jan 10, 2012

    On the day of his 30th birthday, Sgt. 1st Class Ronald A. Grider was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan leaving behind his wife, Brittany Grider, daughter Katie-Anne Grider. In the wake of this tragedy, hope rose from the ashes as Brittany made the move to establish a foundation to carry on the legacy of what her husband stood for. In memory of Ronald, Brittany founded The Aaron Grider Foundation, which donated presents to family from the United States Army Special Operations Command for the holidays.

  • Special Ops Soldiers provide mentorship to football players

    Jan 12, 2012

    The stars did shine bright deep in the heart of Texas, Jan. 7, 2012, as some of the top high school football players in the country and some of the top Army Soldier Heroes teamed up for the 12th annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl in the Alamodome.

  • Night Stalkers awarded for heroism

    Jan 11, 2012

    Several members of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) were recently presented the Distinguished Flying Cross in a small ceremony at Fort Campbell, Ky. highlighting the expertise and skill of the aviators within the Regiment.

  • German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge awarded to 94th AAMDC Soldiers

    Jan 27, 2012

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- Seven Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in a highly prestigious German award at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii December 14, 2011.

  • Sixth Guard battalion transitions to Longbow Apache

    Jan 11, 2012

    The Missouri National Guard's 1-135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion began the new year with a roll-out ceremony that officially transitioned the battalion to an AH-64D Apache Longbow unit.

  • Future Army leaders making a difference for Soldiers today

    Jan 12, 2012

    Keller Army Community Hospital kicked off its support of the annual Armed Services Blood Drive Jan. 9, 2012, at Eisenhower Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., where all academy Cadets are encouraged to donate blood.

  • Former major sentenced to prison for bribery, money laundering

    Jan 10, 2012

    Eddie Pressley, 41, a former U.S. Army contracting officer in Kuwait, was sentenced Thursday to 144 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his participation in a bribery and money-laundering scheme related to contracts in Iraq.

  • Cache discovered in Nalgham by Afghan National Security Forces

    Jan 10, 2012

    Afghan National Security Assistance Forces and Soldiers in 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, discovered and secured a cache sight, Dec. 28, 2011.

  • 4th Brigade U.S. Army Cadet Command welcomes new

    Jan 10, 2012

    "A commander is a leader that provides a purpose, direction and guidance to his subordinate units ensuring that as a team they accomplish the mission and take care of their people," said Col. Pete Edmonds, the incoming commander for the 4th Brigade U.S. Army Cadet Command. Soldiers, Cadets, Families, friends, and members of the Fort Bragg and surrounding communities gathered to watch the change of command ceremony for the 4th Brigade U.S. Army Cadet Command where Edmonds took command from Col. Ronald P. Elrod, the outgoing commander, at Funk Physical Fitness Center Jan. 10.

  • Incoming RDECOM senior NCO visits command staff

    Jan 10, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Lebert Beharie met with leaders Jan. 10 of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command -- his new duty station, effective March 2 -- to discuss its support to Warfighters.

  • Squad Automatic Weapon Training

    Jan 10, 2012

    Soldiers of Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division qualified on squad automatic weapons at a Fort Riley, Kan., firing range Jan. 9. The range qualification is part of the Soldiers' preparation for an upcoming deployment.

  • National Great Rivers Museum Brings "Masters of the Sky" to Alton

    Jan 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - St. Louis District's National Great Rivers Museum along with the Meeting of the Great Rivers Foundation announces the return of the "Masters of the Sky" bird shows, presented by the World Bird Sanctuary, February 18-20, 2012, at the National Great Rivers Museum.

  • Community Based Medical Homes provide quality care

    Jan 17, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Since the first off-post Army medical clinic opened outside Fort Campbell, Ky., in December 2010, 12 more Community Based Medical Home clinics have opened near Army installations across the U.S. and plans for eight more sites are underway. The Army-run, primary care clinics serve mainly Family members of active-duty Soldiers and are located in the communities where Army Families live. The clinics are an implementation of the Patient Centered Medical Home concept, a model of primary care delivery being adopted across military and leading civilian healthcare systems.

  • Army Medicine focuses on medical readiness

    Jan 17, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Army's individual medical readiness stands at just 85 percent while the Guard and Reserve deployability level is even lower at 70 percent, according to senior Army officials. Of those Soldiers unable to deploy, a growing number are unable to do so for medical reasons. Though the Army is overmanning brigade combat teams to ensure units are fully resourced, ready and capable at deployment, a smaller population of Soldiers available for deployment is a serious threat to overall Army readiness. To mitigate that threat, and to improve the medical readiness of the Army, the U.S. Army Medical Command is executing a coordinated, synchronized, and integrated comprehensive Soldier Medical Readiness Campaign Plan.

  • First Army uses simulator training to prevent deaths on battlefield

    Jan 11, 2012

    With blood loss being the leading cause of preventable death on the battlefield, First Army Division East is incorporating more realistic, up-to-date training to prepare the nation's deploying Soldiers for treating injuries on the battlefield.

  • The 'Greening' of Army housing

    Jan 10, 2012

    With the campaign slogan "Go Green, Be Green, Live ARMY Green," the Army aims to be a leader in energy awareness, conservation and cutting edge technologies.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. observance events in the NCR

    Jan 12, 2012

    January 16 is the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. A number of events are planned in the National Capitol Region to assist Americans honor the life of Dr. King.

  • Army South receives unit award, celebrates 100-year milestone

    Jan 12, 2012

    U.S. Army South received the Army Superior Unit Award on Oct. 4 for its performance during Operation Unified Response, exactly 100 years to the day original elements of the command, which was the 10th U.S. Army Infantry Regiment at the time, arrived in Panama in 1911 to provide additional security during the construction of the canal.

  • Third Army Soldier sings for betterment of troops

    Jan 10, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- For many, singing offers an outlet to express one's feelings. Troops often find singing helps pass the time during a deployment while building esprit de corps among members of a unit. For one Third Army Soldier, singing is more than just a hobby; it's a way to help his fellow brothers and sisters in arms.

  • Strategic guidance recognizes U.S.-NATO commitments

    Jan 11, 2012

    As the United States implements new strategic guidance that increases its focus on Asia and the Pacific, it also needs to pursue "smart defense initiatives" as it continues to honor its NATO commitments, a senior defense official said today.

  • AFCEA aids Soldiers to the tune of $3,339 for the holiday season

    Jan 10, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The president of Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association's Aberdeen chapter presented a $3,339 check to APG's Army Community Service during their "Thanks for Giving" fall social Nov. 16 at the APG North recreation center.

  • Army Releases Common Operating Environment Implementation Plan

    Jan 12, 2012

  • USARIEM NCO earns direct commission to officer

    Jan 11, 2012

    An NCO from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine became a second lieutenant in a commissioning ceremony Jan. 9, 2012, at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass.

  • Ali Sabieh citizens celebrate library anniversary

    Jan 24, 2012

    Locals, dignitaries and Djiboutian and U.S. servicemembers gathered at Camp Harbi, December 29, 2011, to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the Alo Aska Library, which is located near the camp in Ali Sabieh, Djibouti.

  • Humphreys hosts geography bee

    Jan 10, 2012

  • War yields lessons in preventing, treating eye injuries

    Jan 9, 2012

    Ten years of conflict has given rise, not only to the world's best body armor and state-of-the-art battlefield technologies, but also a new understanding about ways to prevent eye injuries and treat those who suffer from them.

  • $12 million demilitarization facility to open early spring at MCAAP

    Jan 9, 2012

    The McAlester Centralized Demilitarization Division, which is part of the Defense Logistics Agency, is preparing to open their new facility at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) by spring of 2012. The 19-acre facility will be capable of demilitarizing excess surplus property like tanks, combat vehicles and supplemental armor among other items.

  • Spc. Justin Pfeiffer finds passion in helping others

    Jan 20, 2012

    Spc. Justin Pfeiffer, a medic with the 365th Engineer Battalion, was recently recognized by his leadership for spearheading a successful fundraising event to support the unit's Family Readiness Group. Pfeiffer is pictured with his mother, Jodie Miller, and Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command following the awards ceremony in Schuylkill, Pa., Dec. 11, 2011. (Photo: 2nd Lt. Renee Zimmerman)

  • Army Releases First Quarter Accident Statistics

    Jan 9, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, ALA. -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center recently compiled accident fatality data for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. From Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2011, 37 Soldiers were lost as the result of accidents: 26 off duty and 11 on duty. Overall, accidental fatalities increased 6 percent from the previous year's first quarter.

  • West tops East in Army All-American Bowl

    Jan 10, 2012

    Quarterback Cyler Miles and wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham connected for the longest touchdown in U.S. Army All-American Bowl history and were named co-Most Valuable Players after helping the West to a 24-12 victory over the East on Jan. 7, 2012, at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

  • 1st ID Combat Aviation Brigade to welcome new unit, new capability

    Jan 10, 2012

    The Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division is planning on adding a new combat strength to their capabilities in March with the addition of an unmanned aerial system company.

  • Army Research Laboratory scientist's past inspires STEM workshop for women

    Jan 11, 2012

    Melanie Will-Cole served as an example for would-be scientists during the Young Women in Science and Engineering College and Career Workshop at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • South Korean CBRN troops visit 20th SUPCOM CBRNE

    Jan 9, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Ten Republic of South Korea Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense Command Soldiers converged on Aberdeen Proving Ground South for an open exchange ideas and expertise with their American counterparts during a visit to the 20th Support Command (CBRNE) headquarters Dec. 3 -- 10.

  • Corps of Engineers leads coalition effort to save coho salmon

    Jan 11, 2012

    Field biologists funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have counted a record number of coho salmon in the Russian River, signaling the program to restore healthy numbers of the endangered species is working.

  • Education prospects abound at ed center

    Jan 9, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - It isn't too late to register for spring classes through Aberdeen Proving Ground's Army Education Center.

  • Editorial: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

    Jan 10, 2012

    The Army's senior leadership, including Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh, released this message regarding the Martin Luther King Day recognition, Jan. 16.

  • Students design, build test at ECBC

    Jan 9, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Sponsored by the National Defense Education Program, employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently afforded 24 high school students in Joppatowne High School's pre-engineering program the opportunity to experience real-world research and development processes conducted at ECBC.

  • Enterprise Gate Closure - Jan. 13-17

    Jan 9, 2012

    The Enterprise Gate is scheduled to be closed Friday, Jan. 13, beginning 12:01 a.m. and will remain closed until approximately 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, due to construction on the roadway inside the Enterprise Access Control Point on Andrews Avenue.

  • Army Hockey raising prostate cancer awareness

    Jan 9, 2012

    The Army Hockey team helped raise prostate cancer awareness with a "House of Blues" promotion during a home contest on Jan. 6. The Black Knights faced Atlantic Hockey Association rival Canisius and a bevy of events were planned to raise awareness. The first 2,000 fans through the turnstiles were presented with commemorative bracelets with the first thousand also receiving blue T-shirts.

  • Army North Vibrant Response

    Jan 9, 2012

    In August 2011, the U.S. Army North Vibrant Response 12 Developmental Assignment, a U.S. Northern Command field training assignment, rehearsed the nation's tiered response capabilities for any chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incident.

  • Two Sacramento COIs receive top tier award

    Jan 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command added a medallion to its tool bag of awards to rightly recognize Soldiers, Department of Defense civilians and community leaders who have made a significant impact to the recruiting effort. This U.S. Army Recruiting Excellence Medallion was awarded to two Sacramento COIs

  • Martin Luther King Day tri-signed letter

    Jan 10, 2012

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day tri-signed letter

  • Vision center of excellence promotes eye-injury research, care

    Jan 9, 2012

    Next month will mark a major milestone in advancing care for wounded warriors suffering debilitating eye injuries with a ribbon-cutting at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Unified Quest seminar determines 'How the Army Fights'

    Jan 10, 2012

    More than 90 subject matter experts, military experts and concept developers will meet Jan. 9-12, 2012, in Potomac, Md., to determine how the Army of 2020 will fight as part of a joint force.

  • Huntsville Center ordnance mission ends in Iraq

    Jan 9, 2012

    Nearly nine years after the U.S. Army requested ordnance support, the Ordnance and Explosives Directorate in the Huntsville Center ended its munitions disposal mission in Iraq.

  • All-American Bowl introduces civic leaders to Army

    Jan 10, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno spoke Friday to about 100 community, business and education leaders from around the nation about partnering with the Army.

  • Prior-service contractors help save Soldier's life

    Jan 10, 2012

    Two prior-service contractors in Afghanistan helped save the life of a Soldier struck by a sniper.

  • Casting absentee ballot easier than ever

    Jan 10, 2012

    The Army Voting Assistance Program is designed to make registration, voting information, materials and assistance readily available to all eligible Army voters. The program seeks to educate eligible voters about the importance of voting and provide every opportunity to register.

  • Group effort delivers helicopters to Sweden

    Mar 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command recently supported the first shipment of two UH-60M helicopters from Huntsville to Linkoping, Sweden as part of an ongoing Foreign Military Sales case.

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