Archive: Oct 2012

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  • WTB Soldiers find recovery through competition

    Oct 26, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Staff Sgt. Joseph Walker has been part of the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe for a little over a year, rehabilitating a litany of injuries from traumatic brain injury to severe back and joint pain. "I've been blown up 14 times by IED's," said the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder Soldier. "But that doesn't stop me from competing."

  • Business leaders witness combined military might

    Oct 5, 2012

    Business leaders in South Korea witnessed the combined might of the Republic of Korea-United States Alliance during a live-fire exercise, Oct. 4, 2012.

  • Army chemical battalion returns to 2ID in Korea

    Oct 5, 2012

    The Department of the Army announced Sept. 4 the relocation of the 23rd Chemical Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to Camp Stanley in Uijeongbu, South Korea.

  • Contracting officer set to work with Google

    Oct 5, 2012

    An Army acquisition officer assigned here is the first in his branch selected to work with Google as part of the Army's Training with Industry Program.

  • 21st TSC Soldiers earn EFMB badge

    Oct 5, 2012

    All seven 21st Theater Sustainment Command Soldiers who attended the Expert Field Medical Badge qualification course earned the honor of wearing the Army special skill award at the testing hosted by the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Grafenwöhr, Germany, Sept. 10-21.

  • Racers covered in mud faced grueling obstacles to claim victory

    Oct 5, 2012

    Soldiers, spouses, civilian employees and soldiers from the German Armed Forces gave it their all during the U.S. Army Garrison Bamberg's first garrison-level Spartan's Race, Sept. 28, 2012, on Warner Barracks, Germany.

  • AMC commander explains how diversity is readiness challenge

    Oct 5, 2012

    Gen. Dennis L. Via, the commanding general of U.S. Army Materiel Command, spoke at the 13th annual Diversity Leadership Conference to a luncheon audience of more than 100 attendees inside Eisenhower Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2012.

  • Army Reserve MPs train with 'eye in the sky'

    Oct 5, 2012

    Army Reserve military police with 200th Military Police Command spend their battle assembly weekends in remote locations fine-tuning their unmanned aerial vehicle flying skills.

  • Army chemist provides expertise on unknown samples

    Oct 5, 2012

    Jennifer Exelby, a chemist, leads 10 chemical-agent handlers for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center.

  • 542nd moves into mass production, saving Army money

    Oct 12, 2012

    The 542nd Support Maintenance Company recently purchased a computer numerically controlled mill. The mill, with help from its operator, turns raw metal into parts allowing the company to quickly and efficiently build replacement parts at a fraction of the cost of ordering them.

  • IPC to host safety night for garrison

    Oct 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Oct. 4, 2012) -- Families are invited to enjoy an evening filled with exciting activities and hands-on demonstrations that will teach members of all ages about safety in and around their homes.

  • 'Living History Day' will bring 25th ID's past to life

    Oct 4, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The Tropic Lightning Museum is gearing up to conduct an annual "Living History Day," here, Saturday, Oct. 13, to commemorate the 25th Infantry Division's Organization Day.

  • Army 'VOWs' to ensure success for transitioning Soldiers

    Oct 10, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Oct. 4, 2012) -- Starting Nov. 21, all Soldiers will get the tools and support necessary to make a smooth transition into civilian life.

  • Gold Star mothers recognized for 'ultimate sacrifice'

    Oct 4, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii (Oct. 4, 2012) -- With the figure of Lady Columbia in clear view, her arms open wide to embrace the fallen and comfort the mourning, the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and its Survivor Outreach Services program held Hawaii's first-ever Gold Star Mother's Day "Lei of Honor and Remembrance Ceremony" at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, here, Sunday.

  • Alaska Soldier sets local ultra marathon record

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Special Forces Qualification Course to incorporate military free-fall training

    Oct 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School is prepared to incorporate military free-fall training into the Special Forces Qualification Course. This initiative will increase the regiment's collective forced-entry and global response capabilities.

  • Alaska soldiers challenge local hockey team

    Oct 4, 2012

    University of Alaska hockey players team up with the Soldiers of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division for a day of Army training.

  • USACE Galveston District awards $2.35 million contract to dredge entrance channels

    Oct 4, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $2,351,700 to Manson Construction Co. for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi and Houston/Galveston entrance channels.

  • Eye opening benefits offered at Madigan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Battling with glasses and contacts are common tasks that many soldiers are subjected to when their vision isn't perfect. Fortunately for soldiers on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the opportunity to rid themselves of steamed up glasses and lost contacts is as simple as a visit to their local on post hospital.

  • 'I'm still out there'

    Oct 4, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord fire prevention officer amputee samples a wide variety of sports.

  • Alaska paratrooper gives blood, saves Afghan man's life

    Oct 4, 2012

    A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the Alaska-based 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division gives the gift of life to a wounded Afghan man.

  • Via shares philosophy, opportunities

    Oct 4, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Materiel Command hosted the first town hall and recognition ceremony under new leadership at the Von Braun III Auditorium here, Thursday.

  • Eye opening benefits offered at Madigan

    Oct 4, 2012

    Battling with glasses and contacts are common tasks that many Soldiers are subjected to when their vision isn't perfect. Fortunately for Soldiers on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the opportunity to rid themselves of steamed up glasses and lost contacts is as simple as a visit to their local on post hospital.

  • 402nd FA takes to mountains for Family bonding

    Oct 4, 2012

    SACRAMENTO, N.M. -- Soldiers of Division West's 402nd Field Artillery Brigade recently took to the mountains for a course on Family bonding and some recreation time here.

  • Strong Bonds program

    Oct 4, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains, Maj. Gen. Donald Rutherford discusses the Army's Strong Bonds program.

  • Soldiers get 20 days to vote on new PT uniform

    Oct 16, 2012

    Soldiers have until Oct. 29, 2012, to vote on a possible replacement for the current Improved Physical Fitness Uniform.

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Oct 4, 2012

    To help celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans, Fort Leonard Wood held its Hispanic American Heritage Month observance Wednesday at the Pershing Community Center.

  • Suicide prevention and Soldier resilience

    Oct 4, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Donald Rutherford discusses suicide prevention and Soldier resilience.

  • Robin Sage exercise to run in North Carolina counties Oct. 13 through 24

    Oct 4, 2012

    This month, Special Forces candidates will participate in the Robin Sage training exercise, held within 15 North Carolina counties as the final test of their Special Forces Qualification Course training.

  • Team Redstone celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Medical Recruiting Brigade Celebrates Five Years of Success

    Oct 9, 2012

    The Medical Recruiting Brigade has enjoyed success in a very difficult mission for the Army: recruiting medical professionals -- including physicians, dentists, veterinarians and nurses, as well as chaplains, warrant officers and Special Operations Soldiers.

  • Commander of AMC visits AMCOM

    Oct 4, 2012

  • B Troop ribbons at nationals

    Oct 4, 2012

    Rod Preuss, B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment (Memorial), rides Sabre through the pistol course while firing at a balloon during the National Cavalry Competition at Fort Riley, Kan. Sept. 19 -- 22. About 70 people, including five military cavalry units and re-enactors, participated in what has become a major military cavalry competition which focuses on horsemanship and weapons skills attracting serious competitors whose main focus is on winning, according to Christopher Zimmerman, B Troop coordinator.

  • Shyu sworn in as assistant secretary of Army

    Oct 5, 2012

    Heidi Shyu was formally sworn into office as the as assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Oct. 4, 2012, by Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, following her Senate confirmation.

  • ADA AIT Soldiers test knowledge afield

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Advanced Individual Training Soldiers from B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery completed their field training exercise Sept. 20 providing communications to fire control teams, and command and control decision makers.

  • Missouri Air National Guard uses Fort Huachuca

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Air Force personnel at the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center, or AATTC, at Fort Huachuca may not be your average installation patrons; they come to Fort Huachuca one week out of the month to train.

  • New field grade, senior officer housing area opens

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ - Fort Huachuca's Garrison Commander, Col. Dan McFarland, along with Michael's Military Housing and R.L. Workman Homes joined Col. and Mrs. Kenneth McCreary (center) in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of their new residence signifying the opening of Fort Huachuca's Signal Vil-lage Tuesday morning. This field grade and senior officer housing area has 44 homes with oversized two-car garages, granite counter tops and views of the Huachuca Mountains.

  • FORSCOM hosts Manpower & Force Management Course

    Oct 4, 2012

    U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) hosted the Manpower and Force Management Course at its Marshall Hall headquarters here, Sept. 17-28, for 35 students most of whom are assigned at Fort Bragg.

  • Vote like it matters

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Department of Defense has designated Sept. 27-Oct. 6 as Absentee Voting Week for military service members, their family members and citizens living outside the United States.

  • NCO meets challenge, gets inducted into Sgt. Audie Murphy Club

    Oct 4, 2012

    Despite an initial setback of being denied membership in the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club once before, Sgt. 1st Class La Chad Jefferson was more than determined the second go-round.

  • Suicide prevention is key in Army

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - As part of the Army's September's National Suicide Prevention month, Fort Huachuca's Army Substance Abuse Program held a installation wide event, Stand Down Day for Suicide Prevention on Sept. 27. The discussions were mandatory and were held at three different locations and times throughout the day, giving the more than 6,000 attendees a chance to participate. The lectures were held at Cochise Theater, Murr Community Center and Eifler Fitness Center.

  • 516th Signal Brigade honors fallen Warriors, wins first Bronzed Boots Award

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORD ISLAND, Hawaii - The 516th Signal Brigade was awarded the first "Traveling Bronzed Boots" award for the most unit participation for the first "Boots on the Bridge" Memorial Fisher House Run. The Hero Remembrance Run featured boots for fallen Warriors and started and finished at the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island. Combat boots, donated by Army Soldiers, Civilians and Families on Oahu, lined the path of the run. Each boot represented a service member who has died since Sept. 11, 2001, and was displayed with a photo of the service member and a small American flag. All boots were donated, and bronzed boots on the award itself are actually a pair of combat boots that have been bronzed. The "travelling" part of the moniker denotes that the trophy will be passed on to the unit with most participation each year of the event. This is due in part to the cost of the award and also to encourage maximum unit participation in future events.

  • Post stands down to discuss suicide prevention

    Oct 4, 2012

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. - More than 180 Soldiers and civilians from U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton and tenant units gathered at the post theater Sept. 27 to participate in an Army-wide suicide stand down in an effort to curb the rising number of suicides in the Army and improve recognition of symptomatic behaviors.

  • Carl R. Darnall AMC holds art show for Soldiers, spouses struggling with combat, injury

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center sponsored the second annual Soldier Art Show at the Oveta Culp Hobby Center here Sept. 24-28.

  • Veteran Volunteers Recognized at the Detroit Arsenal

    Oct 10, 2012

  • Rakkasans begin tour in eastern Afghanistan

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Heidi's Pantry helps military Families budget while providing nutrition

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, VA (Oct. 4)--One military Spouse at Woodlawn Village is doing what she can to help her neighbors stretch their food budgets. Christine Vance, started a group she calls Heidi's Pantry in February. Residents in Woodlawn Village are providing fresh bread, fruits and vegetables to military Families to help them stretch their budgets.

  • Emotional response to personal story of violence during symposium

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, VA (Oct. 4)--There weren't many dry eyes at the Army Community Service building Tuesday, following the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resource Symposium. The symposium, hosted by the ACS Family Advocacy Program, featured the heart-wrenching, personal remarks of Amanda Tenorio, a domestic violence survivor and the victim advocate for Fort Myer, as well as remarks by the Fort Belvoir garrison commander.

  • Army Space Soldiers Receive Suicide Training

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Leatherneck Reflections

    Oct 4, 2012

    In the aftermath of an insurgent attack on Marine harriers at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, one Marine reflects on lessons learned from the incident.

  • Fight back against domestic violence: Recognize warning signs, manage triggers

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, VA (Oct. 4)--Today's military communities have an internal enemy that threatens the force, and destroys Families, that enemy is domestic violence. Since 2006, the number of military calls to the National Domestic Violence Hotline has more than tripled, according to the NDVH. In the past year alone, military calls increased by more than 25 percent.

  • Luminary displays at Semmes Lake mark Gold Star Mother's Day

    Oct 4, 2012

    Families of fallen Soldiers came together Sunday evening in a ceremony at Semmes Lake to commemorate their loved ones. Two hundred and ninety five candles lined the pier -- one for each Soldier from South Carolina who has died while on active duty since 2001.

  • 'Warhorse' Soldiers unwind through paintball

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Alzheimer's march on tap

    Oct 4, 2012

    Volunteers across the state have joined the fight against Alzheimer's disease to raise awareness of the disease and to provide help for care givers.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel at Torkum Gate

    Oct 4, 2012

    As the senior enlisted soldier at ISAF, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Capel travels around Afghanistan, to places like the Torkum Gate at the Pakistan border, to check on troops and understand their motivation.

  • Fight back against domestic violence: ACS programs urge community to help prevent, eliminate abuse

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, VA (Sept. 27)-- Amanda Tenorio can remember her darkest hour. She was huddled on her bedroom floor, clutching a bed-sheet to her bleeding forehead, and covered in bruises, when she decided it was time to leave her violent boyfriend for good. That decision radically changed her life. Now, as a Victim Advocate at Fort Myer and local inspirational speaker, Tenorio teaches others to recognize and prevent abuse, and treat victims with respect. Next week, she will share her story at a Resource Symposium on Fort Belvoir, part of a slew of programs in October promoting Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

  • Soldiers Journal

    Oct 4, 2012

    Stories include an interview with ISAF Cmdr. Gen. John Allen, the best Army medic in the Pacific competition, and Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno talks about the relationship the Army has with the NFL in the study of TBI.

  • Today Show reunites Soldier, deployed father during interview

    Oct 4, 2012

    Pvt. Victoria Piccoli, 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, was invited to take part in a live segment of the "Today" show titled "Young Americans Answering the Call of Duty" last Sunday. It was supposed to be a short segment on the show, a few minutes devoted to the goals of a young Soldier preparing to graduate from Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson. But, within moments of her interview with reporter Lester Holt via satellite in Kabul, Afghanistan, she got the shock of her life.

  • Post observes suicide stand-down

    Oct 4, 2012

    The Army took a collective stand against suicide Sept. 27 by holding a suicide prevention stand-down day.

  • Youth Fishing Rodeo set for Oct. 13

    Oct 4, 2012

    The annual Youth Fishing Rodeo, for ages 3 to 16, will be held Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Burba Lake.

  • In shape: Gaffney renovates aerobics room

    Oct 4, 2012

    The aerobics room opened for classes Oct. 1 with upgrades that include a new rubberized floor with more padding and a new sound system with larger speakers, a new CD player, iPod dock and headset for instructors.

  • Corps partners in free event to help kids appreciate outdoor activities

    Oct 4, 2012

    Hundreds of children and their families were treated to a weekend's worth of free outdoor activities at the Outdoor Kansas for Kids event Sept. 8 and 9 at Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' John Redmond Reservoir, near Burlington, Kansas. The annual event is intended to expose kids to outdoor activities they might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience.

  • Flu shots offered through October

    Oct 4, 2012

    Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center is providing walk-in flu vaccinations.

  • Sill recognizes latest elite in ranks

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill recognized its newest Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductees, and Fires Center of Excellence noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the third quarter during a ceremony Sept. 26 at the Patriot Club.

  • Herschel Walker emphasizes positive thinking and faith during speech

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, VA--(Sept. 27) A former NFL running back and college football star shared his personal battle with Dissociative Identify Disorder during Fort Belvoir's Suicide Prevention Stand Down Day Sept. 27. Herschel Walker, University of Georgia graduate, spoke to community members about recovering from anger issues, behavioral problems and depression in Fort Belvoir's Community Center. Walker urged audience members to think positive and to not be ashamed to ask for help.

  • Retired chief of naval operations speaks at DINFOS lecture series

    Oct 4, 2012

    Retired Adm. Vernon E. Clark, the 27th chief of U.S. naval operations, spoke Sept. 25 as part of the inaugural Defense Information School Commandant's Lecture Series here at Fort Meade.

  • Garrison hosts Suicide Stand-down Day

    Oct 12, 2012

    More than 700 service members, Department of the Army civilians and garrison leaders attended the installation's first community Suicide Stand-down Day on Sept. 26 at the Post Theatre. The mandatory training provided information about the risks of suicide, suicide prevention, and the importance of resiliency for service members, civilians and family members.

  • Service members begin duty as gate guards

    Oct 4, 2012

    Oct. 1 marked the first day Fort Meade service members began a temporary duty assignment assisting in manning the installation's five access control points.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers stand-down to fight suicide

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla-- Fort Sill conducted a postwide suicide stand-down Sept. 27. All Soldiers and civilian government workers were directed to participate in different training activities around the post. Six sessions were conducted at Sheridan Theater, with more than 5,000 Soldiers and civilians attending.

  • Guardsman rescues toddler from coyote

    Oct 11, 2012

    When Staff Sgt. John R. Muldowney saw Maddox Gonzales playing with a dog at the Mountain Post Car Wash near B Street Gate Sept. 24, he didn't think much of it. When he saw the dog bite the 3-year-old and drag him away from his parents, Muldowney reacted.

  • Team Meade, universities talk partnerships

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Meade hosted the University System of Maryland's monthly meeting of the university system's presidents on Oct. 1 at The Conference Center. It was the first time Chancellor William E. Kirwan conducted the meeting on the installation and provided an opportunity for Fort Meade to build a partnership with the University System of Maryland.

  • Army spouse earns national child care accreditation

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Cynthia Sosa is the first current family child care provider here to receive National Association of Family Child Care accreditation.

  • Walk for Life provides resources, strategies for living

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- As part of the Army's suicide prevention stand down, the Fort Sill Army Substance Abuse Program conducted Walk for Life training Sept. 27 at the Welcome Center.

  • Military retirees celebrated at Appreciation Day

    Oct 10, 2012

    About 835 people attended this year's 37th annual Retiree Appreciation Day on Sept. 28 at McGill Training Center, making it the most successful turnout in its history.

  • Wife of 'D.C. Sniper' inspires by sharing story

    Oct 4, 2012

    For years Mildred Muhammad battled her ex-husband, John Allen Muhammad. When the former Army sergeant came home from Operation Desert Storm angry and confused, Mildred Muhammad tried to help him adjust. After he had numerous affairs, she kicked him out of the house.

  • Army spouse is next Fort Sill rising star

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Six singers went into the Backbone Lounge for the Fort Sill Operation Rising Star finals and Katie Peltier walked out the Fort Sill star after beating some very talented competition at the finals Sept. 28.

  • White Sands Missile Range Housing Mayor's program helps with communication

    Oct 4, 2012

    The WSMR housing community has reorganized a committee to create a voice for the community members represented by district Mayors with the help of Balfour Beatty and the Garrison Command.

  • Oktoberfest features food, music at Patriot Club

    Oct 4, 2012

  • DINFOS service members, faculty compete in annual event

    Oct 4, 2012

    Defense Information School students and faculty members competed in the 33rd annual Toilet Bowl on Sept. 28 at Mullins Field here at Fort Meade.

  • Army team building makes families strong

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Building stronger bonds: 2nd BCT conducts marriage retreat

    Oct 4, 2012

    A couple stands face-to-face holding hands while gazing into each other's eyes, talking about past memories and feelings of when they first met. They stand around a table with other couples sharing their own memories.

  • Fort Lee community focus energies on prevention of suicide, sexual misconduct

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- The serious messages of suicide prevention reverberated loudly and resolutely within the confines of Fort Lee Sept. 27 as community members gathered in every corner of the installation for a day of awareness and training designed to stem a growing and somewhat consistent problem.

  • Don't turn your back on domestic violence

    Oct 4, 2012

  • A Soldier's tale

    Oct 4, 2012

    Putting the welfare of the Nation, the Army, and subordinates ahead of personal needs and desires are key elements of Army selfless service that Soldiers' possess but are often unseen.

  • Fort Sill Inspector General Office here to assist

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Fall hunt aims to help wounded warriors

    Oct 4, 2012

    Always looking for ways to honor and help the Soldiers and Families of the Army, Fort Rucker is doing its part to make sure that wounded warriors are taken care of when it comes to outdoor recreation.

  • Run celebrates heritage

    Oct 5, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility hosted its annual "Gate-to-Gate" run Sept. 29 to celebrate the Army's cultural diversity as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Family fun takes center stage

    Oct 4, 2012

    More than 4,500 people attended Fort Rucker's 10th annual Oktoberfest that featured vendors, live music, children's activities and food Oct. 28.

  • Army-wide barracks program improves Soldier quality of life

    Oct 4, 2012

    A new Army-wide program has been set in place that changes the way barracks are run on installations, and Fort Rucker garrison leadership said it will improve the quality of life for Soldiers that reside in unaccompanied housing.

  • ACAP part of the road to success

    Oct 4, 2012

    I've noticed that many people in the military seem to have a built-in sense of direction. Not only can they find their way to any location, but after they have been somewhere once, they can easily find their way to the same location again.

  • NCO Corps welcomes 16 Fort Lee ordnance battalion Soldiers

    Oct 4, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 4, 2012) -- Sgt. 1st Class Erick Detrich became a noncommissioned officer years ago and didn't have to be present for his unit's NCO induction ceremony.

  • Fort Rucker seeks to reduce fossil-fuel consumption

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Rucker is looking to minimize its fossil-fuel consumption by testing three electric utility side-by-side all-terrain vehicles to cut spending.

  • Operational energy forum increases awareness, promotes flexibility and resilience

    Oct 4, 2012

    Commanders and command sergeants major from throughout U.S. Army Forces Command heard about operational energy from an expert on the subject during the U.S. Army Forces Command Commander's Forum held at Marshall Hall Tuesday.

  • Lyster continues tradition of excellence

    Oct 4, 2012

    Fort Rucker is well known for its excellence in Army Aviation, but that excellence extends far beyond the airfield.

  • Post stands up to suicide

    Oct 5, 2012

    More than 3,000 Fort Rucker Soldiers ran along a 3-mile route lined with 232 pairs of combat boots that represented comrades in arms who took their own lives in the past year during the post's suicide prevention stand down Sept. 27.

  • Joint Task Force - National Capital Region 2013 Presidential Inaugural Staff stands up

    Nov 30, 2012

    The Joint Task Force - National Capital Region 57th Presidential Inaugural Staff began preparations in support of the Presidential Inauguration. The task force is charged with coordinating all military ceremonial support for the inaugural period. As a joint component, it includes members from all branches of the armed forces of the United States, including Reserve and National Guard components.

  • National Weather Service deems Natick StormReady

    Oct 4, 2012

    The National Weather Service has recognized the Natick Soldier Systems Center as a StormReady military installation. NSSC is the first military installation in New England to be certified as StormReady.

  • Army announces force structure actions

    Oct 4, 2012

    The Department of the Army announced Oct. 4, 2012, the relocation of 61st Chemical Company, 62nd Chemical Company, and Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 23rd Chemical Battalion from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., to the Republic of Korea.

  • Scam targeting military families hits Picatinny

    Oct 4, 2012

  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Army ROTC team up

    Oct 10, 2012

    The College Fund and the Army are working together to attract more qualified African American prospects who want to become Army officers

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