Archive: Oct 2012

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  • Italy clinic only second in MEDCOM to earn Army Star Strong award

    Oct 30, 2012

    Livorno Army Health Clinic, Italy, becomes only the second MEDCOM organization to achieve safety milestone.

  • More than 7,400 National Guard members respond to Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 9, 2012

    More than 7,400 citizen-Soldiers and citizen-Airmen were mobilized in 11 states to respond to Hurricane Sandy by 4:30 a.m., Oct. 30, 2012, and more were on the way.

  • San Antonio Miltiary Medical Center Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Oct 30, 2012

    Brooke Army Medical Center, which includes San Antonio Military Medical Center and its outlying clinics, has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes BAMC's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.

  • Combat patches are a family tradition

    Oct 30, 2012

    Pvt. Chris Griffin of the 1st Sustainment Brigade received his overseas service patch, better known to Soldiers as the "combat patch," Oct. 12. Although it was Griffin's first combat patch, it was just another notch of distinction for the Griffin family.

  • From punch cards to iPads

    Oct 30, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- When Evelyn Bugla first went to work for the U.S. Army in 1970 as a data processor, large computers churned in massive server rooms that felt more like saunas because of the heat they generated. She also had to sort through trays of IBM punch cards containing data files to run through a machine -- and each had to be entered correctly or it would disrupt the whole batch. My, how technology and information flow have advanced.

  • In Rare Ceremony, First Army Senior Leaders Receive Second Stars

    Oct 30, 2012

    First Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek, promoted Brig. Gen. Kendall W. Penn and Brig. Gen. Michael R. Smith to the rank of major general in a rare joint promotion ceremony at First Army's Headquarters, Oct 29.

  • October 30, Post Closure

    Oct 30, 2012

    Note from Commander Dargle:

  • 3rd CAB unit selected to field new mobile tower

    Oct 30, 2012

    A ribbon cutting ceremony showcasing the new AN/MSQ-135 Mobile Tower System was held on Hunter Army Airfield, Oct. 25, for Company F, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • New weather policy clarifies driving conditions

    Nov 2, 2012

    The garrison gives drivers a more simplified plan for reporting to work safely. The

  • ERMC officer named Army social worker of the year

    Oct 30, 2012

    She helped first responders overcome the trauma of the Fort Hood shootings, provided mental health treatment for Iraqi detainees and helped Croatia improve their treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Not bad for somebody with just over five years in the Army. Now Capt. Janet Payne can add another line to her resume -- Army Social Worker of the Year.

  • Strength In Action Tour challenges Milwaukee students

    Oct 31, 2012

    The Strength in Action Tour challenged students both physically and mentally at three area high schools in Wisconsin. The traveling asset visited Tomah, Wausau West and Wausau East High Schools giving students the chance to test themselves during interactive fitness and educational challenges.

  • Officers with 11th ADA Brigade compete in Army Ten-Miler

    Apr 8, 2014

    Upon hearing the title �"Army Ten-Miler," most people may say, �"that sounds long and painful," because running isn�'t something everybody enjoys doing. Then you have people like Lt. Col. David E. Shank, Commander, 1st Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment and Capt. Rita C. Rosales, Commander, A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 43rd ADA Regiment who love to run, and that title to them means a chance to test themselves against other runners.

  • 70th Brigade Support Battalion conducts M16 range

    Oct 30, 2012

    NEW MEXICO RANGE, South Korea -- Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Company A and Company B, all from 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted an M16 live fire on Oct. 25, 2012, at New Mexico Range, South Korea. The purpose of this training was to maintain readiness, make sure Soldiers are ready to fight tonight, and improve skills with assigned weapons. (Photos by Pvt. Kim Han-byeol, 210th Fires Brigade Public Affairs Specialist).

  • Sense of duty drives Soldier's volunteer efforts with local fire department

    Oct 29, 2012

    YELM, Wash. -- Bouncing from duty station to duty station in the Air Force with his father, Staff Sgt. Patrick Malone grew up fairly certain what he would do with his life. "I always remember seeing him come home in uniform, and I just remember looking up to him, and that was always just stuck in my head," he said. "I knew I wanted to serve."

  • Yongsan keeps kids safe during Halloween

    Oct 30, 2012

    Superheroes, princesses and even a vampires roamed around the family housing areas of Yongsan to gather as many sweet treats as they could all the while shouting "trick or treat."

  • Barbecue and...parachutes?

    Nov 30, -0001

    Nothing says teamwork like free falling from an airplane and parachuting into a group of encouraging colleagues.

  • National Guard assists governors of states in Sandy's path

    Nov 9, 2012

    National Guard members are at work in seven states as Hurricane Sandy takes aim at the East Coast.

  • Barbecue and...parachutes?

    Oct 29, 2012

    Nothing says teamwork like free falling from an airplane and parachuting into a group of encouraging colleagues.

  • Family resiliency strengthens Army

    Oct 30, 2012

    "'Man up?' What does that even mean?" The women on the right side of the room burst out into laughter. The men seated on the left side of the room began to defend their answer to "Ten things you want and need from your partner." The 20 couples attending the 563rd Aviation Support Battalion marriage retreat in Sevierville, Tn., shared their answers to demonstrate the differences in priorities men and women have in a relationship. The three-day Strong Bonds retreat, Oct. 26-28, provided resiliency training for Families utilizing workshops on love languages, how to resolve conflict, and defining wants and needs within relationships. Couples demonstrated strategies discussed during the session through role-playing. Capt. (CH) Trey Vaughn, the 563rd ASB chaplain said the message the retreats convey is cohesion -- between Families, spouses and unit members. "(This training) also tells you how to listen to one another and be sensitive, but the whole time it's stressing teamwork, and in the Army, that's definitely something they stress all the time," Vaughn said.

  • IMA and IRR Soldiers may be eligible for additional PDMRA

    Oct 30, 2012

    IMA and IRR Soldiers who were mobilized and deployed on or after Jan. 19, 2007, may be eligible for additional PDMRA days due to a change in the program made by Congress last October.

  • Division West, USO host Halloween Open House, Soldier Appreciation Extravaganza

    Oct 29, 2012

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- While some people prepare for Halloween night to serve up scary costumes and candy, others also use the eerie holiday theme to show their gratitude to Soldiers and Families. First Army Division West did just that Saturday by hosting its first Halloween Open House, which was immediately followed by a USO-sponsored Soldier Appreciation Extravaganza.

  • Wizards salute military vets during NBA Cares Week

    Nov 1, 2012

    A group of professional athletes served a group of service men and women, wounded warriors, veterans and mothers of fallen heroes at "Salute to the Stars," a luncheon that honored America's bravest Oct. 22, 2012, at an upscale steakhouse in the nation's Capitol.

  • Letterkenny dedicates equipment to fallen hero

    Oct 29, 2012

    .-- The new route clearance vehicle welding positioner at Letterkenny Army Depot was dedicated to the memory of Master Sgt. Benjamin F. Bitner, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., in a ceremony at the maintenance facility Oct. 10.

  • National Guard assists governors of states in Sandy's path

    Oct 31, 2012

    National Guard members are at work in seven states as Hurricane Sandy takes aim at the East Coast.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Hurricane update

    Oct 29, 2012

    29 October 2012 (Monday) Fort A.P. Hill will be closing at 1300 hours today due to severe weather conditions.

  • 82nd CAB Soldier competes in Ironman triathlon after training in Afghanistan

    Oct 29, 2012

    Fort BRAGG, N.C. -- Following his recent deployment, Indianapolis native, 1st Lt. Michael Spears Jr., an aviation officer with the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, competed in the Ironman World Championships, including a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run, in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, Oct. 13.

  • Soldiers from 115th receive family homecoming

    Oct 29, 2012

    Spc. Troy Jones went to war with a computer in his duffle bag.

  • Nation's financial shape threatens national security

    Oct 29, 2012

    The nation's financial situation was pretty bad after the War of 1812. It was tough, too, following the Civil War and World War II.

  • Panther paratroopers strive to become Expert Infantrymen

    Oct 29, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, NC -- On the morning of Oct. 22, 2012 hundreds of paratroopers stood in formation at Pike Field to take the first steps needed to earn their Expert Infantryman Badge. Infantrymen assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, began the weeklong EIB testing with the Army Physical Fitness Test and the daytime land navigation course. Paratroopers from 1st BCT also participated.

  • Military Information Support Group (Airborne) Celebrates Birthday

    Oct 29, 2012

    Military Information Support Group (Airborne) celebrated the sixth birthday of the Psychological Operations Branch on the grounds outside the 7th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne), which recently became one of the first battalions in the Army to be exclusively oriented towards the newly established Africa Command or AFRICOM.

  • IMCOM Soldier and NCO inspired during Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 29, 2012

    Twenty-four of the Army's warriors, representing 12 commands from across the Army, recently reported to Fort Lee, Va., to compete in the 2012 Best Warrior Competition. Among those participating in the Oct. 15-18 event were SSG Randy Roscoe and SGT Kevin Mulloy, representing the U.S. Army Installation Management Command.

  • ASC Soldiers roll out mats to roll up the enemy

    Oct 30, 2012

    Soldiers of the Army Sustainment Command gathered and paired up on mats at the RIA Community Fitness Center, Oct. 1, for some of the most energetic schooling they are likely to ever receive.

  • Army Medicine: Transforming from Healthcare to Health

    Oct 29, 2012

    BG Caravalho discusses Army Medicine's shift from treating illness, injury and disease to prevention and wellness.

  • Resiliency through Art

    Oct 29, 2012

    10/29/2012 VICENZA, Italy- Developing resiliency or one's ability to adapt to adversity is an important function for Soldiers returning from deployments. Supervisory Arts Specialist Michelle Sterkowicz introduced a "Resiliency through Art" program at the Family and MWR Arts and Crafts Center in Vicenza in order to help Soldiers with the difficulties and challenges they face.

  • U.S. Army awards Watervliet $4.2M contract for new mortar baseplate

    Oct 31, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Arsenal announced Friday that it received a $4.2 million contract from the U.S. Army to manufacture a new lightweight 60mm mortar baseplate that will enhance Soldiers' abilities to move more quickly across the battlefield, while also reducing logistical requirements.

  • MICC members, teams stand out at year end

    Nov 6, 2012

    Accomplishing more than 58,000 contracting actions valued at more than $6.3 billion took the entire Mission and Installation Contracting Command team. Both individual and team efforts have been recognized by leaders across the Army who have offered their gratitude to MICC leaders here and in the field for the work performed by contracting professionals throughout the nation.

  • Breast cancer survivor candidly recounts her story

    Oct 29, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- The staying power of superheroes on the big screen reflects the all-encompassing awe of supernatural strength, above-average intelligence and clairvoyant nature. Yet everyday heroes mingle amongst other human beings on this earth. These humble warriors fight a microscopic organism that invades and permeates the body without showing much damage, if any, to the outside world. Breast cancer survivor, Christa Ward, who works for the Joint Readiness Training Center as a graphic illustrator, is one of these modest champions. Her story is one of fortitude and resilience, anger and acceptance, humor and gratitude. The word "inspirational" seems to fall short when describing anyone who's had to look a hardship straight in the eye, accept the path they needed to travel and come out the other end stronger, better, wiser -- in spite of the pain and turmoil.

  • "My Board File" closing early for some Army Boards

    Oct 30, 2012

    "My Board File" closing dates for four separate Army Boards in November have been changed requiring Soldiers to certify their files earlier.

  • Army Chief of Staff promotes 162nd Inf Bde officer at Fort Polk

    Oct 29, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. ---- Being promoted to major is a significant step in an Army officer's career. When you receive that promotion from the Army Chief of Staff, it becomes even more significant. Maj. Frederick J. Babauta, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 162nd Infantry Brigade, was promoted to major Oct. 9 by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno during a ceremony held at Fort Polk. The promotion to major was not a surprise for Babauta, but his promoter was.

  • Task Force Tiger 3 Soldiers prepping for deployment

    Oct 29, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. ---- The 162nd Infantry Brigade is responsible for training advisors and Security Force Assistance Teams deploying to support combatant commanders on a global scale. Soon, the brigade will be deploying its third iteration of its own cadre to support this mission in Afghanistan.

  • Army Reserve bridge unit activated after 62 years

    Oct 29, 2012

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. - Soldiers, families and government officials from nearby Caroline County came together to witness the activation of the Army Reserve's 310th Engineer Company in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

  • Honoring WWII Vets

    Oct 29, 2012

    Several Adelphi Lab Center employees helped out at the Joint Service Make a Difference Day Honor Flight Oct. 19 at the World War II Memorial in D.C., including Pat Rabago (left) from the Installation Safety Office. Rabago, who is a veteran herself, assisted a WWII veteran to the ceremony location.

  • Spc. Christopher Lewis, European rodeo president

    Oct 29, 2012

    Spc. Christopher Lewis, a U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt MP with the garrison's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, is a bull rider and the president of the European Rodeo Cowboy Association. See what Lewis has to say about his European rodeo experiences.

  • DoDDS-Europe director visits Vicenza, Italy

    Oct 29, 2012

    DoDDS-Europe director Dr. Nancy Bresell visited Vicenza last week for meetings with school principals and labor union representatives. "The Vicenza community is a great place. I can tell you that our teachers love it here. You have really good students, really good children. You've got a command structure that's devoted to making things good for families. I think they're doing a fantastic job," Bresell said.

  • Yongsan celebrates Halloween

    Oct 29, 2012

    Superheroes, princesses and even a vampires roamed around the family housing areas of Yongsan to gather as many sweet treats as they could all the while shouting "trick or treat." The U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan community celebrated Halloween and provided Servicemembers, Families and Civilians the opportunity to enjoy a spooky night with a bucket full of candy here, Oct. 27.

  • Hurricane Sandy OPM Information for Federal Employees and Emergency Recall

    Oct 29, 2012

    Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Office of Personnel Management has issued a closure for Federal Employees in the capital region, Oct. 29, 2012.

  • NSSC open Tuesday, Oct. 30

    Oct 29, 2012

    As of 9:15 p.m., Oct. 29, NSSC will be open on Tuesday, Oct. 30, during normal duty hours. Liberal leave is in effect for employees seriously affected by the storm. Contact your supervisor for further guidance.

  • Land, sea, air the Army does it all

    Nov 30, -0001

    Cruising through the calm, vibrant blue waters of the Persian Gulf aboard the USAV Five Forks (LCU 2018) at close to 12 knots, the nearly 140 tons of two M1A2 Abrams tanks did not slow it down at all. The soldiers aboard the vessel were participating in a communication and logistics exercise.

  • Brig. Gen. Williams awarded Legion of Merit

    Oct 28, 2012

    VICKSBURG, Miss. - Brig. Gen. James T. Williams, commander of 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, and a resident of Monroe County, Ga., was awarded the Legion of Merit in a brief ceremony held here today at the George A. Morris Army Reserve Center.

  • National Guard responds to Hurricane Sandy, monitors tsunami

    Nov 9, 2012

    As more governors declared states of emergency in advance of Hurricane Sandy, the National Guard stood ready to respond to the aftermath of the storm.

  • N.Y. Governor calls on Guard to respond to Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 9, 2012

    The New York Army and Air National Guard began deploying 1,175 Soldiers and Airmen to respond to Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 28, 2012, and prepared to call in more troops as the storm moved up the eastern seaboard.

  • Like fathers, like sons: the 1st Division family

    Oct 28, 2012

    Pvt. Chris Griffin is the fifth member of his family to receive a 1st ID/1st SB combat patch, continuing his family's legacy in the U.S. Army.

  • Afghan Uniformed Police assume responsibility for new headquarters

    Oct 28, 2012

    NATO's primary objective in Afghanistan is to enable the Afghan authorities to provide effective security across the country, so delivering high-quality police headquarters is an important step toward achieving that goal. Afghan Uniformed Police in Daykundi province assumed responsibility for a newly-constructed headquarters Oct. 20. The facility was constructed with oversight by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Experiential learning program prepares Afghans for facilities operations, maintenance

    Oct 28, 2012

    NATO's primary objective in Afghanistan is to enable the Afghan authorities to provide effective security across the country, so delivering high-quality police headquarters is an important step toward achieving that goal. Afghan Uniformed Police in Daykundi province assumed responsibility for a newly-constructed headquarters Oct. 20. The facility was constructed with oversight by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • USTRANSCOM commander visits Kandahar Retrosort Yard

    Oct 28, 2012

    The commander of the United States Transportation Command, Gen. William M. Fraser III, visited the Kandahar Airfield Retrosort Yard on Oct. 21.

  • A Family Birthday in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, 2012

    Sgt. Alyssa Turner, a paralegal specialist and female engagement team noncommissioned officer in-charge with 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, celebrated her 26th birthday at Forward Operating Base Lindsey Oct. 23. Unlike most deployed Soldiers celebrating birthdays downrange, however, Turner got to spend hers with family.

  • America's Response Statue placed to provide overwatch on One World Trade Center

    Oct 27, 2012

    U.S. Army Special Operations Soldiers attend the Horse Soldier Statue rededication ceremony at Ground Zero, New York. The statue, now known as America's Response Statue provides overwatch on One World Trade Center.

  • American dreams come true

    Oct 27, 2012

    Love brought Spc. Nikolaus Stiles, from Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, south to Wisconsin, and later to the Army.

  • Tripler's own takes home 'Top Cop' award

    Jan 10, 2013

    HONOLULU -- Emerida Paras, site manager, CAC/DEERS/Badge Office, Provost Marshal Office, Tripler Army Medical Center, was selected by the Law Enforcement Coalition for a 2012 "Top Cop" award during a ceremony held at the Japan Cultural Center, Oct. 25. Sen. Dan Akaka was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award at the same ceremony and former Governor Linda Lingle added her personal congratulations to the Paras family. More than 400 law enforcement professionals from around the island and their families were in attendance at the ceremony.

  • "Long Knife" Soldiers case colors,

    Oct 31, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas-- Trained and ready, Soldiers assigned to 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team "Long Knife," cased their unit colors during a ceremony on Cooper Field Oct. 26 here.

  • Missouri-based federal responders, military train for tornados

    Oct 26, 2012

    Defense Coordinating Element VII, U.S. Army North, made the most of a disaster response exercise by inviting a host of state and federal counterparts to train with them Oct. 16-18 in Topeka, Kan. Responding to the notional devastation of three massive tornadoes, the Kansas City, Mo.-based element trained with teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, two area military bases and the National Guard of four states.

  • Family Day raises appreciation of 368th mission

    Nov 1, 2012

    LONDONBERRY, N.H. - Spc. Micheal Timmons, an Army Reserve Soldier with 368th Engineer Battalion, 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, shows his daughter Amber, niece Amber Pursey and wife Michelle the inside of an up-armored tactical military vehicle during Family Day held here Oct. 14. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michelle Conrad, 362nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

  • Virginia Guard personnel preparing for possible Hurricane Sandy damage

    Nov 9, 2012

    The Virginia National Guard has been authorized to bring up to 300 personnel on state active duty for possible severe-weather recovery operations from Hurricane Sandy.

  • Scariest house in town

    Oct 26, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Ghouls! Goblins! Ghosts! Zombies lurking along dark hallways filled with fog, searching for humans to devour. Psychopaths seeking victims to hack into little pieces for a late night snack.

  • Soldiers enhance their Warrior skills prior to deployment

    Oct 26, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas - A squad rushes a hill, crawls through trenches and races through tunnels while taking enemy fire during a training exercise at the Individual Readiness Training facilities.

  • National Guard prepares for Hurricane Sandy; 'perfect storm'

    Nov 9, 2012

    More than 61,000 National Guard personnel along the eastern seaboard are available for duty if and when Hurricane Sandy makes landfall sometime next week, Guard officials said today.

  • Retired Sailor overcomes bleak diagnosis, maintains positive attitude

    Oct 31, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - Starting at age 50, it is encouraged that everyone get regular colonoscopies, an examination that use a fiber-optic camera to view your lower gastrointestinal tract, to screen for colon cancer.

  • A mile in her shoes

    Oct 26, 2012

    EL PASO, TX -- The sidewalks of downtown El Paso were crowded with women cheering, shouting catcalls and whistling as hundreds of men in red high-heel shoes prepare to walk a grueling mile wearing two-to-three inch pumps and feathery, white boas. A real feat for a man's feet.

  • 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Earns Presidential Unit Citation, 31 Individual Awards for Valor

    Oct 26, 2012

  • Great Getaways Winners receive Grand Prize Vacation Packages

    Oct 29, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 5, 2012) -- LTC David Brushwein, a U.S. Army National Guardsman, Michelle Suh, a U.S. Army Family Member, Kelley Ezell, a U.S. Marine Corps Family Member and Bobby White, a U.S. Air Force retiree were selected as the grand prize winners in the 2012 Armed Forces Recreation Centers Great Getaways Sweepstakes.

  • Community offers Halloween fun

    Oct 26, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey offers trick-or-treaters plenty of opportunity for safe fun this Halloween. Trick-or-treating in the housing areas runs 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31.

  • Old Fort Bliss shares its spooky side

    Oct 26, 2012

    More than 300 Soldiers and their Families ventured to the annual Haunted Pumpkin Patch event hosted by the Old Fort Bliss Replica Museum staff here Oct. 20.

  • Native American Heritage Month Special Opportunity

    Oct 26, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Most people have heard of the Navajo Code Talkers who worked with the Marines in World War II. There have been many books, articles, and even a few films dedicated to their service. But did you know that the Army also recruited and benefited from the talents of native peoples, before the Marines? And that Code Talkers served in World War I as well? Did you know that not only did they speak in their native tongues to confuse the enemy, but that they created codes as Signal Soldiers?

  • Medical experts preparing test for prestigious badge

    Oct 29, 2012

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (October 22, 2012) -- A team of Army medics are getting ready for an intense five-day evaluation that will test the knowledge of medical Soldiers from throughout the Pacific Theater as they strive to earn the Expert Field Medical Badge, one of the Army's most coveted badges to earn, during U.S. Army Pacific's EFMB testing, here, 3-8 Nov.

  • Schofield medical staff kick off their shoes, explore physical therapy services

    Oct 26, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- More than 50 U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks staff members gathered in the Physical Therapy Clinic, here, to participate in a variety of activities during an open house, Oct. 24.

  • USAHC-SB's Acute Care Clinic increases providers, aims to reduce wait times

    Oct 31, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks' Acute Care Clinic will shift its hours of operation to 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. starting Nov. 4.

  • National Guard prepares for 'perfect storm'

    Oct 26, 2012

    More than 61,000 National Guard personnel along the eastern seaboard are available for duty if and when Hurricane Sandy makes landfall sometime next week, Guard officials said today.

  • National Guard SFA AT tests responsiveness, flexibility, and agility

    Oct 26, 2012

    Camp Shelby, MISS. -- More than 500 National Guard Soldiers recently completed the last step of their mobilization training in preparation for their upcoming Security Forces Assistance Advisor Team deployment to Afghanistan. The training wrapped up a monumental effort by both the National Guard Soldiers and their trainers.

  • Nett warrior speeds command & control into the future

    Nov 30, -0001

    The ability to obtain up to the minute information is indispensable to soldiers on the ground during combat operations.

  • Along came a spider

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Spider XM7 Network Command Munition is a hand-emplaced, remotely controlled, man-in-the-loop, anti-personnel munitions system. Through positive radio control and positive target identification, the Spider meets 2004 Ottowa Treaty and National Landmine Policies. It replaces earlier landmine and anti-personnel systems that were often remote detonated.

  • Pilot week confirms capability

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, participated in pilot week Oct. 23 through Oct. 27 during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 at Doña Ana Range Complex, N.M.

  • FORSCOM CG meets, thanks Wounded Warrior and Family

    Oct 26, 2012

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez and his wife Ginny meet with Staff Sgt. Travis Mills and his wife Kelsey at the Oct. 23 AUSA Eisenhower Luncheon. Mills is an 82nd Airborne Division Soldier recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from life-threatening injuries sustained earlier this year in Afghanistan.

  • Army's Premier Helicopter MRO Facility Takes on Unmanned Aircraft Work

    Oct 26, 2012

    Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) has officially opened its doors to military unmanned aircraft with its first Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) modification program. The new program marks a departure from CCAD's typical product line of helicopters and their components. If all goes well with the Shadow® Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System program, it could mean more unmanned aircraft work for the depot in the future.

  • Division West NCOs train deploying Soldiers to survive MRAP rollover

    Oct 26, 2012

    Noncommissioned officers with 3-393rd Field Artillery Battalion, 479th Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, trained Soldiers with the Army Reserve's 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, out of Los Angeles, Calif., on the Mine Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicle Egress Trainer simulator here recently.

  • Budget cuts will reshape military of future

    Oct 26, 2012

    An expected last ditch effort to prevent sequestration in early 2013 will likely mean that cuts to the defense budget will be more manageable, said a top Pentagon official speaking to a group of business leaders at Technology Summit 2012 hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County on Oct. 16 at the Jackson Conference Center.

  • Hurricane Sandy Updates

    Oct 26, 2012

    For the most up to date information on Hurricane Sandy and it's impact on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall visit the JBM-HH Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jbmhh, our Twitter page at www.twitter.com/jbmhh and the Commander's Hotline at 703-696-6906.

  • AMRDEC worker injured in explosives accident

    Oct 26, 2012

    A contractor employee was injured Oct. 16 while handling explosives in a laboratory at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.

  • 173rd, ANSF enable security, demonstrate capability throughout Logar, Wardak Provinces

    Nov 30, -0001

    As American and coalition forces begin their drawdown in Afghanistan, they continue to support their Afghan partners.

  • Ten-Miler team earns double repeat titles

    Oct 26, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal's Ten-Miler team did it again.

  • Logistic milestones, efficient solutions among topics at Army/DLA Day

    Oct 26, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Top officials from the Defense Logistics Agency, Department of the Army and Army Materiel Command discussed recent logistic milestones at Army/DLA Day Oct. 25 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

  • Humanitarian Relief spotlight graphic

    Oct 26, 2012

  • Scientist protects nation against chemical warfare agents

    Oct 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A recent college graduate moved from Texas to Maryland so he could work with the best scientists in the field of chemical defense. Brandon Bruey, a chemist with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, said his position allows him the best opportunity to use classroom principles for real-world applications. For web article, click here: http://go.usa.gov/rG6B

  • Thanks to Cummings Research Park

    Oct 26, 2012

    The Army was on stage Oct. 15 among local business leaders, and local and state political leaders to show its appreciation for the industry partners who have helped to make Cummings Research Park the second largest research and development park in the world.

  • National Amercian Indian Heritage Month 2012 tri-signed letter

    Oct 26, 2012

  • Fort Myer runners win Army Ten-Miler team title

    Oct 26, 2012

    One of the most cherished trophies among servicemember athletes is the Army Ten-Miler trophy. The ATM trophy depicts a mini-sculpture of a bald eagle displaying its massive wing span.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 1 Nov 1941

    Oct 26, 2012

    Japanese Language School opened at Presidio of San Francisco 1 November 1941.

  • Army of volunteers support this year's ten-miler

    Oct 26, 2012

    Behind the scenes at the Army Ten-Miler was a hubbub of volunteers representing numerous organizations supporting servicemembers, runners and spectators.

  • EDIS provides vital resource to military families

    Oct 30, 2012

    Parents who believe their child might have developmental-related delays can turn to their local Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) for help.

  • 550 attend 'Vanguard' strong bonds family retreat

    Nov 6, 2012

    Five hundred fifty Family Members from 3rd Infantry Division attended a Strong Bonds family retreat held, Oct. 19-21, in Hilton Head, S.C.

  • Under the cover of darkness

    Oct 27, 2012

    It was 10 p.m. on Bagram Air Field and the hustle and bustle of garrison had begun to slow down. The workday was ending and most soldiers and airmen were preparing to call it a night.

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