Archive: Oct 2012

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  • Medevac central: A glimpse at one of the busiest medevac locations in Afghanistan

    Oct 23, 2012

    Pasab averages 30 percent of all Category Alpha medevac missions in Regional Command-South, Afghanistan. The medevac crews at Pasab also see the worst injuries as they only respond to urgent medical calls, known as CAT-A missions. These are calls with injuries, such as a multiple amputee patients, that require a response from mission start to medical facility delivery of less than one hour - known as the golden hour.

  • Vietnam veteran continues service in Afghanistan

    Oct 22, 2012

    Ask Chief Warrant Officer 4 Walter Jones why he continues to serve 43 years after he first joined the Army and he will tell you, "It's all about flying and Soldiers."

  • March for Cancer supports cancer survivors, honors victims

    Oct 22, 2012

    "For my bestie," "for my mother," "for my sister," "for my friend's dad," "for my daughter," "for my grandmother I never met." The reasons friends, families and neighbors participated in the three-mile March for Cancer at the Oak Grove War Memorial Walking Trail Oct. 20 varied from person to person, but to each individual participating, cancer was just that -- personal. Essie Saulman and Sandra Calo, Family Readiness Group leaders for Company D, 3rd Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, put the event together to raise money for cancer charities and to honor women who have had great influence on their lives.

  • Iron Brigade soldiers combine dirt bikes, ATVs with tanks

    Oct 22, 2012

    Iron Brigade soldiers are incorporating the use of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles with tanks to reinvigorate the concept of lightweight, fast and agile forward reconnaissance teams during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 at Doña Ana Range Complex, N.M., Oct. 17, 2012.

  • A Company 2-1 and 4th Koy secure Taliban hotbed

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    Soldiers with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, along with their Afghan National Army partners with the 4th Koy, or company, 3rd Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 205th Corps, cleared an area known for its strong Taliban presence in the Zharay district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, Oct. 15 and 16.

  • Red Ribbon Run reinforces messages of healthy choices

    Oct 22, 2012

    Red Ribbon Week starts Oct. 22. It came early this year at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern. The Red Ribbon Run, an annual event in the Kaiserslautern Military Community, is attended by thousands. This year Kaiserslautern's substance abuse program was the winner of the 2012 Secretary of Defense Community Drug Awareness Award. It beat out programs at Army bases around the globe and was the only overseas program among all the services to win top honors.

  • Every Soldier to be 'career ready' to transition

    Oct 23, 2012

    Soldiers will soon get more help transitioning from the Army to civilian life.

  • 401st LTF North overcomes adverse conditions to support Warfighters

    Oct 20, 2012

    'Moon dust' everywhere while living and working in an active construction zone doesn't stop the folks at 410st AFSB's Logistics Task Force North and Camp Pratt in their mission to support the Warfighter.

  • Brigade support battalion continues modernization

    Oct 24, 2012

    The 70th Brigade Support Battalion, 210th Fires Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, officially recognized two new companies of their unit in a Sept. 17 activation ceremony at Camp Casey, South Korea, marking a milestone in their organizational transformation.

  • TRANSCOM commander visits 401st AFSB

    Oct 20, 2012

    U.S. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser, III, commander U.S. Transportation Command, made a brief visit to the 401st Army Field Support Brigade Oct. 19 to learn more about the processes the 401st employs to prepare equipment to be shipped from the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.

  • JRTC rotation demonstrates force of future

    Oct 22, 2012

    Training bases like the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., will be central to preparing America's Army for future conflicts that could come up at a moment's notice, said Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, during a visit to Fort Polk, Oct. 19, 2012.

  • 8th TSC takes different approach to stand down

    Oct 20, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii -- Suicide amongst Soldiers is at an all-time high rate, and the Army and the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, wants to find a solution. Their solution: resiliency.

  • 8th TSC's NCO Call celebrates, upholds traditions

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORD ISLAND, Hawaii -- "The sick want a cure, the sinner wants absolution, the accused wants exoneration and Soldiers seek leadership. We are professionals, noncommissioned officers, leaders!" These comments were the closing line at 8th Theater Sustainment Command's Noncommissioned Officer Call, aboard the USS Missouri, here, Sept. 21.

  • Updated official DA photos critical for promotion boards

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Mike Phillips, Department of the Army photographer and the meticulous eyes behind the camera lens, spoke with worrisome animation. "DA Photo slots are almost full. Get scheduled soon, because it's going to get crazy," he said. Appointment days for DA photos have been reduced, limiting the number of time slots. About 1,200 slots per year have been eliminated.

  • Medical personnel put in long hours, sweat, prepare to earn coveted badge

    Oct 19, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Nearly 30 medical personnel from various units and commands on Oahu have been meeting in the pre-dawn and post-dusk hours before and after work over the past several weeks.

  • 8th MPs scale fundraising heights

    Oct 19, 2012

    KAILUA, Hawaii -- As the Blue Angels soared in performance across Kaneohe Bay, a different group of angels shared the skies above the sleepy Windward Oahu town of Kailua. Nearly 20 Soldiers from the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, joined military and civilian law enforcement personnel from across the Hawaiian Islands for three straight days -- day and night -- on top of a 14-foot scaffolding that gives the 11th annual "Cop on Top" Special Olympics fundraiser its name at the Aikahi Shopping Center here, Sept. 28-30.

  • 8th MPs help restore Kupuna neighborhood

    Oct 19, 2012

    WAIALUA, Hawaii -- North Shore community members, including a dozen Soldiers from the 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, came together to paint the Kupuna Housing Project, here, Sept. 29. Originally founded to provide housing for the disabled and elderly, through the years, the Kupuna Housing project fell into disrepair as drugs and transients began to dominate the once quiet neighborhood.

  • Tripler takes home top award for healthy workplace environment

    Oct 19, 2012

    KANEOHE, Hawaii -- Tripler Army Medical Center was presented with a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award at a Hawaii Psychological Association's luncheon, Oct. 19 at the Koolau Ballrooms, here.

  • Westphal: Collaboration with industry saves Army money

    Oct 23, 2012

    Industry forums such as this week's Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition can save the Army money through collaboration on best business practices, service officials said.

  • Army Reserve bridge unit activated after 62 years

    Oct 22, 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.

  • Seahawks meet the real Raiders

    Oct 19, 2012

    4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers rub shoulders with members of the Seattle Seahawks during recent 'meet and greet' session before deployment.

  • Odierno: Building trust with media important

    Oct 22, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno told members of the 10th Annual Military Reporters and Editors Conference that he can't remember a time when trust was ever broken between the media and the military during his career.

  • Army strong spouse, business woman named Mrs. Alaska International

    Oct 19, 2012

    Fort Wainwright spouse wins Mrs. Alaska International

  • Professional Development Toolkit Spotlight

    Oct 19, 2012

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 27 October 1983

    Oct 19, 2012

    Twenty-nine years ago this week, twenty-three technical intelligence (TECHINT) analysts from the 513th Military Intelligence Group deployed to the Caribbean Island of Grenada in support of Operation URGENT FURY.

  • Army strong spouse, business woman named Mrs. Alaska International

    Oct 22, 2012

    Local Army wife crowned Mrs. Alaska International. Will compete for title of Mrs. International in July 2013.

  • 525th BfSB Lieutenants, Warrants fight for 'best' slot

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    The day began in the dark morning hours for the 33 competitors. They stood shoulder to shoulder swinging their arms and jogging in place, trying to keep warm before beginning the physical fitness test that would either put them in solid standings or leave them trying to catch up.

  • What is the Corps in the Classroom Program?

    Oct 19, 2012

    "We all realize the critical role that Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education plays in enabling the U.S. to remain the economic and technological leaders of the global marketplace and enabling the Department of Defense and Army in the security of our nation. It is good to see that districts, divisions, labs and other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' organizations are committed to teaming with others to strengthen STEM-related programs that inspire current and future generations of young people to pursue careers in STEM fields." -- Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Fort Bliss Armorer Course

    Oct 19, 2012

    Absolute silence. Soldiers stand frozen behind their desks with an M2 machine gun resting on the table. The second the unit armorer course instructor, holding a stopwatch in his hand, says begin, the silence is broken by metal-on-metal noises and thumping of machine gun parts hitting the table as the weapon is being taken apart. When the time is up, most of the Soldiers smile, but a few are not pleased with the fact they could not reassemble the weapon in time.

  • Corps in the Classroom Program spark students' interest in STEM

    Oct 19, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas - Before entering the building, engineers Franchelle Craft and Eduardo Irigoyen turn their cell phone ringers off. They make their way to the front desk, sign in as visitors and wait to be escorted to a classroom where they will spend the next two hours interacting with middle school students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses as volunteers of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's "Corps in the Classroom" program.

  • Joint Base San Antonio resource fair a success for military families with special needs

    Oct 19, 2012

    The Joint Base San Antonio Exceptional Family Member Program joined forces with Morgan's Wonderland to hold the third annual Resource Fair and Child Find Event Oct. 13, with more than 275 family members, volunteers and vendors taking part. The purpose of the fair was to put families with special needs members in touch with the numerous resources that specifically support individuals with disabilities.

  • Bringing confidence out on the mat

    Oct 19, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- A punch to the face isn't exactly the rendezvous with destiny most people envision when they think of finding self-confidence. But Staff Sgt. Marcus Edwards knows that when it comes to Modern Army Combatives class, it's often the moment where faith in self comes out in its strongest form.

  • 101st Airborne honors Gold Star Families

    Sep 18, 2013

    The Army is the strength of the nation. The Soldier is the strength of the Army. The Family is the strength of the Soldier. During Gold Star Family Appreciation Week, we honor the survivors and thank them for "their" service.

  • Military training realigned under G1

    Oct 19, 2012

    To reduce redundancies, the Army Contracting Command realigned its training mission from the deputy chief of staff operations G3 to the deputy chief of staff human capital G1 effective Oct. 1.

  • Public speaking group empowers ACC-RI employees

    Oct 19, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND, Ill. -- Communication skills are essential for successful contracting professionals and a few Army Contracting Command-Rock Island employees are actively engaged in exercising their public speaking abilities at monthly international training in communication meetings.

  • Spotlight on...Staff Sgt. Bryan Tucker

    Oct 19, 2012

    A combat veteran with multiple deployments under his belt, Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Tucker currently serves as the Army Contracting Command executive driver for Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, ACC commanding general, and ACC Command Sgt. Maj. John L. Murray.

  • ACC employee recognized with community partner award

    Oct 19, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Joan Wysoske, chief, Army Contracting Command-Rock Island's Contract Closeout Branch, was chosen as a 2012 Chicago Lighthouse Community Partner Award recipient Oct. 18.

  • Jazz Ambassadors Tour the Last Frontier

    Oct 19, 2012

    Last month, the Jazz Ambassadors traveled to Alaska, where they performed a week of concerts and educational clinics throughout the state. It was the first time in more than 30 years the Jazz Ambassadors toured Alaska.

  • ACC-NCR hosts suicide prevention stand down

    Oct 19, 2012

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Personnel with the Army Contracting Command-National Capital Region contracting center here took time after a hectic fiscal year-end wrap-up to conduct a suicide prevention stand down Oct. 4.

  • DOD, AbilityOne honor 8 ACC employees

    Oct 19, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--Eight current and former Army Contracting Command employees have been recognized by the Department of Defense and the U.S. AbilityOne Commission for their work supporting the AbilityOne Program.

  • 8th TSC preserves equipment with corrosion prevention

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii-- Hawaii is considered a level-four corrosive zone, which is the worst on Earth. For this reason, corrosion prevention training is a high priority for the Army and its units here in Oahu.

  • From Soldier to civilian: He still means business

    Oct 19, 2012

    Former deputy commander Gene Snyman is no stranger to the Tulsa District. However, since his retirement in July 2012, Snyman has traded his "green" suit for a business suit. Snyman is the new deputy, small business programs, for the Tulsa District and is in the process of learning his new responsibilities.

  • Port's dredged materials management method keeps economy afloat

    Oct 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and partnering agencies closed the Newark Bay Confined Disposal Facility after fifteen successful years of use. The CDF's success showed that they can be an affordable and environmentally safe method for the marine support industry to dispose of contaminated dredged materials.

  • Taking Care of Soldiers Benefits Civilians Too

    Oct 19, 2012

    For over two centuries, the medical advancements of the U.S. Army have benefitted millions of warfighters and civilians.

  • EFMP fair provides resources, opportunities

    Oct 19, 2012

    Job training, educational opportunities and vocational rehabilitation services available off Joint Base Lewis-McChord for teens and adults with disabilities.

  • 'Warhorse' brigade medically resets

    Oct 19, 2012

  • Corps employees 'stand down' for suicide prevention training in San Francisco

    Oct 19, 2012

    More than 200 employees from the Corps' South Pacific Division and San Francisco District gathered Oct. 11 to listen to Bay Area health care professionals discuss suicide prevention.

  • Medics on the move: NIE Soldiers receive healthcare in the field

    Oct 19, 2012

    The medics of Company C, also known as the Cobras, provide medical support to Soldiers in the most remote desert locations of El Paso, Texas, and Dona Ana, N.M., during Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

  • Spotlight graphics

    Oct 19, 2012

  • New technology helps Soldiers talk to aircraft

    Oct 19, 2012

    Radios can only communicate to other radios on the same frequency, so quite frequently multiple middlemen are involved to either rely messages or connect the two. A new piece of equipment under evaluation, called Romer Net, proposes to solve this issue and eliminate any middlemen by instantly obtaining the frequency of any aircraft overhead and translating it into a usable signal for all parties involved.

  • Doughboys can't win rematch, fall 14-6

    Oct 19, 2012

    The Fort Benning Doughboys failed to avenge their loss from two weeks ago and fell once again to Faulkner University, losing this time, 14-6. The game turned out to be quite different from the 60-27 shootout in Montgomery, Ala., however, with both defenses giving the offense more than it could handle.

  • Community Relations photo

    Oct 25, 2012

  • Djibouti language school graduates 80 during ceremony

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    Nine U.S. service members and more than 200 Djiboutians gathered together Oct. 11, 2012, during a Noural-Imam Institute graduation ceremony to recognize 80 student for successfully completing their English programs.

  • What Fort Benning parents, students should know about high school choices

    Oct 19, 2012

    'Be aware' of high school choices What Fort Benning parents, students should know about high school

  • Post observes Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 19, 2012

    Fort Benning observed Hispanic American Heritage Month, sponsored by the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation which boasts Soldiers and Families from many Spanish countries. Col. Glenn Huber, WHINSEC commandant, said he found it fitting for WHINSEC to sponsor the event because Hispanic Americans make up the majority of WHINSEC.

  • Submit your issues to AFAP

    Oct 19, 2012

    The Fort Benning Army Family Action Plan Conference is set for Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. Those interested in submitting an issue for the conference should do so by Oct. 26, said Starla de Saussure, AFAP program manager. Soldiers, Family members, retirees, survivors, and Department of the Army civilians are eligible to submit issues.

  • THIS IS IT! Army Ten-Miler Race Weekend!

    Oct 19, 2012

    The 28th annual Army Ten-Miler race blasts off at 8 a.m. Sunday, in front of the Pentagon, Oct. 21, in Washington, D.C.

  • Iron Triangle neighborhood to lose power

    Oct 19, 2012

    The families who live in Fort Benning's Iron Triangle neighborhood will be without power for 12 hours on Oct. 23.

  • Breast Cancer: A demographic I would have rather avoided

    Oct 19, 2012

    Cancer and malignancy aren't words one wants to hear before the word biopsy, before lunch or -- well -- ever. But one minute I'm joking about American colloquialisms with the radiologist who read my second mammogram and the next I have cancer.

  • Infantrymen get first dose of urban ops

    Oct 19, 2012

    Urban operations -- for Infantrymen, it's a foundational skill they'll use frequently throughout their careers. For the 210 Infantrymen in F Company, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment, it's the newest skill they've learned. Spc. Matthew Batzel, who chose the Special Forces Enlistment Option when he joined the Army, said the realistic urban operations training helped him feel more ready to fill his role as a Soldier. "We haven't done anything quite like this yet," he said. "This is the exciting stuff. This is why a lot of people joined. The little things are starting to make sense -- why we do certain things. I definitely feel more comfortable becoming a Soldier."

  • Basic training battalion celebrates graduation with range of activities

    Oct 19, 2012

    The standard basic training graduation is traditionally summed up in a ceremony lasting one to two hours, but on Sand Hill, it's more than that. Leading up to the main event, many of the battalions host related activities for visiting Families to help them better understand the Soldier experience, so they can in turn better support their Soldier.

  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2012 tri-signed letter

    Oct 19, 2012

  • Fort Benning breaks ground on Main Post hotel

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2012) -- Construction began recently on a new 860-room hotel on Main Post. Scheduled to open late in 2014, the hotel will be situated just outside Fort Benning's historic district, on Ingersoll Street across from the movie theater.

  • Skelton at Thayer Award Banquet: Service is more than a profession, it's a calling

    Oct 24, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2012) -- The profession of arms is more than just a profession, it is a calling, said the Honorable Isaac "Ike" Skelton, former chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Upon receiving the 2012 Sylvanus Thayer Award at a banquet in his honor, Skelton thanked the Corps of Cadets assembled at Washington Hall Oct. 18 for their dedication and willingness to serve in this profession.

  • NORAD Deputy previews DoD support to 2013 Inauguration

    Oct 19, 2012

    Canadian Lt. Gen. Alain Parent, the new North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) deputy commander was briefed on the mission and capabilities of the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region, the Joint Task Force - National Capital Region 2013 Inaugural plans as well as the mission and capabilities of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington during his visit at Fort Lesley J. McNair.

  • Brothers in arms

    Oct 19, 2012

    For most families, family reunions are a preplanned event to allow family members to come together and catch up on the past. With frequent travel and deployments, military members have a harder time making it to their family reunions. On the other hand, being in the military sometimes creates unique opportunities for families to reunite. This was the case for Capt. Ken Anderson, personnel officer-in-charge for 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Lightning Horse, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, when he recently came across his own type of a family reunion when he met up with his brother in Afghanistan.

  • Vets observe 70 years of history

    Oct 19, 2012

    Veterans, part of the 317th Troop Carrier Group, came out to Fort Benning Friday to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the unit, which started in 1942, during World War II. More than 100 veterans and their spouses attended the Heritage Flight and Troop Drop event, where they watched the World War II Airborne Demonstration Team drop from a World War II C-47 Transport Aircraft used by the 317th. The demonstration team wore vintage paratrooper uniforms.

  • Troops find Super Suit greater than its parts

    Oct 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory collaborated with the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in piecing together one of the military's most advanced chemical-biological defense systems for troops: the Super Suit.

  • ERDC STEM outreach program impacts students of all ages

    Oct 19, 2012

    In 2010, Dr. Peggy Wright was appointed by Dr. Jeffery Holland, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), as the assistant director for Human Capital (HC), and was tasked with building and implementing an outstanding program for student outreach in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Wounded Warriors take aim in specialized deer hunt

    Oct 19, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Three Wounded Warriors with a passion for deer hunting were provided with a special opportunity through Hunters Helping Heroes, a non-profit organization. Hunters Helping Heroes organizes hunting excursions for service members, firefighters, police officers and Wounded Warriors as a small "thank you" for their service.

  • Maj. Gen. Abrams re-enlists 25 'Desert Rogues'

    Oct 19, 2012

    Regional Command - South and Third Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Robert B. "Abe" Abrams administered the oath of re-enlistment Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, to 25 soldiers from 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team in Forward Operating Base Lindsey.

  • German neighbors make Baumholder an ideal location

    Oct 19, 2012

    After the deactivation ceremony for the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Oct. 9, the man responsible for providing logistical support to the brigade and the military community in Baumholder told reporters that Baumholder is an ideal place to be stationed because of the strong support it receives from its German neighbors.

  • Ready...set...Angry Birds...Dodgeball!!!

    Oct 19, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Normally you wouldn't associate Angry Birds with Hotdogs or Nachos and Coke. But add five rubber balls and It's Not What You Think, and you have Camp Casey's 5-on-5 Dodgeball Tournament, which occurred Oct. 13 at the Carey Fitness Center.

  • Area I moving to set up council for its retirees

    Oct 19, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Retirees in Warrior Country will soon be able to have regular meetings with Area I officials to voice concerns and seek help on a broad range of retiree-related issues.

  • Casey lanes get major renovation; Pirate-themed interior aims at shipshape fun for community

    Oct 19, 2012

    CAMP Casey, South Korea -- If you are, ever have been, or want to be a pirate of the Caribbean, you should find things shipshape and a fair wind running next time you clamber over the gunwales of the Camp Casey bowling center.

  • Installation Operations Center brings together Army couple for long-distance reenlistment ceremony

    Oct 19, 2012

    Standing before a video camera in Afghanistan, Capt. Sharonda Smith, assigned to the U.S. Army's 25th Signal Battalion, administered just such an oath to her husband, a platoon sergeant serving in South Korea, during a unique reenlistment ceremony conducted via video teleconference, Oct. 18.

  • I am a weapon

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    As soldiers, we have some pretty deadly weapons. But, they jam on occasion, or our fine motor skills succumb to adrenaline and that sixth Rip It we probably shouldn't have chugged before setting out on a mission. Sometimes the enemy can get close enough that the situation becomes a little more ... intimate.

  • Full-scale exercise tests emergency capabilities in Korea

    Oct 22, 2012

    "EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE!" echoing across U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Republic of Korea, signaled the start of the annual full-scale exercise held here, Oct. 15-19, 2012.

  • Take me out to the ball game

    Nov 30, -0001

    Two on, two out, down by three. These words mean absolutely nothing to many 2nd Infantry Division soldiers.

  • US-ROK soldiers team up, make a difference in Uijeongbu

    Nov 30, -0001

    People say sharing is caring. Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion and Republic of Korea Army's 2nd Logistics Support Command recently shared some of their time with the residents of a community welfare center in the Jang-Am district of Uijeongbu, South Korea.

  • Running down a dream

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    The Army prides itself on recognizing excellence and, when it came across Spc. Shernette Hyatt, leaders were astonished by her physical ability. This girl could run.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldiers, color guard featured in Game 3 of NLCS

    Oct 19, 2012

    Thirty Soldiers and a Joint Services Color Guard from Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., participated in pre-game ceremonies for Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants, Oct. 17, 2012, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

  • Fort Meade kicks off 2012 CFC Campaign

    Oct 23, 2012

    Oct. 1 marked the kickoff of Fort Meade's Combined Federal Campaign. The season's campaign, which traditionally runs from Sept. 1 through Dec. 14, allows federal employees to direct donations to more than 4,000 charities screened by the CFC.

  • Green Berets pay tribute to JFK at Arlington National Cemetery

    Oct 22, 2012

    Soldiers representing every unit within Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) gathered at the John F. Kennedy graveside, Oct. 18, 2012, to pay tribute to the president who recognized more than 50 years ago the importance of a dedicated counter-insurgency/unconventional warfare force and authorized the wearing of the green beret.

  • Recent shift to AMC enables streamlined logistics services

    Oct 19, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The logisticians who look after Warrior Country's transportation, maintenance and supply needs are now able to provide even more robust services thanks to a recent change that gives them broader, faster reach into the Army's overall logistics network.

  • Conference marks first garrison command in Afghanistan

    Oct 18, 2012

    PARWAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- "We're making history right now," Michael Hartman, the deputy garrison commander for Bagram Airfield, said as he discussed the chain of events that led to the first-ever Base Operations Support and Integration Quarterly Conference held on BAF and the first garrison change of command ceremony in Afghanistan. Running BAF as a garrison started as an idea between Maj. Gen. Timothy McHale, retired, and Maj. Gen. John MacDonald, retired, who wanted to standardize base operations in a combat environment. Essentially the intent was to use Installation Management Command's 10-year history of providing standardized services to its 78 garrisons around the globe.

  • Djiboutian children, adults cared for during MEDCAP

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    More than 300 Djiboutians received health care from U.S. and Djiboutian medical personnel who partnered during a medical civic action program clinic Oct. 6 and 7, 2012, in Chebelley village, located in Arta district, Djibouti.

  • Battling West Nile, mosquitoes

    Oct 18, 2012

    Raymond Randle and his team from the William Beaumont Army Medical Center Department of Preventive Medicine conduct mosquito trapping and surveillance all over Fort Bliss, Texas, to test for WNV and other transmittable diseases.

  • Fire simulator offers valuable lessons

    Oct 18, 2012

    Safety fair features virtual emergency experiences

  • Hunting trip = therapy for 6 wounded warriors

    Oct 18, 2012

    Six wounded warriors spent the day in the woods of central Texas hunting exotic game Oct. 11 as a therapeutic retreat. Five of the wounded warriors, from the Warrior Transition Battalion, along with a wounded warrior who serves with U.S. Army North, took advantage of an opportunity to hunt an exotic animal of their choice, and to fish for Florida Bass, on a private central Texas game ranch.

  • Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    Oct 19, 2012

    After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, 2012, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft.

  • JLTV program moves into EMD phase

    Oct 18, 2012

  • Finding his voice

    Oct 18, 2012

    Former Madigan Healthcare System chaplain's assistant Mycle Wastman is a contestant on NBC's reality talent show, 'The Voice.'

  • Thunderbolt Soldiers try new PT uniform

    Oct 19, 2012

    Soldiers with 17th Fires Brigade modeled the design concepts for the new physical fitness uniform during the Program Executive Office Road Show Oct. 17, 2012, at Carey Theater on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  • Via Proud To Lead Army Materiel Command

    Oct 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- As a college student, it was the Army's flashy dress uniform that first attracted Gen. Dennis Via to the military. But it is the Soldier behind the uniform that has kept the attention of Redstone Arsenal's four-star general throughout his 32-year career as a Signal Corps officer.

  • JLTV program moves into EMD phase

    Oct 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army-led Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program is beginning a 33-month Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase to test and prepare the next-generation vehicles for a Limited User Test, Capabilities Production Document and Milestone C procurement decision in fiscal year 2015, service officials said.

  • APG celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Hispanic history and culture were celebrated during the Aberdeen Proving Ground annual observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month at the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center Oct. 3.

  • BSC, BISM provide job, training opportunities for blind employees

    Oct 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a national campaign that raises awareness and celebrates the many and varied contributions of workers with disabilities. Two APG office supply stores provide employment opportunities for blind and disabled employees and help fund life and job skills training for blind individuals.

  • Best Warrior contestants appear before Army's senior noncommissioned officers

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 18, 2012) -- Soldiers of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition exhibited nervousness, anticipation and a wide range of other emotions in preparation for the final Best Warrior event: the board appearance. Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III presided over the panel that included the Army's most senior noncommissioned officers.

  • National Fire Prevention Week: 'Have Two Ways Out!'

    Oct 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Every year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), honors the anniversary of The Great Chicago Fire by designating the second week of October as "National Fire Prevention Week."

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