Archive: Oct 2012

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  • HCC hosts 3rd annual Military Appreciation Event

    Oct 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Harford Community College Student Government Association hosted its third annual program honoring current and past military students during the Military Appreciation Event in the school's Edgewood Hall Oct. 2.

  • A Final Salute

    Oct 18, 2012

    Command Sgt. Major Basil Plumley, a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, died Oct. 10 after a short battle with cancer. He was 92. Plumley was the command sergeant major of 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, during the November 1965 Ia Drang battle. Plumley's bravery in Vietnam was probably a mixture of inherent character and confidence gained on the battle field. The West Virginia native, who was born on the first day of 1920, earned the Combat Infantryman Badge in World War II, Korea and Vietnam (where he served two tours.) He was one of only 324 Soldiers to claim that honor.

  • Sports and life: Soldiers learn to adapt

    Oct 18, 2012

    An injury in the military can be a real game changer for a Soldier. But learning to adapt and cope, Warriors in transition are playing on a whole new court and lighting up the scoreboards.

  • RATS Saving Time, Money at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

    Oct 18, 2012

    Range Accuracy Testing System is making a big impact at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant.

  • Soldiers celebrate diversity, Hispanic contributions to Army

    Oct 18, 2012

    Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, Ind., - "Just like America is known as the melting pot, so is the military," said Maj. Jose Hernandez, whose father grew up in Puerto Rico and served in the military during the 1950's to support his parents and siblings. "In the military there are numerous races from various backgrounds or walks of life, which choose to serve and are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for this country, all for the opportunity to create a better environment for their family and friends." From 1971 to 1989 the number of Hispanic officers in the U.S. Army increased from 1.4 percent to 1.9 percent. Since 1989, the number of Hispanic officers has increased to 6 percent.

  • EOD Soldiers perfect skills

    Oct 19, 2012

    Sgt. Jason Due crept along the canyon wall, scanning the ground before taking each step. After working his way through a cluster of pine trees, he spotted the weapons cache -- 107-mm rockets piled high. Underneath, hidden from Due's view, was a landmine. He crept closer.

  • Projects boost energy efforts, save money

    Oct 18, 2012

    Energy conservation is being tackled one bulb at a time through lighting initiatives promoted by the Directorate of Public Works and the installation's operations and maintenance contractor, Fort Carson Support Services.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day honors those who served

    Oct 18, 2012

    The Special Events Center was abuzz Oct. 13 as thousands of veterans gathered for the annual Retiree Appreciation Day.

  • Army activates new military working dog unit at Fort Leonard Wood

    Oct 18, 2012

    The Army unveiled its latest chapter in the military working dog legacy here October 16 with the activation of the 180th Military Working Dog Detachment under the 92nd Military Police Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

  • Career Expo, Education Fair comes to JBM-HH

    Oct 18, 2012

    Soldiers and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall employees used the Oct. 17 JBM-HH military career expo and education fair as more than an opportunity to pick up promotional pencils and refrigerator magnets. In a time noted as "critical" for transitioning servicemembers, many in uniform consolidated their resources toward higher learning at the mid-week exposition.

  • Odierno honors five civilians at encore Twilight Tattoo

    Oct 18, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Whipple Field has been the meeting place for a handful of informal and formal observations and ceremonies during 2012.

  • Fish kill results from 'perfect storm' at Corps lake

    Oct 18, 2012

    A fish kill was reported in Youghiogheny River Lake, Confluence, Pa., on Sept. 7, and continued to kill fish for about two weeks afterwards. Around the same time, unusual deposits of iron and a strong sulfur odor were reported in the Youghiogheny River, just downstream of the dam.

  • Austin observes JRTC rotation, discusses health of force

    Mar 12, 2013

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III visited the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Oct. 11-12, 2012, to discuss the health of the force and observe a portion of the installation's first Decisive Action rotation.

  • LEMC Provides 630th Transportation Company Training Opportunity

    Oct 18, 2012

    Five Army Reserve Soldiers from the 630th Transportation Company recently received valuable training at the Letterkenny Munitions Center that helped save $6,350 in labor and transportation costs for the ammunition site.

  • Soldiers, Civilians, Family Members receive diplomas in latest Resiliency graduation

    Oct 18, 2012

    "With the positive effects on performance, this training is not going away anytime soon," says Becky Sellars, Army Community Service Resiliency Team Leader for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Days tell of Fort Sill Frontier Army story

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The post hosted its annual Frontier Army Days Oct. 13-14, which depicted Army life in 1869, when the fort was founded.

  • Mobile Battleship blasts Fort Rucker Fliers out of sky

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fair weather greeted the Fort Rucker Fliers as they took the field Oct. 13 against Mobile Battleship in a friendly yet competitive game of rugby.

  • Violence in schools: Mentors teach cultural change

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- Local 11th graders in the three high schools were given a special workshop on being role models and leaders last week as part of Domestic Violence Prevention month activities.

  • Red Ribbons for drug prevention

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- The post prepares for Red Ribbon Week -- the national drug awareness and prevention campaign.

  • Post events offer fun, fitness, frights

    Oct 18, 2012

    Halloween gives people plenty to be scared of during the holiday, but people on Fort Rucker shouldn't be afraid to attend events on the installation that offer fun, food, fitness and frights.

  • Purple Heart recipient refuses to quit

    Oct 18, 2012

    Nine Soldiers assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, were presented with Purple Heart medals during an Oct. 11 ceremony.

  • Firefighters educate children during Fire Prevention Week

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Rucker fire prevention officials along with the Fort Rucker Fire Department educated the installation on the importance of fire safety during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6-13.

  • Aviation spouses soar, earn wings

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fifty-nine women and one man earned their Aviator wings Oct. 12 after successfully completing Aviation Spouse Day on Fort Rucker.

  • Soldiers should know their rights when voting

    Oct 18, 2012

  • USAARL celebrates 50 years of excellence, innovation

    Oct 18, 2012

    Soldiers and senior leaders of Fort Rucker came together at the Neel Aeromedical Science Center to celebrate the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory's 50th anniversary, and pay tribute to its buildings namesake, Maj. Gen. Spurgeon Neel.

  • Creepy critters not just for Halloween

    Oct 18, 2012

    October brings with it the fun and frights of Halloween, but the cooler weather can also bring out real-life creepy critters that people might encounter in the wilderness.

  • Army engineers develop chargers for phones, laptops in combat

    Oct 19, 2012

    A team of U.S. Army engineers are developing new battery chargers for smartphones, tablet computers and laptops for deployed Soldiers without access to a traditional electrical grid. They have engineered and built prototypes for 8-port, 4-port, and 2-port USB chargers, as well as an AC/USB adaptor -- all of which use a military standard battery such as the BB-2590 as the main power source.

  • Lancers assist with Austin's Honor Flight

    Oct 18, 2012

    AUSTIN, Texas -- "We can't all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they go by." These words, once spoken by Will Rogers, are the motto of the Honor Flight Network.

  • Legal office advises on deer strikes, claims

    Oct 18, 2012

    It's almost that time of year again when the deer are running amuck and doing seemingly idiotic things like jumping in front of cars as they travel to and fro.

  • Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho meets with Israel's Surgeon General, Brig. Gen. Yitshak Kreiss

    Oct 18, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, The Surgeon General and Commanding General U.S. Army Medical Command, meets with Israel's Surgeon General, Brig. Gen. Yitshak Kreiss, Israel Defense Force.

  • NBA ref, former undercover cop speaks to Soldiers

    Oct 18, 2012

    NBA referee and former undercover policeman Bob Delaney will visit Fort Rucker Oct. 23-24 to speak to Soldiers, spouses and civilians about post traumatic stress.

  • Air Cav views possible replacement for Kiowa

    Oct 22, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- With all of the innovations that have taken place on the battlefield and in the air over the last 37 years, it might be difficult for some to believe that the Army is still using helicopters that were in use during the Vietnam War. Yet, the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter is still widely used by the Army today.

  • Flu vaccination limited now, broadens later

    Oct 18, 2012

    Influenza season is upon Fort Rucker but Lyster Army Health Clinic is currently offering the vaccine to active-duty personnel and children less than 3 years old only, but encourages everyone to remain vigilant about getting the vaccine.

  • Expo educates children, adults

    Oct 18, 2012

    The future of energy use and fuel consumption is ever changing, and Fort Rucker aims to be at the forefront when it comes to implementing and educating people on the installation on going green.

  • 38th Sustainment Brigade assumes command in Kuwait

    Oct 18, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- The Indiana Army National Guard's 38th Sustainment Brigade uncased their colors and assumed command of sustainment operations at a transfer of authority ceremony held at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Oct. 18.

  • Conference gives voice to Families

    Oct 18, 2012

    Delegates from all aspects of military life gathered Oct. 10 and 11 at Wings Chapel on Andrews Avenue to discuss how to improve Army programs through the Army Family Action Plan Conference.

  • Two Fort Meade teams to participate in annual Army Ten-Miler

    Oct 18, 2012

    A dozen service members from the installation will race through the streets of Washington, D.C., on Sunday with 30,000 other runners from across the world during the 28th annual Army Ten-Miler.

  • Ironhorse remembers Soldier killed in apartment fire

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Ironhorse Soldiers, family and friends gathered for a memorial ceremony held in honor of Warren, Mich. native Pfc. Christopher Sroka, here, Oct. 12 at the Ironhorse Chapel.

  • Silent Warrior Challenge enhances 741st MI BN resiliency commitment

    Oct 18, 2012

    In the wake of the Army Safety Stand-Down Day to combat the risk of suicide within the force, the 741st Military Intelligence Battalion expanded its commitment to the Army's Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program by conducting its inaugural Silent Warrior Challenge on Oct. 1, 3 and 5.

  • Apache pilot awarded Air Medal with Valor

    Oct 22, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Selfless service, bravery in the face of extreme opposition, courage under fire, all these words can be used to describe Chief Warrant Officer 3 Michael Leipold, a native of Hollidaysburg, Pa., and an AH-64D Apache helicopter maintenance test pilot for B Company, 4th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, who was recently awarded the Air Medal with V device for valor for his actions here Oct. 4.

  • KACC Soldiers recognized for emergency care

    Oct 18, 2012

    The U.S. Army Safety Guardian Award was presented Oct. 10 to Staff Sgt. Timothy Matz and Spc. Derek Miller of the Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center for helping to save the life of a fellow Kimbrough employee in January.

  • Teens learn how to stop bullying

    Oct 18, 2012

    "Teens and Bullying," an hourlong seminar presented Oct. 11 at the Teen Center in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, discussed the difference between flirting and sexual harassment.

  • 2-8 Cav transfers responsibility

    Oct 18, 2012

    Photo Release

  • Soldier Readiness Processing to begin

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Meade's Annual Soldier Readiness Processing, which updates records and immunizations of Fort Meade's active-duty Soldiers, will begin Friday at McGill Training Center.

  • Exhibit honors fallen Oklahomans

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- An exhibit of photographs and names of fallen Oklahoma service members was on display Oct. 11-13 at the Great Plains Coliseum.

  • New guidelines help Soldiers leaving the Army

    Oct 23, 2012

    The Veterans Opportunity To Work To Hire Heroes Act, signed by the president in November 2011, updates the Department of Defense's Transition Assistance Program and better prepares service members to transition to the civilian sector after their military service and reduce the number of unemployed veterans.

  • Picatinny says farewell to former commander, welcomes new commanding general

    Oct 18, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux, Picatinny senior commander since February 2009, said good-bye to the Picatinny community during a change of charter ceremony today. During the ceremony, Maddux relinquished command to incoming Picatinny Senior Commander and Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Ammunition, Brig. Gen. John J. McGuiness.

  • Ex-NFL star says be strong, seek help

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL star Herschel Walker spoke about his struggles with mental health and suicide ideations as part of the General Tommy Franks lecture series Oct. 11.

  • Best Warriors complete day three

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Oct. 18, 2012) -- The 24 Soldiers competing in the 2012 Best Warrior Competition endured the down-and-dirty portion of the event Wednesday, completing the Warrior Tasks and Battlefield Drills segment at the Fort Lee range complex. The tasks included stress fire, improvised explosive device, and detainee operations lanes.

  • Energy Action Month promotes strategies for environmental well-being

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Meade's Directorate of Public Works is using October's designation as Energy Action Month as an opportunity to educate the installation community about ways to conserve energy.

  • Freedom Inn serves practice meals for Connelly Award

    Oct 18, 2012

    The Freedom Inn Dining Facility is preparing to compete for the prestigious Philip A. Connelly Award for Excellence in Army Food Service.

  • Fort Meade Garrison gains new command sergeant major

    Oct 18, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas J. Latter returned to Fort Meade as the installation's senior enlisted advisor following the departure of former Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Charles E. Smith.

  • Fort Jackson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 18, 2012

  • Groundbreaking marks start of new Exchange

    Oct 18, 2012

    Fort Meade garrison leaders joined officials representing the Army and Air Force Exchange for a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday for the new AAFES Exchange.

  • 2012 Army Best Warrior Competition: Day 3

    Oct 19, 2012

    Twenty-four of the Army's warriors, representing 12 commands from across the Army, reported to Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 15, 2012, to compete in the 2012 Best Warrior Competition. Described as the "Super Bowl" of Army competitions, the Best Warrior will celebrate its eleventh anniversary this year. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III oversees the annual three-day event, which names the Department of the Army's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo brings nearly 100 kids to Burba

    Oct 18, 2012

    Nearly 100 young anglers crowded the banks and piers of Burba Lake on Saturday for the Youth Fishing Rodeo.

  • Army engineers receive HENAAC awards

    Oct 18, 2012

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Engineers with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command received awards Oct. 11 at the 24th annual Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference.

  • Program helps increase population of endangered birds

    Oct 18, 2012

    Autumn means many things to many people -- football season, changing leaf color, the state fair and cooler temperatures. But to biologists in the Directorate of Public Works Wildlife Branch, autumn has a special meaning -- red-cockaded woodpecker translocation time has arrived.

  • S.C. history is hiding in Fort Jackson's shadier areas

    Oct 18, 2012

    Bits of broken glass and ceramics lay among the leaves and underbrush. This is a part of Fort Jackson few ever see, thickly wooded and secluded from the many training areas scattered about the post.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition NCO and Soldier Board

    Oct 18, 2012

    On the final day of the 2012 U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition, the competing Soldiers will appear before an NCO or Soldier board comprised of sergeants major from 12 different commands throughout the Army. The Oct. 18 board is taking place at Fort Lee, Va.

  • AFAP conference prioritizes concerns

    Oct 18, 2012

    Delegates representing various constituent groups on Fort Jackson came together last week to develop a list of issues and recommendations at the fiscal year 2013 Fort Jackson Army Family Action Plan conference.

  • Keller orthopedic team earns $750,000 for continued ACL injury prevention research

    Oct 23, 2012

    The John A. Feagin Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship program at West Point, N.Y., received a $750,000 grant to continue research in preventive medicine; specifically preventing Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries through the use of biomarker research.

  • 'Blue lines' make post more friendly to visitors

    Oct 18, 2012

    You have probably noticed that several of our roads now feature a freshly painted blue line. Many have speculated why the line exists and where it ends. Just as Dorothy had her yellow brick road and Hansel and Gretel had their trail of bread crumbs, visitors to Fort Jackson now have their "blue line."

  • Traffic innovation to lead visitors to Hilton Field

    Oct 18, 2012

    What stretches almost seven miles of road, uses 125 gallons of paint and has fascinated more than a few drivers on Fort Jackson during the last week?

  • Teaching digital citizenship at Vicenza Middle School

    Oct 18, 2012

    Promotion of digital citizenship and the enforcement of a district-wide disciplinary matrix are helping kids keep out of cyber-trouble at Vicenza Middle School. Eight weeks into the academic year, educational technologist Debra Wilson convened the first of three parent outreach gatherings scheduled to review the matrix and answer questions about online behavior and social networking.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductees epitomize professionalism

    Oct 18, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Raphael Johnson, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd U.S. Infantry regiment, legal office noncommissioned officer in charge, and Sgt. 1st Class Steven Ogbuehi, 1st platoon, Charlie Company, 249th Eng. Bn. Prime Power supervisor are the newest inductees into the SAMC to meet this standard.

  • Westphal: Roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard critical to the Army of the future

    Oct 18, 2012

    Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal discusses the future of the Army with the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee's fall session at the Pentagon, 17 October, 2012, Washington, DC. The Committee is chaired by Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, Commanding General of the Militia of the District of Columbia National Guard, and meets quarterly to advise the Secretary of the Army on key issues regarding the roles of the Army Reserve and National Guard. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

  • Korean National Police tour Yongsan Army base

    Oct 18, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan invited over 100 Korean National Policemen onto the Army installation in the middle of the city of Seoul to thank the KNPs for their vigilant service to safety here, Oct.15.

  • Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    Oct 19, 2012

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., takes command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012. Ricchiazzi recently returned from a three year deployment to Saudi Arabia where he served as a Security Assistance Advisor.

  • 50th Signal Battalion aids Habitat for Humanity

    Oct 21, 2012

    50th Signal Battalion (Expeditionary), 35th Signal Brigade supports Habitat for Humanity project in Aberdeen N.C. on Oct. 16.

  • Kitchen, Moore compete for top honors

    Oct 17, 2012

  • Runners set for Army Ten-Miler showdown

    Oct 18, 2012

    "The Kenyan Connection" of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program is set to defend the International Cup in the 28th running of the Army Ten-Miler, Oct. 21, 2012, at the Pentagon.

  • Small debris, big problem

    Oct 17, 2012

    A plastic bag floats mid-air down Interstate 49, near Fort Polk, La., where Soldiers with 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, "Task Force Wings," are conducting exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center. The bag hits a windshield and gently rolls off the vehicle with no harm done. For an aircraft, however, small or lightweight items kicked up into the air can have potentially cataclysmic results. Rotary blades can become a high-powered slingshot for hard objects, such as a bolt, or become entangled with flexible items, like a plastic bag or string. "Foreign object damage is a constant hazard to Army aircrew members and one that can increase the likelihood of accidents, possibly resulting in aircraft damage, injuries and fatalities," said Chris Tumble, a safety specialist from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness and Safety Center in Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Combat medical training keeps Rakkasans ready

    Oct 18, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Rear-detachment Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted combat life-saver training here Oct. 10 and 11 to maintain mission readiness within the unit.

  • Local World War II paratrooper gets special birthday

    Oct 19, 2012

    Military leaders "dropped in" Oct. 15, 2012, to celebrate local World War II paratrooper and author Darrell G. Harris' 91st birthday.

  • Air assault school helps shape Army's future

    Oct 18, 2012

    The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division issued an order in July to increase the number of Air Assault-qualified Soldiers within the next three years.

  • Songstress shares her gift with Soldiers, Families

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sometimes a song can change a life.

  • Fort Drum Fire Department, Mountain Community Homes make fire safety education fun

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes partnered with the Fort Drum Fire Department to give more than 375 Soldiers and Families an opportunity to test their fire safety skills as part of the annual Firefighter for a Day event held Oct. 9 at Fire Station 2.

  • Honor Guard trains at Fort A.P. Hill

    Oct 17, 2012

    Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), conducted tactical training at Fort A. P. Hill, Va., Oct. 10.

  • Titan spouses earn their spurs

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Nearly two dozen Soldiers' spouses from 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, completed their first Spouses' Spur Ride earlier this month, earning their spurs after completing a series of physically demanding tasks similar to those earned by cavalry Soldiers Armywide.

  • Responsibility Passed with Fearsome Weapon

    Oct 17, 2012

    The 117th Space Bn. revives an old tradition for their Change of Responsibility

  • Family Members welcome home 10th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A large, very excited crowd gathered Oct. 11 on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield to welcome home 10th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers from a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department hosts open house

    Oct 18, 2012

    To celebrate Fire Prevention Week, the Fort Leonard Wood Fire Department capped the annual week of safety education by hosting an open house at Fire Station No. 1 on Oct. 13.

  • 10th CAB aviators conduct high-altitude aerial training over Rocky Mountains

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- How is piloting a helicopter at high altitudes in places such as the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan different from flying one around Fort Drum?

  • XVIII Airborne Corps commander visits Fort Drum leaders, Soldiers

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Lt. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general of XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, N.C., visited Fort Drum from Sunday through Tuesday for his first orientation here since taking on his new role.

  • Army Reserve fills vacant female drill sergeant jobs

    Oct 18, 2012

    When Fort Leonard Wood found itself short on female drill sergeants, they turned to the one Army organization that could help -- the Army Reserve. To help fill the vacancies, 20 Army Reserve female drill sergeants will be on post for the next six months. They will be distributed across the Engineer, Military Police and Chemical Brigades as needed.

  • Guardsman teaches teachers in Afghanistan

    Oct 18, 2012

    From a New York classroom to a meeting room in the middle of Afghanistan, Sgt. Andrew Brechko never stops teaching.

  • Final FTX of BCT

    Oct 18, 2012

    In week nine, Company C, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment wrapped up Basic Combat Training with a demanding final exercise, then ended the week on a high -- a Rite of Passage ceremony where they were welcomed to the U.S. Army, officially obtaining the title of Soldier.

  • AAFES begin gun sales on Fort Leonard Wood

    Oct 17, 2012

    The Fort Leonard Wood Army and Air Force Exchange Service is scheduled to begin firearms sales Oct. 22. The firearms counter is located in the Sporting Goods section of the Main Store, and will retain the same hours as the Exchange.

  • Why we serve: Sgt. Koku Adzoble, African native wins lottery for US citizenship, joins military for

    Nov 30, -0001

    U.S. Army Sgt. Koku Adzoble won a lottery to move to the U.S. from a tiny sliver of a country in West Africa where he grew up.

  • Artists cover air mobility events, places for Air Force Art Program

    Nov 30, -0001

    In back-to-back trips, Air Mobility Command bases hosted visits by artists with the Air Force Art Program to have them document, and later recreate in their own "mind's eye," what they experienced with AMC people, planes and activities.

  • Taking a bite out of crime

    Oct 17, 2012

    With the help of a unit watching over a parking lot, Fort Leonard Wood Military Police investigators have apprehended an individual suspected of 18 acts of larceny that included the theft of $15,000 to $20,000 of TA-50 and private property from secured and unsecured vehicles.

  • New ARL thermoelectric technology, approaches to reclaim wasted energy

    Oct 22, 2012

    U.S. Army Laboratory researchers are scavenging heat that pours from major weapon system engines or tailpipes and turning it into electrical power, and if their experiments prove applicable across multiple military platforms, ground and air vehicles could get built smaller, weigh less and potentially save billions in fuel costs.

  • 2013 Best Warrior Slide Show

    Oct 17, 2012

    Alaska National Guard 2013 Best Warrior Competition.

  • Corps of Engineers learning to do 'less with less'

    Oct 18, 2012

    When money is tight and times are trying, families, corporations and government organizations alike can be heard around the globe repeating the timeless mantra, "do more with less."

  • Army Best Warrior competition

    Oct 17, 2012

    Zero range, PT test, land navigation, and Mystery event, prepare class B shirt with awards, decorations, and skill badges.

  • Strykers arrive in Japan

    Oct 17, 2012

    15 Strykers and various support equipment arrived at US Army Japan's Yokohama North Dock in preparation for OS-12, a bilateral exercise to increase combat readiness and interoperability between U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self Defense Force, Oct 24 through Nov 7.

  • Soldier retires after 28 years of service

    Oct 17, 2012

    Collins returns to active duty, retires this time

  • Why we serve: Helos to Trees

    Oct 17, 2012

    Sgt. Beth Ramsey talks about why she serves as a crew chief and forestry specialist in the Nebraska Army National Guard. Ramsey is currently serving in Afghanistan on an Agribusiness Development Team for the Paktiya Provincial Reconstruction Team.

  • Vertical mill saves Army money

    Oct 17, 2012

    Maintenance Soldiers of the 542nd Support Maintenance Company craft parts for military vehicles with the aid of a vertical mill. With the help of the machine, they are able to produce parts that would cost more than $3500 to buy from a supplier for less than a dollar in materials.

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