Archive: Oct 2012

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  • Detroit Arsenal takes a Suicide Prevention Walk

    Oct 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal teamed up with the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for a Suicide Prevention Walk Oct. 16 to recognize the U.S. Army's Suicide Prevention efforts and create awareness for local programs.

  • OPSEC guru Semko visits TARDEC

    Oct 17, 2012

    TARDEC hosted Ray Semko aka "The D*I*C*E Man" at the Detroit Arsenal Oct. 16 to motivate the workforce and promote Operations Security awareness.

  • Currahees complete EFIII convoy live-fire exercises

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky-Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, completed convoy live-fire ranges Oct. 6 to Oct. 15, 2012 during the brigade's field exercise Eagle Flight III at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Forum seeks to improve efficiency, morale

    Oct 24, 2012

    The best time to discuss problems is before they ever arise. That's the idea behind the Natick Soldier systems Center Labor-Management Forum, which meets regularly with a goal to improve organizational efficiency and employee morale on the installation.

  • Frequency management now administered by Network Enterprise Center

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Network Enterprise Center, or NEC, on Fort Huachuca is now responsible for the management of the electromagnetic spectrum on the installation. This electromagnetic spectrum is the full range of all frequencies that make up electromagnetic radiation in the environment. For example, each time a person uses a cell phone, unlocks a vehicle with a remote device, opens a garage door remotely, accesses wireless Internet or microwaves a meal, the person is using electromagnetic spectrum.

  • Disability Awareness Fair brings resources to FH community

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - National Disability Awareness Month was in full swing as Army Community Service, or ACS, on Fort Huachuca held their 2nd annual Disability Awareness Fair on Friday at Murr Community Center.

  • Photo interpreters recall Cuban Missile Crisis during 50th anniversary event

    Oct 17, 2012

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. -- Fifty years after they discovered Soviet missiles poised to strike the U.S. from Cuba, two intelligence officers met with hundreds of their current-day counterparts to commemorate the anniversary of the crisis that nearly brought the world to nuclear war.

  • N.Y. bridge dedicated to fallen hero

    Oct 18, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Derek Farley began greeting visitors as they entered and left the small town of Nassau, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2012, after the Route 20 Bridge was named after him.

  • Marines 'invade' Libby Army Airfield

    Oct 17, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Early Friday evening before the sun set, planes and helicopters approached Libby Army Airfield from the north and could be seen on the radar console inside the airport's control room. Planes on final approach to Tucson International Airport populated the outer rim of the display as several 130-Hercules aircraft slowly approached the Army airfield.

  • Teaching teachers: New York National Guardsman leads seminar in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

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

  • NCHB 1 conducts expeditionary logistics convoy training at Fort A.P. Hill.

    Oct 17, 2012

    Sailors assigned to Navy Cargo Handling Battalion ONE (NCHB 1) conducts expeditionary logistics convoy training during their unit's annual field exercise at Fort A.P. Hill.

  • Currahees are flexible in combat patrol lanes

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky- Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conducted combat patrol exercises Oct. 2 to Oct. 12, 2012 as part of the brigade's field exercise, Eagle Flight III at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Acquisition university serves Southern region

    Oct 17, 2012

    Training center prepares better buyers for defense

  • Linking Room Gets Facelift at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant

    Oct 17, 2012

    Like many buildings from the 1940s, the linking room facility at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant required a much-needed facelift. And that's just what it got recently. At LCAAP, the linking room, also known as a prep room, is a NATO test center for small caliber ammunition and weapons.

  • Corps employee: Arkansas National Guard's first female general officer

    Oct 17, 2012

    Patricia Anslow is the Chief of Planning and Environmental Division for the Army Corps of Engineer's Little Rock District. She also is 'Brigadier General Anslow' and Arkansas National Guard's first female general officer.

  • LRC welcomes new NCOs at COMSEC activity

    Oct 17, 2012

    Communications-Electronics Command Logistics and Readiness Center welcomes two new noncommissioned officers at the Communications Security Logistics Agency in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Army fields next-generation radar

    Oct 18, 2012

    The Army has begun fielding new radar systems to protect forward-deployed forces.

  • 2012 Army Best Warrior Competition: Day 2

    Oct 17, 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.

  • Flu Season Vaccines Given at Fort McNair

    Oct 17, 2012

    The 2012 flu vaccine will be available to all DEERS-eligible active duty, retired service members and DoD civilians attached or assigned to JFHQ-NCR/MDW at building 58 from 0900 to 1430 on Tuesday, 23 October at Fort McNair.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition APFT

    Oct 17, 2012

    Day two of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition started with a 5 a.m. Army Physical Fitness Test at Williams Stadium, Fort Lee, Va. Thousands of AIT students cheered for the 24 competitors as they completed the pushup, sit-up and 2-mile run events.

  • 2012 Best Warrior Competition APFT

    Oct 17, 2012

    Day two of the 2012 Best Warrior Competition started with a 5 a.m. Army Physical Fitness Test at Williams Stadium, Fort Lee, Va. Thousands of AIT students cheered for the 24 competitors as they completed the pushup, sit-up and 2-mile run events.

  • Rakkasans Flex Might with Live-Fire

    Oct 17, 2012

  • Passion for Serving Others Drives Soldier and Career

    Oct 18, 2012

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Oct. 17, 2012) -- When Spc. Stephen Palmer, a combat medic from Greenwich, R.I., took his oath of enlistment in July 2009, he proudly swore to himself to serve with a special purpose: helping those in need. Palmer, who serves as a senior medic with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Calvary Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), knew well before he entered discussions with recruiters what he wanted to do in the U.S. Army.

  • Deputy Ambassador Kaidanow visits the DFIP and the JCIP

    Oct 17, 2012

    Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, deputy ambassador to Afghanistan, U.S. Embassy in Kabul tour the Detention Facility in Parwan and the Justice Center in Parwan Oct. 9, 2012.

  • Rakkasans strengthen relationship with steel

    Oct 18, 2012

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Soldiers with the Afghanistan National Army's 4th Kandak, 1st Infantry Brigade, 203rd Afghan Army Corps, demonstrated their ability to conduct an indirect-fire mission with a Russian made D-30 122mm howitzer while Soldiers from Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provided oversight and mentorship. Near the mouth of the KG Pass in Mandozai District, two countries are strengthening a partnership with hard work and mentorship as they move toward a common goal: operational independence.

  • IJC DCOS and Plans Chief tour the DFIP

    Oct 17, 2012

    Australian Maj. Gen. Stephen Day (left), plans chief, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command; Lt. Gen. Keith Huber (middle), commander, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435; and Col. Robert Taradash (right), commander, Task Force Protector, tour the recreation area of a detainee housing unit Oct. 8, 2012.

  • Rakkasans strengthen relationship with steel

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the Afghanistan National Army's 4th Kandak, 1st Infantry Brigade, 203rd Afghan Army Corps, demonstrated their ability to conduct an indirect-fire mission with a Russian made D-30 122mm howitzer while Soldiers from Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans", 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provided oversight and mentorship. Near the mouth of the KG Pass in Mandozai District, two countries are strengthening a partnership with hard work and mentorship as they move toward a common goal: operational independence.

  • Team 58 Inactivates on Okinawa

    Oct 17, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa, Japan- As tropical storm Prapiroon approaches and the winds pick up, the 58th Signal Battalion cased its colors during an Inactivation Ceremony Oct 12th at Torii Station's landing zone.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Diane M. Paton

    Oct 17, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Diane M. Paton

  • Soldiers from today, yesterday pay tribute to fallen Delta Raiders

    Oct 23, 2012

    They gathered. After all the years, they still get together to remember their friends and brothers. They prayed for those who were not there. Tears were shed. And to honor their ultimate sacrifices, they placed dog tags of each hero who died during the Vietnam War on a memorial board. Their fallen brothers are not forgotten.

  • Harnett County Army Reserve colonel awarded Legion of Merit

    Oct 17, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C.--Col. Teddy J. Byrd, pictured here with his wife Shelia and Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious service and performance as commander of 207th Digital Liaison Detachment Oct. 6, 2012. Byrd relinquished command to Col. Christopher Stockel and retired same day after 30-plus years of military service.

  • Kadena youth soccer team serves as example of USARJ's 'Words to Live By'

    Oct 21, 2012

    KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa (Oct. 16, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Japan team's "Words to Live By" campaign contains five rules that all Soldiers, Civilians and family members living in Japan should seek to follow.

  • HMMWV production reaches new milestone

    Nov 7, 2012

    Red River Army Depot employees are making history. The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle recapitalization production facility is able to produce more than 40 vehicles per day.

  • Best Warriors test land navigation skills

    Oct 17, 2012

    Twenty four of the Army's Soldiers began the second day of 2012 Best Warrior Competition with a written examination, followed by a day land navigation event, uniform preparation and night urban orienteering. The day navigation event was arguably the highlight of the day. Soldiers were required to use a compass, map and protractor in locating five points within a three-hour period. The traditional land navigation event has not been included in Best Warrior since 2008.

  • 'Proud to be here, proud to be a Soldier'

    Oct 16, 2012

    All good things seem to come back to Redstone Arsenal.

  • Leaders today foster leaders of tomorrow

    Oct 16, 2012

    A dose of inspiration, dash of optimism and plenty of strong work ethic -- all that and more makes a good leader, according to some of the Arsenal's very own.

  • Money-saving team nominated for Armywide award

    Oct 16, 2012

    Recognizing the importance of working to achieve what "right looks like," the 15-member Supply Chain Management Enterprises' Unliquidated Obligations team has been nominated for the annual Army Lean Six Sigma Excellence Award.

  • Fire Safety Week wraps up on JBLM

    Oct 16, 2012

    The Fire Prevention Team wrapped up Fire Safety Week on Joint Base Lewis-McChord with a culminating event at the Family Morale Welfare and Recreation tent Oct. 13. The team spent the previous week teaching, passing out information and giving demonstrations on fire safety to educate service members, spouses and children on JBLM.

  • Doing less with less: How the corps is transforming its business model to meet today's fiscally chal

    Nov 30, -0001

    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." But, in fiscally challenging times where the U.S. government is looking for ways to decrease spending and reduce funding across many government agencies, that old saying is getting a new twist,"do less with less."

  • Vice Chairman visits wounded warriors in San Antonio

    Oct 17, 2012

    The nation's second highest ranking military officer honored two wounded warriors during a Purple Heart ceremony at the Warrior and Family Support Center here today.

  • National Guard diversity council recognized among nation's best

    Oct 17, 2012

    The National Guard Bureau's Joint Diversity Executive Council was recognized as one of the top 25 diversity councils in the country by the Association of Diversity Councils in Arlington, Va., Oct. 4, 2012.

  • 501st SBDE Operations Center prepares for Warpath III

    Oct 16, 2012

    The 501st Sustainment Brigade Operations Cell uses Field and Simulated Training exercises to improve operating procedures in preparation wargaming exercise, Warpath III.

  • Noncommissioned officers gather to share information

    Oct 16, 2012

    AMCOM's senior enlisted Soldier begins monthly meets for NCOs

  • ASC deputy CG retires after five decades of military service

    Oct 16, 2012

    After going through a retirement in the civilian world just two years ago, an Army Sustainment Command general officer will now end his military career that has spanned five decades beginning in 1973.

  • Gates: Military cuts will threaten national security

    Oct 19, 2012

    Former defense secretary shares world view with leadership group.

  • Hawthorne Army Depot partners with Walker River Paiute Tribe

    Oct 18, 2012

    Hawthorne Army Depot and the Walker River Paiute Tribal Council, signed a Memorandum of Understanding which clarifies notification procedures for rail shipments crossing the reservation and outlines responsibilities for joint emergency response and training opportunities between the depot and the tribe.

  • Army North, Mexican military leaders meet in Mexico City

    Oct 16, 2012

    Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, commanding general, U.S. Army North, met with Mexican counterparts Oct. 11 in Mexico City. While there, Caldwell thanked Mexican Gen. Guillermo Galvan for his role improving relations and interoperability between the two militaries during his tenure as the Mexican equivalent to the Secretary of Defense. Caldwell presented a certificate to Galvan during a ceremony at Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional headquarters Oct. 11 in Mexico City. Five Mexican army medical corps officers were presented certificates for their actions Sept. 19 when they helped to save the life of a local San Antonio man during dinner at a landmark San Antonio restaurant. The visiting doctors were eating dinner at the Tower of the Americas in downtown San Antonio when a man at a nearby table collapsed onto the floor. They quickly reacted and helped to save the choking man. Galvan will be relinquishing command at the end of the year.

  • Army offers early retirement opportunity for Soldiers

    Oct 17, 2012

    Soldiers with at least 15 but less than 20 years of service may be eligible for early retirement.

  • Teen's wish to be military nurse fulfilled

    Oct 16, 2012

  • DoD's top Doc visits Pacific Rim as preparations are made for strategic shift

    Oct 16, 2012

    HONOLULU -- As the national security strategy shifts to focus on the Pacific region, all of the Department of Defense's organizations are preparing to support. During his visit to the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility, Oct. 8-10, Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and director, Tricare Management Activity, made his round to various organizations on Oahu, to include Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • Army North Soldiers continue time-honored tradition

    Oct 16, 2012

    A silent procession of Soldiers and horses make their way through the paths of the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Their fellow Soldiers stand at attention with their rifles at order arms, waiting. The only sound is from the muffled hooves of the horses, and the wheels of the caisson they are pulling.

  • SkySat balloon, payload launch impresses Army officials

    Oct 17, 2012

    The Combat SkySat military retransmission platform stayed aloft for 30 minutes during it maiden flight over Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct. 11, 2012.

  • Unique headquarters company inactivates after decade of service

    Oct 16, 2012

    From a small patio near the Fort Sam Houston horse stables, leaders, comrades, and loved ones said a fond farewell to a headquarters company that had overseen the base's Military Honors and Caisson platoons for a decade. Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Army Support Activity, inactivated Oct. 2 after 10 years of service following a quiet ceremony.

  • Iron Brigade prepares for NIE 13.1

    Oct 16, 2012

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, are gearing up for the Army's upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

  • Low River Levels Cause Longer Season for Mat Sinking Unit

    Oct 16, 2012

    Vicksburg, Ms... The Vicksburg District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) is currently working on the Mississippi River near Mayersville, Mississippi on river mile 495. Thus far this season the MSU has placed 167,391 squares or approximately 384 acres of articulated concrete mats on the banks of the Mississippi River.

  • Korean War vet receives Bronze Star

    Oct 16, 2012

  • SMA Chandler visits troops in Afghanistan

    Oct 16, 2012

  • New Jersey native takes command of 207th DLD

    Oct 25, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C.--Col. Christoper Stockel (Left), a native of New Jersey and incoming commander of 207th Digital Liaison Detachment, receives unit guidon from Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, as he takes command from outgoing commander, Col. Teddy Byrd (background).

  • 2012 Green Book Article - "Today's Army: The Strength of Our Nation"

    Oct 16, 2012

  • Military Review: The Professional Journal of the U.S. Army

    Oct 16, 2012

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Soldiers to compete for Army's best medic title

    Oct 16, 2012

    Sixty-two Soldiers from across the Army will compete in a grueling, continuous 72-hour two-Soldier team competition at Camp Bullis October 26 -- Oct 28 to earn the title of the Army's best medics.

  • Transatlantic District-North and N.M. native engineer designs repairs for deadly Afghanistan tunnel

    Oct 18, 2012

    Transatlantic District, USACE engineer and Albuquerque resident Bruno Quirici spent months designing upgrades to one of the world's most treacherous passages -- the long, dark and deadly Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan.

  • Scottsdale, Ariz., is home to new military police battalion

    Oct 16, 2012

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The 200th Military Police Command wrote a new page in the history books during an activation ceremony of the 387th Military Police Battalion on Sept. 29. Soldiers filled the ranks and took over an old car dealership, transforming it into the home of the command's newest military police battalion.

  • Cadet Command exceeds commissioning mission

    Oct 17, 2012

    For the second consecutive year Army ROTC has exceeded its Department of the Army-assigned mission.

  • "Titans" spouses earn their spurs

    Oct 16, 2012

    Military spouses from the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, completed their first "Spouses' Spur Ride," Oct. 3, earning their spurs after completing a series of physically-demanding tasks similar to those earned by cavalry Soldiers Armywide.

  • USACE Galveston District's Employee Spotlight on Capt. Derek Thornton

    Oct 16, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Oct. 16, 2012) - It's no secret that successful engineers often exhibit similar personality traits ranging from possessing strong problem solving skills to working well as a team, so it didn't come as a surprise to Capt. Derek Thornton's family when he decided to pursue a career as an engineer. What they didn't know was that he was determined to serve as an Army officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • EOD explodes old munitions in Kosovo

    Oct 17, 2012

    Soldiers from the 217th Explosives Ordnance Disposal Company, California Army National Guard, respond to, evaluate, and dispose of explosives in Kosovo, one of the most heavily mined regions in the world.

  • Army Best Warrior Competition 2012: day 1

    Oct 17, 2012

    Twenty-four of the Army's finest Warriors, representing 12 commands from across the Army, reported to Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 15 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. Sergeant Major of the Army Ray Chandler oversees the annual three day event, which names the Department of the Army's Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Army Safety leader shares success with industry

    Oct 16, 2012

    The command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala., helped a local firm celebrate two years of work with no time lost due to accidents.

  • JSC-A opens MWR facility

    Oct 16, 2012

    The Joint Sustainment Command - Afghanistan recently opened its own Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Baumholder children become scientists for a day

    Oct 16, 2012

    Children at Baumholder's School Age Services and Teen Center become scientists for the day during 4-H National Youth Science Day Oct. 10.

  • Transportation Soldiers man checkpoint, track deliveries

    Oct 17, 2012

    As U.S. Forces continue to drawdown, Kandahar Airfield remains one of the central hubs for the redeployment process. Cargo from surrounding forward operating bases can take weeks or months to arrive.

  • ATEC employees receive national recognition from ITEA

    Oct 16, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Two U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command employees received national awards from the International Test and Evaluation Association at the 2012 Annual International Test and Evaluation Symposium in Huntington Beach, Calif., Sept. 19.

  • Kandahar School Supply Hand-out

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers and U.S. State Department personnel traveled to the Akram Boys School in Kandahar's sub-district 9 to join their Afghan National Police (ANP) partners in handing out school supplies to the students as part of the ANP Professionalism Day. Sgt. Kuzara traveled with US soldiers to the school to see what the day was all about. Includes sound bites from Paul McFeaters, Deputy Team Leader, Kandahar City Stabilization Team. Also available in high definition.

  • Crane Army Celebrates 35 Years of Ammunition Excellence

    Oct 16, 2012

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity celebrated its anniversary Oct. 4, marking 35 years since the U.S. Army activity was organized and given the responsibility of all conventional ammunition activity at then Naval Weapons Support Center, Crane.

  • National Defense University Fellows tour the DFIP

    Oct 16, 2012

    Several general officers from the NDU toured the Detention Facility.

  • Project leaves legacy, creates greater understanding of German-American ties

    Oct 16, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - It began with a group of strangers touring a vacant U.S. military housing area near Frankfurt and ended with friends celebrating having made a lasting contribution to German-American relations.

  • Karaoke Idol Pumps up Morale on Camp Sabalu-Harrison

    Oct 16, 2012

    Camp Sabalu-Harrison holds a Karaoke Idol competition modeled after the popular show "American Idol," the show consisted of 13 service members performing in a karaoke setting, being judged on their performance over an eight-week period.

  • Afghan soldiers help build strong pillars for future

    Oct 17, 2012

    Afghan soldiers with the 5th Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 205th Corps handed out school supplies to children at the Pir Mohamed School in Sanjeray, Afghanistan, Oct. 11, 2012.

  • Snipers with 2-1 IN keep an eye on security

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 3rd Platoon, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division participated in a partnered operation to assist their Afghan National Army counterparts in maintaining security gains made in Zharay district of Kandahar province Oct. 10.

  • Alex Trebek comes to Europe to invite service members to play Jeopardy

    Oct 16, 2012

    It was a long day Oct. 12, 2012, for Alex Trebek and the Jeopardy crew, but by late afternoon they had a group of Wiesbaden service members and family members qualified to be considered for a special July 4, 2013, tribute to the military edition of the popular game show.

  • Natick researcher, Reserve Soldier is true marathon woman

    Oct 16, 2012

    According to the old saying, life is a marathon, not a sprint. For Maria Urso, Ph.D, that's literally and figuratively true.

  • Fort Jackson training new Soldiers with Virtual Battlespace 2 simulator

    Oct 16, 2012

    A Fort Jackson, S.C., battalion is piloting a new training tool that will look familiar to many new Soldiers. Virtual Battlespace 2 offers battlefield simulations that allow instructors to create new scenarios and engage the simulation from multiple viewpoints.

  • Yongsan takes stand in Army-wide safety

    Oct 16, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, the 38th chief of staff for the U.S. Army, explained that the U.S. Army was a resilient Army: one that was committed to taking care of its Servicemembers, Families and Civilians, and stayed effective even through hardships. To raise resiliency and ensure its commitment to promoting the health of its members, the U.S. Army conducted an army-wide safety stand-down, Sept. 27. At U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, the stand-down took place in the Yongsan Multi-Purpose Training Facility, where Servicemembers and Civilians were given suicide prevention training. The presence of all members of the garrison exemplified the Army's commitment to ensuring that Servicemembers, Families and Civilians were healthy and taken care of.

  • Partnering to Protect and Serve

    Oct 15, 2012

    Adelphi Lab Center's Gary Spegal (Director of Plans, Training, Security and Emergency Services) gives an orientation tour to Montgomery County police officers Monday. The Center is roughly divided in half by Montgomery County and Prince George's County, both of which have legislative jurisdiction on the installation.

  • Colors

    Oct 15, 2012

  • 'Saber Junction' tests U.S., partners' interoperability

    Oct 16, 2012

    About 1,800 troops from 18 European nations are now training in Germany for the post-Afghanistan fight, using the U.S. Army's most-current doctrine for unified land operations.

  • ACC employees recognized with two U.S. Army acquisition awards

    Oct 15, 2012

    Two U.S. Army Contracting Command Soldiers have been named as recipients of U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center 2012 Army Acquisition Awards.

  • Reserve Soldier honored during Redskins game

    Oct 15, 2012

    LANDOVER, Md. -- A loving father smiled as he brushed a speck of lint from the top of his daughter's shoulder. He took another look at her Army Service Uniform before nodding his approval. Army Reserve Spc. Casey E. Work, a native of Walkersville, Md., smiled back at her father, Frank Work, before she took a deep breath and walked out under the bright lights of the FedEx Field, home to the National Football League's Washington Redskins, during a military appreciation night on Aug. 29.

  • Crane Army Kicks Off CFC Season

    Oct 15, 2012

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity joined the other commands on Naval Support Activity Crane in kicking off the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign at the Crane Café Oct. 3.

  • Cummings Research Park Celebrating 50th Anniversary

    Oct 15, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The Huntsville/Madison County community and all of the Tennessee Valley celebrated the 50th anniversary of Cummings Research Park on Oct. 15-16. And Team Redstone was right there with them.

  • Soldier Dad Says Volunteering Is Everyone's Responsibility

    Oct 15, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- When his daughters' school needs help with a project, he's ready to give his time. After the deadly tornadoes of April 27, 2011, he helped clear neighborhood debris.

  • Making A Difference For Brighter Tomorrow

    Oct 15, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- It took a community of givers to help Fariba Tabarrok escape a life-threatening relationship.

  • Army begins fielding of first networked capability set

    Oct 17, 2012

    The U.S. Army, through its System of Systems Integration Directorate, announced that the first fielding of Capability Set 13 has begun new equipment training with two brigade combat teams of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, N.Y., and Fort Polk, La.

  • Army completes first pilot Stryker exchange vehicle

    Oct 16, 2012

    Last week, the Army completed the first vehicle in their ground-breaking Stryker Double V-Hull exchange program. The program exchanges flat-bottom Stryker hulls for the newer DVH design.

  • FORSCOM budget and accounting team recognized for year-end closeout

    Oct 16, 2012

    Some people find balancing a checkbook a challenge. Imagine balancing a $3.3 billion budget that resources the Army's largest command, with units stationed across the United States. That's exactly what U.S. Army Forces Command's budget and accounting team was charged with doing during fiscal year-end operations on Sept. 30. Several members of the team were recognized recently for their efforts. "We like to say year-end close out starts on 1 October," said Murray Pittman, Deputy Budget Officer for FORSCOM G8. "The results achieved on 30 September of this year reflect the team's cumulative efforts since 1 October of last year."

  • New Family Destination Opens on Fort Bliss

    Oct 15, 2012

    A new Trading Post on Fort Bliss, which incorporates several organizations, stores and an indoor playground under one roof.

  • Rail Gunners' hold golf tournament for St. Barbara Day Ball

    Oct 15, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers from across Fort Hood and the 41st Fires Brigade along with members of the local community came out the Course at Clear Creek on Fort Hood to help raise money for the fourth United States Field Artillery Association Rail Gunner Chapter Golf Tournament, Oct. 9, here, to raise money for the annual Saint Barbara's Day Ball.

  • All-American Fencing Academy

    Oct 15, 2012

    A military veteran who is teaching the sport of fencing to children as young as seven.

  • Support Soldiers undertake unique physical training challenge

    Oct 15, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Physical readiness is defined as the ability to meet the physical demands of any combat or duty position, accomplish the mission and continue to fight and win, according to Army Training Circular 3-22.20.

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