Archive: Nov 2012

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  • Army pilot serves 40 years

    Nov 9, 2012

    Things and people that are constant fixtures in life often get taken for granted. In the Army, everything changes eventually.

  • Camp Humphreys dishes up authentic Korean cooking class

    Nov 9, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- Family members here had a chance to experience making authentic Korean food, kimbab, at the Army Community Service "Fun & Easy Korean Cooking Class," Oct. 31. The class is held monthly at the Family Readiness Center (Bldg. 1127) kitchen classroom.

  • Camp Humphreys hosts community 'Hallelujah Night'

    Nov 9, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The first Hallelujah Night, a community alternative to the normal activities of Halloween, took place in the Super Gym, Oct.31.

  • Humphreys breaks ground on state-of-the-art hospital, dental clinic

    Nov 9, 2012

    Groundbreaking ceremonies were held at Camp Humnhreys, South Korea, Nov. 7, 2012, on the future site of the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital and the Camp Humphreys Dental Clinic.

  • ARL Inside the Lab: Inspire Young Women

    Nov 8, 2012

    Dr. Melanie Will-Cole, the lady behind the 2012 ARL Young Women in Science and Engineering College and Career Workshop. Hosted by T'Jae Gibson.

  • History of Veterans Day

    Nov 12, 2012

    World War I happened nearly a century ago in Europe. Frank Buckles, the last living American World War I Veteran, died last year at the age of 110. It was the sacrifice of he and of his fellow service members that inspired the holiday we are about to observe: Veterans Day.

  • Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame inducts 3 Sierra Vista residents

    Nov 9, 2012

    Three Sierra Vista, Ariz., residents were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame, Oct. 26, 2012, in Phoenix.

  • Jewish Army veteran recounts experiences near Grafenwoehr during World War II

    Nov 9, 2012

    It's been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II, but for 87-year-old U.S. Army veteran Gilbert Unger, some memories refuse to fade.

  • Old Guard Soldiers welcome Honor Flight Ohio

    Nov 9, 2012

    Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) gathered in Washington, D.C., to welcome World War II and Korean War veterans to the World War II Memorial, Oct. 20, 2012.

  • Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 13, 2012

    Fort Meade will commemorate Native American Heritage Month on Nov. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McGill Training Center, 8542 Zimborski Ave. The 780th Military Intelligence Brigade is hosting the observance. The theme is "Heritage of Service." The free event is open to the public.

  • Soldier's hidden talent uncovered

    Nov 8, 2012

    When Spc. Jason Eskritt deployed with the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) in April, his goal was to keep a low profile and not draw much attention to himself. Eskritt, never one to bask in the spotlight, figured he would go to work daily, do his job and return to Fort Knox in nine months after performing his duties as an information systems operator-analyst in support of the Joint Sustainment Command--Afghanistan. But unbeknownst to Eskritt, his co-workers and supervisors were paying special attention to him, particularly his work ethic and special abilities.

  • Presidio Marine selected DOD military linguist of year

    Nov 8, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. ‐ One Marine student here was recently recognized as the Department of Defense Language Professional of the Year.

  • Spotlight on...Vanessa Peeden

    Nov 8, 2012

    Vanessa K. Peeden serves with the Army Contracting Command as a protocol specialist. In addition, she serves in the U.S. Army Reserve as the first sergeant of the 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment at Gillem Enclave in Atlanta, Ga.

  • DASA(P) visits 409th CSB, discusses contracting growth

    Nov 8, 2012

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement) and the commanding general of the Expeditionary Contracting Command recently visited 409th Contracting Support Brigade sites Oct. 15 -18.

  • ACC-RI garners excellence in acquisition award

    Nov 8, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Several members of Army Contracting Command-Rock Island recently garnered one of two 2012 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Awards.

  • ACC values veterans' experience, work effort

    Nov 8, 2012

    With one out of every five of its civilian employees a U.S. military veteran, Army Contracting Command officials say they value the experience and work effort of their seasoned workforce.

  • Army Reserve 'Hurricane' Soldiers, Miami community honor military veterans

    Nov 9, 2012

    MIAMI, Fla.-Veterans Day celebration came early for military veterans residing here at a local health and community care facility for senior citizens. A lively, colorful parade, led by Soldiers of 841st Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, brought together Miami Mayor Tomas Relagado and members of the local community to honor and thank veterans for their enduring commitment and sacrifice to defend a grateful nation, Nov. 6.

  • Veterans Day 2012 tri-signed letter

    Nov 9, 2012

  • Hundreds attend Fort Sill spouse job fair

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- On Catherine Dennison's first day of retirement from the Army she was looking for a job. The retired staff sergeant was at the Military Spouse Business Alliance Hiring Fair and Career Forum Nov. 1 at the Graham Resiliency Training Campus Support Center here.

  • Paintball aids reintegration effort

    Nov 8, 2012

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team participate in MWR-administered activities aimed at easing the reintegration of soldiers recently returned from deployment.

  • Fort Sill honors Family of the Year

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Twenty-seven Fort Sill families showed it is possible to take time out from hectic schedules to put family first. They showed the best way to make a difference in the community, is to be a part of it. They were all nominated by their peers as examples of what Family of the Year is all about.

  • Senior leader panel discusses ready, resilient Army

    Nov 9, 2012

    The Army has a window of opportunity that will help shape the force for the next 20 years, said Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, the Army's G-1. The general also said challenging times were here in terms of personal stress and personal loss.

  • 159th CAB continues the standard of excellence

    Nov 8, 2012

    "A Thunder Warrior is highly trained, disciplined and fit -- a member of a team built on trust and respect, devoted to the mission , Soldiers, and Families," is the creed for the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade. Command Sgt. Maj. Ron Dvorsky, the 159th CAB's command sergeant major, said the brigade's Soldiers continue to exemplify this creed by repeatedly showing exemplary performance during the Warrior Leader Course at Fort Campbell, Ky. Throughout the last four consecutive graduating classes at the Staff Sgt. John W. Kreckel Noncommissioned Officer Academy, numerous 159th CAB Soldiers have made the Commandant's List. Forty-two 159th CAB Soldiers graduated with honors, one with distinguished honors, one with the Leadership Award and two earned the title Iron Soldiers.

  • Chaplains, community partner to meet Service members' needs

    Nov 30, -0001

    Third Army/ARCENT Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks and Third Army/ARCENT Senior Enlisted Leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Stephan Frennier, spoke to religious leaders from Sumter and Columbia communities during the Third Army/ARCENT Command Chaplain Office's monthly Soldier-Family Ministry Forum at Patton Hall on Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Nov. 6.

  • Daring Warrior continues tradition of excellence

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Fort Sill legal services wins two Army awards

    Nov 8, 2012

  • 5th AR's Renegade Battalion refines MRAP training

    Nov 8, 2012

    McGREGOR RANGE BASE CAMP, N.M. -- The Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle training mission was foreign to the Renegade Battalion, 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade until January 2012 when the Coyote Battalion, who previously owned the mission, redeployed to its home station. Typically, air defenders don't work with MRAPs. But the battalion's observer controller/trainers trained for the mission and worked intently to redevelop and refine the training lane after taking over.

  • Acquisition professionals honored in annual ceremony

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Fort A.P. Hill Veterans Day & POW-MIA Observance

    Nov 8, 2012

    Soldiers, Families, Department of the Army Civilians and guests joined together today for the raising of a Prisoner of War / Missing in Action flag at the Fort A.P. Hill headquarters and a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at Virginia's Congressional Medal of Honor Garden.

  • DINFOS on pace to surpass 2012 CFC goal

    Nov 8, 2012

    After only four weeks, the Defense Information School has reached 78 percent of its Combined Federal Campaign goal.

  • Senator's visit celebrates Veterans Day

    Nov 8, 2012

    Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin discussed the importance of Veterans Day and the sacrifice of service members and their families as part of Operation Caring Classroom at Manor View Elementary School on Monday.

  • Army builds team of elite cyber professionals

    Nov 8, 2012

    Twenty-nine Soldiers in the 781st Military Intelligence Battalion, 780th Military Intelligence Brigade, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command raised their hands and recited the Army Oath of Re-enlistment during a formal ceremony held Oct. 26 at the Pentagon.

  • Pershing Hill hosts WATCH D.O.G.S. father initiative

    Nov 8, 2012

    Pershing Hill Elementary School hosted a WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) on Oct. 23 at the school to encourage fathers and father figures to join the initiative and pledge to volunteer at least one day during the school year.

  • Veterans honored at annual Fort Meade luncheon

    Nov 8, 2012

    More than 250 people attended the installation's Veterans Appreciation Day Luncheon held Saturday at Club Meade.

  • Military dinner fosters community

    Nov 8, 2012

    Jennifer Clayton enjoyed her night off from cooking the family meal.

  • Marine remembers Battle of Iwo Jima

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Bazaar draws holiday shoppers

    Nov 8, 2012

    Nearly 400 Fort Carson community members got in some early holiday shopping at the Mountain Post Spouses Club's Holiday Bazaar Nov. 2 at the Elkhorn Conference Center.

  • Historical clearinghouse receives macro artifacts

    Nov 8, 2012

    More than 100 large pieces of American military history began arriving at Anniston Army Depot Nov. 5. These items are part of a collection being transferred from Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland.

  • Education Center hosts graduation ceremony

    Nov 8, 2012

    Fifteen years ago, Pablo Aviles promised himself he would earn a college degree. After years of study at American Military University, Aviles walked across the stage at McMahon Auditorium Nov. 1 in a ceremonial graduation.

  • Chili 5k kicks off cook-off, promotes fitness

    Nov 8, 2012

    People came out by the hundreds to the festival fields to participate in the Chili 5k run to kickoff the 21st annual Chili Cook-off.

  • Leisure Travel Services Offers the World

    Nov 8, 2012

    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Leisure Travel Services at the Detroit Arsenal provides military personnel, Department of Defense civilian employees, contractors, retirees, veterans and their families with economical, convenient and desired services having to do with travel and travel-related services.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits Fort Sill

    Nov 8, 2012

  • Bombers blow away Phantoms

    Nov 8, 2012

    The D Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment Bama Bombers and the 110th Aviation Brigade Phantoms met in cold weather for some friendly competition to battle it out on the field during an intramural flag football game Nov. 6.

  • Specials galore during Military Family Month

    Nov 8, 2012

    Military Families will find numerous free products and services along with discounted prices at Fort Rucker Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities throughout November as part of Military Family Appreciation Month.

  • Post offers free Family fun at camping event

    Nov 8, 2012

    Fort Rucker will show its appreciation for military Families by offering some free Family fun with the Camping Under the Stars event Nov. 16 at Lake Tholocco's West Beach.

  • Governor's Committee names ANAD Employer of the Year

    Nov 8, 2012

    The Greater Calhoun County Area Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities held their annual luncheon Oct. 24, celebrating Disabilities Awareness Month. During the luncheon, Anniston Army Depot was named this year's Employer of the Year in the Large Business category.

  • Students learn problem solving at mock election

    Nov 8, 2012

    As people all over the nation cast their votes for the president of the United States Nov. 6, students at the Fort Rucker Primary School wouldn't be left out as they cast their own votes in a mock election.

  • 'Fan the flame': ANAD, ANMC employees inspire coworkers through life stories

    Nov 8, 2012

    Three Anniston Army Depot employees opened their past to coworkers Oct. 25 to teach them about diversity and inspire them to help others.

  • 1-145th students give back to community

    Nov 8, 2012

    During the past several weeks, student Soldiers with B Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment collected non-perishable items for the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank as part of a community service project.

  • ANAD first responders receive Life Saver training

    Nov 8, 2012

    Several firefighters and paramedics from Anniston Army Depot's Fire and Emergency Services Division learned Oct. 25 what to do in case an ill or injured employee must be airlifted from the installation.

  • ANMC QASAS earns national recognition

    Nov 8, 2012

    Sean McDowell, a quality assurance specialist in ammunition surveillance, was recently named QASAS of the Year. McDowell has served in the QASAS program more than 10 years, the last three of which have been spent with the Anniston Munitions Center.

  • Post celebrates Native American Heritage

    Nov 9, 2012

    Fort Rucker held a kickoff celebration for Native American Heritage Nov. 2-3 at the post exchange.

  • Fort Rucker honors military Families at Chili Cook-off

    Nov 8, 2012

    Soldiers, Families and civilians flooded the Festival Fields Nov. 3 for the 21st annual Chili 5k and Cook-off where military Families were also honored for their sacrifices.

  • Retired Soldier earns Dutch award

    Nov 8, 2012

    A retired American Soldier earned the Dutch Combat Insignia during a Dutch graduation ceremony at the International Military Student Office on Fort Rucker Nov. 1.

  • Soldiers gain special skills in The Old Guard

    Nov 8, 2012

    The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience and perform missions that are truly one of a kind. Many of these unique opportunities can be found within the regiment's specialty platoons, such as the U.S. Army Drill Team [USADT] and the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon, among others.

  • Stidley addresses flight medic course graduates

    Nov 8, 2012

    Seventeen Soldiers and two Sailors joined the ranks of specialized medics when they graduated from the U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine's Flight Medic course, Class 13 - 500, here Nov. 2.

  • 200th MPCOM cooks bring pride, appetite to battle assembly weekend

    Nov 8, 2012

    "I live, breath and eat it." That's how Spc. Zachary McDavid describes his passion for cooking. McDavid and his fellow Army Reserve cooks assigned to the 200th Military Police Command take their passion from the menu to the awaiting hungry mouths and empty of more than 100 Soldiers working during the weekend battle assembly here.

  • Medics recognized at Fort Campbell

    Nov 8, 2012

    A collection of 52 medics from across Fort Campbell were recognized during the third annual Armed Services YMCA Angels of the Battlefield dinner Nov. 1 at Cole Park Commons for their courage, dedication and professionalism.

  • TRADOC lauds 'game changers'

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 8, 2012) -- Five CASCOM employees were named game changers and recognized by Gen. Robert Cone, commanding general of Training and Doctrine Command, during his visit to Fort Lee Nov. 1.

  • Fort Drum Cultural Resources team brings historic cemeteries 'back to life'

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For more than a year, Michael R. Sprowles, a research fellow and intern with Fort Drum's Cultural Resources Program, and the organization's staff members have been cataloging, photographing and caring for the more than 2,000 cemetery markers on the installation.

  • Fort Lee clinic wins second place in MEDCOM's Biz Bowl

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 7) -- Kenner Army Health Clinic recently clinched the runner-up title for the U.S. Army Medical Command's Business Excellence Competition or Biz Bowl and earned an additional $500,000 for the fiscal year 2013 operating budget.

  • Titans drop in on Wounded Warrior unit

    Nov 8, 2012

    Three Tennessee Titans quarterbacks dropped by Fort Campbell's Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center on Tuesday, visiting Soldiers recovering from traumatic brain injuries as well as other wounded, injured and ill Soldiers in the Warrior Transition Battalion.

  • TRADOC commanding general recognizes Fort Lee fleet management program

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 8, 2012) -- The Fort Lee Fleet Management Expansion program received kudos from the Training and Doctrine Command during a presentation here Nov. 1.

  • Civilian fitness program to start

    Nov 8, 2012

    More and more agencies are adopting fitness and wellness programs in the work environment to show support for employees.

  • Reserve trainers 'making ready' for Far East opportunities

    Nov 8, 2012

    SEOUL, South Korea -- After years of preparing troops for military scenarios in Europe and the Middle East, a specialized Army Reserve unit is extending its training operations to the other side of the world -- the Far East. For the first time this August, nearly 100 soldiers with the 75th Training Command participated in the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian training exercise in the Republic of Korea. And, although this was the unit's first UFG, it will not be the last, as it is expected to become an enduring mission.

  • Chief of Engineers thanks St. Louis District personnel for quick actions following Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visited personnel deployed in response to Hurricane Sandy, Nov 3, 2012, at the North Atlantic Division Headquarters to express his appreciation for their dedication and quick actions following the storm that devastated the northeast.

  • E-payment required for some TRICARE patients starting 2013

    Nov 8, 2012

    Beneficiaries enrolled in TRICARE Reserve Select or TRICARE Retired Reserve could lose their coverage if they don't take steps to switch from their monthly premiums by check to an electronic form of payment before Jan. 1.

  • APG observes National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance

    Nov 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Team APG hosted the annual National Disability Employment Awareness Month program Oct. 25 in the APG North (Aberdeen) recreation center.

  • Fort Lee Soldiers join Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Nov. 8, 2012) -- First Lt. Melanie Wells knows what it's like to be in the midst of a storm like the one that raked the New York-New Jersey coastal areas last week.

  • APG fares well during Sandy

    Nov 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - As Hurricane Sandy pummeled its way toward Harford County Monday evening, Aberdeen Proving Ground leadership and emergency essential personnel manned the APG emergency operations center, ensuring the installation's safe and continued operation.

  • Army couple balance jobs, family

    Nov 8, 2012

    Striking the perfect balance between career and family obligations is tough enough for many couples, but when one spouse is a recruiter and the other a drill sergeant, the challenges increase.

  • Veterans Day parade scheduled

    Nov 8, 2012

    Columbia's 34th annual Veterans Day parade is scheduled for Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. The parade will honor all veterans for their service and commitment to the nation.

  • Fort Jackson to host recycling event

    Nov 8, 2012

    On Nov. 15, Fort Jackson will celebrate America Recycles Day with an art contest, recycling drive, education displays, music vendors and more.

  • Soldiers prove their mettle during Mountain Autumn Challenge

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- On a cool fall morning, amidst the changing leaves fluttering from the trees, more than 20 teams of Soldiers from across 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum met at Sexton Field to compete in this year's Mountain Autumn Challenge.

  • Wounded warrior reenlists after amputation

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage are the values that the Army expects all Soldiers to exemplify.

  • Mountain of Toys organizers want every child to receive a gift this holiday season

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- For a mountain of Soldiers and Family Members who consistently sacrifice so much, a Mountain of Toys has become a grateful community's response each year.

  • 7th Engineers uncase unit colors after Afghanistan mission

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The 7th Engineer Battalion "Task Force Red Devils" uncased the battalion colors, symbolizing their return home from Afghanistan during a ceremony Thursday at Monti Physical Fitness Center.

  • Secondhand Smoke: A Danger in the Air

    Nov 8, 2012

    The U.S. Surgeon General estimates that living with a smoker increases a nonsmoker's chances of developing lung cancer by 20 to 30 percent. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 3,400 non-smokers die from lung cancer each year. Some research also suggests that secondhand smoke may increase the risk of breast, nose and throat cancers, as well as leukemia.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers shine at USO Gala

    Nov 8, 2012

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It was a proud evening for Fort Drum as two of its Soldiers were honored Friday at the 2012 USO Gala. The theme for the evening was "Honoring Those Who Serve," and Staff Sgt. Jacob J. Perkins and Sgt. Richard Schuh are shining examples of extraordinary service to our nation.

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. Nov 1921

    Nov 8, 2012

    Concerned about large-scale ship-building programs in the US, Great Britain, and Japan following World War I, US President Warren G. Harding organized the Washington Naval Conference in late 1921. The conference was held in Washington DC and nine nations attended. Harding's goal was to establish limits on the number and tonnage of warships of each nation. In addition to concerns of a naval arms race, Harding and other nations were concerned about Japanese expansion in the Pacific.

  • Get smart about antibiotics

    Nov 8, 2012

    Antibiotic resistance is a worldwide public health problem. Resistance occurs when bacteria can no longer be killed by a previously effective antibiotic and the bacteria continue to grow. According to the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics, if resistance to treatment continues to spread, our globally connected world may find itself back in the dark ages of medicine--before today's miracle drugs existed.

  • Joint Chiefs of Staff senior enlisted adviser visits Fort Drum

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his staff visited Fort Drum to gain a pulse of the Mountain warriors, their Families and veterans in the surrounding community Monday and Tuesday.

  • Commander's promotion draws many Family Members

    Nov 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A promotion for the 10th Mountain Division's (LI) commanding general for support became a family affair during a ceremony Friday on post.

  • 10th Combat Aviation Brigade assists with hurricane recovery

    Nov 9, 2012

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the federal government called upon 10th Combat Aviation Brigade personnel and assets to assist in the recovery of affected areas.

  • Free Army Band Concerts this weekend!

    Nov 8, 2012

    A Salute to Veterans: Join The U.S. Army Concert Band and Army Voices as they honor and celebrate those who have served America in uniform as well as their families.

  • Monster Math Bash

    Nov 8, 2012

    Garmisch Elementary students combine Halloween and math for some spooky, educational fun.

  • 12th Combat Aviation Brigade renames headquarters in honor of aviator who died in combat

    Nov 8, 2012

    KATTERBACH ARMY AIRFIELD, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe's 12th Combat Aviation Brigade honored late Chief Warrant Officer 5 John C. Pratt in a Nov. 2 ceremony renaming the brigade headquarters building here for CWO5 Pratt.

  • Eighth Army holds retention board competition

    Nov 8, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - Eighth Army held its annual retention board competition Oct. 30 on Yongsan Garrison in South Korea.

  • Massey named 2013 DoDEA Teacher of the Year

    Nov 9, 2012

    A teacher who got her start as a substitute is changing the face of education with "flipped" lessons.

  • Yongsan's garrison commander tells tales of Thanksgiving

    Nov 8, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Col. Michael E. Masley, garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, celebrated Thanksgiving with over 40 children and parents from the Yongsan Community during a book reading here, Nov. 6.

  • US and Japanese Soldiers unite through English

    Nov 8, 2012

    AKIZUKI, Kure, Japan-- The 83rd Ordnance Battalion hosted 14 Soldiers from the 46th Infantry, 13th Brigade, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force for an English class on Oct. 24th at its headquarters here.

  • OSD salutes research lab's branch chief for national STEM push forward

    Nov 7, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Power Components chief led a joint team of service members, as a Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel, that recently wrapped up national projects to develop scientists, technicians, engineers, and mathematicians.

  • Army researchers link ground robots wirelessly

    Nov 8, 2012

    New algorithm that will make it easier for the Department of Defense to maintain wirelessly networked Army PackBots and other military assets using radio communications.

  • Iron Thunder Strikes Fear

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, conducted an air artillery raid in order to provide indirect fire support to suppress and neutralize enemy forces during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1, Oct. 31.

  • Upgrades to the UAV Shadow in evaluation stage

    Nov 30, -0001

    The soldiers of Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, are flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with new upgrades as part of Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 to better assist service members in the fight.

  • Do more with less: NIE 13.1 explores smart energy use

    Nov 30, -0001

    NIE 13.1 tests systems in austere tactical environments to gain knowledge of soldier usage of energy efficient equipment that increases self-sustaining ability of the war-fighter.

  • 'Iron Brigade' helps test new equipment for the Army of tomorrow

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, started the testing and evaluation phase of Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 at McGregor Range Complex, N.M., Oct. 29.

  • Soldiers participate in NIE 13.1

    Nov 30, -0001

    Communication on the battlefield has always been an essential asset in being victorious over an enemy; from the drumbeats of ancient battles to bugler calls during the Revolutionary War to radio systems used in modern warfare.

  • Iron Brigade soldiers combine dirt bikes, ATVs with tanks

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with Company C, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, swapped their heavily armored tank for a different vehicle altogether. After undergoing two weeks of training, they were ready to put their new lightweight wheels to the ground in a tactical role.

  • Rifleman radio completes key operational test at NIE

    Nov 30, -0001

    An advanced lightweight radio that will connect troops on the front lines to the Army's tactical communications network has completed its operational test.

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