Archive: Nov 2012

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  • Army hosting events during Warrior Care Month

    Nov 7, 2012

    This month, the Army and other services are observing Warrior Care Month with a number of activities that will benefit wounded, ill or injured service members and help them with transitioning to civilian life if that is the route they are going.

  • ASC Soldier runs half-marathons for cancer charities

    Nov 6, 2012

    An Army Sustainment Command headquarters Soldier hit the pavement in what was supposed to be a family affair as he chalked up another competition in the Savannah Rock'n'Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon.

  • 2012 Veteran's Day Safety Message

    Nov 6, 2012

    Greetings all Soldiers and Civilians of the 80th Training Command (TASS) The "Veterans Day" was established after World War I to pay tribute to those who serve in that Great War. In 1954, the day's significance was expanded to all servicemen who have worn our Nation's uniform. Friday, 9 November is a Day of Nonscheduled Activity (DONSA) for AGR / Mobilized Soldiers and Liberal Leave Policy Day for Civilians. Monday, 12 November is the Veteran's Day Federal Holiday.

  • Voting commentary: Soldiers making their voices heard

    Nov 6, 2012

    Today Soldiers are participating in one of America's most fundamental freedoms, the right to vote. Many in harm's way and others stationed around the globe have already voted absentee and many others back home took advantage of early voting.

  • Night of the driving dead

    Nov 6, 2012

    Do you have drooping eyelids, persistent yawning or wandering thoughts, or feeling irritable, restless or impatient behind the wheel? Are you having trouble staying in your lane and can't remember the last few miles you drove? How about driving at abnormal speeds, tailgating and ignoring traffic signs?

  • National Guard, Marines work together to deliver food, pump water, assist recovery

    Nov 9, 2012

    When the National Guardsmen of Alpha Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry, came to Rockaway, N.Y., their mission was to distribute food and water to New Yorkers recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

  • November spotlight graphics

    Nov 6, 2012

  • Airborne Ranger

    Nov 6, 2012

    What does it mean to be a 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Soldier? Many will say there is a level of pride associated with the distinction of being labeled a "Duke" Soldier, and they are rightfully justified. Throughout the Brigade's history and to the present day, Soldiers have served their country on the frontlines of battle, paying the price to keep America safe. Col. William Ostlund, brigade commander, recognizes the success of the Brigade and its mission is largely due to each individual Soldier. That is why he periodically selects Soldiers from within the brigade who exemplifies what it means to be a Duke Soldier and highlights their achievements as an example for the rest of the brigade to follow.

  • Rakkasans Conduct Sling Load Operations

    Nov 7, 2012

    Sling loads help resupply Soldiers at outlining Combat Outposts and FOBs with essential items such as fuel, water, food and other various supplies.

  • Veterans Day features speech by 470th MI Brigade commander

    Nov 6, 2012

    Col. Pierre Gervais, 470th Military Intelligence Brigade commander, will serve as the featured speaker at the Veterans Day observance in Boerne, Texas.

  • Taking aim at abuse: Community rallies to prevent domestic violence

    Nov 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - If only it were that simple. Gather a hundred or so concerned individuals and send them out with candles and good intentions for an evening walk through a local housing area to stop the increasingly growing instances of domestic violence. At least it's a start, according to all those who dedicated their time to focus on raising domestic violence awareness during the "Take Back the Night" candlelight walk Oct. 25.

  • Volunteers get SAVVY to stop bullying

    Nov 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - More than 60 Soldiers and parents joined the anti-bullying effort at Wiesbaden Middle School Oct. 17. They came to share their personal experiences and invite students to make the "SAVVY Commitment." "SAVVY stands for Students Against Violence and Victimization of Youth," said Dr. Frankie Nielsen, the program's originator and a counselor at the school.

  • IMCOM-E director honors longtime Wiesbaden employees

    Nov 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When Michele Vanella started working for U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, coal heated the homes in Crestview Housing. That was more than 40 years ago, and he would work another 40 if he could, Vanella said shortly after a ceremony honoring garrison employees for the length of service they have worked for the U.S. government Oct. 26.

  • Houston-based reservists helm multi-state simulation exercise

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    In this image released by the 75th Training Command, Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Danial Lisarelli with the unit's Southern Division operates a computer-based simulation training exercise in Houston, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. The exercise was part of an effort to demonstrate a system developed by the 75th to allow various military units to conduct certain types of scenario-based war game training over computer networks. In this exercise, the unit undergoing the training was located in Louisiana, while one small team transmitted the fictional scenario via network and phone from Houston. This format allows units to train in leadership and mission management tasks with a high degree of realism, and a low overall cost. (Photo/75th Training Command, Army Reserve Maj. Adam Collett)

  • Iron Brigade keeps faith

    Nov 30, -0001

    Christopher Adunchezor, chaplain, traveled to the field to serve soldiers of 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division for Catholic mass on Monday.

  • 'Black Knights' spouse hosts blood drive in father's memory

    Nov 6, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Ken Thayer was more than a crime scene investigator and photographer, he was a hero to many by doing the simplest of things, donating blood.

  • Reserve unit debuts new 'simulation' tech

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    During a time of budget constraints, organizations all across the military are seeking ways to maintain effective training and readiness at the lowest possible cost. In October, a Texas-based Army Reserve unit used a multi-state exercise to roll out a new networked training system that helps with just that goal.

  • Fortunate

    Nov 6, 2012

    Just as the Soldiers remain the strength of the Army, Family continues to be the strength of the Soldier. In recognizing that strength and dedication of the spouses of servicemembers, the television game show, Wheel of Fortune, hosted a military-themed show for Military Spouses Appreciation week, scheduled to air Nov. 12, featuring Cpt. Dan Vagnozzi and his wife, Catherine.

  • Field Exercise Increases Soldier's Proficiency

    Nov 6, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment conducted various squad-level tactics and drills during the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team's brigade wide training event at the St. Viths' range on Oct. 18.

  • V Corps spouses put 'It will be done' motto to the test

    Nov 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Sgt. 1st Class Ifiok Ette made clear the mission of the V Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion Spouses Combat Day from the outset.   "What's the purpose of today?" Ette asked the 20 or so of us who had signed up and were standing in formation.   "To have fun?" one of us ventured.   "That's right. To have fun," Ette answered. "Hooah?"

  • 615th ASB supports Science Day

    Nov 7, 2012

    In the early morning of Oct. 25, 2012, an AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopter and its crew landed in a field adjacent to Nolanville Elementary School in Texas, kicking off Nolanville Elementary's annual Science Day.

  • 'Duke' Soldiers host 2nd annual Family day at university

    Nov 7, 2012

    Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division hosted its second Family day Sept. 29 at the University of Louisville Papa John's Stadium in conjunction with the University of Louisville Reserve Officer Training Corps.

  • CORE Training

    Nov 7, 2012

  • AFAP issues: Volunteers work to improve quality of life for Army Family

    Nov 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Delegates spent two days examining quality-of-life issues at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center during the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Army Family Action Plan Conference Oct. 18-19. After prioritizing the top issues, conferring with local subject matter experts and hammering out the wording to formalize the "Conference Report Out," delegates presented six issues for further attention by the command at the local level or to be considered at higher level AFAP venues.

  • Culture of Trust comes to LRMC

    Nov 6, 2012

    The focus for hospital staff at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center this month is trust. Senior leaders, supervisors and employees will devote more than 13,000 training hours in support of a Culture of Trust program initiated by the Army surgeon general.

  • Soldiers fight tooth and drill to raise dental readiness

    Nov 6, 2012

    One dental clinic on Fort Bliss is fighting tooth and drill to keep Soldiers out of the dentist office by reducing the number of times Soldiers need to visit.

  • National observance to honor America's veterans

    Nov 9, 2012

    The annual National Veterans Day Observance is scheduled for Nov. 11, 2012, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., to honor all veterans who served and continue to serve in the military as well as a memorial service for General of the Armies John J. Pershing.

  • Female body armor named among best inventions by Time Magazine

    Nov 7, 2012

    An innovation that will leave female Soldiers safer and more comfortable on the battlefield was named one of Time Magazine's "Best Inventions of the Year 2012."

  • U.S. Army South opens annual staff talks with Chilean army in Santiago

    Nov 7, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, the U.S. Army South commanding general, led a delegation of staff officers as they kicked off the annual army-to-army staff talks between the U.S. and Chilean armies in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 5, 2012.

  • Grafenwoehr team wins IMCOM-E flag football championship

    Nov 6, 2012

    Teams vie for first place during the IMCOM Europe Unit-Level Flag Football Championship in Hohenfels

  • ARL engineers honored with Achievement Medal for Civilian Service

    Nov 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineers David Lynch and Tanya Lynch both from the Survivability, Lethality and Analysis Directorate (SLAD) and Dr. Bryan Cheeseman and David Hackbarth from the Weapons, Material and Research Directorate (WMRD), were honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions as members of the Namer Capability Assessment Program Team.

  • ARL supports Career Day at Aberdeen area school

    Nov 6, 2012

    Employees of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) participated in a Career Day event held for students at St. Joan of Arc School in Aberdeen, Md., on Oct. 3. Students had the opportunity to see and hear about more than 20 career opportunities to include seeing an up-armored Humvee and trying on armor vests.

  • SMART program paves the way for recent ARL hire

    Nov 6, 2012

    After completing two eight-week internship's through the Department of Defense's Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship for service program, Chris Garneau, who is a recent graduate of Penn State University, began working full time at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's (ARL) Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) in the summer of 2012.

  • Franconia installations plan Nov. 14 drug take back

    Nov 6, 2012

    Installations across the Franconia Military Community will have a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at pharmacies in Bamberg, Illesheim, Katterbach and Schweinfurt from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14.

  • SMA encourages troops to look out for one another

    Nov 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army's top noncommissioned officer encouraged American Soldiers to look out for one another during a visit to South Korea, Nov. 5, 2012.

  • Native vision by Italian engineer

    Nov 6, 2012

    11/5/2012 VICENZA, Italy- Tucked in the corner of the Vicenza Exchange food court is a display of Native American art that looks like it is on loan from the Seattle Art Museum. Hand carved wall murals, wooden masks and sculptures, crafted over forty years by local Italian artist Natalino Soffia are on display at the base as part of Native American Heritage month. Soffia said he fell in love with the Native American art and culture of the Pacific Northwest when he was working in Seattle in the 1970's.

  • Native American Medal of Honor recipient Red Cloud killed in action 62 years ago

    Nov 6, 2012

    The Army in Warrior Country is planning to further honor the memory of Cpl. Mitchell Red Cloud Jr., whose stand-to-the-death against an enemy night attack during the Korean War earned him a posthumous Medal of Honor, and for whom Camp Red Cloud, South Korea, was named.

  • BOSS scares up howlin' good Halloween

    Nov 6, 2012

    CAMP MOBILE, South Korea -- Monsters and zombies took up residence in the barracks outside Camp Casey's main gates to scare and delight the Area I community, Oct. 25-27.

  • PTO introduces 'hop' to kids, parents

    Nov 6, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Most parties that take place at the end of October normally have zombies, witches and vampires walking around. But, for the party held at the Gateway Club Oct. 26, 1950s-style poodle skirts, Pink Ladies and Thunderbirds were the norm.

  • Final match of year golden for U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers

    Jan 10, 2014

    U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooters and 2012 Olympians Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker and Staff Sgt. Josh Richmond finished 2012 on top of the podium at the World Cup Finals with two gold medal-winning matches to close out the year.

  • U.S., ROK conduct river cross ops

    Nov 9, 2012

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA - (Left to Right) Brig. Gen. Jong Kwan Park, Republic of Korea Army CFC Engineer; Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, Deputy Commanding General, 412th Theater Engineer Command; and Col. Thomas Roth, Commander of 2nd Engineer Brigade-Alaska, part of a military observation team in the country's annual Hoguk exercises, are pictured here during the early morning hours of river assault training Oct. 27.

  • TV chef Guy Fieri serves up thanks at JBLM

    Nov 5, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Smack dab in the middle of the hustle and bustle of a cramped, steamy hospital kitchen, where meals are prepared for thousands, Spc. Christopher Lauber met his first celebrity. The two even made dinner together.

  • Army-wide Warrior Transition Unit Stand Down, 'Begin with the Basics'

    Nov 5, 2012

    As part of Warrior Care Month the Army Surgeon General directed an Army-wide Warrior Transition Unit Stand Down focusing on 'Begin with the Basics' customer service training for leaders, cadre and staff. Senior leaders will participate in a VTC and then take the training to other WTU staff members.

  • Two Citizen Soldiers celebrate birthdays at Symposium

    Nov 6, 2012

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2012) -- Command Sgt. Maj. Jenny Bryan said she was somewhat surprised when on her 50th birthday Col. Clarence Combs III, the 80th Training Command's chief of staff, called her to the front of the room then asked nearly 300 participants of the command's Readiness Symposium to sing happy birthday to her.

  • Soldiers supply spooky haunted house for El Paso community

    Nov 5, 2012

    Ghost, ghouls and goblins haunted the Boys & Girls Club of El Paso this Halloween in a free, frightful, family function thanks to the hard work of Fort Bliss Soldiers and community volunteers.

  • USACE Galveston District wins 2012 MarCom Award

    Nov 5, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 5, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the MarCom Awards competition for its USACE Galveston District employee newsletter -- Sand Castle.

  • Army Medicine fields secure messaging service to patients

    Nov 5, 2012

    Beneficiaries of Army Medicine will soon be able to communicate online with their primary care provider through secure messaging.

  • 85th Support Command lead the colors in NBA Chicago Bulls home game

    Nov 5, 2012

    85th Support Command (West) based out of Arlington Heights, IL (25 miles northwest of Chicago) present the colors at the home game of the NBA Chicago Bulls vs the New Orleans Hornets, Nov 3.

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno addressing the USMA class of 2013

    Nov 5, 2012

  • Support Soldiers learn sling load standards, prepare for airdrop operations training

    Nov 5, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A December 2011 report in the Wall Street Journal discussed the growing importance of U.S. military airdropped supplies into combat areas such as Afghanistan.

  • Green tech: Corps of Engineers wetland habitat lowers flood risk for Dallas

    Nov 6, 2012

    For most of the year the Corps of Engineers manages this quality wildlife habitat, a natural area populated by diverse native Texas plants and animals. But this new system also stands ready for duty whenever the heavy rains come. These wetlands are part of the Dallas Floodway System and are a green tech solution to reduce flood risk for Dallas citizens by forming an alternate Trinity River pathway to efficiently convey floodwaters out of the central part of the city.

  • 'Black Jack' remembers fallen Soldier

    Nov 5, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- "And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the Soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave," American poet Joseph Drake said.

  • Chef Guy Fieri Visits JBLM

    Nov 5, 2012

    Chef Guy Fieri visited Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Chef Fieri hit the dining hall kitchen and helped spice things up for the nights dinner menu.

  • Army engineers provide emergency power in wake of Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 9, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are providing temporary emergency power in areas of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania affected by Hurricane Sandy. USACE teams have deployed to strategic locations to help at critical facilities like hospitals, nursing homes and shelters.

  • USAREC Names 2012 NCOs, Civilians of Year

    Nov 5, 2012

    U.S. Army Recruiting Command's top NCOs and civilian employees for fiscal year 2012 collected their trophies during a ceremony Nov. 2 at the Patton Museum's Abrams Auditorium.

  • Division West combines training for Guard, Reserve units headed to Afghanistan

    Nov 5, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Division West's 479th Field Artillery Brigade and 166th Aviation Brigade combined training efforts here Friday for two reserve component units that are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan. Company F, 1-169th General Support Aviation Battalion (Air Ambulance), an Army National Guard unit with Soldiers from Missouri, New York, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania, provided medical evacuation support for simulated casualties sustained during a convoy operation conducted by the 311th Expeditionary Support Command, an Army Reserve unit from Los Angeles.

  • November 2, 2012 -- CSA Remarks to USMA's Class of 2013 (As Delivered)

    Nov 5, 2012

  • U.S. Army Veterans Day

    Nov 13, 2012

    Veterans Day Army public service announcement.

  • Army beats Air Force, 41-21

    Nov 6, 2012

    Senior quarterback Trent Steelman rushed for 101 yards and threw for another 100 to help Army secure a 41-21 victory over Air Force, Nov. 3, 2012, in front of more than 37,700 fans at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

  • Dewatering Mission

    Nov 5, 2012

    As part of the national response framework for Hurricane Sandy, the United States Army Corps of Engineers continues to work day and night with state and federal parteners to remove water from New York City's mass transportation system.

  • 349th Psychological Operations Companydisassemble and remove a Radio In A Box

    Nov 5, 2012

    Members of the U.S. Army's 349th Psychological Operations Company traveled by convoy from Combat Outpost (COP) Delhi to COP Sharp in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on Oct. 22, 2012 to disassemble and remove a Radio In A Box (RIAB) system. COP Sharp is being closed as part of the drawdown of coalition forces in Afghanistan

  • Army JROTC cadet serves handicapped kids with his Eagle Scout project

    Nov 5, 2012

    Service project is characteristic of both organizations.

  • Orient Shield 12 FTX

    Nov 5, 2012

    U.S. and Japanese forces train together in a field training exercise that is the culminating event of the bilateral training exercise.

  • Orient Shield 12 Mortar Training

    Nov 5, 2012

    U.S. and Japanese forces train together in a field training exercise that is the culminating event of the bilateral training exercise.

  • Bradley ECPs to Upgrade Vehicle Across the Board

    Nov 6, 2012

    To ensure the Bradley Fighting Vehicle can enable the Army's network investment and incorporate other Army programs of record without further degrading operational performance, basic improvements will be made as part of the upcoming Bradley Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) program. An ECP is a modification to a system that leaves the essential capability unchanged, so while the Bradley will maintain its classic look on the outside, under the hood will be a different matter. With the ECP program, the Bradley will be able to keep pace with Army modernization, remaining capable and relevant into the next decade and beyond.

  • Army Begins Limited User Test of Paladin Upgrade

    Nov 6, 2012

    Last week, the U.S. Army began the Limited User Test (LUT) of the Self-Propelled Howitzer Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) program. Soldiers from Alpha Battery, 4th Battalion-27th Field Artillery, 1st Armored Division, of Fort Bliss, Texas are set to complete a week long field exercise in simulated combat conditions, evaluating the PIM's operational capability and reliability.

  • Happy 70th Anniversary Blossom Point Research Facility!

    Nov 5, 2012

    Happy 70th! 70 years ago this Saturday Nov. 10, Charlie Gordon (seen here below on his first day on the job in 1942) was one of several Bureau of Standards government employees to begin work on proximity fuzes at what is now the Army's Blossom Point Research Facility. The photo was provided by Adrian Sutten, one of Charlie's colleagues who started work the same day 70 years ago, and who still stays in touch with BPRF staff.

  • Rakkasans vote while deployed

    Nov 6, 2012

    Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), were provided the opportunity to vote in our nation's 57th quadrennial Presidential elections while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • CG begins Veterans Day activitives at Athens coffee call

    Nov 6, 2012

    Kicks off more than a week's worth of Veterans Day activities

  • Army activates Reserve units for Hurricane Sandy relief

    Nov 9, 2012

    For the first time, the Army Reserve has activated three units to assist with a domestic disaster relief effort, under a provision of the 2012 Defense Authorization Act.

  • Guard assists in Hurricane Sandy recovery

    Nov 9, 2012

    About 7,000 Guard Soldiers are helping people who are living without power in communities pummeled by Hurricane Sandy.

  • Old Guard Soldiers mobilize to Fort Hamilton following Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 5, 2012

    Old Guard Soldiers continue to answer the call in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's aftermath. 289th MPs mobilized to Fort Hamilton, N.Y., to asssit in recovery efforts, Nov.2.

  • RDECOM NCOPD kicks off at Redstone Arsenal

    Nov 5, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Fifty-two Soldiers convened Nov. 5 in northern Alabama for a week of professional development and the opportunity to learn about the nation's leading Army installation for aviation and missile research, development and testing. The noncommissioned officers of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command will complete a physical fitness test and receive briefings, training, and facility and capability tours. They will conclude this session of NCO Professional Development with a tour of Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a Civil War historic site.

  • USACE Galveston District begins beach renourishment at South Padre Island, Texas

    Nov 5, 2012

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 5, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island's beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project.

  • Are you a Wounded Warrior transitioning to civilian employment? IMCOM wants YOU!

    Nov 5, 2012

    "Schedule A has been around for as long as I've been in Federal service," said Rufus B. Caruthers, the IMCOM EEO director, "but as the number of disabled vets grows, and with the President's emphasis on hiring disabled vets, we'll see a big increase in the number of people hired under that authority." For employers, that means more qualified candidates to choose from. And for people with disabilities seeking employment, it means a significant growth in the number of hiring authorities using those databases to select candidates. For more information, visit your local EEO or Wounded Warrior office, or go online to www.disabilityinfo.gov.

  • Army Chief of Staff Tours Damage-Stricken New York City and New Jersey, Thanks Responders

    Nov 5, 2012

  • Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! IMCOM seeks to hire, retain former soldiers in the Army civilian workforce

    Nov 5, 2012

    Army civilians serve alongside soldiers every day, in every theater. From state-side garrisons to forward operating bases in Afghanistan, Army civilians write contracts, deliver goods, manage networks, operate ranges, manage business operations and provide support functions that would otherwise present distractions to training and wartime operations. From the sound of reveille to when a soldier turns out the lights at the end the day, soldiers are supported by their civilian counterparts.

  • Month of Military Family: Teen memoir on war shocked, awed, won awards

    Nov 5, 2012

    Her mom was proud and excited on the drive to Carnegie Hall to see her daughter honored for her award-winning writing. And, just before Michaela's memoir would be read to an audience of strangers in New York City, she read the gold-medal entry and was flooded with memories of her own life as a military child. Michaela Coplen was about to be celebrated for her personal memoir that had earned a gold medal in the national Scholastics Arts competition and would then be selected for publication

  • 1-91st Cavalry Regiment remembers fallen Soldiers

    Nov 5, 2012

    Schweinfurt community mourns loss of Staff Sgt. Orion Sparks, Sgt. Jonathan Gollnitz.

  • For Schweinfurt MP, life is a rodeo

    Nov 5, 2012

    A local bull rider shares insight for staying on during those precious eight seconds.

  • David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award Winners PEO Ammunition's PM CAS

    Nov 5, 2012

  • N.Y. Guard Soldiers to assist with election in storm-battered areas

    Nov 9, 2012

    New Yorkers who are still without power in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will get some help in casting their votes on Election Day from the New York Army National Guard.

  • JBM-HH weathers Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 5, 2012

    In the end, despite the build-up, Hurricane Sandy had only minimal impact on Joint Base Myer-Henderson, with approximately 17 downed trees, several flooded basements, damaged vehicles, loosened traffic signs and buildings buffeted by high winds and flying debris this week.

  • 7th CSC Soldiers train for deployment

    Nov 5, 2012

    A two-week mobilization exercise in Grafenwoehr prepares reservists for real-world scenarios.

  • Army North CG meets with NJ governor, discuss state's emerging needs

    Nov 5, 2012

    Department of Defense leaders spoke with N.J. Governor Chris Christie Nov. 3 about the "whole of government" response to Hurricane Sandy at the Regional Operations and Intelligence Center at the State Police Headquarters in Trenton, N.J.

  • Afghan National Army Volunteer Centers undergo upgrades to security, feel, functionality

    Nov 5, 2012

    Joining the Afghan National Army is a big decision and recruitment centers are most often the very first place a potential recruit will access to determine if they have what it takes to become a soldier. Several centers recently received upgrades to improve the security, feel and functionality of these important centers.

  • Gen. Thurman visits K-16 Airfield, encourages Soldiers

    Nov 6, 2012

    K-16 AIRFIELD, Republic of Korea -- Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and U.S. Forces Korea, visited K-16 Airfield to inspect its facilities and provide encouragement to Servicemembers stationed here, Nov. 1.

  • A Test of Mind and Body: Soldiers Become Expert Infantryman in Northern Kuwait

    Nov 6, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait - Being an infantryman is pushing yourself to limit, then turning around and pushing yourself more, according to Maj. Brian Murphy, an expert infantryman and chaplain of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard. That's an apt description of Cpl. James Goff of Gainesville, Fla. as he struggled to finish a 12-mile march to complete the Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB) course, held here from Sept. 17 to 21. "I had to dig deep inside myself to pass," said Goff, of 4th Battalion, 118th Infantry Regiment, South Carolina Army National Guard. Dizzy and dehydrated, Goff passed the finish line then promptly passed out, becoming the last of 11 Soldiers to complete the course and earn the right to wear the shining, infantry-blue badge with a silver musket emblazoned on it.

  • Army adapting to face 'deep future' threats

    Nov 5, 2012

    During the recent 2012 Association of the United States Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, members of the Institute of Land Warfare's "Thinking Past Tomorrow -- Where is the Army Going?" panel described the Army of the future, with a focus on the concepts and capabilities needed to meet future unknown threats.

  • Two trainees share MOS, platoon, DNA

    Nov 5, 2012

    Pfc. Austin and Pfc. Zachary Conn have done everything together since the day they were born: Feb. 20, 1993. Nineteen years and four months later they enlisted together in the Army National Guard, and most recently, the pair completed nine weeks of basic training on Sand Hill at Fort Benning, Ga. -- always side by side.

  • Army scientists earn patent for advanced neural chip

    Nov 5, 2012

    Two Army scientists and a university professor earned a patent for the forerunner of a powerful quantum neural dynamics computer chip. The device uses nonstandard mathematics to accomplish analog problem solving at high speed.

  • New online game trains kids against cyber attacks

    Nov 5, 2012

    The National Science Center is now training kids to stay safe from cyber attack malware. A new online game called Cyber Swarm Defenders is targeted to 6th-8th grade students.

  • Hawaii Stryker unit lifts off for Air Assault

    Nov 5, 2012

    Soldiers with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, assembled with members of the 33rd Infantry Regiment, 10th Division, Middle Army, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, to engage in its first day of air assault training, Oct. 29, 2012, during Orient Shield 12.

  • One Army School System increases training effectiveness, capacity

    Nov 5, 2012

    Army readiness is the key objective of the One Army School System, a system that establishes common standards for individual training and maximizes the opportunities for active duty soldiers to train at Reserve or National Guard courses, and vice versa.

  • NSRDEC representatives tour Natick High School for "Future Ready" initiative

    Nov 5, 2012

    Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center representatives were among business and community leaders hosted Oct. 25, 2012, by Natick High School, which kicked off its "Future Ready" program.

  • U.S. and Afghan Army Engineers: 'bridging' the gap

    Nov 5, 2012

    FARYAB PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Engineers have a reputation for being the designated catch-all problem solvers of the military. Integrating multiple unique elements into operations is not a new concept for this branch that folds the variety of professionals within the broad vertical construction, horizontal construction, and route clearance categories into its ranks.

  • Eighth Army bids farewell to Conboy, welcomes Gentry

    Nov 4, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - After 28 years in the U.S. Army and a year and a half with Eighth Army, Brig. Gen David J. Conboy donned a set of shiny new stars before handing over his responsibility as deputy commanding general of sustainment to Brig. Gen. Chris R. Gentry in a ceremony Nov. 2 at Knight Field at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division participate in Tenn. Titan's Salute to the Troops

    Nov 8, 2012

    Soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division participate in a Tennessee Titan's Salute to the Troops event, Nov. 4, 2012, held during their home game at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Osborne, Grissom join Francis Lewis as 2012 national Raider champs

    Nov 4, 2012

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