Archive: Nov 2012

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  • Fort Bliss Soldier realizes dream with U.S. Army Soldier Show

    Nov 29, 2012

    After a nine-month world tour performing for U.S. Army Soldiers and families, Spc. Justin Easter returns to Fort Bliss, Texas, to continue his Military Occupational Specialty duties and training with a personal dream fulfilled.

  • USACE Galveston District donates $28,383.14 to CFC

    Nov 29, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 29, 2012) -- For decades the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District employees have been opening their hearts and wallets to support the annual Combined Federal Campaign, raising $28,383.14 this year to support those less fortunate.

  • USARC Double Eagle, July 2012

    Nov 29, 2012

    The July 2012 edition of the USARC Double Eagle features stories on: Lt. Gen. Talley Takes Command, Rally Point 32, Farewell to Lt. Gen. & Mrs. Stultz, Opet's Odyssey

  • 75th Fires Brigade leads combined arms exercise

    Nov 30, 2012

    The 75th Fires Brigade tested this theory as it underwent a brigade-level field training exercise Oct. 29 through Nov. 8, here.

  • USARC Double Eagle, June 2012

    Nov 29, 2012

    The June 2012 edition of the USARC Double Eagle features stories on: Incoming Chief credits family for his success, Marching Orders - NCODP, Soldiers share experiences at career day, Civilian training and development, Building togetherness through Strong Bonds, The "Go For Broke" battalion

  • Sill Officers, NCOs serve Thanksgiving meal to Soldiers

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 Nov. 2012) -- Officers and senior noncommissioned officers from 214th Fires Brigade served Thanksgiving dinner to Soldiers and family members Nov. 22 at Guns and Rockets Dining Facility here.

  • Food service specialists use culinary skills to create feast

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 Nov. 2012) -- Even though many Soldiers at Fort Sill were away from their family Thanksgiving, the Garcia Dining Facility (DFAC) made sure they didn't celebrate the holiday alone.

  • Qualitative Service Program selects NCOs for separation, retention

    Nov 30, 2012

    Dring the past year, the Army's Qualitative Service Program, or QSP, was established to identify a number of noncommissioned officers in the rank of staff sergeant through command sergeant major for possible separation from the Army.

  • Impaired driving can wreck holidays

    Dec 4, 2012

    Fort Sill is joining a nationwide crackdown this holiday season to stop impaired driving and save lives across the nation.

  • Healthy foods great for holiday parties

    Nov 29, 2012

  • 214 Fires Brigade run honors fallen Soldiers

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 Nov. 2012) -- As the cannon boomed, more than 1,300 Soldiers, family, community members and even pets crossed the start line Nov. 21 to remember fallen heroes at the 214th Fires Brigade Fallen Soldier Memorial 5K Run here.

  • Army expands prescription drug testing

    Nov 30, 2012

    On Nov. 15, the Department of Defense expanded military drug testing to include selected prescription drugs in the benzodiazepine class, which includes such familiar drugs as Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Restoril, plus 31 others.

  • USARC Double Eagle, May 2012

    Nov 29, 2012

    The May 2012 edition of the USARC Double Eagle features stories on: Warriors on the Water, Ravens player visits FORSCOM/USARC, TCS Fraud: It's still a crime that does not pay, Bringing stories from the past to life.

  • USARC Double Eagle, April 2012

    Nov 29, 2012

    The inaugural edition of the USARC Double Eagle features stories on: Motorcycle Mentorship Program; Army Reserve Marksmanship Team provides training to 82nd Airborne Division; Overcoming Obstacles; New Chief of the Army Reserve nominated by President Barack Obama.

  • The TBI Culture Change Forum

    Nov 29, 2012

  • War hero remembered as Soldiers' friend

    May 5, 2013

    Medal of Honor recipient retired Col. James Lamar Stone ignored hospice caretakers' advice, and attended a Change of Responsibility Ceremony to see his friend Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington transfer his noncommissioned officer duties as the outgoing senior enlisted leader of the 90th Aviation Support Battalion. Less than a month later, Stone's family asked Darlington to eulogize the Korean War hero, who retired from the Army with more than 30 years, of service after he died from prostate cancer at age 89 in Arlington, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012.

  • Tomodachi registry aids Japan's DOD population

    Nov 29, 2012

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command played a significant public health role in the aftermath of the March 11, 2011, Japanese earthquake and tsunami. USAPHC responders monitored radiation levels from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, checked the safety of water and food, and assessed search-and-rescue dogs coming into the country to assist in finding the missing.

  • RCV welding positioner honors McConnell legacy

    Nov 29, 2012

    LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT, Chambersburg, Pa.--A new route clearance vehicle welding positioner at Letterkenny Army Depot was dedicated to the memory of Sgt. Andrew H. McConnell, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. in a ceremony at the maintenance facility on Nov. 28.

  • Garrison organizations help ease holiday stress

    Nov 29, 2012

    With Thanksgiving over and winter holidays on the horizon, U.S. Army Garrison Baden-W├╝rttemberg directorates have looked for ways to help ensure community members can afford a dish on the table or a little sparkle on the tree.

  • Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

    Nov 29, 2012

    The annual JBM-HH Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. outside Building 59. Join Santa for refreshments immediately following the ceremony at Brucker Hall. The event is open to all DoD ID cardholders, their Families and guests. For more information call 703-696-0594.

  • Order up! Fort Drum celebrates 'Super Bowl' of culinary arts

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Earlier this month, in the spirit of giving thanks and promoting esprit de corps, dining facility staffs across the installation served their Thanksgiving Day meal.

  • Fort Drum teen to play Division I basketball

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A Fort Drum teen who North Country basketball fans have heard a lot from this past year has been offered a full ride to an NCAA Division I basketball program.

  • Division veteran to climb 23,000-foot peak to support wounded warriors

    Nov 29, 2012

    WATERTOWN -- Thomas G. Bauschke of Watertown, a Purple Heart recipient and former combat medic who served two tours with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan, will begin his quest this Saturday to climb the 22,970-foot summit of Mount Aconcagua, located in west central Argentina, to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project.

  • Soldiers rescue residents from burning building

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers deploy, defend and protect their homes, Families and people they have never met. Eight 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers proved that on Oct. 31 when they helped several people in the Rhicard Hills neighborhood.

  • Milley to relinquish command Monday

    Nov 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division (LI) officials will conduct a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday at Magrath Sports Complex.

  • Army leadership focuses on sponsorship; Fort Drum graduates first coordinators

    Dec 3, 2012

    To ensure that newcomers to Fort Drum and the North Country are guided along in their transition, senior leaders have launched a new program that places a renewed emphasis on the old Army practice of "sponsoring."

  • MI captain award nominations sought

    Nov 29, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Weinstein Award through March 15, 2013. To be eligible, a candidate must be a military intelligence captain in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard. He or she must have performed actions which positively promote, impact, advance and bring honor to the MI profession during Jan. 1 -- Dec. 31, 2012.

  • 2-13th Aviation Regiment QRC departs for OEF

    Nov 29, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - Seventeen members of the 1st Aviation Brigade, 2-13th Aviation Regiment said goodbye to families and friends on Tuesday morning before departing for Fort Campbell, Ky., from Libby Army Airfield.

  • Simulation teaches collection asset management, situational order of battle, symbology analysis

    Dec 3, 2012

    As the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence continues its campaign to build a more effective and efficient future force, its Learning Innovation Office, or LIO, is responding to the call to action by developing adaptable interactive multimedia instruction.

  • Native American heritage comes alive at annual festival

    Nov 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Nov. 29, 2012) -- November was designated as Native American Indian Heritage Month in 1990 and the West Point Community celebrated with the fourth annual Native American Heritage Festival Nov. 16 at the West Point Club. The event was hosted by the Cadet Native American Forum and sponsored by the Simon Center for the Professional Military Ethic.

  • "1st Fort AP Hill Volunteer Platoon" conducts Training.

    Nov 29, 2012

    Would you volunteer to wake up at dawn on a Saturday to participate in a pilot program called, "Boots on the Ground Day?"

  • Solar panels deliver new energy to West Point's Net Zero initiative

    Dec 3, 2012

    The installation of solar panels on the roof of the Lichtenberg Tennis Center--780 panels, to be exact--in recent weeks represents West Point's continuing efforts to achieve energy sustainability. Since becoming a Net Zero Energy pilot installation last April, West Point has been making strides toward the ultimate goal of producing as much energy as it uses by 2020.

  • Top students dine with class in Vilseck

    Dec 3, 2012

    Elementary students take the opportunity to sample fine dining during the VCSC-sponsored event "Dining at the Ritz."

  • Community service project helps lift holiday spirits

    Nov 29, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Nov. 29, 2012) -- The holiday season, which kicked off with Thanksgiving Nov. 22, is an excellent time of the year for families to gather together to break bread, eat a large meal and converse with family members and friends about the good times. However, not all times are good, and for some people, the holidays can be a difficult time to enjoy without family members, friends, a good meal to eat or a nice home to call their own.

  • Kandahar Airfield celebrates Hispanic heritage

    Nov 30, -0001

    More than 150 people celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month in Kandahar Airfield's Fest Tent on Oct. 12 to commemorate contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans.

  • Task Force Ready and Task Force Pirate have a rendezvous with destiny

    Nov 29, 2012

    Task Force Destiny, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade works with Task Force Ready, 4th Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and Task Force Pirate, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment of the Utah National Guard in Regional Command North, Afghanistan.

  • Panetta honors vets at 'wall' education center groundbreaking

    Nov 29, 2012

    The education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial "Wall" will be a place to join the past to the future, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said at the center's groundbreaking ceremony today.

  • Female-to-Female social networking event opens doors in Vicenza, Italy

    Nov 29, 2012

    A Female to Female social networking event, also known as F2F, will be held at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, Dec. 6 to proactively create a nurturing social environment that puts single women, whether Soldiers or civilians, at ease and in touch with other women in the community as they begin and adjust to their overseas tour.

  • Cheerful season can also cast pall: Be alert, ready, to help avert holiday suicide among those lonel

    Nov 29, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Members of the Warrior Country community should keep an extra sharp watch this holiday season for signs of people who may be feeling suicidal, Area I officials said this week.

  • Something for the Joes: Recycling initiative expected to save troops money, reduce dumping

    Nov 29, 2012

    It's said that one man's trash is another's treasure and some South Carolina Army National Guard Soldiers have put that old expression to work with a convenience center.

  • Red Cloud fitness room offers TRX, other workouts

    Nov 29, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Soldiers and civilians at Camp Red Cloud can now perform the latest kinds of fitness workouts -- including cutting edge TRX or total resistance exercise, in a special workout space at the post gym.

  • New U.S. Army Europe commander arrives

    Dec 6, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. returns to Europe as the 38th USAREUR commander.

  • 'Tune-Up Thursdays' focuses on overall health

    Nov 29, 2012

    Employee Assistance Program offers community a way to obtain overall health with "Tune-Up Thursdays."

  • 25th CAB soldier provides sky security

    Nov 30, -0001

    Army Spc. Richard Burton, crew chief with the 25th Infantry Division's 2nd Battalion, 25th Combat Aviation Regiment, provides security in a Black Hawk helicopter during a flight mission over Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Nov. 26, 2012. Burton is from Athens, Ga. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Soldiers help Airmen with drop zone, road repairs

    Nov 28, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii --Throughout the months of September and October, the 523rd Engineer Company (Horizontal), 84th Eng. Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, had the rare opportunity to team up with the Air Force and conduct a unique construction mission to repair and reconstruct the Kane's Drop Zone in the Kahukus Training Area. The drop zone was originally designed to support heavy equipment, supply cargo and personnel drops. Over time, however, the drop zone became unsuitable and unsafe for heavy equipment and personnel drops. Additionally, Air Force recovery vehicles could not access sections of the drop zone due to erosion and rutting on the roads.

  • 84th Engineers prep for deployment air drop

    Nov 28, 2012

    KAHUKU TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- It was a beautiful October day, with a clear blue sky above, here, and perfect for an air drop. In preparation for their upcoming deployment, early next year, the 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, and the 130th Eng. Bde., worked in conjunction with the Navy and Air Force to execute an emergency deployment reaction exercise. The exercise demonstrated the battalion's ability to deploy a company-sized air detachment within 48 hours.

  • Soldiers Update: Soldiers return home

    Nov 29, 2012

    Soldiers stationed at Vicenza, Italy are welcomed home by spouses following a deployment.

  • Soldiers Update: Soldier deploying to Afghanistan hopes the meet his son already there

    Nov 28, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Rodriquez deploying to Afghanistan and hopes the meet his son already deployed there.

  • Army North bids farewell to deputy commander

    Nov 28, 2012

    Army North civilians and military members bid farewell to Maj. Gen. Walter Davis, deputy commanding general for operations, U.S. Army North, during a Nov. 27 tattoo ceremony in the historic Quadrangle.

  • Resilient Ascent: 8th STB senior NCOs learn resiliency atop the Koolaus

    Nov 28, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Following big Army's push to make Soldiers more resilient, senior noncommissioned officers with the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, came together for a combination hike and master resiliency classes on the Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail, Oct. 12. The NCOs followed the 1.66-mile hike up to the nearly 2,000-foot Koolau summit, stopping at various points along the way, to learn some of the master resiliency lessons outlined by the Army and the University of Pennsylvania.

  • 101st Airborne Division Headquarters and 4th Brigade to deploy to Afghanistan

    Nov 30, 2012

    Maj. Gen. James C. McConville's remarks upon the Department of Defense announcement that the Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), both from Fort Campbell, Ky. will deploy to Afghanistan in 2013.

  • 593rd Scores for charity

    Nov 28, 2012

    Soldiers took their love of football and the spirit of giving to the field during a special tournament on Joint Base Lewis-McChord-North, Nov 21.

  • Military families meet with first lady at White House

    Dec 7, 2012

    The children of military families sat patiently in the front row of seats set up in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 28, to listen to remarks by Michelle Obama.

  • Anniston contracting office recognized

    Nov 28, 2012

    The Anniston Army Depot was selected as this year's Employer of the Year in the Large Business category by the Greater Calhoun County Area Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.

  • Security assistance workers buy into training program

    Dec 5, 2012

    Having a trained and ready work force is a priority for the Army Materiel Command and its subordinate U.S. Army Security Assistance Command. As AMC's lead for security assistance, USASAC is also responsible for ensuring its trained and ready work force includes its Security Assistance Enterprise members who support security assistance programs and Foreign Military Sales.

  • Bravo Company weathers Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 28, 2012

    Soldiers keep communication lines open as everything shuts down for storm

  • Work is payback for opportunities given

    Nov 28, 2012

    For Labinot Shabani, growing up in southeastern Europe in the late 1990s meant a childhood filled with pleasant and horrific memories.

  • Sophomore JROTC Cadet rises above adversity

    Dec 6, 2012

    Cadet Shaitayana Tomlin, a sophomore from Kenmore High School in Akron, Ohio, balances dual responsibilities as a high school student and JROTC sergeant major although she's had a prosthetic leg since birth.

  • Corps using noise-making device to discourage vultures at Bull Shoals Dam

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office is using a propane-powered, noise-making cannon to disperse the hundreds of vultures that have recently invaded the area around Bull Shoals Dam.

  • Soldiers help advance technology to guard against toxins in workplace

    Dec 2, 2012

    The air hung heavy with a cornucopia of odors in the 563rd Aviation Support Battalion maintenance bay at Fort Campbell, Ky., Nov. 27-29. Soldiers with 563rd ASB, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, participated in the naphthalene sensor validation study, conducted by U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The purpose of the study was to test the ability of the newly-developed, wearable dosimeter to measure levels efficiently and accurately of naphthalene, a component found in jet fuels and other petroleum products, as well as cigarettes, moth balls and toilet deodorant blocks. "This particular study is to validate this new instrument, to test whether that instrument is actually measuring what it's supposed to," said Dr. Susan Proctor, a research epidemiologist with the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. "Right now we're just testing to see if it works."

  • 'Bayonet Spouse' learns challenges of Soldier life

    Nov 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Working together, the squad-sized element fought through adversity and moved its equipment across treacherous obstacles. The squad then moved on to firing semiautomatic and automatic rifles and machine guns, and showed grit by performing an Army physical fitness test, or APFT.

  • Ironhorse command serves Soldiers, families

    Nov 28, 2012

    Photo Release

  • 402nd AFSB in Kuwait outlines logistics mission to visiting generals

    Nov 28, 2012

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, recently played host to senior Army logisticians.

  • Master of the Bayonet FTX sharpens skills

    Nov 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted a Master of the Bayonet dismounted field training exercise at the East Range, here, Sept. 17-26. Master of the Bayonet serves as a validation exercise with a select number of Level 1 Warrior Tasks and critical job-specific tasks essential to the individual Soldier's daily and wartime duties. Soldiers demonstrated physical and mental toughness throughout various lanes, and they were evaluated to establish a basis for future squad and platoon evaluations. The exercise prepares them for a National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, Calif., in April 2013.

  • GarryOwen commemorates Battle of Ia Drang Valley

    Nov 28, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers of the 1st Squadron "GarryOwen," 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, commemorated the 47th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Battle of the Ia Drang Valley, here, Nov. 16.

  • Army researchers seek secure quantum communications

    Apr 3, 2013

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are pioneering data teleportation -- for the real world.

  • ACC-Warren earns Army secretary recognition

    Nov 28, 2012

    The fiscal year 2013-2015 Stryker Life Cycle Requirements Contract Team received the 2012 Secretary of the Army Award for Excellence in Contracting.

  • OIF DFAC serves Thanksgiving lunch

    Nov 28, 2012

    Photo Release

  • Columbus senior signs for softball

    Nov 28, 2012

    Syerra Askew showed a knack for softball when she was 5 years old. Her father, Jonathan Askew, said he first noticed it as he looked out the window of his Family's apartment complex in East Columbus and watched her throw a tennis ball against the brick wall of an outside staircase.

  • 6-9 Cav Soldiers serve Thanksgiving to students

    Nov 28, 2012

    KILLEEN, Texas -- Soldiers from the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division served lunch to Ellison High School Students in a community outreach event, Nov. 21, here.

  • ISAF improves Afghanistan's judicial system

    Nov 29, 2012

    Coalition forces are working with Afghan forensic evidence collection teams to ensure criminal evidence stands up in court.

  • Outload Execution to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

    Nov 28, 2012

    On 4 Nov., the 82nd Sustainment Brigade, under the command of Col. Christopher Sharpsten, received notification from XVIII Airborne Corps that it was to provide sustainment mission command for a logistics task force in support of the Hurricane Sandy NORTHCOM Response Force. On Nov. 5, the Brigade deployed an 83 person team to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

  • Warriors winless in second year

    Nov 28, 2012

    The Faith Middle School Warriors lost 34-0 Tuesday to the Fort Middle School Patriots at Doughboy Stadium, bringing the team's record to 0-6 for the season and 0-12 since it began competing in the Muscogee County School District.

  • Tour of Homes gives look into post history

    Nov 28, 2012

  • Soldiers filing S.C. tax returns may be ID theft victims

    Nov 29, 2012

    Officials believe that a large number of Soldiers and their families who filed state taxes in South Carolina may be victims of identity theft.

  • Hire a Veteran Audio News Release

    Nov 29, 2012

    This audio news release discusses the Army's "Hire A Veteran" education campaign designed to discredit myths that prevent the employment of disabled Veterans.

  • Currahees on the gridiron for the first annual Turkey Bowl

    Nov 28, 2012

    Non-commissioned officers and officers from 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, restarted a storied Army tradition with a clash on the gridiron in the first annual Turkey Bowl, Nov. 21, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • DOD praises Army's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts and urges authorization bill passage

    Nov 29, 2012

    The Defense Department continues its assistance with Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little said.

  • Volunteers deliver on tough home challenge

    Nov 28, 2012

    Woman, whose home was wait-listed for three years, has wish granted. After living in a hotel for more than two weeks, 77-year-old Dora Henderson, the widow of Navy veteran Clifford Henderson who died in 1989, returned to her home Saturday in Phenix City, Ala. Her newly renovated home was in thanks to the efforts of Soldiers, volunteers, House of Heroes and the Sergeants Major Association.

  • TBI linked to range of vision problems

    Feb 25, 2013

    Traumatic brain injuries can result in many visual problems such as binocular vision dysfunction, light sensitivity, and visual field defects. Although progress has been made in recent years, the pathophysiology of these injuries is not well understood and continues to affect soldiers in their activities of daily living.

  • Team Stryker receives 2012 Secretary of the Army Excellence in Contracting Award

    Nov 28, 2012

    Earlier this month, the Stryker Life Cycle Requirements Contracting Team received the 2012 Secretary of the Army Excellence in Contracting Team Award for outstanding Systems, Research and Development, and Logistics Support (Sustainment) Contracting.

  • Ochoa recognized with Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award

    Nov 29, 2012

    Dr. Ozden Ochoa, ARL's associate director for science and technology, was recently recognized with the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from ASTM International Committee D-30. As part of receiving this award, Ochoa recently delivered the keynote lecture during the 27th Annual Technical Conference of American Society for Composites held in Arlington, Texas.

  • Corps spruces up Josh Park Memorial Trail for users

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office, is in the midst of a project aimed to enhance a popular trail and improve the health of a dense pine forest.

  • Generations of Tomb Guards reunite

    Nov 29, 2012

    Sentinels from across the nation returned to the Tomb last weekend to share in the honor, values and traditions of what it means to guard the Unknowns.

  • Grateful citizens for grateful veterans

    Nov 28, 2012

    READING, Pa. -- More than 1900 car washes in four different countries participated in an effort to offer free car washes to veterans worldwide during Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2012.

  • AMC welcomes Logistics directorates

    Nov 28, 2012

    Years of planning went into a structural change this fall that brought the Army's Directorates of Logistics under the Army Materiel Command. The change, which went into effect Oct. 1, affects 73 directorates: 49 in the U.S. and 24 abroad. "Our mission is to provide installation-level logistics services to all organizations on Fort Benning as well as about 112 counties of area support across western Georgia, eastern Alabama and the panhandle of Florida," said Dave Shepherd, Fort Benning director of logistics.

  • Afghan Security Forces close out Kalak Hode

    Nov 29, 2012

    A major Afghan National Security Forces operation to clear insurgents from the southern Afghanistan province of Uruzgan during Nov. 4 to 20, once again demonstrated ANSF's ability to operate independently.

  • Unity of Effort shura a first for Uruzgan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Tarin Kot, the capital of Uruzgan province, played host to a major national and regional development shura (conference) Oct. 20, 2012. The conference, dubbed the "Unity of Effort" shura was the first of its kind in southern Afghanistan.

  • Back in the saddle again

    Nov 28, 2012

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- In Sept.1777, Prussian Maj. Gen. Friedrich Von Steuben, or more commonly, Baron von Steuben, arrived in Portsmouth, N.H.

  • Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 28, 2012

    In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, Buffalo District EEO Officer Judith Phillips sponsored a "lunch-and-learn."

  • Holiday toy drive to hit full speed at JBM-HH sporting events

    Nov 28, 2012

    Holiday toy collections for needy military children will get a major supply boost thanks to three Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation events.

  • IMCOM commander completes weeklong visit to Korea, Japan

    Nov 29, 2012

    The completion of an aerial tour of the Sagami General Depot, Hardy Barracks and the Sagamihara Family Housing Area in Japan on Nov. 24 brought to an end a trip to the U.S. Army Garrisons in Korea and Japan for the Commander, Installation Management Command, Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter.

  • Are you on drugs?

    Nov 28, 2012

    Are you taking Lortab? Wellbutrin? Topamax? Xanax? Demerol? Benadryl? Aspirin? Do you know how they interact with other drugs? Are they addictive? Should you operate a vehicle or go to the range? Can you drink a beer while taking any of them? People expect prescribed medicines to make them feel better, said Lt. Col. Stacey Causey, chief of the Department of Pharmacy at Martin Army Community Hospital. But are they compliant -- are they taking the medicine as it was prescribed?

  • 'Hire a Veteran' campaign seeks to debunk myths

    Feb 25, 2013

    Educational program addresses ways to ease employers' concerns about hiring veterans

  • CG highlights MCoE priorities

    Nov 28, 2012

    The way training is conducted on Fort Benning is continuously changing -- changes that are a result of feedback directly from the field, said Maj. Gen. H. R. McMaster, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence. "There's a saying that war is the great auditor of all military organizations," McMaster said. "We've learned so much after 11 years of combat, and we're also making a grounded projection into the future, trying to anticipate the demands of future war, future armed conflict, and to make sure our Soldiers, our leaders and our units are prepared for those challenges."

  • Corps joins dignitaries from DLA at headquarters groundbreaking

    Dec 3, 2012

    Col. Kent Savre, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, joined other dignitaries for the Nov. 28 groundbreaking ceremony for the new $95 million Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) headquarters here.

  • Erie Canal, belt-driven presses, and now, the gantry-yard crane ... all gone

    Nov 28, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The old adage "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around, will it make a sound," may be a good metaphor for the recent removal of the largest crane assembly on the Arsenal. Towering some 53' high and 140' long, the gantry-yard crane has met its quiet demise just as other technological marvels of their time, such as the Erie Canal and belt-driven presses. But did anyone notice?

  • Army Congressional Fellowship Program visit Fort McNair

    Nov 28, 2012

    Participants of the 2013 Army Congressional Fellowship Program (ACFP) received a familiarization briefing by Egon F. Hawrylak, deputy commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington about the command's vast roles and responsibilities within the NCR at Fort McNair, Nov. 26.

  • Workshop helps students and parents plan for college

    Nov 29, 2012

    For aspiring students, the prospect of college seems to be a never-ending list of questions ranging from entrance requirements to financing to extracurricular activities. In an effort to answer some of those questions, Hohenfels Middle-High School, Child, Youth and School Services, and Army Community Service teamed up to present a College Planning Workshop here, recently.

  • Getting smart about antibiotics

    Nov 28, 2012

    Doctors warn against using antibiotics for the wrong illnesses.

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