Archive: Nov 2012

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  • Fort McCoy mitigation work helps create new habitat for Karner blue butterflies

    Nov 26, 2012

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- A range mitigation project at Fort McCoy means Soldiers can train on a new, upgraded range, while an endangered species of butterfly still has sufficient habitat. Tim Wilder, installation Endangered Species biologist, said the mitigation project to create an alternate habitat for the Karner blue butterfly became necessary with the building of a 1,000 meter known-distance firing range. Karner blue butterflies, which are about the size of a quarter, are a federally endangered species found at Fort McCoy.

  • Military Working Dogs protect Hunter Army Airfield

    Nov 26, 2012

    When Sgt. Daniel Franklin, an explosives detector dog handler, and his dog, Nikyta, stopped the shiny black car at Hunter's Rio Gate for a random explosive check last October, he never guessed those inside would be the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Gregory and Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield Command Sergeant Major Louis Felicioni. But then again, that's the nature of the unannounced checks, to stop a cross-section of the civilian and military population that goes in and out of Hunter Army Airfield.

  • Army experiments with barcoded spore technology

    Dec 5, 2012

    New technology expands testing opportunities across research communities and could improve emergency response to biological attacks. Henry S. Gibbons, Ph.D., along with more than 30 ECBC employees, are the authors of two articles on the methodology and process of the genetic barcoded spore technology that will be published in the December issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology. The academic journal is peer-reviewed and published by the American Society for Microbiology located in Washington, D.C.

  • Westphal, Austin visit Warrior Recovery Center

    Nov 26, 2012

    Westphal and Austin Visit

  • 2012 NSSC Angel Tree Program announced

    Nov 26, 2012

    Each year generous members of our community come forward to support those in our family who need financial assistance through the Angel Tree Program. Coordinated by Army Community Service staff, the program is designed to support Soldier and Civilian families, as well as unaccompanied/single Soldiers stationed at Natick.

  • NOVA features Natick food technologist's 'secret life'

    Nov 27, 2012

    As he described his work and personal life, Tom Yang asked, "So, am I a nerd?" You decide.

  • From drill sergeant hat to USACE hard hat, Apuya demands high standards

    Nov 26, 2012

    His drill sergeant hat may have been traded in for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hard hat, but retired Army drill sergeant Benny Apuya still demands high standards be met by everyone he oversees. Only this time, it's on a construction site instead of at basic combat training. "Every time I'm out at the construction site, I am mindful of exactly what we're doing and who we are doing it for. It's got to be done right, and I'm going to uphold the rigorous standards," Apuya said of the mission to build high-quality military installations for Afghan National Security Forces.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Band Marches On

    Nov 26, 2012

    The Japan Self-Defense Forces' annual marching band festival was held at the famed Nippon Budokan concert hall in Tokyo November 16 and 17. The event drew a total audience of over 40,000 during its six 2-hour performances over a two-day period. This year marked the 48th time the festival has taken place since its inception in 1963.

  • Fitness competition brings FOB together

    Nov 26, 2012

    Twenty competitors and twice as many spectators congregated for the Forward Operating Base Lightning Warrior Competition, Nov. 2, 2012, in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan, to take part in or observe a six-stage fitness contest.

  • 2ID units named best in Pacific

    Nov 29, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, announced the winners of the USARPAC Army Award for Maintenance Excellence program Nov. 15. The 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade placed in three out of the six categories with the 602nd Aviation Support Battalion winning in the Large MTOE Category. The United Nations Command Security Battalion -- Joint Security Area, administratively a unit of the 210th Fires Brigade, won in the Small TDA Category. And Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion placed runner up in the Supply Excellence Award for Medium MTOE PBO.

  • Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter visits Camp Zama

    Nov 26, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 26, 2012) -- Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter, the commanding general of U.S. Army Installation Management Command visited Sagamihara Family Housing Area, the Camp Zama Youth Center and a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force construction site during his tour of U.S. Army Garrison Japan installations Nov. 24.

  • 49th MDB kicks off winter resiliency training

    Nov 28, 2012

    Long winters, short days, isolated locations spurs leaders to train

  • Westphal, Austin visit wounded warriors at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

    Mar 12, 2013

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal and Army Vice Chief of Staff General Lloyd J. Austin III visited wounded warriors, Nov. 23, 2012, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany.

  • Soldiers, NFL players team up against brain injuries

    Jan 2, 2013

    Soldiers from 7th Infantry Division and former National Football League players shared their experiences with traumatic brain injuries during a round-table discussion, Nov. 20, 2012, at Virginia Mason Athletic Center, the Seattle Seahawks' practice facility.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl selects 2013 U.S. Army Player of the Year nominees

    Nov 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has nominated 16 high school seniors for the 2013 U.S. Army Player of the Year Award, considered high school football's highest honor.

  • Sharing cultures: Native American speaker shares positive message of self-worth

    Nov 26, 2012

    Students and administrators got in on the action at the Native American Heritage Month observance at the Wiesbaden Middle School, in Germany, Nov. 13, 2012.

  • Local community leaders observe field artillery demonstrations

    Nov 26, 2012

    Battery A, 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment, conducted a field training exercise that began Nov. 13, 2012, and finished with a community live-fire demonstration, Nov. 15.

  • IMCOM leaders help Bears & Texans honor vets, discuss TBI

    Nov 26, 2012

    Leadership from the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, including Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice, participated in the Chicago Bears' annual tribute to military veterans during their Sunday Night Football game against the Houston Texans on Veterans Day at Soldier Field.

  • Westphal, Austin survey battlefield, present awards, thank troops for service

    Mar 12, 2013

    The Army's second highest ranking civilian and military leaders met with American and NATO leadership at regional commands, hospitals, forward operating bases, and support units throughout eastern and southern Afghanistan, and thanked service members, civilians, and contractors for their hard work and sacrifice during a three-day visit, Nov. 20-23, 2012.

  • Soldier Recognized by Japanese military

    Nov 25, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa, Japan-- Maj. Henson Deltang, director of emergency services, United States Army Garrison Torii Station, received a letter of appreciation and plaque from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Nov. 16th at the Havana club on Torii Station.

  • Soldiers in Japan pause for spiritual resiliency

    Nov 25, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa, Japan-- Nearly 100 Soldiers, Airmen, civilians and family members participated in a prayer breakfast hosted by the 10th Regional Support Group Chaplain's office on Nov. 16th at the Havana Club on Torii Station.

  • A Strike Thanksgiving

    Nov 25, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), celebrate a Thanksgiving meal while at Fort Campbell, Ky, Nov. 20.

  • Army Corps employs barges to move storm-damage debris out of NYC

    Nov 26, 2012

    Since its barging operations began Nov. 10, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved an estimated 26,000 tons of debris out of New York City coastal neighborhoods devastated by last month's Hurricane Sandy and up the Hudson River.

  • Rakkasans celebrate Thanksgiving

    Nov 24, 2012

  • Service to country, ministry guides Soldier

    Nov 26, 2012

    Some people search their entire life for signs telling them what to do. For Erika Espeseth, it was a billboard for military chaplaincy that pointed her in the direction she had been searching for. She finally knew what she wanted in life: a life of ministry and service.

  • Local Lifeguard completes Ironman

    Nov 24, 2012

  • Wings of Destiny Thanksgiving 2012

    Nov 24, 2012

    Thanksgiving in Afghanistan looks like any other day during a deployment. You certainly are not spending the day with all of your family and friends. While the DFAC does a good job, it's not exactly like your Mom's home cooking. What makes this day special during a deployment is the way Soldiers come together to celebrate and give thanks.

  • Improvements Under Construction at Arsenal Island

    Dec 3, 2012

    On Rock Island Arsenal, construction is replacing and improving sidewalks, gutters and street curbs in the vicinity of North Avenue, buildings 350, 360, 390 and 391.

  • Healthy eating starts at Fort Sill Commisary

    Nov 23, 2012

  • Home for Thanksgiving

    Nov 23, 2012

    ARSSTs 11 and 21 return home for the holidays

  • Local students get hands-on exposure to 'hair-raising' science

    Nov 23, 2012

    What better way to spark a lesson on basic electronics than to feel the hair-raising effects of electricity by placing your hands on a static-electricity-producing Van De Graaff Generator?

  • Undersecretary lauds Redstone's synergy

    Nov 23, 2012

    Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal is optimistic that sequestration will be averted.

  • Living history portrayals, key note speech highlight Native American observance

    Nov 30, -0001

    Living history portrayals of some of the most famous Native Americans in history and a key note speech by the highest ranking Native American soldier in the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Sgt. Lester Day, highlighted Regional Command-South's National Native American Heritage Month Observance here on Nov. 22.

  • Strategic AUSA panel

    Nov 23, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Del Turner participates in AUSA panel discussion.

  • KAW conducts WOC training with 25th CAB

    Nov 23, 2012

    Soldiers of the Kandahar Air Wing recently conducted Wing Operation Cell training with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21.

  • Soldiers, spouses run for Wounded Warrior Project

    Nov 23, 2012

    In the early morning darkness 140 Comanche Troop Soldiers, from the 1st Squadron 91st Cavalry Regiment currently stationed at command outpost Baraki Barack in Afghanistan, ran more than 1200 miles helping raise over $70,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project on Nov. 8 as a part of the Running of the Herd event.

  • Army Corps helps clear damaged trees in Queens following Sandy

    Nov 23, 2012

    At 6:30 a.m., on Thanksgiving Day, dozens of local and out-of-state tree-clearing crews began to trickle in with their bucket trucks and wood chippers to a parking lot near Alley Pond Park. The work is part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' overall emergency debris removal mission.

  • Thanksgiving in Regional Command-South features special guests, holiday standards

    Nov 30, -0001

    Special holiday guests- including the under secretary of the Army, the vice chief of staff of the Army, and the International Security Forces commander - and a busy day of events and activities combined to create a memorable Thanksgiving for thousands of Regional Command-South troops in southern Afghanistan on Nov. 22.

  • Westphal, Austin visit, thank troops in southern Afghanistan Thanksgiving Day

    Mar 12, 2013

    Instead of spending the holidays with loved ones and enjoying time off, holidays for those serving in Afghanistan mean business as usual. The mission to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan doesn't take a holiday, and neither does the enemy.

  • Thanksgiving in Regional Command-South features special guests, holiday standards

    Nov 30, -0001

    Leadership of the 3rd Infantry Division serve service members Thanksgiving dinner in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012.

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Richard Torres, senior enlisted leader with the 3rd Infantry Division's signal company, talks with a soldier while serving Thanksgiving dinner in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012. Torres is from New York, N.Y. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Arthur Floyd, a senior enlisted leader with the 3rd Infantry Division's Headquarters Battalion, talks with soldiers while serving Thanksgiving dinner at the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012. Floyd is from Willingboro, N.J. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    Leaders with the 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) serve Thanksgiving dinner to soldiers in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22. 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Brian Keyes, provost marshal of the 3rd Infantry Division, serves Sgt. Brian McKay, preventive medicine specialist with the 794th Medical Detachment, his Thanksgiving dinner in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012. Keyes is from San Antonio, Texas. McKay hails from Millville, Mass. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Melina Juan, commander of the Hawaii Army National Guard's 117th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, works the dessert line during Thanksgiving dinner in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012. Juan is from Mililani, Hawaii. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner at Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 30, -0001

    Command Sgt. Maj. Hermenegildo Devarie, senior enlisted leader with the 117th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, waits while 1st Sgt. Richard Torres (right), of the 3rd Infantry Division's signal company, puts the final touches on his Thanksgiving Day meal in the Niagara dining facility at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012. Devarie's hometown is Bensalem, Pa. Torres is from New York, N.Y. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Brendan Mackie)

  • Long Knife carves Thanksgiving turkey

    Nov 22, 2012

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 22, 2012) -- The annual celebration of Thanksgiving has been an official U.S. holiday since 1863, but the tradition goes back to 1621 when the Pilgrims joined with Native Americans in a three-day feast to celebrate their first harvest in the New World.

  • Thanksgiving in Regional Command-South features special guests, holiday standards

    Nov 22, 2012

    Special holiday guests-- including the under secretary of the Army, the vice chief of staff of the Army, and the International Security Forces commander -- and a busy day of events and activities combined to create a memorable Thanksgiving for thousands of Regional Command-South troops in southern Afghanistan on Nov. 22.

  • 3rd Infantry Division turns 95 in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    From left, Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) commanding general, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Raymond Noble, Spc. James Jaeger, and Command Sgt. Maj. Edd Watson, 3rd Infantry Division and Regional Command (South) command sergeant major, prepare to cut the division's birthday cake during the 95th birthday celebration at Marne Garden (Forward) on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21, 2012. The 3rd Infantry Division is currently deployed to Afghanistan as the command element for Regional Command (South).

  • 3rd Infantry Division turns 95 in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Color guard members of the 3rd Infantry Division appear following the 3rd Infantry Division's 95th birthday celebration at Marne Garden (Forward) on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21, 2012. The 3rd Infantry Division is currently deployed to Afghanistan as the command element for Regional Command (South).

  • 3rd Infantry Division turns 95 in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Color guard members of the 3rd Infantry Division appear during the 3rd Infantry Division's 95th birthday celebration at Marne Garden (Forward) on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21, 2012. The 3rd Infantry Division is currently deployed to Afghanistan as the command element for Regional Command (South).

  • Third Infantry Division turns 95 in Afghanistan

    Nov 22, 2012

    A gathering of coalition forces look on during the Third Infantry Division's 95th birthday celebration at Marne Garden (Forward) on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21, 2012. The Third Infantry Division is currently deployed to Afghanistan as the command element for Regional Command (South).

  • Drive on: 45th Sustainment Brigade gets big mileage out of behavioral health initiatives

    Nov 23, 2012

    One of the largest sustainment brigades in Afghanistan is getting a lot of mileage out of simple behavioral health initiatives implemented for its motor transport operators.

  • Nathan Hale Hall Ready for Renovation

    Nov 27, 2012

    More than six years after a six-alarm fire burned through the roof at Nathan Hale Hall, the Directorate of Public Works has begun the process of repairing the vacant building that had served as the headquarters for the 902nd Military Intelligence Group.

  • Fort Meade observes Native American Heritage Month

    Nov 27, 2012

    Dr. David Hatch, National Security Agency Historian, was the guest speaker at fort Meade's 2012 Native American Heritage Month Observance.

  • Asymmetric Warfare Group offers 10-day Adaptive Leader Program

    Nov 27, 2012

    The Asymmetric Warfare Adaptive Leader Program is a 10-day program hosted by the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group. The ultimate goal is to provide Soldiers with a set of core competencies that are essential to being fully prepared to operate in complex and ambiguous environments.

  • Fort Meade's "Got Talent" wins 16 awards

    Nov 27, 2012

    Fort George G. Meade's annual talent show won first place in the 2012 Army Festival of the Arts and Recreation Program competition.

  • Hard work and dedication drive Pōhakuloa Training Area Employee of the Quarter

    Nov 21, 2012

    POHAKULOA, Hawaii--Maintenance worker T. J. Sprintz was recently named the U.S. Army Garrison Pōhakuloa Employee of the Quarter for his hard work and dedication to mission accomplishment.

  • Alpha 307th tackles Afghanistan Signal Mission

    Dec 12, 2012

    HELEMANO MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii-- Friends and family members of Soldiers from the 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion's Alpha Company gathered Nov 16 to bid farewell to the Soldiers at a deployment ceremony here. The ceremony officially announced the Signal company's deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and was officiated by 516th Signal Brigade Commander Col. Scott D. Baer, and 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Scott A. Bird.

  • Tuesday's town hall to address issues

    Nov 21, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Garrison's last Facebook Town Hall for 2012 is scheduled 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, at www.facebook.com/usaghawaii.com.

  • Hawaii government, military leaders target joint sustainability issues

    Nov 21, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Col. Daniel Whitney, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, along with other installation leaders from military bases around Oahu, put pen to paper and signed a Memorandum of Understanding pledging closer collaboration between the City and County of Honolulu, here, Nov. 15.

  • Red Lions move with grace

    Nov 30, -0001

    Behind every good combat unit in the U.S. Army is a support unit that provides everything they need to function and fight. For 17th Fires Brigade, it's the 308th Brigade Support Battalion. It furnishes battalions within the brigade with everything from hot meals to medical doctors.

  • Soldiers, NFL players team up against traumatic brain injuries

    Nov 26, 2012

  • Mailing deadlines

    Nov 21, 2012

    Deadlines for mailing overseas have been established.

  • Army launches "Hire a Veteran" campaign to debunk myths

    Nov 21, 2012

    With more than 80,000 disabled Veterans expected to enter the workforce over the next five years, the U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command launched a national education campaign to address employers concerns that currently impede the hiring of wounded, injured, and ill Veterans.

  • 403rd AFSB's battalion participates in exercise Keen Sword 2013

    Nov 23, 2012

    Members of the Army Field Support Battalion-North East Asia's Yokohama North Dock have supported Keen Sword 2013 by conducting an issue of two Landing Craft Utility 2000 vessels.

  • 49th Missile Defense Battalion kicks off winter resiliency training

    Nov 26, 2012

    The 49th Missile Defense Battalion kicked off the beginning of their resiliency training with a two-day spiritual luncheon at the Community Activity Center on Fort Greely Alaska Nov 15 -16.

  • Local community recognize Fort Bragg veterans during parade

    Nov 21, 2012

    More than 5,000 spectators lined both sides of Hay Street in downtown Fayetteville to see marching bands, floats, military vehicles and troops in formation, Nov. 10, at the 2012 Veterans Day Parade.

  • Local job fair provides hiring opportunities for Fort Bragg Soldiers

    Nov 21, 2012

    A "Hiring Our Heroes" job fair took place Nov. 16 at the Crown Center. This event was open to military veterans, active duty, Guard and Reserve servicemembers, as well as eligible military spouses.

  • Extended drought hinders waterfowl hunt

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Natural Resources wants to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving. As usual Thanksgiving not only brings thoughts of turkey and dressing, but also fall colors and time spent in the field hunting. Time spent with family trying to outwit some quail, deer, turkey, squirrel or even some of the various species of waterfowl

  • Fort Campbell's Strikesgiving

    Nov 28, 2012

    To achieve the perfect Thanksgiving dinner, specific ingredients are required. Fort Campbell's 2nd Brigade Combat Team "Strike" of the 101st Airborne Division, Air Assault show us their receipe for success.

  • Healthy eating starts at Sill commissary

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill Commissary customers seeking healthy foods for holiday meals can find a variety of products to create any meal. Jeannie Marshall, a certified fitness nutrition specialist and professional body builder, will share some shopping suggestions she uses to maintain her family's active and healthy lifestyle.

  • Healthy foods great for commissary business

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Good nutrition isn't just a benefit to commissary customers, it can also be good for business.

  • Fort Bragg dinning facilities prepare for BIG Thanksgiving

    Nov 21, 2012

    About 15 dining facilities on Fort Bragg are preparing for a similar occasion as they get ready to serve their big Thanksgiving meals to begin this year's holiday season.

  • USAREC 1SG OF THE YEAR 2012 -- 1SG Jonathan D. Jackson

    Nov 27, 2012

    USAREC First Sergeant of the Year 2012, 1SG Jonathan Jackson, Gainesville Company, Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion

  • 77th Army Band changes commanders

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The 77th U.S. Army Band is marching to the beat of a different commander as of Nov. 15, but Warrant Officer Matthew David ensures the "Pride of Fort Sill" will maintain its fast paced tempo.

  • Big & Rich perform at Fort Bragg

    Nov 21, 2012

    Multi-platinum-selling American country duo Big & Rich performed live at the Main Post Parade Field on Fort Bragg Nov. 17.

  • 214th inducts new noncommissioned officers

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Six outstanding noncommissioned officers of the 168th Brigade Support Battalion, took the time to pay tribute to an old Army tradition by participating in the battalion's first NCO induction ceremony Nov. 15 at Summerall Hall here.

  • 16th Combat Aviation Brigade completes aerial gunnery

    Nov 23, 2012

    The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade upped it's readiness posture with its first aerial gunnery at Yakima Training Center, Wash., from Oct. 7 to Nov. 8, 2012.

  • 2-2 SBCT remembers life of Soldier who led by example

    Nov 21, 2012

    Family, friends and service members gathered at the North Fort Chapel Nov. 14, to remember the life of 24-year old Spc. Brittany B. Gordon, a St. Petersburg, Fla., native, who was killed Oct. 13, in Kandahar province, when her unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device.

  • Army Vice Chief visits Europe's premier training center

    Mar 12, 2013

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III visited with Soldiers, civilians and family members at U.S. Army Europe's Joint Multinational Training Command, in Grafenwoehr Germany, Nov. 19, 2012.

  • First thanksgiving illustrates power of spiritual resilience

    Nov 21, 2012

    At the First Army Division East prayer breakfast, held here Nov. 20, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Harry Huey used the pilgrims and the first thanksgiving to illustrate the power of spiritual resilience. "The Pilgrims are a vivid picture of spiritual resiliency in the face of long-term adversity. Their story is a critical aspect of the founding of America," Huey said.

  • Retired Army Major Shares Experiences During Native American Observance Ceremony

    Nov 21, 2012

    In 1990 President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating November as National American Indian Heritage Month, an observance which celebrates the heritage and contributions of the first Americans to the history and culture of the United States. As a way of remembrance, Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducted a Native American Heritage Observance ceremony at the Haszard Auditorium Nov. 7

  • Third Infantry Division turns 95 in Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    The Third Infantry Division celebrated its 95th birthday at its forward Marne Garden located at the Regional Command (South) headquarters, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 21, 2012.

  • Army wins Warrior Care Month sitting volleyball tournament

    Nov 23, 2012

    The Army team took the top slot, beating out the Veterans Affairs team in the final round of the Department of Defense Warrior Care Month sitting volleyball competition, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Pentagon Athletic Center.

  • III Corps, Fort Hood Culinary Arts Team hosts Thanksgiving Show

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The III Corps and Fort Hood Culinary Arts Team hosted a Thanksgiving Show at the Fort Hood Culinary Arts Center Nov. 15.

  • Directorates collaborate, brings DUI to the forefront

    Nov 21, 2012

    November is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, and the Directorate of Emergency Services, Army Substance Abuse Program, Child Youth and School Services, and the Consolidated Public Affairs Office teamed up Nov. 8 to shoot a public service announcement which highlights some of the costs associated with drinking under the influence and the zero tolerance policy.

  • Family input improves Army life

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Sixty-one delegates, dozens of subject matter experts and countless volunteers spent three intensive days identifying, researching and prioritizing issues at the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) conference Nov. 13-15.

  • Fair educates Wounded Warriors for future

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- As part of the observance of Wounded Warrior Care Month in November, the Fort Sill Education Services Division hosted an education fair Nov. 8 at Truman Center to provide information for Warrior Transition Unit Soldiers.

  • Army chief of operations visits TRADOC

    Nov 28, 2012

    Lt. Gen. John Campbell, U.S. Army deputy chief of staff G-3/5/7, traveled to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command headquarters on Fort Eustis, Va., Nov. 15 to meet with command leadership and get a firsthand look at the hands-on training TRADOC students receive.

  • 145th knocks Squared Away out of playoffs

    Nov 21, 2012

    A Company, 1st Battalion, 145th Aviation Regiment took down the 1st Battalion, 11th Aviation Regiment's Squared Away as they met on the football field in a close game at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility Nov. 15.

  • Bazaar offers holiday fun for a good cause

    Nov 21, 2012

    The time for holiday decorations and presents approaches and the Fort Rucker Community Spouses' Club offers a good opportunity for people to get ready for the upcoming gift-giving season.

  • Post celebrates Native American culture

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The granddaughter of a Comanche warrior and of a medicine woman, who herself was an Army warrior in the first Gulf War, was the guest speaker at Fort Sill's Native American Heritage Month luncheon.

  • Fort Rucker outdoor event brings Families, community together

    Nov 21, 2012

    Cozying up next to a fire and having some hot cocoa on a cold November night is how about 150 Soldiers and Family members spent part of their Friday night during the Camping Under the Stars event at Lake Tholocco's West Beach.

  • DPW, Picerne offer winter home tips

    Nov 21, 2012

    With the ups and downs of the winter weather experienced in the southeast, it can sometimes be hard to know what to do to keep homes warm, but Picerne Military Housing and Directorate of Public Work officials offer tips on how to efficiently heat homes and keep them safe during the cold months.

  • CG holiday message to Fort Rucker community

    Nov 21, 2012

    Happy Holidays! From my Family to you and yours, we wish you a very merry holiday season and a prosperous New Year.

  • Vouchers aid Soldiers with Thanksgiving costs

    Nov 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The holidays can be a stressful time for families, both military and civilian. Often they have have to balance the cost of a holiday meal and gifts. Families at Fort Sill received a little help this holiday season in the form of food vouchers.

  • Post participates in America Recycles Day

    Nov 21, 2012

    As electronic systems age and people upgrade, the importance of properly disposing of old electronics is stepping into the limelight of recycling, and Fort Rucker participated in a national campaign, America Recycles Day, Nov. 15 to reduce electronic waste.

  • FRG open house highlights Fort Rucker Family services

    Nov 21, 2012

    Family readiness is considered a lifestyle for Soldiers and their Families, and Picerne Military Housing along with a few other organizations on Fort Rucker put together a Family Readiness Group open house Nov. 15 to help Families be proactive, and educate them on some of the opportunities that are available on Fort Rucker and in the community.

  • Checkpoints promote safe driving

    Nov 21, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Provost Marshal's Office and the Directorate of Public Safety will conduct several compliance checkpoints throughout the next few weeks to promote safe driving.

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