Archive: Nov 2012

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  • PEO Ammunition wins prestigious Defense Department award

    Nov 20, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ -- The Department of Defense has recognized the Program Executive Office (PEO) Ammunition at Picatinny Arsenal for developing a strategy to meet surging demands for ammunition while also delivering significant savings to the government.

  • 2 Soldiers pay price for transgressions

    Nov 20, 2012

    Military judges issue sentences to two local Soldiers in Bamberg.

  • Leaders wish community Happy Thanksgiving

    Nov 20, 2012

    IMCOM's commander, command sergeant major encourage everyone to look after each other this holiday season.

  • Elementary students celebrate St. Martin's Day

    Nov 20, 2012

    Third-graders at Vilseck Elementary School create colorful lanterns in honor of a famous Good Samaritan.

  • Former Soldier now helps others make the transition

    Nov 20, 2012

    A few months ago, Morris Russell was an active duty Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe. A deployment to South America and three to Iraq had taken their toll and he was going through the process of being medically retired from the Army. Today, Russell is using that experience to help other transitioning Soldiers prepare for life as civilians by helping them get ready for the job market. At the same time, his work is therapy for him as well.

  • Retiree Appreciation Day recognizes those who served

    Nov 20, 2012

    Yongsan hosted an annual Retiree Appreciation Day in order to honor those who once served for their country and to provide them with beneficial information to better their lifestyles here, Nov. 17.

  • Commiskey's Community Activity Center offers fresh opportunities

    Nov 20, 2012

    Commiskey's has opened back up to the Yongsan community as a Commiskey's Community Activity Center (CCAC), providing quality events and activities for Servicemembers, Families and Civilians. The ribbon cutting ceremony and the "Soft Opening" were held here, Nov. 19.

  • Natick Soldiers, employees help soup kitchen

    Nov 21, 2012

    A Soldier's boots tend to get a bit more wear than those of the average person. This is especially true for Spc. Rebecca Fant of Natick Soldier Systems Center, who gave up an extra pair of her boots to a woman without shoes during a weekly trip to a local soup kitchen.

  • Team Bliss inspires creativity in giving

    Nov 20, 2012

    Units from across Team Bliss expressed their creativity and generosity Monday by participating in the annual Team Bliss Thanksgiving food basket drive, held at the newly opened Fort Bliss Trading Post.

  • Tripler hosts second annual diabetes health fair, aims to educate patients, family members

    Nov 20, 2012

    HONOLULU - More than 100 active duty and retired service members and their families braved the rainy weather and attended a diabetes health and wellness fair at Tripler Army Medical Center, Nov. 17, here.

  • Okinawa Communications Means One Team

    Nov 25, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa, Japan-- Master Sgt. James Young, signal non-commissioned officer in charge, 10th Regional Support Group, stands in front of U.S. service members from various units on Okinawa. All eyes in the room are locked onto him and it's a moment where he decides to break the ice and thank local Airmen for participating in today's training.

  • Army Launches "Hire a Veteran" Campaign to Debunk Myths

    Nov 19, 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 (WTC) launched a national education campaign to address employers concerns that currently impede the hiring of wounded, injured, and ill Veterans. During a press conference at the National Press Club on November 19, 2012, WTC launched "Hire a Veteran" to debunk the myths around Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, reasonable accommodations, and transferability of military skills.

  • Soldiers conduct reflexive fire marksmanship, raise readiness

    Nov 19, 2012

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan conducted reflexive fire marksmanship training at Training Support Activity-Korea, Nov. 15. The 20 Soldiers partaking in the training were tasked with firing their M16s while in motion. The training allowed Soldiers of HHC, USAG Yongsan to raise overall readiness and combat effectiveness.

  • Tripler medic receives combatives' honor, sets sights on promoting MACP

    Nov 19, 2012

    HONOLULU -- "The adrenaline rush you feel is intense. I felt my heart beating in my stomach; like I was going to puke and then all at once I was enraged. I told my opponent that I was not going to fight for 10 minutes, either he was going to tap or I was," said Sgt. Dominique Ramos.

  • Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Military Police Brigade, award ceremony

    Nov 30, -0001

    Almost 100 soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Military Police Brigade, received their awards for their actions during deployment, Nov. 16, at Sheridan Fitness Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The company deployed February 2012 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and returned home, Nov. 6. During their deployment they were responsible for operating the detention facility in Parwan province, Afghanistan.

  • NIE 13.1 inserts OPFOR, Soldiers react using NETT Warrior

    Nov 20, 2012

    Soldiers using NETT Warrior during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 met with mock opposition forces during a combat training engagement.

  • 85th SC helps honor veterans during Chicago Bears Veterans Day game

    Nov 19, 2012

    CHICAGO -- The Army Reserve's 85th Support Command, headquartered in Arlington Heights, Ill., supported the Army Public Affairs midwest office in the annual Chicago Bears Veterans Day game highlighting the many service members of the Chicago-land community.

  • Ironhorse Soldiers participate in Cowboys Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 19, 2012

    Photo Release

  • Muleskinners honor life of fallen comrade

    Nov 19, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Commander of the 115th "Muleskinner" Brigade Support Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Lt. Col. J. Bradley Swift chose to describe their fallen comrade with a biblical passage during a memorial ceremony, Nov. 14, here.

  • Fort Hood Soldier Sings National Anthem at NFL Game

    Nov 19, 2012

    Photo Release

  • USACE Galveston District awards $1.38 million contract for dredging placement area construction

    Nov 19, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 19, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,382,700 to New Orleans-based Bailey-CKY, a small disadvantaged veteran-owned small business, to perform construction of dewatering ditches at the San Jacinto Placement Area relating to the Galveston harbor and channel in Galveston County, Texas.

  • Sustainers host JSC-A Thanksgiving Prayer Luncheon

    Nov 19, 2012

  • Kansas City Chiefs show appreciation for military with game, events on field

    Nov 20, 2012

    Soldiers from Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 50 in all, shared the unique opportunity of re-enlisting on the playing field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., before the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs military appreciation game, Nov. 18, 2012.

  • 'Dark Horse' Soldiers tutor, mentor students

    Nov 19, 2012

    KILLEEN, Texas -- With peer pressure and competitiveness streaming through high school, the need to succeed could be a larger challenge to many teens struggling to pass.

  • Service Fours visit Kandahar Airfield

    Nov 19, 2012

  • Europe Regional Medical Command officer named Army Social Worker of Year

    Nov 20, 2012

    She helped first responders overcome the trauma of the Fort Hood, Texas, shootings, provided mental health treatment for Iraqi detainees, and helped Croatia improve their treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, all with just over five years in the Army.

  • Soldiers take part in battalion-wide PT challenge

    Nov 19, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Participating in a physical fitness challenge could be tough, but conducting three consecutive rounds for a challenge could be worse.

  • Contest winners celebrate Families who call them 'BRO Heroes'

    Nov 19, 2012

    With more than 600 "likes" and dozens of notes of support and thanks, Lt. Allan Hartung and Lt. Treone Frink were named the winners of the 1st Infantry Division's inaugural BRO Hero Facebook Contest Oct. 29.

  • Soliders Update - U.S. and Japan sniper competition

    Nov 19, 2012

    Army trains with Japanese in sniper competition.

  • 101st names division's "Top Gun"

    Nov 19, 2012

    "Strike" Brigade battery earns top distinction

  • Soldiers Update - Austere Challenge 12

    Nov 19, 2012

    Austere Challenge 12 wraps up in Israel. It was the largest air defense training exercise between the two countries to date.

  • Soldiers Update - Afghan Ambassador on security

    Nov 19, 2012

    Afghan Ambassador talks about security and its role in advancing Afghan life.

  • Soldiers Update - Command sergeant majors' developmental program

    Nov 19, 2012

    Command Sergeant Majors gain valuable information at Command Sergeant Major Developmental program in Fort Leavenworth.

  • Civil Air Patrol holds 71st Fall Anniversary Banquet

    Nov 30, -0001

    As the smell of roasted turkey, fresh cooked carrots and garlic potatoes filled the air, approximately 200 members of the Washington Wing Civil Air Patrol, filled the seats of the seasonally decorated ballroom at the Collocated Club here, Nov. 10, in celebration of their 71st Fall Anniversary banquet.

  • MEDEVAC HH-60's arrive in Afghanistan

    Nov 19, 2012

    The MEDEVAC helocopters for C Company, 2-149 General Avaition Support Battalion are carefully downloaded from a C5 Galaxy. C Company, 2-149 General Aviation Support Battalion, from the Texas National Guard will work with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade in Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers Update - Decisive training at Fort Irwin

    Nov 19, 2012

    The National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., will begin to focus on Decisive Action Training Force on Force as operations in Afghanistan draw down.

  • Soldiers Update - Breezy Point - Hurricane Sandy

    Nov 19, 2012

    The Army Reserve provides assistance to the residents of Breezy Point, New York in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Fort Campbell Soldier KIA honored at Ohio school

    Nov 26, 2012

    FAIRBORN, OHIO (Nov. 14, 2012)--A crowd of approximately 200 2nd and 3rd grade students from Fairborn Primary School bundled up and gathered around their flagpole in the frigid morning air Nov. 14 to witness a ceremony that honored one of the school's former students, U.S. Army Spc. Jesse Snow who was killed in action in Afghanistan Nov. 2010.

  • Planting a seed for STEM

    Nov 19, 2012

    Corps hosts science, technology, engineering and mathematics event for local high school.

  • Paving the way to Natick's future

    Nov 20, 2012

    When it comes to the future of the Natick Soldier Systems Center, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Town of Natick may be about to provide a better road to success.

  • Thanksgiving motorcycle ride enforces safety, comraderie

    Nov 19, 2012

    A Thanksgiving motorcycle ride designed to build esprit de corps and focus on safety gathered more than 220 Soldiers and motorcyclists at historic Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Nov. 15.

  • November-December Recruiter Journal Now Online

    Nov 19, 2012

    In this issue: Forging America's Strength: FY13 Priorities, Army Reserve Recruiting TTPs, Market Share Explained - Part 1, Safeguarding PII, USAREC Makes Skilled Linguist Mission for 1st Time, Indiana Recruiters Implement Shipper Ceremony, Nashville NCOs Run Boot Camp for Teachers, Raleigh NCOs compete in Fitness Challenge, and more.

  • Army under secretary visits SMDC

    Nov 19, 2012

    Westphal spends morning at SMDC during recent visit to Redstone Arsenal

  • Exercise Vigilant Pacific 2012

    Nov 19, 2012

    Recently there have been multiple styles of foreign uniforms seen on Fort Shafter. Representatives from Australia, New Zealand, and Canada, as well as Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific and the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, executed Exercise Vigilant Pacific Nov. 1 -- 8 operating out of Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Army under secretary lauds Redstone's synergy

    Nov 20, 2012

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

  • Thanksgiving prep underway from Kandahar to Korea

    Nov 20, 2012

    Soldiers at remote outposts in Afghanistan, and those around the globe from Korea to Germany to installations across the United States are preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving in traditional ways.

  • Fort Campbell Soldiers march to beat of their own drum

    Nov 19, 2012

    NASHVILLE, TN (Nov. 4, 2012)--The crowd rose to their feet, and their cheers were heard echoing throughout the LP Field stadium as nearly 100 Soldiers from Fort Campbell marched out from the visiting team's tunnel Nov. 4. The Soldiers, most from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), were at the stadium to participate in the opening and halftime ceremonies, which honored men and women from all branches of service as part of the National Football League's Salute to Service campaign.

  • AMC highlighted at local NDIA conference

    Nov 19, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Tennessee Valley Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association hosted a conference Nov. 14-15, which offered a venue for Army Materiel Command to showcase its small business opportunities to more than 300 businesses in 31 different states.

  • Westphal visits SHAPE in Belgium

    Nov 19, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visits the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, or SHAPE, to gain situational awareness of NATO priorities and contributions to International Security Forces-Afghanistan, known as ISAF-A, Nov. 19, 2012. Twenty-eight countries in the NATO alliance are currently contributing to the ISAF mission in Afghanistan. During his visit, Westphal also met with key leaders, toured the SHAPE International school, and met with Army War College Fellows. Westphal's visit to the headquarters is a prelude to his annual Thanksgiving visit with Soldiers in Afghanistan with Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III.

  • CSM's Corner: 2012 Thanksgiving message to the 80th Training Command Soldiers and families

    Nov 19, 2012

    Soldiers and families of the 80th Training Command On behalf of the command team and our families, I'd like to thank you for your efforts and your support. We are going through transformation initiatives, mission alignments and focusing on our FGR2 data while running a full-time mission set. My hat is off to you for your commitment and doing all that is possible to keep the plane in the air. While we are turning the corner on FGR2 data, it seems appropriate at this stage of the approaching holiday season to remember that behind every number, percentage, or radio button, there is a Soldier directly impacted. I ask that we focus these next couple of months on our Soldiers and their families in terms of the following: career tracking and counseling, evaluations, APRT, height and weight, Medical and overall key readiness indicators. Let's not turn our focus away from our most precious commodity, people.

  • Privately owned weapons: Focus on the CAN, not the can't

    Nov 19, 2012

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- On Jan. 7, 2011, Public Law 111-383, also known as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 or NDAA, was enacted.

  • Force structure actions: Information for correspondents

    Nov 19, 2012

    The Army announced Nov. 15, 2012, the reorganization of the Army Contracting Command - National Capital Region, effective February 16, 2013. The force structure action results in the realignment of six military and 260 civilian authorizations from Alexandria, Virginia, to several other Army Contracting Command subordinate organizations.

  • ECBC engineers collaborate to create cost-effective training options

    Nov 19, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Teachers use it to teach. Football players study their plays on it. And now Soldiers can use it for one-stop training refreshers and an easy-to-carry installation manual. In addition to being cost-effective, 21st-century advancements in technology, coupled with a desire to equip the Warfighter with a single-source for every need, makes the use of iPad applications increasingly necessary.

  • Army awards new expanded defense communications contract

    Nov 20, 2012

    The Army has awarded a new, expanded defense contract, which will enable the acquisition of hardware, software, services and data in support of the Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications-Tactical mission over a five-year ordering period.

  • Partnership for Patients (PfP) Campaign

    Nov 19, 2012

    PARTNERSHIP FOR PATIENTS: BETTER CARE, LOWER COSTS

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers to generate power for Hurricane Sandy victims

    Nov 20, 2012

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has stated that his top priority is to restore power to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, and luckily, the 249th Engineer Battalion, from Fort Bragg, N.C., is helping to do just that.

  • Runners brave weather for European championships

    Nov 19, 2012

    The unexpected early snowfall in Baumholder and the white rolling hills made the already challenging cross country course a bit more exciting for all participants in the Department of Defense Dependent Schools European Cross Country Championships Oct. 27.

  • From seaside cities to landlocked Afghanistan Giles assures quality and safety of new construction

    Nov 19, 2012

    It could be said that Jeff Giles was born of the sea. The 58-year-old former U.S. Navy Seabee who served in such exotic seaside cities as Kenitra, Morocco and Sigonella, Italy, has built a 35-year career closely connected to the water. Yet now, and for the next 10 months, Giles will be supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction mission in landlocked southern Afghanistan. Despite the lack of waterways, Giles, whose favorite place to be is on his boat fishing the Gulf Coast said, "It's a privilege to serve, and I'm honored that I was selected for deployment."

  • Corps employees team up to teach a lesson in networking

    Nov 19, 2012

    Special emphasis programs are sometimes celebrated with food tastings, exhibits and presentations. This year, however, Laura Ortiz, Hispanic Program Manager for Buffalo District, and Judy Phillips, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, decided to try something different and do something off of the reservation to honor Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Canadian nurse visits Smith Elementary School, talks music

    Nov 19, 2012

    An air evacuation nurse with the Canadian forces deployed to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center as part of the casualty support team recently visited children at Smith Elementary School on Smith Barracks but instead of focusing on her job Capt. Denise Olson talked to the children about bagpipes.

  • K-9 Drug/Vehicle Search

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 101st Pathfinders, with the 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade work with Military Working Dogs and their handlers to train for combat. The Task Force Destiny Pathfinders are the only organic infantry unit in a combat aviation brigade. Also available in high definition Soundbites from Spc Kenneth Odergard, Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Pathfinders, Fort Campbell, KY MA3 Trevor Houseknecht, Navy, Master Arms K-9 Handler Capt. Christopher Tanner, Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Pathfinders, Fort Campbell, KY

  • Baumholder workforce compiles 1,735 years of service

    Nov 19, 2012

    Baumholder's civilian workforce takes its job serious. A total of 1,735 years of service was recently accumulated by 50 U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder civilian employees.

  • Students celebrate 500th anniversary of Sistine Chapel

    Nov 19, 2012

    Five hundred years ago this month, Michelangelo's masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was unveiled to the world for the first time. To honor the anniversary, Hohenfels Middle-High School art students have rendered their own versions of many of the classic figures and created their own masterpiece on display now in the school's Great Hall.

  • Good locks, neighbors can deter burglars

    Nov 19, 2012

    Experts recommend several tips for keeping homes and property secure this winter season.

  • USACE builds road in Helmand province, cuts travel time in half

    Nov 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a road in Helmand province, from Nawa to Lashkar Gah, in Southern Afghanistan, that already has cut travel time in half.

  • Public Health Command ensures food safety

    Nov 19, 2012

    With Thanksgiving coming up, officials emphasize the importance of proper food handling.

  • Educators voice concerns at teacher town hall

    Nov 19, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr commander meets with DoDEA educators to discuss community issues and concerns.

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington takes over senior NCO duties at the 800th LSB

    Nov 19, 2012

    The 800th Logistics Support Brigade said farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Nickolette Yungandreas and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Darlington as the brigade's top noncommissioned officer during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony in Mustang, Okla., Nov. 17, 2012 Col. Laura Wisch, the brigade commander, administered the ceremony, and Command Sgt. Maj. James Wills, senior enlisted leader of the 80th Training Command (TASS) was the distinguished guest.

  • Red Cloud Soldiers help guards at range

    Nov 18, 2012

    NORTH STAR RANGE, South Korea -- The men and women who guard the gates of Area I installations gained added confidence in the use of their 9 mm pistols thanks to a two-day firing event held for them by Soldiers based at Camp Red Cloud earlier this fall.

  • USAG Red Cloud, Shinheung University pledge mutual aid on local environmental matters

    Nov 18, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- The Army in Warrior Country formed a partnership with a local university this week so both can help protect Korea's natural environment.

  • Safer traffic leads to safer Warrior Country

    Nov 18, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Area I officials are using the recent laying of a new crosswalk pattern in downtown Camp Casey as a chance to remind Warrior Country pedestrians and motorists that traffic safety rules are an important part of community life and need to be adhered to.

  • Nashville comes to Soldiers

    Nov 18, 2012

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Nov. 15, 2012) -- On a sunny afternoon Soldiers gathered for a brief escape from their surroundings. As they crowded together, acoustic guitars rang throughout the facility. Equipped with a smile, their eyes sparkled: Music, laughter and ease were in the air. Country music's brightest song writers left the comforts of Nashville, Tenn., to travel around the world for this enjoyable delivery. On its second day, the Nashville to You Tour came to forward operating base Gardez and Camp Clark, playing country music's top hits for Soldiers, Nov. 15, 2012. The tour featured five of Nashville's top songwriters; Hillary Lindsay, Keni Thomas, Carlton Ray Scott, Thomas Verges and Billy Montana.

  • Romanian colonel doubles as commander, country's top marketer

    Nov 18, 2012

    When Mircea Gologan retires from the military, it's easy to envision the colonel beginning his second career as a Romanian tourism official. That's due to the fact that Gologan, 44, the highest ranking Romanian Soldier in Afghanistan, is passionate about informing his coalition partners about his country. He has developed a presentation on the southeast European country that has been seen by more than 200 coalition force leaders, including 3rd Infantry Division chief of staff Col. Leopoldo Quintas and more than 20 other division staff members on Nov. 14.

  • Hawaii Guard Soldiers ready to assist, advise Afghan forces

    Nov 18, 2012

    Don't be too surprised if the shaka sign becomes the standard friendly greeting gesture between coalition forces and Afghan National Security Forces in southern Afghanistan in the upcoming year. The gesture, long associated with the Hawaiian Islands and surfing culture, promises to be widely displayed throughout the region in upcoming months when about 190 Soldiers from the Hawaii Army Guard's 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team assimilate with Afghan security force personnel.

  • Attitude gives Helicopter Landing Zone team what it needs

    Nov 19, 2012

    The Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), show off their combat efficiency with sling load operations in Khowst Province, Afghanistan.

  • Children honor Lancer soldier during a Veterans Day school assembly

    Nov 30, -0001

    Saint Patrick Catholic School students from Tacoma, Wash., came together to honor U.S. service members and their families during "Freedom Week" by holding a Veterans Day school assembly Nov. 9.

  • A quilt to span the years of war

    Nov 17, 2012

    Military traditions are often time-honored events that represent a part of military history. One civilian started a subtler tradition nearly two years ago when he mailed a hand-stitched quilt made by members of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4884 from the small town of Spiro, Okla., to Afghanistan.

  • Building from the ground up

    Nov 16, 2012

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A small area in Birmingham received a big push from a group of U.S. Army Reservists during an innovative readiness training exercise; which was not only to sharpen their skills but also to make one woman's dream of owning her own home finally come true.

  • Rakkasan veterans stay connected, reach out to new generation

    Nov 16, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Whether they are currently serving in Afghanistan or have served in historical conflicts such as World War II, Korea or Vietnam, the "Rakkasans" of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) have been recognized for many outstanding achievements.

  • Teams visit posts to teach unit training management skills and knowledge

    Nov 16, 2012

    Mobile Training Teams will visit nine posts across the Army to teach training managers and trainers how to plan, prepare, execute and assess unit training.

  • Corps wraps up public workshops on lockage policy

    Nov 16, 2012

    On Nov. 15, the Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, wrapped up its Arkansas public workshops regarding proposed changes to lockage policies on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.

  • 62nd Med. Brigade soldiers take time to find their chi

    Nov 30, -0001

    The mood was set with calming music and dimmed lightning as everyone walked into the chapel. They each carefully unrolled their mats along the chapel floor and waited patiently for the instructor to lead them into their yoga poses.

  • Home at last: A Soldier's remains return to American soil

    Apr 2, 2013

    In the late morning of Nov. 6, 2012, a commercial jet touched down at Syracuse International Airport, marking the ending of one Korean War Soldier's saga that began with his enlistment into the Army in 1948, and ended with closure for his family.

  • Americans Honor and Recognize Veterans during the NFL Chicago Bears Veterans Day Game

    Nov 16, 2012

    Chicago remembered its Nation's Veterans this past Sunday, November 11, as the National Football League's (NFL) Chicago Bears hosted its annual Veterans Day game at Soldier Field, this year playing the Houston Texans. The military participation, coordinated by the Army Public Affairs Mid-West office, included members of the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and Pentagon representatives.

  • Once a soldier, a soldier for life

    Nov 19, 2012

    The U.S. Army, which I have proudly served in for more than 30 years, has a saying: "Once a Soldier, a Soldier for Life." This concept is shared across all our military services. Those who have served, whether a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine, will always be part of that great community of men and women who have put on a uniform and served this Nation.

  • Marksmanship academy shows Army's adaptability

    Nov 19, 2012

    The Eagle Marksmanship Academy at Fort Campbell, Ky., is a train-the-trainer program the Sabalauski Air Assault School offers to teach leaders how to coach and mentor Soldiers on marksmanship.

  • SATMO TAFT tailors UH-60M training to "Swedish Way"

    Nov 16, 2012

    Providing the "Total Package" through Foreign Military Sales is not just about providing equipment or materiel, it's about providing international partners a capability that supports U.S. Combatant Commands.

  • 402nd FA hosts German/U.S. marksmanship badge training

    Nov 16, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- The German Air Force's (Luftwaffe) German Air Defense Center has been a member of Team Bliss for more than 40 years, and the relationship continues to be enhanced and grown in joint efforts. Over the past three years, Team Bliss has trained and qualified more than 400 U.S. Soldiers with German Proficiency Badges and more than 200 German Airmen from both Fort Bliss and Holloman Air Force Base with U.S. Army Marksmanship Badges.

  • Under Secretary of the Army talks tough issues with AMC personnel

    Nov 19, 2012

    "We could never be the Army that we are -- not today, not yesterday -- without the civilian workforce that we have," began Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal at a town hall meeting with Army Materiel Command employees, Nov. 14, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Caisson Soldier completes 1,000th ride

    Nov 16, 2012

    Spc. Kevin Morthorst, infantryman, Caisson Platoon, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), completed his 1,000th Caisson ride, Nov. 9, in Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

  • All-Army men third in Armed Forces Basketball Championships

    Nov 22, 2012

    The All-Army team overcame a lot of adversity, but finished third in the 2012 Armed Forces Men's Basketball Championships Nov. 5-11, 2012, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

  • U.S. Army Installation Management Command leaders share Thanksgiving message

    Nov 16, 2012

    Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time of year when our thoughts naturally turn to home and family, reflecting on the past year and our good fortune. We also honor and appreciate military families this month, and it seems only fitting to focus on what family means and the quality of time and attention we give them.

  • Advance Planning Briefing for Industry 4-6 December 2012

    Nov 16, 2012

    Aberdeen Proving Ground is proud to announce its first installation-wide Advance Planning Briefing for Industry 4-6 December 2012.

  • Odierno Travels to Colombian Military Academy

    Nov 19, 2012

  • Hickman takes reins of JRTC, Fort Polk

    Nov 16, 2012

    Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman is the new commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk following a change of command ceremony Nov. 15 on Fort Polk's Headquarters Field.

  • 402nd FA invites Families, 'fur kids' to PRT

    Nov 16, 2012

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, trek up McKelligon Canyon Road near Fort Bliss, Texas, at "o-dark-thirty" for their physical readiness training Nov. 2. The Soldiers invited Family members, including "fur kids," to join them on the last of their early-morning PRT sessions. The unit will conduct afternoon PRT until spring. (Photos by Staff Sgt. Patricia Deal, 402nd Field Artillery Brigade, Division West, Public Affairs)

  • Middle School Youngsters Learn geographic technology

    Nov 16, 2012

    U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville provides workshop

  • Army releases October suicide statistics

    Nov 19, 2012

    In October, there were 20 potential suicides of active-duty Soldiers, bringing the total so far this year to 166.

  • RAM Warn brings current equipment into the future

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Air Defense Artillery Management, Brigade Aviation Element, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, assessed the Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Warning system here during Network Integration Evaluation 13.1.

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