Archive: Dec 2012

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  • The U.S. Army All-American Marching Band -- Day One

    Jan 3, 2013

    Members of the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band arrived in San Antonio, Dec. 31, and were issued instruments from the Soldiers of the U.S. Army Field Band.

  • Disabled veterans prove to be more than just able employees

    Jan 2, 2013

    An operations and intelligence noncommissioned officer, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Barkalow, was part of a mounted patrol in Eastern Afghanistan in February 2003 when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device.

  • IMCOM strives to better prepare Soldiers, families

    Jan 2, 2013

    In response to the president's and U.S. Army's emphasis on a career-ready military, U.S. Army Installation Management Command is highlighting job fairs, expanding its transition services and keenly focusing on identifying employment opportunities within the command, as well as business and industry.

  • USACE Galveston District park ranger earns National Water Safety Congress award

    Jan 2, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Kristine Brown, a natural resources specialist and park ranger, earned the 2013 National Water Safety Congress Award of Merit for her outstanding contributions to water safety during 2012.

  • Soldiers in Afghanistan continue mission as 2013 arrives

    Jan 2, 2013

    As Americans ring in the new year, Soldiers, Afghan security forces and their coalition partners are engaged in combat, training and humanitarian operations.

  • N.Y. Guard continues to provide post-Hurricane Sandy help

    Jan 30, 2013

    Hurricane Sandy is two months over, but as 2013 opens the New York Army National Guard is still engaged in providing assistance to New Yorkers in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island who were affected by the storm.

  • One lane of Highway 25 Across Greers Ferry Dam to temporarily close in January

    Nov 30, -0001

    One lane of Highway 25 across Greers Ferry Dam will close temporarily beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 and ending at 5 p.m. Jan. 18, 2013.

  • USAAA - 2012's Best Places to Work

    Jan 21, 2013

    USAAA ranked among the best places to work in the federal government for the past three consecutive years.

  • Corps of Engineers team takes care of its own during Hurricane Sandy recovery

    May 30, 2013

    Nearly nine weeks after Hurricane Sandy slammed the greater New York City area, and caused billions of dollars in damage, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees continue supporting the city and state as they recover from the Oct. 29, 2012, disaster.

  • Future looks bright for Redstone Test Center

    Dec 31, 2012

    The Redstone Test Center celebrated a successful 2012 with new capabilities, facilities, and a committed work force. In 2012, the center improved its test capabilities by adding more than $13 million in new and modified facilities. These include a new Climatic Multi-Chamber Test Facility, an aviation parts storage facility, an aircraft parking area, a reconstruction of the Tactical Test Facility, entry control point facility, a transient test facility and an aircraft towpath just to name a few.

  • 401st AFSB completes M1114 transfer to ANA

    Jan 11, 2013

    A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade came to an end Nov. 12 when AFSBattalion-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army under a Foreign Military Sales case.

  • New Year's Eve safety tips

    Dec 31, 2012

    New Year's Eve is a night to have fun and celebrate the coming year. However, safety is a must when participating in the festivities.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl week kicks off with Player Welcome Dinner

    Dec 31, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Henry L. Huntley, deputy commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, speaks at the Player Welcome Dinner in San Antonio, Texas.

  • C Company, Medevac

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Stephen Watt, attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade en route critical care nurse, a native of Alton, Ill., keeps watch over a patient picked up in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, during a medevac mission Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB PAO)

  • C Company, Medevac

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Stephen Watt, attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade en route critical care nurse, a native of Alton, Ill., keeps watch over a patient picked up in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, during a medevac mission Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB PAO)

  • C Company, Medevac

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Stephen Watt, attached to C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, en route critical care nurse, a native of Alton, Ill., keeps watch over a patient picked up in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, during a medevac mission Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB PAO)

  • C Company, Medevac

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Thomas Appelhanz, C Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade flight medic, checks to ensure IV fluid is flowing properly to a wounded Afghan National Army soldier during a patient transfer mission at Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Nov. 5, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

  • Ammunition

    Nov 30, -0001

    30 mm ammunition is loaded into the feed mechanism of an AH-64 Apache helicopter in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Ammuntion

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, loads 30 mm ammunition into an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Before you take off

    Nov 30, -0001

    1st Lt. Austen Hoopes, C Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, inspects the 30 mm cannon on an Apache helicopter in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Counseling

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Shannon Knorr, Headquarters and Headquartets Company 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, and 1st Sgt. Bryan Smethurst, first sergeant HHC 1-211 AR of the Utah National Guard, conduct an end-of-tour counseling session in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on Nov. 18.

  • Ah-64 Apache

    Nov 30, -0001

    An AH-64 Apache helicopter hovers in front of the sun and conducts movement drills as part of a maintenance test flight in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Safety

    Nov 30, -0001

    Lt. Col. Greg Hartvigsen, commander, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Deena Syddall shovel gravel next to the dining facility to ensure a level walkway in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Maintenance

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Lachelle Fitisemanu, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviaition Regiment, conducts maintenance on the feed chute for a 30 mm, nose-mounted cannon for an AH-64 Apache helicopter in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Ammunition

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, removes an empty clip that held 30 mm ammunition to ensure that loose objects are accounted for and removed from the flight line to prevent foreign object damage to an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19. U.S.

  • Armament of an Apache

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, checks the feeding of rounds to ensure reliable and expedient loading of 30 mm ammunition into an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Ammunition

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Casey Matheson, D Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah National Guard, bends the metal clip that holds 30 mm ammunition to ensure reliable and expedient loading into an AH-64 Apache helicopter before a maintenance test flight in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, Nov. 19.

  • Fueling

    Nov 30, -0001

    Fuelers with 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Troubleshooter fuel a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 30. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs.)

  • Window with a view

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow flies over the mountains in Parwan province Afghanistan, Dec. 3. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Skies above are blue

    Nov 30, -0001

    With the moon still high in the sky, two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow make an approach to Forward Operating Base Goode, Afghanistan, Dec. 3.

  • Deployment does not stop education

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Liza Happel, D Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, Task Force Ready air frame mechanic, a native of Allentown, Pa., reads over the days material prior to math class in a classroom on the TF Ready Footprint in Balkh province, Afghanistan Nov. 14. (U.S. photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Deployment does not stop education

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Jalisa Mitchell, B Company, 4th Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Ready avionics equipment repair, a native of Dallas, Texas takes notes during a class session covering probability and statistics in a classroom in the TF Ready footprint in Balkh province, Afghanistan Nov. 14. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan)

  • Deployment does not stop education

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Vineeth Amaram, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Ready production control database administrator, a native of Hyderabad, India, teaches a math class encompassing probability and statistics in a classroom in the TF Ready footprint in Balkh province, Afghanistan on Nov. 14. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Deployment does not stop education

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Amber Eddy, Headquarters and Headquarters company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, aviation operations specialist, a native of Brigham City, Utah, takes notes and attempts to solve a problem posed to the the students during a class covering probability and statistics in a Task Force Ready classroom in Balkh province, Afghanistan, Nov. 14. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Welders

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Joshua Finley, E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment allied trade specialist, a native of Cortez, Colo., uses a plasma torch to cut a section of plate steel to use in the construction of gate at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Welders

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment flip a steel frame into position onto a metal plate that will serve as a door in a gate on Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Rebuilding after attack

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Joseph Lowery, E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment machinist noncommissioned officer, drives a forklift to get a large piece of sheet steel to where it can be cut to size for the construction of a gate at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Welders

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Joshua Finley, E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment allied trade specialist, a native of Cortez, Colo., makes welds along the edge of a gate as daylight wanes at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 11. The gate being constructed to replace the one destroyed in an insurgent attack on the FOB on Dec. 2. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Welders

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Joshua Finley, allied trade specialist, a native of Cortez, Colo., and Sgt. Joseph Lowery, machinist noncommissioned officer, a native of Leitchfield, Ky., both with E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment pause during the construction of the replacement gate to take a photo Dec. 11. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Inbetween missions

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Kevin Buckhotz, flight engineer, Pvt. 1st Class Zachary Givens, Door Guner and Spc. Jacob Owings, CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew chief with B Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, pause for a moment before a slingload mission to take provisions to an outlying forward operating base at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, Dec. 8. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB Public Affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Richard Candelario, B Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion electronics technician carries packages out of the Task Force Destiny mail room for delivery to soldiers at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Christmas Eve. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Maj. Crystal Turner, operations sergeant major, and Lt. Col. Mark Weathers serve food at the Kolle dining facility's Christmas lunch at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the wings of destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    1st Sgt. Ronald Schlangen, first sergeant, Capt. Bimi Hoxha, commander, and Sgt. Bradley Rentz, repair and upkeep noncommissioned officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade take a moment to pose for a photo after running the 'Jingle Bell 5k' run at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Christmas morning. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade pose for a picture after the 'Jingle Bell 5k' run at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Christmas morning. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers from D Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow, pose with soldiers from E, 6-101 after the 'Jingle Bell 5k' run at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Christmas morning. The two soldiers from E, 6-101 ran the race in body armor. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. 1st Class Jesse Willett, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade air space command and control noncommissioned-officer-in-charge, dances in the hallway of the 101st CAB headquarters building on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan during a Christmas-themed flash mob on Christmas morning. Willett's daughter, Emily Jean, taught him the dance prior to his deployment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Spc. Dhayana Spinks, signal support systems specialist, and Pvt. 1st Class Boginskaya Battle, medical operations specialist, with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade pose for a picture after lunch at the Kolle dining facility on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. Patricia Lipke, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade air movement request officer-in-charge peers around a fellow soldier to see what is being served during the holiday meal at the Kolle dining facility on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Sgt. Troy Cunningham, property book office noncommissioned-officer-in-charge, and Staff Sgt. Nelch Princivil, mobility noncommissioned-officer-in-charge with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade get served during the holiday meal at the Kolle dining facility on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Warrant Officer 1 Roberto Bonilla, all source intelligence technician, Master Sgt. James Bushner, brigade human resources noncommissioned-officer-in-charge, and Master Sgt. Korey Carter, brigade automations noncommissioned-officer-in-charge Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade pose with one of the dining facility staff during a lull in the holiday meal at the Kolle dining facility on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Junior soldiers from different units enjoy a meal together at the Kolle dining facility on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Christmas day. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Members of the Armed Forces never leave. The table reserved for the prisoners of war and those missing in action is a reminder to us all that some gave all and all gave some. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Staff Sgt. Jason Coon, avionics maintenance supervisor dances while he and1st Sgt. Brad Smith, D Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, first sergeant conduct pre-combat inspections and checks prior to assuming guard duty at the helicopter flight line on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Christmas day. More senior members of the company took over day-to-day operations so that soldiers had time to enjoy Christmas and spend time with their Families. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Nov 30, -0001

    Capt. J.D. Sauer, commander, D Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Tim Evans, production control officer, D, 6-101 mark equipment in the production control office near the helicopter flight line on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Christmas day. More senior members of the company took over day-to-day operations so that Soldiers had time to enjoy Christmas and spend time with their Families. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wynns

    Nov 30, -0001

    Master Sgt. Lemuel Wynn, Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion operations non-commissioned officer in charge, walks with his wife, Sgt. 1st Class Audra Wynn, A Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion truckmaster, from the helicopter terminal to begin spending Christmas together at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Christmas Eve. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Christmas with the Wynns

    Nov 30, -0001

    Master Sgt. Lemuel Wynn, Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion operations non-commissioned officer in charge picks up his wife, Sgt. 1st Class Audra Wynn, A Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion truckmaster, from the helicopter terminal to spend Christmas together at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on Christmas Eve. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny Brigade plays in the snow

    Nov 30, -0001

    (From left) Sgt. 1st Class Nevin Norwood, platoon sergeant, Sgt. Keith Pinkard, Black Hawk crew chief, and Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Barnes, pilot, with A Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, pose with their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after ensuring mission readiness during a snow storm at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny Brigade plays in the snow

    Nov 30, -0001

    A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with A Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, gets run-up to ensure mission readiness during a snow storm on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny Brigade plays in the snow

    Nov 30, -0001

    Crew chiefs on the night shift with 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Shadow, pose with a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after pulling it into a hangar during a snowstorm at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny Brigade plays in the snow

    Nov 30, -0001

    Snow accumulates on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a snowstorm at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 27. 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Destiny Brigade plays in the snow

    Nov 30, -0001

    A recreation of a historic sign which hung at Camp Eagle during the Vietnam War stands on display above the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade headquarters building on Bagram AirFfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, 2012. Sgt. Brad Rentz, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, repair and upkeep non-commissioned-officer-in-charge, designed the replica sign. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Duncan Brennan, 101st CAB public affairs)

  • Combined Team Ready First reaches Afghanistan

    Nov 30, -0001

    In the weeks leading up to Christmas, hundreds of soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. By the end of January, 2013, more than 2,500 soldiers from the Combined Team Ready First will be on ground in Afghanistan.

  • CMRE Soldiers deployed with 401st AFSB recognized for achievements

    Dec 30, 2012

    Soldiers from the 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 27th Brigade Combat Team, a New York Army National Guard unit, deployed with the 401st Army Field Support Brigade across the battle space in Afghanistan were recognized for their work supporting equipment retrograde missions during several awards ceremonies recently.

  • U.S. to improve electric grid in Kandahar Province

    Dec 31, 2012

    Electricity is a scarce resource in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, but should become less so for Kandahar government district centers and businesses when four separate projects, designed to improve electricity distribution in key areas of the city, are completed by winter 2013.

  • Injured contractor receives medal

    Nov 30, -0001

    The last thing any service member or civilian sets out to do in a combat zone is receive battle related injuries. Unfortunately though, injuries do occur for service members and civilians alike. In lieu of the Purple Heart Medal, civilian contractor Jeffrey Creaser was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Dec. 28.

  • RFAST-C staff members receive Commander's Awards for Civilian Service

    Dec 29, 2012

    Commander's Awards for Civilian Service were presented to three RDECOM Field Assistance in Science and Technology Center personnel Dec. 25 in recognition of their work in RFAST-C's prototype integration facility located here.

  • 159th Combat Aviation Brigade closes out busy 2012

    Dec 28, 2012

    As 2012 comes to an end, the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade adds numerous events to its history.

  • Schwarzkopf, architect of Operation Desert Storm, dies at 78

    Dec 31, 2012

    Retired Army Gen. Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf -- nicknamed "Stormin' Norman" -- died Dec. 27, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., at the age of 78, due to complications from pneumonia. Schwarzkopf became well-known to Americans in 1991 as commander of U.S. Central Command and commander of coalition forces during Operation Desert Storm.

  • Christmas with the Wynns

    Dec 28, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - Sgt. 1st Class Audra Wynn, A Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade 101st Airborne Division truck master, and Master Sgt. Lemuel Wynn, Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion operations non-commissioned officer in charge, have been married for 16 years and have been through many deployments together.

  • Fourth annual Warrior Games announced

    Dec 31, 2012

    The 2013 Warrior Games are slated for May 11-17, Colorado Springs, Colo. More than 200 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans are expected to participate in 2013 games.

  • AER scholarships available for families of Soldiers

    Dec 31, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief scholarships for the academic year 2013-2014 will be available starting, Jan. 2, 2013, for spouses and children of Soldiers, retired Soldiers and reserve-component Soldiers on Title 10 orders. The application deadline is May 1, 2013.

  • One Partnership Ends, Another Begins

    Dec 28, 2012

    The Kandahar Air Wing senior leadership visited Task Force Wings on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 27, to say goodbye to familiar faces, and greet their new partners, Task Force Falcon, to discuss the way ahead.

  • A Sentinel family legacy

    Dec 31, 2012

    Pfc. Jacob Davenport, an infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), set out to become a Tomb Sentinel in the hopes of following the legacy of his great-uncle.

  • Statement on behalf of McHugh, Odierno on passing of Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf

    Dec 28, 2012

    Statement on behalf of Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, on the passing of retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf.

  • 'Rakkasan' chaplains bring Christmas hope in Afghanistan

    Dec 31, 2012

    This year the chaplains of 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), sought to bring the Christmas spirit to the Soldiers of Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan.

  • Sergeant Audie Murphy members visit Poland, deliver gifts

    Dec 31, 2012

    The two newly inducted Sergeant Audie Murphy Club members, who are assigned to Bavaria Medical Department Activity, traveled to Lwowek Slaski, Poland, to deliver presents to orphans.

  • Father, son spend time together on Christmas Day in Afghanistan

    Dec 31, 2012

    First Sgt. Stephen Givens and his son Pfc. Zachary Givens spent time together on Christmas Day in Afghanistan. Both father and son are currently deployed with the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • 2012: National Guard year-end review

    Dec 28, 2012

    As 2012 comes to a close, the National Guard was kept busy throughout the year with its fair share of natural disasters to contend with including battling raging wildfires, picking up the pieces after multiple tornadoes and evacuating citizens in the wake of two hurricanes.

  • Troops prepare to support presidential inauguration events

    Dec 28, 2012

    The Joint Task Force -- National Capital Region announced military participation for the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade following President-elect Barack Obama's second swearing-in ceremony and inaugural address, scheduled for Jan. 21, 2013.

  • Midwest Guard troops aid states in storm's path

    Dec 28, 2012

    As the Midwest's first big winter storm forced road closures and shuttered schools, National Guard Soldiers were mobilized to assist in Iowa and Wisconsin.

  • Retired NCO brings ice hockey to military kids

    Dec 28, 2012

    Shane Hudella, a retired Minnesota Army National Guard first sergeant and Operation Desert Storm veteran, runs the charitable foundation "Defending the Blue Line," which introduces the sport of ice hockey to the children of military members.

  • Kandahar Air Wing holds media event, displays expertise

    Dec 28, 2012

    The Kandahar Air Wing held a media event Dec. 24, 2012, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to demonstrate its military proficiency and connect with outlets in Kandahar, province.

  • Paget sets drawdown conditions with LOGCAP personnel in Afghanistan

    Jan 10, 2013

    Col. Mark A. Paget, commander, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, Bagram Airfield, provided a welcome brief and new marching orders Dec. 27 to the recently arrived Logistics Civil Augmentation Program support officers on their task and purpose to meet drawdown goals in Afghanistan.

  • Building Strong through education, faith, risk

    Dec 28, 2012

    In a village off the coast of the Caribbean Sea, surrounded by abundant areas to hunt, fish, hike and dream, 13 year-old Hector Vega decided there was only one place he wanted be: America. How then, did he end up in Afghanistan working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?

  • Music enriches ROK-US alliance

    Dec 28, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, Republic of Korea, hosted a Korean-American Friendship Concert led by the Republic of Korea Military Symphony to strengthen the ROK-U.S. alliance and friendship through the power of music here, Dec. 20, 2012.

  • Soldiers feasting on healthier food

    Dec 28, 2012

    Dining facilities across the Army are offering more nutritious food these days, with the aim of improving Soldier performance.

  • Army.mil content team creates CORE training package

    Aug 5, 2013

    The Army.mil web team created a CORE training package Dec. 27, 2012, in Arlington, Va., to train new CORE users on all aspects of creating and placing content on CORE-powered news and organization pages on Army.mil.

  • Faces of the Force: Newly minted engineer tracks environmental regs for JAMS

    Dec 27, 2012

    "Faces of the Force" is an online feature highlighting members of the Army Acquisition Workforce. Produced by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center Strategic Communication Division, and working closely with public affairs officers, Soldiers and Civilians currently serving in a variety of AL&T disciplines are featured every other week.

  • A Rakkasan Christmas

    Dec 27, 2012

  • Rakkasan Chaplains Bring Christmas Hope in Afghanistan

    Dec 27, 2012

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 25, 2012) -- Christmas is often a difficult time to be separated from loved ones during a combat deployment. This year the chaplains of 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), sought to bring the Christmas spirit to the Soldiers of Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan. "We usually expect to see an increase in family and relationship problems following the holidays," said Capt. Justine Majeres, the brigade psychologist. "The stress of being away from family is only compounded by our environment." This is an issue that the 3rd Brigade religious support teams were keenly aware of as they prepared for the holiday season.

  • Tri-signed letter: Army Safety 2012 - A Year in Review and the Year Ahead

    Dec 27, 2012

    Tri-signed letter: Army Safety 2012 - A Year in Review and the Year Ahead

  • 'Rakkasans' receive support for Christmas

    Dec 28, 2012

    During this holiday season, Soldiers with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will be spending the holidays deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Concerns voiced during Warriors in Transition Forum

    Dec 27, 2012

    Subject matter experts lend an ear to Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe Soldiers during forum.

  • Tri-signed letter: Army Safety 2012 - A Year in Review and the Year Ahead

    Dec 27, 2012

    Tri-signed letter: Army Safety 2012 - A Year in Review and the Year Ahead

  • 'Dump Your Plump' to shed holiday pounds

    Dec 28, 2012

    For the fifth year in a row, the Gaffney Fitness Center at Fort Meade, Md., is sponsoring "Dump Your Plump," an eight-week weight loss competition to help people attain their goal.

  • Casey: 'We are still a country at war'

    Dec 28, 2012

    Retired Gen. George W. Casey, the 36th chief of staff of the Army, was the guest speaker for the start of the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade's winter Family Readiness Group Leadership Training, Dec. 12, 2012, at Fort Meade, Md.

  • Deck the FOB with boughs of holly: A Long Knife Christmas

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    At Forward Operating Base Gamberi, units from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are bringing in Christmas cheer through decorations and song.

  • Kaiserslautern holiday assistance reaches new heights

    Dec 27, 2012

    More than 600 families in the Kaiserslautern Military Community in Germany will have a few extra gifts this holiday season thanks to local people's generosity.

  • Sergeant Morales Club plays Santa

    Dec 27, 2012

    VFW club donates toys to underprivileged kids in Germany

  • Standing tall

    Dec 27, 2012

    Local Sergeant Morales Club Soldiers volunteer to assist JROTC cadets.

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