Archive: Dec 2012

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  • McGraw takes second in ORS singing contest

    Dec 27, 2012

    NCO Academy Soldier sings his heart out during Operation Rising Star competition at Fort Sam Houston.

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    Dec 26, 2012

  • Fly fishing, tying helps wounded warriors heal, reflect

    Jan 4, 2013

    Through learning the art and craft of fly tying and fishing, Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., are able to find peace and Healing Waters in the eye of rehabilitation's storm.

  • Soldiers get their day during BOSS event

    Dec 26, 2012

    Soldier Appreciation Day was held Dec. 13 at the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Community Center. Sponsored by Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation on JBM-HH, the event attracted about 300 Soldiers.

  • Army's strategic vision plan unveiled

    Dec 27, 2012

    This month the latest U.S. Army Capstone Concept was released, which lays out how the will conduct future planning, organization and operations globally in support of the president's national security objectives.

  • Iowa Army Ammunition Plant professionals earn Lean Six Sigma belts

    Dec 26, 2012

  • Torkham Gate security forces protect Afghan people

    Dec 27, 2012

    Torkham Gate is one of Afghanistan's busiest gates along the country's border with Pakistan.

  • Chicago District "weathers" recent storm events

    Dec 26, 2012

    A look at Hurricane Sandy and drought impacts to district navigation infrastructure.

  • 'Renegade' motorcyclists ride to promote safety

    Dec 27, 2012

    Motorcycle enthusiasts from the 1st Battalion, 362nd Air Defense Artillery, Task Force Renegade, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, recently participated in the Fall Joint Armed Forces Motorcycle Safety Rally at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Texas Reserve engineers learn recovery operations

    Dec 26, 2012

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Division West's 5th Armored Brigade recently conducted vehicle recovery operations training here for Soldiers of the Army Reserve's 321st Engineer Company out of Conroe, Texas. The engineers are preparing for their deployment to Afghanistan. (Photos courtesy 3rd Engineer Battalion, 364th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West)

  • Chaplains spread holiday spirit across Afghanistan

    Dec 27, 2012

    For Soldiers serving on forward operating bases and combat outposts across Afghanistan, receiving packages from home during the holiday season can turn a good day into the best day of the deployment.

  • Holiday Message

    Dec 26, 2012

    Holiday message from the ECC commanding general and command sergeant major.

  • Torkham Gate security forces protect Afghanistan's people

    Dec 26, 2012

    Torkham Gate is one of Afghanistan's busiest gates along the country's border with Pakistan. Soldiers from 3rd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, were recently joined on a mission to the gate by the brigade's command sergeant major.

  • Yakima native serves for love of country

    Jan 6, 2013

    When it comes to joining the military, the decision can be easier for some than it is for others. For U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Dollar, a native to Yakima, Wash., the decision wasn't too hard at all.

  • Spreading the holiday spirit

    Jan 6, 2013

    -- For Soldiers serving on forward operating bases and combat outposts across Afghanistan, receiving packages from home during the holiday season can turn a good day into the best day of the deployment. With that thought in mind, Albuquerque, N.M., native Maj. Eric Meyners, brigade chaplain, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, began gathering boxes and packages from people and organizations across the United States in order to provide a little extra holiday spirit during the deployment.

  • New York Guard expects to provide honors at 10,200 funerals by end of 2012

    Dec 27, 2012

    The New York Army National Guard's Honor Guard will perform about 10,200 military funerals by the time 2012 ends at midnight, Dec. 31.

  • Community members win big while losing

    Dec 26, 2012

    Nineteen strong participants of Vicenza's Biggest Winner stuck it out for the full length of the 12-week program and all came out as winners. Participants had weigh-ins, body fat percentage testing, fitness challenges and wellness education classes to help keep them on track for the competition. Each participant was assigned a "buddy" to workout with and to have someone to share their progressive fitness journeys.

  • Community members visit SOS Children's Village of Vicenza

    Dec 26, 2012

    By tradition the festive season is the time of year when children spend time with families and receive their gifts. Not all children may enjoy this experience, especially some who live in orphanages or come from dysfunctional families.

  • Vicenza High School club sends treats to deployed troops

    Dec 27, 2012

    For six weeks, Vicenza High School in Italy, has been led by the Future Business Leaders of America in gathering goodies and treat for troops deployed.

  • Gen. Allen, top ISAF commanders visit troops in Afghanistan Christmas Day

    Dec 26, 2012

  • Parents cautioned about children swallowing coin-sized batteries

    Dec 28, 2012

    More than 5,000 children in the United States annually swallow or insert button cell batteries into their nose or ears.

  • Italian volunteers find U.S. Army DUKW 67 years later

    Dec 26, 2012

    During World War II, days before German forces in Italy surrendered, conflict was still strong in the northern area of Italy at Lago di Garda. During the last week of April 1945, three DUKWs, the U.S. Army's six-wheel amphibious truck, were lost and Col. William Darby, first commander of the U.S. Army Rangers and later 10th Mountain Division assistant division command, was killed by enemy artillery.

  • Bavaria clinic receives Star Strong safety flag

    Dec 28, 2012

    Illesheim Health Clinic in Vilseck, Germany, received recognition for becoming the first U.S. Army Medical Command unit to achieve the Voluntary Protection Program Army Safety Excellence Star at an Army Star Strong Flag Ceremony on Storck Barracks, Dec. 20, 2012.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Jay B. Ruiz

    Dec 26, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Spc. Jay B. Ruiz

  • Army Community Service honors Volunteers

    Dec 26, 2012

    Volunteers were recognized for providing their selfless service to the Yongsan community during the Volunteer of the Quarter Recognition Ceremony here, Dec.21.

  • Christmas with the Sabers

    Jan 6, 2013

  • Christmas with the Wings of Destiny

    Dec 25, 2012

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - With Christmas in full swing here in Afghanistan with the Wings of Destiny, the Soldiers are physically here, but their hearts are at home with their Families and friends. With the holidays bring many traditions some of which find their way into life even when thousands of miles separate Soldiers from their Families. "Traditions, whether in Afghanistan or at home, whether physical or intangible, are real and they are important," said Col. Paul Bontrager, commander, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. "They give us our humanity, they define us as individuals and Families, and they strengthen our ability to withstand adversity and difficult times. The distance between Soldiers and their families during the holidays has always been tough to endure, especially in times of repeated deployments. In this season, the traditions that the Wings of Destiny shares with its Soldiers and Families is the bridge between worlds and a way to communicate love and togetherness in spite of the distance. "I would like to thank you for your continued support of this great and wonderful unit," said Command Sgt. Maj. Harold Plattenberg, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade command sergeant major. "The support we have at home is an uplifting spirit that words cannot describe as we see it in the eyes of our Soldiers."

  • 401st AFSB briefs incoming JSC-A commander in Afghanistan

    Jan 10, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Scottie D. Carpenter, commanding general, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), an Army Reserve unit headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., visited the 401st Army Field Support Brigade headquarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Dec. 24 to learn more about 401st missions and meet some of the Soldiers, civilians and contractors who provide logistics support and selected Coalition forces across the battle space.

  • Christmas Eve road march honors troops

    Dec 26, 2012

    Nearly 1,000 New York Army National Guard Soldiers, family members, friends and members of the Glens Falls, N.Y., community turned out Christmas Eve for the 9th annual road march to support the troops.

  • Christmas dinner at Bagram Airfield

    Dec 25, 2012

  • Daykundi province a model for peace, reintegration program

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    Daykundi province continues to be a model province for the Afghan Peace and Reintegration Program. A staggering 257 insurgents joined the program within the last month, giving officials optimism for the future of the program in the Uruzgan region.

  • Afghan ingenuity changes lives in remote village

    Nov 30, -0001

    A 22-year-old village contractor, Shafiqullah, plans to expand an innovative hydroelectric power plant system that has created electricity in the remote village of Kawri, Uruzgan, for several years.

  • Afghan police enhance district-level logistics in Uruzgan

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan police in Uruzgan province are making logistics a priority through a training program that commenced Dec. 22, 2012 at the provincial police headquarters.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers with 569th Engineer Company enjoy a game of dominoes during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes that were raffled out.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Tavares Garrett, first sergeant with 569th Engineer Company, plays music during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes that were raffled out.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    First Sgt. Tavares Garrett, first sergeant of 569th Engineer Company, plays music during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes that were raffled out.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers and contractors dance during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes that were raffled out.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Samone Molock, a soldier with 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, receives a raffle prize during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Pfc. Brian Ure, a mortar man with 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, shows off his model tank he received during the holiday celebration at the dining facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes.

  • Holiday celebration at FOB Spin Boldak

    Nov 30, -0001

    Soldiers and contractors enjoy games, raffle prizes and music during a holiday celebration at the Dining Facility at Forward Operating Base Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, Dec. 23. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation team located at the base donated the prizes.

  • Wagonmasters partner with community for happy holidays

    Dec 24, 2012

    During the holiday season, people have a tendency to show more compassion and kindness to each other. For one Chaparral, N.M., family, it could not have come at a better time. Through a partnership with the Otero County Prison Facility, the U.S. Marshal's office and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, the Reza family reaped the blessings of the holiday season.

  • Past and present: Newly qualified Civil Affairs Soldiers pin on their regimental insignia

    Dec 23, 2012

    More than 80 U.S. Army officers and NCOs donned the crossed scroll and sword of the Civil Affairs regiment for the first time Sept. 21 during a ceremony on Fort Bragg's John F. Kennedy Plaza, marking their official entry into the U.S. Army's Civil Affairs branch.

  • Continuing the legacy

    Dec 23, 2012

    When the word legacy comes to mind, one envisions an elderly person leaving their empire behind to a family member. One example is the movie "Little Big League" when the owner of the Minnesota Twins passed away and left his legacy of the Twins to his grandson in middle school. Legacies are not limited to businesses or franchises, but often include family heirlooms such as a necklace, pocket watch, or a flag.

  • Southern Fist II packs a punch

    Dec 23, 2012

    An Afghan Border Police-led operation that included commandos from the Afghan National Army and police officers from the Afghan National Civil Order Police executed a joint operation that took place in a remote area 55 miles south of Spin Boldak near the Pakistan border in Shorabak district, Afghanistan, Dec. 8-12. The operation, dubbed Southern Fist II, aimed to neutralize enemy safe havens in the district.

  • Deployment doesn't slow former National Guard marathon champ

    Dec 26, 2012

    A year-long deployment in Afghanistan hasn't slowed former National Guard Bureau marathon champion Capt. Varinka Barbini Ensminger at all. In fact, the 32-year old from the Kentucky Army Guard is living life at a faster tempo than ever.

  • Field artillery Soldiers receive CABs, medic receives CMB

    Nov 30, -0001

    On Nov. 4, soldiers of Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment received a call over their radios that a key-leader engagement in the Farah Province they were providing security for had ended.

  • USACE employee serves in Afghanistan; so does his son

    Dec 22, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Gerard Rabalais signed up for the Vietnam Era Draft in 1972 but he was never called to serve as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. After years of regret, he answered a self-imposed call in early 2012 by volunteering to work in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Dog Gone Training and Newtown, Conn. Condolences

    Dec 22, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Jerry Fountaine and Staff Sgt. Jerry Holyst, both of the 928th Military police working dog detachment out of Newtown, Conn., discuss training dogs while on Camp As Sayliyah, Doha, Qatar, and offer their condolences to Newton, Conn. Produced by SSG. Roland Sobrepena. Also available in High Definition.

  • Okinawa Soldier epitomizes the holiday spirit

    Dec 21, 2012

    OKINAWA, Japan -- For some, the holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, a time to celebrate the season and also a time to give to those less fortunate than themselves.

  • Reserve Soldiers help terminally ill boy live military dream

    Dec 26, 2012

    The dream of serving in the military for 10-year-old cancer patient Khalil Quarles came true Dec. 19, 2012, with his honorary enlistment in Baltimore.

  • 304th ESB rolls to Camp Humphreys

    Dec 21, 2012

    CAMP STANLEY, SOUTH KOREA -- After seven years of working at Camp Stanley the 304th Expeditionary Signal Battalion is relocating to Camp Humphreys as part of the 2004 Land Partnership Program agreement between the United States and Republic of Korea governments to move American Soldiers south of the Han River.

  • Down the hatch: Army cracks down on alcohol dependance, binge drinking

    Dec 21, 2012

    Soldiers are expected to work hard and, as it is popularly understood, to party just as hard. While excessive alcohol consumption and binge drinking are thought to be part of the military lifestyle, the Army is cracking down on such behavior, as it is deemed detrimental to the force.

  • Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on December 24, 2012

    Dec 21, 2012

    CLOSING OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012

  • Army Medicine Helps Make a Sick Child's Dream Come True

    Dec 27, 2012

    Army Medicine personnel joined dozens of Soldiers from the 200th MP Command out of Ft. Meade, Md., in making a young patients' dream of meeting Soldiers and becoming a Soldier come true. Ten-year old Baltimore resident Khalil Quarles was diagnosed with an invasive cancer a year and a half ago and has been bravely battling this disease. Every since he was four years old, Khalil said he dreamed of becoming a Soldier in the United States Army.

  • Fallen Angels, Families of Newtown remembered during 412th TEC service

    Dec 23, 2012

    VICKSBURG, Miss. - In the aftermath of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., Chaplain (Col.) Timothy M. Samorajski and members of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's full-time staff held a service of remembrance to honor 20 children and seven adults who lost their lives and to pray for their families. A candle was lit for each of the victims.

  • 200th MPCOM Soldiers surprise Baltimore youth

    Dec 21, 2012

    BALTIMORE, Md. -- As 10-year-old Khalil Quarles opened the front door to his home Dec. 19, he immediately knew something was different -- parked outside on his driveway was an up-armored Humvee. Just minutes earlier the young boy, dressed in a personalized child-size Army Combat Uniform and with his first pair of dog tags draped around his neck, video chatted with Soldiers assigned to Third Army in Kuwait.

  • Army Audit Agency wins 'Best Place to Work'

    Dec 26, 2012

    The Army Audit Agency, located at Fort Belvoir, Va., took first place in the federal government's 2012 small subcomponent category for the best places to work. In both 2010 and 2011, the agency came in second place.

  • Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd Austin awards three Purple Hearts

    Dec 21, 2012

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, visited Fort Sam Houston Dec. 3 to award three Purple Hearts and speak to Installation Management Command leaders.

  • Fort Gordon Chefs sharpen skills through culinary workshop

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 35th Signal Brigade food service specialists and Fort Gordon food service contractors attended the Hulsey & Blackstone Culinary Arts Workshop from Nov. 13, to Nov. 21 at dining facilities throughout Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • 67th Signal Battalion soldiers, families prepare for deployment

    Nov 30, -0001

    During the Christmas holiday season, most families are busy buying gifts, completing last minute preparations for family gatherings or planning trips out of town to visit relatives.

  • 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion deploys

    Nov 30, -0001

    The 35th Signal Brigade units have a rich history of being expeditionary by culture: trained, ready and prepared to deploy anywhere in the world to achieve mission success on arrival.

  • 402nd Field Artillery Brigade members join elite Order of Saint Barbara

    Dec 21, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Several military and civilian members of the 402nd Field Artillery Brigade were inducted into the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara, an honorary society of the U.S. Artillery Branches, as part of the Saint Barbara's Day Ball ceremonies at East Fort Bliss' Centennial Banquet and Conference Center Dec. 14.

  • MEDCOM CSM Summit hosted by USAPHC

    Dec 21, 2012

  • Public Health Command completes health hazard assessment of ballistic underwear

    Dec 26, 2012

    Experts in the U.S. Army Public Health Command's Health Hazard Assessment Program completed an occupational health assessment of the new protective outer garments and undergarments, and provided recommendations on how to minimize any risks.

  • Last of its kind: 31st Chem inactivates at Fort Hood

    Dec 21, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The last Biological Integrated Detection System company in the Army was officially inactivated during a ceremony here, Dec. 12. The 31st Chemical Company, 2nd Chemical Battalion, 48th Chemical Brigade inactivated as the BIDS vehicle has been replaced by a more advanced generation of equipment.

  • Safety Santa visits Rock Island Arsenal Factory

    Dec 21, 2012

    The Voluntary Protection Program Safety Santa visited the employees at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center this week. He also left them a poem.

  • Iowa Reserve engineers learn to engage key Afghan leaders

    Dec 21, 2012

    McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. -- Division West's 5th Armored Brigade conducted key leader engagement training here earlier this month for Soldiers of the Army Reserve's 402nd Engineer Company from Des Moines, Iowa. The engineers are training for their deployment to Afghanistan. (Photos by Lt. Col. Aaron Dorf, 3rd Engineer Battalion, 364th Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West)

  • "Red Dragons" 3-82 Field Artillery crews calibrate their Paladins

    Dec 21, 2012

    After months of training field artillery soldiers show off their skills during the Black Jack Brigade gunnery. Army SGT Lawren Massey tell us how artillery crews compete for " top gun".

  • Community asks for support, Watervliet digs deep, delivers

    Dec 21, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The Watervliet Arsenal heard the community's call for support this holiday season and it responded, as it has for nearly 200 years, with workers reaching deep into their pockets to provide support to hundreds of Albany-area children, as well as to national non-profit organizations. The Arsenal raised nearly $60,000 in the way of cash, toys, and clothes for the Troy Salvation Army, City of Watervliet Head Start Program, and for the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Targeting shoot house hazards

    Dec 21, 2012

  • "Sounds of Season" bring holiday cheer

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The United States Military Intelligence Corps Band brought "Sounds of the Season" to life during a performance at Buena High School on Dec. 12.

  • A day to remember: Wreaths across America

    Dec 21, 2012

    More than 2,500 people helped to place 2,000 wreaths on gravesites at Fort Jackson National Cemetery Saturday.

  • Oklahoma helps veterans find jobs

    Dec 21, 2012

    A program in Oklahoma aims to find jobs for 30,000 vets. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/193537/oklahoma-helps-vets-find-jobs#.UNSB56yyDt4#ixzz2FhXYQSz8

  • National Guard celebrates 376th birthday

    Dec 21, 2012

    What American military institution was established 139 years before the U-S Army? Why it's the National Guard, which started out as individual state militias way back on December 13, 1636. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/193400/national-guard-celebrates-376th-birthday#.UNSAJqyyDt4#ixzz2FhX43rgf

  • Corps to recycle Christmas trees for fish cover

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    Christmas trees don't have to go to the trash after Christmas. In fact, all those trees on display in homes and businesses across the area can be put to good use. After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake.

  • Fort Hood Soldier named new 'Ultimate Fighter'

    Dec 26, 2012

    The season 16 finale of "The Ultimate Fighter," Dec. 15, 2012, featured a Canadian squaring off against a U.S. Army Soldier stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • AG professionals get HRC perspective on 'manning the force' at G-1 Training Course

    Dec 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command brought five days of training to leaders in the Adjutant General field at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex on Fort Knox, Ky., Dec. 10 to 14.

  • Westphal signs strategic plan in support of Army Organic Industrial Base

    Dec 21, 2012

    Joseph W. Westphal, under secretary of the Army, has signed the U.S. Army Organic Industrial Base Strategic Plan.

  • Several key leaders attend Conference of American Armies

    Dec 21, 2012

    U.S Army South's Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Frederick Rudesheim and several of its key leaders arrive in Mexico City to represent the U.S. Army for the Extraordinary Commanders' Meeting of the Conference of American Armies hosted by the Mexican army in Mexico City December 2012. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/193491/army-south-cg-attends-conference-american-armies-meeting-nws-pkg#.UNR6OKyyDt4#ixzz2FhRkPGKh

  • Soldiers redeploy to Fort Huachuca in time for holidays

    Dec 21, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The doors to Hangar 3 at Libby Army Airfield lay open allowing the large, American flag hanging from the ceiling to wave freely in the breeze. Soldiers and community figures alike wait patiently while staring off into the horizon. They catch a glimpse of a plane getting closer as it nears the staging area and know that the time has finally come for their colleagues, loved ones and friends to return home.

  • Army Ground Forces Band plays twice to full Raleigh concert hall

    Dec 21, 2012

    The Army Ground Forces Band performed two holiday concerts Dec. 18, 2012, at the Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, N.C. Both performances were given before a "full house" in the 1,600 seat venue.

  • Afghan women may shape future

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    Some say Afghanistan's way forward is through its women. To that end, the coalition forces-led female engagement teams still have their hands full. To compile lessons learned and discuss how to improve the teams' effectiveness, the first-ever Regional Command-East FET conference was held at Bagram Air Field from Dec. 18-20.

  • Local Soldiers tried at recent courts-martial

    Dec 21, 2012

    One Soldier gets 20 years confinement; another found guilty of striking a superior officer.

  • One tasty lesson

    Dec 21, 2012

    Netzaberg students have delicious fun learning about Christmas traditions

  • Fallen CTF 4-2 soldier 'will always be remembered as a true American hero'

    Nov 30, -0001

    One of the things that 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment "Rock of the Marne", leaders stressed to the men in their unit was that when they deploy, the Army doesn't issue a Superman suit for combat, so they needed to be at their best in every facet of their personal and professional lives for when that day comes.

  • USO tour visits remote post in Southern Afghanistan

    Dec 26, 2012

    Celebrities with the USO tour visited Soldiers with the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Dec. 16, 2012, at Forward Operating Base Masum Ghar, Afghanistan.

  • From pushing miles to pushing paper, combat trucker excels as S1

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    "Just go to the training so we have someone trained until the actual S1 gets here." That statement is what ultimately landed Tech. Sgt. Christopher McDaniel, a vehicle operator deployed from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., in his current position as the noncommissioned officer in charge of personnel, or S1, for the Zabul Provincial Reconstruction Team and all the residents of Forward Operating Base Smart, Afghanistan.

  • Cirque Dreams Holidaze dazzles Warrior Country

    Dec 26, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Carey Fitness Center was transformed into a winter wonderland Dec. 14 as Cirque Dreams Holidaze brought their unique acrobatic circus to Korea. An international cast of performers astonished Soldiers, civilians and their family members with feats of balance, agility and flexibility.

  • Sustainment soldiers ensure seamless transition in Kandahar

    Nov 30, -0001

    After months of pre-deployment training the Headquarters element of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division is now boots on ground in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The 'Providers' will be replacing soldiers with the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and assume the 45th's mission to provide distribution and logistical support throughout Regional Command-South, Southwest and West.

  • With Hawaii Army Guard mentoring, Afghan forces take independent strides

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    A Security Forces Assistance Team comprised primarily of Hawaii Army Guard's 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team soldiers assisted in a successful partnered operation that included personnel from the Afghanistan Border Police, the Afghanistan National Army and the Afghanistan Civil Order Police Dec. 10-12. The team of Hawaii Guardsmen served mostly as spectators, however, as the Afghan forces operated independently during the mission tabbed Southern Fist II.

  • Army brings toys, food to local orphans

    Dec 21, 2012

    UIJEONGBU, South Korea -- Christmas came early for the children at Isaac House orphanage in Uijeongbu as Soldiers and civilians from Camp Red Cloud visited them Dec. 13.

  • Army invests in ideas for stronger future

    Dec 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is giving its workforce the financial push it needs to creatively pursue projects that could yield high rewards.

  • People to People honors Servicemembers in Korea

    Dec 20, 2012

    People to People International honored Servicemembers from U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan during its 40th Annual International Friendship Night and award banquet at the Westin Chosun Hotel in Seoul, Dec. 18.

  • Mitchell's Club ready to reopen: After renovation, club has new menu for diners, new role

    Dec 26, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Mitchell's Club, closed since August for renovation, is set to reopen Christmas Day with a new name, new look and new menu.

  • KATUSA PX stocks snacks, surprises galore

    Dec 26, 2012

    CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea -- Walk through a Korean neighborhood and you will find small convenience stores stocked with just about anything you could want. For Korean Soldiers who live and work with American Soldiers that same convenience is to be found on U.S. Army installations throughout Korea.

  • Yongsan Garrison and Bupyeong-gu strengthen friendship

    Dec 21, 2012

    Members of the Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council shared an end-of-year luncheon, Dec. 20. Hong, Mi-young, mayor of Bupyeong-gu, and Col. Michael E. Masley, garrison commander for U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, and their respective teams, expressed gratitude for mutual support over the past year.

  • Middle school students care for Soldiers, donate phone cards

    Dec 26, 2012

    To support those who serve far away from home during the holiday season, Seoul American Middle School's National Junior Honor Society students donated $2,000 worth of phone cards to the local USO at Camp Kim, Republic of Korea, Dec. 18, 2012.

  • Boys and Girls showcase talents at art exhibition

    Dec 20, 2012

    The Boys and Girls Clubs of America on Yongsan showcased its artistic talents at the 2012 BGCA Fine Art Exhibition award ceremony here, Dec. 18.

  • Taking advantage of Military OneSource Tax Services

    Dec 20, 2012

    Military OneSource provides free access to the H&R Block At HomeR Basic online tax filing service. The service allows you to complete and electronically file your federal and up to three state tax returns or filings.

  • Holiday video greetings from Army Contracting Command

    Dec 20, 2012

    Holiday video greetings are a tradition at Army Contracting Command. Employees around the world submit their holiday wishes which are published on YouTube.

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