Archive: Dec 2012

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  • 5th AR Bde. trainers master remote-controlled mine-clearing system

    Dec 13, 2012

    "Never send a man to do a machine's job."

  • Paladin Soldiers perfect live-fire abilities

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery fine turned their skills on the M109A6 Paladin Dec. 4 during a battalion-level certification and live-fire exercise at Fort Sill.

  • 1-61st wins Commander's Cup

    Dec 13, 2012

    The 1st Battalion 61st Infantry Regiment "Roadrunners" became the first Basic Combat Training unit on Fort Jackson to win the coveted Commander's Cup, which is presented each year to the unit that accumulates the most points during the sports season.

  • 3-13th Field Artillery Soldiers sweep quarterly awards

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The 75th Fires Brigade's 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery swept the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill fourth quarter Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier awards during a ceremony Dec. 6 at the Patriot Club.

  • Recipes serve up healthy holiday treats

    Dec 13, 2012

  • Post hosts two New Year's Eve celebrations

    Dec 13, 2012

  • Leaders meet at Fort Sill to discuss unmanned aerial system threats

    Dec 14, 2012

    How to neutralize the threat of enemy unmanned aircraft over forward operating bases was a topic addressed at the first Counter Unmanned Aerial System coordination meeting, Dec. 5-6, 2012, at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Scholarships, grants available for military families

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Applications for 2013 Our Future scholarships and grants are now available at www.ourfamilyfoundation.org.

  • 402nd AFSB in Kuwait celebrates 6th birthday

    Dec 13, 2012

    The 402nd Army Field Support Brigade came together as one to celebrate the brigade's 6th birthday on Oct. 16 at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.

  • Fort Sill rings in season with tree lighting

    Dec 13, 2012

  • Program reaches out to families living in Northeast Columbia

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Jackson and the Lake Carolina Development have partnered to launch the Lake Carolina Military Ambassador Program, an initiative that will reach out to military families who live in Lake Carolina and Northeast Columbia.

  • 7th Engineer Soldiers give back to community

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers assigned to 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), conducted a road march Dec. 5, carrying toys to be dropped off at the USO Fort Drum.

  • Initiative links hundreds of Soldiers, Families to a Mountain of Toys at Fort Drum

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Not much snow is falling from the sky, but the Christmas spirit has descended on Fort Drum this holiday season. On Monday morning, the 17th annual Mountain of Toys event kicked off when a hidden side door to "Santa's Workshop" swung open at the Monument Ridge Community Center, where volunteers and sponsors had transformed a portion of the building into a spectacle of gift-giving and holiday cheer.

  • Sill children receive 'toys for kids'

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Sunday night's snow didn't accumulate on the ground but it was enough to get Santa to the RecPlex for the Toys for Kids opening Dec. 10. Santa was at the Toys for Kids distribution center to ensure all the toys have been delivered safely and that there are free toys for children of all ages.

  • 405th AFSB, USAREUR award top culinary specialists, dining facilities

    Dec 13, 2012

    U.S. Army Europe and the 405th Army Field Support Brigade paid tribute to USAREUR's top food service personnel and dining facilities at its annual food service awards ceremony Nov. 26 at Nachrichten Kaserne in Germany.

  • Fort Drum community learns scream-free parenting tips

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- There are thousands of books and videos on the market that claim to teach parents and caregivers how to change their children's behavior. Several Soldiers and Family Members agreed to try a different approach and learn how to change themselves during a ScreamFree Parenting class Tuesday and Wednesday at Army Community Service.

  • Combined Federal Campaign draws to close

    Dec 13, 2012

    Federal employees and service members from around the Midlands got together Monday at the Fort Jackson Officers' Club to recognize the area's contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign.

  • Soldiers gain new skills during Mountain Winter Warfare Course

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The second class of Soldiers and airmen graduated Friday from the Mountain Winter Warfare Course at the Light Fighters School.

  • 10th Mountain Division Soldiers train on MPLC

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), have a new tool to help them counter the almost constant threat of improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan.

  • AMC honors 19 as Louis Dellamonica Personnel of the Year winners

    Dec 13, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U. S. Army Materiel Command chooses 19 to honor with the Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding AMC Personnel of the Year.

  • Post homeschoolers help needy pets

    Dec 13, 2012

    Members of the Fort Jackson Homeschool Group like getting their hands dirty -- if it means helping local pets. The group meets regularly to support the Palmetto Life Line's Pet Soup project, which provides pet food to Columbia pet owners who might not otherwise be able to feed their furry friends.

  • Fires Center of Excellence names Instructors of Year

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill recognized eight instructors of the year during a ceremony Dec. 11 at Snow Hall's Kerwin Auditorium.

  • High school All-Americans visit Army leaders

    Jan 4, 2013

    The number-one recruited high school quarterback and cornerback paid a call on the Army chief of staff and the sergeant major of the Army, Dec. 11, 2012, where the two football players learned firsthand about the tradition of excellence behind command coins and how to accept them in a handshake.

  • Course offers different strokes

    Dec 13, 2012

    Many would argue that there is no such thing as too much recreation, and Fort Rucker is adding to its repertoire of recreational activities with the addition of a new flying disc course at Beaver Lake.

  • Old Guard Soldiers work to combat homelessness in D.C.

    Dec 13, 2012

    The holidays may be considered the season of giving, but for some Soldiers of Hotel Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) the giving spirit lasts year-round.

  • Lyster encourages Soldiers, civilians to go tobacco free

    Dec 13, 2012

    Victoria Knighton, a nurse's aide during the 1960s, recalled a time when employees and patients alike were permitted to smoke inside the patient hospital room. Smoking in the hallways of a medical treatment facility was also considered normal.

  • Proper wear, care of Army uniforms mandatory

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Starching the ACU is not authorized. All Army Activities Message Date Time Group 2022002 April 2005, announced the instructions on the wear and care of the wrinkle-free, universal camouflage pattern ACU ensemble.

  • Students graduate from drug awareness program

    Dec 13, 2012

    Families and friends gathered at the Fort Rucker Elementary School gymnasium Dec. 7 to see more than 70 fifth grade students graduate from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

  • Fort Rucker Post Theater to dim lights

    Dec 13, 2012

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service decided recently to close the Fort Rucker Post Theater because of the costs involved in upgrading it to a digital facility.

  • AAAA recognizes Tomahawks, Aviators

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Rucker honored several Aviators at the Landing for exceptional performance at the Army Aviation Association of America social Dec. 6. Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment were recognized for their hard work in organizing the annual Chili 5k and Cook-off and two Soldiers were bestowed the Order of St. Michael award in silver and bronze.

  • Tinsel, travel, trash -- officials offer holiday safety tips

    Dec 13, 2012

    Holiday exodus approaches and holiday shopping is in full swing while Families prepare to leave for a long vacation, so officials at the Fort Rucker Provost Marshal's Office want to make sure Soldiers and Families stay safe and smart while shopping, traveling and leaving their homes behind.

  • CFC surpasses goal, raises more than $1.2 million

    Dec 13, 2012

    It's hard to put a price on the gift of giving, but Heart of Alabama Combined Federal Campaign officials can proudly say that they've raised $1,218,475 for those in need.

  • NSSC thanks Natick Fire Department

    Dec 14, 2012

    Col. Kevin Hillman visited the Natick Fire Department Dec. 12 to thank its chief and firefighters for their quick response to a small fire Nov. 27 at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Post lights Christmas tree

    Dec 13, 2012

    The community came together Dec. 6 to celebrate the Christmas season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Howze Field.

  • Holidays bring German, American children together

    Dec 13, 2012

    There's more to lighting a Christmas tree on Baumholder than just pulling a switch. The U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder's Christmas tree lighting ceremony Dec. 6 included musical performances by children from the U.S. and German communities, the first of which was Sarah Holliday. She braved the cold and entertained the crowd with her rendition of "Silent Night," just moments before Santa made his appearance on a shiny red fire truck in front of the Rheinlander Community Club.

  • USACE Galveston District proposes adjusting operations at Brazos River Floodgates

    Dec 13, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (Dec. 14, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is proposing to adjust operations at the Brazos River Floodgates and Colorado River Locks following a reduction in the Corps' nationwide inland navigation budget for fiscal year 2013 and is seeking public comment.

  • Make risk management part of holiday tradition

    Dec 13, 2012

    Regardless of the type of activities you may have planned for the holidays, remember to watch out for yourself and others. A simple way to do so is by applying the same risk-management techniques during your holiday activities as you do when you are on duty -- The Composite Risk Management Process.

  • Native American heritage is traditional in Baumholder

    Feb 8, 2013

    It's become a tradition for Louise Gregory's first grade class to perform during the U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder's annual National Native American Heritage Month celebration and this year was no exception. The children danced, sang and chanted several Native American oriented numbers to the fascination of all the guests.

  • Surviving the holidays, nutritionally speaking

    Dec 13, 2012

    If you fear weight gain this holiday season, surviving your holiday spread may be easier than you think. In fact, if it's your goal, you can even lose weight with a few simple steps!

  • Military Intelligence --this week in history. 13 December 1941

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The Corps of Intelligence Police, or CIP, was established in 1917 to provide counterespionage support to the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. The first 50 agents who reported to France performed security and counter-espionage work, as well as investigative work for the Criminal Investigative Division.

  • USAICoE drives learning to tactical edge

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - A collaborative effort to fundamentally redesign institutional training is underway, and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, or USAICoE, Fort Huachuca, is playing a critical role.

  • IOTQ winner moving on up -- IOTY

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - The 2012 United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence Instructor of the Year Award will be presented to Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Kroviak, Company D, 2-13th Aviation, common core instructor, on Friday at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Corps water management web pages offline during maintenance

    Dec 13, 2012

    Little Rock, Ark. - The water management pages on the Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District website will be unavailable from 4 p.m. Dec. 14 until 8 a.m. Dec. 17 due to scheduled building maintenance. No other portion of the district's website will be disrupted during the scheduled electrical maintenance.

  • Fort Jackson Soldier receives Bronze Star for valor

    Dec 14, 2012

    A Fort Jackson Soldier was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for valor last week for his courage and efforts to save the lives of his fellow Soldiers in 2010.

  • Giving the Gift of Toys

    Dec 13, 2012

    Marine Lance Corporal Gunner Hasting loads up toys collected at the Adelphi Lab Center as part of the Toys for Tots program. Adelphi teamed up with the local Prince George's County Police Department for this year's effort to provide toys for local Maryland kids during the winter holiday season.

  • Odierno, Chandler greet valor awardees

    Dec 13, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III talk to honorees at a ceremony in recognition of valor in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom during the 113th Army vs. Navy football game, Dec. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia.

  • 10th CAB ground personnel train to become door gunners

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- A high operations tempo and an opportunity to do something different is turning 10th Combat Aviation Brigade motor transport operators, vehicle mechanics, petroleum specialists and an infantryman into helicopter door gunners to augment the unit's air crews.

  • NOEL event brings out community

    Dec 13, 2012

    Fort Huachuca, AZ. - More than 4,000 community members turned out for the Night of Extraordinary Lights event Friday and Saturday night at the Mountain View Golf Course. Fort Huachuca's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation put on the NOEL event for the third year in a row. It was free and open to the public.

  • Nothing elementary about this Army science

    Dec 13, 2012

    WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- An inspection team toured the Army's Benét Laboratories last Friday and this visit tested the ability of this premier weapons research and design center to reduce their scientific jargon to an elementary level of understanding. Maybe, elementary is the wrong use of verbiage because, after all, these were high school students.

  • Wounded Warrior Event Set to Start Friday

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 13, 2012) -- A deep commitment to wounded warriors and a growing concern for suicide prevention has led to a first-time Army Logistics University event that serves to raise awareness for both.

  • Survey Crews to start work on Tangier Jetty

    Dec 13, 2012

    Physical work on the feasibility phase of the Tangier Jetty program is set to begin this week, weather dependant.

  • National Guard celebrates 376th birthday

    Dec 14, 2012

    The military organization known today as the National Guard came into existence with a direct declaration on Dec. 13, 1636.

  • Commander emphasizes safety this holiday season

    Dec 13, 2012

    Community members should ensure health and safety are integrated into their holiday plans and celebrations.

  • You may not know him, but you've probably heard him

    Dec 14, 2012

    After 50 years on the air, American Forces Network icon Gary Bautell, is just getting started.

  • Eighth Army Band plays holiday concert in Seoul

    Dec 13, 2012

    SEOUL - The fifth Korea America Friendship Holiday Concert was held Dec. 9 at the Seoul Arts Performing Center here.

  • New Weesh customs yard a vital key to Afghanistan's economic success

    Nov 30, -0001

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed their monthly survey of the new customs yard project near the Weesh-Chaman border crossing point between Afghanistan and Pakistan, Dec. 8, they said the project was progressing smoothly and would completed on time. The new customs yard will serve as a landmark for the Spin Boldak district and help boost Afghanistan's economy by expediting the customs process, officials said.

  • Global movement comes to rural district of Spin Boldak, Afghanistan

    Dec 13, 2012

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SPIN BOLDAK, Afghanistan - As organizations and advocates across the world gathered and hosted events to recognize the official 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, women in the rural district of Spin Boldak learned of the movement during a rare women's gathering at the Spin Boldak District Center in Kandahar province, Dec. 7.

  • ANSF, Rakkasans combat insurgency in rural Paktya

    Dec 14, 2012

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Dec. 10, 2012) -- Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Rakkasans," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), teamed up with 1st Kandak, 1st Coy, Afghan National Army, Zormat Afghan Uniformed Police and Afghan National Civil Order Police, on a two-day mission to disrupt and clear insurgent activity in the Zormat District, Afghanistan, Dec. 9, 2012. During the ANSF-led mission, several suspected insurgents were detained for questioning and more than 80 lbs of home-made explosive material was destroyed. The operation was aimed at destabilizing an alleged safe-haven for anti government activity within the district. ANSF conducted all clearing and questioning operations while the Rakkasans of Company D, 1-187, assisted in facilitating aerial support while supplying additional ground forces.

  • LNOs, 25th CAB bond on the roofs of Kandahar

    Dec 13, 2012

    Overlooking dozens of helicopters in the brisk night air of Afghanistan, liaison officers (LNOs) from each task force in Regional Command South relax, mingle, and create good personal working relationships with each other next to the warmth of two flickering fires. This happens every Saturday night when the LNOs meet on the roof of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Headquarters on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to discuss a variety of topics.

  • ROK-U.S. celebrate night of friendship

    Dec 13, 2012

    In order to commemorate the alliance and friendship between Republic of Korea and the United States, the Korea America Friendship Society hosted a Korea America Friendship Night Year End Party, Dec. 6.

  • ISAF play minor role in ANA operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Maj. Gen. Robert Abrams, commander of Regional Command-South and 3rd Infantry Division, receives a brief from Afghan National Army soldiers Dec. 6, here, as Operation Zafar kicks off. During the two-day operation, ANA soldiers cleared 22 local villages and captured multiple improvised explosive device-making materials. The ANA planned, coordinated and executed the operation with minimal support from their International Security Assistance Force partners, Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division). (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth, 4th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs Office)

  • ISAF play minor role in ANA operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    An Afghan National Army soldier and soldiers of Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division) provide security Dec. 6, here, as the commander of 205th Corps ANA briefs his International Security Assistance Force counterparts on the logistics of Operation Zafar. During the two-day operation, ANA soldiers cleared 22 villages in the Sperwan Ghar area and captured multiple improvised explosive device-making materials. The ANA planned, coordinated and executed the operation with minimal support from their ISAF partners. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth, 4th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs Office)

  • ISAF play minor role in ANA operation

    Nov 30, -0001

    Afghan Maj. Gen. Abdul Hamid, commander of 205th Corps Afghan National Army, briefs soldiers with 1st Brigade, 205th Corps ANA before they began Operation Zafar Dec. 6. During the two-day operation, ANA soldiers cleared 22 villages in the Sperwan Ghar area and captured multiple improvised explosive device-making materials. The ANA planned, coordinated and executed the operation with minimal support from their International Security Assistance Force partners, Combined Task Force 4-2 (4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division). (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth, 4th SBCT, 2nd Inf. Div. Public Affairs Office)

  • 'BigBelly' devours waste at Natick

    Dec 13, 2012

    When it comes to devouring waste, the Natick Soldier Systems Center has found a hungry helper in the BigBelly Solar Intelligent Waste and Recycling Collection System.

  • U.S. Army South's SJA briefs Conference of American Armies' commanders in Mexico

    Dec 13, 2012

    MEXICO CITY (December 12, 2012) -- When armies support government and non-government organizations during peacekeeping or disaster relief operations there are variety of laws, restrictions and policies that must be understood and followed by the military to ensure the successful outcome of these types of missions.

  • Comedy provides Servicemembers cure

    Dec 13, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan hosted a creative way of teaching substance abuse and suicide prevention as Servicemembers had the opportunity to get out of routine computer presentations and learned the lessons through Bernie McGrenahan's comedy show, Dec. 10.

  • A fun, exciting day in the snow

    Dec 12, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Sung Nam Golf Club closed its driving range for the weekend to allow Servicemembers, Families, and Civilians the opportunity to go downhill for snow sledding, here, Dec. 8-9.

  • Army trumps Navy in annual flag football game at Camp Zama

    Dec 13, 2012

    The Camp Zama Army team won the annual flag football showdown a second year in a row against Navy, beating the team from Naval Air Facility Atsugi, by a score of 7-6, during 2012 Army vs. Navy Game at Zama American High School's Barry Huitema football field, at Camp Zama, Japan, Dec. 8, 2012.

  • Fiscal Triad hones skills during training exercise

    Dec 12, 2012

    Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and civilians throughout the Pacific were recently hosted on Oahu by the 413th Contracting Support Brigade for a Disaster Training Exercise Dec. 2-7.

  • West Point team developing algorithm to help shape operations against terrorist organizations

    Dec 13, 2012

    The U.S. Military Academy at West Point Network Science Center hosted a briefing Dec. 5, 2012, about an algorithm which could help shape future operations against terrorist organizations.

  • Cadets, faculty assist Hurricane Sandy relief effort

    Dec 12, 2012

    Since the late October storm, governmental and local agencies assessing the situation realized that getting back to normal could take months. To that end, many volunteers have stepped up to help with donations while others helped with the massive physical clean up, including community members from West Point, cadets, faculty, Department of Military Instruction staff and U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School cadet candidates.

  • Elite Snipers Unite for Competition

    Dec 13, 2012

    Thirty-two of the world's best snipers met at Fort Bragg, N.C. to face off in the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School Sniper Competition, Dec. 2-6.

  • Army Surgeon General commissions 2nd Lt. Darrell Owens Nov. 30, 2012

    Dec 12, 2012

    Commissioning Ceremony On Nov. 30, Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho administered the commissioning oath to 2nd Lt. Darrell Owens into the Army's Military Intelligence Branch at the Veterans' Affairs' Full Committee Room, Cannon House Building, in Washington, D.C. Owens is the military legislative assistant to Representative Glenn "GT" Thompson, (R-PA). Pictured (l-r): Representative Thompson, Lt. Gen. Horoho, 2nd Lt. Owens, and Sgt. Maj. Olivia S. Warner, Legislative Assistant to the Sergeant Major of the Army. In attendance was his wife, Heather, who works for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, along with parents Jeff and Mary and many other family members and friends. Owens was the principal author of the STEP Act. Representative Glen "GT" Thompson on May 11, 2011 introduced the "Service Members Telemedicine & E-Health Portability Act (STEP) (H.R. 1832)." The Act would expand DOD's state licensure exemption to allow credentialed healthcare professionals to work across state lines without the need to obtain new state licenses. (Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Alves)

  • National Guard hosts rehearsal for Presidential Inauguration

    Dec 13, 2012

    The District of Columbia National Guard joined hundreds of active-duty and Army Reserve military members, local and federal officials during a two-day inauguration rehearsal at the District of Columbia National Guard Armory this week.

  • Wounded warriors return to Afghanistan

    Dec 12, 2012

    After being medically evacuated out of Afghanistan, embarking on the long road to recovery and learning to live life with less than they had before, eight wounded Soldiers and Marines returned to Afghanistan Dec. 5 to get a first-hand look at the war's progress and to help bring a sense of closure for the mental wounds left by their injuries.

  • Tips to enjoy a healthier holiday season

    Dec 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 12, 2012) -- As we head into the holiday celebration season, many of us fear unwanted weight gain and a lapse in our otherwise healthy habits.

  • Wounded troops visit Camp Arifjan

    Dec 12, 2012

    Eight wounded Soldiers and Marines visited Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as part of Operation Proper Exit, an initiative to provide meaningful closure to service members who suffered devastating injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Operation Warfighter soldier awarded Purple Heart in Surprise Ceremony

    Dec 12, 2012

    When Sgt. Jay Silk, Operation Warfighter Soldier at the Tenkiller Lake office, walked into the Oklahoma National Guard's Christmas party, he expected a fun evening with his family and fellow soldiers. But things are not always as they seem, Silk and another Wounded Warrior, Cpl. Scott Harper, were surprised with a Purple Heart ceremony.

  • Fort Lee gears up for wounded warrior event

    Dec 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 12, 2012) -- A deep commitment to wounded warriors and a growing concern for suicide prevention has led to a first-time Army Logistics University event that serves to raise awareness for both.

  • Soldiers Update: Military spouses and female community stay in shape

    Dec 12, 2012

    Military spouses and female community members stay in shape with the Stroller Off Stress class at Ft. Bliss, TX Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/192494/soldiers-update#.UMjtvWeyD1k#ixzz2EsBZDVpg

  • Soldiers Update: Pershing's Own

    Dec 12, 2012

    Pershing's Own Army band performing in D.C.

  • Soldiers Update: Air missile system; Suicide prevention; AFRICOM

    Dec 12, 2012

    Soldiers successfully testing new ground to air missile system at White Sands, N.M. Sec. of Defense Panetta talks about suicide prevention, AFRICOM commander discuses building relationships in Africa.

  • Holiday Safety Message

    Dec 13, 2012

    I ask everyone to be thankful for a wonderful year of achievement, tireless execution of missions too numerous to mention, and hopes for continued success, health, and happiness in the coming New Year.

  • Soldiers Update: Army tours locations in Joint Force Exercise Yama Sakura

    Dec 19, 2012

    Army tours locations in Joint Force Exercise Yama Sakura in Sendai Japan. They tour the city of Sendai and witness the destruction caused by the Tsunami and how emergency responders dealt with disaster. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/192726/soldiers-update#.UMjpBmeyD1k#ixzz2Es6ODYK3

  • Soldiers Update: Army Corps of Engineers help to protect Tangier Island

    Dec 12, 2012

    Army Corps of Engineers determine how to move forward to protect Tangier Island Jetty in Va. the idea, to protect it from future storms. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/192725/soldiers-update#.UMjmlWeyD1k#ixzz2Es3mpQUp

  • Automated system helps Army Corps manage debris mission in NYC

    Dec 12, 2012

    In order to track all of the moving parts of a large-scale debris mission, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers uses automated debris management systems, or ADMS.

  • Safety program saves lives

    Dec 12, 2012

    FIRST ARMY DIVISION EAST, FORT MEADE, MD -- First Army Division East's safety record showed significant improvement during FY 2012, with only one reported fatality this year as opposed to three last year.

  • Soldiers Update: Soldiers train for disaster response at Subic Bay

    Dec 12, 2012

    Hawaii Guard and Philippine Soldiers train for disaster response at Subic Bay. Read more: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/192724/soldiers-update#.UMjh32eyD1k#ixzz2ErycdfHn

  • Annual benefit brings holiday joy to area children

    Dec 12, 2012

    The Fort Leonard Wood Lions Club, Army Community Service and numerous community groups surrounding the installation hosted this year's 32nd annual St. Nick's Benefit Dec. 11 in Grant Hall at the 43rd Adjutant General Battalion. This year's event raised more than 1,200 presents for area children in need.

  • Soldiers, students send holiday cheer downrange

    Dec 12, 2012

    GATESVILLE, Texas -- First Army Division West's 166th Aviation Brigade and its Adopt-a-School partner, Gatesville Elementary School, are broadening the nature of their relationship for an end-of-year seasonally inspired project. The two are assembling holiday care packages to send to deployed service members.

  • Gen. Austin meets with a Soldier at the Center For Intrepid

    Mar 12, 2013

    Gen. Lloyd J. Austin meets with a Soldier at the Center For Intrepid at Joint Base San Antonio.

  • Golden Knights teams take gold, silver at World Parachuting Championships

    Dec 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Golden Knights Formation Flying 8-Way Team won the Gold Medal, and the All-Female Golden Knights 4-Way Team brought home the Silver Medal, at the 2012 World Parachuting Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • Fort Wainwright Police Department

    Dec 12, 2012

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  • March ARB breaks ground on new airfield traffic control tower and base operations facility

    Dec 12, 2012

    The new $16.5 million project replaces the current tower and airfield operations facility built in 1958.

  • AWG Battle Lab Construction Underway

    Dec 14, 2012

    Land is being cleared and the buildings are being erected on the $65 million Asymmetric Warfare Group Battle Lab complex. Also available in high definition.

  • CECOM SEC Director Departs for Signal Center

    Dec 12, 2012

    Mr. Nelson "Ned" Keeler, director of the U.S. Army Communication-Electronics Command's Software Engineering Center, moving on to a new assignment as the Deputy to the Command General of the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon, Ga., after nearly five years with the command

  • U.S., Romanian Soldier team up to rescue Afghan honey bees

    Dec 12, 2012

    When the Mescal Detachment of Agricultural Development Team 4 from Mississippi arrived in Afghanistan, they didn't know they were inheriting beehives from the outgoing Agricultural Development Team, but they found out pretty quickly and they were just in time.

  • Army's C4ISR community continues support to STEM program

    Dec 13, 2012

    Army engineers, scientists and business professionals volunteered to be virtual judges for an online science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM, competition for students during an annual sign-up road show at the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance campus at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Dec. 11, 2012.

  • The story of the NUTS! reply

    Dec 8, 2013

    This story retraces the events of December 22nd, 1944 at Bastogne, Belgium, the day we received German surrender ultimatum and issued the subsequent "Nuts!" reply. Its author, Kenneth J. McAuliffe, Jr., is the nephew of Brig. Gen. Anthony C. McAuliffe who was the acting commander of the Division during the defense of Bastogne.

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