Archive: Feb 2012

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  • The Army's premier maneuver unit, the famed Blackhorse Regiment celebrated its 111th birthday

    Feb 7, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. The Army's premier maneuver unit, the famed Blackhorse Regiment celebrated its 111th birthday with the residents of the Veterans Home of California - Barstow, Feb 2.

  • Female Soldiers help bridge Afghanistan culture gap

    Feb 9, 2012

    Twenty-five female Soldiers from the Alaska-based brigade are assigned to Female Engagement Teams whose mission is to interact with women and children in Khowst and Paktya provinces in Afghanistan.

  • Day of firsts for operators' of new radar system

    Feb 7, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- The radar truck moved into position on top of an observation point overlooking sparse ground that has been pock marked with impacts from artillery shells. A team of Soldiers poured out of the vehicle to set up their equipment. Jumping into action the Soldiers began swinging hammers, emplacing grounding stakes into the packed gravel around the radar. They leveled the radar, grounded the generator and had the system fully functional in less than five minutes. The radar and crew are ready to track incoming mortar and artillery rounds so that a counterbattery can return fire

  • Remarks by the President on the Veterans Job Corps

    Feb 7, 2012

    The Veterans Jobs Corps, which President Obama first proposed in his State of the Union address, will put veterans back to work protecting and rebuilding America.

  • The Army Now - Soldier makes sure vehicles and equipment roll smoothly

    Feb 7, 2012

    Spc. Carter makes sure vehicles and equipment roll smoothly from the motorpool he maintains in Afghanistan.

  • Yama Sakura 61 cultural events augment exercise

    Feb 8, 2012

    This year's Yama Sakura exercise has been the largest bilateral exercise between the U.S. Army Pacific and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force since the Great Tohoku Earthquake in March 2011.

  • 170 years of experience: Former commanders discuss future force

    Feb 8, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- With a combined military history of more than 170 years experience in one room, former commanders of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command met with current TRADOC leaders during this year's Former TRADOC Commanders Conference at Fort Eustis, Va., Feb. 2.

  • Former Israeli soldier finds footing in National Guard

    Feb 8, 2012

    Last summer, near the Sea of Galilee in the northern Israeli settlement of Mitzpe Adi, Daniel J. Houten finished up routine repairs on an Israeli Army M113 armored personnel carrier. As he shut the hood, he also closed the door on another chapter in his life.

  • Soldier performs selfless act of generosity

    Feb 8, 2012

    Capt. Brendan Graham, a pathologist at San Antonio Military Medical Center donated half of the $47,602 he won on 'Jeopardy' to three charities.

  • Army North hosts dual-status commanders orientation

    Feb 7, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Maj. Gen. Charles Gailes, the commanding general of U.S. Army North's Task Force 51, discusses the value and the role of dual-status commanders Feb. 7 and the importance of their relationships with Army North during the Dual Status Commanders Orientation at Army North's Main Conference Room at the historic Quadrangle. Gailes hosted the briefing and provided the opening remarks. The one-day stop at Army North was part of a larger series of conferences conducted by U.S. Northern Command for commanders who serve in a combined federal-state position.

  • ACC Today - Fall 2011

    Feb 7, 2012

    View the latest edition of the U.S. Army Contracting Command's award-winning magazine online.

  • TRADOC leads Army-wide leader development forum

    Feb 13, 2012

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, led an Army-wide forum Jan. 30, 2012, to discuss the Army leader development strategy to shape the Army of 2020.

  • Division West trains D.C. Guard's 273rd Military Police Company for Afghan mission

    Feb 7, 2012

    Soldiers with the District of Columbia Army National Guard's 273rd Military Police Company are training with the 1st Battalion, 361st Engineer 'Redhawk' Regiment, 5th Armored Brigade, Division West, in New Mexico before deploying to Afghanistan.

  • Research that is in the red

    Feb 7, 2012

    In an effort to improve the future of blood products, the Department of Defense, led by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, has established effective programs in the hopes of aiding both warfighters and civilians.

  • Ensuring Soldiers remain 'decisive edge'

    Feb 8, 2012

    The deputy assistant secretary of the Army for research and technology said Soldiers provide the decisive edge as she outlined the role of science and technology in solving the problems and meeting the challenges confronting the Army, during a Feb. 6, 2012, visit to the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center.

  • POM Tax Center opens in new location

    Feb 7, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - According to American founding father and kite-flying enthusiast Benjamin Franklin there are only two things that are certain in life: death and taxes.

  • Munakata family visits DLIFLC

    Feb 7, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Family members of Yutaka Munakata toured the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Munakata Hall, the building named in his honor, Jan. 27.

  • CSM Walk

    Feb 7, 2012

    The job of U.S. 8th Army's senior NCO is to make sure Soldiers deployed to Korea are prepared should the call come. Command Sergeant Major Rodney Harris stops in to check on Combat Service Support Soldiers.

  • The Army Now - A mother and daughter deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

    Feb 7, 2012

    A mother and daughter deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, or OEF, meeting at FOB Salerno, Afghanistan.

  • Fort Bragg pilot awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    Feb 9, 2012

    Capt. Brendan P. Murphy, of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Brigade, distinguished himself as the Air Mission Command and pilot in command of a CH-47D helicopter, Sept. 5, 2010, during Operation Enduring Freedom X, in Afghanistan.

  • Civilian Record Brief provides snapshot of employee's data

    Feb 13, 2012

    The Army has developed a Civilian Record Brief for civilian employees and their supervisors.

  • Fort A.P. Hill participates in Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

    Feb 7, 2012

    On Feb. 7, in remembrance of the 200th anniversary of the three 1811 earthquakes that destroyed the town of New Madrid, Mo., and created Reelfoot Lake in northwest Tennessee with a magnitude of 7.0 or greater, Fort A.P. Hill joined the estimated millions around the country participating in the Great Central U.S. Shakeout. Here, Lt. Col. Jack Haefner, Fort A.P. Hill garrison commander, and Gef Fisher, environmental specialist practice, Drop!, Cover!, Hold on!

  • TACOM commander visits local veterans

    Feb 7, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Kurt J. Stein, commanding general of the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, visited veterans at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center and the Piquette Square for Veterans in Detroit.

  • Fort Polk boy makes dogs' day, gives back to man's best friend

    Feb 7, 2012

    Matthew Howard, son of Matt and Rachael Morris and a student at Pickering Elementary School, chose to forgo traditional gifts in favor of donations to the City of DeRidder Animal Control during his birthday party Jan. 21. His mother's friend, Amber LeRoy, was his inspiration.

  • USAREC CG Shares Vision with Recruiters

    Feb 7, 2012

    The U.S. Army Recruiting Command commanding general visits with Soldiers and leaders of the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Milwaukee Feb. 1-2, 2012.

  • Army North showcases community support during Western Heritage Parade

    Feb 7, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, commanding general, U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, stands with Steve Bridges, chairman of the board, San Antonio Livestock and Rodeo, Alex Pena, operations director, San Antonio Stock and Rodeo Western Heritage Parade and Fred Petmecky, president, San Antonio Livestock and Rodeo Feb. 4 during the Western Heritage Parade. The parade hosted an array of participants to include clowns, longhorns, 332nd Fort Sam's Own, Army Band and the Fort Sam Houston Honors platoon.

  • Roach's Thrift Shop: Corporal's efforts save Army money

    Feb 8, 2012

    Boots, coats, pants, patches, and just about everything else uniform-related can be found at what troops in Kuwait are calling "Roach's Thrift Shop" at Camp Arifjan's Zone 6.

  • IMCOM commander visits Grafenwoehr

    Feb 7, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander, Installation Management Command, recognized U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr employees for their innovative ideas, best practices and selfless service during a visit, Jan. 27.

  • 21st TSC tax centers open for business

    Feb 7, 2012

    -- The Kaiserslautern Legal Services Center's Tax Assistance Center held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony in Bldg. 3210 on Kleber Kaserne here Feb. 3.

  • 261st Signal Co. helps West Texas Food Bank

    Feb 7, 2012

    A platoon from 261st Signal Company, 15th Special Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade willingly volunteers their time to help those less fortunate than themselves. The Soldiers who volunteer from 261st spend every Tuesday volunteering at the West Texas Food Bank.

  • NFL legend looks to help Army tackle behavioral health stigma

    Feb 7, 2012

    NFL legend. Heisman Trophy winner. Named as the best running back in college football history by ESPN. These all describe Herschel Walker, best known as a running back for the Dallas Cowboys. However, many people may not know that there are other sides to Walker.

  • Obama announces program to hire vets as first responders

    Feb 8, 2012

    President Barack Obama today continued his commitment to improving employment among veterans by introducing an initiative to hire them as the country's first responders.

  • Solar power to energize Detroit Arsenal

    Feb 8, 2012

    The first solar-powered microgrid to provide energy to an Army installation is scheduled to be operational this spring. U.S. Army engineers will install the system at Detroit Arsenal.

  • 101st Airborne Soldiers help prepare for fielding of upgraded howitzer

    Feb 8, 2012

    Soldiers from the 101st Airborne recently helped Picatinny employees complete the second of three logistics phases required before the digitized M119A2 howitzer can be fielded to troops.

  • Javelin training provides skills, sustainability for 'Warrior' brigade

    Feb 22, 2012

    On modern battlefields where the enemy rejects conventional warfare for irregular tactics, the U.S. Army continues to adapt with updated weapons and advanced training. Among the evolving capabilities stands the Javelin, a man-portable, anti-tank, shoulder-fired missile.

  • All-Army loses stranglehold on Armed Forces Boxing Championship

    Feb 7, 2012

    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- For the first time in 21 years, the All-Army Boxing Team lost its stranglehold on the gold Feb. 3 at the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championships.

  • Wolfhound rides ensures motorcycle safety

    Feb 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, participated in a spiritual motorcycle ride along Oahu's North Shore Jan. 27 in an effort to reinforce safety among Wolfhound riders.

  • New technology keeps wounded warriors behind the wheel

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Washington Auto Show in DC highlights technology that makes driving easier for wounded warriors.

  • The Army Now - Army medic, taking care of Soldiers on and off the battlefield

    Feb 6, 2012

    Pfc. Weaver, an Army medic, taking care of Soldiers on and off the battlefield.

  • Cadet Command announces top Army ROTC programs

    Feb 14, 2012

    The Army's Cadet Command announces the eight winners of the MacArthur Awards for the school year 2010-2011. The award recognizes the eight schools, selected from among the 273 senior Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) nationwide, as the top Army ROTC programs in the country.

  • Task Force Hurricane in the forecast for northern Afghanistan

    Feb 6, 2012

    Soldiers of the 841st Engineer Battalion's headquarters and forward support companies lead by (L-R) 1st Lt. Santos Ortiz and 1st Sgt. Stephon McAffee, headquarters company, Capt. Geoffery Givens and 1st Sgt. Corey Thompson, Forward Support Company. Seated, (L-R) Florida Governor Rick Scott, 841st Engineer Battalion commander Lt. Col. William Schaper, 926th Engineer Brigade commander Col. Lew Irwin and Miami Dade College president Dr. Jose A. Vicente during a departure ceremony at Miami Dade College, Feb. 4, 2012. The two companies will deploy to Afghanistan as part of Task Force Hurricane to provide command and control of combat and construction missions. The task force will also collaborate with the Afghan National Army in Regional Command North to improve security, development, and governance of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • Contractors meet and greet over new Fort Irwin hospital

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce, along with officials from the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, held a day-long industry meet and greet and project overview for the Fort Irwin Replacement Hospital here Jan. 18.

  • JBLM's first combined college graduation

    Feb 7, 2012

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- Master Sgt. Ramiro R Cantu, the noncommissioned officer in charge of Madigan Army Medical Center's consolidated education division, is presented his master's degree during the first combined college graduation ceremony for Joint Base Lewis-McChord here at Clover Park Technical College Feb. 3.

  • Judge Joe Brown Highlights Martin Luther King Federal Holiday Events

    Feb 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District celebrated the Martin Luther King federal holiday with a Jan. 10 visit to the District's downtown headquarters from Judge Joe Brown, who engaged the audience with a wide-ranging talk that addressed education, family, the criminal justice system and the influence of celebrity on today's society.

  • Survey asks for PT uniform recommendations

    Feb 9, 2012

    The Army wants Soldier input about a potential upgrade to the Army's physical fitness uniform.

  • Federal programs focus on Los Angeles River

    Feb 6, 2012

    Representing the Obama administration, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar joined Rep. Lucille Royball-Allard, Rep. Adam Schiff, Councilman Ed Reyes and other key stakeholders in celebrating the selection of the Los Angeles River Watershed as a priority project under the President's Urban Waters Federal Partnership.

  • Federal programs focus on Los Angeles River

    Feb 13, 2012

  • District commander helps students visualize a STEM life

    Feb 6, 2012

    Col. Mark Toy, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, spoke with more than 90 Roosevelt Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) High School students Jan. 20 during a Viva Technology Day on campus.ST

  • Super Bowl party benefits wounded warriors

    Feb 7, 2012

    Just days before Super Bowl XLVI, Jim McMahon, the retired NFL, two-time Super Bowl champ, hosted the Fourth Annual Swang N' Super Bowl Bash at the historic Rathskeller where charity donations from NFL players and celebrities were raised to benefit wounded warriors.

  • All-Army loses stranglehold on Armed Forces Boxing

    Feb 7, 2012

    For the first time in 21 years, the All-Army Boxing Team lost its stranglehold on gold Feb. 3 at the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championships. Two Soldiers won their division, but the Marine Corps took home the team title.

  • The Army Today - Cavalry Soldiers receive Army Commendation Medals and NCO taking oath of citzenship

    Feb 6, 2012

    Cavalry Soldiers receiving Army Commendation Medals with Valor in Afghanistan and a NCO taking oath of citzenship while deployed to Kosovo

  • JBLM BOSS van delivers servicemembers safely

    Feb 6, 2012

    Sam and his older brother, Spc. Tom Brandon, a Soldier with 17th Fires Brigade, rode together in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers van the evening of Jan. 27.

  • Sustainer U gives logistics Soldiers options

    Feb 6, 2012

    Servicemembers entering the civilian workforce are sharing in the nation's current economic slump. The U.S. Department of Labor reported in 2010 an 11.5 percent unemployment rate for those who'd served in the military any time after September 2001.

  • 'Hunters Helping Heroes' gives veterans easier hunting experience

    Feb 6, 2012

    As part of a program designed to express gratitude to service members, three active-duty Soldiers stationed at Picatinny Arsenal participated in a day-long, guided pheasant and chukar hunting trip.

  • 'Just another day on the job' for former NFL great, JBLM stadium manager Otis Sistrunk

    Feb 6, 2012

    Before the Oakland Raiders took to the field at the Rose Bowl Jan. 9, 1977, head coach John Madden shared some words. "If you lose the Super Bowl nobody remembers you. They only remember the winner."

  • Secretary Panetta in Brussels to meet with NATO Defense Ministers

    Feb 6, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta discusses recent decisions on the defense budget, as well as the future NATO strategy in Afghanistan.

  • Training 'everything' for JBLM firefighters: practiced low-angle rescues last month

    Feb 6, 2012

    It's 25 degrees, 10 with the wind chill. You've lost control of your car and have landed in an embankment just off of the Nisqually.

  • Surgeon General Signs Healthcare Covenant, Honors Excellence at Military Health System Conference

    Feb 6, 2012

    The Army Surgeon General and Medical Commander, LTG Patricia Horoho, asked Soldiers and Civilians in the audience to stand as she and Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock, U.S. Army Medical Command Senior Enlisted Advisor, signed a new Army Medicine Healthcare Covenant. The covenant signed 2 Feb., during the Army breakout and final day of the Military Health System Conference is leadership's commitment to the health, wellness and resilience of the Force and their Families.

  • Secretary of the Army swears in the new Vice Chief of Staff of the Army

    Feb 6, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh swears in the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III during a ceremony at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Panetta praises medical efforts by troops in Germany

    Feb 6, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta tells medical teams in Germany they have saved the lives of wounded warriors.

  • Army Inspector General updates House Armed Services Committee on Arlington probe

    Feb 6, 2012

    Army Inspector General LTG Peter Vangjel told Congress tangible progress has been made in remedying problems at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • New 101st CAB Soldiers learn ins, outs

    Feb 6, 2012

    New Soldiers of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade's Task Force Shadow prepared for the unknown at the Joint Readiness Training Center during the month of January.

  • Panetta considers security, savings in prioritizing cuts

    Feb 6, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta tells tropps at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany there are four things he takes into consideration as he works to cut $487 billion from defense spending.

  • Polar Bear Plunge

    Feb 6, 2012

    This year is the 15th Anniversary of the Minnesota Polar Bear Plunge. In the last seven years, the plunge has increased from five to 16 plunge sites all over the state, to include Camp Arifjan in Kuwait. Around 125 service members, mostly from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division 'Red Bulls' deployed to the area came to participate on the breezy cold morning to hold a remote version of the event.

  • Jan. 31, 2012 - Gen. Odierno's remarks at Gen. Chiarelli's retirement

    Feb 6, 2012

    Jan. 31, 2012 - Gen. Odierno's remarks at Gen. Chiarelli's retirement

  • Soldiers watch Super Bowl in war zone

    Feb 6, 2012

    When Giants quarterback Eli Manning hit wide receiver Victor Cruz for a two-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVI, nearly 7,000 miles from Indianapolis, in a tent just north of the Afghan-Pakistan border, the crowd erupted, breaking the early-morning silence on the dark, muddy forward operating base.

  • African-American women making history

    Feb 7, 2012

    African-American/Black History Month is a time to reflect on the contributions that African-Americans have made to the nation's society and to the rest of the world. The 2012 theme is Black Women in American Culture and History.

  • Afghan customs take the lead, make Afghanistan stronger

    Feb 6, 2012

    Afghan National Security Forces, working aside American soldiers and U.S. and Afghan civilians, conducted customs inspections on vehicles and paperwork outside Kandahar district's Bagh-e-Pol Jan. 30, 2012.

  • Odierno declares 1st ID Afghan training event successful

    Feb 7, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno met with 1st Infantry Division leaders following the completion of Unified Endeavor 12-01.

  • Active duty, veterans get a big salute at Washington Auto Show

    Feb 9, 2012

    Service members from throughout the National Capital Region were given a number of treats at the 2012 Washington Auto Show's Military Day, Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Tuskegee Airman shares history with deploying Soldiers

    Feb 7, 2012

    More than 60 Army Reserve Soldiers attended a meet-and-greet with a local member of the Second World War's famed Tuskegee Airmen, Jan. 27, 2012, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Panetta speaks to NATO ministers

    Feb 6, 2012

    BRUSSELS (Feb. 2, 2012) -- NATO defense ministers meeting here all agreed on a clear message: as the transition to Afghan security lead proceeds, the process "reflects what Lisbon was all about," Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • On the border: USACE works with stakeholders to complete remote garrisons for Afghan Border Police

    Feb 8, 2012

    Engineers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineering District-South travelled with Afghan Border Police leaders and mentors to inspect remote border police garrisons under construction near Pakistan on Jan. 27.

  • Seasonal flu likely to peak in coming weeks

    Feb 6, 2012

    With seasonal influenza in Germany set to peak in February, it's not too late for people to get a flu shot.

  • African American/Black History Month tri-signed letter

    Feb 6, 2012

    African American/Black History Month: Black Women in American History and Culture -- tri-signed letter

  • Teamwork yields on-time, on-budget USACE project delivery

    Feb 9, 2012

    Building the new mission command center on the Wiesbaden Army Airfield was an exercise in complex construction and teambuilding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District and its partners. The completion of the 285,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, environmentally sustainable MCC was accomplished on time and on budget by a project delivery team with common goals and a shared vision.

  • Army demonstrates watercraft capabilities at Tokyo joint disaster-relief exercise

    Feb 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Soldiers assisted with a "sealift drill" during a large-scale Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief Exercise Feb. 3, 2012, that was coordinated by the Japanese government and included participation from more than 10,000 people.

  • USACE continues contracting, construction momentum in January

    Feb 7, 2012

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineering District-South continued to meet its contracting and construction goals set for fiscal year 2012 during January. The South District exceeded first quarter goals and is on track to meet the second quarter goals as well.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps hosts welcome home return ceremony

    Feb 6, 2012

    The XVIII Airborne Corps commanding general and command sergeant major, subordinate division commanders and more than 100 distinguished guests attended the XVIII Airborne Corps' Welcome Home Return Ceremony on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 2, 2012.

  • Unified Quest: How the Army is building partners, capacity

    Feb 6, 2012

    Subject matter experts from across the Army, combatant commands, Department of State, allied nations, academia and think tanks will meet in Potomac, Md., to examine "How the Army Builds Partners and Capacity to Prevent, Shape and Win," the latest Unified Quest 2012 seminar, Feb. 7-10, 2012.

  • New bioelectric bandage interests Army

    Feb 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has initiated steps to evaluate a new bioelectric bandage.

  • Corps of Engineers completes major section of Route Bear highway

    Feb 4, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineering District-South recently completed construction of a major eight mile section of a two lane roadway between Kandahar City and Tarin Kwot. The $11.4 million project is expected to increase commerce and significantly reduce travel time between the two cities.

  • Families connect at Ohana Day

    Feb 3, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Football fans, both young and old, converged on Aloha Stadium, here, Saturday, to watch some of their favorite players in action.

  • Golf tournament offers free tickets to service members

    Feb 8, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Service members are invited to attend the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Pebble Beach for free a few days of the event, which spans Feb. 6-12. Thousands of fans attend the tournament every year. Notable professionals competing this year include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III, Chris DiMarco, Rocco Mediate, Geoff Ogilvy, Ian Poulter, Vijay Singh, Zach Johnson and the defending champion D.A. Points.

  • Soldiers at Camp Atterbury visited by current NFL football players part 2

    Feb 3, 2012

    Soldiers currently training for overseas deployment at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Edinburgh Indiana were treated to an afternoon of food, entertainment and a visit from current NFL football players during the NFL Salute to Service.

  • Under SecArmy promotes aide-de-camp to Lt. Col.

    Feb 3, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph W. Westphal, promotes his aide-de-camp to Lt. Col.

  • Soldiers at Camp Atterbury visited by current NFL football players part 1

    Feb 3, 2012

    Soldiers currently training for overseas deployment at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center, in Edinburgh, Indiana, were treated to an afternoon of food, entertainment and a visit from current NFL football players during the NFL Salute to Service.

  • Patriotic one-man show receives standing ovation

    Feb 3, 2012

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. -- James McEachin, an 82-year-old with more than 150 film and television credits, gave a performance lasting about two hours and received a standing ovation Jan. 20 at the C.L. Hoover Opera House.

  • Fort Riley wounded warrior closes NASDAQ in New York

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- The closing NASDAQ bell in New York City's Times Square normally represents the end of daily trading on the MarketSite, the largest electronic stock market in the U.S., but on Dec. 28, the ceremony's symbolism ran a bit deeper for Master Sgt. Kevin Walker and his Family when he was honored with the special task of officially closing the market.

  • Training connects Arizona teachers and U.S. Army Reserve soldiers

    Feb 3, 2012

    In a quiet, empty classroom of an elementary school nestled in the Phoenix suburb of Buckeye, a teacher and four U.S. Army Reserve soldiers sit down for a conversation on Jan. 20, 2012. After all students were dismissed for the day, the long hallways echo footsteps of faculty as soldiers from Charlie Company from the 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion introduce themselves and begin a conversation with 5th grade teacher, Christy N. Sartiano at the West Park Elementary School.

  • Korean and American aircraft work together in a new way

    Feb 3, 2012

    Korean and American aircraft work together in a new way.

  • Army training in South Korea

    Feb 3, 2012

    Army training in South Korea

  • Fort Riley students learn about rodeo, history

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Ware Elementary School students learned about roping, racing and riding Jan. 26 when four members of the Kansas State University's Rodeo Club traveled to the school to do a presentation about the rodeo. The presentation was in honor of Kansas Day.

  • Vintage Military Vehicle Club to begin at Fort Riley

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- What may become the first Vintage Military Vehicle Club on an Army installation is now forming. "As far as I know, we will be the only post with a Vintage Military Vehicle Club," according to Bob Smith, Fort Riley museum director.

  • BOSS members witness history during ski trip

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT RILEY - Forty-seven Soldiers who went on the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers trip to Colorado witnessed history. The BOSS Soldiers saw professional snowboarder Shaun White win his fifth straight superpipe gold medal with a perfect 100 run at the X Games Jan. 29 in Aspen, Colo.

  • Eagle Assault conducts aircrew contingency training

    Feb 6, 2012

    Realistic, scenario-based training is something Soldiers depend on to stay sharp in their military occupational specialty and to stay alive should they ever encounter a dangerous situation.

  • Army showing strong in Armed Forces Boxing preliminaries

    Feb 6, 2012

    The preliminaries of the 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championship at Camp Pendleton, Calif., are complete and the Army team has seven fighters going to the finals Feb. 3.

  • Soldiers honored during Purple Heart ceremony

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV, commanding general, U.S. Army North and Fort Sam Houston, presents the Purple Heart to Pfc. Kevin Trimble, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, during a ceremony Jan. 31 at the Warrior and Family Support Center.

  • IG testifies to Congress: Arlington Cemetery making progress

    Feb 6, 2012

    Within the last two years, Arlington National Cemetery has seen much progress in correcting gravesite deficiencies, increasing customer service, and instituting effective computer recordkeeping, said the Army's inspector general.

  • Warrior and Family Support Center presents Winter Wonderland

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A child sleds down a snow ramp Jan. 30 at the Warrior and Family Support Center's Winter Wonderland. Wounded Warriors and their Families threw snowballs, sledded down the snow ramp, danced in the snow and feasted on tamales.

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