Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Fort Bragg builds archery range at McKellar's Rod and Gun Club

    Feb 3, 2012

    Fort Bragg celebrated its archery range grand opening at McKellar's Rod and Gun Club with a ceremonial ribbon cutting Jan. 24. The new range consists of 10 targets that are positioned at varying distances of 15 to 75 yards away from archers. The range is designed to meet the needs of everything from the casual archer to the avid bow hunter.

  • Holiday demob surge no match for First Army Division East

    Feb 3, 2012

    With a normal demobilization load of about 4,600 troops coupled with a surge demob load of nearly 2,500 troops, First Army Division East personnel proved their professionalism and reinforced their reputation as the premier organization for demob support with the successful demobilization of more than 7,000 returning Warriors.

  • Army nixes Resumix; Fort Bragg begins using USA Staffing

    Feb 3, 2012

    After 10 years of using a staffing service called Resumix, the Army has decided to part ways with its once faithful servant in favor of a new service called USA Staffing. Within the next year, the Army's online application, CPOL, which stands for civilian personnel online, will begin transferring to the now preferred USA Staffing software system. Fort Bragg will see the transition later this month.

  • South Post Commissary at Fort Bragg undergoes renovations

    Feb 3, 2012

    The South Post Commissary is undergoing renovations. The upgrades will include new chilled and frozen food display cases; extending the building's usable space; improving the restrooms; enhancing the entrances and updating the air conditioning and heating systems. John Moore, the South Post Commissary store director, said that the project will be completed in phases over the next 14 months.

  • Airborne scholarships available for Fort Bragg students

    Feb 3, 2012

    The Airborne Scholarship Association provides merit-based, undergraduate school scholarships to the dependent Family members of active duty, veterans and Department of the Army civilians from non-divisional units within the XVIII Airborne Corps who have served since September 11, 2011,

  • Apache Project Office demos National Airspace Trainer: New capability addresses Army's need for coll

    Feb 3, 2012

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Product Office for the AH-64D Longbow Apache Block III (AB3) conducted a demonstration of a new capability that will enable collective Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) training using a manned helicopter. The demo was held on the campus of University of Alabama-Huntsville on February 2.

  • Wonderful World for Kids hosts first RecycOlympics at Fort Bragg

    Feb 3, 2012

    Children at the Wonderful World for Kids carried the torch for sustainability at the installation's inaugural RecycOlympics in January. Organizers said the venue was important because it is an excellent way to teach children about environmental awareness and understanding.

  • They began life hard but both now serve as role models

    Feb 6, 2012

    When Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Shawn Michael Hibbard was was paired with all-star football player Eli Harold for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, they found they shared similar hardships from the past, along with similar aspirations for the future.

  • Fort Bragg Fury Brigade troops train on hand-held detectors

    Feb 3, 2012

    Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment spent a week becoming familiar with the Army's latest technology in mine-detection equipment. The training was conducted by the U.S. Army Forces Command Counter IED Integration Cell, part of the FORSCOM effort to push more training to home station.

  • Unit trains with Army's newest trucks

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.--A Battery 3rd Battalion 13th Field Artillery got a chance to practice driving the Army's newest vehicle, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (known as the MRAP) Tuesday here at Fort Sill. The battery hasn't been put on notice that it will deploy any time soon; the training was conducted to keep the Soldiers of the battery ready for whatever comes up.

  • DODEA schools not needed

    Feb 3, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- The Department of Defense Education Activity, or DODEA, and the DOD were commissioned to study and validate the concerns that the Hawaii Department of Education's public schools aren't providing military-connected students with an adequate and appropriate set of educational services.

  • U.S., Iraqi pastors connect through Christian faith at Fort Bragg

    Feb 3, 2012

    the United States continues to nurture its partnership with the Iraqi people and U.S. Army Christian chaplains from Fort Bragg and two Iraqi Christian pastors, Reverends Aziz Makadsi and Joseph Francis, came together to share ideas and stories during a pastor meeting at John F. Kennedy Memorial Chapel Jan. 27.

  • Notifying the workforce during an emergency

    Feb 3, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Your phone rings: "Please report to your appointed shelter" the message says. Within the hour, a F5 tornado rips through your neighborhood. Approximately 1, 600 tornadoes occurred across the states in the 2011 tornado outbreak. Locally, homes were flattened and thousands were left without power, including Redstone Arsena

  • USATDS offers legal advice to Soldiers

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Trial Defense Service, or USATDS, is set up to provide free legal advice and representation to Soldiers facing court-martial, nonjudicial punishment, Article 15, administrative separation and other adverse actions.

  • Natural Resources Team wins top Army award

    Feb 3, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Spirit, hard work and scaling mountains paid off as U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Natural Resources Team garnered one of the Army's most prestigious awards, Jan. 27.

  • FORSCOM Civil Affairs Brigade hosts USAID seminar

    Feb 3, 2012

    The earthquake that hit Japan in March 2011 and the subsequent U.S. rescue efforts that followed were a chilling lesson in humanitarian aid management. With so many different organizations involved, how do all of the agencies stay synchronized?

  • Texas National Guard, Active Army chemical company commanders share capabilities, best practices

    Feb 3, 2012

    Key leaders of the Austin based Texas National Guard unit, Joint Task Force 71, met with their active duty counterparts, the 2nd Chemical Battalion, in Fort Hood, Texas, to share what the two teams bring to chemical defense fight.

  • Focus continues on accountability, technology, fiscal stewardship at ANC

    Feb 6, 2012

    The executive director of the Army National Cemeteries Program testified to the House Armed Services Joint Military Personnel and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees, regarding the standards and corrective actions that have been instituted to address previous issues.

  • DoD 'stickers' go away at Sill

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla-- Fort Sill no longer requires Department of Defense decals on privately-owned vehicles to enter the installation. Soldiers, family members, DA civilians and contractors entering the post will only need to show their military identification or common access cards.

  • Panetta: NATO ministers agree Afghan transition on track

    Feb 6, 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.

  • Tyrese visits Soliders at Fort Hood

    Feb 3, 2012

    Singer, actor and model Tyrese paid a visit to Soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. Tyrese wanted to thank the Soldiers

  • CSA's Marching Orders

    Feb 3, 2012

  • Accident investigators show students future value of science

    Feb 3, 2012

    Army accident investigators from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker had a point to make to 50-60 members of the science club Feb. 1 at Dauphin Junior High School in Enterprise, Ala.

  • Women's Ski Team meet with guests, staff in Garmisch

    Feb 3, 2012

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Hundreds of sports fans lined up Feb. 1 as four members of the U.S. Women's Ski Team autographed photos, postcards and ski helmets.

  • Army bringing Detroit military muscle, efficiency to Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 7, 2012

    The U.S. Army is sending two concept hybrid vehicles to the Chicago Auto Show to showcase its latest energy-efficiency efforts that can save money, address environmental concerns and save Soldiers' lives.

  • DOD testing program to screen for more prescription drugs

    Feb 7, 2012

    The Defense Department's drug-testing program is expanding to add screening for two additional prescription medications to the range of legal and illegal drugs it currently detects.

  • Super Bowl mania spreads at Atterbury

    Feb 3, 2012

    Football fans at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in Indiana had unique visitors Feb. 2, 2012, as seven NFL football players from various teams and a group of Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders made an appearance for the NFL Salute to Service Military Appreciation event.

  • 18th MP Bde NCOs go back to the basics

    Feb 3, 2012

    Junior non-commissioned officers of the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, are taking advantage of a 10-day professional development course here Jan. 23 - Feb. 3, entitled "School of Leaders."

  • Students take aim at marksmanship championship

    Feb 3, 2012

    "It's really calming for me," said Junior Alexis Finster, Vilseck High School. "I usually try to take it slow and simple," added Max Pertrunyak, a freshman from Heidelberg. Vilseck junior Meraleigh Randle tightened her lips and smiled, "I'm just a happier person when I'm shooting." These are comforting words coming from rifle-wielding high school students, who despite their age, are collected and serious about their craft.

  • Margie Ferriter focuses on families

    Feb 3, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- Margie Ferriter, wife of Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander, Installation Management Command, took time to talk with senior spouses during a visit, here, Jan. 27. They candidly discussed concerns including sponsorship, specialized programs for exceptional family members and the new fiscal realities facing military communities.

  • Old Guard Soldier learned of blessed event while deployed

    Feb 3, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Todd Keys vividly remembers his pair of deployments to Iraq. His calls to duty were on direct collision courses with a baby-toting stork.

  • DOD begins prorating imminent danger pay

    Feb 3, 2012

    Service members now will receive imminent danger pay only for days they actually spend in hazardous areas, Pentagon officials said here today.

  • Chiarelli retires after 40 years of service

    Feb 3, 2012

    The thunderous sound of the gun volley that echoed across Washington Jan. 31 marked the end to an acclaimed and storied military career for Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli.

  • Austin sworn in as 33rd Army vice chief of staff

    Feb 3, 2012

    The Army welcomed a new vice chief of staff during a swearing-in ceremony for Gen. Lloyd Austin III Jan. 31. John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, recited the oath of office for Austin, becoming the 33rd Army vice chief of staff at the ceremony held on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

  • 455th ESFS assists 401st AFSB with security

    Feb 3, 2012

    455th Air Expeditionary Wing -- Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron gave the 401st AFSB a helping hand in providing security for high-profile visitors recently.

  • Medical training builds partnerships, saves lives

    Feb 3, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Bundeswehr Soldiers from Germany's Armed Forces United Training Center were challenged physically and mentally at the 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion's "Viper Pit" January 30 -- February 3, while conducting Combat Lifesaver training.

  • Sling Load Training

    Feb 3, 2012

    Soldiers from the 551st Inland Cargo Transfer Company (ICTC), 501st Sustainment Brigade (SBDE) slingload a HMMWV during training operations at Camp Carroll, Korea Feb. 3.

  • 2ID Soldiers support needy in Dongducheon

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and 210th Fires Brigade distribute charcoal and rice to the poor in Dongducheon City near Camps Casey and Hovey Feb. 1. The Soldiers raised more than $3,000 to support the needy in surrounding community as the temperature plummeted to record lows in Dongducheon.

  • LTG Mike Ferriter recognizes military housing professionals

    Feb 3, 2012

    SAN DIEGO -- LTG Mike Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, addressed the Professional Housing Management Association Professional Development Seminar today in San Diego. Housing professionals from across the military received honors and participated in a combination of courses, workshops and presentations as well as panel and group discussions related to today's Military Housing issues.

  • Oswego community bids farewell to local heroes

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Oswego community showed up in full force to demonstrate their support and bid farewell to their local heroes, the men and women of the 444th Engineer Company, during a mobilization ceremony Jan. 31, 2012 in Oswego, New York.

  • 3-6 FA Soldiers fire 'big guns' on Fort Drum ranges

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team's 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment conducted a live-fire exercise Jan. 23-29 with their M-119A2 towed howitzers throughout the Fort Drum training area.

  • "America's Contingency Corps"

    Feb 2, 2012

    Over 14,000 Soldiers from across the XVIII Airborne Corps participated in the XVIII Airborne Corps run at Fort Bragg, Feb. 2. Lt. Gen. Frank Helmick, commanding general, XVIII Abn. Corps and Fort Bragg, and Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice, XVIII Abn. Corps and Fort Bragg command sergeant major, led the Soldiers along the four-mile route. The XVIII Abn. Corps recently redeployed from a year-long deployment to Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn. Runners included Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum, N.Y., the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command from Fort Knox, Ky., the 35th Signal Battalion from Fort Lewis, Wash., and 3rd Infantry Division from Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Nashville District holds its last lock operator training graduation

    Feb 2, 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2012) -- The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the end of an era as he presented nine students from its lock operator class with graduation certificates here today at J. Percy Priest Lake.

  • Great Bridge, crew save 101 stranded on boat near Lib

    Feb 6, 2012

    USAKA's Great Bridge was called into action on a search and rescue mission Wednesday and towed a disabled boat carrying 101 people back to Ebeye.

  • Army reduced 'energy intensity' by 4 percent last year

    Feb 3, 2012

    The Army's overall "energy intensity" went down last year, said the Army's lead on energy-use reduction.

  • Agency completes mission to destroy chemical weapons

    Feb 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot in Utah Jan. 21, 2012.

  • 'Warrior Diplomats' Hone Skills at Boaz MOUT site

    Feb 2, 2012

    More than 50 "Warrior Diplomats" from A Company, 81st Civil Affairs Battalion, 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, conducted a civil military operations focused situational training exercise consisting of various scenarios at the Boaz Military Operations in Urban Terrain Site at Fort Hood Jan. 31.

  • Fort Sill Soldiers repair, restore Cold War artillery

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla-- On Dec. 1, B Company, 168th Brigade Support Battalion armament repair Soldiers performed a unique and important mission "repair history." The mission was to receive, repair and make functional four D-30 122mm howitzers that have sat dormant for the last 20 years as museum pieces and "flower pots" on Fort Sill.

  • Organizations make Belvoir, MDW safer places

    Feb 2, 2012

    Senior safety professionals from partner organization on Fort Belvoir and in the Military District of Washington shared ideas on how to make the installation a safer place to live and work, during a meet and greet Jan. 26, at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club

  • Regenerative medicine striving to grow human organs

    Feb 3, 2012

    The Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine is working with consortiums toward growing body parts for wounded warriors.

  • Installation to spotlight African-American women during observance

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Belvoir celebrates women of African-American descent with an interactive skit, food tasting and a guest speaker during its celebration of Black History Month, Feb. 14, at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club.

  • Black Soldier battled prejudice with honor

    Feb 14, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Henry Flipper graduated as the first black officer from the U.S. Military Academy in 1877. As a second lieutenant, he influenced the history of the Army, and America, as much as anyone else.

  • Soldiers receive new mattresses through First Sergeants Barracks Program

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers residing in Fort Irwin's barracks may have gotten a comfortable change to their living quarters this week. Seven hundred new mattresses were installed in barracks rooms during the week of January 23 as part of the First Sergeants Barracks Program, an Armywide initiative that aims to improve quality of life for single Soldiers by streamlining the management of their quarters.

  • Active shooter training makes Belvoir, Military Police more effective

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Belvoir Law Enforcement Officers, Military Police and members of the 55th Explosive Ordinance Disposal participated in active shooter training Jan. 23-27.

  • Youth turn out for FIRST LEGO League Challenge despite snowy weather

    Feb 2, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Despite an early-morning snow storm that spread snow and frozen rain across the region, 125 middle school students from around Maryland showed up to compete in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command headquarters Jan. 21.

  • CMA completes mission to destroy chemical weapons

    Feb 2, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot in Utah Jan. 21.

  • 2-18th FA defeats 31st ADA, 42-27

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla.-- The defending post intramural basketball champions stepped on the court Jan. 26 and they were not leaving without a win. 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery "Mission Ready" accomplished that goal and is inching closer to another trophy after defeating Headquarters, Headquarters Battery, 31st Air Defense Artillery 42-27.

  • Schaffer named Officer of the Year

    Feb 2, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Jason Schaffer, who was recently selected as APG's Police Officer of the Year, said he thrives on being a member of the military equivalent of a SWAT team.

  • Helmick, Rice lead XVIII Airborne Corps redeployment run

    Feb 2, 2012

  • The Army Now - General Peter Chiarelli retiring from the U.S. Army

    Feb 2, 2012

    General Peter Chiarelli retiring from the U.S. Army.

  • New housing nears completion

    Feb 2, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The first Family slated to move into APG's new Bayside townhomes will sign their lease during a Feb. 7 ceremony at Picerne Military Housing's Neighborhood Office.

  • 'Revolution in Prosthetics' reports advancements, future of prosthetics

    Feb 3, 2012

    Civilian researchers and Army physicians gathered to discuss the progress and future of prosthetics for wounded warriors at the "Revolution in Prosthetics" session Jan. 31, 2012 during the Military Health System Conference held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2012, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center at National Harbor, Md.

  • Jan. 31, 2012 Secretary of the Army John McHugh remarks - Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General P

    Feb 2, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh remarks -Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General Pete Chiarelli Farewell

  • Jan. 31, 2012 - Secretary of the Army John McHugh Remarks - Gen. Austin Welcome Swearing In Ceremony

    Mar 12, 2013

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh Remarks. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General Austin Welcome Swearing In Ceremony. Fort Meyer, VA.

  • Yama Sakura 61 mock press conference

    Feb 2, 2012

    Col. Thomas Kunk, U.S. Army Pacific Contingency Command Post G-3 and Col. Sumio Yamashita, Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Middle Army G-3 prepare to discuss operations during a mock press conference at Camp Itami, Japan Feb. 2.

  • Counter IED instructors in Cambodia to exchange knowledge in advance of ASEAN Summit

    Feb 2, 2012

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia--As military operations wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan, instructors from the Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center are still busy.

  • The Army Now - Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders performing for Soldiers at USO events

    Feb 2, 2012

    Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders performing for Soldiers at USO events.

  • Corps talks FUDS with Southern Arizona residents

    Feb 3, 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District began clearing work Jan. 30 at several of the former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges as part of the Formerly Used Defense Sites program.

  • Army Now - Wounder Warrior, Staff Sgt. (R) Harris meets with wounded Soldiers

    Feb 2, 2012

    Wounder Warrior, Staff Sgt. (R) Harris meets with and raises spirits of wounded Soldiers at Lanstuhl, Germany.

  • Army initiative helps connect Fort Drum Soldiers to local home, apartment rentals

    Feb 2, 2012

    For those choosing to rent a residence off post, one program is helping to bridge the gap and build better relationships between Soldiers and landlords.

  • Historic charter signing unites division's cavalry units

    Feb 2, 2012

    Dozens of Stetson-clad troopers gathered Jan. 27 at the Commons on Fort Drum to celebrate cavalry tradition, spirit and camaraderie and to write another chapter in the history of 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • 210th BSB conducts snow challenge

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers from 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team participated in the Provider Snow Challenge, Jan. 18-20 on Fort Drum.

  • The Army Today - Army veterinarian describing her job and why it's the best in the Army

    Feb 2, 2012

    Army veterinarian describing her job and why it's the best in the Army

  • The Army Now - Soldiers taking part in the Yama Sakura experience Japanese culture

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Army Now - Soldiers taking part in the Yama Sakura experience Japanese culture

  • MEDDAC AND DENTAC STAFF ATTEND PARTNER-IN-TRUST PRACTITIONER COURSE

    Feb 3, 2012

    Twenty-nine command-selected individuals from MEDDAC and DENTAC attended the Partner-In-Trust Practitioner Course last week in Watertown; the first in a series of training that supports the Army Surgeon General initiative to build a Culture of Trust throughout Army Medicine.

  • MILDEP gets demo of the Army's Light Utility Helicopter

    Feb 2, 2012

    THREE-STAR PREVIEW -- Lt. Gen. William Phillips (right), Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, Technology (ASAALT) received a UH-72A Security and Support (S&S) Mission Equipment Package (MEP) capability demonstration from the North Carolina Army National Guard (NCARNG) and the Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) Product Office on January 26 at the D.C. Army National Guard Aviation Support Facility.

  • Construction begins on new training center

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Carson leaders and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Native American Services Corp shoveled the first scoop of dirt in a Jan. 27 ceremonial groundbreaking event, signifying the start of construction of the Mission Command Training Center.

  • 3-6 FA Soldiers fire 'big guns' on Fort Drum ranges

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team's 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment conducted a live-fire exercise Jan. 23-29 with their M-119A2 towed howitzers throughout the Fort Drum training area.

  • Eagles soar high overhead Dale Hollow Lake bird watchers

    Feb 2, 2012

    CELINA, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2012) -- American Bald Eagles soared high overhead today canvassed against clear blue skies. Far below bird watchers cruised onboard a barge around Dale Hollow Lake in awe of America's majestic symbol.

  • 1-22 Inf. Regt., 'Regulars,' mentor next generation of leaders

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT CARSON, CO--Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, "Regulars," 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, attended team leader training, Jan. 9-12, at the battalion company operations facility and Fort Carson Training Area 5.

  • Small Arms Repair Facility opens at ANAD

    Feb 2, 2012

    The problems were numerous -- an old building, repair and testing processes that were spread through several buildings and an outdoor range, a long round-trip drive with security each time weapons needed to be taken from or delivered to storage or the outdoor firing range and old equipment in need of frequent maintenance. The solution was simple, build a new, state-of-the-art facility large enough to hold every process necessary to overhaul or repair small arms weapons.

  • ANAD CPAC outlines leave options

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Federal government offers a wide range of leave options to assist employees who need to be away from the workplace. Some of these leave options include annual leave, sick leave, advanced annual and sick leave, leave without pay, Family Medical Leave Act and donated leave under the voluntary leave donor program.

  • Soldier athletes compete for Olympics

    Mar 21, 2013

    The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program provides outstanding Soldier athletes from all Army components the support and training they need to compete and succeed in national and international competitions while maintaining military careers.

  • Inexpensive cooking for Soldiers, spouses

    Feb 2, 2012

    Tonight I cooked my wife a birthday meal, without burning it, for fewer than $25. It's the first time I've successfully followed a recipe that didn't come from the back of a frozen entrée.

  • Fort Drum honors three fallen Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team

    Feb 2, 2012

    Families, friends and fellow comrades of three fallen Soldiers attended a Mountain Remembrance ceremony Thursday at the Main Post Chapel to honor the memories of their warriors recently killed in Afghanistan.

  • Learning to tell the Army's story: Future Army leaders learn power of media

    Feb 2, 2012

    The media is all around us -- television, radio, newspaper, the Internet. That is why one of the classes offered to troops here at Fort Leonard Wood is devoted to mass communication, teaching the Army's future leaders how to deal with the media.

  • Soldiers in Korea spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the Demilitarized Zone

    Feb 2, 2012

    The dividing line between North and South Korea is the 38th parallel, known as the Demilitarized Zone, or DMZ. American Soldiers spend their days at the Joint Security Area at the DMZ, making sure people remember why the country is divided.

  • MRAP training comes to Fort Lee

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 2, 2012) -- One of the vehicles responsible for saving hundreds of U.S. lives and changing the face of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan has made its way to Fort Lee.

  • MDW Soldier Wins Career Counselor of the Year

    Feb 3, 2012

    Sgt. First Class William Bastian, Career Counselor for 4th Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), is the new Secretary of the Army 2012 Active Component Career Counselor of the Year.

  • Anti-IED agency opens office on post

    Feb 2, 2012

    To help counter the improvised explosive device threat to our military forces, A-T Solutions Inc., a global, counterterrorism solutions firm headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, has opened a new office at Fort Leonard Wood.

  • 'Pale Riders' recognize Soldiers for valor, courage

    Feb 3, 2012

    The "Pale Riders" 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducted an awards ceremony, honoring their troops for acts of valor and courage while deployed to Afghanistan, at Fort Riley, Kan., Jan. 25, 2012.

  • Hundreds of Legion leaders hear the Watervliet Arsensal story

    Feb 3, 2012

    Watervliet Arsenal Commander Col. Mark F. Migaleddi had the rare opportunity to address the New York State American Legion's leadership at their Mid-Winter Conference on Jan. 29, 2012.

  • Ready? OK! Hard work, motivation pay off for Military Child of the Year semi-finalist

    Feb 2, 2012

    When Alexis Stamm decides she's going to do something, she doesn't just put her best foot forward; she immerses herself in the task, giving it her complete mind, body and heart -- a trait that makes her the ideal candidate to represent military children throughout the world.

  • Don't be complacent; stay involved

    Feb 2, 2012

    This morning, Phil will leave his burrow at 7:20 a.m. at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., and he will observe the weather conditions and look for his shadow. He will then make his prediction for the remainder of winter.

  • The Judge Advocate General presents ABA LAMP award to Army South civilian attorney

    Feb 3, 2012

    The Judge Advocate General presents ABA LAMP award to Army South civilian attorney

  • Super Bowl safety key to good time

    Feb 2, 2012

    Super Bowl weekend has arrived and Fort Rucker officials urge people in the community to be safe and healthy before, during and after the upcoming football game.

  • Free resources abound at post facility

    Feb 2, 2012

    From e-books to music downloads to language learning software, the Center Library features a treasure trove of free resources to the community.

  • Look how far we've come: New Soldier barracks offers latest in comfort, privacy

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood barracks have come a long way since 1941, when two 2-story wood barracks, mess halls, day rooms and orderly/supply buildings were erected. The brand new barracks the 58th Transportation Battalion Advanced Individual Training Soldiers moved into two weeks ago can house up to 450 Soldiers.

  • AAAA honors Soldiers at awards ceremony on Fort Rucker

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted the annual Army Aviation Association of America Awards presentation at The Landing where Soldiers, Family members and members of the community came to honor the winners Jan 25.

  • Post honors Parker Award recipients

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers, Family members and other members of the Fort Rucker community gathered for a ceremony at The Landing to honor the recipients of the Lt. Gen. Ellis D. Parker Outstanding Unit Awards Jan. 24.

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