Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Dustoff crew wins Air/Sea Rescue award for mission in Afghanistan

    Feb 3, 2012

    An aviation crew with C Company "Dustoff," Task Force Phoenix, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, recently earned an Army Aviation Association of America National Award for a mission conducted in June 2011 in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

  • TCM-UAS charter changes hands

    Feb 2, 2012

    A 1985 flight school student accepted the charter to become the new U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Capabilities Manager-Unmanned Aircraft Systems during a change of charter ceremony Jan. 27 at The Landing.

  • Program teaches military children essential skills: Gymnastics, dance classes promote self-confidenc

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Drum youths are stretching, tumbling and leaping their way to learning the fundamentals of dance and gymnastics through the SKIES Unlimited program.

  • Air traffic control unit earns prestigious awards

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Soldiers with an air traffic control company from Task Force Knighthawk, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, earned five Army Aviation Association of America awards from their performance during the recent deployment to eastern Afghanistan.

  • Ghost Riders reunite: 90th HR receives warm welcome home

    Feb 2, 2012

    Friends, Family Members, and fellow Soldiers welcomed home the Headquarters Detachment of 90th Human Resources Company, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division early on the morning of Jan. 26 after a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Army Aviation checks its vision at Fort Rucker

    Feb 2, 2012

    Fort Rucker hosted a "vision" check for Army Aviation in January, but it wasn't about eyesight; it was about foresight.

  • 1/3 BSTB Medic practice saving lives under fire

    Feb 2, 2012

    Two Soldiers rushed to cover from 'enemy gunfire' as a firefight broke out. Moving behind an ancient piece of machinery they called out to where a Soldier lay on the ground, covered in 'blood'. Receiving nothing but groans of pain, the two Soldiers laid down suppressive fire as they moved up, checking the surroundings for any sign of threat as one kneeled to check the mock casualty's vitals. Within moments of the two medics determined the problem and after administering initial first aid, dragged the Soldier carefully to a safe location to be evacuated.

  • Neighborhood center opens

    Feb 2, 2012

    Soldiers, Families and community leaders gathered Jan. 27 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of the Munson Heights Neighborhood Center's grand opening on Fort Rucker.

  • Desert Rogue Soldier accomplishes dream of American Citizenship

    Feb 2, 2012

    For one Soldier of 1st Battalion, 64th Armored Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, a dream came true when he was sworn in as a U.S. citizen during a naturalization ceremony at the Atlanta Immigration Office, Jan 9, just 2 months before his unit's deployment to Afghanistan.

  • Pilot project tests Soundoff! distribution

    Feb 2, 2012

    Beginning Feb. 2, Soundoff! will initiate a pilot project to help assess the most efficient method to distribute the weekly newspaper to residents living on post.

  • New first aid kit being developed at Natick

    Mar 16, 2012

    The new Individual First Aid Kit being developed at the Natick Soldier Systems Center eventually will be carried by every Soldier in a combat environment.

  • Fort Meade Express completes renovations

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Fort Meade Express, formerly known as the Fort Meade Shoppette, completed its image upgrade Friday.

  • CSM Hood brings his love of Soldiers to Hunter

    Feb 2, 2012

    He is a familiar face in the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team and the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team; but Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Hood is lesser known to those at Hunter Army Airfield, where he assumed responsibility as garrison command sergeant major, Jan. 5.

  • Digital partnership improves health care access for veterans

    Feb 2, 2012

    Part of the demobilization process for Reserve and National Guard troops has gone digital with a partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Eligibility Center and First Army Division East.

  • Fort Meade Tax Center offers free assistance

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Fort Meade Tax Center provides free tax assistance for service members, retirees and their dependents through Tax Day on April 17.

  • Marne Soldiers to vie for EIB

    Feb 2, 2012

    Hundreds of Third Infantry Division Soldiers vie for the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, on Fort Stewart.

  • Recording, storing the Army's history

    Feb 2, 2012

    Within its walls, you can find the uniforms and flags of past wars, the table used by Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf during the signing of the 1991 cease-fire agreement with Iraq and numerous guns and knives. The historical clearinghouse located at Anniston Army Depot is a division of the Center of Military History, which is a directorate of the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, located in Washington, D.C.

  • 82nd Civil Affairs welcomed as tenant unit to Fort Stewart

    Feb 2, 2012

    The home of the Third Infantry Division is making way for a new battalion - the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion. The battalion falls under the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade, United States Forces Command's only active duty CA Brigade.

  • Veterans organization provides free Internet at Edelweiss

    Feb 2, 2012

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- As the snow falls in Garmisch, a service member couple on vacation at the Armed Forces Recreation Center, Edelweiss Lodge and Resort cozy up to the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine after a great day. Another family who is on R&R leave from Iraq is relaxing in the hot tub after a sightseeing tour to the famous Neuschwanstein castle. Outside the resort, the kids are enjoying making a snowman with their dad who just returned from a long deployment.

  • 'Army Brat' becomes leader in energy, cost-saving initiative

    Feb 2, 2012

    People know him as the director of the Directorate of Public Works. People call him Mr. Baumgardt, which is a sign of respect. People associate him with planting the seed for the Chip and Haul Program, which is an energy-reduction, cost-saving innovation at Fort Stewart. But, at the end of the day, the director Mr. Baumgardt is just Robert Baumgardt or Bob, as he prefers to be called -- a man with a plan and no stranger to the military world.

  • Writer uses literary cadence to motivate, enlighten, educate

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 2, 2012) -- You don't have to meet Latorial Faison to know her. Her life and experiences - the search for self-identity, the revelation of family secrets, her academic triumphs, motherly aspirations, spirituality, perspectives on African-American history and culture, and a number of other topics - have all been offered up for public consumption in the form of poetry, which can be read at www.latorialfaison.com.

  • WTB Nurses Continuing Army Nurse Corps 111-year Legacy Caring for Others

    Feb 2, 2012

    Three Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade nurse case managers are honored to continue the Army Nurse Corps' legacy of caring for others as it celebrates 111 years of "selfish service to our nation" Feb. 2.

  • Joint Forces combined under one roof at new Readiness Center

    Feb 24, 2012

    A $33 million armed forces readiness center opened recently in Madison, Wis., that houses four services in one location and designed to save millions in operating costs by combining five former facilities.

  • Exercise to get a grip on love handles

    Feb 2, 2012

    I have often wondered why we use the term, "love handles," to describe our waistline so affectionately. After all, we strive to reduce and eliminate love handles, not build them up to admire.

  • Team Lee helps kids learn healthy eating, fitness

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 2, 2012) -- Four noncommissioned officers from Fort Lee participated in a Jan. 25 fitness program at Matoaca Elementary School in Chesterfield County.

  • Army Nurse Corps celebrates 111 years of caring, devotion

    Feb 2, 2012

    Today is a great day for the Army Nurse Corps. One-hundred, eleven years ago, Congress passed the Army Reorganization Act, which established the Army Nurse Corps as a permanent corps of the medical department.

  • Employees now may request estimates online

    Feb 2, 2012

    Electronic retirement estimates are now available online. Current DA employees who are eligible for a voluntary or optional retirement within the next five years can now request a retirement estimate electronically through the Employee Benefits Information System (EBIS).

  • Town Hall to use Facebook

    Feb 2, 2012

    The next Fort Jackson town hall meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Solomon Center. Community members can post questions to the garrison's Facebook account.

  • Military working dog Kondi retires with Soldiers

    Feb 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 2, 2012) -- Military Working Dog Kondi celebrated the start of a new chapter in her life Jan. 26 as part of the bimonthly installation retirement ceremony.

  • Army, Air Force families join together for fun-filled informational event

    Feb 6, 2012

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- The sound of kids' laughter mixed with the normal lunch time bustle of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court, as children played games and won prizes at the Exceptional Family Member Program information, fun fair Jan. 18. The event was hosted by 86th Airlift Wing EFMP and School Liaison Offices programs and included representatives from U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern Army Community Service.

  • 18th MP Bde. Soldiers prepare for upcoming downrange mission

    Feb 2, 2012

    While chilling winds blew and the snow continued to fall as ice covered the streets and vehicles, Soldiers of the 230th Military Police Company, 95th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade, marched on and conducted their Mission Readiness Exercise here Jan. 24 - 27 in preparation of its imminent downrange mission.

  • Marne Division embraces CrossFit

    Feb 6, 2012

    A two-day CrossFit level 1 certification course was offered to Third Infantry Division Soldiers at Fort Stewart, Ga., to learn the philosophy and the techniques of the CrossFit program and obtain certification as CrossFit Level 1 instructors.

  • Soldiers, civilians compete in European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship

    Feb 2, 2012

    Members of Wiesbaden's Team-Choco traveled to Lisbon, Portugal, to take part in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Jan. 26-29, 2012.

  • Panetta: Afghanistan tops NATO conference topics

    Feb 2, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today he will stress during this week's NATO defense ministers conference that ongoing coalition commitment is essential to success in Afghanistan.

  • U.S., German law enforcers work and train together

    Feb 2, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The garrison emergency services personnel took an opportunity to strengthen relations with German counterparts at the start of the new year. U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden hosted a Geman-American Police conference Jan. 19 at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center to enlighten newcomers and refresh familiar faces on operations in the Wiesbaden military community.

  • 21st Theater Sustainment Command wins DA Lean Six Sigma awards

    Feb 2, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a Project Team from the 266th Financial Management Center won the Department of the Army's Lean Six Sigma Organizational Deployment award and a Project Team award.

  • Building the Special Operations Force enterprise through partnerships

    Mar 1, 2012

    Company D, 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), completed an intensive five month Pre-Mission Training Cycle that integrated specialized training and utilized range facilities that rapidly prepared and validated all civil affairs teams for operational employment in the Central Command Area of Responsibility.

  • Army, Navy, and Marine Corps Reserve units host Iowa congressional officials

    Feb 3, 2012

    FORT DES MOINES, Iowa - The reserve component is continually transforming to meet the needs of each of the services. In an effort to keep Congress informed of the latest changes, leadership from the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve units in Iowa joined together to host a Reserve Component Day for Iowa congressional officials on Jan. 23 at Fort Des Moines.

  • Army teams with Coast Guard on aircraft towing system

    Feb 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army teamed with the U.S. Coast Guard on the Standard Aircraft Towing System Joint Venture during a Roll-Off Ceremony at the NMC-Wollard facility in Eau Claire, Wis., Feb. 1, 2012.

  • Local boy to play football at West Point

    Feb 1, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Every year, on the first Wednesday of February, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the NCAA, the main governing body for college sports in the United States.

  • 'Red Tails' film pays tribute to Tuskegee Airmen

    Feb 1, 2012

    President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama invited surviving Tuskegee Airmen to a Jan. 13 premiere screening of the movie at the White House, a week before its official opening. Cicero Satterfield, 92, was among the former Tuskegee Airmen who attended the event with his contemporaries, all now in their 80s and 90s.

  • Spotlight on...Jackie Lynne Pinkston

    Feb 1, 2012

    Learn more about Jackie Lynne Pinkston an acquisition services group program manager assigned to the Mission and Installation Contracting Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • LTG Mike Ferriter visits IMCOM-Europe garrisons

    Feb 1, 2012

    LTG Mike Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, and his wife, Margie, visited IMCOM-Europe installations last week. During their four-day orientation, they toured USAGs Baden Wurttemberg, Kaiserslautern, Ansbach, Grafenwoehr and Garmisch. The Ferriters, and IMCOM CSM Don Felt, also stopped at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to visit wounded warriors and military health professionals caring for them, along with receiving an orientation at Armed Forces Recreation Center Edelweiss on recreational activities available to Soldiers and their families.

  • Cone visits the Maritime and Intermodal Training Department

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. -- Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, recently paid a visit to the U.S. Army Transportation School's Maritime and Intermodal Training Department's Simulation Training facility and interacted with Soldiers and instructors in the training environment.

  • Unified Quest: How the Army building partners, capacity

    Feb 1, 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 through 10.

  • Network modernization business practices allow Army to trim costs

    Feb 3, 2012

    Facing an environment of emerging fiscal constraints, the Army is using its Network Integration Evaluation efforts, part of the Agile Acquisition Process, to force a shift from Research, Developmental, Technical and Engineering efforts to the procurement of mature network capability that will be fielded starting in 2013.

  • Army Nurse Corps: Celebrating 111 years of proud service

    Feb 2, 2012

    In 1899, the Army Surgeon General set criteria for a reserve force of nurses. The Spanish-American war proved that without a reserve force, there would be a nursing shortage during wartime. On Feb. 2, 1901, the Nurse Corps (female) became a permanent corps of the Medical Department under the Army Reorganization Act passed by Congress.

  • DOD working toward fully functional prosthetic arms

    Feb 2, 2012

    A robotic arm, dubbed "Luke," after the Jedi with the mechanical hand, served as the centerpiece for a Jan. 31, 2012, discussion during the 2012 Military Health System Conference regarding advancements in prosthetics.

  • LTG Mike Ferriter visits IMCOM-Europe

    Feb 1, 2012

    LTG Mike Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, and his wife, Margie, visited IMCOM-Europe installations last week. During their four-day orientation, they toured USAGs Baden Wurttemberg, Kaiserslautern, Ansbach, Grafenwoehr and Garmisch. The Ferriters, and IMCOM CSM Don Felt, also stopped at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center to visit wounded warriors and military health professionals caring for them, along with receiving an orientation at Armed Forces Recreation Center Edelweiss on recreational activities available to Soldiers and their families.

  • Army Corps: supporting soldier fitness at Fort Hamilton, NY

    Feb 1, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District expanded and renovated the fitness center at the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York. This work not only made good use of wasted space, but also increases the moral and welfare of service members and their families.

  • LTG Horoho MHS 2012 Plenary Remarks

    Feb 1, 2012

  • Honoring a President

    Feb 1, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Jonathan A. Maddux, commanding general of Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., (reflection in tomb above) salutes President Franklin D. Roosevelt's grave in commemoration of Roosevelt's 130th birthday Monday in the Rose Garden at the Roosevelt Estate in Hyde Park, N.Y. The U.S. Corps of Cadets 4th Regiment Cadet Honor Guard, the U.S. Military Academy Honor Guard and two members of the West Point Band Hellcats stand in the background. From left to right, members of the 4th Regiment Honor Guard include Class of 2012 cadets Jonathan Traczyk, Aaron Jones, Brittney Dunn, Angela Smith (standing in front), Elizabeth Constantino, Grant Kirkpatrick and Murphy Pfohman.

  • USNS Red Cloud loaded, heads to Pacific prepared for next conflict

    Feb 1, 2012

    No one knows when the next crisis involving the U.S. military will occur, or where. But thanks to the personnel at the Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston, or ASLAC, supplies and equipment now aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Red Cloud are ready for action.

  • Keller's first annual baby birthday bash

    Feb 1, 2012

    Cake…Punch…Balloons…Oh my! Keller Army Community Hospital celebrated babies born in the facility last quarter during its first Baby Alumni Birthday Bash, Thursday, Jan. 19. Several parents, families and friends from the most recent child birthing class joined Keller staff for an evening of fun, festivities and parenting advice.

  • Gen. Lloyd Austin is new Army vice chief of staff

    Feb 1, 2012

    Gen. Lloyd Austin was sworn in Tuesday as the Army's new vice chief of staff.

  • Post to welcome new CSM

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Army Training Center and Fort Jackson will welcome its new top enlisted Soldier with an Assumption of Responsibility ceremony at 3 p.m., Tuesday, in front of Post Headquarters.

  • Great American Spit Out: Quit for a day or quit for good

    Feb 1, 2012

    Do you know of someone who uses spit tobacco and has talked about quitting? If so, the Great American Spit Out on Feb. 23 provides an opportunity to quit for a day or, hopefully, quit for good. Let's look at some reasons to quit spit tobacco (also called chew, dip, snuff, smokeless tobacco).

  • Army's chief energy exec visits West Point

    Feb 1, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 1, 2012) -- Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability, met with senior leaders and cadets Jan. 26-27 to discuss West Point's energy endeavors.

  • Post proudly celebrates black history

    Feb 2, 2012

    Each February, Fort Jackson takes pride in its celebration of Black History Month, providing Soldiers, Family members and civilians the opportunity to learn about the many achievements and sacrifices African-Americans have made during the course of our history.

  • USACEHR employs fish to monitor water supplies

    Feb 2, 2012

    The aquatic biomonitor (available commercially as the Intelligent Aquatic Biomonitor System, or iABS) uses fish and their breathing patterns to detect the presence of potentially toxic substances in water.

  • Beware of the risk of gum disease

    Feb 1, 2012

    Clean and healthy teeth and gums are more important than for just an attractive smile. Gum diseases are serious infections that can lead to tooth loss. Unfortunately the beginning stages of gum disease are not painful and often go unnoticed. Many people develop gum disease to a varying degree in early adulthood due to hormonal changes that persists depending on the health of the teeth and gums. Gum or periodontal disease begins when the bacteria in plaque, the sticky colorless film that is constantly being formed on the teeth, causes the gums to be infected and swollen. If the plaque is not removed, it turns into a hard deposit called tartar that is trapped at the base of the tooth and irritates the gums.

  • Post mourns Medal of Honor winner

    Feb 2, 2012

    An estimated 1,300 Soldiers lined the streets of Fort Jackson and hundreds more filed into the Post Theater for a memorial service in honor of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who died Jan. 20 at his home in Northeast Columbia.

  • Take care of your heart, and it will take care of you

    Feb 1, 2012

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States in men and women. Heart disease affects millions of Americans. The American Heart Association estimates that about every 34 seconds someone will have a heart attack. Let's repeat that--every 34 seconds. So if you are a slow reader, that means several people had heart attacks while you were reading this article.

  • 2-13th Aviation Battalion graduates 10,000th recorded student

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. - The 2nd Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment graduated its 10,000th recorded student here Feb. 1.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Environmental Restoration Team wins Army award

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Fort A.P. Hill environmental restoration team garnered top honors in the Army for implementing an innovative program saving the government millions of dollars through the Environmental Protection Agency Facility Lead Agreement Program.

  • Austin becomes 33rd Army vice chief

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Army welcomed the 33rd vice chief of staff during a swearing-in ceremony for Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Jan. 31, 2012.

  • The Army Today - Army cooks maintaining a high level of quality for their Soldiers

    Feb 1, 2012

    Army cooks maintaining a high level of quality for their Soldiers.

  • The Army Now - Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers taking part in Exercise Yama Sakura help cleanup a Japanese castle.

  • The Army Now - Pfc. Kao looking forward to manning a M249 machine gun

    Feb 1, 2012

    Pfc. Kao looking forward to manning a M249 machine gun

  • Korean Connection Series Part Three- Closer look at the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Korean peninsula stands out as a pivotal point in American security: politically, militarily and economically. In the third of a 3 part series, a closer look at the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea.

  • Local volunteers promote the spirit of giving, Toys for Tots Foundation provide for families in need

    Feb 1, 2012

    Today, more than 200 retired and active servicemembers representing all branches of service, Boy and Girl Scouts and local volunteers joined the Marine Corps Reserves Detachment 482 continuing Toys for Tot's 64 year tradition of giving by working for months to provide toys to more than 1,400 families Dec 22-23 at Woodland Square Loop.

  • Braves caravan honors warriors at Gowdy

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Staff Sgt. Jonathan Evans said he remembers watching Tim Hudson pitch one of the most dominant games of his career at Turner Field in 2011. It was memorable because he took his son, Timothy, to see a game for the first time.

  • Protect your property against larceny

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Over the last few months, housing area larcenies have slightly increased. These larcenies are mostly opportunity crimes due to unsecured and unattended private property.

  • CPAC launches yearlong ICARE campaign

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning has a new ICARE program, but this one's got nothing to do with people's vision.

  • Joint Dawn 2012

    Feb 9, 2012

  • Program helps wounded warriors with employment readiness

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Soldiers of the Warrior Transition Battalion are given opportunity to demonstrate their employment readiness with Operation Warfighter.

  • CPAC launches yearlong ICARE campaign

    Feb 1, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Fort Benning has a new ICARE program, but this one's got nothing to do with people's vision. The Civilian Human Resource Agency's South Central Region has launched a 12-month customer service program designed to create a culture in which managers, supervisors and employees seek out human resources services and personnel fully invest themselves in their work. The yearlong themed approach is based on 12 supporting behaviors.

  • Resiliency app available on Androids

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Resiliency Goals Book, previously released as an app for iPhones and iPads, is now available for Android users.

  • Soldiers honored during Purple Heart ceremony

    Feb 1, 2012

  • February AL&T Magazine's Spotlight Emmitt Rodriguez

    Feb 1, 2012

  • African Americans in the U.S. Army

    Feb 1, 2012

    Learn about the honorable service of African American Soldiers.

  • Warrior and Family Support Center presents Winter Wonderland

    Feb 1, 2012

  • Keenan takes command of U.S. Army Public Health Command

    Feb 2, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan became assumed command of the U.S. Army Public Health Command during a traditional military ceremony Jan. 27, 2012, at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, Md. She is the first two-star general to head the USAPHC or its predecessor organizations, the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine and the Army Veterinary Command.

  • TRADOC commanding general visits 7th Sustainment Brigade, Army mariners

    Feb 1, 2012

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, got a firsthand look at what it takes to operate an Army vessel, and the rigorous training demands of Army mariners as they attend their Individual Entry Training at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Digital partnership improves health care access for veterans

    Feb 3, 2012

    Part of the demobilization process for Reserve and National Guard troops has gone digital with a partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Eligibility Center and First Army Division East. In November 2011 the pair implemented an online application for returning service members to register for health benefits during the demobilization process, rather than the traditional paper application. This online application is helping thousands of returning troops get health benefits faster.

  • Army technology donated to New Mexico school

    Feb 2, 2012

    A New Mexico school will be putting more technology into the hands of it's students thanks to a donation by a White Sands Missile Range tenant. The Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center (TRAC) at WSMR donated 26 high performance tablet laptop computers to Sonoma Elementary School in Las Cruces, Jan. 27.

  • 2011 Year in Photos

    Feb 1, 2012

    The best photos of Soldiers and families are all in one place.

  • Army Medicine honors patients throughout month

    Feb 1, 2012

    With a theme of "We Are Patient Centered," Army Medicine is honoring patients and focusing on patient-centered care, access and customer satisfaction throughout Patient Recognition Month this February.

  • First woman promoted to general within Army Corps of Engineers

    Feb 2, 2012

    In a historic ceremony, Brig. Gen. Margaret W. Burcham became the first woman to be promoted to general officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jan. 27, 2012, in the Corps' Washington, D.C., headquarters.

  • Army 2020, Generating Health & Discipline in the Force, Report 2012

    Feb 1, 2012

  • USACE engineer makes a difference in Afghanistan

    Feb 1, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Geographically, it is not far from Islamabad, Pakistan to Kandahar, Afghanistan, but for Ayesha Saeed, a mechanical engineer assigned to the Afghanistan Engineer District-South, making that trip took immigration to the United States when she was 14, naturalization as a U.S. citizen in 2000, a college education and a job with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • Jacksonville District's UAV program soars

    Feb 2, 2012

    The NOVA Unmanned Aerial Vehicle offers the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a low-cost method of obtaining pictures from the air for levee monitoring, wildlife surveys, regulatory permit reconnaissance, invasive species contract assessments and invasive species acreage estimation.

  • Watercraft Soldiers prep for disaster-relief exercise in Japan

    Feb 1, 2012

    Soldiers performed maintenance checks and repairs on a U.S. Army watercraft at Yokohama North Dock, Japan, to ensure the vessel will be ready for use in a Japanese government-led exercise scheduled to begin Feb. 3, 2012.

  • Europe troops rehearse for beginning of Patriot Express flights

    Feb 1, 2012

    The 21st Theater Sustainment Command's, 1st Human Resources Sustainment Center conducted a walk-through rehearsal at the Ramstein Airport, Jan. 30, 2012, in preparation for the Ramstein Gateway Reception Center's first Patriot Express flight, which is set to arrive Feb. 7.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Alice "Kay" Goodloe-Cutts

    Feb 1, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Alice "Kay" Goodloe-Cutts

  • Cloud computing to integrate with current Army system

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Army hosted an Industry Day on Jan. 10-12, 2012, to inform potential technology development partners of new capabilities that support Army cloud computing development efforts and hear how potential partners could contribute to those efforts.

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