Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Medal of Honor recipients visit post

    Feb 24, 2012

    Fort Jackson, S.C., Soldiers received lessons in history, heroism and humility last week during the visit of five Medal of Honor recipients.

  • African American women honored by 4th MEB

    Feb 23, 2012

    The 92nd Military Police Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, sponsored the 4th MEB African American Observance and presented the attendees with a ceremony featuring black women in American history and culture, Feb. 21, at Nutter Field House.

  • Program helps curb accidents

    Feb 23, 2012

  • More than 360 people turn out for Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 23, 2012

    The world is a noisy place that distracts people. Prayer is a powerful resource that turns people to and tunes them toward the things of God.

  • U.S. Army Europe helps Montenegro respond to heavy snowfall

    Feb 23, 2012

    In response to a request for assistance from NATO by the government of Montenegro, U.S. Army Europe deployed two Black Hawk helicopters and a support crew of more than 40 Soldiers from USAREUR's 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade to the Balkan nation. A team of Army reservists from the 7th Civil Support Command's 361st Civil Affairs Brigade is taking part in the operation as well to provide command and control. The Soldiers are in Montenegro to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to areas of the country affected by heavy snowfall. The 12th is based at Katterbach Army Airfield in Ansbach, Germany, and the 361st is based in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Evening concert series returns

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Fort Rucker community will again have the chance to enjoy Music Under the Alabama Stars as the monthly outdoor concert series, featuring the 98th Army Silver Wings Band, will begin March 23, and continue through August and possibly on into September.

  • COMMIT TO BE FIT: Transforming your running form: A journey of patience worth the effort

    Feb 23, 2012

    Running has not always been something I have enjoyed or looked forward to on a daily basis.

  • Soldier finishes third Tough Mudder

    Feb 23, 2012

    Most Soldiers are content with doing morning physical training, then a little on the side either after work or during the weekends to maintain physically fit. However, some Soldiers have taken their fitness to the next level with the Tough Mudder.

  • Post EMS receives Army-wide recognition

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Environmental Management Branch achieved runner-up status for a Secretary of the Army Environmental Award for Environmental Quality, non-industrial installation, for fiscal year 2011.

  • Extreme Couponing; not as seen on TV

    Feb 23, 2012

    If you don't know the technical difference between a transaction and a purchase, or how to stack coupons from a store and a manufacturer, you are not alone. But there is one 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team wife who is there to help if you would like to learn.

  • Diamond students ready for 'Read across America'

    Feb 23, 2012

    Ready. Get set. Read!

  • Provider 1SG shares her story

    Feb 23, 2012

    Twenty-three years ago this month, Michelle Maxwell, a Macon native, enlisted into the Army as a Petroleum Supply Specialist. Currently, she is the first sergeant for 226th Quartermaster Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division.

  • New plans slated for ACC/ECC headquarters

    Feb 23, 2012

    Plans are in motion for the Soldiers and civilian employees at the U.S. Army Contracting Command and the U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command headquarters to relocate their operations to Building 4505 on Redstone Arsenal as their permanent facility.

  • Spartan Soldier reflects on Black History Month

    Feb 23, 2012

    Black History month serves as a time for all of us to reflect on the vital role in our history, as a nation and as a military service, that Black Americans have enriched our culture and society.

  • Shyu outlines state of Army acquisition: saving lives, saving money

    Feb 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army is immersed in a series of ongoing efforts to find fiscal efficiencies while continuing to harness needed innovation, in many cases, to deliver life-saving technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, said the Army's top acquisition official.

  • Silky fur and fangs; big eyes and floppy ears: Recognizing those other Family Members during Nationa

    Feb 23, 2012

    There are some totally innocent beings out there who look to us for shelter from the storms, food and water to exist, aid when they are sick, or even for a good tummy rub when they roll over and kick their legs up in the air.

  • NSRDEC engineer named ballistics fellow

    Feb 23, 2012

  • From the CSMs Desk: Get ready for Spring ... and cleaning

    Feb 23, 2012

    First let me thank all of you for the tremendous work you all did for fall cleanup -- now, spring is knocking on our doors and we are rapidly approaching Installation Spring Cleanup 2012. The actual cleanup week is April 16 -- 20 with cleanup inspection happening April 23 -- 27. But, before we get any closer to the actual cleanup, I want to give the community a head start.

  • Fort Stewart AER Campaign underway

    Feb 23, 2012

    Fort Stewart community members assembled at Club Stewart, Feb. 21, to formally kick off the Army Emergency Relief campaign and raise awareness of the program's benefits. This year marks 70 years that AER has provided financial assistance to Army Families seeking support.

  • AAE outlines state of Army acquisition

    Feb 23, 2012

    U.S. Army Acquisition is vigorously immersed in a series of ongoing efforts to find fiscal efficiencies in today's more constrained budget environment, instill more rigor into the acquisition process, synchronize requirements with resources and technologically mature solutions throughout the entire procurement process, and harness needed innovation able, in many cases, to deliver life-saving technologies to Soldiers in Afghanistan, Ms. Heidi Shyu, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army -- Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA ALT), said Feb. 22, speaking to military and industry attendees at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Winter Symposium and Exhibition, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  • Army engineer protects Soldiers from chemical threats

    Feb 23, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- A U.S. Army engineer from APG is enabling American Soldiers to detect and defeat their adversaries' arsenal of chemical agents. Nichole Au, a civilian chemical engineer with Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, and her colleagues travel to military installations across the United States to field, test, maintain and repair chemical detectors for all services. "[I] get to interact with Soldiers and see the efforts of [my] work immediately," Au said. "[Soldiers] come to you to fix something so they can use it right away. What I'm doing helps keep Soldiers safe. It's really gratifying. "You don't always get to see immediately the effects that you have on people. That's one of the best things about going into the field."

  • Seeing, hearing, reporting key to Cavalry Scouts

    Feb 23, 2012

    Like ghosts in the wind moving silently over the terrain the Cavalry Scout is one of the most unique combat arms Soldiers in the U.S. military. Their mission is to not directly engage with the enemy, but to observe and relay information to their brothers-in-arms.

  • Mentoring program seeks volunteers at NSSC

    Feb 23, 2012

    Since 1998, the John Andrew Mazie Memorial Foundation has paired adult volunteer mentors with at-risk Framingham High School students. Over 14 years, the program has helped 440 teenagers who were referred by Framingham High staff based on their needs.

  • Behaviors likely causing lack of sleep

    Feb 23, 2012

  • Warrior tasks challenge Soldiers in USAG Benelux competition

    Feb 23, 2012

    After three days of physical and mental challenges, Sgt. Jonathan Balcom and Spc. Ronald Chausse earned top honors in a three-day USAG Benelux NCO and Soldier of the Quarter competition held at Chièvres Air Base, Belgium Feb. 13 to 15.

  • ACS provides mental, emotional strength through resiliency training

    Feb 23, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan - A class that enhances the understanding of resiliency and promotes mental and emotional health in the workplace and daily life is now being offered at Camp Zama through the installation's Army Community Service organization.

  • Students learn from Yongsan environmental office

    Feb 23, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Students from the University of Seoul were given a first-hand look at how the US Army Garrison Yongsan manages environmental requirements during a seminar held by the Directorate of Public Works Feb. 21.

  • Odierno fleshes out Pacific strategy, Afghan advisory mission

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Army will remain strong in the Pacific to reflect the increased emphasis on the region, the Army chief of staff said Tuesday.

  • Army Secretary recognizes CFC workers for exceeding goals

    Feb 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 -- Secretary of Army John McHugh recognizes key workers in the CFC or Combined Federal Campaign, who exceeded their goals during 2011's annual fundraising drive, Feb. 22, 2012 at the Pentagon. The mission of the CFC is to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee focused, cost-efficient, and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the quality of life for all.

  • Behavioral Health Specialists experience combat in an effort to better understand Soldiers

    Feb 23, 2012

    In an effort to better understand Soldiers, behavioral health specialists from Aurora Behavioral Health Care, San Diego, traveled to the National Training Center to experience what Soldiers at Fort Irwin, Calif., go through during a training rotation

  • Area I holds anti-terror drill

    Feb 22, 2012

    During a mock car bombing outside the Camp Red Cloud commissary Feb. 16, smoke issues from a vehicle in which explosives were set off as Soldiers fall to the ground and pretend to be injured by the blast. The training episode was one of numerous terror incidents staged during antiterrorism exercise ADAPTIVE FOCUS, held Feb. 15-16 at Area I installations. Along with the 2nd Infantry Division and U.S. Army Garrison Red Cloud, South Korean troops and civil authorities took part.

  • 'Warrior' brigade Soldiers familiarize with new, improved weapon systems

    Feb 22, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In an Army-wide effort to keep Soldiers equipped with the latest weapons and technology, equipment and doctrine constantly receive updates and revisions. Units then receive these updates through fielding distribution and training.

  • Odierno fleshes out Pacific strategy, Afghan advisory mission

    Feb 22, 2012

    The Army will remain strong in the Pacific to reflect the increased emphasis on the region, the Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said.

  • 'Kevlar underpants' protect pelvic region

    Feb 23, 2012

    For dismounted Soldiers patrolling Afghanistan roads, improvised explosive devices can be even more devastating than for those in armored vehicles, but a new line of protection may help.

  • Community Leaders Join Forces with Army Recruiting

    Feb 23, 2012

    Two community leaders seeks ways to change Army misperceptions upon returning from the U.S. Army All American Bowl in San Antonio.

  • Army unveils world's first military fleet of fuel cell vehicles

    Feb 23, 2012

    U.S. Army, Pacific, unveiled a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that the military services in Hawaii are testing in an effort to research efficient, clean and renewable energy sources, and reduce the U.S. military's dependence on petroleum.

  • Rehabilitating our perception of PT profiles

    Feb 27, 2012

    Soldiers suffering through an injury often deal with more than just physical pain; there are the frustrations of being unable to perform at their normal level and the stigmas surrounding the physical training profile. For some Soldiers, the stigma of being "broken" or "weak" is enough to prevent them from seeking treatment and hampers their recovery. In response, the Army has begun taking steps to rehabilitate the perception of the PT profile and create an easy-to-follow plan for reconditioning at the unit level.

  • NETCOM chooses 2011 Civilian of the Year

    Feb 22, 2012

    In a ceremony held in the Greely Hall Auditorium today, the Network Enterprise Technology Command revealed their 2011 Civilian of the Year.

  • 'Top line' Army messages featured on new display at AUSA

    Feb 23, 2012

    Three messages figure prominently in a new Army display shown for the first time at this year's Association of the U.S. Army winter symposium: The Army is the nation's "force of decisive action," the Army is "meeting the needs of the nation" and "people are our Army."

  • Army civilian engineer earns prestigious Savannah award

    Feb 22, 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 "James Connolly Award" during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance.

  • Retrograde, Reset: Responsible materiel management

    Feb 24, 2012

    The Army's method of attack for addressing the retrograde and reset mission from Iraq was to link the industrial base to the operational force by focusing on four strategic imperatives: visibility, accountability, velocity, and triage forward.

  • Program teaches military children essential skills: Youths build self-esteem by stepping out of comf

    Feb 22, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum youths are taking center stage and learning to build confidence through the art of theater.

  • 2-14 Infantry medics train in austere conditions

    Feb 22, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Combat medical Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted an Austere Weather-Rough Terrain training exercise Feb. 14-16 at Dry Hill Ski Resort, Watertown.

  • Soldiers, Afghan leaders mark 'Highway 1 Day'

    Feb 22, 2012

    ZHARAY DISTRICT, KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- While Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team have made significant gains in the governance and security of Zharay and Maiwand districts of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, they also worked to improve the main road that connects Helmand Province to Kandahar City -- Highway 1.

  • Robots to help TF Muleskinner Soldiers counter IED threat

    Feb 22, 2012

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The improvised explosive device has proven to be an effective albeit crude method of attack against military forces in Afghanistan.

  • Spartan Soldiers join residents in celebrating Afghan Liberation Day

    Feb 22, 2012

    KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Afghan Liberation Day, established by the Afghan government in 2005, celebrates the last Soviet Union soldiers being pushed from the country by Mujahedeen fighters.

  • Division welcomes new senior enlisted adviser

    Feb 22, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Members of the Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division (LI) community welcomed their new senior enlisted adviser during a Mountain Salute ceremony Thursday at Magrath Sport Complex.

  • Small cohort forms nucleus of Materiel Enterprise

    Apr 26, 2012

    With barely 100 people, Army Field Support Battalion - Bragg is delivering the full effect of the Materiel Enterprise to the 82nd Airborne Divison at Fort Bragg, N.C., and other commands along the Eastern Seaboard. The battalion is one of more than two dozen Army Sustaimment Command units delivering global logistics solutions.

  • Take a Knee

    Feb 22, 2012

    A guy struck by lightning, one who wrestled an alligator, a geologist, a drummer in a jazz band, and a person who swam with dolphins on the Flipper Show -- not the usual suspects a person would expect to find at a Network Enterprise Center.

  • Cadets lampoon themselves in 100th Night Show

    Feb 22, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 22, 2012) -- West Point cadets have a knack for finding plenty to parody in the course of their 47-month experience here, and the annual 100th Night performance is a showcase of their self-satire. This year's 100th Night Show riffs on "The Twilight Zone" theme, illustrating the academy as a strange and unusual environment for outsiders, but where being graded on folding clothes into Jell-O shaped cubes is the norm for its occupants.

  • Kansas State Rodeo hosts Military Appreciation Day.

    Feb 22, 2012

    The K-State Rodeo hosted a Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, for Fort Riley troops and their Families. Sunday was the rodeo finals, featuring the best college cowboys and cowgirls in the region. Soldiers from the 1st and 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Teams were honored for recently returning from deployments and those from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Division Headquarters were recognized for their upcoming tours to Afghanistan. Four troopers from the Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard presented the colors and represented Fort Riley Soldiers.

  • Joint Dawn 2012

    Feb 22, 2012

    Joint Dawn 2012, held from Jan. 19 to Feb. 3 at Fort Bliss, Texas, brought together a joint-service group of contracting professionals for a contingency contracting pre-deployment mission readiness exercise.

  • Chiropractic clinic offers troops pain relief

    Feb 22, 2012

    The fourth floor of the Gen. Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital is home to what some would consider a medical marvel, and yet, many do not know of its presence. "We are one of the best-kept secrets on post," said Dr. Aaron Stoltz, referring to GLWACH's chiropractic clinic.

  • Cadets deliver powerful Black History Month observance

    Feb 22, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 22, 2011) -- West Point celebrated Black History Month Feb. 15 as a talented ensemble of cadets--largely from the Class of 2015--brought an electrifying collection of poem, song and dance onto the stage at Robinson Auditorium.

  • Weight loss unlocks door to Army for future Soldier

    Feb 22, 2012

    At 5'10" and 283 pounds, David West II knew his childhood dream of being a Soldier was out of reach -- but nine months ago he made the commitment to get healthy. After losing more than 100 pounds, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Jan. 31, during a ceremony at the St. Louis Military Entrance Processing Station.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Sgt. Christopher W. Harbach

    Feb 22, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Sgt. Christopher W. Harbach

  • Air Defense Soldiers train for upcoming boxing tournament

    Feb 27, 2012

    Nine Soldiers, all of them from 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, will go to Fort Sill, Okla., to compete in the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade's Boxing Smoker, Feb. 28-March 1.

  • Black history observance honors women, diversity

    Feb 22, 2012

    Fort Benning's annual Black History Month ceremony Feb. 14 observed diversity and the accomplishments of black women.

  • Army to resume Enterprise Email migrations

    Feb 23, 2012

    The Army expects to resume migrations to Department of Defense Enterprise Email by Mar. 17, 2012.

  • White Sands tests tank for US ally

    Feb 23, 2012

    White Sands Missile Range test officers subjected an armored vehicle to simulated unconventional weapon effects Jan. 24 to make sure the vehicle was able to meet required standards before adoption by the allied nation.

  • Chem school steps up HAZMAT training

    Feb 22, 2012

    The 84th Chemical Battalion has implemented a pilot program for Soldiers-in-training, which will earn them a nationally recognized certification in HAZMAT operations and as HAZMAT technicians. Lt. Col. Thomas Duncan, 84th Chem. Bn. commander, said this pilot is the end result of 18 months of analysis on the direction of the Chemical Corps, gaining approval by the Deputy Commanding General of Initial Military Training, and gathering the resources needed to execute it.

  • Airdrop exercise in Mali

    Feb 24, 2012

  • Budget will play prominent role in AUSA discussions

    Feb 23, 2012

    Budget cuts for the Department of Defense and the Army will likely play a prominent role in discussions, panels and presentations at this year's Association of the United States Army's winter event.

  • Fathers take time to make daughters' night special

    Feb 22, 2012

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- "My daddy made me Cinderella," said Kinsley Ogorman, daughter of Air Force Staff Sgt. Zachary Ogorman. The Fort Leonard Wood Father Daughter Ball was a night dedicated to making Fort Leonard Wood daughters feel like princesses.

  • Coles supplies the fight in Afghanistan

    Feb 24, 2012

    A Black Hawk mechanic has a repair to make on his helicopter in northern Afghanistan. He needs a replacement part ASAP. Without this part, the Black Hawk will not be mission capable. He is reliant on Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lakisha Coles and her team at the Supply Support Activity in Camp Marmal. Coles knows the crucial role she and her Soldiers play. They supply the fight.

  • Army Now - Proper wear for the Improved Outer Tactical Vest

    Feb 22, 2012

    PEO Soldier Product Manager Lt. Col. Lozano talks about the proper wear for the Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV.

  • Army wants to change to keep Soldiers 'excited' about service

    Feb 23, 2012

    Army leaders are aware of the differences between field forces and garrison forces and look to minimize the differences, the Army chief of staff said today.

  • Special Operations Civil Affairs NCOs help change hearts and minds

    Feb 22, 2012

  • Fort Riley engineers compete in 'Diehard Stakes'

    Feb 23, 2012

    'Diehard' Soldiers recently competed in nine different categories that make up an extensive training excercise called Diehard Stakes.

  • Army Today - Spc. Samantha Kelley and her mother being deployed to Afghanistan

    Feb 22, 2012

    Spc. Samantha Kelley and her mother being deployed to FOB Salerno, Afghanistan.

  • 3rd HBCT trains Soldiers about suicide

    Feb 22, 2012

  • PM UAS Priorities Shaped By Niche Missions

    Feb 22, 2012

    Insight into the mission of the Army's Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems. As well as priorities as they stand today. Discussion centered around current and future technologies for Gray Eagle, Shadow, Raven, Puma, Hunter unmanned aircraft systems. As well as explanation given for Universal Ground Control Station and the "universal operator" enlisted Soldiers that operate these systems.

  • Columbus native dreams achieved despite adversity

    Feb 22, 2012

    However, the story of the first African-American fighter pilot begins not with the Tuskegee Airmen but here in Columbus, Ga., many years before. Eugene Jacques Bullard was born in Columbus on Oct. 9, 1894. During World War I, he took it upon himself to learn to fly and joined the French Air Force as a member of the Lafayette Flying Corps. He flew over 20 combat missions and was confirmed with shooting down two enemy aircraft. Because of his aggressive combat tactics, he earned the nickname "The Black Swallow of Death." The Lafayette Flying Corps had many foreigners as pilots, particularly Americans. When America finally entered the war, Bullard, like the other Americans flying for the French, sought to fly for the Americans in their fight for freedom.

  • Vietnam vet shares war lessons

    Feb 22, 2012

    Fort Benning brought in a seasoned Hawaiian warrior Wednesday to revive its Combat Leader Speaker Program. Allen Hoe, who served in Vietnam and is now a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, addressed an estimated 1,000 Soldiers, NCOs and junior officers in various courses here during a presentation at Marshall Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. He also spoke about the personal pain and heartache he's faced since losing his oldest son, Nainoa, to a sniper's bullet in Iraq near Mosul in 2005.

  • 4 light robots put through paces at Fort Benning

    Feb 23, 2012

    Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., tested four small robots last week to get a better idea how they might help Soldiers in recon missions and the detection of improvised explosive devices.

  • Cav Soldiers earn their spurs

    Feb 29, 2012

    A heavy Washington rain poured down on 126 motivated Soldiers at Lancer field, as the 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment began its Spur Ride. These Soldiers took a strenuous journey through 18 hours of mental and physical tests at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Feb. 13.

  • AMC looks to 'bold, adaptive, innovative' future

    Feb 23, 2012

    Army Materiel Command is trying to do the right things for the right reasons, AMC Commander Gen. Ann Dunwoody told an audience at the Association of the United States Army Winter Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  • Armor School gets new top NCO

    Feb 22, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- The Armor School has a new top enlisted Soldier up on the mount. Command Sgt. Maj. Miles Wilson took over the position during a change of responsibility ceremony Thursday at Derby Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. He replaces Command Sgt. Maj. Ricky Young, who retired after more than 28 years on active duty.

  • U.S. Army spreads cheer at Mannheim orphanage

    Feb 22, 2012

    Employees of the Security Operations Branch at the USAREUR Office of the Provost Marshal in Heidelberg, as well as the children at the St. Josef Orphanage in Käfertal, in Mannheim, shared a special day Feb. 3.

  • Appointments available at ID card office

    Feb 22, 2012

    Starting March 1, U.S. Army Garrison Baden-Württemberg community members can scratch the identification card and DEERS office in Heidelberg off the list. The office will implement a 24/7 online appointment scheduler at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil that will allow family members, civilians, Reserve component, retirees and other select ID card holders to view a virtual calendar and choose times that best fit their busy schedules.

  • Medical Service Corps chief talks to health center staff

    Feb 22, 2012

    The chief of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps and commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School gave a subtle lesson in mentorship at the Wilson Theater on Nachrichten Kaserne in Heidelberg, Germany, Feb. 14.

  • Seminar shapes new generation of leaders

    Feb 22, 2012

    Nearly 150 Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe students attended the Junior Leadership Seminar held Feb. 12-17 at the Oberwesel Youth Hostel in Oberwesel.

  • Natick newsletter wins IMCOM journalism award

    Feb 29, 2012

    "NSSC This Week," the biweekly newsletter of the Natick Soldier Systems Center, took first place in the 2011 U.S. Army Installation Management Command Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware public affairs communications awards, which were announced Feb. 21.

  • Col. Baldwin takes reigns of 3rd MDSC OCP (FWD)

    Feb 22, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Col. Danny C. Baldwin assumed command of the Third Medical Command (Deployment Support) Operational Command Post (Forward) from Col. Chance T. Kaplan during a change of command ceremony Feb. 21 at Camp Arifjan.

  • USAG Humphreys takes top honors for excellence in social media communications

    Feb 23, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, REPUBLIC OF KOREA - The U.S. Army Installation Management Command recognized USAG Humphreys today with a first place award in the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition for "Outstanding Initiatives in New Media," at the IMCOM-level.

  • Start small, think big

    Feb 22, 2012

  • Taking the plunge

    Feb 22, 2012

    More than 200 brave participants got a four-month jump on summer by taking part in the garrison's annual Polar Bear Plunge at Camp Humphreys Feb. 18.

  • Health officials open warrior recovery complex

    Feb 21, 2012

    A new center in Kandahar, Afghanistan that will help wounded warriors on their road to recovery.

  • Army Aviation Branch selects 1st CAB CSM for top spot

    Feb 21, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jim Thomson was recently selected to be the new command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Aviation Branch. He will officially assume his new duties during a ceremony March 27 at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Army Today - Warrior Games Preparation

    Feb 21, 2012

    Archery coach prepares wounded warriors for Warrior Games.

  • Army Now - Tax Scams

    Feb 21, 2012

    The IRS warns against scams to trick taxpayers.

  • Training with new, state-of-the-art mannequins is safer than sticking your battle budy with a needle

    Feb 21, 2012

  • Quarters One offers snapshot of division, Fort Riley past

    Feb 21, 2012

    Quarters One, the home of the commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, is located at the top of the post's Forsyth Avenue. Completed in 1888, Quarters One has been home to all of Fort Riley's commanding officers for 123 years.

  • ALC Common Core gets an update

    Feb 21, 2012

  • Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt visits Fort Leonard Wood

    Feb 21, 2012

    Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt visited Fort Leonard Wood Feb. 21 and received a first-hand look at the post's single Soldier housing, which included housing units that had not been renovated for more than 20 years.

  • 246th QM Co. deploys to Afghanistan

    Feb 21, 2012

    Aguadilla, PR- Troops assigned to the 246th Mortuary Affairs (MA) Company, US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, departed to a mobilization station in the Continental United States, 29 Jan, as part of their process to mobilize to Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers thrive at Bobsled World Championships

    Jan 24, 2014

    Former and current Soldiers in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program took gold at the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., Feb. 18-19.

  • Combs: 'Blessed' with opportunity

    Feb 21, 2012

    Six months into her tenure as Cadet Command's first female deputy commander, Col. Peggy Combs talks about the quality of the Army's future leaders, opportunities for those looking to serve and the job that feels like a homecoming of sorts.

  • Leaders serve as mentors during BEYA Experience

    Feb 21, 2012

    Senior leaders from Aberdeen Proving Ground served as mentors to 225 pre-college students and engineering majors from East Coast colleges during a mentorship session at the 26th Black Engineer of the Year Awards Experience Feb. 17.

  • US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico develops youth

    Feb 21, 2012

    San Juan, PR- Approximately 50 teenagers, between the ages of 14-17 years old, from all around the island of Puerto Rico, participated in the first Youth, Leadership, Education and Development (YLEAD) summit for reservists' dependents, at the CONRAD hotel in San Juan, 26-29 Jan.

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