Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Army Safety Program strong, off-duty challenges remain

    Feb 16, 2012

    The 2012 Winter Army Senior Safety Symposium was held Feb. 14-16, 2012, at Fort Rucker, Ala., with 65 of the Army's senior safety Leaders in attendance to assess current Army Safety Program efforts and chart a path forward to ensure continued success of the program.

  • Redesign changes effected: New look for newspaper

    Feb 16, 2012

    Today (Feb. 16) marked the launch of the Gold Standard.

  • Army combatives about more than winning

    Feb 16, 2012

    A team consisting of six Soldiers assigned to the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade competed in the 2012 Fort Hood Combatives Championship preliminaries held Feb. 13-16 at the Abrams Physical Fitness Center on base.

  • Assistant Secretary of the Army for acquisitions tours Anniston

    Feb 17, 2012

    Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, visited Anniston Army Depot Feb. 14.

  • Learn to detect, deter and defend against identity theft

    Feb 16, 2012

    Perhaps you saw the Feb. 4, 2012, Anniston Star article indicating an increase in the complaints of identity theft. And perhaps, like me, you have been the victim of identity theft. The information below provides good measures individuals can take to combat identity theft.

  • Busy DPW shops care for ANAD buildings

    Feb 16, 2012

    The employees of the Directorate of Public Works' Wood, Paint and Metal Division are rarely found in their shops. That's because they are more likely to be in yours.

  • DGRC is Army's sole locomotive overhauler

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Army requires a variety of transportation methods to move its vehicles, equipment and personnel -- among them airplanes, trucks and trains. And when military locomotives from all branches of service need an overhaul or repair, they turn to a single building on Hill Air Force Base where the Defense Non-Tactical Generator and Rail Equipment Center, better known as DGRC, is housed.

  • Funeral set for highest ranking officer to die in Afghanistan

    Feb 17, 2012

    A memorial service for Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, who died of apparent natural causes Feb. 3, in Kabul, Afghanistan, will take place Saturday at Fort Hood, Texas, and his funeral is scheduled for Feb. 29, 2012, at Arlington National Cemetery.

  • The Army Nurse Corps -- transforming to lead for the future

    Feb 16, 2012

    The heritage and history portrayed at the Army Medical Department Museum was the backdrop for a celebration of the 111th Anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps Feb 10.. Nurses from various medical specialties gathered at the museum to hear the keynote speaker, Col. Bruce Schoneboom, Corps Specific Branch Proponency Officer for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.

  • ADA overcomes FA five

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery stepped onto the court Feb. 8 against Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 3rd Air Defense Artillery already at a disadvantage. Their bench was empty because the team consisted of only five players.

  • Sgt Rocky TV Show earned Army Best Practice recognition

    Feb 16, 2012

    Sgt. Rocky's Neighborhood is a T.V. show that plays on Fort Stewart's-Hunter Army Airfield's television channel called Marne TV. It is geared towards Soldiers and family members. The show was recognized as the "Army's best Practice."

  • Historic gun crew gives demo at Old Post Quadrangle

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- The Field Artillery Museum Muzzle Loading Gun Crew put on a demonstration Feb. 11 firing an 1841 6-pound field gun at the Old Post Quadrangle.

  • Program answers financial woes

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- It happens to most of us in our lifetimes -- financial problems whether it's credit card debt, mismanagement of money or lack of financial planning and saving. Some people go to financial institutions for help with making a budget or getting a consolidated loan but those institutions charge money for those services. For Soldiers and their families the Financial Readiness Program at Fort Sill has the answers and it won't cost them any interest or hourly charges.

  • Weapons safety video series: 'Redeployment weapons handling'

    Feb 16, 2012

    Another video in the latest series on weapons safety produced by the USACR/Safety Center, Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • American Legion and US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico, working together for the troops

    Feb 16, 2012

    Fort Buchanan, PR- As part of the US Army Reserve-Puerto Rico's effort to build effective partnerships with members of the community, the 1st Mission Support Command (1st MSC) received the visit of Mr. Fang A. Wong, National Commander of the American Legion, at the command headquarters, 31 Jan.

  • 214th FiB heads south, trains at 'heroes home'

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- With a tentative pullout date from Afghanistan set by President Barrack Obama and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for 2014, U.S. Soldiers are moving toward advisory roles in-country. The 214th Fires Brigade is to play a part in that process with its upcoming spring deployment. To prepare for their mission, Soldiers will immerse themselves in a monthlong, real-as-it-gets training at Fort Polk, La.

  • CECOM Chief of Staff speaks at honors breakfast at local middle school

    Feb 16, 2012

    Maryland native, Col. William 'Bill' Montgomery, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, spoke at Havre de Grace Middle School during an honor's breakfast Feb. 14 congratulating students on superior grades earned on their last report card.

  • Weapons safety video series: 'Range and weapons safety toolbox'

    Feb 16, 2012

    Here's a weapons safety video from the latest series on weapons safety produced at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • Weapons safety video series: "Range and weapons safety toolbox'

    Feb 16, 2012

    Here's a weapons safety video from the latest series on weapons safety produced at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala. Our thanks to the pros at the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., for their assistance. Safe shooting and remember: Army Safe is Army Strong!

  • Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Dempsey testify before the House Appropriations Committee

    Feb 16, 2012

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey testify before the House Appropriations Committee, calling the FY 2012 defense budget a chance to create a new force for the future.

  • "World's Most Dangerous Man" visits the Rock of the Marne

    Feb 16, 2012

    Ken Shamrock, renowned MMA fighter and dubbed "The World's Most Dangerous Man" visited Fort Stewart, Feb. 8-10.

  • 260th QM BN supports local JROTC

    Feb 16, 2012

    The field at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah resonated with the marching sounds of 200 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at the Drill and Color Guard Meet Feb. 4.

  • Lions' Club members never forget sacrifices

    Feb 16, 2012

    An Eastern Redbud tree, number 186, planted along Fort Stewart's Warriors Walk represents the ultimate sacrifice former Hinesville Lion's Club District 18 Liaison, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Hollar, Jr., 108 Cav., Ga. National Guard, paid for his country Sept. 1, 2005.

  • St. Louis ecosystem restoration project highlights importance of wetlands

    Feb 16, 2012

    From the Irish town of Wicklow, to the countries of Nigeria, Oman, Dubai, Australia, Ghana and the U.S., people around the world gathered February 2 to celebrate the importance wetlands play in sustaining the environment.

  • Students learn key to bright smiles

    Feb 16, 2012

    In observance of National Children's Dental Health Month, members of the dental community, such as U.S. Army Dental Activity and Dental Clinic number four on Fort Stewart, are on a mission to show children proper oral hygiene methods.

  • Happy 71st anniversary USO!

    Feb 16, 2012

    Hunter United Service Organizations volunteers celebrated the 71st USO anniversary, Feb. 5, at Truscott Air Terminal by providing refreshments to Soldiers from 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, deploying to Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers share Army experiences, inspire kids

    Feb 16, 2012

    Five Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, braved the hallways of George Washington Carver Elementary School, Feb. 3, for the school's career day.

  • Professional Development Program tour hosted by DESbrings eye-opening insight to installation Civili

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Fort Stewart Directorate of Emergency Services was the next in line playing host to the quarterly Garrison Professional Development Program participants, Feb. 10, all of whom are fellow Civilians of the garrison workforce.

  • Expanded Army accident investigation training facility opens

    Feb 17, 2012

    The Army's newest accident investigation training facility officially opened with a ribbon cutting at Fort Rucker, Ala., Feb. 14, 2012.

  • The man behind the lens, an award winning photographer

    Feb 16, 2012

    Determination and passion for taking pictures are fundamental ingredients to creating award winning photographs that capture the imagination. Using these qualities, professional photographer, Jimmy McSalters, continues to develop unforgettable pictures for Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield as part of the Multi-Media Visual Information Service Center.

  • State Partnership Program interview

    Feb 16, 2012

  • Bubbling to the top

    Feb 16, 2012

    Superb and fantastic are not words often used to describe menu items at an Army dining facility; but they were commonly spoken by several of the Third Infantry Division's sergeants major at a dinner held on Fort Stewart, Feb. 8.

  • Presidents Day questions

    Feb 16, 2012

    Broll of Fort Benning/3rd ID students answereing the question "What would you do if you were president?"

  • Combat service support training available to Reserve Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Army Reserve combat service support units now have hands-on training available for their Soldiers on the family of medium tactical vehicles, armored security vehicles, and much more.

  • Army to Observe Presidents Day at Mount Vernon

    Feb 16, 2012

    President George Washington will celebrate his birthday with Soldiers from the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington at his house at Mount Vernon!

  • Mr. Wells goes to Washington

    Feb 16, 2012

    Arimus Wells has an impressive resume: student body president at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, president of the National Honor's Society, literacy tutor, honor student.

  • Help wanted: DFMWR looking for lifeguards

    Feb 16, 2012

    Fort Rucker Directorate of Family Morale Welfare and Recreation will be hiring lifeguards for the 2012 summer swimming season in early April.

  • Fitness facility's day spa offers an escape

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility offers more than just a place where people can go to work out and get fit, but also a place where people can escape, relax and unwind.

  • Art explores war injuries

    Feb 16, 2012

    The reaction to the opening of "Wounded in Action: An Art Exhibition of Orthopaedic Advancements" at Evans Army Community Hospital was personal. Some people fell silent as they approached framed pieces on the walls. Others huddled in groups, pointing and whispering at watercolors or oils. More than a few conversations began with, "That reminds me of …" and "When I was in Iraq …"

  • Military Saves Week helps Soldiers make dollars last

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Department of Defense has designated Feb. 18-26 as Military Saves Week, and Fort Rucker's Army Community Service's Financial Readiness Office encourages Soldiers and Families to become aware and recognize the need to reduce debt and save money.

  • Event features beauty, fashion, health

    Feb 16, 2012

    The upcoming Girls Night Out offers the ladies of Fort Rucker a night of beauty, fashion, health and music.

  • Crash Dynamics Lab a tool to save lives

    Feb 16, 2012

    A ceremony was held to unveil the new U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center Crash Dynamics Lab at what was once more commonly known as the "bone yard" to most Soldiers and members of the Fort Rucker community Feb. 14.

  • AMC to RRAD force protection: 'Best Ever'

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Army Materiel Command's Force Protection Assessment Team chief, Bob Schuster, cited Red River's assessment results as "the best ever" during a recent visit to the depot. Shortly after the team's final report and debrief, AMC selected Red River as the winner of AMC's Best Anti-Terrorism Program Award for 2011.

  • Job hunt networking provides valuable employment contacts

    Feb 16, 2012

    During a job search, you will be on constant alert for job leads. The first place you will probably look is the want ads.

  • 'I just wanted to fly': Former Tuskegee airman, Carson civilian reflects

    Feb 16, 2012

    A thin layer of dust rests on the medals, certificates and picture frames that tell the story of Franklin Macon's life. On the curio in the corner of his living room sits a portrait of Macon at 19, flight helmet and goggles on his head. A red and blue model airplane sits next to the portrait.

  • 3/7 Cavalry gets back to the basics

    Feb 16, 2012

    While many Soldiers from 2nd "Spartan" Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, have started to deploy in support of combat operations in Afghanistan, this does not mean an end to the continual training of Soldiers remaining at Fort Stewart.

  • Post officials seek to raise motorists' deer strike awareness

    Feb 16, 2012

    An increase in deer versus car incidents on post has led Fort Rucker officials to seek to raise drivers' awareness of the threat.

  • Army Field Support Battalion - Bragg prepares pre-deployment equipment

    Feb 16, 2012

    Civilians in the Army Field Support Battalion - Bragg at Fort Bragg, N.C., ensure training equipment is ready and able for Soldiers training for contigency operations world-wide.

  • Exercise prepares post for active shooter threat

    Feb 16, 2012

    Simulated shots rang out at the Rucker-Picerne Partners building during an exercise the morning of Feb. 8. An hour and a half later, the active shooter threat was neutralized, with one assailant in custody and another "dead."

  • Fort Stewart Civilians earn GCAOE honors

    Feb 16, 2012

    Vernacular like "excellence" and "outstanding" does not give justice to the superior service Fort Stewart Civilians exhibit while executing the Army's mission. The Garrison Commander's Award of Excellence Employee of the Year Luncheon honors Civilians who exemplified such service. With many guests in attendance, the GCAOE ceremony took place at Club Stewart, Feb. 13.

  • Friends, Family welcome home 1-58th

    Feb 16, 2012

    Family and friends of 1-58th Airfield Operations Battalion gathered at Cairns Army Airfield to welcome Soldiers home from their deployment Feb. 5.

  • Soldiers get opportunity for Tactical Combative Instructor certification

    Feb 16, 2012

    More than 20 Fort Belvoir Soldiers gathered at the Warrior Combative Training Center Monday to continue their training for Tactical Combative Instructor (Level-Four) certification.

  • ACS offers stress management classes

    Feb 16, 2012

    Stress is the body's way of responding to any kind of demand or pressure that is overwhelming for a person, according to Army Community Service officials

  • SFAC teaches Wounded Warriors financial readiness

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Soldier & Family Assistance Center is hosting a series of financial education classes, one a week, this month for members of the Warrior Transition Battalion in support of the Nationwide Military Saves Campaign.

  • IMCOM kicks-off seventh annual mentorship program conference

    Feb 16, 2012

    The adage "Building Tomorrow's Leaders Today" came to life when 32 IMCOM employees from throughout the worldwide command met with 32 mentors and 6 senior mentors at the IMCOM Academy at Fort Sam Houston, Texas February 7-9, to attend the 2012 IMCOM Central Mentorship Program kick-off conference.

  • Financial aid available to college students

    Feb 16, 2012

    High School students and current undergraduate college students who are dependents of servicemembers on post, and who are entering or returning to college in the fall, have several options available to them for financial aid through organizations at Fort Belvoir.

  • Athletes train at Belvoir for 2012 Warrior Games

    Feb 16, 2012

    Wounded, ill and injured servicemembers from the Warrior Transition Battalion gathered at Pullen Field Feb. 9 to participate in one of several training clinics for the 2012 Warrior Games that run from April 30-May 5 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Weapons safety video : 'Privately Owned and Assigned'

    Feb 16, 2012

    Here's a weapons safety video from the latest series on weapons safety produced at the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala. Our thanks to the pros at the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., for their assistance. Safe shooting and remember: Army Safe is Army Strong!

  • Spotlight on...Bill Baxter

    Feb 16, 2012

    Learn more about ACC's new G-1, Bill Baxter

  • 911th Engineers take action in training scenario

    Feb 16, 2012

    On Feb. 8, they were notified of the accident at 4 a.m. An electrical fire trapped victims inside of a burning building, the pilot of the news chopper covering the event lost control causing it to plummet to the earth, while the passengers evacuated into a close-by thickly-wooded area.

  • Youths learn discipline while 'kicking it' at SKIES Unlimited taekwondo classes

    Feb 16, 2012

    Fort Drum children are learning to channel their energy by focusing their minds and bodies. SKIES Unlimited offers two programs to teach youths 4 to 18 the fundamentals of martial arts.

  • 2nd Brigade Combat Team hosts Resiliency Daytreat

    Feb 16, 2012

    The 2nd Brigade Combat Team conducted a Company Commanders and Spouses Resiliency Daytreat on Feb. 7 at the Commons.

  • Mobility shop brings hope to Afghan amputees

    Feb 16, 2012

    Afghanistan has one of the highest amputee populations in the world, and with an estimated 10 million active mines, improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance still scattered throughout the country, the threat to the Afghan people is extremely high.

  • Spartan Soldiers see 'Visible Progress' along Afghan highway

    Feb 16, 2012

    Spartan Soldiers from 710th Brigade Support Battalion have significantly improved the lives of Afghan citizens living across Zharay and Maiwand districts through an initiative called "Operation Visible Progress," which is part of Spartan Brigade's nonlethal counterinsurgency campaign. It includes several aspects of improvement along Highway 1, the main road running through southern Afghanistan.

  • Video: Joint Dawn 2012

    Feb 16, 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.

  • 10th Mountain Division commander visits deployed Soldiers: Visit boosts morale of 7th Engineer Batt

    Feb 16, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Mark A. Milley, Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division (LI) commander, made a stop at Forward Operating Base Shank on Feb. 6, to visit with 7th Engineer Battalion. During his three-hour visit, Milley spent time to meet the Soldiers and leaders of the battalion.

  • Community clinic opens doors to retirees

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (16 Feb. 2012) -- When the Frontier Medical Home opened its doors in February 2011, Claude Shepperson was uncertain about the clinic's future. As the Group Practice Manager for the new clinic, he knew they would need more than the 11 patients they were starting out with. Today it has more than 6,500 patients.

  • Division commander visits deployed Soldiers: Milley spends three days with 3rd Brigade Combat Team

    Feb 16, 2012

  • First Flight

    Feb 16, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Rick Merritt, right, 10th Mountain Division (LI) command sergeant major, along with James Moore, Range Operations safety officer, and Joe Wood, chief of Training Division, both from the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, board a UH-60 Black Hawk on Friday. Merritt and his team took an aerial tour of Fort Drum, flown by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Nels Bergmark and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jeffrey Kennedy, both from A Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment.

  • Fort Lee volunteer chosen teacher of year by VFW

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 16, 2012) -- A Manchester Middle School teacher who donates much of her spare time to the Fort Lee USO Center has been named Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

  • Soldier begins VW restoration

    Feb 17, 2012

    In 1980, when "Betty" turned 10 years old, Spc. Joe Dees entered the world. Little did either know down the road they would enter into a relationship that may last the remainder of their days.

  • Changes to ACAP take effect at Fort Drum

    Feb 16, 2012

    With unemployment rates twice as high among young veterans when compared to nonveterans in the same age group, the Department of the Army has introduced sweeping changes to the services it offers transitioning Soldiers.

  • Burns help manage post's forests

    Feb 16, 2012

    Late winter and spring is the time of year when the Fort Jackson Forestry Branch's prescribed burn team is in high gear.

  • Military Saves Week to focus on preparing for retirement

    Feb 16, 2012

    With millions of baby boomers entering their retirement years and millions more still struggling from recent economic shifts, Military Saves Week 2012 will focus on establishing a sound retirement fund.

  • Changes Supply Suppliers with Better Life, Training

    Feb 16, 2012

    "It's been a year of planning and preparation, and the results of this change will impact the Army's future force," said Keith Orage, deputy director, Logistics Training Department, U.S. Army Quartermaster School. The yearlong endeavor of converting the Automated Logistical Specialist (92A) course back to a single daytime shift came to fruition Feb. 6, and the benefits are already visible said Orage. "There's a noticeable increase in morale around LTD from the instructors to the students," said Orage. "It's too early to gauge, but we also anticipate an increase in the students' test scores as a result of this improvement." Since the mid 90s, Advanced Individual Training Soldiers attending the Military Occupational Specialty course attended in two shifts, 6 a.m. -- 1 p.m. and 1 -- 9 p.m., which resulted after a merge of multiple MOSs. The course hours are now 8:30 a.m. -- 5 p.m.

  • Post to celebrate Black History Month

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Fort Jackson community is invited to celebrate Black History Month with a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Feb. 24 at the Solomon Center.

  • Fort Lee graduates first class of Stryker maintainers

    Feb 17, 2012

    Twenty Soldiers are making history at Fort Lee, Va., today by being the first to graduate from the brand new Stryker Systems Maintainer military occupational specialty.

  • Health clinic makeover not just physical

    Feb 21, 2012

    Renovations are under way at the Bamberg Health Clinic to improve the reception and waiting area, but this isn't the only change taking place at the clinic.

  • Fort Lee breaks ground on new Training Support Center

    Feb 16, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (Feb. 16, 2012) -- A near decade-long vision here will soon become a reality.

  • Managing finances a readiness issue

    Feb 16, 2012

    "Anything that we can do to raise personal savings is very much in the interest of this country." -- Alan Greenspan, economist

  • Fort Jackson employee tops in the Army

    Feb 16, 2012

    An employee with the Fort Jackson Housing Division has been named the top housing employee in the Army at the Professional Housing Management Association's annual conference in San Diego earlier this month.

  • Army Reserve command team visits 7th CSC Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz, the chief of the Army Reserve and commanding general of the U.S. Army Reserve Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Schultz, the command sergeant major of the Army Reserve, brought Soldiers messages focusing on upcoming changes to the active and reserve Army structure during a two-day tour of the 7th Civil Support Command and the Kaiserslautern Military Community here Feb. 11-12.

  • Military spouse employment report released

    Feb 16, 2012

    Alongside the nation's top defense officials, First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, unveiled a new report that spotlights military spouses' employment challenges and aims to remove barriers for the thousands of spouses with occupational licenses, Feb. 15, 2012.

  • DOD leaders: Budget request supports adaptable future force

    Feb 16, 2012

    The Pentagon's fiscal year 2013 budget request follows the defense strategy in shaping an adaptable, rapidly deployable military force with key 21st-century capabilities, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Congress today.

  • Key marks closure for Kilbourne

    Feb 17, 2012

    There wasn't a lot of fanfare among the small group of civilians and Soldiers who gathered on Kilbourne Kaserne in Schwetzingen Feb.6, but their feelings of pride and accomplishment were no less apparent as they stood inside the shell of what was once the Site S data center.

  • Military Saves week brings contests, classes

    Feb 16, 2012

    Military Saves Week is Feb. 19-26, and the Financial Readiness Program at Army Community Service encourages members of the Army family to take the Saver's Pledge as a first step toward a personal commitment to build wealth and reduce debt.

  • Confronting bullying: Hainerberg students taught to respect one another

    Feb 16, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When Hainerberg Elementary School counselor Anita Kerat asked a crowd of 300-plus third-, fourth- and fifth-graders if they had ever been bullied, a large chorus of voices replied, "yes." When Kerat asked them if they respected the person who bullied them, the same students replied, "no."

  • Family Child Care Amnesty Program seeks to safeguard children, certify more providers

    Feb 16, 2012

    Do you provide unauthorized child care in your home? If so you are risking loss of your government quarters, tax liabilities and other potential repercussions.

  • Hi, I'm Veda. I'm new here

    Feb 22, 2012

    A young Soldier had recently moved in next door, and his newlywed wife, only 18, was 36 weeks pregnant and showing alarming signs of a likely premature delivery.

  • Pilot Part Day Toddler Program takes off at CYSS

    Feb 22, 2012

    Responding to Community demand, the Yongsan Child Development Center launched a Pilot Part Day Toddler Program, Feb. 1. The program was designed to give parents an option for their children under three years old, offering them a chance to play with children their age. It also gives the parents more time for themselves, so they can take care of business.

  • Author Romain visits Casey

    Feb 21, 2012

    Romain and several members of his "We're With You All the Way!" tour visited Hanson Fitness Center here Feb. 6 as part of a USO-sponsored tour. The comedy-based educational presentation is designed to entertain kids and give them strategies to cope with bullies, homework, deployments and more.

  • Yongsan saves one million dollars by re-using excess materials

    Feb 22, 2012

    "In the fiscal year of 2011, the government saved one million dollars, in material costs alone, as a result of recycling used material on the garrison," said Enrique Blanco, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Roads and Grounds branch chief, in an interview, Jan. 26.

  • 'With You All the Way' delights Yongsan kids

    Feb 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- On Feb. 7, students of Seoul American Elementary School had an opportunity to enjoy and share their feelings and concerns during the "Trevor Romain, With You All The Way" tour sponsored by the Yongsan United Service Organization.

  • Officials unveil 'Strengthening Military Families' report

    Feb 16, 2012

    Military and civilian leaders announce a new Department of Defense and Treasury report outlining the hardships of and recommending solutions for military spouses seeking professional licenses in multiple states.

  • Yongsan BOSS plays cupid

    Feb 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Many Military couples undergo hardships due to deployment. As loved ones leave to serve in the Army, sometimes Families experience separation. To alleviate some of the difficulties Military couples may face as a result of separation, the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers at U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan delighted Soldiers by delivering Valentine's Day balloons and flower grams on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14.

  • Camp Humphreys ready for extreme weather

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security has learned Camp Humphreys was the first international U.S. military installation to be named "StormReady" and "TsunamiReady" by the U.S. National Weather Service.

  • MICC deputy inducted into senior executive service

    Feb 15, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Mission and Installation Contracting Command deputy to the commander was appointed to the Senior Executive Service today during a ceremony here today recognizing exceptional skills and abilities in transforming the government.

  • USACE planning professionals become esteemed planning associates

    Feb 15, 2012

    At the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, some of the most innovative planning professionals go on to become planning associates. Each year, the best of the best participate in a 20-week program to earn the coveted planning associate title.

  • LIVE EVENTS: Leaders discuss U.S. Army as America's Decisive Force

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army will be streaming presentations and panel discussions slated to take place Feb. 22-24 during the Association of the U.S. Army's Winter Symposium and Exposition.

  • SMDC successfully launches short range ballistic target

    Feb 16, 2012

    SMDC successfully completed a test flight of the new Economical Target-1, Feb. 15, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

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