Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Nation's budget affects future of aviation

    Feb 15, 2012

    Two of Redstone Arsenal's aviation leaders emphasized the need to move forward with aviation goals, adapting and changing to accommodate Army needs and budget constraints.

  • SMDC hosts command run for Soldiers, civilians

    Feb 16, 2012

    Redstone Arsenal HQ participates in command run Feb. 10

  • Logistics community reaches for high readiness

    Feb 15, 2012

    The theme for this year's Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference was "Army Aviation -- Giving the Warfighters the Decisive Edge -- Transformation for the Future."

  • Discussions center on aviation challenges

    Feb 15, 2012

    The most important aspect to maintaining Army aviation through today's cost-cutting environment is ensuring that communication lines remain open between the Army and its industry contractors.

  • Army takes care of its own

    Feb 15, 2012

    The 2012 Army Emergency Relief campaign will open March 1 and continue through May 15.

  • Maj. Gen. David Mann at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. David Mann talks to a reporter for Inside Today, at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, about having a piece of Gen. George S. Patton memorabilia at the show.

  • Collyar to become the next commander of AMCOM

    Feb 15, 2012

    The Army chief of staff has announced that Maj. Gen. Lynn Collyar will be assigned as commander of the Aviation and Missile Command.

  • AMCOM team eliminating invalid transaction orders

    Feb 15, 2012

    Back Orders -- the bane of shoppers -- are especially baneful for Soldiers deployed across the globe.

  • Building international partnerships critical to future Army operations

    Feb 16, 2012

    Nearly 100 experts from across the Army, Department of State, allied nations, think tanks and academia concluded the latest in a series of events to support Unified Quest, the Army's "greenhouse for ideas" on meeting the needs of the 21st century operating environment.

  • Chicago Car Show

    Feb 15, 2012

  • ASC Implements Lead Materiel Integrator

    Feb 15, 2012

    Today marks the beginning for the Lead Materiel Integrator, as Army Materiel Command assumes the LMI mission for the Army.

  • Father performs heroic act for little hero

    Feb 16, 2012

    As an Army combat medic, Sgt. 1st Class Antwan Williams never had the experience of delivering a baby. After 14 years in the Army, Williams had almost given up on helping a child into the world, until earlier this month, when he found himself in a situation where his baby's life would depend on his training.

  • Cadets recognized by DOL for capstone project

    Feb 15, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 15, 2012) -- The Class of 2012 cadets involved in the American Politics Capstone Course were tasked by the Department of Labor to find effective ways of delivering services to homeless veterans in New York City. The cadets completed the semester-long capstone project and were recognized Feb. 10 by Assistant Secretary of Labor Junior Ortiz for their research.

  • Sustainers unite for inaugural ball at West Point

    Feb 15, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 15, 2012) -- The Force Sustainment Association's inaugural ball was celebrated at West Point Feb. 11, welcoming 101 newly branched Transportation, Quartermaster, Ordnance, Finance and Adjutant General cadets into the Force Sustainment community. Brig. Gen. Gwen Bingham, the 51st Quartermaster General and U.S. Army Quartermaster School commandant at Fort Lee, Va., was guest speaker for the event, held inside the West Point Club's Grand Ballroom.

  • ASC commanding general signs Army Family Covenant

    Feb 15, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Patricia McQuistion, Army Sustainment Command commanding general, signed the Army Family Covenant on Feb. 15, just before the kickoff of the Rock Island Arsenal Health Fair, located at the RIA fitness center.

  • West Point cadets learn "secrets" behind grand strategy

    Feb 15, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 15, 2012) -- America's global strategy--seemingly chaotic and somewhat illogical under foreign scrutiny--has actually proven to be a winning strategy for more than 300 years, according to Walter Russell Mead, professor of foreign affairs and humanities at Bard College. Mead taught Grand Strategy at Yale for several years before introducing the course at Bard College, and on Feb. 8, in front of nearly 100 cadets and invited students inside the Haig Room, he revealed the "secret plan for world domination." It's not so much a secret strategy as it is inherent in the nation's framework, Mead admitted, and it isn't even ours originally.

  • Australian CSA visits TRADOC

    Feb 16, 2012

    Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Australian chief of the army, is greeted by Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Dailey, TRADOC command sergeant major, upon his arrival to the headquarters building at Fort Eustis, Va., Feb. 8, 2012.

  • 45th Sustainment Brigade Soldiers perform vital step in R3 operations

    Feb 15, 2012

    As the drawdown of forces in Afghanistan continues, soldiers from the retrograde section take up the task of moving equipment affected by years of use out of theater.

  • Black History Month: A man's dream and a woman's love

    Feb 15, 2012

    Helping carry the dream of the African American community, Staff Sgt. Cathy Breedlove, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Brigade Support Medical Company, 25th Brigade Support Battalion, is among the many inspirational African American figures that are celebrated for their contributions on the frontlines of today's military.

  • Cone: Presidents Day a time to reflect, make a difference

    Feb 15, 2012

    The Presidents Day holiday is a day to remember and honor the men and women who led and helped shape our country. While it is a day to recognize the achievements and contributions of two of this country's greatest presidents and an opportunity for a well earned long weekend for TRADOC Soldiers, civilians, and Family members, it also represents a period of increased risk as people travel or participate in other recreational activities.

  • Falling From the Top is Not an Option - New Protection for the CH-47

    Mar 7, 2012

    For years the U.S. Army has performed maintenance on rotary wing aircraft deployed in the field, including war threatened areas around the globe. In the field, it is a standard practice for maintenance personnel and flight crews to climb to the tops of CH-47 helicopters to inspect and service the rotor blades. . This practice was necessary for accomplishing the mission but it came with unsecured high-risk maneuvers resulting in serious injuries and even fatalities.

  • Logistic Support Battalion puts safety first

    Mar 2, 2012

    Safety comes first, whether a unit is serving in support of overseas contingency operations or stationed stateside. One motor pool has found a winning recipe for an accident-free maintenance shop, staying safe at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Soldier earns USA Wrestler of Week title

    Jul 26, 2012

    Greco-Roman wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers won a record sixth heavyweight title at the 2012 Dave Schultz Memorial International and was subsequently named Wrestler of the Week for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2012, by USA Wrestling.

  • Incoming!

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Columbus senior lands scholarship to Duke

    Feb 15, 2012

    Megan Clark was an all-state athlete as a sophomore at O'Neill High School in Highland Falls, N.Y., and a National Scholastic Sports Foundation track and field All-American as a junior, signed with Duke on a track and field scholarship.

  • Shorter field gives Doughboys edge

    Feb 15, 2012

    Post team thumps Marines, 68-0

  • Post team falls to Legends, prevails over Marines

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Currahee's First In Division to Receive Unit Level Physical Therapy Technician

    Feb 15, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky- The Currahee Physical Therapy Clinic, staffed by medical personnel from Company C, 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, is the first brigade level clinic in the 101st Abn. Div. to receive a unit-level physical therapy technician at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Donovan Research Library hosts grand opening

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Currahees Train FRG Leadership Positions

    Feb 15, 2012

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Family Readiness Group leaders and volunteers of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division completed their training necessary to be qualified to operate a unit FRG Feb. 13th, 2012 at the Family Readiness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Organization offers free photos for military Families facing deployments

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Team Bliss' 47th Transportation Company prepares for worldwide transportation support

    Jan 29, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Soldiers with 47th Transportation Company, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas were activated on Jan. 16, 2012 for a two-week emergency deployment readiness exercise.

  • The Army Today - Logistics Soldiers training on a 50 caliber machine gun

    Feb 15, 2012

    Logistics Soldiers training on a 50 caliber machine gun to prepare for future deployments.

  • The Army Now - Soldiers in Afghanistan coming under fire and defeating the enemy

    Feb 15, 2012

    Soldiers in Afghanistan coming under fire and defeating the enemy as the prepared for a shura.

  • 3rd Chemical Bde welcomes new top NCO

    Feb 15, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Sheridon Richardson relinquished responsibility of the 3rd Chemical Brigade to Command Sgt. Maj. John Hawley during a ceremony at Fort Leonard Wood's Shea Gym Friday.

  • Soldiers Maneuver through a live fire exercise lane

    Feb 15, 2012

    Soldiers maneuver through a live fire exercise lane.

  • Fort Leonard Wood hosts junior officer conference

    Feb 15, 2012

    The General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital Junior Officer Council held its first post-wide Leadership Conference Friday at Audie Murphy's Community Center. The event offered junior officers from all different units and specialties leadership tools and networking opportunities.

  • Mission becomes battle for treasure

    Feb 15, 2012

    When telling how his team recovered more than 6,000 of Iraq's treasures from eight different countries, Marine Reserve Col. Matthew Bogdanos is very much like a tour guide, taking his audiences on a journey deep into ancient history.

  • 'Best kept secret in the Army'

    Feb 15, 2012

    The commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, made appearances in a big way last week to tout the accomplishments of the only functional aviation depot within the Department of Defense. Col. Christopher Carlile spoke Feb. 8 at the Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference held at Bob Jones Auditorium and later that day at the Army Aviation Association of America's Cribbins Aviation Product Symposium at the Von Braun Center.

  • Aviation gives troops decisive edge

    Feb 17, 2012

    Army aviation is flying high because of the Soldiers on the ground and the civilians who support the program.

  • Pioneer Battalion completes team exercise

    Feb 15, 2012

    The Pioneer Battalion, 2nd Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment, conducts quarterly senior leader off-site events to bolster esprit de corps and further increase the Soldiers' knowledge of leadership, teamwork and military history.

  • Pick it up: Post too pretty for litter

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Listen live as leaders discuss how TRADOC is leading the transition to the Army of the Future during

    Oct 11, 2012

    Senior leaders from U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will discuss how TRADOC is leading the Army's transition to the Army of the Future during the upcoming Association of the U.S. Army's Institute of Land Warfare Winter Symposium Exposition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 22 through 24.

  • Army senior leaders visit 9/11 Memorial

    Mar 12, 2013

    Army senior leaders, including Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, along with other general officers and their spouses toured the 9/11 Memorial in New York Feb. 14.

  • Post reclamation sale saves Soldiers money

    Feb 15, 2012

    Soldiers who want to save money on uniforms and other Army gear should check out the post reclamation sale the first Friday of every month. Fort Benning's next reclamation sale begins at 8 a.m. March 2 at the Salie Complex, Building 9057, 6883 Ivey Road.

  • 'Best Kept Secret In The Army'

    Feb 15, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- One of the Army's best kept secrets just got a higher profile. The commander of the Aviation and Missile Command's Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, made appearances in a big way last week to tout the accomplishments of the only functional aviation depot within the Department of Defense. Col. Christopher Carlile spoke Feb. 8 at the Worldwide Aviation Logistics Conference held at Bob Jones Auditorium and later that day at the Army Aviation Association of America's Cribbins Aviation Product Symposium at the Von Braun Center.

  • Green to Gold briefings: Earn your commission

    Feb 15, 2012

    If you're an NCO who is curious about earning your commission, or if you're a junior enlisted Soldier who has what it takes for leadership in the Army, attend today's briefing on Green to Gold. Led by Columbus State University's ROTC, the information session starts at 10 a.m. in Building 2611, Soldiers' Plaza.

  • Website helps Soldiers maintain dental readiness

    Feb 16, 2012

    The new Dental Readiness Information Center website is helping Soldiers maintain their dental readiness.

  • World War II Army Air Corps Bomber Pilot is 2000th Veteran to Record His Story at New York State Mil

    Feb 15, 2012

    SARATOGA SPRINGS , NY --A 94-year old Saratoga Springs resident who flew B-24 bombers in World War II has became the 2000th veteran to record memories of his service with the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center. Charles P. Evans who was born on Feb. 3, 1918 told his wartime story to Wayne Clarke, the museum's oral history program coordinator on Monday, Feb. 13.

  • Local school prepares packages for Soldiers

    Feb 15, 2012

    On Feb. 14, a local classroom at John F. Kennedy Catholic School paired with Jason's Box, a non-profit organization, to bring care packages to Soldiers serving overseas.

  • Preserving legacy of African-American Soldiers

    Feb 16, 2012

    George Hardy Jr. started collecting World War II memorabilia associated with African-Americans about seven years ago, and his collection now includes hundreds of photographs, three distinct uniform displays, Soldiers' personal effects and even a replica radio playing 1940s-era music.

  • Local weekend warriors rock on and off duty

    Feb 15, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Two Aberdeen Proving Ground contractors spend their days testing firepower on the small arms ranges of the Aberdeen Test Center - and pounding out another brand of noise on the weekends.

  • New York National Guard adjutant general takes part in South African Reserve conference

    Mar 18, 2012

    The New York National Guard's top officer is visiting South Africa this week to take part in a workshop being hosted by Maj. Gen. Roy Andersen, the Chief of South African National Defence Force Reserves.

  • Soldiers test out Zumba for physical training

    Feb 21, 2012

    Having fun and dancing away to a healthier lifestyle is easy when participating in Zumba.

  • Ceremony hails troops after yearlong deployment

    Feb 15, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - More than 80 members of the Maryland Army National Guard Headquarters Aviation Depot Maintenance Roundout Unit assembled at Aberdeen Proving Ground Feb. 4 for a Freedom Salute Ceremony.

  • Former Army Surgeon General receives top government service award

    Feb 16, 2012

    WASHINGTON -- The American Medical Association (AMA) presented retired Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, M.D., Ph.D., former U.S. Army Surgeon General, with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. Dr. Schoomaker was selected for the AMA's top government service award for his work leading the Army medical community to improve the access, delivery and quality of health care while reducing unwarranted administrative and clinical variation.

  • Army Corps of Engineers Revises and Renews Nationwide Permits

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, Feb. 15, 2012. The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2012. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2012.

  • CECOM Welcomes New Commander

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U. S. Army Communication-Electronics Command officially welcomed its 20th commander, Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Feb. 9 in a ceremony on the campus of the C4ISR Center of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Army Maj. Gen. McGhee and Barbara Bonessa - Fiscal 2013 Budget Proposal

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Robert "Glenn" Robertson Jr.

    Feb 28, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to Robert "Glenn" Robertson Jr.

  • State Rewards Team Milan AAP for Recycling

    Feb 28, 2012

    Milan Army Ammunition Plant knows recycling, like producing ammunition, is a matter of preserving our nation's lifestyle.

  • Fort Carson observes National Prayer Breakfast

    Feb 14, 2012

    Soldiers, Families and Fort Carson civilians gathered to break bread and pray during the Fort Carson National Prayer Breakfast at the "Mountain Post" Special Events Center, Feb. 9.

  • Fort Carson exceeds CFC goals

    Feb 14, 2012

    The Fort Carson community recognized the giving spirit of "Mountain Post" Soldiers and civilians during the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign Award Ceremony at the 4th Infantry Division headquarters, Feb. 13, 2012.

  • Army officials announce the FY2013 Army budget

    Feb 14, 2012

    Army officials announcing the FY2013 Army budget during a briefing at the Pentagon.

  • Ordnance Sgt. Maj. visits Fort Carson

    Feb 14, 2012

    Command Sergeant Major Sultan A. Muhammad, regimental command sergeant major, U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, met with Ordnance Corps Soldiers and noncommissioned officers during a visit to Fort Carson, Feb. 8-10.

  • Guard partnership program seen among solutions in constrained environment

    Feb 15, 2012

    During the fifth Unified Quest seminar last week, many participants said one Army National Guard program could go far in expanding capabilities for the force of the future.

  • Army brings prototype scout vehicle to Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army's newest concept models are among about 1,000 vehicles on display at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.

  • Digging in: 864th Engineers bring back 'old way of training'

    Feb 15, 2012

    The 864th Engineer Battalion is getting back to the basics -- back to the old way of doing things -- and away from the counter-insurgency fight with which it has grown so familiar.

  • Logisticians learn Strategic Management System

    Feb 14, 2012

    Logisticians assigned to units and organizations at Fort Carson and Fort Sill learned how to operate the Strategic Management System during a four-day class at the Fort Carson Training Support Center, Feb. 6-9.

  • Construction starts soon

    Feb 14, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A longer commute to work could be the norm for Aberdeen Proving Ground motorists after the spring kickoff of a construction project that will widen and improve area roads.

  • IMCOM commander visits West Point

    Feb 14, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Lt. Gen. Mike Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, visited U.S. Army Garrison West Point on Monday. While there he also presented a family programs update to the 4-Star Spouses Forum. He then toured the U.S. Military Academy's food service operations, which prepares almost 12,000 meals daily, and ate lunch alongside 4,200 Cadets.

  • Dental professionals promote proper oral hygiene to Fort Hood students

    Feb 14, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--As part of Children's Dental Health Month, dental professionals from the U.S. Army Dental Activity here plan to educate almost 4,000 elementary school students about the importance of proper oral hygiene.

  • APG eagle count reaches 196

    Feb 14, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A total of 157 bald eagles was counted on Aberdeen Proving Ground during the annual mid-winter survey Jan. 8.

  • ASC Soldier recognized for outstanding academics

    Feb 14, 2012

    Master Sgt. Reginald Hurt, an engineer with the Distribution Management Center, is being recognized as the outstanding academic graduate for 2012 from Grantham University.

  • Improved fitness center reopens with new classes, equipment

    Feb 14, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - APG community members toured the newly renovated Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation fitness center during a Feb. 6 open house.

  • APG celebrates first residents of new neighborhood

    Feb 14, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A ceremonial first lease signing and plaque dedication ceremony at Picerne Military Housing's Neighborhood Office commemorated the first official tenants of Bayside Village community housing Feb. 7.

  • Army highlights best of past, present, future at Chicago Auto Show exhibit

    Feb 16, 2012

    Gen. George S. Patton's 1938 Cadillac staff car is on display at the Chicago Auto Show alongside the U.S. Army Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics vehicle and two hybrid concept vehicles.

  • Darnall health professionals spur patients to take steps to prevent heart disease

    Feb 16, 2012

    Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center professionals have stepped up their efforts during American Heart Month this February to encourage beneficiaries to take small steps to help protect their heart health.

  • Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) at the U.S. Army Exhibit During the 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army highlights the The Heavy Equipment Transport System (HETS) during the 2012 Chicago Auto Show

  • Army Secretary Focused on National Cemetery Oversight

    Feb 14, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery in Washington, DC, Feb. 8, 2012. McHugh is responsible for the Army National Cemeteries Program, which consists of Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, resting place for more than 14,000 veterans dating back to the Civil War.

  • Division West trainers focus on infantry skills

    Feb 14, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- After two years of focused observer controller/trainer work, Soldiers in the 2nd Battalion, 393rd Infantry Regiment turned their attention back to basic infantry skills with two weeks of intense field and range training this month.

  • Eighth Army hosts SHARP training in South Korea

    Feb 14, 2012

    Eighth Army like the rest of the Army is serious about stamping out sexual assault, so it's taken sexual assault prevention training to all camps and garrisons in South Korea throughout the month of February.

  • Valentine's Day in Afghanistan

    Feb 15, 2012

    A Soldier gets a care package in the mail. The package is from his wife. As she insisted, he waits until Valentine's Day to open it.

  • Soldier of the Future on Display at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 16, 2012

    The U.S. Mobile Exhibit Company, Fort Knox, Kentucky, showcased the U.S. Army Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) vehicle at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The vehicle and Soldiers highlight what troops might look like in the year 2032.

  • Family members experience glimpse of infantry life

    Feb 14, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- The sunshine seemed perfect for the day's mood as wives and Family members came out to see what it was to be an infantryman, at least for the day.

  • 12,000 Square Feet of Army Strong at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show

    Feb 15, 2012

  • Presidents' Day 2012 Holiday Message

    Feb 14, 2012

  • The Army Now - EOD Soldiers demonstrate what an explosion from an IED can do to an unarmored vehicle

    Feb 14, 2012

    EOD Soldiers demonstrate what an explosion from an IED can do to an unarmored vehicle to help awareness.

  • The U.S. Army Brings Detroit Military Muscle and Efficiency to Chicago

    Feb 15, 2012

    Army uncovers energy effecient hybrid concept vehicles at the largest Auto Show in the U.S.

  • El Paso community leaders visit Pentagon, pledge support

    Feb 14, 2012

    Community leaders from the city of El Paso, Texas, met with Secretary of the Army John McHugh Feb. 7, 2012, to reaffirm their commitment to making Ft. Bliss the most efficient Army installation in the country and to pledge their support for Soldiers and Families

  • 81st CA Medics Provide Lifesaving Skills to Students

    Feb 14, 2012

    KILLEEN, Texas -- You're at your favorite restaurant with some friends and suddenly a man at the neighboring table grips at his chest. His frantic motions indicate that he's in the throes of a cardiac arrest. Do you know what to do in this situation? Some of the high school juniors and seniors from the Career and Technical Education Campus certainly do.

  • The Army Today - Army Captain competes for a spot on the US Olympic team in wrestling

    Feb 14, 2012

    An Army Captain competes for a spot on the US Olympic team in wrestling.

  • Army rolls out 2013 budget request

    Feb 15, 2012

    Despite cutbacks, the Army's fiscal year 2013 budget request includes a pay increase of 1.7 percent for Soldiers, as well as allowance increases of 3.9 percent for housing and a 3.4 for subsistence.

  • Cool head nets Marine Tobyhanna Warfighter of Quarter award

    Feb 14, 2012

    A Marine Corps gunnery sergeant's coolness under fire during combat in Iraq has been recognized by the Marine Corps and the Army, and earned him Tobyhanna Army Depot's Warfighter of the Quarter award.

  • Presidents' Day Holiday Weekend Safety Message

    Feb 16, 2012

    Presidents' Day is celebrated on February 20th when we pause, reflect, and honor our nation's rich history, and salute former Presidents for the legacy of leadership they have provided our Nation for more than two centuries.

  • Soldiers, civilians help save money, resources by recycling

    Feb 15, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Despite massive construction efforts and a fluctuating population as the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden continues transforming, Directorate of Public Works officials report a savings of about ,100,000 a year thanks to recycling efforts by service members, civilians and families.

  • Army partners with Congress

    Feb 15, 2012

    Army senior leaders join House Army Caucus members for breakfast at the Capitol building, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 2012. Secretary of the Army John McHugh, a former Congressman from New York, advocates for a strong partnership between the Army and Congress. The House Army Caucus is a bipartisan organization that works to educate fellow House members and their staffs about Army issues and programs.

  • Central Issue Facilities equip Soldiers for the battlefield

    Feb 14, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - They may be far from the battlefield, but their efforts go a long way toward protecting Soldiers in harm's way. "We are here for the Soldier and civilian … supplying them with equipment on a daily basis so they can succeed at their jobs," said Teresa Hill, Wiesbaden Central Issue Facility customer service manager.

  • U.S., Tanzania work together during MEDRETE 2012

    Feb 15, 2012

    U.S. medical personnel traveled to Zanzibar, Tanzania, Jan. 30 through Feb. 10, 2012, to perform a suture-less cataract surgical technique to improve military relationships with host medical providers and provide medical treatment to local citizens.

  • Baumholder School Age Services earns national accreditation

    Feb 14, 2012

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Parents whose children attend Baumholder School Age Services on Wetzel can be assured their children are receiving quality care. That care meets and exceeds standards of the National Council on Accreditation. Baumholder's SAS recently received accreditation from the council as a facility that exceeds standards in providing the highest level of care nationally.

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