Archive: Feb 2012

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  • Road to Gold: Community helps Fort Polk chefs train to win

    Feb 14, 2012

    Good food warms your heart and fills your belly, but learning how to do it well is the recipe for success. Whether the menu is sweet pastries or savory soups, several Fort Polk Soldiers are learning how to make delicious food with help from culinary masters within the local community.

  • 368th Engineer Battalion Soldier surprises wife on Wheel of Fortune

    Feb 22, 2012

    Game show prize money? Fourteen thousand dollars. New Sony Tablet? Four hundred dollars. Reuniting with your spouse after a yearlong tour of duty? Priceless.

  • Rader gets pediatric nurse practitioner

    Feb 14, 2012

    For those treated at the Andrew Rader Army Health Clinic Pediatric Clinic, a new face has joined the ranks. Shirley McKenzie, a 15-year veteran of pediatric health, will now serve as a primary care manager at Rader Clinic.

  • Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman visits Fort A.P. Hill

    Mar 20, 2012

    Congressman Rob Wittman, representing Virginia's 1st Congressional District, visited the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training Complex at Fort A.P. Hill Feb. 13. The EOD Training Complex opened in October 2011.

  • TUSAB bassist receives award

    Feb 14, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Regan Brough, a bassist with The U.S. Army Band's Army Blues jazz ensemble, was a recipient of the 2012 Col. Finley R. Hamilton Outstanding Military Musician Award in January.

  • U.S. team trains Malawi Defence Force in convoy ops

    Feb 15, 2012

    As part of the Africa Deployment Assistance Partnership Team, three U.S. Army instructors traveled to Salima, Malawi, to help 22 personnel from the Malawi Defence Force hone their skills in convoy operations, Jan. 16-20, 2012.

  • Joseph Wienand, Acting Deputy Director, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command

    Apr 25, 2012

  • First African-American Fort Myer commander still considers post home

    Feb 15, 2012

    Retired Maj. Gen. Harvey Williams still has a yearning for on-post life. He once was the post commander.

  • IMCOM commander teaches customer service through combatives

    Feb 14, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Soldiers and Civilians got a taste of leadership and customer service through Army combatives training at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command Garrison Leader's Course Feb. 6, 2012.

  • Budget proposal requests smaller, more modern, agile force

    Feb 14, 2012

    The military will reduce its end strength by 5.5 percent over five years, while preserving military pay and benefits for current members and investing in technology and systems to counter future threats, according to Pentagon budget documents released Feb. 13, 2012.

  • 772nd Civil Support Team supports medical mission in Tanzania

    Feb 16, 2012

    Members of the 772nd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, concluded their two-week Medical Readiness and Training Exercise in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12, 2012.

  • U.S. Army Europe contributes to military exchange with Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Feb 14, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, GERMANY -- U.S. Army Europe and U.S. Air Force in Europe assisted the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) with the delivery of helicopter equipment, petroleum, lubricant and oil to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Feb. 12.

  • Army befriends youth home

    Feb 14, 2012

    At the Camp Hovey bowling center Feb. 3, Lt. Col. Benny Starks cuts a cake with the help of Kim Yoo-sung, nine. Starks is commanding officer of Army Field Support Battalion-Korea at Camp Mobile. The unit hosted 30 youngsters from a local youth home for a day of hamburgers and bowling.

  • Nurses' new approach to care improves patient satisfaction

    Feb 15, 2012

    Since implementing a new approach to its system of care last year, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center nursing professionals boast to having successfully created a positive culture change, resulting in improved patient satisfaction.

  • Army hosts educational event for members of Congress, staffers

    Feb 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army's Office of the Chief Legislative Liaison hosted more than 400 congressional staffers Feb. 1, 2012, at the fourth annual Army Day on Capitol Hill.

  • Sustainers tackle Unified Endeavor

    Feb 14, 2012

    Soldiers with the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) honed their skills during an exercise from from Jan. 23 to Feb. 3, 2012.

  • Newcomer Hollis takes top slot in Anniston at Army JROTC Air Rifle Championship

    Feb 14, 2012

    Charles Hollis, an Army Junior ROTC Cadet and senior at Rayville High School in Louisiana, won the sporter division while Kevin Cruz won the precision division of the 2012 Army JROTC Air Rifle Championships. The competition was held Friday and Saturday simultaneously at Camp Perry, Ohio, and Anniston , Ala. But the two champions both competed in Anniston.

  • Soldiers deliver supplies to remote Djiboutian school

    Feb 14, 2012

    Soldiers with Civil Affairs Team 4902, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, partnered with U.S. Agency for International Development, the Djiboutian Ministry of Education and the U.S. Embassy to deliver school supply kits to the Balho Primary School in Balho, Djibouti, Jan. 31, 2012.

  • Army Rangers test new software-defined radio

    Feb 14, 2012

    The U.S. Army's 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan recently completed an Operational Assessment of the software-programmable Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) Rifleman Radio, highlighting its ability to share combat-relevant information, voice and data across small units in real time.

  • Chihuahuan pronghorn roam range on Fort Huachuca

    Feb 13, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Chihuahuan pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) are found only in a few locations, and only in North America. Fortunately for those who reside in or visit here, Fort Huachuca is one place where this species can be found. Although native to this area, the Chihuahuan pronghorn disappeared completely in the 1940s, and the state began its efforts to rebuild the population.

  • Medal of Honor recipients set to visit

    Feb 14, 2012

    Five Medal of Honor recipients are scheduled to visit Fort Jackson to share their stories with the post community during a round table event from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 16, 2012, at the Post Theater.

  • FORSCOM band will perform free concert at Methodist University, March 3

    Feb 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Forces Command's own Army Ground Forces Band will perform a free concert in Methodist University's Reeves Auditorium at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 3. No tickets are required for this "Stage, Screen, & Patriotic Favorites" performance. The evening will feature a lively mix of music that will be fun-for-the-family and unabashedly patriotic.

  • Ambassador visits Camp Humphreys

    Feb 13, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS -- The United States Ambassador to Korea got a look at the Army's largest construction project during a visit here Feb. 9. Ambassador Sung Kim received a briefing and tour of the installation from Col. Joseph P. Moore, United States Army Garrison Humphreys commander.

  • Medics partner with chemical units for training

    Feb 13, 2012

    Soldiers of the 56th Mobile Medical Battalion conducted field training exercises Feb. 6-10 in preparation to take part in a Defense of Civilian Support Agencies (DSCA) mission.

  • Fort Benning to host Army football spring scrimmage

    Feb 14, 2012

    Fort Benning, Ga., will host the U.S. Military Academy at West Point football team for its annual Black and Gold Game at Doughboy Memorial Stadium on March 9.

  • Community volunteers: Girl Scouts deliver lei, cookies to Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Schofield Barracks-based Kolekole Service Girl Scout unit, comprised of more than 18 troops, has recently completed several community service projects.

  • Community volunteers: Ret. Gen. Powell pays a visit to Hawaii JROTC Cadets

    Feb 13, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- For former secretary of state and retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, his ROTC days were where he "found himself."

  • Community volunteers: Local students prepare for CyberPatriot National Finals

    Feb 13, 2012

    WAHIAWA, Hawaii -- A local team of students from Leilehua High School is headed to the Washington, D.C., area March 22-24 as a finalist in the national championship round of CyberPatriot IV, the National High School Cyber Defense Competition.

  • Gen. Dempsey visits FOB Shank

    Feb 13, 2012

    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs travelled to Forward Operating Base Shank to award some servicemembers for their hard work.

  • Army Family Team Building endures

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Army Family Team Building is a series of training modules designed for Soldiers, family members and Army civilians.

  • Sgt. Smith Theater enters 21st century with upgrades

    Feb 13, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Sgt. Smith Theater, here, received a $600,000 Department of the Army facelift.

  • The Army Today - The draw-down of troops and how it could affect Soldiers

    Feb 13, 2012

    Senior Master Sgt. of the Army Raymond Chandler talks about the draw-down of troops and how it could affect Soldiers.

  • From combat boots to dancing shoes

    Feb 14, 2012

    By now, most of America has heard of J.R. Martinez, the veteran-turned-actor-turned-dancer who amazed "Dancing with the Stars" judges as he waltzed, jived and tangoed his way into the hearts of viewers across the country.

  • USASAC Headquarters - Redstone Arsenal Operating Status (Feb. 13)

    Feb 13, 2012

    North Alabama has the potential for a winter weather event over night tonight (Feb. 13) that might affect USASAC's Redstone Arsenal employees. Please review information on the various ways to check Redstone Arsenal installation status.

  • Pinning the competition

    Feb 13, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Fans cheered throughout the gymnasium, as two men stepped onto a mat and faced-off on opposite sides of a circle. The referee gave each contestant a brief pat down and lifted his hand in the air. Glancing at both men, he swiftly lowered his arm to signify the wrestling match had begun. Captain Derek Moore, field artillery officer, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, competed in the Dave Schultz Memorial International Tournament, Feb. 3, in preparation for the Iowa City Olympic Trials in April.

  • 'Colts' certify forward observers

    Feb 13, 2012

    Four Soldiers assigned to the Combat Observation and Lasing Team, "Colt" platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, completed the final stage of their forward observer certification process, participating in several joint live-fire missions on post, Feb. 6-10.

  • Border Rumble showcases Fort Bliss and El Paso boxing talent

    Feb 13, 2012

    Big hits and quick feet were on full display during the Fort Bliss and El Paso Golden Gloves "Border Rumble" Feb. 10. For more than four hours, the free event featured amateur and seasoned boxers squaring off in the center ring.

  • Earning His Spurs

    Feb 13, 2012

    Pfc. William Medina, combat medic, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, is attempting to be one of those Soldiers to earn his spurs during his squadron spur ride, Feb 14th.

  • Fort Bliss Soldier punches his way toward the Olympics

    Feb 16, 2012

    In Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fort Bliss Soldier Pfc. Maximino Ramos fought for his country; now he is just one competition away from fighting for his country with Team U.S.A. Boxing in the London 2012 Olympics.

  • Carson sworn in as 20th general counsel of the U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Brad R. Carson was sworn in as the 20th general counsel of the Army, by Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal, during a ceremony in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, today.

  • Soldier, civilian firefighters work together on Hunter

    Feb 13, 2012

    Seven Soldier firefighters with the 24th Ordnance Co. are assigned to Hunter Army Airfield, where they work alongside the civilian firefighters, augmenting the department.

  • Military athletes compete to enter 2012 Warrior Games

    Feb 14, 2012

    Wounded warriors came from as far away as the Pacific Northwest to show their stuff on the track and field and in swimming trials to earn a spot to compete in the third year of the Warrior Games.

  • Carson sworn in as 20th general counsel of the U.S. Army

    Mar 27, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal hosts the swearing-in ceremony for the general counsel of the Army

  • The Army Now - Army surveyors prepare to expand Camp Marmal, Afghanistan

    Feb 13, 2012

  • 'The right one'

    Feb 13, 2012

    Little things help love last for one 'BRO' couple...

  • 110th Chemical Battalion trains for mission success

    Feb 15, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCcHORD, Wash. -- Snow, rain and ice did not deter soldiers of the 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort) as they suited up to train on their meticulous and vital mission at Joint Base Lewis- McChord, Wash., Jan. 24.

  • President's Fiscal 2013 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works released

    Feb 13, 2012

    Washington -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

  • Wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers attend Warrior Games 2012 swim clinic

    Feb 17, 2012

    More than 25 wounded and ill warriors and veterans gathered at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for the Warrior Transition Command swimming clinic to earn a spot on the Army's 2012 Warrior Games swimming team.

  • FRG offers night out for couples

    Apr 26, 2012

    FRG celebrates Valentine's Day

  • FORSCOM CSM: 'There's always a place in the Army for a good leader'

    Feb 13, 2012

    Less than a year ago, Command Sgt. Major Darrin J. Bohn completed a tour as the top senior enlisted advisor to the commander of International Security Assistance Forces -- Joint Command, overseeing daily operations for the war in Afghanistan. Today, he is settling into his new role as command sergeant major of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. With just over 90 days in his new position as FORSCOM's top enlisted Soldier, Bohn's focus is on the training and readiness of units for combat.

  • Firefighters respond to a different emergency

    Feb 13, 2012

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- The Fire Department, here, responds to fires, emergencies and calls for assistance year-round.

  • The Army Now - Soldiers train the Afghan National Army in welding skills

    Feb 13, 2012

    Soldiers train the Afghan National Army in welding skills

  • Task Force Spartan Steel provide security for attorneys during a meeting with Afghan local district

    Feb 13, 2012

    Noncommissioned Officers and Soldiers from Task Force Spartan Steel provide security for attorneys from the 4th ABCT during a meeting with Afghan local district attorneys.

  • RRAD hits CFC target

    Feb 13, 2012

    Red River Army depot completes its annual Combined Federal Campaign wtih more than $140,000.

  • Mason's Message (Feb. 11, 2012)

    Feb 13, 2012

    With 2011 Logistics Milestones Achieved, let's ask: What's Next?

  • ACC-RI provides contracting training to airmen

    Feb 13, 2012

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Purchasing the billions of dollars worth of items needed by warfighters is a big job often reserved for seasoned contracting professionals in theater.

  • Commander's Washington's Birthday Message

    Feb 14, 2012

    Washington believed in and practiced encouragement when he commanded others. During an age when commanders commonly ran down their subordinates in enforcing their orders, Washington chose to build up.

  • Military District of Washington Family of the Year Recognized

    Feb 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Family of the Year Program recognizes strong military families who embrace their service to the nation and are role models to others in their community. That definition is amply fulfilled by the family of Staff Sgt. Michael C. Drake, D Company, 4th Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), stationed at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall.

  • Dubik named next General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership

    Feb 13, 2012

    Retired Army Lt. Gen. James Dubik III has been named the next General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership, shared by the Army War College, Dickinson College, and Penn State University's Dickinson School of Law and School of International Affairs.

  • First Sign of Progress for Keller Army Community Hospital Clinic Addition

    Feb 13, 2012

    Progress is being made during phase one of the Keller Army Community Hospital Clinic Addition construction project.

  • Federal Resume Workshop Hosted for Wounded, Ill and Injured Servicemembers

    Feb 13, 2012

    Ft. Belvoir, VA - More than 30 wounded, ill and injured soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen attended the Warrior Transition Command's (WTC) first federal employment resume writing workshop hosted at Ft. Belvoir's Community Hospital February 6-7. Service members received instruction in seeking federal employment and preparing resumes for U.S. government agencies.

  • MDW Presents Nation's Wreath at Lincoln Memorial

    Feb 13, 2012

    Representing the President of the United States, U.S. Army Military District of Washington's (MDW) Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, presided during an Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial, Sunday morning. The ceremony was held in honor of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, on what would have been his 203rd birthday.

  • Soldiers prep for onset of second increment of Army network

    Feb 14, 2012

    Soldiers began the 10-week New Equipment Training in January in advance of the WIN-T Increment 2 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, scheduled for May.

  • ISAF-bound Republic of Georgia soldiers train at Joint Multinational Readiness Center

    Feb 14, 2012

    Over eight hundred soldiers from the Republic of Georgia are braving the harsh winter conditions at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany, to participate in a Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRE) as they prepare for deployment to Afghanistan later this year.

  • Ferriter visits Fort Huachuca

    Feb 13, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, Installation Management Command's commanding general, visited Fort Huachuca on Feb. 3, learning more about net-zero water and energy projects that make the installation a leader in the Army for sustainability.

  • Army provides Network Integration Feedback to industry

    Feb 13, 2012

    WARREN, Mich. (Feb. 10, 2012) -- The Army has recently completed providing detailed system feedback and assessments to industry partners that participated in the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 12.1, which concluded in November 2011. As part of the Army's continuous NIE feedback cycle to industry, the System of Systems Integration (SoSI) Directorate has released an assessment to industry participants that had Systems Under Evaluation (SUE) in NIE 12.1.

  • Federal Resume Workshop Hosted for Wounded, Ill and Injured Servicemembers

    Feb 13, 2012

    Ft. Belvoir, VA - More than 30 wounded, ill and injured soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen attended the Warrior Transition Command's (WTC) first federal employment resume writing workshop hosted at Ft. Belvoir's Community Hospital February 6-7. Service members received instruction in seeking federal employment and preparing resumes for U.S. government agencies.

  • Teacher 'adopts' Soldier, finds true love

    Feb 13, 2012

    When school teacher Katie Denisar decided to adopt a Soldier in 2009, little did she know her selfless act of patriotism and educational opportunity for her class of first graders would lead to a marriage proposal.

  • Feb. 9, 2012 -- Gen. Raymond T. Odierno remarks to House Army Caucus Breakfast

    Feb 13, 2012

    Feb. 9, 2012 -- Gen. Raymond T. Odierno remarks to House Army Caucus Breakfast

  • Abraham Lincoln Wreath Ceremony

    Feb 13, 2012

    A Special Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony was held at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. Feb. 12, 2012. The ceremony was held in honor of President Abraham Lincoln on what would have been his 203rd birthday.

  • Big changes coming: Newspaper receiving extreme makeover

    Feb 13, 2012

    This military newspaper -- the Turret -- is also about to undergo some major changes in keeping with Fort Knox's transformation over the last five years.

  • Army Basketball wins double OT thriller over Navy

    Feb 13, 2012

    Army (11-14, 4-6 PL) overcame a four-point deficit in the first overtime and outscored Navy (3-21, 0-10 PL) 13-7 in the second extra session to claim a 69-63 win in the annual "Star Game" in front of a Christl Arena record crowd of 5,189 Saturday afternoon. The win gave the Black Knights their first season sweep of the Mids since 1992.

  • West Point Class of 2012 cadets select first duty assignments

    Feb 13, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 10, 2012) -- With a little more than three months until graduation, the Class of 2012 cadets waited in anticipation to select their first duty assignments for their branch affiliation at Post Night Feb. 2. Cadets, organized by branch, gathered at locations throughout West Point after considering the top three posts and units they would like to begin their service as second lieutenants.

  • West Point cadets get current on nuclear energy developments

    Feb 13, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (Feb. 10, 2012) -- Is America ready for a nuclear renaissance? This was the topic presented Feb. 2 at Eisenhower Hall for nearly 1,100 cadets enrolled in general and advanced chemistry courses. Lending an authoritative voice to the subject was Dr. Sue Clark, a regents professor and tenured faculty member at Washington State University. Clark, a fellow of the American Chemical Society, was appointed in July 2011 by the president to serve on the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board which advises Congress and the Secretary of Energy.

  • Dempsey visits Soldiers in Afghanistan, presents awards

    Feb 13, 2012

    At a forward operating base in eastern Afghanistan, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff dropped by today to meet with the leadership of Task Force Bulldog, have lunch with the troops, and present awards to eight Soldiers, including a Bronze Star Medal to a soldier from the Czech Republic.

  • Pentagon prepares for budget request rollout

    Feb 13, 2012

    Leaders will provide dollar details today for the Defense Department's fiscal year 2013 budget request, which is based on the defense strategic guidance framework announced last month, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Feb. 10, 2012.

  • Army's biggest warehouse honors Korean Service Corps

    Feb 13, 2012

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea--Army Field Support Battalion--North East Asia held the opening ceremony for the Korean Service Corps Humidity Control Warehouse with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Feb. 10.

  • Army blood drive seeking targeted donors

    Feb 14, 2012

    The goal of the Army's new blood drive campaign, beginning today, is to match a donor's blood type with a specific need, rather than simply issuing a general call for donations.

  • Joint Dawn 2012 wraps up

    Feb 16, 2012

    "Joint Dawn 2012 is the beginning, not the end of your preparation to deploy," said Heidi Shyu, acting assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, via a video message to the exercise participants, Jan. 27, 2012.

  • Wood fuel innovation saves money, reduces energy

    Feb 13, 2012

    Cost-effective, energy-reduction strategies are what the home of the Third Infantry Division is all about. And one directorate at Fort Stewart is doing just that -- saving money and reducing energy one wood chip at a time.

  • Creative use of relationships, funds keep marksmanship programs afloat

    Feb 14, 2012

    Most of the teams who participated Friday and Saturday in the 2012 Army Junior ROTC Air Rifle Championships in Anniston, Ala., the basic equipment was given to them. And like most high school programs, beyond that they have to provide for themselves.

  • Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, CECOM Commanding General

    Feb 11, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, CECOM Commanding General

  • Opening Day Activities at the Largest Auto Show in North America

    Feb 15, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Olson, Drill Sergeant Exhibitor Program (DSEP), Fort Knox, Kentucky, counts push-up repititions during opening day festivities at the Chicago Auto Show

  • Army JROTC students zero in on marksmanship goals

    Feb 14, 2012

    The 2012 Army Junior ROTC Air Rifle Championship got underway at the Civilian Marksmanship Program ranges in Anniston, Ala., Friday morning. Scores were tallied for the day, but the final round of competition takes place Saturday. The final scores will be averaged to see which team is best, and which individual rises to the top.

  • JROTC air rifle competitors set goals, mark achievements

    Feb 14, 2012

    Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Cadets gathered Feb. 9-11 in Anniston, Ala,. for the 2012 Army Junior ROTC Air Rifle Championship.

  • Joint Women's Leadership Symposium to be held March 5-6

    Feb 10, 2012

    The symposium, themed "United in Service -- Our Global Impact," will offer women the opportunity to focus on their leadership development while also highlighting the achievement of women leaders on the front lines around the globe.

  • U.S. Army South commander finalizes aviation training plans with Peru

    Feb 13, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, U.S. Army South commander, visited with military partners in Peru, Feb. 7-10, 2012, gaining valuable insights into challenges facing the Peruvian military and strengthening military relationships between the United States and the South American country.

  • Australian Army Lt. Gen. David Morrison arrival ceremony and Legion of Merit presentation

    Feb 13, 2012

    Australian Army Lt. Gen. David Morrison yesterday's arrival ceremony and Legion of Merit presentation by Gen. Odierno in Conmy Hall at Ft. Myer, Va.

  • Military opens more than 14,000 positions to women

    Feb 10, 2012

    Office of Military Personnel Policy says new changes will create more gender-neutral force. Changes to policy allows for more than 14,000 previously exempted jobs to be open to women.

  • ACAP at JBLM prepares for drawdown with sturdier policy

    Feb 10, 2012

    The strategic reset is an initiative that has already trickled into effect for many Soldiers throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord as criteria for promotion and reenlistment become stricter. The Army Career and Alumni Program is prepared to respond to the increase of transitioning Soldiers with revisions to the current transition policy.

  • Bargains to be had at Fort Myer Thrift Shop

    Feb 10, 2012

    Secondhand. New to you. Previously-owned.

  • Virtual Hurricane simulator helps prepares Army North for future missions, exercises

    Feb 10, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Imagine a category 4 hurricane approaching the southern coast of Florida: Where will it go? What damage will it do? A program, used by U.S. Army North, will help plan, train and operate for those types of scenarios.

  • Brian D. Allgood remembered by friends and family

    Feb 10, 2012

    U.S. ARMY GARRISON-YONGSAN, Korea -- The Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital/121st Combat Support Hospital held a remembrance service for Col. Brian Allgood, Jan. 20, at the chapel, here.

  • Tripler receives low-level trauma, strives for excellence in care

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU --Tripler Army Medical Center started receiving low-level trauma Department of Defense beneficiary patients, Jan. 25.

  • Gen. Dempsey meets with troops, leaders, in Afghanistan

    Feb 10, 2012

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey met with American troops and NATO officials during a visit to Afghanistan.

  • A different look at deployment: Wife deploys while husband mans the home front

    Feb 10, 2012

  • Tripler partners with Boy Scouts to help students explore medical careers

    Feb 10, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- The first Medical Explorer Post on Oahu held its initial organizational meeting, here, Jan. 28.

  • Sledgehammer Engineers Leading the Way

    Feb 10, 2012

    The 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, combat engineers at Fort Benning, Ga., now have the latest equipment to lead the way in a kinetic fight. As of February 8, the Soldiers of Company C, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd HBCT, have completed training and are now performing mock missions with their new vehicles.

  • New Soldiering roles for women ensure best use of talent

    Feb 14, 2012

    The Army announced Feb. 9, 2012, a broadening of opportunities for female Soldiers, something the service's chief of staff said is meant to take better advantage of all the talent in uniform.

  • Your heart is in good hands at Tripler

    Feb 10, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Though you may not know it, Tripler Army Medical Center is making it easier for patients to take advantage of the robust and comprehensive set of heart services available to the Pacific region.

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