Archive: Mar 2012

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  • Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers benefit from muster

    Apr 3, 2012

    FORT SNELLING, Minn. -- The Soldier Readiness Processing Detachment of the 88th Regional Support Command, or RSC, administered 272 Individual Ready Reserve, or IRR, Soldiers March 31 during its one-day muster at Fort Snelling, Minn. About two weeks earlier in Chicago, the team processed 328 IRR Soldiers in the course of two days. The purpose of the Army Reserve's muster is to assess, update, and certify the personnel readiness of IRR Soldiers.

  • Army drill championships head to San Antonio

    Mar 31, 2012

    Douglas MacArthur High School wins both the armed and unarmed titles in the first Army National JROTC Drill Championships.

  • 449th Engineer Company train at NTC in preparation for deployment

    Apr 12, 2012

    Reserve Soldiers from the 449th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Brigade, perform a dismounted roadside bomb search during a route clearance convoy at the National Training Center. (Photo: Spc. Devin M. Wood, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • 569th Eng. Dive Det. conducts Deep Blue exercise

    Mar 31, 2012

    KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait -- Divers with the 569th Engineer Dive Detachment from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., conducted their Deep Blue exercise in the Persian Gulf aboard a Landing Craft Utility Boat here March 26 -- 30.

  • Field tested, Soldier approved

    Apr 4, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--After many long hours and several days of shower-less nights in the field, the Soldiers from the 589th Brigade Support Battalion began feeling the effects of the on-going tactical operations.

  • "Black Dragon" troopers build esprit de corps, earn silver spurs

    Apr 4, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, competed amongst themselves and in teams to earn a pair of silver spurs during a unit spur ride at Fort Hood, March 12-14.

  • Army Now - Army engineers finish a massive construction project

    Mar 30, 2012

    Army engineers finish a massive construction project to secure the vital supply line between Kabul and Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • Army Now - Combat aviation soldiers show off all their soldiers skills during the Best Warrior compe

    Mar 30, 2012

    Combat aviation soldiers show off all their soldiers skills during the Best Warrior competition in Korea.

  • TAMC family writes book to cope with loss of pet

    Mar 30, 2012

    HONOLULU -- During the 2012 Tripler Army Medical Center Prayer Breakfast in February, Chaplain (Col.) Mike Tarvin, command chaplain, Army Medicine, spoke about qualities that make individuals "winning warriors."

  • PRMC joins community to help foster successful postsecondary transition for wounded warriors

    Mar 30, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Members from the Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center joined wounded warriors and private sector subject matter experts at a think tank hosted by the Pacific Alliance and the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa, March 23, here.

  • Army Today - April 2nd, 2012

    Mar 30, 2012

    3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team participates in full spectrum training operations at the National Training Center in Ft. Irwin, Calif. Also available in high definition.

  • Afghan environment drives training adjustments in Europe

    Apr 2, 2012

    Troops from 10 nations have been participating in a unique mission rehearsal exercise this month for the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to prep the unit and its multinational partners for deployment to Afghanistan.

  • CASA hosts the Under SecArmy

    Mar 30, 2012

    CASA for Puerto Rico hosts the Under Secretary of the Army

  • Dempsey: military must build trust with troops, families

    Mar 30, 2012

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff GEN Martin Dempsey calls on senior enlisted leaders to find more ways to build trust between the military, its members and their families.

  • Pakistan route critical to reset, retrograde in Afghanistan

    Apr 2, 2012

    The Army would like to see the route through Pakistan available again to get things out of Afghanistan when the time comes, said one Army senior leader.

  • Army aims to grow more resilience trainers on its own

    Apr 2, 2012

    About 8,000 Soldiers are now trained as "master resilience trainers," and the Army wants even more, but it hopes to train them in an Army school.

  • JBLM units receive Navy Presidential Unit Citation

    Mar 30, 2012

    The Navy Presidential Unit Citation was awarded to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, and Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, during a ceremony here, March 23.

  • Vanguard UMT strengthens soldiers

    Mar 30, 2012

    In an effort to foster good fellowship and boost soldier morale, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's Unit Ministry Team hosted an opportunity for divine dining, March 27.

  • Unit aims to save Army $383,000, employs Soldiers at Fort Hood CRSP yard

    Mar 30, 2012

    When the 297th Inland Cargo Transfer Company was conducting operations in Afghanistan, part of the unit's mission was running a shipping and distribution point in theater. They are taking on a similar mission at Fort Hood; a mission that also presents new challenges and training opportunities.

  • Pentagon's top doctor stresses commitment to quality care

    Mar 30, 2012

    Even in this "belt-tightening era," Defense Department officials remain committed to sustaining efforts that have led to groundbreaking medical advances in areas such as post-traumatic stress disorder, the Pentagon's top health affairs official told an audience of behavioral health experts and military leaders here today.

  • Army Spring Summer Safety Campaign Underway

    Mar 30, 2012

    Fort Rucker, Ala. (April 1, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center commences it's official Spring and Summer safety campaign and encourages all Soldiers, Family Members and Department of the Army Civilians to remain prepared for the fun and hazards associated with warmer weather.

  • Conference to focus on building Troops' resilience

    Mar 30, 2012

    Nearly 750 military leaders and psychological health care experts gathered for the Defense Department's fourth annual Warrior Resilience Conference.

  • Westphal: Diversity is Army's strength, leadership it's cornerstone

    Apr 2, 2012

    Emphasizing the importance of diversity and leadership within the U.S. Army, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal delivered the keynote address to more than 175 cadets during the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras' ROTC ball.

  • Fort Bragg offers tai chi class to injured, wounded warriors to aid recovery

    Apr 2, 2012

    The group that meets for tai chi twice weekly at Towle Courts Fitness Center, at Fort Bragg, N.C., is comprised of wounded warriors, foreign liaison officers and those merely interested in the ancient Chinese art form.

  • Twelve members of Arsenal community retire

    Mar 30, 2012

    Among family, friends and coworkers, four Department of the Army civilians and eight Soldiers received decorations and gratitude during a March 29 retirement and retreat ceremony held at Constitution Square on Rock Island Arsenal.

  • Children 'get fit, be strong' at nutrition fair at Fort Bragg

    Mar 30, 2012

    Preschoolers and students from Fort Bragg Schools learned how to make healthy food choices and keep fit through different activities at the 2012 Nutrition Fest held at Tolson Youth Activities Center, March 23.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps leaders jump with Army's new T-11 parachute

    Apr 2, 2012

    Senior leaders from the XVIII Airborne Corps jumped the T-11 advanced tactical parachute system over Normandy Drop Zone, March 22, 2012.

  • Cone discusses mentorship with West Point cadets

    Apr 3, 2012

    Gen. Robert W. Cone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, was the guest speaker Friday at the Distinguished Leader Series, hosted by the West Point Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership.

  • Tripler's fallen warrior receives Hawaii Medal of Honor

    Apr 2, 2012

    Twenty-four service members who deployed from Hawaii, who died in 2011 in Iraq or Afghanistan, were honored with a Hawaii Medal of Honor at the State Capital during a ceremony, March 28, 2012.

  • Air Force commander visits TRADOC

    Apr 11, 2012

    Gen. Gilmary M. Hostage, commander of U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command, met with Lt. Gen. John Sterling, deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, during Hostage's visit to Fort Eustis, Va., March 29, 2012. In addition to meeting with Sterling and discussing the tasks TRADOC executes for the Army, Hostage also received a tour of Fort Eustis and a mission brief by the 733d Mission Support Group during his visit. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Schneider)

  • Biometrics training an important part of future deployment missions

    Mar 30, 2012

    Training was held at Fort Bragg on the handheld, interagency identity detection equipment, a portable, camera-like instrument, used by deployed Soldiers to collect fingerprints, facial recognition photos and iris scans of people in Afghanistan or where ever the theater is to establish their identity.

  • The Noise Immune Stethoscope

    Mar 30, 2012

    In collaboration with Active Signal Technologies, a Small Business Innovation Research partner, the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory developed a stethoscope in 2007 that can be used to listen to heart and lung sounds in high-noise environments such as medical evacuation vehicles.

  • Civil War exhibit highlights Quartermasters

    Mar 30, 2012

    To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, the U.S. Army QuartermasterM useum at Fort Lee will unveil a new exhibit, entitled, "A War of Supply: The Quartermaster Department in the Civil War."

  • Fort Bragg holds Women's History Month observance

    Mar 30, 2012

    Col. Vinette E. Gordon, deputy commander for nursing and patient services, Womack Army Medical Center, was the guest speaker at Fort Bragg's Women's History Month observance, March 22, in Weaver Auditorium. Gordon's message to the audience was women have made significant contributions to our nation, some quietly and some boldly - she challenged listeners to find their courageous vision and to carry on the work of the women who came before them.

  • USAMITC Passes the DAIG Inspection

    Mar 30, 2012

  • Medal of Honor Wall unveiled at museum Airborne Museum

    Mar 30, 2012

    In a ceremony March 23 at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, tribute was paid to elite Army heroes as the Medal of Honor wall was unveiled before a crowd of about 50 to 60 guests and spectators. The wall was unveiled and featured the names of 73 individuals who were assigned to airborne or special forces units when they were awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for gallantry in combat.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    Apr 4, 2012

  • Horses help veterans deal with post traumatic stress

    Mar 30, 2012

    Veterans with PTSD saddle up with horse therapy to combat their condition.

  • Trucks move in as Manor View Disposal digs into next phase

    Mar 30, 2012

    The excavation of methane-generating buried trash at the Manor View dump site began March 23 and remains on schedule.

  • U.S. Soldiers save Afghan boy wounded by insurgent IED

    Mar 30, 2012

    The Soldiers of Task Force Blackhawk saved the life of an 8-year-old Afghan boy who was injured by an insurgent improvised explosive device blast, March 14, 2012, in Kushamond district, Paktika province, Afghanistan.

  • Westphal discusses the future of the Army with 1st Mission Support Command

    Mar 30, 2012

    Westphal discusses the future of the Army with 1st Mission Support Command

  • Rock Island Arsenal celebrates Women's History Month

    Mar 30, 2012

  • 201st MI Battalion Soldiers range off post

    Mar 30, 2012

    Soldiers of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion took their weapons training to a public range on their Safety Stand-Down Day to obtain first-hand knowledge of guns that are not standard U.S. Army issue.

  • Commuting in the NCR: the good, bad and ugly

    Mar 30, 2012

    Mastering the transportation of a drive, ride or walk to work involve the timing of a hilarious comedian, the patience of Job and the luck of a Las Vegas gambler.

  • Exercise Prepares NCR for attack

    Mar 30, 2012

    On March 28, the Department of Homeland Security, through the Cities Readiness Initiative conducted its annual Closed Point of Dispensing Standard Operating exercise around the District of Columbia metropolitan area. A CPOD-SOG is a practice training exercise used to prepare service members and their Families in the event of a biological attack. The Fort McNair portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall hosted their main CPOD-SOG exercise in southwest D.C.

  • Wiesbaden community reaches out to welcome 1-214th Aviation Regiment Family

    Mar 30, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Members of the 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, got a personal welcome from the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden during a Town Hall in Mannheim's Coleman Chapel March 15. The forum and open house gave Soldiers, civilians and family members an opportunity to get their questions answered, pick up information about the Wiesbaden military community and spend one-on-one time with Wiesbaden military community subject matter experts.

  • 'Compass' guides teens toward resilience

    Mar 30, 2012

    STUTTGART, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart's Religious Support Office hosted "Compass," a resilience retreat for community youth, March 2-3 at the Patch Barracks Religious Education Center.

  • Public Health Week April 2-8, 2012

    Mar 30, 2012

  • Power user conference to highlight operational energy innovation

    Apr 3, 2012

    Supplying tactical electric power to the battlefield in a reliable, energy-efficient way is a key goal of the Department of Defense's Project Manager Mobile Electric Power and the focus of an upcoming Users' Conference.

  • Wounded warriors cast thier lines into Beaverdam Lake

    Mar 30, 2012

    David Hall, who is retired from the Air Force, is a wounded warrior who wanted to help fellow wounded service members.

  • Oil analysis for the betterment of the U.S. military

    Mar 30, 2012

    The Army Oil Analysis Program is part of a Department of Defense-wide effort to determine impending component failures and lubricant conditions through periodic laboratory evaluations of used oil samples. This program helps prevent catastrophic failures to military equipment before it even happens by detecting the issue before it becomes a serious problem.

  • Manas: Gateway to Afghanistan

    Nov 25, 2011

    MANAS, Kyrgyzstan - Every month, thousands of American service members get the information they need to come and go from Afghanistan here. Service members are given the proper time, place, and uniform. They

  • Detonation: savings

    Mar 23, 2012

    Sgt. Joe Villines (Vil-lines) takes us out with the 788th Ordnance Co. (EOD) where they are preparing code "H" ammunition and other ordnance for a controlled detonation outside Camp Buehring in Kuwait. Disposal of small lots of unusable ammunition saves the government the cost of refurbishing and tracking these munitions back through the supply system. Destroying these munitions and unexploded ordnance also denies enemies the potential to turn them into weapons. 1st Lt. Jacob Walsh, from Bethlehem, Penn., officer-in-charge of the 788th OD. Co. (EOD), at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. 00;01;05;20 Cost-efficient to "blow up" vs. repack Staff Sgt. James Van Elsacker from Waubay, SD, an EOD technician with the 788th OD. Co. (EOD), at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. 00;00;30;20 Cheaper to destroy ornance than to inspect and re-issue 00;01;37;21 $100K savings for every ton of ammunition destroyed. Available in High Definition.

  • LOGCAP-A contractor supports COIN strategy with hiring initiative

    Mar 30, 2012

    LOGCAP-Afghanistan strongly supports the COIN strategy by hiring local Afghan workers and purchasing locally where possible. One LOGCAP contractor has a partnership to offer employment to every graduate of a 700-hour vocational training program offered by the Korean Vocational Training Center.

  • History of Fort Lawton

    Mar 6, 2012

    Fort Lawton is a United States Army fort located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that was established in 1900. Fort Lawton was named after Maj. Gen. Henry Ware Lawton (1843-1899), a veteran of the American Civil War, the Indian Wars, and Spanish-American War campaigns who was killed in action in the Philippines. The fort was included in the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure list and officially closed Feb. 25th 2012. The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command was the last unit to leave Fort Lawton. Short Documentary produced by "Ballyhoo! Studios" at the request of the Army Reserve. The U.S. Army has the copyright to reproduce this video at will, and host on public websites.

  • Army Reserve Closes Fort Lawton-Package

    Mar 7, 2012

    Courtesy of Sgt. Erik Fardette, 358th PAD Fort Lawton is a United States Army fort located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington that was established in 1900. The Army Reserve held an official closing ceremony on Feb. 25th, 2012. Available in High Definition.

  • Commander

    Feb 14, 2012

    Capt. Jason Egnew, Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command from Marysville, Wash., reviews his troops as his unit prepares for a command run, Feb. 11 to celebrate its 200th day mobilized to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait in support of Operation New Dawn.

  • Shadow runner

    Feb 14, 2012

    Early in the morning Feb. 12, a service member races around a corner in the 26 mile, Camp Buehring Marathon. Service members from commands across Kuwait came to Camp Buehring to participate in the 26 mile marathon.

  • March for Bataan

    Mar 1, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Richard Athen, of Princeville, Ill., and 1st Lt. Joshua Olds, of Danville, Ill., members of the 1644th Transportation Company, Rock Falls, Ill., march in the 15th Annual Bataan Memorial March, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 1, 2012. Soldiers at Camp Arifjan marched 12.5 miles to honor the heroes of Bataan, past and present. April 9, 2012, marks the 70th anniversary of the fall of Bataan in the Philippine Islands during World War II.

  • March for Bataan

    Mar 1, 2012

    Maj. Scott Boyington (left) of Randolph, Maine, the munitions officer in charge; Staff Sgt. Paul Pipic, [center] of Kent, Ohio, a G-3 orders manager; and Capt. Joe Lubin, (right) of Kenmore, Wash., the G-2 operations officer, all of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Marysville, Wash., rest and celebrate after completing the 15th Annual Bataan Memorial March, March 1, 2012 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Service members marched 12.5 miles with 35-pound rucksacks to honor the heroes of Bataan.

  • Ordnance disposal

    Mar 28, 2012

    Spc. Thomas Bossoletti, an explosives ordinance technician from Oxnard, Calif., with the 788th Ordnance Company, Explosives Ordnance Disposal from Fort Campbell, Ky., prepares ammunition for a controlled detonation at a firing range outside of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 15, 2012. The 788th EOD Company is the single theater demilitarization activity for unserviceable ammunition and unexploded ordnance coming out of both Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Ordnance savings

    Mar 28, 2012

    Spc. Thomas Bossoletti, an explosives ordinance technician from Oxnard, Calif., with the 788th Ordnance Company, Explosives Ordnance Disposal from Fort Campbell, Ky., prepares ammunition for a controlled detonation at a firing range outside of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 15, 2012. The 788th EOD Company is the single theater demilitarization activity for unserviceable ammunition and unexploded ordnance coming out of both Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Air Cav Medal of Honor recipient visits 1st ACB troopers in Afghanistan

    Mar 30, 2012

    More than 45 years removed from a fateful day in Vietnam, Col. (Ret.) Bruce Crandall returned to a war zone here in Afghanistan March 28. He's no longer a pilot-in-command, just a citizen who wanted to personally thank Soldiers for serving their country in combat. For his actions on the day of Nov. 14, 1965, Crandall was awarded the Medal of Honor by former President George W. Bush during a ceremony at the White House Feb. 26, 2007.

  • Ordnance savings

    Mar 28, 2012

    An explosives ordinance technician with the 788th Ordnance Company, Explosives Ordnance Disposal from Fort Campbell, Ky., prepare unexploded ordnance for controlled detonation at a firing range outside of Camp Buehring, Kuwait, March 15, 2012. The 788th EOD Company is the single theater demilitarization activity for unserviceable ammunition and unexploded ordnance coming out of both Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Ordnance savings

    Mar 28, 2012

    The explosion seen from one of the 788th Ordnance Company, Explosives Ordnance Disposal

  • Reserve leaders visit Kuwait

    Mar 29, 2012

    [Center] Maj. Gen. Keith L. Thurgood, deputy commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command and [right] Brig. Gen. Jonathan G. Ives, commanding general of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, an Army Reserve unit from Marysville, Wash., is given a tour of the engine room of an Army Landing Craft by [left] Chief Warrant Officer 2, Kenneth Styron, a chief engineer with the 824th Transportation Company. Thurgood and other members of the Army Reserve

  • Reserve leaders visit Kuwait

    Mar 29, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Keith L. Thurgood, deputy commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reads cards sent from soldiers

  • Reserve leaders visit Kuwait

    Mar 29, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Keith L. Thurgood, deputy commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks to Army Reserve soldiers at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 25, 2012. Thurgood came to Camp Arifjan to visit with Army Reserve soldiers, and speak to them about upcoming changes in the Army. Thurgood emphasized the importance of soldiers meeting the Army standard, and the need for soldiers to strive to be as efficient as possible saying, "Effectiveness is what leaders do. We need to be as effective and efficient as possible."

  • Reserve leaders visit Kuwait

    Mar 29, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Keith L. Thurgood, deputy commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command, peers out the window of a helicopter as he is given a tour of various military installations in Kuwait. Thurgood and other members of the Army Reserve

  • Reserve leaders visit Kuwait

    Mar 29, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Keith L. Thurgood, deputy commander, U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks to Army Reserve soldiers in a town hall meeting at the Zone 1 Gym at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 26, 2012. Thurgood came to Camp Arifjan to visit with Army Reserve soldiers, and speak to them about upcoming changes in the Army. Thurgood emphasized the importance of soldiers meeting the Army standard, and the need for soldiers to strive to be as efficient as possible saying, "Effectiveness is what leaders do. We need to be as effective and efficient as possible."

  • Environmental superstars in South Korea honored by Yongsan Directorate of Public Works

    Apr 30, 2012

    U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division is dedicated to the stewardship of the earth's natural resources and Community outreach. The hard work of the DPW personnel was highlighted during the quarterly Environmental Quality Control Committee (EQCC) meeting, March 29.

  • Commander in Korea: Keep accompanied Korea tours at current level

    Apr 2, 2012

    Family-member-accompanied tours for U.S. service members in South Korea should not expand beyond the roughly 4,600 family members now authorized, the commander of U.S. Forces Korea told Congress March 28, 2012.

  • Rangers honored for valor, physical prowess

    Mar 30, 2012

    In duel ceremonies, Rangers of the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were honored for their sacrifice, acts of valor and their physical prowess.

  • Top enlisted leaders focus on troop, family wellness

    Apr 2, 2012

    The military's top enlisted leaders spoke on a panel this morning at the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury's Warrior Resilience Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • USASSD, SFLC take post championship titles

    Mar 30, 2012

    The championship round in the intramural basketball leagues, played March 21 at Murphy Field House, featured the top teams from both divisions. The double-elimination tournament tipped off March 12 with all teams competing for the title of post champions.

  • Installation roads get a fresh coat for safety

    Mar 30, 2012

    Approximately 30 crosswalks are being painted on post as part of a project to also repaint road lane dividers and turning arrows.

  • Region offers fun spring break activities

    Mar 30, 2012

    The start of the spring and Easter break for the Anne Arundel County Public Schools on Monday means families will be looking for inexpensive ways to have fun.

  • Construction Zone: Ongoing construction and renovations on Fort Meade

    Mar 30, 2012

    Seven scheduled projects may impact drivers.

  • Celebrating the Month of the Military Child

    Mar 30, 2012

    The Month of the Military Child begins Sunday. This year's theme, developed by the Army Teen Panel, is "Military Kids: Heroes for the Future."

  • Six Fort Meade DHR retirees honored at luncheon

    Mar 30, 2012

    Six Fort Meade employees from the Directorate of Human Resources retired March 23.

  • AER offers new categories of assistance

    Mar 30, 2012

    More emergency assistance for Soldiers and their families is available through Army Emergency Relief.

  • Fort Meade DFMWR earns $25,000 at first property sale

    Mar 30, 2012

    Fort Meade's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation raised $25,000 from its first two-day sale of used equipment and furnishings. Th e money will benefit the Fort Meade community.

  • Women's equality celebrated at Fort Meade observance

    Mar 30, 2012

    Women's history came alive March 22 for more than 300 service members and civilians at McGill Training Center during the 2012 National Women's History Month observance hosted by Army Cyber Command.

  • Parking solutions explored to alleviate shortage

    Mar 30, 2012

    With parking spaces becoming scarce at some Fort Meade services, including Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center and Gaffney Fitness Center, garrison officials are looking into options that will help alleviate the parking shortage.

  • Soldier attributes accomplishments to family support

    Mar 30, 2012

    Warrant Officer Roxanne Pitts and her daughter Evelyn after Pitts' graduation from the Warrant Officer Candidate School, Fort Rucker, Ala. March 30, 2010. Pitts credits support from her family for her military achievements.

  • Partnership expands job opportunities for spouses

    Mar 30, 2012

    To expand career opportunities for military spouses, the Department of Defense launched the Military Spouse Employment Partnership in June 2011 to match Fortune 500 companies with military spouses worldwide.

  • Military recruiting now shares prime L.A. real estate

    Mar 29, 2012

    LOS ANGELES --New recruits, family, friends and ceremonial dignitaries celebrated the grand opening of the L.A. Central Career Center near downtown's Nokia L.A. Live Theatre and the Staples Center March 28.

  • Army of Volunteers support Yongsan Garrison

    Apr 12, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRSION, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan is supported by a quiet army - of volunteers. Nearly 1,400 registered volunteers log countless hours at the offices, community centers, schools, and events that occur every day on post.

  • Soldiers compete in MMA; all win bouts in 1st round

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Training at the Combatives Center prepared four Fort Riley Soldiers for easy victories in a mixed martial arts competition near St. Louis.

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder, surgeries can't hold Soldier back from Warrior Games

    Mar 30, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Stefanie Mason, who is on the list released today of Army athletes who qualified for the Warrior Games, was riding in an up-armored SUV in Kabul, Afghanistan, when the driver decided to go faster.

  • Women's History Month celebrated on the Presidio of Monterey

    Mar 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - The Presidio of Monterey community observed Women's History Month during a program at the Tin Barn March 15.

  • Event celebrates women's past, present achievements

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- The achievements of women past and present were celebrated at the Women's History Month Observance, a free event and open to the public, March 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • Fort Riley MPs say farewell to military working dog

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- With the words, "Rest in peace, Soldier. Job well done," Sgt. 1st Class Hary received his final farewell from his loved ones at Fort Riley.

  • School district names new post school after Seitz

    Mar 29, 2012

    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. -- Fort Riley's new elementary school has a name. "LTG Richard J. Seitz Elementary School" was unanimously approved by Unified School District 475 Geary County Schools Board of Education Jan. 9 during its monthly meeting.

  • Camp Funston continues to host Soldiers, expects more

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- On average, Fort Riley trains between 16,000 and 19,000 Reserve Component Soldiers every year through the Mobilization and Reserve Support Branch of the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security, according to Steve Crusinberry, chief, Operations and Plans Division, DPTMS.

  • Senior enlisted leaders condemn hazing in military

    Mar 29, 2012

    Senior enlisted leaders from each service denounced hazing in the armed forces March 22 and delivered a message of unity while testifying before a congressional panel.

  • Operation Desert Lark

    Mar 29, 2012

    Service members participating in Operation Desert Lark.

  • Army Today - Wounded Warrior, Army Emergency Relief

    Mar 29, 2012

    Wounded Warrior describing his experience in the Warrior Games while Army Emergency Relief announces new categories for assistance.

  • Sill plans numerous Month of the Military Child events

    Apr 2, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- The "Month of the Military Child" begins April 1. This year's theme, developed by the Army Teen Panel, is "Military Kids: Heroes for the Future."

  • CASCOM honors nation's 10th president

    Mar 29, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Stephen E. Farmen officiates ceremony at Hollywood Cemetery

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