Archive: Mar 2012

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  • Supervisor saves employee from ailments, boosts morale

    Mar 9, 2012

    The Installation Management Command recognized a Fort Belvoir employee as the IMCOM Hero of the Day March 2. Vicki Davis, Directorate of Logistics Operations Division chief, was given the recognition, in large part, for empowering one of her employees mentally and physically during his recovery from stage four cancer.

  • CAB Soldiers invited to White House, meet POTUS

    Mar 9, 2012

    When Sgt. Lauren Manuel, a wheeled vehicle mechanic in the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, came back to her bunk the morning of Feb. 25, she was ready to bed down. Precious sleep was foremost on her mind after returning from an early-morning shift in the middle of a 10-day battalion field training exercise. But before slipping away from the swampy field site for a few hours of rest, she checked her phone.

  • 'Spartan' Soldiers honor heroes at wreath laying ceremony

    Mar 9, 2012

    Richmond Hill community members and Soldiers from the 'Spartan' 2nd Heavy Brigade Command Team, Third Infantry Division, come together to pay honor to Military heroes past and present during Richmond Hill's 50th Anniversary and Military Appreciation held at Richmond Hill, Ga., J.F. Gregory Park, March 3.

  • Army Emergency Relief: A strong tradition of Soldiers helping Soldiers

    Mar 9, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief fundraising drive begins with a kickoff event hosted by Army Community Service, March 20. The event will raise awareness for the AER program and give Soldiers an opportunity to contribute funds directly to help their fellow Soldiers.

  • SMDC gets out the vote

    Mar 9, 2012

    SMDC gets out the vote

  • Engineers prepare for Global Response Force

    Mar 9, 2012

    Soldiers from the 92nd Engineer Battalion have begun training in preparation to take on their role as an Infantry Unit for the nation's Global Response Force.

  • Partnership saves Army furniture from landfill

    Mar 9, 2012

    An assembly line of dressers, desks and night stands filled the third floor hallway of Building 6944 Desert Storm Ave. A crew of nine men and women from Angels Attic Thrift Store in Murray, Ky., Feb. 23 moved dozens of solid oak bedroom furniture pieces down several flights of stairs to the moving truck below.

  • 'Vanguard' Soldiers receive coffee donation

    Mar 9, 2012

    Major David K. Trogdon, chaplain for 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, will soon put this long-standing theory to work across Fort Stewart, thanks to a 3,220-pound donation of the caffeinated beverage--as well as coffee makers, tea and hot chocolate--from Holy Joe's Café, a nonprofit organization that sends coffee to troops both stateside and abroad.

  • 'Vanguards' address concerns in new brigade-level AFAP workgroups

    Mar 9, 2012

    Informational packets, note pads and pens blanketed the table inside the 'Vanguard' Conference Room, Feb. 28 and 29, during intensive brigade-level Army Family Action Plan working groups attended by Soldiers, spouses and DA Civilians associated with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division.

  • Not your typical day at NEC: An unforeseen retirement

    Mar 9, 2012

    It was not your typical day at the Network Enterprise Center, Feb. 22. Joyce NeeSmith came into the office dressed in one of her nice business suits looking as though she was prepared for an important meeting.

  • ROC-H makes history

    Mar 16, 2012

    ROC-H makes history

  • Pilot program puts e-readers in Barsanti school classroom

    Mar 9, 2012

    The students gathered around, each one coddling a prize as if they were carrying a basket of eggs. Their slow and steady steps were in stark contrast to the glimmer of excitement in each of their eyes and their large toothy grins. The prize that these lucky fifth-graders at Fort Campbell's Barsanti Elementary School were waiting to show off was their new Nook Color e-readers. In January, fifth-grade teacher Ginny Cronin received 30 Nook e-readers to dole out to her students as a result of a Department of Defense Education Activity pilot program application that she submitted last year.

  • Cavalry Soldiers earn their spurs

    Mar 9, 2012

    Every muscle in your body shakes from exhaustion, with every step on your swollen tired feet a voice inside your head tells you to quit. The only thing keeping you going is the encouragement of your fellow Soldiers as your body is tested to its limits during one of the U.S. Cavalry's most grueling feats of accomplishment. For the 144 Cavalry Troopers from 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, that attempted the test of physical and mental courage the prize of standing out among their peers is worth the effort to don the exclusive "Silver Spurs."

  • Social work profession celebrated in March

    Mar 9, 2012

    According to the National Association of Social Workers, "The primary mission of social work is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people, especially the most vulnerable." It is for this reason, and many others, that the 2012 theme for National Professional Social Work Month is "Social Work Matters."

  • USARAF Insight - part 3

    Mar 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Africa is tasked with putting into place the policies and programs of U.S. Africa Command. Africa is geographically huge and diverse. Gail McCabe sat down with the USARAF Commander, Maj. Gen. David Hogg, giving us insight on their mission in the last of a 3 part series. Produced by Gail McCabe.

  • 396th TC prepares for upcoming NTC rotation

    Mar 9, 2012

    With the upcoming rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., the 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, has been involved in a number of training events.

  • USARAF Insight - part 2

    Mar 9, 2012

    Strengthening military ties with the nations of Africa is expensive. It takes money and manpower, but in part two of her conversation with USARAF Commander, Maj. Gen. David Hogg, Gail McCabe reports, the payoff is well worth it.

  • USARAF Insight - part 1

    Mar 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Africa is tasked with putting into place the policies and programs of U.S. Africa Command. Africa is geographically huge and diverse. Gail McCabe sat down with the USARAF Commander, MG David Hogg, giving us insight on their mission in the first of a 3 part series.

  • 'Vanguard' medic determined to serve

    Mar 9, 2012

    Sergeant Francis I. Fonseca said if you don't have determination you won't make it in the Army.

  • JBLM 'likes' Facebook: Installation taps social media during recent online community meeting

    Mar 9, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord leadership held a town hall meeting March 1 and Col. Thomas Brittain, the installation's commander, was glad the community stayed home.

  • Fort Leonard Wood unit hosts FORSCOM K9 certification

    Mar 12, 2012

    The 252nd Military Police Detachment hosted a Forces Command annual K9 certification March 5-8 at various locations across the installation for nine military working dog teams.

  • Nashville District, Hydroelectric Design Center charged to assess switchyards

    Mar 9, 2012

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (March 6, 2012) -- The process of collecting and transmitting electricity generated from hydropower charged a team of experts today to assess and determine the status of structures and components at the Cordell Hull Dam Switchyard.

  • Exercise challenges students to apply lessons learned at the strategic level

    Mar 9, 2012

    Homeland attacks, multiple nations' aggressive actions towards others and the possibility for full-blown global conflict were all on the table for the 368-students in the Army War College Class of 2012 during the Strategic Decision Making Exercise, Feb. 29-March 7 at the Center for Strategic Leadership.

  • McHugh, Odierno testify to Senate Armed Services Committee

    Mar 9, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee March 8, 2012.

  • Conference enlightens public safety officials

    Mar 9, 2012

    Emergency management decision makers convened on Fort Stewart for the Southeast Georgia and Coastal Empire Civil Support Conference March 7 at Club Stewart in an effort to strengthen resources and protect the communities they serve. Since 2007, leaders from local, state and federal agencies have used the conference to coordinate and integrate best practices with effectively managing both man-made and natural disasters.

  • 'Battlekings' call for mass guns during Table XVIII

    Mar 9, 2012

    The 1st "BattleKings" Battalion, 9th Field Artillery, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, went back to the basics and focused on core competencies when they had a rare opportunity to mass all of the battalion's fire power during gunnery Table XVIII live-fire evaluation, Feb. 27 - March 2.

  • Chandlers visit U.S. Army Europe to discuss Army priorities

    Mar 9, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler and his wife Jeanna began their U.S. Army Europe visit in Heidelberg, Germany, March 5, 2012.

  • NCMA Lunch and Learn at ACC-RI

    Mar 9, 2012

    Approximately 50 U.S. Army Contracting Command - Rock Island employees attended a Lunch and Learn event March 7.

  • First - Support the war and the fight

    Mar 9, 2012

    Our first and last thought of every day is to support the war and the fight of the United States Army.

  • First Sergeant Major of the Army William O. Wooldridge tri-signed letter

    Mar 9, 2012

    First Sergeant Major of the Army William O. Wooldridge tri-signed letter

  • ACAP fine tunes resumes

    Mar 9, 2012

    Even if you've composed a resume for yourself hundreds of times, you could still benefit from the Army Career Alumni Program's resume writing course. Conducted monthly on Joint Base Myer-Henderson as part of ACAP's Transition Assistance Program, the course helps servicemembers transition from a military to civilian career.

  • Kaiserslautern Soldiers gain insight from Army's senior NCO

    Mar 9, 2012

    As Spc. Andrew Boyce scrambled to set up a communication tower Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III was watching.

  • DPW director returns from Afghanistan, shares knowledge

    Mar 9, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Public Works Director Ron Kaczmarek was part of a mobile training team (MTT) deployed to Afghanistan during the last quarter of 2011.

  • NCR recognizes law enforcement

    Mar 9, 2012

    Civilian law enforcement officials from the National Capital Region were recognized for their close cooperative work with the military during a Feb. 29 luncheon ceremony hosted by Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, the commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters -- National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JFHQ-NCR/MDW) at the Fort McNair Officers Club.

  • Eighth Army maintains readiness with Key Resolve, Foal Eagle

    Mar 22, 2012

    Eighth Army trained with its South Korean allies during exercise Key Resolve from Feb. 27 through March 9, 2012.

  • 2nd CAB officer mentors, leads by example

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's woman officer leads junior women Soldiers to B.E.S.T.

  • US - ROK partnership forged in iron

    Mar 9, 2012

    2nd Infantry Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers and Republic of Korea soldiers conduct Iron Forge exercise.

  • Corpus Christi Army Depot begins pilot program to save energy

    Mar 9, 2012

    Corpus Christi Army Depot is taking steps to go green and reduce energy consumption to save money with a pilot program.

  • Army Leaders testify during Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013

    Mar 10, 2012

    Army Leaders testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee during the hearing for the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the future year's defense program.

  • Support group for spouses deals with post-combat stress

    Mar 9, 2012

    A new, four-week support group helps spouses cope with the challenges of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Fort Meade Soldier, wife attend White House dinner

    Mar 9, 2012

    One of Fort Meade's own was among 78 service members invited to attend a dinner at the White House hosted Feb. 29 by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

  • Youth Job Fair draws eager young job-seekers

    Mar 9, 2012

    About 500 youths age 16 to 21 and more than 45 employers participated in an annual youth job fair at Fort Meade March 1.

  • Virtual town hall creates two-way conversation

    Mar 9, 2012

    Fort Meade Public Affairs Office hosted the garrison's second Facebook town hall Feb. 29.

  • Clinching Fear

    Mar 8, 2012

    If any one thing comes to mind when Modern Army Combatives Level 1 is mentioned, it's the infamous Option 3 Drill. The Clinch Drill, Punch Day - call it what you want. The end result? You're going to get punched in the face.

  • USARPAC Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team conducts disaster training at Schofield Barracks Hawaii

    Mar 8, 2012

    As the Department of Defense begins to focus on the pacific, the US Army Pacific continues to do what it has always done, prepare for the inevitable.

  • Senior women share stories on their roles as leaders

    Mar 13, 2012

    A panel of two senior executive service Army civilians, a major general, a colonel and a sergeant major, all of whom are women, shared their personal stories on what drove them to be in the positions they are today.

  • Army Now - Katherine Hammock talking about women's military history and the future

    Mar 8, 2012

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment, Hon. Katherine Hammock, talking about women's military history and the future.

  • New Army focus on Pacific doesn't mean abandoning Middle East

    Mar 9, 2012

    While the Army has a new emphasis on the Asia and Pacific region, it doesn't mean the service will be unable to meet obligations in the Middle East -- if need be, said the Army's chief of staff.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center's 68W sustainment program brings real combat experience to students

    Mar 8, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - The Department of Health Education and Training, here, completed another iteration of their 68W Sustainment Program, Feb. 28.

  • "Big Red One" ready for Afghanistan

    Mar 8, 2012

    A little more than a year after being unfurled following a deployment to Iraq, the colors of the 1st Infantry Division were again cased March 7 during a ceremony on Fort Riley's Cavalry Parade Field.

  • Students promote breast cancer awareness at Tripler Army Medical Center

    Mar 8, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- A breast cancer awareness display stood in the Oceanside lobby, here, Feb. 21-24.

  • Contractors now process through Indiana's Camp Atterbury under ASC auspices

    Mar 8, 2012

    A March 1 ribbon-cutting ceremony 1 symbolically marked the point that all deploying and redeploying contractors will be processed through Camp Atterbury, Ind.

  • Office of Business Transformation

    Mar 8, 2012

  • Appetite for Competition

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The competition may be over, but the best is yet to come … literally as the winners of the 37th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition will be announced during an awards ceremony March 9 at the Post Theater on Fort Lee.

  • Security team returns from Fort Polk training

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- A 214th Fires Brigade security force assistant advisory team, set to deploy, ended their training at Fort Polk, La. For the past month, the team trained in some of the toughest, most realistic situations the Army provides to its deploying forces.

  • Time to reset clocks, change smoke detector batteries

    Mar 9, 2012

    It's that time again when we spring forward in time March 11, 2012. It's also a great time to change batteries in smoke detectors.

  • Lunch, learn Lean Six Sigma

    Mar 8, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "What is a headache right now in my job? What is waste in my job right now?" Terrance Wilson, Lean Six Sigma Deputy Deployment Director and Master Black Belt asked in a lean six sigma training session.

  • Army South honors former assistant superintendant of Army Nurse Corps in remembrance ceremony

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. Army South Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion and the 56th Signal Battalion wanted to recognize Capt. Elizabeth Dumbar Reid's many accomplishments on the eve of the 76th anniversary of her death. Soldiers of both battalions paid tribute to Reid, during a remembrance ceremony held in front of the building originally dedicated in her memory in 1937.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Command Video

    Mar 8, 2012

  • Camps to help youths get spring 'break'

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- Fort Sill youths and their families who will be staying home during the break, there are still lots of fun things to do on Fort Sill.

  • Financial Boot Camp: planning ahead for your future

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- "I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart." E.E. Cummings, famous quote isn't far off from depicting a large number of people today.

  • Soldiers compete for spot on Warrior Games Army team

    Mar 9, 2012

    About 70 Soldiers from across the country brought their "A" game to the Warrior Games clinics at Fort Meade, Md., to train and compete in sitting volleyball, track and field, and cycling, scheduled for March 8-12, 2012.

  • Army Now - Secretary McHugh and Gen. Odierno discuss troops reductions in the face of new strategic

    Mar 8, 2012

    Secretary McHugh and Gen. Odierno discuss troops reductions in the face of new strategic challenges.

  • ADA Soldiers host boxing smoker

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- A vehicle maintenance garage transformed into a pro-style boxing arena March 1 when the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade held its first boxing smoker at Fort Sill.

  • Army Now - Secretary McHugh and Gen. Odierno testify to SASC about changes in Army's proposed budget

    Mar 8, 2012

    Secretary McHugh and Gen. Odierno testify to SASC about changes in Army's proposed budget.

  • Saint Avold, France delegation visits FORSCOM headquarters

    Mar 8, 2012

    Three delegates from Saint-Avold, France concluded their week visiting nearby Fayetteville, N.C. with a tour of Fort Bragg and U.S. Army Forces Command headquarters. Fayetteville and St. Avold have been sister cities since 1993. The city's relationship with France goes back to 1825 when the Marquis de Lafayette visited his namesake American city. A bronze bust of the French war hero is in City Hall's lobby. A group of residents and elected officials from both cities usually visit one another every few years. They exchange gifts and stay with host families. St. Avold, home to about 18,000 residents, has U.S. military connections. Just north of town is the Lorraine National Cemetery, where about 10,500 American servicemen from World War II are buried. And the city is about an hour's drive to a U.S. Air Force base.

  • Soldiers Return to School to Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, NC -- Soldiers from 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade celebrated the birthday of Theodore Seuss Geizel, known as "Dr. Seuss" with a special trip to Gordon Elementary School Mar. 2.

  • Fort Sill tax center expands services

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT Sill, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- The Installation Tax Assistance Center expands its services.

  • Army engineer analyzes potential hazards to ensure safety

    Mar 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- U.S. Army Soldiers and civilians investigate buried munitions and suspected chemical or biological agents to ensure safe operations in the field. To strengthen their protection, engineers such as Ricardo Anderson scrutinize military equipment and programs for potential hazards. Anderson, a systems safety engineer with Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, works to mitigate these possible dangers.

  • First Army Division East transforms at year 5

    Mar 8, 2012

    As First Army Division East celebrates its fifth anniversary, the mission of mobilizing, training, deploying and demobilizing troops not only remains its focus, but the command plans to expand training for reserve-component units.

  • Learn how to bounce back in resiliency training

    Mar 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Everyone deals with stress at some point, whether it is the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, serious illness or other traumatic event.

  • CG designates businesses off-limits

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill commanding general has signed an off-limits order March 2, as a result of a recommendation from the Western Oklahoma Area Joint Service Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board.

  • Gen Carter Ham encourages enlisted Soldiers to earn their commissions as officers

    Mar 12, 2012

    Gen. Carter Ham, commander of AFRICOM, was one of the first enlisted Soldiers to earn his commission through Army ROTC's Green to Gold program.

  • Army Families find flexibility in home-schooling

    Mar 12, 2012

    It's the story of every school-aged military brat: children of Servicemembers find themselves the new kid at school - again. Military children may not complete two full school years in the same school before having to transfer, which can have detrimental effects on their educational progress. Some military Families have found home-schooling to be a great way to provide a stable environment in the midst of frequent change for their children. It allows for more flexibility in the students' schedules, without detracting from their education.

  • Daylong women's conference honors Women's History Month

    Mar 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Members of the APG community attended a daylong Women's Conference at the APG South Conference Center Auditorium, March 8.

  • Picatinny plays host to Army Engineer school

    Mar 8, 2012

    Project Manager Close Combat Systems (PM CCS) recently hosted a two-day Home-on-Home (HoH) meeting with the United States Army Engineer School/Maneuver Support Center of Excellence headquartered at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The HoH program leverages the capabilities of each organization, sharing knowledge and experience to produce the best doctrine, training, and materiel solutions.

  • AGPU New Build Program Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Mar 8, 2012

    Chambersburg, PA --On Thursday, March 8, 2012, Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) Commander, Col. Cheri A. Provancha, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Aviation Ground Power Unit (AGPU) Build to Assemble, First Article Testing. Supporting the occasion were representatives from Headquarters Aviation, Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE), and Aviation Field Maintenance Division.

  • Leaders encourage students to read

    Mar 8, 2012

    Children at Fort Carson's Weikel Elementary School were visited by special guest readers March 2.

  • Victory Update Vol. 12-02

    Mar 8, 2012

    Columbia area law enforcement teams up with Fort Jackson to learn some life-saving skills, and a Hiring our Heroes job fair attracts nearly 1500 job seekers.

  • Families celebrate retirees

    Mar 8, 2012

    Sahar Livingston is thrilled to have her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Keno Livingston, home for good.

  • Engineers build more than structures, confidence

    Mar 8, 2012

    In the early hours Saturday morning, convoys from 497th and 544th engineer companies, 52nd Eng. Battalion, made their way to construction sites on Training Area 40 near Camp Red Devil. As each unit's vehicles traveled through a ravine, blasts echoed off the canyon walls.

  • 'Glory Road' athlete highlights black female contributions

    Feb 14, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Several guests who didn't know Nevil Shed before the Team APG Black History Month Observance at the recreation center Feb. 29 said they will never forget him after his riveting speech.

  • TJAG presents Army South attorney with ABA Award

    Mar 12, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Judge Advocate General of the Army, Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman visited U.S. Army South Headquarters after holding a forum with approximately 100 JAG Soldiers and civilians at Woodard Auditorium, and presenting an Army South employee with a distinguished service award, during his visit here Jan. 24-26.

  • Soldiers 'game on' at BOSS tournament

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Thumbs, mashing buttons and wiggling joysticks, coincided with cheers of excitement and groans of disappointment resonating from the classrooms of the "Raider" Brigade headquarters building, Feb. 24. More than 70 Soldiers assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, participated in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 tournament hosted by the unit's Better Opportunity for Single Soldiers program.

  • MLK- A Day on, Not a Day Off!

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas- Men and women of U.S. Army South remembered and honored the legacy and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a celebration here Jan. 11.

  • Army South Deputy Commander speaks to political science university students about SOUTHCOM

    Mar 12, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- As part of an outreach to strengthen community relations, Brig. Gen. Manuel Ortiz, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army South, addressed a group of approximately 30 political science students at the University of Texas at San Antonio Feb. 2.

  • Taking it to the mat: 1st BCT Soldiers knock out combatives training

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Soldiers assigned to 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, charged into another week of mission readiness training with a weeklong hand-to-hand combatives course at their battalion's operations facility on post.

  • Illegal drug use has consequences

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- The packaging may say it's legal, but Fort Sill along with the rest of the military is spreading a message: use drugs, synthetic or otherwise, and there will be consequences.

  • A career at Fort Jackson

    Mar 8, 2012

    Connie Bowman had to go halfway around the world to come full circle.

  • Military's promising young chefs compete for top honors

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 8, 2012) -- Fourteen young military cooks competed for the title of Armed Forces Student Chef of the Year during the largest culinary arts competition in North America here Feb. 26- March 7.

  • Fort Jackson, CPD team up to save lives

    Mar 8, 2012

    Often the first law enforcement members on the scene of a mass casualty site, it's usually up to SWAT team members to stabilize the situation and render initial first aid.

  • Army to stay strong while downsizing

    Mar 8, 2012

    The news that the Army is downsizing is no reasonfor Soldiers to panic. The reduction process is nothing new -- our Army grows and shrinks to meet our nation's demands and available resources.

  • Enlisted aides showcase their skills

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 8, 2012) -- In an effort to be more inclusive to the entire military, this year's enlisted aide category at the Military Culinary Arts Competition was open to every service.

  • AER fundraising campaign begins

    Mar 8, 2012

    When Staff Sgt. Caroline Telles, a drill sergeant with the 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, found herself in financial hardship after dealing with overpayment issues, she turned to her command team for help.

  • Mystery basket makes event a 'thorny' challenge

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 8, 2011) -- Think whipping up a nutritional meal is a breeze? Try doing it with a pad of thorny cactus as one of six required ingredients.

  • Leadership Gathers to Share Ideas and Best Practices

    Mar 8, 2012

    Chambersburg, PA -- The Letterkenny Army Depot (LEAD) Depot Assessment Visit (DAV) kicked off on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, and drew various commanders, military leadership, and commanding generals from different installations across the country.

  • 75th Fires Brigade trains with 'boots in air'

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (8 March 2012) -- Members of the 75th Fires Brigade had a unique training opportunity last week, and it involved getting their boots off the ground, by going up in helicopters.

  • Stewart-Hunter named top Army installation

    Mar 8, 2012

    For an unprecedented fifth time, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield is bringing home gold in this year's Army Community of Excellence awards. The installation was also recognized for a separate best practice award.

  • 533rd FEST-M praised for performance in Afghanistan

    Mar 8, 2012

    Members of the 533rd Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team-Main were highly praised March 1, 2012 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan by Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox, commander of Transatlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  • CECOM Deputy to the Commander speaks to Northeastern Maryland Technology Council

    Mar 8, 2012

    Gary Martin, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command deputy to the commanding general, presented at the Northeastern Maryland Technology Council Expert Speaker Series March 8 at the Higher Education and Conference Center in Aberdeen, Md.

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