Archive: Mar 2012

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  • Army North prepares for hurricane season

    Mar 7, 2012

    U.S. Army North is gearing up for hurricane season by preparing for a large-scale hurricane exercise at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas.

  • Deputy Provost Marshal General and Command Sergeant Major

    Mar 6, 2012

    Deputy Provost Marshal General and Command Sergeant Major

  • The Army's Simulation Center in Grafenwoehr turns up the pressure on training units.

    Mar 6, 2012

    The Joint Multinational Simulation Center, a part of the Joint Multinational Training Command in Grafenwoehr, Germany, is pioneering new ways to integrate training simulations with maneuver training to prepare Soldiers for the future and save U.S. taxpayer dollars through innovation.

  • Army Today - Soldiers dropping supplies from the air in Mali, Africa.

    Mar 6, 2012

    Soldiers dropping supplies from the air in Mali, Africa.

  • Army Now - FORSCOM Commander visits Fort Polk to observe SFAT training

    Mar 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Forces Command, or FORSCOM, Commander visits Fort Polk to observe Security Force Assistance Team, or SFAT, training.

  • CECOM Commander visits CECOM workforce at Fort Gordon

    Mar 6, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and Command Sgt. Maj. Kennis J. Dent, CECOM, stands CECOM personnel stationed at Fort Gordon, Ga., home to the Signal Corps, March 2.

  • Facebook: A Necessity for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Prospects

    Mar 6, 2012

    You may be "Too Smart, Too Slow" if not involved with Facebook.

  • Going to the Dogs

    Mar 6, 2012

    Boise Company Devotes Volunteer Day For Shelter Pet Testing

  • Army Secretary participates in Exercise

    Mar 6, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh participated in the Strategic Decision Making Exercise at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., Mar. 2, 2012. The exercise is an annual culminating educational event that allows Army War College students to apply knowledge, skills and critical thinking to analyze multiple complex regional problems tied to U.S. interests and to develop proposed courses of action that integrate all of the elements of national power -- diplomatic, informational, military and economic. The students briefed McHugh who was playing the role of a presidential adviser.

  • U.S. Army Africa chaplains teach resiliency in Africa

    Mar 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Africa Chaplain (Col.) John McGraw, along with Africa Command Chaplain (Col.) Jerry Lewis, traveled to Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, recently to provide resiliency training to DRC's Armed Forces chaplains.

  • Selfless Service

    Mar 6, 2012

    For four days in mid-February, Sgt. 1st Class Amie Macklin, a recruiter with the 1st Medical Battalion's Elkridge Station, received injections of a drug that mobilized blood stem cells from her bone marrow into her bloodstream.

  • Soldiers in Afghanistan rely on airdrop for logistical support

    Mar 6, 2012

    The 101st Sustainment Brigade commander and various staff members, who recently returned from Afghanistan, came to the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center Feb. 28 to discuss airdrop capabilities with employees.

  • U.S. Army Africa Forward Command Post ready for worldwide missions

    Mar 6, 2012

    U.S. Army Africa Soldiers have worked toward developing a flexible mobile communications command center that can function as the unit's headquarters anywhere in the world to respond to deployment requests from U.S. Africa Command.

  • Blue Grass Army Depot celebrates Black History Month

    Feb 14, 2013

    Richmond City Commissioner Robert R. Blythe spoke to Blue Grass Army Depot Soldiers and civilians at the depot's Black History Month luncheon Thursday, February 23 at Lake Buck Lodge in Richmond, Ky.

  • Blue Grass Army Depot aligning workforce with declining workload

    Mar 6, 2012

    The workload at Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) has been declining over the last year, and this decline is projected to continue. In response to this reduction in workload, the depot has taken steps throughout the last 15 months to "right size" its workforce, aligning employee numbers to both the present and the projected workload.

  • 5 years, thousands of troops: First Army Division East transforms to remain relevant

    Mar 6, 2012

    As First Army Division East celebrates its fifth anniversary, their mission of mobilizing, training, deploying and demobilizing Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen not only remains their focus, but they plan to expand the training provided to Reserve Component units.

  • Talks reaffirm growing U.S.-India partnership

    Mar 7, 2012

    Recent bilateral security talks between the United States and India reaffirmed the importance of the partnership between the two nations and the growing U.S. interest in advancing it, as reflected in the new defense strategic guidance, a senior official said March 2, 2012.

  • Celebrating 125 Years of Medical Service to our Soldiers

    Mar 6, 2012

    In recognition of the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Army Medical Department Enlisted Corps, Soldiers and leadership from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command at Fort Detrick, Md., celebrated this historic milestone with a creative and educational contest across the command.

  • March 1, 2012 -- Gen. Raymond T. Odierno remarks to HASC on Military Construction

    Mar 6, 2012

    March 1, 2012 -- Gen. Raymond T. Odierno remarks to HASC on Military Construction

  • Information Spillage a major Army concern

    Mar 6, 2012

    "Loose lips sink ships" was a very famous phrase during World War II. The Americans knew the Axis powers were listening in on American radio transmissions. This phrase encouraged them to keep information, especially about troop movements, close to the vest, so it would not leak out to the Nazis or Japanese.

  • Sustainers visit U of L, advise ROTC cadets

    Mar 6, 2012

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (March 5, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) toured the University of Louisville Feb. 29 to learn about the university and to advise Reserve Officers Training Corps students on their future careers.

  • U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden recognized for 'Sustained Excellence'

    Mar 6, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - After being named the 2011 Army Chief of Staff's Army Communities of Excellence Gold Award winner in 2011, this year the U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden celebrates having maintained that high-level standard. USAG Wiesbaden was selected as the recipient of the 2012 Army Chief of Staff Army Communities of Excellence "Sustained Excellence" Award.

  • Garrison Town Hall

    Mar 6, 2012

    Garrison Town Hall

  • Logistic Support Battalion puts safety first

    Mar 6, 2012

    Safety comes first, whether a unit serves in support of overseas contingency operations or stateside. The perfect illustration of this attitude resides at a motor pool on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., where a First Army Division East maintenance shop continues to remain accident-free for more than three years.

  • Installation Management Command to welcome new Command Sgt. Major

    Mar 6, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice will join the U.S. Army Installation Management Command as the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer Friday, March 9, in a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston.

  • Panetta: Taliban's murder tactics show their weakness

    Mar 6, 2012

    The Taliban's adoption of murder tactics is a sign of their weakness, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said at Fort Campbell, Ky., Friday.

  • First Army Division East Surgeon wins dream vacation

    Mar 6, 2012

    We all know by now there are no free rides and if a deal sounds too good to be true, it is, right? Well…one family from Fort Meade, Md. is putting their own spin on that bit of conventional wisdom. First Army Division East Surgeon Lt. Col. George Kyle's wife Gina is not one to shy away from a challenge and her family wouldn't have it any other way. Her adventurous nature won them an all-expense paid trip to Hawaii, courtesy of Home and Garden Television (HGTV).

  • Deploying Soldiers Certified as Combat Lifesavers

    Mar 6, 2012

    CAMP SHELBY, Miss - Smoke, explosions and the screams of mock casualties made Combat Lifesaver training realistic for 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Soldiers at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center on Feb. 11. First Army Division East instructors certified 71 brigade Soldiers as Combat Lifesavers following lanes training at Camp Shelby's Bobcat Village. The Soldiers treated mock casualties under simulated combat conditions, capping two days of intensive CLS classes by the trainers. The Soldiers belong to the brigade's 2-108th Infantry Battalion, 4-118th Infantry Battalion and Headquarters and Headquarters Company. Earlier the same week, CLS-certified Soldiers of the 4-118th Infantry Battalion did some hands-on training to keep their CLS skills sharp as they prepare to deploy in support of overseas contingency operations.

  • CA Soldiers use classroom, horses to build life skills

    Mar 8, 2012

    Eleven single Soldiers assigned to the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade participated in a Strong Bonds single Soldier retreat held March 1 -- 3 at Tyson's Corner Retreat and Wellness Center in Lampasas, TX.

  • Fort Gordon receives, rededicates monuments

    Mar 7, 2012

  • It's never too late to win the USACE Federal Engineer of the Year Award

    Mar 5, 2012

    Self-proclaimed Star Trek geek wins the 2012 USACE Federal Engineer of the Year Award (Military), but after 30 years of military service, deployments to war zones, dozens of awards including jump wings with a mustard stain signifying a combat jump, nobody would dare call this leader of war fighters a geek. Yet his five degrees including a doctorate, two masters, and numerous credentials might tempt you.

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground celebrates Black History Month

    Mar 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, APG senior mission commander and commander of CECOM, thanked Nevil Shed for his "powerful words" on behalf of the APG community after the Black History Month Observance hosted by Team APG Feb. 29. Quoting Martin Luther King Jr., Ferrell said that "the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

  • Hamilton staff help to honor vet's last wish

    Mar 5, 2012

    It was more than 40 years ago that Luis A. Serrano, a World War II veteran with service from 1942 to 1946, told his youngest daughter he wanted a military funeral and burial when he died.

  • Two humanitarian assistance projects complete in Jordan

    Mar 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District recently oversaw the completion of two health clinics in remote areas of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

  • CECOM Changes Hands

    Mar 5, 2012

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates Bayside Child Development Center opening

    Mar 5, 2012

    A ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new Bayside Child Development Center at APG North, March 1. The new facility, located next to the youth center, will open its doors March 5 and is expected to significantly whittle down what was a 200-child wait list. Construction on the new facility began last March and was in response to the more than 4,500 jobs that transferred to APG with the Base Realignment and Closure. For information on CYSS programs, call 410-278-7571/7479.

  • Don't Wreck Your Spring Break

    Mar 5, 2012

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- With spring around the corner, more than 3.7 million college students across the nation are preparing for a well earned spring break. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to urge everyone to play it safe while at the beach or around water. Don't wreck your spring break! Following these top ten tips could mean the difference between life and death.

  • Time to get your hands dirty

    Mar 5, 2012

    Some might say that the best place to get an education is down on the farm. Well, 10 Soldiers from the 85th Civil Affairs Brigade saw the benefits of their education March 2, at the Texas A&M Campus.

  • Fort Huachuca Soldier is Army Athlete of Year

    Mar 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- A Fort Huachuca Soldier was named Army Athlete of the Year by doing what he most enjoys and what comes naturally. He runs because he loves it and because he's good at it. "The best part about running is just being able to get away from everything else and just go out and enjoy God's creation and enjoy the time alone," said Army Athlete of the Year, 1st Lt. Charles "Chad" Ware, 304th Military Intelligence Battalion.

  • May takes over Initial Military Training

    Mar 5, 2012

    The Army organization responsible for turning recruits into Soldiers, the Initial Military Training Center of Excellence, has a new general at the helm.

  • Military culinary competitors step up to plate in annual event

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 6, 2012) -- The 37th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition completed its final week as Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen and foreign competitors showcased their cooking and associated skills in the largest such contest in North America. An awards presentation is scheduled Friday.

  • NETCOM CIVILIAN OF THE YEAR

    Mar 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- In a ceremony held in the Greely Hall Auditorium Feb. 22, the Network Enterprise Technology Command revealed its 2011 Civilian of the Year. Bridy Godwin, an operations research analyst with the command's Resource Management Division, was selected as the 2011 CoY for her work on a six-month project with command-wide impact.

  • Utah employers visit citizen-Soldiers training for Afghanistan

    Mar 6, 2012

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- A group of civilian employers from Utah traveled here to visit their citizen-Soldier employees of the 1/211th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion during the unit's pre-mobilization training Feb. 29.

  • Kentucky Guard assists communities in wake of tornadoes

    Mar 6, 2012

    As soon as the sun rose March 3, 2012, the need for the Kentucky National Guard was evident by the wide-spread tornado damage across more than 40 of the 120 counties that make up the bluegrass state.

  • Prayer breakfast promotes resiliency

    Mar 5, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- "You have to be strong and courageous. I have times when I am not. If you try to do this on your own -- and I am not talking about just God's help -- but the help of other people, I would say you are missing out on a tremendous resource," Chaplain retired (Col.) Scott McChrystal, Assemblies of God endorsing agent, told the crowd. More than 400 people attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast at the Thunder Mountain Activity Centre, Feb. 23. A buffet breakfast was served to attendees before the guest speaker began to address the audience.

  • New mission partners First Army mentors with Afghan security forces

    Mar 6, 2012

    Soldiers from First Army units located across the United States began preparations in January to deploy to Afghanistan as a part of new specialized teams that will begin this spring to train and assist Afghan National Security Forces.

  • Horrors of World War I explained by soldier-poet, music

    Mar 8, 2012

    War is hell; its horrors brought to light in literature, art and music. Usually portrayed as filled with fire and brimstone, hell can also be a cold, wet and very muddy place. At least that's how it was for millions of soldiers fighting in trench warfare, said George Eaton, Army Sustainment Command historian.

  • Organization Chart of the United States Army Office of the Provost Marshal General

    Mar 5, 2012

    The recently updated Organization Chart of the United States Army Office of the Provost Marshal General as of March 2012.

  • Army Now - Former Staff Sergeant speaks about finding a job at a Wounded Warrior Employment Conferen

    Mar 5, 2012

    Former Staff Sergeant speaks about finding a job at a Wounded Warrior Employment Conference.

  • Army Today - Former Soldier Mary Doyle talks about being nominated for a NAACP award

    Mar 5, 2012

    Former Soldier Mary Doyle sits down with SGT Earl Scott to talk about being nominated for a NAACP award for her book, "I'm Still Standing."

  • Free tax preparation open to troops, retirees, Families

    Mar 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The installation is offering free tax assistance to active duty troops, retirees and Family members through April 13.

  • Montenegro Mission

    Mar 6, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Gerald Winchester monitors a Montenegrin citizen during an air medical evacuation over Podgorica, Montenegro, Feb. 28, 2012. Soldiers helped provide humanitarian assistance at the request of Montenegro's government in response to heavy snowfall in the region.

  • FORT A.P. HILL TO HOST TWO-PERSON TEAM AND YOUTH TROUT TOURNAMENTS

    Mar 5, 2012

    The Fort A.P. Hill Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation invites area anglers to cast their lines into Beaver Dam Pond for the Two-Person Team Trout Tournament March 10 and Fish Hook Pond for the Youth Trout Tournament on March 24.

  • New Bayside CDC opening

    Mar 5, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A March 1 ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the long-awaited opening of the new Bayside Child Development Center at APG North.

  • Soldiers visit with Islamic center's members as cultural lesson

    Mar 5, 2012

    The 412th Civil Affairs Battalion's Bravo Company, an Army Reserve unit based in Columbus, Ohio, visited the Noor Islamic Cultural Center and mosque Feb. 26 to learn about different customs and bridge potential cultural gaps.

  • CECOM congratulates first graduates, CECOM-designed Action Officer Development Program

    Mar 5, 2012

    A senior leader's vision, brainstorming ideas, and a plan to make that vision a reality came to fruition Feb. 14 at the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics - designed Action Officer Development Program, or AODP, at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Culinary Competition Sizzles as Chefs Battle for Top Honors

    Mar 5, 2012

    More than 300 military chefs are competing in more than 600 events at the 37th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. The competition which kicked off Feb. 26 concludes March 9 with an award ceremony. This American Culinary Federation sanctioned event features individual and team challenges in a variety of categories. Participation in the culinary competition is open to active-duty members of al services, Department of Defense Civilians, and U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard. Some of the Army teams going spatula to spatula this year are Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Fort Drum, Fort Stewart, Fort Bragg and teams from Korea, Hawaii. There are also teams from the Navy, Marines, Air Force and Coast Guard.

  • WCAP bobsledder wins 2 gold medals at World Championships

    Jan 24, 2014

    Spc. Justin Olsen, the newest Olympic gold medalist in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program's stable of elite bobsledders, won two gold medals at the 2012 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships Feb. 18-26, 2012, in Lake Placid, N.Y.

  • U.S. and Philippine Army nurses share knowledge

    Mar 5, 2012

    Members from 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Tripler Army Medical Center were selected as the skilled professionals and subject matter experts to provide useful information for the use of both strategic partners, and to serve as the first echelon in establishing the medical Theater Enabling Command as the proponent for Theater Security Cooperation Program medical subjects on behalf of U.S. Army Pacific Command. The selected team will provide academic presentations and hands on training. The Subject Matter Expert Exchange's primary focus is enhancing existing nursing capabilities, with the secondary focus being the civil-military response(s) to disasters commonly to the Philippines. The end goal is the Philippines Armed Forces use what is learned during the SMEE to implement and sustain a nursing program that provides high quality nursing care utilizing best practices and their specific capabilities.

  • World War II veteran receives French Legion of Honor

    Mar 5, 2012

    On a small island off the coast of Washington about 200 friends, family members and guests gathered to watch as the now retired Col. Roy Moore Jr. was awarded a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor Feb. 25, for his actions in France during World War II.

  • Arsenal's WWI Veteran quietly retired

    Mar 6, 2012

    Although she was a little overweight, having tipped the scales at more than 540,000 pounds, she moved with grace and precision providing support to our warfighters in every conflict since World War I.

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Listens, Speaks with Soldiers at WTB-Europe

    Mar 5, 2012

    Heidelberg, Germany - Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler took time to talk with Soldiers in Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe about specific issues close to them, March 5, at the Heidelberg Health Clinic, Germany.

  • Arsenal employee, family race to danger

    Mar 5, 2012

    Arsenal employee and family place themselves in danger to save their neighbors.

  • Army scientist readies Soldiers' masks for chem-bio hazards

    Mar 6, 2012

    Jadey Pareja, an Edgewood Chemical Biological Center chemist, leads five scientists in the Protective Equipment Test Branch who test and analyze the carbon materials that will be integrated into Soldiers' protective mask filters.

  • Weather Forecast Information for Fort A.P. Hill

    Mar 5, 2012

    For Updated Weather Forecast Information or Fort A.P. Hill Base Status, Contact The Following: FORT A.P. HILL WEATHER ADVISORY LINE -- (804) 633-8600 EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER -- (804) 633-8616 Winter Pedestrian Safety. The first step in staying safe is being well-informed!

  • Fort Bragg Units Adopt Future Soldiers

    Mar 6, 2012

    It is a fortunate Army recruiting company that is located near one of the Army's power projection installations. Beyond the amenities these posts offer Soldiers and families on recruiting duty, the presence of units, facilities and equipment allow for Future Soldier training that goes beyond PT in the recruiting station parking lot.

  • AFAP process continues to improve quality of life

    Mar 5, 2012

    SMDC joined the rest of the Army to discuss AFAP issues

  • Links of Interest

    Mar 5, 2012

    Links to the Army and other areas of the Department of Defense,

  • Johnson becomes Tier II in SES system

    Mar 5, 2012

    Dr. Rebecca Johnson, deputy to the commanding general on Fort Leonard Wood, is now a Tier II in the Senior Executive Service.

  • Recruiting to a New Beat

    Mar 6, 2012

    Recruiter's fancy footwork opens doors to school and helps him connect with students.

  • Humanitarian Relief

    Mar 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army supports Humanitarian Relief operations at home and abroad.

  • Garrison suggests possible solutions to Landstuhl helicopter noise

    Mar 5, 2012

    LANDSTUHL, Germany -- Lt. Col. Lars Zetterstrom, U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern commander, met with Landstuhl Mayor Klaus Grumer Feb. 24 to discuss public concerns about helicopter noise.

  • Soldiers from Kaiserslautern, Landstuhl lead Montenegro relief efforts

    Mar 5, 2012

    When Capt. Terry Hill told his daughter Kaylee that he must leave home to help snowbound villagers in mountainous Montenegro, the 3-year-old rushed to her toy box.

  • Culinary competition ice carvers display skills

    Mar 6, 2012

    Of all the events within the 37th Annual Military Culinary Competition currently in progress at Fort Lee, ice carving is one of the few that doesn't involve cooking.

  • Shuberts' shawl not Sue's but Shinemans'

    Mar 5, 2012

    Imagine someone else more deserving of the Valentine's Day gift that you bought for your spouse. That's the dilemma Master Sgt. Mark Hayes, senior noncommissioned officer of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's Resource Management Office, faced after he realized the historical significance of a baby shawl that he bought for his wife, Sue. (Photo: Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

  • Bridge in Afghanistan named after Soldier's newborn son

    Mar 6, 2012

    A 1st Lt. Joshua J. Lien was leading the 200th Engineer Company during bridge building operation in Helmand province, Afghanistan, when he found out his wife had given birth to his son, Tucker Casey Lien.

  • Robo battle: Wiesbaden RoboWarriors head to national competition

    Mar 5, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Members of Wiesbaden High School's RoboWarriors team spent more than 4,000 hours building the "Frau POW 4.0" robot in six weeks, and they handled the robot's last challenge with grace.

  • Unit-school partnership helps show how classroom work is used in the real world

    Mar 5, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A partnership at one Wiesbaden school is bringing the study of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classes to life for middle school students. As the unit partner for Wiesbaden Middle School, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, shares its experience, expertise and know-how -- helping underscore the real-world applications of those subject areas.

  • Community members take advantage of free classes during Military Saves Week

    Mar 5, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Spc. Jordan Reyelts listened intently during the financial management classes he attended during Military Saves Week. "I'm here to solidify my financial stability and protect the future of my child," said Reyelts, who is married and has a 2-year-old daughter. "It's been really informative."

  • Saving the planet, one pellet at a time

    Mar 5, 2012

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany - Baumholder energy initiatives are saving the planet, one wood pellet at a time. The U.S. Army Garrison Baumholder is moving forward with initiatives to save energy and help create an environmentally friendly community. The latest effort has been to install new furnaces that produce heat by burning wood pellets, which is 30 to 40 percent more economical than using heating oil.

  • Camp Arifjan honors Bataan Death March heroes

    Mar 5, 2012

    Morale, Welfare, and Recreation center workers organized a 12.5 mile Bataan Memorial Death March at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, March 1, 2012.

  • Sponsorship program helps new spouses adjust to Korea

    Mar 6, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Living or working abroad is a great opportunity to meet new people, try something totally new, and learn about a different language and culture. Despite the advantages of working and living abroad, there are also disadvantages.

  • AFAP delegates choose 8 issues to help military families

    Mar 5, 2012

    Extending the time allotted to invest survivor benefits and granting per diem for families to attend therapy sessions were the top issues requested this week during the Army Family Action Plan conference.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers use robotics to minimize threat

    Mar 6, 2012

    Soldiers of the 27th Engineer Battalion recently participated in training that included the use of robots to help minimize the threat of improvised explosive devices.

  • For Natick Soldier, Army truly is home

    Mar 6, 2012

    Many Soldiers have called the Army their home over the years. Few have meant it more than Staff Sgt. Sharalis Canales of the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit aims to shape Vanguard's 'light fighters'

    Mar 5, 2012

    Forty Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, took a shot at sharpening their shooting skills, Feb. 13-24, 2012, with the help of a professional rifle team.

  • Army focuses on traumatic brain injuries

    Mar 5, 2012

    Staff at the Fort Sill, Okla., Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic are working with the increasing number of Soldiers who are returning from the war with TBI.

  • Army Corps of Engineers turns over Afghan police district HQ

    Mar 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South completed its oversight of construction and turned over a new Afghan Uniform Police District Headquarters in Injil, in Herat province, Afghanistan, March 1, 2012.

  • Kentucky Guardsmen help West Liberty recover from tornado damage

    Mar 4, 2012

    Soldiers and Airmen of the Kentucky National Guard speed to tornado-ravaged West Liberty, Ky. to assist in recovery efforts, March 3, 2012. Surveying the damage and hunting for possible survivors are Soldiers of the 301st Chemical Co.

  • Army to field more 'double-V hull' Strykers

    Mar 5, 2012

    The Army expects final delivery of additional Stryker double-V hull vehicles by year's end and will then have a total of about 760.

  • Citizen-Soldiers support local communities with relief and recovery

    Mar 5, 2012

    SALYERSVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky's motto "United we stand, divided we fall" set the stage at ground zero after severe tornadoes ravaged several communities in Eastern Kentucky March 2.

  • Kentucky Guard engages in search and rescue operations after tornadoes

    Mar 5, 2012

    WEST LIBERTY, Ky. --- Kentucky National Guard Soldiers and Airmen converged on the remains of West Liberty, Ky., March 3, to assist local fire and law enforcement in recovery and relief efforts in the wake of the series of tornadic storms that ripped through the state March 2.

  • Partnership built during exercises, succeeds during disaster

    Mar 5, 2012

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's Emergency Operations Center, a situation room and heart of recovery and relief efforts, buzzed with activity March 3 after Gov. Steve Beshear declared a statewide emergency March 2. The declaration allowed local officials immediate access to state resources, including the Kentucky National Guard, to assist with public security and safety.

  • Kentucky Guard responds immediately after tornadoes, Lt. Gov. Abramson proud of efforts

    Mar 5, 2012

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Before the first winds crossed the Commonwealth of Kentucky March 2, the Kentucky National Guard made preparations to keep its Citizen-Soldiers safe and ready to assist in the event local officials would request assistance.

  • Deployable Command Post 2 takes the lead in River Assault

    Mar 4, 2012

    Col. Richard Ott, deputy chief of staff, 412th Theater Engineer Command, listens as unit leaders scheduled to participate in this year's River Assault go over their individual plans during a breakout session at the Mid-Planning Conference, Feb. 25, 2012, Fort Chaffee, Ark.

  • Guard's role in disaster response defined more clearly

    Mar 3, 2012

    Through an ongoing initiative between state governors and Department of Defense leadership, greater steps have been taken to further define the National Guard's role as the first military force to respond to emergencies and disaster situations, said Dave Heineman, governor of Nebraska, while addressing attendees at the 2012 Domestic Preparedness Workshop last week.

  • Wyoming Guard's partnership with Tunisia growing

    Mar 5, 2012

    The African nation of Tunisia and the Wyoming National Guard are furthering their relationship a year after a Tunisian revolution kicked off the Arab Spring.

  • Hundreds of National Guard troops responding to Midwestern, Southern tornadoes

    Mar 5, 2012

    More than 500 National Guard members are supporting civilian authorities in five states today after the second night this week of devastating tornadoes in the Midwest and South.

  • Maj. Gen. Buckler visits Seoul, discusses engineer operations in the Far East

    Mar 3, 2012

    Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commanding general of the 412th Theater Engineer Command, discussed engineer operations in the Far East with Col. Donald Degidio, commander of Far East District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, during a recent visit to Seoul, Feb. 27. 2012.

  • Task Force MED-A transfer of authority ceremony in Afghansitan

    Mar 3, 2012

    BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, the 1st Medical Brigade "Silver Knights" assumed authority of Task Force MED -- Afghanistan from the 44th Medical Brigade "Dragon Medics" during a ceremony at Bagram Air Field Feb. 25.

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