Archive: Mar 2012

Showing 1400-1500 of 1570 items
 
  • TAMC Prayer Breakfast encourages winning warrior spirit

    Mar 2, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii - An annual National Prayer Breakfast was held, here, Feb. 28, and Tripler was honored to host the Army Medicine Chaplain, Col. Mike Tarvin, as the keynote speaker.

  • Adaptive Logistics Network guides USARAF operations

    Mar 2, 2012

    U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) hosted a conference for logisticians and logistics partners in Entebbe, Uganda, February 2012 to collaborate on ways to improve efficiencies in mission support.

  • AFRICOM commander testifies before Congress

    Mar 2, 2012

    AFRICOM Commander Gen. Hamm testifies before Congress that a small investment in African Area of Responsibility can reap large national security returns.

  • New York Army National Guard Troops Train for Stabilization Mission and Then Deploy

    Mar 2, 2012

    Thousands of miles from home, the mission of some New York Army National Guard troops in Afghanistan will be distinctly local. The 48 Soldiers of the Stabilization and Transition Team (STT), which left here Feb. 29, will be mentoring Afghan National Army soldiers and police officers to create local police in areas where the Taliban has influence, said Sgt. Maj. Joseph Marra, the team's non-commissioned officer in charge.

  • Army Emergency Relief kicks off 2012 campaign

    Mar 5, 2012

    Army Emergency Relief announced the start of its annual AER Campaign, which runs from March 1 through May 15, 2012, with this year's theme of "A Strong Tradition of Soldiers Helping Soldiers."

  • CSM Riddick reflects on his time as SDDC's senior enlisted leader

    Mar 2, 2012

    In January, the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command sergeant major celebrated the two-year anniversary of his assignment here. And in less than two weeks, during a change of responsibility ceremony March 9, Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Riddick will hand that responsibility over to a new senior enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Cedric J. Thomas.

  • Veterans continue service in Baltimore neighborhood

    Mar 2, 2012

    Operation Oliver, "The Sixth Branch", a community service group of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, uses military skills to battle drugs, blight and urban flight in East Baltimore.

  • U.S. Soldiers train with Spanish army

    Mar 2, 2012

    JACA, Spain -- Sgt. 1st Class Duncan Domey, U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School, and Cpl. Zechariah Burke, 1-172nd Cavalry Squadron (Mountain) 86th IBCT, from the Vermont National Guard, train with the LXVII Military Mountaineering Course at the Spanish Army Military Mountain and Special Operations School, also known as the Escuela Militar de MontaƱa y Operaciones Especiales, or EMMOE, in Jaca, Spain, Jan. 24, 2012.

  • Maj. Gen. May assumes responsibility of Initial Military Training Center of Excellence

    Mar 2, 2012

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command transferred responsibility of the Initial Military Training Center of Excellence from Maj. Gen. Richard C. Longo to Maj. Gen. Bradley W. May in a ceremony March 2 at its headquarters in Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Rock Island Arsenal leadership hosts Iowa governor

    Mar 2, 2012

    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kimberly Reynolds visited Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., March 1 to learn more about the Arsenal, its tenant organizations and its importance to the community.

  • New communications a 'SNAP' for 403rd in Korea

    Mar 2, 2012

    New terminals enable the 403rd Army Field Support Brigade to use NIPR and SIPR communications in a tactical environment.

  • Voices of the Sandhills links Fort Bragg's past, present and future

    Mar 2, 2012

    In partnership with cultural resources consulting firm Brockington and Associates and the United States Army Corps of Engineers -- Savannah District, the Fort Bragg Cultural Resources Management Program has developed Voices of the Sandhills. This is a multimedia project that explores the unique environmental features of the Fort Bragg region and their relevance to the settlement of the area by early Native Americans and their later descendants.

  • DACOWITS marks 61 years of advancing women's military roles

    Mar 2, 2012

    Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services, or DACOWITS, the long-standing committee has spent six decades advising the Defense Department on issues facing women in the military.

  • MOMRP and TATRC Focus on Protection of Senses

    Mar 2, 2012

    Since 2009, the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center -- with support from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program, and other research and development programs -- has administered the Peer Reviewed Vision Research Program, which focuses on the mitigation and treatment of traumatic injuries, visual dysfunction associated with traumatic brain injury, and visual systems diagnostic capabilities and assessment strategies.

  • Fort Bragg's antiterrorism program takes top award, manager recognized

    Mar 2, 2012

    Fort Bragg's Antiterrorism Program added one more accolade to it's long list of awards. In addition to again taking an installation award, this year the program manager, Kurt Lugo, was recognized as 2011 Program Manager of the Year in a ceremony on Fort Bragg, Feb. 14.

  • 16th MP Brigade sponsor month of DUI awareness, prevention

    Mar 2, 2012

    The 16th Military Police Brigade, in conjunction with the Fort Bragg Provost Marshal Office, is sponsoring a month-long campaign of drunken driving awareness and prevention for the installation in March. The campaign aims to focus on the irresponsibility of drunk driving and the fact that it is a career ender, while endangering everyone on the road.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps commander speaks to cadets, students at university

    Mar 2, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Frank G. Helmick, commanding general of XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, spoke to a group of Fayetteville civic leaders, Army ROTC cadets and students from Methodist University during a special presentation at the university's Reeves Auditorium Feb. 27. Helmick discussed final operations in Iraq, as well as techniques in applied leadership.

  • Shrinking construction budget supports key projects

    Mar 5, 2012

    The Army's $3.6 billion request for construction, family housing and base realignment in fiscal year 2013 is about a third less than what the service received for fiscal year 2012, but the Army's top officer told lawmakers the budget supports the "most critical needs."

  • Davidson pins on rank of brigadier general

    Mar 2, 2012

    Col. Susan A. Davidson, deputy commander for Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, pinned on the rank of brigadier general today during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir, Va., making her deputy commanding general of SDDC.

  • AWG program reinforces adaptive mindsets, builds adaptive Army leaders

    Mar 5, 2012

    FORT A.P. Hill, Va. -- From the words, actions and publications generated by many of the U.S. Army's senior leaders, agencies and institutions, there is a consensus that adaptive thinking and leadership traits are the U.S. Army's answer to engaging an adaptive enemy while operating within an ambiguous environment.

  • Army helicopters being built in Huntsville

    Mar 2, 2012

    Three OH-58F Kiowa Warriors to be built at Madison County Airport.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Noise Advisory

    Mar 5, 2012

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. -- Residents in the immediate vicinity of Fort A.P. Hill may experience an increase in noise.

  • Spartan fitness goes social

    Mar 2, 2012

    As we move into a world more accessible through social media, whether Facebook, Twitter, or any other medium, the ability to access information and communicate instantly has become fundamentally ingrained in our society. For the 2nd "Spartan" Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, the changing landscape of social media has allowed the opportunity to provide communication and discussion for the Spartan Fitness program.

  • Marne Soldier leads BC Wildcats to state

    Mar 2, 2012

    Assistant coach, Staff Sgt. Johnnie Martin, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Third Infantry Division, helped lead his team to the State Championship Playoffs after a four night District II Classic Tournament in Nahunta, Ga.

  • Picatinny engineers get howitzers unstuck and back on TrAK

    Mar 2, 2012

    When Soldiers in Afghanistan move their M777A2 howitzers to adjust their aim, they can literally become "stuck in a rut" when the wheels get trapped in the sand and rocks. To help alleviate this issue, engineers at Picatinny Arsenal have designed the Traverse Assist Kit (TrAK) to make the howitzer faster and easier to move.

  • SHARING IS CARING - 'Vanguard' Soldiers share experiences with HS students

    Mar 2, 2012

    As the high school-aged girls sat facing one another in the MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, Pfc. Justin M. Mallard shared stories about how he and his infantry section had to survive for up to two weeks at a time in Iraq out of what gear and food could be stored in the belly of the vehicle.

  • Fort Stewart Youth Academy volunteers at GARD

    Mar 2, 2012

    As spring slowly approaches, Fort Stewart Families aren't the only ones rolling up their sleeves to do some spring cleaning.

  • Cottrell Field reviewing stand gets facelift, latrines

    Mar 2, 2012

    Flanked on both sides by the Eastern Red Bud trees that line Warriors Walk, lays Fort Stewart's historic Cottrell Field, named after Col. Joseph F. Cottrell who served with the Coastal Artillery. The infamous field has donned the boots of many a Soldier returning from war as Family and community members, friends and other Soldiers welcomed them home. Changes of command/responsibility ceremonies, Twilight Tattoos, Gold Star Mother's day events are among a few of the uses of Cottrell Field. Many influential dignitaries, such as U.S. President George W. Bush, and Vice President Dick Cheney, have stepped foot onto the field to pay homage to troops throughout the Third Infantry Division.

  • SAMC donates 100+ uniforms to local JROTC

    Mar 2, 2012

    Two local high schools received an unexpected gift, Feb. 21, when the Fort Stewart chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club donated more than 100 uniforms to the schools' Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs.

  • Third Infantry Division celebrates Black History Month

    Mar 2, 2012

    Soldiers, Families and friends of the Third Infantry Division joined together to celebrate Black History Month at Club Stewart, Feb. 29. The ceremony, hosted by 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID, and put together by the brigade Equal Opportunity Advocate, Sgt. 1st Class Michael Brown, incorporated the 3rd ID Jazz Band and 1HBCT Soldiers portraying prominent African American Women throughout U.S. history.

  • Army-sponsored team competes in robotics competition

    Mar 2, 2012

    Representatives from U.S. Army RDECOM will be available from 11 -- noon, Friday, March 9, at the FIRST Robotics competition at the Baltimore Convention Center to speak about the Army's efforts to support STEM education -- including local programs. U.S. Army RDECOM is sponsoring two teams in the competition.

  • Former CENTCOM commander stops by USAMU

    Mar 2, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Gen. (R) John Abizaid fires a pistol under the watchful eye of Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, March 2 at Phillips Range. Abizaid, former Central Command commander, along with former post commanders, retired officers and civilian counterparts, stopped by the USAMU to quickly sharpen their pistol marksmanship skills while on post. (Photo by Michael Molinaro, USAMU PAO)

  • A Mother's love: One woman's battle with cancer, pregnancy

    Mar 2, 2012

    Specialist Seabrook Fields and his wife, Jennifer, had been trying for years to have a baby. "Ever since we got married we wanted a kid," said Seabrook. "We thought something was wrong with one of us." After six years, both were finally tested and prior to Spc. Field's deployment to Iraq with 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, they discovered Jennifer needed minor surgery to help with the issue. For the Fields', the surgery went smoothly and they began planning for a child.

  • Medics gain confidence through drills

    Mar 2, 2012

    Sand and debris blasted the Soldiers as they carried the litter to the waiting UH60 Black Hawk helicopter.

  • AH-64 Apache Gets Some Skin by Recycling

    Mar 2, 2012

    A damaged helicopter is a step closer to being fully repaired due to some creative thinking by Corpus Christi Army Depot artisans aiming to be green and cost-effective.

  • Home on the range: JBLM recreational trap and skeet range back in business

    Mar 2, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- On weekdays the Joint Base Lewis-McChord recreational trap and skeet range has been a popular lunch break destination. But when the range closed in September for major renovations, regular shooters spent their lunch hours elsewhere.

  • Feb. 29, 2012 - Panetta at Dinner in Honor of the Armed Forces who Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Mar 2, 2012

  • JBLM museum reopens doors

    Mar 2, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- When the building housing the Fort Lewis Army Museum was finished in 1919, its telephones and hot and cold running water made it state of the art. Now, it is state of the art once again.

  • Marines from Warfare School train at Fort Sill

    Mar 2, 2012

    FORT SILL, OKLA. -- Marines from the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Warfare School, Quantico, Va., are gaining valuable experience going through the Joint Fires and Effects Trainer System (JFETS) in Jared Monti Hall at Fort Sill, Okla. Feb. 26 -- March 2.

  • Cutting-edge device, procedure aid commander's recovery

    Mar 2, 2012

    Before becoming commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command's 1st Brigade, Col. Michael Blahovec wondered if he would ever lead Soldiers again. He wondered if he would ever run, walk without pain and, most important to him, spend time doing traditional activities with his children. Now, a cutting-edge procedure and orthotic device speeds his recovery and gives him nearly full use of his injured limb.

  • CECOM HISTORY IS FOR THE BIRDS: HERO PIGEONS

    Mar 2, 2012

    Pigeons were vital to military communications during war and in peacetime.The Signal Corps used pigeons from WWI and into the Korean War. They were deployed to numerous locations during WWII.

  • 773rd CST trains with Polish forces

    Mar 2, 2012

    Members of Poland's Epidemiological Reaction Center, in collaboration with the 773rd Civil Support Team, 7th Civil Support Command, based in Kaiserslautern, Germany, along with members of the Illinois National Guard responded to a simulated dangerous substance during a training exercise here Feb 6-10.

  • Project Spotlight: Lower Assunpink Creek Ecosystem Restoration

    Mar 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District and the City of Trenton are working to restore part of the Assunpink Creek ecosystem.

  • Guard's role in disaster response defined more clearly

    Mar 5, 2012

    An ongoing initiative between state governors and Department of Defense leadership has helped to further define the National Guard's role as the first military force to respond to emergencies and disaster situations.

  • Military Chefs

    Mar 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The chainsaws are buzzing, the flames are rising and the pans are sizzling at the 37th Military Culinary Arts Competition underway this week through March 7 at the Post Field House. More than 300 Armed Forces chefs from military installations around the world are battling for top honors hoping they have the winning recipe for success. This American Culinary Federation sanctioned competition features more than 600 judged events in a variety of categories. "The competition is designed to train and improve the overall level of food service professionalism," said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Russell Campbell, chief, Advanced Food Service Training Division, Joint Culinary Center of Excellence. JCCoE is part of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, Combined Arms Support Command. The QM School trains and educates Soldiers, Civilians and members of other services and nations in quartermaster skills and functions. Participation in the culinary competition is open to active-duty members of all services, Department of Defense Civilians, and U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard personnel. Some of the Army teams currently competing are representing Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Fort Drum, Fort Bragg, Korea, Hawaii, the Pentagon, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Joint Base Lewis-McCord and the Reserve component. Teams are also participating from the Marines, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard. Throughout the competition, military culinarians demonstrate their talents in preparing hot foods, cold buffets, pastries and chocolate works of art to earn individual and team bronze, silver and gold medals. Categories include field cooking, nutritional hot food challenge, ice carving, culinary knowledge bowl, practical cooking and pastry, team buffet and showpieces. For the latest medal counts and updates on the competition, visit the Advanced Food Service Training Division's Facebook Fanpage at www.facebook.com/Army.Culinary. The portions of the competition will be broadcast live on the fanpage every day.

  • Kuwaiti partners visit Bandog ranges

    Mar 5, 2012

    Soldiers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, executed an M4 rifle and an M9 pistol range with their Kuwaiti partner unit, the 43rd Infantry Battalion, Feb. 24, 2012.

  • March ASA(ALT) Significant Accomplishment LTC Paul Alessio

    Mar 5, 2012

  • Families broken: Two women survive drunk drivers, make choice to help others

    Mar 2, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- This year in the U.S., 10,839 people will die in drunk driving related automobile crashes -- one every 50 minutes. One in three people will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetimes. These sobering statistics became more than numbers for two Louisiana women impacted by people who took the wheel after drinking.

  • Corps prepares water diversion at Maryville's Greenbelt Lake

    Mar 2, 2012

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2012) -- Work crews began installing aqua levee systems today on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake.

  • 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Flightline Activity

    Mar 2, 2012

    Air crews from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade keep the flightline on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan busy with traffic.

  • Annual Army Emergency Relief campaign kicks off

    Mar 2, 2012

  • Army R&D building future STEM workforce

    Mar 2, 2012

    Promoting science, technology, engineering and math - STEM - is essential to the nation's defense. The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics RD&E center, or CERDEC, is in the eighteenth year of sponsoring its Summer Science & Math Camps. During the camps, state-certified teachers instruct subjects such as flight and rocketry, satellites, robotics and sensors; students also tour CERDEC labs so they can "see what actual engineers are doing". hands-on camp setting designed to enhance student interest in STEM.

  • Tax preparers go through learning curve

    Mar 2, 2012

    Personnel across Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall volunteered as income tax preparers on the installation. With two tax centers located in Bldgs. 29 and 406, preparers were required to take a one week training course at Fort Belvoir before being certified to prepare tax returns. They had to pass a series of Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance tests before being certified after finishing the Belvoir class.

  • Veteran Marines share their historical legacy

    Mar 2, 2012

    The first African American Marines, known as the Montford Point Marines, told their stories to a new generation at the Marine Club on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Feb. 28.

  • Arsenal's tool designers: Whose history shapes the future

    Mar 6, 2012

    Thousands of historic record of tooling cards save the Arsenal a significant amount of production planning costs for weapon systems and products, and they are maintained by just two tool designers. Each card tells a story about the cost, direct labor requirements, special tooling, and the type of material needed to produce everything from a bridge to an Abrams Tank cannon.

  • Soldier's Medal awarded to Vicenza NCO

    Mar 2, 2012

    A Soldier stationed at Vicenza, Italy, received the Soldier's Medal today for his actions on May 31, 2011, when he took an armed bank robber down after a heist in Sarasota, Fla.

  • Japanese officer candidates enhance bilateral knowledge during visit with Camp Zama Soldiers

    Mar 2, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 2, 2012) -- More than 60 officer candidates from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's Eastern Army met with U.S. Army Japan officials at Camp Zama on Feb. 28 for training and educational enhancement.

  • Afghan Border Police have a new facility at Chah Sangar

    Mar 2, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South oversaw the construction of and turned over a new Afghan Border Police Headquarters compound in Farah province Feb. 16.

  • DLIFLC service members volunteer at pro golf tournament

    Feb 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Throughout the year, service members from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center are asked to volunteer their free time for many local events. However, the biggest turnout of volunteers comes every February for the popular and famous AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.

  • 'Mustang' troops remember fellow Soldier

    Mar 26, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- As family and friends filled the chapel, a silence fell among the Soldiers, as they waited for the memorial service for Pvt. 1st Class Joe Robinson to begin.

  • University of Maryland honors Fort Meade Soldiers

    Mar 2, 2012

    As part of its season-long military appreciation program. the University of Maryland recognized four Fort Meade service members Feb. 21 during the school's basketball game against the University of Miami Hurricanes at the Comcast Center.

  • Fort Meade's historic golf course set to close

    Mar 2, 2012

    The historic golf course that has served as the centerpiece of Fort Meade since 1950 is scheduled to close May 1, 2012. The date of closing was moved forward to accommodate deadlines associated with major construction projects which will occupy the land.

  • Brig. Gen. Puster addresses regional leaders at council meeting

    Mar 2, 2012

    Brig. Gen. David Puster, commanding general of the 302d Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, addressed regional and civic leaders, and veterans, during the Western Massachusetts Advisory Council meeting held at the Springfield Recruiting Company, Feb. 22, 2012. (U.S. Air Force, Senior Airman Kelly Galloway - Released)

  • FRC opens at Camp Red Cloud

    Mar 1, 2012

    At the newly-opened Family Readiness Center on Camp Red Cloud, soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division take part in Combat Life Saver training Feb. 29. A variety of training and other classes as well as various community events are among the many activities planned for the center, which gives Red Cloud's family readiness groups their own meeting place. The center, formerly the Pear Blossom Cottage, is equipped with a family-style meeting room, play room for youngsters and a large kitchen. It opened Feb. 17

  • Women in the U.S. Army

    Mar 1, 2012

    Learn more about the service, contributions and leadership of women in the U.S. Army.

  • USARPAC recognition ceremony honors Civilian service

    Mar 2, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific held its annual Army Civilian Recognition award ceremony, Feb. 29 at the Hale Ikena on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Casey ruck races tax body, mind

    Mar 2, 2012

    At the firing of the starter pistol at Camp Casey Feb. 25, Soldiers surge from the start line during two grueling rucksack races, the 13.1 mile 2012 Bataan Memorial Death March Qualifier, and the eight-mile Warrior Country Rucksack Challenge. Participants in either race had to run the course under a load of at least 35 pounds. Although both races started at the same place they eventually followed different courses. Five of those who qualified in the Bataan event will form a team that will represent Korea in the Army-wide Bataan competition in White Sands, N.M. March 27

  • Passion drives Girl Scouts volunteer

    Mar 1, 2012

    In 2008, only seven girls from here were involved with the Girl Scout program, and they were attached to a troop at Osan Air Base. Today, Camp Humphreys has its own troop and the number of girls involved has mushroomed to more than 100. Not coincidentally, 2008 is also when Andrea Billy Black became part of the Humphreys Girl Scouts.

  • White House honors Iraq War vets with "A Nation's Gratitude"

    Mar 1, 2012

    Veterans of the Iraq War, representing all 50 states and every service branch, are honored at the White House dinner.

  • Army budget focuses on efficiencies, priorities

    Mar 2, 2012

    The Army's military deputy for budget said the request of $134.6 billion for fiscal year 2013 that's on Capitol Hill focuses on efficiency and priority without making the force hollow.

  • Army Now - Arkansas National Guard Soldiers reflect on the Guard's role in the Civil Rights movement

    Mar 1, 2012

  • Blue Grass Army Depot dedicates its newly renovated Himes Shooting Range

    Mar 1, 2012

  • The Army Now - Army environmentalists in Hawaii preserve endangered species on Army Land

    Mar 1, 2012

    Army environmentalists in Hawaii preserve endangered species on Army Land.

  • Army Now - COL (P) Combs visiting a Boys and Girls Club to talk about the Army

    Mar 1, 2012

    COL (P) Combs visiting a Boys and Girls Club to talk about the Army.

  • Iraq veterans experience nation's gratitude at White House

    Mar 2, 2012

    On Wednesday night, 78 members of the military who served in Iraq stood tall as they prepared for dinner at the White House with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

  • Gen. Odierno outlines the Army's proposed construction budget to Congress

    Mar 1, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Odierno outlines the Army's proposed construction budget to Congress. The 103 planned domestic project is a 32% reduction over FY 2012.

  • 2012 Armed Forces Boxing premieres March 9

    Mar 1, 2012

    The Pentagon Channel's complete coverage of the Armed Forces Boxing Championship.

  • Spotlight on...Kane E. Leedy

    Mar 1, 2012

    Learn more about Kane E. Leedy, a contracting officer at ACC - Aberdeen Proving Ground.

  • Cadet named semifinalist for AAU Sullivan Award

    Mar 1, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (March 1, 2012) -- The postseason accolades continue to pile up for Army senior football player Andrew Rodriguez, who was named a semifinalist for the 82nd annual AAU Sullivan Award on March 1. Rodriguez is one of nine individuals in the running to capture the prestigious honor.

  • A child's curiosity leads to historic find

    Mar 1, 2012

    As a child, Deborah J. Hunter's curiosity would lead her down a path resulting in a brush with a significant historical figure.

  • Former Iraqi translator now serves same institution he supported in war

    Mar 1, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 1, 2012) -- In Iraq, the enemies of coalition forces had a crafty way of communicating threats to anyone they wanted to erase.

  • CECOM chief of staff speaks at middle school honors breakfast

    Mar 1, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Maryland native, Col. William 'Bill' Montgomery, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, spoke at Havre de Grace Middle School during an honor's breakfast Feb. 14 congratulating students on superior grades earned on their last report card.

  • Kinston victorious in youth basketball tournament

    Mar 1, 2012

    The 11-12 year-old 2012 Fort Rucker Youth Basketball Tournament wrapped up its final game Feb. 24 as Kinston took home the championship beating Abbeville 27-19.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program builds strength, resiliency

    Mar 1, 2012

    In October 2009, the U.S. Army launched the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program which, according to director Brig. Gen. Jim Pasquarette, is an effort to establish a structured, long-term assessment and development program to build the resilience and enhance the performance of every Soldier, Family member and Department of the Army civilian.

  • Garrison promotes tornado safety

    Mar 1, 2012

    The Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security is promoting safety and precaution as the installation braces for the increase in the likely hood of a tornado making landfall on post. Tornadoes, widely regarded as nature's most violent storm, are rotating, funnelshaped clouds formed from thunderstorms. The winds can reach 300 mph and leave a mile-wide damage path.

  • Fort Rucker Thrift Shop gives back to community

    Mar 1, 2012

    If the mission of the Fort Rucker Thrift Shop is to give back to the community, then the past two years can be called successes.

  • Healthy Force, Healthy Nation

    Mar 1, 2012

    Warfighters are continually subjected to pressures from obesogenic environments and dietary supplement marketing, which makes it difficult for one to regulate personal body mass, maintain a proper balance of nutrients, and access nutritionally valuable meals.

  • ICE helps solve problems, recognize excellence

    Mar 1, 2012

    Fort Belvoir customers have the power to help enhance the installation's businesses by participating in the Interactive Customer Evaluation program.

  • Annual travel show features more vendors, prizes

    Mar 1, 2012

    Leisure Travel Services has big plans for the upcoming 24th annual Travel Show Extravaganza to be held March 7, from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at The Landing.

  • Drivers express openness to transit changes

    Mar 1, 2012

    A portion of Fort Belvoir's workforce expressed a willingness to try alternate commuting methods in the 2011 transportation survey.

  • 10th Mountain Soldier Pursues American Dream

    Mar 1, 2012

    A combat medic in 1st Brigade Combat Team's 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, pursues his American dream every day. Spc. Eric Gavour was born Nov. 11, 1981, in the small town of Nkawkaw, Ghana, West Africa. During childbirth, his mother experienced complications that have shaped the way he lives his life.

  • ACAP offers opportunities to transitioning Soldiers

    Mar 1, 2012

    As the Department of Defense downsizes due to budget cuts, the Army Career and Alumni Program offers opportunities to Soldiers and Family members who could possibly be transitioning out of military life.

  • ECBC empowers Cecil County schools, Maryland with digital math learning tool

    Mar 1, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Cecil County Public Schools is the first school district in Maryland to receive Tabula Digita's math learning tool 'DimensionM' through the educational outreach efforts of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, sponsored by the National Defense Education Program.

  • Son of deployed Soldier wins game system

    Mar 1, 2012

    At first, Perrin Brumfield, 6, didn't know what was happening. All he could see was a small crowd walking toward him -- one person carrying a bunch of balloons and a white box.

  • Outlaw: Former infantry officer shares experiences, pledges to help others

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- "I see her face every day of my life," Sean Parnell said. He had just arrived at Forward Operating Base Bermel in eastern Afghanistan in February 2006 when he experienced something so horrible that it changed his life forever. Insurgents fired upon the FOB, but overshot their target, wounding and killing local children who were playing nearby.

  • DOD transitions to USA Staffing for hiring process

    Mar 1, 2012

    Those looking for employment with the federal government can say goodbye to "buzz words" and numerous application processes, and say hello to a "one-stop shop" on employment with the government.

  • Soldiers requalify with M4

    Mar 5, 2012

    Headquarters Battalion Soldiers sharpened their shooting skills during a M4 assault rifle training Tuesday. The 212th Military Police Detachment and Headquarters and Headquarters Company Soldiers worked together at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., to demonstrate their practical knowledge of the rifle to maintain their qualification.

  • General Cone AUSA part 5

    Mar 1, 2012

  • Fort Rucker tests readiness with force protection exercise

    Mar 1, 2012

    Exercise scenarios could put Fort Rucker through a simulated catastrophe such as a terrorist attack or a weather emergency during next week's All-Hazards/ Protection Exercise.

  • General Cone AUSA part 4

    Mar 1, 2012

THE ARMY NOW

More Videos

STAND-TO!
WORLD VIEW(Links to external media)