Archive: Mar 2012

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  • Fort Riley Army spouse beats odds to give birth

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- For Army spouse Jenna Bell, looking into the eyes of her newborn daughter, Mary Ann Elizabeth, for the first time Dec. 15, 2011, seemed nothing short of a miracle.

  • Month of the Military Child: Heroes for the Future, April 2012

    Mar 29, 2012

    There are 1.7 million American children and youth under 18 with a parent serving in the military and about 900,000 with one or both parents deployed multiple times. April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community. The Month of the Military Child is an opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their heroism, character, courage, sacrifices and continued resilience. "The Strength of our Nation is our Army, the Strength of our Army is our Soldiers, the Strength of our Soldiers is our Families, this is what makes us Army Strong!"

  • Smartphone application benefits wounded warriors

    Mar 30, 2012

    A new smartphone app has been released for iPhone and Android devices that provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide.

  • Family wins 25-minute grocery shopping spree

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fans of the canceled TV game show "Supermarket Sweep" might remember contestants dashing through supermarket aisles and unloading shelves into their shopping carts as quickly as possible.

  • Presidio helps racers get dirty at Mud Run

    Mar 29, 2012

    SEASIDE, Calif. - More than 3,000 adventurous runners congregated for one of the Monterey Peninsulas best loved, and most muddy of local sporting events as the 2012 Big Sur Mud Run was held March 24 at the campus of CSU Monterey Bay which is situated on lands once occupied by the Army's former Fort Ord.

  • Fort Riley Commissary celebrates renovation completion

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- After 28 months, $24 million and 74-percent more retail shopping space, the renovation project at the Fort Riley Commissary was completed without closing a single hour for the process.

  • Fort Sill youths fight teen tobacco use

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- Fort Sill Youth Services sponsored the Kick Butts Day anti-tobacco campaign March 21 during spring break.

  • Music helps Soldiers begin healing process

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- A Wounded Warrior helps his peers through the healing process with music.

  • Cadet Command names top NCO

    Mar 29, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Heriberto Reyes, of Augusta State University, has won the 2012 Cadet Command NCO of the Year competition.

  • Funeral caissons receive upgrades

    Mar 29, 2012

    The caissons that transport the fallen to their final resting places at Arlington National Cemetery receive upgrades but keep historical integrity.

  • Fightin' Fifth Honors Women's History

    Mar 29, 2012

    5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade sponsored the 2012 Women's History Month observance, which focused on women's empowerment, held at Abrams Theater here, March 28.

  • Club brings home brewers together

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- Adults interested in making home brewed beer can learn about creating more than 100 varieties of ale at the Impact Zone Beer Club meeting April 16 at 7 p.m.

  • Top Fort Benning NCO starts ACAP process

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Army Career and Alumni Program is here to assist Soldiers transitioning from the military to a civilian workforce -- whether a Soldier is transitioning from the military after a short career, a long one or if he is the command sergeant major of the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

  • April focuses on alcohol, sexual assault awareness

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- The Fort Sill Army Substance Abuse Program and the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Programs are partnering together for National Alcohol and Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April.

  • Army announces team for third annual Warrior Games

    Mar 30, 2012

    The Warrior Transition Command announced the Army team for the third annual Warrior Games, March 29, 2012.

  • DPW protects cultural sites

    Mar 29, 2012

    Remnants of cultures long ago lay in the canyons, hilltops and grasslands across Fort Carson's 373,000 acres. The preservation of these prehistoric and historic sites remains a top priority for garrison staff members of the Cultural Resources Management Team at Fort Carson.

  • EFMP navigator assists Fort Sill families

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 march 2012) -- The garrison commander's weekly column focuses on the Exceptional Family Member Program.

  • Employers pledge to hire spouses

    Mar 29, 2012

    Laura Bailey didn't expect to represent the thousands of spouses affiliated with Fort Carson March 21 at the Military Spouse Employment Program Pikes Peak Regional Induction and Signing Ceremony held at the Elkhorn Conference Center.

  • Stop Loss pay deadline extended

    Mar 29, 2012

    The deadline for eligible service members, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay has been extended to Oct. 21 providing those eligible more time to apply for the pay under the program guidelines.

  • Youths tackle 'Blow Tube Envy,' 'Red Venus'

    Mar 29, 2012

    Alex Rodriguez pulled himself over the lip of "Blow Tube Envy." He looked up the sandstone face -- still 30 feet to go. Grasping onto the thin holds, Alex braced himself against the 35-mph winds that blew through the canyon.

  • Detroit Arsenal celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Mar 29, 2012

    This year marks the 26th year the Department of Defense officially celebrates and honors the 1.8 million children who regularly feel and share the sacrifice that their military families make to guarantee our safety and freedom.

  • Fort Sill chefs whip up 20 culinary medals

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- The Fort Sill Culinary Arts Team brought home 20 medals from the recent militarywide 37th Annual Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Empowering the Army to achieve optimal health

    Mar 29, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - There are 525,600 minutes in a year. In those minutes, we work, play, socialize, sleep and conduct all of the activities that make up our lives.

  • Women's leagues now forming

    Mar 29, 2012

    Foggy weather didn't stop loyal customers Alma Jackson (left) and Florine Randall from playing a round of golf at Ruggles Golf Course March 22. For those who would like to play golf competitively, a Women's Golf Association league is forming for the upcoming season, April 5 - Oct. 25. The league will meet at Ruggles, located on APG North (Aberdeen), Thursdays at 8 a.m. for an 18-hole competition. For information, call league president Pat Reith at 410-382-0977. Previous golf experience recommended. Cost is $35 dollars to join a league, plus weekly green and cart fees.

  • Fort Sill to host summer youth expo

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- The post will host its Youth Summertime Activities and Job Exposition March 31 from 1-4 p.m. at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • CG offers recognition for Vietnam vets

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas - III Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr. keeps a memento of a special Vietnam veteran close to his heart. Along with his own Army-issued dog tags, a dog tag his wife was issued as a spouse in Europe, and a St. Christopher medallion, the general wears a dog tag from his father, retired Col. Donald M. Campbell Sr.

  • Local artisans featured at bazaar

    Mar 29, 2012

    Between talking to potential customers about her hand-knit items, Victoria Woodward works on a project during APG's Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation spring bazaar at the APG North recreation center March 20-21. The event featured homemade arts & crafts, d├ęcor, purses, jewelry, beauty products, baked goods and more. To view and download more photos, visit www.flickr.com/photos/usagapg/. Visit www.apgmwr.com for upcoming events.

  • North Texas ROTC attends Corps of Engineers' STEM tour

    Mar 29, 2012

    It's not every day students get a chance to go out and learn more about their future careers. Sixty Army ROTC Cadets and educators got a chance to do just that by attending a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics tour March 7 at Lewisville Lake near The Colony, Texas.

  • For medical fund-raising, Picatinny specialist more than walks the talk

    Mar 29, 2012

    Marc Ivry doesn't just walk the talk when it comes to supporting medical research. He climbs 66 flights of stairs. For the second year, Ivry entered the "Climb to the Top" event in which participants climb 66 flights to the 69th floor of Rockefeller Center in New York City.

  • Fort Hood turns on solar field, generates renewable energy

    Mar 30, 2012

    After a year of planning and construction, Fort Hood, Texas, and Universal Services Fort Hood Inc. activated a solar field of nearly 3,000 photovoltaic panels.

  • EA South opens post season with 64 - 57 win over LINC

    Mar 29, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The first game of the intramural basketball post season started March 26 with an exciting matchup between EA (Edgewood Area) South and LINC at the APG North athletic center.

  • Youth Mock Deployment: Fort Hood youth 'deploy' to walk a day in Soldiers' boots

    Mar 30, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood youth spent March 24 in their Soldier-parent's boots during Operation Military Youth Mock Deployment at the Bronco Youth Center. This event marked the fifth time Fort Hood has hosted the Army Community Service and Child, Youth and School Services-sponsored event.

  • AER campaign in full swing

    Mar 29, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The annual fundraising campaign for Army Emergency Relief, the Army's own emergency financial assistance program, has begun.

  • Regimental headquarters named for decorated veteran

    Mar 29, 2012

    3rd Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment, headquarters dedicated in honor of Distinguished Service Cross recipient

  • Division West Soldier honors historic heroes in Bataan Death March

    Mar 29, 2012

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- Nearly 7,000 military personnel, retirees and civilians gathered here March 25 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Bataan Death March and participate in the 23rd Annual Bataan Memorial Death March, a 26.2-mile marathon.

  • Cage showcases warrior spirit

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- The Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill conducted a postwide mixed martial arts tournament March 24 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Female trailblazers mark historic ceremony at APG

    Mar 29, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Two pioneering women - an assistant secretary of the Army and a groundbreaking mathematician - spoke to a rapt audience about women's contributions to the Army during the Women in Bloom ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground March 23.

  • Influencers in action

    Mar 30, 2012

    Recruiters of the 6th Recruiting Brigade are building bridges with influencers to paint a positive picture of Army life.

  • Army Families

    Mar 30, 2012

    The U.S. Army pays tribute to the contributions and sacrifices of military families.

  • Air Defense Artillery sweeps quarterly awards

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- A platoon sergeant and a communications specialist from the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade were named the Fires Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Quarter respectively, for first quarter fiscal 2012.

  • Soldier stays active in foster care outreach

    Apr 4, 2012

    By Sgt. 1st Class Darrin Robinson's estimate, he has more than 1,000 brothers and sisters.

  • Army Now - A young medic volunteers to render aide to those taking part in the Bataan Death March

    Mar 29, 2012

    A young medic volunteers to render aide to those taking part in the Bataan Death March in New Mexico.

  • U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground an unmanned aircraft testing hub

    Mar 29, 2012

    U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground's vast size includes nearly 2000 square miles of restricted airspace. This vast holding is used by testers at YPG's air combat systems test directorate for extensive testing of a variety of unmanned aerial system (UAS) platforms. YPG seems as close to an ideal venue for UAS testing as can possibly exist: The clear, stable air and extremely dry climate where inclement weather is a rarity makes it highly coveted. Another critical bonus of testing at YPG is the presence of a wealth of other infrastructure meant for other sectors of YPG's broad test mission that can be leveraged to support UAS evaluations. YPG is home to things like technical and tactical targets, as well as generator and combined maintenance shops, all of which are useful for UAS testing. YPG testers can even do cooperative tests with artillery firing.

  • Contest brings Soldiers to Fort Jackson

    Mar 29, 2012

    The annual IMCOM Atlantic Region Best Warrior Competition took place last week at Fort Jackson, bringing 19 Soldiers from posts around the Atlantic seaboard to compete for the title of "best warrior."

  • Victory Update Vol. 12-03

    Mar 30, 2012

    A final interview with Maj. Gen. James Milano before his retirement, plus Fort Jackson hosts the IMCOM Atlantic Region Best Warrior Competition and welcoming a new Deputy Commander.

  • Fort Sill recognizes firefighters of the year

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (29 March 2012) -- Fort Sill Fire and Emergency Services recognized its firefighters of the year for 2011 during a ceremony March 26 at the Fort Sill Conference Center.

  • ANAD, GDLS mark 10 years of Stryker

    Mar 29, 2012

    From the 14 Anniston Army Depot employees who cross-trained on the Stryker with General Dynamics Land Systems employees in 2002, ANAD's Stryker workforce has grown to 260, encompassing a division within the Directorate of Production.

  • AMC team assesses work environment at Anniston Army Depot

    Mar 29, 2012

    Is your work area clean and safe? Is a fire suppression system located in your building? In an emergency, could you easily and safely find the nearest exit? What about the restrooms closest to your work area, or the breakroom - are they free of hazards? A team of 22 professionals toured Anniston Army Depot and Anniston Defense Munitions Center for two weeks beginning March 19, finding answers to these and other questions -- all related to the quality of work environments throughout the installation.

  • Avoid unintended consequences with social media

    Mar 29, 2012

    In general, your life away from Anniston Army Depot is just that. However, social media and how you use it, on and off depot, can impact your job.

  • Towed artillery program manager visits ANAD

    Apr 9, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot hosted Keith Gooding, program manager for the M777 and M119 towed artillery systems, March 15. The purpose of the visit was to discuss Anniston's continuation as a center of excellence for towed artillery.

  • CGSC welcomes new deputy commandant

    Mar 29, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Gordon "Skip" Davis Jr. assumed responsibility of the Command and General Staff College at a ceremony March 26 at the Lewis and Clark Center. Davis assumes responsibility as deputy commandant from Brig. Gen. Sean MacFarland, who left for an assignment at Fort Riley in November. The Fort Leavenworth and Combined Arms Center commander, a three-star general, is also the commandant of CGSC. Currently, that is Lt. Gen. David Perkins, who called Davis his "project manager" for CGSC and leader development and education.

  • Rucker Lanes offers leagues of Family fun

    Mar 29, 2012

    Avid bowlers can suit up and get their bowling shoes ready for some friendly competition as the Rucker Lanes bowling center's spring intramural season begins April 3, while everyone else can enjoy food and fun and more that the bowling center has to offer.

  • Keep security in mind while on vacation

    Mar 29, 2012

    Spring break season is here and the time for summer vacations is quickly approaching. Many Soldiers and Family members will invest hours into planning trips, but many also forget about plans to keep homes and vehicles safe while they travel.

  • Youth click in photo contest

    Mar 29, 2012

    Club Stewart's Thunder Run restaurant was transformed into a small art gallery March 19 when children in the Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield School Age Services Photography Club at Stewart, helped cut the ribbon to signify the beginning of the 2012 Boys and Girls Club Image Makers Photography Exhibition Contest.

  • Gentle giants greet troops, Families

    Mar 29, 2012

    Eight of the most recognizable icons in American culture paraded through the Fort Stewart Post Exchange parking lot, March 14. As crowds gathered on the sidewalks with cameras flashing, the Budweiser Clydesdale horses pulled the fire engine red wagon complete with the popular brewery's signature Dalmatian, around the parking lot before pausing by the entrance for pictures.

  • Nationally recognized month seeks to raise awareness

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Family Advocacy Program offers services throughout the year, but April is an especially notable month because it's Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • Spring clean-up effort starts April 3

    Mar 29, 2012

    A little work on everyone's part during spring clean-up can make a big difference.

  • WIC keeps Families strong, healthy

    Mar 29, 2012

    Providing nutritional information and support, Fort Stewart's Women, Infant and Children program helps Third Infantry Division Families maintain a healthy standard of living. The Family centered qualifying program works to dispel any negative stigma and safeguard the health of women, infants and children who may be at a nutritional risk.

  • Event connects industry representatives, Army Aviators

    Mar 29, 2012

    Fort Rucker's Aviation Training Industry Day proved to be a "huge success," according to an organizer.

  • 3SB SGM sets standard for NCOs

    Mar 29, 2012

    The first thing built on a house is the foundation; it has to be good and strong in order to survive. The same can be said for a military career; it depends heavily on having a strong base foundation.

  • Army AFAP Conference ranks Rucker issue as No. 1

    Mar 29, 2012

    Keeping Army Families in mind, a committee for Fort Rucker's Army Family Action Plan program submitted the No. 1 issue for the Army to tackle at this year's Army-level AFAP Conference in Arlington, Va., March 2.

  • Vanguard Soldiers train in vehicle recovery

    Mar 29, 2012

    Sixteen troops tested their ability to prove that no terrain is too tough to help keep the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, on the right path. The 'Vanguard Brigade' mechanics performed more than a routine maintenance procedure, March 5-20, and learned how to unearth hefty military vehicles submerged in Fort Stewart's red clay.

  • Thomson becomes new Aviation Branch Command Sgt. Maj.

    Mar 29, 2012

    Emotions ran high as Fort Rucker said goodbye to one of its leaders and welcomed a new command sergeant major during the change of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum March 27.

  • Roberts to take command

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Army Training Center and Fort Jackson will welcome Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts as its new commanding general in a ceremony at 10 a.m., April 10, at the Officers' Club.

  • Soldiers stand tall at St Patrick's Day events

    Mar 29, 2012

    It was that time of year again in Savannah: the streets were flooded with green, white and gold and filled to the brim with people from across America and the world celebrating Irish heritage. And, like every year that Savannah stages America's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade, the Third Infantry Division played an integral part.

  • Stryker NBC recon vehicles to make Raider Brigade safer, independent

    Mar 30, 2012

    Two teams from 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion are training to be the first in 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team's history to become fully licensed on the Stryker Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicles.

  • Gold Star spouses honored for continued selfless service

    Mar 29, 2012

    Those of us in uniform serve because we love our country; our spouses serve out of their love for us. They support us on the home front while we defend our country's freedoms, ensuring that day-to-day operations run smoothly and efficiently.

  • NCO Club temporarily closed after fire

    Mar 29, 2012

    A storage room fire has temporarily shut down the NCO Club.

  • Police Officer, College Student, Human Resource NCO are top New York Army National Guard Warriors

    Mar 29, 2012

    A Korean-American police officer with three combat tours under his belt, and a community college student slated to deploy for the first time in the fall have been selected as traditional Non-commissioned Officer of the Year and Soldier of the Year for the 10,500-member New York Army National Guard. Staff Sgt. Sihoon Chung, a resident of Ridgefield, N. J. and a Leonia, N.J. police officer was named traditional part-time Non-commissioned Officer of the Year. Spec. Brian Lekhmus, a student a Dutchess County Community College and a Salt Point, N.Y. resident was selected as junior enlisted Soldier of the Year following a competition here on March 24-25. Sgt. David Martinsen, a Troy resident, was picked as the outstanding Active Guard and Reserve Non-commissioned Officer of the Year for the New York Army National Guard.

  • 3rd ID observes Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2012

  • Engineers compete at Black Diamonds squad challenge

    Mar 29, 2012

    Soldiers from the 92nd "Black Diamonds" Engineer Battalion participated in the unit's squad competition field training exercise held at Fort Stewart, Mar. 19 -23.

  • BOSS takes care of single Soldiers

    Mar 29, 2012

    If you are a single Soldier on post, you need to be taking advantage of the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program, if you have not already done so.

  • Pride of Ownership in Personal Safety

    Mar 29, 2012

    As the spring and summer seasons approach, the likelihood a Soldier will become an accident statistic increases. To counter that trend, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center is asking service members to take pride of ownership in their personal safety.

  • 'Vanguard' Soldiers launch into rare TOW missile training at Fort Stewart

    Mar 29, 2012

    Cavalry Scouts with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division fired into a training opportunity not too common at Fort Stewart, Ga., March 23. Three crews with Troop B, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, triggered two, tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided missiles--a first-time event for the Vanguard Brigade at their home-station.

  • Army Civilian Rescues Woman

    Mar 29, 2012

    It is often heard that American Soldiers run towards the sound of danger, not away from it. That seems to be the case for Army civilians as well.

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

    Mar 29, 2012

    The date was Nov. 14, 1965. Soldiers from the 7th Cavalry were engaged in a fierce battle with the north Vietnamese in an area that was deemed "the valley of the shadow of death."

  • Get SHARP: Soldiers encouraged to report

    Mar 29, 2012

    "It's important to report," said a Third Infantry Division female NCO Soldier. She will be referred to as Sgt. Doe, who wished to remain anonymous for the purpose of this interview. "If you would have asked me that question a year a half ago, my answer probably wouldn't be the same, but it is important."

  • Saber Squadron teaches importance of AER

    Mar 29, 2012

    Troopers from 3rd "Saber" Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, did their part to ensure that the Saber Squadron is living up to the Army Emergency Relief's Campaign motto of "Soldiers taking care of their own" during a special Army Emergency Relief signing ceremony, March 16.

  • GMACC officials visit, tour Marne Division

    Mar 29, 2012

    The home of the Third Infantry Division was visited by Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee officials, March 22-23. The visit included GMACC Executive Director Maj. Gen. (Ret.) David Bockel, Deputy Executive Director Col. (Ret.) Bill Cain, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Jeff Arnold, Command Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Jeffrey Ashmen and former Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe.

  • Fort Leonard Wood leaders participate in sustainable Ozarks planning

    Mar 29, 2012

    Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence deputy to the commanding general and Col. Charles Williams, Fort Leonard Wood garrison commander, spoke at a Sustainable Ozarks Partnership conference held the second week of March. The Sustainable Ozarks Partnership is being led and coordinated by the Leonard Wood Institute with initial funding to establish the non-profit entity provided by the Army.

  • Fort Leonard Wood rec areas get makeover

    Mar 29, 2012

    Troops and their Families are already enjoying the upgrades on two recreation areas on post -- the U.S. Army Engineer School Running Trail and Colyer Park.

  • 'Shamrock Shuffle' has surprise guests

    Mar 29, 2012

    first run of the season gets special visitors

  • Fort Leonard Wood Soldier wins coveted MacArthur Leadership award

    Mar 29, 2012

    Out of thousands, only 14 active-duty Soldiers Army-wide had what it takes to win the prestigious Gen. Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award this year -- two of them from the U. S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, one of them from Fort Leonard Wood.

  • Seabee detachment builds for success at Fort Leonard Wood

    Mar 29, 2012

    A company of Navy Reservists visited Fort Leonard Wood March 21-25 to complete construction projects for the post, as part of their training requirements.

  • 642nd RSG

    Mar 30, 2012

    Col. Edith M. Greene, commander of the 642nd Regional Support Group, an Army Reserve combat service support unit from Decatur, Ga., presents awards to soldiers at the 642nd RSG

  • 642nd RSG

    Mar 30, 2012

    [From left] The commander and command sergeant major of the 642nd Regional Support Group, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald R. McGlasson and Col. Edith M. Greene, bow their heads for the benediction given at the 642nd RSG

  • 642nd RSG

    Mar 30, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Jonathan G. Ives, commanding general of the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command from Marysville, Wa., presents soldiers from the 642nd Regional Support Group, an Army Reserve combat service support unit from Decatur, Ga., awards at their unit

  • Fort Leonard Wood observes Women's History Month

    Mar 29, 2012

    The 1st Engineer Brigade hosted the Fort Leonard Wood's National Women's History Month observance and luncheon at the Pershing Community Center March 21.

  • Fort Drum spouse pens children's book

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- It's not often that one finds an alpaca in one's pocket.

  • Fort Drum community members celebrate annual Maple Days

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Hundreds of Fort Drum Families, community members and friends met Saturday at the Sugar Shack on 45th Infantry Division Drive to celebrate a popular North Country tradition with the Forest Management Program at this year's 7th Annual Maple Days.

  • Watervliet's planners: A world where stubby-pencil errors may cost thousands

    Apr 9, 2012

    Imagine the stress involved in having a job where a simple, stubby-pencil error in a calculation may mean that your business will lose out on a multimillion dollar order.

  • Sappers practice explosive tricks of trade

    Mar 30, 2012

    Soldiers from 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, conducted a series of Sapper training events this month to teach new Soldiers tricks of the trade.

  • Fort Sill personnel observe training at Moroccan Field Artillery Center

    Mar 29, 2012

    In order to help improve the security of Morocco, 20 members of the 15th Royal Artillery Group recently purchased about 60 M109A5 howitzers through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program.

  • 210th BSB Soldiers train on sling load operations

    Mar 29, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- Soldiers assigned to A Company, 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducted sling load training March 14, on the Self Airfield during their Joint Readiness Training Center rotation here.

  • Army Team for Third Annual Warrior Games Announced

    Mar 29, 2012

    Alexandria, VA -- The Warrior Transition Command announced the Army team for the third annual Warrior Games today. Wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans trained and competed for months to be one of 50 athletes representing the Army in the 2012 Warrior Games. The games are slated April 30 -- May 5, Colorado Springs, Colo. Warrior Games are hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee and supported by the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, USO, Fisher House Foundation and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

  • Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition

    Mar 29, 2012

    The Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition, one of the Cherry Blossom Festival's most popular events, will be on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at noon.

  • Third Army, Jordanian Armed Forces host Disaster Preparedness, Response Symposium

    Mar 29, 2012

    Third Army/ARCENT and the Jordanian Armed Forces hosted a five-day Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Response Symposium here March 11-15.

  • Witnessing 40 years of change at Natick

    Mar 29, 2012

    Chris Pentheny will never forget Valentine's Day, 1972, when he started a job where he would spend the next 40 years, at what came to be known as the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Working out the bugs

    Mar 29, 2012

    Research teams from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command have helped to develop the Arthropod Vector Rapid Diagnostic Device, which can identify if an arthropod is infected with a pathogen that may cause severe disease in humans.

  • Fort Sill personnel observe training at Moroccan Field Artillery Center

    Mar 29, 2012

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, out of Fort Sill, Okla., observed and provided subject matter expert guidance on the artillery training to soldiers of the Morrocan 15th Royal Artillery Group, March 4-10, 2012.

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