Archive: Mar 2012

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  • CG talks Army way ahead

    Mar 27, 2012

    Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general spoke with leaders of the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade Monday to discuss the expectations of the current and future Army.

  • Richardson takes command of SDDC

    Mar 27, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Richardson became the 18th commanding general of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command March 27 during a change of command ceremony here.

  • 'Dreadnaught' Soldiers honored for Valor

    Mar 27, 2012

    FT. Riley, Kan. -- Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, were honored March 26 for their valorous actions during the unit's deployment to Afghanistan. The "Dreadnaughts" supported Operation Enduring Freedom as part of Combined Task Force Strike and Combined Task Force Spartan while partnered with the 2nd Kandak, 3rd Brigade, 205th Corps from the Afghan National Army.

  • JTF-North deploys Soldiers to support Border Patrol in N.M., Ariz.

    Mar 28, 2012

    Active-duty Soldiers from Fort Hood and Fort Bliss deployed in mid-February to southern New Mexico and southern Arizona to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection border security efforts.

  • Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign promotes fitness, resiliency

    Mar 28, 2012

    The U.S. Army will again use the Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign to promote Soldier and Family fitness and community well-being by showcasing garrison physical activities during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May.

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Keller's $28.5 million construction project

    Mar 27, 2012

    Leaders from West Point and Army Medical Command gathered for a ground breaking ceremony, to officially commence construction additions to--and renovations of--Keller Army Community Hospital Clinic, March 15.

  • Painless prescription options are still available

    Mar 27, 2012

    In June 2011, Walgreen Co., one of the largest commercial pharmacy corporations in the United States, chose not to renew a contract with Express Scripts, Inc., the administrator of the Tricare pharmacy benefit. The change went into effect Jan. 1, 2012, forcing many beneficiaries who got their prescriptions filled at the chain pharmacy to transfer prescriptions to other participating network pharmacies or to CRDAMC's Main Pharmacy, Lt. Col. Gwendolyn Thompson, chief of the CRDAMC pharmacy department, said.

  • Importance of good health stressed at Natick

    Mar 29, 2012

    Ways for the workforce to stay healthy took center stage during the 2012 Health & Wellness Fair held March 23 at the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Army lab developing gas 'plume' detection system to protect Soldiers, first responders

    Mar 28, 2012

    A wind monitoring and modeling system being developed by the Army Research Laboratory' s White Sands Missile Range, N.M., division could one day protect Soldiers and civilians alike from weapons of mass destruction.

  • Citizen Soldier, FEMA leader employs decades of emergency management experience at JTF-CS

    Mar 27, 2012

    For most in disaster response work, opportunities to experience preparedness efforts through service in multiple agencies are rare. U.S. Army Col. Bill Stevenson, Maryland National Guard, is getting that chance while working at Joint Task Force -- Civil Support.

  • SMDC leader addresses ADAA

    Mar 27, 2012

    SMDC leader talks "Fires" at Air Defense Artillery Association luncheon

  • SMDC employee receives award

    Mar 27, 2012

    SMDC employee honored by Federally Employed Women

  • Army North CG meets with senior leaders during commander's offsite

    Mar 27, 2012

    U.S. Army North leaders from across the United States met in Marble Falls, Texas, March 19-21 to discuss the future of homeland defense, civil support and theater security cooperation.

  • AFSBn-Korea holds ice cream social at orphanage

    Mar 27, 2012

    Lt. Col. Benny L. Starks Jr., commander of the Army Field Support Battalion-Korea, serves a resident of the My Home Orphanage during an ice cream social hosted by the battalion March 12 at the orphanage. The battalion, headquartered at Camp Casey, South Korea, conducts numerous events throughout the year with the orphanage, located in Dongducheon.

  • Under Secretary of the Army directs OBT's priorities

    Mar 27, 2012

    Under Secretary Dr. Joseph Westphal, acting in his role as the Army's Chief Management Officer issued guidance to the Office of Business Transformation (OBT) that will lead to improved execution of Army business operations.

  • Keller Army Community Hospital MOVES towards a new healthy lifestyle

    Mar 27, 2012

    As our nation struggles with the obesity epidemic Keller Army Community Hospital registered dietitian Capt. Bridget Owens is committed to ensuring that Soldiers are properly educated on basic nutritional guidelines by using the Army MOVE! program.

  • Army's upgraded tactical communications network passes cold weather test, moves closer to fielding

    Mar 28, 2012

    Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 successfully completed its Cold Weather Natural Environments Testing in January at Fort Greely, Alaska, receiving positive test results in the execution and in its recently released test report from the Army's Aberdeen Test Center.

  • Fort A.P. Hill releases Environmental Assessment for review

    Mar 27, 2012

    The Army has completed the Environmental Assessment for the modification of the restricted airspace over Fort A.P. Hill.

  • CCAD Brings Special Ops Bird Back to Life

    Mar 27, 2012

    Corpus Christi Army Depot artisans are pumping life back into a damaged MH-47G. The second Special Ops bird to come through the depot is seeing success, as depot artisans turn a structurally unsound 47 into a brand new advanced heavy lifting machine.

  • Secretary sees science behind the Soldier

    Mar 27, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center and saw the science behind the Soldier.

  • Watervliet engages the Elfuns ... who?

    Mar 27, 2012

    When the Watervliet Arsenal received a call late last year from a group called the Elfuns Society requesting that someone brief them at one of their meetings about the Arsenal, the call was at first taken with a bit of skepticism. After all, the Arsenal was well aware of local groups such as the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), DAV (Disabled American Veterans), but the Elfuns?

  • New Mexico National Guard NCO named AAAA Rodney J.T. Yano NCO of the Year

    Mar 27, 2012

    The rotor blades of an HH-60 Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) helicopter beat against the air as it reached the destination of the emergency request. The MEDEVAC helicopter passed over a U.S. Marine who had lost a leg due to an improvised explosive device. Mud climbed up the landing gear as the helicopter touched down. Immediately, Sgt. Cliff Aughe, a flight medic with C Company, 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, New Mexico National Guard, exited the aircraft and made his way through 100 meters of knee-deep mud to the wounded Marine.

  • Eighth Army pays tribute to fallen Cheonan heroes

    Mar 28, 2012

    Eighth Army marked the second anniversary of the attack on the Republic of Korea Navy Ship Cheonan that claimed 46 ROK sailors.

  • SAMS students remember Black History

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Last month, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan observed Black History Month. To celebrate this year, for the first time ever, Seoul American Middle School students researched, filmed and produced a documentary titled "Progress: A Look Back, A Step Forward". Their hard work paid off with a screening among their peers on March 23at Seoul American High School Auditorium.

  • Garrison strengthens relationship with Itaewon

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Itaewon is a city district, in Yongsan-gu, Seoul. Many restaurants serving international dishes and major hotels can be found here as well as dozens of shops and services aimed at tourists. Most importantly, it is the most frequently visited area by U.S. Soldiers stationed at the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan.

  • Last Iraq MRAP loaded for transport to 1st CAV museum

    Mar 27, 2012

    The last mine resistant, ambush protected vehicle to depart Iraq during Operation New Dawn was loaded aboard the Ocean Crescent, March 24, 2012, at Port of Ash Shuaiba, Kuwait, for transport to the 1st Cavalry Division Museum at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Yongsan employee chosen to mentor

    Mar 27, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The Pacific Region Mentoring Program, a program started by Installation Management Command to help train it's employees, has selected Jim North, a strategic planning specialist with the USAG Yongsan Plans, Analysis and Integration office as a mentor in their program.

  • West Point Model UN Team places second at World Conference

    Mar 27, 2012

    Nine members of the West Point Model United Nations Team traveled to Vancouver, British Columbia, over spring break to participate in the World Model United Nations Conference hosted by both Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.

  • Leaders inform workforce during dual located town halls

    Mar 28, 2012

    CG and leaders inform and answer questions posed by the workforce during town halls at both the command's headquarters

  • 54th MP Company comes home to JBLM

    Mar 26, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Specialist Ryan Tremble has watched his 9-month-old daughter, Jade, grow up like most other parents do -- a little bit at a time. But he's witnessed it all from behind a screen. No touching, no playing, no holding. For the 22-year-old, his daughter's life has been more of a movie than anything else.

  • G-8 debunks Army myths, lists top modernization priorities

    Aug 13, 2014

    The Army G-8 addressed the status of the service's top modernization portfolios, ground combat vehicle, aviation and the network and reiterated the number-one priority would remain Soldier protection.

  • 56th Army Band shows kids musical side of the military

    Mar 26, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- When members of the 56th Army Band performed for Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Babbit's high school nearly 30 years ago, playing professionally as a musician was still a new dream for him. Now, it's a reality every day of his life.

  • 94TH AAMDC's Soldiers Hard Work Pays Off

    Mar 26, 2012

    Fort Shafter, Hawaii--Soldiers that go on any exercises overseas know they will work long hours and for one Soldiers in the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command his hard work paid off in the exercise Key Resolve.

  • As serious as it gets: Crunch time for 2-2 Inf. Div. medics as they train one last time before headi

    Mar 26, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- As Spc. Michael Gonzales tried to calm a dummy lying motionless on the ground, asking it questions and receiving no answers, he set the stage for a scene that might amuse the outsider. But there's nothing funny about saving a Soldier in combat, whether it's training or real life.

  • 78th Signal Battalion MOUT Training in Japan

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers with the 78th Signal Battalion from Camp Zama, Japan, conduct MOUT, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, training in the rain near Naval Air Facility Atsugi March 23, 2012.

  • 78th Signal Battalion MOUT Training in Japan

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers with the 78th Signal Battalion from Camp Zama, Japan, conduct MOUT, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, training in the rain near Naval Air Facility Atsugi March 23, 2012.

  • 78th Signal Battalion MOUT Training in Japan

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers with the 78th Signal Battalion from Camp Zama, Japan, conduct MOUT, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, training in the rain near Naval Air Facility Atsugi March 23, 2012.

  • 78th Signal Battalion MOUT Training in Japan

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers with the 78th Signal Battalion from Camp Zama, Japan, conduct MOUT, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, training in the rain near Naval Air Facility Atsugi March 23, 2012.

  • 78th Signal Battalion MOUT Training in Japan

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers with the 78th Signal Battalion from Camp Zama, Japan, conduct MOUT, Military Operations in Urban Terrain, training in the rain near Naval Air Facility Atsugi March 23, 2012.

  • Counter IED experts prepare peacekeepers during Angkor Sentinel

    Mar 27, 2012

    Trainers from the Asia Pacific Counter Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, helped prepare Cambodian peacekeepers for future United Nations humanitarian missions.

  • Wounded warriors find their "Field of Dreams"

    Mar 27, 2012

    The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team takes the field in the first part of this Pentagon Channel series.

  • Sharana medics open new MTBI recovery center

    Mar 24, 2012

    The Department of Defense estimates that 22 percent of all combat casualties from Operation Enduring Freedom are brain injuries. Of those, the majority are mild traumatic brain injuries. Victims of MTBIs don

  • Soldier awarded Purple Heart, remains strong after IED attack

    Mar 27, 2012

    Brig. Gen. David L. Weeks, commander of 411th Engineer Brigade, and Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Krom traveled to Germany and presented the Purple Heart to Warrant Officer Stephen Gilmore at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Mar. 21, 2012. Gilmore was wounded when his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device less than two weeks prior in Afghanistan.

  • Defense Ammunition Center names new director

    Mar 26, 2012

    Dr. Upton R. Shimp was recently named as the new Director for the Defense Ammunition Center and U.S. Army Technical Center for Explosives Safety. During his 32 years in federal service, Shimp has served at Sierra Army Depot, Herlong, Calif.; Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill.; 200th Theater Army Materiel Management Center, Zweibruecken, Germany and 21st Theater Support Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

  • Flag disposal

    Mar 26, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Boy Scouts from Troop 135 prepare to retire an American flag in a flag retirement ceremony at East Range, here, March 14.

  • Army Today - Army researchers along with the brain trauma foundation are working on a new piece of e

    Mar 27, 2012

    Army researchers along with the brain trauma foundation are working on a new piece of equipment that could aid in identifying cases of traumatic brain injury. Also available in high definition.

  • Army Now - March 27, 2012

    Mar 26, 2012

    Instructors teach security force assistance teams cultural sensitivites and details in order to improve communications with their Afghan counterparts. Also available in high definition.

  • 'Take pride in your Army Hawaii home'

    Mar 26, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- March 27-29, Soldiers, family members and civilian employees on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield will participate in a massive community spring cleanup.

  • Fort A.P. Hill repairs dam, replaces spillway at Travis Lake

    Mar 26, 2012

    Fort A.P. Hill celebrated the repair of the dam and replacement of the spillway at Travis Lake with the snip of a ribbon Monday.

  • Army Now - Sgt. Maj. Chandler testifies about the problem of hazing

    Mar 26, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler testifies before a house armed services subcommittee about the problem of hazing in the Army and the difficulty in countering it.

  • Senior Army women participate in groundbreaking event

    Mar 26, 2012

    During this landmark event, hosted by the U.S. Army Quartermaster School, part of the Combined Arms Support Command, in partnership with the U.S. Army Women's Museum and Fort Lee Equal Opportunity Office, two panel discussions were held to highlight the importance of institutional education and discuss operational experiences. Each panel consisted of five generals, which when combined, represented more than 285 years of Army experience. The theme of the event was "Army Learning: Empowerment through Education."

  • Readiness exercise prepares unit for mission

    Mar 26, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, NC -- Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise as part of a transfer of equipment to another unit Feb. 27 to March 6.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jack Haefner at 55 Club of Lee's Hill

    Mar 26, 2012

    From left to right, Fort A.P. Hill Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jack Haefner talks with Don and Peggy Lundry of the 55 Club of Lee's Hill following his presentation to the club about Fort A.P. Hill March 21 in Fredericksburg.

  • Army's Chief of Transportation promoted

    Mar 26, 2012

    Fort Lee, Va. -- Twenty-five years ago, then 2nd Lt. Stephen E. Farmen attended his father's promotion ceremony to brigadier general on Fort Lee. Little could he have imagined then that one day the stars would align, and it would be his turn. Farmen, Chief of Transportation and Transportation School commandant, was promoted March 23 to the general officer ranks just a few blocks from the site of his father's ceremony.

  • Division West participates in post-wide stand-down

    Mar 26, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- "The Army is a Family. It's a team. It's looking out for each other," said Division West's commanding general during the first minutes of the unit's stand-down at the 25th Street Chapel March 23.

  • BIG Crane Chapter Lends a Hand on Habitat Project

    Mar 26, 2012

    Members of the Blacks In Government, Crane Chapter, volunteered for a Monroe Country Habitat for Humanity Big Build project March 17 in Bloomington, Ind.

  • SECARMY begins Fort Bragg visit with tour of new FORSCOM headquarters

    Mar 27, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Marshall Hall, U.S. Army Forces Command's headquarters, March 26, 2012. The headquarters of the Army's largest command was McHugh's first stop after arriving at Fort Bragg, N.C., for an itinerary that is scheduled to include visits with Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division and a look at the new Warrior Transition Battalion Facility.

  • Soldiers qualify Team USA for Olympics in Greco-Roman wrestling

    Mar 21, 2013

    Two U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestlers over the weekend qualified their Greco-Roman weight classes for Team USA to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall FMWR Facilities open to all Federal employees

    Mar 26, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation now has an exception to policy to benefit non-Department of Defense federal employees residing and working in close proximity to its Clubs and Bowling Center. This exception to policy expands traditional DFMWR patronage privileges to the Fort Myer Officers Club's swimming pools and tennis courts.

  • Four RDECOM Soldiers vie for command honors

    Mar 26, 2012

    Four enlisted Soldiers will test their physical fitness, endurance, technical aptitude and reasoning skills March 26 to 30 for top honors within the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command. On a sunny, cool and breezy morning, three staff sergeants and one private first class kicked off the five-day competition for RDECOM Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year.

  • USACE celebrates women's history month

    Mar 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosted a ceremony at their headquarters, Mar. 26, to celebrate Women's History Month. Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Wilma L. Vaught served as the keynote speaker.

  • Education fair for special-operations Soldiers to be held on Fort Bragg

    Mar 26, 2012

    The Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne) will host an education fair for special-operations Soldiers seeking professional and personal development opportunities through military and civilian education institutions.

  • Army Now - March 26th

    Mar 23, 2012

    Deploying Soldier seeks support from family members to care for her children while she's away. Produced by Sgt. John Mann. Also available in high definition.

  • Afghan Air Force, Army combat aviation brigade brush up on sheet metal repair

    Mar 27, 2012

    At the Afghan maintenance hangar, airmen with the Afghan Air Force received some critical training in aircraft structural repair maintenance from their counterparts in the U.S. Army.

  • 2nd BSB finds their super squad

    Mar 26, 2012

    During the two-day competition, hosted by the 2nd Brigade Support Battalion, over a hundred Soldiers and their squads competed in training lanes that tested both their basic Soldier skills and logistical expertise.

  • DLIFLC dedicates building to fallen Soldier

    Mar 26, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - A Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center graduate was memorialized with a building dedication March 9 in recognition of her bravery and selflessness in paying the ultimate sacrifice for her country.

  • Gaming plays important role in Army training

    Mar 27, 2012

    An avatar of Col. Robert "Pat" White, deputy commander of the Combined Arms Center - Training, told Army Games for Training User Conference that gaming will play a critical role in training, March 26, 2012.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, rushes a local national to safety as enemy combatants assault a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, engages the enemy under the cover of smoke at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, provides security for her team at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A local national approaches a temporary checkpoint manned by 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A military policeman assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, engages enemy combatants while wearing gloves used to handle concertina wire at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A military policeman assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, engages enemy combatants at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, stops a local national at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A military policeman assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, provides security at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, stops a local national at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    Two military policemen assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, place concertina wire at a temporary checkpoint during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier roleplays as a casualty during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario during the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during a field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, medevac a casualty during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, provides security during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    Soldiers assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, enter their vehicles during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario as part of the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, Mar. 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A goat's skull sits in the foreground as an improvised explosive device strikes a convoy from the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario as part of the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police Training March 23-24

    Mar 26, 2012

    A Humvee from the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, races across volcanic dirt during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario as part of the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 24, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police training

    Mar 26, 2012

    A soldier assigned to the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, provides security during a react to an improvised explosive device scenario during the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Big Island Military Police training

    Mar 26, 2012

    A smiley face adorns a Humvee during the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during the units field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012.

  • Big Island Military Police training

    Mar 26, 2012

    A goat's skull sits in the foreground as an improvised explosive devise strikes a convoy from the 558th Military Police Company, 728th MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, during a react to an improvised explosive devise scenario as part of the 558th MP Company's field exercise at Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, March 23, 2012. The unit conducted team level battle drills to train the unit's tactical proficiency.

  • Robotics competitions promote science education for students

    Mar 26, 2012

    Personnel at Picatinny Arsenal are involved in advancing education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in local area schools through a competitive robotics program.

  • Soldier's journey from Iraq to Scott AFB shows heroism, determination

    Mar 26, 2012

    Traveling from the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command headquarters building to the base hospital or the Base Exchange, Sgt. Charles "Chas" Shaffer said he sometimes gets a few unusual stares. Occasionally, he said, someone will stop him to let him know he's not allowed to ride his Segway on base.

  • Army Leaders Visit Joint Base Lewis-McChord

    Mar 26, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord welcomed General Lloyd Austin, and other leaders to observe the post, and discuss topics of concern with JBLM leaders.

  • Unprecedented capabilities, high-tech resources to debut at Army's new lab complex

    Mar 26, 2012

    When the U.S. Army opens the new Ground Systems Power and Energy Laboratory April 11, officials will unveil 30,000 square feet of research space, eight state-of-the-art labs and one of the world's largest environmental testing chambers.

  • Putting materials through the wringer at Natick

    Mar 27, 2012

    Luisa DeMorais and her team will go to any lengths to make certain that the items service members wear and carry are performing to their full potential -- even if it means doing 96 loads of laundry in a single day.

  • Sergeant Major of Army visits Chicago

    Mar 27, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III arrived to Chicago, March 16, 2012, to engage with local business leaders and organizations in discussing the importance of hiring veterans.

  • Army Band continues Eastern Trombone workshop

    Mar 26, 2012

    Brucker Hall, The U.S. Army Band's home on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, has been buzzing with activity all week during the annual Eastern Trombone Workshop.

  • Excellent communities program garners cash for installation

    Mar 26, 2012

    Fort Knox receives $25,000 for Exemplary Practice Award

  • Army the right choice for program manager

    Mar 28, 2012

    Women's History Month, recognized annually during March, celebrates women and their achievements. This year's theme, "Women's Education -- Women's Empowerment," is exemplified by Vanessa Williams, a country program manager at the Security Assistance Command and colonel in the Army Reserves, who relies on lessons she learned throughout her education and career to be a role model.

  • Cherry Blossoms ablaze in their centennial year

    Mar 26, 2012

    Millions of visitors trek to our nation's capital at one of the most picturesque times of the year each spring to see the coveted cherry blossoms.

  • Ambassador Tueller and Third Army welcome newest American citizens

    Mar 26, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait, Matthew H. Tueller (front second from left) and Maj. Gen. Gary H. Cheek (front second from right), Third Army/ARCENT deputy commanding general and Haymarket, Va. native, congratulates America's newest citizens during their naturalization ceremony, here March 24. Third Army is sustaining the fight and shaping the future by affording these Servicemembers the opportunity to take the Oath of Citizenship of the United States of America even while deployed.

  • Chief of Staff attends USO of Metropolitan Washington 30th Annual Awards Dinner

    Mar 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno attended the USO of Metropolitan Washington 30th Annual Awards Dinner in Arlington, Va., March 22, 2012.

  • Kuwait students visit Camp Arifjan

    Mar 20, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Rodney Reynolds, Joint Robotics Program shop foreman and native of Chicago, demonstrates how to operate several different types of robots used by explosive ordnance disposal personnel to Kuwaiti High School students. The students are part of the U.S. Department of State-funded ACCESS microscholarship program, which is administered in Kuwait by AMIDEAST. They operated the robots and talked with soldiers as part of their interactive tour to the military base, which stressed the team-building aspects of the military and strengthened the relationship between the U.S. and Kuwait.

  • Kuwait students visit Camp Arifjan

    Mar 20, 2012

    An ACCESS program student smiles with her friends as she sits in a mine resistant ambush protected vehicle March 11. The students are part of the U.S. Department of State-funded ACCESS microscholarship program, which is administered in Kuwait by AMIDEAST. Students tried out the vehicles as part of a tour here; they also saw a robotics demonstration as well as a tour of the firehouse and other facilities.

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