Archive: Mar 2012

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  • USASAC holds Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for Industry

    Apr 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command holds its first Foreign Military Sales Relationships Day for industry and business representatives Apr. 16 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County.

  • USARPAC Soldiers train in India during Yudh Abhyas 11-12

    Mar 22, 2012

    [ Video ] Soldiers from the India and U.S armies trained together March 5-19 in exercise Yudh Abhyas 2011-2012 at Majahan and Bathinda, India. Yudh Abhyas is a bilateral training exercise supporting peacekeeping operations sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific and the India Army.

  • C Troop, 1st Squadron 11th Armored Cavalry Sights in on the 3rd Infantry Division

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT IRWN, Calif. -- In the Army, there are many ways to be a Soldier, but on the battlefield a Soldier without a weapon is ineffective. Weapon familiarity and maintenance can be the deciding factor for a Soldier's survival.

  • Army focus on post-traumatic stress disorder shifts toward prevention

    Mar 23, 2012

    It's not enough to simply treat post-traumatic stress disorder any longer. The Army recognizes the importance of preventing it from happening in the first place.

  • Traveling in the 'Twilight Zone'

    Mar 28, 2012

    The Soldier was short on sleep when he nodded off behind the wheel at 11 p.m., taking out a railroad crossing guardrail at 70 mph. When he woke again he was in the hospital. According to the county sheriff's report, he hadn't been drinking or using drugs -- he'd just been "dog" tired. Fortunately, he survived with only some cracked ribs and cuts on his forehead. However, things could've ended much differently -- he could've wound up "dead" tired.

  • Army shooters taking aim at national titles

    Mar 22, 2012

    The 2012 JROTC National Air Rifle Championships get under way Friday from Anniston, Ala. The two-day event features participants from Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps programs.

  • Sill classes teach auto body repair, painting

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (22 March 2012) -- The post's Auto Skills Center offers a paint and body class.

  • Specialized military medical unit shines at Korean exercises

    Mar 22, 2012

    DAEGU, Korea -- The 9th Area Medical Laboratory participated in two Republic of Korea-U.S. combined exercises here Feb. 27 through March 16 that showcased the unit's abilities to collect, analyze, interpret and communicate biological and chemical hazards on the battlefield. The 9th AML from Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., played critical roles in Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, supporting both the Force Health Protection and Weapons of Mass Destruction elimination missions for U.S. Forces Korea during back-to-back exercises here.

  • Army engineers, Maryland high school students talk education, employment

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- Eleventh-grade students from Harford County and U.S. Army engineers and scientists here participated in workshops and networked with each other at the Futures11 student outreach program at Harford Community College, March 22.

  • Chaplain's program helps hundreds of Soldiers

    Mar 22, 2012

    Partners in Care provides Soldiers with housing, groceries, child care and dozens of other services to get them back on their feet. It taps into resources within the community, and is now being adopted across the country.

  • VW restoration: 'Betty' finds a new home

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (22 March 2012) -- This is the second article in a series about Joe Dees' VW bus restoration work.

  • Fort Leavenworth honors Women's History Month

    Mar 22, 2012

    Col. Alicia Smith, an Army officer for 23 years and the first female nuclear operations and counter-proliferation officer, is now on the faculty at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. Smith spoke at the Women's History Month luncheon hosted by Combined Arms Center-Leader Development and Education March 16 at Fort Leavenworth's Frontier Conference Center.

  • Ruggles gears up for start of season

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - A new green on Hole 14, tee boxes and an upgraded teaching and practice facility will celebrate the start of the new regular season at Ruggles Golf Course next month.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury roundtable raises awareness

    Mar 22, 2012

    Defense experts participate in a roundtable discussion of Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI as the Defense Department tries to raise awareness of the condition.

  • Hill staffers take to Benning skies

    Mar 23, 2012

    Congressional staffers spent the last of their three days at the Joint Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga., learning first-hand about Army training.

  • ECBC furniture recycling saving money, improving environment

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Doing their part to reduce waste, the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is leading an aggressive furniture recycle/re-purpose program.

  • Too Busy to Drive?

    Mar 28, 2012

    I looked in the rearview mirror and couldn't believe my eyes. There, maybe a car length and a half behind me, was a woman doing her eyebrows. She appeared to be using a mirror attached to her sun visor. I couldn't believe it. We were doing 55 mph in afternoon rush hour traffic in Kansas City, Mo.

  • CERDEC reorganizes workforce; new name to focus on core competencies

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's Communications-Electronics RD&E center has reorganized an element of its workforce to better support integrated capability solutions in mission command; computing platforms; power and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) platform integration.

  • New Army policy provides communications security solutions

    Mar 23, 2012

    A new policy established by Army acquisition officials for the procurement and deployment of all communications security (COMSEC) technologies will help ensure that critical information does not fall into the wrong hands.

  • APG organizations bring STEM outreach to Morgan State University

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Hundreds of students from Maryland schools kicked off the start of the 2012 Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Morgan State University March 8.

  • Women in Bloom to honor APG's trailblazing women

    Mar 22, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - In celebration of Women's History Month, the APG Garrison will host a dedication ceremony honoring women's contributions in the fields of research, science and technology since the post opened in 1917.

  • Soldiers test hand-to-hand combat skills in Tournament

    Mar 22, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- The Presidio's Better Opportunity for Single Service Members organization teamed up with the 229th Military Intelligence Battalion to hold its first combatives tournament inside the Price Fitness Center Gym March 16.

  • Army's hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee Slideshow

    Mar 22, 2012

    Army's hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee Slideshow.

  • Ordnance chief to take command of 13th ESC

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The thunder of 75mm cannon rounds, firing from the salute battery outside, echoed throughout Hatcher Hall and signaled the end of a chapter in Ordnance Corps' history as the 36th chief relinquished command March 21. Brig. Gen. Clark W. LeMasters Jr., Chief of Ordnance and Ordnance School commandant, is leaving Fort Lee to take command of the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) at Fort Hood, Texas, which is currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Month celebrates children

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Military children are an integral part of the Army family and to celebrate their contributions, April has been set aside as the Month of the Military Child. Fort Sill will host special events and programs throughout the month. This year's theme is "Military Kids: Heroes for the Future."

  • Soldier to coach hich school all stars

    Mar 22, 2012

    When the McDonald's All American High School Girls Basketball Game in Chicago tips off 6 p.m. Wednesday, members of the Fort Jackson community watching the game on ESPNU might spot a familiar face on the sideline.

  • Army Now - Army veterinarians treat Military Dogs in deployed environment

    Mar 22, 2012

    Army veterinarians treat Military Dogs in deployed environment.

  • 214th FiB security team deploys

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.--The 214th Fires Brigade conducted a deployment ceremony for its Security Force Advisory Team March 16 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • ADA preps for Sill combatives tourney

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Soldiers in 31st Air Defense Artillery may literally have leverage over their competition at the upcoming Fort Sill Combatives Tournament after recently training with jiu jitsu masters.

  • Army Now - Army Aviators train for water rescue

    Mar 22, 2012

    Army Aviators train for water rescue at a unique facility in Camp Humphreys, Korea.

  • Fort Drum class helps children build appreciation for nature

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Children at Fort Drum are building environmental appreciation through nature classes -- one tree, animal and season at a time.

  • Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC signs partnering agreement with Mack Defense

    Mar 22, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center and Mack Defense, today signed an agreement that will provide Mack Defense access, via public-private partnerships, to the Army's only vertically integrated metal manufacturing facility and the only remaining U.S. Army foundry.

  • Deploying Soldiers train for multi-faceted missions

    Mar 22, 2012

    Soldiers preparing for a deployment to Afghanistan were able to experience a picture of reality during a village raid training exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., March 19.

  • 'Playtime' prepares soldiers for Wartime experience

    Mar 22, 2012

    All was calm amidst the mock village of Khaista at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La., as soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, rolled through on a routine convoy.

  • Fort Carson observance highlights women's history

    Mar 22, 2012

    More than 120 Fort Carson community members and Soldiers attended the 2012 Women's History Month observance March 19 to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments made by women.

  • Unit wash racks close April 1

    Mar 22, 2012

    The spigots on 16 old motorpool wash racks will shut off permanently April 1 as part of an effort by the Directorate of Public Works to reduce water and sludge contract costs and push net zero water goal efforts one step further.

  • Leadership Macomb visits Detroit Arsenal

    Mar 22, 2012

    Members of Leadership Macomb Class 15 visited the Detroit Arsenal March 21 to get a better understanding of what the arsenal is and what happens here. Leadership Macomb is a non-profit organization whose nine-month program brings together leaders from numerous institutions, disciplines and geographic areas to strengthen their leadership skills, develop long-term business relationships, and obtain in depth information about Macomb County.

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

    Mar 21, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testify before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Capitol Hill, Mar. 21, 2012. The hearing was on the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the future year's defense program.

  • World War II group fights for survival

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 22, 2012) -- The Battle of the Bulge during World War II was a monstrosity of an event. More than 600,000 Americans and thousands of tanks and artillery pieces defended against a German army offensive in its last-gasp effort to win the war.

  • 3-6th ADA Soldiers conquer capstone

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fifteen advanced individual training Soldiers in C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 6th Air Defense Artillery showed what they learned March 15 in their 10-week Patriot launcher enhanced operator and maintainer course.

  • Muleskinners take on Best Warrior Competition in Afghanistan

    Mar 23, 2012

    Soldiers assigned to the 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), participated in a Best Warrior Competition held March 10, 2012, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 128th Avn. Bde. activates, USAALS inactivates

    Mar 22, 2012

    "Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."

  • Free batting cages open; offer 24-hour practice

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill softball players have another way to practice finding that sweet spot when they swing the bat at the Fort Sill batting cages adjacent to the Cannoneer Softball Complex.

  • Aviation Soldiers validate communications equipment after deployment

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When returning from a deployment, Soldiers can anticipate certain events: reunions with friends and Family Members, adjusting to life back home, and reset of their equipment. As the brigade's signal company, resetting equipment is a particularly critical task for Soldiers of C Company, 277th Aviation Support Battalion, Task Force Mountain Eagle, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI).

  • Showstoppers win 2012 basketball championship

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Showstoppers showed their stopping power by winning the final game of the 2012 Fort Rucker Intramural Basketball Post Championship to take the title as post champions against Fired Up at the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility March 15.

  • Wounded Warriors transition to new jobs

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Wounded warriors often have a difficult time transitioning from military to civilian life. One of the most difficult aspects of that transition is finding a job that they can do and will support them and their families. When they have been wounded or injured serving their country, they find that their lives are now different.

  • 1st Avn. Bde. transfers iPads to primary school

    Mar 22, 2012

    The video showed a student with autism doing something she'd never done before. The young girl identified shapes by pointing to them on the screen of an iPad, then handed her teacher whatever toy the teacher requested.

  • Sill celebrates women's history

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- It is a leader's responsibility to create and maintain an environment of diversity and inclusion where everyone strives to maximize their performance and potential for the good of the organization.

  • Upcoming post event honors military children

    Mar 22, 2012

    There's no doubt about it. Fort Rucker's Children's Festival, coming up March 31, is just for kids with a schedule that includes a giant Easter egg hunt, magic show, petting zoo, inflatables, crafts, games and flying kites.

  • Officials offer tips to beat summer moving rush

    Mar 22, 2012

    With military moving season about to kick into high gear, officials are urging service members to book their moving dates early and to remain as flexible as possible when doing so.

  • Hawaiian installations welcome IMCOM leadership

    Mar 22, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, his wife, Margie, and IMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice recently visited Army installations in Hawaii to meet with Soldiers, Civilians and their Families. During their visit, they toured training ranges, recreational facilities and Family Member programs.

  • McChrystal shares views on Afghanistan

    Mar 22, 2012

    LAWTON, Okla.-- Thirty four years of military experience and a uniquely personal viewpoint of Afghanistan filled Cameron University's Aggie Gymnasium March 15. Everyone in attendance was waiting to hear from retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

  • Fort Drum Soldiers travel to Fort Polk, conduct situational training

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- The "Barbarians" of B Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), conducted their first situational training exercise recently at the Army's premier training destination, Fort Polk, La., home of the Joint Readiness Training Center.

  • Retirees receive erroneous letter regarding 2008 taxes

    Mar 22, 2012

    Several military retirees have come to the Fort Meade Tax Center seeking assistance after receiving a letter from the Comptroller of Maryland.

  • Veterans organizations, Scouts help with proper flag disposal

    Mar 22, 2012

    The nation's symbol is proudly displayed outside houses and businesses to show respect for those who sacrificed on behalf of fellow citizens past, present and future, here at home and in faraway places; however, how people should honor the flag when it becomes worn, torn, faded and threadbare is not clear to many who fly it.

  • Tax Center adds more appointments

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Fort Meade Tax Center has recruited additional manpower and has opened up additional tax preparation stations, allowing for new appointment slots.

  • Fort Meade Thrift Shop features dedicated volunteers

    Mar 22, 2012

    Eight volunteers help run the Post Thrift Shop, which is located in Building 2206 at the corner of First and Chisholm avenues.

  • Soldiers need to report contact with rabid animals

    Mar 22, 2012

    Soldiers preparing for deployment have many things to be aware of, but there is one potential danger many may not have considered -- the danger of rabies.

  • Construction of new PX scheduled for summer

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Fort Meade and Army and Air Force Exchange are working to mitigate parking issues during the construction of the installation's new 167,000-square-foot PX.

  • Fort Meade students join first lady at mini-Olympics

    Mar 23, 2012

    Nineteen military children represented Maryland at a mini-Olympic competition that was hosted by Michelle Obama, March 13, 2012, at American University in Washington, D.C.

  • EMS ensures resource availability

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Environmental Management System is a tool that helps ensure Soldiers today -- and the Soldiers of the future -- have the land, water, and air resources that they need to train; a healthy environment in which to live; and the support of local communities and the American people.

  • DES, Picerne crack down on speeders

    Mar 22, 2012

    Speeding on the installation has been a hot topic on the Fort Meade Facebook page and during Garrison Commander Col. Edward C. Rothstein's town halls. With a few more tools in their arsenal, the Directorate of Emergency Services and Picerne Military Housing are prepared to combat speeders on installation roads.

  • Responsibility for Trans Corps Exchanges Hands

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- The U.S. Army Transportation Corps set upon a new path as Command Sgt. Maj. Allen B. Offord Jr. took the wheel and assumed responsibility for the regiment from Command Sgt. Maj. Dwayne B. Perry during a ceremony March 20 at the Transportation School on Fort Lee.

  • Injured veterans 'Ride 2 Recovery'

    Mar 22, 2012

    Lt. Col. Kimberley Norris-Jones had given up. She was exhausted after crossing a three-mile bridge on a recumbent tricycle, and was met on the other side of the bridge by harsh winds. Designed to offset physical disabilities, recumbent vehicles allow riders to pedal from a seated position.

  • Facelift for Fort Meade's Facebook page

    Mar 22, 2012

    Visitors to the installation's Facebook page, facebook.com/ftmeade, will experience a new design and features beginning Thursday morning.

  • MG Ferrell on travel to visit CECOM organizations

    Mar 22, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, commander, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, on his travels to CECOM subordinate organizations.

  • Yackley takes over as new DCO

    Mar 29, 2012

    Col. Stephen Yackley assumed duty March 16 as deputy commander, U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson. Before this assignment, Yackley served as the chief of staff, First Army Division East, Fort Meade, Md.

  • Know the rules about political activity

    Mar 22, 2012

    Voting is an important right that affords every American the opportunity to have a personal voice in shaping our country's future. In our political process, every vote counts, and one vote can make a world of difference.

  • Winners named for 21st Signal Brigade NCO and Soldier of the Year

    Mar 22, 2012

    After three days and nights of competing, two Fort Meade service members came out on top in the 21st Signal Brigade's NCO and Soldier of the Year competition.

  • Corps of Engineers senior NCO visits Soldiers of 7th Battalion in Afghanistan

    Mar 22, 2012

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer senior enlisted adviser recently made one of his last trips to Afghanistan, where he visited Soldiers from the Headquarters and Headquarters Company and Forward Support Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), on Forward Operating Base Shank.

  • Army's 'global scouts' commemorate six years

    Mar 22, 2012

    March 8 marked six years since the Asymmetric Warfare Group first unfurled it colors during an activation ceremony on Fort Meade.

  • Defense Information School names winners of visual arts competition

    Mar 23, 2012

    Some of the military's best photographers, videographers and graphic artists were named during the Defense Information School's 49th annual Visual Information Awards program, held March 12-15, 2012.

  • Golden Dragon Soldiers conduct live-fire exercise at Fort Polk

    Mar 22, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- Infantrymen live in sometimes unforgiving environments, sleeping and eating only when they get the chance between training and missions. This particular training exercise had Golden Dragon Soldiers from 2nd Platoon, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) waking up at approximately 3 a.m. March 12 to prepare themselves and their vehicles for the next three days while deployed to the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La.

  • CTSF Test Division shows support for Ride 2 Recovery event

    Mar 22, 2012

    The CTSF Test Cell hosted a "Go Green, Get Healthy" luncheon, a give-away, and sold Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) t-shirts, in support of the R2R cycling program, and its local participants David McClung, CTSF Technical Director, and contractor Bill Crain.

  • Girl Scouts at West Point celebrate a centennial

    Mar 30, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (March 22, 2012) -- The Girl Scouts at West Point celebrated their centennial this year----the 100th anniversary of the United States Girl Scouts March 12 at the Lee Child Development Center. At one time, many may have thought Girl Scouts were just girls who went out and sold cookies, and learned girly stuff like how to cook or sew. Girl Scouts may cook around a campfire or sew on their badges, but as their motto reads "Be Prepared" and their slogan reads "Do a Good Turn for the Day," they are also learning independence and to be charitable.

  • West Point center focuses on cyber research mission

    Mar 22, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (March 22, 2012) -- One of West Point's oldest research centers was re-designated Monday as the Cyber Research Center, coinciding with a promotion ceremony for its director. Formerly the Information Technology and Operations Center, the newly-recognized Cyber Research Center and Col. Gregory Conti were recognized in a ceremony at Herbert Hall with about 60 guests in attendance. As the CRC director and associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Conti said this is the era of the cyber warrior and it reflects the country's current needs.

  • West Point's Minerva Research Initiative welcomes new fellows

    Mar 22, 2012

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (March 22, 2012) -- Winning hearts and minds has long been an extension of military operations during wartime--often becoming a sociological conflict when dealing with a populace entirely unfamiliar to American Soldiers. Recognizing the need to focus on these cultural and environmental conditions--and include experts in the field of social sciences into the conversation--the Office of the Secretary of Defense launched the Minerva Research Initiative in 2009.

  • Volunteers lend time, talents to Mother Nature during Coleman cleanup

    Mar 22, 2012

    Members of the Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union, U.S. Baden-W├╝rttemberg's Directorate of Public Work's Environmental Division and Soldiers from Echo Company, 1-214th Aviation Regiment gathered at Coleman Barracks in Mannheim, Germany Feb. 27 for a special mission.

  • Third Army helps meet Dec. 31 Iraq security agreement deadline

    Dec 9, 2011

    Soldiers ground guide tactical vehicles into the Four Corners yard here Dec. 6. After the long journey from Iraq, the vehicles and equipment will go to the Redistribution Property Assistance Team yard to be staged for redeployment back to the U.S. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region.

  • Third Army helps meet Dec. 31 Iraq security agreement deadline

    Dec 10, 2011

    Soldiers and vehicles wait in line to be processed through the Four Corners yard here Dec. 10. As soldiers and equipment come through Khabari Crossing, the vehicles will be downloaded before they are staged for repositioning back to the U.S. The transition of troops and equipment are part of the Dec. 31 security agreement deadline in Iraq. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region.

  • Third Army helps meet Dec. 31 Iraq security agreement deadline

    Dec 10, 2011

    Tactical vehicles wait in line to be processed through the Four Corners yard here Dec. 10. As soldiers and equipment come through Khabari Crossing, the vehicles will be downloaded before they are staged for redeployment back to the U.S. The transition of troops and equipment are part of the Dec. 31 security agreement deadline in Iraq. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region. (Photo by Spc. Bradley J. Wancour)

  • Third Army helps meet Dec. 31 Iraq security agreement deadline

    Dec 9, 2011

    As soldiers and equipment come through Khabari Crossing, tactical vehicles and equipment will go to the Four Corners yard here Dec. 6. The vehicles will be downloaded before they are staged for redeployment back to the U.S. The transition of troops and equipment are part of the Dec. 31 security agreement deadline in Iraq. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region.

  • Third Army prepares to meet security agreement

    Dec 9, 2011

    Civilian contractors install a 25 foot tower at the Command Press Information Center here Dec. 5. The tower will support a Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System satellite that will be used by public affairs personnel during the withdrawal of troops and equipment from Iraq. The transition of troops and equipment will meet the Dec. 31 deadline of the security agreement in Iraq. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region.

  • Third Army prepares to meet security agreement

    Dec 9, 2011

    Tactical vehicles are staged in the Four Corners yard here before they are redeployed back to the U.S., Dec. 6. Third Army is dedicated to meeting the security agreement of transitioning troops and equipment from Iraq by Dec. 31.

  • Third Army helps meet Dec. 31 Iraq security agreement deadline

    Dec 10, 2011

    A soldier ground guides tactical vehicles through the Four Corners yard here Dec. 10. The vehicles will wait in line to be downloaded and processed after their long journey from Iraq before they are staged for repositioning back to the U.S. The transition of troops and equipment are part of the Dec. 31 security agreement deadline in Iraq. Third Army is shaping the future by meeting the security agreement while building and maintaining multinational partnerships throughout the region.

  • Third Army prepares to meet Security Agreement

    Dec 9, 2011

    The Redistribution Property Assistance Team is working hard to meet the presidential directive to transition troops and equipment from Iraq by Dec. 31.

  • Task Force Viking celebrates International Women

    Mar 14, 2012

    Four female U.S. soldiers delivered supplies to a women

  • Hon Katherine Hammack testifies before Senate (MILCON, Housing, BRAC)

    Apr 6, 2012

    The Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment testifies on FY-12 Army Military Construction, family housing and Base Realignment and Closure budgets, before the Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate.

  • USARC, 412th TEC leaders discuss family readiness priorities

    Mar 25, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Douglas R. Satterfield, deputy commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, wife Nancy, and USARC and 412th TEC Family Programs officials during a special luncheon for the visiting team Mar. 20, 2012, Vicksburg, Miss. (Photo: Capt. Maryjane Falefa Porter, 412th TEC Public Affairs)

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

    Mar 21, 2012

    Army Leaders testify before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee March 21, 2012, during the hearing for the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2013 and the future year's defense program.

  • Yongsan Soldiers clean up Itaewon

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Soldiers got down and dirty to clean up the streets of Itaewon with the help of Yongsan-gu government officials, members of the Itaewon Tourist Association, and the citizens of Itaewon, March 21.

  • Yongsan declares women's history month

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan is participating in the nationwide recognition of March Women's History Month. U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan is celebrating Women's History Month with several events. The 5K Fun Run was held at Collier Fitness Center on March 10. Two Book Readings events were planned with the first one held at Hannam Village on March 22, and the second one scheduled to be held on March 27, at the Yongsan Library. The Women's History Month's main event will be held on March 29 at the R&R Bar and Grill. Performances and music is prepared and retired Brigade General Anne MacDonald will be the guest speaker.

  • 42nd MP Brigade's top middleweight lives for competition, pushing his limit

    Mar 21, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Private 1st Class Domonique Dennis has always been a competitor. Through Tae Kwon Do, mixed martial arts, track and football, the 21-year-old has continuously sought to be the best.

  • Yongsan reaffirms partnership with Bupyeong-gu KAFC

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Commander Col. William P. Huber, Bupyeong-gu Mayor Hong, Mi-young and members of the Bupyeong-gu Korean American Friendship Council attended a luncheon at Bupyeong-gu, March. 20. Hong delivered opening remarks, emphasizing cooperation and alliance.

  • Army Congressional Fellowship Program offers unique opportunities

    Mar 22, 2012

    Maj. Tim Meadors found the Army Congressional Fellowship Program to be both challenging and rewarding.

  • President nominates new chief of Army Reserve

    Mar 22, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley has been nominated by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as chief, Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command.

  • Budget constraints to delay aircraft modernization

    Mar 22, 2012

    Some modernization programs may be delayed, but not reduced or cancelled due to a tightening of the budget, senior Army leaders told senators March 21, 2012.

  • Why is MEDPROS important?

    Mar 21, 2012

    Why is MEDPROS important? Many Soldiers assigned to SWCS have probably heard this question throughout the hallways and training areas across Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall. While many may associate the term with white noise and PowerPoint slides, I'm here to ensure you that MEDPROS -- formally known as the Medical Protection System -- is subject to significant command emphasis across the military because it helps us ensure that our most vital weapons are in top condition: our Soldiers.

  • Vicenza marks Traumatic Brain Injury Month

    Mar 21, 2012

    Officials at U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza set up a display with important information that details the symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries.

  • U.S., Colombian armies begin staff talks

    Mar 23, 2012

    United States Army South and the Colombian army began army-to-army staff talks in Bogata, Columbia, March 21, 2012, to promote bilateral professional relationships and coordinate engagement activities.

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