Archive: Mar 2012

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  • Corps continues to monitor rainfall for the Brazos River and San Bernard River flood stages

    Mar 21, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 21, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District continues to monitor rainfall accumulations for possible changes in flood stages or impacts to Corps facilities including the Brazos River and San Bernard River due to recent heavy rainfall.

  • Participants from 17 nations finalize plans for Peacekeeping Operations-Americas 2012 exercise

    Mar 21, 2012

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- U.S. Army South joined its Chilean army partners here March 6 to finalize plans for the upcoming annual Peacekeeping Operations -- Americas (PKO-A) 2012 exercise.

  • ACC Today Winter 2012

    Mar 22, 2012

    The latest issue of ACC Today is now available online. View in pdf or flip versions.

  • Erin go Cav: Fort Riley Soldiers march in Chapman St. Patrick's Day parade

    Mar 21, 2012

    Soldiers from three 1st Infantry Division units helped a local Kansas community celebrate its strong Irish roots March 16 during Chapman's 18th Annual St. Patrick's Day parade.

  • Fort Hood turns on 1 million Kwh solar field

    Mar 21, 2012

    Fort Hood will turn on the solar field at 3 p.m., March 27, at the site east of Liberty Village and south of Johnson Drive. There will be ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the solar field.

  • Lakes gain merit for significant water safety programs

    Mar 21, 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 21, 2012) -- Despite tightened project budgets and limited resources, two Nashville District lakes were nationally and internationally recognized recently for their staffs' creative and resourceful efforts to increase public safety during the 2011 recreation season.

  • Spotlight on...Maj. Donald Leath

    Mar 21, 2012

    Learn more about Maj. Donald Leath, a reservist with the 915th Contingency Contracting Support Battalion, Baltimore, Md., and a branch chief with the Army Contracting Command-National Capital Region, Alexandria, Va.

  • Fort Lee opens garden for grieving Families

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 21, 2012) -- During an emotional ceremony attended by widowed spouses, Gold Star Moms and grieving parents here Friday, Fort Lee officially opened a Memory Garden for the families and friends of fallen service members.

  • Women's group recognizes ECC Soldier for meritorious service

    Mar 21, 2012

    Lt. Col. Martha K. Brooks is this year's recipient of the North Alabama Chapter of Federally Employed Women's Military Meritorious Service Award.

  • UDC continues to set standard for deployment processing

    May 11, 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deployment Center (UDC) continues to grow and improve as it sets a high standard for deployment preparation and processing centers throughout the federal government. The center, located at the Middle East District (MED) headquarters, is a one-stop facility providing supplies and training to government personnel preparing for deployment to contingency operations.

  • Army leaders testify to Congress on budget plans

    Mar 21, 2012

    The Army's top leaders testified before Congress on the potential impact of reduced defense spending.

  • New regimental CSM takes charge of Trans Corps

    Mar 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (March 21, 2012) -- The Transportation Corps has a new top enlisted Soldier.

  • Sign of the Times: Public Works graphic artists leave mark across Fort Drum landscape

    Mar 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Their fingerprints are everywhere. It's hard to drive down any road or enter any facility on post without seeing their unique touch. And although the Fort Drum Public Works Signs and Graphics Shop mass-produces posters, banners, street signs and building IDs, the bustling shop's workers are artists at heart.

  • USACE emphasize Metro East Levees are top priority to congressional delegation

    Mar 21, 2012

    ST. LOUIS -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Command Maj. Gen. John W. Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall told Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative Jerry Costello (D-IL) that the Metro East Levee System is their top priority for the St. Louis District during a meeting on Capitol Hill today.

  • Groundbreaking for school marks Exercise Balikatan's official humanitarian civil assistance start

    Mar 21, 2012

    Members of the community from the Barangay Inagawan sub district, as well as service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States armed forces attended a groundbreaking ceremony March 19.

  • 208th Army Band marches in Savannah's St. Patrick's Day parade

    Apr 2, 2012

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- After waiting patiently for at least seven hours until it was time for them to perform, the 208th Army Reserve Band from Concord, N.C. was given the opportunity to march in the 188th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah on March 17.

  • Army Now - A duo of ice sculptors improve their skills during the 37th Annual Culinary Arts Competit

    Mar 21, 2012

    A duo of ice sculptors improve their skills during the 37th Annual Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, VA.

  • Army Now - Marqaux Vair talks about the mutual support wounded warrior athletes give to each other

    Mar 21, 2012

    Marqaux Vair talks about the mutual support wounded warrior athletes give to each other.

  • Friendship Day

    Mar 21, 2012

    Last year, Japan was struck by an earthquake that devastated it's land, it's property, and it's people. The U.S. Military provided food, water, and relief aid through Operation Tomodachi. Airman 1st Class Tyler Prince takes us to Okinawa, where a local school held an event to show it's appreciation. Also available in high definition.

  • NATO Joint Press Point

    Mar 21, 2012

    Joint Press Point given by the Prime Minister of Montenegro Mr. Igor Luksic and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Also available in high definition.

  • Middle East District welcomes new commander

    Oct 11, 2011

    Col. Jon L. Christensen took command of the U.S. Army

  • The Volunteers perform for deploying troops

    Mar 24, 2012

    The Volunteers performed a variety of music March 20 at the Dallas-Fort Worth personnel assistance point for troops deploying to the Middle East.

  • Woman rescued by donated blood vows to save others

    Mar 21, 2012

    Recently, Beverly Wilkerson donated blood for the first time to the Armed Services Blood Program. For her, it was a long, life-changing road to the Fort Leonard Wood Blood Donor Center. But that didn't stop this administrative assistant at the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital adjutant's office from vowing to help save lives, as she had once been saved.

  • Resiliency app nears 20,000 downloads

    Mar 22, 2012

    The CSF Soldier Fitness Resiliency Goals Book has been download almost 20,000 times to either an iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

  • USARAF chaplains teach resiliency in Africa

    Mar 21, 2012

    Whether it it's a U.S. Army soldier or one from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, family support, combat stress and spiritual well-being are universal soldier issues. U.S. Army Africa Chaplain (Col.) John McGraw, along with Africa Command Chaplain (Col.) Jerry Lewis, traveled to Kinshasa recently to provide resiliency training to DRC's Armed Forces chaplains.

  • Army Today - Honoring those who died defending an Italian village during World War II

    Mar 21, 2012

    Soldiers and community members honor those who died defending an Italian village during World War II.

  • Brain injuries don't end with Afghan drawdown

    Mar 22, 2012

    Even with the eventual drawdown in Afghanistan, traumatic brain injury will continue to be a problem for the Army.

  • Culture shock - of the best kind

    Mar 21, 2012

    Soldiers who work outside of the U.S every day deal in different cultures and different languages. Thanks in part to a 2005 DoD document entitled "Defense Language Transformation Roadmap," the Army is creating basic language and cultural expertise in the officer, civilian, and enlisted ranks for active and Reserve components. Enter CULP -- the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program -- an Army ROTC program designed to reduce miscommunication.

  • Army labs prepare systems for Network Integration Evaluation

    Mar 22, 2012

    In advance of this spring's major field exercise for the Army's new tactical communications network, engineers are putting systems through their paces to ensure a smooth handoff to the troops conducting the evalutions.

  • Celebrating Women's History Month at Natick

    Mar 21, 2012

    Education can empower women. That was the message delivered March 21 at the U.S. Army Garrison Natick by Lt. Col. Iris M. Sobchak, the command inspector general for the Massachusetts National Guard.

  • Harvard formally recognizes Army ROTC

    Mar 21, 2012

    The United States Army announced today that it has signed an agreement with Harvard University to re-establish a formal on-campus relationship with the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps.

  • Team Bliss Track Club kicks off 2012 Season in Tucson

    Mar 21, 2012

    In the hot sun and strong winds of Tuscon, Ariz., members of the Team Bliss Junior Olympic Track Club started their 2012 outdoor track season off right, by winning five individual events in the 2012 Arizona Regulation Meet at the Canyon Del Oro High School Track and Field Complex, March 16.

  • Marine turns injury into motivation for others

    Mar 21, 2012

    As a purple heart recipient, Cpl. Michael Pride hasn't let his injury hold him back from doing the things he loves -- being a Marine and running track.

  • 100 percent fitness, wellness tests for new Fort Bliss Soldiers

    Mar 21, 2012

    Since January, every Soldier who in-processes at Fort Bliss must complete a full Comprehensive Soldier Fitness evaluation, with a physical fitness assessment and body composition test, at the Wellness Fusion Campus located near the corner of Cassidy Rd. and Jeb Stuart Rd.

  • Senior executive hosts civilian professional development seminar in Fort Leonard Wood

    Mar 22, 2012

    There are many opportunities for Defense Department civilians to grow in their careers, if they know how to take advantage of them -- and Ellen Helmerson, deputy chief of staff for G1/4, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited Fort Leonard Wood last week to tell them how.

  • Dog-gone good medicine: Four-legged volunteers lend a helping paw

    Mar 22, 2012

    Each month, the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital receives two special visitors. Both visitors would rather lift spirits than play fetch -- Paisley, a Great Dane and Lela, a Labrador retriever, are Red Cross therapy dogs.

  • USACE Alaska District Teammate honored for 50 years of federal service

    Mar 21, 2012

    Allan Skinner, a reulatory specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District, has been serving the federal government for 50 years.

  • GLWACH welcomes new top NCO

    Mar 21, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brooks relinquished responsibility of the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital to Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia during a ceremony at John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex Friday.

  • USACE teammates win Black Engineer of the Year Awards

    Mar 21, 2012

    Four people with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been honored with Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA).

  • On target: Archers aim for spot on Army Warrior Games team

    Mar 22, 2012

    More than 12 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Army veterans traveled to Sumter, S.C., to train and compete for a place on the Army Warrior Games archery team March 12-16, 2012.

  • Congressional staffers visit Fort Leonard Wood

    Mar 22, 2012

    Congressional staffers visited Fort Leonard Wood Friday.

  • Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard horses receive new brands

    Mar 21, 2012

    Horses of the 1st Infantry Division's Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard received some special attention March 15. The horses received new, "US," brands and some much needed dental work.

  • Voting this November

    Mar 21, 2012

  • PRT Kunar

    Mar 26, 2012

    Members of both the outgoing and the incoming Provincial Reconstruction Teams gathered for the change of command ceremony, as Navy Commander Scott Murdock of Lake Stevens, Wash., relinquished command of the PRT to Navy Commander Michael Yesunas, a resident of Virginia Beach, Va., March 13.

  • ACC-RI hosts Dr. Lowman

    Apr 4, 2012

    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. -- Army Contracting Command Executive Director Carol Lowman and Command Sgt. Maj. John Murray visited ACC-Rock Island March 15 to meet with ACC-RI leaders on a variety of topics, tour the facilities and host a town hall with approximately 500 attendees.

  • ECBC 'sci-fi' technologies counter emerging threats

    Mar 21, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- To help counter chemical and biological threats, U.S. Army scientists are exploring artificial human organs and smartphones that can detect hazardous agents. Research biologist Calvin Chue recently joined Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and is bringing advancements to research and development projects.

  • Bridging the Gap: TATRC's technology transfer program speeds medical innovations to service members

    Mar 21, 2012

    The Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center's technology transfer program may serve as a Department of Defense model for speeding viable medical innovations to the aid of our service members.

  • ACC-KU holds vendor conference

    Mar 21, 2012

    KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait -- Army Contracting Command-Kuwait and the 408th Contracting Support Brigade hosted the 2012 Kuwait Vendor Conference at the Kuwait Hilton Resort here, March 11.

  • MATOC Partnerships Lead To Process Changes, Improvements

    Mar 21, 2012

    When the Middle East District, on behalf of the Transatlantic Division, awarded the $3.8 billion capacity Multiple Award Task Order Contract in June 2011, the team established an avenue for feedback and communication with the contractors and scheduled a post award conference for early 2012.

  • On the job at Tobyhanna

    Mar 21, 2012

    General Equipment Mechanic James Yoder verifies serial numbers for shipment while working in Tobyhanna Army Depot's Mobile Electric Power Branch.

  • USACE People: Engineer reflects on somber, gratifying experiences in Afghanistan

    Mar 21, 2012

    After a six-month deployment to Afghanistan, a Europe District engineer reflects on Hero Ceremonies, life in Afghanistan and readjusting to life at home.

  • Hohenfels bids fond farewell to Quarles

    Mar 21, 2012

    Community members and far-flung friends gathered here to bid farewell to Lt. Col. Kevin J. Quarles, outgoing U.S. Army Garrison Hohenfels commander, at a laugh-filled 'roast' held at the Landgasthof Pension Schnaus, Feb. 24.

  • West Point cadet wins nation's top amateur athlete award

    Mar 22, 2012

    Army senior linebacker Andrew Rodriguez added another trophy to his mantle on March 20, 2012, by winning the 2011 James E. Sullivan Award.

  • Recruiting stays on track for active service components

    Mar 22, 2012

    All of the active service components and five of the six reserve components met or exceeded their numerical year-to-date recruiting goals for fiscal year 2012 through February, Pentagon officials reported March 20, 2012.

  • DOD, VA partnership key in treating brain trauma

    Mar 22, 2012

    The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments are using their partnered programs to identify and treat traumatic brain injury, representatives of both departments said March 19, 2012, during a roundtable discussion on new advances in the field.

  • Air Cav over the skies of northern Afghanistan

    Mar 21, 2012

  • Yongsan MPs step up bicycle registration campaign

    Mar 21, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Yongsan Garrison Military Police are on the lookout for a threat to the Community. But only with your help can they stop the danger posed by unregistered bicycles on post.

  • ANCOP SWAT, Pathfinders Tackle Drug Routes

    Mar 21, 2012

    The rotor blades of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters beat hard through the dust as they drew closer to the ground. The wheels touched and the aircraft came to a stop while Pathfinders assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and Soldiers from 2nd Afghan National Civil Order Patrol Special Weapons And Tactics (ANCOP SWAT) team unloaded the helicopter in close vicinity to a suspicious vehicle in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, March 16. This is the 4th time 25th CAB Pathfinders and Afghan soldiers worked side-by-side on Operation Pranoo Verbena where their teamwork and joint professionalism is proving successful in disrupting Taliban operations.

  • Eighth Army off-loads Strykers in South Korea

    Mar 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army off-loaded Stryker combat vehicles at Pier 8 in Busan, South Korea, March 20, 2012, to support the annual Foal Eagle exercise in South Korea.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Tammy A. Heath

    Mar 21, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Col. Tammy A. Heath

  • Humphreys hosts social media workshop

    Mar 20, 2012

    More than 70 public affairs, marketing, and installation management professionals from across the Korean peninsula gathered at the Camp Humphreys Super Gym, March 16, to take part in the garrison's first social media workshop.

  • Humphreys Resource Managmement wins Army award

    Mar 21, 2012

    The Department of the Army has bestowed the Outstanding Resource Management Organization Award, for below the Army command level, to the United States Army Garrison Humphreys Directorate of Resource Management.

  • FORSCOM general: Afghanistan incident is not who we are

    Mar 20, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- During a routine visit here March 15-16 to meet with the installation's brigade-level commanders, Gen. David Rodriguez, commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command, said the recent Afghan killings allegedly carried out by a JBLM-based staff sergeant in no way reflect the climate here.

  • Customer service leads the future of Installation Management

    Mar 20, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- "For me, customer service is number one. Without customer service, we don't have a job." That sentiment by Fort Bliss Family Child Care Director Jessica Zagelow is one she lives by.

  • Maintenance crews take care of aircraft and each other

    Mar 6, 2012

    Aircraft are not the only things needing to be maintained in a combat aviation brigade. From the most junior to senior members, soldiering and life skills need to be in top shape just like the helicopters.

  • New pathfinders find their way

    Mar 6, 2012

    A pathfinder is someone who finds the way forward, ever cognizant of where they are going, what they are doing, all the while keeping a keen eye on where they have been and who might be following. This is the life of a pathfinder soldier.

  • 101st Airborne Division aviation Soldiers train at Fort Carson

    Mar 21, 2012

    Fort Carson, Colo., hosted Task Force Eagle Assault, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), for High Altitude Mountainous Environment Training.

  • Aviation electronic warfare

    Mar 20, 2012

    At first glance, Army electronic warfare may sound like a bunch of soldiers huddled around computers defeating hackers, but the truth is closer to the front lines and closer to science fiction than you may believe.

  • Second wave of Stryker soldiers returns

    Mar 20, 2012

    Friends and families filled the Alert Holding Area here March 13 waiting to reunite with their soldiers returning from a yearlong deployment in Afghanistan.

  • IMCOM commander visits Hawaiian installations

    Mar 21, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, and IMCOM Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice visited Army installations in Hawaii to meet with Soldiers, families and Department of the Army civilians.

  • Cannon behind the scenes: Crew chiefs with caliber

    Mar 16, 2012

    Picture walking into a hangar - an enormous warehouse used to house the various aircraft stationed at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Now imagine the hustle and bustle of Air Commandos maneuvering around newest MC-130J Commando II performing systems checks. Ultimately, the crew chiefs assigned to the 522nd Special Operations Squadron will approve whether or not their most technically advanced mission asset meets standards set forth by Air Force Special Operations Command.

  • Survival, celebration: Sergeant major retires

    Mar 20, 2012

    Three decades of service and faithful marriage, nine deployments and two tours on recruiting duty only skims the surface of one sergeant major

  • South Pacific Division Commander Promoted to Brigadier General

    Mar 20, 2012

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Acting Army Chief of Engineers Maj. Gen. Merdith "Bo" Temple promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Michael C. Wehr to the rank of Brigadier General Thursday, March 15, 2012 in a ceremony at the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building.

  • A Closer Look - Maj. Gen. David Hogg

    Mar 20, 2012

    Gail McCabe recently visited Africa and spoke with the Commanding General of U.S. Army Africa, Major General David Hogg.

  • Army Now - SSG Brett Althoff competes in tryouts for the Warrior Games

    Mar 20, 2012

    SSG Brett Althoff competes in tryouts for the Warrior Games.

  • Army to complete Enterprise-Email move by March 2013

    Mar 21, 2012

    This week the Army resumed migrations to DOD Enterprise Email. On Dec. 31, 2011, the Army had stopped migrations to address requirements from Congress in the FY12 National Defense Authorization Act.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry's message for the Army's 237 birthday

    Mar 23, 2012

    Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry's birthday message to the Army for the 2012 Army Birthday.

  • Tobyhanna engineer claims high-level award

    Mar 20, 2012

    Mechanical Engineer Ronald Kolment recently won the 2011 Army Team C4ISR Employee of the Quarter Award for the fourth quarter in the senior category.

  • Bowsher in driver's seat for U.S. modern pentathletes on road to London

    Mar 20, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher sits in the proverbial driver's seat for Team USA's modern pentathletes on the road to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Having qualified for the Olympics with a fourth-place performance at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Bowsher is fine-tuning his five-sports-in-one-day skills on the 2012 UIPM Modern Pentathlon World Cup Series while his American peers try to qualify.

  • Army Today - Army's first SMA dies and young NCOs train in war-like conditions

    Mar 20, 2012

    Army's first SMA dies and young NCOs train in war-like conditions.

  • Judge Advocate General training now centralized in Virginia

    Mar 21, 2012

    With the activation of Company J, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, QM School, March 19, 2012, at Fort Lee, the consolidation of all legal training to central Virginia is complete.

  • Soldiers recovering from traumatic brain injury test combat skills

    Mar 21, 2012

    Soldiers recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury had the chance to see if they were ready to get "back to the fight" during simulated combat skills training held March 9, 2012, at the Warrior Skills Training Center at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • CECOM Safety particpates in APG Community Health Fair

    Mar 20, 2012

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Director for Safety participated in the Aberdeen Proving Ground Community Health Fair, March 13 at the APG Recreation Center.

  • New York Army National Guard Troops Train at Mississippi Airport for Possible Overseas Mission

    Mar 20, 2012

    HATTIESBURG, Miss -- Some New York Army National Guard troops have shifted gears from communications to security in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Bahrain. Almost two dozen Soldiers of C Company, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion used the Hattiesburg - Laurel Regional Airport here to learn airport security operations March 12 to 14. The unit is part of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, and brigade Soldiers are at Camp Shelby, Mississippi preparing to go overseas. Airport security is one of several missions C Company may be performing in Bahrain, according to 2nd Lt. Matthew Carpenter, a platoon leader in the company and officer-in-charge of the airport training.

  • Soldier on road to Modern Pentathlon in London

    Jul 26, 2012

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Spc. Dennis Bowsher sits in the proverbial driver's seat for Team USA's modern pentathletes on the road to London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

  • Guard Soldiers lead New York St. Patrick's Day Parade once more

    Mar 21, 2012

    The Soldiers of the New York National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, led the St. Patrick's Day Parade up Fifth Avenue, just as they have every year since 1851.

  • CLS Taught Anywhere Soldiers Are

    Mar 20, 2012

    25th Combat Aviation Brigad Soldiers conduct a Combat Life Saver course on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, to stay current on their first responder skills on March 15.

  • Picatinny Arsenal launches Army Emergency Relief Campaign

    Mar 20, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - Picatinny Arsenal's 2012 Army Emergency Relief (AER) campaign kicked off with the annual Chili Cook-Off, March 1. AER is a private nonprofit organizations incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. The mission has not changed since its inception: to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their families.

  • Married Army scientists bolster biological-threat detection

    Mar 21, 2012

    A married couple, both U.S. Army research biologists, is working together to improve Soldiers' ability to detect, identify and protect against potentially lethal biological threat agents.

  • Engineer writes spiritual wisdom book for daughters, others

    Mar 20, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, NJ -- Many Picatinny Arsenal employees are innovative during their leisure activities, creating everything from designer cakes to colorful oil paintings. Naomi Zirkind has followed suit, recently publishing a book related to her Jewish faith. She is a lead general engineer for the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).

  • USACE, Bauamts -- Sustaining through the challenges

    Mar 23, 2012

    The Europe District and the Landesbetrieb Liegenschafts -- und Baubetreuung Neiderlassung Landau co-hosted an annual partnering workshop with representatives from the German state and federal ministries, and various regional German construction offices Feb. 22-23 in Bad Durkheim, Germany.

  • Army Publishes 2012 Annual Report to Congress on Business Transformation

    Mar 22, 2012

    This 2012 Report on Business Transformation provides an update on progress made in transforming our Institutional Army.

  • CERDEC directorate reorganizes its workforce to better emphasize integrated capabilities solutions

    Mar 26, 2012

    The CERDEC Command and Control Directorate, or C2D, has changed its name to Command, Power and Integration -- CP&I -- and has restructured its branches to better emphasize its core competencies and to ensure that these competencies are not split across divisions. The new organization name directly reflects the mission of the organization, which is to innovate and implement solutions in the specific core competencies of Mission Command Capabilities, Mission Command Computing Platforms, Power and Energy, and C4ISR Platform Prototyping & Integration.

  • ACC-KU holds vendor conference

    Mar 21, 2012

    Army Contracting Command-Kuwait and the 408th Contracting Support Brigade hosted the 2012 Kuwait Vendor Conference at the Kuwait Hilton Resort here, March 11. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the steps needed for civilian businesses to enter into a contract with the U.S. government, said Lt. Col. Robert Brinkmann, ACC-KU commander, and San Antonio native.

  • President proclaims 'National Day of Honor'

    Mar 20, 2012

    On the ninth anniversary of U.S. forces moving into Iraq, President Barack Obama has proclaimed March 19 to be "A National Day of Honor."

  • Kaiserslautern garrison hosts powerlifting competition

    Mar 20, 2012

    Powerlifters pushed their limits during the March 17, sponsored by U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern's Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation program. They competed in squats, bench press and dead lifts. Some lifters were from the Kaiserslautern Military Community. Others, like Tina Robinson, flew from the States to take part.

  • Yongsan helps Soldiers in financial emergency

    Mar 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Army Community Service kicked off the annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign to move one step forward of fulfilling its motto, "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own." The campaign started on March. 19 and will be held until April. 27.

  • Culture Shock of the best kind

    Mar 21, 2012

    The Army is trying to create basic language and cultural expertise in the officer, civilian, and enlisted ranks for active and reserve components with the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency program.

  • Thunder Horse Soldiers hone basic skills, strengthen force

    Mar 26, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--Soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, sharpened their basic level skill tasks during the unit's Thunder Horse Warrior Stakes March 5-9.

  • Advice for prospective owners includes choosing pets with care

    Mar 20, 2012

    Pet over population is a sad reality in the U.S. Military families on the move should think carefully before taking in an animal to avoid contributing to this problem.

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