Archive: Apr 2012

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  • Children find eggs, good times

    Apr 11, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- To put it all in a shell, this year's Eggstravaganza was nothing short of extravagant for Soldiers, family members, and civilians who gathered on Soldier Field here April 7.

  • U.S. Army Pacific breaks ground on command, control facility

    Apr 10, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific held a groundbreaking ceremony April 9, 2012, to inaugurate the new command and control facility operational headquarters at Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Corps of Engineers to remove submerged pipeline from Houston Ship Channel

    Apr 10, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc. for the removal of approximately 550 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel.

  • How small businesses 'brush up' on safety skills

    Apr 16, 2012

    If you can brush your teeth without getting injured, then you can stay safe at a job site. And if you're a small business owner, that's exactly the kind of advice you'll get from Marjorie McDonald, chief of safety at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.

  • Army Now - Engineers work hard to complete construction along route 1 in Afghanistan

    Apr 9, 2012

    Engineers work hard to complete construction along route 1 in Afghanistan and base building.

  • Army Today-The USO in North Carolina hosts a homecoming for Vietnam Veterans

    Apr 9, 2012

    The USO in North Carolina hosts a homecoming celebration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway honoring Vietnam Veterans.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Police team up with State for vehicle inspections

    Apr 9, 2012

    On Nov.23, 2009, a logging truck, operating a trailer with defective equipment, overturned on A.P. Hill Drive, blocking the road. Since that time, Fort A.P. Hill Traffic Accident Investigator Carl F. Ballagh, Officer Anthony B. Clark and other Fort A.P. Hill police officers have been working to keep the roads open and vehicles on post in compliance with the law.

  • WLC instructors clear court yard

    Apr 9, 2012

    CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait --Third Army Warrior Leader Course small group leaders demonstrate the proper procedures for evacuating casualties with the use of smoke during a building clearing and court yards exercise in a simulated village for WLC students here April 5. With the only forward deployed WLC, these Third Army instructors are providing students the skills needed to properly clear buildings. Through demonstrations like these, Third Army is committed to shaping future NCO's.

  • Third Army hosts Easter Sunrise Service

    Apr 9, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Kaffia Jones, commander of the 505th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional), deputy chief of staff for Information Technology for Third Army/ARCENT Communications and Beaufort, S.C., native, delivered a speech at the Easter Sunrise Service observance held here, April 8. Third Army and Area Support Group-Kuwait

  • Third Army hosts Easter Sunrise Service

    Apr 9, 2012

    Members of the Contemporary Praise Team sang the song "Behold the Lamb" during the Easter Sunrise Service observance held here, April 8. Third Army and Area Support Group-Kuwait

  • Third Army hosts Easter Sunrise Service

    Apr 9, 2012

    Members of the gospel choir sang the song "No Greater Love" during the Easter Sunrise Service observance held here, April 8. Third Army and Area Support Group-Kuwait commitment to spiritual resilience remains a priority. Third Army and Area Support Group-Kuwait

  • Third Army hosts Easter Sunrise Service

    Apr 9, 2012

    Members of the audience responded to the music being sung by the choirs during the Easter Sunrise Service observance held here, April 8. Third Army and Area Support Group-Kuwait

  • CECOM analyst recognized for resource management excellence

    Apr 9, 2012

    Richard Albietz from the Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Internal Review Office is the recipient of the Department of the Army FY11 Resource Management Individual Award for Analysis/Evaluation, organizations below Army Command level.

  • Afghan firefighters, U.S. military police come together in Kandahar

    Apr 10, 2012

    The ongoing relationship between one Afghan fire department and the U.S. Army military police company deployed to their city may have been the result of happenstance, but has nevertheless proven successful.

  • Chaplain's Corner: Overcoming the fear of failure

    Apr 9, 2012

    Fear can cripple you, learn to overcome it

  • Warrior Leader Course conducts troop leading procedures

    Apr 9, 2012

    Warrior Leaders Course small group leaders conducted training on Troop Leading Procedures with students here April 4.

  • Carlisle Barracks student named Army Military Child of Year for 2012

    Apr 10, 2012

    Amelia McConnell of Carlisle Barracks, Pa., was named Army Military Child of the Year for 2012, earning her a $5,000 tribute from Operation Homefront.

  • Top Michigan construction firms, Army COE bring Army's 'greenest' lab to life

    Apr 9, 2012

    More than 300 of the nation's top government, industry and academic leaders will tour a unique lab April 11 that is not only the cornerstone of the Army's next-generation of power and energy initiatives but also the Army's most environmentally conscious laboratory.

  • New senior Army civilian joins Executive Service ranks

    Apr 9, 2012

    Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, deputy commanding general/chief of staff, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), hosted the induction into the Senior Executive Service (SES) of Mr. Guy C. Beougher, April 9, 2012, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The SES member serves a critical role between government leadership and the civilian workers who implement leadership directives. Beougher is the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, G4 (Logistics) for FORSCOM. The ceremony was the first of its type since the command's headquarters relocated to Fort Bragg from Fort McPherson, Ga., in 2011.

  • Detroit Arsenal CDC receives grant for garden project

    Apr 9, 2012

    The Child Development Center recently received a grant for nearly $1,400 to create a self-sustaining irrigation system for the center's garden project.

  • Maj. Gen. McDonald relinquishes command to Maj. Gen. Smith

    Apr 9, 2012

    On Friday Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, commander of Fort Knox and Cadet Command, relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits Center of Military History Museum Support Facility

    Apr 9, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits the Center of Military History Museum Support Facility.

  • Vet's remains returned

    Apr 9, 2012

    The remains of a servicemember who disappeared during the Korean War are finally returned to his family for proper burial.

  • Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue

    Apr 9, 2012

    In observance of the Holocaust Days of Remembrance this year, the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Equal Opportunity office is promoting events within the National Capital Region.

  • Strengthening a foundation of trust in Afghanistan

    Apr 9, 2012

    LTG Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of ISAF's Joint Command, says leaders throughout Afghanistan are focused on the level of trust that exist

  • Military children recognized for commitment, contributions

    Apr 9, 2012

    Military leaders honor military children at annual gala.

  • Odierno positive on U.S. military's future in Europe

    Apr 9, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno says the U.S. military's future in Europe is bright, despite potential budget cuts.

  • U.S., Afghan forces sign Special Operations agreement

    Apr 10, 2012

    An agreement signed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, begins a process for Afghan National Security Forces to take the lead on special operations in Afghanistan.

  • Twilight Tattoo on the move

    Apr 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Military District of Washington Twilight Tattoo, long a fixture at Fort McNair, is moving to the Fort Myer portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for the summer.

  • Corps brings new Warrior in Transition Complex to Fort Benning

    Apr 9, 2012

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Wounded and injured Soldiers at Fort Benning, Ga., now have a new $33.2 million Warrior in Transition (WT) Complex to help them rehabilitate or transition back into duty or civilian life. The complex, recently completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, provides quality housing and assistance for Soldiers during the healing process, as part of the Army's Warrior Care and Transition Program.

  • Learn more about the Army MWR Services Survey

    Apr 9, 2012

    The Army MWR Services Survey conducted by the Marketing Research and Analysis Branch of the Family and MWR Programs directorate, U.S. Army Installation Management Command, seeks to identify what morale, welfare and recreation programs customers are interested in, whether they are using available services and if so, how satisfied they are with the programming their garrison has to offer.

  • Air Defense Artillery Soldiers conduct medical training in Kuwait

    Apr 10, 2012

    Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, 5th Air & Missile Defense Regiment Aid Station, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, are conducting Combat Life Saver courses in order for the entire battalion to be qualified in life-saving techniques.

  • USFK Commander commends exemplary education staff

    Apr 9, 2012

    "You know, after parents, it's the educators, teachers, administrators and staff who have the biggest influence on our children," U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. James D. Thurman said, at the sixth annual Department of Defense Dependent Schools Awards and Recognition Ceremony, April 6. "That's a fact, and we can never lose sight of it."

  • Students in Japan 'Jump Rope for Heart' to raise money

    Apr 9, 2012

    Students at Arnn Elementary School raised money for children suffering from heart illnesses and also promoted the benefits of healthy living during a "Jump Rope for Heart" event at their school, April 3 and 5, 2012, at Camp Zama, Japan.

  • Kandahar Air Wing Air Assaults Afghan Soldiers, Police Officers

    Apr 9, 2012

    Kandahar Air Wing aircrews led an air assault where they transported Afghan National Police officers and soldiers from 6th Kandak, 205th Corps, Afghan National Army in Panjwa'i District, Afghanistan, April 1, with mentorship from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • Students 'spring' into learning

    Apr 10, 2012

    A group of 30 Solomon Elementary School students at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, spent their spring break learning new math and reading skills instead of spending time at the beach or hanging with friends.

  • Researcher aims to help Soldiers recover faster from wounds

    Apr 9, 2012

    An injury he suffered during a high altitude-low opening parachute jump 15 years ago ended his own career as a Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance combat medic, but Wayne Matheny never stopped caring about others in uniform.

  • Army undersecretary visits TRADOC

    Apr 9, 2012

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command welcomed the undersecretary of the Army to its new home on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., April 4, 2012.

  • Odierno concludes European tour

    Apr 10, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and his wife, Linda, concluded their tour of the European Theater, April 6, 2012.

  • 412th TEC Soldiers, Family members relive Battle of Shiloh

    Apr 8, 2012

    Roby F. Evans, personnel security specialist, 412th Theater Engineer Command, and wife Trisha don Civil War-era traditional gear for the re-enactment of the Battle of Shiloh, Mar. 31, 2012.

  • MG Quantock tours the DFIP

    Apr 8, 2012

  • Gen Farouq Assumes Command of ANDFP

    Apr 8, 2012

  • Chiefs of Chaplains Visit Sabalu-Harrison and tour DFIP

    Apr 8, 2012

  • Pinwheel Parade kicks off Child Abuse Prevention month

    Apr 7, 2012

  • Tripler recognizes 5th annual National Healthcare Decisions Day, 4/16

    Apr 6, 2012

    HONOLULU --Tripler Army Medical Center will join other healthcare facilities around the country this Monday, April 16, to recognize the fifth Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day.

  • April: Chance to educate, reach out to community on autism

    Apr 6, 2012

    HONOLULU -- April is Autism Awareness month, a time for the public to gain knowledge about autism and the autism community.

  • JTF-HD help deliver vaccines to the Pacific

    Apr 23, 2012

    Thousands of dollars worth of excess vaccines are distributed each year to needy children and others in the Joint Task Force Homeland Defense Joint Operations Area

  • Smith takes Cadet Command's helm

    Apr 9, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jefforey Smith became Cadet Command's 10th senior leader in a ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky., April 6, 2012.

  • Fort Sam Houston welcomes Liberty Barracks, presents Purple Heart during ceremony

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Sam Houston officially welcomed the opening of its newest Wounded Warrior barracks during a ribbon cutting ceremony here April 2.

  • Pershing Elementary 2nd-graders 'egg-static' over visit to Quadrangle

    Apr 6, 2012

    Second-graders from John J. Pershing Elementary School took a field trip April 5 to U.S. Army North's historic Quadrangle at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. During the field trip, students went on an egg hunt, competed for prizes, ate lunch in the grounds and then went on a tour to feed the ducks, geese, chickens and deer that roam the grounds.

  • Hurricane rehearsal gets senior leader review

    Apr 9, 2012

    Army North/Joint Force Land Component Command conducted an nteragency Hurricane rehearsal at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, April 3-5, 2012, to unite and evolve various organizations' plans and practices to prepare for the upcoming 2012 hurricane season.

  • Army chief of staff concludes tour of European theater

    Apr 6, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, and his wife, Linda, concluded their tour of the European theater here, April 6.

  • 6/1/205th Bobcats infantry disrupts Taliban activity with surge of operations in Panjwa

    Apr 2, 2012

    Afghan National Army soldiers supported by Coalition troops conducted a series of disruption missions throughout the district of Panjwa

  • German badge competition returns for spring cycle

    Apr 6, 2012

    The time has come again for Soldiers to shine by showing their dexterity by participating in the training and testing for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge April 16 to May 18.

  • GEMS program -- science for fun of it

    Apr 9, 2012

    The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory once again offered the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program at Fort Rucker, Ala.

  • OANRP, IPC to host 'Planet Earth' movie night

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, or OANRP, and Island Palm Communities, or IPC, have teamed up to present one-of-a-kind movie nights taking place throughout Earth Month.

  • Rain doesn't dampen fun for military Families

    Apr 6, 2012

    Scattered showers may have kept a few Families at home, but more than 1,300 people still showed up for Fort Rucker's annual Children's Festival March 31.

  • USAG-HI garrison kicks off Earth Day

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Celebrate Earth Day with exhibits, activities and live entertainment, plus enjoy the annual Funfest with games, rides and inflatables from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., April 7, at Weyand Field, here.

  • Local courses help keep bikers safe

    Apr 6, 2012

    With Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month just around the corner, Fort Rucker safety officials want to make sure that Soldiers take the proper precautions and safety measures before breaking out their bikes for the spring.

  • Instructor of the Quarter

    Apr 6, 2012

    Command Sgt. Maj. James H. Thomson, Aviation Branch Command Sergeant Major (Left), and Col. Jessie O. Farrington, USAACE deputy commander (far right), stand with the second quarter 2012 instructors of the quarter: CW3 Craig J. Johnson, warrant officer academic instructor of the quarter; CW3 Ryan J. Rothmeyer, officer instructor pilot of the quarter; Staff Sgt. Cory L. Wolston, noncommissioned officer academic instructor of the quarter; Phillip J. Schmiesing, civilian instructor pilot of the quarter; and Chris E. Elkins, civilian academic instructor of the quarter, at the awards ceremony at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum March 30.

  • Sexual assaults and child abuse have no place in the our community

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Sexual assaults and child abuse are deplorable crimes that bring shame to the military community.

  • Protecting natural resources essential to training, recreation

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Rucker's natural resources are vast, from its ecosystems to its forests, and the installation is doing what it can to make sure that these resources are available for future generations to use and enjoy.

  • Fort Rucker honors Women of Year with ceremony

    Apr 6, 2012

    More than 30 women were nominated, but only six were given the title Women of the Year at an awards ceremony March 29 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Evening concert series returns to post

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Rucker's 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band will try to overcome Mother Nature's unruly spring behavior with a belated start to the Music Under the Alabama Stars concert series for the home crowd April 20.

  • Buddhist New Year celebrated at Lewis-McChord

    Apr 9, 2012

    The next time you're faced with a delay, consider practicing mindfulness rather than losing yourself in impatience.

  • Secretary of the Army announces program to aid civilian employees

    Apr 10, 2012

    New directive encourages greater Army civilian professional development

  • Families receive Hawaii Medal of Honor at joint legislative session

    Apr 6, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The Hawaii State Senate and Hawaii State House of Representatives convened in a special joint session to recognize military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

  • Hawaii Army Tax centers address common tax issues for service members

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- This year's tax filing deadline is less than two weeks away; it's April 17.

  • Army-Hawaii community pride campaign begins

    Apr 6, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers, family members and civilian employees on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield participated in a community spring cleanup, March 27-29.

  • Quality assurance solicitation process improves thanks to green belt project

    Apr 6, 2012

    Implementing quality requirements are important when constructing a contract but doing it right the first time is even more important. As a result, headquarters Joint Munitions Command recently completed a Green Belt Lean Six Sigma project designed to reduce omissions/changes in the quality assurance solicitation process. A four-person team consisting of personnel from JMC-Quality Assurance Operations/Quality Assurance Production and Army Contracting Command-Rock Island carried out the project.

  • Marine Corps Liaison promoted to lieutenant colonel in joint ceremony

    Apr 6, 2012

    Marine Corps Maj. Michael G. Marchand may now peel away one rank as he dons another. With the support of his wife and three sons, with his oldest son and wife placing on his new rank, Major Michael G. Marchand is now Lt. Col. Marchand. The deed became official April 3, following a standing room promotion ceremony full of Joint Munitions Command senior leadership, directors, fellow Marines and well wishers, conducted by Brig. Gen. (promotable) Gustave F. Perna, commander of JMC.

  • Medal of Honor recipient Col. (Ret.) Bruce Crandall visits CAB

    Apr 6, 2012

    Colonel (Ret.) Bruce Crandall, a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, spent two days on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, visiting Soldiers and aviators of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade from March 29 to 30.

  • With combat experience, NCOs offer insight to engineers

    Apr 6, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command toured historic coastal defenses at the Verrazano Narrows March 22 as part of noncommissioned officer (NCO) professional development at Picatinny Arsenal from March 18-23.

  • Learning self-defense at Natick

    Apr 6, 2012

    Workers at Natick Soldier Systems Center are now able to take self-defense classes during their lunch break every Thursday, thanks to Casey Burns. Burns, a Natick employee who earned his black belt in Hap Ki Do, teaches the six-week course.

  • Army Earth Day 2012: Sustaining environment for secure future

    Apr 13, 2012

    The U.S. Army will celebrates Earth Day, April 22, 2012, at approximately 200 installations, major commands and organizations in the United States and around the world.

  • USACE Afghanistan Engineer District-South turns over teacher training facility to Herat University

    Apr 5, 2012

    A host of senior Afghan and U.S. dignitaries met at Herat University March 26 to formally open a teacher training facility, built with U.S. Agency for International Development funding by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South.

  • Corps of Engineers turns over UNP district headquarters in Gozara, Herat

    Apr 5, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South turned over a district headquarters to the Afghan Uniformed Police in Gozara, on the outskirts of Herat City, 26 March.

  • Soldiers and NCOs brawl for European title in Grafenwoehr

    Apr 6, 2012

    Elite Soldiers and NCOs from IMCOM-Europe gathered here, April 2-5, to out-shoot, out-march and out-smart their peers and determine who will represent IMCOM-E as the 2012 Soldier of the Year and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • Getting lost in Venice

    Apr 6, 2012

    An enchanting gem of a city, Venice is suitable for the traveler looking forward to a long weekend getaway or one who enjoys delving into history for weeks on end. Families, couples and single travelers alike can find themselves swept up in the city and lost in the feeling of timelessness found in the village campos, the grand piazzas and inside of the many churches in the city center. Visitors are invited to explore canals, stroll over bridges and through walkways, and stir the mind with ideas of wonder over the grand sights and sounds of this enchanting city.

  • Ground broken for Herat fire stations

    Apr 6, 2012

    Provincial Governor Dr. Daud Saba and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South Herat Area Office officer-in-charge Lt. Col. Gordon "Mark" Bartley marked the official start of a project to build two fire stations in Herat City, April 1, during a ground-breaking ceremony.

  • ACS' clothesline sheds light on a dark issue: child abuse

    Apr 6, 2012

    As both Child Abuse Awareness Month and Month of the Military Child, April ensures that the focus stays on children. To help USAG Grafenwoehr remember, the Family Advocacy Program is shedding light on the staggering number of local child abuse cases. In an endeavor to show the rate of child abuse in the community, FAP has placed clotheslines around Grafenwoehr and Rose Barracks strung with different colored T-shirts, marking the number of child abuse cases in the garrison in 2011.

  • Soldier aims to inspire, survive, thrive despite living with illness

    Apr 6, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 6, 2012) -- The plan is set. Sgt. 1st Class Patrick J. Kelly of Mike Company, 244th Quartermaster Battalion, 23rd QM Brigade, will lace up his boots, throw a 50-pound rucksack over his shoulders and march around the installation until he has covered 25 miles.

  • Soldiers bring 'Army Strong' to stage

    Apr 11, 2012

    Active-duty Soldiers bring the emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and family pillars of military life to the stage in "Army Strong," the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show.

  • Fort Meade gives thanks to Anne Arundel Police

    Apr 6, 2012

    Garrison Commander Col. Edward C. Rothstein and officials from DES held an awards ceremony for the Anne Arundel County Police Department on March 27 at the Western District Headquarter to thank the department for its partnership in preparation for the start of Pfc. Bradley Manning's Article 32 hearing last December.

  • Fort Meade events aim to raise sexual assault awareness

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Meade is working to raise awareness of sexual assault in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • AER funds helps Soldiers

    Apr 6, 2012

    One month into the annual Army Emergency Relief Campaign, Fort Meade has already raised more than $18,200.

  • EFMP workshop focuses on children with autism

    Apr 6, 2012

    A small group of military parents gathered March 26 at Meade Heights Elementary School for a workshop about services for children with autism and other disabilities.

  • Army Chief of Chaplains speaks at Fort Meade prayer luncheon

    Apr 6, 2012

    Army Chief of Chaplains (Maj. Gen.) Donald L. Rutherford spoke at at Fort Meade's National Prayer Luncheon held March 28 at Club Meade.

  • Fort Meade Youth Services excels in Army inspection

    Apr 6, 2012

    Fort Meade's Child, Youth and School Services programs received complimentary reviews after a mandatory annual surprise inspection conducted March 12 to 16 by the Army Child, Youth and School Services Evaluation.

  • Firefighters, 32nd CST train with HAZMAT drill

    Apr 6, 2012

    The Fort Meade fire department conducted a HAZMAT drill March 28 here to practice the process of investigating a suspicious package.

  • NEX pharmacy begins taking hand-written prescriptions

    Apr 5, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center is excited to announce a new service at the satellite pharmacy located at the Navy Exchange Pearl Harbor.

  • Tripler opens doors to military's, Oahu's first single room NICU

    Apr 5, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The completion of the first of a two-phased renovation project for the first in the military and first on-island single room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Tripler Army Medical Center was celebrated with a blessing and lei ceremony, here, April 3.

  • Hurricane rehearsal gets into the nitty-gritty

    Apr 5, 2012

    On the second day of U.S. Army North's interagency hurricane response drill, emergency response leaders went step-by-step through response scenarios in a war-gaming process meant to weed-out ineffective and inefficient processes.

  • USACE helps solve power outages in southern Afghanistan

    Apr 6, 2012

    Helmand and Kandahar province residents, businesses and industry now have more consistent and reliable power thanks to the team of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' electric experts and their Afghan counterparts from Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat.

  • Lakota fleet more than 200 strong approaching 100K flight hours

    Apr 6, 2012

    The Army's newest aircraft, the UH-72A Lakota, is approaching 100,000 flight hours, and maintains one of the highest mission-capable rates among Army aircraft.

  • Special Forces Regimental Day marks 50 years of history with the green beret

    Apr 5, 2012

    The past and present of the green beret were celebrated during a Special Forces Regimental Day ceremony April 5 on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Army acquiring 'brown-out' assistance for helos

    Apr 6, 2012

    The U.S. Army is in the early stages of responding to an Operational Needs Statement asking for high-tech assistance for pilots to better navigate "brown-out" conditions where terrain becomes obscured.

  • Det. 21, DCP 2 return from Afghanistan

    Apr 8, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Kevin D. Rogers, Detachment 21, Deployable Command Post 2, 412th Theater Engineer Command, accepts his Welcome Home Warrior Citizen award from Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Flubacher, TEC's senior enlisted leader, during the detachment's Welcome Home Warrior-Citizen ceremony, Camp Shelby, Miss., Apr. 3, 2012.

  • Fort Riley aviation Soldiers team with Airmen for deployment exercise

    Apr 5, 2012

    Soldiers from the 601st Aviation Support Battalion, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division conducted an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise at Marshall Army Airfield March 30.

  • TRADOC builds partner capacity with Land Force Doctrine and Training Systems

    Apr 5, 2012

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