Archive: Apr 2012

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  • Post receives top honor for recycling

    Apr 26, 2012

    Fort Jackson was one of four recipients recognized April 19, for its participation in the South Carolina Smart Business Recycling program sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

  • IT branch improves the customer's experience

    Apr 26, 2012

    Upgrades in equipment and infrastructure lead to a decrease in helpdesk tickets

  • Protect yourself from West Nile virus

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend mosquito repellents for protection from mosquito bites. DEET, Picaridin, and oil of lemon eucalyptus help reduce bites from mosquitoes that are annoying and may carry the West Nile virus.

  • ISAF Ops Officer Tours DFIP

    Apr 26, 2012

    The International Security Assistance Force Operations Officer toured the Detention Facility in Parwan, April 21, 2012.

  • TAP workshop prepares Soldiers for life after Army

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Army Career and Alumni Program helps Soldiers transition from their military career to a civilian career. The mandatory three-day Transition Assistance Program workshop helps Soldiers choose a career path and how to be successful. Command Sgt. Maj. Chris Hardy, who will retire this summer after 26 years was one of more than 200 participants who completed the TAP workshop last week.

  • Best Ranger Competition - A young ranger competes with the best

    Apr 27, 2012

    Little did he know, six months after Spc. Sheldon Benjamin completed U.S. Army Ranger School, he would be the youngest to compete in the 2012 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, April 13-15, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Warrior Games emphasize fitness, teamwork

    Apr 27, 2012

    On a clear, Colorado day, the best athletes of the Army wounded warrior community gathered for the first of many Track and Field practices for the 2012 Warrior Games.

  • Sustainers hit Afghanistan running

    Apr 26, 2012

  • Reserve command finds its best warriors

    Apr 26, 2012

    More than 24 hours of physical and mental tasks confronted Soldiers of the 352nd Civil Affairs Command as the Reserve unit searched for its best warriors April 2 to 3 on Fort Meade.

  • Afghan Ministry of Justice Tours ACTA

    Apr 26, 2012

    Members of the Afghan Ministry of Justice toured the Justice Center in Parwan April 22, 2012, to gain a better understanding of the judicial process and to tour the Afghan Criminal Techniques Academy.

  • Education luncheon calls community to action

    May 3, 2012

    The end of the school year is a time to look back at what all students have learned and accomplished during the year. This is no different for Team Redstone and its partnership with the Tennessee Valley education systems.

  • New Jersey Army lab employees rally to expand support to state's junior scientists

    Apr 26, 2012

    In the months preceding their annual events, planners for the 2012 Rutgers University and Monmouth University junior science symposiums had every reason to be concerned. In 2011, nine Picatinny scientists and engineers had provided critical support to the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium by taking the time to review 65 papers submitted by budding scientists from high schools in southern New Jersey. In 2012, the Armaments Research Development and Engineering Center agreed to support the Northern New Jersey Science and Humanities Symposium at Rutgers in 2012. Now the lab would need to review 188 scientific papers.

  • Longtime logistician served as Soldier and civilian

    Apr 26, 2012

    Serving his country and its Soldiers is a passion for Thomas Young, one that will continue long after he retires from civil service this month.

  • Fire prevention on depot is everyone's responsibility

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Anniston Army Depot Directorate of Emergency Service's Fire Prevention Office would like to remind the work force, supervisors and evacuation coordinators of some smoking requirements here at our installation. In the past, fires have been caused by improper disposal of cigarette butts and butt receptacles not being emptied regularly. Cigarette butts must be disposed of properly to reduce the risk of fires. With the dry weather and low humidity we are experiencing, the threat of fires is even higher. We must do all we can, as a workforce, to reduce that risk.

  • Jordanian visitors choose recovery vehicles for overhaul

    Apr 26, 2012

    Representatives from the Royal Jordanian Armed Forces visited Anniston Army Depot April 9-20 to select 22 M88 Recovery Vehicles their country plans to purchase from the U.S. Army.

  • Side-by-side with Soldiers: Michigan Guardsmen train at ANAD

    Apr 26, 2012

    If you traveled 900 miles north on I-75 from Atlanta, you would arrive at the town of Grayling, Mich. Nearby is Camp Grayling, the largest National Guard training site in the U.S. and home of the 1071st Maintenance Company, which visited Anniston Army Depot this month. The Soldiers of the 1071st worked side-by-side with depot employees, learning skills they will need during future missions, either at home or abroad.

  • 'Raider Focus': 1HBCT strengthens skills

    Apr 26, 2012

    During today's war, knowing how to make alliances with local populations can make the difference between coming home to American flags waving in the breeze or draped over coffins. Although, as humans, we begin and end relationships on a daily basis, building and maintaining a connection with members of a war-torn nation can be much more difficult than usual.

  • CAAA Helping Base to Become a Tree City USA

    Apr 26, 2012

    A Crane Army Ammunition Activity representative helped plant a new tree on Naval Support Activity Crane as part of a joint effort by all the commands to make the base a Tree City USA Installation.

  • Hohenfels Community lines up to give the gift of life

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Hohenfels Military Community rallied behind the Health Clinic's recent blood drive to set the record for the largest blood drive the Armed Services Blood Bank Center-Europe has seen in Germany in five years.

  • Third Army celebrates U.S. Army Reserve 104th Birthday

    Apr 30, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - Third Army hosts 5K run/walk to celebrate the U.S. Army Reserve 104th birthday here April 23. The Army Reserve began April 23, 1908, when congress created the Medical Reserve Corp. Now, it is comprised of many specialties to include logistics, transportation, health care, engineering, information technology, communication networking and law enforcement, ready to react in times of national emergencies.

  • Children learn about work done at Natick for Soldiers

    Apr 26, 2012

    Potential scientists, mathematicians and engineers of the future roamed the Natick Soldier Systems Center campus, April 20, 2012, during the 15th annual Bring Your Daughters & Sons to Work Day.

  • Two Soldiers receive Bob Wylie award

    May 13, 2012

    Two Soldiers were presented the Bob Wylie award in recognition for their exemplary efforts as Apache helicopter maintainers during the Apache Users' Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on April 25.

  • Leaders seek divine guidance during prayer breakfast

    Apr 26, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- In the midst of a year full of changes, Yongsan held a National Prayer Breakfast at the South Post Chapel, summoning Military Community members to join together in prayer for the country, its leaders, and its citizens, April 19.

  • Camp Zama commemorates anniversary of Japan earthquake, tsunami with road-renaming ceremony

    Apr 30, 2012

    Three streets on an Army installation in Japan now bear new names that commemorate the worst natural disaster in the country's history, but also pay tribute to the joint relief and rebuilding efforts that followed.

  • Gimlets gain counter-IED knowledge on Korean Peninsula

    Apr 26, 2012

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, "Gimlets," 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division received counter improvised explosive device training during their recent deployment to the Republic of Korea, April 1-30, 2012.

  • Former World War II Era Iowa AAP employee returns 'Home'

    Apr 25, 2012

    To the Conway family, 91-year-old matriarch Kathryn Mae Jamieson Conway received one heck of a birthday present. Conway visited the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant on April 23 -- 70 years from when she first started working at the plant. From 1942 to 1945, Conway worked as a ammunition shell driller and a timekeeper.

  • AMCOM team pursues metrics for supply management

    Apr 25, 2012

  • Madison County History Walk on Blue Grass Army Depot

    Apr 25, 2012

    Twenty-five walkers braved the chilly April weather last Sunday afternoon, April 22, to learn about local Civil War history at the Madison County History Walk on Blue Grass Army Depot.

  • Times are a changing through AMCOM transformation

    Apr 25, 2012

    Teams present ideas to generate savings.

  • Training Goes Beyond the Basics

    Apr 26, 2012

    Capitol Recruiting Co. Station Commanders and Noncommissioned Officers from Capitol Company's seven stations teamed up with 10 Army Reserve Drill Sergeants to make this Future Soldier Training Program (FSTP) event much more than just a basic training readiness event. The Future Soldiers were put into teams by ship date instead of by recruiting station.

  • Blue Grass Army Depot celebrates Earth Day

    Apr 26, 2012

    Blue Grass Army Depot celebrated Earth Day on Thursday, April 19, by cleaning the depot's Muddy Creek, passing out native Kentucky grass seed to employees, and cementing six benches along the Lake Buck Historical Walking Trail.

  • Army Reserve Soldier competes in World Cavalry Championships

    Apr 26, 2012

    An Army Reserve Soldier won first place for the show jumping portion of the 2012 World Cavalry Championships held 200 miles west of Warsaw, Poland, April 18-22, 2012.

  • Army Today - Army Reserve opening its first fully functional solar powered training facility

    Apr 26, 2012

    Army Reserve opening its first fully functional solar powered training facility in Illinois.

  • Army Now - A psychologist uses a therapy dog to break the ice

    Apr 26, 2012

    A psychologist with 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division uses a therapy dog to break the ice when talking to soldiers.

  • Foreign military sales make partnerships strong, keep production lines hot

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Saudi government has purchased $17 billion in military hardware from the United States through U.S. government intermediaries, like the Army's Security Assistance Management Directorate.

  • Army Now - The Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Professional Forum and Exposition

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Army Aviation Association of America's Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn. showcased the latest ideas and technologies in the field.

  • Cluster finds new energy sources

    Apr 25, 2012

    Small businesses use SBA loans to develop power for the future

  • Partnering equals teamwork

    Apr 25, 2012

    Anytime the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commits to delivering a construction project, it relies on a bevy of partners. At the forefront of that group is the construction contractor.

  • Soldier loses 114 Pounds to join ranks

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- His face was a shade redder, his brow seemed moist and he looked a bit uneasy.

  • CTSF cyclists, non-cyclists participate in annual Ride 2 Recovery

    Apr 26, 2012

    It wasn't only Fort Hood's Central Technical Support Facility cycling community that participated in the annual Ride 2 Recovery, R2R, April 16-21.

  • Army Logistics University students get unique look at Civil War battle

    Apr 25, 2012

    HOPEWELL, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- All officers experience staff rides throughout their Army careers, but very few take a look at the operational strategic level like students from the Theater Logistics Studies Program from the Army Logistics University here.

  • USACE takes corrective action to get project back on track

    Apr 25, 2012

    "It's always a difficult decision to terminate a contract because the contractor is failing to meet quality and timeliness standards," said Richard Elder, contract specialist. "We do all we can to help him meet the contract requirements -- to pull him over the finish line. We employ all the available contracting tools when a contractor isn't responding."

  • Army launches new resource for Army civilian training, leader development

    May 4, 2012

    The Army launched a one-stop website consolidating information about Civilian training, competitive professional development and leader development opportunities.

  • N.H. community honors 10th Mountain Division's oldest living veteran

    Apr 26, 2012

    The oldest living veteran of the 10th Mountain Division was recognized by the Newport American Legion during a ceremony Sunday at the Newport Opera House in New Hampshire.

  • Volunteers recognized for service

    Apr 26, 2012

    Joint Base Myer--Henderson Hall celebrated National Volunteer Week by hosting the annual Installation Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Spates Community Club April 17.

  • Sustainers take training to new heights

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT A.P. HILL, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- New York Army National Guard assault helicopter battalion aerial gunnery exercise at Fort A.P. Hill April 17 presented a unique training opportunity for participants of the 16th Ordnance Battalion Sustainment Warrior Field Training Exercise rotation 12-19.

  • Fort Drum community honors post volunteers

    Apr 26, 2012

    Soldiers, Family Members and volunteers from across post received recognition for their time and efforts during Fort Drum's Annual Volunteer and Man / Woman of the Mountain appreciation ceremony April 19 at the Commons.

  • Holocaust survivor thanks Fort Drum Soldiers, U.S. Army

    Apr 26, 2012

    Holocaust survivor Steven Hess, who attributes his family's survival to the bravery of American and Allied troops during World War II, received two standing ovations on post last week following Fort Drum's annual observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • 7th Engineer Battalion assists Boeing, Air Force in moving damaged C-17 in Afghanistan

    Apr 26, 2012

    Soldiers assigned to 7th Engineer Battalion assisted Boeing and U.S. Air Force personnel with moving a damaged airplane April 16 at Forward Operating Base Shank. Moving the aircraft involved many different organizations working together. The project took several steps that involved engineers, logisticians and civilians from Boeing.

  • U.S. troops a force against genocide

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 25, 2012) -- American military personnel are in a unique position to stop genocide, a retired Army chaplain told more than 100 service members and civilians gathered at Liberty Chapel April 18 for Fort Lee's Holocaust Day of Remembrance Observance.

  • Division Soldiers complete Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 26, 2012

    Donning the Ranger Tab on the left sleeve of the Army Service Uniform is an honor both officers and enlisted personnel earn by surviving the arduous tasks required during the U.S. Army Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Muleskinners host Boston Marathon shadow run

    Apr 26, 2012

    The 10th Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Muleskinner held a Boston Athletic Club-sanctioned Boston Marathon "shadow" run April 14 on Bagram Airfield.

  • Units tap JCATS to measure training goals

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Clarke Simulation Center on Harmony Church has a place where all units can practice mission command. A multipurpose tool called Joint Combat and Tactical Simulation can be tailored around an "infinite number of scenarios" to prepare leaders in planning, creating staff positions, battle tracking and proper communication procedures before and after live training events, said George Ford, the facility's constructive simulations chief. Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below, or FBCB2, and Command Post of the Future capabilities are fully integrated into JCATS exercises.

  • U.S. Army Pacific Soldiers participate in disaster relief training in Manila

    Apr 25, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Pacific, Contingency Command Post (CCP), I Corps Forward, U.S. Army Japan and Joint Task Force Homeland Defense (JTF-HD) have joined forces to take part in a command post exercise focusing on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief during exercise Balikatan 2012.

  • Young patriots: Fort Drum teens pull double duty at home, in community

    Apr 26, 2012

    Although there is about a 4-inch difference in their height, on a first glance, people often confuse brothers Brent and Bryan Wright, who were born only three minutes apart.

  • Spotlight on...Alice Williams

    Apr 25, 2012

    Alabama A&M recognizes ACC employee

  • USACE supports humanitarian efforts in Lebanon

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Middle East District recently oversaw construction of a school expansion and the completion of two school renovations in Lebanon. The humanitarian assistance projects were funded by the Department of Defense in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy's Office of Defense Cooperation for a total of $1.19 million.

  • 11th ACR conducts Basic Sniper Observer Course

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- "Ready… ready… fire" is shouted out over a desert firing range as Sgt. Gil Landtiser, a Trooper with Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, fires a shot. Landtiser then confirms his shot and then moves on to the next target.

  • Program helps civilians teach Soldiers, Families to build resiliency through art

    Apr 25, 2012

  • Spurs for Spouses

    Apr 25, 2012

    Being the spouse of a uniformed servicemember often means relying upon secondhand information

  • Hawker Battery mission turns out lights in Kuwait

    Apr 27, 2012

    A two-man team working in a tent here has saved the Army more than $7 million over the past 18 months by charging batteries for re-use.

  • Reception Station Barracks certified LEED silver

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Green Building Certification Institute has certified the Reception Station Barracks on Sand Hill as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver. The two buildings opened last summer as part of a 300,000-square-foot complex for the 30th Adjutant General Battalion (Reception). It includes a new headquarters, dining facility and Soldier community center.

  • OBT Director talks Business Transformation with Army Leaders

    Apr 25, 2012

    LTG Bill Grisoli, Director of the Army's Office of Business Transformation shared his thoughts with Class 62 of the Army Senior Leader Development Course -- Intermediate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Civilian workforce town hall set for Monday

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Garrison leaders will touch base with Fort Benning's civilian workforce next week to discuss command philosophy, Army values and manpower. Two town hall meetings are set for Monday at Marshall Auditorium in McGinnis-Wickam Hall, the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters on Main Post. The forums begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Workers on post may attend either session.

  • Army tests new medical air beam shelter

    Apr 26, 2012

    The 14th Combat Support Hospital and U.S. Army Medical Department board are wrapping up an assessment of a new air beam shelter that could lead to faster care of wounded troops on the battlefield.

  • 305th MISO Company wins historic charity plane pull

    Apr 25, 2012

    A team of Soldiers from the 305th Psychological Operations Company put their training to use in support of the Hampton Roads Plane Pull, a local charity event, April 21, 2012. The main event consisted of a competitive plane pull.

  • Traditional foreign military sales role returning to USACE Middle East District

    Apr 30, 2012

    Foreign Military Sales was traditionally the larger portion of the Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District workload before the tragic events of 9/11 changed the world and brought a military construction focus to the district's work in the Middle East and Central Asia regions.

  • Defenders pay respect to fallen comrade

    Apr 25, 2012

    With less than a month spent in Afghanistan, the Soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division's headquarters battalion have already said goodbye to one of their own.

  • "Training Brain" provides intelligence solution for short notice training exercise

    Apr 25, 2012

    Planning and coordinating the final validation training event for Army National Guard and Reserve units preparing to deploy overseas normally requires from four to eight months. But what do you do when your timeline allows only 75 days to create, plan and synchronize all the scenario-driven events required to conduct a brigade staff-level training exercise? Planners and trainers from First Army's 205th Infantry Brigade, located at Camp Atterbury, Ind., faced such a challenge when tasked to create a culminating training event (CTE) to test the headquarters staff of the Indiana Army National Guard's 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team on an unfamiliar mission prior to their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • SMA Chandler, San Antonio community rate 2012 Soldier Show a success

    Apr 27, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and Mrs. Chandler attended the 2012 U.S. Army Soldier Show "Army Strong" on its opening this weekend at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • Army Reserve celebrates 104th year of service

    Apr 25, 2012

    Service members and civilians celebrated the U.S. Army Reserve's 104th birthday at the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation clamshell on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 23, 2012.

  • Foreign military sales program expert concludes 46-year engineering career

    Apr 30, 2012

    The foreign military sales program has been the mainstay of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's Middle East District workload for decades, thanks in part to dedicated engineers like Ceasar Santucci, a constant force within the district's Foreign Military Sales program since 1977.

  • Women's Health Month

    Apr 25, 2012

  • Army Corps New Orleans District projects take top honors at ceremony

    Apr 25, 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012.

  • Fort Leonard Wood to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday

    Apr 25, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration's fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday.

  • The U.S. Army in a time of transition - Building a flexible force

    Jun 6, 2012

    Gen. Ray Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, wrote this commentary for the May/June edition of Foreign Affairs, which is published by the Council of Foreign Relations.

  • Leaving the battlefield: Soldier shares story of PTSD

    Apr 25, 2012

    My name is Huerta. I am an American Soldier and I have PTSD. I refused to admit it to myself even when the Army doctors told me I had it in 2004. I refused to talk to anyone about it even when Army health professionals told me I needed to in 2005. I was afraid how Army leadership would react if I had that on my record. I was a Soldier, I was tough, I just needed to rub the patch and drive on.

  • 38 teams compete for title of 2012 Best Sapper at Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 25, 2012

    One competitor described the competition as smashing the 28-day Sapper Leader Course into 53 hours of grueling tasks spread across Fort Leonard Wood. Now two engineers have proven they are the 2012 Best Sappers -- Capt. Mike Kendall and Staff Sgt. Frank Batts, from the 82 Airborne Division, in Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Fort Leonard Wood honors 13 as 'Instructor of the Year'

    Apr 25, 2012

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood honored 13 instructors who competed against their peers and earned the "Instructor of the Year" award for 2011 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium Monday.

  • CASAs tour Fort Huachuca, learn about mission, capabilities

    Apr 25, 2012

    FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. -- Sixty-two Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army toured the installation on Monday and Tuesday to learn more about the missions and capabilities of Fort Huachuca. CASAs are Army ambassadors who work with Army commanders and the Secretary of the Army on issues affecting their region without salary, wages or related benefits. Each state and territory has at least one representative.

  • Mental Health Month Public Service Announcement

    Apr 25, 2012

  • Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army visit Fort Huachuca, Ariz., during annual conference

    Apr 25, 2012

    Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army from numerous states attend the 2012 annual CASA conference located in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Army S&T officials discuss collaboration to support Soldiers

    Apr 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- About 50 senior U.S. Army science and technology officials discussed new methods to bring capabilities to Soldiers faster April 24. During the Science, Technology, and Engineering Executive Forum, uniformed and civilian leaders from across the Army focused on implementing faster and less expensive methods to transition research and development. Dale A. Ormond, director of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, said his goal is to improve the ability to field technology by better understanding the Army's program executive offices' needs.

  • ENFORCE 2012 concludes at Fort Leonard Wood

    Apr 25, 2012

    Thousands of Engineers were on Fort Leonard Wood last week for ENFORCE 2012 "Engineering for the Wars We Fight." ENFORCE wrapped up April 21 after five days of events.

  • Taking the Ceremony to the Soldier

    Apr 28, 2012

    Just because a soldier is in the hospital doesn't mean he misses out on a ceremony. Soldiers of the 8th Human Resources Sustainment Center visit one of their own.

  • Secretary of the Army Resor tri-signed letter

    Apr 25, 2012

    Secretary of the Army Resor tri-signed letter

  • "Training Brain" provides intelligence solution for short notice training exercise

    Apr 27, 2012

    FORT POLK, La.--Planning and coordinating the final validation training event for Army National Guard and Reserve units preparing to deploy overseas normally requires from four to eight months. But what do you do when your timeline allows only 75 days to create, plan and synchronize all the scenario-driven events required to conduct a brigade staff-level training exercise?

  • German infantry commander visits Schweinfurt

    Apr 26, 2012

    The commander of the German infantry and Germany's only infantry school met with U.S. Army officials April 12 to observe the landscape and attributes of the local training area here.

  • Coyote Shield exercise blends military, civilian capabilities

    Apr 25, 2012

    The 834th Transportation Battalion at Military Ocean Terminal Concord, Calif., joined forces with 12 local and federal emergency agencies April 16-19 to tackle a series of antiterrorism, force protection and emergency response scenarios presented during the 2012 Coyote Shield exercise conducted by the U.S. Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.

  • Museum wants public to decide new exhibit

    Apr 25, 2012

    Museum wants public to decide new exhibit U.S. Army Women's Museum hosting Facebook challenge to determine winner

  • Army Reserve Soldier takes on the best during World Cavalry Championships

    Apr 25, 2012

    POZNAN, Poland -- For one week, an Army Reserve Soldier competed against some of the best military equestrians around the world during the 2012 World Cavalry Championships held 200 miles west of Warsaw April 18-22.

  • New breathalyzer law will affect anyone who drives in France

    Apr 25, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Drivers who enter France -- whether visiting, on business, or just passing through -- will be required to carry a breathalyzer unit in their vehicles, beginning July 1.

  • In search of Vikings, mermaids and Danish beer in Copenhagen

    Apr 25, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - A trip to Copenhagen demands sturdy shoe leather. After only a few days, visitors will quickly discover they've logged many miles while crisscrossing the Danish capital in search of the sights, sounds and landmarks that make it one of Europe's most popular tourist attractions.

  • Brigade resumes mission in Baumholder, remembers fallen

    Apr 25, 2012

    Soldiers with 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team held two ceremonies April 4 to mark their return after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. During an uncasing ceremony at the Hall of Champions, the brigade and battalion command teams unfurled their units' colors to symbolize their assumption of duties in Germany.

  • Earth Day landfill tour increases environmental awareness

    Apr 25, 2012

    Last week fourth- and fifth-graders from Aukamm Elementary School in Wiesbaden, Germany, toured the Wiesbaden landfill, April 17, 2012, during a field trip in honor of Earth Day.

  • Eighth Army returns to operational roots in Korea

    Apr 25, 2012

    More than 61 years after arriving in Korea to repel communist aggression, Eighth Army returned to its operational roots this year.

  • Prevention of Sexual Assault Public Service Announcement

    Apr 25, 2012

    BG Hurley, 19th ESC Commander, and COL Gavle, USAG-Daegu installation commander join forces to speak out againt sexual assaults.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Shunda S. Willis

    Apr 25, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Shunda S. Willis

  • Big Red One assumes mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Apr 26, 2012

    The 1st Infantry Division, known famously as the "Big Red One," took charge of military operations in eastern Afghanistan, April 19, 2012, in a ceremony on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 307th Signal plants a tree in recognition of Arbor Day 2012

    Apr 24, 2012

    HELEMANU MILITARY RESERVATION, Hawaii - (April 20, 2012) In honor of Arbor Day 2012, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion 1st Sgt. Mathew Baker(on left) and Company Commander Capt. Neal J. McDonald plant a tree at Helemanu Military Reservation. The tree planted at HMR was one of four planted throughout the island of Oahu at military installations to commemorate Arbor Day. Other trees were planted at Fort Shafter, Aliamanu Military Reservation and Wheeler Army Airfield. Trees were donated from the Tree City USA Arbor Day Foundation and Island Palm Community. (Photo by Crista Mary Mack, 311th Signal Command Public Affairs)

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