Archive: Apr 2012

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  • DOD Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance

    Apr 21, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh meets a Holocaust survivor and lights a candle at the DOD Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance.

  • Third Army holds NCO run

    Apr 23, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Third Army hosted a run for noncommissioned officers here April 19.

  • 140th Chemical Co. assumes command

    Apr 21, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- The140th Chemical Company, California National Guard, assumed command of Camp Arifjan's Zone Six Camp Command Cell during a transfer of authority from the 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Division, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, Minnesota Army National Guard here April 19.

  • Best Sapper slashes 36 from competition

    Apr 21, 2012

    Less than a third into the 50-mile, 50-hour 2012 Best Sapper competition, 18 of the two-Soldier teams were cut from enduring more misery and their bids for the top spot among peers.

  • Tripler honors victims, rescues of Holocaust

    Apr 27, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Staff from Tripler Army Medical Center gathered in Kyser Auditorium, here, to reflect on the events of the Holocaust, April 19.

  • Confidential alcohol treatment program protects Soldier privacy

    Apr 20, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers who meet specific criteria can now self-refer themselves to the Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Program, or CATEP, without notifying their commanders.

  • Recruits sought for Kaena clean up

    Apr 20, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians are invited to help restore one of Oahu's most beautiful treasures during a joint Earth Day activity at Kaena Point State Park Reserve, April 28.

  • Mid-year AFAP issues updated

    Apr 20, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Status updates on community issues raised at the fiscal year 2012 Hawaii Army Family Action Plan, or AFAP Conference, were presented to U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii leadership, here, recently.

  • Teddy Bear Round Up targets abuse

    Apr 20, 2012

    AEIA, Hawaii -- Teddy bears were all the rage at Pearlridge Mall, here, Saturday.

  • DOD lab analyzes fragments embedded in wounded warriors

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Biophysical Toxicology and Depleted Uranium/Embedded Metal Fragment Lab is the only one, outside of the CDC that is capable of detailed analysis of metal and other fragments.

  • Expert Infantry Badge no easy task for Soldiers of 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division

    Apr 20, 2012

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. -- During intense testing an evaluator yells, "If it ain't raining we ain't training," as Soldiers of the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division threw simulated grenades, cleared weapons malfunctions, assaulted positions and treated simulated casualties. In typical Western Washington state weather infantrymen with 4/2 ID tested for the Expert Infantry Badge here, April 9-13.

  • Retired SGM of the Army Finds a Passion in Building Homes for Severely Disabled Warriors

    Apr 20, 2012

    Service to Soldiers was always a passion of Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston when he held the position for seven years, the longest ever for a Sergeant Major of the Army.

  • 'Bastogne' Brigade trains for high altitude at Fort Carson

    Apr 20, 2012

    Enduring rain, snow, high winds and the blazing high plains sun, the Soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, trained in the mountains of Fort Carson to prepare for an upcoming deployment to Afghanistan. The 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, traveled from Fort Campbell, Ky., to train at Fort Carson for the first time in a high altitude climate similar to the terrain of Afghanistan.

  • ROTC cadets learn skills and leadership at NSC

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fifteen ROTC cadets from Nebraska had some fun and learned some valuable lessons Friday at the National Simulation Center (NSC). The event was hosted by the TRADOC Capability Manager for Gaming (TCM Gaming), which is part of the NSC.

  • The Minnesota National Guard's Brigade Special Troops Battalion transfers authority

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Minnesota National Guard's Brigade Special Troops Battalion transfers authority to the California National Guard's 140th Chemical Company during a ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion cadre march to children's hospital

    Apr 23, 2012

    Soldiers from the Fort Knox, Ky., Warrior Transition Battalion recently participated in a two-day, approximately 30-mile foot march from Fort Knox to Kosair Children's Hospital in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.

  • White House honors 'Champion of Change' for Afghanistan energy-saving

    Apr 23, 2012

    An Army Reserve officer who researched the effectiveness of energy-saving "micro-grid" technology in Afghanistan was among nine Americans honored as "Champions of Change" by the White House, April 19, 2012.

  • Interns share experiences with ASC senior staff

    Apr 20, 2012

    Minority College Relations Program interns brief Army Sustainment Command senior staff during an April 19 outbriefing.

  • Seniors reach for new horizons at annual games at Pope Field

    Apr 20, 2012

    The annual Mid-Carolina Senior Games are held each spring, promote wellness among seniors 55 and older, and are sponsored statewide by the North Carolina Division of Aging. This year 480 seniors registered to take part in the games held at Pope Field.

  • Hawaii Cadets honored at 30th JROTC Governor's Ceremony

    Apr 20, 2012

    Hawaii's top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets were honored during the annual Governor's JROTC Awards Ceremony and Review at Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle April 19. More than 800 cadets representing 26 schools participated in the event, which was hosted by Maj. Gen. William J. Beard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific U.S. Army Reserve, and Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie

  • USACE Galveston District awards $3.2 million contract to dredge Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Chann

    Apr 20, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 20, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $3,234,150 for maintenance dredging of the Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Channel, Texas.

  • US Army Pacific CCP conducts load exercise with US Coast Guard

    Apr 20, 2012

    U.S. Army Pacific, Contingency Command Post, Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team held a load exercise with the U.S. Coast Guard April 11 at Barbers Point Naval Air Station, Hawaii.

  • Professional Development for Logisticians

    Apr 20, 2012

    Have you been looking for some professional development opportunities to improve your knowledge base and perspective? Here are a few upcoming events that focus on both the Army and DoD logistics communities with some highly noted speakers.

  • Dogged research librarians help technical community ferret out critical knowledge

    Apr 20, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- "If you didn't enjoy the hunt, you wouldn't become a librarian," says Technical Research Center Librarian Liz Reisman. Considering the research center is operated by the U.S. Army Armament Research Development and Engineering Center, which deems itself the Army's "Center for Lethality," Reisman's proclamation could pose a serious threat to Picatinny's deer and bear population. Fortunately, her quarry isn't four-legged but rather the academic or military book, specification, article, technical report or manual that could bolster a scientist's theory or channel a project in a new direction. (April 20, 2012)

  • 'Safe touch vs. unsafe touch' defined for Fort bragg community

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Bragg is working with Department of Defense Education Activity, a civilian agency of the United States Department of Defense that manages all schools for U.S. military children worldwide, to ensure parents and children know what exactly are 'safe touches' versus 'unsafe touches'.

  • Army Now - The Army Reserve opens its first solar powered training facility in Illinois

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army Reserve opens its first solar powered training facility in Illinois.

  • American Freedom Foundation bringing Lonestar to Huntsville

    May 4, 2012

    Lonestar to support American Freedom Foundation, veterans

  • Fort Bragg single mothers, children bond at banquet

    Apr 20, 2012

    Single mothers came together with their children to break bread and to share their triumphs and challenges of being both a single parent and a Soldier serving in the Army at the first XVIII Airborne Corps Single Mother Banquet at the Fort Bragg Club, April 14.

  • USAMRMC 2012 Best Warrior of the Year Competition

    Apr 20, 2012

    The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research hosted the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command 2012 Best Warrior of the Year competition at Camp Bullis Military Training Reservation April 1-5.

  • Fort Bragg Soldier, student visit White House

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The Our Family for Families First Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bragg's on-post housing partner, Picerne Military Housing, was honored April 11, at the White House for its work on behalf of military Families by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden.

  • Local foundation raises money to support Korean War veterans

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Legacy 4 Korean War Veterans Foundation raised $12,000 April 13 at a fundraising event at the Summit at Redstone.

  • Tales from a military brat: Experience worth it

    Apr 20, 2012

    Being an Army brat is an experience I would never trade. I was born an Army brat and my dad is Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jack Stumme who has been deployed to Iraq, South America and the Philippines. My dad, mom, three siblings and I have lived all over the United States and even in Okinawa, Japan. It has been an exciting life so far and I know that what I have learned as an Army brat will always serve me.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps names NCO, Soldier of the Year

    Apr 20, 2012

    With three days of grueling, early mornings and late night events, including tests that challenged Soldiers physically and mentally, the XVIII Airborne Corps Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition ran its course, weeding out the best represented Soldiers. Sgt. Jason T. Thomas and Pfc. Jeremy Shivick, both from 1st Platoon, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, were recognized as the XVIII Abn. Corps Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during the award ceremony at Sports USA April 5.

  • Fort Bragg bids farewell to XVIII Airborne Corps chief of staff

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Fort Bragg community said farewell to Brig. Gen. Michael X. Garrett in a ceremony at the Main Post Flagpole, April 16. Garrett came to Fort Bragg in August 2010, shortly before the corps deployed to Iraq, and was instrumental in the corps completing its mission of handing the country back to the Iraqis in 2011. Garrett and his Family will depart Fort Bragg for Alaska, where he will serve as U.S. Army Alaska's commanding general, while doubling as deputy commanding general, U.S. Alaskan Command.

  • Obtaining veteran service documents

    Apr 20, 2012

    Army veterans who served on active duty or in the Army Reserve, and the family members of those veterans, are eligible to receive service-related documents for free through a number of official sources.

  • Museum Support Center protects Army history

    Apr 23, 2012

    Museum Support Center at Fort Belvoir, Va., restores and houses hundreds of years of Army history -- everything from musician uniforms from the 1820's to bottled water handed out in Iraq.

  • Using combatives to address customer service

    Apr 20, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- LTG Mike Ferriter, commander of Installation Management Command, held a training session today with Garrison Leaders Course attendees. The general tied in combatives, customer service and inspired leadership to demonstrate the command's role in supporting Soldiers and Families.

  • Belvoir teens learn self-defense

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (April 19) -- Eleven members of Fort Belvoir's youth community attended the Army Community Service Teen Self-Defense course Thursday at the ACS building. Teens learned how to be more aware of their surroundings and some basic self-defense skills that could assist them in escaping and evading an attacker.

  • Belvoir athlete wraps NCAA career, sets sights on pros

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (April 19) -- Lynetta Kizer, Maryland University's 6-foot-4-inch star center, culminated her senior season with the Terrapins by leading her team to the Elite Eight of the National Collegiate Athletics Association Women's Basketball Championship. Her performance on the court during "March Madness" and throughout her college career has earned her the distinction of being one of 15 players invited by the Women's National Basketball Association to attend their draft Monday in Bristol, Conn.

  • MSCoE hosts third annual MEB conference

    Apr 20, 2012

    Leaders from Army Maneuver Enhancement Brigades across the U.S. gathered at Lincoln Hall April 10-12 to participate in the 2012 MEB Commanders' Conference, hosted by Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood commanding general.

  • Family Child Care Fun Day provides exercise, socialization

    May 3, 2012

    Fort Belvoir, Va. (April 19) -- Fort Belvoir Families enjoyed the sunshine and cool temperatures Friday, during the Child, Youth and School Services Family Child Care Fun Day at Lewis Village soccer field. The event was an opportunity for children from different Family Child Care providers to meet and play with a diversity of children in their age groups.

  • Rader Clinic leads way in primary care, patient choices

    Apr 20, 2012

    Andrew G. Rader Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will host an open house April 25 from 12 to 2 p.m. and is open for all those eligible for enrollment at Rader Clinic. Staff will share with its beneficiaries and leadership [from multiple partner agencies in the National Capital Region] Rader's recent endeavors to improving the quality of care the clinic provides and the customer service with which it provides that care.

  • Historic Ceremonial Cherry Tree Planting

    Apr 20, 2012

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall hosted a ceremonial cherry tree planting on the banks of the Washington Channel, at Fort Lesley J. McNair, April 19. The ceremony was held in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the original gift of cherry trees from the people of Tokyo to the city of Washington in 1912. The presentation of colors was provided by an eight-member ceremonial team of The Joint Armed Forces Color Guard, followed by the singing of the national anthem by Master Sgt. Jon Deutsch, vocalist with The United States Army Band.

  • Fort Hood Wounded Warriors cheer on Ride 2 Recovery cyclists

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade Soldier Spc. Albert Contemprato waves to his fellow WTB Soldiers cheering him on April 19 during the Fort Hood leg of the Ride 2 Recovery.

  • CTC conference discusses future of training

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- Future training at the Combat Training Centers and at home stations was a major topic of discussion at this week's CTC Conference. The conference drew participants from across the Army, the sister services and international partners.

  • Fort Hood Wounded Warriors cheer on Ride 2 Recovery cyclists

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Hood's Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers cheer on Ride 2 Recovery riders as they leave Fort Hood April 19 for Waco. (U.S. Army photo by Gloria Montgomery, WTB PAO)

  • Focusing on Army story through camera lens

    Apr 20, 2012

    Joseph Givens' love for being in front of the camera led him into a job that took him all around the world as an Air Force videographer.

  • Command changes hands during U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command ceremony

    Apr 23, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Theodore Harrison accepted the reigns of the U.S. Army's Expeditionary Contracting Command in a change of command ceremony today at Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

  • Auto skills center gears up to teach self-reliance

    Apr 20, 2012

    The 1966 Ford Galaxy 500's hood is freshly painted red. To the uninformed, it might not seem like much. But for the teenage boys who worked on it at the Auto Skills Center, it is a great accomplishment.

  • School liaison officer advocates for military youngsters

    Apr 20, 2012

    On a scale of 1 to 10, the importance the school your child attends plays in shaping their future is a 9, according to Barbara Williams, FMWR school liaison officer.

  • Understanding National Capital Region Security

    Apr 23, 2012

    The number of organizations providing security and/or security assistance within the National Capital Region may be hard to comprehend for the average resident.

  • Cadets take aim at Sandhurst title as event opens with marksmanship

    Apr 20, 2012

    The annual Sandhurst Competition is under way at West Point, N.Y. Day 1 is highlighted by marksmanship.

  • Control room represents upgrade for flight tests

    Apr 20, 2012

    "It's really a big deal for us," RTC commander Col. Steve Kihara said of the new facility.

  • Red Dragons recognize volunteers

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Sill, Okla. -- Transition can present many challenges for an Army family as they establish roots and routines involving new assignments, locations, and living conditions. One of the best ways family members can adjust to the constant challenges of Army life is to volunteer. When family members volunteer, they have an opportunity to display their skills and contribute within the battalion and community.

  • 'You deserve this recognition'

    Apr 20, 2012

    A group of Fort Campbell, Ky., Soldiers traveled to Redstone Arsenal on April 10 to present a special "thank you" to a group of civilian employees.

  • 2012 Army Strategic Planning Guidance

    Apr 20, 2012

    2012 Army Strategic Planning Guidance

  • AMCOM senior enlisted concludes 35-year career

    Apr 20, 2012

    "AMCOM 7 signing off for the last time, sir!"

  • Final farewell

    Apr 20, 2012

    Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade fold the American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia, S.C.

  • An ounce of prevention

    Apr 20, 2012

    Part of the mission of the "Mighty" 407th Army Field Support Brigade is ensuring Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services are conducted on unit equipment.

  • Army Corps joins City and County of Honolulu and Community Members to Celebrate Earth Day 2012

    Apr 20, 2012

    Volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the City and County of Honolulu and other concerned citizens to participate in Honolulu's Earth Day 2012 Mauka to Makai Clean Water Expo.

  • Army Reserve-Puerto Rico celebrates 90 years

    Apr 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Reserve-Puerto Rico began celebrating its 90th anniversary by inaugurating a War Memorial Monument in recognition to the service of Army Reservists in the island, April 19, 2012.

  • Fort Hood's CIF keeps Soldiers ready for missions

    Apr 20, 2012

    DOLs provide combat service support from food service to ammunition; maintenance to transportation, and uniform items to repair parts. Additionally, they run the dining facilities, household goods and general transportation, general supply warehouses, and laundry services to name a few

  • Soldiers, family members visit concentration camp for Day of Remembrance

    Apr 20, 2012

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Europe is steeped in rich history and culture, and on April 17, more than 200 Soldiers and family members from U.S. Army in Europe got to witness that history during a Day of Remembrance tour to Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany.

  • Honoree of year prefers to share limelight

    Apr 20, 2012

  • DOL individual weapons repair ongoing at Fort Hood

    Apr 20, 2012

    A SARET (Small Arms Readiness and Evaluation Team) unit from TACOM LCMC (Life Cycle Management Command) Warren, Mich., is visiting Fort Hood, Texas, rebuilding individual weapons for the 215th Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Army tactical communication network organization reflects on its rich history

    Apr 23, 2012

    As the parent organization of Project Manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, PM WIN-T reflects back on its own history, with roots in early satellite development that date back more than 60 years.

  • DOL Transportation center servicing Soldiers at Fort Hood

    Apr 20, 2012

    Starting Oct. 1, all Directorate of Logistic facilities throughout the Army will come under the administrative control of the Army Sustainment Command/Army Materiel Command.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers earn awards at culinary arts competition

    Apr 24, 2012

    Every year food service Soldiers across the Army attempt to earn a coveted spot on their installation's culinary arts team. Only the best of the best are selected to represent their unit, post and region.

  • ROTC cadets test skills at Fort Riley

    Apr 23, 2012

    Universities in the Reserve Officers Training Corps' 3rd "Black Hawk" Brigade gathered at Fort Riley, Kan., April 12, 2012, for a four-day, field training exercise designed to develop the cadets' leadership skills.

  • Detours, back roads on Soldier's journey to becoming an Olympian

    Mar 21, 2013

    John Roland Rene grew up alongside three brothers and two sisters in the northwestern part of Washington, D.C., referred to by locals as "Uptown," with a dream of fighting for his country in an Olympic boxing ring.

  • A young Ranger competes with the best

    Apr 20, 2012

    Spc. Sheldon Benjamin, infantryman, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), was the youngest Soldier to compete in the 2012 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, April 13-15, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Equipment Concentration Site #43 holds Ribbon Cutting

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- The 81st Regional Support Command conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Equipment Concentration Site 43 here on April 13, 2012.

  • Army Environment News

    Apr 20, 2012

    Learn about the Army's efforts to take care of the planet.

  • Armed Forces Reserve Center holds ribbon cutting ceremony

    Apr 20, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- The 81st Regional Support Command hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Armed Forces Reserve Center here on April 14, 2012.

  • Army Medical IT Program Changes Leadership

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army's deployable electronic medical record and medical logistics system will be managed by a new commander, Lt. Col. Danny J. Morton. On April 17, Lt. Col. William E. Geesey relinquished his role as product manager for the Army's Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Product Management Office to Morton during a change of charter ceremony at Fort Detrick, Md. Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) Douglas Wiltsie, officiated the ceremony.

  • Army Earth Day Message

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army has long been at the forefront in finding and implementing ways to protect, preserve, conserve and restore the natural environment in which we live, work and train. We have done much over the years to protect our training lands and the natural and cultural resources on our installations.

  • Governor Snyder visits Kuwait

    Apr 23, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Honorable Richard Snyder, Governor of Mich., visited Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard here April 17. Gov. Snyder took a tour around Camp Arifjan and stopped to talk to Soldiers about the state's current job market, college for veterans, budget cuts that affect Servicemembers, and the Michigan business taxes that will help Soldiers when they return from deployment. Gov. Snyder thanked the Soldiers for their support and for taking time to have open dialogue with him. With visits like these, Gov. Snyder is keeping Soldiers throughout Third Army's area of responsibility informed on their state's progress while they are deployed.

  • Army Earth Day tri-signed

    May 3, 2012

  • 'Best Sapper' serves as crucible for engineer regiment

    Apr 23, 2012

    The Best Sapper competition, a centerpiece of the Army Engineer School's annual regimental conference, kicked off in the dark, early morning hours April 19, 2012, with 38 two-person teams participating -- the largest field yet to compete.

  • Team Schinnen honors Dutch colleagues; realigns July 2012

    May 2, 2012

    SCHINNEN, Netherlands -- Colleagues and family members gathered April 18, 2012 in U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen's Community Activity Center to honor 14 Dutch Ministry of Defense employees affected by the current reshaping initiatives and who have collectively served with the U.S. Army more than 300 years.

  • AFN Europe to televise 'Toppers Awards'

    Apr 20, 2012

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- American Forces Network Europe is showcasing the top Installation Management Command theater productions during a special airing of the "Topper Awards," on the Pentagon Channel 7 p.m. Central European Time on May 5 and May 12.

  • Gen. Raymond Odierno Happy Birthday Army 2012

    Apr 20, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army wishes Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army 2012.

  • Army Engineer School launches ENFORCE 2012

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army Engineer School Wednesday launched ENFORCE, its annual regimental conference, bringing together more than 300 military engineers to focus on future operations, capabilities, threats and how the regiment will engineer in future conflicts into 2020.

  • Celebrate functionality with TAMC's occupational therapists April 27

    Apr 26, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center's Occupational Therapy Clinic is hosting an open house April 27 in honor of Occupational Therapy Month.

  • Fort Meade private organizations benefit community

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Meade's 13 registered private organizations are more than social clubs. This is the first in a series of articles designed to highlight the organizations and share how they contribute to the community.

  • Fort Meade provides venue for court-martials, legal hearings, telecasts

    Apr 20, 2012

    For several years, Fort Meade has provided support for a string of high-profile legal proceedings, from Abu Ghraib abuses to the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning.

  • Fort Meade organizations prepare for Army audits

    Apr 20, 2012

    Nearly 100 staffers from more than a dozen installation organizations trained last week at McGill Training Center to prepare for Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's challenge of being audit-ready for the Statement of Budgetary Resources by 2014 and for three other financial statements by 2017.

  • County golf courses offer discounts for Courses members

    Apr 20, 2012

    Two golf courses operated by Anne Arundel County have agreed to allow discounted play and membership fees. The Courses at Fort Meade will close May 1 due to National Security Agency construction.

  • State-of-the-art surgical center to open at Kimbrough

    Apr 20, 2012

    Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center unveiled its new technologically advanced surgical center after a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 11.

  • Yongsan goes green for a better environment

    Apr 19, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Do we recycle on Army posts here in Korea? With a lack of recycling bins and recycling staging areas, it may seem as though recycling isn't conducted here on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. According to William Rogers, environmental division chief for USAG Yongsan's Directorate of Public Works, however, this is not the case.

  • Yongsan volunteer embodies spirit of giving

    Apr 20, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- "My father died when I was 5 years old leaving my mother to raise me and my younger sister. She led by example in helping the community and giving of her time and effort to help those in need." That is how Area II's 2012 Volunteer of the Year Dr. Ned Stoll explained his motivation for giving so much of his time and self.

  • ROTC teams prepare for Sandhurst Competition at West Point

    Apr 19, 2012

    On the eve of the annual Sandhurst Competition, eight Army ROTC teams are poised to shine against international squads.

  • Friendship Week makes U.S. and KATUSA Soldiers one

    Apr 20, 2012

    The 2012 KATUSA U.S. Soldier Friendship Week began April 16, 2012, hosted by the Republic of Korea Army Support Group.

  • 'Beyond Horizon' kicks off in Honduras, Guatemala

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Missouri Army National Guard this week took part in the U.S. Army South and host nation opening ceremonies for Beyond the Horizon 2012. Festivities took place in both Honduras and Guatemala -- where Missouri Guardsmen are slated to conduct real-world missions and provide humanitarian services.

  • Senior enlisted Soldier offers wisdom to AFP Advance NCO School students

    Apr 19, 2012

    A senior enlisted U.S. soldier addressed Armed Forces of the Philippines' non-commissioned officers during a visit, April 17, at the advance military schools on Fort Magsaysay.

  • U.S., Republic of Korea team up for Exercise Foal Eagle

    Apr 19, 2012

    U.S. Soldiers joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea to conduct live fire tank training during the annual Exercise Foal Eagle.

  • ACC online

    Apr 19, 2012

    Did you know the U.S. Army Contracting Command is on many of your favorite websites? Watch our short video to learn more.

  • SMA: 'Smaller Army' still full of opportunity

    Apr 26, 2012

    Troops back from Iraq and beginning the move out of Afghanistan will find a "smaller Army" as the U.S. military enters an era of shrinking budgets, but advancement possibilities are alive and well for those who wish to stay in uniform, the top enlisted Soldier said Thursday.

  • Fort Hood Wounded Warriors cheer on Ride 2 Recovery cyclists

    Apr 20, 2012

    Fort Hood was the halfway point for cyclists in the Don't Mess with Texas Ride 2 Recovery 350 mile challenge. Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta was one of 200 riders participating in the 6-day ride.

  • Army extends smart card pilot for spouses, retirees

    Apr 23, 2012

    The Army recently extended its smartcard pilot for Army spouses and retirees through September after what officials called a very positive response to the pilot program, which began in October 2011.

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