Archive: Apr 2012

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  • Mental and physical pain not enough to stop the marathon man

    Apr 19, 2012

    One of more than 266,600 participants in this year's Boston Marathon, Col. Jeff Gabbert maintained one simple thought throughout the 26.2-mile trek through the historic Massachusetts city - finish the race.

  • Nearly 35 teams survive three-day battle of endurance

    Apr 26, 2012

    Fort Bragg, N.C., can lay claim to the world's sharpest, most durable set of Army Rangers -- at least for the next year. Master Sgt. Kevin Foutz and Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Payne, representing U.S. Army Special Operations Command, emerged from a pack of 50 teams to win the 2012 David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition. They outdistanced Staff Sgt. Raymond Santiago and Staff Sgt. Chad Acton of Fort Benning's Ranger Training Brigade and Sgt. 1st Class Zach Phillips and Staff Sgt. Matt Madiar, both of the Army National Guard, who wound up second and third, respectively.

  • Air defenders go head to head for best Stinger competition

    Apr 20, 2012

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, competed against each other during a Best Stinger Competition held Apr. 2-6, 2012, for a chance to shoot a live missile later this summer.

  • DA photo services to continue

    Apr 19, 2012

  • Pets, families can be vulnerable to rabies

    Apr 20, 2012

    The Army Surgeon General issued orders last year to all five Army Regional Medical Commands to raise awareness and education related to the risks of rabies exposure from feral animals.

  • Tree, shrub spraying to begin April 30

    Apr 19, 2012

  • Spring break fishing nets huge cat

    Apr 19, 2012

  • Recycle center gets new baler

    Apr 23, 2012

  • Drill sergeants compete to be best

    Apr 19, 2012

  • Picerne starts yard of month at Fort Sill

    Apr 19, 2012

  • 717th MI Battalion course develops junior leaders

    Apr 20, 2012

    Eight junior enlisted Soldiers of the 717th Military Intelligence Battalion training at Camp Bullis, Texas, for a week to develop their leadership potential with an eye toward becoming noncommissioned officers.

  • Redstone Arsenal's 17th Annual Earth Day Celebration

    Apr 19, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.--More than 200 fifth-grade students from Madison City elementary schools celebrated Earth Day today at the Path to Nature on Redstone Arsenal.

  • NBA ambassador talks post traumatic stress

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (April 19, 2012) -- Former NBA referee and now "NBA Cares" ambassador Bob Delaney visited Fort Sill April 11 to speak with Soldiers about his experiences with post traumatic stress.

  • The Joint Program Committee-1: Solving Complex Healthcare Problems Using Technology

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Joint Program Committee-1, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's newest research area directorate, is responsible for programming research in two distinct areas: Medical Simulation & Training and Health Information Sciences.

  • Measuring human behavior

    Apr 23, 2012

    Loud sounds. Flash bangs. Bright lights. Blunt projectiles. The Target Behavioral Response Laboratory conducts tests to study how humans react to various devices and how they can be made more effective.

  • Army Now - Pelvic Protection System saves soldiers from life threatening injuries

    Apr 19, 2012

    Pelvic Protection System saves soldiers from life threatening injuries in Afghanistan.

  • Former Secretary of Army Resor dies at 94

    Apr 20, 2012

    Stanley Rogers Resor, who served six years as the secretary of the Army during the height of the Vietnam War, died at his Washington, D.C. home, April 17, 2012, at the age of 94.

  • New fermenters give boost to biological agent defense at Dugway

    Apr 19, 2012

    DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah -- The Life Sciences Division at the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Center's West Desert Test Center recently added three large-capacity fermenters to markedly increase its ability to grow benign microorganisms that simulate biological agents. These simulants are used to test defense systems at Dugway Proving Ground, such as detectors and decontaminators, for protection against actual biological agents.

  • Natick begins email migration

    Apr 20, 2012

    All Army email users will migrate to Enterprise Email service, which means that email services will now be under Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The migration of emails will take place April 24-25 at Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose to Save Money and Sustain the Environment

    Apr 19, 2012

    Logistics Services Washington's (LSW) Property Reutilization Program recycles excess used and surplus new furniture and equipment in the Army and DoD, saving the Federal Government millions of dollars a year, and supporting the Army's sustainability initiative.

  • Dispose of medications on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Apr 19, 2012

    Fort Meade's Army Substance Abuse Program will sponsor National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day here on April 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the sidewalk in front of the Post Exchange.

  • Post to celebrate Earth Day with community lake cleanup

    Apr 19, 2012

    Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Outdoor Recreation Division is joining forces with the Fort Jackson Environmental Division to celebrate Earth Day in a most appropriate manner -- cleaning up Semmes Lake and bringing families together for fun and a little good karma .

  • County library opens section for military families

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Provinces Branch of the Anne Arundel County Public Library system officially opened its Military Family Resource Center April 10.

  • C.C. Pinckney paricipates in STEM initiative

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Department of Defense Education Activity, in collaboration with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, launched a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics initiative in DoDEA schools worldwide.

  • Simulator provides virtual experience of driving drunk

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Fort Meade Army Substance Abuse Program sponsored the two-day National Save-A-Life Tour at McGill Training Center. The traveling program visited Fort Meade on April 11 and 12 with its multimillion dollar drunk-driving simulator to encourage drivers not to get behind the wheel while intoxicated.

  • Health fair addresses community needs

    Apr 19, 2012

    Prize numbers being called out, celebration music over the loud speakers, and an assortment of balloons anchored by chairs set the stage for a Health and Wellness Fair hosted by the Exceptional Family Member Program and Army Community Services Friday at the Solomon Center.

  • Volunteers to be honored in ceremony

    Apr 19, 2012

    This week is National Volunteer Week. The Fort Jackson Army Volunteer Corps consists of men, women, children and families who offer their time and talents to help those in need or ensure that events for military families and civilians go according to plan.

  • ICE goes mobile to rate Fort Meade services

    Apr 19, 2012

    Fort Meade is launching a new program and expanding another one to give customers an easier way to comment on garrison services.

  • Event helps service members deal with mortgage hardship

    Apr 19, 2012

    Purchasing a home is one the biggest financial decisions a person can make in his or her life. Not only are the location, decor, maintenance, safety and price major factors, but so is the potential resale value if moving is required.

  • Nishimura takes command of 30th MEDCOM

    Apr 19, 2012

    Col. Koji D. Nishimura took command of the 30th Medical Command from Col. John M. Cho, during the unit's Change of Command Ceremony on the Nachrichten Kaserne Parade Field.

  • Denim Day to be celebrated at Fort Meade

    Apr 19, 2012

    As part of the installation's observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Fort Meade, Md., will celebrate Denim Day on April 25, 2012.

  • Victims advocates discuss sexual assault issues in the miltary

    Apr 19, 2012

    There's little chance that Pamela Jacobs will run out of reasons to speak about sexual assault awareness. With 1,439 cases of forcible rape reported to law enforcement in South Carolina last year, the executive director of the S.C. Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence has enough subject matter to prompt thousands of discussions.

  • Soldier embodies Army values with bone marrow donation

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Army Values of selfless service and personal courage are expected during the course of your daily duties as a combat veteran. Sometimes these values seem distant or not as essential in a garrison environment, and Soldiers long for the days of "immediate gratification" to see the results of their efforts.

  • Soldiers required to take motorcycle safety course

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (April 19) -- The Fort Belvoir garrison encourages motorcyclist to exercise caution while riding on and off post during all riding conditions. The motorcycle safety program helps the Army and Department of Defense eliminate motor vehicle-related accidents on military bases.

  • Suicide threats should always be taken seriously

    Apr 19, 2012

    In today's world of economic difficulty, high unemployment rates and overseas conflict, civilians and servicemembers deal with a lot of stresses on a daily basis. Unfortunately for some, those stresses become too much to handle and they think the only way to relieve the stress is by harming themselves. Other people feel the threat of harming themselves is the only way they can get help. Either way, a threat of bodily harm by an individual should never be taken lightly.

  • New York National Guard Families Stay in Focus

    Apr 19, 2012

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY -- Nearly 100 volunteers learned how to help families "stay in focus" as the demands on New York National Guard families change. With the end of military actions in Iraq in 2011 and the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan, it's expected the New York National Guard will see fewer deployments," said Andrew DePalo, the director of the New York National Guard Family Programs, April 14.

  • Belvoir reflects on Holocaust

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (April 19) -- A holocaust survivor shared his story to the garrison command during Fort Belvoir's Holocaust Days of Remembrance cultural observance April 17 in Woodlawn Chapel.

  • Fort Carson honors 2011 Good Neighbors

    Apr 19, 2012

    For the first time since the program's inception in 1978, Fort Carson hailed two members from the neighboring civilian community as its Good Neighbors, during an induction ceremony dinner April 11.

  • Soldiers in transition: Internships pave new career paths

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Master Sgt. Tim Thompson is making the move from protecting Uncle Sam to preserving Mother Nature.

  • APG ceremony recognizes volunteers

    Apr 19, 2012

    APG Army Community Service held its annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at Top of the Bay April 18. While the military, civilian, retiree and youth categories carried a combined 28 nominees, the Family member category was bursting with a record 37 volunteers nominated for the top honor. Maj. Gen. Robert Ferrell, commander of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command and APG, and Col. Orlando Ortiz, Garrison APG and deputy installation commander, presented certificates and awards. While recognizing the ACS staff, Ferrell noted that during 2011, APG's volunteers served more than 13,000 hours, which saved the installation more than $282,000. "When you have individuals who give their own time to help others, that's a big deal," he said. "It's very special that we take time to celebrate their selfless service. "I want to thank each and every one of you. What you do matters," he said to those nominated. "This was a good year and we're hoping to raise the bar for next year. If you didn't volunteer, there are still plenty of opportunities." The APG Volunteers of the Year are: Military: Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jennifer Collins, 20th Support Command (CBRNE) Civilian: Kimberly Hoyle Retiree: Larry Alejo Youth: Erica Troxler Family Member: Sandy Nook

  • Housing renovation plan seeing results for residents

    Apr 19, 2012

    Military Families assigned to Fort Belvoir are choosing to live on post more than they have in the past. Housing occupancy on post is at 99 percent due in large part to the services and amenities available to servicemembers and their Families, and the cost to live on post.

  • Fort Carson fitness facility offers new opportunities

    Apr 19, 2012

    Lorri Martindale agonized over every detail of the new Ironhorse Sports and Fitness Center, even the ceramic tiling in the facility's wet saunas.

  • School support services workshop provides information about military children's lifestyles

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. -- Fairfax County Public School officials, and those from surrounding counties, gained insight into the lifestyle of military children at the Child, Youth & School Services 2nd annual School Support Services Workshop at the Fort Belvoir Officers Club April 12. The workshop consisted of a presentation, by members of Mount Vernon High School's Student2Student program, which reflected the experiences of military children. There was also a presentation from the U.S. Army Recruiting Command on post-secondary planning for military children.

  • Vote for Father of the Year

    May 1, 2012

    Fort Jackson Soldier among three national finalists in military fatherhood award.

  • Holocaust victims' memorialized among West Point medical community

    Apr 19, 2012

    Keller Army Community Hospital (KACH) Soldiers and civilian employees honored those who lost their lives during the Holocaust with a Day of Remembrance-Holocaust Name Reading, April 18.

  • Fort Meade celebrates Earth Day with activities, exhibits

    Apr 20, 2012

    A brilliant sunny sky and moderate temperatures were the backdrop for the kickoff of Fort Meade's annual Earth Day observance, April 17, 2012.

  • Mountaineers take on Canadian counterparts

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Fort Drum Hockey Club, the Mountaineers, traveled to Canada to play the Royal Military College of Canada's hockey team, the Knights, at the Constantine Arena in Kingston on Friday.

  • Diamond students gather for Sgt Rocky puppet show

    Apr 19, 2012

    The plight of military children across the globe hits close to home for the Army community. In honor of the 1.8 million military children, April is designated as the Month of the Military Child. "This special celebration is a legacy of former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger -- established to underscore the important role children plays in the Armed Forces community," states the MyArmyOneSource Web site.

  • Celebrate Earth Day every day!

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Long before the world was going green, before it was "cool" to recycle and before anyone started using the word "upcycling," my family was way ahead of the curve.

  • Military, Family Life Consultants offer coping skills at Stewart-Hunter

    Apr 19, 2012

    The military affords service members and their Families a unique lifestyle. Moving from state to state or from one country to another may seem fun to some, but for others it brings stress. The Miriam Webster dictionary defines stress in part as pressure or strain; a factor that induces bodily or mental tension. Stress in life is a real problem for many military Families, which may leave some seeking relief. That is where the Military and Family Life Consultant Program steps in to help.

  • 'Mustang' spouses compete for silver spurs

    Apr 19, 2012

    Teamwork and a competitive spirit invaded the obstacle course on Fort Stewart, Ga., April 12, as spouses of Soldiers with 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, competed in the squadron's spouse spur ride event.

  • 3-10 GSAB turns spouses into Soldiers for a day

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When units are deployed, family readiness group volunteers step in to help Families stay connected and busy. One battalion thanked their volunteers during Operation Combat Spouse on Monday.

  • Volunteers help build hunting blinds for Wounded Warriors

    Apr 19, 2012

    PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. - A large team of volunteers helped build three hunting blinds to be used later this year by wounded outdoors men, April 5. The Home Depot of Dover donated more than $4,000 of materials to build the 8'x 8'wheelchair-accessible units.

  • 'Vanguard' forward observers field M1200 Armored Knight

    Apr 19, 2012

    In Spc. Alexander Stocker's opinion, the best place to ride in the M1200 Armored Knight is the turret.

  • What steps do you take to protect our precious earth?

    Apr 19, 2012

    There are so many things about recycling that I could talk about that could help protect our earth but being an Army mechanic, I'm going to focus on how keeping a well-maintained vehicle will not only save you money but also help protect the earth.

  • Month of the Military Child: Challenges have made Family Member unique

    Apr 19, 2012

    Like many high school students in the coastal community, Will Bell is a military child -- his father, Lt. Col. Gregory Bell, commands 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Summit Soldiers fire TOW missiles

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided missile fired from the Improved Target Acquisition System travels down range at nearly 250 feet per second, annihilating its target upon impact.

  • Teamwork helps Troopers: Long-standing tradition remains with Cavalry earning spurs

    Apr 20, 2012

    Dropped off into an unknown location with only a map and a compass, 32 teams of more than 300 Soldiers tested their proficiency against enemy detection and their willpower to undergo more than 18 miles of grueling reconnaissance tasks, April 10-11, 2012.

  • Army, Air Force conduct joint air drop training

    Apr 20, 2012

    The 10th Brigade Support Battalion organized a joint training exercise April 12, 2012, to certify 39 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers attending the Drop Zone Safety Team Leader Course.

  • Army spouses join 'ultra-runner' ranks

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 19, 2012)-Earning the elite title of "ultra-runner" is no easy feat. Few athletes have the stamina to complete jogging journeys that far exceed the already grueling 26.2-mile marathon. It demands a lot of training and unshakable determination as well, and those who make it tend to be fanatical about their love affair with long-distance running.

  • 10th CAB receives UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- While ground troops scour the terrain, helicopters provide security, transportation and support overhead.

  • Daughter shares legacy of family heroism

    Apr 19, 2012

    The United States Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon Command Program presented an observance honoring the Holocaust: Days of Remembrance, April 16 at Alexander Hall. The theme was Choosing to Act: Stories of Rescue.

  • Local VFW post adopts quartermaster unit

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 19, 2012)- Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2239 officially adopted the 54th Quartermaster Company Monday as part of the national VFW Adopt-a-Unit program.

  • FORSCOM senior leaders focus on current issues, future challenges

    Apr 19, 2012

    The April 18-19, 2012, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Commander's Forum is being conducted in the Kerwin Conference Room of Marshall Hall at Fort Bragg, N.C. The forum will facilitate the ongoing professional development of FORSCOM's senior commanders and command sergeants major. Respective command team spouses are attending a concurrent Senior Leader Spouse's Conference designed to discuss and address key issues facing Soldiers and Army Families today. .

  • Combining two efforts for better results

    Apr 19, 2012

    The HAT analysis predicted the Soldiers in both the currently fielded vehicle and conceptual UVL would likely experience mental overload when required to perform the multiple roles of driver, gunner, and vehicle commander with only two Soldiers operating the vehicle.

  • GC echoes installation success, outlooks at State of Garrison

    Apr 19, 2012

    Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield garrison commander, Col. Kevin Milton, gave his final State of the Garrison briefing to the Fort Stewart Civilian workforce, April 9 at the Main Post Chapel.

  • Former Provider 6 provides mentorship to 3rd Sustainment Bde

    Apr 19, 2012

    It's not often that the present comes face to face with the past, but when the opportunity presents itself, it's best to seize the moment.

  • Twins contemplate life together, apart

    Apr 19, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 26, 2012) -- Pvts. Keana and Kenisha Dillon exhibit all of the characteristics of identical twins: they look alike, think similar thoughts and respond to questions in unison.

  • USARAF conducts first AT/FP Level II training in Africa

    Apr 19, 2012

    The first Anti Terrorism/Force Protection Level II class to take place in Africa included 16 students from different areas of responsibility throughout the continent. The AT/FP 11 class, along with an escape enhancement class, hosted by U.S. Army Africa, took place in the city of Mombasa, Kenya March 26-30.

  • Soldiers helping Soldiers is the focus of AER campaign

    Apr 26, 2012

    The Army Emergency Relief campaign got under way this year with its theme of "A Strong Tradition of Soldiers helping Soldiers" harking back to its formation during World War II.

  • At first medical outreach clinic of Exercise Balikatan 2012, civil affairs coordinate, docs deliver

    Apr 20, 2012

    Exercise Balikatan 2012, in its 28th iteration, inaugurated its first medical and veterinary outreach clinic at the Barangay Inagawan Sub on April 11 where Philippine and U.S. professionals delivered services for both people and animals.

  • Foal Eagle: 25th ID mortar men put rounds on target in Korea

    Apr 19, 2012

    Soldiers from 1-21 Infantry out of Schofield Barracks in Hawaii participated in mortar training at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea, April 13, as part of Foal Eagle 2012.

  • Dempsey: TAPS represents best of America

    Apr 19, 2012

    The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors signifies all that is good about America, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2012.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. Soldiers get lessons on reflexive fire

    Apr 19, 2012

    Soldiers of the 106th Financial Management Company, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, conducted a reflexive fire exercise here, March 26.

  • Heating things up for AER

    Apr 19, 2012

    Chili cook off raises funds for Army Emergency Relief fund

  • Soldiers set to wrestle for spots in London Olympic Games

    Jul 26, 2012

    Twenty-three Soldiers will compete for Olympic berths April 21-22, at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

  • 470th MI Brigade announces Soldier, NCO of Year

    Apr 18, 2012

    The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade named Sgt. Javaris Cooper, of the 401st MI Company, as Soldier of the Year, and Staff Sgt. Matthew McGinn, of the 204th MI Battalion, as NCO of the Year.

  • ECC to hold change of command ceremony at Redstone

    Apr 18, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Dr. Carol E. Lowman, executive director, U.S. Army Contracting Command, will host a Change of Command ceremony for the U. S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command, Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10 a.m.

  • Beyond the Horizon exercise begins in Honduras

    Apr 19, 2012

    U.S. Army South and the Honduran military kicked off the Beyond the Horizon Honduras 2012 exercise April 16, 2012, in a ceremony at a remote forward operating base near Naco, Honduras.

  • Spotlight on...Ruby L. Mixon

    Apr 18, 2012

    Learn more about Ruby Mixon, chief of the ACC-APG Policy Support Branch who enjoys traveling and attending Broadway plays.

  • USAWC Strategy Conference: Collaborative approach is key to future U.S. grand strategy

    Apr 18, 2012

    Strategists from all branches of military service, international partners, industry, and academia gathered at the U.S. Army War College last week for a three-day event focused on the future of U.S. grand strategy.

  • Soldiers compete, rally for NCO of the Year honors

    Apr 18, 2012

    GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - Staff Sgt. Booker Jordan battled it out with other noncommissioned officers and was selected the 409th Contracting Support Brigade's NCO of the Year during an intense three-day competition here March 28-30.

  • Fun run promotes strong Families, child abuse prevention

    Apr 18, 2012

    The sun was shining and the skies were clear as Disney music played on the loudspeakers and Families waited together for the start of the Pinwheels for Prevention Family Fun Run/Walk.

  • Water parks, pools gear up to fight summer heat

    Apr 18, 2012

    People can get out their swimsuits and get ready to take their swimming outside as Splash! and West Beach at Lake Tholocco get ready to open to fight the oncoming summer heat.

  • Class helps parents raise 'Money Smart Kids'

    Apr 18, 2012

    Many children see parents spend money at the grocery store and get cash at the ATM, but a Family's saving and investing habits may not be so obvious.

  • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

    Apr 18, 2012

    This May, our Army will observe Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's national campaign to keep riders safe on our nation's highways. The increasing number of registered motorcycles on Army installations shows more and more Soldiers are discovering the freedom and excitement of riding. This hobby comes with significant risks, however, and all Soldiers should be aware the most dangerous hazard they encounter on the road could be themselves.

  • Post recognizes contributions of volunteers

    Apr 18, 2012

    Tremendous dedication. Heart. Love for the community. Those were the words used to describe Fort Rucker volunteers during a recognition ceremony April 17 at The Landing.

  • 99th RSC wins top Army Reserve honors in Army Communities of Excellence competition

    Apr 18, 2012

    The 99th Regional Support Command has been named the overall winner for the Army Reserve in the 2012 Army Communities of Excellence competition.

  • Event provides easy way to dispose of medication

    Apr 18, 2012

    It's not uncommon for people to have mostly empty prescription bottles hiding in the back of the medicine cabinet.

  • PII violations on the rise

    Apr 18, 2012

    Ignorance may be the primary culprit behind personally identifiable information violations being on the rise at Fort Rucker, but that's no excuse if that sensitive information falls into the wrong hands.

  • SALT aims to save lives on Fort Rucker

    Apr 18, 2012

    Drinking and driving kills. That's the short but to-the-point message the Save A Life Tour tried to get across as it kicked off April 16 at the post theater.

  • Sustainability impacts post's future

    Apr 18, 2012

    Simple changes in the daily lives of people on Fort Rucker can make a huge impact on the future of the installation and what it can provide for generations to come.

  • Community turns out for first Installation Town Hall Meeting

    Apr 18, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The majority of seats in the Post Theater were filled April 18 with members of the community interested in receiving the most current updates from post leaders and Garrison directors during the first Installation Town Hall Meeting, which replaces the quarterly Community Action Council meetings.

  • Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20

    Apr 18, 2012

    Fort Rucker's 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band strikes up its popular concert series Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20.

  • Army Today - White House and the U.S. Army announcing Leslie Sabo will receive the Medal of Honor

    Apr 18, 2012

    White House and the U.S. Army announcing Leslie Sabo will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in battle during Vietnam. His wife, Rose, tells the story of their time together and the tragedy of a love cut short.

  • Army Now - Joint force of engineers building and learning about the Philippino environment

    Apr 18, 2012

    Joint force of engineers building and learning about the Philippino environment.

  • Training partnership -- key to overseas success

    Apr 18, 2012

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- An American convoy approaches, a dusty trail of dirt and sand billowing behind. The vehicles form a perimeter around the town square, and the Soldiers are quickly greeted by men speaking Pashtu.

  • April 12, 2012 -- CSA Remarks DSC Award Presentation to SGT Pereira

    Apr 18, 2012

  • Army Now - Regional Training Center Mehtar Lam graduation

    Apr 18, 2012

    Regional Training Center Mehtar Lam graduating their first class of Afghanistan Local Police.

  • Arctic Wolves come home

    Apr 18, 2012

    Soldiers of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, return home to Fort Wainwright, Alaska, after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan.

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