Archive: Apr 2012

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  • Continuous improvement and accountability drive SWCS training development

    Apr 16, 2012

    The U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School relies on a formal process to keep course-development on track, and measured evaluations and data points for pre-defined course requirements to gauge their designs' strengths and weaknesses. They use a cyclical process of analyzing force requirements and student performance so courses are appropriately designed, developed and implemented, and throughout each phase, internal and external evaluations occurr to ensure nothing is overlooked.

  • Soldier thanks community for family support during his deployment

    Apr 17, 2012

    When Master Sgt. Ed Devine of the 804th Medical Brigade from Fort Devens, Mass., returned in November 2011 from a yearlong deployment to Iraq, he figured he would have plenty of chores to do around the house. Devine couldn't have been more mistaken.

  • IMCOM and FORSCOM ROC Drill: Teamwork and Collaboration Ensures Mission Accomplishment

    Apr 16, 2012

    Senior leaders from the Installation Management Command and Forces Command met with commanders from Fort Irwin, Calif., and Fort Polk, La., April 12 to discuss the delivery of readiness and Family and installation services.

  • U.S. ARMY HOSTS THIRD NETWORK INTEGRATION EVALUATION

    Apr 16, 2012

    Warren, Mich. -- April 16, 2012 -- The U.S. Army will host a Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) Industry Observation Day on June 1, 2012 at Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), NM, for interested industry partners who are participating in, or that wish to participate in the Army's NIE/Agile Process.

  • Army explores 'Human Dimension' during Unified Quest seminar

    Apr 17, 2012

    Experts from inside and outside the Army will meet April 17-20, 2012, to discuss how the Army can use the "Human Dimension" concept to better understand how it recruits, trains, develops, and retains the best personnel for the future Army.

  • Academy at Camp Shelby trains logistics Soldiers retrograde skills

    Apr 25, 2012

    A team of Soldiers with the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, flew from Kuwait to Camp Shelby, Miss., last month to train deploying Soldiers in their area of expertise.

  • Dueling Piano Players key it up for Yongsan

    Apr 18, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Though it was called a 'duel,' the only thing being hit at the Dueling Piano Players show held at the R&R Bar and Grill on Yongsan were the right notes, April 12.

  • Corps, Afghan Police, Construction Co. overcome obstacles, bring safety, security to Khost Province

    Apr 16, 2012

    KHOST PROVINCE, Afghanistan - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-North teamed with the Afghanistan National Police and the Afghanistan-based Emar-D-Sarey Construction Company, to build a border police station in the Khost Provincial village of Terezayi by overcoming logistical and security issues. The station improves the living and working facilities for Afghan police serving along this portion of the Pakistan border.

  • MSEP helping spouses find work

    Apr 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Though the issue is not just in South Korea, spouses across the Army can often find themselves in a difficult situation when it comes to finding employment, especially overseas. Jobs can be scarce leaving a spouse few or no options when they decide to help supplement their Family's income.

  • U.S. Army Africa chaplains continue engagements in Liberia

    Apr 17, 2012

    Returning from a second engagement, U.S. Army Africa Chaplain (Maj.) Allen Staley, and Command Chap. (Col.) Gary Brown from 21st Theater Support Command, worked with more than 20 Liberian Armed Forces chaplains during a Chaplain Professionalization Seminar in Monrovia, Liberia.

  • Special Operations team takes 2012 Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 16, 2012

    A team from the United States Army Special Operations Command won the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition, April 15, 2012, at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Fort Irwin welcomes home Vietnam-era veterans

    Apr 16, 2012

    Several hundred Vietnam-era veterans took part in the third annual Vietnam-era Veterans Welcome Home ceremony at Fort Irwin, Calif., April 4, 2012.

  • Hand-cycling clinic a new start for wounded Soldiers, veterans

    Apr 16, 2012

    A cycling clinic hosted by the Wounded Warrior Project at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 4-5, 2012, allowed wounded warriors to to move with purpose and feel free.

  • "Battleship" dazzles Soldiers

    Apr 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- It is the girl you have seen in magazines and the man you've seen on the big screen. American film director Peter Berg and the main characters of his latest movie "Battleship," Taylor Kitsch and Brooklyn Decker premiered their movie at the COEX on April 5 and visited U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan for an autograph session, April 6.

  • Arocho father and son reunite in Afghanistan

    Apr 15, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan may not be the idyllic location when Americans consider where to spend quality time with family members, but for Julio, a Puerto Rico native, and 1st Lt. Francisco Arocho, no place could be better. Julio, the deputy district engineer for programs and project management at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South and his son, Francisco briefly reunited April 15 at Kandahar Airfield to catch up with one another.

  • Camp Zama kicks off Earth Day Week

    Apr 15, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 16, 2012) -- Members of the Camp Zama Girl Scouts, along with Col. Eric D. Tilley, commander of U.S. Army Garrison Japan, plant a pine tree April 13 at Arnn Elementary School during the kickoff ceremony for Earth Day Week. More than 80 people attended the ceremony.

  • Shoulder-to-shoulder cooperation invests in knowledge at Philippine, U.S. medical symposium

    Apr 14, 2012

    PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Republic of the Philippines -- Though not officially started, Exercise Balikatan 2012 is already doing something different this year than its past 27 iterations. This year, several agencies, including the U.S. Army Pacific partnered together to host a medical symposium in Palawan on April 10 for over 250 medical and veterinary care practitioners.

  • The road to Best Ranger continues for 34 teams

    Apr 14, 2012

    Day two of the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition continued today with 34 of the 50 teams remaining. Following a mentally and physically grueling first day, teams competed in an estimated 15-mile, overnight foot march to Todd Field for additional challenges at Ranger Day Stakes.

  • Arsenal Industry Day joins NDIA Small Business Symposium

    Apr 14, 2012

    The Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC will join the NDIA Small Business Symposium that will take place on May 23 and 24 at the iWireless Center in Moline, Ill. The purpose is to work with the organic base and private enterprise to collaborate on how to produce the best equipment for the Warfighters as well as discuss ways in which small businesses can work with large businesses and the government. The agenda consists of informational sessions, panel discussions, speakers, luncheons, networking opportunities, display booths and more.

  • Third Army holds Holocaust Remembrance

    Apr 14, 2012

    In 1933, when the Nazi party rose to power in Germany, the Jewish population in Europe consisted of more than nine million people. By 1945, two-thirds had been murdered in accordance with the Nazi policy to eliminate the race.

  • Afghanistan through the eyes of a door gunner

    Apr 14, 2012

    A door gunner with the 1st Cavalry Division watches Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province pass beneath his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter April 10, 2012.

  • Paratroopers memorialize a fallen brother

    Apr 14, 2012

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team hold a memorial for Cpl. Antonio Burnside, a combat engineer who was killed by small-arms fire four days prior to this April 10, 2012, ceremony in southern Ghazni province, Afghanistan.

  • Paratroopers clear a compound

    Apr 14, 2012

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team search a compound in Afghanistan's southern Ghazni province for a suspected weapons cache.

  • Soldier visits outpost named after fallen brother in Afghanistan

    Apr 14, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Charlene Navarrette, a flight medic assigned to the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade visited a combat outpost that is named after her brother Spc. Christopher Honaker who was killed in action while assigned to the 173rd Brigade Combat Team.

  • New way to pay at dining facility

    Apr 27, 2012

    On April 11, after more than a year of legwork by various sections within the organization, the Bassett Army Community Hospital dining facility became the first dining facility on post with the ability to accept credit cards.

  • New way to pay at dining facility

    Apr 27, 2012

    If Bassett Army Community Hospital's dining facility trends the same way as other Army Medical Command facilities that accept credit cards, sales should increase over the next year.

  • 50 teams compete on first day of Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning

    Apr 14, 2012

    Fifty two-man teams began competing in the 29th Annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition April 13.

  • USACE Galveston District to temporarily close GIWW (West Gate of Brazos River Floodgates) for 40 day

    Apr 13, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 13, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will temporarily close the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the West Gate of the Brazos River Floodgates beginning April 17, 2012, to conduct repair work and ensure the structural integrity of the west floodgate and guide walls along the navigation channel.

  • Top enlisted advisor to Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff to attend 99th RSC Customer Symposium

    Apr 13, 2012

    The senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff is scheduled to attend the 3rd Annual Commander Customer Care Symposium hosted by the 99th Regional Support Command at the Maj. John P. Pryor Memorial U.S. Army Reserve Center here April 14-15.

  • 547th Medical Co. trains on HAZMAT incident response

    Apr 13, 2012

    The 547th ASMC trained and certified with U.S. Army North on Hazardous Material Operations and Awareness April 10-13. The 547th ASMC will take on a mission supporting a civil support joint task force of first-responders to disaster areas.

  • Electronic Warfare gets new insignia

    Apr 16, 2012

    The Army's newest collar insignia and colors are now available to Electronic Warfare warrant officers and Electronic Warfare noncommissioned officers.

  • Darby Queen, Team 43, Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 13, 2012

  • Darby Queen, Team 50, Best Ranger Competition

    Apr 13, 2012

    Raw footage of team 50 going through the Darby Queen. SSG Matt Madiar & SFC Zack Phillips from the National Guard.

  • Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits 2/506 during training exercise

    Apr 13, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno visits Whiskey Company, 2nd Batallion 506th Infantry Regiment Soldiers during a training exercise at Cassidy MOUT.

  • Police pass experience to Soldiers

    Apr 13, 2012

    Leadership from the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment traveled to the West Seattle police precinct to pick the brains of officers there on policing procedures, April 9, before its deployment to Afghanistan. Subject matter experts from the Seattle Police Department Community Policing Team, Homeland Security Border Police and the Counter Narcotics Taskforce presented information on their respective fields.

  • 'Big Red One' Soldiers Deploy from Fort Sill

    Apr 13, 2012

    Fort Sill and the 1st Infantry Division said goodbye to the Soldiers of Battery A, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment, March 31.

  • Kids prevail through separation, hardship

    Apr 13, 2012

    They are endearingly known as Army brats, widely due to living within the Army culture and their constant relocating when their Soldier-parents have to pack up and move about every three to four years.

  • Kids' Fest 2012 a wild time for JBLM Families

    Apr 13, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The sun was out this year for Joint Base Lewis-McChord's annual Kids' Fest celebration at JBLM Lewis Main. The afternoon event allowed parents and children to spend time together during spring break.

  • Earth to get more than a day at Lewis-McChord

    Apr 13, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- For some, a single day might be enough to give back to the planet they live on -- but not at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • The good news

    Apr 13, 2012

  • Secure messaging system connects patients, health care team 24/7

    Apr 16, 2012

    Patients at Pacific Regional Medical Command primary care clinics have a new way to keep in touch with their health care team.

  • April 18 town hall planned for everyone

    Apr 13, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground will host an installation-wide town hall meeting Wednesday, April 18, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the post theater, with APG Commander Maj. Gen. Robert Ferrell and APG Deputy Commander Col. Orlando Ortiz addressing attendees.

  • A Place of their own: Lewis-McChord church youth groups support military children

    Apr 13, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- There are times when military teens just want something non-military.

  • Fort Bragg Soldiers feel effects of drinking, driving first-hand at Save A Life tour

    Apr 13, 2012

    About 900 Fort Bragg Soldiers from 16th Military Police Brigade, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Bde., 82nd Sustainment Bde., 20th Engineer Bde., and the 2nd Bde. Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, learned about the perils of drinking and driving from during the Save A Life Tour that came to the installation March 26 to 30. The tour, funded by the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs, uses drinking and driving simulators to give participants a completely realistic sober perspective on the effects of driving while intoxicated.

  • Best Ranger Competition under way at Fort Benning

    Apr 13, 2012

  • MEDCOM CIO Speaks at USAMITC Commander's Call

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- The U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Chief Information Officer (CIO) COL Gary Wheeler, spoke at a U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center Commander's Call held recently at the Blesse Auditorium on Fort Sam Houston.

  • IMCOM and FORSCOM ROC Drill: Teamwork and Collaboration Ensures Mission Accomplishment

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT POLK, La. -- Senior leaders from the Installation Management Command and Forces Command met with commanders from Fort Irwin, Calif., and Fort Polk, La., April 12 to discuss the delivery of readiness and Family and installation services. The overall concept was to openly discuss current installation funding, delivery of services and a way ahead.

  • USACE Galveston District's beneficial use site provides shelter for weary fliers

    Apr 13, 2012

    Every April, the sky above the Gulf Coast becomes alive as millions of birds wintering in Latin America take a temporary respite before resuming their long journeys home. Depending on the weather, the 18-hour flight can be arduous and many of the birds need time to recuperate before continuing to their breeding grounds further north, which makes the Corps Woods on Galveston Island, situated along a major migratory route, an ideal rest stop after crossing the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Michelle Obama speaks with Stephen Colbert about support of military families

    Apr 16, 2012

    First lady Michelle Obama joined Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert on his show April 11, 2012, with members of the New York National Guard and families of deployed Soldiers to promote her efforts to support military families across the nation.

  • Fort Bragg celebrates Month of the Military Child

    Apr 13, 2012

  • Chaplain training center at Fort Bragg receives award of excellence

    Apr 13, 2012

    The Watters Family Life Chaplain Training Center not only impacts the installation, but also extends beyond its physical parameters. In recognition of that work, the center recently received an award for excellence in ministry from the North Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, which was presented April 4, during a noon, community luncheon at the center.

  • Army re-shapes force, calls for higher standards

    Apr 13, 2012

  • Celebrating the legacy of all children who have been a part of the military community

    Apr 13, 2012

    April is the Month of the Military Child, a time set aside to celebrate the legacy of all children who have been a part of the military community. April is a month dedicated to recognizing the sacrifice thousands of children make by giving up their parents to serve this nation.

  • Army looking at 'probable, possible, unthinkable'

    Apr 16, 2012

    The Army's general tasked with projecting the future operating environment said that cyber attacks, "Arab Spring" rebellions and the economy are issues that could affect the military beyond the next decade.

  • Stitching America back together: 9/11 Flag makes stop at Airborne and Special Operations Museum

    Apr 13, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Ferdinand Irizarry II, deputy commanding general of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School followed veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm in threading a symbolic stitch into a 20 by 30 foot American flag which flew above 90 West St. directly south of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The flag, now known as the National 9/11 Flag, was on display at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, April 6, for the Fayetteville community to be a part of a stitch of history. Not only did the veterans get to stitch the flag, visitors of the ASOM also got to thread their story into the flag as well.

  • Westphal discusses Army-to-Army cooperation with Mexican Ambassador

    Apr 16, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan, April 13, 2012, at the Pentagon, to discuss Army-to-Army cooperation efforts and regional security issues.

  • Westphal discusses Army-to-Army cooperation with Mexican Ambassador

    Apr 13, 2012

    Westphal discusses Army-to-Army cooperation with Mexican Ambassador

  • Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology visits AMRDEC scientists and engineers

    Apr 13, 2012

    Dr. Marilyn M. Freeman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army For Acquisition, Logistics and Technology visits AMRDEC

  • Collective Training Directorate changes its name

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- The Collective Training Directorate (CTD) is changing its name to reflect its broader responsibilities. The organization's new name is the Training Management Directorate (TMD).

  • C4ISR congratulates student competitors of the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium

    Apr 13, 2012

    Gary Martin, deputy to the commanding general, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, gave congratulatory remarks, on behalf of C4ISR and area Department of Defense supporters, during the 50th Annual Monmouth Junior Science Symposium recently in Tinton Falls, N.J.

  • Family volunteers recognized for lending helping hands to special-operations students and spouses

    Apr 13, 2012

    Spouses who donated significant time in 2011 and 2012 to support Families connected with the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School were honored during a ceremony April 12 in Kennedy Auditorium on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • People make the projects -- US, local nationals build Georgia together

    Apr 13, 2012

    Stanley Young, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District project engineer has been working in Tbilisi, Georgia since Working in the Caucasus can be challenging and rewarding experience.

  • 82nd Airborne Division hosts second Family Readiness Symposium

    Apr 16, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The 82nd Airborne Division hosted the second Family Readiness Symposium April 2 at the Brig. Gen. William S. McArthur Reserve Center where approximately 170 Family Readiness Group Advisors, Leaders and command representatives attended the much anticipated event.

  • Families enjoy Easter festivities at Riley's

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fifteen thousand Easter eggs were hidden for Fort Riley children outside of Riley's Conference Center for the annual Easter Egg Hunt April 8. Hundreds of Families attended the event, which was coordinated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, with hundreds more also dining at Riley's Conference Center for its Easter brunch.

  • Fort Riley employee receives honors for 40-year service

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Mary Reed said the key to a long career is to take it day by day. Reed should know -- she was recently recognized for her 40 years of service at Fort Riley.

  • FROG introduces hunting, great outdoors to youth

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- It may not be enough for the Fort Riley Outdoorsmen Group to just enjoy the outdoors. FROG has made it a mission to introduce hunting, fishing and the great outdoors to Fort Riley's youth.

  • Students participate in 1st World Cultures Fair

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fort Riley Middle School students experienced cultures from around the world April 4 during the first World Cultures Fair in the school gym.

  • Teens gain job experience through HIRED! program

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fort Riley's HIRED! program is accepting applications from teens who want to get a head start on getting a job through an apprenticeship with the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Vanguard UMT strengthens Soldiers' spiritual fitness with prayer breakfast

    Apr 13, 2012

    In an effort to foster good fellowship and boost Soldier morale, the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division's Unit Ministry Team hosted an opportunity for divine dining, March 27.

  • Procrastinators beware

    Apr 13, 2012

    April 17 will be the official deadline for filing yearly federal income taxes. As the deadline quickly approaches, many taxpayers around the National Capital Region scurry to nearby tax offices to make the closing date.

  • Marne youth, little 'Raider' pens award-winning story

    Apr 13, 2012

    Dominique Clark, a young award-winning author, a standout first-grade student, and the son of Sgt. Bonnie Clark, a human resources specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, heads off to another day at school where he has developed a sound reputation as being an aspiring author.

  • MOMC jumpstarts with 'The Super Fun Show'

    Apr 13, 2012

    The Month of the Military Child kicked, jumped and danced its way into April with Shawn Brown's Super Fun Show at the Fort Stewart Youth center, April 2.

  • Teen says seeing world benefit to being military child

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Seeing the world is one of the benefits of being a military child, according to Giovanni Hamanaka, seventh-grader, Junction City Middle School.

  • 'Vanguard' volunteers recognized for more than 700 hours of service

    Apr 13, 2012

    Seven volunteers from the "Vanguard" brigade were formally recognized for their more than 700 hours of combined service to Soldiers and Family Members, March 28, at the Fort Stewart Museum.

  • Grateful Rondeau retires at NDU

    Apr 13, 2012

    After 38 years of service for the Navy, the military and the National Defense University, NDU president Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau requested permission to permanently go ashore.

  • Growing up as a Military Child

    Apr 13, 2012

    So this month is the official Month of the Military Child. But what does this mean for me? I'm a single Soldier with no children. I started to think about what this meant to me and it finally donned on me… I am a military child.

  • 'Warpaint' Soldiers ride into past

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT MCALLISTER, Ga. - The trees towered overhead, draping a soft cover of leaves and Spanish moss above the Soldiers. Standing in a circle, the uniformed men listened to a speech from a grey haired man clad in wool clothing and worn riding boots. Behind them a horse stomps her foot and swished her tail at a fly. In this atmosphere, it is easy to imagine it's the early 1860's, and the group of men are cavalry Soldiers fighting in the Civil War.

  • Program warns of underage drinking

    Apr 13, 2012

  • Saber Squadron takes on gunnery

    Apr 13, 2012

    Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, recently completed the squadron's unstabilized gunnery during a nine-day training exercise held at Fort Stewart.

  • Month, event recognize military children

    Apr 13, 2012

  • 'Mustang' troopers help ready 'Sledgehammer'

    Apr 13, 2012

    FORT IRWIN, Calif. -- Twenty-five troopers with the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were selected to coach, teach and mentor their brothers and sisters in arms at the world class training center for America's military.

  • 'Vanguards' operate on virtual battlefield

    Apr 13, 2012

    Fire support specialists, company commanders and fire support officers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, conducted fire control missions on the virtual battlefield, March 26-30, at Evans Army Airfield on Fort Stewart, Ga.

  • Medical Specialist Corps Anniversary

    Apr 13, 2012

  • April 12, 2012 -- CSA remarks at DSC presentation for Sgt. Felipe Pereira

    Apr 13, 2012

    April 12, 2012 -- CSA remarks at DSC presentation for Sgt. Felipe Pereira

  • Former Olympic weight lifter strengthens Stewart Soldiers' fitness capabilities

    Apr 13, 2012

    Fort Stewart Soldiers had the opportunity to bulk up their fitness knowledge, March 31. Former Olympic competitor, Anna Martin, hosted a weight-lifting clinic at the fitness center on the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, complex.

  • Extreme couponing Hot topic at Commissary Council

    Apr 13, 2012

    Fort Stewart's Commissary Council gathered to discuss improvements from last month's council meeting and current commissary concerns at the Garrison Headquarters, April 10. Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Garrison Commander Col. Kevin Milton and Commissary Director Steve Young led the forum by addressing Commissary old business.

  • Sacrifice from the 'Top': U.S. Army 1SG gives hope of life

    Apr 13, 2012

    When an American Soldier puts on his or her uniform every day, he or she make sacrifices for our nation and fellow citizens. Those sacrifices may take the form of deployments overseas, resulting in separation from family and friends. Some Soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice, defending our freedoms and protecting our democracy. In or out of uniform, a true American Soldier consistently exhibits the highest standard of Army values in every aspect of his or her life. A true American Soldier is a willing servant of our nation, and is ready to answer the call when needed, even if that call comes from a complete stranger from all the way across the world.

  • Third Infantry Division children reflect on being Army kids

    Apr 14, 2012

    Although most military month observances reflect on the past as well as looking toward the future, no observance holds the future in such high regard as the Month of the Military Child.

  • JROTC students tour 'Vanguard' complex

    Apr 13, 2012

    Junior Reserved Officers' Training Corps students from Swainsboro High School and Emanuel County Institute toured the complex for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, April 5, to learn about life in the Marne Division on Fort Stewart, Ga. "Vanguard" Soldiers from various battalions put their vehicles, weapons and expertise on display for the students in the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4IBCT motor pool at the start of the tour.

  • Specialist's passion is recipe for success

    Apr 13, 2012

    A passion for cooking and an enriching environment in which to do so, have written the recipe for success for Pfc. Aaron Vegh.

  • Third Army holds Holocaust Remembrance

    Apr 13, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Sgt. 1st Class Shadonika Crawford, section chief for communications and electronics, 420th Movement Control Battalion and Los Angeles native, lights candles as a way to honor victims of the Holocaust during the 2012 Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance held at the Zone 1 Chapel here April 12. During the observance, Soldiers spoke, prayed and held a moment of silence to remember this tragic time in history. Third Army is shaping the future by educating its troops about the past in efforts to prevent such atrocities from happening again.

  • Stewart-Hunter honors Gold Star spouses

    Apr 13, 2012

    In honor of Gold Star spouses, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Survivor Outreach Services conducted a special luncheon and recognition ceremony for Gold Star Spouses' Day, April 5.

  • 21st TSC helps train multinational forces

    Apr 13, 2012

    More than 50 Soldiers from the 21st Theater Sustainment Command based out of Kaiserslautern, Germany, participated in exercise Unified Endeavor here, March 18 to April 6. The 21st TSC Soldiers assisted in providing training to multinational forces in preparation for their roles in overseas contingency operations.

  • USACE reinforces law enforcement in the republic of Georgia

    Apr 13, 2012

    Thanks to renovations and construction managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, the Tbilisi Police Academy is now a centralized campus where cadets, from throughout the republic of Georgia, can attend.

  • Voting assistance officers gear up for election year

    Apr 13, 2012

    Military voting assistance officers and assistants from the Heidelberg, Mannheim, Kaiserslautern and Stuttgart communities packed a second floor classroom in Heidelberg's Community Support Center April 4 to learn the ins and outs of the federal and state voting process.

  • 16th Sust. Bde. team trains for evacuation operations

    Apr 13, 2012

    A 12-Soldier team from the 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, attended a two-day training event on Warner Barracks in Bamberg, Germany, March 22-23, to learn how to use the noncombatant evacuation operations tracking system.

  • Heidelberg ushers in month of military child

    Apr 13, 2012

    The tiny, yet authoritative voice sounded over the sea of voices in front of the Child Development Center on Patrick Henry Village in Heidelberg April 2: "Come on everybody. Hold my hand. Let's go!" As if drawn together by magnets, a handful of preschoolers did just as 3-year-old Chelsea Watlington asked. They were soon joined by nearly 80 other children, who marched in the 11th annual Month of the Military Child Opening Walk from the CDC to Patrick Henry Elementary School.

  • 7th Warrior Training Brigade takes training to Camp Bondsteel

    Apr 13, 2012

    Two Army Reserve officers from the 7th Warrior Training Brigade, 7th Civil Support Command, out of Grafenwoehr, Germany, instructed Intermediate Level Education Phase I for the 16th Multinational Battle Group -- East officers here recently.

  • Thurman visits 25th ID Soldiers training in Korea

    Apr 13, 2012

    The top U.S. military commander in Korea met with American Soldiers from the Hawaii-based 25th Infantry Division at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in South Korea, April 12, 2012.

  • Speaker's ideas strike home against bullying

    Apr 13, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - Anti-bullying expert Michele Borba had some encouraging information about bullies when she spoke at Wiesbaden High School. Bullies learn their behaviors, Borba said during her March 22 talk, and that means bullies can change those behaviors. "Our kids are hardwired at birth for empathy," she said. "That's the good news."

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