Archive: Apr 2012

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  • Long Knife commanders remain Army Strong

    May 7, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--As "Reveille" played and the American flag was raised on the morning of March 23, commanders from the company through brigade level saluted and kicked off a PT competition to assess who is the fittest in the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Black Dragon Soldiers dominate obstacle course with Crossroads students

    May 7, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, competed against students from their adopted school at the Phantom Warrior Confidence and Obstacle Course Apr. 5.

  • Cav supports SAAM

    May 7, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas --Yellow ribbons represent the supporting of troops. Pink ribbons are for breast cancer and Red stands for the fight again HIV and AIDS. Yet teal ribbons are clinging to the trees of the 1st Cavalry Division Headquarters.

  • Beware of financial services scam

    Apr 13, 2012

    A scam to solicit money from service members and DoD civilians has been identified.

  • Students in Japan visit interactive museum dedicated to instant ramen noodles

    Apr 13, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 12, 2012) -- Third-graders at Arnn Elementary here visited the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama last week, where they were immersed in both the renowned history of instant ramen noodles, and the uplifting life story of the ubiquitous foodstuff's revered Japanese inventor.

  • Corps uses a 'greener' method of mowing the lawn

    Apr 12, 2012

    The "it" is a herd of more than 1,000 sheep and goats working their way around parts of Success Lake near Porterville, Calif. The lake is one of ten lakes and recreational sites managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District.

  • Gen. Thurman visits Rodriquez Range, Republic of Korea

    Apr 12, 2012

    Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, United States Forces Korea, visits with Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, during Exercise Foal Eagle. Thurman told the Soldiers that the training and participation with Republic of Korea forces is essential to the ongoing deterrence and security of the Korean Peninsula.

  • Corps to host Kid's Fishing Derby May 12 at Lake Russell

    Apr 12, 2012

    Mark your calendars and grab a fishing rod! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and the Lake Russell Recreation and Tourism Coalition will host the 24th Annual Kid's Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 12 at Richard B. Russell Lake in Calhoun Falls, S.C.

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

    Apr 12, 2012

    GALVESTON, Texas (April 12, 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.

  • Mortar testing a specialty at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

    Apr 12, 2012

    Whether carried by a Solider or attached to a combat vehicle, virtually every type and variant of mortar in the ground combat arsenal goes through rigorous developmental testing at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in southwestern Arizona. The facility is not only in the forefront of efforts to develop and field guided mortar projectiles, but also performs acceptance testing on lots of existing mortars on virtually a daily basis.

  • Army leaders open new energy lab for business

    Apr 13, 2012

    More than 300 government, industry and academic leaders converged on the Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Mich., for the grand opening of the Army's one-of-a-kind Ground Systems Power and Energy Laboratory, April 11, 2012.

  • FORSCOM launches SHARP Pledge campaign

    Apr 12, 2012

    In recognition of April as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Army Forces Command's Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program office launched a campaign this week to get Soldiers and civilians to sign a SHARP Pledge. The Pledge is a FORSCOM-specific initiative created by FORSCOM's EO/SHARP team to pro-actively engage Soldiers and civilians in discussion and making a commitment to combat sexual harassment and assault. By signing the Pledge, a person commits "to ACT, Intervene, and SUSTAIN A HIGH LEVEL OF MOTIVATION to eliminate Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault in the workplace." The pledge is based on the Army's I.A.M. (Intervene, Act, Motivate) Strong campaign.

  • Fort Sill dedicates clinic to combat medic, Oklahoman

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (12 April 2012) -- The post dedicated a new troop medical clinic to an Oklahoma combat medic who was killed in Vietnam.

  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day observed April 28

    Apr 12, 2012

    National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be observed locally and nationwide April 28. Sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the day is specifically set aside to allow an opportunity to safely dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medications at authorized locations in local communities.

  • Inline hockey draws Soldiers, civilians

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Michelle Obama Praises Troops, Families with Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central's 'Colbert Report'

    Apr 12, 2012

    New York Army National Guardsmen and Family Members of NY Guardsmen deployed to Afghanistan Recognized in Audience

  • Post celebrates joy of Easter

    Apr 12, 2012

  • The "Red Ball Express" -- Army Logistics Solutions During WWII and in Afghanistan

    Apr 12, 2012

    The success of any military mission depends on many factors, among these are the innovation and ingenuity of Soldiers on the ground. Better ways to complete the mission are sometimes adapted from lessons learned in past missions. In Afghanistan today, Soldiers have borrowed a technique that harkens back to World War II and the Allied invasion of Normandy, France.

  • 77th Army Band plays at Texas Rangers game

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Camp Soar expands for exceptional family members

    Apr 16, 2012

    The Exceptional Family Member Program's Camp Soar, a free camp for special needs children, will be June 5-7, 2012, at Hunt Lodge on Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • USACE rangers lead the way in defensive tactics training

    Apr 12, 2012

    Most recreation site visitors are peaceful, but tragic news stories about the killing of rangers, like National Park Service Ranger Margaret Anderson who was gunned down while on duty, serve as a reminder that the work rangers do can be dangerous. USACE rangers train to go from smiling and educating visitors to hand-to-hand combat if need be.

  • Task Force Defender assumes mission in eastern Afghanistan

    Apr 12, 2012

    The 1st Infantry Division's headquarters battalion assumed its mission in eastern Afghanistan April 12 in a ceremony on Bagram Airfield. The battalion, now dubbed Task Force Defender, took charge of operations in the Parwan province from the 1st Cavalry Division's headquarters battalion. Task Force Defender will conduct several missions in Parwan, ranging from support to security.

  • APG preparing for week-long celebration in May

    Apr 12, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground will continue a longstanding tradition with Harford County, as the entire community joins forces to salute America's armed services.

  • FORSCOM units earn awards in 37th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competition

    Apr 12, 2012

    The U.S. Army 37th Annual Military Culinary Arts competition was held at Fort Lee, Va. from Feb. 27 to March 9, 2012. This competition, the largest culinary arts competition in North America, is sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation. The annual competition showcases the talents of Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, Coast Guardsmen and Department of Defense personnel from around the globe.

  • Alan Jackson to perform June 30 at Fort Sill

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Screaming Eagle Soldier receives Distinguished Service Cross

    Apr 13, 2012

    A humble 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier received the nation's second-highest military honor in a ceremony, April 12, 2012, at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • Fort Sill maps past with new technology

    Apr 13, 2012

    Former cartographer Staff Sgt. Aaron Peterson, is using his Army training to map the cemeteries at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • Fort Sill angler boats two colossal catfish

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (April 12, 2012) -- A Fort Sill civilian caught two hugh catfish which were lake records for Lake Lawtonka.

  • 3 officers enter International Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2012

    Three international military officers were inducted into the International Hall of Fame April 5 at Fort Leavenworth. The Command and General Staff College honors past graduates who have gone on to hold the highest position in their nation's armed forces or an equivalent position in a multinational military organization. Some have even become heads of state in their home countries. Honorees were Gen. Erdal Ceylanoglu, commander, Turkish Land Forces; Brig. Gen. Iurie Dominic, chief of the main staff, commandant of the National Army, Republic of Moldova; and Brig. Gen. Roland Maunday, chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force. Their photos will hang on the fourth floor of the Lewis and Clark Center with those of others who have been inducted into the International Hall of Fame.

  • Ground System Power & Energy Laboratory

    Apr 12, 2012

    Interviews conducted with U.S. Senator Carl Levin (Michigan) & U.S. Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal during the GSPEL Opening Ceremony at Detroit Arsenal.

  • Enlisted Aide earns bronze in culinary competition

    Apr 12, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Latovia L. Wright, enlisted aide to Maj. Gen. Alan R. Lynn, U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon commander, competed against other culinary artist Feb. 29 through March 7 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • TACOM CG receives ANAD personnel update

    Apr 12, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Kurt Stein, Commanding General, U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, spent the majority of March 22 with Anniston Army Depot officials focusing on the workload and current challenges.

  • Anniston Army Depot partners to rebuild Saudi tanks

    Apr 13, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot recently contracted to overhaul 143 M1 Abrams tanks for Saudi Arabia's Royal Saudi Land Forces at Lima Army Tank Plant in Ohio.

  • ASA(ALT) PMILDEP LTG William Phillips Throws First Pitch at University of Tennessee, Knoxville Game

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Army Now - Health Care personnel in Italy are bringing TBI awareness to the troops

    Apr 12, 2012

    Health Care personnel in Italy are bringing TBI awareness to the troops.

  • "Joining Forces"

    Apr 12, 2012

    Sgt. Maj. Tracey Anbiya, senior enlisted advisor to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, takes the opportunity to share a smile with First Lady Michelle Obama during a visit to the White House. Representing the Sergeant Major of the Army, Anbiya was invited to the White House as part of the First Lady's "Joining Forces," anniversary.

  • Clinic monitors depot health

    Apr 12, 2012

    Most employees of Anniston Army Depot and its tenants visit the clinic for routine physical exams and medical surveillance exams.

  • Army Now - Commanding Sergeant Major Capel travels throughout Afghanistan to ensure Army standards

    Apr 12, 2012

    CSM Capel travels throughout Afghanistan to ensure Army standards are adhered to by troops.

  • Riding a motorcycle on ANAD? Check your PPE

    Apr 12, 2012

    Operators of privately owned motorcycles, trikes and mopeds must have a valid motorcycle license issued by civil authorities to drive the vehicle on public roadways. This is a list of personal protective equipment always required when riding a motorcycle, trike or moped at Anniston Army Depot.

  • Back to work, 34 years later

    Apr 12, 2012

    When Leverell Mann accepted a job at Anniston Army Depot in 1973, he was no stranger to hard work. As a former Marine and a longtime auto mechanic, he knew what lay ahead of him as he walked into the installation's engine shop. What he didn't expect was that his service to the depot would last only five years before an injury sidelined his federal career.

  • Rock of the Marne MPs use 'special sauce' to remain DUI free

    Apr 13, 2012

    The Soldiers of the 385th Military Police Battalion held an organizational week to promote the bonding that has pushed these military police to remain DUI free for more than 600 days.

  • Fort Rucker runs for survivors, fallen heroes

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Fort Rucker community will show its support for the Families of fallen heroes during the Survivors and Fallen Heroes 5k run April 28.

  • Swing into spring to help Soldiers

    Apr 12, 2012

    People on Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities finally have an excuse to work on their golf game by contributing to a worthy cause as the installation gets ready for the 22nd annual Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union Golf Tournament April 20.

  • April showers bring May flowers

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Easter weekend celebration reminded me of a popular phrase that I memorized as a teenager that encourages me to look forward to the month of May with excitement and enthusiasm, in spite of the depression that looms from the hard and long winter of the past several months -- that phrase is, April showers, bring May flowers.

  • Picerne housing goes to the dogs with Woofstock

    Apr 12, 2012

    Picerne housing is going to the dogs … and their owners. This is the third year Picerne Military Housing will host the Woofstock festival for the Families and pets living on post.

  • AAAA professional forum offers activities for spouses

    Apr 12, 2012

    The theme of this year's Army Aviation Association of America forum -- "Army Aviation -- Professional, Strong and Committed, Today and Tomorrow" -- can be applied to spouses as well as their Army Aviators.

  • Aim Point 2030, Aviation Campaign Plan focus of annual gathering

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Army Aviation Association of America's 2012 professional forum and exhibition revolved around themes of change, the Army Aviation 'Aim Point' 2030 and the Army Aviation Enterprise Campaign Plan April 1-4 in Nashville.

  • Fashion show features Miss Wiregrass Area

    Apr 12, 2012

    Miss Wiregrass Area Katie Andrews joins Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Fort Rucker community members in celebrating the Month of the Military Child April 20 at the main exchange mall area when she, along with post mothers and daughters, will model spring fashions for the lunchtime crowd beginning at 11 a.m.

  • Spotlight on...Deborah Van Heest

    Apr 12, 2012

    Learn more about Deborah Van Heest, ACC executive assistant and author.

  • Spring Fling broadens Soldiers' horizons

    Apr 12, 2012

    Spring break is coming to an end and the Fort Rucker Education Center is hoping to get education back on people's minds with its Spring Fling Education Fair April 27 that showcases to Soldiers and Family members the opportunities that are available.

  • Alcohol Awareness Month aims to help people stay safe

    Apr 12, 2012

    A few weeks ago, Jesse Hunt took a photo to share with a class he was teaching. The photo shows three white crosses planted on the side of the road not far outside the Enterprise gate.

  • Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Rucker's 98th Army "Silver Wings" Band strikes up its popular concert series Music Under the Alabama Stars April 20, and the band also plans a special event for the Army's birthday in June.

  • Post's 1st Earth Day Expo eyes future

    Apr 12, 2012

    Promoting sustainability on Fort Rucker and the surrounding communities is the message that the installation wants to get across with its first Earth Day Expo April 18.

  • Green Warrior Convoy Announced - "It's about saving Soldiers' lives"

    Apr 13, 2012

    The Army announced plans for a "Green Warrior Convoy" to demonstrate vehicle energy and educate the value of science and technology in Army vehicles.

  • Military children face hardships head on

    Apr 12, 2012

    Ava Petro has missed her father. For the past year, Sgt. Anthony Petro participated in security missions and helped train Afghan Security Forces in Afghanistan with the 127th Military Police Company, 759th MP Battalion.

  • Clinic provides more options

    Apr 12, 2012

    A month after the unofficial opening, staff members at the Mountain Post Behavioral Health Clinic have already settled into a routine, seeing Soldiers, Family members and civilians.

  • Discounts offered at Pro Shop

    Apr 12, 2012

    It took just four days for bargain hunters to purchase almost $30,000 of merchandise during the final sale at the Course's Pro Shop.

  • Summit supports educators, military children

    Apr 12, 2012

    Julie Moser is dedicated to her students. The elementary school counselor said she is constantly looking for ways to support her students, specifically the military children who come through her door.

  • Baltimore Orioles strike special deals with Fort Meade

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Baltimore Orioles are offering special deals for all service members throughout their 2012 march to the pennant by partnering with Fort Meade to create opportunities for military members and their families to experience Major League Baseball at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

  • Motorcycle course sharpens riding skills

    Apr 12, 2012

    Throughout the year, Fort Meade's Installation Safety Office offers three different motorcycle training courses for Soldiers looking to hit the streets on two wheels.

  • Easter egg hunters scramble for prizes

    Apr 12, 2012

    More than 250 children attended the 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 7 at the Fort Meade Youth Center.

  • Fort Lee Soldier earns Ultimate Warrior title

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (April 12, 2012) - A 23rd Quartermaster Brigade Soldier captured first place in the Combined Arms Support Command's Ultimate Warrior Competition that took place April 3-4 at Fort Lee and Fort A.P. Hill.

  • 595th Sapper Company trains for hybrid threat

    Apr 12, 2012

    Soldiers from the 2nd Engineer Battalion's 595th Sapper Company took to the hills of White Sands Missile Range the week of April 3rd to train up on a new kind of warfare. Looking ahead to a possible new kind of threat, the combat engineers conducted training in skills like route clearance, as well conventional combat engineer skills like obstacle placement, minefield placement, and reacting to fire.

  • New commander for 241st Military Police Detachment

    Apr 12, 2012

    Capt. Daniel E. McCarey assumed command of the 241st Military Police Detachment here at Fort Meade April 6.

  • On-post child care providers must obtain certification

    Apr 12, 2012

    May is considered an amnesty month for child care providers at Fort Meade who may be in violation of guidance for providing child care on an Army installation.

  • Blue Ribbon ceremony ties in Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Meade employees and community members gathered at Burba Lake Cottage on April 4 to kick off the installation's annual Child Abuse Prevention Month/Blue Ribbon ceremony.

  • Military teen docudrama about Army life will return to Fort Drum stage

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- If you missed standing in their shoes last time around, the teenage children of 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers whose reality-based play toured Fort Drum's off-post community last year will bring their poignant stories of Army life back to area stages this month.

  • Know symptoms of child abuse

    Apr 12, 2012

    Recognizing the symptoms of child abuse can help prevent lasting effects.

  • Bystander Intervention course focuses on prevention

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Meade's Army Community Service held a Bystander Intervention class April 10 to mark April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

  • Anderson promoted to major

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Fort Meade families join White House egg roll

    Apr 13, 2012

    Several Fort Meade, Md., families were among more than 35,000 people who participated in the 134th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, April 9, 2012.

  • Marty Owen receives certificate of appreciation from TACOM

    Apr 12, 2012

  • Fort Drum WTU Soldier leads by example

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Duty, honor, country are concepts to which most Americans, especially service members, can relate. But for Staff Sgt. Gheorghe Banaduc, squad leader with 4th Platoon, B Company, 3-85 Warrior Transition Unit, those words mean more than just a concept; they are a way of life.

  • Masters Champion spends time with Fort Gordon Soldiers

    Apr 12, 2012

    1982 Masters Golf Tournament Champion Craig Stadler spent the day at the Fort Gordon Golf Club with Soldiers signing autographs and giving demonstrations.

  • Paylor, Gonzalez chosen as FWP woman, supervisor of year

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Pine Bluff Arsenal's Federal Women's Program announced March 15, during the Women's History Month luncheon, that Debbie Paylor was named 2012 FWP Woman of the Year and Lt. Col. (Dr.) Diego Gonzalez was named 2012 FWP Supervisor of the Year.

  • Arsenal's Transportation Office receives Shipper of Merit Award

    Apr 12, 2012

    Pine Bluff Arsenal's Transportation Office recently received the 2011 Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's Shipper of Merit award. The award, according to information from Sharon Lavergne, Transportation Division Chief, was based on the Arsenal's timely and accurate submission of shipping instructions. Defense transportation regulation guidelines for these operations are based on an average of 95 percent. In 2011, the Arsenal's average was 99 percent.

  • Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits U.S. Army Cyber Command Headquarters

    Apr 12, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits U.S. Army Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Belvoir, Va., April 2, 2012, to gain situational awareness and ensure the Army is correctly prioritizing, balancing and integrating resources to support the cyber mission.

  • Cavalry Soldiers complete Ghost Avalanche II

    Apr 13, 2012

    The past month could definitely be described as "March Madness" for scouts of 1st Brigade Combat Team's 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment. This reconnaissance unit spent four weeks in the field conducting a series of exercises known as "Ghost Avalanche II."

  • 2nd BCT rail operations serve link in national chain

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT POLK, LA. -- The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), began rail operations Thursday to recover vehicles shipped from Fort Polk, La. The operation, which continued over the Easter holiday weekend, was part of a nationwide transportation chain.

  • Save A Life Tour brings DWI awareness

    Apr 12, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The Fort Drum Army Substance Abuse Program hosted the Save A Life Tour on the installation April 2-4 to educate Soldiers on the severity of drinking and driving, giving them a firsthand simulated experience of being intoxicated behind the wheel without them having to deal with real-life consequences.

  • American Girl Tea Party on tap

    Apr 12, 2012

    Don't be late! Don't be late ... for a very important date!

  • Easter service delivers message of hope

    Apr 12, 2012

    There are only a few times each year when Soldiers and families can really celebrate faith and hope.

  • Roberts takes command of Fort Jackson

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Jackson has a new commander. Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts, former deputy commander of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, Ky., assumed command Tuesday of the Army Training Center and Fort Jackson from outgoing commander, Maj. Gen. James Milano.

  • Celebrating the miltary child

    Apr 12, 2012

    The month of April is designated "Month of the Military Child" to recognize the sacrifices children of service members make. Fort Jackson schools took the opportunity Monday to show their students what their mothers and fathers do at Fort Jackson and have done across the Army.

  • Exchange named best in class

    Apr 12, 2012

    The Exchange at Fort Jackson/Shaw Air Force Base won the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Commander's Cup Award (medium category) for operational excellence.

  • Soldier runs Bataan Memorial Death March to honor WWII vets

    Apr 13, 2012

    The man in the wheelchair stood up, walked over and stuck out his hand. There were some protests from his family as he stood, but they let it pass.

  • Veterans return to Bastogne

    Apr 12, 2012

    Bastogne's history had always been turbulent. Founded by the Gauls during the time of the Roman Empire, it was granted formal charter in 1332 and absorbed into the Duchy of Burgundy more than a century later.

  • Corps of Engineers releases final report on Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

    Apr 12, 2012

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District eleased the final report on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.

  • U.S. Navy Customs support Army retrograde

    Apr 14, 2012

    Approximately 20 members of a U.S. Navy customs team from Kuwait are now assisting the 401st Army Field Support Brigade in their retrograde mission. The sailors who serve as customs agents help ensure that the vehicles are ready for shipment back to the United States.

  • Health officials: Unimmunized adults, teens present risk to infants

    Apr 13, 2012

    Army medical professionals are encouraging adults and teens to get a tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine in an effort to shield infants from a preventable communicable disease.

  • NCO induction ceremony held on Yongsan Garrison

    Apr 12, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea - A U.S Army noncommissioned officer induction ceremony was conducted here on Yongsan Garrison April 10.

  • March Madness hits Sembach

    Apr 12, 2012

    There is a tradition in college basketball known as "March Madness" where teams compete in a tournament to win a championship. For the Soldiers of the 18th Military Police Brigade and the Airmen assigned to the 435th Security Forces Squadron a similar tradition has begun.

  • U.S. Army Europe hosts first SHARP forum

    Apr 12, 2012

    Soldiers and Department of the Army civilians attended the first Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention program forum hosted by U.S. Army Europe with Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute instructors March 6-16 here.

  • 21st TSC chaplain helping Soldiers to better themselves

    Apr 12, 2012

    At first glance, he blends in well with a slightly rugged look, tall and fibrous, wearing airborne wings, an air assault badge and a ranger tab. He has a commanding voice and comes fully loaded with all the characteristics of a hard-core Soldier. Up close he emits welcoming, un-judgmental and kind qualities, and it doesn't take long to see that this Soldier is indeed a man of faith.

  • Volunteers help Yongsan be Army Strong

    Apr 12, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The army of Volunteers on U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan helps Servicemembers, Families and the entire Community in many ways. The Volunteer of the Year ceremony on April 20 is a reminder of the behind-the-scenes work that goes on all over the garrison every day.

  • Fort Wainwright honors volunteers

    Apr 27, 2012

    Col. Ronald M. Johnson, commander, United States Army Garrison Fort Wainwright, presented Hamby with the highest honor bestowed on a member of the U.S. Volunteers Corps: a personalized certificate and letter from the president, as well as a blue and gold lapel pin given only to those who have volunteered more than 4,000 hours over a lifetime.

  • CAPE conducts Army Profession training in Korea

    Apr 12, 2012

    Representatives from the Center for the Army Profession and Ethic conducted Army profession and ethic training April 2, 2012, at Youngsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Fort Hood offers recognition for Vietnam vets

    Apr 12, 2012

    Fort Hood, Texas, and the surrounding communities will gather May 21, 2012, on the installation to give area Vietnam veterans the recognition and welcome home they deserve.

  • Earth Day celebration set

    Apr 11, 2012

    The Camp Humphreys Earth Day Celebration is scheduled for April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Transformation Park.

  • Soldier to be awarded Distinguished Service Cross for valor

    Apr 11, 2012

    Sgt. Felipe Pereira will be presented with the Distinguished Service Cross by Gen. Raymond Odierno, chief of staff of the Army, during a ceremony scheduled for April 12 at the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters.

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