Archive: May 2012

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  • Website helps Fort Leonard Wood students share art around the world

    May 3, 2012

    Students at Thayer Elementary are able to share their lives through artwork on the world's largest online student art museum.

  • Fort Leonard Wood remembers horrors of Holocaust

    May 2, 2012

    The Fort Leonard Wood and Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Holocaust Days of Remembrance ceremony, hosted by the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade April 25, featured a special guest: Holocaust survivor Ben Fainer.

  • JTRS advances 'Cognitive Radio' concept

    May 4, 2012

    The Joint Program Executive Office for Joint Tactical Radio Systems is moving closer to its vision of Cognitive Radio, a concept engineered to allow a family of software-programmable radios to better use portions of the available spectrum, service officials said.

  • Presidio community hosts Earth Day event

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - Presidio community members learned ways to conserve and protect the Earth's natural resources during an informative and interactive booth-style fair here at the Berlin Wall Courtyard April 24.

  • WTU Soldiers say competition helps heal at Warrior Games

    May 3, 2012

    The Soldiers competing this week in the Warrior Games at Colorado Springs, Colo., are members of one of the 29 Warrior Transition Units spread across the Army.

  • JOINT CIVILIAN SERVICE COMMENDATION AWARDED IN IRAQ TO USACE PROGRAM MANAGER

    May 2, 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team member Douglas Harold Plachy was presented the Joint Civilian Service Commendation Medal from Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr., chief, Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq during a ceremony in Baghdad, April 24.

  • Everyone plays role in reducing POM energy use

    May 2, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. - "Nothing will work, but everything might." Though these enigmatic words by author Clay Shirky were about the print media businesses struggling to adapt in the internet age, they ring equally true for current energy and water challenges.

  • Expert Field Medical Badge: 112 step up for the challenge, 21 earn coveted badge

    May 3, 2012

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Soldiers are always training to meet the standard and do their best. They strive to win at the challenge. But when it comes to earning the U.S. Army's Expert Field Medical Badge it's the attention to detail even seconds that can make or break person from earning the Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • May 1, 2012 -- CSA Remarks at Silver Star Medal Presentation to SGT Laughery

    May 2, 2012

  • Fort Lee honored as Army Community of Excellence

    May 2, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 2, 2012) -- Each year, installations from around the world compete in the Army Chief of Staff's Army Communities of Excellence Program that recognizes superior performance in installation management. This year, Fort Lee earned an honorable mention in the competition that encourages and rewards installations that optimize their environment and demonstrate a commitment to facilities and exceptional customer service.

  • USO recognizes Fort Drum flight medic with prestigious award

    May 2, 2012

    NEW YORK -- A 10th Mountain Division (LI) flight medic who performed dangerous missions in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan last year received a prestigious USO award Tuesday during an event at the Plaza Hotel in midtown Manhattan. Sgt. Julia Bringloe, who deployed with the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, received one of five Military Leadership Awards during the USO's 46th annual Woman of the Year Luncheon sponsored by the USO of Metropolitan New York.

  • CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center launches new supply web tool

    May 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Logistics and Readiness Center recently rolled out the new Long Supply Review, or LSR, a new web tool built by the CECOM Logistics and Readiness Center headquarters web team, completed in this past February.

  • SecArmy pays call on Army world-class athletes

    Jul 26, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited with nine Soldier Olympians and Paralympic hopefuls from Installation Management Command's U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, May 1, 2012, at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Service Life Extension Program Breathes New Life into an Aging Warrior with an Upgrade to the AN/TSC

    May 2, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The AN/TSC-93 Tactical Satellite, or TACSAT, System's Service Life Extension Program, referred to as SLEP, recently produced the AN/TSC-93E, Lynx.

  • President speaks to troops at Bagram Airfield

    May 2, 2012

    President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance on Bagram Airfield to speak with U.S. troops stationed here during his trip to Afghanistan May 2.

  • JBLM bandsmen representing the Army one riff at a time

    May 2, 2012

    EUREKA, Calif. -- There are jobs, and then there are hobbies. Few people can successfully meld the two into one. But Sgt. Robert Chiaravallotti -- leaning against a guitar amplifier taller than his waist, his fingers dancing rapidly across the strings and neck of a bass guitar hanging over his shoulder -- is clearly one of those few.

  • Fort Hood WTB Operation Warfighter job fair helping Soldiers transition

    May 2, 2012

  • Fort Hood WTB Operation Warfighter career fair opening doors for transitioning Soldiers

    May 2, 2012

  • USACE L.A. District employee dons Navy blue and gold

    May 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District now has another Navy Reservist in its ranks of civilian employees. David Rodriguez, a field engineer with the District's Arizona-Nevada Area Office, recently received his commission in the Reserves.

  • Armor School rolls out Sullivan Cup

    May 3, 2012

    Fort Benning is bracing for a tank invasion next week as the Armor School stages its first-ever Sullivan Cup. Teams of four Soldiers each are en route from installations around the globe to lock up in the four-day competition, a test of their precision gunnery skills that'll determine the Army's top tank crew. It's scheduled to begin Monday and continue through May 10 at various venues on Harmony Church.

  • Lopez becomes first Master Gunner at ATEC

    May 2, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Jessie Lopez earned the unique distinction of being the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command's first noncommissioned officer to complete the Bradley Master Gunner Course April 13 at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Massaging away the miles

    May 2, 2012

    After a four-hour marathon, the four hands and 20 fingers could finally take a break. Together the two volunteer massage therapists from Comfort for America's Uniformed Services (CAUSE) had rejuvenated the battered bodies of 38 weary cyclists who had just completed leg three in the 350-mile Ride 2 Recovery Texas challenge, which raises awareness for America's wounded warriors.

  • New York National Guard Participates in Security Mission on Anniversary of Bin Laden Death

    May 2, 2012

    Members of the New York National Guard's full-time security force in New York City completed their 100th Multi-Agency Super Surge operation at Pennsylvania Station here on May 2 as New York City went on security alert on the anniversary of the death of Osama Bin Laden. The New York Army and Air National Guardsmen who comprise Joint Task Force Empire Shield and augment law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs and other key locations in the city were part of the effort to dissuade any potential attackers. The Multi-Agency Super Surge, known as a MASS, involves the New York Police Department, the Port Authority Police Department, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, New Jersey Transit Police, Amtrak Police and the Department of Homeland Security working together to flood a potential target with alert eyes.

  • Tripler's psychiatry residency program earns accreditation, increase in residents

    May 2, 2012

    TRIPLER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Hawaii -- The Department of Psychiatry, here, received notification that its residency-training program received a five-year reaccreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's Residency Review Committee, April 24.

  • Army Secretary speaks at the annual 2012 Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army conference

    May 2, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh Speaks with Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) during the annual 2012 CASA conference held in Tucson, Arizona April 25, 2012. CASAs provide individual advice to the Secretary of the Army, the Army Chief of Staff and commanders at all levels on public sentiments toward the Army. Additionally, they work closely with key influencers within their area of responsibility to disseminate information about the Army's objectives, roles, requirements and major programs to the public.

  • Convoy Vigilance = Zero Injuries

    May 2, 2012

    In the early morning hours of Dec. 18, 2011, the last U.S. convoys rolled across the desert border at Khabari Crossing, Kuwait, and closed the final chapter of the war in Iraq. The 1st Theater Sustainment Command had not only accomplished the colossal task of withdrawal within two months, but, most importantly, did it with neither loss of life nor serious injury. News camera crews and photographers, perched atop flatbed trailers by the side of the highway, focused on the procession of trucks entering into Kuwait to capture the momentous event. Though invisible to a high-definition camera, the 1st TSC safety program, the linchpin of this mission, had also triumphed in this hour by achieving thousands of hours of safe convoy driving through hostile territory.

  • Treacherous Trails

    May 2, 2012

    Like most people, I grew up riding bicycles. As the years passed, my use of bikes progressed from fun to a mode of transportation. I covered many miles on two wheels during my college years. Shortly after moving to Italy with my husband, I took up the hobby of mountain biking.

  • Indiscipline -- Beyond Risk Acceptance

    May 2, 2012

    What is the No. 1 cause of privately owned motorcycle accidents across the Army today? That question can be answered in one word -- indiscipline.

  • National Asian American/Pacific Islander Month

    May 2, 2012

    May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month -- a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Island).

  • Paratroopers remain vigilant along Afghanitan's Highway 1

    May 2, 2012

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team patrol no-man's land between Kabul and Kandahar along the country's most important road, Highway 1.

  • Stay Aware to Stay Alive

    May 2, 2012

    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a good time to reflect on how the responsibility to ride safely rests on the shoulders of the rider. There are those in the motorcycle world who refer to the rider as a pilot. Others, however, might describe a rider as the "loose nut behind the handlebars" or other monikers not suited for print. If you, as a rider, are not in the rider/pilot group, you are not only bringing discredit to yourself, but to the rest of us who ride motorcycles safely. Riding a motorcycle is, of itself, not inherently dangerous. What is dangerous is riding unsafely, which leads to crashes and drives up injury and fatality rates. In many cases, riders are their own worst enemy.

  • The Pain of Lane Splitting

    May 2, 2012

    Last October, one of my closest friends, Cynthia, was involved in a fatal accident while touring California on her motorcycle. She was accompanied by her husband and my good friend, Tim.

  • Aircraft Logbook Review

    May 2, 2012

    The aircraft logbook (NSN 7510-00-889-3494) is one of the most important pieces of equipment an aircrew will inspect during a preflight. Aviators are responsible to ensure all sections of the logbook are filled in, checked for accuracy and completeness and the applicable forms are dated. This review is the last informal step in the quality assurance/quality control process.

  • Continuing Vigilance Necessary

    May 2, 2012

    Defining terrorism, determining the threat, and identifying anti-terrorism program requirements are some of the topics discussed at the Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington Antiterrorism Officer Basic Course held at Fort Belvoir, April 23 - 27, 2012.

  • General Perna takes farewell tour of Blue Grass Army Depot

    May 2, 2012

    Brig. Gen. (P) Gustave F. Perna, commanding general of Joint Munitions & Lethality Life Cycle Management Command and Joint Munitions Command, and members of Perna's headquarters staff visited the depot for a briefing, tour and farewell Tuesday, April 17.

  • From horseshoes to "shukran"

    May 2, 2012

    The new general instruction building at Presidio of Monterey in Monterey was completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District in March 2012. It is the second of three general construction buildings the Sacramento District is working on for the post and the Defense Language Institute.

  • Women continue to advance in the Army

    May 2, 2012

    In recent days the Army announced two significant moves that open thousands of new opportunities to women. First is a six-month assessment of an exception to the Direct Ground Combat Assignment Rule.

  • Fort A.P. Hill Earth Day Celebration draws hundreds of students

    May 2, 2012

    More than 700 students flocked to Fort A.P. Hill for its annual Earth Day Celebration April 19.

  • USO honors Dunwoody as Woman of the Year

    May 3, 2012

    Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander of Army Materiel Command, was honored by the USO during a luncheon in New York City, May 1, 2012.

  • President Obama speaks to troops on Bagram Airfield

    May 2, 2012

    President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance on Bagram Airfield to speak with U.S. troops during his trip to Afghanistan, May 2.

  • Military Families in the forefront as AFAP delegates choose top issues to address

    May 3, 2012

    When issues arise throughout military installations and become concerns for our military Families, our leaders step in to help resolve these issues.

  • Making a Difference One Soldier at a Time

    May 2, 2012

    In an environment where operations never seem to slow and everyone is on constant alert; soldiers very often begin to feel the effects of a sometimes chaotic and always demanding profession.

  • Odierno presents Silver Star, observes training at Fort Polk

    May 2, 2012

    Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno visited the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, La., May 1, 2012, to observe training and to present a Silver Star to Sgt. M. Joshua Laughery for his actions during a battle in Afghanistan's Wardak Province on Sept. 12, 2011.

  • Gen. Austin visits AMC

    Mar 12, 2013

    REDSTONE ARSNEAL, Ala. -- Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, recently visited the U.S. Army Materiel Command, where Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody commands. Discussions included the industrial operating base, such as AMC's depot and arsenals, and their importance to the future of the Army and how it directly relates to the readiness of America's forces. He also received a tour of the building from Col. Daniel T. Williams, director of AMC Public and Congressional Affairs. U.S. Army photo by: Chris Putman, AMC Public Affairs.

  • Sharing the Ordnance story

    May 2, 2012

    About 30 area business leaders got the opportunity April 19 to learn firsthand about the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps' mission. Members of the Association of the United States Army, who participated in this inaugural community event for the Ordnance School, spoke with instructors and got a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes to see what it takes to develop Soldiers who are tactically and technically proficient in their military occupational specialties.

  • Brig. Gen. James T. Williams takes command of 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade

    May 2, 2012

    CHICOPEE, Mass. - Brig. Gen. James T. Williams, a resident of Monroe County, Georgia, takes command of 302nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 412th Theater Engineer Command, following a change of command ceremony held April 22, 2012 here at Westover Air Reserve Base.

  • Ministry 'sweet spot' leads chaplain to civilian service

    May 2, 2012

    Lieutenant colonel retires his military stole Sunday

  • Tax assistance center delivers return on investment

    May 2, 2012

    Mostly-volunteer operation closes doors after tax year

  • Job shadow day teaches kids about Redstone

    May 3, 2012

    Local students visit AMCOM for a day

  • AER campaign seeks strong finish in May

    May 2, 2012

    Nearly $100K short of last year's pace

  • New contract ensures continued innovation

    May 2, 2012

    Prototype Integration Facility extends support to Soldiers

  • Missile defense gives edge on battlefield

    May 2, 2012

    Annual conference speakers update weapon technology

  • Flying high

    May 2, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea - Chief Warrant Officer 4 David R. Lilly, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, reached a milestone here today that very few military pilots ever achieve when he surpassed 10,000 flight hours as an Army rotary-wing aviator.

  • 25th ID participates in Foal Eagle in South Korea

    May 2, 2012

    POCHEON, South Korea - Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks in Hawaii, participated in a plethora of training exercises at Rodriguez Live Fire Complex in March and April, as part of Foal Eagle 2012.

  • Eighth Army CG addresses Korean Military Academy

    May 2, 2012

    The Eighth Army commanding general called South Korea an "amazing ally" during an address to the Korean Military Academy in Seoul, May 2, 2012.

  • Warrior Games - Basketball

    May 2, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited with members of the Army's 2012 Warrior Games basketball team during one of their practices in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 1. The team provided McHugh a chair and convinced him to join them on the court, giving him a greater appreciation for the difficulty of playing the sport sitting down.

  • Yongsan Soldier gives great show at Best Warrior

    May 2, 2012

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- "I want to be able to lead my Soldiers the way my NCOs are leading me." Those words helped sum up Pfc. Jacob Durski's excellent performance at the 2012 Installation Management Command Best Warrior Competition here, April 24.

  • Senator Kerry Visits DFIP

    May 2, 2012

    U.S. Sen. John Kerry, Massachusetts senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, toured the Detention Facility in Parwan April 28, 2012.

  • Yongsan-gu and Garrison fire departments showcase firefighting skills

    May 3, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Katchi Kapshida. We go together. Two fire departments separated by language, but connected by mission held a joint fire drill at Hannam Village, April 19. Both the Yongsan-gu Fire Department and U.S. Army Garrison Fire and Emergency Services teamed up not only for an operational drill, but to solidify its strong working relationship.

  • Soldiers wear denims for awareness

    May 2, 2012

    Soldiers from the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command wore blue jeans to work April 27 in support of Denim Day in Area IV.

  • Warrior Games - Cycling

    May 2, 2012

    A selection of photos taken during the cycling event at the Third Annual Warrior Games, May 1, 2012, Colorado Springs, Colo., during a visit by Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • The Banzons

    May 2, 2012

    It has been 29 years since Lt. Col. Roy D. Banzon, a former Philippines citizen, took his oath to become a U.S. citizen. On April 6, 2012, almost three decades later, a Banzon recited the oath, but this time it was his son, Romar Manlangit Banzon.

  • Pacific Armies strengthen ties during medical conference in Thailand

    May 2, 2012

    Military Medicine professionals from 45 Pacific nations are in Bangkok this week taking part in the 22nd Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference.

  • Small test at Watervliet reveals huge potential savings for DOD

    May 2, 2012

    The Watervliet Arsenal has just completed a yearlong study to determine if military boiler plants could be made more efficient and environmentally friendly and this month, the results are in and they show a potential to save millions of dollars for the Department of Defense.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Rhett T. Kelly

    May 2, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know 1st Lt. Rhett T. Kelly

  • Third Army Soldiers take aim to be named Top Shot

    May 4, 2012

    CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- Third Army Soldiers went to the range to prove who had the skills to be named the Top Shot during a competition here May 1.

  • Signal Soldier competes, places in 2012 Warrior Games

    May 7, 2012

    After months of training and competing to make the team, athletes from all American armed forces branches and British armed forces joined in the opening ceremonies held April 30 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Two-hundred athletes are participating in the Third Annual Warrior Games, where wounded servicemembers compete in Paralympics sports among other comrades.

  • Army women dominate 2012 Warrior Games cycling

    May 2, 2012

    The Army women's upright cycling team swept the competition at the 2012 Warrior Games, taking the top three positions. The men's recumbent team added another gold and bronze to the Army's medal count.

  • President Obama thanks service members in Afghanistan

    May 2, 2012

    After joining Afghan President Hamid Karzai in signing a strategic partnership agreement in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul today, President Barack Obama took to the airwaves at Bagram Airfield to update the American people on the mission in Afghanistan.

  • President Arrives in Kabul to Sign Pact, Address Nation

    May 1, 2012

    President Barack Obama arrived in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul today for a whirlwind visit with Afghan and NATO leaders, White House officials announced.

  • Army asks for armed aerial scout demonstration

    May 2, 2012

    The Army released to industry a request for information about a replacement for the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aircraft, April 25, 2012, including a proposal to industry to provide for the Army a demonstration of the current state of the art in rotary-wing aircraft and their subsystems.

  • Patriot Brigade warrior awarded Silver Star

    May 2, 2012

    A sergeant was awarded the Silver Star today for clearing a basement of insurgents in Afghanistan and directing the medical evacuation of wounded comrades during a firefight.

  • Observance honors military kids' resiliency

    May 1, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- More than 200 attentive and engaged youngsters jointheir active duty Soldier parents for a child-sized physical training exercise hour, Tuesday, at the annual "PT in the Gym" event, at Fort Shafter, April 24

  • Armed Forces Boxing Preview: 132lb weight class

    May 1, 2012

    The Pentagon's Channel's 2012 Armed Forces Boxing Championship is available now. Look for it Friday at 1300ET, online at www.pentagonchannel.mil/boxing and on iTunes.

  • Toby Keith tours Kandahar

    May 1, 2012

    Country music star Toby Keith takes his USO tour to Kandahar, Afghanistan, where he entertains troops and holds a meet and greet.

  • Commander in Chief Obama visits Fort Stewart

    May 1, 2012

    Commander in Chief Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama address troops at Fort Stewart about a new push to stop fraudulent loan practices by some colleges.

  • Doing the dirty work

    May 1, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Gregory Sengsy, Hale Kula Elementary 5th-grade student, digs out composting worms during a student-led tour of Hale Kula Elementary's Saving Your Nation's Energy, or SYNERGY, Outdoor Classroom, here, April 18.

  • Opening ceremonies mark start of 2012 Warrior Games

    May 1, 2012

    First Lady Michelle Obama and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Martin Dempsey praise the resilience of wounded warriors competing in this year's Warrior Games competition in Colorado Springs.

  • Hero 2 Hired program helps Redeploying Reserve and National Guard Soldiers find jobs

    May 1, 2012

  • USAG-HI re-emphasizes communication tools, methods

    May 1, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The "Ask the Garrison Commander" program is designed as a communication tool to allow Soldiers, civilians and family members to get concerns addressed and questions answered by the garrison commander.

  • JVEF grants support state public schools

    May 1, 2012

    HONOLULU -- Board of Directors with the Joint Venture for Education Forum, or JVEF, approved 19 grants worth more than $800,000 to support Hawaii public schools.

  • Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne) activates headquarters company

    May 1, 2012

    The newly established Special Warfare Education Group (Airborne) formally activated its Headquarters and Headquarters Company during a ceremony May 1 on Fort Bragg, N.C., taking another step toward building a fully manned and equipped organization dedicated to educating U.S. Army special-operations Soldiers.

  • May is Hawaii Military Appreciation Month

    May 1, 2012

    HONOLULU -- The state of Hawaii has declared the month of May as Hawaii Military Appreciation Month. This is a time for everyone to give thanks to the troops and their families for their untold and unselfish sacrifices.

  • USAG-HI pursues Tree City USA

    May 1, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The first step toward receiving Tree City USA recognition for four Oahu Army installations was completed with the planting of Native Hawaiian trees on Fort Shafter, Aliamanu Military Reservation, Wheeler Army Air Field and Helemano Military Reservation, April 20.

  • Hawaii is tackling the trash

    May 1, 2012

    WAIPAHU, Hawaii -- Two bicycles, one shopping cart, a carburetor, a TV and the front seat of a car were just a few of the "finds" discovered by Army volunteers at an Earth Month Cleanup, here, April 21.

  • KUSAHC duo takes APG NCO, Soldier of the Year honors

    May 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Team APG hosted a Days of Remembrance ceremony in commemoration of the Holocaust at the post theater April 26. Edith M. Cord, a Holocaust survivor, shared the story of how her father and brother were taken by Nazis during the night to eventually die in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

  • Families benefit from donation

    May 1, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Last year was an exceptional year for U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's Blue Star Card Program, managed by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Fort Polk Soldier earns Silver Star for courage under fire

    May 3, 2012

    Sgt. M. Joshua Laughery, with Devil Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, was awarded the Silver Star by Chief of Staff of the Army Ray Odierno, May 1, 2012, at Fort Polk, La.

  • APG celebrates Earth Day/Arbor Day

    May 1, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Community members attended the Aberdeen Proving Ground's annual Arbor/Earth Day celebration held at the APG Museum April 27. The event highlighted the installation's stewardship to the environment in support of the principles of Arbor Day and Earth Day.

  • USAG-HI celebrates volunteers at annual ceremony

    May 1, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's Army Community Service hosted the 2012 Installation Volunteer Ceremony at the Nehelani, here, April 19.

  • APG community recognizes its volunteers

    May 1, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - 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 27 nominees, the Family member category had a record 38 volunteers nominated for the top honor.

  • Post, education leaders kick off NMSI education program for military teens

    May 8, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Aberdeen Proving Ground leaders joined Harford County Public Schools officials to celebrate the expansion of the National Math & Science Initiatives program for local high school students at the HCPS headquarters in Bel Air April 30.

  • Uncovering the colorless core of the Army's network

    May 3, 2012

    Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, the second generation of the Army's tactical communications backbone, will provide an on-the-move colorless core, enabling commanders to command and control their units without fear of the enemy intercepting sensitive information.

  • Secretary of the Army and the Army Warrior basketball team

    May 1, 2012

    The Secretary of the Army was convinced by the basketball players to test out one of the chairs used and gained a greater appreciation for the sport when it's played sitting down. Here, he talks to one of the players who presented him a shirt signed by the team and has their team's mantra, "Muscle and Metal."

  • A Call to Duty, Retired Soldier Continues to Serve his Local Community

    May 1, 2012

    Retired Lt. Col. Bill Carter's normal workday consists of enabling and resourcing medical training for our Nation's Army Reserve and National Guard formations mobilizing and training under First Army before deploying overseas. However, once his First Army duty day ends Carter transforms from First Army trainer into a volunteer firefighter -- on call to fight fires or rescue those in need from crashed cars or burning buildings.

  • Alaska Stryker brigade comes home

    May 1, 2012

    In a dimly lit hangar here April 22, friends and families gathered anxiously awaiting the arrival of more than 300 Arctic Wolves Soldiers returning from a yearlong deployment in Southern Afghanistan.

  • Students experience technology, space during annual event

    May 1, 2012

    Students and their parents enjoy Bring Your Child to Work Day April 26

  • TACOM LCMC leader to be inducted into the Ordnance Hall of Fame

    May 1, 2012

  • April - June AL&T Spotlight: Lou Hamilton

    May 1, 2012

  • Final Archive Search Report gives insight to past herbicide tests conducted at Fort Detrick

    May 1, 2012

    The final Archive Search Report of the outdoor testing of herbicides at Fort Detrick during the 1940's through 1960's, with the important details presented to the Fort Detrick Restoration Advisory Board here, April 18.

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