Archive: May 2012

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  • Fort Drum Soldier becomes U.S. citizen, hopes to maintain native culture

    May 24, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- An American Samoan with a dream of becoming a U.S. citizen got his wish recently at a Syracuse, N.Y., courthouse, where he raised his right hand and swore allegiance to the country he has served for more than 18 years.

  • New lake facility shows commitment to quality of life

    May 24, 2012

    Soldiers and Families come to Lake Tholocco to enjoy an array of outdoor recreation activities and the new outdoor recreation facility offers a "one-stop shop" for whatever their needs may be, according to John O. Clancy, outdoor recreation and Lake Tholocco lodging program manager.

  • Soldiers earn German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

    May 24, 2012

    German Armed Forces Proficiency Badges were awarded to 42 participating Soldiers at a pinning ceremony May 16, the culmination of six weeks of intense physical training.

  • Detroit Arsenal associates observe Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    May 24, 2012

  • AMC civilian wins patriotism award

    May 24, 2012

    Spirit of America honorees named

  • Red Cross Celebrates 131st Birthday

    May 24, 2012

    American Red Cross celebrated its 131st birthday with an "open-house" at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait May 21.

  • More than 2,500 attend Lake Fest

    May 24, 2012

    Some walked along the shore or lay out in the sun while others paddled boats, played volleyball or built sandcastles. But whatever the activity, all seemed to enjoy the opening of swimming season May 19 at Lake Tholocco.

  • Army chief of staff presents Outstanding Civilian Service Awards

    May 25, 2012

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, presented five Outstanding Civilian Service Awards during this week's Twilight Tattoo, in front more than a thousand visitors and residents of the nation's capital.

  • Picerne's Pool Party kicks off summer of fun festivities

    May 24, 2012

    Fort Rucker Families don't have to travel to the beach to beat the Alabama heat or get their time in the sun this summer.

  • Anniston Army Depot continues facilities modernization

    May 24, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot took another step toward the modernization of its industrial processes May 11 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Powertrain Transmission Facility.

  • Event lets Aviation spouses earn their wings

    May 24, 2012

    They started the day with little military training, but by the end of it, they had earned their wings by completing four different exercises May 18 during Fort Rucker's fourth Aviation Spouse Day.

  • Hero 2 Hired program gets heroes hired

    May 24, 2012

    With a national unemployment average of about eight per cent, finding a job is not easy, especially in the economic times a redeploying Soldier currently faces. One of the newest solutions to literally hit the streets is the Mobile Job Store.

  • Army promotes National Safety Month

    May 24, 2012

    June is National Safety Month, and senior Army Leaders are asking Soldiers at all levels to use this opportunity to reaffirm their commitment to safety.

  • Spouses club gives $4,000 to school

    May 24, 2012

    The Fort Rucker Community Spouses Club gave a record donation of $4,000 to the Carroll High School band for the purchase of much-needed percussion equipment.

  • Assistant SecDef for Logistics and Materiel Readiness visits ANAD

    May 25, 2012

    Alan F. Estevez, assistant secretary of defense for logistics and materiel readiness, toured Anniston Army Depot May 23 to view the installation's capabilities and discuss its potential with Depot Commander Col. Timothy Sullivan and other depot leaders.

  • Depot, tenant conserve energy with new equipment

    May 24, 2012

    Anniston Army Depot and one of its tenants have recently upgraded equipment, including water heaters, lights and a large mobile shredder, to be more energy-efficient.

  • AER campaign raises more than $100,000

    May 24, 2012

    During the Army Emergency Relief campaign members of the Fort Rucker community have played their share of golf and witnessed high-ranking officials arrested -- all for the sake of raising money to support Soldiers.

  • ID scanning system enhances security

    May 24, 2012

    Fort Rucker will start using a new post access control system May 30 that both enhances security and simplifies the entry process for visitors to the installation.

  • Army leader goes back to school for students

    May 24, 2012

    Retired colonel succeeds in role as superintendent

  • ANAD commander encourages travel safety during holiday weekend

    May 24, 2012

    Col. Timothy Sullivan, commander of Anniston Army Depot, wishes the ANAD workforce a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.

  • Memorial Day Holiday Safety 2012

    May 24, 2012

    Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer, traditionally a hazardous season for the Army and the US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), with notable increases in off-duty fatal accidents. The MEDCOM is beginning the summer with three off-duty, privately-owned vehicle (POV) and privately-owned motorcycle (POM) fatalities this fiscal year and with the challenge to do all we can to eliminate future preventable accidents. I ask you to double your efforts on POC and POM accident prevention. Empower each individual to do what it takes to protect their self and the life of a fellow Soldier, Civilian, contractor or Family member.

  • Cavalry live-fire exercise highlights active duty component to foreign attachés

    May 24, 2012

    FORT DRUM, NY -- Eighteen foreign military attachés from 17 countries visited here as part of a tour of the active component this week. The group, hosted by the Foreign Liaison Directorate, viewed a live-fire exercise conducted by Soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment Thursday.

  • 'We found a community that we love'

    May 24, 2012

    Armed forces celebration grew wounded warrior's love for area

  • Contracting command 'indescribable honor'

    May 24, 2012

    ACC welcomes first commanding general

  • 187th instructors reach for top level

    May 24, 2012

    Fort Jackson is close to adding three more master level instructors to its ranks at the 187th Ordnance Battalion's Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic School.

  • ATSCOM, 164th TAOG gets new commander

    May 24, 2012

    Soldiers and Families said their goodbyes as Fort Rucker bid farewell to one of its commanders and welcomed a new commander to the Air Traffic Services Command and 164th Theater Airfield Operations Group.

  • Memorial Day not just for barbecues, beach fun

    May 24, 2012

    On Monday, May 28, many from this community will join me at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery to honor those members of our Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Memorial Day, for many Americans, marks the unofficial start of summer with backyard barbecues, a trip to the lake or just relaxing and enjoying a long weekend. But for many of us, Memorial Day holds a much deeper meaning.

  • Captains Career Course undergoing change

    May 24, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va, (May 24, 2012) -- The Army is currently in the process of redesigning part of a component of the Officer Education System to better meet the requirements of an expeditionary force.

  • Road blocks don't end at the front gate

    May 24, 2012

    George Watson, Sr., a former Tech. SGT with the Tuskegee Airmen, points out a photo of himself in President Obama's inaugural book to Sgt. Samuel Conrad of the 326th MPAD during an interview in Watson's home on February 21, 2012.

  • Schweinfurt clinic welcomes incoming commander

    May 24, 2012

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- A ceremonial passing of the colors here Wednesday put a new commander at the helm of the Schweinfurt Health Clinic as it moves through a period of transition. Lt. Col. Chadwick A. Bowers assumed command from Col. Emery Fehl at a ceremony at Conn Barracks, which was presided over by Col. Robert Goodman, Bavaria Medical Department Activity commander.

  • Girl Scouts 'go green' on World Thinking Day

    May 24, 2012

    Members of the Hohenfels Girl Scouts, with some help from some male siblings and a handful of adults, rolled up their sleeves and dug into the dirt to construct two "insect hotels" in Hohenfels, recently.

  • Afghanistan

    May 24, 2012

    Forward Operating Base Tarin Kot, Afghanistan - Ten years of conflict, multiple deployments and returning daily to the long hours of a dangerous job that can never actually be left. These are the realities of the lives of our American Soldiers in Afghanistan. They constantly deal with the stress of war where they are responsible for the lives of others and have to make vital heat of the moment decisions. The stresses induced by these facets of war are compounded by the lack of simple, everyday luxuries that many Americans probably take for granted.

  • Mobile Retention Program helps Soldiers continue to serve

    May 25, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- Having the right job, a job that fits, is very important for both employees and employers. To make sure Soldiers make the right decision, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan's Eighth Army Retention Office conducted Mobile Retention Training, May 21-24.

  • Soldiers strengthen ROK-US Alliance by taking to the streets of Yongsan

    Jun 5, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- "I really do appreciate their effort," said Sung, Jang-hyun, Yongsan Mayor. "They showed their willingness to help the Yongsan society. They always stay active in cooperating with city events and it really does help our city in many ways." U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Soldiers once again took one step forward to become a part of the local Community at Namyoungdong clean-up, May 23.

  • Army Secretary impressed with cyber studies program at Naval Postgraduate School

    May 25, 2012

    Army Secretary John McHugh visited the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., May 21, 2012, and got his own education on what the school offers the military and how the Army benefits from the educational opportunities provided at this international and joint educational institution.

  • District returns to Armed Forces Day in Torrance

    May 24, 2012

    The Los Angeles District returned to the City of Torrance to participate in its 53rd Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration May 19.

  • Humphreys celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage

    May 24, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - Asian-American and Pacific Islander heritage was celebrated with song and dance at the Youth Gym here May 23.

  • Twilight Tattoo honors Ravens coach, civic leaders

    May 24, 2012

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T Odierno honored Baltimore Ravens Coach John Harbaugh and four other civic leaders Wednesday evening for their service to Soldiers by inviting them as special guests to a "Twilight Tattoo."

  • May 19, 2012 -- Armed Forces Day Message, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta

    May 23, 2012

    Armed Forces Day Message. As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, The Pentagon, Saturday, May 19, 2012

  • Army Today - Soldiers visiting the Buchenwald Concentration Camp

    May 23, 2012

    Soldiers visiting the Buchenwald Concentration Camp to gain a unique perspective on a tragic event in history that the U.S. Army helped stop over seventy years ago.

  • Army Today - May 24th, 2012

    May 23, 2012

    This edition features a story on Soldiers visiting the Buchenwald Concentration Camp to gain a unique perspective on a tragic event in history that the U.S. Army helped stop over seventy years ago.

  • Safety first for Memorial Day!

    May 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

  • Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, sends a birthday greeting to the U.S. Army

    May 29, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, sends a birthday greeting to the U.S. Army. Also available in high definition. This version is in Spanish

  • Savannah Chamber of Commerce Salutes the Marne Division

    May 24, 2012

    With Memorial Day around the corner, members of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Council and the Coastal Empire community honored the Third Infantry Division and other service members May 23 during the Chamber's Military Appreciation Luncheon at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.

  • Westphal welcomes senior Mexican officers to Pentagon

    May 24, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with senior generals in the Mexican Army, Tuesday, at the Pentagon, to discuss Army-to-Army cooperation efforts, build cooperation and foster closer relationships between the two militaries.

  • Don't try this at home: Fort Leonard Wood Safety Fair shares summer safety dos, don'ts

    May 23, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood community members experienced what to do -- and what not to do --to stay safe this summer during the interactive Safety and Health Fair May 16 at Nutter Field House.

  • Reserve components need equipment to keep Soldiers engaged, onboard

    May 24, 2012

    The Army Reserve has about 86 percent of the equipment it's supposed to have on hand. But that equipment is only 66 percent modernized. That's a problem for keeping Reserve Soldiers trained, and for keeping up morale, said its commander.

  • Army Now - Harrisburg, Pa. show their support to the military with a celebration on Armed Forces Day

    May 23, 2012

    The city of Harrisburg, Pa. show their support to the military with a celebration on Armed Forces Day. Produced by Sgt. Tom Bixler. Includes soundbites from Holly Hurley, run participant and wife of a deployed soldier. Also available in high definition.

  • Anti-drinking and driving campaign visits Fort Leonard Wood

    May 23, 2012

    They call themselves the "shock jocks of anti-drunk driving." As part of the 100 Days of Summer safety campaign, the Save a Life Tour was on Fort Leonard Wood to present it's high-impact alcohol awareness program to troops.

  • Storm warning: National Weather Service teaches Fort Leonard Wood leaders about Missouri hazardous w

    May 23, 2012

    Looking into the sky and knowing what you are observing can mean the difference between life and death -- especially if it's severe weather. That's why the Springfield Office of the National Weather Service presented a severe weather briefing during Fort Leonard Wood's annual Safety Day on May 16.

  • Army Now - Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, III experiences Network Integration Evalua

    May 23, 2012

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, III experiences Network Integration Evaluation first hand in White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Produced by Sgt. Janelle Sennert. Includes soundbites from Spc. Yurika Mansion, of 1-35th Armor Regiment, and 1st Lt. Joel Martinez, platoon leader. Also available in high definition.

  • Registration cutoff for small business, industry events nearing

    May 23, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Registration ends May 26 for the Mission and Installation Contracting Command's free small business and industry outreach events here June 4 and 5 at Fort Sam Houston's Blesse Auditorium.

  • Army scientists prove light can get to a target through obscurants with virtual ghost imaging

    Jun 25, 2012

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists have demonstrated virtual ghost imaging through turbulence and obscurants using Bessel beam illumination.

  • 159th CAB changes hands

    May 23, 2012

    The outgoing commander of 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, for the past 26 months set the standard in training his Soldiers and leading them through a successful deployment, but more importantly, bringing them back home to their Families.

  • Army develops lighter, fuel-efficient generator

    May 23, 2012

    Army engineers were recognized for their collaborative efforts with small business to develop a transportable 100 kW generator that is 3,150 pounds lighter than those currently in theater.

  • Research Lab engineers showcase Army robotics at USA Science Festival

    May 23, 2012

    The small robotics team at U.S. Army Research Laboratory featured a maze for semi-autonomous systems on an aisle with six other Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) subordinate organizations at the second annual USA Science Festival, which was held April 28 to 30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Special Victims Unit: Memory plays key role in sexual assault cases

    May 23, 2012

    In order to help sexual assault victims and hold offenders accountable, there must be an understanding of the factors involved during a sexual assault, as well as what constitutes the act. Sexual assault cases are lost many times because people do not understand the actions of the victim. Victims do not act as society expects them to act when faced with a sexual assault, which is why 30 CID Special Agents and Staff Judge Advocate personnel attended the advanced sexual assault investigation training course held by the Family Advocacy Law Enforcement Training Division May 14 to 25 at the U.S. Army Military Police School.

  • Executive officer class offered at Fort Leonard Wood

    May 23, 2012

    The Maneuver Support Center of Excellence and Fort Leonard Wood will hold the first quarterly Executive Officer Course June 5-6 for Soldiers holding junior and senior executive officer positions.

  • Captains Career Course undergoing change

    May 24, 2012

    The Army is currently in the process of redesigning part of a component of the Officer Education System to better meet the requirements of an expeditionary force.

  • IBOLC executes combined-arms live fire, company attack

    May 23, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Like countless cycles of classes before them, students in the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course successfully completed a live fire followed by a company attack exercise last week on post. Unlike any before them, the missions were combined-arms endeavors conducted at the tank-accessible Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex.

  • Soldiers earn EIB

    May 23, 2012

    Some Soldiers will meet or exceed standards set by themselves or supervisors ultimately validating they have achieved excellence while maintaining a high level of professionalism. For approximately 730 Infantrymen from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team this is what they set out to do by earning their Expert Infantryman's Badge on Fort Drum's main post May 14-18.

  • Kansas City Auto Show

    May 23, 2012

    Pulling off a Lamborghini Production on a Yugo Budget.

  • Stay safe, be smart in summer heat, humidity

    May 23, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - It's that time of year when the weather heats up.

  • Armor branch aims to get more Ranger tabs for scouts

    May 24, 2012

    Now that the Armor School has planted new roots in the Maneuver Center of Excellence, it has a new mission: get more Cavalry scouts into Ranger School.

  • Education Not An Option, it's a Requirement

    May 23, 2012

    Battalion partners with local colleges to promote Future Soldier retention

  • MCoE names top warriors from annual competition

    May 23, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. - Three names stood out from among the rest during the 2012 Best Warrior Competition -- Staff Sgt. Cesar Ruiz, Sgt. Brenden Shannon and Spc. Jesse Jacklyn. They were dubbed the Maneuver Center of Excellence Drill Sergeant of the Year, NCO of the Year and Soldier of the Year, respectively, at Friday's award ceremony.

  • Training Beyond the Basics

    May 23, 2012

    Partnering with Drill Serbeants to Add Realistic Dimension.

  • West Point cadet earns Mason Award, prepares for Yale medical school

    May 24, 2012

    The Richard M. Mason Award was presented May 22, 2012, at Keller Army Community Hospital, at West Point, N.Y., to United States Military Academy Class of 2012, Cadet Anna Elizabeth Stein.

  • G-4 learns Lean Six Sigma to refine logistics

    May 23, 2012

    A group of 15 officers and one Army civilian recently wrapped up two weeks worth of training that will help them help the Army save time, manpower and money. To read the complete story follow this link: http://www.forthoodsentinel.com/story.php?id=9158

  • May 17, 2012 -- CSA Remarks Senate Army Caucus Breakfast

    May 23, 2012

  • Sinking the Shot

    May 23, 2012

    Coaching Basketball Earns Recruiter Community's Trust and Respect.

  • ASC prepares, tests reservists to augment LOGCAP

    May 23, 2012

    Army Reservists set to deploy in support of LOGCAP operations in Southwest Asia spent the morning of May 17 at Ramsey Test Track on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., as part of their pre-deployment training. During the training, the Soldiers were subjected to a high-tempo, high-difficulty assault course specifically designed to replicate combat conditions. During the exercise the Soldiers were evaluated on individual and collective combat-oriented tasks by Army Sustainment Command personnel.

  • Leadership, One on One Attention: Trains, Retains Future Soldiers

    May 23, 2012

    Leadership, emotional investment in enlistees spells success for Future Soldier training program.

  • Multi-agency partnership helps preserve critical piece of land for Florida Panthers

    May 23, 2012

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) determined that Florida Panthers wearing radio collars had crossed the Caloosahatchee River near a disposal easement owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a request was made for the Corps to relocate their easements, which would allow the property to be purchased and preserved as a panther crossing habitat. Through the collaborative efforts of numerous federal, state and private organizations, the 1,278-acre American Prime property in Glades County, a property described as a "keystone tract" in the single most important area in the state for ensuring the natural recovery of Florida Panthers, was purchased by The Nature Conservancy May 16.

  • End of an Era

    May 23, 2012

    Last Vietnam Veteran Recruiter to Retire.

  • MCTP participates in scientific study

    May 24, 2012

    During an exercise conducted by the Mission Command Training Program at Fort McCoy, Wis. last week members of the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team staff were exposed to a wide range of simulated threats and battlefield challenges. While this part of the exercise was a routine part of MCTP does, The Red Arrow Brigade was also given an opportunity to participate in a research project which may help MCTP conduct future evaluations of unit staffs.

  • Innovative Gym Class Opens Doors to School

    May 23, 2012

    The Army's new physical fitness program is the foundation for a program recruiters from the Chicago Battalion's 47th Street Station used to gain periodic access to a hard to penetrate public high school.

  • Cavalry live-fire exercise highlights active duty component to foreign attachés

    May 23, 2012

    Eighteen foreign military attachés from 17 countries visited here as part of a tour of the active component this week. The group, hosted by the Foreign Liaison Directorate, viewed a live-fire exercise conducted by Soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment Thursday.

  • Memorial Day 2012 Holiday Safety Message

    May 23, 2012

    On this Memorial Day weekend, we honor our Veterans who gave their lives to protect the liberties afforded all Americans. They did not celebrate war, but they stepped forward and answered when America called.

  • V Corps pays tribute to students

    May 23, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany - When U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Commander Col. David Carstens asked a gym full of Wiesbaden Middle School students to raise their hands if they had a parent deploying soon with V Corps, nearly 70 students raised their hands. When he upped that request to students who had ever had a parent deploy, nearly every hand in the room went up.

  • 3d ESC Soldiers receive combat patches

    May 23, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (May 17, 2012) -- After 30 days in country, Soldiers of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) marked their deployment to Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, May 17 by receiving their combat patch during a ceremony here.

  • Maj. Gen. Jeffrey W. Talley visits the 99th Regional Support Command

    May 23, 2012

  • Soldiers prefer lighter machine gun during assessment

    May 24, 2012

    A military utility assessment held at Fort Benning, Ga., in September 2011 has concluded that all participating Soldiers immediately noticed the reduced weight of a prototype light machine gun and most would prefer it to the current squad automatic weapon used in battle.

  • Missouri Guard chaplain works alongside Soldiers

    May 23, 2012

    U.S. Army Chaplain, Capt. Jason Smith, right, of the 311th Brigade Support Battalion, 110th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Mo. National Guard, addresses young people at a Guatemalan Christian youth center run by American missionaries. While deployed in support of Beyond the Horizon Guatemala 2012, a U.S. Army South-led humanitarian aid mission, Capt. Smith met the missionaries at a school reconstruction site and was invited to speak to the children that the center supports. (Photograph by Spc. Anthony D. Jones)

  • International Special Operations Forces to demonstrate combat capabilities for public

    May 23, 2012

    The United States Special Operations Command is inviting the public to watch U.S. and international Special Operations Forces demonstrate their combined combat capabilities outside the Tampa Convention Center, today at 1 p.m.

  • Commander honors APG workforce, Soldiers and Civilians for service, bids safe Memorial Day

    May 23, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, Aberdeen Proving Ground installation commander, honors military servicemembers for their service and remembers those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the nation. Ferrell advises the APG community to remain vigiliant and obersve safe practices during the 101 Critical Days of Summer, as Memorial Day approaches.

  • Maneuver Battle Lab assesses vehicles to develop Army ground combat vehicle

    May 24, 2012

    FORT BENNING, Ga. (May 23, 2012) -- The Maneuver Battle Lab is wrapping up the second phase of the Ground Combat Vehicle Non Developmental Vehicle assessments, which has Soldiers from Fort Benning's experimentation force conducting platoon-level operations on five different platforms.

  • When unknown substance found, response is immediate

    May 23, 2012

    Clouds begin to congest the sky blanking out the spring sun. As a package is removed from a bag by a post office worker, actions so seamlessly routine, one would have barely noticed the white powder sprinkle from the parcel. The post office mail manager stops, then realizing the seriousness of the situation places a call to the military police. A suspicious substance has been found.

  • Afghanistan Engineer District-North Contracting Officials award $43.77 million in April

    May 23, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracting officials awarded eight contracts totaling more than $43.77 million across seven provinces in northern Afghanistan in April.

  • Some call him 'Bob the Bugler'

    May 25, 2012

    Some know Hartmut Hausser simply as the charming security officer at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center who befriends passersby -- a welcoming fixture for staff, wounded Soldiers and visiting family members. Others call him "Bob the Bugler."

  • Schweinfurt garrison preps for closure, continues focus on community

    May 23, 2012

    Garrison officials in Schweinfurt, Germany, continue to focus efforts on the community even as they brace for a base transformation that will see its eventual drawdown and closure by the fall of 2014.

  • USARIEM Soldiers shine during training exercise

    May 23, 2012

    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Institute of Environmental Medicine participated in an exercise where they faced roadside bombs, reacted to attacks and defeated the enemy all while never leaving Natick Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Mass.

  • Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Abraham Borum III

    May 23, 2012

    Civilian Spotlight: Getting to know Abraham Borum III

  • Luau-themed dinner shows appreciation for spouses of deployed service members in Okinawa

    May 22, 2012

    TORII STATION, Okinawa -- A little rain didn't dampen the fun at a luau held May 19 on Torii Beach here for spouses of deployed military members from all branches of service.

  • American students visit DMZ, North Korea

    May 24, 2012

    Seoul American Middle School students visited Camp Bonifas and the Joint Security Area on the border of North and South Korea, May 18, 2012, stepping foot into North Korea.

  • Building big for water at Vandenberg

    May 22, 2012

    Vandenberg Air Force Base is currently home to the second largest reinforced concrete dome in the world. By summer's end, they may have some bragging rights anyway; a twin is on the way.

  • Army commits to security through renewable energy

    May 23, 2012

    The assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, in a bloggers roundtable today, said one of the reasons the Army is committed to one gigawatt of renewable energy is security.

  • Army develops generator 1.5 tons lighter than current option

    May 23, 2012

    Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers were recognized for their collaborative efforts with small business to develop a transportable 100 kW generator that is 3,150 pounds lighter than those currently in theater.

  • JBLM holds Asian-Pacific heritage celebration

    May 22, 2012

    Hundreds of service members gathered at the McChord Field Collocated Club, May 17, for this year's Asian-Pacific heritage celebration.

  • MICC members earn contracting awards

    May 23, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Five members of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command were among those recognized at the U.S. Army Contracting Command's annual contracting awards ceremony May 16 at Huntsville, Ala.

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