Archive: May 2012

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  • CAAA Enables STEM Event at Local High Schools

    May 16, 2012

    Crane Army Ammunition Activity helped to enable a local area high school Engineering Challenge April 12 by providing material and judges as part of its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.

  • Medal of Honor Citation: Specialist Four Leslie H. Sabo, Jr.

    May 16, 2012

    Medal of Honor Citation: Specialist Four Leslie H. Sabo, Jr.

  • Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Jacqueline D. Morris

    May 16, 2012

    Soldier Spotlight: Getting to know Staff Sgt. Jacqueline D. Morris

  • Yongsan thanks Korean National Police for keeping Community safe

    May 16, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea- You may or may not have recognized Korean National Police strolling the perimeter of U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan. They always stand guard at the gates, ensuring security at the border of garrison Yongsan 24/7 regardless of inclement weather to protect our Community.

  • Yongsan Military Police thwart thefts in housing areas

    May 15, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan Military Police have apprehended those suspected in several thefts troubling the Community. Credible evidence including fingerprints left at the scenes and resident interviews led investigators to question four individuals about the thefts that began last fall. About a dozen homes were hit in the Blackhawk and Eagle Grove housing areas. Among the items taken were iPods, iPhones, money and jewelry.

  • Strategic-studies symposium for graduate students to be held on Fort Bragg

    May 15, 2012

    Members of the public, academia, media and military community are invited to attend an academic symposium for graduate students studying national defense, security studies and related fields at 8:45 a.m., May 17 on Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Soldier's sacrifice, acts of gallantry honored after 42 years

    May 16, 2012

    Specialist Leslie H. Sabo Jr., married his fiancée, Rose Mary, in September of 1969 and had 30 days with her before he was sent off to Vietnam, and eventually, Cambodia. There, he would sacrifice himself to save his fellow Soldiers.

  • Army Ten-Miler sells out in record time

    May 16, 2012

    This year the Army Ten-Miler, the third-largest 10-mile race in the world, filled its 30,000 runner field in record time. ATM officials announced that the 28th annual race shattered all previous race registration records for both the priority and general registrations.

  • Gallantry to be honored after 42 years

    May 16, 2012

    His company commander will never forget the sacrifice that Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. made for his fellow Soldiers in Vietnam.

  • Army Family Action Plan Conference seeks solutions

    May 15, 2012

    Fourteen delegates, assisted by facilitation teams, discussed Army quality of life issues and heard from subject matter experts in many fields during the Army Family Action Plan conference May 9-11 in downtown San Antonio. The conference is a three-day workshop designed for open discussions and solution-seeking to issues concerning Soldiers, retirees, Department of the Army civilians and Army Families.

  • ECC commanding general visits 409th CSB

    May 15, 2012

    U.S. Army Expeditionary Contracting Command's Brig. Gen. Ted Harrison, commander, visited the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 6-10 to meet the workforce and gather information about the organization.

  • ASC leaders attend Honor Flight dinner

    May 15, 2012

  • Army celebrates military spouses with special events

    May 16, 2012

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Locally, Army Community Service, Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, hosted Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 9, at Fort Shafter's Hale Ikena.

  • Spouses support community

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Douglas Mulbury (center), commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, accepts a $169,094 check from Monica Land (left center), manager, Hui O Na Wahine Spouses Club Thrift Shop; and Jennifer Kelling (center, right), president, Hui O Na Wahine as Hui Thrift Shop employees look on, here, May 11.

  • Coach, teach, mentor - Sgts. Maj. style

    May 15, 2012

    Coach, teach, mentor - Sgts. Maj. style

  • Media Advisory: ACC to hold change of responsibility ceremony at Redstone

    May 15, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Army Material Command commanding general, will officiate at an Army Contracting Command assumption of command ceremony here Thursday, May 17.

  • Fort A.P. Hill streamlines return of land to beneficial use

    May 15, 2012

    Returning 100 acres to mission-related and recreational use in about half the time usually required for similar restoration projects was a milestone achievement for Fort A.P. Hill's Facility Lead Team.

  • OANRP recognized for superior work

    May 15, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- The Army's Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health presented the Natural Resources Conservation Team Award for 2011 to the Oahu Army Natural Resources Program, or OANRP, and U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, here, May 5.

  • U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii to bring history to life

    May 18, 2012

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii, located on the grounds of the Hale Koa Hotel and the Fort DeRussy Recreation Center, is honoring Armed Forces Day at the 12th Annual Living History Day, here, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19.

  • Commentary: Seeking help is the first step in long road to recovery

    May 15, 2012

    Recently I had to go to a funeral … one I shouldn't have had to attend. The gentleman was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Germany, and though only an acquaintance, his passing affected me personally. This man, who was obviously loved by his family and friends, fell on tough times, couldn't see a way out and took his own life.

  • Military families get free passes to national parks

    May 16, 2012

    From Alcatraz Island to Zion National Park, Soldiers and their families can visit more than 2,000 national parks, wildlife refuges, national forests, and other public lands around the nation this year, without paying entry fees.

  • Hurricane season approaches

    May 15, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Hawaii's hurricane season is in effect, June 1-November 30.

  • Military bands wow Waikiki audience during concert

    May 15, 2012

    WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Military service members, along with families and friends, attended the 27th Annual Combined Forces Military Band Appreciation Concert, May 2, at the Hale Koa Hotel, here.

  • Army Surgeon General celebrates Army's Women's Health Month at Fort Belvoir

    May 17, 2012

    The Women's Health Task Force celebrated their inaugural event at Fort Belvoir, Va., Monday to kick off the Army's Women's Health Month and recognize the unique challenges of being a woman in the Army.

  • Former enlisted Soldier hears the call to re-join the Army as an officer

    May 16, 2012

    Five years after he left the U.S. Army, former enlisted Soldier Don Gomez decided to re-join and become an Army officer. Now a second lieutenant after graduating from Officer Candidate School (OCS), Gomez says he wanted to come back because he missed the camaraderie and adventure of being in the Army.

  • Division West trains aviators to conquer central Asia's mountainscape

    May 15, 2012

    DOUBLE EAGLE II AIRPORT, N.M. -- Navigating safely over the rugged terrain of central Asia demands the best of man and machine, and the trainers of First Army Division West are bringing out just that in an Afghanistan-like environment west of Albuquerque.

  • RIA hosts Second Annual Prayer Breakfast

    May 25, 2012

  • First Army's Task Force Grizzly establishes fire department

    May 15, 2012

    CAMP BLACKHORSE, Afghanistan -- It has been over a month since a First Army Division West task force arrived in the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan.

  • 'Warrior Ride' comes to Carlisle Barracks

    May 15, 2012

    Carlisle Barracks, Army War College and U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command leadership met with wounded warriors who were taking part in a "Warrior Ride" May 10 when they stopped at the United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC). Warrior Ride is a nonprofit organization that supports wounded veterans with adaptive bicycles for recreation and rehabilitation.

  • Developmental Program Recognizes Army Civilian Contributions

    May 15, 2012

  • May 7, 2012 - Secretary of the Army Remarks at SHARP Summit

    May 15, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh speaks at the 2012 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Summit at the National Conference Center, Leesburg, Va.

  • Soldier-musicians: MWR offers chance to open for REO Speedwagon, Styx, Blue Oyster Cult

    May 15, 2012

    A Soldier will open the show for REO Speedwagon, Styx and Blue Oyster Cult when they perform at Fort Knox, Ky., June 23, as part of the Army Concert Tour. Through a partnership with Army Entertainment and The Midwest Rock 'n' Roll Express, one solo guitar artist will be selected by the promoters to showcase their talent in front of an audience of thousands in the "Rock Star for a Day" contest .

  • ASC hosts Asian Pacific American Heritage Observance

    May 15, 2012

  • 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomes new commander

    May 15, 2012

    KAISERNSLAUTERN, Germany --The 409th Contracting Support Brigade welcomed Col. William Bailey as its new commander during a change of command ceremony on the Panzer Kaserne parade field here May 10.

  • Acquisition exec observes 'decisive action' training at NTC

    May 15, 2012

    Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu visited the National Training Center not only to observe a wide range of equipment under fire, but also to discuss the new training methodology to prepare Soldiers for current and future-conflict scenarios.

  • Mexican, American militaries cooperate for hurricane response exercise

    May 17, 2012

    For the first time, American and Mexican militaries simultaneously conducted a coordinated disaster response exercise from May 2-9, 2012, in south Texas and in the Mexican states of Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi.

  • One JBM-HH urban legend passes the test of time

    May 15, 2012

    Countless military urban legends are run-away trains toward a fable. One tale - with supporting facts - lies at the heart of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Town Hall.

  • Sustainers visit Kandahar Transient Yard

    May 15, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, AFGHANISTAN (May 15, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) operations team visited the Kandahar Transient Yard, located near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on May 4.

  • Sustainers visit Kandahar Transient Yard

    May 16, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, AFGHANISTAN (May 15, 2012) -- Members of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) operations team visited the Kandahar Transient Yard, located near Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on May 4.

  • DCoE webinars provide forum for treatment

    Feb 25, 2013

    To better educate health professionals in the military on combat-related stress and injuries the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, has instituted a series of monthly webinars that bring various government agencies together to share information on the latest advances in treatment.

  • Elements of Twilight Tattoo: Uniforms of The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

    May 16, 2012

    To celebrate Twilight Tattoo on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, the Pentagram is taking a look "behind the scenes" at elements of the Army's most popular outdoor ceremonial pageant.

  • Texas National guardsmen participate in Ethiopian Women's Initiative programs

    May 15, 2012

    When U.S. Army Spc. San Juanita Garcia received the "cascarrones" her family sent from back home, she knew exactly what she would do with them. Crack after crack, the confetti rained over the girls' heads as Garcia shared her "cascarrones," or Easter confetti eggs, with the young Ethiopian girls at the St. Augustine Orphanage here April 18.

  • 'Troops to Trucks' initiative kicks off at Fort Lee

    May 15, 2012

    The military and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles are joining forces to help qualified servicemembers receive transportation-related civilian credentialing. During the Association of the United States Army Sustainment Symposium May 10, Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, Combined Arms Support Command commanding general, accepted a certificate from DMV Commissioner Rick Holcombe designating Fort Lee as a third-party testing site for the "Troops to Trucks" program.

  • U.S. Army Africa chaplain team engages Burundi counterparts

    May 15, 2012

    Recently, a two-man traveling contact team journeyed to the Defense Institute for Superior Army Training in Bujumbura, Burundi to work with 16 Burundi National Defense Force (BNDF) chaplains and psychologists with a focus on family counseling.

  • AFCEA Sponsors STEM Awards for Local Schools

    May 15, 2012

    It was a night to focus on the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Aberdeen Chapter, held its second annual awards program May 9 to recognize local students and teachers who are excelling in STEM education.

  • Remembering a hero: Medal of Honor recipient Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr.

    May 17, 2012

    Rose Mary Sabo-Brown vividly remembers May 15, 1970 as the worst day of her life. It was the day she learned that her new husband, Spc. 4 Leslie H. Sabo Jr. of the 101st Airborne Division, wasn't coming home from Vietnam.

  • Army Acquisition Executive observes equipment, realistic training

    May 16, 2012

    Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu spent several days observing Soldiers train with weapons and equipment provided by the Army's Acquisition community in a series of fast-paced, realistic "situational" combat scenarios at National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif.

  • 'Screaming Eagle' Soldiers oversee demining in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    May 15, 2012

    Years after the Great War of Africa ended, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is covered with remnants of war scattered throughout the country in the aftermath of one of the deadliest conflicts worldwide since World War II.

  • Fort Lee moms celebrate at White House

    May 16, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (May 15, 2012) -- Four Fort Lee Soldier moms received an invitation of a lifetime recently when they and their children were selected to attend the 2012 White House Mother's Day Tea with first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden on May 10.

  • 718th EOD Company assist JSA Security Battalion to improve their position

    May 22, 2012

    Panmunjom, South Korea -- U.S. Soldiers assigned to 718th EOD Company in Yongsan put their training and skills to the test this last week in a Combined U.S. and ROK operation to improve visibility along the Military Demarcation Line. Over the past ten years, vegetation has obstructed the view of some of the most dangerous territory on the Korean Peninsula. With this growth of vegetation it has not only began to cause a visibility problem for the Security Battalion but has given the cover and concealment to the North Korean People's Army (KPA) if they choose to infiltrate past the MDL. The only combined U.S. and ROK Battalion on the peninsula realized coordinated a ROK-US operation to clear the vegetation and restore visibility.

  • Danish Crown Couple visits War Memorial

    May 18, 2012

    SEOUL, Republic of Korea-- Danish Crown Prince Frederik Andre Henrik Christian and his wife, Princess Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, visited the War Memorial of Korea near U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan to commemorate the Soldiers under United Nations Command who lost their lives during the Korean War, May 10.

  • Army Rangers hold rare public ceremony to celebrate service, sacrifice

    May 15, 2012

    The South Sound community had the rare opportunity to join 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, in recognizing its own at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash., May 10, 2012.

  • Rodriguez commissions new officers, addresses graduates, honors wounded warrior

    May 15, 2012

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander of U.S. Army Forces Command, reunited a wounded warrior with his fiancée, commissioned 10 cadets, delivered a commencement address, and received an honorary degree during his two-day visit to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky.

  • Humphreys celebrates Spring Fest

    May 15, 2012

    The 2012 Spring Fest featured fun and entertainment for the whole family at Independence Park on May 12. Spring Fest is a Korean-American festival which allows Humphreys to welcome its host country citizens, and share with them U.S. food and culture.

  • BOSS provides spouses with free vehicle inspections

    May 14, 2012

    Members of the BOSS program conducted free vehicle inspections May 11-12 as part of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Camp Humphreys.

  • Inaugural award presented to district employee

    May 14, 2012

    Quana Higgins, a lead planner in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's Arizona-Nevada Area Office, received the first Kevin Inada Employee of the Quarter award during a ceremony held at the District headquarters May 4.

  • Nurses in the ranks: Military, civilian advocate for Soldiers, Families

    May 15, 2012

    The monitor beeps with a warning. Duty calls. A mother braces her child for his first vaccination. Duty calls. The doctor pauses before surgery for the patient brief. Duty calls. Worldwide tens of thousands of nurses -- military and civilian -- answer the call to duty to treat Soldiers and their families.

  • Company first sergeant, XO training side-by-side for JBLM Triple Threat Triathlon

    May 14, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- In college, 1st Lt. James Appel always wanted to compete in a triathlon. But, somewhere, he always found a reason not to.

  • Marksman embraces view from top

    May 14, 2012

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner recently won his fourth consecutive United States Practical Shooting Association Multi-gun National Championship in Las Vegas and his fifth overall.

  • 1-89 CAV hosts Boy Scout visit to Fort Drum

    May 14, 2012

    FORT DRUM, NY - More than a dozen soldiers from the 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment volunteered to spend Saturday teaching Boy Scouts from about six troops visiting from the Albany area about the military, physical fitness, field sanitation, land navigation and first aid May 12.

  • Women can now serve closer to the front line

    May 14, 2012

    Assignment policy changes took effect Monday that open at more than 14,000 positions to women. They were previously excluded because of the proximity to ground combat units.

  • 14 UGA cadets swear into the U.S. Army

    May 14, 2012

    ATHENS, Ga.(May 11, 2012) -- Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army/ARCENT commanding general, swears in cadets from the University of Georgia Army Reserve Officer Training Corps during a commissioning ceremony, May 1. The 14 cadets were sworn into the Army as second lieutenants. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Salcido, Third Army/ARCENT Public Affairs

  • Gatesville church brings Texas hospitality to training troops

    May 14, 2012

    NORTH FORT HOOD, Texas -- Army Reserve Soldiers training here with Division West for their deployment to Kuwait were treated to some Texas hospitality yesterday organized by the First Baptist Church of Gatesville.

  • Medical excellence

    May 14, 2012

    Soldiers earn Expert Field Medical Badges.

  • Leaders say Network Integration Evaluation improving Army acquisition

    May 15, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Lt. Gen. Bill Phillips, military deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, stressed the value of the Network Integration Evaluation construct to obtain Soldier feedback and rapidly field network equipment to meet their needs, during a visit to White Sands Missile Range, N.M., last week.

  • Sizing them up

    May 14, 2012

    UFC fighter takes Fort Riley Combatives Team to the mat.

  • Long Knife mortar men hang rounds to improve crew proficiency

    May 14, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas--"The mortar systems' purpose is to deliver direct, accurate, lethal fire indirectly on enemy forces so our flanking units can get through," said Sgt. First Class Joe Garcia, a mortar platoon sergeant.

  • Special Forces warriors stand tall in combat once again

    May 15, 2012

    For two Special Forces Soldiers, their personal courage, coupled with their desire to continue to serve alongside their Special Forces brothers, was stronger than any challenge that confronted them, including the amputation of their limbs.

  • Army Now - General Odierno vows to combat sexual assault, harassment with more training

    May 14, 2012

    Gen. Odierno vows to combat sexual assault/harassment with more training, ending the culture that accepts it.

  • Mobilizing soldiers at North Fort Hood enjoyed food, music and games this Mothers day

    May 14, 2012

    Mobilizing soldiers at North Fort Hood enjoyed food, music and games this Mothers day. The Gatesville, Texas community wanted to feed and entertain Soldiers leaving for and returning from assignments overseas at North Fort Hood with over 300 pounds of brisket and 150 pounds of sausage. The Soldiers at North Fort Hood were also serenaded by country music stars Clifton Jansky and Jack Murphy.

  • Commander's Memorial Day Message

    May 14, 2012

    To those who died securing peace and freedom, to those who served in conflict to protect our land and sacrificed their dreams of the day to preserve the hope of our nation keeping America the land of the free for over two centuries, we owe our thanks and our honor.

  • Striving for Excellence in Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion

    May 14, 2012

    The Asian Pacific American Heritage remembrance is held in May, because it coincides with two milestones in American history; May 10, 1869 marks the completion of the transcontinental railroad through contributions of Chinese workers, and May 7, 1843 when the first Japanese immigrants arrived.

  • Defense Ammunition Center fields new machine to assist Soldiers

    May 14, 2012

    A new piece of Ammunition Peculiar Equipment, APE, was developed for the Joint Munitions Command APE Program and fielded successfully to Soldiers at Fort Hood.

  • Fort Riley commander welcomes new K-State lieutenants to Army family

    May 14, 2012

    Fort Riley commander welcomes new K-State lieutenants to Army family.

  • Letterkenny Army Depot has Direct Impact on PATRIOT GTA Requirement

    May 14, 2012

    Chambersburg, Pa. - Letterkenny Army Depot's (LEAD) Major Item Division, under the Directorate of Industrial Operations, successfully completed the maintenance and fielding of the final Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept On Target (PATRIOT), Grow the Army (GTA), 1-62 Air Defense Artillery Battalion (ADA BN) sell-back at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Army to honor Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient

    May 14, 2012

    Army officials will honor the valorous actions of Spc. Leslie H. Sabo Jr., May 17, at 1 p.m., during a Pentagon Medal of Honor ceremony where he will be inducted into the Hall of Heroes. In 1970, Sabo distinguished himself, in Se San, Cambodia, while serving as a rifleman in Company B, 3d Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division.

  • Hohenfels celebrates the 'force behind the force'

    May 14, 2012

    Hohenfels community members gathered to honor their vast contingent of volunteers at an award ceremony and luncheon that celebrated the "force behind the force," April 18.

  • Job Shadow Day provides new skills for youth

    May 14, 2012

    The Joint Multinational Readiness Center Aviation Observer Controller Team, The Falcons, opened the airfield to students from Hohenfels Elementary School as part of a new take on Job Shadow Day, last month.

  • 2nd ID conducts revolutionary combined training in Korea

    May 15, 2012

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, conducted a combined battalion Culminating Training Event, formerly called External Evaluation, with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea Army's 125th Mechanized Battalion and 27th Tank Battalion.

  • Measles outbreak spikes in Europe, U.S.

    May 14, 2012

    Medical professionals here want to raise awareness about measles outbreaks in Europe and the U.S. Health officials observed a spike in measles cases in the U.S. and Europe in 2011 and are concerned about similar outbreaks in 2012.

  • V Corps cases colors in Wiesbaden on way to Afghanistan

    May 14, 2012

    The V Corps colors were cased in a ceremony in Wiesbaden, Germany, May 10, 2012, as the unit heads to Afghanistan.

  • Few of the few to pray

    Apr 18, 2012

    The Army accounts for a small portion of the U.S. population, and one of the smallest group inside the Army is the female chaplain.

  • Soldiers put NBC RV Strykers, Fox vehicles through .50-caliber range

    May 14, 2012

    With Soldiers safely tucked inside of the "Fox" or Stryker vehicles, the excitement of being able to quickly locate a contaminated area and protect troops motivated Soldiers from the 181st (Fort Hood, Texas) and 63rd (Fort Campbell, Kentucky) chemical companies under the 2nd Chemical Battalion, from Fort Hood, Texas to take their vehicles through the .50-caliber gunnery range at Yakima Training Center May 9. This range is part of many tasks this and other CBRNE units will complete at their Defense CBRNE Response Force (DCRF) training exercise.

  • Vietnam 40 years later: 101st Airborne Division veteran recalls Hamburger Hill

    May 18, 2012

    Forty-three years ago today, Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, started fighting the Battle of Hamburger Hill. Pvt. Dan Cochran was one of them.

  • Army champion shooter embraces view from the top

    May 15, 2012

    U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooter Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner recently won his fourth consecutive United States Practical Shooting Association Multi-gun National Championship in Las Vegas and his fifth overall.

  • Army completes network design for Capability Set 13

    Sep 11, 2012

    The Army has completed the network design for Capability Set 13, the first integrated group of advanced tactical communications technologies that will be fielded to Soldiers beginning this fall.

  • ROTC grad makes inspirational return to Eastern Kentucky University

    May 14, 2012

    Even after losing his left foot in an improvised explosive device explosion, 2nd Lt. Josh Pitcher wasn't about to let the injury keep him from seeing his fiancee receive her college degree.

  • Utah Guard linguists bridge language gap for 'Beyond the Horizon Guatemala'

    May 14, 2012

    Utah National Guard members from the 300th Military Intelligence Brigade are deployed as linguists in support of Beyond the Horizon Guatemala 2012 and are bridging the communication gulf between U.S. military personnel and the host nation's military and citizens.

  • General radiates enthusiasm for CBRNE Soldiers conducting homeland security exercise

    May 14, 2012

    Some Soldiers can spend a full 20-year career in the Army without ever meeting a general up close, let alone their commanding general. This was not the case May 10 for Soldiers participating in 2nd Chemical Battalion's full-scale exercise, which started April 30 and ends on May 22. Brigadier General Leslie D. Smith, commanding general of the 20th Support Command (Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and high-yield Explosive (CBRNE), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., honored troops with a visit to all three key sites spread out near Yakima Training Center (YTC).

  • USACE employee wins Emergency Preparedness and Employee Safety Award

    May 13, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Keeping people safe is Afghanistan Engineer District-South Commander, Air Force Col. Benjamin Wham's number one priority. So when new employee, Jeffrey Ice won the New York Federal Executive Board Emergency Preparedness and Employee Safety Award, May 11, it was cause for celebration.

  • Pacific Army Reserve names top Soldier, NCO

    May 14, 2012

    The 9th Mission Support Command announced the Pacific Army Reserve Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year during a ceremony, here, May 12. The Soldier of the year title went to Spc. Chung Lee, a carpentry and masonry specialist with the 797th Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Battalion, 9th MSC, who rose above the region's top Army Reservists.

  • Army chemical specialists endure what most will not

    May 13, 2012

    The Soldiers of B Co. wear this equipment to protect themselves from the hazards they may face when performing their missions. This training exercise sent them over 100 miles from Yakima Wash. to the U.S. Army's Umatilla Chemical Depot, Ore., in response to a simulated chemical leak in four munitions storage facilities.

  • 1st SFG(A) spouse builds healthy lifestyle, inspires others

    May 13, 2012

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- There aren't many stay-at-home moms like Tammy Colbert.

  • Top acquisition official visits network evaluation, emphasizes science, technology

    May 14, 2012

    Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu praised the ongoing Network Integration Evaluation and stressed the importance of blending science and technology into the modernization strategy while meeting with program managers, Soldiers and service leaders May 11, 2012, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

  • You call, we haul

    May 14, 2012

    The 41st Transportation Company, 88th Base Support Battalion from Fort Polk, La., plays an integral part of the 2nd CBRN Battalion's Defense CBRNE Response Force (DCRF). The 2nd CBRN's portion of the DCRF is made up of more than 800 Soldiers in 16 supporting units from six different military installations across the country who can respond to any U.S. CBRNE incident to prevent the loss of American lives.

  • 'Guess I really do look like Obama'

    May 14, 2012

    A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division who looks like President Obama even to Afghan troops his unit patrols with, describes how the Army has jumpstarted his life.

  • Paratroopers learn to leverage Afghan parnters

    May 15, 2012

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division learn to make the most of Afghan soldiers' experience and cultural knowledge during combined operations in Afghanistan's Ghazni Province.

  • Paratrooper patrol with Afghan soldiers in Ghazni Province

    May 14, 2012

    Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team patrol a village near Forward Operating Base Arian May 8, 2012, in Afghanistan's Ghazni Province.

  • Army Secretary sees Network Integration Evaluation 12.2 up close

    May 11, 2012

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh visits the 2nd Brigade combat team conducting the Network Integration Evaluation 12.2 at Fort Bliss, Texas.

  • Hawaii Military Appreciation Recognition Luncheon

    May 11, 2012

    May 10, 2012 The Army's top commander in the Pacific told a gathering of Hawaii's leading business and civic leaders that training Soldiers and taking care their families are his top priorities as the nation's focus shifts to the Asia-Pacific region.

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