Archive: Jun 2012

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  • Fort Carson engineers, fire fighters support Waldo Canyon Fire containment

    Jun 30, 2012

    More than 100 Fort Carson engineers, assigned to 4th and 52nd Engineer Battalions, with support from 43rd Sustainment Brigade, and Fort Carson fire fighters supported efforts to prevent the Waldo Canyon Fire from spreading throughout the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Why We Serve: Spc. Nathaniel Rose

    Jun 30, 2012

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, Afghanistan (June 30, 2012) -- From a small town in Montana to a small base in Afghanistan, Spc. Nathaniel Rose feels at home -- to a degree -- here in Afghanistan's mountainous Ghazni Province.

  • Picerne working with installation, BGE following severe weather

    Jun 30, 2012

    Picerne Military Housing is working with the installation and BGE to restore power and address storm-related damage/clean-up in the neighborhoods.

  • America's Corps colors uncased

    Jun 30, 2012

    After a year marked by transitions while leading International Security Assistance Forces Joint Command in Afghanistan, I Corps uncased its colors June 26 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Col. Joseph Gaines retires after 26-year Army career

    Jun 29, 2012

    After commanding at USAKA/RTS for two years, and almost 26 years in the U.S. Army, Col. Joseph Gaines retires from the military.

  • Col. Boehm appointed 26th commander of USAKA

    Jul 11, 2012

    Col. Joseph Gaines relinquishes command of U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll to Col. Shannon Boehm June 27.

  • Pets provide healing support, research documents

    Jun 29, 2012

    HONOLULU -- With uncertainly in the military family, due to constant moves and deployments, one stabilizing factor providing comfort in stressful times is our four-legged family members.

  • Nation's independence to be celebrated at Schofield

    Jun 29, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The public is invited to celebrate Independence Day at the annual Fourth of July Spectacular, here.

  • Signs of support

    Jun 29, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Sgt. Chad Meadows (left) and Cpl. James Hall (right), both from the Directorate of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, join teenagers from the Teen Center to bring awareness to drivers about speeding hazards on WAAF.

  • USAG-HI to take pulse on services

    Jun 29, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will field a community-wide survey July 1-31. The purpose of the survey is to gather customer feedback about the quality and importance of the services the garrison provides.

  • Garrison honors exemplary employees for service

    Jun 29, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Thirty-three stellar employees received recognition for their performance and the impacts they have made in U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii during an Employee Recognition Breakfast at the Nehelani, here, Tuesday.

  • Fireworks are prohibited on post

    Jun 29, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Residents, workers, patrons and visitors are reminded that fireworks are prohibited on all Army installations.

  • Paratroopers launch packable drone

    Jun 29, 2012

  • National Guard dual-status commander appointed for Colorado wildfires

    Jun 29, 2012

    ARLINGTON, Va. (6/29/12) -- A National Guard dual-status commander has been appointed to support wildfire response and relief efforts in Colorado.

  • 71st Chemical Company Certification Exercise

    Jun 29, 2012

    The U.S. army uses certification exercises to confirm if a unit is ready to deploy overseas. The 71st Chemical Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command earned their certification as they responded to simulated chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats across Oahu June 17-22

  • 59th Ordnance Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 29, 2012

    Col. Thomas A. Rivard assumed command of the U.S. Army Ordnance School's 59th Ordnance Brigade in a ceremony June 29 on Whittington Field.

  • USACE Galveston District's PAO Recognized as Government Communications Team of the Year

    Jun 29, 2012

    HOUSTON (June 29, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District's Public Affairs Office was recognized as the Government Communications Team of the Year at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter's 2012 Excalibur Awards, June 28.

  • 7th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command, welcomes new commander

    Jul 2, 2012

    New commander for the ROTC brigade responsible for Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

  • Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass nominated as chief of the National Guard Bureau

    Jun 29, 2012

    President Obama has nominated Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass, the deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command, as the 27th chief of the National Guard Bureau, according to the Congressional Record.

  • IMCOM boss visits Alaska

    Jun 29, 2012

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- (June 29, 2012) Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, commanding general of Installation Management Command, and his wife Margie, visited Alaska last week and spent the longest day of the year in Fairbanks, June 21. The general, accompanied by IMCOM Command Sgt. Major Earl Rice started off early with a visit to the Physical Fitness Center and a run around Ladd Army Airfield. IMCOM's commander, also the Army's Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Command, toured Army Community Service and met with Gold Star Family members.

  • Address updates essential for absentee voting

    Jul 2, 2012

    With nearly 151,000 Soldiers serving abroad, the secretary of Defense designated June 28 through July 7, 2012, as Armed Forces Voters Week to get the word out about absentee ballots.

  • MCTP hosts mass atrocity prevention, response exercise

    Jun 29, 2012

  • Fireworks use illegal on Presidio

    Jun 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- On the Fourth of July, the nation will celebrate its 236th birthday. For most of us the weekend will be filled with family gatherings, festivals and fireworks.

  • CECOM hosts world-wide Joint communications exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Jun 29, 2012

    Senior communications leaders toured the 19th Annual Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise, or JUICE 2012, June 28, at the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, C4SIR, Center of Excellence.

  • Maj. Gen. Terry addresses the TACOM LCMC Team

    Jul 6, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Michael Terry hosted his first town hall with the TACOM LCMC workforce, Thursday, June 28, 2012 to a full house that included video links to 34 TACOM LCMC remote sites.

  • Army Now - Colorado National Guardsmen battle the second largest wild fire in the state's history

    Jun 29, 2012

    Colorado National Guardsmen battle the second largest wild fire in the state's history.

  • Fallen Soldier recognized with building dedication

    Jun 29, 2012

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- A Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center graduate was memorialized with a building dedication June 22 in recognition of his bravery and selflessness in paying the ultimate sacrifice for his country.

  • AMC Value Engineering achievement award winners

    Jul 5, 2012

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Department of Defense announced the winners of the fiscal year 2011 Department of Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards. A ceremony was held to recognize the recipients' outstanding achievements through the application of Value Engineering at the Pentagon.

  • New tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

    Jul 2, 2012

    New equipment and training, part of the Army's "Capability Set 13" begins fielding in October. The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of at Fort Bliss, Texas, will be the first recipients of more than 15 new systems included in the set.

  • USACE Galveston District boat operators hone their seamanship skills

    Jun 29, 2012

    Keeping waterways open for the safe navigation of vessels is no easy task -- even for seasoned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' boat operators who brave the elements year round to collect essential hydrographic survey data that is used to help determine dredging cycles. To ensure operators incorporate safety while working to provide a safe environment for mariners, they must complete a refresher course designed to hone seamanship skills as part of the USACE Galveston District's renewed commitment to water safety.

  • Marne Soldiers compete in golf, paintball tournaments

    Jun 29, 2012

    Marne Soldiers from the Third Infantry Division participated in the golf and paintball tournaments as part of the Marne Week activities June 26-27 at Donovan Field and the Hunter Golf Course at Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

  • Army Now - Col. Greg Gadson becoming new garrison at Fort Belvoir

    Jun 29, 2012

    Col. Greg Gadson becoming the first double amputee garrison commander at Fort Belvoir.

  • New Zealand Army and US Soldiers hold Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief conference

    Jun 29, 2012

    Soldiers of the U.S Army, Pacific Contingency Command Post hosted a conference June 18 - 22 and subject matter expert exchange with soldiers from the New Zealand Army's Headquarters Deployable Joint Task Force.

  • ASC honors 12 Army members

    Jun 29, 2012

    The Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., bid farewell to 12 Army members during an afternoon award, retirement and retreat ceremony held June 28 on Constitution Square. The members -- nine Soldiers and three civilians --were honored for their service to the command, the Army, and the nation.

  • Army Now - Soldiers go through the gas chamber at Camp Atterbury

    Jun 29, 2012

    Soldiers going through the gas chamber at Camp Atterbury, IN.

  • Army Today - Ending of deployment at Guantanamo Bay

    Jun 29, 2012

    Military Police from the New York Army National Guard ending a year long deployment at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba.

  • Fort Drum community, SMA celebrate nation at annual Mountainfest

    Jun 29, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- After a week of Family fun, sporting events and competitions testing Soldiers' warrior tasks and battle drills, Fort Drum's annual Mountainfest concluded with a day of celebration June 28 at Division Hill. Among the activities planned were ATV rides, paintball and a car and audio competition. After all the daytime events, Fort Drum Soldiers, Families, community leaders and Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler paused for Salute to the Nation. Following the formal ceremony, Soldiers put on a live air assault demonstration for spectators, followed by a concert by T.J. Murphy, local singer and former division Soldier, and country music star, Jake Owen.

  • A Better Life

    Jun 29, 2012

    Afghans receive skill training.

  • NETCOM bids farewell to DCG

    Jun 29, 2012

    Members of the Network Enterprise Technology Command bid farewell to Brig. Gen Frederick A. Henry, deputy commanding general, in a Retreat ceremony June 28, in front of Greely Hall on Fort Huachuca.

  • Sinise thanks Soldiers for their service

    Jun 29, 2012

    Soldiers and Family members of the Warrior Transition Battalion gathered under a warm summer sun Saturday to celebrate each other and welcome actor-musician-USO supporter Gary Sinise, and Medal of Honor recipient Drew Dix to Fort Wainwright.

  • High school scholars visit NSRDEC

    Jul 2, 2012

    Thirteen students from the Research Science Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology visited Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, June 26, 2012, to learn a little bit about what goes on there.

  • 11th Aviation commander joins in gunnery and flight activities

    Jun 29, 2012

    As Company B, 1/214th General Support Aviation Battalion conducted their annual training in and around the mountains of Boise, Brig. Gen. Pete Quinn, commander of the 11th Aviation Command, stopped by to observe some of the training on June 21.

  • Simmons earns 2nd Presidential Rank Award

    Jul 3, 2012

    For the second time in his career, Brian M. Simmons, executive technical director for the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, received a Presidential Rank Award, this time of Distinguished Executive Rank. Simmons received the Meritorious Executive award in 2007.

  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    Jun 30, 2012

    Over three days in 1863, 46,000 - 51,000 Soldiers died during the largest battle of the Civil War.

  • Healthy foods cost less than less healthy foods

    Jun 29, 2012

    Obesity is linked to many serious health conditions, such as diabetes and cancer. Like other Americans, military Warriors, past and present, and their families feel the effects of obesity through negative health impacts and out-of-pocket costs. For example, the inability to meet service weight and physical fitness standards is a common reason for early discharge. According to a recent Army study, "Too Fat to Fight," 27 percent of all Americans 17 to 24 years of age are too heavy to join the military. Another major concern is the negative effect of obesity on force readiness.

  • Research lab chief scientist gains presidential recognition

    Jun 29, 2012

    New technologies to help the Army protect Soldiers resulted in a 2011 Presidential Rank Award for Dr. Stephen Lee.

  • Combating childhood obesity: A family affair

    Jun 29, 2012

    At what age do you remember starting to make healthy food choices? For many of us those decisions don't happen until later in life. The obesity epidemic has grown considerably in recent years, particularly in children and adolescents. In fact, one in every three American children is overweight or obese. Like other childhood health conditions such as diabetes and asthma, obesity in children requires some form of lifestyle intervention. Numerous studies have found that overweight children and teens are much more likely to become overweight adults unless they make positive lifestyle eating and physical activity changes. Parents and guardians are key decision-makers who affect the lifestyle needs when it comes to the nutrition, physical activity and health of their children.

  • Strep throat: Not your average sore throat

    Jun 29, 2012

    People often think that any painful sore throat is strep throat and that antibiotics are needed to make it better. This belief is not true. Strep throat is an infection of the throat and tonsils caused by streptococcal bacteria. The throat gets irritated and inflamed causing a sudden, severe sore throat. Most other sore throats are caused by a virus. Sore throats caused by a virus are also painful. If you have cold-like symptoms such as a runny or stuffy nose and coughing, you probably do not have strep throat.

  • Soldiers compete in body building competition

    Jun 29, 2012

    Competitors flexed their biceps, thighs, calves and even back muscles at the 2nd Annual Bodybuilding Competition, Saturday, at the Solomon Center.

  • HIRED! program provides teens with work experience, stipend

    Jun 29, 2012

    Finding a first job can be a daunting task for today's teenagers as even traditional "teen jobs" are harder to find in this economy.

  • Colorado wildfires affect SMDC team

    Jul 3, 2012

    SMDC comes together to support victims of wildfires

  • Fort Jackson police officers are mountain bike certified

    Jun 29, 2012

    Five Fort Jackson police officers made history last week by becoming the first certified mountain bike police officers on post.

  • Dining facility aims for taste of victory

    Jun 29, 2012

    Linda Watson, manager of the Drill Sergeant School dining facility, said she wasn't worried about preparing for her evaluation in this year's Philip A. Connelly Awards. The program is held annually to recognize excellence in the preparation and serving of food in both garrison and field environments, but Watson said the dining facility's staff had done nothing special to prepare for last week's evaluation.

  • New Virtual Portal Connects Army Command Worldwide

    Jul 2, 2012

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) recently implemented an innovative Microsoft SharePoint portal for its workforce, which will centralize command data and applications to a single location for the first time.

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety 2012

    Jun 29, 2012

    With great courage and vision our founding fathers created this Nation with the ideals of liberty and independence for all. I encourage you to reflect on these values and the freedoms we cherish as we celebrate our independence on our Nation's 236th Birthday.

  • Ex-NBA ref blows whistle on PTSD

    Jun 29, 2012

    Bob Delaney said it's time to change the way people think about post traumatic stress.

  • Independence Day 50-Gun Salute to the Nation

    Jun 29, 2012

    There will be a special 50-gun salute to the nation at high noon on July 4 at Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall, Whipple Field by Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard) Presidential Salute Battery.

  • Fort Carson helps with evacuees as wildfire rages

    Jun 29, 2012

    Fort Carson, Colo., opened its doors, June 26, 2012, to displaced service members and families forced to flee their homes due to the danger posed by the out-of-control Waldo Canyon wildfire.

  • Paratroopers, Afghans build post in heart of Taliban country

    Jul 2, 2012

    For a company of paratroopers planted in the heart of Taliban country, newly built Joint Security Station Hasan in southern Ghazni Province is a chance to make a real difference.

  • Afghan flight medics train for air treatment

    Jul 2, 2012

    As the U.S. continues to prepare Afghan forces to conduct operations independent of U.S. support, the Army is training Afghan medics to properly implement medical care while in flight.

  • OBT's BG Karen Dyson addresses Defense comptroller Program Students

    Jul 10, 2012

    BG Karen Dyson addressed more than 30 students in the Defense Comptroller Program at Syracuse University.

  • Fair aims to educate public on living, staying healthy

    Jun 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- In an effort to educate Soldiers and their families on the importance of staying healthy, Army Public Health Nursing held a health fair at the Kalakaua Community Center, June 14, here.

  • USAHC-SB welcomes new commander

    Jun 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Col. Joseph Bird relinquished command of U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks to Col. Mary Krueger during a change of command ceremony, June 26, at Soldiers' Pavilion, here.

  • Army Reserve engineers reduce fire risks, help Native Americans in South Dakota

    Jul 2, 2012

    Soldiers from the 340th Engineer Company conducted fire management in the Black Hills of South Dakota for their two-week extended combat training that started June 9, 2012.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year competition ends, winners to be announced

    Jun 28, 2012

    Within hours, the active and reserve component 2012 Drill Sergeants of the Year will be announced.

  • Change of Command Brings in New USAG Commander

    Jun 28, 2012

    Command of U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca passes from one commander to another in time-honored Army tradition.

  • 'Dining in the dark' at Camp Zama teaches participants to savor the flavor

    Jun 28, 2012

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 27, 2012) -- "Is this a Japanese sponge?" asks a blindfolded woman sat at a table after biting into a piece of cooked tofu.

  • DLNR, Army Corps of Engineers Break Ground for Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project

    Jul 5, 2012

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today broke ground for the construction of the Kawainui Marsh Environmental Restoration Project in Kailua, O'ahu.

  • Presidential Rank Awards presented to four AMC professionals

    Jul 5, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- June 28, 2012 -- Under Secretary of the Army the Honorable Joseph Westphal presents the 2011 Presidential Rank Awards to four Army Materiel Command professionals during an official ceremony at the Pentagon, Thursday.

  • Army Conducts Successful Demonstrations of the Ground Based Sense and Avoid System

    Jun 28, 2012

    The Army successfully validated the technology and capabilities of the Ground Based Sense and Avoid (GBSAA) System in a series of demonstrations held at Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah in June. The success demonstrated a major milestone and places the Army one step closer to flying unmanned aircraft systems into national airspace using a ground based sense and avoid system.

  • Army to deliver new network technologies

    Jun 29, 2012

  • Visible Honor for Invisible Wounds

    Jun 28, 2012

  • 'Wolfhounds' strengthen leadership, train in urban warfare

    Jun 28, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The echoes of a barking dog and children playing rang through the marketplace. Shops advertised their fresh goods, and peculiar scents lingered in the breeze. A group of men gathered outside a flower shop as squads of Soldiers took up secure fighting positions.

  • New Joint Munitions Command Leader Visits First Site

    Jun 28, 2012

    Brig. Gen. O'Connell arrives at Crane

  • CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

    Jun 28, 2012

    CASCOM commander tours Ordnance School

  • Fun, safe, memorable Independence Day planned

    Jun 28, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood and the Directorate of Family & Morale, Welfare and Recreation will be hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration beginning at 3 p.m. July 4 on Gammon Field.

  • Army Now - Soldiers competing in Army South's Best Warrior Competition

    Oct 9, 2012

  • All fun and games at Fort Leonard Wood USO

    Jun 28, 2012

    Fort Leonard Wood's USO served up lasagna with a side of old-fashioned fun at the monthly Family Game Night Friday.

  • Like this! Fort Leonard Wood drill sergeant answers questions from public live via Facebook

    Jun 28, 2012

    With the popularity of social media, Fort Leonard Wood is using the Internet to bring one of the post's most knowledgeable assets directly to personal computers around the world -- drill sergeants.

  • Treating Hypotension Using Intrathoracic Pressure Regulation Therapy

    Jul 3, 2012

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command tasked its Combat Casualty Care Research Program at Fort Detrick, Md., with seeking out ways to lower the casualty figures related to conditions associated with hypotension/hemorrhagic shock.

  • Naval invasion: Seabee Battalion trains on Fort Leonard Wood

    Jun 28, 2012

    The U.S. Navy descended upon Fort Leonard Wood Friday in the form of hundreds of Seabees for a two-day battalion-level command post exercise. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 15, headquartered in Belton, Mo., was on post to prepare for their 2013 deployment to Afghanistan. NMCB15 is made up of 550 Seabees spread across seven reserve centers: St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield, Mo., Wichita, Kan., Des Moines, Iowa, Sioux Falls, S.D., and Omaha, Neb.

  • IMCOM Assists Deployed Soldiers through VA Hiring Fair

    Jun 29, 2012

    DETROIT -- Installation Management Command is often referred to as the Army's home but recent efforts during the Department of Veterans Affairs Hiring Fair in Detroit showed that supporting deployed Soldiers where possible is equally important.

  • Complexity, realism and technology enhances C-IED training

    Jun 28, 2012

    Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. -- A major part of training service members for combat revolves around countering the insurgent's use of Improvised Explosive Devises. IEDs remain the weapon of choice for terrorists, insurgents and criminal networks worldwide.

  • Just one of the team: Drum Fire Department welcomes first female in more than 2 decades

    Jun 29, 2012

    Three firefighter recruits joined the ranks of the Fort Drum Fire Department in New York, June 22, 2012, and one of those graduates is paving the way for women who want to save lives -- one fire, car accident and cat stuck in a tree at a time.

  • Detroit Arsenal Teammates Assist Veterans at National Conference

    Jun 29, 2012

    U.S. ARMY GARRISON DETROIT, Mich. -- Detroit Arsenal employees and those in the garrison community are spending a third day of volunteer work at the National Veteran's Conference at the COBO Center in downtown Detroit.

  • Freedom Fest celebrates independence with Family fun, entertainment

    Jul 2, 2012

    Fort Rucker will be holding its marquee event, Freedom Fest, July 3 from 3:30 p.m.-10 p.m. As in previous years, the annual celebration of the nation's independence will feature a wide variety of attractions for adults and children alike.

  • Army engineers' training at Fort Hunter Liggett proves explosively successful

    Jul 12, 2012

    Warrior Exercise gives 396th Engineers the chance to demo a bridge, real-world style.

  • Library program teaches children about rain forest animals

    Jun 28, 2012

    Olivia was one of the about 159 children and parents to attend the first performance of the Medal of Honor Memorial Library's annual summer reading program, "Reading Is So Delicious," on Tuesday.

  • "Grill it Safe" this summer

    Jun 28, 2012

    Summer marks a time of fun in the sun, cookouts and get-togethers with friends and family and an enjoyable escape from everyday life.

  • Kenyan-American runners represent U.S. Army in Olympic Trials finals

    Mar 21, 2013

    The "Kenyan Connection" struck twice for the U.S. Army June 25 at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team Trials as Spc. Augustus Maiyo qualified for the 3,000-meter steeplechase final and Spc. Robert Cheseret qualified for the 5,000-meter final which runs this evening.

  • Independence Day Celebration

    Jun 28, 2012

    The installation will celebrate the Fourth of July on Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m. at McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • Huay Plub District Community Center dedication ceremony

    Jun 28, 2012

    2nd Lt. Elizabeth Lewis, Platoon Leader 585th Engineer Company, Joint Base Lewis McCord shared ribbon cutting duties with Sgt. Maj. Boonlert Posuntia of the Royal Thai Army. Together, they cut the ribbon that formally dedicated the new District Community Center and Library at the Huay Plub Elementary School, Huay Plub Thailand.

  • Army expanding, upgrading Gray Eagle fleet

    Jun 29, 2012

    The Army is upgrading its fleet of MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems while also advancing plans to equip each 10-15,000 Soldier division with its Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Targeting and Acquisition capabilities, officials said.

  • 79th SSC commander visits Fort Hunter Liggett to see Soldiers in joint environment

    Jul 1, 2012

    Nearly 4,000 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers worked in a joint environment during their annual training at the 3-week Warrior Exercise 2012

  • DOD releases do's, don'ts for military voters

    Jul 2, 2012

    With election season fast approaching, the Department of Defense published a set of guidelines June 19, 2012, for military personnel detailing what's allowed and what's restricted when participating in political activities.

  • Fort Leonard Wood CBRN teams compete

    Jun 28, 2012

    The U.S. Chemical Corps Regiment commemorated its 94th anniversary by kicking off a two-week celebration with the Best Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Warrior Competition June 17-22.

  • Thailand and US improve humanitarian assistance and disaster response capabilities

    Jun 28, 2012

    Thailand and the United States, two strong and long-time allies, are developing a robust partnership to better respond to natural and man-made disasters. The Royal Thai Army (RTA) and United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Bilateral Army Exercise 2012 (BAE 12) is a 45-day exercise.

  • Retreat honors departing general

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Farewells reached a crescendo June 23 when the Lawton-Fort Sill community honored Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler at a retreat ceremony in front of McNair Hall on Fort Sill.

  • Ordnance Training Detachment dons new patch

    Jun 28, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- A new era for the Ordnance Training Detachment at Fort Sill began with the activation of a student company June 22.

  • BSEP opens doors to more jobs

    Jun 28, 2012

    In a crowded room at the Fort Carson Education Center, Soldiers sat hunched over test papers, dictionaries and computers. Instructors Martha Hamilton and Deborah Berwick walked between the rows of students, ready to help if needed.

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