Archive: Jun 2012

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  • USAMITC Holds Change of Command

    Jun 26, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- Lt. Col. Beverly A. Beavers relinquished command of the U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) to Col. Andrew J. Smith in a Change of Command ceremony held Friday, June 22 at the Blesse Auditorium.

  • USAMITC's ERS Supports the MEDCOM Worldwide

    Jun 26, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS -- To provide near real-time metrics, or statistics, for information management and information technology (IM/IT) enterprise operational readiness displayed in various dashboards, charts and reports around the world, the U.S. Army Medical Information Technology Center (USAMITC) created the Enterprise Reporting Service (ERS). The ERS was built to show all Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs) a snapshot of how their environment looks while also showing views of metrics from a regional and enterprise perspective for all IM/IT leaders and staff. "Clearly, the statistics we provide on the ERS can give any Information Management Division (IMD) staff pertinent information that is actionable," said Ryan Birdsell, USAMITC's Core Technology Business Intelligence and Integration Team Lead. "We're moving toward a Self Service Business Intelligence (SSBI) platform where our data users will be able to create their own reports and dashboards."

  • 504th Signal Co. prepares for battlefield operations with new equipment fielding, network training

    Jun 26, 2012

    Soldiers from the 504th Signal Company, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, conducted new equipment fielding and network training June 4 -- 22 on the Warfighter's Information Network -- Tactical (WIN-T).

  • ASC historian speaks at Danish Sisterhood lodge

    Jun 26, 2012

  • 527th MP Company FRG leader stands up for families

    Jun 28, 2012

    Adriana Standifer is described by many as the best family readiness group leader they have ever seen. This role was one Standifer never saw coming.

  • Army vet recognized by research, engineering center

    Jun 26, 2012

    A Waldorf, Md. resident was named employee of the year by the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 19.

  • Springfield, Va. resident recognized by Army research, engineering center

    Jun 26, 2012

    A Springfield, Va. native was named employee of the year by the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 19.

  • Columbia, Md. resident recognized by Army research center

    Jun 26, 2012

    A Columbia resident was named employee of the year by the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, or CERDEC, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, June 19.

  • USACE earns first LEED® certification for US facility in Germany

    Jul 5, 2012

    WIESBADEN, Germany (June 26, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District announced today that it has been awarded the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification of a U.S. facility in Germany. LEED, established by the U.S. Green Building Council, is an internationally recognized program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings

  • Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center set to open in July

    Jun 26, 2012

    The Carlisle Barracks Army Wellness Center, set to begin operations in July, marks another important milestone in the Army's campaign to improve the well-being of Soldiers, family members, retirees and Army civilian employees.

  • ARL mentors help West Point cadets create patent potential rock-penetrating scaling system

    Jun 26, 2012

    U.S. Military Academy cadets mentored by U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists developed a potentially patentable anchoring system that has proved effective in scaling rough surfaces at high altitudes.

  • Sculpture of Hope

    Jun 26, 2012

    Clinton Schwartz was only 5 years old and living in Washington D.C., when the tragedies of 9/11 took place. Eleven years later, he has finally been able to exorcise the demons of that day through a work of art that speaks to the heartbreak and hope that those events have meant to him and our nation.

  • Communications-Electronics Command hosts world-wide exercise, Aberdeen Proving Ground TODAY

    Jun 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM), the CECOM Software Engineering Center, and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Materiel Enterprise partners will hold Media Day at the 19th Annual Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE) today, June 26, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, one of 40 participant sites. This year's Combatant Command sponsor is U.S. Army Strategic Command.

  • Korean War veterans remember Battle of Chipyong-ni

    Jun 26, 2012

    Chipyong-ni was a little known mountain village in South Korea until a battle there changed the momentum of the Korean War and made an indelible mark in military history.

  • Sizing up today's Soldier

    Jun 26, 2012

    What is the true measure of today's Soldier? If the question were philosophical, the answer could stir some debate. From a physical standpoint, however, Dr. Claire Gordon and Cynthia Blackwell will soon provide as accurate an answer as you're likely to find anywhere.

  • 8th TSC Soldiers Let the food speak for itself

    Jun 25, 2012

    The 45th Sustainment Brigade Consolidated Dining Facility K-Quad as they prepare for the 2012 Phillip A. Connelly Large Dining Facility USARPAC results to be announced July 15.

  • 95th Engineer Company Sappers make training a 'BLAST' in Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    For the Soldiers of the 95th Engineer Company, 65th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, working with explosives is simply another day on the job in Afghanistan.

  • ONE STEP AT A TIME

    Jun 25, 2012

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command participated in a motivational unit hike on June 21, 2012 at the Koko Head Crater Trail. The hike was conducted to challenge the Soldiers mentally, physically, and to add variation to the unit's physical training program.

  • 561st Engineer Company supports U.S. Border Patrol mission

    Jun 25, 2012

    The Soldiers of 1st Platoon, 561st Engineer Company, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, returned after completing the final phase of a 3,168-foot all-weather road construction project June 14. The project represents the large-scale cooperation between Joint Task Force-North, the United States Forestry Service, and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

  • Exercise tests emergency response capability

    Jun 25, 2012

    Camp Humphreys hosted its annual Full Scale Exercise June 20-22. The exercise served to evaluate emergency response abilities on post.

  • Fort Hunter Liggett hosts DOD Reserve Affairs leaders

    Jun 26, 2012

    Pentagon visitors meet Soldiers and see Hunter Liggett facilities in action.

  • Camp Humphreys hosts triathlon

    Jun 25, 2012

    CAMP HUMPHREYS - The United States Army Garrison Humphreys Morale Welfare and Recreation sports division hosted its annual triathlon here June 23. Daniel Bates won the men's event, followed by Timothy Simmons and Zak Kuiper.

  • Army Under Secretary discusses the Army's better business practices at Wharton Leadership Conference

    Jun 25, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Dr. Joseph W. Westphal discusses Army transformation and instituting better business practices Army wide at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's 16th annual Wharton Leadership Conference, June 20, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • Dragonslayers Rattle JBLM

    Jun 25, 2012

    During a gunnery range, B Battery, 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, revived their Avenger weapons systems that had lain dormant for years, and also shook the cobwebs off their skills as Air Defense crewmembers. With this range, the battalion starts to hone its skills and gets back to the basics of being air defense.

  • Division West Soldiers work at 2012 NBA Finals

    Jun 25, 2012

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Two Division West Soldiers experienced the recent 2012 National Basketball Association's Finals here in a unique way.

  • USACE reservist gets help from A's in making daughter's 16th birthday sweet

    Jun 25, 2012

    Best birthday present ever! Army Specialist Scott Pearce surprised his daughter Allie by showing up at the A's-Giants' game at the Oakland Coliseum on June 22. Allie was celebrating her 16th birthday by throwing out the first pitch. Pearce, 40, is a reservist serving as a heavy equipment operator with the 721st Engineering Company based out of Grand Prairie, Texas, and also a seasonal engineering equipment operator for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District.

  • NCO of the year: Embrace adversity and enjoy the process

    Oct 9, 2012

    Sometimes the race is to the swift - sometimes, to those who just keep running. Once in awhile, however, there happens along that one, who, after years of running, is still swift - and still winning. How does one gain such an edge?

  • Aircrews train on water survival skills

    Jun 25, 2012

    One by one, pilots and aircrew members assigned to the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade splashed - boots and all - into the deep end of Gardner Pool here June 20 to complete the first challenge of Dunker HEEDs training. with A2CUs (the flight uniform), boots and all individual gear aircrew members use on their person in the aircraft for a pre-dunker swim qualification.

  • Officials remind hikers Sacred Falls State Park is closed

    Jun 25, 2012

    HONOLULU -- State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, or DLNR, officials are citing hikers attempting to gain unauthorized entry into Sacred Falls State Park -- which has been closed to the public since 1999.

  • 2012 Drill Sergeant of the Year competitors complete day one

    Jun 26, 2012

    Six of the U.S. Army's best drill sergeants began vying for the title of 2012 Army Drill Sergeant of the Year, June 25, 2012, at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Jack's Mannequin, Hoobastank headline USAG-HI's Fourth of July

    Jun 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- When the Southern California-based rock band Jack's Mannequin steps up to the Fourth of July Spectacular stage on Weyand Field, here, the anticipated 40,000 audience members will see a band whose performance is being funded by an unusual method.

  • Utility profiles adjusted at USAG-HI

    Jun 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Utility billing at Island Palm Communities began nearly a year ago.

  • Annual Joint Spouses Conference in October to feature Mrs. Hawaii

    Jun 25, 2012

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- Military spouses can immerse themselves in interactive workshops and experience Hawaiian culture at the 2012 Joint Spouses Conference-Hawaii, at the Ford Island Conference Center, Oct. 20, here.

  • Ceremony marks Audie Murphy's birthday

    Jun 26, 2012

    Sgt. Audie Murphy Club members from across the country gathered at the grave of America's most-decorated World War II Soldier, June 20, 2012, for a wreath-laying ceremony on what would have been the Medal of Honor recipient's 88th birthday.

  • Garrison, IPC concerned about recent window falls

    Jun 25, 2012

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The safety of your family, especially your children, is of great importance to Island Palm Communities.

  • MOTSU Firefighters certified in vital training at cost-savings

    Jun 26, 2012

    Fire and Emergency Services at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, N.C., assigned to the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's 596th Transportation Brigade, hosted their first Shipboard Firefighting class June 4-8.

  • Ordnance Soldiers return from Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    Maintenance Training Team completes five month deployment.

  • Warrior Games athletes recognized at Pentagon

    Jun 27, 2012

    Military and Olympic leaders recognized 50 Wounded Warriors, including 10 Army athletes, for their athletic achievements at the 2012 Warrior Games during a June 25, 2012, ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard.

  • June 25, 2012 -- CSA Remarks Wounded Warrior Games Recognition Ceremony (As Delivered)

    Jun 25, 2012

  • Final Farewell

    Jun 25, 2012

    As he prepared to leave the headquarters building for the final time, Combined Arms Support Command Soldiers and civilian employees surprised Maj. Gen. James L. Hodge, CASCOM and Sustainment Center of Excellence commanding general, by lining the hallway of the building to bid him farewell.

  • Chirlee finishes 15th in 10,000 meters at U.S. Olympic Trials

    Mar 21, 2013

    Downpour conditions perfectly suited for Oregon Ducks did not fare well for U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program runner Spc. Joseph Chirlee, a naturalized citizen from Marakwet, Kenya.

  • Greywolf hails one commander, farewells another

    Jun 25, 2012

  • CASCOM energizes Army's focus on Operational Energy

    Jun 26, 2012

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command tasked U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command in July 2011 to serve as the agency responsible for leading and coordinating a multifunctional development team.

  • TRADOC commander outlines transition to Army of the Future

    Oct 11, 2012

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command had an opportunity to share his thoughts on the Army of the Future with the local chapter of the Association of the United States Army during a professional development forum in Williamsburg, Va., June 21, 2012.

  • Now online: "On Cyber Patrol" Comics and Cybersecurity One-Stop Shop

    Jun 26, 2012

    "On Cyber Patrol" now has a public website for monthly comics on cybersecurity.

  • Get your ACT together, IDP makes planning your future easy

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT EUSTIS, Va. - Are you an Army Soldier, officer or Army civilian who has an individual development plan, or IDP, due in the near future?

  • 'Black Jack' troopers mourn loss of fallen Soldier

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Soldiers, civilians and family members gathered to mourn the loss of Spc. Travis Penney at a memorial service held in his honor here, June 20.

  • Picture yourself on an Armed Forces Recreation Center vacation…a 'Great Getaway' awaits!

    Jun 25, 2012

    Find your perfect match when you play the "Great Getaways" game at www.AFRCresorts.com. Authorized Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) patrons have an opportunity to win one of four all-inclusive "Great Getaways" vacation packages to an Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC). To enter the "Great Getaways Vacation Sweepstakes", eligible patrons must visit www.AFRCresorts.com, register for a chance to win and play the online memory-match game.

  • Natick welcomes community in 5K race

    Jun 26, 2012

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center welcomed residents from surrounding communities onto the installation June 23 for the inaugural NSSC 5K Fun Run/Walk.

  • Reserve CEO outlines Army's push for better energy use

    Jun 26, 2012

    Army Reserve Command Chief Executive Officer Addison Davis spoke June 25, 2012, before the Association of Climate Change Officers' annual Defense, National Security and Climate Change conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Paratroopers engage insurgents in southern Ghazni Province

    Jun 25, 2012

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team engage insurgent forces during a patrol from Joint Security Station Hasan June 15, 2012, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.

  • PRESS RELEASE: One-of-a-kind Army lab aims to improve agile acquisition process

    Jun 26, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. -- The new laboratory hub for C4ISR integration was officially launched here today and will have the mission to ensure candidate systems for Network Integration Evaluations are integrated and field-ready prior to testing.

  • After almost two decades with the Army, Marines head home

    Jun 25, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. -- On June 22, eight Marines became the last class of Utilities Equipment Repairers to graduate from the U.S. Army Ordnance School. While the ceremony represented the end of a 17-year joint Army/Marine endeavor, it signified the beginning of a new level of training for the Marines.

  • Army research official visits Afghanistan

    Jun 26, 2012

    A senior research and development leader spoke with Army officials in Afghanistan June 11-13. Army leaders in the field are seeking technology solutions for complex challenges.

  • A Mother's Day family reunion in Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    This year Claire Jones didn't receive flower's for Mother's Day. Instead, she received a bouquet of love at an unexpected family reunion.

  • Room in the Army Acquisition Corps for reclassifying NCOs

    Jun 26, 2012

    As the Army reduces in size, reclassification into the acquisition corps may be an option for qualified Soldiers to stay in the Army.

  • Increase in oversight and reporting capabilities found in virtual suite of tools

    Jun 25, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala.- Military contracting professionals within the Army Contracting Command are closer to having the means to provide a higher level of reporting and oversight capability with the fielding of its virtual contracting enterprise suite of tools and software.

  • ACC gathers expertise, efforts to solve business problems in four complex areas of contracting

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has established communities of practice to help its business processes and practices look and behave more alike than differently in critical, complex areas of interest across the enterprise.

  • Program integrator provides embedded contracting expertise to PEO-Soldier

    Jun 25, 2012

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Essential to the Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, customer relations is a high prirority.

  • Expeditionary contracting starts here

    Jun 25, 2012

    More than just the standard books and lectures associated with classes, the Mission Readiness Airman Contracting Apprentice Course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, provides a training environment similar to the realities its students will encounter in the field.

  • New method developed by ARL helps robots stay networked

    Jul 2, 2012

    ARL scientists have recently developed a new method that allows a team of robots to maintain radio connectivity when executing a complex mission such as collectively mapping the interior of a building. Jeffrey Twigg, Dr. Jonathan Fink, Dr. Paul Yu, and Dr. Brian Sadler of CISD have developed an algorithm that fulfills their goal of enabling robots to identify a radio source and map the connectivity region in an unknown, indoor environment.

  • Taking off the helmet: Learning to cope

    Jun 25, 2012

    From the gridiron to the battlefield, coping with behavioral health doesn't mean hiding behind a team jersey or a camouflaged uniform. Herschel Walker -- a former NFL running back, Heisman Trophy winner and Mixed Martial Arts fighter -- faced a sea of green June 18 at Fort Bliss visiting the Warrior Transition Battalion and the Combat Aviation Brigade Dining Facility. "It's different now," Herschel said as he stood in a conference room signing autographs and posing for pictures with Wounded Warriors and Cowboys fans. "Now the face mask and helmet are off."

  • Contracting officials pulling double duty

    Jun 25, 2012

    By ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The idea of doubling an investment sounds very appealing and four contracting specialists at the Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., accomplish this as government civilians and as Army Reserve Soldiers.

  • 709th MP Bn welcomes new commander

    Jun 25, 2012

    The 709th Military Police Battalion held a change of command ceremony on the parade field here, June 22, to welcome a new commander and to wish a fond farewell to the outgoing commander.

  • Mapping out careers

    Jun 25, 2012

    ABEREDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - The Army Contracting Command's Civilian Workforce Workgroup has established a comprehensive career roadmap for contracting professionals to help individuals achieve their career goals.

  • Ground safety initiatives support National Safety Month

    Jun 25, 2012

    In recognition of National Safety Month, members of the Ground Directorate, U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, encourage everyone in the Army Family to take time and think about safety no matter what the activity may be -- walking across a street, shooting an assigned or privately-owned weapon, swimming at the beach or driving a Stryker.

  • More traveling in store for Moore

    Jun 25, 2012

    Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. -- Many people shy away from two-and-a-half month deployments to Kuwait and Qatar but for Gregory Moore it's another opportunity to learn more about the region and share his knowledge with the locals.

  • Fox remains cool under pressure of high level, short notice presentation

    Jun 25, 2012

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC. - When the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy needed information on innovative approaches for funding research partnerships it turned to Army Contracting Command--Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. ACC-APG turned to Patricia J. Fox.

  • CTSF shows support for Flying Vikings program

    Jun 25, 2012

    Nearly two dozen members of the Central Technical Support Facility family, including Director Col. John Matthews, were on hand at Killeen's Skylark Field June 16 to support the local Flying Vikings program.

  • Tom Wright takes over as CTSF branch chief

    Jun 25, 2012

    Back in 1996, in the CTSF's first year of existence, the third person hired to fill one of the job slots in the new facility was a man named Tom Wright. Now Wright has assumed the post of chief of the CTSF's Engineering Services branch.

  • 'Dragon' Brigade's female engagement teams stays busy in Paktika Province

    Jun 25, 2012

    PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 25, 2012) -- The 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, hasn't been in Afghanistan for long, but its female engagement team, or FET, is already busy at work. In a week's span, the brigade's FET has conducted numerous key leader engagements that have the potential to lead to several projects and workshops in eastern Afghanistan's Paktika Province.

  • McHugh: U.S. partnerships crucial to facing future challenges

    Jun 26, 2012

    U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh and U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Michelle D. Gavin visited U.S. and Botswana Defence Force Special Forces personnel participating in exercise Eastern Piper 2012, and observed capability demonstrations executed by the BDF.

  • Arsenal conducts battle drills, too

    Jun 25, 2012

    While Soldiers in Afghanistan are clearing buildings and roads as part of a battle drill, nearly 6,700 miles away in a small Army arsenal in upstate New York there is another type of battle drill often being played out to provide those Soldiers with the products that will improve their chances of coming home safely.

  • Bikes help Military Police keep neighborhoods safe

    Jun 26, 2012

    During the summer Military Police officers can be seen patrolling Yongsan Garrison, South Korea, neighborhoods on bicycles to more effectively and quickly prevent crime and ensure that service members and families are safe.

  • Friendship Night awards key promoters of ROK-U.S. alliance

    Jun 26, 2012

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea -- The Korea America Friendship Society hosted a dinner at the Grand Hyatt Seoul Grand Ballroom, to commemorate the accomplishment of distinguished individuals who had improved relations between the two nations, June 21.

  • Caterpillars likely to cause rashes, respiratory problems

    Jun 26, 2012

    News agencies in Germany are reporting that 10 of Germany's 16 states are battling a population explosion of the Oak Processionary Caterpillar, and their toxic hairs can cause severe allergic reactions for some people.

  • Corps of Engineers to improve access to water, power in southern Afghanistan

    Jun 25, 2012

    The U.S. military and its coalition partners may be drawing down their combat missions in Afghanistan, but the next two years will continue to be busy for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Afghanistan Engineer District-South.

  • Allies conduct exercise to mark Korean War anniversary

    Jun 25, 2012

    American and South Korean forces conducted a large live-fire exercise, June 22, 2012, to mark the anniversary of the Korean War at a range close to the Korean Demilitarized Zone near Pocheon, South Korea.

  • Army chief talks Warfighter, future force during Fort Hood visit

    Jun 25, 2012

    The future Army force must be able to respond to complex missions quickly with flexibility and adaptability in all formations, explained Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno, June 22, 2012, at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Area I throws party for Army birthday

    Jun 24, 2012

    At Camp Red Cloud June 14, Warrior Country celebrates the U.S. Army's 237th birthday with an outdoor party on the post's Village Green, an event to which the Army invited Korean residents of the Uijeongbu-Dongducheon region. Above, members of the 2nd Infantry Division's Taekwondo Team show off their high-flying talents before a crowd of spectators.

  • Word to the wise: Minn. school new academic bowl champs

    Jun 24, 2012

    Knowledge is king as Saint Thomas Academy wins the Army and tri-services quiz bowl titles at the annual Junior ROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl event.

  • Key projects, events, on track for summer

    Jun 24, 2012

    At Camp Casey in Dongducheon, a stem-to-stern renovation of the West Casey Chapel has finished, and officials are now arranging to equip the chapel with pews and other furnishing. Updates on that and other projects and planned summer recreational events were among items Area I officials outlined at a quarterly Town Hall meeting held June 13 at the Camp Red Cloud Theater.

  • Dimensión Internacional interviews Under Secretary Westphal

    Jun 25, 2012

    Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal discussed the United States and Chile's longstanding partnership, the established Army-to-Army relationship between the U.S. and Chile, and hemispheric cooperation on the radio program Dimensión Internacional in Santiago, Chile.

  • Chaplain: Strong Bonds makes relationships last

    Oct 4, 2012

    Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Jeff Haight, a native of Minden, Neb., and member of the 80th Training Command, and his wife, Marci, recently attended a Strong Bonds marriage retreat in Denver. Like many of you, the Haights have faced many challenges in their marriage.

  • Jersey City Army Reservists fill critical role at training exercise in Wisconsin

    Jun 27, 2012

    Soldiers of Alpha Company, 533rd Brigade Sustainment Battalion, in support of Operation Troop Issue Subsistence, repackage pallets of food supplies to help sustain roughly 4,000 Soldiers in training at Warrior Exercise, Fort McCoy, Wis.

  • JLAB participants get new perspective on history

    Jun 23, 2012

    Junior ROTC Cadets from across the country are taking part this weekend in an annual leadership symposium and academic bowl, offering opportunities for personal and professional development.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps Assumption of Command Ceremony

    Jun 26, 2012

    FORT BRAGG, N.C.-- With clear, blue skies and a sunny, ideal airborne day, the XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg community welcomed its newest commander, Lt. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, who assumed command at Fort Bragg's main post parade field June 22.

  • Safety brief with a twist

    Jun 22, 2012

    Those who have been in the Army for longer than a few months have attended a unit's mandatory safety briefings. Normally the unit's commander will remind the Soldiers of the dangers of alcohol, drugs, and other safety tips related to the unit's particular area of operations. Recently, Soldiers from the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, saw a small stage in front of them with audio equipment about where the Battalion Commander usually stands.

  • OASA to perform physical inventories of Army sites

    Jun 22, 2012

    HONOLULU -- An Office of the Secretary of the Army Financial Management and Comptroller team will conduct physical inventories of all sites associated with U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, June 18-July 13.

  • 130th Engineer Brigade Change of Responsibility

    Jun 22, 2012

    June 20, 2012 marked another historic moment in the 130th Engineer Brigade's history as Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward, outgoing command sergeant major of the 130th Eng. Bde., relinquished responsibility of the brigade to Command Sgt. Maj. John Etter, incoming command sergeant major of the 130th Eng. Bde.

  • Visitor Control Center, gate changes begin June 30

    Jun 22, 2012

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Due to upcoming construction on Lyman Gate, the Schofield Barracks Visitor Control Center, or VCC, will be relocated to Kawamura Gate, here, as of 5 a.m., June 30.

  • OWIE discusses wildfire prevention

    Jun 22, 2012

    Oahu-based fire departments officials hosted a press conference at its headquarters, June 13, to ask for public cooperation and support in the prevention of wildfires.

  • Sergeants Major Academy graduates receive grand send off

    Jun 22, 2012

    EL PASO, Texas -- The newest graduating class from the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy was ordered by the service's most senior ranking non-commissioned officer to provide the leadership that all Soldiers are entitled to, June 22 during the academy's graduation ceremony.

  • Reservists learn to defeat IEDs in Warrior Exercise 2012 at Fort Hunter Liggett

    Jun 27, 2012

    U.S. Army Reserve transportation units excelled in counter improvised explosive device training during Warrior Exercise 2012

  • Sergeant Major of the Army urges NCO's to promote culture of professionalism

    Jun 22, 2012

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- Taking questions from Soldiers throughout the day, the Army's most senior non-commissioned officer touted a familiar theme on June 20, as he toured his previous duty station: a culture of professionalism.

  • Air Force Maj. Gen. Joseph Lengyel nominated as vice chief, National Guard Bureau

    Jun 22, 2012

    ARLINGTON, Va. (6/19/12) - President Obama has nominated the senior U.S. defense official in Egypt as vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced Monday.

  • Officials break ground on new hotel at Fort Riley

    Jun 22, 2012

    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- Fort Riley will soon have a Candlewood Suites on post that is scheduled to open in the fall 2013. A groundbreaking ceremony took place June 12 to mark the official start of the construction for the hotel.

  • 2012 I Corps Soldier and NCO of the year Competition Day 2

    Jun 22, 2012

    Soldiers and NCOs compete in day two of the I Corps Soldier and NCO of the year competition. Produced by Sgt. David Jackson. Available in High Definition.

  • Employer support group celebrates 40th anniversary

    Jun 22, 2012

    An organization viewed by its founders as crucial to preserving an all-volunteer force quietly celebrated its 40th anniversary Friday.

  • 'Big Red One' Soldiers learn to fly Army's smallest unmanned aerial system

    Jun 25, 2012

    A mobile training team from Fort Benning, Ga., arrived at Fort Riley, Kan., June 7,2012, to teach 15 Fort Riley Soldiers on how to fly one of the smallest unmanned aerial systems used by the U.S. Army -- the RQ-11B Raven.

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