Archive: Jun 2012

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  • Expo showcases local fitness, health offerings

    Jun 21, 2012

    Recent visitors to the Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Facility may have noticed several new automobiles outside, along with a number of display tables and a martial arts demonstration inside. The three additions to the facility's usual offerings were a part of the second annual Men's Health and Fitness Expo held June 14.

  • Lyster's Behavioral Health offers progressive treatments

    Jun 21, 2012

    Behavioral issues affect not only Soldiers returning from combat, but also the Families of those that have served overseas.

  • Fort Carson community exceeds AER goals

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Fort Carson community raised more than $249,700 for the national Army Emergency Relief campaign, which took place March 1 to June 15.

  • Lyster offers new healthy cooking class

    Jun 21, 2012

    Patients walking the halls of Lyster Army Health Clinic June 14 may have noticed something out of the ordinary -- the smell of toasting pita bread and limeade chicken.

  • Heat illness: Prevention is best defense

    Jun 21, 2012

    Warmer weather means it's time for picnics, barbecues and baseball, but it also heralds the beginning of heat illness season.

  • Precious GEMS: Program makes science 'fun'

    Jun 21, 2012

    A group of children surrounded every table, each one leaning in to help their mentor connect wires, batteries and other electronics to transform a plastic cup into a stereo speaker.

  • Competitors prove their warrior spirit

    Jun 21, 2012

    Our 2012 Platoon Sergeant, NCO and Soldier of the Year competition truly tested the mental and physical strength as well as the tactical and technical abilities of 10 Fort Jackson warriors.

  • Vietnam vets share experiences during Aviation seminar

    Jun 21, 2012

    The differences in the Army of today compared to the Army that fought in the Vietnam War are vast, but Soldiers of today on Fort Rucker had the opportunity to learn from the veterans who fought during that time.

  • EOD competes for 'team of year'

    Jun 21, 2012

    In the dust and heat at PiƱon Canyon Maneuver Site, six teams of Soldiers donned body armor, helmets and bomb suits June 11-15 for a competition to represent Western Army posts at the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition in August.

  • Happy Birthday Army!

    Jun 21, 2012

    An estimated 860 members of the Fort Jackson community and friends of the installation celebrate the Army's 237th birthday with a ball at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Saturday.

  • Quad A inducts veteran into Order of St. Michael

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Army Aviation Association of America honored one of Army Aviation's early contributors with induction into the Order of St. Michael June 18 at the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.

  • Reading program keeps military families connected

    Jun 21, 2012

    For almost a decade, United Through Reading has been helping military parents maintain a connection to their children during deployment. Last year, United Through Reading partnered with USO South Carolina to bring the program to McCrady Training Center, setting up shop in a former day room at the camp's USO office.

  • NTC and Fort Irwin celebrate Army's 237th birthday

    Jun 21, 2012

  • Fort Rucker provides virtual training for deploying combat aviation brigades

    Jun 22, 2012

    When it's time to go to war, the first step into theater for deploying combat aviation brigades is not on foreign soil. It's at Fort Rucker, Ala., where the final phase of the brigade training takes place.

  • USO Honored at Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 26, 2012

    USO leaders were honored guests at this week's U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Twilight Tattoo performance at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Wednesday.

  • Ceremonies honor Army past, present

    Jun 21, 2012

    Birthdays are a time for people to remember the past and celebrate the future, but for the Army's birthday they are also a time to honor achievement and sacrifice.

  • Belvoir celebrates the Army birthday, Flag Day and its centennial anniversary

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT BELVOIR, Va. (June 14) -- Fort Belvoir celebrated the Army's 237th birthday, the 235th anniversary of the American Flag and recognized its centennial, June 14 in front of the garrison headquarters building. The ceremony also included the end of an era for engineers on Fort Belvoir with the casing of E Company, 169 Engineer Battalion's guidon as the final engineer company moves to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

  • Post prepares for hurricane season

    Jun 21, 2012

    Hurricane season started June 1 and has already produced tropical storms Alberto, Beryl and Chris, with the next three storms to be christened Debby, Ernesto and Florence as they appear in the South Atlantic. Experts are predicting 14 tropical storms this season, six of which are likely to become full-fledged hurricanes.

  • Full spectrum: Army pilots, Unmanned Aircraft Systems operators to team up on battlefield

    Jun 22, 2012

    Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems will take on a new role as a Combat Aviation Brigade element with the upcoming deployment this fall of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

  • 1-13th Avn. welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    Fort Rucker welcomed the new commander of the 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment during a ceremony at Howze Field June 19.

  • Picatinny engineers set phasers to 'fry'

    Jun 22, 2012

    Scientists and engineers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are busy developing a device that will shoot lightning bolts down laser beams to destroy its target. Soldiers and science fiction fans, you're welcome.

  • Fort Sill Garrison passes sword to new CSM

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The Fort Sill Garrison received a new command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony June 12 in front of McNair Hall.

  • Fort Lee celebrates Army's birthday

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- The Fort Lee community celebrated the Army's 237th birthday with a cake cutting, patriotic music and displays at the Sustainment Center of Excellence headquaters June 14. Col. Rodney Edge, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee commander, hosted the event that also included the presentation of Bronze Stars to veterans of past wars. More than 100 community members were on hand for the celebration.

  • 434th FA Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The 434th Field Artillery Brigade welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony June 12 at Rinehart Fitness Center.

  • Cookout brings WTU, SFAC together

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- The Fort Sill Warrior Transition Unit celebrated the Army's 237th birthday in a special way June 14. They combined the birthday celebration with a cookout for wounded warriors and their families in observance of Father's Day.

  • Easton Corbin to sing at Sill

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- When you buy tickets to the Army Concert Tour held on the Fort Sill Polo Field June 30, you'll get more bang for your buck. In addition to the headliner for the show, award winning country music star Alan Jackson, special guests Gloriana and Easton Corbin will perform. Both opening acts are award winning shows and bring more value to the ticket price.

  • MG Terry Takes Command of TACOM

    Jun 21, 2012

  • Sill students receive scholarships

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- Seven Fort Sill family members received college scholarships to assist with expenses associated with their higher education.

  • Fort Sill complex offers battle command training

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla. (21 June 2012) -- Did you know the Mission Training Complex provides quality individual and collective battle staff training support to Fort Sill units?

  • Sill celebrates Army birthday No. 237

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill celebrated the Army's 237th birthday and Flag Day with a ceremony June 14 outside McNair Hall. Hundreds of service members, employees, family, friends and leaders from the Lawton-Fort Sill community attended the annual, half-hour morning celebration.

  • New DOL system focuses on synchronization and integration

    Jun 21, 2012

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, commander, U.S. Army Materiel Command and Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter, Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management/Commanding General, Installation Management Command briefed the DOL workforce on June 19, 2012 from AMC Headquarters.

  • Quartermasters uphold traditions with regimental review, induct seven into hall of fame

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Retired Maj. Gen. Joe M. Ernst made it clear that achievement rarely comes without the support of others.

  • Diamond Brigade tests Soldiers in 'endurathon'

    Jun 26, 2012

    Officers and senior noncommissioned officers with the 75th Fires Brigade hosted the brigade's first Red Dragon Endurathon, June 1, 2012, at Lake Elmer Thomas Recreation Area at Fort Sill, Okla.

  • IMCOM youth specialists conduct workshop with Fort McCoy staff

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT McCOY, WIs. -- Installation Management Command (IMCOM) youth development specialists presented a three-day workshop at Fort McCoy to give Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services School Age and Youth Center staff members information about creative and resilient youth programming.

  • Fort McCoy team participates in Sparta Butterfest milking contest

    Jun 22, 2012

    Four members of the Fort McCoy community teamed to represent the installation in the Butterfest cow-milking competition. The team placed second overall. Butterfest is a community celebration held in the neighboring community of Sparta, Wis.

  • Gate 2 closing July 9

    Jun 21, 2012

    Drivers entering Fort Jackson through Gate 2 will soon have to find a temporary alternative and allow some extra time for their commute. The gate is scheduled to close for renovations July 9 through Sept. 20.

  • Fort McCoy celebrates Army's 237th Birthday

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- Fort McCoy helped the Army celebrate its 237th birthday June 14 with an event that included the traditional cake-cutting, a history of the Army's creation and the installation's Army Birthday celebrations, and a number of Morale, Welfare and Recreation events.

  • Disabled veterans stay 'Army Strong' at gym

    Jun 21, 2012

    The Perez Fitness Center has quietly become a place where disabled veterans can keep their minds and bodies fit, but there's also something else taking place there, and it is probably something that all of us should notice -- I certainly have. Even when my son Brandon visited Fort Jackson, he commented on diversity of the patrons -- young and old.

  • SAMC, quarterly winners named

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Fort Sill recognized its noncommissioned officer and Soldier of the second quarter, and its newest Sergeant Audie Murphy Club inductees during a ceremony June 8 at the Patriot Club. Command Sgt. Maj. Robert White, 428th Field Artillery Brigade CSM, was the guest speaker at the quarterly event.

  • Fort McCoy Fire Department works toward international accreditation

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT McCOY, Wis. -- The Fort McCoy Fire Department has completed nearly all requirements necessary to become one of the very few Army Fire Departments to earn international fire department accreditation.

  • Sill honors departing deputy CG

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT SILL, Okla.-- Friends and dignitaries from Lawton-Fort Sill gathered to honor Fort Sill's departing senior civilian during a retreat ceremony June 15 in front of McNair Hall. Kirby Brown was the first civilian deputy to the commanding general of the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill arriving here in August 2007. He now moves on to the Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

  • Highsteppers track, field club gears up for Junior Olympics

    Jun 22, 2012

    For the past several years, the installation has been strongly represented at the highest level of competition in youth athletics as members from the Fort Meade Highsteppers Track and Field Club routinely qualify for the Junior Olympics. This year is no different.

  • Cake-cutting ceremony at Columbia mall marks Army's 237th birthday

    Jun 22, 2012

    Garrison Commander Col. Edward C. Rothstein and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman celebrated the Army's 237th birthday in a cake-cutting ceremony at The Mall in Columbia on June 14.

  • Bowie Baysox honors Soldiers at Fort Meade Day

    Jun 22, 2012

    Army Pfc. Wesley Pattillo of the 741st Military Intelligence Battalion kicked off the pregame festivities when he stood in front of the pitcher's mound to toss out the first pitch. Having played baseball as a child, Pattillo looked forward to making the throw.

  • Lee dedicates tree to honor most senior fallen military member of Afghan war

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT LEE, Va. (June 21, 2012) -- Fort Lee honored a fallen Quartermaster Soldier here June 14 at a tree dedication ceremony near the 1st Logistics Memorial along Lee Avenue.

  • Army civilian engineers team with Soldiers in Afghanistan

    Jun 22, 2012

    U.S. Army civilian engineers are deploying to Afghanistan along with Soldiers to resolve issues that hinder mission success in theater.

  • Fort Meade celebrates Army birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 22, 2012

    A brief history lesson on the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812, which inspired Francis Scott Key to write the National Anthem, was the highlight of the installation's celebration of the Army's 237th birthday and Flag Day on June 14.

  • Fort Meade Soldier, President Obama talk fatherhood

    Jun 22, 2012

    Capt. Joubert Paulino ate a pork sandwich while President Barack Obama dined on a plate of barbecue ribs as the two men discussed the rewards of fatherhood at Kenny's BBQ Smokehouse in Washington, D.C.

  • Anniston Army Depot begins construction of new rail spur

    Jun 21, 2012

    Work has begun on a new entry point at Anniston Army Depot -- one meant specifically for ammunition rail cars. The Lake Yard Interchange, which is slated for completion in the Spring of 2013, will move ammunition transportation via rail from the Turner Rail Yard, near Walker Arbor, to the far west side of the depot, near the tank farm.

  • Soldiers, civilians strive for resilient community: Master Resilency Training teaches people to deal

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Between deployments, everyday setbacks and separation from loved ones, military Families often face challenges their civilian counterparts can't imagine.

  • Anniston distribution center welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    During a ceremony June 13, United States Army United States Army Lt. Col. Wayne "Joe" Bondy, Jr., relinquished command of DLA Distribution Anniston, Alabama, to Lt. Col. Robert D. Rouse. The ceremony was officiated by Navy Rear Adm. Thomas Traaen, DLA Distribution commander.

  • Aviators honor fallen pilots during Wall of Heroes ceremony

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Leaders, Soldiers and Family Members gathered Friday outside 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment Headquarters on Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, to remember two pilots who were killed during 10th Combat Aviation Brigade's deployment to Afghanistan last year.

  • Anniston Army Depot celebrates Army's 237th birthday

    Jun 21, 2012

    Lt. Col. Will Flucker, commander of the Anniston Chemical Activity, and Anniston Army Depot Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Marcon use a saber to cut a cake commemorating the U.S. Army's 237th birthday. The cake-cutting ceremony was held at the depot's Army Community Services building and included not only Flucker and Marcon, but several Gold Star Families from the surrounding communities. Gold Star Families consist of those who lost loved ones during military service.

  • 780th MI welcomes new commander

    Jun 22, 2012

    For the first time in the unit's short history, the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade welcomed a new commander. Col. Jennifer G. Buckner took command of the unit from Col. Jonathan E. Sweet during a change of command ceremony Friday at McGlachlin Parade Field.

  • ACS gains accessibility, capabilities in move at Anniston Army Depot

    Jun 21, 2012

    During the summer of 2011, Anniston Army Depot's Army Community Services moved to a new home. Now located outside the main gate, the organization's accessibility, resources and services have increased and Tawania Kovacs, the ACS director, said she hopes to see an increase in their client base as well.

  • Machine shop a safe example at ANAD

    Jun 21, 2012

    In Anniston Army Depot's quest for the Voluntary Protection Program Star award, some shops are conquering equipment and attitude hurdles. One organization which embodies the VPP spirit is the Component/Flexible Computer Integrated Manufacturing Machining Branch. A few months ago, it was rare to see a machine guard on the building's lathes and drill presses. Items stored in the flammable lockers were often out of date and the floors were filled with trip hazards. Today, while there are issues still being corrected, the shop is a safety example.

  • Soldiers earn coveted Expert Infantryman Badge

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Throughout the Army, a number of skill badges can be seen worn proudly upon the left side of Soldiers' chests. For infantryman, no badge is worn more proudly than the Expert Infantryman Badge.

  • Medics defy odds to earn coveted badge

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Eighteen days ago, some 190 medics from Fort Drum, as well as Fort Benning, Ga., and Fort Hua-chuca, Ariz., began the Mountain Medic Expert Field Medical Badge training and testing lanes held June 4-15 at the Bridgewater-Vaccaro Medical Simulation Training Center Area on post.

  • Garden dedication celebrates 200 years of friendship, peace

    Jun 21, 2012

    SACKETS HARBOR, N.Y. -- Local citizens, village representatives and tourists gathered Saturday for the dedication of the War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden, which took place outside the Great Lakes Seaway Trail Discovery Center on West Main Street.

  • Fort Drum celebrates at 2nd Army Birthday Ball

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum Soldiers and community members gathered Friday at the Commons to hold a ball celebrating the Army's 237th birthday.

  • Soldier's instincts, fast actions help save life

    Jun 22, 2012

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Kinzie's instincts kicked into action as he noticed something wrong along a Virginia highway, which helped save the life of Virginia Senior Trooper Mike Hamer.

  • Instincts, Fast Actions Result in Saving a Life

    Jun 21, 2012

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  • Army celebrates 237th birthday in Times Square

    Jun 21, 2012

    MANHATTAN -- As of Thursday, 237 years have passed since the organizing of the world's greatest fighting force for good, the U.S. Army. June 14, 1775, marked the birth of America's Army.

  • Soldiers spend week in NYC promoting Army awareness

    Jun 21, 2012

    NEW YORK CITY -- Soldiers of 10th Mountain Division (LI) visited New York City for a weeklong community outreach program to promote Army awareness around the city.

  • Sound of Black Hawk rotor blades signals highly trained Army

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- That noise heard in the sky, day or night, is not meant to alarm North Country residents -- it's the sound of reassurance that Fort Drum aviators are training to be all they can be.

  • Spartan Brigade welcomes new commander

    Jun 21, 2012

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Col. Patrick D. Frank passed the 3rd Brigade Combat Team's colors to Col. Sam E. Whitehurst during a change of command ceremony Friday on Sexton Field. With the Spartan Brigade Soldiers in formation on the parade field, Frank bade farewell to the troops who had followed him into combat.

  • New York officials, Army leaders renew community covenant in Watertown

    Jun 21, 2012

    WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- Business professionals, civic leaders and elected officials joined the U.S. Army's second-highest- ranking Soldier on Friday to publicly renew their commitment to 10th Mountain Division (LI) Soldiers and their Families.

  • Warfare game-changers from pre-Vietnam era with ARL ties inducted in Ammo Hall of Fame

    Jun 21, 2012

    Two ballisticians who changed modern day warfare as former Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL) employees were posthumously inducted into the Joint Munitions Command's Ammunition Hall of Fame.

  • Big Apple; Big Army; Big Plans

    Jun 21, 2012

    Potentially millions of people around the world watched U.S. Army Soldiers celebrate the 237th Army birthday in New York City at numerous events in the Big Apple. It was a party! But like all great parties, somebody had to do a lot of planning to ensure all the moving pieces of these events were in place when and where they were needed.

  • Afghan power company linemen receive training, new equipment during debut training session

    Jun 21, 2012

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan --Twelve Afghan electric company technicians will be better able to maintain power lines throughout southern Afghanistan after learning to safely operate electric utility trucks donated by the United States during a training course on Kandahar Airfield June 10-19.

  • 635th MCT provides movement control support for USAREUR multi-national exercise

    Jun 21, 2012

    The 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, has taken the lead controlling movements in Northern Europe for the joint multi-national training exercise Saber Strike 2012 June 11-22.

  • Gen. Johns, Maj. Gen. Dowd tour the DFIP

    Jun 21, 2012

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Raymond E. Johns Jr., commander, Air Mobility Command and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth S. Dowd, commander, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, toured the Detention Facility in Parwan June 16, 2012, to conduct a site visit of the DFIP.

  • DASD for Detainee Policy Conducts Assessment of Afghan Rule of Law

    Jun 21, 2012

    William K. Lietzau, deputy assistant secretary of defense for rule of law and detainee policy, conducted a four-day assessment of rule of law in Afghanistan from Jun 8 - 12, 2012.

  • Champion here receives Soldier's Medal

    Jun 21, 2012

    Brig. Gen. Paul C. Hurley, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commander, awards the Soldier's Medal to Spc. Jerry L. Torres, 501st Sustainment Brigade, June 21 at Kelly Field on Camp Walker, Korea for saving two civilians from a burning building.

  • Tripler continues care of Pacific Islanders, enhances outreach program

    Jun 21, 2012

    The U.S. military has been providing care to Pacific Islanders since World War II.

  • Army Learning Model is key in Mission Command education

    Jun 22, 2012

    Implementing the Army Learning Model to accomplish mission command was discussed by Army leaders during the Mission Command Leader Education Panel at the AUSA Mission Command Symposium, June 19, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Westphal looks ahead to Army of the Future

    Oct 11, 2012

    With significant budget cuts coming over the next several years, the Army has embraced the need to adapt, seeing it as an opportunity to become a stronger, better, more modern and agile force, one that will always be committed to keeping America safe.

  • Company Command Posts bring mission command to battlefield edge

    Jun 21, 2012

    In the harsh desert and mountains of the southwestern United States, Soldiers relied on transportable headquarters operation centers to extend mission command capabilities to the edge of the battlefield during the Army's Network Integration Evaluation 12.2.

  • U.S. Army, Taiwanese officials discuss science, technology collaboration

    Jun 21, 2012

    U.S. Army and Taiwanese officials met at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 18, 2012, to discuss opportunities for partnerships in military research and development.

  • Complex environment drives training

    Jun 20, 2012

  • Fort Custer Armed Forces Reserve Center Grand opens, greets Soldiers with grand training space

    Jun 20, 2012

    The Fort Custer Armed Forces Reserve Center and Area Maintenance Support Activity opened June 2 and now supports over 400 Army Reserve soldiers. The Fort Custer Reserve Center and Area Maintenance Support Activity cost $9.9 million to build, contains over 46,000 square feet of space, a nearly 5,000 square foot unheated storage building and a military equipment parking area that is over 13,000 square yards. Construction was completed in 2011.

  • TRADOC commander addresses Mission Command Symposium

    Jun 20, 2012

  • New Zealand gunners introduce U.S. Marines to big guns during Exercise Galvanic Kiwi

    Jun 20, 2012

    A heavy truck quickly rolled up with a L16A2 light gun in tow. New Zealand gunners promptly hopped out of the truck bed and unhitched the gun as their U.S. Marine guests watched. Within five minutes, the gunners had emplaced the weapon, aimed, blank fired, hitched and drove away to another objective.

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno discuss Policy with the Council on Foreign Relations

    Jun 20, 2012

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno discusses national and international policy with Gideon Rose, chief editor of the Council on Foreign Relations, during a forum June 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C.

  • Army's top signal officer: Everything is network dependent

    Jun 21, 2012

    Army leaders discussed the future of the Army's network during the Network-Enabled Mission Command panel at the Association of the United States Army Mission Command Symposium in Kansas City, Mo., June 19, 2012.

  • 65th Engineer Battalion Helps Military Children in Operation Purple

    Jun 20, 2012

    In an effort to alleviate the stress and challenges that the children of deployed Soldiers' endure, the National Military Family Association runs Operation Purple summer camps.

  • Sesame Street characters brings positive message to Fort Leonard Wood children

    Jun 20, 2012

    Several Sesame Street characters made a stop at Fort Leonard Wood with the mission of encouraging military children June 13.

  • U.S. Army South celebrates Army birthday with Paraguayan army partners

    Jun 20, 2012

    ASUNCION, Paraguay - U.S. Army South Soldiers celebrate the U.S. Army birthday with partners from the Paraguayan army June 14, 2012. (Courtesy photo)

  • Army South celebrates Army birthday with Colombian army partners

    Jun 20, 2012

    BOGOTA, Colonbia - U.S. Army South Soldiers celebrate the U.S. Army birthday with partners from the Colombian army June 14, 2012. (Courtesy photo)

  • Springfield Cardinals host Fort Leonard Wood Military Appreciation Day game

    Jun 21, 2012

    Thousands of Soldiers and family members participated in America's pastime June 16, 2012, as guests of honor at the Springfield Cardinals' annual Fort Leonard Wood Military Appreciation Day game.

  • Fort Leonard Wood welcomes new garrison commander

    Jun 20, 2012

    Col. Charles Williams, garrison commander, relinquished command to Col. William Pfeffer during a ceremony at Nutter Field House Friday.

  • Army South celebrates Army Birthday with Argentinian army partners

    Jun 20, 2012

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - U.S. Army South Soldiers celebrate the U.S. Army birthday with partners from the Argentinian army June 14, 2012. (Courtesy photo)

  • Engineers celebrate Regiment's lineage at Fort Leonard Wood

    Jun 20, 2012

    In observance of the 237th Army Engineer birthday, Engineers at Fort Leonard Wood had four days of celebrations last week.

  • Battlefield complexity brings new command, staff tasks

    Jun 22, 2012

    A group of military experts gathered to discuss how future commanders will need to be taught to succeed in an environment future generations could never have imagined, during the AUSA Mission Command Symposium, June 19, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Environmental Clean-Up at Walker Lake, Nevada

    Jun 20, 2012

    Hawthorne Army Depot, the Sacramento District Army Corps of Engineers, the Army Environmental Command and contractors from Northwind Inc., TLI Solutions, NAEVA Geophysics and the Munitions Management Group have partnered together to perform a partial cleanup operation at the south end of Walker Lake in Mineral County, Nevada.

  • Fort Leonard Wood celebrates 237th Army birthday

    Jun 20, 2012

    As the sun rose over Gammon Field June 14, the voices of 10,000 service members singing broke the morning stillness. They were calling out cadences and unit songs in a rare division-style run, to commemorate the Army's 237th Birthday.

  • Share the road for motorcycle safety

    Jun 20, 2012

    Motorcycles are the smallest and most vulnerable type of motor vehicle on the road, according to the U.S Department of Transportation -- they also provide little protection in a crash. In Georgia, 127 motorcycle riders were killed in 2010, accounting for 10 percent of all fatal traffic accidents, according to the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. To ensure the safety of motorcycle riders on post, Fort Benning has policies for military personnel, civilians and contractors.

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomes new commander

    Jun 20, 2012

    Soldiers, civilians, friends and family members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit welcomed a new commander on Wednesday to the 'Home of Champions.' Lt. Col. Don King, Jr. assumed command from Lt. Col. Daniel Hodne at the unit's Ceremony Hill located adjacent to Pool Range Complex. Hodne, who commanded the unit for three years, is headed to the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.

  • ACC Today Summer 2012

    Jun 20, 2012

    The latest edition of the award-winning ACC TODAY magazine is available online.

  • Officials urge awareness regarding bats

    Jun 20, 2012

    When it comes to bats inside a house, taking prompt action is key. For Fort Benning residents, that means calling the maintenance request line at 706-685-3929. Meanwhile, whether near housing or in the wild, Jonathan Neufeldt, wildlife biologist with the Environmental Management Division, Directorate of Public Works, offered some tips on how to interact with bats. "Don't," he said, "even if they're docile. There's always the potential for rabies. Don't touch them. Be aware that they're just as afraid of you as you are of them."

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